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Acer LCD Monitor Quick Start Guide (QSG)

Important safety instructions
Please read the following instructions carefully.

1. 

To clean the LCD monitor screen: 

Turn off the LCD monitor and unplug the power cord.

Spray a non-solvent cleaning solution onto a rag and clean the screen gently.

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° to140° 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. 

Attaching the monitor to the base
1. 

Remove the monitor from the packaging.

2. 

Attach the footstand to the base. (for selected models).

3. 

Turn clockwise to lock. Ensure that the base in locked onto the stand. (for selected models)

4. 

Secure the base to the stand by turning the screw using the intergrated tab or a suitable coin. (for selected models)

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 (optional) and/or DVI-D 

(optional) input socket of the monitor, and the VGA (optional) and/or 

DVI-D (optional) output socket of the graphics card on the computer. 

Then tighten the thumbscrews on the signal cable connector.

3.  Optional: Connect the audio input socket (AUDIO IN) of the LCD 

monitor and the line-out port on the computer with the audio cable.

4.  Insert the monitor power cable into the power port at the back of the 

monitor.

5.  Plug the power cords of your computer and your monitor into a 

nearby electrical outlet. 

 

External controls

1&2

Power button Turns the monitor on/off. Blue indicates power on. Amber indicates 

standby/ power saving mode.

3&4

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Minus / Plus

If the OSD is active, press the 

Minus or Plus buttons to toggle 

between the OSD options. If the OSD is inactive, press the 

Minus or 

Plus buttons to adjust the volume. (Optional)

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Menu

OSD functions Press to view the OSD. Press again to enter a selection in the OSD.

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Auto

Auto

If the OSD is active, press 

Auto to exit the OSD. Once the OSD is 

inactive, press 

Auto and the monitor will automatically optimize the 

display position, focus, and clock of your display.

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Empowering 

Key

a.  When the OSD menu is active, this button will act as the exit key ( 

exit OSD menu).

b.  When the OSD menu is inactive, press this button to select 

scenari o mode.