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User's Guide
Dell C7017T
Regulatory model: C7017Tf


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  • Page 1 User‘s Guide Dell C7017T Regulatory model: C7017Tf...
  • Page 2 Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell™ and the DELL logo are trademarks of Dell Inc.; Microsoft®, Windows®, and the Windows start button logo are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Setting the Maximum Resolution ..... . 50 Dell Web Management for Monitors ....52...
  • Page 4 FCC Notices (U.S. Only) and Other Regulatory Information ..67 Contact Dell........67...
  • Page 5: About Your Monitor

    Package Contents Your monitor ships with all the components shown below. Ensure that you have received all the components and Contact Dell if anything is missing. NOTE: Some items may be optional and may not ship with your monitor. Some features or media may not be available in certain countries.
  • Page 6 • LSA1U Wall Mount Kit • Wire Saddle • Power Cable (varies with countries) • VGA Cable • HDMI Cable • DP Cable • USB 3.0 upstream cable (enables the USB ports on the monitor) • Drivers and Documentation media • Quick Setup Guide • Safety and Regulatory Information About Your Monitor...
  • Page 7: Product Features

    The Dell C7017T flat-panel display has an active matrix, Thin-Film Transistor, Liquid Crystal Display and LED backlight. The monitor’s features include: • C7017T: 176.563 cm (69.513 inches) diagonal viewable image size, 1920 x 1080 resolution, plus full-screen support for lower resolutions.
  • Page 8: Remote Control

    Remote Control 3. Up Press to move the selection up in OSD menu. 4. Left Press to move the selection left in OSD menu. 5. Down Press to move the selection down in OSD menu. 6. Menu Press to turn on the OSD menu. 7.
  • Page 9 How to enter and exit White Board Mode : The OSD menu must not be on the screen for this feature, Press button, the White Board Mode be active, Press button ,the mode is disabled. Inserting the batteries in the remote control The remote control is powered by two 1.5V AAA batteries.
  • Page 10 Operating range of the remote control Point the top of the remote control toward the LCD monitor’s remote sensor during button operation. Use the remote control within a distance of about 8 m from remote control sensor or at a horizontal and vertical angle of within 15° within a distance of about 5.6 m.
  • Page 11: Identifying Parts And Controls

    Identifying Parts and Controls Front View IR Lens (with LED indicator) Function buttons (For more information, see Operating the Monitor) Power On/Off button (with LED indicator) About Your Monitor...
  • Page 12 Regulatory rating label Lists the regulatory approvals. RJ-45 connector For remote control use. Barcode serial number label Refer to this label if you need to contact Dell for technical support. AC power connector Connect the monitor power cable. About Your Monitor...
  • Page 13 Side View Label Description RS232 connector Connect your computer with RS232 cable. Audio Out Connect the soundbar mini stereo plug (Supports two channel output ). Audio in Analog audio (two channel) input. VGA connector Connect your computer to the monitor with VGA cable.
  • Page 14: Monitor Specifications

    Bottom View Speakers Monitor Specifications The following sections give you information about the various power management modes and pin assignments for the various connectors of your monitor. Power Management Modes If you have VESA’s DPM compliance display card or software installed in your PC, the monitor automatically reduces its power consumption when not in use.
  • Page 15 Active-off mode, the following messages will be displayed: Activate the computer and monitor to gain access to the OSD. NOTE: The Dell C7017T monitor is ENERGY STAR®-certificated. * Zero-power consumption in OFF mode can only be achieved by disconnecting the main cable from the monitor.
  • Page 16: Pin Assignments

    Pin Assignments RS232 connector Pin Number Monitor Side of the 9-pin Side Signal Cable Not Used Not Used VGA connector Pin Number Monitor Side of the 15-pin Side Signal Cable Video-Red Video-Green Video-Blue Self-test GND-R GND-G GND-B About Your Monitor...
  • Page 17 DDC +5 V GND-sync DDC data H-sync V-sync DDC clock DisplayPort Connector Pin Number 20-pin Side of the Connected Signal Cable ML0(p) ML0(n) ML1(p) ML1(n) ML2(p) ML2(n) ML3(p) ML3(n) AUX(p) AUX(n) DP_PWR_Return +3.3 V DP_PWR About Your Monitor...
  • Page 19 MHL Connector Pin Number 19-pin Side of the Connected Signal Cable TMDS DATA 2+ TMDS DATA 2 SHIELD TMDS DATA 2- TMDS DATA 1+ TMDS DATA 1- MHL+ TMDS DATA 0 SHIELD MHL- TMDS CLOCK+ TMDS CLOCK- Reserved (N.C. on device) DDC CLOCK (SCL) DDC DATA (SDA) VBUS (+5V, 900mA maximum)
  • Page 20 RJ-45 Connector Pin Number 12-pin Side of the Connector LED2_Y+ LED2_Y- LED1_G+ LED1_G- About Your Monitor...
  • Page 21 Universal Serial Bus (USB) Interface This section gives you information about the USB ports that are available on the monitor. NOTE This monitor is Super-Speed USB 3.0 compatible. Transfer Speed Data Rate Power Consumption Super-Speed 5 Gbps 4.5W (Max, each port) High Speed 480 Mbps 4.5W (Max, each port)
  • Page 22 USB Downstream Connector Pin Number 9-pin Side of the Connector SSTX- SSTX+ SSRX- SSRX+ USB Ports • 1 upstream • 3 downstream • 1 Dedicated Charging Port (DCP) - DCP port is for charging devices and has no data lines. NOTE: USB 3.0 functionality requires a USB 3.0-capable computer.
  • Page 23: Plug And Play Capability

    LED light bar system Response Time 8 ms typical (gray to gray) Color Depth 1.07 billion colors Color Gamut 86 % (typical) * * C7017T color gamut (typical) is based on CIE1976 (86 %) and CIE1931 (72 %) test standards. About Your Monitor...
  • Page 24 Touch Specifications Model number C7017T Type Infrared Touch Panel Diagonal 69.58 inch Active Area Extended beyond Viewing Area Touch Input Method Finger, Passive Stylus Max number of multi-touch 10 points Touch Accuracy ≤ 2 mm (Over 90% of screen) Touch Response Time ≤...
  • Page 25 100 VAC to 240 VAC / 50 Hz or 60 Hz ± 3 Hz / 4.0 A (Max) frequency / current Inrush current 120 V: 40 A (Max.) 240 V: 80 A (Max.) Preset Display Modes The following table lists the preset modes for which Dell guarantees image size and centering: Horizontal Vertical Sync Polarity Pixel Clock...
  • Page 26 1920 x 1080i 1920 x 1080p 720 (1440) x 480i 720 (1440) x 576i Physical Characteristics The following table lists the monitor's physical characteristics: Model Number C7017T Connector type 15-pin D-subminiature (Black connector) DP, Black connector HDMI (MHL) Signal cable type DisplayPort...
  • Page 27: Lcd Monitor Quality & Pixel Policy

    In almost every case, these fixed pixels are hard to see and do not detract from display quality or usability. A display with 1 to 5 fixed pixels is considered normal and within competitive standards. For more information, see Dell Support site at:
  • Page 28: Maintenance Guidelines

    Maintenance Guidelines Caring for Your Monitor CAUTION: Read and follow the safety instructions before cleaning the monitor. CAUTION: Before cleaning the monitor, unplug the monitor power cable from the electrical outlet. For best practices, follow the instructions in the list below while unpacking, cleaning, or handling your monitor: • To clean your antistatic screen, slightly dampen a soft, clean cloth with water.
  • Page 29: Setting Up The Monitor

    Setting Up the Monitor Connecting Your Monitor Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow WARNING: the Safety Instructions. To connect your monitor to the computer: 1. Turn off your computer and disconnect the power cable. 2. Connect the VGA / DP / HDMI / MHL cable to the corresponding video port on the back of your computer.
  • Page 30 Connecting HDMI cable Connecting MHL cable Setting Up the Monitor...
  • Page 31 Connecting USB cable After you have completed connecting the VGA / DP / HDMI / MHL cable, follow the procedures below to connect the USB cable to the computer and complete your monitor setup: 1. Connect the upstream USB port (cable supplied) to an appropriate USB port on your computer.
  • Page 32: Wall Mounting

    Wall Mounting (Screw dimension: M8 x 20 ~ 30 mm). Refer INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS to that come with LSA1U Wall Mount kit and the VESA-compatible base mounting kit (400 x 400 mm distance). 1. Install Wall Plate to Wall. 2. Place the monitor panel on a soft cloth or cushion on a stable flat table 3.
  • Page 33: Operating The Monitor

    Operating the Monitor Power On the Monitor Press the button to turn on the monitor. Using the Front-Panel Controls Use the keys on the front of the monitor to adjust the image settings. Front-Panel Keys Description Use the Preset modes key to choose from a list of preset color modes.
  • Page 34: Using The On-Screen Display (Osd) Menu

    Use the Down key to adjust (decrease ranges) items in the OSD menu. Down Use the OK key to confirm your selection. Use the Back key to go back to the previous menu. Back Using the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu Accessing the Menu System NOTE: If you change the settings and then either proceed to another menu or exit the OSD menu, the monitor automatically saves those changes.
  • Page 35 2. Press the buttons to toggle between options in the Menu. As you move from one icon to another, the option name is highlighted. 3. To select the highlighted item on the menu press the button again. 4. Press the buttons to select the desired parameter.
  • Page 36 Auto Adjust Use this key to activate automatic setup and adjust menu. The following dialog appears on a black screen as the monitor self-adjusts to the current input: Auto Adjustment allows the monitor to self-adjust to the incoming video signal. After using Auto Adjustment, you can further tune your monitor by using the Pixel Clock (Coarse) and Phase (Fine) controls under Display.
  • Page 37 Input Source Use the Input Source menu to select between different video signals that may be connected to your monitor. Select VGA input when you are using the analog (VGA) connector. Push to select the VGA input source. Select DP input when you are using the DP connector. Push to select the DP input source.
  • Page 38 Color Use the Color menu to adjust the monitor's color settings. Input Color Allows you to set the video input mode to: Format • RGB: Select this option if your monitor is connected to a computer or DVD player using the DP adapter. •...
  • Page 39 Preset Modes Allows you to choose from a list of preset color modes. • Standard: Loads the monitor's default color settings. This is the default preset mode. • Warm: Increases the color temperature. The screen appears warmer with a red/yellow tint. •...
  • Page 40 Display Use the Display menu to adjust the monitor's display settings. Aspect Ratio Adjusts the image ratio as Wide 16:9, 4:3, or 5:4. NOTE: Wide 16:9 adjustment is not required at maximum preset resolution 1920 x 1080 . Horizontal the buttons to adjust image left and right. Minimum Position is '0' (-).
  • Page 41 Audio Volume Use the buttons to adjust the volume. Minimum is ‘0’ (-). Maximum is ‘100’ (+). Audio Source Allows you to set the Audio Source mode to: • PC Audio • HDMI / DP Speaker Allows you to enable or disable Speaker function. Reset Audio Select this option to restore default display settings.
  • Page 42 Energy Power Button Allows you to set the power LED indicator on or off during active to save energy. Allows you to enable or disable USB function during monitor standby mode. NOTE: USB ON/OFF under standby mode is only available when USB upstream cable is unplugged.
  • Page 43 Menu Select this option to adjust the settings of the OSD such as, the languages of the OSD, the amount of time the menu remains on screen, and so on. Language Allows you to set the OSD display to one of eight languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, or Japanese.
  • Page 44 Personalize Selecting this option allows you to set two shortcut keys. Shortcut Key 1 User can select from "Preset Modes", "Brightness/Contrast", "Auto Adjust", "Input Source", "Aspect Ratio" “Volume” and set as shortcut key. Operating the Monitor...
  • Page 45 Shortcut Key 2 User can select from "Preset Modes", "Brightness/Contrast", "Auto Adjust", "Input Source" , "Aspect Ratio" , “Volume” and set as shortcut key. Reset Allows you to restore shortcut key to the default setting. Personaliza- tion Others Operating the Monitor...
  • Page 46 DDC/CI DDC/CI (Display Data Channel/Command Interface) allows a software on your computer to adjust the monitor display settings like the brightness, color balance etc. Enable (Default): Optimizes the performance of your monitor and provides a better customer experience. Disable: Disables the DDC/CI option and the following message appears on the screen.
  • Page 47 OSD Messages When the monitor does not support a particular resolution mode you will see the following message: This means that the monitor cannot synchronize with the signal that it is receiving from the computer. See Monitor Specifications for the horizontal and vertical frequency ranges addressable by this monitor.
  • Page 48 If you press any button other than the power button, the following messages will appear depending on the selected input: If VGA, DP, HDMI1/MHL, HDMI2 or HDMI3 cable is not connected, a floating dialog box as shown below appears. The monitor will enter Power Save Mode after 4 minutes if left at this state.
  • Page 49 See Solving Problems for more information. Operating the Monitor...
  • Page 50: Setting The Maximum Resolution

    Please choose the scenario below that best describes the computer system you are using, and follow the provided 1: If you have a Dell desktop or a Dell portable computer with Internet access 2:If you have a non Dell desktop, portable computer, or graphics card...
  • Page 51 If you have a Dell desktop or a Dell portable computer with Internet access 1. Go to, enter your service tag, and download the latest driver for your graphics 2. After installing the drivers for your graphics adapter, attempt to set the resolution to 1920 x 1080 again.
  • Page 52: Dell Web Management For Monitors

    Before accessing the Dell Monitor Web Management feature, please refer to the Ethernet Problems . Ensure the Ethernet is working normally. To access the Dell Monitor Web Management tool you need to set the IP Addresses for your computer and the monitor.
  • Page 53 3. The IP Address configuration would now look like this: To access and use the web management tool, follow these steps: eb browser and type the monitor’s IP Address ( in the 1. Open a w address bar. Operating the Monitor...
  • Page 54 2. The log-in page opens. Enter the Administrator Password to continue. 3. The Home page opens: Operating the Monitor...
  • Page 55 4. Click Network Settings tab to see the network settings. Operating the Monitor...
  • Page 56 5. Click Monitor Control to see the monitor’s status. 6. Click Security to set a password. Operating the Monitor...
  • Page 57 7. Update Firmware. You can download the latest drivers from the Dell Support website at Operating the Monitor...
  • Page 58: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting WARNING: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the Safety Instruction Self-Test Your monitor provides a self-test feature that allows you to check whether your monitor is functioning properly. If your monitor and computer are properly connected but the monitor screen remains dark, run the monitor self-test by performing the following steps: 1.
  • Page 59: Built-In Diagnostics

    Built-in Diagnostics Your monitor has a built-in diagnostic tool that helps you determine if the screen abnormality you are experiencing is an inherent problem with your monitor, or with your computer and video card. NOTE: You can run the built-in diagnostics only when the video cable is unplugged and the monitor is in self-test mode.
  • Page 60: Common Problems

    Common Problems The following table contains general information about common monitor problems you might encounter and the possible solutions. Common Symptoms What You Possible Solutions Experience No Video/Power LED No picture • Ensure that the video cable connecting the monitor and the computer is properly connected and secure.
  • Page 61 Missing Pixels LCD screen has spots • Cycle power on-off. • Pixel that is permanently off is a natural defect that can occur in LCD technology. For more information on Dell Monitor Quality and Pixel Policy, see Dell Support site at: monitors.
  • Page 62 Safety-Related Issues Visible signs of smoke • Do not perform any troubleshooting or sparks steps. • Contact Dell immediately. Intermittent Problems Monitor malfunctions • Ensure that the video cable on & off connecting the monitor to the computer is connected properly and is secure.
  • Page 63: Product-Specific Problems

    NOTE: When choosing DP , HDMI1/MHL , HDMI2, HDMI3 mode, the Auto Adjust function is not available. Product-Specific Problems Specific Symptoms What You Possible Solutions Experience • Check the Aspect Ratio setting in the Screen image is too Image is centered on small screen, but does not Display OSD.
  • Page 64: Universal Serial Bus (Usb) Specific Problems

    Universal Serial Bus (USB) Specific Problems Common Symptoms What You Possible Solutions Experience USB interface is not USB peripherals are • Check that your monitor is working not working turned ON. • Reconnect the upstream cable to your computer. • Reconnect the USB peripherals (downstream connector).
  • Page 65: Mobile High-Definition Link (Mhl) Specific Problems

    Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) Specific Problems Common Symptoms What You Possible Solutions Experience MHL interface is not Cannot see MHL • Re-connect the upstream cable working. device image shown Ensure your MHL cable and MHL on monitor. device are MHL certified. • Check your MHL device is turned • Check your MHL device is not in Standby mode.
  • Page 66: Ethernet Problems

    Ethernet Problems Common Symptoms What You Possible Solutions Experience Ethernet not working Dell Web • Ensure that the Network cable Management for connecting the Monitor is properly Monitors Webpage secured. control is not working • Press and hold the Button 1 and...
  • Page 67: Appendix

    For customers in the United States, call 800-WWW-DELL (800-999-3355). NOTE: If you do not have an active Internet connection, you can find contact information on your purchase invoice, packing slip, bill, or Dell product catalog. Dell provides several online and telephone-based support and service options.

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