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Acer Projector P7270/P7270i/P7280/P7280i/ P7290 Series User's Guide
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... © 2009. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Acer Projector P7270/P7270i/P7280/P7280i/P7290 Series User's Guide Original Issue: 7/... without the prior written permission of Acer Incorporated.
Acer Projector P7270/P7270i/P7280/P7280i/P7290 Series
Model number: _____ ...
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... 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 ...cord before removing the power supply unit from the projector. If the system has multiple sources ...
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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.
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... safety information
• • •
Do not look into the projector's lens when the lamp is on. The bright may hurt ... walls and free flow of air around the projector is necessary. Locations where temperatures may become ... immediately if there is something wrong with your projector. Do not operate if smoke,...
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... cover. Refer servicing only to suitable qualified professional service personnel. Do not stand the projector on end vertically. It may cause ...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 ...
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... until such a connection is available. Ensure that the above separation distance instructions are followed until the transmission is completed. Parts of the device are... in health care facilities when any regulations posted in these areas instruct you to do so. Hospitals or health care facilities may ...
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... aids. If interference occurs, consult your service provider.
RF signals may ... been added. Only qualified personnel should service the device, or install the device in a vehicle. Faulty ...at refueling points such as near gas pumps at service stations. Observe restrictions on the use of radio ...
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... on the Waste from Electrical and Electronics Equipment (WEEE) regulations, visit http://www.acer-group.com/public/ Sustainability/sustainability01.htm
For projectors or electronic products containing an LCD/CRT monitor or display...
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... in this user's guide to maximize the life of your unit.
Do not look into the projector's lens when the lamp is on. The bright light may hurt your ... the signal sources. Do not use lens cap when projector is in operation. When the lamp reaches the end of its life, it will ...
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Usage Notes Precautions
Product Features Package Overview Projector Overview Projector Outlook Control Panel Remote Control Layout
1... 11 11 12 13 13 14 16
Installation menu Acer Empowering Technology Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus Color setting Image setting ...
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Troubleshooting LED & Alarm Definition Listing Cleaning and replacing the dust filters Replacing the Lamp Ceiling Mount Installation Specifications Compatibility modes
29 33 34 35 36 39 41
Regulations and safety notices
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...® technology Native 1024 x 768 XGA resolution 4:3 / 16:9 aspect ratio supported Acer ColorBoost technology delivers nature’s true colors for vivid, ... consumption and economy (ECO) mode extends lamp life Acer EcoProjeciton Technology delivers Intelligent power management approach ...
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Compostive video cable
3 RCA component cable
Quick Start Guide
2 x User's Guide (Wireless CD for P7270i/P7280i Series)
2 x ...
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Front / upper side
1 2 3 4 7 8 5 6 9 6
1 2 3 4 5 Zoom ring Focus ring Zoom lens Lens cap
6 7 8 9
Remote control receiver Tilt adjusting wheel Elevator button Elevator foot
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... Press "SOURCE" to choose RGB, Component, SVideo, Composite, DVI, HDTV and HDMI™ sources. Unique Acer functions: eOpening, eView, eTimer, ePower Sends signals to the projector. See the contents in "Turning the Projector On/ Off" section.
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...choose the desired aspect ratio (Auto/4:3/16:9). Zooms the projector display in or out. Left-/right-click buttons are .... To enable this function, an USB cable must be connected to projector from your PC. Increases/decreases the volume. Aim the remote at the viewing screen, press and hold this button ...
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... to a computer via a USB cable. Unique Acer functions: eOpening, eView, eTimer, ePower ... which is wirelessly transmitted from the PC to the projector via the "Acer eProjection Management" utility. (for wireless..." to change source to Component video. This connection supports YPbPr (480p/576p/720p/1080i...
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(For P7270i/P7280i only)
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Connecting the Projector
DVD player, Set-top Box, HDTV receiver
R B G
Wired Remote DVD player
R B G
D-Sub...SPDIF cable 14 Audio cable Jack for wired remote
Note: To ensure the projector works well with your computer, please...
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Installing the dust filter of the projector
This projector support dust proof function. Follow these steps: 1 2 3 Take two dust filters from the ... dust filter. (Illustration #5) Connect the power cord. Turn on the projector by pressing the power cord.
4 5 6 7
Caution: 1 ...
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Connecting the Projector for Wireless Function
1 Power cord
2 Audio cable jack 3 Lan cable 4 Antenna
Note: For P7270i/P7280i only
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... Power indicator LED will flash red. Turn on the projector by pressing "Power" button on the control panel, ... (computer, notebook, video player ,etc.). The projector will detect your source automatically. • If ... "Lock" and "Source" icons, it means the projector is locked onto a specific source type ...
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... power cord.
Warning: Do not turn on the projector immediately after powering off.
Note:...please contact your local reseller or service center. If the projector automatically shuts down ... indicator turns solid RED, this indicates that the projector has overheated. The message below will display ...
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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 2 3 Press the elevator foot release. (Illustration #1) Raise the image to the desired height angle (Illustration ...
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Consult the table below to find the optimal image sizes achievable when the projector is positioned at a desired distance from the screen. Example: If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 78" and 94".
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Desired (Min zoom) (Max zoom) Distance From base From base to (m) Diagonal Diagonal to top of top of image (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) image (cm) (cm) 1.2 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 4 4.5 5 6 7 8 9 31 39 52 65 78 91 104 117...
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... image size by adjusting distance and zoom
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 1.9 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly.
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Desired Image Size Diagonal (inch) 31 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 120 150 180 200 250 300 Zoom Ratio: 1.2x W (cm) x H (cm) 63 x 47 81 x 61 102 x 76 122 x 91 142 x 107 163 x 122 183 x 137 203 x 152 244 x 183 305 x 229 366 x 274 406 x 305 508 x 381 610 x 457
Distance (m) Max zoom *** ...
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... button on the control pad to launch the OSD for projector installation and maintenance.
The background pattern acts as a guide to adjusting the calibration and alignment settings, ... upon exiting the menu.
Push the menu button anytime to exit the menu and return to the Acer welcome screen.
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... "Acer eOpening Management". "Acer eOpening Management" allows user to change the Startup screen to their personalized image...ePower Management". "Acer ePower Management" provides user one shortcut to save lamp and projector life. Please refer to Onscreen Display section for more detail.
Acer ePower ...
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Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus
The projector has multilingual OSD that allow you ...
To open the OSD menu, press "MENU" on the remote control or control panel. When the OSD is displayed,... again. The OSD menu will close and the projector will automatically save the new settings.
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.... Blackboard: Blackboard mode can improve displayed color when you project onto darker surfaces. User 1: Memorize user's settings. User 2: Memorize user's settings. Press Press to darken image. to lighten the image.
Adjust the brightness of the image.
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... red in the image.
Note: "Saturation" and "Tint" functions are not supported under computer mode or DVI mode.
H Keystone V...Projection
The factory default setting.
When you select this function, the projector inverts the image for ceiling-mounted projection.
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...Choose the menu location on the display screen.
"Frequency" changes the projector's refresh rate to match the frequency of your computer's graphics...function to make the necessary adjustments. Synchronizes the signal timing of the projector with the graphics card. If you experience an unstable ...
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...Acer: The default startup screen of your Acer projector. • User: Use memorize picture from "Screen ...section. • Change the "Startup Screen" from the default setting "Acer" to "User". • Press "Screen Capture" to customize ...you desired image, suggest end-user set PC resolution to 1024 x 768 before ...
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... "Yes" to turn the lamp hour counter to 0 hours. Security This projector provides a useful security function for the administrator to manage usage of... is from 10 minute to 990 minutes. When the time is up, the projector will prompt the user to enter the password again. The factory default setting of ...
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... losing this security card and number, please contact with an Acer service center. Default Lock User Startup Screen is "OFF". If ... (For P7270i/P7280i series only) Default is "On". Choose "Off" to disable VGA OUT connection. (For P7290 only)
Lock User Startup Screen
Reset Wireless VGA OUT (...
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Timer Start Timer Period Timer Volume Timer Display
to start or stop the timer. or to adjust the timer period.
Select this function to adjust the notification volume when the timer function is enabled and time is up. Press screen. or to which timer ...
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Choose the multilingual OSD menu. Use the to select your preferred menu language.
to confirm the selection.
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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
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... is within the required distance of 3.9 to 32.9 feet (1.2 to 10.0meters) from the projector. Refer to the "How to Get a Preferred Image Size by Adjusting Distance ...) format DVD title, please change the format to Letterbox(LBX) in the projector OSD.
If you play a 4:3 format DVD title, please...
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...Ratio" and try different settings. If possible, reposition the projector so that it is centered on the screen. Press the "Keystone / / /...
Image has slanted sides
Image is reversed
Problems with the Projector
The projector stops responding to all controls
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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. Please also check the dust filters if they are...
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LED & Alarm Definition Listing
Lamp LED Message Red Standby (power cord plugged in) Power button ON Lamp retry -Red -Red V Blue -Temp LED Power LED
V Quick flashing --
Turning off (cooling state) Turning off (cooling completed) Error (thermal failure) ...
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...proper ventilation. This can cause overheating and damage the projector.
Follow these steps: 1... flashing then unplug the power cord. Turn the projector upside down. To clean the dust filters, ... your local dealer or service center to obtain a new filter. Turn the projector off. Allow the ...
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... cover, and then pull out the lamp. The projector will detect the lamp life. You will be shown ...change the lamp as soon as possible. Make sure the projector has been cooling down for at least ...before changing the lamp.
To Change the Lamp 1 Turn off the projector by pressing the power button. 2 Allow ...
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Ceiling Mount Installation
If you wish to install the projector using a ceiling mount, please refer to the steps below: 1 Drill four holes into a solid, structurally sound part of the ceiling, and secure the mount base.
m 0 m
Note: Screws are not included....
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Screw Type B Smaller Washer Large Washer
Supports projector and allows for adjustments
- For ... 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 ...
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... 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 P7270/P7270i/ P7280/P7280i/ P7290 3
Screw Type B Diameter (mm) Length (mm) 25 Large V
Washer Type Small V
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Projection system Resolution DLP® P7270/P7270i/P7280/P7280i/P7290 Series: Native:...native), 16:9 P7270/P7270i/P7280/P7280i/P7290: 1073.7 million colors F/ 2.52 - 2.79... lamp P7280/P7280i series: 330 W user-replaceable lamp P7290 series: 350...: 5 kg (11 lbs.) P7280/7280i/P7290: 5.5 kg (12 lbs.) 403.6 mm...
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... video cable x1 DVI-D cable x1 S-Video cable x1 Component cable (3 RCA) x1 Remote control x1 Batteries x 2 (for remote control) User's guide (CD-ROM) x 1 Quick start guide x 1 Security card x 1 Carrying case x1 Dust filter x2 Wireless antenna x1 (For...
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A. VGA Analog
1 VGA Analog - PC Signal
Modes VGA Resolution 640x480 640x480 640x480 640x480 720x400 720x400 800x600 800x600 800x600 800x600 800x600 832x624 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 1152x864 1152x864 1152x864 1280X1024 1280X1024 1280X1024 1280X1024 1280x960 1280x960...
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...Mac DV (G3)
VGA Analog - Extended Wide timing
Modes WXGA Resolution 1280x768 1280x768 1280x768 1280x720 1280x800 1440x900 1680x1050 V.Frequency [Hz] ...59.9 65.290
B. DVI Digital
1 DVI - PC Signal
Modes VGA Resolution 640x480 640x480 640x480 640x480 720x400 720x400 800x600 800x600 800x600 800x600 ...
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....68 75.00 31.35 34.93 37.90 48.40 68.68 75.00 60.00
i Mac DV (G3)
DVI - Extended Wide timing
Modes WXGA Resolution 1280x768 1280x768 1280x768 1280x720 1280x800 1440x900 1680x1050 V.Frequency [Hz] 60 75 85 60 60 60 60 H.Frequency [KHz] 47.8 60.3 68.6 44.772 49.643 59.9 65....
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44 3 DVI - Video Signal
Modes Resolution For TWN/USA SKU 480i (NTSC) 720x480(1440x480) 480p (NTSC) 720x480 720p (NTSC) 1280x720 1080i (NTSC) 1920x1080 1080p (NTSC) 1920x1080 For EMEA SKU 576i (PAL) 720x576(1440x576) 576p (PAL) 720x576 720p (PAL) 1280x720 1080i (PAL) 1920x1080 1080p (PAL) 1920x1080 ...
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C. HDMI -Digital
1 2 HDMI - PC Signal and Extended Wide timing: Support above DVI digital timing format. HDMI - Video Signal
Modes Resolution For TWN/USA SKU 480i (NTSC) 720x480(1440x480) 480p (NTSC) 720x480 720p (NTSC) 1280x720 1080i (...
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...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... or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void the user's authority, which is granted by the Federal Communications Commission, to ...
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... is intended to be operated indoors and installation outdoors is subject to licensing.
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 ...
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European Union (EU)
R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC as attested by conformity with the following harmonized standard: • Article 3.1(a) Health and Safety • • •
EN60950-1:2001 + A11:2004 EN50371:2002 EN301 489-1 V1.6.1 EN301 489-3 V1.4.1 (Applicable to non-bluetooth wireless keyboard ...
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... Responsible Party: Address of Responsible Party: DLP Projector DNX0712/DNXA713/DNX0902 P7270/P7270i/P7280/P7280i/P7290 series Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St. San Jose, CA 95110 U. S. A. Acer Representative 254-298-4000 254-298-4147
Contact Person: ...
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Hereby declare that:
Product: Trade Name: Model Number: Machine Type: DLP Projector Acer DNX0712/DNXA713/DNX0902 P7270/P7270i/P7280/P7280i/P7290 series
Is compliant with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of ...