Acer | P5390W | User`s guide | Acer P5281 Series User`s guide

Acer Projector
P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5390W/
P5290/P5281 Series
User's Guide
Copyright © 2010. Acer Incorporated.
All Rights Reserved.
Acer Projector P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5390W/P5290/P5281 Series User's Guide
Original Issue: 09/2010
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.
Acer Projector P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5390W/P5290/P5281 Series
Model number: __________________________________
Serial number: ___________________________________
Date of purchase: ________________________________
Place of purchase: ________________________________
Acer and the Acer logo are registered trademarks of Acer Incorporated. Other companies' product
names or trademarks are used herein for identification purposes only and belong to their respective
companies.
"HDMITM, 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, 4.6 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) contain Mercury,
Dispose Properly.”
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
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.
•
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.
When changing the lamp, please allow unit to cool down, and follow all changing
instructions.
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".
First things first
iii
viii
Usage Notes
viii
Precautions
viii
Introduction
1
Product Features
1
Package Overview
2
Projector Overview
3
Projector Outlook
3
Control Panel
5
Remote Control Layout
6
Getting Started
Connecting the Projector
9
9
Connecting the Projector for Wireless Function
11
Turning the Projector On/Off
12
Turning on the Projector
12
Turning the projector off
13
Adjusting the Projected Image
14
Adjusting the Height of Projected Image
14
How to optimize image size and distance
15
How to get a preferred image size by adjusting
distance and zoom
19
How to get a preferred image position by
adjusting lens shift
23
User Controls
28
Installation menu
28
Acer Empowering Technology
29
Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus
30
Color
31
Image
32
Management
35
Setting
35
Audio
38
Contents
Information for your safety and comfort
Timer
39
Language
39
Appendices
40
Troubleshooting
40
LED & Alarm Definition Listing
44
Replacing the Lamp
45
Ceiling Mount Installation
46
Specifications
49
Compatibility modes
51
Regulations and safety notices
55
1
Product Features
This product is a single-chip DLP® projector. Outstanding features include:
•
DLP® technology
•
P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5290/P5281: Native 1024 x 768 XGA resolution
P5390W: Native 1280 x 800 WXGA resolution
4:3 / 16:9 aspect ratio supported (P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5290/P5281)
Full/4:3/16:9/L.Box aspect ratio supported (P5390W)
•
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, 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, eOpening, ePower Management) for easy adjustment of
settings
•
Equipped with HDMITM 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 1.6x (P5271/P5271i/P5271n/
P5290/P5390W/P5281)
•
2x digital zoom and pan move function
•
Microsoft® Windows® 2000, XP, Vista®, Windows® 7, OS compliant
•
Manual lens shift adjustment
English
Introduction
English
2
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.
OPEN
LENS SHIFT
PROJECTOR
Lens
Shift
Control
Projector with lens cap
Power cord
VGA cable
Composite video cable
DVI-D Cable
Security card
#A
#B
Acer Projector
0
201
ight
copyr
rI
Ace
nc.
s
ht
Rig
All
Quick Start Guide
rv
se
Re
ed
.h
ttp
://w
ww
.ac
e
r.co
m
2 x User's Guide (Wireless CD
for P5271i)
Remote control
(#B for P5271i)
2 x Quick start guide
(Wireless Quick Start Guide
for P5271i)
2 x Battery
Carrying case
USB PnS (in the remote
control for P5271i)
USB WiFi adapter
(for P5271i, optional)
3
English
Projector Overview
Projector Outlook
Front / upper side
4
7
8 9
5 6 7
10
OPE
Lens
LENS SHIFT
Shift
11
N
ol
Contr
PROJECTO
R
1
#
Description
3
2
#
Description
1
Lens cap
7
Remote control receivers
2
Elevator button
8
Control panel
3
Elevator foot
9
Power button
4
Zoom Lens
10 Lens shift control rings
5
Zoom ring
11 Tilt adjusting wheel
6
Focus ring
English
4
Rear side
22
21
1
2
USB
DVI
3
5
6 7 8 9 10
HDMI
HDMI
USB
4
DVI
VGA OUT
VGA OUT
AUDIO OUT
AUDIO IN 1
VGA IN 1
S-VIDEO
VIDEO
RS232
AUDIO IN 2
RESET
DC OUT
16 17 11 18 19 20 21
#
Description
VGA IN 2
12
#
14
13
14 15
Description
1
USB connector
2
DVI input connector (for digital signal
15
with HDCP function)
3
HDMI connector
Below items are for P5271i only:
4
Monitor loop-through output
connector (VGA-Out)
16
USB B
5
PC analog signal/HDTV/SCART/
component video input connector
(VGA IN 1)
17
USB A1
6
S-Video input connector
18
Reset button
7
Composite video input connector
19
USB A2
8
Audio input connector (VGA IN 1/
20
Component/Composite/S-Video/HDMI)
9
Wired IR remote input connector
RS232 connector
Kensington™ lock port
Power LED for wireless
Below item is for P5271i and P5271n only:
10 Audio output connector
21
11 Power socket
Below item is for P5271n only:
PC analog signal/HDTV/SCART/
12 component video input connector
(VGA IN 2)
22
13 Audio input connector
WIRED REMOTE
POWER
LAN
LAN
LAN (RJ45 Port for 10/100M Ethernet)
DC Output
5
1
2
6
RESYNC
LAMP
TEMP
SOURCE
3
7
8
MENU
3
4
9
5
#
Function
Description
1
LAMP
Lamp Indicator LED
2
RESYNC
Automatically synchronizes the projector to the
input source.
3
KEYSTONE
Adjusts the image to compensate for distortion
caused by tilting the projector.
4
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.
5
POWER
See the contents in "Turning the Projector On/
Off" section.
6
TEMP
Temp Indicator LED
7
SOURCE
Press "SOURCE" to choose RGB, Component, SVideo, Composite, SCART, HDTV and HDMI™
sources.
8
Four directional select keys
Use to
select items or make
adjustments to your selection.
9
Empowering key
Unique Acer functions: eOpening, eView, eTimer,
ePower Management.
English
Control Panel
English
6
Remote Control Layout
7
Icon
Function
Description
Infrared
transmitter
2(#)
3
Laser pointer
Aim the remote at the viewing screen.
4
FREEZE
HIDE
5
6
RESYNC
SOURCE
7
POWER
To pause the screen image.
Momentarily turns off the video. Press "HIDE" to hide the
image, press again to display the image.
Automatically synchronizes the projector to the input source.
Press "SOURCE" to choose from RGB, Component, S-Video,
Composite, SCART, HDTV and HDMI™ sources.
Refer to the "Turning the Projector On/Off" section.
8
9
ASPECT RATIO
ZOOM
Laser button
10(#)
11
12
13
Sends signals to the projector.
To choose the desired aspect ratio (Auto/4:3/16:9)
Zooms the projector display in or out.
Aim the remote at the viewing screen, press and hold this
button to activate the laser pointer.
This function is not supported in Japanese market.
Empowering key Unique Acer functions: eOpening, eView, eTimer, ePower
Management.
KEYSTONE
Adjusts the image to compensate for distortion caused by
tilting the projector (± 40 degrees).
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.
•
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26(*)
27
28
Confirm your selection of items.
For computer mode only. Use this button to select the next or
previous page. This function is only available when connected
to a computer via a USB cable.
RGB
Press "RGB" for true-color optimization.
BRIGHTNESS
Press "BRIGHTNESS" to adjust the brightness of the image.
CONTRAST
Use the "CONTRAST" option to control the difference
between the lightest and darkest parts of the picture.
COLOR
Press "COLOR" to adjust the color temperature of image.
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.
COMPONENT
Press "COMPONENT" to change source to Component video.
This connection supports YPbPr (480p/576p/720p/1080i) and
YCbCr (480i/576i).
S-VIDEO
To change source to S-Video.
VIDEO
To change source to COMPOSITE VIDEO.
DVI
To change source to DVI-D.
HDMI™
To change source to HDMI™. (for the model if with HDMI™
connector)
MUTE
To turn on/off the volume.
WIRELESS
Press "WIRELESS" to display the image which is wirelessly
transmitted from the PC to the projector via the "Acer
eProjection Management" utility. (for wireless model)
KeyPad 0~9
Press "0~9" to input a password in the "Security".
Four directional Use up, down, left, right buttons to select items or make
select keys
adjustments to your selection.
PAGE
English
#
1
English
8
#
Icon
Function
Description
29(*)
Four directional Selects the media files in four directions.
select pad
30(*)
VOLUME
Increases/decreases the volume.
31(*)
HDMI™/DVI
Press "HDMI™/DVI" to change source to HDMI™/DVI.
32(*)
Back
Press "BACK" to go back to upper data folder.
33(*)
Enter
Press "ENTER" to play media file.
34(*)
Prev
Press "Prev" to go to previous index or page in file list view.
35(*)
Next
Press "Next" to go to next index or page in file list view.
36(*)
Play/Pause
Press "Play/Pause" to play/pause media file.
37(*)
Stop
Press "Stop" to stop playing media file.
38(*)
SD/USB A
Press "SD/USB A" to change source to USB A. (no SD function)
39(*)
USB B
Press "USB B" to change source to USB B.
40(*)
LAN/WiFi
41(*)
Mouse button
Press "LAN/WiFi" to display the image which is wire or
wirelessly transmitted from the PC to the projector via the
"Acer eProjection Management" utility. (WiFi function only
for P5271i)
This function is not available with the projector.
Note: "#" Japan area is not supported.
"*" Only for P5271i.
Note:
9
English
Getting Started
Connecting the Projector
DVD player,
Set-top Box,
HDTV receiver
DVD player
DVI
W
R
R B G
S-Video Output
USB
USB
HDMI
12
DVI-D
Video Output
10
9
6
D-Sub
Y
R B G
8
2
4
HDMI
DVI-D
D-Sub
11
3
5
USB
4
RS232
RS232
HDTV adapter
Y
HDMI
DVI
USB
VGA OUT
AUDIO OUT
AUDIO IN 1
VGA IN 1
S-VIDEO
VIDEO
RS232
AUDIO IN 2
USB B
RESET
USB A1
WIRED REMOTE
POWER
USB A2
LAN
VGA IN 2
USB
12
D-Sub
7
14
R
2
13
D-Sub
15
#
16
Intrnet
Description
1 Power cord
2 VGA cable
W
USB
1
VGA
#
Description
9 HDMI cable
10 3 RCA component cable
3 Composite video cable
11 RS232 cable
4 USB cable
12 Audio cable Jack/RCA
5 VGA to component/HDTV adapter
13 LAN Cable
6 S-Video cable
14 Audio cable jack for wired remote
7 Audio cable jack/jack
15 Mouse
8 DVI cable
16 USB disk/stick
English
10
Note: To ensure the projector works well with your computer,
please make sure the timing of the display mode is compatible
with the projector.
11
3
HDMI
USB
DVI
VGA OUT
RESET
USB A1
POWER
USB A2
LAN
VGA IN 2
1
2
Internet
#
Description
1 Power cord
2 LAN cable
3 USB WiFi adapter
Note: For P5271i only
AUDIO OUT
AUDIO IN 1
VGA IN 1
S-VIDEO
VIDEO
RS232
AUDIO IN 2
USB B
WIRED REMOTE
English
Connecting the Projector for Wireless
Function
English
12
Turning the Projector On/Off
Turning on the Projector
1
Remove the lens cap.(Illustration #1)
2
Ensure that the power cord and signal cable are securely connected. The
Power indicator LED will flash red.
3
Turn on the projector by pressing "Power" button on the control panel,
and the Power indicator LED will turn blue.(Illustration #2)
4
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.
2
Power button
OPE
Lens
LENS SHIF
T PRO
JECTOR
1
Lens cap
Shift
ol
Contr
N
13
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.
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 2minute shutdown process.
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.
English
Turning the projector off
English
14
Adjusting the Projected Image
Adjusting the Height of Projected Image
The projector is equipped with elevator feet for adjusting the height of image.
To raise the image:
1
Press the elevator foot release. (Illustration #1)
2
Raise the image to the desired height angle (Illustration #2), then release
the button to lock the elevator foot into position.
3
Use Tilt adjusting wheel (Illustration #3) to fine-tune the display angle.
To lower the image:
1
Press the elevator foot release. (Illustration #1)
2
Lower the image to the desired height angle (Illustration #2) , then release
the button to lock the elevator foot into position.
3
Use Tilt adjusting wheel (Illustration #3) to fine-tune the display angle.
1
Elevator foot
release button
2
Elevator foot
3
Tilt adjusting wheel
15
Consult the table below to find the optimal image sizes achievable when the
projector is positioned at a desired distance from the screen.
•
¥
P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5290/P5281 Example: If the projector is 3 m from the
screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 56" and 91".
P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5290/P5281
Note: Remind as below figure, the space of 181 cm height is
required when located at 3m distance.
Max
scree
n size
Min s
creen
size
B
91"
56"
Height: 181cm
Form base to
top of image
Height:
111cm
C
A
3m
Desired Distance
Figure: Fixed distance with different zoom and screen size.
English
How to optimize image size and distance
English
16
P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5290/P5281
Screen size
Top
Screen size
Top
Desired
(Min zoom)
(Max zoom)
Distance
From base
From base to
(m)
Diagonal
Diagonal
to top of
top of image
<A>
(inch) W (cm) x H (cm)
(inch) W (cm) x H (cm)
image (cm)
(cm)
<B>
<B>
<C>
<C>
1.5
28
57 x 43
55
46
93 x 69
90
2
37
76 x 57
74
61
123 x 93
120
2.5
47
95 x 71
92
76
154 x 116
150
3
56
114 x 85
111
91
185 x 139
181
3.5
65
133 x 99
129
106
216 x 162
211
4
75
152 x 114
148
122
247 x 185
241
4.5
84
170 x 128
166
137
278 x 208
271
5
93
189 x 142
185
152
309 x 231
301
6
112
227 x 170
222
182
370 x 278
361
7
130
265 x 199
259
213
432 x 324
421
8
149
303 x 227
295
243
494 x 370
481
9
168
341 x 256
332
273
556 x 417
542
10
186
379 x 284
369
304
617 x 463
602
11
205
417 x 313
406
334
679 x 509
662
12
224
455 x 341
443
365
741 x 556
722
Zoom Ratio: 1.6x
17
P5390W Example: If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image
quality is possible for image sizes between 66" and 107".
P5390W
Note: Remind as below figure, the space of 180 cm height is
required when located at 3m distance.
Max
scree
n size
Min s
creen
size
B
107"
66"
Height: 180 cm
Form base to
top of image
Height:
111cm
C
A
3m
Desired Distance
Figure: Fixed distance with different zoom and screen size.
English
•
English
18
P5390W
Screen size
Top
Screen size
Top
Desired
(Min zoom)
(Max zoom)
Distance
From base
From base to
(m)
Diagonal
Diagonal
to top of
top of image
<A>
(inch) W (cm) x H (cm)
(inch) W (cm) x H (cm)
image (cm)
(cm)
<B>
<B>
<C>
<C>
1.5
33
71 x 44
56
54
115 x 72
90
2
44
95x 59
74
71
154x 96
120
2.5
55
118 x 74
93
89
192 x 120
150
3
66
142 x 89
111
107
231 x 144
180
3.5
77
166 x 104
130
125
269 x 168
210
4
88
190 x 118
148
143
308 x 192
240
4.5
99
213 x 133
167
161
346 x 216
270
5
110
237 x 148
185
179
385 x 240
300
6
132
284 x 178
222
214
462 x 288
361
7
154
332 x 207
259
250
538 x 337
421
8
176
379 x 237
296
286
615 x 385
481
9
198
427 x 267
333
321
692 x 433
541
10
220
474 x 296
370
357
769 x 481
601
11
242
521 x 326
407
393
846 x 529
661
12
264
569 x 355
444
429
923 x 577
721
Zoom Ratio: 1.6x
19
P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5290/P5281
A
50"
Desir
e
imag d
es
ize
D
Height
Form base to
top of image
1.6 m
2.7 m
C
B
Desired Distance
The table below shows how to achieve a desired image size by adjusting either
the position or the zoom ring. For example: to obtain an image size of 50" set
the projector at a distance 1.6 m and 2.7 m from the screen and adjust the zoom
level accordingly.
English
How to get a preferred image size by adjusting
distance and zoom
English
20
P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5290/P5281
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
61 x 46
1.0
1.6
59
40
81 x 61
1.3
2.1
79
50
102 x 76
1.6
2.7
99
60
122 x 91
2.0
3.2
119
70
142 x 107
2.3
3.8
139
80
163 x 122
2.6
4.3
158
90
183 x 137
3.0
4.8
178
100
203 x 152
3.3
5.4
198
120
244 x 183
4.0
6.4
238
150
305 x 229
4.9
8.0
297
180
366 x 274
5.9
9.7
357
200
406 x 305
6.6
10.7
396
250
508 x 381
8.2
13.4
495
300
610 x 457
9.9
Zoom Ratio: 1.6x
594
21
English
P5390W
A
50"
Desir
e
imag d
es
ize
D
Height
Form base to
top of image
1.4 m
2.3m
C
B
Desired Distance
The table below shows how to achieve a desired image size by adjusting either
the position or the zoom ring. For example: to obtain an image size of 50" set
the projector at a distance 1.4 m and 2.3 m from the screen and adjust the zoom
level accordingly.
English
22
P5390W
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
65 x 40
0.8
1.4
50
40
86 x 54
1.1
1.8
67
50
108 x 67
1.4
2.3
84
60
129 x 81
1.7
2.7
101
70
151 x 94
2.0
3.2
118
80
172 x 108
2.2
3.6
135
90
194 x 121
2.5
4.1
151
100
215 x 135
2.8
4.5
168
120
258 x 162
3.4
5.5
202
150
323 x 202
4.2
6.8
252
180
388 x 242
5.0
8.2
303
200
431 x 269
5.6
9.1
337
250
538 x 337
7.0
11.4
421
300
646 x 404
8.4
Zoom Ratio: 1.6x
505
23
The projector is equipped with lens shift for adjusting the position of projected
image right and left or up and down without requiring you to physically move
the projector.
Vertical Lens
Shift ring
Horizontal
Lens Shift ring
Note: The figures shown in this section are for reference only not
approximate value. The figures between units can be different due to
assembly tolerance.
English
How to get a preferred image position by adjusting
lens shift
Adjusting the horizontal or vertical image position
P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5290/P5281
The vertical image height can be adjusted between 5% and 30% of the image
height. (The minimum vertical image offset is fixed at 5% of the image height
above the centre of the projector lens.)
With the lens in the centre position the horizontal image position can be
adjusted to the left or right by up to a maximum of 30% of the image width.
25%
100% (H)
100% (H)
25%
Screen
Screen Height
English
24
Maximum Shift
5%
Distance (L)
Left Side (30%W)
Screen Width (100%W)
RESYNC
LAMP
TEMP
MENU
SOURCE
Right Side (30%W)
25
130%(V), 0%(H)
-5%(H)
-15%(H)
5%(H)
120%(V)
15%(H)
30%(H)
105%(V)
-30%(H)
H x 30%
H x 30%
H
H x 5%
H x 5%
V x 25%
V
V
Offset max=
V x 30%
Offset min= V x 5%
RESYNC
LAMP
TEMP
MENU
SOURCE
English
Note: The maximum shift of vertical (horizontal) image adjustment can be
limited by horizontal (vertical) image position. Please refer below diagram.
P5390W
The vertical image height can be adjusted between 5% and 25% of the image
height. (The minimum vertical image offset is fixed at 5% of the image height
above the centre of the projector lens.)
With the lens in the centre position the horizontal image position can be
adjusted to the left or right by up to a maximum of 15% of the image width.
20%
100% (H)
100% (H)
20%
Screen
Screen Height
English
26
Maximum Shift
5%
Distance (L)
Left Side (15%W)
Screen Width (100%W)
RESYNC
LAMP
TEMP
MENU
SOURCE
Right Side (15%W)
27
125%(V), 0%(H)
-4%(H)
-10%(H)
4%(H)
115%(V)
10%(H)
15%(H)
105%(V)
-15%(H)
H x 15%
H x 15%
H
H x 4%
H x 4%
V x 20%
V
V
Offset max=
V x 30%
Offset min= V x 5%
RESYNC
LAMP
TEMP
MENU
SOURCE
English
Note: The maximum shift of vertical (horizontal) image adjustment can be
limited by horizontal (vertical) image position. Please refer below diagram.
English
28
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 method
•Menu location
•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.
29
Empowering
Key
Acer eView Management
Acer Empowering Key provides four
Acer unique functions, they are "Acer
eView Management", "Acer eTimer
Management", "Acer eOpening
Management" and "Acer ePower
Management" respectively. Press " "
key for more than one second to launch
the Onscreen display main menu to
modify its function.
Press " " to launch "Acer eView
Management" submenu.
"Acer eView Management" is for
display mode selection. Please refer to
Onscreen Display Menus section for
more detail.
Acer eTimer Management
Press " " to launch "Acer eTimer
Management" submenu.
"Acer eTimer Management" provides
the reminding function for presentation
time control. Please refer to Onscreen
Display Menus section for more detail.
Acer eOpening Management Press "
" to launch "Acer eOpening
Management".
"Acer eOpening Management" allows
user to change the Startup screen to
their personalized image. Please refer to
Onscreen Display section for more
detail.
Acer ePower Management
Press " " to launch "Acer ePower
Management".
"Acer ePower Management" provides
user one shortcut to save lamp and
projector life. Please refer to Onscreen
Display section for more detail.
English
Acer Empowering Technology
English
30
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
submenu for feature setting.
•
Use the
using the
to enter
keys to select the desired item and adjust the settings by
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
Setting
Sub menu
31
Display Mode
English
Color
There are many factory presets optimized for various types of
images.
•
•
•
•
•
Bright: For brightness optimization.
Presentation: For meeting presentation.
Standard: For common environment.
Video: For playing video in a bright environment.
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.
Contrast
•
Press
to darken image.
•
Press
to lighten the image.
"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.
Color
Temperature
Adjust the color temperature. At higher color temperatures, the
screen looks colder; at lower color temperatures, the screen looks
warmer.
Degamma
Effects the representation of dark scenery. With greater gamma
value, dark scenery will look brighter.
Color R
Adjusts the red color.
Color G
Adjusts the green color.
Color B
Adjusts the blue color.
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.
English
32
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.
Note: "Saturation" and "Tint" functions are not supported under computer
or HDMI mode.
Image
Projection
Front-Desktop
•
The factory default setting.
Front-Ceiling
•
When you select this function, the projector inverts the image for
ceiling-mounted projection.
Rear-Desktop
•
When you select this function, the projector reverses the image so
you can project from behind a translucent screen.
Rear-Ceiling
•
Aspect Ratio
When you select this function, the projector reverses and inverts
the image at same time. You can project from behind a
translucent screen with ceiling mounted projection.
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.
•
Full: Resize image to fit full screen by width (1280 pixels) and
height (800 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.
•
33
Adjust image distortion caused by tilting projection. (±40 degrees)
H. Position
(Horizontal
position)
•
Press
to move the image left.
•
Press
to to move the image right.
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.
Sharpeness
Adjusts the sharpness of the image.
3D
•
Press
to decrease the sharpness.
•
Press
to increase the sharpness.
Choose "On" to enable DLP 3D function.
3D Sync Invert
•
On: Choose this item while using DLP 3D glasses, quad buffer
(NVIDIA/ATI…) graphic card and HQFS format file or DVD with
corresponding SW player.
•
Off: Turn off 3D mode.
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).
Note: "H. Position", "V. Position", "Frequency" and "Tracking" functions
are not supported under HDMI or Video mode.
Note: "Sharpness" function is not supported under HDMI or computer
mode.
Note: 3D function is supported for specific timings of VGA/DVI/HDMI and
Component/VIDEO/S-VIDEO sources. Please see timing tables for detail 3D
timings.
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:
• NVIDIA Stereoscopic 3D Video Player:
http://www.nvidia.com/object/3D_Drivers_Downloads.html
•
•
Stereoscopic Player: http://www.3dtv.at/Downloads/Index_en.aspx
DDD TriDef Media Player:
http://www.tridef.com/download/TriDef-3-D-Experience-4.0.2.html
English
Keystone
English
34
Note: "3D Sync Invert" is only available when DLP 3D is enabled.
Note: There has reminder screen if 3D still enable when power on projector.
Please adjust setting depended on your purpose.
35
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.
Auto Shutdown
The projector will automatically shutdown when there is no signal
input after the allocated time. (in 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.
Setting
Menu Location
Choose the menu location on the display screen.
Source Lock
When source lock is turned "off", the projector will search for
other signals if the current input signal is lost. When source lock is
turned "on", it will "lock" the current source channel unless you
press "Source" button on the remote control for the next channel.
English
Management
English
36
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" .
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.
37
•
Press
•
•
The range is from 10 minute to 990 minutes.
•
•
The factory default setting of "Timeout(Min.)" is "Off".
or
to select the timeout interval.
When the time is up, the projector will prompt the user to
enter the password again.
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.
Note: This screen capture function is limited by 4:3 aspect ratio only.
Note: For XGA models, to get best quality for you desired image, suggest
end-user set PC resolution to 1024 x 768 before you use this function.
Note: For WXGA models, to get best quality for you desired image,
suggest end-user set PC resolution to 1280 x 800 before you use this
function.
User password
•
•
Press
•
•
Press
•
•
•
to setup or change the "User Password".
Press number keys to set your password on the remote control
and press "MENU" to confirm.
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 after plugging power
cord", 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.
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.
English
Timeout(Min.)
Once "Security" is activated to "On", the administrator can set
timeout function.
38
English
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.
VGA OUT (Standby)
•
Default is "Off". Choose "On" to enable VGA OUT
connection.
Reset
•
Press the
button and choose "Yes" to return the
parameters on all menus to the factory default settings.
WiFi/LAN
•
Default is "On". Choose "Off" to disable Wireless / LAN
connection. (for P5271i only)
WiFi/LAN IP/Mask
•
Identify Wireless / LAN IP and Mask address. (for P5271i/
P5271n only)
WiFi/LAN Reset
•
•
Reset LAN or Wireless function. (for P5271i/P5271n only)
Auto Screen
Default is On, the down/up move of electronic screen will be
related with power on/off of Projector. (For P5271n only)
Audio
Volume
•
Press
to decrease the volume.
•
Press
to increase the volume.
Choose "On" to mute the volume.
Choose "Off" to restore the volume.
Power On/Off Volume
•
•
•
Alarm Volume
•
Select this function to adjust the volume of any warning
notifications.
Mute
Select this function to adjust the notification volume when
turning the projector on/off.
39
English
Timer
Timer Location
•
Choose the location of the timer on the screen.
Timer Start
•
Press
to start or stop the timer.
Timer Period
•
Press
or
Timer Volume
•
Select this function to adjust the notification volume when
the timer function is enabled and time is up.
Timer Display
•
Press
or
to adjust the timer period.
to which timer mode to display on the
screen.
Language
Language
Choose the multilingual OSD menu. Use the
to select your preferred menu language.
•
Press
to confirm the selection.
or
key
English
40
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
#
1
2
Problem
No image appears
onscreen
Partial, scrolling
or incorrectly
displayed
image(For PC
(Windows 95/98/
2000/XP))
Solution
•
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.
•
•
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 UXGA (1600 x 1200).
•
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 UXGA (1600 x 1200).
•
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 UXGA
(1600 x 1200).
41
4
5
6
7
8
Partial, scrolling
or incorrectly
displayed image
(for notebooks)
The screen of the
notebook
computer is not
displaying your
presentation
Image is unstable
or flickering
Image has vertical
flickering bar
Image is out of
focus
Image is stretched
when displaying a
"widescreen"
DVD title
•
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.
•
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".
•
Adjust the "Tracking" to correct it. Refer to the
"Image" section for more information.
•
Change the display color depth settings on your
computer.
•
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.
•
•
•
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 4.9 to 32.4 feet (1.5 to 9.9
meters)(P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5290/P5281) from the
projector and 4.9 to 27.6 feet (1.5 to 8.4
meters)(P5390W) from the projector. Refer to the
"How to Get a Preferred Image Size by Adjusting
Distance and Zoom" section for more information.
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.
English
3
English
42
9
10
11
Image is too small
or too large
Image has slanted
sides
Image is reversed
•
•
Adjust the zoom ring on the top of the projector.
•
Press "MENU" on the remote control or on the
control panel. Go to "Image --> Aspect Ratio" and
try different settings.
•
If possible, reposition the projector so that it is
centered on the screen.
•
Press the "Keystone / " on the OSD or the
remote control until the sides are vertical.
•
Select "Image --> Projection" on the OSD and adjust
the projection direction.
Move the projector closer to or further from the
screen.
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.
43
#
1
Condition
Message
Message Reminder
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.
English
OSD Messages
English
44
LED & Alarm Definition Listing
LED Messages
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
Message
45
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.
OPEN
OPEN
OPEN
OPEN
LENS SHIFT
LENS SHIFT
PROJECTOR
Lens
Shift
Lens
PROJECTOR
Shift
l
Contro
l
Contro
1
2
4
3
1
OPEN
LENS SHIFT
PROJECTOR
Lens
Shift
2
l
Contro
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
Find the "OPEN" buttons on both sides of the projector and push it at the
same time. (Illustration #1)
5
Open the top cover. (Illustration #2)
6
Remove the two screws that secure the lamp moduleX and pull up the
lamp barY.(Illustration #3)
7
Pull out the lamp module by force. (Illustration #4)
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.
English
Replacing the Lamp
Ceiling Mount Installation
If you wish to install the projector using a ceiling mount, please refer to the
steps below:
Drill four holes into a solid, structurally sound part of the ceiling, and
secure the mount base.
m
m
m
13 m
20
1
.9
49mm
130 mm
mm
8.4
English
46
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.
Ceiling Mount Base
- Attach to ceiling
Short Rod
Long Rod
Extension Rod
Screw Type A
50 mm length / 8 mm diameter -
Long Cylinder Cap
Allen Key
- For tightening/loosening
Tightening Screw
Medium Rod
47
Use the appropriate number of screws for the projector size to attach the
projector to the ceiling mount bracket.
Screw Type B
Smaller Washer
Large Washer
Projector Bracket
Supports projector and allows for adjustments
Spacer
- For heat dissipation
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.
Large cylinder cap
Allen Key
Screw Type A
50 mm length 08 mm diameter
- For tightening/loosening
Tightening Screw
English
3
5
Adjust the angle and positioning as necessary.
Tightening Screw
Allen Key
Allen Key
Tightening Screw
Note: The appropriate type of screw and washer for each model is
listed in the table below. 3 mm diameter screws are enclosed in
the screw pack.
Models
P5271/P5271i/
P5271n/P5390W/
P5290/P5281
Screw Type B
Washer Type
Diameter (mm)
Length (mm)
Large
Small
3
25
V
V
60.00mm
English
48
160.00mm
49
The specifications listed below are subject to change without notice. For final
specs, please refer to Acer's published marketing specifications.
Projection system
DLP®
Resolution
P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5290/P5281: Native: XGA (1024
x768), Maximum: UXGA (1600 x 1200), WSXGA+
(1680x1050)
P5390W:Native: WXGA (1280 x 800), Maximum: UXGA
(1600 x 1200), WSXGA+ (1680 x 1050)
Computer compatibility
IBM PC and compatibles, Apple Macintosh, iMac and
VESA standards: SXGA, XGA, VGA, SVGA, SXGA+,
WXGA, WXGA+, WSXGA+
Video compatibility
NTSC (3.58/4.43), PAL (B/D/G/H/I/M/N), SECAM (B/D/G/
K/K1/L), HDTV (720p, 1080i, 1080p), EDTV (480p,
576p), SDTV (480i, 576i)
Aspect ratio
4:3 (native), 16:9 (P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5290/P5281)
Full/4:3/16:9/L.Box (P5390W)
Displayable colors
1.07 billion colors
Projection lens
F/ 2.41-3.2, f = 18.39mm - 29.42mm, 1.6X manual zoom
lens (P5271/P5271n/P5290/P5390W/P5271i/P5281)
Projection screen size (diagonal)
28" (0.71 m) - 300" (7.62 m) (P5271/P5271i/P5271n/
P5290/P5281)
33" (0.84m) - 300" (7.62 m) (P5390W)
Projection distance
4.9' (1.5 m) - 32.4' (9.9 m) (P5271/P5271i/P5271n/
P5290/P5281)
4.9' (1.5m) - 27.6' (8.4m) (P5390W)
Throw ratio
61"@2m (1.62 - 2.64:1) (P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5290/
P5281)
71"@2m (1.30 - 2.11:1) (P5390W)
Horizontal scan rate
30 k - 100 kHz
Vertical refresh scan rate
50 - 120 Hz
Lamp type
P5271/P5271i/P5271n: 230W user-replaceable lamp
P5290/P5390W/P5281: 280W user-replaceable lamp
Keystone correction
+/- 40 degrees
Audio
Internal speaker with 2 W x 1 output
Weight
4.5kg (9.6Ibs.)
Dimensions (W x D x H)
341mm x 120mm x 261mm (13.4" x 4.7" x 10.3")
Remote control
Laser pointer function
Digital Zoom
2X
Power supply
AC input 100 - 240 V, 50 - 60 Hz
Power consumption
P5271: 320W
P5290/P5390W/P5281: 380W
P5271i: 325W
Operating temperature
5ºC to 35ºC / 41ºF to 95ºF
English
Specifications
English
50
I/O connectors
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Power socket x1
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
AC power cord x1
•
Quick start guide x2 (Wireless Quick Start Guide
for P5271i)
•
•
•
•
Security card x 1
VGA input x2
Composite input x1
S-Video x1
VGA output x1
HDMI x1
DVI-D x1: with HDCP support
3.5 mm audio jack input x2
3.5 mm audio jack output x1
RS232 3-pin min dim jack x1
USB x1: for remote computer control
Below items are for P5271i only:
•
RJ45 x 1
•
USB B, USB A1, USB A2 x 1
Below items are for P5271n only:
•
RJ45 x 1
•
DC Jack x 1
Standard package contents
VGA cable x1
DVI-D cable x1
Composite video cable x1
Remote control x1
Battery x 2 (for remote control)
User's Guide (CD-ROM) x2 (Wireless CD for
P5271i)
Carrying case x1
USB WiFi adapter x1 (for P5271i, optional)
Battery Pack with PnS handy drive x1 (for
P5271i)
* Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
51
English
Compatibility modes
A. VGA Analog
1
VGA Analog - PC Signal
Modes
VGA
SVGA
XGA
SXGA
QuadVGA
SXGA+
UXGA
PowerBook G4
PowerBook G4
PowerBook G4
PowerBook G4
PowerBook G4
PowerBook G4
i Mac DV (G3)
Resolution
640x480
640x480
640x480
640x480
640x480
800x600
800x600
800x600
800x600
800x600
800x600
1024x768
1024x768
1024x768
1024x768
1024x768
1152x864
1152x864
1152x864
1280x1024
1280x1024
1280x1024
1280x1024
1280x960
1280x960
1400x1050
1600x1200
640x480
640x480
800x600
1024x768
1152x870
1280x960
1024x768
V.Frequency [Hz]
60
72
75
85
119.51
56
60
72
75
85
119.85
60
70
75
85
119.804
70
75
85
60
72
75
85
60
75
60
60
60
66.6 (67)
60
60
75
75
75
H.Frequency [KHz]
31.47
37.86
37.50
43.27
61.60
35.20
37.88
48.08
46.88
53.67
77.20
48.36
56.48
60.02
68.67
98.80
63.80
67.50
77.10
63.98
77.90
79.98
91.15
60.00
75.00
65.32
75.00
31.50
35.00
37.88
48.36
68.68
75.20
60.30
English
52
2
VGA Analog - Extended Wide timing
Modes
WXGA
Resolution
1280x768
1280x768
1280x768
1280x720
1280x800
1440x900
1680x1050
1366x768
1920x1080-RB*
1920x1080-EIA
1024x600
V.Frequency [Hz]
60
75
85
60
60
60
60
60
60
60
60
H.Frequency [KHz]
47.78
60.29
68.63
44.80
49.60
55.90
65.30
47.71
66.60
66.60
37.30
Note: "*" Only support 1080P@60Hz (with reduced blanking
timing).
3
VGA Analog - Component Signal
Modes
Resolution
V.Frequency [Hz]
H.Frequency [KHz]
480p
720x480
59.94
31.47
576p
720x576
50
31.25
720p
1280x720
60
45.00
720p
1280x720
50
37.50
1080i
1920x1080
60 (30)
33.75
1080i
1920x1080
50 (25)
33.75
1080p
1920x1080
60
67.50
1080p
1920x1080
50
56.26
V.Frequency [Hz]
60
72
75
85
119.51
H.Frequency [KHz]
31.47
37.86
37.50
43.27
61.61
B. DVI Digital (N/A)
C. HDMI Digital
1
HDMI - PC Signal (same as DVI)
Modes
VGA
Resolution
640x480
640x480
640x480
640x480
640x480
53
XGA
PowerBook G4
PowerBook G4
PowerBook G4
PowerBook G4
PowerBook G4
PowerBook G4
i Mac DV (G3)
2
800x600
800x600
800x600
800x600
800x600
800x600
1024x768
1024x768
1024x768
1024x768
1152x864
1152x864
1280x1024
1280x1024
1280x1024
1280x1024
1280x960
640x480
640x480
800x600
1024x768
1152x870
1280x960
1024x768
56
60
72
75
85
119.85
60
70
75
119.804
75
85
60
72
75
85
75
60
66.6 (67)
60
60
75
75
75
35.20
37.88
48.08
46.88
53.67
77.20
48.36
56.48
60.02
98.80
67.50
77.10
64.00
77.90
79.98
91.15
75.00
31.50
35.00
37.88
48.36
68.68
75.20
60.30
HDMI - Extended Wide timing (same as DVI)
Modes
WXGA
Resolution
1280x768
1280x768
1280x768
1280x720
1280x800
1440x900
1680x1050
1366x768
1920x1080-RB*
1920x1080-EIA
1024x600
V.Frequency [Hz]
60
75
85
60
60
60
60
60
60
60
60
H.Frequency [KHz]
47.78
60.29
68.63
44.80
49.60
55.90
63.30
47.71
66.60
66.60
37.30
Note: "*" Only support 1080P@60Hz (with reduced blanking
timing).
English
SVGA
English
54
3
HDMI - Video Signal
Modes
480i
480p
576i
576p
720p
720p
1080i
1080i
1080p
1080p
Resolution
720x480(1440x480)
720x480
720x576(1440x576)
720x576
1280x720
1280x720
1920x1080
1920x1080
1920x1080
1920x1080
Horizontal scan rate:
Vertical scan rate:
V.Frequency [Hz]
59.94 (29.97)
59.94
50 (25)
50
60
50
60 (30)
50 (25)
60
50
30k~100kHz
50~120Hz
H.Frequency [KHz]
27.00
31.47
27.00
31.25
45.00
37.50
33.75
33.75
67.50
56.26
FCC notice
This device has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B
digital device pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This device generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy
and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this device does cause harmful interference to radio or television
reception, which can be determined by turning the device off and on, the
user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the
following measures:
•
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
•
Increase the separation between the device and receiver.
•
Connect the device into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which
the receiver is connected.
•
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for help.
Notice: Shielded cables
All connections to other computing devices must be made using shielded cables
to maintain compliance with FCC regulations.
Notice: Peripheral devices
Only peripherals (input/output devices, terminals, printers, etc.) certified to
comply with the Class B limits may be attached to this equipment. Operation
with non-certified peripherals is likely to result in interference to radio and TV
reception.
Caution
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer could
void the user's authority, which is granted by the Federal Communications
Commission, to operate this device.
Operation conditions
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.
Notice: Canadian users
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
English
Regulations and safety notices
English
55
English
56
Remarque à l'intention des utilisateurs canadiens
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme a la norme NMB-003 du
Canada.
Declaration of Conformity for EU countries
Acer hereby declares that this projector series is in compliance with the essential
requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC.
Compliant with Russian regulatory certification
Radio device regulatory notice
Note: The regulatory information below is for models with
wireless LAN and/or Bluetooth only.
General
This product complies with the radio frequency and safety standards of any
country or region in which it has been approved for wireless use. Depending on
configurations, this product may or may not contain wireless radio devices (such
as wireless LAN and/or Bluetooth modules).
Canada — Low-power license-exempt radio
communication devices (RSS-210)
a
Common information
Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
1. This device may not cause interference, and
2. This device must accept any interference, including interference
that may cause undesired operation of the device.
b
Operation in 2.4 GHz band
To prevent radio interference to the licensed service, this device is
intended to be operated indoors and installation outdoors is subject
to licensing.
List of applicable countries
This device must be used in strict accordance with the regulations and constraints in the
country of use. For further information, please contact the local office in the country of use.
Please see http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/rtte/implem.htm for the latest country list.
Acer Incorporated
8F, 88, Sec. 1, Hsin Tai Wu Rd., Hsichih
Taipei Hsien 221, Taiwan
Declaration of Conformity
We,
Acer Incorporated
8F, 88, Sec. 1, Hsin Tai Wu Rd., Hsichih, Taipei Hsien 221, Taiwan
Contact Person: Mr. Easy Lai, e-mail:easy_lai@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:
Machine Type:
Projector
Acer
DNX0811/DNX0814/DWX0815
P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5390W/P5290/P5281 series
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 A
-. 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
Mercury
Hexavalent Chromium
!
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Polybrominated Biphenyls (PBB’s)
Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDE’s)
Cadmium
0.1%
0.1%
0.01%
Directive 2009/125/EC with regard to establishing a framework for the setting
of ecodesign requirements for energy-related product.
Acer Incorporated
8F, 88, Sec. 1, Hsin Tai Wu Rd., Hsichih
Taipei Hsien 221, Taiwan
The standards listed below are applied to the product if built with WLAN
module or wireless keyboard and mouse.
R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC as attested by conformity with the following
harmonized standard:
z Article 3.1(a) Health and Safety
-. EN60950-1
-. EN62311
z Article 3.1(b) EMC
-. EN301 489-1
-. EN301 489-17
z Article 3.2 Spectrum Usages
-. EN300 328
-. EN301 893 (Applicable to 5GHz high performance RLAN).
Year to begin affixing CE marking 2010.
_______________________________
Sep. 20, 2010
Easy Lai /Manager
Date
Regulation Center, Acer Inc.
-
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:
DLP Projector
Model Number:
DNX0811/DNX0814/DWX0815
Machine Type:
P5271/P5271i/P5271n/P5390W/P5290/P5281
series
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
Download PDF