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HP Series v72 User Manual

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User's Guide
Color Monitor Series
v72

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  • Page 1 User’s Guide Color Monitor Series...
  • Page 2 The warranties for HP products are set forth in the express limited warranty statements accompanying such products. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    1 Introduction Kit Contents ......1–1 2 Safety and Maintenance Guidelines Safety Guidelines ......2–1 Power Requirements .
  • Page 4 A Troubleshooting Solving Common Problems ....A–1 Using the World Wide Web ....A–4 Preparing to Call Technical Support .
  • Page 5: Introduction

    Your microprocessor-based, digitally controlled color monitor is a high-performance and easy-to-use product. It employs the latest on-screen menu technology. Kit Contents The monitor kit contains: ■ CRT monitor ■ Monitor Base (pre-installed on select models) ■ AC power cord (select models) ■...
  • Page 6 Introduction 1–2 User’s Guide...
  • Page 7: Safety And Maintenance Guidelines

    Safety and Maintenance Safety Guidelines Power Requirements Refer to the “Power Cord Set Requirements” on page C–4 for information on the correct power cord set for this device. Important Safety Information Å WARNING: To reduce the risk of electric shock or damage to your equipment, do not disable the power cord grounding feature.
  • Page 8: Maintenance Guidelines

    Safety and Maintenance Guidelines Maintenance Guidelines To enhance the performance and extend the life of your monitor, follow these guidelines: ■ 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, first unplug from power outlet, then contact your Hewlett-Packard authorized dealer, reseller, or service provider.
  • Page 9 ■ 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 place plants on top of your monitor. Water or dirt from the plant may get into the vents.
  • Page 10: Removing The Monitor Base

    Safety and Maintenance Guidelines Removing the Monitor Base In the event that you need to disassemble the base from the monitor, follow these instructions: 1. If you must remove the base attachment, release the catch and slide the base toward the back of your monitor. 2.
  • Page 11: Installation

    Monitor Base Installation On some monitors, the base must be attached prior to monitor installation. If you need to attach the base, follow these steps: 1. Align the hooks on the base with the sockets on the bottom of the monitor and attach the base. User’s Guide Installation 3–1...
  • Page 12: Monitor Installation

    Installation 2. Push the base toward the front of the monitor until it stops. Monitor Installation Before installing your monitor, place it in a convenient, well-ventilated location near your computer. 1. Turn off the power to your computer and other peripheral devices.
  • Page 13 3. Connect the power cord 2 to the back of the monitor, then connect the power cord to a power outlet. 4. Power on your computer and monitor. If your monitor fails to function properly, refer to Appendix A, “Troubleshooting.” 5.
  • Page 14 Installation 3–4 User’s Guide...
  • Page 15: Operation

    4–2 and choose the steps for your operating system. 3. To get the latest .INF and .ICM files, download them from the HP Web site. Access http://www.hp.com and follow the links to the Support page for monitors to download the appropriate files.
  • Page 16: Installing Drivers

    Operation Installing Drivers The HP monitor comes with driver software allowing you to take advantage of the Plug and Play feature of the Windows Me, Windows 2000, or Windows XP operating system. This software enables the computer to communicate with the monitor and use all the monitor features.
  • Page 17: Windows Me Users

    Windows Me users The procedure for installing the driver for your operating system may vary. To install the driver for the v72 monitor: 1. Click Start, select Settings, and then click Control Panel. 2. Double-click Display. 3. Click the Settings tab. 4.
  • Page 18 Operation 8. Click Properties. 9. Select the Driver tab. 10. Click Update Driver. 11. Select the Install from a list or specific location box, and then click Next. 12. Select the Don’t search box, and then click Next. 13. Click Have Disk. 14.
  • Page 19: Front Panel Controls

    Front Panel Controls Item Icon User’s Guide Front Panel Controls Name Function Select Launches on-screen displays, selects functions and adjustments, and exits menus and On-Screen Display. Left Adjustment Moves backward through menu options or decreases adjustment levels. Right Adjustment Moves forward through menu options or increases adjustment levels.
  • Page 20: On-screen Display

    Operation On-Screen Display The On-Screen Display (OSD) adjusts 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 button to turn on the monitor. 2.
  • Page 21: On-screen Display Functions

    On-Screen Display Functions Use the Right-Adjustment and Left-Adjustment buttons found on the front control panel of your monitor to adjust these functions. On-Screen Display Icons and Functions Icon Function Contrast Brightness Horizontal Position Horizontal Size Vertical Position Vertical Size Pincushion Trapezoid Pin Balance User’s Guide...
  • Page 22 Operation On-Screen Display Icons and Functions (Continued) Icon Function Parallelo- gram Tilt (Rotation) Degauss Color Temp Reset Exit 4–8 Description This control corrects the tilted vertical edges of the image on both sides of the screen that are in the same direction. Right-Adjustment tilts the sides of the image to the right and Left-Adjustment tilts the sides of the image to the left.
  • Page 23: Monitor Messages

    Monitor Messages No Signal Message If a “No Signal” message displays on your monitor, check to be sure your video cable is properly connected and ensure that your computer is powered on. User’s Guide Operation 4–9...
  • Page 24: Out Of Frequency Range Message

    Operation Out of Frequency Range Message If an “Out of Frequency Range” message displays on your monitor, your video resolution and/or refresh rate are set higher than the levels your monitor supports. To change the video resolution or refresh rate on your monitor, follow these steps: 1.
  • Page 25: Using The Energy Saver Mode

    Using the Energy Saver Mode Your monitor is designed to meet strict Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Energy Star consumption. Using a combination of hardware and software functions, this energy-saving feature allows your computer to control your monitor’s power consumption and reduce your monitor’s power state when not in use.
  • Page 26 Operation 4–12 User’s Guide...
  • Page 27: 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. Image appears blurred, indistinct, or too dark. User’s Guide Troubleshooting Possible Cause Power cord is disconnected. Power switch is off. Video cable is improperly connected.
  • Page 28 Troubleshooting Problem Color is abnormal. Image is too large or too small. Image is not centered. A–2 (Continued) Possible Cause A magnetic object may be nearby. Monitor may have been moved or inadvertently bumped. Horizontal width may need adjustment. Vertical height may need adjustment.
  • Page 29 Problem “No Signal” is displayed on screen. “Out of Frequency” is displayed on screen. Monitor is overheating. User’s Guide (Continued) Possible Cause Monitor video cable is disconnected. Video resolution and/or refresh rate are set higher than what your monitor supports. There is not enough air space to allow proper ventilation.
  • Page 30: Using The World Wide Web

    Troubleshooting Using the World Wide Web Before contacting customer services, refer to the support Web site at: http://www.hp.com 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: ■...
  • Page 31: B Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications v72 Series Monitor Screen Size Dot Pitch Display Area Default Display Colors Display Resolutions 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 480 720 x 400 800 x 600 800 x 600 1024 x 768 1024 x 768 1280 x 1024 Synchronization (Horizontal) Synchronization (Vertical)
  • Page 32 Technical Specifications Inrush Current Power Consumption Dimension (W x H x D) Unpacked w/attached base Weight Operating Temperature Storage Temperature Humidity Altitude TCO’99 MPRII Plug and Play B–2 (Continued) 30 amps @ 120V 60 amps @ 220V 100 W (Max.) 16.6 x 17 x 17.5 inches (maximum) 410 x 432 x 445 mm (maximum) 38 lb Max.
  • Page 33: 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 34: 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 35: Avis Canadien

    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 36: Epa Energy Star Compliance

    (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 37: D Tco'99 Requirements

    TCO‘99 Requirements You have just purchased a TCO’99 approved and labelled product. Your choice has provided you with a product developed for professional use. Your purchase has also contributed to reducing the burden on the environment and also to the further development of environmentally adapted electronics products.
  • Page 38: What Does Labelling Involve

    TCO‘99 Requirements There are also other characteristics of a computer, such as energy consumption levels, that are important from the viewpoints of both the work (internal) and natural (external) environments. Since all methods of electricity generation have a negative effect on the environment (for example, acidic and climate-influencing emissions, radioactive waste), it is vital to save energy.
  • Page 39: Environmental Requirements

    Below you will find a brief summary of the environmental requirements met by this product. The complete environmental criteria document may be ordered from: TCO Development SE-114 94 Stockholm, Sweden Fax: +46 8 782 92 07 Email (Internet): development@tco.se Current information regarding TCO’99 approved and labelled products may also be obtained via the Internet, using the address: http://www.tco-info.com Environmental Requirements...
  • Page 40: Cadmium

    TCO‘99 Requirements Cadmium Cadmium is present in rechargeable batteries and in the color-generating layers of certain computer displays. Cadmium damages the nervous system and is toxic in high doses. The relevant TCO’99 requirement states that batteries, the color-generating layers of display screens and the electrical or electronics components must not contain any cadmium.
  • Page 41: Lead

    Lead Lead can be found in picture tubes, display screens, solders and capacitors. Lead damages the nervous system and in higher doses, causes lead poisoning. The relevant TCO´99 requirement permits the inclusion of lead since no replacement has yet been developed.
  • Page 42 D–6 User’s Guide...

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