DELL 2209WA User Guide Manual Pdf

Dell™ 2209WA Flat Panel Monitor 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 computer.
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.
© 2008-2009 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: Dell and the DELL logo are trademarks of Dell Inc; Microsoft a n d Windows 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.
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About Your Monitor
Dell™ 2209WA Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide
Package Contents
Product Features
Identifying Parts and Controls
Monitor Specifications
Plug and Play Capability
Universal Serial Bus (USB) Interface
LCD Monitor Quality and Pixel Policy
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.
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Stand
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Power Cable
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VGA Cable (attached to the monitor)
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DVI Cable
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USB up stream cable (enables the USB ports on the monitor)
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Drivers and Documentation media
Quick Setup Guide
Safety Information
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Product Features
The 2209WA flat panel display has an active matrix, thin-film transistor (TFT), liquid crystal display (LCD). The monitor features include:
■ 22-inch (573.6 mm) viewable area display (Measured diagonally) .
■ 1680 x 1050 resolution, plus full-screen support for lower resolutions.
■ Wide viewing angle to allow viewing from a sitting or standing position, or while moving from side-to-side.
■ Tilt, swivel, vertical extension and rotate adjustment capability.
■ Removable pedestal and Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) 100 mm mounting holes for flexible mounting solutions.
■ Plug and play capability if supported by your system.
■ Retractable label card allows convenient access to monitor serial number for technical support and easily hidden away providing label-free clean look.
■ 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.
■ Security lock slot.
■ Asset Management Capability.
■ Capability to switch from wide aspect to standard aspect ratio while maintaining the image quality.
Identifying Parts and Controls
Front View
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Front View
Front panel controls
Label Description
1
Brightness & Contrast
2
Automatic adjust
3
Input source Select
4
Menu
5
Power (with power light indicator)
Back View
Back view
Back view with monitor stand
Label
Description
Use
1
VESA mounting holes (100mm x 100mm behind attached base plate)
Wall mount monitor using VESA compatible wall
mount kit (100mm x 100mm)
2
Stand removal button
Release stand from monitor.
3
Dell Soundbar mounting brackets
Attaches the optional Dell Soundbar.
4
Security lock slot
Secures monitor with security cable lock
5
Information mark
Help locating regulatory and barcode labels
6
Cable management slot
Organizes cables by placing them through the
slot.
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Label Card View
NOTE: Monitor shipped with label card fully inserted in USB compartment. Pull out the label card to access
the barcode serial number label and regulatory rating label.
Rear View with label card pulled out
Front View with label card pulled out
Label
Description
Use
1
Regulatory label
Lists the regulatory approvals.
2
Barcode serial number label
To contact Dell for technical support.
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Left view
Right view
Label Description
Use
1
USB downstream ports
Connect your USB devices.
2
Label card
Provide clean monitor back view when reference
to labels is not required.
Bottom View
Bottom view
Label Description
Bottom view with monitor stand
Use
1
AC power cord
connector
2
DC power connector
Connect the power cord for the soundbar (optional)
for Dell Soundbar.
3
DVI connector
Connect your computer DVI cable
4
VGA connector
Connect your computer VGA cable
5
USB upstream port
Connect theUSB cable that came with your monitor to the
monitor and the computer. Once this cable is connected you
can use the USB connectors on the side and bottom of the
monitor.
6
USB downstream
ports
Connect your USB devices. You can only use this connector
after you have connected the USB cable to the computer and
USB upstream connector on the monitor.
Connect the power cable
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Monitor Specifications
Flat Panel Specifications
Screen type
Active matrix - TFT LCD
Panel type
e-IPS
Screen dimensions
22 inches (22-inch viewable
image size)
Preset display area:
473.76(H)X296.1(V)
Horizontal
473.76 mm (18.7 inches)
Vertical
296.1 mm (11.7 inches)
Pixel pitch
0.282 mm
178° (vertical) typical
Viewing angle
178 ° (horizontal) typical
Luminance output
300 CD/m²(typical)
Contrast ratio
1000 to 1 (typical), 3000 to 1
(typical Dynamic Contrast On)
Faceplate coating
Antiglare with hard-coating 3H
Backlight
CCFL (6 U-lamp) direct
backlight system
Response Time
6ms panel typical (Grey to
Grey)
Color depth
16.7 million colors
Color Gamut
83%*
*[2209WA] color gamut (typical) is based on CIE1976 (83%) and CIE1931 (72%) test standards.
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Appendix
Dell™ 2209WA Flat Panel Monitor 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 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.
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Setting Up Your Monitor
Dell™ 2209WA Flat Panel Monitor If you have a Dell™ desktop or a Dell™ 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 1680x1050 again.
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Setting Up Your Monitor
Dell™ 2209WA Flat Panel Monitor
If you have a non Dell™ desktop, portable computer, or graphics card
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 1680X1050 again.
NOTE: If you are unable to set the resolution to 1680x1050, please contact the manufacturer of your computer or consider purchasing a graphics adapter
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Operating the Monitor
Dell™ 2209WA Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide
Using the Front Panel Controls
Using the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu
Setting the Optimal Resolution
Using the Dell Soundbar (Optional)
Using the Tilt, Swivel, and Vertical Extension
Rotating the monitor
Adjusting the Rotation Display Settings of Your System
Using the Front Panel
Use the control buttons on the front of the monitor to adjust the characteristics of the image being displayed. As you use these buttons to adjust the controls,
an OSD shows the numeric values of the characteristics as they change.
The following table describes the front panel buttons:
Front panel Button
1
Description
Use this button to directly access the "Brightness/Contrast" menu or to increase the values of the selected menu option.
Brightness&Contrast
2
Use Auto Adjust to activate automatic setup/adjustment or to increase the values of the selected menu option.The following
dialog appears on a black screen as the monitor self-adjusts to the current input:
Automatic
Adjust /Adjust Up
Auto Adjustment allows the monitor to self-adjust to the incoming video signal. After using Auto Adjustment, you can further
tune your monitor by using the Pixel Clock (Coarse) and Phase (Fine) controls under Image Settings.
NOTE: Auto Adjust does not occur if you press the button while there are no active video input signals or attached cables.
3
Use this button to select the input source or to decrease the values of the selected menu option. Use the Input source button
to select one of the two different video signals that may be connected to your monitor:
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DVI-D input
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or
If either VGA or DVI-D input is selected and both VGA and DVI-D cables are not connected, a floating dialog box as shown below
appears.
or
Use the MENU button to launch the on-screen display (OSD) and select the OSD Menu. See Accessing the Menu System.
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Menu
5
Use the Power button to turn the monitor on and off.
The Blue LED indicates the monitor is on and fully functional. An amber LED indicates DPMS power save mode.
Power
(with power light indicator)
Using the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu
Accessing the Menu System
NOTE: If you change the settings and then either proceed to another menu or exit the OSD menu, the monitor automatically saves those changes. The changes are also saved if you change the settings and then wait for the OSD menu to disappear.
1. Push the MENU button to launch the OSD menu and display the main menu.
Main Menu for Analog (VGA) Input
or
Main Menu for digital (DVI) Input
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NOTE: AUTO ADJUST is only available when you use the analog (VGA) connector.
2. Push the
and
buttons to move between the setting options. As you move from one icon to another, the option name is highlighted. See the
following table for a complete list of all the options available for the monitor.
3. Push the MENU button once to activate the highlighted option. 4. Push
and
button to select the desired parameter.
5. Push MENU to enter the slide bar and then use the and
buttons, according to the indicators on the menu, to make your changes.
6. Select the "Menu/Exit" option to return to the main menu or exit the OSD menu.
Icon
Menu and
Description
Submenus
BRIGHTNESS Use this menu to activate Brightness/Contrast adjustment.
& CONTRAST
Brightness
Brightness adjusts the luminance of the backlight.
Push the
Contrast
button to increase brightness and push the
button to decrease brightness (min 0 ~ max 100).
Adjust Brightness first, and then adjust Contrast only if further adjustment is necessary.
Push the
button to increase contrast and push the
button to decrease contrast (min 0 ~ max 100).
The Contrast function adjusts the degree of difference between darkness and lightness on the monitor screen.
AUTO
ADJUST
Even though your computer recognizes your monitor on startup, the Auto Adjustment function optimizes the display settings for use
with your particular setup.
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NOTE: In most cases, Auto Adjust produces the best image for your configuration.
NOTE: AUTO ADJUST option is only available when you are using the analog (VGA) connector.
INPUT SOURCE
Use the INPUT SOURCE menu to select between different video signals that may be connected to your monitor.
VGA
Select VGA input when you are using the analog (VGA) connector. Push
to select the VGA input source.
Select DVI-D input when you are using the Digital (DVI) connector. Push
to select the DVI input source.
DVI-D
COLOR
SETTINGS
Use the Color Settings to adjust the color setting mode and color temperature.
There are different color setting sub-menus for VGA/DVI-D and Video input.
Input Color
Format
Choose the RGB option if monitor is connected to a PC or a DVD using a VGA or DVI cable. Choose the YPbPr option if monitor is
connected to a DVD by a YPbPr to VGA or YPbPr to DVI cable or if the DVD color output setting is not RGB.
Mode
Selection
You can choose Graphics or Video according to the input signal. Select Graphics if connecting a PC to your monitor; for connecting
DVD, STB or VCR to your monitor, Video is recommended.
Preset Mode
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When you select Graphics, you can choose Standard, Multimedia, Game, Warm, Cool, or Custom (R,G,B);
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If you view media application like photo, clip etc via PC, choose "Multimedia" preset;
If you play a game in PC, choose "Gaming" preset;
If you prefer a lower color temperature (5700K), choose "Warm" preset;
If you prefer a higher color temperature, choose "Cool" preset;
Custom (R, G, B) Preset offers a range of 6500K colors;
Choose "Standard" to utilize the panel native color format;
Select Warm preset for a reddish tint. This color setting is used for color-intensive applications (photograph image editing,
multimedia, movies, etc.)
Select Cool preset for a bluish tint. This color setting is used for text based applications (spreadsheets, programming, text
editors, etc.)
Select Custom preset to increase or decrease each of the three colors (R, G, B) independently, in single digit increments, from 0
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When you select Video, you can choose Movie, Game, Sports, or Nature preset:
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For playing a sport program, choose "Sports" preset;
For playing a game, choose "Game" preset;
For general picture or web or watch TV, choose Nature preset. You can adjust the Hue(Tint)/Saturation based on your
preference. If you want to restore default color settings, choose Color Reset;
Select Color Reset preset to restore default (factory) Color settings. This setting is also the “sRGB” standard default color
space.
Hue
This feature can shift color of video image to green or purple. This is used to adjust the desired flesh tone color. Use
adjust the hue from '0' to '100' .
Push
to increase the green shade of the video image
Push
to decrease 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. Use
Push
to increase the monochrome appearance of the video image
Push
to decrease the colorful appearance of the video image
NOTE: Saturation adjustment is available only for video input.
Demo Mode
To show side-by-side the effect of color enhancement
Reset Color
Settings
Reset your monitor color settings to the factory settings.
DISPLAY
SETTINGS
Use the Display Settings to adjust image.
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to adjust the saturation from '0' to '100'.
or
to
Wide Mode
Adjust the image ratio as 4:3 or full screen.
Horizontal P
osition
Use the
or
buttons to adjust image left and right. Minimum is '0' (-). Maximum is '100' (+).
Vertical Posit
ion
Use the
or
buttons to adjust image up and down. Minimum is '0' (-). Maximum is '100' (+).
Sharpness
Pixel Clock
This feature can make the image look sharper or softer. Use
or
to adjust the sharpness from '0' to '100'.
The Phase and Pixel Clock adjustments allow you to adjust your monitor to your preference. These settings are accessed through the
main OSD menu, by selecting 'Image Settings'.
Use the
or
buttons to adjust for best image quality.
Phase
If satisfactory results are not obtained using the Phase adjustment, use the Pixel Clock (coarse) adjustment and then use Phase
(fine), again. Dynamic
Contrast
Allows you to increase the level of contrast to provide sharper and more detailed image quality. NOTE: Pixel Clock and Phase Adjustments are only available for "VGA" input.
NOTE: 1. DCR works only in “video mode” and in the “game” color preset.
2. The brightness functionality is disabled when DCR is activated.
Reset
Display
Settings
Select this option to restore default display settings.
OTHER
SETTINGS
Select this option to adjust the settings of the OSD, such as, the languages of the OSD, the amount of time the menu remains on
screen, and so on.
Language
Menu Transp
arency
Select this option to change the menu transparency by pressing
Menu Timer
OSD Hold Time: Sets the length of time the OSD will remain active after the last time you pressed a button.
Menu Lock
Language option to set the OSD display to one of seven languages (English, Espanol, Francais, Deutsch, Russian ,Simplified chinese
or Japanese).
Use the
or
or
(Minimum: 0 ~ Maximum: 100).
buttons to adjust the slider in 5 second increments, from 5 to 60 seconds.
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NOTE: When the OSD is locked, pressing the menu button takes the user directly to the OSD settings menu, with OSD Lock
selected. Select "Unlock" to unlock and allow user access to all applicable settings.
Menu
Rotation
Rotates the OSD by 90 degrees counter-clockwise. Your can adjust the menu according to your Display Rotation.
Power Save
Audio
To turn on or off Audio Power during Power Save mode.
DDC/CI
DDC/CI (Display Data Channel/Command Interface) allows your monitor parameters (brightness, color balance etc) to be adjustable
via software on your PC. You can disable this feature by selecting "Disable".
Enable this feature for best user experience and optimum performance of your monitor.
LCD
Conditioning
Helps reduce minor cases of image retention. Depending on the degree of image retention, the program may take some time to run.
You can enable this feature by selecting "Enable".
Factory Reset
Reset all OSD settings to the factory preset values. Note: This monitor has a build-in feature to automatically calibrate the brightness to compensate for CCFL aging.
OSD Warning Messages
When the monitor does not support a particular resolution mode you will see the following message:
This means that the monitor cannot synchronize with the signal that it is receiving from the computer. See Monitor Specifications for the
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You will see the following message before the DDC/CI function is disabled. When monitor enters Power Save mode, the following message appears: Activate the computer and wake up the monitor to gain access to the OSD
If you press any button other than the power button one of the following messages will appear depending on the selected input:
VGA/DVI-D input
If either VGA or DVI-D input is selected and both VGA and DVI-D cables are not connected, a floating dialog box as shown below appears.
or See Solving Problems for more information.
Setting the Optimal Resolution
To set the optimal resolution for the monitor:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Right-click on the desktop and select Properties.
Select the Settings tab.
Set the screen resolution to 1680 x 1050.
Click OK.
If you do not see 1680 x 1050 as an option, you may need to update your graphics driver. Depending on your computer, complete one of the following
procedures:
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¡ Go to support.dell.com, enter your service tag, and download the latest driver for your graphics card.
If you are using a non-Dell computer (portable or desktop):
¡ Go to the support site for your computer and download the latest graphic drivers.
¡ Go to your graphics card website and download the latest graphic drivers.
Using the Dell Soundbar (Optional)
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The Dell Soundbar is a stereo two channel system adaptable to mount on Dell Flat Panel Displays. The Soundbar has a rotary volume and on/off control to
adjust the overall system level, a blue LED for power indication, and two audio headset jacks.
1.
Attach mechanism
2.
Headphone jacks
3. Power indicator
4.
Power/Volume control
Using the Tilt, Swivel, and Vertical Extension
Tilt,Swivel
With the built-in pedestal, you can tilt the monitor for the most comfortable viewing angle.
NOTE: The stand is detached and extended when the monitor is shipped from the factory.
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Vertical Extension
NOTE: The stand extends vertically up to 100mm. The figures below illustrate how to extend the stand vertically.
Rotating the Monitor
Before you rotate the monitor, your monitor should be fully vertically extended (Vertical Extension) and fully tilted (Tilt) up to avoid hitting the bottom edge of
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NOTE: To use the Display Rotation function (Landscape versus Portrait view) with your Dell computer, you require an updated graphics driver that is not included with this monitor. To download the graphics driver, go to support.dell.com and see the Download section for Video Drivers for latest driver
updates.
NOTE: When in Portrait View Mode, you may experience performance degradation in graphic-intensive applications (3D Gaming etc.)
Adjusting the Rotation Display Settings of Your System
After you have rotated your monitor, you need to complete the procedure below to adjust the Rotation Display Settings of Your System.
NOTE: If you are using the monitor with a non-Dell computer, you need to go the graphics driver website or your computer manufacturer website for information on rotating your operating system. To adjust the Rotation Display Settings:
1.
2.
3.
Right-click on the desktop and click Properties.
Select the Settings tab and click Advanced.
If you have an ATI graphics card, select the Rotation tab and set the preferred rotation.
If you have an nVidia graphics card, click the nVidia tab, in the left-hand column select NVRotate, and then select the preferred rotation.
If you have an Intel graphics card, select the Intel graphics tab, click Graphic Properties, select the Rotation tab, and then set the preferred rotation.
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Setting Up Your Monitor
Dell™ 2209WA Flat Panel Monitor
Setting the display resolution to 1680x1050 (Optimal)
For optimal display performance while using the Microsoft Windows operating systems, set the display resolution to 1680 x 1050 pixels by performing the
following steps:
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 left-mouse button and adjust the screen resolution to 1680 X1050.
4. Click OK.
If you do not see 1680x1050 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 a Dell™ desktop or a Dell™ portable computer with internet access.
2: If you have a non Dell™ desktop, portable computer, or graphics card.
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Dell™ 2209WA Flat Panel Monitor User Guide
Setting the display resolution to 1680x1050(Optimal)
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
© 2008-2009 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: Dell and the DELL logo are trademarks of Dell Inc; Microsoft and Windows 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.
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Setting Up the Monitor
Dell™ 2209WA Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide
Attaching the Stand
Connecting the Monitor
Organizing Your Cables
Attaching the Soundbar (optional)
Removing the Stand Attaching the Stand
NOTE: The stand is detached when the monitor is shipped from the factory.
To attach the monitor stand:
1.
2.
3.
Remove the cover and place the monitor on it.
Fit the two tabs on the upper part of the stand to the groove on the back of the monitor.
Press the stand till it snaps into its place.
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.
Turn off your computer and disconnect the power cable. Connect the blue (VGA) cable from your monitor to your computer.
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NOTE: If your computer supports a white DVI connector, unscrew and detach the blue (VGA) cable from the monitor
and then connect the White DVI cable to the monitor and the white DVI connector on your computer.
NOTE: Do not connect both the blue VGA and the White DVI cables to the computer at the same time. All monitors ship with the
VGA(blue) cable attached by default.
2.
Connect either the white (digital DVI-D) or the blue (analog VGA) display connector cable to the corresponding video port on the back of your
computer. Do not use both cables on the same computer. Use both the cables only when they are connected to two different computers with
appropriate video systems.
Connecting the white DVI cable
Connecting the blue VGA cable
NOTE: The Graphics are used for the purpose of illustration only. Appearance of the computer may vary.
Connecting the USB cable
After you have completed connecting the DVI/VGA cable, follow the procedure below to connect the USB cable to the computer and complete your monitor
setup:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Connect the upstream USB port (cable supplied) to an appropriate USB port on your computer.
Connect USB peripherals to the downstream USB ports (side or bottom) on the monitor. (See side or bottom view for details.)
Plug the power cables for your computer and monitor into a nearby outlet. Turn on the monitor and the computer.
If your monitor displays an image, installation is complete. If it does not display an image, see Solving Problems.
Use the cable slot on the monitor stand to organize the cables.
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After attaching all necessary cables to your monitor and computer, (See Connecting Your Monitor for cable attachment,) use the cable management slot
to organize all cables as shown above.
Attaching the Soundbar (Optional)
CAUTION: Do not use with any device other than the Dell Soundbar. NOTE: The soundbar power connector (+12 V DC output) is for the optional Dell Soundbar only.
To attach the soundbar:
1.
Working from the back of the monitor, attach the Soundbar by aligning the two slots with the two tabs along the bottom of the monitor.
2.
Slide the Soundbar to the left until it snaps into place.
3. Connect the Soundbar with the DC power connector.
4.
Insert the mini stereo plug from the back of the Soundbar into the computer's audio output jack.
Removing the Stand
NOTE: To prevent scratches on the LCD screen while removing the stand, ensure that the monitor is placed on a soft, clean surface
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To remove the stand:
1.
2.
3.
Place the monitor on a flat surface.
Press and hold the Stand release button.
Lift the stand up and away from the monitor.
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Troubleshooting
Dell™ 2209WA Flat Panel Monitor
Self-Test
Common Problems
Product Specific Problems
Universal Serial Bus Specific Problems
Dell Soundbar Problems
WARNING: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the Safety Instructions.
Self-Test
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 Analog (blue
connector) 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 green. Also, depending upon the selected input, one of the dialogs shown below will continuously
scroll through the screen.
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.
NOTE: Self test feature check is not available for S-Video, Composite, and Component video modes.
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.
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.
3.
4.
Press and hold the
and
buttons on the front panel, simultaneously for 2 seconds. A gray screen appears.
Carefully inspect the screen for abnormalities.
5.
6.
7.
Press the
button 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, press the
button 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.
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Common Symptoms
No Video/Power LED off
What You Experience
No picture
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No Video/Power LED on
No picture or no brightness
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Poor Focus
Picture is fuzzy, blurry, or
ghosting
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Shaky/Jittery Video
Wavy picture or fine movement
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Missing Pixels
LCD screen has spots
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Stuck-on Pixels
LCD screen has bright spots
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Brightness Problems
Picture too dim or too bright
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Geometric Distortion
Screen not centered correctly
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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 using any other electrical equipment.
Ensure that the power button is depressed fully.
Increase brightness & contrast controls via OSD.
Perform monitor self-test feature check.
Check for bent or broken pins in the video cable connector.
Ensure that the correct input source is selected via the Input Source Select button.
Run the built-in diagnostics.
Perform Auto Adjust via OSD.
Adjust the Phase and Pixel Clock controls via OSD.
Eliminate video extension cables.
Reset the monitor to Factory Settings.
Change the video resolution to the correct aspect ration (16:10).
Perform Auto Adjust via OSD.
Adjust the Phase and Pixel Clock controls via OSD.
Reset the monitor to Factory Settings.
Check environmental factors.
Relocate the monitor and test 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.
Auto Adjust via OSD.
Adjust brightness & contrast controls via OSD.
Reset the monitor to Factory Settings.
Auto Adjust via OSD.
Adjust brightness & contrast controls via OSD.
NOTE: When using '2: DVI-D', the positioning adjustments are not available.
Horizontal/Vertical Lines
Screen has one or more lines
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Reset the monitor to Factory Settings.
Perform Auto Adjust via OSD.
Adjust Phase and Pixel Clock controls via OSD.
Perform monitor self-test feature check and determine if these lines are also in self-test
mode.
Check for bent or broken pins in the video cable connector.
Run the built-in diagnostics.
NOTE: When using '2: DVI-D', the Pixel Clock and Phase adjustments are not available.
Synchronization Problems
Screen is scrambled or appears
torn
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Safety Related Issues
Intermittent Problems
Visible signs of smoke or
sparks
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Monitor malfunctions on & off
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Missing Color
Picture missing color
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Wrong Color
Picture color not good
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Image retention from a static Faint shadow from the static
image left on the monitor for a image displayed appears on
long period of time
the screen
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Reset the monitor to Factory Settings.
Perform Auto Adjust via OSD.
Adjust Phase and Pixel Clock controls via OSD.
Perform monitor self-test feature check to determine if the scrambled screen appears in
self-test mode.
Check for bent or broken pins in the video cable connector.
Restart the computer in the safe mode.
Do not perform any troubleshooting steps.
Contact Dell immediately.
Ensure that the video cable connecting the monitor to the computer is connected
properly and is secure.
Reset the monitor to Factory Settings.
Perform monitor self-test feature check to determine if the intermittent problem occurs in
self-test mode.
Perform monitor self-test feature check.
Ensure that the video cable connecting the monitor to the computer is connected
properly and is secure.
Check for bent or broken pins in the video cable connector.
Change the Color Setting Mode in the Color Settings OSD to Graphics or Video
depending on the application.
Try different Color Preset Settings in Color Settings OSD. Adjust R/G/B value in Color
Settings OSD if the Color Management is turned off.
Change the Input Color Format to PC RGB or YPbPr in the Advance Setting OSD.
Run the built-in diagnostics.
Use the Power Management feature to turn off the monitor at all times when not in use
(for more information, see Power Management Modes).
Alternatively, use a dynamically changing screensaver.
Product Specific Problems
Specific Symptoms
What You Experience
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Possible Solutions
Screen image is too small
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Check the Scaling Ratio setting in Image Setting OSD
Reset the monitor to Factory Settings.
Cannot adjust the monitor with OSD does not appear on the
the buttons on the front panel screen
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Turn off the monitor, unplug the power cord, plug back, and then turn on the monitor.
No Input Signal when user
controls are pressed
No picture, the LED light is
green. When you press "+", "-"
or "Menu" key, the message
"No S-Video input signal", or
"No Composite input signal", or
"No Component input signal" appears
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Check the signal source. Ensure the Computer is not in the power saving mode by
moving the mouse or pressing any key on the keyboard.
Check to make sure Video Source to S-Video, Composite or Component is powered and
playing video media.
Check whether the signal cable is plugged in properly. Re-plug the signal cable if
necessary.
Reset the computer or video player.
The picture cannot fill the
height or width of the screen
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The picture does not fill the
entire screen.
Image is centered on screen,
but does not fill entire viewing
area
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Due to different video formats (aspect ratio) of DVDs, the monitor may display in full
screen.
Run the built-in diagnostics.
NOTE: When choosing DVI-D mode, the Auto Adjust function is not available.
Universal Serial Bus (USB) Specific Problems
Specific Symptoms
USB interface is not working
What You Experience
USB peripherals are not
working
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High Speed USB 2.0 interface is High Speed USB 2.0
slow.
peripherals working slowly or
not working at all
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Possible Solutions
Check that your monitor is turned ON.
Reconnect the upstream cable to your computer.
Reconnect the USB peripherals (downstream connector). Switch off and then turn on the monitor again.
Reboot the computer.
Some USB devices like external portable HDD require higher electric current; connect the
device directly to the computer system.
Check that your computer is USB 2.0-capable.
Some computers have both USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 ports. Ensure that the correct USB port
is used. Reconnect the upstream cable to your computer.
Reconnect the USB peripherals (downstream connector). Reboot the computer.
Dell™ Soundbar Problems
Common Symptoms
No Sound
What You Experience
No power to Soundbar - the
power indicator is off
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No Sound
Soundbar has power - power
indicator is on
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Distorted Sound
Computer's sound card is used
as the audio source
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Distorted Sound
Other audio source is used
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Unbalanced Sound Output
Sound from only one side of
Soundbar
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Low Volume
Volume is too low
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Possible Solutions
Turn the Power/Volume knob on the Soundbar clockwise to the middle position; check if
the power indicator (green LED) on the front of the Soundbar is illuminated.
Confirm that the power cable from the Soundbar is plugged into the adaptor.
Plug the audio line-in cable into the computer's audio out jack.
Set all Windows volume controls to their maximum
Play some audio content on the computer (i.e. audio CD, or MP3).
Turn the Power/Volume knob on the Soundbar clockwise to a higher volume setting.
Clean and reseat the audio line-in plug.
Test the Soundbar using another audio source (i.e.portable CD player).
Clear any obstructions between the Soundbar and the user.
Confirm that the audio line-in plug is completely inserted into the jack of the sound card.
Set all Windows volume controls to their midpoints.
Decrease the volume of the audio application.
Turn the Power/Volume knob on the Soundbar counter-clockwise to a lower volume
setting.
Clean and reseat the audio line-in plug.
Troubleshoot the computer's sound card.
Test the Soundbar using another audio source (i.e. portable CD player, MP3 player).
Clear any obstructions between the Soundbar and the user.
Confirm that the audio line-in plug is completely inserted into the jack of the audio
source.
Decrease the volume of the audio source.
Turn the Power/Volume knob on the Soundbar counter-clockwise to a lower volume
setting.
Clean and reseat the audio line-in plug.
Clear any obstructions between the Soundbar and the user.
Confirm that the audio line-in plug is completely inserted into the jack of the sound card
or audio source.
Set all Windows audio balance controls (L-R) to their midpoints.
Clean and reseat the audio line-in plug.
Troubleshoot the computer's sound card.
Test the Soundbar using another audio source (i.e. portable CD player).
Clear any obstructions between the Soundbar and the user.
Turn the Power/Volume knob on the Soundbar clockwise to the maximum volume
setting.
Set all Windows volume controls to their maximum.
Increase the volume of the audio application.
Test the Soundbar using another audio source (i.e. portable CD player, MP3 player).
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