HP Compaq L2206tm and L2206tmp LEDBacklit Touch MonitorsUser Guide

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About this guideThis guide provides information on setting up the monitor, operating the touch screen, troubleshooting,and technical specifications.WARNING! Text set off in this manner indicates that failure to follow directions could result in bodilyharm or loss of life.CAUTION: Text set off in this manner indicates that failure to follow directions could result in damageto equipment or loss of information.NOTE: Text set off in this manner provides important supplemental information.iii

ivAbout this guide

Table of contents1 Product features . 1HP LCD Touch Monitors . 12 Setting up the monitor . 3Unfolding the monitor pedestal base . 3Rear components . 4Connecting the cables . 5Adjusting the monitor . 7Front components . 9Turning on the monitor . 10Connecting USB devices . 11Removing the monitor pedestal base . 12Mounting the monitor . 13Locating the rating labels . 14Installing a cable lock . 143 Operating the touch screen . 15Installing the touch software . 15Microsoft Windows 7/Vista/XP (plug and play) . 15Using the touch function . 17Using an extended display (Windows 7 only) . 17Tips and troubleshooting . 20Tips . 20Touch screen troubleshooting . 214 Finding more information . 22Appendix A Technical specifications . 23L2206tm/L2206tmp . 23Recognizing preset display resolutions . 25L2206tm/L2206tmp . 25Entering user modes . 26Energy saver feature . 26Appendix B LCD monitor quality and pixel policy . 27v


1Product featuresHP LCD Touch MonitorsThe LCD (liquid crystal display) monitors have an active matrix, thin-film transistor (TFT) panel. Themonitor models and features include: L2206tm model, 54.6 cm (21.5-inch) diagonal viewable area display with 1920 x 1080resolution, plus full-screen support for lower resolutions; includes custom scaling for maximumimage size while preserving original aspect ratio L2206tmp model, 54.6 cm (21.5-inch) diagonal viewable area display with 1920 x 1080resolution, plus full-screen support for lower resolutions; includes custom scaling for maximumimage size while preserving original aspect ratio; also includes integrated privacy filter LED backlight provides better clarity and consumes less energy than traditional CCFL backlights L2206tm has wide viewing angle to allow viewing from a sitting or standing position, or movingside-to-side Optical touch technology, which is Windows 7 multi-touch logo compliant and plug and play Tilt capability Pivot capability to rotate display to portrait mode Height adjustment capability Removable stand for flexible monitor panel mounting solutions Video signal input to support VGA analog with VGA signal cable provided Video signal input to support DVI digital with DVI-D signal cable provided Video signal input to support DisplayPort digital with DisplayPort signal cable provided USB 2.0 hub with one upstream port (connects to the computer) and two downstream ports(connects to USB devices) USB cable provided to connect the monitor's USB hub to the USB connector on the computer Plug and play capability, if supported by the system L2206tmp has integrated privacy filter to fulfill application requirements for limited off-axis viewing Security slot provision on rear of monitor for optional cable lock Cable management feature for placement of cables and cords On-screen display (OSD) adjustments in several languages for easy setup and screen optimization HP Display Assistant for adjusting monitor settings and enabling theft deterrence feature Integrated speakers Cleaning kit solution (cloth and fluid)HP LCD Touch Monitors1

2 Passive stylus docked in rear enclosure HDCP copy protection on DVI and DisplayPort inputs Software and documentation disc that includes monitor drivers and product documentation Energy saver feature to meet requirements for reduced power consumption Intelligent Management AssetControl Compliant with the following regulated specifications (for additional certifications and agencynotices, refer to the HP LCD Monitors Reference Guide on the disc included with this monitor): European Union CE Directives Swedish TCO RequirementsChapter 1 Product features

2Setting up the monitorTo set up the monitor, ensure that the power is turned off to the monitor, computer system, and otherattached devices, and then follow the instructions below.Unfolding the monitor pedestal base1.Lift the monitor from its box and place it face down on a flat surface.2.Hold down the monitor base with one hand (1) then grasp the top of the stand with the other handand unfold the display head 90 degrees (2).CAUTION: Do not touch the surface of the LCD panel. Pressure on the panel may cause nonuniformity of color or disorientation of the liquid crystals. If this occurs, the screen will not recover to itsnormal condition.Figure 2-1 Unfolding the monitor pedestal baseNOTE: When the monitor is unfolded for the first time, the display head is locked from adjusting to afull-height position. To adjust the display head to full height, press down on the display head to unlockit, and then pull up on the display head to raise it to the full-height position. Refer to step 2 in Adjustingthe monitor on page 7.Unfolding the monitor pedestal base3

Rear componentsFigure 2-2 Rear componentsComponentDescription1AC power connectorConnects the AC power cable to the monitor.2DisplayPortConnects the DisplayPort cable to the monitor.3VGA connectorConnects the VGA cable to the monitor.4DVI-D connectorConnects the DVI-D cable to the monitor.5Audio connectorConnects the audio cable to the monitor.6USB upstream connectorConnects the USB hub cable to the monitor's USB hub connectorand to a host USB port/hub.7USB downstream connectors (2)Connect optional USB devices to the monitor.8Passive stylusHoused in rear enclosure. When removed, it can be used as atouch pointing device.NOTE: The stylus is not required for optical touch applications.Fingers and other pointing instruments may be used.4Chapter 2 Setting up the monitor

Connecting the cables1.Place the monitor in a convenient, well-ventilated location near the computer.2.Remove the cable management clip from the pedestal by pulling outward on the two sides of theclip (1) and lifting the clip off the pedestal (2).Figure 2-3 Removing the cable management clip3.Connect a VGA signal cable, DVI-D signal cable, or DisplayPort signal cable.NOTE: The monitor is capable of supporting either analog or digital input. The video mode isdetermined by the video cable used. The monitor will automatically determine which inputs havevalid video signals. The inputs can be selected by pressing the /source button on the front panelor through the on-screen display (OSD) feature by pressing the Menu button. For analog operation, use the VGA signal cable provided. Connect the VGA signal cable tothe VGA connector on the rear of the monitor and to the VGA connector on the computer. For DVI digital operation, use the DVI-D signal cable provided. Connect the DVI-D signalcable to the DVI connector on the rear of the monitor and to the DVI connector on thecomputer. For DisplayPort digital operation, use the DisplayPort signal cable provided. Connect theDisplayPort signal cable to the DisplayPort connector on the rear of the monitor and to theDisplayPort connector on the computer.4.Connect one end of the provided audio cable to the audio connector on the computer, andconnect the other end to the audio-in connector on the monitor.5.Connect one end of the provided USB cable to the USB upstream connector on the rear of themonitor, and connect the other end to a USB connector on the computer.Connecting the cables5

6.Connect one end of the power cord to the AC power connector on the back of the monitor, andconnect the other end to an electrical wall outlet.Figure 2-4 Connecting the cablesWARNING! To reduce the risk of electric shock or damage to the equipment:Do not disable the power cord grounding plug. The grounding plug is an important safety feature.Plug the power cord into a grounded (earthed) electrical outlet that is easily accessible at all times.Disconnect power from the equipment by unplugging the power cord from the electrical outlet.For your safety, do not place anything on power cords or cables. Arrange them so that no onemay accidentally step on or trip over them. Do not pull on a cord or cable. When unplugging fromthe electrical outlet, grasp the cord by the plug.7.Secure the cables in place with the cable management clip. Press the clip straight down on thecurved neck of the pedestal ensuring that the tabs on the sides of the clip snap into the slots on thepedestal.Figure 2-5 Installing the cable management clip6Chapter 2 Setting up the monitor

Adjusting the monitorNOTE: Your monitor model may look different than the model in the following illustrations.1.Tilt the monitor's panel forward or backward to set it to a comfortable eye level.Figure 2-6 Tilting the monitor2.Adjust the monitor’s height to a comfortable position for your individual workstation. The monitor’stop bezel edge should not exceed a height that is parallel to your eye height. A monitor that ispositioned low and reclined may be more comfortable for users with corrective lenses. The monitorshould be repositioned as you adjust your working posture throughout the work day.NOTE: When the monitor is unfolded for the first time, the display head is locked from adjustingto a full-height position. To adjust the display head to full height, press down on the display headto unlock it, and then pull up on the display head to raise it to the full-height position.Figure 2-7 Adjusting the heightAdjusting the monitor7

3.Pivot the monitor from landscape to portrait orientation viewing to adapt to your application.a.Adjust the monitor to full-height position and tilt the monitor back to full-tilt position (1).b.Pivot the monitor clockwise 90 from landscape to portrait orientation (2).CAUTION: If the monitor is not in full-height and full-tilt position when pivoting, the bottomright corner of the monitor panel will come in contact with the base and potentially causedamage to the monitor.Figure 2-8 Pivoting the monitorNOTE: To view information on the screen in portrait mode, you can install the HP DisplayAssistant software included on the software and documentation disc. The position of the OSDmenu can also be rotated to portrait mode. To rotate the OSD menu, access the OSD menu bypressing the Menu button on the front panel, select OSD Control from the menu, and then selectRotate OSD.8Chapter 2 Setting up the monitor

Front componentsFigure 2-9 Front componentsTable 2-1 Front componentsComponentDescription1Menu buttonOpens, selects from, or exits the OSD menu.2Minus/volume buttonIf the OSD menu is on, press to navigate backward through the OSDmenu and decrease adjustment levels.If the OSD menu is inactive, press to activate the volume adjustmentmenu.3Plus/source buttonIf the OSD menu is on, press to navigate forward through the OSD menuand increase adjustment levels.If the OSD menu is inactive, press to activate the source button thatchooses the video signal input (DisplayPort, DVI, or VGA).4OK/auto buttonIf the OSD menu is on, press to select the highlighted menu item.If the OSD menu is inactive, press to activate the auto adjustment featureto optimize the screen image.5Power buttonTurns the monitor on or off.6Power LEDBlue Fully powered.Amber Sleep mode.Flashing Amber Sleep timer mode.NOTE: To view an OSD menu simulator, visit the HP Customer Self Repair Services Media Library at components9

Turning on the monitor1.Press the power button on the computer to turn it on.2.Press the power button on the front of the monitor to turn it on.CAUTION: Burn-in image damage may occur on monitors that display the same static image onscreen for 12 or more consecutive hours of non-use. To avoid burn-in image damage on the monitorscreen, you should always activate a screen saver application or turn off the monitor when it is not inuse for a prolonged period of time. Image retention is a condition that may occur on all LCD screens.Monitors with a “burned-in image” are not covered under the HP warranty.NOTE: If pressing the power button has no effect, the Power Button Lockout feature may be enabled.To disable this feature, press and hold the monitor power button for 10 seconds.NOTE: You can disable the power LED in the OSD menu. Press the Menu button on the front of themonitor, then select Management Bezel Power LED Off.When the monitor is powered on, a status message is displayed for five seconds. The message showswhich input (DisplayPort, DVI, or VGA) is the current active signal, the status of the auto-switch sourcesetting (On or Off; factory default is On), the default source signal (factory default is DisplayPort), thecurrent preset display resolution, and the recommended preset display resolution.The monitor automatically scans the signal inputs for an active input and uses that input for the display.If two or more inputs are active, the monitor will display the default input source. If the default source isnot one of the active inputs, then the monitor will display the highest ranking priority input in thefollowing order: DisplayPort, DVI, then VGA. You can change the default source in the OSD bypressing the front panel Menu button and selecting Source Control Default Source.10Chapter 2 Setting up the monitor

Connecting USB devicesUSB connectors are used to connect devices such as a digital camera, USB keyboard, or USB mouse.Two USB connectors are located on the side panel of the monitor.NOTE: You must connect the USB hub cable from the monitor to the computer to enable the USB 2.0ports on the monitor. Refer to Step 4 in Connecting the cables on page 5.Figure 2-10 Connecting USB devicesConnecting USB devices11

Removing the monitor pedestal baseYou can remove the monitor panel from the pedestal base to install the panel on a wall, swing arm, orother mounting fixture.CAUTION: Before beginning to disassemble the monitor, be sure the monitor is turned off and thepower and signal cables are both disconnected. Also disconnect all USB cables connected to themonitor.1.Disconnect and remove the signal, power, and USB cables from the monitor.2.Lay the monitor face down on a flat surface covered by a clean, dry cloth.3.Pivot the base 45 degrees clockwise and remove the screw from the back of the monitor, and thenpivot the base 45 degrees counter-clockwise and remove the other screw from the back of themonitor.Figure 2-11 Removing the pedestal base screws4.Rotate the base of the monitor up (1) and pull it back (2) to unhinge the tabs on the monitor standfrom the slots in the monitor.Figure 2-12 Removing the pedestal base12Chapter 2 Setting up the monitor

Mounting the monitorThe monitor panel can be attached to a wall, swing arm, or other mounting fixture.NOTE: This apparatus is intended to be supported by a UL or CSA listed wall mount bracket.1.Remove the monitor panel from the pedestal base. Refer to Removing the monitor pedestal baseon page 12.CAUTION: This monitor supports the VESA industry standard 100 mm mounting holes. Toattach a third-party mounting solution to the monitor, four 4 mm, 0.7 pitch, and 10 mm longscrews are required. Longer screws must not be used because they may damage the monitor. It isimportant to verify that the manufacturer’s mounting solution is compliant with the VESA standardand is rated to support the weight of the monitor display panel. For best performance, it isimportant to use the power and video cables provided with the monitor.2.To attach the monitor to a swing arm, insert four 10 mm screws through the holes on the swingarm plate and into the mounting holes on the monitor.Figure 2-13 Mounting the monitorTo attach the monitor to other mounting fixtures, follow the instructions included with the mountingfixture to ensure that the monitor is safely attached.3.Reconnect the cables to the monitor panel.Removing the monitor pedestal base13

Locating the rating labelsThe rating labels on the monitor provide the spare part number, product number, and serial number.You may need these numbers when contacting HP about the monitor model. The rating labels arelocated on the rear panel of the monitor display head.Figure 2-14 Locating the rating labelsInstalling a cable lockYou can secure the monitor to a fixed object with an optional cable lock available from HP.Figure 2-15 Installing a cable lock14Chapter 2 Setting up the monitor

3Operating the touch screenInstalling the touch softwareMicrosoft Windows 7/Vista/XP (plug and play)NOTE: Refer to Connecting the cables on page 5 for instructions on connecting the USB cable.When you connect the USB cable between the monitor and a computer running Windows 7, WindowsVista, or Windows XP, the touch driver software will automatically install. The driver software may takea minute to install, and for Windows 7 and Windows Vista a message will display on the monitorscreen indicating that the driver software has been installed successfully. After the touch driver softwareis installed, you can select, launch, and drag objects using the touch screen. To make a selection, touchthe screen.NOTE: For Windows XP, the touch driver loads as an input device, so there will be no messageverifying the driver installation.NOTE: Multi-touch gestures are supported in Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise,and Ultimate operating system editions only. Multi-touch is not supported in Windows 7 Home Basic orStarter editions, Windows Vista, or Windows XP.NOTE: If touch control does not begin to work within 20 seconds, you should verify that the touchdriver is installed.To verify that the touch driver is installed: Windows 7—Select Start Control Panel System and Security System, and ensurethat Pen and Touch: Touch Input Available with 2 Touch Points is listed in the Systemsection. Windows Vista—Select Start Control Panel Mobile PC Pen and Input Devices. Ifthe Touch tab appears, touch input is available.Installing the touch software15

Windows XP—Select Start Control Panel System, and then select the Hardware tab.Select the Device Manager button. If the driver is installed correctly, two HID-compliantdevice entries and one USB Human Interface Device entry will appear under the HumanInterface Devices category. Also, under the Mice and other pointing devices category,one HID-compliant mouse entry will appear.Figure 3-1 Verify Windows XP touch driver installation16Chapter 3 Operating the touch screen

Using the touch functionNOTE: Before using the touch function, make sure the USB cable is connected and the Windowsoperating system is started.NOTE: When the touch function is active, make sure there are no foreign objects in the areasencircled in the figure below.Figure 3-2 Make sure there are no foreign objects in the encircled areasThe touch function may replace the mouse after you start the Windows operating system. Use yourfinger or the provided stylus for touch applications. Gesture compatibility is listed below:Table 3-1 Gesture compatiblityFinger operationWindows 7Windows VistaWindows XP TabletWindows XPDrag Click Double-click Single-touch digitizer Multi-touch gestures NOTE: Refer to for topics on various gesturesthat are supported in Windows 7.NOTE: Windows multi-touch gestures are not supported in Windows 7 Home Basic or Startereditions.Using an extended display (Windows 7 only)Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate editions support extended displaytouch screen functions for two monitors connected to one system.NOTE: Windows 7 Home Basic and Starter editions, Windows Vista, and Windows XP do notsupport extended display touch functionality. They support single-touch functions on the primary monitoronly, not the secondary monitor (extended or cloned desktop).1.Make sure a USB cable is connected from the computer to each monitor.2.Select Start Control Panel.Using the touch function17

3.Select the View by drop-down list, and then select either Large icons or Small icons.4.Select the Tablet PC Settings control panel.NOTE: The Tablet PC Settings control panel will only appear after Microsoft Windows 7recognizes a connected touch monitor.5.On the Display tab in the Tablet PC Settings, select the name of the first monitor you want tocalibrate from the drop-down menu.Figure 3-3 Select the display18Chapter 3 Operating the touch screen

6.Select the Calibrate button.Figure 3-4 Calibrate the display7.Repeat steps 5 and 6 for the second monitor.NOTE: If you have two monitors that are the same model, be sure to note which model iscalibrated first because both will appear with identical names.Using the touch function19

Tips and troubleshootingTips WARNING! Keep the display away from any heat sources, such as electric radiators, naturalgas pipes, or direct sunlight. Also keep the display away from excessive dust, mechanicalvibration, or shock.For safety, remove the power plug prior to cleaning. To maintain a brand new appearance of the display, clean with a soft cloth regularly. Removestubborn stains with a soft cleaner.CAUTION: Do not use strong cleaners such as a diluting agent, benzene, or a corrosivecleaner, as they may damage the display. Never disassemble or repair the product yourself. If your problem cannot be solved according tothe troubleshooting guidelines, please contact your local dealer. Retain the original packaging materials. They will be convenient if you need to transport yourdisplay again.NOTE: For best protection, pack the display in the original manner of package from the factory. 20The touch function may need about seven seconds to resume if the USB cable is re-plugged or thecomputer resumes from Sleep mode.Chapter 3 Operating the touch screen

Touch screen troubleshootingNOTE: For general troubleshooting information, refer to the HP LCD Monitors Reference Guideincluded on the disc with your monitor.Table 3-2 Touch screen troubleshootingProblemSolutionComputer does not recover from Sleep mode when the touchscreen is touched.Sleep mode recovery is not supported by the touch screen.Use the keyboard or mouse to recover from Sleep mode.The USB cable is quickly removed from the monitor andreinserted, and the touch function is lost.Windows takes a minimum amount of time to adjust systemparameters when a USB device is either removed orconnected. Try removing the USB cable again, wait for atleast five seconds, and then plug it in again.Multi-touch gestures do not function on Windows 7 HomeBasic or Starter editions, Windows Vista, or Windows XP.Only Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise,and Ultimate editions support multi-touch gestures.The Start, Close, and other icons are too small to touch witha finger.Windows 7 provides a large icon feature that supports touchscreen functions. This feature can be accessed in the ControlPanel. A stylus may also be used.Touch operation does not function properly on lowerresolution video modes that are not displayed in fullscreen.Although the monitor supports a fill-to-aspect ratio function, thetouch controller does not know how to respond to less-thanfullscreen images. Either change the resolution to 1920 x1080, or access the OSD menu and select Image Controlto enable Fill-to-Screen (default setting).A single touch is recognized as two touches. If using a painttool, a single finger creates two lines.The touch controller has a limitation on the size of the "touch"area. A fingertip touch usually works better than a flatforefinger or thumb touch.When the monitor used is in a dual-screen configuration, thetouch function on the second display does not work.The USB connection is only capable of operating a singletouch screen monitor. If the second monitor is a touch monitor,you must connect a second USB cable.NOTE: Windows 7 Home Basic and Starter editions,Windows Vista, and Windows XP do not support extendeddisplay touch functionality. They support single-touch functionson the primary monitor only, not the secondary monitor(extended or cloned desktop).Tips and troubleshooting21

4Finding more informationRefer to the HP LCD Monitors Reference Guide included on the disc with your monitor for additionalinformation on: Optimizing monitor performance Safety and maintenance guidelines Installing software from the disc Using the OSD menu Downloading software from the Web Agency and regulatory notices Troubleshooting and recommended solutions to common problemsFor additional information on using and adjusting your monitor, go to your country or region, select Product Support & Troubleshooting, and then enter yourmonitor model name and number.22Chapter 4 Finding more information

ATechnical specificationsNOTE: All specifications represent the typical specifications provided by HP's componentmanufacturers; actual performance may vary either higher or lower.L2206tm/L2206tmpTable A-1 L2206tm/L2206tmp specificationsDisplay54.61 cm widescreenTypeTFT LCDViewable image size54.61 cm diagonalTilt-5 to 30 Brightness (typical)230 cd/m221.5 inches widescreen21.5 inch diagonalMaximum weight (unpacked):Assembled with base7.0 kg15.4 lbsDisplay only4.6 kg10.11 lbsHeight (highest position)44.5 cm17.52 inchesHeight (lowest position)34.5 cm13.58 inchesDepth22.8 cm8.98 inchesWidth51.8 cm20.39 inchesMaximum graphic resolution1920 x 1080 (60 Hz) analog inputDimensions (including base):1920 x 1080 (60 Hz) digital inputOptimum graphic resolution1920 x 1080 (60 Hz) analog input1920 x 1080 (60 Hz) digital inputText mode720 x 400Dot pitch0.248 (H) x 0.248 (W) mmPixels per inch102 PPIHorizontal frequency24 kHz to 94 kHzVertical refresh rate50 Hz to 76 HzL2206tm/L2206tmp23

Table A-1 L2206tm/L2206tmp specifications (continued)Environmental requirements:Temperature (operating)5 C to 35 C41 F to 95 FTemperature (non-operating)-20 C to 60 C-4 F to 140 FHumidity (operating)20% to 80%Humidity (non-operating)5% to 95%Altitude (operating)0 m to 5,000 m0 ft to 16,400 ftAltitude (non-o

HP LCD Touch Monitors The LCD (liquid crystal display) monitors have an active matrix, thin-film transistor (TFT) panel. The monitor models and features include: L2206tm model, 54.6 cm (21.5-inch) diagonal viewable area display with 1920 x 1080 resolution, plus full-screen support for lower resolutions; includes custom scaling for maximum