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msi LCD Monitor MAG341CQ 3MA0 Manual

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msi LCD Monitor Installation Guide

Safety Instructions

Read the safety instructions carefully and thoroughly
◙ All cautions and warnings on the device or user’s manual should be noted
◙ Refer servicing to qualified personnel only

Keep the User’s Guide that comes with the package for future reference

To prevent fire or shock hazard, keep this device away from humidity and high temperature

Lay this device on a reliable flat surface before setting it up.

◙ Make sure that the power voltage is within its safety range and has been adjusted properly to the value of 100~240V before connecting the device to the power outlet Do not disable the protective earth pin from the plug The device must be connected to an earthed mains socket-outlet
◙ Always disconnect the power cord or switch the wall socket off if the device would be left unused for a certain time to achieve zero energy consumption

The ventilator on the device is used for air convection and to prevent the device from overheating   Do not cover the ventilator

Do not leave the device in an unconditioned environment with a storage temperature above 60OC or below -20OC, which may damage the device
NOTE: The maximum operating temperature is around 40OC

Place the power cord in a way that people are unlikely to step on it Do not place
anything on the power cord

Always keep strong magnetic or electrical objects away from the device

If any of the following situations arises, get the device checked by servicepersonnel:

  • The power cord or plug is damaged
  • Liquid has penetrated into the device
  • The device has been exposed to moisture
  • The device does not work well or you can not get it work according to user’s manual
  • The device has dropped and damaged
  • The device has obvious sign of breakage
  • Reduced energy consumption during use and stand-by
  • Limited use of substances harmful to the environment and health
  • Easily dismantled and recycled
  • Reduced use of natural resources by encouraging recycling
  • Extended product lifetime through easy upgrades
  • Reduced solid waste production through take-back policy Environmental Policy
  • The product has been designed to enable proper reuse of parts and recycling and should not be thrown away at its end of life
  • Users should contact the local authorized point of collection for recycling and disposing of their end-of-life products
  • Visit the MSI website and locate a nearby distributor for further recycling information
  • Users may also reach us at gpcontdev@msicom for information regarding proper disposal, take-back, recycling, and disassembly of MSI products

★ Warning! Overuse of screens is likely to affect eyesight.
★ Recommendations:

  1. Take a 10-minute break for every 30 minutes of screen time
  2. Children under 2 years of age should have no screen time For children aged
  3. years and over, screen time should be limited to less than one hour per day

This device complies with the requirements set out in the Council Directive on the Approximation of the Laws of the Member States relating to Electromagnetic Compatibility (2014/30/EU), Low-voltage Directive (2014/35/EU), ErP Directive (2009/125/EC) and RoHS directive (2011/65/EU) This product has been tested and found to comply with the harmonized standards for
Information Technology Equipment published under Directives of Official Journal of the European Union

FCC-B Radio Frequency Interference Statement
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules  These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation  This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications  However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation  If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the measures listed below:

  • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna
  • Increase the separation between the equipment and receive
  • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected
  • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for help

Notice 1

The changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for
compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment

Notice 2

Shielded interface cables and AC power cord, if any, must be used in order to comply
with the emission limits
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules  Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

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

WEEE Statement

Under the European Union (“EU”) Directive on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Directive 2002/96/EC, which takes effect on August 13, 2005, products of “electrical and electronic equipment” cannot be discarded as municipal waste anymore and manufacturers of covered electronic equipment will be obligated to take back such products at the end of their useful life

Chemical Substances Information

In compliance with chemical substances regulations, such as the EU REACH Regulation (Regulation EC No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and the Council), MSI
provides the information of chemical substances in products at: https://wwwmsicom/html/popup/csr/evmtprtt_pcmhtml

RoHS Statement

A Japanese regulatory requirement, defined by specification JIS C 0950, mandates that manufacturers provide material declarations for certain categories of electronic products offered for sale after July 1, 2006.
https://wwwmsicom/html/popup/csr/cemm_jphtml https://twmsicom/html/popup/csr_tw/cemm_jphtml

India RoHS

This product complies with the “India E-waste (Management and Handling) Rule 2011” and prohibits use of lead, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls
or polybrominated diphenyl ethers in concentrations exceeding 01 weight % and 001 weight % for cadmium, except for the exemptions set in Schedule 2 of the Rule

Turkey EEE Regulation

Conforms to the EEE Regulations of the Republic Of Turkey

Ukraine Restriction of Hazardous Substances

The equipment complies with requirements of the Technical Regulation, approved by the Resolution of Cabinet of Ministry of Ukraine as of December 3, 2008 № 1057, in terms of restrictions for the use of certain dangerous substances in electrical and electronic equipment

Vietnam RoHS

As from December 1, 2012, all products manufactured by MSI comply with Circular 30/2011/TT-BCT temporarily regulating the permitted limits for a number of hazardous
substances in electronic and electric products

Package Contents

  1. Monitor
  2. Stand
  3. Stand Base with Screw
  4. Power Cord
  5. HDMI Cable
  6. DisplayPort Cable
  7. Quick Start Guide
  8. Warranty Card
  • Contact your place of purchase or local distributor if any of the items is damaged or missing
  • Package contents may vary by country

Installing the Monitor Stand

  1. Fit the stand to the monitor and tighten the stand with the screws
  2. Place the protection cover
  3. Connect the base to the stand and tighten the base screw to secure the base


Place the monitor on a soft, protected surface to avoid scratching the display panel

Adjusting the Monitor

This monitor is designed to maximize your viewing comfort with its adjustment capabilities
Avoid touching the display panel when adjusting the monitor

Monitor Overview

Connecting the Monitor to PC

  1. Turn off your computer.
  2. Connect the DVI/HDMI/DisplayPort cable from the monitor to your computer
  3. Connect the power cord to the monitor power jack  (Figure A)
  4. Plug the power cord into the electrical outlet  (Figure B)
  5. Turn on the monitor  (Figure C)
  6. Power on the computer and select your input source in OSD menu


The monitor comes with a set of OSD Key that helps to control the On-Screen Display (OSD) menu

Without entering OSD menu, you can use these OSD keys as hot keys for quick seetings

OSD Setup Menu

Press M button to launch the On-Screen Display (OSD) main menu  In OSD screen, use M E buttons to tune the desired function to suit your personal preferences


1st Level Menu 2nd/3rd Level Menu Description
Mode User User mode (Default)
Movie Movie mode
FPS First person shooting game mode
RTS Strategic game mode
Eye Saver Less blue light mode
DCR On Turn on dynamic contrast function
Off Turn off dynamic contrast function.
FreeSync On Turn on FreeSync function(Supported by AMD

graphics card)

Off Turn off FreeSync function.
Aspect Ratio Auto Automatic aspect ratio
21:9 21:9 aspect ratio
4:3 4:3 aspect ratio
Crosshair Red crosshair mode
  White crosshair mode
Response Time On Turn on OD mode(Supported by monitor)
Off Turn off OD mode.


1st Level Menu 2nd/3rd Level Menu Description
Brightness 0-100 Adjust brightness Default is 90
Contrast 0-100 Adjust contrast  Default is 50
Color Temp Cool Set as cold color temperature
Warm Set as warm color temperature
Customization R (0-100) Adjust red color temperature  Default is 50
G (0-100) Adjust green color temperature  Default is 50
B (0-100) Adjust blue color temperature Default is 50
Gamma 18 Adjust color tone brightness grey 18
22 Adjust color tone brightness grey 22


1st Level Menu Description
DVI Select signal source from DVI port
HDMI Select signal source from HDMI port
DP Select signal source from DP port


1st Level Menu 2nd/3rd Level Menu Description
PIP Source DVI / HDMI / DP
PIP Size Small / Medium / Large
Location Left Top / Right Top / Left Bottom / Right Bottom
Display Switch Display Switch allows users to switch between

primary and secondary input sources

PBP Source DVI / HDMI / DP
Display Switch Display Switch allows users to switch between

primary and secondary input sources


1st Level Menu 2nd/3rd Level Menu Description
Language 繁中
(More languages coming


Transparency 0-5 Adjust transparency Default is 0
Power Off On Turn on the automatic power off function if no signal.
Off Turn off the automatic power off function.
Reset On Reset to factory settings
Off Exit from this item


Model Optix MAG341CQ
Size 34 inch
Curvature 1800R
Panel Type VA
Resolution 3440 x 1440@100Hz
Aspect Ratio 21:9
Brightness (nits) 250
Contrast Ratio 3000:1
Refresh Rate 100Hz
Response Time 16ms (Typical)

8ms (GTG)

Input Interface DVI x 1, HDMI 2 0 x1, DP x1
View Angles 178°(H) , 178°(V)
NTSC 85%
Surface Treatment Anti-glare
Display Colors 167M
Power Type Built-in Adapter
Power Consumption (Typical) 60W
Power Input AC 100~240V, 50~60Hz
Adjustment (Tilt) -5° ~ 15°
VESA Mounting None
Dimension (W x H x D) 8184 x 452 x 1978 mm (Stand + Base)
Net Weight 71 kg (1565 lb)
Environment Operating Temperature: 0°C to 40°C Humidity: 20% to 80%, non-condensing

Altitude: 0 ~ 2000m

Storage Temperature: -20°C to 60°C

Humidity: 20% to 90%, non-condensing

Preset Display Modes

Resolution Optix MAG341CQ
640×480 @60Hz V V V
640×480 @72Hz V V V
640×480 @75Hz V V V
800×600 @56Hz V V V
800×600 @60Hz V V V
800×600 @70Hz V V V
800×600 @75Hz V V V
800×600 @100Hz V V V
1024×768 @60Hz V V V
1024×768 @70Hz V V V
1024×768 @75Hz V V V
1024×768 @100Hz V V V
1280×1024 @60Hz V V V
1280×1024 @75Hz V V V
1280×1024 @100Hz V V V
1440×900 @60Hz V V V
1440×900 @100Hz V V V
1680×1050 @60Hz V V V
1680×1050 @100Hz V V V
1920×1080 @60Hz V V V
1920×1080 @100Hz V V V
3440×1440 @60Hz V V V
3440×1440 @100Hz V V


The power LED is off.

■ Press the monitor power button again
■ Check if the monitor power cable is properly connected

No image.

■ Check if the computer graphics card is properly installed
■ Check if the computer and monitor are connected to electrical outlets and are turned on
■ Check if the monitor signal cable is properly connected
■ The computer may be in Standby mode Press any key to activate the monitor

The screen image is not properly sized or centered.
Refer to Preset Display Modes to set the computer to a setting suitable for the monitor to display

No Plug and Play.

■ Check if the monitor power cable is properly connected
■ Check if the monitor signal cable is properly connected
■ Check if the computer and graphics card are Plug & Play compatible

The icons, font or screen are fuzzy, blurry or have color problems.

■ Avoid using any video extension cables
■ Adjust brightness and contrast
■ Adjust RGB color or tune color temperature
■ Check if the monitor signal cable is properly connected
■ Check for bent pins on the signal cable connector

The monitor starts flickering or shows waves.

■ Change the refresh rate to match the capabilities of your monitor
■ Update your graphics card drivers
■ Keep the monitor away from electrical devices that may cause
electromagnetic interference (EMI)

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