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****** Page 1 ****** VN247 Series LCD Monitor User Guide
****** Page 2 ****** Table of contents Notices Safety information Care & Cleaning 1-2 1-2 1-3 1-6 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 2.1 2.2 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Welcome! Package contents Assembling the monitor base Connect cables ….. ….. .. 1-3 Monitor introduction ….. ….. ….. ….. ….. . 1.5.1 1.5.2 1.5.3 Front of the LCD monitor . Rear of the LCD monitor ….. ….. ….. ….. ……………………….. 1-5 QuickFit Function . Detaching the arm/stand (for VESA wall mount) . . . .. …. ……………….2-2 Adjusting the monitor…………………………. …. OSD (On-Screen Display) menu 3-1 3.1.1 How to reconfigure. 3-1 3.1.2 OSD Function . 3-1 Specifications 3-6 Troubleshooting (FAQ) 3-7 Supported Timing List 3 8 Copyright 0 2012 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”). Prodwt 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 WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES ÖR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL ASUS, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT SPECIAL INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR Loss ÖF PROFIiS7 LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF USE OR DATA, INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS AND 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 PRODUCTS AND 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. As an Energy stare Partner, our company has determined that this product meets the Energy Star@guidelines for energy efficiency. ENERGY STAR 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.
****** 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 extension 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. The socket-outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily accessible If you encounter technical problems with the monitor, contact a qualified service technician or your retailer. iv
****** 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@ LCD monitor! The latest widescreen 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 monitor brings you! Package contents 1.2 Check your package for the following items: LCD Monitor Monitor Base Quick Start Guide Warranty Card lx Power Cord lx VGA Cable lx DVI Cable (only for VN247N) lx HDMI-DVI Cable (only for VN247H) lx Audio Cable (only for VN247H) If any of the above items is damaged or missing, contact your retailer immediately. ASUS LCD Monitor VN247 Series 1-1
****** Page 8 ****** 1.3 Assembling the monitor base 1. 2. 3. 4. Attach the base to the arm. Beware to align the latch to the notch on the base. The end of the arm will slightly protrude from the base. No need to push it in. Screw the base to the arm tightly. 0 to We recommend that you cover the table surface with soft cloth to prevent damage to the monitor. 1-2 Connect cables 1.4 Connect the cables you need based on chapter 1.5.2, page 1-5. Flip upward the 10 port cover to connect cables. After connected cables, replace the cover and carefully push it upward to its original position with both thumbs at both sides of the cover. Chapter 1: Product Introduction
****** Page 9 ****** 1.5 1.5.1 Monitor introduction Front of the LCD monitor MENU MENU VN247H VN247N 1. 2. 3. @ QuickFit Button: This is a hotkey to activate the QuickFit function designed for alignment. • The QuickFit function contains 7 pages of common grid patternsJ paper sizes, and photo sizes. See page 1-6 for details. / Button: • Automatically adjust the image to its optimized position, clock, and phæe by long pressing this button for 2-4 seconds (for VGA mode only). • Use this hotkey to switch from six video preset modes (Scenery, Standard, Theater, Game, Night View, 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. (D / V Button: • Press this button to decrease the value of the function selected or move to the next function. • This is also a hotkey for Contræt adjustment. ASUS LCD Monitor VN247 Series 1-3
****** Page 10 ****** 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 1-4 O/ V Button: Press this button to decrease the value of the function selected or move to the next function. • This is also a hotkey for Volume adjustment. MENU Button: • Press this button to enter the OSD menu. • Press this button to enter/select the icon (function) highlighted while the OSD is activated. Press this button over five seconds to enable or disable the key lock function. / A Button: Press this button to increase the value of the function selected or move to the previous functions. • This is also a hotkey for Brightness adjustment. -a Input Select Button: • Use this hotkey to switch from VGA, DVI(VN247N), HDMII (VN247H), or HDM12(VN247H) input signal. O Power Button/Power Indicator: • Press this button to turn the monitor on/off. • The color definition of the power indicator is as the below table. Status White Amber OFF Description ON Standby mode OFF Chapter 1: Product Introduction
****** Page 11 ****** 1.5.2 Rear of the LCD monitor 000000 00 VN247H VN247N 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. AC-IN port HDMI port DVI port VGA port Audio – in Port Earphone – out Port Kensington Lock Screw Holes for VESA Wall Mount Control buttons ASUS LCD Monitor VN247 Series 1-5
****** Page 12 ****** 1.5.3 QuickFit Function The QuickFit function contains three patterns: (1) Grid (2) Paper size (3) Photo size. 1. 2. 3. 1-6 Grid pattern: Facilitates designers and users to organize content and layout on one page and achieve a consistent look and feel. Alig ment Grid Paper size: Provides users to view their documents in real size on the screen. Letter Photo size: Provides photographers and other users to accurately view and edit their photos in real size on the screen. 4×6 8×10 5×7 Chapter 1: Product Introduction
****** Page 13 ****** 2.1 Detaching the arm/stand (for VESA wall mount) The detachable stand of this monitor is specially designed for VESA wall mount. 1. 2. 3. Disconnect power and signal cables. Carefully put the front of the monitor face down on a clean table. Use your fingers to loosen the screw located at the bottom of the base, and remove the base from the stand. Or you may directly use a screwdriver to remove the screws that secure the stand to the monitor, and 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 while removing the screws. o O The VESA wall mount kit ( 100 x 100 mm) is purchased separately. Use only the UL Listed Wall Mount Bracket with minimum weight/load 22.7kg (Screw size: M4x 10 mm). ASUS LCD Monitor VN247 Series 2-1
****** Page 14 ****** 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 -50- 200 Chapter 2: Setup
****** Page 15 ****** 3.1 3.1.1 OSD (On-Screen Display) menu How to reconfigure VN247 Splendid Color Image Input Select System Setup Scenery Mode Standard Mode Theater Mode Game Mode Night View Mode sRGB Mode Move Menu g Exit 1. 2. 3. 4. Press the MENU button to activate the OSD menu. Press V and A 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 V and A again to navigate through the sub-menu functions. Highlight and activate the desired sub-menu function by pressing the MENU button. Press V and A 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. 3.1.2 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. VN247 Splendid Color Image Input Select System Setup Scenery Mode Standard Mode Theater Mode Game Mode Night View Mode sRGB Mode Move Menu Exit Scenery Mode: This is the best choice for scenery photo displaying with SPLENDIDTM Video Intelligence Technology. ASUS LCD Monitor VN247 Series 3-1
****** Page 16 ****** 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 SPLENDIDTM Video Intelligence Technology. sRGB Mode: This is the best choice for viewing photos and graphics from PCs. • In the Standard Mode, the Saturation, SkinTone, Sharpness, and ASCR functions are not user-configurable. • In the sRGBJ the Saturation, Color Temp.. SkinTone, Sharpness, Brightness, Contrast and ASCR functions are not user-configurable. Color Select the image color you like from this function. iB…..ä VN247 2. 3-2 Splendid Color Image Input Select System Setup Brightness Contrast Saturation Color Temp. Skin Tone Smart View Move Menu s 90 80 50 User Mode Natural OFF Brightness: The adjusting range is from 0 to 100. The* / A button is also a hotkey to activate this function. Contrast: The adjusting range is from 0 to 100. The CD/ V button is also a hotkey to activate this function. (only for VN247N) 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. Smart View: The versatile viewing positions with Smart View Technology. Chapter 3: General Instruction
****** Page 17 ****** 3. In the User Mode, colors of R (Red), G (Green), and B (Blue) are user- configurable; the adjusting range is from 0 100. Image You can adjust the image Sharpness, Trace Free(only for VN247H Aspect Control, ASCR, Position (VGA only), and Focus (VGA only) from this main function. VN247 Splendid Color Image Input Select System Setup Sharpness Trace Free Aspect Control ASCR Position Focus 40 60 OFF Sharpness: Adjusts the picture sharpness. The adjusting range is from O to 100. Trace Free: Speeds up the response time by Over Drive technology. The adjusting range is from lower 0 to faster 100. (only for VN247H) Aspect Control: Adjusts the aspect ratio to “Full”, “4.•3” “Overscan” (Overscan is available only for VN247H HDMI source) ASCR: Select ON or OFF to enable or disable dynamic contræt 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). Phae adjusts the phase of the pixel clock signal. With a wrong phase adjustment, the screen shows horizontal disturbances. Clock (pixel frequency) controls the number of pixels scanned by one horizontal sweep. If the frequency is not correct, the screen shows vertical stripes and the image is not proportional. ASUS LCD Monitor VN247 Series 3-3
****** Page 18 ****** 4. Input Select Select the input source from VGAJ DVI (VN247N)l HDMI 1 (VN247H)l or HDMI 2 (VN247H) input signal. 5. 50 3-4 VN247H: VN247 g Splendid Color Image Input Select System Setup VN247N: ‘A…z VN247 Splendid Color Image Input Select System Setup System Setup Move Move VGA HDMI 1 HDMI 2 -g Menu VGA DVI -.g Menu Exit s Adjusts the system configuration. VN247 Splendid Color Image Input Select System Setup Splendid Demo Mode OFF OFF English Move Volume ECO Mode OSD setup Language Key Lock Menu 1/2 G Exit Chapter 3: General Instruction
****** Page 19 ****** VN247 Splendid Color Image Input Select System Setup Information All Reset Move Menu Exit 212 Splendid Demo Mode: Activate the demo mode for the Splendid function. Volume: Adjust the earphone or speaker output volume level. The adjusting range is from 0 to 100.(only for VN247H.) ECO Mode: Activate the ecology mode for power saving. OSD Setup: Adjusts the horizontal postition (H-Position), vertical position (V-Position), OSD Timeout, DDD/CI, and Transparency of the OSD screen. Language: Select OSD language. The selections are: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Persian, Thai, Indonesian, Poland, Turkey, PortugalJ Czech, CroatiaJ Hungary, Romania, and Korean. Key Lock: To disable all function keys. Press the MENU button over five seconds to cancel the key lock function. Information: Displays the monitor information. All Reset: Selects “Yes” to revert all settings to the factory default mode. ASUS LCD Monitor VN247 Series 3-5
****** Page 20 ****** 3.2 Model Panel Size Specifications VN247N VN247H Max. Resolution Brightness (Typ.) Intrisinc Contræt Ratio (Typ.) Viewing Angle (CR s 10) Display Colors Response Time (Typ.) DVI input D-Sub input HDMI input Power ON Consumption Sp eaker Earphone Power saving mode Power off mode Tilt VESA Wall Mounting Phys. Dimension (WxHxD) Box Dimension (WxHxD) Net Weight (Esti.) Gross Weight (Esti.) Voltage Rating 23.6″W (59.9cm) 1920 x 1080 250cd/m2 1 ooo:l 1600(V) ; 1700(H) 16.7 M 1 ms (Gray to Gray) 5 ms (Tr+Tf) DVI with HDCP No 25 w Yes < 0.5 w < 0.5 w -50 +200 No Yes 35 w Yes *Specifications are subject to change without notice. 3-6 Yes (100mm x 100mm) 548.6 x 394.9 x 194.2 602 x 478 x 128 3.7 kg 5.8 kg AC 100-240V(Built-in) Chapter 3: General Instruction ****** Page 21 ****** 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 hæ color defects (white does not look white) Screen image is blurry or fuzzy No sound or sond is low (only for VN247H) ASUS LCD Monitor VN247 Series 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 button for two seconds to automatically adjust the image. Adjust the H-Position or V-Position settings via OSD. 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 Reset via OSD. Adjust the R/G/B color settings or select the Color Temperature via OSD. Press the button for two seconds to automatically adjust the image (for VGA mode only). Adjust the Phase and Clock settings via OSD. Make sure the audio cable is properly connected to the monitor. Adjust the volume settings of both your monitor and computer. Make sure the computer sound card driver is properly installed and activated. 3-7 ****** Page 22 ****** Supported Timing List 3.4 VESA I IBM Modes Support Timing (D-SUB, DVI-D, VN247H HDMI inputs) Resolution 640 x 350 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 480 720 x 400 800 x 600 800 x 600 800 x 600 800 x 600 848 x 480 1024 x 768 1024 x 768 1024 x 768 1152 x 864 1280 x 720 1280 x 800 1280 x 960 1280 x 1024 1280 x 1024 1366 x 768 1440 x 900 1680 x 1050 1 680 x 1050 1920 x 1080 1 920 x 1080 Refresh Rate Horizontal Frequency 701-lz 601-lz 67Hz 75Hz 70Hz 56Hz 60Hz 72Hz 75Hz 601-lz 601-lz 70Hz 75Hz 75Hz 60Hz 60Hz 60Hz 601-lz 751-lz 601-lz 60Hz 60Hz 60Hz 60Hz 60Hz 31.469KHz 31.469KHz 35KHz 37.5KHz 31.469KHz 35.156KHz 37.879KHz 48.077KHz 46.875KHz 31.02KHz 48.363KHz 56.476KHz 60.023KHz 67.5KHz 44.772KHz 49.702KHz 60KHz 63.981KHz 79.976KHz 47.712KHz 55.935KHz 65.29KHz 64.674KHz 67.5KHz 66.587KHz HDMI 1.3 CEA-861 Formats Supported Timing (for VN247H HDMI input) Resolution 640 x 480P 720 x 480P 720 x 576P 1280 x 720P 1280 x 720P 1440 x 1440 x 576P 1920 x 1080i 1 920 x 1080i 1920 x 1080P 1920 x 1080P Refresh Rate 59.94 / 60Hz 59.94 / 60Hz 50Hz 501-lz 59.94 / 601-lz 59.94 / 601-lz 50Hz 50Hz 59.94 / 60Hz 50Hz 59.94 / 60Hz Horizontal Frequency 31.469 / 31.5KHz 31.4691 31.5KHz 31.25KHz 37.5KHz 44.955 / 45KHz 31.469 / 31.5KHz 31.25KHz 28.125KHz 33.716 / 33.75KHz 56.25KHz 67.4331 67.5KHz 3-8 * The modes not listed in the above tables may not be supported. For optimal resolution, we recommend that you choose a mode listed in the above tables. Chapter 3: General Instruction
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