LG | L1982U-BF | LG L1982U-BF Owner’s Manual

User’s Guide
L1982U
Make sure to read the Important Precautions before using this product.
Keep the User's Guide (CD) in an accessible place for future reference.
See the attached label on the unit and show this information to your dealer
when asking for service.
Important Precautions
This unit has been engineered and manufactured to ensure your personal
safety, however improper use may result in potential electrical 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.
On Safety
Use only the power cord supplied with the unit. In case you use another power
cord, make sure that it is certified by the applicable national standards if not being
provided by the supplier. If the power cable is faulty in any way, please contact the
manufacturer or 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
this manual or listed on the display. If you are not sure what type of power supply
you have in your home, consult with your dealer.
Overloaded AC outlets and extension cords are dangerous. So are frayed power
cords and broken plugs. They may result in a shock or fire hazard. Call your service
technician for replacement.
Do not Open the Display.
There are no user serviceable components inside.
There are Dangerous High Voltages inside, even when the power is OFF.
Contact your dealer if the display is not operating properly.
To Avoid Personal Injury :
Do not place the display on a sloping shelf unless properly secured.
Use only a stand recommended by the manufacturer.
Do not drop an object on or apply impact to the product. Do not throw any toys
or objects on the product screen.
It can cause injury to human, problem to product and damage the display.
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.
When the display is to be left unattended for an extended period of time, unplug
it from the wall outlet.
In the presence of thunder and lightning, never touch the power cord and signal
cable because it can be very dangerous. It can cause electric shock.
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Important Precautions
On Installation
Do not allow anything to rest upon or roll over the power cord, and do not place the
display where the power cord is subject to damage.
Do not use this display near water such as near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink,
laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a 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 can
cause 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.
Main power breaker is the power cord and this breaking device must be located at
a location where it is easy to operate.
Do not rub or strike the Active Matrix LCD with anything hard as this may scratch,
mar, or damage the Active Matrix LCD permanently.
Do not press the LCD screen with your finger for a long time as this may cause
some 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 panel.
On 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 on the display
screen because over-spraying may cause electrical shock.
On 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.
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Connecting the Display
Unfolding the stand base
1. Put your monitor on a table.
Do not hold the stand base as
shown in this picture.
2. Hold the monitor as shown, and then lift it up slightly.
3. Hold the head part of the monitor and pull it toward you.
4. Place the monitor upright and adjust the
The Head part
stand base to the desired angle. Adjust the
stand base's angle by holding the edges of
the monitor gently with both hands.
This illustration depicts the typical connection procedure. Your monitor may
differ from the one displayed in the pictures above.
Do not touch or apply force to the monitor's screen while expanding or
folding the stand base.
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Connecting the Display
Folding the stand base
1. Face the front of the monitor dislpay. Than gently push the monitor backwards,
following the sequence shown in the picture below.
Tilt range
1. Make sure that the angle of the panel is set for your comfort.
NOTE
When the panel is tilted at more than 30˚, you cannot adjust the height of the monitor.
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Connecting the Display
To adjust the height,
Height Range : maximum 2.36 inches (60 mm)
60mm
NOTE
When the monitor is at maximum height, it may slide down slightly due to the
elasticity of the spring.
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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.
2. Connect the signal cable ① . After it is attached, tighten the thumbscrews to secure the
connection.
3. Connect the power cable ➂ to the AC-DC adapter (AC-DC power supply) ② , and then
plug the cable into the outlet.
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.
DVI-D
D-SUB
DC-IN
Wall-outlet type
3
2
PC-outlet type
DVI-D Cable
(This feature is not available in all countries.)
1
PC
PC
Mac adapter
For Apple Macintosh use, a separate plug
adapter is needed to change the 15 pin high
MAC density (3 row) D-sub VGA connector on the
supplied cable to a 15 pin 2 row connector.
4. Press the button
on the front switch panel to turn
the power on. When the power is turned on, the 'Self
Image Setting Function' will launch 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/SET’ 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/SET function button to improve resolution.
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Using the Auto Pivot and Auto Mirror functions
This model supports Auto Pivot (automatic rotation) and Auto Mirror
(automatic up/down reverse) functions.
To use these functions, first install the provided Forte Manager software, and then set to
Automatic.(Manual is the default setting when you initially purchase the product.)
- Refer to the installation guide, which is included on the CD for more details on the installation
-To set to Automatic, select Forte Manager -> Option -> Pivot -> Enable Auto Pivot.
Notice
The Forte Manager software requires Microsoft Explorer 6.0 or later.
When the Auto Mirror function is engaged, the direction of the OSD
(On Screen Display) menu will not change if it is rotated by 180°. (See the figure below)
The response time (speed) for the Auto Pivot and Auto Mirror functions may vary
depending on the video card and the PC's performance, None of these functions is
supported in DOS mode.
Update the video card driver on your PC to the latest version when the Forte
Manager does not work properly or is out of order.
Auto Pivot
Screen rotation : You can rotate the monitor clockwise by 180 degrees.
❉ Caution : Do not touch the screen while you rotate the panel.
➪ This rear view represents a typical model. Your display model may differ from the illustration below.
<Pushing the screen
backwards>
<Rotating clockwise>
Tilt the screen
while rotating
it so that the monitor
does not touch
the floor.
<When rotated by 90
degrees>
<When rotated by 180
degrees>
Do not hold the
screen area as
shown in the picture
when rotating it,
otherwise your
fingers might get
hurt or get stuck.
➪ Refer to the next page for Auto Mirror function.
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Using the Auto Pivot and Auto Mirror functions
<Pushing the screen
backwards>
<Rotating clockwise>
<When rotated by 180
degrees>
Tilt the screen
while rotating
it so that the monitor
does not touch
the floor.
Do not hold the
screen area as
shown in the picture
when rotating it,
otherwise your
fingers might get
hurt or get stuck.
Auto Mirror
Screen switch : The monitor screen is automatically reversed when you switch it
forward/backward as shown in the figure.
❉ Caution : Do not touch the screen while you rotate the panel.
➪ This rear view represents a typical model. Your display model may differ from the illustration below.
Tip
If you activate the Auto Pivot or the Auto Mirror function while the screen is
almost level, the screen may not work properly.
In this case, set the screen upright and adjust it to the proper angle.
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.
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Control Panel Functions
Front Panel Controls
Bottom
Control
Function
MENU Button
Use this button to enter or exit from the On Screen Display.
OSD LOCKED/UNLOCKED
This function allows you to lock the current control
settings, so that these settings are not inadvertently
changed. To lock the OSD settings, press and hold the
MENU button for several seconds. The message "OSD
LOCKED" appears.
You can unlock the OSD settings at any time by pushing
the MENU button for several seconds. The message
"OSD UNLOCKED" appears.
- + Buttons
- Button
(
)
Use these buttons to select or adjust functions in the On
Screen Display.
For more information, refer to page A16.
+ Button
Use this button to make either D-Sub or DVI connector
(SOURCE Hot key) active. This feature is used when two computers are
connected to the display. The default setting is D-Sub.
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Control Panel Functions
Control
AUTO/SET
Button
Function
Use this button to selection an icon in the On Screen
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
19 inch monitor : 1280 x 1024
Power Button
Use this button to turn the display on or off.
Power Indicator
This Indicator lights up as blue when the display is
operating normally(On Mode). If the display is in
Sleep Mode (Energy Saving), this indicator color will
changes to amber.
AUTO BRIGHT
Sensor
You can make the screen brighter or darker by
covering the AUTO BRIGHT Sensor.
To use the AUTO BRIGHT function, go to OSD
menu in Setup menu and turn on AUTO BRIGHT.
Default setting is OFF.
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On Screen Display (OSD) Control Adjustment
Screen Adjustment
Making adjustments to the display's image size, position and operating
parameters is quick and easy with the On Screen Display Control
system(OSD). 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 by using the OSD.
NOTE
Allow the display to stabilize for at least 30 minutes before making any image
adjustments.
To make adjustments in the On Screen Display, follow these steps:
MENU
-+
AUTO/SET
-+
MENU
Press the MENU button, then the main menu of the OSD appears.
To select each item in the OSD menu, use the - or + button. When the
icon you want is 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.
Press the MENU button once to return to the main menu to select another
function. Press 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.
Main menu
PICTURE
Sub-menu
A
BRIGHTNESS
GAMMA
To customize the color of
the screen
sRGB
6500K
9300K
PRESET
Reference
To adjust the brightness,
contrast and gamma of the
screen
CONTRAST
COLOR
D
RED
GREEN
BLUE
HORIZONTAL
POSITION
To adjust the position of the
screen
VERTICAL
To improve the clarity and
stability, sharpness of the
screen
CLOCK
TRACKING
PHASE
SHARPNESS
SETUP
LANGUAGE
WHITE BALANCE
AUTO BRIGHT
FACTORY RESET
POWER INDICATOR
OSD
To customize the screen
status for a user's operating
environment
HORIZONTAL
POSITION VERTICAL
FLATRON
F-ENGINE
MOVIE / TEXT
To select or customize
desired image settings
USER
NORMAL
: Adjustable
A : Analog Input
D : Digital Input
NOTE
The order of icons may differ depending on the model (A12~A16).
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On Screen Display (OSD) Selection and Adjustment
Earlier you were introduced to the procedure for selecting and adjusting an
item using the OSD system. Listed below are the icons, icon names, and
icon descriptions of every items that displays on the Menu.
Press the MENU Button, then the main menu of the OSD appears.
Menu Name
PICTURE
Sub-menus
Icons
Button Tip
MENU
- +
SET
: Exit
: Adjust (Decrease/Increase)
: Enter
: Select another sub-menu
NOTE
The On Screen Display (OSD) menu languages displayed on the monitor may differ from
the manual.
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On Screen Display (OSD) Selection and Adjustment
Main menu
Sub menu
Description
PICTURE
PICTURE
BRIGHTNESS
To adjust the brightness of the screen.
CONTRAST
To adjust the contrast of the screen.
GAMMA
Set your own gamma value. : -50/0/50
on the monitor, high gamma values
display whitish images and low gamma
values display high contrast images.
MENU : Exit
- : Decrease
+ : Increase
SET : Select another sub-menu
COLOR
COLOR
PRESET
• sRGB: Set the screen color to fit the
SRGB standard color
specification.
• 6500K: Slightly reddish white.
• 9300K: Slightly bluish white.
RED
Set your own red color levels.
Set your own green color levels.
GREEN
MENU : Exit
- : Decrease
BLUE
+ : Increase
SET : Select another sub-menu
Set your own blue color levels.
POSITION
POSITION
HORIZONTAL
To move image left and right.
VERTICAL
To move image up and down.
MENU : Exit
- : Decrease
+ : Increase
SET : Select another sub-menu
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On Screen Display (OSD) Selection and Adjustment
Main menu
Sub menu
Description
TRACKING
TRACKING
CLOCK
To minimize any vertical bars or stripes
visible on the screen background.
This also allows you horizontal screen
size.
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.
MENU : Exit
- : Decrease
SHARPNESS To adjust the clarity of the screen.
+ : Increase
SET : Select another sub-menu
SETUP
LANGUAGE
To choose the language in which the
control names are displayed.
WHITE
BALANCE
If the output of the video card differs from
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, which
provides the display of the optimal image.
Activate this function when the black and
white colors are displayed on the screen.
AUTO
BRIGHT
This function enables you to turn the AUTO
BRIGHT ON/OFF.
When you set AUTO BRIGHT to ON, the
monitor's brightness is changed automatically,
based on the strength of the surrounding light.
FACTORY
RESET
Restore all factory default settings except for
"LANGUAGE."
Press the + button to reset immediately.
SETUP
MENU
-
+
SET
SETUP
MENU
-
+
SET
MENU : Exit
POWER
- : Adjust
INDICATOR
:
Adjust
+
SET : Select another sub-menu
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.
To adjust position of the OSD window
on the screen.
OSD
POSITION
If this does not improve the screen image, restore the factory default settings.
If necessary, perform the white balance function again. This function will be enabled only when
the input signal is analog.
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On Screen Display (OSD) Selection and Adjustment
The OSD screen will appear when you press the
right side of the monitor.
(-) button on the
Menu Name
Icons
Sub-menu Name
FLATRON F-ENGINE
Screen when applied
Screen when not applied
When you execute F-ENGINE, two tone will appear
on the screen as shown in the picture. The applied
screen will appear on the left side, whereas the nonapplied screen will appear on the right side.Press the
SET button to use the adjusted screen.
Main menu
Sub menu
Description
MOVIE This feature lets you easily select the best image
TEXT setting, which is optimized to the environment
(ambient illumination, image types, etc.).
MOVIE: For animation images in videos or movies.
TEXT: For text images (Word processing, etc.)
USER
To adjust the USER sub-menu function,
Press the SET Button
USER
BRIGHTNESS
User
You can manually adjust the brightness, ACE or RCM.
You can save or restore the adjusted value even
when in a different environment.
...
(Brightness): Adjusts screen brightness.
...ACE (Adaptive Clarity Enhancer): Selects the clarity mode.
...RCM (Real Color Management): Selects the color mode.
0
ACE
1
1
RCM
2
2
3
Not applied
Green enhanced
Flesh tone
Color Enhanced
SAVE
MENU
SET
Select the SAVE sub-menu using the SET button
and save the YES value using the buttons.
NORMAL This is under normal operating conditions.
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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 on and the • Adjust the brightness and the contrast.
power indicator blue or
green?
● Is the power indicator
amber?
• If the display is in power saving mode, move the
mouse or press any key on the keyboard to
activate the screen.
• Turn on the PC.
● Do you see an "OUT OF • This message appear when the signal from the PC
(video card) is out of the diplay's horizontal or
RANGE" message on
vertical frequency range. See the 'Specifications'
the screen?
section of this manual and configure the display
again.
● Do you see a "CHECK
SIGNAL CABLE"
message on the
screen?
• This message appears when the signal cable
between your PC and the display is not connected.
Check the signal cable and try again.
Do you see an "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/SET button to automatically
adjust the display image to the ideal setting.
If the results are unsatisfactory, adjust the image
position using the H position and V position icon
on 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
recommended resolution.
● On the screen
background, vertical
bars or stripes are
visible.
• Press the AUTO/SET 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 on
the On Screen Display.
● Any horizontal noise
appearing in any
image or characters
are not clearly
portrayed.
• Press the AUTO/SET button to automatically
adjust your display image to the ideal setting.
If the results are unsatisfactory, decrease the
horizontal bars using the PHASE icon on 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 to higher than 24 bits
(true color).
● The screen color is
mono or abnormal.
• Check if the signal cable is properly connected
and use a screwdriver to fasten it necessary.
• Make sure the video card is properly inserted in its
slot.
• Set the color setting to higher than 24 bits (true
color) on the Control Panel - Settings.
● The screen blinks.
• Check if the screen is set to interlace mode and if
yes, change it to the recommended resolution.
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Troubleshooting
Have you installed the display driver?
● Have you installed the
display driver?
• Be sure to install the display driver from the display
driver CD (or diskette) that comes with your
Monitor. Or, you can also download the driver from
our web site: http://www.lge.com.
● Do you see an
"Unrecognized monitor,
Plug&Play (VESA DDC)
monitor found"
message?
• Make sure to check if the video card supports the
Plug&Play function.
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Specifications
Display
19 inches (48.19 cm) Flat Panel Active matrix-TFT LCD
Anti-Glare coating
19 inches viewable
0.294 mm pixel pitch
Sync Input
Horizontal Freq.
Vertical Freq.
Input Form
Video Input
Signal Input
Input Form
Resolution
Max
Recommend
Plug&Play
DDC 2B
Power
Consumption
On Mode
Sleep Mode
Off Mode
Analog : 30 - 83 kHz (Automatic)
Digital : 30 - 71 kHz (Automatic)
56 - 75 Hz (Automatic)
Separate TTL, Positive/Negative
SOG (Sync On Green), Digital(HDCP)
15 pin D-Sub Connector
DVI - D connector (Digital)
RGB Analog (0.7 Vp-p/ 75 ohm), Digital
Analog : VESA 1280 x 1024 @75 Hz
Digital : VESA 1280 x 1024 @60 Hz
VESA 1280 x 1024 @60 Hz
:
:
≤
35 W(Typ.)
1 W(Typ.)
1W
Dimensions
&Weight
(Width)
Tilt/Height Range
Power Input
AC-DC Adapter
Environmental
Conditions
(Height)
(Height)
(Depth)
(Width)
(Depth)
Width x Height x Depth
[1] 40.94 cm(16.12 inches) x 52.82 cm(20.79 inches) x 30.32 cm(11.93 inches)
[2] 40.94 cm(16.12 inches) x 34.20 cm(13.46 inches) x 8.0 cm(3.15 inches)
Net
6.7 kg (14.77 lbs)
Tilt range
0˚~153˚
Height range
60 mm / 2.36 inches
Rotate
180˚clockwise
12V
3.0A
DVE, DSA-0421S-12 1 42 or Lien Chang, LCAP07F
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
A20
Specifications
Stand Base
Power cord
Attached ( O ), Detached (
)
Wall-outlet type or PC-outlet type
NOTE
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
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Specifications
Preset Modes (Resolution)
Display Modes (Resolution)
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
*12
**13
VGA
VGA
VGA
VESA
VESA
VESA
MAC
VESA
VESA
MAC
VESA
VESA
VESA
Horizontal Freq. (kHz)
Vertical Freq. (Hz)
31.469
31.468
31.469
37.500
37.879
46.875
49.725
48.363
60.023
68.681
61.805
63.981
79.976
70
70
60
75
60
75
75
60
75
75
65
60
75
640 x 350
720 x 400
640 x 480
640 x 480
800 x 600
800 x 600
832 x 624
1024 x 768
1024 x 768
1152 x 870
1152 x 900
1280 x 1024
1280 x 1024
* Recommend Mode
** Only Analog Mode
Indicator
MODE
On Mode
Sleep Mode
Off Mode
LED Color
blue
amber
Off
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Specifications
Signal Connector Pin Assignment
8
16
24
1
9
17
DVI-D Connector
Pin
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Signal(DVI-D)
Pin
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
T. M. D. S. Data2T. M. D. S. Data2+
T. M. D. S. Data2/4 Shield
T. M. D. S. Data4T. M. D. S. Data4+
DDC Clock
DDC Data
Analog Vertical Sync.
T. M. D. S. Data1T. M. D. S. Data1+
T. M. D. S. Data1/3 Shield
T. M. D. S. Data3T. M. D. S. Data3+
+5V Power
Ground (return for +5V,
Signal(DVI-D)
Hot Plug Detect
T. M. D. S. Data0T. M. D. S. Data0+
T. M. D. S. Data0/5 Shield
T. M. D. S. Data5T. M. D. S. Data5+
T. M. D. S. Clock Shield
T. M. D. S. Clock+
T. M. D. S. Clock-
H. Sync. and V. Sync.)
T. M. D. S. (Transition Minimized Differential Signaling)
A23
Specifications
Kensington Security Slot
Connected to a locking cable that can be purchased separately at most
computer stores.
A24
Digitally yours
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