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I connected my dvd player to my acer monitor - screen appears then signal appears input not supported?

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That is because the resolution feeding the monitor is too high for the monitor to work, unless there is probelm with the monitor itself. The resolution of the video should be set to the native resolution of the monitor.

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Acer produces a number of LCD computer monitors. Acer's monitors range from 17 inches to 27 inches. Some monitors offer wide-screen viewing, embedded speakers, high-definition visuals, and various display connection ports. Acer computer monitor problems include common issues such as dead pixels, error messages, and blank screens caused by incorrect connections. Some reviewers have also detected image problems with DVD playback on some models.

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Extremely blue color temperature that cannot be adjusted; some false-contouring artifacts in dark scenes; no picture-in-picture; limited connectivity with just one DVI and no HDMI inputs.
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The number of colors you can display is controlled by the video card installed in your computer. In order to display more than 16 colors, the proper video card driver must be installed. Contact your computer or video card manufacturer to obtain the latest driver from them.
If you are watching standard-definition or Cable/RF signal on an HDTV, the picture may appear to be of poor quality. This is because the TV is designed for viewing HD or at least digital content. Your best bet would be to upgrade to a Dish Network HD receiver and connect it to the TV with an HDMI cable. Similarly inputting analog signal to TV from your DVD player will not appear to be of great quality. A newer DVD player would most likely have component video output which would look much better. To get even greater quality, an upconverting DVD player connected with an HDMI cable would look the best. You could also upgrade to a Blu-ray disc player, which is capable of playing HD Blu-ray discs as well as DVD's at higher resolution. A less expensive choice could also be a streaming media box. Hierarchy of inputs for good picture quality:

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When turning on my monitor the Acer name appears then disappears and a box that reads "no signal" appears. Then the screen goes blank and the blue power button turns yellow.


This means that your monitor is not receiving a signal from your computer. The easiest way to fix this is to plug the monitor into the computer. I hope this helps and have a nice day!

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I connected my acer monitor to my dvd - screen appears the switch to amber light black screen


What kind of the adapter are you using to connect the DVD video output to the monitor VGA/dvi INPUT? Need more information.

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Can I connect my Toshiba dvd-player sd-770sr to a laptop and then make my laptop screen seen on my older tv that is connected with scart to the dvd player?


you can connect you dvd player to your laptop but you need a usb tuner that will accept video and audio input such as products made from razzle as i never heard of a laptop that has an input and scart has an issue connecting dvd/vcr's to tvs because of synchronizing the composite video signal (which is companded into red, green, and blue) from the VCR with the RGB signals needed by the monitor.

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My monitor is an Acer 20". model # X203H I am using a MSI MEGA computer which has a VGA connection. My Acer monitor has two connections aVGA and DVI , I am using the VGA connection from the ACER Monitor...


There is both an analog and digital setting on your monitor settings. Bring up the monitor settings and toggle between the digital and analog settings until you get a signal.

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I have just set up new desktop Acer. Error message: No input signal.


check the website for drivers. But it seems to me that there is another problem most computer boot up no matter what screen is hook up. have you tried any other monitors ? If you have and the work im not sure what your issue is but i would say that most likely if another monitor works that it is the monitor but if none of them work it is a graphic card issue. If you could let me know what you are running and i can help more i.e what window's and what type of graphics card you are using

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When your computer is starting up, hit F8 and you'll see the safe mode, safe mode with networking, etc. screen...You should see a choice that says "enable vga mode". Select that and windows will start and the os will select a screen resolution for you. After that, everything will work fine...I hope.


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Digital optical from DVD player produces no audio


Hi, It sounds like your receiver is still looking for audio on the coaxial connection, rather than the optical.

1. Make sure the optical connection is between your DVD player and the LD/DVD Optical In on the back of your receiver.
2. If you have a monitor connected to the receiver to show the on-screen display, click Setup from the main menu, click Input Mode, then, next to LD/DVD choose Optical. It may be set to coaxial, analog or auto.

Alternatively, choose the input source on the front of your receiver (LD/DVD), then press Input Mode button (bottom right, near the input selector) till it displays Digital Optical.

If all else fails, reset the receiver by:
1. Turn off the receiver
2. Hold down DISPLAY and PANEL UP/DOWN buttons and press power.
3. All Clear should appear on the screen.

Use caution, however, as this will erase all the settings in your receiver.

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