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Special notes on LCD monitors .................................................. 1
Information for your safety and comfort .................................. 2
Unpacking ................................................................................... 5
Attaching/Removing the base .................................................... 6
Screen position adjustment ........................................................ 6
Connecting the power cord........................................................ 7
Safety precaution ....................................................................... 7
Cleaning your monitor ............................................................... 7
Power saving ............................................................................... 8
DDC .............................................................................................. 8
Standard Timing Table..................................................................10
Installation.....................................................................................11
User controls..................................................................................12
How to adjust a setting................................................................13
Troubleshooting............................................................................19

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Special notes on LCD monitors ..........1 Information for your safety and comfort ........2 Unpacking ................... 5 Attaching/Removing the base ............ 6 Screen position adjustment ............6 Connecting the power cord............7 Safety precaution ............... 7 Cleaning your monitor ...............
  • Page 2: Special Notes On Lcd Monitors

    X163W SPECIAL NOTES ON LCD MONITORS The following symptoms are normal with LCD monitor and do not indicate a problem. NOTES · Due to the nature of the fluorescent light, the screen may flicker during initial use. Turn off the Power Switch and then turn it on again to make sure the flicker disappears.
  • Page 3: Information For Your Safety And Comfort

    X163W Information for your safety and comfort Safety instructions Read these instructions carefully. Keep this document for future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. CAUTION for accessibility Be sure that the power outlet you plug the power cord into is easily accessible and located as close to the equipment operator as possible.
  • Page 4: Product Servicing

    X163W 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 person- nel when: •...
  • Page 5: Taking Care Of Your Vision

    X163W • take short rests to relax your neck and shoulders • avoid tensing your muscles or shrugging your shoulders • install the external display, keyboard and mouse properly and within comfort able reach • if you view your monitor more than your documents, place the display at the...
  • Page 6: Unpacking

    X163W Please check the following items are present when you unpack the box, and save the packing materials in case you will need to ship or transport the monitor in future. · 15-pin D-Sub Cable AC Power Cord · ·...
  • Page 7: Attaching/Removing The Base

    X163W Attaching / Removing the Base Install: Remove: Align the release button on the Depress the release button as bottom of the monitor with the indicated first before removing the corresponding base and follow the arrow direction slots on the bottom of the base.
  • Page 8: Connecting The Power Cord

    X163W CONNECTING THE POWER CORD · Check first to make sure that the power cord you use is the correct type required for your area. · This monitor has a universal power supply that allows operation in either 100/120V AC or 220/240 V AC voltage area. No user-adjustment is required.
  • Page 9: Power Saving

    X163W Power saving The monitor will be driven into Power Saving” mode by the control signal from the display controller, as indicated by the amber-color power LED. State Light Blue Power Saving Amber Mode The power saving states will be kept until a control signal has been detected or the keyboard or mouse is activated.
  • Page 10: Connector Pin Assignment

    X163W CONNECTOR PIN ASSIGNMENT 15-Pin Color Display Signal Cable PIN NO. DESCRIPTION PIN NO. DESCRIPTION Green Logic Ground Blue Monitor Ground Monitor Ground DDC-Serial Data DDC-return H-Sync R-Ground V-Sync G-Ground DDC-Serial Clock B-Ground EN-9...
  • Page 11: Standard Timing Table

    X163W Standard Timing Table Mode Resolution 640 x 480 60Hz VESA 640 x 480 66.66Hz VESA 720 x 400 70Hz SVGA 800 x 600 56Hz SVGA 800 x 600 60Hz 1024 x768 60Hz 1024 x768 70Hz 1280 x 800 60Hz...
  • Page 12: Installation

    X163W INSTALLATION To install the monitor to your host system, please follow the steps as given below: Steps 1. Connect Video Cable a. Make sure both the monitor and computer are powered-OFF. b. Connect the VGA video cable to the computer.
  • Page 13: User Controls

    X163W USER CONTROLS Front Panel Controls 1.Power Switch: To turn ON or OFF the power. 2.Power LED: Lights up to indicate the power is turned ON. 3.Empowering / Exit: 1) When OSD menu is in active status, this button will act as EXIT-KEY(EXIT OSD menu).
  • Page 14: How To Adjust A Setting

    2-4. · P/X Series OSD behave When user press “MENU” button on front bezel Acer eColor Management If selected to “Acer eColor Management “ item, will appear the Acer eColor” OSD · OSD and” Key “ locations...
  • Page 15: Operation Instructions

    · Operation instructions Acer eColor Management Step 1: Press “ Key “ to open the Acer eColor Management OSD and access the scenario modes Step 2: Press “<“ or “>” to select the mode Step 3: Press “ Key “ to confirm the mode and run Auto Adjust Automatic Adjustment Step 1: Press “...
  • Page 16 X163W · Features and Benefits USER If selected to “USER” item, will appear the Standard OSD I. Only Analog Input Model EN-15...
  • Page 17 X163W II. Only Dual Input Model · ADJUSTING THE PICTURE The descriptions for function control LEDS Main Menu Menu Menu Description icon icon item Adjusts the contrast between the Contrast foreground andbackground of the screen image. Adjusts the background brightness of Brightness the screenimage.
  • Page 18 X163W Main Sub Menu Sub Menu Menu Description Icon Item Icon Adjust the horizontal position. H. Position (available in Analog mode only) Adjust the vertical position. V. Position (available in Analog mode only) Set the color temperature to warm Warm white.
  • Page 19 X163W EN-18...
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    X163W TROUBLESHOOTING Before sending your LCD monitor for servicing, please check the trouble- shooting list below to see if you can self-diagnose the problem. (VGA Mode) Problems Current Status Remedy LED ON · Using OSD, adjust brightness and contrast to maximum or reset to their default settings.
  • Page 21: Federal Communications Commission Declaration Of Conformity

    Product: 15.6”W LCD Monitor Model Number: X163W SKU Number: X163W xxx (“x” = 0~9, a ~ z, or A ~ Z) Name of Responsible Party: Acer America Corporation Address of Responsible Party: 333 West San Carlos St. San Jose, CA 95110 U.
  • Page 22: Declaration Of Conformity

    Hereby declare that: Product: 15.6”W LCD Monitor Trade Name: Acer or eMachines or Gateway or packard bell Model Number: X 163W SKU Number: X 163W xxx (“x” = 0~9, a ~ z, A ~ Z or Blank) Is compliant with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of the following EC directives, and that all the necessary steps have been taken and are in force to assure that production units of the same product will continue comply with the requirements.
  • Page 23: Energy Star

    ® Acer’s ENERGY STAR qualified products save you money by reducing energy costs and helps protect the environment without sacrificing features or performance. Acer is proud to offer our customers products with the ENERGY STAR mark. What is ENERGY STAR?