HP v216w - 21 Inch Wide LCD Monitor User Manual

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  • Page 1 v216w LCD Monitor User’s Guide...
  • Page 2 Adobe and Acrobat are trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated. Bluetooth is a trademark owned by its proprietor and used by Hewlett-Packard Company under license. HP supports lawful use of technology and does not endorse or encourage the use of its products for purposes other than those permitted by copyright law.
  • Page 3: About This Guide

    Preface About This Guide This guide is intended for anyone who uses the v216w LCD Monitor. It describes the monitor’s features, setup, and operation. The sections are as follows: • Safety and Maintenance Guidelines • Setup • Using the Monitor •...
  • Page 4: Safety And Maintenance Guidelines

    Safety and Maintenance Guidelines Important Safety Information The power cord is designed for use with your monitor. To use a different cord, use only a power source and connection compatible with this monitor. For information on the correct power cord set to use with your monitor, Power Cord Set Requirements.
  • Page 5: Cleaning The Monitor

    • Install your monitor near an outlet that you can easily reach. Disconnect the monitor by grasping the plug firmly and pulling it from the outlet. Never disconnect the monitor by pulling the cord. • Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Do not walk on the cord. Maintenance Guidelines To enhance the performance and extend the life of your monitor: •...
  • Page 6: Attaching The Base

    Setup Base and Tilt Attaching the Base 1 Set the base on a flat surface, such as a table top. 2 Using both hands, position the pedestal over the base and press down firmly to lock in place. Make sure that the base is securely locked in place before continuing with the setup procedure.
  • Page 7: Removing The Base

    Removing the Base 1 Set the panel face-down on a flat, protected surface. 2 Squeeze the tabs in the bottom of the base to release the lock. 3 Remove the base from the pedestal. CAUTION: To prevent damage, avoid applying pressure to the panel front. Adjusting the Tilt For optimal viewing, adjust the screen tilt to your own preference, as follows: 1 Face the front of the monitor and hold the stand so that you do not topple the monitor while changing the tilt.
  • Page 8: Attaching The Cables

    Cables Attaching the Cables 1 Turn off your computer. 2 Connect the built-in monitor speakers to the computer, using the audio cable (green connector). 3 If you are attaching a VGA cable, connect one end of the 15-pin D-Sub VGA cable (blue connector) to the back of the monitor and connect the other end to the computer VGA port.
  • Page 9 4 Connect one end of the power cord to the back of the monitor and plug the other end into a grounded outlet. 5 Turn on your monitor and computer. If your monitor displays an image, installation is complete. If it does not display an image, Technical Support FAQs Using the Monitor.
  • Page 10 Wall Mounting Arm Preparing to Install a Wall Mounting Arm (Not supplied) This monitor can be attached to a wall mounting arm that you purchase separately. CAUTION: Before disassembling the monitor, turn off the monitor power, and disconnect all power, video, and audio cables.
  • Page 11: Using The Monitor

    Using the Monitor Operating Instructions Control buttons are located on the front of the panel, as shown below. Use the Menu button (C) to adjust the display settings to your personal preferences: • Set up the monitor, attach the cables, and adjust the tilt as described in the Setup section above.
  • Page 12: External Controls

    External Controls – (minus) button Navigates backward through the OSD menu and decreases adjustment levels. If the OSD menu is inactive, activates the Volume decrease. + (plus) button Navigates forward through the OSD menu and increases adjustment levels. If the OSD menu is inactive, activates the Volume increase. Menu button Opens, selects, or exits the OSD menu.
  • Page 13: Setting The Optimal Resolution

    Settings Setting the Optimal Resolution The recommended resolution for this monitor is 1680 x 1050. To configure the monitor to this resolution, complete the setup procedure and make sure that the monitor is connected to the computer. Turn the monitor on and do the following: ®...
  • Page 14 Adjusting On-Screen Display Settings Use the OSD menu to adjust the screen image and change settings. To access the OSD menu: 1 If the monitor is not already on, press the Power button to turn the monitor on. 2 Press the Menu button to activate the OSD menu. 3 Press the –...
  • Page 15: Osd Menu

    OSD Menu The table below shows the OSD menus and their functions at each level. OSD Menu Levels Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Factory Preset Brightness Adjustment Scale Reset Cancel Save and Return Contrast Adjustment Scale Reset Cancel Save and Return Volume Adjustment Scale Image Control...
  • Page 16 OSD Menu Levels (continued) Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Factory Preset Language Deutsch Simplified Chinese Japanese English English Español Français Italiano Nederlands Cancel Save and Return Management Power Saver On / Off Selection Power On Recall On / Off Selection Mode Display On / Off Selection Power-On Status Display...
  • Page 17: Using The Auto-Adjustment Function

    Installing Drivers and Using the Auto-Adjustment Feature Downloading Drivers and Software To download the latest version of drivers and software files from the HP Support Web site: 1 Refer to: http://www.hp.com/support 2 Select your country/region. 3 Select Download Drivers and Software. 4 Enter the model number of your monitor.
  • Page 18 Technical Support FAQs Technical Support FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) Problem & Question Possible Solutions • Make sure the Power button is on and the power cord is properly Power LED is not on. connected to a grounded power outlet and to the monitor. •...
  • Page 19 Technical Support FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) (continued) Problem & Question Possible Solutions • Inspect the monitor’s video cable and make sure that none of Missing one of the primary colors (red, the pins are bent. green, or blue). • Make sure the monitor’s video cable is properly connected to the computer.
  • Page 20: Specifications

    Specifications All specifications represent the typical specifications provided by HP’s component manufacturers; actual performance may vary either higher or lower. v216w Display Type 21.6 inches, TFT LCD 54.86 cm Viewable Image Size 21.6-inch diagonal 54.86 cm Tilt –5° to 20° Face Treatment Antiglare polarizer with hard coating (select models only)
  • Page 21: Preset Display Modes

    Preset Display Modes Preset Pixel Format Horizontal Frequency Vertical (kHz) Frequency (Hz) 640 x 480 31.47 59.94 640 x 480 37.50 75.00 720 x 400 31.47 70.08 800 x 600 37.88 60.32 800 x 600 46.88 75.00 832 x 624 49.72 74.55 1024 x 768...
  • Page 22: Power Cord Set Requirements

    Power Cord Set Requirements The monitor power supply is provided with automatic line switching (ALS). This feature allows the monitor to operate on input voltages in the range of 100–240V∿, 50/60 Hz, 1.5A. The power cord set (flexible cord or wall plug) received with the monitor meets the requirements for use in the country/region where the equipment was purchased.
  • Page 23: Plug And Play Ddc2B Feature

    Plug and Play DDC2B Feature This monitor is equipped with VESA DDC2B capabilities according to the VESA DDC STANDARD. It allows the monitor to inform the host system of its identity and, depending on the level of DDC used, communicate additional information about its display capabilities.
  • Page 24: Declaration Of Conformity For Products Marked With Fcc Logo, United States Only

    Modifications The FCC requires the user to be notified that any changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by Hewlett-Packard Company may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Cables Connections to this device must be made with shielded cables with metallic RFI/EMI connector hoods to maintain compliance with FCC rules and regulations.
  • Page 25: European Union Regulatory Notice

    • EMC Directive 2004/108/EC 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 26: Disposal Of Waste Equipment By Users In Private Households In The European Union

    Disposal of Waste Equipment by Users in Private Households in the European Union This symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product must not be disposed of with your other household waste. Instead, it is your responsibility to dispose of your waste equipment by handing it over to a designated collection point for the recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Page 27: Japanese Power Cord Notice

    Japanese Power Cord Notice Japanese Material Content Declaration A Japanese regulatory requirement, defined by Specification JIS C 0950, 2005, mandates that manufacturers provide Material Content Declarations for certain categories of electronic products offered for sale after July 1, 2006. To view the JIS C 0950 material declaration for this product, visit www.hp.com/go/jisc0950. Korean Notice Materials Disposal This HP product contains Mercury in the fluorescent lamp in the display LCD that might require special...
  • Page 28: Hp Recycling Program

    HP Recycling Program HP offers product end-of-life return programs for HP and other manufacturers’ hardware in several geographic areas. The terms and availability of these programs vary by geography because of differences in regulatory requirements and local customer demand. For information on the HP recycling program, refer to the HP Web site at: http://www.hp.com/recycle ®...
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