BenQ XL2420T XL2420T User Manual

BenQ XL2420T Manual

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  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 1
    XL2420T / XL2420TX User Manual
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    ..., optical, chemical, manual or otherwise, without the prior written permission of BenQ Corporation. Disclaimer... or fitness for any particular purpose. Further, BenQ Corporation reserves the right to revise this publication... the LCD monitor surface with a lint-free, non-abrasive cloth. Avoid using any...
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    ... requirement and standards pertaining to environmental management, BenQ has spared no efforts in pushing our ... packaging, transportation, using and disposal of the products. BenQ ecoFACTS label lists key eco-friendly... make informed green choices at purchase. Check out BenQ's CSR Website at http://csr....
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    ......20 Getting the most from your BenQ monitor ...21 How to install the monitor on a new computer ...22 How to upgrade the monitor on an existing computer ...23 How to install on Windows 7 system ...24 How to install on... hot keys...32 Setting up your own game mode ...32 Downloading more game...
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    ...please check you have the following items. If any are missing or damaged, please contact the place of purchase for a replacement. BenQ LCD Monitor Monitor Stand Monitor Base S. Switch (Swift Switch) Quick Start Guide CD-ROM Power Cord (Picture may differ ...
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    ...DP (Optional accessory) NVIDIA 3D Vision Kit (XL2420TX only) Protective cover Headphone hook (... use in the future when you may need to transport the monitor. The fitted foam packing is ideal for protecting the monitor during transport. Always keep the product and accessories out of reach of small ...
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    Getting to know your monitor Front view 1 1. Infrared (IR) sensor (XL2420TX only) 2. Control buttons 3. Power button 4. Infrared (IR) emitter ... Power Input jack Cable management hole Kensington lock slot Headphone hook Handle 9 8 5 6 7 Getting to know your monitor 7
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    19 18 17 10. S. Switch socket 11. DisplayPort socket 12. D-Sub socket 13. DVI-D socket 14. HDMI socket x 2 15. USB port (upstream; connecting to the PC... jack 18. USB port x 2 (downstream; connecting to USB devices) 19. VESA mount release button 16 15 14 13 10 1112 8 Getting to know your monitor
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    ... your monitor hardware If the computer is turned on you must turn it off before continuing. Do not plug-in or turn-on the power to the monitor until instructed to do so. 1. Attach the monitor base. Please be careful to prevent damage to ...
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    ...it upright on its stand on a flat even surface. To move the monitor, you must hold the handle and the ... same time as illustrated. You can protect the monitor using the supplied protective cover. You ... 17 for more information. You should position the monitor and angle the screen to minimize unwanted ...
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    ...Sub cable (at the end without the ferrite filter) to the monitor video socket. Connect the other end ... the plug of the DVI-D Dual Link cable to the monitor video socket. Connect the other end ... the plug of the HDMI cable to the HDMI port on the monitor. Connect the other end of the cable to the HDMI ...
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    ... DP Cable Or Connect the plug of the DP cable to the monitor video socket. Connect the other end of...headphones to the headphone jack found on the left side of the monitor. 4. Connect USB devices. Connect the USB ... via other USB ports (downstream) on the monitor. These downstream USB ports transmit ...
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    .... Connect the S. Switch to the S. Switch socket found on the back of the monitor. And place the S. Switch next to your ... cord into the socket labelled on the rear of the monitor. Do not connect the other end ... may differ from product supplied for your region. How to assemble your monitor hardware 13
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    ... power button on the monitor. Turn on the computer too, and follow the instructions in Getting the most from your BenQ monitor on page 21 to install the monitor software. To extend the service life of the product, we recommend that you use your ...
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    ... monitor and area. Turn off the monitor and the power before unplugging the power cable. Turn off the computer before unplugging the monitor signal cable. Protect ...base. Align the arrow on the bottom of the stand with the one on the monitor stand. Raise the thumbscrew lid ( as illustrated ...
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    Turn the stand clockwise so that the arrow on the bottom of the stand points to RISER UNLOCK ( ( ). And then detach the base from the stand ). 1 2 You can remove the headphone hook as illustrated. Keep the headphone hook somewhere safe. 16 How to assemble your monitor hardware
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    ... monitor might cause personal injuries. Keep children out of reach of the monitor while performing this operation. • If the monitor has ... is desired, you should be noted that the wide screen will keep the monitor from being lowered to its minimum height. How to assemble your monitor hardware 17
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    ... your operating system for details. 2. Fully extend the monitor and tilt it. Gently lift the display ... to rotate from landscape to portrait mode. 3. Rotate the monitor 90 degrees clockwise as illustrated. To avoid ... sure there are no obstacles around the monitor and there is enough room for cables....
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    ... angle. Viewing angle adjustment You may position the screen to the desired angle with -5° to + 20° monitor tilt, 70° (left and right total) monitor swivel, and 130 mm monitor height. -5 O ~ +20 O -35O ~ +3 5O 130 mm How to assemble your monitor hardware 19
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    ... mount bracket. Before starting to install a monitor wall mounting kit, please read ... that the wall material is stable to support the weight of the monitor. • Turn off the monitor and the power... stand. Detach the monitor stand as instructed in step 1~2 in How to detach the stand and the base on page...
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    Getting the most from your BenQ monitor To gain the most benefit from your new BenQ color LCD ... which you connect and install your BenQ LCD Monitor will determine which process you need to... model, refer to the specification label on the back of the monitor. Getting the most from your BenQ monitor 21
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    ... upgrade the monitor on an existing computer. 1. Follow the instructions in Getting the most from your BenQ monitor on page 21. When Windows starts, it will automatically detect the new ... the option to Install Hardware Device Drivers. 2. Insert the BenQ LCD Monitor CD-ROM into a CD ...
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    ... monitor driver software involves selecting an appropriate information file (.inf) on the BenQ LCD Monitor CD-ROM for the particular model monitor you have connected, and... Windows 7 system on page 24. • How to install on Windows Vista systems on page 25. Getting the most from your BenQ monitor 23
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    ..., and then the Properties button. Click the Driver tab and the Update Driver button. Insert the BenQ LCD Monitor CD-ROM into a CD drive on the computer. In the.... Click Close. You may be prompted to restart your computer after the driver update is complete. 24 Getting the most from your BenQ monitor
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    ...in the prompted User Account Control window. Click the Driver tab and the Update Driver button. Insert the BenQ LCD Monitor CD-ROM into a CD drive on... be prompted to restart your computer after the driver update is complete. Getting the most from your BenQ monitor 25
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 26
    ... available for 3D playback. System requirements • BenQ LCD Monitor XL2420T / XL2420TX • Compatible 3D glasses • PC with Microsoft Windows Vista or Windows ...follow the instruction manuals of the 3D accessories to make adjustment. 26 Getting the most from your BenQ monitor
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    ... page 38 for more information. IR sensor is embedded in the front bezel of your XL2420TX and is not visible to you. Safety information for watching 3D content • ... high blood pressure or other health concerns, consult a doctor before watching 3D content. Getting the most from your BenQ monitor 27
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 28
    ...to adjust your monitor The control panel All OSD (On Screen Display) menus can ...key. Turns the power on or off. The control keys are embedded in a touchpad and are indicated by LED indicators....Touch of an LED indicator represents pressing the corresponding control key. 28 How to adjust your monitor
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    ...). • Press and hold for 5 seconds to save the customized display settings for Gamer 3. 4. 5. S. Switch is designed for BenQ LCD Monitor XL2420T and XL2420TX exclusively. Do not connect it to other devices with USB ports. How to adjust your ...
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    ... operation You can use the OSD menu to adjust all the settings on your monitor. 1 2 Picture Mode Display Mode Smart Scaling Menu Exit 4 3 Picture Mode Display Mode ... settings, see Customizing the hot keys on page 32. • For Up/Increase adjustment. 30 How to adjust your monitor
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    ... is the hot key for Display Mode. To change the default settings, see Customizing the hot keys on page 32. •... the hot key for Smart Scaling. To change the default settings, see Customizing the hot keys on page 32. ... OSD controls, press and hold any key for 10 seconds. How to adjust your monitor 31
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    ... function. If you wish, you can always adjust the screen geometric settings manually using geometry menu items. To assist you in this endeavour, BenQ has provided a screen test image utility which you can use to check for screen color,...
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    ... you can download the game modes available on the BenQ website and apply the settings directly. 1. 2. 3. 4. Link to gaming.benq.com. Download and install the game mode loader. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup. Go to Picture ...
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    ... on Smart Scaling, go to Smart Scaling on page 42. Using Instant Mode While playing games, you can diminish the input lag by activating Instant Mode. 1. Go to Picture and Instant Mode. 2. Select On. 34 How to adjust your monitor
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    ... (On Screen Display) menu to adjust all the settings on your monitor. Press any of the control keys, or the wheel, or the return button on the S. Switch to bring up the... menu options may vary depending on the input sources, functions and settings. Menu options that are not available will...
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    ... Available menu options may vary depending on the input sources, functions and settings. Menu options that are not available will become ... Adjustment . Function Range Optimizes and adjusts the screen settings automatically for you. Not applicable to a digital input signal. H. Position V. Position ...
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    Item Phase Function Adjusts the pixel clock phase timing to synchronize with the analog input video signal. See also: Picture optimization on page 32. Not applicable to a digital input signal. Range 0 to 63 Navigating the main menu 37
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 38
    ...menu Available menu options may vary depending on the input sources, functions and settings. Menu options that are not available will become ...disappear. Mode: Photo Display Picture Picture Advanced Save Settings Audio System Brightness Contrast Sharpness Black eQualizer Gamma Color Temperature Hue...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 39
    ... panel. AMA Instant Mode Adjusts the image processing to diminish input lag. You can • ON have a real-time experience while playing games. • OFF To...To check the resolution of the video source, go to System and Information on the monitor. Navigating the main menu 39
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 40
    ... menu Available menu options may vary depending on the input sources, functions and settings. Menu options that are not available will become ... Item Picture Mode . Function Range Select a picture mode that best suits the type of images shown on the screen. The default setting is FPS1. Change the ...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 41
    ... its native resolution without scaling. Displays the input image as if on a 17" monitor of 4:3 aspect ratio. Displays the input image as if on a 19" monitor of 4:3 aspect ratio. Displays the input image as if on a 19"W monitor of 16:10 aspect ratio. 1:1 17" (4:3) 19" (4:3) 19"W (16:10...
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    ...21.5" (16:9) 22"W Function Displays the input image as if on a 21.5" monitor of 16:9 aspect ratio. Displays the input image as if on a 22"W monitor of 16:10 aspect ratio. monitor of 16:9... Format if colors shown on the monitor screen do not display properly. If the input source is HDMI...
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    Item Function content, e.g. a YouTube video or a game in windowed mode. Size Range Smart Focus This feature provides a ... to focus on certain Determines the size of the highlight area. • Small • Large • OFF 0 ~ 100 0 ~ 100 0 ~ 100 H. Position V. Position Scaling Adjusts the horizontal ...
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    Save Settings menu Available menu options may vary depending on the input sources, functions and settings. Menu options that are not available will become grayed... Saves a new set of customized display settings. See Setting up your own game mode on page 32 for information ...
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    ... options may vary depending on the input sources, functions and settings. Menu options that are not available... Standard Display Picture Picture Advanced Save Settings Audio System Volume Mute Buzzer ...audio volume. Mutes the audio input. Turns the tone of control keys on or off. Buzzer Navigating ...
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    ... Available menu options may vary depending on the input sources, functions and settings. Menu options that are not available will ... Display Picture Picture Advanced Save Settings Audio System Input OSD Settings Custom Key 1 Custom Key 2 Custom Key 3 Auto Power Off DDC/CI Emitter Mode D-Sub DVI-DL ...
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    Item OSD Settings Language Function Sets the OSD menu language. Range • English • Français The language ...10 Sec. • 15 Sec. • 20 Sec. • 25 Sec. • 30 Sec. OSD Lock Prevents all the monitor settings from being accidentally changed. When this function is activated, the OSD controls and ...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 48
    ... Focus • Volume • Mute • Input • Black eQualizer Auto Power Off Sets the time to power off the monitor automatically in power saving mode. ... signal range. Normal Mode Consumer Mode LAN Mode (XL2420TX only) Sets the signal distance in normal power mode. Sets to ...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 49
    Item Information Function Displays the current monitor property settings. Range • Input • Current Resolution • Optimum Resolution (best with the monitor) • Model Name Reset All Resets all mode, color and geometry settings to the factory • YES...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 50
    ...Picture Mode is FPS1, which is designed for FPS games. If you prefer other picture ...permanently black, one or more pixels are permanently white, one or more pixels are permanently red... are pixels that are permanently on or off and is a natural defect that occurs in LCD technology. 50 Troubleshooting...
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    ... Range on the screen, this means you are using a display mode that this monitor does not support, please change the setting to one of the supported ..., refresh rate and make adjustments based on these instructions. You are running the monitor at its native resolution, but the image is ...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 52
    ... speakers. • Remove your headphone (if the headphone is connected to the monitor). • Check whether the headphone jack is properly connected. • If the...If your problems remain after checking this manual, please contact your place of purchase or e-mail us at: [email protected] 52 Troubleshooting



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