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Summary of Content for Dell Canvas 27 Workstation User Guide PDF

Model: Dell Canvas 27 Regulatory model: Z01C

Dell Canvas 27

Users Guide

Copyright 2017 Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. All rights reserved. Dell, EMC, and other trademarks are trademarks of Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. Other trademarks may be trademarks of their respective owners. 2017 08

Rev. X06

NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer.

CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates potential damage to hardware or loss of data if instructions are not followed.

WARNING: A WARNING indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death.

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Contents

About Your Dell Canvas 27 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Package Contents. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

Product Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

Identifying Parts and Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

Dell Canvas 27 Specifications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Plug-and-Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

LCD Monitor Quality and Pixel Policy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24

Setting Up the Dell Canvas 27 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 Removing the IO cover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

Connecting Your Dell Canvas 27 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

Organizing Your Cables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

Stand (Optional) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

VESA wall mounting (Optional) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

Operating the Dell Canvas 27. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Turning on the Dell Canvas 27 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

Using the On Screen Display (OSD) button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

Using the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

Display, Pen, and Touch Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 Self-Test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

Built-in Diagnostics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51

Common Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52

Product Specific Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53

Universal Serial Bus (USB) Specific Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54

Appendix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

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Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

FCC Notices (U.S. only) and Other Regulatory Information . . . . . . 55

Contacting Dell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

Setting Up Your Dell Canvas 27 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56

Maintenance Guidelines. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58

About Your Dell Canvas 27 5

About Your Dell Canvas 27

Package Contents Your Dell Canvas 27 ships with the components shown below. Make sure that you have received all the components and contact Dell if something is missing.

NOTE: Some items may be optional and may not ship with your Dell Canvas 27. Some features or media may not be available in certain countries.

Dell Canvas 27

Power cable

Power adapter

mini HDMI to HDMI cable

USB cable (Type-C to Type-C)

USB cable (Type-C to Type-A)

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mini DP to DP cable

mini DP to mini DP cable

Canvas Pen

Nib holder

Dial totem

Cleaning cloth

Quick Start Guide Safety,Environmental,and Regulatory

Information Factory Calibration Report

About Your Dell Canvas 27 7

Product Features The Dell Canvas 27 features include:

Thin film transistor (TFT), liquid crystal display (LCD), and LED backlight.

68.47 cm (27-inch) active area display (measured diagonally) 2560 x 1440 (16:9 aspect ratio) resolution, plus full-screen support for lower resolutions.

mini HDMI, USB Type-C and mini DP connector ports.

Optional Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) mounting bracket and Stand.

Plug-and-play when paired with a host system powered by the Windows 10 Creators (Version 1703) or higher update.

Optimize eye comfort with a flicker-free screen.

The possible long-term effects of blue light emission from the display may cause damage to the eyes, including eye fatigue or digital eye strain. ComfortView feature is designed to reduce the amount of blue light emitted from the display to optimize eye comfort. Select ComfortView preset mode by OSD menu to enable this feature.

On-Screen Display (OSD) touch adjustments for easy set-up and screen optimization.

Asset management capability.

Energy Gauge shows the energy level being consumed by the Dell Canvas 27 in real time.

0.5 W standby power when in sleep mode.

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Identifying Parts and Controls

Front view

Label Description

1 Touchscreen button

NOTE: The Touchscreen button is set to ON by default. You can use the Touchscreen button to turn off the functionality.

2 OSD (On Screen Display) button (For more information, see Operating the Dell Canvas 27)

3 Power on/off button (with LED indicator)

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Back View

Label Description Use

1 Kickstand Provides support to the Dell Canvas screen to place it in a fixed position.

2 Regulatory label Lists the regulatory approvals.

3 Barcode, serial number, and service tag label

Refer to this label if you need to contact Dell for technical support.

4 DC power connector To connect the Dell Canvas 27 power cable.

5 mini HDMI connector When a mini HDMI cable is connected it can only be used as a monitor.

6 mini DP connector When a mini DP cable is connected it can only be used as a monitor.

7 USB Type-C host system connectivity

When a Type-C to Type-C cable is connected from the Dell Canvas to the host computer, it supports USB 3.0 for data and DP for video if host system supports DP Alt mode.

In this case (Connect C to A cable) - the user may need either Label 5 (HDMI) or Label 6 (DP) video signal for full function support.

NOTE: Remove the port cover to connect your cables. Replace the port cover once all cables are connected.

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Side View

Label Description Use

1 Audio Jack

(3.5 mm) WARNING: Excessive sound pressure from

earphones or headphones can cause hearing damage or loss.

2 USB 3.0 Type-C downstream port

Can be used in these two examples:

a. The downstream port USB connector supports USB and charging (BC 1.2) function.

b. When using downstream port USB connector then must connect the USB cable from upstream Type-C port to host system. (USB cable can be Type-C to Type-C or Type-C to Type-A cable.)

3 USB 3.0 Type-A downstream ports

NOTE: If a user is connecting a phone or tablet to the downstream ports, then they need to use the cable that came with their device to make the connection.

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Dell Canvas 27 Specifications

Panel Specifications

Screen type Active matrix - TFT LCD

Panel Type In-plane switching Technology

Aspect ratio 16:9

Viewable image dimensions

Diagonal 68.47 cm (27 inches)

Active Area

Horizontal 598.74 mm (23.57 inches)

Vertical 337.66 mm (13.29 inches)

Area 202170.5 mm2 (313.36 inches2)

Pixel pitch 0.2331 mm x 0.2331 mm

Viewing angle

Horizontal 178 (typical)

Vertical 178 (typical)

Brightness 270 cd/m (typical)

Contrast ratio 1000 to 1 (typical)

Dynamic contrast ratio 8,000,000:1

Backlight White LED, EDGELIGHT system

Response Time 14 ms typical (G to G)

Color depth 1.07 Billion colors, 10 Bit

Color gamut AdobeRGB sRGB Rec709 DCI-P3 109% CIE1931 124% CIE1976

Host connectivity 1 x USB Type-C upstream port (support DP Alt mode) 1 x mDP 1 x mini HDMI

Downstream connectivity 1 x Audio jack 1 x USB 3.0 Type-C downstream port 2 x USB 3.0 Type-A downstream port

Cable management Yes

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EMR pen

Technology Electro-magnetic Resonance

Active Area 1 mm larger than Display AA on each side

Resolution 0.01 mm (2540 ppi)

Coordinate Accuracy 0.4 mm (see Note 1 and 2)

Coordinate Deviation When Tilting Pen

0.3 mm (tilted 50from vertical) (see Note 3)

Detectable Pen tilt up to 50from vertical

Detectable Height 4 to 10 mm above the sensor film (see Note 1)

Position Report Rate 133 pps

Pressure Resolution 1024 levels @ full scale (Note 4)

Note 1: The Pen Digitizer Unit and pen only, at ordinary temperature.

Note 2: The pen held vertically at 7 mm high from sensor film.

Note 3: The pen held in the center of the active area.

Note 4: UP pen only.

Touch

Type Projected Capacitive System

Panel Diagonal 27 inch

Active Area

Horizontal 598.74 mm (23.57 inches)

Vertical 337.66 mm (13.29 inches)

Area 202170.5 mm2 (313.36 inches2)

Input Method Dell Canvas pen, bare finger and totem

Touch point 20 touch-points

Touch response time 35 ms

Touch method Single and multi finger

Operating system Windows 10 Creators Update

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OS Compatibility

OS Canvas Hardware Canvas Software Support

Windows 10 Creators Update

Fully validated and supported, but not WHQL submitted

Fully validated and supported Fully supported

Windows 10 - Pre Creators Update

Validated, but not WHQL submitted Not validated

Tech Support provided, will recommend latest Win 10

Windows 8 (all flavors) Validated, but not WHQL submitted Not validated No Tech Support

Windows 7 (all flavors) Validated, but not WHQL submitted Not validated No Tech Support

Linux / Ubuntu / CentOS

Not validated Not validated No Tech Support

NOTE: Windows Hardware Quality Labs testing or WHQL Testing is Microsofts testing process which involves running a series of tests on third-party hardware or software, and then submitting the log files from these tests to Microsoft for review.

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Specification of Bluetooth module BlueSlim2 Main Chipset: BlueCore CSR8510A10

Operating Frequency (Transmit)

2402-2480 MHz

Operating Frequency (Receive)

2402-2480 MHz

Type of Modulation

Basic Data Rate: 1Mbps (GFSK)

Enhanced Data Rate: 2Mbps (DQPSK); 3Mbps (8-DPSK)

Bluetooth Low Energy: 1Mbps (GFSK)

Channel Spacing

Basic Data Rate: 1MHz

Enhanced Data Rate: 1MHz

Bluetooth Low Energy: 2MHz

RF Output Power (EIRP)

Basic Data Rate: 2.81 dBm

Enhanced Data Rate: 0.58 dBm

Bluetooth Low Energy: 3.16 dBm

Bandwidth

Basic Data Rate: 1 MHz

Enhanced Data Rate: 1.3 MHz

Bluetooth Low Energy: 1 MHz

Emission Designation Class2

Emission Class

Basic Data Rate: F1D

Enhanced Data Rate: G1D

Bluetooth Low Energy: F1D

Number of Channel

Basic Data Rate: 79 Channels

Enhanced Data Rate: 79 Channels

Bluetooth Low Energy: 40 Channels

Spurious Emission Transmitter -43.57 dBm

Spurious Emission Receiver -56.35 dBm

Antenna Gain -4.51 (dBi)

Antenna Polarization Y

Made In Country Taiwan

The product contains BlueSlim board, National Telecommunications Administration approved

code is 202789-17-02265.

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Resolution Specifications

Horizontal scan range 30 kHz to 88 kHz

Vertical scan range 50 Hz to 75 Hz

Maximum preset resolution 2560 x 1440 at 60 Hz

Video display capabilities (Type-C DP Alt mode, mini DP & mini HDMI playback)

480p, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p

Preset Display Modes

Display Mode Horizontal Frequency (kHz)

Vertical Frequency (Hz)

Pixel Clock (MHz)

Sync Polarity (Horizontal/ Vertical)

720 x 400 31.5 70.0 28.3 -/+

VESA, 640 x 480 31.5 60.0 25.2 -/-

VESA, 640 x 480 37.5 75.0 31.5 -/-

VESA, 800 x 600 37.9 60.0 40.0 +/+

VESA, 800 x 600 46.9 75.0 49.5 +/+

VESA, 1024 x 768 48.4 60.0 65.0 -/-

VESA, 1024 x 768 60.0 75.0 78.8 +/+

VESA, 1152 x 864 67.5 75.0 108.0 +/+

VESA, 1280 x 1024 64.0 60.0 108.0 +/+

VESA, 1280 x 1024 80.0 75.0 135.0 +/+

VESA, 1600 x 1200 75.0 60.0 162.0 +/+

VESA, 1920 x 1080 67.5 60.0 148.5 +/+

VESA, 2048 x 1080 26.27 24 58.22 +/-

VESA, 2048 x 1080 66.58 60 147.16 +/-

VESA, 2560 x 1440 88.8 60.0 241.5 +/-

NOTE: Recommend that extended desktop should be used for best results. Generally, the computer should automatically select the best resolution. In clone mode, resolution differences may result in some distortion.

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Electrical Specifications

Video input signals Digital video signal for each differential line Per differential line at 100 ohm impedance mini HDMI/mini DP/USB Type-C signal input support

AC/DC adapter:

Input voltage/ frequency/ current

100-240V AC / 50 or 60 Hz 3 Hz / 1.8A (maximum)

Output voltage/current Output: 19.5V DC / 6.67 A (130 W Max.)

Inrush current 115/230V: 140 A (Max.) with Chroma 61504 or other 3KV AC source for test.

Brand Manufacturer Model

Dell Delta DA130PM130

Dell Chicony HA130PM130

Physical Characteristics

Connector type mini HDMI connector mini DP connector Audio jack

USB 3.0 Type-C downstream port USB 3.0 and DP Type-C upstream port USB 3.0 Type-A downstream port

Signal cable type (in-box) mini DP to DP, 2.5 M cable

mini DP to mini DP, 2.5 M cable

Mini HDMI to HDMI, 2.5 M cable

USB Type-C to Type-C 1 M cable

USB Type-C to Type-A 2.5 M cable

Dimensions

Height 792.0 mm (31.18 inches)

Width 446.26 mm (17.57 inches)

Depth 24.5 mm (0.96 inches)

Weight

Weight with packaging 13.8 kg (30.42 lb)

Middle frame gloss 4~6 GU

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Environmental Characteristics

Compliant Standards

RoHS Compliant yes

Temperature

Operating 0 C to 40 C (32 F to 104 F)

Non-operating 20 C to 60 C (4 F to 140 F)

Humidity

Operating 10% to 80% (non-condensing)

Non-operating 5% to 90% (non-condensing)

Altitude

Operating 5,000 m (16,404 ft) (maximum)

Non-operating 12,192 m (40,000 ft) (maximum)

Thermal dissipation 168.9 BTU/hour (maximum)

163.8 BTU/hour (typical)

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Power Management Modes

If you have VESAs DPM-compliant video card or software installed in your PC, the Dell Canvas 27 can automatically reduce its power consumption when not in use. This is referred to as power save mode*. If the computer detects input from the keyboard, mouse, or other input devices, the Dell Canvas 27 automatically resumes functioning. The following table shows the power consumption and signaling of this automatic power saving feature.

VESA

Modes

Horizontal

Sync

Vertical

Sync

Video Power Indicator Power Consumption

Normal operation

Active Active Active White 49.5 W (maximum)** 48 W (typical)

Active-off mode

Inactive Inactive Off White

(Glowing)

Less than 0.5 W

Switch off - - - Off Less than 0.5 W

The OSD operates only in the normal operation mode. If you press any button in the active- off mode, the following message is displayed:

*Zero power consumption in OFF mode can only be achieved by disconnecting the DC main cable from the Dell Canvas 27. **Maximum power consumption with maximum luminance. Activate the computer and the Dell Canvas 27 to gain access to the OSD.

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Pin Assignments

mini DP connector

Pin number 20-pin side of the connected signal cable

1 GND

2 Hot Plug Detect

3 ML3 (n)

4 CONFIG1

5 ML3 (p)

6 CONFIG2

7 GND

8 GND

9 ML2 (n)

10 ML0 (n)

11 ML2 (p)

12 ML0 (p)

13 GND

14 GND

15 ML1 (n)

16 AUX (p)

17 ML1 (p)

18 AUX (n)

19 GND

20 DP_PWR

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mini HDMI connector

Pin number 19-pin side of the connected signal cable

1 TMDS Data2 Shield

2 TMDS Data 2+

3 TMDS Data 2-

4 TMDS Data 1 Shield

5 TMDS Data 1+

6 TMDS Data 1-

7 TMDS Data 0 Shield

8 TMDS Data 0+

9 TMDS Data 0-

10 TMDS Clock Shield

11 TMDS Clock+

12 TMDS Clock-

13 DDC/CEC Ground

14 CEC

15 SCL

16 SDA

17 Reserved

18 +5 V Power

19 Hot Plug Detect

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USB 3.0 Type-C Connector (1 x downstream and 1 x upstream)

Pin Signal Assignment Pin Signal Assignment

A1 GND B12 GND

A2 TX1+ B11 RX1+

A3 TX1- B10 RX1-

A4 VBUS B9 VBUS

A5 CC B8 SBU2

A6 D + B7 D -

A7 D - B6 D +

A8 SBU1 B5 VCONN

A9 VBUS B4 VBUS

A10 RX2- B3 TX2-

A11 RX2+ B2 TX2+

A12 GND B1 GND

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USB 3.0 Type-A downstream port

Pin number Signal name

1 VBUS

2 D-

3 D+

4 GND

5 StdA_SSRX-

6 StdA_SSRX+

7 GND_DRAIN

8 StdA_SSTX-

9 StdA_SSTX+

Shell Shield

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Plug-and-Play 1. Turn on the Dell Canvas 27 and wait for the Canvas screen to be displayed.

2. The Windows 10 screen appears.

3. The Canvas Connect Windows Store application downloads in the background. Please wait until the Canvas Connect application appears in the Recently Added list or search for Canvas Connect in your Start Menu. Launch the Canvas Connect application.

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4. Click Yes on the Get Canvas Software banner on the home page of the Canvas Connect application to download the Canvas Installer. Users are redirected to the Canvas Installer support page and they can Download the Installer to get their Canvas software bundle. The Canvas Installer application helps the user get all the new software, drivers, and firmware. Updates to these components are also delivered via the Canvas Installer as and when they are available.

LCD Monitor Quality and Pixel Policy During the LCD monitor manufacturing process, it is not uncommon for one or more pixels to become fixed in an unchanging state which are hard to see and do not affect the display quality or usability. For more information on LCD Monitor Pixel Policy, see Dell support site at: http://www.dell.com/support/monitors.

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Setting Up the Dell Canvas 27

Removing the IO cover

CAUTION: Place Dell Canvas 27 on a flat, clean, and soft surface to avoid scratching the display panel.

To remove the IO cover:

The mylar or the protective cover should not be removed while placing face down.

Open the kickstand.

Open the IO cover as shown above.

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Connecting Your Dell Canvas 27 WARNING: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the Safety Instructions.

To connect your Dell Canvas 27 to the computer:

1. Turn off your computer.

2. Connect the USB Type-C cable from your Dell Canvas 27 to the host computer. 3. Connect the mini HDMI to HDMI or mini DP to mini DP or mini DP to DP cable from

your Dell Canvas 27 to the computer. 4. Switch on your Dell Canvas 27.

NOTE: Your Dell Canvas 27 requires USB and video signals to properly function. Some host computers have USB Type-C ports that are architected to carry DisplayPort signals. When connecting your Dell Canvas 27 to this type of port, you will only need a single cable to deliver USB and video. If your host computer does not have USB Type-C, or the USB Type-C port does not carry DisplayPort, then you will need to connect both USB (either Type-C to Type-C or Type-C to Type-A) and a video connection via either the Mini HDMI or mDP port on the Dell Canvas 27 to your host computer.

Connecting the mini HDMI to HDMI cable

Connecting the mini DP (mini DP to mini DP) / DP (mini DP to DP) cable

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Connecting the USB Type-C to Type-C cable

Connecting power to the Dell Canvas 27

Connecting power adapter to wall socket and powering on

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Organizing Your Cables

After attaching all necessary cables to your Dell Canvas 27 and the host computer,

(see Connecting Your Dell Canvas 27 for cable attachment) organize all cables as shown above.

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Stand (Optional)

Use a Phillips crosshead screwdriver to tighten screws to Dell Canvas 27.

Remove the BarLock

Follow the direction of the arrow and press the riser latch to open the stand.

Follow the arrow-printing indicator ( ) on the Dell Canvas 27 back cover to place the Dell Canvas 27 on the Stand.

NOTE: Ensure to place the Dell Canvas 27 screen and the Stand in an angle slightly less than 90 degrees to avoid the system falling forward before it is secured.

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Plug in the cables into Dell Canvas 27.

Close the FlipStand.

Ensure the two screws are firmly fixed to the screw holes and that the stand and Canvas fit together.

Replace the Clearwater Display IO cover.

Slide the latch on either side of stands back.

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VESA wall mounting (Optional)

NOTE: Use M4 x 8 mm screws to connect the monitor to the wall-mounting kit. Wall mount Dell Canvas 27 using VESA-compatible wall mount kit (75 x 75 mm / 100 x 100mm / 200 x 200 mm). Refer to the instructions that come with the VESA-compatible wall mounting kit.

1. Place the Dell Canvas 27 on a soft cloth or cushion on a stable, flat table.

2. Attaching the VESA (optional purchase):

a, Place the VESA mount on the back of Dell Canvas 27.

Use a Phillips crosshead screwdriver to tighten the screws.

b, Follow the direction of the arrow and push the VESA cover until it snaps into place.

c, Use a Phillips crosshead screwdriver to tighten the screws.

3. Attach the mounting bracket from the wall mounting kit to the Dell Canvas 27.

4. Mount the Dell Canvas 27 on the wall by following the instructions that comes with the wall mounting kit.

NOTE: For use only with UL or CSA or GS-listed wall mount bracket with minimum weight/load bearing capacity of 9.5 kg (20.94 lb).

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Operating the Dell Canvas 27

Turning on the Dell Canvas 27

Press the power button to turn on the Dell Canvas 27. The white LED indicates the Dell Canvas 27 is On and fully functional. A glowing white LED indicates DPMS Power Save Mode.

Using the On Screen Display (OSD) button

Press the OSD button located next to the power button to enable the OSD input. An OSD shows the numeric values of the characteristics as they change when you select these icons.

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The following table describes the front panel icons:

Front-Panel icon Description

1

Shortcut key: Preset Modes

Touch this icon to choose from a list of preset color modes.

2

Shortcut key: Input Source

Touch this icon to choose from a list of Input Source.

3

Menu

Touch menu icon to launch the on-screen display (OSD) and select the OSD menu.

See Accessing the Menu System.

4

Exit

Touch this icon to exit the OSD main menu.

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Using the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu

Accessing the Menu System

NOTE: Any changes you make using the OSD menu are automatically saved if you move to another OSD menu, exit the OSD menu, or wait for the OSD menu to disappear.

1. Touch the icon to launch the OSD menu and display the main menu.

2. You can touch screen to select the desired menu.

3. Touch the and icons to select the desired parameter.

4. Touch the icon to exit the OSD main menu.

Front Panel icon Description

1

Up Down

Use the Up (increase) and Down (decrease) keys to adjust items in the OSD menu.

2

Right Left

Use the Right (increase) and Left (decrease) keys to adjust items in the OSD menu.

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Icon Menu and

Submenus

Description

Brightness/ Contrast

Use this menu to activate Brightness/Contrast adjustment.

Brightness Brightness adjusts the luminance of the backlight

(minimum 0; maximum 100).

Touch the icon to increase brightness.

Touch the icon to decrease brightness.

NOTE: Manual adjustment of Brightness is disabled when Dynamic Contrast is switched on.

Contrast Adjust the Brightness first, and then adjust Contrast only if further adjustment is necessary.

Touch the icon to increase contrast and touch the icon to decrease contrast (between 0 and 100).

Contrast adjusts the difference between darkness and lightness on the Dell Canvas 27.

Input Source Use the Input Source menu to select between different video inputs that are be connected to your Dell Canvas 27.

USB Type-C Select USB Type-C input when you are using the USB Type-C upstream port connector.

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Icon Menu and

Submenus

Description

mDP Select mDP input when you are using the mDP (mini DisplayPort) connector.

mini-HDMI Select the mini HDMI input when you are using the mini-HDMI connector.

Auto Select Select Auto Select, the Dell Canvas 27 scans for available input sources.

Reset Input Source

Resets your Dell Canvas 27s Input Source settings to the factory defaults.

Color Use the Color menu to adjust the color setting mode.

Preset Modes

When you select Preset Modes, you can choose Standard, ComfortView, Movie, Game, Color Temp., Color Space, or Custom Color from the list.

Standard: Default color settings. This is the default preset mode.

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Icon Menu and

Submenus

Description

ComfortView: Decreases the level of blue light emitted from the screen to make viewing more comfortable for your eyes. NOTE: To reduce the risk of eye strain and neck/arm/back/ shoulders pain from using the display for long periods of time, we suggest you to :

Set the screen about 20 to 28 inches (50-70 cm) from your eyes.

Blink frequently to moisten or rewet your eyes when working with the display.

Take regular and frequent breaks for 20 minutes every two hours.

Look away from your display and gaze at a distant object at 20 feet away for at least 20 seconds during the breaks.

Perform stretches to relieve tension in the neck/arm/back/ shoulders during the breaks.

Movie: Ideal for movies. Game: Ideal for most gaming applications.

Color Temp.: The screen appears warmer with a red/yellow tint with slider set at 5,000K or cooler with blue tint with slider set at 10,000K. Color Space: Allows users to select the color space:Adobe RGB,

sRGB, REC709, DCI-P3, CAL1 and CAL2.

Adobe RGB: This mode matches Adobe RGB standard.

sRGB: This mode matches sRGB standard.

REC709: This mode matches REC709 standard.

DCI-P3: This mode reproduces DCI-P3 digital cinema color standard.

NOTE: Accuracy of Adobe RGB, sRGB, REC709, DCI-P3, CAL1 and CAL2 are optimized for RGB input color format.

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Icon Menu and

Submenus

Description

Custom Color: Allows you to manually adjust the color settings. Touch the and icons to adjust the Red, Green, and Blue values and create your own preset color mode.

Select the Gain, Offset, Hue, Saturation.

Gain: Select it to adjust input RGB signal gain level (default value are 100).

Offset: Select it to adjust RGB black-level offset value (default value are 50) to control your Dell Canvas 27 base color.

Hue: Select it to adjust RGBCMY hue value individually (default value are 50).

Saturation: Select it to adjust RGBCMY saturation value individually (default value are 50).

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Icon Menu and

Submenus

Description

Input Color Format

Allows you to set the video input mode to: RGB: Select this option if your Dell Canvas 27 is connected to

a computer (or DVD player) using the mini HDMI to HDMI, mini DP-mini DP or mini DP-DP cable. YPbPr: Select this option if your DVD player supports only

YPbPr output.

Gamma Allows you to set the display Gamma according to your system.

Hue Use or to adjust the hue from 0 to 100.

NOTE: Hue adjustment is available only for Movie and Game mode.

Saturation Use or to adjust the saturation from 0 to 100.

NOTE: Saturation adjustment is available only for Movie and Game mode.

Reset Color Resets your Dell Canvas 27s color settings to the factory defaults.

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Icon Menu and

Submenus

Description

Display Use the Display menu to adjust image.

Aspect Ratio Adjust the image ratio to Wide 16:9, Auto Resize,4:3, or 1:1.

Monitor Sleep

Sleep After Timeout: Dell Canvas 27 goes into sleep after timeout.

Never: Dell Canvas 27 never goes into sleep.

Sharpness Makes the image look sharper or softer.

Use or to adjust the sharpness from 0 to 100.

Dynamic Contrast

Allows you to increase the level of contrast to provide sharper and more detailed image quality. Touch screen to select the Dynamic Contrast On or Off. NOTE: For Game and Movie preset mode only. NOTE: Dynamic Contrast provides higher contrast if you select Game or Movie preset mode.

Uniformity Compen- sation

Select screen brightness and color uniformity compensation settings. Off is factory setting by default.

Uniformity Compensation adjusts different areas of the screen with respect to the center to achieve uniform brightness and color over the entire screen.

Reset Display Restores the display settings to factory defaults.

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Icon Menu and

Submenus

Description

Menu Select this option to adjust the settings of the OSD, such as, the languages of the OSD, the amount of time the menu remains on screen, and so on.

Language Set the OSD display to one of eight languages.

(English, Spanish, French, German, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, or Japanese).

Transparency Select this option to change the menu transparency by using and (min. 0 / max. 100).

Timer OSD Hold Time: Sets the length of time the OSD remains active after you press a button.

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

Lock Controls user access to adjustments. When Lock is selected, no user adjustments are allowed. All touch key are locked.

NOTE:

Lock function Either soft lock (through OSD menu) or hard lock (Press and hold OSD button located next to the power button 6 sec) Unlock function Only hard unlock (Press and hold OSD button located next to the power button 6 sec)

Reset Menu Restore the menu settings to factory defaults.

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Icon Menu and

Submenus

Description

Personalize Select from Preset Modes, Brightness/Contrast, Input Source or Aspect Ratio and set as shortcut key.

USB Allows you to enable or disable USB downstream ports charger function during Dell Canvas 27 standby mode.

NOTE: USB ON/OFF under standby mode is only available when the USB Type-C upstream cable is unplugged. This option will be greyed out when the USB Type-C upstream cable is plugged in.

Reset Persona- lization

Restores shortcut keys to factory defaults.

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Icon Menu and

Submenus

Description

Other

Select this option to adjust the OSD settings, such as the DDC/CI, LCD conditioning, and so on.

Display Info Displays the Dell Canvas 27s current settings.

Bluetooth Select Enable to turn on this feature.

NOTE: Canvas Bluetooth cannot be used if the connected system has an active Bluetooth module (Only 1 Bluetooth device can be supported by the OS).

Audio source Allows you to set the audio source from the mini-HDMI / mDP or USB.

DDC/CI DDC/CI (Display Data Channel/Command Interface) allows you to adjust the Dell Canvas 27 settings using software on your computer.

Select Disable to turn off this feature.

Enable this feature for best user experience and optimum performance of your Dell Canvas 27.

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Icon Menu and

Submenus

Description

LCD Conditioning

Helps reduce minor cases of image retention. Depending on the degree of image retention, the program may take some time to run. Select Enable to start the process.

Reset Others Restores other settings, such as DDC/CI, to factory defaults.

Factory Reset

Restores all OSD settings to the factory defaults.

NOTE: Dell Canvas 27 has a built-in feature to automatically calibrate the

brightness to compensate for LED aging.

OSD Warning Messages

When the Dynamic Contrast feature is enabled (in these preset modes: Game or Movie), manual brightness adjustment is disabled.

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When the Dell Canvas 27 does not support a particular resolution mode, you can see the following message:

This means that the Dell Canvas 27 cannot synchronize with the signal that it is receiving from the computer. See Dell Canvas 27 Specificationsfor the Horizontal and Vertical frequency ranges addressable by Dell Canvas 27. Recommended mode is 2560 x 1440.

You can see the following message before the DDC/CI function is disabled:

When the Dell Canvas 27 enters the Power Save mode, the following message appears:

Activate the computer and wake up the Dell Canvas 27 to gain access to the OSD. If you press any button other than the power button, the following messages will appear depending on the selected input:

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If either mini DP, mini HDMI, USB Type-C input is selected and the corresponding cable is not connected, a floating dialog box as shown below appears.

or

or

See Troubleshooting for more information.

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Display, Pen, and Touch Settings

Display Settings:

1. Open Display Settings. a. Start > Settings > System > Display

2. Click on Identify to show the display number associated with each display icon. 3. Click to select a display icon and arrange the icons to match your actual physical

arrangement of displays. 4. Click to select the display icon representing Dell Canvas. 5. Select the dropdown list under Multiple Displays. 6. Select Extend these displays. 7. Check the box Make this my main display while the Dell Canvas icon is selected to

make Canvas your main display. This will ensure pen and touch are correctly associated with Canvas and make your on-screen keyboard and touchpad easy to trigger from the main display notification area at the far right of the taskbar.

Pen and Touch:

If pen or touch input shows on a display other than Dell Canvas when you are touching or using the pen on Canvas, then you need to associate the pen and touch inputs to Canvas in Windows. You can do this one of two ways:

Option 1:

1. Make Canvas the main display by opening the Display Settings. a. Start > Settings > System > Display 2. Select the display icon that represents the Dell Canvas. 3. Check the box Make this my main display while the Dell Canvas icon is selected to

make Canvas your main display. This will ensure pen and touch are correctly associated with Canvas and make your on-screen keyboard and touchpad easy to trigger from the main display notification area at the far right of the taskbar.

Option 2:

1. Type Calibrate in the search field on the taskbar. 2. Select the search result Calibrate the screen for pen or touch input. This will open

the Tablet PC Settings control panel. 3. Select Dell Canvas from the drop down list in the Display options section. 4. Click on the Setup button in the Configure section. This will open an interface to

assign pen and touch to a display. READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY! 5. Press Enter until the configuration screen shows on Dell Canvas. 6. Touch the Canvas screen with the pen or finger to associate the input to Dell Canvas. 7. Click OK on the Tablet PC Settings control panel. 8. Confirm that pen and touch input are correctly working on Dell Canvas.

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Audio Playback Devices: Windows automatically switches audio output to HDMI or DP devices when they are connected regardless of whether or not they have speakers. If you audio output was switched to Dell Canvas when you connect it, you can manually switch the audio output back to the device of your choice.

1. Type audio in the search field on the taskbar. 2. Select Manage audio devices from the search results. This will open the Sound control

panel. 3. On the Playback tab, click on the audio playback device you want to use to play audio. 4. With the correct device selected, click on the Set Default button. 5. Click OK.

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Troubleshooting

WARNING: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the Safety Instructions.

If user does not have access to Internet, they will not get the full plug and-play experinece. Windows 10 Enterprise users may not have access to the Windows Store if their IT department has blocked access. If users are unable to access the store, they can download the software directly from the drivers and downloads page for Dell Canvas on dell.com.

Self-Test Your Dell Canvas 27 provides a self-test feature that allows you to check whether your Dell Canvas 27 is functioning properly. If your Dell Canvas 27 and computer are properly connected but the Dell Canvas 27 screen remains dark, run the Dell Canvas 27 self-test by performing the following steps:

1. Turn off both your computer and the Dell Canvas 27.

2. Unplug the video cable from the back of the computer. To ensure proper Self-Test operation, remove all digital and the analog cables from the back the computer.

3. Turn on the Dell Canvas 27.

4. Try a known good system with the Canvas.

5. Try an external display.

6. Try a different video cable between the system and the Canvas.

The floating dialog box should appear on-screen (against a black background), if the Dell Canvas 27 cannot sense a video signal and is working correctly. While in self-test mode, the power LED remains white. Also, depending upon the selected input, one of the dialogs shown below will continuously scroll through the screen.

or

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or

7. This box also appears during normal system operation, if the video cable becomes disconnected or damaged.

8. Turn off your Dell Canvas 27 and reconnect the video cable; then turn on both your computer and the Dell Canvas 27.

If your Dell Canvas 27 screen remains blank after you use the previous procedure, check your video controller and computer, because your Dell Canvas 27 is functioning properly.

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Built-in Diagnostics Your Dell Canvas 27 has a built-in diagnostic tool that helps you determine if the screen abnormality you are experiencing is an inherent problem with your Dell Canvas 27, or with your computer and video card.

NOTE: You can run the built-in diagnostics only when the video cable is unplugged and the Dell Canvas 27 is in self-test mode.

To run the built-in diagnostics: 1. Make sure that the screen is clean (no dust particles on the surface of the screen).

2. Unplug the video cable(s) from the back of the computer or Dell Canvas 27. The Dell Canvas 27 then goes into the self-test mode.

3. Press and hold OSD button (at the left of power button, see Front view) over 8 seconds until diagnostic mode had been started.

4. Touch anywhere on the screen to change pattern.

5. Inspect the display for any abnormalities.

If you do not detect any screen abnormalities upon using the built-in diagnostic tool, the Dell Canvas 27 is functioning properly. Check the video card and computer.

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Common Problems

The following table contains general information about common problems you might encounter and the possible solutions:

Common Symptoms

What You Experience

Possible Solutions

No Video/Power LED off

No picture Verify that the power outlet is functioning properly using any other electrical equipment. Ensure that the power button is depressed fully. Ensure that the video cable connecting the

Dell Canvas 27 and the computer is properly connected and secure. Ensure that the correct input source is selected in

the Input Source menu.

No Video/Power LED on

No picture or no brightness

Increase brightness & contrast controls via OSD. Perform Dell Canvas 27 self-test feature check. Check for bent or broken pins in the video cable

connector. Run the built-in diagnostics. Ensure that the correct input source is selected in

the Input Source menu.

Missing Pixels LCD screen has spots

Cyclepoweron-off. Pixelthatispermanentlyoffisanaturaldefect that can occur in LCD technology. FormoreinformationonDellMonitorQuality and Pixel Policy, see Dell Support site at: http://www.dell.com/support/monitors.

Stuck-on Pixels LCD screen has bright spots

CyclepowerOn-Off. Pixelthatispermanentlyoffisanaturaldefect that can occur in LCD technology. FormoreinformationonDellMonitorQuality and PixelPolicy, see Dell Support site at: http://www.dell.com/support/monitors.

Brightness Problems

Picture too dim or too bright

Reset the Dell Canvas 27 to factory settings. Adjust brightness & contrast controls via OSD.

Safety Related Issues

Visible signs of smoke or sparks

Do not perform any troubleshooting steps. Contact Dell immediately.

Intermittent Problems

Dell Canvas 27 malfunctions on & off

Ensure that the latest BIOS, video, Thunderbolt, and USB drivers are installed on the attached system. Check for firmware / driver / application updates

through Canvas Installer. Try known good cables.

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Common Symptoms

What You Experience

Possible Solutions

Missing Color Picture missing color

Perform Dell Canvas 27 self-test. Ensure that the video cable connecting the Dell

Canvas 27 to the computer is connected properly and is secure. Check for bent or broken pins in the video cable

connector. Reset the Dell Canvas 27 to factory settings.

Wrong Color Picture color not good

Change the settings of the Preset Modes in the Color menu OSD depending on the application. Adjust R/G/B value under Custom. Color in Color

menu OSD. Change the Input Color Format to PC RGB or

YPbPr in the Color menu OSD. Run the built-in diagnostics. Reset the Dell Canvas 27 to factory settings.

Image retention from a static image left on the Dell Canvas 27 for a long period of time

Faint shadow from the static image displayed appears on the screen

Use the Power Management feature to turn off the Dell Canvas 27 at all times when not in use (for more information, see Power Management Modes). Alternatively, use a dynamically changing

screensaver. Enable LCD Conditioning.

Product Specific Problems

Specific

Symptoms

What You

Experience

Possible Solutions

Screen image is too small

Image is centered on screen, but does not fill entire viewing area

Check the Aspect Ratio setting in the Display menu OSD. Reset the Dell Canvas 27 to factory settings. Achieved by configured the computer for multiple

displays in extended desktop mode. Selecting the best resolution setting for the Dell

Canvas 27.

Cannot adjust the Dell Canvas 27 through with touch OSD

OSD does not appear on the screen

Turn off the Dell Canvas 27, unplug the Dell Canvas 27 power cable, plug it back, and then turn on the Dell Canvas 27. Check whether the OSD menu is locked. If yes,

press and hold the OSD button beside the power button for 6 seconds to unlock (for more information, see Lock).

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Specific

Symptoms

What You

Experience

Possible Solutions

No Input Signal when user controls are pressed

No picture, the LED light is white

Check the signal source. Ensure the computer is not in the power saving mode by moving the mouse or pressing any key on the keyboard. Check whether the signal cable is plugged in

properly. Re-plug the signal cable if necessary. Reset the computer or video player. Checking the multiple monitor configuration on

the computer.

The picture does not fill the entire screen

The picture cannot fill the height or width of the screen

Due to different video formats (aspect ratio) of DVDs, the Dell Canvas 27 may display in full screen. Run the built-in diagnostics.

Universal Serial Bus (USB) Specific Problems

Specific

Symptoms

What You

Experience

Possible Solutions

USB interface is not working

USB peripherals are not working

Check that your Dell Canvas 27 is turned ON. Reconnect the upstream cable to your computer. Reconnect the USB peripherals (downstream

connector). Switch off and then turn on the Dell Canvas 27

again. Reboot the computer. Some USB devices like external portable HDD

require higher electric current; connect the device directly to the computer system.

SuperSpeed USB3.1 Gen 1 interface is slow.

SuperSpeed USB3.1 Gen 1 peripherals working slowly or not working at all

Check that your computer is USB3.1 Gen 1-capable. Some computers have USB3.1 Gen 1, USB 3.0,

USB 2.0, and USB 1.1 ports. Ensure that the correct USB port is used. Reconnect the upstream cable to your computer. Reconnect the USB peripherals (downstream

connector). Reboot the computer.

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Appendix

Safety Instructions For displays with glossy bezels the user should consider the placement of the display as the bezel may cause disturbing reflections from surrounding light and bright surfaces.

WARNING: Use of controls, adjustments, or procedures other than those specified in this documentation may result in exposure to shock, electrical hazards, and/or mechanical hazards.

For information on safety instructions, see the Safety, Environmental, and Regulatory Information (SERI).

FCC Notices (U.S. only) and Other Regulatory Information

For FCC notices and other regulatory information, see the regulatory compliance website located at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.

Contacting Dell NOTE: If you do not have an active Internet connection, you can find contact

information on your purchase invoice, packing slip, bill, or Dell product catalog.

Dell provides several online and telephone-based support and service options. Availability varies by country and product, and some services may not be available in your area.

To get online Monitor support content:

See www.dell.com/support/monitors.

To contact Dell for sales, technical support, or customer service issues:

1. Go to www.dell.com/support.

2. Verify your country or region in the Choose A Country/Region drop-down menu at the top-left corner of the page.

3. Click Contact Us next to the country dropdown.

4. Select the appropriate service or support link based on your need.

5. Choose the method of contacting Dell that is convenient for you.

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Setting Up Your Dell Canvas 27

Setting Display Resolution to 2560 x 1440 (maximum)

For best performance, set the display resolution to 2560 x 1440 pixels by performing the following steps:

In Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1:

1. For Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 only, select the Desktop tile to switch to classic desktop.

2. Right-click on the desktop and click Screen Resolution.

3. Click the Dropdown list of the Screen Resolution and select 2560 x 1440.

4. Click OK.

In Windows 10:

1. Right-click on the desktop and click Display Settings.

2. Click Advanced display settings.

3. Click the dropdown list of Resolution and select 2560 x 1440.

4. Click Apply.

If you do not see the recommended resolution as an option, you may need to update your graphics driver. Please choose the scenario below that best describes the computer system you are using, and follow the given steps.

Dell computer

1. Go to www.dell.com/support, enter your service tag, and download the latest driver for your graphics card.

2. After installing the drivers for your graphics adapter, attempt to set the resolution to 2560 x 1440 again.

NOTE: If you are unable to set the resolution to 2560 x 1440, please contact Dell to inquire about a graphics adapter that supports these resolutions.

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Non-Dell computer

In Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1:

1. For Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 only, select the Desktop tile to switch to classic desktop.

2. Right-click on the desktop and click Personalization.

3. Click Change Display Settings.

4. Click Advanced Settings.

5. Identify your graphics controller supplier from the description at the top of the window (e.g. NVIDIA, ATI, Intel etc.).

6. Refer to the graphic card provider website for updated driver (for example, http:// www.ATI.com or http://www.NVIDIA.com).

7. After installing the drivers for your graphics adapter, attempt to set the resolution to 2560 x 1440 again.

In Windows 10:

1. Right-click on the desktop and click Display Settings.

2. Click Advanced display settings.

3. Click Display adapter properties.

4. Identify your graphics controller supplier from the description at the top of the window (e.g. NVIDIA, ATI, Intel etc.).

5. Refer to the graphic card provider website for updated driver (for example, http:// www.ATI.com or http://www.NVIDIA.com).

6. After installing the drivers for your graphics adapter, attempt to set the resolution to 2560 x 1440 again.

NOTE: If you are unable to set the recommended resolution, please contact the manufacturer of your computer or consider purchasing a graphics adapter that

supports the video resolution.

58 Appendix

Maintenance Guidelines

Cleaning Your Dell Canvas 27

WARNING: Before cleaning the Dell Canvas 27, unplug the Dell Canvas 27 power cable from the electrical outlet.

CAUTION: Read and follow the Safety Instructions before cleaning the Dell Canvas 27.

For best practices, follow these instructions in the list below while unpacking, cleaning, or handling your Dell Canvas 27:

To clean your anti-static screen, lightly dampen a soft, clean cloth with water. If possible, use a special screen-cleaning tissue or solution suitable for the anti-static coating. Do not use benzene, thinner, ammonia, abrasive cleaners, or compressed air.

Use a lightly-dampened, soft cloth to clean the monitor. Avoid using detergent of any kind as some detergents leave a milky film on the Dell Canvas 27. 

If you notice white powder when you unpack your Dell Canvas 27, wip

Manualsnet FAQs

If you want to find out how the Canvas 27 Dell works, you can view and download the Dell Canvas 27 Workstation User Guide on the Manualsnet website.

Yes, we have the User Guide for Dell Canvas 27 as well as other Dell manuals. All you need to do is to use our search bar and find the user manual that you are looking for.

The User Guide should include all the details that are needed to use a Dell Canvas 27. Full manuals and user guide PDFs can be downloaded from Manualsnet.com.

The best way to navigate the Dell Canvas 27 Workstation User Guide is by checking the Table of Contents at the top of the page where available. This allows you to navigate a manual by jumping to the section you are looking for.

This Dell Canvas 27 Workstation User Guide consists of sections like Table of Contents, to name a few. For easier navigation, use the Table of Contents in the upper left corner.

You can download Dell Canvas 27 Workstation User Guide free of charge simply by clicking the “download” button in the upper right corner of any manuals page. This feature allows you to download any manual in a couple of seconds and is generally in PDF format. You can also save a manual for later by adding it to your saved documents in the user profile.

To be able to print Dell Canvas 27 Workstation User Guide, simply download the document to your computer. Once downloaded, open the PDF file and print the Dell Canvas 27 Workstation User Guide as you would any other document. This can usually be achieved by clicking on “File” and then “Print” from the menu bar.