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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    ..., electronic, mechanical, magnetic, optical, chemical, manual or otherwise, without the prior written permission ... purpose. Further, BenQ Corporation reserves the right to revise this publication and to make changes ... Please follow these safety instructions for best performance, and long life for your...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 3
    ... society. Besides meeting international regulatory requirement and standards pertaining to environmental management,..., manufacturing, packaging, transportation, using and disposal of the products. BenQ ecoFACTS label lists... informed green choices at purchase. Check out BenQ's CSR Website at http://csr...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 4
    ... mounting kit ...20 Getting the most from your BenQ monitor ...21 How to install the monitor on a new computer ... install on Windows 7 system ...24 How to install on Windows Vista systems ...25 How to watch 3D content on ...40 Save Settings menu ...44 Audio menu ...45 System menu ...46 Troubleshooting ...
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    ... 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 from product supplied for your region.) Getting started 5
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    ... Cable: DP (Optional accessory) NVIDIA 3D Vision Kit (XL2420TX only) Protective cover ...-installed, can be removed) Consider keeping the box and packaging in storage for use in the future when you may ... monitor during transport. Always keep the product and accessories out of reach of small children....
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 7
    Getting to know your monitor Front view 1 1. Infrared (IR) sensor (XL2420TX only) 2. Control buttons 3. Power button 4. Infrared (IR) emitter indicator 2 3 4 Back view 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. AC Power Input jack Cable management hole Kensington lock slot ...
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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...devices) 17. Headphone 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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    ... plug-in or turn-on the power to the monitor until instructed to do so. 1. Attach the monitor base.... plates on the stand, then push the stand and the base together. If the base is properly ... on the monitor base ( ). Raise the thumbscrew lid ( ). ) and tighten the thumbscrew as illustrated ( Then push...
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    ... engaged. Carefully lift the monitor, turn it over and place it upright on its stand on a flat even ... move the monitor, you must hold the handle and the bottom of the stand base at the same time ... more information. You should position the monitor and angle the screen to minimize unwanted reflections ...
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    2. Connect the PC video cable Do not use both DVI-D cable and D-Sub cable on the same PC. The only case in which both cables can be used is if they are connected to two different PCs with appropriate video systems. Either To Connect the D-Sub Cable Connect the plug of ...
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    ...: D-Sub The video cables included in your package and the socket illustrations on the right may vary depending ... USB devices. Connect the USB cable between the PC and the monitor (via the upstream USB port ... upstream USB port transmits data between the PC and the USB devices connected to the monitor. ...
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    ...Switch to the S. Switch socket found on the back of the monitor. And place the S. Switch next to your monitor ...outlet just yet. 7. Organize the cables. 8. Connect-to and turn-on the power. Plug the other end ...cord into a power outlet and turn it on. Picture may differ from product supplied for your ...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 14
    ... 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 computer's power management ...
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    ... area. Turn off the monitor and the power before unplugging the power cable. Turn ... desk will scratch or damage the monitor surround and controls. 2. Remove the monitor stand. While ... stand. Raise the thumbscrew lid ( as illustrated ( ). ) and release the thumbscrew 1 2 How to assemble your monitor...
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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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    Adjusting the monitor height To adjust the monitor height, hold both the left and the right sides of the monitor to lower the monitor or lift it up to the ... this operation. • If the monitor has been rotated to portrait mode and height adjustment is desired, you should be noted that the wide screen...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 18
    ...has to be rotated 90 degrees. Right-click the desktop and select Screen resolution from the popup menu. Select Portrait in Orientation, and apply the setting. Depending on the operating system on your PC, different procedures should be followed to adjust the screen orientation. Refer to...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 19
    ... 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
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 20
    ... wall with flat surface. • Ensure that the wall material is stable to support the weight of the monitor. • Turn off the monitor and the ...the future, please keep the monitor base, monitor stand, and screws somewhere safe for future use. 3. Follow the instruction manuals of the wall mount bracket ...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 21
    ... monitor To gain the most benefit from your new BenQ color LCD flat screen monitor, ... new (or different) hardware, and will launch its Found New Hardware wizard. Follow the wizard instructions until ... has security access requirements, network policy settings may prevent you from installing software on...
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    ... on a new computer This instruction details the procedure for selecting and installing the BenQ LCD Monitor ... monitor to be connected to it. If you are adding the BenQ LCD Monitor to an existing computer that has ... for a suitable driver for my device option, and click Next. 4. Check the option for CD-...
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    ... upgrade the monitor on an existing computer This instruction details the procedure for manually updating the existing monitor ... Windows 7 Operating System (OS). The BenQ LCD Monitor driver for your model may... 24. • How to install on Windows Vista systems on page 25. Getting the most from your BenQ...
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    ... my computer for driver software. 8. Click Browse and navigate to the following directory: d:\BenQ_LCD\Driver\ (... drive letter for your CD drive may differ from the example above depending upon your system... your computer after the driver update is complete. 24 Getting the most from your BenQ monitor
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    ... Settings window will display. 2. Click the Advanced Settings button. The Generic PnP Monitor Properties window will ... window. Click the Driver tab and the Update Driver button. Insert the BenQ LCD Monitor CD-... drive letter for your CD drive may differ from the example above depending upon your system...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 26
    ... playback. System requirements • BenQ LCD Monitor XL2420T / XL2420TX • Compatible 3D glasses • PC ... right of the monitor and on the IR emitter module (purchased separately for XL2420T) will light up..... See Emitter Mode (XL2420TX only) on page 48 for more information. • On XL2420T or XL2420TX,...
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    ...embedded in the front bezel of your XL2420TX and is not visible to you. Safety information for watching 3D content • You may experience eye strain after watching 3D ...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
    ...the screen, right next to each 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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    ... Switch also provides a quick way to control and access the OSD menus. You need ... and hold for 5 seconds to save the customized display settings for Gamer 2. • Press to switch to Gamer 3 (Picture ... for Gamer 3. 4. 5. S. Switch is designed for BenQ LCD Monitor XL2420T and XL2420TX exclusively. Do ...
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    ... can use the OSD menu to adjust all the settings on your monitor. 1 2 Picture Mode Display ... displayed. The top three controls are custom keys and are designated for particular functions. 3. Select Menu to...hot key for Picture Mode. To change the default settings, see Customizing the hot keys on page ...
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    ... 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....no key activity. • To unlock the OSD controls, press and hold any key for 10 seconds. How...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 32
    ... screen geometric settings manually using geometry menu items. To assist you in this endeavour, BenQ has ... you can use to check for screen color, grayscale and line gradient display. 1. Run the ... Adjust the related display settings in different OSD menus. Settings that can be customized for game mode ...
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    ... Brightness (during 2D playback) / NVIDIA® 3D LightBoost™ (during 3D playback) (see page ... to gaming.benq.com. Download and install the game mode loader. Follow the on-screen instructions ... mode you just downloaded to apply the settings directly. Internet connection is required for this operation....
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    ... and Display Mode. 3. Select an appropriate display mode. The setting will take effect immediately. Switch to the desired display mode first, and follow the instructions in Using Smart Scaling on page 34 to ... page 42. Using Instant Mode While playing games, you can diminish the input lag by ...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 35
    ...can use the OSD (On Screen Display) menu to adjust all the settings on your monitor. Press any of the control keys, or ... are not available will be disabled and the corresponding OSD icons will disappear. The OSD menu languages may differ from the product supplied to your region, see Language on page ...
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    ... Menu options that are not available will become grayed out. And keys that are not available will be disabled and... Standard Display Picture Picture Advanced Save Settings Audio System Auto Adjustment H.Position V....select a menu item. to go to a sub menu, and then use or to make adjustments, or use ...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 37
    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
    ... Picture Advanced Save Settings Audio System Brightness Contrast Sharpness Black eQualizer Gamma Color Temperature Hue Saturation Normal Bluish Reddish User .... (during 3D playback) (during 2D playback) / Contrast Sharpness Adjusts the degree of difference between darkness and ...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 39
    ... will reduce their respective influence on the color tint of the image. (e.g. if you reduce the Blue .... Adjusts the purity degree of colors. Resets the custom color settings to the factory defaults. Improves ... a real-time experience while playing games. • OFF To optimize the picture quality, disable...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 40
    ...: FPS1 Display Picture Picture Advanced Save Settings Audio System Picture Mode Senseye Demo... select a menu item. to go to a sub menu, and then use or to make adjustments, or use .... viewing videos. For viewing still images. For better color matching representation with the peripheral devices, such ...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 41
    ... Function For playing FPS (First Person Shooting) games. For playing RTS (Real-time strategy) ... geometric distortion. The options under Display Mode will be different depending on the input signal sources. Depending on your selection of Picture Mode, different Display Mode option is pre-set. Change ...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 42
    ...Mode is 17", 19"W, or 21.5", the last 2 scaling settings (in different resolutions of the input source) will be saved ... on the detected video signal. You might need to manually set the Color Format if .... Select an option that matches the RGB range setting on the connected HDMI device. 42 Navigating ...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 43
    Item Function content, e.g. a YouTube video or a game in windowed mode. Size Range Smart Focus This feature provides a highlight area 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 ...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 44
    ...from the hot key menu. 2. Use 3. Select 4. Use or to select Save Settings. or to select a menu item. to go to a sub menu, and then ...- Saves a new set of customized display settings. See Setting up your own game mode on page 32 for information on applying the game mode. 44 Navigating the main menu
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    .... Menu options that are not available will become grayed out. And keys that are not available will be disabled and ...: Standard Display Picture Picture Advanced Save Settings Audio System Volume Mute Buzzer 50 ... select a menu item. to go to a sub menu, and then use or to make adjustments, or use ....
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 46
    ... may vary depending on the input sources, functions and settings. Menu options that are not available will... OSD Settings Custom Key 1 Custom Key 2 Custom Key 3 Auto Power Off DDC/CI Emitter Mode D-Sub DVI-DL HDMI 1...select a menu item. to go to a sub menu, and then use or to make adjustments, or use ...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 47
    ... displayed on your OSD may • Deutsch differ from those shown on the right, depending • Italiano ... Sec. OSD Lock Prevents all the monitor settings from being accidentally changed. When this function is activated, the OSD ... controls, press and hold any key for 10 seconds. Navigating the main menu...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 48
    ...controls to be sent via the software for remote diagnostics. Emitter Mode Decides the IR signal range....Mode Consumer Mode LAN Mode (XL2420TX only) Sets the signal distance in normal power ... be selected by input select or by hot key. Sets whether to display the resolution notice of the recommended ...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 49
    Item Information Function Displays the current monitor property settings. Range • Input • Current Resolution • Optimum Resolution (best with ...) • Model Name Reset All Resets all mode, color and geometry settings to the factory • YES default values. • NO Navigating the main menu 49
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 50
    ... Picture Mode is FPS1, which is designed for FPS games. If you prefer other picture modes...and then choose YES to reset the color settings to the factory defaults. If the image is still ...your dealer to get necessary support. The image is blurred. Read the instructions on the link "Adjusting the Screen ...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 51
    ... that this monitor does not support, please change the setting to one of the supported mode. Please ..., but the image is still distorted. Images from different input sources may appear distorted... make adjustments based on these instructions. The OSD controls are inaccessible. To unlock the OSD controls...
  • BenQ XL2420T | XL2420T User Manual - Page 52
    ... Increase the volume (volume may be muted or too low) on the external speakers. Need more help? If your problems remain after checking this manual, please contact your place of purchase or e-mail us at: Support@BenQ.com. 52 Troubleshooting



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