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  • Page 1: User Guide

    Acer LCD Monitor User Guide Downloaded from 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: Safety Instructions

    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. Special notes on LCD monitors The following are normal with the LCD monitor and do not indicate a problem. •...
  • 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: 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: Lcd Pixel Statement

    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. This has no effect on the recorded image and does not constitute a malfunction. This product has been shipped enabled for power management: •...
  • Page 8: Developing Good Work Habits

    viii 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 9: Declaration Of Conformity

    Fax : 886-2-2696-3535 Declaration of Conformity Acer Incorporated 8F, 88, Sec. 1, Hsin Tai Wu Rd., Hsichih, Taipei Hsien 221, Taiwan Contact Person: Mr. Easy Lai, E-mail: And, Acer Europe SA Via Cantonale, Centro Galleria 2 6928 Manno Switzerland...
  • Page 10: Federal Communications Commission Declaration Of Conformity

    24”W L Monitor Main Model Number: S243HLxxxx Series Model Number: S243HLxxxx Name of Responsible Party: Acer America Corporation Address of Responsible Party: 333 West San Carlos St. San Jose, CA 95110 U. S. A. Contact Person: Acer Representative Phone No.: 254-298-4000 Fax No.:...
  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    15-pin color display signal cable 19-pin color display signal cable* Standard timing table Installation Users controls Front panel controls Acer eColor Management Operation instructions Features and benefits Adjusting the OSD settings Adjusting the picture quality Adjusting the OSD position Adjusting the setting Product information Downloaded from Manuals...
  • Page 12 Troubleshooting VGA mode HDMI mode Downloaded from Manuals...
  • 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 User guide Quick start guide D-sub cable HDMI cable AC Power cord (Optional)
  • Page 14: Attaching The Base (For Selected Models)

    Attaching the base (for selected models) Note: Remove the monitor and monitor base from its packaging. Carefully place the monitor face-down on a stable surface -- use a cloth to avoid scratching the screen. Attach the the monitor stand arm to the base. Ensure that the base is locked onto the monitor stand arm.
  • Page 15: Screen Position Adjustment

    Screen position adjustment To optimize the viewing position, you can adjust the monitor tilt, using both of your hands to hold the edges of the monitor. The monitor can be adjusted to 15 degrees up or 5 degrees down. Connecting the adapter and AC Power code •...
  • Page 16: Display Data Channel (Ddc)

    Display Data Channel (DDC) To make installation easier, so long as your system supports the DDC protocol, the monitor is able to plug-and-play. The DDC is a communication protocol through which the monitor automatically informs the host system about its capabilities;...
  • 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+ TMDS Clock Shield TMDS Clock– Reserved (N.C. on device) DDC/CEC Ground +5V Power Hot Plug Detect...
  • Page 18: Standard Timing Table

    Standard timing table M ode Resolution 640x480 640x480 640x480 640x480 66.7 VESA 720x400 800x600 800x600 SVGA 800x600 800x600 832x624 74.55 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 1152x870 VESA 1152x864 1280x960 1280x1024 SXGA 1280x1024 1280x720 1280x768 VESA 1280x768 1280x800 WXGA 1360x768 1440x900 WXGA+ 1440x900 SXGA+ 1440x1050 UXGA...
  • Page 19: Installation

    Installation To install the monitor on your host system, please follow the steps below: Steps 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 (1) Make sure both the monitor and computer are switched off.
  • Page 20 Empowering Press the Empowering Key to open the Acer eColor Management OSD and access the scenario modes. Please refer to "Acer eColor Management" on page 10 for more details.
  • Page 21: Acer Ecolor Management

    Empowering Key to open the Acer eColor Management OSD and access the scenario modes. Press " " or " " to select the mode. Press the Auto-adjust button to confirm the mode and exit Acer eColor Management. Features and benefits Main menu...
  • Page 22: 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 23: Adjusting The Osd Position

    Adjusting the OSD position Press the Menu key to bring up the OSD. Using the directional keys, select OSD from the onscreen display. Then navigate to the feature you wish to adjust. Downloaded from Manuals...
  • Page 24: Adjusting The Setting

    Adjusting the setting 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. The Setting menu can be used to adjust the screen Menu Language and other important settings.
  • Page 25: Product Information

    Product information 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. Downloaded from Manuals...
  • Page 26: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before sending your L D 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 27: 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...

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