IBM L191p User Manual

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IBM ThinkVision™ L191p Monitor

L191p

User's Guide

 

English

First Edition (May /2004)

Note: For important information, refer to the Monitor Safety and Warranty manual that comes with this monitor.

Contents

Safety (Read first) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

Setting up the monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Product Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Handling Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Workplace Preparation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Adjusting the Monitor Position . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Working Practices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Caring for your Monitor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Connecting your Monitor for Analog. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Connecting your Monitor for Digital . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Switching on your Monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

Device Driver Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

Windows XP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

Windows Millennium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

Windows 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Windows 98 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Windows 95 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

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Auto Image Setup (Analog Only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Auto Image Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Auto Image Setup for DOS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Auto Image Setup for Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000

 

Windows NT, Windows Me or Windows XP. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Manual Image Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

Adjusting Your LCD Monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

User controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 On-screen display (OSD) controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

Further Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

Display modes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

Power Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

Product Disposal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

Further Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

Service Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

Notices and Trademarks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

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Setting up the monitor

Product Description

The IBM ThinkVision L191p Monitor works with a computer with a suitable on-board sub-system or Video Adapter card that can support SXGA 1280 x 1024, XGA 1024 x 768, SVGA 800 x 600, or VGA 640 x 480 at 60 Hz.

In addition to your monitor, your option package includes the followings:

User's Guide and Installation Files CD

Monitor Warranty and Safety manual

IBM ThinkVision L191p Monitor Setup Guide

Power Cord

IBM ThinkVision L191 p Monitor

Analog Interface Cable - Attached to Monitor

Digital Interface Cable - Detached from Monitor

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Handling Instructions

Do not support the monitor

1. Remove the shipping clip for cable as shown below.

within the screen area. The

 

Liquid Crystal Display is

 

glass and can be damaged

 

by rough handling or

 

excessive pressure.

 

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2.Lift the monitor by placing your hands where indicated below.

3.Before using your monitor for the first time, remove the clear protective film from the front of the screen.

Workplace Preparation

This section gives advice on what you should consider

before you set up your monitor.

Height

Position the monitor so that the top of the screen is slightly below your eye level when you sit at your workstation.

Orientation

Choose a position that gives the least reflection from lights and windows, usually at a right angle to any windows. Position the monitor directly in front of you so that you do not have to twist your body to use it. Tilt the monitor to a comfortable viewing angle.

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Adjusting the Monitor Position

Viewing Angle

You can tilt the screen backward and forward, swivel left or right as well as lift up and down as shown below.

Working Practices

This section gives

Rest

advice on how you can

Take regular breaks. Vary your posture, stand up and stretch occasionally as

work comfortably and reduce

fatigue.

prolonged use of computer workstations can be tiring.

Back

Sit back in your chair and use the backrest.

Hands

Adjust the seat height so that your forearms are approximately horizontal and your wrists are straight when using the keyboard. Your upper arms should be relaxed with your elbows near your body.

Use a light touch on the keyboard, keeping your hands and fingers relaxed. Allow a space in front of the keyboard to rest your wrists when not typing. Consider using a wristpad.

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Eyesight

Working with monitors, in common with any prolonged close work, can be visually demanding. Look away from the screen periodically and have your eyesight checked regularly.

Screen settings

Set the screen brightness and contrast to a comfortable level. You may have to adjust this as the lighting changes during the day. Many application programs let you select color combinations which can help you to view in comfort. See the User controls section on page 19 for more information.

Caring for your Monitor

Be sure to turn off the power before you perform any maintenance on the monitor. Clean your monitor as follows:

Gently wipe the device covers and the screen with a soft cloth.

Remove finger marks and grease with a damp cloth and mild detergent; do not use solvents or abrasives

Never use flammable cleaning material to clean your IBM monitor or any other electrical apparatus.

Connect the power cord to the power port on the back of your monitor if the power cord supplied is not attached to the monitor. Then insert the plug into a properly grounded electrical outlet.

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Connecting your Monitor for Analog

Be sure to read the ‘Safety Information’ at the front of this User Guide before carrying out this procedure.

1.Turn off your computer and all attached devices.

2.Connect the signal cable to the video port on the back of your computer. This port might be directly attached to your computer (figure A), or it might be part of a video adapter card (figure B). The video port on your computer or video adapter card might be blue to match the blue connector on your monitor’s video cable.

3.Connect the power cord to the power port on the back of your monitor if the power cord supplied is not attached to the monitor. Then insert the plug into a properly grounded electrical outlet.

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Connecting your Monitor for Digital

1.Turn off your computer and all attached devices.

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2.Tilt monitor all the way forward.

3.Connect the DVI connector at the end of the DVI-D signal cable (shipped with your Monitor) to the DVI port located on the back of the Monitor. See picture below.

Connecting DVI Cable

DVI

Cable

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4.Connect the DVI connector at the other end of the signal cable to the DVI port located on the back of the graphics adapter. See picture below.

graphics adapter

DVI

Signal Cable

5.Connect the power cord to the power port on the back of your monitor if the power cord supplied is not attached to the monitor. Then insert the plug into a properly grounded electrical outlet.

6.Use the cable holder (a) to neatly organize the video and power cables.

7.Switch on the power source and your computer. To turn on the monitor,

push and release the power switch . To switch it off, push and release the power switch again.

Switching on your Monitor

1.Switch on the power source and your computer.

2.Switch on your monitor by pushing and releasing the power switch

marked .

(To switch off your monitor, push and release the power switch again).

3.To update or install device drivers, follow the instructions in the Device Driver Installation section found on page 10.

4.To optimize the displayed image, run Auto Image Setup by following the instructions in the Auto Image Setup section found on page14.

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Device Driver Installation

Use the User's Guide and Installation Files CD that comes with your monitor to install the appropriate device driver for your operating system.

Installing the Windows XP device driver

To manually install or update the device driver for the Microsoft® Windows®

XP operating system, perform the following steps:

1.Insert the User’s Guide and Installation Files CD into the computer CDROM drive.

2. Click Start Control Panel Appearance & Themes and then click the Display icon.

3.In the Display Properties window, click the Settings tab, and then click

Advanced.

4. Click the Monitor tab, and then click Properties Driver tab Update Driver.

5.When the Hardware Update Wizard window opens, select “Install the software automatically,” click Next> and then Finish to complete the installation.

6.Close the Display Properties window.

7.Remove the User’s Guide and Installation Files CD from the computer CD-ROM drive.

Installing the Windows Me device driver

To manually install or update the device driver for the Microsoft® Windows® Millennium Edition operating system, perform the following steps:

1. Click Start Settings Control Panel and then double-click Display.

2.In the Display Properties window, click the Settings tab, and then click

Advanced.

3.

Click the Monitor tab, and then click Change Specify the location of

 

the driver Next.

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When the Update Device Driver Wizard window opens, select "Display

 

a list of all the drivers in a specific location, so you can select the driver

 

you want," and click Next>.

5.Insert the the User’s Guide and Installation Files CD into the computer CD-ROM drive, then click Have Disk.

6.Type d:\ (change the drive letter to match your CD-ROM drive if it is not drive D) in the Copy manufacturer's files from: box, then click OK.

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