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X1170/X111/X1170N/X1270N/
X1170A/X1270/X1270Hn Series
User's Guide

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  • Page 1 Acer Projector X1170/X111/X1170N/X1270N/ X1170A/X1270/X1270Hn Series User's Guide...
  • Page 2 Copyright © 2012. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Acer Projector X1170/X111/X1170N/X1270N/X1170A/X1270/X1270Hn Series User's Guide Original Issue: 05/2012 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 things 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 things 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 the projector off Adjusting the Projected Image Adjusting the Height of Projected Image...
  • Page 10 How to login in Home Control Panel Network Setting Alert Setting Logout Appendices Troubleshooting LED & Alarm Definition Listing Cleaning and replacing the dust filters Replacing the Lamp Ceiling Mount Installation Specifications Compatibility modes Regulations and safety notices...
  • Page 11: Introduction

    Outstanding features include: ® • technology • X1170/X111/X1170N/X1170A: Native 800 x 600 SVGA resolution X1270N/X1270/X1270Hn series : Native 1024 x 768 XGA resolution 4:3 / 16:9 aspect ratio supported • Acer ColorBoost technology delivers nature’s true colors for vivid, life-like images •...
  • Page 12: Package Overview

    Contact your dealer immediately if any thing is missing. Projector Power cord VGA cable Acer Projector Security Card Security card 2 x Batteries Carrying case (Option) X1170/X111/X1170A/ X1170N/X1270/ X1270N/1270Hn Series P/N:MC.JF711.002 Quick Start Guide User's Guide (CD-ROM) Remote control Dust Filters (Option)
  • Page 13: Projector Overview

    Projector Outlook Front / upper side Description Description Power button Zoom lens Control panel Remote control receiver Zoom lever Tilt adjusting wheels Focus ring Security bar Rear side X1270Hn X1170A/X1270 X1170/X111 X1170N/X1270N Note: Connector interface is subject to model's specifications.
  • Page 14 Description Description USB connector Audio input connector HDMI connector LAN (RJ45 Port for 10/100M Ethernet) Composite video input connector 10 PC analog signal/HDTV/component video input connector (VGA IN 2) S-Video input connector 11 Audio output connector Monitor loop-through output connector 12 Dust filter inlets (VGA-Out) PC analog signal/HDTV/component video...
  • Page 15: Control Panel

    Control Panel POWER LAMP TEMP RESYNC SOURCE MENU Icon Function Description POWER Power Indicator LED LAMP Lamp Indicator LED TEMP Temp Indicator LED RESYNC Automatically synchronizes the projector to the input source. SOURCE Changes the active source. POWER See the contents in "Turning the Projector On/Off"...
  • Page 16: Remote Control Layout

    SOURCE Changes the active source. RESYNC Automatically synchronizes the projector to the input source. MUTE To turn on/off the volume. (for X1270/X1270Hn/X1170A series only) ZOOM Zooms the projector display in or out. Empowering Unique Acer functions: e3D, eView, eTimer, ePower Management.
  • Page 17 Press "VGA" to change source to the VGA connector. This connector supports analog RGB, YPbPr (480p/576p/720p/ 1080i), YCbCr (480i/576i) and RGBsync. S-VIDEO To change source to S-Video. (for X1170/X111/X1170A/X1270/ X1270Hn series only) COMPONENT No function. VIDEO To change source to COMPOSITE VIDEO. (for X1170/X111/...
  • Page 18: Getting Started

    Getting Started Connecting the Projector S-Video Output RS232 DVD player, D-Sub Video Output Set-up Box, HDTV receiver DVD player D-Sub HDMI D-Sub D-Sub HDTV adapter DVD player, Set-up Box, R B G HDTV receiver Internet Description Description Power cord RS232 cable USB cable Audio cable Jack/RCA HDMI cable...
  • Page 19 Note: To ensure the projector works well with your computer, please make sure the timing of the display mode is compatible with the projector. Note: Connector interface is subject to model's specifications.
  • Page 20: Turning The Projector On/Off

    Turning the Projector On/Off Turning on the Projector Ensure that the power cord and signal cable are securely connected. The Power indicator LED will flash red. Turn on the projector by pressing "Power" button on the control panel, and the Power indicator LED will turn blue. Turn on your source (computer, notebook, video player ,etc.).
  • Page 21: Turning The Projector Off

    Turning the projector off 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 RED and blink rapidly after the projector is turned off, and the fan(s) will continue to operate for about 2 minutes to ensure that the system cools properly.
  • Page 22: Adjusting The Projected Image

    Adjusting the Projected Image Adjusting the Height of Projected Image The projector is equipped with tilt adjusting wheels for adjusting the height of image. To raise/lower the image: Use Tilt adjusting wheels to fine-tune the display angle. Tilt adjusting wheel...
  • Page 23: 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. • X1170/X111/X1170N/X1270N/X1170A/X1270/X1270Hn series Example: If the projector is 2.0 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 46" and 50".
  • Page 24 X1170/X111/X1170N/X1270N/X1170A/X1270/X1270Hn series Screen size Screen size Desired (Min zoom) (Max zoom) Distance From base From base to Diagonal Diagonal to top of top of image <A> (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) image (cm) (cm) <B>...
  • Page 25: How To Get A Preferred Image Size By Adjusting Distance And Zoom

    How to get a preferred image size by adjusting distance and zoom X1170/X111/X1170N/X1270N/X1170A/X1270/X1270Hn series 50" Desired image size Height From base to top of image 2.0 m 2.2 m Desired Distance The table below shows how to achieve a desired image size by adjusting either the position or the zoom ring.
  • Page 26 X1170/X111/X1170N/X1270N/X1170A/X1270/X1270Hn series Desired Image Size Distance (m) Top (cm) From base to top of Diagonal (inch) Max zoom Min zoom W (cm) x H (cm) image <A> <B> <C> <D> 61 x 46 81 x 61 102 x 76 122 x 91...
  • Page 27: User Controls

    User Controls Installation menu The installation menu provides an onscreen display (OSD) for projector installation and maintenance. Use the OSD only when the message "No signal input" is displayed on the screen. The menu options include settings and adjustments for screen size and distance, focus, keystone correction and more .
  • Page 28: Acer Empowering Technology

    Acer Empowering Technology Acer Empowering Key provide four Acer unique functions, they are "Acer eView Management", "Acer eTimer Management", "Acer ePower Management" and "Acer e3D Management respectively. Press " " key 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 OSD 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 remote control or control panel.
  • Page 30: Color

    Color Display Mode There are many factory presets optimized for various types of images. • Bright: For brightness optimization. • Presentation: For meeting presentation. • Standard: For common environment. • Video: For playing video in a bright environment. • Picture: For graphic picture. •...
  • Page 31: Color Mode

    Color Mode Use this function to choose CT1 (5500K), CT2 (6500K, Native), CT3 Temperature (7500K), User mode. R Gain Adjusts the red gain for color temperature optimization. G Gain Adjusts the green gain for color temperature optimization. B Gain Adjusts the blue gain for color temperature optimization. R Bias Adjusts the red bias for color temperature optimization.
  • Page 32: Image

    (for X1270/X1270Hn/X1170A series only) • Front: The factory default setting. • Rear: Reverses the image so you can project from behind a translucent screen. Projection Location (for X1270/X1270Hn/X1170A series only) • Auto: Automatically adjusts projection location of image. • Desktop •...
  • Page 33 Maunal Keystone Adjust image distortion caused by tilting projection. (±40 degrees) <Note> The Manual Keystone function is unavailable under Auto Keystone setting to "On". Use this function to choose your desired aspect ratio. Aspect Ratio • Auto: Keep the image with original width-higth ratio and maxi mize the image to fit native horizontal or vertical pixels.
  • Page 34: Setting

    Use this function to customize the startup screen. To capture the image that you want to use as the startup screen, follow the instructions below. (for X1270/X1270Hn/X1170A series only) Notice: Before proceeding with the following steps, make sure that the "Keystone"...
  • Page 35 Security Security This projector provides a useful security function for the administrator to manage usage of the projector . Press to change the "Security" setting. If the security function is enabled, your must enter the "Administrator Password" first before changing the security settings. •...
  • Page 36 If losing this security card and number, please contact with an Acer service center. VGA OUT (Standby) Default is "Off". Choose "On" to enable VGA OUT connection. (for X1270/X1270Hn/X1170A only) Default is "Off". Choose "On" to enable LAN connection. (for X1270Hn series only) LAN IP/Mask Identify IP and Mask address.
  • Page 37: Management

    Lamp Hour Reset Press the button and choose "Yes" to turn the lamp hour counter to 0 hours. Audio Volume (for X1270/X1270Hn/X1170A series only) • Press to decrease the volume. • Press to increase the volume.
  • Page 38 Mute (for X1270/X1270Hn/X1170A series only) • Choose "On" to mute the volume. • Choose "Off" to restore the volume. Power On/Off Volume Select this function to adjust the notification volume when turning the projector on/off. (for X1170A series only) Alarm Volume Select this function to adjust the volume of any warning notifications.
  • Page 39: Language

    Language Language Choose the multilingual OSD menu. Use the to select your preferred menu language. • Press to confirm the selection.
  • Page 40: Acer Lan Webpage Management

    Acer LAN webpage management How to login in Open browser and enter the Server IP address by 192.160.100.10 to find below homepage of acer LAN webpage management. A password is needed to login in before using. Select a user. Administrator is with high authority that can process more operations such as network setting and alert setting.
  • Page 41: Home

    Home Home page shows connection status and you can find three main functions listed, Control Panel, Networking Setting and Alert Setting. Note: Control Panel and Network Setting are only for Administrator account. Control Panel Enduser can control and adjust projector setting value via this page.
  • Page 42: Network Setting

    Network Setting Enduser can set IP address, group name and password as wish. After change network configurations or password, projector will reboot automatically after press "Apply". Note: Group Name and projector Name must be less then 32 characters. Alert Setting Enduser can send mail with error message right away if projector has problem.
  • Page 43: Logout

    Logout After tap Logout, you will return to login page within 5 seconds.
  • Page 44: 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 • Connected as described in the "Getting Started" onscreen section.
  • Page 45 Partial, scrolling • Press "RESYNC" on the remote control or control or incorrectly panel. displayed image • For an incorrectly displayed image: (For notebooks) • Follow the steps for item 2 (above) to adjust the resolution of your computer. • Press the toggle output settings.
  • Page 46 Image is too small • Adjust the zoom lever on the top of the projector. or too large • Move the projector closer to or further from the screen. • Press "MENU" on the remote control. Go to "Image - ->...
  • Page 47: Osd Messages

    OSD Messages Condition Message Reminder Message Fan Fail - the system fan is not working. Projector Overheated - the projector has exceeded its recommended operating temperature and must be allowed to cool down before it may be used. Replace the lamp - the lamp is about to reach its maximum lifetime.
  • Page 48: Problems With The Projector

    Problems with the Projector Condition Solution The projector stops responding If possible, turn off the projector, then to all controls unplug the power cord and wait at least 30 seconds before reconnecting power. Lamp burns out or makes a When the lamp reaches the end of its useful popping sound life, it will burn out and may make a loud popping sound.
  • Page 49: Led & Alarm Definition Listing

    LED & Alarm Definition Listing LED Messages Lamp LED Temp LED Power LED Message Blue Standby (power cord plugged in) Power button ON Lamp retry Quick flashing Turning off Quick (cooling state) flashing Turning off (cooling completed) Error (thermal failure) Error (fan lock failure) Quick flashing...
  • Page 50: Cleaning And Replacing The Dust Filters

    Cleaning and replacing the dust filters Cleaning the dust filters Clean the dust filters after every 1000 hours of use. If they are note cleaned periodically, they can become clogged with dust, preventing proper ventilation. This can cause overheating and damage the projector. Follow these steps: Turn the projector off.
  • Page 51: 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. You will be shown a warning message "Lamp is approaching the end of its useful life in full power operation. Replacement Suggested!"...
  • Page 52 To Change the Lamp Turn off the projector by pressing the power button. Allow the projector at least 30 mins to cool down. Disconnect the power cord. Open the screw cover on the right side of the projector. (Illustration #1) Remove the screw on the right side of the projector.
  • Page 53: 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 54 Use the appropriate number of screws for the projector size to attach the projector to the ceiling mount bracket. Screw Type B Smaller Washer Large 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 55 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 X1170/X111/X1170N/X1270N/ X1170A/X1270/X1270Hn 55.00 mm 55.00 mm SCREW SPEC. M3 x 20 mm...
  • Page 56: Specifications

    Lamp type 190 W user-replaceable lamp Keystone correction +/- 40 degrees Audio Internal speaker with 2 W output (X1270/X1270Hn/ X1170A) Weight 2.4 Kg (5.29 Ibs.) Dimensions (L x W x H) 288 mm x 225 mm x 83.3 mm (11.3" x 8.9" x 3.3")
  • Page 57 X1170N/ X1170A/ I/O connectors X1170/X111 X1270Hn X1270N X1270 Power socket USB (for remote computer control) HDMI RJ45 LAN input Composite video S-Video VGA output VGA IN 1 VGA IN 2 RS232 3.5 mm audio jack input 3.5 mm audio jack output * Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 58: Compatibility Modes

    Compatibility modes A. VGA Analog VGA Analog - PC Signal Modes Resolution V.Frequency [Hz] H.Frequency [KHz] 640x480 31.47 640x480 37.86 640x480 37.50 640x480 43.27 640x480 119.51 61.60 SVGA 800x600 35.20 800x600 37.88 800x600 48.08 800x600 46.88 800x600 53.67 800x600 119.85 77.20 1024x768 48.36...
  • Page 59 VGA Analog - Extended Wide timing Modes Resolution V.Frequency [Hz] H.Frequency [KHz] WXGA 1280x768 47.78 1280x768 60.29 1280x768 68.63 1280x720 44.80 1280x800 49.60 1440x900 55.90 1680x1050 65.30 1366x768 47.71 1920x1080-RB 66.60 1024x600 37.30 VGA Analog -Component Signal Modes Resolution V.Frequency [Hz] H.Frequency [KHz] 480i 720x480...
  • Page 60 800x600 48.08 800x600 46.88 800x600 53.67 800x600 119.85 77.20 1024x768 48.36 1024x768 56.48 1024x768 60.02 1024x768 119.804 98.80 1152x864 67.50 1152x864 77.10 1280x1024 64.00 1280x1024 77.90 1280x1024 79.98 1280x1024 91.15 1280x960 75.00 PowerBook G4 640x480 31.50 640x480 66.6(67) 35.00 800x600 37.88 1024x768 48.36...
  • Page 61 HDMI - Video Signal Modes Resolution V.Frequency [Hz] H.Frequency [KHz] 480i 720x480(1440x480) 59.94(29.97) 15.70 480p 720x480 59.94 31.47 576i 720x576(1440x576) 50(25) 15.60 576p 720x576 31.25 720p 1280x720 45.00 720p 1280x720 37.50 1080i 1920x1080 60(30) 33.75 1080i 1920x1080 50(25) 28.10 1080p 1920x1080 67.50 1080p...
  • Page 62: 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 63: 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.
  • Page 64: Declaration Of Conformity

    Model Number: DSV1119/DSV1120/DNX1121/DNX1122 Machine Type: X1170/X111/X1170N/X1170A/X1270/X1270N/X1270Hn 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 65 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: z Article 3.1(a) Health and Safety -.
  • Page 66 The following local Manufacturer / Importer is responsible for this declaration: Product: DLP Projector Model Number: DSV1119/DSV1120/DNX1121/DNX1122 Machine Type: X1170/X111/X1170N/X1170A/X1270/X1270N/ X1270Hn Name of Responsible Party: Acer America Corporation Address of Responsible Party: 333 West San Carlos St. San Jose, CA 95110 U.