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  • Page 1 Samsung Syncmaster 152B-152S-172B-172S...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents English Safety Instructions Unpacking Your Monitor Setting up Your Monitor Connecting Your Monitor Self-Test Feature Check Warning Messages Environment Useful Tips SyncMaster 152B/152S Adjusting Your Monitor User Controls Menu Brightness Contrast Image Lock Fine Coarse H-Position V-Position Reset Geometry Reset...
  • Page 3: Safety Instructions

    Safety Instructions Do not use a damaged or loose plug. Do not pull the plug out by the wire nor touch the plug with wet hands. Use only a properly grounded plug and receptacle. Do not excessively bend the plug and wire nor place heavy objects upon them, which could cause damage. Disconnect the plug from the outlet during storms or lightening or if it is not used for a long period of time.
  • Page 4: Unpacking Your Monitor

    Unpacking Your Monitor Monitor and Stand Monitor and Stand Power Cord Signal Cable Auto Exit Menu Source DC-Adapter VESA Mounting Bracket Natural Color and User’s Manual Driver Installation CD For Multimedia model (Option) Multimedia Speaker Stand Sound Cables...
  • Page 5: Setting Up Your Monitor

    Setting up Your Monitor Connecting Your Monitor Rear of Computer Rear of Monitor New Model Macintosh Old Model Macintosh (Not included) Adapter for Macintosh 1. Connect the power cord for your monitor to the power port on the back of the monitor. Plug the power cord for the monitor into a nearby outlet.
  • Page 6 Setting up Your Monitor Connecting Your Monitor Setup-For Multimedia model 1. PC sound connection terminal (Input) 2. Headphone connection terminal (Output) 3. Volume 4. To listen in privacy, connect headphones here. 5. Connect a sound cable from the input source (sound card, computer, CD-ROM drive).
  • Page 7: Self-Test Feature Check

    Setting up Your Monitor Self-Test Feature Check Your monitor provides a self test feature that allows you to check whether your monitor is functioning properly. 1. Turn off both your computer and the monitor. 2. Unplug the video cable from the back of the computer. 3.
  • Page 8: Warning Messages

    Setting up Your Monitor Warning Messages If there is something wrong with the input signal, a message appears on the screen or the screen goes blank although the power indicator LED is still on. The message may indicate that the monitor is out of scan range or that you need to check the signal cable.
  • Page 9: Syncmaster 152B/152S

    Adjusting Your Monitor User Controls SyncMaster 152B/152S 1. Use this button to auto adjustment direct access. 2. Use this button to Exit the active menu or the OSD. 3. These buttons allow you to highlight and adjust items in the menu.
  • Page 10: Brightness

    Adjusting Your Monitor Brightness Adjust the Brightness. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the Menu ( ) button to open the Brightness adjustment screen. 3. Use the + button to increase the brightness or - button to decrease the brightness. Direct Access Feature : When OSD is not on the screen, Push the + or - button to adjust brightness.
  • Page 11: Image Lock

    Adjusting Your Monitor Image Lock Fine Image Lock is used to fine tune and get the best image by removing noises that creates unstable images with jitters and shimmers. If satisfactory results are not obtained using the Fine adjustment, use the Coarse adjustment and then use Fine again.
  • Page 12: H-Position

    Adjusting Your Monitor H-Position Follow these instructions to change the horizontal position of the monitor's entire display. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the H-Position screen is displayed. 3. Push the Menu ( ) button to open the H-Position adjustment screen.
  • Page 13: Reset

    Adjusting Your Monitor Reset Geometry Reset Geometry parameters are replaced with the factory default values. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the Reset screen is displayed. 3. Push the Menu ( ) button twice to open the Geometry Reset adjustment screen.
  • Page 14: Color Temperature

    Adjusting Your Monitor Color Temperature Color temperature is a measure of the "warmth" of the image colors. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the Color Temperature screen is displayed. 3. Push the Menu ( ) button to open the Color Temperature adjustment screen.
  • Page 15: Menu Position

    Adjusting Your Monitor Menu Position H-Position You can change the horizontal position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the H-Menu Position screen is displayed. 3.
  • Page 16: Menu Display Time

    Adjusting Your Monitor Menu Display Time The menu will automatically turn off if no adjustments are made for a certain time period. You can set the amount of time the menu will wait before it turns off. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button.
  • Page 17: Auto Adjustment

    Adjusting Your Monitor Auto Adjustment Auto adjustment allows the monitor to self-adjust to the incoming video signal. The values of fine, coarse and position are adjusted automatically. 1. Push the Auto button. To make the automatic adjustment function sharper, execute the 'AUTO' function while the AUTO PATTERN is on. OSD Lock/Unlock 1.
  • Page 18: User Controls

    Adjusting Your Monitor User Controls SyncMaster 172B/172S 1. Use this button to auto adjustment direct access. 2. Use this button to Exit the active menu or the OSD. 3. These buttons allow you to highlight and adjust items in the menu. 4.
  • Page 19: Brightness

    Adjusting Your Monitor Brightness Adjust the Brightness. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the Menu ( ) button to open the Brightness adjustment screen. 3. Use the + button to increase the brightness or - button to decrease the brightness. Direct Access Feature : When OSD is not on the screen, Push the + or - button to adjust brightness.
  • Page 20: Image Lock

    Adjusting Your Monitor Image Lock Fine Image Lock is used to fine tune and get the best image by removing noises that creates unstable images with jitters and shimmers. If satisfactory results are not obtained using the Fine adjustment, use the Coarse adjustment and then use Fine again.
  • Page 21: H-Position

    Adjusting Your Monitor H-Position Follow these instructions to change the horizontal position of the monitor's entire display. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the H-Position screen is displayed. 3. Push the Menu ( ) button to open the H-Position adjustment screen.
  • Page 22: Reset

    Adjusting Your Monitor Reset Geometry Reset Geometry parameters are replaced with the factory default values. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the Reset screen is displayed. 3. Push the Menu ( ) button twice to open the Geometry Reset adjustment screen.
  • Page 23: Color Temperature

    Adjusting Your Monitor Color Temperature Color temperature is a measure of the "warmth"of the image colors. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the Color Temperature screen is displayed. 3. Push the Menu ( ) button to open the Color Temperature adjustment screen.
  • Page 24: Menu Position

    Adjusting Your Monitor Menu Position H-Position You can change the horizontal position where the OSD menu appears on your monitor. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button. 2. Push the - button or + button until the H-Menu Position screen is displayed. 3.
  • Page 25: Menu Display Time

    Adjusting Your Monitor Menu Display Time The menu will automatically turn off if no adjustments are made for a certain time period. You can set the amount of time the menu will wait before it turns off. 1. Push the Menu ( ) button.
  • Page 26: Auto Adjustment

    Adjusting Your Monitor Auto Adjustment Auto adjustment allows the monitor to self-adjust to the incoming video signal. The values of fine, coarse and position are adjusted automatically. 1. Push the Auto button. To make the automatic adjustment function sharper, execute the 'AUTO' function while the AUTO PATTERN is on. OSD Lock/Unlock 1.
  • Page 27: Powersaver

    This monitor is EPA ENERGY STAR compliant and ENERGY2000 compliant when used with a computer equipped with VESA DPMS functionality. ® As an ENERGY STAR Partner, SAMSUNG has determined that this product ® meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency.
  • Page 28: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before calling for service, check the information in this section to see if you can remedy any problems yourself. If you do need assistance, please call the phone number on the warranty card, the phone number on the Information section or contact your dealer. Check List Symptom Check List...
  • Page 29 Troubleshooting Check List Symptom Check List Solution The screen shows Is the screen displaying only one Check the signal cable connection. strange colors or color as if looking at the screen Make sure the video card is fully just black and white. through a cellophane paper? inserted in it's slot.
  • Page 30: Specifications

    Specifications General Model Name SyncMaster 152B/152S LCD Panel Size 15.0 inch diagonal Display area 304.1 (H) x 228.1 (V) Pixel Pitch 0.297 (H) x 0.297 (V) Type a-si TFT active matrix Viewing Angle 160/130(L/R/T/B) Synchronization 30 ~ 61 kHz Horizontal...
  • Page 31 Specifications General Model Name SyncMaster 172B/172S LCD Panel Size 17.0 inch diagonal Display area 337.92 (H) x 270.336 (V) Pixel Pitch 0.264 (H) x 0.264 (V) Type a-si TFT active matrix Viewing Angle 70/70/60/60(L/R/T/B) Synchronization 30 ~ 81 kHz Horizontal 56 ~ 75 Hz Vertical Display Color...
  • Page 32: Display Modes

    (MHz) (H/V) SyncMaster 172B/172S MAC. 640 x 480 35.000 66.667 30.240 MAC. 832 x 624 49.726 74.551 57.284 SyncMaster 152B/152S/172B/172S IBM. 640 x 350 31.469 70.086 25.175 IBM. 640 x 480 31.469 59.940 25.175 IBM. 720 x 400 31.469 70.087 28.322...
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