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Hitachi CML158XW User Manual

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For future reference, record the serial number of your colour monitor.
The serial number is located on the rear of the monitor.
This monitor is E
computer equipped with VESA DPMS.
The E
emblem does not represent EPA endorsement
of any product or service.
As an E
Partner, Hitachi,Ltd. has determined that this
product meets the E
compliant when used with a
guidelines for energy efficiency.





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  • Page 1: User Manual

    VESA DPMS. ® The E emblem does not represent EPA endorsement NERGY of any product or service. ® As an E Partner, Hitachi,Ltd. has determined that this NERGY ® product meets the E guidelines for energy efficiency. NERGY...
  • Page 2 TCO’99 STATEMENT 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.
  • Page 3 Below you will find a brief summary of the environmental requirements met by this product. The complete environmental criteria document may be ordered from: TCO Development SE-114 94 Stockholm, Sweden Fax: +46 8 782 92 07 Email (Internet): Current information regarding TCO'99 approved and labelled products may also be obtained via the Internet, using the address: Environmental requirements Flame retardants...
  • Page 4: Limited Warranty For Usa Customers Only

    1/31/01. In the event of a defect during this 12 month, 36 month or 60 month period, Hitachi America, Ltd. will, at its option, repair or replace the monitor at no charge except as set forth below. If owner cannot provide proof of purchase, the warranty period will start to run from the date of manufacture.
  • Page 5 To obtain warranty service, call 1-800-562-2552 to obtain a return authorisation number and the location of your Hitachi service centre. If a problem occurs within the first 30 days after purchase AND IF CONSISTENT WITH YOUR DEALER’S RETURN POLICY, you can return the monitor to the dealer from whom you bought it.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Colour Monitor CML158XW USER MANUAL Congratulations on your selection of the HITACHI Colour Monitor. Read the instructions inside carefully, and keep this user manual for future reference. NOTE: * The information in this manual is subject to change without notice. The manufacturer assumes no responsibility for any errors that may appear in this manual.
  • Page 7 Connecting the Audio Cable..................14 Setting Up the LCD Monitor..................14 Power Management System ..................14 Chapter 2 Display Controls ................15 User Controls......................15 Adjusting the Monitor's Display................... 15 Function Description....................16 Chapter 3 Technical Information ..............17 Specifications ......................17 Standard Timing Table ....................
  • Page 8: Using This Display Safely

    Using this Display Safely Common Safety Precautions Please read carefully and make sure you fully understand the following safety precautions: • Operations should be done according to instructions and procedures described in this manual. • Make sure to heed all warnings displayed on the device and manual. Neglecting to do so may result in fire or damage the device.
  • Page 9: Warning

    Warning Abnormal heat, smoke, sounds or smells. If anything abnormal should happen, turn OFF the power and unplug the power cord. Continued use in this condition may lead to electrical shock or fire. The area around the cord should be clear to allow the cord to be easily unplugged. Repair, Modification, Disassembly DO NOT attempt to repair, modify or disassemble the product.
  • Page 10: Power Usage

    Handling of the power cord Use the power cord supplied with the product and be careful of the following during use. If handled improperly, the cord may be damaged resulting in electrical shock or fire. Never place objects on it. -DO NOT pull -DO NOT apply pressure -DO NOT fold...
  • Page 11 OF ACCORDING TO APPLICABLE ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS. For Recycling and Disposal information, contact your government agency, the Electronic Industries Alliance at, and/or (in the US), or the Electronic Product Stewardship Canada at (in Canada). For more information, call 1-800-HITACHI (1-800-448-2244) (in the US).
  • Page 12: Caution

    CAUTION Contact with Metal and Other Edges When moving the computer be careful when coming in contact with the plastic and metal edges. It is possible to be injured. Use in Unstable Places DO NOT place on sloping or narrow areas that are unstable. The device may drop or fall and cause injury.
  • Page 13 Disposal of this Product When disposing of this product, confer with the dealer where this product was purchased or refer to laws of the local government or regulations regarding disposal. Electronic Interference If used in the vicinity of other electronic devices, they may interfere with each other’s performances.
  • Page 14: Fcc Statement Warning

    FCC Statement Warning WARNING : This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
  • Page 15: For The Customers In The Uk

    For the Customers in the UK THIS PRODUCT IS SUPPLIED WITH A TWO PIN MAINS PLUG FOR USE IN MAINLAND EUROPE. FOR THE UK PLEASE REFER TO THE NOTES ON THIS PAGE. IMPORTANT FOR UNITED KINGDOM WORDING FOR CLASS I EQUIPMENT INSTRUCTION BOOKS AND LABELS The mains lead on this equipment is supplied with a moulded plug incorporating a fuse, the value of which is indicated on the pin face of the plug.
  • Page 16: Chapter 1 Installation

    Chapter 1 Installation Unpacking Before unpacking the LCD Monitor, prepare a suitable workspace for your Monitor and computer. You need a stable and clean surface near a wall power outlet. Make sure that LCD Monitor has enough space around it for sufficient airflow. Though the LCD Monitor uses very little power, some ventilation is needed to ensure that the Monitor does not become too hot.
  • Page 17: Connecting The Display To Your Computer

    Connecting the Display to your Computer 1. Power off your computer. 2. Connect the signal cable to the VGA port on your PC. 3. Make sure connections are secure. Figure 1-3 Connecting the AC Power 1. Connect the power cord to the Monitor AC socket.
  • Page 18: Chapter 2 Display Controls

    Chapter 2 Display Controls User Controls A brief description and the location of all LCD Monitor function controls and indicators: Figure 2-1 Stereo Speakers PC Audio Stereo output. Speaker Volume Increase Volume - Turn knob clockwise. Control Decrease Volume - Turn knob anti-clockwise DC Power Switch Press the power switch to switch the monitor ON/OFF.
  • Page 19: Function Description

    Function Description Icon Function Function Description Brightness This function increases or decreases the brightness of the image. This function increases or decreases the difference between the Contrast dark and light colour. H. Position This function shifts the entire display image left or right. V.
  • Page 20: Chapter 3 Technical Information

    Chapter 3 Technical Information Specifications LCD Panel 15.0" (38 cm) Size Active matrix colour TFT LCD Display Type 1024 x 768 Resolution 1024 x (RGB) x 768 Display Dot 304 x 228 (H x V) Display Area (mm) 262K Disply Colour 200 cd/m (minimum) 250 cd/m (typical)
  • Page 21: Power Management

    Power Management Power Mode AC Input LED Color Consumption* 30W maximum 240 VAC Green Standby 3W maximum 240 VAC Yellow Suspend 3W maximum 240 VAC Yellow 3W maximum 240 VAC Yellow DC Power Off 3W maximum 240 VAC Dark Yellow: Standby, Suspend, Off Disconnected 3W maximum 240 VAC...
  • Page 22: Standard Timing Table

    Pin Assignment Signal Signal Description Description Green Cable Detection Blue Digital GND Digital GND Digital GND H. Sync. Red Rtn V. Sync. Green Rtn Blue Rtn Standard Timing Table If the selected timing is NOT included in table below, this LCD monitor will use the most suitable available timing.
  • Page 23: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting This LCD Monitor has pre-adjusted using factory standard VGA timings. Due to the output timing differences among various VGA cards in the market, users may initially experience an unstable or unclear display whenever a new display mode or new VGA card is selected.
  • Page 24 < U.S.A. > Hitachi America, Ltd. 2000 Sierra Point Parkway, Brisbane, CA 94005-1835 U.S.A Technical Support : 1 - 800 - 562 - 2552 World Wide Web Home page : < Europe > Hitachi Europe Ltd Digital Media Group Lower Cookham Road Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 8YA U.K.