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HP EF224A4 User Manual

19", 20", and 24" lcd monitors.
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HP LP1965 19", LP2065 20", and LP2465
24" LCD Monitors
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  • Page 1 HP LP1965 19", LP2065 20", and LP2465 24" LCD Monitors User Guide...
  • Page 2 The warranties for Hewlett-Packard products are set forth in the express limited warranty statements accompanying such products. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty.
  • Page 3: About This Guide

    About This Guide This guide provides information on setting up the monitor, installing drivers, using the on-screen display menu, troubleshooting and technical specifications. WARNING! Text set off in this manner indicates that failure to follow directions could result in bodily harm or loss of life. CAUTION Text set off in this manner indicates that failure to follow directions could result in damage to equipment or loss of information.
  • Page 4 About This Guide ENWW...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents 1 Product Features HP LP1965, LP2065, and LP2465 Models ................... 1 2 Safety and Maintenance Guidelines Important Safety Information ......................... 3 Maintenance Guidelines ........................4 Cleaning the Monitor ......................4 Shipping the Monitor ......................4 3 Setting Up the Monitor Installing the Monitor Pedestal Base .....................
  • Page 6 Installing the HP Display LiteSaver Software ..............30 sRGB Support ............................31 Changing the Color Temperature ..................31 Installing the sRGB ICM File for Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows XP ....32 Appendix A Troubleshooting Solving Common Problems .........................33 Using the Worldwide Web ........................34 Preparing to Call Technical Support ....................
  • Page 7: Product Features

    Product Features HP LP1965, LP2065, and LP2465 Models The flat panel monitors have an active matrix, thin-film transistor (TFT), liquid crystal display (LCD). The monitor features include: ● LP1965 model, large 19-inch (48.3 cm) viewable area display with 1280 × 1024 resolution, plus full-screen support for lower resolutions ●...
  • Page 8 ● AssetControl ● Compliant with the following regulated specifications: ● European Union CE Directives ● Swedish MPR II 1990 ● Swedish TCO Requirements Chapter 1 Product Features ENWW...
  • Page 9: Safety And Maintenance Guidelines

    Safety and Maintenance Guidelines Important Safety Information A power cord is included with the monitor. If another cord is used, use only a power source and connection appropriate for this monitor. For information on the correct power cord set to use with the monitor, refer to the Power Cord Set Requirements section in Appendix C.
  • Page 10: Maintenance Guidelines

    Maintenance Guidelines To enhance the performance and extend the life of the monitor: ● Do not open the monitor cabinet or attempt to service this product yourself. Adjust only those controls that are covered in the operating instructions. If the monitor is not operating properly or has been dropped or damaged, contact an authorized HP dealer, reseller, or service provider.
  • Page 11: Setting Up The Monitor

    Setting Up the Monitor To set up the monitor, ensure that the power is turned off to the monitor, computer system, and other attached devices, then follow the instructions below. NOTE Be sure the master power switch, located on the rear panel of the monitor, is in the off position.
  • Page 12: Rear Components

    Rear Components Figure 3-2 Rear Components Component Function Cable Lock Provision Provides slot for use with cable security locks. Master Power Switch Turns off all power to the monitor. AC Power Connector Connects the AC power cord to the monitor. DVI-I Connectors Connects the DVI-I to VGA signal cable or DVI-D signal cable to the monitor.
  • Page 13: Selecting The Signal Connectors And Cables

    Selecting the Signal Connectors and Cables The monitor features two DVI-I connectors capable of supporting either analog or digital input. The video mode supported by the DVI-I connector is determined by the video cable used. ● For digital operation, use the DVI-D signal cable provided. Connect the DVI-D signal cable to a DVI-I connector on the monitor and the other end to the DVI connector on the computer.
  • Page 14: Connecting The Monitor

    Connecting the Monitor Place the monitor in a convenient, well-ventilated location near the computer. Connect one end of the USB hub cable to the USB connector on the rear panel of the computer, and the other end to the upstream USB connector on the monitor. Figure 3-5 Connecting the USB Cable WARNING!
  • Page 15 Connect one end of the power cable to the AC power connector on the back of the monitor, and the other end to an electrical wall outlet. Figure 3-6 Connecting the Power Cable Place the cables through the cable management channel on the back of the monitor base. Figure 3-7 Using the Cable Management Feature ENWW...
  • Page 16: Adjusting The Monitor

    Adjusting the Monitor Tilt the monitor's panel forward or backward to set it to a comfortable eye level. Figure 3-8 Tilting the Monitor NOTE The 24" model has a tilt range of -5 to +25 degrees. Swivel the monitor to the left or right for the best viewing angle. Figure 3-9 Swiveling the Monitor Chapter 3 Setting Up the Monitor...
  • Page 17 Adjust the monitor's height so that it is parallel to your eye height for a comfortable viewing position. WARNING! A lock-down/release button on the front of the column prevents the display head of the 19" model from sliding up when the monitor is lifted. If the display head is locked in the lowest height position: a.
  • Page 18: Turning On The Monitor

    Pivot the monitor from landscape to portrait orientation viewing to adapt to your application. Figure 3-11 Pivoting the Monitor NOTE The 20" model (shown above) pivots counter-clockwise; the 19" and 24" models pivot clockwise. To view information on the screen in portrait mode, you will need to install the Pivot Pro software included on the software and documentation CD.
  • Page 19: Connecting Usb Devices

    Connecting USB Devices The monitor provides four USB connectors, two on the side panel and two on the rear panel, used to connect devices such as a digital camera, USB keyboard, or USB mouse. NOTE You must connect the USB hub cable from the monitor to the computer to enable the USB 2.0 ports on the monitor.
  • Page 20: Using The Accessory Rails

    Using the Accessory Rails The monitor features accessory rails on the rear that may be used to mount optional devices, such as the HP speaker bar, to attach to the LCD. Refer to the documentation included with the optional device for detailed mounting instructions. Figure 3-13 Using the Accessory Rails Feature Removing the Monitor Pedestal Base...
  • Page 21: Mounting The Monitor

    Pull up on the monitor display head (2) to remove it from the base. Figure 3-14 Removing the Monitor from the Pedestal Base Mounting the Monitor The HP Quick Release can be removed from the pedestal base and installed to a mounting fixture. It allows you to quickly and securely attach the monitor panel to the mounting fixture.
  • Page 22 Mount the Quick Release to a swing arm or other mounting fixture using the four screws removed from the Quick Release in the previous step. Figure 3-16 Installing the Quick Release CAUTION The Quick Release can also be installed directly to a wall to mount the monitor panel.
  • Page 23: Locating The Rating Labels

    Locating the Rating Labels The rating labels on the monitor provide the spare part number, product number, and serial number. You may need these numbers when contacting HP about the monitor model. The rating labels are located on the rear panel of the monitor display head. Figure 3-18 Locating the Rating Labels ENWW...
  • Page 24 Chapter 3 Setting Up the Monitor ENWW...
  • Page 25: Operating The Monitor

    Operating the Monitor Software and Utilities The CD that comes with the monitor contains files you can install on the computer: ● an .INF (Information) file ● an .ICM (Image Color Matching) file ● auto-adjustment pattern utility ● additional software for the monitor model Adobe Reader is supplied on this CD and can be installed from the menu.
  • Page 26: Installing The .inf And .icm Files

    Installing the .INF and .ICM Files After you determine that you need to update, you can install the .INF and .ICM files from the CD or download them. Installing from the CD To install the .INF and .ICM files on the computer from the CD: Insert the CD in the computer CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 27: Using The Auto-adjustment Function

    Using the Auto-Adjustment Function You can optimize the screen performance for the VGA (analog) input by using the -/Auto button on the monitor and the auto-adjustment pattern software utility on the CD provided. Do not use this procedure if the monitor is using a DVI input. If the monitor is using a VGA (analog) input, this procedure can correct the following image quality conditions: ●...
  • Page 28: Front Panel Controls

    Front Panel Controls Table 4-1 Monitor Front Panel Controls Control Function Menu/Select Opens, selects or exits the OSD menu. ● – (Minus)/Auto Navigates backward through the OSD menu and decreases adjustment levels. ● When the OSD menu is inactive, activates the auto adjustment feature to optimize the screen image.
  • Page 29: Adjusting The Monitor Settings

    Adjusting the Monitor Settings The monitor settings can be adjusted from the On-Screen Display (OSD) menu or from the HP Display Assistant utility. Using the On-Screen Display Menu Use the On-Screen Display (OSD) to adjust the screen image based on your viewing preferences. To access the OSD, do the following: If the monitor is not already on, press the Power...
  • Page 30: Osd Menu Selections

    OSD Menu Selections The following table lists the On-Screen Display (OSD) menu selections and their functional descriptions. After changing an OSD menu item, and if the menu screen has these options, you may choose to: ● Cancel—to return to the previous menu level. ●...
  • Page 31 Table 4-2 OSD Menu (continued) Icon Main Menu Submenu Description 9300 K Changes to slightly blueish white. 6500 K Changes to slightly reddish white. Custom Color Selects and adjusts your own color scales: ● R—sets your own red color levels ●...
  • Page 32 Table 4-2 OSD Menu (continued) Icon Main Menu Submenu Description DDC/CI Support Allows the computer to control some OSD menu features such as brightness, contrast and color temperature. Set to: ● ● The factory default is On. Sleep Timer Provides the timer adjustment menu options: ●...
  • Page 33 Table 4-2 OSD Menu (continued) Icon Main Menu Submenu Description Disable Input Auto- Keeps the monitor's video input selection at it's current setting. Switching This menu selection is visible if the video input control is set to Enable Input Auto-switching. Enable Input Auto- Automatically returns the monitor's video input to the default Switching...
  • Page 34: Optimizing Digital Conversion

    Optimizing Digital Conversion This monitor contains advanced circuitry that allows the flat panel screen to function like a standard monitor. Two controls in the on-screen display can be adjusted to improve image performance: Clock and Clock Phase. NOTE The Clock and Clock Phase controls are adjustable only when using an analog input. These controls are not adjustable for digital inputs.
  • Page 35: Identifying Monitor Conditions

    Identifying Monitor Conditions Special messages will appear on the monitor screen when identifying the following monitor conditions: ● Input Signal Out of Range—Change resolution setting to 1280 × 1024 – 60Hz (LP1965 19" model), 1600 × 1200 - 60Hz (LP2065 20" model), or 1920 × 1200 - 60 Hz (LP2465 24" model)— Indicates the monitor does not support the input signal because the resolution and/or refresh rate are set higher than the monitor supports.
  • Page 36: Hp Display Litesaver

    NOTE You must set the current local time before you reset the time for Sleep Time or On Time. Note that the time is displayed in a 24–hour clock format. For example, 1:15 p.m. is displayed as 13 hours 15 minutes. Press the Menu button once to enter the adjustment mode for hours.
  • Page 37: Srgb Support

    Table 4-3 HP Display LiteSaver Configuration Options (continued) Select This Option To Do This Display Off Sets the time when the monitor automatically turns off. This does not affect screen saver operation, which has priority over the HP Display LiteSaver. Display On Sets the time when the monitor automatically turns on.
  • Page 38: Installing The Srgb Icm File For Microsoft Windows 2000 And Windows Xp

    Installing the sRGB ICM File for Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows XP NOTE To complete the following procedure, you must be logged in as an administrator or a member of the administrator’s group. If the computer is connected to a network, network policy settings may prevent you from completing this procedure.
  • Page 39: Appendix A Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Solving Common Problems The following table lists possible problems, the possible cause of each problem, and the recommended solutions. Problem Possible Cause Solution Screen is blank. Power cord is disconnected. Connect the power cord. Power switch on front panel of the Press the front panel power button.
  • Page 40: Using The Worldwide Web

    Problem Possible Cause Solution HP Display LiteSaver The Activity Extension time has The default Activity Extension value is set to 10 minutes. doesn't turn off the monitor not elapsed. The HP Display LiteSaver will wait to detect no input or screen.
  • Page 41 ● Hardware configuration ● Hardware and software you are using ENWW Preparing to Call Technical Support...
  • Page 42 Appendix A Troubleshooting ENWW...
  • Page 43: Appendix B Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications NOTE All performance specifications are provided by the component manufacturers. Performance specifications represent the highest specification of all HP's component manufacturers' typical level specifications for performance and actual performance may vary either higher or lower. LP1965 Model Table B-1 LP1965 Model Specifications Display 19 inches...
  • Page 44: Lp2065 Model

    Table B-1 LP1965 Model Specifications (continued) Power Source 100 — 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz Altitude: 0 to 12,000 feet 0 to 3657.6 m Operating 0 to 40,000 feet 0 to 12192 m Storage Power Consumption (maximum) <55 watts Input Terminal Two DVI-I connectors with cables included.
  • Page 45: Lp2465 Model

    Table B-2 LP2065 Model Specifications (continued) Power Consumption (maximum) <75 watts Input Terminal Two DVI-I connectors with cables included. LP2465 Model Table B-3 LP2465 Model Specifications Display 24.1 inches 61 cm Type TFT LCD Viewable Image Size 24–inch diagonal 61 cm Tilt -5 to 25°...
  • Page 46: Recognizing Preset Display Resolutions

    Recognizing Preset Display Resolutions The display resolutions listed below are the most commonly used modes and are set as factory defaults. This monitor automatically recognized these preset modes and they will appear properly sized and centered on the screen. Table B-4 LP1965 Model Factory Preset Modes Preset Pixel Format...
  • Page 47 Table B-5 LP2065 Model Factory Preset Modes (continued) 1152 × 870 68.7 75.1 1152 × 900 61.8 66.0 1280 × 960 60.0 60.0 1280 × 1024 64.0 60.0 1280 × 1024 80.0 75.0 1280 × 1024 91.2 85.0 1600 × 1200 75.0 60.0 1600 ×...
  • Page 48: Entering User Modes

    Table B-6 LP2465 Model Factory Preset Modes (continued) 1920 × 1200 74.0 60.0 1920 × 1200 74.6 60.0 *For analog inputs only. Entering User Modes The video controller signal may occasionally call for a mode that is not preset if: ●...
  • Page 49: Appendix C Agency Regulatory Notices

    Agency Regulatory Notices Federal Communications Commission Notice 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.
  • Page 50: Canadian Notice

    EMC Directive 89/336/EEC Compliance with these directives implies conformity to applicable harmonized European standards (European Norms) which are listed on the EU Declaration of Conformity issued by Hewlett-Packard for this product or product family. This compliance is indicated by the following conformity marking placed on the product:...
  • Page 51: German Ergonomics Notice

    *Notified body number (used only if applicable — refer to the product label). German Ergonomics Notice HP products which bear the “GS” approval mark, when forming part of a system comprising HP brand computers, keyboards and monitors that bear the “GS” approval mark, meet the applicable ergonomic requirements.
  • Page 52: Japanese Power Cord Requirements

    Japanese Power Cord Requirements For use in Japan, use only the power cord received with this product. CAUTION Do not use the power cord received with this product on any other products. Product Environmental Notices Materials Disposal This HP product contains mercury in the fluorescent lamp in the display LCD that might require special handling at end-of-life.
  • Page 53: Lcd Monitor Quality And Pixel Policy

    LCD Monitor Quality and Pixel Policy The TFT monitor uses high-precision technology, manufactured according to HP standards, to guarantee trouble-free performance. Nevertheless, the display may have cosmetic imperfections that appear as small bright or dark spots. This is common to all LCD displays used in products supplied by all vendors and is not specific to the HP LCD.
  • Page 54 Appendix D LCD Monitor Quality and Pixel Policy ENWW...

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