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Samsung SyncMaster 971P Owner's Manual

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SyncMaster 971P

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    SyncMaster 971P...

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    If using a screen saver, set it to active screen mode. The images here are for reference only, and are not applicable in all cases (or countries). Model Important to read and understand at all times Disconnect the plug from the outlet Ground to prevent an electric shock SyncMaster 971P...

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    Do not use a damaged or loose plug. This may cause electric shock or fire. 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.

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    Installation Be sure to contact an authorized Service Center, when installing your monitor in a 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.

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    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. The installation of the bracket must be done by a qualified professional. Installing the bracket by unqualified personnel may result in injury.

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    Keep the product away from places exposed to oil, smoke or moisture; do not install inside a vehicle. This may cause a malfunction, electric shock or fire. In particular, avoid operating the monitor near water or outdoors where SAMSUNG customer care center Service or Customer Center for Center.

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    the monitor could be exposed to snow or rain. If the monitor is dropped or the casing is damaged, turn the monitor off and unplug the power cord. Then contact a The monitor may malfunction, causing electric shock or fire. Disconnect the plug from the outlet during storms or lightning or if it is not used for a long period of time.

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    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. If an alien substances or water enters the product, turn the product off, unplug the power connector from the wall outlet and contact the When viewing a fixed screen for an extended period of time, residual...

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    Otherwise, this may cause heat emission from the accumulated dirt or degraded insulation, causing electric shock or fire. Do not place your children's favorite toys or any other objects of interest on the product. Children may try to climb on the product to retrieve an object. The product could fall, causing injury or even fatality.

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    Model SyncMaster 971P List of Features Magic Contrast: Implements a deep color contrast of 4000:1 ratio. Magic Speed: Provides a clear screen without afterimages with fast response speed of 6ms. Magic Stand: Provides a high availability to fit your environmental needs with a height adjustable stand (up to 60mm).

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    Manual Quick Setup Guide Cable 'DVI to D-SUB' Cable USB Cable (A-B Type cable) Others Cleaning Cloth Sold separately DVI Cable Do not use other cables except the dedicated cables, such as DVI/D-Sub and DVI cables, for the product. To purchase DVI/D-Sub or DVI cable additionally, contact your local product distributor. Front User's Guide, Warranty Card...

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    MagicBright control button. >>Click here to see an animation clip 2) 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.

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    When you press the power button, the monitor is on/off. >>Click here to see an animation clip 2) Input Source When you press the power button, the input source may be changed to Analog or Digital, blinking once with blue lihgt. >>Click here to see an animation clip 3) Auto adjustment When you press the power button, the Auto Adjustment function is...

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    DVI : Connect the DVI terminal of your monitor to your computer using a DVI/D-Sub cable. DC 12V : Connect a power line to a direct current power supply and then plug it into the relevant power port. UP (USB upstream port): Connect the computer with the USB cable.

  • Page 15: Connecting The Monitor

    If you properly connect your monitor using the DVI connector but get a blank screen, check to see if the monitor status is set to analog. In this case, turn the Power off and on so that your monitor rechecks the input signals. Model SyncMaster 971P...

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    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 : 1. Insert CD into the CD-ROM drive.

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    4. If you can see following message window, then click the "Continue Anyway" button. Then click "OK" button. (Microsoft 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.

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    If the message “Windows needs…” is displayed, as shown in the figure below, click "Continue". 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 6. Click "Update Driver…" in the "Driver" tab.

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    7. Check the "Browse my computer for driver software" checkbox and click "Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer". 8. Click "Have Disk…" and select the folder (for example, D:\Drive) where the driver setup file is located, and click "OK". 9.

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    ® ® Microsoft Windows XP Operating System 1. Insert CD into the CD-ROM driver. 2. Click "Start" —> "Control Panel" then click the "Appearance and Themes" icon. 3. Click "Display" icon and choose the "Settings" tab then click "Advanced..". 4. Click the "Properties" button on the "Monitor" tab and select "Driver" tab.

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    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. Click the "Browse" button then choose A:(D:\Driver) and choose your monitor model in the model list and click the "Next"...

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    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. 9. Click the "Close" button then click "OK" button continually. 10. Monitor driver installation is completed.

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    If you can see the "Digital Signature Not Found" window then click the "Yes"button. And click the "Finish" button then the "Close" button. ® ® Microsoft Windows Millennium Operating System 1. Click "Start" , "Setting" , "Control Panel". 2. Double click "Display" icon. 3.

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    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.

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    The installation of MagicTune™ can be affected by such factors as the video card, motherboard and the network environment. "Troubleshooting" if you have trouble during installation. System Requirements MAC OS X Windows 2000 Windows XP Home Edition Windows XP Professional Windows Vista™ It is recommended using MagicTune™ in Windows Model SyncMaster 971P ® 2000...

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    or later. Hardware 32MB Memory above 60MB Hard disk space above * For more information, visit the MagicTune™ website. Installation Problems (MagicRotation) The installation of MagicRotation can be affected by such factors as the video card, motherboard and the network environment. "Troubleshooting"...

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    Active Desktop component. * For more information, visit the MagicRotation website. ® * Windows is registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation,Inc. Uninstall The AutoRotation program can be removed only by using the "Add or Remove Programs" option of ® the Windows Control Panel.

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    In most cases even simple adjustments to Brightness, or Contrast require navigation of the multi- level, on-screen display (OSD) menus that are not easy to understand. Furthermore, there is no feedback to assist in correctly setting the controls of the monitor. MagicTune™ is a software utility that guides you through the tuning process with easy to understand instructions and back ground patterns designed for each monitor control.

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    Button Tab Definition Applies any changes made and exits MagicTune™ . Restores the display settings to the factory settings. Reset Picture Tab Definition Allows the user to adjust the screen settings to the desired values. Makes the entire screen brighter or darker. The detailed data of the images in the dark areas can be lost if the brightness is not adjusted Brightness to the proper level.

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    - 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.

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    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 Innovation vibrant image.

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    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. Image Setup Auto Setup : Auto adjustment allows the monitor to self-adjust to the incoming video signal.

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    Set Customized Key to MagicColor. MagicColor Set Customized Key to Auto Setup. Auto Setup Source Select Set Customized Key to Source Select ColorTone Set Customized Key to ColorTone Support Tab Definition Shows the Asset ID and the version number of the program, and allows you to use the Help feature.

  • Page 34: 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™.

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    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.

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    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. Download the latest program. The program can be downloaded

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    This greatly improves the user's productivity allowing him the flexibility to switch between landscape and portrait modes. The MagicRotation Software from Samsung Electronics, Inc. provides the user with a rotation feature (0, 90, 180, 270 orientation) that facilitates the optimum utilization of computer display screen, better viewing and improved user productivity.

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    Rotate : Display will get rotated by the unit of 90 degree Rotate to 0 : Display will get rotated to 0 degree from the current angle of rotation. Rotate to 90 : Display will get rotated to 90 degree from the current angle of rotation.

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    Rotate to 180 : Display will get rotated to 180 degree from the current angle of rotation. Rotate to 270 : Display will get rotated to 270 degree from the current angle of rotation.

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    Hot key : Hot Keys are available by default and can be changed by user. It can be assigned by user directly with keyboard after changing the existing HotKey. User can create the hot key with the combination of Shift, Ctrl, Alt and general keys. In case only general key is pressed, it will be assigned in the form of Alt+general key.

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    2. Check if the problem occurs with different color depths (8/16/32 bits per pixel) and different resolution modes (800 x 600, 1024 x 768). 3. Check if the problem occurs without installing MagicRotation Software. If the problem is repeating in any/all of the following scenarios then it may be the problem with your installed "Display Driver"...

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    If the monitor does not respond, activate the source conversion feature located on the front of the monitor, or try moving the mouse or pressing a key on the keyboard again. SyncMaster 971P...

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    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. Download the latest program. The program can be downloaded Driver...

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    Self-Test Feature Check Warning Messages Your monitor provides a self test feature that allows you to check whether your monitor is Reboot the computer after installing the program for the first time. If a copy of the program is already...

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    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. Turn on the monitor. 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.

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    General General Model Name SyncMaster 971P 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 16.7 M Colors...

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    As an ENERGY STAR product meets the ENERGY STAR Power saving mode Blue Less than 1 W (Off-mode) ® ® Partner, SAMSUNG has determined that this ® guidelines for energy efficiency. Power off EPA/ENERGY 2000 Less than 1 W compliant and ENERGY2000...

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    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 (Exception : 640 x 480/60 Hz, 720 x 400/70Hz, 800 x 600/60 Hz) 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.

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    Contact SAMSUNG WORLDWIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care center. U.S.A 1-800-SAMSUNG (7267864) CANADA 1-800-SAMSUNG (7267864) MEXICO 01-800-SAMSUNG (7267864) ARGENTINE 0800-333-3733 BRAZIL 4004-0000 CHILE 800-726-7864 (SAMSUNG) COLOMBIA 01-8000112112 COSTA RICA...

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    030-6227 515 3260 SAMSUNG(7267864) FRANCE (€ 0,15/min) GERMANY 01805-121213 (€ 0,14/Min) HUNGARY 06-80-SAMSUNG (7267864) ITALIA 800 SAMSUNG (7267864) LUXEMBURG 0032 (0)2 201 24 18 NETHERLANDS 0900 20 200 88 (€ 0,10/Min) NORWAY 815-56 480 POLAND 0 801 801 881 PORTUGAL...

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    THAILAND 1800-29-3232, 02-689-3232 TAIWAN 0800-329-999 VIETNAM 1 800 588 889 SOUTH AFRICA 0860 7267864 (SAMSUNG) U.A.E 800SAMSUNG (7267864) 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.

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    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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    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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    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.

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    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.

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    Correct Disposal of This Product (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) - Europe only (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems) 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.

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