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.
Safe listening To protect your hearing, follow these instructions. • Gradually increase the volume until you can hear it clearly and comfortably and without distortion. • After setting the volume level, do not increase it after your ears have adjusted. •...
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.
Note: Adjust only those controls that are covered by the operating instructions, since improper adjustment of other controls may result in damage and will often require extensive work by a qualified technician to restore the product to normal condition. Potentially explosive environments Switch off your device in any area with a potentially explosive atmosphere and obey all signs and instructions.
Disposal instructions Do not throw this electronic device into the trash when discarding. 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 •...
Federal Communications Commission Declaration of Conformity This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Special notes on LCD monitors Information for your safety and comfort Safety instructions Cleaning your monitor Connecting/disconnecting the device Accessibility Safe listening Warnings Using electrical power Product servicing Additional safety information IT equipment recycling information Disposal instructions LCD pixel statement Tips and information for comfortable use viii Federal Communications Commission...
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 AC power cord D-sub cable (Optional) DVI cable...
Attaching/removing the base Attaching: Removing: Align the release button on the Press the release button as bottom of the monitor with the indicated, then pull in the direction corresponding slots on the bottom of of the arrow to remove the base. the base.
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 PIN No. Description +5 V Green Logic ground Blue Monitor ground Monitor ground DDC-serial data DDC-return H-sync R-ground V-sync G-ground DDC-serial clock B-ground...
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-...
Standard timing table Mode Resolustion 640x480 60Hz 640x480 72Hz 640x480 75Hz 6 40x480 66.66 VESA 720x400 SVGA 800x600 SVGA 800x600 SVGA 800x600 SVGA 800x600 75Hz 832x624 74.55 1024x768 60Hz 1024x768 70Hz 1024x768 75Hz 1152x870 75Hz VESA 1152x864 VESA 1280x960 60Hz VESA 1280x720 WXGA...
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.
How to adjust a setting Press the Menu button to activate the OSD window. Press < or > to select the desired function. Press the Menu button again to select the function that you want to adjust. Press < or > to change the settings of the current function. To exit and save, select the exit function.
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 and run Auto Adjust.
User Main menu menu Sub menu item Description icon icon Contrast Adjusts the contrast between the foreground and background of the screen image. Brightness Adjusts the background brightness of the screen image. ACM (Adaptive Contrast Management) ACM On/Off switch, default Off. Focus Adjusts picture focus (available in analog mode only).
Main menu menu Sub menu item Description icon icon English Language selection. 繁體中文 Deutsch Français Español Italiano 简体中文 日本語 Suomi EMEA version OSD only. Nederlands Русский Türkçe Polski Português H. Position Adjusts the horizontal position of the OSD. V. Position Adjusts the vertical position of the OSD.
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 Remedy No picture visible Blue Using the OSD, adjust brightness and contrast to maximum or reset to their default settings.
DVI mode Problem LED status Remedy No picture visible Blue 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. Amber Check if the video signal cable is properly connected at the back of...