Acer B246WL User Manual

Acer B246WL User Manual



Acer LCD Monitor
User's Guide



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  • Page 1 Acer LCD Monitor 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: 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. Safe listening To protect your hearing, follow these instructions.
  • Page 5: Product Servicing

    • Do not overload a power outlet, strip or receptacle by plugging in too many devices. The overall system load must not exceed 80% of the branch circuit rating. If power strips are used, the load should not exceed 80% of the power strip’s input rating.
  • Page 6: Additional Safety Information

    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

    Do not throw this electronic device into the trash when discarding. 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 LCD pixel statement The LCD unit is produced with high-precision manufacturing techniques. Nevertheless, some pixels may occasionally misfire or appear as black or red dots.
  • Page 8: Tips And Information For Comfortable Use

    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: Taking Care Of Your Vision

    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, And, Acer Italy s.r.l Via Lepetit, 40, 20020 Lainate (MI) Italy Tel: +39-02-939-921 ,Fax: +39-02 9399-2913
  • Page 11: Federal Communications Commission

    The following local Manufacturer /Importer is responsible for this declaration: Product: LCD Monitor Model Number: B246WL SKU Number: B246WL xxxxxx (“x” = 0~9, a ~ z, or A ~ Z) Name of Responsible Party: Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St.
  • Page 12: Table Of Contents

    Connecting the Power cord Power saving Display Data Channel (DDC) Connector pin assignment Standard timing table Installation Users controls Acer eColor Management Adjusting the OSD settings Adjusting the picture quality Adjusting the OSD position Adjusting the setting Product information Troubleshooting...
  • Page 13 Unpacking Please check that the following items are present when you unpack the box, and save the packing materials in case you need to ship or transport the monitor in the future. LCD monitor Quick start guide DP cable (Option) LCD monitor D-sub cable DVI cable (Optional)
  • Page 14: Attaching/ Removing The Base

    ATTACHING/ REMOVING THE BASE Install: Align the base with the stand and push the base towards the top of the monitor, and then rotate the base clockwise. Tighten the screw clockwise. Remove: Reverse the steps to remove the base. Warning: • Actions below are not allowed while moving and walking: high adjustment, tilt, swivel and pivot because of safety requirement.
  • Page 15: Screen Position Adjustment

    SCREEN POSITION ADJUSTMENT In oder to optimize the best viewing position, you can adjust the height/tilt/ swivel/pivot of the monitor. • Height Adjustment After pressing the top of the monitor then you can adjust the height of the monitor. 150mm •...
  • Page 16: Monitor Pivot

    • Swivel With the built-in pedestal, you can swivel the monitor for the most comfortable viewing angle. • Monitor Pivot Before rotating the display,lift it to the top position and then push it back to the utmost degree. Rotate clockwise until the monitor stops at 90°.
  • Page 17: 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 18: 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 DDC-return H-sync R-ground V-sync G-ground DDC-serial clock B-ground...
  • Page 19 24-pin color display signal cable* PIN No. Description PIN No. Description TMDS data 2- TMDS data 2+ +5 V power TMDS data 2/4 shield GND (return for +5 V hsync.vsync) Hot-plug detection TMDS data 0- DDC clock TMDS data 0+ DDC data TMDS data 0/5 shield TMDS data 1-...
  • Page 20: Standard Timing Table

    Standard timing table Mode Resolution 640×480 SVGA 800×600 SVGA 800×600 1024×768 1280×960 SXGA 1280×1024 VESA 1280×720 WXGA 1280×800 WXGA 1360×768 WXGA+ 1440×900 WXGA+ 1680×1050 UXGA 1600×1200 UXGA 1920×1200...
  • Page 21 Installation To install the monitor on your host system, please follow the steps below: Steps 1 Connect the video cable Make sure both the monitor and computer are switched off. Connect the VGA video cable to the computer. Connect the digital cable (only for dual-input models). Make sure both the monitor and computer are switched off.
  • Page 22: Using The Shortcut Menu

    Users 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 AUTO Input Press the function button to open the shortcut menu. The shortcut menu lets you quickly select the most commonly accessed settings.
  • Page 23: Operation Instructions

    Standard Graphics Movie Adjust/Exit 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 Features and Benefits Step 3: Press “ AUTO “ Key to confirm the mode and exit the eColor menu.
  • Page 24: Adjusting The Osd Settings

    Press the MENU key to open the OSD. You can use the OSD to adjust the picture quality, OSD position and general settings. For advanced settings, please refer to following page: Adjusting the picture quality Picture Acer eColor Management Brightness Contrast H.Position V.Position...
  • Page 25: Adjusting The Osd Position

    Adjusting the OSD position OSD Timeout Exit Press the MENU key to bring up the OSD. Using the directional keys, select OSD from the on screen display. Then navigate to the feature you wish to adjust.
  • Page 26: Adjusting The Setting

    Adjusting the setting Setting Wide Mode Full DDC/CI Normal Input Language English Power off USB charge Reset Exit Enter Press the MENU key to bring up the OSD. Using the keys, select Setting from the OSD. Then navigate to the feature you wish to adjust.
  • Page 27: Product Information

    Product information Information 1920x1080 H:68KHz V:60Hz VGA Input S/N:ETRLA00803104000502400 Exit Press the MENU key to bring up the OSD. Using the / keys, select Information from the OSD. Then the basic information of LCD monitor will show up for current input.
  • Page 28: 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 menu, adjust brightness and contrast to maximum or reset to their default settings.
  • Page 29: Dvi Mode

    DVI mode Problem LED status Remedy No picture visible Blue Using the OSD menu, 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 monitor.