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PT1710MX

Touchscreen LCD Monitors

USER’S GUIDE

www.planar.com

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Table of Contents

Usage Notice

 

Precautions........................................................................................

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Introduction

 

About Planar’s PT1710MX.. ...............................................................3

Touch Screen for PT1710MX……………………………………………..4

Package Overview .............................................................................

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Installation

 

Product Overview...............................................................................

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VESA Mount for your Monitor…………………………………………….9

Start Your Installation…………………………………………………….10

Connecting the Display………………………………..…………………11

User Controls

 

Front Panel Controls ........................................................................

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How to Use the OSD Menus ............................................................

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On-ScreenDisplay Menus ...............................................................

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Appendix

 

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

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Warning Signal.................................................................................

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Product Dimensions .........................................................................

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Compatibility Modes.........................................................................

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Touch Screen Driver Installation………………………………………..20

Product Registration and Technical Support…………………………..23

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Usage Notice

Warning- To prevent the risk of fire or shock hazards, do not

expose this product to rain or moisture.

Warning- Please do not open or disassemble the product as this may cause electric shock.

Precautions

Follow all warnings, precautions and maintenance as recommended in this user’s manual to maximize the life of your unit.

Do:

Turn off the product before cleaning.

Touch screen surface may be cleaned using a soft clean cloth moistened with mild window glass commercial cleaners or 50/50 mixture of water and isopropyl alcohol.

Use a soft cloth moistened with mild detergent to clean the display housing.

Use only high quality and safety approved AC/DC adapter that comes with your monitor.

Disconnect the power plug from AC outlet if the product is not going to be used for an extended period of time.

Don’t:

Do not touch the LCD Display screen surface with sharp or hard objects.

Do not use abrasive cleaners, waxes or solvents for your cleaning.

Do not operate the product under the following conditions:

-Extremely hot, cold or humid environment.

-Areas susceptible to excessive dust and dirt.

-Near any appliance generating a strong magnetic field.

-In direct sunlight.

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Introduction

About Planar’s PT1710MX

The PT1710MX is a 17” flat panel screen with an active matrix, thin-filmtransistor (TFT) liquid crystal display (LCD).

Features include:

Direct Analog signal input

Active matrix TFT LCD technology

1280x1024 SXGA resolution

17” viewable display area

31.5 ~ 80 kHz horizontal scan

56 ~ 75 Hz high refresh rate

0.264mm x 0.264mm Pixel pitch

Auto adjustment function

Multilingual OSD user controls

VESA DPMS power saving

Kensington security slot

100 mm VESA mount

Removable base for flexible mounting solutions.

5-wireResistive touch screen with dualRS-232Serial/USB controller

Built-inSpeakers-1W/channel.

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Touch Screen for PT1710MX

Analog 5-wireresistive touch screen for finger and stylus input

Surface: Anti-glaretreatment

Interface: Dual RS-232Serial/USB controller

Durability: 35 million touches at a single point

Hardness of surface: 2H MIN (As provided in JIS K5400)

Operating force: 0.10~1.96N(10g~200g when using a silicon tipped pen with a 3 mm radius and a hardness of 60)

Transmittance: 76% (Typ.)

Driver: Supports Microsoft Windows® VISTA, XP, 2000, ME, 98, NT4.0, CE, XP Embedded, Linux, Apple® Mac OS

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Package Overview

LCD Display

Power Adapter

Power Cord

VGA Signal Cable

Audio-inCable

USB Cable

RS-232Cable

Landing Strip

Touchscreen Driver

 

 

Installation CD-ROM

User’s Guide

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Installation

Product Overview

Front View

Back View

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Connector Ports “A”

Audio

 

VGA

 

RS-232

 

DC

input

 

input

 

input

 

Power-in

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Connector Ports “B”

USB

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Kensington Security Slot

The monitor can be secured to your desk or any other fixed object with

Kensington lock security products. The Kensington lock is not included.

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VESA Mount Your Monitor

This monitor conforms to the VESA Flat Panel Mounting Physical Mounting Interface Standard which defines a physical mounting interface for flat panel monitors, and corresponding standards for flat panel monitor mounting devices, such as wall and table arms. The VESA mounting interface is located on the back of your monitor.

To mount the monitor on a swing arm or other mounting fixture, follow the instructions included with the mounting fixture to be used.

Warning!

Please select the proper screws!

The distance between the back cover surface and the bottom of the screw hole is 8mm. Please use M4 screw diameter with a maximum length of 8 mm.

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Start Your Installation

Remove the Back Cover

Please follow these instructions to remove the cover on the back panel of the LCD so that you can connect the cables in “Connector Ports A.”

1.To remove the back cover, follow the arrows in Figure A and press with both your thumbs. The cover should be removed by pressing firmly along the edges while pulling on the cover.

2.Follow the instructions on P. 11 ( Figure 11.1 ) to connect the cables in “Connector Ports A.”

3.Fix the cover back to the LCD by pressing firmly until the tabs snap into place. You may also keep the cables in order by using the cable organizer.

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Connecting the Display (Figure 11.1)

To setup this display, please refer to the following figure and procedures.

1.Be sure all equipment is turned off.

2.Connect the DC power cord to the power connector on the monitor; plug one end of the AC power cord into the power adapter, and the other end into an electrical outlet (11.1 ).

3.Connect the VGA signal cable from the display’s VGA input connector to the 15-pinconnector of your host computer and tighten the screws (11.1 ).

4.Connect the Audio-Incable from the audio input port of your display to theAudio-outport of your computer (11.1 ).

5.Configure the touch screen. Refer to the “Touch Screen Driver Installation section on page 20.

6.Once the touch screen is configured, the monitor is ready for use.

To ensure the LCD display works well with your computer, please configure the display mode of your graphics card to make it less than or equal to 1280 x1024 resolution and make sure the timing of the display mode is compatible with the LCD display.

We have listed the compatible “Video Modes” of your LCD display in the appendix for your reference.

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Figure 11.1

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User Controls

Front Panel Controls

 

No / Icon

Control

 

 

Function

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MENU

Menu button

Display the OSD menus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Select – To select the adjustment items from

SELECT/AUTO

Select/Auto

OSD menus.

 

 

 

 

Auto – To activate the “Auto Adjustment”

 

 

 

function to obtain an optimum image.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brightness

1. Decreases

the brightness

of the

display

 

 

 

image.

 

 

 

 

Minus/Minus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.Decreases value of the adjustment items.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brightness

1.

Increases

the brightness

of the

display

 

 

 

image.

 

 

 

 

Plus/Plus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Increases value of the adjustment items.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Power Switch

Switches on/off the

power

of the LCD

 

display.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Green indicates the display is turned on.

 

 

Power LED

2.

Amber

indicates

the

display

is in

 

 

 

 

power-savingmode.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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How to Use the OSD Menus

1.Press the "MENU" button to pop up the “on-screenmenu” and to select among the four Main Menus.

2.Choose the adjustment items by pressing the “Select/Auto” button.

3.Adjust the value of the adjustment items by pressing the “ ”or “ “ button.

4.The OSD menu will automatically close, if you have left it idle for a pre-settime.

5.To disable the OSD menu buttons, please follow the instructions below: (Please note: the monitor has to be ON with a valid signal preset)

a.Press and hold the “-“and “Menu” key simultaneously for 4 seconds.

b.The wording “OSD Locked” will appear for 4 seconds on the monitor. This indicates that all the front buttons, with the exception of the power button, are now disabled.

6.To enable the OSD menu buttons, please follow the instructions below. (Please note: the monitor has to be ON with a valid signal present.)

a.Press and hold the “-“and “Menu” key simultaneously for 4 seconds.

b. The wording “OSD Unlocked” will appear for 4 seconds on the monitor. This indicates that all the front buttons are now enabled.

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On-ScreenDisplay Menus

Main OSD Menu:

MAIN MENU

SUB MENU

Function Description

Remark

 

 

 

 

Auto-Adjustment

No/Yes

Choose this function to obtain an optimum

 

 

image.

 

 

 

 

Contrast

0-100

Adjust the contrast of the display image.

Default 50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brightness

0-100

Adjusts the brightness of the image.

Default 70

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Horizontal Position

0-100

Changes the horizontal position of the image.

Default 50

 

 

 

 

Vertical Position

0-100

Changes the vertical position of the image.

Default 50

 

 

 

 

Clock

 

Changes the display data frequency to match

Default 50

 

0-100

the frequency of your graphic card. When you

 

 

are experiencing vertical flickering bar, use

 

 

 

 

 

 

this function to make an adjustment.

 

Phase

 

Synchronizes the signal timing of the display

 

 

0-63

to that of the graphic card. When you are

 

 

experiencing vertical flickering image, use

 

 

 

 

 

 

this function to make an adjustment.

 

Display Mode

 

Select this function to view the display

 

 

ADJ

resolution, vertical refresh, and horizontal

 

 

 

scan of the current mode.

 

OSD Off-Time

5-60

Adjusts the time period for OSD menu to

Default 30

 

disappear.

 

 

 

 

Language

English /

Choose the language you need.

Default English

 

Francais

 

 

 

Deutsch /

 

 

 

Espanol

 

 

 

Italiano /

 

 

 

Japanese

 

 

Sharpness

1-4

Adjust the sharpness of the image.

Default 3

 

 

 

 

Reset

 

Returns the display parameters of the current

 

 

No/Yes

mode to its factory default settings.

 

 

 

 

 

Volume

0-32

Controls the sound volume.

Default 20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mute

No/Yes

Disables the sound immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Color Setting

9300K /

Adjusts the color temperature.

Default Preset

 

6500K

 

 

 

Preset /

 

 

 

Custom

 

 

Color

0-100

It allows you to adjust the red color of the display.

Default 100

Adjustment-Red

 

 

 

 

 

Color

0-100

It allows you to adjust the green color of the

Default 100

Adjustment-Green

display.

 

 

 

Color

0-100

It allows you to adjust the blue color of the display.

Default 100

Adjustment-Blue

 

 

 

 

 

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Appendix

Troubleshooting

If you are experiencing trouble with the LCD display, refer to the following. If the problem persists, please contact your local dealer or our service center.

Problem: No image appears on screen.

Check that all the I/O and power connectors are correctly and well connected as described in the “Installation” section.

Make sure the pins of the connectors are not crooked or broken.

Problem: Partial Image or incorrectly displayed image.

Check to see if the resolution of your computer is higher than that of the LCD display.

Reconfigure the resolution of your computer to make it less than or equal to 1280 x 1024.

Problem: Image has vertical flickering line bars.

Use "Clock" to make an adjustment.

Check and reconfigure the display mode of the vertical refresh rate of your graphic card to make it compatible with the LCD display.

Problem: Image is unstable and flickering

Use "Phase" to make an adjustment.

Problem: Image is scrolling

Check and make sure the VGA signal cable (or adapter) is securely connected.

Check and reconfigure the display mode of the vertical refresh rate of your graphics card to make it compatible with the LCD Display.

Problem: Vague image (characters and graphics)

Use "Clock" to make an adjustment. If this problem still exists, use “Phase” to make an adjustment.