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Viewsonic XG3202-C 32″ Curved Gaming Monitor User Guide


Viewsonic XG3202-C 32″ Curved Gaming Monitor User Guide

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Important Safety Instructions

  1. Read these instructions completely before using the equipment.
  2.  Keep these instructions in a safe place.
  3. Heed all warnings and follow all instructions.
  4.  Sit at least 18” / 45 cm from the display.
  5.  Always handle the display with care when moving it.
  6. Never remove the rear cover. This display contains high-voltage parts. You may be seriously injured if you touch them.
  7.  Do not use this equipment near water. Warning: To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
  8.  Avoid exposing the display to direct sunlight or another heat source. Orient the display away from direct sunlight to reduce glare.
  9. Clean with a soft, dry cloth. If further cleaning is required, see “Cleaning the Display” in this guide for further instructions.
  10.  Avoid touching the screen. Skin oils are difficult to remove

Getting Started

Congratulations on your purchase of a ViewSonic LCD display. ®

Package Contents
Your LCD display package includes:

  • LCD display
  • Power cord
  •  Audio Cable
  •  DL-DVI Cable
  •  Quick Start Guide
  •  ViewSonic CD
  • User Guide
  • INF/ICM files*
  •  Registration information
  • Additional software (Optional)

Quick Installation

 Connect video cable

  •  Make sure both the LCD display and computer are turned OFF.
  •  Remove rear panel covers if necessary.
  • Connect the video cable from the LCD display to the computer.
  • Macintosh users: Models older than G3 require a Macintosh adapter. Attach the adapter to the computer and plug the video cable into the adapter. To order a ViewSonic® Macintosh adapter, contact ViewSonic Customer Support.

 Connect power cord (and AC/DC adapter if required)

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  • Insert the ViewSonic CD into the computer’s CD drive: If your computer does not have a CD-ROM drive, please refer to Customer Support page.
  •  Windows users: Set the timing mode (example: 1024 x 768) For instructions on changing the resolution and refresh rate, see the graphics card’s user guide.

Additional Software Installation (Optional)

  1. Load the ViewSonic CD on your CD/DVD drive.
  2. Double click on the “Software” folder and choose an application, if desired.
  3.  Double click on the Setup.exe file and follow the onscreen instructions to complete the simple installation.

Wall Mounting (Optional)

NOTE: For use only with UL Listed Wall Mount Bracket. To obtain a wall-mounting kit or height adjustment base, contact ViewSonic® or your local dealer. Refer to the instructions that come with the base mounting kit. To convert your LCD display from a desk-mounted to a wall-mounted display, do the following:

  1. Verify that the power button is turned Off, then disconnect the power cord.
  2.  Lay the LCD display face down on a towel or blanket.
  3.  Remove the base. (Screws removal might be required.)
  4.  Find and identify one of the following VESA mount interfaces (a,b,c) located on the back of your display (refer to “Specifications” page for your displays mounting interface). Attach the mounting bracket from the VESA compatible wall mounting kit using screws of the appropriate length.
  5. Viewsonic-XG3202-C 32-Curved-Gaming-Monitor-User-Guide-Image-2Attach the LCD display to the wall, following the instructions in the wall-mounting kit.

Using the LCD Display

Setting the Timing Mode
Setting the timing mode is important for maximizing the quality of the screen image and minimizing eye strain. The timing mode consists of the resolution (example 1024 x 768) and refresh rate (or vertical frequency; example 60 Hz). After setting the timing mode, use the OSD (On-screen Display) controls to adjust the screen image. For optimal picture quality, please use the recommended timing mode specific to your LCD display listed on the “Specification” page. To set the Timing Mode:

  • Setting the resolution: Access “Appearance and Personalization” from Control Panel via the Start Menu, and set the resolution.
  • Setting the refresh rate: See your graphic card’s user guide for instructions.

OSD and Power Lock Settings

  • OSD Lock: Press and hold the Left button for 5 seconds, Pop up OSD Tip press and hold the left button for 10 seconds. If any buttons are pressed the message OSD Locked will display for 3 seconds.
  •  OSD Unlock: Press and hold the Left button for 5 seconds, Pop up OSD Tip press and hold the left button for 10 seconds.
  • Power Button Lock: Press and hold the Left button for 5 seconds, Pop up OSD Tip press and hold the left button for 10 seconds. Power Button Unlock: Press and hold the Left button for 5 seconds, Pop up OSD Tip press and hold the left button for 10 seconds.

Main Menu Controls
Navigate through menu items by using the up/down ▲/▼ buttons.

NOTE: Check the Main Menu items on your display OSD and refer to Main Menu  Explanation below.

Main Menu Explanation

NOTE: The Main Menu items listed in this section indicate whole Main Menu items on all models. For the actual Main Menu details corresponding to your product refer to the items on your display’s OSD Main Menu.

  • Audio Adjust: adjusts volume, mutes sound, or toggles between inputs if you have more than one source.
  • Brightness: adjusts the background black level of the screen image.
  • Color Adjust: provides several color adjustment modes, including preset color temperatures and a User Color mode which allows independent adjustment of red (R), green (G), and blue (B). The factory setting for this product is native.
  • Memory Recall: returns screen settings back to factory settings if the display is operating in a factory Preset Timing Mode listed in the Specifications section of this user guide.

Cleaning the LCD Display


To clean the screen:

  1.  Wipe the screen with a clean, soft, lint-free cloth. This removes dust and other particles.
  2.  If the screen still not clean, apply a small amount of non-ammonia, non-alcohol based glass cleaner onto a clean, soft, lint-free cloth, and wipe the screen.

To clean the case:

  1. Use a soft, dry cloth.
  2. If the case still not clean, apply a small amount of a non-ammonia, non-alcohol based, mild non-abrasive detergent onto a clean, soft, lint-free cloth, then wipe the surface.


  • ViewSonic® does not recommend the use of any ammonia or alcohol-based cleaners on the LCD display screen or case.
  • ViewSonic will not be liable for damage resulting from use of any ammonia or alcoholbased cleaners.


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No power

  •  Make sure power button (or switch) is ON.
  •  Make sure A/C power cord is securely connected to the LCD display.
  •  Plug another electrical device (like a radio) into the power outlet to verify that the outlet is supplying proper voltage.

Power is ON but no screen image

  • Make sure the video cable supplied with the LCD display is tightly secured to the video output port on the back of the computer. If the other end of the video cable is not attached permanently to the LCD display, tightly secure it to the LCD display.
  •  Adjust brightness and contrast.
  •  If you are using an Macintosh older than G 3, you need a Macintosh adapter.

Wrong or abnormal colors

  • If any colors (red, green, or blue) are missing, check the video cable to make sure it is securely connected. Loose or broken pins in the cable connector could cause an improper connection.
  •  Connect the LCD display to another computer.
  •  If you have an older graphics card, contact ViewSonic® for a non-DDC adapter.

Control buttons do not work

  •  Press only one button at a time.

Copyright Information

Copyright © ViewSonic Corporation, 2017. All rights reserved. ® Corporation in the United States and other countries. VESA is a registered trademark of the Video Electronics Standards Association. DPMS, Display Port, and DDC are trademarks of VESA. ENERGY STAR® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

FCC Compliance Statement

This device complies with part 15 of FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

  1. This device may not cause harmful interference
  2. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy, and if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.

  •  Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
  • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver


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