1 Introduction The Acer Projector Gateway (APG) is a smart, integrated system that enhances presentations via your Acer projector. The APG provides versatile source connectivity, the latest eDisplay Management tools for networking display, supports for media contents playback via the built-in decoder and more. Networking APG features • With high-performance wireless projection via an acer USB WiFi adapter or an RJ-45 port for wired connections (only for the models with RJ-45 port). • The projector can act as an access point (AP) or work in Client mode when doing networking display. • Users can easily launch the Acer eDisplay Management to do Full screen, L/ R, 4-split screen projection and enable high quality video streaming. • Powerful wireless display features ready for devices with different OS (MS Windows, Mac OS, Android, iOS) • Supports wireless network security (WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK). • Acer Projector Gateway Web Management enables a web-based control of Acer projector for Windows NB/PC (only when the projector is in AP mode). • Supports firmware upgrade via USB flash drive. • Crestron compliant (only for the models with RJ-45 port). Multi-media features • • Fancy and stylish user interface for better experience. • Supports high resolution JPEG and BMP picture formats, slideshow and various slideshow effects for the best viewing experience. • Supports MP3, PCM and WMA...audio formats, music spectrum and random play function for your pleasing. • Supports MPEG4, H.264, WMV, MKV ...video formats and smooth video playback with 1080p@30Hz. • Supports office documents playback (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF). • • Easy control for all media functions by the remote control. • You can mirror or extend your screen via the source USB B or USB Connection. You can enjoy media & documents playback via internal memory, USB flash drive and SD card (for selected models). DLNA compliant. You can enjoy connectivity with other DLNA devices if under the same local area network environment. English Acer Projector Gateway English 2 Getting Started Connecting multi-media device to the projector 1 2 3 4 USB B # Component Description 1 LAN port Connects to an Ethernet 10/100-based network. 2 Mini USB Projects NB/PC screen via mini USB (USB B or USB Connection). NOTE: USB Type A is for USB display (K1 series). 3 USB Type A Connects to USB flash drive for multimedia playback. Or connects to a USB WiFi adapter (optional). NOTE: To enable wireless function, the USB Wireless Adaptor must be plugged into the USB A1 port if the projector is equipped with 2 USB Type A ports. 4 SD card slot (for selected models) Insert the SD card for multimedia playback. To switch between different inputs, press SOURCE on the projector or remote control to open the Source menu that allows you to select an input signal source. 3 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. English Copyright © 2013. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. English 4 Control Panel and Remote Control Control Panel 3 4 1 5 2 # Function Description 1 MENU Launches the projector Onscreen Display (OSD) menu. 2 BACK Stop Cancels your selection, or goes back to previous page. Stops the playing media files. 3 SOURCE Press to open the Source menu that allows you to select an input signal source. 4 Four directional selection keys Selects the media files in four directions. 5 ENTER Play/Pause Confirms your selection of items. Plays/Pauses the playing media files. 5 11 12 8 9 10 # 1 Function ENTER Description Confirms your selection of items. 2 BACK Cancels your selection, or goes back to previous page. 3 MEDIA HOME Goes to MEDIA HOME page. NOTE: This button is only available when the input signal is MEDIA. 4 5 Selects the media files in four directions. Four directional select pad VOL +/- Increases/decreases the volume. English Remote Control English 6 # Function 6 Description Rewind • • Play/Pause Plays/Pauses the playing media files. Stop Stops the playing media files. Fast-forward • • Goes to the previous file. Rewinds the playing media files with a long press for 1 second. Goes to the next file. Fast-forwards the playing media files with a long press for 1 second. Previous Goes to the previous file. Next Goes to the next file. Rewind Rewinds the playing media files. Fast-forward Fast-forwards the playing media files. 7 SOURCE Press to open the Source menu that allows you to select an input signal source. 8 MENU Launches the projector Onscreen Display (OSD) menu. 9 MEDIA SETUP 10 PAGE ^/v PgUp/PgDn Opens MEDIA SETUP page. For computer mode only. Use the button to select the next or previous page. This function is only available when connected to a computer via a USB cable. 11 INFO Displays information of the selected file. 12 A/a Launches the projector OSD subtitle menu during video playback. 7 English Media Mode Main Home page Main features Content sources This mode allows you to browse media files stored in different devices, such as RAM (internal memory), USB flash drive, USB hard drive and SD card (for selected models) when connected to the projector. No matter where you are, you can always press MEDIA HOME to go back to MEDIA HOME page. Adjust projector source to MEDIA. NOTE: Document mode is an optional function. NOTE: Supported capacity for USB flash drive: up to USB 3.0 64GB, for USB hard drive: up to 1TB. NOTE: Supported capacity for SD/SDHC/MicroSD: up to 64GB Class 2-10. NOTE: Some external USB hard drives may not be supported due to lack of USB power. NOTE: Disks with partitions are not supported. English 8 Music When viewing music files Title image/ source Total events/ files Sidebar Thumbnail sorting Goes back to previous page Goes to the Music Setting in the Media Setup page You can press the four directional selection keys to select the album and press ENTER to access. To use the sidebar, press repeatedly until it displays and you can browse files by albums/artists/genres/songs. When playing music Song information Control bar Music playback status Goes back to previous page Goes to the Music Setting in the Media Setup page You can press / to adjust the volume. To select the backward/forward speed, press the Rewind/Fast-forward key repeatedly. For details on the Music setting, see "Music Setting". 9 Photo When viewing photos Title image/ source Total events/ files Sidebar Thumbnail sorting Goes back to previous page Goes to the Photo Setting in the Media Setup page You can press the four directional selection keys to select the file and press ENTER to access. To use the sidebar, press repeatedly until it displays and you can browse files by events/photos. When playing photos Selected photo Control bar Goes back to previous page Goes to the Photo Setting in the Media Setup page English NOTE: Only MP3 files with ID3 tags can be sorted in the sidebar. English 10 You can press to start a slideshow in full screen. Music playback is allowed during a slideshow. You can press / to adjust the volume. For details on the Photo Setting, see "Photo Setting". Video When viewing video files Title image/ source Total events/ files Sidebar Thumbnail sorting Goes back to previous page Goes to the Video Setting in the Media Setup page You can press the four directional selection keys to select the file and press ENTER to access. To use the sidebar, press repeatedly until it displays and you can browse files by collections/videos. When playing videos Video playback status Control bar Goes back to previous page Goes to the Video Setting in the Media Setup page You can press / to adjust the volume. To select the backward/forward speed, press the Rewind/Fast-forward key repeatedly. To display the subtitle, 11 Document (optional) When viewing document files Title image/ source Total events/ files Sidebar list sorting Goes back to previous page Goes to the Document Setting in the Media Setup page You can press / to select the file and press ENTER to view it. To use the sidebar, press repeatedly until it displays and you can browse files by document file formats. Button operations are different when viewing different types of documents. For details on the Document Setting, see "Document Setting". NOTE: Office Reader: 1 2 3 All IPR, including but not limited to copyright, in the Picsel Products is owned by Picsel suppliers. The End User may not: • Make copies of the Picsel Products or make them available for use by third parties. • Reverse engineer, disassemble, reverse translate, or in any way decode the Picsel Products or any copy or part of it in order to derive any source code, save only as is permitted by any applicable law. Picsel make no representations or warranties whether express or implied (by statute or otherwise) relating to the performance, quality, English you can press A/a on the remote control (if available) to trigger the projector OSD subtitle menu. For details on the Video Setting, see "Video Setting". English 12 merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of the Picsel Products or otherwise and all such representations or warranties are specifically disclaimed and excluded. 4 Picsel agrees and acknowledges that Picsel and the Picsel Products will not be specifically mentioned in the end user license agreement. NOTE: No support for advanced settings, such as Microsoft Word drawing plug-in or table background settings. NOTE: Contents outside the defined borders in Microsoft Word will not be displayed. NOTE: Microsoft PowerPoint slide effects not supported. NOTE: Worksheets are displayed individually and sequentially when the workbook has multiple worksheets. NOTE: Page layout and numbering may be changed during decoding. NOTE: Objects embedded in files cannot be activated or viewed. NOTE: Decoding may take a while for large files with complex contents. 13 English Media Setup Media setup page allows you to adjust settings for file listing and playing. To use the media setup page: Press MEDIA SETUP when listing or playing media files to access individual menu items for different types of media files. Or you can follow below steps to access all menu items. 1 Adjust projector source to MEDIA. 2 Press / 3 Press / 4 Press / values. 5 To exit, press BACK. Main menu to select Setup and press ENTER. to select a main menu item and press ENTER to enter. to select a submenu item and press / to change setting Setting Sub menu Goes back to previous page English 14 Video Setting Use this function to choose your desired aspect ratio. • Auto: Keeps the image with original width-height ratio and maximizes the image to fit native horizontal or vertical pixels. • 1:1: Keeps the image with original width-height aspect ratio. Display Ratio Play Mode Adjusts the play mode. Auto Play Automatically plays video files when selecting "Video" in the MEDIA HOME page. Subtitle Use this function to choose your desired subtitle. Subtitle Size Adjusts the subtitle size. Subtitle Position Adjusts the subtitle position. Photo Setting Use this function to choose your desired aspect ratio. • Auto: Keeps the image with original width-height ratio and maximizes the image to fit native horizontal or vertical pixels. • 1:1: Keeps the image with original width-height aspect ratio. Display Ratio Slideshow Duration Use this function to set the time that each photo on a slide is displayed. Slideshow Repeat Decides whether you want to repeat the slideshow. Slideshow Effect Slideshow Background Music Chooses a slideshow effect that you want. Plays music files stored in the same input during a slideshow. • On: Plays all the music files in sequence. • Shuffle: Randomly plays music files. Music Setting Play Mode Adjusts the play mode. Show Virtual Effect Decides whether you want to show the virtual effect. Auto Play Automatically plays music files when selecting "Music" in the MEDIA HOME page. 15 Adjusts the play mode. Play Mode • Fit Height: Scales the file vertically to fill the height of the window. This is the default setting for PowerPoint files. For 16:9 PowerPoint files, adjust the setting to "Fit Width". • Fit Width: Scales the file horizontally to fill the width of the window. Adjusts the display view. Display View • List: The files are displayed in a list of filenames. • Thumbnail: The files are displayed in thumbnail previews. Firmware Upgrade Select Yes to do firmware upgrade by USB flash drive. 1 Download new media FW files by one compressed file from acer global website. 2 Copy all uncompressed files in USB flash drive (XXXX.bin as released and UPGRADEINFO.INI), and plug in projector. 3 Check projector source upto USB A. 4 Media Gallery > Setup > Firmware Upgrade. 5 Confirm to go. 6 Projector will show welcome screen automatically when upgrade finishes. NOTE: When upgrading the firmware, remove all cables and other USB devices. NOTE: To utilize the Mirroring Display function (optional), make sure you have updated the firmware to the latest version from www.acer.com, and use the acer USB WiFi adapter, UWA2. English Document Setting English 16 About This page displays the general information about this projector. 17 1 JPEG Decode Supports JPEG picture formats Thumbnails preview Supports BMP picture formats 2 Video Decode and Movie Formats Supports MJPEG Supports H263, H264 Supports AVI, MOV movie formats Supports SRT Subtitle format. 3 Music Formats Supports PCM, ADPCM audio formats Supports WMA/OGG/MP3 4 5 Card Reader Interface (for selected models) Supports SD memory card USB Interface Supports mass storage class Supports SDHC memory card Supports USB2.0 NOTE: The video clip and its SRT subtitle file must be located in the same folder and with same filename (ex. Abcde.avi & Abcde.srt). NOTE: Some user-made subtitles may not work properly. NOTE: Video clips produced with some encoders may not be played correctly. Detail is to follow format supported table. NOTE: The media mode supports max. 999 directories and max. 9999 files for USB devices/disks. English Supported multi-media formats English 18 Supported photo formats Image type (ext name) Sub type Encode type Max pixels Jpeg / Jpg Baseline YUV420 No Limitation YUV422 YUV440 YUV444 Progressive YUV420 5120 X 3840 YUV422 YUV440 YUV444 BMP No Limitation NOTE: JPEG header size must be under 512 Kbytes. Supported music formats Music type (ext name) Sample rate (KHz) Bit rate (Kbps) MP3 8-48 8-320 WMA 22-48 5-320 OGG 8-48 64-320 ADPCM-WAV 8-48 32-384 PCM-WAV 8-48 128-1536 AAC 8-48 8-256 19 File format Video format MAX res MAX bit rate Frame rate Audio format AVI MKV XVID MPEG-2/4 H.264 M-JPEG WMV3 1080P 30Mbps 30fps MPEG1/2/3 PCM ADPCM AAC No support VC-1 AP H. 264 support less than 6 reference frames No Support AC3HD,DTS-HD TS MPEG-2 H.264 1080P 30Mbps 30fps MPEG1/2/3 LPCM AAC H. 264 support less than 6 reference frames No Support AC3HD,DTS-HD DAT VOB MPG MPEG MPEG-1 MPEG-2 1080P 30Mbps 30fps MPEG1/2/3 No Support AC3HD,DTS-HD MOV MP4 MPEG-4 H.264 1080P 30Mbps 30fps PCM AAC H. 264 support less than 6 reference frames RM RV3 RV4 720P 5Mbps 30fps Cook (RA6) AAC (RA9) RACP (RA10) - WMV WMV3 1080P 25Mbps 30fps WMA2 WMA3 No Support VC-1 AP LPCM Remark NOTE: B-Frame function is not supported. Supported subtitle formats Format Font Subtitle Size Standard SRT UTF-8/ UTF-16 4bits up to 448x200 2bits up to 896x200 NOTE: Mixed code in subtitle files is not supported. English Supported video formats English 20 Supported document formats File format Support version Pages/lines limitation Size limitation Adobe PDF PDF 1.0 Up to 1000 pages (One File) Up to 75MB - Because office viewer does not load all pages of MS Word file at the same time, there are no obvious limitations of page and line. Up to 100MB Not support Bold Text in Simple Chinese font Remark PDF 1.1 PDF 1.2 PDF 1.3 PDF 1.4 MS Word British Word 95. Word 97, 2000, 2002, 2003. Word 2007(.docx), 2010(.docx) 21 MS PowerPoint British Excel 5, 95. Row Limit: up to 595 Excel 97, 2000, 2002, 2003. Column Limit: up to 256 Excel 2007(.xlsx), 2010(.xlsx). Sheet up to 100 Office XP Excel Note: Any one of three limitations above can not appear on one excel file simultaneously. British PowerPoint 97. Up to 1000 pages (One File) PowerPoint 2000, 2002, 2003. PowerPoint 2007(.pptx). PowerPoint 2010(.pptx), . Office XP PowerPoint. PowerPoint presentatio n-2003 and earlier(.ppx) PowerPoint presentatio n-2007 and 2010(.ppsx) Up to 15MB Not support passwordprotected sheets Up to 19MB No support SlideShow order English MS Excel English 22 DLNA Mode This function allows you to project the media files stored on all DLNA devices under the same local network area wirelessly. Before using this function, please consider your network bandwidth and decide if you want to use the AP mode or Client mode. NOTE: Only Video/Photo/Music files are supported for this function. NOTE: DLNA only works under AP mode and Client mode. NOTE: Make sure to finish network setup before using the DLNA mode. 23 • Setting up the AP Mode 1 Connect the WiFi adapter to the USB jack of the projector. 2 Adjust projector source to DLNA. 3 Press / displays. to select Setup and press ENTER. The Network Settings page 4 Press to select AP Mode. 5 Highlight Projector ID and press / to decide if you want to enable Projector ID. If enabled, 4 digit random number will display on the upperleft corner of the splash screen when your NB/PC is connected to the projector. 6 If you would like to change the Projector SSID, highlight Projector SSID and press to modify. 7 If you would like to secure wireless networks, highlight Security and press / to select a preferred scheme. For details on Security settings, please see "Security settings". 8 After finishing adjustment, press Apply / Enter. / English Network Setup English 24 • Setting up the Client Mode 1 Connect the WiFi adapter to the USB jack of the projector. 2 Adjust projector source to DLNA. 3 Press / displays. to select Setup and press ENTER. The Network Settings page 4 Press to select Client Mode. 5 Select a network you want to join. If you select a secured network, a dialogue will pop up asking you to enter the username and password. / NOTE: The projector cannot be connected to a network that requires you to enter the username and password on a webpage. Media Console (DMP) The projector works as a Digital Media Player (DMP) to browse and play media from other DLNA compliant devices or NB/PCs under the same local area network. The function works either when the projector is in AP mode or Client mode. 25 1 Adjust projector source to DLNA. 2 Press / to select Media Console (DMP) and press 3 Press / to select a device and press ENTER. 4 Shared files will appear. For how to view and play the files, see "Music", "Photo"and "Video". . NOTE: The maximum number of files can be viewed or played is 1,000. Media Display (DMR) The projector works as a Digital Media Renderer (DMR) and waits for display media content from other DLNA compliant devices under the same local area network. The function works either when the projector is in AP mode or Client mode. To use this function: 1 Adjust projector source to DLNA. 2 Press / to select Media Display (DMR) and press ENTER. Now you can use a DLNA compliant device to choose the photos, music or videos and play the content to the projector wirelessly. English To use this function: English 26 Supported DLNA media formats Supported photo formats Image format Profile Color space Size limitation JPEG Baseline YUV400 8000*6000 YUV420 YUV422 YUV440 YUV444 Progressive YUV400 YUV420 Width < 8000 & height < 6000 YUV422 YUV440 YUV444 Supported music formats Audio format Sample rate (KHz) Bit rate (Kbps) MP1/MP2/MP3 16-48 8-320 WMA BaseLine Profile 22-48 5-320 27 File extensions Audio/ video Codec .mpg Video MJPEG1 Main profile, Low and Main Levels (1080P 30fps 16Mbps) Not support Dpicture MJPEG2 Main profile, Low and Main Levels (1080P 30fps 16Mbps) Not support 1080i Audio Profile/level support Remark MPEG-1 Layer I, II MPEG-1 Layer III (mp3) LPCM .mp4 Video Audio MPEG4 Advanced Simple Profile (frame picture), Levels 0-5 (1080P 30fps 16Mbps) H.264/AVC Up to High Profile, Levels 14.1 (1080P 30 fps 16Mbps) AAC PCM ADPCM Supports less than 6 reference frames. Level Prefix parameter of CAVLC should be < 15 English Supported video formats English 28 .wmv Video WMV3 (WMV Ver 9) Audio WMA2 (WMA Ver 9 & 9.1) Up to Main Profile; Low, Medium Level (1080P 30fps 16Mbps) Not support WMA Ver 9 Pro 29 Adjust projector source to LAN/WiFi. Select eDisplay. NOTE: To utilize the Mirroring Display function (optional), make sure you have updated the firmware to the latest version from www.acer.com, and use the acer USB WiFi adapter, UWA2. System Requirements: • Windows Minimum requirement Component Requirement CPU Dual Core Intel Core i 1.6 GHz or ATOM and Celeron are not higher supported Remark Graphic card Intel, nVIDIA or ATI graphic card with 64MB VRAM or above Operating System Windows XP SP3, Vista SP2, Win 7 Not support Starter version SP1 and Win 8 HDD 40MB free space 40MB free space Recommend system settings CPU Dual Core Intel Core i5 2.4Ghz Memory DDR 4GB and above Graphic card 256MB VRAM or above Operating System Windows 7 SP1 English WiFi Display for Windows/Mac OS English 30 • Mac OS CPU Dual Core Intel Core i 1.4 GHz or higher (PowerPC not supported) Graphic card Intel, nVIDIA or ATI graphic card with 64MB VRAM or above OS Mac OS X 10.7 and above WiFi 802.11n Recommended Mac Book series and iMac series after E/2011 models Connect to the projector Before you begin projecting, you will need to do the following things: Turn on and connect to the network Press the Power button on the bundled remote control or the device to turn on your Acer projector and enable the WLAN. Connecting the projector to the LAN for a wired connection is also recommended. Cable/ADSL Modem Internet APG / AP DHCP Server Select the source "LAN/WiFi", you will see the WiFi Display welcome screen. You can set the projector to play 2 kinds of roles: AP Mode (Default) or Client Mode by going to the Settings > LAN/WiFi menu. 31 Select AP Mode in the LAN/WiFi setting, and the projector plays an AP role. You can tap "eDisplay" to see below splash screen. Projector Name(SSID) : AcerProjector001 WiFi IP : 192.168.100.10 Security : None (default) LAN IP : 0.0.0.0 (if no LAN cable plugged in) Check Projector ID (if enabled, a 4-digit random number will display on the upper-left corner of the screen), Projector Name (SSID, default name is AcerProjector), Server IP (default is 192.168.100.10) and Security (default is None). 2 Choose Client Mode in the LAN/WiFi setting and you will see below items. Please connect to an available AP and input password if necessary. Then splash screen displays with below information. Connected AP Name(SSID) : Depended Client IP : Depended Security : Depended LAN IP : 0.0.0.0 (if no LAN cable plugged in) In Client Mode, you can project the screen from your tablet or smartphone to the projector by using the application "eDisplay" and access to Internet as well. English 1 English 32 Check the information on the splash screen Take note of the important information on the splash screen. The splash screen consists of the following items: Projector ID, Acer logo, network information and instructions. Projector ID (displayed only when available) The 4-digit number will not be displayed on the top left of the splash screen until this option is enabled by the supervisor in the Configure tab under Acer eDisplay Management. The four digits are given randomly for projector identification. For more information, please see "Projector ID". Projector Name (SSID) The Projector Name and initial Service Set ID (SSID) can be added by the supervisor on the Configure tab of Acer eDisplay Management. For more information, please see "Network settings". Server IP The Server IP indicates the IP address your projector uses to connect to a wired or wireless network. It will be 192.168.100.10 for general wireless and wired connections. The Server IP will be assigned by the wired network with DHCP enabled. For more information, please see "Network settings". NOTE: If a RJ-45 cable is not connected, the LAN IP will be 0.0.0.0. Security: (None, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK) WPA-PSK (WiFi Protected Access - pre-shared key) and WPA2-PSK are other individual encryption methods with higher level security. The option is enabled by the supervisor in the Configure tab under Acer eDisplay Management. For more information, please see "Security settings". Note: Make sure the LAN/WiFi setting in the projector OSD is On when using the WiFi Display and DLNA functions. Follow the instructions on the splash screen to connect and project 1 Check Projector ID, Projector Name (SSID), Server IP and Security option on the splash screen. Ask your supervisor to set safer key when Security is enabled. 33 Enable your WLAN and select the access point labeled AcerProjector or AcerProjectorXXXX to connect wirelessly. Connect the projector to your LAN for a wired connection. Internet 3 Open the Internet browser (see note). Click on Download Acer eDisplay Management on the welcome page, and then click Run to launch the Welcome to the Acer Projector Gateway Setup Wizard. The installation will proceed automatically. Make sure the installation is complete. Note: If you do not see the welcome page or cannot connect to the wired network, please enter the Server IP address (the second item listed under the Acer logo on the splash screen) into your browser's address bar. Note: Ensure that you have administrator-level permission on your NB/PC so that you can install the software. English 2 English 34 Note: If you receive any security warnings, click OK to proceed with the installation procedure. Note: The Acer eDisplay Management shortcut will be created in desktop when the installation is complete. 4 Acer eDisplay Management will execute automatically and the window shown below will pop up to search for your Acer projector. Note: Make sure your personal firewall does not block the Acer eDisplay Management application. Note: If your NB/PC cannot allow auto-run function, please execute AcerProjectorGatewayW7.exe manually. 5 When the search is complete, a login dialog box will pop up to ask you to enter the User name and Projector ID (if needed) to log in to your acer Projector. 6 The UI will look as it does below when your source successfully connects and begins projecting in 1024 x 768 mode. Note: For the best projection performance, Acer recommends adjusting your resolution to 1024 x 768. 35 Acer eDisplay Management helps users connect to, and control Acer projectors. Acer eDisplay Management includes the following features: For first time installation The utility can be downloaded directly from the projector using a wireless or wired network connection. The software will be set up on any NB/PC in just a few minutes, without disks. Security Acer eDisplay Management supports PIN code security, protecting the Acer projector from unauthorized access and use. Wireless communications between the Acer projector and NB/PC are protected using unique, image-based encryption to prevent eavesdropping or modification of the video signal. Simple GUI for one-click projection The easy-to-use GUI enables one-click usability in finding and connecting to the wireless projector, changing display settings, and controlling the projector. It also supports up to four simultaneous presentations. Onscreen remote An onscreen remote utility gives any user the ability to control functions of the projector without the owner worrying about the loss of or damage to the projector's remote handset or worn-out batteries. English Acer eDisplay Management English 36 Compact user interface The compact user interface (UI) provides a solid look and feel. (a) (e) (c) (b) (d) (f) NOTE: The Freeze and Hide are optional functions. • Allows you to change the projection resolution (a) (optional). To change the projection resolution, click on the resolution below the projector icon to reveal a list of choices. 37 To project from multiple sources, click a number to display by split screen in corresponding location. • Starts projecting or stops projecting (c). • Mirroring or extending your screen (d). NOTE: You cannot extend your screen while playing video files. NOTE: You cannot extend your screen in Windows 8 operating system. • Changes to video playing (e). You can also select video clips to display from the compact window by clicking the arrow on the left of the screen. Select a video clip, and click the Play icon the playback. to load and Stop icon to stop NOTE: The video formats supported are MPEG2/MPEG4/H.264. Connect via the LAN for better performance if playing video. The full rate will be 30 fps depending on the video format. NOTE: You cannot extend your screen while playing video files. English • Projects in split-screen or full-screen (b). English 38 NOTE: Audio files are not supported. • Changes to full user interface (f). Full user interface You can click the down arrow to reveal the full UI from the compact UI. (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) The Main tab of the full UI displays Projector ID, Projector IP and User name information (a), and gives you the option to select a different wireless projector (b). Change other NB/PCs who connected this projector by Switch presenter (c). You may also do real installation in hard disk via P&P token by clicking Install (d) or make another token via Save P&P (Plug & Play) Program to (e). About (f) displays version information of Acer eDisplay Management. Note: To enjoy extension display, you must finish real installation in hard disk. You cannot extend the screen if you are using eDisplay via P&P token. 39 NOTE: Settings on the webpage can only be adjusted when the projector is in AP mode. Open the Internet browser, it will redirect to "Acer Projector Gateway Web Management" main page automatically, or you can enter the Server IP address to access that. The default IP address is 192.168.100.10 for general wireless connections. Download Download the client software. You can download installation program for different platforms to execute • Acer eDisplay Management application for Windows NB or PC • Mac Utility Client for Mac OS • Crestron RoomView After installing the program, the shortcut will come out on the screen. English Acer Projector Gateway Web Management English 40 Note: You also can download it from installation CD. Note: If using IE V 8.0, please disable SmartScreen Filter before executing download process. Network Status Shows IP address of this connection and projector status. Conference You can initiate conference by webpage. Clicking on Initiate Conference gives you control over who is projecting at any time, deciding the display location for the participant(s), and prevents the current presenter from being disconnected inadvertently. You can select from L/R split-screen or 4 split-screen patterns. Once a conference has been initiated, all the persons connected to the projector are displayed in a list. The active user is indicated by a shallow in his display 41 Click End of Conference to end the conference. Note: Please remember to log out if you want to end conference. Note: Up to 8 users in same conference room are allowed. Note: Video playback is not supported during a conference. Advance Login Admin password is default by 123456 to access the advanced setting page. English location. To activate a user, click on the play this user icon next to the user's name. English 42 Console (optional) The Console page gives you access to a variety of status and control features to adjust best projection settings. From this page, you can get projection status, adjust brightness, contrast and aspect ratio, as well as change source and several advanced setting. You can also turn off the projector directly from this page. Configure The Configure tab allows you to change a variety of settings. 43 You can check Enter the projector ID to start projecting to ensure that only people in the room are able to access the projector. You can also select who can connect to the Internet via the projector's WLAN router - either all the meeting attendees, or only the person currently projecting. Note: The APG needs to reboot to apply changes made in Configure mode. Please connect to the projector again if you want to continue to use it. Network settings Click Network settings to adjust other network settings. English Projector ID English 44 Security settings If you're projecting sensitive information, you may want to set up a WPA-PSK key by clicking Security settings. The WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK encryption key should be entered as 8 to 63 ASCII characters. This feature can be set and enabled by the supervisor. Note: ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange) is a code for representing characters as “0-9, a-z, A-Z, !, @, #, $, %, &, *, -, _, +,=, /, ?“are allowed. Hexadecimal digits consist of the numbers 0-9 and the letters A-F/a-f. Note: If your OS is Windows XP, additional hotfixes/patches may need to be updated from Microsoft website for WPA2-PSK. Note: Please be noted that enabling WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK will increase computing loading and projection performance may be subjected to it. 45 Change the password to login Advance webpage by clicking Admin password setup. The default supervisor password is 123456. Firmware upgrade Ensure the projector is connected to the LAN and the Internet, and click on Firmware upgrade and then click the Upgrade… button . The projector will access the Internet to automatically download and install any available upgrades. English Admin password setup English 46 Alert Setting (optional) Logout After tapping "logout", you will return to the download page. Note: If using IE V8.0, please adjust setting in Compatibility view settings to make sure display normally. 47 You can project Mac screen via EZWifi. 1 You can get installation program from CD or download from webpages (See "Acer Projector Gateway Web Management"). 2 Install the software by double clicking on EZWifi.dmg. 3 Make sure you have turned on and connected to the projector. See "Connect to the projector". 4 Execute EZWifi. 5 Select the projector you want to display. 6 You will see below screen and you can select the display mode and decide if you would like to mirror or extend your screen. English Mac Utility for Mac OS English 48 7 If you want to switch to Split screen for other people to join your display, select "Change Layout". 8 You can allow maximum 4 different sources to display by the layout change. 49 NOTE: This function is only available for the models equipped with a RJ45 port. Open the Internet browser, You can find Crestron link in the mainpage of "Acer Projector Gateway Web Management". Tape Crestron to popup extra interactive FLASH webpage and start to use. Mainpage You can control projector by easy-to-use interface as Crestron tool, like volume control, source change and projector setting. For more information, please visit http://www.crestron.com & www.crestron.com/getroomview. English Crestron Control Tool (optional) English 50 Tools You can get projector IP information here, also can modify networking setting manually and set up password as wish. Info You can find projector information easily by this page and also can add additional information to help you manage each projector. 51 If you encounter any problem about projector, you can use this message window in upper-right of page to do real-time communication with IT people. English Contact IT Help English 52 WiFi Display for iOS/Android (Tablet/Smartphone) By installing the Acer eDisplay on your iOS/Android tablet/smartphone, you can display documents/photo/web contents to the projector. Take Android eDisplay to be an example. 1 Set the projector in AP or Client mode. 2 Plug in acer USB WiFi adapter - UWA2 into the USB A/USB A1 port of the projector. 3 Adjust projector source to LAN/WiFi and the projector is now ready for projection. 4 Download the application "Acer eDisplay" from Google play or Apple App store. 5 After executing Acer eDisplay, connect the found projector with your smart device. 6 This application contains the following functions: Document, Dropbox, Internet, Photo, Camera, Video, Split control and Sketch functions. Android NOTE: The Internet and Dropbox functions are only available when the projector is in Client mode. 53 iOS System requirements • iOS Phone iOS 5 above. iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5 Pad iOS 5 above. iPad 2, the new iPad 3rd gen, new iPad 4th gen, iPad mini • Android Phone Android 4.0 ICS model with 1GB RAM Pad Android 4.0 ICS model with 1GB RAM English NOTE: The result of viewing documents via Acer eDisplay depends on the hardware ability of your smart device. When the memory of your smart device is insufficient, some documents may not display correctly. English 54 Mirroring Display (optional) Adjust projector source to LAN/WiFi, choose "Mirroring Display", you can enjoy mirroring projection from your smartphone to the projector (Android V4.2 and above). NOTE: To utilize the Mirroring Display function (optional), make sure you have updated the firmware to the latest version from www.acer.com, and use the acer USB WiFi adapter, UWA2. NOTE: This function is only available for Windows 8.1. The default PIN code is 12345670. 55 English Using the USB Modes Accessing internal memory (RAM) 1 Adjust projector source to USB B or USB Connection. 2 Connect the USB cable to both projector and NB/PC, plug the type B host to Projector side and type A host to NB/PC side. 3 Press 4 The projector can be seen as a portable device with a capacity of up to 1 GB on your NB/PC. You can now transfer media files to the projector. / to select USB Storage (RAM) and press . USB Display Introduction You can connect the USB cable to both projector and NB/PC and adjust projector source to USB B to display the content in your NB/PC. Compatible with Windows XP/ Vista/ 7/ Mac OS The USB Display projection function can be performed under Windows XP with Service Pack 2 and above / Windows Vista 32 bits and 64 bits environments / Windows 7 32bits and 64 bits, and under Mac OS X 10.7 and above. Note: only support one NB/PC to one projector (1-to-1 screen projection) by USB Display connection. English 56 How to start USB Display • Under Windows OS 1 Adjust projector source to USB B or USB Connection. 2 Press 3 Connect the USB cable to both projector and NB/PC, plug the type B host to Projector side and type A host to NB/PC side. 4 Execute the "Acer_USB.exe" and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation. / to select USB Display and press . Note: If the autorun feature has been disabled on our NB/PC, please browse to the CD ROM and execute the "Acer_USB.exe" manually. 5 System will start to install the software on your NB/PC. (For the first time.) 6 Reboot your NB/PC. 7 Double click the icon on your NB/PC. 8 Below screen will be projected along with your NB/PC's screen through USB cable. And you can decide if you would like to mirror or extend your screen, check Compatible Mode if you find your projected screen incomplete, and decide if you would like to start audio streaming. 57 9 Unplug the USB cable or quit the application to stop displaying over USB. • Under Mac OS 1 Adjust projector source to USB B or USB Connection. 2 Press 3 Connect the USB cable to both projector and NB/PC, plug the type B host to Projector side and type A host to NB/PC side. 4 Execute the "EZUSBInstaller.dmg" and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation. (For the first time.) 5 Reboot your NB/PC. 6 Execute the application "EZUSB" projected. 7 The default setting is "Mirror" after eDisplay is successfully executed. Go to System Preference\Display to select Mirror/Extension mode if you would like to change the setting. 8 Unplug the USB cable or quit the application to stop displaying over USB. / to select USB Display and press . and your NB/PC’s screen will be English NOTE: You cannot extend your screen while using the Microsoft Media Player. NOTE: You cannot extend your screen in Windows 8 operating system. English 58 Troubleshooting • Use the source list well to switch source for different media functions. Select the MEDIA source to play the multi-media contents; Select the DLNA source to play the multi-media contents from other DLNA-compliant devices; Select the LAN/WiFi source for WiFi display; Select the USB B source for USB display. • It may take a little more time to play the contents in the USB hard drive with lots of multi-media contents and make sure enough USB power is fed to the USB hard drive. • Before using the eDisplay or DLNA function, make sure networking setup is complete. AP Mode is recommended because of better bandwidth. Check if your devices has connected to the correct AP (Access Point) SSID, IP address and the correct password has been input (if the security function is enabled). For wired display, check LAN IP address (if no LAN cable plugged in, LAN IP is 0.0.0.0). Projector Name(SSID) : AcerProjector001 WiFi IP : 192.168.100.10 Security : None LAN IP : 0.0.0.0 • Before setting up for the WiFi Display or DLNA function, make sure to plug in acer USB WiFi adapter (optional) first. • When you use WiFi display function, check status icon (like AP Mode, Client Mode or LAN disabled or enabled) on the upper right corner of the splash screen in the projector and wait a while for the network settings in the projector to take effect. • When you enjoy USB projection, make sure to plug in the USB cable to your NB/PC and projector well. Then execute acer USB tool. • This projector allows firmware upgrade via the USB flash drive (select the MEDIA source and go to the Setup > Firmware Upgrade menu). *** Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.