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Sony Trinitron CPD-G200 Operating Instructions Manual

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3-866-978-21 (1)
Trinitron Color
Computer Display
Operating Instructions
© 1999 by Sony Corporation


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  • Page 1 3-866-978-21 (1) Trinitron Color ® Computer Display Operating Instructions CPD-G200 © 1999 by Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 Este producto cumple las normas del Consejo Nacional Sueco Responsible Party: Sony Electronics Inc. para Metrología (MPR) emitidas en diciembre de 1990 (MPR II) Address: 1 Sony Drive, Park Ridge, NJ. 07656 USA para frecuencias muy bajas (VLF) y frecuencias extremadamente Telephone No.: 201-930-6970 bajas (ELF).
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    If thin lines appear on your screen (damper wires)... . . 13 Sony Corporation. On-screen messages ........13 •...
  • Page 4: Precautions

    Use of the tilt-swivel Precautions This monitor can be adjusted within the angles shown below. To find the center of the monitor’s turning radius, align the center of Warning on power connections the monitor’s screen with the centering dots on the stand. •...
  • Page 5: Identifying Parts And Controls

    Identifying parts and controls See the pages in parentheses for further details. Front Rear MENU RESET INPUT AC IN (HD15) (HD15) MENU RESET INPUT 1 RESET button (page 12) 6 Video input connector (HD15) (page 6) This button resets the adjustments to the factory settings. This connector inputs RGB video signals (0.700 Vp-p, positive) and sync signals.
  • Page 6: Setup

    1 or 2. If your Macintosh video connector has two rows of pins, you will need a different adapter. Contact your authorized Sony dealer for more information. x x x x Connecting to a second computer...
  • Page 7: Step 2: Connect The Power Cord

    For customers using Windows 95/98 Step 2: Connect the power cord To maximize the potential of your monitor, install the new model information file from the supplied Windows Monitor Information Disk With the monitor and computer switched off, first connect the onto your PC.
  • Page 8: Customizing Your Monitor

    6 CONV (page 10) CONVERGENCE Customizing Your Monitor Select the CONV menu to adjust the picture’s horizontal and vertical convergence. You can make numerous adjustments to your monitor using the on-screen menu. 7 LANG (page 11) Navigating the menu L ANGUAGE Select LANG to choose the on- ENGL I SH FRANÇA I S...
  • Page 9: Adjusting The Brightness And Contrast

    x Using the control button Adjusting the brightness and contrast Display the main MENU. Press the center of the control button to display the main MENU on your screen. Brightness and contrast adjustments are made using a separate BRIGHTNESS/CONTRAST menu. MENU These settings are stored in memory for all input signals.
  • Page 10: Enlarging Or Reducing The Picture (zoom)

    Enlarging or reducing the picture Adjusting the color of the picture (ZOOM) (COLOR) This setting is stored in memory for the current input signal. The COLOR settings allow you to adjust the picture’s color temperature by changing the color level of the white color field. Press the center of the control button.
  • Page 11: Selecting The On-screen Menu Language (lang)

    Adjusting the moire* Selecting the on-screen menu If elliptical or wavy patterns appear on the screen, adjust the language (LANG) moire cancellation level. To adjust the amount of moire cancellation, first move the control button m/M to select English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, (MOIRE ADJUST).
  • Page 12: Helpful Hints And Information (help)

    OUT OF FOCUS Helpful hints and information The picture may seem to be out of focus when the red and blue (HELP) color signals are not aligned properly, causing red or blue shadows to appear around letters and lines. Try adjusting the The HELP menu contains helpful hints and information about this picture’s convergence to make the shadows disappear.
  • Page 13: Technical Features

    Technical Features Troubleshooting Before contacting technical support, refer to this section. Preset and user modes If thin lines appear on your screen When the monitor receives an input signal, it automatically (damper wires) matches the signal to one of the factory preset modes stored in the monitor’s memory to provide a high quality picture at the center of the screen.
  • Page 14: Trouble Symptoms And Remedies

    • If you replaced an old monitor with this monitor, reconnect the old monitor and do the following. Install the Windows Monitor Information Disk (page 7) and select this monitor (“CPD-G200”) from among the Sony monitors in the Windows 95/98 monitor selection screen.
  • Page 15 * If a second degauss cycle is needed, allow a minimum interval of 20 minutes for the best result. A humming noise may be heard, but this is not a malfunction. Displaying this monitor’s name, serial number, If the problem persists, call your authorized Sony dealer and give the following information. and date of manufacture.
  • Page 16: Self-diagnosis Function

    Count the number of seconds between orange flashes of the 1 (power) indicator and inform your authorized Sony dealer of the monitor’s condition. Be sure to note the model name and serial number of your monitor. Also note the make and...
  • Page 17: Appendix

    TCO’99 Eco-document Appendix Preset mode timing table No. Resolution Horizontal Vertical Graphics (dots × lines) Frequency Frequency Mode 640 × 480 31.5 kHz 60 Hz VGA-G 640 × 480 43.3 kHz 85 Hz VESA 720 × 400 31.5 kHz 70 Hz VGA-Text 800 ×...
  • Page 18 Mercury is sometimes found in batteries, relays and switches. It damages the nervous system and is toxic in high doses. The relevant TCO’99 requirement states that batteries may not contain Chlorine free paper- 100% recyclable Sony Corporation Printed in U.K. Printed on 100% recycled paper...

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