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IBM T84H Setup Manual

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T84H_setup0926_final.fm Page 2 Thursday, October 5, 2000 8:45 AM
Setup

Hardware Requirements

Handling Instructions

Do not support the monitor
within the screen area. The
Liquid Crystal Display is
glass and can be damaged
by rough handling or
excessive pressure.

Workplace Preparation

This section gives advice
on what you should
consider before you set up your
monitor.
2
This monitor requires a computer with a suitable on-board sub-system or
Video Adapter card that can support SXGA 1280 x 1024, XGA 1024 x 768,
SVGA 800 x 600, or VGA 640 x 480 at 60 Hz. For optimal performance, the
recommended video setting is 1280 x 1024 at 60 Hz. The monitor has the
capability to receive input either from an analog graphics adapter or a Digital
Visual Interface DVI-D graphics adapter. If your PC is not already equipped
with a suitable graphics adapter, you must install one. If needed, contact
your dealer to purchase a compatible graphics adapter.
1.
Lift the monitor by placing your hands where indicated below.
2.
Before using your monitor for the first time, remove the clear protective
film from the front of the screen.
Height
The monitor should be positioned so that the top of the screen is slightly
below your eye level when you sit at your workstation.

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  • Page 1: Hardware Requirements

    T84H_setup0926_final.fm Page 2 Thursday, October 5, 2000 8:45 AM Setup Hardware Requirements This monitor requires a computer with a suitable on-board sub-system or Video Adapter card that can support SXGA 1280 x 1024, XGA 1024 x 768, SVGA 800 x 600, or VGA 640 x 480 at 60 Hz. For optimal performance, the recommended video setting is 1280 x 1024 at 60 Hz.
  • Page 2: Adjusting The Monitor Position

    T84H_setup0926_final.fm Page 3 Thursday, October 5, 2000 8:45 AM Orientation Choose a position that gives the least reflection from lights and windows, usually at a right angle to any windows. The monitor should be positioned directly in front of you so that you do not have to twist your body to use it. Tilt the monitor to a comfortable viewing angle.
  • Page 3: Caring For Your Monitor

    Gently wipe the device covers and the screen with a soft cloth. • Remove finger marks and grease with a damp cloth and mild detergent; do not use solvents or abrasives • Never use flammable cleaning material to clean your IBM monitor or any other electrical apparatus.
  • Page 4: Connecting Your Monitor For Analog

    T84H_setup0926_final.fm Page 5 Thursday, October 5, 2000 8:45 AM Connecting your Monitor for Analog Be sure to read the ‘Safety Information’ at the front of this User Guide before carrying out this procedure. The AC adapter and signal cable are connected to your monitor.
  • Page 5: Switching On Your Monitor

    T84H_setup0926_final.fm Page 6 Thursday, October 5, 2000 8:45 AM Switching on your Monitor Connect the DVI connector at the end of the signal cable to the DVI port located on the back of the Monitor. See above picture. Connect the DVI connector at the other end of the signal cable to the DVI port located on the back of the graphics adapter.
  • Page 6: Configuring Your Monitor

    To use the Plug and Play feature in Windows 95 or Windows 98, files should This section must be completed before be loaded from the IBM Flat Panel Monitor Installation diskette: continuing with the Windows 95 or Windows 98 Auto Setup on Page 10.
  • Page 7: Setup Diskette For Windows 2000

    To use the Plug and Play feature in Windows 2000, files should be loaded This section must be completed before from the IBM Flat Panel Monitor Installation diskette. continuing with the Windows 2000 confguring for your monitor on page 10.
  • Page 8: Auto Setup(Analog Only)

    Setup, the settings are stored and used each time you turn on the monitor. 95 or Windows 98 has been run. (see page 6) In order to optimise the displayed image a set-up utility is provided on the IBM Monitor Installation Diskette. Operation of the utility is dependent on the The Setup Utility operating system on your PC.
  • Page 9: Auto Setup For Dos

    PC. Wait approximately 15 minutes, until the monitor warms up. Insert the diskette labelled ‘IBM Flat Panel Monitor Installation Diskette into the diskette drive. Display the command prompt screen of the DOS full-screen display.
  • Page 10: Auto Setup For Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Nt Or Windows 2000

    Drag the icon bar and tool bar, if they are displayed, to the bottom of the screen. Insert the diskette labelled ‘IBM Flat Panel Monitor Installation Disk’ into the diskette drive. Check the operating system installed on your PC and follow the instructions from the table below.
  • Page 11 T84H_setup0926_final.fm Page 12 Thursday, October 5, 2000 8:45 AM 10. Press the key to return to Windows. You have completed the monitor setup for Windows. If you use other operat- ing systems, perform the appropriate for those systems, also: see ETUP Auto Setup for DOS on page 10.
  • Page 12: Manual Setup

    T84H_setup0926_final.fm Page 13 Thursday, October 5, 2000 8:45 AM Normally, you can complete the setup procedure using if your screen image is still distorted after you perform setup diskette does not run on your system, perform If the monitor is in standby mode (STANDBY ON), it might automatically turn off while you are waiting for it to...
  • Page 13: Adjusting Your Lcd Monitor

    T84H_setup0926_final.fm Page 14 Thursday, October 5, 2000 8:45 AM Adjusting Your LCD Monitor User controls User control features Operation The image is already • optimized for many display • modes, however the user controls can be used to adjust the image to your liking. Icon Control OSD inactive: Switches the video input source...
  • Page 14 T84H_setup0926_final.fm Page 15 Thursday, October 5, 2000 8:45 AM • The settings are saved after adjustment and when exiting the OSD and will be effective thereafter. Note: After making adjustments, the Power indicator LED will briefly OSD Lock / Unlock This feature allows you to secure the current control settings, while allowing the user to adjust Brightness and Contrast, so that they cannot be inadvertently changed.
  • Page 15: On-Screen Display (Osd) Controls

    T84H_setup0926_final.fm Page 16 Thursday, October 5, 2000 8:45 AM On-screen display (OSD) controls The settings adjustable with the user controls are viewed through the On- Screen Display (OSD). Press any of the OSD buttons to activate the OSD. The LCD monitor needs Initial appearance of OSD time to become thermally stable the first time you turn it on...
  • Page 16 T84H_setup0926_final.fm Page 17 Thursday, October 5, 2000 8:45 AM OSD Icon Description IMAGE LOCK (continued) Select the preset Color mode you find most comfortable and then fine tune the colors using the User submenu, if necessary. COLOR Resets the Brightness, Contrast, Image Lock Fine and Coarse, Color, H-Position, V-Position, and RESET...
  • Page 17 T84H_setup0926_final.fm Page 18 Thursday, October 5, 2000 8:45 AM OSD Icon Description Select this icon to optimize the display for the type of software you are using. Scaling smooths an image which IMAGE may help the eye to see more EFFECT detail.
  • Page 18: Further Information

    T84H_setup0926_final.fm Page 19 Thursday, October 5, 2000 8:45 AM Further Information Display modes The display mode the monitor uses is controlled by the computer. Therefore, you should refer to your computer documentation for details on how to change display modes. The image size, position and shape may change when the display mode changes.
  • Page 19 T84H_setup0926_final.fm Page 20 Thursday, October 5, 2000 8:45 AM Factory Set Display Modes Addressability For image problems, you may want to run AUTO Setup again before consulting to this section. In most cases, AUTO SETUP can fix the problems. See Auto Setup on page 8 for details.
  • Page 20: Power Management

    1280 x 1024 at 60Hz. IBM recommends that you switch off your monitor at the end of each working day, or whenever you expect to leave it unused for long periods during the day.
  • Page 21: Troubleshooting

    T84H_setup0926_final.fm Page 22 Thursday, October 5, 2000 8:45 AM If you have a problem setting up or using your monitor, you may be able to solve it yourself. Before calling your retailer or IBM, try the suggested actions that are appropriate to your problem.
  • Page 22 T84H_setup0926_final.fm Page 23 Thursday, October 5, 2000 8:45 AM Possible Problem Cause electrical outlet and the monitor are both switched cord is firmly plugged into the electrical outlet and the Screen is blank No power to power supply unit. and power monitor indicator is off has a removable fuse,...
  • Page 23 T84H_setup0926_final.fm Page 24 Thursday, October 5, 2000 8:45 AM Screen is blank and power indicator is flashing amber every 0.5 or 1 second Image appears to be smeared Image appears to be discolored A few dots are missing, discolored, or Power consumption inappropriately figures are for the monitor...
  • Page 24: Further Help

    More help, late-breaking Removing the stand and cables news and details of the Alternative stands for your IBM Flat Panel Monitor may be available from latest accessories for these products may be found on the specialist suppliers.
  • Page 25 11. Insert the three tabs at the top of the cable cover into the slots in the To obtain the correct cables and/or to get further instructions on installing them, call the IBM HELPCENTER at the above numbers or contact your dealer, retailer, or other IBM authorized Servicer.
  • Page 26: Specifications

    1024 lines (max) 135 MHz VESA TMDS (Panel Link 1280 pixels (max) 1024 lines (max) 106 MHz IBM, VESA, HP, Sun, Mac 30 kHz - 64 kHz for Digital 30 kHz - 82 kHz for Analog 56 Hz - 75 Hz...
  • Page 27 T84H_setup0926_final.fm Page 28 Thursday, October 5, 2000 8:45 AM Environment Temperature: Operating: 10 to 35° C (50 to 95° F) Storage: - 20 to 60° C (-4 to 140° F) Shipping: - 20 to 60° C (-4 to 140° F) Humidity: Operating: 10 to 80%...
  • Page 28: Warranty Statements

    T84H_setup0926_final.fm Page 29 Thursday, October 5, 2000 8:45 AM Warranty Statements Warranty period - Three (3) years Your Installation Diskette includes translation of IBM’s Statement of Warranty in following languages: Worldwide Statement of Warranty (Except Turkiye, U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada):...
  • Page 29 T84H_setup0926_final.fm Page 30 Thursday, October 5, 2000 8:45 AM Slovenian Spanish Swedish Taiwanese Turkiye Statement of Warranty: Turkish English United States, Puerto Rico and Candada Statement of Limited Warranty: English French Canadian Z1255697.sle.html Z1255697.spa.html Z1255697.swe.html Z1255697.tai.html Z1255698.tur.html Z1255698.eng.html Z1254753.eng.html Z1254753.fca.html...

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