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Asus ML239H User Manual

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LCD Monitor
User Guide



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  • Page 1 M Series LCD Monitor User Guide...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Notices ......................iii Safety information ..................iv Care & Cleaning ................... v Chapter 1: Product introduction Welcome! ..................1-1 Package contents ................. 1-1 Monitor introduction ..............1-2 1.3.1 Front view ............... 1-2 1.3.2 Back view ................ 1-3 Chapter 2: Setup Assembling the monitor base .............
  • 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. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However,...
  • 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. • If the power supply is broken, do not try to fix it by yourself. Contact a qualified service technician or your retailer. • Before using the product, make sure all cables are correctly connected and the power cables are not damaged. If you detect any damage, contact your dealer immediately. • Slots and openings on the back or top of the cabinet are provided for ventilation. Do not block these slots. Never place this product near or over a radiator or heat source unless proper ventilation is provided. • The monitor should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the label. If you are not sure of the type of power supply to your home, consult your dealer or local power company. • Use the appropriate power plug which complies with your local power standard. • Do not overload power strips and extention cords. Overloading can result in fire or electric shock.
  • 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. • Cleaning. Turn your monitor off and unplug the power cord. Clean the monitor surface with a lint-free, non-abrasive cloth. Stubborn stains may be removed with a cloth dampened with mild cleaner. • Avoid using a cleaner containing alcohol or acetone. Use a cleaner intended for use with the monitor. Never spray cleaner directly on the screen, as it may drip inside the monitor and cause an electric shock. The following symptoms are normal with the monitor: • The screen may flicker during the initial use due to the nature of the fluorescent light.
  • Page 6 Where to find more information 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. These documents are not part of the standard package.
  • Page 7: Welcome

    Welcome! ® Thank you for purchasing the ASUS LCD monitor! 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 experience that the monitor brings to you! Package contents Check your package for the following items: LCD monitor Quick start guide Warranty card Power cord + power adapter...
  • Page 8: Monitor Introduction

    Monitor introduction 1.3.1 Front view button: • Selects a desired preset mode. • Exits the OSD menu or goes back to the previous menu when the OSD menu is active. • Automatically adjusts the image to its optimized position, clock, and phase by touching this button for 2-4 seconds (for VGA mode only). • Decreases values or moves your selection left/down. • Contrast hotkey MENU button: • Turns on the OSD menu. Enacts the selected OSD menu item. Chapter 1: Product introduction...
  • Page 9: Back View

    Selects an available input source. Power button/power indicator • Turns the monitor on/off. • The color definition of the power indicator is as the below table. Status Description White White (fitful) Standby mode 1.3.2 Back view ML Series(ML238/ML239) only for H SKU MS Series(MS236/MS238/MS246/MS248) only for H SKU ASUS M Series LCD Monitor...
  • Page 10: Rear Connectors

    M Series (20'' only of D SKU) M Series (20'' only of N SKU) Rear connectors DC-IN port. This port connects the power cord. VGA port. This 15-pin port is for PC VGA connection. HDMI port. This port is for connection with an HDMI compatible device. Earphone jack. This port is only available when an HDMI cable is connected.
  • Page 11 Assembling the monitor arm/base To assemble the monitor arm/base: Have the front of the monitor face down on a table. Place the circular arm on the back of the monitor by aligning the pins on the arm with the slots on the monitor. Use a coin or the like to turn the screw until the circular arm is securely attached to the monitor. Put the screw cover on the screw. Attach the circular base to the arm by using a coin or the like to turn the screw until the circular base is securely attached to the arm. The arm/base installation is complete. We recommend that you cover the table surface with soft cloth to prevent damage to the monitor. ML Series Base ASUS M Series LCD Monitor...
  • Page 12: Chapter 2: Setup

    MS Series Adjusting the monitor • F or optimal viewing, we recommend that you look at the full face of the monitor, then adjust the monitor to the angle that is most comfortable for you. • Hold the stand to prevent the monitor from falling when you change its angle. • Y ou can adjust the monitor’s angle from allows swivel Series +20˚ to -5˚ and it 20˚ adjustment from either left or right. º º º It is normal that the monitor slightly shakes while you adjust the viewing angle. Chapter 2: Setup...
  • Page 13: Connecting The Cables

    Connecting the cables Connect the cables as the following instructions: ML Series(ML238/ML239) only for H SKU MS Series(MS236/MS238/MS246/MS248) only for H SKU M Series (20'' only of D SKU) M Series (20'' only of N SKU) ASUS M Series LCD Monitor...
  • Page 14: Turning On The Monitor

    • To connect the power cord: Connect the power adapter securely to the monitor’s DC input port. Connect one end of the power cord to the power adapter and the other end to a power outlet. • To connect the VGA/HDMI-DVI cable: Plug one end of the VGA/HDMI-DVI cable to the monitor’s VGA/HDMI port. Connect the other end of the VGA/HDMI-DVI cable to your computer's VGA/DVI port. Tighten the two screws to secure the VGA/DVI connector. • To use the earphone (only when an HDMI cable, not the supplied HDMI- DVI cable, is connected): connect the end with plug type to the monitor’s earphone jack. When these cables are connected, you can choose the desired signal from the Input Select item in the OSD menu. Turning on the monitor Tap the power button .
  • Page 15: Osd (On-Screen Display) Menu

    Theater Mode: best choice for movies with SPLENDID™ Video Enhancement. • Game Mode: best choice for games playing with SPLENDID™ Video Enhancement. • Scenery Mode: best choice for scenery photo display with SPLENDID™ Video Enhancement. • Night View Mode: best choice for dark-scene games or movies with SPLENDID™ Video Enhancement. • sRGB Mode: best choice for viewing photos and graphics from PCs. In the Standard Mode, the ASCR, Saturation and Sharpness functions are not user-configurable. ASUS M Series LCD Monitor...
  • Page 16 • Sharpness: the adjusting range is from 0 to 100. • Trace Free: adjusts the response time of the monitor. • Aspect Control: adjusts the aspect ratio to full, 4:3, or overscan (only available for the HDMI input). • ASCR: turns on/off the ASCR (ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio) function. • Position: adjusts the horizontal position (H-Position) and the vertical position (V-Position) of the image. The adjusting range is from 0 to 100. • Focus: reduces Horizonal-line noise and Vertical-line noise of the image by adjusting (Phase) and (Clock) separately. The adjusting range is from 0 to 100. • Phase adjusts the phase of the pixel clock signal. With a wrong phase adjustment, the screen shows horizontal disturbances.
  • Page 17 Volume: the adjusting range is from 0 to 100. • ECO Mode: reduces power consumption. • OSD Setup: Adjusts the horizontal position (H-Position)/the vertical position (V-Position) of the OSD from 0 to 100. Adjusts the OSD timeout from 10 to 120 seconds. Enables or disables the DDC/CI function. • Information: shows the monitor information. • Language: there are 11 languages for your selection, including English, German, Italian, French, Dutch, Spanish, Russian, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, korean. Simplified Chinese, • All Reset: “Yes” allows you to restore the default settings. ASUS M Series LCD Monitor...
  • Page 18: Specifications Summary ( M Series )

    Black(front side)/White(back side) (MS202/MS236/MS246/ML238) Power LED White (On)/White (Standby) Tilt +20˚~ -5˚ Swivel +20˚~ -20˚ Kensington lock AC/DC adaptor input AC: 100~240V voltage For use only with power supply via Asus ADP-40PH AB Power consumption Power On: < 30 W, Standby: < 1 W, Power Off: < 1 W Temperature (Operating) 0˚C~40˚C Temperature (Non-operating) -20˚C~+60˚C 497mm*362mm*151mm (machine) 568mm*414mm*151mm(machine) 555mm*415mm*129mm(package) 640*mm510mm*145mm(package) MS202/MS208 MS246/MS248 Dimension (W x H x D)
  • Page 19: Troubleshooting (Faq)

    2-4 seconds to automatically adjust the image (for VGA mode only). • Adjust the Phase and Clock settings via OSD. No sound or sound is low • Ensure that the HDMI cable is properly connected to the monitor and the computer. • Adjust the volume settings of both your monitor and HDMI device. • Ensure that the computer sound card driver is properly installed and activated. ASUS M Series L D Monitor...
  • Page 20: Supported Operating Modes

    Supported operating modes Resolution Horizontal Vertical Frequency Pixel Frequency Frequency (KHz) (Hz) (MHz) 720 x 400 31.47 70.08 28.32 640 x 480 31.47 59.94 25.18 640 x 480 35.00 66.66 30.24 640 x 480 37.87 72.82 31.50 640 x 480 37.50 75.00 31.50 800 x 600 35.16 56.25 36.00 800 x 600 37.88 60.32 40.00 800 x 600 48.08 72.12...

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