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IBM 07N2229 User Manual

Converter box for the t221 flat panel monitor
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P/N: 55P5776

Converter Box

for the T221 Flat Panel Monitor
User's Guide
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  • Page 1: Converter Box

    P/N: 55P5776 Converter Box for the T221 Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide...
  • Page 2 P/N: 55P5776 Preface You will need a converter box if you are using an IBM T221 Flat Panel Monitor connected to a computer fitted with a graphics card that supports the DVI Dual Link interface. If your graphics card is not a dual-link type, do not use a converter box.
  • Page 3 Precautions for using the converter box safely and correctly DANGER To avoid electrical shock: Never remove the cover of the converter box. Never connect or disconnect the converter box during an electrical storm. Any equipment to which the converter box is attached must also be connected to properly wired and grounded electrical outlets.
  • Page 4 DANGER Sequence for connecting and disconnecting cables Electric current from the power cords and communication cables is hazardous. To avoid any risk of electrical shock, always connect and disconnect the cables as shown below when installing or moving the converter box or connected equipment, or when connecting other equipment.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Preparation for Installation...6 1.1. Required System Configuration ...6 1.2. Checking Parts...6 Connecting the Converter Box ...7 2.1. Disconnecting the Existing Digital Signal Cable ...7 2.2. Connecting the Converter Box Display Signal Cables ...8 2.3. Setup ... 11 Changing the Monitor EDID Setting ... 11 Troubleshooting ...
  • Page 6: Preparation For Installation

    1.1. Required System Configuration To use the converter box with an IBM T221 Flat Panel Monitor, you must have a computer fitted with a DVI-compliant graphics card that supports the DVI Dual Link interface.
  • Page 7: Connecting The Converter Box

    P/N: 07N2229 Fig. 3 Converter signal cable (length 65cm approx.) P/N: 55P5729 Fig. 5 Dual Link signal cable (length 200cm approx.) Important: Do not use other cables for T221 and the converter box. Do not use these cables for other equipment than the T221 monitor and converter box.
  • Page 8: Connecting The Converter Box Display Signal Cables

    2.2. Connecting the Converter Box Display Signal Cables Dual Link signal cable Connect the end marked "A" of the converter signal cable (07N2229) to digital signal connector A at the rear of the monitor. Converter box Fig.
  • Page 9: Fig. 7 Connection Of The Converter Signal Cable And The Monitor

    Converter signal cable (07N2229) Fig. 7 Connection of the converter signal cable and the monitor Connect the other end (marked "3") of the converter signal cable (07N2229) to the converter box. Fig. 8 Connection of the converter signal cable and the converter box Connect the dual-link signal cable (55P5729) to the converter box.
  • Page 10: Fig. 9 Connection Of The Dual Link Signal Cable And The Converter Box

    Fig. 9 Connection of the Dual Link signal cable and the converter box Connect the opposite end of the dual-link signal cable (55P5729) to the computer. If the computer graphics card has another connector that supports DVI Single Link out or Dual Link out in addition to the DVI Dual Link connector, connect the signal cable to the Dual Link connector.
  • Page 11: Setup

    Important: If the connector is not properly inserted, the computer or graphics card may be damaged when you power on the computer. Insert the connector straight and firmly so as not to bend the connector pins. 2.3. Setup Replace the covers on the back of the monitor and return the monitor to the upright position. Plug the power cords of the monitor and computer into wall outlets.
  • Page 12: Troubleshooting

    Then look at the power lamp on the converter box (next to the connector for the converter signal cable (07N2229)). If the lamp did not come on, the converter box has no power supply.
  • Page 13 are squeezed together. Or, the text on the screen is distorted and unreadable. Left half of the computer screen is displayed down the center of the monitor screen. The left half and the right half of the computer screen interchange. The sizes o f t h e left half and the right half of the computer screen differ.
  • Page 14 The wrong display mode is displayed. The Color Management Utility Firmware Update Utility does not work. Cause 1: The converter box is not connected to the proper connector of the graphics card. Action 1: Connect the converter box to the connector supporting DVI Dual Link output, referring to the instructions in Chapter 2.
  • Page 15: Appendix A. Product Specifications

    Appendix A. Product Specifications The following table shows the converter box specifications. They only apply when the converter box is used with the IBM T221 monitor. Table 2 Product specifications Item Outer dimensions (converter box housing) Weight (converter box housing)
  • Page 16: Appendix B. Regulatory Compliance

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. IBM is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.
  • Page 17 89/366/ECC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to electromagnetic compatibility. IBM cannot accept responsibility for any failure to satisfy the protection requirements resulting from a non-recommended modification of the product, including the fitting of non-IBM option cards.
  • Page 18 Estados Miembros sobre compatibilidad electromagnética se refiere. IBM no puede aceptar responsabilidad alguna si este producto deja de satisfacer dichos requisitos de protección como resultado de una modificación no recomendada del producto, incluyendo el ajuste de tarjetas de opción que no sean IBM.
  • Page 19 P/N: 55P5776 Copyright(c) 2003 International Display Technology Co., Ltd. All rights reserved.

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