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Operating the Monitor

Dell™ SX2210T Flat Panel Monitor User's Guide

  Turn On the Monitor

  Using the Front Panel Controls

  Using the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu

  Setting the Maximum Resolution

  Using the Dell Soundbar (Optional)

  Using the Tilt

  Using the Camera

  Installing and Using the Facial Recognition Software (FastAccess)

  Using the Touch Screen

 


Turn On the Monitor

Press the   button to turn on the monitor

         

 


Using the Front Panel Controls

Use the buttons on the front of the monitor to adjust the image settings. 

         

Front panel button

Description

A
Preset modes

 

Use the Preset modes button to choose from a list of preset color modes. See Using the OSD Menu.

B
Brightness / Contrast
Use the Brightness / Contrast button to direct access to the "Brightness" and "Contrast" control menu.
C
Menu
 

Use the Menu button to open the on-screen display OSD).

D
Exit

 

Use the Exit button to exit on-screen display (OSD) from menu and sub-menus.

Front panel button

Use the buttons on the side of the monitor to adjust the image settings. 

           

Front panel Button

Description

A
Up
Use the Up button to adjust (increase ranges) items in the OSD menu.
B
Down
Use the Down button to adjust (decrease ranges) items in the OSD menu.

C

OK
 

Use the OK button to confirm your selection.

D
Back

 

Use the back button to go back to the main menu.

 


Using the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu

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 the changes. The changes are also saved if you change the settings and then wait for the OSD menu to disappear.
 

1.

Press any key to launch the OSD menu and press to display the main menu.

 

Main Menu

2.

Press the and buttons to toggle between options in the Menu. As you move from one icon to another, the option name is highlighted.

3.

To select the highlighted item on the menu press the again.

4.

Press the and buttons to select the desired parameter.

5.

Press the buttons to enter the slide bar and then use the  or button, according to the indicators on the menu, to make your changes.

6.

Select the to return to previous menu without accepting current settings or to accept and return to previous menu.

 

The table below provides a list of all the OSD menu options and their functions.

Icon
Menu and Submenus Description

BRIGHTNESS/CONTRAST

Use the Brightness and Contrast menu to adjust the Brightness/Contrast.

 

   

 

Back

Press the button to go back to the main menu.

 

Brightness

Allows you to adjust the brightness or luminance of the backlight.

Press the  button to increase brightness and press the button to decrease brightness (min 0 ~ max 100).

 

Contrast

Allows you to adjust the contrast or the degree of difference between darkness and lightness on the monitor screen. Adjust brightness first, and adjust contrast only if you need further adjustment.

Press the button to increase contrast and press the button to decrease contrast (min 0 ~ max 100).

Auto Adjust

Use this button to activate automatic setup and adjust menu. The following dialog appears on a black screen as the monitor self-adjusts to the current input:

   

 

 

Auto Adjustment allows the monitor to self-adjust to the incoming video signal. After using Auto Adjustment, you can further tune your monitor by using the Pixel Clock (Coarse) and Phase (Fine) controls under Image Settings.

 

 

NOTE: Auto Adjust does not occur if you press the button while there are no active video input signals or attached cables.

Input Source

Use the Input Source menu to select different video signals that may be connected to your monitor.

   

 

 

Press the button to go back to the main menu

 

 

Select VGA input when you are using the analog (VGA) connector. Press the button to select the VGA input source.

 

 

Select DVI-D input when you are using the digital (DVI) connector. Press the button to select the DVI input source.

Select HDMI input when you are using the digital (HDMI) connector. Press the button to select the HDMI input source.

Select Auto select to let the monitor search for available input signals.

COLOR SETTINGS

Use the Color Setting menu to adjust the monitor's color settings.

 

 

Color setting mode submenu

 

 

Back

Press the button to go back to the main menu.

 

Input Color Format

Allows you to set the video input mode to:

  • RGB: Select this option if your monitor is connected to a computer or DVD player using the HDMI cable or the HDMI to DVI adapter.

  • YPbPr: Select this option if your DVD player supports only YPbPr output.

 

Mode Selection

Allows you to set the display mode to:

  • Graphics: Select this mode if your monitor is connected to your computer.

  • Video: Select this mode if your monitor is connected to a DVD player.

NOTE: Depending upon the Display Mode, select the Preset Modes available for your monitor change.

 

Preset Mode

Allows you to choose from a list of preset color modes.

In the Graphics mode, you can set the color to the following preset values:

  • Standard: Loads the monitor's default color settings. This is the default preset mode.

  • Multimedia: Loads color settings ideal for multimedia applications.

  • Game: Loads color settings ideal for most gaming applications.

  • Warm: Increase the color temperature. The screen appears warmer with a red/yellow tint.

  • Cool: Decreases the color temperature. The screen appears cooler with a blue tint.

  • Custom (RGB): Allows you to manually adjust the color settings. Press the  and  buttons to adjust the Red, Green, and Blue values and create your own preset color mode.

In the Video mode, you can set the color to the following preset values:

  • Movie: Loads color settings ideal for movies. This is the default preset mode.

  • Game: Loads color settings ideal for most gaming applications.

  • Sports: Loads color settings ideal for sports.

  • Nature: Loads color settings ideal for nature.

  Hue Allows you to adjust the skin tone of the image. Use or button to adjust the hue from '0' to '100'.

NOTE: Hue adjustment is available only in the Video mode.

  Saturation Allows you to adjust the color saturation of the image. Use or button to adjust the saturation from '0' to '100'.

NOTE: Saturation adjustment is available only in the Video mode.

  Demo Mode

Vertically splits the screen into two segments. The left half of the screen in the normal mode and the right half of the screen is displayed in the color enhanced mode.

NOTE: Demo Mode is only available for video input.

 

Reset Color Settings

Resets your monitor's color settings to the factory defaults.

DISPLAY SETTINGS

 
 

Display setting mode submenu

 

 

Back

Press the button to go back to the main menu.

 

Horizontal position

Use the and buttons to adjust image left and right (min 0 ~ max 100).

NOTE: When using DVI or HDMI source, the Horizontal Position setting is not available.

 

Vertical Position

Use the and buttons to adjust image up and down (min 0 ~ max 100).

NOTE: When using DVI or HDMI source, the Vertical Position setting is not available.

 

Pixel Clock

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 'Display Settings'.

Use the and buttons to adjust for best image quality.

 

Phase

If satisfactory results are not obtained using the phase adjustment, use the Pixel Clock (coarse) adjustment and then use Phase (fine).

NOTE: Pixel Clock and Phase Adjustments are only available for "VGA" input.

 

Sharpness

Allows you to increase or decrease the sharpness of the image.

Use  and buttons to adjust the sharpness from '0' to '100'.

 

Dynamic Contrast

The dynamic contrast helps get a higher contrast if you choose Game preset, Movie preset, Sports preset and Nature preset.

Use the button to enable the Dynamic Contrast adjustment.

Use the button to disable the Dynamic Contrast adjustment.

 

NOTE: Brightness control is disabled in Dynamic Contrast mode.

 

Response Time

Response time is the time required for an LCD pixel to change from fully active (black) to fully inactive (white), then back to fully active again.
You can set the response time to:

  • Normal

  • Overdrive (default).

 

Reset Display Settings

Resets the monitor's display settings to the factory defaults.

AUDIO SETTINGS

Use the Audio Settings menu to adjust the audio settings.
  Audio Setting mode submenu

Line Out Source Select the source of the audio input.
  Power Save Audio

Allows you to turn on or off the power to the audio during the audio power save mode.

Default is "On".
On — Allows you to turn off the line-out to the sound bar during monitor standby.
Off — Allows you to turn on the line-out to the sound bar during monitor standby.

 

Reset Audio Setting

Resets your monitor audio settings to the factory defaults.

 

Exit Menu

Press the button  to exit the OSD main menu and Press the button to accept changes.

OTHER SETTINGS

 

 
   

 

Back

Press the button to go back to the main menu.

 

Language

Allows you to set the OSD display to one of six languages: English, Espanol, Francais, Deutsch, Simplified Chinese or Japanese.

 

Menu Transparency

Allows you to adjust the OSD background from opaque to transparent.

 

Menu Timer

Allows you to set the time for which the OSD remains active after you press a button on the monitor.

Use the and buttons to adjust the slider in 1 second increments, from 5 to 60 seconds.

 

Menu Lock

Controls user access to adjustments. When Lock is selected, no user adjustments are allowed. All buttons are locked except the button.

NOTE: When the OSD is locked, pressing the button takes you directly to the OSD settings menu, with 'OSD Lock' pre-selected on entry. Choose "Unlock" and allow user access to all applicable settings.

 

DDC/CI

DDC/CI (Display Data Channel/Command Interface) allows a software on your computer to adjust the monitor display settings like the brightness, color balance etc.
Enable (Default): Optimizes the performance of your monitor and provides a better customer experience.
Disable: Disables the DDC/CI option and the following message appears on the screen.
 


Select Yes to disable DDC/CI or No to return.

 

LCD Conditioning

LCD conditioning helps eliminate any image retention and may take several hours.

NOTE: Severe cases of image retention are known as burn-in. LCD Conditioning does not remove burn-in.
Disable: This is the default option.
Enable: Enables LCD conditioning and the following message appears on the screen. Select Yes to proceed and No to return.

 

NOTE: Press any button on the monitor to terminate LCD Conditioning at any time.

 

Factory Reset

Resets all OSD settings to the factory preset values.

Personalize

Allows you to adjust shortcut button for: 1. Brightness & Contrast and 2. Preset Modes.

OSD Warning Messages

The following warning messages may appear on the screen to indicate that the monitor is out of synchronization.

This means that the monitor cannot synchronize with the signal that it is receiving from the computer. Either the signal is too high or too low for the monitor to use. See Specifications for the Horizontal and Vertical frequency ranges addressable by this monitor. Recommended mode is 1920 X 1080 at 60Hz.
 
When monitor enters Power Save mode, one of the following messages appears : 
If you press any button other than the Power button one of the following messages will appear depending on the selected input:

See Solving Problem


s for more information.

Setting the Maximum Resolution

To set the maximum resolution for the monitor:

  1. Right-click on the desktop and select Properties.
  2. Select the Settings tab.
  3. Set the screen resolution to 1920 x 1080.
  4. Click OK.

If you do not see 1920 x 1080 as an option, you may need to update your graphics driver. Depending on your computer, complete one of the following procedures:


Using the Dell Soundbar (Optional)

The Dell Soundbar is a stereo two channel system, mountable on Dell Flat Panel Displays. The Soundbar has a rotary volume and on/off control to adjust the overall system level, a LED for power indication, and two audio headset jacks.

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

Using the Tilt

Tilt

With the built-in stand, you can tilt the monitor for the most comfortable viewing angle.

NOTE: The stand is attached when the monitor is shipped from the factory.

Using the Camera

Installing the Dell TouchCam Software (Microsoft® Windows® Operating Systems)

The Dell SX2210T webcam application media that shipped with your monitor, allows you to install the software and drivers for the integrated webcam.

To install the Dell TouchCam Software:

1. Insert the Dell "Drivers and Documentation" CD into the drive.
NOTE: Ensure that the USB cable is connected between the monitor and the computer.
2. Choose "TouchCam Software".
3. The Install Shield Wizard automatically launches the setup application. Click Next to continue.
4. Read Software License Agreement and click Yes to continue. Click Next to continue.
5. Click Next to continue.
6. Click Finish to complete installation.
NOTE: All instant messaging softwares have to close before the installation can begin.

You are now ready to use the Webcam.


Using the TouchCam Software

Stand-alone mode

Stand-alone mode can be launched from the start menu.

IM mode
 

IM mode will launch itself automatically when an instant messaging program begins a video call session.

When a video session ends, the TouchCam software will return to stand-alone mode.

Setting up TouchCam in instant messaging programs

The following describes the setup procedures for Windows Live Messenger.

  1. Click ToolàAudio and video setup...
  2. Select Dell Web Camera Filter.

Similar setup steps can be performed in other IM programs.


Installing and Using the Facial Recognition Software (FastAccess)

Installing the Facial Recognition Software (FastAccess) (Windows Vista® and Window 7 Operating Systems Only)

To install the Facial Recognition Software (FastAccess):

1. Insert the Dell "Drivers and Documentation" CD into the drive.
NOTE: Ensure that the USB cable is connected between the monitor and the computer.
2. Choose "Facial Recognition Software".
3. The Install Shield Wizard automatically launches the setup application. Select the Language and click Next to continue.
4. Read Software License Agreement and click Yes to continue.
5. Click Browse to change Destination Folder where the software will be installed to and then click Next to continue.
6. Choose Full Installation than click Next and follow the instructions to complete the installation. Alternatively, choose Custom Installation to select the components to install.
7. Click Finish to restart the computer after installation completes.

You are now ready to use the Facial Recognition Software.

First Use

  1. From the Start Menu; click StartAll ProgramsFastAccessConfigure FastAccess. 
  2. Follow the on-screen setup wizard to begin using FastAccess face recognition.
  3. FastAccess automatically learns your face when you login to Vista or Windows 7. You will be able to log in to your computer automatically on most occasions, without having to enter a password.

Customizing FastAccess

To help keep FastAccess secure, features affecting overall system security and certain advanced features can only be changed if you have Vista administrator rights.

Configuration Console: Security

The main security features of FastAccess are controlled by the Security Level Adjustment slider. As you move the slider from left to right, you turn on FastAccess and add increasing levels of security. As you move this slider, a brief description of the operating modes are displayed below the slider. You may set the following four security levels:

  1. Disabled
  2. Face Login (Factory default setting)
  3. User Switching
  4. Continuous Security

OK button: This button closes the Console and saves all changes.

Cancel button: This button closes the Console without saving any changes.

Choosing the Desired Webcam for Face Recognition

Using the Automatic Web Login

The Web Login Vault feature allows FastAccess to remember user names and passwords for many of the websites that require a login. The Web Login Vault will automatically enter the user name and password for a website.

The first time you enter a user name and password into a website with a login, FastAccess will present a small pop-up box. This box allows you to Keep On or Turn Off the Web Login Vault.

Security Recommendations

We recommend FastAccess be set to use the "Face + Password" feature.  Face + Password periodically requires your password in addition to your face.  This provides better security than any biometric or password alone.


Using the Touch Screen

NOTE: Ensure that the USB cable is connected between the monitor and the computer.

The Dell™ SX2210T Flat Panel Monitor is touch sensitive—you can control the computer simply by touching the screen.

The touch screen allows you to interact with the computer in a similar way to a mouse as follows:

The touch screen does not require pressure to sense a touch. For best results, point at roughly right angles to the screen and keep the rest of your hand clear of the glass.


Using the Touch Screen Tools

The Touch Screen Tools provides restore to factory defaults, diagnostic and calibrating functions that can be used for troubleshooting touch-screen problems.

To install the Touch Screen Tools software:

1. Insert the Dell "Drivers and Documentation" CD into the drive.
NOTE: Ensure that the USB cable is connected between the monitor and the computer.
2. Choose "Touch Screen Tools".
3. Follow the on-screen instructions to install Touch Screen Tools software.
You are now ready to use the Touch Screen Tools Software and the Touch Screen Gestures.

Once installed, the Touch Screen Tools has an icon in the task bar that allows you to access the Touch Screen Tools Settings.

Touch Screen Tools Settings

If the cursor does not move correctly when you touch the screen, see Touch Screen problems.

The page displays information and provides functions used for touch function technical support.

Sets the Touch Screen Tools settings to factory defaults.

Runs a diagnostic test on the touch screen and displays the result. For further information, see Diagnostic Test.

Initiates the touch screen calibration procedure. See Calibrating the Touch Screen.


 

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