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HP Pavilion f1503 and f1703 Flat Panel Monitors - Setting Up Your Monitor

This document applies to HP F1503 and F1703 Flat Panel Monitors
Place the monitor on a flat, sturdy surface. Ensure that the operating site is free from excessive heat and moisture. For best performance, make sure nothing is resting on the monitor.

Connecting the power and video cables

Before you connect any cables or install the HP monitor, refer to the safety instructions at the beginning of this manual. Refer also to the documentation that came with the computer to ensure this equipment is correctly installed.
Look at the following diagram and follow the steps listed below to connect the cables to the monitor.
  1. Speaker
  2. Speaker power cable
  3. Power cord
  4. Power source
  5. Video cable (VGA)
  6. DC adapter with attached DC cable
  caution:
These monitors are equipped with an auto-sensing power supply for voltage ranges 100—240 VAC, 50/60 Hz. Use the monitor with the supplied DC adapter only.
To connect the video and power cables to the monitor:
  1. Turn off the computer.
  2. Plug the video cable into the video connector (VGA) on the back of the monitor and into the corresponding video connector on the computer. Secure the cable by tightening the thumbscrews.
  3. Plug the DC adapter cable into the connector on the back of the monitor.
  4. Plug the power cord into the DC adapter and into the main power source.
  5. Turn on the main power source (for example, a surge protector), and then turn on the power switch for both the computer and the monitor.
To disconnect the video and power cables from the monitor:
  1. Turn off the power switch for the monitor and the computer and then turn off the main power source.
  2. Disconnect the power cord from the main power source and from the DC adapter cable.
  3. Disconnect the DC adapter cable from the connector at the back of the monitor.
  4. Unscrew the thumbscrews on the video cable and disconnect the video cable.

Connecting speakers to the monitor

The monitor is designed for use with the speakers supplied by HP. You may have two speakers, or two speakers and an optional subwoofer (not included with the monitor).
The left and right speakers sit on the desktop. The right speaker features the controls and connectors.
  1. Speaker power connector receptacle
  2. Audio cable to left speaker (hardwired)
  3. Stereo audio cable (green plug) that plugs into the PC or the subwoofer
  4. Subwoofer connector that accepts subwoofer control cable
  5. Headphone connector
  6. On/volume knob
The optional subwoofer sits on the desktop, or under your computer desk.
  1. On/off button (on front)
  2. Volume knob (on front)
  3. Power adapter
  4. Power connector
  5. Audio connector (green) that accepts the right speaker stereo audio cable plug (green plug)
  6. Control cable (purple plug) that plugs into the right speaker
  7. Audio cable (green plug) that plugs into the PC
To connect a two-speaker system (without a subwoofer):
  1. Place the speakers in a location near the monitor.
  2. Connect the right speaker to the appropriate power source:
    • If the monitor came with a power cable, plug the power cable into the back of the right speaker and into the back of the monitor.
    • If the monitor came with a power adapter for the speakers, plug the power adapter cable into the back of the right speaker and plug the power adapter into the main power source (for example, a surge protector).
  3. Plug the right speaker audio cable (green plug) into the PC. Refer to your PC user’s guide for instruction on how to connect your speakers to the PC.
  4. Turn on the PC, the monitor, and the speakers.
To connect a two-speaker and subwoofer system:
  1. Place the speakers and subwoofer in the appropriate locations near the monitor.
  2. Plug the power cable into the back of the right speaker and into the back of the monitor.
  3. Plug the power adapter cable into the back of the subwoofer and then plug the power adapter into the main power source.
    1. Audio cable (green plug) that plugs into the PC
    2. Power adapter
  4. Connect the two speakers to the subwoofer:
    • Plug the right speaker audio cable (green plug) into the green subwoofer connector.
    • Plug the control cable (purple plug) from the subwoofer into the purple connector on the right speaker.
  5. Plug the subwoofer audio cable (green plug) into the PC. Refer to your PC user’s guide for instructions on how to connect your speakers to the PC.
  6. Turn on the PC, the monitor, the subwoofer, and the speakers.

Adjusting the Position of the Monitor Screen

The monitor screen is attached to an adjustable pedestal, allowing you to position the monitor screen for best viewing in your particular environment.
To adjust the monitor position:
  1. Grasp the sides of the monitor screen and gently but firmly tilt the top of screen forward or backward to the desired angle.
  2. While still holding the screen sides, move the screen up or down to the appropriate height within the range of the pedestal arm.
  1. Adjustable pedestal arm

Securing the monitor

The monitor can be secured to a desk or to any other fixed object, using a Kensington lock security cable. The cable can be attached to a slot located on the rear of the monitor base.
note:
The Kensington lock is not an HP accessory. It cannot be ordered from HP. Contact your retailer for more information.
  1. Slot for lock
To secure the monitor:
  1. Insert the lock in the slot located on the rear of the monitor base.
  2. Turn the key to lock the cable to the monitor.
  3. Remove the key and store it in a safe place.

Installing the Drivers

The HP monitor comes with driver software allowing you to take advantage of the Plug and Play feature of the Windows Me, Windows 2000, or Windows XP operating system. This software enables the computer to communicate with the monitor and use all the monitor features. Without this software, the monitor settings and display images cannot be correct.
note:
HP computers may come with the Plug and Play drivers pre-installed. If you have an older computer, these drivers may not be pre-installed and you may need to install the drivers from the CD-ROM disc that came with the monitor.
You can also download the latest version of a driver from the Internet.
If the installation procedure of the monitor driver for the Windows operating system is different, or if you need more detailed installation information, please refer to the Microsoft Windows information that came with the computer.
Follow the steps for your operating system:

Windows 2000 users

note:
The procedure for installing the driver for your operating system may vary.
  1. Click Start, select Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Display.
  3. Click the Settings tab.
  4. Click Advanced Properties or Advanced , and select the Monitor tab.
  5. Click Properties.
  6. Click the Driver tab.
  7. Click Update Driver and click Next.
  8. Select the recommended option and then click Next.
  9. Select the Specify a Location box.
  10. Find and open the f1503.inf (f1503 15-inch) or the f1703.inf (f1703 17-inch) file on the CD-ROM disc in the Drivers directory, and click OK.
  11. Click Next to install the selected monitor.

Windows Me users

note:
The procedure for installing the driver for your operating system may vary.
  1. Click Start, select Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Click Display.
  3. Select the Settings tab.
  4. Click the Advanced button.
  5. Select the Monitor tab.
  6. Click the Change button.
  7. Select the Specify a Location box.
  8. Find and open the f1503.inf (f1503 15-inch) or the f1703.inf (f1703 17-inch) file on the CD-ROM disc in the Drivers directory, and click OK.
  9. Click Next to install the selected monitor.

Windows XP users

note:
The procedure for installing the driver for your operating system may vary.
  1. Click Start.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Appearance and Themes.
  4. Click Display.
  5. Select the Settings tab.
  6. Click the Advanced button.
  7. Select the Monitor tab.
  8. Click Properties.
  9. Select the Driver tab.
  10. Click Update Driver and click Next.
  11. Select the recommended option and then click Next.
  12. Select the Specify a Location box.
  13. Find and open the f1503.inf (f1503 15-inch) or the f1703.inf (f1703 17-inch) file on the CD-ROM disc in the Drivers directory, and click OK.
  14. Click Next to install the selected monitor.

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