LG | 500EK | LG 500EK Owner’s Manual

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 monitor, observe the following basic rules for its
installation, use, and servicing. Keep it in an accessible place for future
however
reference.
On
Use
Safety
power cord supplied with the unit. In case you use another power
that it is certified by the applicable national standards if not being
only the
cord, make
sure
provided by the supplier. If the
manufacturer
power cable is faulty in any way, please contact the
the nearest authorized repair service provider for a replacement.
or
The power supply cord is used as the main disconnect device. Ensure that the
socket-outlet is easily accessible after installation.
a power source indicated in the specifications of
the monitor. If you are not sure what type of power supply
you have in your home, consult with your dealer.
Operate
the monitor
this manual
or
listed
only from
on
Overloaded AC outlets and extension cords
cords and broken
plugs. They
technician for replacement.
Hands must be
Do not
It
dry when holding the
damage the
can cause
Make
may result in
fire
sure to
or
power cord by
electric shock.
completely insert the
are
a
power
dangerous. So are frayed
shock
plug
or
to avoid an electric shock.
disassembling, bending, pulling
power
power
fire hazard. Call your service
or
plug. Insecure connections
heating
can cause
fire.
Do not
Open
the Monitor.
There
are no user
There
are
serviceable components inside.
Dangerous High Voltages inside, even when the power is OFF.
Contact your dealer if the monitor is not operating properly.
To Avoid Personal
Injury
:
on a sloping shelf unless properly secured.
place
a
stand
recommended
only
by the manufacturer.
Do not try to roll a stand with small casters across thresholds or deep pile
Do not
Use
carpets.
the monitor
up.
To Prevent Fire
or
Hazards:
turn the monitor OFF if you leave the room for more than a short
Always
period
of time. Never leave the monitor ON when leaving the house.
Keep children from dropping or pushing objects into the monitor's cabinet
openings. Some internal parts
carry hazardous voltages.
Do not add accessories that have not been designed for this monitor.
During
lightning storm or when the monitor is to be left unattended for an
period of time, unplug it from the wall outlet.
bring magnetic devices such as magnets or motors near the picture
a
extended
Do not
tube.
On Installation
Do not allow anything to rest upon or roll over the power cord, and do not
the monitor where the power cord is subject to damage.
Do not
use
this monitor
sink, laundry tub, in
near water
such
basement,
as near a
place
bathtub, washbowl, kitchen
swimming pool.
Monitors 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 monitor on a bed, sofa, rug,
can cause
etc.
Place the monitor in
a
built-in enclosure unless proper ventilation is
Cover the openings with cloth or other material.
Place the monitor near or over a radiator or heat
Do not install the monitor in
On
a
dusty area. It
provided.
source.
can cause
fire.
Cleaning
Unplug the monitor before cleaning the face of the monitor screen.
Use a slightly damp (not wet) cloth. Do not use an aerosol directly on the
monitor
On
screen
because overspray may
cause
electrical shock.
Repacking
Do not throw away the carton and packing materials. They make an ideal
container in which to transport the unit. When shipping the unit to another
location, repack it in its original material.
Connecting
the Monitor
Before
setting up the monitor, ensure that the power is turned off to the
monitor, computer system, and other attached devices.
Carefully set the monitor face-down with the underside facing you.
Connecting the Tilt/Swivel stand
1. Align the hooks on the tilt/swivel
stand with the
matching slots
in the base of
the monitor.
2.
3.
Insert the hooks into slots.
Slide the tilt/swivel stand toward the front of the monitor until the latches click
into the locked position.
NOTE
This illustration depicts the
items shown in the picture.
general
model of connection. Your monitor may differ from the
Slot
Hook
Latch
A3
Hook
the Monitor
Connecting
Using the Computer
1. Connect the signal cable. When mated, tighten the thumbscrews to secure the
connection.
2. Connect the power cord into a properly power outlet that is easily accessible and
close to the monitor.
NOTE
This is
This
a
rear
simplified representation of the rear view.
view represents a general model; your monitor
may differ from the view as shown.
Signal Cable
Power Cord
Attached Type*
Wall-outlet
type*
Detached Type*
*
PC-outlet
Varies according to model.
type*
PC
MAC
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.
A4
Control Panel Functions
Front Panel Controls
MENU
SELECT
Control
Power Button
Power
(DPMS)
Indicator
Function
Use this button to turn the monitor
This Indicator
lights
on or
off.
up green when the monitor
operates normally. If the monitor 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
SELECT Button
on screen
Use this button to enter
screen
display.
A5
or
adjust
items in
display.
a
selection in the
on
On Screen
Screen
Display (OSD) Control Adjustment
Adjustment
Making adjustments to the image size, position and operating parameters of
the monitor is quick and easy with the On Screen Display Control system. A
short example is quick and easy 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 monitor to stabilize for at least 30 minutes before
To make
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 Button.
Buttons to
adjust the item
to the desired level.
Accept the changes by pressing the SELECT Button.
Exit the OSD
by Pressing the MENU Button.
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On Screen
Display(OSD) Selection
and
Adjustment
following table indicates all the On Screen Display control, adjustment,
and setting menus.
The
Icon
Main
Icon
menu
Main
menu
Corner*
Contrast
Bottom
Brightness
H
H Position
H Moire
H Size
V Moire
V Position
COLOR
Corner*
V Size
9300
6500
Tilt*
Pincushion
Pin Balance
Recall
Parallelogram
Reset
Trapezoid
Language
Top Corner*
OSD Time
Video Level
:
Adjustable
Degauss
Information
Exit*
NOTE
The order of icons may differ
*
depending on the model (A7~A10).
designated models only.
This function is available for
A7
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.
Icon
Sub
Description
menu
To
adjust
the contrast of the
To
adjust
the
To
move
To
adjust image
To
move
To
adjust image height.
screen.
CONTRAST
brightness
of the
screen.
BRIGHTNESS
image
left and
right.
H POSITION
width.
H SIZE
image
up and down.
V POSITION
V SIZE
To correct
image
rotation.
To correct
a concave or convex
TILT*
PINCUSHION
image.
bowing
To correct the balance of both sides
of the
bowing.
PIN BALANCE
To
correctly adjust
the skew of the
PARALLELOGRAM
To correct
geometric
TRAPEZOID
A8
distortion.
image.
On Screen
Display(OSD) Selection
Icon
Sub
To correct
irregular
distortion of the
displayed
an
irregular
distortion of the
displayed
an
irregular
distortion of the
displayed
image.
CORNER*
To correct
H CORNER
an
image.
CORNER*
BOTTOM
Adjustment
Description
menu
To correct
TOP
and
*
image.
This item allows you to reduce the degree of moire.
(Moire is caused by interference Horizontal Scan
H MOIRE
Line with the periodical
OFF(H:0/V:0).
The moire adjustments
V MOIRE
screen.
dot
screen).
adjustments may shake
moire reduction function is on.
COLOR
Slightly
bluish white.
6500
Slightly
reddish white.
Select the
screen
among reddish
Set your
?OK
?
RECALL
CANCEL
You
own
can use
for screen
or
normally
may affect the focus of the
Moire
9300
It is
slightly
while the
temperature which you prefer
bluish
or
any color in between.
color levels.
this function to reload the modified
display operation,
as
parameters
specified by the user after
purchase: Position, Size, Side Pincushion, Side Pincushion
Balance, Parallelogram, Trapezoid, Top Corner, Bottom
Corner (These recalled options may differ depending on the
mode selected: Preset, User, or New).
If you don't want to recall the monitor to these
modified settings, use the
button to select
CANCEL and then press the SELECT button.
A9
On Screen
Display(OSD) Selection
Icon
Sub
?
CANCEL
RESET
Adjustment
Description
menu
?OK
and
Return to all
factory default settings except "LANGUAGE":
Brightness, Contrast, Tilt, Color 9300, Video Level, OSD
Time, Moire (These reset options may differ depending on
the mode selected: Preset, User, or New).
If you don't want to reset the monitor, use the
button to select CANCEL and then press
the SELECT button.
To choose the
are
OSD Menus
LANGUAGE
language
in which the control
names
displayed.
are
available in 12
languages: English,
German, French, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Finnish,
Portuguese, Korean, Chinese Russian and Polish.
,
OSD TIME
?5
Set the OSD
?10
will remain
?20
?30
time, i.e. the length of time
on-screen
automatically. Adjust
a menu
before it shuts off
the time to 5, 10, 20, 30
or
60
seconds.
?60
?
0.7V
This item is used to select the monitor's
?
1.0V
level. The normal level used for most PCs is 0.7V.
VIDEO LEVEL
If the
screen
becomes
suddenly
input signal
washed-out
or
blurred, please select 1.0V and try again.
To
manually demagnetize the screen
showing incorrect images or colors.
DEGAUSS
?
PRESET MODE
?
USER MODE
To inform
users
of
preset and
user
INFORMATION
To exit from current OSD
EXIT
*
A10
menu.
to avoid
mode data.
Troubleshooting
Check the
No
following before calling for service.
image
appears
Is the power cord of the
monitor connected?
Check and see if the power cord is connected properly to
the power outlet.
Is the power indicator light
on?
Press the Power button.
Is the power on and the
power indicator green?
Adjust the brightness and the contrast.
Is the power indicator
amber?
If the monitor is in power saving mode, try moving the
mouse or pressing any key on the keyboard to bring up
the screen.
Do you see an "OUT OF
This message appears when the signal from the PC
(video card) is out of horizontal or vertical frequency
range of the monitor. See the 'Specifications' section of
this manual and configure your monitor again.
FREQUENCY" message
on
the screen?
Do you see a "SELF
DIAGNOSITICS" message
on the screen?
The
screen
is
This message appears when the signal cable between
your PC and your monitor is not connected. Check the
signal cable and try again.
flickering.
Is the vertical frequency
less than 70Hz or is your
monitor set to the
interlaced mode?
Set the vertical frequency to 72Hz or higher, and
consult the video card user manual for instructions on
converting to a non-interlaced mode.
(You can set this option under the Display icon of the
Control Panel.)
Do you have any
Remove magnetic sources, such as power
adapters, speakers, or high-voltage lines, away from
magnetic material such
as adapter, or highvoltage line near to your
the monitor.
monitor?
Do you hear a "~ding"
sound while the monitor
is flickering?
Use the normal degaussing function. This function
clears the screen and reduces any screen blur that
may occur due to the surrounding magnetic field. The
screen may flicker for about 5 seconds, accompanied
by a "~ding"sound.
A11
Troubleshooting
The
screen
color is not normal.
Do you see basic
discoloration (16 colors)?
Set the color depth to 256 colors or higher: use 'Control
Panel'
'Display' 'Settings' 'Color Palette'
Is the screen color unstable
monochrome?
Check the connection of the signal cable. Or pull out the
video card of the PC and insert it again.
Do you see black dots on
the screen?
This is due to a small amount of foreign or abnormally
florescent material that became fastened on the mask
during manufacturing. It will not affect product
Do you see a partial
blurring on the screen?
This happens due to interference from surrounding
magnetic fields, as created when speakers, steel
structures, or high-voltage lines are placed near the
monitor. Remove any such materials from the
immediate vicinity and use the DEGAUSS icon on the
screen adjustment menu to fix the screen.
or
performance.
I
see an
after-image
Do you see the after-image
even when you turn off
the monitor?
on
the
screen.
A premature aging of the monitor pixels may cause the
prolonged display of a single image on the screen. Be
sure
to
use a screen saver to
maximize the service life of
the monitor.
I
see waves on
the
screen.
Do you see the wave
directly on the screen?
This occurs in inverse proportion to the screen focus,
which can be caused by a particular frequency or video
card. Brighten the screen and use the 'MOIRE' icon on
the screen adjustment menu to adjust the screen.
Have you installed the monitor driver?
Have you installed the
monitor driver?
Be sure to install the monitor driver from the monitor
driver CD (or diskette) that comes with your monitor. Or,
you can also download the driver from our web site:
http://www.lge.com.
A12
Specifications
Picture Tube
15 inches (14.0 inches viewable)
90
degree deflection
pitch
0.28mm dot
500E
Sync Input
:
AGAS(Anti-Glare Anti-Static) coating
Horizontal
30
Freq.
Vertical
Video
Input
Resolution
Plug&Play
-
54kHz (Automatic)
120Hz (Automatic)
Freq.
Input Form
Signal Input
50
Input Form
Separate, RGB Analog, 0.7Vp-p/75 ohm,
Max
VESA 1024
Recommend
VESA 800
-
Separate TTL, Positive/Negative
15 pin D-Sub Connector
x
x
768 @60Hz
600 @85Hz
DDC 2B
63W
Power
Normal
Consumption
Stand-by/Suspend
≤ 15W
DPM Off
≤5W
Dimensions
Width
35.6
cm
&Weight
(with tilt/ swivel
stand)
Height
Depth
37.1
cm
39.5
cm
Net
11.5
kg (25.3 lbs)
Power
AC 100-240V~50/60Hz 1.5A
Input
Environmental
Conditions
/ 14.0 inches
/ 14.6 inches
/ 15.5 inches
Operating Conditions
0˚C to 40 ˚C
Temperature
10 % to 90 % non-Condensing
Humidity
Storage Conditions
-20˚C to 60 ˚C
Temperature
5 % to 90 % non-Condensing
Humidity
Tilt/Swivel Stand
Signal
cable
), Detached ( O )
Attached(
Attached( O ), Detached (
Power cord
Wall-out type
Regulations
500E:MPRII
or
)
PC-outlet type
500G:Non MPR
NOTE
Information in this document is
subject to change without
A13
notice.
Positive
Preset Modes
VESA
1234
(Resolution)
640
VESA
640
VESA
800
VESA
1024
480
31.47
60
x
480
37.50
75
x
600
53.68
85
48.16
60
x
x
768
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