TABLE OF CONTENTS Special notes on LCD monitors .................................................. 1 Information for your safety and comfort .................................. 2 Unpacking ................................................................................... 5 Attaching/Removing the base .................................................... 6 Screen position adjustment ........................................................ 6 Connecting the power cord ....................................................... 7 Safety precaution ....................................................................... 7 Cleaning your monitor ............................................................... 7 Power saving ............................................................................... 8 DDC .............................................................................................. 8 Connector Pin Assignment ......................................................... 9 Standard Timing Table..................................................................10 Installation.....................................................................................11 User controls..................................................................................12 Troubleshooting............................................................................19 SPECIAL NOTES ON LCD MONITORS The following symptoms are normal with LCD monitor and do not indicate a problem. NOTES • 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. • You may find slightly uneven brightness on the screen depending on the desktop pattern you use. • The LCD screen has effective pixels of 99.99% or more. It may include blemishes of 0.01% or less such as a missing pixel or a pixel lit all of the time. • 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 hours. EN-1 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. 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. 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 environ ment which will probably cause unexpected short current or damage rotor devices, HDD, Optical drive, and even exposure risk from lithium battery pack. Safe listening Follow these instructions, suggested by hearing experts,to protect your earing. • Gradually increase the volume until you can hear it clearly and comfortably and without distortion. • After setting the volume level, do not increase it afteryour ears adjust. • Limit the amount of time listening to music at high volume. • Avoid turning up the volume to block out noisy surroundings. • Turn the volume down if you can’t hear people speaking near you. EN-2 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. 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. 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. 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: • 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 EN-3 • • • • take short rests to relax your neck and shoulders avoid tensing your muscles or shrugging your shoulders install the external display, keyboard and mouse properly and within comfort able reach if you view your monitor more than your documents, place the display at the center of your desk to minimize neck strain 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 • 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 • Keep your display clean. • 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: • placing your display in such a way that the side faces the window or any light source • minimizing room light by using drapes, shades or blinds • using a task light • changing the display’s viewing angle • using a glare-reduction filter • 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: • Take short breaks regularly and often. • Perform some stretching exercises. • Breathe fresh air as often as possible. • Exercise regularly and maintain a healthy body. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Warning! We do not recommend using the product on a couch or bed. If this is unavoidable, work for only short periods, take breaks regularly, and do some stretching exercises. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------For more information and help in recycling, please visit the following websites: Worldwide: http://www.acer-group.com/public/Sustainability/sustainability01.htm http://www.acer-group.com/public/Sustainability/sustainability04.htm EN-4 UNPAC KI NG 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. • LCD Monitor • AC Power Cord • D-Sub Cable • • User Manual • Quick Start Guide • Audio Cable (Only Audio-Input Model) (Optional) • EN-5 Qwerty Remote Controller Battery x 2 USB Cable 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. In stal l: Align the base with the stand and push the base towards the top of the monitor, Tighten the screw clock-wise. Remo ve: Reverse the steps to remove the base. SCREEN POSITION ADJUSTMENT In oder 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. 15° EN-6 5° CONNECTING THE POWER CORD • 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 power cord to the AC Inlet, plug another end to a proper 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 • • • • • • 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 sunlight 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. • Always unplug the monitor before cleaning. • Use a soft cloth to wipe the screen and cabinet front and sides. EN-7 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 Lig ht ON White 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 Power Saving state back to ON state is around 3 seconds. Long press Power Button for 4 seconds into Power Off Mode. 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. EN-8 CONNECTOR PIN ASSIGNMENT 15-Pin Color Display Signal Cable 5 1 10 6 15 11 PIN DESCRIPTION PIN D ESCRIPTION 1. Red 9. +5V 2. Green 10. Sync-Ground 3. Blue 11. Monitor Ground 4. Monitor Ground 12. DDC-Serial Data 5. DDC-Ground 13. H-Sync 6. R-Ground 14. V-Sync 7. G-Ground 15. DDC-Serial Clock 8. B-Ground 19-Pin color display signal cable* PIN D ESCRIPTION PIN D ESCRIPTION 1. TMDS Data 2+ 10. TMDS Clock+ 2. TMDS Data 2 Shield 11. TMDS Clock Shield 3. TMDS Data 2- 12. TMDS Clock- 4. TMDS Data 1+ 13. CEC 5. TMDS Data 1 Shield 14. Reserved (N.C. on device) 6. TMDS Data1- 15. SCL 7. TMDS Data 0+ 16. SDA 8. TMDS Data 0 Shield 17. DDC/CEC Ground 9. TMDS Data 0- 18. +5V Power 19. Hot Plug Detect * only for certain models EN-9 Standard Timing Table Mode Resolution 1 VGA 640x480 60 Hz 2 MAC 640x480 66.66 Hz 3 VESA 720x400 70 Hz 4 SVGA 800x600 56 Hz 5 SVGA 800x600 60 Hz 6 XGA 1024x768 60 Hz 7 XGA 1024x768 70 Hz 8 VESA 1152x864 75 Hz 9 WXGA 1280x800 60 Hz 10 SXGA 1280x1024 60 Hz 11 WXGA+ 1440x900 60 Hz 12 UXGA 1920x1080 60 Hz EN-10 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 HDMI Cable (Only HDMI-Input Model)(Optional) a. Make sure both the monitor and computer are powered-OFF. b. Connect the HDMI cable to the computer. 2. Connect the Audio Cable to PC Analog Audio output (Lime green connector) (Only Audio-Input Model). 3. Connect the LAN Cable (LAN Cable is for Display+ only, no function in PC mode). 4. Connect the USB Cable to PC Host. 5. USB HUB: For USB Device connect. 6. Connect to the PC Microphone Audio Input (Pink connector). 7. Connect to the Earphone or External Speaker (Optional). 8. Card Reader for SD, MMC, MS, MS PRO and XD card. 9. Connect power cord: Connect the power cord to the monitor, then to a properly grounded AC outlet. 10.Power-ON Monitor and Computer Power-ON the monitor first, then power-ON the computer. This sequence is very important. 11.If the monitor still does not function properly, please refer to the troubleshooting section to diagnose the problem. Speaker USB HUB 5 5 USB HUB 8 Card Reader LAN HUB 1X 2X 3X 4X speaker 5X speaker 3 9 7 9 6 7 1-2 1-1 EN-11 5 2 3 4 4 2 1-1 1-2 6 USER CONTROLS 1 2 3 4 5 6 Power Power Switch / Power LED: To turn the monitor ON or OFF. Lights up to indicate the power is turned ON. Using the Shortcut Menu Press the function button to open the shortcut menu. The shortcut menu lets you quickly select the most commonly accessed settings. EN-12 1 Empowering: Press the Empowering Key to open the Acer eColor Management OSD and access the scenario modes. 2 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. 3 MENU OSD functions Press this botton to activate the OSD menu. 4 Volume Up / Down Press to adjust volume (Only Audio-Input Model)(Optional) 5 INPUT Input Key (PC Mode) Use Input key to select from different video sources that may be connected to your monitor. (a) VGA input (b) HDMI input As you cycle through the sources you will see the following messages on top right side of screen to indicate currently selected input source. It may take 1 or 2 seconds for the image to appear. VGA or HDMI If either VGA or HDMI input is selected ,but the VGA and HDMI cables are not connected, a floating dialog box indicates: ”Cable Not Connected” When the video cable is connected, but there is no active signal input, a floating dialog box in indicates: ”No Signal” 6 Source Key Use Source Key to select PC Mode or Plus Mode. EN-13 Acer eColor Management Operation instructions Step 1: Press “ ” Key to open the Acer eColor Management OSD and access the scenario modes Step 2: Press “ ” or “ ” to select the mode Step 3: Press “Adjust/Exit” 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 Optimal balance of brightness and contrast Text mode prevent eyestrain. The most comfortable way to read onscreen text N/A Standard mode D e fault Settin g. R eflects n ative d isp la y capability N/A Grahpic mode Enhances colors and emphasize fine detail. Pictures and photographs appear in vibrant colors with sharp detail. N/A Movie mode Displays scenes in clearest detail. Presents g re a t visu a ls , e ve n in u n su ita b ly -lit environments. EN-14 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 Timeout 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 / keys, select Picture from the OSD. Then navigate to the picture element you wish to adjust. Use the to Enter to the item page. 3 Use the / 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-15 Adjusting the OSD Timeout 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-16 Adjusting the setting 1 Press the MENU key to bring up the OSD. 2 Using the / keys, select Setting from the OSD. Then navigate to the feature you wish to adjust. Use the to Enter to the item page. 3 The Setting menu can be used to adjust the screen Menu Language and other important settings. EN-17 Product information 1920 x 1080 H: 67KHz V: 60Hz VGA Input S/N:ETL53091326350380B3742 1 Press the MENU key to bring up the OSD. 2 Using the / keys, select Information from the OSD. Then the basic information of LCD monitor will show up for current input. EN-18 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 LED ON · Using OSD, adjust brightness and contrast to maximum or reset to their default settings. LED OFF · 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. Unstable Picture · Check if the specification of graphics adapter and monitor is in compliance which may be causing the input signal frequency mismatch. Display is missing, center shift, or too small or too large in display size · Using OSD, adjust RESOLUTION, CLOCK, CLOCK-PHASE, H-POSITION and VPOSITION with non-standard signals. · Using OSD, in case of missing full-screen 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. · Check the audio cable with the host PC is connected. · Check if the volume setup of the host PC is in minimum position and try to raise the volume level. No Picture LED displays amber color Abnormal Picture Abnormal Sound (Only AudioInput model) (Optional) No sound, or sound level is too low EN-19 We, Acer Incorporated Declaration of Conformity 8F, 88, Sec. 1, Hsin Tai Wu Rd., Hsichih, Taipei Hsien 221, Taiwan Contact Person: Mr. Easy Lai, e-mail:email@example.com And, Acer Europe SA Via Cantonale, Centro Galleria 2 6928 Manno Switzerland Hereby declare that: Product: Trade Name: Model Number: SKU Number: LCD monitor Acer D241H D241H 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 Mercury Hexavalent Chromium 0.1% Polybrominated Biphenyls (PBB’s) 0.1% Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDE’s) 0.1% 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. EN-20 R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC as attested by conformity with the following harmonized standard: l Article 3.1(a) Health and Safety -. EN60950-1 -. EN62311 l Article 3.1(b) EMC -. EN301 489-1 -. EN301 489-17 l Article 3.2 Spectrum Usages -. EN300 328 Year to begin affixing CE marking 2010. Jan. 22, 2010 _______________________________ Easy Lai /Manager Date Regulation Center, Acer Inc. EN-21 - 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: Trade Name: Model Number: SKU Number: LCD Monitor Acer D241H D241H xxxxxx (“x” = 0~9, a ~ z, A ~ Z or Blank) 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-22 Acer Display+ LCD Monitor Setup Guide © 2010 All Rights Reserved. Acer Display+ LCD Monitor Setup Guide Acer Display+ LCD Monitor Setup Guide 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. 3 To set up Acer Display+ as an independent display, please follow the steps below: 1 Attach the base. 2 Connect the Ethernet cable or configure your Wi-Fi settings. 3 Connect external speakers (optional). 4 Connect the power cord to the monitor, then to a properly grounded AC outlet. 5 Turn the monitor on. 6 If the monitor does not function properly, please refer to the troubleshooting section to diagnose the problem. To install Acer Display+ on your host system, please follow the steps below: 1 2 Connecting the video cable a Make sure both the monitor and computer are switched off. b Connect the VGA video cable to the computer. Connecting the HDMI cable a Make sure both the monitor and computer are switched off. b Connect one end of the HDMI cable to the back of the monitor and the other end to the computer's port. 3 Connect the audio cable to the PC to play audio via display speaker.* 4 Connect external speakers.* 5 Connect the USB cable to the PC to enable the USB device and memory cards to act as extended hub for the PC.* 6 Connect the microphone cable to the PC to enable the built-in microphone on Acer Display+ to act as an extended microphone for PC use.* 7 Connect the power cord to the monitor, then to a properly grounded AC outlet. 8 Turn on the monitor first, then the computer. This sequence is very important. 9 If the monitor does not function properly, please refer to the troubleshooting section to diagnose the problem. Note: * Steps 3 to 6 are optional. English Setting up English 4 Overview 4 5 2 1 3 1 6 Number 7 8 14 13 9 10 11 12 Item Description 1 Microphone Internal microphone. 2 Power button Turns the device on and off. * Press for less than four seconds to go to sleep mode. * Press and hold for more than four seconds to turn the monitor off. 3 Shortcut buttons Shortcut buttons: Pre-defined shortcut / Input button functions for each widget application. Input button: Switches between Display+ mode and generic monitor mode. 4 USB port Display+ mode: Connects to USB mass storage devices, keyboard and mouse. Generic monitor mode: Acts as normal downstream port. 5 Item Description 5 Multi-in-1 card reader Accepts Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO (MS PRO), MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital (SD), and xD-Picture Card (xD). 6 AC-in Connects to an AC adapter. 7 Mic-out Connects to the PC mic-in for microphone function in generic monitor mode. 8 Audio-out Connects to external speakers. 9 HDMI Supports high-definition digital video connections. 10 VGA-in Connects to a PC. 11 USB port Display+ mode: Connects to USB mass storage devices, keyboard and mouse. Generic monitor mode: Acts as normal downstream port. 12 Audio-in Accepts audio line-in devices. 13 Ethernet (RJ-45) port Connects to an Ethernet 10/100-based network. 14 Type B USB port Connects to a PC. English Number VOL Back + Remote control with QWERTY keyboard OK English 6 Q W E R T Y U Ta I O P Del Enter Ca Shift Fn Item Description Power key Turns the device on and off. * Press for less than four seconds to go to sleep mode. * Press and hold for more than 4 seconds to turn the monitor off. Navigation keys Navigate up, down, left and right through widget settings options. OK Use this to select a widget in the widget bar and to affix the widget to the selected section. Open the widget bar. Back Go back one function level. Colored keys Shortcut widget functions. Fn keys Press the orange Fn key to type the designated orange characters. Press the blue Fn key to type the designated blue characters. 7 Your Acer Display+ monitor has built-in widget-based functions such as calendar, poster, weather, news, clock, audio/video, and digital photo frame function for browsing pictures even when the monitor is not connected to a computer. Note: For instructions on how to configure the settings for each widget, refer to Settings on page 16. Customizing your screen Customize your widgets' size and layout on your screen. You can place up to three widget applications on your screen two small widgets on the left and a big widget on the center-right. You can also set up the digital photo frame function in full-screen mode. English Widgets English 8 To customize your layout: 1 Press the Home key to open the widget toolbar on the right.. 2 Use the up and down navigation keys to select a widget and press OK. 3 Press OK to place the widget on your selected container. Note: To customize settings for each widget, click Settings. 9 When you set the calendar as a small widget, use the left and right navigation keys to switch months. When you set the calendar as a big widget, use the left and right navigation keys to switch months. You can also choose to show your Google or Yahoo calendar, create events, and switch views (month / week / day / agenda). Month Week Day Agenda Note: You need to be connected to the Internet to be able to synchronize Google or Yahoo calendar in Acer Display+. You cannot set up a new Google or Yahoo account through Acer Display+, however, you can log in to your Google or Yahoo calendar using Acer Display+. English Calendar English 10 Adding an event 1 Click New Event and add the information needed on the pop-up window. 2 Click Save to save the event. Deleting / modifying an event 1 Select the event and click Delete on the pop-up window. 2 To modify an event, select the event and modify the details on the pop-up window. 3 Click Save to save the changes. Poster The poster function allows you to create text/voice notes, view your Google or Yahoo email inbox, and display photos and play videos from your inbox. You can display up to five notes on your screen. Select Text/Voice to display all text/voice notes, and Star Set to display your starred notes. Use the up and down navigation keys to switch pages. To create a note: 1 Select Text or Voice. 2 Create your note. 3 Select Save to add new memo, or Cancel to quit. 4 Press OK to read or listen to the note. 5 Select Delete to delete a note. Note: When making voice notes, be sure to speak clearly in front of the microphone. You can record up to a total of 60 minutes of voice notes, with a maximum of 3 minutes per note. 11 You can set up your news widget to show only the headline, or to show the headline and article. When showing only the headline: 1 Press the right navigation key to go to the language page. 2 Press the right navigation key again to go to the news source page. 3 Select your preferred language and source, and press the left navigation key to go back to the main view. To show the headline and full article: 1 Select the news article you want to read, then press OK. 2 Press Back to go back to the previous page. When showing the headline and full article: 1 Press the right navigation key to go to the next article. 2 Press the left navigation key to go to the previous article. 3 Press the up and down keys to move to the next or previous page of the selected news article. English News English 12 Photo Acer Display+ functions as a digital photo frame for browsing pictures and viewing slideshows from various sources — multi-in-1 card reader, media server, USB, Flickr, and Picasa. When setup as a small widget: 1 Use the up and down navigation keys to navigate pictures in the same folder. 2 Use the left and right navigation keys to navigate the function bar. Note: The onscreen function bar will automatically hide itself after 30 seconds. Press any key to bring the function bar up again. When setup as a big widget: 1 Use the up and down navigation keys to navigate pictures in the same folder. 2 Use the left and right navigation keys to navigate the function bar. 3 Click Source and select your picture source. 4 Select slideshow, full screen, or shuffle. 13 1 Use the left and right navigation keys to switch folders. 2 Use the up and down navigation keys to navigate pictures in the same folder. 3 Click Source and select your picture source. 4 Select alideshow, back or shuffle. Note: You need to be connected to the Internet to be able to synchronize your Flickr or Picasa account. Video Watch videos on the Acer Display+ monitor. When setup as a small widget: 1 Use the up and down navigation keys to navigate videos in the same folder. 2 Use the left and right navigation keys to navigate the function bar. English When in full-screen mode: English 14 When setup as a big widget: 1 Use the up and down navigation keys to navigate videos in the same folder. 2 Use the left and right navigation keys to switch folders. 3 Click Source and select your video source. When in full screen mode: 1 Use the left and right navigation keys to switch folders. 2 Use the up and down navigation keys to navigate videos in the same folder. 3 Click Source and select your video source. 15 Use the up and down navigation keys to navigate music in the same folder. Use the left and right navigation keys to switch folders. Click Source and select your music source. Time and Date Use the left and right navigation keys to change time zones. Use the up and down keys to change cities. Weather The weather widget is synchronized with Google weather. Use the right navigation key to switch countries/cities. Use the up and down navigation keys to switch between temperature scales. English Music English 16 Settings Calendar You can set up your Google or Yahoo calendar on the Acer Display+. Click the Apply / Cancel button to apply or cancel your selected settings. Click Back to go back to the main view. Photo You can set up to five Picasa accounts and five Yahoo accounts, and configure the slideshow effect / time period for the photo slideshow. Click the Apply / Cancel button to apply or cancel your selected settings. Press Back to go back to the main view. 17 The news widget is synchronized with Google news by default. You can also subscribe to other RSS feeds. Click the Apply / Cancel button to apply or cancel your selected settings. Press Back to go back to the main view. Poster You can view your Yahoo and Google mail inbox in the Poster widget. Click the Apply / Cancel button to apply or cancel your selected settings. Press Back to go back to the main view. English News English 18 Auto On / Off You can configure your Acer Display+ to turn on and off automatically at designated times and days. Click the Apply / Cancel button to apply or cancel your selected settings. Press Back to go back to the main view. Network You can set up Acer Display+ to connect to the Internet via LAN or wireless network. Click the Apply / Cancel button to apply or cancel your selected settings. Press Back to go back to the main view. 19 You can set up your time and date based on the central time zones or manually. Click the Apply / Cancel button to apply or cancel your selected settings. Press Back to go back to the main view. Language You can choose your preferred language and keyboard layout under Language in the Settings page. Click the Apply / Cancel button to apply or cancel your selected settings. Press Back to go back to the main view. Note: Language availability varies by region. English Time and Date English 20 System In the System page, you can adjust the volume, set the Startup Wizard, change your settings back to the default, and play the Startup Tutorial. Click the Apply / Cancel button to apply or cancel your selected settings. Press Back to go back to the main view. Software update To update your software: 1 Download the latest software code from http://csd.acer.com.tw and copy to a USB drive or an SD card. 2 Insert the SD card and follow the instructions on the pop up window. Important: Do not turn the display off while the update is ongoing.