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LG 27UN880 Ultrafine 27-inch UHD IPS Display LED Monitor User Manual

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LG 27UN880 Ultrafine 27-inch UHD IPS Display LED Monitor

LG 27UN880 Ultrafine 27-inch UHD IPS Display LED Monitor

OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE NOTICE INFORMATION

To obtain the source code under GPL, LGPL, MPL, and other open-source licenses, that are contained in this product, please visit http://opensource.lge.com. In addition to the source code, all referred license terms, warranty disclaimers, and copyright notices are available for download. LG Electronics will also provide open source code to you on CD-ROM for a charge covering the cost of performing such distribution (such as the cost of media, shipping, and handling) upon email request to opensource@lge.com. This offer is valid for three years after our last shipment of this product. This offer is valid to anyone in receipt of this information.

ASSEMBLING AND PREPARING

CAUTION

  • Always use genuine LG components to ensure safety and product performance.
  • The product warranty will not cover damage or injury caused by the use of unauthorized components.
  • It is recommended to use the supplied components.
  • If you use generic cables not certified by LG, the screen may not display or there may be image noises.
  • Illustrations in this document represent typical procedures, so they may look different from the actual product.
  • Do not apply foreign substances (oils, lubricants, etc.) to the screw parts when assembling the product. (Doing so may damage the product.)
  • Applying excessive force when tightening screws may cause damage to the monitor. Damage caused in this way will not be covered by the product warranty.
  • Do not carry the monitor upside down by just holding the base. This may cause the monitor to fall off the stand and could result in personal injury.
  • When lifting or moving the monitor, do not touch the monitor screen. The force applied to the monitor screen may cause damage to it.

NOTE

  • The components may look different from those illustrated here.
  • Without prior notice, all product information and specifications contained in this manual are subject to change to improve the performance of the product.
  • To purchase optional accessories, visit an electronics store or an online shopping site, or contact the retailer from which you purchased the product.
  • The power cord provided may differ depending on the region.

Supported Drivers and Software
You can download and install the latest version from the LGE website (www.lg.com).

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Product and Button Description

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How to Use the Joystick Button
You can easily control the functions of the monitor by pressing the joystick button or moving it left/right with your finger.

Basic Functions

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Moving and Lifting the Monitor

When moving or lifting the monitor, follow these instructions to prevent the monitor from being scratched or damaged and to ensure safe transportation, regardless of its shape or size.

  • Place the monitor in the original box or packing material before attempting to move it.
  • Before moving or lifting the monitor, disconnect the power cord and all other cables.
  • Hold the bottom and side of the monitor frame firmly. Do not hold the panel itself.
  • When holding the monitor, the screen should face away from you to prevent it from being scratched.
  • When transporting the monitor, do not expose the monitor to shock or excessive vibration.
  • When moving the monitor, keep it upright and never turn the monitor on its side or tilt it sideways.
  • Disassemble and reposition the head and stand separately when moving the monitor.

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CAUTION

  • Avoid touching the monitor screen as much as possible.
    • This may result in damage to the screen or some of the pixels used to create images.
  • Standing the monitor panel up vertically may cause the monitor to fall due to the joystick and cause damage or injury. In addition, this may cause the joystick button to malfunction.

Installing on a Table

  • Lift the monitor and place it on the table in an upright position. Place the monitor at least 100 mm (3.9 inches) away from the wall to ensure sufficient ventilation.

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  • 100 mm (3.9 inches)

CAUTION

  • Unplug the power cord before moving or installing the monitor. There is a risk of electric shock.
  • Make sure to use the power cord that is provided in the product package and connect it to a grounded power outlet.
  • If you need another power cord, please contact your local dealer or the nearest retail store.
  • Make sure the table on which the product is installed is stable and solid. A table made of fragile materials such as glass may be damaged.
  • The monitor may tilt on uneven or slanted tables.
  • Installation of the stand may leave a mark on the table.
  • Do not hang heavy items such as bags or clothes on the stand.
  • Avoid falls by verifying that the table is large enough to support the monitor.
  • Make sure to fix the stand firmly on the table.
  • When installing the stand on the table, make sure the stand is fully engaged with the table so that you do not hit your head when you get up.
  • Do not use excessive force when rotating the monitor. Allowing the monitor to contact a wall may injure persons nearby or damage the monitor.

How to fix a clamp

  1. After positioning the stand on the table, secure it by turning the handle.
  • For tables without a protrusion
    • The table should be less than 90 mm (3.5 inches) thick

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How to install on tables with different thickness levels 

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CAUTION

  • Stands that are not fully engaged to the table may allow the monitor to wobble or fall over.
  • Make sure the table is solid and stable enough to fully support the installation of the monitor. Tables made of fragile materials such as glass may break.
  • For tables with a protrusion
    • If the protrusion is located more than 95 mm (3.7 inches) away from the edge of the table, install the monitor only when a flat protrusion is located between 15 mm (0.5 inches) to 90 mm (3.5 inches) from the edge of the table.

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Swivel stand
Swivel the monitor left and right within 280 degrees to fit your view.

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Pivot Feature
The pivot feature allows the monitor to rotate 90 ° counter-clockwise.

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WARNING

  • When using the Pivot function, do not rotate the monitor too fast or with excessive force. The table may be scratched by contact with the monitor’s head.
  1. Raise the monitor to the maximum height.
  2. LG 27UN880 Ultrafine 27-inch UHD IPS Display LED Monitor 14Adjust the angle of the monitor in the direction of the arrow as shown in the figure.
  3. LG 27UN880 Ultrafine 27-inch UHD IPS Display LED Monitor 15Rotate the monitor counter-clockwise as shown in the figure.
  4. LG 27UN880 Ultrafine 27-inch UHD IPS Display LED Monitor 16Complete the installation by rotating the monitor 90 ° as shown in the figure.

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Leveling the Screen
If the screen appears crooked to one side after the product has been placed in position, straighten the angle horizontally as follows.

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Adjusting the Stand Height

  1. Make sure to hold and move the monitor with both hands.

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WARNING

  • To avoid injury when adjusting the height, do not put your hands on the stand.

Adjusting the Angle

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Adjust the angle of the screen. The angle of the screen can be adjusted forward or backward from -25 ° to 25 ° for a comfortable viewing experience.

WARNING

  • To avoid injury to the fingers when adjusting the screen, do not hold the lower part of the monitor’s frame as illustrated below.
  • Be careful not to touch or press the screen area when adjusting the angle of the monitor.
  • Beware of cables attached to the monitor when rotating it.

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Using the Kensington Lock
For more information on installation and usage, refer to the Kensington lock owner’s manual or visit the website at http://www.kensington.com. Connect the monitor to a table using the Kensington security system cable.

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NOTE

  • The Kensington security system is optional. You can obtain optional accessories from most electronics stores.

Installing on the Wall
This monitor meets the specifications for the wall mount plate or other compatible devices. Install the monitor at least 100 mm (3.9 inches) away from the wall and leave about 100 mm (3.9 inches) of space on each side of the monitor to ensure sufficient ventilation. Detailed installation instructions can be obtained from your local retail store. Alternatively, please refer to the manual for how to install and set up a tilting wall mounting bracket.

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Installing the Wall Mount Plate
To install the monitor to a wall, attach a wall mounting bracket (optional) to the back of the monitor. Make sure that the wall mounting bracket is securely fixed to the monitor and the wall.

  • Wall Mount: 100 mm x 100 mm (3.9 inches x 3.9 inches)
  • Standard screw: M4 x L10
  • Number of screws: 4
  • Wall Mount Plate (Optional): LSW149

NOTE

  • A non-VESA standard screw may damage the product and cause the monitor to fall. LG Electronics is not liable for any accidents relating to the use of non-standard screws.
  • The wall mount kit includes the installation guide and all necessary parts.
  • The wall mounting bracket is optional. You can obtain optional accessories from your local dealer.
  • The length of the screw may differ for each wall mounting bracket. If you use screws longer than the standard length, it may damage the inside of the product.
  • For more information, please refer to the user manual for the wall mounting bracket.
  • Be careful not to apply too much force while mounting the wall mount plate as it may cause damage to the screen.
  • Remove the stand before installing the monitor on a wall mount by performing the stand attachment in reverse.

CAUTION

  • Unplug the power cord before moving or installing the monitor to avoid electric shock.
  • Installing the monitor on the ceiling or a slanted wall may result in the monitor falling off, which could lead to injury. Use an authorized LG wall mount and contact the local dealer or qualified personnel.
  • To prevent injury, this apparatus must be securely attached to the wall by the installation instructions.
  • Applying excessive force when tightening screws may cause damage to the monitor. Damage caused in this way will not be covered by the product warranty.
  • Use the wall mounting bracket and screws that conform to VESA standards. Damage caused by the use or misuse of inappropriate components will not be covered by the product warranty.
  • When measured from the back of the monitor, the length of each installed screw must be 8 mm (0.3 inches) or less.

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  • Wall Mount Plate
  • Back of the Monitor
  • Standard screw
  • Max. 8 mm (0.3 inches)

USING THE MONITOR

  • Illustrations in this manual may differ from the actual product. Press the joystick button, go to Settings Input, and then select the input option.

CAUTION

  • Do not press the screen for a prolonged time. This may cause image distortion.
  • Do not display a still image on the screen for a prolonged time. This may cause image retention. Use a PC screensaver if possible.
  • When connecting the power cord to the outlet, use a grounded (3-hole) power strip or a grounded power outlet.
  • The monitor may flicker when turned on in an area where the temperature is low. This is normal.
  • Sometimes red, green, or blue spots may appear on the screen. This is normal.

Connecting to a PC
• This monitor supports the *Plug and Play feature.
* Plug and Play: A feature that allows you to add a device to your computer without having to reconfigure
anything or install any manual drivers.
HDMI Connection
Transmits digital video and audio signals from your PC to the monitor.

CAUTION

  • Using a DVI to HDMI / DP (DisplayPort) to HDMI cable may cause compatibility issues.
  • Use a certified cable with the HDMI logo attached. If you do not use a certified HDMI cable, the screen may not display or a connection error may occur.
  • Recommended HDMI cable types
    • High-Speed HDMI® / TM cable
    • High-Speed HDMI® / TM cable with Ethernet

DisplayPort Connection
Transmits digital video and audio signals from your PC to the monitor.

NOTE

  • There may be no video or audio output depending on the DP (DisplayPort) version of the PC.
  • If you are using a Mini DisplayPort output graphics card, use a Mini DP to DP (Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort) cable or gender that supports DisplayPort 1.2 or 1.4. (Sold separately)

USB-C connection
Transmits digital video and audio signals from your PC to the monitor.

NOTE

  • PD(Power Delivery) and DP Alternate Mode(DP over USB-C) are supported via USB-C Port.
  • Features may not work properly depending on the connected device’s specifications and the environment.
  • USB-C port is not for the Monitor Power source but for a PC power source. Connect the Adapter to supply power to the Monitor

Connecting AV Devices

HDMI Connection
HDMI transmits digital video and audio signals from your AV device to the monitor.

NOTE

  • Using a DVI to HDMI / DP (DisplayPort) to HDMI cable may cause compatibility issues.
  • Use a certified cable with the HDMI logo attached. If you do not use a certified HDMI cable, the screen may not display or a connection error may occur.
  • Recommended HDMI cable types
    • High-Speed HDMI® / TM cable
    • High-Speed HDMI® / TM cable with Ethernet

Connecting Peripherals

USB Device connection
The USB port on the product functions as a USB hub.

NOTE

  • It is recommended you install all Windows Updates to keep your Windows up-to-date before connecting to the product for use.
  • Peripheral devices are sold separately.
  • A keyboard, mouse, or USB device can be connected to the USB port.
  • The charging speed may vary depending on the device.
  • To use the USB Downstream port of the monitor, the user must connect the Upstream port of the monitor to the Host PC using a USB C-C or USB C-A cable.
  • When the USB C-C cable is connected between the Upstream port of the monitor and the Host PC, the Downstream port of the monitor supports the USB 2.0 device.
  • When the USB C-A cable is connected between the Upstream port of the monitor and the Host PC, the Downstream port of the monitor supports the USB 3.0 device. However, the Host PC must support the USB 3.0 function.

CAUTION

  • Cautions When Using a USB Device
    • A USB device with an automatic recognition program installed, or that uses its driver, may not be recognized.
    • Some USB devices may not be supported or may not work properly.
    • It is recommended to use a USB hub or hard disk drive with power sup

Headphones Connection
Connect peripherals to the monitor via the headphones port.

NOTE

  • Peripheral devices are sold separately.
  • Depending on the audio settings of the PC and external device, headphones, and speaker functions may be limited.
  • If you use angled earphones, it may cause a problem with connecting another external device to the monitor. Therefore, it is recommended to use straight earphones.

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USER SETTINGS

NOTE

  • Your monitor’s OSD (On Screen Display) may differ slightly from that shown in this manual.
  • When Beep Guide is activated, pressing the joystick button will take you to Settings right away.

Activating the Main Menu

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  1. Press the joystick button on the bottom of the monitor.
  2. Move the joystick up/down and left/right to set the options.
  3. Press the joystick button once more to exit the main menu.

 

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Main Menu Features

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Menu Settings

  1. To view the OSD menu, press the joystick button at the bottom of the monitor and then enter Settings.
  2. Move the joystick up/down and left/right to set the options.
  3. To return to the upper menu or set other menu items, move the joystick to or press ( ) it.
  4. If you want to exit the OSD menu, move the joystick until you exit.

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Quick Settings

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Input

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Picture

NOTE

  • The Picture Mode that can be set depends on the Input signal.

[Picture Mode on SDR (Non-HDR) signal]

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[Picture Mode on HDR signal]

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Sound

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General

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TROUBLESHOOTING

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PRODUCT SPECIFICATION

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The specifications are subject to change without notice. The power consumption level can be different by operating conditions and monitor settings.

  • The On-mode power consumption is measured with the ENERGY STAR® test standard.
  • In the case of USB-C input, the power consumption of Sleep Mode may vary depending on the connected device.
  • The monitor goes to the Sleep Mode in a couple of minutes(Max 5 minutes).

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FAQS About LG 27UN880 Ultrafine 27-inch UHD IPS Display LED Monitor

What is the resolution of the LG 27UN880 monitor?

The LG 27UN880 monitor has a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels, commonly referred to as 4K UHD.

What is the size of the LG 27UN880 monitor?

The LG 27UN880 monitor has a screen size of 27 inches.

What type of panel does the LG 27UN880 monitor use?

The LG 27UN880 monitor uses an IPS (In-Plane Switching) panel, known for its superior color accuracy and wide viewing angles.

What is the refresh rate of the LG 27UN880 monitor?

The LG 27UN880 monitor has a refresh rate of 60Hz, which is standard for most monitors in this category.

Does the LG 27UN880 monitor have built-in speakers?

Yes, the LG 27UN880 monitor comes with built-in 5W stereo speakers, providing audio without the need for external speakers.

What ports does the LG 27UN880 monitor have?

The LG 27UN880 monitor features a variety of ports, including HDMI, DisplayPort, USB-C, and USB-A ports, offering versatile connectivity options.

Is the stand of the LG 27UN880 monitor adjustable?

Yes, the stand of the LG 27UN880 monitor is adjustable, allowing users to tilt, swivel, and adjust the height for comfortable viewing.

Does the LG 27UN880 monitor support AMD FreeSync or NVIDIA G-Sync?

The LG 27UN880 monitor supports AMD FreeSync technology, which helps reduce screen tearing and stuttering during gaming and multimedia playback.

What is the color accuracy of the LG 27UN880 monitor?

The LG 27UN880 monitor offers excellent color accuracy, covering over 99% of the sRGB color space, making it suitable for content creation, photo editing, and graphic design.

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