LG | L1915S | LG L1915S Owner’s Manual

User's Guide
L1915S
L1915SV
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 eletrical 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
only the
cord, make
power cord supplied with the unit. In case you use another power
that it is certified by the applicable national standards if not being
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 display only from a power source indicated in the specifications of
or listed on the display. If you are not sure what type of power supply
this manual
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
shock
or
are
frayed
power
fire hazard. Call your service
Display.
There
are no user
There
are
serviceable components inside.
Dangerous High Voltages inside, even when the
Contact your dealer if the display is not operating properly.
power is OFF.
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:
Always turn the 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.
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On Installation
Do not allow anything to rest upon or roll over the power cord, and do not
the display where the power cord is subject to damage.
Do not
use
this
display
sink, laundry tub, in
near water
such
basement,
as near a
place
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.
Cover the openings with cloth or other material.
Place the display near or over a radiator or heat source.
can cause
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.
On
Disposal
The fluorescent lamp used in this product contains a small amount of mercury.
Do not dispose of this product with general household waste.
Disposal of this product must be carried out in accordance to the regulations of
your local authority.
Connecting
Before
the
Display
setting up the monitor, ensure that the power to the monitor, the
computer system, and other attached devices is turned off.
Connecting the stand
base
1. Place the monitor with its front facing downward on a cushion or soft cloth.
2. Align the hooks on the stand base with the matching slots in the base of
the monitor.
3.
Hook
Insert the hooks into slots.
Removing the stand
1.
2.
base
Place the monitor with its front
To
remove
facing
downward
on a
cushion
the stand base, hold the bottom of the stand with
pull the base bottom latch with the other hand,
as
soft cloth.
or
one
shown in the
hand and
figure.
Bottom Latch
Important
This illustration
depicts the general
picture.
model of connection. Your monitor may differ from
the items shown in the
Once you connect the stand base, try not to disconnect it.
Do not carry the product upside down holding only the stand base. The
fall and get damaged or injure your foot.
In order to prevent injury, watch that your
sliding
door
or
attaching/detaching
a
fingers
stand
are
cover.
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not
product
caught when moving
a
may
Connecting
the
Display
Using the Computer
1.
Remove the Stand Cover.
Stand Cover
2. Connect the signal cable. When attached, tighten the thumbscrews to secure
the connection.
3. 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.
Power Cord
Signal Cable
Analog signal
D-sub
*
*
Varies according to model.
Wall-outlet
1
type*
2
Mac adapter
PC-outlet
type*
PC
For Apple Macintosh use,
a
separate plug adapter is
needed to change the 15 pin
high density (3 row) D-sub
VGA connector on
thesupplied cable to a
MAC
2 row connector.
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15 pin
Connecting
4.
the
Display
Connect the cables
as
shown in the
figure to the
cable holder to arrange it
neatly.
Cable Holder
5.
Press
button
on
the front switch
panel
to turn the
When monitor power is turned on, the 'Self
power
Image Setting Function' is executed automatically.
on.
(Only analog mode)
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 green 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
SELECT/AUTO
Use this button to enter
Button
Display.
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or
adjust
items in
Display.
a
selection in the On Screen
Control Panel Functions
Control
Direct Access Function
DAY
NIGHT
This feature lets you easily select the best desired
image condition optimized to the environment
(ambient illumination, image types etc).
?
DAY
?
NIGHT
?
TEXT
?
MOVIE
?
PHOTO
?
NORMAL
:
Bright
:
ambient illumination
Dark ambient illumination
For text images (Word processing
:
For animation
:
or
:
etc.)
in videos
images
movies
For
:
pictures
or
drawings
operating
This is under normal
conditions
PICTURE
Bring
up Contrast and
Brightness adjustment.
:
MENU
AUTO IMAGE ADJUSTMENT
When
adjusting your display settings, always press the
SELECT/AUTO 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.
OSD LOCKED/UNLOCKED
:
MENU
This function allows you to secure the current control settings,
so that they cannot be inadvertently changed. Press and hold
the MENU button for 5 seconds: the message
"OSD LOCKED" appears.
You
can
unlock the OSD controls at any time
by pushing
MENU button for 5 seconds:
the message "OSD UNLOCKED" will appear.
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the
On Screen
Screen
Display (OSD) Control Adjustment
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
making image adjustments.
menu
of the OSD appears.
Buttons. When the icon you want
or
press the SELECT/AUTO Button.
Buttons to
adjust the item
to the desired level.
Accept the changes by pressing the MENU Button.
Exit the OSD
by Pressing the MENU Button.
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On Screen
The
and
Display(OSD)
Selection and
Adjustment
following table indicates all the On Screen Display control, adjustment,
setting menus.
Main
Sub
menu
PICTURE
Reference
menu
To
BRIGHTNESS
adjust the brightness,
and gamma of the
CONTRAST
contrast
screen
GAMMA
COLOR
PRESET
To customize the color of the
6500K
screen
9300K
RED
GREEN
BLUE
POSITION
TRACKING
SETUP
HORIZONTAL
To
VERTICAL
screen
CLOCK
To
adjust the position
PHASE
improve the clarity
stability of the screen
LANGUAGE
To customize the
OSD
for
HORIZONTAL
a
user's
operating
WHITE BALANCE
POWER INDICATOR
FACTORY RESET
Adjustable
NOTE
The order of icons may differ
depending
on
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and
screen
POSITION VERTICAL
:
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
on
the monitor may differ from the manual.
contrast of the
Adjust
screen
Description
PICTURE
BRIGHTNESS
To
adjust
the
brightness
of the
screen.
CONTRAST
To
adjust
the contrast of the
screen.
GAMMA
Set your own gamma value. (-50~50)
On the monitor, high gamma values
display whitish images and low gamma
values display high contrast images.
MENU
To customize the color of the
OSD
screen
Adjust
Description
COLOR
PRESET
6500K/9300K
Select the screen color.
6500K: Slightly reddish white.
9300K: Slightly bluish white.
?
?
RED
GREEN
Set your
own
color levels.
BLUE
MENU
To
adjust the position of the
OSD
screen
Adjust
Description
POSITION
Horizontal Position
To
move
image left
and
right.
Vertical Position
To
MENU
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move
image
up and down.
On Screen
To
Display(OSD)
improve
OSD
the
Selection and
clarity
and
Adjustment
of the
stability
Adjust
screen
Description
TRACKING
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
MENU
To customize the
OSD
screen
status for
a
image
user's
Adjust
of characters.
operating environment
Description
LANGUAGE
SETUP
To choose the
control
OSD POSITION
WHITE
BALANCE
language in which
displayed.
the
names are
To
adjust position
on
the
of the OSD window
screen.
If the output of the video card is different
required specifications, the color
the
level may deteriorate due to video
distortion. Using this function, the
MENU
signal
signal
SETUP
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
POWER
are
present in the
screen.
Use this function to set the power
on the front side of the monitor
INDICATOR indicator
MENU
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
FACTORY
RESET
Restore all factory default
"LANGUAGE."
Press the
If this does not
improve
the
screen
image,
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settings except
button to reset
immediately.
factory default settings.
again. This function will be enabled
restore the
If necessary, perform the white balance function
only when the input signal is an analog signal.
on.
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 green?
Adjust the brightness
Is the power indicator
amber?
If the
the
to
message
screen?
Do you
on
the
see a
saving mode, try moving
pressing any key on the keyboard
sure
if the power is
the PC.
This message appears when the signal from the
PC (video card) is out of horizontal or vertical
frequency range of the display. See the
'Specifications' section of this manual and
configure your display again.
This message appears when the signal cable
between your PC and your display is not
"OSD LOCKED" message
MENU button?
on.
on
connected. Check the
Do you see "OSD
LOCKED" when you
push
and the contrast.
bring up the screen.
Try to turn
Do you see a "CHECK
SIGNAL CABLE"
if the power cord is connected
is in power
display
mouse or
Make
Do you see an "OUT
OF RANGE" message
on the screen?
see
properly to the power outlet.
You
on
signal
cable and try
again.
the screen?
the current control
settings,
they
inadvertently
changed. You can unlock the OSD controls
at any time by pushing the MENU button for
so
can secure
that
cannot be
5 seconds: the message
"OSD UNLOCKED" will appear.
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Troubleshooting
Display image
Display
is incorrect
Position is
incorrect.
Press the SELECT/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.
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 SELECT/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.
Press the SELECT/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).
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?
driver?
display
Be
sure
to install the
driver CD
display
your display. Or, you
driver from
Do you
see an
"Unrecognized monitor,
display driver from the
(or diskette) that comes with
Make
sure
Plug&Play
Plug&Play (VESA DDC)
monitor found"
message?
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our
can
web site:
also download the
http://www.lge.com.
to check if the video card
function.
supports
Specifications
Display
19 inches (48.18cm) Flat Panel Active matrix-TFT LCD
Anti-Glare coating
19 inches viewable
0.294 mm pixel pitch
Sync Input
Horizontal
Video
Input
Resolution
Freq.
Vertical Freq.
Input Form
30
Signal Input
Input Form
15 pin D-Sub Connector
RGB Analog (0.7Vp-p/75ohm)
Max
VESA 1280
VESA 1280
Recommend
Plug&Play
56
-
-
83kHz (Automatic)
75Hz (Automatic)
Separate TTL, Positive/Negative
Composite TTL, Positive/Negative
SOG (Sync On Green)
Normal
:
Stand-by/Suspend
≤
DPMS Off
≤1W
Tilt
Range
Power
Input
1024@75Hz
1024@60Hz
45W
Power
&Weight
(with tilt stand)
x
DDC 2B
Consumption
Dimensions
x
1W
Width
41.83
cm
Height
Depth
42.17
cm
Net
/ 16.46 inches
/ 16.60 inches
21.98 cm / 8.65 inches
5.7 kg (12.56 lbs)
Tilt
-5˚
~
30˚
AC 100-240V~50/60Hz 1.0A
Environmental
Conditions
Operating Conditions
Temperature 10˚C to 35 ˚C
10 % to 80 % non-Condensing
Humidity
Conditions
Storage
Temperature -20˚C to 60 ˚C
5 % to 95 % non-Condensing
Humidity
Tilt Stand
Attached(
), Detached ( O )
Attached(
), Detached ( O )
Signal
cable
Power cord
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)
1
VGA
640
x
350
31.469
70
2
VGA
720
x
400
31.468
70
3
VGA
640
x
480
31.469
60
4
VESA
640
x
480
37.500
75
5
VESA
800
x
600
37.879
60
6
VESA
800
x
600
46.875
75
7
MAC
832
x
624
49.725
75
8
VESA
1024
x
768
48.363
60
9
VESA
1024
x
768
60.023
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
Indicator
Normal
Stand-by/Suspend
green
amber
DPMS Off
amber
Specifications Optional
-
VESA wall
mounting
Connected to another
object (stand type
and wall-
mounted type. This monitor accepts a VESAcompliant mounting interface pad.- optional)
For further
Mounting
information, refer
to the VESA Wall
Instruction Guide.
Kensington Security Slot- optional
a locking
cable that can be purchased
separately at most computer
Connected to
stores
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