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OWNER'S MANUAL
LED MONITOR
Please read the safety information carefully before using the product.
LED MONITOR MODEL
32MB25VQ
*MFL68300302*
www.lg.com
P/NO : MFL68300302(1403-REV00) / Printed in Korea

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  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL LED MONITOR Please read the safety information carefully before using the product. LED MONITOR MODEL 32MB25VQ *MFL68300302* www.lg.com P/NO : MFL68300302(1403-REV00) / Printed in Korea...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of ConTenTs Table of ConTenTs IMPoRTanT PReCaUTIons UseR seTTInGs On Safety Activating the Main Menu - Do not Open the Display: - Main Menu Features - To Avoid Personal Injury : Customizing Settings - To Prevent Fire or Hazards: - Menu Settings On Installation - P icture On Cleaning - C olor On Repacking - D isplay On Disposal(Only, LCD Monitor with Hg - V olume lamp) - O thers Reader Setting lICense...
  • Page 3: Important Precautions

    IMPoRTanT PReCaUTIons IMPoRTanT PReCaUTIons This unit has been engineered and manufactured to ensure your personal safety, however improper use may result in potential electrical shock or fire hazards. In order to allow the proper operation of all safeguards incorporated in this display, observe the following basic rules for its installation, use, and servicing. on safety Use only the power cord supplied with the unit. In case you use another power cord, make sure that it is certified by the applicable national standards if not being provided by the supplier. If the power cable is faulty in any way, please contact the manufacturer or the nearest authorized repair service provider for a replacement. The appliance coupler is used as the disconnect device. Please make sure the device is installed near the wall outlet to which it is connected and that the outlet is easily accessible. Operate the display only from a power source indicated in the specifications of this manual or listed on the display. If you are not sure what type of power supply you have in your home, consult with your dealer. Overloaded AC outlets and extension cords are dangerous. So are frayed power cords and broken plugs. They may result in a shock or fire hazard. Call your service technician for replacement. As long as this unit is connected to the AC wall outlet, it is not disconnected from the AC power source even if the unit is turned off. Do not open the Display: There are no user serviceable components inside. There are Dangerous High Voltages inside, even when the power is OFF. Contact your dealer if the display is not operating properly. To avoid Personal Injury : Do not place the display on a sloping shelf unless properly secured. Use only a stand recommended by the manufacturer. Do not drop an object on or apply impact to the product. Do not throw any toys or objects on the product screen. It can cause injury to human, problem to product and damage the display.
  • Page 4: On Installation

    Table of ConTenTs on Installation Do not allow anything to rest upon or roll over the power cord, and do not place the display where the power cord is subject to damage. Do not use this display near water such as near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool. Displays are provided with ventilation openings in the cabinet to allow the release of heat generated during operation. If these openings are blocked, built-up heat can cause failures which may result in a fire hazard. Therefore, NEVER: Block the bottom ventilation slots by placing the display on a bed, sofa, rug, etc. Place the display in a built-in enclosure unless proper ventilation is provided. Cover the openings with cloth or other material. Place the display near or over a radiator or heat source. Do not rub or strike the Active Matrix LCD with anything hard as this may scratch, mar, or damage the Active Matrix LCD permanently. Do not press the LCD screen with your finger for a long time as this may cause some afterimages. Some dot defects may appear as Red, Green or Blue spots on the screen. However, this will have no impact or effect on the display performance. If possible, use the recommended resolution to obtain the best image quality for your LCD display. If used under any mode except the recommended resolution, some scaled or processed images may appear on the screen. However, this is characteristic of the fixed-resolution LCD panel. Displaying a still image for long time on the monitor may leave persistent image or stain on the monitor screen. To avoid this problem, use a screen saver and power off when this product is not used. Persistent image or stain caused by long time usage are not covered by the warranty on this product. Do not shock or scratch the front and sides of the screen with metallic objects. Otherwise, it may cause damage to the screen. Make sure the panel faces forward and hold it with both hands to move. If you drop the product, the damaged product can cause electric shock or fire. Contact an authorized the service center for repair. Avoid high temperatures and humidity. Do not install this product on a wall if it could be exposed to oil or oil mist. This may damage the product and cause it to fall.
  • Page 5: On Cleaning

    Table of ConTenTs on Cleaning Unplug the display before cleaning the face of the display screen. Use a slightly damp (not wet) cloth. Do not use an aerosol directly on the display screen because over-spraying may cause electrical shock. When cleaning the product, unplug the power cord and scrub gently with a soft cloth to prevent scratching. Do not clean with a wet cloth or spray water or other liquids directly onto the product. An electric shock may occur. (Do not use chemicals such as benzene, paint thinners or alcohol) Spray water onto a soft cloth 2 to 4 times, and use it to clean the front frame; wipe in one direction only. Too much moisture may cause staining. on Repacking Do not throw away the carton and packing materials. They make an ideal container in which to transport the unit. When shipping the unit to another location, repack it in its original material. on Disposal(only, lCD Monitor with Hg lamp) The fluorescent lamp used in this product contains a small amount of mercury. Do not dispose of this product with general household waste. Disposal of this product must be carried out in accordance to the regulations of your local authority.
  • Page 6: License

    Each model has different licenses. Visit www.lg.com for more information on the license. The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries.
  • Page 7: Assembling And Preparing

    asseMblInG anD PRePaRInG asseMblInG anD PRePaRInG Product Components Check your product box for the following items. If there are any missing accessories, contact the local dealer where you purchased your product. The illustrations in this manual may differ from the actual product and accessories. aC-DC adapter HDMI Cable book(owner's Manual) Power Cord / Card stand screws stand screws stand body stand base 2ea, M4 x 20 2ea, P5 x 25 Cable holder CaUTIon Always use genuine components to ensure safety and product performance.
  • Page 8: Component And Button Description

    asseMblInG anD PRePaRInG Component and button Description screen Power indicator On: Power on Off: Power off Joystick button DC-IN(19 V HDMI IN D-SUB IN DVI-D IN noTe The Joystick Button is located at the bottom of the monitor. How to Use the Joystick button You can easily control the functions of the monitor by pressing the Joystick Button or moving it left/right with your finger. basic functions Press the Joystick Button once with your finger to turn on the moni- Power on tor. Press and hold the Joystick Button once with your finger to turn off Power off the monitor.
  • Page 9: Moving And Lifting The Monitor

    asseMblInG anD PRePaRInG Moving and lifting the Monitor CaUTIon As far as possible, avoid touching the moni- When moving or lifting the monitor, follow these tor screen. This may result in damage to the instructions to prevent the monitor from being screen or some of the pixels used to create scratched or damaged and to ensure safe trans- images. portation regardless of its shape or size. It is advisable to place the monitor in the original box or packing material before at- tempting to move it. Before moving or lifting the monitor, discon- nect the power cord and all cables. Hold the top and bottom of the monitor frame firmly. Do not hold the panel itself. If you use the monitor panel without the stand base, its Joystick Button may cause the moni- tor to become unstable and fall, resulting in damage to the monitor or human injury. In addition, this may cause the Joystick Button to malfunction. When holding the monitor, the screen should face away from you to prevent it being scratched. When moving the monitor, avoid any strong shock or vibrations to the product. When moving the monitor, keep it upright, never turn the monitor on its side or tilt it sideways.
  • Page 10: Installing The Monitor

    asseMblInG anD PRePaRInG Installing the Monitor CaUTIon Illustrations in this document represent typical assembling the stand base procedures, so they may look different from the actual product. To protect the screen from scratches, cover 2 EA the surface with a soft cloth. Applying excessive force when tightening P5 x 25 screws may cause damage to the monitor. stand body Damage caused in this way will not be cov- ered by the product warranty. Do not carry the monitor upside down by just Front holding the base. This may cause the monitor to fall off the stand and could result in personal injury. When lifting or moving the monitor, do not touch the monitor screen. The force applied to the monitor screen may cause damage to it. stand base If you use the monitor panel without the stand base, its Joystick Button may cause the moni- tor to become unstable and fall, resulting in damage to the monitor or human injury. In addition, this may cause the Joystick Button to malfunction. noTe Remove the stand before installing the Monitor on a wall mount by performing the...
  • Page 11: Mounting On A Table

    asseMblInG anD PRePaRInG Mounting on a Table Tidying Cables Gather and bind the cables with the supplied cable Lift and tilt the Monitor into its upright position holder. on a table. Leave a 10 cm (minimum) space from the wall for proper ventilation. 10 cm 10 cm 10 cm 10 cm Cable Holder Using the Kensington lock The connector for the Kensington lock is located at the rear of the monitor. For more information on installation and usage, refer to the Kensington lock user manual or visit Connect the power adapter to the monitor and the website at http://www.kensington.com. then plug the power cord into the wall outlet. Connect the monitor to the table with the Kensing- ton lock cable. Press the (Power) button on the back of the monitor to turn it on. CaUTIon Unplug the power cord prior to moving or installing the monitor. There is risk of electric...
  • Page 12: Installing The Guide Spacer

    10 cm Guide spacer fix screw 10 cm 10 cm Guide spacer 10 cm To install the monitor to a wall, attach a Wall mount plate (optional) to the back of the monitor. Make sure that the Wall mount plate is securely fixed to the monitor and to the wall. Use the screws and Wall mount plate that con- form to VESA standards. If you use screws longer than the standard length, it may damage the inside of the product. A non-VESA standard screw may damage the product and cause the monitor to fall. LG Elec- tronics is not liable for any accidents relating to noTe the use of non-standard screws. VESA compatible only with respect to screw The guide spacer is sold separately. mounting interface dimensions and mounting For more information on installation, refer to screw specifications. the wall mount plate's installation guide. Use the guide spacer and fixing screws that Be careful not to use excessive force when conform to VESA standards. mounting the wall mount plate, as this can damage the monitor's screen.
  • Page 13 PRePaRInG LSW240B CaUTIon (Sold Separately) Unplug the power cord before moving or install- ing the monitor to avoid electric shock. Model name Installing the monitor on the ceiling or on a slanted wall may result in the monitor falling off, which could lead to injury. Use an authorized LG wall mount and contact the local dealer or quali- fied personnel. Width (mm) Applying excessive force when tightening Height (mm) screws may cause damage to the monitor. Dam- length (mm) age caused in this way will not be covered by the product warranty. Weight (kg) Use the Wall mount plate and screws that con- W/Packing Weight(kg) form to VESA standards. Damage caused by Max Tensile load(kg) the use or misuse of inappropriate components Vesa standard 200 X 200 will not be covered by the product warranty. Required screws...
  • Page 14: Using The Monitor

    UsInG THe MonIToR UsInG THe MonIToR noTe When using a D-Sub signal input cable Connecting to a PC connector for Macintosh This monitor supports the *Plug and Play feature. *Plug and Play: A feature that allows you to add a device to your computer without having to reconfigure anything or install any manual drivers. Mac adapter D-sUb connection For Apple Macintosh use, a separate plug adapter is needed to change the 15 pin high density (3 row) D-SUB VGA connector Transmits analog video from your PC to the Moni- on the supplied cable to a 15 pin 2 row tor. Connect the PC and the Monitor with the D- connector. sub 15 pin signal cable as shown in the following When connecting the power cord to the out- illustrations. let, use a grounded (3-hole) multi-socket or a grounded power outlet. The monitor may flicker when turned on in an area of low temperature. This is normal. DC-IN(19 V Sometimes red, green, or blue spots may ap- DC-IN(19 V HDMI IN pear on the screen. This is normal.
  • Page 15: Dvi Connection

    UsInG THe MonIToR DVI Connection HDMI connection Transmits digital video signals to the monitor. Con- Transmits digital video and audio signals from your nect the monitor using the DVI cable as illustrated PC to the monitor. Connect your PC to the monitor below. using the HDMI cable as shown in the illustration below. DC-IN(19 V HDMI IN DVI-D IN (Sold Separately) DC-IN(19 V AUDIO OUT DVI-I(D) OUT HDMI IN D-SUB IN DVI-D IN (Sold Separately) CaUTIon Connecting your PC to the monitor using the HDMI cable may cause device compatibility issues. Using a DVI to HDMI cable may cause com- CaUTIon patibility issues.
  • Page 16: Connecting Av Devices

    AUDIO OUT DVI-I(D) OUT UsInG THe MonIToR DC-IN(19 V DC-IN(19 V HDMI IN Connecting aV Devices Connecting Peripherals D-SUB IN DVI-D IN HDMI Connection Connecting Headphones HDMI transmits digital video and audio signals Connect peripherals to the monitor via the head- from your AV device to the monitor. Connect your phones port. Connect as illustrated. AV device to the monitor using the HDMI cable as shown in the illustration below. (Sold Separately) DC-IN(19 V HDMI IN D-SUB IN DVI-D IN noTe DC-IN(19 V HDMI IN...
  • Page 17: User Settings

    UseR seTTInGs UseR seTTInGs activating the Main Menu Press the Joystick Button on the bottom of the monitor. Move the joystick up/down (▲/▼) and left/right(◄/►) to set the options. Press the Joystick Button once more to exit the main menu. Joystick button button Menu status Description Main menu disabled Enables the main menu. Exits the main menu. Main menu enabled (Holding down the button to turn off the monitor: You can turn off the monitor this way at any time, including when the OSD is on.) Main menu enabled Adjusts the menu. ◄ Main menu disabled Enters the input feature. Main menu enabled Adjusts the menu. ►...
  • Page 18: Customizing Settings

    UseR seTTInGs Customizing settings Menu settings To view the osD menu, press the Joystick button at the bottom of the monitor and then enter the Menu. Set the options by moving the Joystick Button left, right, or down(◄/►/▼). Select the "next Menu" button to enter the more option settings. Move the joystick up (▲) to leave the OSD menu until you exit. To return to the upper menu or set other menu items, move the joystick up (▲). Each option is explained below. Menu Description brightness To adjust the brightness of the screen. Contrast To adjust the contrast of the screen. Response Time You can set a response time for displayed pictures based on the speed of the screen. For a normal environment, it is recommended that you use 'Off'. For a fast-moving picture, it is recommended that you use 'High'. Wide/original Wide Switch to full screen mode according to input image signal. Change the input image signal ratio to original. original * This function works only if input resolution is lower than Monitor ratio (16:9). Reset ◄ ►...
  • Page 19: Picture

    UseR seTTInGs Picture To view the osD menu, press the Joystick button at the bottom of the monitor and then enter the Menu. Select the "next Menu" button to enter the more option settings. Go to Picture by moving the joystick. Set the options by moving the Joystick Button left, right, or down(◄/►/▼). Move the joystick up (▲) to leave the OSD menu until you exit. To return to the upper menu or set other menu items, move the joystick up (▲). Each option is explained below. Menu > next Menu > Picture Description sharpness To adjust the clearness of the screen. black level You can set the offset level. If you select 'High', the screen will be bright and if you select ‘Low’, the screen will be dark.(Only for HDMI input) * offset : As the criteria for video signal, it is the darkest screen the monitor can show. over scan To select the range of output image for DTV timing in HDMI input.(Only for HDMI input) Recommend overscan function to turn on when connect AV equipment.
  • Page 20: Color

    UseR seTTInGs Color To view the osD menu, press the Joystick button at the bottom of the monitor and then enter the Menu. Select the "next Menu" button to enter the more option settings. Go to Color by moving the joystick. Set the options by moving the Joystick Button left, right, or down(◄/►/▼). Move the joystick up (▲) to leave the OSD menu until you exit. To return to the upper menu or set other menu items, move the joystick up (▲). Each option is explained below. Menu > next Menu Description > Color Gamma Set your own gamma value. : Gamma 0, Gamma 1, Gamma 2 on the monitor, high gamma values display whitish images and low gamma values display blackish images. Color Temp Custom • Red : Set your own red color levels. • Green : Set your own green color levels. • blue : Set your own blue color levels. Warm Set the screen to warm color temperature (more red). Medium Set the screen to medium color temperature.
  • Page 21: Display

    UseR seTTInGs Display To view the osD menu, press the Joystick button at the bottom of the monitor and then enter the Menu. Select the "next Menu" button to enter the more option settings. Go to Display by moving the joystick. Set the options by moving the Joystick Button left, right, or down(◄/►/▼). Move the joystick up (▲) to leave the OSD menu until you exit. To return to the upper menu or set other menu items, move the joystick up (▲). Each option is explained below. (only for D-sUb input) Menu > next Menu > Display Description Horizontal To move image left and right. Vertical To move image up and down. Clock To minimize any vertical bars or stripes visible on the screen background.The horizontal screen size will also change. Phase To adjust the focus of the display. This item allows you to remove any horizontal noise and clear or sharpen the image of characters. Volume To view the osD menu, press the Joystick button at the bottom of the monitor and then enter the Menu.
  • Page 22: Others

    UseR seTTInGs others To view the osD menu, press the Joystick button at the bottom of the monitor and then enter the Menu. Select the "next Menu" button to enter the more option settings. Go to others by moving the joystick. Set the options by moving the Joystick Button left, right, or down(◄/►). Move the joystick up (▲) to leave the OSD menu until you exit. To return to the upper menu or set other menu items, move the joystick up (▲). Each option is explained below. Menu > next Menu > others language To choose the language in which the control names are displayed. Power Indicator Use this function to set the power indicator on the bottom side of the monitor to On or Off.If you set Off, it will go off. If you set On at any time, the power indicator will automatically be turned on.
  • Page 23: Reader Setting

    UseR seTTInGs Reader setting Press the Joystick Button on the bottom of the monitor. Go to Reader Mode by moving the Joystick Button to ▲. Configure the options following the instructions that appear in the bottom right corner. Each option is explained below. Reader Mode Description Reader 1 Optimizes the screen for browsing newspapers. You can brighten the screen in the OSD menu. Reader 2 Optimizes the screen for looking at cartoons. You can brighten the screen in the OSD menu. Reader off Reader Mode is off.
  • Page 24: Troubleshooting

    TRoUblesHooTInG TRoUblesHooTInG Check the following before calling for service. nothing is displayed on the screen. Is the monitor's power cord y Check if the power cord is correctly plugged into the power outlet. plugged in? Is the power indicator on? y Check the power cable connection and press the power button. Is the power on and the power y Check that the connected input is enabled (Menu - Input). indicator displaying red? Is the power indicator blinking? y If the monitor is in power-saving mode, move the mouse, or press any key on the keyboard, to switch the display on. y Check if the computer is turned on. Is the oUT of RanGe mes- y This occurs when signals transferred from the PC (video card) are out sage being displayed? of the horizontal or vertical frequency range of the monitor. Please see the Product Specification section of this manual to set the appropriate frequency.
  • Page 25 TRoUblesHooTInG CaUTIon Check Control Panel ► Display ► settings and see if the frequency or the resolution were changed. If yes, readjust the video card to the recommend resolution. If the recommended resolution (optimal resolution) is not selected, letters may be blurred and the screen may be dimmed, truncated or biased. Make sure to select the recommend resolution. The setting method can differ by computer and O/S (Operation System), and resolution mentioned above may not be supported by the video card performance. In this case, please ask to the computer or the video card manufacturer. Display image is incorrect. The screen color is mono or y Check if the signal cable is properly connected and use a screwdriver abnormal. to fasten if necessary. y Make sure the video card is properly inserted in the slot. y Set the color setting higher than 24 bits (true color) at Control Panel ► settings. y Check if the screen is set to interlace mode and if yes, change it to the The screen blinks. recommend resolution. The screen is flickering. Did you select the appropriate y If the selected resolution is HDMI 1080i 60/50 Hz, the screen may resolution? be flickering. Change the resolution to the recommended resolution 1080P.
  • Page 26: Specifications

    sPeCIfICaTIons sPeCIfICaTIons Display screen Type 80cm TFT (Thin Film Transistor) LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) Screen Diagonal length of the screen: 80cm Pixel Pitch 0.36375 mm x 0.36375 mm Resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz Recommend 1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz Video signal Horizontal frequency 30 kHz to 83 kHz Vertical frequency D-SUB IN / DVI-D 56 kHz to 63 kHz HDMI IN 56 kHz to 61 kHz synchronization Separate Sync. Input Connector DVI-D, HDMI IN, D-SUB IN, H/P OUT Power sources Voltage 19 V 2.5 A Power On Mode : 47 W(Typ.) Consumption(Typical) Sleep Mode ≤ 0.5 W Off Mode ≤ 0.5 W aC-DC adapter LCAP35 type, manufactured by Lien Chang Electronic...
  • Page 27: Factory Support Mode (Preset Mode, D-Sub/Dvi-D/Hdmi Pc)

    sPeCIfICaTIons factory support Mode (Preset Mode, D-sUb/DVI-D/HDMI PC) Horizontal Vertical Display Modes (Resolution) Polarity(H/V) Remarks frequency(kHz) frequency(Hz) 640 x 480 31.469 59.94 800 x 600 37.879 60.317 1024 x 768 48.363 1280 x 1024 63.981 60.02 1680 x 1050 65.29 59.954 1920 x 1080 67.50 Recommend Mode HDMI TIMInG Display Modes (Resolution) Horizontal frequency(kHz) Vertical frequency(Hz) Remarks 480P...
  • Page 28: Proper Posture

    PRoPeR PosTURe PRoPeR PosTURe Proper posture for using the Monitor. Adjust the Monitor Adjust the location of and your posture the Monitor to avoid it to allow you to reflecting light. view images at the optimal viewing angle. Place your hands gently on the keyboard, keeping your arms bent at the elbows and horizontally outright.
  • Page 32 This device meets the EMC requirements for home appliances (Class B) and is intended for home usage. This device can be used in all regions. Read the owner's manual carefully and keep it at hand. Please note that the label attached to the product provides information for technical support.