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Package Contents Your monitor ships with all the components shown below. Ensure that you have received all the components and Contact Dell if anything is missing. NOTE: Some items may be optional and may not ship with your monitor. Some features or media may not be available in certain countries.
• Quick Start Guide • Safety and Regulatory Information Product Features The Dell E2318H / E2318HN / E2318HX / E2318HR flat-panel display has an active matrix, Thin-Film Transistor, Liquid Crystal Display, and LED backlight. The monitor’s features include: • E2318H / E2318HN / E2318HX / E2318HR: 58.42 cm (23.0 inches) diagonal viewable image size, 1920 x 1080 resolution, plus full-screen support for lower resolutions.
Secures monitor with security lock (security lock not included). Barcode serial number label Refer to this label if you need to contact Dell for technical support. Cable management slot Use to organize cables by placing them through the slot. About Your Monitor...
To connect your computer to the monitor using a DP cable. VGA connector To connect your computer to the monitor using a VGA cable. Dell soundbar To attach the optional Dell Soundbar. mounting slots E2318HN / E2318HX / E2318HR: About Your Monitor...
VGA cable. Dell soundbar To attach the optional Dell Soundbar. mounting slots Monitor Specifications Flat-Panel Specifications Model number E2318H / E2318HN / E2318HX / E2318HR Screen type Active matrix - TFT LCD Panel Technology In-Plane Switching Technology Viewable image Diagonal 584.2 mm (23.0 inches)
Dell Display Manager Compatibility Security Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately) * E2318H / E2318HN / E2318HX / E2318HR color gamut (typical) is based on CIE1976 (85 %) and CIE1931 (72 %) test standards. Resolution Specifications Model number E2318H / E2318HN / E2318HX / E2318HR Scan range •...
Preset Display Modes The following table lists the preset modes for which Dell guarantees image size and centering: Horizontal Vertical Sync polarity Pixel clock Display mode frequency frequency (Horizontal/ (MHz) (kHz) (Hz) Vertical) VESA, 720 x 400 31.5 70.1 28.3 VESA, 640 x 480 31.5...
Electrical Specifications Model number E2318H E2318HN / E2318HX / E2318HR Video input signals • Analog RGB: 0.7 Volts • Analog RGB: 0.7 Volts ± 5 %, 75 ohm input ± 5 %, 75 ohm input impedance impedance • DisplayPort, 600mV for •...
Physical Characteristics The following table lists the monitor’s physical characteristics: Model Number E2318H E2318HN / E2318HX / E2318HR Signal cable type • Analog: D-Sub, 15 pins • Analog: D-Sub, 15 pins • Digital: DisplayPort, 20 • Digital: HDMI, 19 pins...
Environmental Characteristics The following table lists the environmental conditions for your monitor: Model Number E2318H /E2318HN / E2318HX / E2318HR Compliant Standards • ENERGY STAR certified Monitor • RoHS-compliant • TCO-Certified Displays • PVC/BFR/CFR-reduced • Arsenic-Free glass and Mercury-Free for the panel only Temperature •...
Pin Assignments VGA connector Pin Number Monitor Side of the 15-pin Side Signal Cable Video-Red Video-Green Video-Blue Self-test GND-R GND-G GND-B DDC +5 V GND-sync DDC data H-sync V-sync DDC clock About Your Monitor...
DisplayPort Connector (E2318H) Pin Number 20-pin Side of the Connected Signal Cable ML0(p) ML0(n) ML1(p) ML1(n) ML2(p) ML2(n) ML3(p) ML3(n) AUX(p) AUX(n) DP_PWR_Return +3.3 V DP_PWR About Your Monitor...
HDMI connector (E2318HN / E2318HX / E2318HR) Pin Number 19-pin Side of the Connected Signal Cable TMDS DATA 2+ TMDS DATA 2 SHIELD TMDS DATA 2- TMDS DATA 1+ TMDS DATA 1 SHIELD TMDS DATA 1- TMDS DATA 0+ TMDS DATA 0 SHIELD TMDS DATA 0- TMDS CLOCK TMDS CLOCK SHIELD...
In almost every case, these fixed pixels are hard to see and do not detract from display quality or usability. A display with 1 to 5 fixed pixels is considered normal and within competitive standards. For more information, see Dell Support site at: http://www.dell.com/support/monitors.
Setting Up the Monitor Attaching the Stand NOTE: The stand base is detached when the monitor is shipped from the factory. 1 . Assemble the stand riser to stand base. a . Place the monitor stand base on a stable table top. b .
1 . Turn off your computer and disconnect the power cable. 2 . Connect the black VGA, DisplayPort or HDMI cable to the corresponding video port on the back of your computer. Connecting VGA Cable Connecting DP cable (for E2318H) Setting Up the Monitor...
Connecting HDMI cable (for E2318HN / E2318HX / E2318HR) NOTE: The graphics are used for the purpose of illustration only. Appearance on the computer may vary. Organizing Your Cables After attaching all necessary cables to your monitor and computer, (See Connecting Your Monitor for cable attachment), organize all cables as shown above.
Removing the Monitor Stand NOTE: This is applicable for a monitor with a stand. When any other stand is bought, please refer to the respective stand setup guide for the removal instructions. 1 . Remove the VESA Cover. a . Place the monitor panel on a soft cloth or cushion. b .
Wall Mounting (Optional) (Screw dimension: M4 x 10 mm). Refer to the instructions that come with the VESA- compatible base mounting kit. 1 . Place the monitor panel on a soft cloth or cushion on a stable flat table. 2 . Remove the stand. 3 .
Operating the Monitor Power On the Monitor Press the button to turn on the monitor. Using the Front-Panel Controls Use the keys on the front of the monitor to adjust the image settings. Front-Panel Keys Description Use the Preset modes key to choose from a list of preset color modes.
Front-Panel Keys Front-Panel Keys Description Use the Up key to adjust (increase ranges) items in the OSD menu. Use the Down key to adjust (decrease ranges) items in the OSD menu. Down Use the OK key to confirm your selection. Use the Back key to go back to the previous menu.
Main Menu NOTE: Auto Adjust is only available when you use the analog (VGA) connector. 2 . Press the buttons to toggle between options in the Menu. As you move from one icon to another, the option name is highlighted. 3 .
The table below provides a list of all the OSD menu options and their functions. Icon Menu and Description submenus Energy Use This meter shows the energy level being consumed by the monitor in real time. Brightness/ Use the Brightness and Contrast menu to adjust the Brightness/ Contrast Contrast.
Auto Adjust Use this key to activate automatic setup and adjust menu. The following dialog appears on a black screen as the monitor self-adjusts to the current input: Auto Adjustment allows the monitor to self-adjust to the incoming video signal. After using Auto Adjustment, you can further tune your monitor by using the Pixel Clock (Coarse) and Phase (Fine) controls under Display.
Select VGA input when you are using the analog (VGA) connector. Push to select the VGA input source. DP (E2318H) Select DP input when you are using the DP connector. Push to select the DP input source. HDMI Select HDMI input when you are using the HDMI connector.
Color Use the Color menu to adjust the monitor's color settings. Operating the Monitor...
Preset Modes Allows you to choose from a list of preset color modes. • Standard: Loads the monitor's default color settings. This is the default preset mode. ComfortView: Decreases the level of blue light emitted • from the screen to make viewing more comfortable for your eyes.
Input Color Allows you to set the video input mode to: Format • RGB: Select this option if your monitor is connected to a computer or DVD player using the DP adapter. • YPbPr: Select this option if your DVD player supports only YPbPr output.
Energy Power Button Allows you to set the power LED indicator On or Off in On Mode to save energy.(E2318H) Allows you to set the power LED indicator On or Off during active to save energy.(E2318HN/E2318HX/E2318HR) Reset Energy Select this option to restore default Energy settings.
Menu Select this option to adjust the settings of the OSD such as, the languages of the OSD, the amount of time the menu remains on screen, and so on. Language Allows you to set the OSD display to one of eight languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, or Japanese.
Personalize User can select from “Preset Modes”, “Brightness/Contrast”, “Auto Adjust”, “Input Source”, “Aspect Ratio” and set as shortcut key. Reset Allows you to restore shortcut key to the default setting. Personalization Others Select this option to adjust the OSD settings, such as the DDC/ CI, LCD Conditioning, and so on.
DDC/CI DDC/CI (Display Data Channel/Command Interface) allows a software on your computer to adjust the monitor display settings like the brightness, color balance etc. Enable (Default): Optimizes the performance of your monitor and provides a better customer experience. Disable: Disables the DDC/CI option and the following message appears on the screen.
OSD Messages When the monitor does not support a particular resolution mode you will see the following message: This means that the monitor cannot synchronize with the signal that it is receiving from the computer. See Monitor Specifications for the horizontal and vertical frequency ranges addressable by this monitor.
When the monitor enters the Standby mode, the following message appears: Activate the computer and wake up the monitor to gain access to the OSD. If you press any button other than the power button, the following messages will appear depending on the selected input: If VGA, DP or HDMI cable is not connected, a floating dialog box appears.
See Solving Problems for more information. Operating the Monitor...
Please choose the scenario below that best describes the computer system you are using, and follow the provided 1: If you have a Dell desktop or a Dell portable computer with Internet access 2:If you have a non Dell desktop, portable computer, or graphics card...
If you have a Dell desktop or a Dell portable computer with Internet access 1 . Go to https://www.dell.com/support, enter your service tag, and download the latest driver for your graphics. 2 . After installing the drivers for your graphics adapter, attempt to set the resolution to 1920 x 1080 again.
Using the Tilt Tilt With the stand assembly, you can tilt the monitor for the most comfortable viewing angle. NOTE: The stand base is detached when the monitor is shipped from the factory. Operating the Monitor...
Troubleshooting WARNING: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the Safety Instructions Self-Test Your monitor provides a self-test feature that allows you to check whether your monitor is functioning properly. If your monitor and computer are properly connected but the monitor screen remains dark, run the monitor self-test by performing the following steps: 1 .
Built-in Diagnostics Your monitor has a built-in diagnostic tool that helps you determine if the screen abnormality you are experiencing is an inherent problem with your monitor, or with your computer and video card. NOTE: You can run the built-in diagnostics only when the video cable is unplugged and the monitor is in self-test mode.
Common Problems The following table provides general information about common monitor problems you might encounter and the possible solutions. Common symptoms What You Possible Solutions Experience No video/Power LED No picture • Ensure that the video cable connecting the monitor and the computer is properly connected and secure.
LCD screen has spots • Cycle power on-off. • Pixel that is permanently off is a natural defect that can occur in LCD technology. For more information about Dell Monitor Quality and Pixel Policy, see Dell Support site at: https://www.dell.com/support/ monitors.
• Restart the computer in the safe mode. Safety-related issues Visible signs of smoke • Do not perform any troubleshooting or sparks steps. • Contact Dell immediately. Intermittent problems Monitor malfunctions • Ensure that the video cable on & off connecting the monitor to the computer is connected properly and is secure.
Product-Specific Problems Specific Symptoms What You Possible Solutions Experience Screen image is too Image is centered on • Check the Aspect Ratio setting in the small screen, but does not Display OSD. fill entire viewing area • Reset the monitor to Factory Settings. Cannot adjust the OSD does not appear •...
Dell Soundbar Problems Common Symptoms What You Possible Solutions Experience No sound for system No power to • Turn the Power/Volume knob on the where the Soundbar Soundbar - the power Soundbar clockwise to the middle draws power from an indicator is off position;...
Distorted sound Computer’s sound • Clear any obstructions between the card is used as the Soundbar and the user. audio source • Confirm that the audio line-in plug is completely inserted into the jack of the sound card. • Set all Windows volume controls to their midpoints.
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