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  • Page 1 Acer LCD Monitor User's Guide...
  • Page 2 Copyright © 2011. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Acer LCD Monitor User's Guide Original Issue: 11/20 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: Special Notes On Lcd Monitors

    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.
  • Page 4: Safe Listening

    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. When you need to disconnect power from the equipment, be sure to unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet.
  • Page 5: Product Servicing

    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.
  • Page 6: Additional Safety Information

    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.
  • Page 7: Disposal 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.
  • Page 8: Tips And Information For Comfortable Use

    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.
  • Page 9: Taking Care Of Your Vision

    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 •...
  • Page 10: Declaration Of Conformity

    Model Number: V243PHL SKU Number: V243PHL 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 necess ary steps have been taken and are in force to assure that production units of the same product will continue comply with the requirements.
  • Page 11: Federal Communications Commission Declaration Of Conformity

    Product: LCD Monitor Model Number: V243PHL SKU Number: V243PHL 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.
  • Page 12: Table Of Contents

    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...
  • Page 13 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 LCD Monitor D-sub cable (Option) AC power cord DVI cable (Option)
  • Page 14: Screen Position Adjustment

    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.
  • Page 15: 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. • 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.
  • Page 16: Connector Pin Assignment

    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...
  • Page 17 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-...
  • Page 18 Standard timing table...
  • Page 19: Installation

    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.
  • Page 20: User Controls

    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.
  • Page 21: How To Adjust A Setting

    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.
  • Page 22: Acer Ecolor Management

    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. User Standard Graphic Movie mode...
  • Page 23 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).
  • Page 24 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.
  • Page 25: Troubleshooting

    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.
  • Page 26: Dvi Mode

    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...