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HP L1750 User Manual

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HP L1750, L1950/L1950g, L1710, L1910,
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L2208w, L2245w/L2245wg, and L2445w LCD
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    HP L1750, L1950/L1950g, L1710, L1910, L1908w, L1908wm, L1945w, L1945wv, L2208w, L2245w/L2245wg, and L2445w LCD Monitors User Guide...

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    © 2007, 2008 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Microsoft, Windows, and Windows Vista are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other product names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies.

  • Page 3: About This Guide

    About This Guide This guide provides information on setting up the monitor, installing drivers, using the on-screen display menu, troubleshooting and technical specifications. WARNING! Text set off in this manner indicates that failure to follow directions could result in bodily harm or loss of life.

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    About This Guide...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents 1 Product Features HP LCD Monitors ... 1 2 Safety and Maintenance Guidelines Important Safety Information ... 3 Maintenance Guidelines ... 4 Cleaning the Monitor ... 4 Shipping the Monitor ... 4 3 Setting Up the Monitor Unfolding the Double-Hinged Monitor Pedestal Base ...

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    L2245w/L2245wg Model ... 47 L2445w Model ... 48 Recognizing Preset Display Resolutions ... 49 L1750, L1950/L1950g, L1710, and L1910 Models ... 49 L1908w, 1908wm, L1945w, and L1945wv Models ... 49 L2208w and L2245w/L2245wg Models ... 50 L2445w Model ... 51 Entering User Modes ...

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    Energy Star Compliance ... 56 Materials Disposal ... 56 Disposal of Waste Equipment by Users in Private Household in the European Union ... 56 Chemical Substances ... 57 Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) ... 57 Appendix D LCD Monitor Quality and Pixel Policy...

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  • Page 9: Product Features

    The LCD (liquid crystal display) monitors have an active matrix, thin-film transistor (TFT) panel. The monitor models and features include: ● L1750 model, 43.2 cm (17-inch) diagonal viewable area display with 1280 × 1024 resolution, plus full-screen support for lower resolutions ●...

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    USB cable provided to connect the monitor's USB hub to the USB connector on the computer ● Accessory rail on monitor to accept optional mounted devices, such as an HP speaker bar ● Plug and play capability if supported by the system ●...

  • Page 11: Safety And Maintenance Guidelines

    Safety and Maintenance Guidelines Important Safety Information A power cord is included with the monitor. If another cord is used, use only a power source and connection appropriate for this monitor. For information on the correct power cord set to use with the...

  • Page 12: Maintenance Guidelines

    These chemicals may damage the cabinet finish as well as the screen. Shipping the Monitor Keep the original packing box in a storage area. You may need it later if you move or ship the monitor. Chapter 2 Safety and Maintenance Guidelines...

  • Page 13: Setting Up The Monitor

    Setting Up the Monitor To set up the monitor, ensure that the power is turned off to the monitor, computer system, and other attached devices, then follow the instructions below. Unfolding the Double-Hinged Monitor Pedestal Base NOTE: The monitor is shipped with the base attached in a folded-flat position. To begin using the monitor, you must unfold the base and place the monitor in an upright position.

  • Page 14: Unfolding The Single-hinged Monitor Pedestal Base

    Unfolding the Single-Hinged Monitor Pedestal Base Lift the monitor from its box and place it face down on a flat surface covered by a soft, clean cloth. Hold down the monitor display head with one hand and unfold the base 90 degrees with the other hand.

  • Page 15: Rear Components

    Connects the audio cable to the monitor's internal speakers (select models) Connects optional USB devices to the monitor. Connects the USB hub cable to the monitor's USB hub connector and to a host USB port/hub. Connects the DVI-D cable to the monitor.

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    Connects the DVI-D cable to the monitor. Connects the VGA cable to the monitor. Connects the USB hub cable to the monitor's USB hub connector and to a host USB port/hub. Connects optional USB devices to the monitor (2 additional downstream USB connectors are on the left side of the monitor's front panel).

  • Page 17: Cable Management

    Use the cable management feature to secure and hide your cables when viewed from the front. Before connecting the cables to monitor models with a single-hinged base, route the cables through the hole in the center of the monitor stand.

  • Page 18: Connecting The Cables

    ● For digital operation, use the DVI-D signal cable provided (select models). Connect the DVI- D signal cable to the DVI connector on the rear of the monitor and the other end to the DVI connector on the computer. Figure 3-8 Connecting the Signal Cable Connect the built-in monitor speakers (on select models) to the computer using the audio cable.

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    Connect one end of the provided USB cable to the USB hub connector on the rear panel of the computer, and the other end to the upstream USB connector on the monitor. Figure 3-9 Connecting the USB Cable WARNING! To reduce the risk of electric shock or damage to the equipment: Do not disable the power cord grounding plug.

  • Page 20: Adjusting The Monitor

    Connect one end of the power cable to the AC power connector on the back of the monitor, and the other end to an electrical wall outlet. Figure 3-10 Connecting the Power Cable Adjusting the Monitor NOTE: Your monitor model may look different than the model in the following illustrations.

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    Swivel the monitor to the left or right for the best viewing angle (select models). Figure 3-12 Swiveling the Monitor Adjust the monitor's height so that it is parallel to your eye height for a comfortable viewing position (select models). Figure 3-13...

  • Page 22: Turning On The Monitor

    To avoid burn-in image damage on the monitor screen, you should always activate a screen saver application or turn off the monitor when it is not in use for a prolonged period of time. Image retention is a condition that may occur on all LCD screens.

  • Page 23: Connecting Usb Devices

    The monitor features accessory rails on the rear that can be used to mount optional devices, such as the HP speaker bar, to attach to the LCD. Refer to the documentation included with the optional device for detailed mounting instructions.

  • Page 24: Removing The Monitor Pedestal Base

    Removing the Monitor Pedestal Base You can remove the monitor panel from the pedestal base to install the panel on a wall, a swing arm, or other mounting fixture. CAUTION: Before beginning to disassemble the monitor, be sure the monitor is turned off and the power and signal cables are both disconnected.

  • Page 25: Mounting The Monitor

    Lift up on the pedestal base to remove it from the monitor display head. Mounting the Monitor HP provides an HP Flat Panel Monitor Quick Release (purchased separately) that installs to the back of the monitor panel and allows you to quickly and securely attach the panel to a wall or swing arm mounting fixture.

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    Place the optional HP Quick Release onto the back of the monitor. Line up the holes on the HP Quick Release with the mounting holes on the back of the monitor. Figure 3-19 Mounting the HP Quick Release Insert four 10mm screws into the mounting holes and tighten.

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    Insert the monitor panel into the HP Quick Release, and then press down firmly on the monitor to lock it in place. When the HP Quick Release locks, it will make a clicking sound.

  • Page 28: Locating The Rating Labels

    The rating labels on the monitor provide the spare part number, product number, and serial number. You may need these numbers when contacting HP about the monitor model. The rating labels are located on the rear panel of the monitor display head.

  • Page 29: Operating The Monitor

    ● additional software for the monitor model NOTE: If the monitor does not include a CD, the .INF and .ICM files can be downloaded from the HP monitors support Web site. See The Information File The .INF file defines monitor resources used by Microsoft Windows operating systems to ensure monitor compatibility with the computer’s graphics adapter.

  • Page 30: Installing The .inf And .icm Files

    Refer to the Monitor Driver Software Readme file on the CD. Downloading from the Worldwide Web To download the latest version of .INF and .ICM files from the HP monitors support Web site: Refer to http://www.hp.com/support...

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    Select Open Auto-Adjustment Software. The setup test pattern is displayed. Press the -/Auto button on the monitor front panel to produce a stable, centered image. Press the key or any other key on the keyboard to exit the test pattern.

  • Page 32: Front Panel Controls

    When the OSD menu is inactive, an Input button chooses the video input signal input, VGA or DVI (select models have input select function). Power LED Green = Fully powered. Amber = Sleep mode. Flashing Amber = Sleep Timer mode. Power Turns the monitor on or off.

  • Page 33: Adjusting The Monitor Settings

    Adjusting the Monitor Settings The monitor settings can be adjusted from the On-Screen Display (OSD) menu or from the HP Display Assistant utility. Using the On-Screen Display Menu Use the On-Screen Display (OSD) to adjust the screen image based on your viewing preferences. To...

  • Page 34: Osd Menu Selections

    90. Adjustable scale Adjusts the contrast level of the screen. The factory default range is 80. Adjusts the monitor's speaker volume level. The factory default range is 50. Adjusts the screen image. (VGA input only) Auto Adjustment Automatically adjusts the screen image.

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    Power Saver Enables the power saving feature. Select: ● ● The factory default is On. Power On Recall Restores power to the monitor following an unexpected removal of power. Select: ● ● The factory default is On. Mode Display Displays the resolution, refresh rate and frequency information on the screen each time the OSD Main Menu is accessed.

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    The factory default is On. Default Video Input Selects the default or primary video input signal when the monitor is connected to two active and valid video sources. The monitor will automatically determine the video format. The default input selection is DVI.

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    Settings refresh rate for the monitor. Serial Number Reports the serial number of the monitor. The serial number is needed if contacting HP technical support. Version Reports the firmware version of the monitor. Backlight Hours Reports the total hours of backlight operation.

  • Page 38: Optimizing Digital Conversion

    Factory Reset menu in the on-screen display. Using the HP Display Assistant Utility HP Display Assistant, included on the software and documentation CD, is a software utility that guides you through the tuning process with easy to understand instructions and background patterns designed for each monitor control.

  • Page 39: Identifying Monitor Conditions

    (model L2445w). ● No Input Signal—Indicates the monitor is not receiving a video signal from the PC on the monitor video input connector. Check to determine if the PC or input signal source is off or in the power saving mode.

  • Page 40: Sleep Timer Mode

    Time. Note that the time is displayed in a 24–hour clock format. For example, 1:15 p.m. is displayed as 13 hours 15 minutes. A power failure or loss of power to the monitor will cause the timer to reset to 00:00. If this occurs, you will need to reset the sleep timer mode.

  • Page 41: Hp Display Litesaver

    Status Cancel Help Exit View HP Display LiteSaver Readme on the CD for additional information on how to configure HP Display LiteSaver. sRGB Support The monitor is designed to support sRGB for color management, which adapts to the color standards used in the image technology industry.

  • Page 42: Changing The Color Temperature

    Select the sRGB Color Space Profile.icm file, then click the Add button To activate a color profile for the monitor, you must set it as the Default Monitor Profile. Select sRGB Color Space Profile, then click Set as Default button.

  • Page 43: Appendix A Troubleshooting

    Video cable is improperly Connect the video cable properly. Refer to Chapter connected. Setting Up the Monitor on page 5 information. Screen blanking is active. Press any key on the keyboard or move the mouse to inactivate the screen blanking utility.

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    The Activity Extension time The default Activity Extension value is set to 10 has not elapsed. minutes. The HP Display LiteSaver will wait to detect no input or movement from the keyboard or mouse for 10 consecutive minutes after the Display Off time has passed, before the monitor enters into low- power mode.

  • Page 45: Using The Worldwide Web

    For the online access to technical support information, self-solve tools, online assistance, community forums of IT experts, broad mutlivendor knowledge base, monitoring and diagnostic tools, go to http://www.hp.com/support Preparing to Call Technical Support If you cannot solve a problem using the trouble shooting tips in this section, you may need to call technical support.

  • Page 46: Appendix B Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications NOTE: All performance specifications are provided by the component manufacturers. Performance specifications represent the highest specification of all HP's component manufacturers' typical level specifications for performance and actual performance may vary either higher or lower. L1750 Model Table B-1...

  • Page 47: L1950/l1950g Model

    Table B-1 L1750 Specifications (continued) Relative Humidity Power Source Altitude: Operating Storage Power Consumption (maximum) Input Terminal L1950/L1950g Model Table B-2 L1950/L1950g Specifications Display Type Viewable Image Size Tilt Swivel Maximum Weight (Unpacked) Dimensions (include base) Height Depth Width Maximum Graphic Resolution...

  • Page 48: L1710 Model

    Table B-2 L1950/L1950g Specifications (continued) Power Source Altitude: Operating Storage Power Consumption (maximum) Input Terminal L1710 Model Table B-3 L1710 Specifications Display Type Viewable Image Size Tilt Maximum Weight (Unpacked) Dimensions (include base) Height Depth Width Maximum Graphic Resolution Optimum Graphic Resolution Text Mode Dot Pitch Horizontal Frequency...

  • Page 49: L1910 Model

    Table B-3 L1710 Specifications (continued) Power Consumption (maximum) Input Terminal L1910 Model Table B-4 L1910 Specifications Display Type Viewable Image Size Tilt Maximum Weight (Unpacked) Dimensions (include base) Height Depth Width Maximum Graphic Resolution Optimum Graphic Resolution Text Mode Dot Pitch Horizontal Frequency Vertical Refresh Rate Environmental Requirements Temperature...

  • Page 50: L1908w Model

    L1908w Model Table B-5 L1908w Specifications Display Type Viewable Image Size Tilt Maximum Weight (Unpacked) Dimensions (include base) Height Depth Width Maximum Graphic Resolution Optimum Graphic Resolution Text Mode Dot Pitch Horizontal Frequency Vertical Refresh Rate Environmental Requirements Temperature Operating Temperature Storage Temperature Relative Humidity Power Source...

  • Page 51: L1908wm Model

    L1908wm Model Table B-6 L1908wm Specifications Display Type Viewable Image Size Tilt Maximum Weight (Unpacked) Dimensions (include base) Height Depth Width Maximum Graphic Resolution Optimum Graphic Resolution Text Mode Dot Pitch Horizontal Frequency Vertical Refresh Rate Environmental Requirements Temperature Operating Temperature Storage Temperature Relative Humidity Power Source...

  • Page 52: L1945w Model

    L1945w Model Table B-7 L1945w Specifications Display Type Viewable Image Size Tilt Swivel Maximum Weight (Unpacked) Dimensions (include base) Height Depth Width Maximum Graphic Resolution Optimum Graphic Resolution Text Mode Dot Pitch Horizontal Frequency Vertical Refresh Rate Environmental Requirements Temperature Operating Temperature Storage Temperature Relative Humidity...

  • Page 53: L1945wv Model

    L1945wv Model Table B-8 L1945wv Specifications Display Type Viewable Image Size Tilt Swivel Maximum Weight (Unpacked) Dimensions (include base) Height Depth Width Maximum Graphic Resolution Optimum Graphic Resolution Text Mode Dot Pitch Horizontal Frequency Vertical Refresh Rate Environmental Requirements Temperature Operating Temperature Storage Temperature Relative Humidity...

  • Page 54: L2208w Model

    L2208w Model Table B-9 L2208w Specifications Display Type Viewable Image Size Tilt Maximum Weight (Unpacked) Dimensions (include base) Height Depth Width Maximum Graphic Resolution Optimum Graphic Resolution Text Mode Dot Pitch Horizontal Frequency Vertical Refresh Rate Environmental Requirements Temperature Operating Temperature Storage Temperature Relative Humidity Power Source...

  • Page 55: L2245w/l2245wg Model

    L2245w/L2245wg Model Table B-10 L2245w/L2245wg Specifications Display Type Viewable Image Size Tilt Swivel Maximum Weight (Unpacked) Dimensions (include base) Height Depth Width Maximum Graphic Resolution Optimum Graphic Resolution Text Mode Dot Pitch Horizontal Frequency Vertical Refresh Rate Environmental Requirements Temperature Operating Temperature Storage Temperature Relative Humidity...

  • Page 56: L2445w Model

    L2445w Model Table B-11 L2445w Specifications Display Type Viewable Image Size Tilt Swivel Maximum Weight (Unpacked) Dimensions (include base) Height Depth Width Maximum Graphic Resolution Optimum Graphic Resolution Text Mode Dot Pitch Horizontal Frequency Vertical Refresh Rate Environmental Requirements Temperature Operating Temperature Storage Temperature Relative Humidity...

  • Page 57: Recognizing Preset Display Resolutions

    Recognizing Preset Display Resolutions The display resolutions listed below are the most commonly used modes and are set as factory defaults. This monitor automatically recognized these preset modes and they will appear properly sized and centered on the screen. L1750, L1950/L1950g, L1710, and L1910 Models...

  • Page 58: L2208w And L2245w/l2245wg Models

    Table B-13 Factory Preset Modes (continued) 1024 × 768 1152 × 720 1152 × 870 1152 × 900 1280 × 768 1280 × 960 1280 × 1024 1280 × 1024 1440 x 900 L2208w and L2245w/L2245wg Models Table B-14 Factory Preset Modes Preset Pixel Format 640 ×...

  • Page 59: L2445w Model

    L2445w Model Table B-15 Factory Preset Modes Preset Pixel Format 640 × 480 640 × 480 720 × 400 800 × 600 800 × 600 832 × 624 1024 × 768 1024 × 768 1152 × 870 1280 × 960 1280 ×...

  • Page 60: Entering User Modes

    When the monitor is in the reduced power state, the monitor will utilize less than 2 watts of power. There is a brief warm up period before the monitor will return to its normal operating mode.

  • Page 61: Appendix C Agency Regulatory Notices

    Agency Regulatory Notices Federal Communications Commission Notice This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.

  • Page 62: Canadian Notice

    Hewlett Packard Company P. O. Box 692000, Mail Stop 530113 Houston, Texas 77269-2000 Or, call 1-800-HP-INVENT (1-800 474-6836) For questions regarding this FCC declaration, contact: Hewlett Packard Company P. O. Box 692000, Mail Stop 510101 Houston, Texas 77269-2000 Or, call (281) 514-3333 To identify this product, refer to the Part, Series, or Model number found on the product.

  • Page 63: German Ergonomics Notice

    0.75 mm² or 18 AWG, and the length of the cord must be between 6 feet (1.8 m) and 12 feet (3.6 m). If you have questions about the type of power cord to use, contact an authorized HP service provider.

  • Page 64: Product Environmental Notices

    Materials Disposal This HP product contains mercury in the fluorescent lamp in the display LCD that might require special handling at end-of-life. Disposal of this material can be regulated because of environmental considerations. For disposal or recycling information, contact the local authorities or the Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA) http://www.eiae.org.

  • Page 65: Chemical Substances

    Chemical Substances HP is committed to providing our customers with information about the chemical substances in our products as needed to comply with legal requirements such as REACH (Regulation EC No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and Council). A chemical information report for this product can be found at http//www,hp.com/go/reach.

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    11363-2006 11363-2006 Appendix C Agency Regulatory Notices...

  • Page 67: Lcd Monitor Quality And Pixel Policy

    This is common to all LCD displays used in products supplied by all vendors and is not specific to the HP LCD. These imperfections are caused by one or more defective pixels or sub-pixels.

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    What happens if I don't have the little key to unlock the HP L1750?