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Notational Conventions The following section describes notational conventions used in this document. Notes, Cautions, and Warnings Throughout this guide, blocks of text may be accompanied by an icon. These blocks are notes, cautions, and warnings, and they are used as follows: Å...
HP LCD Monitors The HP LCD (liquid crystal display) monitors have an active matrix, thin-film transistor (TFT) screen. This guide discusses the following models: ■ vp15 LCD Monitor ■ vp17 LCD Monitor ■ vp19 LCD Monitor ■ FP1707 LCD Monitor ■...
Product Features ■ On-screen display (OSD) adjustments for ease of setup and screen optimization (choose English, Simplified Chinese, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, or Japanese) ■ Swiveling monitor, allowing a usable range of motion (select models only) ■ Built-in stereo speakers, front- or rear-facing depending on model ■...
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: Always connect your monitor, the computer, and other equipment to a grounded (earthed) power outlet.
Safety and Maintenance Guidelines Maintenance Guidelines To enhance the performance and extend the life of your monitor: ■ 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 Hewlett-Packard authorized dealer, reseller, or service provider.
Unpacking the Monitor 1. Unpack the monitor. Make sure all contents are included. Store the packing box. 2. Turn off the computer and other attached devices. 3. Determine whether the monitor will be desktop mounted or wall-mounted. See “Installing the Monitor.” 4.
Setting Up the Monitor Unfolding the double-hinged monitor Å WARNING: Do not place the double-hinged monitor face down when you first take it out of the box. The hinge can spring up and cause serious damage. 1. With the monitor still in its flat, folded state, set it screen-side up on a flat surface. 2.
Assembling the cantilever base Ä CAUTION: The screen is fragile. Avoid touching or applying pressure to the LCD screen; doing so can cause damage. 1. Set the monitor screen down on a flat, soft, protected surface. 2. Align the neck with the monitor base. 3.
Setting Up the Monitor Wall-Mounting the Monitor (Mounting Fixture not Supplied) Before you mount the monitor on a wall, a swing arm, or other mounting fixture, you must remove the monitor base and the pedestal. You will need a Phillips screwdriver. Read the following warning and caution statements before beginning the procedure.
Preparing the cantilever-base monitor for wall-mounting 1. Disconnect the power cable and any other cables from the monitor. 2. Remove the monitor base. Refer to “Removing the Monitor Base.” Keep the monitor panel screen down on a flat, soft area. 3.
Setting Up the Monitor Preparing the column-base monitor for wall-mounting 1. Disconnect the power cable and any other cables from the monitor. 2. With the monitor screen face-down on a flat, soft surface, remove the monitor base. Refer to “Removing the Monitor Base.”...
Connecting the VGA (Analog) or DVI-D (Digital) Cable Use a VGA video cable or a DVI-D video cable (provided with select models). To use DVI, you must have a DVI-compliant graphic card. Connectors are located on the back of the monitor. Be sure the computer and monitor are turned off and unplugged.
Setting Up the Monitor Audio and Video Cables and Adapters The following table shows the cable and adapter types that may be required to connect the monitor to the computer, TV, or set-top box. The number and type of cables required may vary by model. Some cables and adapters are included for select models only and may be sold separately.
Connecting the Audio Cable Connect the built-in monitor speakers to the computer by using the audio cable, as shown in the following illustration. Connecting the audio cables—connector locations may vary Connecting the USB Hub Cable Connect the USB hub cable from the computer to the USB In connector on the monitor (select models only have USB capability).
Setting Up the Monitor 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.
Cable Management The HP LCD monitors have either two hooks or two cable tunnels on either side for cable management. Cables can be easily secured and are hidden when viewed from the front. ✎ NOTE: If your monitor has the pivot feature, make sure the cords are set loosely enough so they will not pull and disconnect when the monitor is pivoted.
Setting Up the Monitor Adjusting the Tilt For optimal viewing, adjust the screen tilt to your own preference, as follows: 1. Face the front of the monitor and hold the base so that you do not topple the monitor while changing the tilt. 2.
Adjusting the Swivel (Select Models Only) The HP LCD monitor allows a usable range of motion with the swivel feature. Ä CAUTION: To avoid breakage or other damage, avoid applying pressure to the LCD screen while swiveling it or changing the tilt.
Setting Up the Monitor Pivoting the Monitor (Select Models Only) ✎ NOTE: For full functionality of this pivot feature, the My Display software may need to be installed. See “My Display Software” in the Operating the Monitor chapter for information on how to install this software. Some graphics cards support rotating the image of the display automatically.
Ambient Light Sensor (Select Models Only) An integrated light sensor, on the left front of the monitor, adjusts the LCD backlight output to the current ambient light conditions. By default, the ambient light sensor is on. You manually enable or disable the sensor using the Image Control main menu in the OSD.
Setting Up the Monitor 3–16 User’s Guide...
Refer to the “Driver Software Readme” file on the CD for instructions (in English only). Downloading Updated Drivers from the Internet To download the latest version of drivers and software files from the HP Support site: 1. Refer to: http://www.hp.com/support 2.
4. Follow the onscreen instructions. 5. Restart the computer. To open the My Display software: 1. Click the HP My Display icon on the taskbar. 1. Click the Windows Vista start button™ 2. Click All Programs. 3. Click HP My Display.
Front-Panel Controls Control buttons are located on the front or top of the monitor: Icon Description Power Turns the monitor on and to standby or sleep mode. ✎ NOTE: The power button is located on the top or front of the monitor depending on the model. Menu Opens, selects, or exits the OSD menu.
Operating the Monitor OSD Menu Selections The following table lists the On-Screen Display (OSD) menu selections and their functional descriptions. After changing an OSD menu item, and if the menu screen has these options, you may choose to: ■ Cancel — to return to the previous menu level. ■...
Main Menu Icon Options Color Quick View Language Management User’s Guide Submenu Options Description (Continued) Selects the screen color. The factory default is 6500 K or Custom Color, depending on the model. 9300 K Changes to slightly blueish white. 6500 K Changes to slightly reddish white.
Provides the recommended resolution mode and refresh rate for the monitor. Serial Number Reports the serial number of the monitor. The serial number is needed if contacting HP technical support. Version Reports the firmware version of the monitor. Backlight Hours Reports the total hours of backlight operation.
Selecting Video Input Connectors The input connectors are: ■ VGA connector (analog) ■ DVI-D connector (digital) for select models ■ HDMI connector for select models The monitor automatically determines which inputs have valid video signals, and displays the image. You can connect the VGA cable, the DVI-D cable, or both. If both cables are installed, the default input selection is DVI.
Operating the Monitor Optimizing Analog Video This monitor contains advanced circuitry that allows the monitor to function as a standard analog monitor. Two controls in the OSD menu can be adjusted to improve analog image performance: ■ Clock — Increase or decrease the value to minimize any vertical bars or stripes visible on the screen background.
Keep the original packing box in a storage area. You may need it later if you move or ship your monitor. You may need to detach the monitor base when you ship the HP LCD monitor. Removing the Monitor Base Å...
Preparing the Monitor for Shipping 4. Fold the monitor neck down, and place the monitor and base in the original packing box. Removing the column base 1. Disconnect the power, video, and audio cables from the monitor. 2. Set the monitor screen down on a flat, soft, protected surface. 3.
Folding the Double-Hinged Monitor You don’t have to remove this monitor base for shipping. Fold the double-hinged monitor in its original shipping position. Å WARNING: Do not place the double-hinged monitor face down for folding. The base hinge can spring up and cause serious damage to the user.
Preparing the Monitor for Shipping 5. Pivot the monitor to the portrait position (in the figure, you would be facing the monitor where the straight arrow is). 6. Place the folded monitor, screen-side up, in its original shipping box. 5–4 User’s Guide...
For VGA input, the auto-adjustment feature might fix this problem. Make sure that the graphics card supports the optimal resolution. Make sure that the latest supported driver is installed for the graphics card. For HP and Compaq systems, you can download the latest graphics driver for your system from: http://www.hp.com/support...
Plug and Play. Check with your computer manufacturer. Check the monitor’s video cable, and make sure that none of the pins are bent. Make sure that the HP monitor drivers are installed. Refer to “Installing Drivers” for more information. HP monitor drivers are also available at: http://www.hp.com/support Move electrical devices that may cause electrical interference as far away from the monitor as possible.
All specifications represent the typical specifications provided by HP’s component manufacturers; actual performance may vary either higher or lower. HP LCD Monitors Face treatment: Antiglare polarizer with hard coating (select models only) Input Terminals: ■ VGA 15-pin D-type connector ■ DVI-D 24-pin D-type connector (select models only) ■...
Technical Specifications Specifications (Continued) model vp17 Display Type: Screen Size: Viewable Image Size: Tilt: Maximum Weight (unpacked): Dimensions (including base) (h x w x d): Maximum Graphics Resolution: Optimum Graphics Resolution: Text Mode: Dot Pitch: Horizontal Frequency (analog mode): Vertical Refresh Rate (analog mode): Environmental Requirements Temperature (independent of altitude) Operating Temperature:...
Specifications (Continued) model FP1707 Display Type: Screen Size: Viewable Image Size: Tilt: Maximum Weight (unpacked): Dimensions (including base) (h x w x d): Maximum Graphics Resolution: Optimum Graphics Resolution: Text Mode: Dot Pitch: Horizontal Frequency (analog mode): Vertical Refresh Rate (analog mode): Environmental Requirements Temperature (independent of altitude) Operating Temperature:...
Technical Specifications Specifications (Continued) model w1707 Display Type: Screen Size: Viewable Image Size: Tilt: Maximum Weight (unpacked): Dimensions (including base) (h x w x d): Maximum Graphics Resolution: Optimum Graphics Resolution: Text Mode: Dot Pitch: Horizontal Frequency (analog mode): Vertical Refresh Rate (analog mode):...
Specifications (Continued) model w2007 Display Type: Screen Size: Viewable Image Size: Tilt: Maximum Weight (unpacked): Dimensions (including base) (h x w x d): Maximum Graphics Resolution: Optimum Graphics Resolution: Text Mode: Dot Pitch: Horizontal Frequency (analog mode): Vertical Refresh Rate (analog mode): Environmental Requirements Temperature (independent of altitude) Operating Temperature:...
Technical Specifications Specifications (Continued) model w2408 Display Type: Screen Size: Viewable Image Size: Tilt: Maximum Weight (unpacked): Dimensions (h x w x d) (high position): (low position): Maximum Graphics Resolution: Optimum Graphics Resolution: Text Mode: Dot Pitch: Horizontal Frequency (analog mode): Vertical Refresh Rate (analog mode): Environmental Requirements Temperature (independent of altitude)
1024 x 768 1024 x 768 1152 x 870 1152 x 900 1280 x 1024 1280 x 1024 ■ w1707 supports preset modes 1 through 15 Factory Preset Video Input Modes, w1707 Preset Resolution 640 x 480 640 x 480...
Technical Specifications Factory Preset Video Input Modes, w1707 (Continued) Preset Resolution 1280 x 768 1280 x 960 1280 x 1024 1280 x 1024 1440 x 900 ■ WF1907 and w1907 support preset modes 1 through 16 Factory Preset Video Input Modes, WF1907 and w1907...
■ w2007 supports preset modes 1 through 18 Factory Preset Video Input Modes, w2007 Preset Resolution 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...
Technical Specifications Factory Preset Video Input Modes, w2207 (Continued) Preset Resolution 1280 x 768 1280 x 960 1280 x 1024 1280 x 1024 1440 x 900 1600 x 1000 1680 x 1050 ■ w2408 supports preset modes 1 through 20 Factory Preset Video Input Modes, w2408 Preset Resolution...
We expect that, over time, the industry will continue to improve its ability to produce displays with fewer cosmetic imperfections, and we will adjust guidelines as improvements are made. For more information about your HP LCD Monitor, refer to the HP Web site at: http://www.hp.com/support Power Cord Set Requirements The monitor power supply is provided with Automatic Line Switching (ALS).
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 Materials Disposal This HP product contains mercury in the fluorescent lamp in the display LCD that might require special handling at end-of-life: Disposal of this material can be regulated because of environmental considerations. For disposal or recycling information, contact your local authorities or the Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA) (http://www.eiae.org).
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 User’s Guide...
Agency Regulatory Notices The Table of Toxic and Hazardous Substances/Elements and their Content Management Methods for Controlling Pollution by Electronic Information Products Part Name Lead (Pb) Liquid Crystal Display Panel Chassis/Other O: Indicates that this toxic or hazardous substance contained in all of the homogeneous materials for this part is below the limit requirement in SJ/T11363-2006.