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  • Page 1: Lcd Monitor

    SyncMaster 943SW/943SWX/2043SW/2043SWX/2243SW/2243SWX LCD Monitor User Manual...

  • Page 2: Safety Instructions

    Safety Instructions Notational Note These safety instructions must be followed to ensure your safety and prevent property dam- age. Make sure to read the instructions carefully and use the product in the correct manner. Warning / Caution Otherwise, it may result in death or personal injury. Otherwise, it may result in personal injury or property damage.

  • Page 3

    Ensure that the power plug is plugged into the power outlet firmly and correctly. • Do not forcefully bend or pull the power plug and do not place any heavy material on it. • Do not connect multiple appliances to the same power outlet. •...

  • Page 4

    DO NOT PLACE CANDLES,MOSQUITO REPELLANT,CIGA- RETTES AND ANY HEATING APPLIANCES NEAR THE PROD- UCT. • Keep heating appliances as far away from the power cord or the product as possible. • Do not install it in a badly ventilated location such as a bookcase or closet.

  • Page 5

    Clean the product using a soft cloth with a monitor cleaner only. If you must use a cleaner other than the monitor cleaner, dilute it with water at a ratio of 1:10. When cleaning the power plug pins or dusting the power outlet, clean it with a dry cloth.

  • Page 6

    When you drop the product or the case is broken, turn the power off and disconnect the power cord. Contact a Service Center. • Otherwise, this may result in electric shock or fire. If thunder or lightening is occurring, do not touch the power cord or antenna cable.

  • Page 7

    If you continually move closer to the product screen, your eye- sight may be failing. To ease eye strain, take at least a five-minute break after every hour of using the monitor. Do not install it in an unstable location such as an unstable rack or uneven surface or a location exposed to vibrations.

  • Page 8

    Do not use a humidifier or kitchen table near the product. • Otherwise, this may result in electric shock or fire. When there is a gas leak, do not touch the product or the power plug but ventilate immediately. • If a spark occurs, it may cause an explosion or fire.

  • Page 9

    • Keep your elbow at 90 degrees. • Keep your knees at greater than 90 degrees, and keep your heels firmly on the floor. Keep your arms lower than your heart.

  • Page 10

    Introduction {943SW/943SWX} Package Contents Note Please make sure the following items are included with your monitor. If any items are missing, contact your dealer. 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.

  • Page 11: Initial Settings

    Cables D-Sub Cable Others Cleaning Cloth Note Cleaning Cloth is only provided for highly polished black products as a product feature. {943SW/943SWX} Your Monitor Initial Settings Select the language using the up or down key. The displayed content will disappear after 40 seconds. Turn the Power button off and on.

  • Page 12

    Introduction 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 preferences.

  • Page 13

    Note If you select the digital mode, you must connect your monitor to the graphic card's DVI port using the DVI cable. >> Click here to see an animation clip AUTO button Use this button for auto adjustment. >> Click here to see an animation clip Power button [ Use this button for turning the product on and off.

  • Page 14

    Connect the D-sub cable to the 15-pin, RGB IN port on the back of your mon- itor. 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.

  • Page 15

    Introduction Monitor & Simple stand Note MagicRotation program can not be provided as Simple Stand does not support Pivot function. Type2 Monitor & HAS stand Type3 Monitor & Dual Hinge Stand Manuals Quick Setup Guide Warranty Card User's Guide (Not available in all loca- tions)

  • Page 16

    Cables D-Sub Cable Others Cleaning Cloth Note Cleaning Cloth is only provided for highly polished black products as a product feature. {2043SW/2043SWX/2243SW/2243SWX} Your Monitor Initial Settings Select the language using the up or down key. The displayed content will disappear after 40 seconds. Turn the Power button off and on.

  • Page 17

    Introduction 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 preferences.

  • Page 18

    Note If you select the digital mode, you must connect your monitor to the graphic card's DVI port using the DVI cable. >> Click here to see an animation clip AUTO button Use this button for auto adjustment. >> Click here to see an animation clip Power button [ Use this button for turning the product on and off.

  • Page 19

    Connect the D-sub cable to the 15-pin, RGB IN port on the back of your mon- itor. 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.

  • Page 20

    Connections {943SW/943SWX} 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 21

    {943SW/943SWX} 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. HAS Stand A. Stand Stopper...

  • Page 22

    Samsung is not liable for these kinds of accidents. • Samsung is not liable for product damage or personal injury when a non- VESA or non-specified wall mount is used or the consumer fails to follow the product installation instructions.

  • Page 23

    {2043SW/2043SWX} 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 24

    Connections {2043SW/2043SWX} Using the Stand Monitor Assembly Simple Stand HAS Stand...

  • Page 25: Attaching A Base

    Monitor and Bottom HAS Stand Attaching a Base This monitor accepts a 75 mm x 75 mm VESA-compliant mounting interface pad. Simple Stand( Dual Hinge Stand ) . Monitor . 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.

  • Page 26

    Samsung is not liable for these kinds of accidents. • Samsung is not liable for product damage or personal injury when a non- VESA or non-specified wall mount is used or the consumer fails to follow the product installation instructions.

  • Page 27: Monitor Assembly

    [RGB IN] Using the DVI (Digital) connector on the video card. • Connect the DVI Cable to the DVI IN Port on the back of your Monitor. [DVI IN] Connected to a Macintosh. • Connect the monitor to the Macintosh computer using the D-sub connection cable. Note If the monitor and the computer are connected, you can turn them on and use them.

  • Page 28

    Monitor and Bottom HAS Stand Attaching a Base This monitor accepts a 100 mm x 100 mm VESA-compliant mounting interface pad. HAS Stand Dual Hinge Stand A. Stand Stopper...

  • Page 29

    Samsung is not liable for these kinds of accidents. • Samsung is not liable for product damage or personal injury when a non- VESA or non-specified wall mount is used or the consumer fails to follow the product installation instructions.

  • Page 30: Using The Software

    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) Installing the Monitor Driver (Automatic) Insert CD into the CD-ROM drive. Click "Windows".

  • Page 31

    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 32

    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. 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 33

    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 34

    Insert CD into the CD-ROM drive. Click "Start" → "Control Panel" then click the "Appearance and Themes" icon. 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..."...

  • Page 35

    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. The certified driver will be posted on Samsung Monitor homepage. http://www.samsung.com/ Click the "Close" button then click "OK" button continually.

  • Page 36

    10. 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 "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 37

    Select the "Monitor" tab. Click the "Change" button in the "Monitor Type" area. Choose "Specify the location of the driver". Choose "Display a list of all the driver in a specific location..." then click "Next" button. Click the "Have Disk" button. Specify A:\(D:\driver) then click "OK"...

  • Page 38: Natural Color

    & 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. For more information, refer to Help (F1) in the software program.

  • Page 39: System Requirements

    MagicTune™ Installation 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 40

    Hardware • 32 MB Memory above • 60 MB Hard disk space above For more information, visit the MagicTune™ website. Uninstall The MagicTune™ program can be removed only by using the "Add or Remove Programs" option of the Windows Perform the following steps remove MagicTune™. Go to [Task Tray] →...

  • Page 41: Installation Problems

    Note If the popup window to install the software for the main screen is not displayed, proceed with the installation using the MagicRotation executable file on the CD. Select installation Language, Click "Next". When the Installation Shield Wizard window appears, click "Next". Select "I agree to the terms of the license agreement"...

  • Page 42

    MagicRotation does not provide support for 24 bits per pixel (Bit depth/Color Quality). If you are changing your Graphic Card it is recommended that you uninstall the Magi- cRotation Software before doing so. System Requirements • Windows 98 SE • Windows ME •...

  • Page 43

    Using the Software After uninstall restart the system to complete the uninstallation. Note Visit the MagicRotation website for technical support for MagicRotation, FAQs (questions and answers) and software upgrades. ® Windows ‚ is registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation,Inc...

  • Page 44: Adjusting The Monitor

    Adjusting the Monitor {943SW/943SWX} 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 45

    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 ad- justment lock function.

  • Page 46: 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 [ customized key for a function, click the name of each function.

  • Page 47

    Brightness When OSD is not on the screen, push the Brightness ( SOURCE Selects the video signal while the OSD is off. ) button to adjust brightness.

  • Page 48

    {943SW/943SWX} OSD Function Picture Brightness Color MagicColor Color Tone Image Coarse Language Setup 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 prefer- ence. MENU →...

  • Page 49

    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. MagicBright is a new feature providing optimum viewing environment depending on the con- tents of the image you are watching.

  • Page 50

    tom, Text, Internet, 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 51

    MagicColor 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. • Off - Returns to the original mode. • Demo - The screen before applying MagicColor appears on the right and the screen after applying MagicColor appears on the left.

  • Page 52: 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 prefer- ences.

  • Page 53

    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. ) →...

  • Page 54

    • • • 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 55

    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 → → MENU →...

  • Page 56

    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 → MENU → → →...

  • Page 57

    Changes the clearance of image. ( 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 → → → MENU → →...

  • Page 58

    V-Position Changes the vertical position of the monitor's entire display. (Available in Analog mode only) MENU → → Language You can choose one of nine languages. → MENU → → →...

  • Page 59

    Note The language chosen affects only the language of the OSD. It has no effect on any software running on the computer. MENU → → H-Position You can change the horizontal position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor. MENU →...

  • Page 60

    V-Position You can change the vertical position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor. MENU → → Transparency Change the transparency of the background of the OSD. • • MENU → → → MENU → → → → MENU →...

  • Page 61: Display Time

    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. • 5 sec • MENU → →...

  • Page 62

    Reverts the product settings to factory defaults. • • MENU → → Customized Key You can specify a function which will be activated when the Customized Key ( MENU → → Off Timer → MENU → → → → → →MENU ) is pressed.

  • Page 63

    The monitors will turn off automatically at the specified time. • • MENU → → Auto Source Select Auto Source for the monitor to automatically select the signal source. • Auto • MENU → → → → → → → , Manual →...

  • Page 64: Image Size

    Image Size You can change the size of the screen displayed on your monitor. • Auto • • Auto - The screen is displayed in accordance with the screen aspect ratio of the input signals. • Wide - A full screen is displayed regardless of the screen aspect ratio of the input signals. Note •...

  • Page 65

    Information Shows a video source, display mode on the OSD screen. MENU → →MENU {2043SW/2043SWX} Direct Functions AUTO When the 'AUTO' button is pressed, the auto adjustment screen appears as shown in the animated screen on the center.

  • Page 66

    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) If auto adjustment does not work properly, press 'AUTO' button again to adjust picture with more accuracy.

  • Page 67

    Adjusting the Monitor 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 ad- justment lock function.

  • Page 68

    Adjusting the Monitor Customized key You can customize key assignment for the Custom button according to your preferences. To view the operating screen displayed when pressing the [ ] button after configuring the customized key for a function, click the name of each function. ( Image Size - MagicBright - MagicColor - Color Effect) Note You can configure the customized key for a required function via Setup >...

  • Page 69

    Brightness When OSD is not on the screen, push the Brightness ( SOURCE Selects the video signal while the OSD is off. ) button to adjust brightness.

  • Page 70

    {2043SW/2043SWX} OSD Function Picture Brightness Color MagicColor Color Tone Image Coarse Language Setup 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 prefer- ence. MENU →...

  • Page 71

    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. MagicBright is a new feature providing optimum viewing environment depending on the con- tents of the image you are watching.

  • Page 72

    tom, Text, Internet, 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 73

    MagicColor 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. • Off - Returns to the original mode. • Demo - The screen before applying MagicColor appears on the right and the screen after applying MagicColor appears on the left.

  • Page 74

    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 prefer- ences.

  • Page 75

    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. ) →...

  • Page 76

    • • • 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 77

    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 → → MENU →...

  • Page 78

    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 → MENU → → →...

  • Page 79

    Changes the clearance of image. ( 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 → → → MENU → →...

  • Page 80

    V-Position Changes the vertical position of the monitor's entire display. (Available in Analog mode only) MENU → → Language You can choose one of nine languages. → MENU → → →...

  • Page 81

    Note The language chosen affects only the language of the OSD. It has no effect on any software running on the computer. MENU → → H-Position You can change the horizontal position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor. MENU →...

  • Page 82

    V-Position You can change the vertical position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor. MENU → → Transparency Change the transparency of the background of the OSD. • • MENU → → → MENU → → → → MENU →...

  • Page 83

    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. • 5 sec • MENU → →...

  • Page 84

    Reverts the product settings to factory defaults. • • MENU → → Customized Key You can specify a function which will be activated when the Customized Key ( MENU → → Off Timer → MENU → → → → → →MENU ) is pressed.

  • Page 85

    The monitors will turn off automatically at the specified time. • • MENU → → Auto Source Select Auto Source for the monitor to automatically select the signal source. • Auto • MENU → → → → → → → , Manual →...

  • Page 86

    Image Size You can change the size of the screen displayed on your monitor. • Auto • • Auto - The screen is displayed in accordance with the screen aspect ratio of the input signals. • Wide - A full screen is displayed regardless of the screen aspect ratio of the input signals. Note •...

  • Page 87

    Information Shows a video source, display mode on the OSD screen. MENU → →MENU {2243SW/2243SWX} Direct Functions AUTO When the 'AUTO' button is pressed, the auto adjustment screen appears as shown in the animated screen on the center.

  • Page 88

    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) If auto adjustment does not work properly, press 'AUTO' button again to adjust picture with more accuracy.

  • Page 89

    Adjusting the Monitor 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 ad- justment lock function.

  • Page 90

    Adjusting the Monitor Customized key You can customize key assignment for the Custom button according to your preferences. To view the operating screen displayed when pressing the [ ] button after configuring the customized key for a function, click the name of each function. ( Image Size - MagicBright - MagicColor - Color Effect) Note You can configure the customized key for a required function via Setup >...

  • Page 91

    Brightness When OSD is not on the screen, push the Brightness ( SOURCE Selects the video signal while the OSD is off. ) button to adjust brightness.

  • Page 92

    {2243SW/2243SWX} OSD Function Picture Brightness Color MagicColor Color Tone Image Coarse Language Setup 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 prefer- ence. MENU →...

  • Page 93

    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. MagicBright is a new feature providing optimum viewing environment depending on the con- tents of the image you are watching.

  • Page 94

    tom, Text, Internet, 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 95

    MagicColor 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. • Off - Returns to the original mode. • Demo - The screen before applying MagicColor appears on the right and the screen after applying MagicColor appears on the left.

  • Page 96

    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 prefer- ences.

  • Page 97

    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. ) →...

  • Page 98

    • • • 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 99

    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 → → MENU →...

  • Page 100

    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 → MENU → → →...

  • Page 101

    Changes the clearance of image. ( 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 → → → MENU → →...

  • Page 102

    V-Position Changes the vertical position of the monitor's entire display. (Available in Analog mode only) MENU → → Language You can choose one of nine languages. → MENU → → →...

  • Page 103

    Note The language chosen affects only the language of the OSD. It has no effect on any software running on the computer. MENU → → H-Position You can change the horizontal position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor. MENU →...

  • Page 104

    V-Position You can change the vertical position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor. MENU → → Transparency Change the transparency of the background of the OSD. • • MENU → → → MENU → → → → MENU →...

  • Page 105

    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. • 5 sec • MENU → →...

  • Page 106

    Reverts the product settings to factory defaults. • • MENU → → Customized Key You can specify a function which will be activated when the Customized Key ( MENU → → Off Timer → MENU → → → → → →MENU ) is pressed.

  • Page 107

    The monitors will turn off automatically at the specified time. • • MENU → → Auto Source Select Auto Source for the monitor to automatically select the signal source. • Auto • MENU → → → → → → → , Manual →...

  • Page 108

    Image Size You can change the size of the screen displayed on your monitor. • Auto • • Auto - The screen is displayed in accordance with the screen aspect ratio of the input signals. • Wide - A full screen is displayed regardless of the screen aspect ratio of the input signals. Note •...

  • Page 109

    Adjusting the Monitor Information Shows a video source, display mode on the OSD screen. MENU → →MENU...

  • Page 110: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting {943SW/943SWX} Self-Test Feature Check Note 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. Unplug the video cable from the back of the computer. Turn on the monitor.

  • Page 111: Useful Tips

    Useful Tips A monitor recreates visual signals received from the computer. Therefore, if there is a problem with the computer or the video card, this can cause the monitor to become blank, have poor coloring, become noisy, and video mode not supported, etc. In this case, first check the source of the problem, and then contact the Service Center or your dealer.

  • Page 112

    You can see this message when the signal from the video card exceeds the maximum resolution and frequency that the monitor can handle properly. Adjust the maximum resolution and frequency that the monitor can handle properly. If the display exceeds SXGA or 75 Hz, a "Not Optimum Mode", "Recommended Mode 1360 x 768 60 Hz"...

  • Page 113

    Have you adjusted the resolution or frequency to the monitor? Adjust the resolution and frequency at the video card. (Refer to the Preset Timing Modes). The screen can be unbalanced due to the cycle of the video card signals. Readjust Position by referring to the OSD.

  • Page 114

    MagicTune™ is an additional software for the monitor. 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 MagicTune™ doesn't work properly. Have you changed your PC or video graphic card? Download the latest program.

  • Page 115

    Note that video card support can vary, depending on the version of the driver used. (Refer to the computer or the video card manual for details.) How can I adjusts the resolution? Windows XP: Set the resolution in the Control Panel → Appearance and Themes → Display → Set- tings.

  • Page 116: Warning Messages

    If the monitor is functioning properly, you will see a box in the illustration below. This box appears during normal operation if the video cable becomes disconnected or damaged. Turn off your monitor and reconnect the video cable; then turn on both your computer and the monitor.

  • Page 117

    {2043SW/2043SWX} Check List Note Before calling for assistance, 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 In- formation section or contact your dealer. No images on the screen.

  • Page 118

    The monitor is in PowerSaver mode. Press a key on the keyboard to activate the monitor and restore the image on the screen. If there is still no image, press the ' keyboard again to activate the monitor and restore the image on the screen. Connected using the DVI cable? You may get a blank screen if you boot the system before you connect the DVI cable, or disconnect and then reconnect the DVI cable while the system is running as certain...

  • Page 119

    MagicTune™ is an additional software for the monitor. 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 MagicTune™ doesn't work properly. Have you changed your PC or video graphic card?

  • Page 120

    Download the latest program. The program can be downloaded http://www.sam- sung.com/monitor/magictune Did you install the program? Reboot the computer after installing the program for the first time. If a copy of the pro- gram is already installed, remove it, reboot the computer, and then install the program again.

  • Page 121

    Windows XP: Set the resolution in the Control Panel → Appearance and Themes → Display → Screen Saver. Set the function in the BIOS-SETUP of the computer. (Refer to the Windows / Computer Manual). Windows ME/2000: Set the resolution at the Control Panel → Display → Screen Saver. Set the function in the BIOS-SETUP of the computer.

  • Page 122

    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. Environment The location and the position of the monitor may influence the quality and other features of the monitor.

  • Page 123

    (Connected using the DVI cable) If you still see an error message on the screen when the monitor is connected properly, check to see if the monitor status is set to analog. If you still see an (error) message on the screen when the monitor is connected properly, check to see if the monitor status is set to analog.

  • Page 124

    The screen shows strange colors or just black and white. Is the screen displaying only one color as if looking at the screen through a cellophane paper? Check the signal cable connection. Make sure the video card is fully inserted in its slot. Have the screen colors become strange after running a program or due to a crash between applications? Reboot the computer.

  • Page 125

    MagicTune™ is an additional software for the monitor. 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 MagicTune™ doesn't work properly. Have you changed your PC or video graphic card? Download the latest program.

  • Page 126

    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. Check if the scanning ratio of the video screen is set to between 56 Hz ~ 75 Hz. (Do not exceed 75 Hz when using the maximum resolution.) If you have problems in installing the adapter (video) driver, boot the computer in Safe Mode, remove the Display Adapter in the "Control Panel →...

  • Page 127

    Troubleshooting Note Before calling for assistance, 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 In- formation section or contact your dealer.

  • Page 128: Specifications

    443.0 x 354.6 x 184.9 mm ( 17.4 x 14.0 x 7.3 inch) (With Stand)/ 3.65 kg (8.0 lbs) Dimensions (W x H x D) / Weight (HAS Stand) 443.0 x 283.5 x 64.4 mm ( 17.4 x 11.2 x 2.5 inch) (Without Stand) SyncMaster 943SW 18.5 inch (47 cm) 409.8 mm(H) X 230.4 mm(V) 0.3 mm(H) X 0.3 mm(V)

  • Page 129

    Dimensions (W x H x D) / Weight (HAS Stand) 443.0 x 342.8 x 190.2 mm ( 17.4 x 13.5 x 7.5 inch) (With Stand)/ 4.85 kg (10.7 lbs) VESA Mounting Interface 75.0 mm x 75.0 mm Environmental considerations Operating Storage Plug and Play Capability This monitor can be installed on any Plug &...

  • Page 130

    This monitor is EPA ENERGY STAR ENERGY 2000 compliant when used with a computer equipped with VESA DPM functionality. ® As an ENERGY STAR Partner, SAMSUNG has deter- mined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. Horizontal Vertical Fre-...

  • Page 131

    General General Model Name LCD Panel Size Display area Pixel Pitch Synchronization Horizontal Vertical Display Color 16.7M Resolution Optimum resolution Maximum resolution 1360 X 768@60Hz Input Signal, Terminated RGB Analog, DVI(Digital Visual Interface) Compliant Digital RGB 0.7 Vp-p ± 5 % Separate H/V sync, Composite, SOG TTL level (V high ≥...

  • Page 132

    VESA Mounting Interface 75.0 mm x 75.0 mm Environmental considerations Operating Storage Plug and Play Capability This monitor can be installed on any Plug & Play compatible system. The interac- tion of the monitor and the computer systems will provide the best operating conditions and monitor settings.

  • Page 133

    This monitor is EPA ENERGY STAR ENERGY 2000 compliant when used with a computer equipped with VESA DPM functionality. ® As an ENERGY STAR Partner, SAMSUNG has deter- mined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. Horizontal Vertical Fre-...

  • Page 134

    General General Model Name LCD Panel Size Display area Pixel Pitch Synchronization Horizontal Vertical Display Color 16.7M Resolution Optimum resolution Maximum resolution 1600 X 900@75Hz Input Signal, Terminated RGB Analog, DVI(Digital Visual Interface) Compliant Digital RGB 0.7 Vp-p ± 5 % Separate H/V sync, Composite, SOG TTL level (V high ≥...

  • Page 135

    Dimensions (W x H x D) / Weight (Dual Hinge Stand) 479.0 x 306.0 x 64.9 mm ( 18.9 x 12.0 x 2.6 inch) (Without Stand) 479.0 x 417.2 x 231 mm ( 18.9 x 16.4 x 9.1 inch) (With Stand)/ 5.1 kg (11.2 lbs) VESA Mounting Interface 75.0 mm x 75.0 mm Environmental considerations...

  • Page 136

    This monitor is EPA ENERGY STAR ENERGY 2000 compliant when used with a computer equipped with VESA DPM functionality. ® As an ENERGY STAR Partner, SAMSUNG has deter- mined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. Horizontal Vertical Fre-...

  • Page 137

    General General Model Name LCD Panel Size Display area Pixel Pitch Synchronization Horizontal Vertical Display Color 16.7M Resolution Optimum resolution Maximum resolution 1600 X 900@75Hz Input Signal, Terminated RGB Analog, DVI(Digital Visual Interface) Compliant Digital RGB 0.7 Vp-p ± 5 % Separate H/V sync, Composite, SOG TTL level (V high ≥...

  • Page 138

    Signal Cable DVI-D to DVI-D connector, Detachable Dimensions (W x H x D) / Weight (Simple Stand) 479.0 x 306.0 x 64.9 mm ( 18.9 x 12.0 x 2.6 inch) (Without Stand) 479.0 x 392.4 x 217.5 mm ( 18.9 x 15.4 x 8.6 inch) (With Stand)/ 4.5 kg (9.9 lbs) Dimensions (W x H x D) / Weight (HAS Stand) 479.0 x 306.0 x 64.9 mm ( 18.9 x 12.0 x 2.6 inch) (Without Stand) 479.0 x 363.4 x 200.0 mm ( 18.9 x 14.3 x 7.9 inch) (With Stand)/ 5.4 kg (11.9 lbs)

  • Page 139

    This monitor is EPA ENERGY STAR ENERGY 2000 compliant when used with a computer equipped with VESA DPM functionality. ® As an ENERGY STAR Partner, SAMSUNG has deter- mined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. Horizontal Vertical Fre-...

  • Page 140

    Display Mode VESA, 1280 X 800 VESA, 1280 X 800 VESA, 1280 X 960 VESA, 1280 X 1024 VESA, 1280 X 1024 VESA, 1440 X 900 VESA, 1440 X 900 VESA, 1600 X 900 General General Model Name LCD Panel Size Display area Pixel Pitch...

  • Page 141

    Input Signal, Terminated 0.7 Vp-p ± 5 % Separate H/V sync, Composite, SOG TTL level (V high ≥ 2.0 V, V low ≤ 0.8 V) Maximum Pixel Clock 164MHz (Analog,Digital) Power Supply AC 100 - 240 V~ (+/- 10 %), 50/60 Hz ± 3 Hz Signal Cable 15pin-to-15pin D-sub cable,Detachable DVI-D to DVI-D connector, Detachable...

  • Page 142: Preset Timing Modes

    This monitor is EPA ENERGY STAR ENERGY 2000 compliant when used with a computer equipped with VESA DPM functionality. ® As an ENERGY STAR Partner, SAMSUNG has deter- mined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. Horizontal Vertical Fre-...

  • Page 143

    Display Mode MAC, 832 x 624 MAC, 1152 x 870 VESA, 640 x 480 VESA, 640 x 480 VESA, 640 x 480 VESA, 800 x 600 VESA, 800 x 600 VESA, 800 x 600 VESA, 800 x 600 VESA, 1024 X 768 VESA, 1024 X 768 VESA, 1024 X 768 VESA, 1152 X 864...

  • Page 144

    LCD Panel Size 21.5 inch (54 cm) Display area 477.504 mm(H) X 268.596 mm(V) Pixel Pitch 0.248 mm(H) X 0.248 mm(V) Synchronization Horizontal 31 ~ 80 kHz Vertical 56~ 75 Hz Display Color 16.7M Resolution Optimum resolution 1920 X 1080@60Hz Maximum resolution 1920 X 1080@60Hz Input Signal, Terminated RGB Analog, DVI(Digital Visual Interface) Compliant Digital RGB...

  • Page 145

    VESA Mounting Interface 100.0 mm x 100.0 mm Environmental considerations Operating Storage Plug and Play Capability This monitor can be installed on any Plug & Play compatible system. The interac- tion of the monitor and the computer systems will provide the best operating conditions and monitor settings.

  • Page 146

    This monitor is EPA ENERGY STAR ENERGY 2000 compliant when used with a computer equipped with VESA DPM functionality. ® As an ENERGY STAR Partner, SAMSUNG has deter- mined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. Horizontal Vertical Fre-...

  • Page 147

    Specifications Horizontal Frequency The time to scan one line connecting the right edge to the left edge of the screen horizontally is called the Horizontal Cycle and the inverse number of the Hor- izontal Cycle is called the Horizontal Frequency. Unit: kHz Vertical Frequency Like a fluorescent lamp, the screen has to repeat the...

  • Page 148

    Information {943SW/943SWX} For Better Display Adjust the computer resolution and screen injection rate (refresh rate) on the computer as described below to enjoy the best picture quality. You can have an uneven picture quality on screen if the best picture quality is not provided for TFT- LCD.

  • Page 149

    During normal operation of a LCD panel, pixel image retention doesn't occur. How- ever, if the same image is displayed for a long time, a slight difference in electric charge accumulates between the two electrodes which encase the liquid crystal. This may cause the liquid crystal to build up in a certain areas of the display.

  • Page 150

    • Recommended settings: Bright colors with little difference in luminance • Change the characters color and background color every 30 minutes • Every 30 minutes, change the characters with movement. 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.

  • Page 151

    Our LCD Monitor satisfies ISO13406-2 Pixel fault Class II {2043SW/2043SWX} For Better Display Adjust the computer resolution and screen injection rate (refresh rate) on the computer as described below to enjoy the best picture quality. You can have an uneven picture quality on screen if the best picture quality is not provided for TFT- LCD.

  • Page 152

    If excessive force is applied, you may stain it. If you are not satisfied with the picture quality, you can get better quality of picture by performing the "Auto Adjustment function" in display screen that is ap- peared as window termination button is pressed. If there's still noise after the automatic adjustment, use the Fine/Coarse adjustment function.

  • Page 153

    Ex) Airports, Transit Stations, Stock Markets, Banks, and Controlling Systems We recommend that you follow set up of your display system program as below: 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 154

    Information 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 con- ditions.

  • Page 155

    Our LCD Monitor satisfies ISO13406-2 Pixel fault Class II {2243SW/2243SWX} For Better Display Adjust the computer resolution and screen injection rate (refresh rate) on the computer as described below to enjoy the best picture quality. You can have an uneven picture quality on screen if the best picture quality is not provided for TFT- LCD.

  • Page 156

    If excessive force is applied, you may stain it. If you are not satisfied with the picture quality, you can get better quality of picture by performing the "Auto Adjustment function" in display screen that is ap- peared as window termination button is pressed. If there's still noise after the automatic adjustment, use the Fine/Coarse adjustment function.

  • Page 157

    Ex) Airports, Transit Stations, Stock Markets, Banks, and Controlling Systems We recommend that you follow set up of your display system program as below: 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 158

    Information 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 con- ditions.

  • Page 159

    Information Our LCD Monitor satisfies ISO13406-2 Pixel fault Class II...

  • Page 160

    Appendix {943SW/943SWX} 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 HONDURAS JAMAICA NICARAGUA...

  • Page 161

    NORWAY 3-SAMSUNG (7267864) POLAND (172678) 022-607-93-33 PORTUGAL (7267864) SLOVAKIA 0800-SAMSUNG (726-7864) http://www.samsung.com/sk SPAIN 902-1-SAMSUNG (902 172 678) SWEDEN 075-SAMSUNG (726 78 64) http://www.samsung.com/se SWITZERLAND 0848-SAMSUNG (7267864, CHF 0.08/min) 0845 SAMSUNG (7267864) ESTONIA 800-7267 LATVIA 8000-7267 LITHUANIA 8-800-77777 KAZAKHSTAN 8-10-800-500-55-500 KYRGYZSTAN...

  • Page 162

    400-810-5858 010-6475 1880 HONG KONG:3698 - 4698 http://www.samsung.com/hk 3030 8282 http://www.samsung.com/in 1800 110011 1-800-3000-8282 0800-112-8888 http://www.samsung.com/id 0120-327-527 http://www.samsung.com/jp 1800-88-9999 http://www.samsung.com/my 0800 SAMSUNG(0800 726 http://www.samsung.com/nz 786) 1800-10-SAMSUNG http://www.samsung.com/ph (726-7864) 1800-SAMSUNG(726-7864) http://www.samsung.com/sg 1800-29-3232 http://www.samsung.com/th 02-689-3232 0800-329-999 http://www.samsung.com/tw 1 800 588 889 http://www.samsung.com/vn Middle East &...

  • Page 163

    Information in this document is subject to change without notice. © 2008 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. All rights reserved. Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Samsung Elec- tronics Co., Ltd. is strictly forbidden. Showing the horizontal lines of the screen from the top to...

  • Page 164

    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 ma- terial. Samsung is the registered trademark of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.; Microsoft, Windows and Windows NT are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation;...

  • Page 165

    NORWAY 3-SAMSUNG (7267864) POLAND (172678) 022-607-93-33 PORTUGAL (7267864) SLOVAKIA 0800-SAMSUNG (726-7864) http://www.samsung.com/sk SPAIN 902-1-SAMSUNG (902 172 678) SWEDEN 075-SAMSUNG (726 78 64) http://www.samsung.com/se SWITZERLAND 0848-SAMSUNG (7267864, CHF 0.08/min) 0845 SAMSUNG (7267864) ESTONIA 800-7267 LATVIA 8000-7267 LITHUANIA 8-800-77777 Latin America http://www.samsung.com/lat- Europe http://www.samsung.com/at...

  • Page 166

    400-810-5858 010-6475 1880 HONG KONG:3698 - 4698 http://www.samsung.com/hk 3030 8282 http://www.samsung.com/in 1800 110011 1-800-3000-8282 0800-112-8888 http://www.samsung.com/id 0120-327-527 http://www.samsung.com/jp 1800-88-9999 http://www.samsung.com/my 0800 SAMSUNG(0800 726 http://www.samsung.com/nz 786) 1800-10-SAMSUNG http://www.samsung.com/ph (726-7864) 1800-SAMSUNG(726-7864) http://www.samsung.com/sg 1800-29-3232 http://www.samsung.com/th 02-689-3232 0800-329-999 http://www.samsung.com/tw 1 800 588 889 http://www.samsung.com/vn Middle East &...

  • Page 167

    Vertical Frequency Horizontal Frequency Interlace and Non-Interlace Methods Plug & Play Resolution {2043SW/2043SWX} Correct Disposal Correct Disposal of This Product (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) - Europe only The screen must be redrawn several times per second in order to create and display an image for the user. The fre- quency of this repetition per second is called the Vertical Frequency or Refresh Rate.

  • Page 168

    Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Samsung Elec- tronics 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 ma- terial.

  • Page 169

    CZECH REPUBLIC 800 (800-726786) DENMARK 8-SAMSUNG (7267864) EIRE 0818 717 100 FINLAND 30 - 6227 515 FRANCE 3260 'dites' SAMSUNG (€ 0,15/Min) 0825 08 65 65 (€ 0.15/Min) GERMANY 01805 (7267864, € 0.14/Min) HUNGARY 06-80-SAMSUNG (726-7864) http://www.samsung.com/hu ITALIA 800-SAMSUNG (726-7864)

  • Page 170

    SPAIN 902-1-SAMSUNG (902 172 678) SWEDEN 075-SAMSUNG (726 78 64) http://www.samsung.com/se SWITZERLAND 0848-SAMSUNG (7267864, CHF 0.08/min) 0845 SAMSUNG (7267864) ESTONIA 800-7267 LATVIA 8000-7267 LITHUANIA 8-800-77777 KAZAKHSTAN 8-10-800-500-55-500 KYRGYZSTAN 00-800-500-55-500 RUSSIA 8-800-555-55-55 TADJIKISTAN 8-10-800-500-55-500 UKRAINE 8-800-502-0000 UZBEKISTAN 8-10-800-500-55-500 AUSTRALIA 1300 362 603...

  • Page 171

    Vertical Frequency Horizontal Frequency Interlace and Non-Interlace Methods Plug & Play Resolution Middle East & Africa 0860-SAMSUNG(726-7864) http://www.samsung.com/za 444 77 11 http://www.samsung.com/tr 800-SAMSUNG(726-7864) http://www.samsung.com/ae 8000-4726 The image on a monitor is composed of red, green and blue dots. The closer the dots, the higher the resolution. The dis- tance between two dots of the same color is called the 'Dot Pitch'.

  • Page 172

    Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Samsung Elec- tronics 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 ma- terial.

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