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Optimizing The Video Playback Quality; Rotating The External Monitor Display; Setting The Color Quality Of The External Monitor - Lenovo ThinkPad USB 3.0 Dock User Manual

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4. Click OK.

Optimizing the video playback quality

In the Windows Vista or Windows 7 operating system, the dock enables you to optimize the video playback
quality when there are some quality issues, such as a tear or split. After optimizing, the display will be
smoother and clearer.
To optimize the video playback quality, do the following:
1. Click the ThinkPad USB 3.0 Dock icon in the Windows notification area. A pop-up menu opens.
2. Select ThinkPad USB 3.0 Dock ➙ Optimize for Video.
Note: This setting is not supported in the Windows XP operating system.

Rotating the external monitor display

The dock enables you to rotate only your external monitor display(s) as you want.
To rotate the external monitor display, do the following:
1. Click the ThinkPad USB 3.0 Dock icon in the Windows notification area. A pop-up menu opens.
2. Select ThinkPad USB 3.0 Dock ➙ Screen Rotation, and then select one of the following options:
• Normal: The external monitor display remain the same as your notebook computer monitor display.
• Rotated Left: The external monitor display rotate 90 degrees to the left.
• Rotated Right: The external monitor display rotate 90 degrees to the right.
• Upside-Down: The external monitor display become upside-down.
Note: For a normal display, you can continually click Rotated Left or Rotated Right until the display
becomes upside-down.

Setting the color quality of the external monitor

The dock enables you to select a target color quality for the external monitor display. The available options
are 16-bit or 32-bit. Bit means the color depth of the display. The default and recommended setting is 32-bit.
To set the color quality of the external monitor, depending on the operating system you are using, do one
of the following:
For the Windows XP or Windows Vista operating system:
1. Click the ThinkPad USB 3.0 Dock icon in the Windows notification area. A pop-up menu opens.
2. Select Video Setup. A window opens.
3. In the Color Quality area, select Medium (16 bit) or Highest (32 bit).
For the Windows 7 operating system:
1. Click the ThinkPad USB 3.0 Dock icon in the Windows notification area. A pop-up menu opens.
2. Select Video Setup. A window opens.
3. Click Advanced settings, and then click the Monitor tab.
4. Select High Color (16 bit) or True Color (32 bit) from the Colors drop-down list box.
5. Click OK to save the setting.
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