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Connecting the Cables
1.Place the monitor in a convenient, well-ventilated location near the computer.
2.Remove the cable management clip from the pedestal by pulling outward on the two sides of the
clip (1) then lifting the clip off the pedestal (2).
Figure 2-3 Removing the Cable Management Clip
3.Connect a VGA signal cable, DVI-D signal cable, or DisplayPort signal cable. Refer to Figure 2-4
Connecting the Cables on page 6.
NOTE:The monitor is capable of supporting either analog or digital input. The video mode is
determined by the video cable used. The monitor will automatically determine which inputs have
valid video signals. The inputs can be selected by pressing the +/source button on the front
panel or through the On-Screen Display (OSD) feature by pressing the Menu button.
●For analog operation, connect the VGA signal cable to the VGA connector on the rear of
the monitor and the other end to the VGA connector on the computer (cable provided).
●For DVI digital operation, connect the DVI-D signal cable to the DVI connector on the rear
of the monitor and the other end to the DVI connector on the computer (cable provided).
●For DisplayPort digital operation, connect the DisplayPort signal cable to the DisplayPort
connector on the rear of the monitor and the other end to the DisplayPort connector on the
computer (cable provided).
4.Connect one end of the provided USB cable to the USB hub connector on the rear panel of the
computer, and the other end to the upstream USB connector on the monitor.
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5.Connect one end of the power cord to the AC power connector on the back of the monitor, and
the other end to an electrical wall outlet.
Figure 2-4 Connecting the Cables
WARNING!To reduce the risk of electric shock or damage to the equipment:
Do not disable the power cord grounding plug. The grounding plug is an important safety
Plug the power cord into a grounded (earthed) electrical outlet that is easily accessible at all
Disconnect power from the equipment by unplugging the power cord from the electrical outlet.
For your safety, do not place anything on power cords or cables. Arrange them so that no one
may accidentally step on or trip over them. Do not pull on a cord or cable. When unplugging from
the electrical outlet, grasp the cord by the plug.
6.Secure the cables in place with the cable management clip. Press the clip straight down on the
curved neck of the pedestal ensuring that the tabs on the sides of the clip snap into the slots on
Figure 2-5 Installing the Cable Management Clip
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Front Panel Controls
Figure 2-6 Monitor Front Panel Controls
Table 2-1 Monitor Front Panel Controls
Menu Opens, selects or exits the OSD menu.
Minus If the OSD menu is on, press to navigate backward through
the OSD menu and decrease adjustment levels.
Plus/source If the OSD menu is on, press to navigate forward through
the OSD menu and increase adjustment levels.
If the OSD menu is inactive, press to activate the source
button that chooses the video signal input (VGA, DVI, or
OK/auto If the OSD menu is on, press to select the highlighted
If the OSD menu is inactive, press to activate the auto
adjustment feature to optimize the screen image.
Power Turns the monitor on or off.
6 Power LED Blue = Fully powered.
Amber = Sleep mode.
Flashing Amber = Sleep Timer mode.
NOTE:To view an OSD menu simulator, visit the HP Customer Self Repair Services Media Library
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Adjusting the Monitor
1.Tilt the monitor's panel forward or backward to set it to a comfortable eye level.
Figure 2-7 Tilting the Monitor
2.Swivel the monitor to the left or right for the best viewing angle.
Figure 2-8 Swiveling the Monitor
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3.Adjust the monitor’s height to a comfortable position for your individual workstation. The
monitor’s top bezel edge should not exceed a height that is parallel to your eye height. A monitor
that is positioned low and reclined may be more comfortable for users with corrective lenses.
The monitor should be repositioned as you adjust your working posture throughout the work day.
NOTE:When the monitor is unfolded for the first time, the display head is locked from
adjusting to a full-height position. To adjust the display head to full height, press down on the
display head to unlock it then pull up on the display head to raise it to the full-height position.
Figure 2-9 Adjusting the Height
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