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Eizo L997 User Manual

Flexscan user manual color lcd panel monitor.

1. Introduction
1-1. Features
1-2. Package Contents
1-3. Controls &
2-1. Before Connecting
2-2. Connecting the
Signal Cable
2-3. Connecting Two PCs
to the Monitor
3. ScreenManager
3-1. How to use the
3-2. ScreenManager
Adjustments and Settings
3-3. FineContrast
3-4. Useful Functions
4-1. Screen Adjustment
4-2. Displaying Low
4-3. Color Adjustment
4-4. Power-save Setup
5. ActiveShot Function
5-1. Operation
5-2. Sub Window Settings
5-3. Settings using the
Control Buttons
6. ActiveRotationII Function
(Universal Serial Bus)
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Summary of Contents

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    SAFETY SYMBOLS PRECAUTIONS 1. Introduction 1-1. Features 1-2. Package Contents 1-3. Controls & Connectors 2. CABLE CONNECTION 2-1. Before Connecting 2-2. Connecting the Signal Cable 2-3. Connecting Two PCs to the Monitor 3. ScreenManager 3-1. How to use the ScreenManager 3-2.

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    9. TROUBLESHOOTING 10. CLEANING 11. SPECIFICATIONS 12. GLOSSARY APPENDIX/ANHANG/ANNEXE About TCO'03 (Applicable gray) About TCO'99 (Applicable black) FCC Declaration of Conformity Hinweis zur Ergonomie / Recycle Auskunft / Hinweise zur Auswahl des richtigen Schwenkarms für Ihren Monitor...

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    SAFETY SYMBOLS This manual uses the safety symbols below. They denote critical information. Please read them carefully. WARNING Failure to abide by the information in a WARNING may result in serious injury and can be life threatening. CAUTION Failure to abide by the information in a CAUTION may result in moderate injury and/or property or product damage.

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    1. Introduction Thank you very much for choosing an EIZO Color Monitor. 1-1. Features Dual inputs compliant (DVI-I x 2) Digital input (TMDS) compliant [Horizontal scanning frequency] Analog: 24 - 100 kHz Digital: 31 - 100 kHz [Vertical scanning frequency] Analog: 49 - 86 Hz (1600 x 1200: 49 - 76 Hz) Digital: 59 - 61 Hz (VGA text: 69 - 71 Hz) [Resolution] 1600 dots x 1200 lines...

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    to the readme.txt in the EIZO LCD Utility Disk for the details. 1-3. Controls & Connectors Front (1) ScreenManager ® (2) Main Power Switch (3) Input Signal Selection Button (4) Auto Adjustment Button (5) Enter Button (6) Control Buttons* (Left, Down, Up, (7) Power Button (8) Power Indicator*...

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    Power off *1 Directly pressing the control button without using the ActiveShot function allows you to select a FineContrast mode. The ScreenManager Main Menu and the FineContrast Menu cannot be displayed at the same time. *2 These buttons are changed to Up, Left, Right, Down when using the monitor with portrait mode. *3 Blue lighting, when the screen is displayed (Operation mode), is made to non-light, See Indicator..

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    clockwise direction 90° (See ActiveRotationII Function.)). The LCD monitor can be used with an optional arm stand by removing the stand (See ATTACHING ARM.). *5 Allows for connection of a security cable. This lock supports Kensington's MicroSaver security system. For further information, please consult: Kensington Technology Group 2855 Campus Drive, San Mateo, CA 94403 USA Tel.: 800-650-4242, x3348, Intl: 650-572-2700, x3348...

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    2. CABLE CONNECTION 2-1. Before Connecting Before connecting your monitor to the PC, change the display screen settings accordance with the APPENDIX When your computer and display support VESA DDC, the suitable resolution and the refresh rate are set by just plugging your display into the computer without any manual settings. 2-2.

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    Input Connector (monitor) / DVI The monitor is not compatible with a Power Mac G4/G5 ADC (Apple Display Connector). 2. Plug the power cord into the power connector on the rear of the monitor. 3. Lead the power cord and signal cable into the cable holder at rear of the monitor.

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    Use the enclosed power cord and connect to the standard power outlet of your country. Be sure to remain within the rated voltage of the power cord. Not doing so may result in fire or electric shock. The equipment must be connected to a grounded main outlet. Not doing so may result in fire or electric shock.

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    Two PCs can be connected to the monitor through the Signal 1 and the Signal 2 on the back of the monitor. Connecting Examples PC 1 Signal Cable D-Sub (FD-C16 enclosed) (Ex.1) Analog mini 15 Signal Cable D-Sub (FD-C16 enclosed) (Ex.2) Analog mini 15 Signal Cable...

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    selected input, the monitor will switch the input to that signal. In the case of only one signal being present at either input, the monitor automatically detects and displays that signal. Priority setting If signals from both inputs are present, the monitor gives preference to Signal 1 in the following cases.

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    3. ScreenManager 3-1. How to use the ScreenManager ScreenManager allows you to adjust screen performance though the main menu and select a FineContrast mode easily. Main Menu and FineContrast Menu cannot be activated at the same time. 1. Entering the ScreenManager Press the Enter button once to display the main menu of the ScreenManager.

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    3-2. ScreenManager Adjustments and Settings The following table shows all the ScreenManager's adjustment and setting menus. "*" indicates adjustments of analog input only and "**" indicates digital input only. Main menu Clock Phase Position Screen Resolution Range Adjustment Smoothing Signal Filter Brightness Temperature Gamma...

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    ActiveRotationII Power Indicator Reset Information Information English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Language Swedish and Japanese *1 The adjustable functions on the <Color> menu depend on the selected FineContrast mode. The above table shows the sub menus when the "Custom" mode is selected (See *2 Due to the inspection on the factory, the usage time may not "0 hour"...

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    Movie Animated images Picture Photo or picture image Text Text on word processor or spreadsheet software Color reproduction by setting the values of color coordinate and gamma with using the "ScreenManager External Pro for LCD (for Windows)" (Refer to the EIZO LCD Utility Disk.) sRGB To display the screen images based on those original colors (ex.

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    [Procedure] 1. Select <Off Timer> in the ScreenManager <Others> menu. 2. Select "Enable" and press the Right and Left buttons to adjust the "On Period" (1 to 23 hours). [Off Timer System] On Period (1H - 23H) Operation Advance Last 15 min. in "On period" "On period"...

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    4. ADJUSTMENT 4-1. Screen Adjustment Allow the LCD monitor to stabilize for at least 20 minutes before making image adjustments. The monitor displays the digital input image correctly based on its pre-setting data. Analog Input Screen adjustments for the LCD monitor should be used in suppressing screen flickering and also for adjusting the screen to its proper position.

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    3. Adjust by using <Screen> menu in the ScreenManager. (1) Vertical bars appear on the screen Use the <Clock> adjustment. Select the <Clock> and eliminate the vertical bars by using the Right and Left of the Control buttons. Do not continuously press the Control buttons, as the adjustment value will change quickly and make it difficult to locate the most suitable adjustment point.

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    (4) Screen image is smaller or larger than the actual screen images. Use the <Resolution> adjustment. Adjustment is needed when the input signal resolution and the resolution now being displayed are different. Select <Resolution> and confirm if the resolution now being displayed is the same as the input resolution.

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    Select the <Screen Size> in the others menu and select the screen size by using the up and down buttons. Menu Displays the picture on the screen in full, irrespective of the picture's resolution. Since the vertical Full resolution and the horizontal resolution are enlarged at different rates, some images may appear distorted.

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    Color settings of each FineContrast mode can be adjusted and saved by using the <Color> menu of the ScreenManager. In the analog input, perform the During color adjustments, the FineContrast mode cannot be changed. Select the mode in advance by using the FineContrast Mode.

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    To set the brightness and contrast of the screen Brightness Contrast Adjustment will be available only when FineContrast mode is "Custom","Text","Picture" or "Movie". To set the color temperature Temperature The values shown in the Kelvin are available only as a reference tool. Setting the temperature under 4,000 K or over 10,000 K invalidates the color temperature setting.

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    The <PowerManager> menu in the ScreenManager enables to set the power-save setup. Do your part to conserve energy, turn off the monitor when you are finished using it. Disconnecting the monitor from the power supply is recommended to save energy completely. Even if the monitor is in a power saving mode, USB compliant devices function when they are connected to the monitor's USB (both the upstream and the downstream ports).

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    Operate the mouse or keyboard to return to a normal screen.

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    5. ActiveShot Function When two PCs are connected to the monitor, ActiveShot (Picture in Picture) function allows you to display both screen images on the Main window and Sub window at the same time. About connecting two PCs to a monitor, See Connecting Two PCs to the [Example]...

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    <Standard> and <Clip> modes are available for displaying the Sub window (refer to following figures) for displaying the Sub window. The mode is set on the <Picture in Picture> menu of ScreenManager. [Example] <Standard> Mode Displaying the screen image in full screen with reducing the image size.

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    Select <Window Contrast> and adjust by using the right and left buttons. The contrast of sub windows also can be adjusted on the FineContrast menu. Pressing right or left control buttons with displaying the Sub window allows you to display the FineContrast menu. <Clip>...

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    To adjust the position Select <Window Position>. This adjusts the position of the Sub window. Select <Window Position> and adjust the position by using the up, down, right and left buttons. To set the Contrast Select <Window Contrast>. This controls the brightness for the each color (red, blue and green) at the same time. Select <Window Contrast>...

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    6. ActiveRotationII Function ActiveRotationII function allows you to change the display orientation of the monitor with the panel rotation. Reder to Web site of EIZO NANAO CORPORATION for the latest information about supported graphics card ( After rotating the panel, it may take some time until the screen image is available. When using the ActiveShot The ActiveRotationII function may not work correctly using with some graphics card or OS.

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    The "ActiveRotationII Utility" (for Windows) allows you to change the display oriantation easily. Please refer to the readme.txt in the EIZO LCD Utility Disk for the details.

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    7. MAKING USE OF USB (Universal Serial Bus) This monitor provides a hub which supports the USB standard. When connecting to a USB compliant PC or another hub, the monitor functions as a hub to which the USB compliant peripherals can be easily connected. Required system environment PC equipped with USB ports or another USB hub connected to the USB compliant PC Windows 98/2000/Me/XP // Mac OS 8.5.1 or later...

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    ScreenManager Pro for LCD (for Windows) For further details about the "ScreenManager Pro for LCD (for Windows)", refer to the EIZO LCD Utility Disk.

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    8. ATTACHING AN ARM The LCD monitor can be used with an arm by removing the tilt stand and attaching the arm stand to the LCD monitor. If you will use the arm or stand of other manufacturers, confirm the followings to the manufacturers before selecting.

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    9. TROUBLESHOOTING If a problem persists even after applying the suggested remedies, contact an EIZO dealer. No picture problems Imaging problems Other problems USB problems Problems 1. No picture Indicator status: Off Indicator status: Blue Indicator status: Yellow Indicator status: Slowly flashing Yellow 2.

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    3. Display position is incorrect. 4. Screen image is smaller or larger than the actual screen images. 5. Vertical bars of distortion appear. 6. The characters and images have several vertical bars on their right side. 7. Horizontal bars of distortion appear. 8.

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    11. Afterimages appear. 12. The screen has defective pixels (e.g. slightly light or dark). 13. Fingerprints remain on the screen. 14. The noise appears on the screen. 15. The <Smoothing> cannot be selected. 16. The Main menu of ScreenManager does not operate.

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    21. Frequency does not change after installing "Monitor information file" in the attached utility disk on Windows 98/2000/Me/XP. 22. PC is hung up. / The peripherals connected to the downstream ports do not operate. 23. USB function cannot be setup. Use the graphics board's utility software to change the input signal frequency.

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    10. CLEANING Periodic cleaning is recommended to keep the monitor looking new and to prolong its operation lifetime. Never use thinner, benzene, alcohol (ethanol, methanol, or isopropyl alcohol), abrasive cleaners, or other strong solvents, as these may cause damage to the cabinet or LCD panel. Cabinet To remove stains, wipe the cabinet with a soft, lightly moistened cloth using a mild detergent.

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    11. SPECIFICATIONS LCD Panel Dot Pitch Horizontal Scan Frequency Vertical Scan Frequency Resolution Dot Clock (Max.) Display Colors Display Area Power Supply Power Consumption Input Connector Analog Input Signal (Sync) Analog Input Signal (Video) 0.7 Vp-p/75 Input Signal (Digital) Signal registration Plug &...

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    USB USB ports Upstream port x 1, Downstream port x 2 Communication Speed 480 Mbps (high), 12 Mbps (full), 1.5 Mbps (low) Power Supply Downstream: 500 mA for each (Max.) Certifications and Standards NRTL/C-TÜV, FCC-B, 100-120 VAC STAR Program, TÜV/Rheinland Ergonomics Approved CE, CB, TÜV Rheinland/GS, 200-240 VAC ENERGY STAR Program, TÜV/Rheinland Ergonomics...

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    Monitor is in the advance notice mode of the Off Timer. 2 short beeps every 15 sec. The power will be off within fifteen minutes. Dimensions Pin Assignment DVI-I Connector Pin No. Signal TMDS Data2- TMDS Data2+ TMDS Data2/4 Shield DDC Clock (SCL) DDC Data (SDA) Analog Vertical Sync...

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    12. GLOSSARY Clock With the analog input signal display, the analog signal is converted to a digital signal by the LCD circuitry. To convert the signal correctly, the LCD monitor needs to produce the same number clock pulse as the dot clock of the graphics system. When the clock pulse is not correctly set, some vertical bars of distortion are displayed on the screen.

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    The EIZO L997 display panel consists of 1600 horizontal pixels and 1200 vertical pixels. At a resolution of 1600 x 1200, all pixels are displayed as a full screen. sRGB (Standard RGB) "International Standard for Red, Green, and Blue color space"...

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    APPENDIX/ANHANG/ANNEXE Preset Timing Chart for Analog input Timing-Übersichten für Analog Eingang Synchronisation des Signaux pour Analog numerique Based on the signal diagram shown below 28 factory presets have been registered in the monitor's microprocessor. Der integrierte Mikroprozessor des Monitors unterstützt 28 werkseitige Standardeinstellungen (siehe hierzu die nachfolgenden Diagramme).

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    VESA VESA 800 × 600 @ 75 Hz 800 × 600 @ 75 Hz VESA VESA 800 × 600 @ 85 Hz 800 × 600 @ 85 Hz VESA VESA 1024 × 768 @ 60 Hz 1024 × 768 @ 60 Hz VESA VESA 1024 ×...

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    Der Monitor reklamiert nur die nachforgent aufgeführten Auflösungen. Le moniteur ne peut utiliser que les résolutions suivantes. Resolution Landscape Portrait 640 × 480 @ 60 Hz 640 × 480 @ 60 Hz 720 × 400 @ 70 Hz 720 × 400 @ 70 Hz VESA VESA 800 ×...

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    [Applicable to gray cabinet version only.] Congratulations! The display you have just purchased carries the TCO'03 Displays label. This means that your display is designed, manufactured and tested according to some of the strictest quality and environmental requirements in the world. This makes for a high performance product, designed with the user in focus that also minimizes the Impact on our natural environment.

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    [Applicable to black cabinet version only] Congratulations! You have just purchased a TCO'99 approved and labelled product! Your choice has provided you with a product developed for professional use. Your purchase has also contributed to reducing the burden on the environment and also to the further development of environmentally adapted electronics products.

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    SE-114 94 Stockholm, Sweden Fax: +46 8 782 92 07 Email (Internet): Current information regarding TCO'99 approved and labelled products may also be obtained via the Internet, using the address: Environmental Requirements Flame retardants Flame retardants are present in printed circuit boards, cables, wires, casings and housings. Their purpose is to prevent, or at least to delay the spread of fire.

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    Lead** Lead can be found in picture tubes, display screens, solders and capacitors. Lead damages the nervous system and in higher doses, causes lead poisoning. The relevant TCO'99 requirement permits the inclusion of lead since no replacement has yet been developed. * Bio-accumulative is defined as substances which accumulate within living organisms.

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    Hinweis zur Ergonomie : Dieser Monitor erfüllt die Anforderungen an die Ergonomie nach EK1-ITB 2000 mit dem Videosignal, 1600 Punkte x 1200 Zeilen, RGB analog, 0,7 Vp-p und mindestens 75,0 Hz Bildwiederholfrequenz, non interlaced. Weiterhin wird aus ergonomischen Gründen empfohlen, die Grundfarbe Blau nicht auf dunklem Untergrund zu verwenden (schlechte Erkennbarkeit, Augenbelastung bei zu geringem Zeichenkontrast.) Hinweise zur Auswahl des richtigen Schwenkarms für Ihren Monitor Dieser Monitor ist für Bildschirmarbeitsplätze vorgesehen.

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    Alle Informationen zum Thema Recycling finden Sie auf der Homepage des Brancheverbandes SWICO. Renseignements de recyclage pour les clients en Suisse: Vous trouvez tous les renseignements pour le sujet de recyclage sur la page WEB de I'UNION DE BRAN CHE SWICO.

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