ASUS GAMING MONITOR VG249QL3A Series LCD Monitor User Guide



Statement from the Federal Communications Commission

The FCC Rules’ Part 15 is followed by this gadget. Operation is vulnerable.

to the subsequent two requirements:

• This equipment must not interfere in a detrimental way.

acknowledge any interference you may get, even if it could lead to unwanted activity.  After testing, it was discovered that this equipment complies with the requirements for a Class B digital device as defined by FCC Regulation Part 15. These boundaries are made to offer a fair level of defense from detrimental interference. in an installation for a home.

This apparatus produces, employs, and can emit radio frequency energy, and if they’re not installed and operated in compliance with according to the manufacturer’s recommendations, could negatively interact with radio interactions. But there’s no assurance that intervention won’t take place in a specific installation. If this apparatus does result in damage interference with the ability to receive radio or television, which can be identified by alternating the equipment’s on and off, the user is urged to attempt to fix

The intervention of one or more of the subsequent actions:

• Move the receiving antenna in a different direction.

• Extend the distance between the receiver and the apparatus.

• Attach the device to an outlet on a separate circuit from the one that is attached to the receiver

• Seek assistance from a knowledgeable radio/TV technician or the dealer.

Statement from the Canadian Department of Communications

The Class B restrictions for radio noise emissions from digital equipment specified in the Canadian Department of Communications Radio Interference Regulations are not exceeded by this device.

This digital device is class B and conforms with Canadian ICES-003.

There’s a chance the gadget will fall and kill or seriously hurt someone. This device needs to be firmly fixed to the floor or wall in line with the installation instructions in order to prevent harm.

Statement of Conformance

The Council Directive on the Approximation of the Laws of the Member States pertaining to Electromagnetic Compatibility (2014/30/EU), the Low-voltage Directive (2014/35/EU), the ErP Directive (2009/125/EC), and the RoHS directive (2011/65/EU) are all met by this device. The harmonized standards for information technology equipment, which were released under Directives of the Official Journal of the European Union, have been tested on this product and confirmed to be compliant.

WEEE Symbol Declaration

This product’s packaging or label makes it clear that you shouldn’t dispose of it with regular household trash. Rather, you must dispose of your used equipment by giving it to a location that has been set aside for the recycling of used electrical and electronic equipment.

When it comes time to dispose of your waste equipment, collecting and recycling it separately will help preserve natural resources and guarantee that the recycling process preserves both the environment and human health. Please get in touch with the store where you bought the item, your household garbage disposal service, or your local city office for more information about where to dispose of your used equipment for recycling.


Safety information

• Carefully read through all of the included paperwork before setting up the ASUS Gaming monitor VG249QL3A.

• Never expose the monitor to moisture or rain in order to avoid the risk of fire or shock.

Refrain from attempting to open the monitor cabinet. Serious bodily harm could be caused by the monitor’s hazardously high voltages.

• Do not attempt to fix a faulty power supply on your own. Speak with your store or a skilled service expert.

• Verify that all cables are appropriately connected and that the product’s power cables are undamaged before using it. If you see any damage, contact your dealer right away.

  • Ventilation is provided by slots and apertures on the back or top of the cabinet. Keep these spots available. If sufficient ventilation is not provided, never install this device near or over a radiator or heat source.

• Only the power source type specified on the label should be used to operate the ASUS Gaming monitor VG249QL3A Speak with your dealer or a nearby power company if you’re unsure about the kind of power source that powers your house.

• Make sure the power plug you use fits the local power standard in your area.

• Be careful not to overuse extension cords or power strips. Overloading may cause electric shock or fire.

• Steer clear of dust, high humidity, and harsh temperatures. The monitor should never be placed in a location where it could become wet. Set the ASUS Gaming monitor down on a sturdy surface.

• Unplug the device if it won’t be utilized for an extended amount of time or during a lightning storm. This will guard against power surge damage to the monitor.

• Avoid pushing items or spilling any form of liquid into the monitor cabinet’s slots.

• Use the ASUS Gaming monitor VG249QL3A. exclusively with computers that are UL-rated and have appropriately equipped outlets indicated between 100 and 240V AC to ensure satisfactory operation.

• The socket outlet needs to be conveniently located next to the equipment and easily accessible.

• Get in touch with your store or a skilled service professional if you experience any technical issues with the display.

• Before connecting the mains plug to the mains, make an earthing connection. Additionally, make sure to separate the earthing connection after removing the main plug from the mains.


Excessive sound pressure from using headphones or earphones other than those recommended can cause hearing damage.

Please verify that the circuit breaker rated 120/240V, 20A (maximum) is provided by the distribution system installed in the building.

If the power cable has a 3-pin connection plug, insert it into a grounded, or earthed, 3-pin outlet. The power cord grounding pin should not be disabled, for instance, by using a 2-pin converter. The grounding pin is a crucial component for safety.

Stability Hazard.

The product can fall and inflict fatalities or major injuries to people. This product needs to be firmly fixed to the floor or wall in line with the installation instructions in order to prevent harm.

A product could fall and kill someone or seriously injure them. Many injuries, especially to children, can be prevented by adopting easy safety measures like:

ALWAYS follow the installation guidelines provided by the product set’s manufacturer when using cabinets, stands, or other hardware.

USE ONLY furniture that can hold the product securely.

ALWAYS be sure the product does not protrude past the supporting furniture’s edge.

Children should ALWAYS be taught the risks associated with climbing on furniture to get to the product’s controls.

Make sure wires and cables attached to your product are always routed to prevent trips, pulls, and grabs.

A product should never be placed in an unstable area.

NEVER set the product down on tall furniture (such bookcases or cupboards) without first securing the furniture and the object to an appropriate support.

NEVER set the product down on fabric or other things that could be positioned in between it and the furniture it is supporting.

Never set toys or remote controls on top of a product, or any furniture that the product is placed on, as these items could encourage kids to climb.

The same factors listed above should be taken into account if the current product is going to be kept and moved.

Hearing loss may result from excessive sound pressure from headphones and earbuds. When the equalization is adjusted to its maximum, the output voltage of the headphones and earphones increases, raising the sound pressure level.

Statement on Restrictions on Hazardous Substances (India) With the exception of the exemptions listed in Schedule 2 of the Rule, this product complies with the “India E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016” which prohibit the use of lead, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs), and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in concentrations greater than 0.1% by weight in homogenous materials and 0.01% by weight in homogenous materials for cadmium.


Care & Cleaning

• Disconnect the power cord and cords from your display before moving it or lifting it. When situating the monitor, use the proper lifting procedures. Hold onto the monitor’s edges when carrying or raising it. Never raise the display using the cord or the stand.

• Tidying up. Unplug the power cord and turn off your ASUS Gaming monitor VG249QL3A. Wipe the monitor’s surface with a non-abrasive, lint-free cloth. It is possible to remove stubborn spots using a cloth moistened with a mild cleanser.

• Steer clear of cleaners that contain acetone or alcohol. Make use of a cleaner designed specifically for LCD use. Avoid spritzing cleansers directly onto screens since they can seep into the display and shock users with electricity.

With the monitor, the following symptoms are typical:

• Due to the nature of fluorescent light, the screen may flicker when first used. Make sure the flicker goes away by turning the Power Switch on and off again.

• The brightness of the screen may vary slightly based on the desktop pattern you choose.

• After changing the image, an afterimage of the previous screen could still be visible if the same image is shown for hours. You have the option to switch off the Power Switch for hours, or the screen will slowly recover.

• To get the screen fixed, get in touch with your dealer or service center if it goes black, flashes, or stops working. Avoid attempting to fix the screen on your own!

Terms used in this manual

Where to look for additional details

For more details and software and product upgrades, consult the following sources.

1. Asus webpages

The most recent information about ASUS software and hardware may be found on the ASUS websites across the globe. Use this link:

2. Optional record-keeping

It’s possible that your dealer added optional documentation to your product package. The normal package does not include these documents.

3. Use ASUS EYE CARE Monitors to safeguard your eyes.

In today’s digital world, the newest ASUS Gaming monitor VG249QL3A come equipped with unique Blue Light Filters and flicker-free technologies to protect your eyes. View the Takeback at Provided Services

ASUS’s recycling and takeback initiatives stem from our dedication to the strictest environmental protection guidelines. We are committed to giving our customers the tools they need to properly recycle our products, the batteries and other parts, and the packaging.

Kindly visit for comprehensive information on recycling in various regions.

Product information for EU energy label


1.1 Welcome!

We appreciate you buying the ASUS.

 LCD display!

ASUS’s most recent widescreen LCD display offers a clearer,

larger, brighter display along with a number of features that improve your

watching encounter.

You can take advantage of the convenience and enjoyable visual

experience that you get from the ASUS Gaming monitor VG249QL3A.!

1.2 Package contents

Check your package for the following items:

  • LCD Monitor
  • Monitor Stand
  • Monitor Base
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty Card
  • 1x Power Cord
  • 1x HDMI Cable (optional)
  • 1x DP Cable (optional)
  • 1x L-shaped Screwdriver (optional)
  • 4x Screws
  • 4x Rubber Pad

1.3 Putting the monitor together

To put the monitor together

1. Lay the display on a tablecloth, fasten the stand to the unit head with four (4) screws, then close the hinge cover. Next, fasten the base to the stand, securing it firmly with a screw. The screw is simply tightened using your fingers.

2. Rotate the monitor to the viewing angle that you find most comfortable.


Size of base screw: M6 x 15 mm

1.4 Connect cables 1.

4.1 Rear of the LCD monitor


1. Earphone – out Port

2. DP – in Port

3. HDMI-2 Port

4. HDMI-1 Port

5. AC-IN Port

6. Kensington Lock

1.5 Introduction of the monitor

1.5.1 Pressing the button for controls

To change the image settings, press the control button located on the ASUS GAMING MONITOR VG249QL3A rear.


1. Power Measurement

• The power indicator’s color definition is shown in the table below.


• Using GameVisualTM Video Intelligence Technology, use this shortcut to select between eight preset video modes: Scenery Mode, Racing Mode, Cinema Mode, RTS/RPG Mode, FPS Mode, sRGB Mode, MOBA Mode, and User Mode.


• GamePlus: This feature gives customers access to a toolset and improves their gaming experience across a variety of game genres. Specifically, the Crosshair function is intended for novices or casual players who like First Person Shooter (FPS) games.


5. Button to Close:

• Go out of the OSD menu.

6. Five-Way Butt:

• Make the OSD menu active. Put the chosen OSD menu item into action.

• Modify values or move your selection left, right, up, or down.

2.1 Modifying the display

• We advise you to view the entire face of the for the best viewing experience. select the monitor, then tilt it to your preferred viewing angle.

• When adjusting the monitor’s angle, hold onto the stand to keep it from falling.

• The ASUS Gaming monitor has a range of adjustment from +23˚ to -5˞ and can be swiveled 15˚ to the left or right. Additionally, you can change the monitor’s pivot by 90˚ and height by 12 cm.


2.2 Removal of the arm/stand (for VESA wall mount)

This ASUS Gaming monitor removable stand is specifically intended for VESA wall mounting.

To remove the arm/stand

1. Unplug the power and signal cords. Place the front of the monitor face down on a clean table.

2. Unscrew the four (4) screws that hold the arm to the back of the display.

3. Remove the ASUS GAMING MONITOR VG249QL3A stand (arm and base).


• A separate VESA wall mount kit (100 x 100 mm) is required.

• Only use the UL-Listed Wall Mount Bracket with a minimum weight/load of 12 kg (Screw size: M4 x 10.0 mm).

2.3 Outline dimension

Unit: mm


3.1 OSD (On-Screen Display) menu

3.1.1 How to reconfigure

  1. To access the OSD menu, press the Central button on the 5-way controller.
  2. Toggle between Menu selections by pressingASUS GAMING MONITOR the andASUS GAMING MONITOR buttons. The option name is illuminated as you go from one icon to the next.
  3. Press the Centre key to select the highlighted item on the menu.
  4. Use theASUS GAMING MONITOR andASUS GAMING MONITOR buttons to choose the desired parameter.
  5. Press the Centre key to enter the slide bar, and then use theASUS GAMING MONITOR orASUS GAMING MONITOR buttons to make adjustments based on the menu indicators.
  6. Use the / key to move ◄/► the menu to the left or right.

1. To access the OSD menu, press the Central button on the 5-way controller.

2. Toggle between Menu selections by pressing the and buttons. The option name is illuminated as you go from one icon to the next.

3. Press the Centre key to select the highlighted item on the menu.

4. Use the and buttons to choose the desired parameter.

5. Press the Centre key to enter the slide bar, and then use the or buttons to make adjustments based on the menu indicators.

6. Use the / key to move ◄/► the menu to the left or right.

3.1.2 Introduction to the OSD Function

1. Video games

This function has six sub-functions from which to choose based on your needs.


• Variable OD: The adjustment range is from 1 to 5. Level 3 is the default setting.

• Variable Refresh Rate: Enable an Adaptive-Sync-enabled graphics source to dynamically alter the display refresh rate depending on typical content frame rates for power-efficient, nearly stutter-free, and low-latency display updates.

• Please contact the GPU manufacturers for supported GPUs, minimum PC systems, and driver requirements.

When on-screen objects are moving quickly, check to reduce motion blur and minimize ghosting. If the input V frequency is less than 85Hz, ELMB is disabled.

• GamePlus: Enable the Crosshair, Timer, FPS Counter, Stopwatch, and Display Alignment features.

• GameVisual: This function has eight sub-functions that you can choose from based on your preferences.

• Shadow Boost: Adjust the monitor gamma curve to deepen the dark tones in an image, making dark scenes and objects easier to find.

• The Saturation and ASCR features are not user-customizable in Racing Mode.

• Saturation and Colour Temperature are not user-configurable in sRGB Mode.

• The Saturation and ASCR features are not user-adjustable in MOBA Mode.

2. Image

This major function allows you to change the Brightness, Contrast, VividPixel, ASCR, Aspect Control, and Blue Light Filter.


• Brightness may be adjusted from 0 to 100.

• Contrast: You can set it from 0 to 100.

• VividPixel: An ASUS-exclusive technology that creates lifelike graphics for crystal-clear, detail-oriented enjoyment. The range of adjustments is 0 to 100.

• ASCR: To activate or deactivate the dynamic contrast ratio feature, select ON or OFF. When ELMB is turned on, ASCR is disabled.

• Aspect Control: Changes the aspect ratio from “Full” to “Equivalent” or “4:3”.

• Blue Light Filter: Modify the amount of blue light emitted by the LED backlight.

• When the Blue Light Filter is enabled, the Racing Mode default settings are immediately imported.

• The Brightness feature is user-configurable between Levels 1 and 3.

• Level 4 is an optimized setting. It is complying with TUV Low Blue Light Certification. The Brightness feature is not user-configurable.

Please refer to the following to lessen eye strains:

• Users should take some time away from the display if working for lengthy hours.

It is advisable to take small breaks (at least 5 mins) after roughly 1 hour of continuous working at the computer. Taking brief and frequent breaks is more effective than a single longer one.

• To prevent eye strain and dryness in your eyes, users should rest the eye periodically by focusing on objects that are far away.

• Eye exercises can aid in the reduction of eye strain. Repeat these exercises several times. If the eye strain persists, please see a doctor. (1) Look up and down several times; (2) slowly roll your eyes; and (3) move your eyes diagonally.

• Exposure to high-energy blue light may cause eye strain and AMD (Age-Related Macular Degeneration). Blue light filter that reduces harmful blue light by 70% (maximum) to avoid CVS (Computer Vision Syndrome).

3. Colour

This function allows you to choose the image you want.


• Colour Temperature: Includes three preset color options (Cool, Normal, and Warm) as well as a User Mode.

• Saturation: You can change the saturation from 0 to 100.

• Colours R (Red), G (Green), and B (Blue) are user-customizable in User Mode; the adjusting range is 0 to 100.

4. Enter Select

Choose your preferred input source and toggle the Auto Input Detection function on and off. When the Auto Input Detection function is disabled, the ASUS GAMING MONITOR VG249QL3A input source does not transition automatically.


My Favourite

This major function allows you to modifinancesttingss.


• Shortcut: The user can set a shortcut key from “GamePlus”, “GameVisual”, “Variable OD”, “Brightness”, “Mute”, “Shadow Boost”, “Contrast”, “Input Select”, “Blue Light Filter”, “Colour Temp.”, “Volume”, “Customised Setting-1”, “Customised Setting-2”.

• Customised Settings: You camisererese your settings to your liking.

6. System Configuration

This function modifies the system settings.


• Language: Choose an OSD language. English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Polish, Czech, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Portugal, Turkey, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Thai, Indonesian, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese are among the options.

• Sound: Change the output volume or mute the audio.

• Power indication: Turn on/off the power LED indication.

• Power Key Lock: Disables and enables the power key.

• Key Lock: This option disables all key functionality. Holding down the down button for more than five seconds disables the key lock function.

• Power Settings: Choose a power setting mode.

• OSD Setup: Modify the OSD screen’s position, timeout, DDC/CI, and transparency.

• Monitor information: Display ASUS GAMING MONITOR VG249QL3A information.

• All Reset: Click “Yes” to restore all settings to factory defaults.

3.2 Specifications

Panel Size23.8”W (60.5cm)
Max. Resolution1920×1080@180Hz
Brightness (Typ.)350cd/m2
Intrinsic Contrast Ratio (Typ.)1000:1
Viewing Angle (CR=10)178°(V) /178°(H)
Display Colors16.7M colors (8bits)
Color Saturation99% SRGB
Response Time1ms (Gray to Gray), 1ms -mprt-
Digital InputHDMI v2.0 x 2 , DisplayPort v1.2 x 1
Satellite Speaker2W x 2 stereo
Earphone OutputYes
Sound from HDMI/DPYes
Power ON Consumption(Max.)18W
Chassis ColorsBlack
Power Saving Mode< 0.5W
Power Off Mode< 0.3W
Tilt-5° ~ +23°
Pivot+90° ~ -90°
Swivel+15° ~ -15°
Height Adjustment12 cm
Phys. Dimension (WxHxD)541 x 525 x 208 mm (highest)
541 x 405 x 208 mm (low)
Phys. Dimension without stand(WxHxD) (For VESA Wall Mount) 541 x 323 x 62 mm
Box Dimension (WxHxD)600 x 465 x 200 mm
Net Weight (Esti.)5.4 kg
Net Weight (Esti. w/o stand)3.4 kg
Gross Weight (Esti.)7.5 kg
Voltage Rating100~240V, 50/60


Problem: Power LED is not ON

Possible Solutions:
Press the power button to ensure the monitor is in the ON mode.
Check if the power cord is correctly connected to both the monitor and the power outlet.
Verify the Power Indicator function in the main menu OSD. Select “ON” to activate the power LED.

Problem: Power LED lights amber, but there is no screen image

Possible Solutions:
Confirm that both the monitor and the computer are in the ON mode.
Ensure the signal cable is properly connected between the monitor and the computer.
Inspect the signal cable for bent pins.
Test the computer with another monitor to check for proper functionality.

Problem The screen image is too light or dark

Possible Solutions:
Adjust the Contrast and Brightness settings using the OSD.

Problem: Screen image bounces or a wave pattern is present

Possible Solutions:
Check the proper connection of the signal cable between the monitor and the computer.
Relocate electrical devices that might cause interference.

Problem: The image has color defects (white does not look white)

Possible Solutions:
Inspect the signal cable for bent pins.
Perform a Reset via OSD.
Adjust the R/G/B cocolorettings or choose the Colour Temperature via OSD.

Problem: No sound or sound is low

Possible Solutions:
Adjust the volume settings on both your monitor and computer.
Ensure the computer sound card driver is correctly installed and activated.

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