Owner's Manual IPS LED MONITOR (LED MONITOR*) *Disclaimer: LG LED Monitor applies LCD screen with LED backlights.This product is a computer monitor and not for television purpose. Please read the safety information carefully before using the product. IPS LED Monitor (LED Monitor) Model List 34UC79G www.lg.com 2 CONTENTS ENGLISH LICENSE----------------------------- 3 ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING-- 4 -- Product Components---------------------------- Supported Drivers and Software--------------How to Use the Joystick Button Input Connector -- Moving and Lifting the Monitor----------------- Installing the Monitor -------------------------Assembling the Stand Installing on a Table Adjusting the Stand Height Adjusting the Angle Tidying up Cables Using the Kensington lock Detaching the Stand Body Installing the wall mount plate Installing on the Wall USING THE MONITOR------------ 4 5 8 9 15 -- Connecting to a PC---------------------------- 16 HDMI connection DisplayPort connection -- Connecting Peripherals------------------------ 17 USB Cable connection Connecting Headphones Connecting External Speaker USER SETTINGS------------------ 19 -- Activating the Main Menu--------------------- 19 Main Menu Features -- User Settings---------------------------------- 20 Menu Settings Quick Settings Input Picture General TROUBLESHOOTING------------- 29 SPECIFICATIONS----------------- 31 -- Factory Support Mode-- ---------------------- 32 -- HDMI Timing (Video)-------------------------- 32 -- Power LED------------------------------------- 32 3 LICENSE The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries. VESA, VESA logo, DisplayPort compliance logo and DisplayPort compliance logo for dual-mode source devices are all registered trademarks of the Video Electronics Standards Association. The SuperSpeed USB Trident logo is a registered trademark of USB Implementers Forum, Inc. The following content is only applied to the monitor which is sold in Europe market and which needs to meet the ErP Directive: * This monitor is set to be turned off automatically in 4 hours after you turned on display if there is no adjustment to display. * To make this setting be disabled, change the option to ‘Off’ in OSD menu of “Automatic Standby”. ENGLISH Each model has different licenses. Visit www.lg.com for more information on the license. 4 ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING ENGLISH Product Components Please check whether all the components are included in the box before using the product. If there are missing components, contact the retail store where you purchased the product. Note that the product and components may look different from those shown here. CD(Owner's Manual) / Card DisplayPort Cable Stand Body Power Cord AC-DC Adapter Cable Holder Mouse Holder HDMI Cable Stand Base CAUTION Always use genuine LG components to ensure safety and product performance. yy The product warranty will not cover damage or injury caused by the use of unauthorized components. yy It is recommend that use the supplied components. yy If you use generic cables not certified by LG, the screen may not display or there may be image noises. yy NOTE The components may look different from those illustrated here. yy Without prior notice, all product information and specifications contained in this manual are subject to change to yy improve the performance of the product. To purchase optional accessories, visit an electronics store or an online shopping site, or contact the retailer from yy which you purchased the product. The power cord provided may differ depending upon the region. yy 5 Supported Drivers and Software Drivers and Software Monitor Driver ASM Driver Installation Priority 34UC79G Recommended O Required X Recommended O Dual Controller Optional O True Color Pro Optional X OnScreen Control Required and Recommended: You can download and install the latest version from the enclosed CD or from the yy LGE website (www.lg.com). Optional: You can download and install the latest version from the LGE website (www.lg.com). yy ENGLISH Check the drivers and software supported by your product and refer to the manuals on the CD enclosed in the product package. 6 Product and Button Description ENGLISH Joystick Button Power LED yyOn: power is on yyOff: power is off How to Use the Joystick Button You can easily control the functions of the monitor by pressing the joystick button or moving it left/right with your finger. Basic Functions ◄/► Power on Press the joystick button once with your finger to turn on the monitor. Power off Press and hold the joystick button once with your finger to turn off the monitor. Volume Control You can control the volume by moving the joystick button left/right. 7 NOTE Input Connector ENGLISH The joystick button is located at the bottom of the monitor. yy 8 Moving and Lifting the Monitor ENGLISH When moving or lifting the monitor, follow these instructions to prevent the monitor from being scratched or damaged and to ensure safe transportation, regardless of its shape or size. CAUTION Avoid touching the monitor screen as much as yy possible. --This may result in damage to the screen or some of the pixels used to create images. Place the monitor in the original box or packing yy material before attempting to move it. Before moving or lifting the monitor, disconnect the yy power cord and all other cables. Hold the bottom and side of the monitor frame yy firmly. Do not hold the panel itself. If you use the monitor panel without the stand yy base, its joystick button may cause the monitor to become unstable and fall, resulting in damage to the monitor or human injury. In addition, this may cause the joystick button to malfunction. When holding the monitor, the screen should face yy toward you to prevent it from being scratched. When transporting the monitor, do not expose the yy monitor to shock or excessive vibration. 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Installing the monitor on the ceiling or on a yy slanted wall may result in the monitor falling off, which could lead to injury. Use an authorized LG wall mount and contact the local dealer or qualified personnel. Applying excessive force when tightening screws yy may cause damage to the monitor. Damage caused in this way will not be covered by the product warranty. To prevent injury, this apparatus must be securely yy attached to the wall in accordance with the installation instructions. (This only pertains to Australia and New Zealand.) Use the wall mounting bracket and screws that yy conform to VESA standards. Damage caused by the use or misuse of inappropriate components will not be covered by the product warranty. When measured from the back of the monitor, the yy length of each installed screw must be 8 mm or less. Wall Mount Plate Back of the Monitor Wall Mount Plate Back of the Monitor Screw Dimensions : M4 x L10 Max 8 mm USING THE MONITOR The following instructions are based on the yy 34UC79G model. Illustrations in this manual may differ from the actual product. Press the joystick button, go to Menu → Input, and then select the input option. CAUTION Do not press the screen for a prolonged time. This yy may cause image distortion. Do not display a still image on the screen for a yy prolonged time. This may cause image retention. Use a screensaver if possible. NOTE When connecting the power cord to the outlet, yy use a grounded (3-hole) power strip or a grounded power outlet. The monitor may flicker when turned on in an area yy where the temperature is low. This is normal. Sometimes red, green, or blue spots may appear on yy the screen. This is normal. ENGLISH Use the screws specified by VESA standards. yy The wall mount kit includes the installation guide yy and all necessary parts. The wall mounting bracket is optional. You can yy obtain optional accessories from your local dealer. The length of the screw may differ for each wall yy mounting bracket. Be sure to use the proper length. For more information, please refer to the user yy manual for the wall mounting bracket. 16 ENGLISH Connecting to a PC DisplayPort connection This monitor supports the *Plug and Play feature. yy *Plug and Play: A feature that allows you to add a device to your computer without having to reconfigure anything or install any manual drivers. Transmits digital video and audio signals from your PC to the monitor. Connect the monitor to your PC using the DisplayPort cable as shown in the illustration below. HDMI connection Transmits digital video and audio signals from your PC to the monitor. Connect your PC to the monitor using the HDMI cable as shown in the illustration below. DP OUT NOTE There may be no video or audio output depending yy on the DP (DisplayPort) version of the PC. Make sure to use the supplied DisplayPort cable of yy the product. Otherwise, this may cause the device to malfunction. For using Mini DP to DP (Mini DisplayPort to yy DisplayPort) cable, it is recommended that you use DisplayPort 1.2 cable. CAUTION Make sure to use the supplied HDMI cable of the yy product. Otherwise, this may cause the device to malfunction. Connecting your PC to the monitor using the HDMI yy cable may cause device compatibility issues. Using a DVI to HDMI / DP (DisplayPort) to HDMI yy cable may cause compatibility issues. Use a certified cable with the HDMI logo attached. yy If you do not use a certified HDMI cable, the screen may not display or a connection error may occur. Recommended HDMI cable types yy - High-Speed HDMI®/TM cable - High-Speed HDMI®/TM cable with Ethernet 17 Connecting Peripherals The USB port on the product functions as a USB hub. To use USB 3.0, connect the A-B type USB 3.0 cable of the product to the PC. Peripheral devices connected to the USB IN port can be controlled from the PC. Make sure to install the most recent Windows OS yy service pack before using the product. Peripheral devices are sold separately. yy A keyboard, mouse, or USB device can be connected yy to the USB port. Quick Charge is available through the USB1 and yy USB2 port. When the Monitor is gone to Power off, Quick yy Charge is not available. The charging speed may vary depending on the yy device. (sold separately) (sold separately) CAUTION (sold separately) Cautions When Using a USB Device A USB device with an automatic recognition yy program installed, or that uses its own driver, may not be recognized. Some USB devices may not be supported or may yy not work properly. It is recommended to use a USB hub or hard disk yy drive with power supplied. (If the power supply is not adequate, the USB device may not be recognized properly.) ENGLISH USB Cable connection NOTE 18 Connecting Headphones ENGLISH Connect peripherals to the monitor via the headphones port. Connect as illustrated. (sold separately) Connecting External Speaker Connect peripherals to the monitor via the lineout port. Connect as illustrated. (sold separately) NOTE Peripheral devices are sold separately. yy If you use angled earphones, it may cause a yy problem with connecting another external device to the monitor. Therefore, it is recommended to use straight earphones. Angled Straight Depending on the audio settings of the PC and yy external device, headphones and speaker functions may be limited. 19 USER SETTINGS ENGLISH Activating the Main Menu 1 Press the joystick button on the bottom of the monitor. 2 Move the joystick up/down (▲/▼) and left/right(◄/►) to set the options. 3 Press the joystick button once more to exit the main menu. Joystick Button Button Menu Status Description Main menu disabled Enables the main menu. Main menu enabled Exits the main menu. (Holding down the button to turn off the monitor. You can turn off the monitor this way at any time, including when the OSD is on.) ◄ ► ▲ ▼ Main menu disabled Adjusts the monitor volume level. Main menu enabled Enters the Input feature. Main menu disabled Adjusts the monitor volume level. Main menu enabled Enters the Menu features. Main menu disabled Displays information on the current input. Main menu enabled Turns off the monitor. Main menu disabled Displays information on the current input. Main menu enabled Enters the Game features. Main Menu Features Main Menu Power Off Power Off Input Exit Menu Input Exit Menu Power Off Game Input Exit Game Menu Power Off Game Input Exit Game Menu Description Menu Configures the screen settings. Game Sets the picture mode for gaming. Input Sets input mode. Power Off Turns off the monitor. Exit Exits the main menu. 20 User Settings ENGLISH Menu Settings 1 To view the OSD menu, press the joystick button at the bottom of the monitor and then enter the Menu. 2 Configure the options by moving the joystick up/down/left/right. 3 To return to the upper menu or set other menu items, move the joystick to◄ or pressing ( / Ok) it. 4 If you want to exit the OSD menu, move the joystick to ◄ until you exit. •• When you enter the menu, instructions on how to use the button will appear in the bottom right corner of the screen. Quick Settings Input Picture General Each option is described below. Menu Quick Settings Brightness Contrast Volume Description Adjusts the color contrast and brightness of the screen. Adjusts the volume level. NOTE •• You can adjust Mute / Unmute by moving the joystick button to▼in the Volume menu. Input Picture Input List Selects the input mode. Aspect Ratio Adjusts the aspect ratio of the screen. Auto Input Switch When automatic input switch is set to On, display will automatically switch to new input when connected. Picture Mode Changes the picture mode to the one optimized for a given feature. Picture Adjust Adjusts the Brightness, Contrast, Sharpness, SUPER RESOLUTION+, Black Level, and DFC. Game Adjust Adjusts the Response Time, FreeSync, Black Stabilizer,1ms Motion Blur Reduction, and Cross Hair. Color Adjust Adjusts the Gamma, Color Temp, Red, Green, Blue, and Six Color. Picture Reset Returns picture to the default settings. General ◄ Sets Language, SMART ENERGY SAVING, Power LED, Automatic Standby, HDMI Compatibility Mode, DisplayPort 1.2, Quick Charge, OSD Lock, and Reset . Exit Exits the OSD menu. CAUTION •• Your monitor’s OSD (On Screen Display) may differ slightly from that shown in this manual. 21 Quick Settings Quick Settings Brightness > Input Picture Picture General General Quick Settings 2 3 Configure the options following the instructions that appear in 100 ENGLISH 1 To view the OSD menu, press the joystick button at the bottom of the monitor and then enter the Menu. Go to Quick Settings by moving the joystick. Contrast 70 > Volume 30 > Quick Settings Input the bottom right corner. 4 To return to the upper menu or set other menu items, move the 5 joystick to ◄ or pressing ( / OK) it. If you want to exit the OSD menu, move the joystick to ◄ until you exit. : Back / : Move Each option is described below. Menu > Quick Settings Brightness Contrast Volume Description Adjusts the color contrast and brightness of the screen. Adjusts the volume level. NOTE •• You can adjust Mute / Unmute by moving the joystick button to▼in the Volume menu. / : Ok 22 Input Input Quick Settings Brightness 100 ENGLISH Settings press theContrast joystick button at the 1 To view the OSD menu, Quick 70 > bottom of the monitor and then enter the Menu. Volume Go to Input by moving the joystick. 2 Input 3 Configure the options following the instructions that appear in 4 5 > / : Move / Quick Se 30 > the bottom right corner. Picture To return to the upper menu or set other menu items, move the joystick to ◄ or pressing ( / OK) it. menu, move the joystick to ◄ until If you want to exit the OSDGeneral you exit. : Back HDMI 1 Quick Settings Input Input List Aspect Ratio Picture HDMI1 > Full Wide > On > Auto Input Switch : Back / : Move / : Ok Each option is described below. Menu > Input Description Input List Selects the input mode. Aspect Ratio Adjusts the aspect ratio of the screen. Full Wide Displays the video in widescreen, regardless of the video signal input. Original Displays video according to the aspect ratio of the video signal input. 1:1 The aspect ratio is not adjusted from the original. Cinema1 Enlarges the screen with an aspect ratio of 21:9. (at 1080p) Cinema2 Enlarges the screen with an aspect ratio of 21:9, including the black box at the bottom for subtitles. (at 1080p) NOTE •• The display may look the same for Full Wide , Original, and 1:1 options at the recommended resolution (2560 x 1080). •• There is no 1:1, Cinema1, Cinema2 menu on FreeSync Mode. ( Go to Picture → Game Adjust → FreeSync, to set FreeSync On or Off) Auto Input Switch Pictu Gene General : Ok Inpu When automatic input switch is set to On, display will automatically switch to new input when connected. 23 Picture ettings Input ness 100 ck Quick Settings 2 Input List HDMI1 Input instructions that appear in 3 Configure the options following the Full Wide Aspect Ratio 4 5 / : Move the bottom right corner. Input Switch Picture or setAutoother menu items, move the To return to the upper menu joystick to ◄ or pressing ( / OK) it. menu, move the joystick to ◄ until General If you want to exit the OSD you exit. / : Back : Ok / : Move / Custom Picture Mode menu, press HDMI 1 at the Quick Settings the joystick button To view the 70OSD > bottom of the monitor and then enter the Menu. 30 > Go to Picture by moving the joystick. On > Input > > Picture Adjust > Game Adjust > Color Adjust > Picture Reset > Picture General : Ok : Back / : Move / : Ok Each option is described below. Menu > Picture Picture Mode Description Custom Allows the user to adjust each element. The color mode of the main menu can be adjusted. Reader Optimizes the screen for viewing documents. You can brighten the screen in the OSD menu. Photo Optimizes the screen for photos. Cinema Optimizes the screen for video. Color Weakness This mode is for users who cannot distinguish between red and green. It enables users with color weakness to easily distinguish between the two colors. FPS Game 1 This mode is optimized for FPS games. FPS Game 2 It has a higher Black Stabilizer value than FPS Game 1. It is suitable for very dark FPS games. RTS Game This mode is optimized for RTS Game. Custom (Game) In this mode, users can customize various elements including game-related options. NOTE yy If the Picture Mode is changed in the DP (DisplayPort) input, the screen may flicker or the resolution of your PC screen may be affected. NOTE yy Depending on the setting of the picture mode, the OSD menu of FreeSync and 1ms Motion Blur Reduction are disabled. (FPS Game 1, FPS Game 2, RTS Game)however, the following actions will be internally performed. Picture Mode FreeSync 1ms Motion Blur Reduction FPS Game 1 Off On FPS Game 2 On Off RTS Game On Off ENGLISH 1 st Picture > 24 Menu > Picture ENGLISH Picture Adjust Description Brightness Adjusts the brightness of the screen. Contrast Adjusts the contrast of the screen. Sharpness Adjusts the sharpness of the screen. SUPER RESOLUTION+ High Optimizes the screen for crystal clear images. Best for high definition video or games. Middle Optimizes the screen for comfortable viewing, with images at the middle level between the low and high modes. Best for UCC or SD videos. Low Optimizes the screen for smooth and natural images. Best for still images or images with less movement. Off Displays in the most common setting. Disables SUPER RESOLUTION+. NOTE yy Because this is a function to increase the sharpness of low resolution pictures, it is not recommended to use the function for normal text or for desktop icons. Doing so may result in unnecessarily high sharpness. Black Level DFC Game Adjust Response Time FreeSync Sets the offset level (for HDMI only). yy Offset: as a reference for a video signal, this is the darkest color the monitor can display. High Keeps the current contrast ratio of the screen. Low Lowers the black levels and raises the white levels from the current contrast ratio of the screen. On Adjusts the brightness automatically according to the screen. Off Disables the DFC feature. Sets a response time for displayed pictures based on the speed of the screen. For a normal environment, it is recommended that you use Normal. For a fastmoving picture, it is recommended that you use Fast. Setting to Fast may cause image sticking. Fast Sets the response time to Fast. Normal Sets the response time to Normal. Slow Sets the response time to Slow. Off Does not use the response time improvement feature. Provides seamless and natural images by synchronizing the vertical frequency of the input signal with that of the output signal. CAUTION yySupported Interface: DisplayPort. yySupported Graphic Card : A graphic card that supports AMD’s FreeSync is necessary. yySupported Version : Make sure to update the graphic card to the latest driver. yyFor more information and requirement, refer to AMD website at http:// www.amd.com/FreeSync yyFreeSync and 1ms Motion Blur Reduction cannot be enabled simultaneously. On FreeSync function on. Off FreeSync function off. 25 Menu > Picture Game Adjust Description You can control the black contrast to have better visibility in dark scenes. Increasing the Black Stabilizer value brightens the low gray level area on the screen. (You can easily distinguish objects on dark game screens.) Reducing the Black Stabilizer value darkens the low gray level area and increases the dynamic contrast on the screen. 1ms Motion Blur Reduction On This mode minimizes motion blur in fast-moving videos. To take full advantage of this function, select 2560 × 1080 @ 144 Hz before enabling 1ms Motion Blur Reduction. This function is available for the following vertical frequency. (60Hz, 100Hz, 120Hz, 144Hz) Off Turns 1ms Motion Blur Reduction Mode off. NOTE yy To reduce motion blur, brightness is reduced with backlight control. yy 1ms Motion Blur Reduction and FreeSync feature can not used at the same time. Cross Hair Cross Hair provides a mark on the center of the screen for First Person Shooter(FPS) games. Users can select the cross hair that fits their gaming environment among four different cross hairs. yy When the monitor is off or enters energy saving mode, the Cross Hair feature is automatically turned off. ENGLISH Black Stabilizer 26 Menu > Picture ENGLISH Color Adjust Description Gamma Custom gamma settings: Gamma 0, Gamma 1, Gamma 2. The higher the gamma value, the darker the image becomes. Likewise, the lower the gamma value, the lighter the image becomes. Color Temp Custom The user can adjust it to red, green, or blue by customization. Warm Sets the screen color to a reddish tone. Medium Sets the screen color to between a red and blue tone. Cool Sets the screen color to a bluish tone. Red You can customize the picture color using Red, Green, and Blue colors. Green Blue Six Color Picture Reset Meets the user requirements for colors by adjusting the hue and saturation of the six colors (red, green, blue, cyan, magenta, and yellow) and then saving the settings. Hue Adjusts the tone of the screen colors. Saturation Adjusts the saturation of the screen colors. The lower the value, the less saturated and brighter the colors become. The higher the value, the more saturated and darker the colors become. Returns picture to the default settings. 27 General e e Mode > Adjust Quick Settings Input 3 Configure the options following the instructions that appear in e Reset the bottom right corner. 4 To return to the upper menu or set other menu items, move the joystick to ◄ or pressing ( / OK) it. 5 If you want to exit the OSD menu, move the joystick to ◄ until you exit. / : Move / > Low > Power LED Off > Automatic Standby Off > HDMI Compatibility Mode Off > Picture General Enable > Quick Charge Off > OSD Lock Off > DisplayPort 1.2 > Reset : Ok : Back / : Move / : Ok Each option is described below. Menu > General Description Language Sets the menu screen to the desired language. SMART ENERGY SAVING Conserve energy by using luminance compensation algorithm. Power LED High Saves energy using the high-efficiency SMART ENERGY SAVING feature. Low Saves energy using the low-efficiency SMART ENERGY SAVING feature. Off Disables the SMART ENERGY SAVING feature. Turns the power LED on the front of the monitor On or Off. On The power LED turns on automatically. Off The power LED turns off. Automatic Standby Feature that automatically turns off the monitor when there is no movement on the screen for a period of time. You can set a timer for the auto-off function. (Off, 4 H, 6 H, and 8 H) HDMI Compatibility Mode HDMI Compatibility Mode feature can recognize the legacy equipment that does not support HDMI 2.0. On Enables HDMI Compatibility Mode. Off Disables HDMI Compatibility Mode. NOTE yy If the connected device does not support HDMI Compatibility Mode, the screen or sound may not work properly. DisplayPort 1.2 Enables or disables DisplayPort 1.2. NOTE yy Be sure to configure this option according to the DisplayPort version supported by your graphics card. Set this option to Disable if your graphics card does not support DisplayPort 1.2. ENGLISH Adjust English SMART ENERGY SAVING Language menu, press the joystick button at the > 1 To view the OSD bottom of the> monitor and then enter the Menu. 2 Go to General >by moving the joystick. e Adjust ck General Custom 28 Menu > General Quick Charge Description Quick Charge is a feature that rapidly charges the device connected to the USB 3.0 port. ENGLISH On Enables Quick Charge. Off Disables Quick Charge. NOTE yy The charging speed may vary depending on the device. OSD Lock This feature disables the configuration and adjustment of menus. On Enables OSD Lock. Off Disables OSD Lock. NOTE yy All features are disabled except Brightness, Contrast, Volume in Quick Settings, Input and OSD Lock in General. Reset Do you want to reset your settings? No Cancel the reset. Yes Restores the default settings. 29 TROUBLESHOOTING Is the monitor's power cord plugged in? Check if the power cord is correctly plugged into the power outlet. yy Is the power LED on? Check the power cable connection and press the power button. yy Check that the connected input is enabled (Menu > Input). yy Is the power on and the power LED displaying white? Is the power LED blinking? If the monitor is in sleep mode, move the mouse, or press any key on the yy keyboard, to switch the display on. Check if the computer is turned on. yy Is the OUT OF RANGE message being displayed? This occurs when signals transferred from the PC (graphics card) are out yy of the horizontal or vertical frequency range of the monitor. Please see the Product Specification section of this manual to set the appropriate frequency. Is the No Signal message being displayed? This is displayed when the signal cable between the PC and the monitor is yy missing or disconnected. Check the cable and reconnect it. The screen may not be displayed properly when configuring DisplayPort 1.2 in a Mac product. DisplayPort 1.2 may not be supported depending upon the Mac product. yy Please contact the manufacturer. The OSD lock message is being displayed. Are some functions not available when you press the Menu button? The OSD is locked. Go to Menu > General and set OSD Lock to Off. yy The screen retains an image. Does image sticking occur even when the monitor is turned off? Displaying a still image for a prolonged time may cause damage to the yy screen, resulting in the retention of the image. To extend the lifetime of the monitor, use a screensaver. yy Screen display is unstable and shaky / Images displayed on the monitor leave shadow trails. Did you select the appropriate resolution? If the selected resolution is HDMI 1080i 60/50 Hz (interlaced), the screen yy may be flickering. Change the resolution to 1080P or the recommended resolution. NOTE Vertical frequency In order to display an image, the screen must be refreshed dozens of times per second, like a fluorescent lamp. The number of times the screen is refreshed per second is called vertical frequency, or refresh rate, and is represented by Hz. Horizontal frequency The time it takes to display one horizontal line is called the horizontal cycle. If 1 is divided by the horizontal interval, the result is the number of horizontal lines displayed per second. This is called horizontal frequency and is represented by kHz. ENGLISH Nothing is displayed on the screen. 30 NOTE ENGLISH Check if the graphics card’s resolution or frequency is within the range allowed by the monitor and set it to the yy recommended (optimal) resolution Control Panel > Display > Settings in Windows. (The settings may differ depending on the operating system (OS) you use.) Not setting the graphics card to the recommended (optimal) resolution may result in blurred text, a dimmed yy screen, a truncated display area, or misalignment of the display. The setting methods may be different depending on the computer or operating system, and some resolutions may yy not be available depending on the performance of the graphics card. If this is the case, contact the manufacturer of the computer or graphics card for assistance. Some graphics cards may not support 2560 x 1080 resolution. If the resolution cannot be displayed, contact the yy manufacturer of your graphics card. The display color is discoloured. Does the display appear discol-ored (16 yy Set the color to 24 bit (true color) or higher. In Windows, go to Control colors)? Panel > Display > Settings > Color Quality.(The settings may differ depending on the operating system (OS) you use.) Does the display color appear unstable or yy Check if the signal cable is connected properly. Reconnect the cable or monochrome? reinsert the PC's graphics card. Are there spots on the screen? When using the monitor, pixilated spots (red, green, blue, white, or black) yy may appear on the screen. This is normal for an LCD screen. It is not an error, nor is it related to the monitor's performance. 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) yy 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 graphics card supports Plug and Play function. yy No sound from the headphone port or speaker. Are images displayed using DP (DisplayPort) or HDMI input without sound? Make sure that the headphone port connections are made properly. yy Try increasing the volume with the joystick. yy Set the audio output of the PC to the monitor you are using. On Microsoft yy Windows, go to Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Sound > set the Monitor as default device. (The settings may differ depending on the operating system (OS) you use.) 31 SPECIFICATIONS Resolution ENGLISH LCD Screen Type TFT (Thin Film Transistor) LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) Screen Color Depth HDMI 8-bit color is supported. DP (DisplayPort) 8-bit color is supported. Pixel Pitch 0.312 mm x 0.310 mm Maximum Resolution 2560 x 1080 @ 144 Hz Recommended Resolution 2560 x 1080 @ 60 Hz Video Signal Horizontal Frequency 30 kHz to 164 kHz Vertical Frequency 56Hz to 144 Hz Synchronization Separate Sync. ) 1/2, LINE OUT Input Connector H/P OUT, HDMI IN 1/2, DP (DisplayPort) IN, USB UP, USB ( Power Sources Power Rating 19 V Power consumption (Typ.) On mode: 45 W Typ. ( ENERGY STAR® standard ) * 49 W Typ. (Typical, USB excluded)(Outgoing condition) ** Sleep Mode ≤ 1.2 W Off Mode ≤ 0.3 W 3.4 A AC/DC adaptor Type DA-65G19, Asian Power Devices Inc. production Or type LCAP39, LIEN CHANG ELECTRONIC ENTERPRISE production Output: 19 V 3.42 A Environmental Conditions Operating Conditions Storing Conditions Dimensions Weight (Without Packaging) Temperature 0 °C to 40 °C Humidity Less than 80 % Temperature -20 °C to 60 °C Humidity Less than 85 % Monitor Size (Width x Height x Depth) With Stand (mm) 830.5 x 449.5 x 279.7 Without Stand (mm) 830.5 x 370.3 x 75.5 With Stand (kg) 8.6 Without Stand (kg) 6.4 The specifications are subject to change without notice. * 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). 32 Factory Support Mode ENGLISH (Preset Mode, HDMI/ DisplayPort PC) Display Modes (Resolution) Horizontal Frequency(kHz) Vertical Frequency(Hz) Polarity(H/V) 640 x 480 31.469 59.94 -/- 800 x 600 37.879 60.317 +/+ 1024 x 768 48.363 60.0 -/- 1024 x 768 97.551 119.989 +/- 1152 x 864 109.756 119.952 +/- 1280 x 720 91.493 119.912 +/- 1280 x 1024 130.035 119.958 +/- 1920 x 1080 83.894 74.973 +/- 1920 x 1080 113.221 99.930 +/- 1920 x 1080 137.26 119.98 +/- 2560 x 1080 68.93 59.94 +/- 2560 x 1080 86.79 74.94 +/- 2560 x 1080 113.24 99.94 +/- 2560 x 1080 135.60 120 +/- 2560 x 1080 162.72 144 +/- HDMI Timing (Video) Factory support mode (Preset Mode) Horizontal Frequency(kHz) Vertical Frequency(Hz) 480p 31.47 60 576p 31.25 50 720p 45 60 720p 37.5 50 1080i 28.125 50 1080i 33.75 60 1080p 67.5 60 1080p 56.25 50 1080p 56.25 60 2560 x 1080p 1080p 66 50 2560 x 1080p Power LED Mode LED Color On Mode White (For a few seconds) Sleep Mode White Blinking Off Mode Off Remarks Remarks This device meets the EMC requirements for home appliances (Class B) and is intended for home usage. 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