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Acer Monitor
M222HQML
M242HML
User Guide
Contents
Important safety instructions -----------------------------------3
Disposal instructions ------------------------------------------------------------------ 4
Your monitor overview -------------------------------------------5
Front and side panels ----------------------------------------------------------------- 5
Rear panel view ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 6
Remote control ---------------------------------------------------7
General keys --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 7
Teletext and Multimedia --------------------------------------------------------------- 8
Basic connections ------------------------------------------------9
Connecting the power cord ----------------------------------------------------------- 9
Setting up the remote control--------------------------------------------------------- 9
Enjoying analog and digital TV ----------------------------------9
Connecting an antenna/cable -------------------------------------------------------- 9
Getting started using your monitor --------------------------------------------------10
Connecting a camera, camcorder or game console ------------------------------12
Connecting a PC or notebook computer -------------------------------------------13
Connecting a USB storage device --------------------------------------------------13
Selecting the input source -----------------------------------------------------------14
Connecting a USB storage device --------------------------------------------------15
Navigating in the multimedia screen ------------------------------------------------15
Channel controls ----------------------------------------------- 18
Channel list ----------------------------------------------------------------------------18
Favourite channel list -----------------------------------------------------------------19
Programme information --------------------------------------------------------------20
Electronic programme guide ---------------------------------------------------------20
Time shifting (digital channels only) -------------------------------------------------22
OSD navigation ------------------------------------------------- 23
Navigating the OSD with the remote control ---------------------------------------23
Adjusting the OSD settings ----------------------------------------------------------24
OSD menus ----------------------------------------------------- 26
Picture settings ------------------------------------------------------------------------26
Sound settings ------------------------------------------------------------------------28
TV settings-----------------------------------------------------------------------------29
Country --------------------------------------------------------------------------------29
Settings --------------------------------------------------------------------------------30
Parental --------------------------------------------------------------------------------31
Troubleshooting ------------------------------------------------ 33
PC Input Signal Reference Chart ----------------------------- 34
Product specifications ----------------------------------------- 35
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Acer Monitor Contents M222HQML Important safety instructions -----------------------------------3 Disposal instructions ------------------------------------------------------------------ 4 M242HML Your monitor overview -------------------------------------------5 Front and side panels ----------------------------------------------------------------- 5 User Guide Rear panel view ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 6 Remote control ---------------------------------------------------7 General keys --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 7 Teletext and Multimedia --------------------------------------------------------------- 8...
  • Page 2 © 2011 All Rights Reserved. Acer Monitor User Guide Original Issue: 06/2011 Model Number: Serial Number: Purchase Date: Place of Purchase: HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC. DVB is a registered trademark of the DVB Project.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important safety instructions Read these instructions carefully. Please put them somewhere safe for future reference. 1. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer. 2. Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/ apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
  • Page 4: Disposal Instructions

    Do not throw this electronic device into the rubbish bin / container when discarding. To minimize pollution and ensure utmost protection of the global environment, please recycle. For more information regarding WEEE, please refer to http://global.acer.com/about/environmental.htm Соответствует сертификатам, обязательным в РФ (Compliant with Russian regulatory certification)
  • Page 5: Your Monitor Overview

    Your monitor overview Front and side panels Common interface AV in-COMPOSITE + Audio L/R USB port Earphone Volume up When the OSD is on, functions the same as the Right arrow. Volume down When the OSD is on, functions the same as the Left arrow. Channel up When the OSD is on, functions the same as the Up arrow.
  • Page 6: Rear Panel View

    Rear panel view AC-in HDMI port VGA-in + PC Audio-in SCART AV in-COMPONENT + Audio L/R SPDIF out Tuner (hybrid)
  • Page 7: Remote Control

    Remote control General keys DISPLAY GUIDE SOURCE WIDE CANCEL MENU BACK MUTE TELETEXT SUBTITLE INDEX SIZE HOLD REVEAL POWER Press to turn your monitor on/off. DISPLAY Press to display or change input/channel information (dependent on input/source type). GUIDE Press to launch Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) mode (Digital TV mode only).
  • Page 8: Teletext And Multimedia

    Press to go to the beginning of a track, or the previous track. Stop Press to stop playback. On certain televisions the remote control can start recording programmes. This feature is not available on your television. Play/Pause Press to start playing the selected track, or pause a track if it is already playing.
  • Page 9: 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 bottom of the remote unit. Insert two AA batteries (supplied) to match the polarity indicated inside the battery compartment.
  • Page 10: Getting Started Using Your Monitor

    Getting started using your monitor Power a. Turn on the power switch. b. Press the power button or channel up/down button on the remote control. Installation Guide The first time you switch on the monitor, you will be asked to select the language and scan for channels.
  • Page 11: Connecting External Audio/Video Devices

    Connect your DVD player, VCR or audio/video equipment using the SCART port located at the rear of your monitor as shown below. Source-in D-Sub HDMI PC-Audio in HDMI D-Sub Yellow White Blue Green * Acer recommends the following priority for connection types: HDMI -> COMPONENT -> SCART -> Composite. SCART COMPONENT COMPOSITE...
  • Page 12: Connecting A Camera, Camcorder Or Game Console

    TV-out Connecting a camera, camcorder or game console Connect your camera or camcorder to the video/audio ports on the left of the monitor as shown below. SPDIF Recorder COMPONENT HDMI SCART COMPOSITE...
  • Page 13: Connecting A Pc Or Notebook Computer

    To display PC output on your monitor, connect your PC or notebook computer to the monitor as shown below. D-Sub For VGA connections, Acer recommends setting your PC’s external monitor resolution to 1920 x 1080 pixels @ 60 Hz. Connecting a USB storage device To display multimedia content on your monitor, connect the USB device to the monitor as shown below.
  • Page 14: Selecting The Input Source

    Selecting the input source Once you have connected your antenna or external equipment to the monitor, you need to select the correct input source. Press the SOURCE button on the remote control to select the correct input source (TV/YPbPr/AV/SCART/PC/HDMI/USB). SOURCE...
  • Page 15: Playing Multimedia Files From A Usb Storage Device

    Playing multimedia files from a USB storage device Connecting a USB storage device Connect the USB storage device to the USB port on your computer. Press the Source button on the remote control and select USB. SOURCE Navigating in the multimedia screen There are three main areas of the multimedia screen: a.
  • Page 16 b. Navigation menu The middle of the screen shows the contents of the USB device. Use the directional keys and press OK to open a file or folder. Note: Only files that match the selected media type are displayed. Press the BACK button to return to the folder that contains the folder being viewed. c.
  • Page 17: Leaving Multimedia Storage Display

    Movie files Select a movie file and press OK to open it. Press Play/Pause to pause a movie. Press Previous (‘Index’) or Next (‘Reveal’) to skip to the previous movie or advance to the next movie in the folder. You may use the left and right directional buttons to advance or rewind in a movie. Press the button again to increase how fast the track advances or rewinds (x2/x4/x8/x16).
  • Page 18: Channel Controls

    Channel controls Channel list Channel list allows you to quickly find the TV channel you are searching for. To open the channel list feature: MENU MUTE TELETEXT INDEX SIZE Press the OK key on the remote control. This will bring up the channel list menu.
  • Page 19: Favourite Channel List

    Favourite channel list The favourite channel list allows you to store your favourite TV channels and flick between them at the touch of a button. To set a favourite channel, follow the steps described on this page. Storing favourite channels Press the FAV key on the remote control.
  • Page 20: Programme Information

    Programme information Press the DISPLAY key to see information about the current programme (if available). a. Programme title b. Programme schedule c. Subtitle If ‘Subtitle’ is displayed press the SUBTITLE key to see a list of available subtitles. d. Audio language e.
  • Page 21 Guide screen There are four main areas of the EPG screen: The top of the screen shows the type of signal being viewed and the current time; with the channel number, channel title and selected program name on the right. The section on the left shows all names for digital channels.
  • Page 22: Time Shifting (Digital Channels Only)

    Time shifting (digital channels only) Your monitor allows you to temporarily store (‘time shift’) a program to a USB storage device (digital channels only); this allows you to pause the program, and later resume playback from that point. Step 1. Connect a USB storage device to the USB port on your monitor. Step 2.
  • Page 23: 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, Settings and Advanced) are described in this section. Navigating the OSD with the remote control MENU You can also interact with these menus using the right panel controls.
  • Page 24: Adjusting The Osd Settings

    Adjusting the OSD settings The OSD can be used for adjusting the settings of your monitor. Press the MENU key to open the OSD. You can use the OSD to adjust the picture quality, audio settings, channel settings and general settings. For advanced settings, please refer to following page: Adjusting picture quality Adjusting sound settings...
  • Page 25: Adjusting Settings

    Adjusting settings Press the MENU key to bring up the OSD. Using the directional keys, select Settings from the OSD. Then navigate to the feature you wish to adjust. The Settings menu can be used to adjust the screen Menu Language, Time, Subtitle, Teletext and other important settings.
  • Page 26: Osd Menus

    OSD menus Picture settings Open the Picture menu as described in the OSD navigation section. This menu provides the following settings: Scenario mode Scenario mode provides preset viewing modes designed to give you the best picture quality when watching a particular kind of programme. These provide preset values for brightness, contrast, hue colour and sharpness.
  • Page 27: Colour Temperature

    Brightness Change the brightness of the image. Contrast Change the contrast of the image. Colour Change the colour depth of the image. Tint Change the tint of the image. Sharpness Change the sharpness of the image. Colour temperature This setting adjusts the colour temperature of the image. You can set it to Standard, Cold, User or Warm depending on your preference.
  • Page 28: Sound Settings

    Sound settings Open the Audio menu as described in the OSD navigation section. This menu provides the following settings: Sound mode Scenario mode provides preset audio modes designed to give you the best sound quality when listening to a particular kind of programme. These provide preset values for treble and bass. There are pre-defined audio and video settings for optimal enjoyment of the following scenarios: Music, Speech, User.
  • Page 29: Tv Settings

    TV settings Open the TV menu as described in the OSD navigation section. This menu provides the following settings: Tuner mode Adjust the signal settings to receive Antenna or Cable signals. Country Select the country you live in to scan for the correct signals. Channels Channel scan Channel scan allows you to scan for channels.
  • Page 30: Settings

    Settings Open the Settings menu as described in the OSD navigation section. This menu provides the following settings: Menu language Set the language displayed for the OSD menus. Wide mode Press to toggle scaling mode between Normal, Wide and different zoom modes (1, 2). Auto is also available when viewing digital TV and HDMI signals.
  • Page 31: Parental

    Automatic power off If Automatic Power Off is active, if the monitor on for four hours without any channel changes or other activity, it will turn off. A warning message is displayed before the monitor turns off. On screen help Show onscreen help messages.
  • Page 32: Input Block

    Input block Press OK to see the list of input sources (SCART, HDMI, etc.). Use the up and down directional keys to select the input source to block and then press OK. A padlock symbol is displayed next to blocked input sources. Press the OK again to unblock an input source. Set password You can change the default password to a 4-digit code of your choice.
  • Page 33: 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 monitor. Easy answers and solutions are provided for each. There is no picture or sound • Make sure the power cord is properly inserted in the power outlet.
  • Page 34: Pc Input Signal Reference Chart

    PC Input Signal Reference Chart Item H.Freq. (KHz) 31.469 35.156 37.879 48.363 44.772 44.776 47.712 63.981 66.587 PC input does not support Sync on Green, Composite Sync or interlaced signals. Mode Resolution IBM VGA 12H 640x480 VESA 800x600 VESA 800x600 VESA 1024x768 1280x720...
  • Page 35: Product Specifications

    Analog TV system Colour system Sound system Stereo system Subtitle Digital TV system Digital TV standard Sound system Stereo system Frequency M222HQML M242HML 1920 x 1080 250 nit 1000:1 12,000,000:1 170x160(CR>=10) 5 ms (Gray to Gray) 200VAC~240VAC, 50/60 Hz < 0.3 W 530.6 x 377.8 x 178.2...
  • Page 36 HDMI Audio system Speakers Mutimedia support via USB File system Photo Audio Video M222HQML / M242HML Hybrid CVBS (In/Out), RGB (In), Audio R/L YPbPr, Audio (R/L) CVBS, Audio (R/L) Yes (HDMI 1.3) Yes (HDMI 1.3) Yes (Coxial) 480i/p, 576i/p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p...
  • Page 37: Wall Mount Preparation / Removing The Base

    Wall mount preparation / removing the base Caution: Disassemble the base carefully otherwise the plastic parts and/or monitor body may be damaged. 1) Remove the base. 2) Remove the screws from inside the stand. 3) Assemble the wall mount following the instructions included with the wall mount.

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