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  • Page 1 Acer Projector P5206/N216/PN-X14/S5201/T111/PS- X11/S5201B/T111E/PS-X11K/ S5301WB/T121E/PS-W11K 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 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

    Adjusting the Height of the 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 Setting Management...
  • Page 10 Troubleshooting LED & Alarm Definition Listing Replacing the Lamp Ceiling Mount Installation Specifications Compatibility Modes Regulations and safety notices...
  • Page 11: Introduction

    • Advanced keystone correction delivers optimum presentations • Multi-language Onscreen Display (OSD) menus • Full-function remote control • P5206/N216/PN-X14: Manual focus projection lens zooms up to 1.3X • 2X digital zoom and pan move function ® ® • Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, 7, Vista •...
  • Page 12: Package Overview

    Composite video cable Acer Projector Quick Start Guide Remote control Quick start guide Battery x 2 Acer Projector Gateway Quick Start Guide Acer Projector Gateway (CD- Acer Projector Gateway Carrying case ROM) (for S5201B/T111E/PS- quick start guide (for X11K/S5301WB/T121E/PS- S5201B/T111E/PS-X11K/ W11K)
  • Page 13: Projector Overview

    Projector Overview Projector Outlook Front / upper side (P5206/N216/PN-X14) Description Power key and Power indicator Projection lens Elevator button Lens cap Rear side (S5201B/T111E/PS-X11K/S5301WB/ T121E/PS-W11K) Description Remote control receiver USB connector (Type mini B) LAN (RJ45 port for 10/100M Ethernet)
  • Page 14: Control Panel

    • Confirms your selection of items. Automatically synchronizes the projector to the input source. Temp indicator LED Enables unique Acer functions: eView, eTimer, eOpening, ePower Management. Selects items or makes adjustments to your selection. Chooses RGB, component video, S-Video, composite video, HDMI™ or HDTV source.
  • Page 15: Remote Control Layout

    Mouse This function is not available with the projector. button Four Selects the media files in four directions. directional select pad VOL +/- Increases/decreases the volume. 10 Empowering key Enables unique Acer functions: eView, eTimer, eOpening, ePower Management. Description...
  • Page 16 Emits visible laser pointer light for presentation Laser purposes. This function is not available for the projectors sold in the Japanese market. 24 MENU Launches the Onscreen Display (OSD) menu, returns to the previous step for the OSD menu operation or exits the OSD menu.
  • Page 17: Getting Started

    Getting Started Connecting the Projector • P5206/N216/PN-X14/S5201/T111/PS-X11 RS232 RS232 Screen Description Power cord VGA cable VGA to component video/HDTV adapter Composite video cable Audio cable S-Video cable 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 • S5201B/T111E/PS-X11K/S5301WB/T121E/PS-W11K RS232 RS232 Screen Description Power cord VGA cable VGA to component video/HDTV adapter Composite video cable Audio cable S-Video cable RS232 cable 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 19: Turning The Projector On/Off

    Turning the Projector On/Off Turning On the Projector Remove the lens cap. Ensure that the power cord and signal cable are securely connected. The Power LED will light red. Turn on the projector by pressing remote control, and the Power indicator LED will turn blue. Turn on your source (computer, notebook, video player, etc.).
  • Page 20: Turning Off The Projector

    Turning Off the Projector 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 21: Adjusting The Projected Image

    Adjusting the Projected Image Adjusting the Height of the Projected Image The projector is equipped with an elevator foot for adjusting the image height. To raise the image: Press the elevator button. Raise the image to the desired height angle, then release the button to lock the elevator foot into position.
  • Page 22: 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. • P5206/N216/PN-X14 If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 75" and 98".
  • Page 23 • S5201/T111/PS-X11/S5201B/T111E/PS-X11K If the projector is 2 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes around 161". Note: Remind as below figure, the space of 320 cm height is required when located at 2 m distance. Desired distance Screen Size Desired...
  • Page 24 • S5301WB/T121E/PS-W11K If the projector is 2 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes around 189". Note: Remind as below figure, the space of 281 cm height is required when located at 2 m distance. Desired distance Screen Size Desired...
  • Page 25: How To Get A Preferred Image Size By Adjusting Distance And Zoom

    The table below shows how to achieve a desired image size by adjusting either the position or the zoom ring. • P5206/N216/PN-X14 To obtain an image size of 50" set the projector at a distance between 1.5 m and 2.0 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly.
  • Page 26 • S5201/T111/PS-X11/S5201B/T111E/PS-X11K To obtain an image size of 50" set the projector at a distance 0.6 m from the screen. 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...
  • Page 27 • S5301WB/T121E/PS-W11K To obtain an image size of 50" set the projector at a distance 0.5 m from the screen. 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...
  • Page 28: User Controls

    The new settings will be saved automatically upon exiting the menu. Press "MENU" anytime to exit the menu and return to the Acer welcome screen.
  • Page 29: Acer Empowering Technology

    S5201B/T111E/PS-X11K/ (P5206/N216/PN-X14) S5301WB/T121E/PS- W11K) Acer eTimer Management Acer eOpening Management Acer ePower Management Acer Empowering Key provides three Acer unique functions: "Acer eView Management", "Acer eTimer Management", "Acer eOpening Management" and "Acer ePower Management". Press " " for more than one second to launch the Onscreen Display main menu to modify its function.
  • Page 30: Onscreen Display (Osd) Menus

    Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus The projector has multilingual Onscreen Display (OSD) menus 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 control panel or remote control.
  • Page 31: Color

    Color 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. Display Mode • Video: For playing video in a bright environment. •...
  • Page 32 Effects the representation of dark scenery. With greater Degamma gamma value, dark scenery will look brighter. Color R Adjusts the red color. Color G Adjusts the green color. Color B Adjusts the blue color. Adjusts a video image from black and white to fully saturated colors.
  • Page 33: Image

    Image • Front-Desktop: The factory default setting. • Front-Ceiling: When you select this function, the projector inverts the image for ceiling-mounted projection. • Rear-Desktop: When you select this function, the Projection projector reverses the image so that you can project behind a translucent screen.
  • Page 34 Adjusts the sharpness of the image. • Press Sharpness • Press H. Position • Press (Horizontal • Position) Press V. Position • Press (Vertical • Position) Press Changes the projector’s refresh rate to match the frequency of your computer’s graphics card. If you experience a vertical Frequency flickering bar in the projected image, use this function to correct it.
  • Page 35: Setting

    -NVIDIA Stereoscopic 3D Video Player: 3D_Drivers_Downloads.html -Stereoscopic Player: -DDD TriDef Media Player: Experience-4.0.2.html Note: "3D Sync Invert" is only available when DLP 3D is enabled. Setting (P5206/N216/PN-X14/S5201/ T111/PS-X11) Menu Location Chooses the OSD menu location on the display screen. (S5201B/T111E/PS-X11K/ S5301WB/T121E/PS-W11K)
  • Page 36 OSD menu. Startup Screen • Acer: The default startup screen of your Acer projector. • User: Use the memorized picture from the "Screen Capture" function. 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.
  • Page 37 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 38 Security Card that came with your projector. This unique password will be accepted by the projector no matter what the administrator password is. • If the Security Card is lost, please contact your local Acer service center. Lock User Startup Screen •...
  • Page 39 Make sure DHCP is on, and press press LAN Setting Re-enter the menu and note down the IP address (for P5206/ displayed in the row of Projector IP Address. N216/PN-X14/ S5201/T111/PS- If your are not in a DHCP environment, set DHCP to "Off" and...
  • Page 40 The default value is "On". The up/down move of your Auto Screen electronic screen relates to power on/off of the projector. About LAN Setting (for P5206/N216/PN-X14/S5201/T111/PS-X11) Note 1 : An overview of the remote network operation page To switch input signals,...
  • Page 41: Management

    Note 2 : An overview of the Tools page You can enter the projector information. You can adjust the LAN control settings. Note 3: The Info page shows the projector information and status. Management Choose "On" to dim the projector lamp, which will also ECO Mode lower the power consumption, reduce noise, and extend the lamp life.
  • Page 42: Audio

    Choose "On" to turn on the High Altitude mode. When this function is turned on, the projector fans operate at full High Altitude speed continuously to cool down the projector’s temperature. Auto Shutdown The projector will automatically shut down while there is (Minutes) no signal input detected after the setting time.
  • Page 43: Timer

    Timer Timer Location Sets the location of the timer on the screen. Timer Start (or Press Stop) Timer Period Press (Minutes) Select this function to adjust the notification volume Timer Volume when the timer function is enabled and time is up. Timer Display Press Language...
  • Page 44: 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 45 Make sure the projection screen is within the required distance of 3.9 to 30.2 feet (1.2 to 9.2 meters) from the P5206/N216/PN-X14 projector, 1.6 to 12.2 feet (0.5 to 3.7 meters) from the S5201/T111/ PS-X11/S5201B/T111E/PS-X11K, or 1.6 to 10.4 feet (0.5 to 3.2 meters) from the S5301WB/T121E/PS-...
  • Page 46: Problems With The Projector

    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 47: 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 is used. Please also check the dust filters if they are installed.
  • Page 48: Led & Alarm Definition Listing

    LED & Alarm Definition Listing LED Messages Message Standby (Power cord plugged in) Power on Lamp retry Turning off (Cooling Quick flashing state) Turning off (Cooling completed) Error (Thermal failure) Error (Fan lock failure) Error (Lamp breakdown) Error (Color wheel failure) Power LED Lamp LED...
  • Page 49: 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 itself. It will show you a warning message "Lamp is approaching the end of its useful life in full power operation. Replacement Suggested!"...
  • Page 50: 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 51 Use the appropriate number of screws for the projector size to attach the projector to the ceiling mount bracket. Screw Type B Sliding Extension Large Washer Projector Bracket Supports projector and allows for adjustments Smaller Washer Spacer - For heat dissipation Note: It is recommended that you keep a reasonable space between the bracket and the projector to allow for proper heat distribution.
  • Page 52 Adjust the angle and positioning as necessary. 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) P5206/N216/PN-X14/ S5201/T111/PS-X11/S5201B/ T111E/PS-X11K/S5301WB/ T121E/PS-W11K Screw M3 Depth 9.5 mm...
  • Page 53: Specifications

    S5201/T111/PS-X11/S5201B/T111E/PS-X11K: 1.6' (0.5 m) - 12.2' (3.7 m) S5301WB/T121E/PS-W11K:1.6' (0.5 m) - 10.4' (3.2 m) P5206/N216/PN-X14: 65" @ 2 m (1.51 - 1.97 : 1) S5201/T111/PS-X11/S5201B/T111E/PS-X11K: 77" @ 95 cm (0.61 : 1) S5301WB/T121E/PS-W11K: 87" @ 92 cm (0.49 : 1)
  • Page 54 T121E/PS-W11K: Philips 230 W user-replaceable VIP P5206/N216/PN-X14: Approximate 3.25 kg (7.12 lbs.) S5201/T111/PS-X11/S5201B/T111E/PS-X11K/S5301WB/ T121E/PS-W11K: Approximate 3.5 kg (7.72 lbs.) P5206/N216/PN-X14: 290 x 255 x 125 mm (11.4" x 10.0" x 4.9") S5201/T111/PS-X11/S5201B/T111E/PS-X11K/S5301WB/ T121E/PS-W11K: 290 x 254 x 98.5 mm (11.4" x 10.0" x 3.9")
  • Page 55 User's guide (CD-ROM) x 1 Quick start guide x 1 Security card x 1 Composite video cable x 1 Carrying case x 1 Acer Projector Gateway (CD-ROM) x 1 Acer Projector Gateway quick start guide x 1 Dust filter x 1...
  • Page 56: Compatibility Modes

    Compatibility Modes VGA Analog - PC Signal Mode Resolution VGA_60 640 x 480 VGA_72 VGA_75 VGA_85 VGA_70 720 x 400 VGA_85 SVGA_56 800 x 600 SVGA_60 SVGA_72 SVGA_75 SVGA_85 XGA_60 1024 x 768 XGA_70 XGA_75 XGA_85 SXGA_70 1152 x 864 SXGA_75 SXGA_85 SXGA_60...
  • Page 57 MAC19 1024 x 768@75Hz MAC21 1152 x 870@75Hz WXGA_60 1280 x 768 WXGA_75 WXGA_85 WXGA_60 1280 x 720 WXGA_60 1280 x 800 WXGA_120* WXGA+_60 1440 x 900 1680 x 1050_60 1680 x 1050 1920 x 1080_RB 1920 x1080 1920 x 1080_EIA 1920 x1080 acer_16:9 1366 x 768...
  • Page 58 SXGA_70 1152 x 864 SXGA_75 SXGA_85 1152 x 864 SXGA_60 1280 x 1024 SXGA_72 SXGA_75 SXGA_85 QuadVGA_60 1280 x 960 QuadVGA_75 SXGA+_60 1400 x 1050 UXGA_60 1600 x 1200 Mac G4 640 x 480@60Hz MAC13 640 x 480@67Hz Mac G4 800 x 600@60Hz MAC16 832 x 624@75Hz...
  • Page 59 720p_50 1080i_60 1080i_50 1080p 1080P 1080p 1080p • * (star sign): For S5301WB/T121E/PS-W11K only Component Signal Mode Resolution 720 x 480 480i 720 x 480 480p 720 x 576 576i 720 x 576 576p 1280 x 720 720p 1280 x 720 720p 1920 x 1080 1080i...
  • Page 60: 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 61: 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 62 List of applicable countries This device must be used in strict accordance with the regulations and constraints in the country of use. For further information, please contact a local office in the country of use. Please see for the latest country list.
  • Page 63: 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, And, Acer Italy s.r.l Via Lepetit, 40, 20020 Lainate (MI) Italy Tel: +39-02-939-921, Fax: +39-02 9399-2913,
  • Page 64 -. EN300 328 -. 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 Dec.
  • Page 65 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 CA 95110, U. S. A. Tel: 254-298-4000 Fax: 254-298-4147 DLP Projector QNX1017/QNX1020/QNX1021/...

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