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  • Page 1: Lcd Monitor

    SyncMaster 943BW/943BWX LCD Monitor User Manual imagine the possibilities...
  • Page 2: Safety Instructions

    Safety Instructions Notational Note Please read the following safety instructions as they are designed to prevent damage to property and harm to the user. Warning / Caution Failure to follow directions noted by this symbol could result in bodily harm or damage to the equipment.
  • Page 3: Installation

    A surge may be caused by the separation and may damage the mon- itor. If the connector or plug of the power cord is dusty, clean it with a dry cloth. Using the power cord with a dusty plug or connector may cause an electric shock or fire.
  • Page 4 (more than 10 cm / 4 inches) for ventilation purposes. • Keep the plastic packaging (bag) out of children's reach. • If the height of your monitor is adjustable, do not place any object or part of your body on the stand when lowering it. • Clean When cleaning the monitor case or the surface of the TFT-LCD screen, wipe with a slightly moistened, soft fabric.
  • Page 5 Do not spray water or detergent directly onto 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 using a dry cloth. •...
  • Page 6 Safety Instructions Do not try to move the monitor by pulling only the wire or the signal cable. • This may cause a breakdown, electric shock or 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 7 Safety Instructions To ease eye strain, take at least a five-minute break after every hour of using the monitor. Do not install the product on an unstable, uneven surface or a location prone to vibrations. • Dropping the product may cause damage to the product or the person carrying it.
  • Page 8 Keep the angle of the elbow perpendicular. • Keep the angle of the knees at more than 90 degree. Do not let your feet fall up from the floor. Adjust the arm position so that it is below the heart.
  • Page 9: Package Contents

    Contact a local dealer to buy optional items. Unpacking Type 1 Monitor & Simple stand Note MagicRotation program can not be provided as Simple Stand does not support Pivot function. Type2 Monitor & HAS stand Manuals Quick Setup Guide Bottom...
  • Page 10: Your Monitor

    The displayed content will disappear after 40 seconds. Turn the Power button off and on. It will be displayed again. It can be displayed up to three (3) times. Make sure to adjust the resolution of your PC before reaching the maximum count.
  • Page 11: Menu Button [Menu/ ]

    Front MENU button [MENU/ ] Opens the on-screen menu and exits from the menu. Also use to exit the OSD menu or return to the previous menu. Customized Key[ You can customize key assignment for the Custom button according to your pref- erences.
  • Page 12 The configuration at the back of the monitor may vary from product to product. Simple Stand POWER port Connect the power cord for your monitor to the POWER port on the back of the monitor. DVI IN port Connect the DVI Cable to the DVI IN port on the back of your monitor.
  • Page 13 Kensington Lock The Kensington lock is a device used to physically fix the system when using it in a public place. (The locking device has to be purchased separately.) For using a locking device, contact where you purchase it. Note See Connecting Cables for further information regarding cable connections.
  • Page 14: Connecting Cables

    Connections Connecting Cables 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. Use a connection appropriate for your computer. Using the D-sub (Analog) connector on the video card.
  • Page 15: Has Stand

    Using the Stand Monitor Assembly Simple Stand Monitor and Bottom HAS Stand Attaching a Base This monitor accepts a 75 mm x 75 mm VESA-compliant mounting interface pad. Connections HAS Stand A. Stand Stopper...
  • Page 16 B. Mounting interface pad (Sold separately) 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 two screws and then remove the stand from the LCD monitor.
  • Page 17: Using The Software

    Driver installation is slightly different from one operating system to another. Follow the directions 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.com/ (Worldwide)
  • Page 18: Installing The Monitor Driver (Manual)

    Note This monitor driver is under certifying MS logo, and this installation doesn't damage your system. The certified driver will be posted on Samsung Monitor homepage. http://www.samsung.com/ Installing the Monitor Driver (Manual) ® Microsoft Windows Vista™‚ Operating System Insert your Manual CD into your CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 19 The certified driver will be posted on Samsung Monitor homepage. Click "Update Driver..." in the "Driver" tab. Check the "Browse my computer for driver software" checkbox and click "Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer".
  • Page 20 Select the model that matches your monitor from the list of monitor models on the screen, and click "Next". 10. Click "Close" → "Close" → "OK" → "OK" on the following screens displayed in sequence. ® ® Microsoft Windows XP Operating System...
  • Page 21 Click "Display" icon and choose the "Settings" tab then click "Advanced...". Click the "Properties" button on the "Monitor" tab and select "Driver" tab. Click "Update Driver..." and select "Install from a list or..." then click "Next" button. Select "Don't search, I will..." then click "Next" and then click "Have disk".
  • Page 22 Click the "Browse" button then choose A:(D:\Driver) and choose your monitor model in the model list and click the "Next" button. If you can see following message window, then click the "Continue Anyway" button. Then click "OK" button. Note This monitor driver is under certifying MS logo, and this installation doesn't damage your system.
  • Page 23 Click "Driver" and then click on "Update Driver..." then click on the "Next" button. Choose "Display a list of the known drivers for this device so that I can choose a specific driver" then click "Next" and then click "Have disk".
  • Page 24 (lower mode of resolution, colors or frequency). Note If there is no Mode at All Display Modes, select the level of resolution and vertical frequency by referring to the Preset Timing Modes in the user guide.
  • Page 25: How To Install The Natural Color Software

    Natural Color Software Program One of the recent problems in using a computer is that the color of the images printed out by a printer or other images scanned by a scanner or a digital camera are not the same as those shown on the monitor.
  • Page 26: Installation Problems

    Insert the installation CD into the CD-ROM drive. Click the MagicTune™ installation file. Note If the popup window to install the software for the main screen is not displayed, proceed with the installation using the MagicTune executable file on the CD. Select installation Language, Click "Next".
  • Page 27 Windows Control Panel. Perform the following steps remove MagicTune™. Go to [Task Tray] → [Start] → [Settings] and select [Control Panel] in the menu. If the program runs on Windows Click the "Add or Remove Programs" icon in Control Panel.
  • Page 28 Have to reboot the system in order for the MagicRotation to work properly. 10. When the installation is complete, the MagicRotation executable icon appears on your desktop. Installation Problems The installation of MagicRotation can be affected by such factors as the video card, motherboard and the network environment. Limitation The "Display Driver"...
  • Page 29: Service Packs

    Windows Control Panel. Perform the following steps remove MagicRotation. Go to [Task Tray] → [Start] → [Settings] and select [Control Panel] in the menu. If the program runs on Windows Click the "Add or Remove Programs" icon in Control Panel.
  • Page 30: Adjusting The Monitor

    Adjusting the Monitor Direct Functions AUTO When the 'AUTO' button is pressed, the auto adjustment screen appears as shown in the animated screen on the center. Auto adjustment allows the monitor to self-adjust to the incoming Analog signal. The values of Fine, Coarse and Position are adjusted automatically.
  • Page 31 Adjusting the Monitor When pressing the MENU button after locking the OSD This is the function that locks the OSD in order to keep the current states of settings or prevent others from adjusting the current settings. Lock : Hold down the MENU button for more than five (5) seconds to activate the OSD adjustment lock function.
  • Page 32: Customized Key

    Note Though the OSD adjustment lock function is activated, you can still adjust the brightness and contrast, and adjust Customized Key ( Customized key You can customize key assignment for the Custom button according to your preferences. To view the operating screen displayed when pressing the [ tomized key for a function, click the name of each function.
  • Page 33 Brightness When OSD is not on the screen, push the Brightness ( SOURCE Selects the video signal while the OSD is off. Adjusting the Monitor ) button to adjust brightness.
  • Page 34: Osd Function

    Reset Information Picture Brightness (Not available in MagicBright mode of Dynamic Contrast.) You can use the on-screen menus to change the brightness according to personal preference. MENU → → → , → MENU Contrast (Not available in MagicBright mode of Dynamic Contrast.)
  • Page 35 Adjusting the Monitor You can use the on-screen menus to change the contrast according to personal preference. ( Not available in MagicColor mode of Full and Intelligent. ) MENU → → , → → , → MENU MagicBright Push the button to circle through available preconfigured modes.
  • Page 36 Game, Sport, Movie and Dynamic Contrast. Each mode has its own pre-configured brightness value. You can easily select one of seven settings by simply pressing Customized Key control button. • Custom Although the values are carefully chosen by our engineers, the pre-configured values may not be comfortable to your eyes depending on your taste.
  • Page 37 Demo - The screen before applying MagicColor appears on the right and the screen after applying MagicColor appears on the left. • Full - Displays not only vivid natural color but also more realistic natural skin color with clearness. • Intelligent - Displays vivid natural color with clearness.
  • Page 38: Color Tone

    Color Tone The tone of the color can be changed and one of four modes can be selected. • Cool - Makes whites bluish. • Normal - Keeps whites white. • Warm - Makes whites reddish. • Custom - Select this mode when you want to adjust the image according to your preferences.
  • Page 39: Color Control

    Color Control Adjusts individual Red, Green, Blue color balance. ( Not available in MagicColor mode of Full and Intelligent. ) MENU → , → Color Effect You can change the overall mood by changing the screen colors. ( Not available in MagicColor mode of Full and Intelligent. ) Adjusting the Monitor →...
  • Page 40 • • • Off - This applies an achromatic color to the screen to adjust the screen effects. • Grayscale - The default colors of black and white are displayed. • Green - This applies the green color effect to a black and white screen.
  • Page 41 Adjusting the Monitor Image Coarse Removes noise such as vertical stripes. Coarse adjustment may move the screen image area. You may relocate it to the center using the horizontal control menu. (Available in Analog mode only) MENU → , →...
  • Page 42 Fine Removes noise such as horizontal stripes. If the noise persists even after Fine tuning, repeat it after adjusting the frequency (clock speed). (Available in Analog mode only) MENU → , → Sharpness Changes the clearance of image. Adjusting the Monitor →...
  • Page 43 ( Not available in MagicColor mode of Full and Intelligent. ) MENU → , → H-Position Changes the horizontal position of the monitor's entire display. (Available in Analog mode only) MENU → , → V-Position Adjusting the Monitor → , →...
  • Page 44 MENU → , → Language You can choose one of nine languages. Note The language chosen affects only the language of the OSD. It has no effect on any software running on the computer. MENU → , → Adjusting the Monitor →...
  • Page 45 H-Position You can change the horizontal position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor. MENU → , → V-Position You can change the vertical position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor. MENU → , → Adjusting the Monitor →...
  • Page 46: Display Time

    MENU → , → Display Time The menu will be automatically turned off if no adjustments are made for a certain time period. You can set the amount of time the menu will wait before it is turned off. Adjusting the Monitor →...
  • Page 47 • 5 sec • MENU → , → Setup Reset Reverts the product settings to factory defaults. • • MENU → , → Adjusting the Monitor 10 sec • 20 sec → , → → , → MENU → , →...
  • Page 48: Off Timer

    Customized Key You can specify a function which will be activated when the Customized Key ( MENU → , → Off Timer The monitors will turn off automatically at the specified time. • • Adjusting the Monitor → , →...
  • Page 49: Auto Source

    MENU → , → Auto Source Select Auto Source for the monitor to automatically select the signal source. • Auto • MENU → , → Image Size You can change the size of the screen displayed on your monitor. Adjusting the Monitor →...
  • Page 50 • Signals not available in the standard mode table are not supported. • If the wide screen which is the optimal resolution for the monitor is set on your PC, this function is not performed. MENU → , → → , →...
  • Page 51: Troubleshooting

    Warning 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 52: Check List

    Hz" message comes up, disconnect the cable from the computer while the monitor is still powered on. If there is a message coming up on the screen or if the screen goes white, this means the monitor is in working condition.
  • Page 53: I Cannot See The On Screen Display

    Connected using the DVI cable? You may get a blank screen if you boot the system before you connect the DVI cable, or dis- connect and then reconnect the DVI cable while the system is running as certain types of graphic cards do not send out video signals.
  • Page 54: Led Is Blinking But No Images On The Screen

    Have you installed the monitor driver? Install the monitor driver according to the Monitor Driver. See the video card manual to see if the Plug & Play (VESA DDC) function can be supported. Install the monitor driver according to the Monitor Driver.
  • Page 55: Check The Following Items If There Is Trouble With The Monitor

    Check if the computer beeps more than 3 times when booting. (If it does, request an a service for the main board of the computer.) If you installed a new video card or if you assembled the PC, check if the installed the adapter(video) driver and the monitor driver.
  • Page 56 Disconnect the power cord and then clean the monitor with a soft cloth, using either a cleaning solution or plain water. Do not leave any detergent or scratches on the case. Do not let any water enter the monitor. Note Before calling for assistance, check the information in this section to see if you can remedy any prob- lems yourself.
  • Page 57: Specifications

    439 x 290 x 68.4 mm / 17.3 x 11.4 x 2.7 inch (Without Stand) 439 x 368 x 185 mm / 17.3 x 14.5 x 7.3 inch (With Stand), 3.9 kg / 8.6 lbs Dimensions (W x H x D) / Weight (HAS Stand) 439 x 290 x 65.5 mm / 17.3 x 11.4 x 2.6 inch (Without Stand)
  • Page 58 Dimensions (W x H x D) / Weight (HAS Stand) 439 x 354 x 190 mm / 17.3 x 13.9 x 7.5 mm (With Stand), 4.8 kg / 10.6 lbs VESA Mounting Interface 75 mm x 75 mm (For use with Specialty(Arm) Mounting hardware.)
  • Page 59: Preset Timing Modes

    Preset Timing Modes 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 adjusts the screen as follows.
  • Page 60 439 x 290 x 68.4 mm / 17.3 x 11.4 x 2.7 inch (Without Stand) 439 x 368 x 185 mm / 17.3 x 14.5 x 7.3 inch (With Stand), 3.9 kg / 8.6 lbs Dimensions (W x H x D) / Weight (HAS Stand) 439 x 290 x 65.5 mm / 17.3 x 11.4 x 2.6 inch (Without Stand)
  • Page 61 Dimensions (W x H x D) / Weight (HAS Stand) 439 x 354 x 190 mm / 17.3 x 13.9 x 7.5 mm (With Stand), 4.8 kg / 10.6 lbs VESA Mounting Interface 75 mm x 75 mm (For use with Specialty(Arm) Mounting hardware.)
  • Page 62 Preset Timing Modes 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 adjusts the screen as follows.
  • Page 63 Specifications user. The frequency of this repetition is called the Vertical Frequency or Refresh Rate. Unit: Hz...
  • Page 64: For Better Display

    When cleaning the monitor and the panel outside, please apply the recommended small amount of cleaner by using a soft cloth to polish. Do not force the LCD area but rub softly. If excessive force is applied, you may stain it.
  • Page 65 Display Information together with Logo or Moving image cycle. Ex) Cycle : Display Information for 1 hour followed by a Display Logo or moving image for 1 minute.
  • Page 66 Normal conditions are defined as continuously changing video patterns. When the LCD panel is operated for a long time with a fixed pattern (-over 12 hours-), there may be slight difference in voltage between electrodes that work the liquid crystal (LC) in a pixel. The voltage difference between electrodes increases with time, forcing the liquid crystal to lean.
  • Page 67 Information Our LCD Monitor satisfies ISO13406-2 Pixel fault Class II...
  • Page 68: Contact Samsung Worldwide

    Appendix Contact SAMSUNG WORLDWIDE Note If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care center. U.S.A CANADA MEXICO ARGENTINE BRAZIL CHILE COLOMBIA COSTA RICA ECUADOR EL SALVADOR GUATEMALA JAMAICA PANAMA PUERTO RICO REP.
  • Page 69 ITALIA 800-SAMSUNG(726-7864) LUXEMBURG 0035 (0)2 261 03 710 NETHERLANDS 0900 SAMSUNG(726-7864) (€ 0,10/Min) NORWAY 815-56 480 POLAND 0 801 801 881 022-607-93-33 PORTUGAL 80 8 200 128 REPUBLIC OF IRE- 0818 717 100 LAND SLOVAKIA 0800-SAMSUNG(726-7864) SPAIN 902 10 11 30...
  • Page 70 Example: If the same light repeats itself 60 times per second, this is regarded as 60 Hz. The time to scan one line connecting the right edge to the left edge of the screen horizontally is called the Horizontal Cycle. The in- verse number of the Horizontal Cycle is called Horizontal Fre- quency.
  • Page 71: Correct Disposal

    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 con- sequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this material.

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