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Sony SDM-S74 Operating Instructions (primary manual) Operating Instructions Manual

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  • Page 1 TFT LCD Color Computer Display SDM-S74 SDM-S94 © 2004 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 Para prevenir cualquier mal funcionamiento y evitar daños, por favor, lea detalladamente este manual de instrucciones antes de conectar y operar este equipo. If you have any questions about this product, you may call; Sony Customer Information Services Center 1-800-222-7669 or Declaration of Conformity Trade Name...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Precautions..........4 Identifying parts and controls .
  • Page 4: Precautions

    Precautions Warning on power connections • Use the supplied power cord. If you use a different power cord, be sure that it is compatible with your local power supply. For the customers in the U.S.A. If you do not use the appropriate cord, this monitor will not conform to mandatory FCC standards.
  • Page 5: Identifying Parts And Controls

    Identifying parts and controls See the pages in parentheses for further details. The illustrations of the monitor in this page are the SDM-S74. Front of the LCD display Side view of the LCD display MAIN POWER 1 1 (Power) switch and 1 (power) indicator (pages 9, 16, 21) This switch turns the monitor on when the 1 (power) indicator is red.
  • Page 6: Setup

    SDM-S74 SDM-S94 7 AC IN connector (page 7) This connector connects the power cord (supplied). 8 DVI-D input connector (digital RGB) (page 7) This connector inputs digital RGB video signals that comply with DVI Rev.1.0. 9 HD15 input connector (analog RGB) (page 7) This connector inputs analog RGB video signals (0.700 Vp-p, positive) and sync signals.
  • Page 7: Setup 2: Connect The Power Cord

    Connect a computer equipped with a DVI output connector (digital RGB) Using the supplied DVI-D video signal cable (digital RGB), connect the computer to the monitor’s DVI-D input connector (digital RGB). to the DVI-D input connector (digital RGB) to the computer’s DVI output connector (digital RGB) DVI-D video signal cable (digital RGB)
  • Page 8: Setup 3: Secure The Cords And Close The

    SDM-S94 to AC IN to a power outlet power cord (supplied) Setup 3: Secure the cords and close the back cover Remove the stand cover. Gather the power cord and video signal cables using the cable holder on the cabinet (SDM-S74). Secure the video signal cables using the cable holder on the cabinet (SDM-S94).
  • Page 9: Setup 4: Turn On The Monitor And Computer

    Setup 4: Turn on the monitor and computer Press the MAIN POWER switch located on the right side of the monitor in the direction of the [, if it is not already pressed. Make sure the 1 (power) indicator is lit in red. MAIN POWER Note The monitor is factory shipped with the MAIN POWER switch set to on...
  • Page 10: Setup 5: Adjusting The Tilt

    Setup 5: Adjusting the tilt This display can be adjusted within the angles shown below. Hold both sides of the LCD panel, then adjust screen angles. SDM-S94 only approx. 175° approx. 175° To use the monitor comfortably Adjust the viewing angle of your monitor according to the height of your desk and chair, so that light is not reflected from the screen to your eyes.
  • Page 11: Customizing Your Monitor

    Customizing Your Monitor Before making adjustments Connect the monitor and the computer, and turn them on. For the best results, wait for at least 30 minutes before making any adjustments after monitor is connected to the computer and turned on. You can make numerous adjustments to your monitor using the on-screen menu.
  • Page 12: Adjusting The Backlight (backlight)

    x Using the MENU, m/M, and OK buttons Display the main menu. Press the MENU button to display the main menu on your screen. MENU Select the menu you want to adjust. Press the m/M buttons to display the desired menu. Press the OK button to select the menu item.
  • Page 13: Adjusting The Picture's Sharpness And Centering (screen) (analog Rgb Signal Only)

    Adjusting the picture’s sharpness and centering (SCREEN) (analog RGB signal only) Note When receiving digital RGB signals from the DVI-D input connector, adjustment is not necessary. x Automatic picture quality adjustment function When the monitor receives an input signal, it automatically adjusts the picture’s position and sharpness (phase/pitch), and ensures that a clear picture appears on the screen (page 17).
  • Page 14: Adjusting The Color Temperature (color)

    Press the OK button. Return to the SCREEN menu. Press the m/M buttons to select button. Return to the menu screen. x Adjust the picture’s position manually (H CENTER/V CENTER) If the picture is not in the center of the screen, adjust the picture’s centering as follows.
  • Page 15: Changing The Gamma Setting (gamma)

    Changing the gamma setting (GAMMA) You can associate the picture’s color shade on the screen with the picture’s original color shade. Press the MENU button. The main menu appears on the screen. Press the m/M buttons to select press the OK button. The GAMMA menu appears on the screen.
  • Page 16: Locking The Menus And Controls (menu Lock)

    Locking the menus and controls (MENU LOCK) Lock the control of buttons to prevent accidental adjustments or resetting. Press the MENU button. The main menu appears on the screen. Press the m/M buttons to select and press the OK button. The MENU LOCK menu appears on the screen.
  • Page 17: Reducing The Power Consumption (eco Mode)

    Reducing the power consumption (ECO mode) If you press the ECO button on the front of the monitor repeatedly, you can select the screen brightness. E C O U S E R E C O H I G H E C O M I D D L E E C O L OW Each mode appears on the screen and the screen brightness is reduced according to the mode.
  • Page 18: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before contacting technical support, refer to this section. On-screen messages If there is something wrong with the input signal, one of the following messages appears on the screen. To solve the problem, see “Trouble symptoms and remedies” on page 19. If “OUT OF RANGE”...
  • Page 19: Trouble Symptoms And Remedies

    • If you replaced an old monitor with this monitor, reconnect the old monitor and do the following. Select “SONY” from the “Manufacturers” list and select “SDM-S74” or “SDM-S94” from the “Models” list in the Windows device selection screen. If the model name of this monitor does not appear in the “Models”...
  • Page 20 Symptom Picture is fuzzy Picture is ghosting Picture is not centered or sized properly (analog RGB signal only) Picture is too small Picture is dark Wavy or elliptical pattern (moire) is visible Color is not uniform White does not look white Monitor buttons do not operate appears on the screen) The monitor turns off after a while...
  • Page 21: Self-diagnosis Function

    INFORMATION MODEL : SDM-S74 SER. NO : 1234567 MANUFACTURED : 2004-52 If any problem persists, call your authorized Sony dealer and give the following information: • Model name: SDM-S74 or SDM-S94 • Serial number • Detailed description of the problem •...
  • Page 22: Specifications

    Specifications SDM-S74 LCD panel Panel type: a-Si TFT Active Matrix Picture size: 17.0 inch Input signal format RGB operating frequency* Horizontal: 28 – 80 kHz (analog RGB) 28 – 64 kHz (digital RGB) Vertical: 48 – 75 Hz (analog RGB) 60 Hz (digital RGB) Resolution Horizontal: Max.1280 dots...
  • Page 23: Environmental Requirements

    TCO’99 Eco-document x Congratulations! You have just purchased a TCO’99 approved and labelled product! Your choice has provided you with a product developed for professional use. Your purchase has also contributed to reducing the burden on the environment and also to the further development of environmentally adapted electronics products.

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