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Samsung SyncMaster 932BF Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 SyncMaster 932BF...
  • Page 2 If using a screen saver, set it to active screen mode. Do not use a damaged or loose plug. This may cause electric shock or fire. Model SyncMaster 932BF Important to read and understand at all times Disconnect the plug from the outlet Ground to prevent an electric shock...
  • Page 3 Do not pull the plug out by the wire nor touch the plug with wet hands. This may cause electric shock or fire. Use only a properly grounded plug and receptacle. An improper ground may cause electric shock or equipment damage. Insert the power plug firmly so that it does not come loose.
  • Page 4 Installation Be sure to contact location with heavy dust, high or low temperatures, high humidity, and exposed to chemical substances and where it operates for 24 hours such as at airports, train stations etc. Failure to do so may cause serious damage to your monitor. Place your monitor in a location with low humidity and a minimum of dust.
  • Page 5 Do not install the product in places with poor ventilation, for instance, a bookshelf, closet, etc. Any increase in the internal temperature may cause fire. Put down the monitor carefully. Failing to do so may damage the monitor. Do not place the monitor face down. This may damage the TFT-LCD surface.
  • Page 6 Do not use any chemicals such as wax, benzene, alcohol, thinners, insecticide, air freshener, lubricant or detergent. Contact the SAMSUNG customer care center cleaning once a year. Keep the product's interior clean. Dust which has accumulated in the interior over an extended period of time may cause a malfunction or fire.
  • Page 7 If your monitor does not operate normally - in particular, if there is any unusual sound or smell coming from the monitor - unplug it immediately and This may cause electric shock or fire. Keep the product away from places exposed to oil, smoke or moisture; do not install inside a vehicle.
  • Page 8 This may cause an explosion or fire. Never insert anything metallic into the monitor openings. This may cause electric shock, fire or injury. Do not insert metal objects such as chopsticks, wire and tools or inflammable objects such as paper or matches into the vent, headphone port or AV ports or etc. This may cause electric shock or fire.
  • Page 9 Failure to disconnect cables may damage it and cause fire or electric shock. Place the product out of children's reach, as they could damage by hanging onto it. A falling product may cause injury to the person or even fatality. When not using the product for an extended period of time, keep the product unplugged.
  • Page 10 This marking shown on the product or its literature, indicates that it should not be disposed with other household wastes at the end of its working life. To prevent possible harm to the environment or human health from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate this from other types of wastes and recycle it responsibly to promote the sustainable reuse of material resources.
  • Page 11 PRODUCT INFORMATION (Image Retention Free) LCD Monitors and TVs may have an image retention when switching from one image to another especially after displaying a stationary image for a long time. This guide is to demonstrate a correct usage of LCD products in order to protect them from Image retention.
  • Page 12 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 13: Package Contents

    On (Factory Setting) Package Contents Please make sure the following items are included with your monitor. If any items are missing, Contact a local dealer Unpacking Manual Model contact your dealer. to buy optional items. Monitor & Simple stand SyncMaster 932BF...
  • Page 14: Your Monitor

    Warranty Card User's Guide, Monitor Driver, Quick Setup Guide (Not available in all Natural Color software, locations) MagicTune™ software Cable Power Cord D-sub Cable Others Cleaning Cloth Will be applied to black and high gloss models only. Sold separately DVI Cable Your Monitor Front...
  • Page 15 MENU button [ ] Opens the on-screen menu and exits from the menu. MagicBright™ button MagicBright™ is a new feature providing optimum viewing environment depending on the contents of the image you are watching. Currently seven different modes are available: Custom, Text, Internet, Game, Sport and Movie, Dynamic Contrast.
  • Page 16 Brightness button [ ] When OSD is not on the screen, push the button to adjust brightness. >> Click here to see an animation clip Adjust buttons [ Adjust items in the menu. Enter button [ ] / Activates a highlighted menu item. / SOURCE button Push the 'SOURCE', then selects the video signal while the OSD is off.
  • Page 17: Connecting Cables

    Connected to a Macintosh. - Connect the monitor to the Macintosh computer using the D-sub connection cable. Turn on your computer and monitor. If your monitor displays an image, installation is completed. Using the Stand Folding the base Model SyncMaster 932BF...
  • Page 18 You can tilt the monitor upwards at an angle of 0° to18°.
  • Page 19: Monitor Driver

    Choose your monitor model in the model list, then click the "OK" button. If you can see following message window, then click the "Continue Anyway" button. Then click the ® "OK" button (Microsoft Windows Model :http://www.samsung.com/ (Worldwide) http://www.samsung.com/monitor (U.S.A) http://www.sec.co.kr/monitor (Korea) http://www.samsungmonitor.com.cn/ (China) ® XP/2000 Operating System). SyncMaster 932BF...
  • Page 20 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/ Monitor driver installation is completed. Installing the Monitor Driver (Manual) Windows XP Windows 2000 Windows ME ®...
  • Page 21 If you can see following "Message" window, then click the "Continue Anyway" button. Then click the "OK" button. 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/ Click the "Close" button then click the "OK" button continually.
  • Page 22 Monitor driver installation is completed. ® ® Microsoft Windows 2000 Operating System When you can see "Digital Signature Not Found" on your monitor, follow these steps. Choose the "OK" button on the "Insert disk" window. Click the "Browse" button on the "File Needed" window. Choose A:(D:\Driver) then click the "Open"...
  • Page 23: Natural Color

    Select "Show all devices" and choose the monitor that corresponds to the one you connected to your computer and click "OK". Continue choosing "Close" button and "OK" button until you close the Display Properties dialogue box. ® ® Microsoft Windows NT Operating System Click "Start,"...
  • Page 24 Samsung Electronics in association with Korea Electronics & Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI). This is only available for Samsung monitors and ensures that the color of the images on the monitor are the same as the printed or scanned images.
  • Page 25 The OSD mode allows easy adjustment of monitor settings without taking pre-defined steps. You can access the desired menu item to set with ease. Overview Installation | OSD Mode Installation 1. Insert the installation CD into the CD-ROM drive. 2. Click the MagicTune™ installation file. 3.
  • Page 26: Osd Mode

    AutoRotation : AutoRotation will automatically pivots the monitor to 0, 90, 180degrees when you pivots the monitor. To execute Rotation, it should be done as below. Please install both MagicRotation and MagicTune™ programs in your computer. Launch MagicTune™ Option → Preference → Click the small box in the enable task tray menu. MagicTune™...
  • Page 27 - including web images and ones produced by a digital camera or scanner. MagicColor is a new technology that Samsung has exclusively developed to improve digital image and to display natural color more clearly without disturbing image quality.
  • Page 28 MagicZone mode will show if the monitor supports the function. Color Innovation function provides optimized color for personal favor to view effectively with WCG-CCFL which was applied to Samsung Electronics for the first time. Color Brilliant : If you select "Brilliant", you can view a more clear and vibrant image.
  • Page 29 Sharpness Changes the clearance of image. Option Tab Definition You can configure MagicTune™ using the following options. Loads the Preferences Dialog Box. Preferences in use will have an "V" in the check box. To turn on or off any Preference, position the cursor over the box and click. Preferences Transparency Enable task tray menu .
  • Page 30: Color Calibration

    Visit the MagicTune™ website or click to open the Help files (User Manual) if you need Help any help installing or running MagicTune™. The User Manual opens within a basic browser window. you can use the server to control the Client monitor. (Server program should be installed to use this program as Client) Asset ID When selecting the Customize checkbox at the bottom you can enter your...
  • Page 31: Troubleshooting

    Products from other manufacturers may cause errors. Only Samsung products are able to support this feature. An error may occur even when your monitor is manufactured by Samsung but is out of date. Check if your monitor is able to support MagicTune™.
  • Page 32 As the Highlight program uses the communication lines, please exit the Highlight program before you can access MagicTune™. Some of Samsung CDT monitors support the Highlight feature. When using both the Highlight feature and MagicTune™ simultaneously, conflicts occur, which cause errors.
  • Page 33 Some graphic cards may not support your monitor. When you have a problem with the graphic card, visit our website to check the compatible graphic card list provided. http://www.samsung.com/monitor/magicTune Download the latest program. The program can be downloaded http://www.samsung.com/monitor/magicTune Reboot the computer after installing the program for the first time.
  • Page 34: Control Buttons

    ] These buttons allow you to adjust items in the menu. [ ] Press this button to activate a highlighted menu item. [AUTO] When the 'AUTO' button is pressed, the Auto Adjustment screen appears as shown in the animated screen on the center. Direct Functions AUTO SyncMaster 932BF Model...
  • Page 35 Menu 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. (Available in Analog mode only) To make the automatic adjustment function sharper, execute the 'AUTO' function AUTO...
  • Page 36 MENU Menu 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. Locked : Hold down the menu button for more than five seconds to activate the OSD adjustment lock function.
  • Page 37 Menu Description Push the MagicBright™ button to circle through available preconfigured modes. MagicBright™ - seven different modes (Custom/Text/Internet/Game/Sport/Movie/Dynamic Contrast) Brightness Menu Description Brightness When OSD is not on the screen, push the button to adjust brightness.
  • Page 38 SOURCE Menu SOURCE Selects the Video signal while the OSD is off. (Analog/Digital) OSD Function Picture Brightness Color MagicColor Image Coarse Language Setup Auto Source Information Picture : Not available in MagicBright™ mode of Dynamic Contrast. Description Contrast Color Tone Color Control Gamma Fine...
  • Page 39 Menu You can use the on -screen menus to change the brightness according to personal preference. Direct Access Feature : When OSD is not on the screen, Brightness push the button to adjust brightness. >> Click here to see an animation clip →...
  • Page 40 Menu MagicColor is a new technology that Samsung has exclusively developed to improve digital image and to display natural color more clearly without disturbing image quality. Returns to the original mode. Demo The screen before applying MagicColor appears MagicColor on the right and the screen after applying MagicColor appears on the left.
  • Page 41 Menu 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 Coarse menu. → → MENU Removes noise such as horizontal stripes. If the noise persists even after fine tuning, repeat it after Fine adjusting the frequency (clock speed).
  • Page 42 Menu You can choose one of nine languages. The language chosen affects only the language of the OSD. It Language has no effect on any software running on the computer. → → MENU You can change the horizontal position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor.
  • Page 43 Menu Select Auto Source for the monitor to automatically select the signal source. Auto Source → → → MENU Image parameters are replaced with the factory default values. Image Reset → → → MENU Color parameters are replaced with the factory default values. Color Reset →...
  • Page 44 Menu Description Shows a video source, display mode on the OSD screen. Information → MENU...
  • Page 45: Check List

    60 Hz" on the screen? There is no image on the screen. Is the power Model SyncMaster 932BF Solutions Check the power cord connection and supply. (Connected using the D-sub cable) Check the signal cable connection. (Connected using the DVI cable)
  • Page 46 indicator on the monitor blinking at 1 second intervals? Connected using the DVI cable? I cannot see the Have you locked On Screen the On Screen Display. Display (OSD) Menu to prevent changes? The screen shows Is the screen strange colors or displaying only one just black and color as if looking at...
  • Page 47 Some graphic cards may not support your monitor. When you have a problem with the graphic card, visit our website to check the compatible graphic card list provided. http://www.samsung.com/monitor/magictune Download the latest program. The program can be downloaded http://www.samsung.com/monitor/magictune Reboot the computer after installing the program for the first time.
  • Page 48 How can I set the Power Saving function? How can I clean the outer case/LCD Panel? Self-Test Self-Test Feature Check Warning Messages Your monitor provides a self test feature that allows you to check whether your monitor is functioning properly. Self-Test Feature Check Turn off both your computer and the monitor.
  • Page 49 Environment The location and the position of the monitor may influence the quality and other features of the monitor. If there are any sub woofer speakers near the monitor, unplug and relocate the woofer to another room. Remove all electronic devices such as radios, fans, clocks and telephones that are within 3 feet (one meter) of the monitor.
  • Page 50: Specifications

    Specifications General Model Name SyncMaster 932BF LCD Panel Size 19 " Diagonal (48 cm) Display area 376.32 mm (H) x 301.056 mm (V) Pixel Pitch 0.294 mm (H) x 0.294 mm (V) Synchronization Horizontal 30 ~ 81 kHz Vertical 56 ~ 75 Hz Display Color 8 bit color (16.7M)
  • Page 51 Humidity : 5 % ~ 95 %, non-condensing Power saving mode Blue Blue, Blinking Less than 1 W ® compliant and ENERGY2000 ® Partner, SAMSUNG has determined that this ® guidelines for energy efficiency. Power off (Power button) EPA/ENERGY 2000 Less than 1 W...
  • Page 52: 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 adjust the screen as follows. Horizontal Display Mode Frequency...
  • Page 53 Vertical Frequency Like a fluorescent lamp, the screen has to repeat the same image many times per second to display an image to the user. The frequency of this repetition is called the Vertical Frequency or Refresh Rate. Unit : Hz...
  • Page 54 Contact SAMSUNG WORLDWIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care center. North America U.S.A 1-800-SAMSUNG (7267864) CANADA 1-800-SAMSUNG (7267864) MEXICO 01-800-SAMSUNG (7267864) Latin America ARGENTINE 0800-333-3733 BRAZIL 4004-0000 CHILE 800-726-7864 (SAMSUNG)
  • Page 55 09 693 79 554 FRANCE 08 25 3260 (€ 0,15/min) GERMANY 01805 - 121213 (€ 0,14/Min) HUNGARY 06-80-SAMSUNG (7267864) ITALIA 800 SAMSUNG (7267864) LUXEMBURG 02 261 03 710 NETHERLANDS 0900 20 200 88 (€ 0,10/Min) NORWAY 231 627 22 POLAND...
  • Page 56 TAIWAN 0800-329-999 VIETNAM 1 800 588 889 Middle East & Africa SOUTH AFRICA 0860 7267864 (SAMSUNG) 800SAMSUNG (7267864) U.A.E 8000-4726 Terms Dot Pitch The image on a monitor is composed of red, green and blue dots. The closer the dots, the higher the resolution.
  • Page 57: For Better Display

    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 58 MÉXICO IMPORTADO POR: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS MÉXICO. S.A. de C.V. Vía Lopez Portillo No. 6, Col. San Fco. Chilpan Tultitlán, Estado de México, C.P. 54940 Tel: 01-55-5747-5100 / 01-800-726-7864 EXPORTADO POR: Samsung Electronics CO.,LTD. 416, Mae tan-3dong, Yeongtong - gu, Suwon City, Gyeonggi-do Korea...

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