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  • Page 1 Acer Projector X1120H/X1220H/X1320WH/P1120/ P1220/P1320W Series User's Manual...
  • Page 2 © 2011. All Rights Reserved. Original Issue: 07/2011 Acer Projector X1120H/X1220H/X1320WH/P1120/P1220/P1320W Series Model number: __________________________________ Serial number: ___________________________________ Date of purchase: ________________________________ Place of purchase: ________________________________...
  • Page 3: Before Cleaning

    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. Before cleaning • Turn the product off and unplug it from the wall outlet before cleaning. •...
  • Page 4 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. • Do not overload a power outlet, strip or receptacle by plugging in too many devices.
  • 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 its end vertically. The projector may fall over, causing injury or damage. • This product is capable of displaying inverted images for ceiling-mounted installation. Only use an Acer ceiling mount kit and ensure it is securely installed. Protect your hearing To protect your hearing, follow these instructions.
  • Page 7 For more information on the Waste from Electrical and Electronics Equipment (WEEE) regulations, visit Mercury advisory For projectors or electronic products containing an LCD/CRT monitor or display: “Lamp(s) contain Mercury, Dispose Properly.” Lamp(s) inside this product contain mercury and must be recycled or disposed of according to local, state or federal laws.
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Adjusting the projected image Adjusting the height of the projected image Optimizing image size and distance Adjusting distance and zoom to optimize image size 16 User controls Installation menu Acer Empowering Technology Onscreen Display Menus Color Image Setting Management Audio...
  • Page 9 Using the stereoscopic player Using 3D glasses (optional) Watching 3D DVD content Appendices Troubleshooting LED and alarm definitions Replacing and cleaning the dust filter Replacing the lamp Ceiling mount installation Specifications Compatibility modes Regulations and safety notices...
  • Page 10: Introduction

    X1220H/P1220 series : Native 1024 x 768 XGA resolution. • X1320WH/P1320W: Native 1280 X 800 resolution. • Acer ColorSafe II technology ensures consistent color rendition over time. • Smart detection delivers quick, intelligent source detection. • Versatile display modes (Bright, Presentation, Standard, Video, Education, Picture, Game, User) for optimum performance in any situation.
  • Page 11: Package Contents

    This projector comes with all the items shown below. Check to make sure your unit is complete. Contact your dealer immediately if anything is missing. Projector Power cord Remote control Batteries acer Projector Quick Start Guide Quick Start Guide Carrying case (optional) Dust filter (optional) VGA cable User’s Manual CD...
  • Page 12: Projector Overview

    Projector overview Front / top Description Lamp cover Zoom ring Focus ring Ventilation Remote control receivers Rear 1 2 3 AUDIO IN HDMI AUDIO OUT Description Audio input connector HDMI input connector S-Video input connector PC analog signal/HDTV/component video input connector (VGA 1-IN or VGA 2-IN) RS-232 connector Mini USB connector...
  • Page 13: Control Panel

    Control panel Icon Function Description SOURCE Changes the active source. KEYSTONE Adjusts the image to compensate for distortion caused by tilting the projector (± 40 degrees). RESYNC Automatically synchronizes the projector to the input source. POWER Power indicator LED LAMP/ Lamp/Temp Indicator LED TEMP •...
  • Page 14: Remote Control Layout

    Remote control layout Icon Function Remote control transmitter FREEZE POWER ASPECT RATIO ZOOM Four directional select keys Description Sends signals to the projector. Pauses the screen image. Refer to "Turning the projector on/off" on page 9. To choose the desired aspect ratio. Zooms the projector display in or out.
  • Page 15 Changes the active source. Automatically synchronizes the projector to the input source. Launches Acer functions: eView, eTimer, ePower, e3D Management. Turns the sound on/off. Adjusts the image to compensate for distortion caused by tilting the projector (± 40 degrees).
  • Page 16 Function Page S-VIDEO Note: Buttons marked with * are not operational on this projector. X1120H/X1220H/P1120/P1220 Description For computer mode only. Use this button to select the next or previous page. This function is only available when connected to a computer via a USB cable.
  • Page 17: Getting Started

    Getting started Connecting the projector Description Audio cable HDMI cable VGA cable RS-232 cable D-Sub D-Sub D-Sub HDMI AUDIO IN MINI HDMI RS-232 VGA1-IN AUDIO OUT VIDEO VGA-OUT VGA2-IN HDMI HDMI S-Video output HDMI Video output Description USB cable S-Video cable Composite video cable Power cord D-Sub...
  • Page 18: Turning The Projector On/Off

    Note: To ensure the projector works well with your computer, please make sure the timing of the display mode is compatible with the projector. Note: * indicates an optional item. Turning the projector on/off Turning the projector on Ensure that the power cord and signal cable are securely connected. The power indicator LED will light blue.
  • 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 shutdown process will vary depending on the Turn Off Mode setting. Please refer to "Management"...
  • Page 20 To raise/lower the image: Use the elevator foot raise/lower the image to the desired height. Elevator foot...
  • Page 21: Optimizing Image Size And Distance

    Optimizing image size and distance X1120H/X1220H/P1120/P1220 Series: 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 68"...
  • Page 22 Desired Screen size distance (Min zoom) <A> Diagonal W (cm) x (inches) H (cm) <B> 69 x 52 93 x 69 116 x 87 139 x 104 162 x 122 185 x 139 208 x 156 231 x 174 278 x 208 324 x 243 370 x 278 417 x 313...
  • Page 23 X1320WH/P1320W Series: Height: 135 cm Desired distance Height: 163 cm From base to top of image...
  • Page 24 Desired Screen size distance (Min zoom) <A> Diagonal W (cm) x (inches) H (cm) <B> 83 x 52 111 x 69 139 x 87 167 x 104 194 x 122 222 x 139 250 x 156 278 x 174 333 x 208 389 x 243 444 x 278 500 x 313...
  • Page 25: Adjusting Distance And Zoom To Optimize Image Size

    Adjusting distance and zoom to optimize image size X1120H/X1220H/P1120/P1220 Series: 2.2 m Height From base to top of image Desired distance...
  • Page 26 The table below shows how to achieve a desired image size by adjusting either the position or the zoom ring. Example: To obtain an image size of 50" set the projector at a distance between 2 m and 2.2 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly.
  • Page 27 X1320WH/P1320W Series: 1.9 m Desired image size Diagonal (inches) W (cm) x H (cm) <A> 65 x 40 86 x 54 108 x 67 129 x 81 151 x 94 172 x 108 194 x 121 215 x 135 258 x 162 323 x 202 388 x 242 431 x 269...
  • Page 28: 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 29: Acer Empowering Technology

    Press to launch the Acer eView Management submenu. Acer eView Management is for display mode "Onscreen Display selection. Please refer to Menus" on page 22 for more details. Press to launch Acer eTimer Management submenu.
  • Page 30 Acer e3D Management Press to launch Acer e3D Management. Acer e3D Management offers quick access "Onscreen to 3D functions. Please refer to Display Menus" on page 22 for more details.
  • Page 31: Onscreen Display Menus

    Onscreen Display Menus The projector has a multilingual OSD that allows 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. • When the OSD is displayed, use the main menu.
  • Page 32: Color

    Color Display Mode There are many factory presets optimized for various types of image. • Bright: For high brightness environments. • Presentation: Higher brightness for meetings and presentations. • Standard: For normal environments. • Video: For playing video in a bright environment. •...
  • Page 33: Image

    Tint Adjusts the color balance of red and green. • Press • Press Advanced Use this function to adjust advanced color settings. • Color Temperature: Adjust the color temperature. At higher color temperatures, the screen looks colder; at lower color temperatures, the screen looks warmer.
  • Page 34 • Rear: When you select this function, the projector reverses the image so you can project from behind a translucent screen. • Rear-Ceiling: When you select this function, the projector reverses and inverts the image at same time. You can project from behind a translucent screen with ceiling mounted projection.
  • Page 35 HDMI Color Adjust the color range of the HDMI image data to correct color Range display errors. • Auto: Automatically adjust using information from the player. • Limited Range: Process the input image as limited color range data. • Full Range: Process the input image as full color range data. HDMI Scan Info Adjust the overscan ratio of the HDMI image on screen.
  • Page 36: Setting

    Use this function to select your desired startup screen. If you change the setting, the changes will take effect when you exit the OSD menu. • Acer: The default Acer projector startup screen. • User: Use a customized picture from the screen capture function.
  • Page 37 Use this function to customize the startup screen. To capture the image that you want to use as the startup screen, follow the instructions below. • Change the Startup Screen from the default setting (Acer) to User. • Press Screen Capture to customize the startup screen.
  • Page 38 Security Security This projector is equipped with a useful security function for the administrator to manage projector use. Press to change the Security setting. If the security function is enabled, your must enter the Administrator Password first before changing the security settings. •...
  • Page 39 Press MENU for more than four seconds when the Enter Password or Enter Administrator Password dialog box is currently displayed. • Write down the Unlock ID and contact with Acer service center. They will give you a new Administrator Password according to the Unlock ID. Lock User Startup Screen •...
  • Page 40: Management

    Management Choose On to dim the projector lamp which will lower power ECO Mode consumption, extend the lamp life and reduce noise. Choose Off to return normal mode. Choose On to turn on High Altitude mode. Operate the fans at full High Altitutde speed continuously to allow for proper cooling of the projector.
  • Page 41 • Mute Choose On to mute the volume. • Choose Off to restore the volume. Choose On to enable the 3D functions supported by TI DLP 3D technology. Choose this item when using DLP 3D glasses, a quad buffer (NVIDIA or ATI) graphics card and HQFS format file or DVD with corresponding SW player.
  • Page 42: Language

    Language Language Choose the language for your OSD menu. Use the key to select your preferred language. Press to confirm the selection.
  • Page 43: 3D Projection

    3D projection The Acer projector you have bought has integrated DLP 3D technology. Important: When you turn the 3D technology on, you will be shown a reminder that 3D is enabled. If you do not wish to view 3D content, you should turn it off, otherwise the image may not be projected at full brightness.
  • Page 44 Set 3D to On. Alternatively, press on your projector’s remote control to open Acer e3D Management. From the 3D options, select On. If you find that the 3D content is not displaying properly, try selecting 3D Sync Invert from the projector OSD or Acer e3D Management.
  • Page 45: Using The Stereoscopic Player

    Important: If you have an NVIDIA graphics card and the NVIDIA 3D Vision drivers installed, you may need to disable the Stereoscopic feature to use the DLP 3D technology. Using the stereoscopic player You need to have a stereoscopic player in order to view 3D content. The instructions below explain how to view 3D content using the stereoscopic player that is available at
  • Page 46: Using 3D Glasses (Optional)

    Watching 3D DVD content If you have a DVD player that supports 3D playback, you can watch 3D DVD contant using your Acer 3D-enabled projector. Connect your DVD player to the projector using any of the available input formats. Press the MENU button on the projector remote control to open the OSD.
  • Page 47 If you find that the 3D content is not displaying properly, try selecting 3D Sync Invert from the projector OSD or Acer e3D Management.
  • Page 48: 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 Solution No image appears • onscreen •...
  • Page 49: Problems With The Projector

    Image is unstable • or flickering • Image has vertical • flickering bar • Image is out of • focus • Image is stretched When you play a DVD encoded in anamorphic or 16:9 aspect ratio you may need to adjust the following settings: when displaying a •...
  • Page 50: Osd Messages

    Lamp burns out or makes a popping sound OSD messages Condition Message 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 51: Led And Alarm Definitions

    LED and alarm definitions LED indicators Indicator Power LED Blue Power events Standby Normal turn on mode Flashing for 30 seconds after power on then steady blue Download mode Normal turn off mode Turn on mode with Flashing for 15 cooling seconds then steady blue...
  • Page 52: Replacing And Cleaning The Dust Filter

    Replacing and cleaning the dust filter Turn the projector off then unplug the power cord. Pull the dust filter out (Illustration #1). Clean or replace the dust filter. To put the dust filter back, reverse the previous steps. Cleaning the dust filter Clean the dust filter after every 1000 hours of use.
  • Page 53: Replacing The Lamp

    Replacing 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! When you see this message, change the lamp as soon as possible. Make sure the projector has cooled down for at least 45 minutes before changing the lamp.
  • Page 54: 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 55 Use the appropriate number of screws for the projector size to attach the projector to the ceiling mount bracket. Smaller Washer Large Washer Projector Bracket Supports projector and allows - for adjustments Note: It is recommended that you keep a reasonable space between the bracket and the projector to allow for proper heat distribution.
  • Page 56 3 mm diameter screws are enclosed in the screw pack. Models Screw Type B Diameter (mm) X1120H/ X1220H/ X1320WH/ P1120/P1220/ P1320W SCREW SPEC. M4 x 8 mm Tightening Screw Allen Key Allen Key Tightening Screw Washer Type...
  • Page 57: 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 58 I/O connectors Standard package contents * Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. • Power socket • VGA input x2 • Mini-B USB • RS-232 • Composite video • S-Video • VGA output • 3.5 mm audio jack input •...
  • Page 59: Compatibility Modes

    Compatibility modes A. VGA analog VGA analog - PC signal Modes Resolution 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 480 SVGA 800 x 600 800 x 600 800 x 600 800 x 600 800 x 600 800 x 600 1024 x 768...
  • Page 60 VGA analog - Extended wide timing Modes Resolution WXGA 1280 x 768 1280 x 768 1280 x 768 1280 x 720 1280 x 720 1280 x 720 1280 x 800 1280 x 800 1440 x 900 1680 x 1050 1366 x 768 1920 x 1080-RB 1024 x 600 VGA analog - Component signal...
  • Page 61 800 x 600 800 x 600 800 x 600 800 x 600 1024 x 768 1024 x 768 1024 x 768 1024 x 768 1024 x 768 SXGA 1152 x 864 1152 x 864 1152 x 864 1280 x 1024 1280 x 1024 1280 x 1024 1280 x 1024...
  • Page 62 HDMI - Video signal Modes Resolution 480i 720 x 480 480p 720 x 480 576i 720 x 576 576p 720 x 576 720p 1280 x 720 720p 1280 x 720 1080i 1920 x 1080 1080i 1920 x 1080 1080p 1920 x 1080 1080p 1920 x 1080 Horizontal scan rate:...
  • Page 63: 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. This device generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
  • Page 64: 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 65: 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 66 -. 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 Jun. 30, 2011...
  • Page 67 Product: 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 FSV1101/FNX1102/FWX1103 X1120H/X1220H/X1320WH P1120/P1220/P1320W D401D/D411D/D421D EV-S32H/EV-X32H/EV-W32H series Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St.