Owner's Manual IPS LED MONITOR (LED MONITOR*) *LG LED Monitors are LCD Monitors with LED Backlighting. Please read the safety information carefully before using the product. IPS LED Monitor (LED Monitor) Model List 29UC88 www.lg.com 2 Contents ENGLISH ENG CONTENTS 3 4 LICENSE ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING 4 Product Components 5 Component and Button Description 5 - How to Use the Joystick Button 7 Moving and Lifting the Monitor 8 Installing the Monitor 8 - Assembling the stand base 10 - Using the cable holder 10 - Adjusting the stand height 11 - Installing onto a table 12 - Adjusting the angle 13 - Using the Kensington lock 13 - Installing the wall mount plate 14 - Installing to a wall 15 17 USER SETTINGS 18 Customizing settings 18 - Menu Settings 18 - -Quick Settings 19 - -PBP 20 - -Picture 22 - -Sound 23 - -General 24 - -Reset 25 TROUBLESHOOTING 27SPECIFICATIONS 27 29UC88 28 Factory support mode (HDMI/ DisplayPort) 28 HDMI Timing (Video) USING THE MONITOR 28 Indicator 15 Connecting to a PC 15 - HDMI connection 29 PROPER POSTURE 15 - DisplayPort connection 16 Connecting to AV Devices 16 - HDMI connection 16 Connecting to External Devices 16 - Connecting Headphones 29 Proper Posture for Using the Monitor LICENSE 3 Each model has different licenses. Visit www.lg.com for more information on the license. The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries. VESA, VESA logo, Display Port Compliance Logo and Display Port Compliance Logo for dual-mode source are all registered trademarks of the Video Electronics Standards Association. MaxxAudio and additional MAXX trademarks are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Waves Audio Ltd. The following content is only applied to the monitor which is sold in Europe market and which needs to meet the ErP Directive: * This monitor is set to be turned off automatically in 4 hours after you turned on display if there is no adjustment to display. * To make this setting be disabled, change the option to ‘Off’ in OSD menu of “Automatic Standby”. ENG ENGLISH LICENSE 4 ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING ENGLISH ENG Product Components Please check whether all the components are included in the box before using the product. If there are missing components, contact the retail store where you purchased the product. Note that the product and components may look different from those shown here. or CD(Owner's Manual) / Card Power Cord AC-DC Adapter ( Depending on the country ) AC-DC Adapter ( Depending on the country ) HDMI Cable ( This cable is not included in all countries. ) Stand Base Stand Body Cable Holder 4 Screws CAUTION Always use genuine components to ensure safety and product performance. yy The product warranty will not cover damage or injury caused by the use of counterfeit components. yy It is recommend that use the supplied components. yy If you use generic cables not certified by LG, the screen may not display or there may be image yy noises. NOTE Note that the components may look different from those shown here. yy Without prior notice, all information and specifications in this manual are subject to change to imyy prove the performance of the product. To purchase optional accessories, visit an electronics store or online shopping site or contact the yy retail store where you purchased the product. ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING 5 Component and Button Description ENG ENGLISH Joystick Button Power Indicator yyOn: power is on yyOff: power is off How to Use the Joystick Button You can easily control the functions of the monitor by pressing the joystick button or moving it left/right with your finger. Basic Functions ◄/► Power on Press the joystick button once with your finger to turn on the monitor. Power off Press and hold the joystick button once with your finger to turn off the monitor. Volume Control You can control the volume by moving the joystick button left/right. NOTE yy The joystick button is located at the bottom of the monitor. 6 ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING Input Connector ENGLISH ENG ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING Moving and Lifting the Monitor CAUTION As far as possible, avoid touching the moniyy tor screen. This may result in damage to the screen or some of the pixels used to create images. It is advisable to place the monitor in the yy original box or packing material before attempting to move it. Before moving or lifting the monitor, disconyy nect the power cord and all cables. Hold the top and bottom of the monitor frame yy firmly. Do not hold the panel itself. If you use the monitor panel without the yy stand base, its joystick button may cause the monitor to become unstable and fall, resulting in damage to the monitor or human injury. In addition, this may cause the joystick button to malfunction. When holding the monitor, the screen should yy face away from you to prevent it being scratched. When moving the monitor, avoid any strong yy shock or vibrations to the product. When moving the monitor, keep it upright, yy never turn the monitor on its side or tilt it sideways. ENG ENGLISH When moving or lifting the monitor, follow these instructions to prevent the monitor from being scratched or damaged and to ensure safe transportation regardless of its shape or size. 7 8 ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING Installing the Monitor ENGLISH ENG Assembling the stand base 3 Use a tool to attach the stand body as shown in the figure. 29UC88 1 Place the screen face down. Stand Body CAUTION yy To protect the screen from scratches, cover the surface with a soft cloth. NOTE You can disassemble the stand in the yy reverse order of the assembly. 2 1 Attach the Stand Base to Stand Body. 2 Tighten the screw to the right. Stand Body Stand Base ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING 9 CAUTION CAUTION It may hurt your foot off the stand, so be careful. ENG ENGLISH yy Illustrations in this document represent typical procedures, so they may look different from the actual product. yy Applying excessive force when tightening screws may cause damage to the monitor. Damage caused in this way will not be covered by the product warranty. yy Be careful not to hurt your hand on the edges of the screw covers. yy Do not carry the monitor upside down by just holding the base. This may cause the monitor to fall off the stand and could result in personal injury. yy When lifting or moving the monitor, do not touch the monitor screen. The force applied to the monitor screen may cause damage to it. 10 ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING Using the cable holder ENGLISH ENG Arrange the cables using the cable holder as shown in the illustration. 29UC88 29UC88 Cable Holder Adjusting the stand height 1 Handle the monitor with both hands for safety. 2 The height can be adjusted up to 120.0 mm. 120.0 mm CAUTION Once the pin is removed, it is not necessary yy to re-insert it to adjust the height. WARNING Do not put your fingers or yy hand between the screen and the base (chassis) when adjusting the screen's height. ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING 11 Installing onto a table upright position. monitor to turn on the monitor. Place at least 10 cm away from the wall to ensure sufficient ventilation. 10 cm 10 cm 2 Connect the power adapter to the monitor and then plug the power cord into the wall outlet. or CAUTION Unplug the power cord prior to moving or yy installing the monitor. There is risk of electric shock. 10 cm 10 cm 3 Press the joystick button on the bottom of the ENG ENGLISH 1 Lift the monitor and place it on the table in an 12 ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING Adjusting the angle WARNING ENGLISH ENG 1 Place the monitor in an upright position, mounted on the stand base. To avoid injury to the fingers when adjusting yy the screen, do not hold the lower part of the monitor's frame as illustrated below. 2 Adjust the angle of the screen. The angle of the screen can be adjusted forwards or backwards for a comfortable viewing experience. Be careful not to touch or press the screen yy area when adjusting the angle of the monitor. Rear Side Front Side ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING 13 Installing the wall mount plate The Kensington security system connector is located at the back of the Monitor set. For more information on installation and usage, refer to the Kensington lock user manual or visit the website at http://www.kensington.com. This monitor supports the specification of the standard wall mount plate or compatible device. Connect the Kensington security system cable between the Monitor set and a table. 2 Place the wall mount plate onto the monitor 1 Place the screen face down. To protect the screen from scratches, cover the surface with a soft cloth. and align it with the screw holes. 3 Tighten the four screws to fix the plate to the monitor using a screwdriver. NOTE The wall mount plate is sold separately. yy For more information on installation, refer to yy the wall mount plate's installation guide. Be careful not to use excessive force when yy mounting the wall mount plate, as this can damage the monitor's screen. NOTE Use of the Kensingtonlock is optional. yy The accessories can be purchased at your local electronics store. ENG ENGLISH Using the Kensington lock 14 ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING Wall Mount (A x B) yy Installing to a wall A ENGLISH ENG Install the monitor at least 10 cm away from the wall and leave about 10 cm of space at each side of the monitor to ensure sufficient ventilation. Detailed installation instructions can be obtained from your local retail store. Please refer to the manual to install and set up a tilting wall mounting bracket. 10 cm 10 cm 10 cm 10 cm To install the monitor to a wall, attach a wall mounting bracket (optional) to the back of the monitor. Make sure that the wall mounting bracket is securely fixed to the monitor and to the wall. 1 If you use screw longer than standard, the monitor might be damaged internally. 2 If you use improper screw, the product might be damaged and drop from mounted position. In this case, LG Electronics is not responsible for it. Model Wall Mount (A x B) Standard screw Number of screws Wall Mount Plate (Optional) B CAUTION Unplug the power cord before moving or inyy stalling the monitor to avoid electric shocks. Installing the monitor on the ceiling or on a yy slanted wall may result in the monitor falling off, which could lead to injury. Please use the genuine LG wall mounting bracket. For more information, contact your local retail store or a qualified installer. Applying excessive force when fastening yy screws may cause damage to the monitor. Damage caused in this way will not be covered by the product warranty. Use the wall mounting bracket and screws yy that conform to the VESA standard. Damage caused by the use or misuse of inappropriate components will not be covered by the product warranty. Screw length from outer surface of back yy cover should be under 8mm. Wall mount Pad Back Cover Wall mount Pad Back Cover Standard screw 29UC88 75 x 75 Max.8mm M4 x L10 4 RW120 NOTE Use the screws specified by the VESA stanyy dard. The wall mount kit includes the installation yy guide and all necessary parts. The wall mounting bracket is optional. The yy accessories can be purchased at your local retail store. The length of the screw may differ for each yy wall mounting bracket. Ensure the correct length screw is used. For more information, please refer to the yy user manual for the wall mounting bracket. USING THE MONITOR 15 Connecting to a PC This monitor supports the *Plug and Play yy feature. *Plug and Play: A feature that allows you to add a device to your computer without having to reconfigure anything or install any manual drivers. DisplayPort connection Transmits the digital video and audio signals from your PC to the monitor. Connect your PC to the monitor using the display port cable as illustrated below. Press the menu button and then select the input option from the input menu. HDMI connection Transmits the digital video and audio signals from your PC and A/V devices to the monitor. Connect your PC and AV device to the monitor with the HDMI cable as illustrated below. Press the menu button and then select the input option from the input menu. (sold separately) NOTE There may be no video or audio output yy depending on the DP version of the PC. If you use generic cables not certified by yy LG, the screen may not display or there may be image noises. NOTE yy Make sure to use the supplied HDMI cable of the product. Otherwise, this may cause the device to malfunction. yy Connecting your PC to the monitor using the HDMI cable may cause device compatibility issues. yy Using a DVI to HDMI / DP (DisplayPort) to HDMI cable may cause compatibility issues. yy Use a certified cable with the HDMI logo attached. If you do not use a certified HDMI cable, the screen may not display or a connection error may occur. yy Recommended HDMI cable types -- High-Speed HDMI®/TM Cable -- High-Speed HDMI®/TM Cable with Ethernet ENG ENGLISH USING THE MONITOR 16 USING THE MONITOR Connecting to AV Devices ENGLISH ENG HDMI connection Transmits the digital video and audio signals from your PC and A/V devices to the monitor. Connect your PC and AV device to the monitor with the HDMI cable as illustrated below. Press the menu button and then select the input option from the input menu. Connecting to External Devices Connecting Headphones Connect peripherals to the monitor via the headphones port. Connect as illustrated. (sold separately) NOTE NOTE yy Make sure to use the supplied HDMI cable of the product. Otherwise, this may cause the device to malfunction. yy Connecting your PC to the monitor using the HDMI cable may cause device compatibility issues. yy Using a DVI to HDMI / DP (DisplayPort) to HDMI cable may cause compatibility issues. yy Use a certified cable with the HDMI logo attached. If you do not use a certified HDMI cable, the screen may not display or a connection error may occur. yy Recommended HDMI cable types -- High-Speed HDMI®/TM Cable -- High-Speed HDMI®/TM Cable with Ethernet yy Peripheral devices are sold separately. yy If you use angled earphones, it may cause a problem with connecting another external device to the monitor. Therefore, it is recommended to use straight earphones. Angled Straight yy Depending on the audio settings of the PC and external device, headphones and speaker functions may be limited. User Settings 17 USER SETTINGS ENG ENGLISH Activating the Main Menu 1 Press the joystick button on the bottom of the monitor. 2 Move the joystick up/down (▲/▼) and left/right(◄/►) to set the options. 3 Press the joystick button once more to exit the main menu. Joystick Button Button Menu Status Description Main menu disabled Enables the main menu. Main menu enabled Exits the main menu. (Holding down the button to turn off the monitor. You can turn off the monitor this way at any time, including when the OSD is on.) ◄ Main menu disabled Adjusts the monitor volume level. Main menu enabled ► Main menu disabled Adjusts the monitor volume level. Main menu enabled ▲ ▼ Enters the menu features. Enters the input feature. Main menu disabled Enables the main menu. Main menu enabled Enters the game mode feature. Main menu disabled Enables the main menu. Main menu enabled Turns off the monitor. Main Menu Features Main Menu Description Menu Configures the screen settings. Game Mode You can change Picture Mode to a gaming mode. Input Sets input mode. Monitor off Turns off the monitor. Exit Exits the main menu. 18 User Settings Customizing settings ENGLISH ENG Menu Settings -Quick Settings 1 To view the OSD menu, press the joystick button at 2 3 4 5 the bottom of the monitor and then enter the Menu. Go to Quick Settings > Brightness by moving the joystick. Configure the options following the instructions that appear in the bottom right corner. To return to the upper menu or set other menu items, move the joystick to ◄ or pressing ( / OK) it. If you want to exit the OSD menu, move the joystick to ◄ until you exit. Each option is described below. Menu > Quick Settings Brightness Contrast Volume Description Adjusts the color contrast and brightness of the screen. Adjusts the volume. NOTE yy You can adjust Mute/ Unmute by moving the joystick button to ▼ in the Volume menu. Input Selects the current input mode. Ratio Adjusts the screen ratio. Wide Displays the video in wide-screen, regardless of the video signal input. Original Displays a video according to the input video signal aspect ratio. Cinema 1 Enlarges the screen with an aspect ratio of 21:9. (at 1080p) Cinema 2 Enlarges the screen with an aspect ratio of 21:9 including the black box area at the bottom for subtitles. (at 1080p) 1:1 The aspect ratio is not adjusted from the original. NOTE The display may look the same for Wide, Original options at the recommended resolution (2560 x yy 1080). User Settings 19 -PBP ENG ENGLISH 1 To view the OSD menu, press the joystick button at the bottom of the monitor and then enter the Menu. 2 Go to PBP by moving the joystick. 3 Configure the options following the instructions that 4 5 appear in the bottom right corner. To return to the upper menu or set other menu items, move the joystick to ◄ or pressing ( / OK) it. If you want to exit the OSD menu, move the joystick to ◄ until you exit. Each option is described below. Menu > PBP Sub Description Displays the screens of two input modes on one monitor. PBP Connection Main Screen (Left) Sound Out Sub Screen (Right) HDMI 1 HDMI 2 DisplayPort HDMI 1 - O O HDMI 2 O - O DisplayPort O O - Main Selects the input for Main. Sub Selects the input for Sub. Swap Toggles between the main screen and sub screen in PBP mode. Sub Full Converts the sub screen of PBP mode to the wide screen. Ratio Adjusts the aspect ratio of the main screen or sub screen. Main Wide Sub Displays the video to fit the PBP screen, regardless of the video signal input. Original Displays the video in the aspect ratio of the video signal input on the PBP screen. Wide Displays the video to fit the PBP screen, regardless of the video signal input. Original Displays the video in the aspect ratio of the video signal input on the PBP screen. NOTE yy When the Sub mode is Off, Sound Out, Swap, Sub Full, and Ratio menus become disabled. The Main/Sub options for Ratio become disabled if there is no signal. yy The optimal resolution for PBP mode is set automatically when PBP mode is set. 20 User Settings -Picture ENGLISH ENG 1 To view the OSD menu, press the joystick button at the bottom of the monitor and then enter the Menu. Go to Picture by moving the joystick. 2 3 Configure the options following the instructions that appear in the bottom right corner. 4 To return to the upper menu or set other menu items, 5 move the joystick to ◄ or pressing ( / OK) it. If you want to exit the OSD menu, move the joystick to ◄ until you exit. Each option is described below. Menu > Picture Picture Mode Description Custom Allows the user to adjust each element. The color mode of the main menu can be adjusted. Reader Optimizes the screen for viewing documents. You can brighten the screen in the OSD menu. Photo Optimizes the screen for photos. Cinema Optimizes the screen for video. Color Weakness This mode is for users who cannot distinguish between red and green. It enables users with color weakness to easily distinguish between the two colors. FPS Game 1 This mode is optimized for FPS games. FPS Game 2 It has a higher Black Stabilizer value than FPS Game 1. It is suitable for very dark FPS games. RTS Game This mode is optimized for RTS Game. Custom (Game) In this mode, users can customize various elements including game-related options. NOTE yy If the picture mode is changed in the DP (DisplayPort) input, the screen may flicker or the resolution of your PC screen may be affected. User Settings Picture Adjust Sharpness Adjusts the sharpness of the screen. Black Level Sets the offset level (for HDMI only). yy Offset: as a reference for a video signal, this is the darkest color the monitor can display. High The picture of the screen gets brighter. Low The picture of the screen gets darker. DFC Adjusts the brightness automatically according to the screen. Response Time Sets a response time for displayed pictures based on the speed of the screen. For a normal environment, it is recommended that you use Middle. For a fast-moving picture, it is recommended that you use high. Setting to High may cause image sticking. FreeSync High Sets the response time to High. Middle Sets the response time to Middle. Low Sets the response time to Low. Off Does not use the response time improvement feature. Provides seamless and natural images by synchronizing the vertical frequency of the input signal with that of the output signal. NOTE yyTo use the FreeSync feature, a graphic card that supports FreeSync is necessary. yySupported Interface: DisplayPort yyFor more information, refer to AMD website at http://www.amd. com/FreeSync Color Adjust On FreeSync function on. Off FreeSync function off. Black Stabilizer You can control the black contrast to have better visibility in dark scenes. Increasing the Black Stabilizer value brightens the low gray level area on the screen. (You can easily distinguish objects on dark game screens.) Reducing the Black Stabilizer value darkens the low gray level area and increases the dynamic contrast on the screen. Gamma The higher the gamma value, the darker the image becomes. Likewise, the lower the gamma value, the lighter the image becomes. If you do not need to adjust the gamma settings, select Off. Color Temp Custom Allows the user to adjust each element. The color mode of the main menu can be adjusted. Warm Sets the screen color to a reddish tone. Medium Sets the screen color between a red and blue tone. Cool Sets the screen color to a bluish tone. Red You can customize the picture color using Red, Green, and Blue colors. Green Blue Six Color Meets the user requirements for colors through adjusting the color and saturation of the six colors(Red_Hue, Red_Saturation, Green_Hue, Green_Saturation, Blue_Hue, Blue_Saturation, Cyan_Hue, Cyan_ Saturation, Magenta_Hue, Magenta_Saturation, Yellow_Hue, Yellow_Saturation) and saving the settings. *Hue: Adjusts tone of the screen. *Saturation: Adjusts the saturation of the screen colors. The lower the value, less saturated and bright the colors become. The higher the value, the more saturated and dark the colors become. Reset Returns the color settings to the default settings. ENG ENGLISH Game Adjust 21 22 User Settings -Sound ENGLISH ENG 1 To view the OSD menu, press the joystick button at the bottom of the monitor and then enter the Menu. Go to Sound by moving the joystick. 2 3 Configure the options following the instructions that 4 5 appear in the bottom right corner. To return to the upper menu or set other menu items, move the joystick to ◄ or pressing ( / OK) it. If you want to exit the OSD menu, move the joystick to ◄ until you exit. Each option is described below. Menu > Sound MaxxAudio Description MaxxAudio MaxxAudio Settings On MaxxAudio® by Waves, recipient of a Technical GRAMMY Award® is a suite of studio-quality sound tools for a superior listening experience. Off Disables the MaxxAudio function. The user can set the sound quality manually. MaxxBass Bass Enhancement. MaxxTreble Treble Enhancement. MaxxDialog Dialog Enhancement. Midnight Mode Maxx3D Enhances the three dimensional effect of the sound. Reset Returns the sound quality to the default settings. Lets you enjoy rich and full sound at a low volume. User Settings 23 -General ENG ENGLISH 1 To view the OSD menu, press the joystick but- ton at the bottom of the monitor and then enter the Menu. Go to General by moving the joystick. 2 3 Configure the options following the instructions that 4 5 appear in the bottom right corner. To return to the upper menu or set other menu items, move the joystick to ◄ or pressing ( / OK) it. If you want to exit the OSD menu, move the joystick to ◄ until you exit. Each option is described below. Menu > General Description Language Sets the menu screen to the desired language. SMART ENERGY SAVING High Saves energy using the high-efficiency SMART ENERGY SAVING feature. Low Saves energy using the low-efficiency SMART ENERGY SAVING feature. Off Disables the SMART ENERGY SAVING feature. Power LED Turns the power LED on the front of the monitor on or off. On The power LED turns on automatically. Off The power LED turns off. Automatic Standby Feature that automatically turns off the monitor when there is no movement on the screen for a period of time. You can set a timer for the auto-off function. (Off, 4 H, 6 H, and 8 H) Buzzer This feature lets you set the sound generated from Buzzer when your monitor powers on. OSD Lock On Enables your monitor`s Buzzer. Off Disables your monitor`s Buzzer. Prevents incorrect key input. On Disables key input. Off Enables key input. NOTE yy All features are disabled except Brightness, Contrast, Volume, Input in Quick Settings, OSD Lock in General, and the Exit button. NOTE yy Saving Data depends on the Panel. So,those values should be different from each panel and panel vendor.If option of SMART ENERGY SAVING is High or Low, monitor luminance become higher or lower depend on source. 24 User Settings -Reset ENGLISH ENG 1 To view the OSD menu, press the joystick but- ton at the bottom of the monitor and then enter the Menu. Go to Reset by moving the joystick. 2 3 Configure the options following the instructions that 4 5 appear in the bottom right corner. To return to the upper menu or set other menu items, move the joystick to ◄ or pressing ( / OK) it. If you want to exit the OSD menu, move the joystick to ◄ until you exit. Each option is described below. Menu > Reset Description Do you want to reset your settings? Reset Returns to the default settings. Cancel Cancel the select. TROUBLESHOOTING 25 Nothing is displayed on the screen. Is the monitor's power cord plugged in? Check if the power cord is correctly plugged into the power outlet. yy Is the power LED on? Check the power cable connection and press the power button. yy Check that the connected input is enabled (Menu > Quick Settings yy > Input). If the monitor is in sleep mode, move the mouse, or press any key yy on the keyboard, to switch the display on. Check if the computer is turned on. yy This occurs when signals transferred from the PC (graphics card) yy are out of the horizontal or vertical frequency range of the monitor. Please see the Product Specification section of this manual to set the appropriate frequency. This is displayed when the signal cable between the PC and yy the monitor is missing or disconnected. Check the cable and reconnect it. Is the power on and the power LED displaying white? Is the power LED blinking? Is the OUT OF RANGE message being displayed? Is the No Signal message being displayed? The OSD lock message is being displayed. Are some functions not avail-able when you press the Menu button? The OSD is locked. Go to Menu > General and set OSD Lock to yy Off. The screen retains an image. Does image sticking occur even when the monitor is turned off? Displaying a still image for a prolonged time may cause damage to yy the screen, resulting in the retention of the image. To extend the lifetime of the monitor, use a screensaver. yy Screen display is unstable and shaky / Images displayed on the monitor leave shadow trails. Did you select the appropriate resolution? If the selected resolution is HDMI 1080i 60/50 Hz (interlaced), the yy screen may be flickering. Change the resolution to 1080P or the recommended resolution. NOTE yy Vertical frequency In order to display an image, the screen must be refreshed dozens of times per second, like a fluorescent lamp. The number of times the screen is refreshed per second is called vertical frequency, or refresh rate, and is represented by Hz. yy Horizontal frequency The time it takes to display one horizontal line is called the horizontal cycle. If 1 is divided by the horizontal interval, the result is the number of horizontal lines displayed per second. This is called horizontal frequency and is represented by kHz. ENG ENGLISH TROUBLESHOOTING 26 TROUBLESHOOTING NOTE ENGLISH ENG Check if the graphics card's resolution or frequency is within the range allowed by the monitor and set yy it to the recommended (optimal) resolution in Control Panel > Display > settings. Not setting the graphics card to the recommended (optimal) resolution may result in blurred text, a yy dimmed screen, a truncated display area, or misalignment of the display. The setting methods may be different depending on the computer or operating system, and some yy resolutions may not be available depending on the performance of the graphics card. If this is the case, contact the manufacturer of the computer or graphics card for assistance. Some graphics cards may not support 2560x1080 resolution. If the resolution cannot be displayed, yy contact the manufacturer of your graphics card. The display color is abnormal. Does the display appear discol-ored (16 colors)? Does the display color appear unstable or monochrome? Are there spots on the screen? Set the color to 24 bit (true color) or higher. In Windows, go to yy Con-trol Panel > Display > Settings > Color Quality. Check if the signal cable is connected properly. Reconnect the yy cable or reinsert the PC's graphics card. When using the monitor, pixilated spots (red, green, blue, white, yy or black) may appear on the screen. This is normal for an LCD screen. It is not an error, nor is it related to the monitor's performance. Do you see an "Unrecognized monitor, Plug&Play (VESA DDC) monitor found" message? Have you installed the display driver? Be sure to install the display driver from the display driver CD (or yy diskette) that comes with your display. Or, you can also download the driver from our web site: http://www.lg.com. Make sure to check if the video card supports Plug&Play function. yy No sound from the headphone port or speaker. Are images displayed using DisplayPort or HDMI input without sound? Try increasing the volume using the button on the monitor. yy Set the audio output of the PC to the monitor you are using. On yy Microsoft Windows, go to Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Sound > set the monitor as default device. SPECIFICATIONS 29UC88 LCD Screen Type Resolution Pixel Pitch Maximum Resolution Video Signal Input Connector Power AC/DC adaptor Environmental Conditions TFT (Thin Film Transistor) LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) Screen 0.2628 mm x 0.2628 mm 2560 x 1080 @ 60 Hz Recommended Resolution 2560 x 1080 @ 60 Hz Horizontal Frequency 30 kHz to 90 kHz Vertical Frequency HDMI:(AV)25Hz to 60 Hz (PC)56Hz to75 Hz DP: 56 Hz to 75 Hz Synchronization Separate Sync. HDMI IN1, HDMI IN2 , DP(DisplayPort) IN, H/P Voltage 19 V 3.3 A Power consumption (Typ.) On mode: 31 W (ENERGY STAR® standard)* Sleep Mode ≤ 0.5 W Off Mode ≤ 0.3 W Type DA-65G 19, Asian Power Devices Inc. production Or type LCAP39, LIEN CHANG ELECTRONIC ENTERPRISE production Output: 19 V 3.42 A Operating Condition Temperature: 0°C to 40°C; Humidity: < 80% Storing Condition Temperature: -20°C to 60°C; Humidity: < 85% Audio Output 5W+5W Stand Angle Adjustment Dimension Forwards/Backwards: -5° to 20° (Head) Weight (Without Packaging) With Stand Without Stand Monitor Size (Width x Height x Depth) With Stand 700.9 mm x 491.3 mm x 232.8 mm Without Stand 700.9 mm x 316.5 mm x 64.9 mm 7.1 kg 5.1 kg The specifications are subject to change without notice. * The power consumption level can be different by operating condition and monitor setting. * The On mode power consumption is measured with ENERGY STAR® test standard. * ENERGY STAR® is a US registered mark of the United States Environmental Protection Agency. ENG ENGLISH SPECIFICATIONS 27 28 SPECIFICATIONS ENGLISH ENG Factory support mode (HDMI/ DisplayPort) Display Modes (Resolution) Horizontal Frequency(kHz) Vertical Frequency(Hz) Polarity(H/V) 720 x 400 31.468 70.08 -/+ 640 x 480 31.469 59.94 -/- 640 x 480 37.5 75 -/- 800 x 600 37.879 60.317 +/+ 800 x 600 46.875 75 +/+ 1024 x 768 48.363 60 -/- 1024 x 768 60.123 75.029 +/+ 1152 x 864 67.5 75 +/+ 1280 x 720 45 60 +/+ 1280 x 1024 63.981 60.02 +/+ 1280 x 1024 79.976 75.025 +/+ 1600 x 900 60 60 +/+ 1680 x 1050 65.290 59.954 -/+ 1920 x 1080 67.5 60 +/- 2560 x 1080 66.7 60 -/+ 1280 x 1080 (PBP only) 67.5 60 -/+ HDMI Timing (Video) Factory support mode (Preset Mode) Horizontal Frequency(kHz) Vertical Frequency(Hz) 480P 31.50 60 576P 31.25 50 720P 37.50 50 720P 45.00 60 1080P 56.25 50 1080P 67.50 60 Indicator Mode LED Color On Mode White (Only 15 seconds) Sleep Mode Blinking White Off Mode Off Remarks Remarks PROPER POSTURE 29 Proper Posture for Using the Monitor Adjust the screen so that you can comfortably view at a slight downward angle from your natural eye level. Take a break for approximately ten minutes every hour to reduce any fatigue caused by long-time yy usage. The stand of the touch monitor allows the product to be used in the optimum position. yy Adjust the stand angle to obtain the best view of the screen. You should be looking slightly down at the screen. Adjust the angle So that there is no reflection or glare from the screen. Place your hands gently on the keyboard, keeping your arms bent at the elbows and extended horizontally in front of you. ENG ENGLISH PROPER POSTURE To obtain the source code under GPL, LGPL, MPL, and other open source licenses, that is contained in this product, please visit http:// opensource.lge.com.In addition to the source code, all referred license terms, warranty disclaimers and copyright notices are available for download.LG Electronics will also provide open source code to you on CD-ROM for a charge covering the cost of performing such distribution (such as the cost of media, shipping, and handling) upon email request to firstname.lastname@example.org. This offer is valid for three (3) years from the date on which you purchased the product. Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: LG Model : 29UC88 Responsible Party: LG Electronics Inc. Address : 1000 Sylvan Ave. Englewood Cliffs NJ 07632 U.S.A TEL: 201-266-2534 *above information is only for USA FCC Regulatory This device meets the EMC requirements for home appliances (Class B) and is intended for home usage. This device can be used in all regions. Read the owner's manual (CD) carefully and keep it at hand. Please note that the label attached to the product provides information for technical support. MODEL SERIAL ENERGY STAR® is a set of power-saving guidelines issued by the U.S.Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). As an ENERGY STAR® Partner LGE U. S. A., Inc. has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR® guidelines for energy efficiency. Refer to ENERGY STAR.gov for more information on the ENERGY STAR® program.