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  • Page 1 Acer LCD Monitor User's Guide Downloaded from ManualMonitor.com Manuals...
  • 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: Special Notes On Lcd Monitors

    Special notes on LCD monitors The following are normal with the LCD monitor and do not indicate a problem. • 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 4: Safe Listening

    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. When you need to disconnect power from the equipment, be sure to unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet.
  • Page 5: Product Servicing

    ampere rating of the equipment plugged into the extension cord does not exceed the extension cord ampere rating. Also, make sure that the total rating of all products plugged into the wall outlet does not exceed the fuse rating. • Do not overload a power outlet, strip or receptacle by plugging in too many devices.
  • Page 6: Potentially Explosive Environments

    We at Acer are very conscious of the environmental effects of our business and strive to identify and provide the best working procedures to reduce the environmental impact of our products.
  • Page 7: Disposal Instructions

    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 LCD pixel statement The LCD unit is produced with high-precision manufacturing techniques.
  • Page 8: Tips And Information For Comfortable Use

    viii This product has been shipped enabled for power management: • Activate display’s Sleep mode within 15 minutes of user inactivity. • Activate computer’s Sleep mode within 30 minutes of user inactivity. • Wake the computer from Sleep mode by pushing the power button. Tips and information for comfortable use Computer users may complain of eyestrain and headaches after prolonged use.
  • Page 9: Developing Good Work Habits

    Taking care of your vision Long viewing hours, wearing incorrect glasses or contact lenses, glare, excessive room lighting, poorly focused screens, very small typefaces and low-contrast displays could stress your eyes. The following sections provide suggestions on how to reduce eyestrain. Eyes •...
  • Page 10: Declaration Of Conformity

    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 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 11: Federal Communications Commission Declaration Of Conformity

    SKU Number: FT240HQL xxxxxx (“x” = 0~9, a ~ z, A ~ Z or Blank) Name of Responsible Party: Acer America Corporation Address of Responsible Party: 333 West San Carlos St. Suite 1500 San Jose, CA 95110 U. S. A.
  • Page 12 Special notes on LCD monitors Information for your safety and comfort Safety instructions Cleaning your monitor Connecting/disconnecting the device Accessibility Safe listening Warnings Using electrical power Product servicing Additional safety information IT equipment recycling information Disposal instructions LCD pixel statement Tips and information for comfortable use viii Federal Communications Commission...
  • Page 13 LCD monitor Quick start guide Audio Cable (Optional) LCD MONITOR FT240HQL User Guide Quick Guide D-sub cable (Optional) HDMI cable (Optional) MHL cable (Optional)
  • Page 14: Screen Position Adjustment

    Screen position adjustment In order to optimize the best viewing position, you can adjust the monitor tilt of the monitor by using both of your hands to hold the edges of the monitor as shown in the figure below. The monitor can be adjusted to 10 degrees or 90 degrees up as indicated by arrow below. Downloaded from ManualMonitor.com Manuals...
  • Page 15: Connecting The Power Cord

    Connecting the power cord • Check first to make sure that the power cord you use is the correct type required for your area. • The monitor has a universal power supply that allows operation in either 100/120 V AC or 220/240 V AC voltage area. No user-adjustment is required.
  • Page 16: Connector Pin Assignment

    Connector pin assignment 15-pin color display signal cable PIN No. Description PIN No. Description +5 V Green Logic ground Blue Monitor ground Monitor ground DDC-serial data Self test H-sync R-ground V-sync G-ground DDC-serial clock B-ground Downloaded from ManualMonitor.com Manuals...
  • Page 17: Pin Color Display Signal Cable

    19-pin Color Display Signal Cable* PIN No. Description PIN No. Description TMDS Data2+ TMDS Data2 Shield TMDS Data2– TMDS Data1+ TMDS Data1 Shield TMDS Data1– TMDS Data0+ TMDS Data0 Shield TMDS Data0– TMDS Clock+ HDMI_DET TMDS Clock– Reserved (N.C. on device) Reserved (N.C.
  • Page 18: Standard Timing Table

    Standard Timing Table Mode Resolution 640x480 640x480 66.66 Hz VESA 720x400 SVGA 800x600 SVGA 800x600 1024x768 1024x768 VESA 1152x864 SXGA 1280x1024 VESA 1280x72 0 WXGA 1280x800 WXGA+ 1440x900 WSXGA+ 1680x1050 UXGA 1920x1080 *Only for MHL-Model Mode Resolution 640x480 @60Hz 720x480 @60Hz 720x576 @50Hz 800x600 @60Hz 1024x768 @60Hz...
  • Page 19: Installation

    INSTALLATION To install the monitor to your host system, please follow the steps as given below: Steps 1. 1-1 Connect Video Cable a. Make sure both the monitor and computer are powered-OFF. b. Connect the VGA video cable to the computer. 1-2/1-3 Connect HDMI or MHL Cable...
  • Page 20: Connecting The Devices

    MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) (Only for MHL-input Models) Mobile High-Definition Link is a digital interface for transmitting video and audio from an external portable device. It is also capable of charging a portable device (5 V @ 900 mA). Connecting the devices ®...
  • Page 21: User Controls

    USER CONTROLS Power Switch / Power LED: To turn the monitor ON or OFF. Lights up to indicate the power is turned ON. Using the Shortcut Menu     Press the function button to open the shortcut menu. The shortcut menu lets you quickly select the most commonly accessed settings.
  • Page 22: Acer Ecolor Management

    Acer eColor Management Operation instructions 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 “ AUTO “ Key to confirm the mode and exit the eColor menu.
  • Page 23: Adjusting The Osd Settings

    Adjusting the OSD settings -------------------------------------------------------------------- Note: The following content is for general reference only. Actual product specifications may vary. The OSD can be used for adjusting the settings of your LCD Monitor. Press the MENU key to open the OSD. You can use the OSD to adjust the picture quality, OSD position and general settings.
  • Page 24: Adjusting The Osd Position

    Adjusting the OSD position 1 Press the MENU key to bring up the OSD. 2 Using the directional keys, select OSD from the on screen display. Then navigate to the feature you wish to adjust. Downloaded from ManualMonitor.com Manuals...
  • Page 25: Adjusting The Setting

    Adjusting the setting 1 Press the MENU key to bring up the OSD. 2 Using the keys, select Setting from the OSD. Then navigate to the feature you wish to adjust. 3 The Setting menu can be used to adjust the screen Menu Language and other important settings.
  • Page 26: Product Information

    Product information 1 Press the MENU key to bring up the OSD. 2 Using the keys, select Information from the OSD. Then the basic information of LCD monitor will show up for current input. Downloaded from ManualMonitor.com Manuals...
  • Page 27: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before sending your LCD monitor for servicing, please check the troubleshooting list below to see if you can self-diagnose the problem. VGA mode Problem LED status Remedy No picture visible Blue Using the OSD, adjust brightness and contrast to maximum or reset to their default settings.
  • Page 28: Hdmi Mode

    HDMI mode Problem LED status Remedy No picture visible Blue Using the OSD, adjust brightness and contrast to maximum or reset to their default settings. Check the power switch. Check if the AC power cord is properly connected to the monitor. Amber Check if the video signal cable is properly connected at the back of...
  • Page 29: Three Concepts You Might Want To Keep In Mind

    Getting started with Windows 8 on your new touch- enabled Monitor We know this is a new operating system that will take some getting used to, so we've created a few pointers to help you get started. * Note: For the touchscreen & USB function to work, you need to connect the USB cable to the NB or PC, as well as connecting through a VGA or HDMI cable.
  • Page 30: How Do I Turn Off My Computer

    How do I turn off my computer? Open the Charms bar, tap Settings > Power and select the action you'd like to take. Alternatively, from Desktop, tap Acer Power Button and select the action you'd like to take. For more information please refer to your computer's User's Manual (open the Charms bar and search for 'User's Manual') or visit the following pages: Windows 8 tutorials: www.acer.com/windows8-tutorial...