Gateway FPD 1540 User Manual

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FPD 1540 Monitor

Operating

Maintaining

 

 

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Contents

 

Using Your FPD 1540 Monitor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Connecting the monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Starting the monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Adjusting monitor settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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External controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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OSD controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Software controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Video modes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Power management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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ENERGY STAR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Energy declaration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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No power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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No picture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Power button does not turn on the monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Image “ghosts” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Display colors are wrong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Picture has shadows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Color is not uniform . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Image is not sized or centered correctly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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The monitor has pixels that are always dark or too bright . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Environmental specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Safety, Regulatory, and Legal Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Using Your

FPD 1540

Monitor

The FPD 1540 monitor is a high-resolution color LCD with:

Over 16 million colors

Excellent contrast and legibility

Space-saving and lightweight design

Reduced power usage

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Connecting the monitor

To connect the monitor:

1 Position your computer and the monitor so you can easily reach the back panel of each.

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Make sure that your computer is turned off.

Remove the cable cover on the back of the monitor.

4 Lay the monitor face down. Avoid the scratching the screen by placing it on a towel or other non-abrasive surface.

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Connecting the monitor

5 Connect one end of the video cable to the video port on the back of the monitor.

6 Connect the power cord to the power connector on the back of the monitor.

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7 Connect the other end of the video cable to the video port on the back of your computer.

8 Plug the other end of the power cord into a grounded electrical outlet.

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Connecting the monitor

9 Thread the video cable and the power cord through the cable cover slot, then replace the cover.

 

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Starting the monitor

To start the monitor:

1 Press the power button on the front of the monitor.

Power Button

2 Turn on your computer.

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Starting the monitor

3 After your computer is running, the power LED on the monitor should be green.

Power LED

Allow about 10 seconds for the display image to appear. If the power LED is not green or you do not see a display image, check the connections. For more troubleshooting information, see “Troubleshooting” on page 21.

4 Adjust the tilt of the monitor for the best viewing angle.

5 Use the on-screen display (OSD) to adjust other monitor settings. For more information, see “Adjusting monitor settings” on page 8.

 

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Adjusting monitor settings

Use the external controls (located on the monitor itself) and software controls (accessible in Windows) to adjust the display image. For more information about software controls, see “Software controls” on page 14.

External controls

This monitor features an on-screen display (OSD) that lets you adjust and save contrast, brightness, and other settings. The monitor saves changes you make to the settings, even if you turn off the monitor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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