Benq FP731 User Manual

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LCD Color Monitor

17.0" (43.2 cm) LCD Panel Size User’s Manual


i Copyright

Copyright © 2003 by BENQ Corporation. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system or translated into any language or computer language, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, magnetic, optical, chemical, manual or otherwise, without the prior written permission of BENQ Corporation.

ii Disclaimer

BENQ Corporation makes no representations or warranties, either expressed or implied, with respect to the contents hereof and specifically disclaims any warranties, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. Further, BENQ Corporation reserves the right to revise this publication and to make changes from time to time in the contents hereof without obligation of BENQ Corporation to notify any person of such revision or changes.

Please follow these safety instructions for best performance, and long life for your monitor

iii Power Safety

The AC plug isolates this equipment from the AC supply.

The power supply cord serves as a power disconnect device for pluggable equipment. The socket outlet should be installed near the equipment and be easily accessible.

This product should be operated from the type of power indicated on the marked label. If you are not sure of the type of power available, consult your dealer or local power company.

iv Care And Cleaning

Cleaning. Always unplug your monitor from the wall outlet before cleaning. Clean the LCD monitor surface with a lint-free,non-abrasivecloth. Avoid using any liquid, aerosol or glass cleaners.

Slots and openings on the back or top of the cabinet are for ventilation. They must not be blocked or covered. Your monitor should never be placed near or over a radiator or heat source, or in a built-ininstallation unless proper ventilation is provided.

Never push objects or spill liquid of any kind into this product.


Do not attempt to service this product yourself, as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltages or other risks. If any of the above mentioned misuse or other accident such as dropping or mishandling occurs, contact qualified service personnel for servicing.


i Table of contents

5Getting started

6Getting to know your Monitor

6 Front View

6Back View (1)

7Back View (2): Locations of plugs & sockets

8How to install your monitor hardware

9Detach the base

10How to install your monitor’s software

37 Choosing the best picture resolution

39 How to choose the right Refresh Rate

41How to set the Picture Optimization

42How to adjust your Monitor

42A Look at the Control Panel

42Hot Key Mode

43Main Menu Mode

50 Troubleshooting

50Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

51Need More Help?

52Supported operating modes


Table of contents


4 Table of contents

1 Getting started

When unpacking please check you have the following items. If they are missing or are damaged, please immediately contact the dealer at which you purchased the goods.

BenQ LCD Monitor

Quick Start Guide


Power cord

Getting started


2 Getting to know your Monitor

Front View

Back View (1)

6 Getting to know your Monitor

Back View (2): Locations of plugs & sockets

Getting to know your Monitor


3 How to install your monitor hardware

Make sure that the computer and monitor’s power are both turned off. Please follow these five steps to install your LCD monitor.

1.Pull the base all the way back. Do not insert your fingers into the seam between base and monitor while installing the display.

2.Place the monitor into the base plate until it locks into place. There will be a clicking sound.

3. Connect the power cord to your monitor.

8 How to install your monitor hardware

4.Connect the other end of signal cable to the signal connector of your computer.

5. Connect power cord to an AC power socket.

Detach the base

Pull the clip back and detach the base plate.

How to install your monitor hardware


4 How to install your monitor’s software

You need to set up the correct monitor driver to suit your operating system.

To set up Windows 95, start on this page.

Windows 98, turn to page 15.

Windows 2000, turn to page 20.

Windows ME turn to page 27.

Windows XP turn to page 33.

Windows 95. The first time you start Windows with a new monitor, the system will detect it and automatically install the driver for plug and play displays. To install the current driver from CD, proceed as follows:

1.Insert “BenQ LCD MonitorCD-ROMinto yourCD-ROMDriver.

2.Click “Start” then “Settings”.

10 How to install your monitor’s software