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Acer Projector
X152H/D452D/EV-833H/F1P1405/
V31F/AF312 Series
User's Guide

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   Summary of Contents for Acer X152H series

  • Page 1 Acer Projector X152H/D452D/EV-833H/F1P1405/ V31F/AF312 Series User's Guide...
  • 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 Information for your safety and comfort Read these instructions carefully. Keep this document for future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Turning the product off before cleaning Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners.
  • Page 4 • To avoid damage of internal components and to prevent battery leakage, do not place the product on a vibrating surface. • Never use it under sporting, exercising, or any vibrating environment which will probably cause unexpected short current or damage rotor devices, lamp.
  • Page 5 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 personnel when: •...
  • Page 6 Do not stand the projector on end vertically. It may cause the projector to fall over, causing injury or damage. • This product is capable of displaying inverted images for ceiling mount installation. Only use acer ceiling mount kit for mounting the projector and ensure it is securely installed.
  • Page 7 For more information on the Waste from Electrical and Electronics Equipment (WEEE) regulations, visit http://www.acer-group.com/public/Sustainability/sustainability01.htm Mercury advisory For projectors or electronic products containing an LCD/CRT monitor or display: “Lamp(s) contain Mercury, Dispose Properly.”...
  • Page 8: Precautions

    viii First things first Usage Notes • 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.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Information for your safety and comfort First things first viii Usage Notes viii Precautions viii Introduction Product Features Package Overview Projector Overview Projector Outlook Control Panel Remote Control Layout MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) Control Getting Started Connecting the Projector Turning the Projector On/Off Turning on the Projector Turning the projector off Adjusting the Projected Image...
  • Page 10 Troubleshooting LED & Alarm Definition Listing Cleaning and replacing the dust filters Replacing the Lamp Ceiling Mount Installation Specifications Compatibility modes Regulations and safety notices...
  • Page 11: Introduction

    Auto/4:3/16:9 aspect ratio supported • Enables projecting 3D content via DLP Link Technology • Acer ColorBoost technology delivers nature’s true colors for vivid, life-like images • High brightness and contrast ratio • Versatile display modes (Bright, Presentation, Standard, Video, Game,...
  • Page 12: Package Overview

    Package Overview This projector comes with all the items shown below. Check to make sure your unit is complete. Contact your dealer immediately if any thing is missing. Projector Power cord HDMI cable 2 x Batteries Security card User’s guide (option) Quick start guide Carrying case...
  • Page 13: Projector Overview

    Projector Overview Projector Outlook Front / upper side Description Description Control panel Focus ring Power/Source button Projection lens Lamp cover Remote control receiver Zoom lever Tilt adjusting wheels Rear / Left side <Rear side> <Left side> Description Description RS232 connector DC 5V output Mini USB connector HDMI-2/MHL connector...
  • Page 14: Control Panel

    Control Panel Icon Function Description POWER Power Indicator LED See the contents in "Turning the Projector On/Off" section. Source Changes the active source, short press the button. TEMP Temp Indicator LED POWER Power Indicator LED LAMP Lamp Indicator LED...
  • Page 15: Remote Control Layout

    Remote Control Layout Icon Function Description Infrared Sends signals to the projector. transmitter POWER Refer to the "Turning the Projector On/Off" section. ZOOM Zooms the projector display in or out. Four Use up, down, left, right buttons to select items or make directional adjustments to your selection.
  • Page 16 Icon Function Description Press "VGA" to change source to the VGA connector. This connector supports analog RGB, YPbPr (480p/576p/720p/ 1080i), YCbCr (480i/576i) and RGBsync. SD/USB A No function. LAN/WiFi No function. HDMI/DVI To change source to HDMI/MHL. (no DVI function) SOURCE Changes the active source.
  • Page 17: Mhl (mobile High-definition Link) Control

    MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) Control MHL Control Mode Navigation Next Mode Exit MHL Control MHL Control Mode Numeric Next Mode Exit MHL Control Icon Function Description • MODE Press "MODE" button for one second to activate the MHL Control Mode. •...
  • Page 18: Getting Started

    Getting Started Connecting the Projector DVD player HDMI HDMI HDMI Smart Phone Description Description Power cord HDMI cable Audio cable jack/RCA MHL cable (MicroUSB to HDMI) USB cable USB cable for charging device RS232 cable Note: To ensure the projector works well with your computer, please make sure the timing of the display mode is compatible with the projector.
  • Page 19: Turning The Projector On/off

    Turning the Projector On/Off Turning on the Projector Ensure that the power cord and signal cable are securely connected. The Power indicator LED will flash red. Turn on the projector by pressing "Power" button on the control panel or remote control, and the Power indicator LED will turn blue. Turn on your source (computer, notebook, video player ,etc.).
  • Page 20: Turning The Projector Off

    Turning the projector off To turn the projector off, press and hold the power button. This message appears: "Please press the power button again to complete the shutdown process." Press the power button again. The LED power indicator will turn RED and blink rapidly after the projector is turned off, and the fan(s) will continue to operate for about 2 minutes to ensure that the system cools properly.
  • Page 21: Adjusting The Projected Image

    Adjusting the Projected Image Adjusting the Height of Projected Image The projector is equipped with elevator feet for adjusting the height of image. To raise/lower the image: Use Tilt adjusting wheel to fine-tune the display angle. Tilt adjusting wheel...
  • Page 22: How To Optimize Image Size And Distance

    How to optimize image size and distance Consult the table below to find the optimal image sizes achievable when the projector is positioned at a desired distance from the screen. If the projector is 2.0 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 52"...
  • Page 23: How To Get A Preferred Image Size By Adjusting Distance And Zoom

    How to get a preferred image size by adjusting distance and zoom The table below shows how to achieve a desired image size by adjusting either the position or the zoom ring. To obtain an image size of 60" set the projector at a distance 2.0 m and 2.4 m from the screen.
  • Page 24: User Controls

    The new settings will be saved automatically upon exiting the menu. Push the MENU button anytime to exit the menu and return to the Acer welcome screen. Note: Functions vary depending on model definition.
  • Page 25: Onscreen Display (osd) Menus

    Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus The projector has multilingual OSD that allow you to make image adjustments and change a variety of settings. Using the OSD menus • To open the OSD menu, press "MENU" on the remote control. • When the OSD is displayed, use the keys to select any item in the main menu.
  • Page 26: Color

    Color Display Mode There are many factory presets optimized for various types of images. • Bright: For brightness optimization. • Presentation: For meeting presentation. • Standard: For common environment. • Video: For playing video in a bright environment. • Game: For game content. •...
  • Page 27: Image

    Image Projection • Front-Desktop: The factory default setting. • Rear-Desktop: When you select this function, the projector reverses the image so you can project from behind a translucent screen. • Rear-Ceiling: When you select this function, the projector reverses and inverts the image at same time. You can project from behind a translucent screen with ceiling mounted projection.
  • Page 28: Setting

    Setting DC 5V OUT • Select "On" to enable 5V/1A power supply function. (Standby) • Select "Off" to turn off 5V/1A power supply function Reset • Press the button and choose "Yes" to return the parameters on all menus to the factory default settings. Security Security This projector provides a useful security function for the...
  • Page 29 Password is. • If losing this security card and number, please contact with an Acer service center. Lock to user startup screen Default Lock User Startup Screen is "Off". If lock user startup screen is "On", users cannot change startup screen anymore and avoid other users change that arbitrarily.
  • Page 30: Management

    Management ECO Mode Choose "On" to dim the projector lamp which will lower power consumption, extend the lamp life and reduce noise. Choose "Off" to return normal mode. High Altitude Choose "On" to turn on High Altitude mode. Operate the fans at full speed continuously to allow for proper high altitude cooling of the projector.
  • Page 31: Audio

    Audio Volume • Press to decrease the volume. • Press to increase the volume. • Mute Choose "On" to mute the volume. • Choose "Off" to restore the volume. Note: Functions vary depending on model definition.
  • Page 32: Language

    Choose "On" to enable DLP 3D function. • On: Choose this item while using DLP 3D glasses, 120Hz 3D capable graphics cards and HQFS format file or DVD with corresponding SW player. • Off: Turn off 3D mode. 3D Format If the 3D content is not displayed correctly, you can select a 3D format that suits the 3D content you are viewing and obtain the best result.
  • Page 33: Appendices

    Appendices Troubleshooting If you experience a problem with your Acer projector, refer to the following troubleshooting guide. If the problem persists, please contact your local reseller or service center. Image Problems and Solutions Problem Solution No image appears • Connected as described in the "Getting Started"...
  • Page 34 Partial, scrolling • For an incorrectly displayed image: or incorrectly • Follow the steps for item 2 (above) to adjust displayed image the resolution of your computer. (For notebooks) • Press the toggle output settings. Example: [Fn]+[F4], Compaq [Fn]+[F4], Dell [Fn]+[F8], Gateway [Fn]+[F4], IBM [Fn]+[F7], HP [Fn]+[F4], NEC [Fn]+[F3], Toshiba [Fn]+[F5] •...
  • Page 35: Osd Messages

    OSD Messages Condition Message Reminder Message Fan Fail - the system fan is not working. Fan Fail. Lamp will automatically turn off soon. Projector Overheated - the projector has exceeded its recommended operating temperature and must be allowed to cool down before it may be used. Projector Overheated.
  • Page 36: Led & Alarm Definition Listing

    LED & Alarm Definition Listing LED Messages Lamp_LED Temp_LED Power LED Message Blue Standby Power button ON Lamp retry Quick Flashing Power off (Cooling Quick state) Flashing Power button OFF (cooling completed; standby mode) Firmware download Error (thermal failure) Error (fan lock) Quick Flashing Error (lamp breakdown)
  • Page 37: Cleaning And Replacing The Dust Filters

    Cleaning and replacing the dust filters Cleaning the dust filters Clean the dust filters after every 1000 hours of use. If they are note cleaned periodically, they can become clogged with dust, preventing proper ventilation. This can cause overheating and damage the projector. Follow these steps: Turn the projector off.
  • Page 38: Replacing The Lamp

    Replacing the Lamp Use a screwdriver to remove the screw(s) from the cover, and then pull out the lamp. The projector will detect the lamp life. You will be shown a warning message "Lamp is approaching the end of its useful life in full power operation. Replacement suggested!"...
  • Page 39: Ceiling Mount Installation

    Ceiling Mount Installation If you wish to install the projector using a ceiling mount, please refer to the steps below: Drill four holes into a solid, structurally sound part of the ceiling, and secure the mount base. Note: Screws are not included. Please obtain the appropriate screws for your type of ceiling.
  • Page 40 Use the appropriate number of screws for the projector size to attach the projector to the ceiling mount bracket. Screw Type B Smaller Washer Large Washer Projector Bracket Supports projector and allows for adjustments Spacer - For heat dissipation Note: It is recommended that you keep a reasonable space between the bracket and the projector to allow for proper heat distribution.
  • Page 41 Adjust the angle and positioning as necessary. Tightening Screw Allen Key Allen Key Tightening Screw Note: The appropriate type of screw and washer for each model is listed in the table below. 4 mm diameter screws are enclosed in the screw pack. Screw Type B Washer Type Diameter (mm)
  • Page 42: Specifications

    Specifications The specifications listed below are subject to change without notice. For final specs, please refer to Acer's published marketing specifications. Projection system ® Resolution 1920x1080 1080p resolution Computer compatibility IBM PC and compatibles, Apple Macintosh, iMac and VESA standards: SXGA, XGA, VGA, SVGA, SXGA+,...
  • Page 43 Note: Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 44: Compatibility Modes

    Compatibility modes HDMI Digital HDMI - PC Signal Modes Resolution V.Frequency [Hz] H.Frequency [KHz] 640x480 31.5 640x480 37.9 640x480 37.5 640x480 43.3 640x480 61.9 SVGA 800x600 35.1 800x600 37.9 800x600 48.1 800x600 46.9 800x600 53.7 800x600 77.4 1024x768 48.4 1024x768 56.5 1024x768 60.0...
  • Page 45 HDMI - Extended Wide timing Modes Resolution V.Frequency [Hz] H.Frequency [KHz] WXGA 1280x768 47.8 1280x768 60.3 1280x768 68.6 1280x720 44.8 1280x720 92.9 1280x800 49.6 *1280x800-RB 119.909 101.6 1440x900 59.9 WSXGA+ 1680x1050 65.3 1920x1080 67.5 (1080P) 1366x768 47.7 WUXGA 1920x1200-RB 59.94 74.04 HDMI - Video Signal Modes...
  • Page 46 1080p (Top and Bottom) 1920x1080 67.5 720p (Side by Side (Half)) 1280x720 45.0 1080i (Side by Side (Half)) 1920x1080 50 (25) 28.1 1080i (Side by Side (Half)) 1920x1080 60 (30) 33.8 1080p (Side by Side (Half)) 1920x1080 56.3 1080p (Side by Side (Half)) 1920x1080 67.5 15k-100kHz Horizontal scan rate:...
  • Page 47: Regulations And Safety Notices

    Regulations and safety notices FCC notice This device has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
  • Page 48: Declaration Of Conformity For Eu Countries

    Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme a la norme NMB-003 du Canada. Declaration of Conformity for EU countries Acer hereby declares that this projector series is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. Compliant with Russian regulatory certification...
  • Page 49: Declaration Of Conformity

    New Taipei City 221, Taiwan 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...

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