Chapter 1 Using Your eMachines Flat-panel Monitor • Connecting the monitor • Setting up the optional stand • Setting up the optional speaker bar • Starting the monitor • Adjusting monitor settings • Adjusting Windows display settings • Power management •...
Using Your eMachines Flat-panel Monitor Connecting the monitor To connect the monitor: Place the monitor base on a table top, then slide the monitor neck down onto the base until it clicks into place. You may need to press the two buttons on the base to let the monitor slide on smoothly.
Setting up the optional stand Attaching the USB stand Connect the blue right-angle VGA video cable to the blue video connector under the back of the display. Make sure that your computer is turned off, then connect the other end of the video cable to the matching video port on the back of your computer.
Using Your eMachines Flat-panel Monitor Press the two release buttons on the back of the monitor’s original neck, then slide the monitor base out of the neck. Release button Remove the screw from the neck hinge, then remove the neck from the LCD panel.
Slide the adjustable stand’s neck onto the base. Tighten the thumbscrew under the base with your fingers (or a flat screwdriver) to secure the neck into place. With the stand facing you, press the mounting bracket lever to the left and hold it, then remove the bracket from the stand.
Using Your eMachines Flat-panel Monitor Attach the bracket to the LCD panel using the four screws you removed previously. Screws Slide the neck’s bracket slot onto the bracket’s mounting tab. Press the bracket lever to the right and hold it, then lower the neck into place and release the lever.
Adjusting monitor height tension The stand is factory adjusted to maintain the height for your monitor. However, if it does not stay in place when you let go, you need to change the stand’s height tension. You also need to adjust the stand if the amounts of force required to raise and lower the monitor are not equal.
Using Your eMachines Flat-panel Monitor Adjusting monitor tilt tension Adjust the height tension screw so the raising and lowering forces are equal. After the forces are equalized, turn the tension screw clockwise two to four turns to slightly decrease the lifting tension.
Connecting the USB hub Screen distance from user The screen should first be placed at arm’s length from the user, then adjusted back and forth to suit individual preference. The optional USB stand has a built-in, 4-port, USB 2.0 hub. To use these USB connectors, you need to connect the hub to power and to your computer.
Using Your eMachines Flat-panel Monitor Setting up the optional speaker bar Installing the speaker bar Tips & Tricks When using the speaker bar, we recommend that you use the right-angle video cable so the speaker bar does not obstruct the cable.
Starting the monitor Important The appearance of your monitor may vary from that shown. Important When adjusting the monitor settings, always press the Auto button before entering the OSD. This will automatically adjust the monitor image to the ideal settings for the current screen resolution.
Using Your eMachines Flat-panel Monitor Adjusting monitor settings Monitor buttons Important The appearance of your monitor may vary from that shown. Use the monitor controls (located on the monitor itself ) and computer controls (accessible through Windows) to adjust the monitor image. For more information about computer controls, see “Adjusting Windows display settings”...
On-screen display options Tips & Tricks While the OSD is active, on-screen labels appear next to the buttons to help you identify them. Adjusting OSD settings To adjust the OSD settings: Press the Auto button. The monitor image is automatically adjusted to the ideal settings for your current screen resolution.
Using Your eMachines Flat-panel Monitor OSD Menu Main menu Main Menu Auto Picture Geometry Advanced Reset Picture menu Picture Brightness Contrast Gamma Video Scaling Geometry menu Geometry H-Position V-Position Clock Phase OSD menus Description Auto—Automatically adjusts your monitor to its optimum settings.
OSD Menu Advanced menu Advanced Color Language LED Brightness Resolution Reminder Information Adjusting Windows display settings Description Color—Customizes the color levels. Language—Changes the language of the OSD. LED Brightness—Changes the brightness of the Standby and Power LED to Day Mode or Nite Mode.
Using Your eMachines Flat-panel Monitor Changing settings in Windows Vista Help & Support For more information about adjusting monitor settings, click Start, then click Help and Support. Type adjusting monitor settings in the Search box, then click the magnifying glass.
Changing settings in Windows XP Help & Support For more information about adjusting monitor settings, click Start, then click Help and Support. Type the phrase changing display settings or changing screen resolution in the Search box, then click the arrow.
Using Your eMachines Flat-panel Monitor Click/Double-click the Display icon. The Display Properties dialog box opens. Click the Appearance tab. Click the Effects button. The Effects dialog box opens. Click to select the Use the following method to smooth the edges of screen type check box.
VESA 1280 × 720 ® As an ENERGY STAR Partner, eMachines has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. This monitor complies with the EPA’s International ENERGY STAR Program, which is a program designed to encourage manufacturers of computer equipment to build circuitry into their products to reduce energy consumption during time of non-use.
Using Your eMachines Flat-panel Monitor Energy declaration Maintaining Caution Do not use any type of abrasive pad or glass cleaner. You will permanently scratch the screen. When connected to a computer that supports the VESA Display Power Management Signaling (DPMS) Protocol, the monitor can conserve significant energy by reducing power consumption during periods of non-use.
Troubleshooting Important Make sure that the monitor has warmed up for approximately 30 minutes before making any judgments about the picture quality. No power No picture Monitor colors are wrong If you have problems with the monitor, the information in this troubleshooting section may help you solve them.
LCD screens. eMachine’s inspection standards keep these to a minimum. If you feel these pixels are unacceptably numerous or dense on your monitor, contact eMachines Customer Care to identify whether a repair or replacement is justified based on the number of pixels affected.
I checked all the connections and the speaker volume control is on, but I still do not get any sound. Your headphone/speaker jack may have been muted using Windows ■ sound controls. To check your headphone/speaker mute settings, click the speaker icon in the Windows taskbar, or click Start, Control Panel, Sounds and Audio Devices, the Volume tab, then click Advanced.
Brightness and contrast ratio Connections and inputs Specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation. Many products for eMachines are custom engineered by our suppliers to eMachines specifications and may vary from similarly marketed products. Panel size 17 inches (diagonal widescreen)
The system does not operate properly when the operating instructions are followed. ■ The system was dropped or the cabinet is damaged. ■ The system performance changes. Replacement parts and accessories Use only replacement parts and accessories recommended by Gateway. www.emachines.com...
Environmental information Recycling Mercury Warning Lamp(s) inside this product contain mercury and must be recycled or disposed of according to local, state, or federal laws. EPA ENERGY STAR ENERGY STAR The product you have purchased contains extracted natural resources that have been used in the manufacturing process. This product may contain substances known to be hazardous to the environment or to human health.
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