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SMT-1712
SMT-1912

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  • Page 1: Lcd Monitor

    SMT-1712 SMT-1912 LCD Monitor User Manual...
  • Page 2: Safety Instructions

    Safety Instructions Notational Note Please read the following safety instructions as they are designed to prevent damage to property and harm to the user. Warning / Caution Failure to follow directions noted by this symbol could result in bodily harm or damage to the equipment.
  • Page 3: Installation

    Do not excessively bend the plug and wire nor place heavy objects upon them, which could cause damage. • Do not connect too many extension cords or plugs to one outlet. • Do not disconnect the power cord while using the monitor. •...
  • Page 4 Do not place the product on the floor. • TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF FIRE, KEEP CANDLES OR OTHER OPEN FLAMES AWAY FROM THIS PRODUCT AT ALL TIMES. • Keep any heating devices away from the power cable. • Do not install the product in places with poor ventilation, for instance, a bookshelf, closet, etc.
  • Page 5 Do not spray water or detergent directly onto 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 using a dry cloth. • Make sure to unplug the power cord before cleaning the product.
  • Page 6 Safety Instructions Do not try to move the monitor by pulling only the wire or the signal cable. • This may cause a breakdown, electric shock or 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 7 Safety Instructions To ease eye strain, take at least a five-minute break after every hour of using the monitor. Do not install the product on an unstable, uneven surface or a location prone to vibrations. • Dropping the product may cause damage to the product or the person carrying it.
  • Page 8 Safety Instructions • Keep the angle of the elbow perpendicular. • Keep the angle of the knees at more than 90 degree. Do not let your feet fall up from the floor. Adjust the arm position so that it is below the heart.
  • Page 9: Package Contents

    Introduction Package Contents Note Please make sure the following items are included with your monitor. If any items are missing, contact your dealer. Contact a local dealer to buy optional items. Unpacking Monitor & Simple stand Note MagicRotation program can not be provided as Simple Stand does not support Pivot function. Manuals Quick Setup Guide Cables...
  • Page 10: Your Monitor

    Your Monitor Initial Settings Select the language using the up or down key. The displayed content will disappear after 40 seconds. Turn the Power button off and on. It will be displayed again. It can be displayed up to three (3) times. Make sure to adjust the resolution of your PC before reaching the maximum count.
  • Page 11 Front MENU button [MENU/ ] Opens the on-screen menu and exits from the menu. Also use to exit the OSD menu or return to the previous menu. Customized Key[ You can customize key assignment for the Custom button according to your pref- erences.
  • Page 12 Power button [ Use this button for turning the monitor on and off. Power Indicator This light glows blue during normal operation, and blinking blue once as the mon- itor saves your adjustments. Note See PowerSaver described in the manual for further information regarding power saving functions.
  • Page 13 Introduction Cable holding ring • Fix the cables using the holding ring, as shown in the figure.
  • Page 14: Connecting Cables

    Connections Connecting Cables Connect the power cord for your monitor to the power port on the back of the monitor. Plug the power cord for the monitor into a nearby outlet. Use a connection appropriate for your computer. Using the D-sub (Analog) connector on the video card. •...
  • Page 15: Attaching A Base

    Using the Stand Monitor Assembly Monitor and Bottom Attaching a Base This monitor accepts a 75 mm x 75 mm (A x B) VESA-compliant mounting interface pad. Connections...
  • Page 16 Samsung is not liable for these kinds of accidents. • Samsung is not liable for product damage or personal injury when a non-VESA or non-specified wall mount is used or the consumer fails to follow the product installation instructions.
  • Page 17: Using The Software

    Prepare a blank disk and download the driver program file at the Internet web site shown here. Internet web site : http://www.samsung.com/ (Worldwide) Installing the Monitor Driver (Automatic) Insert CD into the CD-ROM drive. Click "Windows". Choose your monitor model in the model list, then click the "OK" button.
  • Page 18: Installing The Monitor Driver (Manual)

    Note This monitor driver is under certifying MS logo, and this installation doesn't damage your system. The certified driver will be posted on Samsung Monitor homepage. http://www.samsung.com/ Installing the Monitor Driver (Manual) ® Microsoft Windows Vista™‚ Operating System Insert your Manual CD into your CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 19 Note This monitor driver is under certifying MS logo, and this installation doesn't damage your system. The certified driver will be posted on Samsung Monitor homepage. Click "Update Driver..." in the "Driver" tab. Check the "Browse my computer for driver software" checkbox and click "Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer".
  • Page 20 Select the model that matches your monitor from the list of monitor models on the screen, and click "Next". 10. Click "Close" → "Close" → "OK" → "OK" on the following screens displayed in sequence. ® ® Microsoft Windows XP Operating System Using the Software...
  • Page 21 Insert CD into the CD-ROM drive. Click "Start" → "Control Panel" then click the "Appearance and Themes" icon. Click "Display" icon and choose the "Settings" tab then click "Advanced...". Click the "Properties" button on the "Monitor" tab and select "Driver" tab. Click "Update Driver..."...
  • Page 22 "OK" button. Note This monitor driver is under certifying MS logo, and this installation doesn't damage your system. The certified driver will be posted on Samsung Monitor homepage. http://www.samsung.com/ Click the "Close" button then click "OK" button continually. Using the Software...
  • Page 23: Microsoft ® Windows ® Millennium Operating System

    10. Monitor driver installation is completed. ® ® Microsoft Windows 2000 Operating System When you can see "Digital Signature Not Found" on your monitor, follow these steps. Choose "OK" button on the "Insert disk" window. Click the "Browse" button on the "File Needed" window. Choose A:(D:\Driver) then click the "Open"...
  • Page 24 Select the "Monitor" tab. Click the "Change" button in the "Monitor Type" area. Choose "Specify the location of the driver". Choose "Display a list of all the driver in a specific location..." then click "Next" button. Click the "Have Disk" button. Specify A:\(D:\driver) then click "OK"...
  • Page 25: How To Install The Natural Color Software

    How to install the Natural Color software Insert the CD included with the Samsung monitor into the CD-ROM Drive. Then, the initial screen of the program Natural Color will be executed. Click Natural Color on the initial screen to install the Natural Color software.
  • Page 26: Installation Problems

    Installation Insert the installation CD into the CD-ROM drive. Click the MagicTune™ installation file. Note If the popup window to install the software for the main screen is not displayed, proceed with the installation using the MagicTune executable file on the CD. Select installation Language, Click "Next".
  • Page 27 Uninstall The MagicTune™ program can be removed only by using the "Add or Remove Programs" option of ® the Windows Control Panel. Perform the following steps remove MagicTune™. Go to [Task Tray] → [Start] → [Settings] and select [Control Panel] in the menu. If the program runs on Windows Click the "Add or Remove Programs"...
  • Page 28 Choose a folder to install the MagicRotation program. Click "Install". The "Setup Status" window appears. Click "Finish". Have to reboot the system in order for the MagicRotation to work properly. 10. When the installation is complete, the MagicRotation executable icon appears on your desktop. Installation Problems The installation of MagicRotation can be affected by such factors as the video card, motherboard and the network environment.
  • Page 29: Windows Vista

    • Windows NT 4.0 • Windows 2000 • Windows XP Home Edition • Windows XP Professional • Windows Vista™ Hardware • 128 MB Memory above (recommended) • 25 MB Hard disk space above Service Packs • It is recommended that your System has the latest Service Pack installed. ®...
  • Page 30: Adjusting The Monitor

    Adjusting the Monitor Direct Functions AUTO Auto Adjustment When the 'AUTO' button is pressed, the auto adjustment screen appears as shown in the animated screen on the center. Auto adjustment allows the monitor to self-adjust to the incoming Analog signal. The values of Fine, Coarse and Position are adjusted automatically.
  • Page 31: Osd Lock & Unlock

    OSD Lock & Unlock When pressing the AUTO button after locking the OSD Auto Adjustment : When pressing the MENU button after locking the OSD PICTURE COLOR SIZE&POSITION SETUP&RESET INFORMATION This is the function that locks the OSD in order to keep the current states of settings or prevent others from adjusting the current settings.
  • Page 32: Customized Key

    Customized key Custom Text Internet Game Sport Movie Dynamic Contrast You can customize key assignment for the Custom button according to your preferences. To view the operating screen displayed when pressing the [ tomized key for a function, click the name of each function. (MagicBright - MagicColor - Color Effect) Note You can configure the customized key for a required function via Setup >...
  • Page 33: Osd Function

    Brightness 亮度     : Brightness : When OSD is not on the screen, push the Brightness ( OSD Function PICTURE SIZE&POSITION INFORMATION Adjusting the Monitor 100 Brightness COLOR Contrast Sharpness MagicBright Coarse Fine SETUP&RESET H-Position V-Position Menu H-Position Menu V-Position 50 ) button to adjust brightness. MagicColor Green Blue...
  • Page 34 Picture Brightness PICTURE COLOR SIZE&POSITION SETUP&RESET INFORMATION PICTURE : Brightness : Contrast : Sharpness : MagicBright Custom : Coarse Fine : (Not available in MagicBright mode of Dynamic Contrast.) You can use the on-screen menus to change the brightness according to personal preference. MENU →...
  • Page 35 Sharpness PICTURE Brightness Contrast Sharpness MagicBright Coarse Fine Changes the clearance of image. ( Not available in MagicColor mode of Full and Intelligent. ) MENU → , → : 100 : 75 60 : : Custom : 800 : 0 →...
  • Page 36 MagicBright PICTURE Brightness Contrast Sharpness MagicBright Coarse Fine Push the button to circle through available preconfigured modes. MagicBright is a new feature providing optimum viewing environment depending on the contents of the image you are watching. Currently seven different modes are available: Custom, Text, Internet, Game, Sport, Movie and Dynamic Contrast.
  • Page 37 Coarse PICTURE Brightness : : Contrast : Sharpness : MagicBright : Coarse Fine : Removes noise such as vertical stripes. Coarse adjustment may move the screen image area. You may relocate it to the center using the horizontal control menu. (Available in Analog mode only) MENU →...
  • Page 38 Color Tone : Color Effect : Gamma MagicColor is a new technology that Samsung has exclusively developed to improve digital image and to display natural color more clearly without disturbing image quality. • Off - Returns to the original mode. •...
  • Page 39 Red/Green/Blue COLOR : MagicColor : : Green : Blue : Color Tone : Color Effect : Gamma Adjusts individual Red, Green, Blue color balance. ( Not available in MagicColor mode of Full and Intelligent. ) MENU → , → → , → Adjusting the Monitor COLOR 50...
  • Page 40: Color Tone

    Color Tone COLOR : MagicColor : : Green : Blue : Color Tone : Color Effect : Gamma The tone of the color can be changed and one of four modes can be selected. • Cool - Makes whites bluish. •...
  • Page 41: Color Effect

    Color Effect COLOR : MagicColor : : Green : Blue : Color Tone : Color Effect : Gamma You can change the overall mood by changing the screen colors. ( Not available in MagicColor mode of Full and Intelligent. ) •...
  • Page 42 Gamma COLOR : MagicColor : : Green : Blue : Color Tone Normal : Color Effect : Gamma Mode1 Gamma correction changes the luminance of the colors with intermediate luminance. • Mode 1 • Mode 2 MENU → , → →...
  • Page 43: Size&Position

    SIZE&POSITION H-Position PICTURE H-Position V-Position COLOR Menu H-Position Menu V-Position SIZE&POSITION SETUP&RESET INFORMATION SIZE&POSITION : H-Position : V-Position : Menu H-Position : Menu V-Position Changes the horizontal position of the monitor's entire display. (Available in Analog mode only) MENU → , → →...
  • Page 44: Menu H-Position

    Menu H-Position SIZE&POSITION H-Position V-Position Menu H-Position Menu V-Position You can change the horizontal position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor. MENU → , → V-Position SIZE&POSITION H-Position V-Position Menu H-Position Menu V-Position You can change the vertical position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor. MENU →...
  • Page 45: Setup And Reset

    SETUP&RESET Reset PICTURE COLOR SIZE&POSITION SETUP&RESET INFORMATION SETUP&RESET Reset Menu Transparency Language Off Timer On/Off Off Timer Setting Display Time Customized Key Reverts the product settings to factory defaults. • • , → → MENU → Transparency SETUP&RESET Reset Menu Transparency Language Off Timer On/Off Off Timer Setting...
  • Page 46 Language SETUP&RESET Reset Menu Transparency Language Off Timer On/Off Off Timer Setting Display Time Customized Key You can choose one of nine languages. Note The language chosen affects only the language of the OSD. It has no effect on any software running on the computer.
  • Page 47: Off Timer

    Off Timer SETUP&RESET Reset Menu Transparency Language Off Timer On/Off Off Timer Setting Display Time Customized Key The monitors will turn off automatically at the specified time. • • MENU → , → SETUP&RESET : : English : : 20 sec :...
  • Page 48: Display Time

    Display Time SETUP&RESET Reset Menu Transparency Language Off Timer On/Off Off Timer Setting Display Time Customized Key The menu will be automatically turned off if no adjustments are made for a certain time period. You can set the amount of time the menu will wait before it is turned off. •...
  • Page 49 Customized Key SETUP&RESET Reset Menu Transparency Language Off Timer On/Off Off Timer Setting Display Time Customized Key You can specify a function which will be activated when the Customized Key ( MENU → , → → , → Adjusting the Monitor SETUP&RESET :...
  • Page 50 Information PICTURE COLOR SIZE&POSITION SETUP&RESET INFORMATION Shows a video source, display mode on the OSD screen. MENU → , →MENU Adjusting the Monitor...
  • Page 51: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Self-Test Feature Check Note Your monitor provides a self test feature that allows you to check whether your monitor is functioning properly. Self-Test Feature Check Turn off both your computer and the monitor. Unplug the video cable from the back of the computer. Turn on the monitor.
  • Page 52: Check List

    Judging the monitor's working condition If there is no image on the screen or a "Not Optimum Mode", "Recommended Mode 1280 x 1024 60 Hz" message comes up, disconnect the cable from the computer while the monitor is still powered If there is a message coming up on the screen or if the screen goes white, this means the monitor is in working condition.
  • Page 53: The Screen Shows Strange Colors Or Just Black And White

    Press a key on the keyboard to activate the monitor and restore the image on the screen. If there is still no image, press the ' activate the monitor and restore the image on the screen. I cannot see the On Screen Display. Have you locked the On Screen Display (OSD) Menu to prevent changes? Unlock the OSD by pressing the [MENU/ The screen shows strange colors or just black and white.
  • Page 54: There Are Only 16 Colors Shown On The Screen. The Screen Colors Have Changed After Changing The Video Card

    MagicTune™ doesn't work properly. Have you changed your PC or video graphic card? Download the latest program. The program can be downloaded http://www.samsung.com/mon- itor/magictune Did you install the program? Reboot the computer after installing the program for the first time. If a copy of the program is already installed, remove it, reboot the computer, and then install the program again.
  • Page 55: Check The Following Items If There Is Trouble With The Monitor

    Check the following items if there is trouble with the monitor. Check if the power cord and the video cables are properly connected to the computer. Check if the computer beeps more than 3 times when booting. (If it does, request an a service for the main board of the computer.) If you installed a new video card or if you assembled the PC, check if the installed the adapter(video) driver and the monitor driver.
  • Page 56 Disconnect the power cord and then clean the monitor with a soft cloth, using either a cleaning solution or plain water. Do not leave any detergent or scratches on the case. Do not let any water enter the monitor. Note Before calling for assistance, check the information in this section to see if you can remedy any prob- lems yourself.
  • Page 57: Specifications

    Specifications General General Model Name LCD Panel Size Display area Pixel Pitch Synchronization Horizontal Vertical Display Color 16.7M Resolution Optimum resolution Maximum resolution Input Signal, Terminated RGB Analog 0.7 Vp-p ± 5 % Separate H/V sync, Composite, SOG TTL level (V high ≥ 2.0 V, V low ≤ 0.8 V) Maximum Pixel Clock 135 MHz Power Supply...
  • Page 58: Environmental Considerations

    VESA Mounting Interface 75 mm x 75 mm (For use with Specialty(Arm) Mounting hardware.) Environmental considerations Operating Storage Plug and Play Capability This monitor can be installed on any Plug & Play compatible system. The interaction of the monitor and the computer systems will provide the best operating conditions and monitor settings.
  • Page 59: Preset Timing Modes

    This monitor is EPA ENERGY STAR ERGY2000 compliant when used with a computer equipped with VESA DPM functionality. ® As an ENERGY STAR Partner, SAMSUNG has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR energy efficiency. Horizontal Vertical Fre- Frequency...
  • Page 60 General General Model Name LCD Panel Size Display area Pixel Pitch Synchronization Horizontal Vertical Display Color 16.7M Resolution Optimum resolution Maximum resolution Input Signal, Terminated RGB Analog 0.7 Vp-p ± 5 % Separate H/V sync, Composite, SOG TTL level (V high ≥ 2.0 V, V low ≤ 0.8 V) Maximum Pixel Clock 135 MHz (Analog) Power Supply...
  • Page 61 VESA Mounting Interface 75 mm x 75 mm (For use with Specialty(Arm) Mounting hardware.) Environmental considerations Operating Storage Plug and Play Capability This monitor can be installed on any Plug & Play compatible system. The interaction of the monitor and the computer systems will provide the best operating conditions and monitor settings.
  • Page 62 This monitor is EPA ENERGY STAR ERGY2000 compliant when used with a computer equipped with VESA DPM functionality. ® As an ENERGY STAR Partner, SAMSUNG has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR energy efficiency. Horizontal Vertical Fre- Frequency...
  • Page 63: For Better Display

    Information For Better Display Adjust the computer resolution and screen injection rate (refresh rate) on the computer as described below to enjoy the best picture quality. You can have an uneven picture quality on screen if the best picture quality is not provided for TFT-LCD. •...
  • Page 64 when switching to a new video image. All display products, including LCD, are subject to image retention. This is not a product defect. Please follow the suggestions below to protect your LCD from image retention. Power Off, Screen Saver, or Power Save Mode •...
  • Page 65 • Every 30 minutes, change the characters with movement. The best way to protect your monitor from Image retention is to set your PC or System to operate a Screen Saver program when you are not using it. Image retention may not occur when a LCD panel is operated under normal conditions. Normal conditions are defined as continuously changing video patterns.
  • Page 66 Information Our LCD Monitor satisfies ISO13406-2 Pixel fault Class II...
  • Page 67: Contact Samsung Worldwide

    Appendix Contact SAMSUNG WORLDWIDE Note If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care center. U.S.A CANADA MEXICO ARGENTINE BRAZIL CHILE COLOMBIA COSTA RICA ECUADOR EL SALVADOR GUATEMALA HONDURAS JAMAICA NICARAGUA PANAMA PUERTO RICO REP.
  • Page 68 400-810-5858 010-6475 1880 HONG KONG:3698-4698 INDIA 3030 8282 1800 110011 1-800-3000-8282 INDONESIA 0800-112-8888 JAPAN 0120-327-527 MALAYSIA 1800-88-9999 NEW ZEALAND 0800 SAMSUNG(0800 726 786) http://www.samsung.com/nz PHILIPPINES 1800-10-SAMSUNG(726-7864) http://www.samsung.com/ph SINGAPORE 1800-SAMSUNG(726-7864) THAILAND 1800-29-3232, 02-689-3232 Appendix Europe http://www.samsung.de http://www.samsung.com/hu http://www.samsung.com/it http://www.samsung.com/lu http://www.samsung.com/nl http://www.samsung.com/no http://www.samsung.com/pl...
  • Page 69 TAIWAN 0800-329-999 VIETNAM 1 800 588 889 Middle East & Africa SOUTH AFRICA 0860-SAMSUNG(726-7864) TURKEY 444 77 11 U.A.E 800-SAMSUNG(726-7864) 8000-4726 Appendix Asia Pacific http://www.samsung.com/tw http://www.samsung.com/vn http://www.samsung.com/za http://www.samsung.com/tr http://www.samsung.com/ae...
  • Page 70 Terms Dot Pitch Vertical Frequency Horizontal Frequency Interlace Non-Interlace Methods Plug & Play Resolution Appendix The image on a monitor is composed of red, green and blue dots. The closer the dots, the higher the resolution. The distance be- tween two dots of the same color is called the 'Dot Pitch'. Unit: The screen must be redrawn several times per second in order to create and display an image for the user.
  • Page 71: Correct Disposal Of This Product (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) - Europe Only

    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 con- sequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this material.

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