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P5207B/N217E/PN-X15K/P5207i/
N217R/PN-X15F/P5307WB/N227E/
PN-W15K/P5307Wi/N227R/PN-W15F
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  • Page 1 Acer Projector P5207B/N217E/PN-X15K/P5207i/ N217R/PN-X15F/P5307WB/N227E/ PN-W15K/P5307Wi/N227R/PN-W15F 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

    Projector Power cord VGA cable Composite video cable Security card User’s guide (CD-ROM) Remote control Quick start guide Battery x 2 Acer Projector Multi-media Acer Projector Multi-media Carrying case (CD-ROM) quick start guide (Optional) Dust filter WiFi adapter (Optional) (Optional)
  • Page 13: Projector Overview

    Projector Overview Projector Outlook Front/upper side Description Description Power key and Power indicator LED 5 Control panel Projection lens Zoom ring Elevator button Focus ring Lens cap Remote control receiver Rear side 9 10 DC OUT Description Description Remote control receiver S-Video input connector Composite video input connector Mini USB connector...
  • Page 14: Control Panel

    Control Panel Function Description LAMP Lamp Indicator LED. POWER indicator Refer to the "Turning the Projector On/Off" section. Power key Refer to the "Turning the Projector On/Off" section. Keystone Adjusts image distortion caused by tilting projection (±40 degrees). MENU Launches the Onscreen Display (OSD) menu, returns to the previous step for the OSD menu operation or exits the OSD menu.
  • Page 15: Remote Control Layout

    MEDIA HOME Goes to MEDIA HOME page. Four Selects the media files in four directions. directional select pad VOL +/- Increases/decreases the volume. 10 Empowering key Enables unique Acer functions: eView, eTimer, ePower Management, e3D.
  • Page 16 Function Description Rewinds/Plays/Pauses/Stops/Fast-forwards the playing Rewind media files. Play/Pause Stop Fast-forward 12 VGA To change source to VGA. This connector supports analog RGB, YPbPr (480p/576p/720p/1080i/1080p), and YCbCr (480i/576i). 13 COMPONENT To change source to Component video. This connector supports YPbPr. 14 SD/USB A To change source to SD/USB A.
  • Page 17: Getting Started

    Getting Started Connecting the Projector DVD player, Set-top box, HDTV receiver Display RS232 D-Sub Video/S-Video Output R B G D-Sub Microphone RS232 R B G HDTV adapter D-Sub D-Sub Speakers Screen DC OUT Description Description 1 Power cord HDMI cable 2 VGA cable 3 RCA component cable 3 VGA to component video/HDTV...
  • Page 18: Turning The Projector On/Off

    Turning the Projector On/Off Turning On the Projector Remove the lens cap. 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.
  • Page 19: 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 20: 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: Press the elevator button. Raise the image to the desired height angle, then release the button to lock the elevator foot into position.
  • Page 21: 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. • P5207B/N217E/PN-X15K/P5207i/ N217R/PN-X15F If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 65" and 105".
  • Page 22 • P5307WB/N227E/PN-W15K/P5307Wi/N227R/PN-W15F If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 78" and 124". Note: Remind as below figure, the space of 198 cm height is required when the projector is located at 3 m distance. 124"...
  • Page 23: 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. • P5207B/N217E/PN-X15K/P5207i/ N217R/PN-X15F To obtain an image size of 70", set the projector at a distance between 2.0 m and 3.2 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly.
  • Page 24 • P5307WB/N227E/PN-W15K/P5307Wi/N227R/PN-W15F To obtain an image size of 70" set the projector at a distance between 1.7 m and 2.7 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly. 70" Desired Height: image size 112 cm From base to top of image 1.7 m Desired distance...
  • Page 25: 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 26: 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 27 Acer e3D Management Press " " to launch "Acer e3D Management". "Acer e3D Management" provides you one shortcut to adjust 3D settings. Please refer to the "Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus" section for more details.
  • Page 28: 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 29: Color

    Color There are many factory presets optimized for various types of images. • Bright: For brightness optimization. • Presentation: For meeting presentation with higher Display Mode brightness. • Standard: For common environment. • Video: For playing video in a bright environment. •...
  • Page 30 Adjusts a video image from black and white to fully saturated colors. • Press to decrease the amount of color in the Saturation image. • Press to increase the amount of color in the image. Adjusts the color balance of red and green. •...
  • Page 31: Image

    Image • Front-Desktop: The factory default setting. • Front-Ceiling: When you select this function, the projector inverts the image for ceiling-mounted projection. • Rear-Desktop: When you select this function, the Projection projector reverses the image so that you can project behind a translucent screen.
  • Page 32 Adjusts the sharpness of the image. • Press to decrease the sharpness. Sharpness • Press to increase the sharpness. H. Position • Press to move the image left. (Horizontal • Position) Press to move the image right. V. Position • Press to move the image down.
  • Page 33: Setting

    OSD menu. Startup Screen • Acer: The default startup screen of your Acer projector. • User: Use the memorized picture from the "Screen Capture" function. Use this function to customize the startup screen. To capture the image that you want to use as the startup screen, follow the instructions below.
  • Page 34 The up/down move of your electronic screen relates to power Auto Screen on/off of the projector. Selecting "On" enables the function. The projector can output a VGA signal when it is in standby mode and the VGA IN (or VGA IN 1) and VGA OUT sockets are correctly connected to the VGA OUT devices.
  • Page 35 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 This function is set to "OFF" by default. If set to "ON", the startup screen is locked and cannot be changed by the "Startup Screen"...
  • Page 36 About LAN Setting Note 1 : An overview of the remote network operation page See Note 2 and Note 3. To switch These buttons input signals, function the click your same as those desired on the OSD signal. menus, projector control panel, or remote control.
  • Page 37: Management

    Management 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 this function is turned on, the projector fans operate at full High Altitude speed continuously to cool down the projector’s...
  • Page 38: Audio

    Audio • Press to decrease the volume. Volume • Press to increase the volume. • Press to decrease the microphone volume. Microphone Volume • Press to increase the microphone volume. • Choose "On" to turn mute on. Mute • Choose "Off" to turn mute off. Select this function to adjust the notification volume Power On/Off Volume...
  • Page 39 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. • Off: Turns off the 3D mode. If the 3D content is not displayed correctly, you can select a 3D Format 3D format that suits the 3D content you are viewing and...
  • Page 40: Language

    Note: Supported 3D signal timings: Signal source type Supported timing Video/S-Video/Component 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 HQFS 3D (480i@60Hz, 576i@50Hz) 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,...
  • Page 41: 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 42 Partial, scrolling • Press "RESYNC" on the remote control. or incorrectly • For an incorrectly displayed image: displayed image • Follow the steps for item 2 (above) to adjust (For notebooks) the resolution of your computer. • Press the toggle output settings. Example: [Fn]+[F4], Compaq [Fn]+[F4], Dell [Fn]+[F8], Gateway [Fn]+[F4], IBM [Fn]+[F7], HP [Fn]+[F4], NEC [Fn]+[F3], Toshiba [Fn]+[F5]...
  • Page 43: Problems With The Projector

    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 control panel or remote control. Go to "Image" > "Aspect Ratio" and try different settings.
  • Page 44: 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 45: 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 46: 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 47: 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 48 Use the appropriate number of screws for the projector size to attach the projector to the ceiling mount bracket. Screw Type B Screw Type C Sliding Extension Large Washer Projector Bracket Supports projector and allows for adjustments Smaller Washer 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...
  • Page 49 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 P5207B/N217E/PN-X15K/P5207i/ N217R/ PN-X15F/P5307WB/N227E/PN-W15K/ P5307Wi/N227R/PN-W15F Screw M3 Depth 9.5 mm 242.04 mm...
  • Page 50: Specifications

    Specifications The specifications below are subject to change without notice. For final specs, please refer to Acer's marketing documentation. Projection system ™ Resolution • P5207B/N217E/PN-X15K/P5207i/ N217R/PN-X15F: Native: XGA (1024 x 768) Maximum: UXGA (1600 x 1200), 1080p (1920 x 1080) •...
  • Page 51: Specifications

    • Security card x 1 • Composite video cable x 1 • Acer Projector Multi-media (CD-ROM) x 1 • Acer Projector Multi-media quick start guide x 1 Accessory (optional) • Carrying case x 1 • Dust filter x 1 •...
  • Page 52: 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 53 1280 x 768 47.78 1280 x 768 60.29 1280 x 768 68.63 1280 x 720 45.00 1280 x 800 49.70 1280 x 800 - RB 101.6 WXGA 1440 x 900 55.94 1680 x 1050 65.29 1366 x 768 47.71 1920 x 1080-RB 66.60 1920 x 1080-EIA 67.50...
  • Page 54 SXGA+_60 1400 x 1050 59.978 65.317 UXGA_60 1600 x 1200 Mac G4 640 x 480@60Hz 59.94 31.469 MAC13 640 x 480@67Hz 66.667 Mac G4 800 x 600@60Hz 60.317 37.879 Mac G4 1024 x 768@60Hz 60.004 48.363 MAC19 1024 x 768@75Hz 75.02 60.241 MAC21...
  • Page 55 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 56: 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 57: 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 58 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 59: 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 60 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.