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Flat Panel Monitor (TFT5000R)
User Guide
First Edition (October 1999)
Part Number 141559-001
Compaq Computer Corporation


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  • Page 1 Flat Panel Monitor (TFT5000R) Rackmount User Guide First Edition (October 1999) Part Number 141559-001 Compaq Computer Corporation...
  • Page 2 Pentium is a registered trademark and Xeon is a trademark of Intel Corporation. Other product names mentioned herein may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Compaq Flat Panel Monitor (TFT5000R) Rackmount User Guide First Edition (October 1999) Part Number 141559-001...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Installing the Retractable Tray... 2-1 Attaching the Cable Management Arm ... 2-6 Using the Sliding Shelf... 2-8 Removing the TFT5000R ... 2-10 Using the Fixed Mounting Bracket... 2-11 Using the Stabilizing Bracket ... 2-16 Setting Up the Monitor ... 2-17...
  • Page 4 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor (TFT5000R) Rackmount User Guide Chapter 3 Operating the Monitor On-Screen Display Settings ... 3-1 Adjusting the Settings ... 3-5 Special OSD Messages ... 3-6 Using Sleep Timer Mode ... 3-6 Adjusting Screen Quality ... 3-7 Optimizing Digital Conversion...
  • Page 5 Appendix D Specifications Compaq TFT 5000R Flat Panel Monitor ...D-1 Color Display Values...D-2 Connector Pin Assignments...D-3 Index Contents v...
  • Page 6: About This Guide

    This guide provides step-by-step instructions for installation of the Compaq Flat Panel Monitor (TFT5000R) Rackmount. It also provides instructions for adjusting the settings and operating the monitor. Text Conventions This document uses the following conventions to distinguish elements of text:...
  • Page 7: Symbols In Text

    Compaq Flat Panel Monitor (TFT5000R) Rackmount User Guide Symbols in Text These symbols may be found in the text of this guide. They have the following meanings. IMPORTANT: Text set off in this manner presents clarifying information or specific instructions.
  • Page 8: Rack Stability

    Any surface or area of the equipment marked with these symbols indicates the presence of a hot surface or hot component. If this surface is contacted, the potential for injury exists. WARNING: To reduce the risk of injury from a hot component, allow the surface to cool before touching.
  • Page 9: Getting Help

    Compaq Flat Panel Monitor (TFT5000R) Rackmount User Guide Getting Help If you have a problem and have exhausted the information in this guide, you can get further information and other help in the following locations. Compaq Technical Support In North America, call the Compaq Technical Phone Support Center at...
  • Page 10: Compaq Website

    Compaq Website The Compaq website has information on this product as well as the latest drivers and Flash ROM images. You can access the Compaq website at: Compaq Authorized Reseller For the name of your nearest Compaq authorized reseller: In the United States, call 1-800-345-1518.
  • Page 11: Introduction

    The Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) is a convenient rack-mountable system for easy monitor storage and access. Use the fixed position mounting bracket to attach the monitor to the front of your rack for constant access. The retractable assembly occupies 2Us of Compaq rack space and can be used with all Compaq Rack Series servers.
  • Page 12: Graphics Driver

    1-2 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) User Guide English Dutch French German Italian Spanish Asset Control Wide viewing angle to allow viewing from a standing position or moving side-to-side Compliant with the following regulated specifications: Swedish MPR II 1990...
  • Page 13: Installing The Monitor

    To install the retractable tray: 1. Determine the rack position of the TFT5000R retractable tray from the printed report generated by the Rack Builder Pro software. 2. Use the template to mark the attachment points for the mounting brackets and cage nuts on the front and rear of the rack frame.
  • Page 14 2-2 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) User Guide 3. Mark the rack at the top of the template to help align the next component. Figure 2-1. Measuring with the 2U template 4. Insert cage nuts into the rack and the rear of the rack.
  • Page 15 8. Slide the bracket over the lower guide tab, then align the thumbscrew with the lower hole of each rail and push in. 9. Turn the thumbscrew to tighten. Figure 2-4. Attaching the latch bracket Installing the Monitor 2-3...
  • Page 16 2-4 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) User Guide 10. Use your thumbs to push in on the tray cover tabs on the back of the tray, then lift off the tray cover. a. Remove any packing material. b. Unbundle the VGA cord and thread it through the hole in the rear of the tray.
  • Page 17: Attaching The Retma Rail

    Figure 2-6. Inserting the retractable tray into the rack 12. Insert the retma rail covers over the front rails, aligning the holes with the previously installed cage nuts. Secure each cover with one M6 screw. Figure 2-7. Attaching the retma rail covers Installing the Monitor 2-5...
  • Page 18: Attaching The Cable Management Arm

    2-6 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) User Guide Attaching the Cable Management Arm The cable management arm attaches to the rear of the tray on the right side. From the rear of the rack: 1. Line up the thumbscrews in the cable management arm with the holes in the retractable tray.
  • Page 19 Figure 2-9. Attaching the cable management arm to the rear of the rack 5. Route the cables along the cable management arm. Secure the cables using the fasteners provided. Figure 2-10. Attaching the cables to the cable management arm Installing the Monitor 2-7...
  • Page 20: Using The Sliding Shelf

    2-8 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) User Guide Using the Sliding Shelf To store the monitor: 1. Tilt the monitor back so that it rests flat in the retractable tray. 2. Slide the tray into the rack until the latch is engaged.
  • Page 21 Installing the Monitor 2-9 3. Tilt the monitor up to the desired viewing angle. Figure 2-13. Setting the monitor viewing angle...
  • Page 22: Removing The Tft5000r

    1. Detach cables from the cable management arm. 2. Remove the cable management arm. 3. Fully extend the tray at the front of the rack. Hold the TFT5000R firmly while pushing in the metal release levers on each of the mounting brackets.
  • Page 23: Using The Fixed Mounting Bracket

    3. Insert all cage nuts into the front of the rack. 4. Set the monitor tray assembly on the edge of a flat, non-abrasive, unobstructed surface. CAUTION: To reduce the risk of damage to the monitor, be sure that it remains stable at all times. Installing the Monitor 2-11...
  • Page 24 2-12 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) User Guide 5. Tilt the monitor up and remove the four screws to the monitor. Retain these screws for use in step 11. 6. Remove the monitor Figure 2-16. Removing the monitor from the tray 7.
  • Page 25: Attaching The Fixed Mounting Bracket

    Figure 2-18. Inserting the monitor case screws 11. Place the fixed bracket on top of the monitor and secure it with the four screws retained from step 5. Figure 2-19. Attaching the fixed mounting bracket...
  • Page 26: Attaching The Fixed Mounted

    2-14 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) User Guide 12. Place the power supply tray on the bracket on either side. Figure 2-20. Placing the power supply tray 13. Hold the monitor with the fixed bracket at a slight angle 14.
  • Page 27 Figure 2-22. Placing the AC adapter onto the power supply tray 18. Move the faceplate into position over the cage nuts and secure it to the rack with four M6 screws. Figure 2-23. Attaching the faceplate Installing the Monitor 2-15...
  • Page 28: Using The Stabilizing Bracket

    2-16 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) User Guide Using the Stabilizing Bracket The stabilizing bracket lets you secure your Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) to the rack using thumbscrews. To install the stabilizing bracket, follow the procedures to install the Flat Panel...
  • Page 29: Setting Up The Monitor

    IMPORTANT: Always activate a screen saver program, the programmable sleep timer, or turn off the monitor when it is not in use for a prolonged period of time. All LCD monitors that display the same static image on the screen for a prolonged period of time may exhibit screen image retention.
  • Page 30: Operating The Monitor

    On-Screen Display Settings Main Menu Menu Level 1 Brightness Contrast Auto Adjust Advanced Menu Exit Operating the Monitor Table 3-1 Menu Level 2 Menu Level 3 Adjustment scale Adjustment scale Chapter...
  • Page 31: Clock Phase

    3-2 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) User Guide Menu Level 1 Brightness Contrast Auto Adjust Position Digital Conversion Color Language Table 3-2 On-Screen Display Settings Advanced Menu Menu Level 2 Menu Level 3 Adjustment scale Adjustment scale Horizontal Position...
  • Page 32: Factory Reset

    Menu Level 2 Management Full Screen Power Saver Mode Display Serial Number Sleep Timer Basic Main Menu Cancel Save and Return Factory Reset Confirm Reset Exit Operating the Monitor 3-3 continued Menu Level 3 Displays Serial Number Set Time and On/Off Times...
  • Page 33 3-4 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) User Guide Figure 3-1. Front control panel Item Table 3-3 Front Control Panel Control Menu Button Launches first and second level on-screen menus Exits menus and on-screen display Minus Button Selects and adjusts the functions...
  • Page 34: Adjusting The Settings

    NOTE: Selecting the Advanced Menu from the Main Menu resets the on-screen display to default to the Advanced Menu each time the monitor is powered on. The Advanced Menu remains the default menu until the Basic Main Menu option is selected from the Advanced Menu.
  • Page 35: Special Osd Messages

    3-6 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) User Guide Special OSD Messages OSD messages appear on the screen to identify the following conditions: Input Signal Out of Range—Indicates the monitor is unable to access the appropriate input signal. Going to Sleep—Indicates the screen display is entering sleep mode.
  • Page 36: Adjusting Screen Quality

    Optimizing Digital Conversion The Compaq TFT5000R Monitor contains advanced circuitry that allows the flat panel screen to function like a standard monitor. Three controls in the on-screen display can be adjusted to improve image performance: Clock—Increase/decrease the value to minimize any vertical bars or...
  • Page 37: Display Resolutions

    3-8 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) User Guide Display Resolutions The display resolutions listed in Table 3-4 are the most commonly used modes and are set as factory defaults. This monitor automatically recognizes these preset modes when they are requested by a software program and provides you with a properly sized and centered display.
  • Page 38: User Modes

    Compaq standard graphics adapter or if you are not using a preset mode. If this occurs, you may need to readjust the parameters of the monitor screen by using the on-screen display. User changes can be made to any or all of these modes and saved in memory.
  • Page 39 3-10 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) User Guide Table 3-5 Energy Saver Levels Mode Sleep Programmable Sleep Refer to your computer manual for instructions on setting energy saver features (sometimes referred to as power management features). NOTE: The energy saver features for monitors work only when connected to computers with energy saver features.
  • Page 40: Care And Maintenance

    Never push objects of any kind into these slots or openings. Do not place plants on top of the monitor. Water or dirt from the plant may fall into the vents. Do not drop the monitor or place it on an unstable surface.
  • Page 41: Cleaning The Monitor

    3-12 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) User Guide Keep the monitor in a well-ventilated area, away from excessive light, heat, and moisture. Keep the monitor away from high capacity transformers, electric motors, and other strong magnetic fields. Do not open the monitor case or attempt to service this product yourself.
  • Page 42: Regulatory Compliance Notices

    Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) is assigned a Compaq Series Number. The Compaq Series Number for this product is: Series PE1200. The Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) Series Number can be found on the product label, along with the required approval markings and information.
  • Page 43: Federal Communications Commission Notice

    A-2 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) User Guide Federal Communications Commission Notice Part 15 of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Rules and Regulations has established Radio Frequency (RF) emission limits to provide an interference-free radio frequency spectrum. Many electronic devices, including computers, generate RF energy incidental to their intended function and are, therefore, covered by these rules.
  • Page 44: Class B Equipment

    Class B Equipment 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 45: Modifications

    A-4 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) User Guide Modifications The FCC requires the user to be notified that any changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by Compaq Computer Corporation may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
  • Page 46: European Union Notice

    European Union Notice Products with the CE Marking comply with both the EMC Directive (89/336/EEC) and the Low Voltage Directive (73/23/EEC) issued by the Commission of the European Community. Compliance with these directives implies conformity to the following European Norms (in brackets are the equivalent international standards): EN55022 (CISPR 22) - Electromagnetic Interference EN50082-1 (IEC801-2, IEC801-3, IEC801-4) - Electromagnetic Immunity...
  • Page 47: German Ergonomics Notice

    A-6 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) User Guide German Ergonomics Notice Compaq Computers, when tested with the Compaq PE1200 Series monitors, were evaluated and found compliant to the requirements of ZH 1/618 (German Safety Regulations for Display Work Places in the Office Sector) in the Text Mode (720 x 400) using MS-DOS version 3.31 (or higher) and BASICA as...
  • Page 48: Electrostatic Discharge

    Precautions To prevent damage to the system, be aware of the precautions you need to follow when setting up the system or handling parts. A discharge of static electricity from a finger or other conductor may damage system boards or other static-sensitive devices.
  • Page 49: Grounding Methods

    B-2 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) User Guide Grounding Methods There are several methods for grounding. Use one or more of the following methods when handling or installing electrostatic-sensitive parts: Use a wrist strap connected by a ground cord to a grounded workstation or computer chassis.
  • Page 50: Power Cord Set Requirements

    Power Cord Set Requirements The power cord set meets the requirements for use in the country where you purchased your equipment. The voltage selection switch allows you to select the appropriate line voltage for your server. Power cord sets for use in other countries must meet the requirements of the country where you use the server.
  • Page 51: Country-specific Requirements

    C-2 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) Reference Guide Country-Specific Requirements Use the following table to identify the appropriate accredited agency in your country. Australia Austria Belgium Canada Denmark Finland France Germany Italy Japan Norway Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom United States Notes: Flexible cord must be <HAR>...
  • Page 52: Appendix D Specifications

    Compaq TFT 5000R Flat Panel Monitor Display Type Viewable Image Size Face Treatment Maximum Weight (Unpacked) Maximum Dimensions Height Depth Width Specifications Table D-1 Compaq TFT 5000R Flat Panel Monitor 15 in Flat panel, Active matrix-TFT LCD 15 in diagonal...
  • Page 53: Color Display Values

    D-2 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) User Guide Table D-1 Compaq TFT 5000R Flat Panel Monitor Maximum Graphics Resolution Text Mode Dot Pitch Horizontal Frequency Vertical Frequency Environmental Temperature Requirements (Independent of Altitude) Operating Storage Temperature Humidity (Non-Condensing) Operating...
  • Page 54: Connector Pin Assignments

    Connector Pin Assignments Connector * DDC Signals Table D-3 Signal Cable* Signal Red Video Green Video/Sync on green Blue Video Open Return Red Gnd Green Gnd Blue Gnd Reserved (No Pin) Sync Return Open Bi-directional Data (SDA) H-Sync/Composite Sync V-Sync Data Clock (SCL) Specifications D-3...
  • Page 55: Index

    2-2 Canadian Notice (Avis Canadien) A-4 care and maintenance 3-11 cautions be sure monitor remains stable 2-11 cleaning liquids to avoid 3-12 preventing damage to monitor signal cable 2-17 protecting the monitor 3-11 screws must be in place before...
  • Page 56 2 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) User Guide clock phase 3-2, 3-7 clock phase fine 3-2, 3-7 color codes, power LED 3-4 color display values D-2 color, adjusting 3-2 Compaq authorized reseller xi Compaq Series Number A-1 connector pin assignments D-3...
  • Page 57 8U template 2-11 placing the AC adapter onto the power supply tray 2-15 placing the power supply tray 2-14 removing the monitor from the tray 2-12 removing the plastic frame 2-12 removing the retractable tray from the rack 2-10...
  • Page 58 4 Compaq Flat Panel Monitor Rackmount (TFT5000R) User Guide reset, factory 3-3 resolution 1-1, 3-8 retma rail covers, attaching 2-5 retractable tray inserting into the rack 2-5 installing 2-1 RJ-45 receptacle viii screen saver, activate 2-17 serial number 3-3 series number A-1...

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