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  • Page 1 Acer LCD Monitor User Guide...
  • Page 2 Copyright © 2011. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Acer LCD Monitor User Guide Original Issue: 12 /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: Safety Instructions

    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. 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 •...
  • 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 •...
  • 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: Lcd Pixel Statement

    LCD pixel statement The LCD unit is produced with high-precision manufacturing techniques. Nevertheless, some pixels may occasionally misfire or appear as black or red dots. This has no effect on the recorded image and does not constitute a malfunction. This product has been shipped enabled for power management: Activate display’s Sleep mode within 15 minutes of user inactivity.
  • Page 8: Developing Good Work Habits

    viii 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 Rest your eyes frequently.
  • Page 9: Declaration Of Conformity

    V225HQL/V215HL SKU Number: V225HQL/V215HL xxxxxx (“x” = 0~9, a ~ z, or A ~ Z) 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 10: Federal Communications Commission

    The following local Manufacturer /Importer is responsible for this declaration: Product: LCD Monitor Model Number: V225HQL/V215HL SKU Number: V225HQL/V215HLxxxxxx (“x” = 0~9, a ~ z, or A ~ Z) Name of Responsible Party: Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St.
  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    Information for your safety and comfort Safety instructions Special notes on LCD monitors 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 Declaration of Conformity Federal Communications Commission...
  • Page 12 Troubleshooting VGA mode DVI/HDMI mode...
  • 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 guide Quick start guide LCD monitor D-sub cable HDMI cable AC Power cord...
  • Page 14: Attaching The Base (For Selected Models)

    Attaching the base (for selected models) 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. Attach the the monitor stand arm to the base. Ensure that the base is locked onto the monitor stand arm.
  • Page 15: Screen Position Adjustment

    Screen position adjustment To optimize the viewing position, you can adjust the monitor tilt, using both of your hands to hold the edges of the monitor. The monitor can be adjusted to 15 degrees up or 5 degrees down. Connecting the adapter and AC Power code Check first to make sure that the power cord •...
  • Page 16: Connector Pin Assignment

    Display Data Channel (DDC) To make installation easier, so long as your system supports the DDC protocol, the monitor is able to plug-and-play. The DDC is a communication protocol through which the monitor automatically informs the host system about its capabilities;...
  • 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) DDC clock TMDS data 0+ DDC data TMDS data 0/5 shield TMDS data 1- TMDS data 1+ TMDS clock shield...
  • Page 18: Standard Timing Table

    Standard timing table Mode Resolution 640x480 640x480 640x480 66.7 640x480 VESA 720x400 800x600 800x600 SVGA 800x600 800x600 74.55 832x624 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 1152x870 1152x864 VESA 1280x960 1280x1024 SXGA 1280x1024 1280x720 1280x768 VESA 1280x768 1280x800 WXGA 1360x768 1440x900 WXGA+ 1440x900 SXGA+ 1440x1050 UXGA 1600x1200...
  • 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 (1) Make sure both the monitor and computer are switched off.
  • Page 20 Users controls Base controls Icon Item Description Power Turns the monitor on/off. Blue indicates power on. button/ Amber indicates standby/power saving mode. indicator Minus / Plus If the OSD is active, press the Minus or Plus buttons to toggle between the OSD options. Press to view the OSD.
  • Page 21: 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 “ AUTO “ Key to confirm the mode and run Auto Adjust. Features and Benefits Main Sub Menu...
  • Page 22: 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 position and general settings.
  • Page 23: Adjusting The Osd Position

    Adjusting the OSD position Press the Menu key to bring up the OSD. Using the directional keys, select OSD from the onscreen display. Then navigate to the feature you wish to adjust.
  • Page 24: Adjusting The Setting

    Adjusting the setting Press the Menu key to bring up the OSD. Using the keys, select Setting from the OSD. Then navigate to the feature you wish to adjust. The Setting menu can be used to adjust the screen Menu Language and other important settings.
  • Page 25: Product Information

    Product information Press the Menu key to bring up the OSD. Using the keys, select Information from the OSD. Then the basic information of LCD monitor will show up for current input.
  • Page 26: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before sending your L D 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 27: Dvi/Hdmi Mode

    DVI/HDMI 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...

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