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****** Page 1 ****** VB199 Series LCD Monitor User Guide
****** Page 2 ****** Table of contents Notices iii Safety information iv Care & Cleaning 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 2.1 2.2 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Welcome/ 1-1 Package contents 1-1 Assembling the monitor 1-2 Monitor introduction 1-3 Front of the LCD monitor 1.4.2 Rear of the LCD monitor 1-3 1-4 Detaching the arm/stand (for VESA wall mount) 2-1 Adjusting the monitor 2-2 OSD (On-Screen Display) menu 3-1 3.1.1 How to reconfigure. 3-1 3.1.2 OSD Function Introduction……………………………………….3 1 Specifications 3-5 Troubleshooting (FAQ) 3-6 Supported timing list 3-7 Copyright 0 2014 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 sen’ice 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. IN NO EVENT SHALL ASUS, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES ORAGENTS BE LIABLE FORANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF USE OR DATA, INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESSAND THE LIKE), EVEN IF ASUS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANY DEFECT OR ERROR IN THIS MANUAL OR PRODUCT. SPECIFICATIONS AND INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS MANUAL ARE FURNISHED FOR INFORMATIONAL USE ONLY, AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE, AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS A COMMITMENT BY ASUS. ASUS ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR INACCURACIES THAT MAY APPEAR IN THIS MANUAL, INCLUDING THE PRODUCTSAND SOFTWARE DESCRIBED IN IT. Products and corporate names appearing in this manual may or may not be registered trademarks or copyrights of their respective companies, and are used only for identification or explanation and to the owners’ benefit, without intent to infringe.
****** Page 3 ****** 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 manufacturer’s 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 to 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. 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. iii
****** Page 4 ****** 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, in case use at a PC then it should use the monitor only with 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. The wall socket shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily accessible.
****** Page 5 ****** 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 LCD. 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.
****** Page 6 ****** Where to find more information Refer to the following sources for additional information and for product and software updates. 1. 2. vi ASUS websites The ASUS websites worldwide provide updated information on ASUS hardware and software products. Refer to asus.com 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.
****** Page 7 ****** 1.1 Welcome! Thank you for purchasing the ASUS@ VB199 Series LCD monitor! The latest screen LCD monitor from ASUS provides a crisper, broader, and brighter 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 VB199 Series brings to you! 1.2 Package contents Check your VBI 99 Series LCD Monitor package for the following items: LCD monitor Monitor base Quick Start Guide Warranty card 1 x Power cord 1 x VGA cable I x DVI cable(VB199T/N) 1 x Audio cable (VB199T/S) If any of the above items is damaged or missing, contact your retailer immediately. ASUS LCD Monitor VBI 99 Series
****** Page 8 ****** 1.3 Assembling the monitor To assemble the monitor: 1. Connect the base with the monitor. A click indicates that the base has been connected successfully. 2. Adjust the monitor to the angle that is most comfortable. We recommend that you cover the table surface with soft cloth to prevent damage to the monitor. o 1-2 Chapter 1 : Product Introduction
****** Page 9 ****** 1.4 1.4.1 Monitor introduction Front of the LCD monitor MENU Button. 2. 3. 4. 5. Automatically adjust the image to its optimized position, clock, and phase by long pressing this button for 2-4 seconds (for VGA mode only). Use this hotkey to switch from six video preset modes (Scenery Mode, Standard Mode, Theater Mode, Game Mode, Night View Mode, and sRGB Mode) with SPLENDIDTM Video Intelligence Technology. Exit the OSD menu or go back to the previous menu as the OSD menu is active. Button. Press this button to decrease the value of the function selected or move to the next fuction. This is also a hotkey for Volume adjustment.(VB199T/S) This is also a hotkey for Contrast adjustment. (VBI 99N/D) MENU Button. Press this button to enter/select the icon (function) highlighted while the OSD is activated. Button. Press this button to increase the value of the function selected or move right/up to the next function. This is also a hotkey for Brightness adjustment. d) Power Button: Press this button to turn the monitor on/off. ASUS LCD Monitor VBI 99 Series 1-3
****** Page 10 ****** 6. Power Indicator The color definition of the power indicator is as the below table. Blue Amber OFF Description ON Standby mode OFF 1.4.2 Rear of the LCD monitor Screw holes for VESA Wall Mount Rear connectors O Rear connectors (from left to right) 1. 2. 3. 4. AC-IN port. This port connects the power connector from the bundled power cord. Audio-in port. This port connects PC audio source by the bundled audio cable. (VB199T/S) DVI port. This 24-pin port is for PC (Personal Computer) DVI-D digital signal connection. (VBI 99T/N) D-SUB port. This 15-pin port is for PC VGA connection. Chapter 1 : Product Introduction
****** Page 11 ****** 2.1 Detaching the arm/stand (for VESA wall mount) The detachable stand of the VB199 Series LCD monitor is specially designed for VESA wall mount. To detach the arm/stand: 1. 2. 3. 4. Remove the arm cover. Have the front of the monitor face down on a table. Use a screwdriver to remove the three screws on the stand of the monitor as the below drawing shows. Detach the stand from the monitor. We recommend that you cover the table surface with soft cloth to prevent damage to the monitor. Hold the stand of the monitor when you remove the screws. o screws o The VESA wall mount kit ( 100 x 100 mm) is purchased separately. ASUS LCD Monitor VBI 99 Series 2-1
****** Page 12 ****** 2-2 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 while changing its angle. You can adjust the monitor’s angle from -50 to 200 Chapter 2: Setup
****** Page 13 ****** 3.1 3.1.1 OSD (On-Screen Display) menu How to reconfigure N.E VB199 Splendid Color Image @ Input Select System Setup Scenery Mode Standard Mode Theater Mode Game Mode Night View Mode sRGB Move -g Menu Exit 1. 2. 3. 4. Press the MENU button to activate the OSD menu. Press and to navigate through the functions. Highlight and activate the desired function by pressing the MENU button. If the function selected has a sub-menu, press and again to navigate through the sub-menu functions. Highlight and activate the desired sub-menu function by pressing the MENU button. Press and to change the settings of the selected function. To exit the OSD menu, press the button. Repeat step 2 and step 3 to adjust any other function. 3.102 OSD Function Introduction 1. Splendid This function contains six sub-functions that you can select for your preference. Each mode has the Reset selection, allowing you to maintain your setting or return to the preset mode. iA…E VB199 Splendid Color Image @ Input Select System Setup ASUS LCD MonitorVB199 Series Move Scenery Mode Standard Mode Theater Mode Game Mode Night View Mode sRGB .g Menu a Exit 3-1
****** Page 14 ****** Scenery Mode: This is the best choice for scenery photo displaying with SPLENDID TM Video Intelligence Technology. Standard Mode: This is the best choice for document editing with SPLENDIDTM Video Intelligence Technology. Theater Mode: This is the best choice for movie watching with SPLENDIDTM Video Intelligence Technology. Game Mode: This is the best choice for game playing with SPLENDIDTM Video Intelligence Technology. Night View Mode: This is the best choice for playing dark-scene game or watching dark-scene movie with SPLENDID TM Video Intelligence Technology. sRGB: This is the best choice for viewing photos and graphics from PCs. In the Standard Mode, the Saturation, Skin Tone, Sharpness, ASCR are not user-configurable. In the sRGB, the Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Color Temp, Skin Tone and ASCR are not user-configurable. Color Select the image color you like from this function. 2. 3-2 E.S VB199 Splendid Image @ Input Select System Setup Brightness Contrast Saturation Color Temp Skin Tone Move @ Menu Exit 100 80 50 User Mode Natural Brightness: The adjusting range is from 0 to 100. Contrast: The adjusting range is from 0 to 100. Saturation: The adjusting range is from 0 to 100. Color Temp.: Contains three preset color modes (Cool, Normal, Warm) and one User Mode. Skin Tone: Contains three color modes including Reddish, Natural, and Yellowish. In the User Mode, colors of R (Red), G (Green), and B (Blue) are userconfigurable; the adjusting range is from 0 100. Chapter 3: General Instruction
****** Page 15 ****** 3. 4. Image You can adjust the image Sharpness, Trace Free, ASCR, trace free, Position (VGA only), and Focus (VGA only) from this main function. VB199 Splendid Color Image @ Input Select System Setup Sharpness Trace Free ASCR Position Focus Move Menu Exit 40 60 OFF e Sharpness: Adjusts the picture sharpness. The adjusting range is from O to 100. Trace Free: Speed up the response time by Over Drive technology. The adjusting range is from lower 0 to faster 100. ASCR: Select ON or OFF to enable or disable dynamic contrast ratio function. Position: Adjusts the horizontal position (H-Position) and the vertical position (V-Position) of the image. The adjusting range is from 0 to 100 (Only available for VGA input) Focus: Reduces Horizonal-line noise and Vertical-line noise of the image by adjusting (Phase) and (Clock) separately. The adjusting range is from 0 to 100 (Only available for VGA input) Input Select Selects the input source from VGA or DVI (VBI 99T/N). VBI 99 Splendid Color Image @ Input Select System Setup ASUS LCD Monitor VBI 99 Series VGA DVI -g Menu B Exit 3-3
****** Page 16 ****** 5. System Setup Adjusts the system configuration. E.S VB199 Splendid Color Image @ Input Select System Setup VB199 g Splendid Color Image @ Input Select VII System Setup Splendid Demo Mode Volume ECO Mode OSD setup Language Information Move Menu All Reset B Exit Exit OFF 83 OFF English 1/2 2/2 Move Menu • Splendid Demo Mode: Activate the demo mode for the Splendid function. Volume: Adjusts the Volume level of speakers. (VBI 99T/S). ECO Mode: Turns the ECO Mode Function on or off. OSD Setup: Adjusts the horizontal position (H-Position), vertical position (V-Position), OSD Timeout, DDC/CI, and Transparency of the OSD screen. Language: Selects OSD language. The selections are English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese and Korean. Information: Displays the monitor information. All Reset: Selects “Yes” to revert all settings to the factory default mode. Chapter 3: General Instruction
****** Page 17 ****** 3.2 Specifications Model Panel Size Max. Resolution Brightness (Typ.) Cnrtast Ratio (Typ.) Viewing Angle (HIV), Display Colors Response Time D-SUB Input DVI Input Power Consumption Note Speaker (Build-in) Tilt (CR210) VB199T/N/S/D 19″W (48.3 cm) SXGA 1280*1024 250cd/m2 1000:1 1780/1780 (typ.) 16.7 M 5ms (Gray to Gray) YES DVI(VBI 99T/N only) Power On: < 17.1 w *Based on Energy Star 6.0 standard x 2 (VB199T/S only) -50 +200 100 mm x 100 mm 413 x 410 x 210 mm 485 x 150 x 469 mm AC 100-240V(BuiIt-in) VESA Wall Mounting Phys. Dimension (WxHxD) Box Dimension (WxHxD) Voltage Rating ASUS LCD Monitor VBI 99 Series 3-5 ****** Page 18 ****** 3.3 Troubleshooting (FAQ) Problem Power LED is not ON The power LED lights amber and there is no screen image Screen image is too light or dark Screen image is not centered or sized properly Screen image bounces or a wave pattern is present in the image Screen image has color defects (white does not look white) Screen image is blurry or fuzzy No sound or sound is low (VB199T/S) 3-6 Possible Solution Press the d) 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. • 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. Adjust the Contrast and Brightness settings via OSD. Press the P button for two seconds to automatically adjust the image (for VGA input only). Adjust the H-Position or V-Position settings via OSD (for VGA input only). Make sure the signal cable is properly connected to the monitor and the computer. • Move electrical devices that may cause electrical interference. 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. Press theo button for two seconds to automatically adjust the image (for VGA input only). Adjust the Phase and Clock settings via OSD. Ensure that the audio cable is properly connected to the monitor and the computer. Adjust the volume settings of both your monitor and computer. • Ensure that the computer sound card driver is properly installed and activated. Chapter 3: General Instruction ****** Page 19 ****** 3.4 Supported timing list Resolution 640×350 640×480 640×480 640×480 640×480 720×400 800×600 800×600 800×600 800×600 832×624 1024×768 1024×768 1024×768 1024×768 1152×864 1280×1024 1280×1024 ASUS LCD Monitor VBI 99 Series V(Hz) 70 60 67 72 75 70 56 60 72 75 75 60 70 72 75 75 60 75 H(KHz) 31.469 31.469 35 37.861 37.5 31.469 35.156 37.879 48.077 46.875 49.725 48.363 56.476 57.7 60.023 67.5 63.981 79.976 3-7
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