LG | 17MB15P-B | LG 17MB15P Owner’s Manual

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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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).
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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)
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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
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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.
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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.
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