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SyncMaster UD46A, UD55A

LCD Display

User Manual

The color and the appearance may differ depending on the
product, and the specifications are subject to change
without prior notice to improve the performance.

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  • Page 1: Lcd Display

    SyncMaster UD46A, UD55A LCD Display User Manual The color and the appearance may differ depending on the product, and the specifications are subject to change without prior notice to improve the performance.
  • Page 2: Safety Instructions

    Safety Instructions Notational Note These safety instructions must be followed to ensure your safety and prevent property damage. Make sure to read the instructions carefully and use the product in the correct manner. Warning / Caution Failure to follow directions noted by this symbol could result in bodily harm or damage to the equipment.
  • Page 3 Safety Instructions Do not use a cleaning agent that contains alcohol or solvents, or that is surface active. Otherwise, the exterior may discolor or crack or the panel coating may come off. Do not spray water or cleaning agent directly onto the monitor.
  • Page 4 Safety Instructions Do not connect multiple appliances to the same power outlet. • Otherwise, this may cause fire due to overheating. Do not disconnect the power cord while using the product. • Otherwise, this may result in damage to the product due to electric shock.
  • Page 5 Safety Instructions Do not install it in a badly ventilated location such as a bookcase or closet. • Otherwise, this may result in fire due to an increase in the internal temperature. When putting the product down, make sure to put it down softly. •...
  • Page 6 Safety Instructions Do not place this product in a location exposed to moisture, dust, smoke, water, or in a car. • Otherwise, this may result in electric shock or fire. When you drop the product or the case is broken, turn the power off and disconnect the power cord.
  • Page 7 Safety Instructions Set a resolution and frequency appropriate to the product. • Otherwise, your eyesight may be damaged. When using headphones or earphones, do not turn the volume too high. • Having the sound too loud may damage your hearing. To avoid eyestrain, do not sit too close to the product.
  • Page 8 Safety Instructions When replacing the battery, insert it with the right polarity (+, -). • Otherwise, the battery may become damaged or it may cause fire, personal injury or damage due to leakage of the internal liquid. Use only the specified standardized batteries, and do not use a new battery and a used battery at the same time.
  • Page 9: Precautions When Handling The Panel

    Safety Instructions Do not install the product in a location low enough for children to reach. • Otherwise, it may fall and result in personal injury. • Since the front part of the product is heavy, install the product on a level and stable surface.
  • Page 10: Package Contents

    Introduction Package Contents Checking the Contents of the Package Remove the lock from the package box, as shown in the figure above. Lift up the package box by Check the contents of the Remove the styrofoam and holding the grooves on both package.
  • Page 11 Introduction Manuals Quick Setup Guide Warranty Card User Manual (Not available in some loca- tions) Cables Power Cord D-Sub Cable Others Remote Control Batteries (AAA X 2) Holder Guide(4EA) (Not available in some loca- (For Video Wall) / tions) Screw (8EA) Holder-Ring (4EA) / Screw (1EA) Screw (4EA)
  • Page 12 Introduction Sold separately RGB to BNC Cable RGB to Component Cable Network Box HDMI to HDMI Cable Stereo Cable AV Cable DP Cable Bracket decoration (top, bottom, Left, Right) Screw (16EA) Note Accessories that can be purchased with the product vary by country. Your LCD Display Function knob The function knob has a remote-control sensor, a light sensor and function keys.
  • Page 13 Introduction Automatically detects the intensity of ambient light around a selected display and adjusts the screen brightness. Note It work when you use the MDC program. Power indicator Shows PowerSaver mode by blinking green Note See PowerSaver described in the manual for further information regarding power saving functions.
  • Page 14 Introduction Attaching the knob to the side Attaching the function knob to the display • The function knob can be attached to any screw hole on the display. • Align the screw holes of the display and function knob. Next, fasten using the screw. Note Using a screw other than the one supplied can damage the display.
  • Page 15 Introduction IR OUT Receives a signal from the remote control and outputs the signal through Loopout when a re- movable sensor board is connected. CONTROL IN Connects to the function (Power/Source) control buttons and receives the light sensor signal and remote control's IR signal.
  • Page 16 Introduction DVI IN (PC Video Connection Terminal) Connect the [DVI IN] port on the monitor to the DVI port on the PC using the DVI cable. RGB/DVI/DP/HDMI AUDIO IN (PC/DVI/ DP/HDMI Audio Connection Terminal (Input)) Connect the [RGB/DVI/DP/HDMI AUDIO IN] terminal of the monitor and the speaker output terminal of your computer's sound card using a stereo cable (sold separately).
  • Page 17 Introduction Note • A normal external device (DVD player or camcorder, etc.) or a TV tuner box (US Only) can be connected to the [HDMI IN 1] termi- nal. • To use a TV tuner box (US Only), make sure to connect it to the [HDMI IN 1] terminal.
  • Page 18: Remote Control

    Introduction POWER ON/OFF Switches the LCD Display On/Off. POWER The power cord plugs into the LCD Display and the wall outlet. Kensington Lock slot An anti-theft lock allows you to use the product securely even in public places. The locking de- vice shape and locking method depend on the manufacturer.
  • Page 19 Introduction SOURCE Number Buttons + VOL - CONTENT (HOME) MagicInfo Lite TOOLS Up-Down Left-Right / Enter buttons RETURN The Color button / The PC/DVI/HDMI/DP se- lection button MagicInfo ) / / / D.MENU MUTE MENU BLANK INFO EXIT LOCK Power on the product. Select a connected source device.
  • Page 20 Introduction Not available. CONTENT (HOME) Not available. MagicInfo Lite Quickly select frequently used functions. TOOLS - Enabled only when a TV tuner box(sold separately) is connected. Up-Down Left-Right button : Move to the upper, lower, left or Up-Down Left-Right / Enter right menu, or adjust an option's setting.
  • Page 21: Attaching The Holders

    Introduction Attaching the holders • Fix the holders into s on the back of the product using the screws. When displays are connected to form a video wall, the holders will make the gap between displays uniform on all four sides. Instructions on how to attach the decoration brackets (sold separately) Decoration Decoration...
  • Page 22 Introduction For a 3x3 video wall • To attach the decoration brackets to the sides of a video wall or Samsung UD installed, remove the stickers from the screw holes first. Note • Do not remove the stickers if you do not want to attach the decoration brackets.
  • Page 23 Introduction • A Samsung Electronics service center can provide details. Tilt Angle and Rotation The product can be tilted up to 15 degrees from a vertical wall. To use the product in portrait mode, rotate it clockwise so that the LED indicator is at the bottom.
  • Page 24 When embedding the product in a wall, be sure there is some space behind the product for venti- lation, as shown above, and maintain the ambient temperature at 35°C or lower. Note A Samsung Electronics service center can provide details. Dimensions (unit:mm) UD46A...
  • Page 25 Introduction Dimensions (unit:mm) UD55A...
  • Page 26: Installing The Wall Mount

    Contact a technician for assistance when installing the wall mount bracket. Samsung Electronics is not re- sponsible for any damage to the product or injury to yourself or others if you elect to install the product...
  • Page 27: Cable Connections

    • Do not fasten the screws too strongly this may dam- age the product or cause the product to fall, leading to personal injury. Samsung is not liable for these kinds of accidents. • Samsung is not liable for product damage or personal...
  • Page 28 Introduction TxD(No.2) RxD(No.3) GND(No.5) Bits rate 9600 bps Data Bits 8 bit Parity None Stop Bits 1 bit Flow control None Maximum length 15 m (only shielded type) • Pin assignment Signal Data Carrier Detect Received Data Transmitted Data Data Terminal Ready Signal Ground Data Set Ready Request to Send...
  • Page 29: Control Codes

    Introduction Control codes • Get control Header command DATA Length CheckSum 0xAA command type • Set control Header command DATA DATA Length CheckSum 0xAA command Value type • commanding words command type command Value range Power control 0x11 Volume control 0x12 0~100 Input source control...
  • Page 30 Introduction Header command DATA DATA 1 Length CheckSum 0xAA 0x11 Power Header command DATA DATA 1 Length 0xAA 0x11 If you want to control every mechanism connected with Serial Cable regardless of its ID, set ID part to "0xFE" and send commands. At the time, each product will follow commands but it will not respond with ACK.
  • Page 31 Introduction • Volume Control • Function Personal Computer changes volume of TV / Monitor. • Get Volume Status Header command DATA Length CheckSum 0xAA 0x12 • Set Volume Header command DATA DATA Length CheckSum 0xAA 0x12 Volume Volume : Volume value code to be set on TV / Monitor. (0 ~ 100) •...
  • Page 32 Introduction Input Source : Input Source code to be set on TV / Monitor. 0x14 0x1E 0x18 0x0C 0x04 S-Video 0x08 Component 0x20 MagicInfo 0x1F DVI_VIDEO 0x30 RF(TV) 0x40 0x21 HDMI1 0x22 HDMI1_PC 0x23 HDMI2 0x24 HDMI2_PC 0x25 DisplayPort Caution DVI_VIDEO, HDMI1_PC, HDMI2_PC →...
  • Page 33 Introduction Caution Only works with models include TV. • Get Screen Mode Status Header command DATA Length CheckSum 0xAA 0x18 • Set Picture Size Header command DATA DATA Length CheckSum 0xAA 0x18 Screen Mode Screen Mode : Screen Mode code to be set on TV / Monitor. 0x01 16 : 9 0x04...
  • Page 34 Introduction • DATA Header command Ack/Nak r-CMD Val1 Length Check Screen 0xAA 0xFF ‘A’ 0x19 Size Screen Size : Screen Size of TV / Monitor. (Range : 0 ~ 255, Unit : Inch) • DATA Header command Ack/Nak r-CMD Val1 Check Length 0xAA...
  • Page 35 Introduction DATA Header command Ack/Nak r-CMD Val1 Check Length 0xAA 0xFF ‘N’ 0x3C ERR : Error code that shows what occurred error is. • Auto Adjustment Control (PC, BNC Only) • Function Personal Computer controls PC system screen automatically. • Get Auto Adjustment Status None •...
  • Page 36 Introduction • Get Video Wall Mode Header command DATA Length CheckSum 0xAA 0x5C • Set Video Wall Mode Header command DATA DATA Length CheckSum 0xAA 0x5C Video Wall Mode Video Wall Mode : Video Wall Mode code to be set on TV / Monitor. 1 : Full 0 : Natural •...
  • Page 37 Introduction Header command DATA DATA Length CheckSum 0xAA 0x5D Safety Lock Safety Lock : Lock code to be set on TV / Monitor. 1 : ON 0 : OFF • DATA Header command Ack/Nak r-CMD Val1 Length Check Safety 0xAA 0xFF ‘A’...
  • Page 38: Connecting A Computer

    Connections Connecting a Computer Note Do not connect the power cable before connecting all other cables. Ensure you connect a source device first before connecting the power cable. There are several ways to connect the computer to the monitor. Choose one from the following options.
  • Page 39 Connect the Stereo Cable for your LCD Display to the Audio port on the back of the LCD Display. Connect the power cord for your LCD Display to the Power port on the back of the LCD Display. Turn on the power switch. Note Contact a local SAMSUNG Electronics Service Center to buy optional items.
  • Page 40: Connecting To Other Devices

    Connections Connecting to Other devices Note • Do not connect the power cable before connecting all other cables. Ensure you connect a source device first before connecting the power cable. • AV input devices such as DVD players, VCRs or camcorders as well as your computer can be connected to the LCD Display.
  • Page 41: Connecting Av Devices

    Connections Connecting AV Devices Connect an audio cable to [AV/COMPONENT AUDIO IN [R-AUDIO-L]] on the product and the audio port on an external device such as a VCR or DVD player. Connect a video cable to [AV IN] on the product and the video output port on the external device.
  • Page 42: Connecting Using A Hdmi Cable

    Connections Press SOURCE on the product or remote control and select "AV". Then, start the Camcorders with a tape inserted. Note The audio-video cables shown here are usually included with a Camcorder. (If not, check your local electronics store.) If your camcorder is stereo, you need to connect a set of two cables. Connecting Using a HDMI Cable Connect an HDMI cable to [HDMI IN 2 (MAGICINFO)] or [HDMI IN 1] on the product and the HDMI output port on a digital device.
  • Page 43: Connecting Using A Dvi To Hdmi Cable

    Connections Connecting Using a DVI to HDMI Cable Connect a DVI-HDMI cable to [HDMI IN 2 (MAGICINFO)] or [HDMI IN 1] and the DVI output port on the digital device. Connect the red and white jacks of an RCA to stereo (for PC) cable to the same colored audio output terminals of the digital output device, and connect the op- posite jack to the [RGB/DVI/DP/HDMI AUDIO IN] terminal of the LCD Display.
  • Page 44: Connecting A Dtv Set Top (cable/satellite) Box

    Connections Note • Press SOURCE on the product or remote control and select "Component". • Then, start the DVD Player with a DVD disc inserted. • A RGB to component cable is optional. • For an explanation of Component video, consult your DVD manual. Connecting a DTV Set Top (Cable/Satellite) Box Connect a RGB to Component cable between the [RGB/COMPONENT IN] port on the LCD Display and the P...
  • Page 45: Connecting To An Audio System

    • Network boxes are sold separately. • For more information on how to purchase and install a network box, contact Samsung Electronics. Connecting the Power Connect the [POWER] terminal of the product and the [POWER] terminal of the installed network box using a power extension cable.
  • Page 46 Connections Connecting to MAGICINFO OUT Connect the MAGICINFO terminal on the network box to the HDMI IN2(MAGICINFO) terminal on the product using the MAGICINFO OUT-HDMI cable. Note A MAGICINFO OUT-HDMI cable is provided with the network box. Connecting a LAN Cable Connect the LAN cable between the [LAN] port on the network box and the [LAN] port on your PC.
  • Page 47: Connecting A Usb Devices

    Connections Connecting a USB devices You can connect USB devices such as a mouse or keyboard.
  • Page 48: Using The Software

    Prepare a blank disk and download the driver program file at the Internet web site shown here. Internet web site : http://www.samsung.com/ Installing the Monitor Driver (Automatic) Insert CD into the CD-ROM drive. Click "Windows". Choose your monitor model in the model list, then click the "OK" button.
  • Page 49: Installing The Monitor Driver (manual)

    Using the Software Note This monitor driver is certified by Microsoft, and installing it will not damage your system. The certified driver will be posted on Samsung Monitor homepage. http://www.samsung.com/ Installing the Monitor Driver (Manual) ® Microsoft Windows Vista™‚ Operating System Insert your Manual CD into your CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 50 Note This monitor driver is under certifying MS logo, and this installation will not damage your system. The certified driver will be posted on Samsung Monitor homepage. Click "Update Driver..." in the "Driver" tab. Check the "Browse my computer for driver software" checkbox and click "Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer".
  • Page 51 Using the Software Select the model that matches your monitor from the list of monitor models on the screen, and click "Next". 10. Click "Close" → "Close" → "OK"→ "OK" on the following screens displayed in sequence. ® ® Microsoft Windows XP Operating System...
  • Page 52 Using the Software Insert CD into the CD-ROM drive. Click "Start" → "Control Panel", then click the "Appearance and Themes" icon. Click "Display" icon and choose the "Settings" tab then click "Advanced...". Click the "Properties" button on the "Monitor" tab and select "Driver" tab. Click "Update Driver..."...
  • Page 53 "OK" button. Note This monitor driver is certified by Microsoft, and this installation will not damage your system. The certified driver will be posted on Samsung Monitor homepage. http://www.samsung.com/ Click the "Close" button, then click the "OK" button continually.
  • Page 54 Using the Software 10. Monitor driver installation is completed. ® ® Microsoft Windows 2000 Operating System When you can see "Digital Signature Not Found" on your monitor, follow these steps. Choose "OK" button on the "Insert disk" window. Click the "Browse" button on the "File Needed" window. Choose A:(D:\Driver), then click the "Open"...
  • Page 55 Using the Software Select the "Monitor" tab. Click the "Change" button in the "Monitor Type" area. Choose "Specify the location of the driver". Choose "Display a list of all the driver in a specific location...", then click "Next" button. Click the "Have Disk" button. Specify A:\(D:\driver), then click "OK"...
  • Page 56: Mdc Program Installation/uninstallation

    Using the Software MDC Program Installation/Uninstallation Installation Insert the installation CD into theCD-ROM drive. Click the MDC Unified installation program. Note If a software installation window is not displayed on the main screen, install with the "MDC Unified"execution file in the MDC folder on the CD. Click “Next”...
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  • Page 88: Source List

    Adjusting the LCD Display Input Available Modes • PC / DVI / DisplayPort • • Component • HDMI • MagicInfo • Note • A TV tuner box (sold separately) must be connected to use the TV. (US Only) • MagicInfo can only be enabled when a network box is connected. Source List Use to select PC, HDMI or other external input sources connected to the LCD Display.
  • Page 89 Adjusting the LCD Display However, the picture may display abnormally if the connected external input signal is different from the selected video signal. Note The PIP function is not available when Video Wall is On. When external AV devices such as VCRs or DVDs are connected to the LCD Display , PIP allows you to watch video from those devices in a small window super-imposed on the PC Video signal.
  • Page 90 Adjusting the LCD Display • HDMI : PC • Display Port : PC Size Changes the Size of the PIP window. Note Picture > Size will be changed to 16:9 when PIP is On. Position Changes the Position of the PIP window. Transparency Adjusts the Transparency of PIP windows.
  • Page 91: Edit Name

    Adjusting the LCD Display Edit Name Name the input device connected to the input jacks to make your input source selection easier. VCR / DVD / Cable STB / HD STB / Satellite STB / AV Receiver / DVD Receiver / Game / Camcorder / DVD Combo / DHR / PC / DVI PC / DVI Devices Note •...
  • Page 92: Source Autoswitch

    Adjusting the LCD Display Source AutoSwitch When the Source AutoSwitch is On, the display video source will automatically be searched for active video. The Primary Source selection will be activated, if the current video source is not recognized. Sec- ondary source selection will become active, if no primary video source is available. If the primary or secondary source is not recognized, the display will search again, if no active video is found the display will show the no-input-signal message.
  • Page 93: Secondary Source

    Adjusting the LCD Display Specify Primary Source for the automatic input source. Secondary Source Specify Secondary Source for the automatic input source. Picture [PC / DVI / DisplayPort / MagicInfo Mode] Available Modes • PC / DVI / DisplayPort • •...
  • Page 94 Adjusting the LCD Display Recommended for displaying advertisements (e.g. videos or indoor or outdoor ads). Custom Custom By using the on-screen menus, the contrast and brightness can be changed to your personal preference. Note • By adjusting the picture using the Custom function, MagicBright will change to Custom mode. •...
  • Page 95: Color Tone

    Adjusting the LCD Display Color Tone Note Not available when Dynamic Contrast is set to On. The color tones can be changed. Cool Normal Warm Custom Note If you set the Color Tone to Cool, Normal, Warm, or Custom, the Color Temp. function is disabled. If you set the Color Tone to Off, the Color Control function is disabled Color Control Adjusts individual Red, Green, Blue color balance.
  • Page 96: Image Lock

    Adjusting the LCD Display Note • Not available when Dynamic Contrast is set to On. • This function is only enabled if the Color Tone is set to Off. Image Lock Image Lock is used to fine-tune and get the best image by removing noise that creates unstable images with jitters and shakiness.
  • Page 97: Signal Control

    Adjusting the LCD Display Note • Not available when Dynamic Contrast is set to On. • Available in PC mode only. Signal Balance Selects either On or Off with the signal balance. Signal Control Note Available when Signal Balance is set to On. R-Gain G-Gain B-Gain...
  • Page 98: Hdmi Black Level

    Adjusting the LCD Display Size The Size can be switched. 16:9 HDMI Black Level When a DVD or set-top box is connected to your product via HDMI or DVI port, it may cause a degradation in the screen quality, such as an increase in the black level, a low contrast, or discoloration, etc., depending on the external device connected.
  • Page 99: Dynamic Contrast

    Adjusting the LCD Display Adjusts the Brightness of the PIP window on the screen. Sharpness Adjusts the Sharpness of the PIP window on the screen. Color Adjusts the Color of the PIP window on the screen. Note PIP input only operates in DVI, AV, HDMI, or Component mode. Tint Adds a natural tone to the PIP window.
  • Page 100: Picture Reset

    Adjusting the LCD Display Uniformity Enhancer Make the screen brightness even throughout the whole screen. Picture Reset Reset the screen settings. Picture [ AV / HDMI / Component / TV Mode] Available Modes • PC / DVI / DisplayPort • •...
  • Page 101 Adjusting the LCD Display The LCD Display has four automatic picture settings ("Dynamic", "Standard", "Movie" and "Cus- tom") that are preset at the factory. Dynamic, Standard, Movie, or Custom can be activated. Note Not available when Dynamic Contrast is set to On. Dynamic Standard Movie...
  • Page 102 Adjusting the LCD Display Color Tone The color tones can be changed. The individual Color components are also user adjustable. Note Not available when Dynamic Contrast is set to On. Cool2 Cool1 Normal Warm1 Warm2 Note If you set the Color Tone to Cool2, Cool1, Normal, Warm1, or Warm2, the Color Temp. function is disabled.
  • Page 103 Adjusting the LCD Display Video mode (HDMI [Video Timing], AV or Component): 16:9 - Zoom1 - Zoom2 - 4:3 - Screen Fit - Custom 16:9 - Sets the picture to 16:9 wide mode. Zoom 1 - Magnifies the size of the picture on the screen. Zoom 2 - Magnifies the size of the picture more than Zoom 1.
  • Page 104: Film Mode

    Adjusting the LCD Display etc., depending on the external device connected. In this case, adjust the screen quality of your product by configuring the HDMI Black Level. Normal Note For Timing which can be used for both the PC and the DTV in HDMI and DTV mode, HDMI Black Level will be activated.
  • Page 105 Adjusting the LCD Display Adjusts the Sharpness of the PIP window on the screen. Dynamic Contrast Dynamic Contrast automatically detects the distribution of the visual signal and adjusts to create an optimum contrast. Note Disabled when PIP is set to On. Lamp Control Adjusts the inverter lamp in order to reduce energy consumption.
  • Page 106 Adjusting the LCD Display Sound Available Modes • PC / DVI / DisplayPort • • Component • HDMI • MagicInfo • Note • A TV tuner box (sold separately) must be connected to use the TV. (US Only) • MagicInfo can only be enabled when a network box is connected. Mode The LCD Display has a built-in high fidelity stereo amplifier.
  • Page 107: Auto Volume

    Adjusting the LCD Display Note • You can hear the sound even when sound value is set to 0. • If you adjust sound using Custom function, Mode will turn to Custom mode. Bass Emphasizes low frequency audio. Treble Emphasizes high frequency audio. Balance Allows you to Adjusts the sound balance between the left and right speakers.
  • Page 108: Sound Select

    Adjusting the LCD Display Sound Select Enable the sound of either the primary or secondary display in PIP mode. Note Available when PIP is set to On. Main Sound Reset Reset the sound settings. Setup Available Modes • PC / DVI / DisplayPort •...
  • Page 109: Clock Set

    Adjusting the LCD Display Language You can choose one of 14 languages. Note The language chosen affects only the language of the OSD. It has no effect on any software running on the computer. Time Clock Set, Sleep Timer, Timer1 / Timer2 / Timer3, and Holiday Management can be set. Clock Set Current Time Setting.
  • Page 110: Holiday Management

    Adjusting the LCD Display Timer1 / Timer2 / Timer3 You can set the LCD display to automatically turn on or off at a specified time. Note • Holiday : Select Apply to disable the timer on holidays and Don't Apply to enable the timer on holidays.
  • Page 111: Menu Transparency

    Adjusting the LCD Display • Delete Selected You can delete selected holidays. Note • Only enabled when registered holidays are selected. • More than one holiday can be selected and deleted. • Delete All You can delete all the registered holidays. Menu Transparency Change the transparency of the background of the OSD.
  • Page 112: Safety Lock

    Adjusting the LCD Display Safety Lock Change PIN The password can be changed. The preset password for the LCD Display is "0000". Note If you forgot your password, press the remote buttons INFO →EXIT →MUTE to reset the password to "0000." Lock This is the function that locks the OSD in order to keep the current settings or to prevent others from adjusting the settings.
  • Page 113: Video Wall

    Adjusting the LCD Display Video Wall A Video Wall is a set of video screens connected together, so that each screen shows a part of the whole picture or where the same picture is repeated on each screen. When the Video Wall is on, you can adjust the Video Wall screen setting. Note •...
  • Page 114: Screen Position

    Adjusting the LCD Display Horizontal Sets how many parts the screen should be divided horizontally. Fifteen adjustment levels: 1~15. Note If Vertical is set to 15, the maximum value for Horizontal is 6. Vertical Sets how many parts the screen should be divided vertically. Fifteen adjustment levels: 1~15.
  • Page 115: Safety Screen

    Adjusting the LCD Display Note When more than four displays are connected, we recommend a resolution of XGA (1024*768) or greater to prevent any picture degradation. Safety Screen The Safety Screen function is used to prevent afterimages that may appear when a still picture is displayed on the screen over a long time.
  • Page 116 Adjusting the LCD Display Sets how many pixels the screen moves vertically. Five adjustment levels: 0, 1, 2, 3, and 4. Time Set the time interval for performing the horizontal or vertical movement, respectively. Timer Timer You can set the timer for Screen Burn Protection. If you start the operation to erase any residual image, the operation will be performed for the set period of time and then automatically finish.
  • Page 117 Adjusting the LCD Display Period Use this function to set the execution period for each mode set in the timer. Time Within the set period of time specify a time for execution. • Mode - Bar, Eraser, Pixel : 10~50 sec This function prevents after-images on the screen by moving long black and white vertical lines.
  • Page 118: Side Gray

    Adjusting the LCD Display Pixel This function prevents after-images by moving many pixels on the screen. Side Gray Select the brightness of the grey for the screen background. • • Light • Dark Resolution Select When the picture is not displayed properly on the screen when setting the graphics card resolution of the computer to 1024 x 768 @ 60Hz, 1280 x 768 @ 60Hz, 1360 x 768@ 60Hz or 1366 x 768 @ 60Hz, by using this function(Resolution Select), you can have the picture displayed on the screen in the specified resolution.
  • Page 119: Power On Adjustment

    Adjusting the LCD Display 1366 X 768 Note Selecting the menu is only allowed when the graphics resolution is set to 1024 x 768 @ 60Hz, 1280 x 768 @ 60Hz, 1360 x 768 @ 60Hz or 1366 x 768 @ 60Hz. Power On Adjustment Adjusts the Power On time for the screen.
  • Page 120: Temperature Control

    Adjusting the LCD Display Fan Control (UD46A model Only) Selects auto or manual for the fan speed settings. • Auto • Manual Fan Speed Setting(UD46A model Only) Sets the fan speed within a range of 0 and 100. Note Enabled when Fan Control is set to Manual. Temperature Control Detects the product's internal temperature and specifies the desired temperature.
  • Page 121: Auto Power

    Adjusting the LCD Display Current Temperature Shows the current temperature of the product. Auto Power Enables or disables Auto Power for the product. • • Note When Auto Power is On, the product will power on automatically as soon as it is connected to power. Button Lock Locks or unlocks the monitor control buttons on the product.
  • Page 122: User Auto Color

    Adjusting the LCD Display User Auto Color Auto Color Automatically adjusts the colors. Reset Resets the color settings. Note Enabled only in PC mode. Standby Control Sets the standby mode, which will be activated when no input signal is detected. •...
  • Page 123: Lamp Schedule

    Adjusting the LCD Display Lamp Schedule Adjusts the luminance to a user-specified value at a specified time. OSD Display Displays or hides a menu item on the screen. Source OSD • • Not Optimum Mode OSD • • No Signal OSD...
  • Page 124: Software Upgrade

    Adjusting the LCD Display • • MDC OSD • • Software Upgrade Performs a software upgrade. Connect the product to a computer via a digital signal such as DVI or HDMI. Click the BMP image file converted from an SW code. The image below will appear on the screen of the product. While a BMP image onto which the software code has been converted is displayed on the screen, select Software Upgrade.
  • Page 125: Setup Reset

    Adjusting the LCD Display Note • This only operates with a digital signal, such as in DVI, HDMI1, or HDMI2 mode. (The input resolution must be identical to the panel resolution.) • In HDMI1 and HDMI2 modes, the timing values used for both the PC and TV are only supported if the Edit Name is set to PC or DVI PC.
  • Page 126: Mdc Connection

    Adjusting the LCD Display ID Setup Assigns an individual ID to the SET ID Input Use to select the transmitter functions of the individual SET. Only a SET where the ID corresponds to the transmitter setting becomes activated. MDC Connection Selects a port to receive the MDC inputs from.
  • Page 127 Adjusting the LCD Display - Subnet Mask : Manually enter the Subnet Mask if IP Setting is set to Manual. - Gateway : Manually enter the Gateway if IP Setting is set to Manual. MagicInfo Available Modes • PC / DVI / DisplayPort •...
  • Page 128 Adjusting the LCD Display It is highly recommended not to turn off the AC power during an operation. • For pivoted LCD Displays, ticker transparency is not supported. • For pivoted LCD Displays, a screen resolution of up to 720*480(SD) is supported for movies. •...
  • Page 129 Adjusting the LCD Display When using multiple languages, you can choose and set a specific language among them. Note English is set as the default language. You do not need to select a language if you will be using English as the menu display language. Select Screen Type - step 4 You can select which rotation type will be applied to your device.
  • Page 130 Adjusting the LCD Display Shows the settings that have been selected by the user. Note If the MagicInfo icon is not displayed on the notification area, double click the MagicInfo icon on the window desktop. The icon will appear.
  • Page 131: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Self-Test Feature Check Note Check the following items yourself before calling for assistance. Contact a Service Center for problems that you cannot solve by yourself. Self-Test Feature Check Turn off both your computer and the LCD Display. Unplug the video cable from the back of the computer. Turn on the LCD Display.
  • Page 132: Check List

    Troubleshooting • Do not use benzene, thinner or other flammable substan- ces. 2) Maintaining the Flat Panel Display Screen. Clean with a soft cloth (cotton flannel). • Never use acetone, benzene or thinner. (They may cause flaws or deformation of the screen sur- face.) •...
  • Page 133: Problems Related To The Screen

    Troubleshooting (Refer to Connecting a Computer) Problems related to the Screen Note Problems related to the LCD Display screen and their solutions are listed. The screen is blank and the power indicator is off. Ensure that the power cord is firmly connected and the LCD Display is on. (Refer to the Connecting a Computer) "No Signal"...
  • Page 134: Problems Related To Audio

    Troubleshooting The color image is distorted by dark shadows. Adjust color using Custom under OSD Color Adjustment menu. The color white is poor. Adjust color using Custom under OSD Color Adjustment menu. The Power Indicator blinks. The LCD Display is currently saving the changes made in the settings to the OSD memory. The screen is blank and the power indicator light blinks every 0.5 or 1 seconds.
  • Page 135 Troubleshooting The frequency can be changed by reconfiguring the video card. Note That video card support can vary, depending on the version of the driver used. (Refer to the computer or the video card manual for details.) How can I adjust the resolution? Windows XP: Control Panel →...
  • Page 136: Specifications

    Specifications General General Model Name SyncMaster UD46A SyncMaster UD55A LCD Panel Size 46 inch / 116cm 55 inch / 138 cm Display area 1018.0mm (H) x 572.6 mm (V) 1209.6 mm (H) x 680.4 mm (V) 40.08 inches (H) x 22.54 inches (V) 47.62 inches (H) x 26.79 inches (V)
  • Page 137 • Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice. • Attaching a Samsung ID (videowall kit) will increase the weight of an LFD by 1.6 kg. This device is a Class B digital apparatus. (USA Only) Dispose unwanted electronics through an approved recycler. To find the nearest recycling location, go to our website, www.sam-...
  • Page 138: Preset Timing Modes

    Specifications State Normal Op- Power saving Power off Power off eration mode (Power Swich) Typical : 175 (Typical) Watts UD55A State Normal Op- Power saving Power off Power off eration mode (Power Swich) Power Indicator Blinking Amber Rating : 225 Less than 1 Less than 1 0 Watts...
  • Page 139 Specifications Display Mode Horizontal Vertical Fre- Pixel Clock Sync Polarity Frequency quency (Hz) (MHz) (H/V) (kHz) VESA, 1024 x 768 56.476 70.069 75.000 VESA, 1024 x 768 60.023 75.029 78.750 VESA, 1152 x 864 67.500 75.000 108.000 VESA, 1280 x 768 47.776 59.870 79.500...
  • Page 140 Information For a Better Display Adjust the computer resolution and screen injection rate (refresh rate) on the computer as described below to enjoy the best picture quality. You can have an uneven picture quality on screen if the best picture quality is not provided for TFT-LCD. •...
  • Page 141 Information Power Off, Screen Saver, or Power Save Mode • Turn the power off for 2 hours after 12 hours in use • Set the Monitor to power off with the PC Display Properties Power Scheme. • Use a Screen saver if possible - Screen saver in one color or a moving image is recom- mended.
  • Page 142 Information Change the characters color periodically • Use Bright colors with little difference in luminance. - Cycle : Change the characters color and background color every 30 minutes • Every 30 minutes, change the characters with movement. • Have the images and logo cycle periodically. - Cycle: Display moving image together with Logo for 60 seconds after 4 hours in use.
  • Page 143 Information • Apply the Screen Erasing function - Symptom: 2 Vertical blocks move while erasing the display...
  • Page 144: Contact Samsung Worldwide

    Appendix Contact SAMSUNG WORLDWIDE Note If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care center. North America U.S.A 1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864) http://www.samsung.com CANADA 1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864) www.samsung.com/ca www.samsung.com/ca_fr (French) MEXICO 01-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864) http://www.samsung.com Latin America...
  • Page 145 SERBIA 0700 SAMSUNG (0700 726 http://www.samsung.com 7864) SLOVAKIA 0800 - SAMSUNG (0800-726 http://www.samsung.com 786) SPAIN 902 - 1 - SAMSUNG (902 172 http://www.samsung.com 678) SWEDEN 0771 726 7864 (SAMSUNG) http://www.samsung.com SWITZERLAND 0848 - SAMSUNG (7267864, http://www.samsung.com/ch CHF 0.08/min) http://www.samsung.com/...
  • Page 146 BELARUS 810-800-500-55-500 http://www.samsung.com MOLDOVA 00-800-500-55-500 http://www.samsung.com Asia Pacific AUSTRALIA 1300 362 603 http://www.samsung.com NEW ZEALAND 0800 SAMSUNG (0800 726 http://www.samsung.com 786) CHINA 400-810-5858 http://www.samsung.com HONG KONG (852) 3698 - 4698 http://www.samsung.com/hk http://www.samsung.com/ hk_en/ INDIA 1800 1100 11 http://www.samsung.com...
  • Page 147: Not A Product Defect

    Appendix Asia Pacific 1-800-8-SAMSUNG(726-7864) for Globe 02-5805777 SINGAPORE 1800-SAMSUNG (726-7864) http://www.samsung.com THAILAND 1800-29-3232 http://www.samsung.com 02-689-3232 TAIWAN 0800-329-999 http://www.samsung.com 0266-026-066 VIETNAM 1 800 588 889 http://www.samsung.com Middle East IRAN 021-8255 http://www.samsung.com OMAN 800-SAMSUNG (726-7864) http://www.samsung.com KUWAIT 183-2255 http://www.samsung.com BAHRAIN 8000-4726 http://www.samsung.com...
  • Page 148 • use of supplies or separatly sold product unspecified by Samsung. • repair from a person besides an engineer of outsourcing service company or partner of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. • remodeling or repairing the product by customer.
  • Page 149: Correct Disposal

    Appendix Example: If the same light repeats itself 60 times per second, this is regarded as 60 Hz. Horizontal Frequency The time to scan one line connecting the right edge to the left edge of the screen horizontally is called the Horizontal Cycle. The in- verse number of the Horizontal Cycle is called Horizontal Fre- quency.
  • Page 150 Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is strictly forbidden. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for incidental or con- sequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this material.

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