Acer LCD Monitor
User Guide
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Acer LCD Monitor User Guide
Original Issue: 03/2012
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Information for your safety and
comfort
Safety instructions
Read these instructions carefully. Keep this document for future reference.
Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product.
Special notes on LCD monitors
The following are normal with the LCD monitor and do not indicate a problem.
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Due to the nature of the fluorescent light, the screen may flicker during
initial use. Turn off the power switch and then turn it on again to make
sure the flicker disappears.
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You may find slightly uneven brightness on the screen depending on the
desktop pattern you use.
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The LCD screen has 99.99% or more effective pixels. It may include
blemishes of 0.01% or less such as a missing pixel or a pixel lit all the time.
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Due to the nature of the LCD screen, an afterimage of the previous screen
may remain after switching the image, when the same image is displayed
for hours. In this case, the screen is recovered slowly by changing the image
or turning off the power switch for a few hours.
Cleaning your monitor
Please carefully follow these guidelines when cleaning the monitor:
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Always unplug the monitor before cleaning.
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Use a soft cloth to wipe the screen and cabinet front and sides.
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Accessibility
Be sure that the power outlet you plug the power cord into is easily accessible
and located as close to the equipment operator as possible. When you need to
disconnect power from the equipment, be sure to unplug the power cord from
the electrical outlet.
Safe listening
To protect your hearing, follow these instructions.
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Gradually increase the volume until you can hear it clearly and comfortably
and without distortion.
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After setting the volume level, do not increase it after your ears have
adjusted.
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Limit the amount of time listening to music at high volume.
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Avoid turning up the volume to block out noisy surroundings.
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Turn the volume down if you can't hear people speaking near you.
Warnings
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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.
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 internal
devices.
The adapter is only used for this monitor ,do not be used for other purposes.
Your device uses one of the following power supplies:
Manufacturer: Asian Power Devices Inc., Model: DA-40A19
Manufacturer: Delta Electronics Inc., Model: ADP-40PH BB
Using electrical power
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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
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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 power cord 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 power cord 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.
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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, type
SPT-2, rated 7 A 125 V minimum, VDE approved or its equivalent, 4.6
meters (15 feet) maximum length.
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:
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the power cord or plug is damaged, cut or frayed
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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
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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.
Potentially explosive environments
Switch off your device in any area with a potentially explosive atmosphere and
obey all signs and instructions. Potentially explosive atmospheres include areas
where you would normally be advised to turn off your vehicle engine. Sparks in
such areas could cause an explosion or fire resulting in bodily injury or even
death. Switch off the device near gas pumps at service stations. Observe
restrictions on the use of radio equipment in fuel depots, storage and
distribution areas; chemical plants; or where blasting operations are in progress.
Areas with a potentially explosive atmosphere are often, but not always,
marked. They include below deck on boats, chemical transfer or storage
facilities, vehicles using liquefied petroleum gas (such as propane or butane),
and areas where the air contains chemicals or particles such as grain, dust or
metal powders.
Additional safety information
Your device and its enhancements may contain small parts. Keep them out of
the reach of small children.
IT Equipment Recycling Information
Acer is strongly committed to environmental protection and views recycling, in
the form of salvaging and disposal of used equipment, as one of the company's
top priorities in minimizing the burden placed on the environment.
We at Acer are very conscious of the environmental effects of our business and
strive to identify and provide the best working procedures to reduce the
environmental impact of our products.
For more information and help when recycling, please go to this website:
http://www.acer-group.com/public/Sustainability/sustainability01.htm
Visit www.acer-group.com for further information on the features and benefits
of our other products.
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
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LCD pixel statement
The LCD unit is produced with high-precision manufacturing techniques.
Nevertheless, some pixels may occasionally misfire or appear as black or
red dots. This has no effect on the recorded image and does not constitute
a malfunction.
This product has been shipped enabled for power management:
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Activate display’s Sleep mode within 15 minutes of user inactivity.
Activate computer’s Sleep mode within 30 minutes of user inactivity.
Wake the computer from Sleep mode by pushing the power button.
Tips and information for comfortable use
Computer users may complain of eyestrain and headaches after prolonged use.
Users are also at risk of physical injury after long hours of working in front of a
computer. Long work periods, bad posture, poor work habits, stress,
inadequate working conditions, personal health and other factors greatly
increase the risk of physical injury.
Incorrect computer usage may lead to carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis,
tenosynovitis or other musculoskeletal disorders. The following symptoms may
appear in the hands, wrists, arms, shoulders, neck or back:
numbness, or a burning or tingling sensation
aching, soreness or tenderness
pain, swelling or throbbing
stiffness or tightness
coldness or weakness
If you have these symptoms, or any other recurring or persistent discomfort
and/or pain related to computer use, consult a physician immediately and
inform your company's health and safety department.
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The following section provides tips for more comfortable computer use.
Finding your comfort zone
Find your comfort zone by adjusting the viewing angle of the monitor, using a
footrest, or raising your sitting height to achieve maximum comfort. Observe
the following tips:
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refrain from staying too long in one fixed posture
avoid slouching forward and/or leaning backward
stand up and walk around regularly to remove the strain on your leg
muscles
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Taking care of your vision
Long viewing hours, wearing incorrect glasses or contact lenses, glare, excessive
room lighting, poorly focused screens, very small typefaces and low-contrast
displays could stress your eyes. The following sections provide suggestions on
how to reduce eyestrain.
Eyes
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Rest your eyes frequently.
Give your eyes regular breaks by looking away from the monitor and
focusing on a distant point.
Blink frequently to keep your eyes from drying out.
Display
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Keep your display clean.
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Keep your head at a higher level than the top edge of the display so your
eyes point downward when looking at the middle of the display.
Adjust the display brightness and/or contrast to a comfortable level for
enhanced text readability and graphics clarity.
Eliminate glare and reflections by:
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placing your display in such a way that the side faces the window or
any light source
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minimizing room light by using drapes, shades or blinds
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using a glare-reduction filter
using a task light
changing the display's viewing angle
using a display visor, such as a piece of cardboard extended from the
display's top front edge
Avoid adjusting your display to an awkward viewing angle.
Avoid looking at bright light sources, such as open windows, for extended
periods of time.
Developing good work habits
Develop the following work habits to make your computer use more relaxing
and productive:
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Take short breaks regularly and often.
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Perform some stretching exercises.
Breathe fresh air as often as possible.
Exercise regularly and maintain a healthy body.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
UNPACKING............................................................................................ 1
ATTACHING / REMOVING THE BASE..................................................... 2
SCREEN POSITION ADJUSTMENT .......................................................... 2
CONNECTING THE POWER CORD.......................................................... 3
SAFETY PRECAUTION............................................................................. 3
CLEANING YOUR MONITOR .................................................................. 3
POWER SAVING...................................................................................... 4
DDC......................................................................................................... 4
CONNECTOR PIN ASSIGNMENT............................................................. 5
STANDARD TIMING TABLE .................................................................... 7
INSTALLATION........................................................................................ 8
USER CONTROLS .................................................................................... 9
TROUBLESHOOTING ............................................................................ 15
UNPACKING
Please check the following items are present when you unpack the box, and
save the packing materials in case you will need to ship or transport the
monitor in future.
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AC Power Cord
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AC Adapter
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LCD Monitor
D-Sub Cable
(Optional)
User Manual
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DVI Cable (Optional)
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Quick Start Guide
LCD monitor
EN-1
ATTACHING / REMOVING THE BASE
Note: Remove the monitor and monitor base from its packaging.
Carefully place the monitor face-down on a stable surface -- use a
cloth to avoid scratching the screen.
2.
1.
Attach the monitor stand arm to the Ensure that the base is locked onto the
monitor stand arm.
base.
b
D-Su
DVI
I
HDM
DC
IN
b
D-Su
DVI
I
HDM
DC
IN
SCREEN POSITION ADJUSTMENT
In order to optimize the best viewing position, you can adjust the tilt of the
monitor by using both of your hands to hold the edges of the monitor as
shown in the figure below.
The monitor can be adjusted to 15 degrees up or 5 degrees down as indicated
by arrow below.
EN-2
CONNECTING THE POWER CORD
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Check first to make sure that the power cord you use is the correct type
required for your area.
This monitor has a universal power supply that allows operation in either
100/120V AC or 220/240 V AC voltage area. No user-adjustment is required.
Plug one end of the AC power cord to the adapter, and plug the other end
into an AC outlet.
For unit using at 120 V AC:
Use a UL Listed Cord Set, Type SVT wire and plug rated 10 A/125 V.
For unit using at 220/240 V AC (outside of U.S.):
Use a Cord Set consisting of H05VV-F cord and plug rated 10 A, 250 V. The
cord set should have the appropriate safety approvals for the country in
which the equipment will be installed.
SAFETY PRECAUTION
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Avoid placing the monitor, or any other heavy object, on the power cord
to avoid damage to the cable.
Do not expose the monitor to rain, excessive moisture, or dust.
Do not cover the ventilation slots or openings of the monitor. Always put
the monitor in a place where there is adequate ventilation.
Avoid placing the monitor against a bright background or where sun-light
or other light sources may reflect on the face of the monitor. Place the
monitor just below eye level.
Handle with care when transporting the monitor.
Refrain from giving shock or scratch to the screen, as screen is fragile.
CLEANING YOUR MONITOR
Please carefully follow the below guidelines when cleaning the monitor.
z Always unplug the monitor before cleaning.
z Use a soft cloth to wipe the screen and cabinet front and sides.
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POWER SAVING
The monitor will be driven into Power Saving” mode by the control signal
from the display controller, as indicated by the amber-color power LED.
State
LED Light
ON
Blue
Power Saving Mode
Amber
The power saving states will be kept until a control signal has been detected
or the keyboard or mouse is activated. The recovery time from Active OFF
state back to ON state is around 3 seconds.
DDC
To make your installation easier, the monitor is able to Plug and Play with
your system if your system also supports DDC protocol. The DDC (Display Data
Channel) is a communication protocol through which the monitor
automatically informs the host system about its capabilities, for example,
supported resolutions and corresponding timing. The monitor supports
DDC2B standard.
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CONNECTOR PIN ASSIGNMENT
15-Pin Color Display Signal Cable
PIN NO.
DESCRIPTION
PIN NO.
DESCRIPTION
1.
Red
9.
+5V
2.
Green
10.
Logic Ground
3.
Blue
11.
Monitor Ground
4.
Monitor Ground
12.
DDC-Serial Data
5.
DDC-return
13.
H-Sync
6.
R-Ground
14.
V-Sync
7.
G-Ground
15.
DDC-Serial Clock
8.
B-Ground
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24-Pin Color Display Signal Cable*
PIN
Meaning
PIN
Meaning
1.
TMDS Data2-
13.
NC
2.
TMDS Data2+
14.
+5V Power
3.
TMDS Data 2/4 Shield
15.
Logic Ground
4.
NC
16.
Hot Plug Detect
5.
NC
17.
TMDS Data0-
6.
DDC Clock
18.
TMDS Data0+
7.
DDC Data
19.
TMDS Data 0/5 Shield
8.
NC
20.
NC
9.
TMDS Data1-
21.
NC
10.
TMDS Data1+
22.
TMDS Clock Shield
11.
TMDS Data 1/3 Shield
23.
TMDS Clock+
12.
NC
24.
DDC TMDS Clock-
19-Pin Color Display Signal Cable*
PIN
Meaning
PIN
Meaning
1.
TMDS Data2+
10.
TMDS Clock+
2.
TMDS Data2 Shield
11.
TMDS Clock Shield
3.
TMDS Data2-
12.
TMDS Clock-
4.
TMDS Data1+
13.
CEC
5.
TMDS Data1 Shield
14.
Reserved (N.C. on device)
6.
TMDS Data1-
15.
SCL
7.
TMDS Data0+
16.
SDA
8.
TMDS Data0 Shield
17.
DDC/CEC Ground
9.
TMDS Data0-
18.
+5V Power
19.
Hot Plug Detect
* only for certain models
EN-6
STANDARD TIMING TABLE
Mode
1
Resolution
640 x 480
60
Hz
2
MAC
640 x 480
66.66
Hz
3
VESA
720 x 400
70
Hz
4
SVGA
800 x 600
56
Hz
5
SVGA
800 x 600
60
Hz
6
XGA
1024 x 768
60
Hz
7
XGA
1024 x 768
70
Hz
8
VESA
1152 x 864
75
Hz
9
SXGA
1280 x1024
60
Hz
10
VESA
1280 x 720
60
Hz
11
WXGA
1280 x 800
60
Hz
12
WXGA+
1440 x 900
60
Hz
13
WSXGA+
1680 x 1050
60
Hz
14
UXGA
1920 x 1080
60
Hz
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UXGA
1920 x 1080
60
Hz
EN-7
INSTALLATION
To install the monitor to your host system, please follow the steps as given
below:
Steps
1. 1-1 Connect Video Cable
a. Make sure both the monitor and computer are powered-OFF.
b. Connect the VGA video cable to the computer.
1-2 Connect Digital Cable (Only Dual-input model)
a. Make sure both the monitor and computer are powered-OFF.
b. Connect one end of the 24-pin DVI cable to the back of the monitor
and connect the other end to the computer’s port.
1-3 Connect HDMI Cable (Only HDMI-input model)
a. Make sure both the monitor and computer are powered-OFF.
b. Connect the HDMI cable to the computer.
2. Connect the adapter
a. Connect the AC cord to the adapter.
b. Connect one end of the adapter to the monitor and the other end to
a properly grounded, AC outlet.
3. Power-ON Monitor and Computer
Power-ON the monitor first, then power-ON the computer.
This sequence is very important.
4. If the monitor still does not function properly, please refer to the
troubleshooting section to diagnose the problem.
DC IN
HDMI
DVI
D-Sub
DC
D-Sub
DVI
HDMI
DC IN
DVI
HDMI
EN-8
2
D-Sub
USER CONTROLS
Base Controls
Power Switch / Power LED:
To turn the monitor ON or OFF.
Lights up to indicate the power is turned ON.
W / X Minus / Plus:
If the OSD is active, press the Minus or Plus buttons to toggle between the OSD
options.
MENU OSD functions
Press this botton to activate the OSD menu.
AUTO Auto Adjust:
Press this button to activate the Auto Adjustment function. The Auto Adjustment
function is used to set the HPos, VPos, Clock and Focus.
Empowering:
Press the Empowering Key to open the Acer eColor Management OSD and access the
scenario modes.
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Acer eColor Management
Operation instructions
Step 1: Press “
” Key to open the Acer eColor Management OSD and access
the scenario modes
Step 2: Press “W“ or “X” to select the mode
Step 3: Press “ AUTO “ Key to confirm the mode and run Auto Adjust.
Features and Benefits
Main
Menu icon
Sub Menu
icon
Sub Menu
item
Description
N/A
User mode User defined. Settings can be fine-tuned to
suit any situation
N/A
ECO mode Adjusts the settings to reduce power
consumption.
N/A
Standard
mode
N/A
Grahpic
mode
N/A
Movie
mode
Default Setting. Reflects native display
capability
Enhances colors and emphasize fine detail.
Pictures and photographs appear in vibrant
colors with sharp detail.
Displays scenes in clearest detail. Presents
great visuals, even in unsuitably-lit
environments.
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Adjusting the OSD settings
Note: The following content is for general reference only. Actual
product specifications may vary.
The OSD can be used for adjusting the settings of your LCD Monitor.
Press the MENU key to open the OSD. You can use the OSD to adjust the
picture quality, OSD position and general settings. For advanced settings,
please refer to following page:
Adjusting the picture quality
1 Press the MENU key to bring up the OSD.
2 Using the e/ f keys, select
Picture from the OSD. Then navigate to the
picture element you wish to adjust.
3 Use the e/ f keys to adjust the sliding scales.
4 The Picture menu can be used to adjust the current Brightness, Contrast,
Colour Temp, Auto Config and other image-related qualities.
EN-11
Adjusting the OSD position
1 Press the MENU key to bring up the OSD.
2 Using the directional keys, select
OSD from the on screen display. Then
navigate to the feature you wish to adjust.
EN-12
Adjusting the setting
1 Press the MENU key to bring up the OSD.
2 Using the e/ f keys, select
Setting from the OSD. Then navigate to
the feature you wish to adjust.
3 The Setting menu can be used to adjust the screen Menu Language and
other important settings.
EN-13
Product information
1 Press the MENU key to bring up the OSD.
2 Using the e/ f keys, select
Information from the OSD. Then the basic
information of LCD monitor will show up for current input.
EN-14
TROUBLESHOOTING
Before sending your LCD monitor for servicing, please check the troubleshooting list below to see if you can self-diagnose the problem.
(VGA Mode)
Problems
Current Status
Remedy
No Picture
LED ON
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LED OFF
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LED displays amber color
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Abnormal
Picture
Unstable Picture
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Display is missing, center
shift, or too small or too
large in display size
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EN-15
Using OSD, adjust brightness and
contrast to maximum or reset to
their default settings.
Check the power switch.
Check if AC power cord is properly
connected to the monitor.
Check if video signal cable is
properly connected at the back of
monitor.
Check if the power of computer
system is ON.
Check if the specification of graphics
adapter and monitor is in
compliance which may be causing
the input signal frequency
mismatch.
Using OSD, adjust RESOLUTION,
CLOCK, CLOCK-PHASE, H-POSITION
and V-POSITION with non-standard
signals.
Using OSD, in case of missing fullscreen image, please select other
resolution or other vertical refresh
timing.
Wait for a few seconds after
adjusting the size of the image
before changing or disconnecting
the signal cable or powering OFF the
monitor.
(DVI/HDMI Mode)
Problems
Current Status
Remedy
No Picture
LED ON
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LED OFF
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LED displays amber color
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EN-16
Using OSD, adjust brightness
and contrast to maximum or
reset to their default settings.
Check the power switch.
Check if AC power cord is
properly connected to the
monitor.
Check if video signal cable is
properly connected at the back
of monitor.
Check if the power of computer
system is ON.
Acer Incorporated
8F, 88, Sec. 1, Xintai 5th Rd., Xizhi
New Taipei City 221, Taiwan
Declaration of Conformity
We,
Acer Incorporated
8F, 88, Sec. 1, Xintai 5th Rd., Xizhi, New Taipei City 221, Taiwan
Contact Person: Mr. RU Jan, e-mail: ru_jan@acer.com.tw
And,
Acer Italy s.r.l
Via Lepetit, 40, 20020 Lainate (MI) Italy
Tel: +39-02-939-921, Fax: +39-02 9399-2913
www.acer.it
Hereby declare that:
Product:
Trade Name:
Model Number:
SKU Number:
LCD Monitor
Acer
V275HL
V275HL xxxxxx (“x” = 0~9, a ~ z, or A ~ Z)
Is compliant with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of the following EC directives,
and that all the necessary steps have been taken and are in force to assure that production units of the same
product will continue comply with the requirements.
EMC Directive 2004/108/EC as attested by conformity with the following harmonized standards:
-. EN55022, AS/NZS CISPR22 Class B.
-. EN55024
-. EN61000-3-2, Class D
-. EN61000-3-3
Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC as attested by conformity with the following harmonized
standard:
-. EN60950-1
RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC on the Restriction of the Use of certain Hazardous Substances in
Electrical and Electronic Equipment:
-. The maximum concentration values of the restricted substances by weight in homogenous material are:
Lead
0.1% Polybrominated Biphenyls (PBB’s)
0.1%
Mercury
0.1% Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDE’s)
0.1%
Hexavalent Chromium
0.1% Cadmium
0.01%
Directive 2009/125/EC with regard to establishing a framework for the setting of ecodesign
requirements for energy-related product.
Year to begin affixing CE marking 2012.
Mar. 30, 2012
RU Jan / Sr. Manager
Regulation, Acer Inc.
Date
EN-17
Acer America Corporation
333 West San Carlos St., San Jose
CA 95110, U. S. A.
Tel : 254-298-4000
Fax : 254-298-4147
www.acer.com
Federal Communications Commission
Declaration of Conformity
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference
received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
The following local Manufacturer /Importer is responsible for this declaration:
Product:
LCD Monitor
Model Number:
V275HL
SKU Number:
V275HL xxxxxx
(“x” = 0~9, a ~ z, or A ~ Z)
Name of Responsible Party:
Acer America Corporation
Address of Responsible Party:
333 West San Carlos St.
San Jose, CA 95110
U. S. A.
Contact Person:
Acer Representative
Phone No.:
254-298-4000
Fax No.:
254-298-4147
EN-18
ENERGY STAR®
Acer’s ENERGY STAR qualified products save you money by reducing energy
costs and helps protect the environment without sacrificing features or
performance. Acer is proud to offer our customers products with the ENERGY
STAR mark.
What is ENERGY STAR?
Products that are ENERGY STAR qualified use less energy and prevent
greenhouse gas emissions by meeting strict energy efficiency guidelines set by
the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Acer is committed to offer products
and services worldwide that help customers save money, conserve energy and
improve the quality of our environment. The more energy we can save through
energy efficiency, the more we reduce greenhouse gases and the risks of climate
change. More information refers to http://www.energystar.gov or http://
www.energystar.gov/powermangement
Acer ENERGY STAR qualified products:
• Produce less heat and reduce cooling loads, and warmer climates.
• Automatically go into “display sleep” and “computer sleep” mode after 15 and 30
minute of inactivity respectively.
• Wake the monitor when it is in Active Off mode, move the mouse or press any
keyboard key.
• Computers will save more than 80% energy at “sleep” mode.
ENERGY STAR and the ENERGY STAR mark are registered U.S. marks
EN-19
Congratulations!
This display is designed for both you and the planet !
The display you have just purchased carries the TCO
Certified label. This ensures that your display is
designed, manufactured and tested according to some of
the strictest quality and environmental requirements in
the world. This makes for a high performance product,
designed with the user in focus that also minimizes the
impact on the climate and our natural environment.
TCO Certified is a third party verified program, where every product model is tested by an
accredited impartial test laboratory. TCO Certified represents one of the toughest
certifications for displays worldwide.
Some of the Usability features of the TCO Certified for displays:
•! Good visual ergonomics and image quality is tested to ensure top performance and reduce
sight and strain problems. Important parameters are luminance, contrast, resolution, black
level, gamma curve, color and luminance uniformity, color rendition and image stability
•! Product have been tested according to rigorous safety standards at an impartial laboratory
•! Electric and magnetic fields emissions as low as normal household background levels
•! Low acoustic noise emissions
Some of the Environmental features of the TCO Certified for displays:
•! The brand owner demonstrates corporate social responsibility and has a certified
environmental management system (EMAS or ISO 14001)
•! Very low energy consumption both in on- and standby mode minimize climate impact
•! Restrictions on chlorinated and brominated flame retardants, plasticizers, plastics and
heavy metals such as cadmium, mercury and lead (RoHS compliance)
•! Both product and product packaging is prepared for recycling
•! The brand owner offers take-back options
The requirements can be downloaded from our web site. The requirements included in this
label have been developed by TCO Development in co-operation with scientists, experts,
users as well as manufacturers all over the world. Since the end of the 1980s TCO has been
involved in influencing the development of IT equipment in a more user-friendly direction.
Our labeling system started with displays in 1992 and is now requested by users and ITmanufacturers all over the world. About 50% of all displays worldwide are TCO certified.
For displays with glossy bezels the user should consider the placement of the display as the
bezel may cause disturbing reflections from surrounding light and bright surfaces.
For more information, please visit
www.tcodevelopment.com
TCOF1058 TCO Document, Ver. 2.0