Alienware OptX™ AW2210 User's Guide About Your Monitor Setting Up the Monitor Operating the Monitor Troubleshooting Appendix Notes, Cautions, and Warnings NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your monitor. CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the problem. WARNING: A WARNING indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury or death. Information in this document is subject to change without notice. © 2009 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Alienware is a trademark or registered trademark of Alienware Corporation; Dell and the DELL logo are trademarks of Dell Inc; Microsoft, Windows, and Windows Vista are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. ENERGY STAR is a registered trademark of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. As an ENERGY STAR partner, Dell Inc. has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Inc. disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own. Model AW2210t August 2009 Rev. A03 Back to Contents Page About Your Monitor Alienware OptX™ AW2210 User's Guide Package Contents Product Features Identifying Parts and Controls Monitor Specifications Universal Serial Bus (USB) Interface Plug and Play Capability Maintenance Guidelines Package Contents Your monitor ships with the components shown below. Ensure that you have received all the components and contact Dell if something is missing. NOTE: Some items may be optional and may not ship with your Monitor. Some features or media may not be available in certain countries. l Monitor with stand l Cable Cover l Power Cable l DVI Cable l HDMI Cable l USB Cable l l l Drivers and Documentation media Setup Guide Safety Information Product Features The Alienware OptX™ AW2210 has an active matrix, thin-film transistor (TFT), liquid crystal display (LCD), and LED backlight. The monitor features include: ■ 21.5-inch (546.86 mm) viewable area display. 1920 x 1080 resolution, plus full-screen support for lower resolutions. ■ Wide viewing angle to allow viewing from a sitting or standing position, or moving side-to-side. ■ Tilt, swivel, and vertical extension capabilities. ■ Plug and play capability if supported by your system. ■ On-Screen Display (OSD) adjustments for ease of set-up and screen optimization. ■ Software and documentation media includes an information file (INF), Image Color Matching File (ICM), and product documentation. ■ Energy Saver feature for Energy Star compliance. ■ Security lock slot. Identifying Parts and Controls Front View Front View Label Description 1 Shortcut Key 1 (Preset Modes) 2 Shortcut Key 2 (Brightness/Contrast) 3 Shortcut Key 3 (Input Source) 4 Menu 5 Exit 6 Power On/Off Back View Front panel controls Back view Back view with monitor stand Label Description/Use 1 VESA mounting holes (100 mm) (behind attached VESA plate) Use to mount the monitor. 2 Regulatory rating label Lists the regulatory approvals. 3 Security lock slot Use a security lock with the slot to help secure your monitor. 4 Stand removal button Press to release the stand. 5 Barcode serial number label Refer to this label if you need to contact Dell for technical support. 6 Cable management slot Use to organize cables by placing them through the slot. Side View Left view Right view Bottom View Bottom view Label Description 1 AC power cord connector 2 HDMI connectors (2) 3 DVI connector 4 Audio Line-in 5 Audio Line-out 6 USB upstream port 7 USB downstream ports (4) Monitor Specifications Flat Panel Specifications Model AW2210 Screen type Active matrix - TFT LCD Panel type TN Screen dimensions 21.5 inches (21.5-inch viewable image size) Preset display area: Horizontal 476.64 mm (18.77 inches) Vertical 268.11 mm (10.56 inches) Pixel pitch 0.248 mm Viewing angle 160° (vertical) typ, 170° (horizontal) typ Luminance output 300 cd/m ²(typ) Contrast ratio 1000 to 1 (typ) Dynamic contrast ratio Up to 80,000 : 1 (max) Faceplate coating Antiglare with hard-coating 3H Backlight 4 CCFL Response Time 2ms typical (Grey to Grey) Color gamut (Typical) 85%* * AW2210 color gamut (typical) is based on CIE1976 (85%) and CIE1931 (72%) test standards. Resolution Specifications Model AW2210 Horizontal scan range 30 kHz to 83 kHz (automatic) Vertical scan range 56 Hz to 75 Hz (automatic) Maximum resolution 1920 x 1080 at 60 Hz Video Supported Modes Model AW2210 Video display capabilities (DVI playback) 480i/480p/576i/576p/720p/1080i/1080p (Support HDCP) Preset Display Modes Display Mode Horizontal Frequency (kHz) Vertical Frequency (Hz) Pixel Clock (MHz) Sync Polarity (Horizontal/Vertical) 720 x 400 31.5 70.0 28.3 -/+ 640 x 480 31.5 60.0 25.2 -/- 640 x 480 37.5 75.0 31.5 -/- 800 x 600 37.9 60.0 40.0 +/+ 800 x 600 46.9 75.0 49.5 +/+ 1024 x 768 48.4 60.0 65.0 -/- 1024 x 768 60.0 75.0 78.8 +/+ 1152 x 864 67.5 75.0 108.0 +/+ 1280 x 1024 64.0 60.0 135.0 +/+ 1280 x 1024 80.0 75.0 135.0 +/+ 1920 x 1080 67.5 60.0 148.5 +/+ Electrical Specifications Model AW2210 Video input signals Digital DVI-D TMDS, 600 mV for each differential line, positive polarity at 50 ohm input impedance HDMI TMDS, 600 mV for each differential line, positive polarity at 50 ohm input impedance or 100 Ohm per differential pair Audio Input and Output signals : Input signal level: 1 Vrms without clipping Synchronization input signals Separate horizontal and vertical synchronizations, polarity-free TTL level, SOG (Composite SYNC on green) AC input voltage/frequency/current 100 to 240 VAC/50 or 60 Hz + 3 Hz/1.5 A (Max.) Inrush current 120V:40A (Max.) 240V:80A (Max.) Physical Characteristics Model AW2210 Connector type DVI-D, white connector; HDMI, black connector Signal cable type Digital: Detachable, DVI-D, Solid pins, shipped detached from the monitor High Deinition Multimedia Interface: Detachable, HDMI, 19 pins Dimensions (with stand) Height 18.14 inches (460.82 mm) Width 20.33 inches (516.27 mm) Depth 7.64 inches (193.97 mm) Dimensions (without stand) Height 12.35 inches (313.75 mm) Width 20.33 inches (516.27 mm) Depth 3.25 inches (82.46 mm) Stand dimensions Height 14.57 inches (370.2 mm) Width 15.75 inches (400.1 mm) Depth 7.64 inches (193.97 mm) Weight Weight with packaging 15.80 lbs (7.18 kg) Weight with stand assembly and cables 13.05 lbs (5.92 kg) Weight without stand assembly (For wall mount or VESA mount considerations - no cables) 8.75 lbs (3.97 kg) Weight of stand assembly 4.30 lbs (1.95 kg) Environmental Characteristics Model AW2210 Temperature Operating 5° to 35°C (41° to 95°F) Non-operating Storage: -20° to 60°C (-4° to 140°F) Shipping: -20° to 60°C (-4° to 140°F) Humidity Operating 10% to 80% (non-condensing) Non-operating Storage: 5% to 90% (non-condensing) Shipping: 5% to 90% (non-condensing) Altitude Operating 3,657.6 m (12,000 ft) max Non-operating 12,192 m (40,000 ft) max Thermal dissipation 256.08 BTU/hour (maximum) 153.65 BTU/hour (typical) Power Management Modes If you have VESA's DPM™ compliance display card or software installed on your computer, the monitor can automatically reduce its power consumption when not in use. This is referred to as Power Save Mode*. If the computer detects input from keyboard, mouse, or other input devices, the monitor automatically resumes functioning. The following table shows the power consumption and signaling of this automatic power saving feature: VESA Modes Normal operation Active-off mode Switch off Horizontal Sync Active Inactive - Vertical Sync Active Inactive - Video Active Blanked - Power Indicator White Amber (Breathing) Off Power Consumption 45 W (typical)/75 W (maximum) 2 W Less than 1 W The OSD will only function in the normal operation mode. When the Exit control is touched in Active-off mode, one of the following messages will be displayed: OR Activate the computer and the monitor to gain access to the OSD. NOTE: This monitor is ENERGY STAR®-compliant. * Zero power consumption in OFF mode can only be achieved by disconnecting the main cable from the monitor Pin Assignments DVI Connector Pin Number 24-pin Side of the Connected Signal Cable 1 TMDS RX2- Back to Contents Page Appendix Alienware OptX™ AW2210 User's Guide Safety Instructions FCC Notice (U.S. Only) and Other Regulatory Information Contacting Dell WARNING: Safety Instructions WARNING: Use of controls, adjustments, or procedures other than those specified in this documentation may result in exposure to shock, electrical hazards, and/or mechanical hazards. For information on safety instructions, see the Product Information Guide. FCC Notices (U.S. Only) and Other Regulatory Information For FCC notices and other regulatory information, see the regulatory compliance website located at: http://www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Contacting Dell For customers in the United States, call 800-WWW-DELL (800-999-3355). NOTE: If you do not have an active Internet connection, you can find contact information on your purchase invoice, packing slip, bill, or Dell product catalog. Dell provides several online and telephone-based support and service options. Availability varies by country and product, and some services may not be available in your area. To contact Dell for sales, technical support, or customer service issues: 1. Visit support.dell.com. 2. Verify your country or region in the Choose A Country/Region drop-down menu at the bottom of the page. 3. Click Contact Us on the left side of the page. 4. Select the appropriate service or support link based on your need. 5. Choose the method of contacting Dell that is convenient for you. Back to Contents Page Back to Contents Page Setting Up Your Monitor Alienware OptX™ AW2210 If you have an Alienware™ desktop or an Alienware™ portable computer with internet access 1. Go to http://support.dell.com, enter your service tag, and download the latest driver for your graphics card. 2. After installing the drivers for your Graphics Adapter, attempt to set the resolution to 1920X1080 again. NOTE: If you are unable to set the resolution to 1920x1080, please contact Dell™ to inquire about a Graphics Adapter that supports these resolutions. Back to Contents Page Back to Contents Page Setting Up Your Monitor Alienware OptX™ AW2210 If you have a non Alienware™ desktop, portable computer, or graphics card In Windows XP: 1. Right-click on the desktop and click Properties. 2. Select the Settings tab. 3. Select Advanced. 4. Identify your graphics controller supplier from the description at the top of the window (e.g. NVIDIA, ATI, Intel etc.). 5. Refer to the graphic card provider website for updated driver (for example, http://www.ATI.com OR http://www.NVIDIA.com ). 6. After installing the drivers for your Graphics Adapter, attempt to set the resolution to 1920X1080 again. In Windows Vista® or Windows 7: 1. Right-click on the desktop and click Personalization. 2. Click Change Display Settings. 3. Click Advanced Settings. 4. Identify your graphics controller supplier from the description at the top of the window (e.g. NVIDIA, ATI, Intel etc.). 5. Refer to the graphic card provider website for updated driver (for example, http://www.ATI.com OR http://www.NVIDIA.com ). 6. After installing the drivers for your Graphics Adapter, attempt to set the resolution to 1920X1080 again. NOTE: If you are unable to set the resolution to 1920x1080, contact the manufacturer of your computer or consider purchasing a graphics adapter that will support the video resolution of 1920x1080. Back to Contents Page Back to Contents Page Operating the Monitor Alienware OptX™ AW2210 User's Guide Using the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu Setting the Maximum Resolution Using the Tilt, Swivel, and Vertical Extension Using the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu Using the OSD Controls Use the controls on the front of the monitor to select a Shortcut Key function, to navigate the OSD menu and to adjust the characteristics of the image being displayed. Shortcut Key 1 (Preset Modes) Shortcut Key 2 (Brightness/Contrast) Shortcut Key 3 (Input Source) Menu Exit Power On/Off Icon Shortcut Key 1 (Preset Modes) Description Select this Shortcut to choose from a list of preset color modes. Shortcut Key 2 Select this Shortcut to activate Brightness/Contrast adjustment. (Brightness/Contrast) Shortcut Key 3 (Input Source) Select this Shortcut to select between different video signals that may be connected to your monitor. Menu Launch the Menu. See Navigating the Menu. Exit Exit On-Screen Display. Power On/Off Turn monitor on or off. The white LED indicates the monitor is on and fully functional. A breathing amber LED indicates it is in power save mode. Navigating the Menu 1. Select to launch the menu. 2. Select or to move between the setting options. As you move from one icon to another, the option name is highlighted. See Menu Options for a complete list of all the options available for the monitor. 3. Select to move to the Sub-menu. 4. Select or 5. Select to call out the slider bar for adjusting the value if the setting. 6. Select or 7. Select to return to the Sub-menu. to move between the setting options. , to adjust the value of the setting. 8. Select again to return to the Main menu. 9. Select to exit from the On-screen Display menu. Menu Options Icon Menu and Submenus Description BRIGHTNESS/CONTRAST Use this menu to activate Brightness/Contrast adjustment. Brightness Brightness adjusts the luminance of the backlight. Contrast Adjust Brightness first, and then adjust Contrast only if further adjustment is necessary. The Contrast function adjusts the degree of difference between darkness and lightness on the monitor screen. INPUT SOURCE Use the INPUT SOURCE menu to select between different video signals that may be connected to your monitor. Auto Select Select Auto Select to scan for available input signals. DVI-D Select DVI-D input when you are using the Digital (DVI) connector. HDMI Select HDMI input when you are using the HDMI connector. COLOR SETTINGS Use the Color Settings to adjust the color setting mode and color temperature. There are different color setting sub-menus for DVI-D and Video input. Input Color Format Allows you to set the color format of the video input signal to: l RGB: Select this option if your computer, DVD player or Game Console using the HDMI or DVI cable to connect to the display. l YPbPr: Select this option if your DVD player, Game Console or other device connected to the display only supports YPbPr format. Mode Selection Allows you to set the display mode to: l Graphics: Select this mode if your monitor is connected to your computer. l Video: Select this mode if you are enjoying video movies on your display. For DVD playback, selecting this mode gives a better viewing experience. NOTE: Depending upon the Display Mode you select the Preset Modes available for your monitor changes. Preset Modes Allows you to choose from a list of preset color modes. In the Graphics mode, you can set the color to the following preset values: l Standard: Loads the monitor's default color settings. This is the default preset mode. l Multimedia: Loads color settings ideal for multimedia applications. l Game: Loads color settings ideal for most gaming applications. l Warm: Increase the color temperature. The screen appears warmer with a red/yellow tint. l Cool: Decreases the color temperature. The screen appears cooler with a blue tint. l Custom (R, G, B): Allows you to manually adjust the color settings. In the Video mode, you can set the color to the following preset values: Hue l Movie: Loads color settings ideal for movies. This is the default preset mode. l Game: Loads color settings ideal for gaming. l Sports: Loads color settings ideal for sports. l Nature: Loads color settings ideal for nature. This feature can shift color of video image to green or purple. This is used to adjust the desired flesh tone color. Decrease the value of the Hue, increases the green shade of the video image. Increase the value of the Hue, increases the purple shade of the video image. NOTE: Hue adjustment is available only for video input. Saturation This feature can adjust the color saturation of the video image. Decrease the value of the Saturation, increases the monochrome appearance of the video image. Increase the value of the Saturation, increases the colorful appearance of the video image. NOTE: Saturation adjustment is available only for video input. Reset Color Settings Resets your monitor's color settings to the factory defaults. DISPLAY SETTINGS Wide Mode Adjust the image ratio as 4:3 or full screen. Sharpness This feature can make the image look sharper or softer. Dynamic Contrast Dynamic Contrast provides higher contrast if you choose Game preset, Movie Preset, Sports Preset and Nature Preset. NOTE: Brightness control is disabled while in Dynamic Contrast mode and will be grayed out. Response Time This function improves the response time in Multimedia preset, gaming preset, sports preset and theatre presets. Reset Display Settings Reset the image to the original factory setting. AUDIO SETTINGS Line out source Use the LINE OUT SOURCE menu to select between different video signals that may be connected to your monitor. Reset audio settings Reset the audio to the original factory setting. OTHER SETTINGS Language Language option to set the OSD display to one of six languages (English, Espanol, Francais, Deutsch, Japanese, or Simplified Chinese). Menu Transparency This function is used to change the OSD background from opaque to transparent. Menu Timer This function is used to change the slider in 1 second increments, from 5 to 60 seconds. Menu Lock Controls user access to adjustments. When 'Lock' is selected, no user adjustments are allowed. NOTE: When the OSD is locked, press the first OSD control above the Power On/Off control for 15 seconds to unlock it. Button Sound Turns on or off the button sound. Back to Contents Page Setting Up Your Monitor Alienware OptX™ AW2210 Setting the display resolution to 1920X1080 (maximum) For maximum display performance with Microsoft® Windows® operating systems, set the display resolution to 1920X1080 pixels by performing the following steps: In Windows XP: 1. Right-click on the desktop and click Properties. 2. Select the Settings tab. 3. Move the slider-bar to the right by pressing and holding the left-mouse button and adjust the screen resolution to 1920X1080. 4. Click OK. In Windows Vista® or Windows 7: 1. Right-click on the desktop and click Personalization. 2. Click Change Display Settings. 3. Move the slider-bar to the right by pressing and holding the left-mouse button and adjust the screen resolution to 1920X1080. 4. Click OK. If you do not see 1920X1080 as an option, you may need to update your graphics driver. Please choose the scenario below that best describes the computer system you are using, and follow the provided directions: 1: If you have an Alienware desktop or an Alienware portable computer with internet access. 2: If you have non Alienware desktop, portable computer, or graphics card. Back to Contents Page Alienware OptX™ AW2210 User's Guide Setting the display resolution to 1920X1080 (maximum) Information in this document is subject to change without notice. © 2009 Dell Inc. All rights reserved Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Alienware is a trademark or registered trademark of Alienware Corporation; Dell and the DELL logo are trademarks of Dell Inc; Microsoft, Windows, and Windows Vista are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. ENERGY STAR is a registered trademark of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. As an ENERGY STAR partner, Dell Inc. has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Inc. disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own. Model AW2210t. August 2009 Rev. A03 Back to Contents Page Setting Up the Monitor Alienware OptX™ AW2210 User's Guide Attaching the Stand Connecting the Monitor Organizing the Cables and Attaching the Cable Cover Removing the Stand Wall Mounting (Optional) Attaching the Stand NOTE: The stand is detached from monitor when it is shipped from the factory. Remove the monitor cover and place the monitor on it. 1. 2. Fit the two tabs on the upper part of the stand into the grooves on the back of the monitor. Lower the stand so that the monitor mounting area snaps onto the stand. Connecting Your Monitor WARNING: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the Safety Instructions. To connect your monitor to the computer: 1. 2. Turn off your computer and disconnect the power cable. Connect your monitor to your computer using ONLY ONE of the following cables: the DVI (digital DVI-D) or the HDMI cable. Use both the cables only when they are connected to two different computers with appropriate video systems. Connecting the White DVI Cable OR Connecting the HDMI Cable NOTE: You can connect your Alienware display to an Xbox, PlayStation or DVD player. CAUTION: The graphics are used for the purpose of illustration only. Appearance of the computer may vary. Connecting the USB cable Connect one end of the USB cable that shipped with your monitor to the USB upstream port (see Bottom View) on your monitor, and the other end to an availble USB port on your computer/device. Organizing the Cables and Attaching the Cable Cover After attaching all necessary cables to your monitor and computer (see Connecting Your Monitor for cable attachments), use the cable management slot to organize all cables as shown above. Attaching the Cable Cover Attach the cable cover to the monitor after making the required cable connections to the monitor. Removing the Stand NOTE: To prevent scratches on the LCD screen while removing the stand, ensure that the monitor is placed on a clean surface. To remove the stand: 1. 2. Press and hold the stand release button. Lift the stand up and away from the monitor . Wall Mounting (Optional) (Screw dimension: M4 x 10mm). Refer to the instructions that came with the VESA compatible base mounting kit. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Place the monitor panel on a soft cloth or cushion on a stable flat table. Remove the stand Use a screwdriver to remove the four screws securing the plastic cover. Attach the mounting bracket from the wall mounting kit to the LCD. Mount the LCD on the wall by following the instructions that came with the base mounting kit. NOTE: For use only with UL Listed Wall Mount Bracket with minimum weight/load bearing capacity of 4.36 kg. Back to Contents Page Back to Contents Page Troubleshooting Alienware OptX™ AW2210 User's Guide Troubleshooting Your Monitor Common Problems Product-Specific Problems Universal Serial Bus Specific Problems WARNING: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the Safety Instructions Troubleshooting Your Monitor Self-Test Feature Check Your monitor provides a self-test feature that allows you to check whether your monitor is functioning properly. If your monitor and computer are properly connected but the monitor screen remains dark, run the monitor self-test by performing the following steps: 1. 2. 3. Turn off both your computer and the monitor. Unplug the video cable from the back of the computer. To ensure proper Self-Test operation, remove both Digital (white connector) and the HDMI cables from the back of computer. Turn on the monitor. The floating dialog box should appear on-screen (against a black background) if the monitor cannot sense a video signal and is working correctly. While in self-test mode, the power LED remains white. Also, depending upon the selected input, one of the dialogs shown below will continuously scroll through the screen. or or 4. 5. This box also appears during normal system operation, if the video cable becomes disconnected or damaged. Turn off your monitor and reconnect the video cable; then turn on both your computer and the monitor. If your monitor screen remains blank after you use the previous procedure, check your video controller and computer, because your monitor is functioning properly. Built-in Diagnostics Your monitor has a built-in diagnostic tool that helps you determine if the screen abnormality you are experiencing is an inherent problem with your monitor, or with your computer and video card. NOTE: You can run the built-in diagnostics only when the video cable is unplugged and the monitor is in self-test mode. To run the built-in diagnostics: 1. 2. 3. Ensure that the screen is clean (no dust particles on the surface of the screen). Unplug the video cable(s) from the back of the computer or monitor. The monitor then goes into the self-test mode. Touch the A and D controls on the front panel, simultaneously for 2 seconds. A gray screen appears. A Shortcut Key 1 (Preset Modes) B Shortcut Key 2 (Brightness/Contrast) C Shortcut Key 3 (Input Source) D Menu 4. 5. 6. 7. E Exit F Power On/Off Carefully inspect the screen for abnormalities. Touch the D control on the front panel again. The color of the screen changes to red. Inspect the display for any abnormalities. Repeat steps 5 and 6 to inspect the display in green, blue, and white colored screens. The test is complete when the white screen appears. To exit, touch the D control again. If you do not detect any screen abnormalities upon using the built-in diagnostic tool, the monitor is functioning properly. Check the video card and computer. Common Problems The following table contains general information about common monitor problems you might encounter and the possible solutions. Common Symptoms No Video/Power LED off What You Experience No picture l l l No Video/Power LED on No picture or no brightness l l l l Poor Focus Picture is fuzzy, blurry, or ghosting l l l Shaky/Jittery Video Wavy picture or fine movement l l l Missing Pixels LCD screen has spots l l l Stuck-on Pixels LCD screen has bright spots l l l Brightness Problems Picture too dim or too bright l l Possible Solutions Ensure that the video cable connecting the monitor and the computer is properly connected and secure. Verify that the power outlet is functioning properly by using any other electrical equipment. Ensure that the power control is depressed fully. Increase brightness & contrast controls using the OSD. Perform monitor self-test feature check. Check for bent or broken pins in the video cable connector. Run the built-in diagnostics. Eliminate video extension cables. Reset the monitor to Factory Settings. Change the video resolution to the correct aspect ratio (16:9). Reset the monitor to Factory Settings. Check environmental factors. Relocate the monitor and test it in another room. Cycle power on-off. Pixel that is permanently off is a natural defect that can occur in LCD technology. Run the built-in diagnostics. Cycle power on-off. Pixel that is permanently off is a natural defect that can occur in LCD technology. Run the built-in diagnostics. Reset the monitor to Factory Settings. Adjust brightness & contrast controls using the OSD.