Owner's Manual LED MONITOR (LED MONITOR*) *LG LED Monitors are LCD Monitors with LED Backlighting. Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. LED MONITOR MODEL 17MB15P www.lg.com Accessories !!! Thank for selecting LGE products !!! Please make sure the following items are included with your monitor. If any items are missing, contact your dealer. Power Cord User's Guide/Cards 15-pin D-Sub Signal Cable (To set it up, this signal cable may be attached to this product before shipping out.) DVI-D Signal Cable (This feature is not available in all countries.) Cable Holder Stand Base NOTE This accessories may look different from those shown here. User must use shielded signal interface cables (D-sub 15 pin cable, DVI-D cable) with ferrite cores to maintain standard compliance for the product. 1 Connecting the Display Before setting up the monitor, ensure that the power to the monitor, the computer system, and other attached devices is turned off. Connecting the stand 1. Place the monitor with its front facing downward on a cushion or soft cloth. 2. Assemble the Stand Base into the Stand Body. Be sure don't pull out the Stop Pin and make the Stand Base direction as shown. Stand Base Stand Body Side Stop Pin FRONT 3. Make the monitor stand,then pull out the Stop Pin. WARNING :The tape and locking pin may only be removed from those monitors equipped with a standing base when the base is pulled up. Otherwise, you may be injured by the protruding sections of the stand. pull out the stop pin Stop Pin Stop Pin Important This illustration depicts the general model of connection. Your monitor may differ from the items shown in the picture. Do not carry the product upside down holding only the stand base. The product may fall and get damaged or injure your foot. 2 Connecting the Display Before setting up the monitor, ensure that the power to the monitor, the computer system, and other attached devices is turned off. Positioning your display 1. Adjust the position of the panel in various ways for maximum comfort. Tilt Range : -5˚ to 25˚ Height Range : maximum 4.33 inches (110.0 mm) 110.0 mm First ,remove the locking pin. Ergonomic It is recommended that in order to maintain an ergonomic and comfortable viewing position, the forward tilt angle of the monitor should not exceed 5 degrees. 3 Connecting the Display When adjusting the angle of the screen, do not put your finger(s) in between the head of the monitor and the stand body. You can hurt your finger(s). When adjusting the height of the screen, do not put your finger(s) in between the head of the monitor and the stand base. You can hurt your finger(s). WARNING You do not need to replace the Locking pin after it is removed, to adjust its height. ERGONOMIC It is recommended that in order to maintain an ergonomic and comfortable viewing position, the forward tilt angle of the monitor should not exceed 5 degrees. 4 Connecting the Display Using the Pivot function -The pivot function allows you to rotate the screen 90 degrees clockwise. 1. Lift the monitor to its highest height to utilize the Pivot function. 2. Landscape & Portrait : You can rotate the panel 90 o clockwise. Please be cautious and avoid contact between the monitor head and the Stand Base when rotating the screen to access the Pivot function. If the monitor head touches the Stand Base, then the Stand Base could crack. Head section Stand section 3. Be careful with the cables when rotating the screen. 5 Connecting the Display Connecting with the PC 1. Before setting up the monitor, ensure that the power to the monitor, the computer system, and other attached devices is turned off. and power cord of the signal cable. A Connect DVI-D(Digital signal) Cable B Connect D-sub(Analog signal) Cable 2. Connect signal input cable 1 2 in order, then tighten the screw NOTE This is a simplified representation of the rear view. This rear view represents a general model; your display may differ from the view as shown. When using a D-Sub signal input cable connector for Macintosh Mac adapter : For Apple Macintosh use, a separate plug adapter is needed to change the 15 pin high density (3 row) D-sub VGA connector on the supplied cable to a 15 pin 2 row connector. Varies according to model. Connect the signal input cable and tighten it up by turning in the direction of the arrow as shown in the figure. Wall-outlet type DVI-D (This feature is not available in all countries.) 3. Press the power button on the front panel to turn the power on. When monitor power is turned on, the 'Self Image Setting Function' is executed automatically. (Only Analog Mode) NOTE ‘ Self Image Setting Function’? This function provides the user with optimal display settings.When the user connects the monitor for the first time, this function automatically adjusts the display to optimal settings for individual input signals. ‘AUTO’ Function? When you encounter problems such as blurry screen, blurred letters, screen flicker or tilted screen while using the device or after changing screen resolution, press the AUTO function button to improve resolution. 6 Control Panel Functions Front Panel Controls MENU Button OSD LOCKED/UNLOCKED This function allows you to lock the current control settings, so that they cannot be inadvertently changed. Press and hold the MENU button for several seconds. The message "OSD LOCKED" should appear. You can unlock the OSD controls at any time by pushing the MENU button for several seconds. The message "OSD UNLOCKED" should appear. 7 Control Panel Functions Buttons SOURCE Use this button to select or adjust functions in the On Screen Display. Use this button to make D-Sub or DVI connector active.This feature is used when two computers are connected to the display.The default setting is DSub. Use this button to select an icon in the On Screen AUTO/SET Button Display. AUTO IMAGE ADJUSTMENT When adjusting your display settings, always press the AUTO/SET button prior to entering the On Screen Display(OSD). This will automatically adjust your display image to the ideal settings for the current screen resolution size (display mode). The best display mode is 17 inch:1280 x 1024 Power Button Use this button to turn the display on or off. Power Indicator The indicator lights up as blue when the display is operating normally (On Mode). If the display is in Sleep Mode (Energy Saving), this indicator changes to flicker. 8 On Screen Display (OSD) Control Adjustment Screen Adjustment Making adjustments to the image size, position and operating parameters of the display is quick and easy with the On Screen Display Control system. A short example is given below to familiarize you with the use of the controls. The following section is an outline of the available adjustments and selections you can make using the OSD. NOTE Allow the display to stabillize for at least 30 minutes before making image adjustments. To make adjustments in the On Screen Display, follow these steps: Press the MENU Button, then the main menu of the OSD appears. To access a control, use the or Buttons.When the icon you want becomes highlighted,press the AUTO/SET Button. Use the / Buttons to adjust the image to the desired level. Use the AUTO/SET Button to select other sub-menu items. Push the MENU Button once to return to the main menu to select another function .Push the MENU Button twice to exit from the OSD. 9 On Screen Display(OSD) Selection and Adjustment The following table indicates all the On Screen Display control, adjustment, and setting menus. DSUB : D-SUB(Analog signal) input DVI-D : DVI-D(Digital signal) input Main menu PICTURE COLOR Sub-menu Supported input BRIGHTNESS CONTRAST SHARPNESS DSUB DVI-D COLOR TEMP (PRESET / USER) DSUB DVI-D Description To adjust the brightness, contrast and sharpness of the screen To customize the color of the screen GAMMA DISPLAY OTHERS HORIZONTAL VERTICAL DSUB To adjust the position of the screen CLOCK PHASE DSUB To improve the clarity and stability of the screen DSUB To customize the screen status for a user's operating environment LANGUAGE DVI-D POWER INDICATOR WHITE BALANCE DSUB DSUB SUPER ENERGY SAVING DVI-D FACTORY RESET NOTE The order of icons may differ depending on the model (10~14). 10 On Screen Display(OSD) Selection and Adjustment You were introduced to the procedure of selecting and adjusting an item using the OSD system. Listed below are the icons, icon names, and icon descriptions of the all items shown on the Menu. Press the MENU Button, then the main menu of the OSD appears. Menu Name Submenus Icons MENU : Exit : Decrease : Increase SET : Select another sub-menu NOTE OSD (On Screen Display) menu languages on the monitor may differ from the manual. 11 On Screen Display(OSD) Selection and Adjustment Main menu Sub menu Description BRIGHTNESS To adjust the brightness of the screen. CONTRAST To adjust the contrast of the screen. SHARPNESS To adjust the clearness of the screen. MENU : Exit : Decrease : Increase SET : Select another sub-menu COLOR TEMP PRESET MENU : Exit : Decrease : Increase SET : Select another sub-menu USER Select the screen color. • sRGB: Set the screen color to fit the sRGB standard color specification. • WARM: Set the screen to warm color temperature . • MEDIUM: Set the screen to medium color temperature. • COOL: Set the screen to cool color temperature. RED Set your own red color levels. GREEN Set your own green color levels. BLUE Set your own blue color levels. GAMMA Set your own gamma value. : 0 / 1 / 2 On the monitor, high gamma values display whitish images and low gamma values display blackish images. 12 On Screen Display(OSD) Selection and Adjustment Main menu Sub menu Description HORIZONTAL To move image left and right. VERTICAL CLOCK MENU : Exit : Decrease : Increase SET : Select another sub-menu To move image up and down. To minimize any vertical bars or stripes visible on the screen background. The horizontal screen size will also change. PHASE To adjust the focus of the display. This item allows you to remove any horizontal noise and clear or sharpen the image of characters. 13 On Screen Display(OSD) Selection and Adjustment Main menu Sub menu Description LANGUAGE To choose the language in which the control names are displayed. POWER INDICATOR Use this function to set the power indicator on the front side of the monitor to ON or OFF. If you set OFF, it will go off. If you set ON at any time, the power indicator will automatically be turned on. MENU : Exit WHITE : Decrease BALANCE : Increase SET : Select another sub-menu If the output of the video card is different the required specifications, the color level may deteriorate due to video signal distortion. Using this function, the signal level is adjusted to fit into the standard output level of the video card in order to provide the optimal image. Activate this function when white and black colors are present in the screen. SUPER ENERGY SAVING When SUPER ENERGY SAVING function is ON, power can be saved about 25%. LG calculated these values by using “broadcast video signal”. FACTORY RESET Restore all factory default settings except "LANGUAGE." Press the , buttons to reset immediately. NOTE If this does not improve the screen image, restore the factory default settings. If necessary, execute the WHITE BALANCE function again. This function will be enabled only when the input signal is an analog signal. 14 Troubleshooting Check the following before calling for service. No image appears ● Is the power cord of the • Check and see if the power cord is connected properly to the power outlet. display connected? ● Is the power indicator light on? • Press the Power button. ● Is the power indicator flickering? • If the display is in power saving mode, try moving the mouse or pressing any key on the keyboard to bring up the screen. • Try to turn on the PC. ● Do you see an "OUT OF • This message appears when the signal from the PC (video card) is out of horizontal or vertical RANGE" message on frequency range of the display. See the the screen? 'Specifications' section of this manual and configure your display again. ● Do you see a "CHECK SIGNAL CABLE" message on the screen? • This message appears when the signal cable between your PC and your display is not connected. Check the signal cable and try again. Do you see a "OSD LOCKED" message on the screen? ● Do you see “OSD LOCKED” when you push MENU button? • You can secure the current control settings, so that they cannot be inadvertently changed. You can unlock the OSD controls at any time by pushing the MENU button for several seconds: the message “OSD UNLOCKED” will appear. 15 Troubleshooting Display image is incorrect ● Display Position is incorrect. • Press the AUTO button to automatically adjust your display image to the ideal setting. If the results are unsatisfactory, adjust the image position using the H position and V position icon in the on screen display. ● On the screen background, vertical bars or stripes are visible. • Press the AUTO button to automatically adjust your display image to the ideal setting. If the results are unsatisfactory, decrease the vertical bars or stripes using the CLOCK icon in the on screen display. ● Any horizontal noise appearing in any image or characters are not clearly portrayed. • Press the AUTO button to automatically adjust your display image to the ideal setting. If the results are unsatisfactory, decrease the horizontal bars using the PHASE icon in the on screen display. • Check Control Panel --> Display --> Settings and adjust the display to the recommended resolution or adjust the display image to the ideal setting. Set the color setting higher than 24 bits (true color). IMPORTANT Check Control Panel --> Display --> Settings and see if the frequency or the resolution were changed. If yes, readjust the video card to the recommend resolution. If the recommended resolution (optimal resolution) is not selected, letters may be blurred and the screen may be dimmed, truncated or biased. Make sure to select the recommend resolution. The setting method can differ by computer and O/S (Operation System), and resolution mentioned above may not be supported by the video card performance. In this case, please ask to the computer or the video card manufacturer. 16 Troubleshooting Display image is incorrect ● The screen color is mono or abnormal. • Check if the signal cable is properly connected and use a screwdriver to fasten if necessary. • Make sure the video card is properly inserted in the slot. • Set the color setting higher than 24 bits (true color) at Control Panel - Settings. ● The screen blinks. • Check if the screen is set to interlace mode and if yes, change it to the recommend resolution. Do you see an "Unrecognized monitor, Plug&Play (VESA DDC) monitor found" message? ● Have you installed the display driver? • Be sure to install the display driver from the display driver CD (or diskette) that comes with your display. Or, you can also download the driver from our web site: http://www.lg.com. • Make sure to check if the video card supports Plug&Play function. 17 Specifications Display Sync Input Video Input Resolution Plug&Play Power Consumption 17 inch (43.2 cm) Flat Panel Active matrix-TFT LCD Anti-Glare coating Visible diagonal size : 43.2 cm 0.264 mm Pixel pitch Horizontal Freq. Analog : 30 - 83 kHz (Automatic) Digital : 30 - 83 kHz (Automatic) Vertical Freq. 56 - 75 Hz (Automatic) Input Form Separate TTL,Positive/Negative SOG (Sync On Green) Digital Signal Input 15 pin D-Sub Connector DVI-D Connector (Digital) Input Form RGB Analog (0.7 Vp-p/ 75 ohm), Digital Max Analog : VESA 1280 x 1024 @75 Hz Digital : VESA 1280 x 1024 @75 Hz Recommend VESA 1280 x 1024 @60 Hz DDC 2B (Digital), DDC 2AB (Analog) On Mode Sleep Mode Off Mode Dimensions & Weight Tilt Range Power Input Environmental Conditions Stand Base Signal Base Power cord : 9.7 W Typ. ( ENERGY STAR® standard ) * 13.1 W Typ. ( Outgoing condition ) ** ≤ 0.5 W ≤ 0.5 W With Stand Without Stand 37.0 cm Width 37.0 cm Height 40.8 cm 31.5 cm Depth 24.2 cm 6.2 cm Net 3.4 kg Tilt -5˚ to 25˚ AC 100-240 V~ 50 / 60 Hz 0.8 A Operating Conditions Temperature 10 ˚C to 35 ˚C Humidity 10 % to 80 % non-Condensing Storage Conditions Temperature -20 ˚C to 60 ˚C Humidity 5 % to 90 % non-Condensing Attached ( ), Detached ( O ) Attached ( ), Detached ( O ) Wall-outlet type or PC-outlet type Product specifications shown above may be changed without prior notice due to upgrade of product functions. * The power consumption level can be different by operating condition and monitor setting. * The On mode power consumption is measured with ENERGY STAR® test standard. ** The On mode power consumption is measured with LGE test standard ( Full White pattern , Maximum resolution) 18 Specifications Preset Modes (Resolution) Display Modes (Resolution) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 *9 10 Horizontal Freq. (kHz) 31.468 31.469 37.500 37.879 46.875 48.363 60.123 68.681 63.981 79.976 720 x 400 640 x 480 640 x 480 800 x 600 800 x 600 1024 x 768 1024 x 768 1152 x 870 1280 x 1024 1280 x 1024 Vertical Freq. (Hz) 70 60 75 60 75 60 75 75 60 75 *Recommend Mode Indicator MODE On Mode Sleep Mode Off Mode LED Color Blue Flicker Off 19 Installing the Wall mount plate This monitor satisfies the specifications of the Wall mount plate or the interchange device. 1. Place the monitor with its front facing downward on a soft cloth. 2. Separate the the stand after firstly separating 4 screws by using a driver as figure. 3. Install the Wall mount plate. Wall mount plate(Separate purchase) This is stand-type or wall mount type and is connectable with Wall mount plate. Please refer to the installation guide for more details, which is provided when Wall mount plate is purchased. -Be sure to use screws and a wall mount that meet VESA standads. -Using screws longer than those recommended might damage the product or result in it coming away from the wall. We will not be held responsible for any damage resulting from failure to follow these instructions. <Please use VESA standard as a recommendation.> Mounting crew Interface pad thickness: 2.6 mm Screw : 4 mm x pitch 0.7 mm x length 10 mm Kensington Security Slot Connected to a locking cable that can be purchased separately at most computer stores. 20 Make sure to read the Safety Precautions before using the product. Keep the Owner’s Manual (CD) in an accessible place for future reference. The model and serial number of the SET is located on the back and one side of the SET. Record it below should you ever need service. ENERGY STAR is a set of power-saving guidelines issued by the U.S.Environmental Protection Agency(EPA). MODEL Refer to ENERGY STAR.gov for more information on the ENERGY STAR program. SERIAL As an ENERGY STAR Partner LGE U. S. A.,Inc. has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency.