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P5403/N243/PN-SX12/S5201M/
T111B/PS-X11M Series
User's Guide

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  • Page 1 Acer Projector P5403/N243/PN-SX12/S5201M/ T111B/PS-X11M 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: the power cord or plug is damaged, cut or frayed •...
  • 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 •...
  • 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

    This product is a single-chip DLP outstanding features: ® technology • S5201M/T111B/PS-X11M: Native 1024 x 768 XGA resolution • P5403/N243/PN-SX12: Native 1400 x 1050 SXGA+ resolution 4:3 / 16:9 aspect ratio supported Acer ColorBoost technology delivers vivid, life-like images •...
  • Page 12: Package Overview

    Power cord VGA cable Security card User’s guide (CD-ROM) Composite video cable Acer Projector Quick Start Guide Remote control Quick start guide Battery x 2 USB cable (for S5201M/ Interactive Pen (for S5201M/ Carrying case T111B/PS-X11M) T111B/PS-X11M) Dust filter (Optional)
  • Page 13: Projector Overview

    Front / upper side (P5403/N243/PN-SX12) Description Power key and Power indicator Projection lens Elevator button Lens cap Rear side (S5201M/T111B/PS-X11M) Description Remote control receiver USB connector (Type B) LAN (RJ45 port for 10/100M Ethernet) HDMI connector USB connector (Type A)
  • 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 P5403/N243/PN-SX12 • RS232 Display RS232 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 S5201M/T111B/PS-X11M • Display RS232 RS232 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 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

    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. P5403/N243/PN-SX12 • If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 75"...
  • Page 23 S5201M/T111B/PS-X11M • If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes around 242". Note: Remind as below figure, the space of 480 cm height is required when located at 3 m distance.
  • 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 The table below shows how to achieve a desired image size by adjusting either the position or the zoom ring. P5403/N243/PN-SX12 • 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 25 S5201M/T111B/PS-X11M • 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...
  • Page 26: 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 27: Acer Empowering Technology

    Acer Empowering Technology Empowering Key Acer eView Management 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 "...
  • Page 28: 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 •...
  • Page 29: Color

    Color There are many factory presets optimized for various types of images. Bright: For brightness optimization. • Presentation: For meeting presentation with higher • brightness. Display Mode Standard: For common environment. • Video: For playing video in a bright environment. •...
  • Page 30 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. Press • Saturation image. Press • image. Adjusts the color balance of red and green. Press •...
  • Page 31: 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 32 Overscan: Always keep overscan on the HDMI image. • Choose "On" to enable DLP 3D function. NVIDIA 3D Vision (for S5201M/T111B/PS-X11M) • Select this item while using NVIDIA 3D glasses, IR emitter, NVIDIA graphics card and NVIDIA compliant 3D games or 3D movies with corresponding SW player.
  • Page 33: Setting

    Use this function to select your desired startup screen. If you change the setting, it will take effect when you exit the OSD menu. Startup Screen Acer: The default startup screen of your Acer projector. • User: Use the memorized picture from the "Screen •...
  • Page 34 "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. • A dialog box appears to confirm the action. Choose •...
  • Page 35 Security This projector provides a useful security function for the administrator to manage the projector. Press to change the "Security" setting. If the security function is enabled, your must enter "Administrator Security Password" first before changing the security setting. The factory default of "Administrator Password" is "1234".
  • Page 36 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.
  • Page 37 Pen Function To use the Interactive Pen, select "Enable" to activate this • function. Link Channel Set a channel to differentiate between projectors and • Interactive Pen communicate with the Interactive Pen. Setting Moving Key (for S5201M/ To use the moving key, select "Enable"...
  • Page 38 (for P5403/ page to the default settings. N243/PN-SX12) The default value is "Off". Choose "On" to enable the • (for S5201M/ LAN connection. T111B/PS-X11M) "Enter Administrator The factory default of "Administrator Password" is "1234". You can change it in the Setting > Security >...
  • Page 39 LAN IP/Mask Identify IP and Mask address. • (for S5201M/ T111B/PS-X11M) LAN Reset Reset LAN function. • (for S5201M/ T111B/PS-X11M) About LAN Setting (for P5403/N243/PN-SX12) Note 1 : An overview of the remote network operation page To switch input signals,...
  • Page 40 Note 3: The Info page shows the projector information and status. About Interactive Pen Setting Note 1: Preparations 1. Connect the projector and your computer with a USB cable and VGA cable. 2. Turn on your projector and make suer it is displaying the computer’s image.
  • Page 41: Management

    Note 5: Other notes about using the pen 1. Avoid standing too far from the screen. The closer you are to the screen, the better performance the pen has. 2. Hold the pen the way you hold a remote control or a pen. 3.
  • Page 42: Audio

    Audio (S5201M/T111B/PS-X11M) Press • Volume Press • Microphone Press • Volume (for S5201M/T111B/ Press • PS-X11M) Choose "On" to turn mute on. • Mute Choose "Off" to turn mute off. • Power On/Off Select this function to adjust the notification •...
  • 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 3.9 to 30.2 feet (1.2 to 9.2 meters) from the P5403/N243/PN-SX12 projector, or 1.6 to 12.2 feet (0.5 to 3.7 meters) from the S5201M/ T111B/PS-X11M projector. Refer to the "How to Get a Preferred Image Size by Adjusting Distance and Zoom"...
  • Page 46: 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 lever on the top of the projector.
  • 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 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) P5403/N243/PN-SX12/ S5201M/T111B/PS-X11M Screw M3 Depth 9.5 mm Tightening Screw Allen Key Allen Key...
  • Page 53: Specifications

    P5403/N243/PN-SX12: S5201M/T111B/PS-X11M: P5403/N243/PN-SX12: 30" (76 cm) - 300" (762 cm) S5201M/T111B/PS-X11M: 40" (102 cm) - 300" (762 cm) P5403/N243/PN-SX12: 3.9' (1.2 m) - 30.2' (9.2 m) S5201M/T111B/PS-X11M: 1.6' (0.5 m) - 12.2' (3.7 m) P5403/N243/PN-SX12: 65" @ 2 m (1.51 - 1.97 : 1) S5201M/T111B/PS-X11M: 161"...
  • Page 54 • *Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. P5403/N243/PN-SX12: 290 x 255 x 125 mm (11.4" x 10.0" x 4.9") S5201M/T111B/PS-X11M: 290 x 254 x 98.5 mm (11.4" x 10.0" x 3.9") P5403/N243/PN-SX12: 447 W S5201M/T111B/PS-X11M: 352 W...
  • Page 55: 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 56 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+_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 57 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 Mac G4 1024 x 768@60Hz MAC19...
  • Page 58 1080p 1080P 1080p 1080p 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 1920 x 1080 1080i 1920 x 1080 1080p 1920 x 1080...
  • Page 59: 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 60: 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 61 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 http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/rtte/implem.htm for the latest country list.
  • Page 62: 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 63 -. 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 Jul.
  • Page 64 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 QNX0011/QNX0012/N243/PN-SX12/...