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Dell™ ST2320L/ST2321L monitor User's Guide
About Your Monitor
Setting Up the Monitor
Operating the Monitor
Solving Problems
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.
© 2010 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 a n d Windows are either trademarks or registered 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.
ST2320Lf/ST2321Lf
June 2010  Rev. A00
 
 

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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 a n d Windows are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries; ENERGY STAR is a registered trademark of the U.S.
  • Page 2: About Your Monitor

    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.
  • Page 3: Product Features

      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.
  • Page 4: Side View

    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.
  • Page 5: Monitor Specifications

    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...
  • Page 6 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...
  • Page 7: Flat Panel Specifications

    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...
  • Page 8: Video Supported Modes

    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...
  • Page 9: Plug And Play Capability

    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)
  • Page 10 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.
  • Page 11: Contacting Dell

    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.
  • Page 12: Setting Up Your 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 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...
  • Page 13: If You Have A Non Dell™ Desktop, Portable Computer, Or Graphics Card

    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.).
  • Page 14: Operating The Monitor

    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.
  • Page 15   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.
  • Page 16             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).
  • Page 17 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.
  • Page 18 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:...
  • Page 19           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' (+).  ...
  • Page 20 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.
  • Page 21 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  ...
  • Page 22: Osd Warning Messages

      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.
  • Page 23: Setting The Maximum Resolution

    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.
  • Page 24: Using The Tilt

    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...
  • Page 25     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...
  • Page 26: User Guide

    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 27: Attaching The Base

    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.
  • Page 28: Connecting The Monitor

    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.
  • Page 29: Removing The Monitor Stand

    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.
  • Page 30: Troubleshooting

    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.
  • Page 31: Common Problems

    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.
  • Page 32: Product-Specific Problems

    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.
  • Page 33 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.

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