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  • Page 1 SyncMaster 152B/152T...
  • Page 2 Index Main Page Safety Instructions Notational Power Installation Cleaning Other Introduction Unpacking Front Rear Setup Connecting Your Monitor Installing the Monitor Driver — Automatic — Manual User’s Manual On-Screen Display Troubleshooting Check List Q & A Self-Test Feature Check Specifications General Specifications PowerSaver Preset Display Modes...
  • Page 3: Safety Instructions

    Safety Instructions Notational Warning/Caution Failure to follow directions noted by this symbol could result in bodily harm or damage to equipment. Notation Conventions Prohibited Do not disassemble Do not touch User’s Manual Important to read and understand at all times Disconnect the plug from the outlet Grounding to prevent an electric shock...
  • Page 4 Safety Instructions Power When not used for extended periods of time, set your PC to DPMS. If using a screen saver, set it to the active screen mode. • Do not use a damaged or loose plug. • This may cause an electric shock or fire. •...
  • Page 5 Safety Instructions Power • Disconnect the plug from the outlet during storms or lightening or if it is not used for a long period of time. • Failure to do so may cause an electric shock or fire. • Do not connect too many extension cords or plugs to an outlet.
  • Page 6 Safety Instructions Installation • Do not cover the vents on the monitor cabinet. • Bad ventilation may cause a breakdown or fire. • Put your monitor in a location with low humidity and a minimum of dust. • An electric shock or fire could result inside the monitor. •...
  • Page 7: Installation

    User’s Manual Safety Instructions Installation • Do not place the monitor face down. • The TFT-LCD surface may be damaged.
  • Page 8 Safety Instructions Clean When cleaning the monitor case or the surface of the TFT-LCD, wipe with a slightly moistened, soft fabric. • Do not spray detergent directly on the monitor. • Use the recommended detergent with a smooth cloth. • If the connector between the plug and the pin is dusty or dirty, clean it properly with a dry cloth.
  • Page 9 Safety Instructions Other • Do not remove cover(or back). No user serviceable parts inside. • This may cause an electric shock or a fire. • Refer servicing to qualified service personnel. • If your monitor does not operate normally - in particular, if there are any unusual sounds or smells coming from it - unplug it immediately and contact an authorized deal- er or service.
  • Page 10 Safety Instructions Other • Do not try to move the monitor by pulling on the wire or the signal cable. • This may cause a breakdown, electric shock or a fire due to damage to the cable. • Do not move the monitor right or left by pulling only the wire or the signal cable.
  • Page 11 Introduction (SyncMaster 152B) Unpacking Please make sure the following items are included with your monitor. If any items are missing, your dealer. Unpacking D-Sub Cable Power Cord DC-Adapter For Multimedia model (Option) Multimedia Speaker Stand Monitor (Not available in all locations) VESA Mounting Bracket Sound Cables User’s Manual...
  • Page 12 Introduction (SyncMaster 152T) Unpacking Please make sure the following items are included with your monitor. If any items are missing, your dealer. Unpacking D-Sub Cable DVI Cable (Option) Power Cord DC-Adapter For Multimedia model (Option) Multimedia Speaker Stand Monitor User's Guide and Driver VESA Mounting Bracket SOG cable KIT(Option) User’s Manual...
  • Page 13 Introduction (SyncMaster 152B) Front 1. Auto button 2. Exit button 3. Adjust buttons 4. Menu button 5. Power button 6. Power indicator Note: See PowerSaver functions. For energy conservation, turn your monitor OFF when it is not needed, or when leaving it unattended for long periods.
  • Page 14 Introduction (SyncMaster 152T) Front 1. Auto button 2. Exit button Source button 3. Adjust buttons 4. Menu button 5. Power button 6. Power indicator This light glows green during normal operation, and blinks green once as the Note: See PowerSaver For energy conservation, turn your monitor OFF when it is not needed, or when leaving it unattended for long periods.
  • Page 15 Introduction (SyncMaster 152B) Rear (The configuration at the back of the monitor may vary from product to product.) 1. Power port 2. Signal port Note: See Connecting Your Monitor Connect the power cord for your monitor to the power port on the back of the monitor.
  • Page 16 Introduction (SyncMaster 152T) Rear (The configuration at the back of the monitor may vary from product to product.) 1. Power port 2. Signal port 3. DVI port Note: See Connecting Your Monitor Connect the power cord for your monitor to the power port on the back of the monitor.
  • Page 17 Setup (SyncMaster 152B) Connecting Your Monitor Setup-General 1. Connect the DC Adapter for your monitor to the power port on the back of the monitor. Plug the power cord for the monitor into a nearby outlet. 2. Connect the signal cable to the 15-pin, D-sub connector on the back of your monitor. 3.
  • Page 18 Setup (SyncMaster 152T) Connecting Your Monitor Setup-General 1. Connect the DC Adapter for your monitor to the power port on the back of the monitor. Plug the power cord for the monitor into a nearby outlet. 2. Connect the signal cable to the 15-pin, D-sub connector on the back of your monitor. 3.
  • Page 19 User’s Manual Setup (SyncMaster 152T/152B) Connecting Your Monitor Setup-For Multimedia model 1. PC sound connection terminal (Input) 2. Headphone connection terminal (Output) 3. Volume 4. To listen in privacy,connect headphones here. 5. Connect a sound cable from the input source (sound card,computer,CD-ROM drive).
  • Page 20 Setup (SyncMaster 152T/152B) Attaching a base (Option) Attaching a base NOTE: This monitor accepts a 75mm x 75mm VESA-compliant mounting interface pad. Squeeze the folded monitor stand into the VESA mounting bracket. Then fasten it using the four supplied nuts with the monitor, mounting pad and VESA mounting bracket aligned. 1.
  • Page 21 5. Monitor driver installation is completed. Windows XP/2000 1. Insert CD into the CD-ROM drive. 2. Click "Windows XP/2000 Driver". 3. Choose your monitor model in the model list, then click the "OK" button. http://www.samsung-monitor.com/ http://www.samsungusa.com/monitor http://www.sec.co.kr/ (Korea) http://www.samsungmonitor.com.cn/ User’s Manual...
  • Page 22 5. If you can see following "Message" window, then click the "Continue Anyway" button. Then click "OK" button. 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 http://www.samsung-monitor.com/. 6. Monitor driver installation is completed.
  • Page 23 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. http://www.samsung-monitor.com/ (Worldwide) http://www.samsungusa.com/monitor http://www.sec.co.kr/...
  • Page 24 Setup 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"...
  • Page 25 Setup 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 http://www.samsung-monitor.com/. 9. Click the "Close" button then click "OK" button continually. 10. Monitor driver installation is completed.
  • Page 26 Setup ® Microsoft Windows 1. Click "Start" , "Setting" , "Control Panel". 2. Double click "Display" icon. 3. Select the "Settings" tab and click "Advanced Properties" button. 4. Select the "Monitor" tab. 5. Click the "Change" button in the "Monitor Type" area. 6.
  • Page 27: On-Screen Display

    User’s Manual On-Screen Display...
  • Page 28 On-Screen Display SyncMaster 152B Menu How to adjust Brightness Adjust the Brightness. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the Menu ( ) button to open the Brightness adjustment screen. 3. Use the + button to increase the brightness or - button to decrease the brightness.
  • Page 29: Image Lock

    On-Screen Display Menu Image Lock How to adjust Fine Image Lock is used to fine tune and get the best image by removing noises that creates unstable images with jitters and shimmers. If satisfactory results are not obtained using the Fine adjustment, use the Coarse adjustment and then use Fine again.
  • Page 30 On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust H-Position Follow these instructions to change the horizontal position of the monitor's entire display. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the H-Position screen is displayed. 3.
  • Page 31: Geometry Reset

    On-Screen Display Menu Reset How to adjust Geometry Reset Geometry parameters are replaced with the factory default values. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the Reset screen is displayed. 3. Push the Menu ( ) button twice to open the Geometry Reset adjustment screen.
  • Page 32: Color Temperature

    On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust Color Temperature Color temperature is a measure of the "warmth"of the image colors. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the Color Temperature screen is displayed. 3.
  • Page 33 On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust Language Follow these steps to change the language used in the menu. You can choose one of seven languages. English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Swedish, Russian. Note : The language chosen affects only the language of the OSD.
  • Page 34: Menu Position

    On-Screen Display Menu Menu Position How to adjust H-Position You can change the horizontal position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the H-Menu Position screen is displayed.
  • Page 35: Menu Display Time

    On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust Menu Display Time The menu will automatically turn off if no adjustments are made for a certain time period. You can set the amount of time the menu will wait before it turns off. 1.
  • Page 36: Auto Adjustment

    On-Screen Display Menu To make the automatic adjustment function sharper, execute the 'AUTO' function while the AUTO PATTERN is on. How to adjust Auto Adjustment Auto adjustment allows the monitor to self-adjust to the incoming video signal. The values of fine, coarse and position are adjusted automatically.
  • Page 37 On-Screen Display SyncMaster 152T Menu How to adjust Brightness Adjust the Brightness. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the Menu ( ) button to open the Brightness adjustment screen. 3. Use the + button to increase the brightness or - button to decrease the brightness.
  • Page 38 On-Screen Display Menu Image Lock Note: Not Available This function doesn't work in Digital input. How to adjust Fine Image Lock is used to fine tune and get the best image by removing noises that creates unstable images with jitters and shimmers. If satisfactory results are not obtained using the Fine adjustment, use the Coarse adjustment and then use Fine again.
  • Page 39 On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust H-Position Follow these instructions to change the horizontal position of the monitor's entire display. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the H-Position screen is displayed. 3.
  • Page 40 On-Screen Display Menu Reset Note: Not Available This function doesn't work in Digital input. How to adjust Geometry Reset Geometry parameters are replaced with the factory default values. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the Reset screen is displayed.
  • Page 41 On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust Color Temperature Color temperature is a measure of the "warmth"of the image colors. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the Color Temperature screen is displayed. 3.
  • Page 42 On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust Language Follow these steps to change the language used in the menu. Note : The language chosen affects only the language of the OSD. It has no effect on any software running on the computer. 1.
  • Page 43 On-Screen Display Menu Menu Position How to adjust H-Position You can change the horizontal position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the H-Menu Position screen is displayed.
  • Page 44 On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust Menu Display Time The menu will automatically turn off if no adjustments are made for a certain time period. You can set the amount of time the menu will wait before it turns off. 1.
  • Page 45 On-Screen Display Menu To make the automatic adjustment function sharper, execute the 'AUTO' function while the AUTO PATTERN is on. How to adjust Auto Adjustment Auto adjustment allows the monitor to self-adjust to the incoming video signal. The values of fine, coarse and position are adjusted automatically.
  • Page 46: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Check List Before calling for service, 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 warranty card, the phone number on the Information section or contact your dealer.
  • Page 47: Video Card

    Troubleshooting Check List Symptom The screen shows strange colors or just black and white. The screen suddenly has become unbalanced. The screen is out of focus or OSD cannot be adjusted. LED is blinking but no images on the screen. There are only 16 colors shown on the screen.
  • Page 48: Check The Following Items If There Is Trouble With The Monitor

    Troubleshooting Check List Check the following items if there is trouble with the monitor. 1. Check if the power cord and the cable are properly connected to the computer. 2. Check if the computer beeps more than 3 times when booting. (If it does, request an after-service for the main board of the computer.) 3.
  • Page 49 Troubleshooting Q&A Question How can I change the frequency? How can I adjust the resolution? How can I set the Power Saving function? How can I clean the outer case/LCD Panel? Answer Frequency can be changed by reconfiguring the video card. Note that video card support can vary, depending on the version of the driver used.
  • Page 50: Self-Test Feature Check

    Troubleshooting Self-Test Feature Check Your monitor provides a self test feature that allows you to check whether your monitor is 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.
  • Page 51: Werning Messages

    Troubleshooting Self-Test Feature Check Werning 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.
  • Page 52: Specifications

    Specifications (SyncMaster 152B) General General Model Name SyncMaster 152B LCD Panel Size 15.0 inch diagonal Display area 304.1 (H) x 228.1 (V) Pixel Pitch 0.297 (H) x 0.297 (V) Type a-si TFT active matrix Viewing Angle 80/80/70/80(L/R/T/B) Synchronization Horizontal 30 ~ 61 kHz Vertical 56 ~ 75 Hz Display Color...
  • Page 53 Specifications (SyncMaster 152B) General Environmental considerations Operating Temperature: 50°F ~ 104°F(10°C ~ 40°C) Humidity: 10% ~ 80%, non-condensing Storage Temperature: -4°F ~113°F (-20°C ~ 45°C) Humidity: 5% ~ 95%, non-condensing Plug and Play Capability This monitor can be installed on any Plug & Play compatible system. Interaction of the monitor and computer systems will provide the best operating conditions and monitor settings.
  • Page 54 Specifications General General Model Name SyncMaster 152T LCD Panel Size 15.0 inch diagonal Display area 304.1 (H) x 228.1 (V) Pixel Pitch 0.297 (H) x 0.297 (V) Type a-si TFT active matrix Viewing Angle 80/80/70/80(L/R/T/B) Synchronization Horizontal 30 ~ 61 kHz Vertical 56 ~ 75 Hz Display Color...
  • Page 55 Specifications (SyncMaster 152T) General Environmental considerations Operating Temperature: 50°F ~ 104°F(10°C ~ 40°C) Humidity: 10% ~ 80%, non-condensing Storage Temperature: -4°F ~113°F (-20°C ~ 45°C) Humidity: 5% Humidity: 5% ~ 95% non-condensing Plug and Play Capability This monitor can be installed on any Plug & Play compatible system. Interaction of the monitor and computer systems will provide the best operating conditions and monitor settings.
  • Page 56 Consumption This monitor is EPA ENERGY STAR¢Ácompliant and ENERGY2000 compliant when used with a computer equipped with VESA DPMS functionality. As an ENERGY STAR¢ÁPartner, SAMSUNG has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR¢Águidelines for energy efficiency. Power saving mode...
  • Page 57 Specifications (SyncMaster 152B/152T) 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. 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. Table 1.
  • Page 58 20063 Cernusco s/Naviglio (MI) Servizio Clienti: 199.153.153 http://www.samsung-italia.com/ United Kingdom : Samsung Electronics (UK) Ltd. Samsung House, 225 Hook Rise South Surbiton, Surrey KT6 7LD Tel. : (0208) 391 0168 Fax. : (0208) 397 9949 < European Service Center & National Service >...
  • Page 59 Samsung Electronics AB Box 713 S-194 27 UPPLANDS VÄSBY SVERIGE Besöksadress : Johanneslundsvägen 4 Samsung support Sverige: 020-46 46 46 Samsung support Danmark : 8088-4646 Samsung support Norge: 8001-1800 Samsung support Finland: 0800-118001 Tel +46 8 590 966 00 Fax +46 8 590 966 50 http://www.samsung.se/...
  • Page 60 Information Terms • Dot Pitch The image on a monitor is composed of red, green and blue dots. The closer the dots, the higher the resolution. The distance between two dots of the same color is called the 'Dot Pitch'. Unit: mm •...
  • Page 61 Communications Commission. It is available from the U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402, Stock Number 004-000-00345-4. The party responsible for product compliance: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD America QA Lab of Samsung 3351 Michelson Drive, Suite #290, Irvine, CA92612 USA Tel) 949-975-7310...
  • Page 62 Information Regulatory • IC Compliance Notice This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations of ICES-003. Cet appareil Numérique de classe Brespecte toutes les exigences du Règlemont NMB-03 sur les équipements produisant des interférences au Canada. •...
  • Page 63: What Does Labelling Involve

    User’s Manual Information Regulatory • TCO'95-Ecological requirements for personal computers (TCO applied model only) AB general requirements AB2 Written Eco-document acompanying the products Congratulations! You have just purchased a TCO'95 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 to the further development of environmentally-adapted electronic products.
  • Page 64: Environmental Requirements

    Information Regulatory What does labelling involve?(continue) TCO Development Unit 1996-11-29 On the page this folder you will find a brief summary of the environmental requirements met by this product. The complere environmental criteria document may be ordered from: TCO Development Unit S-11494 Stockholm Sweden Fax: +46 8 782 92 07...
  • Page 65 User’s Manual Information Regulatory • TCO'99-Ecological requirements for personal computers (TCO applied model only) 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.
  • Page 66: Tco Development

    User’s Manual Information Regulatory TCO Development SE-114 94 Stockholm, Sweden Fax: +46 8 782 92 07 Email (Internet): development@tco.se Current information regarding TCO'99 approved and labelled products may also be obtained via the Internet, using the address: http://www.tco-info.com/ Environmental requirements Flame retardants Flame retardants are present in printed circuit boards, cables, wires, casings and housings.
  • Page 67: Natural Color

    The Natural Color S/W is the very solution for this problem. It is a color administration system developed by 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.
  • Page 68: For Better Display

    Information For Better Display Adjust computer resolution and screen injection rate (refresh rate) in control panel of computer as described below to enjoy the best quality of picture. You can have an uneven quality of picture in the screen if the best quality of picture is not provided in TFT-LCD.
  • Page 69 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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