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Re: monitor having resolution & display problem
Plz change resolution or refresh rate in desktop properties.
Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back as requested, how things turned up or should you need additional information.
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The device driving the monitor is exceeding the horizontal and vertical frequencies that the monitor can display .....thus the "out of range". The specs for this state that the Horizontal Freq. is 80Khz and the Vertical Rate is 75hz. If you are driving this monitor from a computer running Windows, reboot the PC and use the F8 key to put it in SAFE mode. This will cause the video driver to default to a rate that the monitor can handle. Then go into the screen resolution settings and reset them. The native resolution of the monitor is 1680x1050 at 60 Hz. Exceed that and you'll get the "out of range"
You may need to change the resolution on the screen, in windows, you may find the "Display Options" under "Control Panel", usually this problems is caused by the computer having a hight resolution than the supported by the monitor, for your specific monitor the available resolutions are:
Support of video modes up to 1280 x 1024 at a 75 Hz refresh rate from the manual at:
That means you have to chose a resolution lower than 1280 x 1024 and a frequency lower than 75 Hz. Anything higher than that on the resolution or frequency will cause the monitor to display a "Out of Sync" message and turn off shortly thereafter.
The first one is the "out of range" issue. This means you are trying to display a screen resolution that is too high or too low and your monitor cannot display any image. Reboot your computer with another monitor or into safe boot mode and change the resolution to an industry standard (800x600 / 1024x786) and then see if your monitor will display the image. Once you can see the image on your monitor, you can make adjustments and it will automatically revert back if you cannot see the new display settings.
Update your video graphics card drivers to get the best possible resolution.
As for the buttons on the front of the monitor not working, this may be caused by the "out of range" issue above. It could also indicate that your monitor may be going bad. Try the above steps - if you get no image from the monitor, try moving the monitor to another known good computer and see if the button functionality works after it displays an image.
The PC is sending out the resolution that is too high for the monitor to handle, you need to set the resolution of the PC to be the native resolution of the monitor and set the refesh rate to be at 60Hz.
Change to the lowest settings you can on the other monitor, then connect the 17" CRT. If you can see anything, go to display settings and slowly bring the settings up. If you lose the display, press "n" (there is a dialog box asking if you want to keep the settings, y or n). Most likely it is a refresh rate that is set to high. Try setting this to 60 Hz for starters.