Acer AT3705-DTV Manual

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Acer LCD TV Contents AT3705-DTV Important safety instructions Disposal instructions First things first Basic features and benefits of your Acer LCD TV Packing checklist Your LCD TV overview Front panel view Rear panel view Bottom panel view Remote control General keys...
  • Page 2 Purchase Date: ___________________________________ Place of Purchase: ________________________________ Acer and the Acer Logo are registered trademarks of Acer Inc. Other companies' product names or trademarks are used herein for identification purposes only and belong to their respective companies. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories . Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
  • Page 3: At3705-Dtv Important Safety Instructions

    Important safety instructions Read these instructions carefully. Please put them somewhere safe for future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.
  • Page 4: Disposal Instructions

    Do not throw this electronic device into the trash when discarding. To minimize pollution and ensure utmost protection of the global environment, please recycle. For more information regarding WEEE, please refer to For 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.
  • Page 5 EN55013: 2001+A1: 2003: Sound and television broadcast receivers and associated equipment - Radio disturbance characteristics - Limits and methods of measurement. EN55020: 2002+A1: 2003: Sound and television broadcast receivers and associated equipment - Immunity characteristics - Limits and methods of measurement. EN55022:1998/A1:2000;...
  • Page 6: First Things First

    First things first We would like to thank you for making the Acer LCD TV your choice. With proper care, your new Acer LCD TV will provide you with years of entertainment and satisfaction. This User's Guide introduces you to the various features your LCD TV can offer, and provides clear and concise information about the product, so please read it thoroughly and retain it for future reference.
  • Page 7: Your Lcd Tv Overview

    When the OSD is on, functions the same as the Up arrow When the OSD is on, functions the same as the Down arrow Turns the OSD menu ON and OFF When the OSD is on, press this button to confirm selection AT3705-DTV...
  • Page 8: Rear Panel View

    Rear panel view AV-in 1~4 AV-out Component-in 1~3 Bottom panel view Power switch VGA-in AC-in Audio-in HDMI-in Analog antenna-in DVI-in Digital antenna-in DIGITAL TUNER...
  • Page 9: Remote Control

    Press to launch Electronic Program Guide (EPG) mode (Digital TV mode only). See page 31. 15 e (Empowering Technology) Activate Acer Empowering Technology. See page 19. 16 VOL (up/down) Press these buttons to increase and decrease the volume. 17 CH (up/down) Press these buttons to sequentially select the TV channel.
  • Page 10: Basic Connections

    Basic connections Connecting the power cord Connect the AC cord into the AC input on the back of the set. Connect the plug to the wall outlet as shown. Setting up the remote control Open the cover on the back of the remote unit. Insert two AAA batteries (supplied) to match the polarity indicated inside the battery compartment.
  • Page 11: Enjoying Analog And Digital Tv

    Enjoying analog and digital TV Connecting an antenna/cable Connect the antenna cable to the appropriate antenna terminal on the back of the TV set as shown below. Getting started watching your TV Power RECALL ENTER Setup Wizard You can also adjust these settings using the front control panel. Please see "Front panel view" on page 7 for details. a.
  • Page 12: Setup Wizard

    Setup Wizard Step 1. Select the setup language you prefer. Step 2. Please select time zone. Step 3. Enable daylight saving time or not. Step 4. Ensure that your co-axial cables are connected correctly before proceeding (see page 12 for details).
  • Page 13 Setup Wizard Step 8. Setup is now complete. You are ready to begin watching TV. If you leave the setup process before it is complete, you will be given a choice of options: 1. Resume setup 2. Resume setup at next startup 3.
  • Page 14: Changing Channels

    Changing channels RECALL ENTER CH/PG Adjusting the volume ENTER a. Press 0-9 on the remote control to select a channel. The channel changes after 2 seconds. Press ENTER to select the channel immediately. b. Pressing the channel (CH) up/down button on the remote control will also change the channel.
  • Page 15: Connecting External Audio/Video Devices

    AV-OUT Recorder *Acer recommends using the SPDIF connector to connect to your AV amplifier for 5.1 surround sound while watching digital TV programs, since your LCD TV supports Dolby digital sound. For details please see "audio effects" on page 33.
  • Page 16: Connecting A Camera, Camcorder, Video Game Or Headphones

    To display PC output on your TV, connect your PC or notebook computer to the TV as shown below. For VGA and DVI input, Acer recommends setting your PC’s external monitor resolution to 1360 x 768 pixels @ 60 Hz refresh rate.
  • Page 17: Osd Navigation

    OSD navigation Many of the advanced settings and adjustments are available through using the OSD (onscreen display) menus, as shown in the example screenshot below. Basic operations required to navigate these menus (Picture, Audio, Channel management, Options, Settings, Empowering) are described in this section.
  • Page 18: Adjusting The Osd Settings

    Adjusting the OSD settings The OSD can be used for adjusting the settings of your LCD TV. Press the MENU key to open the OSD. You can use the OSD to adjust the picture quality, audio settings, channel settings, general settings and the Empowering Technology settings.
  • Page 19: Empowering Technology

    Set-up Empowering mode More than two seconds The Empowering Key opens up the Acer Empowering Technology functions. Empowering Technology has different functions depending on your current mode. In TV mode, the choice is between Scenario mode and Favorite channel; see page 20 for details.
  • Page 20: Default Setting In Different Empowering Mode

    Default setting in different Empowering mode Scenario mode in TV (default setting) Scenario mode has five preset viewing modes designed to give you the best picture quality when watching a particular kind of program. There are five pre-defined audio and video settings for optimal enjoyment of the following scenarios: Standard TV, Movie, Sport, Concert, Game, User.
  • Page 21: Advanced Features

    Advanced features PIP/PBP/POP PIP/PBP/POP SIZE/MODE SWAP ACTIVE POSITION 1. For a list of the available sources for this feature, please refer to the appendix at the end of this manual. 2. The OSD menu is not available in PIP/POP/PBP modes. PIP/PBP/POP SWAP ACTIVE...
  • Page 22 PIP/PBP/POP SWAP ACTIVE POSITION COMPONENT PIP/PBP/POP SWAP ACTIVE POSITION Swap PIP/PBP/POP SWAP ACTIVE POSITION CH/PG PIP/PBP/POP SWAP ACTIVE POSITION SIZE/MODE 1. In PIP and PBP, the VGA and DVI sources only support input up to 1024x768 pixels at 60 Hz. For resolutions higher than this, "Out of Range"...
  • Page 23: Locking Tv Content

    Lock TV Locking TV content Lock TV is a handy feature that can block a single channel, multiple channels or all TV sources. Lock TV allows you to enter a password and effectively stop anyone without the password from watching TV. MENU To enable this feature: Setting a personal PIN...
  • Page 24 Locking a single channel Navigate to the channel you wish to manage. MENU Use the directional keys to navigate to the Lock This Channel. MENU Enter your PIN. Type it again and press OK to reconfirm.(see page 23 note) Locking your TV MENU Use the directional keys to navigate to the MENU...
  • Page 25: Tv Ratings (For Digital Tv Mode)

    TV ratings (for digital TV mode) Most digital TV allows you to block content according to rating systems. The rating system available is dependent on region. Setting or changing the ratings MENU To set or change your TV ratings settings: Navigate to the channel you wish to manage and make sure that the channel is unlocked.
  • Page 26: Parental Control Reformat

    Parental Control Reformat Setting Up Your Personal ID Number (PIN) When in TV, AV, you can find the Parental Control feature by entering the Control feature, enter the default PIN number, 0000, to activate the V-CHIP. This prevents children from accessing restricted content and channels.
  • Page 27 TV ratings: Access to most programs and movies on television can be controlled using the TV ratings. The categories are as follows: TV Rating (Fantasy violence) (Violence) TV-Y (All children) TV-Y7 (Directed to older children) TV-G (General audience) TV-PG (Parental guidance suggested) TV-14 (Parents strongly...
  • Page 28: Canadian Rating Systems

    Canadian rating Systems Canada has two systems for rating Television content: Canadian English ratings and Canadian French ratings. Canadian English ratings The categories are as follows: Description Rating Exempt programming Children under 7 years old Children over 8 years old General audiences Parental guidance suggested Over 14 years old...
  • Page 29: Re-Scan For Channels

    Re-scan for channels The first time you completed the setup wizard, all available channels were listed. If you need to re-scan for new channels, please follow the steps below: MENU Scanning for channels MENU Press the MENU key on the remote control to bring up the OSD. Use the directional keys to navigate and select MENU Highlight Auto Scan.
  • Page 30: Channel List (For Digital Tv Mode)

    DISPLAY MUTE COMPONENT SLEEP WIDE SRS/BBE CARD/MGW ZOOM ROTATE Channel list (for digital TV mode) OPTION Channel list allows you to quickly find the TV channel you are searching for. SLIDE RECALL ENTER MENU - / CH LIST BACK CH/PG To open the channel list feature: PIP/PBP/POP CH LIST...
  • Page 31: Electronic Program Guide (For Digital Tv Mode)

    Electronic program guide (for digital TV mode) The electronic program guide (EPG) is an onscreen service available on digital and cable TV that provides information about scheduled broadcast programs on all channels by time, title, channel and genre. BACK EPG screen There are three main areas of the EPG screen: PIP/PBP/POP SWAP...
  • Page 32 COMPONENT SLEEP WIDE SRS/BBE CARD/MGW ZOOM ROTATE OPTION Navigating the EPG (for Digital TV mode) SLIDE RECALL ENTER MENU - / CH LIST BACK CH/PG PIP/PBP/POP Press the EPG key on the remote control. SWAP ACTIVE POSITION SIZE/MODE Use the directional keys to navigate around the EPG menu and press OK to select your highlighted option.
  • Page 33: Audio Effects

    DISPLAY Audio effects Your Acer LCD TV is equipped with high-quality sound specifications to ensure that you enjoy the best audio experience possible. SLEEP WIDE SRS WOW SRS WOW is a special combination of SRS audio technologies that creates a thrilling experience with deep, rich bass from any stereo sound source.
  • Page 34: Widescreen Display Mode

    Widescreen display mode Your Acer LCD TV has a special widescreen mode that allows you to toggle between Normal and Panorama type views. Press the WIDE key on the remote control to toggle the display between the four wide modes.
  • Page 35: Pip/Pbp/Pop

    PIP/PBP/POP PIP/PBP Main Component1 Component2 Component3 HDMI Main Component1 Component2 Component3 HDMI...
  • Page 36: Dimension

    Dimension 1184.70 828.8 122.00 32.00 400.00 282.18 Unit: mm...
  • Page 37: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before you call the Acer service center, please check the following items: Here is a list of possible situations that may arise during the use of your LCD TV. Easy answers and solutions are provided for each. There is no picture or sound.
  • Page 38: Product Specifications

    Product specifications Model AT3705-DTV Panel spec Resolution 1920x1080 Brightness (typ.) 550 nits Contrast Ratio (typ.) 1000:1 Display color 16.7 M Viewing Angle (typ.) H:170 ; V:170 Response Time (typ.) 8 ms (Gray to Gray) Power Supply Input 100V~240V-AC. Max.Power Consumption...