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SyncMaster 2433BW

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  • Page 1: Lcd Monitor

    SyncMaster 2433BW LCD Monitor User Manual...

  • Page 2: Safety Instructions

    Safety Instructions Notational Note These safety instructions must be followed to ensure your safety and prevent property damage. Make sure to read the instructions carefully and use the product in the correct manner. Warning / Caution Otherwise, it may result in death or personal injury. Otherwise, it may result in personal injury or property damage.

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    Ensure that the power plug is plugged into the power outlet firmly and correctly. • Do not forcefully bend or pull the power plug and do not place any heavy material on it. • Do not connect multiple appliances to the same power outlet. •...

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    DO NOT PLACE CANDLES, MOSQUITO REPELLANT, CIGA- RETTES AND ANY HEATING APPLIANCES NEAR TNE PROD- UCT. • Keep heating appliances as far away from the power cord or the prod- uct as possible. • Do not install it in a badly ventilated location such as a bookcase or closet.

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    Clean the product using a soft cloth with a monitor cleaner only. If you must use a cleaner other than the monitor cleaner, dilute it with water at a ratio of 1:10. When cleaning the power plug pins or dusting the power outlet, clean it with a dry cloth.

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    Safety Instructions When you drop the product or the case is broken, turn the power off and disconnect the power cord. Contact a Service Center. • Otherwise, this may result in electric shock or fire. If thunder or lightening is occurring, do not touch the power cord or antenna cable.

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    Safety Instructions If you continually move closer to the product screen, your eyesight may be failing. To ease eye strain, take at least a five-minute break after every hour of using the monitor. Do not install it in an unstable location such as an unstable rack or uneven surface or a location exposed to vibrations.

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    Safety Instructions Do not use a humidifier or kitchen table near the product. • Otherwise, this may result in electric shock or fire. When there is a gas leak, do not touch the product or the power plug but ventilate immediately. •...

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    Safety Instructions • Keep your knees at greater than 90 degrees, and keep your heels firmly on the floor. Keep your arms lower than your heart.

  • Page 10: 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 Manuals Quick Setup Guide Cables D-Sub Cable Others Cleaning Cloth Note Cleaning Cloth is only provided for highly polished black products as a product feature.

  • Page 11: 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.

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    Note You can configure the customized key for a required function via Setup > Cus- tomized Key. Adjust buttons [ These buttons allow you to adjust items in the menu. Enter button [ Activates a highlighted menu item. Push the ' ', then selects the video signal while the OSD is off.

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    POWER port Connect the power cord for your monitor to the POWER port on the back of the monitor. DVI IN port Connect the DVI Cable to the DVI IN port on the back of your monitor. RGB IN port Connect the D-sub cable to the 15-pin, RGB IN port on the back of your monitor.

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    Introduction Cable holding ring • Fix the cables using the holding ring, as shown in the figure.

  • Page 15: 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 16: Using The Stand

    Using the Stand Folding the base Note You can tilt the monitor upwards at an angle of -1° to16°. Attaching a Base This monitor accepts a 100 mm x 100 mm VESA-compliant mounting interface pad. A. Monitor B. Mounting interface pad (Sold separately) Turn off your monitor and unplug its power cord.

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    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 18: 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 19: 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.

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    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".

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    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...

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    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..."...

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    "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...

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    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"...

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    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 26: Natural Color

    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 27: System Requirements

    MagicTune™ 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".

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    • Windows XP Home Edition • Windows XP Professional • Windows Vista™ It is recommended using MagicTune™ in Windows Hardware • 32 MB Memory above • 60 MB Hard disk space above For more information, visit the MagicTune™ website. Uninstall The MagicTune™...

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    Installation Insert the installation CD into the CD-ROM drive. Click the MultiScreen installation file. Note If the popup window to install the software for the main screen is not displayed, proceed with the installation using the MultiScreen executable file on the CD. When the Installation Shield Wizard window appears, click "Next".

  • Page 30: Adjusting The Monitor

    Adjusting the Monitor Direct Functions AUTO 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: Customized Key

    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. Lock : Hold down the MENU button for more than five (5) seconds to activate the OSD adjustment lock function.

  • Page 32: Osd Function

    Brightness When OSD is not on the screen, push the Brightness ( SOURCE Selects the video signal while the OSD is off. OSD Function Picture Brightness Color MagicColor Color Tone Image Coarse Language Setup Reset Information Picture Brightness (Not available in MagicBright mode of Dynamic Contrast.) Adjusting the Monitor ) button to adjust brightness.

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    You can use the on-screen menus to change the brightness according to personal preference. MENU → → → Contrast (Not available in MagicBright mode of Dynamic Contrast.) You can use the on-screen menus to change the contrast according to personal preference. ( Not available in MagicColor mode of Full and Intelligent.

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    → Color (Not available in MagicBright mode of Dynamic Contrast.) MagicColor 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. Adjusting the Monitor →...

  • Page 35: Color Tone

    • Off - Returns to the original mode. • Demo - The screen before applying MagicColor appears on the right and the screen after applying MagicColor appears on the left. • Full - Displays not only vivid natural color but also more realistic natural skin color with clearness. •...

  • Page 36: Color Effect

    Color Effect You can change the overall mood by changing the screen colors. ( Not available in MagicColor mode of Full and Intelligent. ) • • • Off - This applies an achromatic color to the screen to adjust the screen effects. •...

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    Image Coarse 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 → → Fine Removes noise such as horizontal stripes. If the noise persists even after Fine tuning, repeat it after adjusting the frequency (clock speed).

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    Sharpness Changes the clearance of image. ( Not available in MagicColor mode of Full and Intelligent. ) MENU → → H-Position Changes the horizontal position of the monitor's entire display. (Available in Analog mode only) MENU → → V-Position Changes the vertical position of the monitor's entire display. (Available in Analog mode only) Adjusting the Monitor →...

  • Page 39: Display Time

    MENU → → Language 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. → → MENU → Transparency Change the transparency of the background of the OSD. •...

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    • 5 sec • MENU → → Setup Reset Reverts the product settings to factory defaults. • • MENU → → Customized Key You can specify a function which will be activated when the Customized Key ( MENU → → Adjusting the Monitor 10 sec •...

  • Page 41: Off Timer

    Off Timer The monitors will turn off automatically at the specified time. • • MENU → → Auto Source Select Auto Source for the monitor to automatically select the signal source. • Auto • MENU → → Image Size You can change the size of the screen displayed on your monitor. Adjusting the Monitor →...

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    • Auto • Wide • Auto - The screen is displayed in accordance with the screen aspect ratio of the input signals. • Wide - A full screen is displayed regardless of the screen aspect ratio of the input signals. Note •...

  • Page 43: 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 44: Check List

    noisy, and video mode not supported, etc. In this case, first check the source of the problem, and then contact the Service Center or your dealer. Judging the monitor's working condition If there is no image on the screen or a "Not Optimum Mode", "Recommended Mode 1920 x 1200 60 Hz"...

  • Page 45: The Screen Shows Strange Colors Or Just Black And White

    If the display exceeds SXGA or 75 Hz, a "Not Optimum Mode", "Recommended Mode 1920 x 1200 60 Hz" message is displayed. If the display exceeds 85 Hz, the display will work properly but the "Not Optimum Mode", "Recommended Mode 1920 x 1200 60 Hz" message appears for one minute and then disappears.

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    The screen can be unbalanced due to the cycle of the video card signals. Readjust Position by referring to the OSD. The screen is out of focus or OSD cannot be adjusted. Have you adjusted the resolution or frequency on the monitor? Adjust the resolution and frequency of the video card.

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    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.

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    * Contact the video card manufacturer for details. How can I set the Power Saving function? Windows XP: Set the resolution in the Control Panel → Appearance and Themes → Display → Screen Saver. Set the function in the BIOS-SETUP of the computer. (Refer to the Windows / Computer Man- ual).

  • Page 49: Specifications

    569.5 x 453.4 x 218.7 mm / 22.4 x 17.9 x 8.6 inch (With Stand), 5.8 kg / 12.8 lbs VESA Mounting Interface 100 mm x 100 mm (For use with Specialty(Arm) Mounting hardware.) SyncMaster 2433BW 24 inch (61 cm) 518.4 mm (H) x 324.0 mm (V) 0.270 mm (H) x 0.270 mm (V)

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    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. EPA/ENERGY 2000 Less than 1 watts ®...

  • Page 51: Preset Timing Modes

    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 adjusts the screen as follows. Display Mode IBM, 640 x 480 VESA, 800 x 600...

  • Page 52: 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. •...

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    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 •...

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    • 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.

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    Information Our LCD Monitor satisfies ISO13406-2 Pixel fault Class II...

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    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.

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    Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Samsung Elec- tronics 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 ma- terial.

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    Appendix ® (EPA). As an ENERGY STAR Partner, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has determined that ® this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. All other product names mentioned herein may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective...

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