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P7500 Series
User's Guide



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  • Page 1 Acer Projector P7500 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

    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 10 Language Appendices Troubleshooting LED & Alarm Definition Listing Cleaning and replacing 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 • High brightness and contrast ratio • Versatile display modes (Bright, Presentation, Standard, Movie, Dark Cinema, Game, Sports, User) enable optimum performance in any situation •...
  • Page 12: Package Overview

    Contact your dealer immediately if any thing is missing. Projector with lens cap S-Video cable 3RCA conponent cable Remote control Carrying case Power cord Composite video cable Security card Acer Projector Quick Start Guide Quick start guide Dust filter VGA cable DVI-D cable User's guide 2 x Battery...
  • Page 13: Projector Overview

    Projector Overview Projector Outlook Front / upper side Description Lens cap Zoom lever Zoom Lens Focus ring Remote control receivers Description Elevator feet Tilt adjusting wheels Control panel Power button 10 Lens shift control rings...
  • Page 14: Rear Side

    Rear side 16 17 18 19 Description Power socket USB ctrl connector HDMI 1 connector HDMI 2 connector DVI input connector (for digital signal with HDCP function) Monitor loop-through output connec- tor (VGA-Out) PC analog signal/HDTV/SCART/compo- nent video input connector (VGA IN 1) Audio input 1 connector (VGA IN 1/ Component/Composite/S-Video/HDMI) Composite video input connector...
  • Page 15: Control Panel

    OSD menu operation or exit the OSD menu. • Confirm your selection of items. See the contents in "Turning the Projector On/ Off" section. Unique Acer functions: eView, eTimer, ePower Management. Temp Indicator LED Use to select items or make adjustments to your selection.
  • Page 16: Remote Control Layout

    Remote Control Layout Icon Function Infrared Sends signals to the projector. transmitter Laser pointer Aim the remote at the viewing screen. POWER Refer to the "Turning the Projector On/Off" section. HIDE Momentarily turns off the video. Press "HIDE" to hide the image, press again to display the image.
  • Page 17 (± 40 degrees). • MENU • MOUSE Left/ No function. Right Click Empowering key Unique Acer functions: eView, eTimer, ePower Management. VOLUME Increases/decreases the volume. PAGE No function. Prev Press "Prev" to go to previous index or page in file list view.
  • Page 18: Getting Started

    Getting Started Connecting the Projector DVD player, Set-top Box, HDTV receiver DVD player DVI-D HDMI HDMI Description 1 Power cord 2 USB cable 3 HDMI cable 4 DVI cable 5 VGA cable 6 VGA to component/HDTV adapter 7 3 RCA component cable 8 Audio cable jack/jack 9 S-Video cable Note: To ensure the projector works well with your computer,...
  • Page 19: 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 20: 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 21: 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/lower the image: Raise the image to the desired height angle (Illustration #1), then pull out the stand feet into position.
  • Page 22: 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 59"...
  • Page 23 Screen size Desired (Min zoom) Distance Diagonal <A> (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) <B> 66 x 37 88 x 49 110 x 62 132 x 74 154 x 86 176 x 99 197 x 111 219 x 123 263 x 148 307 x 173 351 x 197 395 x 222...
  • Page 24: How To Get A Preferred Image Size By Adjusting Distance And Zoom

    How to get a preferred image size by adjusting distance and zoom 2.5 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 1.7 m and 2.5 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly.
  • Page 25 Screen size Diagonal Max zoom (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 249 553 X 311...
  • Page 26: 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 27 Adjusting the horizontal or vertical image position 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 15% of the image width.
  • Page 28 Note: The maximum shift of vertical (horizontal) image adjustment can be limited by horizontal (vertical) image position. Please refer below diagram. -7.5%(H) -15%(H) H x 15% V x 25% Offset max= V x 30% Offset min= V x 5% 130%(V), 0%(H) 7.5%(H) 117.5%(V) 105%(V)
  • Page 29: 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 30: Acer Empowering Technology

    Acer eView Management Acer eTimer Management Acer ePower Management Acer Empowering Key provides four 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 31: 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 32: 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 33 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 34: Image

    Image Projection 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 projector reverses the image so you can project from behind a translucent screen. Rear-Ceiling •...
  • Page 35: Management

    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. Tracking Synchronizes the signal timing of the projector with the graphics card. If you experience an unstable or flickering image, use this function to correct it.
  • Page 36: Setting

    Setting Menu Location Choose the menu location on the display screen. Source Lock When source lock is turned "off", the projector will search for other signals if the current input signal is lost. When source lock is turned "on", it will "lock" the current source channel unless you press "Source"...
  • Page 37 Administrator Password is. • If losing this security card and number, please contact with an Acer service center. • VGA OUT (Standby) Default is "Off". Choose "On" to enable VGA OUT connection.
  • Page 38: Audio

    HDMI Scan Info Adjust the overscan ratio of the HDMI image on screen. • Auto: Automatically adjust by information from player. • Underscan: Always no overscan on HDMI image. • Overscan: Always keep overscan on HDMI image. • Choose "On" to see two screens at the same time. •...
  • Page 39: 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 40: 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 41 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 42: 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 43: 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. Please also check the dust filters if they are installed.
  • Page 44: 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 45: Cleaning And Replacing The Dust Filters

    Cleaning and replacing the dust filters Cleaning the dust filters Clean the dust filters after every 1000 hours of use. If they are note cleaned periodically, they can become clogged with dust, preventing proper ventilation. This can cause overheating and damage the projector. Follow these steps: Turn the projector off.
  • Page 46: 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 47: 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 48 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 49 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) P7500 Tightening Screw Allen Key Allen Key Tightening Screw Washer Type...
  • Page 50: 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 51 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 x2 • DVI-D x1: with HDCP support •...
  • Page 52: 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 53 1280x768 1280x768 1280x720 1280x800 1440x900 WSXGA+ 1680x1050 1920x1080 (1080p) 1366x768 VGA Analog - Component Signal Modes Resolution 480i 720x480 576i 720x576 480p 720x480 576p 720x576 720p 1280x720 720p 1280x720 1080i 1920x1080 1080i 1920x1080 1080p 1920x1080 1080p 1920x1080 1080p 1920x1080 B. HDMI Digital HDMI - PC Signal Modes Resolution...
  • Page 54 1024x768 1024x768 SXGA 1152x864 1152x864 1152x864 1280x1024 1280x1024 1280x1024 1280x1024 QuadVGA 1280x960 1280x960 SXGA+ 1400x1050 UXGA 1600x1200 PowerBook G4 640x480 640x480 800x600 1024x768 1152x870 1280x960 i Mac DV (G3) 1024x768 DVI - Extended Wide timing Modes Resolution WXGA 1280x768 1280x768 1280x768 1280x720 1280x800...
  • Page 55 HDMI - Video Signal Modes Resolution 480i 720x480(1440x480) 576i 720x576(1440x576) 480p 720x480 576p 720x576 720p 1280x720 720p 1280x720 1080i 1920x1080 1080i 1920x1080 1080p 1920x1080 1080p 1920x1080 1080p 1920x1080 Graphic source Horizontal scan rate: monitor range Vertical scan rate: limits Max. pixel rate V.Frequency [Hz] H.Frequency [KHz] 59.94(29.97)
  • Page 56: 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 57: 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 58: 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 Europe SA Via Cantonale, Centro Galleria 2 6928 Manno Switzerland Hereby declare that: Product:...
  • Page 59 -. 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 May. 1, 2010...
  • Page 60 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 D1P0919 P7500 Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St.

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