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IPS LED MONITOR
(LED MONITOR*)
*LG LED Monitors are LCD Monitors with LED Backlighting.
Please read the safety information carefully before using the
product.
IPS LED Monitor (LED Monitor) Model List
34UM57
www.lg.com

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  • Page 1 Owner's Manual IPS LED MONITOR (LED MONITOR*) *LG LED Monitors are LCD Monitors with LED Backlighting. Please read the safety information carefully before using the product. IPS LED Monitor (LED Monitor) Model List 34UM57 www.lg.com...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    PROPER POSTURE - DisplayPort connection Proper Posture for Using the Monitor - HDMI connection Connecting to AV Devices - HDMI connection Connecting to External Devices - Connecting Headphones INSTALLING THE LG MONITOR SOFTWARE Installing The Screen Split Installing The Dual Controller...
  • Page 3: License

    LICENSE LICENSE Each model has different licenses. Visit www.lg.com for more information on the license. The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries.
  • Page 4: Assembling And Preparing

    ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING Product Components Please check whether all the components are included in the box before using the product. If there are missing components, contact the retail store where you purchased the product. Note that the product and components may look different from those shown here.
  • Page 5: Component And Button Description

    ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING Component and Button Description Power Indicator On: power is on Off: power is off (Power Button) Ports...
  • Page 6: How To Use The Joystick Button

    ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING How to Use the Joystick Button You can easily control the functions of the monitor by pressing the joystick button or moving it left/right with your finger. Basic Functions Press the joystick button once with your finger to turn on the Power on monitor.
  • Page 7: Moving And Lifting The Monitor

    ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING Moving and Lifting the Monitor CAUTION As far as possible, avoid touching the moni- When moving or lifting the monitor, follow these tor screen. This may result in damage to the instructions to prevent the monitor from being screen or some of the pixels used to create scratched or damaged and to ensure safe trans- images.
  • Page 8: Installing The Monitor

    ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING Attach the screw cover. Installing the Monitor Assembling the stand base Screw Cover Place the screen face down. CAUTION To protect the screen from scratches, cover the surface with a soft cloth. Check the direction of the stand body (front, back) and then mount the stand body onto the stand hinge.
  • Page 9: Detaching The Stand Base

    ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING Detaching the stand base Turn the screw to the left. Pull out the Stand Base. Place the screen face down. CAUTION Stand Body To protect the screen from scratches, cover the surface with a soft cloth. Remove the screw cover. Screw cover Stand Base CAUTION...
  • Page 10: Installing Onto A Table

    ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING Installing onto a table Connect the adapter to the monitor, then plug the power cord into the power outlet. Lift the monitor and place it on the table in an upright position. Place at least 10 cm away from the wall to ensure sufficient ventilation.
  • Page 11: Adjusting The Angle

    ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING Adjusting the angle WARNING Place the monitor in an upright position, mount- To avoid injury to the fingers when adjusting ed on the stand base. the screen, do not hold the lower part of the monitor's frame as illustrated below. Adjust the angle of the screen.
  • Page 12: Using The Kensington Lock

    ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING Using the Kensington lock Installing the wall mount plate The Kensington security system connector is locat- This monitor supports the specification of the stan- ed at the back of the Monitor set. dard wall mount plate or compatible device. For more information on installation and usage, Place the screen face down.
  • Page 13: Installing To A Wall

    If you use screw longer than standard, the moni- tor might be damaged internally. Back Cover If you use improper screw, the product might be damaged and drop from mounted position. In this case, LG Electronics is not responsible Wall mount Pad for it. Back Cover Standard screw...
  • Page 14: Using The Monitor

    USING THE MONITOR USING THE MONITOR Connecting to a PC HDMI connection Transmits the digital video and audio signals from This monitor supports the *Plug and Play your PC and A/V devices to the monitor. Connect feature. your PC and AV device to the monitor with the *Plug and Play: A feature that allows you to HDMI cable as illustrated below.
  • Page 15: Connecting To Av Devices

    USING THE MONITOR Connecting to AV Devices Connecting to External Devices HDMI connection Connecting Headphones Transmits the digital video and audio signals from your PC and A/V devices to the monitor. Connect Connect peripherals to the monitor via the head- your PC and AV device to the monitor with the phones port.
  • Page 16: Installing The Lg Monitor Software

    INSTALLING LG Monitor Software INSTALLING THE LG MONITOR SOFTWARE Installing The Screen Split Insert the software CD included in the product packaging into your PC's CD drive and install the Screen Split. The installation screen images are for reference only. The actual installation screen images may vary de- pending on the model.
  • Page 17 INSTALLING LG Monitor Software When the installation is complete, restart your The Screen Split installation starts as shown system. below. NOTE NOTE Screen Split: This program automatically If you run Screen Split, the Screen Split icon [ splits the program window as desired.
  • Page 18: Installing The Dual Controller

    INSTALLING LG Monitor Software Installing The Dual Controller Insert the software CD included in the product packaging into your PC's CD drive and install the Dual Con- troller. The installation screen images are for reference only. The actual installation screen images may vary de- pending on the model.
  • Page 19 INSTALLING LG Monitor Software When the installation is complete, restart your The Dual Controller installation starts as shown system. below. NOTE If you run Dual Controller, the Dual Controller icon ] appears in the system tray. Click the Dual Controller icon and select a layout...
  • Page 20: User Settings

    User Settings USER SETTINGS Activating the Main Menu Press the joystick button on the bottom of the monitor. Move the joystick up/down (▲/▼) and left/right(◄/►) to set the options. Press the joystick button once more to exit the main menu. Joystick Button Button Menu Status...
  • Page 21: Customizing Settings

    User Settings Customizing settings Menu Settings -Quick Settings To view the OSD menu, press the joystick button at the bottom of the monitor and then enter the Menu. Go to Quick Settings > by moving the Brightness joystick. Configure the options following the instructions that appear in the bottom right corner.
  • Page 22: Pbp

    User Settings -PBP To view the OSD menu, press the joystick button at the bottom of the monitor and then enter the Menu. Go to PBP by moving the joystick. Configure the options following the instructions that appear in the bottom right corner. To return to the upper menu or set other menu items, move the joystick to ◄...
  • Page 23: Picture

    User Settings -Picture To view the OSD menu, press the joystick button at the bottom of the monitor and then enter the Menu. Go to by moving the joystick. Picture Configure the options following the instructions that appear in the bottom right corner. To return to the upper menu or set other menu items, move the joystick to ◄...
  • Page 24 User Settings Picture Adjust Black Stabilizer Black Stabilizer : You can control the black contrast to have better visibility in dark scenes. Increasing the Black Stabilizer value brightens the low gray level area on the screen. (You can easily distinguish objects on dark game screens.) Reducing the Black Stabilizer value darkens the low gray level area and increases the dynamic contrast on the screen.
  • Page 25: General

    User Settings -General To view the OSD menu, press the joystick but- ton at the bottom of the monitor and then enter the Menu. Go to by moving the joystick. General Configure the options following the instructions that appear in the bottom right corner. To return to the upper menu or set other menu items, move the joystick to ◄...
  • Page 26: Reset

    User Settings -Reset To view the OSD menu, press the joystick but- ton at the bottom of the monitor and then enter the Menu. Go to by moving the joystick. Reset Configure the options following the instructions that appear in the bottom right corner. To return to the upper menu or set other menu items, move the joystick to ◄...
  • Page 27: Game Mode

    User Settings -Game mode Press the joystick button on the bottom of the monitor. Go to Game mode by moving the joystick button to ▲. Configure the options following the instructions that appear in the bottom.
  • Page 28 User Settings Each option is described below. Joystick Description Button > Game Mode Game Mode Gamer Brightness Adjusts the color contrast and brightness of the screen. Contrast Sharpness Adjusts the sharpness of the screen. Gamma "Set your own gamma value. : Gamma 0, Gamma 1, Gamma 2 on the monitor, high gamma values display whitish images and low gamma values display blackish images.
  • Page 29: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING TROUBLESHOOTING Nothing is displayed on the screen. Is the monitor's power cord plugged y Check if the power cord is correctly plugged in to the power outlet. Is the power indicator on? y Check the power cable connection and press the power button. Is the power indicator displaying ? y Check that the connected input is enabled (Menu - Input).
  • Page 30 TROUBLESHOOTING NOTE Check if the video card's resolution or frequency is within the range allowed by the monitor and set to the recommended (optimal) resolution in Control Panel > Display > Settings. Failing to set the video card to the recommended (optimal) resolution may result in blurred text, a dimmed screen, a truncated display area or misalignment of the display.
  • Page 31: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS SPECIFICATIONS 34UM57 LCD Screen Type TFT (Thin Film Transistor) LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) Screen Pixel Pitch 0.312(H) mm x 0.310(V) mm Resolution Maximum Resolution 2560 x 1080 @ 60 Hz Recommended Resolution 2560 x 1080 @ 60 Hz Video Signal...
  • Page 32: Factory Support Mode (Hdmi/ Displayport)

    SPECIFICATIONS Factory support mode (HDMI/ DisplayPort) Horizontal Vertical Display Modes (Resolution) Polarity(H/V) Remarks Frequency(kHz) Frequency(Hz) 720 x 400 31.468 70.08 640 x 480 31.469 59.94 640 x 480 37.5 800 x 600 37.879 60.317 800 x 600 46.875 1024 x 768 48.363 1024 x 768 60.123...
  • Page 33: Proper Posture

    PROPER POSTURE PROPER POSTURE Proper Posture for Using the Monitor Adjust the screen so that you can comfortably view at a slight downward angle from your natural eye level. Take a break for approximately ten minutes every hour to reduce any fatigue caused by long-time usage.
  • Page 34 Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: LG Model : 34UM57 Responsible Party: LG Electronics Inc. Address : 1000 Sylvan Ave. Englewood Cliffs NJ 07632 U.S.A TEL: 201-266-2534 *above information is only for USA FCC Regulatory Make sure to read the Safety Precautions before ENERGY STAR is a set of power-saving using the product.