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SyncMaster 152MP/172MP
http://www.samsung-monitor.com/ (Worldwide)
BN68-00150L-00

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  • Page 1 SyncMaster 152MP/172MP http://www.samsung-monitor.com/ (Worldwide) BN68-00150L-00...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety Instructions Unpacking Your Monitor Setting up Your Monitor Connecting to a Computer Connecting AV Devices Connecting TV(Connect a TV tuner box(option) ) Connecting to a Macintosh Connecting Headphones Adjusting Your Monitor Monitor Buttons Remote Control Buttons Direct-Access Features PC Screen TV Screen Video Screen...
  • Page 3: Safety Instructions

    Safety Instructions Do not use a damaged or loose plug. Do not pull the plug out by the wire nor touch the plug with wet hands. Use only a properly grounded plug and receptacle. Do not excessively bend the plug and wire nor place heavy objects upon them, which could cause damage. Disconnect the plug from the outlet during storms or lightening or if it is not used for a long period of time.
  • Page 4: Unpacking Your Monitor

    Unpacking Your Monitor Power Cord Monitor Signal Cable(15 pin D-Sub) DC-Adapter Audio Cable Natural Color and User’s Manual Driver Installation CD Sold separately TV Tuner Box Batteries (AAA X 2) Remote Control...
  • Page 5: Setting Up Your Monitor

    4. Turn on both your computer and the monitor. 5. You may enjoy clear and quality sound from the computer sound card using the monitor speakers. (You don't need to install any separate speakers for your computer.) Contact a local Samsung Electronics service center to buy optional items.
  • Page 6: Connecting Av Devices

    Setting up Your Monitor Connecting AV Devices The monitor has AV connection terminals to connect AV input devices like DVDs, VCRs or Camcorders. You may enjoy AV signals as long as the monitor is turned on. 1. Input devices such as DVDs, VCRs or Camcorders are connected to the S-Video terminal of the monitor using the RCA or S-VHS cable.
  • Page 7: Connecting Tv(Connect A Tv Tuner Box(Option) )

    Setting up Your Monitor Connecting TV (Connect a TV tuner box(option) ) With a TV tuner box(option), you can watch TV simply by hooking up the monitor to an antenna or to your cable box. There is no need to buy a TV card which connects to a PC, or additional hardware or software.
  • Page 8: Connecting To A Macintosh

    3. For older model Macintoshes, you need to adjust the resolution control DIP switch on the Macintosh adapter (optional) referring to the switch configuration table shown on its rear. 4. Turn on the monitor and Macintosh. Contact a local Samsung Electronics service center to buy optional items.
  • Page 9: Connecting Headphones

    Setting up Your Monitor Connecting Headphones You may connect your headphones to the monitor. 1. Connect your headphones to the Headphone-out port.
  • Page 10: Adjusting Your Monitor

    Adjusting Your Monitor Monitor Buttons | Source Buttons | 1. PC mode button Switches from Video mode to PC mode. 2. PIP mode button In PC Mode, turns on Video or TV screens in PIP mode. Using this function, you may view a Video or TV program while performing PC work. (PIP mode button works in PC mode only.) To switch Screen modes:[PC + TV] [PC + Video]...
  • Page 11: Remote Control Buttons

    Adjusting Your Monitor Remote Control Buttons 1. Power button 2. PC button 3. PIP(Picture-in-Picture) button 4. Video button 5. Audio button 6. PIP Position button 7. PIP Size button 8. Up-Down button / Channel button 9. Left-Right button / Volume button 10.
  • Page 12 Adjusting Your Monitor 8-11 Control Buttons See the Control Buttons above. 12. Mute button Pauses (mutes) the audio output temporarily. The audio resumes if Mute or - VOL + button is pressed in the Mute mode. 13. Channel button Selects TV channels in the TV mode. You may use this button in PIP mode as well. 14.
  • Page 13: Direct-Access Features

    Adjusting Your Monitor Direct-Access Features 1. Auto Adjustment The monitor display becomes more stabilized if adjusted by Auto Adjustment functions when the monitor is installed for the first time. Try Auto Adjustment before attempting Manual Adjustment. Ensure the clock frequency of the monitor matches that of the computer video card before carrying out Auto Adjustment.
  • Page 14: Pc Screen

    Adjusting Your Monitor On Screen Display PC Screen Contrast Adjust Contrast. Brightness Adjust Brightness. Color Control The tone of color can be changed from redish white to bluish white. The individual color components are also user customizable. 1) Mode 1 : Plain white.
  • Page 15: Tv Screen

    Adjusting Your Monitor Sound The monitor has a built-in high fidelity stereo audio amplifier. 1) Mode • Custom : Choose Custom to recall your personalized settings. - Bass : Emphasize low frequency audio. - Treble : Emphasize high frequency audio. •...
  • Page 16: Sleep Timer

    Adjusting Your Monitor Sound The monitor has a built-in high fidelity stereo audio amplifier. 1) Mode • Custom : Choose Custom to recall your personalized settings. - Bass : Emphasize low frequency audio. - Treble : Emphasize high frequency audio. •...
  • Page 17: Video Screen

    Adjusting Your Monitor Video Screen You can use this function only if your monitor is not connected to a TV tuner box. Video Picture Controls Contrast, Brightness, Sharpness, Color and Tint of the Video image. 1) Mode • Custom : Choose Custom to recall your personalized settings. - Contrast : Adjust the contrast of Video without affecting PC RGB's contrast.
  • Page 18: Osd Control

    Adjusting Your Monitor OSD Control Press the Exit button to make the menu disappear. The adjustments made are saved automatically as the menu screen disappears. The OSD (On-Screen Display) feature may not function properly depending on input signals. Language You can choose one of 8 languages. (English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Swedish, Portuguese, Nederlands) Position Move the OSD Window to the vertical and horizontal direction.
  • Page 19: Powersaver

    This monitor is EPA ENERGY STAR compliant and ENERGY2000 compliant when used with a computer equipped with VESA DPMS functionality. ® As an ENERGY STAR Partner, SAMSUNG has determined that this product ® meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency.
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Self-Test Feature Check Your monitor provides a self test feature that allows you to check whether your monitor is functioning properly. 1. Turn off both your computer and the monitor. 2. Unplug the video cable from the back of the computer. 3.
  • Page 21 Clean with a soft cloth after disconnecting the power cord. - Do not use benzene, thinner or other flammable substances, or a wet cloth. - We recommend a Samsung cleansing agent is used to prevent damage to the screen. 2. Maintaining the Flat Panel Display Screen Clean with a soft cloth (cotton flannel) smoothly.
  • Page 22 Troubleshooting Problems related to Installation Problems related to the monitor installation and their solutions are listed. Problems Solution It appears the PC does not Check if the Display Adapter Driver (VGA Driver) is properly function normally. installed. The monitor screen flickers. Check if the signal cable between the computer and the monitor is securely connected and tightened.
  • Page 23: Problems Related To Screen

    Troubleshooting Problems related to Screen Problems related to the monitor screen and their solutions are listed. Check List Solution Problems Solution Screen is blank and power Ensure that the power cord is firmly connected and the LCD indicator is off monitor is on.
  • Page 24 Follow the directions as appropriate for the operating system you have. Prepare a blank disk and download the driver program file at the Internet web site shown here. Internet web site : http:// www. samsung- monitor. com/ (Worldwide)
  • Page 25: Specifications

    Specifications SyncMaster 152MP General Model Name SyncMaster 152MP LCD Panel Size 15.0 inch (Diagonal) Display area 304.128 (H) x 228.056(V) Pixel Pitch 0.297 (H) x 0.297 (V) Type a-si TFT active matrix Viewing Angle 140 (H)/ 120 (V) Synchronization 30 ~ 60 kHz Horizontal 56 ~ 75 Hz Vertical...
  • Page 26 Specifications VESA Mounting Interface 75mm x 75mm (for use with Specialty(Arm) Mounting hardware.) Environmental considerations Temperature : 50°F ~ 104°F(10°C ~ 40°C) Operating Humidity : 10% ~ 80%, non-condensing Temperature : -4°F ~113°F (-20°C ~ 45°C) Storage Humidity : 5% ~ 95%, non-condensing Plug and Play Capability This monitor can be installed on any Plug &...
  • Page 27 Specifications SyncMaster 172MP General Model Name SyncMaster 172MP LCD Panel Size 17.0 inch (Diagonal) Display area 337.92 (H) x 270.336 (V) Pixel Pitch 0.264 (H) x 0.264 (V) Type a-si TFT active matrix Viewing Angle 170°(H)/ 170°(V) Synchronization 31 ~ 81 kHz Horizontal 56 ~ 75 Hz Vertical...
  • Page 28 Specifications VESA Mounting Interface 100mm x 100mm (for use with Specialty(Arm) Mounting hardware.) Environmental considerations Temperature : 50°F ~ 104°F(10°C ~ 40°C) Operating Humidity : 10% ~ 80%, non-condensing Temperature : -4°F ~113°F (-20°C ~ 45°C) Storage Humidity : 5% ~ 95%, non-condensing Plug and Play Capability This monitor can be installed on any Plug &...
  • Page 29: Display Modes

    Display Modes If the signal transferred from the computer is the same as the following Display Modes, the screen will be adjusted automatically. However, if the signal differs, the screen may go blank while the power LED is on. Refer to the video card manual and adjust the screen as follows. Horizontal Sync Polarity Vertical Frequency...

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