Acer LCD Monitor
User's Guide


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Summary of Contents for Acer XF270HU

  • Page 1 Acer LCD Monitor 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: Special Notes On Lcd Monitors

    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.
  • Page 4: Safe Listening

    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.
  • Page 5: Product Servicing

    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.
  • Page 6: Potentially Explosive Environments

    We at Acer are very conscious of the environmental effects of our business and strive to identify and provide the best working procedures to reduce the environmental impact of our products.
  • Page 7: Disposal Instructions

    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‐ LCD pixel statement The LCD unit is produced with high-precision manufacturing techniques.
  • Page 8: Tips And Information For Comfortable Use

    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.
  • Page 9: Developing Good Work Habits

    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 •...
  • Page 10: Declaration Of Conformity

    New Taipei City 221, Taiwan Declaration of Conformity Acer Incorporated 8F, 88, Sec. 1, Xintai 5th Rd., Xizhi, New Taipei City 221, Taiwan Contact Person: Mr. RU Jan, And, Acer Italy s.r.l Via Lepetit, 40, 20020 Lainate (MI) Italy Tel: +39-02-939-921 ,Fax: +39-02 9399-2913
  • Page 11: Federal Communications Commission Declaration Of Conformity

    Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St., Suite 1500 San Jose, CA 95110, U. S. A. 254-298-4000 Tel : 254-298-4147 Fax : Federal Communications Commission Declaration of Conformity This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the...
  • Page 12 Declaration of Conformity Unpacking 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 DP mode...
  • Page 13 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 (Option) HDMI Cable (Optional) AC power cord...
  • Page 14 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.
  • Page 15: Screen Position Adjustment

    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...
  • Page 16 • • • 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.
  • Page 17: Connecting The Power Cord

    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.
  • Page 18: Connector Pin Assignment

    Connector pin assignment 24-pin color display signal cable 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+...
  • Page 19: Standard Timing Table

    Standard timing table 640 x 480 60HZ 640 x 480 67HZ 640 x 480 75HZ SVGA 800 x 600 56HZ SVGA 800 x 600 60HZ SVGA 800 x 600 72HZ SVGA 800 x 600 75HZ SVGA 832 x 624 75HZ 1024 x 768 60HZ 10 XGA...
  • Page 20: Installation

    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 DP models). (1) Make sure both the monitor and computer are switched off. (2) Connect one end of the 20-pin DP cable to the back of the monitor and the other end to the computer's port.
  • Page 21: User Controls

    Using the Shortcut Menu Press any function key 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. Brightness: Press this key to open the Brightness control and set it to your preferred level.
  • Page 22 • Operation instructions Press the " " Key to open the Acer eColor Management OSD and access the scenario modes. Press " " or " " to select a mode. Press the "Auto" Key to confirm the mode and exit the eColor menu.
  • Page 23: Adjusting The Osd Settings

    Adjusting the OSD settings Note: The following content is for general reference only. Actual product specifications may vary. The on-screen display (OSD) can be used for adjusting the settings of your LCD Monitor. Press any MENU key to open the OSD. You can use the OSD to adjust picture quality, OSD position and general settings.
  • Page 24: Adjusting Picture Quality

    Adjusting picture quality Press any MENU key to bring up the OSD. Using the keys, select Picture from the OSD then navigate to the setting you want to adjust. Use the keys to adjust the setting. You can use the Picture menu to adjust Color settings, Brightness, Contrast, the Gamma setting and Color Temperature.
  • Page 25 Adjusting OSD settings Press any MENU key to bring up the OSD. Using the directional keys, select OSD then navigate to the setting you want to adjust. EN-17...
  • Page 26 Adjusting miscellaneous settings Press any MENU key to bring up the OSD. Using the keys, select Setting from the OSD, then navigate to the setting you want to adjust. The Setting menu can be used to adjust the screen Menu Language and other important settings including Input, Overdrive level, ULMB and Refresh Rate.
  • Page 27: Product Information

    Product information Press any MENU key to bring up the OSD. Using the keys, select Information from the OSD to display some of the monitor’s general information and settigns. G-SYNC Experience: G-SYNC requires an NVIDIA GeForce GTX650Ti BOOST GPU or higher. For more ®...
  • Page 28: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before sending your LCD monitor for servicing, please check the troubleshooting list below to see if you can self-diagnose the problem. DP mode Problem LED status Remedy No picture visible Blue Using the OSD, adjust brightness and contrast to maximum or reset to their default settings.

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