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Asus VG278HR Series User Manual

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VG278HR Series
LCD Monitor

User Guide



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  • Page 1: User Guide

    VG278HR Series LCD Monitor User Guide...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.
  • Page 3: Notices

    Notices Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: • This device may not cause harmful interference, and • This device must accept any interference received including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 4: Safety Information

    Safety information • Before setting up the monitor, carefully read all the documentation that came with the package. • To prevent fire or shock hazard, never expose the monitor to rain or moisture. • Never try to open the monitor cabinet. The dangerous high voltages inside the monitor may result in serious physical injury.
  • Page 5: Care & Cleaning

    Care & Cleaning • Before you lift or reposition your monitor, it is better to disconnect the cables and power cord. Follow the correct lifting techniques when positioning the monitor. When lifting or carrying the monitor, grasp the edges of the monitor. Do not lift the display by the stand or the cord. • Cleaning.
  • Page 6 Refer to the following sources for additional information and for product and software updates. ASUS websites The ASUS websites worldwide provide updated information on ASUS hardware and software products. Refer to Optional documentation Your product package may include optional documentation that may have been added by your dealer.
  • Page 7: Welcome

    ® Thank you for purchasing the ASUS LCD monitor! The latest widescreen LCD monitor from ASUS provides a crisper, broader, and brighter display, plus a host of features that enhance your viewing experience. With these features, you can enjoy the convenience and delightful visual...
  • Page 8: Monitor Introduction

    Monitor introduction 1.3.1 Front view Button: • GamePlus hotkey. Press to select and MENU to confirm the function needed. Button: • Automatically adjust the image to its optimized position, clock, and phase by long pressing this button for 2-4 seconds (for VGA mode only).
  • Page 9 Press this button to select input source. Power Button/Power Indicator: • Press this button to turn the monitor on/off. • The color definition of the power indicator is shown below. Status Description Blue Amber Standby mode ASUS VG278HR Series LCD Monitor...
  • Page 10: Back View

    1.3.2 Back view Rear connectors Kensington lock slot. AC-IN port: This port connects the power cord. VGA port: This 15-pin port is for PC VGA connection. DVI port: This 24-pin port is for PC (Personal Computer) DVI-D digital signal connection (support NVIDIA 3D Vision™).
  • Page 11: Gameplus Function

    : Exit / Off : Select MENU : OK GamePlus - Timer GamePlus - Timer - Position Position : Exit / Off : Select MENU : OK : Exit / Off : Select MENU : OK ASUS VG278HR Series LCD Monitor...
  • Page 12: Experiencing 3D Virtual Effects

    1.3.4 Experiencing 3D Virtual Effects This monitor is a 3D Vision ready LCD monitor supports PC timing up to 1920x1080@120Hz. To experience fully immersive stereoscopic 3D virtual effects, you will ® require an NVIDIA 3D Vision™ kit, a compatible NVIDIA-GPU graphics ®...
  • Page 13: How To Use Your Wireless 3D Glasses

    • Green: The battery is fully charged. • Red: The battery is running out, and needs recharge. • No Light: The battery is exhausted, and needs recharge immediately. Green On/Off Button Press button for battery status ASUS VG278HR Series LCD Monitor...
  • Page 14: Assembling The Monitor Base

    Fix with the screws to joint the base with the arm. You can easily tighten the screws by fingers. Remove the height adjustment lock from the arm. The height adjustment lock should NEVER be removed BEFORE you place the monitor VERTICALLY on a flat and clean table. ASUS VG278HR Series LCD Monitor...
  • Page 15: Adjusting The Monitor

    Adjusting the monitor • For optimal viewing, we recommend that you look at the full face of the monitor, then adjust the monitor to the angle that is most comfortable for you. • Hold the base to prevent the monitor from falling when you change its angle.
  • Page 16: Detaching The Arm (For Vesa Wall Mount)

    Hold the stand while removing the screws. • The VESA wall mount kit ( 100 x 100 mm) is purchased separately. • Use only the UL Listed Wall Mount Bracket with minimum weight/load 33.2kg (Screw size: M4 x 10 mm). ASUS VG278HR Series LCD Monitor...
  • Page 17: Osd (On-Screen Display) Menu

    OSD (On-Screen Display) menu 3.1.1 How to configure VG278 Splendid Scenery Mode Color Standard Mode Image Theater Mode Input Select Game Mode System Setup Night View Mode sRGB Move Menu Exit Press [ ] button to activate the OSD menu. Press [ ] or [ ] button to navigate through the functions.
  • Page 18: Osd Function Introduction

    Mode: Compatible with sRGB color space. sRGB mode is the best choice for document editing. • In the Standard Mode, the Saturation and ASCR functions are not user- configurable. • In the other modes, the sRGB function is not user-configurable. ASUS VG278HR Series LCD Monitor...
  • Page 19 Color Set a desired color setting from this menu. VG278 Splendid Brightness Color Contrast Image Saturation Input Select Color Temp. User Mode System Setup Skin Tone Natural Smart View NVIDIA Lightboost Move Menu Exit • Brightness: The adjusting range is from 0 to 100. The button is a hotkey to activate this function.
  • Page 20 Aspect Control: Adjust the aspect ratio to “4:3”, “Full”, or “OverScan”. (The “OverScan” ratio is only available for HDMI input.) • ASCR: Turn on or off the ASCR (ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio) function. (Only available at Scenery Mode, Theater Mode, Game Mode, and Night View Mode.) •...
  • Page 21: Input Select

    • Phase adjusts the phase of the pixel clock signal. With a wrong phase adjustment, the screen shows horizontal disturbances. • Clock (pixel frequency) controls the number of pixels scanned by one horizontal sweep. If the frequency is not correct, the screen shows vertical stripes and the image is not proportional.
  • Page 22 Language: There are 10 languages for your selection, including “English”, “French”, “German”, “Spanish”, “Italian”, “Dutch”, “Russian”, “Traditional Chinese”, “Simplified Chinese”, and “Japanese”. • Information: Shows the monitor information. • All Reset: Select “Yes” to restore the default settings. ASUS VG278HR Series LCD Monitor...
  • Page 23: Specifications

    Full HD 1080P Pixel Pitch 0.311 mm Brightness (Typ.) 300 cd/m Contrast Ratio (Typ.) 1000:1 ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio (ASCR) 50,000,000:1 (with ASCR on) Viewing Angle (H/V) CR≧10 170°(H) /160°(V) Display Colors 16.7 M Response Time 2 ms (Gray to gray) Trace Free Technology SPLENDID™...
  • Page 24 711 x 540 x 227 mm (package) Weight (Esti.) 8.3 kg (Net); 12.1 kg (Gross) ® Regulation approvals Energy Star , ErP, UL/cUL, CB, CE, FCC, CCC, BSMI, Gost-R, C-Tick, VCCI, J-MOSS, PSB, RoHS, WEEE, Windows 7 WHQL *Specifications subject to change without notice. ASUS VG278HR Series LCD Monitor...
  • Page 25: Troubleshooting (Faq)

    Troubleshooting (FAQ) Problem Possible Solution Power LED is not ON • Press the button to check if the monitor is in the ON mode. • Check if the power cord is properly connected to the monitor and the power outlet. The power LED lights amber and • Check if the monitor and the computer are in the there is no screen image...
  • Page 26: Supported Timing List

    67.5KHz 1280x720 60Hz 44.444KHz 1280x720 60Hz 44.772KHz 1280x720 75Hz 56.456KHz 1280x768 60Hz 47.396KHz 1280x800 60Hz 49.306KHz 1280x800 60Hz 49.702KHz 1280x800 75Hz 62.795KHz 1366x768 60Hz 47.712KHz 1440x900 60Hz 55.469KHz 1680x1050 60Hz 64.674KHz 1920x1080 60Hz 66.587KHz ASUS VG278HR Series LCD Monitor 3-10...
  • Page 27 Resolution Refresh Rate Horizontal 113.3 KHz(2D) / 1920x1080* (DVI) 100Hz 113.8KHz(3D) 125.1KHz(2D) / 1920x1080* (DVI) 110Hz 125.7KHz(3D) 1920x1080* (DVI) 120Hz 137.2KHz(2D/3D) 1920x1080* (DVI) 144Hz 158.11KHz (2D) 640x480P (HDMI) 59.94/60Hz 31.469KHz / 31.5KHz 720x480P (HDMI) 59.94/60Hz 31.469KHz / 31.5KHz 720x576P (HDMI) 50Hz 31.25KHz 1280x720P (HDMI)