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  • Page 1 Acer Projector X1111/X1111H/X1111A/ X1211/X1211H/X1211S/X1211K/ X1213P/X1213PH/X1311KW/ X1313PW/X1313PWH 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 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 •...
  • 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 Appendices 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 • X1111/X1111H/X1111A: Native 800 x 600 SVGA resolution • Auto / 4:3 / 16:9 aspect ratio supported X1211/X1211H/X1211S/X1211K/X1213P/X1213PH: Native 1024 x 768 XGA resolution Auto / 4:3 / 16:9 aspect ratio supported X1311KW/X1313PW/X1313PWH: Native 1280 x 800 WXGA resolution Auto/ Full / 4:3 /16:9 / L.Box aspect ratio supported...
  • Page 12: Package Overview

    Package Overview This projector comes with all the items shown below. Check to make sure you have them all. Contact your dealer immediately if any thing is missing. Projector with lens cap Acer Projector Security Card Security card Quick Start Guide...
  • Page 13: Projector Overview

    Projector Overview Projector Outlook Front / upper side (X1111/X1111H/X1111A/X1211/ X1211H/X1211K/X1213P/X1213PH/ X1311KW/X1313PW/X1313PWH) Description Control panel Projection lens Elevator button Lens cap Rear side (X1111A/X1211/X1211S/X1211K/X1213P/ X1311KW/X1313PW) Description USB connector RS232 connector Monitor loop-through output connector 8 PC analog signal/HDTV/component video input connector...
  • Page 14: Control Panel

    Confirms your selection of items. • Refer to the "Turning the Projector On/ Off" section. Temp Indicator LED Chooses RGB, component video, S-Video, composite video or HDTV source. Selects items or makes adjustments to your selection. Enables unique Acer functions: eView, eTimer, ePower Management.
  • Page 15: Remote Control Layout

    Remote Control Layout (X1111/X1211K/ X1311KW) ENTER BACK PgUp PgDn SD/USB A HDMI/DVI LAN/WiFi USBB Function POWER Refer to the "Turning the Projector On/Off" section. ASPECT RATIO To choose the desired aspect ratio. ZOOM • • RESYNC Automatically synchronizes the projector to the input source.
  • Page 16 HDMI™ or DVI connector). (For X1111H/X1211H/ X1213PH/X1313PWH) 11 Infrared Sends signals to the projector. transmitter 12 Empowering key Enables unique Acer functions: eView, eTimer, ePower Management. 13 FREEZE • • 14 HIDE Press "HIDE" to hide screen image; press again to display the image.
  • Page 17: Getting Started

    Getting Started Connecting the Projector RS232 Description Power cord VGA cable VGA to component video/HDTV adapter Composite video cable Audio 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: 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 19: 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 solid red to indicate standby mode. It is now safe to unplug the power cord.
  • Page 20: 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 21: 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. X1111/X1111H/X1111A/X1211/X1211H/X1211K/X1213P/X1213PH • If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 72"...
  • Page 22 X1311KW/X1313PW/X1313PWH • If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 84" and 93". Note: Remind as below figure, the space of 142 cm height is required when the projector is located at 3 m distance. Desired distance Minimum Screen Size (Min zoom) Desired...
  • Page 23 X1211S • If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 137" and 164". Note: Remind as below figure, the space of 262 cm height is required when located at 3 m distance. Desired distance Minimum Screen Size (Min zoom) Desired...
  • Page 24: How To Get A Preferred Image Size By Adjusting Distance And Zoom

    Distance and Zoom The table below shows how to achieve a desired image size by adjusting either the position or the zoom ring. X1111/X1111H/X1111A/X1211/X1211H/X1211K/X1213P/X1213PH • To obtain an image size of 70", set the projector at a distance between 2.6 m and 2.9 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly.
  • Page 25 X1311KW/X1313PW/X1313PWH • To obtain an image size of 70" set the projector at a distance between 2.3 m and 2.5 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly. 2.5 m Desired Image Size Diagonal (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) <...
  • Page 26 X1211S • To obtain an image size of 70" set the projector at a distance between 1.3 m and 1.5 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly. 1.5 m Desired Image Size Diagonal (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) <...
  • Page 27: 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 28: Acer Empowering Technology

    Acer Empowering Technology Empowering Key Acer eView Management Acer eTimer Management Acer ePower Management Acer Empowering Key provides three Acer unique functions: "Acer eView Management", "Acer eTimer Management", and "Acer ePower Management". Press " " for more than one second to launch the Onscreen Display main menu to modify its function.
  • Page 29: 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 30: 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 31 Adjusts the color temperature. At higher color Color temperatures, the screen looks colder; at lower color Temperature temperatures, the screen looks warmer. Effects the representation of dark scenery. With greater Degamma gamma value, dark scenery will look brighter. Color R Adjusts the red color.
  • Page 32: Image

    Image (X1111) Front-Desktop: The factory default setting. • Front-Ceiling: When you select this function, the • projector inverts the image for ceiling-mounted projection. Projection Rear-Desktop: When you select this function, the • (X1111) projector reverses the image so that you can project behind a translucent screen.
  • Page 33 L.Box (X1313PW/X1313PWH): Keeps the original signal • aspect ratio and zooms in by 1.333 times. Adjusts image distortion caused by tilting projection (±40 degrees). Keystone (X1111) Auto Keystone Automatically adjusts image distortion caused by tilting (X1111H/ projection (±40 degrees). X1111A/X1211/...
  • Page 34 Selects "NVIDIA 3D Vision" or "DLP 3D" to enable the 3D function supported by NVIDIA or TI DLP 3D technology. NVIDIA 3D Vision (X1111) • 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 35 Note: "H. Position", "V. Position", "Frequency" and "Tracking" functions are not supported under video mode. Note: "Sharpness" function is not supported under computer mode. Note: Supported 3D signal timings: Signal source type Video/S-Video/Component video HDMI (PC) HDMI (Video) While using NVIDIA 3D Vision, please download and install the latest NVIDIA 3D Vision driver from NVIDIA web site for your graphics card to support this projector.
  • Page 36: Setting

    Setting (X1111) (X1111A/X1211/X1211S/X1211K/ X1213P/X1311KW/X1313PW) Menu Location Chooses the OSD menu location on the display screen. Adjusts the color range of the HDMI image data to prevent color display error. HDMI Color Range Auto: Automatically adjusts the color range by •...
  • Page 37 Selects a preferred closed captioning mode from CC1, CC2, CC3, CC4, (CC1 displays captions in the primary language in Closed Caption 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.
  • Page 39: Management

    Management Choose "On" to dim the projector lamp, which will also ECO Mode lower the power consumption, reduce noise, and extend the lamp life. Choose "Off" to return to the normal mode. 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...
  • Page 40: Audio

    Volume Press • Choose "On" to turn mute on. • Mute Choose "Off" to turn mute off. • Timer (X1111) Timer Location Sets the location of the timer on the screen. Timer Start (or Press Stop) Timer Period Press (Minutes) to decrease the volume.
  • Page 41: Language

    Timer Volume Select this function to adjust the notification volume (X1111H/X1111A/ when the timer function is enabled and time is up. X1211/X1211H/ X1211S/X1211K/ X1213P/X1213PH/ X1311KW/ X1313PW/ X1313PWH) Timer Display Press Language Sets a language for the OSD menus. Use select your preferred language. Language Press •...
  • Page 42: 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 43 Make sure the lens cap is removed. Adjusts the focus ring on the projector lens. Make sure the projection screen is within the required distance: X1111/X1111H/X1111A/X1211/X1211H/X1211K/ X1213P/X1213PH: 4.9 to 37 feet (1.5 to 11.3 meters) X1311KW/X1313PW/X1313PWH: 4.3 to 32 feet (1.3 to 9.7 meters) X1211S: 3 to 18 feet (0.9 to 5.5 meters)
  • Page 44: 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 45: 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 46: 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 47: 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 48: 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 49 Use the appropriate number of screws for the projector size to attach the projector to the ceiling mount bracket. Screw Type B Large Washer Smaller Washer Projector Bracket Supports projector and allows for adjustments 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 50 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) X1111/X1111H/X1111A/ X1211/X1211H/X1211S/ X1211K/X1213P/ X1213PH/X1311KW/ X1313PW/X1313PWH Tightening Screw...
  • Page 51: Specifications

    Specifications The specifications below are subject to change without notice. For final specs, please refer to Acer's marketing documentation. Projection system Resolution Computer compatibility Video compatibility Aspect ratio Displayable colors Projection lens Projection screen size (diagonal) ™ X1111/X1111H/X1111A: • Native: SVGA (800 x 600)
  • Page 52 31 - 99 kHz 48 - 120 Hz X1111: • +/-40 Degrees (Vertical), Manual X1111H/X1111A/X1211/X1211H/X1211S/X1211K/ • X1213P/X1213PH/X1311KW/X1313PW/ X1313PWH: +/-40 Degrees (Vertical), Manual & Auto X1111: N/A • X1111A/X1211/X1211S/X1213P/X1213PH/ • X1311KW/X1313PW/X1313PWH: 2W x 1 X1111H/X1211H: 10W x 1 • X1111/X1111H/X1111A/X1211/X1211H/X1211K/ • X1213P/X1213PH/X1311KW/X1313PW/ X1313PWH: Approximate 2.6 kg (5.73 lbs.)
  • Page 53 I/O connectors Standard package contents Accessory (optional) * Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Power socket x 1 • RS232 x 1 • VGA input x 1 • Composite video x 1 • S-Video x 1 • Below items are for X1111A/X1211/X1213P/ X1211S/X1211K/X1311KW/X1313PW only.
  • Page 54: Compatibility Modes

    Compatibility Modes VGA Analog - PC Signal Mode Resolution 640 x 480 SVGA 800 x 600 1024 x 768 1152 x 864 SXGA 1280 x 1024 1280 x 960 QuadVGA 1280 x 960 SXGA+ 1400 x 1050 UXGA 1600 x 1200 640 x 480 640 x 480 800 x 600...
  • Page 55 i Mac DV(G3) 1024 x 768 1280 x 768 1280 x 768 1280 x 768 1280 x 720 1280 x 800 WXGA 1440 x 900 1680 x 1050 1366 x 768 1920 x 1080-RB 1920 x 1080-EIA 1024 x 600 HDMI - PC Signal (For X1111H/X1211H/X1213PH/X1313PWH) Mode Resolution...
  • Page 56 1152 x 864 SXGA 1280 x 1024 1280 x 960 QuadVGA 1280 x 960 SXGA+ 1400 x 1050 UXGA 1600 x 1200 640 x 480 640 x 480 800 x 600 PowerBook G4 832 x 624 1024 x 768 1152 x 870 1280 x 960 i Mac DV(G3) 1024 x 768...
  • Page 57 720p 1280 x 720 1080i 1920 x 1080 1080i 1920 x 1080 1080p 1920 x 1080 1080p 1920 x 1080 1080p 1920 x 1080 1080p 1920 x 1080 YPbPr Signal Mode Resolution 720 x 480 480i 720 x 480 480p 720 x 576 576i 720 x 576...
  • Page 58: 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 59: 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 60 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 61: 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 62 -. 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 June.
  • Page 63 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 QSV1032/QSV1035/QSV1033/...