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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;...
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) &...
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.
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.
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.
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”...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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”.
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...
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 http://www.samsung-monitor.com http://www.samsungmonitor.com(USA only)
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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).
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...
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