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HP W1972al User Manual

HP W1972al User Manual


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  • Page 1 V191,LV1911,W1971a,W1972a,W1952a,W1972b V195, LV2011,LV2011q,W2071d,W2072a,W2072b,W2052a W2271d LV2311,W2371d User Guide...
  • Page 3 Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty.
  • Page 4: About This Guide

    About This Guide This guide provides information on setting up the monitor, installing drivers, using the on-screen display menu, troubleshooting and technical specifications. WARNING! Text set off in this manner indicates that failure to follow directions could result in bodily harm or loss of life. CAUTION: Text set off in this manner indicates that failure to follow directions could result in damage to equipment or loss of information.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Getting Support from ........
  • Page 6 HP Recycling Program ........
  • Page 7: Product Features

    1. Product Features HP LCD Monitors The HP LCD (liquid crystal display) monitors have an active matrix, thin-film transistor (TFT) screen with the following features: • Large diagonal display • Maximum graphics resolution: 1366 x 768 @ 60Hz (18.5 in.) 19.5 in.
  • Page 8: Safety And Maintenance Guidelines

    Use the appropriate and correctly sized furniture designed to properly support your HP LCD monitor. WARNING: LCD monitors that are inappropriately situated on dressers, book cases, shelves, desks, speakers, chests, or carts may fall over and cause personal injury.
  • Page 9: Maintenance Guidelines

    If the monitor is not operating properly or has been dropped or damaged, contact an authorized HP dealer, reseller, or service provider. • Use only a power source and connection appropriate for this monitor, as indicated on the label/back plate of the monitor.
  • Page 10: Setting Up The Monitor

    3. Setting Up the Monitor Unpacking the Monitor 1. Unpack the monitor. Make sure all contents are included. Store the packing box. 2. Turn off the computer and other attached devices. 3. Prepare a flat area to assemble the monitor. You may need a flat, soft, protected area for placing the monitor screen-down while preparing it for installation.
  • Page 11 3. Press the base into the column until it locks in position. Figure 3-2 Attaching the Base 4. Lift the monitor to an upright position and place on a flat, stable surface. Figure 3-3 Monitor in upright position Preparing the monitor for wall-mounting 1.
  • Page 12 4. Slide the base away from the bottom of the monitor. Figure 3-4 Sliding the base away from the monitor 5. Four threaded holes are exposed. These holes are for screws to attach the swing arm or other mounting fixture to the back of the monitor. 6.
  • Page 13: Connecting Monitor Cables

    Connecting Monitor Cables Connecting the VGA (Analog) Cable or DVI-D (Digital) Cable Use a VGA video cable or a DVI-D cable to connect your monitor to your computer. To use DVI, you must have a DVI-compliant graphic card. Connectors are located on the back of the monitor.
  • Page 14: High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (Hdcp)

    High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) (Available on Select Models) Your monitor supports HDCP and can receive high-definition content. High-definition content is available in many sources, such as Blue-ray Disc devices or HDTV air or cable broadcasts. If you do not have an HDCP-enabled monitor, you will see a blank screen or a lower resolution picture when playing high-definition protected content.
  • Page 15: Adjusting The Tilt

    Adjusting the Tilt For optimal viewing, adjust the screen tilt to your own preference, as follows: 1. Face the front of the monitor and hold the base so that you do not topple the monitor while changing the tilt. 2. Adjust the tilt by moving the top edge of the monitor either toward or away from you, without touching the screen.
  • Page 16: Operating The Monitor

    Software Readme" file on the CD for instructions (in English only). Downloading updated drivers from the Internet To download the latest version of drivers and software files from the HP Support site: 1. Refer to: . 2. Select your country/region.
  • Page 17: Front-Panel Controls

    Front-Panel Controls The monitor buttons are located on the bottom of the front panel Figure 4-1 Front-panel control buttons Icon Description Power Turns the monitor on or puts it in standby or sleep mode. The Power button is located on the bottom or front of the monitor depending on the model.
  • Page 18: Using The On-Screen Display (Osd)

    Using the On-Screen Display (OSD) The following table lists the On-Screen Display (OSD) menu selections and their functional descriptions. After changing an OSD menu item, and if the menu screen has these options, you may choose to: • Cancel - to return to the previous menu level. •...
  • Page 19 OSD MENU Icon Main Menu Submenu Description Brightness Adjustable scale Adjusts the brightness level of the screen. The factory default range is 90. Contrast Adjustable scale Adjusts the contrast level of the screen. The factory default range is 80. Color Selects the screen color.
  • Page 20 OSD MENU Icon Main Menu Submenu Description OSD Transparency Adjust to view the background information through the OSD. OSD Timeout Sets the time duration in seconds that the OSD Is visible after the last button is pressed. The range Is 5 - 60 seconds.
  • Page 21 Provides the recommended resolution mode and Settings refresh rate for the monitor. Serial Number Reports the serial number of the monitor. The serial number Is needed if contacting HP technical support. FW Version Reports the firmware version of the monitor. Backlight Hours Reports the total hours of backlight operation.
  • Page 22: Selecting Video Input Connectors

    Selecting Video Input Connectors The input connectors are: • VGA connector (analog) • DVI-D connector (digital) (Select Models) The monitor automatically determines which inputs have valid video signals, and displays the image. You can connect the VGA cable, the DVI-D cable, or both. If both cables are installed, the default input selection is DVI.The source of input can be switched using the Input Select option in the OSD menu.
  • Page 23: Adjusting Screen Quality

    Adjusting Screen Quality The auto adjustment feature automatically fine-tunes the image quality for display size, position, clock, and phase each time a new video mode is displayed. For more precise adjustments of VGA input, run the Auto Adjustment software on the CD. If you want additional image quality improvement, use the Clock and Phase controls of the monitor to fine tune the image.
  • Page 24: Sleep Timer Mode

    Sleep Timer Mode The Sleep Timer mode is an energy-saving feature that enables you to set a time for the monitor to power on and off at the same time every day. This also extends the life of the backlight bulbs in the monitor. The Sleep Timer has five settings: •...
  • Page 25: Troubleshooting

    Check with your computer manufacturer. Also check the monitor's video cable and make sure none of the pins are bent. • Make sure the HP Monitor Drivers are installed (HP Monitor Drivers are available at : • Adjust the Contrast and Brightness Controls.
  • Page 26: Getting Support From

    Getting Support from Before you contact customer service, refer to HP Technical Support at: Select your country/region, and then follow the links to the support page for your monitor. Preparing to Call Technical Support If you cannot solve a problem by using the troubleshooting tips in this section, you might have to call technical support.
  • Page 27: Technical Specifications

    B. Technical Specifications All specifications represent the typical specifications provided by HP's component manufacturers; actual performance may vary either higher or lower. HP LCD Monitors Face treatment: Glare polarizer with hard coating Input terminal: VGA connector DVI-D 24-pin D-type connector (select models)
  • Page 28 Specifications: 23.(in) (in.) Display Type: TFT LCD active matrix TFT LCD active matrix Viewable Image Size 54.61cm (21.5in.)diagonal 58.42 cm (23 in.) diagonal Tilt -4 (+/-1)~+18 (+/-1) -4 (+/-1)~+18 (+/-1) Maximum Weight 3.4 kg(7.5 lbs) 3.4 kg(7.5 lbs) (unpacked) 377.17mm x 517.13 mm x Dimensions (h x w x d) 396.2mm x 554.5 mm x 184.35mm...
  • Page 29: Preset Video Modes

    Preset Video Modes The monitor automatically recognizes many preset video input modes that will appear properly sized and centered on the screen. Table B-2 Factory Preset Video Input Modes, V191,LV1911,W1971a,W1972a,W1952a,W1972b Item Preset Resolution Horizontal Frequency (kHz) Vertical Frequency (Hz) 640 x 480 31.47 59.94 720 x 400...
  • Page 30: Lcd Monitor Quality And Pixel Policy

    For more information about your LCD Monitor, refer to the HP Web site at: Appendix B. Technical Specifications...
  • Page 31: Agency Regulatory Notices

    C. Agency Regulatory Notices Federal Communications Commission Notice This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
  • Page 32: Declaration Of Conformity For Products Marked With The Fcc Logo (United States Only)

    European Harmonised Standards. The full Declaration of Conformity can be found at the following web site: (Search with the product model name or its Regulatory Model Number (RMN), which may be found on the regulatory label.) The point of contact for regulatory matters is Hewlett-Packard GmbH, Dept./MS:...
  • Page 33: Canadian Notice

    Canada. German Ergonomics Notice HP products which bear the "GS" approval mark, when forming part of a system comprising HP brand computers, keyboards and monitors that bear the "GS" approval mark, meet the applicable ergonomic requirements. The installation guides included with the products provide configuration information.
  • Page 34: Power Cord Set Requirements

    AWG, and the length of the cord must be between 6 feet (1.8 m) and 12 feet (3.6 m). If you have questions about the type of power cord to use, contact an authorized HP service provider. A power cord should be routed so that it is not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed upon it or against it.
  • Page 35: Disposal Of Waste Equipment By Users In Private Household In The European Union

    Chemical Substances HP is committed to providing our customers with information about the chemical substances in our products as needed to comply with legal requirements such as REACH (Regulation EC No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and Council). A chemical information report for this product can be found at
  • Page 36: Turkey Eee Regulation

    Turkey EEE Regulation In Conformity with the EEE Regulation EEE Yönetmeliğine Uygundur Ukraine Restriction of Hazardous Substances Обладнання відповідаєвимогам Технічного регламенту щодо обмеження використання деяких небезпечних речовин в електричному та електронному обладнані, затвердженого постановою Кабінету Міністрів України від 3 грудня 2008 №...