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  • Page 1 Acer Projector X1111/X1111H/X1111A/ X1211/X1211H/X1211S/X1211K/ X1213P/X1213PH/X1311KW/ X1311WH/X1313PW/X1313PWH Series User's Guide...
  • Page 2 Copyright © 2011. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Acer Projector X1111/X1111H/X1111A/X1211/X1211H/X1211S/X1211K/X1213P/X1213PH/ X1311KW/X1311WH/X1313PW/X1313PWH Series User's Guide Original Issue: 8/2011 Changes may be made periodically to the information in this publication without obligation to notify any person of such revisions or changes. Such changes will be incorporated in new editions of this manual or supplementary documents and publications.
  • Page 3 Information for Your Safety and Comfort Read these instructions carefully. Keep this document for future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Turning the product off before cleaning Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners.
  • Page 4 • To avoid damage of internal components and to prevent battery leakage, do not place the product on a vibrating surface. • Never use it under sporting, exercising, or any vibrating environment which will probably cause unexpected short current or damage rotor devices, lamp.
  • Page 5 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 personnel when: •...
  • Page 6 might cause fire or electric shock. In this case, unplug immediately and contact your dealer. • Do not keep using this product to break or drop it. In this case contact your dealer for inspection. • Do not face the projector lens to the sun. It can lead to fire. •...
  • Page 7 Caution for Listening To protect your hearing, follow these instructions. • Increase the volume gradually until you can hear clearly and comfortably. • Do not increase the volume level after your ears have adjusted. • Do not listen to music at high volumes for extended periods. •...
  • Page 8: Precautions

    viii First Thing First Usage Notes • Turn off the product before cleaning. • Use a soft cloth moistened with mild detergent to clean the display housing. • Disconnect the power plug from AC outlet if the product is not being used for a long period of time.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Information for Your Safety and Comfort First Thing First viii Usage Notes viii Precautions viii Introduction Product Features Package Overview Projector Overview Projector Outlook Control Panel Remote Control Layout Getting Started Connecting the Projector Turning the Projector On/Off Turning On the Projector Turning Off the Projector Adjusting the Projected Image Adjusting the Height of the Projected Image...
  • Page 10 Troubleshooting LED & Alarm Definition Listing Replacing the Lamp Ceiling Mount Installation Specifications Compatibility Modes Regulations and safety notices...
  • Page 11: Introduction

    Auto / 4:3 / 16:9 aspect ratio supported X1211/X1211H/X1211S/X1211K/X1213P/X1213PH: Native 1024 x 768 XGA resolution Auto / 4:3 / 16:9 aspect ratio supported X1311KW/X1311WH/X1313PW/X1313PWH: Native 1280 x 800 WXGA resolution Auto/ Full / 4:3 /16:9 / L.Box aspect ratio supported •...
  • Page 12: Package Overview

    Package Overview This projector comes with all the items shown below. Check to make sure you have them all. Contact your dealer immediately if any thing is missing. Projector with lens cap Power cord VGA cable Acer Projector Security Card Acer Projector This CD contains •...
  • Page 13: Projector Overview

    Projector Overview Projector Outlook Front / upper side (X1111/X1111H/X1111A/X1211/X1211H/ (X1211S) X1211K/X1213P/X1213PH/X1311KW/ X1311WH/X1313PW/X1313PWH) Description Description Control panel Power key and Power indicator LED Projection lens Zoom ring Elevator button Focus ring Lens cap Remote control receiver Rear side (X1111A/X1211/X1211S/X1213P/ (X1111H/X1211H/X1213PH/ X1313PW)
  • Page 14: Control Panel

    Control Panel Function Description LAMP Lamp Indicator LED Remote control receiver Keystone Adjusts image distortion caused by tilting projection (±40 degrees). RESYNC Automatically synchronizes the projector to the input source. MENU • Launches the Onscreen Display (OSD) menu, returns to the previous step for the OSD menu operation or exits the OSD menu.
  • Page 15: Remote Control Layout

    Remote Control Layout (X1111H/X1111A/X1211/X1211H/X1211S/ (X1111/X1211K/ X1213P/X1213PH/X1313PW/X1313PWH) X1311KW/X1311WH) ENTER BACK ENTER BACK PgUp PgUp PgDn PgDn SD/USB A HDMI/DVI LAN/WiFi USBB SD/USB A HDMI/DVI LAN/WiFi USBB Function Description POWER Refer to the "Turning the Projector On/Off" section. ASPECT RATIO To choose the desired aspect ratio.
  • Page 16 Function Description 10 HDMI™; To change source to HDMI™ (or DVI) (for the model HDMI™/DVI with HDMI™ or DVI connector). (For X1111H/X1211H/ X1213PH/X1311WH/X1313PWH) 11 Infrared Sends signals to the projector. transmitter 12 Empowering key Enables unique Acer functions: eView, eTimer, ePower Management.
  • Page 17: Getting Started

    Getting Started Connecting the Projector Video/S-Video DVD player, Output RS232 Display Set-top box, HDTV receiver Speakers Description Description Power cord S-Video cable VGA cable RS232 cable VGA to component video/HDTV USB cable adapter Composite video cable 3 RCA component cable Audio cable 10 HDMI cable Note: To ensure the projector works well with your computer,...
  • Page 18: Turning The Projector On/Off

    Turning the Projector On/Off Turning On the Projector Remove the lens cap. Ensure that the power cord and signal cable are securely connected. The Power LED will light red. Turn on the projector by pressing (POWER) on the control panel or remote control, and the Power indicator LED will turn blue.
  • Page 19: Turning Off The Projector

    Turning Off the Projector To turn the projector off, press the power button. This message appears: "Please press the power button again to complete the shutdown process." Press the power button again. The LED power indicator will turn solid red to indicate standby mode. It is now safe to unplug the power cord.
  • Page 20: Adjusting The Projected Image

    Adjusting the Projected Image Adjusting the Height of the Projected Image The projector is equipped with an elevator foot for adjusting the image height. To raise the image: Press the elevator button. Raise the image to the desired height angle, then release the button to lock the elevator foot into position.
  • Page 21: How To Optimize Image Size And Distance

    How to Optimize Image Size and Distance Consult the table below to find the optimal image sizes achievable when the projector is positioned at a desired distance from the screen. • X1111/X1111H/X1111A/X1211/X1211H/X1211K/X1213P/X1213PH If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 72"...
  • Page 22 • X1311KW/X1311WH/X1313PW/X1313PWH If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 84" and 93". Note: Remind as below figure, the space of 142 cm height is required when the projector is located at 3 m distance.
  • Page 23 • X1211S If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 137" and 164". Note: Remind as below figure, the space of 262 cm height is required when located at 3 m distance. 164"...
  • Page 24: How To Get A Preferred Image Size By Adjusting Distance And Zoom

    How to Get a Preferred Image Size by Adjusting Distance and Zoom The table below shows how to achieve a desired image size by adjusting either the position or the zoom ring. • X1111/X1111H/X1111A/X1211/X1211H/X1211K/X1213P/X1213PH To obtain an image size of 70", set the projector at a distance between 2.6 m and 2.9 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly.
  • Page 25 • X1311KW/X1311WH/X1313PW/X1313PWH To obtain an image size of 70" set the projector at a distance between 2.3 m and 2.5 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly. 70" Desired Height: image size 107 cm From base to top of image 2.3 m...
  • Page 26 • X1211S To obtain an image size of 70" set the projector at a distance between 1.3 m and 1.5 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly. 70" Desired Height: image size 112 cm From base to top of image 1.3 m Desired distance...
  • Page 27: User Controls

    Press "MENU" on the control panel or remote control to launch the OSD for projector installation and maintenance. (X1111/X1211K/X1311KW) (X1111H/X1111A/X1211/X1211H/ X1211S/X1213P/X1213PH/X1311WH/ X1313PW/X1313PWH) The background pattern acts as a guide to adjusting the calibration and alignment settings, such as screen size and distance, focus and more.
  • Page 28: Acer Empowering Technology

    Acer Empowering Technology Empowering Key Acer Empowering Key provides three Acer unique functions: "Acer eView Management", "Acer eTimer Management", and "Acer ePower Management". Press " " for more than one second to launch the Onscreen Display main menu to modify its function.
  • Page 29: Onscreen Display (Osd) Menus

    Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus The projector has multilingual Onscreen Display (OSD) menus that allow you to make image adjustments and change a variety of settings. Using the OSD menus • To open the OSD menu, press "MENU" on the control panel or remote control.
  • Page 30: Color

    Color There are many factory presets optimized for various types of images. • Bright: For brightness optimization. • Presentation: For meeting presentation with higher brightness. • Standard: For common environment. Display Mode • Video: For playing video in a bright environment. •...
  • Page 31 Adjusts the color temperature. At higher color Color temperatures, the screen looks colder; at lower color Temperature temperatures, the screen looks warmer. Effects the representation of dark scenery. With greater Degamma gamma value, dark scenery will look brighter. Color R Adjusts the red color.
  • Page 32: Image

    Image (X1111H/X1111A/X1211/X1211H/ X1211S/X1213P/X1213PH/X1311WH/ (X1111/X1211K/X1311KW) X1313PW/X1313PWH) • Front-Desktop: The factory default setting. • Front-Ceiling: When you select this function, the projector inverts the image for ceiling-mounted projection. Projection • Rear-Desktop: When you select this function, the (X1111/X1211K/ projector reverses the image so that you can project X1311KW) behind a translucent screen.
  • Page 33 X1211H/X1211S/ • Ceiling: Turns the image upside down for ceiling- X1213P/ mounted projection. X1213PH/ X1311WH/ X1313PW/ X1313PWH) Use this function to choose your desired aspect ratio. • Auto: Keeps the image with original width-height ratio and maximizes the image to fit native horizontal or vertical pixels.
  • Page 34 Adjusts the sharpness of the image. Sharpness • Press to decrease the sharpness. (X1111/ X1311WH only) • Press to increase the sharpness. H. Position • Press to move the image left. (Horizontal • Position) Press to move the image right.
  • Page 35 Note: "H. Position", "V. Position", "Frequency" and "Tracking" functions are not supported under video mode. Note: "Sharpness" function is not supported under computer mode. Note: Supported 3D signal timings: Signal source type Supported timing Video/S-Video/Component video NTSC, PAL 640 x 480@100Hz, 640 x 480@120Hz, 800 x 600@100Hz, 800 x 600@120Hz, 1024 x 768@100Hz, 1024 x 768@120Hz HDMI (PC)
  • Page 36: Setting

    Setting (X1111H/X1211H/X1213PH/ (X1111) X1311WH/X1313PWH) (X1111A/X1211/X1211S/X1211K/ X1213P/X1311KW/X1313PW) Menu Location Chooses the OSD menu location on the display screen. Adjusts the color range of the HDMI image data to prevent HDMI Color color display error. Range • Auto: Automatically adjusts the color range by (X1111H/ information from the player.
  • Page 37 Selects a preferred closed captioning mode from CC1, CC2, CC3, CC4, (CC1 displays captions in the primary language in Closed Caption your area). Select "Off" to turn off the captioning feature. This function is only available when a composite video or S- Video input signal is selected and its system format is NTSC.
  • Page 38 VGA signal when it is in standby mode and the VGA IN (or (X1111H/ VGA IN 1) and VGA OUT sockets are correctly connected to the X1111A/X1211/ devices. X1211H/X1211S/ X1211K/X1213P/ X1213PH/ Enabling this function slightly increases the standby power consumption. X1311KW/ X1311WH/ X1313PW/ X1313PWH)
  • Page 39: Management

    Press after choosing "Yes" to return the display Reset parameters on all menus to the factory default settings. Management Choose "On" to dim the projector lamp, which will also ECO Mode lower the power consumption, reduce noise, and extend the lamp life. Choose "Off" to return to the normal mode. Choose "On"...
  • Page 40: Audio

    Audio (X1111H/X1111A/X1211/X1211H/X1211S/ X1211K/X1213P/X1213PH/X1311KW/ X1311WH/X1313PW/X1313PWH only) • Press to decrease the volume. Volume • Press to increase the volume. • Choose "On" to turn mute on. Mute • Choose "Off" to turn mute off. Timer (X1111H/X1111A/X1211/X1211H/ X1211S/X1211K/X1213P/X1213PH/ X1311KW/X1311WH/X1313PW/ X1313PWH) (X1111) Timer Location Sets the location of the timer on the screen.
  • Page 41: Language

    Select this function to adjust the notification volume (X1111H/X1111A/ when the timer function is enabled and time is up. X1211/X1211H/ X1211S/X1211K/ X1213P/X1213PH/ X1311KW/ X1311WH/ X1313PW/ X1313PWH) Timer Display Press to choose a timer display mode. Language Sets a language for the OSD menus. Use select your preferred language.
  • Page 42: Appendices

    Appendices Troubleshooting If you experience a problem with your Acer projector, refer to the following troubleshooting guide. If the problem persists, please contact your local reseller or service center. Image Problems and Solutions Problem Solution No image appears • Make sure all the cables are correctly connected as onscreen described in the "Getting Started"...
  • Page 43 X1111/X1111H/X1111A/X1211/X1211H/X1211K/ X1213P/X1213PH: 4.9 to 37 feet (1.5 to 11.3 meters) X1311KW/X1311WH/X1313PW/X1313PWH: 4.3 to 32 feet (1.3 to 9.7 meters) X1211S: 3 to 18 feet (0.9 to 5.5 meters) Refer to the "How to Get a Preferred Image Size by Adjusting Distance and Zoom"...
  • Page 44: Problems With The Projector

    Image is stretched When you play a DVD encoded in anamorphic or 16:9 when displaying a aspect ratio you may need to adjust the following "widescreen" settings: DVD title • If you play a 4:3 format DVD title, please change the format to 4:3 with the projector OSD.
  • Page 45: Osd Messages

    OSD Messages Condition Message Reminder Message Fan Fail - the system fan is not working. Fan Fail. Lamp will automatically turn off soon. Projector Overheated - the projector has exceeded its recommended operating temperature and must be allowed to cool down before it is used. Please also check the dust filters if they are installed.
  • Page 46: Led & Alarm Definition Listing

    LED & Alarm Definition Listing LED Messages Message Power LED LAMP LED TEMP LED Blue Standby (Power cord plugged in) Power on Lamp retry Quick flashing Turning off (Cooling Quick flashing state) Turning off (Cooling completed) Error (Thermal failure) Error (Fan lock failure) Quick flashing Error (Lamp breakdown)
  • Page 47: Replacing The Lamp

    Replacing the Lamp Use a screwdriver to remove the screw(s) from the cover, and then pull out the lamp. The projector will detect the lamp life itself. It will show you a warning message "Lamp is approaching the end of its useful life in full power operation. Replacement Suggested!"...
  • Page 48: Ceiling Mount Installation

    Ceiling Mount Installation If you wish to install the projector using a ceiling mount, please refer to the steps below: Drill four holes into a solid, structurally sound part of the ceiling, and secure the mount base. Note: Screws are not included. Please obtain the appropriate screws for your type of ceiling.
  • Page 49 Use the appropriate number of screws for the projector size to attach the projector to the ceiling mount bracket. Screw Type B Large Washer Smaller Washer Projector Bracket Supports projector and allows for adjustments Spacer - For heat dissipation Note: It is recommended that you keep a reasonable space between the bracket and the projector to allow for proper heat distribution.
  • Page 50 Note: The appropriate type of screw and washer for each model is listed in the table below. 3 mm diameter screws are enclosed in the screw pack. Models Screw Type B Washer Type Diameter (mm) Length (mm) Large Small X1111/X1111H/X1111A/ X1211/X1211H/X1211S/ X1211K/X1213P/ X1213PH/X1311KW/ X1311WH/X1313PW/ X1313PWH 137 mm 23 mm...
  • Page 51: Specifications

    X1213PH: Native: XGA (1024 x 768) Maximum: UXGA (1600 x 1200), 1080p (1920 x 1080) • X1311KW/X1311WH/X1313PW/X1313PWH: Native: WXGA (1280 x 800) Maximum: UXGA (1600 x 1200), 1080p (1920 x 1080) Computer compatibility Refer to the "Compatibility Modes" section for more information.
  • Page 52 Power supply Universal AC input 100 - 240 V, input frequency 50/60 Power consumption (typical) • X1111/X1111H/X1111A/X1211/X1211H/X1211S/ X1311KW: 287 W • X1211K: 291 W • X1213P/X1213PH/X1313PW/X1313PWH: 348 W • X1311WH: 233 W Operating temperature 0ºC to 35ºC / 32ºF to 95ºF...
  • Page 53 • VGA input x 2 • VGA output x 1 • USB x 1 (Type mini B) Below items are for X1111H/X1211H/X1213PH/ X1311WH/X1313PWH only. • HDMI 1.3 input x 1 Standard package contents • AC power cord x 1 •...
  • Page 54: Compatibility Modes

    Compatibility Modes VGA Analog - PC Signal H.Frequency Mode Resolution V.Frequency [Hz] [KHz] 31.47 37.86 640 x 480 37.50 43.27 61.91 35.20 37.88 48.08 SVGA 800 x 600 46.88 53.67 77.42 48.36 56.48 1024 x 768 60.02 68.67 98.96 63.85 1152 x 864 67.50 77.10...
  • Page 55 55.94 1680 x 1050 65.29 1366 x 768 47.71 1920 x 1080-RB 66.60 1920 x 1080-EIA 67.50 1024 x 600 37.50 HDMI - PC Signal (For X1111H/X1211H/X1213PH/X1311WH/ X1313PWH) H.Frequency Mode Resolution V.Frequency [Hz] [KHz] 31.47 37.86 640 x 480 37.50 43.27...
  • Page 56 1680 x 1050 65.29 1366 x 768 47.71 1920 x 1080-RB 66.60 1920 x 1080-EIA 67.50 1024 x 600 37.50 HDMI - Video Signal (For X1111H/X1211H/X1213PH/X1311WH/ X1313PWH) Mode Resolution V.Frequency [Hz] H.Frequency [KHz] 720 x 480 480i 15.73 (1440 x 480)
  • Page 57 720 x 576 576p 50.00 31.25 1280 x 720 720p 60.00 45.00 1280 x 720 720p 50.00 37.50 1920 x 1080 1080i 60.00 33.75 1920 x 1080 1080i 50.00 28.13 1920 x 1080 1080p 60.00 67.5 1920 x 1080 1080p 50.00 56.26 1920 x 1080...
  • Page 58: Regulations And Safety Notices

    Regulations and safety notices FCC notice This device has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
  • Page 59: Declaration Of Conformity For Eu Countries

    Remarque à l'intention des utilisateurs canadiens Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme a la norme NMB-003 du Canada. Declaration of Conformity for EU countries Acer hereby, declares that this projector series is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. Compliant with Russian regulatory certification Radio device regulatory notice Note: The regulatory information below is for models with...
  • Page 60 List of applicable countries This device must be used in strict accordance with the regulations and constraints in the country of use. For further information, please contact a local office in the country of use. Please see for the latest country list.
  • Page 61: Declaration Of Conformity

    Machine Type: X1111/X1111H/X1111A/X1211/X1211H/X1211S/X1211K/X1213P/ X1213PH/X1311KW/X1311WH/X1313PW/X1313PWH series 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 62 Acer Incorporated 8F, 88, Sec. 1, Xintai 5th Rd., Xizhi New Taipei City 221, Taiwan The standards listed below are applied to the product if built with WLAN module or wireless keyboard and mouse. R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC as attested by conformity with the following harmonized standard: •...
  • Page 63 Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St., San Jose CA 95110, U. S. A. Tel: 254-298-4000 Fax: 254-298-4147 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.