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Acer Projector Gateway
Introduction
The Acer Projector Gateway (APG) is a smart, integrated system that enhances
presentations via your Acer projector. The APG provides versatile source
connectivity, the latest eDisplay Management tools for networking display,
supports for media contents playback via the built-in decoder and more.
Networking APG features
With high-performance wireless projection via an acer USB WiFi adapter or
an RJ-45 port for wired connections (only for the models with RJ-45 port).
The projector can act as an access point (AP) or work in Client mode when
doing networking display.
Users can easily launch the Acer eDisplay Management to do Full screen, L/
R, 4-split screen projection and enable high quality video streaming.
Powerful wireless display features ready for devices with different OS (MS
Windows, Mac OS, Android, iOS)
Supports wireless network security (WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK).
Acer Projector Gateway Web Management enables a web-based control of
Acer projector for Windows NB/PC (only when the projector is in AP mode).
Supports firmware upgrade via USB handy drive.
Crestron compliant (only for the models with RJ-45 port).
Multi-media features
Fancy and stylish user interface for better experience.
You can enjoy media & documents playback via internal memory, USB
handy drive and SD card (for selected models).
Supports high resolution JPEG and BMP picture formats, slideshow and
various slideshow effects for the best viewing experience.
Supports MP3, PCM and WMA...audio formats, music spectrum and
random play function for your pleasing.
Supports MPEG4, H.264, WMV, MKV and RMVB...video formats and
smooth video playback with 1080p@30Hz.
Supports office documents playback (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, PDF).
Easy control for all media functions by the remote control.
DLNA compliant. You can enjoy connectivity with other DLNA devices if
under the same local area network environment.
You can mirror or extend your screen via the source USB B.
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  • Page 1 The projector can act as an access point (AP) or work in Client mode when doing networking display. • Users can easily launch the Acer eDisplay Management to do Full screen, L/ R, 4-split screen projection and enable high quality video streaming. •...
  • Page 2: Getting Started

    Source menu that allows you to select an input signal source. Copyright © 2013. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Changes may be made periodically to the information in this publication without obligation to notify any person of such revisions or changes.
  • Page 3: Control Panel And Remote Control

    Control Panel and Remote Control Control Panel Function Description MENU Launches the projector Onscreen Display (OSD) menu. BACK Cancels your selection, or goes back to previous page. Stops the playing media files. Stop SOURCE Press to open the Source menu that allows you to select an input signal source.
  • Page 4: Remote Control

    Remote Control Function Description ENTER Confirms your selection of items. BACK Cancels your selection, or goes back to previous page. MEDIA HOME Goes to MEDIA HOME page. Four Selects the media files in four directions. directional select pad VOL +/- Increases/decreases the volume.
  • Page 5 Function Description SOURCE Press to open the Source menu that allows you to select an input signal source. MENU Launches the projector Onscreen Display (OSD) menu. MEDIA SETUP Opens MEDIA SETUP page. 10 PAGE ^/v For computer mode only. Use the button to select the PgUp/PgDn next or previous page.
  • Page 6: Media Mode

    Media Mode Main Home page Main features Content sources This mode allows you to browse media files stored in different devices, such as RAM (internal memory), USB handy drive, USB hard drive and SD card (for selected models) when connected to the projector. No matter where you are, you can always press MEDIA HOME to go back to MEDIA HOME page.
  • Page 7 Music When viewing music files Title image/ Total source events/ files Side bar Thumbnail sorting Goes back to previous page Goes to the Music Setting in the Media Setup page You can press the four directional selection keys to select the album and press ENTER to access.
  • Page 8 Photo When viewing photos Title Total image/ events/ source files Side bar Thumbnail sorting Goes back to previous page Goes to the Photo Setting in the Media Setup page You can press the four directional selection keys to select the file and press ENTER to access.
  • Page 9 Video When viewing video files Title image/ Total source events/ files Side bar Thumbnail sorting Goes back to previous page Goes to the Video Setting in the Media Setup page You can press the four directional selection keys to select the file and press ENTER to access.
  • Page 10 Document When viewing document files Title image/ Total source events/ files Side bar list sorting Goes back to previous page Goes to the Document Setting in the Media Setup page You can press to select the file and press ENTER to view it. To use the side bar, press repeatedly until it displays and you can browse files by document file formats.
  • Page 11 Picsel agrees and acknowledges that Picsel and the Picsel Products will not be specifically mentioned in the end user license agreement. NOTE No support for advanced settings, such as Microsoft Word drawing plug-in or table background settings. NOTE Contents outside the defined borders in Microsoft Word will not be displayed.
  • Page 12: Media Setup

    Media Setup Media setup page allows you to adjust settings for file listing and playing. To use the media setup page: Press MEDIA SETUP when listing or playing media files to access individual menu items for different types of media files. Or you can follow below steps to access all menu items.
  • Page 13: Video Setting

    Video Setting Use this function to choose your desired aspect ratio. • Auto: Keeps the image with original width-height ratio and maximizes the image to fit native horizontal Display Ratio or vertical pixels. • 1:1: Keeps the image with original width-height aspect ratio.
  • Page 14: Firmware Upgrade

    Firmware Upgrade Select Yes to do firmware upgrade by USB handy drive. Download new media FW files by one compressed file from acer global website. Copy all uncompressed files in USB handy drive (XXXX.bin as released and UPGRADEINFO.INI), and plug in projector.
  • Page 15: Supported Multi-Media Formats

    Supported multi-media formats JPEG Decode Supports JPEG picture formats Thumbnails preview Supports BMP picture formats Video Decode and Supports MJPEG Movie Formats Supports H263, H264 Supports AVI, MOV movie formats Supports 3gp movie format Supports SRT Subtitle format. Music Formats Supports PCM, ADPCM audio formats Supports WMA/OGG/MP3 Card Reader...
  • Page 16: Supported Photo Formats

    Supported photo formats Image type (ext Sub type Encode type Max pixels name) Jpeg / Jpg Baseline YUV420 No Limitation YUV422 YUV440 YUV444 Progressive YUV420 5120 X 3840 YUV422 YUV440 YUV444 No Limitation NOTE: JPEG header size must be under 512 Kbytes. Supported music formats Music type (ext name) Sample rate (KHz)
  • Page 17: Supported Video Formats

    Supported video formats File Video MAX bit Frame Audio Remark format format rate rate format XVID 1080P 30Mbps 30fps No support VC-1 AP MPEG-2/4 H. 264 support less H.264 MPEG1/2/3 than 6 reference M-JPEG frames WMV3 ADPCM No Support AC3- HD,DTS-HD MPEG-2 1080P...
  • Page 18: Supported Document Formats

    Supported document formats File Support Pages/Lines Limitation Size Comment Format Version Limitation Adobe PDF 1.0 Up to 1000 pages (One Up to File) 75MB PDF 1.1 PDF 1.2 PDF 1.3 PDF 1.4 British Word Because office viewer Up to Not support Word does not load all pages 100MB...
  • Page 19 British Up to 1000 pages (One Up to No support PowerP PowerPoint File) 19MB SlideShow oint order PowerPoint 2000, 2002, 2003. PowerPoint 2007(.pptx). PowerPoint 2010(.pptx),. Office XP PowerPoint. PowerPoint presentation -2003 and earlier(.ppx) PowerPoint presentation -2007 and 2010(.ppsx)
  • Page 20: Dlna Mode

    DLNA Mode This function allows you to project the media files stored on all DLNA devices under the same local network area wirelessly. Before using this function, please consider your network bandwidth and decide if you want to use the AP mode or Client mode.
  • Page 21: Network Setup

    Network Setup • Setting up the AP Mode Connect the Wi-Fi adapter to the USB jack of the projector. Adjust projector source to DLNA. Press to select Setup and press ENTER. The Network Settings page displays. Press to select AP Mode. Highlight Projector ID and press to decide if you want to enable Projector ID.
  • Page 22 • Setting up the Client Mode Connect the Wi-Fi adapter to the USB jack of the projector. Adjust projector source to DLNA. Press to select Setup and press ENTER. The Network Settings page displays. Press to select Client Mode. Select a network you want to join. If you select a secured network, a dialogue will pop up asking you to enter the username and password.
  • Page 23 Media Console (DMP) The projector works as a Digital Media Player (DMP) to browse and play media from other DLNA compliant devices or NB/PCs under the same local area network. The function works either when the projector is in AP mode or Client mode.
  • Page 24 To use this function: Adjust projector source to DLNA. Press to select Media Display (DMR) and press ENTER. Now you can use a DLNA compliant device to choose the photos, music or videos and play the content to the projector wirelessly.
  • Page 25: System Requirements

    WiFi Display for Windows/Mac OS Adjust projector source to LAN/WiFi. Select DoWiFi. System Requirements: • Windows Dual Core 2 GHz or higher. (ATOM not supported) Graphic card Intel, nVIDIA or ATI graphic card with 64MB VRAM or above Windows XP SP3, Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1 and later WiFi 802.11n Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0(recommended), Firefox 2.0 and...
  • Page 26 Turn on and connect to the network Press the Power button on the bundled remote control or the device to turn on your Acer projector and enable the WLAN. Connecting the projector to the LAN for a wired connection is also recommended.
  • Page 27 WiFi Direct : On (default is Off) Check the information on the splash screen Take note of the important information on the splash screen. The splash screen consists of the following items: Projector ID, Acer logo, network information and instructions.
  • Page 28 Projector ID (displayed only when available) The 4-digit number will not be displayed on the top left of the splash screen until this option is enabled by the supervisor in the Configure tab under Acer eDisplay Management. The four digits are given randomly for projector identification.
  • Page 29 Make sure the installation is complete. Note: If you do not see the welcome page or cannot connect to the wired network, please enter the Server IP address (the second item listed under the Acer logo on the splash screen) into your browser's address bar.
  • Page 30 Note: If your NB/PC cannot allow auto-run function, please execute AcerProjectorGatewayW7.exe manually. When the search is complete, a login dialog box will pop up to ask you to enter the User name and Projector ID (if needed) to log in to your acer Projector.
  • Page 31 The UI will look as it does below when your source successfully connects and begins projecting in 1024 x 768 mode. Note: For the best projection performance, Acer recommends adjusting your resolution to 1024 x 768.
  • Page 32 Acer eDisplay Management Acer eDisplay Management helps users connect to, and control Acer projectors. Acer eDisplay Management includes the following features: For first time installation The utility can be downloaded directly from the projector using a wireless or wired network connection.
  • Page 33 Compact user interface The compact user interface (UI) provides a solid look and feel. • Allows you to change the projection resolution (a). To change the projection resolution, click on the resolution below the projector icon to reveal a list of choices.
  • Page 34 • Projects in split-screen or full-screen (b). To project from multiple sources, click a number to display by split screen in corresponding location. • Starts projecting or stops projecting (c). • Mirroring or extending your screen (d). NOTE: You cannot extend your screen while using the Microsoft Media Player.
  • Page 35 You may also do real installation in hard disk via P&P token by clicking Install (d) or make another token via Save P&P (Plug & Play) Program to (e). About (f) displays version information of Acer eDisplay Management. Note: Audio streaming is only available when only one NB/PC...
  • Page 36 NOTE: Settings on the webpage can only be adjusted when the projector is in AP mode. Open the Internet browser, it will redirect to "Acer Projector Gateway Web Management" main page automatically, or you can enter the Server IP address to access that.
  • Page 37: Network Status

    Note: You also can download it from installation CD. Note: If using IE V 8.0, please adjust to disable SmartScreen Filter before executing download process. Network Status Shows IP address of this connection and projector status. Conference You can initiate conference by webpage. Clicking on Initiate Conference gives you control over who is projecting at any time, deciding the display location for the participant(s), and...
  • Page 38 location. To activate a user, click on the play this user icon next to the user's name. Click End of Conference to end the conference. Note: Please remember to log out if you want to end conference. Note: Up to 8 users in same conference room are allowed. Advance Login Admin password is default by 123456 to access the advanced setting page.
  • Page 39 Console The Console page gives you access to a variety of status and control features to adjust best projection settings. From this page, you can get projection status, adjust brightness, contrast and aspect ratio, as well as change source and several advanced setting.
  • Page 40: Network Settings

    Projector ID You can check Enter the projector ID to start projecting to ensure that only people in the room are able to access the projector. You can also select who can connect to the Internet via the projector's WLAN router - either all the meeting attendees, or only the person currently projecting.
  • Page 41: Security Settings

    Security settings If you're projecting sensitive information, you may want to set up a WPA-PSK key by clicking Security settings. The WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK encryption key should be entered as 8 to 63 ASCII characters. This feature can be set and enabled by the supervisor. Note: ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange) is a code for representing characters as “0-9, a-z, A-Z, !, @, #, $, %, &, *, -, _, +,=, /, ?“are allowed.
  • Page 42: Admin Password Setup

    Admin password setup Change the password to login Advance webpage by clicking Admin password setup. The default supervisor password is 123456. Firmware upgrade Ensure the projector is connected to the LAN and the Internet, and click on Firmware upgrade and then click the Upgrade… button .
  • Page 43: Alert Setting

    Alert Setting Logout After tapping "logout", you will return to the download page. Note: If using IE V8.0, please adjust setting in Compatibility view settings to make sure display normally.
  • Page 44 You can project Mac screen via EZWifi. 1 You can get installation program from CD or download from webpages (See "Acer Projector Gateway Web Management"). 2 Install the software by double clicking on EZWifi.dmg. 3 Make sure you have turned on and connected to the projector. See "Connect to the projector".
  • Page 45 7 If you want to switch to Split screen for other people to join your display, select "Change Layout". 8 You can allow maximum 4 different sources to display by the layout change.
  • Page 46 NOTE: This function is only available for the models equipped with a RJ45 port. Open the Internet browser, You can find Crestron link in the mainpage of "Acer Projector Gateway Web Management". Tape Crestron to popup extra interactive FLASH webpage and start to use.
  • Page 47 Tools You can get projector IP information here, also can modify networking setting manually and set up password as wish. Info You can find projector information easily by this page and also can add additional information to help you manage each projector.
  • Page 48 Contact IT Help If you encounter any problem about projector, you can use this message window in upper-right of page to do real-time communication with IT people.
  • Page 49 WiFi Display for iOS/Android (Tablet/Smartphone) By installing the eDisplay on your iOS/Android tablet/smartphone, you can display documents/photo/web contents to the projector. Adjust projector source to LAN/WiFi and the projector is now ready for projection. Download the application "eDisplay" from Google play or Apple store. This application contains the following functions: EZ Remote, Streaming Doc, Dropbox, Streaming Web, Pix Viewer, Sketch, Live Cam, Streaming Media.
  • Page 50: Usb Display

    Using the USB Modes Accessing internal memory (RAM) Adjust projector source to USB B. Connect the USB cable to both projector and NB/PC, plug the type B host to Projector side and type A host to NB/PC side. Press to select USB Storage (RAM) and press The projector can be seen as a portable device with a capacity of up to 1 GB on your NB/PC.
  • Page 51 How to start USB Display • Under Windows OS Adjust projector source to USB B. Press to select USB Display and press Connect the USB cable to both projector and NB/PC, plug the type B host to Projector side and type A host to NB/PC side. Execute the "Acer_USB.exe"...
  • Page 52: Under Mac Os

    NOTE: You cannot extend your screen while using the Microsoft Media Player. Unplug the USB cable or quit the application to stop displaying over USB. • Under Mac OS Adjust projector source to USB B. Press to select USB Display and press Connect the USB cable to both projector and NB/PC, plug the type B host to Projector side and type A host to NB/PC side.
  • Page 53: Troubleshooting

    • When you enjoy USB projection, make sure to plug in the USB cable to your NB/PC and projector well. Then execute acer USB tool. • This projector allows firmware upgrade via the USB handy drive (select the MEDIA source and go to the Setup >...

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