Hitachi CML170SXWBPlus User Manual

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  • Page 1: User Manual

  • Page 2: Limited Warranty For Usa Customers Only

    1/31/01 or 36 months for both panel and backlight if purchased after 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.
  • Page 3: For Canadian Customers Only Warranty Policy

  • Page 4 Company is authorized to change, modify, or extend its terms in any manner whatsoever. Hitachi Canada Inc. shall not be responsible for any damages or loss of any kind attributed to the product rendered defective during usage, or attributed to incompatibility problems of any linked equipment including software.
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  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    CHAPTER 2 DISPLAY CONTROLS................19 ......................19 ONTROLS ................20 DJUSTING THE ONITOR ISPLAY ..................... 21 UNCTION ESCRIPTIONS CHAPTER 3 TECHNICAL INFORMATION ..............28 ......................28 PECIFICATIONS ....................31 TANDARD IMING ABLE ...................... 32 ROUBLESHOOTING...
  • Page 7: 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 8 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 lea d 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 9: 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 10 Handling the AC adapter DO NOT wet or handle with wet hands. This may result in electrical shock. DO NOT use with devices other than this display. This may result in shock, fire, or damage to the device. DO NOT use or place in areas where heat accumulates. This may result in fire. Multi-Tap Usage TO not attach multiple extension plugs into one outlet.
  • Page 11 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 12 Electronic Interference If used in the vicinity of other electronic devices, they may interfere with each other’s performances. Especially for devices such as radios and televisions, noise may enter their sound reception. If this should happen, try the following: Place in a location as far away from radios and televisions as possible. Change the facing of the antenna on the radio or television.
  • Page 13: 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 14: 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 15: 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 the 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 16: Cable Installation

    Cable Installation Please follow these instructions to install the cables. Remove the back panel from the rear of the monitor. (See Fig. 1-2) Remove the rear support panel from the swivel base support column. (See Fig. 1-2) Place the signal cable, the DC power cable and the audio cable into correct grooves (See Fig.
  • Page 17: Connecting The Display To Your Computer

    Connecting the Display to your Computer Power off your computer. Connect one end of the signal cable to the LCD Monitor's VGA port or DVI port. (See Fig. 1-4) Connect the other end of the signal cable to the VGA port or DVI port on your PC. Make sure both connections are secure.
  • Page 18: Connecting The Ac Power

    Connecting the AC Power Connect the power cord to the AC adapter. (See Fig. 1-5) Connect the AC adapter's DC output connector to the DC Power Jack of the monitor. Connect the power cord to an AC power source. DC Power Jack Power Cord Figure 1-5 WARNING...
  • Page 19: Connecting The Audio Cable

    Connecting the Audio Cable Connect the audio cable to the " LINE OUT " jack on your PC's audio card DVD Rom or to the front panel's “AUDIO OUT” jack of your CD ROM drive. (See Fig. 1-6) Connect the other end of the audio cable to the LCD Monitor's " LINE IN " jack. Figure 1- 6 Setting Up the LCD Monitor Make sure the AC Adapter is connected to the LCD Monitor.
  • Page 20: 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. Increase Volume - Turn knob Clockwise Speaker Volume Control Decrease Volume - Turn knob Counter Clockwise DC Power Switch Press the power switch to switch the monitor ON/OFF.
  • Page 21: Adjusting The Monitor's Display

    Adjusting the Monitor's Display This LCD monitor features an "Intellectual-AUTO" function, which stores up to 16 user's settings. When a new timing is input, this function will check whether this setting has been Auto-adjusted before. If so, this monitor will use those settings. If not, this monitor will automatically start Auto-adjustment to obtain the best viewing settings.
  • Page 22: Function Descriptions

    Function Descriptions Auto and Input Select This function let's you adjust the display size, clock and phase to obtain the best viewing settings. This process will take 3 ~ 5 seconds to complete. ATTENTION After Auto Adjustment, the display might display wrong position or size, if it has received a pattern which has no screen border.
  • Page 23 Brightness 100 scales of brightness are available to choose from (0 to 99). Contrast 256 scales of contrast are available to choose from (0 to 255). H. Position This function will adjust display's horizontal position. : Digital signal no function.
  • Page 24 V. Position This function will adjust vertical position. Sharpness This function let's you select the images sharpness. Five selections are available. A smoother setting is more suitable for pictures, while a sharper setting is more suitable for text. OSD Transparency This function set the transparency of the OSD menu.
  • Page 25: Color Temperature

    Phase A total of 32 scales (0 to 31) are available to adjust the focus and clarity of the display. Clock This function carries a frequency-tracking feature that offers user better stability and clarity. 97 scales (from -48 to +48) are available on the mode that is currently running.
  • Page 26 User Push the buttons to select R, G, B and Exit mode. Push the (+/-) button to adjust R, G, B volume and Exit this User model. Zoom This function allows the user to adjust the zoom (magnification) of video information.
  • Page 27 OSD H. Position This function moves the OSD menu window horizontally. OSD V. Position This function moves the OSD menu window vertically. Graph Text Because the H and V-Frequencies of both 640 x 400 70Hz, and 720 x 400 70Hz, are the same, this function let's you manually select either 640 x 400 (graphics mode), or 720 x 400 (text mode).
  • Page 28 Recall The recall function will set all adjusted parameters to preset factory preset default values. Language Five OSD language options are available: English, German, French, Spanish, and Italian. Press the left or right adjustment control button to select another language. Icon Function Description...
  • Page 29: Chapter 3 Technical Information

    Chapter 3 Technical Information Specifications LCD Panel Size 17.0" (43.2 cm) Display Type Active matrix color TFT LCD Resolution 1280 x 1024 Display Dot 1280 x (RGB) x 1024 Display Area (mm) 337.92 x 270.34 (H x V) Display Color 16.7M Brightness 250 cd/m...
  • Page 30: External Connection

    Brightness Digital Contrast Digital Horizontal Position Digital Vertical Position Digital Phase Digital Clock Digital Display Mode Setup Uses EEPROM to save settings in memory Power Management Mode Power Consumption* AC Input LED Color 54W maximum 240 VAC Green Standby** 5W maximum 240 VAC Yellow Suspend**...
  • Page 31: Size And Weight

    Storage or Shipping Temperature -20°C to 60° C/-4°F to140° F Relative Humidity 5% to 85%(non-condensing) Power Supply (AC Adapter) Input Voltage Single phase, 100 ~ 240VAC, 50 / 60 Hz Input Current 1.5 A maximum Size and Weight Dimensions 424(W) x 436(H) x 178(D) mm Net Weight 6.5kg Gross Weight...
  • Page 32: Standard Timing Table

    Standard Timing Table If the selected timing is NOT included in table below, this LCD monitor will use the most suitable available timing. Resolution H – Freq. V. Freq. Pixel H/V Sync. Mode (KHz) (Hz) Freq. Polarity (MHz) 640 x 350 31.469 70.087 25.175...
  • Page 33: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting This LCD Monitor has pre-adjusted using factory to 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 34 Fax: 93 491 3513 Fax: +49- 89-991 80-224 Email: Hotline: +49-180-551 25 51 (12ct/min) Email: HSE- HITACHI EUROPE srl HITACHI HOME ELECTRONICS (NORDIC) AB Via Tommaso Gulli N.39, 20147 Box 77 S-164 94 Kista Milano, Italia SWEDEN ITALY...