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Acer AT4202P User Manual

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Acer PDP TV Contents AT4202P Important safety instructions Disposal instructions User's Guide First things first Basic features and benefits of your Acer PDP TV Packing checklist Your PDP TV overview Front panel view Rear panel view Bottom panel view Remote control...
  • Page 2 Serial Number: Purchase Date: Place of Purchase: Acer and the Acer Logo are registered trademarks of Acer Inc. Other companies' product names or trademarks are used herein for identification purposes only and belong to their respective companies. WOW, SRS &...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important safety instructions Read these instructions carefully. Please put them somewhere If an extension cord is used with this product, make sure safe for future reference. that the total ampere rating of the equipment plugged into the extension cord does not exceed the extension Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product.
  • Page 4: Disposal Instructions

    NMB-003 du Canada. For more information regarding WEEE, please refer to European Union (EU) This device complies with the essential requirements of the European Council: For electronic products containing a PDP/CRT monitor or...
  • Page 5: Basic Features And Benefits Of Your Acer Pdp Tv

    First things first We would like to thank you for making the Acer PDP TV your choice. With proper care, your new Acer PDP TV will provide you with years of entertainment and satisfaction. This User's Guide introduces you to the various features your PDP TV can offer, and provides clear and concise information about the product, so please read it thoroughly and retain it for future reference.
  • Page 6: Your Pdp Tv Overview

    Your PDP TV overview Front panel view AT4202P Channel up/down Volume up/down Menu key Input key Power ON/OFF Channel up When the OSD is on, functions the same as the Up arrow Channel down When the OSD is on, functions the same as the Down arrow Volume up When the OSD is on, functions the same as the Right arrow Volume down...
  • Page 7: Rear Panel View

    Rear panel view Power switch AC-in External speakers (optional) S-VIDEO CVBS-VIDEO AUDIO L/R EARPHONE Bottom panel view RS-232 DVI-D + Audio VGA + Audio 11/12 AUDIO (L/R) / COMPONENT x 2 SCART x 3 Analog antenna AT4202P.EU.EN.indb 7 3/8/2006 9:12:46 PM...
  • Page 8: Remote Control

    Letterbox 1, 2, 3 modes. 13 MENU Press to open or close the menu. 14 e (Empowering Technology) Press to activate Acer Empowering Technology. See page 18. 15 Directional keys/OK 16 MPX Press to select the sound input, displayed in the top right- hand corner (mono, stereo, bilingual).
  • Page 9: Teletext

    Teletext INDEX Press to go to the index page SUBTITLE Press to view subtitles on the screen. REVEAL Press to reveal hidden telext information TELETEXT Press to switch from TV/AV to Teletext mode. SIZE Press once to zoom teletext page to 2X. Press again to resume.
  • Page 10: Basic Connections

    Basic connections Connecting the power cord Connect the AC cord into the AC input on the back of the set. Connect the plug to the wall outlet as shown. Setting up the remote control Open the cover on the back of the remote unit. Looking after your remote control •...
  • Page 11: Enjoying Analog Tv

    Enjoying analog TV Connecting an antenna/cable Connect the antenna cable to the appropriate antenna terminal on the back of the TV set as shown below. Analog Getting started watching your TV Power a. Turn on the power switch beneath the screen. b.
  • Page 12: Setup Wizard

    Setup Wizard Step 1. Select the setup language you prefer. Step 2. Please select country. Step 3. Ensure that your co-axial cables are connected correctly before proceeding (see page 11 for details). Step 4. Scan for analog channels. AT4202P.EU.EN.indb 12 3/8/2006 9:12:50 PM...
  • Page 13: Changing Channels

    Setup Wizard Step 5. Setup is now complete. You are ready to begin watching TV. If you leave the setup process before it is complete, you will be given a choice of options: 1. Resume setup 2. Resume setup at next startup 3.
  • Page 14: Connecting External Audio/Video Devices

    Source-IN D-Sub SCART Yellow COMPONENT White Blue D-Sub Green *Acer recommends the following priority for connection types: DVI -> COMPONENT -> SCART -> S-VIDEO -> COMPOSITE. TV-OUT SCART Recorder *SCART-out only works with analog broadcasts. AT4202P.EU.EN.indb 14 3/8/2006 9:12:52 PM...
  • Page 15: Connecting A Camera, Camcorder, Video Game Or Headphones

    To display PC output on your TV, connect your PC or notebook computer to the TV as shown below. D-Sub D-Sub For VGA and DVI input, Acer recommends setting your PC’s external monitor resolution up to 1,024 x 768 pixels @ 60 Hz refresh rate. Selecting the input source Once you have connected your antenna or external equipment to the TV, you need to select the correct input source.
  • Page 16: Osd Navigation

    OSD navigation Many of the advanced settings and adjustments are available through using the OSD (onscreen display) menus, as shown in the example screenshot below. Basic operations required to navigate these menus (Picture, Audio, Channel management, Options, Settings, Empowering) are described in this section.
  • Page 17: Adjusting The Osd Settings

    Adjusting the OSD settings The OSD can be used for adjusting the settings of your PDP TV. Press the MENU key to open the OSD. You can use the OSD to adjust the picture quality, audio settings, channel settings, general settings and the Empowering Technology settings.
  • Page 18: Empowering Technology

    More than 2 seconds The Empowering Key opens up the Acer Empowering Technology functions. In TV mode, the choice is between Scenario mode and Favourite channel; see page 19 for details. The default setting for both modes is Scenario mode.
  • Page 19: Default Setting In Different Empowering Mode

    Default setting in different Empowering mode Scenario mode in TV (default setting) Scenario mode has five preset viewing modes designed to give you the best picture quality when watching a particular kind of programme. There are five pre-defined audio and video settings for optimal enjoyment of the following scenarios: Standard TV, Movie, Game, Sports, Concert and User.
  • Page 20: Advanced Features

    37.5% -> 50%, as shown in the image. Audio effects Your Acer PDP TV is equipped with high-quality sound specifications to ensure that you enjoy the best audio experience possible. SRS WOW SRS WOW is a special combination of SRS audio technologies that creates a thrilling experience with deep, rich bass from any stereo sound source.
  • Page 21: Locking Tv Content

    Lock TV Locking TV content Lock TV is a handy feature that can block a single channel, multiple channels or all TV sources. Lock TV allows you to enter a password and effectively stop anyone without the password from watching TV. MENU To enable this feature: Setting a personal PIN...
  • Page 22 Locking a single channel Navigate to the channel you wish to manage. MENU Press the MENU key on the remote control to bring up the OSD. Use the directional keys to navigate to the Channel management menu. Then select Lock This Channel. MENU Enter your PIN.
  • Page 23: Re-Scan For Channels

    Re-scan for channels The first time you completed the setup wizard, all available channels were listed. If you need to re-scan for new channels, please follow the steps below: MENU Scanning for channels MENU Press the MENU key on the remote control to bring up the OSD. Use the directional keys to navigate and select Channel Management.
  • Page 24: Widescreen Display Mode

    Widescreen display mode Your Acer PDP TV has a special widescreen mode that allows you to toggle between 4:3, 16:9, Panorama, and Letterbox 1, 2 and 3. type views. Press the WIDE key on the remote control to toggle the display between the four wide modes.
  • Page 25: Dimensions

    Dimensions AT4202P 1060.2 957.0 56.3 716.0 638.0 Unit: mm AT4202P.EU.EN.indb 25 3/8/2006 9:13:04 PM...
  • Page 26: Appendix-Source Options

    Appendix-Source Options Main AV1 - SCART1 AV2 - SCART2 AV3 - SCART3 COMPONENT1 COMPONENT2 AV4 - CVBS AV4 - S-VIDEO DVI-D (HDCP) : Supported X: Not supported AT4202P.EU.EN.indb 26 3/8/2006 9:13:04 PM...
  • Page 27: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before you call the Acer service center, please check the following items: Here is a list of possible situations that may arise during the use of your PDP TV. Easy answers and solutions are provided for each. There is no picture or sound.
  • Page 28: Product Specifications

    Product specifications Model AT4202P Panel spec Resolution (pixels) 852 x 480 Brightness (tpe.) 1300 cd/m2 Contrast Ratio (tpe.) 10,000:1 Display colour 30 bits, 68.7 million Power supply Input 100V~240V -AC. (50/60 HZ) Max. power consumption <300 W Power saving Mechanical Dimensions (W x H x D mm) 1220 x 950 x 455 Weight (Kg)

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