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February 2012
LCD Monitor

User Guide



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  • Page 1: User Guide

    February 2012 VG23AH LCD Monitor User Guide...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.
  • Page 3: Notices

    Notices Federal.Communications.Commission.Statement This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: • This device may not cause harmful interference, and • This device must accept any interference received including interference that may cause undesired operation. 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.
  • Page 4: Safety.information

    Safety information • Before setting up the monitor, carefully read all the documentation that came with the package. • To prevent fire or shock hazard, never expose the monitor to rain or moisture. • Never try to open the monitor cabinet. The dangerous high voltages inside the monitor may result in serious physical injury.
  • Page 5: Care.&.Cleaning

    Care & Cleaning • Before you lift or reposition your monitor, it is better to disconnect the cables and power cord. Follow the correct lifting techniques when positioning the monitor. When lifting or carrying the monitor, grasp the edges of the monitor. Do not lift the display by the stand or the cord. •...
  • Page 6 Refer to the following sources for additional information and for product and software updates. ASUS.websites. The ASUS websites worldwide provide updated information on ASUS hardware and software products. Refer to Optional.documentation. Your product package may include optional documentation that may have been added by your dealer.
  • Page 7: Welcome

    Welcome! Thank you for purchasing the ASUS The latest widescreen LCD monitor from ASUS provides a crisper, broader, and brighter display, plus a host of features that enhance your viewing experience. With these features, you can enjoy the convenience and delightful visual...
  • Page 8: Monitor.introduction

    Monitor introduction 1.3.1. Front.view Power Button/Power Indicator: • Press this button to turn the monitor on/off. • The color definition of the power indicator is shown below. Status Blue Amber Input Select Button: • Press this button to select input source. Button: •...
  • Page 9 Long press this button to automatically adjust this monitor to its optimized position, clock, and phase (for VGA mode only). The Splendid, Contrast and Brightness adjustment functions will be temporarily disabled while 3D function is activated. ASUS VG23AH LCD Monitor...
  • Page 10: Back View

    1.3.2. Back.view Rear.connectors Kensington lock slot. AC-IN port: This port connects the power cord. HDMI-IN port: This port is for connection with an HDMI compatible device (support 3D graphic card HDMI1.4; DVD player HDMI1.4, and Blu-ray 3D). DVI port: This 24-pin port is for PC (Personal Computer) DVI-D digital signal connection.
  • Page 11: Experiencing 3D Virtual Effects

    HDMI cable only if your computer has an HDMI compliance graphics card that is either integrated or installed. To support 3D Vision, please make sure the HDMI cable is properly connected the monitor and your 3D Vision compatible graphics card. ASUS VG23AH LCD Monitor...
  • Page 12: Assembling.the.monitor.base

    Assembling the monitor base To.assemble.the.monitor.base: Attach the base to the arm. Fix with the screw to joint the base with the arm. You can easily tighten the screws by fingers. Remove the height adjustment lock from the arm. The height adjustment lock should NEVER be removed BEFORE you place the monitor VERTICALLY on a flat and clean table.
  • Page 13: Adjusting.the.monitor

    You can tilt the monitor from -5˚ to +15˚, swivel from left-to-right for 150˚, and lift the monitor’s height for about 100mm. -5° ~ +15° It is normal that the monitor slightly shakes while you adjust the viewing angle. ASUS VG23AH LCD Monitor 150° 0° 150°...
  • Page 14: Detaching.the.arm.(For.vesa.wall.mount)

    Detaching the arm (for VESA wall mount) The detachable arm of this monitor is specially designed for VESA wall mount. To.detach.the.arm: Disconnect power and signal cables. Lower the monitor to its lowest height, and then insert the height adjustment lock. Carefully put the front of the monitor face down on a flat and clean table.
  • Page 15: Osd.(On-Screen.display).Menu

    Highlight and activate the desired sub-menu function by pressing ] button. Press [ ] or [ function. To exit the OSD menu, press [ 3 to adjust any other function. ASUS VG23AH LCD Monitor Scenery Mode Standard Mode Theater Mode Game Mode Night View Mode sRGB...
  • Page 16: Osd Function Introduction

    3.1.2. OSD.Function.Introduction Splendid This function contains six sub-functions you can select for your preference. Each mode has the Reset selection, allowing you to maintain your setting or return to the preset mode. VG23AH Splendid Color Image Input Select System Setup •.
  • Page 17 Skin.Tone: Contains three color modes including “Reddish”, “Natural”, and “Yellowish”. Image Set the image related setting from this menu. VG23AH Splendid Color Image Input Select System Setup ASUS VG23AH LCD Monitor Brightness Contrast Saturation Color Temp. Skin Tone Move Menu Exit Sharpness...
  • Page 18 Aspect.Control: Adjust the aspect ratio to “4:3”, “Full”, or “OverScan”. (The “OverScan” ratio is only available for HDMI input.) •. ASCR: Turn on or off the ASCR (ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio) function. (Only available at Scenery, Theater, Game, and Night. View Mode.) •.
  • Page 19 ECO is ON. Its brightness is lower than that when setting the Contrast Ratio to 100.) •. QuickFit: Contains three patterns: (1) Grid pattern, (2) Paper size, (3) Photo size. ASUS VG23AH LCD Monitor HDMI 1 HDMI 2 Move Menu...
  • Page 20 Grid pattern: Facilitates designers and users to organize content and layout on one page and achieve a consistent look and feel. Alignment Grid Paper size: Provides users to view their documents in real size on the screen. Photo size: Provides photographers and other users to accurately view and edit their photos in real size on the screen.
  • Page 21 •. Language: There are 10 languages for your selection, including “English”, “French”, “German”, “Spanish”, “Italian”, “Dutch”, “Russian”, “Traditional.Chinese”, “Simplified.Chinese”, and “Japanese”. •. Information: Shows the monitor information. •. All.Reset: Select “Yes” to restore the default settings. ASUS VG23AH LCD Monitor...
  • Page 22: Specifications

    Specifications Panel.Type. Panel.Size. Color.Saturation(NTSC) True.Resolution. Full.HD.1080P Pixel.Pitch. Brightness.(Typ.). Contrast.Ratio.(Typ.). ASUS.Smart.Contrast.Ratio.(ASCR) Viewing.Angle.(H/V).CR≧10. Display.Colors. Response.Time. Trace.Free.Technology SPLENDID™.Video.Intelligence. Technology. SPLENDID™.Selection. Skin-Tone.Selection Color.Temperature.Selection. HDCP Stereo.Speaker Auto.Adjustment.Hotkey Brightness.Adjustment.Hotkey Input.Selection.Hotkey 2D-to-3D.Hotkey PC.Input PC.Audio.Input Video.Input AV.Audio.Input. Earphone.Jack. Chassis.Colors. Power.LED. Tilt. Swivel. Height.Adjustment. TFT LCD 23” W (58.4cm) ≧...
  • Page 23 Temperature.(Operating). Temperature.(Non-operating). Dimension.(W.x.H.x.D). Weight.(Esti.). Regulation.approvals. *Specifications subject to change without notice. ASUS VG23AH LCD Monitor 100 x 100 mm AC: 100 ~ 240V Power On: < 50 W (Max.) Energy Star: < 37.25 W Standby: < 1 W (Typ.) Power Off: < 1 W 0˚C ~ +35˚C...
  • Page 24: Troubleshooting.(Faq)

    Troubleshooting (FAQ) Problem Power LED is not ON The power LED lights amber and there is no screen image Screen image is too light or dark Screen image bounces or a wave pattern is present in the image Screen image has color defects (white does not look white) 3D function is not working well 3-10...
  • Page 25: Supported.timing.list

    1280x1024 1280x1024 1440x900 1440x900 1680x1050 1920x1080 1280x720 1280x720 1280x720 1280x768 1280x800 1280x800 1280x800 1366x768 1440x900 1680x1050 1920x1080 640x480P (HDMI) ASUS VG23AH LCD Monitor Refresh.Rate 60Hz 67Hz 75Hz 70Hz 85Hz 56Hz 60Hz 72Hz 75Hz 75Hz 60Hz 60Hz 70Hz 75Hz 75Hz 60Hz...
  • Page 26 Resolution 720x480P (HDMI) 720x576P (HDMI) 1280x720P (HDMI) 1280x720P (HDMI) 1440x480P (HDMI) 1440x576P (HDMI) 1920x1080i (HDMI) 1920x1080i (HDMI) 1920x1080P (HDMI) 1920x1080P (HDMI) 3D.Display.Modes,.Primary.Timings.List.(HDMI.input.only) Resolution 1280x720P 50Hz 1280x720P 59.94/60Hz 1920x1080i 50Hz 1920x1080i 59.94/60Hz 1920x1080P 50Hz 1920x1080P 59.94/60Hz 1920x1080P 23.98/24Hz 3-12 Refresh.Rate 59.94/60Hz 50Hz 50Hz 59.94/60Hz...