eMachines E183HV Owner's Manual

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Flat Panel Monitor

User Guide

Contents

Using Your eMachines Flat-Panel Monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Unpacking the monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Setting up the monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Attaching the base . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Connecting cables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Connecting a security cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Turning on the monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Adjusting monitor settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Monitor buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 On-screen display options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Changing Windows screen settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Power management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Energy declaration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Maintaining . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 No power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 No picture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Display colors are wrong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Picture has shadows or “ghosts” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Color is not uniform . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Image is not sized or centered correctly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 The monitor has pixels that are always dark or too bright . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Connecting a game console . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Video modes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

Safety, Regulatory, and Legal Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

Recycling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16

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eMachines E183HV Owner's Manual

Using Your eMachines

Flat-Panel Monitor

Unpacking the monitor

Setting up the monitor

Turning on the monitor

Adjusting monitor settings

Power management

Maintaining

Troubleshooting

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Using Your eMachines Flat-Panel Monitor

Unpacking the monitor

Your monitor box should contain the following items:

Monitor (with neck attached)

Base (to connect to the neck)

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VGA cable (Option)

DVI cable (Option)

Audio cable (Option)

Power cord

If you are missing any items, call Customer Care.

Setting up the monitor

To set up the monitor, first attach the base, then connect cables.

Attaching the base

To attach the base:

Place the base on a table top, then press the base’s release button while you slide the monitor neck down onto the base.

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Connecting cables

To connect video and power cables:

1 Position your computer and the monitor so you can reach the back of each, then connect the blue VGA video cable to the blue VGA video connector under the back of the monitor.

2Connect Digital Cable (Only Dual-Input Model)

Position your computer and the monitor so you can reach the back of each, then connect the white DVI video cable to the white DVI video connector under the back of the monitor.

3Make sure that your computer is turned off, then connect the other end of the video cable to the matching video port on the back of your computer.

4Connect the power cord to the power connector under the back of the monitor.

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