Samsung | 244T | Samsung 244T User Manual

SyncMaster 244T
Notational
Failure to follow directions noted by this symbol could result in bodily harm or damage to
equipment.
Prohibited
Important to read and understand at all times
Do not disassemble
Disconnect the plug from the outlet
Do not touch
Grounding to prevent an electric shock
Power
When not used for extended period of time, set your computer to DPMS.
If using a screen saver, set it to the active screen mode.
Do not use a damaged or loose plug.
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This may cause an electric shock or fire.
Do not pull the plug out by the wire nor touch the plug with wet hands.
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This may cause an electric shock or fire.
Use only a properly grounded plug and receptacle.
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An improper ground may cause electric shock or equipment damage.
Insert the power plug firmly so that it does not come loose.
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A bad connection may cause fire.
Do not excessively bend the plug and wire nor place heavy objects upon
them, which could cause damage.
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This may cause an electric shock or fire.
Do not connect too many extension cords or plugs to an outlet.
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This may cause fire.
Installation
Be sure to contact an authorized Service Center when installing your set in a
location with heavy dust, high or low temperatures, high humidity, and
chemical substances, or where it will be operated for 24 hours continuously
such as an airport, train station or etc.
Failure to do so may cause serious damage to your set.
Put your monitor in a location with low humidity and a minimum of dust.
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Failure to do so may cause an electric shock or fire inside the monitor.
Do not drop the monitor when moving it.
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This may cause damage to the product or human body.
Install the monitor base in a showcase or shelf so that the end of the
base does not protrude from the showcase or shelf.
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Dropping the product may cause damage to the product or personal
injury.
Do not place the product on an unstable or small surface area.
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Place the product on an even, stable surface, as the product may fall
and cause harm to someone walking by, specifically children.
Do not place the product on the floor.
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Someone, specifically children could trip over it.
Keep any flammable objects such as candles, insecticides or cigarettes
away from the product.
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Otherwise, this may cause a fire.
Keep any heating devices away from the power cable.
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A melted coating may lead to electric shock or fire.
Do not install the product in places with poor ventilation, for instance, a
bookshelf, closet, etc.
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Any increase in internal temperature may cause fire.
Set down the monitor carefully.
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The monitor could be damaged or broken.
Do not place the monitor face down.
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The TFT-LCD surface may be damaged.
Installing a wall bracket must be done by a qualified professional.
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Installation by unqualified personnel may result in injury.
Always use the mounting device specified in the owner's manual.
When installing the product, make sure to keep it away from the wall
(more than 10cm/4inch ) for ventilation purposes.
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Poor ventilation may cause an increase in the internal temperature of
the product, resulting in a shortened component life and degraded
performance.
Clean
When cleaning the monitor case or the surface of the TFT-LCD screen, wipe with
a slightly moistened, soft fabric.
Do not spray water or detergent directly on the monitor.
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This may cause damage, electric shock or fire.
Use the recommended detergent with a smooth cloth.
If the connector between the plug and the pin is dusty or dirty, clean it
properly with a dry cloth.
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A dirty connector may cause an electric shock or fire.
Make sure to unplug the power cord before cleaning the product.
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Otherwise, this may cause electric shock or fire.
Unplug the power cord from the power outlet and wipe the product using
a soft, dry cloth.
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Do not use any chemicals such as wax, benzene, alcohol, thinners,
insecticide, air freshener, lubricant or detergent.
Contact the Service Center or Customer Center for interior cleaning
once a year.
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Keep the product's interior clean. Dust which has accumulated in the
interior over an extended period of time may cause malfunction or fire.
Others
Do not remove cover (or back).
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This may cause an electric shock or fire.
Refer servicing to qualified service personnel.
If your monitor does not operate normally - in particular, if there are any
unusual sounds or smells coming from it - unplug it immediately and
contact an authorized dealer or service center.
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This may cause an electric shock or fire.
Keep the product away from places exposed to oil, smoke or moisture;
do not install inside a vehicle.
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This may cause malfunction, an electric shock or fire.
Especially avoid operating the monitor near water or outdoors where the
monitor could be exposed to snow or rain.
If the monitor is dropped or the casing is damaged, turn the monitor off
and unplug the power cord. Then contact the Service Center.
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The monitor may malfunction, causing an electric shock or fire.
Disconnect the plug from the outlet during storms or lightening or if it is
not used for a long period of time.
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Failure to do so may cause an electric shock or fire.
Do not try to move the monitor by pulling only the wire or the signal
cable.
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This may cause a breakdown, electric shock or fire due to damage to
the cable.
Do not move the monitor right or left by pulling only the wire or the
signal cable.
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This may cause a breakdown, electric shock or fire due to damage to
the cable.
Do not cover the vents on the monitor cabinet.
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Bad ventilation may cause a breakdown or fire.
Do not place water containers, chemical products or small metal objects
on the monitor.
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This may cause malfunction, an electric shock or fire.
If a foreign substance enters the monitor, unplug the power cord and
contact the Service Center .
Keep the product away from combustible chemical sprays or
inflammable substances.
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This may cause an explosion or fire.
Never insert anything metallic into the monitor openings.
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This may cause an electric shock, fire or injury.
Do not insert metal objects such as chopsticks, wire and gimlet or
inflammable objects such as paper and match into the vent, headphone
port or AV ports.
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It may cause a fire or an electric shock. If an alien substances or water
flows into the product, turn the product off, unplug the power connector
from the wall outlet and contact Service Center.
If you view a fixed screen for an extended period of time, residual image
or blurriness may appear.
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Change the mode to energy save or set a screensaver to moving picture
when you need to be away from the monitor for an extended period of
time.
Adjust the resolution and frequency to the levels appropriate for the
model.
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Inappropriate resolution may cause undesirable picture quality.
24 inch (60cm) - 1920 X 1200 @ 60 Hz
Watching the monitor continuously at a too close angle may result in
eyesight damage.
To ease eye strain, take at least a five-minute break after every hour of
using the monitor.
Do not install the product on an unstable, uneven surface or a location
prone to vibrations.
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Dropping the product may cause damage to the product or personal
injury. Using the product in a location prone to vibrations may shorten
the lifetime of the product or may catch fire.
When moving the monitor, turn off and unplug the power cord.
Make sure that all cables, including the antenna cable and cables
connected to other devices, are disconnected before moving the
monitor.
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Failure to disconnect a cable may damage it and lead to fire or an
electric shock.
Place the product out of children's reach, as they could damage it by
hanging onto it.
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A falling product could cause physical damage even death.
When not using the product for an extended time period, keep the
product unplugged
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Otherwise, this may cause heat emission from the accumulated dirt or
degraded insulation, leading to electric shock or fire.
Do not place children's favorite objects (or anything else that may be
tempting) on the product.
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Children may try to climb on the product to retrieve an object. The
product could fall, causing physical damage or even death.
Please make sure the following items are included with your monitor.
If any items are missing, contact your dealer.
Contact a local dealer to buy optional items.
Unpacking
Monitor
Stand type A
Stand type B
Manual
Quick Setup Guide
User's Guide, Monitor Driver,
Warranty Card
Natural Color, MagicTune™,
(Not available in all locations)
MagicRotation software
Cable
D-sub Cable
Power Cord
DVI Cable
Video Cable
Component Cable
USB Cable
(A-B Type cable)
Sold separately
S-Video Cable
Screws (4EA)
Set-Bracket
Front
MENU button [ ]
Adjust buttons [
Opens the OSD menu.
Also use to exit the OSD menu or return to the previous menu.
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Analog/Digital(PC) :
MagicBright™ button
[ ]
These buttons allow you to adjust items in the menu.
MagicBright™ is a new feature providing the optimum viewing
environment depending on the contents of the image you are
watching. Currently four different modes are available: Custom,
Entertain, Internet, and Text. Each mode has its own preconfigured brightness value. You can easily select one of four
settings by simply pressing MagicBright™ control buttons.
1) Custom
Although the values are carefully chosen by our engineers,
the pre-configured values may not be comfortable to your
eyes depending on your taste.
If this is the case, adjust the brightness and contrast by using
the OSD menu.
2) Entertain : High brightness
For watching motion pictures such as a DVD or Video CD.
3) Internet : Medium brightness
For working with a mixture of images such as text and
graphics.
4) Text : Normal brightness
For documentations or works involving heavy text.
>>Click here to see an animation clip
Digital(DVD)/Video
/S-Video/Component :
Mode button
The Monitor has four automatic picture settings ("Dynamic",
"Standard", "Movie" and "Custom") that are preset at the factory.
You can activate either Dynamic, Standard, Movie, or Custom.
You can select "Custom" which automatically recalls your
personalized picture settings.
1) Dynamic
Select this mode to view a sharper image than in "Standard"
mode.
2) Standard
Select this mode when the surroundings are bright. This also
provides a sharp image.
3) Movie
Select this mode when the surroundings are dark.
This will save power and reduce eye fatigue.
4) Custom
Select this mode when you want to adjust the image
according to your preferences.
>>Click here to see an animation clip
Brightness button [ ]
( Available in Analog Mode Only )
When OSD is not on the screen, push the button to adjust
brightness.
>>Click here to see an animation clip
Enter button [ ] /
SOURCE button
Activates a highlighted menu item. /
Push the 'SOURCE', then selects the video signal while the
OSD is off. (When the SOURCE button is pressed to change the
input mode, a message appears in the upper left of the screen
displaying the current mode -- Analog, Digital, Video, S-Video
and Component input signal.)
Note : Changing the source is allowed only in external devices
that are connected to the monitor at the time.
AUTO button
(Available in Analog mode only)
When the 'AUTO' button is pressed, the Auto Adjustment screen
appears as shown in the animated screen on the center.
Press to self-adjust to the incoming Analog signal. The values of
fine,coarse and position are adjusted automatically.
>>Click here to see an animation clip
PIP button
( Available in Analog/Digital(PC) Mode Only )
In Analog or Digital Mode, turns on Video screens in PIP Mode.
You can view a picture from Video, S-Video, or Component
through the PIP screen in Analog and Digital (PC) mode.
Power button [ ]
Use this button for turn the monitor on and off.
Power indicator
This will enable you to see the overall power status of the
system. For more information, see the PowerSaver section.
See PowerSaver described in the manual for further information regarding power saving
functions. For energy conservation, turn your monitor OFF when it is not needed, or when
leaving it unattended for long periods.
Rear
(The configuration at the back of the monitor may vary from product to product.)
Kensington Lock
: The Kensington lock is a device used to physically fix the
system when using it in a public place.
(The locking device has to be purchased separately.)
For using a locking device, contact where you purchase it.
DVI IN (Source List : Digital) :
Connect the DVI cable to the DVI IN port
on the back of your monitor.
RGB IN (Source List : Analog) :
Connect the signal cable to the 15-pin,
RGB IN port on the back of your monitor.
VIDEO (Source List : Video)
: External device (video) input terminal
S-VIDEO (Source List : S-Video)
: External device (S-video) input terminal
COMPONENT IN (Source List : Component)
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Connect the VIDEO OUT port of the DVD / DTV Set-Top
Box to the Y, PB,PR input ports using a component video
cable (Y, PB,PR ).
POWER S/W
: Switch the monitor on and off.
POWER IN
: Connect the power cord for your monitor to the POWER IN
on the back of the monitor.
USB connection terminal
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UP (USB upstream port)
: Connect the
UP port of the monitor and the USB
port of the computer with the USB cable.
DOWN (USB downstream port)
: Connect the
DOWN port of the USB monitor and a
USB device with the USB cable.
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To use
DOWN (Downstream Port), you
have to connect the
UP (Upstream
Cable ) to the PC.
Make sure to use the USB cable supplied
with this monitor to connect the monitor's
UP port and your computer's USB port.
See Connecting the Monitor for further information regarding cable connections.
Connecting the Monitor
1.
Connect the power cord for your monitor to the POWER IN on the back of the monitor.
Plug the power cord for the monitor into a nearby outlet.
2-1.
Using the D-sub (Analog) connector on the video card.
Connect the signal cable to the 15-pin, RGB IN port on the back of your monitor.
2-2.
Using the DVI (Digital) connector on the video card.
Connect the DVI cable to the DVI IN port on the back of your monitor.
2-3.
Connected to a Macintosh.
Connect the monitor to the Macintosh computer using the D-sub connection cable.
2-4.
In the case of an old model Macintosh, you need to connect the monitor using a special Mac
adapter.
3.
Turn on your computer and monitor. If your monitor displays an image, installation is
complete.
Cable Fix Ring
When connecting the cable is
finished, fix the cables to the
Cable Fix Ring.
Connecting to Other devices
This monitor allows the user to connect it to such input devices as a DVD player, a VCR
or a camcorder without disconnecting the PC.
The configuration at the back of the monitor may vary from product to product.
This product does not have speakers.
To listen to audio, connect the audio cable to another audio device.
1. Connecting AV Devices
The monitor has AV connection terminals to connect AV input devices like DVD, VCR or
Camcorder. You may enjoy AV signals as long as the monitor is turned on.
1. Input devices such as DVD, VCR or Camcorder are connected to the VIDEO or S-VIDEO
terminal of the monitor using the Video or S-Video cable.
2. Then, start the DVD, VCR or Camcorder with a DVD disc or tape inserted.
3. Select Video or S-Video using the SOURCE button.
2. Connecting Digital DVD
The monitor has DVI IN connection terminals to connect DVI input devices digital DVD.
1. Input devices such as digital DVD are connected to the DVI IN terminal of the monitor using
the DVI cable.
2. Then, start the DVD with a DVD disc inserted.
3. Select Digital using the SOURCE button.
3. Connecting DVD/DTV Set Top Box
Connect to the DVD/DTVSet Top Box input if the device has a DVD/DTV connector.
You can watch Component simply by hooking up the Component with the monitor as
long as the power is on.
1. Connect the VIDEO OUT port of the DVD / DTV Set-Top Box to the Y, PB, PR input ports
using a component video cable (Y, PB, PR).
2. Then, start the DVD with a DVD disc inserted.
3. Select Component using the SOURCE button.
4. Connecting USB
You can use a USB device such as a mouse, keyboard, Memory Stick, or external hard
disk drive by connecting them to the
DOWN of the monitor without connecting them
to the PC.
The
USB port of the monitor supports High-Speed Certified
USB 2.0.
1. Connect the
cable.
High speed
Full speed
Low speed
Data Rate
480 Mbps
12 Mbps
1.5 Mbps
Power
Consumption
2.5W
(Max., each
port)
2.5W
(Max., each
port)
2.5W
(Max., each
port)
UP port of the monitor and the USB port of the computer with the USB
To use
DOWN (Downstream Port), you have to connect the
(Upstream Cable ) to the PC.
UP
Make sure to use the USB cable supplied with this monitor to connect the
monitor's
UP port and your computer's USB port.
2. Connect the
DOWN port of the USB monitor and a USB device with the USB cable.
3. The use procedures are as the same as those for using an external device connecting to the
PC.
{ You can connect and use a keyboard and mouse.
{ You can play a file from a media device.
(Examples of media devices: MP3, digital camera, etc.)
{ You can run, move, copy or delete the files on the storage device.
(Examples of storage devices: external memory, memory card, memory reader, HDDtype MP3 player, etc.)
{ You can use other USB devices that can be connected to a computer.
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When connecting a device to the
DOWN port of the monitor, connect the
device using a cable appropriate to the device.
(For the purchase of the cable and external devices, ask the service center of the
corresponding product.)
The company is not liable for problems or damages to an external device caused
by using an unauthorized cable for the connection.
Some products do not follow the USB standard, and it may cause a malfunction of
the device.
If the device malfunctions even if it is connected to the computer, contact the
service center of the device/computer.
Using the Stand
Stand type A
Pivot Stand
Using (a), you can rotate the screen within a range of 0 ~ 90 degrees.
Using (b) you can adjust the height.
You can only rotate the screen when the screen is lifted to its maximum
height.
Do not rotate the screen by force, as this might damage the stand.
Tilt angle
Using (c), you can adjust the height.
You can adjust the tilt within a range of -5 ~ 15 degrees.
Using (d), you can horizontally rotate it within a range of -30 ~ 30 degrees.
Stand type B
Pivot Stand
Using (a), you can rotate the screen within a range of 0 ~ 90 degrees.
Using (b), you can use the screen lengthwise.
Press the top side of the stand and then push the button at the rear bottom of
the stand.
You can adjust the stand height using this button.
When you are using a stand height as maximum, it will go down a little bit from
spring elasticity.
If you rotate the screen without lifting it to its maximum height, the screen
may be damaged because the edge of the screen would hit the floor.
Tilt angle
Using (c), you can adjust the height.
You can adjust the tilt within a range of 0 ~ 25 degrees.
Using (d), you can horizontally rotate it within a range of -45 ~ 45 degrees.
Removing the base
1. Turn off your monitor and unplug its power cord.
2. Lay the LCD monitor face-down on a flat surface with a cushion beneath it to protect the
screen.
3. Remove four screws(A) and then remove the Stand from the LCD monitor.
Attaching a Base
This monitor accepts a 100 mm x 100 mm VESA-compliant mounting interface pad.
A. Monitor
B. Mounting interface pad (sold separately)
1. Turn off your monitor and unplug its power cord.
2. Lay the LCD monitor face-down on a flat surface with a cushion beneath it to protect the
screen.
3. Remove four screws and then remove the stand from the LCD monitor.
4. Align the mounting interface Pad with the holes in the rear cover mounting pad and secure it
with four screws that came with the arm-type base, wall mount hanger or other base.
To mount the monitor on a wall, you should purchase the wall mounting kit that allows
you to mount the monitor at least 10cm away from the wall surface.
Contact the nearest Samsung Service Center for more information.
Samsung Electronics will not be responsible for damages caused by using a base other
than those specified.
Please use Wall Mount according to the International standards.
Installing the Monitor Driver (Automatic)
When prompted by the operating system for the monitor driver, insert the CD-ROM
included with this monitor. Driver installation is slightly different from one operating
system to another. Follow the directions appropriate for the operating system you
have.
Prepare a blank disk and download the driver program file at the Internet web site shown
here.
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Internet web site :
http://www.samsung.com/ (Worldwide)
http://www.samsung.com/monitor (U.S.A)
http://www.sec.co.kr/monitor (Korea)
http://www.samsungmonitor.com.cn/ (China)
Windows ME
1. Insert CD into the CD-ROM drive.
2. Click "Windows ME Driver".
3. Choose your monitor model in the model list, then click the "OK" button.
4. Click the "Install" button in the "Warning" window.
5. Monitor driver installation is completed.
Windows XP/2000
1. Insert CD into the CD-ROM drive.
2. Click "Windows XP/2000 Driver"
3. Choose your monitor model in the model list, then click the "OK" button.
4. If you can see following message window, then click the "Continue Anyway" button.
Then click "OK" button.
This monitor driver is under certifying MS logo,and this installation don't
damage your system.The certified driver will be posted on Samsung
Monitor Homepage
http://www.samsung.com/.
5. Monitor driver installation is completed.
Installing the Monitor Driver (Manual)
Windows XP | Windows 2000 |Windows Me |Windows NT | Linux
When prompted by the operating system for the monitor driver, insert the CD-ROM
included with this monitor. Driver installation is slightly different from one operating
system to another. Follow the directions appropriate for the operating system you
have.
Prepare a blank disk and download the driver program file at the Internet web site shown
here.
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Internet web site :
http://www.samsung.com/ (Worldwide)
http://www.samsung.com/monitor (U.S.A)
http://www.sec.co.kr/monitor (Korea)
http://www.samsungmonitor.com.cn/ (China)
Microsoft® Windows® XP Operating System
1. Insert CD into the CD-ROM driver.
2. Click "Start" —> "Control Panel" then click the "Appearance and Themes" icon.
3. Click "Display" icon and choose the "Settings" tab then click "Advanced..".
4. Click the "Properties" button on the "Monitor" tab and select "Driver" tab.
5. Click "Update Driver.." and select "Install from a list or.." then click "Next" button.
6. Select "Don't search ,I will.." then click "Next" and then click "Have disk".
7. Click the "Browse" button then choose A:(D:\Driver) and choose your monitor model in the
model list and click the "Next" button.
8. If you can see following "Message" window, then click the "Continue Anyway" button. Then
click "OK" button.
This monitor driver is under certified MS logo,and this installation doesn't damage your
system.The certified driver will be posted on Samsung Monitor homepage.
http://www.samsung.com/
9. Click the "Close" button then click "OK" button continually.
10. Monitor driver installation is completed.
Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Operating System
When you can see "Digital Signature Not Found" on your monitor, follow these steps.
1. Choose "OK" button on the "Insert disk" window.
2. Click the "Browse" button on the "File Needed" window.
3. Choose A:(D:\Driver) then click the "Open" button and then click "OK" button.
How to install
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10.
Click "Start" , "Setting" , "Control Panel".
Double click the "Display" Icon.
Choose the "Settings" tab and then click "Advanced..".
Choose "Monitor".
Case1: If the "Properties" button is inactive, it means your monitor is properly configured.
Please stop installation
Case2: If the "Properties" button is active, click the "Properties" button then follow next steps
continually.
Click "Driver" and then click on "Update Driver.." then click on the "Next" button.
Choose "Display a list of the known drivers for this device so that I can choose a
specific driver" then click "Next" and then click "Have disk".
Click the "Browse" button then choose A:(D:\Driver).
Click the "Open" button, then click "OK" button.
Choose your monitor model and click the "Next" button then click "Next" button.
Click the "Finish" button then the "Close" button.
If you can see the "Digital Signature Not Found" window then click the "Yes"button.
And click the "Finish" button then the "Close" button.
Microsoft® Windows® Millennium Operating System
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10.
Click "Start" , "Setting" , "Control Panel".
Double click "Display" icon.
Select the "Settings" tab and click "Advanced Properties" button.
Select the "Monitor" tab.
Click the "Change" button in the "Monitor Type" area.
Choose "Specify the location of the driver".
Choose "Display a list of all the driver in a specific location.." then click "Next" button.
Click the "Have Disk" button
Specify A:\(D:\driver) then click "OK" button.
Select "Show all devices" and choose the monitor that corresponds to the one you
connected to your computer and click "OK".
11. Continue choosing "Close" button and "OK" button until you close the Display Properties
dialogue box.
Microsoft® Windows® NT Operating System
1. Click Start, Settings, Control Panel, and then double-click Display icon.
2. In Display Registration Information window, click Settings Tab and then click All Display
Modes.
3. Select a mode that you wish to use (Resolution, Number of colors and Vertical frequency)
and then click OK.
4. Click Apply button if you see the screen working normally after clicking Test. If the screen is
not normal, change to a different mode (lower mode of resolution, colors or frequency).
If there is no Mode at All Display Modes, select the level of resolution and vertical
frequency by referring to the Preset Timing Modes in the user guide.
Linux Operating System
To execute X-Window, you need to make the X86Config file, which is Stand type A of system
setting file.
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6.
7.
Press Enter at the first and the second screen after executing the X86Config file.
The third screen is for setting your mouse.
Set a mouse for your computer.
The next screen is for selecting a keyboard.
Set a keyboard for your computer.
The next screen is for setting your monitor.
First of all, set a horizontal frequency for your monitor. (You can enter the frequency
directly.)
8. Set a vertical frequency for your monitor. (You can enter the frequency directly.)
9. Enter the model name of your monitor. This information will not affect the actual execution
of X-Window.
10. You have finished setting up your monitor.
Execute X-Window after setting other requested hardware.
Natural Color
Natural Color Software Program
One of the recent problems in using a computer is that the color of the images printed out by a
printer or other images scanned by a scanner or a digital camera are not the same as those
shown on the monitor.
The Natural Color S/W is the very solution for this problem. It is a color administration system
developed by Samsung Electronics in association with Korea Electronics &
Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI).
This system is available only for Samsung monitors and makes the color of the images on the
monitor the same as the printed or scanned images.
For more information, refer to Help (F1) in the software program.
How to install the Natural Color software
Insert the CD included with the Samsung monitor into the CD-ROM Drive. Then, the initial
screen of the program Natural Color will be executed. Click Natural Color on the initial screen
to install the Natural Color software.
To install the program manually, insert the CD included with the Samsung monitor into the CDROM Drive, click the [Start] button of Windows and then select [Execute].
Enter D:\color\eng\setup.exe and then press the <Enter> key.
(If the drive where the CD is inserted is not D:\, enter the applicable drive.)
How to delete the Natural Color software program
Select "Setting/Control Panel" on the "Start" menu and then double-click "Add/Delete a
program".
Select Natural Color from the list and then click the "Add/Delete" button.
MENU
Use this button for open the on-screen menu and exits from the menu
screen or closes screen adjustment menu.
Analog/Digital(PC) : MagicBright™
MagicBright™ is a new feature providing the optimum viewing environment
depending on the contents of the image you are watching.
Then push button again to circle through available preconfigured modes.
( Custom → Entertain → Internet → Text )
Digital(DVD)/Video/S-Video/Component : Mode
The Monitor has four automatic picture settings that are preset at the
factory.
Then push button again to circle through available preconfigured modes.
( Dynamic → Standard → Movie → Custom )
This button allows you to adjust items in the menu.
This button allows you to adjust items in the menu.
When OSD is not on the screen, push the button to adjust brightness.
Press this button to activate a highlighted menu item.
SOURCE
AUTO
PIP
Selects the input signal while the OSD is off.
Press to self-adjust to the incoming Analog signal.
The values of fine,coarse and position are adjusted automatically.
Push the PIP button to turn PIP On/Off.
AUTO : Available in Analog mode only
Menu
Description
When the 'AUTO' button is pressed, the Auto Adjustment screen appears
as shown in the animated screen on the center.
Press to self-adjust to the incoming Analog signal. The values of
fine,coarse and position are adjusted automatically.
(Available in Analog mode only)
AUTO
To make the automatic adjustment function sharper, execute the 'Auto
Adjustment' function while the AUTO PATTERN is on.
- If auto adjustment does not work properly, press AUTO button again to
adjust picture with more accuracy.
- If you change resolution in the control panel, auto function will be
executed automatically.
Locked
Menu
Description
Play/Stop
MENU
Locked
After pushing the "MENU" button more than 5 seconds, OSD
function is locked (unlocked).
Even if you use the OSD adjustment lock function, you can still
adjust MagicBright™/Mode and Brightness and Contrast of the
monitor.
Menu
Description
Analog/Digital(PC) : MagicBright™
MagicBright™ is a new feature providing the optimum
viewing environment depending on the contents of the
image you are watching.
AUTO/PIP
Play/Stop
MagicBright™
Then push button again to circle through available
preconfigured modes.
( Custom → Entertain → Internet → Text )
MagicBright™
/ Mode
Mode
Digital(DVD)/Video/S-Video/Component : Mode
The Monitor has four automatic picture settings that are
preset at the factory. Then push button again to circle
through available preconfigured modes.
( Dynamic → Standard → Movie → Custom )
: Available in Analog/Digital Mode Only
Menu
Brightness
SOURCE
Description
When OSD is not on the screen, push the button to adjust brightness.
Menu
Description
SOURCE
Selects the input signal while the OSD is off.
(When the source button is pressed to change the input mode, a message
appears in the upper left of the screen displaying the current mode -Analog, Digital, Video, S-Video and Component input signal.)
Note : Changing the source is allowed only in external devices that are
connected to the monitor at the time.
PIP ( Available in Analog/Digital(PC) Mode Only )
Menu
PIP
Description
Push the PIP button to turn PIP screen On/Off.
You can view a picture from Video, S-Video, or Component through the
PIP screen in Analog and Digital (PC) mode.
Input
Menu
Description
Source List
Use to select PC or other external input sources
connected to the Monitor.
Use to select the screen of your choice.
1) Analog
2) Digital
3) Video
4) S-Video
5) Component
Edit Name
Name the input device connected to the input jacks to
make your input source selection easier.
1) Analog
2) Digital
3) Video
4) S-Video
5) Component
Picture (Analog / Digital : PC)
Play/Stop
Menu
Description
MagicBright™
MagicBright™ is a new feature providing the optimum
viewing environment depending on the contents of the
image you are watching. Currently four different modes are
available: Text, Internet, Entertain and Custom. Each
mode has its own pre-configured brightness value.
You can easily select one of four settings by simply
pressing MagicBright™ [ ] button.
1) Entertain : High brightness
For watching motion pictures such as a DVD or Video
CD.
2) Internet : Medium brightness
For working with a mixture of images such as text and
graphics.
3) Text : Normal brightness
For documentations or works involving heavy text.
4) Custom
Although the values are carefully chosen by our
engineers, the pre-configured values may not be
comfortable to your eyes depending on your taste.
If this is the case, adjust the brightness and contrast by
using the OSD menu.
Custom
Image Lock
You can use the on-screen menus to change the contrast
and brightness according to personal preference.
1) Contrast
: Adjust the Contrast.
2) Brightness
: Adjust the Brightness.
Image Lock is used to fine-tune and get the best image by
removing noise that creates unstable images with jitter and
shimmer. If satisfactory results are not obtained using the
Fine adjustment, use the Coarse adjustment and then use
Fine again.
- Available in Analog Mode Only
1) Coarse
: Adjust the screen so that all vertical lines (noise)
on the screen are removed. Then, use the
horizontal position adjustment menu to move the
screen to the center, as the screen position may
change after the noise has been removed.
Play/Stop
Contrast
Brightness
Coarse
Fine
Sharpness
2) Fine
: Removes noise such as horizontal stripes. If the
noise persists even after Fine tuning, repeat it after
adjusting the frequency (clock speed).
3) Sharpness
: Adjust the Sharpness.
4) H-Position
: Adjusts the screen location horizontally.
5) V-Position
: Adjusts the screen location vertically.
Auto Adjustment
V-Position
The values of Fine, Coarse, position are adjusted
automatically. If you change resolution in the control panel,
Auto function will be executed.
- Available in Analog Mode Only
Size
You can switch the Size.
1) Wide
2) 4:3
Size
You can switch the Size.
1) Wide
2) 4:3
PIP Picture
H-Position
When the PIP is on, you can adjust the PIP screen setting.
1) Contrast
: Adjusts the Contrast of the PIP window on the
screen.
2) Brightness
: Adjusts the Brightness of the PIP window on the
screen.
3) Sharpness
: Adjusts the Sharpness of the PIP window on the
screen
4) Color
: Adjusts the Color of the PIP window on the screen
5) Tint
: Adds a natural tone to the PIP window.
Picture (Digital : Digital DVD)
Contrast
Bightness
Sharpness
Color
Tint
Menu
Description
Mode
The Monitor has four automatic picture settings
("Dynamic", "Standard", "Movie" and "Custom") that are
preset at the factory. You can activate either Dynamic,
Standard, Movie, or Custom. You can select "Custom"
which automatically recalls your personalized picture
settings.
1) Dynamic
: Select this mode to view a sharper image than in
"Standard" mode.
2) Standard
: Select this mode when the surroundings are bright.
This also provides a sharp image.
3) Movie
: Select this mode when the surroundings are dark.
This will save power and reduce eye fatigue.
4) Custom
: Select this mode when you want to adjust the image
according to your preferences
Custom
You can use the on-screen menus to change the contrast
and brightness according to personal preference.
1) Contrast
: Adjust the Contrast.
2) Brightness
: Adjust the Brightness.
3) Sharpness
: Adjust the Sharpness.
4) Color
: Adjust the picture Color.
Size
You can switch the Size.
1) Wide
2) 4:3
Play/Stop
Contrast
Brightness
Sharpness
Color
Picture (Video/S-Video/Component)
Menu
Description
Mode
The Monitor has four automatic picture settings
("Dynamic", "Standard", "Movie" and "Custom") that are
preset at the factory. You can activate either Dynamic,
Standard, Movie, or Custom. You can select "Custom"
which automatically recalls your personalized picture
settings.
1) Dynamic
: Select this mode to view a sharper image than in
"Standard" mode.
2) Standard
: Select this mode when the surroundings are bright.
This also provides a sharp image.
3) Movie
: Select this mode when the surroundings are dark.
This will save power and reduce eye fatigue.
4) Custom
: Select this mode when you want to adjust the image
according to your preferences
Custom
You can use the on-screen menus to change the contrast
and brightness according to personal preference.
1) Contrast
: Adjust the Contrast.
2) Brightness
: Adjust the Brightness.
3) Sharpness
: Adjust the Sharpness.
4) Color
: Adjust the picture Color.
5) Tint
: Adds a natural tone to the display.
Size
You can switch the Size.
z Video / S-Video : Wide / Zoom1 / Zoom2 / 4:3
z Component : Wide / 4:3
You can turn Film Mode Off / On.
The Film Mode feature offers you a theater-quality viewing
Play/Stop
Contrast
Brightness
Sharpness
Color
Tint
Film Mode
experience.
In Component mode, film mode is only available for
480i and 576i input.
MagicColor Pro
Menu
Description
Implements the natural color chroma according to the
display screen. Automatically adjusts to the display screen.
MagicColor
Color Tone
Gamma
Can improve the skin tones.
1) Off
2) Intelligent
Enhance natural color except skin tone.
3) Full
Displays both natural skin tones and enhanced
colors.
4) Demo
Displays the improved image on the left and the
original on the right.
Adjusts color tones to the preference of the user.
Analog/Digital(PC)
: Cool4 / Cool3 / Cool2 / Cool1 / Normal / Warm1 / Warm2
Digital(Digital DVD)/Video/S-Video/Component
: Cool2 / Cool1 / Normal / Warm1 / Warm2
(Gamma) - Met gammacorrectie wordt de helderheid van
de kleuren gewijzigd met tussenlicht.
Nummer verhogen - Voor een natuurlijkere en zachtere
weergave van het volledige beeld en scherpere donkere
tinten.
Nummer verlagen - Voor een scherpere weergave van
het volledige beeld en verbeterde lichte tinten..
- Alleen beschikbaar in modus Analog/Digital(PC)
6 types: Red, Green, Blue, Cyan, Magenta and Yellow Can adjust each of them to the preference of the user.
Play/Stop
6-Color
1) Saturation
Adjusts the color saturation.
2) Hue
Adjusts the color tones.
3) Reset
Returns to the original screen mode.
Saturation
Hue
Reset
- The 6-Color function is only available when the Color
Weakness function is turned Off.
Color Weakness
Enables those with color weakness to view the screen as
easily as those with normal vision.
1) Off
2) Custom1
3) Custom2
PIP (Analog / Digital : PC)
Menu
Description
PIP
Turn the PIP Screen on or off.
You can view a picture from Video, S-Video, or
Component through the PIP screen in Analog and Digital
(PC) mode.
1) Off
2) On
Source
Select the input source for the PIP.
You can view a picture from Video, S-Video, or
Component through the PIP screen in Analog and Digital
(PC) mode.
Size
Change the Size of the PIP window.
/
/
/
If you select
,
in Size, Position will not be
activated.
Change the Position of the PIP window.
Play/Stop
Position
/
/
/
Setup
Menu
Description
Play/Stop
You can choose one of 11 languages.
Language
Transparency
Blue Screen
Changes the opaqueness of the background of the OSD.
1) High
2) Medium
3) Low
4) Opaque
If no signal is being received or the signal is very weak, a blue
screen automatically replaces the noisy picture background. If you
wish to continue viewing the poor picture, you must set the "Blue
screen" mode to "Off".
- Operates only for Video, S-Video and Component mode.
Picture parameters are replaced with the factory default
values.
Reset
1) Image Reset
: Image parameters are replaced with the factory
default values.
- Available in Analog Mode Only
2) Color Reset
: Color parameters are replaced with the factory
default values.
- Available in Analog/Digital(PC) Mode Only
Analog
- Image Reset
Analog
- Color Reset
Digital : PC
- Color Reset
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Overview
What is MagicTune™?
Monitor performance can vary due to the graphics card, host computer lighting conditions and other
environmental factors. In order to get the best image on a monitor requires you to adjust it for your unique
setting. Unfortunately, the manual controls available to tune the image often prove to be challenging. Proper
adjustment (tuning) requires an easy to use program that goes through a step-by-step process to obtain the
best overall picture quality.
In most cases even simple adjustments to Brightness, or Contrast require navigation of the multi-level, onscreen display (OSD) menus that are not easy to understand. Furthermore, there is no feedback to assist in
correctly setting the controls of the monitor. MagicTune is a software utility that guides you through the tuning
process with easy to understand instructions and back ground patterns designed for each monitor control. The
display settings for each user can be saved, providing an easy way to select display characteristics in a multiuser environme or having a single user have multiple defined presets based on content and ambient lighting.
Basic Functionality
MagicTune is a software utility that allows monitor adjustment and color tuning using the Display Data
Channel Command Interface (DDC/CI) protocol. All adjustments to the display are controlled via software
to eliminate the need to use the monitor on-screen display (OSD).
MagicTune supports Windows™ 98 SE, Me, 2000, XP Home, and XP Professional.
It is recommended using MagicTune in Windows™ 2000 or later.
MagicTune allows for quick accurate tuning of the display with the ability to easily save and use monitor
configurations that are best suited for you.
OSD Mode
The OSD mode allows easy adjustment of monitor settings without taking pre-defined steps. You can access the
desired menu item to set with ease.
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Installation
1.
Insert the installation CD into the CD-ROM drive.
2.
Click the MagicTune™ installation file.
3.
Select installation Language, Click "Next".
4.
When the InstallationShield Wizard window appears, click "Next."
5.
Select "I agree to the terms of the license agreement" to accept the terms of use.
6.
Choose a folder to install the MagicTune program.
7.
Click "Install."
8.
The "Installation Status" window appears.
9.
10.
Click "Finish."
When the installation is complete, the MagicTune executable icon appears on your desktop.
Double-click the icon to start the program.
Magictune execution icon may not appear depending on specification of computer
system or monitor. If that happens, press F5 Key.
Installation Problems
The installation of MagicTune™ can be affected by such factors as the video card, motherboard and the network
environment.
See "Troubleshooting" if you have trouble during installation.
System Requirements
OS
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Windows™
Windows™
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98 SE
Me
2000
XP Home Edition
XP Professional
It is recommended using MagicTune in Windows™ 2000 or later.
Hardware
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25MB Hard disk space above
* For more information, visit the MagicTune website.
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MagicTune allows for quick accurate tuning of the display with the ability to easily
save and use monitor configurations that are best suited for you.
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OSD mode may appear inconsistent with the explanation in
guidance book depending on specification of each monitor.
When Rotation is functioning, part of MagicTune Program may not
operate normally.
MagicTune control mode will be different according to monitor models.
OSD Mode
The OSD mode makes the adjustment of settings on all monitors easy. When selected , each tab on top of the control
window displays the general descriptions of the sub-menu items for adjustment.
When selected, each tab displays a list of menus. For quick adjustment of the monitor settings, the OSD mode allows
easy and convenient access to all tabs and sub-menu items.
Button Tab Definition
OK
Applies any changes made and exits MagicTune.
Reset
Restores the display settings to the factory settings.
Cancel
Exits MagicTune without applying the changes made. If you have not made any changes
in the control window, clicking "Cancel" does not cause any actions.
Picture Tab Definition
Allows the user to adjust the screen settings to the desired values.
Brightness
Makes the entire screen brighter or darker. The detailed data of the images in the dark
areas can be lost if the brightness is not adjusted to the proper level. Adjust the
brightness for best viewing conditions.
Contrast
Adjusts the difference in brightness between the bright and dark areas on screen.
Determines the crispness of the images.
Resolution
MagicBright™
Lists all display resolutions supported by the program.
MagicBright™ is a new feature providing the optimum viewing environment depending on
the contents of the image you are watching. Currently four different modes are available:
Text, Internet, Entertain and Custom. Each mode has its own pre-configured brightness
value. You can easily select one of four settings by simply pressing MagicBright control
buttons.
1.
2.
3.
Text: For documentations or works involving heavy text.
Internet: For working with a mixture of images such as text and graphics.
Entertain: For watching motion pictures such as a DVD or VCD.
4.
Custom: Although the values are carefully chosen by our engineers, the preconfigured values may not be comfortable to your eyes depending on your taste. If
this is the case, adjust the Brightness and Contrast by using the OSD menu.
Color Tab Definition
Adjusts the "warmth" of the monitor background or image color.
MagicColor and Gamma will be shown only in the monitor that supports these
functions.
The tone of the color can be changed.
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Warm2 - Warm1 - Normal - Cool 1 - Cool 2 - Cool 3 - Cool 4
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Color Tone
Color Tone mode will be different according to monitor models.
Some monitor will only support Four modes( Warm, Normal, Cool, Custom)
Color
Control
Adjusts of the monitor image color.
You can change the monitor color to your desired color.
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The process through which the colors of your choice are optimized and maintained. You will find
Calibration MagicTune extremely useful if you are one of those who wish to view images with their full details
accurately reproduced - including web images and ones produced by a digital camera or scanner.
MagicColor is a new technology that Samsung has exclusively developed to improve digital image and to
display natural color more clearly without disturbing image quality.
1.
2.
3.
4.
OFF : Returns to the original mode.
DEMO : The screen before applying MagicColor appears on the right and the screen after
applying MagicColor appears on the left.
Full : Displays not only vivid natural color but also more realistic natural skin color with clearness.
Intelligent : Displays vivid natural color with clearness.
MagicColor
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Depending on the monitor models Color Control, Sharpness, Contrast,
Color Tone will not be adjustable in MagicColor mode of Full and Intelligent.
Gamma correction changes the luminance of the colors with intermediate luminance.
Gamma
Gamma mode will be different according to monitor models. Some monitor will only
support Three modes( Mode1, Mode2, Mode3)
This refers to the process that optimizes the color according to the user's needs and maintains the
optimized color. MagicTune will be helpful for users wishing to view images including web images, as
well as pictures taken by a digital camera or scanner through Windows.
6-Color
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Saturation - To adjust the chroma.
Hue - To adjust the color tone.
Reset - To reset the monitor settings to the factory defaults.
Image Tab Definition
Adjusts the Fine , Coarse and Position values.
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Fine : Removes noise such as horizontal stripes.
If the noise persists even after Fine tuning, repeat it after adjusting the frequency
(clock speed).
Coarse : Removes noise such as vertical stripes.
Coarse adjustment may move the screen image area.
You may relocate it to the center using the Horizontal Control menu.
Auto Setup : Auto adjustment allows the monitor to self-adjust to the incoming
video signal. The values of fine, coarse and position are adjusted automatically.
Position
Adjusts the screen location horizontally and vertically.
Sharpness
Changes the clearance of image.
Option Tab Definition
You can configure MagicTune using the following options.
Loads the Preferences Dialog Box. Preferences in use will have an "V" in the check box. To
turn on or off any Preference, position the cursor over the box and click.
Preferences
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Enable task tray menu .
- To access the MagicTune menus, click the icon on the [task tray menu].
The menus are not displayed if the [Enable System Tray] is deselected in
[Options] ' [Basic Settings].
Select Language - The language chosen affects only the language of the OSD.
Analog
Digital
This refers to the process that optimizes the color and maintains the optimized color.
Color Weakness
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Off - To cancel Partial Color Blindness Mode.
Custom - Partial Color Blindness Test
Reset - To reset the monitor settings to the factory defaults.
When external A/V devices such as VCRs or DVDs are connected to the monitor, PIP
allows you to watch video from those devices in a small window super-imposed on the PC
Video signal. (Off / On)
PIP
Turn the PIP Screen on or off.
Source
Select the input source for the PIP.
Size
Change the Size of the PIP window.
Position
Change the Position of the PIP window.
Support Tab Definition
Shows the Asset ID and the version number of the program, and allows you to use the Help feature.
Help
Visit the MagicTune website or click to open the Help files (User Manual) if you need any
help installing or running MagicTune. The User Manual opens within a basic browser
window.
Asset ID
You can use the server to control the Client monitor.
(Server program should be installed to use this program as Client)
Version
User Name
Shows the user name that is registered in PC.
User ID
Shows the user ID that is registered in PC.
Server IP
Write down the server IP .
Department
Write down the department.
Location
Write down the location.
Displays the version of MagicTune.
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Color Calibration
1. Color Calibration
Color Calibration guides you to get optimal color condition for your monitor.
Proceed following 5steps for getting optimal monitor color condition .
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Control "Brightness control bar" for matching the brightness of control patch and the brightness of background
pattern
When you detect specific color tone on "Control patch", move the control cursor toward to the direction of the
color tone referring to "Color reference Circle".
=> Adjustment is finished properly, you won't detect any color tone on Control patch.
When you finish adjustment for step1,Click "Next" button .
Repeat 1), 2), 3) procedures for remaining step2 ~ step5.
You can easily view the calibration effect through clicking "Preview " button!
How multiple users can use adjusted color values
Definition
When monitor is used by multiple users, color values which are adjusted via Color calibration for each users can be
saved and used. Up to 5 users can use the saved color values.
1.
2.
How to save adjusted color values:
Press Next to make it change into Apply and then you can save adjusted color values.
As many as 5 values can be saved.
How to apply the saved color values:
Press Multi User button on main screen to select and use one of the saved color values.
2. Preview
Press "Preview" button on the Color Calibration.
The above picture will be shown.
1.
Press "View Calibrated" button to see the calibration effect which you adjusted.
2.
Press "View Uncalibrated" button to see the original image.
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Troubleshooting
Uninstall
The MagicTune™ program can be removed only by using the "Add or Remove Programs" option of the
Windows™ Control Panel.
Perform the following steps remove MagicTune™.
1.
Go to [Task Tray] ' [Start] ' [Settings] and select [Control Panel] in the menu. If the program runs on
Windows™ XP, go to [Control Panel] in the [Start] menu.
2.
Click the "Add or Remove Programs" icon in Control Panel.
3.
In the "Add or Remove Programs" screen, scroll down to find "MagicTune™." Click on it to highlight
it.
4.
Click the "Change/Remove" button to remove the program.
5.
Click "Yes" to begin the uninstall process.
6.
Wait until the "Uninstall Complete" dialog box appears.
Visit the MagicTune™ website for technical support for MagicTune™, FAQs (questions and answers) and
software upgrades.
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Troubleshooting
The current computing system is not compatible with MagicTune.
Please press OK and click on the "Shortcut to the MagicTune site" to view our home page
for further reference.
An error may occur when your video/graphic card is not in the 'Available' list.
(The latest or oldest video cards may not be compatible.)
Please visit our homepage to see the Troubleshooting section.
An error may occur if the card maker has modified the video card driver or the
graphics chip even when the video card is in the list.
Please visit our homepage to see the Troubleshooting section.
Check if your monitor is manufactured by Samsung.
Products from other manufacturers may cause errors.
Only Samsung products are able to support this feature.
An error may occur even when your monitor is manufactured by Samsung but is
out of date.
Check if your monitor is able to support MagicTune.
This feature is only supported by those monitors that are registered on our homepage.
Check for the monitor before purchasing it as out-of-date models are not supported.
An error occurs when no information on EDID (Extended Display Identification
Data) exists for the current monitor.
This happens when from your desktop, Start > Setup > Control Panel > System >
Hardware > Device Manager > Monitor is selected, the current "Plug-and-play
monitor" is removed and new hardware is searched for but the system couldn't find
any "Plug-and-play monitor".
Please visit our homepage to see the Troubleshooting section.
An error occurs when replacing the monitor with a new one when the system
power is off but the system has not been restarted.
Please restart the system each time the monitor is replaced before using MagicTune.
An error occurs when the video card driver is not installed properly.
This happens when the current video card list is not displayed normally. You can
check this via Start > Setup > System > Hardware > Device Manager > Display
Adapter.
Visit the video card maker's homepage and download and install the latest driver.
For more information about the video card, contact the card manufacturer.
To ensure normal operation, please restart your system.
An error occurs when the system is not restarted after installing MagicTune.
(This is for Win98SE and WinMe only.)
Restart the system before use.
For the best performance of MagicTune, adjust to the optimal resolution. Refer to the User
Guide for the optimal resolution.
If you do not adjust to the optimal resolution and perform Color Calibration, the
monitor cannot be adjusted to the optimal condition.
Refer to the manual for the optimal resolution.
This video card does not support MagicTune.
Please install a new video card driver.
An error occurs when the video card driver is not installed properly.
This happens when the current video card list is not displayed normally. You can
check this from Start > Setup > System > Hardware > Device Manager > Display
Adapter.
Visit the video card manufacturer's homepage and download and install the latest
driver.
For more information about the video card, contact the card manufacturer.
As the Highlight program uses the communication lines,
please exit the Highlight program before you can access MagicTune.
Some of Samsung CDT monitors support the Highlight feature.
When using both the Highlight feature and MagicTune simultaneously, conflicts
occur, which cause errors.
Make sure to turn OFF Highlight before using MagicTune.
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MagicTune may not work in case monitor is replaced or driver of graphic card is updated while
MagicTune is operating. If so, please restart the system.
Symptom
Check List
Check when
MagicTune does not
function properly.
MagicTune feature is found
only on PC (VGA) with
Window OS that supports
Plug and Play.
Solutions
* To check whether your PC is available for
MagicTune feature, follow the
steps below (When Windows is XP);
Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance
-> System -> Hardware -> Device Manager ->
Monitors -> After deleting Plug and Play
monitor, find 'Plug and Play monitor' by
searching new Hardware.
MagicTune is an additional software for the
monitor. Some graphic cards may not support
your monitor. When you have a problem with
the graphic card, visit our website to check the
compatible graphic card list provided.
http://www.samsung.com/monitor/magictune
MagicTune™ doesn't
work properly.
Have you changed your PC
or video graphic card?
Download the latest program. The program can
be downloaded
http://www.samsung.com/monitor/magictune.
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Visit the MagicTune website for technical support for MagicTune, FAQs (questions and answers) and
software upgrades.
Visit the MagicTune website and download the installation software for MagicTune MAC.
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Overview
What is MagicRotation?
Traditionally, computer displays allowed the user to view only in landscape mode.
In today's information age, more users need to view documents, web pages, emails, etc. in there day to day
life. These types of applications can be better viewed in portrait mode where the entire contents are
available on the screen. This greatly improves the user's productivity allowing him the flexibility to switch
between landscape and portrait modes.
The MagicRotation Software from Samsung Electronics, Inc. provides the user with a rotation feature (0, 90,
180, 270 orientation) that facilitates the optimum utilization of computer display screen, better viewing and
improved user productivity.
Basic Function
MagicRotation will support Windows™ 98 SE, Me, NT 4.0, 2000, XP Home and XP Professional.
* Windows™ is registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation,Inc.
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Installation
1.
Insert the installation CD into the CD-ROM drive.
2.
Click the MagicRotation installation file.
3.
Select installation Language, Click "Next".
4.
When the InstallShield Wizard window appears, click "Next."
5.
Select "I agree to the terms of the license agreement" to accept the terms of use.
6.
Choose a folder to install the MagicRotation program.
7.
Click "Install."
8.
The "Installation Status" window appears.
9.
Click "Finish."
Have to reboot the system in order for the MagicRotation to work properly.
10.
When the installation is complete, the MagicRotation executable icon appears on your desktop.
Installation Problems
The installation of MagicRotation can be affected by the factors such as video card, motherboard and the
network environment.
See "Troubleshooting" if you have trouble during installation.
Limitation
1.
The "Display Driver" should be properly loaded for the MagicRotation to work properly.
The installed "Display Driver" should be the latest driver supplied by the vendor.
2.
If some applications like Windows™ Media Player, Real Player, etc. are not displaying movie files
properly in 90, 180 and 270 orientations then do the following :
Close the application.
Select the Orientation (90, 180, 270) you want to view the application.
{ Relaunch the application.
In most cases this should fix the problem.
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3.
User Applications using OpenGL and DirectDraw (3D drawing) will not function as per the orientation
mode selected (90, 180, 270).
e.g. 3D games
4.
DOS based applications in Full Screen Mode will not function as per the orientation mode selected
(90, 180, 270).
5.
Dual is not supported in Windows™ 98, ME, NT 4.0.
6.
MagicRotation does not provide support for 24 bits per pixel (Bit depth/Color Quality).
7.
If you are changing your Graphic Card it is recommended that you uninstall the MagicRotation
Software before doing so.
System Requirements
OS
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Windows™
Windows™
Windows™
Windows™
Windows™
Windows™
98 SE
Me
NT 4.0
2000
XP Home Edition
XP Professional
Hardware
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25MB Free Hard disk space above
Service Packs
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It is recommended that your System has the latest Service Pack installed.
For Windows™ NT 4.0, it is recommended to install Internet Explorer 5.0 and above with Active
Desktop component.
* For more information, visit the MagicRotation website.
* Windows™ is registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation,Inc.
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When Rotation is functioning, portion of MagicTune™ program may not
operate normally.
AutoRotation : The screens display will automatically rotate when the
monitor is rotated.
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To execute Auto Rotation, it should be done as below.
Please install both MagicRotation and MagicTune™ 3.6 programs in your
computer.
Launch MagicTune 3.6
Option → Preference → Click the small box in the enable task tray
menu.
MagicRotation™ program can not be provided as Simple Stand does
not support Pivot function.
The permitted angle of rotation of the monitor is determined by the
model of the monitor.
Interface
Task Bar Menu
Menu pops up when the right mouse
button is click.
Rotate : Display will get rotated by the unit of 90 degree.
Rotate to 0 : Display will get rotated to 0 degree from the current angle of
Rotation.
Rotate to 90 : Display will be rotated 90 degrees from the current angle.
Rotate to 180 : Display will be rotated 180 degrees from the current angle.
Rotate to 270 : Display will be rotated 270 degrees from the current angle.
Hot key : Hot Keys are available by default and can be changed by user.
It can be assigned by user directly with keyboard after changing the existing
HotKey . User can create the hot key with the combination of Shift, Ctrl, Alt and
general keys. In case only general key is pressed, it will be assigned in the form of
Alt+general key.
Help : Shows the HELP of MagicRotation program.
About : Shows the version and copyright of MagicRotation program.
Exit : Exits from MagicRotation program.
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Troubleshooting
Uninstall
The MagicRotation program can be removed only by using the "Add/Remove Programs" option of the
Windows™ Control Panel.
Perform the following steps to remove MagicRotation.
1.
Go to [Task Tray] ' [Start] ' [Settings] and select [Control Panel] in the menu.
If the program runs on Windows™ XP, go to [Control Panel] in the [Start] menu.
2.
Click the "Add/Remove Programs" icon in Control Panel.
3.
In the "Add/Remove Programs" screen, scroll down to find "MagicRotation"
Click on it to highlight it.
4.
Click the "Change/Remove" button to remove the program.
5.
Click "Yes" to begin the uninstall process.
6.
Wait until the "Uninstall Complete" dialog box appears.
7.
After uninstall restart the system to complete the uninstallation.
Visit the MagicRotation website for technical support for MagicRotation, FAQs (questions and answers) and
software upgrades.
* Windows™ is registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation,Inc.
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Troubleshooting
Before You Call Technical Support
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MagicRotation Software works with the installed "Display Driver" supplied by your Graphic Card
Vendor to provide screen rotation capabilities. If the installed "Display Driver" is working incorrectly
or has bugs in it, then these bugs would still exist even after MagicRotation Software is installed.
Any incorrect/random behaviour resulting due to problems in the installed "Display Driver" are not
due to MagicRotation Software.
In order to verify if a problem exists in the installed "Display Driver" , you can perform the following
diagonostic steps :
1.
2.
3.
Check if the problem is occuring in both 0 orientation (Landscape mode) and 90 orientation
(Portarit mode).
Check if the problem occurs with different color depths (8/16/32 bits per pixel) and different
resolution modes (800 x 600, 1024 x 768).
Check if the problem occurs without installing MagicRotation Software.
If the problem is repeating in any/all of the following scenarios then it may be the problem with your
installed "Display Driver" :
In order to correct the problem you need to perform the following steps :
1.
2.
3.
4.
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Uninstall MagicRotation Software.
Obtain the latest "Display Driver" from your Graphic Card Vendor.
The latest "Display Driver" from (ATI, NVIDIA, MATROX, INTEL, etc.) are easily available for
download from their respective websites.
Install the latest "Display Driver"
Install MagicRotation Software. In most of the cases this should correct the problem.
MagicRotation may not work in case monitor is replaced or driver of graphic card is updated while
MagicRotation is operating.
If so, please restart the system.
Visit the MagicRotation website for technical support for MagicRotation, FAQs (questions and
answers) and software upgrades.
Before calling for service, check the information in this section to see if you can remedy any
problems yourself. If you do need assistance, please call the phone number on the
Information section or contact your dealer.
Symptom
No images on the
screen. I cannot turn
on the monitor.
Check List
Solutions
Is the power cord
connected properly?
Check the power cord connection and supply.
Can you see "Check
Signal Cable" on the
screen?
(When connecting D-sub cable)
Check the signal cable connection.
(When connecting DVI cable)
If you still see an error message on the screen
when the monitor is connected properly, check to
see if the monitor status is set to analog.
Press 'SOURCE' button to have the monitor
double-check the input signal source.
If the power is on,
reboot the computer to
see the initial screen
(the login screen),
which can be seen.
If the initial screen (the login screen) appears,
boot the computer in the applicable mode (the
safe mode for Windows ME/XP/2000) and then
change the frequency of the video card.
(Refer to the Preset Timing Modes)
Note: If the initial screen (the login screen) does
not appear, contact a service center or your
dealer.
Can you see "Not
Optimum Mode",
"Recommended
mode : 1920 X 1200
60Hz" on the screen?
You can see this message when the signal from
the video card exceeds the maximum resolution
and frequency that the monitor can properly
handle.
Adjust the maximum resolution and frequency
that the monitor can handle properly.
If the display exceeds UXGA or 75Hz (In case of
UXGA, 60Hz), a "Not Optimum Mode",
"Recommended mode : 1920 X 1200 60Hz"
message is displayed. If the display exceeds
85Hz, the display will work properly but the "Not
Optimum Mode", "Recommended mode :
1920 X 1200 60Hz" message appears for one
minute and then disappears. Please change to
the recommended mode during this one-minute
period. (The message is displayed again if the
system is rebooted.)
There is no image on
the screen.
Is the Power indicator
on the monitor blinking
at 1 second intervals?
The monitor is in PowerSaver mode.
Press any key on the keyboard to activate the
monitor and restore the image on the screen.
If there is still no image, press the 'SOURCE'
button.
Then press any key on the keyboard again to
activate the monitor and restore the image on the
screen.
Is the monitor
connected using the
DVI cable?
You may get a blank screen if you boot the
system before you connect the DVI cable, or
disconnect and then reconnect the DVI cable
while the system is running as certain types of
graphic cards do not send out video signals.
Connect the DVI cable and then reboot the
system.
I cannot see the On
Screen Display.
Have you locked the
On Screen Display
(OSD) Menu to prevent
changes?
Unlock the OSD by pressing the MENU button
for at least 5 seconds.
The screen shows
strange colors or just
black and white.
Is the screen displaying Check the signal cable connection. Make sure
only one color as if
the video card is fully inserted in it's slot.
looking at the screen
through a cellophane
paper?
The screen suddenly
has become
unbalanced.
Have the screen colors
become strange after
running a program or
due to a crash between
applications?
Reboot the computer.
Has the video card
been set properly?
Set the video card by referring to the video card
manual.
Have you changed the
video card or the
driver?
Adjust screen image position and size using the
OSD.
Have you adjusted the
resolution or frequency
on the monitor?
Adjust the resolution and frequency of the video
card.
(Refer to the Preset Timing Modes).
The screen can be unbalanced due to the cycle of the video card signals.
Readjust Position by referring to the OSD.
The screen is out of
focus or OSD cannot
be adjusted.
Have you adjusted the
resolution or frequency
on the monitor?
Adjust the resolution and frequency of the video
card.
(Refer to the Preset Timing Modes).
Power indicator is
blinking but no images
on the screen.
Is the frequency
properly adjusted when
checking the Display
Timing on the menu?
Adjust the frequency properly by referring to the
video card manual and the Preset Timing Modes.
There are only 16
colors shown on the
screen.
The screen colors
have changed after
changing the video
card.
Have the Windows
colors been set
properly?
Windows ME/2000/XP:
Set the colors properly at the Control Panel →
Display → Settings.
Has the video card
been set properly?
Set the video card by referring to the video card
manual.
There is a message
that reads
"Unrecognized
monitor, Plug & Play
(VESA DDC) monitor
found".
Have you installed the
monitor driver?
Install the monitor driver according to the Driver
Installation Instructions.
See the video card
manual to see if the
Plug & Play (VESA
Install the monitor driver according to the Driver
Installation Instructions.
(The maximum frequency per resolution may
differ from product to product.)
DDC) function can be
supported.
Check when
MagicTune™ does not
function properly.
MagicTune™ feature is
found only on PC
(VGA) with Window OS
that supports Plug and
Play.
* To check whether your PC is available for
MagicTune™ feature, follow the
steps below (When Windows is XP);
Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance > System -> Hardware -> Device Manager ->
Monitors -> After deleting Plug and Play monitor,
find 'Plug and Play monitor' by searching new
Hardware.
MagicTune™ is an additional software for the
monitor. Some graphic cards may not support
your monitor. When you have a problem with the
graphic card, visit our website to check the
compatible graphic card list provided.
http://www.samsung.com/monitor/magictune
MagicTune™ doesn't
work properly.
Have you changed
your PC or video
graphic card?
Download the latest program. The program can
be downloaded
http://www.samsung.com/monitor/magictune.
Visit our website and download the installation software for MagicTune™ MAC.
Check the following items if there is trouble with the monitor.
1. Check if the power cord and the video cables are properly connected to the computer.
2. Check if the computer beeps more than 3 times when booting.
(If it does, request an after-service for the main board of the computer.)
3. If you installed a new video card or if you assembled the PC, check if the installed the adapter
(video) driver and the monitor driver.
4. Check if the scanning ratio of the video screen is set at 56Hz ~ 75Hz.
(Do not exceed 60Hz when using the maximum resolution.)
5. If you have problems in installing the adapter (video) driver, boot the computer in Safe Mode,
remove the Display Adapter at the "Control Panel→System→Device Administrator" and then
reboot the computer to reinstall the adapter (video) driver.
If problems repeatedly occur, contact an authorized service center.
Q&A
Question
How can I change the
frequency?
Answer
Frequency can be changed by reconfiguring the video card.
Note that video card support can vary, depending on the version
of the driver used. (Refer to the computer or the video card
manual for details.)
How can I adjust the resolution?
Windows ME/XP/2000 : Set the resolution at the Control
Panel→Display→Settings.
* Contact the video card manufacturer for details.
How can I set the Power Saving
function?
Windows ME/XP/2000 : Set the function at BIOS-SETUP of the
computer or the screen saver. (Refer to Windows/Computer
Manual).
How can I clean the outer
case/LCD Panel?
Disconnect the power cord and then clean the monitor with a soft
cloth, using either a cleaning solution or plain water.
Do not leave any remains of the detergent nor scratch the case.
Do not allow any water to go inside the monitor.
Self-Test Feature Check
Self-Test Feature Check | Warning Messages | Environment | Useful Tips
Your monitor provides a self test feature that allows you to check whether your monitor is
functioning properly.
1. Self-Test Feature Check
1. Turn off both your computer and the monitor.
2. Unplug the video cable from the back of the computer.
3. Turn on the monitor.
If the monitor is functioning properly, you will see a box in the illustration below.
This box appears during normal operation if the video cable becomes disconnected or
damaged.
4. 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 using the previous procedure, check your video
controller and computer system; your monitor is functioning properly.
2. Warning Messages
If there is something wrong with the input signal, a message appears on the screen or the
screen goes blank although the Power indicator LED is still on. The message may indicate
that the monitor is out of scan range or that you need to check the signal cable.
3. Environment
The location and the position of the monitor may influence the quality and other
features of the monitor.
1. If there are any sub woofer speakers near the monitor, unplug and relocate the woofer
to another room.
2. Remove all electronic devices such as radios, fans, clocks and telephones that are
within 3 feet (one meter) of the monitor.
4. Useful Tips
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A monitor recreates visual signals received from the computer. Therefore, if there is trouble with
the computer or the video card, this can cause the monitor to become blank, have poor coloring,
noise, video mode not supported, etc. In this case, first check the source of the problem, and
then contact the Service Center or your dealer.
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Judging the monitor's working condition
If there is no image on the screen or a "Not Optimum Mode","Recommended Mode : 1920 X
1200 60Hz" message comes up, disconnect the cable from the computer while the monitor is still
powered on.
{ If there is a message coming up on the screen or if the screen goes white, this means the
monitor is in working condition.
{ In this case, check the computer for trouble.
General
General
Model Name
SyncMaster 244T
LCD Panel
Size
24.3" Diagonal (61cm)
Display area
518 mm (H) x 324 mm (V)
Pixel Pitch
0.270 mm (H) x 0.270 mm (V)
Type
a-Si / PVA
Synchronization
Horizontal
30 ~ 94 kHz (Analog)
30 ~ 81 kHz (Digital)
Vertical
56 ~ 75 Hz (Analog/Digital)
Display Color
16.7M Colors
Resolution
Optimum resolution
WUXGA 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
Maximum resolution
WUXGA 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz (Analog)
WUXGA 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz (Digital)
Input Signal, Terminated
Analog RGB, DVI Compliant Digital RGB, S-VHS, Composite.Component, HDCP,
SOG, 0.7Vp-p Positive at 75Ω
Separate H/V sync,TTL level positive or negative
Video
Video format
CVBS , S-Video, Component
Maximum Pixel Clock
205 MHz (Analog)
165 MHz (Digital)
Power Supply
AC 100 ~ 240 VAC(±10%), 60/50 Hz ± 3Hz
Signal Cable
15pin-to-15pin D-sub cable, detachable, 1.8 m
DVI-D to DVI-D connector, detachable, 2.0 m
Power Consumption
Less than 100 W(Analog/Digital)
Dimensions (WxDxH)/ Weight : Stand type A
560.4 x 247.1 x 443.5 mm (22.1 x 9.7 x 17.5 inch) / 9.45 kg (state of stand installed)
Dimensions (WxDxH)/ Weight : Stand type B
560.4 x 255 x 506 mm (22.1 x 10.0 x 19.9 inch) / 9.55 kg(state of stand installed)
VESA Mounting Interface
100 mm x 100 mm (for use with Specialty(Arm) Mounting hardware.)
Environmental considerations
Operating
Temperature: 32°F ~ 122°F (10°C ~ 50°C)
Humidity: 10% ~ 90%, non-condensing
Storage
Temperature: -4°F ~ 149°F (-20°C ~ 65°C)
Humidity: 5% ~ 90%, non-condensing
Plug and Play Capability
This monitor can be installed on any Plug & Play compatible system. Interaction of the monitor and
computer systems will provide the best operating conditions and monitor settings. In most cases,
monitor installation will proceed automatically, unless the user wishes to select alternate settings.
Dot Acceptable
TFT LCD panel manufactured by using advanced semiconductor technology with precision of 1ppm
(one millionth) above is used for this product. But the pixels of RED, GREEN, BLUE and WHITE
color seem to be bright sometimes or some of black pixels could be seen. This is not from bad
quality and you can use it without uneasiness.
z For example, the number of TFT LCD sub pixels that is contained in this product are 6,912,000
Note: Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
PowerSaver
This monitor has a built-in power management system called PowerSaver. This system saves energy
by switching your monitor into a low-power mode when it has not been used for a certain amount of
time. The monitor automatically returns to normal operation when you press a key on the keyboard. For
energy conservation, turn your monitor OFF when it is not needed, or when leaving it unattended for
long periods. The PowerSaver system operates with a VESA DPMS compliant video card installed in
your computer. Use a software utility installed on your computer to set up this feature.
State
Normal Operation
Power saving mode
Power off
(Power S/W off )
Power indicator
Green
Green, Blinking
Black
Power Consumption
Analog/Digital
Less than 100 W
Analog/Digital
Less than 2 W
(Off-mode)
Less than 0 W
Preset Timing Modes
If the signal transferred from the computer is the same as the following Preset Timing Modes, the
screen will be adjusted automatically. However, if the signal differs, the screen may go blank while
the power LED is on. Refer to the video card manual and adjust the screen as follows.
Table 1. Preset Timing Modes
Horizontal
Frequency
( kHz)
Vertical
Frequency
(Hz)
Pixel Clock
(MHz)
Sync Polarity
(H/V)
IBM, 640 x 350
31.469
70.086
25.175
+/-
IBM, 720 x 400
31.469
70.087
28.322
-/+
IBM, 640 x 480
31.469
59.940
25.175
-/-
MAC, 640 x 480
35.000
66.667
30.240
-/-
VESA, 640 x 480
37.861
72.809
31.500
-/-
VESA, 640 x 480
37.500
75.000
31.500
-/-
VESA, 800 x 600
35.156
56.250
36.000
+/-, +/-
VESA, 800 x 600
37.879
60.317
40.000
+/+
VESA, 800 x 600
48.077
72.188
50.000
+/+
VESA, 800 x 600
46.875
75.000
49.500
+/+
MAC, 832 x 624
49.726
74.551
57.284
-/-
VESA, 1024 x 768
48.363
60.004
65.000
-/-
VESA,1024 x 768
56.476
70.069
75.000
-/-
VESA, 1024 x 768
60.023
75.029
78.750
+/+
VESA, 1152 x 864
67.500
75.000
108.000
+/+
MAC, 1152 x 870
68.681
75.062
100.000
-/-
VESA, 1280 x 960
60.000
60.000
108.00
+/+
VESA, 1280 x 1024
67.981
60.020
108.00
+/+
VESA, 1280 x 1024
79.976
75.025
135.00
+/+
VESA, 1600 x 1200
75.000
60.000
162.00
+/+
VESA, 1600 x 1200
93.750
75.000
202.500
+/+
VESA, 1600 x 1200
81.250
65.000
175.500
+/+
VESA, 1600 x 1200
87.500
70.000
189.000
+/+
VESA, 1920 x 1200
74.038
59.950
154.000
+/-
Display Mode
Horizontal Frequency
The time to scan one line connecting the right edge to the left
edge of the screen horizontally is called Horizontal Cycle and the
inverse number of the Horizontal Cycle is called Horizontal
Frequency. Unit: kHz
Vertical Frequency
Like a fluorescent lamp, the screen has to repeat the same image
many times per second to display an image to the user. The
frequency of this repetition is called Vertical Frequency or
Refresh Rate. Unit: Hz
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Terms
Dot Pitch
The image on a monitor is composed of red, green and blue dots. The closer the dots, the
higher the resolution. The distance between two dots of the same color is called the 'Dot
Pitch'. Unit: mm
Vertical Frequency
The screen must be redrawn several times per second in order to create and display an image
for the user. The frequency of this repetition per second is called Vertical Frequency or
Refresh Rate. Unit: Hz
Example: If the same light repeats itself 60 times per second, this is regarded as 60 Hz.
Horizontal Frequency
The time to scan one line connecting the right edge to the left edge of the screen horizontally
is called Horizontal Cycle. The inverse number of the Horizontal Cycle is called Horizontal
Frequency. Unit: kHz
Interlace and Non-Interlace Methods
Showing the horizontal lines of the screen from the top to the bottom in order is called the
Non-Interlace method while showing odd lines and then even lines in turn is called the
Interlace method. The Non-Interlace method is used for the majority of monitors to ensure a
clear image. The Interlace method is the same as that used in TVs.
Plug & Play
This is a function that provides the best quality screen for the user by allowing the computer
and the monitor to exchange information automatically. This monitor follows the international
standard VESA DDC for the Plug & Play function.
Resolution
The number of horizontal and vertical dots used to compose the screen image is called
'resolution'. This number shows the accuracy of the display. High resolution is good for
performing multiple tasks as more image information can be shown on the screen.
Example: If the resolution is 1920 X 1200 , this means the screen is composed of 1920
horizontal dots (horizontal resolution) and 1200 vertical lines (vertical resolution).
S-Video
Short for "Super Video." S-Video allows up to 800 lines of horizontal resolution, enabling highquality video.
External Device Input
External device input refers to video input from such external video devices as VCRs,
camcorders and DVD players, separate from a TV broadcast.
DVD
A type of digital disk technology that takes up only the benefits of CD and LD, to implement a
high resolution/quality, which enables the user to enjoy clearer images.
For Better Display
1. Adjust computer resolution and screen injection rate (refresh rate) oncomputer as described
below to enjoy the best quality of picture. You can have an uneven quality of picture in the
screen if the best quality of picture is not provided in TFT-LCD.
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Resolution: 1920 X 1200
Vertical frequency (refresh rate): 60 Hz
2. TFT LCD panel manufactured by using advanced semiconductor technology with precision of
1ppm (one millionth) above is used for this product. But the pixels of RED, GREEN, BLUE
and WHITE color seem to be bright sometimes or some of black pixels could be seen.
This is not from bad quality and you can use it without uneasiness.
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For example, the number of TFT LCD sub pixels that is contained in this product are
6,912,000.
3. When you clean the monitor and the panel outside, please apply the recommended small
amount of cleaner by using soft and dry cloth and polish it. Let LCD area not to be forced but
to be scrubbed out softly.
If excessive force is applied, you can have a stain on it.
4. If you are not satisfied with the quality of picture, you can get better quality of picture by
executing "Auto adjustment" function in display screen that is appeared as window
termination button is pressed.
If there's still noise after automatic adjustment, use Fine/Coarse adjustment function.
5. If you view a fixed screen for an extended period of time, residual image or blurriness may
appear.
Change the mode to energy save or set a screensaver to moving picture when you need to
be away from the monitor for an extended period of time.
Authority
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
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Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Samsung Electronics
Co., Ltd. is strictly forbidden.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for incidental or
consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this material.
Samsung is the registered trademark of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.; Microsoft, Windows and
Windows NT are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation; VESA, DPMS and DDC are
registered trademarks of Video Electronics Standard Association; the ENERGY STAR® name and
logo are registered trademarks of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
All other product names mentioned herein
may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
Class B
This device is a Class B digital apparatus. For Safety and EMC compliance guide, you may refer to
"Regulatory" Guide.
PRODUCT INFORMATION (Image Retention Free)
LCD Monitors and TVs may have image retention when switching from one image to another
especially after displaying a stationary image for a long time.
This guide is to demonstrate correct usage of LCD products in order to protect them from Image
retention.
Warranty
Warranty does not cover any damage caused by image retention.
Burn-in is not covered by the warranty.
What is Image retention ?
During normal operation of a LCD panel, pixel image retention doesn't occur. However,
if the same image is displayed for a long time, a slight difference in electric charge
accumulates between the two electrodes which encase the liquid crystal. This may
cause the liquid crystal to build up in a certain areas of the display. Thus, the previous
image is retained when switching to a new video image. All display products, including
LCD,are subject to image retention. This is not a product defect.
Please follow the suggestions below to protect your LCD from image retention
Power Off, Screen Saver, or Power Save Mode
Ex)
z Turn the power off when using a stationary pattern.
- Turn the power off for 4 hours after 24 hours in use
- Turn the power off for 2 hours after 12 hours in use
z Use a Screen saver if possible
- Screen saver in one color or a moving image is recommended.
z Set the Monitor to power off with the PC Display Properties Power Scheme.
Suggestions for specific applications
Ex) Airports, Transit Stations, Stock Markets, Banks, and Controlling Systems
We recommend that you follow set up of your display system program as below:
Display Information together with Logo or Moving image cycle.
Ex) Cycle : Display Information for 1 hour followed by a
Display Logo or moving image for 1 minute.
Change the Color Information periodically (Use 2 different colors).
Ex) Rotate the Color Information with 2 colors every 30 minutes.
Avoid using a combination of characters and background color with large
difference in luminance.
Avoid using Grey colors, which can cause Image retention easily.
Avoid: Colors with big difference in luminance (Black & White, Grey)
Ex)
z
Recommended settings: Bright colors with little difference in luminance
- Change the characters color and background color every 30 minutes
Ex)
z
- Every 30 minutes, change the characters with movement.
Ex)
The best way to protect your monitor from Image retention is to set your PC or
System to operate a Screen Saver program when you are not using it.
Image retention may not occur when a LCD panel is operated under normal conditions.
Normal conditions are defined as continuously changing video patterns. When the LCD
panel is operated for a long time with a fixed pattern (-over 12 hours-), there may be
slight difference in voltage between electrodes that work the liquid crystal (LC) in a
pixel. The voltage difference between electrodes increases with time, forcing the liquid
crystal to lean. When this occurs, the previous image may be seen when the pattern is
changed.
To prevent this, the accumulated voltage difference must be decreased.
Our LCD Monitor satisfies ISO13406-2 Pixel fault Class II
Correct Disposal of This Product
(Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) - Europe only
(Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with
separate collection systems)
This marking shown on the product or its literature, indicates that it should not
be disposed with other household wastes at the end of its working life. To
prevent possible harm to the environment or human health from uncontrolled
waste disposal, please separate this from other types of wastes and recycle it
responsibly to promote the sustainable reuse of material resources.
Household users should contact either the retailer where they purchased this
product, or their local government office, for details of where and how they
can take this item for environmentally safe recycling.
Business users should contact their supplier and check the terms and
conditions of the purchase contract. This product should not be mixed with
other commercial wastes for disposal.
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