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User's Guide
vf15/vf17, FP15/FP17, L1502/L1702,
f1523/f1723, FP5315/FP7317 Flat
Panel Monitors
Document Part Number: 322638-003
April 2003
This guide provides information on setting up the monitor,
installing drivers, using the on-screen display menu,
troubleshooting and technical specifications.

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  • Page 1 User’s Guide vf15/vf17, FP15/FP17, L1502/L1702, f1523/f1723, FP5315/FP7317 Flat Panel Monitors Document Part Number: 322638-003 April 2003 This guide provides information on setting up the monitor, installing drivers, using the on-screen display menu, troubleshooting and technical specifications.
  • Page 2 © 2003 Hewlett-Packard Develoment Company, L.P. HP, Hewlett Packard, and the Hewlett-Packard logo are trademarks of Hewlett-Packard Company in the U.S. and other countries. Compaq and the Compaq logo are trademarks of Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. in the U.S. and other countries.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    1 Product Features 2 Safety and Maintenance Guidelines Important Safety Information..... . 2–1 Maintenance Guidelines......2–2 Cleaning the Monitor.
  • Page 4 A Troubleshooting Solving Common Problems ..... . . A–1 Using the Worldwide Web......A–2 Preparing to call Technical Support.
  • Page 5: Product Features

    The Flat Panel Display has an active matrix, thin-film transistor (TFT), liquid crystal display (LCD). The monitor features include: vf15, FP15, L1502, f1523, and FP5315 Models ■ 15-inch (38.1 cm) viewable area display. ■ 1024 x 768 resolution, plus full-screen support for lower resolutions.
  • Page 6 European Union CE Directives ❏ Swedish MPR II 1990 ❏ Swedish TCO Display Requirements vf17, FP17, L1702, f1723, and FP7317 Models ■ 17-inch (43.18 cm) viewable area display. ■ 1280 × 1024 native resolution, plus full-screen support for lower resolutions.
  • Page 7 ■ Compliant with the following regulated specifications: ❏ EPA ENERGY STAR ❏ European Union CE Directives ❏ Swedish MPR II 1990 ❏ Swedish TCO Display Requirements User’s Guide Product Features 1–3...
  • Page 8: Safety And Maintenance Guidelines

    Safety and Maintenance Important Safety Information A power cord is included with your monitor. If another cord is used, use only a power source and connection appropriate for this monitor. For information on the correct power cord set to use with your monitor, refer to the “Power Cord Set Requirements”...
  • Page 9: Maintenance Guidelines

    Do not open your monitor cabinet or attempt to service this product yourself. Adjust only those controls that are covered in the operating instructions. If your monitor is not operating properly or has been dropped or damaged, contact your HP authorized dealer, reseller, or service provider. ■...
  • Page 10 ■ Unplug your monitor from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning. If the screen requires additional cleaning, use an antistatic screen cleaner. Ä CAUTION: Do not use benzene, thinner, ammonia, or any other volatile substances to clean your monitor or the screen.
  • Page 11: Cleaning The Monitor

    Safety and Maintenance Guidelines Cleaning the Monitor To clean the monitor, follow these steps: 1. Turn off the monitor and the computer. 2. Dust the monitor by wiping the screen and the cabinet with a soft, clean cloth. If the screen requires additional cleaning, use a clean cloth dampened with isopropyl alcohol.
  • Page 12: Setting Up The Monitor

    Setting Up the Monitor To set up the monitor, ensure that the power is turned off to the monitor, computer system, and other attached devices, then follow the steps below. Installing the Monitor Pedestal To install the monitor pedestal: 1. Place the pedestal plate on your desktop or table and check to be sure the arrow on the underside of the plate is facing forward.
  • Page 13 Setting Up the Monitor 2. Using both hands, position the monitor over the pedestal base and press down firmly to lock the pedestal base in place. When the base locks, it will make a clicking sound. Make sure the pedestal base is securely locked before continuing with the setup.
  • Page 14: Connecting The Monitor

    Connecting the Monitor 1. Place the monitor in a convenient, well-ventilated location near your computer. 2. Connect the monitor signal cable on the back of the monitor to the video connector on the rear panel of the computer. 3. Connect one end of the power cable to the back of the monitor, and the other end to an electrical wall outlet.
  • Page 15 Setting Up the Monitor 4. If your monitor is a multimedia model, connect one end of the audio cable to the back of the monitor, and the other end to the audio connector on the back of the computer. Connecting the Audio Cable 3–4 User’s Guide...
  • Page 16 Setting Up the Monitor 5. Adjust the monitor as needed for your comfort using the monitor’s tilt adjustment capability. Tilting the Monitor Ä CAUTION: Burn-in image damage may occur on monitors that display the same static image on screen for a prolonged period of time.
  • Page 17: Removing The Monitor Base

    Setting Up the Monitor 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 that is easily accessible at all times.
  • Page 18 1. Disconnect and remove the signal and power cables from the back of the monitor. 2. Remove the two screws 1 as shown in the following illustration. Removing the Monitor Base Ä CAUTION: Ensure that the bottom of the monitor base is positioned over a table or desktop before removing the base from the monitor.
  • Page 19: Mounting The Monitor

    Setting Up the Monitor Mounting the Monitor 1. Remove the monitor base. Refer to “Removing the Monior Base” steps in the previous section. After the base is removed from the monitor, four threaded mounting holes are exposed on the monitor back panel to be used for mounting purposes.
  • Page 20: Operating The Monitor

    To install these files on your computer, insert the Software and Reference Library CD in your computer CD-ROM drive. When the CD menu launches, select “Install INF and ICM Files” and follow the on-screen instructions. User’s Guide Operating the Monitor http://www.hp.com/go/support and selecting the 4–1...
  • Page 21: Front Panel Components

    Operating the Monitor Front Panel Components f1523, f1723, FP5315, and FP7317 Monitors ‘ No. Control Speakers (Headphone jack) Menu button – ( Minus button) Plus button) 4–2 Function Audio feature for music, alarms, etc. (multimedia models only) Connects a headphone set to the monitor. Launches the On-Screen Display (OSD) menu and selects functions.
  • Page 22 No. Control (Volume control) Power LED Power Switch FP15, FP17, L1502, L1702, vf15, and vf17 Monitors No. Control Menu button – ( Minus button) User’s Guide Function Controls the volume level of the monitor speakers. Fully powered = Green. Sleep mode = Amber.
  • Page 23: Adjusting Monitor Settings

    Operating the Monitor No. Control Plus button) Power LED Power Switch Adjusting Monitor Settings Use the On-Screen Display (OSD) to adjust the screen image based on your viewing preferences. To access the OSD, do the following: 1. If the monitor is not already on, press the Power switch to turn on the monitor.
  • Page 24: Using The On-Screen Display

    3. To navigate through the OSD Menu, press the + (Plus) button on the monitor’s front panel to scroll up, or the – (Minus) button to scroll in reverse. 4. To select an item from the OSD Menu, use the + or – buttons to scroll to and highlight your selection, then press the Menu button to select that function.
  • Page 25 Operating the Monitor Menu Level 1 Advanced Menu Exit To access the Advanced OSD Menu, press the menu button again, or select Advanced Menu from the Basic OSD Menu. ✎ After selecting the Advanced Menu from the Basic Menu, the Advanced Menu remains the default OSD on subsequent power-ups of the monitor until the Basic Menu is selected or Factory Reset is applied.
  • Page 26 Advanced OSD Menu Levels (Continued) Level 1 Custom Color Cancel Save and Return Language Deutsch English Espanol Francais Italiano Nederlands Cancel Save and Return Management Power Saver Power On Recall Mode Display Sleep Timer Basic Menu Cancel Save and Return OSD Control Horizontal Position Vertical Position...
  • Page 27: Adjusting Screen Quality

    Operating the Monitor Adjusting Screen Quality Allow the monitor to warm up for 20 minutes before performing the following procedures. The Auto-adjustment feature automatically fine-tunes the image quality each time a new video mode is displayed. If additional image quality improvement is desired, run the Auto-Adjust software on the CD and press the –...
  • Page 28: Identifying Monitor Conditions

    ✎ When adjusting the Clock and Clock Phase values, if the monitor images become distorted, continue adjusting the values until the distortion disappears. To restore the factory settings, select Yes from the Factory Reset menu in the on-screen display. Identifying Monitor Conditions Special messages will appear on the monitor screen when identifying the following monitor conditions: ■...
  • Page 29: Sleep Timer Mode

    Operating the Monitor 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.
  • Page 30 9. Press the Menu button to lock in the time chosen. 10. After setting the current time, the highlight automatically skips to Set Sleep Time hours. Repeat steps 6 through 9 to set Sleep Time. 11. If you do not want to set Sleep Time, press the Menu button twice, then select Save and Return to exit the menu.
  • Page 31: Solving Common Problems

    Solving Common Problems The following table lists possible problems, the possible cause of each problem, and the recommended solutions. Problem Screen is blank. User’s Guide Troubleshooting Possible Cause Power cord is disconnected. Power switch is turned off. Video cable is improperly connected.
  • Page 32: Using The Worldwide Web

    Cable” is displayed on screen. “Input Signal Out of Range” is displayed on screen. Using the Worldwide Web Before contacting customer services, refer to the support Web site http://www.hp.com/go/support A–2 Possible Cause Brightness and contrast are too low. Position may need adjustment.
  • Page 33: Preparing To Call Technical Support

    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. Have the following information available when you call: ■ The monitor ■ Monitor model number (on front and back panel) ■...
  • Page 34: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications vf15, FP15, L1502, f1523, and FP5315 Models 15-inch Flat Panel Monitors Display Type Viewable Image Size Tilt Maximum Weight (Unpacked) Dimensions (includes pedestal) Height Depth Width Preferred Mode Text Mode Dot Pitch Horizontal Frequency Vertical Refresh Rate User’s Guide 15.0 inches TFT LCD 15.0-inch diagonal...
  • Page 35 Technical Specifications vf15, FP15, L1502, f1523, and FP5315 Models 15-inch Flat Panel Monitors (Continued) Environmental Requirements Temperature: Operating Temperature Non-operating Temperature Relative Humidity Altitude: Operating Non-operating Power Source Power Consumption Input Terminals B–2 41to 95 --4 to 140 20 to 80% 0 to 12,000 feet 0 to 40,000 feet 100 –- 240 VAC, 50 –...
  • Page 36 FP17, L1702, f1723, and FP7317 Models 17-inch Flat Panel Monitors Display Type Viewable Image Size Tilt Maximum Weight (Unpacked) Dimensions (include pedestal) Height Depth Width Preferred Mode Text Mode Dot Pitch Horizontal Frequency Vertical Refresh Rate Environmental Requirements Temperature:...
  • Page 37: Entering User Modes

    Technical Specifications vf17, FP17, L1702, f1723, and FP7317 Models 17-inch Flat Panel Monitors (Continued) Altitude: Operating Non-operating Power Consumption Input Terminal Entering User Modes The video controller signal may occasionally call for a mode that is not preset if: ■...
  • Page 38 Technical Specifications When the monitor is in the reduced power state, the monitor utilizes less than 2 watts of power. There is a brief warm up period before the monitor returns to its normal operating mode. Refer to your computer manual for instructions on setting energy saver features (sometimes called power management features).
  • Page 39: 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 40: Cables

    Agency Regulatory Notices 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. Declaration of Conformity for Products Marked with FCC Logo, United States Only This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause...
  • Page 41: Canadian Notice

    Canadian Notice This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations. Avis Canadien Cet appareil numérique de la classe B respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada. European Notice Products with the CE Marking comply with both the EMC Directive (89/336/EEC) and the Low Voltage Directive (73/23/EEC) issued by the Commission of the European Community.
  • Page 42: Korean Notice

    Agency Regulatory Notices Korean Notice EPA Energy Star Compliance Monitors that are marked with the Energy Star Logo meet the requirements of the EPA Energy Star program. As an Energy Star Partner, Hewlett Packard Company has determined that this product meets the Energy Star guidelines for energy efficiency. Specific details on using the Energy Saving features can be found in the energy saver or power management section of the computer manual.
  • Page 43 18AWG, 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 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.
  • Page 44 This is common to all LCD displays used in products supplied by all vendors and is not specific to the HP LCD. These imperfections are caused by one or more defective pixels or sub-pixels.
  • Page 45 50 cm (16 in.). HP expects that, over time, the industry will continue to improve its ability to produce LCDs with fewer cosmetic imperfections and HP will adjust guidelines as improvements are made.