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Asus VE278H User Manual

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April 2012
VE278 Series

LCD Monitor

User Guide


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  • Page 1: Lcd Monitor

    April 2012 VE278 Series 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. 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, there is no guarantee that interference will...
  • 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.
  • 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 LCD. 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 VE278 Series 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 VE278 Series brings you! Package contents Check your VE278 Series LCD package for the following items: LCD monitor Monitor base Quick start guide warranty card 1 x Power cord 1 x VGA cable 1 x DVI cable(only for VE278N) 1 x HDMI-DVI cable (only for VE278H) 1 x Audio cable(only for VE278H) If any of the above items is damaged or missing, contact your retailer immediately. ASUS LCD Monitor VE278 Series...
  • Page 8: Assembling The Monitor Base

    Assembling the monitor base To assemble the monitor base: Attach the base to the arm and fix with the screw to join them tightly. You can easily tighten the screw by fingers. Adjust the monitor to the angle that is most comfortable for you. We recommend that you cover the table surface with soft cloth to prevent damage to the monitor. Make sure to screw the base to the arm tightly. Connect cables To connect cables: Connect the cables you need based on chapter 1.5.2, page1-5. Chapter 1: Product Introduction...
  • Page 9: Monitor Introduction

    Monitor introduction 1.5.1 Front of the LCD monitor VE278H VE278N Button: • Automatically adjust the image to its optimized position, clock, and phase by long pressing this button for 2-4 seconds (for VGA mode only). • Use this hotkey to switch from six video preset modes (Scenery Mode, Standard Mode, Theater Mode, Game Mode, Night View Mode, and sRGB Mode) with SPLENDID™ Video Intelligence Technology. • Exit the OSD menu or go back to the previous menu as the OSD menu is active. QuickFit Button: • This is a hotkey to activate the QuickFit function designed for alignment. • The QuickFit function contains 7 pages of common grid patterns, paper sizes, and photo sizes. Button: • Press this button to decrease the value of the function selected or move to the next function.This is also a hotkey for Contrast adjustment.
  • Page 10 Press this button to increase the value of the function selected or move to the previous functions. • This is also a hotkey for Brightness adjustment. Input Select Button: • Use this hotkey to switch from VGA, DVI(VE278N),HDMI(VE278H) input signal. Power Button/Power Indicator: • Press this button to turn the monitor on/off. • The color definition of the power indicator is as the below table.
  • Page 11: Rear Of The Lcd Monitor

    1.5.2 Rear of the LCD monitor VE278H VE278N AC-IN port HDMI port DVI port VGA port Audio - in Port Earphone - out Port Screw Holes for VESA Wall Mount ASUS LCD Monitor VE278 Series...
  • Page 12: Quickfit Function

    1.5.3 QuickFit Function The QuickFit function contains three patterns: (1) Grid (2) Paper size (3) Photo size. Grid patterns The grid patterns facilitate designers and users to organize content and layout on a page and achieve a consistent look and feel. Alignment Grid Paper size QuickFit provides numerous commonly used standard paper sizes for users to view their documents in real size on the screen. Letter Chapter 1: Product Introduction...
  • Page 13 Photo size The various real photo sizes displayed in the QuickFit function provides photographers and other users to accurately view and edit their photos in real size on the screen. Photo 4x6, 3x5, 2x2 Photo 8x10, 5x7 ASUS LCD Monitor VE278 Series...
  • Page 14: Detaching The Arm/stand (for Vesa Wall Mount)

    Detaching the arm/stand (for VESA wall mount) The detachable stand of the VE278 Series LCD monitor is specially designed for VESA wall mount. To detach the arm/stand: Disconnect power and signal cables. Carefully put the front of the monitor face down on a clean table. Use a screwdriver to remove the two screws that secure the stand to the monitor. Detach the stand from the monitor. •...
  • Page 15: Adjusting The Monitor

    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 while changing its angle. • Y ou can adjust the monitor’s angle from -5˚ to 20˚. -5 ~ 20 ASUS LCD Monitor VE278 Series...
  • Page 16: Osd (on-screen Display) Menu

    OSD (On-Screen Display) menu 3.1.1 How to reconfigure VE278 Splendid Scenery Mode Color Standard Mode Image Theater Mode Game Mode Input Select System Setup Night View Mode sRGB Move Menu Exit Press the MENU button to activate the OSD menu. Press  and  to navigate through the functions. Highlight and activate the desired function by pressing the MENU button. If the function selected has a sub-menu, press ...
  • Page 17 Color Select the image color you like from this function. VE278 Splendid Brightness Color Contrast Image Saturation Input Select Color Temp. User Mode System Setup Skin Tone Natural Smart View Move Menu Exit • Brightness: The adjusting range is from 0 to 100. The button is also a hotkey to activate this function. ASUS LCD Monitor VE278 Series...
  • Page 18 Saturation: The adjusting range is from 0 to 100. • • Color Temp.: Contains three preset color modes (Cool, Normal, Warm) and one User Mode. • Skin Tone: Contains three color modes including Reddish, Natural, and Yellowish. • Smart view: The versatile viewing positions with Smart View Technology In the User Mode, colors of R (Red), G (Green), and B (Blue) are userconfigurable; the adjusting range is from 0 ~ 100. Image You can adjust the image Sharpness, Trace Free(Only for VE278H ), Aspect Control, ASCR, Position (VGA only), and Focus (VGA only) from this main function. VE278 Splendid Sharpness Trace Free Color Image Aspect Control Full Input Select ASCR...
  • Page 19: Input Select

    Input Select Select the input source from VGA, DVI.(VE278N) VE278 Splendid Color Image Input Select System Setup Move Menu Exit Select the input source from VGA, HDMI1,HDMI2.(VE278H) VE278 Splendid Color HDMI1 HDMI2 Image Input Select System Setup Move Menu Exit...
  • Page 20 System Setup Move Menu Exit • Splendid Demo Mode: Activate the demo mode for the Splendid function. • Volume: Adjust the earphone or speaker output volume level. The VS239 adjusting range is from 0 to 100.(Only for VE278H.) • ECO Mode: Activate the ecology mode for power saving. • OSD Setup: Adjusts the horizontal postition (H-Position), vertical position (V-Position), OSD Timeout, DDD/CI, and Transparency of the OSD screen. • Language: Select OSD language. The selections for Non-EU and Non- US version OSD are: English, Traditional Chinese , Simplified Chinese, Japanese , Persian, Thai and Indonesian; The selections for EU and...
  • Page 21: Specifications

    3.2 Specifications Model VE278N VE278H Panel Size 27.0”W (68.6cm) Max. Resolution 1920x1080 Brightness (Typ.) 300cd/m Intrisinc Contrast Ratio (Typ.) 1200:1 Viewing Angle (CR≤10) 160°(V) ; 170°(H) Display Colors 16.7 M(6bit Hi FRC) Response Time (Typ.) 5 ms (Tr+Tf) 2 ms (Gray to Gray) DVI input DVI with HDCP D-Sub input HDMI input Power ON Consumption Earphone Power saving mode < 0.5W Power off mode < 0.5W Tilt -5° ~ +20°...
  • Page 22: Troubleshooting (faq)

    Temperature via OSD. Screen image is blurry or fuzzy • Press the button for two seconds to automatically adjust the image (for VGA mode only). • Adjust the Phase and Clock settings via OSD. No sound or sond is low(Only for • Make sure the audio cable is properly connected to VE278H) the monitor. • Adjust the volume settings of both your monitor and computer. • Make sure the computer sound card driver is properly installed and activated. ASUS LCD Monitor VE278 Series...
  • Page 23: Supported Timing List

    Supported Timing List VESA / IBM Modes Support Timing (D-SUB, DVI-D, VE278H HDMI inputs) Resolution Refresh Rate Horizontal Frequency 640 x 350 70Hz 31.469KHz 640 x 480 60Hz 31.469KHz 640 x 480 67Hz 35KHz 640 x 480 75Hz 37.5KHz 720 x 400 70Hz 31.469KHz 800 x 600 56Hz 35.156KHz 800 x 600 60Hz 37.879KHz...

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