Gateway FPD1750 User Manual

1.23 Mb
Loading...

FPD1750 Monitor

User Guide

Contents

Using Your FPD 1750 Monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Connecting the monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Starting the monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Adjusting monitor settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 External controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 On-screen display options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Software controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Video modes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Power management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 ENERGY STAR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Energy declaration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 No power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 No picture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Display colors are wrong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Picture has shadows or “ghosts” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Color is not uniform . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Image is not sized or centered correctly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 The monitor has pixels that are always dark or too bright . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

Safety, Regulatory, and Legal Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

www.gateway.com

i

ii

www.gateway.com

Gateway

Using Your FPD 1750 Monitor

Connecting the monitor

Starting the monitor

Adjusting monitor settings

Maintenance and troubleshooting

Specifications

1

Connecting the monitor

To connect the monitor:

1

2

Position your computer and the monitor so you can reach the connections on each.

Lay the monitor on its back, then connect the power cord to the power connector under the bottom of the screen.

3 Connect the video cable to the blue video connector under the bottom of the screen.

4

5

Return the monitor to its upright position.

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

2

www.gateway.com

6 Plug the power cord into a correctly grounded electrical outlet.

 

 

 

www.gateway.com

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Starting the monitor

To start the monitor:

1 Press the power button on the front of monitor. The power LED on the power button turns on.

2

3

4

5

Power button

Turn on your computer.

After your computer is running, the power LED on the monitor’s power button should be blue. Allow about 10 seconds for the display image to appear. If the power LED is not blue or you do not see a display image, check the connections. For more troubleshooting information, see “Troubleshooting” on page 15.

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

After you see the Windows desktop, press the AUTO/SELECT button to automatically adjust your display image to the ideal settings.

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

Important When adjusting the monitor settings, always press the AUTO/SELECT button before entering the OSD. This will automatically adjust the display image to the ideal settings for the current screen resolution.

The best screen resolution is 1280 × 1024.

4

 

www.gateway.com

 

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 9.

External controls

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

LightView

Contrast

Brightness

 

Power button

button

buttons

 

buttons

 

and LED

 

MENU

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUTO/SELECT

 

 

button

 

 

 

 

 

 

button

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

www.gateway.com

5

LightView

Press to access the LightView menu and select a preset viewing mode. Preset modes include optimized settings for text, movies, or photos in either day or night ambient light levels.

MENU

Press to view the OSD. Press again to exit.

(Contrast)

OSD active: Press to select OSD options.

OSD inactive: Press to adjust the contrast.

(Brightness)

OSD active: Press to adjust OSD options.

OSD inactive: Press to adjust the brightness.

AUTO/SELECT

OSD active: Press to make a selection in the OSD.

OSD inactive: Press to automatically optimize the monitor’s image position, clock, and phase.

Power

Press this button to turn the monitor off and on.

On-screen display options

Adjusting OSD settings
To adjust the OSD settings:

1

Press the MENU button. The OSD menu opens.

2

Use the

and buttons to highlight a control, then press the AUTO/SELECT button.

3

Use the

buttons to adjust the control to the desired level.

4

Press the AUTO/SELECT button to return to the navigation bar on the left of the OSD.

5

When you have finished making all adjustments, press the MENU button to exit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

www.gateway.com

+ 22 hidden pages