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  • Page 1 SyncMaster 151S/151B/151BM TFT-LCD Monitor User's Manual...
  • Page 2 User’s Manual Index Main Page On-Screen Display Safety Instructions Troubleshooting Notational Check List Power Q & A Installation Self-Test Feature Check Cleaning Other Introduction Specifications Unpacking General Specifications Front PowerSaver Rear Preset Display Modes Setup Information Connecting Your Monitor Service Installing the Monitor Driver Terms —...
  • Page 3: Safety Instructions

    User’s Manual Safety Instructions Notational Warning/Caution Failure to follow directions noted by this symbol could result in bodily harm or damage to equipment. Notation Conventions Prohibited Important to read and understand at all times Do not disassemble Disconnect the plug from the outlet Do not touch Grounding to prevent an electric shock...
  • Page 4 User’s Manual Safety Instructions Power When not used for extended periods of time, set your PC to DPMS. If using a screen saver, set it to the active screen mode. If the size of your monitor is small, or if the same image is present for long periods of time, you may see afterimages due to damage to the flourescent substance on the inside of the TFT-LCD.
  • Page 5 User’s Manual Safety Instructions Power • Disconnect the plug from the outlet during storms or lightening or if it is not used for a long period of time. • Failure to do so may cause an electric shock or fire. •...
  • Page 6 User’s Manual Safety Instructions Installation • Do not cover the vents on the monitor cabinet. • Bad ventilation may cause a breakdown or fire. • Put your monitor in a location with low humidity and a minimum of dust. • An electric shock or fire could result inside the monitor.
  • Page 7 User’s Manual Safety Instructions Installation • Do not place the monitor face down. • The TFT-LCD surface may be damaged.
  • Page 8 User’s Manual Safety Instructions Clean When cleaning the monitor case or the surface of the TFT-LCD, wipe with a slightly moistened, soft fabric. • Do not spray detergent directly on the monitor. • Use the recommended detergent with a smooth cloth. •...
  • Page 9 User’s Manual Safety Instructions Other • Do not remove cover(or back). No user serviceable parts inside. • This may cause an electric shock or a fire. • Refer servicing to qualified service personnel. • If your monitor does not operate normally - in particular, if there are any unusual sounds or smells coming from it - unplug it immediately and contact an authorized deal- er or service.
  • Page 10 User’s Manual 10 Safety Instructions Other • Do not try to move the monitor by pulling on the wire or the signal cable. • This may cause a breakdown, electric shock or a fire due to damage to the cable. •...
  • Page 11 User’s Manual 11 Introduction Unparking • Monitor and Stand • Power Cord SyncMaster 151S/151B • Signal Cable • Audio Cable (SyncMaster 151BM) SyncMaster 151BM • Quick Setup Guide • Warranty Card (Not available in all locations) • Pivot Stand and S/W CD(Option) •...
  • Page 12 User’s Manual 12 Introduction Front SyncMaster 151S/151B SyncMaster 151BM : Use this button to auto adjustment direct access. 1. Auto button : Use this button to Exit the active menu or the OSD. 2. Exit button 3,4. Adjust buttons : These buttons allow you to highlight and adjust items in the menu.
  • Page 13 User’s Manual 13 Introduction Rear (The configuration at the back of the monitor may vary from product to product.) 1. Power port : Connect the power cord for your monitor to the power port on the back of the monitor. 2.
  • Page 14 User’s Manual 14 Setup (SyncMaster 151S/151B) Connecting Your Monitor 1. Connect the power cord for your monitor to the power port on the back of the monitor. Plug the power cord for the monitor into a nearby outlet. 2. Connect the signal cable to the 15-pin, D-sub connector on the back of your monitor.
  • Page 15 User’s Manual 15 Setup Connecting Your Monitor (SyncMaster 151BM) 1. Connect the power cord for your monitor to the power port on the back of the monitor. Plug the power cord for the monitor into a nearby outlet. 2. Connect the signal cable to the 15-pin, D-sub connector on the back of your monitor. 3.
  • Page 16 Follow the directions as appropriate for the operating system you have. Prepare a blank disk and download the driver program file at the Internet web site shown here. • Internet web site : http://www.samsung-monitor.com/(Worldwide) http://www.samsungmonitor.com/ (USA) http://www.sec.co.kr/ (Korea) http://www.samsungmonitor.com.cn/ (China) When you can see the "Digital Signature Not Found"...
  • Page 17 User’s Manual 17 Setup Auto Monitor Installation Guide 1. Insert CD-ROM into the driver. 2. Double Click Setup20.exe file on D:\Win2000. 3. Choose your monitor model in the model list, then click the "OK" button. 4. Click the "Install" button in the Warning Window. 5.
  • Page 18 Follow the directions as appropriate for the operating system you have. Prepare a blank disk and download the driver program file at the Internet web site shown here. • Internet web site : http://www.samsung-monitor.com/(Worldwide) http://www.samsungmonitor.com/ (USA) http://www.sec.co.kr/ (Korea) http://www.samsungmonitor.com.cn/ (China) Using CD-ROM 1.
  • Page 19 User’s Manual 19 Setup ® ® Microsoft Windows Millennium Operating System 1. Click Start,Settings,Control Panel, and then double-click Display. 2. In the Display Properties window, click the Settings tab, and then click Advanced. 3. Click the Monitor tab, and then click Change, Specify the location of the driver, Next. 4.
  • Page 20 User’s Manual 20 Setup ® ® Microsoft Windows NT Operating System 1. Click Start, Settings, Control Panel, and then double-click Display. 2. In Display Registration Information window, click Settings Tab and then click All Display Modes. 3. Select a mode that you wish to use (Resolution, Number of colors and Vertical frequency) and then click OK.
  • Page 21 User’s Manual 21 Setup Installing VESA compliant mounting Removing the base 1 Turn off your monitor and unplug its power cord. 2 Lay the LCD monitor face-down on a flat surface with a cushion beneath it to protect the screen. 3 Remove the four screws and then remove the Stand from the LCD monitor.
  • Page 22 User’s Manual 22 Setup Installing VESA compliant mounting Attaching a base NOTE : This monitor accepts a 75mm x 75mm VESA-compliant mounting interface pad. 1 Rear cover mounting pad 2 Mounting interface pad Align the Mounting Interface Pad with the holes in the Rear Cover Mounting Pad and secure it with the four screws that came with the arm-type base, wall mount hanger or other base.
  • Page 23: On-Screen Display

    User’s Manual 23 On-Screen Display SyncMaster151S/151B SyncMaster151BM Use this button to open the OSD and activate a highlighted menu item. Use these buttons to highlight and adjust items using the On Screen Display. These buttons are also direct access buttons for the brightness (volume: 151BM) feature.
  • Page 24 3. Use the + button to increase the brightness or - button to decrease the brightness. Direct Access Feature : When OSD is not on the screen, Push the + or - button to adjust brightness.(SyncMaster 151S/151B) Contrast Adjust the Contrast. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button.
  • Page 25: Image Lock

    User’s Manual 25 On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust Image Lock Fine Image Lock is used to fine tune and get the best image by removing noises that creates unstable images with jitters and shimmers. If satisfactory results are not obtained using the Fine adjustment, use the Coarse adjustment and then use Fine again.
  • Page 26 User’s Manual 26 On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust H-Position Follow these instructions to change the horizontal position of the monitor's entire display. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the H-Position screen is displayed.
  • Page 27: Geometry Reset

    User’s Manual 27 On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust Reset Geometry Reset Geometry parameters are replaced with the factory default values. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the Reset screen is displayed.
  • Page 28: Color Temperature

    User’s Manual 28 On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust Color Temperature Color temperature is a measure of the "warmth"of the image colors. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the Color Temperature screen is displayed.
  • Page 29 User’s Manual 29 On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust Language Follow these steps to change the language used in the menu. You can choose one of six languages. English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Swedish. Note : The language chosen affects only the language of the OSD.
  • Page 30: Menu Position

    User’s Manual 30 On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust Menu Position H-Position You can change the horizontal position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the H-Menu Position screen is displayed.
  • Page 31: Menu Display Time

    User’s Manual 31 On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust Menu Display Time The menu will automatically turn off if no adjustments are made for a certain time period. You can set the amount of time the menu will wait before it turns off. 1.
  • Page 32: Auto Adjustment

    User’s Manual 32 On-Screen Display Menu How to adjust Auto Adjustment Auto adjustment allows the monitor to self-adjust to the incoming video signal. The values of fine, coarse and position are adjusted automatically. 1. Push the Auto button. To make the automatic adjustment function sharper, execute the 'AUTO' function while the AUTO PATTERN is on.
  • Page 33: Troubleshooting

    User’s Manual 33 Troubleshooting Check List Before calling for service, check the information in this section to see if you can remedy any problems yourself. If you do need assistance, please call the phone number on the warranty card, the phone number on the Information section or contact your dealer.
  • Page 34 User’s Manual 34 Troubleshooting Check List Symptom Check List Solutions Check the monitor configuration to The signal from the video card exceeds The image on the see if it is in Interlace Mode. (Interlace the maximum resolution and frequency screen is shaking. Mode: Vertical frequency 43Hz, of the monitor.
  • Page 35: Video Card

    User’s Manual 35 Troubleshooting Check List Symptom Check List Solutions Is the frequency properly adjusted Adjust the frequency properly by LED is blinking but no when checking the Display Timing on referring to the video card manual and images on the screen. the menu? the Preset Display Modes.
  • Page 36 User’s Manual 36 Troubleshooting Check List Check the following items if there is trouble with the monitor. 1. Check if the power cord and the cable are properly connected to the computer. 2. Check if the computer beeps more than 3 times when booting. (If it does, request an after-service for the main board of the computer.) 3.
  • Page 37 User’s Manual 37 Troubleshooting Q&A Question Answer Frequency can be changed by reconfiguring the video card. How can I change the frequency? Note that video card support can vary, depending on the version of the driver used. (Refer to the computer or the video card manual for details.) Windows 95/98: Set the resolution at the Control Panel, How can I adjust the resolution? Display, Settings.
  • Page 38 User’s Manual 38 Troubleshooting Self-Test Feature Check Your monitor provides a self test feature that allows you to check whether your monitor is functioning properly. Self-Test Feature Check 1. Turn off both your computer and the monitor. 2. Unplug the video cable from the back of the computer. 3.
  • Page 39: Werning Messages

    User’s Manual 39 Troubleshooting Self-Test Feature Check Werning Messages If there is something wrong with the input signal, a message appears on the screen or the screen goes blank although the power indicator LED is still on. The message may indicate that the monitor is out of scan range or that you need to check the signal cable.
  • Page 40: Specifications

    User’s Manual 40 Specifications General General Model Name SyncMaster 151S LCD Panel Size 15.0 inch diagonal Display area 304.1 (H) x 228.1 (V) Pixel Pitch 0.297 (H) x 0.297 (V) Type a-si TFT active matrix Viewing Angle 60/60/50/50(L/R/T/B), Typical Synchronization...
  • Page 41: Power Consumption

    User’s Manual 41 Specifications General Power Consumption 30W (Maximum) Dimensions (WxDxH) / Weight 391.4 x 383.6 x 173 mm / 4.0kg (With Simple Stand) VESA Mounting Interface 75mm x 75mm (for use with Specialty(Arm) Mounting hardware.) Environmental considerations Operating Temperature: 50°F ~ 104°F(10°C ~ 40°C) Humidity: 10% ~ 80%, non-condensing Storage Temperature: -4°F ~113°F (-20°C ~ 45°C)
  • Page 42 User’s Manual 42 Specifications General General Model Name SyncMaster 151B LCD Panel Size 15.0 inch diagonal Display area 304.1 (H) x 228.1 (V) Pixel Pitch 0.297 (H) x 0.297 (V) Type a-si TFT active matrix Viewing Angle 60/60/50/50(L/R/T/B), Typical Synchronization Horizontal 30 ~ 60 kHz Vertical...
  • Page 43 User’s Manual 43 Specifications General Power Consumption 30W (Maximum) Dimensions (WxDxH) / Weight 391.4 x 383.6 x 173 mm / 4.0kgWith Simple Stand) VESA Mounting Interface 75mm x 75mm (for use with Specialty(Arm) Mounting hardware.) Environmental considerations Operating Temperature: 50°F ~ 104°F(10°C ~ 40°C) Humidity: 10% ~ 80%, non-condensing Storage Temperature: -4°F ~113°F (-20°C ~ 45°C)
  • Page 44 User’s Manual 44 Specifications General General Model Name SyncMaster 151BM LCD Panel Size 15.0 inch diagonal Display area 304.1 (H) x 228.1 (V) Pixel Pitch 0.297 (H) x 0.297 (V) Type a-si TFT active matrix Viewing Angle 60/60/50/50(L/R/T/B), Typical Synchronization Horizontal 30 ~ 60 kHz Vertical...
  • Page 45: Audio Specification

    User’s Manual 45 Specifications General Power Consumption 36W (Maximum) Dimensions (WxDxH) / Weight 417.9 x 386.1 x 173 mm / 4.1kg (With Simple Stand) VESA Mounting Interface 75mm x 75mm (for use with Specialty(Arm) Mounting hardware.) Environmental considerations Operating Temperature: 50°F ~ 104°F(10°C ~ 40°C) Humidity: 10% ~ 80%, non-condensing Storage Temperature: -4°F ~113°F (-20°C ~ 45°C)
  • Page 46 Less than 1W Consumption This monitor is EPA ENERGY STAR¢Ácompliant and ENERGY2000 compliant when used with a computer equipped with VESA DPMS functionality. As an ENERGY STAR¢ÁPartner, SAMSUNG has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR¢Águidelines for energy efficiency.
  • Page 47: Horizontal Frequency

    User’s Manual 47 Specifications Preset Timing Modes If the signal transferred from the computer is the same as the following Preset Timing Modes, the screen will be adjusted automatically. However, if the signal differs, the screen may go blank while the power LED is on. Refer to the video card manual and adjust the screen as follows.
  • Page 48 Fax. : (973)601-6001 UK : • CANADA : Samsung Electronics (UK) Ltd. Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. Samsung House, 225 Hook Rise South 7037 Financial Drive Surbiton, Surrey KT6 7LD Mississauga, Ontario L5N 6R3 Tel. : (0181) 391 0168 Tel. : 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864) Fax.
  • Page 49 User’s Manual 49 Information Terms • Dot Pitch The image on a monitor is composed of red, green and blue dots. The closer the dots, the higher the resolution. The distance between two dots of the same color is called the 'Dot Pitch'. Unit: mm •...
  • Page 50: User Instructions

    (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. The party responsible for product compliance: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD America QA Lab of Samsung 85 West Tasman Drive San Jose, CA 95134 USA Tel) 408-544-5124 Fax) 408-544-5191 Provided with this monitor is a detachable power supply cord with IEC320 style terminations.
  • Page 51 User’s Manual 51 Information Regulatory • IC Compliance Notice This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations of ICES-003. Cet appareil Numérique de classe Brespecte toutes les exigences du R?glemont ICES-003 sur les équipements produisant des interférences au Canada. •...
  • Page 52: What Does Labelling Involve

    User’s Manual 52 Information Regulatory • TCO'95-Ecological requirements for personal computers (TCO applied model only) AB general requirements AB2 Written Eco-document acompanying the products Congratulations! You have just purchased a TCO'95 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 to the further development of environmentally-adapted electronic products.
  • Page 53: Environmental Requirements

    User’s Manual 53 Information Regulatory What does labelling involve?(continue) TCO Development Unit 1996-11-29 On the page this folder you will find a brief summary of the environmental requirements met by this product. The complere environmental criteria document may be ordered from: TCO Development Unit S-11494 Stockholm Sweden...
  • Page 54 User’s Manual 54 Information Regulatory • TCO'99-Ecological requirements for personal computers (TCO applied model only) 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 55 User’s Manual 55 Information Regulatory 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/ Medical Requirement Classifications: In accordance with UL 2601-1/IEC 60601-1, the product is cssified as Continuous duty Class I equipment, which is not protected against ingress of liquids.
  • Page 56: Flame Retardants

    User’s Manual 56 Information Regulatory Environmental requirements Flame retardants Flame retardants are present in printed circuit boards, cables, wires, casings and housings. Their purpose is to prevent, or at least to delay the spread of fire. Up to 30% of the plastic in a computer casing can consist of flame retardant substances.
  • Page 57: Natural Color

    The Natural Color S/W is the very solution for this problem. It is a color administration system developed by Samsung Electronics in association with Korea Electronics & Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI). This system is available only for Samsung monitors and makes the color of the images on the monitor the same as the printed or scanned images.
  • Page 58 User’s Manual 58 Information For Better Display Adjust computer resolution and screen injection rate (refresh rate) in control panel of computer as described below to enjoy the best quality of picture. You can have an uneven quality of picture in the screen if the best quality of picture is not provided in TFT-LCD.
  • Page 59 Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is strictly forbidden. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. 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.