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Acer B223W User Manual

Acer B223W User Manual

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  • Page 1 Acer LCD Monitor User's Guide...
  • Page 2 Serial number: ___________________________________ Date of purchase: ________________________________ Place of purchase: ________________________________ Acer and the Acer logo are registered trademarks of Acer Incorporated. Other companies' product names or trademarks are used herein for identification purposes only and belong to their respective companies.
  • 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 •...
  • Page 6: Potentially Explosive Environments

    We at Acer are very conscious of the environmental effects of our business and strive to identify and provide the best working procedures to reduce the environmental impact of our products.
  • Page 7: Disposal Instructions

    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 Mercury advisory For projectors or 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.
  • 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. •...
  • Page 9: Taking Care Of Your Vision

    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 10 E-mail: Hereby declare that: 22W" LCD Monitor Product: Acer or eMachines or Gateway or packard bell Trade Name: B223W Model Number: B223W xxx ("x" = 0~9, a ~ z, o r A ~ Z) or b l an k...
  • Page 11: Federal Communications Commission Declaration Of Conformity

    B223W SKU number: B223Wxxx ("x" = 0 - 9, a - z, or A - Z or blank) Name of responsible party: Acer America Corporation Address of responsible party: 333 West San Carlos St. San Jose, CA 95110 Contact person:...
  • Page 13 Unpacking Attaching/removing the base Screen position adjustment Connecting the power cord Power saving Display Data Channel (DDC) Connector pin assignment Standard timing table Installation User controls How to adjust a setting Acer eColor Management User Troubleshooting VGA mode DVI mode...
  • Page 15 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 DVI cable (only dual- D-sub cable AC power cord input models)
  • Page 16: Attaching/Removing The Base

    Attaching/removing the base Attaching: Removing: Reverse the steps of assemble. 1) Attach the footstand to the base 2) Turn clockwise to lock. Ensure that the base is locked onto the stand. 3) Secure the base to the stand by turning the screw using the integrated tab or a suitable coin.
  • Page 17 b. The height of the monitor can be adjusted by 11 cm. 11cm c. The monitor can be rotated through 35 degrees in either direction in the horizontal 35 o 35 o d. The monitor can be rotated through 90 degrees in the vertical plane. 90°...
  • Page 18: 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 19: 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 20 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 21: Standard Timing Table

    Standard timing table Mode Resolution 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 480 66.66 720x400 VESA SVGA 800 x 600 SVGA 800 x 600 SVGA 800 x 600 SVGA 800 x 600 832 x 624 74.55 1024 x 768 1024 x 768 1024 x 768...
  • Page 22: 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 23: 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 24: How To Adjust A Setting

    To exit and save, select the exit function. If you want to adjust any other function, repeat steps 2 to 4. Acer eColor Management: If "Acer eColor Management" is selected, the Acer eColor Management OSD will appear. User: If "User" is selected, the standard OSD will appear.
  • Page 25: 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. Features •...
  • Page 26 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 27 Main menu menu Sub menu item Description icon icon English Language selection. Deutsch Français Español Italiano 简体中文 Suomi EMEA version OSD only. Nederlands Русский H. Position Adjusts the horizontal position of the OSD. V. Position Adjusts the vertical position of the OSD. OSD Timeout Adjusts the OSD timeout.
  • Page 28: 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 29: 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...