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Acer PH110 User Manual

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Table of Contents .................................................................................................. 1
Usage Notice ......................................................................................................... 2
Precautions ......................................................................................................... 2
Introduction ........................................................................................................... 4
Product Features ................................................................................................ 4
Package Overview ............................................................................................. 5
Product Overview ............................................................................................... 6
Main Unit .................................................................................................................. 6
Control Panel ........................................................................................................... 7
Connection Ports ..................................................................................................... 8
Remote Control ...................................................................................................... 9
Installation ........................................................................................................... 10
Connecting the Projector .................................................................................. 10
Powering On/Off the Projector .......................................................................... 11
Powering On the Projector ...................................................................................... 11
Powering Off the projector ...................................................................................... 12
Warning Indicator ..................................................................................................... 12
Adjusting the Projected Image ......................................................................... 13
Adjusting the Projector Image Height ...................................................................... 13
Adjusting the Projector Zoom / Focus .................................................................... 14
Adjusting Projected Image Size ............................................................................... 14
User Controls....................................................................................................... 15
Control Panel & Remote Control ..................................................................... 15
On-Screen Display Menus ............................................................................... 17
How to operate ........................................................................................................ 17
Language ................................................................................................................. 18
Color (Computer/Video Mode) ................................................................................. 19
Image (Computer Mode) .......................................................................................... 21
Image (Video Mode).................................................................................................. 22
Audio (Computer/Video Mode) ................................................................................. 23
Management (Computer/Video Mode) ..................................................................... 24
Appendices .......................................................................................................... 28
Troubleshooting ............................................................................................... 28
Replacing the lamp .......................................................................................... 32
Specifications ................................................................................................... 34
Compatibility Modes ........................................................................................ 35

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Table of Contents ....................1 Usage Notice ......................2 Precautions ......................2 Introduction ......................4 Product Features ....................4 Package Overview ..................... 5 Product Overview ....................6 Main Unit ........................6 Control Panel ......................7 Connection Ports ..................... 8 Remote Control ......................
  • Page 2: Usage Notice

    Usage Notice Precautions Follow all warnings, precautions and maintenance as recommended in this user’s guide to maximize the life of your unit. Warning- Do not look into the projector’s lens when the lamp is on. The bright light may hurt your eyes. Warning- To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this product to rain or moisture.
  • Page 3 Usage Notice 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. Don’t: Block the slots and openings on the unit provided for ventilation.
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Introduction Product Features This product is an SVGA single chip 0.55” DLP projector. Outstanding features include: True SVGA, 854 x 480 addressable pixels Single chip DLP technology NTSC/PAL/SECAM and HDTV compatible (480i/p, 576i/p, 720p, 1080i) Full function remote control User friendly multilingual on screen display menu Advanced digital keystone correction and high quality full screen image re-scaling User friendly control panel...
  • Page 5: Package Overview

    Introduction Package Overview This projector comes with all the items shown below. Check to make sure your unit is complete. Contact your dealer immediately if anything is missing. Projector with lens cap Power Cord VGA to Component / HDTV USB Cable VGA Cable Composite Video Cable Remote Control...
  • Page 6: Product Overview

    Introduction Product Overview Main Unit 1. Control Panel 2. Zoom Ring 3. Focus Ring 4. Zoom Lens 5. Elevator Button 6. Elevator Foot 7. Connection Ports 8. Power Socket 9. Remote Control Receiver English...6...
  • Page 7: Control Panel

    Introduction Control Panel 1. Menu 2. Temp Indicator LED 3. Lamp Indicator LED 4. Source 5. Re-Sync 6. Power and Indicator LED (Power LED) 7. Four Directional Select Keys ... English...
  • Page 8: Connection Ports

    Introduction Connection Ports 1. USB Connector 2. Audio Input Connector 3. PC Analog Signal/HDTV/Component Video Input Connector 4. S-Video Input Connector 5. Composite Video Input Connector 6. Power Socket English...8...
  • Page 9: Remote Control

    Introduction Remote Control 1. LED light 9. Freeze 2. Transmit Indicator Light 10. Hide 3. Empowering Key 11. Re-Sync 4. Menu 12. Mute 5. Page Up 13. Light 6. Page Down 14. Keystone + 7. Keystone - 15. Four Directional Select Keys 8.
  • Page 10: Installation

    Installation Connecting the Projector S-Video Output DVD Player, Settop Box, HDTV receiver Video Output 1....................Power Cord 2...................... USB Cable 3..................... Audio Cable 4..................... VGA Cable 5....................S-Video Cable 6..............VGA to Component / HDTV 7................Composite Video Cable English...10...
  • Page 11: Powering On/Off The Projector

    Installation Powering On/Off the Projector Powering On the Projector 1. Remove the lens cap. 2. Ensure that the power cord and signal cable are securely connected. The Power LED will flash blue. 3. Turn on the lamp by pressing “ ”...
  • Page 12: Powering Off The Projector

    Installation Powering Off the Projector 1. Press the “ ” button to turn off the projector lamp, you will see a message “Please press power button again to complete the shutdown process. Warning: DO NOT unplug while the projector fan is still running.”...
  • Page 13: Adjusting The Projected Image

    Installation Adjusting the Projected Image Adjusting the Projector Image Height The projector is equipped with an elevator foot for adjusting the image height. To raise the image: 1. Press the elevator button 2. Raise the image to the desired height angle , then release the button to lock the elevator foot into position.
  • Page 14: Adjusting The Projector Zoom / Focus

    Installation Adjusting the Projector Zoom / Focus You may turn the zoom ring to zoom in or out. To focus the image, rotate the focus ring until the image is clear. The projector will focus at distances from 3.94 to 39.4 feet (1.2 to 12.0 meters). Zoom Ring Focus Ring Adjusting Projection Image Size...
  • Page 15: User Controls

    User Controls Control Panel & Remote Control There are two ways for you to control the functions: Remote Control and Control Panel. Control Panel Remote Control Using the Control Panel Refer to the “Power On/Off the Projector” section on pages 11-12.
  • Page 16 User Controls Using the Remote Control Power Refer to the “Power On/Off the Projector” section on pages 11-12. Empowering Key Display the “Display Mode” submenu of the onscreen display menu to select display mode from Movie, Game, Photo, Info, Sport, Concert and User directly.
  • Page 17: On-Screen Display Menus

    User Controls On-Screen Display Menus The Projector has multilingual On Screen Display menus that allow you to make image adjustments and change a variety of settings. The projector will automatically detect the source. How to operate 1. To open the OSD menu, press “Menu” on the Remote Control or press “Menu”on the Control Panel.
  • Page 18: Language

    User Controls Language Language Choose the multilingual OSD menu . Use the key to select your prefered language. Press “Menu” on the Remote Control or press “Menu”on the Control Panel to finalize the selection. English...18...
  • Page 19: Color (Computer/Video Mode)

    User Controls Color (Computer / Video Mode) Display Mode There are many factory presets optimized for various types of images. For Computer Mode: Movie: Enjoying home theather. Game: Enjoying video games. Photo: Viewing images. Info: Viewing presentations. User: Memorize user's settings. For Video Mode: Movie: Enjoying home theather.
  • Page 20 User Controls Color (Computer / Video Mode) chip. 0 stands for minimal segment, and 10 stands for maximum segment. If you prefer a stronger image, adjust towards the maximum setting. For a smooth and more natural image, adjust towards the minimum setting.
  • Page 21: Image (Computer Mode)

    User Controls Image (Computer Mode) Keystone Adjust image distortion caused by tilting projection. ( 15 degrees) Aspect Ratio Use this function to choose your desired aspect ratio. 16:9 : The input source will be scaled to fit the width of the screen. 4:3 : The input source will be scaled to fit the projection screen.
  • Page 22: Image (Video Mode)

    User Controls Image (Video Mode) Keystone Adjust image distortion caused by tilting projection. ( 15 degrees) Aspect Ratio Use this function to choose your desired aspect ratio. 16:9 : The input source will be scaled to fit the width of the screen. 4:3 : The input source will be scaled to fit the projection screen.
  • Page 23: Audio (Computer/Video Mode)

    User Controls Audio (Computer / Video Mode) Volume Press the to decrease the volume. Press the to increase the volume. Mute Choose the “On” to turn mute on. Choose the “Off” to turn mute off..English...
  • Page 24: Management (Computer/Video Mode)

    User Controls Management (Computer / Video Mode) Menu Location Choose the Menu location on the display screen. Projection Front-Desktop The factory default setting. Rear-Desktop When you select this function, the projector reverses the image so you can project behind a translucent screen. Front-Ceiling When you select this function, the projector turns the image upside down for ceiling-mounted projection.
  • Page 25: Osd Transparency

    User Controls Management (Computer / Video Mode) Source Lock When source lock is turned off, the projector will search for other signals if the current input signal is lost. When source lock is turned on, it will “Lock” the current source channel before you press “Source” button on remote control for next channel.
  • Page 26 OSD menu, the new setting will take effect immediately. Acer: The default start-up screen of Acer projector. User: The user customized start-up screen, which is downloaded from PC to projector via the USB cable and My Start-up Screen utility (refer to the description of below section).
  • Page 27 (Computer / Video Mode) Acer My Start-up Screen is a PC utility for user to change the default start-up screen of Acer projector to their desired image. You can install My Start-up Screen from the bundled CD. Connect the projector to your PC with the bundled USB cable then execute My Start-up Screen utility to download your desired image from your PC to projector.
  • Page 28: Appendices

    Appendices Troubleshooting If you experience trouble with the projector, refer to the following information. If the problem persists, please contact your local reseller or service center. Problem: No image appears on screen. Ensure all the cables and power connections are correctly and securely connected as described in the “Installation”...
  • Page 29 Appendices 4. Follow the above steps 1-2. Click on the “Advanced Properties” button. 5. Select the “Change” button under the “Monitor” tab . 6. Click on “Show all devices”. Then select “Standard monitor types” under the “Manufacturers” box ; choose the resolution mode you need under the “Models”...
  • Page 30 Appendices Problem: The image is shrunk when displaying 4:3 DVD. The projector automatically detects 4:3 DVD and adjusts the aspect ratio by digitizing to full screen with 16:9 default setting. If the image is still shrunk, you will also need to adjust the aspect ratio by referring to the following: Please select 16:9 aspect ratio type on your DVD player if you are playing a 4:3 DVD.
  • Page 31 Appendices Problem: Message Reminders. ”Lamp is approaching the end of its useful life in full power operation. Replacement Suggested!” will be shown about 10 seconds when lamp life is going to deplete. Problem: Projector automatically turns to standby state. The environment temperature is too high. Please leave the projector for at least 30 minutes with the suitable ambient temperature.
  • Page 32: Replacing The Lamp

    Appendices Replacing 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!” When you see this message, changing the lamp as soon as possible. Make sure the projector has been cooled down for at least 30 minutes before changing the lamp.
  • Page 33 Appendices Lamp Changing Procedure: 1. Turn the power off the projector by pressing the “ ” button. 2. Allow the projector to cool down at least 30 minutes. Warning: To reduce the risk of personal injury, 3. Disconnect the power cord. do not drop the lamp 4.
  • Page 34: Specifications

    Appendices Specifications The specs specified below are subject to change without notice. Regarding the final specs, please refer to Acer accounced marketing specs. Light Valve - Single Chip DLP Technology by Texas Instruments Lamp - 200W User Replaceable Lamp Number of Pixels...
  • Page 35: Compatibility Modes

    Appendices Compatibility Modes Note : “*” means Mode Resolution Vertical Frequency (Hz) Horizontal Frequency (kHz) compressed. 60 Hz 31.5 kHz 72 Hz 37.7 kHz 640 x 480 75 Hz 37.5 kHz 85 Hz 43.3 kHz 56 Hz 35.1 kHz 60 Hz 37.9 kHz SVGA 800 x 600...