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Dell™ E170S/E190S Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide

Notes, Notices, and Cautions

Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
© 2009 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; 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 E170Sb/E170Sc/E190Sb/E190Sf

March 2009  Rev. A01

 

 

About Your Monitor

Setting Up the Monitor

Operating the Monitor

Solving Problems

Appendix



NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer.

NOTICE: A NOTICE indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the problem.

CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death.

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About Your Monitor  
Dell™ E170S/E190S Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide

  Package Contents

  Product Features

  Identifying Parts and Controls

  Monitor Specifications

  Plug and Play Capability

  LCD Monitor Quality & 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.



l Monitor with stand



l Power Cable

 



l VGA Cable

 



l Drivers and Documentation media
l Quick Setup Guide
l Safety Information

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Direct-Access Functions

 

Using the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu
 

Accessing the Menu System

1. With the menu off, press the MENU button to open the OSD system and display the main features menu.



2. Press the - and + buttons to move between the function icons. As you move from one icon to another, the function name is highlighted to reflect the
function or group of functions (sub-menus) represented by that icon. See the table below for a complete list of all the functions available for the monitor.

3. Press the MENU button once to activate the highlighted function. Press -/+ to select the desired parameter, press menu to enter the slidebar
then use the - and + buttons, according to the indicators on the menu, to make your changes.

4. Press the MENU button once to return to the main menu to select another function or press the MENU button two or three times to exit from the OSD.

Indicator

Function Adjustment Method

Auto adjustment Use this button to activate automatic setup and adjustment. The following dialog will appear on
screen as the monitor self-adjusts to the current input:

Auto Adjustment button 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' and 'Phase'
controls in the OSD.

Auto Adjustment in Progress...

NOTE: Auto Adjust will not occur if you press the button while there are no active video input
signals, or attached cables

Brightness/Contrast



With the menu off, press the button to display the 'Brightness' and 'Contrast' adjustment
menu.

The 'Brightness' function adjusts the luminance of the flat panel.

Adjust 'Brightness' first, then adjust 'Contrast' only if further adjustment is necessary.

"+" increase 'brightness'
" - "decrease 'brightness'

The 'Contrast' function adjusts the degree of difference between darkness and lightness on the
display screen. 

"+" increase the 'contrast'
"-" decrease the 'contrast'

A Function icons B Main Menu C Menu icon

D Sub-Menu name E Resolution

Icon Menu Name
and Sub-
menus

Description

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EXIT This is used to exit out of the Main Menu.



Positioning:

Horizontal
Vertical

'Positioning' moves the viewing area around on the monitor screen.

When making changes to either the Horizontal or Vertical settings, no changes occur to the size of the viewing area; the image gets
shifted based on what you select.

Minimum is '0' (-). Maximum is '100' (+).



  Image
settings:

 

  Auto Adjust Even though your computer system can recognize your new flat panel monitor on startup, the 'Auto Adjustment' function will optimize
the display settings for use with your particular setup.
  

NOTE: In most cases, 'Auto Adjust' produces the best image for your configuration; you can directly access this function via Auto 

Adjustment  hotkey.  



Pixel Clock The Phase and Pixel Clock adjustments allow you to more closely adjust your monitor to your preference. Select Image Settings in
the main OSD to access these settings. 

Use the - and + buttons to adjust interference. Minimum: 0 ~ Maximum: 100



Phase If satisfactory results are not obtained using the Phase adjustment, use the Pixel Clock adjustment and then use Phase again.



NOTE: This function may change the width of the display image. Use the 'Horizontal' function of the 'Position' menu to center the 
display image on the screen.

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Product-Specific Problems

 

Troubleshooting the Dell™ Soundbar (Optional)

l Perform monitor Self Test Feature Check and determine if these lines are also in self
l Check for bent or broken pins in the video cable connector.

Synchronization Problems Screen is scrambled or appears
torn

l Reset the monitor to Factory Settings.
l Perform Auto Adjust via OSD.
l Adjust Phase and Pixel Clock controls via OSD.
l Perform monitor Self Test Feature Check to determine if scrambled screen appears in self

mode.
l Check for bent or broken pins in the video cable connector.
l Restart the computer in the safe mode.

Safety Related Issues Visible signs of smoke or sparks l Do not perform any troubleshooting steps.
l Contact Dell immediately.

Intermittent Problems Monitor turns on & off l Ensure that the video cable connecting the monitor to the computer is connected properly and is
secure.

l Reset the monitor to Factory Settings.
l Perform monitor Self Test Feature Check to determine if the intermittent problem occurs in self

test mode.

Missing Color Picture lacks color l Perform monitor Self Test Feature Check.
l Ensure that the video cable connecting the monitor to the computer is connected properly and is

secure.
l Check for bent or broken pins in the video cable connector.

Wrong Color Picture color is not good l Change the color to "User Preset"
l Adjust R/G/B value of "User Preset"

Image retention  from a static 
image left on the monitor for a 
long period of time

Faint shadow from the static image
displayed appears on the screen

l Use the Power Management feature to turn off the monitor at all times when not in use
information, see Power Management Modes).

l Alternatively, use a dynamically changing screensaver.

SPECIFIC SYMPTOMS WHAT YOU EXPERIENCE POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS

Screen image is too small Image is centered on screen, but
does not fill entire viewing area

l Perform monitor reset on "Factory Reset"

Cannot adjust the monitor with
the buttons on the front panel

OSD does not appear on the
screen

l Turn the monitor off and unplug the power cord and then plug back and power on

No Input Signal when user
controls pressed

No picture, the LED light is green.
When press "+", "-" or "Menu"
key, the message " No input
signal " will appear.

l Check the signal source. Ensure that the computer is not in power saving by moving the mouse
or pressing any key on the keyboard.

l Check whether the signal cable is plugged in and seated properly.  Re-plug the signal cable if
necessary.

l Re-boot the computer or video player.

The monitor will not fill the entire
screen.

The picture does not fill the
height or width of the screen.

l Due to the non-standard formats of DVDs, the monitor may not show the full screen pictures.

COMMON SYMPTOMS WHAT YOU EXPERIENCE POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS

No Sound Soundbar has power - power
indicator is on.

l Plug the audio line-in cable into the computer's audio out jack.
l Set all Windows volume controls to their maximum.
l Play some audio content on the computer (i.e., audio CD, or MP3).
l Turn the Power/Volume knob on the Soundbar clockwise to a higher volume setting.
l Clean and reseat the audio line-in plug.
l Test the Soundbar using another audio source (i.e., portable CD player).

Distorted Sound Computer's sound card is used
as the audio source.

l Clear any obstructions between the Soundbar and the user.
l Confirm that the audio line-in plug is completely inserted into the jack of the sound card.
l Set all Windows volume controls to their midpoints.
l Decrease the volume of the audio application.
l Turn the Power/Volume knob on the Soundbar counter-clockwise to a lower volume setting.
l Clean and reseat the audio line-in plug.
l Troubleshoot the computer's sound card.

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l Test the Soundbar using another audio source (i.e., portable CD player).

Distorted Sound Other audio source is used. l Clear any obstructions between the Soundbar and the user.
l Confirm that the audio line-in plug is completely inserted into the jack of the audio source.
l Decrease the volume of the audio source.
l Turn the Power/Volume knob on the Soundbar counter-clockwise to a lower volume setting.
l Clean and reseat the audio line-in plug.

Unbalanced Sound Output Sound from only one side of
Soundbar

l Clear any obstructions between the Soundbar and the user.
l Confirm that the audio line-in plug is completely inserted into the jack of the sound card or audio

source.
l Set all Windows audio balance controls (L-R) to their midpoints.
l Clean and reseat the audio line-in plug.
l Troubleshoot the computer's sound card.
l Test the Soundbar using another audio source (i.e., portable CD player).

Low Volume Volume is too low l Clear any obstructions between the Soundbar and the user.
l Turn the Power/Volume knob on the Soundbar clockwise to the maximum volume setting.
l Set all Windows volume controls to their maximum.
l Increase the volume of the audio application.
l Test the Soundbar using another audio source (i.e., portable CD player).

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