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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://global.acer.com/about/sustainability.htm 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 •...
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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 VGA mode DVI mode viii...
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 User’s guide Quick start guide LCD Monitor D-sub cable (Option) AC power cord DVI cable (Option)
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 Height Adjustment Hei ght Adjustment Height Adjustment Height Adjustment After pressing the top of the monitor, push the lock button towards right,...
• • • 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.
Connector pin assignment 15-pin color display signal cable PIN No. Description Green Blue Monitor ground DDC-return R-ground G-ground B-ground PIN No. Description +5 V Logic ground Monitor ground DDC-serial data H-sync V-sync DDC-serial clock...
24-pin color display signal cable* PIN No. Description TMDS data 2- TMDS data 2+ TMDS data 2/4 shield DDC clock DDC data TMDS data 1- TMDS data 1+ TMDS data 1/3 shield 20-pin color display signal cable* PIN No. Description Lane0(p) Lane0(n) Lane1(p)
Standard timing table Mode SVGA SVGA SVGA SVGA VESA VESA WXGA VESA SXGA SVGA WSXGA+ UXGA Resolution 720 x 400 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 480 800 x 600 800 x 600 800 x 600 800 x 600 832 x 624 74.55...
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 VGA video cable to the computer. Connect the digital cable (only for dual-input models). (1) Make sure both the monitor and computer are switched off.
User controls Front panel controls Power LED: Lights up to indicate the power is turned on. Power Switch: Turn the power on or off. < / > : Press < or > to navigate to the desired function, press Enter to select the function.
To exit and save, select the exit function. If you want to adjust any other function, repeat steps 2 to 4. Acer eColor Management: If "Acer eColor Management" is selected, the Acer eColor Management OSD will appear. User: If "User" is selected, the standard OSD will appear.
Acer eColor Management Operation instructions • Press the Empowering Key to open the Acer eColor Management OSD and access the scenario modes. Press "<" or ">" to select the mode. Press the Auto-adjust button to confirm the mode. User mode...
User Main menu menu Sub menu item icon icon Contrast Brightness Focus Clock H. Position V. Position Warm Cool User/red User/green User/blue Description Adjusts the contrast between the foreground and background of the screen image. Adjusts the background brightness of the screen image.
Main menu menu Sub menu item icon icon English 繁體中文 Deutsch Français Español Italiano 简体中文 日本語 Suomi Nederlands Русский Türkçe Polski Português H. Position V. Position OSD Timeout Input Source Wide Mode DDC/CI Information Reset Exit Description Language selection. EMEA version OSD only.
Troubleshooting Before sending your LCD monitor for servicing, please check the troubleshooting list below to see if you can self-diagnose the problem. VGA mode Problem LED status No picture visible Blue Amber Unstable picture Abnormal picture Image is missing, off-center, too large or too small on the screen.
DVI mode Problem LED status No picture visible Blue Amber DP mode Problem LED status No picture visible Blue Amber Remedy Using the OSD, adjust brightness and contrast to maximum or reset to their default settings. Check the power switch. Check if the AC power cord is properly connected to the monitor.