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Dell™ W1700 LCD TV User's Guide
Preface
Safety Instructions
Introduction
Setup
Using the LCD TV
Troubleshooting
Specifications
Regulatory Notices
Dell Contact Information
Limited Warranties
Documentation
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
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Initial release: Oct, 2003
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    Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Computer Corporation is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell and the DELL logo are trademarks of Dell Computer Corporation; Microsoft, Windows, and Windows NT are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation; VESA is a registered trademark of Video Electronics Standards Association;...

  • Page 2: Notational Conventions

    About This Guide • Notational Conventions About This Guide ™ This guide is intended for anyone who uses the Dell W1700 LCD TV. It describes the product features, setup, and operation. The sections are as follows: Safety Instructions lists safety information.

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    Do not expose the LCD TV to rain or use it near water (in kitchens, next to swimming pools, etc.). If the LCD TV accidentally gets wet, unplug it and contact Dell immediately. You can clean the LCD TV with a damp cloth when necessary, being sure to unplug the LCD TV first.

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    Do not compromise these design standards by applying excessive pull force to the front, or top of the cabinet which could ultimately overturn the product. Do not place electronic equipment/toys on the top of the set. As such items could unsuspectingly fall from the top of the set and cause product damage and/or personal injury.

  • Page 5

    Thank you for purchasing the Dell W1700 17-inch wide LCD TV. Utilizing an Active Matrix TFT LCD, the Dell LCD TV display sharp and brilliant images of text and graphics with a maximum resolution up to 1280 x 768 pixels. This Dell LCD TV was designed to accommodate a wide variety of uses from a TV entertainment system with capabilities to display TV broadcast standards and HDTV formats to a performance PC Monitor for use in the home, small office, or large corporate environment.

  • Page 6

    Setup: Dell™ W1700 LCD TV User's Guide LCD TV Height Adjustable Stand (HAS) Connection to your LCD TV Proper location of your LCD TV Maintenance...

  • Page 7

    Back to Contents Page Using the LCD TV: Dell™ W1700 LCD TV User's Guide Setting the Optimal Resolution Controls and Indicators Remote Controls Back to Contents Page...

  • Page 8

    3. Turn on the LCD TV. The floating 'Dell - self-test Feature Check' dialog box should appear on-screen (against a black background) if the LCD TV cannot sense a video signal and is working correctly. While in self-test mode, the power LED remains green and the self-test pattern will scroll through the screen continually.

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    LCD TV is in a power save mode (in PC mode). The main OSD menu is unlocked. The main OSD menu is locked. Common Problems The following table contains general information about common LCD TV problems you might encounter. COMMON WHAT YOU EXPERIENCE POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS SYMPTOMS...

  • Page 10: Video Problems

    Lines Push Auto Adjust button Adjust Phase and Clock controls via OSD Perform LCD TV self-test feature check and determine if these lines are also in self-test mode Check for bent or broken pins Note: When operating in DVI mode, the Pixel Clock and Phase adjustments are not available.

  • Page 11: Remote Control Problems

    Check if TV volume is turn off of muted Connect the audio cable securely No sound See video but no audio Audio cable is connected incorrectly Verify that the audio source is selected correctly in the OSD Remote Control Problems REMOTE CONTROL WHAT YOU EXPERIENCE POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS...

  • Page 12

    1280 x 768 at 75 Hz * Highest addressable 1280 x 768 at 60 Hz resolution * Addressable means the LCD TV will sync up to this mode. However, Dell does not guarantee the image will be sized, shaped and centered correctly.

  • Page 13: Pc Display Modes

    PC Display Modes Display Mode Horizontal Vertical Frequency Pixel Clock Sync Polarity Frequency (kHz) (Hz) (MHz) (Horizontal/Vertical) VGA, 720x 400 31.469 70.087 28.3 VGA, 640x 480 31.469 59.940 25.2 VESA, 640 x 480 37.500 75.000 31.5 VESA, 800 x 600 37.879 60.317 49.5...

  • Page 14

    Lines per picture 625 frames 525 frames Field frequency, nominal value 60 fields/s 59.94 fields/s Nominal video bandwidth 5HMz 4.2 MHz Norminal line period 64µs 63.5555µs Line-blanking interval 12±0.3µs 10.9±0.2µs Interval between time datum (0H) and back edge of line- 10.5µs 9.2 to 10.3 µs blanking pulse...

  • Page 15

    Temperature: Operating 0°C to 35°C (32°F to 95°F) Nonoperating Storage: 0 to 60°C (32°F to 140°F) Shipping: -20 to 60°C(-4°F to 140°F) Humidity: Operating 10% to 80% (noncondensing) Nonoperating Storage: 5% to 90% (noncondensing) Shipping: 5% to 90%(noncondensing) Altitude: Operating 3,657.6m (12,000 ft) max Nonoperating 12,192 m (40,000 ft) max...

  • Page 16: Pin Assignments

    ® NERGY is a U.S. registered mark. As an NERGY Partner, DELL has determined that this product meets the ® NERGY guidelines for energy efficiency. NOTE: This LCD TV automatically returns to normal operation when horizontal and vertical sync return, which occurs when you move the computer's mouse or press a key on the keyboard.

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    H. Sync V. Sync (vclk) Data clock (SCL) 24 pin digital-only DVI cable: Note: Pin 1 is at the top right. Pin Signal Assignment Pin Signal Assignment Pin Signal Assignment T.M.D.S. Data 2- T.M.D.S. Data 1- 17 T.M.D.S. Data 0- T.M.D.S.

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    Regulatory: Dell™ W1700 LCD TV User's Guide • Energy Efficiency • Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Notice (U.S. Only) • CE Declaration of Conformity • Canadian Regulatory Information (Canada Only) • EN 55022 Compliance (Czech Republic Only) • VCCI Class B Notice (Japan Only) •...

  • Page 19

    VESA DPMS, the monitor is NERGY -compliant. ® As an NERGY Partner, Dell Computer Corporation has determined that this product meets the NERGY ® guidelines for energy efficiency. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Notice (U.S. Only)

  • Page 20

    Philips Electronics Industries (Taiwan) Ltd Manufacturer's Address: 5, Tze Chiang 1 Rd., Chungli Industrial Park P.O. Box 123 Chungli, Taoyuan, Taiwan Importer's Address: Dell Products Europe BV Raheen Industrial Estate, Limerick, Ireland Type of Equipment: 17" LCD TV Monitor Display Model Number(s):...

  • Page 21

    This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department of Communications. Note that Canadian Department of Communications (DOC) regulations provide, that changes or modifications not expressly approved by Dell Computer Corporation could void your authority to operate this equipment.

  • Page 22

    Class B Device Please note that this device has been approved for non-business purposes and may be used in any environment, including residential areas. Polish Center for Testing and Certification Notice The equipment should draw power from a socket with an attached protection circuit (a three-prong socket). All equipment that works together (computer, monitor, printer, and so on) should have the same power supply source.

  • Page 23

    Dell Computer Corporation Exporter: One Dell Way Round Rock, TX 78682 Dell Computer de México, Importer: S.A. de C.V. Rio Lerma No. 302 - 4º Piso Col. Cuauhtemoc 16500 México, D.F. Dell Computer de México, S.A. de C.V. al Cuidado de Kuehne & Nagel Ship to: de México S.

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    UL 1950 CSA 950 CE Mark—EN60950:2000 NEMKO IEC 950 TUV GS EMC Certifications: FCC Part 15 Class B CE Mark—EN55022:1998 Class B, EN61000-3-2:1995, EN61000-3-3:1995, EN55024:1998 ICES-003 NEMKO VCCI Class B ITE Energy Consumption and Ergonomics: ® NERGY TUV ERG...

  • Page 25: Contacting Dell

    Automated Order-Status Service To check on the status of any Dell™ products that you have ordered, you can go to support.dell.com, or you can call the automated order-status service. A recording prompts you for the information needed to locate and report on your order. See "Contacting Dell" for the telephone number to call for your region.

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    Note: Toll-free numbers are for use within the country for which they are listed. When you need to contact Dell, use the electronic addresses, telephone numbers, and codes provided in the following table. If you need assistance in determining which codes to use, contact a local or an international operator.

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    3287 1201 Switchboard (Home Small Business) 3287 5000 Fax Switchboard (Home/Small Business) 3287 5001 Finland (Helsinki) Website: support.euro.dell.com International Access Code: 990 E-mail: fin_support@dell.com Country Code: 358 E-mail Support (servers): City Code: 9 Nordic_support@dell.com Technical Support 09 253 313 60...

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    Greece Website: support.euro.dell.com International Access Code: 00 E-mail: support.euro.dell.com/gr/en/emaildell/ Country Code: 30 Technical Support 080044149518 Gold Technical Support 08844140083 Switchboard 2108129800 Sales 2108129800 2108129812 India Technical Support 1600 33 8045 Sales 1600 33 8044 Ireland (Cherrywood) Website: support.euro.dell.com International Access Code: 16 E-mail: dell_direct_support@dell.com...

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    Technical Support (Dell Presision™, OptiPlex™, and toll-free: 0120-198-433 Latitude™) Technical Support outside of Japan (Dell Precision, 81-44-556-3894 OptiPlex, and Latitude) Faxbox Service 044-556-3490 Customer Care 044-556-4240 Business Sales Division (up to 400 employees) 044-556-1465 Preferred Accounts Division Sales (over 400 employees)

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    Home/Small Business Customer Care 23162298 Switchboard 671 16800 Fax Switchboard 671 16865 Poland (Warsaw) Website: support.euro.dell.com International Access Code: 011 E-mail: pl_support@dell.com Country Code: 48 Customer Service Phone 57 95 700 City Code: 22 Customer Care 57 95 999 Sales...

  • Page 31

    International Access Code: 00 E-mail: swe_support@dell.com Country Code: 46 E-mail Support for Latitude and Inspiron: City Code: 8 Swe-nbk_kats@dell.com E-mail Support for OptiPlex: Swe_kats@dell.com E-mail Support for Servers: Nordic_server_support@dell.com Technical Support 08 590 05 199 Relational Customer Care 08 590 05 642...

  • Page 32

    1-800-879-3355 Dell Outlet Store (Dell refurbished computers) toll-free: 1-888-798-7561 Software and Peripherals Sales toll-free: 1-800-671-3355 Spare Parts Sales toll-free: 1-800-357-3355 Extended Service and Warranty Sales toll-free: 1-800-247-4618 toll-free: 1-800-727-8320 Dell Services for the Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, or toll-free: 1-877-DELLTTY Speech-Impaired (1-877-335-5889)

  • Page 34

    Limited Warranties and Return Policy Dell-branded hardware products purchased in the U.S. or Canada come with either a 90-day, 1-year, 2-year, 3-year, or 4-year limited warranty. To determine which warranty came with your hardware product(s), see your packing slip or invoice. The following sections describe the limited warranties and return policy for the U.S., the limited warranties and return policy for Canada, the...

  • Page 35

    Projector lamps carry a 90-day limited warranty. Memory carries a lifetime limited warranty. Monitors carry the longer of either a 3-year limited warranty or the remainder of the warranty for the Dell computer to which the monitor will be connected.

  • Page 36

    What if I purchased a service contract? If your service contract is with Dell, service will be provided to you under the terms of the service contract. Please refer to that contract for details on how to obtain service. Dell's service contracts can be found online at www.dell.ca or by calling Customer Care at 1-800-847-4096.

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    You must ship the products to Dell within 5 days of the date that Dell issues the Credit Return Authorization Number. You must also return the products to Dell in their original packaging, in as-new condition along with any media, documentation, and all other items that were included in the original shipment, prepay shipping charges, and insure the shipment or accept the risk of loss or damage during shipment.

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    The warranty period is not extended if we repair or replace a warranted product or any parts. Dell may change the terms and availability of limited warranties, at its discretion, but any changes will not be retroactive (that is, the warranty terms in place at the time of purchase will apply to your purchase).

  • Page 39

    If you are an end-user customer who bought reconditioned or refurbished products from Dell, you may return them to Dell within 14 days after the date on the packing slip or invoice for a refund or credit of the product purchase price.

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    While Dell offers a wide selection of software and peripheral products, we do not specifically test or guarantee that all of the products we offer work with any or all of the various models of Dell computers, nor do we test or guarantee all of the products we sell on the hundreds of different brands of computers available today.

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    In the absence of applicable legislation, this Guarantee will be the end user’s sole and exclusive remedy against Dell or any of its affiliates, and neither Dell nor any of its affiliates shall be liable for loss of profit or contracts, or any other indirect or consequential loss arising from negligence, breach of contract, or howsoever.

  • Page 42

    Documentation: Dell™ W1700 LCD TV User's Guide You must right-click the link for a portable document format (PDF) file and save the file to your hard-disk drive. Attempting to link directly to large PDF files causes your system to freeze.

  • Page 43

    Front View: Dell™ W1700 LCD TV User's Guide Power switch On/Off Normal operation: Green. Power LED Sleeping mode: Amber. Menu Enable OSD menu (enter key for PC). Volume Increase / Selection Volume Decrease/ Selection Next channel / Up Previous channel / Down Input source select key;PC Analog, PC Digital, TV Tuner, Composite,...

  • Page 44

    Back View: Dell™ W1700 LCD TV User's Guide Bass-Port Security cable lock Base release button Cable Clip Lock down button Headphone PVR-- Audio Out (TV Tuner) PVR-- Video Out (TV Tuner)

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    Side View: Dell™ W1700 LCD TV Monitor User's Guide TV Antenna or Cable In S-Video In (paired with composite audio in and video in) Composite Audio In Composite Video In Audio In (paired with component video in) Earphone In /Line out...

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    Back to Contents Page Bottom View: Dell™ W1700 LCD TV User's Guide Americas Bottom View Power Jack (DC in) D-SUB (Analog in) PC Audio in DVI-D ( Digital in) Back to Contents Page...

  • Page 47: Cable Management

    Height-Adjustable Stand (HAS): Dell™ W1700 LCD TV User's Guide Attaching HAS • Cable Management • Tilt_Swivel • Vertical Adjustment • Removing HAS Attaching HAS Lay LCD TV on a flat, soft, and clean surface or use the foam cushion shipped with your LCD TV. Attach stand to LCD TV by aligning tabs on stand to the LCD TV.

  • Page 48

    Vertical Adjustment Press the Lock Down button at the bottom of the HAS to make any vertical adjustment. HAS travels vertically. Removing HAS Lay LCD TV on a flat, soft, and clean surface or use the foam cushion shipped with your LCD TV. Press the release button, and pull up the base.

  • Page 50: Connecting Your Pc

    Attaching the Cables: Dell™ W1700 LCD TV User's Guide Connecting Your PC • Connecting as a TV • Connecting your DVD/VCD/VCR/CATV Box • Connecting A/V outputs Connecting your PC CAUTION: Before performing any of the setup procedures listed below, read and follow the safety instructions.

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    Connecting as a TV Cable TV • Antenna • TV to VCR Cable TV 1. If your Cable TV signal is a single, round cable (75 ohm), then you're ready to connect to the TV. Connect the TV cable to the ANTENNA/CABLE plug on the TV. 2.

  • Page 52

    1. If your antenna has a round cable (75 ohm) on the end, then you're ready to connect it to the TV. If your antenna has flat, twin-lead wire (300 ohm), you first need to attach the antenna wires to the screws on a 300 -to 75- ohm adapter.

  • Page 53

    1. Connect your antenna or Cable TV signal to the IN FROM ANT (enna) plug on the VCR. 2. Connect the OUT TO TV plug on the VCR to the 75 ohm plug on the TV (connecting cable supplied with the VCR). 3.

  • Page 54

    Connecting A/V Outputs 1. The Composite output jacks on W1700 back cover provides the function to record your favorite program through broadcast or cable TV. 2. Connect devices (VCR, Camcorder...) with cables provided. Select TV input from OSD Menu.

  • Page 55

    Proper location: Dell™ W1700 LCD TV User's Guide Consider the following environmental factors when you are deciding how to position the LCD TV: Do not store or use the LCD TV in locations exposed to heat, direct sunlight, or extreme cold.

  • Page 56

    Maintenance: Dell™ W1700 LCD TV User's Guide Caution: To avoid risk of electric shock, do not disassemble the LCD TV cabinet. Users cannot service the LCD TV. User maintenance is restricted to cleaning. NOTE: Before cleaning the LCD TV, unplug it from the electrical outlet.

  • Page 57: Driver Installation

    Setting the Optimal Resolution: Dell™ W1700 LCD TV User's Guide ® ® For optimal LCD TV performance while using the Microsoft Windows operating systems, set the display resolution to 1280 x 768 pixels by performing the following steps: 1. Click the Start button, point to Settings, and click Control Panel.

  • Page 58

    Back to Contents Page Controls and Indicators: Dell™ W1700 LCD TV User's Guide Front Panel • On Screen Display Controls • Remote Controls • Setting Optimal Resolution Power switch On/Off Normal operation: Green. Power LED Sleeping mode: Amber. Menu Enable OSD menu...

  • Page 59

    A Main Menu B Sub-Menu name C Menu icon 1. With the menu off, push the MENU button on the remote or in font of the LCD TV to enter OSD system and display the main menu. 2. Push the buttons to move between the function icons.

  • Page 60

    TV TUNER: Antenna or cable TV input COMPOSITE: Composite video input S-VIDEO: S-video input COMPONENT: Component video input BRIGHTNESS/ The Brightness function : CONTRAST : Push the + button to increase luminance; push the - button to decrease luminance (min 0 ~ max. 100). The Contrast function : Push the + button to increase the contrast;...

  • Page 61

    SIZE&POSITION: Positioning moves the viewing area around on the monitor screen. EXIT: Exit this menu H.POSITION /V.POSITION: When making changes to either the 'Horizontal' or 'Vertical' settings, the image will simply be shifted in response to your selection/change. Minimum is '0' (-). Maximum is '100' (+). 4:3 ASPECT RATIO: Select 4:3 image display FULL SCREEN: Select full screen (16:9) image display Note: When operating 1280*768 in DVI mode, the positioning adjustments are not...

  • Page 62

    Note: Operating in DVI mode, the Pixel Clock and Phase adjustments are not available. COLOR Color Settings adjusts the color temperature. SETTING: EXIT: Exit this menu NATURE COLOR: Equivalent to original panel color. NORMAL COLOR: 6500K (Same as SRGB) default from FACTORY BLUE PRESET: Equivalent to 9300K RED PRESET: Equivalent to 5700K USER PRESET: Adjust red, green, blue three colors from 0 to 100.

  • Page 63

    (horizontal/vertical) provides control over this location. EXIT: Exit this menu HORIZONTAL: Adjustable from 0 to 100. VERTICAL: Adjustable from 0 to 100. OSD HOLD TIME: The OSD stays active for as long as it is in use. The range of time setting is from 5 to 60 seconds.

  • Page 64

    PICTURE IN Adjust picture in picture preferences. PICTURE: SIZE: Turn off and set the size of PIP. Users can chose your preferred size. SMALL MEDIUM LARGE H POSITION: Adjust the Horizontal position of PIP. V POSITION: Adjust the Vertical position of PIP. VIDEO SOURCE: Select video source of PIP: EXIT TV TUNER...

  • Page 65

    Composite / Component / S-Video Mode EXIT Exit from this menu INPUT SELECT Use up and down arrow button to highlight the "INPUT SELECT". Select video source for main display: PC ANALOG: PC VGA input PC DIGITAL: PC DIGITAL input TV TUNER: Antenna or cable TV input COMPOSITE: Composite video input S-VIDEO: S-video input...

  • Page 66

    Note: "TINT " is not available in component input. "HOR SHIFT" only function in component input. AUDIO Adjust audio characteristics to suit personal preference. EXIT: Exit from this menu. TREBLE: Adjustable from 0 to 100 BASS: Adjustable from 0 to 100 BALANCE: Adjustable from 0 to 100 VOLUME: Adjustable from 0 to 100 SURROUND: Switch Surround Sound On/ Off...

  • Page 67

    2) Users will see the window" Access code" when they enter this function. EXIT LOCK CHANGE CODE CLEAR ALL 3) Enter Master code "3355" (read "DELL" on telephone keypad) twice. CLOSED EXIT: Exit from this menu. CAPTION CLOSED CAPTION: ON/ OFF...

  • Page 68

    TXT2 TXT3 TXT4 Note: "CLOSED CAPTION" is available for composite video only. FACTORY Reset the setting to default values. RESET NO: Keep the setting as current. YES: Load factory setting TV Mode EXIT Exit from this menu INPUT SELECT Select video source for main display: PC ANALOG: PC VGA input PC DIGITAL: PC DIGITAL input TV TUNER: Antenna or cable TV input...

  • Page 69

    PICTURE Adjust picture characteristics to suit personal preference. EXIT: Exit from this menu BRIGHTNESS: Adjustable from 0 to 100 CONTRAST: Adjustable from 0 to 100 COLOR: Adjustable from 0 to 100 SHARPNESS: Adjustable from 0 to 100 TINT: Not available in component input. Adjustable from 0 to 100 COLOR TEMP: Select from Normal, Cool or Warm by "-"...

  • Page 70

    2) Users will see the window" Access code" when they enter this function. EXIT LOCK CHANGE CODE CLEAR ALL 3) Enter Master code "3355" (read "DELL" on telephone keypad) twice. CLOSED CAPTION EXIT: Exit from this menu. CLOSED CAPTION: ON/ OFF...

  • Page 71

    TXT3 TXT4 SETUP EXIT: Exit from this menu. TUNER MODE: ANTENNA CABLE AUTO CHANNEL SEARCH: PLEASE WAIT PROG.FOUND CHANNEL MANUAL ADJUST: FINETUNE CHANNEL EDIT: CHANNEL (UP/DOWN) SKIPPED ( - / + BUTTON) FACTORY RESET Reset the setting to default values. NO: Keep the setting as current.

  • Page 72: Using Your Remote Control

    Back to Contents Page TV Controls: Dell™ W1700 LCD TV User's Guide Using your Remote Control When Programming universal remotes, please use Philips/Magnavox TV codes. Americas Remote Control Diagram Power On/Off The remote power button turns the LCD TV ON and OFF.

  • Page 73

    Manual entry for direct access to Channel programs for a 2 digit Digit 0- 9 channel number. Selects excellent preset audio for voice, music, theatre, and SMART sound personal settings. TV sound mode selection, to access MONO, STEREO and SOUND selection SAP.

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