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PDF Content Summary: TUF Gaming Monitor VG259QM series User Guide ii First Edition January 2020 Copyright © 2020 ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. All Rights Reserved. No part of this manual, including the products and software described in it, may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language in any form or by any means, except documentation kept by the purchaser for backup purposes, without the express written permission of ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. (“ASUS”). Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing. ASUS PROVIDES THIS MANUAL “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. 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Contents Notices.......................................................................................................... iv Safety.information........................................................................................ v Care.&.Cleaning........................................................................................... vi Takeback.Services..................................................................................... vii Chapter.1:.....Product.introduction 1.1. Welcome!....................................................................................... 1-1 1.2. Package.contents......................................................................... 1-1 1.3.1 Front view ....................................................................... 1-2 1.3.2 Back view ........................................................................ 1-3 1.3.3 GamePlus Function ........................................................ 1-4 1.3.4 GameVisual Function ...................................................... 1-5 Chapter.2:.....Setup 2.1. Assembling.the.monitor.arm/base.............................................. 2-1 2.2. Adjusting.the.monitor................................................................... 2-2 2.3. Detaching.the.arm.(for.VESA.wall.mount).................................. 2-3 2.4. Connecting.the.cables.................................................................. 2-4 2.5. Turning.on.the.monitor................................................................ 2-4 Chapter.3:.....General.instructions 3.1. OSD.(On-Screen.Display).menu.................................................. 3-1 3.1.1 How to reconfigure .......................................................... 3-1 3.1.2 OSD function introduction ............................................... 3-1 3.2. Specifications.summary............................................................... 3-7 3.3. Outline.dimensions....................................................................... 3-9 3.4. Troubleshooting.(FAQ)............................................................... 3-10 3.5. Supported.operating.mode........................................................ 3-11 iii iv Notices Federal.Communications.Commission.Statement This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: • This device may not cause harmful interference, and • This device must accept any interference received including interference that may cause undesired operation. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. The use of shielded cables for connection of the monitor to the graphics card is required to assure compliance with FCC regulations. Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. Canadian.Department.of.Communications.Statement This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department of Communications. This class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference - Causing Equipment Regulations. Cet appareil numérique de la classe B respecte toutes les exigences du Réglement sur le matériel brouiller du Canada. Safety information • Before setting up the monitor, carefully read all the documentation that came with the package. • To prevent fire or shock hazard, never expose the monitor to rain or moisture. • Never try to open the monitor cabinet. The dangerous high voltages inside the monitor may result in serious physical injury. • If the power supply is broken, do not try to fix it by yourself. Contact a qualified service technician or your retailer. • Before using the product, make sure all cables are correctly connected and the power cables are not damaged. If you detect any damage, contact your dealer immediately. • Slots and openings on the back or top of the cabinet are provided for ventilation. Do not block these slots. Never place this product near or over a radiator or heat source unless proper ventilation is provided. • The monitor should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the label. If you are not sure of the type of power supply to your home, consult your dealer or local power company. • Use the appropriate power plug which complies with your local power standard. • Do not overload power strips and extention cords. Overloading can result in fire or electric shock. • Avoid dust, humidity, and temperature extremes. Do not place the monitor in any area where it may become wet. Place the monitor on a stable surface. • Unplug the unit during a lightning storm or if it will not be used for a long period of time. This will protect the monitor from damage due to power surges. • Never push objects or spill liquid of any kind into the slots on the monitor cabinet. • To ensure satisfactory operation, use the monitor only with UL listed computers which have appropriate configured receptacles marked between 100-240V AC. • If you encounter technical problems with the monitor, contact a qualified service technician or your retailer. • Adjustment of the volume control as well as the equalizer to other settings than the center position may increase the ear-/headphones output voltage and therefore the sound pressure level. • The adapter is only used for this monitor, do not use it for other purpose. Your device uses one of the following power supplies: - Manufacturer: Delta Electronics Inc., Model: ADP-40KD BB This symbol of the crossed out wheeled bin indicates that the product (electrical, electronic equipment, and mercury-containing button cell battery) should not be placed in municipal waste. Please check local regulations for disposal of electronic products. v vi AEEE.yönetmeliğine.uygundur Care & Cleaning • Before you lift or reposition your monitor, it is better to disconnect the cables and power cord. Follow the correct lifting techniques when positioning the monitor. When lifting or carrying the monitor, grasp the edges of the monitor. Do not lift the display by the stand or the cord. • Cleaning. Turn your monitor off and unplug the power cord. Clean the monitor surface with a lint-free, non-abrasive cloth. Stubborn stains may be removed with a cloth dampened with mild cleaner. • Avoid using a cleaner containing alcohol or acetone. Use a cleaner intended for use with the monitor. Never spray cleaner directly on the screen, as it may drip inside the monitor and cause an electric shock. The.following.symptoms.are.normal.with.the.monitor: • The screen may flicker during the initial use due to the nature of the fluorescent light. Turn off the Power Switch and turn it on again to make sure that the flicker disappears. • You may find slightly uneven brightness on the screen depending on the desktop pattern you use. • When the same image is displayed for hours, an afterimage of the previous screen may remain after switching the image. The screen will recover slowly or you can turn off the Power Switch for hours. • When the screen becomes black or flashes, or cannot work anymore, contact your dealer or service center to fix it. Do not repair the screen by yourself! Conventions.used.in.this.guide WARNING: Information to prevent injury to yourself when trying to complete a task. CAUTION: Information to prevent damage to the components when trying to complete a task. IMPORTANT: Information that you MUST follow to complete a task. NOTE: Tips and additional information to aid in completing a task. Where.to.find.more.information Refer to the following sources for additional information and for product and software updates. 1.. ASUS.websites The ASUS websites worldwide provide updated information on ASUS hardware and software products. Refer to asus.com 2.. Optional.documentation Your product package may include optional documentation that may have been added by your dealer. These documents are not part of the standard package. Takeback Services ASUS recycling and takeback programs come from our commitment to the highest standards for protecting our environment. We believe in providing solutions for our customers to be able to responsibly recycle our products, batteries and other components as well as the packaging materials. Please go to csr.asus.com/english/Takeback.htm for detail recycling information in different region. vii viii 1.1 Welcome! Thank you for purchasing the ASUS® LCD monitor! The latest widescreen LCD monitor from ASUS provides a broader, brighter and crystal-clear display, plus a host of features that enhance your viewing experience. With these features, you can enjoy the convenience and delightful visual experience that the monitor brings to you! 1.2 Package contents Check your package for the following items: 1-1 ASUS TUF Gaming Monitor VG259QM series LCD monitor Monitor base Quick start guide Warranty card Power adapter Power cord DisplayPort cable (optional) HDMI cable (optional) If any of the above items is damaged or missing, contact your retailer immediately. 1.3 Monitor introduction 1.3.1. Front.view 12345 1. ( 5-way) button: • Turns on the OSD menu. Enacts the selected OSD menu item. • Increases/Decreases values or moves your selection up/down/left/right. • Displays the input selection bar when the monitor enters standby mode or displays the “NO SIGNAL“ message. 2. button • Exits the OSD menu item. • Displays the input selection bar when the monitor enters standby mode or displays the “NO SIGNAL“ message. • Toggles the Key Lock function between on and off with a long press for 5 seconds. 3. Shortcut 1 button: • Default: GamePlus. • To change the shortcut function, go to the MyFavorite > Shortcut > Shortcut 1 menu. • Displays the input selection bar when the monitor enters standby mode or displays the “NO SIGNAL“ message. 4. Shortcut 2 button: • Default: GameVisual. 1-2 Chapter 1: Product introduction • To change the shortcut function, go to the MyFavorite > Shortcut > Shortcut 2 menu. • Displays the input selection bar when the monitor enters standby mode or displays the “NO SIGNAL“ message. 5. Power button/power indicator • Turns the monitor on/off. • The color definition of the power indicator is as the below table. Status Description White ON Amber Standby mode/No signal OFF OFF 1.3.2. Back.view 8 4 5 6 7 1.. DC-IN.port. This port connects the power cord. 2.. HDMI.port. This port is for connection with an HDMI compatible device. 3.. HDMI.port. This port is for connection with an HDMI compatible device. 4.. DisplayPort. This port is for connection for a DisplayPort compatible device. 5.. Earphone.jack. This port is only available when an HDMI/DisplayPort cable is connected. 6.. This port is for service only. (USB Type-A) 7.. Kensington.lock.slot. 8.. Control.buttons. 1-3 ASUS TUF Gaming Monitor VG259QM series 1.3.3 GamePlus Function The GamePlus function provides a toolkit and creates a better gaming environment for users when playing different types of games. The crosshair overlay with 6 different crosshair options letting you choose the one that best suits the game you're playing. There's also an onscreen timer you can position on the left of the display so you can keep track of the elapsed gaming time; while the FPS (frames per second) counter lets you know how smooth the game is running. Display Alignment displays alignment lines on 4 sides of the screen, serving as an easy and handy tool for you to line up multiple monitors perfectly. Sniper function (only available when HDR is disabled on your device) is customized for first-person shooters. You can select the magnification ratio and the type of alignment in sequence. To active GamePlus: 1. Press the GamePlus hotkey. 2. Move the ( ) button up/down to select among different functions. 3. Press the ( ) button or move the ( ) button right to confirm the function you choose, and move the ( ) button up/down to navigate through the settings. Move the ( ) button left to go back, off, and exit. 4. Highlight the desired setting and press the ( ) button to activate it. Press the button to inactivate it.
GamePlus Main Menu GamePlus — Crosshair GamePlus — Timer GamePlus — Timer GamePlus — FPS counter GamePlus — FPS counter GamePlus — FPS counter GamePlus — Sniper GamePlus — Sniper GamePlus — Sniper GamePlus — Sniper GamePlus GamePlus GamePlus GamePlus GamePlus GamePlus FPS (Practice Mode) FPS FPS Counter
Crosshair (Practice Mode) Timer Display Alignment Sniper 1-4 Chapter 1: Product introduction 1.3.4. GameVisual.Function The GameVisual function helps you select among different picture modes in a convenient way. To active GameVisual: Press the GameVisual hotkey repeatedly to select. •. Scenery.Mode: This is the best choice for scenery photo displaying with GameVisualTM Video intelligence Technology. •. Racing.Mode: This is the best choice for racing game playing with GameVisualTM Video intelligence Technology. •. Cinema.Mode: This is the best choice for movie watching with GameVisualTM Video intelligence Technology. •. RTS/RPG.Mode: This is the best choice for Real-Time Strategy (RTS)/ Role-Playing Game (RPG) playing with GameVisualTM Video intelligence Technology. •. FPS.Mode: This is the best choice for First Person Shooter game playing with GameVisualTM Video intelligence Technology. •. sRGB.Mode: This is the best choice for viewing photos and graphics from PCs. •. MOBA.Mode: This is the best choice for multiplayer online battle arena game playing with GameVisualTM Video intelligence Technology. • In the Racing mode, the following function(s) are not user-configurable: Saturation, Skin Tone, ASCR. • In the sRGB mode, the following function(s) are not user-configurable: Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Color Temp., Skin Tone, ASCR. • In the MOBA mode, the following function(s) are not user-configurable: Saturation, Skin Tone, ASCR. 1-5 ASUS TUF Gaming Monitor VG259QM series 1-6 Chapter 1: Product introduction 2.1 Assembling the monitor arm/base To assemble the monitor base: 1. Have the front of the monitor face down on a table. 2. Attach the base into the arm, making sure the tab on the arm fits into the groove on the base. 3. Fix the base to the arm by fastening the bundled screw. We recommend that you cover the table surface with soft cloth to prevent damage to the monitor. 2-1 ASUS TUF Gaming Monitor VG259QM series 2.2 Adjusting the monitor • For optimal viewing, we recommend that you look at the full face of the monitor, then adjust the monitor to the angle that is most comfortable for you. • Hold the stand to prevent the monitor from falling when you change its angle. • The recommended adjusting angle is +33 ̊ to -5 ̊ (for tilt)/+90 ̊ to -90 ̊ (for swiveling/ +130 mm (for height adjustment)/90 ̊ (for portrait view). -5°~+33° 130mm 90° 0° 90° It is normal that the monitor slightly shakes while you adjust the viewing angle. Pivoting.the.monitor 1. Lift the monitor to the highest position. 2. Tilt the monitor to its maximum angle. 3. Pivot the monitor to the angle you need. -5°~+33°
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It is normal that the monitor slightly shakes while you adjust the viewing angle. 2-2 Chapter 2: Setup 2.3 Detaching the arm (for VESA wall mount) The detachable arm/base of this monitor is specially designed for VESA wall mount. To detach the arm/base: 1. Have the front of the monitor face down on a table. 2. Remove the rubbers in the four screw holes. (Figure 1) 3. Remove the base (Figure 2). 4. Use a screwdriver to remove the screw on the hinge (Figure 3), then remove the hinge.
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(Figure 1) (Figure 2) (Figure 3) We recommend that you cover the table surface with soft cloth to prevent damage to the monitor. 1 2-3 ASUS TUF Gaming Monitor VG259QM series 2.4 Connecting the cables Connect the cables as the following instructions: For service only •. To.connect.the.power.cord: a. Connect the power adapter securely to the monitor’s DC input. b. Connect one end of the power cord to the power adapter and the other end to a power outlet. •. To.connect.the.DisplayPort/HDMI.cable: a. Plug one end of the DisplayPort/HDMI cable to the monitor’s DisplayPort/HDMI port. b. Connect the other end of the DisplayPort/HDMI cable to your computer's DisplayPort/HDMI port. •. To.use.the.earphone: connect the end with plug type to the monitor’s earphone jack when an HDMI or DisplayPort signal is fed. 2.5 Turning on the monitor Press the power button . See page 1-2 for the location of the power button. The power indicator lights up in white to show that the monitor is ON. 2-4 Chapter 2: Setup 3.1 OSD (On-Screen Display) menu 3.1.1. How.to.reconfigure ASUS TUF Gaming VG259QM HDR Off Racing Mode DisplayPort 1920x1080@ 60Hz Gaming Overclocking OverDrive Adaptive-Sync (DP) ELMB SYNC GamePlus GameVisual Shadow Boost 1. Press the ( ) button to activate the OSD menu. 2. Move the ( ) button up/down to navigate through the functions. Highlight the desired function and press the ( ) button to activate it. If the function selected has a sub-menu, move the ( ) button up/down again to navigate through the sub-menu functions. Highlight the desired sub- menu function and press the ( ) button or move the ( ) button right to activate it. 3. Move the ( ) button up/down to change the settings of the selected function. 4. To exit and save the OSD menu, press the button or move the ( ) left repeatedly until the OSD menu disappears. To adjust other functions, repeat steps 1-3. 3.1.2. OSD.function.introduction 1.. Gaming ASUS TUF Gaming VG259QM HDR Off Racing Mode DisplayPort 1920x1080@ 60Hz Gaming Overclocking OverDrive Adaptive-Sync (DP) ELMB SYNC GamePlus GameVisual Shadow Boost 3-1 ASUS TUF Gaming Monitor VG259QM series •. Overclocking: *. ON: This function allows you to adjust the refresh rate. *. Max.Refresh.Rate: Allows you to select a maximum refresh rate of 280Hz (Only for DisplayPort input). After selecting, press the ( ) button to activate the setting. Overclocking may cause screen flickering. To reduce such effects, disconnect the DisplayPort cable and use the monitor OSD menu to try again with a safer Max. Refresh rate. •. OverDrive: Improves the gray level response time of the LCD panel. This function is not available when ELMB.SYNC is enabled. •. Adaptive-Sync.(DP)/.Variable.Refresh.Rate:.Allows an Adaptive-Sync supported* graphics source to dynamically adjust display refresh rate based on typical content frame rates for power efficient, virtually stutter free and low-latency display update. •. Adaptive-Sync.(DP)/.Variable.Refresh.Rate can only be activated within 48Hz~240Hz for HDMI and 48Hz~280Hz for DisplayPort. • For supported GPUs, minimum PC system and driver requirements, please contact the GPU manufactures. •. ELMB.SYNC: Allows you to turn on the function when Adaptive-Sync. (DP)/.Variable.Refresh.Rate is On. This function eliminates screen tearing, reduces ghosting and motion blur when playing games. When Adaptive-Sync.(DP)/.Variable.Refresh.Rate is Off, this function can only be activated when the refresh rate is 120Hz, 144Hz, 240Hz, 270Hz or 280Hz. •. GamePlus: See 1.3.3.GamePlus.Function for details. •. GameVisual: See 1.3.4.GameVisual.Function for details. •. Shadow.Boost: Dark color enhancement adjusts monitor gamma curve to enrich the dark tones in an image, making dark scenes and objects much easier to be seen. This function is only available in Racing mode, RTS/RPG mode, FPS mode, or sRGB mode. 3-2 Chapter 3: General Instructions 2.. Image ASUS TUF Gaming VG259QM HDR Off Racing Mode DisplayPort 1920x1080@ 60Hz Image Brightness Contrast HDR VividPixel ASCR Aspect Control Blue Light Filter •. Brightness: The adjusting range is from 0 to 100. •. Contrast: The adjusting range is from 0 to 100. •. HDR: Contains two HDR modes. *. ASUS.Gaming.HDR: Is the HDR mode that ASUS has specially adjusted for HDR performance. *. ASUS.Cinema.HDR: Complies with VESA Display HDR. When detecting HDR content, an “HDR ON” message will pop up. When displaying HDR content, the following function(s) are not available: ELMB Sync, Sniper, GameVisual, Shadow Boost, Brightness, Contrast, ASCR, Aspect Control, Blue Light Filter, Color Temp., Gamma, Saturation. •. VividPixel:.Enhances the outline of the displayed picture and generates high-quality images on screen. •. ASCR: Turns on/off the ASCR (ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio) function. •. Aspect.Control: Adjusts the aspect ratio to Full, or 4:3. •. Blue.Light.Filter *. Level.0:.No change. *. Level.1~4: The higher the level, the less blue light is scattered. When Blue Light Filter is activated,the default settings of Racing Mode will be automatically imported. Between Level 1 to Level 3, the Brightness function is user-configurable. Level 4 is optimized setting. It is compliance with TUV Low Blue Light Certification. The Brightness function is not user-configurable. Please refer to the following to alleviate eye strains: • Users should take some time away from the display if working for long hours. It is advised to take short breaks (at least 5 mins) after around 1 hour of continuous working at the computer. Taking short and frequent breaks is more effective than a single longer break. 3-3 ASUS TUF Gaming Monitor VG259QM series • To minimize eye strain and dryness in your eyes, users should rest the eye periodically by focusing on objects that are far away. • Eye exercises can help to reduces eye strain. Repeat these exercises often. If eye strain continues please consult a physician. Eye exercises: (1) Repeating look up and down (2) Slowly roll your eyes (3) Move your eyes diagonal. • High energy blue light may lead to eye strain and AMD (Age-Related Macular Degeneration). Blue light Filter to reduce 70% (max.) harmful blue light to avoiding CVS (Computer Vision Syndrome). 3.. Color Set a desired color setting from this menu.Color ASUS TUF Gaming VG259QM HDR Off Racing Mode DisplayPort 1920x1080@ 60Hz Color Temp. Saturation Skin Tone •. Color.Temp.: Contains 4 modes including Cool, Normal, Warm, and User Mode. •. Saturation: the adjusting range is from 0 to 100. •. Skin.Tone: Contains three color modes including Reddish, Natural, and Yellowish. 4.. Input.Select. In this function, you can select your desired input source. ASUS TUF Gaming VG259QM HDR Off Input Select Racing Mode DisplayPort 1920x1080@ 60Hz HDMI-1 HDMI-2 DisplayPort 3-4 Chapter 3: General Instructions 5.. MyFavorite ASUS TUF Gaming VG259QM HDR Off Racing Mode DisplayPort 1920x1080@ 60Hz MyFavorite Shortcut Customized Setting •. Shortcut: *. Shortcut.1/Shortcut.2: Sets the shortcut functions for shortcut buttons. When a certain function is selected or activated, your shortcut button may not support. Available function choices for shortcut: GamePlus (only for Shortcut. 1), GameVisual (only for Shortcut.2), Brightness, Contrast, HDR, Blue Light Filter, Color Temp., Volume. •. Customized.Setting: Loads/Saves all settings on the monitor. 6.. System.Setup. ASUS TUF Gaming VG259QM HDR Off Racing Mode DisplayPort 1920x1080@ 60Hz System Setup Language Sound ECO Mode Power Indicator Power Key Lock Key Lock OSD Setup More •. Language: There are 21 languages for your selection, including English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian, Czech, Croatian, Polish, Romanian, Hungarian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Indonesian, Persian. •. Sound: Sets the sound related settings from this menu. *. Volume: The adjusting range is from 0 to 100. *. Mute: Toggles the monitor sound between on and off. •. ECO.Mode: reduces power consumption. •. Power.Indicator: Turn the power LED indicator on/off. 3-5 ASUS TUF Gaming Monitor VG259QM series •. Power.Key.Lock: Enables or disables the power key. •. Key.Lock: To disable all function keys. Press over 5 seconds to cancel the key lock function. •. OSD.Setup: * Adjusts the OSD timeout from 10 to 120 seconds. * Enables or disables the DDC/CI function. * Adjusts the OSD background from opaque to transparent. •. DisplayPort.Ver.: Compatibility with graphic card. Select DisplayPort.1.1 or DisplayPort.1.2+HDR by graphic card DP version. DisplayPort.1.1 is only available when OverClocking and Adaptive-Sync. (DP)/.Variable.Refresh.Rate are off. •. Information: Shows the monitor information. •. All.Reset: “Yes” allows you to restore the default settings. 3-6 Chapter 3: General Instructions 3.2 Specifications summary Panel.Type TFT LCD Panel.size 24.5”W (16:9, 62.2 cm) wide screen Max..Resolution 1920 x 1080 Pixel.pitch 0.2832 mm x 0.2802 mm Brightness.(Typ.) 400 cd/m2 Contrast.Ratio.(Typ.) 1000:1 Contrast.Ratio.(Max.) 100,000,000:1 (with ASCR on) Viewing.angle(H/V).CR>10 178 ̊/178 ̊ Display.colors 16.7 M Response.time 1 ms (Gray to gray) Color.temperature.selection 4 color temperatures Analog.input No Digital.input HDMI v2.0 x 2, DisplayPort v1.2 x 1 Earphone.jack Yes Audio.input No Speaker.(Built-in) 2 W x 2 Stereo, RMS USB.3.0.port No Colors Black Power.LED White (On)/Amber (Standby) Tilt +33 ̊~ -5 ̊ Pivot +90 ̊~ -90 ̊ Swivel +90 ̊~ -90 ̊ Height.adjustment 130 mm VESA.wall.mount 100 x 100 mm Kensington.lock Yes Voltage.rating AC: 100~240V DC: 19V, 2.1A (AC adapter) Power.consumption Power On: < 20 W**, Standby: < 0.5 W, Power Off: < 0.5 W Temperature.(Operating) 0 ̊C~40 ̊C Temperature.(Non-operating) -20 ̊C~+60 ̊C Dimensions.(W.x.H.x.D).without. stand 563 x 330 x 52 mm Dimensions.(W.x.H.x.D).with.stand 563 x 486 x 212 mm (highest) 563 x 356 x 212 mm (lowest) 664 x 415 x 221 mm (package) Weight.(Esti.) 5.1 kg (Net); 2.8 kg (without stand); 7.5 kg (Gross) 3-7 ASUS TUF Gaming Monitor VG259QM series Multi-languages 21 languages (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian, Czech, Croatian, Polish, Romanian, Hungarian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Indonesian, Persian) Accessories. Quick start guide, warranty card, power adapter, power cord, DisplayPort cable (optional), HDMI cable (optional) Compliance.and.Standards UL/cUL, CB, CE, ErP, FCC, CCC, CU, RCM, BSMI, VCCI, RoHS, J-MOSS, WEEE, Windows 7 & 8.1 & 10 WHQL, CEL, MEPS, PSE, UkrSEPRO, KCC, E-Standby, TUV-Flicker Free, TUV-Low Blue Light, ICES-3, PC Recycle *Specifications.are.subject.to.change.without.notice. **Measuring.a.screen.brightness.of.200.nits.without.audio/.USB/.Card.reader. connection. 3-8 Chapter 3: General Instructions 3.3 Outline dimensions 90° 90° 33° 5° 142.6 [5.6] 151.1 [5.9] 204.8 [8.1] 213.2 [8.4] 151.3 [6.0] 15.8 [0.6] 10.6 [0.4] 302.6 [11.9]-Active Area 211.4 [8.3] 328.9 [13.0] 485.6 [19.1] 90°195.8 [7.7] 130.0 [5.1] 325.8 [12.8] 363.5 [14.3] 90° 156.6 [6.2] 100.0 [3.9] 117.0 [4.6] 3-9 ASUS TUF Gaming Monitor VG259QM series 3.4 Troubleshooting (FAQ) Problem Possible.Solution Power LED is not ON • Press the button to check if the monitor is in the ON mode. • Check if the power cord is properly connected to the monitor and the power outlet. The power LED lights amber and there is no screen image • Check if the monitor and the computer are in the ON mode. • Make sure the signal cable is properly connected the monitor and the computer. • Inspect the signal cable and make sure none of the pins are bent. • Connect the computer with another available monitor to check if the computer is properly working. Screen image is too light or dark • Adjust the Contrast and Brightness settings via OSD. Screen image bounces or a wave pattern is present in the image • Make sure the signal cable is properly connected to the monitor and the computer. • Move electrical devices that may cause electrical interference. Screen image has color defects (white does not look white) • Inspect the signal cable and make sure that none of the pins are bent. • Perform All Reset via OSD. • Adjust the R/G/B color settings or select the Color Temperature via OSD. 3-10 Chapter 3: General Instructions 3.5 Supported operating mode Resolution.Frequency Refresh.Rate. Horizontal.Frequency 640x350 70Hz 31.469KHz 640x350 85Hz 37.861KHz 640x480 60Hz 31.469KHz 640x480 67Hz 35KHz 640x480 75Hz 37.5KHz 640x480 85Hz 43.269KHz 720x400 70Hz 31.469KHz 720x400 85Hz 37.927KHz 800x600 56Hz 35.156KHz 800x600 60Hz 37.88KHz 800x600 72Hz 48.077KHz 800x600 75Hz 46.875KHz 800x600 85Hz 53.674KHz 832x624 75Hz 49.71KHz 848x480 60Hz 31.02KHz 1024x768 60Hz 48.363KHz 1024x768 70Hz 56.476KHz 1024x768 75Hz 60.023KHz 1024x768 85Hz 68.677KHz 1152x864 75Hz 67.5KHz 1280x720 60Hz 45KHz 1280x720 60Hz 44.772KHz 1280x720 75Hz 56.456KHz 1280x768 60Hz 47.396KHz 1280x800 60Hz 49.306KHz 1280x800 60Hz 49.702KHz 1280x800 75Hz 62.795KHz 1280x960 60Hz 60KHz 1280x1024 60Hz 63.981KHz 1280x1024 75Hz 79.976KHz 1366x768 60Hz 47.712KHz 1440x900 60Hz 55.469KHz 1440x900 60Hz 55.935KHz 1440x900 75Hz 70.635KHz 1680x1050 60Hz 64.674KHz 1680x1050 60Hz 65.29KHz 3-11 ASUS TUF Gaming Monitor VG259QM series Resolution.Frequency Refresh.Rate. Horizontal.Frequency 1920x1080 60Hz 66.587KHz 1920x1080 60Hz 67.5KHz 1920x1080 85Hz 95.43KHz 1920x1080 100Hz 113.3KHz 1920x1080* 120Hz 137.2KHz 1920x1080* 144Hz 158.11KHz 1920x1080* 240Hz 291.309KHz 1920x1080 (DP)* 270Hz 308.33KHz 1920x1080 (DP)* 280Hz 307.84KHz 640x480P 59.94/60Hz 31.469KHz/31.5KHz 720x480P 59.94/60Hz 31.469KHz/31.5KHz 720x576P 50Hz 31.25KHz 1280x720P 50Hz 37.5KHz 1280x720P 59.94/60Hz 44.955KHz/45KHz 1440x480P 59.94/60Hz 31.469KHz/31.5KHz 1440x576P 50Hz 31.25KHz 1920x1080P 50Hz 56.25KHz 1920x1080P 59.94/60Hz 67.433KHz/67.5KHz Note:.You.must.select.one.of.the.“*”.timings.for.enabling.ELMB.or.144Hz.feature.with.a.compatible. GPU.graphic.card. 3-12 Chapter 3: General Instructions
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