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LG 32MN500M Owner's Manual

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(LED Monitor*)
* LG LED Monitor applies LCD screen with LED backlights.
Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and
retain it for future reference.
Copyright © 2018 LG Electronics Inc. All Rights Reserved.



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  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL LED LCD MONITOR (LED Monitor*) * LG LED Monitor applies LCD screen with LED backlights. Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. 32MN500M 32MN50W 32MN60T Copyright © 2018 LG Electronics Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS LICENSE Each model has different licenses. Visit for more information on the license. LICENSE ............2 OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE NOTICE The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, INFORMATION ..........3 and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing Administrator, Inc.
  • Page 3: Open Source Software Notice

    Supported Drivers and Software LG Electronics will also provide open source code to you on CD-ROM for a charge covering the cost of performing such distribution (such as the cost of media, shipping, and handling) upon email request to
  • Page 4 Product and Button Description Moving and Lifting the Monitor When moving or lifting the monitor, follow these instructions to prevent the monitor from being scratched or damaged and to ensure safe transportation, regardless of its shape or size. • Place the monitor in the original box or packing material before attempting to move it. •...
  • Page 5 Installing on a Table Adjusting the Angle • Lift the monitor and place it on the table in an upright position. Place the monitor at least 100 mm (3.94 Place the monitor mounted on the stand base in an upright position. inches) away from the wall to ensure sufficient ventilation.
  • Page 6 Using the Kensington Lock Installing the Wall Mount Plate The connector for the Kensington security system is located at the bottom of the monitor. This monitor meets the specifications for the wall mount plate or other compatible devices. For more information on installation and usage, refer to the Kensington lock owner’ s manual or visit the website NOTE at
  • Page 7 Wall Mount Plate NOTE • A non-VESA standard screw may damage the product and cause the monitor to fall. LG Electronics is not liable Back of the Monitor for any accidents relating to the use of non-standard screws. •...
  • Page 8: Using The Monitor

    USING THE MONITOR D-SUB connection Transmits analog video from your PC to the Monitor set. Connect the PC and the Monitor set with the supplied D-sub 15 pin signal cable as shown in the following illustrations. • Illustrations in this manual may differ from the actual product. Press the joystick button, go to Settings Input, and then select the input option.
  • Page 9 Connecting AV Devices HDMI Connection HDMI transmits digital video and audio signals from your AV device to the monitor. NOTE • Using a DVI to HDMI / DP (DisplayPort) to HDMI cable may cause compatibility issues. • Use a certified cable with the HDMI logo attached. If you do not use a certified HDMI cable, the screen may not display or a connection error may occur.
  • Page 10: User Settings

    USER SETTINGS NOTE • Your monitor’ s OSD (On Screen Display) may differ slightly from that shown in this manual. 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.
  • Page 11 Main Menu Features Main Menu Description Input Sets input mode. Power Off Power Off Turns off the monitor. Settings Configures the screen settings. Exit Input Settings Picture Mode Sets the picture mode. Exit Exits the main menu. Auto Configuration Operate the Auto Configuration for optimal display in D-SUB. Picture Mode (for HDMI only) Power Off...
  • Page 12 Menu Settings To view the OSD menu, press the joystick button at the bottom of the monitor and then enter the Settings. Move the joystick up/down and left/right to set the options. To return to the upper menu or set other menu items, move the joystick to or pressing ( ) it.
  • Page 13 Customizing settings Settings > Quick Settings Description Brightness Adjusts the contrast and brightness of the screen. Contrast Adjusts the volume.(for HDMI only) Volume NOTE • You can adjust Mute / Unmute by moving the joystick button to in the Volume menu. Settings >...
  • Page 14 Customizing settings Settings > Picture Description Custom Allows the user to adjust each element. The color mode of the main menu can be adjusted. Reader Optimizes the screen for viewing documents. You can brighten the screen in the OSD menu. Photo Optimizes the screen to view photos.
  • Page 15 Sets a response time for displayed pictures based on the speed of the screen. For a normal environment, it is recommended that you use Fast. For a fast-moving picture, it is recommended that you use Faster. Setting to Faster may cause image sticking. Response Time Faster Sets the response time to faster.
  • Page 16 Gamma Mode 1, Mode 2,Mode 3 The higher the gamma value, the darker the image becomes. Likewise, the lower the gamma value, the lighter the image becomes. Mode 4 If you do not need to adjust the gamma settings, select Mode 4. Color Temp Selects the factory default picture color.
  • Page 17 Customizing settings Settings > General Description Language To choose the language in which the control names are displayed. High Saves energy using the high-efficiency SMART Energy Saving feature. SMART ENERGY SAVING Saves energy using the low-efficiency SMART Energy Saving feature. Disables the SMART Energy Saving feature.
  • Page 18: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Nothing is displayed on the screen. • Is the monitor's power cord plugged in? Check if the power cord is correctly plugged into the power outlet. • Is the No Signal message being displayed? This is displayed when the signal cable between the PC and the monitor is missing or disconnected. Check the cable and reconnect it. •...
  • Page 19 Do you see an "Unrecognized monitor, Plug and Play (VESA DDC) monitor found" message? • Have you installed the display driver? Be sure to install the display driver from our web site: • Make sure to check if the graphics card supports Plug and Play function.
  • Page 20: Product Specification

    PRODUCT SPECIFICATION Color Depth 8-bit / 10-bit color is supported. 1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz (D-Sub) Max Resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 75 Hz (HDMI) Resolution Recommended Resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz Power Rating 19 V 1.3 A On mode: 25 W Typ.
  • Page 21 0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F) Operating Conditions Temperature Less than 80 % Humidity Environmental Conditions -20 °C to 60 °C (-4 °F to 140 °F) Storing Conditions Temperature Less than 85 % Humidity Monitor Size (Width x Height x Depth) 729.4 x 513.3 x 209.3 (mm) With Stand Dimensions...
  • Page 22 Factory Support Mode (Preset Mode, PC) D-SUB / HDMI Preset Mode Horizontal Frequency (kHz) Vertical Frequency (Hz) Polarity (H/V) Remarks 640 x 480 31.469 59.94 640 x 480 37.5 800 x 600 37.879 60.317 800 x 600 46.875 1024 x 768 48.363 1024 x 768 60.023...
  • Page 23 HDMI Timing (Video) Factory Support Mode Horizontal Frequency (kHz) Vertical Frequency (Hz) Remarks (Preset Mode) 480p 31.5 576p 31.25 720p 37.5 720p 1080p 56.25 1080p 67.5 Recommend Mode...
  • Page 24 Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity Trade Name Responsible Party LG Electronics USA, Inc. Address 1000 Sylvan Ave Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Telephone (201)266-2215 The model and serial number of the product are located on the back and on one side of the product. Record them below in case you ever need service.

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