Achieving 144Hz refresh rate on XB270 and XB271 monitors
Can my Acer Predator XB270 or XB271 monitor get a 144Hz refresh rate via HDMI? Your Predator XB270 or XB271 monitor can only use a 144Hz refresh rate via display port connection. If you are connecting your monitor with HDMI, the maximum refresh rate you will receive is 60Hz.
Do I need to install a driver for my monitor?
Do I need to install a driver for my monitor? Windows will automatically detect your monitor and use a built in plug and play (PnP) driver to provide the supported resolutions in most cases. Plug and play monitors usually do not need a separate monitor driver. For Acer monitors that have features that are not supported by…
Acer monitor has magnetic base
Why is there an image of a paperclip on my Acer monitor stand? Some Acer monitors have a magnet located inside the base to allow you to store paperclips or attach metal items to your base for safe keeping. The magnetic area on the base is indicated by a paperclip icon as shown in the image below.
Assembly of the Predator XB271 Monitor stand
How do I put together the Predator XB271 monitor stand? The Predator XB271 monitor stand rotates and locks into place with a thumb screw. Once the stand is assembled properly, the monitor will rotate on the base. Use the instructions and pictures below to see the proper alignment of the stand for assembly. The neck and…
Multiple monitor support for the Acer Predator AG9-591 and AG9-791
How many monitors can I connect to the Predator AG9-591 and AG9-791? You can connect up to three external displays on the Predator AG9-591 and AG9-791. You will need to use a third party USB-C video adapter to connect the third external display to the USB-C port. This will allow a total of four viewing screens. Note:…
Check the firmware version of your monitor
How can I tell what firmware version my monitor has? Use the following steps to check the firmware version of your monitor: * Power off monitor. * Press and hold the empowering button + Power button. * Keep holding BOTH buttons. * Release the power button when the desktop appears and immediately release and press the…
Troubleshooting monitor power issues
What can I do if my Acer monitor will not power on? Power issues can sometimes be resolved with troubleshooting. Other power issues are the result of hardware failure and require repair. Your Acer monitor may fail to turn on for any of the reasons listed below. * A static electricity build-up. * A disconnected AC adapter…
Acer ProDock II external monitor support
This article only applies to: Acer Travelmate P645-M, P645-MG, P645-V, and P645-VG. The Acer ProDock II allows you to connect one external monitor using the HDMI, DVI, or DisplayPort. The HDMI, DVI, and DisplayPort are not able to be used with multiple displays at the same time.
Connecting multiple monitors
How do I connect multiple monitors to my Windows 8 computer? Use the following steps to set up multiple monitors and choose your display options: * Plug a monitor into your video port. Windows 8 will automatically detect your monitor. * Press Windows ( ) key + K to bring up the Device charm. * Click Second screen and then…
How do I switch between the VGA and DVI input signals on my monitor?
How do I switch between the VGA and DVI input signals on my monitor? If you have one or more devices connected to your monitor you can switch between the VGA and DVI input signals. To switch between the VGA and DVI input signals follow the steps below: * On the lower bezel of your monitor, press the MENU button to enter…