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SyncMaster 732NE PLUS / 932BE PLUS

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  • Page 1: Lcd Monitor

    SyncMaster 732NE PLUS / 932BE PLUS LCD Monitor User Manual imagine the possibilities...
  • 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 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 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 • 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 Type 1 Monitor Manuals Quick Setup Guide Cables D-Sub Cable Others Cleaning Cloth...
  • Page 10: Your Monitor

    Note This is only provided for highly polished black products as a product feature. Your Monitor 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. MagicBright button [ MagicBright is a new feature providing optimum viewing environment depending on the contents of the image you are watching.
  • Page 11 For documentations or works involving heavy text. Internet For working with a mixture of images such as texts and graphics. Game For watching motion pictures such as a game. Sport For watching motion pictures such as a sport. Movie For watching motion pictures such as a DVD or Video CD. Dynamic Contrast Dynamic Contrast is to automatically detect distribution of inputted visual signal and adjust to create optimum contrast.
  • Page 12 POWER port Connect the power cord for your monitor to the POWER port on the back of the monitor. RGB IN port Connect the D-sub cable to the 15-pin, RGB IN port on the back of your monitor. Kensington Lock The Kensington lock is a device used to physically fix the system when using it in a public place.
  • Page 13 Introduction Monitor Manuals Quick Setup Guide Warranty Card User's Guide (Not available in all loca- tions) Cables D-Sub Cable Power Cord Others Cleaning Cloth Note This is only provided for highly polished black products as a product feature. Sold separately DVI Cable...
  • Page 14 Your Monitor 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. MagicBright button [ MagicBright is a new feature providing optimum viewing environment depending on the contents of the image you are watching.
  • Page 15 For working with a mixture of images such as texts and graphics. Game For watching motion pictures such as a game. Sport For watching motion pictures such as a sport. Movie For watching motion pictures such as a DVD or Video CD. Dynamic Contrast Dynamic Contrast is to automatically detect distribution of inputted visual signal and adjust to create optimum contrast.
  • Page 16 Rear Note The configuration at the back of the monitor may vary from product to product. 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.
  • Page 17: 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 18: Using The Stand

    Using the Stand Folding the base Note You can tilt the monitor upwards at an angle of 0° to18°. 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.
  • Page 19 Connected to a Macintosh. • Connect the monitor to the Macintosh computer using the D-sub connection cable. Note If the monitor and the computer are connected, you can turn them on and use them. Using the Stand Folding the base Note You can tilt the monitor upwards at an angle of 0°...
  • Page 20: 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 21: 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 22 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 23 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...
  • Page 24 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 25 If you can see following message window, then click the "Continue Anyway" button. Then click "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.
  • Page 26 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 27 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 28: 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 29: 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 30 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 31: 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 32 Adjusting the Monitor When pressing the MENU button after locking the OSD 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 33 Adjusting the Monitor Note Though the OSD adjustment lock function is activated, you can still adjust the brightness and contrast, and adjust MagicBright ( ) using the Direct button. MagicBright Push the MagicBright ( )button to circle through available preconfigured modes. Seven different modes: Custom, Text, Internet, Game, Sport, Movie and Dynamic Contrast.
  • Page 34: Osd Function

    Brightness When OSD is not on the screen, push the Brightness ( OSD Function Picture Brightness Color MagicColor Color Tone Image Coarse Language Setup Image Reset Color Reset Information Picture Brightness (Not available in MagicBright mode of Dynamic Contrast.) ) button to adjust brightness. Contrast Color Con-...
  • Page 35 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.
  • Page 36 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. • Off - Returns to the original mode.
  • Page 37: Color Tone

    Color Tone The tone of the color can be changed and one of four modes can be selected. • Cool - Makes whites bluish. • Normal - Keeps whites white. • Warm - Makes whites reddish. • Custom - Select this mode when you want to adjust the image according to your preferences. ( Not available in MagicColor mode of Full and Intelligent.
  • Page 38: Color Control

    Color Control Adjusts individual Red, Green, Blue color balance. ( Not available in MagicColor mode of Full and Intelligent. ) MENU → → Gamma Gamma correction changes the luminance of the colors with intermediate luminance. → → → → → MENU →...
  • Page 39 • • Mode 1 MENU → → 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. MENU → → • Mode 2 Mode 3 →...
  • Page 40 Fine Removes noise such as horizontal stripes. If the noise persists even after Fine tuning, repeat it after adjusting the frequency (clock speed). MENU → → Sharpness Changes the clearance of image. ( Not available in MagicColor mode of Full and Intelligent. ) →...
  • Page 41 MENU → → H-Position Changes the horizontal position of the monitor's entire display. MENU → → V-Position Changes the vertical position of the monitor's entire display. MENU → → → MENU → → → → MENU → → → → MENU →...
  • Page 42 Adjusting the Monitor 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 → → MENU → → →...
  • Page 43 H-Position You can change the horizontal position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor. MENU → → V-Position You can change the vertical position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor. MENU → → → MENU → → →...
  • Page 44: Display Time

    Transparency Change the transparency of the background of the OSD. • • MENU → → Display Time 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 45: Image Reset

    • • 5 sec MENU → → Setup Image Reset Image parameters are replaced with the factory default values. MENU → → • 10 sec 20 sec → → → → MENU → → • 200 sec → MENU...
  • Page 46: Color Reset

    Color Reset You can change the size of the screen displayed on your monitor. MENU → → Information Shows a video source, display mode on the OSD screen. MENU → →MENU → MENU → → → ,...
  • Page 47: Direct Functions

    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. To make the automatic adjustment function sharper, execute the 'AUTO' function while the AUTO PATTERN is on.
  • Page 48 Adjusting the Monitor When pressing the MENU button after locking the OSD 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 49 Adjusting the Monitor Note Though the OSD adjustment lock function is activated, you can still adjust the brightness and contrast, and adjust MagicBright ( ) using the Direct button. MagicBright Push the MagicBright ( )button to circle through available preconfigured modes. Seven different modes: Custom, Text, Internet, Game, Sport, Movie and Dynamic Contrast.
  • Page 50 Brightness When OSD is not on the screen, push the Brightness ( OSD Function Picture Brightness Color MagicColor Color Tone Image Coarse Language Setup Auto Source Image Reset Color Reset Information Picture Brightness (Not available in MagicBright mode of Dynamic Contrast.) ) button to adjust brightness.
  • Page 51 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.
  • Page 52 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. • Off - Returns to the original mode.
  • Page 53 Color Tone The tone of the color can be changed and one of four modes can be selected. • Cool - Makes whites bluish. • Normal - Keeps whites white. • Warm - Makes whites reddish. • Custom - Select this mode when you want to adjust the image according to your preferences. ( Not available in MagicColor mode of Full and Intelligent.
  • Page 54 Color Control Adjusts individual Red, Green, Blue color balance. ( Not available in MagicColor mode of Full and Intelligent. ) MENU → → Gamma Gamma correction changes the luminance of the colors with intermediate luminance. → → → → → MENU →...
  • Page 55 • • Mode 1 MENU → → 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. MENU → → • Mode 2 Mode 3 →...
  • Page 56 Fine Removes noise such as horizontal stripes. If the noise persists even after Fine tuning, repeat it after adjusting the frequency (clock speed). MENU → → Sharpness Changes the clearance of image. ( Not available in MagicColor mode of Full and Intelligent. ) →...
  • Page 57 MENU → → H-Position Changes the horizontal position of the monitor's entire display. MENU → → V-Position Changes the vertical position of the monitor's entire display. MENU → → → MENU → → → → MENU → → → → MENU →...
  • Page 58 Adjusting the Monitor 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 → → MENU → → →...
  • Page 59 H-Position You can change the horizontal position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor. MENU → → V-Position You can change the vertical position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor. MENU → → → MENU → → →...
  • Page 60 Transparency Change the transparency of the background of the OSD. • • MENU → → Display Time 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 61: Auto Source

    • • 5 sec MENU → → Setup Auto Source Select Auto Source for the monitor to automatically select the signal source. MENU → → • 10 sec 20 sec → → → → MENU → → • 200 sec →...
  • Page 62: Image Reset

    Image Reset Image parameters are replaced with the factory default values. MENU → → Color Reset Color parameters are replaced with the factory default values. MENU → → → MENU → → → , → MENU → → → ,...
  • Page 63 Adjusting the Monitor Information Shows a video source, display mode on the OSD screen. MENU → →MENU...
  • Page 64: 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 65: 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 66 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 67: 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 68: 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 69 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 70: Specifications

    Specifications General General Model Name LCD Panel Size Display area Pixel Pitch Synchronization Horizontal Vertical Display Color 8 bit color (16.2 M) Resolution Optimum resolution Maximum resolution Input Signal, Terminated RGB Analog 0.7 Vp-p ± 5 % TTL level (V high ≥ 2.0 V, V low ≤ 0.8 V) Maximum Pixel Clock 135 MHz (Analog) Power Supply...
  • Page 71: 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. EPA/ENERGY 2000 Less than 1 watts ®...
  • Page 72 Display Mode MAC, 640 x 480 MAC, 832 x 624 MAC, 1152 x 870 IBM, 640 x 350 IBM, 640 x 480 IBM, 720 x 400 VESA, 640 x 480 VESA, 640 x 480 VESA, 800 x 600 VESA, 800 x 600 VESA, 800 x 600 VESA, 800 x 600 VESA, 1024 x 768...
  • Page 73 Synchronization Vertical 56 ~ 75 Hz Display Color 8 bit color (16.7 M) Resolution Optimum resolution 1280 x 1024@60 Hz Maximum resolution 1280 x 1024@75 Hz Input Signal, Terminated RGB Analog, DVI(Digital Visual Interface) Compliant Digital RGB 0.7 Vp-p ± 5 % TTL level (V high ≥...
  • Page 74 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 75 Display Mode Horizontal Frequency (kHz) VESA, 800 x 600 46.875 VESA, 1024 x 768 48.363 VESA, 1024 x 768 56.476 VESA, 1024 x 768 60.023 VESA, 1152 x 864 67.500 VESA, 1280 x 1024 60.000 VESA, 1280 x 1024 62.981 VESA, 1280 x 1024 79.796 Horizontal Frequency...
  • Page 76: 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 77 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 78 • 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 79 Information Our LCD Monitor satisfies ISO13406-2 Pixel fault Class II...
  • Page 80 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 81 70 70 19 70 EIRE 0818 717 100 FINLAND 030-6227 515 FRANCE 3260 SAMSUNG 08 25 08 65 65 (€ 0,15/Min) GERMANY 01805 - SAMSUNG(726-7864) (€ 0,14/Min) HUNGARY 06-80-SAMSUNG(726-7864) ITALIA 800-SAMSUNG(726-7864) LUXEMBURG 0035 (0)2 261 03 710 NETHERLANDS 0900 SAMSUNG(726-7864)
  • Page 82 010-6475 1880 3698 - 4698 http://www.samsung.com/hk 3030 8282 http://www.samsung.com 1800 110011 0800-112-8888 http://www.samsung.com/id 0120-327-527 http://www.samsung.com/jp 1800-88-9999 http://www.samsung.com/my 0800 SAMSUNG(726-7864) http://www.samsung.com/nz 1800-10-SAMSUNG(726-7864) http://www.samsung.com/ph 1800-SAMSUNG(726-7864) http://www.samsung.com 1800-29-3232, 02-689-3232 http://www.samsung.com 0800-329-999 http://www.samsung.com/tw 1 800 588 889 http://www.samsung.com Middle East & Africa 0860-SAMSUNG(726-7864) http://www.samsung.com...
  • Page 83: Correct Disposal

    Europe only Authority Information in this document is subject to change without notice. © 2007 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. All rights reserved. Example: If the same light repeats itself 60 times per second, this is regarded as 60 Hz. The time to scan one line connecting the right edge to the left edge of the screen horizontally is called the Horizontal Cycle.
  • Page 84 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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