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Mitsubishi Electric Diamond Digital DV171J/B User Manual

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Diamond Digital DV171J/B
Colour TFT LCD Monitor
17" (43 cm) LCD Panel Size


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    Diamond Digital DV171J/B Colour TFT LCD Monitor 17” (43 cm) LCD Panel Size...

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    Copyright 2004, Mitsubishi Electric Australia Pty. Ltd. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system or translated into any language or computer language, in any form or by any means, electronic,...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Important Safety Instructions ..........1 Features................2 3 Unpacking the Monitor .............3 4 Hardware Installation ............5 5 Windows driver installation ..........7 6 Setting the Display Resolution ........8 Choosing the Best Resolution...........8 Supported Graphics Modes and Refresh Rate Selection..9 7 Adjusting the Monitor.............12 User Controls ..............12 Adjusting the Monitor's Display ........13 OSD Function Menu ............13...

  • Page 4: Reference Information

    Diamond Digital is a registered trademark of Mitsubishi Electric Australia Pty. Ltd. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.

  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions Please read the following safety instructions before installing or cleaning your Diamond Digital monitor: 1. Unplug the monitor’s power cable from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners. Use a soft cloth to clean the monitor housing.

  • Page 6: Features

    Features Your DV171J/JB Monitor features: ♦ XGA (1280 x 1024 pixel) Resolution LCD Panel ♦ High Brightness Level – 260 cd/m (typical) ♦ High Contrast Ratio – 450:1 (typical) ♦ True Colour Display With 16.7M (6bit + FRC) colour, the DV171J/B monitor offers you better image quality.

  • Page 7: Unpacking The Monitor

    Unpacking the Monitor Please check that the following items are included with your monitor. If they are missing or damaged, please contact your place of purchase immediately LCD monitor User’s Manual Audio Cable VGA Cable...

  • Page 8: Power Cord

    Power Cord Locate the model name and the serial number label on the back of your monitor, and write the details of the monitor and your place of purchase in the space on page (ii) of this manual for future reference.

  • Page 9: Hardware Installation

    Hardware Installation Connecting the Monitor Base Remove the base from the packing box and place it on the desk. Next, remove the LCD display and carefully seat it on the base. (See fig.1-1 ) Figure 1-1 Viewing Angle Adjustment The LCD Monitor is designed to allow users to have a comfortable viewing angle.

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    Connecting the Display to your Computer Using the VGA cable Power off your computer. Connect one end of the VGA signal cable to the LCD Monitor’s VGA port. (See Fig 1-3) Figure 1-3 Connect the other end of the signal cable to the VGA port on your PC.

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    Figure 1-6 Interface for Arm Applications Before installing the mounting device, please refer to Fig.1-7. The rear of this LCD display has four integrated 4 mm, 0.7 pitch threaded nuts, as well as four 5mm access holes in the plastic covering as illustrated in Figure 1-2. (These specifications meet the VESA Flat Panel Monitor Physical Mounting Interface Standard).

  • Page 12: Windows Driver Installation

    Windows driver Installation The DV171J/B is fully Windows Plug and Play compatible so no specific Windows drivers are required for installation. Windows 98, ME, and 2000 The first time you start Windows after connecting your new monitor, the system will detect the monitor and automatically start the Add New Hardware wizard. Just follow the prompts to load the native Plug and Play drivers.

  • Page 13: Setting The Display Resolution

    Setting the Display Resolution Choosing The Best Resolution All Liquid Crystal Displays (LCDs) have a fixed resolution that is the same as the maximum resolution that may be displayed on the LCD. In the case of the DV171J/B the LCD resolution is 1280 x 1024 pixels. This is also known as the “native”...

  • Page 14: Supported Graphics Modes And Refresh Rate Selection

    If you are using an Apple Macintosh, change the resolution by doing the following: MacOS 8.x/9.x Click the Apple icon at the top, left corner of the screen, select Control Panel and then select Monitors. Select a resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels with between 60Hz and 75Hz refresh rate.

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    should be able to support these modes. For the native resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels, for example, refresh rates of 60, 70 and 75 Hertz are supported. With Windows 95, 98, ME, 2000 or XP you can change the refresh rate of the graphics signal as follows: 1.

  • Page 16: Standard Timing Table

    Table 1 Standard Timing Table If the selected timing is NOT included in table below, this LCD monitor will use the most suitable available timing. Resolution Horzontal Vertical Dot Clock Remark Frequency Frequency Frequency (kHz) (Hz) (MHz) 640x350 31.469 70.087 25.175 640x400 24.83...

  • Page 17: Adjusting The Monitor

    Adjusting the Monitor User Controls A brief description and the location of all LCD Monitor function controls and indicators: Figure 2-1 Stereo Speakers PC Audio Stereo output. Speaker Volume Use to adjust the speaker volume (clockwise to increase, Control anti-clockwise to decrease). Power Switch Turns the display on and off.

  • Page 18: Adjusting The Monitor's Display

    External The monitor speakers will be disabled when using an Headphone Jack external headphone or external speakers. Adjusting the Monitor's Display OSD Function Menu To access the OSD Main menu, simply press one of the Function Select control buttons, and the menu diagram will pop up on the screen as shown on Fig.

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    Adjusts the sampling frequency for the Analogue (VGA) to Digital signal Clock conversion. This function lets you select a colour temperature. Using the Adjustment Colour Control buttons to select the required colour temperature. Please see Temperature the diagram below for function and description. OSD H.

  • Page 20: Picture Optimisation

    Picture Optimisation The easiest way to obtain an optimal picture is by using the Auto function in the OSD menu. This only works reliably if the graphics adaptor is set to use one of the monitor’s factory modes (see Table 1 in the previous chapter) and if you are displaying a suitable stationary image (such as the Windows desktop).

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    6. With the Clock set to the optimal value adjust the Phase to further optimise the displayed image. You should now be able, with a combination of the Phase and Clock settings, to obtain a perfectly stable image. 7. Finalise the manual adjustment using the H. Position and V. Position functions If you are still not satisfied with the result, try repeating the above procedure using a graphics signal that has a different refresh rate.

  • Page 22: Frequently Asked Questions

    Check that the cable is securely connected to the computer. Check the VGA signal cable for damage. If any pins are bent or broken off, ♦ contact your dealer or an authorised Mitsubishi Electric service agent (see Chapter 10 for details).

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    No image is displayed, what can I do? Check that the light (LED) next to the monitor’s power button is lit and is ♦ green in colour. If the LED is green, press one of the Function Select buttons on the monitor to access the On Screen Display. If the message NON PRESET MODE appears there, please read chapter 6, Setting the Display Resolution and reset the graphics card to one of the monitor’s supported graphics signals.

  • Page 24: Specifications

    Specifications Diamond View DV171J/B Model: Display Characteristics Display Type 17“ active matrix Thin Film Transistor Liquid Crystal Display Viewable Diagonal Area 43 cm / 17” Native (Maximum) Resolution 1280 x 1024 pixels Colours 16.7 million (6 bit + FRC) Contrast Ratio 450:1 (typical) Brightness 260 cd/m²...

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    Input Signal Line Frequency 24 – 80kHz multi-frequency Image Frequency (Refresh Rate) 49 - 75Hz Video Signal RGB analogue (Positive polarity) 0.7 Vpp/75 Ohm Synchronization TTL separate, composite TTL Signal Connection 15-pin mini D-sub Physical Characteristics Power Management VESA DPMS, Energy Star Maximum Power Consumption 55 Watts Power Saving Mode...

  • Page 26: Service Contacts

    If problems remain after checking this manual, please contact your place of purchase or contact: Australian Service Contacts Visit the Customer Support section of Mitsubishi Electric Australia’s web site at for details of your nearest Mitsubishi Electric Authorized Service Center or...

  • Page 27: New Zealand

    Victoria and Tasmania 4 / 303 Burwood Hwy East Burwood, VIC, 3151 Telephone: (03) 9262-9899 Fax: (03) 9262-9850 Western Australia 5 / 329 Collier Road Bassendean, WA, 6054 Telephone: (08) 9377-3411 Fax: (08) 9377-3499 New Zealand Contact: BDT New Zealand Ltd. 1 Parliament St.

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