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HP Compaq LA1905wg, LA2205wg,
LA22f, and LA2405wg LCD Monitors
User Guide


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  • Page 1 HP Compaq LA1905wg, LA2205wg, LA22f, and LA2405wg LCD Monitors User Guide...
  • Page 2 . Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. This document contains proprietary information that is protected by copyright.
  • 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.
  • Page 4 About This Guide ENWW...
  • 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 Monitor Pedestal Base ...
  • Page 6 Using the HP Display Assistant Utility ... 24 Identifying Monitor Conditions ... 24 Sleep Timer Mode ... 25 HP Display LiteSaver ... 26 Installing the HP Display LiteSaver Software ... 26 sRGB Support ... 27 Changing the Color Temperature ... 27 Installing the sRGB ICM File for Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows XP ...
  • Page 7 Materials Disposal ... 43 Disposal of Waste Equipment by Users in Private Household in the European Union ... 44 HP Recycling Program ... 44 Chemical Substances ... 44 Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) ... 44 Turkey EEE Regulation ... 45...
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  • Page 9: Product Features

    ● LA22f model, 55.88 cm (22-inch) diagonal viewable area display with 1680 x 1050 resolution, plus full-screen support for lower resolutions; includes custom scaling for maximum image size while preserving original aspect ratio ●...
  • Page 10 Cable management feature for placement of cables and cords ● On-Screen Display (OSD) adjustments in several languages for easy setup and screen optimization ● HP Display Assistant for adjusting monitor settings ● Pivot software for viewing information on the screen in portrait mode ● Theft deterrence software ●...
  • 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 monitor. 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 ENWW...
  • 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 Monitor Pedestal Base Lift the monitor from its box and place it face down on a flat surface.
  • Page 14: Rear Components

    Connects the DisplayPort cable (not included) to the monitor. 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.
  • Page 15: Connecting The Cables

    ● For DVI digital operation, use the DVI-D signal cable provided. 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. ● For DisplayPort digital operation, use a DisplayPort signal cable (not provided). Connect the DisplayPort signal cable to the DisplayPort connector on the rear of the monitor and the other end to the DisplayPort connector on the computer.
  • Page 16: Adjusting The Monitor

    Do not pull on a cord or cable. When unplugging from the electrical outlet, grasp the cord by the plug. NOTE: An optional speaker bar that mounts on to the monitor is available from HP. Adjusting the Monitor NOTE: Your monitor model may look different than the model in the following illustrations.
  • Page 17 Pivot the monitor from landscape to portrait orientation viewing to adapt to your application. Adjust the monitor to the full height position and tilt the monitor back to the full tilt position (1). Pivot the monitor clockwise 90° from landscape to portrait orientation (2).
  • Page 18: 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. Monitors with a “burned-in image”...
  • Page 19: Connecting Usb Devices

    DisplayPort, DVI, then VGA. You can change the default source in the OSD by pressing the front panel menu button and selecting Source Control > Default Source.
  • Page 20: Removing The Monitor Pedestal Base

    45 degrees counter-clockwise and remove the other screw from the back of the monitor. Figure 3-9 Removing the Pedestal Base Screws Rotate the base of the monitor up (1) then pull it back (2) to unhinge the tabs on the monitor stand from the slots in the monitor. Figure 3-10...
  • Page 21: Mounting The Monitor

    For best performance, it is important to use the power and video cables provided with the monitor. To attach the monitor to a swing arm, insert four 10mm screws through the holes on the swing arm plate and into the mounting holes on the monitor.
  • Page 22: Locating The Rating Labels

    Figure 3-12 Locating the Rating Labels Installing a Cable Lock You can secure the monitor to a fixed object with an optional cable lock available from HP. Chapter 3 Setting Up the Monitor ENWW...
  • Page 23: 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 24: 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
  • Page 25: Using The Auto-adjustment Function

    CD provided. Do not use this procedure if the monitor is using a DVI or DisplayPort input. If the monitor is using a VGA (analog) input, this procedure can correct the following image quality conditions: ●...
  • Page 26: Front Panel Controls

    If the OSD menu is inactive, press to activate the auto adjustment feature to optimize the screen image. Power LED Green = Fully powered. Amber = Sleep mode. Flashing Amber = Sleep Timer mode. Power Turns the monitor on or off. ENWW...
  • Page 27: 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. NOTE: If there is a problem with the display settings, try resetting the settings to the factory defaults by opening the OSD and selecting Factory Reset from the OSD menu.
  • Page 28: Osd Menu Selections

    Adjusts the position of the screen image left and right. Adjusts the position of the screen image up and down. Selects the method on how displayed information on the monitor will be formatted. Select: ● Fill to Screen - image fills the entire screen and...
  • Page 29 The range is 5 – 60 seconds. The factory default is 30 seconds. Rotate OSD Rotates the OSD menus and messages to support the monitor's pivot feature. The choices are Landscape and Portrait. Selects the OSD and power management features of the monitor.
  • Page 30 Provides the recommended resolution mode and refresh rate for the monitor. Reports the serial number of the monitor. The serial number is needed if contacting HP technical support. Reports the firmware version of the monitor. Reports the total hours of backlight operation.
  • Page 31: Optimizing Digital Conversion

    When using the controls, you will obtain the best results by using the auto-adjustment pattern software utility provided on the CD. When adjusting the Clock and Clock Phase values, if the monitor images become distorted, continue adjusting the values until the distortion disappears. To restore the factory settings, select Yes from the Factory Reset menu in the on-screen display.
  • Page 32: Using The Hp Display Assistant Utility

    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. It provides: ●...
  • Page 33: Sleep Timer Mode

    Theft Mode Enabled—Indicates that theft deterrence mode has been activated. Theft deterrence is an optional feature that can be set up in HP Display Assistant. Theft deterrence mode is triggered if both the power and display cables have been disconnected from the monitor, the monitor is reconnected to a different computer, and the theft deterrence PIN number is not entered within the elapsed time.
  • Page 34: Hp Display Litesaver

    On Time activates or a monitor button is pressed. HP Display LiteSaver HP Display LiteSaver is a software application, available on the CD, that increases monitor life and saves energy. It allows you to place the monitor into its low power sleep mode at predefined times by shutting down or reducing power to most internal circuits.
  • Page 35: Srgb Support

    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 36: Installing The Srgb Icm File For Microsoft Windows Vista

    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 37: Appendix A Troubleshooting

    Monitor video cable is Connect the appropriate video cable (DisplayPort, disconnected. DVI, or VGA) between the computer and monitor. Be sure that the computer power is off while connecting the video cable. Video resolution and/or refresh Restart the computer and enter Safe Mode. Change...
  • Page 38 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 39: Online Technical Support

    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 Preparing to Call Technical Support If you cannot solve a problem using the troubleshooting tips in this section, you may need to call technical support.
  • Page 40: 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. LA1905wg Model Table B-1...
  • Page 41: La2205wg Model

    Table B-1 LA1905wg Specifications (continued) Environmental Requirements Temperature Operating Temperature Storage Temperature Relative Humidity Power Source Altitude: Operating Storage Measured Power Consumption: Full Power Typical Settings Energy Star Test Methods Sleep Switch Off Input Terminal LA2205wg Model Table B-2 LA2205wg Specifications Display Type Viewable Image Size...
  • Page 42: La22f Model

    Altitude: Operating Storage Measured Power Consumption: Full Power Typical Settings Energy Star Test Methods Sleep Switch Off Input Terminal LA22f Model Table B-3 LA22f Specifications Display Type Viewable Image Size Tilt Swivel Maximum Weight (Unpacked) Appendix B Technical Specifications 1680 x 1050 (60 Hz) analog input 1680 x 1050 (60 Hz) digital input 720 ×...
  • Page 43 Table B-3 LA22f Specifications (continued) Dimensions (include base) Height (highest position) Height (lowest position) Depth Width Maximum Graphic Resolution Optimum Graphic Resolution Text Mode Dot Pitch Pixels Per Inch Horizontal Frequency Vertical Refresh Rate Environmental Requirements Temperature Operating Temperature Storage Temperature...
  • Page 44: La2405wg Model

    LA2405wg Model Table B-4 LA2405wg Specifications Display Type Viewable Image Size Tilt Swivel Maximum Weight (Unpacked) Dimensions (include base) Height (highest position) Height (lowest position) Depth Width Maximum Graphic Resolution Optimum Graphic Resolution Text Mode Dot Pitch Pixels Per Inch Horizontal Frequency Vertical Refresh Rate Environmental Requirements Temperature...
  • Page 45: 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 recognizes these preset modes and they will appear properly sized and centered on the screen. LA1905wg Model...
  • Page 46: La2405wg Model

    In addition to the factory preset modes, there are 15 (LA1905wg model), 20 (LA2205wg and LA22f models), or 25 (LA2405wg model) user modes that can be entered and stored.
  • Page 47 2 watts of power. There is a brief warm up period before the monitor will return to its normal operating mode. Refer to the computer manual for instructions on setting energy saver features (sometimes called power management features).
  • Page 48: 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 49: 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 50: 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 51: Product Environmental Notices

    Product Environmental Notices ENERGY STAR® Qualification HP Displays marked with the ENERGY STAR® certification mark meet the requirements of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ENERGY STAR program. The EPA ENERGY STAR® certification mark does not imply endorsement by the EPA. As an ENERGY STAR Partner, Hewlett Packard Company has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR®...
  • Page 52: Disposal Of Waste Equipment By Users In Private Household In The European Union

    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
  • Page 53: Turkey Eee Regulation

    11363-2006 11363-2006 Turkey EEE Regulation In Conformity with the EEE Regulation EEE Yönetmeliğine Uygundur ENWW Product Environmental Notices...
  • Page 54: 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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