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Acer Projector
H6500/E-140/HE-802 Series
User's Guide



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  • Page 1 Acer Projector H6500/E-140/HE-802 Series User's 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 Read these instructions carefully. Keep this document for future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Turning the product off before cleaning Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners.
  • Page 4 • To avoid damage of internal components and to prevent battery leakage, do not place the product on a vibrating surface. • Never use it under sporting, exercising, or any vibrating environment which will probably cause unexpected short current or damage rotor devices, lamp.
  • Page 5 Product servicing Do not attempt to service this product yourself, as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage points or other risks. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel when: •...
  • Page 6 Do not stand the projector on end vertically. It may cause the projector to fall over, causing injury or damage. • This product is capable of displaying inverted images for ceiling mount installation. Only use acer ceiling mount kit for mounting the projector and ensure it is securely installed.
  • Page 7 Equipment (WEEE) regulations, visit Sustainability/sustainability01.htm Mercury advisory For projectors or electronic products containing an LCD/CRT monitor or display: Lamp(s) inside this product contain mercury and must be recycled or disposed of according to local, state or federal laws. For more information, contact the Electronic Industries Alliance at
  • Page 8: Precautions

    viii First things first Usage Notes • Turn off the product before cleaning. • Use a soft cloth moistened with mild detergent to clean the display housing. • Disconnect the power plug from AC outlet if the product is not being used for a long period of time.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Adjusting the Height of Projected Image How to optimize image size and distance How to get a preferred image size by adjusting distance and zoom User Controls Installation menu Acer Empowering Technology Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus Color Image Management Setting...
  • Page 10 LED & Alarm Definition Listing Replacing and cleaning the dust filters Replacing the Lamp Ceiling Mount Installation Specifications Compatibility modes Regulations and safety notices...
  • Page 11: Introduction

    • Native 1920 x 1080 1080p resolution 4:3 / 16:9 / L.Box aspect ratio supported • Acer ColorBoost technology delivers nature’s true colors for vivid, life-like images • Acer ColorSafe II technology ensures consistent color rendition over time. •...
  • Page 12: Package Overview

    This projector comes with all the items shown below. Check to make sure your unit is complete. Contact your dealer immediately if any thing is missing. Projector with lens cap Acer Projector Security Card Security card Quick start guide Dust filters (Option)
  • Page 13: Projector Overview

    Projector Overview Projector Outlook Front / upper side Description Control panel Ventilation (inlet) Ventilation (outlet) Elevator button Elevator foot Rear side Description Power socket USB connector PC analog signal/HDTV/component video input connector (VGA IN) YPbPr/YCbCr input connector Composite video input connector Description Zoom lever Remote control receivers...
  • Page 14: Control Panel

    Confirm your selection of items. See the contents in "Turning the Projector On/Off" section. Temp Indicator LED to select items or make adjustments to your selection. Changes the active source. Unique Acer functions: eView, eTimer, ePower Management. Receives signals from remote control.
  • Page 15: Remote Control Layout

    To choose the desired aspect ratio (Auto/4:3/16:9/L.Box) ZOOM Zooms the projector display in or out. Empowering key Unique Acer functions: eView, eTimer, ePower Management. KEYSTONE Adjusts the image to compensate for distortion caused by tilting the projector (± 15 degrees).
  • Page 16 Icon Function COLOR Press "COLOR" to adjust the color temperature of image. Press "VGA" to change source to the VGA connector. This connector supports analog RGB, YPbPr (480p/576p/720p/ 1080i), YCbCr (480i/576i) and RGBsync. COMPONENT Press "COMPONENT" to change source to Component video. This connection supports YPbPr (480p/576p/720p/1080p) and YCbCr (480i/576i/1080i).
  • Page 17: Getting Started

    Getting Started Connecting the Projector D-Sub HDTV adapter D-Sub Description Power cord USB cable VGA cable VGA to component/HDTV adapter Note: To ensure the projector works well with your computer, please make sure the timing of the display mode is compatible with the projector.
  • Page 18: Turning The Projector On/Off

    Turning the Projector On/Off Turning on the Projector Remove the lens cap.(Illustration #1) Ensure that the power cord and signal cable are securely connected. The Power indicator LED will flash red. Turn on the projector by pressing "Power" button on the control panel, and the Power indicator LED will turn blue.(Illustration #2) Turn on your source (computer, notebook, video player ,etc.).
  • Page 19: Turning The Projector Off

    Turning the projector off To turn the projector off, press the power button. This message appears: "Please press the power button again to complete the shutdown process." Press the power button again. The LED power indicator will turn RED and blink rapidly after the projector is turned off, and the fan(s) will continue to operate for about 2 minutes to ensure that the system cools properly.
  • Page 20: Adjusting The Projected Image

    Adjusting the Projected Image Adjusting the Height of Projected Image The projector is equipped with elevator feet for adjusting the height of image. To raise the image: Press the elevator foot release. (Illustration #1) Raise the image to the desired height angle (Illustration #2), then release the button to lock the elevator foot into position.
  • Page 21: How To Optimize Image Size And Distance

    How to optimize image size and distance Consult the table below to find the optimal image sizes achievable when the projector is positioned at a desired distance from the screen. Example: If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 75"...
  • Page 22 Screen size Desired (Min zoom) Distance Diagonal <A> (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) <B> 83 x 47 111 x 63 139 x 78 167 x 94 194 x 109 222 x 125 250 x 141 278 x 156 333 x 188 389 x 219 444 x 250 500 x 281...
  • Page 23: How To Get A Preferred Image Size By Adjusting Distance And Zoom

    How to get a preferred image size by adjusting distance and zoom 2.4 m The table below shows how to achieve a desired image size by adjusting either the position or the zoom ring. For example: to obtain an image size of 60" set the projector at a distance 2.0 m and 2.4 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly.
  • Page 24 Desired Image Size Diagonal (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) <A> 66 x 37 89 x 50 111 x 62 133 x 75 155 x 87 177 x 100 199 x 112 221 x 125 266 x 149 332 x 187 398 x 224 443 x 249 553x 311...
  • Page 25: User Controls

    The new settings will be saved automatically upon exiting the menu. Push the menu button anytime to exit the menu and return to the Acer welcome screen.
  • Page 26: Acer Empowering Technology

    Acer eView Management Acer eTimer Management Acer ePower Management Acer Empowering Key provide three Acer unique functions, they are "Acer eView Management", "Acer eTimer Management" and "Acer ePower Management" respectively. Press " key for more than one second to launch the Onscreen display main menu to modify its function.
  • Page 27: Onscreen Display (Osd) Menus

    Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus The projector has multilingual OSD that allow you to make image adjustments and change a variety of settings. Using the OSD menus • To open the OSD menu, press "MENU" on the remote control or control panel.
  • Page 28: Color

    Color Display Mode There are many factory presets optimized for various types of images. • Bright: For brightness optimization. • Presentation: For meeting presentation with higher brightness. • Standard: For common environment. • Movie: For brighter and general movie/video/photo playing. •...
  • Page 29 Advanced Noise Reduction Adjusts signal noise reduction."0" means the noise reduction is off, ">0" increase noise reduction. Sharpeness Adjusts the sharpness of the image. • Press • Press Brilliant Color Produces an expanded on-screen color spectrum that delivers enhanced color saturation for bright, true-to-life images. This feature is "On"...
  • Page 30: Image

    Image Projection Front • The factory default setting. Ceiling • When you select this function, the projector inverts the image for ceiling-mounted projection. Rear • When you select this function, the projector reverses the image so you can project from behind a translucent screen. Rear-Ceiling •...
  • Page 31: Management

    H. Position • Press (Horizontal • position) Press V. Position • Press (Vertical position) • Press Frequency "Frequency" changes the projector's refresh rate to match the frequency of your computer’s graphics card. If you can see a vertical flickering bar in the projected image, use this function to make the necessary adjustments.
  • Page 32 Lamp Hour Elapse Displays the lamp’s elapsed operating time (in hours). Lamp Reminding Activate this function to display a reminder to change the lamp 30 hours before its expected end-of-life. Lamp Hour Reset Press the counter to 0 hours. button and choose "Yes" to turn the lamp hour...
  • Page 33: Setting

    Setting Menu Location Choose the menu location on the display screen. Closed Caption Selects a preferred closed captioning mode from CC1, CC2, CC3, CC4, (CC1 displays captions in the primary language in your area). Select "Off" to turn off the captioning feature. This function is only available when a composite video or S-Video input signal is selected and its system format is NTSC.
  • Page 34 Administrator Password is. • If losing this security card and number, please contact with an Acer service center. Auto Screen Default is "On", the down/up move of electronic screen will be related with power on/off of Projector.
  • Page 35: Timer

    Timer • Timer Location Choose the location of the timer on the screen. Timer Start • Press Timer Period • Press Timer Display • Press screen. Language Language Choose the multilingual OSD menu. Use the select your preferred menu language. •...
  • Page 36: Appendices

    Appendices Troubleshooting If you experience a problem with your Acer projector, refer to the following troubleshooting guide. If the problem persists, please contact your local reseller or service center. Image Problems and Solutions Problem No image appears • onscreen •...
  • Page 37 Partial, scrolling • or incorrectly displayed image • (For notebooks) • The screen of the • notebook computer is not displaying your presentation • Image is unstable • or flickering • Image has vertical • flickering bar • Image is out of •...
  • Page 38: Problems With The Projector

    Image is too small • or too large • • Image has slanted • sides • Image is reversed • Problems with the Projector Condition The projector stops responding to all controls Lamp burns out or makes a popping sound Adjust the zoom ring on the top of the projector.
  • Page 39: Osd Messages

    OSD Messages Condition Message Reminder Message Fan Fail - the system fan is not working. Projector Overheated - the projector has exceeded its recommended operating temperature and must be allowed to cool down before it may be used. Replace the lamp - the lamp is about to reach its maximum lifetime.
  • Page 40: Led & Alarm Definition Listing

    LED & Alarm Definition Listing LED Messages Message Power Plug Flash ON to OFF 100ms Standby Power button ON Lamp retry Cooling state Power button OFF: Cooling completed; Standby Mode Firmware Download Thermal Switch error (T ≤ 105°C) (Lamp Over Temperature) OSD shows “Projector Overheated”...
  • Page 41: Replacing And Cleaning The Dust Filters

    Replacing and cleaning the dust filters Replacing the dust filters Turn the projector off then unplug the power cord. Pull the both sides dust filters out. (Illustration #1) Clean or replace the dust filter. To put the dust filters back, reverse the previous step. When dust filters are implemented, please set the system to be high altitude mode.
  • Page 42: Replacing The Lamp

    Replacing the Lamp Use a screwdriver to remove the screw(s) from the cover, and then pull out the lamp. The projector will detect the lamp life. You will be shown a warning message "Lamp is approaching the end of its useful life in full power operation. Replacement Suggested!"...
  • Page 43: Ceiling Mount Installation

    Ceiling Mount Installation If you wish to install the projector using a ceiling mount, please refer to the steps below: Drill four holes into a solid, structurally sound part of the ceiling, and secure the mount base. Note: Screws are not included. Please obtain the appropriate screws for your type of ceiling.
  • Page 44 Use the appropriate number of screws for the projector size to attach the projector to the ceiling mount bracket. Note: It is recommended that you keep a reasonable space between the bracket and the projector to allow for proper heat distribution.
  • Page 45 Note: The appropriate type of screw and washer for each model is listed in the table below. 3 mm diameter screws are enclosed in the screw pack. Models Screw Type B Diameter (mm) H6500/E-140/HE-802 SCREW SPEC. M3 x 10 mm Length (mm) Large 160.0 mm Washer Type...
  • Page 46: Specifications

    Specifications The specifications listed below are subject to change without notice. For final specs, please refer to Acer's published marketing specifications. Projection system Resolution Computer compatibility Video compatibility Aspect ratio Displayable colors Projection lens Projection screen size (diagonal) Projection distance...
  • Page 47 Standard package contents * Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. • AC power cord x1 • VGA cable x1 • Remote control x1 • Batteries x2 (for remote control) • User's Guide (CD-ROM) x1 • Quick start guide x1 •...
  • Page 48: Compatibility Modes

    Compatibility modes A. VGA Analog VGA Analog - PC Signal Modes Resolution 640x480 640x480 640x480 640x480 SVGA 800x600 800x600 800x600 800x600 800x600 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 SXGA 1152x864 1152x864 1152x864 1280x1024 1280x1024 1280x1024 1280x1024 QuadVGA 1280x960 1280x960 SXGA+ 1400x1050 UXGA 1600x1200 PowerBook G4 640x480...
  • Page 49 VGA Analog - Extended Wide timing Modes Resolution WXGA 1280x768 1280x768 1280x768 1280x720 1280x800 1440x900 WSXGA+ 1680x1050 1366x768 1920x1080 VGA Analog -Component Signal Modes Resolution 480i 720x480 576i 720x576 480p 720x480 576p 720x576 720p 1280x720 720p 1280x720 1080i 1920x1080 1080i 1920x1080 1080p 1920x1080...
  • Page 50 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 SXGA 1152x864 1152x864 1152x864 1280x1024 1280x1024 1280x1024 1280x1024 QuadVGA 1280x960 1280x960 SXGA+ 1400x1050 UXGA 1600x1200 PowerBook G4 640x480 PowerBook G4 640x480 PowerBook G4 800x600 PowerBook G4 1024x768 PowerBook G4 1152x870 PowerBook G4 1280x960 i Mac DV(G3) 1024x768 HDMI - Extended Wide timing Modes Resolution...
  • Page 51 HDMI - Video Signal Modes Resolution 480i 720x480(1440x480) 480p 720x480 576i 720x576(1440x576) 576p 720x576 720p 1280x720 720p 1280x720 1080i 1920x1080 1080i 1920x1080 1080p 1920x1080 1080p 1920x1080 1080p 1920x1080 Horizontal scan Graphic source rate: monitor range limits Vertical scan rate: Max. pixel rate: Max.
  • Page 52: Regulations And Safety Notices

    Regulations and safety notices FCC notice This device has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
  • Page 53: Declaration Of Conformity For Eu Countries

    Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme a la norme NMB-003 du Canada. Declaration of Conformity for EU countries Acer hereby declares that this projector series is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. Compliant with Russian regulatory certification...
  • Page 54: 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, And, Acer Italy s.r.l Via Lepetit, 40, 20020 Lainate (MI) Italy Tel: +39-02-939-921, Fax: +39-02 9399-2913,
  • Page 55 -. EN301 893 (Applicable to 5GHz high performance RLAN). Year to begin affixing CE marking 2011. _______________________________ Easy Lai /Manager Regulation Center, Acer Inc. Acer Incorporated 8F, 88, Sec. 1, Xintai 5th Rd., Xizhi, New Taipei City 221,Taiwan, R.O.C. Aug. 24, 2011...
  • Page 56 Model Number: Machine Type: Name of Responsible Party: Address of Responsible Party: Contact Person: Phone No.: Fax No.: Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St., San Jose DLP Projector M1P1108 H6500/E140/HE-802 Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St.

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