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HP 1910 User Manual

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1910, 2010, 2210, 2310, 2510, and 2710
LCD Monitors
User Guide



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  • Page 1 1910, 2010, 2210, 2310, 2510, and 2710 LCD Monitors User Guide...
  • Page 2 Microsoft, Windows, and Windows Vista are either trademarks or registered trademarks of 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 3: 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.
  • Page 4 About This Guide...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents 1 Product Features ... 1 HP LCD Monitors ... 1 2 Safety and Maintenance Guidelines ... 3 Important Safety Information ... 3 Safety Precautions ... 4 Maintenance Guidelines ... 5 Cleaning the Monitor ... 5 Shipping the Monitor ... 5 3 Setting Up the Monitor ...
  • Page 6 Appendix A Troubleshooting ... 28 Solving Common Problems ... 28 Getting Support from ... 29 Preparing to Call Technical Support ... 29 Locating the Rating Label ... 30 Appendix B Technical Specifications ... 31 HP LCD Monitors ... 31 Preset Video Modes ...
  • Page 7: Product Features

    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: ◦ 1910m: 1366 x 768 @ 60Hz ◦...
  • Page 8 ● Removable base and Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) standard mounting holes for flexible mounting solutions, including wall-mounting ● Security lock slot for a locking security cable (security cable sold separately) ● Plug and Play capability, if supported by your computer system ●...
  • Page 9: Safety And Maintenance Guidelines

    Damage Replacement Policy so you can replace the equipment, if surge protection fails. Use the appropriate and correctly sized furniture designed to properly support your HP LCD monitor. WARNING! LCD monitors that are inappropriately situated on dressers, bookcases, shelves, desks, speakers, chests, or carts may fall over and cause personal injury.
  • Page 10: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions ● Use only a power source and connection compatible with this monitor, as indicated on the label/ back plate of the monitor. ● Be sure the total ampere rating of the products connected to the outlet does not exceed the current rating of the electrical outlet, and the total ampere rating of the products connected to the power cord does not exceed the rating of the power cord.
  • Page 11: Maintenance Guidelines

    Do not open the monitor cabinet or attempt to service this product yourself. Adjust only those controls that are covered in the operating instructions. If the monitor is not operating properly or has been dropped or damaged, contact an authorized HP dealer, reseller, or service provider. ●...
  • Page 12 Hold the base with one hand, where it attaches to the rear of the monitor, and push the monitor forward, folding the monitor flat onto the soft, protected surface. Place the monitor and base in the original packing box. Chapter 2 Safety and Maintenance Guidelines...
  • Page 13: Setting Up The Monitor

    Setting Up the Monitor Unpacking the Monitor Unpack the monitor. Make sure all contents are included. Store the packing box. Turn off the computer and other attached devices. Determine whether the monitor will be desktop mounted or wall-mounted. See "Installing the Monitor"...
  • Page 14 Preparing the monitor for desktop use Set the monitor screen face down on a flat, soft, protected table or desk surface with the support column overhanging the edge. CAUTION: The screen is fragile. Avoid touching or applying pressure to the LCD screen; doing so can cause damage.
  • Page 15 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 Check the stability of the wall-mounting fixture. WARNING! To reduce the risk of personal injury or of damage to the equipment, check that the wall-mounting fixture is adequately installed and secured before attaching the monitor.
  • Page 16 Slide the base away from the bottom of the monitor. Figure 3-5 Sliding the base away from the monitor Remove the square plate on the back of monitor. Use a coin at the base of the plate to pry it loose.
  • Page 17: Connecting Monitor Cables

    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. Figure 3-7 Threaded holes for attaching wall mount Follow the instructions included with the mounting fixture to ensure that the monitor is safely attached.
  • Page 18: High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (Hdcp)

    To connect the DVI-D cable (provided with select models) Connect one end of the DVI-D video cable to the back of the monitor and the other end to the DVI-D video connector on the computer. You can use this cable only if your computer has a DVI compliant graphics card that is either integrated or installed.
  • Page 19: Connecting The Audio Cable

    playing high-definition protected content. Your computer graphics card and monitor must both support HDCP to display protected content. Connecting the Audio Cable Connect the built-in monitor speakers to the computer by using the audio cable, as shown in the following illustration: Figure 3-10 Connecting the audio cables - connector locations may vary Connecting the Audio Cable...
  • Page 20: Connecting The Power Cable

    Connecting the Power Cable Follow all electrical and power warnings: WARNING! Do not disable the power cord grounding plug. The grounding plug is an important safety feature. Plug the power cord into a grounded (earthed) electrical outlet. Be sure that the grounded power outlet you plug the power cord into is easily accessible to the operator and located as close to the equipment as possible.
  • Page 21: Adjusting The Swivel

    Adjust the tilt by moving the top edge of the monitor either toward or away from you, without touching the screen. Figure 3-12 Tilt adjustment Adjusting the Swivel The monitor allows a usable range of motion with the swivel feature. Figure 3-13 Swivel adjustment CAUTION:...
  • Page 22: Keyboard Parking

    Keyboard Parking If you need more space on your desktop, place the keyboard under the monitor when not in use. Chapter 3 Setting Up the Monitor...
  • Page 23: Operating The Monitor

    CD, in case of an installation error. Refer to the "Driver 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: Refer to: Select your country/region.
  • Page 24: Using The Auto Adjustment Function

    Using the Auto Adjustment Function You can easily optimize the screen performance for the VGA input by using the Auto/OK button on the monitor and the auto adjustment pattern software on the CD provided. Do not use this procedure if your monitor is using a DVI or HDMI input. If your monitor is using a VGA input, this procedure can correct the following image-quality conditions: ●...
  • Page 25: Front-Panel Controls

    Front-Panel Controls Control buttons are located on the right front of the monitor: Icon Power Menu Source Auto Description Turns the monitor on or puts it in standby or sleep mode. The Power button is located on the top or front of the monitor depending on the model.
  • Page 26: Using The On-Screen Display (Osd)

    Using the On-Screen Display (OSD) An on-screen display is an image superimposed on a screen picture, commonly used by monitors, televisions, VCRs, and DVD players to display information such as volume, channel, and time. If the monitor is not already on, press the Power button to turn on the monitor. To access the OSD menu, press the Menu button.
  • Page 27 Icon Main Menu Options Image Control Sub-menu Options Description Quick View Settings saved when user adjusts the Brightness, Contrast, or Color in one of the Quick View options. Movie Photo Gaming Text Custom Custom Color Selects and adjusts your own color scales: R —...
  • Page 28 Icon Main Menu Options OSD Control Management Chapter 4 Operating the Monitor Sub-menu Options Description Video OverDrive Reduces motion blur in video and fast moving games. Sets the OverDrive feature on or off; the default setting is Off. (select models) Dynamic Contrast Ratio Displays the status of the Dynamic Contrast Ratio (DCR) setting.
  • Page 29 Icon Main Menu Options Sub-menu Options Description Mode Display Displays the resolution, refresh rate, and frequency information on the screen each time the OSD Main Menu is accessed. Select: The factory default is On or Off, depending on the model. Monitor Status Displays the operating status of the monitor each time the monitor is...
  • Page 30 Provides the recommended resolution mode and refresh rate for the monitor. Serial Number Reports the serial number of the monitor. The serial number is needed if contacting HP technical support. Version Reports the firmware version of the monitor. Backlight Hours Reports the total hours of backlight operation.
  • Page 31: Selecting Video Input Connectors

    Icon Main Menu Options Selecting Video Input Connectors The input connectors are: ● VGA connector (analog) ● DVI-D connector (digital) (select models) ● HDMI connector (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.
  • Page 32: Adjusting Screen Quality

    If the OSD is locked, press and hold the Menu button for 10 seconds to unlock the OSD. If the OSD is unlocked, press and hold the Menu button for 10 seconds to lock the OSD. ● Dynamic Contrast Ratio ONIndicates DCR is applied when Movie mode is selected from the Quick View options.
  • Page 33: Power-Saver Feature

    Power-Saver Feature When the monitor is in normal operating mode, the Power light is green and the monitor uses the normal watts of power. For power usage, refer to "Technical Specifications" (Appendix B). The monitor also supports a power-saver mode that is controlled by the computer. When the monitor is in the reduced-power state, the monitor screen is blank, the backlight is off, and the Power light is amber.
  • Page 34: Appendix A Troubleshooting

    The auto adjustment feature might fix this problem (VGA input only). Make sure the graphics card supports the optimal resolution. Make sure the latest supported driver is installed for the graphics card. For HP and Compaq systems, you can download the latest graphics driver for your system from: support.
  • Page 35: Getting Support From

    Monitor is always in sleep mode (amber LED). 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 36: Locating The Rating Label

    Locating the Rating Label The rating label on the monitor provides the product number and serial number. You may need these numbers when contacting HP about your monitor model. The rating label is on the back of the monitor. Appendix A Troubleshooting...
  • Page 37: Appendix B Technical Specifications

    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 38 Table B-1 Model 1910m (continued) Specifications: Operating Humidity: Non-Operating Humidity: Power Source: Power Consumption: Sleep Power Consumption: Table B-2 Models 2010f/i/m Specifications: Display Type: Viewable Image Size: Tilt Maximum Weight (unpacked): Dimensions (h x w x d): Maximum Graphics Resolution: Optimum Graphics Resolution: Text Mode: Dot Pitch:...
  • Page 39 16.2 x 22.6 x 7.9 in. (412 x 573 x 200 mm) 1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz analog mode 1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz analog mode 720 x 400 0.265 x 0.265 mm 24 to 94 kHz 50 to 76 Hz HP LCD Monitors...
  • Page 40 Table B-4 Models 2310i/m (continued) Specifications: Temperature (independent of altitude) Operating Temperature: Non-Operating Humidity: Relative Humidity (non-condensing): Operating Humidity: Non-Operating Humidity: Power Source: Power Consumption: Sleep Power Consumption: Table B-5 Model 2510i Specifications: Display Type: Viewable Image Size: Tilt Maximum Weight (unpacked): Dimensions (h x w x d): Maximum Graphics Resolution: Optimum Graphics Resolution:...
  • Page 41: Preset Video Modes

    Table B-6 Model 2710m Specifications: Display Type: Viewable Image Size: Tilt Maximum Weight (unpacked): Dimensions (h x w x d): Maximum Graphics Resolution: Optimum Graphics Resolution: Text Mode: Dot Pitch: Horizontal Frequency (analog mode): Vertical Frequency (analog mode): Environmental Requirements Temperature (independent of altitude) Operating Temperature: Non-Operating Humidity:...
  • Page 42: Lcd Monitor Quality And Pixel Policy

    Table B-7 Factory Preset Video Input Modes, 1910m (continued) Preset Table B-8 Factory Preset Video Input Modes, 2010f/i/m Preset Table B-9 Factory Preset Video Input Modes, 2210i\m; \2310i\m; 2510i; 2710m Preset LCD Monitor Quality and Pixel Policy Your LCD Monitor uses high-precision technology, manufactured according to high standards, to help guarantee trouble-free performance.
  • Page 43 For more information about your LCD Monitor and pixel policy, refer to the HP Web site at: To find pixel policy information on the HP Web site, type in "HP Pixel Policy"...
  • Page 44: Appendix C Agency Regulatory Notices

    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.
  • Page 45: Canadian Notice

    Hewlett Packard Company P. O. Box 692000, Mail Stop 530113 Houston, Texas 77269-2000 Or, call 1-800-HP-INVENT (1-800 474-6836) For questions regarding this FCC declaration, contact: Hewlett Packard Company P. O. Box 692000, Mail Stop 510101 Houston, Texas 77269-2000 Or, call (281) 514-3333 To identify this product, refer to the Part, Series, or Model number found on the product.
  • Page 46: German Ergonomics Notice

    0.75 mm² or 18 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.
  • Page 47: Japanese Power Cord Requirements

    Do not use the power cord received with this product on any other products. Product Environmental Notices Materials Disposal This HP product contains mercury in the fluorescent lamp in the display LCD that might require special handling at end-of-life. Disposal of this material can be regulated because of environmental considerations. For disposal or recycling information, contact the local authorities or the Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA)
  • Page 48: Hp Recycling Program

    HP Recycling Program HP encourages customers to recycle used electronic hardware, HP original print cartridges, and rechargeable batteries. For more information about recycling programs, go to recycle. Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) A Japanese regulatory requirement, defined by specification JIS C 0950, 2005, mandates that manufacturers provide Material Content Declarations for certain categories of electronic products offered for sale after July 1, 2006.
  • Page 49: Turkey Eee Regulation

    Turkey EEE Regulation In Conformity with the EEE Regulation EEE Yönetmeliğine Uygundur Product Environmental Notices...