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Dell™ U2713HM Flat Panel Monitor User Guide Setting the display resolution to 2560 x 1440 (maximum) Information in this document is subject to change without notice. © 2012 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell and the DELL logo are trademarks of Dell Inc; Microsoft and Windows are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries, Intel is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries; and ATI is a trademark of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ENERGY STAR is a registered trademark of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. As an ENERGY STAR partner, Dell Inc. has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Inc. disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own. Model U2713HMt May 2012 Rev. A00
Dell™ U2713HM Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide About Your Monitor Setting Up the Monitor Operating the Monitor Dell Display Manager User's Guide Troubleshooting Appendix Notes, Cautions, and Warnings NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer. CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the problem. WARNING: A WARNING indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death. Information in this document is subject to change without notice. © 2012 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell and the DELL logo are trademarks of Dell Inc; Microsoft and Windows are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries, Intel is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries; and ATI is a trademark of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ENERGY STAR is a registered trademark of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. As an ENERGY STAR partner, Dell Inc. has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Inc. disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own. Model U2713HMt May 2012 Rev. A00
Back to Contents Page Setting Up Your Monitor Dell™ U2713HM Flat Panel Monitor Setting the display resolution to 2560 x 1440 (maximum) For maximum display performance with Microsoft® Windows® operating systems, set the display resolution to 2560 x 1440 pixels by performing the following steps: In Windows XP: 1. Right-click on the desktop and click Properties. 2. Select the Settings tab. 3. Move the slider-bar to the right by pressing and holding the left-mouse button and adjust the screen resolution to 2560 x 1440. 4. Click OK. In Windows Vista® or Windows® 7: 1. Right-click on the desktop and click Personalization. 2. Click Change Display Settings. 3. Move the slider-bar to the right by pressing and holding the left-mouse button and adjust the screen resolution to 2560 x 1440. 4. Click OK. If you do not see 2560 x 1440 as an option, you may need to update your graphics driver. Please choose the scenario below that best describes the computer system you are using, and follow the provided directions: 1: If you have a Dell™ desktop or a Dell™ portable computer with internet access. 2: If you have a non Dell™ desktop, portable computer, or graphics card. Back to Contents Page
Back to Contents Page About Your Monitor Dell™ U2713HM Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Package Contents Product Features Identifying Parts and Controls Monitor Specifications Plug and Play Capability Universal Serial Bus (USB) Interface LCD Monitor Quality and Pixel Policy Maintenance Guidelines Package Contents Your monitor ships with the components shown below. Ensure that you have received all the components and contact Dell if something is missing. NOTE: Some items may be optional and may not ship with your Monitor. Some features or media may not be available in certain countries. NOTE: To set up with any other stand, please refer to the respective stand setup guide for setup instructions. Monitor
Stand Power Cable VGA Cable
USB up stream cable (enables the USB ports on the monitor) Cable Tie Drivers and Documentation media Quick Setup Guide Product and Safety Information Guide Product Features The U2713HM flat panel display has an active matrix, Thin-Film Transistor (TFT), Liquid Crystal Display (LCD). The monitor features include: ■ 27-inch (68.58 cm) viewable area display (Measured diagonally). 2560 x 1440 resolution, plus full-screen support for lower resolutions. ■ Wide viewing angle to allow viewing from a sitting or standing position, or while moving from side-to-side. DVI-DL Cable
■ Tilt, swivel, vertical extension (115 mm) and rotate adjustment capability. ■ Removable pedestal and Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA™) 100 mm mounting holes for flexible mounting solutions. ■ Plug and play capability if supported by your system. ■ On-Screen Display (OSD) adjustments for ease of set-up and screen optimization. ■ Software and documentation media includes an information file (INF), Image color Matching File (ICM), Dell Display Manager software application and product documentation. ■ Energy Saver feature for Energy Star compliance. ■ Security lock slot. ■ Asset Management Capability. ■ Capability to switch from wide aspect to standard aspect ratio while maintaining the image quality. ■ EPEAT Gold Rating. ■ BFR/PVC-reduced. ■ Arsenic-Free glass and Mercury Free for Panel only. ■ Energy Gauge shows the energy level being consumed by the monitor in real time. ■ High Dynamic Contrast Ratio (2,000,000:1) . ■ Dell Display Manager software included (comes in the CD shipped with the monitor). ■ TCO Certified Displays. ■ Color gamut of >99% sRGB.
Identifying Parts and Controls Front View Front View Front panel controls Label Description 1 Preset Modes (default, but configurable) 2 Brightness & Contrast (default, but configurable) 3 Menu 4 Exit 5 Power (with power light indicator)
Back View Back view Back view with monitor stand Label Description Use 1 VESA mounting holes (100 mm x 100 mm - behind attached VESA Plate) Wall mount monitor using VESA-compatible wall mount kit (100 mm x 100 mm) . 2 Regulatory label Lists the regulatory approvals. 3 Stand release button Release stand from monitor. 4 Security lock slot Secures monitor with security cable lock. 5 Service tag label Refer to this label if you need to contact Dell for technical support. 6 Barcode serial number label To contact Dell for technical support. 7 Dell Soundbar mounting brackets Attaches the optional Dell Soundbar. 8 USB downstream ports Connect your USB devices. 9 Cable management slot Use to organize cables by placing them through the slot.
Bottom view Bottom view with monitor stand Label Description Use 1 AC power cord connector Connect the power cable. 2 DC power connector for Dell Soundbar Connect the power cord for the soundbar (optional). 3 DisplayPort connector Connect your computer DP cable. 4 VGA connector Connect your computer VGA cable. 5 DVI connector Connect your computer DVI (Dual link) cable. 6 HDMI connector Connect devices such as a DVD player or set-top box. 7 Audio connectors Connect the HDMI 1.4 channel or DisplayPort 1.2 channel audio output devices. Connect the audio channel output to the black connector. Use this connector for 2.0 channel audio connection. * 8 USB upstream port Connect the USB cable that came with your monitor to the monitor and the computer. Once this cable is connected, you can use the USB connectors on the side and bottom of the monitor. 9 USB downstream ports Connect your USB devices. You can only use this connector after you have connected the USB cable to the computer and USB upstream connector on the monitor. 10 Stand lock feature To lock the stand to the monitor using M3x12 mm machine screw (screw not provided). * Headphone usage is not supported for the audio line out connector. Monitor Specifications Flat Panel Specifications Screen type Active matrix - TFT LCD Panel type In-plane switching technology Screen dimensions 27 inches (27-inches viewable image size) Preset display area: 596.7 (H) X 335.7 (V) mm Horizontal 596.7 mm (23.49 inches) Vertical 335.7 mm (13.22 inches) Pixel pitch 0.23 mm Viewing angle 178° (vertical) typical 178° (horizontal) typical Luminance output 350 cd/m²(typical), 50 cd/m² (minimum)
Contrast ratio 1000 to 1 (typical), 2,000,000 : 1 (typical Dynamic Contrast On) Faceplate coating Antiglare with hard-coating 3H Backlight LED edgelight system Response Time 8 ms gray-to-gray (typical) Color depth 16.7 million colors Color Gamut 82%* (sRGB >99%) *[U2713HM] color gamut (typical) is based on CIE1976 (82%) and CIE1931 (72%) test standards. Resolution Specifications Horizontal scan range 30 kHz to 113 kHz (automatic) Vertical scan range 56 Hz to 86 Hz (automatic) Maximum preset resolution 2560 x 1440 at 60 Hz Supported Video Modes Video display capabilities 480p, 576p, 720p, 1080p, 480i, 576i, 1080i Preset Display Modes Display Mode Horizontal Frequency (kHz) Vertical Frequency (Hz) Pixel Clock (MHz) Sync Polarity (Horizontal/Vertical) VESA, 720 x 400 31.5 70.0 28.3 -/+ VESA, 640 x 480 31.5 60.0 25.2 -/- VESA, 640 x 480 37.5 75.0 31.5 -/- VESA, 800 x 600 37.9 60.0 40.0 +/+ VESA, 800 x 600 46.9 75.0 49.5 +/+ VESA, 1024 x 768 48.4 60.0 65.0 -/- VESA, 1024 x 768 60.0 75.0 78.8 +/+ VESA, 1152 x 864 67.5 75.0 108.0 +/+
VESA, 1280 x 1024 64.0 60.0 108.0 +/+ VESA, 1280 x 1024 80.0 75.0 135.0 +/+ VESA, 1920 x 1080 67.5 60.0 148.5 +/+ VESA, 2048 x 1152 71.6 60.0 197.0 +/+ VESA, 2560 x 1440 88.8 60.0 241.5 +/+ Electrical Specifications Video input signals Analog RGB, 0.7 Volts +/- 5%, positive polarity at 75 ohm input impedance Digital DVI TMDS, 600mV for each differential line, positive polarity at 50 ohm input impedance DP1.2/HDMI1.4 signal input support Synchronization input signals TTL levels required and separate syncs (including Trigger points), SOG (Composite SYNC on green) AC input voltage/frequency/current 100 VAC to 240 VAC / 50 Hz or 60 Hz + 3 Hz / 1.5 A (Typical) Inrush current 120 V : 30 A (Max) 240 V : 60 A (Max) Physical Characteristics Connector type 15-pin D-subminiature, blue connector; DVI-DL, white connector; HDMI/DisplayPort, black connector Signal cable type DVI: Detachable, DVI-DL, Solid pins, shipped detached from the monitor Analog: Detachable, D-Sub, 15 pins, shipped detached from the monitor DisplayPort: Detachable, DisplayPort, Solid pins (optional) High Definition Multimedia Interface: Detachable, HDMI, 19 pins (optional) Dimensions (with stand) Height (extended) 538.9 mm (21.22 inches) Height (compressed) 424.3 mm (16.70 inches) Width 639.3 mm (25.17 inches)
Depth 200.3 mm (7.89 inches) Dimensions (without stand) Height 378.2 mm (14.89 inches) Width 639.3 mm (25.17 inches) Depth 65.6 mm (2.58 inches) Stand dimensions Height (extended) 418.2 mm (16.46 inches) Height (compressed) 372.3 mm (14.66 inches) Width 314.8 mm (12.39 inches) Depth 200.3 mm (7.89 inches) Weight Weight with packaging 10.2 kg (22.67 lb) Weight with stand assembly and cables 8.1 kg (18.00 lb) Weight without stand assembly (For wall mount or VESA mount considerations - no cables) 5.6 kg (12.44 lb) Weight of stand assembly 1.8 kg (4.00 lb) Front Frame Gloss 5.0 gloss unit (max.) (Black Frame) 20.0 gloss unit (max.) (Silver Frame) Environmentall Characteristics Temperature Operating 0 °C to 40 °C Non-operating Storage: -20 °C to 60 °C (-4 °F to 140 °F) Shipping: -20 °C to 60 °C (-4 °F to 140 °F) Humidity Operating 10% to 80% (non-condensing)
Non-operating Storage: 5% to 90% (non-condensing) Shipping: 5% to 90% (non-condensing) Altitude Operating 3,048 m (10,000 ft) max Non-operating 10,668 m (35,000 ft) max Thermal dissipation 342.21 BTU/hour (maximum) 143.31 BTU/hour (typical) Power Management Modess If you have VESA's DPM™ compliance display card or software installed in your PC, the monitor can automatically reduce its power consumption when not in use. This is referred to as Power Save Mode*. If the computer detects input from keyboard, mouse, or other input devices, the monitor automatically resumes functioning. The following table shows the power consumption and signaling of this automatic power saving feature: VESA Modes Horizontal Sync Vertical Sync Video Power Indicator Power Consumption Normal operation Active Active Active Blue 100 W (maximum) ** 42 W (typical) Active-off mode Inactive Inactive Blanked White Less than 0.5 W Switch off - - - Off Less than 0.5 W The OSD will only function in the normal operation mode. When any button is pressed in Active-off mode, one of the following messages will be displayed: Activate the computer and the monitor to gain access to the OSD. NOTE: This monitor is ENERGY STAR® -compliant. * Zero power consumption in OFF mode can only be achieved by disconnecting the main cable from the monitor.
** Maximum power consumption with max luminance, Dell Soundbar, and USB active. Pin Assignmentss VGA Connector Pin Number 15-pin Side of the Connected Signal Cable 1 Video-Red 2 Video-Green 3 Video-Blue 4 GND 5 Self-test 6 GND-R 7 GND-G 8 GND-B 9 Computer 5 V/3.3 V 10 GND-sync 11 GND 12 DDC data 13 H-sync 14 V-sync 15 DDC clock DVI Connector
Pin Numberr 24-pin Side of the Connected Signal Cable 1 TMDS RX2- 2 TMDS RX2+ 3 TMDS Ground 4 Floating 5 Floating 6 DDC Clock 7 DDC Data 8 Floating 9 TMDS RX1- 10 TMDS RX1+ 11 TMDS Ground 12 Floating 13 Floating 14 +5 V/+3.3 V power 15 Self test 16 Hot Plug Detect 17 TMDS RX0- 18 TMDS RX0+ 19 TMDS Ground 20 Floating
21 Floating 22 TMDS Ground 23 TMDS Clock+ 24 TMDS Clock- DisplayPort Connector Pin Numberr 20-pin Side of the Connected Signal Cable 1 ML0(p) 2 GND 3 ML0(n) 4 ML1(p) 5 GND 6 ML1(n) 7 ML2(p) 8 GND 9 ML2(n) 10 ML3(p) 11 GND 12 ML3(n) 13 GND 14 GND 15 AUX(p)
16 GND 17 AUX(n) 18 HPD 19 DP_PWR Return 20 +3.3 V DP_PWR 19-pin HDMI Connector Pin Numberr 19-pin Side of the Connected Signal Cable (Cable not included) 1 TMDS DATA 2+ 2 TMDS DATA 2 SHIELD 3 TMDS DATA 2- 4 TMDS DATA 1+ 5 TMDS DATA 1 SHIELD 6 TMDS DATA 1- 7 TMDS DATA 0+ 8 TMDS DATA 0 SHIELD 9 TMDS DATA 0- 10 TMDS CLOCK 11 TMDS CLOCK SHIELD
12 TMDS CLOCK- 13 Floating 14 Floating 15 DDC CLOCK (SDA) 16 DDC DATA (SDA) 17 GROUND 18 +5 V POWER 19 HOT PLUG DETECT Plug and Play Capability You can install the monitor in any Plug and Play-compatible system. The monitor automatically provides the computer system with its Extended Display Identification Data (EDID) using Display Data Channel (DDC) protocols so the system can configure itself and optimize the monitor settings. Most monitor installations are automatic; you can select different settings if desired. For more information about changing the monitor settings, see Operating the Monitor. Universal Serial Bus (USB) Interface This section gives you information about the USB ports that are available on the left side of your monitor. NOTE: This monitor is USB 3.0 Compatible. Transfer speed Data Rate Power Consumption Super Speed 5 Gbps 4.5 W (Max., each port) High Speed 480 Mbps 2.5 W (Max., each port) Full speed 12 Mbps 2.5 W (Max., each port) Low speed 1.5 Mbps 2.5 W (Max., each port)
USB Upstream Connector Pin Number Signal Name 1 VBUS 2 D- 3 D+ 4 GND 5 StdB_SSTX- 6 StdB_SSTX+ 7 GND_DRAIN 8 StdB_SSRX- 9 StdB_SSRX+ Shell Shield USB Downstream Connector Pin Number Signal Name 1 VBUS 2 D-
3 D+ 4 GND 5 StdA_SSRX- 6 StdA_SSRX+ 7 GND_DRAIN 8 StdA_SSTX- 9 StdA_SSTX+ Shell Shield USB Ports 1 upstream - back 4 downstream - 2 on back; 2 on left side NOTE: USB 3.0 functionality requires a USB 3.0 compatible computer. NOTE: The monitor's USB interface works only when the monitor is on or in power save mode. If you turn off the monitor and then turn it on, the attached peripherals may take a few seconds to resume normal functionality. LCD Monitor Quality and Pixel Policy During the LCD Monitor manufacturing process, it is not uncommon for one or more pixels to become fixed in an unchanging state which are hard to see and do not affect the display quality or usability. For more information on Dell Monitor Quality and Pixel Policy, see Dell Support site at: support.dell.com. Maintenance Guideliness Cleaning Your Monitor WARNING: Read and follow the safety instructions before cleaning the monitor. WARNING: Before cleaning the monitor, unplug the monitor power cable from the electrical outlet. For best practices, follow the instructions in the list below while unpacking, cleaning, or handling your monitor: To clean your antistatic screen, lightly dampen a soft, clean cloth with water. If possible, use a special screen-cleaning tissue or solution suitable for the antistatic coating. Do not use benzene, thinner, ammonia, abrasive cleaners, or compressed air. Use a lightly-dampened, warm cloth to clean the monitor. Avoid using detergent of any kind as some detergents leave a milky film on the monitor. If you notice white powder when you unpack your monitor, wipe it off with a cloth. Handle your monitor with care as a darker-colored monitor may scratch and show white scuff marks more than a lighter-colored monitor. To help maintain the best image quality on your monitor, use a dynamically changing screen saver and turn off your monitor when not in use. Back to Contents Page
Back to Contents Page Setting Up the Monitor Dell™ U2713HM Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Attaching the Stand Connecting the Monitor Organizing Your Cables Attaching the Soundbar AX510 / AX510PA (Optional) Removing the Stand Wall Mounting (Optional) Attaching the Stand NOTE: The stand is detached when the monitor is shipped from the factory. NOTE: This is applicable for a monitor with a stand. When any other stand is bought, please refer to the respective stand setup guide for set up instructions. To attach the monitor stand:
1. Remove the cover and place the monitor on it. 2. Fit the two tabs on the upper part of the stand to the groove on the back of the monitor. 3. Press the stand till it snaps into its place. Connecting Your Monitor WARNING: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the Safety Instructions. To connect your monitor to the computer: 1. Turn off your computer and disconnect the power cable. Connect the blue (VGA) cable from your monitor to your computer. NOTE: If your computer supports a white DVI connector, unscrew and detach the blue (VGA) cable from the monitor and then connect the White DVI cable to the monitor and the white DVI connector on your computer. NOTE: Do not connect the blue VGA, the white DVI, or the black DisplayPort cables to the computer at the same time. 2. Connect the white (digital DVI-D) or the blue (analog VGA) or the black (DisplayPort) display connector cable to the corresponding video port on the back of your computer. Do not use the three cables on the same computer. Use all the cables only when they are connected to three different computers with appropriate video systems. Connecting the white DVI cable
Connecting the blue VGA cable
Connecting the black DisplayPort cable (Optional) CAUTION: The Graphics are used for the purpose of illustration only. Appearance of the computer may vary. Connecting the USB cable After you have completed connecting the DVI/VGA/DP cable, follow the procedure below to connect the USB cable to the computer and complete your monitor setup: 1. Connect the upstream USB port (cable supplied) to an appropriate USB port on your computer. (See bottom view for details.) 2. Connect USB peripherals to the downstream USB ports (side or bottom) on the monitor. (See side or bottom view for details.) 3. Plug the power cables for your computer and monitor into a nearby outlet. 4. Turn on the monitor and the computer. If your monitor displays an image, installation is complete. If it does not display an image, see Solving Problems. 5. Use the cable slot on the monitor stand to organize the cables.
Organizing Your Cables After attaching all necessary cables to your monitor and computer, (See Connecting Your Monitor for cable attachment,) use the cable management slot to organize all cables as shown above.
Attaching the Soundbar AX510 / AX510PA (Optional) CAUTION: Do not use with any device other than the Dell Soundbar. NOTE: The Soundbar power connector (+12 V DC output) is for the optional Dell Soundbar AX510/AX510PA only. To attach the Soundbar: 1. Working from the back of the monitor, attach the Soundbar by aligning the two slots with the two tabs along the bottom of the monitor. 2. Slide the Soundbar to the left until it snaps into place. 3. Connect the Soundbar with the DC power connector. 4. Insert the mini stereo plug from the back of the Soundbar into the computer’s audio output jack. For HDMI/DP, you can insert the mini stereo plug into the monitor’s audio output port. If there is no sound, check your PC if the Audio output is configured to HDMI/DP output.
Removing the Stand NOTE: To prevent scratches on the LCD screen while removing the stand, ensure that the monitor is placed on a soft, clean surface. NOTE: This is applicable for a monitor with a stand. When any other stand is bought, please refer to the respective stand setup guide for set up instructions. To remove the stand: 1. Place the monitor on a flat surface. 2. Press and hold the Stand release button. 3. Lift the stand up and away from the monitor.
Wall Mounting (Optional) (Screw dimension: M4 x 10 mm). Refer to the instructions that come with the VESA-compatible base mounting kit. 1. Place the monitor panel on a soft cloth or cushion on a stable flat table. 2. Remove the stand. 3. Use a screwdriver to remove the four screws securing the plastic cover. 4. Attach the mounting bracket from the wall mounting kit to the LCD. 5. Mount the LCD on the wall by following the instructions that came with the base mounting kit. NOTE: For use only with UL Listed Wall Mount Bracket with minimum weight/load bearing capacity of 5.6 kg. Back to Contents Page
Back to Contents Page Operating the Monitor Dell™ U2713HM Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide Using the Front Panel Controls Using the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu Setting the Maximum Resolution Using the Dell Soundbar AX510/AX510PA only (Optional) Using the Tilt, Swivel, and Vertical Extension Rotating the monitor Adjusting the Rotation Display Settings of Your System Using the Front Panel Use the control buttons on the front of the monitor to adjust the characteristics of the image being displayed. As you use these buttons to adjust the controls, an OSD shows the numeric values of the characteristics as they change. The following table describes the front panel buttons: Front panel Button Description 1 Use this button to choose from a list of preset color modes.
Shortcut key/ Preset Modes 2 Shortcut key / Brightness/Contrast Use this button to directly access the "Brightness/Contrast" menu. 3 Menu Use the MENU button to launch the on-screen display (OSD) and select the OSD Menu. See Accessing the Menu System. 4 Exit Use this button to go back to the main menu or exit the OSD main menu. 5 Power (with power light indicator) Use the Power button to turn the monitor on and off. The Blue LED indicates the monitor is on and fully functional. An white LED indicates DPMS power save mode. Using the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu Accessing the Menu System
NOTE: If you change the settings and then either proceed to another menu or exit the OSD menu, the monitor automatically saves those changes. The changes are also saved if you change the settings and then wait for the OSD menu to disappear. 1. Push the button to launch the OSD menu and display the main menu. 2. Push the and buttons to move between the setting options. As you move from one icon to another, the option name is highlighted. See the following table for a complete list of all the options available for the monitor. 3. Push the button once to activate the highlighted option. 4. Push and button to select the desired parameter. 5. Push to enter the slide bar and then use the and buttons, according to the indicators on the menu, to make your changes. 6. Select the button to return to the main menu. Icon Menu and Submenus Description Brightness/Contrast Use this menu to activate Brightness/Contrast adjustment.
Brightness Brightness adjusts the luminance of the backlight. Push the button to increase brightness and push the button to decrease brightness (min 0 ~ max 100). Contrast Adjust Brightness first, and then adjust Contrast only if further adjustment is necessary. Push the button to increase contrast and push the button to decrease contrast (min 0 ~ max 100). The Contrast function adjusts the degree of difference between darkness and lightness on the monitor screen. Auto Adjust Even though your computer recognizes your monitor on startup, the Auto Adjustment function optimizes the display settings for use with your particular setup. Auto Adjustment allows the monitor to self-adjust to the incoming video signal. After using Auto Adjustment, you can further tune your monitor by using the Pixel Clock (Coarse) and Phase (Fine) controls under Image Settings.
NOTE: In most cases, Auto Adjust produces the best image for your configuration. NOTE: Auto Adjust option is only available when you are using the analog (VGA) connector. Input Source Use the Input Source menu to select between different video signals that may be connected to your monitor. VGA Select VGA input when you are using the analog (VGA) connector. Press the to select the VGA input source. DVI-D Select DVI-D input when you are using the Digital (DVI) connector. Press the to select the DVI input source. DisplayPort Select DisplayPort input when you are using the DisplayPort (DP) connector. Press the to select the DisplayPort input source. HDMI Select HDMI input when you are using the HDMI connector. Press the button to select the HDMI input source. Color Settings Use the Color Settings to adjust the color setting mode and color temperature. There are different color setting sub-menus for VGA/DVI-D and Video input.
Input Color Format Choose the RGB option if monitor is connected to a computer or a DVD using a VGA or DVI cable. Choose the YPbPr option if monitor is connected to a DVD by a YPbPr to VGA cable or if the DVD color output setting is not RGB.
Gamma Allows you to set the color mode to PC or MAC.
Preset Modes You can choose Standard, Multimedia, Movie, Game, Text, Color Temperature, sRGB or Custom Color;
Standard: Loads the monitor's default color settings. This is the default preset mode. Multimedia: Loads color settings ideal for multimedia applications. Movie: Loads color settings ideal for most movie applications. Game: Loads color settings ideal for most gaming applications. Text: Loads color settings ideal for text. Color Temperature: The screen appears warmer with a red/yellow tint with slider set at 5,000K or cooler with blue tint with slider set at 10,000K.
sRGB: Mode to emulate 72% NTSC color. Custom Color: Allows you to manually adjust the color settings. Press the and buttons to adjust the three colors (R, G, B) values and create your own preset color mode. Hue This feature can shift color of video image to green or purple. This is used to adjust the desired flesh tone color. Use or to adjust the hue from '0' to '100'. Press to increase the green shade of the video image. Press to increase the purple shade of the video image. NOTE: Hue adjustment is available only for Movie and Game mode. Saturation This feature can adjust the color saturation of the video image. Use or to adjust the saturation from '0' to '100'. Press to increase the monochrome appearance of the video image. Press to increase the colorful appearance of the video image. NOTE: Saturation adjustment is available only for Movie and Game mode.
Reset Color Settings Reset your monitor color settings to the factory settings. Display Settings Use the Display Settings to adjust image. Aspect Ratio Adjust the image ratio as wide 16:9, 4:3 or 5:4. Horizontal Position Use the or to adjust image left or right. Minimum is '0' (-). Maximum is '100' (+). Vertical Position Use the or to adjust image up or down. Minimum is '0' (-). Maximum is '100' (+). NOTE: Horizontal Position and Vertical Position Adjustments are only available for "VGA" input. Sharpness This feature can make the image look sharper or softer. Use or to adjust the sharpness from '0' to '100'. Pixel Clock The Phase and Pixel Clock adjustments allow you to adjust your monitor to your preference. Use the or to adjust for best image quality. Phase If satisfactory results are not obtained using the Phase adjustment, use the Pixel Clock (coarse) adjustment and then use Phase (fine), again. NOTE: Pixel Clock and Phase Adjustments are only available for "VGA" input. Dynamic Contrast Dynamic Contrast adjusts the contrast ratio to 2,000,000 : 1. Push the button to select the Dynamic Contrast "On" or "Off" .
NOTE: Dynamic Contrast provides higher contrast if you choose Game mode and Movie mode. Reset Display Settings Select this option to restore default display settings. Other Settings Select this option to adjust the settings of the OSD, such as, the languages of the OSD, the amount of time the menu remains on screen, and so on. Language Language option to set the OSD display to one of eight languages (English, Espanol, Francais, Deutsch, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese or Japanese). Menu Transparency Select this option to change the menu transparency by pressing and buttons (Minimum: 0 ~ Maximum: 100). Menu Timer OSD Hold Time: Sets the length of time the OSD will remain active after the last time you pressed a button. Use the or to adjust the slider in 1 second increments, from 5 to 60 seconds. Menu Lock Controls user access to adjustments. When Lock is selected, no user adjustments are allowed. All buttons are locked. NOTE: Lock function – Either soft lock (through OSD menu) or hard lock (Press and hold the button above power button for 10 sec) Unlock function– Only hard unlock (Press and hold the button above power button for 10 sec) Energy Smart When Energy Smart is switched On, the Brightness function shall be disabled. When the Energy Smart is Off, Brightness function shall be activated. The text and the icon of “Dynamic Contrast” shall be deactivated and grey out. When Energy Smart is On, the dynamic dimming feature automatically reduces the screen’s brightness level when the displayed
image contains a high proportion of bright areas. When Energy Smart is On, The 'Energy Use indicator' on OSD menu should response to the changes in the screen content. Power Save Audio To turn on or off Audio Power during Power Save mode. DDC/CI DDC/CI (Display Data Channel/Command Interface) allows your monitor parameters (brightness, color balance etc) to be adjustable via software on your computer. You can disable this feature by selecting "Disable". Enable this feature for best user experience and optimum performance of your monitor. LCD Conditioning Helps reduce minor cases of image retention. Depending on the degree of image retention, the program may take some time to run. You can enable this feature by selecting "Enable".
Factory Reset Reset all OSD settings to the factory preset values. Personalize User can select from "Preset Modes", "Brightness/Contrast", "Auto Adjust", "Aspect Ratio", "Input Source" and set as shortcut key.
OSD Warning Messagess When Dynamic Contrast Feature is enabled (in these modes: Game and Movie), the manual brightness adjustment is disabled. When the monitor does not support a particular resolution mode you will see the following message:
This means that the monitor cannot synchronize with the signal that it is receiving from the computer. See Monitor Specifications for the Horizontal and Vertical frequency ranges addressable by this monitor. Recommended mode is 2560 x 1440. You will see the following message before the DDC/CI function is disabled. When monitor enters Power Save mode, the following message appears: Activate the computer and wake up the monitor to gain access to the OSD If you press any button other than the power button one of the following messages will appear depending on the selected input: VGA/DVI-D/DP/HDMI input
If either VGA/DVI-D/DisplayPort/HDMI input is selected and both VGA/DVI-D/DisplayPort/HDMI cables are not connected, a floating dialog box as shown below appears. or or
or See Solving Problems for more information. Setting the Maximum Resolution To set the Maximum resolution for the monitor: Windows XP: 1. Right-click on the desktop and select Properties. 2. Select the Settings tab. 3. Set the screen resolution to 2560 x 1440. 4. Click OK. Windows Vista® or Windows® 7: 1. Right-click on the desktop and select Personalization. 2. Click Change Display Settings. 3. Move the slider-bar to the right by pressing and holding left-mouse button and adjust the screen resolution to 2560 x 1440. 4. Click OK. If you do not see 2560 x 1440 as an option, you may need to update your graphics driver. Depending on your computer, complete one of the following procedures: If you have a Dell desktop or portable computer: Go to support.dell.com, enter your service tag, and download the latest driver for your graphics card.
If you are using a non-Dell computer (portable or desktop): Go to the support site for your computer and download the latest graphic drivers. Go to your graphics card website and download the latest graphic drivers. Using the Dell Soundbar AX510/AX510PA only (Optional) The Dell Soundbar is a stereo two channel system adaptable to mount on Dell Flat Panel Displays. The Soundbar has a rotary volume and on/off control to adjust the overall system level, a blue LED for power indication, and two audio headset jacks. 1. Attach mechanism 2. Headphone jacks 3. Power indicator 4. Power/Volume control
Using the Tilt, Swivel, and Vertical Extension NOTE: This is applicable for a monitor with a stand. When any other stand is bought, please refer to the respective stand setup guide for set up instructions. Tilt, Swivel With the built-in pedestal, you can tilt the monitor for the most comfortable viewing angle. NOTE: The stand is detached when the monitor is shipped from the factory.
Vertical Extension NOTE: The stand extends vertically up to 115 mm. The figures below illustrate how to extend the stand vertically.
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