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  • Page 1 SyncMaster 152MP / 172MP...
  • Page 2 English > Main > Index Main Page Adjusting Your LCD Monitor Safety Instructions User Controls Notational User control buttons Power Direct-Access Features Installation On-Screen Display Cleaning OSD Functions Other Screen Adjustment Animation Clips Introduction Troubleshooting Unpacking Check before Calling for Service Front Problems and Solutions Rear...
  • Page 3 English > Main > Safety Instructions > Notational Notational Power Installation Cleaning Other Failure to follow directions noted by this symbol could result in bodily harm or damage to equipment. Prohibited Important to read and understand at all times Do not disassemble Disconnect the plug from the outlet Do not touch Grounding to prevent an electric shock...
  • Page 4 English > Main > Safety Instructions > Power When not used for extended periods of time, set your PC to DPMS. If using a screen saver, set it to the active screen mode. Notational Power Do not use a damaged or loose plug. Installation This may cause an electric shock or fire.
  • Page 5 English > Main > Safety Instructions > Installation Do not cover the vents on the monitor cabinet. Bad ventilation may cause a breakdown or fire. Notational Power Installation Cleaning Put your monitor in a location with low humidity and a minimum of dust. Other An electric shock or fire could result inside the monitor.
  • Page 6 English > Main > Safety Instructions > Cleaning When cleaning the monitor case or the surface of the TFT-LCD, wipe with a slightly moistened, soft fabric. Notational Power Do not spray detergent directly on the monitor. Installation Cleaning Other Use the recommended detergent with a smooth cloth. If the connector between the plug and the pin is dusty or dirty, clean it properly with a dry cloth.
  • Page 7 English > Main > Safety Instructions > Ohter Do not remove cover(or back). No user serviceable parts inside. This may cause an electric shock or a fire. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel. Notational Power Installation Cleaning If your monitor does not operate normally - in particular, if there are any unusual sounds or smells coming from it - unplug it immediately and Other contact an authorized dealer or...
  • Page 8 Keep power adaptor away from any other heat source. Possible fire hazard. Remove and discard vinyl bag from power adaptor before use. Possible fire hazard. Always keep power adaptor in well-ventilated area. If you view a fixed screen for an extended period of time, residual image or blurriness may appear.
  • Page 9 English > Main > Introduction > Unpacking Please make sure the following items are included with your monitor. If any items are missing, contact your dealer. Unpacking Front Rear Remote Control User's Guide and Natural Color/ Power Cord Driver Installation CD Quick Setup Guide Signal Cable(15 pin D-Sub) Monitor...
  • Page 10 English > Main > Introduction > Front For detailed information concerning the monitor functions, refer to User Controls under Adjusting Your Monitor. The monitor's front configuration may vary slightly depending on the monitor model. Unpacking Front Rear Remote Control 1. PC mode button 6.
  • Page 11 English > Main > Introduction > Rear For detailed information concerning cable connections, refer to Connecting Cables under Setup. The monitor's rear configuration may vary slightly depending on the monitor model. Unpacking Front Rear Remote Control A. PC Connection Terminal Power Connection Terminal (14V DC) Computer Connection Terminal (15 Pin D-SUB) Audio Connection Terminal (Audio (ST))
  • Page 12: Button Names

    English > Main > Introduction > Remote Control For detailed information of the Remote Control Unit functions, refer to Adjusting Your Monitor > User Controls > User Control Buttons > Remote Control buttons. The remote control's configuration may vary slightly depending on the monitor model. The Remote control may function within a range of 0.23 to 33 feet (7cm to 10m) and 30 degrees to the Unpacking left and right of the monitor's Remote Control Reception sensor.
  • Page 13: Connecting To A Computer

    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 14: Connecting Av Devices

    English > Main > Setup > Connecting Your Monitor > Connecting to other devices Connecting to a Computer Connecting to other devices AV input devices like DVDs, VCRs or Camcorders as well as your computer may be connected to the Connecting Your monitor.
  • Page 15: 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 16: Connecting Headphone

    4. Connecting Headphone You may connect your headphones to the monitor. 1. Connect your headphones to the Headphone-out port.
  • Page 17: Windows Me

    Installing the Monitor Driver Prepare a blank disk and download the driver program file at the Internet web site shown here. Installing a VESA base Internet web site : http://www.samsung-monitor.com/ (Worldwide) http://www.samsungusa.com/monitor/ (USA) http://www.sec.co.kr/monitor/ (Korea) http://www.samsungmonitor.com.cn/...
  • Page 18 5. If you can see following Message window, then click the "Continue Anyway" button. Then click "OK" button. This monitor driver is under a certified MS logo. This installation will not damage your system. The certified driver will be posted on Samsung Monitor Homepage http://www.samsung-monitor.com/ 6. Monitor driver installation is completed.
  • Page 19: Windows Xp Operating System

    Installing the Monitor Driver Prepare a blank disk and download the driver program file at the Internet web site shown here. Installing a VESA base Internet web site : http://www.samsung-monitor.com/ (Worldwide) http://www.samsungusa.com/monitor/ (USA) http://www.sec.co.kr/monitor/ (Korea) http://www.samsungmonitor.com.cn/...
  • Page 20 5. Click "Update Driver.." and select "Install from a list or.." then click "Next" button. 6. Select "Don't search ,I will.." then click "Next" and then click "Have disk". 7. Click the "Browse" button then choose A:(D:\Driver)and choose your monitor model in the model list and click the "Next"...
  • Page 21: Microsoft ® Windows ® 2000 Operating System

    This monitor driver is under a certified MS logo. This installation will not damage your system. The certified driver will be posted on Samsung Monitor Homepage http://www.samsung-monitor.com/ 9. Click the "Close" button then click "OK" button continually. 10. Monitor driver installation is completed.
  • Page 22: Microsoft ® Windows ® Millennium Operating System

    5. Click "Driver" and then click on "Update Driver.." then click on the "Next" button. 6. Choose "Display a list of the known drivers for this device so that I can choose a specific driver" then click "Next" and then click "Have disk". 7.
  • Page 23: Folding The Base

    English > Main > Setup > Installing a VESA base > Folding or removing the base Folding or removing the base Installing a VESA base This monitor supports various types of VESA-standard bases. You need to either fold or remove the Connecting Your base in use in order to install a VESA base.
  • Page 24 1. Lay the LCD monitor face-down on a flat surface with a cushion beneath it to protect the screen. 2. Disconnect the monitor cables. 3. Remove the four bolts that fasten the base to the monitor. 4. Reconnect the monitor cables. You may install a VESA base when the monitor base is separated.
  • Page 25 Align the four bolt holes (1) on the monitor base with the holes (2) on the VESA base and then fasten the base with the four bolts (3) supplied. Only the supplied bolts should be used. Samsung Electronics will not be responsible for damages caused by using a base other than those specified.
  • Page 26: Source Buttons

    English > Main > Adjusting Your Monitor > User Controls > User control buttons User control buttons Direct-Access Features The control button configuration may vary slightly depending on the monitor model. User Controls On-Screen Source Buttons Control Buttons Remote Control Buttons Display | Source Buttons | PC mode button...
  • Page 27: Remote Control Buttons

    For more information on the screen adjustment functions, refer to On-Screen Display. Power button / Power indicator Use this button to turn the monitor on and off. Power Indicator shows PowerSaver mode by green blinking. Refer to Specifications > PowerSaver. + CH / - CH button Moves from one menu item to another vertically or adjusts selected menu values.
  • Page 28 6 PIP Position button Adjusts the location of Video image in PIP mode. Press VOL - / VOL + , + CH / - CH buttons to adjust the location up and down or left and right. 7 PIP Size button Adjusts the PIP image size in PIP mode.
  • Page 29: Automatic Save

    English > Main > Adjusting Your Monitor > User Controls > Direct-Access Features User control buttons Direct-Access Features Direct-Access Features let you display Monitor Adjustment Menu by simply pressing Auto button once. User Controls Or they are used to adjust monitor functions. You need to activate functions other than Auto Adjustment On-Screen only when Auto-Access Features are off.
  • Page 30 3. Volume When OSD is not on the screen, push the VOL - / VOL + button to adjust volume. 1. Push the button to decrease the volume. 2. Push the button to increase the volume. 4. Channel When OSD is not on the screen, push the + CH / - CH button to select channel number.
  • Page 31 SyncMaster 152MP English > Main > Adjusting Your Monitor > On-Screen Display > OSD Functions OSD Functions Screen Adjustment Animation Clips Characters and icons become highlighted in blue during adjustment for each menu. User Controls On-Screen PC Screen TV Screen Video Screen OSD Control Display...
  • Page 32 • Custom : Choose Custom to recall your personalized settings. - Bass : Emphasize low frequency audio. - Treble : Emphasize high frequency audio. • Standard : Choose Standard for the standard factory settings. • Music : Choose Music when watching music videos or concerts. •...
  • Page 33: Video Screen

    : Beligie, Espania, Italia, Nederland, Schweiz, Sverige, UK, France, Deutschland, East Europe. 2) Manual Store : You can scan the frequency ranges available on your television in your area and store all the channels found manually. • Color system: Adjust repeatedly until the color is of the best quality. (Auto <->...
  • Page 34: Osd Control

    • Warm 2 • Cool 1 • Cool 2 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 35 SyncMaster 172MP English > Main > Adjusting Your Monitor > On-Screen Display > OSD Functions OSD Functions Screen Adjustment Animation Clips Characters and icons become highlighted in blue during adjustment for each menu. User Controls On-Screen PC Screen TV Screen Video Screen OSD Control Display...
  • Page 36 • Custom : Choose Custom to recall your personalized settings. - Bass : Emphasize low frequency audio. - Treble : Emphasize high frequency audio. • Standard : Choose Standard for the standard factory settings. • Music : Choose Music when watching music videos or concerts. •...
  • Page 37 : Beligie, Espania, Italia, Nederland, Schweiz, Sverige, UK, France, Deutschland, East Europe. 2) Manual Store : You can scan the frequency ranges available on your television in your area and store all the channels found manually. • Color system: Adjust repeatedly until the color is of the best quality. (Auto <->...
  • Page 38 • Normal • Warm 1 • Warm 2 • Cool 1 • Cool 2 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 39: Self-Test Feature Check

    English > Main > Troubleshooting > Check before calling for service Check the following items yourself before calling for service. Contact the service center for problems that you cannot solve by yourself. Self-Test Feature Check Video mode not supported Display Adapter Driver Check before Maintenance and Cleaning Symptoms &...
  • Page 40: Maintenance And Cleaning

    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 41 The following table lists possible problems and their solutions. Before calling for service, check the information in this section to see if you can remedy any problems yourself. If you do need assistance, please call the phone number on the warranty card, the phone number on the Information section or contact your dealer.
  • Page 42: Problems Related To Audio

    Ghost images are shown in the monitor menu and Preset Timing Modes. picture. The image is too light or too dark Adjust the Brightness and Contrast. (Refer to the Brightness, Contrast) Screen color is inconsistent. Adjust color using User Mode under OSD Color Adjustment menu.
  • Page 43 English > Main > Troubleshooting > Q & A Frequently asked questions are summarized here for your reference. Question Answer Check before calling for service How can I change the frequency? Frequency can be changed by reconfiguring the video card. Problems and Solutions Note that video card support can vary, depending on the...
  • Page 44 SyncMaster 152MP English > Main > Specifications > General Specifications Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice. General General Model Name SyncMaster 152MP PowerSaver LCD Panel Preset Timing Modes Size 15.0 inch (Diagonal) Display area 304.128 (H) x 228.056 (V) Pixel Pitch 0.297 (H) x 0.297 (V) Type...
  • Page 45 SyncMaster 152MP English > Main > Specifications > General Specifications Environmental considerations Operating Temperature : 50°F ~ 104°F(10°C ~ 40°C) Humidity : 10% ~ 80%, non-condensing General Storage Temperature : -4°F ~113°F (-20°C ~ 45°C) PowerSaver Humidity : 5% ~ 95%, non-condensing Preset Timing Modes Plug and Play Capability...
  • Page 46 SyncMaster 172MP English > Main > Specifications > General Specifications Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice. General General Model Name SyncMaster 172MP PowerSaver LCD Panel Preset Timing Modes Size 17.0 inch (Diagonal) Display area 337.92 (H) x 270.336.336 (V) Pixel Pitch 0.264 (H) x 0.264 (V) Type...
  • Page 47 SyncMaster 172MP English > Main > Specifications > General Specifications Environmental considerations Operating Temperature : 50°F ~ 104°F(10°C ~ 40°C) Humidity : 10% ~ 80%, non-condensing General Storage Temperature : -4°F ~113°F (-20°C ~ 45°C) PowerSaver Humidity : 5% ~ 95%, non-condensing Preset Timing Modes Plug and Play Capability...
  • Page 48 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 49 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 50 SyncMaster 152MP English > Main > Specifications > Preset Timing Modes If the signal transferred from the computer is the same as the following Preset Timing Modes, the screen will be adjusted automatically. However, if the signal differs, the screen may go blank while the power LED is on.
  • Page 51 SyncMaster 172MP English > Main > Specifications > Preset Timing Modes If the signal transferred from the computer is the same as the following Preset Timing Modes, the screen will be adjusted automatically. However, if the signal differs, the screen may go blank while the power LED is on.
  • Page 52 English > Main > Information > Service Center U.S.A. : Samsung Computer Products Customer Service 400 Valley Road, Suite 201, Mt. Arlington, NJ 07856 Tel. : (973)601-6000, 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864) Fax. : (973)601-6001 Service Center http://www.samsungusa.com/monitor/ Terms BRAZIL : Regulatory Samsung Eletronica da Amazonia Ltda.
  • Page 53 175 SOI SUEKSA VIDHAYA SATHON SOI 12 SILOM ROAD ,SILOM,BANGRAK BANGKOK 10500 TEL : 0-2635-2567 FAX : 0-2635-2556 SOUTH AFRICA : Samsung Electronics,5 Libertas Road, Somerset Office Park, Bryanston Ext 16. Po Box 70006, Bryanston,2021, South Africa Tel : 0027-11-549-1621 Fax : 0027-11-549-1629 http://www.samsung.co.za/ UKRAINE : SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE IN UKRAINE 4 Glybochitska str.
  • Page 54 Tel. 01 57 47 51 00 Fax. 01 57 47 52 02 RFC: SEM950215S98 http://www.samsung.com.mx/ IMPORTADO POR: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS MEXICO S.A. DE C.V. SATURNO 44 COL. NVA. INDUSTRIAL VALLEJO DEL. GUSTAVO A. MADERO C.P. 07700 MEXICO D.F. TEL. 5747-5100 RFC: SEM950215S98 EXPORTADO POR: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO.,LTD.
  • Page 55 English > Main > Information > Terms Sync Signal Sync (Synchronized) Signals refer to the standard signals that are required to display desired colors on the monitor. They are divided into Vertical and Horizontal Sync Signals. These signals display normal color images by the set resolution and frequency.
  • Page 56 Communications Commission. It is available from the U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402, Stock Number 004-000-00345-4. The party responsible for product compliance: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD America QA Lab of Samsung 3351 Michelson Drive, Suite #290, Irvine, CA92612 USA Tel) 949-975-7310...
  • Page 57 MPR II Compliance This monitor complies with SWEDAC(MPR II) recommendations for reduced electric and magnetic fields. European Notice (Europe only) Products with the CE marking comply with the EMC Directive(89/336/EEC), (92/31/EEC), (93/68/EEC) and the Low Voltage Directive (73/23/EEC) issued by the Commission of the European Community. Compliance with these directives implies conformity to the following European Norms: EN55022:1998+A1:2000 - Radio Frequency Interference EN55024:1998 - Electromagnetic Immunity...
  • Page 58 What does labelling involve? This product meets the requirements for the TCO'95 scheme, which provides for international environmental labelling of monitors. The labelling scheme was developed as a joint effort by the TCO (The Swedish Confederation of Professional Employees), Naturskyddsforeningen (The Swedish Society for Nature Conservation) and NUTEK (The National Board for Industrial and Technical Development in Sweden).
  • Page 59 Congratulations! You have just purchased a TCO'99 approved and labelled product! Your choice has provided you with a product developed for professional use. Your purchase has also contributed to reducing the burden on the environment and also to the further development of environmentally adapted electronics products. This product meets the requirements for the TCO'99 scheme which provides for an international environmental and quality labelling labelling of personal computers.
  • Page 60 in high doses. The relevant TCO'99 requirement states that batteries may not contain any mercury. It also demands that mercury is not present in any of the electrical or electronics components associated with the labelled unit. There is however one exception. Mercury is, for the time being, permitted in the back light system of flat panel monitors as today there is no commercially available alternative.
  • Page 61 The Natural Color S/W is the very solution for this problem. It is a color administration system developed by Samsung Electronics in association with Korea Electronics & Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI). This system is available only for Samsung monitors and makes the color of the images on the monitor the same as the printed or scanned images.
  • Page 62 SyncMaster 152MP For Better Display 1. Adjust computer resolution and screen injection rate (refresh rate) in control panel of computer as described below to enjoy the best quality of picture. You can have an uneven quality of picture in Service Center the screen if the best quality of picture is not provided in TFT-LCD.
  • Page 63 SyncMaster 172MP For Better Display 1. Adjust computer resolution and screen injection rate (refresh rate) in control panel of computer as described below to enjoy the best quality of picture. You can have an uneven quality of picture in Service Center the screen if the best quality of picture is not provided in TFT-LCD.
  • Page 64 Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is strictly forbidden. Service Center Terms Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for incidental or consequential Regulatory damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this material. Natural Color Samsung is the registered trademark of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.;...

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