AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 Operation & User’s Manual

Operation & User’s Manual for AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 Graphics cards, Video Card (64 pages)

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  • Manufacturer: AMD
  • Category of Device: Graphics cards, Video Card
  • Document: ATI RADEON HD 2400, File Type: PDF Operation & User’s Manual
  • Updated: 07-02-2024
  • Count of Pages: 64
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Compatible devices: ATI Radeon HD 3400 Series, Radeon HD 7790, FirePro V7900 SDI, ATI Radeon HD 2900 Series, Radeon HD 6750, Radeon HD 7850, MXRT-4500, RADEON PRO W6000 Series.

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  • 2, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 ii © 2007 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. All rights reserved. The contents of this document are provided in connection with Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (“AMD”) products. AMD makes no representations or warranties with respect to the accuracy or completeness of the contents of this publication and reserves th…

  • 3, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 iii Important Safety Instructions • Read Instructions—All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the product is operated. • Retain Instructions—The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference. • Heed Warnings—All warnings on the product and the…

  • 5, v Contents Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 System Requirements 1 Installing the Graphics Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Before You Begin 3 Record the Serial and Part Numbers 3 Uninstall Old Graphics Drivers 4 Install the Graphics Card 5 Instal…

  • 6, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 vi Reference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Troubleshooting 43 Determine the System Card Bus Type 46 Updating your AGP Motherboard/Chipset Drivers 47 Reinstalling Drivers 49 Product Registration 50 Customer Care 50 Additional Accessories 52 Compliance Information 52 Inde…

  • 7, 1 Introduction This guide will help you get your hardware and software installed. Use the ATI Catalyst™ Control Center to access the comprehensive help system, generate a problem report, and get the software version information. System Requirements Hardware • AMD Athlon® or Intel® Pentium® 4 • 51…

  • 9, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 3 Installing the Graphics Card This topic guides you through the installation of the graphics card. Before You Begin Before you begin installing the graphics card, do the following. • Record the Serial and Part Numbers on page 3. • Uninstall Old Graphics Drivers on page 4. When you have completed the a…

  • 10, 4 Uninstall Old Graphics Drivers To ensure successful installation of the graphics card driver, uninstall the graphic drivers for the existing graphics card before removing the graphics card from the computer. Depending on the operating system, choose either the Windows® XP or Windows Vista™ uni…

  • 11, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 5 Install the Graphics Card 1 Make sure the computer, monitor, and other peripheral devices are off. 2 Unplug the computer power cord and disconnect cables from the back of the computer. Caution! To avoid possible damage to the motherboard, wait approximately 20 seconds after unplugging the power cord before …

  • 12, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 6 9 Reconnect any cables you have disconnected, connect the monitors, and then plug in the computer and monitor power cords. 10 Turn on the monitor and then the computer. Note: For troubleshooting information, see Reference on page 43. Note: For information on connecting monitors, see Installing and Configuring …

  • 13, 7 Installing and Configuring Displays Connections The following illustrates some common connections on the ATI Radeon™ HD 2400 Series graphics cards. The connections available may vary by model. Sample 1: ATI Radeon™ HD 2400 Series Connections Legend 1 DVI-I Dual Link connection (Provides audio and vid…

  • 14, 8 Sample 2: ATI Radeon™ HD 2400 Series Connections Adapters The following illustrates the adapters you can use to connect the graphics card to other display devices. Legend 1 DMS-59 connection (Supports up to two DVI devices) 2 S-Video connnection (Video Out) 3 SVGA connection ATI DVI-to-VGA Adapter ATI DVI to …

  • 15, 9 Supported Display Connections To ensure the highest possible performance, only one display device is supported when CrossFire™ is active. When CrossFire™ is active other display devices connected to the other connections on both graphics cards are rendered inactive. If additional displays are …

  • 16, 10 Installing and Configuring Displays Connect the monitor 1 Make sure the computer and monitor are off. 2 Plug the monitor cables into their appropriate connectors. 3 Power on the monitors first and then restart that computer so that Windows® can detect the new hardware settings. 4 When the New Hardwa…

  • 17, 11 4 Choose a refresh rate from the drop-down list. Caution! Choosing a refresh rate unsupported by your display may damage your display. Consult your display’s documentation if necessary. 5 Click OK to return to the desktop. Once you have configured the main display you can configure any other displays tha…

  • 19, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 13 Installing Software and Drivers Software is provided to take advantage of all the features of your ATI graphics card, including: • Graphics card driver • ATI Catalyst™ Control Center • HydraVision™ software (included in the Custom install) • SurroundView™ software (included in the Custom …

  • 21, 15 ATI Catalyst™ Control Center The ATI Catalyst™ Control Center is software that provides access to the display features of the graphics card. Use the ATI Catalyst™ Control Center to fine-tune your graphics settings, enable or disable connected display devices, and change the orientation of the desktop. Man…

  • 22, 16 Start ATI Catalyst™ Control Center Start ATI Catalyst™ Control Center from one of the following access points: Help The ATI Catalyst™ Control Center Help provides conceptual information to help you understand the graphics technology implemented in the graphics card, and detailed instructions on how to o…

  • 23, 17 Using TV Display and Capture Features These topics describe how to use the TV display and video capture features of your graphics card. • Viewing the PC’s Display on TV or HDTV on page 17. • Connecting to a TV, VCR, or HDTV on page 18. • Capturing Video on page 30. • Avivo™ Video Converter on page 32. …

  • 24, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 18 Viewing Text on a TV A TV is designed primarily to show moving images. The large dot pitch of a TV will yield poor quality static images. The small text sizes commonly used for PC desktops can appear blurred or unclear on a TV. You can compensate for this degradation by using larger fonts. Using a TV as th…

  • 25, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 19 Note: For maximum performance when watching DVD movies or playing computer games on the TV, find the mode and screen resolution that provide the best result, and use those settings exclusively. This topic includes the following procedures: • Connect to an HDMI™ HDTV (DVI-to-HDMI™) on page 19. �…

  • 26, 20 HDMI™-to-HDMI™ connectors 3 Connect the DVI-to-HDMI™ adapter to the DVI connection on the graphics card. 4 Connect one end of the HDMI™-to-HDMI™ cable to the DVI-to- HDMI™ adapter. Connect the other end of the HDMI™-to-HDMI™ cable to the HDMI™ connection on the HDMI™ HDTV. 5 If ne…

  • 27, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 21 7 Configure the HDTV using the ATI Catalyst™ Control Center, Displays Manager and DTV(HDMI) . Connect to an HDTV (DVI-to-DVI) 1 Before connecting an HDTV, attach a monitor to the computer and install the video drivers. 2 Maker sure the computer and monitor are off. DVI-to-DVI connectors 3 Conn…

  • 28, 22 6 Power on the monitor and HDTV, and then power on the computer. The HDTV will not display anything until Windows® starts. 7 Configure the HDTV using the ATI Catalyst™ Control Center, Displays Manager and DTV(DVI). Connect to an HDTV or component video device (DVI-to-Component Video using ATI DVI-to-HDTV ad…

  • 29, 23 3 Set the ATI HDTV Component Video Adapter DIP switches. Configure the DIP switches to set the appropriate display mode and aspect ratio. This sets the modes which appear when you select Show all Modes in the ATI Control Panel. a) Set the display mode Note: DIP switch 3 is always off (540p is not suppo…

  • 30, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 24 5 Matching the colors on the connections, connect one end of the RCA patch cables to the ATI DVI-to-HDTV component video adapter. Connect the other end of the RCA patch cables to the component video connections on the HDTV. 6 Connect one end of a sound cable to the computer sound card. Connect the other end …

  • 31, 25 S-Video to Component Video (using the ATI 9-Pin HDTV Output Cable) 3 Attach the ATI 9-Pin HDTV Output Cable to the S-Video connection on the graphics card. 4 Matching the colors on the connectors, connect one end of the RCA patch cables to the ATI 9-Pin HDTV output cable. Connect the other end of the RCA patc…

  • 32, 26 7 Power on the monitor and HDTV, and then power on the computer. The HDTV will not display anything until Windows® starts. 8 Configure the HDTV using the ATI Catalyst™ Control Center, Displays Manager. Connect to a composite video device (S-Video-to-S-Video or Composite Video) 1 Before connecting a…

  • 33, 27 3 Connect the S-Video connector on the composite video cable to the S-Video connection on the graphics card. Connect the other end of the composite video cable to either the S-Video or composite video connection on the composite video device. 4 Power on the monitor and composite video device, a…

  • 34, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 28 Connect to a European video device (S-Video to SCART using composite video adapter) 1 Before connecting a European video device, attach a monitor and install the video drivers. 2 Maker sure the computer and the monitor are off. S-Video to SCART connectors Legend 1 S-Video out connection on graphics car…

  • 35, 29 3 If the video device accepts PAL input, you must change the NTSC/ PAL setting on the video card to PAL. NTSC is the TV standard used in North America. PAL is the TV standard for most of Europe, Africa, Asia, Japan, South Korea, and the Philipines. Note: You can also change the NTSC/PAL settings th…

  • 36, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 30 Capturing Video Some versions of the ATI Radeon™ HD 2400 Series graphics card can capture video from a camcorder, VCR, or TV. Use a video editing application to add effects, make changes, or stream the video on the Internet. The audio and video output connectors on a TV, camcorder, or VCR will be simi…

  • 37, 31 Connecting a media device for video capture Use a video in/video out cable to connect the S-Video connection on the graphics card to the S-Video connection on a TV, VCR, or camcorder. Capture video to a computer 1 Connect one end of the cable to the S-Video connection on the graphics card. Connect the …

  • 38, 32 b) Double-click Sounds and Audio Devices. c) In the Volume tab, select Place volume icon in the taskbar. 2 Click Open Volume Controls. 3 If the Line-In volume control is not visible, click Options, and then click Properties. 4 Select the Line-In volume checkbox, and then click OK. 5 If the Mute checkbox is …

  • 39, 33 Avivo™ Video Converter Formats *For details on uploading files to a portable device see the device manufacturer’s user’s guide or Help. Open the ATI Avivo™ Video Converter Note: The ATI Avivo™ Video Converter software is not installed if you choose Express install when installing the ATI software…

  • 40, 34 4 Click Go. The Avivo™ Video Converter Wizard opens. 5 Follow the Avivo™ Video Converter wizard instructions. Note: The Start Over button returns the wizard to the Easy Setup Wizards page. Upload video to a video iPod® 1 Start iTunes®. 2 In the File menu, select Add File to Library. 3 N…

  • 41, 35 Upload video to a Sony® PSP 1 Connect a Sony® PSP to the computer using a USB connector. 2 Switch on the Sony® PSP. 3 Using the Sony® PSP system software, navigate to the top of the Settings list and select USB Connection. The system detects a new removable disk drive. 4 Transfer the video files to the MP_RO…

  • 43, 37 CrossFire™ CrossFire™ is a multi-GPU performance gaming platform, using CrossFire™-ready motherboards and CrossFire™-compatible graphics cards. CrossFire™ works with all 3D games and applications. If ATI Catalyst™ A.I. is enabled in the ATI Catalyst™ Control Center software, the optim…

  • 44, 38 For an up-to-date listing of CrossFire™ certified motherboards, see ati.amd.com/products/certification For an up-to-date listing of certified power supplies, see: ati.amd.com/certifiedpsu Installing CrossFire™ Graphics Cards The following set of instructions assumes that one ATI Radeon™ HD …

  • 45, 39 6 Align your ATI Radeon™ HD 2400 Series graphics card in the secondary PCIe™ slot next to the existing ATI Radeon™ HD 2400 Series graphics card and press firmly until the card is fully seated. 7 Install the CrossFire™ bridge interconnects. Caution! Always handle the CrossFire™ bridge interconnec…

  • 46, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 40 CrossFire™ connections 8 Fasten the graphics card securely. Legend 1 550 watt (or better) power supply 2 Primary ATI Radeon™ HD 2400 Series graphics card 3 Secondary ATI Radeon™ HD 2400 Series graphics card 4 Two CrossFire™ bridge interconnects …

  • 47, 41 Make sure the cables are not interfering with anything inside the computer (for example, a cooling fan) and replace the computer cover. 9 Reconnect any peripherals you have disconnected and plug in the computer’s power cord. 10 Connect the monitor to the ATI Radeon™ HD 2400 Series graphics card in the …

  • 48, 42 If additional displays are required when CrossFire™ is active, use either SurroundView™ (included in the Custom install options on the installation CD) or an additional graphics card. While CrossFire™ is designed for optimal use on a single display, it is possible to drive multiple monitors using a Cros…

  • 49, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 43 Reference This topic provides information on troubleshooting, updating AGP/ motherboard chipset drivers, reinstalling drivers, where to get additional accessories, and how to register your product, plus warranty and compliance information. Troubleshooting The following troubleshooting tips may help…

  • 50, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 44 Screen defects appear • Check if the monitor supports the resolution, horizontal (kHz) and vertical (Hz) refresh rates as required by the graphics card. • Check the current resolution, refresh rate, and color depth settings in the Settings and Monitor tabs in the Display Properties dialog. Caution! Ensure…

  • 51, 45 CrossFire™-Specific Troubleshooting Problem Possible solution CrossFire™ is not functioning In order for CrossFire™ to function, the CrossFire™ bridge interconnects must correctly connect the CrossFire™ graphics cards. 1. Connect one end of the CrossFire™ bridge interconnect to the intern…

  • 52, 46 Determine the System Card Bus Type There are two possible card bus types, AGP and PCIe™. If you have an AGP card you may need to update the motherboard and chipset drivers. 1 Look at the motherboard and card. 2 Using the illustration below for comparison, determine whether you have AGP or PCIe™ connectors.…

  • 53, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 47 AGP and PCIe™ graphics cards and system bus connectors 3 If you have AGP connectors and the graphics card is not working correctly, you may need to update the motherboard and chipset drivers for the computer. Updating your AGP Motherboard/Chipset Drivers Note: This section applies only if yo…

  • 54, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 48 • ALi GART Driver • AMD AGP Miniport • Intel VGART • VIA AGP Driver Obtain AGP drivers for your motherboard/chipset If you experience problems with the AGP chipset drivers, you may need a software update from the motherboard or chipset manufacturer. Note: Installing the wrong AGP motherboard/chips…

  • 55, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 49 Reinstalling Drivers You can install new drivers or reinstall existing drivers if there was a Windows® conflict. Reinstall the drivers at any time using the ATISETUP utility located on the ATI installation CD. The ATISETUP utility usually starts automatically when you insert the ATI installation C…

  • 56, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 50 Product Registration To activate your warranty and obtain product support through Customer Care, register your graphics card at: ati.amd.com/online/registration Customer Care If you require further assistance with your product, the following Customer Care options are available: Service Availability La…

  • 57, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 51 Customer Care will work to resolve your issue and help you to get the graphics card product up and running. If your issue is not resolved, our technicians will determine whether the difficulty you are experiencing is the result of the ATI product, whether the product contains a defect, and whether the…

  • 58, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 52 Additional Accessories Additional and replacement cables, installation CD-ROMs, manuals, and other accessories for AMD products can be purchased from the online AMD store at: ati.amd.com/online/accessories Compliance Information This section details the compliance information for this product. F…

  • 59, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 53 Industry Canada Compliance Statement ICES-003 This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Cet appareil numérique de la Classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada. For further compliance information: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. 62 Forest Street. Marlborough, MA 01752 USA 508-303-3900…

  • 60, 54 Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive Compliance This product was manufactured by Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. …

  • 61, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 55 Index Numerics 102 part number 3 1080i 23 16:9 23 3D 37, 45 4:3 23 480i 23, 46 480p 23, 46 540p 23 720p 46 9-pin HDTV Output Cable 9 A Accessories 52 Adapters 9-Pin HDTV output cable 25 9-pin HDTV Output Cable 9 ATI 9-Pin Cable for Video Input/ Video Output 9 ATI DVI to HDMI Adapter 8 Composite video con…

  • 62, 56 Drivers chipset 46 reinstalling 49 uninstall 4 DTV(HDMI) 21 DVD 1, 4, 45 DVI 19, 44, 45 DVI-to-HDTV adapter 8, 22 E Enable CrossFire 41 F F1 help 16 FCC Compliance 52 G games TV display 18 H HDMI 8, 9, 20 HDMI ™ 8, 19 HDTV 19, 22 HDTV Adapter Troubleshooting 46 Help 4, 16, 51 High Definition Television (…

  • 63, AMD ATI RADEON HD 2400 57 Video 28, 44, 46 Video capture 10, 30 video capture 31 Video file conversion 32 VMO 45 Volume control 31 W Warranty 43, 51 Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Compliance 54 Windows 11, 31, 49 Windows Advanced Options Menu 43 Windows Vista 4, 32 Windows volume control 31 Windows XP 4, 43 …

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