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Acer Projector
X111/X1140/X1140A/X111P/X1240/
X1340W/P1340W/X1340WH/
P1340WG/H6510BD/P1500
Series User's Guide

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  • Page 1 Acer Projector X111/X1140/X1140A/X111P/X1240/ X1340W/P1340W/X1340WH/ P1340WG/H6510BD/P1500 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 or 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 Thing 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 the 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 Appendices Troubleshooting LED & Alarm Definition Listing Replacing the Lamp Ceiling Mount Installation Specifications Compatibility Modes Regulations and safety notices...
  • Page 11: Introduction

    70% when no input signal can be detected for 5 seconds. • Acer EcoProjection Technology delivers Intelligent power management approach and physical efficiency improvement • Empowering Key reveals Acer Empowering Technology functions for easy adjustment of settings • Advanced keystone correction delivers optimum presentations •...
  • Page 12: Package Overview

    Package Overview This projector comes with all the items shown below. Check to make sure you have them all. Contact your dealer immediately if any thing is missing. Projector Power cord VGA cable Security card User’s guide (CD-ROM) Remote control Quick start guide Battery x 2 Carrying case...
  • Page 13: Projector Overview

    Remote control receiver Power key and Power indicator LED Rear side (X111/X1140) (P1340W/X1340WH) (H6510BD) (X1140A/X111P/ X1240/X1340W) (P1340WG) (P1500) Description Description Mini USB connector HDMI connector Monitor loop-through output connector 8 Power socket Analog RGB signal/HDTV/component Tilt adjusting wheel video input connector RS232 connector 10 Kensington™...
  • Page 14: Control Panel

    TEMP Temp Indicator LED. SOURCE Chooses RGB, component video, S-Video, composite video, HDMI or HDTV source. Four directional Selects items or makes adjustments to your selection selection keys 10 Empowering key Enables unique Acer functions: eView, eTimer, ePower Management, e3D.
  • Page 15: Remote Control Layout

    To change source to VGA. This connection supports analog RGB, YPbPr (480p/576p/720p/1080i/1080p), and YCbCr (480i/576i). COMPONENT To change source to Component video. This connector supports YPbPr. S-VIDEO To change source to S-Video. 10 HDMI™; To change source to HDMI™ (or DVI). (P1340W/ HDMI™/DVI X1340WH/P1340WG/H6510BD/P1500 only)
  • Page 16 Function Description 11 Infrared Sends signals to the projector. transmitter 12 Empowering key Enables unique Acer functions: eView, eTimer, ePower Management, e3D. 13 FREEZE To pause the screen image. 14 HIDE Press "HIDE" to hide screen image; press again to display the image.
  • Page 17: Getting Started

    Getting Started Connecting the Projector X111/X1140/X1140A/X111P/X1240/X1340W Video/S-Video DVD player, Output RS232 Set-top box, D-Sub Display HDTV receiver R B G D-Sub RS232 R B G Speakers HDTV adapter D-Sub D-Sub RS232 Description Description 1 Power cord 6 S-Video cable 2 VGA cable 7 RS232 cable 3 VGA to component video/HDTV 8 USB cable...
  • Page 18 P1340W/X1340WH/P1340WG Video/S-Video DVD player, RS232 Output Set-top box, D-Sub Display HDTV receiver R B G D-Sub RS232 R B G Speakers HDTV adapter D-Sub D-Sub RS232 Description Description 1 Power cord 6 S-Video cable 2 VGA cable 7 RS232 cable 3 VGA to component video/HDTV 8 USB cable adapter...
  • Page 19 H6510BD/P1500 Video/S-Video DVD player, Output RS232 Set-top box, Display HDTV receiver Speakers Description Description 1 Power cord 7 RS232 cable 2 VGA cable 8 USB cable 4 Composite video cable 9 3 RCA component video cable 5 Audio cable 10 HDMI cable...
  • Page 20: 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 LED will light red. Turn on the projector by pressing (POWER) on the control panel or remote control, and the Power indicator LED will turn blue. Turn on your source (computer, notebook, video player, etc.).
  • Page 21: Turning Off The Projector

    Turning Off the Projector To turn the projector off, press the power button. This message appears: "Please press power button again to complete the shutdown process" Press the power button again. The LED Power indicator will turn solid red to indicate standby mode. It is now safe to unplug the power cord.
  • Page 22: Adjusting The Projected Image

    Adjusting the Projected Image Adjusting the Height of the Projected Image The projector is equipped with two elevator feet for adjusting the image height. To raise the image: Use the front Tilt adjusting wheel to raise the image to the desired height and angle.
  • Page 23: 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. • X111/X1140/X1140A/X111P/X1240 If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 72"...
  • Page 24 • X1340W/P1340W/X1340WH/P1340WG If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 84" and 93". Note: Remind as below figure, the space of 125 cm height is required when the projector is located at 3 m distance. 93"...
  • Page 25 • H6510BD/P1500 If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 91" and 118". Note: Remind as below figure, the space of 154 cm height is required when the projector is located at 3 m distance.
  • Page 26: How To Get A Preferred Image Size By Adjusting Distance And Zoom

    How to Get a Preferred Image Size by Adjusting Distance and Zoom The table below shows how to achieve a desired image size by adjusting either the position or the zoom ring. • X111/X1140/X1140A/X111P/X1240 To obtain an image size of 70", set the projector at a distance between 2.6 m and 2.9 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly.
  • Page 27 • X1340W/P1340W/X1340WH/P1340WG To obtain an image size of 70" set the projector at a distance between 2.3 m and 2.5 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly. 70" Desired Height: image size 94 cm From base to top of image 2.3 m Desired distance...
  • Page 28 • H6510BD/P1500 To obtain an image size of 70" set the projector at a distance between 1.8 m and 2.3 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly. 70" Desired Height: image size 92 cm From base to top of image 1.8 m...
  • Page 29: User Controls

    The new settings will be saved automatically upon exiting the menu. Press "MENU" anytime to exit the menu and return to the Acer welcome screen.
  • Page 30: Acer Empowering Technology

    Acer Empowering Technology Empowering Key Acer Empowering Key provides four Acer unique functions: "Acer eView Management", "Acer eTimer Management", "Acer ePower Management" and "Acer e3D Management". Press " " repeatedly to cycle through these functions. Acer eView Management Press "...
  • Page 31 Acer eTimer Management Press " " to launch "Acer eTimer Management". (X111/X1140/X1140A/ "Acer eTimer Management" provides X111P/X1240/P1340W/ the reminding function for X1340WH/H6510BD/ presentation time control. Please refer P1500) to the "Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus" section for more details. P1340WG Acer ePower Management Press "...
  • Page 32 Acer e3D Management Press " " to launch "Acer e3D (X111/X1140/X1140A/ Management". X111P/X1240/X1340W/ "Acer e3D Management" provides you P1340W/X1340WH/ one shortcut to adjust 3D settings. Please refer to the "Onscreen Display P1340WG/P1500) (OSD) Menus" section for more details. (H6510BD)
  • Page 33: Onscreen Display (Osd) Menus

    Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus The projector has multilingual Onscreen Display (OSD) menus 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 control panel or remote control.
  • Page 34: Color

    Standard: For common environment. Display Mode • Movie (H6510BD): For brighter and general movie/ video/photo playing. • Dark Cinema (H6510BD): For dark movie content. • Video (X111/X1140/X1140A/X111P/X1240/X1340W/ P1340W/X1340WH/P1340WG/P1500): For playing video in a bright environment. • Picture (X1340W/P1340W/X1340WH): For graphic picture.
  • Page 35 • Game (X111/X1140/X1140A/X111P/X1240/X1340W/ P1340W/X1340WH/H6510BD): For game content. • Education (X111/X1140/X1140A/X111P/X1240/ X1340W/P1340W/X1340WH): For education environment. • Sport (H6510BD): For sport picture. • User: Memorize user’s settings. Use this function to choose a proper color according to the wall. There are several choices, including White, Light Wall Color Yellow, Light Blue, Pink and Dark Green.
  • Page 36 • Ind. Color Management: Adjusts the red, green, blue, cyan, yellow and magenta colors. • - Ind. Hue: Changes the hue of the color selected. • - Ind. Saturation: Adjusts a video image from black and white to fully saturated color. •...
  • Page 37: Image

    Image (X111/X1140/X111P) (X1140A/X1240/X1340W) (H6510BD/P1500) (P1340W/X1340WH) (P1340WG)
  • Page 38 • Full (X1340W/P1340W/X1340WH/P1340WG/H6510BD/ P1500): The image will be displayed making full use of the horizontal and vertical pixels. Aspect Ratio • 4:3: The image will be scaled to fit the screen and displayed using a 4:3 ratio.
  • Page 39 (±40 degrees). X1340W/ P1340W/ X1340WH/ P1340WG) Keystone (X111/ Manually adjusts image distortion caused by tilting X1140/X111P/ projection (±40 degrees). H6510BD/ P1500) Manual Keystone (X1140A/X1240/ This function is unavailable when Auto Keystone is set X1340W/ to "On". P1340W/ X1340WH/ P1340WG) Adjusts the sharpness of the image.
  • Page 40 P1340WG/ • Underscan: Always no overscan on the HDMI image. H6510BD/ P1500) • Overscan: Always keep overscan on the HDMI image. Note: "H. Position", "V. Position", "Frequency" and "Tracking" functions are not supported under video mode.
  • Page 41: Setting

    Startup Screen change the setting, it will take effect when you exit the OSD (P1340W/ menu. X1340WH/ • Acer: The default startup screen of your Acer projector. P1340WG/ H6510BD/ • User: Use the memorized picture from the "Screen P1500) Capture" function.
  • Page 42 "Aspect Ratio" is set to "4:3". For details, refer to the "Image" section. Screen Capture • Change the "Startup Screen" from the default setting (P1340W/ "Acer" to "User". X1340WH/ P1340WG/ • Select "Screen Capture" to customize the startup screen. H6510BD/ •...
  • Page 43 If "Off" is selected, you can switch on the projector P1340W/ without password. X1340WH/ Timeout (Min.) P1340WG/ Once "Security" is set to "On", you can set timeout function. H6510BD/P1500 • Press to select timeout duration. • The range is from 10 to 990 minutes. •...
  • Page 44 Security Card that came with your projector. This unique password will be accepted by the projector no matter what the administrator password is. • If the Security Card is lost, please contact your local Acer service center. Lock User Startup Screen (P1340W/X1340WH/P1340WG/ H6510BD/P1500) This function is set to "OFF"...
  • Page 45: Management

    Management (X1140A/X111P/X1240/X1340W/ P1340W/X1340WH/H6510BD/ (X111/X1140/P1340WG) P1500) Choose "On" to dim the projector lamp, which will also ECO Mode lower the power consumption, reduce noise, and extend the lamp life. Choose "Off" to return to the normal mode. Choose "On" to turn on the High Altitude mode. When...
  • Page 46: Audio (X1140A/X111P/X1240/X1340W/P1340W/X1340Wh/ H6510Bd/P1500)

    Audio (X1140A/X111P/X1240/X1340W/ P1340W/X1340WH/H6510BD/P1500) (X1140A/X111P/X1240/X1340W) (P1340W/X1340WH) (H6510BD/P1500) • Press to decrease the volume. Volume • Press to increase the volume. • Choose "On" to turn mute on. Mute • Choose "Off" to turn mute off. Select this function to adjust the notification volume...
  • Page 47 (X111/X1140/P1340WG) (X1140A/X111P/X1240/X1340W/ (H6510BD) P1340W/X1340WH/P1500) Selects "On" to enable the 3D function supported by DLP 3D technology. • On: Select this item while using DLP 3D glasses, quad buffer (NVIDIA/ATI...) graphics card and HQFS format file or DVD with corresponding SW player.
  • Page 48 HQFS 3D (480i@60Hz), 576i@50Hz video VGA/HDMI (PC mode) 640 x 480@50/60/100/120Hz 800 x 600@50/60/100/120Hz 1024 x 768@50/60/100/120Hz 1280 x 800@50/60/100/120Hz HDMI (for P1340W/X1340WH/ HQFS 3D (480i@60Hz) , 576i@50Hz, P1340WG/H6510BD/P1500) Frame Packing (1080p@23.98/24Hz, 720p@50/60Hz) Side-by-Side Horizontal (1080i@50/60Hz, 1080p@50/60Hz) Top-and-Bottom (720p@50/60Hz, 1080p@23.97/24Hz, 1080p@50/60Hz)
  • Page 49: Language

    Note: "3D Sync Invert" and "3D Format" are only available when "3D" is enabled and "2D to 3D" is disabled. Note: "2D to 3D" is only available through HDMI port. Language (X1140A/X111P/X1240/X1340W/ P1340W/X1340WH/H6510BD/ (X111/X1140/P1340WG) P1500) Sets a language for the OSD menus. Use Language select your preferred language.
  • Page 50: 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 • Make sure all the cables are correctly connected as onscreen described in the "Getting Started"...
  • Page 51 Partial, scrolling • Press "RESYNC" on the control panel or remote or incorrectly control. 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 52: Problems With The Projector

    Press "MENU" on the control panel or remote control to open the OSD menu. Go to "Image" > "Auto Keystone (X1140A/X1240/X1340W/P1340W/ X1340WH/P1340WG)" or "Image" > "Keystone (X111/X1140/X111P/H6510BD/P1500)" to make adjustments. Image is reversed • Select "Image" > "Projection Mode (X1140A/X1240/ X1340W/P1340W/X1340WH/P1340WG)", "Image"...
  • Page 53: Osd Messages

    OSD Messages Condition Message Reminder Message Fan Fail - the system fan is not working. Fan Fail. Lamp will automatically turn off soon. Projector Overheated - the projector has exceeded its recommended operating temperature and must be allowed to cool down before it is used. Please also check the dust filters if they are installed.
  • Page 54: Led & Alarm Definition Listing

    LED & Alarm Definition Listing LED Messages Message Power LED LAMP LED TEMP LED Blue Standby (Power cord plugged in) Power on Lamp retry Quick flashing Turning off (Cooling Quick flashing state) Turning off (Cooling completed) Error (Thermal failure) Error (Fan lock failure) Quick flashing Error (Lamp breakdown)
  • Page 55: 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 itself. It will show you a warning message "Lamp is approaching the end of its useful life in full power operation. Replacement Suggested!"...
  • Page 56: 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 57 Use the appropriate number of screws for the projector size to attach the projector to the ceiling mount bracket. Screw Type B Large Washer Smaller 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 58 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 X111/X1140/X1140A/ X111P/X1240/X1340W/ P1340W/X1340WH/ P1340WG/H6510BD/ P1500 110.05 mm 55 mm...
  • Page 59: Specifications

    Specifications The specifications below are subject to change without notice. For final specs, please refer to Acer's marketing documentation. Projection system ™ Resolution • X111/X1140/X1140A/X111P: Native: SVGA (800 x 600) Maximum: UXGA (1600 x 1200), 1080p (1920 x 1080) •...
  • Page 60 (1.86 - 2.04 : 1) • X1340W/P1340W/X1340WH/P1340WG: 63"±3% @ 2 m (1.5 - 1.65 : 1) • H6510BD/P1500: 78.3"±3% @ 2 m (1.15 - 1.5 : 1) Horizontal scan rate 31 - 99 KHz Vertical refresh scan rate 23 - 120 Hz Keystone correction +/-40 Degrees (Vertical), Manual &...
  • Page 61 3.5 mm audio jack output x 1 • VGA output x 1 • HDMI v1.4 input x 2 • Component video input x 1 P1500: • Power socket x 1 • USB x 1 (Type mini B) • VGA input x 1 •...
  • Page 62: Compatibility Modes

    Compatibility Modes VGA Analog - PC Signal H.Frequency Mode Resolution V.Frequency [Hz] [KHz] 31.47 37.86 640 x 480 37.50 43.27 61.91 35.20 37.88 48.08 SVGA 800 x 600 46.88 53.67 77.43 48.36 56.48 1024 x 768 60.02 68.68 98.96 63.85 1152 x 864 67.50 77.10...
  • Page 63 1366 x 768 47.71 1920 x 1080-RB 66.60 1920 x 1080-EIA 67.50 1024 x 600 37.50 1920 x 1200-RB 59.95 74.04 HDMI - PC Signal (For P1340W/X1340WH/P1340WG/H6510BD/ P1500) H.Frequency Mode Resolution V.Frequency [Hz] [KHz] VGA_60 59.94 31.469 VGA_72 72.809 37.861...
  • Page 64 1920 x1080 67.5 acer_timing 1024 x 600 37.5 1920 x 1200-RB 1920 x 1200 59.95 74.038 HDMI - Video Signal (For P1340W/X1340WH/P1340WG/H6510BD/ P1500) Mode Resolution V.Frequency [Hz] H.Frequency [KHz] 720 x 480 480i 15.73 (1440 x 480) 480p 720 x 480 31.47...
  • Page 65 YPbPr Signal Mode Resolution V.Frequency [Hz] H.Frequency [KHz] 720 x 480 480i 59.94 15.73 720 x 480 480p 59.94 31.47 720 x 576 576i 50.00 15.63 720 x 576 576p 50.00 31.25 1280 x 720 720p 60.00 45.00 1280 x 720 720p 50.00 37.50...
  • Page 66: 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 67: 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 68 List of applicable countries This device must be used in strict accordance with the regulations and constraints in the country of use. For further information, please contact a local office in the country of use. Please see http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/rtte/implem.htm for the latest country list.
  • Page 69: 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.tw 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 70 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 following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.