Acer B223WL 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

    Safe listening To protect your hearing, follow these instructions. • Gradually increase the volume until you can hear it clearly and comfortably and without distortion. • After setting the volume level, do not increase it after your ears have adjusted. •...
  • 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

    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 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 Tips and information for comfortable use Computer users may complain of eyestrain and headaches after prolonged use. Users are also at risk of physical injury after long hours of working in front of a computer. Long work periods, bad posture, poor work habits, stress, inadequate working conditions, personal health and other factors greatly increase the risk of physical injury.
  • 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

    B223WL SKU Number: B223WL 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 11: Federal Communications Commission Declaration Of Conformity

    Product: LCD Monitor Model Number: B223WL SKU Number: B223WL 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 13: Table Of Contents

    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 D-sub cable (Optional) DVI cable AC power cord...
  • Page 16 ATTACHING/REMOVING THE BASE ATTACHING/REMOVING THE BASE ATTACHING/REMOVING THE BASE ATTACHING/REMOVING THE BASE ATTACHING/REMOVING THE BASE Install: Align the base with the stand and push the base towards the top of the monitor, and then rotate the base clockwise. Tighten the screw clock- wise.
  • Page 17 SCREEN POSITION ADJUSTMENT SCREEN POSITION ADJUSTMENT SCREEN POSITION ADJUSTMENT SCREEN POSITION ADJUSTMENT SCREEN POSITION ADJUSTMENT In oder to optimize the best viewing position, you can adjust the height/tilt/ swivel/pivot of the monitor. • • • • • Height Adjustment Height Adjustment Height Adjustment Height Adjustment Height Adjustment...
  • Page 18 • • • • • Swivel Swivel Swivel Swivel Swivel With the built-in pedestal, you can swivel the monitor for the most comfortable viewing angle. • • • • • Monitor Pivot Monitor Pivot Monitor Pivot Monitor Pivot Monitor Pivot Before rotating the display, lift it to the top position ...
  • Page 19: 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 20: 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 21 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 22: Standard Timing Table

    Standard timing table Mode Resolution 640x480 640x480 640x480 640x480 66.66 VESA 720x400 SVGA 800x600 SVGA 800x600 SVGA 800x600 SVGA 800x600 832x624 74.55 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 1152x870 VESA 1152x864 VESA 1280x960 VESA 1280x720 WXGA 1280x800 WXGA+ 1440x900 WSXGA+ 1680x1050...
  • Page 23 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 24: 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 25: 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 26: 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 and run Auto Adjust.
  • Page 27 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 28 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 29: 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 30: 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...