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  • Page 1 153V/173V/193V...
  • Page 2 Index Main Page Safety Instructions Notational Power Installation Cleaning Other Introduction Unpacking Front Rear Setup Connecting Your Monitor Installing the Monitor Driver — Automatic — Manual Installing VESA compliant mounting User’s Manual On-Screen Display Troubleshooting Check List Q & A Self-Test Feature Check Specifications General Specifications...
  • Page 3: Safety Instructions

    Safety Instructions Notational Warning/Caution Failure to follow directions noted by this symbol could result in bodily harm or damage to equipment. Notation Conventions Prohibited Do not disassemble Do not touch User’s Manual Important to read and understand at all times Disconnect the plug from the outlet Grounding to prevent an electric shock...
  • Page 4 Safety Instructions Power When not used for extended periods of time, set your PC to DPMS. If using a screen saver, set it to the active screen mode. • Do not use a damaged or loose plug. • This may cause an electric shock or fire. •...
  • Page 5 Safety Instructions Power • Disconnect the plug from the outlet during storms or lightening or if it is not used for a long period of time. • Failure to do so may cause an electric shock or fire. • Do not connect too many extension cords or plugs to an outlet.
  • Page 6 Safety Instructions Installation • Do not cover the vents on the monitor cabinet. • Bad ventilation may cause a breakdown or fire. • Put your monitor in a location with low humidity and a minimum of dust. • An electric shock or fire could result inside the monitor. •...
  • Page 7: Installation

    User’s Manual Safety Instructions Installation • Do not place the monitor face down. • The TFT-LCD surface may be damaged.
  • Page 8 Safety Instructions Clean When cleaning the monitor case or the surface of the TFT-LCD, wipe with a slightly moistened, soft fabric. • Do not spray detergent directly on the monitor. • Use the recommended detergent with a smooth cloth. • If the connector between the plug and the pin is dusty or dirty, clean it properly with a dry cloth.
  • Page 9 Safety Instructions Other • Do not remove cover(or back). No user serviceable parts inside. • This may cause an electric shock or a fire. • Refer servicing to qualified service personnel. • If your monitor does not operate normally - in particular, if there are any unusual sounds or smells coming from it - unplug it immediately and contact an authorized deal- er or service.
  • Page 10 Safety Instructions Other • Do not try to move the monitor by pulling on the wire or the signal cable. • This may cause a breakdown, electric shock or a fire due to damage to the cable. • Do not move the monitor right or left by pulling only the wire or the signal cable.
  • Page 11 Introduction Unparking Please make sure the following items are included with your monitor. If any items are missing, contact your dealer. Monitor and Stand User’s Manual Power Cord Signal Cable Quick Setup Guide Warranty Card (Not available in all locations) User's Guide and Driver Installation CD...
  • Page 12 Introduction Front 1. Auto button / Exit button 2. Menu button 3. Power button 4. Adjust buttons a. Power indicator Note : See PowerSaver functions. For energy conservation, turn your monitor OFF when it is not needed, or when leaving it unattended for long periods.
  • Page 13 Introduction Rear (The configuration at the back of the monitor may vary from product to product.) 1. Power port : Connect the power cord for your monitor to the power port on the back of the monitor. 2. Signal cable : Connect the end of the signal cable to your computer's video port. (video board, video card or graphics card) Note : See Connecting Your Monitor for further information regarding cable connections.
  • Page 14: Connecting Your Monitor

    Setup Connecting Your Monitor 1. Connect the power cord for your monitor to the power port on the back of the monitor. Plug the power cord for the monitor into a nearby outlet.. 2. Connect the signal cable to the 15-pin, D-sub connector on the back of your monitor. 3.
  • Page 15 Follow the directions as appropriate for the operating system you have. Prepare a blank disk and download the driver program file at the Internet web site shown here. Internet web site : http://www.samsung-monitor.com/ http://www.samsungusa.com/monitor/ http://www.sec.co.kr/monitor/ http://www.samsungmonitor.com.cn/ Windows ME 1.
  • Page 16 5. If you can see following "Message" window, then click the "Continue Anyway" button. Then click "OK" button. This monitor driver is under certifying MS logo,and this installation don't damage your system.The certified driver will be posted on Samsung Monitor Homepage http://www.samsung-monitor.com/ 6. Monitor driver installation is completed.
  • Page 17 Follow the directions as appropriate for the operating system you have. Prepare a blank disk and download the driver program file at the Internet web site shown here. Internet web site : http://www.samsung-monitor.com/ http://www.samsungusa.com/monitor/ http://www.sec.co.kr/monitor/ http://www.samsungmonitor.com.cn/ ®...
  • Page 18 User’s Manual Setup 4. Click the "Properties" button on the "Monitor" tab and select "Driver" tab. 5. Click "Update Driver.." and select "Install from a list or.." then click "Next" button. 6. Select "Don't search ,I will.." then click "Next" and then click "Have disk". 7.
  • Page 19 8. If you can see following "Message" window, then click the "Continue Anyway" button. Then click "OK" button. This monitor driver is under certifying MS logo,and this installation don't damage your system.The certified driver will be posted on Samsung Monitor Homepage http://www.samsung-monitor.com/ 9. Click the "Close" button then click "OK" button continually.
  • Page 20 Setup 10. Monitor driver installation is completed. ® ® Microsoft Windows When you can see "Digital Signature Not Found" on your monitor, follow these steps. 1. Choose "OK" button on the "Insert disk" window. 2. Click the "Browse" button on the "File Needed" window. 3.
  • Page 21 Setup ® ® Microsoft Windows 1. Click "Start" , "Setting" , "Control Panel". 2. Double click "Display" icon. 3. Select the "Settings" tab and click "Advanced Properties" button. 4. Select the "Monitor" tab. 5. Click the "Change" button in the "Monitor Type" area. 6.
  • Page 22: Removing The Base

    User’s Manual Setup Installing VESA compliant mounting Removing the base 1 Turn off your monitor and unplug its power cord. 2 Lay the LCD monitor face-down on a flat surface with a cushion beneath it to protect the screen. 3 Remove the four screws and then remove the Stand from the LCD monitor.
  • Page 23: Attaching A Base

    User’s Manual Setup Installing VESA compliant mounting Attaching a base NOTE : This monitor accepts a 75(100)mm x 75(100)mm VESA-compliant mounting interface pad. 1 Rear cover mounting pad 2 Mounting interface pad Align the Mounting Interface Pad with the holes in the Rear Cover Mounting Pad and secure it with the four screws that came with the arm-type base, wall mount hanger or other base.
  • Page 24: On-Screen Display

    On-Screen Display Use this button to open the OSD and activate a highlighted menu item. Use these buttons to highlight and adjust items using the On Screen Display. Use this button to Exit the active menu or the OSD User’s Manual...
  • Page 25: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Check List Before calling for service, check the information in this section to see if you can remedy any problems yourself. If you do need assistance, please call the phone number on the warranty card, the phone number on the Information section or contact your Symptom No images on the Is the power cord connected...
  • Page 26 Troubleshooting Check List The screen shows Is the screen displaying only one color as if looking at the screen strange colors or through a cellophane paper? just black and white. Have the screen colors become strange after running a program or due to a crash between applications? Has the video card been set...
  • Page 27 Troubleshooting Check List Check the following items if there is trouble with the monitor. 1. Check if the power cord and the cable are properly connected to the computer. 2. Check if the computer beeps more than 3 times when booting. (If it does, request an after-service for the main board of the computer.) 3.
  • Page 28 Troubleshooting Q&A Question How can I change the frequency? How can I adjust the resolution? How can I set the Power Saving function? How can I clean the outer case/LCD Panel? Answer Frequency can be changed by reconfiguring the video card. Note that video card support can vary, depending on the version of the driver used.
  • Page 29: Self-Test Feature Check

    Troubleshooting Self-Test Feature Check Your monitor provides a self test feature that allows you to check whether your monitor is functioning properly. Self-Test Feature Check 1. Turn off both your computer and the monitor. 2. Unplug the video cable from the back of the computer. 3.
  • Page 30: Werning Messages

    Troubleshooting Self-Test Feature Check Werning Messages If there is something wrong with the input signal, a message appears on the screen or the screen goes blank although the power indicator LED is still on. The message may indicate that the monitor is out of scan range or that you need to check the signal cable.
  • Page 31: Specifications

    Specifications General (153V) General Model Name 153V LCD Panel Size 15.0 inch diagonal Display area 304.1 (H) x 228.1 (V) Pixel Pitch 0.297 (H) x 0.297 (V) Type a-si TFT active matrix Viewing Angle 140/120(L,R/T,B) Synchronization Horizontal 31 ~ 61 kHz Vertical 56 ~ 75 Hz Display Color...
  • Page 32 Specifications General (153V) Environmental considerations Operating Temperature: 50°F ~ 104°F(10°C ~ 40°C) Humidity: 10% ~ 80%, non-condensing Storage Temperature: -4°F ~113°F (-20°C ~ 45°C) Humidity: 5% ~ 95%, non-condensing Plug and Play Capability This monitor can be installed on any Plug & Play compatible system. Interaction of the monitor and computer systems will provide the best operating conditions and monitor settings.
  • Page 33 Power saving mode EPA/ENERGY 2000 Green, Blinking Less than 2W TAR ® compliant and ENERGY2000 compliant NERGY TAR ® Partner, SAMSUNG has determined that this product TAR ® guidelines for energy efficiency. User’s Manual Power Switch off (110Vac) Black Less than 1W...
  • Page 34 Specifications Preset Timing Modes (153V) If the signal transferred from the computer is the same as the following Preset Timing Modes, the screen will be adjusted automatically. However, if the signal differs, the screen may go blank while the power LED is on. Refer to the video card manual and adjust the screen as follows.
  • Page 35 Specifications General (173V) General Model Name 173V LCD Panel Size 17.0 inch diagonal Display area 337.92 (H) x 270.336 (V) Pixel Pitch 0.264 (H) x 0.264 (V) Type a-si TFT active matrix Viewing Angle 140/120(L,R/T,B) Synchronization Horizontal 31 ~ 81 kHz Vertical 56 ~ 75 Hz Display Color...
  • Page 36 Specifications General (173V) Environmental considerations Operating Temperature: 50°F ~ 104°F(10°C ~ 40°C) Humidity: 10% ~ 80%, non-condensing Storage Temperature: -4°F ~113°F (-20°C ~ 45°C) Humidity: 5% ~ 95%, non-condensing Dot Acceptable TFT LCD panel manufactured by using advanced semiconductor technology with precision of 99.999% above is used for this product.
  • Page 37 Power saving mode EPA/ENERGY 2000 Green, Blinking Less than 2W TAR ® compliant and ENERGY2000 compliant NERGY TAR ® Partner, SAMSUNG has determined that this product TAR ® guidelines for energy efficiency. User’s Manual Power Switch off (110Vac) Black Less than 1W...
  • Page 38 Specifications Preset Timing Modes (173V) If the signal transferred from the computer is the same as the following Preset Timing Modes, the screen will be adjusted automatically. However, if the signal differs, the screen may go blank while the power LED is on. Refer to the video card manual and adjust the screen as follows.
  • Page 39 Specifications General (193V) General Model Name 193V LCD Panel Size 19.0 inch diagonal Display area 404.6 (H) x 330.0 (V) Pixel Pitch 0.294 (H) x 0.294 (V) Type a-si TFT active matrix Viewing Angle 85/85/85/85(L/R/T/B) Synchronization Horizontal 31 ~ 81 kHz Vertical 56 ~ 75 Hz Display Color...
  • Page 40 Specifications General (193V) Environmental considerations Operating Temperature: 50°F ~ 104°F(10°C ~ 40°C) Humidity: 10% ~ 80%, non-condensing Storage Temperature: -4°F ~113°F (-20°C ~ 45°C) Humidity: 5% ~ 95%, non-condensing Dot Acceptable TFT LCD panel manufactured by using advanced semiconductor technology with precision of 99.999% above is used for this product.
  • Page 41 Power saving mode EPA/ENERGY 2000 Green, Blinking Less than 2W TAR ® compliant and ENERGY2000 compliant NERGY TAR ® Partner, SAMSUNG has determined that this product TAR ® guidelines for energy efficiency. User’s Manual Power Switch off (110Vac) Black Less than 1W...
  • Page 42 Specifications Preset Timing Modes (193V) If the signal transferred from the computer is the same as the following Preset Timing Modes, the screen will be adjusted automatically. However, if the signal differs, the screen may go blank while the power LED is on. Refer to the video card manual and adjust the screen as follows.
  • Page 43 20063 Cernusco s/Naviglio (MI) Servizio Clienti: 199.153.153 http://www.samsung-italia.com/ United Kingdom : Samsung Electronics (UK) Ltd. Samsung House, 225 Hook Rise South Surbiton, Surrey KT6 7LD Tel. : (0208) 391 0168 Fax. : (0208) 397 9949 < European Service Center & National Service >...
  • Page 44 Samsung Electronics AB Box 713 S-194 27 UPPLANDS VÄSBY SVERIGE Besöksadress : Johanneslundsvägen 4 Samsung support Sverige: 020-46 46 46 Samsung support Danmark : 8088-4646 Samsung support Norge: 8001-1800 Samsung support Finland: 0800-118001 Tel +46 8 590 966 00 Fax +46 8 590 966 50 http://www.samsung.se/...
  • Page 45 Information Terms • Dot Pitch The image on a monitor is composed of red, green and blue dots. The closer the dots, the higher the resolution. The distance between two dots of the same color is called the 'Dot Pitch'. Unit: mm •...
  • Page 46 Federal Communications Commission. It is available from the U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402, Stock Number 004-000-00345-4. The party responsible for product compliance: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD America QA Lab of Samsung 3351 Michelson Drive, Suite #290, Irvine, CA92612 USA Tel) 949-975-7310...
  • Page 47 équipements produisant des interférences au Canada. MPR II Compliance This monitor complies with SWEDAC(MPR II) recommendations for reduced electric and magnetic fields. European Notice(Europe Only) Products with the CE marking comply with the EMC Directive(89/336/EEC), (92/31/EEC), (93/68/EEC) and the Low Voltage Directive (73/23/EEC) issued by the Commission of the European Community.
  • Page 48 In many countries, environmental labelling has become an established method for encouraging the adaptation of goods and services to the environment.The main problem as far as monitors and other electronic equipment are concerned is that environmentally harmful substances are used both in the products and during their manufacture.
  • Page 49 Mercury Mercury is sometimes found in batteries, relays and switches. Mercury damages the nervous system and is toxic in high doses. TCO'95 requirement states that batteries may not contain more than 25 ppm (parts per million) of mercury. It also demands that no mercury is present in any of the electrical or electronics components concerned with the display unit.
  • Page 50 TCO Development SE-114 94 Stockholm, Sweden Fax: +46 8 782 92 07 Email (Internet): development@tco.se Current information regarding TCO'99 approved and labelled products may also be obtained via the Internet, using the address: http://www.tco-info.com/ 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.
  • Page 51 Good visual ergonomics and image quality in order to improve the working environment for the user and to reduce sight and strain problems. Important parameters are luminance, contrast, resolution, reflectance, colour rendition and image stability. Energy • Energy-saving mode after a certain time – beneficial both for the user and the environment •...
  • Page 52: Natural Color

    The Natural Color S/W is the very solution for this problem. It is a color administration system developed by Samsung Electronics in association with Korea Electronics & Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI). This system is available only for Samsung monitors and makes the color of the images on the monitor the same as the printed or scanned images.
  • Page 53: For Better Display

    Information For Better Display 1. Adjust computer resolution and screen injection rate (refresh rate) in control panel of computer as described below to enjoy the best quality of picture. You can have an uneven quality of picture in the screen if the best quality of picture is not provided in TFT-LCD. Resolution: 1024 x 768 Vertical frequency (refresh rate): 60 Hz 2.
  • Page 54 Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is strictly forbidden. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for incidental or consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this material.

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