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P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5390W/
P5290 Series
User's Guide

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  • Page 1 Acer Projector P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5390W/ P5290 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 Operating environment for using wireless function (Optional) Warning! For safety reasons, turn off all wireless or radio transmitting devices when using your machine under the following conditions. These devices may include, but are not limited to: wireless LAN (WLAN), Bluetooth and/or 3G.
  • Page 8 viii Hearing aids. Some digital wireless devices may interfere with some hearing aids. If interference occurs, consult your service provider. Vehicles RF signals may affect improperly installed or inadequately shielded electronic systems in motor vehicles such as electronic fuel injection systems, electronic antiskid (antilock) braking systems, electronic speed control systems, and air bag systems.
  • Page 9 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 10: Precautions

    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 11: Table Of Contents

    How to optimize image size and distance How to get a preferred image size by adjusting distance and zoom How to get a preferred image position by adjusting lens shift User Controls Installation menu Acer Empowering Technology Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus Color Image Management Setting Audio...
  • Page 12 Timer Language Appendices Troubleshooting LED & Alarm Definition Listing Replacing the Lamp Ceiling Mount Installation Specifications Compatibility modes Regulations and safety notices...
  • Page 13: Introduction

    4:3 / 16:9 aspect ratio supported (P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5290) Full/4:3/16:9/L.Box aspect ratio supported (P5390W) • Manual lens shift adjustment • 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, User) enable optimum performance in any situation •...
  • Page 14: Package Overview

    Battery Pack with USB PnS handy drive (P5271i) Power cord DVI-D Cable Remote control 2 x Quick start guide (#B for P5271i) (Wireless Quick Start Guide 2 x Wireless antenna (P5271i) VGA cable Security card Acer Projector Quick Start Guide for P5271i) Carrying case...
  • Page 15: Projector Overview

    Projector Overview Projector Outlook Front / upper side Description Lens cap Elevator button Elevator foot Zoom Lens Zoom ring Focus ring 5 6 7 Description Remote control receivers Control panel Power button 10 Lens shift control rings 11 Tilt adjusting wheel...
  • Page 16: Rear Side

    Rear side HDMI VGA OUT DC OUT Description USB connector DVI input connector (for digital signal with HDCP function) HDMI connector Monitor loop-through output connector (VGA-Out) PC analog signal/HDTV/SCART/ component video input connector (VGA IN 1) S-Video input connector Composite video input connector Audio input connector (VGA IN 1/ Component/Composite/S-Video/HDMI) RS232 connector...
  • Page 17: Control Panel

    See the contents in "Turning the Projector On/ Off" section. Temp Indicator LED Press "SOURCE" to choose RGB, Component, S- Video, Composite, SCART, HDTV and HDMI™ sources. Use to select items or make adjustments to your selection. Unique Acer functions: eOpening, eView, eTimer, ePower Management.
  • Page 18: Remote Control Layout

    Remote Control Layout PO W E R FR E E ZE H I D E A SPE CT R E SY N C SO U R CE R AT IO ZO O M R G B BRIGHTNESS CO LO R CO N T R A ST PgUp PgDn...
  • Page 19 To turn on/off the volume. WIRELESS Press "WIRELESS" to display the image which is wirelessly transmitted from the PC to the projector via the "Acer eProjection Management" utility. (for wireless model) KeyPad 0~9 Press "0~9" to input a password in the "Security".
  • Page 20 Icon Function MOUSE Left/ Left-/right-click buttons are on the left and right, respectively; Right Click the center button works as a multidirectional pointer stick. To enable this function, an USB cable must be connected to projector from your PC. VOLUME Increases/decreases the volume.
  • Page 21: Getting Started

    Getting Started Connecting the Projector DVD player, Set-top Box, HDTV receiver DVD player HDMI DVI-D DVI-D Intrnet Description 1 Power cord 2 VGA cable 3 Composite video cable 4 USB cable 5 VGA to component/HDTV adapter 6 S-Video cable 7 Audio cable jack/jack 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 22: Connecting The Projector For Wireless Function

    Connecting the Projector for Wireless Function WLAN ANTENNA POWER WIRELESS Description 1 Power cord 2 LAN cable 3 Antenna 4 Audio cable jack Note: For P5271i only Internet HDMI AUDIO IN 1 AUDIO OUT VGA OUT VGA IN 1 S-VIDEO VIDEO RS232 AUDIO IN 2...
  • Page 23: 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 24: 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 25: 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 26: How To Optimize Image Size And Distance

    ¥ • P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5290 Example: If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 56" and 91". P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5290 Note: Remind as below figure, the space of 181 cm height is required when located at 3m distance.
  • Page 27 P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5290 Screen size Desired (Min zoom) Distance Diagonal <A> (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) <B> 57 x 43 76 x 57 95 x 71 114 x 85 133 x 99 152 x 114 170 x 128 189 x 142...
  • Page 28 • P5390W Example: If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 66" and 107". P5390W Note: Remind as below figure, the space of 180 cm height is required when located at 3m distance. Figure: Fixed distance with different zoom and screen size.
  • Page 29 P5390W Screen size Desired (Min zoom) Distance Diagonal <A> (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) <B> 71 x 44 95x 59 118 x 74 142 x 89 166 x 104 190 x 118 213 x 133 237 x 148 284 x 178 332 x 207 379 x 237 427 x 267...
  • Page 30: How To Get A Preferred Image Size By Adjusting Distance And Zoom

    How to get a preferred image size by adjusting distance and zoom P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5290 2.7 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 1.6 m and 2.7 m from the screen and adjust the zoom...
  • Page 31 P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5290 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 183 305 x 229...
  • Page 32 P5390W 2.3m 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 1.4 m and 2.3 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly.
  • Page 33 P5390W 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 269 538 x 337...
  • Page 34: How To Get A Preferred Image Position By Adjusting Lens Shift

    How to get a preferred image position by adjusting lens shift The projector is equipped with lens shift for adjusting the position of projected image right and left or up and down without requiring you to physically move the projector. Vertical Lens Shift ring Horizontal...
  • Page 35 Adjusting the horizontal or vertical image position P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5290 The vertical image height can be adjusted between 5% and 30% of the image height. (The minimum vertical image offset is fixed at 5% of the image height above the centre of the projector lens.) With the lens in the centre position the horizontal image position can be adjusted to the left or right by up to a maximum of 30% of the image width.
  • Page 36 Note: The maximum shift of vertical (horizontal) image adjustment can be limited by horizontal (vertical) image position. Please refer below diagram. -15%(H) -30%(H) H x 30% V x 25% Offset max= V x 30% Offset min= V x 5% 130%(V), 0%(H) -5%(H) 5%(H) 120%(V)
  • Page 37 P5390W The vertical image height can be adjusted between 5% and 25% of the image height. (The minimum vertical image offset is fixed at 5% of the image height above the centre of the projector lens.) With the lens in the centre position the horizontal image position can be adjusted to the left or right by up to a maximum of 15% of the image width.
  • Page 38 Note: The maximum shift of vertical (horizontal) image adjustment can be limited by horizontal (vertical) image position. Please refer below diagram. -10%(H) -15%(H) H x 15% V x 20% Offset max= V x 30% Offset min= V x 5% 125%(V), 0%(H) -4%(H) 4%(H) 115%(V)
  • Page 39: 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 40: Acer Empowering Technology

    Acer eView Management Acer eTimer Management Acer eOpening Management Acer ePower Management Acer Empowering Key provides four Acer unique functions, they are "Acer eView Management", "Acer eTimer Management", "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 41: 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 42: Color

    Color Display Mode There are many factory presets optimized for various types of images. • Bright: For brightness optimization. • Presentation: For meeting presentation. • Standard: For common environment. • Video: For playing video in a bright environment. • User: Memorize user's settings. Wall color Use this function to choose a proper color according to the wall.
  • Page 43: Image

    Tint Adjusts the color balance of red and green. • Press • Press Note: "Saturation" and "Tint" functions are not supported under computer or HDMI mode. Image Projection Front-Desktop • The factory default setting. Front-Ceiling • When you select this function, the projector inverts the image for ceiling-mounted projection.
  • Page 44 Keystone Adjust image distortion caused by tilting projection. (±40 degrees) 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 45 Note: "3D Sync L/R" is only available when DLP 3D is enabled. Note: There has reminder screen if 3D still enable when power on projector. Please adjust setting depended on your purpose.
  • Page 46: 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 47 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. Screen Capture Use this function to customize the startup screen.
  • Page 48 Administrator Password is. • If losing this security card and number, please contact with an Acer service center. to select the timeout interval. to setup or change the "User Password". to delete character. to change the "Administrator Password".
  • Page 49: Audio

    Lock User Startup Screen • Default Lock User Startup Screen is "OFF". If lock user startup screen is "ON", users cannot change startup screen anymore and avoid other users change that arbitrarily. Choose "OFF" to unlock startup screen. VGA OUT (Standby) •...
  • Page 50: 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 51: 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 52 Adjusts the focus ring on the projector lens. Make sure the projection screen is within the required distance of 4.9 to 32.4 feet (1.5 to 9.9 meters)(P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5290) from the projector and 4.9 to 27.6 feet (1.5 to 8.4 meters)(P5390W) from the projector. Refer to the "How to Get a Preferred Image Size by Adjusting...
  • Page 53: 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 54: 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. Please also check the dust filters if they are installed.
  • Page 55: 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 56: 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 57: 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 58 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 59 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) P5271/P5271i/ P5271n/P5390W/ P5290 Tightening Screw Allen Key Allen Key Tightening Screw Washer Type Length (mm) Large 160.00mm...
  • Page 60: 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 61 I/O connectors Standard package contents * Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. • Power socket x1 • VGA input x2 • Composite input x1 • S-Video x1 • VGA output x1 • HDMI x1 • DVI-D x1: with HDCP support •...
  • Page 62: 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 63 VGA Analog - Extended Wide timing Modes Resolution WXGA 1280x768 1280x768 1280x768 1280x720 1280x800 1440x900 1680x1050 1366x768 1920x1080 1024x600 VGA Analog - Component Signal Modes Resolution 480p 720x480 576p 720x576 720p 1280x720 720p 1280x720 1080i 1920x1080 1080i 1920x1080 1080p 1920x1080 1080p 1920x1080 B.
  • Page 64 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 1152x864 1152x864 1280x1024 1280x1024 1280x1024 1280x1024 1280x960 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 (same as DVI) Modes Resolution WXGA...
  • Page 65 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 Horizontal scan rate: Vertical scan rate: V.Frequency [Hz] H.Frequency [KHz] 59.94 (29.97) 27.00 59.94 31.47 50 (25) 27.00...
  • Page 66: 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 67: Declaration Of Conformity For Eu Countries

    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 68 European Union (EU) R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC as attested by conformity with the following harmonized standard: Article 3.1(a) Health and Safety • EN60950-1:2001 + A11:2004 • EN50371:2002 • Article 3.1(b) EMC • EN301 489-1 V1.6.1 • EN301 489-3 V1.4.1 (Applicable to non-bluetooth wireless •...
  • Page 69 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 DNX0811/DNX0814/DWX0815 P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5390W/P5290 series Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St.
  • Page 70: 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 71 -. EN301 489-1 -. EN301 489-17 Article 3.2 Spectrum Usages -. EN300 328 -. EN301 893 (Applicable to 5GHz high performance RLAN). Year to begin affixing CE marking 2009. _______________________________ Easy Lai /Manager Regulation Center, Acer Inc. Aug. 14, 2009 Date...