NEC PlasmaSync 50MP2 User Manual
NEC PlasmaSync 50MP2 User Manual

NEC PlasmaSync 50MP2 User Manual

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  • Page 1 PlasmaSync Plasma Monitor User’s Manual NEC Technologies...
  • Page 2: Important Information

    Moreover, there is a serious risk of electric shock. 7. Do not attempt to service or repair the unit. NEC is not liable for any bodily harm or damage caused if unqualified persons attempt service or open the back cover. Refer...
  • Page 3 4. Protect the inside of the unit from liquids and small metal objects. In case of accident, unplug the unit and have it serviced by an authorized NEC Service Center. 5. Do not hit or scratch the panel surface as this causes flaws on the surface of the screen.
  • Page 4 Précautions Veuillez lire ce manuel avec attention avant d’utiliser votre moniteur PlasmaSync NEC et conserver ce manuel à portée de la main pour une consultation ultérieure. ATTENTION RISQUE D’ELECTROCUTION NE PAS OUVRIR MISE EN GARDE: AFIN DE REDUIRE LES RISQUES D’ELECTRO- CUTION, NE PAS DEPOSER LE COUVERCLE, IL N’Y...
  • Page 5 Pour protéger votre investissement dans ce moniteur PlasmaSync NEC, veuillez suivre les directives et les recommandations suivantes pour minimiser l’occurence de brûlure d’image : • Assurez-vous de mettre en marche et d’utliser Connecteur l’économisateur d’écran chaque fois que c’est possible...
  • Page 6: Limited Warranty

    FOR MORE INFORMATION, TELEPHONE 800-836-0655 NEC TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1250 N. Arlington Heights Road, Suite 500 Itasca, Illinois 60143-1248 Note: All products returned to NECTECH for service MUST have prior approval. To get approval, call NEC Technologies at 800-836-0655.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents How to Attach Options to the Plasma Monitor ... 1 Introduction ... 2 Introduction to the PlasmaSync 50MP2 Plasma Monitor ... 2 The features you’ll enjoy include: ... 2 Contents of the Package ... 2 Options ... 2 Part Names and Function ... 3 Front View ...
  • Page 8: How To Attach Options To The Plasma Monitor

    (Wall mount unit, Stand, etc.) * See page 2. • For correct installation and mounting it is strongly recommended to use a trained, authorized NEC dealer. Failure to follow correct mounting procedures could result in damage to the equipment or injury to the installer.
  • Page 9: Introduction

    NEC’s PlasmaSync™ is a seamless blend of cutting-edge visual technology and sophisticated design. At 50-inches, with a 16:9 aspect ratio, the PlasmaSync 50MP2 certainly makes a big impression. However, at a mere 4.2 inches/ 107 mm thin, the monitor’s sleek techno-art lines blend in well with your environment.
  • Page 10: Part Names And Function

    Part Names and Function Front View INPUT SELECT VOLUME VOLUME PROCEED DOWN q PROCEED Sets the On-Screen Menu (OSM) mode and displays the main menu. w VOLUME DOWN and UP Adjusts the volume. Functions as the CURSOR (L/ M) buttons in the On-Screen Menu (OSM) mode. e LEFT/–...
  • Page 11: Rear View/ Terminal Board

    Rear View/ Terminal Board AC-IN A EXT SPEAKER L and R Connect speakers here. Maintain the correct polarity. B VIDEO1, 2, 3 Connect VCR’s, DVD’s or Laser Discs, etc. here. C DVD1 / HD1 Connect DVD’s, High Definition or Laser Discs, etc. here.
  • Page 12: Remote Control

    Remote Control q POWER ON/OFF Switches Power ON/OFF. (This does not operate when POWER/STANDBY indicator of the main unit is off.) w RGB/PC Press this button to select RGB/PC as the source. → RGB/PC1 → RGB/PC2 → RGB/PC3 RGB/PC can also be selected using the INPUT SELECT button on the monitor.
  • Page 13: Battery Installation And Replacement

    !3 DISPLAY Displays the source settings on the screen. !4 OFF TIMER Activates the off timer for the unit. !5 MULTI Press this button to select a screen mode from among single mode, side by side, and picture in picture. !6 SELECT Press this button to select the active picture in a multi screen mode.
  • Page 14: Using The Wired Remote Control Mode

    Using the wired remote control mode Connect the supplied remote cable to the remote control’s remote jack and the “REMOTE CONTROL” terminal on the monitor. When the cable is connected, the mode automatically switches to wired remote control. When the wired remote control mode is used, the remote control can be operated even if no batteries are loaded.
  • Page 15: Installation

    Installation To video inputs on the plasma monitor VIDEO 1 VIDEO 2 VIDEO 3 L ( MONO ) CB / PB CR / PR L ( MONO ) RGB 1 R / CR / PR G / Y B / CB / PB L ( MONO ) Signal cable (supplied) To Mini D-Sub 15 pin connector on the plasma monitor...
  • Page 16: Connecting Your Pc Or Macintosh Computer

    Connecting Your PC or Macintosh Computer Connecting your PC or Macintosh computer to your plasma monitor will enable you to display your computer’s screen image for an impressive presentation. The plasma monitor supports the signals described on page 55. To connect a PC, Macintosh or compatible graphics adapter, simply: 1.
  • Page 17: External Speaker Connections

    External Speaker Connections External speakers (option) may be connected to the plasma monitor to reproduce sound from VIDEO, DVD or RGB signal sources. External speakers may be connected directly to the SPEAKERS terminals or indirectly by connecting a stereo system amplifier to the audio outputs. CAUTION: Unplug the plasma monitor and all connected components before connecting external speakers.
  • Page 18: Pin Assignments And Signal Levels For 15 Pin Rgb (Analog)

    Pin Assignments and Signal Levels for 15 pin RGB (Analog) 10 9 15 14 13 12 11 Pin Configuration and Signal of the RGB 3 IN Connector (DVI Connector) The unit is equipped with a type of connector commonly used for both analog and digital. (Functionally, this cannot be used for an analog input.) (TMDS can be used for one link only.)
  • Page 19: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations POWER To turn the unit ON and OFF: 1. Plug the power cord into an active AC power outlet. 2. Press the POWER ON button (on the remote control) to turn on the unit. The monitor’s POWER/STANDBY indicator will light up (green) when the unit is on.
  • Page 20: Off Timer

    OFF TIMER To set the off timer: The off timer can be set to turn the power off after 30, 60, 90 or 120 minutes. 1. Press the OFF TIMER button to start the timer at 30 minutes. 2. Press the OFF TIMER button to the desired time. 3.
  • Page 21: Wide Operations

    WIDE Operations Watching with a wide screen With this function, you can select one of four screen sizes. When watching videos or digital video discs 1. Press the WIDE button on the remote control. 2. Within 3 seconds ... Press the WIDE button again. The screen size switches as follows: →...
  • Page 22: Watching Computer Images With A Wide Screen

    Watching computer images with a wide screen Switch to the wide screen mode to expand the 4 : 3 image to fill the entire screen. 1. Press the WIDE button on the remote control. 2. Within 3 seconds ... Press the WIDE button again. The screen size switches as follows: →...
  • Page 23: Multi Screen Operations

    MULTI SCREEN Operations Showing a couple of pictures on the screen at the same time * An RGB-input picture may not be displayed in these modes, depending on the input signal specifications. 1. Press the MULTI button to select a screen mode from among single mode, side by side, and picture in picture.
  • Page 24: Operations In The Picture-In-Picture Mode

    Operations in the Picture-in-picture mode To move the position of the sub screen, press the cursor button. VIDEO1 RGB/PC1 button VIDEO1 RGB/PC1 To change the size of the sub screen, press the ZOOM / button. VIDEO1 RGB/PC1 VIDEO1 RGB/PC1 ZOOM— button ZOOM+ VIDEO1...
  • Page 25: Osm Controls

    (On Screen Menu) Menu Operations The OSM window is displayed with respect to the screen as shown on the diagram. * Depending on the screen’s mode, the OSM may be displayed differently. In the explanation, the OSM section is shown close up. M A I N M E N U PICTURE SOUND...
  • Page 26 Main menu Sub menu PICTURE CONTRAST BRIGHTNESS SHARPNESS COLOR TINT PICTURE MODE COLOR TEMP Main menu Sub menu SOUND BASS TREBLE BALANCE Main menu Sub menu SCREEN V-POSITION H-POSITION V-HEIGHT H-WIDTH AUTO PICTURE FINE PICTURE PICTURE ADJ. Main menu Sub menu FUNCTION OSM ADJ.
  • Page 27: Picture Settings Menu

    Picture Settings Menu Adjusting the picture The contrast, brightness, sharpness, color and tint can be adjusted as desired. Example: Adjusting the contrast Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then... 1. Use the L and M buttons to select “PICTURE”, then press the PROCEED button.
  • Page 28: Setting The Picture Mode According To The Brightness Of The Room

    Setting the picture mode according to the brightness of the room There are four picture modes that can be used effectively according to the environment in which you are viewing the display. Example: Setting the “THEATER” mode Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then...
  • Page 29: Setting The Color Temperature

    Setting the color temperature Use this procedure to set color tone produced by the plasma display. Example: Setting “1” Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then... 1. Use the L and M buttons to select “PICTURE”, then press the PROCEED button.
  • Page 30: Adjusting The Color To The Desired Quality

    Adjusting the color to the desired quality Use this procedure to adjust the white balance for bright pictures and dark pictures to achieve the desired color quality. Example: Adjusting the “WHITE BALANCE” Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then...
  • Page 31: Reducing Noise In The Picture

    Reducing noise in the picture Use these settings if the picture has noise due to poor reception or when playing video tapes on which the picture quality is poor. Example: Setting “NR-3” Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then...
  • Page 32: Sound Settings Menu

    Sound Settings Menu Adjusting the treble, bass and left/right balance The treble, bass and left/right balance can be adjusted to suit your tastes. Example: Adjusting the bass Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then... 1.
  • Page 33: Screen Settings Menu

    Screen Settings Menu Adjusting the Position, Size, Fine Picture, Picture Adj The position of the image can be adjusted and flickering of the image can be corrected. Example: Adjusting the vertical position in the normal mode Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then...
  • Page 34: Function Settings Menu

    Information Adjusting the Auto Picture ON ... The Picture ADJ and Fine Picture adjustments are made automatically. OFF ... The Picture ADJ and Fine Picture adjustments are made manually. Adjusting the position of the image V-POSITION ... Adjusts the vertical position of the image.
  • Page 35: Adjusting The Position Of The Menu Display

    Adjusting the position of the menu display Use these operations to adjust the position of the menus that appear on the screen. Example: Adjusting the position of the menu display Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then... 1.
  • Page 36: Setting The Power Management For Computer Images

    Setting the power management for computer images This energy-saving (power management) function automatically reduces the monitor’s power consumption if no operation is performed for a certain amount of time. Example: Turning the power management function on Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then...
  • Page 37: Power/Standby Indicator

    POWER/STANDBY indicator Power management POWER/STANDBY Power management mode indicator operating status Green Not activated. Standby Orange Activated. Suspend Activated. Activated. Description Horizontal and vertical synchronizing signals are present from the computer. No horizontal synchronizing signals are sent from the computer. No vertical synchronizing signals are sent from the computer.
  • Page 38: Setting The Gray Level For The Sides Of The Screen

    Setting the gray level for the sides of the screen Use this procedure to set the gray level for the parts on the screen on which nothing is displayed when the screen is set to the 4:3 size. Example: Adjusting the “GRAY LEVEL” Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then...
  • Page 39: Setting Rgb3 Adj

    Setting RGB3 ADJ. When the picture input from the RGB3 input terminal is distorted, select the most appropriate setting from among “1”, “2”, and “3”. Example: Setting “2” Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display MAIN MENU on the screen, then... 1.
  • Page 40: Setting The Time For "Inverse

    5. Once the setting is completed... Press the EXIT button to return to the FUNCTION menu. To exit the main menu, press the EXIT button twice. Information AUTO ... The brightness of the screen is adjusted automatically to suit the picture quality.
  • Page 41: Setting The Time For "Screen Wiper

    The 2nd line of the “WORKING TIME”: → 0M ↔ 3M ↔ 6M ↔ 9M ↔ ... ↔ 57M The 1st line of the “WAITING TIME”: → 0H ↔1H ↔ 2H ↔ 3H ↔ ... ↔ 12H The 2nd line of the “WAITING TIME”: →...
  • Page 42: Resetting To The Default Values

    The 2nd line of the “WORKING TIME”: → 0M ↔ 3M ↔ 6M ↔ 9M ↔ ... ↔ 57M The 1st line of the “WAITING TIME”: → 0H ↔1H ↔ 2H ↔ 3H ↔ ... ↔ 12H The 2nd line of the “WAITING TIME”: →...
  • Page 43: Options Settings Menu

    Options Settings Menu Setting the allocation of the audio connectors Setting the AUDIO 1, 2, and 3 connectors to the desired input. Example: Setting “AUDIO 1” to “VIDEO 2” Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then... 1.
  • Page 44: Setting A Computer Image To The Correct Rgb Select Screen

    Setting a computer image to the correct RGB select screen With the computer image, select the RGB Select mode for a moving image such as (video) mode, wide mode or digital broadcast. Example: Setting the “RGB SELECT” mode to “MOTION ” Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then...
  • Page 45: Setting High Definition Images To The Suitable Screen Size

    Setting high definition images to the suitable screen size Use this procedure to set whether the number of vertical lines of the input high definition image is 1035 or 1080. Example: Setting the “1080B” mode to “1035I” Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then...
  • Page 46: Information Menu

    Information Menu Checking the frequencies, polarities of input signals, and resolution Use this function to check the frequencies and polarities of the signals currently being input from a computer, etc. Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then... 1.
  • Page 47: Setting The Video Signal Format

    Setting the video signal format Use these operations to set the video signal format. Example: Setting the video signal format to “3.58 NTSC” Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then... 1.
  • Page 48: External Control

    External Control Application These specifications cover the communications control of the plasma monitor by external equipment. Connections Connections are made as described below. External equipment plasma monitor e.g., Personal computer 1) Connector on the plasma monitor side: EXTERNAL CONTROL connector. Type of connector: D-Sub 9-pin male Pin Name No Connection...
  • Page 49: Command Reference List

    Command Reference List CMD1 CMD2 LEN 01. Power ON 02. Power OFF 03. Input Switch Change 04. VOLUME Gain Data 05. AUDIO Mute On 06. AUDIO Mute Off 07. CONTRAST Gain Data 08. BRIGHT Gain Data 09. SHARPNESS Gain Data 10.
  • Page 50: Volume Gain Data

    04. VOLUME Gain Data Function The external control equipment changes the VOLUME gain data of the plasma monitor. Transmission Data DFH 80H DATA00 DATA01 DATA02 CKS DATA00: USER SOUND Gain Flag DATA01: VOLUME Gain Flag DATA02: VOLUME Gain 00H: Step 0 0AH: Step 10 (Default) 2AH: Step 42 DATA00 DATA01 CKS...
  • Page 51: Color Gain Data

    10. COLOR Gain Data Function The external control equipment changes the COLOR gain data of the plasma monitor. Transmission Data DFH 80H DATA00 DATA01 DATA02 CKS DATA00: USER PICTURE Gain Flag DATA01: COLOR Gain Flag DATA02: COLOR Gain E0H: -32 * COLOR Gain is from -22 (EAH) to +22 (16H) only during video.
  • Page 52: Green Gain Data

    15. GREEN Gain Data Function The external control equipment changes the GREEN Gain Data of the plasma monitor. Note that this command can be accepted only when PRO is selected from COLOR TEMP. Transmission Data DFH 80H DATA00 to DATA03 DATA00: USER PICTURE Gain Flag DATA01: GREEN Gain Flag DATA02: GREEN Gain 1 (Bias)
  • Page 53: Balance Gain Data

    20. BALANCE Gain Data Function The external control equipment changes the BALANCE gain data of the plasma monitor. Transmission Data DFH 80H DATA00 DATA01 DATA02 CKS DATA00: USER PICTURE Gain Flag DATA01: BALANCE Gain Flag DATA02: BALANCE Gain EAH: -22 FFH: -01 00H: 0 01H: +01...
  • Page 54: Auto Picture Select

    26. AUTO PICTURE Select Function The external control equipment switches on or off the AUTO PICTURE of the plasma monitor. Transmission Data DFH 80H DATA00 DATA01 DATA02 CKS DATA00: USER PICTURE Gain Flag DATA01: AUTO PICTURE Select Flag DATA02: 00H: ON 01H: OFF DATA00 DATA01 DATA02 CKS DATA00: USER PICTURE Gain Flag...
  • Page 55: Osm Adj. Gain Data

    30. OSM ADJ. Gain Data Function The external control equipment sets the position of the OSM menu of the plasma monitor. Transmission Data DFH 80H 1AH 02H DATA00 DATA01 CKS DATA00: OSM ADJ. Gain Flag DATA01: 01H: 1 09H: 9 1AH 01H DATA00 CKS DATA00: OSM ADJ.
  • Page 56: Inverse Set

    36. INVERSE Set Function The external control equipment sets the INVERSE (inverse of image brightness) and the WHITE of the plasma monitor. Transmission Data DFH 80H C7H 03H DATA00 DATA01 DATA02 CKS DATA00 : INVERSE/WHITE 00H: No operation 01H: ON(INVERSE) 02H: OFF 03H: WHITE DATA01 : WORKING TIME...
  • Page 57: Picture Size Select

    40. BNC SELECT Function The external control equipment sets the BNC SELECT of the plasma monitor. Transmission Data DFH 80H 8CH 01H DATA00 CKS DATA00 : BNC SELECT 01H: RGB 02H: Component The plasma monitor returns the following ACK when setting the BNC SELECT: 01H DATA00 CKS DATA00 : BNC SELECT 01H: RGB...
  • Page 58: Color System Select

    45. COLOR SYSTEM Select Function The external control equipment sets the COLOR SYSTEM of the plasma monitor. Transmission Data DFH 80H 5CH 01H DATA00 CKS DATA00: 01H: 3.58NTSC 02H: 4.43NTSC 03H: PAL 04H: SECAM 0AH: AUTO1 0BH: PAL60 0CH: AUTO2 0DH: PAL- M 0EH: PAL- N 5CH 01H...
  • Page 59: Frequency Request

    47. FREQUENCY Request Function The external control equipment inquires the Horizontal frequency, Vertical frequency, Horizontal sync polarity, Vertical sync polarity, Mode, and Resolution of the plasma monitor. Transmission Data 0BH DATA00 to Horizontal frequency DATA00: Integer part 00H: 0 (No signal: 00H) FFH: 256 DATA01: One decimal place 00H: 0 (No signal: 00H)
  • Page 60: Video Adj Request

    49. VIDEO ADJ Request Function The display returns the video adjustments information by the external control equipment’ s request. Transmission Data 0CH DATA00 to DATA11 DATA00: RED Gain(Bias) D8H: -40 FFH: -1 00H: 0 IEH: +30 DATA01: GREEN Gain(Bias) D8H: -40 FFH: -1 00H: 0 IEH: +30...
  • Page 61: Audio Select Request

    50. Audio Select Request Function The external control equipment inquires the current combinations of audio and video inputs for the plasma monitor. Transmission Data The plasma monitor returns the following ACK: DATA00 DATA01 DATA02 CKS DATA00: AUDIO 1 01H – 0CH: VISUAL INPUT DATA DATA01: AUDIO 2 01H –...
  • Page 62: Table Of Signals Supported

    Table of Signals Supported Supported resolution • When the screen mode is NORMAL, each signal is converted to a 1024 dots 768 lines signal. (Except for * • When the screen mode is TRUE, the picture is displayed in the original resolution. •...
  • Page 63 *1 Only when using a graphic accelerator board that is capable of displaying 852 480. *2 This signal is converted to a 1024 dots *3 The picture is displayed in the original resolution. *4 The aspect ratio is 5:4. This signal is converted to a 960 dots 768 lines signal. *5 Normally the RGB select mode suite for the input signals is set automatically.
  • Page 64: Troubleshooting

    60 minutes. If the problem persists, contact your NEC dealer for service. *2 In the following case, power off the monitor immediately and contact your dealer or authorized NEC Service Center. The monitor turns off 5 seconds after powering on and then the POWER/STANDBY indicator blinks. It indicates that the power supply circuit or plasma display panel or, one or more fans have been damaged.
  • Page 65: Specifications

    Specifications Product Name PlasmaSync™ 50MP2 Plasma Monitor Product Code PX- 50XM2A Screen Size 43.5"(H) 24.5"(V) inches 1106(H) 622(V) mm diagonal 50" Aspect Ratio 16 : 9 Resolution 1365(H) 768(V) pixels Pixel Pitch 0.032"(H) 0.032"(V) inches 0.81(H) 0.81(V) mm Color Reproduction 256 levels, 16,770,000 colors Signals Synchronization Range...
  • Page 67 Copyright © by NEC Corporation...
  • Page 68 NEC Technologies Technologies , Inc. 1250 N. Arlington Heights Road, Suite 500 Itasca, Illinois 60143-1248 Printed on recycled paper Printed in Japan 7S800441...

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