Lenovo LI2231 User Manual

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  • Page 1 LI2231 Wide Flat Panel Monitor User’s Guide...
  • Page 2 Product numbers LI2231wA 4374-HB1 First Edition (February 2012) © Copyright Lenovo 2012. LENOVO products data computer software and services have been developed exclusively at private expense and are sold to governmental entities as commercial items as defined by 48 C.F.R. 2.101 with limited and restricted rights to use reproduction and disclosure.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety information ............iii Chapter 1.
  • Page 4: Safety Information

    If your monitor weighs more than 18 kg (39.68 lb), it is recommended that it be moved or lifted by two people. Make sure the light bar is located downside when using VESA mount setup. LI2231 Wide Flat Panel Monitor User’s Guide...
  • Page 5: Chapter 1. Getting Started

    Chapter 1. Getting started This User’s Guide contains detailed information on the your Flat Panel Monitor. For a quick overview, please see the Setup Poster that was shipped with your monitor. Shipping contents The product package should include the following items: •...
  • Page 6: Product Overview

    Product overview This section will provide information on adjusting monitor positions, setting user controls, and using the cable lock slot. Adjusting the tilt The illustration below shows the tile and swivel range of the monitor. For more information, see "Positioning your monitor"on page 2-1. Monitor controls Your monitor has controls on the front which are used to adjust the display.
  • Page 7: Cable Lock Slot

    Cable lock slot Your monitor is equipped with a cable lock slot located on the rear of your monitor (in the lower position). Chapter 1.
  • Page 8: Setting Up Your Monitor

    Setting up your monitor This section provides information on how to set up your monitor. Connecting and turning on your monitor Note: Be sure to read the Safety information located on page iii before carrying out this procedure. Power off your computer and all attached devices, and unplug the computer power cord. Connect the cables according to below icon indication.
  • Page 9 Connect the digital cable to the DVI connector of the monitor and the other end on the back of the computer. Insert the power cord into the monitor, then plug the monitor power cord and the computer cord into grounded electrical outlets. Note: A certified power supply cord has to be used with this equipment.
  • Page 10 Power on the monitor and the computer. To install the monitor driver, insert the Reference and Driver CD, click Install driver, and follow the on-screen instructions. To optimize your monitor image, press the Automatic Image Setup key. Automatic image setup requires that the monitor is warmed up for at least 15 minutes. This is not required for normal operation.
  • Page 11: Chapter 2. Adjusting And Using Your Monitor

    For more detailed information on any of these topics, visit the Healthy Computing Web site at: http://www.lenovo.com/healthycomputing/. Arranging your work area Use a work surface of appropriate height and available working area to allow you to work in comfort.
  • Page 12: Quick Tips For Healthy Work Habits

    • Use the monitor brightness, contrast controls, if equipped to optimize the image on your screen to meet your visual preferences. • Keep your monitor screen clean so you can focus on the screen’s contents. Any concentrated and sustained visual activity can be tiring for your eyes. Be sure to periodically look away from your monitor screen and focus on a far object to allow your eye muscles to relax.
  • Page 13: Adjusting Your Monitor Image

    Adjusting your monitor image This section describes the control features to adjust your monitor image. Using the direct access controls The direct access controls can be used when the On Screen Display (OSD) is not displayed. Table 2-1. Direct access controls Icon Control Description...
  • Page 14: Using The On-Screen Display (Osd) Controls

    Using the On-Screen Display (OSD) controls To adjust the settings, the user controls can be viewed through the OSD. Brightness/Contrast Brightness Contrast Exit Left Right To use the controls: Press to open the main OSD menu. to move among the icons. Select an icon and press to access that function.
  • Page 15 Table 2-2. OSD functions Controls and Controls and OSD Icon on Main Adjustments Adjustments Menu Submenu Description (Analog) (DVI) Adjusts overall brightness Same as Analog Brightness Brightness/ Adjusts difference between Contrast light and dark areas Contrast Moves the image left or right. Controls Locked - not required for Horizontal Position...
  • Page 16 Table 2-2. OSD functions Controls and Controls and OSD Icon on Main Adjustments Adjustments Menu Submenu Description (Analog) (DVI) • Selects type of scaled image. Same as Analog • Original AR: same aspect ratio with input Scaling signal. • Full Screen: expand image to full screen. Screen prioritization.
  • Page 17: Selecting A Supported Display Mode

    Selecting a supported display mode The display mode the monitor uses is controlled by the computer. Therefore, refer to your computer documentation for details on how to change display modes. The image size, position and shape might change when the display mode changes. This is normal and the image can be readjusted using automatic image setup and the image controls.
  • Page 18: Understanding Power Management

    Understanding power management Power management is invoked when the computer recognizes that you have not used your mouse or keyboard for a user-definable period. There are several states as described in the table below. For optimal performance, switch off your monitor at the end of each working day, or whenever you expect to leave it unused for long periods during the day.
  • Page 19: Caring For Your Monitor

    Caring for your monitor Be sure to turn off the power before you perform any maintenance on the monitor. Do not: • Apply water or liquid directly to your monitor. • Use solvents or abrasives. • Use flammable cleaning materials to clean your monitor or any other electrical equipment.
  • Page 20 Step 3: Remove the base from the monitor, refer to "Detaching the monitor base and stand". Step 4: Attach the mounting bracket from the VESA compatible wall mounting kit (100mm x100mm distance), VESA Mounting Screw M4 x 10 mm. VESA hole Step 5: Attach the LCD display to the wall, following the instructions in the wall- mounting kit.
  • Page 21: Chapter 3. Reference Information

    Chapter 3. Reference information This section contains monitor specifications, instructions to manually install the monitor driver, troubleshooting information, and service information. Monitor specifications Table 3-1. Monitor specifications for type-model LI2231wA Dimensions Depth 197.6 mm (7.78 in.) Height 367.1 mm (14.45 in.) Width 509.6 mm (20.06 in.) Stand...
  • Page 22 Table 3-1. Monitor specifications for type-model LI2231wA Communications VESA DDC Supported Display Modes Horizontal frequency 30 kHz - 83 kHz Vertical frequency 50 Hz - 75 Hz Native Resolution 1920 x 1080 at 60 Hz Temperature Operating 0 to 40 C (32 to 104 F) Storage -20...
  • Page 23: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If you have a problem setting up or using your monitor, you might be able to solve it yourself. Before calling your dealer or Lenovo, try the suggested actions that are appropriate to your problem. Table 3-2. Troubleshooting Problem...
  • Page 24: Manual Image Setup

    Table 3-2. Troubleshooting Problem Possible cause Suggested action Reference The power The video signal cable Be sure the video cable is "Connecting and indicator is is loose or connected with the turning on your amber, but there disconnected from the system properly.
  • Page 25: Manually Installing The Monitor Driver

    Note: On LCD monitors, unlike CRTs, a faster refresh rate does not improve display quality. Lenovo recommends using either 1920 x 1080 at a refresh rate of 60 Hz, or 640 x 480 at a refresh rate of 60 Hz.
  • Page 26: Installing The Monitor Driver In Windows Vista

    Note: On LCD monitors, unlike CRTs, a faster refresh rate does not improve display quality. Lenovo recommends using either 1920 x 1080 at a refresh rate of 60 Hz, or 640 x 480 at a refresh rate of 60 Hz.
  • Page 27: Appendix A. Service And Support

    Installation and configuration support through the Customer Support Center will be available until 90 days after the option has been withdrawn from marketing. After that time, the support is cancelled, or made available for a fee, at Lenovo’s discretion. Additional support is also available for a nominal fee.
  • Page 28 Country or Region Telephone Number Belgium 80076524(French, Dutch) Bolivia 800-100-764(Spanish) Appendix A.
  • Page 29: Appendix B. Notices

    Any reference to a Lenovo product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that Lenovo product, program, or service may be used. Any functionally equivalent product, program, or service that does not infringe any Lenovo intellectual property right may be used instead.
  • Page 30: Recycling Information

    Collecting and recycling a disused Lenovo computer or monitor If you are a company employee and need to dispose of a Lenovo computer or monitor that is the property of the company, you must do so in accordance with the Law for Promotion of Effective Utilization of Resources.

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