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Special notes on LCD monitors The following are normal with the LCD monitor and do not indicate a problem. • Due to the nature of the fluorescent light, the screen may flicker during initial use. Turn off the power switch and then turn it on again to make sure the flicker disappears.
Accessibility Be sure that the power outlet you plug the power cord into is easily accessible and located as close to the equipment operator as possible. When you need to disconnect power from the equipment, be sure to unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet.
ampere rating of the equipment plugged into the extension cord does not exceed the extension cord ampere rating. Also, make sure that the total rating of all products plugged into the wall outlet does not exceed the fuse rating. • Do not overload a power outlet, strip or receptacle by plugging in too many devices.
To minimize pollution and ensure utmost protection of the global environment, please recycle. For more information on the Waste from Electrical and Electronics Equipment (WEEE) regulations, visit http://www.acer‐group.com/public/Sustainability LCD pixel statement The LCD unit is produced with high-precision manufacturing techniques.
viii This product has been shipped enabled for power management: • Activate display’s Sleep mode within 15 minutes of user inactivity. • Activate computer’s Sleep mode within 30 minutes of user inactivity. • Wake the computer from Sleep mode by pushing the power button. Tips and information for comfortable use Computer users may complain of eyestrain and headaches after prolonged use.
Taking care of your vision Long viewing hours, wearing incorrect glasses or contact lenses, glare, excessive room lighting, poorly focused screens, very small typefaces and low-contrast displays could stress your eyes. The following sections provide suggestions on how to reduce eyestrain. Eyes •...
Product: LCD Monitor Model Number: B276HK SKU Number: B276HK xxxxxx ; (“x” = 0~9, a ~ z, A ~ Z or Blank) Name of Responsible Party: Acer America Corporation Address of Responsible Party: 333 West San Carlos St. Suite 1500 San Jose, CA 95110 U.
Attaching/removing the base Screen position adjustment Connecting the power cord Power saving Display Data Channel (DDC) Connector pin assignment Standard timing table Installation User controls How to adjust a setting Acer eColor Management User Troubleshooting HDMI mode DVI mode DP mode...
Unpacking Please check that the following items are present when you unpack the box, and save the packing materials in case you need to ship or transport the monitor in the future. LCD monitor Quick start guide DP cable (Optional) HDMI Cable (Optional) AC power cord...
ATTACHING/REMOVING THE BAS E ATTACHING/REMOVING THE BASE ATTACHING/REMOVING THE BASE ATTACHING/REMOVING THE BASE ATTACHING/REMOVING THE BASE Install: Align the base with the stand and push the base towards the top of the monitor, and then rotate the base clockwise. Tighten the screw clock- wise.
SCREEN POSITION ADJUSTMENT SCREEN POSITION ADJUSTMENT SCREEN POSITION ADJUSTMENT SCREEN POSITION ADJUSTMENT SCREEN POSITION ADJUSTMENT In oder to optimize the best viewing position, you can adjust the height/tilt/ swivel/pivot of the monitor. • • • Height Adjustment Hei ght Adjustment Height Adjustment Height Adjustment Height Adjustment...
• • • S S wivel With the built-in pedestal, you can swivel the monitor for the most comfortable viewing angle. • • • Monitor Pivot Monitor Pivot Monitor Pivot Monitor Pivot Monitor Pivot Before rotating the display,lift it to the top position and then push it back to the utmost degree.
Connecting the power cord • Check first to make sure that the power cord you use is the correct type required for your area. • The monitor has a universal power supply that allows operation in either 100/120 V AC or 220/240 V AC voltage area. No user-adjustment is required.
20-pin color Mini-DP cable* PIN No. Description PIN No. Description Lane0(p) Lane3(n) Config1 Lane0(n) Lane1(p) Config2 AUX_CH (n) Lane1(n) Lane2(p) AUX_CH (p) Hot Plug Detect Lane3(n) DP Power_Return Lane3(p) DP Power * only for certain models...
24-pin color display signal cable* PIN No. Description PIN No. Description TMDS data 2- TMDS data 2+ +5 V power TMDS data 2/4 shield GND (return for +5 V hsync.vsync) Hot-plug detection TMDS data 0- DDC clock TMDS data 0+ DDC data TMDS data 0/5 shield TMDS data 1-...
Installation To install the monitor on your host system, please follow the steps below: Steps Connect the video cable Make sure both the monitor and computer are switched off. Connect the digital cable (only for dual-input models). (1) Make sure both the monitor and computer are switched off. (2) Connect one end of the 24-pin DVI cable to the back of the monitor and the other end to the computer's port.
Press the function button to open the shortcut menu. The shortcut menu lets you quickly select the most commonly accessed settings. Empowering: Press the Empowering Key to open the Acer eColor Management OSD and access the scenario modes. PIP (picture in picture hotkey) Use the PIP hotkey to active the picture-in-picture function.
Acer eColor Management Operation instructions Step 1: Press “ “ Key to open the Acer eColor Management OSD and access the scenario modes Step 2: Press “ “ or “ ” to select the mode Step 3: Press “ “ Key to confirm the mode and exit the eColor menu.
Adjusting the OSD settings -------------------------------------------------------------------- Note: The following content is for general reference only. Actual product specifications may vary. The OSD can be used for adjusting the settings of your LCD Monitor. Press the MENU key to open the OSD. You can use the OSD to adjust the picture quality, OSD position and general settings.
Adjusting the setting 1 Press the MENU key to bring up the OSD. 2 Using the keys, select Setting from the OSD. Then navigate to the feature you wish to adjust. 3 The Setting menu can be used to adjust the screen Menu Language and other important settings.
Troubleshooting Before sending your LCD monitor for servicing, please check the troubleshooting list below to see if you can self-diagnose the problem. DVI / HDMI mode Problem LED status Remedy No picture visible Blue Using the OSD, adjust brightness and contrast to maximum or reset to their default settings.