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Acer Projector
P1100/P1100A/P1100C/P1200/
P1200A/P1200B/P1200C/P1200n/
P1200i/P1203/P1206/P1300WB/
P1303W Series
User's Guide

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  • Page 1 Acer Projector P1100/P1100A/P1100C/P1200/ P1200A/P1200B/P1200C/P1200n/ P1200i/P1203/P1206/P1300WB/ P1303W 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 http://www.acer-group.com/public/ 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 www.eiae.org.
  • Page 8: Precautions

    viii First thing 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

    First thing first Usage notes Precautions Introduction Product Features Package Overview Projector Overview Projector Outlook Control Panel Remote Control Layout (P1100/P1200/P1203/ P1206/P1303W) Remote Control Layout (P1100A/P1100C/P1200A/ P1200B/P1200C/P1200i/P1200n/P1300WB) Getting Started Connecting the Projector (P1100/P1200/P1203/ P1206/P1303W) Connecting the Projector (P1100A/P1100C/P1200A/ P1200B/P1200C/P1200i/P1200n/P1300WB) Turning the Projector On/Off...
  • Page 10 Setting Audio Timer Language Acer LAN webpage management How to login in Home Control Panel Network Setting Alert Setting Logout Appendices Troubleshooting LED & Alarm Definition Listing Replacing and cleaning the dust filters Replacing the Lamp Ceiling Mount Installation Specifications...
  • Page 11: Introduction

    P1300WB/P1303W: Native 1280 x 800 WXGA resolution 4:3 / 16:9 aspect ratio supported (P1100/P1100A/P1100C/P1200/P1200A/ P1200B/P1200C/P1200n/P1200i/P1203/P1206) Full/4:3/16:9/L.Box aspect ratio supported (P1300WB/P1303W) • Acer ColorBoost technology delivers nature’s true colors for vivid, life-like images • High brightness and contrast ratio • Versatile display modes (Bright, Presentation, Standard, Video, Education, User) enable optimum performance in any situation •...
  • Page 12: Package Overview

    P1100A/P1100C/P1200A/ for P1100A/P1100C/P1200A/ P1200B/P1200C/P1200i/ P1200B/P1200C/P1200i/ P1300WB) 1 x Wireless antenna (P1200i) Power cord 2 x Batteries Carrying case Remote control (#A for P1100/P1200/P1203/ P1206/P1303W) P1300WB) (#B for P1100A/P1100C/ P1200A/P1200B/P1200C/ P1200n/P1200i/P1300WB) Dust Filters (Option) VGA cable (#A) (#B) 3J 8 S...
  • Page 13: Projector Overview

    Projector Overview Projector Outlook Front / upper side Description Control panel Ventilation (inlet) Ventilation (outlet) Elevator button Elevator foot Rear side (P1100/P1200/P1203/P1206/P1303W Series) P1100/P1200/ P1203/P1206/ P1303W P1203/P1303W/ P1206 P1100/P1200 Description Zoom lever Remote control receiver Focus ring Zoom lens 10 Lens cap...
  • Page 14 Description Power socket USB connector HDMI connector Monitor loop-through output connector (VGA-Out) PC analog signal/HDTV/component video input connector (VGA IN/VGA IN 1) Composite video input connector S-Video input connector Rear side (P1100A/P1100C/P1200A/P1200B/P1200C/P1200n/ P1200i/P1300WB series) P1100A/P1200A/ P1200B/P1200C/ P1100C/P1200i/ P1200n/P1300WB P1100A/P1200A P1200n P1200i P1200B/P1300WB P1100C/P1200C...
  • Page 15 Description USB connector Power socket S-Video input connector Composite video input connector Monitor loop-through output connector (VGA-Out) PC analog signal/HDTV/component video input connector Audio input connector RS232 connector Kensington lock port Below items are for P1100A/P1200A only: 10 LAN (RJ45 Port for 10/100M Ethernet) 11 Audio output connector 12 USB connector (mini B Type) 13 Reset button...
  • Page 16: Control Panel

    OSD menu. • 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: eOpening, eView, eTimer, ePower Management.
  • Page 17: Remote Control Layout (P1100/P1200/P1203/ P1206/P1303W)

    Aim the remote at the viewing screen, press and hold this button to activate the laser pointer. This function is not supported in Japanese market. Empowering Unique Acer functions: eOpening, eView, eTimer, ePower Management. KEYSTONE Adjusts the image to compensate for distortion caused by tilting the projector (±...
  • Page 18 Icon Function Four Use up, down, left, right buttons to select items or make directional adjustments to your selection. select keys • MENU • PgUp/PgDn For computer mode only. Use this button to select the next or previous page. This function is only available when USB Ctrl connector(USB type B) is connected to a computer via a USB cable.
  • Page 19: Remote Control Layout (P1100A/P1100C/P1200A/ P1200B/P1200C/P1200I/P1200N/P1300Wb)

    Aim the remote at the viewing screen, press and hold this button to activate the laser pointer. This function is not supported in Japanese market. Empowering key Unique Acer functions: eOpening, eView, eTimer, ePower Management. KEYSTONE Adjusts the image to compensate for distortion caused by tilting the projector (±...
  • Page 20 Icon Function • MENU • PAGE 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. Pre./Rewind Press "Pre./Rewind" to go to previous index or press continuously to rewind the playing media file.
  • Page 21: Getting Started

    Getting Started Connecting the Projector (P1100/P1200/ P1203/P1206/P1303W) Monitor DVD player HDM I D-Sub Audio Output Description Power cord USB cable HDMI cable VGA cable VGA to component/HDTV adapter 3 RCA component cable DVD player, Set-up Box, Video Output HDTV receiver...
  • Page 22: Connecting The Projector (P1100A/P1100C/P1200A/ P1200B/P1200C/P1200I/P1200N/P1300Wb)

    Connecting the Projector (P1100A/P1100C/ P1200A/P1200B/P1200C/P1200i/P1200n/ P1300WB) Video Output S-Video Output DVD player HDMI Keyboard Description Power cord USB cable HDMI cable S-Video cable Composite video 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 DVD player, Set-up Box,...
  • Page 23 with the projector. Note: "*" USB drive limitation, do not support power consumption over 500mA. Please have external power for USB device.
  • Page 24: 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.
  • Page 25: 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 26: 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 27: 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. • P1100/P1100A/P1100C/P1200/P1200A/P1200B/P1200C/P1200n/P1200i/P1203/ P1206 series Example: If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 69" and 76".
  • Page 28 P1100/P1100A/P1100C/P1200/P1200A/P1200B/P1200C/P1200n/ P1200i/P1203/P1206 series Screen size Desired (Min zoom) Distance Diagonal <A> (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) <B> 70 x 52 93 x 70 116 x 87 140 x 105 163 x 122 186 x 140 209 x 157 233 x 174...
  • Page 29 • P1300WB/P1303W series Example: If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 82" and 90". P1300WB/P1303W series Note: Remind as below figure, the space of 135 cm height is required when located at 3m distance. Figure: Fixed distance with different zoom and screen size.
  • Page 30 P1300WB/P1303W series Screen size Desired (Min zoom) Distance Diagonal <A> (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) <B> 88 x 55 118 x 74 147 x 92 176 x 110 206 x 129 235 x 147 265 x 165 294 x 184 353 x 221 412 x 257 471 x 294...
  • Page 31: How To Get A Preferred Image Size By Adjusting Distance And Zoom

    How to get a preferred image size by adjusting distance and zoom P1100/P1100A/P1100C/P1200/P1200A/P1200B/P1200C/P1200n/ P1200i/P1203/P1206 series 2.2 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 50" set the projector at a distance 2 m and 2.2 m from the screen and adjust the zoom...
  • Page 32 P1100/P1100A/P1100C/P1200/P1200A/P1200B/P1200C/P1200n/ P1200i/P1203/P1206 series Desired Image Size Diagonal (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) <A> 61 x 46 81 x 61 102 x 76 122 x 91 142 x 107 163 x 122 183 x 137 203 x 152 244 x 183...
  • Page 33 P1300WB/P1303W series 1.8m 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 50" set the projector at a distance 1.7 m and 1.8 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly.
  • Page 34 P1300WB/P1303W series Desired Image Size Diagonal (inch) 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 35: 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 36: Acer Empowering Technology

    Empowering Acer eView Management Acer eTimer Management Acer eOpening Management Acer Empowering Key provides four Acer unique functions, they are "Acer eView Management", "Acer eTimer Management" and "Acer eOpening 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 37 Acer ePower Management Press " " to launch "Acer ePower Management". "Acer ePower Management" provides user one shortcut to save lamp and projector life. Please refer to Onscreen Display section for more detail.
  • Page 38: 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 39: 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. • Video: For playing video in a bright environment. •...
  • Page 40: Image

    Tint Adjusts the color balance of red and green. • Press • Press Note: "Saturation" and "Tint" functions are not supported under computer mode or HDMI (RGB) mode. Image Projection mode • Front: The factory default setting. • Rear: Reverses the image so you can project from behind a translucent screen.
  • Page 41 Use this function to choose your desired aspect ratio. Aspect Ratio • Auto: Keep the image with original width-higth ratio and maxi mize the image to fit native horizontal or vertical pixels. • Full: Resize image to fit full screen by width (1280 pixels) and height (800 pixels).
  • Page 42 Note: "H. Position", "V. Position", "Frequency" and "Tracking" functions are not supported under HDMI or Video mode. Note: "Sharpness" functions is not supported under HDMI (RGB) and Computer mode. Note: 3D function is supported by VGA source only. Please see timing table for detail 3D timings.
  • Page 43: Management

    Management ECO Mode Choose "On" to dim the projector lamp which will lower power consumption, extend the lamp life and reduce noise. Choose "Off" to return normal mode. High Altitude Choose "On" to turn on High Altitude mode. Operate the fans at full speed continuously to allow for proper high altitude cooling of the projector.
  • Page 44: 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 startup screen of your Acer projector. • User: Use memorize picture from "Screen Capture" function. P1200i...
  • Page 45 "Keystone" is set to the default value 0 and the aspect ratio is set to 4:3. For details, refer to the "Image" section. • Change the "Startup Screen" from the default setting "Acer" to "User". • Press "Screen Capture" to customize the startup screen.
  • Page 46 Administrator Password is. • If losing this security card and number, please contact with an Acer service center. Lock User Startup Screen • Default Lock User Startup Screen is "OFF". If lock user startup screen is "ON", users cannot change startup screen anymore...
  • Page 47: Audio

    Reset • Press the parameters on all menus to the factory default settings. • Default is "Off". Choose "On" to enable LAN connection. (for P1100A/P1200A/P1200B/P1200C/P1200n/P1300WB only) • LAN IP/Mask Identify IP and Mask address. (for P1100A/P1200A/P1200B/ P1200C/P1200i/P1200n/P1300WB only) • LAN Reset Reset LAN function.
  • Page 48: Timer

    Timer • Timer Location Choose the location of the timer on the screen. Timer Start • Press Timer Period • Press • Timer Volume Select this function to adjust the notification volume when the timer function is enabled and time is up. Timer Display •...
  • Page 49: Acer Lan Webpage Management

    How to login in Open browser and enter the Server IP address by 192. 168. 0.100 to find below homepage of acer LAN webpage management. A password is needed to login in before using. Select a user. Administrator is with high authority that can process more operations such as network setting and alert setting.
  • Page 50: Home

    Home Home page shows connection status and you can find three main functions listed, Control Panel, Networking Setting and Alert Setting. Note: Control Panel and Network Setting are only for Administrator account. Control Panel Enduser can control and adjust projector setting value via this page.
  • Page 51: Network Setting

    Network Setting Enduser can set IP address, group name and password as wish. After change network configurations or password, projector will reboot automatically after press "Apply". Note: Group Name and projector Name must be less then 32 characters. Alert Setting Enduser can send mail with error message right away if projector has problem.
  • Page 52: Logout

    Logout After tap Logout, you will return to login page within 5 seconds.
  • Page 53: 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 54 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 55 Image is stretched When you play a DVD encoded in anamorphic or 16:9 when displaying a aspect ratio you may need to adjust the following "widescreen" settings: DVD title • • • Image is too small • or too large •...
  • Page 56: Osd Messages

    OSD Messages Condition 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 57: Problems With The Projector

    Problems with the Projector Condition The projector stops responding to all controls Lamp burns out or makes a popping sound Solution If possible, turn off the projector, then unplug the power cord and wait at least 30 seconds before reconnecting power. When the lamp reaches the end of its useful life, it will burn out and may make a loud popping sound.
  • Page 58: Led & Alarm Definition Listing

    LED & Alarm Definition Listing LED Messages Lamp LED Message Standby (power cord plugged in) Power button ON Lamp retry Turning off (cooling state) Turning off (cooling completed) Error (thermal failure) Error (fan lock failure) Error (lamp breakdown) Error (color Wheel fail) flashing Temp LED Quick...
  • Page 59: 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 60: 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 61: 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 62 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 63 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 Diameter (mm) P1100/P1100A/P1100C/P1200/ P1200A/P1200B/P1200C/P1200n/ P1200i/P1203/P1206/P1300WB/ P1303W SCREW SPEC. M3 x 10 mm...
  • Page 64: 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 65 Remote control Digital Zoom Power supply Power consumption Operating temperature Standard package contents P1203/ P1100/ I/O connectors P1206/ P1200 P1303W Power socket HDMI VGA input Composite video S-Video VGA output 3.5 mm audio jack input PS232 USB (for remote computer control) 3.5 mm audio jack...
  • Page 66 * Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 67: Compatibility Modes

    Compatibility modes A. VGA Analog VGA Analog - PC Signal Modes Resolution 640x480 640x480 640x480 640x480 640x480 SVGA 800x600 800x600 800x600 800x600 800x600 800x600 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 SXGA 1152x864 1152x864 1152x864 1280X1024 1280X1024 1280X1024 1280X1024 QuadVGA 1280x960 1280x960 SXGA+ 1400x1050 UXGA...
  • Page 68 VGA Analog - Extended Wide timing Modes Resolution WXGA 1280x768 1280x768 1280x768 1280x720 1280x800 1440x900 1680x1050 1366x768 1920x1080-RB 1920x1080-EIA 1024x600 VGA Analog -Component Signal Modes Resolution 480i 720x480 480p 720x480 576i 720x576 576p 720x576 720p 1280x720 720p 1280x720 1080i 1920x1080 1080i 1920x1080 1080p...
  • Page 69 800x600 800x600 800x600 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 1152x864 1152x864 1280x1024 1280x1024 1280x1024 1280x1024 1280x960 PowerBook G4 640x480 640x480 800x600 1024x768 1152x870 1280x960 i Mac DV (G3) 1024x768 HDMI - Extended Wide timing Modes Resolution WXGA 1280x768 1280x768 1280x768 1280x720 1280x800 1440x900 1680x1050 1366x768...
  • Page 70 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 1080p 1920x1080 Horizontal scan rate: Vertical scan rate: V.Frequency [Hz] H.Frequency [KHz] 59.94(29.97) 27.00 59.94...
  • Page 71: 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 72: 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 73: Declaration Of Conformity

    Declaration of Conformity Acer Incorporated 8F, 88, Sec. 1, Hsin Tai Wu Rd., Hsichih, Taipei Hsien 221, Taiwan Contact Person: Mr. Easy Lai, e-mail:easy_lai@acer.com.tw And, Acer Europe SA Via Cantonale, Centro Galleria 2 6928 Manno Switzerland Hereby declare that: Product:...
  • Page 74 -. EN301 893 (Applicable to 5GHz high performance RLAN). Year to begin affixing CE marking 2010. _______________________________ Easy Lai /Manager Regulation Center, Acer Inc. Acer Incorporated 8F, 88, Sec. 1, Hsin Tai Wu Rd., Hsichih Taipei Hsien 221, Taiwan Mar. 1, 2010...
  • Page 75 The following local Manufacturer / Importer is responsible for this declaration: 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 DSV0903/DNX0904/DNX0905/ DNX0906/DWX0907DSV0908/ DNX0909/DNX0910/DNX0911/ DNX0912/DWX0913/DSV0935 P1100/P1200/P1203/P1206/P1303W/P1100A/ P1200A/P1200i/P1200n/P1200B/P1300WB/...