Acer LCD Monitor Quick Start Guide (QSG) Important safety instructions English Please read the following instructions carefully. 1. To clean the LCD monitor screen: Be sure that your monitor is electrically rated to operate with the AC power available in your location. • Turn off the LCD monitor and unplug the power cord. • Spray a non-solvent cleaning solution onto a rag and clean the screen gently. • NEVER SPRAY OR POUR ANY LIQUID DIRECTLY ONTO THE SCREEN OR CASE. • PLEASE DO NOT USE ANY AMMONIA OR ALCOHOL-BASED CLEANERS ON THE LCD DISPLAY SCREEN OR CASE. • Acer will not be liable for damage resulting from use of any ammonia or alcohol-based cleaners. 2. Do not place the LCD monitor near a window. Exposing the monitor to rain, moisture or sunlight can severely damage it. 3. Do not apply pressure to the LCD screen. Excessive pressure may cause permanent damage to the display. 4. Do not remove the cover or attempt to service this unit yourself. An authorized technician should perform servicing of any nature. 5. Store the LCD monitor in a room with a temperature of -20° to 60° C (-4° to 140° F). Storing the LCD monitor outside this range may result in permanent damage. 6. Immediately unplug your monitor and call an authorized technician if any of the following circumstances occur: • Monitor-to-PC signal cable is frayed or damaged. • Liquid spills onto the LCD monitor or the monitor is exposed to rain. • The LCD monitor or case is damaged. Package contents LCD monitor Quick start guide VGA cable AC Adapter AC Power cord HDMI cable (Optional) DVI cable (Optional) Audio cable (Optional) Adjusting the monitor base 1. Carefully remove the monitor from its packaging. 2. Pull the monitor base out fully so that the monitor can be placed on a stable surface in the upright position. 3. Secure the monitor base by turning the white screws (at the bottom of the base) using the integrated tab or a suitable coin. Connecting your monitor to a computer 1. Turn off your computer and unplug your computer’s power cord. 2. Connect the signal cable to the VGA and/or DVI-D (optional) and/or HDMI input socket of the monitor, and the VGA and/or DVI-D (optional) and/or HDMI output socket of the graphics card on the computer. Then tighten the thumbscrews on the signal cable connector. 3. Connect one end of the adapter to the monitor and the other end to a properly grounded, AC outlet. 4. Plug the power cords of your computer and your monitor into a nearby electrical outlet. 5. Connect the audio cable (Optional). Connect an audio cable to the audio port of the monitor. Note: Audio output is only for audio output model. Please check user manual for more instruction. Panel controls No. Item 1 Power button / Turns the monitor on/off. Blue indicates power on. indicator Blinking blue indicates standby / power saving mode. Description 2 < / > button Press the < / > button to navigate to the desired function or to change the settings of the current function. 3 Menu / Enter button Press to view the OSD menu. Press it again to enter a selection in the OSD menu. 4 Auto / Exit button • When the OSD menu is active, press this button to exit the OSD menu. • When the OSD menu is inactive, press this button to activate the Auto Adjustment function. 5 Empowering Key Press this button to open the Acer eColor Management OSD and access the scenario modes. Regulations and safety notices English FCC notices 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. CE declaration of conformity Hereby, Acer Inc., declares that this LCD monitor is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of EMC Directive 2014/30/EU, Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU, and RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU and Directive 2009/125/EC with regard to establishing a framework for the setting of ecodesign requirements for energy-related product. Notice: Shielded cables All connections to other computing devices must be made using shielded cables to maintain compliance with EMC 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 authority, which is granted by the Federal Communications Commission, to operate this product. 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. Remarque a I’intention des utilisateurs canadiens Cet appareil numerique de la classe B est conforme a la norme NMB-003 du Canada. Disposal of waste equipment by user in private household in the European Union This symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product must not be disposed of with your other household waste. Instead, it is your responsibility to dispose of your waste equipment by handing it over it a designated collection point for the recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment. The separate collection and recycling of your waste equipment at the time of disposal will help to conserve natural resources and ensure that it is recycled in a manner that protects human health and the environment. For more information abut where you can drop off your waste equipment for recycling, please contact your local city office, your household waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product. In order to prevent damage to the monitor, do not lift the monitor by its base.