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Installation
and
Connection
Name of the Buttons in the screen Adjustment Unit
Input
OSD (On Screen Display) Screen Tracking Order
Selection
and Tracking
Adjusting PIP/POP/PBP Mode Functions
Miscellaneous
Product Specifications
Connecting to your PC
Watching Video
Watching HDTV (720p/1080i)
Watching TV
Adjusting Screen Color
Adjusting Screen CLOCK/PHASE and Position
Adjusting the audio function
Adjusting Options
Adjusting Options
is a trademark of SRS Labs,Inc.
technology is incorporated under license from SRS Labs,Inc.
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Safety Precautions Installation Accessories Important Monitor Features Connection Name and Function of the Parts Connecting to External Devices Connecting to your PC Watching Video Watching HDTV (720p/1080i) Watching TV Name of the Buttons in the screen Adjustment Unit Input OSD (On Screen Display) Screen Tracking Order Selection...
  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions Please read these safety precautions carefully before using the monitor. If you ignore the warning message, you may be seriously injured or there is a possibility of Warning accident or death. Caution If you ignore the caution message, you may be slightly injured or the product may be damaged Precautions in installing the Monitor Warning Keep away from heat sources like electrical heaters.
  • Page 3 Electrical Power Related Precautions Warning Make sure to connect the power cable to the grounded current. - You may be electrocuted or injured. Use the rated voltage only. - The monitor can be damaged, or you may be electrocuted. During a thunder or lightning storm, unplug the power cable or signal cable. - You may be electrocuted or a fire can break out.
  • Page 4 Safety Precautions Caution Do not shock the monitor when moving it. - You may be electrocuted or the monitor can be damaged Do not dispose the product-packing box. Use it when you move. Make the panel face forward and hold it with both hands to move. - If you drop the monitor, the damaged monitor can cause electric shock or fire.
  • Page 5: Accessories

    Accessories Please check the accessories in the product package. * The monitor and the accessories can be different from the figures shown here. Remote Controller/Batteries (AAA x 2) Monitor DVI-A Signal Cable Power Cord DVI-D Signal Cable Cable Holder (x 2) Cable Cap User's Manual / Diskette S-Video Cable...
  • Page 6 Accessories To arrange the cables First, pull out the back cap attached to the rear of the monitor to detach, as shown in Figure 1. Back Cap - Open the back cap before you install the monitor. [ Figure 1 ] Neatly connect the signal input cable and audio cable, as shown in Figure 2.
  • Page 7: Important Monitor Features

    Important Monitor Features Swapping Function You can swap the main screen and the sub-screen when the PIP/POP/PBP function is used. Spectacle Function The screen center area is close to a 4:3 ratio and the outskirt area is expanded by more than 15:9. Therefore, the different screen ratio is applied for each area.
  • Page 8: Name And Function Of The Parts

    TV: Automatic TV channel setup Button PC: Automatic adjustment function Operational at the TV mode only (Operational for the analog signal only) Sound Mode Select Select the sound mode : MONO/STEREO/SAP CAPTION Button (See A33) Video Operation Button Applicable for LG products only...
  • Page 9 • Input Select Button • TV/AV Button If you press the button once, This button will be enabled only the following Input Signal when you selected the TV/AV Window will appear. Select signal. The signal type will be the signal type you want changed with the following order.
  • Page 10 Name and Function of the Parts Swap Button You can swap the main screen and the sub-screen when the PIP/POP/PBP function is used.. SWAP SWAP When 'Input Signal 1' comes on in the main screen, only 'Input Signal 2' can be displayed on the sub-screen. On the contrary, if the main screen displays 'Input Signal 2', the sub-screen can display 'Input Signal 1' only.
  • Page 11: Rear View

    Rear View Back Cap - Open the back cap before you install the monitor. Audio Audio In DVI-I MIC.Out S-Video MIC.In Audio Audio In Audio Audio In MIC.Out DVI-I MIC.Out DVI-I S-Video S-Video MIC.In MIC.In DVI Digital Signal Connector (DVI-D or DVI-A) TV Tuner Jack: Connect the antenna.
  • Page 12 Name and Function of the Parts AV Input Terminal AV(CVBS) Input Terminal(Audio) AV(CVBS) Input Terminal(Video) S-Video S-Video Input Terminal Headphone/Earphone Connection Terminal MIC.In Microphone Connection Terminal Sound card Connection Terminal / HDTV Input Terminal PC Audio Input Terminal Audio - Connect the audio cable to the LINE OUT Audio In jack in the PC sound card.
  • Page 13: Connecting To External Devices

    Connecting to External Devices When Connecting to your PC First of all, see if the computer, monitor and the peripherals are turned off. Then, connect the signal input cable. When connecting with the DVI-D signal input cable. When connecting with the DVI-A signal input cable. (IBM compatible PC) When connecting with the DVI-A signal input cable.
  • Page 14 Connecting to External Devices Turn on power by pressing the power button on the monitor. Power button Turn on the PC. Select an input signal. Press the Input Select button on the remote controller to select the input signal. Or, press the SOURCE button at the front side of the monitor. When connecting with a DVI-D signal input cable.
  • Page 15: When Watching Video/Hdtv/Tv A27

    When watching Video Connect the video cable as shown in the below figure and then connect the power cord (See page A12). When connecting with an RCA cable. Connect the input terminal with a proper color match. (Video – Yellow, Sound (left) – White, •...
  • Page 16 Connecting to External Devices When watching HDTV (720p/1080i) Connect the video/audio cable as shown in the below figure and then, connect the power cord (See page A12). Connect the input terminal with a proper color match. • Audio Audio In Rear side of the Monitor MIC.Out Audio Cable...
  • Page 17 When watching TV See if the antenna cable is connected at the rear side of the monitor and then, connect the power cord (See page A12). Rear Side of the Monitor Audio AUDIO IN DVI-I MIC.IN S-Video MIC.Out DVI-I Antenna Cable (optional) Select an input signal.
  • Page 18 Selecting and Adjusting the Screen Name of the Buttons in the Screen Adjustment Unit Power LED • This Indicator lights up green when the display operates normally. If the display is in DPM (Energy Saving) mode, this indicator color changes to amber. Power Button •...
  • Page 19 Name of the Buttons in the Screen Adjustment Unit [For DVI-ANALOG signal] AUTO/SELECT Button • Select the icon to adjust on the OSD screen. • If you press the [AUTO/SELECT] button, automatic screen adjustment will be started. [Other signals that DVI-ANALOG] •...
  • Page 20 Selecting and Adjusting the Screen OSD Menu – When Connected to Your PC Icon Function Description Adjusts screen brightness, contrast and color that you prefer. Adjustment Adjusts position of the screen, clock or phase. Tracking Adjusts the audio function. Audio Adjusts the screen status according to the circumstances.
  • Page 21: How To Adjust The Screen Automatically

    How to adjust the OSD (On Screen Display) screen. Pops up the Select a menu icon Adjust the status Save Select a menu Exit from the menu screen adjustment icon menu screen. • Use the remote controller to adjust the OSD screen. Press the MENU Button, then the main menu of the OSD appears.
  • Page 22 Selecting and Adjusting the Screen OSD Menu – When Connected to Your PC Adjusting Screen Color CONTRAST To adjust the contrast of the screen. BRIGHTNESS To adjust the brightness of the screen. COLOR Adjusting screen color. Press the button to display the submenu for COLOR.
  • Page 23 Adjusting the audio function The best sound tone quality will be selected automatically depending on the video type that you're currently watching. • USER : Select this option to use the user-defined audio settings. • FLAT : The most commanding and natural audio. •...
  • Page 24: Selecting The Options

    Selecting and Adjusting the Screen Selecting the options LANGUAGE To choose the language in which the control names are displayed. IMAGE SIZE To select the image size of the screen. (FULL/1:1) To adjust position of the OSD window on the screen. POSITION Press the button to display the submenu for OSD...
  • Page 25 Adjusting PIP/POP/PBP Mode (Multiple Screen) Functions To adjust the PIP(PICTURE IN PICTURE) of the screen PIP ON/OFF After selecting ON in the PIP ON/OFF menu, the following menu items can be adjusted. PIP SOURCE To select an input signal for PIP. PIP SIZE To adjust the size of the PIP screen.
  • Page 26 Selecting and Adjusting the Screen Adjusting PIP/POP/PBP Mode (Multiple Screen) Functions To adjust the POP(PICTURE OUT PICTURE) of the screen POP ON/OFF After selecting ON in the POP ON/OFF menu, the following menu items can be adjusted. POP SOURCE To select an input signal for POP. POP IMAGE To adjust the image of the POP screen;...
  • Page 27 Adjusting PIP/POP/PBP Mode (Multiple Screen) Functions To adjust the PBP(PICTURE BY PICTURE) of the screen PBP ON/OFF After selecting ON in the PBP ON/OFF menu, the following menu items can be adjusted. PBP SOURCE To select an input signal for PBP. PBP SIZE To adjust the size of the PBP screen.
  • Page 28: Setting Up The Channel(When Watching Tv)

    Selecting and Adjusting the Screen OSD Menu – When Watching Video/HDTV/TV Setting up the channel - Available only when watching TV. AUTO To automatically search the available channels. CHANNEL Select On using to start automatic channel setup. CHANNEL To change the channel. ADD/DEL.CH To add/delete the selected channels.
  • Page 29: Adjusting The Audio Function

    Adjusting the audio function The best sound tone quality will be selected automatically depending on the video type that you're currently watching. • USER : Select this option to use the user-defined audio settings. • FLAT : The most commanding and natural audio. •...
  • Page 30 Selecting and Adjusting the Screen Selecting the options LANGUAGE To choose the language in which the control names are displayed. IMAGE To select the image size of the screen. SIZE (FULL/4:3/SPECTACLE/1:1) To adjust position of the OSD window on the screen. POSITION Press the button to display the submenu for OSD...
  • Page 31: Adjusting Pip/Pop/Pbp Mode Functions A30

    Adjusting PIP/POP/PBP Mode (Multiple Screen) Functions To adjust the PIP(PICTURE IN PICTURE) of the screen DVI ANALOG PIP ON/OFF After selecting ON in the PIP ON/OFF menu, the following menu items can be adjusted. PIP SOURCE To select an input signal for PIP. PIP SIZE To adjust the size of the PIP screen.
  • Page 32 Selecting and Adjusting the Screen Adjusting PIP/POP/PBP Mode (Multiple Screen) Functions To adjust the POP(PICTURE OUT PICTURE) of the screen DVI ANALOG POP ON/OFF After selecting ON in the POP ON/OFF menu, the following menu items can be adjusted. POP SOURCE To select an input signal for POP.
  • Page 33 Adjusting PIP/POP/PBP Mode (Multiple Screen) Functions To adjust the PBP(PICTURE BY PICTURE) of the screen DVI ANALOG PBP ON/OFF After selecting ON in the PBP ON/OFF menu, the following menu items can be adjusted. PBP SOURCE To select an input signal for PBP. PBP SIZE To adjust the size of the PBP screen.
  • Page 34: To Adjust The Caption&Vchip Function

    Selecting and Adjusting the Screen To adjust the CAPTION&VCHIP function CAPTION/TEXT Use the buttons to select caption mode. Text services give a wide variety of information on all kind of subjects(ex. captioned program lists, weather forecasts, stock exchange topics, news for hearing-impaired..) on up to half of the TV screen.
  • Page 35 V-CHIP rating and categories - Rating guidelines are provided by broadcast station. Most television programs and television movies can be blocked by TV rating and/or individual categories. Movies that have been shown at the theaters or direct-to-video movies use the Movies Rating System(MPAA) only. For movies previously shown in theaters.
  • Page 36: Setting A Password

    Selecting and Adjusting the Screen To adjust the CAPTION&VCHIP function This menu is to be used to change passwords. Once the PASSWORD correct current password is entered using the number panel in a remote control, the window for new password will appear.
  • Page 37: Closed Captions

    Closed Captions Closed captioning is a process which converts the audio portion of a television program into written words which then appear as subtitles on the television screen. Closed captions allow viewers to read the dialogue and narration of television programs. Using Closed Captions Captions are the subtitles of the dialogue and narration of television programs.
  • Page 38: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting No image is displayed • See if the power cord is properly connected to the Is the monitor power cord outlet. connected? • See if the power switch is turned on. Does the power LED is turned on? • Adjust brightness ( ) and contrast ( ) again.
  • Page 39 Troubleshooting The screen image looks abnormal. • DVI-A analog signal – Press the “AUTO” button in Is the screen position wrong? the remote controller to automatically select the optimal screen status that fits into the current mode. If adjustment is not satisfactory, use the Position OSD menu.
  • Page 40 Troubleshooting The audio function does not work. • See if the audio cable is connected properly. No sound? • Adjust the volume. • See if the sound is set properly. • See if the Sound is set to On in the PIP/POP/PBP No sound is available when the menu.
  • Page 41: Specifications

    Specifications The product specifications can change without prior notice for product improvement. LCD Panel Screen Type 17 inches (43.438cm) TFT (Thin Film Transistor) LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) Panel Visible diagonal size: 43.438cm Pixel Pitch 0.291mm Video Signal Max. Resolution DVI-A : 1280 X 1024 @60Hz DVI-D : 1280 X 1024 @60Hz Recommended Resolution DVI-A : WXGA 1280 X 768 @60Hz DVI-D : WXGA 1280 X 768 @60Hz...
  • Page 42 Specifications PC Mode – Preset Mode Horizontal Vertical Horizontal Vertical Preset mode Frequency Frequency Frequency Frequency Preset mode (kHz) (kHz) (kHz) (kHz) 31.469 640 x 350 VESA 800 x 600 53.674 31.468 720 x 400 832 x 624 49.725 31.469 640 x 480 VESA 1024 x 768...
  • Page 43 Specifications DVI-I Signal T. M. D. S. Data 2- T. M. D. S. Data 2+ T. M. D. S. Data 2/4 Shield T. M. D. S. Data 4- T. M. D. S. Data 4+ DDC Clock DDC Data Analog Vertical Synchronization T.