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Dell™ 2407WFP Flat Panel Monitor

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Setting Up Your Monitor

Dell™ 2407WFP Flat Panel Monitor

  Connecting Your Monitor

  Using the Front Panel Buttons

  Using the OSD

  Using the Dell™ Soundbar (Optional)

 


Connecting Your Monitor

CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the Safety Instructions.

1 AC power cord connector
2 DC power connector for Dell™ Soundbar
3 DVI connector
4 VGA connector
5

Composite video connector

6

S-Video connector

7 Component video connectors
8

USB upstream port

9

USB downstream ports

To connect your monitor to the computer perform the following steps/instructions.

  • Turn off your computer and disconnect the power cable.
  • Connect either the white (digital DVI-D) or the blue (analog VGA) display connector cable to the corresponding video port on the back of your computer. Do not use both cables on the same computer. The only case in which both cables can be used is if they are connected to two different computers with appropriate video systems. (Graphics are for illustration only. System appearance may vary).
  • Connect the upstream USB port (cable supplied) to an appropriate USB port on your computer .
  • Connect USB peripherals to the downstream USB ports (rear or side) on the monitor. (See rear or bottom view for details.)
  • Plug the power cables for your computer and monitor into a nearby outlet.
  • Turn on the monitor and computer.
    If your monitor displays an image, installation is complete. If it does not display an image, see Solving Problems.
  • Use the cable holder on the monitor stand to neatly organize the cables.

NOTE: If your computer does not support the DVI connector, you can leave the cable unconnected or remove it.

NOTE: For USB peripherals already connected to your computer, changing the USB connection to your monitor is not necessary.

 


Using the Front Panel Buttons

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 their numeric values as they change.

 
A


Input Source Select

 

Use Input Source Select button to select between five different video signals that may be connected to your monitor.
  1. VGA input
  2. DVI-D input
  3. S- Video input
  4. Composite video input
  5. Component video input 

As you cycle through the inputs you will see the following messages to indicate currently selected input source. It may take 1 or 2 seconds for the image to appear.

or

or
   

If either VGA or DVI-D input is selected and both VGA and DVI-D cables are not connected, a floating dialog box as shown below appears.

or

If either S-Video or Composite input is selected and both cables are not connected or the video source is turned off, the screen does not have an image. If any button is pressed (except power button), the monitor displays the following message:

 

B

 

PIP / PBP Select

 

Use this button to activate PIP (Picture-in-Picture) / PBP (Picture-by-Picture) modes adjustment.

Pressing this button continually cycles the monitor through the following modes : OFF-->PIP-->PBP. You will see the following messages corresponding to the mode selected.

 

       

 
C

OSD Menu / Select

The MENU button is used to launch the on-screen display(OSD) and select the OSD Menu. See Accessing the Menu System.

D

,E

Down (-) and Up (+)

Use these buttons for navigating and adjusting the slider-bar(decrease/increase ranges) controls in the OSD.
F


Power button
 (with power light indicator)

The green LED indicates the monitor is on and fully functional. An amber LED indicates DPMS power save mode.

The Power button turns the monitor on and off.

 


Using the OSD

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 MENU button to launch the OSD menu and display the main menu.

Main Menu for Analog (VGA) Input

Or

Main Menu for non Analog (non VGA) Input

 

NOTE: AUTO ADJUST is only available when you are using the analog (VGA) connector.

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 table for a complete list of all the options available for the monitor.

3.      Push the MENU button once to activate the highlighted option. 

4.      Push and button to select the desired parameter.

5.      Push MENU 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 "back" option to return to the main menu or "exit" to exit the OSD menu.

 

Icon

Menu and Submenus

Description

EXIT

Select to exit the main menu.

 

 

 

 

 

BRIGHTNESS

& CONTRAST

 

Back

Brightness

Contrast

Exit Menu

 

 

 

This menu is to activate Brightness/Contrast adjustment.
Push to go back to the main menu.

Brightness adjusts the luminance of the backlight.

Push the  button to increase brightness and push the button to decrease brightness (min 0 ~ max 100).

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.

Push  to exit the OSD main menu.

 

NOTE: When using DVI source, the contrast adjustment is not available.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

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

 

Back

VGA

DVI-D
S-Video
Composite
Component

Scan for Sources

Exit Menu

  

The INPUT SOURCE menu is to select between different video signals that may be connected to your monitor.
Push to go back to the main menu.
Select VGA input when you are using the analog (VGA) connector. Push to select the VGA input source.
Select DVI-D input when you are using the Digital (DVI) connector. Push to select the DVI input source.
Select S-Video input when you are using S-Video connector. Push to select the S-Video input source.
Select Composite input when you are using composite video connector. Push to select the composite input source.
Select Component input when you are using component video connector. Push to select the component input source.
Push to scan for available input signals.
Push  to exit the OSD main menu.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

COLOR

SETTINGS

 
 

Back

Color Settings Mode

(VGA/DVI-D)

Color Adjustment

 

Color Format

(Video/DVI-HD)

Hue

Saturation

Color Reset

Exit Menu

 

Color Settings adjusts the color setting mode and color temperature.

There are different color setting sub-menus for VGA/DVI-D and Video input.

            Color setting submenu for VGA/DVI-D input                                    
     
Push to go back to the main menu.
To achieve the different color mode for PC and Mac.

PC Blue: PC Blue is selected to obtain a bluish tint. This color setting is typically used for text based applications (Spreadsheets, Programming, Text Editors etc.).

PC Red: Red Preset is selected to obtain a redder tint. This color setting is typically used for color intensive applications (Photograph Image Editing, Multimedia, Movies etc.).

PC Custom: Use the plus and minus buttons to increase or decrease each of the three colors (R, G, B) independently, in single digit increments, from '0' to '100'.

 

NOTE: Color temperature is a measure of the 'warmth' of the image colors (red/green/blue). The two available presets ('Blue' and 'Red') favor blue and red accordingly. Select each one to see how each range suits your eye....or utilize the 'Custom Color' option to customize the color settings to your exact choice.
 Color setting submenu for Video/DVI-HD input

To achieve the different color domain for PC RGB and HD YPbPr (HD YPbPr is suitable for HD video playback over DVI. PC RGB is suitable for normal PC graphics display over DVI.).

This feature can make color shift of video image to green or purple. This is used to adjust for desired flesh tone color. Use or to adjust the hue from '0' to '100' .

makes video image shade into greenish

makes video image shade into purplish

NOTE: Hue adjustment only available for video input.

This feature can adjust the color saturation of the video image. Use or to adjust the saturation from '0' to '100' .

makes video image looks more monochrome

makes video image looks more colorful

 

NOTE: Saturation adjustment only available for video input.

Return your monitor color settings to those that were set at the time of manufacture.

Push  to exit the OSD main menu.

 
 
 

 

 

IMAGE

MODES

 

Back

VGA/DVI-D input

Desktop Mode

Multimedia Mode

Gaming Mode

Video input

Theater Mode

 Sports Mode

Nature Mode

Exit Menu

 

 

There are 3 image modes for different usage.

    Image mode submenu for VGA/DVI-D input              Image mode submenu for Video input

            or           

NOTE: Image modes are different between the VGA/DVI-D and Video inputs

Push to go back to the main menu.
 
Mode suitable for desktop applications.
Mode for multimedia applications, eg video playback.
Mode suitable for gaming applications.
 
Mode suitable for movie playback.
Mode suitable for sports scenes.
Mode suitable for nature scenes.
Push  to exit the OSD main menu.

 

DISPLAY

SETTINGS

 

Back

Wide Mode

H Position

V Position

Sharpness

Zoom

Horizontal Pan

Vertical  Pan

 

Pixel Clock

Phase

 Audio Option

Display Info

Display Reset

Exit Menu

 

 

 

 

Push to go back to the main menu.

Adjust the image ratio as 1:1, aspect or full screen.

 

NOTE: Wide Mode adjustment is not required at optimal preset resolution 1920 x 1200.

Use the and buttons to adjust image left and right. Minimum is '0' (-). Maximum is '100' (+).

Use the and buttons to adjust image up and down. Minimum is '0' (-). Maximum is '100' (+).
This feature can make the image look sharper or softer. Use or to adjust the sharpness from '0' to '100' .

Use the Zoom function to zoom in to specific area of interest.

Using the and keys to zoom in and out.

After zooming in, the horizontal and vertical pan function allows you to pan the enlarged image left/right and up/down respectively.

Use the and buttons to adjust image left and right. Minimum is '0' (-). Maximum is '100' (+).

Use the and buttons to adjust image up and down. Minimum is '0' (-). Maximum is '100' (+).

The Phase and Pixel Clock adjustments allow you to adjust your monitor to your preference. These settings are accessed through the main OSD menu, by selecting 'Image Settings'.

Use the and buttons to adjust for best image quality.

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.

To turn on or off Audio Power during Power Save mode.
All the settings related to this monitor.
Reset the image to the original factory setting.
Push  to exit the OSD main menu.

 

 

 

 

 

MENU

SETTINGS

 

Back

Language

Menu Horizontal Position


 
Menu Vertical Position

Menu Timer

Transparency

Menu Rotation

Menu Lock

Factory Reset

DDC/CI

Exit Menu

 

 
Push to go back to the main menu.
Language option to set the OSD display to one of five languages (English, Espanol, Francais, Deutsch, Japanese).

and buttons move OSD left and right.

and buttons move OSD up and down.

OSD Hold Time: Sets the length of time the OSD will remain active after the last time you pressed a button.

Use the and buttons to adjust the slider in 5 second increments, from 5 to 60 seconds.

This function is used to adjust the OSD background from opaque to transparent.
Rotates the OSD by 90 degrees counter-clockwise. Your can adjust according to your Display Rotation.

Controls user access to adjustments. When 'Yes' (+) is selected, no user adjustments are allowed. All buttons are locked except the menu button. 

 

NOTE: When the OSD is locked, pressing the menu button will take the user directly to the OSD settings menu, with 'OSD Lock' pre-selected on entry. Select No(-) to unlock and allow user access to all applicable settings.

Reset all OSD settings to the factory preset values.
DDC/CI (Display Data Channel/Command Interface) allows your monitor parameters (brightness, color balance etc) to be adjustable via software on your PC. You can disable this feature by selecting "Disable".
Enable this feature for best user experience and optimum performance of your monitor.

Push  to exit the OSD main menu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PIP

SETTINGS

 
 
 

Back

Mode

When PIP/PBP activated

PIP/PBP Source

PIP Position

PIP Size

PIP/PBP Contrast

PIP/PBP Hue/Tint

PIP/PBP Saturation

Exit Menu

This function brings up a window displaying image from another input source.
PIP/PBP submenu when PIP/PBP OFF (main source is VGA/DVI-D input)                PIP/PBP submenu when PIP/PBP OFF (main source is Video input)     
      or    
PIP/PBP submenu when PIP/PBP ON (main source is VGA/DVI-D input)                PIP/PBP submenu when PIP/PBP ON (main source is Video input)     

        or   

NOTE: When using DVI source, the contrast adjustment is not available.

Push   to go back to the main menu.

There is two modes: PIP (Picture in Picture) and PBP (Picture By Picture)
Use
 and  to browse and to select "Off", "PIP" or "PBP".

When PIP/PBP is activated, select "Swap" to exchange the input source for the main screen and PIP/PBP window.

 
Select an input signal for PIP/PBP. (VGA/DVI/S-Video/Composite/Component)
Use  and  to browse and to select.
Select PIP window position.
Use  and  to browse and to select.
Select PIP window size.
Use  and  to browse and to select.

Adjust the contrast level of the picture in PIP/PBP Mode.

reduce the contrast

increases the contrast

This function shifts the color of PIP/PBP image to green or purple. This is used to adjust for desired flesh tone color.

shifts image color towards green

shifts image color towards purple

Adjust the color saturation of PIP/PBP image.

makes the image look more monochrome

makes the image look more colorful

Push  to exit the OSD main menu.

 

OSD Warning Messages

Your monitor will prompt you to achieve the best performance when you select PBP.  You may see the following messages under certain combinations of input sources in PBP mode.

 or

 

   
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 1920 X 1200.
 
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 input

 

Video Input

 or

 

In PIP mode, when the monitor does not sense the selected second signal input, one of the following messages will appear depending upon the selected input as long as the OSD screen is closed.

1. VGA    2. DVI-D   3. S-Video   4. Composite   5. Component

     or   
        or

 

        or  

 

        or  

 

                 
If either VGA or DVI-D input is selected and both VGA and DVI-D cables are not connected, a floating dialog box as shown below appears.

 or   

 

 

 

NOTE: When the cable is connected back to the input of the monitor, any active PIP/PBP window will disappear. Please enter PIP/PBP submenu to bring back the PIP/PBP window.

NOTE: The PIP/PBP functions can bring up a picture from a second image source. Thus you can watch images from 1 PC source (D-Sub or DVI) and 1 Video Source (Composite or S-video or Component). The functions will not allow for 2 PC sources or 2 Video sources to perform PIP/PBP.

See Solving Problems for more information.

 


Using the Dell™ Soundbar (Optional)

1. Attach mechanism
2. Headphone connectors
3.  Power indicator
4. Power/Volume control

Soundbar Attachment to the Monitor

NOTE:  Soundbar Power Connector - 12V DC output is for optional Dell™ Soundbar only.
NOTICE: DO NOT USE WITH ANY DEVICE OTHER THAN DELL Soundbar. 
1. Working from the rear of the monitor, attach Soundbar by aligning the two slots with the two tabs along the bottom rear 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 rear of the Soundbar into the computer's audio output jack.


 

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