Multi-Function LCD Projector
User's Manual


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    Multi-Function LCD Projector User’s Manual English Deutsch Français Italiano Español Svenska...

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    LIMITED WARRANTY Except as specified below, the warranty that may be provided by the dealer covers all defects in material or workmanship in this product. The following are not covered by the warranty: 1. Any product on which the serial number has been defaced, modified or removed.

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    NEC Technologies, the NEC Technologies Spirit icon and InstaCare are registered trademarks, and InstaCare Xpress and TravelCare are service marks of NEC Technologies Inc. NEC is a registered trademark of NEC Corporation. SMARTer Kids is a trademark of the SMARTer Kids Foundation. DLP is a trademark of Texas Instruments Inc. GT, RT and DT series projectors are covered by InstaCare three-day repair/return service only.

  • Page 5: Limited Warranty

    3. All products returned to NECTECH for service MUST have prior approval. To receive approval or for the name of the nearest NECTECH authorized service center, call NEC Technologies at 800-836-0655. 4. It shall be your obligation and expense to ship the product,...

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    DT100 Multi-Function LCD Projector User’s Manual English Deutsch Français Italiano Española Svenska...

  • Page 7: About Trademarks

    Thank you for purchasing the DT100 LCD Projector. Before operating your projector, please read this manual carefully. ● Features • 5 in 1: The DT100 offers five display functions from one machine. 1. Documents : 2. OHP 3. PC 4. Video 5.

  • Page 8: Warnings And Safety Precautions, Safety Precautions

    Make sure that no metallic or flammable material can get into the projector through the air vents. • Do not place any objects containing water on top of or next to the projector. • If foreign matter gets inside the projector: •...

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    The powerful rays passing through the lens may damage the eyes. • Do not put the projector in unstable places. • Do not put the projector in unstable places such as on unstable desks or slopes. Doing so may cause the projector to drop or turn over, resulting in injury.

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    • If not using the projector for a long period: • If you do not plan to use the projector for a long time, pull out the power plug for safety. • Disposal •...

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    • If you do not plan to use the projector for a long time, pull out the power plug for safety.

  • Page 12: Fcc Warning

    Equipment Regulations. For Europe Two types of power cables are supplied with the projector: Three-pin type for U.S.A and Canada; and Two-pin type for Europe. DO NOT REMOVE ANY SCREWS except the lamp cover screw and two lamp unit screws. You could receive an electric shock.

  • Page 13: Table Of Contents

    Adjustable feet ... E-16 Projection Distance and Image Size ... E-17 Typical Installation ... E-18 How to Connect Your Projector ... E-19 Connecting to a Personal Computer ... E-19 If images of a parsonal computer are not projected ... E-21 Input Signal Compatibility Table (PC video input) ...

  • Page 14: Part Names And Functions, Projector

    See page E-12 for details. Terminal panel This panel houses the terminals and connectors for connecting the projector to a PC, video, or other device. See page E-11 for details. Air vent A (Air filter) Cool air is drawn in from outside via this vent.

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    Scanner Materials or printed matter to be projected during OHP presentations are placed on the scanner. See page E-29 for details. Air vent B Air is expelled from this vent. Power cable connector See page E-18 for details. NOTE About the anti-theft lock •...

  • Page 16: Terminal Panel

    Video Source audio input terminal (stereo). Video Source (NTSC, PAL or SECAM) input terminal S-video (Y/C separation) input terminal DT100 stereo audio output terminal This stereo mini-jack outputs the currently selected audio source (PC or video source). Audio is output from PC during standby.

  • Page 17: Buttons (operation Panel)

    When VIDEO is selected, images from the VIDEO input terminal are projected. When OHP is selected, materials or printed matter placed on the projector scanner are projected. • These buttons adjust the OHP magnification. The left button reduces the image, while the right button enlarges the image.

  • Page 18: Buttons (adjustment Panel)

    ■ Buttons (Adjustment Panel) MENU button MENU button + / – button SET button * The menu screen and adjustment display are automatically turned off and the new settings are stored in memory after about 15 seconds if no button is pressed. * See page E-33 for details of menu adjustments.

  • Page 19: Remote Control

    Volume control buttons • Turns the projector lamp ON/OFF. • Only this button is valid when the projector lamp is turned OFF. • Images from the PC INPUT connector are projected when PC is selected, images from the VIDEO INPUT when VIDEO is se- lected, and materials or printed matter placed on the projector are projected when OHP is selected.

  • Page 20: Using Remote Control, Installing Batteries

    • Use the Remote control within about 6 meters (20 feet) and within an angle of 30˚ either side of a line at right angles to the front or back of the projector. Note that the distance will diminish as the batteries become exhausted.

  • Page 21: Installation, Installation Procedure, Adjustable Feet

    Adjustable feet CAUTION • Adjust both feet so that both sides of the front of the projector remain level. Failure to do so may result in the projector sliding or falling and becoming damaged. • Air for cooling is forcibly taken in through the air vent A at the bottom of the unit. If the vent is blocked by paper or cloth, the internal temperature increases, resulting in accidents or malfunctions.

  • Page 22: Projection Distance And Image Size

    • Position your projector so the sunlight or other bright light source does not strike the screen directly. If sunlight or other bright light strikes the screen directly, the image will appear white and difficult to see. If you are using your projector in a brightly lit room, draw the curtains or blinds to darken the area around the screen.

  • Page 23: Typical Installation

    ■ Typical Installation ;; ;; 1. Determine where to set up your projector and screen. Set up your projector on a strong and stable surface that is as level as possible. 2. Connect the supplied power cable and press the button.) 90°...

  • Page 24: How To Connect Your Projector, Connecting To A Personal Computer

    • To protect your projector and external input devices, make sure that all power supplies connected to these devices are turned OFF. • For details of how to use and connect external input devices to be connected to your projector, refer to the user's manuals accompanying them.

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    13 12 NOTE • The 15-pin RGB input and output connectors on your projector are for analog signals and cannot be connected to a PC supporting only a digital signal output. E-20...

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    Check the following if images of a personal computer are not projected, or projected incorrectly. ● If images are not projected If the external output signals from a personal computer are not input to DT100, "No PC signal" appears on the DT100 display. Check the following if "No PC signal" appears.

  • Page 27: Input Signal Compatibility Table (pc Video Input)

    ■ Input Signal Compatibility Table (PC video input) Signals marks by ● are compatible on the DT100. If there is a flicker or blur in the projected screen depending on PC model, adjust the screen using the "Sync adjustment" menu.

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    Unless in external CRT output mode, no signal will be output. ● IBM Desktop Models and Compatible IBM PC/AT and compatibles Monitor cable NOTE Connect only the Supplied signal cable if you are connecting the PC directly to your projector without using the PC's monitor. DT100 terminal panel S-VIDEO VIDEO-IN...

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    • The Power Mac display adaptor (M2681LL/A) is required with the Power Mac 6100. • Cannot be connected to iMac or iBook. E-24 Signal cable (supplied) Macintosh pin adaptor To PC-IN connector (not supplied) Adaptor (not supplied) To PC-OUT connector To PC-IN connector Signal cable (supplied) DT100 DT100...

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    • When you use a video source or laser disc player, be sure to close the materials cover. (If it is not closed, the glass over the scanner may vibrate and generate chattering noises.) Video deck To audio output terminals S-VIDEO VIDEO-IN PC-AUDIO TEST PC-OUT PC-IN DT100 terminal panel How to Connect Your Projector E-25...

  • Page 31: Operation

    Operation ■ Basic Operation of Input Devices PC and Video Source Preparation : Turn on the power of PC or video source. 2, 5, 6, 7 POWER LAMP ALARM Main control VIDEO Remote control VIDEO NOTE When you select PC or video source as the input device, the blue back is displayed and "No PC signal/No VIDEO signal"...

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    Main control KEYSTONE Remote control ZOOM Remote control VOLUME Adjust the focus. Rotate the lens focusing ring until a sharp image is projected on the screen. Compensating keystoning Refer to “Compensating keystoning” on page E-32. Adjusting PC zoom Refer to “PC zoom” on page E-31. Adjusting volume Operation E-27...

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    • Do not pull out the power cable from the power outlet before turning off the lamp or the LAMP indicator turns off. Doing so may shorten the useable life of the lamp. • If you are not going to use your projector for an extended period, disconnect the power cable from the power outlet.

  • Page 34: Basic Operation In The Ohp Mode

    ■ Basic Operation in the OHP Mode The functions described here can only be used when your projector is set for OHP use. NOTE • In the case of the OHP projection (material projection), there may be distortion more or less because an ultra-wide lens is used.

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    The maximum scan size of materials or printed matter is 216 mm/8.5" (vertical) by 288 mm/ 11.3" (horizontal). When an A4-size document is placed in the projector, the scan sizes are as follows (the shaded section shows the area of the materials that is projected, or the "scan area".)

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    Select the external input device. Press the PC (Personal Computer) button for the input device. The display of the PC input image appears. * You can select the external input device by DT100 and Remote Control. Select the magnification. You can select the magnification using by the ZOOM buttons on the remote control.

  • Page 37: Compensating Keystoning

    After compensating keystoning, the resolution at the top (or bottom) of the image is deterio- rated and the small characters are hard to read. To prevent this, place the projector on a base as even as possible and set "Keystone" of the "Setting" menu to "0". (Refer to "Making Adjustment"...

  • Page 38: Making Adjustments

    ■ Making Adjustment Menu Structure Use buttons to show the menu display on the projected screen for various adjustments and settings. To show the main menu display, connect PC or video source, and press the MENU button (or button) with the power turned on. Select each submenu from the main menu. The transition diagram of the menu display is shown below.

  • Page 39: Description Of Menu Items, Image Adjustment

    Description of Menu Items Each menu display and items and functions to be set are described. Refer to "Basic Opera- tion" on page E-37 for information about setting. ◆ Image adjustment Image adjustment Contrast Brightness Blue Standard Quit <Image adjustment menu> ◆...

  • Page 40: Language Selection

    ◆ Video adjustment (Only when video source is selected as an input device) Vi d e o a d j u s t m e n t Tint Color Sharpness Standard Quit <Video adjustment menu> ◆ Memory (Only when PC is selected as an input device) Memor y Save Load...

  • Page 41: Projection Mode

    ◆ Projection mode P ro j e c t i o n m o d e Floor Rear Quit <Projection mode menu> ◆ Video select (Only when video source is selected as an input device) Video select AUTO PAL M PAL B,G,H,I PAL N NTSC 3.58...

  • Page 42: Basic Operation

    ■ Basic Operation The basic operation of each menu, “Image adjustment”, “Sync adjustment”, “Setting”, “Video adjustment”, “Volume”, “Language selection”, “Projection mode”, and “Video select” is described. Refer to E-41 page about the operation of the "Memory" menu. Main control MENU ADJUST VOLUME Remote control...

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    Main control MENU ADJUST VOLUME Remote control STANDBY VIDEO MENU AUTO ZOOM SYNC BRIGHT KEYSTONE VOLUME E-38 Press the button (or The menu display of the item selected for setting. In the "Image adjustment", "Sync adjustment", "Setting" or "Video adjustment" menu, select “Standard” and press the button (or button) to return the setting to the initial state at purchase.

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    Main control MENU ADJUST VOLUME Remote control STANDBY VIDEO MENU AUTO ZOOM SYNC BRIGHT KEYSTONE VOLUME Press the buttons (or to select “ON” or “OFF”. Input signal 1024 X 768 Lamp usage time Keystone Auto power off Start up screen Standard When adjusting in units of point The menu items required to be adjusted in units of point...

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    Main control MENU ADJUST VOLUME Remote control STANDBY VIDEO MENU AUTO ZOOM SYNC BRIGHT KEYSTONE VOLUME E-40 Press the buttons (or to adjust. S y n c a d j u s t m e n t Clock Phase Horizontal Vertical Standard Others...

  • Page 46: About The "memory" Menu

    ■ About the "Memory" menu When PC is selected as an input device and you make an adjustment for the size of an image, noises and flicker, or the vertical/horizontal positions, you can save the contents of the adjust- ment. You can then call up the saved contents of the setting. ●...

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    ● Loading Select "Memory" in the main menu. Memor y Save Load Quit Select "Load". L o a d 0 x 0 1280 x 720 1024 x 768 0 x 0 0 x 0 The message "Load ?" appears as below and if you select [YES], the selected item is loaded and the menu goes off automatically.

  • Page 48: Maintenance, Protection From Overheating

    Maintenance ■ Protection from Overheating Your projector is provided with internal protection circuits for preventing fire and damage to internal components caused by abnormal temperature rises inside. When the ALARM indicator is blinking: ● Action 1. Pull out the power plug from the power outlet.

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    Lamp unit cover is not securely in place. Problem in internal circuitry. E-44 Place your projector in an area having an ambient temperature of 0°C/32°F to 35°C/95°F. Place your projector well clear of surrounding objects such as walls, etc. Refer to "Do not block the air vents" on page E-4.

  • Page 50: Replacing The Lamp Unit

    ■Replacing the Lamp unit The life of the lamp used on this projector is 1400 hours.(This may shorten due to the conditions of use.) The lamp is designed to forcibly turn off in the case of a lamp possibly breaking if it is used beyond the lamp usage of 1500 hours.

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    NOTE • As a safety interlock, your projector lamp does not turn on unless the lamp unit cover is installed. • The lamp unit is sold with the air filter as a set. Therefore, replace the air filter at the same time as replacing the lamp unit.

  • Page 52: Cleaning The Air Filter

    • Always clean off dust from the outside (protruding surface) of the air filter. If you clean off the dust from the inside, this will reduce the effectiveness of the filter. • Do not forget to re-attach the air filter. Using your projector without an air filter may result in dust and dirt impairing the projected image.

  • Page 53: Troubleshooting

    The projector lamp does not light. • The lamp is blown. • The air filter has not been replaced. • The temperature inside your projector is too high. For protection, the • The lamp usage time has exceeded 1500 hours. No picture •...

  • Page 54: Specifications

    Specifications and design are subject to change without prior notice in the interest of product improvement. • We provide more information about our projectors through the World Wide Web at • LCD panels are inherently susceptible to bad pixels.

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    Printed in Japan 7000322-R01N...

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