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M200/M230
User Guide
Contents
Important safety instructions ------------------------------------- 3
Disposal instructions ----------------------------------------------------------------------4
Your monitor overview --------------------------------------------- 5
Front and side panels --------------------------------------------------------------------5
Rear panel view ----------------------------------------------------------------------------6
Remote control --------------------------------------------------------- 7
General keys --------------------------------------------------------------------------------7
Teletext and Multimedia ----------------------------------------------------------------8
Basic connections ------------------------------------------------------ 9
Connecting the power cord ------------------------------------------------------------9
Setting up the remote control --------------------------------------------------------9
Enjoying analog and digital TV ----------------------------------- 9
Connecting an antenna/cable ---------------------------------------------------------9
Getting started using your monitor ----------------------------------------------- 10
Connecting a PC or notebook computer ----------------------------------------- 14
Connecting a USB storage device -------------------------------------------------- 14
Selecting the input source ------------------------------------------------------------ 15
Connecting a USB storage device -------------------------------------------------- 16
Navigating in the multimedia screen --------------------------------------------- 16
Playing media files ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 17
Leaving multimedia storage display ----------------------------------------------- 18
Channel controls ----------------------------------------------------- 19
Channel list -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 19
Favourite channel list ------------------------------------------------------------------ 20
Programme information -------------------------------------------------------------- 20
Electronic programme guide -------------------------------------------------------- 21
OSD navigation ------------------------------------------------------ 23
Navigating the OSD with the remote control ---------------------------------- 23
Adjusting the OSD settings ----------------------------------------------------------- 24
OSD menus ------------------------------------------------------------ 26
Picture settings --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 26
Audio settings ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 28
Channel management ----------------------------------------------------------------- 30
Settings ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 32
Advanced ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 33
Troubleshooting ----------------------------------------------------- 35
PC Input Signal Reference Chart -------------------------------- 36
Product specifications ---------------------------------------------- 37
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Contents Acer Monitor M200/M230 Important safety instructions ------------------------------------- 3 Disposal instructions ----------------------------------------------------------------------4 User Guide Your monitor overview --------------------------------------------- 5 Front and side panels --------------------------------------------------------------------5 Rear panel view ----------------------------------------------------------------------------6 Remote control --------------------------------------------------------- 7 General keys --------------------------------------------------------------------------------7 Teletext and Multimedia ----------------------------------------------------------------8 Basic connections ------------------------------------------------------ 9...
  • Page 2: Acer Monitor

    © 2010 All Rights Reserved. Acer Monitor User Guide Original Issue: 03/2010 Model Number: Serial Number: Purchase Date: Place of Purchase: HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trade- marks of HDMI Licensing LLC. DVB is a registered trademark of the DVB Project.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important safety instructions Read these instructions carefully. Please put them somewhere safe for future reference. 1. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer. 2. Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/ apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
  • Page 4: Disposal Instructions

    Do not throw this electronic device into the rubbish bin / container when discarding. To minimize pollution and ensure utmost protection of the global environment, please recycle. For more information regarding WEEE, please refer to http://global.acer.com/about/environmental.htm Соответствует сертификатам, обязательным в РФ (Compliant with Russian regulatory certification)
  • Page 5: Your Monitor Overview

    Your monitor overview Front and side panels Common interface HDMI port USB port Earphone Remote control receiver Power Button When the OSD is on, functions the same as the Volume down Left arrow. When the OSD is on, functions the same as the Volume up Right arrow.
  • Page 6: Rear Panel View

    Rear panel view AC-in AV in-COMPONENT + Audio L/R HDMI port SPDIF out VGA-in + PC Audio-in AV in-S-video, CVBS, Audio L/R SCART Tuner* * Tuner supports analog, digital and mixed signals.
  • Page 7: Remote Control

    Remote control SOURCE (TV/Video/S-Video/Component/ General keys SCART/D-Sub/HDMI) Press to select correct input mode. WIDE Press to toggle scaling mode between 4:3, 16:9, and Letterbox 1, 2, 3 modes. DISPLAY GUIDE Press to display and select the audio SOURCE WIDE signal. MENU CANCEL Press to open or close the Menu.
  • Page 8: Teletext And Multimedia

    Teletext and Multimedia TELETEXT SUBTITLE INDEX SIZE HOLD REVEAL Teletext Multimedia Colour buttons (R/G/Y/B) Colour buttons (R/G/Y/B) Operates corresponding button on No function when using the the teletext page. mutimedia interface. INDEX Previous Track Press to go to the index page. Press to go to the beginning of a track, or the previous track.
  • Page 9: Basic Connections

    Basic connections Connecting the power cord Connect the AC cord into the AC input on the back of the set. Connect the plug to the wall outlet as shown. Setting up the remote control Open the cover on the back of the remote unit. Insert two AA batteries (supplied) to match the polarity indicated inside the battery compartment.
  • Page 10: Getting Started Using Your Monitor

    Getting started using your monitor Power a. Turn on the power switch beneath the screen. b. Press the power button or channel up/down button on the remote control. Installation Guide The first time you switch on the monitor, you will be asked to select the language and scan for channels.
  • Page 11: Adjusting The Volume

    Adjusting the volume Adjust the volume level using the ( VOL ) up/down button on the remote control. Setup may vary due to local broadcast differences.
  • Page 12: Connecting External Audio/Video Devices

    Connect your DVD player, VCR or audio/video equipment using the SCART port located at the rear of your monitor as shown below. Source-in D-Sub PC-Audio in SCART HDMI COMPOSITE COMPONENT D-Sub Yellow White Blue Green * Acer recommends the following priority for connection types: HDMI -> COMPONENT -> SCART -> S-Video -> Composite.
  • Page 13: Connecting A Camera, Camcorder Or Game Console

    TV-out SCART SPDIF Recorder * Analog TV signal output through SCART is only available when watching an analog TV channel. Connecting a camera, camcorder or game console Connect your camera or camcorder to the video/audio ports on the left of the monitor set as shown below.
  • Page 14: Connecting A Pc Or Notebook Computer

    D-Sub D-Sub For VGA connections, Acer recommends setting your PC’s external monitor resolution to 1600 x 900 pixels @ 60 Hz refresh rate (for 20” models ) or 1920 x 1080 pixels @ 60 Hz refresh rate (for 23” models ).
  • Page 15: Selecting The Input Source

    Selecting the input source Once you have connected your antenna or external equipment to the monitor, you need to select the correct input source. Press the SOURCE button on the remote control to select the correct input source (TV/ SCART/Component/PC-RGB/HDMI1/HDMI2/AV/S-Video/Storage). SOURCE...
  • Page 16: Playing Multimedia Files From A Usb Storage Device

    Playing multimedia files from a USB storage device Connecting a USB storage device Connect the USB storage device to the USB port on your computer. Press the Source button on the remote control and select Storage. SOURCE Navigating in the multimedia screen There are three main areas of the multimedia screen: a.
  • Page 17: Playing Media Files

    c. File preview The section on the right shows a preview of the selected file, including important file information. Note: that it may be a short pause before the preview is displayed, depending on the size of the selected file. Playing media files Once you have found the file or files that you want to play, you may open them in full screen or as a slideshow.
  • Page 18: Leaving Multimedia Storage Display

    Music files Selected music files will be shown in a playlist on the right of the screen; use the up and down directional keys to select a specific track. Press Play/Pause to pause a track. Press Previous (‘Index’) or Next (‘Reveal’) to skip to the previous track or advance to the next track in the playlist.
  • Page 19: Channel Controls

    MENU BACK Channel controls MUTE Channel list Channel list allows you to quickly find the TV channel you are searching for. TELETEXT SUBTITLE To open the channel list feature: INDEX SIZE HOLD REVEAL Press the OK key on the remote control. This will bring up the channel list menu.
  • Page 20: Favourite Channel List

    Favourite channel list The favourite channel list allows you to store your favourite TV channels and flick between them at the touch of a button. To set a favourite channel, follow the steps described on this page. Storing favourite channels Press the OK key on the remote control.
  • Page 21: Electronic Programme Guide

    d. Audio language e. Programme summary Electronic programme guide The electronic programme guide (EPG) is an onscreen service available on digital and cable TV that provides information about scheduled broadcast programmes on all digital channels by time, title and channel. GUIDE Guide screen There are four main areas of the EPG screen:...
  • Page 22 Navigating the EPG (for Digital TV mode) GUIDE GUIDE Press the GUIDE key on the remote control. Use the directional keys to navigate around the EPG menu and press OK to select your highlighted option.
  • Page 23: Osd Navigation

    OSD navigation Many of the advanced settings and adjustments are available through using the OSD (onscreen display) menus, as shown in the example screenshot below. Basic operations required to navigate these menus (Picture, Audio, Channel management, Settings and Advanced) are described in this section. Navigating the OSD with the remote control MENU You can also interact with these menus using the right panel controls.
  • Page 24: Adjusting The Osd Settings

    Adjusting the OSD settings The OSD can be used for adjusting the settings of your monitor. Press the MENU key to open the OSD. You can use the OSD to adjust the picture quality, audio settings, channel settings and general settings. For advanced settings, please refer to following page: Adjusting picture quality Press the MENU key to bring up the OSD.
  • Page 25: Adjusting Settings

    Adjusting settings Press the MENU key to bring up the OSD. Using the directional keys, select Settings from the OSD. Then navigate to the feature you wish to adjust. The Settings menu can be used to adjust the screen Wide Mode, Menu Language, Sleep, Intelligent Zapping and other important settings.
  • Page 26: Osd Menus

    OSD menus Picture settings Open the Picture menu as described in the OSD navigation section. This menu provides the following settings: Scenario mode Scenario mode provides preset viewing modes designed to give you the best picture quality when watching a particular kind of programme. These provide preset values for brightness, contrast, hue colour and sharpness.
  • Page 27: Colour Temperature

    Contrast Change the contrast of the image. Brightness Change the brightness of the image. Colour Change the colour depth of the image. Sharpness Change the sharpness of the image. Change the hue of the image. Colour temperature This setting adjusts the colour temperature of the image. You can set it to Standard, Cold, User or Warm depending on your preference.
  • Page 28: Audio Settings

    Audio settings Open the Audio menu as described in the OSD navigation section. This menu provides the following settings: Scenario mode Scenario mode provides preset audio modes designed to give you the best sound quality when listening to a particular kind of programme. These provide preset values for treble and bass.
  • Page 29: Digital Audio Out

    Treble Boost or reduce high audio tones. Bass Boost or reduce low audio tones. Balance Change the balance between the left and right speakers. Steady sound This function prevents sudden changes in the audio output level. If this function is On, volume levels will be consistent when switching between input sources and changing channels.
  • Page 30: Channel Management

    Channel management Open the Channel Management menu as described in the OSD navigation section. This menu provides the following settings: Auto scan Auto scan allows you to scan for new or deleted channels. If you completed the setup wizard the first time you turned on your monitor, all available channels are listed. To scan again, select the Auto Scan setting, and then your country from the Country List.
  • Page 31 Preferred MPX If you are viewing an analog channel that supports multiple sound signals (e.g. NICAM, Bilingual), you may set which signal is used. Preferred subtitle language If multiple subtitles are available, the TV will display the language selected in this option, if it is available.
  • Page 32: Settings

    Settings Open the Settings menu as described in the OSD navigation section. This menu provides the following settings: Wide mode Press to toggle scaling mode between 4:3, 16:9 and different Letterbox modes (1, 2, 3). Wide Detect is also available when viewing SD content over digital TV, HDMI and SCART signals.
  • Page 33: Advanced

    Advanced Open the Advanced menu as described in the OSD navigation section. This menu provides the following settings: Parental control Parental control is a handy feature that can block chosen sources. Parental control allows you to enter a password and effectively stop anyone without the password from watching TV.
  • Page 34: Automatic Power Off

    Advanced picture adjust Select this option to adjust noise reduction settings, the backlight brightness, or activate ACM (Adaptive Contrast Management) to automatically vary the brightness depending on the image on the screen. SCART A SCART connection can send AV, S-video, or both signals. Use this setting to select the correct signal, or the signal that provides the best quality.
  • Page 35: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before you call the Acer service center, please check the following items: Here is a list of possible situations that may arise during the use of your monitor. Easy answers and solutions are provided for each. There is no picture or sound • Make sure the power cord is properly inserted in the power outlet.
  • Page 36: Pc Input Signal Reference Chart

    PC Input Signal Reference Chart Resolution Horizontal Freq. (kHz) Vertical Freq. (Hz) Standard 640 x 480 31.5 60.0 640 x 480 37.9 72.8 640 x 480 37.5 75.0 640 x 480 35.0 66.7 720 x 400 31.5 70.1 VESA 800 x 600 35.2 56.3 SVGA...
  • Page 37: Product Specifications

    Product specifications Model M200D M200M M230D M230M Panel spec Resolution (pixels) 1600 x 900 1920 x 1080 Brightness (typ.) 250 nit 250 nit Contrast Ratio (typ.) 1000 : 1 1000 : 1 Dynamic Contrast 1000000 : 1 Ratio (max.) Display colour 16.7 M Viewing angle (typ.) H: 160...
  • Page 38 Terminal Analog/ Hybird Digital Tuner In SCART CVBS (In/Out), RGB (In), Audio R/L Component in YPbPr, Audio (R/L) AV-in CVBS, S Video, Audio (R/L) HDMI 1 Yes (HDMI 1.3) HDMI 2 Yes (HDMI 1.3) PC D-sub in PC audio in SPDIF out Yes (Coxial) Headphone out...
  • Page 39: Wall Mount Preparation / Removing The Base

    Wall mount preparation / removing the base Caution: Disassemble the base carefully otherwise the plastic parts and/or monitor body may be damaged. 1) Remove the base. 2) Remove the screws from inside the stand. 3) Assemble the wall mount following the instructions included with the wall mount.

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