Acer LCD Monitor
User Guide


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  • Page 1 Acer LCD Monitor User Guide...
  • Page 2 Serial number: ___________________________________ Date of purchase: ________________________________ Place of purchase: ________________________________ Acer and the Acer logo are registered trademarks of Acer Incorporated. Other companies’ product names or trademarks are used herein for identification purposes only and belong to their respective companies.
  • Page 3: Information For Your Safety And Comfort

    Information for your safety and comfort Safety instructions Read these instructions carefully. Keep this document for future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Special notes on LCD monitors The following are normal with the LCD monitor and do not indicate a problem. •...
  • Page 4: Safe Listening

    The adapter is only used for this monitor, do not be used for other purposes. • Your device uses one of the following power supplies: Manufacture : Delta Electronics Inc., Model: ADP-40PH BB (S235HL Model) Manufacture :Asian Power Devices Inc. Model:DA-40A19 (S235HL Model) Using electrical power •...
  • Page 5: Product Servicing

    people will walk on the cord. • If an extension cord is used with this product, make sure that the total ampere rating of the equipment plugged into the extension cord does not exceed the extension cord ampere rating. Also, make sure that the total rating of all products plugged into the wall outlet does not exceed the fuse rating.
  • Page 6: Additional Safety Information

    We at Acer are very conscious of the environmental effects of our business and strive to identify and provide the best working procedures to reduce the environmental impact of our products.
  • Page 7: Lcd Pixel Statement

    LCD pixel statement The LCD unit is produced with high-precision manufacturing techniques. Nevertheless, some pixels may occasionally misfire or appear as black or red dots. This has no effect on the recorded image and does not constitute a malfunction. This product has been shipped enabled for power management: •...
  • Page 8: Taking Care Of Your Vision

    Taking care of your vision Long viewing hours, wearing incorrect glasses or contact lenses, glare, excessive room lighting, poorly focused screens, very small typefaces and low-contrast displays could stress your eyes. The following sections provide suggestions on how to reduce eyestrain. Eyes •...
  • Page 9: Declaration Of Conformity

    Declaration of Conformity Acer Incorporated 8F, 88, Sec. 1, Xintai 5th Rd. Xizhi, New Taipei City 221, Taiwan, R.O.C. Contact Person: Mr. Easy Lai, E-mail: And, Acer Italy s.r.l Via Lepetit, 40, 20020 Lainate (MI) Italy Tel: +39-02-939-921 ,Fax: +39-02 9399-2913
  • Page 10: Federal Communications Commission Declaration Of Conformity

    Name of Responsible Party: Address of Responsible Party: Contact Person: Phone No.: Fax No.: Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St., San Jose LCD Monitor S235HL S235HL xxxxxx (“x” = 0~9, a ~ z, A ~ Z or Blank) Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St.
  • Page 11 15-pin color display signal cable 24-pin color display signal cable 19-pin color display signal cable Standard timing table Installation Users controls Panel controls Acer eColor Management Operation instructions Features and benefits Using the OSD Menus Picture Menu OSD Menu Setting Menu...
  • Page 12 Troubleshooting VGA Mode DVI/HDMI Mode (Optional)
  • Page 13 Unpacking Please check that the following items are present when you unpack the box, and save the packing materials in case you need to ship or transport the monitor in the future. LCD monitor D-sub cable HDMI cable (Optional) User guide Quick start guide AC Adapter AC Power cord...
  • Page 14: Adjusting The Base

    Adjusting the base Note: The monitor base is attached onto the monitor before shipment and it is undetachable. Carefully remove the monitor from its packaging. Pull the monitor base out fully so that the monitor can be placed on a stable surface in the upright position. Secure the monitor base by turning the white screws (at the bottom of the base) using the integrated tab or a suitable coin.
  • Page 15: Screen Position Adjustment

    Screen position adjustment To optimize the viewing position, you can adjust the monitor tilt, using both of your hands to hold the edges of the monitor. The monitor can be adjusted to 15 degrees up or 5 degrees down. Connecting the adapter and AC Power cord •...
  • Page 16: Display Data Channel (Ddc)

    Display Data Channel (DDC) To make installation easier, so long as your system supports the DDC protocol, the monitor is able to plug-and-play. The DDC is a communication protocol through which the monitor automatically informs the host system about its capabilities; for example, supported resolutions and corresponding timing.
  • Page 17 24-pin color display signal cable PIN No. Description TMDS data 2- TMDS data 2+ TMDS data 2/4 shield DDC clock DDC data TMDS data 1- TMDS data 1+ TMDS data 1/3 shield 19-pin color display signal cable PIN No. Description TMDS Data2+ TMDS Data2- TMDS Data1 Shield...
  • Page 18: Standard Timing Table

    Standard timing table Mode VESA SVGA VESA SXGA VESA WXGA WXGA+ WSXGA+ UXGA VESA Resolution Refresh Rate 640x480 640x480 640x480 66.7 720x400 800x600 800x600 800x600 1024x600 1024x768 1024x768 1152x864 1280x960 1280x1024 1280x720 1280x800 1360x768 1440x900 1680x1050 1600x1200 1920x1080...
  • Page 19: Installation

    Installation To install the monitor on your host system, please follow the steps below: Steps Connect the video cable a Make sure both the monitor and computer are switched off. b Connect the VGA video cable to the computer. c Connect the digital cable (1) Make sure both the monitor and computer are switched off.
  • Page 20: Panel Controls

    OSD menu. Auto/Exit button • • Empowering Key Press this button to open the Acer eColor Management OSD and access the scenario modes. < > button to navigate to the desired function, > button to change the settings of the current function.
  • Page 21: Acer Ecolor Management

    Acer eColor Management Operation instructions 1 Press the Empowering Key to open the Acer eColor Management OSD menu and access the scenario modes. mpowering Technology User < > 2 Press the button to select the desired mode. 3 Press the Auto button to confirm the selection and exit Acer eColor Management.
  • Page 22: Picture Menu

    < > 2 Press the button to select Picture menu. The following options are available in the Picture menu: Acer ecolor Management, Brightness, Contrast, H. Position, V. Position, Focus, Clock, Colour Temp, and Auto Config. < > button to scroll through the Picture options, and press the Menu 3 Press the button to enter its sub-menu.
  • Page 23: Osd Menu

    OSD Menu The OSD menu is used for adjusting the OSD menu location and the timeout setting. H.Position V.Position OSD Timeout 1 Press the Menu button to bring up the OSD menu. < > 2 Press the button to select OSD menu.
  • Page 24: Setting Menu

    Setting Menu The Setting menu is used for adjusting the general settings for current input signal such as aspect ratio, OSD language, and etc. 1 Press the Menu button to bring up the OSD menu. < > 2 Press the button to select Setting menu.
  • Page 25: Information Menu

    Information Menu The Information menu displays the basic information of the LCD monitor. Information 1680x1050 H:65Hz V:60Hz VGA Input S/N:ETLXXXX1326350380B3742 Enter 1 Press the Menu button to bring up the OSD menu. < > 2 To view the basic information of the LCD monitor, press the button to select Information.
  • Page 26: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before sending your LCD monitor for servicing, please check the troubleshooting list below to see if you can self-diagnose the problem. VGA Mode Problem LED status No picture visible Blue Orange Unstable picture Blue Abnormal picture Blue (Image is missing, off-center, too large or too small on the screen.)
  • Page 27: Dvi/Hdmi Mode (Optional)

    DVI/HDMI Mode (Optional) Problem LED status No picture visible Blue Orange Remedy Using the OSD menu, adjust brightness and contrast to maximum or reset to their default settings. Check the power switch. Check if the AC power cord is properly connected to the monitor.

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