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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Special notes on LCD monitors .................................................. 1
Information for your safety and comfort .................................. 2
Unpacking ................................................................................... 5
Attaching/Removing the base .................................................... 6
Screen position adjustment ........................................................ 6
Connecting the power cord ....................................................... 7
Safety precaution ....................................................................... 7
Cleaning your monitor ............................................................... 7
Power saving ............................................................................... 8
DDC .............................................................................................. 8
Connector Pin Assignment ......................................................... 9
Standard Timing Table..................................................................11
Installation.....................................................................................12
User controls..................................................................................13
Troubleshooting............................................................................19

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Special notes on LCD monitors ..........1 Information for your safety and comfort ........2 Unpacking ................... 5 Attaching/Removing the base ............ 6 Screen position adjustment ............6 Connecting the power cord ............7 Safety precaution ............... 7 Cleaning your monitor ...............
  • Page 2: Special Notes On Lcd Monitors

    SPECIAL NOTES ON LCD MONITORS The following symptoms are normal with LCD monitor and do not indicate a problem. NOTES 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 3: Information For Your Safety And Comfort

    Information for your safety and comfort Safety instructions Read these instructions carefully. Keep this document for future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. CAUTION for 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.
  • Page 4: Product Servicing

    Product servicing Do not attempt to service this product yourself, as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage points or other risks. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service person- nel when: •...
  • Page 5: Taking Care Of Your Vision

    • take short rests to relax your neck and shoulders • avoid tensing your muscles or shrugging your shoulders • install the external display, keyboard and mouse properly and within comfort able reach • if you view your monitor more than your documents, place the display at the center of your desk to minimize neck strain Taking care of your vision Long viewing hours, wearing incorrect glasses or contact lenses, glare, excessive room...
  • Page 6: Unpacking

    LCD Monitor HDMI Cabel (Optional) AC Power Cord D-Sub Cable DVI Cable (Optional) (Optional) Audio Cable User Manual Quick Start Guide (Optional) G245HQL G245HQL P/N: MU.LRZ00.004 EN-5...
  • Page 7: Attaching/Removing The Base

    Attaching / Removing the Base -------------------------------------------------------------------- Note: Remove the monitor and monitor base from its packaging. Carefully place the monitor face-down on a stable surface -- use a cloth to avoid scratching the screen. In stal l: Remo ve: Align the release button on the Depress the release button as bottom of the monitor with the indicated first before removing the...
  • Page 8: 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. This monitor has a universal power supply that allows operation in either 100/120V AC or 220/240 V AC voltage area. No user-adjustment is required. Plug one end of the power cord to the AC Inlet, plug another end to a proper AC outlet.
  • Page 9: Power Saving

    Power saving The monitor will be driven into Power Saving” mode by the control signal from the display controller, as indicated by the orange-color power LED. State Light Blue Power Saving Orange Mode The power saving states will be kept until a control signal has been detected or the keyboard or mouse is activated.
  • Page 10: Connector Pin Assignment

    CONNECTOR PIN ASSIGNMENT 15-Pin Color Display Signal Cable PIN NO. DESCRIPTION PIN NO. DESCRIPTION Green Logic Ground Blue Monitor Ground Monitor Ground DDC-Serial Data Self Test H-Sync R-Ground V-Sync G-Ground DDC-Serial Clock B-Ground EN-9...
  • Page 11 24-Pin Color Display Signal Cable PIN NO. Meaning PIN NO. Meaning TMDS Data2- TMDS Data2+ +5V Power TMDS Data2 Shield Self Test Hot Plug Detect TMDS Data0- DDC Clock TMDS Data0+ DDC Data TMDS Data0 Shield TMDS Data1- TMDS Data1+ TMDS Clock Shield TMDS Data1 Shield TMDS Clock+...
  • Page 12: Standard Timing Table

    Standard Timing Table Mode Resolution 640x480 640x480 66.66 Hz VESA 720x400 SVGA 800x600 SVGA 800x600 1024x768 1024x768 VESA 1152x864 SXGA 1280x1024 VESA 1280x720 WXGA 1280x800 WXGA+ 1440x900 WSXGA+ 1680x1050 UXGA 1920x1080 EN-11...
  • Page 13: Installation

    INSTALLATION To install the monitor to your host system, please follow the steps as given below: Steps 1. 1-1 Connect Video Cable a. Make sure both the monitor and computer are powered-OFF. b. Connect the VGA video cable to the computer. Connect Digital Cable (Only Dual-Input Model) a.
  • Page 14: User Controls

    USER CONTROLS Power Switch / Power LED: To turn the monitor ON or OFF. Lights up to indicate the power is turned ON. Using the shortcut menu Press the function button to open the shortcut menu. The shortcut menu lets you quickly select the most commonly accessed settings.
  • Page 15: Operation Instructions

    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 “ Adjust/Exit “ Key to confirm the mode and run Auto Adjust. Features and Benefits Main Menu...
  • Page 16: Adjusting The Osd Settings

    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 Timeout and general settings.
  • Page 17 Adjusting the OSD Timeout 1 Press the MENU key to bring up the OSD. 2 Using the directional keys, select OSD from the on screen display. Then navigate to the feature you wish to adjust. EN-16...
  • Page 18: Adjusting The Setting

    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. Use the to Enter to the item page. 3 The Setting menu can be used to adjust the screen Menu Language and other important settings.
  • Page 19: Product Information

    Product information 1 Press the MENU key to bring up the OSD. 2 Using the keys, select Information from the OSD. Then the basic information of LCD monitor will show up for current input. EN-18...
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Before sending your LCD monitor for servicing, please check the trouble- shooting list below to see if you can self-diagnose the problem. (VGA Mode) Problems Current Status Remedy LED ON · Using OSD, adjust brightness and contrast to maximum or reset to their default settings.
  • Page 21: Dvi Mode

    (DVI Mode) Current Problems Remedy Status LED ON · Using OSD, adjust brightness and contrast to maximum or reset to their default settings. LED OFF · Check the power switch. · Check if AC power cord is properly No Picture connected to the monitor.
  • Page 22: Declaration Of Conformity

    Model Number: G245HQL SKU Number: G245HQL xxxxxx; (“x” = 0~9, a ~ z, A ~ Z, or blank) Is compliant with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of the following EC directives, and that all the necessary steps have been taken and are in force to assure that production units of the same product will continue comply with the requirements.
  • Page 23: Federal Communications Commission

    Product: LCD Monitor Model Number: G245HQL SKU Number: G245HQL 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. San Jose, CA 95110 U.