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Samsung 770TFT, 870TFT, 170T Owner's Instructions Manual

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SyncMaster 770TFT
SyncMaster 870TFT
SyncMaster 170T
TFT-LCD Monitor


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  • Page 1 SyncMaster 770TFT SyncMaster 870TFT SyncMaster 170T TFT-LCD Monitor Owner’s Instructions...
  • Page 2 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.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Safety Instructions ............2 Unpacking Your LCD Monitor .
  • Page 4: Safety Instructions

    Safety Instructions Before connecting the AC power cord to the DC adapter outlet, make sure the voltage designation of the DC adapter corresponds to the local electrical supply. Never insert anything metallic into the openings in the cabinet of the Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) monitor;...
  • Page 5: Unpacking Your Lcd Monitor

    Unpacking Your LCD Monitor Please make sure the following items are included with your monitor. If any items are missing, contact your dealer. DC-Adapter Manual Warranty Card (not available everywhere) AUTO EXIT AUTO EXIT MENU MENU Monitor and Base Pivot software Colorific (optional) &...
  • Page 6: Setting Up Your Lcd Monitor

    Setting up Your LCD Monitor Setting up an Ergonomic Workstation Consider the advice given below before you install your monitor. Monitor location Choose a position that exposes you monitor to the least reflection from lights or windows, usually at a right angle to any window. Workstation height Place your LCD Monitor so that the top of the screen is slightly below your eye level when you are comfortably seated.
  • Page 7: Connecting Your Lcd Monitor

    Setting up Your LCD Monitor Connecting Your LCD Monitor This monitor offers a method for connection to both a PC and a workstation. One or both types of signal cables can be connected to the monitor simultaneously. Determine which connection method(s) you need and refer to the instructions below. Figure 3.1 Cable Connection (Analog) Turn off your computer and unplug its power cord.
  • Page 8 Setting up Your LCD Monitor Figure 3.2 DVI-I Cable Connection (SyncMaster 170T only) Turn off your computer and unplug its power cord. Connect the signal cable to the DVI-I connector (1) on the back of your monitor. Connect the other end of the cable to the video port on the back of your computer. Connect the power cord for your monitor to the power port on the power adapter.
  • Page 9: Getting Help

    Setting up Your LCD Monitor Getting Help If your monitor does not display an image, check your cable connections and refer to “Troubleshooting” on page 18. If you experience difficulties with the quality of the displayed image, run auto adjustment again and refer to “Adjusting Your LCD Monitor” on page 10 or “Troubleshooting”...
  • Page 10: Windows 98

    Setting up Your LCD Monitor ® Windows ® Windows 98 will auto-detect your new monitor and start the “Add New Hardware Wizard” if the drivers are not already installed. Click the NEXT button to search for drivers. Check the diskette drive box to install the drivers off the diskette provided with your monitor and click NEXT.
  • Page 11: Self-Test Feature Check (Stfc)

    Setting up Your LCD Monitor Self-Test Feature Check (STFC) 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 and the power indicator is blinking, run the monitor self-test by performing the following steps: Turn off both your computer and the monitor.
  • Page 12: Adjusting Your Lcd Monitor

    Adjusting Your LCD Monitor User Controls Your LCD Monitor allows you to easily adjust the characteristics of the image being displayed. All of these adjustments are made using the control buttons on the front of the monitor. While you use these buttons to adjust the controls, an on screen display shows you their numeric values as the change.
  • Page 13: Automatic Save

    Adjusting Your LCD Monitor Automatic Save Whenever you open the On Screen Display and allow an adjustment window to remain active for about 3 seconds without pressing another button, the monitor automatically saves any adjustments you have made. These changes are saved into a user area in the monitor. User areas are reserved according to the signal frequency from your computer.
  • Page 14: Auto Adjustment

    Adjusting Your LCD Monitor Auto Adjustment Auto Adjustment OSD Lock/Unlock Use this function to secure the current settings, while allowing you to adjust the Brightness and Contrast, so that they cannot be inadvertently changed. You can unlock the OSD controls at any time by using the same procedure.
  • Page 15: On Screen Display (Osd)

    Adjusting Your LCD Monitor On Screen Display (OSD) Function icons Function name Setting slidebar Numeric value indicator Figure 6. On Screen Display (OSD) Accessing the Menu System With the menu off, push the MENU button to open the menu system and display the main function menu.
  • Page 16 Adjusting Your LCD Monitor Table 1. Menu Adjustments Settings and Icon Sub-menus Image Lock: Fine Coarse Position: Horizontal Vertical Color Control: R(ed) G(reen) B(lue) Description Image Lock controls adjust for and limit the amount of noise in the video signal which causes horizontal lines or areas on the screen where the image appears to be unstable and jitters or shimmers.
  • Page 17 Adjusting Your LCD Monitor Table 1. Menu Adjustments (Continued ) Settings and Icon Sub-menus Reset: Geometry Color Image Size: Normal Expanded 1 Expanded 2 Menu Effect: Half Tone Language: English Deutsch Español Français Italiano Svenska Menu Display Time: 5 Seconds 10 Seconds 20 Seconds 200 Seconds...
  • Page 18 Adjusting Your LCD Monitor Table 1. Menu Adjustments (Continued ) Settings and Icon Sub-menus Menu Position: Horizontal Vertical Display Mode: Description Each time the OSD opens it displays in the same location on the screen. Menu Position controls that location. Select this icon to view the current user mode.
  • Page 19: Appendix

    PowerSaver This monitor has a built-in power management system called PowerSaver. This system saves energy by switching your monitor into a low-power mode when it has not been used for a certain amount of time. The available modes are “On”, “Standby”, “Sleep”, and “Deep Sleep”.
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before calling for service, check the information in this section to see if you can remedy any problems yourself. Table 3. Troubleshooting problems Symptom No Picture “No Connection, Check Signal Cable” appears “Video mode not supported” Picture is scrambled Picture is not clear Picture is fuzzy Picture bounces or has wavy...
  • Page 21 The LCD Monitor is saving your changes to the OSD. The LCD Monitor is using its power management system. Check the power management utility on your computer. Please contact Samsung customer service. You can download the driver from the internet at only)
  • Page 22: Speciļ¬cations

    Specifications Table 4. Specifications LCD Monitor Panel * Synchronization Display Colors Maximum Resolution Active Display Input Signal, Terminated Maximum Pixel Clock Power Adapter Power Consumption Dimensions/Weight (W x D x H) VESA Mounting Interface Environmental Considerations NOTE: Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice. * Referring to Preset timing modes, page 23.
  • Page 23: Pin Assignments

    Pin Assignments Table 5. 15-Pin D-SUB connector 15-Pin Side of the Pin No. Signal Cable GND (DDC Return) Appendix Pin No. Green Blue GND-R GND-G GND-B English 15-Pin Side of the Signal Cable GND-Sync/Self test DDC Data H-Sync V-Sync DDC Clock...
  • Page 24 Table 6. DVI-I Connector (SyncMaster 170T only) Signal Assignment T.M.D.S. DATA2- T.M.D.S. DATA2+ T.M.D.S. DATA2 Shield No Connect No Connect DDC Clock DDC Data Analog Vertical Sync T.M.D.S. DATA1- T.M.D.S. DATA1+ T.M.D.S. DATA1 Shield No Connect No Connect +5V Power Ground(for +5V) Figure 7.
  • Page 25: Display Modes

    Display Modes If the signal from the system equals to the standard signal mode, the screen is adjusted auto- matically. If the signal from the system doesn't equal to the standard signal mode, adjust the mode with referring to the Videocard user guide because the screen might not display or only the power LED might be on.
  • Page 26: Changing The Stand

    Changing the Stand Removing the Stand Turn off your monitor and unplug its power cord. Lay the LCD Monitor face-down on a flat surface with a cushion beneath it to protect the screen. Remove the 4 screws (a) and then remove the Stand from the LCD Monitor. Appendix English...
  • Page 27: Attaching An Arm-Type Stand Or Wall Mount Hanger

    Attaching an Arm-Type Stand or Wall Mount Hanger NOTE: This monitor accepts a 100mm x 100mm VESA-compliant mounting interface pad. Align the Mounting Interface Pad with the holes in the Rear Cover and secure it with the four screws that came with the Arm-type Stand or Wall Mount Hanger. Maintenance of Your LCD Monitor WARNING: To avoid risk of electric shock, do not disassemble the monitor cabinet (except for gaining access to the cable connectors as described on page 6).
  • Page 28: Index

    Numerics 15-pin D-sub connector 21 Auto adjustment 7, 12 AUTO 10 Automatic Save 11 Blue 14 Brightness 11 Buttons 10 Coarse 14 Color 14 Color control 14 Deep sleep mode 17 Deutsch 15 Display mode 23 English 15 Espeñol 15 EXIT 10 Expanded 16 Fine 14...
  • Page 29: Regulatory Information

    The party responsible for product compliance: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. America QA Lab of samsung 85 West Tasman Drive San Jose, CA 95134 USA Tel.: 408 - 544 - 5124 Fax: 408 - 544 - 5191 Provided with this monitor is a detachable power supply cord with IEC320 style terminations.
  • Page 30 Saturno 44 Col. Nva. Industrial Vallejo Del. Gustavo A. Madero C.P. 07700 Mexico D.F. Tel. 5747-5100 RFC: SEM950215S98 IMPORTADO POR:SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS MEXICO S.A. DE C.V. SATURNO 44 COL. NVA. INDUSTRIAL VALLEJO DEL. GUSTAVO A. MADERO C.P. 07700 MEXICO D.F. TEL. 5747-5100 RFC: SEM950215S98 EXPORTADO POR: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO.,LTD.