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Acer Projector H5370BD/E131D/HE-711J Series User's Guide
Changes may be made periodically to the information in this publication without obligation to notify any person of such revisions or changes. Such changes will be incorporated in new editions of this manual or supplementary documents and publications. This company makes no representations or warranties, either expressed or implied, with respect to the contents hereof and specifically disclaims the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Record the model number, serial number, purchase date and place of purchase information in the space provided below. The serial number and model number are recorded on the label affixed to your projector. All correspondence concerning your unit should include the serial number, model number and purchase information. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronically, mechanically, by photocopy, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Acer Incorporated. Model number: __________________________________ Serial number: ___________________________________ Date of purchase: ________________________________ Place of purchase: ________________________________ Copyright © 2012. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Acer Projector H5370BD/E131D/HE-711J Series User's Guide Original Issue: 12/2012 Acer Projector H5370BD/E131D/HE-711J Series 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. "HDMI™, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC."
iii 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. Use a damp cloth for cleaning. Caution for plug as disconnecting device Observe the following guidelines when connecting and disconnecting power to the external power supply unit: • Install the power supply unit before connecting the power cord to the AC power outlet. • Unplug the power cord before removing the power supply unit from the projector. • If the system has multiple sources of power, disconnect power from the system by unplugging all power cords from the power supplies. Caution for 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 to the equipment, be sure to unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet. Warnings! • Do not use this product near water. • Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand or table. If the product falls, it could be seriously damaged. • Slots and openings are provided for ventilation to ensure reliable operation of the product and to protect it from overheating. These openings must not be blocked or covered. The openings should never be blocked by placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface. This product should never be placed near or over a radiator or heat register, or in a built-in installation unless proper ventilation is provided. • Never push objects of any kind into this product through cabinet slots as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short-out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind onto or into the product.
iv • 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. Using electrical power • This product should be operated from the type of power indicated on the marking label. If you are not sure of the type of power available, consult your dealer or local power company. • Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Do not locate this product where people will walk on the cord. • If an extension cord is used with this product, make sure that the total 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. 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. • This product's AC adapter is equipped with a three-wire grounded plug. The plug only fits in a grounded power outlet. Make sure the power outlet is properly grounded before inserting the AC adapter plug. Do not insert the plug into a non-grounded power outlet. Contact your electrician for details. Warning! The grounding pin is a safety feature. Using a power outlet that is not properly grounded may result in electric shock and/or injury. Note: The grounding pin also provides good protection from unexpected noise produced by other nearby electrical devices that may interfere with the performance of this product. • Use the product only with the supplied power supply cord set. If you need to replace the power cord set, make sure that the new power cord meets the following requirements: detachable type, UL listed/CSA certified, VDE approved or its equivalent, 4.5 meters (15 feet) maximum length.
v 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: • the power cord or plug is damaged, cut or frayed • liquid was spilled into the product • the product was exposed to rain or water • the product has been dropped or the case has been damaged • the product exhibits a distinct change in performance, indicating a need for service • the product does not operate normally after following the operating instructions Note: Adjust only those controls that are covered by the operating instructions, since improper adjustment of other controls may result in damage and will often require extensive work by a qualified technician to restore the product to normal condition. Warning! For safety reasons, do not use non-compliant parts when adding or changing components. Consult your reseller for purchase options. Your device and its enhancements may contain small parts. Keep them out of the reach of small children. Additional safety information • Do not look into the projector's lens when the lamp is on. The bright may hurt your eyes. • Turn on the projector first and then signal sources • Do not place the product in following environments: • Space that is poorly ventilated or confined. At least 50cm clearance from walls and free flow of air around the projector is necessary. • Locations where temperatures may become excessively high, such as inside of a car with all windows rolled up. • Locations where excessive humidity, dust, or cigarette smoke may contaminate optical components, shortening the life span and darkening the image. • Locations near fire alarms. • Locations with an ambient temperature above 40 ºC/104 ºF. • Locations where the altitudes are higher than 10000 feet. • Unplug immediately if there is something wrong with your projector. Do not operate if smoke, strange noise or odor comes out of your projector. It
vi might cause fire or electric shock. In this case, unplug immediately and contact your dealer. • Do not keep using this product to break or drop it. In this case contact your dealer for inspection. • Do not face the projector lens to the sun. It can lead to fire. • When switching the projector off, suggest to ensure the projector completes its cooling cycle before disconnecting power. • Do not frequently turn off the main power abruptly or unplug the projector during operation. The best way is to wait for the fan to turn off before turning main power off. • Do not touch air outlet grille and bottom plate which becomes hot. • Clean the air filter frequently if have. The temperature inside may rise and cause damage when the filter/ventilation slots clogged with dirt or dust. • Do not look into the air outlet grille when projector is operating. It may hurt your eyes. • Always open the lens shutter or remove the lens cap when the projector is on. • Do not block the projector lens with any object when the projector is under operation as this could cause the object to become heated and deformed or even cause a fire. To temporarily turn off the lamp, press HIDE on the remote control. • The lamp becomes extremely hot during operation. Allow the projector to cool for approximately 45 minutes prior to removing the lamp assembly for replacement. • Do not operate lamps beyond the rated lamp life. It could cause it to break on rare occasions. • Never replace the lamp assembly or any electronic components unless the projector is unplugged. • The product will detect the life of the lamp itself. Please be sure to change the lamp when is showing warning message. • When changing the lamp, please allow unit to cool down, and follow all changing instructions. • Reset the "Lamp Hour Reset" function from the Onscreen display "Management" menu after replacing the lamp module. • Do not attempt to disassemble this projector. There are dangerous high voltages inside which may hurt you. The only user serviceable part is the lamp which has its own removable cover. Refer servicing only to suitable qualified professional service personnel. • 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.
vii Caution for Listening To protect your hearing, follow these instructions. • Increase the volume gradually until you can hear clearly and comfortably. • Do not increase the volume level after your ears have adjusted. • Do not listen to music at high volumes for extended periods. • Do not increase the volume to block out noisy surroundings. • Decrease the volume if you can't hear people speaking near you. 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 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) inside this product contain mercury and must be recycled or disposed of according to local, state or federal laws. For more information, contact the Electronic Industries Alliance at www.eiae.org. For lamp-specific disposal information, check www.lamprecycle.org “Lamp(s) contain Mercury, Dispose Properly.”
viii First things first Usage Notes Do: • 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. Don't: • Block the slots and openings on the unit provided for ventilation. • Use abrasive cleaners, waxes or solvents to clean the unit. • Use under the following conditions: • In extremely hot, cold or humid environments. • In areas susceptible to excessive dust and dirt. • Near any appliance that generates a strong magnetic field. • Place In direct sunlight. Precautions Follow all warnings, precautions and maintenance as recommended in this user's guide to maximize the life of your unit. Warning: • Do not look into the projector's lens when the lamp is on. The bright light may hurt your eyes. • To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this product to rain or moisture. • Please do not open or disassemble the product as this may cause electric shock. • When changing the lamp, please allow unit to cool down, and follow all changing instructions. • This product will detect the life of the lamp itself. Please be sure to change the lamp when it shows warning messages. • Reset the "Lamp Hour Reset" function from the Onscreen display "Management" menu after replacing the lamp module. • When switching the projector off, please ensure the projector completes its cooling cycle before disconnecting power. • Turn on the projector first and then the signal sources. • Do not use lens cap when projector is in operation. • When the lamp reaches the end of its life, it will burn out and may make a loud popping sound. If this happens, the projector will not turn back on until the lamp module has been replaced. To replace the lamp, follow the procedures listed under "Replacing the Lamp".
Information for your safety and comfort iii First things first viii Usage Notes viii Precautions viii Introduction 1 Product Features 1 Package Overview 2 Projector Overview 3 Projector Outlook 3 Control Panel 4 Remote Control Layout 5 MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) Control 7 Getting Started 8 Connecting the Projector 8 Turning the Projector On/Off 10 Turning on the Projector 10 Turning the projector off 11 Adjusting the Projected Image 12 Adjusting the Height of Projected Image 12 How to optimize image size and distance 13 How to get a preferred image size by adjusting distance and zoom 15 User Controls 17 Installation menu 17 Acer Empowering Technology 18 Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus 19 Color 20 Image 22 Setting 24 Management 26 Audio 27 3D 27 Language 29 Contents
Appendices 30 Troubleshooting 30 LED & Alarm Definition Listing 35 Cleaning and replacing the dust filters 36 Replacing the Lamp 37 Ceiling Mount Installation 39 Specifications 42 Compatibility modes 44 Regulations and safety notices 49
1 English Introduction Product Features This product is a single-chip DLP® projector. Outstanding features include: • DLP® technology • 1280 x 720 720P resolution 4:3 / 16:9 / L.Box aspect ratio supported • Enables projecting 3D content via DLP Link Technology: Blue-Ray 3D supported and Nvidia 3DTV Play Ready • Enrich 3D experience for 2D contents via 2D to 3D convert function • 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, Picture, Game, Education, User) enable optimum performance in any situation • NTSC / PAL / SECAM compatible and HDTV (720p, 1080i, 1080p) supported • Top-loading lamp design allows easy lamp replacement • Lower power consumption and economy (ECO) mode extends lamp life • Acer EcoProjeciton Technology delivers Intelligent power management approach and physical efficiency improvement • Empowering Key reveals Acer Empowering Technology utilities (Acer eView, eTimer, ePower, e3D Management) for easy adjustment of settings • Equipped with HDMI™ & MHL connection supporting HDCP • Advanced digital keystone correction optimizes presentations • Multi-language onscreen display (OSD) menus • Full-function remote control • Manual focus projection lens zooms up to 1.1x • 2x digital zoom and pan function • Microsoft® Windows® 2000, XP, Vista® , Windows 7, Macintosh® OS compliant
2 English 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 VGA cable Security card 2 x Batteries Carrying case Quick Start Guide User's Guide (CD-ROM) Remote control Dust Filters (Optional) MHL cable (Optional) MENU POWER LAMP TEMP SYNC SOURC P/N:MC.JG511.002 E131D/ HE-711J/ H5370BD Series
3 English Projector Overview Projector Outlook Front / upper side Rear side Note: Connector interface is subject to model's specifications. # Description # Description 1 Power button 5 Zoom lens 2 Control panel 6 Remote control receiver 3 Zoom lever 7 Tilt adjusting wheels 4 Focus ring 8 Security bar # Description # Description 1 USB ctrl connector 7 PC analog signal/HDTV/component video input connector 2 HDMI 2/MHL connector 8 RS232 connector 3 HDMI 1 connector 9 Audio input connector 4 S-Video input connector 10 Power socket 5 YPbPr/YCbCr input connector 11 KensingtonTM lock port 6 Composite video input connector 12 Dust filter inlets MENU POWE R LAMP TEMP SYNC SOUR C 5 3 2 1 4 7 6 8 (MHL) 2 1 S.VIDEO Y Pb Pr VIDEO VGA!IN! RS 232 AUDIO IN 11 4 1 2 3 5 6 7 8 9 10 12 12
4 English Control Panel # Icon Function Description 1 POWER Power Indicator LED 2 LAMP Lamp Indicator LED 3 TEMP Temp Indicator LED 4 RESYNC Automatically synchronizes the projector to the input source. 5 SOURCE Changes the active source. 6 POWER See the contents in "Turning the Projector On/Off" section. 7 Empowering key Unique Acer functions: e3D, eView, eTimer, ePower Management. 8 MENU • Press "MENU" to launch the Onscreen display (OSD) menu, back to the previous step for the OSD menu operation or exit the OSD menu. • Confirm your selection of items. 9 Four directional select keys Use to select items or make adjustments to your selection. 10 Keystone Adjusts the image to compensate for distortion caused by tilting the projector (± 40 degrees). RESYNC MENU SOURCE TEMP LAMP POWER 3 2 1 5 8 4 6 7 10 9
5 English Remote Control Layout # Icon Function Description 1 Infrared transmitter Sends signals to the projector. 2 POWER Refer to the "Turning the Projector On/Off" section. 3 3D Press "3D" to select 3D models. 4 HIDE Momentarily turns off the video. Press "HIDE" to hide the image, press again to display the image. 5 ASPECT RATIO To choose the desired aspect ratio (Auto, 4:3, 16:9, L.Box). 6 SOURCE Changes the active source. 7 RESYNC Automatically synchronizes the projector to the input source. 8 MUTE To turn on/off the volume. 9 ZOOM Zooms the projector display in or out. 10 Empowering key Unique Acer functions: e3D, eView, eTimer, ePower Management. 11 MENU • Press "MENU" to launch the Onscreen display (OSD) menu, back to the previous step for the OSD menu operation or exit the OSD menu. • Confirm your selection of items. 12 KEYSTONE Adjusts the image to compensate for distortion caused by tilting the projector (± 40 degrees). 3 6 8 10 12 18 17 21 23 25 27 4 19 1 5 7 9 11 13 15 16 20 22 24 26 2 14
6 English 13 Four directional select keys Use up, down, left, right buttons to select items or make adjustments to your selection. 14 Pre./ Rewind No function. Enter/ Play/ Pause No function. Back/Stop No function. Next/Fast forward No function. 15 KeyPad 0~9 Press "0~9" to input a password in the "Security settings". 16 PgUp/PgDn For computer mode only. Use this button to select the next or previous page. This function is only available when USB Ctrl connector(USB type B) is connected to a computer via a USB cable. 17 COMPONENT Press "COMPONENT" to change source to Component video. This connection supports YPbPr (480p/576p/720p/1080p) and YCbCr (480i/576i/1080i). 18 VIDEO To change source to COMPOSITE VIDEO. 19 VGA Press "VGA" to change source to the VGA connector. This connector supports analog RGB, YPbPr (480p/576p/720p/ 1080i), YCbCr (480i/576i) and RGBsync. 20 S-VIDEO To change source to S-Video. 21 SD/USB A No function. 22 USB B No function. 23 HDMI/DVI To change source to HDMI™ or MHL (HDMI 2/MHL connector only). (no DVI function) 24 LAN/WiFi No function. # Icon Function Description
7 English MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) Control # Icon Component Description 1 Long pressing to trigger the MHL control mode. 2 MUTE To turn on/off the volume. 3 RESYNC Press to select the three MHL control modes. (Navigation/ Multi-Media/Numeric) 4 MENU Press to launch the root memu. (only for Navigation mode) 5 Volume Down/ Volume Up Decreases/Increases the volume. (only for Multi-Media mode) 6 Direction Keys Use up, down, left, right buttons to select items or make adjustments to your selection. (only for Navigation mode) 7 Play/Pause Toggles between playback and pause. (only for Multi-Media mode) Select To select the file. (only for Navigation mode) 8 Exit To exit the file. (only for Navigation mode) 9 Backward Scans backward during the file playback. (only for Multi-Media mode) 10 Forward Scans forward through the file playback. (only for Multi-Media mode) 11 KeyPad 0~9 Number buttons. (only for Numeric mode) 12 PgUp/PgDn Use the button to select the next or previous page. (only for Navigation mode) 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 1 3 2
8 English Getting Started Connecting the Projector # Description # Description 1 Power cord 7 Audio cable Jack/Jack 2 USB cable 8 VGA to component/HDTV adapter 3 HDMI cable 9 3 RCA component cable 4 S-Video cable 10 RS232 cable 5 Composite video cable 11 Audio cable Jack/RCA 6 VGA cable 12 MHL cable (MicroUSB to HDMI) (MHL) 2 1 S.VIDEO Y Pb Pr VIDEO VGA!IN! RS 232 AUDIO IN HDMI HDMI 3 RS232 RS232 10 RS232 D-Sub D-Sub 6 7 R B G 9 G B R HDTV adapter 8 9 R B G R B G R W 11 Y Y 5 4 1 2 USB U S B HDMI 12 USB MHL Video Output S-Video Output DVD player DVD player, Set-up Box, HDTV receiver
9 English Note: To ensure the projector works well with your computer, please make sure the timing of the display mode is compatible with the projector. Note: USB cable needs powered extender if the length is over 5 m.
10 English Turning the Projector On/Off Turning on the Projector 1 Ensure that the power cord and signal cable are securely connected. The Power indicator LED will flash red. 2 Turn on the projector by pressing "Power" button on the control panel, and the Power indicator LED will turn blue. 3 Turn on your source (computer, notebook, video player ,etc.). The projector will detect your source automatically. • If the screen displays "Lock" and "Source" icons, it means the projector is locked onto a specific source type and there is no such type of input signal detected. • If the screen displays "No Signal", please make sure the signal cables are securely connected. • If you connect to multiple sources at the same time, use the "Source" button on either control panel or the remote control or direct source key on the remote control to switch between inputs. MEN U POW ER LAM P TEM P SYN C SOU RC Power button
11 English Turning the projector off 1 To turn the projector off, press the power button. This message appears: "Please press the power button again to complete the shutdown process." Press the power button again. 2 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. (only supported under "Instant Resume" mode) 3 As long as the power cord remains plugged in, you can press the power button to turn the projector immediately back on anytime during the 2- minute shutdown process. (only supported under "Instant Resume" mode) 4 Once the system has finished cooling, the LED power indicator will stop blinking and turn solid red to indicate standby mode. 5 It is now safe to unplug the power cord. Warning indicators: • "Projector Overheated. Lamp will automatically turn off soon." This onscreen message indicates that the projector has overheated. The lamp with automatically turn off, the projector will automatically shut down, and the LED temp indicator will turn solid red. Contact your local dealer or service center. • "Fan failed. Lamp will automatically turn off soon." This onscreen message indicates that the fan has failed. The lamp will automatically turn off, the projector will automatically shut down, and the LED temp indicator will blink. Contact your local dealer or service center. Note: Whenever the projector automatically shuts down and the LED lamp indicator turns solid red, contact your local reseller or service center.
12 English Adjusting the Projected Image Adjusting the Height of Projected Image The projector is equipped with tilt adjusting wheels for adjusting the height of image. To raise/lower the image: Use Tilt adjusting wheels to fine-tune the display angle. Tilt adjusting wheel
13 English 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. Example: If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 80" and 87". Note: Remind as below figure, the space of 122 cm height is required when located at 3 m distance. Figure: Fixed distance with different zoom and screen size. 87" 80" 80" 0 A C B Height: 122 cm from base to top of image Height: 112 cm 3 m Desired Distance Max screen size Min screen size
14 English Desired Distance (m) <A> Screen size Top Screen size Top (Min zoom) (Max zoom) Diagonal (inch) <B> W (cm) x H (cm) From base to top of image (cm) <C> Diagonal (inch) <B> W (cm) x H (cm) From base to top of image (cm) <C> 1 27 59 x 33 37 29 65 x 36 41 1.5 40 88 x 50 56 44 97 x 54 61 2 53 118 x 66 74 58 129 x 73 82 2.5 66 147 x 83 93 73 161 x 91 102 3 80 176 x 99 112 87 194 x 109 122 3.5 93 206 x 116 130 102 226 x 127 143 4 106 235 x 132 149 117 258 x 145 163 4.5 120 265 x 149 167 131 290 x 163 184 5 133 294 x 165 186 146 323 x 181 204 6 159 353 x 199 223 175 387 x 218 245 7 186 412 x 232 260 204 452 x 254 286 8 213 471 x 265 298 233 516 x 290 326 9 239 529 x 298 335 262 581 x 327 367 10 266 588 x 331 372 291 645 x 363 408 10.3 274 606 x 341 383 300 665 x 374 420 Zoom Ratio: 1.1x
15 English 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. Example: to obtain an image size of 50" set the projector at a distance 1.7 m and 1.9 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly. A C D B 60" Desired image size Height: 70 cm from base to top of image Desired Distance 1.7 m 1.9 m
16 English Desired Image Size Distance (m) Top (cm) Diagonal (inch) <A> W (cm) x H (cm) Max zoom <B> Min zoom <C> From base to top of image <D> 30 66 x 37 1.0 1.1 42 40 89 x 50 1.4 1.5 56 50 111 x 62 1.7 1.9 70 60 133 x 75 2.1 2.3 84 70 155 x 87 2.4 2.6 98 80 177 x 100 2.7 3.0 112 90 199 x 112 3.1 3.4 126 100 221 x 125 3.4 3.8 140 120 266 x 149 4.1 4.5 168 150 332 x 187 5.1 5.6 210 180 398 x 224 6.2 6.8 252 200 443 x 249 6.9 7.5 280 250 553 x 311 8.6 9.4 350 300 664 x 374 10.3 *** 420 Zoom Ratio: 1.1x
17 English User Controls Installation menu The installation menu provides an onscreen display (OSD) for projector installation and maintenance. Use the OSD only when the message "No signal input" is displayed on the screen. The menu options include settings and adjustments for screen size and distance, focus, keystone correction and more . 1 Turn on the projector by pressing "Power" button on the control pad. 2 Press the menu button on the control pad to launch the OSD for projector installation and maintenance. 3 The background pattern acts as a guide to adjusting the calibration and alignment settings, such as screen size and distance, focus and more . 4 The Installation menu includes the following options: •Projection Mode •Projection Location •Auto Keystone settings •Manual Keystone settings •Language settings •Reset to factory default function Use the up and down arrow keys to select an option, the left and right arrow keys to adjust selected option settings, and the right arrow key to enter a submenu for feature setting. The new settings will be saved automatically upon exiting the menu. 5 Push the menu button anytime to exit the menu and return to the Acer welcome screen.
18 English Acer Empowering Technology Acer Empowering Key provide four Acer unique functions, they are "Acer eView Management", "Acer eTimer Management", "Acer ePower Management" and "Acer e3D Management respectively. Press " " key to launch the Onscreen display main menu to modify its function. When the Empowering Menu is displayed, use the " " key to select the main menu. Acer eView Management "Acer eView Management" is for display mode selection. Please refer to Onscreen Display Menus section for more detail. Acer eTimer Management "Acer eTimer Management" provides the reminding function for presentation time control. Please refer to Onscreen Display Menus section for more detail. Acer ePower Management "Acer ePower Management" provides user one shortcut to save the projector life. Please refer to Onscreen Display section for more detail. Acer e3D Management "Acer e3D Management" provides the 3D functions. Please refer to Onscreen Display Menus section for more detail.
19 English 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 or control panel. • When the OSD is displayed, use the keys to select any item in the main menu. After selecting the desired main menu item, press to enter submenu for feature setting. • Use the keys to select the desired item and adjust the settings by using the keys. • Select the next item to be adjusted in the submenu and adjust as described above. • Press "MENU" on the remote control or control panel, the screen will return to the main menu. • To exit OSD, press "MENU" on the remote control or control panel again. The OSD menu will close and the projector will automatically save the new settings. Main menu Sub menu Setting
20 English Color Display Mode There are many factory presets optimized for various types of images. • Bright: For brightness optimization. • Standard: For common environment. • Movie: For brighter and general movie/video/photo playing. • Dark Cinema: For dark movie content. • Game: For game content. • Sports: For sport picture. • User: Memorize user's settings. Wall color Use this function to choose a proper color according to the wall. There are several choices, including white, light yellow, light blue, pink, dark green. It will compensate the color deviation due to the wall color to show the correct image tone. Brightness Adjust the brightness of the image. • Press to darken image. • Press to lighten the image. Contrast "Contrast" controls the difference between the lightest and darkest parts of the picture. Adjusting the contrast changes the amount of black and white in the image. • Press to decrease the contrast. • Press to increase the contrast. Saturation Adjusts a video image from black and white to fully saturated color. • Press to decrease the amount of color in the image. • Press to increase the amount of color in the image. Tint Adjusts the color balance of red and green. • Press to increase the amount of green in the image. • Press to increase the amount of red in the image.
21 English Note: "Saturation" and "Tint" functions are not supported under computer or HDMI mode. Color Temperature Mode Use this function to choose CT1 (5500K), CT2 (6500K, Native), CT3 (7500K), User mode. R Gain Adjusts the red gain for color temperature optimization. G Gain Adjusts the green gain for color temperature optimization. B Gain Adjusts the blue gain for color temperature optimization. R Bias Adjusts the red bias for color temperature optimization. G Bias Adjusts the green bias for color temperature optimization. B Bias Adjusts the blue bias for color temperature optimization. Dynamic Black Choose "On" to automatically optimize the display of dark movie scenes enabling them to be shown in incredible detail. Gamma Effects the representation of dark scenery. With greater gamma value, dark scenery looks brighter. Advanced Ind. Color Management Adjusts the red, green, blue, cyan, yellow and magenta colors. Ind. Hue Adjusts the color balance of red and green. Ind. Saturation Adjusts the selected color to be less or more saturated color. Ind. Gain Adjusts the selected color's contrast. Brilliant Color Produces an expanded on-screen color spectrum that delivers enhanced color saturation for bright, true-to-life images. White Peaking Increases the brightness of whites that are near 100%. (video sources only) Film Mode Sets the image optimized to 24-frame True Film mode. Noise Reduction Adjusts signal noise reduction."0" means the noise reduction is off, ">0" increase noise reduction. Black Extension This ensures optimum black level for each analog source.
22 English Image Projection Mode • Front: The factory default setting. • Rear: Reverses the image so you can project from behind a translucent screen. Projection Location • Auto: Automatically adjusts projection location of image. • Desktop • Ceiling: Turns the image upside down for ceiling-mounted projection. Aspect Ratio Use this function to choose your desired aspect ratio. • Auto: Keep the image with original width-higth ratio and maxi mize the image to fit native horizontal or vertical pixels. • 4:3: The image will be scaled to fit the screen and displayed using a 4:3 ratio. • 16:9: The image will be scaled to fit the width of the screen and the height adjusted to display the image using a 16:9 ratio. • L.Box: Keep original signal aspect ratio and zoom in by 1.333 times. Auto Keystone Automatically adjusts vertical image. Manual Keystone Adjust image distortion caused by tilting projection. (±40 degrees) <Note> The Manual Keystone function is unavailable under Auto Keystone setting to "On". Sharpeness Adjusts the sharpness of the image. • Press to decrease the sharpness. • Press to increase the sharpness. H. Position (Horizontal position) • Press to move the image left. • Press to move the image right.
23 English Note: "H. Position", "V. Position", "Frequency" and "Tracking" functions are not supported under HDMI or Video mode. Note: "HDMI Color Range" and "HDMI Scan Info" functions are only supported under HDMI mode. V. Position (Vertical position) • Press to move the image down. • Press to move the image up. Frequency "Frequency" changes the projector's refresh rate to match the frequency of your computer’s graphics card. If you can see a vertical flickering bar in the projected image, use this function to make the necessary adjustments. Tracking Synchronizes the signal timing of the projector with the graphics card. If you experience an unstable or flickering image, use this function to correct it. HDMI Color Range Adjust the color range of the HDMI image data to correct color display error. • Auto: Automatically adjust by information from player. • Limited Range: Prosess the input image as limited color range data. • Full Range: Prosess the input image as full color range data. HDMI Scan Info Adjust the overscan ratio of the HDMI image on screen. • Auto: Automatically adjust by information from player. • Underscan: Always no overscan on HDMI image. • Overscan: Always keep overscan on HDMI image.
24 English Setting Startup Screen Use this function to select your desired startup screen. If you change the setting, the changes will take effect when you exit the OSD menu. • Acer: The default startup screen of your Acer projector. • User: Use memorize picture from "Screen Capture" function. Screen Capture Use this function to customize the startup screen. To capture the image that you want to use as the startup screen, follow the instructions below. Notice: Before proceeding with the following steps, make sure that the "Keystone" is set to the default value 0 and the aspect ratio is set to 4:3. For details, refer to the "Image" section. • Change the "Startup Screen" from the default setting "Acer" to "User". • Press "Screen Capture" to customize the startup screen. • A dialog box appears to confirm the action. Choose "Yes" to use the current image as your customized startup screen. The capture range is the red rectangular area. Choose "No" to cancel the screen capture and exit the onscreen display (OSD). • A message appears, stating that the screen capture is in progress. • When the screen capture is finished, the message disappears and the original display is shown. • The customized startup screen, as shown below, takes effect when there is a new input signal or when you restart the projector. Closed Caption Selects a preferred closed captioning mode from CC1, CC2, CC3, CC4, (CC1 displays captions in the primary language in your area). Select "Off" to turn off the captioning feature. This function is only available when a composite video or S-Video input signal is selected and its system format is NTSC. <Note> Set your screen aspect ratio to 4:3. This function is not available when the aspect ratio is "16:9" or "Auto" . Reset Press the button and choose "Yes" to return the parameters on all menus to the factory default settings.
25 English Security Security This projector provides a useful security function for the administrator to manage usage of the projector . Press to change the "Security" setting. If the security function is enabled, your must enter the "Administrator Password" first before changing the security settings. • Select "On" to enable the security function. The user has to enter a password to operate the projector. Please refer to the "User Password" section for details. • If "Off" is selected, then the user can turn on the projector without password. Timeout(Min.) Once "Security" is activated to "On", the administrator can set timeout function. • Press or to select the timeout interval. • The range is from 10 minute to 990 minutes. • When the time is up, the projector will prompt the user to enter the password again. • The factory default setting of "Timeout(Min.)" is "Off". • Once the security function is enabled, the projector will request user to enter password when switch on the projector . Both "User Password" and "Administrator Password" can be accepted for this dialogue. User Password • Press to setup or change the "User Password". • Press number keys to set your password on the remote control and press "MENU" to confirm. • Press to delete character. • Enter the password when you see "Confirm Password" displayed. • The password should be between 4 and 8 characters long. • If you select "Request password only when plugging the power cord in.", the projector will prompt the user to enter the password every time the power cord is plugged. • If you select "Always request password while projector turns on.", the user has to enter the password every time when the projector is turned on.
26 English Management Administrator Password The "Administrator Password" can be used in both the "Enter Administrator Password" and "Enter Password" dialog boxes. • Press to change the "Administrator Password". • The factory default of "Administrator Password" is "1234". If you forgot your administrator password, do the following to retrieve the administrator password: • An unique 6-digit "Universal Password" which is printed on the Security Card (please check accessory in the box). This unique password is the number which will be accepted by projector anytime no matter what the Administrator Password is. • If losing this security card and number, please contact with an Acer service center. Lock 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. Choose "OFF" to unlock startup screen. 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. Turn Off Mode • Instant Off: Shuts down the projector without fan cooling. • Instant Resume: Resumes the system when the Power button is pressed again within 2 minutes. Auto Shutdown The projector will automatically shutdown when there is no signal input after the allocated time. (default is 120 minutes) Lamp Hour Elapse Displays the lamp’s elapsed operating time (in hours). Lamp Reminding Activate this function to display a reminder to change the lamp 30 hours before its expected end-of-life. Lamp Hour Reset Press the button and choose "Yes" to turn the lamp hour counter to 0 hours.
27 English Audio 3D Volume • Press to decrease the volume. • Press to increase the volume. Mute • Choose "On" to mute the volume. • Choose "Off" to restore the volume. Power On/Off Volume Select this function to adjust the notification volume when turning the projector on/off. Alarm Volume Select this function to adjust the volume of any warning notifications. 3D 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.
28 English Note: It needs correct settings on graphic card 3D application program for correct 3D display. Note: The SW players, such as Stereoscopic Player and DDD TriDef Media Player can support 3D format files. You can download these three players on web page below, - Stereoscopic Player (Trial): http://www.3dtv.at/Downloads/Index_en.aspx - DDD TriDef Media Player (Trial): http://www.tridef.com/download/TriDef-3-D-Experience-4.0.2.html Note: "3D L/R Invert" is only available when 3D is enabled. Note: There has reminder screen if 3D still enable when power on projector. Please adjust setting depended on your purpose. 2D to 3D 2D to 3D Support most of the 2D contents. Choose "On" to enable 2D to 3D function supported by DLP 3D technology. Please use DLP 3D glasses to have correct performance. <Note> "2D to 3D" is only supported under HDMI mode. Mode Choose mode of "Photo", "Movie" and "User" as your prefered 3D setting. Convergence Choose convergrence effect of "Inward", "Middle" and "Outword" as your preferred 3D setting in "User" mode. Depth Choose depth effect of "Low", "Middle" and "Strong" as your prefered 3D setting in "User" mode. 3D Format Adjust the 3D format to display 3D content correctly. <Note> "Frame Packing" is only supported under HDMI mode. 3D L/R Invert If you see a discrete or overlapping image while wearing DLP 3D glasses, you may need to execute "Invert" to get best match of left/right image sequence to get the correct image (for DLP 3D). 3D Warning Message Choose "On" to display the 3D warning message.
29 English Language Language Choose the multilingual OSD menu. Use the or key to select your preferred menu language. • Press to confirm the selection.
30 English 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 1 No image appears onscreen • Connected as described in the "Getting Started" section. • Ensure none of the connector pins are bent or broken. • Check if the projector lamp has been securely installed. Please refer to the "Replacing the Lamp" section. • Make sure you have removed the lens cap and the projector is switched on. 2 Partial, scrolling or incorrectly displayed image (for PC (Windows 2000/XP/Vista/ Windows 7)) • Press "RESYNC" on the remote control or control panel. • For an incorrectly displayed image: • Open "My Computer," open the "Control Panel," and then double-click the "Display" icon. • Select the "Settings" tab. • Verify that your display resolution setting is lower than or equal to 1080p (1920 x 1080). • Click the "Advanced Properties" button. If the problem still appears, change the monitor display you are using and follow the steps below: • Verify that the resolution setting is lower than or equal to 1080p (1920 x 1080). • Click the "Change" button under the "Monitor" tab. • Click "Show all devices". Next, select "Standard monitor types" under the SP box, and choose the resolution mode you need under the "Models" box. • Verify that the resolution setting of the monitor display is lower than or equal to 1080p (1920 x 1080).
31 English 3 Partial, scrolling or incorrectly displayed image (For notebooks) • Press "RESYNC" on the remote control or control panel. • For an incorrectly displayed image: • Follow the steps for item 2 (above) to adjust the resolution of your computer. • 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] • If you experience difficulty changing resolutions or your monitor freezes, restart all equipment including the projector. 4 The screen of the notebook computer is not displaying your presentation • If you are using a Microsoft® Windows® based notebook: Some notebook PCs may deactivate their own screens when a second display device is in use. Each has a different way to be reactivated. Refer to your computer's manual for detailed information. • If you are using an Apple® Mac® OS based notebook: In System Preferences, open Display and select Video Mirroring "On". 5 Image is unstable or flickering • Adjust the "Tracking" to correct it. Refer to the "Image" section for more information. • Change the display color depth settings on your computer. 6 Image has vertical flickering bar • Use "Frequency" to make an adjustment. Refer to the "Image" section for more information. • Check and reconfigure the display mode of your graphics card to make it compatible with the projector. 7 Image is out of focus • Make sure the lens cap is removed. • Adjusts the focus ring on the projector lens. • Make sure the projection screen is within the required distance of 3.3 to 33.8 feet (1.0 to 10.3 meters) from the projector. Refer to the "How to Get a Preferred Image Size by Adjusting Distance and Zoom" section for more information. 8 Image is stretched when displaying a "widescreen" DVD title When you play a DVD encoded in anamorphic or 16:9 aspect ratio you may need to adjust the following settings: • If you play a 4:3 format DVD title, please change the format to 4:3 in the projector OSD. • If the image is still stretched, you will also need to adjust the aspect ratio. Set up the display format to 16:9 (wide) aspect ratio on your DVD player. • If you play an Letterbox(LBX) format DVD title, please change the format to Letterbox(LBX) in the projector OSD.
32 English 9 Image is too small or too large • Adjust the zoom lever on the top of the projector. • Move the projector closer to or further from the screen. • Press "MENU" on the remote control. Go to "Image - -> Aspect Ratio" and try different settings or press"Aspect Ratio" on the remote control to adjust directly. 10 Image has slanted sides • If possible, reposition the projector so that it is centered on the screen. • Press the "Keystone / " button on the remote control until the sides are vertical. • Press "MENU" on the remote control. Go to "Image - -> Auto Keystone" and choose "Off" on the OSD, if "Keystone" button is not available on the remote control. 11 Image is reversed • Select "Image --> Projection" on the OSD and adjust the projection direction.
33 English OSD Messages # Condition Message Reminder 1 Message Fan Fail - the system fan is not working. Projector Overheated - the projector has exceeded its recommended operating temperature and must be allowed to cool down before it may be used. Replace the lamp - the lamp is about to reach its maximum lifetime. Prepare to replace it soon.
34 English Problems with the Projector # Condition Solution 1 The projector stops responding to all controls If possible, turn off the projector, then unplug the power cord and wait at least 30 seconds before reconnecting power. 2 Lamp burns out or makes a popping sound When the lamp reaches the end of its useful life, it will burn out and may make a loud popping sound. If this happens, the projector will not turn on until the lamp module has been replaced. To replace the lamp, follow the procedures in the "Replacing the Lamp" section.
35 English LED & Alarm Definition Listing LED Messages Message Lamp LED Temp LED Power LED Red Red Red Blue Standby (power cord plugged in) -- -- V -- Power button ON -- -- -- V Lamp retry -- -- -- Quick flashing Turning off (cooling state) -- -- Quick flashing -- Turning off (cooling completed) -- -- V -- Error (thermal failure) -- V -- V Error (fan lock failure) -- Quick flashing -- V Error (lamp breakdown) V -- -- V Error (color Wheel fail) Quick flashing -- -- V
36 English 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: 1 Turn the projector off. Wait for the Power LED to stop flashing then unplug the power cord. 2 Allow the projector at least 30 mins to cool down. 3 Pull out the dust filter. (Illustration #1, 2) 4 To clean the dust filters, use a small vacuum cleaner designed for computers and other office equipment. 5 If the dirt is difficult to remove or the filter is broken, please contact your local dealer or service center to obtain a new filter. RE SY NC M EN U SO UR CE PO W ER LA M P TE M P 2 RE SY NC M EN U SO UR CE PO W ER LA M P TE M P 1
37 English 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!" When you see this message, change the lamp as soon as possible. Make sure the projector has been cooling down for at least 30 minutes before changing the lamp. Warning: The lamp compartment is hot! Allow it to cool down before changing the lamp. 6 7 5 4 RES YNC MEN U SOU RC TEM P LAM P POW ER 1 2 3
38 English To Change the Lamp 1 Turn off the projector by pressing the power button. 2 Allow the projector at least 30 mins to cool down. 3 Disconnect the power cord. 4 Open the screw cover on the right side of the projector. (Illustration #1) 5 Use a screwdriver to loosen the screw on the right side of the projector. (Illustration #2) 6 Push and slide the top cover (Illustration #3) and then open the top cover. (Illustration #4) 7 Loosen two screws on the lamp module (Illustration #5) and pull up the lamp bar. (Illustration #6) 8 Pull out the lamp module by force. (Illustration #7) To replace the lamp module, reverse the previous step. Warning: To reduce the risk of personal injury, do not drop the lamp module or touch the lamp bulb. The bulb may shatter and cause injury if it is dropped.
39 English Ceiling Mount Installation If you wish to install the projector using a ceiling mount, please refer to the steps below: 1 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. 2 Secure the ceiling rod using the appropriate type of four-cylinder screws. 2 0 m m 1 3 m m 8.4 mm 130 mm 4 9 . 9 m m Short Rod Ceiling Mount Base - Attach to ceiling Screw Type A 50 mm length / 8 mm diameter - Long Rod Extension Rod Long Cylinder Cap Tightening Screw Medium Rod Allen Key - For tightening/loosening
40 English 3 Use the appropriate number of screws for the projector size to attach the projector to the ceiling mount bracket. Note: It is recommended that you keep a reasonable space between the bracket and the projector to allow for proper heat distribution. Use two washers for extra support, if deemed necessary. 4 Attach the ceiling bracket to the ceiling rod. - Smaller Washer Projector Bracket Large Washer Supports projector and allows for adjustments Screw Type B Spacer - For heat dissipation - Screw Type A 50 mm length/ 8mmdiameter Large cylinder cap Allen Key Tightening Screw - For tightening/loosening
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