LG | E1943S-PF | LG E1943S-PF Owner’s Manual

ENGLISH
OWNER’S MANUAL
LCD MONITOR
Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and
retain it for future reference.
LCD MONITOR MODEL
E1943S
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. 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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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
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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Accessories
!!! Thank 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
15-pin D-Sub Signal Cable
(To set it up, this signal cable may be
attached to this product before
shipping out.)
or
Power Cord
AC-DC adapter
AC-DC adapter
(Depending on the country)
(Depending on the country)
NOTE
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.
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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.
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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.
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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˚
Do not touch or press the screen when
adjusting the angle of the monitor.
When adjusting the angle of the screen, do
not put your finger(s) in between the head of
the monitor and the stand body. You can
hurt your finger(s).
ERGONOMIC
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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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 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.
Wall-outlet type
Connect the signal
input cable and tighten
it up by turning in the
direction of the arrow
as shown in the figure.
A
OR
Wall-outlet type
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’ 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 function button to improve resolution.
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Control Panel Functions
Front Panel Controls
MENU Button
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.
MODE Button
Use this button to enter F-ENGINE, ORIGINAL RATIO,
PHOTO EFFECT menus.
For more information, refer to page 17.
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Control Panel Functions
AUTO Button
AUTO IMAGE ADJUSTMENT
When adjusting your display settings, always press
the AUTO button before 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
E1943S : 1360 x 768
EXIT Button
Exit the OSD(On Screen Display).
Power Button & Use this button to turn the display on or off.
Power Indicator
This Indicator lights up as red when the display is
operating normally(On Mode). If the display is in
Sleep Mode (Energy Saving), this indicator color
changes to flicker.
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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:
1
Press the discretionary Button, then the main menu of the OSD appears.
2
To access a control, use the corresponding Buttons.
3
Use the
Use the
4
Press the EXIT Button to exit from the OSD.
/ Buttons to adjust the image to the desired level.
Button to select other sub-menu items.
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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
Sub-menu
Description
PICTURE
BRIGHTNESS
CONTRAST
SHARPNESS
To adjust the brightness, contrast
and sharpness of the screen
COLOR
COLOR TEMP
(PRESET / USER)
To customize the color of the
screen
GAMMA
DISPLAY
OTHERS
HORIZONTAL
VERTICAL
To adjust the position of the
screen
CLOCK
PHASE
To improve the clarity and
stability of the screen
LANGUAGE
POWER INDICATOR
To customize the screen status
for a user's operating
environment
WHITE BALANCE
FACTORY RESET
MODE
NORMAL
MOVIE
INTERNET
DEMO
To select or customize desired
image settings
ORIGINAL
RATIO
WIDE
ORIGINAL
To adjust the image size
PHOTO
EFFECT
NORMAL
GAUSSIAN BLUR
SEPIA
MONOCHROME
F-ENGINE
To adjust the screen color mode
NOTE
The order of icons may differ depending on the model (12 to 20).
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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.
Menu Name
Submenus
Icons
Exit
Adjust (Decrease/Increase)
Select another sub-menu
Restart to select sub-menu
Button
Tip
NOTE
OSD (On Screen Display) menu languages on the monitor may differ from the manual.
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On Screen Display(OSD) Selection and Adjustment
Main menu
Sub menu
Description
BRIGHTNESS To adjust the brightness of the screen.
CONTRAST
To adjust the contrast of the screen.
SHARPNESS
To adjust the clearness of the screen.
EXIT : Exit
: Decrease
: Increase
: Select another sub-menu
: Restart to select sub-menu
COLOR TEMP
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.
USER
EXIT : Exit
: Decrease
: Increase
: Select another sub-menu
: Restart to select sub-menu
GREEN
Set your own green color levels.
BLUE
Set your own blue color levels.
GAMMA
Set your own gamma value. : 0 / 1 / 2
On the monitor, high gamma values
display whitish images and low
gamma values display blackish
images.
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On Screen Display(OSD) Selection and Adjustment
Main menu
Sub menu
Description
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.
EXIT : Exit
: Decrease
: Increase
PHASE
: Select another sub-menu
: Restart to select sub-menu
To adjust the focus of the display.
This item allows you to remove any
horizontal noise and clear or sharpen
the image of characters.
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On Screen Display(OSD) Selection and Adjustment
Main menu
Sub menu
Description
LANGUAGE
To choose the language in which the
control names are displayed.
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.
EXIT : Exit
WHITE
: Decrease
BALANCE
: Increase
: Select another sub-menu
: Restart to select sub-menu
FACTORY
RESET
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.
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.
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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 MODE Button, then the main menu of the OSD appears.
Menu Name
Submenus
Icons
Exit
Move
Select another sub-menu
Restart to select sub-menu
Button
Tip
NOTE
OSD (On Screen Display) menu languages on the monitor may differ from the manual.
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On Screen Display(OSD) Selection and Adjustment
Main menu
Sub menu
Description
NORMAL
Select this when you want to use the product
in the most general using environment.
MOVIE
Select this when you are watching a video or
movie.
INTERNET Select this when you are working on the
document (Word etc.)
DEMO
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.
EXIT : Exit
,
: Move
: Restart to select sub-menu
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On Screen Display(OSD) Selection and Adjustment
Main menu
Sub menu
WIDE
Description
Switch to full screen mode according to
input image signal.
ORIGINAL Change the input image signal ratio to
original.
* This function works only if input
resolution is lower than monitor ratio
(16:9).
EXIT : Exit
,
: Move
: Restart to select sub-menu
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On Screen Display(OSD) Selection and Adjustment
Main menu
Sub menu
NORMAL
Description
The PhotoEffect function is disabled.
GAUSSIAN This menu changes the screen to be more
colorful and smoother.
BLUR
SEPIA
This menu changes the screen to be
Sepia tone (brown color).
MONOCH This menu changed the screen to be
-ROME Gray tone(black-and-white Picture) .
EXIT : Exit
,
: Move
: Restart to select sub-menu
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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 indicator
light on?
• Press the Power button.
● 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.
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Troubleshooting
Display image is incorrect
● Display Position is
incorrect.
• Press the 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.
● On the screen
background, vertical
bars or stripes are
visible.
• Press the 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.
● Any horizontal noise
appearing in any
image or characters
are not clearly
portrayed.
• Press the 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).
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.
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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.
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Specifications
E1943S
Display
47.0 cm (18.5 inch) Flat Panel Active matrix-TFT LCD
Anti-Glare coating
Visible diagonal size : 47.0 cm
0.300 mm x 0.300 mm (Pixel pitch)
Sync Input
Horizontal Freq.
Vertical Freq.
Input Form
30 kHz to 61 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 2AB
Power
Consumption
On Mode
Sleep Mode
Off Mode
Dimensions
& Weight
With Stand
Width 44.90 cm (17.68 inch)
Height 36.08 cm (14.20 inch)
Depth 18.30 cm (7.20 inch)
:
≤
≤
19 W(Typ.)
1W
0.5 W
Weight(excl. packing)
Without Stand
Width 44.90 cm (17.68 inch)
Height 29.10 cm (11.46 inch)
Depth
5.56 cm (2.19 inch)
2.5 kg (5.62 lb)
Range
Tilt : -5˚ to 15˚
Power Input
12 V
AC-DC Adapter
Type ADS-24S-12 1224G*, manufactured by HONOR Electronic
or type MU24-B120200-xx, manufactured by LEADER Electronics
or type ADS-24NP-12-1 12024G, manufactured by HONOR Electronic
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
2.0 A
), Detached ( O )
NOTE
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
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Specifications
Preset Modes (Resolution)
E1943S
Display Modes (Resolution)
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
*9
Horizontal Freq. (kHz)
31.468
31.469
37.500
37.879
46.875
49.725
48.363
60.123
47.712
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
Vertical Freq. (Hz)
70
60
75
60
75
75
60
75
60
*Recommend Mode
Indicator
MODE
On Mode
Sleep Mode
Off Mode
LED Color
Red
Flicker
Off
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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.
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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.
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.
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Make sure to read the Safety Precautions
before using the product.
Keep the OWNER’S MANUAL(CD) in an
accessible place for furture reference.
The model and serial number of the SET is
located on the back or 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.
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