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Dell ST2010B User Manual

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Dell™ ST2010B Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide
About Your Monitor
Setting Up the Monitor
Operating the Monitor
Notes, Notices, and Cautions
A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer.
A NOTICE indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the problem.
A CAUTION indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death.
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
© 2009 Dell Inc. All rights reserved.
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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 ST2010f
November 2009 Rev. A00


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  • Page 1 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.
  • Page 2: About Your Monitor

    Power Cable VGA Cable (attached to the monitor) Drivers and Documentation media Quick Setup Guide Safety Information   Product Features The ST2010B flat panel display has an active matrix, thin-film transistor (TFT), liquid crystal display (LCD). The monitor features include:...
  • Page 3: Identifying Parts And Controls

    ■ 20-inch ( 444.8*251.1 mm) viewable area display (Measured diagonally) . ■ 1600 x 900 resolution, plus full-screen support for lower resolutions. ■ Tilt capability. ■ Plug and play capability if supported by your system. ■ On-Screen Display (OSD) adjustments for ease of set-up and screen optimization. ■...
  • Page 4: Monitor Specifications

    Label Description Barcode serial number label To contact Dell for technical support. Security lock slot To help secure your monitor. Regulatory rating label Lists the regulatory approvals. Dell Soundbar mounting brackets To attach the optional Dell Soundbar. Side View Right view left view  ...
  • Page 5: Resolution Specifications

    5ms panel typical Color depth 16.7 million colors Color Gamut 83%* *[ST2010B] color gamut (typical) is based on CIE1976 (83%) and CIE1931 (72%) test standards. Resolution Specifications Horizontal scan range 30 kHz to 83 kHz (automatic) Vertical scan range 56 Hz to 76 Hz (automatic)
  • Page 6: Environmental Characteristics

    15-pin D-subminiature, blue connector Connector type 19-pin HDMI ,black connector Analog: Detachable, D-Sub, 15pins, shipped attached Signal cable type to the monitor Dimensions (with stand) Height 362.3 mm (14.27 inches) Width 491.0 mm (19.33 inches) Depth 193.5 mm (7.62 inches) Dimensions (without stand) Height ...
  • Page 7     NOTE: This monitor is ENERGY STAR®-compliant . * Zero power consumption in OFF mode can only be achieved by disconnecting the main cable from the monitor  ...
  • 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
  • Page 10: Setting Up Your Monitor

    Back to Contents Page Setting Up Your Monitor Dell™ ST2010B Flat Panel Monitor  If you have a Dell™ desktop or a Dell™ portable computer with internet access 1. Go to, 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 1600x900 again. NOTE: If you are unable to set the resolution to 1600x900, please contact Dell™ to inquire about a Graphics Adapter that supports these resolutions.   Back to Contents Page...
  • Page 11: If You Have A Non Dell™ Desktop, Portable Computer, Or Graphics Card

    Back to Contents Page Setting Up Your Monitor Dell™ ST2010B Flat Panel Monitor  If you have a non Dell™ desktop, portable computer, or graphics 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

    Operating the Monitor Dell™ ST2010B 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)   Using the Tilt Using the Front Panel Use the buttons on the front of the monitor to adjust the image settings.  The following table describes the side panel buttons: Shortcut keys Use this key for direct access to the control menu that you define in the personalize menu.
  • Page 13         1. Press   to launch the OSD menu and display the main menu.  Main Menu for Analog (VGA) Input      Main Menu for HDMI Input   NOTE: AUTO ADJUST is only available when you use the analog (VGA) connector.   Press the      button to move between the setting options. As you move from one icon to another, the option name is highlighted. See the  ...
  • Page 14 Submenus Brightness/Contrast Use this menu to activate Brightness/Contrast adjustment.          Brightness Brightness adjusts the luminance of the backlight. Press the button to increase brightness and press the button to decrease brightness (min 0 ~ max 100). Contrast Adjust Brightness first, and then adjust Contrast only if further adjustment is necessary. Press the button to increase contrast and press the button to decrease contrast (min 0 ~ max 100).
  • Page 15 HDMI Select HDMI input when you are using the Digital (HDMI) connector. Press  to select the DVI input source. Back Press  to go back to the main menu. Color Setting Use the Color Settings to adjust the color setting mode and color temperature. There are different color setting sub-menus for VGA and HDMI input.  ...
  • Page 16    Video Mode   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.
  • Page 17   Wide Mode Adjusts the image ratio as 1:1, Aspect or full screen.    NOTE: Wide Mode adjustment is not required at maximum preset resolution 1600 x 900.   Horizontal Position Use the   or    button to adjust image left and right. Minimum is '0' (-). Maximum is '100' (+). Vertical Position Use the   or    button to adjust image up and down.
  • Page 18 Menu Timer OSD Hold Time: Sets the length of time the OSD will remain active after the last time you pressed a button. Use the   and    button to adjust the slider in 5 second increments, from 5 to 60 seconds. Menu Lock Controls user access to adjustments.
  • Page 19: Osd Warning Messages

      Note: This monitor has a built-in diagnostics to automatically calibrate the brightness to compensate for CCFL aging. OSD Warning Messages When the monitor does not support a particular resolution mode you will see the following message:   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 1600 x 900.
  • Page 20: 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 21: Using The Tilt

    Headphone jacks 3.  Power indicator Power/Volume control   Using the Tilt Tilt With the built-in pedestal, you can tilt the monitor for the most comfortable viewing angle.      NOTE: The stand is detached and extended when the monitor is shipped from the factory.  ...
  • Page 22 Back to Contents Page Setting Up Your Monitor Dell™ ST2010B Flat Panel Monitor  Setting the display resolution to 1600x900 (maximum) For optimal display performance while using the Microsoft Windows operating systems, set the display resolution to 1600x 900 pixels by performing the following steps: 1.
  • Page 23 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.
  • Page 24: Setting Up The Monitor

    Back to Contents Page   Setting Up the Monitor Dell™ ST2010B Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide   Attaching the Base   Connecting the Monitor   Attaching the Soundbar (optional)   Removing the Stand  Attaching the Base NOTE: The base is detached when the monitor is shipped from the factory. After placing the monitor panel on soft cloth or cushion, complete the following steps to attach the base.
  • Page 25: Attaching The Soundbar

    Attaching the Soundbar   NOTICE: Do not use with any device other than the Dell 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 26: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Dell™ ST2010B Flat Panel Monitor    Self-Test   Built-in Diagnostics   Common 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.
  • Page 27: Common 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 28: Product Specific Problems

    NOTE: When choosing HDMI, 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; check if power indicator is off the power indicator (green LED) on the front of the Soundbar is illuminated.

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