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User Guide

HP LP2065 20" and
HP LP2465 24" LCD Monitors
Document Part Number: 397376-002
January 2006
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 Guide

    User Guide HP LP2065 20” and HP LP2465 24” LCD Monitors Document Part Number: 397376-002 January 2006 This guide provides information on setting up the monitor, installing drivers, using the on-screen display menu, troubleshooting and technical specifications.
  • Page 2 © 2006 Hewlett-Packard Development 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 HP LP2065 and LP2465......1–1 2 Safety and Maintenance Guidelines Important Safety Information..... . 2–1 Maintenance Guidelines.
  • Page 4 Sleep Timer Mode ......4–17 HP Display LiteSaver......4–19 Installing the HP Display LiteSaver Software.
  • Page 5 Materials Disposal ......C–3 Canadian Notice ....... . C–3 Avis Canadien .
  • Page 6 Contents User Guide...
  • Page 7: Product Features

    The flat panel monitors have an active matrix, thin-film transistor (TFT), liquid crystal display (LCD). The monitor features include: ■ HP LP2065 model, large 20.1-inch (51 cm) viewable area display with 1600 × 1200 resolution, plus full-screen support for lower resolutions. ■...
  • Page 8 On-Screen Display (OSD) adjustments in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish for ease of set-up and screen optimization. ■ Software and documentation CD that includes HP Display Assistant, Pivot Pro software, monitor driver software, and product documentation. ■...
  • Page 9: 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 10: 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 11: Cleaning The Monitor

    ■ Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for ventilation. These openings must not be blocked or covered. Never push objects of any kind into cabinet slots or other openings. ■ Do not drop your monitor or place it on an unstable surface. ■...
  • Page 12 Safety and Maintenance Guidelines 2–4 User Guide...
  • Page 13: 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 instructions below. ✎ Be sure the master power switch, located on the rear panel of the monitor, is in the off position.
  • Page 14 Setting Up the Monitor 2. Press down firmly on the monitor to lock the pedestal base in place. When the base locks, it will make a clicking sound. Inserting the Monitor into the Pedestal Base ✎ Be sure the pedestal base is securely locked before continuing with the setup.
  • Page 15: Rear Components

    Rear Components Rear Components Component Cable Lock Provision Master Power Switch AC Power Connector DVI-I Connectors USB Upstream Connector User Guide Function Provides slot for use with cable security locks. Turns off all power to the monitor. Connects the AC power cord to the monitor. Connects the DVI-I to VGA signal cable or DVI-D signal cable to the monitor.
  • Page 16: Selecting The Signal Connectors And Cables

    Setting Up the Monitor Component USB Downstream Connectors USB Downstream Connectors (side panel) Selecting the Signal Connectors and Cables The monitor features two DVI-I connectors capable of supporting either analog or digital input. The video mode supported by the DVI-I connector is determined by the video cable used.
  • Page 17 Setting Up the Monitor Connecting the DVI-I to VGA Signal Cable Connecting the DVI-D Signal Cable User Guide 3–5...
  • Page 18: Connecting The Monitor

    Setting Up the Monitor Connecting the Monitor 1. Place the monitor in a convenient, well-ventilated location near your computer. 2. Connect one end of the USB hub cable to the USB connector on the rear panel of the computer, and the other end to the upstream USB connector on the monitor.
  • Page 19 3. Connect one end of the power cable to the AC power connector on the back of the monitor, and the other end to an electrical wall outlet. Connecting the Power Cable 4. Place the cables through the cable management channel on the back of the monitor base.
  • Page 20 Setting Up the Monitor 5. Adjust the monitor as needed for your comfort using the monitor’s tilt, swivel, height, and pivot adjustment capabilities. Tilting the Monitor ✎ The 24” model has a tilt range of -5 to +25 degrees. 3–8 User Guide...
  • Page 21 Setting Up the Monitor Swiveling the Monitor Adjusting the Height User Guide 3–9...
  • Page 22 Setting Up the Monitor ✎ You can change your monitor’s viewing position to portrait. To rotate your display and view information on your screen in portrait mode, you will need to install the Pivot software included on the software and documentation CD. Pivoting the Monitor (20”...
  • Page 23: Connecting Usb Devices

    Connecting USB Devices The monitor provides four USB connectors, two on the side panel and two on the rear panel, used to connect devices such as a digital camera, USB keyboard, or USB mouse. ✎ You must connect the USB hub cable from the monitor to the computer to enable the USB 2.0 ports on the monitor.
  • Page 24: Using The Accessory Rails

    Using the Accessory Rails The monitor features accessory rails on the rear that may be used to mount optional devices, such as the HP speaker bar, to attach to the LCD. Refer to the documentation included with your optional device for detailed mounting instructions.
  • Page 25: Removing The Monitor Pedestal

    Removing the Monitor Pedestal You can remove the monitor pedestal to mount the monitor on a wall, a swing arm, or other mounting fixture. Ä CAUTION: Before beginning to disassemble the monitor, be sure the monitor is turned off and the power and signal cables are both disconnected.
  • Page 26: Mounting The Monitor

    Setting Up the Monitor Mounting the Monitor 1. Remove the monitor pedestal base. Refer to “Removing the Monitor Pedestal” steps in the previous section. Ä CAUTION: This monitor supports the VESA industry standard 100mm mounting holes. To attach a third party mounting solution to the monitor, four 4mm, 0.7 pitch, and 10mm long screws are required (not provided with the monitor).
  • Page 27 3. Mount the HP Flat Panel Monitor Quick Release to a swing arm or other mounting fixture using the four screws removed with the Quick Release in the previous step. Installing the Quick Release Ä CAUTION: The Quick Release can also be installed directly to a wall to mount the monitor panel.
  • Page 28 Setting Up the Monitor 4. Insert the monitor into the Quick Release, and then press down firmly on the monitor to lock it in place. When the Quick Release locks, it will make a clicking sound. Inserting the Monitor Panel into the Quick Release 3–16 User Guide...
  • Page 29: Locating The Rating Labels

    The rating labels on the monitor provide the spare part number, product number, and serial number. You may need these numbers when contacting HP about your monitor model. The rating labels are located on the rear panel of the monitor display head.
  • Page 30 Setting Up the Monitor 3–18 User Guide...
  • Page 31: Operating The Monitor

    ✎ If the monitor does not include a CD, the .INF and .ICM files can be downloaded from the HP monitors support Web site. See “Downloading from the Worldwide Web” in this chapter. The Information File The .INF file defines monitor resources used by Microsoft Windows operating systems to ensure monitor compatibility with the computer’s graphics adapter.
  • Page 32: The Image Color Matching File

    Operating the Monitor monitor connects directly to the graphics card. Plug and Play does not work through separate BNC type connectors or through distribution buffers/boxes. The Image Color Matching File The .ICM files are data files that are used in conjunction with graphics programs to provide consistent color matching from monitor screen to printer, or from scanner to monitor screen.
  • Page 33: Downloading From The Worldwide Web

    Refer to the Monitor Driver Software Readme file on the Downloading from the Worldwide Web To download the latest version of .INF and .ICM files from the HP monitors support Web site: 1. Refer to region. 2. Follow the links for your monitor to the support page and download page.
  • Page 34 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 button on the monitor front panel. ❏ You can also press the Menu/Select button, then select Auto-Adjustment from the OSD Main Menu.
  • Page 35: Front Panel Controls

    Front Panel Controls ‘ Control Menu/Select – ( Minus)/Auto (Plus) Input Select Power LED Power User Guide Function Opens, selects or exits the OSD menu. • Navigates backward through the OSD menu and decreases adjustment levels. • When the OSD menu is inactive, activates the auto adjustment feature to optimize the screen image.
  • Page 36: Adjusting The Monitor Settings

    Operating the Monitor Adjusting the Monitor Settings The monitor settings can be adjusted from the On-Screen Display (OSD) menu or the HP Display Assistant utility. Using the On-Screen Display Use the On-Screen Display (OSD) to adjust the screen image based on your viewing preferences. To access the OSD, do the following: 1.
  • Page 37: Osd Menu Table

    4. To select an item from the OSD Menu, use the + or – buttons to scroll to and highlight your selection, then press the Menu/Select button to select that function. 5. Adjust the item using the + or – buttons on the front panel to adjust the scale.
  • Page 38: Osd Menu

    Operating the Monitor Icon Main Menu Submenu Description Brightness Contrast Image Control 4–8 OSD Menu Adjusts the brightness level of the screen. The factory default range is 90. Adjustable Adjusts the contrast level of scale the screen. The factory default range is 80. Adjusts the screen image Auto Automatically adjusts the...
  • Page 39 Icon Main Menu Submenu Description User Guide OSD Menu Custom Selects the method on how Scaling displayed information on the monitor will be formatted. Select: • Fill to Screen - Image fills the entire screen and may look distorted or elongated because of non-proportional scaling of height and width.
  • Page 40 Operating the Monitor Icon Main Menu Submenu Color 4–10 OSD Menu Description Clock Minimizes any vertical bars or strips visible on the screen background. Adjusting the Clock will also change the horizontal screen image. Clock Phase Adjusts the focus of the display.
  • Page 41 Icon Main Menu Submenu Description Language Management User Guide OSD Menu Selects the language in which the OSD menu is displayed. The factory default is English. Selects the power management features of the monitor. Power Saver Enables the power saving feature.
  • Page 42 Operating the Monitor Icon Main Menu Submenu Description OSD Control 4–12 OSD Menu Power-On Displays the operating status Status Display of the monitor each time the monitor is powered on. Select: • On • Off The factory default is Off. Sleep Timer Provides the timer adjustment menu options:...
  • Page 43 Provides the current input Settings video mode. Recommended Provides the recommended Settings resolution mode and refresh rate for your monitor. Serial Number Reports the serial number of the monitor. The serial number is needed if contacting HP technical support. Operating the Monitor 4–13...
  • Page 44: Optimizing Digital Conversion

    Operating the Monitor Icon Main Menu Submenu Description Video Input Control Factory Reset Exit Optimizing Digital Conversion This monitor contains advanced circuitry that allows the flat panel screen to function like a standard monitor. Two controls in the on-screen display can be adjusted to improve image performance: Clock and Clock Phase.
  • Page 45: Using The Hp Display Assistant Utility

    Factory Reset menu in the on-screen display. Using the HP Display Assistant Utility HP Display Assistant (included on the software and documentation CD) is a software utility that guides you through the tuning process with easy to understand instructions and background patterns designed for each monitor control.
  • Page 46: Identifying Monitor Conditions

    ■ Input Signal Out of Range— Change resolution setting to 1600 x 1200 - 60Hz (HP LP2065 20” Model) or 1920 x 1200 - 60 Hz (HP LP2465 24” Model) — Indicates the monitor does not support the input signal because the resolution and/or refresh rate are set higher than the monitor supports.
  • Page 47: Sleep Timer Mode

    ■ Multiple Inputs are Active— Use the OSD to select the desired video input— Indicates the monitor is connected to two video inputs. The monitor is trying to display both inputs, but after 10 seconds the monitor uses the default signal input.
  • Page 48 Operating the Monitor ■ Sleep Now To set the timer: 1. Press the Menu button on the monitor front panel to display the Advanced Menu. 2. Scroll down and highlight Management. 3. Press the Menu button to select Management. 4. Scroll down and highlight and select Sleep Timer > Set Current Time.
  • Page 49: Hp Display Litesaver

    HP Display LiteSaver HP Display LiteSaver is a software application, available on the CD, that increases monitor life and saves energy. It allows you to place your monitor into its low power sleep mode at predefined times by shutting down or reducing power to most internal circuits.
  • Page 50 Operating the Monitor 4. Select the following options to configure the HP Display LiteSaver features: Configure Options Enable Display LiteSaver Display Off Display On Activity Extension Show 1 minute Display Off Notice Status 4–20 Function Enables the HP Display LiteSaver functions;...
  • Page 51: Srgb Support

    Configure Options Cancel Help Exit View “HP Display LiteSaver Readme” on the CD for additional information on how to configure the HP Display LiteSaver. sRGB Support The monitor is designed to support sRGB for color management, which adapts to the color standards used in the image technology industry.
  • Page 52: Changing The Color Temperature

    Operating the Monitor Changing the Color Temperature 1. Press the Menu button on the front panel of the monitor to launch the Main Menu of the OSD. 2. Select Advanced Menu to access all options in the Main Menu. 3. Select Color to display the Color Temperature menu. 4.
  • Page 53 5. To activate a color profile for your monitor, you must set it as the Default Monitor Profile. Select “sRGB Color Space Profile,” then click Set as Default button. 6. Click Apply or OK. User Guide Operating the Monitor 4–23...
  • Page 54 Operating the Monitor 4–24 User Guide...
  • Page 55: 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 Guide Troubleshooting Possible Cause Power cord is disconnected. Power switch on front panel of the monitor is turned off.
  • Page 56 “Check Video Cable” is displayed on screen. “Out of Range. Set Monitor to 1600 x 1200 @ 60Hz” is displayed on screen. (HP LP2065 20” Model) A–2 Possible Cause Brightness and contrast are too low. Position may need adjustment.
  • Page 57 For example, if the Display Off time is set to 5 minutes from the current time and the Activity Extension is set to 10 minutes, the HP Display LiteSaver will not actually turn off the display until 10 minutes of inactivity has...
  • Page 58: Using The Worldwide Web

    The monitor’s power saving control is disabled. Solution Confirm that the HP Display LiteSaver is compatible with your system. 1. Right-click on the HP Display LiteSaver icon in the system tray. 2. Select “Power Off Display”...
  • Page 59: 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 ■...
  • Page 60 Troubleshooting A–6 User Guide...
  • Page 61: B Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications ✎ All performance specifications are provided by the component manufacturers. Performance specifications represent the highest specification of all HP’s component manufacturers’ typical level specifications for performance and actual performance may vary either higher or lower. LP2065 Model Display...
  • Page 62 Technical Specifications LP2065 Specifications (Continued) Maximum Graphic Resolution Text Mode Dot Pitch Horizontal Frequency Vertical Refresh Rate Environmental Requirements Temperature: Operating Temperature Storage Temperature Relative Humidity Power Source Altitude: Operating Storage Power Consumption (maximum) Input Terminal B–2 1600 x 1200 (75 Hz) analog input 1600 x 1200 (60 Hz) digital input 720 x 400 0.258 (H) x 0.258 (W) mm...
  • Page 63: Lp2465 Model

    LP2465 Model Display Type Viewable Image Size Tilt Swivel Maximum Weight (Unpacked) Dimensions (include base) Height Depth Width Maximum Graphic Resolution Text Mode Dot Pitch Horizontal Frequency Vertical Refresh Rate Environmental Requirements Temperature: Operating Temperature Storage Temperature User Guide LP2465 Specifications 24 inches TFT LCD 24-inch diagonal...
  • Page 64: Recognizing Preset Display Resolutions

    Technical Specifications LP2465 Specifications (Continued) Relative Humidity Power Source Altitude: Operating Storage Power Consumption (maximum) Input Terminal Recognizing Preset Display Resolutions The display resolutions listed below are the most commonly used modes and are set as factory defaults. This monitor automatically recognizes these preset modes and they will appear properly sized and centered on the screen.
  • Page 65: Lp2065 Model

    LP2065 Model Factory Preset Display Modes Preset Pixel Format 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 480 720 x 400 800 x 600 800 x 600 832 x 624 1024 x 768 1024 x 768 1024 x 768 1152 x 870 1152 x 900 1280 x 960 1280 x 1024...
  • Page 66: Lp2465 Model

    Technical Specifications LP2465 Model Factory Preset Display Modes Preset Pixel Format 640 x 480 640 x 480 720 x 400 800 x 600 800 x 600 832 x 624 1024 x 768 1024 x 768 1024 x 768 1152 x 720 1152 x 870 1152 x 900 1280 x 768...
  • Page 67: Entering User Modes

    Factory Preset Display Modes (Continued) Preset Pixel Format 1600 x 1200 1680 x 1050 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1200 1920 x 1200 * For analog inputs only. Entering User Modes The video controller signal may occasionally call for a mode that is not preset if: ■...
  • Page 68: Energy Saver Feature

    Technical Specifications Energy Saver Feature When the monitor is in its normal operating mode, the monitor uses less than 55 watts of power and the Power light is green. The monitor also supports a reduced power state. The reduced power state will be entered into if the monitor detects the absence of either the horizontal sync signal and/or the vertical sync signal.
  • Page 69: 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 70: Modifications

    For questions regarding your product, contact: 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...
  • Page 71: Materials Disposal

    To identify this product, refer to the Part, Series, or Model number found on the product. 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.
  • Page 72: Disposal Of Waste Equipment By Users In Private Household In The European Union

    Agency Regulatory Notices 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. This compliance is indicated by the following conformity marking placed on the product: This marking is valid for non-Telecom products and EU...
  • Page 73: Japanese Notice

    Japanese Notice Korean Notice Power Cord Set Requirements The monitor power supply is provided with Automatic Line Switching (ALS). This feature allows the monitor to operate on input voltages between 100-120V or 200-240V. The power cord set (flexible cord or wall plug) received with the monitor meets the requirements for use in the country where you purchased the equipment.
  • Page 74: Japanese Power Cord Requirements

    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 75: D Lcd Monitor Quality

    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 76 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.

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