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Acer Projector
X1263/P1163/X1163/X113 Series
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  • Page 1 Acer Projector X1263/P1163/X1163/X113 Series 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 Information for your safety and comfort Read these instructions carefully. Keep this document for future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Turning the product off before cleaning Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners.
  • Page 4 • To avoid damage of internal components and to prevent battery leakage, do not place the product on a vibrating surface. • Never use it under sporting, exercising, or any vibrating environment which will probably cause unexpected short current or damage rotor devices, lamp.
  • Page 5 Product servicing Do not attempt to service this product yourself, as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage points or other risks. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel when: •...
  • Page 6 Do not stand the projector on end vertically. It may cause the projector to fall over, causing injury or damage. • This product is capable of displaying inverted images for ceiling mount installation. Only use acer ceiling mount kit for mounting the projector and ensure it is securely installed.
  • Page 7 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 more information on the Waste from Electrical and Electronics Equipment (WEEE) regulations, visit http://www.acer-group.com/public/ Sustainability/sustainability01.htm Mercury advisory For projectors or electronic products containing an LCD/CRT monitor or display: “Lamp(s) contain Mercury,...
  • Page 8: Precautions

    viii First things first Usage Notes • Turn off the product before cleaning. • Use a soft cloth moistened with mild detergent to clean the display housing. • Disconnect the power plug from AC outlet if the product is not being used for a long period of time.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Adjusting the Height of Projected Image How to optimize image size and distance How to get a preferred image size by adjusting distance and zoom User Controls Installation menu Acer Empowering Technology Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus Color Image Setting Management...
  • Page 10 Troubleshooting LED & Alarm Definition Listing Replacing and cleaning the dust filters Replacing the Lamp Ceiling Mount Installation Specifications Compatibility modes Regulations and safety notices...
  • Page 11: Introduction

    X1163/X113/P1163 series: Native 800 x 600 SVGA resolution X1263 series: Native 1024 x 768 XGA resolution 4:3 / 16:9 aspect ratio supported • Acer ColorBoost technology delivers nature’s true colors for vivid, life-like images • High brightness and contrast ratio •...
  • Page 12: Package Overview

    This projector comes with all the items shown below. Check to make sure your unit is complete. Contact your dealer immediately if any thing is missing. Projector Power cord VGA cable XXXXXX X113/ X1163/ X1263/P1163 Series Acer Projector P/N:MC.JGL11.002 Battery Security card User’s guide Remote control...
  • Page 13: Projector Overview

    Description Description Zoom lens Power button Tilt adjusting wheel Remote control Remote control receivers Ventilation (inlet) Focus ring Ventilation (outlet) Zoom lever Rear side P1163 VGA IN S-VIDEO VIDEO RS232 VGA OUT AUDIO IN X1263 VGA IN S-VIDEO VIDEO RS232...
  • Page 14 Description Description Monitor loop-through output HDMI connector connector (VGA-Out) PC analog signal/HDTV/component Audio input connector video input connector S-Video input connector Power socket Composite video input connector Kensington lock port RS232 connector USB ctrl connector Note: Connector interface is subject to model's specifications.
  • Page 15: Remote Control And Control Panel Layout

    Remote Control and Control Panel Layout # Icon Function Description Remote control Receives signals from remote control. receiver POWER Refer to the "Turning the Projector On/Off" section. • MENU Press "MENU" to launch the Onscreen display (OSD) menu, back to the previous step for the OSD menu operation or exit the OSD menu.
  • Page 16 # Icon Function Description Empowering Unique Acer functions: eView, eTimer, ePower Management. KEYSTONE Adjusts the image to compensate for distortion caused by tilting the projector (± 40 degrees). Four directional Use up, down, left, right buttons to select items or make select keys adjustments to your selection.
  • Page 17: Getting Started

    Getting Started Connecting the Projector DVD player D-Sub RS232 HDMI D-Sub D-Sub HDMI VGA IN S-VIDEO VIDEO RS232 VGA OUT AUDIO IN S-Video output Video output Description Description Power cord Audio cable jack/jack USB cable S-Video cable HDMI cable Composite video cable VGA cable Audio cable jack/RCA RS232 cable...
  • Page 18: Turning The Projector On/Off

    Turning the Projector On/Off Turning on the Projector Ensure that the power cord and signal cable are securely connected. The Power indicator LED will flash red. Turn on the projector by pressing "Power" button on the control panel, and the Power indicator LED will turn blue. Turn on your source (computer, notebook, video player ,etc.).
  • Page 19: Turning The Projector Off

    Turning the projector off To turn the projector off, press the power button. This message appears: "Please press the power button again to complete the shutdown process." Press the power button again. The LED power indicator will turn RED and blink rapidly after the projector is turned off, and the fan(s) will continue to operate for about 2 minutes to ensure that the system cools properly.
  • Page 20: Adjusting The Projected Image

    Adjusting the Projected Image Adjusting the Height of Projected Image The projector is equipped with elevator feet for adjusting the height of image. To raise/lower the image: Use Tilt adjusting wheel to fine-tune the display angle. Tilt adjusting wheel...
  • Page 21: How To Optimize Image Size And Distance

    How to optimize image size and distance Consult the table below to find the optimal image sizes achievable when the projector is positioned at a desired distance from the screen. Example: If the projector is 2.0 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 46"...
  • Page 22 Screen size Screen size Desired (Min zoom) (Max zoom) Distance From base From base to Diagonal Diagonal to top of top of image <A> (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) image (cm) (cm) <B> <B>...
  • Page 23: How To Get A Preferred Image Size By Adjusting Distance And Zoom

    How to get a preferred image size by adjusting distance and zoom 50" Desired image size Height from base to top of image 2.0 m 2.2 m Desired Distance The table below shows how to achieve a desired image size by adjusting either the position or the zoom ring.
  • Page 24 Desired Image Size Distance (m) Top (cm) From base to top of Diagonal (inch) Max zoom Min zoom W (cm) x H (cm) image <A> <B> <C> <D> 61 x 46 81 x 61 102 x 76 122 x 91 142 x 107 163 x 122 183 x 137...
  • Page 25: User Controls

    The new settings will be saved automatically upon exiting the menu. Push the menu button anytime to exit the menu and return to the Acer welcome screen.
  • Page 26: Acer Empowering Technology

    Acer Empowering Technology Acer Empowering Key provide four Acer unique functions, they are "Acer eView Management", "Acer eTimer Management", "Acer ePower Management" and "Acer e3D Management respectively. Press " " key to launch the Onscreen display main menu to modify its function.
  • Page 27: Onscreen Display (Osd) Menus

    Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus The projector has multilingual OSD that allow you to make image adjustments and change a variety of settings. Using the OSD menus • To open the OSD menu, press "MENU" on the remote control or control panel.
  • Page 28: Color

    Color Display Mode There are many factory presets optimized for various types of images. • Bright: For brightness optimization. • Presentation: For meeting presentation. • Standard: For common environment. • Video: For playing video in a bright environment. • Game: For game content. •...
  • Page 29 Color Mode Use this function to choose CT1, CT2 (Native), CT3, User mode. Temperature R Gain Adjusts the red gain for color temperature optimization. G Gain Adjusts the green gain for color temperature optimization. B Gain Adjusts the blue gain for color temperature optimization. Gamma Effects the representation of dark scenery.
  • Page 30: Image

    Rear: Reverses the image so you can project from behind a translucent screen. Projection Location (for X1263/P1163 series only) • Auto: Automatically adjusts projection location of image. • Desktop • Ceiling: Turns the image upside down for ceiling-mounted projection. Auto Keystone Automatically adjusts vertical image. (for X1263/P1163 series only)
  • Page 31 Limited Range: Prosess the input image as limited color range data. • Full Range: Prosess the input image as full color range data. HDMI Scan Info Adjust the overscan ratio of the HDMI image on screen. (for P1163 series only) • Auto: Automatically adjust by information from player. •...
  • Page 32: Setting

    Setting Closed Caption Selects a preferred closed captioning mode from CC1, CC2, CC3, CC4, (CC1 displays captions in the primary language in your area). Select "Off" to turn off the captioning feature. This function is only available when a composite video or S-Video input signal is selected and its system format is NTSC.
  • Page 33 If losing this security card and number, please contact with an Acer service center. VGA OUT (Standby) Default is "Off". Choose "On" to enable VGA OUT connection. (for X1263/P1163 series only) Reset • Press the button and choose "Yes" to return the...
  • Page 34: Management

    Lamp Hour Reset Press the button and choose "Yes" to turn the lamp hour counter to 0 hours. Audio Volume (for X1263/P1163 series only) • Press to decrease the volume. • Press to increase the volume.
  • Page 35 Off: Turn off 3D mode. Adjust the 3D format to display 3D content correctly. ("Frame 3D Format Packing" is only for P1163 series) 3D L/R Invert If you see a discrete or overlapping image while wearing DLP 3D glasses, you may need to execute "Invert" to get best match of left/right image sequence to get the correct image (for DLP 3D).
  • Page 36: Language

    Language Language Choose the multilingual OSD menu. Use the to select your preferred menu language. • Press to confirm the selection.
  • Page 37: Appendices

    Appendices Troubleshooting If you experience a problem with your Acer projector, refer to the following troubleshooting guide. If the problem persists, please contact your local reseller or service center. Image Problems and Solutions Problem Solution No image appears • Connected as described in the "Getting Started"...
  • Page 38 Partial, scrolling • Press "RESYNC" on the remote control or control or incorrectly panel. displayed image • For an incorrectly displayed image: (For notebooks) • Follow the steps for item 2 (above) to adjust the resolution of your computer. • Press the toggle output settings.
  • Page 39 Image is too small • Adjust the zoom lever on the top of the projector. or too large • Move the projector closer to or further from the screen. • Press "MENU" on the remote control. Go to "Image - ->...
  • Page 40: Osd Messages

    OSD Messages Condition Message Reminder Message Fan Fail - the system fan is not working. Projector Overheated - the projector has exceeded its recommended operating temperature and must be allowed to cool down before it may be used. Replace the lamp - the lamp is about to reach its maximum lifetime.
  • Page 41: Problems With The Projector

    Problems with the Projector Condition Solution The projector stops responding If possible, turn off the projector, then to all controls unplug the power cord and wait at least 30 seconds before reconnecting power. Lamp burns out or makes a When the lamp reaches the end of its useful popping sound life, it will burn out and may make a loud popping sound.
  • Page 42: Led & Alarm Definition Listing

    LED & Alarm Definition Listing LED Messages Power LED Message Blue Input Power Plug Flash ON to OFF 100ms Standby Power button ON Lamp retry Quick Flashing Power off (Cooling state) Quick Flashing Power button OFF: Cooling completed; Standby Mode Error (Thermal Failure) Quick Flashing RED and Steady BLUE by returns Error (Fan lock)
  • Page 43: Replacing And Cleaning The Dust Filters

    Replacing and cleaning the dust filters Replacing the dust filters Turn the projector off then unplug the power cord. Pull the both sides dust filters out. (Illustration #1) Clean or replace the dust filter. To put the dust filters back, reverse the previous step. (Illustration #1) Cleaning the dust filters Clean the dust filters after every 1000 hours of use.
  • Page 44: Replacing The Lamp

    Replacing the Lamp Use a screwdriver to remove the screw(s) from the cover, and then pull out the lamp. The projector will detect the lamp life. You will be shown a warning message "Lamp is approaching the end of its useful life in full power operation. Replacement Suggested!"...
  • Page 45: Ceiling Mount Installation

    Ceiling Mount Installation If you wish to install the projector using a ceiling mount, please refer to the steps below: Drill four holes into a solid, structurally sound part of the ceiling, and secure the mount base. Note: Screws are not included. Please obtain the appropriate screws for your type of ceiling.
  • Page 46 Use the appropriate number of screws for the projector size to attach the projector to the ceiling mount bracket. Screw Type B Smaller Washer Large Washer Projector Bracket Supports projector and allows for adjustments Spacer - For heat dissipation Note: It is recommended that you keep a reasonable space between the bracket and the projector to allow for proper heat distribution.
  • Page 47 Note: The appropriate type of screw and washer for each model is listed in the table below. 3 mm diameter screws are enclosed in the screw pack. Models Screw Type B Washer Type Diameter (mm) Length (mm) Large Small X1263/P1163/ X1163/X113 SCREW SPEC. M3 x 25 mm 95.00 mm 15.00 mm...
  • Page 48: Specifications

    Specifications The specifications listed below are subject to change without notice. For final specs, please refer to Acer's published marketing specifications. Projection system ® Resolution X1163/X113/P1163: Native: SVGA (800 x 600) , Maximum: UXGA (1600 x 1200), WSXGA+ (1680x1050), 1080p(1920x1080), WUXGA (1920 x...
  • Page 49 I/O connectors X1263 P1163 X1163/X113 Power socket USB (for remote computer control) HDMI VGA IN S-Video Composite video RS232 VGA output 3.5 mm audio jack input * Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 50: Compatibility Modes

    Compatibility modes A. VGA Analog VGA Analog - PC Signal Modes Resolution V.Frequency [Hz] H.Frequency [KHz] 640x480 31.47 640x480 37.86 640x480 37.50 640x480 43.27 640x480 119.51 61.60 SVGA 800x600 35.20 800x600 37.88 800x600 48.08 800x600 46.88 800x600 53.67 800x600 119.85 77.20 1024x768 48.36...
  • Page 51 VGA Analog - Extended Wide timing Modes Resolution V.Frequency [Hz] H.Frequency [KHz] WXGA 1280x768 47.78 1280x768 60.29 1280x768 68.63 1280x720 44.80 1280x800 49.60 1440x900 55.90 1680x1050 65.30 1366x768 47.71 1920x1080-RB 66.60 UWXGA 1920x1200-RB 60 (59.95) 74.04 VGA Analog -Component Signal Modes Resolution V.Frequency [Hz]...
  • Page 52 640x480 119.51 61.61 SVGA 800x600 35.20 800x600 37.88 800x600 48.08 800x600 46.88 800x600 53.67 800x600 119.85 77.20 1024x768 48.36 1024x768 56.48 1024x768 60.02 1024x768 119.804 98.80 1152x864 67.50 1152x864 77.10 1280x1024 64.00 1280x1024 77.90 1280x1024 79.98 1280x1024 91.15 1280x960 75.00 PowerBook G4 640x480 31.50...
  • Page 53 HDMI - Video Signal Modes Resolution V.Frequency [Hz] H.Frequency [KHz] 480i 720x480 59.94 (29.97) 15.70 480p 720x480 59.94 31.47 576i 720x576 50(25) 15.60 576p 720x576 31.25 720p 1280x720 45.00 720p 1280x720 37.50 1080i 1920x1080 60(30) 33.75 1080i 1920x1080 50(25) 28.10 1080p 1920x1080 67.50...
  • Page 54: Regulations And Safety Notices

    Regulations and safety notices FCC notice This device has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
  • Page 55: Declaration Of Conformity For Eu Countries

    Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme a la norme NMB-003 du Canada. Declaration of Conformity for EU countries Acer hereby declares that this projector series is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. Compliant with Russian regulatory certification...
  • Page 56: Declaration Of Conformity

    New Taipei City 221, Taiwan Declaration of Conformity Acer Incorporated 8F, 88, Sec. 1, Xintai 5th Rd., Xizhi, New Taipei City 221, Taiwan Contact Person: Mr. RU Jan, e-mail:ru.jan@acer.com And, Acer Italy s.r.l Via Lepetit, 40, 20020 Lainate (MI) Italy Tel: +39-02-939-921 ,Fax: +39-02 9399-2913 www.acer.it...
  • Page 57 Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St., Suite 1500 San Jose, CA 95110 U. S. A. Tel: 254-298-4000 Fax: 254-298-4147 www.acer.com Federal Communications Commission Declaration of Conformity This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the...

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