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  • Page 1 SyncMaster 153S/173S/193S/174V/175V...
  • 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 PowerSaver...
  • 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. Do not pull the plug out by the wire nor touch the plug with wet hands.
  • Page 5: Installation

    Safety Instructions Installation Put your monitor in a location with low humidity and a minimum of dust. An electric shock or fire could result inside the monitor. Do not drop the monitor when moving it. This may cause damage to the product or human body. Place the monitor on a flat and stable surface.
  • Page 6 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 water or detergent directly on the monitor. This may cause damage, electric shock or a fire. Use the recommended detergent with a smooth cloth.
  • Page 7 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 dealer or...
  • Page 8 Do not cover the vents on the monitor cabinet. Bad ventilation may cause a breakdown or fire. Do not place water containers, chemical products or small metal objects on the monitor. This may cause malfunction, an electric shock or a fire. If a foreign substance enters the monitor, unplug the power cord and contact the Service...
  • Page 9 Keep the volume at a proper level when you use the headphones. Excessively loud volume levels may damage hearing. Keep a proper distance between your eyes and the monitor screen. Sitting too close to the monitor on a continuous basis may damage eyesight.
  • Page 10 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 11 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 12 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 13: Connecting Your Monitor

    Setup Connecting Your Monitor 1. Power supply 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. Connecting to a computer Connect the signal cable to the 15-pin, D-sub connector on the back of your Computer.
  • Page 14 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 15 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 16 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 17 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 18 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 19 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 20 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 21: 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 22: Attaching A Base

    User’s Manual Setup Installing VESA compliant mounting Attaching a base NOTE : This monitor accepts a 75mm x 75mm 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 23: 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 24: 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 25 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 26 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 27 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 28: 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 29: 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 30: Specifications

    Specifications General (SyncMaster 153S) General Model Name SyncMaster 153S 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 Synchronization Horizontal 31 ~ 61 kHz Vertical 56 ~ 75 Hz Display Color...
  • Page 31 Specifications General (SyncMaster 153S) 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 32 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 33: Horizontal Frequency

    Specifications Preset Timing Modes (SyncMaster 153S) 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 34 Specifications General (SyncMaster 173S/174V/175V) General Model Name SyncMaster 173S/174V/175V 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 Synchronization Horizontal 31 ~ 81 kHz Vertical 56 ~ 75 Hz Display Color...
  • Page 35 Specifications General (SyncMaster 173S/174V/175V) 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 36 Specifications General (SyncMaster 193S) General Model Name SyncMaster 193S LCD Panel Size 19.0 inch diagonal Display area 376.32 (H) x 301.056 (V) Pixel Pitch 0.294 (H) x 0.294 (V) Type a-si TFT active matrix Synchronization Horizontal 31 ~ 81 kHz Vertical 56 ~ 75 Hz Display Color...
  • Page 37 Specifications General (SyncMaster 193S) 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 38 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 39 Specifications Preset Timing Modes (SyncMaster 173S/174V/175V/193S) 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 40 Tel. 214 148 114/100 Fax. 214 148 133/128 Free Line 800 220 120 http://www.samsung.pt/ SOUTH AFRICA : Samsung Electronics,5 Libertas Road, Somerset Office Park, Bryanston Ext 16. Po Box 70006, Bryanston,2021, South Africa Tel : 0027-11-549-1621 Fax : 0027-11-549-1629 http://www.samsung.co.za/...
  • Page 41 400 Valley Road, Suite 201 Mount Arlington, NJ 07856 Tel. : 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864) Fax. : (973)601-6001 http://samsungusa.com/ IMPORTADO POR: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS MEXICO. S.A. DE C.V. Saturno NO.44, Col. Nueva Industrial Vallejo Gustavo A.Madero C.P.07700, Mexico D.F. Mexico TEL. 52-55-5747-5100 EXPORTADO POR: Samsung Electronics CO.,LTD.
  • Page 42 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 43 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 44 Equipment Regulations of ICES-003. Cet appareil Numérique de classe B respecte toutes les exigences du Règlemont NMB-03 sur les équipements produisant des interférences au Canada. MPR II Compliance This monitor complies with SWEDAC(MPR II) recommendations for reduced electric and magnetic fields.
  • Page 45 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 46 cadmium. 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 47 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 48 For recycling information for TCO'03 certified monitors, for the residents in the following countries, please contact the company corresponding to your region of residence. For those who reside in other countries, please contact a nearest local Samsung dealer for recycling information for the products to be treated in environmentally acceptable way.
  • Page 49 Mercury Statement (LCD Monitor, LCD TV, DLP Projection TV, Projector for USA only) LAMP(S) INSIDE THIS PRODUCT CONTAIN MERCURY AND MUST BE RECYCLED OR DISPOSED OF ACCORDING TO LOCAL, STATE OR FEDERAL LAWS For details see lamprecycle.org, eiae.org, or call 1-800-Samsung...
  • Page 50: 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 51: 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 52: Product Information (Image Retention Free)

    PRODUCT INFORMATION (Image Retention Free) LCD Monitors and TVs may have image retention when switching from one image to another especially after displaying a stationary image for a long time. This guide is to demonstrate correct usage of LCD products in order to protect them from Image retention.
  • Page 53 The best way to protect your monitor from Image retention is to set your PC or System to operate a Screen Saver program when you are not using it. Image retention may not occur when a LCD panel is operated under normal conditions. Normal conditions are defined as continuously changing video patterns.
  • 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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