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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Acer LCD TV Contents AT3705-MGW Important safety instructions Disposal instructions AT3705-DTV First things first Basic features and benefits of your Acer LCD TV Packing checklist Your LCD TV overview Front view Rear panel view Bottom view Remote control General keys Card reader / media gateway keys (for AT3705 MGW only) Teletext &...
  • Page 2 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. Dolby and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important safety instructions Read these instructions carefully. Please put them somewhere Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Do not safe for future reference. locate this product where the cord will be stepped on. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product.
  • Page 4: 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 electronic products containing an LCD/CRT monitor or display: Lamp(s) inside this product contain mercury and must be recycled or disposed of according to local, state or federal laws. For more information, contact the Electronic Industries Alliance at www.eiae.org.
  • Page 5: Basic Features And Benefits Of Your Acer Lcd Tv

    First things first We would like to thank you for making the Acer LCD TV your choice. With proper care, your new Acer LCD TV will provide you with years of entertainment and satisfaction. This User's Guide introduces you to the various features your LCD 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 Lcd Tv Overview

    Your LCD TV overview Front view AT3705-MGW Volume up/down AT3705-DTV Input key Menu key Channel up/down Headphone jack Video jack Audio L/R jacks Card reader *Card reader for MGW models only.
  • Page 7: Rear Panel View

    Rear panel view SCART-in/out • SCART1/CVBS (in/out), RGB (in), Audio R/L • SCART2/CVBS (in/out), S-video (in), Audio R/L • SCART3/CVBS (in/out), RGB (in), Audio R/L • SCART4/CVBS (in/out), S-video(in), Audio R/L Component1-in Component2-in AV1-in AV-out Bottom view AC switch Audio-in AC-in Analog antenna-in HDMI-in...
  • Page 8: Remote Control

    ACTIVE POSITION SIZE/MODE Press to launch Electronic Program Guide (EPG) mode (Digital TV mode only). See page 28. 16 e (Empowering Technology) Activate Acer Empowering Technology. See page 18. TELETEXT HOLD SIZE SUBTITLE 17 VOL (up/down) Press these buttons to increase and decrease the volume.
  • Page 9: Card Reader / Media Gateway Keys (For At3705 Mgw Only)

    DISPLAY MUTE DISPLAY SCART MUTE Card reader / media gateway keys (for AT3705 MGW only) SCART SLEEP WIDE SRS/BBE CARD/MGW DISPLAY SLEEP WIDE SRS/BBE CARD/MGW DISPLAY Press to display input/channel information ZOOM ROTATE DISPLAY MUTE SCART (dependent on input/source type). DISPLAY MUTE SLEEP...
  • 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 And Digital Tv

    Enjoying analog and digital 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 Digital Getting started watching your TV DISPLAY MUTE SCART SLEEP WIDE SRS/BBE CARD/MGW ZOOM ROTATE...
  • Page 12: Setup Wizard

    Setup Wizard Step 1. Select the setup language you prefer. Step 2. Enter the correct local time and time zone using the remote control. Step 3. Ensure that your co-axial cables are connected correctly before proceeding (see page 11 for details). Step 4.
  • Page 13: Changing Channels

    Setup Wizard Step 5. Scan for analog channels. Step 6. 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.
  • Page 14: Connecting External Audio/Video Devices

    White Recoder *Acer recommends using the S/PDIF connector to connect to your AV amplifier for 5.1 surround sound while watching digital TV programs, since your LCD TV supports Dolby digital sound. For details please see "audio effects" on page 37.
  • Page 15: Connecting A Camera, Camcorder, Video Game Or Headphones

    Connecting a camera, camcorder, video game or headphones Connect your camera or camcorder to the video/audio ports on the bottom of the TV set as shown below. Audio Video Yellow White Connecting a PC or notebook computer To display PC output on your TV, connect your PC or notebook computer to the TV as shown below. D-Sub D-Sub Selecting the 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, Settings, Options, Empowering) are described in this section.
  • Page 17: Osd Settings

    OSD settings The OSD can be used for adjusting the settings of your LCD 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. For advanced settings, please refer to following page: Adjusting the picture quality Press the MENU key to bring up the OSD.
  • Page 18: Empowering Technology

    HOLD SIZE SUBTITLE The Empowering Key opens up the Acer Empowering Technology functions. Empowering Technology has different functions depending on your current mode. In TV mode, the choice is between Scenario mode and Favorite channel; see page 19 for details.
  • Page 19: Favorite Channel

    TV mode Scenario mode (default setting) Scenario mode has five preset viewing modes designed to give you the best picture quality when watching a particular kind of program. There are five pre-defined audio and video settings for optimal enjoyment of the following scenarios: Standard TV, Movie, Sport, Concert, Game, User.
  • Page 20: Media Gateway Mode

    Media Gateway mode Scenario mode (default setting) Press the Empowering Key and use Scenario mode to select pre-defined audio and video settings for optimal enjoyment of the following scenarios: Standard, Movie, Sport, Concert, Game, User. See page 19 for details. Media Gateway Media Gateway is a handy way to quickly navigate the menus and subscreens of the Media Gateway function.
  • Page 21: Advanced Features

    Advanced features PIP/PBP/POP Press the PIP/PBP/POP button once to display activate picture-in- picture (PIP). Press twice to activate picture-by-picture (PBP). Press three times to activate picture-on-picture (POP). Then, the POP screens will display the TV channel programs one by one. PIP/PBP/POP DISPLAY MUTE...
  • Page 22 PIP/PBP/POP SWAP ACTIVE POSITION SIZE/MODE 1a. Press the ACTIVE key to toggle between PBP screens. CH/PG 1b. Press the TV, AV, SCART or PC keys, number keys or CH up or SCART down to change the content of the active screen. PIP/PBP/POP SWAP ACTIVE...
  • Page 23: Lock Tv

    Lock TV Locking TV content Lock TV is a handy feature that can block a single or multiple channels. Lock TV allows you to enter a password and effectively stop anyone without the password from watching TV. DISPLAY MUTE The functions of Lock TV depend on whether your TV signal is digital or analog. SCART SLEEP WIDE...
  • Page 24 Locking a single channel MENU Press the MENU key on the remote control to bring up the OSD. Use the arrow keys to navigate to the Channel management menu. Then select Lock channel. MENU Enter your PIN. Type it again and press OK to reconfirm. MENU Press MENU to exit.
  • Page 25: Tv Ratings (For Digital Tv Mode)

    TV ratings (for digital TV mode) Most digital TV allows you to block content according to rating systems. The rating system available is dependent on region. DVB ratings The DVB system rates content by age. The categories are increase by increments of one year from 4 to 18 years of age. The categories are as follows: Rating Description...
  • Page 26: Channel List

    DISPLAY MUTE SCART SLEEP WIDE SRS/BBE CARD/MGW ZOOM ROTATE Channel list OPTION Channel list allows you to quickly find the TV channel you are searching for. SLIDE RECALL ENTER MENU CH LIST DISPLAY MUTE SCART SLEEP WIDE SRS/BBE CARD/MGW ZOOM ROTATE OPTION SLIDE...
  • Page 27 Re-scan for channels DISPLAY MUTE 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: SCART SLEEP WIDE SRS/BBE CARD/MGW MENU DISPLAY MUTE SCART SLEEP WIDE SRS/BBE...
  • Page 28: Electronic Program Guide (For Digital Tv Mode)

    Electronic program guide (for digital TV mode) The electronic program guide (EPG) is an onscreen service available on digital and cable TV that provides information about scheduled broadcast programs on all channels by time, title, channel and genre. DISPLAY MUTE BACK SCART SLEEP...
  • Page 29 DISPLAY MUTE SCART BACK SLEEP WIDE SRS/BBE CARD/MGW ZOOM ROTATE OPTION Navigating the EPG (for Digital TV mode) PIP/PBP/POP SLIDE ENTER RECALL MENU CH LIST SIZE/MODE SWAP ACTIVE POSITION DISPLAY MUTE SCART SLEEP WIDE SRS/BBE CARD/MGW Green Yellow Blue ZOOM ROTATE OPTION SLIDE...
  • Page 30: Audio Effects

    DISPLAY MUTE SCART Audio effects Your Acer LCD TV is equipped with high-quality sound specifications to ensure that you enjoy the best audio experience possible. SLEEP WIDE DISPLAY MUTE SRS/BBE CARD/MGW SCART SLEEP WIDE SRS/BBE CARD/MGW ZOOM ROTATE OPTION SLIDE...
  • Page 31: Widescreen Display Mode

    MUTE Widescreen display mode Your Acer LCD TV has a special widescreen mode that allows you to select between Normal and Panorama type views. SCART Press the WIDE key on the remote control to toggle the display between the four wide modes.
  • Page 32: Dimensions

    Dimensions 1184.70 828.8 122.00 32.00 400.00 282.18 Unit: mm...
  • Page 33: Appendix-Source Options

    Appendix-Source Options PIP/PBP Main SCART1 SCART2 SCART3 SCART4 Component 1 Component 2 DMA/Card SCART1 RGB SCART3 RGB HDMI Main SCART1 SCART2 SCART3 SCART4 Component 1 Component 2 DMA/Card SCART1 RGB SCART3 RGB HDMI...
  • Page 34: 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 LCD TV. Easy answers and solutions are provided for each. There is no picture or sound.
  • Page 35 For MGW models only: I can't find any of my music, pictures or video, or access online radio. • You must ensure that your media server is switched on and that it is not in Standby mode. To make your content available around the clock you may need to adjust your power settings.
  • Page 36: Product Specifications

    Product specifications Model AT3705-DTV/AT3705-MGW Panel spec Resolution (pixels) 1920 x 1080 Power supply Input 100 to 240 V AC Max. power consumption 280 W Power saving Mechanical Dimensions (W x H x D mm) 1185 x 724 x 285 Weight (kg) Weight (lbs.) 79.4 Wall-mounting holes...

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