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HP LCD Monitor The HP LCD (liquid crystal display) Monitor has an active matrix, thin-film transistor (TFT) screen. This guide discusses five models: ❏ HP vs15 LCD Monitor, a 15-inch (38.1 cm) display ❏ HP vs17 LCD Monitor, a 17-inch (43.2 cm) display ❏...
The flat-panel monitor features: ■ Large diagonal viewable area display ■ 1280 × 1024 factory-set resolution, plus full-screen support for lower resolutions (HP vs15 LCD Monitor: 1024 x 768) ■ Video inputs supported: ❏ VGA analog signal ❏ DVI-D (select f monitor models only) digital signal ■...
■ Compliance with the following regulated specifications: ❏ EPA Energy Star ❏ European Union CE Directives ❏ Swedish MPR II 1990 ❏ TCO Environmental Requirements ■ CD with: ❏ Information (INF) file ❏ Image Color Matching (ICM) file ❏ Auto-adjustment pattern software ❏...
Safety and Maintenance Important Safety Information The power cord is designed for use with your monitor. To use a different cord, use only a power source and connection compatible with this monitor. Å WARNING: To reduce the risk of electric shock or damage to your equipment, do not disable the power cord grounding feature.
Safety and Maintenance Guidelines 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 cord does not exceed the rating of the cord.
■ Do not open your monitor cabinet or attempt to service this product yourself. If your monitor is not operating properly or has been dropped or damaged, contact your HP authorized dealer, reseller, or service provider. ■ Adjust only those controls that are described in the operating instructions.
Safety and Maintenance Guidelines Cleaning the Monitor The monitor is a high-quality optical device that requires special care when cleaning. To clean the monitor, follow these steps: 1. Turn off the computer and the monitor. 2. Unplug your monitor from the wall outlet before cleaning. Ä...
Shipping the Monitor Keep the original packing box in a storage area. You may need it later if you move or ship your monitor. ■ When you ship the vs monitor, remove the base from the pedestal. ■ When you ship the f monitor, prepare it for shipping by folding it into position.
Safety and Maintenance Guidelines 3. Holding the panel in place, pinch inside the base 1, as shown in the following illustration, and then pull the base off the pedestal 2. Removing the base from the vs monitor pedestal 4. Pack the base with the monitor panel. Preparing the f Monitor for Shipping Read the following warning and caution statements before beginning the procedure.
To prepare the f monitor for shipping: 1. Disconnect the power, video, and audio cables from the monitor. 2. Push the panel straight down to flatten the hinge 1, as shown in the following illustration. Place the strap that came with the monitor around the base by threading it through the hinge 2.
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Setting Up the Monitor Before You Begin 1. Unpack the monitor. Make sure all contents are included. Store the boxes. 2. Turn off the computer, and other attached devices. 3. Determine the video cable or cables that you will connect from the computer video card outputs to the VGA and DVI-D (select f monitors only) inputs on the monitor.
Setting Up the Monitor Installing the Monitor You can install the monitor on a desktop or wall mount. Place the monitor in a convenient, well-ventilated location near your computer. If the monitor will be installed on a: ■ Desktop or table, see “Placing the Monitor on a Desktop” for your monitor type.
2. Pick up the panel with the back toward you and lower the pedestal onto the base, as shown in the following illustration, until the base locks. Inserting the vs monitor onto the base 3. Stand the monitor in the upright position on a desktop or table. User’s Guide Setting Up the Monitor 3–3...
Setting Up the Monitor 4. Tilt the monitor for proper viewing. Do not tilt the monitor beyond its easily adjustable position. – 5º Adjusting the vs monitor tilt Wall-Mounting the vs Monitor Before you mount the monitor on a wall, a swing arm, or other mounting fixture, you must remove the monitor base and the pedestal.
Ä CAUTION: The screen is fragile. Placing the monitor screen down on a flat, soft area prevents scratches, defacing, or breakage. 2. Remove the hinge cover 1 as shown in the following illustration, and set it aside. Three screws and the hinge are exposed.
6. Mount the vs monitor to a swing arm or other mounting fixture. The four threaded mounting holes on the back of the panel, located around the HP logo, are compliant with the VESA standard for mounting flat-panel monitors. The vs15 Monitor uses the 75 mm spacing standard, while the other vs Monitors use the 100 mm spacing standard.
Placing the f Monitor on a Desktop To place the f monitor on a desktop or table, you must unfold the monitor. To place the f monitor on a desktop or table: 1. Set the monitor on a flat surface. 2.
Setting Up the Monitor 5. Tilt the monitor for proper viewing. Do not tilt the monitor beyond its easily adjustable position. –5º Adjusting the f monitor tilt Å WARNING: Tilt the monitor carefully. If you tilt the monitor back more than 35 degrees, beyond its easily adjustable position, it can fall over.
Setting Up the Monitor You can adjust the f monitor so that the panel is fully forward and the bottom of the panel is nearly on the desktop, as shown in the following illustration. Adjusting the f monitor fully forward 6.
Setting Up the Monitor Wall-Mounting the f Monitor Before you mount the monitor on a wall, a swing arm, or other mounting fixture, you must remove the monitor back cover and the monitor pedestal-base assembly. You will need a Phillips-head screwdriver.
2. Pull up on the bottom edge and remove the rectangular back cover 1 as shown in the following illustration. Set the back cover aside. Four screws are exposed. Wall-mounting the f monitor 3. Holding the pedestal-base assembly so it cannot fall, remove the four screws 2.
Setting Up the Monitor 4. Save the removed items (screws, back cover, and pedestal-base assembly) for future use. 5. Mount the f monitor to a swing arm or other mounting fixture. 6. The four threaded mounting holes on the monitor panel are spaced 100 mm apart and are compliant with the VESA standard for mounting flat-panel monitors.
Assembling the f Monitor Satellite Speakers To assemble the two satellite speakers for the f monitor: 1. Invert each speaker as shown in the following illustration. 2. Hold a speaker base inverted over the inverted speaker. With the opening in the base toward the back of the speaker, match the speaker center tab 1 with the base key slot 2, and then lower the base onto the speaker.
■ Connecting the audio cable. The f monitor steps include connecting the speaker DC power cable and an optional HP subwoofer (sold separately). ■ Connecting the power cord. Refer to the figure for your monitor type in the illustrations that follow.
Connecting cables on the vs monitor Item User’s Guide Description VGA connector and VGA cable Audio connector and audio cable AC Power connector and power cord Security lock slot for a Kensington security lock cable (sold separately) Setting Up the Monitor 3–15...
Setting Up the Monitor Connecting cables on the f monitor Item 3–16 Description VGA connector and VGA cable DVI-D connector (select models only) and DVI-D cable (cable sold separately) DC power connector and DC power cable for speakers AC Power connector and power cord Cable management clasp Security lock slot for a Kensington security lock cable (sold separately)
To connect the DVI-D Cable ■ Connect the DVI-D video cable (sold separately) to the f monitor (select models only) and to the video connector on the rear panel of the computer. (The DVI-D connector on the f monitor is for digital-to-digital connection only. Your computer must have a DVI-compatible graphics card installed for use with this cable.) ❏...
Setting Up the Monitor 3. If you are using an HP subwoofer, insert the subwoofer audio plug into the right speaker subwoofer connector -. 4. Connect one end of the speaker DC power cable w to the right speaker DC power connector q. Connect the other end of the cable to the DC power connector 4 on the f monitor.
Item Not shown Connecting the Power Cable 1. Read the warning below. Å WARNING: To reduce the risk of electric shock or damage to your equipment: 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.
Setting Up the Monitor 4. Apply power to the monitor, the computer and other attached devices. For the f monitor, turn the satellite speakers on and adjust volume by turning the Control knob 9 on the right speaker. 5. The Monitor Status displays a message: ❏...
Operating the Monitor CD Software and Utilities The CD included with this monitor contains two files you can install on your computer: ■ An INF (information) file ■ An ICM (Image Color Matching) file This CD also contains the auto-adjustment utility. This single pattern program helps improve the picture quality of your VGA monitor.
Operating the Monitor The Image Color Matching File The ICM files provide more accurate color representation by supplying data to graphics programs to provide consistent color matching from monitor screen to printer, or from scanner to the monitor screen. The ICM files contain a monitor color system profile.
Downloading from the World Wide Web To download the latest version of INF and ICM files from the HP Support Web site: 1. Refer to: http://www.hp.com/support Select your country/region. 2. Follow the links for your monitor to the support page.
Operating the Monitor To use the auto-adjustment feature: 1. Allow the monitor to warm up for 20 minutes before adjusting. 2. Press the Auto/Select button on the monitor front panel. ❏ You can also press the Menu button, then select Auto-Adjustment from the OSD Main Menu.
Front Panel Components The monitor buttons are located on the side of the front panel. Front panel buttons on the vs monitor User’s Guide Operating the Monitor 4–5...
Operating the Monitor Front panel buttons on the f monitor 4–6 User’s Guide...
‘ Item Control Menu (Onscreen Display) vs monitor: (Vol up/Plus) f monitor: (VGA/Plus) vs monitor: – (Vol down/Minus) f monitor: /– (DVI/Minus) Auto/Select Power (Headphone jack) User’s Guide Function OSD Menu Active Button closes OSD. (Also closes setting screens on OSD menu.) OSD Menu Active Button navigates up or right browse, and adjusts...
Operating the Monitor Using the Onscreen Display 1. If the monitor is not already on, press the Power switch ( turn on the monitor. 2. To access the OSD menu, press the Menu button ( OSD Main Menu displays. *Auto-Adjustment appears for VGA connections only. **Volume appears for the vs monitors only.
✎ If the buttons remain untouched for 30 seconds (factory default) while displaying a menu, new adjustments and settings, except for brightness and contrast, revert to previous settings, and then the menu closes. Adjusting Monitor Settings The screen adjustments are set in the OSD menus. Two OSD menus are available: ■...
Operating the Monitor Advanced Menu OSD To access the Advanced Menu, press the Menu button again (twice), or select Advanced Menu from the Main Menu. The Advanced Menu Level 1 displays. ✎ After selecting the Advanced Menu from the Main Menu, the Advanced Menu remains the default OSD on subsequent power-ups of the monitor until the Main Menu is selected or factory reset is applied.
Advanced Menu OSD (Continued) Level 1 Language Deutsch Simplified Chinese English Español Français Italiano Nederlands Cancel Save and Return Management Power Saver Power On Recall Mode Display Power On Status Display Sleep Timer Default Video Input (select f monitor models only) Basic Menu Cancel Save and Return...
Operating the Monitor Advanced Menu OSD (Continued) Level 1 Information Current Settings Recommended Settings Serial Number Total Hours Backlight Hours Exit Factory Reset Exit 4–12 Level 2 Level 3 Factory Pre-set User’s Guide...
Selecting the Video Input Connectors The two input connectors are: ■ VGA connector (analog) ■ DVI-D connector (digital) (f monitor, select models only) The monitor automatically determines which inputs have valid video signals and displays the image. The video input can be manually selected through the OSD feature or selected using the monitor buttons by pressing the (Plus) button for VGA input.
Operating the Monitor Identifying Monitor Conditions Special messages display on the monitor screen for the following monitor conditions: ■ Input Signal Out of Range — Indicates the monitor does not support the video input signal because the resolution or refresh rate are set higher than the monitor supports. Set the resolution and refresh rate to the value displayed.
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. See “Using the Auto-Adjustment Function”...
Operating the Monitor Entering User Modes The video controller signal may occasionally require a custom user mode if you are not using a standard graphics adapter or pre-set mode. In this condition, you may need to create a user mode. You can use the OSD to: ■...
Power-Saver Feature When the monitor is in normal operating mode, the Power light is blue 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.
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Solving Common Problems The following table lists possible problems, the possible cause of each problem, and the recommended solutions. Problem Screen is blank. Image appears blurred, indistinct, or too dark. User’s Guide Troubleshooting Possible Cause Power cord is disconnected. Power switch is turned off.
Troubleshooting Problem Possible Cause Image is not Position may need centered. adjustment. “No Connection, Monitor video cable is Check Signal Cable” disconnected. displays on screen. “Out of Range.” Video resolution and refresh rate are set higher than what your monitor supports. A–2 Solution Press the Menu button to...
Using the World Wide Web Before contacting customer service, refer to the HP Technical Support at: http://www.hp.com/support 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 using the troubleshooting tips in this section, you may need to call technical support.
Technical Specifications All specifications represent the typical specifications provided by HP’s component manufacturers; actual performance may vary either higher or lower. HP vs LCD Monitors HP vs LCD Monitor Display Type HP vs15: HP vs17: HP vs19: Viewable Image Size...
Technical Specifications HP vs LCD Monitor (Continued) Dimensions (including base) HP vs15: HP vs17: HP vs19: Maximum Graphics Resolution HP vs15: HP vs17: HP vs19: Text Mode Dot Pitch HP vs15: HP vs17: HP vs19: Horizontal Frequency (analog mode) HP vs15:...
HP vs LCD Monitor (Continued) Power Consumption HP vs15: HP vs17: HP vs19: Sleep Power Consumption HP vs15: HP vs17: HP vs19: Input Terminals User’s Guide <32 watts typical <45 watts typical <45 watts typical <2 watts typical <2 watts typical <2 watts typical...
Technical Specifications HP f LCD Monitors HP f LCD Monitor Display Type HP f1705: HP f1905: Viewable Image Size HP f1705: HP f1905: Tilt Face Treatment Maximum Weight (unpacked) HP f1705: HP f1905: Dimensions (including base) f1705: (minimum height) f1905:...
HP f LCD Monitor (Continued) Vertical Refresh Rate (analog mode) Environmental Requirements Temperature: Operating Temperature Non-operating Temperature Relative Humidity Power Source Power Consumption Sleep Power Consumption Input Terminals User’s Guide 50 to 76 Hz 41 to 95 5 to 35 –4 to 140...
■ HP vs17 supports pre-set modes 1 through 15 ■ HP vs19 supports pre-set modes 1 through 15 ■ HP f1705 supports pre-set modes 1 through 15 ■ HP f1905 supports pre-set modes 1 through 15 Factory Pre-set Video Input Modes Pre-set...
Factory Pre-set Video Input Modes (Continued) Pre-set Pixel Format 1152 x 870 1152 x 900 1280 x 1024 1280 x 1024 *Pre-set not supported for HP vs15 monitor. User’s Guide Technical Specifications Horizontal Frequency (kHz) Frequency (Hz) 68.7 71.7 63.9 80.0...
4.94 ft. (1.5 m) and 12 ft. (3.6 m). If you have questions about the type of power cord to use, contact your HP-authorized 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.
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.
Agency Regulatory Notices Modifications The FCC requires the user to be notified that any changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by Hewlett-Packard Company may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Cables Connections to this device must be made with shielded cables with metallic RFI/EMI connector hoods to maintain compliance with FCC rules and regulations.
Materials Disposal This HP product contains the following materials that might require special handling at end-of-life: ■ Mercury in the fluorescent lamp in the display LCD. ■ Lead in the solder and some component leads. Disposal of this material can be regulated because of environmental considerations.
Agency Regulatory Notices European Union Regulatory Notice This product complies with the following EU Directives: ■ Low Voltage Directive 73/23/EEC ■ EMC Directive 89/336/EEC Compliance with these directives implies conformity to applicable harmonized European standards (European Norms) which are listed on the EU Declaration of Conformity issued by Hewlett-Packard for this product or product family.
Disposal of Waste Equipment by Users in Private Households in the European Union This symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product must not be disposed of with your other household waste. Instead, it is your responsibility to dispose of your waste equipment by handing it over to a designated collection point for the recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment.
Agency Regulatory Notices Japanese Power Cord Notice Korean Notice EPA Energy Star Compliance Products marked with the ENERGY STAR box qualify with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR ® Products with the ENERGY STAR energy, help you save money on utility bills, and help protect the environment.
HP Recycling Program HP offers product end-of-life return programs for HP and other manufacturers’ hardware in several geographic areas. The terms and availability of these programs vary by geography because of differences in regulatory requirements and local customer demand. For information on the HP recycling program, refer to the HP Web site at: http://www.hp.com/recycle...