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SyncMaster 732N / 932B

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  • Page 1 SyncMaster 732N / 932B...
  • Page 2 Notation Failure to follow directions noted by this symbol could result in bodily harm or damage to the equipment. Prohibited Do not disassemble Do not touch Power When not used for extended period of time, set your computer to DPMS. If using a screen saver, set it to active screen mode..
  • Page 3 This may cause fire. Do not disconnect the power cord while using the monitor. A surge may be caused by the separation and may damage the monitor. Do not use the power cord when the connector or plug is dusty.
  • Page 4 Do not drop the monitor when moving it. This may cause damage to the product or the person carrying it. Install the monitor base in a showcase or shelf so that the end of the base does not protrude from the showcase or shelf.
  • Page 5: Cleaning And Use

    Keep the plastic packaging (bag) out of children’s reach. The plastic packaging (bag) may cause suffocation if children play with it. Cleaning and Use When cleaning the monitor case or the surface of the TFT-LCD screen, wipe with a slightly moistened, soft fabric.
  • Page 6 Do not spray water or detergent directly onto the monitor. This may cause damage, electric shock or fire. 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.
  • Page 7 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. This may cause a breakdown, electric shock or fire due to damage to the cable.
  • Page 8 17 inch (43 cm) - 1280 x 1024 19 inch (48 cm) - 1280 x 1024 Viewing the monitor continuously at a too close angle may result in damage to your eyesight. To ease eye strain, take at least a five-minute break after every hour of using the monitor.
  • Page 9 Children may try to climb on the product to retrieve an object. The product could fall, causing injury or even fatality. When lifting up or moving the monitor, do not lift the monitor upside down while holding only the stand.
  • Page 10 This marking shown on the product or its literature, indicates that it should not be disposed with other household wastes at the end of its working life. To prevent possible harm to the environment or human health from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate this from other types of wastes and recycle it responsibly to promote the sustainable reuse of material resources.
  • Page 11: Product Information (image Retention Free)

    Use a Screen saver if possible - Screen saver in one color or a moving image is recommended. Set the Monitor to power off with the PC Display Properties Power Scheme. Suggestions for specific applications Ex) Airports, Transit Stations, Stock Markets, Banks, and Controlling Systems We recommend that you follow set up of your display system program as below: Display Information together with Logo or Moving image cycle.
  • Page 12 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.
  • Page 13: Package Contents

    SyncMaster 732N Model Package Contents 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 Monitor Manual Warranty Card User's Guide, Monitor Driver,...
  • Page 14: Your Monitor

    Your Monitor Front MENU button [ ] Open the OSD 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. Currently six different modes are available: Custom, Text, Internet, Game, Sport and Movie.
  • Page 15 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. Rear The configuration at the back of the monitor may vary from product to product.
  • Page 16 SyncMaster 932B Model Package Contents 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 Monitor Manual Warranty Card User's Guide, Monitor Driver,...
  • Page 17 Sold separately DVI Cable Your Monitor Front MENU button [ ] Open the OSD 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. Currently six different modes are available: Custom, Text, Internet, Game, Sport and Movie.
  • Page 18 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. Rear The configuration at the back of the monitor may vary from product to product.
  • Page 19 RGB IN port Connect the signal cable to the 15-pin, D-sub port on the back of your monitor. Kensington Lock The Kensington lock is a device used to physically fix the system to something when using it in a public place.
  • Page 20: Connecting Cables

    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 to the computer you are using.
  • Page 22 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 to the computer you are using.
  • Page 23 You can tilt the monitor upwards at an angle of 0° to18°.
  • Page 24: Monitor Driver

    Monitor Driver 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 appropriate for the operating system you have.
  • Page 25 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/ Monitor driver installation is completed. Installing the Monitor Driver (Manual) Windows XP Windows 2000 Windows ME ®...
  • Page 26 Select "Don't search ,I will." then click "Next" and then click "Have disk". Click the "Browse" button then choose A:(D:\Driver) and choose your monitor model in the model list and click the "Next" button. If you can see following "Message" window, then click the "Continue Anyway" button. Then click the "OK"...
  • Page 27 Select the "Settings" tab and click the "Advanced Properties" button. Choose "Monitor." Case1 : If the "Properties" button is inactive, it means your monitor is properly configured. Please stop installation Case2 : If the "Properties" button is active, click the "Properties" button then follow next steps continually.
  • Page 28: Natural Color

    First of all, set a horizontal frequency for your monitor. (You can enter the frequency directly.) Set a vertical frequency for your monitor. (You can enter the frequency directly.) "Enter" the model name of your monitor. This information will not affect the actual execution of X- Window.
  • Page 29 Samsung Electronics in association with Korea Electronics & Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI). This is only available for Samsung monitors and ensures that the color of the images on the monitor are the same as the printed or scanned images.
  • Page 30: Installation

    The OSD mode allows easy adjustment of monitor settings without taking pre-defined steps. You can access the desired menu item to set with ease. Overview | OSD Mode Installation Installation 1. Insert the installation CD into the CD-ROM drive. 2. Click the MagicTune™ installation file.
  • Page 31: Osd Mode

    When selected, each tab displays a list of menus. For quick adjustment of the monitor settings, the OSD mode allows easy and convenient access to all tabs and sub-menu items.
  • Page 32 - including web images and ones produced by a digital camera or scanner. 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.
  • Page 33 MagicZone mode will show if the monitor supports the function. Color Innovation function provides optimized color for personal favor to view effectively with WCG-CCFL which was applied to Samsung Electronics for the first time. Color Brilliant : If you select "Brilliant", you can view a more clear and vibrant image.
  • Page 34 Reset - To reset the monitor settings to the factory defaults. When external A/V devices such as VCRs or DVDs are connected to the monitor, PIP allows you to watch video from those devices in a small window super-imposed on the PC Video signal.
  • Page 35: Color Calibration

    How multiple users can use adjusted color values Definition When monitor is used by multiple users, color values which are adjusted via Color calibration for each users can be saved and used. Up to 5 users can use the saved color values.
  • Page 36: Troubleshooting

    Press "Preview" button on the Color Calibration. The above picture will be shown. 1. Press "View Calibrated" button to see the calibration effect which you adjusted. 2. Press "View Uncalibrated" button to see the original image. Overview | Installation | OSD Mode Uninstall The MagicTune™...
  • Page 37 Products from other manufacturers may cause errors. Only Samsung products are able to support this feature. An error may occur even when your monitor is manufactured by Samsung but is out of date. Check if your monitor is able to support MagicTune™.
  • Page 38 Make sure to turn OFF Highlight before using MagicTune™. Troubleshooting MagicTune™ may not work in case monitor is replaced or driver of graphic card is updated while MagicTune™ is operating. If so, please restart the system. Symptom...
  • Page 39: Control Buttons

    ] These buttons allow you to adjust items in the menu. [ ] Press this button to activate a highlighted menu item. [AUTO] When the 'AUTO' button is pressed, the Auto Adjustment screen appears as shown in the animated screen on the center. Direct Functions AUTO SyncMaster 732N Model...
  • Page 40 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 41 MENU button Menu 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 42 MagicBright™ Menu Push the MagicBright™ button to circle through available preconfigured modes. MagicBright™ - six different modes (Custom/Text/Internet/Game/Sport/Movie) Brightness Menu Brightness When OSD is not on the screen, push the button to adjust brightness. Description Description...
  • Page 43: Osd Function

    OSD Function Brightness Picture Color MagicColor Coarse Image Language Image Reset Setup Information Picture Menu You can use the on-screen menus to change the brightness according to personal preference. Brightness Direct Access Feature : When OSD is not on the screen, push the button to adjust brightness.
  • Page 44 Menu 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. Returns to the original mode. Demo The screen before applying MagicColor appears MagicColor on the right and the screen after applying MagicColor appears on the left.
  • Page 45 (clock speed). MENU → → Changes the clearance of image. Sharpness MENU → → Changes the horizontal position of the monitor's entire display. H-Position MENU → → Changes the vertical position of the monitor's entire display. V-Position MENU →...
  • Page 46 MENU → → You can change the horizontal position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor. H-Position MENU → → You can change the vertical position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor.
  • Page 47 Menu Image parameters are replaced with the factory default values. Image Reset MENU → → Color parameters are replaced with the factory default values. Color Reset MENU → → Information Menu Description → → → → MENU → → → →...
  • Page 48 Shows a video source, display mode on the OSD screen. Information MENU →...
  • Page 49 Control Buttons [MENU / ] Opens the OSD menu. Also use to exit the OSD menu or return to the previous menu. ] These buttons allow you to adjust items in the menu. [ ] Press this button to activate a highlighted menu item. [AUTO] When the 'AUTO' button is pressed, the Auto Adjustment screen appears as shown in the animated screen on the center.
  • Page 50 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 51 MENU button Menu 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 52 MagicBright™ Menu Push the MagicBright™ button to circle through available preconfigured modes. MagicBright™ - six different modes (Custom/Text/Internet/Game/Sport/Movie) Brightness Menu Brightness When OSD is not on the screen, push the button to adjust brightness. Description Description...
  • Page 53 SOURCE Menu SOURCE Selects the Video signal while the OSD is off. (Analog/Digital) OSD Function Picture Brightness MagicColor Color Image Coarse Language Setup Auto Source Information Picture Description Contrast Color Tone Color Control Gamma Fine Sharpness H-Position H-Position V-Position Transparency Image Reset Color Reset V-Position...
  • Page 54 Menu You can use the on-screen menus to change the brightness according to personal preference. Brightness Direct Access Feature : When OSD is not on the screen, push the button to adjust brightness. MENU → → You can use the on-screen menus to change the contrast according to personal preference.
  • Page 55 Menu 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. Returns to the original mode. Demo The screen before applying MagicColor appears MagicColor on the right and the screen after applying MagicColor appears on the left.
  • Page 56 (clock speed). MENU → → Changes the clearance of image. Sharpness MENU → → Changes the horizontal position of the monitor's entire display. H-Position MENU → → Changes the vertical position of the monitor's entire display. V-Position MENU →...
  • Page 57 - 5 Sec, 10 Sec, 20 Sec, 200 Sec MENU → → Setup Menu Select Auto Source for the monitor to automatically select the signal source. Auto Source MENU → Image parameters are replaced with the factory default values.
  • Page 58 Menu Description Shows a video source, display mode on the OSD screen. Information MENU →...
  • Page 59: Check List

    (The message is displayed again if the system is rebooted.) The monitor is in PowerSaver mode. 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 'SOURCE' button.
  • Page 60 (When Windows is XP); Control Panel → Performance and Maintenance → System → Hardware → Device Manager → Monitors → After deleting Plug and Play monitor, find 'Plug and Play ] button for at Driver...
  • Page 61 Visit the MagicTune™ website and download the installation software for MagicTune™ MAC. 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.
  • Page 62 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 63 Hz" message comes up, disconnect the cable from the computer while the monitor is still powered on. 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 64 Please change to the recommended mode during this one-minute period. (The message is displayed again if the system is rebooted.) The monitor is in PowerSaver mode. Press a key on the keyboard to activate the monitor and dealer.
  • Page 65 If there is still no image, press the 'SOURCE' button. Then press any key on the keyboard again to activate the monitor and restore the image on the screen. You may get a blank screen if you boot the system...
  • Page 66 Visit the MagicTune™ website and download the installation software for MagicTune™ MAC. 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.
  • Page 67 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 68 Hz" message comes up, disconnect the cable from the computer while the monitor is still powered on. 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 69: Specifications

    Specifications General Model Name SyncMaster 732N LCD Panel Size 17 " Diagonal (43 cm) Display area 337.92 mm (H) x 270.336 mm (V) Pixel Pitch 0.264 mm (H) x 0.264 mm (V) Synchronization Horizontal 31~ 81 kHz Vertical 56 ~ 75 Hz Display Color 8 bit color (16.7M)
  • Page 70 This monitor has a built-in power management system called PowerSaver. This system saves energy by switching your monitor to low-power mode when it has not been used for a certain amount of time. The monitor automatically returns to normal operation when you 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 71: Preset Timing Modes

    Preset Timing Modes 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. Horizontal Display Mode Frequency...
  • Page 72 Specifications General Model Name SyncMaster 932B LCD Panel Size 19 " Diagonal (48 cm) Display area 376.32 mm (H) x 301.056 mm (V) Pixel Pitch 0.294 mm (H) x 0.294 mm (V) Synchronization Horizontal 31 ~ 81 kHz Vertical 56 ~ 75 Hz Display Color 8 bit color (16.7M) Resolution...
  • Page 73 This monitor has a built-in power management system called PowerSaver. This system saves energy by switching your monitor to low-power mode when it has not been used for a certain amount of time. The monitor automatically returns to normal operation when you 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 74 Preset Timing Modes 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. Horizontal Display Mode Frequency...
  • Page 75 Vertical Frequency Like a fluorescent lamp, the screen has to repeat the same image many times per second to display an image to the user. The frequency of this repetition is called the Vertical Frequency or Refresh Rate. Unit : Hz...
  • Page 76 Contact SAMSUNG WORLD-WIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care center. North America CANADA 1-800-SAMSUNG (7267864) MEXICO 01-800-SAMSUNG (7267864) U.S.A 1-800-SAMSUNG (7267864) Latin America ARGENTINA 0800-333-3733 BRAZIL 4004-0000 CHILE 800-726-7864 (SAMSUNG)
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  • Page 78: For Better Display

    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 79 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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