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Dell™ E1909WDD Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide
About Your Monitor
Setting Up the Monitor
Operating the Monitor
Troubleshooting
Appendix
Notes, Notices, and Cautions
NOTE:
A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer.
NOTICE:
A NOTICE indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the problem.
CAUTION:
A CAUTION indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death.
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
© 2008 Dell Inc. All rights reserved.
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, Windows, a n d Windows Vista are either registered trademarks or trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries; ENERGY STAR is a registered trademark of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. As an ENERGY STAR partner,
Dell Inc. has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency.
Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Inc. disclaims any
proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own.
Model E1909WDDc
September 2008  Rev. A00
 
 

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  • Page 1 Dell Inc. has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Inc. disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own.
  • Page 2: About Your Monitor

      Back to Contents Page About Your Monitor Dell™ E1909WDD Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Package Contents Product Features Identifying Parts and Controls Monitor Specifications Plug and Play Capability LCD Monitor Quality and Pixel Policy Maintenance Guidelines Package Contents Your monitor comes with all the items shown below. Ensure that you have all the items. If something is missing, contact Dell.
  • Page 3: Back View

      The E1909WDD  flat panel display has an active matrix, thin-film transistor (TFT), liquid crystal display (LCD). The monitor features include: ■ 19 inches(482.6mm) diagonal. ■ 1440x900 resolution, plus safe mode 640x480 resolution. ■ Wide viewing angle to allow viewing from a sitting or standing position, or while moving from side-to-side.
  • Page 4: Side View

    VESA mounting holes (100mm) To mount the monitor. (Behind attached VESA plate) Barcode serial number label To contact Dell for technical support. Security lock slot To help secure your monitor. Dell soundbar mounting brackets To attach the optional Dell Soundbar.
  • Page 5: Monitor Specifications

      Label Description AC Power cord connector DisplayPort cable Monitor Specifications The following sections give you information about the various power management modes and pin assignments for various connectors of your monitor. Power Management Modes If you have VESA's 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*.
  • Page 7: Pin Assignments

    Pin Assignments 20-pin DisplayPort Connector     20-pin Side of the Connected Signal Cable Number ML Lane 3(n) ML Lane 3(p) ML Lane 2(n) ML Lane 2(p) ML Lane 1(n) ML Lane 1(p) ML Lane 0(n) ML Lane 0(p) AUX CH (p) AUX CH (n) Hot Plug Detect Return DP PWR...
  • Page 9: Fcc Notices (U.s. Only) And Other Regulatory Information

    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. To contact Dell for sales, technical support, or customer service issues: Visit support.dell.com.
  • Page 10: Setting Up Your Monitor

    Setting Up Your Monitor Dell™ E1909WDD Flat Panel Monitor  If you have a Dell™ desktop or a Dell™ portable computer with internet access 1. Go to http://support.dell.com, enter your service tag, and download the latest driver for your graphics card.  2. After installing the drivers for your graphics Adapter, attempt to set the resolution to 1440x900 again. NOTE: If you are unable to set the resolution to 1440x900, please contact Dell™ to inquire about a graphics Adapter that supports these resolutions.   Back to Contents Page...
  • Page 11 Back to Contents Page Setting Up Your Monitor Dell™ E1909WDD Flat Panel Monitor If you have a non Dell™ desktop, portable computer, or graphic card 1. Right-click on the desktop and click Properties. 2. Select the Settings tab. 3. Select Advanced. 4. Identify your graphics controller supplier from the description at the top of the window (e.g. NVIDIA, ATI, Intel etc.).
  • Page 12: Operating The Monitor

    If you do not see 1440 x 900 as an option, you may need to update your graphics driver. Depending on your computer, complete one of the following procedures: If you have a Dell desktop or portable computer: Go to support.dell.com, enter your service tag, and download the latest driver for your graphics card. ¡ If you are using a non-Dell computer (portable or desktop): Go to the support site for your computer and download the latest graphic drivers.
  • Page 13   Label Description Power button (with power light indicator) Decrease Brightness button Increase Brightness button   Back to Contents Page...
  • Page 14 Back to Contents Page Setting Up Your Monitor Dell™ E1909WDD Flat Panel Monitor Setting the display resolution to 1440X900 (Optimal) For optimal display performance while using the Microsoft Windows operating systems, set the display resolution to 1440 x 900 pixels by performing the following steps: 1.
  • Page 15 Dell Inc. has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Inc. disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own.
  • Page 16: Setting Up The Monitor

    Back to Contents Page Setting Up the Monitor Dell™ E1909WDD Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide   Attaching the Stand   Connecting the Monitor   Organizing Your Cables   Attaching the Soundbar (optional)   Removing the Stand    Wall Mounting (Optional)   Attaching the Base NOTE: The stand is detached when the monitor is shipped from the factory.
  • Page 17: Organizing Your Cables

    Attaching the Soundbar(optional) NOTICE: Do not use with any device other than the Dell Soundbar.  To attach the soundbar: Working from the back of the monitor, attach the Soundbar by aligning the two slots with the two tabs along the bottom of the monitor. Slide the Soundbar to the left until it snaps into place.
  • Page 18: Removing The Base

    Removing the Base NOTE: After placing the monitor panel on a soft cloth or cushion, press and hold the LCD removal button, and then remove the stand.   To remove the base of the stand: 1. Press the stand release button to loosen the base. 2.
  • Page 19: Troubleshooting

    Back to Contents Page Troubleshooting Dell™ E1909WDD Flat Panel Monitor   Common Problems   Product Specific Problems   Dell Soundbar Problems   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the Safety Instructions. Built-in Diagnostics Your monitor has a built-in diagnostic tool that helps you determine if the screen abnormality you are experiencing is an inherent problem with your monitor, or with your computer system and graphic card.
  • Page 20: Product Specific Problems

    Safety Related Issues Visible signs of smoke or Do not perform any troubleshooting steps. sparks Contact Dell immediately. Intermittent Problems Monitor malfunctions on & off Ensure that the video cable connecting the monitor to the computer is connected properly and is secure.
  • Page 21 Play some audio content on the computer (example, audio CD, or MP3). Turn the Power/Volume knob on the Soundbar clockwise to a higher volume setting. Clean and reseat the audio line-in plug. Test the Soundbar using another audio source (For example: portable CD player, MP3 player).

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