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Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide
Dell™ 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide
About Your Monitor
Setting Up the Monitor
Operating the Monitor
Troubleshooting
Appendix
Notes, Cautions, and Warnings
NOTE:
A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer.
CAUTION:
A CAUTION indicates potential damage to hardware or loss of data if instructions are not followed.
WARNING:
A WARNING indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death.
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
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Model 1909Wf 1909Wb
January 2010 Rev. A02
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  • Page 1 Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell and the DELL logo are trademarks of Dell Inc; Microsoft and Windows are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries;...
  • Page 2: About Your Monitor

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Back to Contents Page About Your Monitor Dell™ 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Package Contents Product Features Identifying Parts and Controls Monitor Specifications Plug and Play Capability Universal Serial Bus (USB) Interface...
  • Page 3 Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Power Cable VGA Cable (attached to the monitor) DVI Cable USB up stream cable (enables the USB ports on the monitor) file:///T|/htdocs/monitors/1909W/en/ug/about.htm[11/8/2012 2:53:29 PM]...
  • Page 4: Front View

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Drivers and Documentation media Quick Setup Guide Safety Information Product Features The 1909W flat panel display has an active matrix, thin-film transistor (TFT), liquid crystal display (LCD). The monitor features include: ■ 19-inch (482.6 mm) viewable area display (Measured diagonally) .
  • Page 5: Back View

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Front View Front panel controls Label Description Brightness & Contrast Automatic adjust Input source Select Menu Power (with power light indicator) Back View file:///T|/htdocs/monitors/1909W/en/ug/about.htm[11/8/2012 2:53:29 PM]...
  • Page 6 Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Back view Back View with monitor stand Label Description VESA mounting holes (100mm) To mount the monitor. (Behind attached base plate) Security lock slot To help secure your monitor. Dell Soundbar mounting brackets To attach the optional Dell Soundbar.
  • Page 7: Side View

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Monitor rear view with pull-out card extended to reveal regulatory marks. Monitor rear view with pull-out card inserted back to provide a clean back view. Label Description Barcode serial number label To contact Dell for technical support.
  • Page 8: Bottom View

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Left view Right view Label Description USB downstream ports Bottom View file:///T|/htdocs/monitors/1909W/en/ug/about.htm[11/8/2012 2:53:29 PM]...
  • Page 9: Monitor Specifications

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Bottom view Label Description AC power cord connector Dell Soundbar power connector DVI connector VGA connector USB upstream port USB downstream ports Monitor Specifications Flat Panel Specifications Screen type Active matrix - TFT LCD...
  • Page 10 Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Viewing angle 160° (vertical) typical, 160° (horizontal) typical Luminance output 300 CD/m²(typical) Contrast ratio 1000 to 1 (typical) Faceplate coating Antiglare with hard-coating 3H Backlight CCFL (2) edgelight system Response Time 5 ms typical...
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  • Page 15: Resolution Specifications

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Resolution Specifications Horizontal scan range 30 kHz to 83 kHz (automatic) Vertical scan range 56 Hz to 75 Hz (automatic) Optimal preset resolution 1440 X 900 at 60 Hz Highest preset resolution 1440 x 900 at 60 Hz...
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  • Page 20: Preset Display Modes

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Preset Display Modes Display Mode Horizontal Frequency (kHz) Vertical Frequency (Hz) Pixel Clock (MHz) Sync Polarity (Horizontal/Vertical) VESA, 720 x 400 31.5 70.0 28.3 VESA, 640 x 480 31.5 60.0 25.2 VESA, 640 x 480 37.5...
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  • Page 22: Electrical Specifications

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Electrical Specifications Analog RGB, 0.7 Volts +/- 5%, positive polarity at 75 ohm input impedance Video input signals Digital DVI-D TMDS, 600mV for each differential line, positive polarity at 50 ohm input impedance...
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  • Page 24: Physical Characteristics

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Physical Characteristics Connector type 15-pin D-subminiature, blue connector; DVI-D, white connector Digital: Detachable, DVI-D, Solid pins, shipped detached from the monitor Signal cable type file:///T|/htdocs/monitors/1909W/en/ug/about.htm[11/8/2012 2:53:29 PM]...
  • Page 25 Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Analog:Detachable, D-Sub, 15pins, shipped attached to the monitor Dimensions (with stand) Height (Compressed) 12.39 inches (314.68 mm) Height (Extended) 17.13 inches (434.68 mm) Width 17.45 inches (442.87 mm) Depth 6.92 inches (175.64 mm)
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  • Page 32: Environmental Characteristics

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Environmental Characteristics Temperature Operating 5° to 35° C (41° to 95°F) Storage: -20° to 60° C (-4° to 140° F) Non-operating Shipping: -20° to 60° C (-4° to 140° F) Humidity Operating 10% to 80% (non-condensing)
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  • Page 36: Power Management Modes

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Power Management Modes If you have VESA's DPM™ compliance display card or software installed in your PC, the monitor can automatically reduce its power consumption when not in use. This is referred to as Power Save Mode*.
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  • Page 40: Pin Assignments

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Pin Assignments VGA Connector file:///T|/htdocs/monitors/1909W/en/ug/about.htm[11/8/2012 2:53:29 PM]...
  • Page 41: Dvi Connector

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide 15-pin Side of the Connected Signal Cable Number Video-Red Video-Green Video-Blue Self-test GND-R GND-G GND-B Computer 5V/3.3V GND-sync DDC data H-sync V-sync DDC clock DVI Connector 24-pin Side of the Connected Signal Number...
  • Page 42 Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Floating Floating DDC Clock DDC Data Floating TMDS RX1- TMDS RX1+ TMDS Ground Floating Floating +5V/+3.3V power Self test Hot Plug Detect TMDS RX0- TMDS RX0+ TMDS Ground Floating Floating TMDS Ground TMDS Clock+ TMDS Clock- file:///T|/htdocs/monitors/1909W/en/ug/about.htm[11/8/2012 2:53:29 PM]...
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  • Page 57: Plug And Play Capability

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Plug and Play Capability You can install the monitor in any Plug and Play-compatible system. The monitor automatically provides the computer system with its Extended Display Identification Data (EDID) using Display Data Channel (DDC) protocols so the system can configure itself and optimize the monitor settings. Most monitor installations are automatic; you can select different settings if desired. For more...
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  • Page 59: Universal Serial Bus (Usb) Interface

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Universal Serial Bus (USB) Interface This section gives you information about the USB ports that are available on the left side of your monitor. NOTE: This monitor supports High-Speed Certified USB 2.0 interface...
  • Page 60: Cleaning Your Monitor

    In almost every case, these fixed pixels are hard to see and do not detract from display quality or usability. A display with 1 to 5 fixed pixels is considered normal and within competitive standards. For more information, see Dell Support site at: support.dell.com.
  • Page 61: Setting Up The Monitor

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Back to Contents Page Setting Up the Monitor Dell™ 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Attaching the Stand Connecting the Monitor Organizing Your Cables Attaching the Soundbar (optional) Removing the Stand Attaching the Stand NOTE: The stand is detached when the monitor is shipped from the factory.
  • Page 62: Connecting The White Dvi Cable

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide WARNING: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the Safety Instructions. To connect your monitor to the computer: 1. Turn off your computer and disconnect the power cable. 2. Connect either the white (digital DVI-D) or the blue (analog VGA) display connector cable to the corresponding video port on the back of your computer. Do not use both cables on the same computer.
  • Page 63: Connecting The Usb Cable

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide NOTE: The Graphics are used for the purpose of illustration only. Appearance of the computer may vary. Connecting the USB cable After you have completed connecting the DVI/VGA cable, follow the procedure below to connect the USB cable to the computer and complete your monitor setup: 1.
  • Page 64: Removing The Stand

    Do not use with any device other than Dell Soundbar. NOTE: Soundbar Power Connector +12V DC output is for optional Dell Soundbar only. Working from the rear of the monitor, attach the Soundbar aligning the two slots with the two tabs along the bottom rear of the monitor.
  • Page 65 Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide NOTE: To prevent scratches on the LCD screen while removing the stand, ensure that the monitor is placed on a clean surface. NOTE: This is applicable for a monitor with a stand. When the OptiPlex...
  • Page 66: Operating The Monitor

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Back to Contents Page Operating the Monitor Dell™ 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Using the Front Panel Controls Using the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu Setting the Maximum Resolution Using the Dell Soundbar (Optional)
  • Page 67 Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Automatic Adjust /Adjust Auto Adjustment allows the monitor to self-adjust to the incoming video signal. After using Auto Adjustment, you can further tune your monitor by using the Pixel Clock (Coarse) and Phase (Fine) controls under Image Settings.
  • Page 68: Using The On-Screen Display (Osd) Menu

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Using the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu Accessing the Menu System NOTE: If you change the settings and then either proceed to another menu or exit the OSD menu, the monitor automatically saves those changes. The changes are also saved if you change the settings and then wait for the OSD menu to disappear.
  • Page 69 Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide NOTE: AUTO ADJUST is only available when you use the analog (VGA) connector. 2. Push the buttons to move between the setting options. As you move from one icon to another, the option name is highlighted. See the following table for a complete list of all the options available for the monitor.
  • Page 70 Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Even though your computer recognizes your monitor on startup, the Auto Adjustment function optimizes the display settings for use with your particular AUTO ADJUST setup. NOTE: In most cases, Auto Adjust produces the best image for your configuration.
  • Page 71 Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Input Color Format Choose the RGB option if monitor is connected to a PC or a DVD using a VGA or DVI cable. Choose the YPbPr option if monitor is connected to a DVD by a YPbPr to VGA or YPbPr to DVI cable or if the DVD color output setting is not RGB.
  • Page 72 Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide For playing a sport program, choose "Sports" preset; For playing a game, choose "Game" preset; For general picture or web or watch TV, choose Nature preset. You can adjust the Hue(Tint)/Saturation based on your preference. If you want to restore default color settings, choose Color Reset;...
  • Page 73 Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Wide Mode Adjust the image ratio as 4:3 or full screen. Horizontal Position Use the buttons to adjust image left and right. Minimum is '0' (-). Maximum is '100' (+). Vertical Position Use the buttons to adjust image up and down.
  • Page 74 Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Language option to set the OSD display to one of seven languages (English, Espanol, Francais, Deutsch, Russian ,Simplified chinese or Japanese). Language Menu Transparency Select this option to change the menu transparency by pressing (Minimum: 0 ~ Maximum: 100).
  • Page 75: Osd Warning Messages

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide LCD Conditioning Helps reduce minor cases of image retention. Depending on the degree of image retention, the program may take some time to run. You can enable this feature by selecting "Enable". Reset all OSD settings to the factory preset values.
  • Page 76 Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide This means that the monitor cannot synchronize with the signal that it is receiving from the computer. See Monitor Specifications for the Horizontal and Vertical frequency ranges addressable by this monitor. Recommended mode is 1440 x 900.
  • Page 77: Setting The Maximum Resolution

    Using the Dell Soundbar (Optional) The Dell Soundbar is a stereo two channel system adaptable to mount on Dell Flat Panel Displays. The Soundbar has a rotary volume and on/off control to adjust the overall system level, a blue LED for power indication, and two audio headset jacks.
  • Page 78: Rotating The Monitor

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Power indicator Headphone connectors Using the Tilt, Rotation NOTE: This is applicable for a monitor with a stand. When the OptiPlex USFF 780/ OptiPlex SFF 980 AIO stand is bought, please refer to the respective AIO stand setup guide for set up instructions.
  • Page 79 NOTE: To use the Display Rotation function (Landscape versus Portrait view) with your Dell computer, you require an updated graphics driver that is not included with this monitor. To download the graphics driver, go to support.dell.com and see the Download section for Video Drivers for latest driver updates.
  • Page 80: Adjusting The Rotation Display Settings Of Your System

    After you have rotated your monitor, you need to complete the procedure below to adjust the Rotation Display Settings of Your System. NOTE: If you are using the monitor with a non-Dell computer, you need to go the graphics driver website or your computer manufacturer website for information on rotating your operating system.
  • Page 81: Troubleshooting

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Back to Contents Page Troubleshooting Dell™ 1909W Flat Panel Monitor Self-Test Common Problems Product Specific Problems Universal Serial Bus Specific Problems Dell Soundbar Problems WARNING: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the Safety Instructions.
  • Page 82 Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide The following table contains general information about common monitor problems you might encounter and the possible solutions. Common Symptoms What You Experience Possible Solutions No Video/Power LED off No picture Ensure that the video cable connecting the monitor and the computer is properly connected and secure.
  • Page 83: Product Specific Problems

    Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Product Specific Problems Specific Symptoms What You Experience Possible Solutions Screen image is too small Image is centered on screen, Check the Scaling Ratio setting in Image Setting OSD but does not fill entire viewing Reset the monitor to Factory Settings.
  • Page 84 Dell 1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Unbalanced Sound Output Sound from only one side of Clear any obstructions between the Soundbar and the user. Soundbar Confirm that the audio line-in plug is completely inserted into the jack of the sound card or audio source.
  • Page 85: Fcc Notices (U.s. Only) And Other Regulatory Information

    NOTE: If you do not have an active Internet connection, you can find contact information on your purchase invoice, packing slip, bill, or Dell product catalog. Dell provides several online and telephone-based support and service options. Availability varies by country and product, and some services may not be available in your area.
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