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  • Brand: Acer
  • Product: Projector
  • Model/name: H5370BD
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Acer Projector
H5370BD/E131D/HE-711J Series
User's Guide
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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
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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
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affixed to your projector. All correspondence concerning your unit should include the serial
number, model number and purchase information.
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without the prior written permission of Acer Incorporated.
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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."
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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.
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• 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.
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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
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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.
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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.”
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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".
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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24
26
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Language
Language Choose the multilingual OSD menu. Use the or key
to select your preferred menu language.
• Press to confirm the selection.
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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).
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Ceiling Mount Base
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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
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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.
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Smaller Washer
Projector Bracket
Large Washer
Supports projector and allows
for adjustments
Screw Type B
Spacer
- For heat dissipation
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50 mm length/
8mmdiameter
Large cylinder cap
Allen Key
Tightening Screw
- For tightening/loosening

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