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M4212C
M
ake sure to read the Safety Precautions before using the product.
Keep the User's Guide(CD) in an accessible place for future reference.
S
ee the label attached on the product and give the information to your dealer when you ask
for service.

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  • Page 1 User’s Guide M4212C ake sure to read the Safety Precautions before using the product. Keep the User's Guide(CD) in an accessible place for future reference. ee the label attached on the product and give the information to your dealer when you ask for service.
  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions Maintenance and Servicing Never remove the back cover of the TV : this can expose you to high voltage and other hazards. If the TV does not operate properly, unplug it and call authorized service center or PDI. Cleaning and Disinfection Clean the exterior of this TV by removing dust with a lint-free cloth.
  • Page 3 Safety Precautions...
  • Page 4 Safety Precautions...
  • Page 5 Safety Precautions Please read these safety precautions carefully before using the product. If you ignore the warning message, you may be seriously injured or there is a possibility of Warning accident or death. Caution If you ignore the caution message, you may be slightly injured or the product may be damaged Precautions in installing the Product Warning Keep away from heat sources like electrical heaters.
  • Page 6: Precautions In Moving The Product

    Safety Precautions Electrical Power Related Precautions Warning Make sure to connect the power cable to the grounded current. - You may be electrocuted or injured. Use the rated voltage only. - The product can be damaged, or you may be electrocuted. In the presence of thunder and lightning, never touch the power cord and signal cable because it can be very dangerous.
  • Page 7: Precautions In Using The Product

    Safety Precautions Caution Do not shock the product when moving it. - You may be electrocuted or the product can be damaged. Do not dispose the product-packing box. Use it when you move. Make the panel face forward and hold it with both hands to move. - If you drop the product, the damaged product can cause electric shock or fire.
  • Page 8: Connecting The Speakers

    Connecting the Speakers - Only on some models. Mount the product onto the speaker by using a screw as shown in the following connect the speaker cable. After installing your speakers, use holders and cable ties to organize the speaker cables. Cable holder Remove the paper.
  • Page 9: Using The Remote Control

    Using the Remote Control Name of the Remote Control Buttons • Power On/Off Button • Input Select Button • AV Button (See next page) • ARC button • Sleep Button When watching AV, RGB PC,HDMI/DVI Aspect Ratio Correction. Toggles ,Component1, Component2 through aspect ratio options.
  • Page 10: Name And Function Of The Parts

    Name and Function of the Parts * The product image in the user’s guide could be different from the actual image. Rear View AV IN/OUT Power Connector : Connect the power cord RS-232C Serial Ports RGB PC, HDMI/DVI Ports -HDMI Supports High Definition input and HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection).
  • Page 11: Connecting To External Devices

    Connecting to External Devices When Connecting to your PC First of all, see if the computer, product and the peripherals are turned off. Then, connect the signal input cable. When connecting with the D-Sub signal input cable. When connecting with the HDMI to DVI signal input cable (not included). Rear side of the product.
  • Page 12 Connecting to External Devices Turn on power by pressing the power button on the product. SOURCE AUTO/SET ON/OFF Power button Turn on the PC. Select an input signal. Press the INPUT button on the remote control to select the input signal. INPUT Or, press the SOURCE button on the back of the product.
  • Page 13: Daisy Chain Monitors

    Connecting to External Devices Daisy Chain Monitors Use this function when displaying ANALOG RGB inputs of a PC to the other product. To use different products connected to each other • Connect one end of the signal input cable(15-pin D-Sub Signal Cable) to the RGB OUT connector of product 1 and connect the other end to the RGB IN connector of other products.
  • Page 14 VESA FDMI wall Mounting This product supports a VESA FDMI compliant mounting interface. These mounts are purchaed separately and not available from LG. Refer to the instructions included with Wall mount for more info. The Set is equipped with a kensington Securify System connector on the back panel.
  • Page 15: Inserting Batteries Into Remote Control

    Connecting to External Devices • AV Button • Input Select Button Toggles through video If you press the button once, the following Input Signal Component1 Window will appear. Select Component2 RGB PC the signal type you want HDMI/DVI using the button.
  • Page 16: Video Input

    Connecting to External Devices Video Input Connect the video cable as shown in the below figure and then connect the power cord (See page 10). When connecting with a S-Video cable. When connecting with a BNC cable. Connect to the S-Video input terminal to Connect the input terminal with a •...
  • Page 17 Connecting to External Devices Component Input (480i/480p/576i/576p/720p/1080i) Connect the video/audio cable as shown in the below figure and then, connect the power cord (See page 10). Connect the input terminal with a proper color match. • Product Product BNC Cable Audio Cable Audio Cable BNC Cable...
  • Page 18 Connecting to External Devices HDMI Input (480p/576p/720p/1080i/1080p) -HDMI Supports High Definition input and HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection). Some devices require HDCP in order to display HD signals. Connect the video/audio cable as shown in the below figure and then connect the power cord (See page 10).
  • Page 19: Watching Av Outputs

    Connecting to External Devices Watching AV Outputs - When using AV input, you can connect the AV Out to other monitors. Video/TV BNC Cable Audio Cable (not included) (not included) Product Audio Cable BNC Cable (not included) (not included) Video/TV Note •...
  • Page 20: User Menus

    User Menus Screen Adjustment options SOURCE AUTO/SET ON/OFF SOURCE AUTO/SET ON/OFF • Press this button to turn on the power. Press this button again to Power Button turn it off. • This Indicator lights up blue when the display operates normally(on Power Indicator mode).
  • Page 21 User Menus Screen Adjustment options [For PC Analog signal] AUTO/SET Button [When XGA Mode is active and 1360 X768 is selected] SOURCE Button SOURCE AUTO/SET - Toggles between inputs Input Composite Video, Separate Video Component 1 HDTV, DVD Component1 Component 2 HDTV, DVD Component2 RGB PC...
  • Page 22: Function Description

    User Menus OSD Menu Icon Function Description Adjusts screen brightness, contrast and color that you prefer. Picture Adjusts the audio options. Audio Adjusts the timer options. Time Adjusts the screen status according to the circumstances. Option Adjust Set ID and check Serial No. and SW version. Information Note OSD(On Screen Display)
  • Page 23: How To Adjust The Osd (On Screen Display) Screen

    User Menus How to adjust the OSD (On Screen Display) screen Save Move where Move where Exit from the Pops up Select a Select a Adjust the status adjustment the menu you want to you want to menu screen. menu icon menu icon screen adjust...
  • Page 24: Adjusting Screen Color

    User Menus Adjusting Screen Color Picture Picture Picture Mode Vivid Mode Standard Color Temperature Cinema Advanced Sport Aspect Ratio Game Picture Reset User1 Screen User2 MENU Toggles between screen presets. • Vivid : Select this option to display with a sharp image. •...
  • Page 25 User Menus Adjusting Screen Color Color Picture Temperature Picture Mode Color Temperature Cool Medium Advanced Warm Aspect Ratio User Picture Reset Screen MENU Color Settings • Cool : Slightly purplish white. • Medium : Slightly bluish white. • Warm : Slightly reddish white. •...
  • Page 26 User Menus Adjusting Screen Color Picture Advanced Picture Mode Color Temperature Advanced To set Aspect Ratio Picture Reset Screen MENU • Gamma : Set your own gamma value. : -50/0/50 On the monitor, high gamma values display whitish images and low gamma values display high contrast images.
  • Page 27 User Menus Adjusting Screen Color Aspect Ratio To select the image size of the screen. Picture Picture Mode 16:9 Color Temperature Original Advanced Aspect Ratio 14:9 Picture Reset Zoom1 Screen Zoom2 MENU <AV> Widescreen mode. 16:9 Allows you to enjoy the transmitted data fully without any images cut off. Just Scan (* This menu is activated only in 720p, 1080p and 1080i in Component mode.) The aspect ratio is not adjusted from the original.
  • Page 28 User Menus Adjusting Screen Color Picture Reset Picture Mode Color Temperature Return , Advanced to the default factory settings. Picture Picture Mode Color Temperature Advanced Aspect Ratio To set Picture Reset Screen MENU Adjust the screen video. Screen Picture Picture Mode Screen Color Temperature Advanced...
  • Page 29: Adjusting The Audio Function

    User Menus Adjusting the audio function Sound The best sound tone quality will be selected automatically depending on the video type that you're currently watching. Mode Audio Sound Mode Clear Voice Auto Volume Standard Music Balance Cinema Speaker Sport Game User MENU •...
  • Page 30: Adjusting The Timer Function

    User Menus Adjusting the timer function Time _ _ : _ _ AM Clock On/Off Timer Sleep Time Auto Sleep Power On Delay MENU Clock If the current time is incorrect, reset the clock manually. 1) Press the MENU button and then use button to select the Time menu.
  • Page 31: Selecting The Options

    User Menus Selecting the options Option Language To set Key Lock ISM Method Power Indicator Logo Light DPM Select Tile Mode Factory Reset MENU Language To choose the language in which the control names are displayed. Key Lock Use the buttons to select On or Off.
  • Page 32 User Menus Selecting the options To use this function • - Must be displayed with various other products. - Must be in a function that can be connected to RS-232C or RGB Out Option It is used to enlarge the screen and Tile mode also used with several products to Language...
  • Page 33 User Menus Selecting the options - Tile mode (product 1 ~ 9) : r(3) x c(3) ID 3 ID 1 ID 2 ID 4 ID 5 ID 6 column ID 9 ID 7 ID 8 - Tile mode (product 1 ~ 2) : r(2) x c(1) ID 1 ID 2 column...
  • Page 34 User Menus Selecting the options Option Tile mode Language Tile Mode Key Lock H-Size V-Size ISM Method H-Position < > Power Indicator V-Position < > Logo Light Reset DPM Select Tile ID Tile Mode Natural Factory Reset MENU • H-Size Adjust the horizontal size of the screen taking into account the size of the bezel.
  • Page 35: Adjust Set Id And Check Serial No. And Sw Version

    User Menus Adjust Set ID and check Serial No. and SW version. Information Set ID Serial No. SW Version MENU You can assign a unique Set ID NO (name assignment) to each product when several Set ID products are connected for display. Specify the number (1~99) using the button and exit.
  • Page 36: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting No image is displayed G Is the product power cord connected? • See if the power cord is properly connected to the outlet. G Is the power indicator light on? • See if the power switch is turned on. •...
  • Page 37: The Screen Image Looks Abnormal

    Troubleshooting The screen image looks abnormal. G Is the screen position wrong? • D-Sub analog signal – Press the “AUTO” button in the remote control to automatically select the optimal screen status that fits into the current mode. If adjustment is not satisfactory, use the Position OSD menu.
  • Page 38: The Audio Function Does Not Work

    Troubleshooting The audio function does not work. G No sound? • See if the audio cable is connected properly. • Adjust the volume. • See if the sound is set properly. • Select the appropriate equalize sound. G Sound is too dull. •...
  • Page 39: Specifications

    Specifications The product specifications can change without prior notice for product improvement. LCD Panel 42 inches Visible diagonal (106.72 cm) TFT (Thin Film Transistor) LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) Panel 0.681 mm X 0.681 mm (Pixel Pitch) Rated Voltage AC 100-240V~ 50/60Hz 2.2A Power Power Consumption On Mode : 220W Typ.
  • Page 40 Specifications The product specifications can change without prior notice for product improvement. Video Signal Max. Resolution RGB : 1600 X 1200 @60Hz HDMI/DVI : 1920 X 1080 @60Hz – It may not be supported depending on the OS or video card type. Recommended Resolution RGB : WSXGA 1360 X 768 @60Hz HDMI/DVI : WSXGA 1360 X 768 @60Hz –...
  • Page 41: Pc Mode - Preset Mode

    Specifications PC Mode – Preset Mode Vertical Vertical Horizontal Horizontal Frequency Frequency Frequency Preset mode Frequency Preset mode (Hz) (Hz) (kHz) (kHz) 640 x 350 31.469 70.8 47.7 1280 x 768 720 x 400 31.468 70.8 47.72 59.799 1360 x 768 640 x 480 31.469 59.94...
  • Page 42: Controlling The Multiple Product

    Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Use this method to connect several products to a single PC. You can control several products at a time by connecting them to a single PC. Connecting the cable Connect the RS-232C cable as shown in the picture. * The RS-232C protocol is used for communication between the PC and product.
  • Page 43: Command Reference List

    Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Command Reference List COMMAND1 COMMAND2 DATA1 DATA2 DATA3 01. Power 00H - 01H 02. Input Select 02H - 09H 03. Aspect Ratio 01H - 09H 04. Screen Mute 00H - 01H 05. Volume Mute 00H - 01H 06.
  • Page 44 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol Transmission [Command1][Command2][ ][Set ID][ ][Data][Cr] * [Command 1]: First command. (k) * [Command 2]: Second command.(a ~ u) * [Set ID]: Set up the Set ID number of product. range : 1~99. by setting '0', server can control all products. * In case of operating with more than 2 sets using set ID as '0' at the same time, it should not be checked the ack message.
  • Page 45 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol 01. Power(Command : a) To control Power On/Off of the Set. Transmission [k][a][ ][Set ID][ ][Data][Cr] Data 0 : Power Off 1 : Power On Acknowledgement [a][ ][Set ID][ ][OK][Data][x] To show the status of Power On/Off. Transmission [k][a][ ][Set ID][ ][FF][Cr] Acknowledgement...
  • Page 46 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol 03. Aspect Ratio(Command : c) (Main picture format) To adjust the screen format. You can also adjust the screen format using the ARC (Aspect Ratio Control) button on remote control or in the Screen menu.
  • Page 47 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol 05. Volume Mute(Command : e) To control On/Off of the Volume Mute. Transmission [k][e][ ][Set ID][ ][Data][Cr] Data 0 : Volume Mute On (Volume Off) 1 : Volume Mute Off (Volume On) Acknowledgement [e][ ][Set ID][ ][OK][Data][x] Data 0 : Volume Mute On (Volume Off)
  • Page 48 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol 07. Contrast(Command : g) To adjust screen contrast. You can also adjust the contrast in the Picture menu. Transmission [k][g][ ][Set ID][ ][Data][Cr] Data Min : 00H ~ Max : 64H Refer to ‘Real data mapping’...
  • Page 49 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol 09. Color(Command : i) (Video only) To adjust the screen color. You can also adjust the color in the Picture menu. Transmission [k][i][ ][Set ID][ ][Data][Cr] Data Min : 00H ~ Max : 64H (Hexadecimal code) Refer to ‘Real data mapping’...
  • Page 50 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol 11. Sharpness(Command : k) (Video only) To adjust the screen Sharpness. You can also adjust the sharpness in the Picture menu. Transmission [k][k][ ][Set ID][ ][Data][Cr] Data Min : 00H ~ Max : 64H (Hexadecimal code) Refer to ‘Real data mapping’...
  • Page 51 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol 14 Balance(Command : t) To adjust the sound balance. Transmission [k][t][ ][Set ID][ ][Data][Cr] Data Min : 00H ~ Max : 64H (Hexadecimal code) Refer to ‘Real data mapping’ page A7. •...
  • Page 52 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol 16. Abnomal state (Command : z) Abnormal State : Used to Read the power off status when Stand-by mode. Transmission [k][z][ ][Set ID][ ][Data][Cr] Data FF : Read 0 : Normal (Power on and signal exist) 1: No signal (Power on) 2 : Turn the monitor off by remote control 3 : Turn the monitor off by sleep time function...
  • Page 53 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol 18. Auto Configure(Command: j u) To adjust picture position and minimize image shaking automatically. it works only in RGB(PC) mode. Transmission [j][u][ ][Set ID][ ][Data][Cr] Data 1 : To set Acknowledgement [u][ ][Set ID][ ][OK][Data][x] 19.
  • Page 54 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol 20. Tile Mode(Command : d d) Change a Tile Mode. Transmission [d][d][][Set ID][][Data][x] Data Description Tile mode is off. 1 x 2 mode(column x row) 1 x 3 mode 1 x 4 mode 5 x 5 mode * The data can not be set to 0X or X0 except 00.
  • Page 55 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol 21. Tile H Size(Command : d g) To set the Horizontal size. Transmission [d][g][][Set ID][][Data][x] Data Min : 00H ~ Max : 64H Acknowledgement [g][][Set ID][][OK/NG][Data][x] 22. Tile V Size(Command : d h) To set the Vertical size.
  • Page 56 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol 23. Tile ID Set(Command : d i) To assign the Tile ID for Tiling function . Transmission [d][i][][Set ID][][Data][x] Data Min : 00H ~ Max : 19H (Hexadecimal code) Acknowledgement [i][][Set ID][][OK/NG][Data][x] 24 Natural Mode (In Tilemode) (Command : d j) The image is omitted by the distance between the screens to be naturally shown.
  • Page 57 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol 26. Temperature value (Command : d n) To read the inside temperature value. Transmission [d][n][][Set ID][][Data][x] * The data is always FF(in Hex). Acknowledgement [n][][Set ID][][OK/NG][Data][x] * The data is 1 byte long in Hexadecimal. 27.
  • Page 58 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol 28. Auto volume (Command : d u) Automatically adjust the volume level. Transmission [d][u][][Set ID][][Data][x] Data 0 : Off 1 : On Acknowledgement [u][][Set ID][][OK/NG][Data][x] 29. Speaker (Command : d v) Turn the speaker on or off.
  • Page 59 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol 30. Time (Command : f a) Set the current time. Transmission [f][a][][Set ID][][Data1][][Data2][][Data3][Cr] [Data1] 0 : Monday 1: Tuesday 2 : Wednesday 3 : Thursday 4 : Friday 5 : Saturday 6 : Sunday [Data2] 0H~17H (Hours)
  • Page 60 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol 31. On Timer (On/Off Timer) On, Off (Command : F b) Set days for On Timer. Transmission [f][b][][Set ID][][Data1][][Data2][Cr] [Data1] 0 (Write), FFH(Read) [Data2] 00H~FFH bit0 : Monday On Timer On(1), Off(0) bit1 : Tuesday On Timer On(1), Off(0) bit2 : Wednesday On Timer On(1), Off(0) bit3 : Thursday On Timer On(1), Off(0)
  • Page 61 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol 33. On Timer (On/Off Timer) Time (Command : f d) Set On Timer. Transmission [f][d][][Set ID][][Data1][][Data2][Data3][Cr] [Data1] 0 : Monday 1: Tuesday 2 : Wednesday 3 : Thursday 4 : Friday 5 : Saturday 6 : Sunday 7 : Everyday...
  • Page 62 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol 34. Off Timer (On/Off Timer) Time (Command : f e) Set Off Timer. Transmission [f][e][][Set ID][][Data1][][Data2][][Data3][Cr] [Data1] 0 : Monday 1: Tuesday 2 : Wednesday 3 : Thursday 4 : Friday 5 : Saturday 6 : Sunday 7 : Everyday...
  • Page 63 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol 35. Sleep Time (Command : f f) Set Sleep Time. Transmission [f][f][][Set ID][][Data][Cr] Data 0 : Off 1 : 10 2 : 20 3 : 30 4 : 60 5 : 90 6 : 120 7 : 180 8 : 240...
  • Page 64 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol 37. Power On Delay (Command : f h) Set the schedule delay when the power is turned on (Unit: second). Transmission [f][h][][Set ID][][Data][Cr] Data : 00H ~ 64H (Data value) Acknowledgement [h][][Set ID][][OK/NG][Data][x] 38.
  • Page 65 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol 39. DPM Select (Command : f j) Set the DPM (Display Power Management) function. Transmission [f][j][][Set ID][][Data][Cr] Data 0 : Off 1: On Acknowledgement [j][][Set ID][][OK/NG][Data][x] 40. Reset (Command : f k) Execute the Picture, Screen and Factory Reset functions.
  • Page 66 Controlling the Multiple Product RS-232C Transmission / Receiving Protocol 41. S/W Version (Command : f z) Check the software version. Transmission [f][z][][Set ID][][Data][Cr] Data FFH : Read Acknowledgement [z][][Set ID][][OK/NG][Data][x] 42. Input Select (Command : x b) To select input source for the Set. Transmission [x][b][ ][Set ID][ ][Data][Cr] Data 20H : AV...
  • Page 67 IR Codes RS-232C How to connect Connect your wired remote control to Remote Control port on the Product. Remote Control IR Code Output waveform single pulse, modulated with 37.917KHz signal at 455KHz Carrier frequency FCAR = 1/Tc = fosc/12 Duty ratio = T1/Tc = 1/3 Configuration of frame •...
  • Page 68 IR Codes RS-232C Code(Hexa) Function Note R/C Button R/C Button VOL( ) R/C Button VOL( ) R/C Button POWER ON/OFF R/C Button (Power On/Off) POWER ON Discrete IR Code(Only Power On) POWER OFF Discrete IR Code(Only Power On) MUTE R/C Button R/C Button INPUT R/C Button...
  • Page 69 P/NO : 3840TRL098E (0801-REV00)