Gateway HD1700 User Manual

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HD1700 17-inch Widescreen LCD Monitor

USERGUIDE

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Contents

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

Connecting your monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Attaching the base . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Connecting video inputs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Connecting power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Connecting a security cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

Starting your monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Adjusting monitor settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Using the monitor buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 On-screen display options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Changing Windows screen settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Changing color depth and screen resolution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Power management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Energy declaration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Maintaining . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 No power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 No picture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Display colors are wrong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Picture has shadows or “ghosts” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Color is not uniform . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Image is not sized or centered correctly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Your monitor has pixels that are always dark or too bright . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Connecting a game console . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Video modes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

Safety, Regulatory, and Legal Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

Environmental information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

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Using Your Gateway

Flat-Panel Monitor

Connecting your monitor

Starting your monitor

Adjusting monitor settings

Changing Windows screen settings

Power management

Maintaining

Troubleshooting

Specifications

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Using Your Gateway Flat-Panel Monitor

Connecting your monitor

To set up your monitor, first unpack the box, unwrap the components, attach the base, then make your cable connections.

Attaching the base

To attach the base:

Place the monitor base on a table top, then slide the monitor neck down onto the base until it clicks into place. You may need to press the button on the base to let the monitor slide on smoothly.

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Connecting video inputs

To connect video sources to your monitor:

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

2If your computer has a digital video connector (DVI), connect a DVI video cable (not included) to the white connector on the display.

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Connect the blue VGA video cable to the blue VGA video connector on the display.

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.

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Connecting power

To connect power:

1Position your monitor so you can reach the back, then connect the power cord to the power connector under the back of your monitor.

2Plug the power cord into a correctly grounded power outlet. We recommend using a surge protector to protect your monitor from voltage spikes.

Connecting a security cable

You can secure your monitor to your computer desk (or to another heavy object) with a cable lock. To connect a cable lock, follow the cable lock’s instructions to connect it to the Kensington lock slot on the back of your monitor (cable lock not included).

Kensington lock slot

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