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Can't adjust size of display. Can move image around, control color, brightness, etc, but how the heck to you adjust size? Only monitor that I have ever seen that there is no obvious way to make it smaller. Stuff running off top & bottom. Help! Acer AL2616WD LCD Monitor

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  • Arcadian Duran
    Arcadian Duran May 11, 2010

    what are you trying to accomplish??



    do you have the right drivers installed???



    do you know the max screen size for this monitor??



    i have this same monitor i dont have an issue with it.



    as long as you have the correct drivers for your video card.



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Right click on your computer's desktop and select Properties, Settings. Slide the slider bar to the right to make the desktop smaller.

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How can I change monitor to lesser brightness?


most monitors have a setting either on the front panel or the side, or back of the monitor with adjustments in contract, color brightness, size etc. or go to control panel and look for monitor adjustments

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Troubleshooting Flat Panel Monitor issues. Screen is blank and power indicator...


Troubleshooting Flat Panel Monitor issues.

Screen is blank and power indicator is off

The monitor is possibly not receiving power. Perform the following steps to fix the problem:
  1. Ensure that the electrical outlet and the monitor are both switched on.
  2. Check that the power cord is firmly plugged into the electrical outlet and the power supply unit.
  3. If the power cord has a removable fuse, replace it.
  4. Try another power cord.
  5. Try another electrical outlet.
  6. Check the power connection at the back of the panel.
Screen is blank and power indicator is steady green

Brightness and Contrast may be too low. Adjust the brightness and contrast using the On-screen display controls (OSD) by selecting the button
Screen is blank and power indicator is steady amber

The monitor is in the Power Management Standby state. The power management feature is invoked when the computer recognizes that you have not used your mouse or keyboard for a user-definable period. Perform the following steps to bring monitor out of the power management state:
  1. Press any key on the keyboard or move the mouse to restore operation.
  2. Check the Power Management software on your computer.
  3. flatpnlmont12.jpgPress the (OK) key to switch between analog and digital mode. If the panel is the wrong mode for the signal being provided, the monitor appears to go into sleep mode.
Screen is blank and power indicator is flashing green
Display mode of the computer is outside the range of the monitor. The display mode the monitor uses is controlled by your computer. Therefore, you should refer to your computer's documentation for details on how to change display modes.

The image size, position and shape may change when the display mode changes. This is normal and the image can be readjusted using the IMAGE SETUP and the monitor controls.

Note: Unlike CRT monitors, which requires a high refresh rate to minimize flicker, TFT technology is inherently flicker-free. If possible, configure your computer for 1600 x 1200 addressability at 60Hz vertical refresh rate.

Use the following table as a guideline and reconfigure your computer to use a supported display mode. The highest resolution (for example, 1600 x 1200) produces the optimal output, but limitations of your monitor may prohibit this setting. Adjust the addressability mode until an image appears.

CHECK SIGNAL CABLE" message is shown and power indicator is steady amber.

The monitor is not receiving a video signal. Perform the following steps to fix the problem:
  1. Check that the signal cable is firmly connected to your computer
  2. Check that no pins are bent in the signal cable connector.
There are noises in the video signal. The IMAGE SETUP function is used to adjust the level of noise in the video signal which causes horizontal lines or areas where the image appears to be unstable and jitters or shimmers. This can be done automatically or manually.
Note: It is not applicable to digital input.
Use the image setup fix the problem:
  1. flatpnlmont6.jpgSelect (Image Setup) menu in the OSD.

  2. Select Manual to adjust CLOCK/PHASE settings.
Image appears to be discolored

The color setting may be incorrect. Perform the following steps to adjust the color settings:
  1. flatpnlmont8.jpgSelect (Image Properties) from the OSD menu.
  2. flatpnlmont9.jpgSelect (Color Properties) to adjust the color mode you find most comfortable or fine tune the colors using the Custom menu.
A few dots are missing, discolored, or inappropriately lighted

A small number missing, discolored, or lighted dots may be present on the screen, which is an intrinsic characteristic of the TFT LCD technology and is not an LCD defect.
Using On-Screen display (OSD) controls
flatpnlmont12.jpgThe settings adjustable with the user controls are viewed through the OSD. Press the (OK) button to display the main OSD menu.
OSD main menu:

Note: The LCD monitor needs time to become thermally stable the first time you turn it on each day. Thus, to achieve more accurate adjustments for parameters, allow the LCD monitor to warm up (be on) for 15 minutes before making any screen adjustments

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HOW TO SET BRIGHTNESS OF THE SCREEN?


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Dear User...

You can adjust the brightness and contrast of your monitor to improve the readability of text and to make digital pictures appear more like they'll look when printed.

To improve the results when adjusting the brightness and contrast settings for your display, use Display Color Calibration. (Display Color Calibration helps you adjust these color settings and others.) For more information about calibrating your display color in Windows, see Calibrate your display.

The way you adjust brightness and contrast varies and depends on your specific display.

Brightness and contrast buttons on the front of the monitor. Some monitors have brightness and contrast controls on the front and use the standard symbols shown in the following image.


On-screen menu. You can change the brightness and contrast settings for some displays by using an on-screen menu, and then setting the brightness and contrast in the resulting menu. Many times, you can view the on-screen menu by pressing a button-possibly labeled Menu-on the front of the monitor.



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Unable to reduce brightness windows7 ultimate hp1670


laptop ot desktop monitor ?

Adjust your monitor's brightness and contrast

You can adjust the brightness and contrast of your monitor to improve the readability of text and to make digital pictures appear more like they'll look when printed.


To improve the results when adjusting the brightness and contrast settings for your display, use Display Color Calibration. (Display Color Calibration helps you adjust these color settings and others.)

The way you adjust brightness and contrast varies and depends on your specific display.

Brightness and contrast buttons on the front of the monitor.


Some monitors have brightness and contrast controls on the front and use the standard symbols shown in the following image.

Brightness and contrast symbols

On-screen menu. You can change the brightness and contrast settings for some displays by using an on-screen menu, and then setting the brightness and contrast in the resulting menu. Many times, you can view the on-screen menu by pressing a button-possibly labeled Menu-on the front of the monitor.


Laptop display. Laptop displays don't have brightness or contrast buttons on the front.

For a majority of laptops, there isn't a control for setting the contrast.


However, you can set the brightness of many laptops by pressing and holding the Fn key, and then pressing a function key to decrease brightness ( ) or increase brightness ( ).

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Calibrate-your-display#

When using Display Color Calibration on a laptop, set the display to the maximum brightness setting.


Adjusting brightness automatically using adaptive brightness

Adaptive brightness is a feature in Windows that uses a light sensor to automatically adjust the display brightness to match the lighting conditions in your computer's surroundings.


To use adaptive brightness, you must have light sensors installed and enabled on your computer.


To determine if your laptop or computer monitor supports adaptive brightness, look for the Enable adaptive brightness setting in Power Options (mentioned in the following procedure) or check the information that came with your computer.


To turn adaptive brightness on or off

Open Power Options by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Security, and then clicking Power Options.


Under any plan, click Change plan settings.

Click Change advanced power settings.

In the list, expand Display, and then expand Enable adaptive brightness.


To turn adaptive brightness on or off when your computer is running on battery power, click On battery, and then, in the list, click On or Off.

To turn adaptive brightness on or off when your computer is plugged into an outlet, click Plugged in, and then, in the list, click On or Off.

Click Apply. Click OK.


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How to change the 'Contrast' and 'Brightness' on the monitor screen


Bootup your computer and display your Windows Desktop. Make sure yourmonitor stays on for at least half an hour before you begin, so that itis properly warmed up.


Seta pure black image on the monitor so you can adjust the brightness. Toget a pure black image, do the following: Choose Start, then ControlPanel, then Display. This will open the Display Properties dialog box.Click the down arrow next to the representation of the desktop color inthe Color field. Choose black from the color palette, then click OK.


Maximizethe Brightness control on your monitor, then slowly reduce it until theblack of the image perfectly matches the black at the edge of thephysical screen. This puts the brightness at the proper setting.


Open a screen with a plain white background soyou can adjust the contrast. One of the best ways to do this is to open aword-processing document without any text in it. Gradually reduce the contrastsetting of your monitor until the white area of the screen begins to lookslightly gray or off-white. Then gradually increase the contrast until thewhite area on your monitor is pure white. This will give you the proper whitebalance. Now you've got your monitor ready for peak performance.

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Unable to adjust the settings for brightness and contrast .


To adjust the display settings:

1. Press the flywheel control. The main menu appears.

The current display settings appear across the top of the main menu.

2. Rotate the flywheel to highlight an option. The name of the
highlighted option appears in the center of the menu.

3. Press the flywheel control to select the highlighted option, then
rotate the flywheel to adjust it.

Some options can only be enabled or disabled. There are also some
options that contain additional menus.

4. Repeat Steps 2 and 3 until you have made all your changes.

5. Rotate the flywheel control until Exit is highlighted, then press
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OSD OPTIONS:

Contrast increases or decreases display image contrast.

Brightness increases or decreases display image brightness.

Horizontal Size increases or decreases the width of the display image.

Horizontal Position moves display image to the left or right side of
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Vertical Size increases or decreases the height of the display image.

Vertical Position moves display image to the top or bottom of the
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Pincushion curves the sides of the display image inward or outward.

Trapezoid increases or decreases the trapezoid distortion of the
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Degauss removes magnetic discoloration from the display image.

Recall returns most options to the original factory default settings
if the monitor is currently using a preset video mode. (See the “Video
modes” section in this guide for information about the factory preset
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Advanced Option opens the Advanced Option menu. Color opens the Color
Manager menu.

Language changes the display language for the OSD control system.

User displays information about the monitor’s preset modes.

OSD Manager moves the OSD control window on the screen.

Exit closes OSD control system.

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Part Number:RK284AA#ABA
* Display Type LCD display / TFT active matrix
* Built-in Devices Microphone , Speakers
* Width 20.6 in
* Depth 11.4 in
* Height 18.9 in
* Weight 19.8 lbs
* Enclosure Color ( The image of the product displayed may be of a different color )
* Localization English / United States
* Display (projector) image aspect ratio 16:10
* Image Contrast Ratio 1000:1
* Diagonal Size 20 in - Widescreen
* Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch 0.282 mm
* Max Resolution 1680 x 1050 / 60 Hz
* Max Sync Rate (V x H) 76 Hz x 82 KHz
* On-Screen Controls Switch video input , Brightness , Contrast , Image control , Color adjustment , Quick view , Language , Management , Information , Factory reset , Exit
* Controls / Adjustments Tilt
* Tilt Angle 30
* Signal Input VGA
* Digital Video Standard Digital Visual Interface (DVI)
* Type Microphone|Speakers
* Interfaces 1 x VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15)
* Connections - DVI-Digitaligital , - VGA
* Microsoft Certifications Compatible with Windows 7
* Form Factor Internal
* Voltage Required AC 120/230 V
* Power Consumption Operational 65 Watt
* Power Consumption Stand by / Sleep 2 Watt
* Min operating temperature 41 °F
* Max operating temperature 95 °F
* Operating humidity range 20 - 80%
* Service & Support Limited warranty
* EPA Energy Star Compliant Yes
* EPEAT Compliant EPEAT Silver

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Display Type LCD display / TFT active matrix
  • Built-in Devices USB hub
  • Width 18.6 in
  • Depth 9 in
  • Height 15.3 in
  • Weight 17.6 lbs
  • Enclosure Color Midnight gray
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    • Image brightness 300 cd/m2
    • Image Contrast Ratio 600:1
    • Max horizontal view angle +88 / -88
    • Max vertical view angle +88 / -88
    Display
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    • Viewable Size 20.1 in
    • Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch 0.258 mm
    • Max Resolution 1680 x 1050 / 60 Hz
    • Color Support 24-bit (16.7 million colors)
    • Max Sync Rate (V x H) 75 Hz x 83 KHz
    • Video Bandwidth 146 MHz
    • Response Time 12 ms
    • Controls / Adjustments Zoom , Clock , Phase , Contrast , Sharpness , Brightness , Saturation , H/V position , Color balance
    • Display Positions Adjustments Height
    • OSD Languages French , German , English , Spanish , Japanese
    • Display Screen Coating Anti-glare , Hard coating
    • Video Output None
    • Signal Input DVI-D, VGA
    • Features Picture by picture , Picture in picture
    Video Input
    • Analog Video Signal RGB , S-Video , Composite video
    • Digital Video Standard Digital Visual Interface (DVI)
    Audio Output
    • Type None
    Input Device
    • Type None
    Expansion / Connectivity
    • Interfaces 1 x VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) , 1 x DVI-D - 24 pin digital DVI , 1 x Composite video input - RCA , 1 x S-video input - 4 pin mini-DIN , 4 x Hi-Speed USB downstream - 4 pin USB Type A , 1 x Hi-Speed USB upstream - 4 pin USB Type B
    Miscellaneous
    • Flat Panel Mount Interface 100 x 100 mm
    • Features Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately)
    • Compliant Standards CE , CCC , MIC , NOM , PSB , BSMI , GOST , SASO , NEMKO , TUV S , C-Tick , TUV GS , EN55022 , TCO '99 , EN 60950 , ICES-003 , TUV Ergo , UL 60950 , IEC 60950 , EN 61000-3-2 , EN 61000-3-3 , FCC Part 15 B , VCCI Class B ITE
    Power
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    • Voltage Required AC 120/230 V
    • Power Consumption Operational 55 Watt
    • Power Consumption Stand by / Sleep 3 Watt
    Environmental Parameters
    • Min operating temperature 41 °F
    • Max operating temperature 95 °F
    • Operating humidity range 10 - 80%
    Sustainability
    • EPA Energy Star Compliant Yes

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