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MultiSync X461S
MultiSync X551S


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  • Page 1 User’s Manual MultiSync X461S MultiSync X551S...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Index Declaration of conformity ... English-1 Important Information ... English-2 WARNING ... English-2 CAUTION ... English-2 Declaration ... English-2 Safety Precautions, Maintenance & Recommended Use... English-3 Contents ... English-4 Installation ... English-5 Attaching Mounting Accessories ... English-6 Parts Name and Functions ... English-8 Control Panel ...
  • Page 3: Declaration Of Conformity

    Declaration of conformity FCC Information 1. Use the attached specifi ed cables with the MultiSync X461S (L460TZ)/MultiSync X551S (L550TH) color display so as not to interfere with radio and television reception. (1) Please use the supplied power cord or equivalent to ensure FCC compliance.
  • Page 4: Important Information

    NOTE: This product can only be serviced in the country where it was purchased. Declaration We hereby certify that the color monitor MultiSync MultiSync X461S (L460TZ)/MultiSync X551S (L550TH) are in compliance with Council Directive 2006/95/EC: – EN 60950-1 Council Directive 2004/108/EC: –...
  • Page 5: Safety Precautions, Maintenance & Recommended Use

    • Cable distribution system should be grounded (earthed) in accordance with ANSI/NFPA 70, the National Electrical Code (NEC), in particular Section 820.93, Grounding of Outer Conductive Shield of a Coaxial Cable. • The screen of the coaxial cable is intended to be connected to earth in the building installation.
  • Page 6: Contents

    Contents Your new MultiSync monitor box* should contain the following: • LCD monitor • Power cord* • Video Signal Cable • Wireless Remote Control and AA Batteries • Setup Manual • Clamp x 3 • Screw with washer (M4 x 10) x 5 Video Signal Cable (Mini D-SUB 15 pin to Mini D-SUB 15 pin)
  • Page 7: Installation

    Please note the following when mounting on wall or ceiling • When using mounting accessories other than those that are NEC approved, they must comply with the VESA- compatible (FDMlv1) mounting method. • NEC strongly recommends Unit using size M6 screws...
  • Page 8: Attaching Mounting Accessories

    The protective sheet was wrapped around the LCD in the original packaging. Make sure there is nothing on the table that can damage the monitor. When using mounting accessories other than NEC compliant and approved, they must comply with the VESA-compatible mounting method.
  • Page 9: Ventilation Requirements

    3. Using Wall Mount Adapter If the mounting accessory interferes with the option board, ventilation hold or speaker attachment hole, use the included wall mount adaptors and screws. If the adaptor screws are too long, include a washer to reduce the depth. Washer not included.
  • Page 10: Parts Name And Functions

    Parts Name and Functions Control Panel POWER button Switches the power on/off. See also page 16. MUTE button Switches the audio mute ON/OFF. INPUT button Acts as SET button within OSD menu. (Toggle switches between [DVI], [DPORT], [VGA], [HDMI], [DVD/HD], [SCART], [VIDEO1], [VIDEO2] or [S-VIDEO]).
  • Page 11: Terminal Panel

    Terminal Panel AC IN connector Connects with the supplied power cord. Main Power Switch On/Off switch to turn main power ON/OFF. DISPLAYPORT connector To input DisplayPort signals. HDMI connector To input digital HDMI signals. DVI connector (DVI-D) IN connector: To input digital RGB signals from a computer or HDTV device having a digital RGB output.
  • Page 12: Wireless Remote Control

    Wireless Remote Control POWER button Switches the power on/standby. INPUT button Selects input signal. DVI: DVI DISPLAYPORT: DPORT VGA: VGA HDMI: HDMI DVD/HD: DVD/HD, SCART VIDEO: VIDEO1, VIDEO2 S-VIDEO: S-VIDEO OPTION: Depends on your connection PICTURE MODE button Selects picture mode, [HIGHBRIGHT], [STANDARD], [sRGB], [CINEMA], [AMBIENT1], [AMBIENT2].
  • Page 13: Operating Range For The Remote Control

    PIP (Picture In Picture) button ON/OFF button: Toggle switches between PIP, POP, PICTURE BY PICTURE-ASPECT and PICTURE BY PICTURE-FULL. See page 22. INPUT button: Selects the “picture in picture” input signal. CHANGE button: Replaces to the main picture and sub picture.
  • Page 14: Setup

    C. Replace the cover. CAUTION: Incorrect usage of batteries can result in leaks or bursting. NEC recommends the following battery use: • Place “AA” size batteries matching the (+) and (-) signs on each battery to the (+) and (-) signs of the battery compartment.
  • Page 15 5. Switch on the power of all the attached external equipment When connected with a computer, switch on the power of the computer fi rst. 6. Operate the attached external equipment Display the signal from the desired input source. 7. Adjust the sound Make volume adjustments when required.
  • Page 16: Connections

    Connections NOTE: Do not connect/disconnect cables when turning on the monitor or other external equipment as this may result in a loss of the monitor image. NOTE: Use an audio cable without a built-in resistor. Using an audio cable with a built-in resistor turns down the sound. Before making connections: First turn off the power of all the attached equipment and make connections.
  • Page 17: Connecting A Personal Computer

    Connecting a Personal Computer Connecting your computer to your LCD monitor will enable you to display your computer’s screen image. Some video cards with a pixel clock over 162MHz may not display an image correctly. Your LCD monitor displays proper image by adjusting the factory preset timing signal automatically. <Typical factory preset signal timing>...
  • Page 18: Basic Operation

    Basic Operation Power ON and OFF Modes The LCD monitor power indicator will turn green while powered on and will turn red or amber while powered off. NOTE: The Main Power Switch must be in the ON position in order to power up the monitor using the remote control or the Power Button on the front of the LCD.
  • Page 19: Power Indicator

    Power Indicator Mode Status Indicator Light Power ON Green* Power OFF Power consumption under 0.5 W Power Save Amber Power consumption under 1 W* Power Standby when “SCHEDULE Green and Amber blink alternately SETTINGS” enabled Diagnosis (Detecting failure) Red Blinking (See Troubleshooting page 36) *1 If “OFF”...
  • Page 20: Information Osd

    Information OSD The Information OSD provides information such as: Monitor ID, Input Source, Picture Size, etc. Press the DISPLAY button on the remote to bring up the Information OSD. Picture Mode DVI, VGA, DPORT STANDARD sRGB AMBIENT1 HDMI, DVD/HD, SCART, VIDEO1, VIDEO2, S-VIDEO STANDARD CINEMA AMBIENT1...
  • Page 21: Osd (On-Screen-Display) Controls

    OSD (On-Screen-Display) Controls NOTE: Some functions may not be available depending on the model or optional equipment. Input source Main Menu Icons Main Menu Item Sub Menu PICTURE MODE Select Press UP or DOWN button to select sub-menu. Remote Control Press UP or DOWN button to select.
  • Page 22: Picture

    (S-Curve). DICOM SIM. DICOM GSDF curve simulated for LCD type. PROGRAMMABLE A programmable gamma curve can be loaded using NEC optional software. MOVIE SETTINGS NOISE REDUCTION Adjusts the amount of noise reduction. Press + or - to adjust. VIDEO1, VIDEO2, S-VIDEO inputs only TELECINE Automatically senses the sources frame rate for optimal picture quality.
  • Page 23: Audio

    H RESOLUTION Adjusts the horizontal size of the image. VGA input only V RESOLUTION Adjusts the vertical size of the image. VGA input only INPUT RESOLUTION If there is a problem with signal detection, this function forces the monitor to display the signal at VGA input only the desired resolution.
  • Page 24: Pip

    TIME Confi gures the time for the real-time clock. DAYLIGHT SAVING Confi gures daylight savings on or off. RESET Resets the following settings within the SCHEDULE menu back to factory setting: OFF TIMER, SCHEDULE SETTINGS. KEEP PIP MODE Allows the monitor to remain in “PIP” and “TEXT TICKER” mode after powering off. When Power is returned, PIP and TEXT TICKER appear without having to enter the OSD.
  • Page 25: Multi Display

    INFORMATION OSD Selects whether the information OSD is displayed or not. The information OSD will be displayed when the input signal or source changes. The information OSD will also give a warning when there is no-signal or the signal is out-of range. An interval between 3 to 10 seconds for the Information OSD to appear is available.
  • Page 26: Display Protection

    LAN SETTING When you use this function, EXTERNAL CONTROL should be “LAN”. NOTE: When changing the LAN SETTING, turn the monitor off and then back on. After turning on the monitor, you need to wait several seconds until the LAN SETTING is applied. DHCP Enabling this option automatically assigns an IP address to the monitor from your DHCP server.
  • Page 27: Advanced Option

    ADVANCED OPTION INPUT DETECT Selects the method of input detection the monitor uses when more than two input devices are connected. NONE The Monitor will not search the other video input ports. FIRST DETECT When the current video input signal is not present, then the monitor searches for a video signal from the other video input port.
  • Page 28 OVER SCAN Some video formats may require different scanning modes in order to best display the image. HDMI, DVD/HD, SCART, VIDEO1, VIDEO2, S-VIDEO inputs only Image size is larger than what can be displayed. The image edge will appear cropped. Approximately 95% of the image will be shown on the screen.
  • Page 29 As with all personal display devices, NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS recommends displaying moving images and using a moving screen saver at regular intervals whenever the screen is idle or turning off the monitor when not in use.
  • Page 30: Remote Control Function

    Remote Control Function REMOTE CONTROL ID FUNCTION REMOTE CONTROL ID The remote control can be used to control up to 100 individual MultiSync monitors using what is called the REMOTE CONTROL ID mode. The REMOTE CONTROL ID mode works in conjunction with the Monitor ID, allowing control of up to 100 individual MultiSync monitors.
  • Page 31 3. Press the “DISPLAY” button on the remote control while aiming at the “PRIMARY” monitor. The Information OSD will be shown at top left side of the screen. Monitor ID: Displays the ID number of the current monitor within the daisy chain. Target ID: Displays the ID number of the monitor that to be controlled via daisy chain from the current monitor.
  • Page 32: Controlling The Lcd Monitor Via Rs-232C Remote Control

    Controlling the LCD monitor via RS-232C Remote Control This LCD monitor can be controlled by connecting a personal computer with a RS-232C terminal. NOTE: When you use this function, EXTERNAL CONTROL should be “RS-232C” (See page 23). Functions that can be controlled by a personal computer are: •...
  • Page 33: Controlling The Lcd Monitor Via Lan Control

    Controlling the LCD monitor via LAN Control Connecting to a Network Using a LAN cable allows you to specify the Network Settings and the Alert Mail Settings by using an HTTP server function. NOTE: When you use this function, EXTERNAL CONTROL should be “LAN” (See page 23). To use a LAN connection, you are required to assign an IP address.
  • Page 34: Network Settings

    Example 1: When the host name of the monitor has been set to “”, access is gained to the network setting by specifying for the address or the entry column of the URL.
  • Page 35 Alert Mail Setting http://<the Monitor’s IP address>/lanconfi g.html This option notifi es your computer of an error message via e-mail when using wired LAN. An error message notifi cation will be sent when an error occurs in the monitor. Alert Mail Checking [ENABLE] will turn on the Alert Mail feature.
  • Page 36 Alert error message list Error number Alert mail Message * ErrorCode The monitor’s power supply is not 70h ~ 7Fh functioning normally. 80h ~ Fh The cooling fan has stopped. The monitor’s back light unit is not 90h ~ 9Fh functioning normally.
  • Page 37: Features

    FullScan Capability: Allows you to use the entire screen area in most resolutions, signifi cantly expanding image size. VESA Standard (FDMIv1) Mounting Interface: Allows you to connect your LCD monitor to any VESA standard (FDMIv1) third party mounting arm or bracket. NEC recommends using mounting interface that comply with TÜV-GS and/or UL1678 standard in North America.
  • Page 38: Troubleshooting

    NOTE: As with all personal display devices, NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS recommends displaying moving images and using a moving screen saver at regular intervals whenever the screen is idle or turning off the monitor when not in use.
  • Page 39: Specifi Cations - X461S

    Specifi cations - X461S Product Specifi cations LCD Module Pixel Pitch: Resolution: Brightness: Contrast Ratio: Viewing Angle: Frequency Horizontal: Pixel Clock Viewable Size Input Signal DVI-D 24pin Digital RGB DisplayPort DisplayPort Connector Digital RGB VGA* 15pin Mini D-sub Analog RGB Sync HDMI HDMI Connector...
  • Page 40: Specifi Cations - X551S

    Specifi cations - X551S Product Specifi cations LCD Module Contrast Ratio: Viewing Angle: Frequency Pixel Clock Viewable Size Input Signal DVI-D 24pin Digital RGB DisplayPort DisplayPort Connector Digital RGB VGA* 15pin Mini D-sub Analog RGB Sync HDMI HDMI Connector Digital YUV Digital RGB DVD/HD* 15pin Mini D-sub...
  • Page 41: Pin Assignment

    Pin Assignment 1) Analog multi input (MiniDsub15p): VGA, DVD/HD, SCART, VIDEO2, S-VIDEO Pin No Name Red, DVD/HD_Pr, S-VIDEO_C Green, DVD/HD_Y, S-VIDEO_Y, VIDEO2 Blue, DVD/HD_Pb DDC-GND Red-GND Green-GND Blue-GND +5V (DDC) SYNC-GND GND (B-SYNC) DDC-SDA H-SYNC V-SYNC DDC-SCL This LCD monitor uses RXD, TXD and GND lines for RS-232C control. 2) RS-232C input/output Pin No Name...
  • Page 42: Manufacturer's Recycling And Energy Information

    Manufacturer’s Recycling and Energy Information NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS is strongly committed to environmental protection and sees recycling as one of the company’s top priorities in trying to minimize the burden placed on the environment. We are engaged in developing environmentally-friendly products, and always strive to help defi...

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