ENGLISH OWNER’S MANUAL LED LCD MONITOR Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. LED LCD MONITOR MODEL E1600S www.lg.com 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. If you use another power cord, make sure that it is certified by the applicable national standards when not 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 appliance coupler is used as the disconnect device. Please make sure the device is installed near the wall outlet to which it is connected and that the outlet is easily accessible. 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. As long as this unit is connected to the AC wall outlet, it is not disconnected from the AC power source even if the unit is turned off. 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. 1 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. 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. Leaving a fixed image on the screen for a long time may cause damage to the screen and cause image burn-in. Make sure to use a screen saver on the product. Burn-in and related problems are not covered by the warranty on this product. Do not shock or scratch the front and sides of the screen with metallic objects. Otherwise, it may cause damage to the screen. Make sure the panel faces forward and hold it with both hands to move. If you drop the product, the damaged product can cause electric shock or fire. Contact an authorized the service center for repair. Avoid high temperatures and humidity. 2 Important Precautions 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. When cleaning the product, unplug the power cord and scrub gently with a soft cloth to prevent scratching. Do not clean with a wet cloth or spray water or other liquids directly onto the product. An electric shock may occur. (Do not use chemicals such as benzene, paint thinners or alcohol) Spray water onto a soft cloth 2 to 4 times, and use it to clean the front frame; wipe in one direction only. Too much moisture may cause staining. 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 (Only, Hg lamp used LCD Monitor) 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. 3 Accessories !!! Thank you for selecting LGE products !!! Please make sure the following items are included with your monitor. If any items are missing, contact your dealer. User's Guide/Cards Power Cord (Depending on the country) 15-pin D-Sub Signal Cable (To set it up, this signal cable may be attached to this product before shipping out.) IMPORTANT This accessories may look different from those shown here. User must use shielded signal interface cables (D-sub 15 pin cable) with ferrite cores to maintain standard compliance for the product. 4 Connecting the Display Before setting up the monitor, ensure that the power to the monitor, the computer system, and other attached devices are turned off. Connecting and Disassembling the stand 1. Place the monitor face down on the soft cloth. 2. Assemble the Stand Base into the Stand Body in the correct direction. Stand Body Stand Base 3. Turn the Stand Base Lock through 90˚ to fix the Stand Base to the Stand Body. Base Lock <Locked> 4. Once assembled, lift the monitor up carefully. 5 Connecting the Display 5. Turn the Stand Base Lock through 90˚ to separate the Stand Base from the Stand Body. <Unlocked> If you can't release the Stand Base even the Locking Knob is at a release position, Please push the indicated knob down and retry it. Locking Knob 6. Pull out the Stand Base to remove. IMPORTANT This picture depicts the general model of connection. Your monitor may differ from the items shown in the picture. Do not carry the product upside down holding only the stand base. The product may fall and get damaged or cause injury. 6 Connecting the Display Before setting up the monitor, ensure that the power to the monitor, the computer system, and other attached devices is turned off. Positioning your display -After installation, adjust the angle as shown below. 1. Adjust the position of the panel in various ways for maximum comfort. Tilt Range : -5˚ to 15˚ 15 -5 Do not touch or press the screen when adjusting the angle of the monitor. IMPORTANT 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. 7 Connecting the Display Connecting with the PC 1. Before setting up the monitor, ensure that the power to the monitor, the computer system, and other attached devices is turned off. and power cord of the signal cable. 2. Connect signal input cable 1 2 in order, then tighten the screw A Connect D-sub(Analog signal) Cable NOTE This is a simplified representation of the rear view. This rear view represents a general model; your display may differ from the view as shown. When using a D-Sub signal input cable connector for Macintosh Mac adapter : For older Apple Macintosh use, a separate plug adapter is needed to change the 15 pin high density (3 row) D-sub VGA connector on the supplied cable to a 15 pin 2 row connector. Varies according to model. Connect the signal input cable and tighten it up by turning in the direction of the arrow as shown in the figure. Wall-outlet type A PC 3. Press the power button on the front panel to turn the power on. When monitor power is turned on, the 'Self Image Setting Function' is executed automatically. Power Button 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. 8 Control Panel Functions Front Panel Controls 1 2 Button MENU Button 3 4 5 Use this button to enter 4:3 IN WIDE, PHOTO EFFECT menus. For more information, refer to page 13. Use this button to enter or exit the On Screen Display. OSD LOCKED/UNLOCKED This function allows you to lock the current control settings, so that they cannot be inadvertently changed. Press and hold the MENU button for several seconds. The message "OSD LOCKED" should appear. You can unlock the OSD controls at any time by pushing the MENU button for several seconds. The message "OSD UNLOCKED" should appear. 9 Control Panel Functions Buttons Use these buttons to select or adjust functions in the On Screen Display. Use this function to select optimal image conditions in accordance with the surrounding environment (Brightness, Image type). For more information, refer to page 14. AUTO/SET Button Use this button to enter a selection in the On Screen Display. AUTO IMAGE ADJUSTMENT When adjusting your display settings, always press the AUTO/SET button before entering the On Screen Display(OSD). (Only Analog Mode) This will automatically adjust your display image to the ideal settings for the current screen resolution size (display mode). The best display mode is 1360 x 768 Power Button & Power Indicator Use this button to turn the display on or off. The power indicator stays red if the display is running properly (On Mode). If the display is in Sleep Mode (Energy Saving), the power indicator is blinking red. 10 On Screen Display (OSD) Control Adjustment Screen Adjustment Making adjustments to the image size, position and operating parameters of the display is quick and easy with the On Screen Display Control system. A short example is given below to familiarize you with the use of the controls. The following section is an outline of the available adjustments and selections you can make using the OSD. To make adjustments in the On Screen Display, follow these steps: Pops up the menu screen Move where you want to adjust Select a menu icon Adjust the status Exit from the menu screen. 1 Press the MENU Button, then the main menu of the OSD appears. 2 To access a control, use the or Buttons. When the icon you want becomes highlighted, press the AUTO/SET Button. 3 Use the / Buttons to adjust the image to the desired level. Use the AUTO/SET Button to select other sub-menu items. 4 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. 11 On Screen Display(OSD) Selection and Adjustment The following table indicates all the On Screen Display control, adjustment, and setting menus. Main menu Sub-menu Description 4:3 IN WIDE PHOTO EFFECT To adjust the image size NORMAL To adjust the screen color mode GAUSSIAN BLUR SEPIA MONOCHROME F-ENGINE MOVIE To select or customize desired image settings INTERNET USER NORMAL DEMO PICTURE BRIGHTNESS CONTRAST GAMMA To adjust the brightness, contrast and gamma of the screen COLOR PRESET (sRGB / 6500K / 9300K) To customize the color of the screen RED GREEN BLUE TRACKING To adjust the position of the screen HORIZONTAL VERTICAL CLOCK To improve the clarity and stability of the screen PHASE SHARPNESS SETUP LANGUAGE OSD POSITION (HORIZONTAL / VERTICAL) WHITE BALANCE POWER INDICATOR FACTORY RESET To customize the screen status for a user's operating environment NOTE The order of icons may differ depending on the model (12 to 18). 12 On Screen Display(OSD) Selection and Adjustment The following OSD screen will appear when you press the the front of the monitor. button on MENU : Exit : Move SET : Select Main menu 4:3 IN WIDE Description To select the image size of the screen. WIDE • WIDE • 4:3 PHOTO EFFECT 4:3 : Switch to full screen mode according to input image signal. : Change the input image signal ratio to 4:3. To select the color effects of the screen. • NORMAL The PhotoEffect function is disabled. • GAUSSIAN BLUR Use the AUTO/SET button to go to sub-menu. This menu changes the screen to be more colorful and smoother. • SEPIA This menu changes the screen to be Sepia tone (brown color). • MONOCHROME This menu changed the screen to be Gray scale(black-and-white Picture) . NORMAL 13 GAUSSIAN BLUR SEPIA MONOCHROME On Screen Display(OSD) Selection and Adjustment The following OSD screen will appear when you press the button on the front of the monitor.This feature lets you easily select the best desired image condition optimized to the environment (ambient illumination, image types etc). Menu Name Icons MENU : Save & Exit , : Move Sub-menu Name F-ENGINE Active state Inactive state When the F-ENGINE is executed, the screen is split to show the effects of the selected function. The active state is to the left and the inactive state is to the right side of the screen. Select the function you want and press the [MENU] button to save the setting. Main menu Sub menu MOVIE Description For moving images in videos or movies. INTERNET For text images (Word processing etc.). USER To adjust the USER sub-menu function, press the AUTO/SET Button USER You can manually adjust ACE or RCM. You can save or restore the adjusted value even when using a different condition. • ACE (Adaptive Clarity Enhancer): Selects the clarity mode. Not applied Weak clarity and luminosity contrast. Strong clarity and luminosity contrast. • RCM (Real Color Management): Selects the color mode. Not applied MENU : Exit : Decrease : Increase SET : Select another sub-menu NORMAL DEMO Green enhance Salmon color tone Color Enhance This is under normal operating conditions. * Normal mode is when f-ENGINE is turned off. This is used for advertising in the store. The screen will be divided to show the standard mode on the left and video mode on the right so that the consumers can check the difference after applying the video mode. 14 On Screen Display(OSD) Selection and Adjustment You were introduced to the procedure of selecting and adjusting an item using the OSD system. Listed below are the icons, icon names, and icon descriptions of the all items shown on the Menu. Press the MENU Button, then the main menu of the OSD appears. Main Menu MENU : Exit : Adjust (Decrease/Increase) SET : Enter : Select another sub-menu Button Tip : Restart to select sub-menu Menu Name Submenus Icons NOTE OSD (On Screen Display) menu languages on the monitor may differ from the manual. 15 On Screen Display(OSD) Selection and Adjustment Main menu Sub menu 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 / 0 / 50 On the monitor, high gamma values display whitish images and low gamma values display blackish images. MENU : Exit : Decrease : Increase SET : Select another sub-menu COLOR PRESET Select the screen color. • 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. GREEN Set your own green color levels. MENU : Exit BLUE : Decrease : Increase SET : Select another sub-menu Set your own blue color levels. 16 On Screen Display(OSD) Selection and Adjustment Main menu Sub menu Description TRACKING HORIZONTAL To move image left and right. VERTICAL To move image up and down. CLOCK To minimize any vertical bars or stripes visible on the screen background. The horizontal screen size will also change. PHASE To adjust the focus of the display. This item allows you to remove any horizontal noise and clear or sharpen the image of characters. MENU : Exit : Decrease SHARPNESS : Increase SET : Select another sub-menu 17 To adjust the clearness of the screen. On Screen Display(OSD) Selection and Adjustment Main menu Sub menu Description SETUP MENU : Exit : Adjust : Adjust SET : Select another sub-menu LANGUAGE To choose the language in which the control names are displayed. OSD POSITION To adjust position of the OSD window on the screen. WHITE BALANCE If the output of the video card is different the required specifications, the color level may deteriorate due to video signal distortion. Using this function, the signal level is adjusted to fit into the standard output level of the video card in order to provide the optimal image. Activate this function when white and black colors are present in the screen. POWER INDICATOR Use this function to set the power indicator on the front side of the monitor to ON or OFF. If you set OFF, it will go off. If you set ON at any time, the power indicator will automatically be turned on. FACTORY RESET Restore all factory default settings except "LANGUAGE." Press the , buttons to reset immediately. NOTE If this does not improve the screen image, restore the factory default settings. If necessary, execute the WHITE BALANCE function again. This function will be enabled only when the input signal is an analog signal. 18 Troubleshooting Check the following before calling for service. No image appears ● Is the power cord of the • Check and see if the power cord is connected properly to the power outlet. display connected? ● Is the power indicator light on? • Press the Power button. ● Is the power on and the • Adjust the brightness and the contrast. power indicator red? ● Is the power indicator blinking? • If the display is in power saving mode, try moving the mouse or pressing any key on the keyboard to bring up the screen. • Try to turn on the PC. ● Do you see an "OUT OF • This message appears when the signal from the PC (video card) is out of horizontal or vertical RANGE" message on frequency range of the display. See the the screen? 'Specifications' section of this manual and configure your display again. ● Do you see a "CHECK SIGNAL CABLE" message on the screen? • This message appears when the signal cable between your PC and your display is not connected. Check the signal cable and try again. Do you see a "OSD LOCKED" message on the screen? ● Do you see “OSD LOCKED” when you push MENU button? • You can secure the current control settings, so that they cannot be inadvertently changed. You can unlock the OSD controls at any time by pushing the MENU button for several seconds: the message “OSD UNLOCKED” will appear. 19 Troubleshooting Display image is incorrect ● Display Position is incorrect. • Press the AUTO/SET button to automatically adjust your display image to the ideal setting. If the results are unsatisfactory, adjust the image position using the H position and V position icon in the on screen display. ● On the screen background, vertical bars or stripes are visible. • Press the AUTO/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 in 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 in the on screen display. • Check Control Panel --> Display --> Settings and adjust the display to the recommended resolution or adjust the display image to the ideal setting. Set the color setting higher than 24 bits (true color). IMPORTANT Check Control Panel --> Display --> Settings and see if the frequency or the resolution were changed. If yes, readjust the video card to the recommend resolution. If the recommended resolution (optimal resolution) is not selected, letters may be blurred and the screen may be dimmed, truncated or biased. Make sure to select the recommend resolution. The setting method can differ by computer and O/S (Operation System), and resolution mentioned above may not be supported by the video card performance. In this case, please ask to the computer or the video card manufacturer. 20 Troubleshooting Display image is incorrect ● The screen color is mono or abnormal. • Check if the signal cable is properly connected and use a screwdriver to fasten if necessary. • Make sure the video card is properly inserted in the slot. • Set the color setting higher than 24 bits (true color) at Control Panel - Settings. ● The screen blinks. • Check if the screen is set to interlace mode and if yes, change it to the recommend resolution. Do you see an "Unrecognized monitor, Plug&Play (VESA DDC) monitor found" message? ● Have you installed the display driver? • Be sure to install the display driver from the display driver CD (or diskette) that comes with your display. Or, you can also download the driver from our web site: http://www.lg.com. • Make sure to check if the video card supports Plug&Play function. 21 Specifications Display 39.49 cm (15.6 inch ) Flat Panel Active matrix-TFT LCD Anti-Glare coating Visible diagonal size : 39.49 cm 0.252 mm x 0.252 mm (Pixel pitch) Sync Input Horizontal Freq. Vertical Freq. Input Form 30 kHz to 83 kHz (Automatic) 56 Hz to 75 Hz (Automatic) Separate Sync. Video Input Signal Input Input Form 15 pin D-Sub Connector RGB Analog (0.7 Vp-p / 75 ohm) Resolution Max Recommend VESA 1360 x 768 @ 60 Hz VESA 1360 x 768 @ 60 Hz Plug&Play DDC 2B Power Consumption On Mode Sleep Mode Off Mode Dimensions & Weight With Stand Width 38.88 cm (15.30 inch) Height 32.43 cm (12.76 inch) Depth 18.30 cm ( 7.20 inch) : ≤ ≤ 15 W(Typ.) 1W 0.5 W Weight(excl. packing) Without Stand Width 38.88 cm (15.30 inch) Height 31.97 cm (12.58 inch) Depth 7.44 cm ( 2.92 inch) 2.2 kg (4.85 lb) Range Tilt : -5˚ to 15˚ Power Input AC 100-240 V~ 50 / 60 Hz 0.8 A Environment al Conditions 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 Stand Base Attached ( Power cord Wall-outlet type ), Detached ( O ) NOTE Information in this document is subject to change without notice. 22 Specifications Preset Modes (Resolution) Display Modes (Resolution) Horizontal Freq. (kHz) Vertical Freq. (Hz) 720 x 400 640 x 480 640 x 480 800 x 600 800 x 600 832 x 624 1024 x 768 1024 x 768 1360 x 768 31.468 31.469 37.500 37.879 46.875 49.725 48.363 60.123 47.712 70 60 75 60 75 75 60 75 60 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 *9 *Recommend Mode Indicator MODE On Mode Sleep Mode Off Mode LED Color Red Red Blinking Off 23 Installing the Wall mount plate This monitor satisfies the specifications of the Wall mount plate or the interchange device. 1. Place the monitor face down on the soft cloth. 2. Turn the Stand Base Lock through 90˚ to separate the Stand Base from the Stand Body. <Unlocked> If you can't release the Stand Base even the Locking Knob is at a release position, Please push the indicated knob down and retry it. Locking Knob 3. Pull out the Stand Base to remove. 24 Installing the Wall mount plate 4. Install the Wall mount plate. Wall mount plate(Separate purchase) This is stand-type or wall mount type and is connectable with Wall mount plate. Please refer to the installation guide for more details, which is provided when Wall mount plate is purchased. LG recommends that wall mounting be performed by a qualified professional installer. Wall Mount pad < Screw Mounting Interface Dimension > Hole spacing : 75 mm x 75 mm Kensington Security Slot Connected to a locking cable that can be purchased separately at most computer stores. NOTE VESA compatible only with respect to screw mounting interface dimensions and mounting screw specifications Please use VESA standard as below. * 784.8 mm and under (30.9 inch) - Wall Mount Pad Thickness : 2.6 mm - Screw : 4.0 mm x Pitch 0.7 mm x Length 10 mm * 787.4 mm and above (31.0 inch) - Please use VESA standard wall mount pad and screws. 25 Make sure to read the Safety Precautions before using the product. Keep the OWNER’S MANUALCD) in an accessible place for furture reference. The model and serial number of the SET is located on the back and one side of the SET. Record it below should you ever need service. MODEL SERIAL ENERGY STAR is a set of power-saving guidelines issued by the U.S.Environmental Protection Agency(EPA). As an ENERGY STAR Partner LGE U. S. A.,Inc. has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency.