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Asus AGP-V2740 User Manual

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3D Multimedia Accelerator
Hardware & Video Drivers



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  • Page 1 AGP-V2740 Series 3D Multimedia Accelerator USER’S MANUAL Hardware & Video Drivers AGP-V2740 & AGP-V2740TV...
  • Page 2 Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.
  • Page 3: Asus Contact Information

    WWW: FTP: ASUS COMPUTER GmbH Marketing Address: Harkort Str. 25, 40880 Ratingen, BRD, Germany Telephone: 49-2102-445011 Fax: 49-2102-442066 Email: Technical Support Hotline: 49-2102-499712 BBS: 49-2102-448690 Email: WWW: FTP: ASUS AGP-V2740 Series User’s Manual...
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  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS I. Introduction ..................7 Item Checklist .................. 7 Features .................... 7 ASUS AGP-V2740 Series Layout ........... 8 II. Hardware Installation ..............9 AGP-V2740TV Connection Examples ..........9 Installation Procedures ............. 10 New Systems ..............10 Systems with Existing VGA Card ........10 III.
  • Page 6: Federal Communications Commission Statement

    Canadian Department of Communications Statement This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Cana- dian Department of Communications. ASUS AGP-V2740 Series User’s Manual...
  • Page 7: Introduction

    2D/3D graphics and high quality scalable video playback, which can fully support 3D Gaming and Multimedia Applications. Item Checklist NOTE: The AGP-V2740 Series requires a Pentium II motherboard with an AGP slot. For Advanced Model: For Standard Model:...
  • Page 8: Asus Agp-V2740 Series Layout

    I. Introduction ASUS AGP-V2740 Series Layout Intel 740 Graphics VMI-B VMI-A Engine with 8MB SDRAM Connector Connector Onboard Memory Heatsink ASUS AGP-V2740 TV-Out Video-In Controller Controller ASUS AGP-V2740TV ASUS AGP-V2740 Series User’s Manual...
  • Page 9: Hardware Installation

    (RCA) Output or Recording Devices RCA Plug NOTES: • ASUS Video cards come in either NTSC or PAL standards. • You may not convert NTSC to PAL or vice versa. • You must use the same standard for all devices. CATV...
  • Page 10: Installation Procedures

    1. Change your display driver to Standard VGA. 2. Shut down your computer and unplug all electrical cords. 3. Replace the existing VGA card with the ASUS AGP-V2740 series graphics card. 4. Restart your computer. 5. Install the ASUS AGP-V2740 series display driver.
  • Page 11: Windows 95 Osr2.0

    If you have problems during installation, please check your BIOS set- ting or motherboard jumpers to make sure that “VGA IRQ” has been enabled. NOTE: The AGP-V2740 Series requires a Pentium II motherboard with an AGP slot. Windows 95 OSR2.0 Both Windows 95 and Windows 95 OSR2.0 support AGP cards, but to take advan-...
  • Page 12: Installation Procedures

    III. Windows 95 OSR2.0 Installation Procedures “New hardware found” refers to the prompt for drivers when installing Windows 95 with the ASUS AGP-V2740 series VGA card already installed. When installing Windows 95, a New Hardware Found window will appear: Select Do not install a driver and follow the steps on the next page.
  • Page 13: Install Vgartd

    III. Windows 95 OSR2.0 Install VGARTD Insert the ASUS AGP-V2740 series installation CD. The ASUS AGP-V2740 Install Shell will ap- pear. If it does not appear, run D:\setup.exe. You will be presented with a list of install options. Click Install VGARTD.
  • Page 14: Install Directx 5

    My Computer to bring up the autorun screen or run Setup.exe in the root directory of the CD. Click Install DirectX 5. Click Yes to install Microsoft DirectX5. Click Yes after reading the agreement. Click OK after installing DirectX5. ASUS AGP-V2740 Series User’s Manual...
  • Page 15: Install Display Driver

    If your Windows is OSR2.0, the installation pro- gram will start copying files to your hard disk once you click Next. When the driver installation is completed, you will be prompted to restart Windows. Click Finish to restart your computer. ASUS AGP-V2740 Series User’s Manual...
  • Page 16: Install Video Player

    Open File NOTE: It is strongly recommended that you run PowerPlayer at low resolutions (1024x768 or lower) and refresh rates (below 85Hz). Higher resolutions or refresh rates result in poor quality and may cause problems. ASUS AGP-V2740 Series User’s Manual...
  • Page 17: Change Resolution And Color

    Information: This allows you to Hotkey: This allows you to as- see relevant information about sign hotkeys in the “value” box your display card. to move your screen or to zoom in and out in the virtual desktop. ASUS AGP-V2740 Series User’s Manual...
  • Page 18: Remove Display Driver

    III. Windows 95 OSR2.0 Remove Display Driver If you want to install other graphics cards or if you no longer need the AGP-V2740 display drivers, you can use one of the following procedures to completely uninstall the drivers from Windows 95 to save disk space.
  • Page 19: Microsoft Windows Nt 4.0

    Install Display Driver WARNING! Before installing the ASUS AGP-V2740 series display driver in Win- dows NT 4.0, make sure that you have installed Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack3 (You must use the same update language of your Windows language available on the Internet at ProductPage=q_servpk).
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  • Page 21: Agp-V2740Tv Video Features

    Video Format Live Video Mode Full Screen(Ctrl+S) Show/Hide Tuner Panel When first using ASUS Live2740, you must setup the Video Source. By clicking the Show/Hide Video Source Option button on the panel, you can show or hide the video source setting.
  • Page 22: Using Live2740

    TV-Out setting This allows you to enable the TV-Out feature and set the video-format and output-type setting. You can also set the flicker rate and brightness of the TV image in this window. ASUS AGP-V2740 Series User’s Manual...
  • Page 23: Display Information

    85Hz 68.6KHz 100Hz 80.7KHz 120Hz 96.9KHz ---- ---- 1280 x 1024 60Hz 64.1KHz 75Hz 80.6KHz ---- 85Hz 90.8KHz ---- 1600 x 1200 60Hz 74.7KHz ---- 75Hz 94.0KHz ---- ---- 44Hz * 55.4KHz ---- ---- *Interlaced ASUS AGP-V2740 Series User’s Manual...
  • Page 24: Troubleshooting

    2. DirectX version is not 5.0 or later. 3. You have not installed appropriate drivers for AGP chipset. (e.g. VGARTD.VXD for Intel 440LX which ASUS installation automatically installs) 4. Incorrect BIOS setting. BIOS must support at least 32MB for AGP aperture size. ASUS AGP-V2740 Series User’s Manual...

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