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  • Page 1: Color Monitor

  • Page 2 - Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Caution: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by LG Electronics Inc. for compliance could void the user's (or your) authority to operate the equipment. Only peripherals (digital input/output devices, terminals, printers, etc.) certified to comply with the Class B limits may be attached to this monitor.
  • Page 3 Canadian D.O.C. This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Notice Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations. Cet appareil numérique de la classe B respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada. TCO’95 This monitor complies with TCO’95 (The Swedish Confederation Compliance of Professional Employees) guidelines for low frequency electric fields, magnetic fields, static electricity, and visual ergonomic...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction Features......................A1 Monitor Registration Notice......................A2 Trademark Acknowledgments ................A2 Important Precautions On Safety......................A3 On Installation....................A4 On Cleaning....................A4 On Repacking ....................A4 Connecting the Monitor Connect to any IBM PC ..................A5 Connect to an APPLE Macintosh System ............A6 Location and Function of Controls Front View.......................A7 Rear View .......................A7 On Screen Display (OSD) Control Adjustment...
  • Page 5: Features

    Introduction The LG 500LC Flat Panel Monitor has an active matrix TFT (Thin-Film Transistor) LCD (Liquid Crystal Display). This monitor is designed for use in small working areas or for those who need more working space on the desk. Features The 500LC is a 15.1-inch (15.1 inches viewable) intelligent micropro-cessor...
  • Page 6: Monitor Registration

    Serial No. Notice All rights reserved. Reproduction in any manner, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited without the written permission of LG Electronics Inc. Trademark Acknowledgments LG is a trademark of LG Electronics Inc. IBM is a registered trademark and VGA is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
  • Page 7: Important Precautions

    Power cord must meet the requirements of the country where you use the monitor. For more information on power cord requirements, contact your LG authorized dealer, reseller, or service provider. 2. Operate the monitor only from a power source indicated in the specifications of this manual or listed on the monitor.
  • Page 8: On Installation

    Important Precautions On Installation 1. Do not allow anything to rest upon or roll over the power cord, and do not place the monitor where the power cord is subject to damage. 2. Do not use this monitor near water such as near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool.
  • Page 9: Connecting The Monitor

    Connecting the Monitor On the back of the monitor are two plug-in connections; one for the AC power cord, and the other is for the signal cable from the video card. Connect to any IBM PC Power off both the monitor and PC. Connect the 15-pin VGA connector of the supplied signal cable to the output VGA video connector on the PC and the matching input connector on the rear of the monitor.
  • Page 10: Connect To An Apple Macintosh System

    Figure shows the connection to an Apple Macintosh, using a separately purchased adapter. For more information on adapter requirements, contact your LG authorized dealer, reseller, or service provider. Power OFF both the monitor and the PC. Locate the appropriate MAC to VGA adapter block at your local computer store.
  • Page 11: Location And Function Of Controls

    Location and Function of Controls Front View Power ON/OFF Enter Button Power Indicator OSD ON/OFF Enter Button OSD Selection Buttons Mode Recall Button OSD Adjustment Buttons Brightness Adjustment Buttons Rear View ID Label DC Power Connecter D-Sub Signal Connecter...
  • Page 12: On Screen Display(Osd) Control Adjustment

    On Screen Display(OSD) Control Adjustment Start the OSD Exit the OSD ) Adjust the ) Select an OSD icon to be level of the selected adjusted item Control Panel Function Buttons on the underside of the monitor allow you to adjust the image easily through an OSD menu.
  • Page 13 Control Panel Function Mode Recall Button ( If the monitor is operating in a factory preset mode, this control will reset the image to the factory preset mode. If the monitor is operating in a user mode, this control has no effect. M o d e R e c a l l Y E S S E L :...
  • Page 14: On Screen Display (Osd) Selection And Adjustment

    On Screen Display (OSD) Selection and Adjustment You were introduced to the procedure of selection and adjusting an item using the OSD system. Listed below are the icons, icon names, and icon descriptions of the items that are shown on the Menu. OSD Adjust Description Contrast...
  • Page 15: Osd Adjust

    On Screen Display (OSD) Selection and Adjustment OSD Adjust Description OSD Time To select OSD display duration time. (5 - 100 seconds) O S D T i m e 5 0 S e c o n d s S E L : S E L : A D J : A D J :...
  • Page 16: Language Select

    On Screen Display (OSD) Selection and Adjustment OSD Adjust Description Language Select To choose the language in which the control names are displayed. L a n g u a g e OSD Menus are available in five language : English, German, French, Spanish, and Italian.
  • Page 17: Video Memory Modes

    Video Memory Modes The monitor has 18 memory locations for display modes, 14 of which are factory preset to popular video modes. Factory Preset Timing Signal Chart Video Sync Mode1 Mode2 Mode3 Mode4 Mode5 Mode6 Mode7 Symbol Polarity Frequency 31.468 31.468 31.469 35.00...
  • Page 18: Factory Preset Modes

    Factory Preset Modes Mode8 Mode9 Mode10 Mode11 Mode12 Mode13 Mode14 Symbol Polarity Frequency 37.879 48.077 46.875 49.725 48.363 56.476 60.023 Total Period pixels 1056 1040 1056 1152 1344 1328 1312 Data Period pixels 1024 1024 1024 Blanking pixels Front Porch pixels Pulse Width pixels...
  • Page 19: User Modes

    User Modes Modes 15-18 are empty and can accept new video data. If the monitor detects a new video mode that has not been present before or is not one of the preset modes, it stores the new mode automatically in one of the empty modes starting with mode 15.
  • Page 20: Power Management System

    Power Management System This monitor incorporates new circuitry for lowering energy usage during idle time, following the Display Power Management Signalling (DPMS) guide lines of the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA), and is certified as exceeding the EPA's Energy Star program for reduced power usage. For the power savings feature to operate, the monitor must be used with a PC having power saving circuitry.
  • Page 21: Low Radiation Compliance (Mpr Ii)

    Low Radiation Compliance (MPR II) This monitor meets one of the strictest guidelines available today for low radiation emissions, offering the user extra shielding and an anti-static screen coating. These guidelines, set forth by a government agency in Sweden, limit the amount of emission allowed in the Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) and Very Low Frequency (VLF) electromagnetic range.
  • Page 22: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Symptom : Any horizontal noise appearing in any image or characters are not clearly portraid. Possible Causes : The input signal data has not been optimized for the current operating mode. (Adjust the CLOCK PHASE by using the OSD function.) Symptom : Check Signal Cable message.
  • Page 23: Service

    Service 1. Unplug the monitor from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel when: The power cord or plug is damaged or frayed. Liquid has been spilled into the monitor. The monitor has been exposed to rain or water. The monitor does not operate normally following the operating instructions.
  • Page 24: Specifications

    Specifications Sync Signal type Type H. sync V.sync Separate sync H. sync V. sync Signal Connector Pin Assignment Separate Sync Separate Sync Green Ground Blue Ground Ground Self-Test Horizontal Sync Red Ground Vertical Sync Green Ground Blue Ground AC-DC Adapter Input AC 100-240V 50-60Hz 81-120VA 1.2A Out put...
  • Page 25 10˚C to 35˚C Humidity 10% to 80% non-condensing Storage condition Temperature -20˚C to 60˚C Humidity 5% to 95% non-condensing Information in this document is subject to change without notice and does not represent a commitment on the part of LG Electronics Inc.
  • Page 26: Lcd Monitor Limited Warranty

    LCD MONITOR LIMITED WARRANTY LG Electronics, will repair or at its option replace, without charge, your product which proves to be defective in material or workmanship under normal use, during the warranty period listed below from the date of original purchase.