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Back to Contents Page About Your Monitor Dell™ ST2320L/ST2321L monitor User's Guide Package Contents Product Features Identifying Parts and Controls Monitor Specifications Plug and Play Capability LCD Monitor Quality & Pixel Policy 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.
Product Features The ST2320L/ST2321L flat panel display has an active matrix, Thin-Film Transistor (TFT), and Liquid Crystal Display (LCD). The monitor's features include: ■ ST2320L/ST2321L: 58.42 cm (23 inches) viewable area display. ■ 1920 x 1080 resolution, plus full-screen support for lower resolutions.
Back View Label Description/Use 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. Regulatory rating label Lists the regulatory approvals. Stand release button To release stand assembly from monitor.
This is referred to as Power Save Mode. If input from a keyboard, mouse or other input devices is detected by the computer, the monitor will automatically "wake up". The following table shows the power consumption and signaling of this automatic power-saving feature: ST2320L/ST2321L VESA Modes...
Video-Green Video-Blue Self-test GND-R GND-G GND-B Computer 5 V/3.3 V GND-sync DDC data H-sync V-sync DDC clock DVI Connector 24-pin Side of the Connected Signal Number Cable TMDS RX2- TMDS RX2+ TMDS Ground Floating Floating DDC Clock DDC Data Floating TMDS RX1- TMDS RX1+ TMDS Ground Floating...
5 ms typical Color Depth 16.7 mil colors 16.7 mil colors Color Gamut 81 % ** 81 % ** * Based on estimation ** ST2320L/ST2321L Color Gamut (Typical) is based on CIE1976 (81 %) and CIE1931 (68 %). Resolution Model ST2320L/ST2321L...
30 kHz to 83 kHz (automatic) Vertical scan range 56 Hz to 76 Hz (automatic) Maximum preset resolution 1920 x 1080 at 60 Hz Video Supported Modes Model ST2320L/ST2321L Video display capabilities (HDMI playback) 480i/480p/576i/576p/720p/1080i/1080p Preset Display Modes ST2320L/ST2321L Display Mode Horizontal Frequency...
Weight with packaging 5.751 kg (12.65 lb) Weight with stand assembly and 4.417 kg (9.72 lb) cables Weight of stand assembly 0.685 kg (1.51 lb) Environmental Model ST2320L/ST2321L Temperature Operating 0 ° C to 40 ° C (32 ° F to 104 ° F) Storage: -20 ° C to 60 ° C (-4 ° F to 140 ° F) Non-operating Shipping: -20 ° C to 60 ° C (-4 ° F to 140 ° F) Humidity Operating 10 % to 80 % (non-condensing)
CAUTION: Read and follow the Safety Instructions before cleaning the monitor. CAUTION: Before cleaning the monitor, unplug the monitor from the electrical outlet. For best practices, follow the instructions in the list below while unpacking, cleaning, or handling your monitor: To clean your antistatic screen, lightly dampen a soft, clean cloth with water.
Contacting Dell For customers in the United States, call 800-WWW-DELL (800-999-3355). 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.
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 1920x1080 again. NOTE: If you are unable to set the resolution to 1920x1080 , 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™ ST2320L/ST2321L monitor If you have a non Dell™ desktop, portable computer, or graphics card In Windows XP: 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.).
Dell™ ST2320L/ST2321L 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 control buttons on the side of the monitor to adjust the characteristics of the image being displayed. As you use these buttons to adjust the controls, an OSD shows the numeric values of the characteristics as they change.
Main Menu for non Analog (non VGA) Input NOTE: Auto Adjust is only available when you are using the analog (VGA) connector. 2. Press the buttons to move between the setting options. As you move from one icon to another, the option name is highlighted. See the table for a complete list of all the options available for the monitor.
Brightness Brightness adjusts the luminance of the backlight. Press the button to increase the brightness and Press the button to decrease the brightness (min 0 ~ max 100). Contrast Adjust the Brightness first, and then adjust the Contrast only if further adjustment is necessary. Press the button to increase contrast and press the button to decrease contrast (min 0 ~ max 100).
Select VGA input when you are using the analog (VGA) connector. Push to select the VGA input source. DVI-D Select DVI-D input when you are using the Digital (DVI) connector. Push to select the DVI input source. Select HDMI input when you are using the HDMI connector. Push to select the HDMI input source.
Movie Mode suitable for movie playback. Game Mode suitable for game applications. Sports Mode suitable for sports scenes. Nature Mode suitable for nature scenes. This feature can make the video image color shift from green to purple. Use this feature to adjust the skin tone. Use increases the green hue in the image increases the purple hue in the image NOTE:...
Wide Mode Adjusts the image ratio as 4:3 or full screen. NOTE: Wide Mode adjustment is not required at maximum preset resolution 1920 x 1080. Horizontal Position Use the buttons to adjust image left and right. Minimum is '0' (-). Maximum is '100' (+). ...
Line Out Source Select the source of the audio Turns the Audio Power on or off during power save mode. Power Save Audio Resets the audio settings to the original factory settings. Reset Audio Settings Back Push to go back to or exit the main menu. Other Settings Language Language option to set the OSD display to one of 6 languages (English, Espanol, Francais, Deutsch, Simplified Chinese, Japanese Menu Transparency Allows you to adjust the OSD background from opaque to transparent.
LCD Conditioning If an image appears to be retained on the monitor, select LCD Conditioning to help eliminate any image retention. Using the LCD does not remove burn-in. Reset all OSD settings to the factory default settings. Factory Reset Press the button to go back to or exit the main menu. Back ...
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 address monitor.
Using the Dell Soundbar (Optional) The Dell Soundbar is a stereo two channel system mountable on Dell flat panel displays. The Soundbar has a capacitive touch front control panel, a white LED for power indication, and two audio headset jacks.
Attach mechanism Headphone connectors 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 riser and stand base are detached when the monitor is shipped from the factory. Back to Contents Page...
If you do not see 1920x1080 as an option, you may need to update your graphics driver. Please choose the scenario below that best describes the computer system you are using, and follow the provided directions: If you have a Dell™ desktop or a Dell™ portable computer with internet access. If you have a non Dell™ desktop, portable computer, or graphics card. Back to Contents Page...
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Back to Contents Page Setting Up the Monitor Dell™ ST2320L/ST2321L monitor User's Guide Attaching the Base Connecting the Monitor Attaching the Soundbar (Optional) Removing the Monitor Stand Attaching the Base NOTE: The stand riser and stand base are detached when the monitor is shipped from the factory.
Connecting the White DVI Cable* Connecting the HDMI Cable* (for selective models) NOTE: *Optional purchase item. To purchase DVI or HDMI cable, please visit Dell.com NOTE: The Graphics are used for the purpose of illustration only. Appearance of the the computer may vary.
4. Insert the mini stereo plug from the rear of the Soundbar into the computer's audio output jack or the monitor's audio output jack. NOTICE: Do not use with any device other than the Dell Soundbar. Removing the Monitor Stand After placing the monitor panel on a soft cloth or cushion, complete the following steps to remove the base.
Back to Contents Page Solving Problems Dell™ ST2320L/ST2321L monitor User's Guide Self-Test Built-in Diagnostics Common Problems Product-Specific Problems Troubleshooting the Dell™ Soundbar (Optional) 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.
4. Carefully inspect the screen for abnormalities. 5. Press the shortcut button 4 key on the front panel again. The color of the screen changes to red. 6. Inspect the display for any abnormalities. 7. Repeat steps 5 and 6 to inspect the display in green, blue, and white colored screens. The test is complete when the white screen appears.
Safety Related Issues Visible signs of smoke or sparks Do not perform any troubleshooting steps. Contact Dell immediately. Intermittent Problems Monitor turns on & off Ensure that the video cable connecting the monitor to the computer is connected properly and is secure.
Turn the volume down. Clean and reseat the audio line-in plug. Troubleshoot the computer's sound card. Test the Soundbar using another audio source (i.e., portable CD player). Distorted Sound Other audio source is used. Clear any obstructions between the Soundbar and the user. Confirm that the audio line-in plug is completely inserted into the jack of the audio source.