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HP vf51 User Manual

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  • Page 1: Lcd Monitor

    15-inch LCD Monitor (15-inch Viewable Image) User’s Guide Select Language...
  • Page 2 HP shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for incidental or consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this material. HP assumes no responsibility for the use or reliability of its software on equipment that is not furnishing by HP .
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Selecting Items in the OSD Menu ………………………… 14 Making Adjustments in the OSD Menu …………………… 14 Using the Direct Keys ……………………………………… 20 Troubleshooting ……………………………… 22 LCD Monitor Quality and Pixel Policy for vf51 Monitor ………………………………………… 23 Technical Information …………………………. 24 Monitor Information …………………….…………………...
  • Page 4 Declaration of Conformity …………………………………… 27 FCC Statement ……………………………………………….. 28 Declaration of VCCI Class B Compliance …………………. 28 Notice for Korea (Class B) ………………………………… 28 DOC Statement (Canada Only) …………………………….. 29 Environmental Information ………………………………… 29 ENERGY STAR Compliance ……………………………… 29 TCO 99 Compliance ………………………………………… 30 MAIN PAGE...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    Introduction This latest LCD monitor has a 15-inch active matrix TFT (thin film transistor) liquid crystal display module. It is designed for use with any Windows provides great space savings on your computer desk. Features Important features include: Automatic configuration to the PC video settings with maximum XGA (1024 x 768) resolution. Three control buttons, plus OSD (on-screen display) for easy monitor settings adjustment and configuration with instant feedback.
  • Page 6: For Your Safety

    To optimize your comfort and productivity, it’s important that you set up your work area correctly and use your HP equipment properly. With that in mind, we have developed some setup and use recommendations for you to follow based on established ergonomic principles.
  • Page 7: Installation

    Installation Please follow the instructions in this chapter to install your LCD monitor. Note: Before connecting your monitor, first read through the instructions in this chapter and the safety precautions in the previous chapter. Unpacking the Monitor When you are unpacking the monitor, make sure that you have the following items: The LCD monitor AC power adapter with attached DC power cable A power cord...
  • Page 8: Connecting Your Monitor

    Use the power button located at the lower middle of the front panel of your monitor to turn on and off the monitor. Three control buttons are also located at the lower middle of the front panel of your monitor. Their functions are described below: Button (1) Opens the OSD Main Menu.
  • Page 9 4. Plug the analog video signal cable into the Analog Video Input port on the back of the monitor (as shown above). 5. Connect the other end of the video cable into your computer’s video port. (Please check your computer’s documentation for port location.) Note: For best monitor performance, it is strongly recommended that you use Auto Configuration to automatically configure your monitor’s settings.
  • Page 10: How To Install The Drivers

    How to Install the Drivers The HP monitor comes with driver software that allows 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. Without this software, the monitor settings and display images will not be correct.
  • Page 11: Windows Xp Users

    6. Click the Change button. 7. Select the Specify a Location box. 8. Find and open the vf51.inf file on the CD-ROM disc in the Drivers directory, and click OK. 9. Click Next to install the selected monitor. Windows XP Users NOTE: The procedure for installing the driver for your operating system may vary.
  • Page 12: Using Your Monitor

    Using Your Monitor This chapter contains information about using your LCD monitor. Turning the Monitor On and Off Use the power button located at the lower middle of the front panel of the monitor to turn the monitor on and off. When the monitor is on, the light (LED) near the Power button is illuminated. The light is green when both the monitor and PC are active, and amber when the monitor is in a reduced power mode.
  • Page 13: Tilting The Monitor

    Tilting the Monitor The monitor has a tilt feature that allows you to tilt the monitor back and forth to find the most comfortable viewing position. To tilt the monitor, grasp the sides and push the monitor back or pull it toward you until it is in the desired position.
  • Page 14: Minimizing Power Consumption

    use 60 Hz refresh rate for best performance. The table in the “Video Mode” section shows the image refresh rates supported by the monitor at different screen resolutions. To set the refresh rate with a standard Windows installation, consult your Windows or graphics card documentation.
  • Page 15 Note: If the screen is still dirty, you can dampen the cloth with several drops of distilled water. Make sure the LCD panel is completely dry before you turn the monitor back on. 4. Plug in the monitor. 5. Turn on your PC and monitor. MAIN PAGE...
  • Page 16: Adjusting Your Monitor

    Adjusting Your Monitor This chapter contains information about how to change display settings for your LCD Monitor. It is designed with an On-Screen Display (OSD) menu to help you easily adjust to its optimum performance. Note: You must perform Auto Configuration before making any adjustment. Summary of Control Buttons There are three control buttons located at the lower middle part of the front panel of your monitor: Select: Displays the OSD Main Menu and selects items for user adjustment.
  • Page 17 The following table briefly describes each of the items in the OSD Main Menu. Item Adjusts the horizontal (H) position of the displayed image. The default H POSITION setting of H position is in the middle. Adjusts the vertical (V) position of the displayed image. The default setting V POSITION of V position is in the middle.
  • Page 18: Selecting Items In The Osd Menu

    Selecting Items in the OSD Menu To select a specific item in the OSD Main Menu, or a specific item in the OSD submenu, use the ▲ ▼ Up ( ) and Down ( ) buttons to move to that item, and then select it by pressing the Select button.
  • Page 19 1. Open the OSD Main Menu by pressing the Select button. ▲ 2. Press the Up ( ) or Down ( icon and highlight it. 3. Press the Select button to select it. This will open the CLOCK (or PHASE) bar with the associated numeric value for your adjustment onscreen.
  • Page 20 highlight it. 3. Press the Select button to select it. This will open the COLOR submenu with four options in it: BLUISH, WHITE, REDDISH, and USER RGB SAVE. ▲ 4. Press the Up ( ) or Down ( As you choose an item, the color setting of your display immediately updates to reflect this setting.
  • Page 21: Adjusting Contrast And Brightness

    Adjusting Contrast and Brightness To adjust the contrast (or brightness) of the displayed images, follow the steps below: 1. Open the OSD Main Menu by selecting the Select button. ▲ 2. Press the Up ( ) or Down ( BRIGHTNESS) icon and highlight it. 3.
  • Page 22 You may determine how long the OSD will stay onscreen by selecting the OSD TIMEOUT option. Increase or decrease the OSD display time by pressing the Up ( buttons in the OSD TIMEOUT submenu. The maximum timeout setting is 60 seconds. You may turn on or off the displayed image information by selecting the INFORM ON-OFF option.
  • Page 23 Checking Other Information about Your Monitor There is some useful information available to you with the OSD display. These include BACKLIGHT INFO, SERIAL NUMBER and MODE INFO. BACKLIGHT INFO tells you the total accumulated time the backlight has been turned on. To show this information, follow the steps below: 1.
  • Page 24: Using The Direct Keys

    Choosing Your Native or Preferred Language for the OSD Display There are five language options for the OSD display: English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, and Español. To make your choice, follow the steps below: 1. Open the OSD Main Menu by pressing the Select button. ▲...
  • Page 25 Note: Auto Configuration uses state-of-the-art signal processing algorithms based on the image displayed on your screen. Therefore, you should not change the image on your screen while Auto Configuration is running. Once you have executed Auto Configuration for a particular mode, the monitor will store the new values in its permanent memory.
  • Page 26: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting This chapter contains information about how to troubleshoot your LCD Monitor. If you have tried all of the items listed below, please contact a qualified service technician. A. My monitor doesn’t work, even though the computer appears to work. 1.
  • Page 27: Lcd Monitor Quality And Pixel Policy For Vf51 Monitor

    This is common to all LCD monitors used in products supplied by all vendors and is not specific to the HP P4824A LCD. One or more defective pixels or sub-pixels cause these imperfections.
  • Page 28: Technical Information

    Technical Information This chapter contains technical information about your LCD Monitor. Monitor Information LCD Module 15-in (38.1 cm), active matrix TFT, anti-glare coating, 0.297 mm pixel pitch Display Size 304.1 mm x 228.1 mm Viewing Angle Left/Right -60° ~ 60° Up/Down -55°...
  • Page 29: Video Modes

    Operating 5° ~ 40°C at altitude 0 ~ 2000m Conditions 5° ~ 30°C at altitude 2000 ~ 3000m Temperature 20% ~ 85% RH, non-condensing Humidity 3000m Max. Altitude Storage Conditions -20° ~ 60°C Temperature 5% ~ 95% RH Humidity 10000m Max. Altitude Video Modes Your LCD monitor supports the following industry-standard combinations of screen resolution and...
  • Page 30: Unknown Video Modes

    Unknown Video Modes Like all other monitors, your LCD monitor is designed to work with standard video modes. However, not all video/graphics cards use only standard display modes. Your LCD monitor uses state-of-the-art technology, which is designed to automatically synchronize to any display mode listed in the above table.
  • Page 31: Declaration Of Conformity

    HEWLETT-PACKARD France Manufacturer's address: 5 Avenue Raymond Chanas-Eybens 38053 GRENOBLE Cedex 09 - FRANCE Declares that the product : Product Name HP LCD 15” Monitor Model Name vf51 Product Number P4824** (Where * can be any alphanumeric character or blank)
  • Page 32: Fcc Statement

    HP-shielded cables, such as those you received with your system. Cables used with this monitor must be properly shielded to comply with FCC requirements. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by HP could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
  • Page 33: Doc Statement (Canada Only)

    HP can also take back your old monitor for recycling when it reaches the end of its useful life. HP has a product take-back program in several countries/regions. The collected equipment is sent to one of HP’s recycling facilities in Europe or the USA.
  • Page 34: Tco 99 Compliance

    Congratulations! 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 35 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): Current information regarding TCO'99 approved and labelled products may also be obtained via the Internet, using the address: Environmental requirements Flame retardants...

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