LG | L1720B | LG L1720B Owner’s Manual

User's Guide
L1720B
Make
sure
to read the
Important Precautions before using the product.
Keep the User's Guide(CD) in an accessible place for furture reference.
See the label attached
dealer when you
on
the back cover and quote this information to your
require service.
Precautions
Important
This unit has been
engineered and manufactured to ensure your personal
safety,
improper use may result in potential e shock or fire hazards.
In order to allow the proper operation of all safeguards incorporated in this
display, observe the following basic rules for its installation, use, and
servicing.
however
On
Use
Safety
power cord supplied with the unit. In case you use another power
that it is certified by the applicable national standards if not being
only the
cord, make
sure
provided by the supplier. If the
manufacturer
or
power cable is faulty in any way, please contact the
the nearest authorized repair service provider for a replacement.
The power supply cord is used as the main disconnection device. Ensure that the
socket-outlet is easily accessible after installation.
Operate
the
this manual
display only from a power source indicated in the specifications of
listed on the display. If you are not sure what type of power supply
or
you have in your home, consult with your dealer.
Overloaded AC outlets and extension cords
cords and broken
plugs. They
technician for replacement.
Do not
Open
the
may result in
are
a
dangerous. So are frayed
shock
or
power
fire hazard. Call your service
Display.
There
are no user
There
are
serviceable components inside.
Dangerous High Voltages inside, even when the power is OFF.
Contact your dealer if the display is not operating properly.
To Avoid Personal
Injury :
place the display on a sloping shelf unless properly secured.
Use only a stand recommended by the manufacturer.
Do not
To Prevent Fire
or
Hazards:
display OFF if you leave the room for more than a short period
of time. Never leave the display ON when leaving the house.
Keep children from dropping or pushing objects into the display's cabinet
openings. Some internal parts carry hazardous voltages.
Do not add accessories that have not been designed for this display.
During a lightning storm or when the display is to be left unattended for an
extended period of time, unplug it from the wall outlet.
Always
turn the
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On Installation
Do not allow
to rest upon or roll over the power
the
power cord is
anything
display where the
Do not
use
this
display
sink, laundry tub, in
near water
cord, and do
not
place
subject to damage.
such
basement,
as near a
bathtub, washbowl, kitchen
swimming pool.
Displays are provided with ventilation openings in the cabinet to allow the release
of heat generated during operation. If these openings are blocked, built-up heat
a wet
or near a
failures which may result in a fire hazard. Therefore, NEVER:
Block the bottom ventilation slots by placing the display on a bed, sofa, rug, etc.
Place the display in a built-in enclosure unless proper ventilation is provided.
can cause
Cover the openings with cloth or other material.
Place the display near or over a radiator or heat source.
or strike the Active Matrix LCD with anything hard
damage the Active Matrix LCD permanently.
Do not rub
mar, or
Do not press the LCD
some
screen
with your
finger for a long
time
as
as
this may scratch,
this may
cause
afterimages.
Some dot defects may appear as Red, Green or Blue spots on the screen.
However, this will have no impact or effect on the display performance.
If
possible,
use
the recommended resolution to obtain the best
image quality for
your LCD display. If used under any mode except the recommended resolution,
some scaled or processed images may appear on the screen. However, this is
characteristic of the fixed-resolution LCD
On
panel.
Cleaning
Unplug the display before cleaning the face of the display screen.
Use a slightly damp (not wet) cloth. Do not use an aerosol directly
screen because over-spraying may cause electrical shock.
On
on
the
display
Repacking
Do not throw away the carton and packing materials. They make an ideal
container in which to transport the unit. When shipping the unit to another
location, repack it in its original material.
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.
Unfolding the stand
1.
base
Place the monitor with its front
facing
downward
on a
cushion
or
soft cloth.
2.Expand the stand base to its first step degree (65˚) pulling it outward with
two hands.
3.Further expand the stand
apply excessive force
damage the monitor.
4.
to
base to 90
degrees with slightly
expand the stand base
to over 90
more
force. Do not
degrees,
or
it may
Place the monitor upright and adjust the stand base
as desired. Adjust the stand base angle holding
the monitor head part with both hands.
angle
Folding the stand
1.
base
Face the front of the monitor and
shown in the picture.
Do not
push it
over
180
push it backwards, following the
degrees. It
may
sequence
damage the stand base.
depicts the general model of connection.
Your monitor may differ from the items shown in the picture.
This illustration
Do not touch
folding
or
apply force to the monitor screen while expanding
the stand base.
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or
Connecting
the
Display
Using the Computer
1. Separate
the back cap by sliding
its lower section downward as
shown in the
2.
picture.
Connect the signal input cable and
the power cord. (see next
3.
After the cables
are
page)
connected,
set
the back cap into the groove of
the upper section and reassemble
by
pushing upward.
4.
Insert the back cap along the bottom
on both sides, holding the
grooves
bottom.
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Connecting
the
Display
Using the Computer
1. Connect the signal cable. When attached, tighten the thumbscrews to secure
the connection.
2. Connect the power cord into a proper power outlet that is easily accessible and
close to the
display.
NOTE
This is
This
a
rear
simplified representation of the rear view.
view represents a general model; your display may differ from the view as shown.
Signal Cable
Power Cord
Analog signal
*
Varies according to model.
Wall-outlet
type*
2
PC-outlet
1
type*
Mac adapter
For Apple Macintosh use,
PC
a
separate plug adapter is
needed to change the
15 pin
MAC
high density (3 row)
D-sub VGA connector on
thesupplied cable to a
15 pin 2 row connector.
3.
Press
button
power
Image
on
the front switch
panel
to turn the
When monitor power is turned on, the 'Self
Setting Function' is executed automatically.
on.
NOTE
'
Self Image
Setting
Function'? This function
connects the monitor for the first
provides the
user
with
optimal display settings.When the
user
time, this function automatically adjusts the display to optimal settings for
individual input signals. If you want to adjust the monitor while in use, or wish to manually run this function once
again, push the 'AUTO' button on the front panel of the monitor. Otherwise, you may execute the Factory reset'
option on the OSD adjustment menu. However, be aware that this option initializes all the menu items except
'Language'.
'
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Control Panel Functions
Front Panel Controls
Control
Function
Power Button
Use this button to turn the
Power
This Indicator
(DPMS)
lights
display
on or
up blue when the
off.
display
Indicator
operates normally. If the display is in DPM (Energy
Saving) mode, this indicator color changes to amber.
MENU Button
Use this button to enter
or
exit the On Screen
Display.
Buttons
Use these buttons to choose
the On Screen
AUTO/SELECT
Button
Use this button to enter
Display.
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or
adjust
items in
Display.
a
selection in the On Screen
Control Panel Functions
Control
Direct Access Function
This feature lets you easily select the best desired image
condition optimized to the environment (ambient illumination,
image types etc.).
?
DAY
?
NIGHT
:
?
TEXT
For text
?
MOVIE
:
Bright
ambient illumination
Dark ambient illumination
?
images (Word processing etc.)
images in videos or movies
PHOTO : For pictures or drawings
USER MODE : For use under user setup image conditions
(Brightness, contrast and color tint are selected by the user
in OSD Screen Setup Menu.)
?
:
:
For animation
100
100
up Contrast and
Bring
Brightness adjustment.
:
AUTO IMAGE ADJUSTMENT
When
adjusting your display settings, always press the
AUTO/SELECT button before entering the On Screen
Display(OSD). This will automatically adjust your display image
settings for the current screen resolution size
(display mode).
to the ideal
The best
display
mode is 1280x1024.
CONTROLS LOCKED/UNLOCKED
:
MENU and
This function allows you to secure the current control settings,
so that they cannot be inadvertently changed. Press and hold
the MENU button and
button for 3 seconds: the message
"CONTROLS LOCKED" appears.
You
can
unlock the OSD controls at any time
button for 3 seconds:
by pushing
MENU button and
the message "CONTROLS UNLOCKED" will appear.
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the
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
To make
display to
stabilize for at least 30 minutes before
adjustments
in the On Screen
Display, follow these steps:
Press the MENU Button, then the main
To
access a
becomes
control,
use
highlighted,
Use the
the
or
making image adjustments.
menu
of the OSD appears.
Buttons. When the icon you want
press the AUTO/ SELECT Button.
Buttons to
adjust the item
to the desired level.
Accept the changes by pressing the AUTO/ SELECT Button.
Exit the OSD
by Pressing the MENU Button.
On Screen
The
and
Display(OSD)
Selection and
Adjustment
following table indicates all the On Screen Display control, adjustment,
setting menus.
Main
menu
BRIGHTNESS
CONTRAST
COLOR
Sub
Reference
menu
BRIGHTNESS
To
CONTRAST
PRESET
adjust the brightness
and
contrast of the screen
9300K
To customize the color of the
6500K
screen
R/G/B(User Color)
GAMMA
POSITION
TRACKING
SETUP
V POSITION
To
H POSITION
screen
CLOCK
To
adjust the position
PHASE
improve the clarity
stability of the screen
LANGUAGE
To customize the
for
OSD POSITION
a
user's
WHITE BALANCE
Adjustable
NOTE
The order of icons may differ
depending
on
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and
screen
operating
FACTORY RESET
:
of the
the model (A9~A11).
status
environment
On Screen
You
were
Display(OSD)
introduced to the
Selection and
Adjustment
procedure of selecting and adjusting an item
the OSD
using
descriptions
system. Listed below are the icons, icon names, and icon
of the all items shown on the Menu.
NOTE
OSD (On Screen
To
Display)
menu
languages
adjust the brightness and
OSD
the monitor may differ from the manual.
on
contrast of the
Adjust
screen
Description
BRIGHTNESS
To
adjust
the
brightness
of the
screen.
CONTRAST
To
To customize the color of the
OSD
adjust
the contrast of the
screen.
screen
Adjust
Description
PRESET
9300K/6500K
Select the screen color.
9300K: Slightly bluish white.
?
?
6500K:
Slightly
reddish white.
RED
GREEN
Set your
own
color levels.
BLUE
GAMMA
To
adjust the position of the
OSD
Set your own gamma value. (-30~30)
On the monitor, high gamma values
display whitish images and low gamma
values display high contrast images.
screen
Adjust
Description
Vertical Position
To
move
image
up and down.
Horizontal Position
To
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move
image left
and
right.
On Screen
To
Display(OSD) Selection
improve
OSD
the
clarity
and
and
Adjustment
of the
stability
Adjust
screen
Description
To minimize any vertical bars
stripes visible on the screen
CLOCK
background.The horizontal
change.
or
screen
size will also
To
PHASE
adjust
the focus of the
display.
This item allows you to remove any
horizontal noise and clear or sharpen
the
To customize the
OSD
screen
status for
a
image
user's
Adjust
of characters.
operating environment
Description
LANGUAGE
To choose the
control
OSD POSITION
language in which
displayed.
the
names are
To
adjust position
on
the
of the OSD window
screen.
FACTORY
Return to all
RESET
except "LANGUAGE".
factory
default
settings
If you don't want to reset the monitor,
the
button to select NO and
use
then press the AUTO/SELECT button.
WHITE
If the
BALANCE
the
output of the video card is different
required specifications,
the color
level may deteriorate due to video
signal distortion. Using this function, the
signal
level is
standard
adjusted
output
in order to
to fit into the
level of the video card
provide
the
optimal image.
Activate this function when white and
black colors
For
If this does not
improve
the
screen
image,
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present in the
screen.
example
restore the
necessary, perform the white balance function
only when the input signal is an analog signal.
are
again.
factory
default
settings.
If
This function will be enabled
Troubleshooting
Check the
No
following before calling for service.
image
appears
Is the power cord of the
display connected?
Check and
Is the power indicator
light on?
Press the Power button.
Is the power on and the
power indicator blue?
Adjust the brightness
Is the power indicator
amber?
properly
If the
the
to
see
if the power cord is connected
to the power outlet.
display
mouse or
and the contrast.
is in power
saving mode, try moving
pressing any key on the keyboard
bring up the screen.
if the power is
Make
sure
Try to
turn on the PC.
on.
Do you see an "INPUT
SIGNAL OUT OF
This message appears when the signal from the
PC (video card) is out of horizontal or vertical
RANGE" message
the screen?
frequency range of the display. See the
'Specifications' section of this manual and
configure your display again.
on
SIGNAL
Doyouseea"NO
"message on
This message appears when the signal cable
between your PC and your display is not
the screen?
connected. Check the
Do you
see a
"CONTROLS LOCKED" message
Do you see
"CONTROLS LOCKED"
when you
button?
signal
push
MENU
You
cable and try
on
again.
the screen?
the current control
settings,
they
inadvertently
changed. You can unlock the OSD controls
at any time by pushing the MENU button
so
can secure
that
and
cannot be
button for 3 seconds: the message
"CONTROLS UNLOCKED" will appear.
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Troubleshooting
Display image
Display
is incorrect
Position is
incorrect.
Press the AUTO/SELECT 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.
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.
On the
screen
background, vertical
bars or stripes are
visible.
Any horizontal noise
appearing in any
image or characters
are not clearly
portrayed.
The
screen
mono or
color is
abnormal.
Press the AUTO/SELECT 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.
Press the AUTO/SELECT 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).
Check if the signal cable is
properly connected and
screwdriver to fasten if necessary.
Make sure the video card is properly inserted in the
use a
slot.
Set the color setting
at Control Panel
The
screen
blinks.
-
higher than 24 bits (true color)
Settings.
Check if the screen is set to interlace mode and if
yes, change it to the recommend resolution.
Make sure the power voltage is high enough, It has
to be
higher than AC100-240V 50/60Hz.
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Troubleshooting
Have you installed the
Have you installed the
display driver?
Do you
see an
"Unrecognized monitor,
Plug&Play (VESA DDC)
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.lge.com.
Make
sure
to check if the video card
Plug&Play function.
monitor found"
message?
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supports
Specifications
Display
17 inches (43.2cm) Flat Panel Active matrix-TFT LCD
Anti-Glare coating
17 inches viewable
0.26
Sync Input
Video
Input
Resolution
mm
pixel pitch
Horizontal
30
Freq.
Vertical Freq.
Input Form
56
-
-
83kHz (Automatic)
75Hz (Automatic)
Separate TTL, Positive/Negative
Composite TTL Positive/Negative
SOG (Sync On Green)
15
pin D-Sub Connector
Signal Input
Input Form
RGB Analog (0.7Vp-p/75ohm)
Max
VESA 1280
x
1024@75Hz
Recommend
VESA 1280
x
1024@60Hz
Plug&Play
DDC 2B
Power
Normal
:
Consumption
Stand-by/Suspend
≤
DPMS Off
≤1W
Full
Dimensions
43W
1W
Up Position
Folded Position
&Weight
(with tilt stand)
Tilt
Range
Power
Input
Environmental
Conditions
Tilt Stand
Signal
cable
Power cord
Width
39.40cm /15.51inches
39.40cm /15.51inches
Height
Depth
37.90cm /14.92inches
41.20cm /16.22inches
23.20cm / 9.13 inches
4.5 kg (9.92 lbs)
12.70
Net
Tilt
0˚~25˚
cm
/ 5.00inches
AC 100-240V~50/60Hz 1.0A
Operating Conditions
Temperature 10˚C to 35 ˚C
10 % to 80 % non-Condensing
Humidity
Storage Conditions
Temperature -20˚C to 60 ˚C
5 % to 95 % non-Condensing
Humidity
Attached( O ), Detached (
Attached(
)
), Detached ( O )
Wall-outlet type
or
PC-outlet type
NOTE
Information in this document is
subject to change without
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notice.
Preset Modes
(Resolution)
VGA
640
x
350
31.469
70
VGA
720
x
400
31.468
70
VGA
640
x
480
31.469
60
VESA
640
x
480
37.500
75
VESA
800
x
600
37.879
60
VESA
800
x
600
46.875
75
MAC
832
x
624
49.725
75
VESA
1024
x
768
48.363
60
VESA
1024
x
768
60.123
75
10
MAC
1152
x
870
68.681
75
11
VESA
1152
x
900
61.805
65
12
VESA
1280
x
1024
63.981
60
13
VESA
1280
x
1024
79.976
75
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Indicator
Normal
bule
Stand-by/Suspend
amber
DPMS Off
amber
How to Install the VESA Standard wall
This monitor meets
mounting
VESA-compliant mounting
interface
pad
specifications.
1.
Please the monitor
front side
facing
on a
piece of cloth
downward and
2.
other soft surface with the
or
remove
the
rear
cap.
Slide off the lower section of the
base with two hands
as
cover
shown in the
picture.
3. Separate
the stand base
screwdriver
4.
Install the VESA standrad wall
as
using a
picture.
shown in the
mounting.
VESA wall
mounting
Connected to another
and wall-mounted
object (stand type
type. This monitor
VESA-compliant mounting
pad.-optional)
For further information, refer to the VESA
Wall Mounting Instruction Guide.
accepts
a
interface
Kensington Security Slot- optional
a locking
cable that can be purchased
separately at most computer
Connected to
stores
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