LG | 900B | LG 900B Owner’s Manual

Precautions
Important
This unit has been
engineered and manufactured to ensure your personal
safety, however 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.
On
Use
Safety
only the power cord supplied
cord, make
with the unit. In
you use another power
national standards if not being
case
by the applicable
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.
sure
that it is certified
The power supply cord is used as the main disconnect device. Ensure that the
socket-outlet is easily accessible after installation.
Operate the
this manual
monitor
or
listed
power source indicated in the specifications of
the monitor. If you are not sure what type of power supply
only from
on
a
you have in your home, consult with your dealer.
Overloaded AC outlets and extension cords
cords and broken
technician for
plugs. They may
replacement.
Do not
the Monitor.
Open
There
result in
are
a
dangerous. So
shock
or
are
frayed power
fire hazard. Call your service
serviceable components inside.
There are Dangerous High Voltages inside, even when the power is OFF.
Contact your dealer if the monitor is not operating properly.
are no user
To Avoid Personal
Do not
Use
place the
only a stand
Do not try to roll
Injury
:
monitor
sloping shelf unless properly secured.
recommended by the manufacturer.
a stand with small casters across thresholds or deep pile
on a
carpets.
To Prevent Fire
Always
or
Hazards:
turn the monitor OFF if you leave the room for more than a short
of time. Never leave the monitor ON when
period
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 a lightning storm or when the monitor is to be left unattended for an
extended period of time, unplug it from the wall outlet.
Do not bring magnetic devices such as magnets or motors near the picture
tube.
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On Installation
Do not allow
to rest upon or roll over the power
the monitor where the power cord is subject to damage.
Do not
use
anything
this monitor
sink, laundry tub, in
near
a wet
water such as near a
basement,
cord, and do not place
bathtub, washbowl, kitchen
swimming pool.
Monitors are provided with ventilation openings in the cabinet to allow the
of heat generated during operation. If these openings are blocked, built-up
or near a
release
heat
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
Cover the
openings
Place the monitor
On
built-in enclosure unless proper ventilation is
with cloth or other material.
a
near or over a
radiator
heat
source.
Cleaning
Unplug the monitor before cleaning
Use a slightly damp (not wet) cloth.
monitor
On
or
provided.
screen
the face of the monitor
Do not
because overspray may
use an
cause
aerosol
screen.
directly on
the
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 general model of connection. Your monitor may differ from the
items shown in the picture.
Slot
Hook
Latch
AA3
Hook
Connecting
Using
the Monitor
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 a simplified representation of the rear view.
This rear 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.
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Control Panel Functions
Front Panel Controls
MENU
SELECT
Control
Function
Power Button
Use this button to turn the monitor
Power
This Indicator
on or
off.
lights up green when the monitor
operates normally. If the monitor is in DPM
(Energy Saving) mode, this indicator color changes
(DPMS)
Indicator
to amber.
MENU
(or OSD)
Use this button to enter
Button
on screen
display.
Buttons
Use these buttons to choose
the
SELECT
exit the
or
(or SET)
on screen
screen
items in
adjust
display.
Use this button to enter
Button
or
a
selection in the
on
display.
Control
Direct Access Function
Button
Bring
up Contrast
Button
Bring
up
The Contrast and
On Screen
adjustment
Brightness adjustment
Brightness functions
Display (OSD) menu.
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are
also available in the
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,
making image adjustments.
follow these steps:
Case 1
Case 2
Press the MENU (or OSD) Button, then the main
menu
of the OSD
appears.
To
access a
becomes
control,
highlighted,
Use the
Accept
the
Buttons. When the icon you want
press the SELECT (or SET) Button.
use
the
or
Buttons to
changes by pressing
Exit the OSD
by Pressing
adjust
the item to the desired level.
the SELECT (or SET) Button.
the MENU (or OSD) 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
Main
Sub
menu
BRIGHTNESS/
CONTRAST
POSITION
SIZE
Reference
menu
Brightness
To
Contrast
contrast of the screen
V Position
To
H Position
screen
V Size
To
adjust the
To
adjust the shape
adjust the position
and
of the
size of the
screen
H Size
Tilt
SHAPE
adjust the brightness
of the
screen
Side Pincushion
S Pincushion Balance
Parallelogram
Trapezoid
H Corner
Top Corner
Bottom Corner
PRESET
COLOR
6500K
To customize the color of the
9300K
screen
Temp
R/G/B(User Color)
SETUP
Video Level
To customize the
Language
for
a
user's
screen
operating
status
environment
OSD Time
Degauss
SPECIAL
To
improve the clarity
stability of the screen
Recall
Reset
Moire
H Moire
V Moire
Convergence
Purity
:
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Adjustable
and
On Screen
Display(OSD)
Selection and
Adjustment
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.
You
were
introduced to the
NOTE
The order of icons may differ
To
depending
adjust the brightness and
OSD
on
the model
(A8~A11).
contrast of the
Adjust
screen
Description
Brightness
To adjust the brightness
of the
Contrast
To adjust the contrast of the
To
adjust the position of the
OSD
screen.
screen
Adjust
Description
Vertical Position
To move image up and down.
Horizontal Position
To move image left and
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screen.
right.
On Screen
To
Display(OSD)
adjust the
OSD
Selection and
size of the
Adjustment
screen
Adjust
Description
Vertical Size
To
adjust image height.
Horizontal Size
To
To
adjust the shape of the
OSD
adjust image width.
screen
Adjust
Description
Tilt
To correct
image
rotation.
Side Pincushion
To correct
the
a concave or convex
bowing
of
image.
Side Pincushion Balance
To correct the balance of both sides
bowing.
Parallelogram
To correctly adjust the
skew of the
image.
Trapezoid
To correct
H
geometric distortion.
Corner*
Top Corner*
Bottom Corner*
To correct
*
irregular distortion
displayed image.
This function is available for
designated
models
only.
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an
of the
On Screen
Display(OSD)
Selection and
To customize the color of the
OSD
Adjustment
screen
Adjust
Description
PRESET
6500K/ 9300K
Select the
?
6500K:
?
9300K:
color.
reddish white.
Slightly
Slightly
Select the
TEMP
screen
bluish white.
screen
temperature which you
among reddish
in between.
prefer
or
bluish
or
any color
RED
Set your
GREEN
own
color levels.
BLUE
To customize the
OSD
screen
status for
a
user's
Adjust
operating environment
Description
VIDEO LEVEL This item is used to select the monitor's
input signal
level. The normal level used for
most PCs is 0.7V.
If the
out
screen
or
becomes suddenly washed-
blurred, please select 1.0V and try
again.
LANGUAGE
To choose the
language in which the
control names are displayed.
OSD Menus are available in 11 languages:
English, German, French, Spanish, Italian,
Swedish, Finnish, Portuguese, Korean,
Chinese and Russian.
OSD TIME
Set the OSD time, i.e. the length of time a
menu will remain on-screen before it shuts
off automatically.
Adjust the time to 5, 10,
20, 30 or 60 seconds.
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On Screen
To
Display(OSD)
improve
OSD
the
Selection and
clarity
and
stability
Adjust
Adjustment
of the
screen
Description
DEGAUSS To
manually demagnetize the screen to
avoid showing incorrect images or colors.
RECALL
You
can use
modified
this function to reload the
parameters for screen display
operation, as specified by the user after
purchase: Position, Size, Side Pincushion,
Trapezoid (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
RESET
(or SET)
button.
Return to all
factory default settings except
"LANGUAGE": Brightness, Contrast, Tilt,
Color 9300K, Video
Level, OSD Time, Moire,
Purity (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
MOIRE
(or SET)
button.
This item allows you to reduce the degree of
moire. (Moire is caused by interference
Horizontal Scan Line with the
periodical dot
screen). It is normally OFF(H:0/V:0).
The moire adjustments may affect the focus
of the
screen.
Moire
adjustments may shake slightly while
the moire reduction function is
CONVER- This is to adjust the
GENCE* and blue fields.
*
This function is available for
designated
models
only.
PURITY*
A11
on.
alignment
Use to adjust the purity on the
if the color appears uneven.
of red
screen
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
mouse or
mode, try moving the
pressing any key on the keyboard to bring up
the screen.
Do you see an "OUT OF
FREQUENCY" message
on the screen?
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.
Do you see a "SELF
DIAGNOSITICS" message
on the screen?
This message appears when the signal cable between
your PC and your monitor is not connected. Check the
signal cable and try again.
The
screen
is
flickering.
Is the vertical frequency
less than 70Hz or is your
monitor set to the
interlaced mode?
Do you have any
magnetic material such
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.)
Remove
magnetic sources, such as power
adapters, speakers, or high-voltage lines, away from
adapter, or highvoltage line near to your
the 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.
as
monitor?
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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
or 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
performance.
Do you see a partial
blurring on the screen?
I
see an
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.
after-image
Do you see the after-image
even when you turn off
the monitor?
I
see waves on
the
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.
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.
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Specifications
Picture Tube
19 inches
(18.0
90
deflection
degree
inches
viewable)
0.26mm dot
pitch
ARAS(Anti-Reflective Anti-Static) coating
Sync Input
Video
Input
Resolution
Horizontal
30
Freq.
Vertical Freq.
Input Form
98kHz
Signal Input
(Automatic)
50 160Hz (Automatic)
Separate TTL, Positive/Negative
CompositeTTL, Positive/Negative
15 pin D-Sub Connector
Input Form
Separate, RGB Analog, 0.7Vp-p/75 ohm,
Max Flicker Free
VESA 1600
x
1200@75Hz
Recommend
VESA 1280
x
1024@85Hz
-
-
Plug&Play
DDC 2B
Power
Normal
Consumption
Stand-by/Suspend
≤
Power Off
≤3W
83W
8W
Dimensions
Width
44.80
cm
/ 17.6 inches
&Weight
(with tilt/ swivel
stand)
Height
Depth
45.40
cm
/ 17.9 inches
47.00
cm
/ 18.5 inches
Net
19.0
Power
Europe
AC 200-240V 50Hz 1.0A
Others
AC 100-240V 50/60Hz 2.0A
Input
kg (41.9 lbs)
The
products should be used according
requirements of each ID LABEL.
Environmental
Conditions
to the Power
Operating Conditions
0˚C to 40 ˚C
Temperature
Humidity
10 % to 90 %
non-Condensing
Storage Conditions
-20˚C to 60 ˚C
Temperature
5 % to 90 % non-Condensing
Humidity
Tilt/Swivel Stand
Attached(
),
Detached
(O)
Signal cable
Attached( O ),
Detached
(
Power cord
Wall-outlet type
Regulations
TCO99
or
)
PC-outlet type
NOTE
Information in this document is
Positive
subject
to
change without
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notice.
Preset Modes
1234
(Resolution)
VESA
640
x
480
43.269
85
VESA
800
x
600
53.674
85
VESA
1024
768
68.677
85
1024
91.146
85
VESA
1280
x
x
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