LG Color Monitor User Manual

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Important Precautions
This unit has been engineered and manufactured to ensure your personal
safety, however improper use may result in potential e shock or fire hazards.
In order to allow the proper operation of all safeguards incorporated in this
display, observe the following basic rules for its installation, use, and
On Safety
Use only the power cord supplied with the unit. In case you use another power
cord, make sure that it is certified by the applicable national standards if not being
provided by the supplier. If the power cable is faulty in any way, please contact the
manufacturer or the nearest authorized repair service provider for a replacement.
The power supply cord is used as the main disconnection device. Ensure that the
socket-outlet is easily accessible after installation.
Operate the display only from a power source indicated in the specifications of
this manual or listed on the display. If you are not sure what type of power supply
you have in your home, consult with your dealer.
Overloaded AC outlets and extension cords are dangerous. So are frayed power
cords and broken plugs. They may result in a shock or fire hazard. Call your service
technician for replacement.
Do not Open the Display.
There are no user serviceable components inside.
There are Dangerous High Voltages inside, even when the power is OFF.
Contact your dealer if the display is not operating properly.
To Avoid Personal Injury :
Do not place the display on a sloping shelf unless properly secured.
Use only a stand recommended by the manufacturer.
To Prevent Fire or Hazards:
Always turn the display OFF if you leave the room for more than a short period
of time. Never leave the display ON when leaving the house.
Keep children from dropping or pushing objects into the display's cabinet
openings. Some internal parts carry hazardous voltages.
Do not add accessories that have not been designed for this display.
During a lightning storm or when the display is to be left unattended for an
extended period of time, unplug it from the wall outlet.


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  • Page 1 Important Precautions This unit has been engineered and manufactured to ensure your personal safety, however improper use may result in potential e shock or fire hazards. In order to allow the proper operation of all safeguards incorporated in this display, observe the following basic rules for its installation, use, and servicing.
  • Page 2: Important Precautions

    Important Precautions On Installation Do not allow anything to rest upon or roll over the power cord, and do not place the display where the power cord is subject to damage. Do not use this display near water such as near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool.
  • Page 3: Connecting The Display

    Connecting the Display Using the Computer Connect the signal cable. When attached, tighten the thumbscrews to secure the connection. Connect the power cord into a proper power outlet that is easily accessible and close to the display. NOTE This is a simplified representation of the rear view. This rear view represents a general model;...
  • Page 4: Control Panel Functions

    Control Panel Functions Front Panel Controls Control Function Power Button Use this button to turn the display on or off. Power (DPMS) This Indicator lights up green when the display Indicator operates normally. If the display is in DPM (Energy Saving) mode, this indicator color changes to amber.
  • Page 5 Control Panel Functions Control Direct Access Function Bring up Contrast and Brightness adjustment. AUTO adjustment function When adjusting your display settings, always press the PROCESSING AUTO/SELECT button before entering the On Screen AUTO CONFIGURATION Display(OSD). This will automatically adjust your display image to the ideal settings for the current screen resolution size (display mode).
  • Page 6: On Screen Display (Osd) Control Adjustment

    On Screen Display (OSD) Control Adjustment Screen Adjustment Making adjustments to the image size, position and operating parameters of the display is quick and easy with the On Screen Display Control system. A short example is given below to familiarize you with the use of the controls. The following section is an outline of the available adjustments and selections you can make using the OSD.
  • Page 7: On Screen Display(Osd) Selection And Adjustment

    On Screen Display(OSD) Selection and Adjustment The following table indicates all the On Screen Display control, adjustment, and setting menus. Main menu Sub menu Reference BRIGHTNESS To adjust the brightness and BRIGHTNESS contrast of the screen CONTRAST CONTRAST PRESET 9300K COLOR To customize the color of the screen...
  • Page 8 On Screen Display(OSD) Selection and Adjustment You were introduced to the procedure of selecting and adjusting an item using the OSD system. Listed below are the icons, icon names, and icon descriptions of the all items shown on the Menu. To adjust the brightness and contrast of the screen OSD Adjust Description...
  • Page 9: To Improve The Clarity And Stability Of The Screen

    On Screen Display(OSD) Selection and Adjustment To improve the clarity and stability of the screen OSD Adjust Description To minimize any vertical bars or CLOCK TRACKING stripes visible on the screen background.The horizontal screen CLOCK size will also change. PHASE To adjust the focus of the display.
  • Page 10: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Check the following before calling for service. No image appears No image appears Is the power cord of the Check and see if the power cord is connected display connected? properly to the power outlet. Is the power indicator Press the Power button.
  • Page 11: Display Image Is Incorrect

    Troubleshooting Display image is incorrect Display Position is Press the AUTO/SELECT button to incorrect. automatically adjust your display image to the ideal setting. If the results are unsatisfactory, adjust the image position using the H position and V position icon in the on screen display. Check Control Panel -->...
  • Page 12: Have You Installed The Display Driver

    Troubleshooting Have you installed the display driver? Have you installed the Be sure to install the display driver from the display driver? display driver CD (or diskette) that comes with your display. Or, you can also download the driver from our web site: http://www.lge.com. Do you see an Make sure to check if the video card supports "Unrecognized monitor,...
  • Page 13: Specifications

    Specifications 17 inches (43.2cm) Flat Panel Active matrix-TFT LCD Display Anti-Glare coating 17 inches viewable 0.26mm pixel pitch Horizontal Freq. Digital : 30 - 71kHz (Automatic) Sync Input Analog : 30 - 83kHz (Automatic) Vertical Freq. 56 - 75Hz (Automatic) Input Form Separate TTL, Positive/Negative Composite TTL Positive/Negative...
  • Page 14: Preset Modes (Resolution)

    Specifications Preset Modes (Resolution) Display Modes (Resolution) Horizontal Freq. (kHz) Vertical Freq. (Hz) 31.469 640 x 350 31.468 720 x 400 31.469 640 x 480 37.500 VESA 640 x 480 VESA 37.879 800 x 600 46.875 VESA 800 x 600 49.725 832 x 624 VESA...
  • Page 15: Signal Connector Pin Assignment

    Specifications Signal Connector Pin Assignment DVI-I Connector Signal(DVI-I) Signal(DVI-I) T. M. D. S. Data2- Hot Plug Detect T. M. D. S. Data2+ T. M. D. S. Data0- T. M. D. S. Data0+ T. M. D. S. Data2/4 Shield T. M. D. S. Data4- T.
  • Page 16: Usb Connection

    Making use of USB (Universal Serial Bus) - Optional USB (Universal Serial Bus) is an innovation in connecting your different desktop peripherals conveniently to your computer. By using the USB, you will be able to connect your mouse, keyboard, and other peripherals to your display instead of having to connect them to your computer.
  • Page 17: Usb Specifications

    Making use of USB (Universal Serial Bus) - Optional USB Specifications Rev. 1.1 complied BUS-powered hub USB standard 100mA for each (MAX) Downstream power supply Communication speed 12 Mbps (full), 1.5 Mbps (low) USB port 1 Upstream port 2 Downstream ports IMPORTANT: These USB connectors are not designed for use with high-power USB devices such as a video camera, scanner, etc.

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