ENGLISH
OWNER’S MANUAL
MONITOR SIGNAGE
Please read this manual carefully before operating
your set and retain it for future reference.
MONITOR SIGNAGE MODELS
M4214C
www.lg.com
Table of Contents
Accessories
Connecting the Stand
Connecting the Speakers
Portrait Mode
Using the Remote Control
Part Names and Functions
Connecting to External Devices
3
4
5
6
7
9
10
Connecting to Your PC........................................................................................................10
Using the LAN.......................................................................................................................12
Daisy Chaining Set...............................................................................................................13
VESA FDMI Wall Mounting..................................................................................................14
Cable Management..............................................................................................................15
Video Input............................................................................................................................16
Component Input (480i/480p/576i/576p/720p/1080i/1080p)...........................................17
HDMI Input (480p/576p/720p/1080i/1080p).......................................................................18
User Menus
19
Screen Adjustment Options...............................................................................................19
OSD Menu ............................................................................................................................21
Adjusting the OSD (On-Screen Display) .........................................................................22
Adjusting the Screen Automatically..................................................................................22
Adjusting Screen Color.......................................................................................................23
Adjusting Audio....................................................................................................................29
Adjusting the Timer.............................................................................................................30
Selecting Options ...............................................................................................................31
Screen Tiling Options..........................................................................................................33
USB Options.........................................................................................................................35
Troubleshooting
Specifications Controlling Multiple Set 49
52
A1
2
Accessories
Included Accessories
Thank you for your purchase. Check to make sure that the accessories shown immediately below have been
included with your set.
❖ Note that the accessories may look different from those shown here.
D-Sub Signal
Cable
Remote Control
/ Batteries
Power Cable
Audio Cable (PC)
CD-ROM / Cards
Separately Purchased Accessories
Optional accessories are subject to change without prior notice to improve the performance of the set. New
optional accessories may be added periodically.
❖ Optional accessories (purchased separately) may vary depending on the model.
❖ Note that optional accessories may look different from those shown here.
Speaker Kit
Stand Kit
❖ Applicable only for models that support stand.
❖ Applicable only for models that support the speakers.
Cable holder/Cable tie
Speaker(2)
Screws (4)
/ Cable (2)
They may not
be available
in some areas
or for some
models.
Stand (1)
NC2000 Kit
❖ Applicable only for models that support the NC2000.
NC2000
CD-ROM /
Cards
Screws (2)
3
Screws (6)
Cable management (1)
Connecting the Stand
- Only on some models.
1.
Take the parts for the stand out of the box and assemble them as
shown in the picture.
Parts
First, check if the following parts are all present.
Screws (6)
Stand (1)
Cable management (1)
2.
Place a soft cloth on a table and place the set screen side down upon the table.
Connect the stand as shown below.
3.
Use the screws to secure the stand on the rear side of the set as shown
below.
4
Connecting the Speakers
- Only on some models.
Attach the speakers to the set using screws as shown below. Then, connect the
speaker cable.
After installing your speakers, use holders and cable ties to organize the speaker
cables.
Cable holder
Remove the paper.
* This feature is not available on all models.
When the speakers are installed.
Cable ties
*Connect the input terminal with the
proper color match.
* This feature is not available on all models.
5
Portrait Mode
- Only on some models.
"When installing in portrait mode, rotate the set clockwise."
6
Using the Remote Control
Remote Control Buttons
1
POWER On / Off Button
- Switches the set on from standby or off to
standby.
2
MONITOR On / Off Button
- Turns off the monitor and then turn it back on.
3
Number and Letter Buttons
- Type numbers and letters.
4
1/a/A Button
- Selects numbers and letters. (SuperSign
input only).
5
Volume Up/Down Button
- Adjusts the volume.
6
PSM Button
- Selects the Picture Status mode.
7
MUTE Button
- Switches the sound on or off.
8
MENU Button
- Selects a menu.
- Clears all on-screen displays and returns to
monitor viewing from any menu.
9
Up/Down/Left/Right Buttons
- Allows you to navigate the on-screen menus
and adjust the system settings to your
preference.
10
OK Button
- Accepts your selection or displays the
current mode.
1
2
3
.,!
GHI
1/a/A
SAVING
TUV
-*#
CLEAR
ABC
JKL
DFG
MNO
WXYZ
MARK
5
ARC
6
PSM
7
8
INPUT
OFF
PQRS
4
ENERGY
MONITOR
ON
P
BRIGHT A
NESS G
E
MUTE
MENU
9
AUTO
S.MENU
OK
10
11
BACK
TILE
EXIT
ID
12
13
ON
OFF
11 BACK Button
- Allows the user to move return one step in an
interactive application.
12 ID ON/OFF Button
- Enables set lock.
13 USB Menu Control Buttons
- Adjusts the USB menu (Photo List, Music
List and Movie List).
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Using the Remote Control
14
ENERGY
MONITOR
INPUT
15
OFF
ON
.,!
GHI
PQRS
1/a/A
TUV
-*#
CLEAR
ABC
JKL
PSM
Input List
AV
AUTO
TILE
OFF
Component
RGB
HDMI/DVI
SuperSign
WXYZ
16
17
P
BRIGHT A
NESS G
18
E
S.MENU
19
EXIT
16
CLEAR Button
- Deletes the numbers and letters you typed
(SuperSign input only).
17
ARC Button
- Selects the Aspect Ratio mode.
18
BRIGHTNESS Button
- Adjusts the resolution and brightness by
pressing Up and Down.
- In USB mode, the OSD menu has the Page
function to move to the next file list.
19
AUTO Button
- Automatically adjusts picture position and
minimizes image instability (RGB input only).
20
S.MENU Button (SuperSign Menu Key)
- Selects the SuperSign OSD Menu
(SuperSign input only).
21
EXIT Button
- Clears all on-screen displays and returns to set
normal viewing from any menu.
22
TILE Button
- Selects the TILE mode.
20
OK
ON
INPUT Select Button
Accesses the Input Signal Window.
Selects the signal type you want using ◄ ►.
MNO
MUTE
ID
15
DFG
ARC
BACK
ENERGY SAVING Button
- Adjusts the Energy Saving mode of the set.
SAVING
MARK
MENU
14
21
22
Inserting Batteries into the Remote Control
AAA Type
1. Slide off the battery cover.
2. Insert the batteries with correct polarity ( + / - ).
3. Close the battery cover.
4. To remove the batteries, perform the installation actions
in reverse.
• Dispose of used batteries accordance with local
regulations to prevent environmental pollution.
8
Part Names and Functions
* The set image in the user's guide may be different from the actual image.
Rear View
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
1
Power Connector
Connect the power cord.
2
RS-232C Serial Ports
3
RGB, HDMI/DVI Ports
HDMI supports high definition input and HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital
Content Protection). Some devices require HDCP in order to display HD
signals.
4
PC Sound Jack
Connect the audio cable to the LINE OUT* jack of the PC sound card.
5
AV Ports
6
USB Port
7
LAN Port
8
Speaker Ports
* LINE OUT
A terminal that is used to connect to the speaker including a built-in amplifier (amp).
Check the connecting terminal of the PC sound card before connecting. If the Audio Out of the PC
sound card only has a Speaker Out jack, reduce the PC volume. If the Audio Out of the PC sound card
supports both Speaker Out and Line Out, convert to Line Out using the card jumper of the program
(refer to your sound card's manual).
9
Connecting to External Devices
Connecting to Your PC
1
Check that the computer, monitor and the peripherals are turned off. Then, connect the
signal input cable.
A. Connecting with a D-Sub Signal Input Cable.
B. Connecting with an HDMI-DVI Signal Input Cable (not included)
* When HDMI PC is used, a compatibility problem may occur.
A.
PC
Rear back of the set.
MAC
PC/MAC
Macintosh Adapter (not included)
Use the standard Macintosh adapter since an incompatible adapter
that uses a different signaling system is available on the market.
B.
(not included)
Rear back of the set.
PC
* Use shielded signal interface cables (D-sub 15 pin cable, DVI cable) with ferrite cores to
maintain standard compliance with your set.
2
Connect the Audio cable.
Rear back of the set.
3
PC
Connect the power cord.
Rear back of the set.
10
Connecting to External Devices
4
1.
Press Power.
2.
Turn on the PC.
Power button
5 Select an input signal.
Press INPUT on the remote control to select the input signal.
INPUT → ◄ ► → OK
Or, press SOURCE on the bottom of the set.
SOURCE →◄ ► → AUTO/SET
A.
Connecting with a D-Sub Signal Input Cable.
Select RGB: 15-pin D-Sub analog signal.
Input List
AV
B.
Component
RGB
HDMI/DVI
SuperSign
Connecting with an HDMI to DVI Signal Input Cable.
Select HDMI/DVI: DVI Digital signal or HDMI Digital signal.
Input List
AV
Note
Component
RGB
HDMI/DVI
SuperSign
• Connecting two computers.
Connect the signal cables (HDMI-DVI and D-Sub) to each computer.
Press INPUT on the remote control to select the computer to use.
• Connect to a grounded power outlet directly on the wall or on a grounded power strip.
11
Connecting to External Devices
Using the LAN
1 Connect the LAN cable as shown below.
A.
B.
Connect PC to Monitor.
Using a Router (Switch).
LAN
LAN
Switch
Set
Set
PC
PC
C. Using the Internet.
Network
LAN
Network
Set
2
PC
Network
Connect the LAN cable
and install the eZ-Net Manager program on the CD-ROM.
For more information about the program, please refer to the eZ-Net Guide on the included
CD-ROM.
Note
• Using a LAN establishes communication between your PC and the set and enables
use of the OSD menus on the PC as well as the set.
12
Connecting to External Devices
Daisy Chaining Set
A.
Using RGB Input
To use different set connected to each other, connect one end of the signal input cable
(15-pin D-Sub signal cable) to the RGB OUT connector of set 1 and connect the other
end to the RGB IN connector of other set.
15-pin D-Sub Signal Cable
PC
PC
Set 1
Set 2
Set 3
Set 4
B. Using AV Input
Audio Cable
(not included)
Video/TV
BNC Cable
(not included)
Set 1
Note
Set 2
Set 3
• The number of set that can be connected to one output may vary depending on signal
status and cable loss. If the signal status is good, and there is no cable loss, it is possible to connect up to 9 set. If you want to connect more than nine, a distributor is
recommended.
13
Connecting to External Devices
VESA FDMI Wall Mounting
This set supports a VESA FDMI compliant mounting interface. These mounts are
purchased separately and are not available from LG. Refer to the instructions
included with your wall mount for more info.
Kensington Security Slot
The set is equipped with a Kensington
Security System connector on the back
panel. The cable and lock are available
separately and are not sold by LG. For
more info, visit http://www.kensington.
com.
Note
• T
here is a switch on the lower side of the back. You can set the switch to "On"
before connecting a power cord to make it more convenient.
14
Connecting to External Devices
Cable Management
- Only on some models.
1.
Arrange the cables in the center as shown in the following picture.
2.
Fit the cable guide to the back to help manage the cables.
Removing the cable guide.
Cable
Management
Hold the Cable management with both hands
and pull it downward.
Note
• Do not use the cable management as a handle for the Monitor.
15
Connecting to External Devices
Video Input
1
Connect the video cable as shown below and then connect the power cord
(see page 10).
Connecting with a BNC Cable
•C
onnect the input terminal with a proper color match.
Set
Audio Cable
(not included)
BNC Cable
(not included)
VCR/DVD Receiver
2
Select an input signal.
Press INPUT on the remote control to select the input signal.
INPUT → ◄ ► → OK
Or, press SOURCE on the bottom of the set.
SOURCE →◄ ► → AUTO/SET
Connecting with a BNC Cable
Select AV.
Input List
AV
Component
RGB
HDMI/DVI
16
SuperSign
Connecting to External Devices
Component Input (480i/480p/576i/576p/720p/1080i/1080p)
1
Connect the AV cable as shown in the below figure, then connect the power cord (see page 10).
• Connect the input terminal with the matching color.
Set
BNC Cable
(not included)
Audio Cable
(not included)
HDTV Receiver
Note:
- Some devices may require HDCP in order to display HD signals.
- Component doesn't support HDCP.
2
Select an input signal.
Press INPUT on the remote control to select the input signal.
INPUT → ◄ ► → OK
Or, press SOURCE on the bottom of the set.
SOURCE →◄ ► → AUTO/SET
Select Component.
Input List
AV
Component
RGB
HDMI/DVI
SuperSign
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Connecting to External Devices
HDMI Input (480p/576p/720p/1080i/1080p)
HDMI supports high definition input and HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content
Protection). Some devices require HDCP in order to display HD signals.
1 Connect the AV cable as shown below and connect the power cord (see page 10).
Set
Set
RCA-PC
Audio Cable
(not included)
HDMI-DVI
Signal Cable
(not included)
HDMI Signal Cable
(not included)
VCR/DVD/Set-top Box
VCR/DVD/Set-top Box
Note: Dolby Digital is not supported.
2
Select an input signal.
Press INPUT on the remote control to select the input signal.
INPUT → ◄ ► → OK
Or, press SOURCE on the bottom of the set.
SOURCE →◄ ► → AUTO/SET
Connecting with an HDMI-DVI Signal Input Cable or an HDMI Signal Input Cable.
Select HDMI/DVI.
Input List
AV
Component
RGB
HDMI/DVI
SuperSign
18
User Menus
Screen Adjustment Options
7
6
3
1
Power Button
2
Power Indicator
3
MENU Button
4
OSD Select /
Adjust Button
4
5
2
1
Turns the set on/off.
This Indicator lights up green when the set is operating
normally (on mode). If the set is in sleep mode (Energy
Saving), the indicator color changes to amber.
Shows/hides the OSD (On-Screen Display) menu.
Selects an icon or adjusts the setting in the OSD menu.
▲ ▼ Adjusts up and down.
◄ ► Adjusts the volume.
19
Volume
35
User Menus
Screen Adjustment Options
5
AUTO/SET Button
[For PC Analog signal]
Auto in progress
For optimal display change
resolution to 1920 x 1080
[When XGA Mode is active and
1920 x 1080 is selected]
Auto in progress
6
SOURCE Button
SOURCE → ◄ ► → AUTO/SET
- Toggles between inputs
V
A
Component
RGB
HDMI/DVI
SuperSign
Composite Video
HDTV, DVD
15-pin D-Sub analog signal
Digital signal
SupeSign
Input List
AV
7
IR Receiver
Component
RGB
HDMI/DVI
SuperSign
The sensor from which the set receives signals from the
remote control.
20
User Menus
OSD Menu
Icon
Function Description
Adjusts screen brightness, contrast and color to your preference.
Picture
Adjusts the audio.
Audio
Adjusts the timer.
Time
Adjusts the screen status according to conditions.
Option
Adjusts tile options.
Tile
Adjusts USB options.
USB
Note
OSD (On-Screen Display)
• The OSD function enables you to adjust the screen status conveniently since it
provides graphical menu representation.
21
User Menus
Adjusting the OSD (On-Screen Display)
MENU
Pops up
the menu
screen
➩
➩
Move where
you want to
adjust
➩
Select a
menu icon
➩
➩
Select a
menu list
Move where
you want to
adjust
➩
Adjust the status
➩
Save
adjustment
Exit from the
menu screen.
• Use the remote control to adjust the OSD.
1
Press MENU to bring up the OSD.
2
To access a control, use ▲▼.
3
When the icon you want becomes highlighted, press OK.
4
To access a control, use ▲▼.
5
When the list you want becomes highlighted, press OK.
6
Use ▲▼◄ ► to adjust the item to the desired level.
7
Accept the changes by pressing OK.
8
Exit the OSD by pressing EXIT.
Adjusting the Screen Automatically
Press AUTO/SET (AUTO on the remote Control) when viewing a
PC analog signal. The optimal screen settings will be selected
that suit the current mode. If adjustments are not satisfactory,
adjust the screen manually.
22
[When XGA Mode is active and
1920 x 1080 is selected]
Auto in progress
User Menus
Adjusting Screen Color
Aspect Ratio
PICTURE
Move
Aspect
16:9
AspectRatio
Ratio :: 16:9
ꕫ Energy Saving : Off
ꔋ
16:9
16:9OK
Justꔋscan
Original
Picture Mode : Standard
• Backlight 70
14:9
• Contrast Zoom
• Brightness 50
• Sharpness 70
• Color
4:3
90
Cinena Zoom 1
Full Wide
60
▼
To select the image size of the screen.
16:9: Widescreen mode.
Just Scan: D
isplays the full signal data without cropping any of the image.
(* This menu is only active in 720p and 1080i in component mode.)
Original: T
he aspect ratio is not adjusted from the original signal and is set by the program being
watched.
4:3: Selects a 4:3 aspect ratio image.
1:1: The aspect ratio is not adjusted from the original. Used in PC mode (only HDMI/ DVI PC, RGB PC).
14:9: 14:9
programs are viewed normally in 14:9 with black bars added to the top and bottom.
4:3 programs are magnified on the top/bottom and left/right sides.
Zoom: 4:3 programs are magnified until they fill the 16:9 screen. The top and bottom will be cut off.
Cinena Zoom 1: C
hoose Cinema Zoom when you wish the picture to be altered, both horizontally
extended and vertically cropped. This is a good compromise between signal
alteration and screen coverage.
Full Wide: When the set receives a wide screen signal, it causes you to adjust the picture
horizontally or vertically, in linear proportion, to fill the entire screen.
H - 80
ENG
ARC
MODE
AV
Component
AV
Component
RGB
HDMI / DVI
RGB
HDMI / DVI
SuperSign
16 : 9
Just Scan
Original
4:3
1:1
14 : 9
Zoom
Cinema Zoom 1
Full Wide
KOR
ᬱᅙ⪵໕እ
ᯱ࠺⪵໕እ
ᵭ
SuperSign
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User Menus
Adjusting Screen Color
Energy Saving
PICTURE
Aspect Ratio Move
OK
: 16:9
Picture Mode : Standard
• Backlight 70
• Contrast • Brightness 50
• Sharpness 70
• Color
ꔋ
Off
Offꔋ
Level 1
ꕫ Energy Saving : Off
90
Level 2
Level 3
60
▼
The screen brightness adjusting menu helps you save energy.
Level: 4 screen brightness levels are available.
- Off: 100% light
- Level 1: 80% light
- Level 2: 60% light
- Level 3: 40% light
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User Menus
Adjusting Screen Color
Picture Mode
PICTURE
Aspect Ratio Move
OK
: 16:9
ꕫ Energy Saving : Off
Picture
PictureMode
Mode Standard
:: Standard
• Backlight 70
• Contrast • Brightness 50
• Sharpness 70
• Color
▼
90
60
Vivid
ꔋ
Standard
Standard ꔋ
Cinema
Sport
Game
Expert 1
Expert 2
The picture mode menu toggles between screen presets.
Standard: This is the optimum viewing condition for general users.
Vivid: Displays a sharp image.
Cinema: This mode optimizes video for watching movies.
Sport: This mode emphasizes dynamic video and primary colors (e.g. white, uniforms,
grass, sky blue, etc.) by realizing the optimal image settings for sports.
Game: This is the mode for fast response speeds for video games.
Expert1,2 : Select this option to use the user-defined settings.
Note
• If the 'Picture Mode' setting in the Picture menu is set to Vivid, Standard, Cinema,
Sport or Game, the subsequent menus w