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Back to Contents Page About Your Monitor Dell™ E1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Package Contents Product Features Identifying Parts and Controls Monitor Specifications Plug and Play Capability Maintenance Guidelines Package Contents Your monitor ships with the components shown below. Ensure that you have received all the components and contact Dell if something is missing.
DVI Cable Drivers and Documentation media Quick Setup Guide Safety Information Product Features The E1909W flat panel display has an active matrix, thin-film transistor (TFT), liquid crystal display (LCD). The monitor features include: ■ 19-inch (481.4 mm) viewable area display. ■...
Regulatory rating label Lists the regulatory approvals. Security lock slot To help secure your monitor. Barcode serial number label To contact Dell for technical support. VESA mounting holes (100mm) To mount the monitor. (Behind attached base plate) Cable management slot To organize cables by placing them through the slot.
Side View Left view Right view Bottom View Bottom view Label Description AC power cord connector DVI connector VGA connector Monitor Specifications Flat Panel Specifications Screen type Active matrix - TFT LCD 19 inches (19-inch viewable image Screen dimensions size) Preset display area: 408.24(H)X255.15(V)
Vertical 255.15 mm (10.05 inches) Pixel pitch 0.2835 mm 160° (vertical) typical, 160° Viewing angle (horizontal) typical Luminance output 300 CD/m²(typical) Contrast ratio 1000 to 1 (typical) Faceplate coating Antiglare with hard-coating 3H Backlight CCFL (4) edgelight system Response Time 5 ms typical Color Gamut 82%* *[E1909W] color gamut (typical) is based on CIE1976 (82%) and CIE1931 (72%) test standards.
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Back to Contents Page Setting Up Your Monitor Dell™ E1909W 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...
Back to Contents Page Setting Up Your Monitor Dell™ E1909W Flat Panel Monitor If you have 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.).
Back to Contents Page Operating the Monitor Dell™ E1909W Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Using the Front Panel Controls Using the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu Setting the Optimal Resolution Using the Dell Soundbar (Optional) Using the Tilt Using the Front Panel Use the control buttons on the front of the monitor to adjust the characteristics of the image being displayed.
If either VGA or DVI-D input is selected and both VGA and DVI-D cables are not connected, a floating dialog box as shown below appears. Use the Power button to turn the monitor on and off. The Blue LED indicates the monitor is on and fully functional. An amber LED indicates DPMS power save mode. Power (with power light indicator) Using the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu...
NOTE: AUTO ADJUST is only available when you use the analog (VGA) connector. 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. Push the MENU button once to activate the highlighted option. ...
NOTE: In most cases, Auto Adjust produces the best image for your configuration. NOTE: AUTO ADJUST option is only available when you are using the analog (VGA) connector. INPUT SOURCE Use the INPUT SOURCE menu to select between different video signals that may be connected to your monitor. ...
When you select Video, you can choose Movie, Game, Sports, or Nature preset: For playing a movie, choose "Movie" preset; 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.
Horizontal P osition Use the buttons to adjust image left and right. Minimum is '0' (-). Maximum is '100' (+). Vertical Posit Use the buttons to adjust image up and down. Minimum is '0' (-). Maximum is '100' (+). ...
Helps reduce minor cases of image retention. Depending on the degree of image retention, the program may take some time to run. Conditioning You can enable this feature by selecting "Enable". Factory Reset Reset all OSD settings to the factory preset values. OSD Warning Messages When the monitor does not support a particular resolution mode you will see the following message: ...
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.
Tilt With the built-in pedestal, you can tilt the monitor for the most comfortable viewing angle. NOTE: The stand is detached when the monitor is shipped from the factory. Back to Contents Page...
Back to Contents Page Setting Up Your Monitor Dell™ E1909W 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.
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Back to Contents Page Setting Up the Monitor Dell™ E1909W 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.
The Graphics are used for the purpose of illustration only. Appearance of the computer may vary. Organizing Your Cables After attaching all necessary cables to your monitor and computer, (See Connecting Your Monitor for cable attachment,) use the cable management slot to organize all cables as shown above. Attaching the Dell Soundbar...
NOTICE: 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. Slide the Soundbar to the left until it snaps into place.
NOTE: For use only with UL Listed Wall Mount Bracket with minimum weight/load: 4.44kg. Back to Contents Page ...
Back to Contents Page Troubleshooting Dell™ E1909W Flat Panel Monitor Self-Test Common Problems Video Problems Product Specific Problems Dell Soundbar Problems CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the Safety Instructions. Self-Test Your monitor provides a self-test feature that allows you to check whether your monitor is functioning properly. If your monitor and computer are properly connected but the monitor screen remains dark, run the monitor self-test by performing the following steps: 1.
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.
Run the built-in diagnostics. NOTE: When choosing DVI-D mode, the Auto Adjust function is not available. Dell™ Soundbar Problems Common Symptoms What You Experience Possible Solutions No Sound No power to Soundbar - the Turn the Power/Volume knob on the Soundbar clockwise to the middle position;...