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  • Page 1 SyncMaster 151S/151B/171V...
  • Page 2 Safety Instructions Notational Power Installation Cleaning Other Introduction Unpacking Front Rear Setup Connecting Your Monitor Installing the Monitor Driver — Automatic — Manual Installing VESA compliant mounting User’s Manual On-Screen Display Troubleshooting Check List Q & A Self-Test Feature Check Specifications...
  • Page 3: Safety Instructions

    Safety Instructions Notational Warning/Caution Failure to follow directions noted by this symbol could result in bodily harm or damage to equipment. Notation Conventions Prohibited Do not disassemble Do not touch User’s Manual Important to read and understand at all times Disconnect the plug from the outlet Grounding to prevent an electric shock...
  • Page 4 Safety Instructions Power When not used for extended periods of time, set your PC to DPMS. If using a screen saver, set it to the active screen mode. • Do not use a damaged or loose plug. • This may cause an electric shock or fire. •...
  • Page 5 Safety Instructions Power • Disconnect the plug from the outlet during storms or lightening or if it is not used for a long period of time. • Failure to do so may cause an electric shock or fire. • Do not connect too many extension cords or plugs to an outlet.
  • Page 6 Do not cover the vents on the monitor cabinet. • Bad ventilation may cause a breakdown or fire. • Put your monitor in a location with low humidity and a minimum of dust. • An electric shock or fire could result inside the monitor.
  • Page 7: Installation

    User’s Manual Safety Instructions Installation • Do not place the monitor face down. • The TFT-LCD surface may be damaged.
  • Page 8 Safety Instructions Clean When cleaning the monitor case or the surface of the TFT-LCD, wipe with a slightly moistened, soft fabric. • Do not spray detergent directly on the monitor. • Use the recommended detergent with a smooth cloth. •...
  • Page 9 Do not place any heavy objects on the monitor. • This may cause an electric shock or a fire. • For each hour of looking at the monitor, you should let your eyes rest for 5 minutes. • This will reduce eye fatigue.
  • Page 10 Safety Instructions Other • Do not try to move the monitor by pulling on the wire or the signal cable. • This may cause a breakdown, electric shock or a 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 11 If any items are missing, contact your dealer. User’s Manual • Power Cord • Signal Cable • Audio Cable (SyncMaster 151B) • Quick Setup Guide • Warranty Card (Not available in all locations) • User's Guide and Driver...
  • Page 12 Note : See PowerSaver described in the manual for further information regarding power saving functions. For energy conservation, turn your monitor OFF when it is not needed, or when leaving it unattended for long periods. User’s Manual...
  • Page 13 Rear (The configuration at the back of the monitor may vary from product to product.) 1. Power port : Connect the power cord for your monitor to the power port on the back of the monitor. 2. Signal cable : Connect the end of the signal cable to your computer's video port.
  • Page 14: Connecting Your Monitor

    2. Connect the signal cable to the 15-pin, D-sub connector on the back of your monitor. 3. Connect the monitor to the Macintosh computer using the D-SUB connection cable. 4. In the case of an old model Macintosh, you need to connect the monitor using a special Mac adaptor.
  • Page 15 3. Connect the audio cable for your monitor to the audio port on the back of your computer. 4. Connect the monitor to the Macintosh computer using the D-SUB connection cable. 5. In the case of an old model Macintosh, you need to connect the monitor using a special Mac adaptor.
  • Page 16 1. Insert CD into the CD-ROM drive. 2. Click "Windows ME Driver". 3. Choose your monitor model in the model list, then click the "OK" button. 4. Click the "Install" button in the "Warning" window. 5. Monitor driver installation is completed.
  • Page 17 5. If you can see following "Message" window, then click the "Continue Anyway" button. Then click "OK" button. This monitor driver is under certifying MS logo,and this installation don't damage your system.The certified driver will be posted on Samsung Monitor Homepage http://www.samsung-monitor.com/. 6. Monitor driver installation is completed.
  • Page 18 Setup When prompted by the operating system for the monitor driver, insert the CD-ROM included with this monitor. Driver installation is slightly different from one operating system to another. Follow the directions as appropriate for the operating system you have.
  • Page 19 5. Click "Update Driver.." and select "Install from a list or.." then click "Next" button. 6. Select "Don't search ,I will.." then click "Next" and then click "Have disk". 7. Click the "Browse" button then choose A:(D:\Driver) and choose your monitor model in the model list and click the "Next" button.
  • Page 20 Setup This monitor driver is under certifying MS logo,and this installation don't damage your system.The certified driver will be posted on Samsung Monitor Homepage http://www.samsung-monitor.com/. 9. Click the "Close" button then click "OK" button continually. 10. Monitor driver installation is completed.
  • Page 21 8. Click the "Have Disk" button 9. Specify A:\(D:\driver) then click "OK" button. 10. Select "Show all devices" and choose the monitor that corresponds to the one you connected to your computer and click "OK". 11. Continue choosing "Close" button and "OK" button until you close the Display Properties dialogue box.
  • Page 22 5. Set a Keyboard for your computer. 6. The next screen is for setting your monitor. 7. First of all, set a horizontal frequency for your monitor. (You can enter the frequency directly.) 8. Set a vertical frequency for your monitor. (You can enter the frequency directly.) 9.
  • Page 23 1 Turn off your monitor and unplug its power cord. 2 Lay the LCD monitor face-down on a flat surface with a cushion beneath it to protect the screen. 3 Remove the four screws and then remove the Stand from the LCD monitor.
  • Page 24 User’s Manual Setup Installing VESA compliant mounting Attaching a base NOTE : This monitor accepts a 75mm x 75mm VESA-compliant mounting interface pad. (SyncMaster 171V-100mm x 100mm) 1 Rear cover mounting pad 2 Mounting interface pad Align the Mounting Interface Pad with the holes in the Rear Cover Mounting Pad and secure it with...
  • Page 25: On-Screen Display

    On-Screen Display SyncMaster151S / 171V SyncMaster151B Use this button to open the OSD and activate a highlighted menu item. Use these buttons to highlight and adjust items using the On Screen Display. These buttons are also direct access buttons for the brightness (volume: 151B) feature.
  • Page 26 On-Screen Display SyncMaster 151S / 151B Menu How to adjust Brightness Adjust the Brightness. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the Menu ( ) button to open the Brightness adjustment screen. 3. Use the + button to increase the brightness or - button to decrease the brightness.
  • Page 27: Image Lock

    On-Screen Display Menu Image Lock How to adjust Fine Image Lock is used to fine tune and get the best image by removing noises that creates unstable images with jitters and shimmers. If satisfactory results are not obtained using the Fine adjustment, use the Coarse adjustment and then use Fine again.
  • Page 28 On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust H-Position Follow these instructions to change the horizontal position of the monitor's entire display. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the H-Position screen is displayed.
  • Page 29: Geometry Reset

    ) button twice to open the Geometry Reset adjustment screen. 4. Push the + button to select Yes. If you don't want to reset the monitor, use the - button to select No. Color Reset Color parameters are replaced with the factory default values.
  • Page 30: Color Control

    On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust Color Temperature Color temperature is a measure of the "warmth"of the image colors. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the Color Temperature screen is displayed. 3.
  • Page 31 On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust Language Follow these steps to change the language used in the menu. You can choose one of six languages. English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Swedish. Note : The language chosen affects only the language of the OSD.
  • Page 32: Menu Position

    Menu Position How to adjust H-Position You can change the horizontal position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the H-Menu Position screen is displayed.
  • Page 33: Menu Display Time

    On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust Menu Display Time The menu will automatically turn off if no adjustments are made for a certain time period. You can set the amount of time the menu will wait before it turns off. 1.
  • Page 34: Auto Adjustment

    To make the automatic adjustment function sharper, execute the 'AUTO' function while the AUTO PATTERN is on. How to adjust Auto Adjustment Auto adjustment allows the monitor to self-adjust to the incoming video signal. The values of fine, coarse and position are adjusted automatically. 1. Push the Auto button.
  • Page 35 On-Screen Display SyncMaster 171V Menu How to adjust Brightness Adjust the Brightness. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the Menu ( ) button to open the Brightness adjustment screen. 3. Use the + button to increase the brightness or - button to decrease the brightness.
  • Page 36 On-Screen Display Menu Image Lock How to adjust Fine Image Lock is used to fine tune and get the best image by removing noises that creates unstable images with jitters and shimmers. If satisfactory results are not obtained using the Fine adjustment, use the Coarse adjustment and then use Fine again.
  • Page 37 Menu Position How to adjust H-Position Follow these instructions to change the horizontal position of the monitor's entire display. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the Position screen is displayed.
  • Page 38 ) button twice to open the Geometry Reset adjustment screen. 4. Push the + button to select Yes. If you don't want to reset the monitor, use the - button to select No. Color Reset Color parameters are replaced with the factory default values.
  • Page 39: Color Temperature

    On-Screen Display Menu Color Temperature How to adjust Color Temperature Color temperature is a measure of the "warmth" of the image colors. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the Color Temperature screen is displayed.
  • Page 40: Image Effect

    On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust Image Effect Image being displayed can be made softer or sharper. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the Image Effect screen is displayed. 3. Push the Menu ( ) button to open the Image Effect adjustment screen.
  • Page 41 On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust Menu Halfton Change the opaqueness of the background of the OSD. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the Menu Halfton screen is displayed. 3. Push the Menu ( ) button to open the Menu Halfton selection screen.
  • Page 42: Menu Position(H-Position)

    Menu Position How to adjust Menu Position(H-Position) You can change the horizontal position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the H-Menu Position screen is displayed.
  • Page 43 On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust Menu Display Time The menu will automatically turn off if no adjustments are made for a certain time period. You can set the amount of time the menu will wait before it turns off. 1.
  • Page 44 To make the automatic adjustment function sharper, execute the 'AUTO' function while the AUTO PATTERN is on. How to adjust Auto Adjustment Auto adjustment allows the monitor to self-adjust to the incoming video signal. The values of fine, coarse and position are adjusted automatically. 1. Push the Auto button.
  • Page 45: Troubleshooting

    The monitor is in PowerSaver mode. Press a key on the keyboard or move the mouse to activate the monitor and restore the image on the screen. Unlock the OSD by pressing the MENU button for at least 5 seconds.
  • Page 46 For Windows ME/XP/2000: Set the colors properly at the Control Panel, Display, Settings. Set the video card by referring to the video card manual. Install the monitor driver according to Driver Installation Instructions. Install the monitor driver according to Driver Installation...
  • Page 47 Troubleshooting Check List Check the following items if there is trouble with the monitor. 1. Check if the power cord and the cable are properly connected to the computer. 2. Check if the computer beeps more than 3 times when booting.
  • Page 48 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 remains of the detergent nor scratch the case. Do not allow any water to go inside the monitor. User’s Manual...
  • Page 49 This box also appears during normal operation if the video cable becomes disconnected or damaged. 4. Turn off your monitor and reconnect the video cable; then turn on both your computer and the monitor. If your monitor screen remains blank after using the previous procedure, check your video controller and computer system;...
  • Page 50: Werning Messages

    If there is something wrong with the input signal, a message appears on the screen or the screen goes blank although the power indicator LED is still on. The message may indicate that the monitor is out of scan range or that you need to check the signal cable.
  • Page 51: Specifications

    Specifications General General Model Name LCD Panel Size Display area Pixel Pitch Type Viewing Angle Synchronization Horizontal Vertical Display Color 16,194,277 Colors Resolution Optimum resolution Maximum resolution Input Signal, Terminated RGB Analog 0.7 Vpp positive at 75 ohms Separate H/V sync, TTL level positive or negative Maximum Pixel Clock 80 MHz Power Supply...
  • Page 52: Power Consumption

    Storage Plug and Play Capability This monitor can be installed on any Plug & Play compatible system. Interaction of the monitor and computer systems will provide the best operating conditions and monitor settings. In most cases, monitor installation will proceed automatically, unless the user wishes to select alternate settings Dot Acceptable TFT LCD panel manufactured by using advanced semiconductor technology with precision of 99.999% above is...
  • Page 53 80 MHz Power Supply AC 90 ~ 264 VAC rms, 60/50 Hz ± 3Hz Signal Cable 15pin to 15pin D-sub cable, Detachable SyncMaster 151B 15.0 inch diagonal 304.1 (H) x 228.1 (V) 0.297 (H) x 0.297 (V) a-si TFT active matrix...
  • Page 54: Audio Specification

    Headphone Plug and Play Capability This monitor can be installed on any Plug & Play compatible system. Interaction of the monitor and computer systems will provide the best operating conditions and monitor settings. In most cases, monitor installation will proceed automatically, unless the user wishes to select alternate settings Dot Acceptable TFT LCD panel manufactured by using advanced semiconductor technology with precision of 99.999% above is...
  • Page 55 Specifications General General Model Name LCD Panel Size Display area Pixel Pitch Type Viewing Angle Synchronization Horizontal Vertical Display Color 16.7M (True) Resolution Optimum resolution Maximum resolution Input Signal, Terminated RGB Analog 0.7 Vpp positive at 75 ohms Separate H/V sync, Composite, SOG TTL level positive or negative Maximum Pixel Clock 135 MHz...
  • Page 56 For example, the no. of TFT LCD pixels that is contained in this product are 3,932,160. Plug and Play Capability This monitor can be installed on any Plug & Play compatible system. Interaction of the monitor and computer systems will provide the best operating conditions and monitor settings. In most cases, monitor installation will proceed automatically, unless the user wishes to select alternate settings Note : Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Page 57 This monitor has a built-in power management system called PowerSaver. This system saves energy by switching your monitor into a low-power mode when it has not been used for a certain amount of time. The monitor automatically returns to normal operation when you move the computer's mouse or press a key on the keyboard. For energy conservation, turn your monitor OFF when it is not needed, or when leaving it unattended for long periods.
  • Page 58: Normal Operation

    This monitor has a built-in power management system called PowerSaver. This system saves energy by switching your monitor into a low-power mode when it has not been used for a certain amount of time. The monitor automatically returns to normal operation when you move the computer's mouse or press a key on the keyboard. For energy conservation, turn your monitor OFF when it is not needed, or when leaving it unattended for long periods.
  • Page 59: Horizontal Frequency

    Specifications Preset Timing Modes (SyncMaster 151S / 151B) 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 adjust the screen as follows.
  • Page 60 Specifications Preset Timing Modes (SyncMaster 171V) 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 adjust the screen as follows.
  • Page 61 20063 Cernusco s/Naviglio (MI) Servizio Clienti: 199.153.153 http://www.samsung-italia.com/ United Kingdom : Samsung Electronics (UK) Ltd. Samsung House, 225 Hook Rise South Surbiton, Surrey KT6 7LD Tel. : (0208) 391 0168 Fax. : (0208) 397 9949 < European Service Center & National Service >...
  • Page 62 Samsung Electronics AB Box 713 S-194 27 UPPLANDS VÄSBY SVERIGE Besöksadress : Johanneslundsvägen 4 Samsung support Sverige: 020-46 46 46 Samsung support Danmark : 8088-4646 Samsung support Norge: 8001-1800 Samsung support Finland: 0800-118001 Tel +46 8 590 966 00 Fax +46 8 590 966 50 http://www.samsung.se/...
  • Page 63 • Dot Pitch The image on a monitor is composed of red, green and blue dots. The closer the dots, the higher the resolution. The distance between two dots of the same color is called the 'Dot Pitch'. Unit: mm •...
  • Page 64 UL Listed personal computer with similar configuration. Before making the connection, make sure the voltage rating of the computer convenience outlet is the same as the monitor and that the ampere rating of the computer convenience outlet is equal to or exceeds the monitor voltage rating.
  • Page 65 équipements produisant des interférences au Canada. • MPR II Compliance This monitor complies with SWEDAC(MPR II) recommendations for reduced electric and magnetic fields. • European Notice (Europe only) Products with the CE Marking comply with both the EMC Directive (89/336/EEC), (92/31/EEC), (93/68/EEC) and the Low Voltage Directive (73/23/EEC) issued by the Commission of the European Community.
  • Page 66: What Does Labelling Involve

    The length of time to reactivate the monitor shall be reasonable for the user. Labelled products must meet strict environmental demands, for example in respect of the reduction of...
  • Page 67: Environmental Requirements

    Information Regulatory What does labelling involve?( ( ( ( continue) ) ) ) TCO Development Unit 1996-11-29 On the page this folder you will find a brief summary of the environmental requirements met by this product. The complere environmental criteria document may be ordered from: TCO Development Unit S-11494 Stockholm Sweden...
  • Page 68 User’s Manual Information Regulatory • TCO'99-Ecological requirements for personal computers (TCO applied model only) Congratulations! You have just purchased a TCO'99 approved and labelled product! Your choice has provided you with a product developed for professional use. Your purchase has also contributed to reducing the burden on the environment and also to the further development of environmentally adapted electronics products.
  • Page 69: Tco Development

    User’s Manual Information Regulatory TCO Development SE-114 94 Stockholm, Sweden Fax: +46 8 782 92 07 Email (Internet): development@tco.se Current information regarding TCO'99 approved and labelled products may also be obtained via the Internet, using the address: http://www.tco-info.com/ Environmental requirements Flame retardants Flame retardants are present in printed circuit boards, cables, wires, casings and housings.
  • Page 70 Information Regulatory • Medical Requirement Classifications: In accordance with UL 2601-1/IEC 60601-1, the product is cssified as Continuous duty Class I equipment, which is not protected against ingress of liquids. The product is not suitable for use in the presence of a flammable anaesthetic mixture with air or with oxygen or nitrous oxide. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for medical devices to the IEC 601-1-2:1994.
  • Page 71: Natural Color

    The Natural Color S/W is the very solution for this problem. It is a color administration system developed by Samsung Electronics in association with Korea Electronics & Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI). This system is available only for Samsung monitors and makes the color of the images on the monitor the same as the printed or scanned images.
  • Page 72 For example, the number of TFT LCD pixels that is contained in this product are 2,359,296. When you clean the monitor and the panel outside, please apply the recommended small amount of cleaner by using soft and dry cloth and polish it. Let LCD area not to be forced but to be scrubbed out softly. If excessive force is applied, you can have a stain on it.
  • Page 73 For example, the number of TFT LCD pixels that is contained in this product are 3,932,160. When you clean the monitor and the panel outside, please apply the recommended small amount of cleaner by using soft and dry cloth and polish it. Let LCD area not to be forced but to be scrubbed out softly.
  • Page 74 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 consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this material.

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