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Portable Projector
NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/
NP310/NP305/NP510W/NP410W
NP610S/NP510WS
User's Manual
The projector's model name indicated on the projector's label is NP610,
NP510, NP410, NP405, NP310, NP305, NP510W, NP410W, NP610S,
NP510WS, NP610G, NP510G, NP410G, NP405G, NP310G, NP305G,
NP510WG, NP410WG, NP610SG, and NP510WSG respectively.
All the models are referred to as NP610, NP510, NP410, NP405,
NP310, NP305, NP510W, NP410W, NP610S, and NP510WS through-
out the user's manual except some of the specification pages.
The NP405 and NP305 are not distributed in North America.
NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/NP510W/NP410W
NP610S/NP510WS

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  • Page 1 NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/ NP310/NP305/NP510W/NP410W NP610S/NP510WS User’s Manual The projector’s model name indicated on the projector’s label is NP610, NP510, NP410, NP405, NP310, NP305, NP510W, NP410W, NP610S, NP510WS, NP610G, NP510G, NP410G, NP405G, NP310G, NP305G, NP510WG, NP410WG, NP610SG, and NP510WSG respectively. All the models are referred to as NP610, NP510, NP410, NP405, NP310, NP305, NP510W, NP410W, NP610S, and NP510WS through- out the user’s manual except some of the specification pages.
  • Page 2 (3) Great care has been taken in the preparation of this user’s manual; however, should you notice any questionable points, errors or omissions, please contact us. (4) Notwithstanding article (3), NEC will not be responsible for any claims on loss of profit or other matters deemed to result from using the Projector.
  • Page 3: Important Information

    Important Information Safety Cautions Precautions Please read this manual carefully before using your NEC NP610, NP510, NP410, NP405, NP310, NP305, NP510W, NP410W, NP610S, and NP510WS projector and keep the manual handy for future reference. CAUTION To turn off main power, be sure to remove the plug from power outlet.
  • Page 4: Important Safeguards

    The Federal Communications Commission does not allow any modifications or changes to the unit EXCEPT those specified by NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc. in this manual. Failure to comply with this government regu- lation could void your right to operate this equipment. 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.
  • Page 5 WARNING • Do not cover the lens with the lens cap or equivalent while the projector is on. Doing so can lead to melting of the cap due to the heat emitted from the light output. • Do not place any objects, which are easily affected by heat, in front of the projector lens. Doing so could lead to the object melting from the heat that is emitted from the light output.
  • Page 6: Remote Control Precautions

    • Turn off the projector and unplug the power cable before cleaning the cabinet or replacing the lamp. • Turn off the projector and unplug the power cable if the projector is not to be used for an extended period of time.
  • Page 7: Lamp Replacement

    CAUTION: • DO NOT TOUCH THE LAMP immediately after it has been used. It will be extremely hot. Turn the projector off and then disconnect the power cable. Allow at least one hour for the lamp to cool before handling.
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Remote Control Precautions ... 10 Operating Range for Wireless Remote Control ... 10 2. Installation and Connections 1 Setting Up the Screen and the Projector ... 11 Selecting a Location... 11 Throw Distance and Screen Size ... 15  Making Connections ... 17 Enabling the computer’s external display ...
  • Page 9 7 Using the Optional Remote Mouse Receiver (NP01MR) ... 46  Network Setting by Using an HTTP Browser (except NP405 and NP305) ... 48 9 Using the VGA Signal Cable to Operate the Projector (Virtual Remote) ... 51 5. Using On-Screen Menu 1 Using the Menus ...
  • Page 10: Introduction

    DVI to VGA adapter (7N960234) The NP405 and NP305 do not come with the DVI to VGA adapter. Unless otherwise described in the user’s manual, the drawings for the projector cabinet show examples of the NP610. NP610S/NP510WS VGA signal cable...
  • Page 11: Introduction To The Projector

    Macintosh computer (desktop or notebook), VCR, DVD player, or document camera. You can use the projector on a tabletop or cart, you can use the projector to project images from behind the screen, and the projector can be permanently mounted on a ceiling* Do not attempt to mount the projector on a ceiling yourself.
  • Page 12: About This User's Manual

    • A variety of input ports and a comprehensive array of system control interfaces This projector supports input signals on the following ports: DVI-I connector (DVI-I 29 Pin) with HDCP compatible, 15pin D-Sub, composite and S-video. • AUTO POWER ON and AUTO POWER OFF features The AUTO POWER ON(AC), AUTO POWER ON(COMP1), AUTO POWER OFF, and OFF TIMER features eliminate the need to always use the POWER button on the remote control or projector cabinet.
  • Page 13: Comparative Table Of Main Features

    Comparative Table of Main Features The main features vary depending on the model as follows. NP610 NP510 NP410 NP405 NP310 NP305 NP510W NP410W Native Aspect Ratio (→ page 90, 92) Native Resolution (dots x lines* (→ page 90, 92) Screen Size (→...
  • Page 14: Part Names Of The Projector

     Part Names of the Projector Front/Top NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/NP510W/NP410W Zoom Lever (→ page 32) Focus Ring (→ page 33) Remote sensor (→ page 10) Lens Lens Cap This security slot supports the MicroSaver NP610S/NP510WS Focus Lever (→ page 33) Remote sensor (→...
  • Page 15: Rear

    Main Power Switch When you plug the supplied power cable into an active wall outlet and turn on the Main Power, the POWER indicator turns orange and the projector is in standby mode. (→ page 26, 38) 1. Introduction Monaural Speaker (7W) Ventilation (outlet) Heated air is exhausted from here.
  • Page 16: Top Features

    Top Features (POWER) Button (→ page 27, 38) 2. POWER Indicator (→ page 26, 38, 87) 3. STATUS Indicator (→ page 87) 4. LAMP Indicator (→ page 84, 87) 5. SOURCE Button (→ page 29) 6. AUTO ADJ. Button (→ page 37) 7.
  • Page 17: Terminal Panel Features

    9. PC CONTROL [PC CONTROL] Port (D-Sub 9 Pin) (→ page 98) Use this port to connect a PC or control system. This enables you to control the projector using serial communication protocol. If you are writing your own program, typical PC control codes are on page 98.
  • Page 18: Part Names Of The Remote Control

     Part Names of the Remote Control POWER MAGNIFY AV-MUTE MENU ENTER L-CLICK R-CLICK MOUSE VIDEO COMPUTER COMPUTER AUTO ADJ. S-VIDEO ECO MODE VOLUME ASPECT PICTURE FREEZE 1. Infrared Transmitter (→ page 10) 2. POWER ON Button (→ page 27) 3.
  • Page 19: Battery Installation

    • The projector will not respond if there are objects between the remote control and the sensor, or if strong light falls on the sensor. Weak batteries will also prevent the remote control from properly operating the projector.
  • Page 20: Installation And Connections

    21" (0.53 m) measured diagonally when the projector is roughly 30 inches (0.8 m) from the wall or screen. The largest the image can be is 300" (7.6 m) when the projector is about 407 inches (10.3 m) from the wall or screen.
  • Page 21 21" (0.53 m) measured diagonally when the projector is roughly 31 inches (0.8 m) from the wall or screen. The largest the image can be is 300" (7.6 m) when the projector is about 431 inches (11.0 m) from the wall or screen.
  • Page 22 60" (1.52 m) measured diagonally when the projector is roughly 35 inches (0.9 m) from the wall or screen. The largest the image can be is 110" (2.8 m) when the projector is about 66 inches (1.7 m) from the wall or screen.
  • Page 23 57" (1.45 m) measured diagonally when the projector is roughly 36 inches (0.9 m) from the wall or screen. The largest the image can be is 104" (2.6 m) when the projector is about 66 inches (1.7 m) from the wall or screen.
  • Page 24: Throw Distance And Screen Size

    Throw Distance and Screen Size The following shows the proper relative positions of the projector and screen. Refer to the table to determine the position of installation. Distance Chart [NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/NP510W/NP410W] α [NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305] Screen Size Diagonal Width Height inch inch inch...
  • Page 25: Reflecting The Image

    Using a mirror to reflect your projector’s image enables you to enjoy a much larger image when a smaller space is required. Contact your NEC dealer if you need a mirror system. If you’re using a mirror system and your image is inverted, use the MENU and ...
  • Page 26: Making Connections

    Usually, the combination of the “Fn” key along with one of the 12 function keys gets the external display to come on or off. For example, NEC laptops use Fn + F3, while Dell laptops use Fn + F8 key combinations to toggle through external display selections.
  • Page 27 This is because the projector will process a video signal as a computer signal at the default setting. In that case, do the following. * When an image is displayed with the lower and upper black portion of the screen or a dark image is not displayed correctly: Project an image to fill the screen and then press the AUTO ADJ.
  • Page 28: When Viewing A Dvi Digital Signal (Except Np405 And Np305)

    When Viewing a DVI Digital Signal (except NP405 and NP305) To project a DVI digital signal, be sure to connect the PC and the projector using a DVI cable (not supplied) before turning on your PC or projector. Turn on the projector first and select Computer 2 (Digital) from the source menu before turning on your PC.
  • Page 29: Using Two Analog Computer Inputs Simultaneously

    Macintosh (Desktop type) NOTE: When the DVI to VGA adapter is not to be used for an extended period of time, remove it from the projector. Failure to do so may cause damage to the connector of the projector.
  • Page 30: Connecting An External Monitor

    Connecting an External Monitor VGA signal cable (not supplied) AUDIO You can connect a separate, external monitor to your projector to simultaneously view on a monitor the computer analog image you’re projecting. NOTE: • Daisy chain connection is not possible.
  • Page 31: Connecting Your Dvd Player With Component Output

    A component signal will be automatically displayed. If not, from the menu, select [SETUP] → [OPTIONS(1)] → [SIGNAL SELECT] → [COMPUTER1], and then place a check mark in the Component radio button. • Select the source name for its appropriate input connector after turning on the projector. [NP610/NP510/NP410/NP310/NP510W/NP410W/NP610S/NP510WS]...
  • Page 32: Connecting Your Vcr

    Connecting Your VCR S-VIDEO IN AUDIO IN Audio cable (not supplied) • Select the source name for its appropriate input connector after turning on the projector. Input connector VIDEO IN S-VIDEO IN NOTE: The AUDIO IN L and R jacks (RCA) are shared between the Video and S-Video inputs.
  • Page 33: Connecting To A Network (Except Np405 And Np305)

    The projector comes standard with a LAN port (RJ-45) which provides a LAN connection using a LAN cable. Using a LAN cable allows you to specify the Network Settings and the Alert Mail Settings for the projector over a LAN.
  • Page 34: Connecting The Supplied Power Cable

    Connecting the Supplied Power Cable Connect the supplied power cable to the projector. First connect the supplied power cable’s two-pin plug to the AC IN of the projector, and then connect the other plug of the supplied power cable in the wall outlet.
  • Page 35: Projecting An Image (Basic Operation)

    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) This section describes how to turn on the projector and to project a picture onto the screen. 1 Turning on the Projector NOTE: • The projector has two power switches: a main power switch and a control).
  • Page 36 NOTE: When no signal is available, the NEC logo, blue (default), or black screen will be displayed. When the projector displays the NEC logo, a blue or black screen, the projector will automatically switch to [ECO MODE].
  • Page 37: Note On Startup Screen (Menu Language Select Screen)

    NOTE: Immediately after turning on the projector, screen flicker may occur. This is normal. Wait 3 to 5 minutes until the lamp light- ing is stabilized. NOTE: If you turn on the projector immediately after the lamp is turned off, the fans run without displaying an image for some time and then the projector will display the image.
  • Page 38: Selecting A Source

    7. Restart the projector. The source you selected in step 5 will be projected. TIP: When the projector is in Standby mode, applying a computer signal from a computer connected to the COMPUTER 1 IN input will power on the projector and simultaneously project the computer’s image.
  • Page 39: Adjusting The Picture Size And Position

     Adjusting the Picture Size and Position Use the adjustable tilt foot, the zoom function or the focus ring to adjust the picture size and position. In this chapter drawings and cables are omitted for clarity. Adjusting the throw angle (the height of an image) [Tilt foot] (→...
  • Page 40: Adjust The Tilt Foot

    CAUTION: Do not try to touch the ventilation outlet during Tilt Foot adjustment as it can become heated while the projector is turned on and after it is turned off. 2. Push up and hold the Adjustable Tilt Foot Lever on the front of the projector to extend the adjustable tilt foot.
  • Page 41: Zoom

    Zoom [NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/NP510W/NP410W] Use the ZOOM lever to adjust the image size on the screen. FOCUS [NP610S/NP510WS] The image size can be adjusted electronically from the menu. To do so, follow the steps below. Adjusting from the menu 1. Press the MENU button. The menu will be displayed.
  • Page 42: Focus

    4. Use the  or  button to adjust the image size. 5. After completing adjustment, press the EXIT button three times. The menu will be closed. Focus [NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/NP510W/NP410W] Use the FOCUS ring to obtain the best focus. FOCUS [NP610S/NP510WS] Use the FOCUS lever to obtain the best focus.
  • Page 43: Correcting Keystone Distortion

     Correcting Keystone Distortion Correcting Keystone Distortion If the screen is tilted vertically, keystone distortion becomes large. Proceed with the following steps to correct keystone distortion NOTE: • The Keystone correction can cause an image to be slightly blurred because the correction is made electronically. •...
  • Page 44: Adjusting From The Menu

    Adjusting from the menu 1. Press the MENU button. The menu will be displayed. 2. Press the  button to select [SETUP] and press the ENTER button. The [GENERAL] screen will be displayed. 3. Press the  button to select [KEYSTONE]. 4.
  • Page 45: Adjusting With The Auto Keystone Function

    • Using keystone correction can cause the image to be slightly blurred because the correction is made electronically. TIP: If you have one of the following conditions, the projector’s Auto Keystone may not be performed correctly. • The screen is tilted •...
  • Page 46: Optimizing Computer Signal Automatically

    (→ page 64, 65)  Turning Up or Down Volume Increase volume Decrease volume TIP: When no menus appear, the  and  buttons on the projector cabinet work as a volume control. 3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) MENU L-CLICK...
  • Page 47: Turning Off The Projector

    CAUTION: The projector cannot be turned off for 60 seconds after the lamp is turned on and while the POWER indicator is blinking green. Doing so could cause premature lamp failure. 3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation)
  • Page 48: After Use

    NOTE: The NP610S, the NP510WS, the NP405, and the NP305 do not come with a soft case. Insert the projector with the lens facing upward NOTE: When placing the projector in the soft case, retract the tilt foot and the rear feet. Failure to do so may case damage to the projector. CAUTION: Use caution when putting the projector in the soft case immediately after the projector has been operating.
  • Page 49: Convenient Features

    4. Convenient Features 1 Turning off the Image and Sound Press the AV-MUTE button to turn off the image and sound for a short period of time. Press again to restore the image and sound. NOTE: • Even though the image is turned off, the menu still remains on the screen. •...
  • Page 50: Changing Eco Mode

    • The lamp life remaining and lamp hours used can be checked in [USAGE TIME]. Select [INFO.] →[USAGE TIME]. • The projector is always in [ON] for 90 seconds after the lamp is turned on and while the POWER indicator is blinking green. The lamp condition will not be affected even when [ECO MODE] is changed.
  • Page 51: Checking Energy-Saving Effect [Carbon Meter]

     Checking Energy-Saving Effect [CARBON METER] This feature will show energy-saving effect in terms of CO2 emission reduction (kg) when the projector’s [ECO MODE] is set to [ON]. This feature is called as [CARBON METER]. There are two messages: [TOTAL CARBON SAVINGS] and [CARBON SAVINGS-SESSION]. The [TOTAL CARBON SAVINGS] message shows the total amount of CO2 emission reduction from the time of shipment up to now.You can...
  • Page 52: Preventing The Unauthorized Use Of The Projector [Security]

     Preventing the Unauthorized Use of the Projector [SECURITY] A keyword can be set for your projector using the Menu to avoid operation by an unauthorized user. When a keyword is set, turning on the projector will display the Keyword input screen. Unless the correct keyword is entered, the pro- jector cannot project an image.
  • Page 53 To turn on the projector when [SECURITY] is enabled: 1. Press and hold the POWER button for about 1 second. The projector will be turned on and display a message to the effect that the projector is locked. 2. Press the MENU button.
  • Page 54 To disable the SECURITY function: 1. Press the MENU button. The menu will be displayed. 2. Select [SETUP] → [INSTALLATION] → [SECURITY] and press the ENTER button. The OFF/ON menu will be displayed. 3. Select [OFF] and press the ENTER button. The KEYWORD CONFIRMATION screen will be displayed.
  • Page 55: Using The Optional Remote Mouse Receiver (Np01Mr)

    7 Using the Optional Remote Mouse Receiver (NP01MR) The optional remote mouse receiver enables you to operate your computer’s mouse functions from the remote control. It is a great convenience for clicking through your computer-generated presentations. Connecting the remote mouse receiver to your computer If you wish to use the remote mouse function, connect the mouse receiver and computer.
  • Page 56 Operating your computer’s mouse from the remote control You can operate your computer’s mouse from the remote control. PAGE UP/DOWN Button: scrolls the viewing area of the window or to move to the previous or next slide in Power- Point on your computer. ...
  • Page 57: Network Setting By Using An Http Browser (Except Np405 And Np305)

    IP address of the projector has been set in the “HOSTS” file of the computer being used. Example 1: When the host name of the projector has been set to “pj.nec.co.jp”, access is gained to the network setting by specifying http://pj.nec.co.jp/index.html...
  • Page 58: Network Settings

    UPDATE ...Reflect your settings. NOTE: Close the browser after clicking [UPDATE]. The projector will automatically update your settings. TIP: Selecting [NETWORK SETTINGS] for [RESET] from the projector’s menu allows you to return the following items to the factory default. [DHCP]: DISABLE [IP ADDRESS]: 192.168.0.10...
  • Page 59 This option notifies your computer of an error message via e-mail when using wired LAN. An error message notification will be sent when the projector lamp has reached the end of its usable life or an error occurs in the projector.
  • Page 60: Using The Vga Signal Cable To Operate The Projector (Virtual Remote)

    9 Using the VGA Signal Cable to Operate the Projector (Virtual Remote) Using the utility software “Virtual Remote Tool” included on the companion NEC Projector CD-ROM, Virtual Remote screen (or toolbar) can be displayed on your computer screen. This will help you perform operations such as projector’s power on or off and signal selection via the VGA signal cable.
  • Page 61 1 Insert the accompanying NEC Projector CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. The folders in NEC Projector CD-ROM will be displayed. If the folders are not displayed, right-click the CD/DVD drive icon in Windows’ “Computer” (or “My Computer”) and select “Open”.
  • Page 62 1 Use the supplied VGA signal cable to connect the COMPUTER 1 IN connector of the projector directly with the monitor output connector of the computer. 2 Connect the supplied power cable to the AC IN of the projector and the wall outlet, and then press the Main Power switch to turn on the main power.
  • Page 63 Step 3: Start Virtual Remote Tool 1 Double-click the shortcut icon When Virtual Remote Tool starts for the first time, “Easy Setup” window will be displayed. Follow the instructions on the screens When “Easy Setup” is completed, the Virtual Remote Tool screen will be displayed. TIP: •...
  • Page 64 The Help screen will be displayed. • Displaying the help file using the Start Menu. 1. Click “Start”. “All programs” or “Programs”. “NEC Projector User Supportware”. “Virtual Remote Tool”. and then “Virtual Remote Tool Help” in this order. The Help screen will be displayed.
  • Page 65: Using On-Screen Menu

    3. Press the ENTER button on the remote control or the projector cabinet to highlight the top item or the first tab. 4. Use the  buttons on the remote control or the projector cabinet to select the item you want to adjust or set.
  • Page 66: Menu Elements

     Menu Elements Available buttons Source Highlight High Altitude symbol Thermometer symbol Key Lock symbol Menu windows or dialog boxes typically have the following elements: Highlight ...Indicates the selected menu or item. Solid triangle ...Indicates further choices are available. A highlighted triangle indicates the item is active. Tab ...Indicates a group of features in a dialog box.
  • Page 67: List Of Menu Items

     List of Menu Items Some menu items are not available depending on the input source. Menu Item COMPUTER1 COMPUTER2(DIGITAL)* SOURCE COMPUTER2(ANALOG)* VIDEO S-VIDEO PRESET DETAIL SETTINGS PICTURE ADJUST CONTRAST BRIGHTNESS SHARPNESS COLOR RESET CLOCK PHASE HORIZONTAL VERTICAL IMAGE OVERSCAN OPTIONS ASPECT RATIO POSITION...
  • Page 68 SOURCE NAME SOURCE INDEX HORIZONTAL FREQUENCY VERTICAL FREQUENCY SOURCE SIGNAL TYPE VIDEO TYPE SYNC TYPE SYNC POLARITY INFO. SCAN TYPE PROJECTOR NAME IP ADDRESS WIRED LAN* SUBNET MASK GATEWAY MAC ADDRESS PRODUCT SERIAL NUMBER FIRMWARE VERSION DATA CONTROL ID (when [CONTROL...
  • Page 69: Menu Descriptions & Functions [Source]

    NOTE: • When the component input signal is connected to the COMPUTER 1 IN connector, select [COMPUTER1]. • The projector will determine if the input signal is RGB or component signal. COMPUTER2 (DIGITAL & ANALOG) Selects the computer connected to your COMPUTER 2 IN (DVI-I) connector.
  • Page 70: Menu Descriptions & Functions [Adjust]

     Menu Descriptions & Functions [ADJUST] [PICTURE] [PRESET] This function allows you to select optimized settings for your projected image. You can adjust neutral tint for yellow, cyan or magenta. There are six factory presets optimized for various types of images.You can also use [DETAIL SETTINGS] to set user adjustable settings to customize each gamma or color.
  • Page 71 [GENERAL] Storing Your Customized Settings [REFERENCE] This function allows you to store your customized settings in [PRESET 1] to [PRESET 6]. First, select a base preset mode from [REFERENCE], then set [GAMMA CORRECTION] and [COLOR TEMPERA- TURE]. HIGH-BRIGHT ... Recommended for use in a brightly lit room. PRESENTATION ...
  • Page 72 [HUE] Varies the color level from +/− green to +/− blue. The red level is used as reference. Input signal Computer (RGB DIGITAL) Computer (RGB ANALOG) Component Video, S-Video Yes = Adjustable, No = Not adjustable, Yes* = depending on the signal NOTE: The NP405 and NP305 do not support “Computer (RGB DIGITAL)”...
  • Page 73: Image Options

    [IMAGE OPTIONS] Adjusting Clock and Phase [CLOCK/PHASE] This allows you to manually adjust CLOCK and PHASE. CLOCK ... Use this item to fine tune the computer image or to remove any vertical banding that might appear. This function adjusts the clock frequencies that eliminate the horizontal banding in the image. This adjustment may be necessary when you connect your computer for the first time.
  • Page 74 Adjusting Horizontal/Vertical Position [HORIZONTAL/VERTICAL] Adjusts the image location horizontally and vertically. - An image can be distorted during the adjustment of [CLOCK] and [PHASE]. This is not malfunction. - The adjustments for [CLOCK], [PHASE], [HORIZONTAL], and [VERTICAL] will be stored in memory for the current signal.
  • Page 75 NOTE: • When a non-computer signal is displayed, the [NATIVE] is not available. • When a signal with a higher resolution than the projector’s native resolution is displayed, [NATIVE] is not available. Resolution...
  • Page 76 Sample image when the appropriate aspect ratio is automatically determined NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/NP610S [Computer signal] Aspect ratio of incoming signal Sample image when the appro- priate aspect ratio is automati- cally determined [Video signal] Aspect ratio of incoming signal Sample image when the as- pect ratio is automatically de- termined NP510W/NP410W/NP510WS...
  • Page 77: Menu Descriptions & Functions [Setup]

    Use  or  button to large or reduce the projected image. TIP: To adjust the projected image size roughly, move the projector away or closer to the screen. (→ page 30). To fine adjust the zoom, use the [DIGITAL ZOOM] function.
  • Page 78 (→ page 78) • The projector is always in [ON] for 90 seconds after the lamp is turned on and while the POWER indicator is blinking green. The lamp condition will not be affected even when [ECO MODE] is changed.
  • Page 79 Setting Closed Caption [CLOSED CAPTION] This option sets several closed caption modes that allow text to be superimposed on the projected image of Video or S-Video. OFF ... This exits the closed caption mode. CAPTION 1-4 ... Text is superimposed. TEXT 1-4 ...
  • Page 80 Selecting Menu Display Time [DISPLAY TIME] This option allows you to select how long the projector waits after the last touch of a button to turn off the menu. The preset choices are [MANUAL], [AUTO 5 SEC], [AUTO 15 SEC], and [AUTO 45 SEC]. The [AUTO 45 SEC] is the fac- tory preset.
  • Page 81 NOTE: • This CONTROL PANEL LOCK does not affect the remote control functions. • When the control panel is locked, pressing and holding the EXIT button on the projector cabinet for about 10 seconds will change the setting to [OFF].
  • Page 82 • Selecting [ON] for [CONTROL ID] will make the remote control supplied with the projector inoperable. The buttons on the projector cabinet can be used. Neither can you operate the projector by using the optional remote control NP01RC that does not has the CONTROL ID function.
  • Page 83 • Using the projector at altitudes approximately 5500 feet/1600 meters or higher without setting to [HIGH ALTITUDE] can cause the projector to overheat and the protector could shut down. If this happens, wait a couple minutes and turn on the projector.
  • Page 84 This feature enables you to select composite video standards automatically or manually. Normally select [AUTO] and the projector will automatically detect the video standard. In the case where the projector has difficulty detecting the video standard, select the appropriate video standard from the menu.
  • Page 85 • To cancel the preset time, set [OFF] for the preset time or turn off the power. • When the remaining time reaches 3 minutes before the projector is turned off, the [THE PROJECTOR WILL TURN OFF WITHIN 3 MINUTES] message will be displayed on the bottom of the screen.
  • Page 86 • To enable the AUTO POWER ON (COMP1) after turning off the projector, wait 3 seconds and input a computer signal. If a computer signal is still present when the projector is turned off, the AUTO POWER ON (COMP1) will not work and the projector remains in standby mode.
  • Page 87: Menu Descriptions & Functions [Info.]

    The value informs you of the amount of lamp usage. When the remaining lamp time reaches 0, the LAMP LIFE REMAINING bar indicator changes from 0% to 100 Hours and starts counting down. If the remaining lamp time reaches 0 hours, the projector will not turn on regardless of whether the ECO MODE is set to OFF or ON.
  • Page 88 [SOURCE] [SOURCE NAME] [HORIZONTAL FREQUENCY] [SIGNAL TYPE] [SYNC TYPE] [SCAN TYPE] [WIRED LAN] (not available on NP405/NP305) [PROJECTOR NAME] [IP ADDRESS] [SUBNET MASK] [GATEWAY] [MAC ADDRESS] [VERSION] [PRODUCT] [SERIAL NUMBER] [FIRMWARE] Version [DATA] Version [CONTROL ID] (when [CONTROL ID] is set)
  • Page 89: Menu Descriptions & Functions [Reset]

    NOTE: Elapsed time of the lamp use will not be affected even when [RESET] is done from the menu. NOTE: The projector will turn off and go into standby mode when you continue to use the projector for another 100 hours after the lamp has reached the end of its life.
  • Page 90: Maintenance

    This section describes the simple maintenance procedures you should follow to clean the filters and replace the lamp. 1 Cleaning or Replacing the Filters The air-filter sponge keeps dust and dirt from getting inside the projector and should be frequently cleaned. If the filter is dirty or clogged, your projector may overheat.
  • Page 91 NOTE: Do not wash the filter with soap and water. Soap and water will damage the filter membrane. Before replacing the filter, remove dust and dirt from the projector cabinet. Keep out dust and dirt during filter replacement. NOTE: When you replace the lamp, it is also wise to replace the filter. The filter comes in the same package with your replacement...
  • Page 92: Cleaning The Cabinet And The Lens

     Cleaning the Cabinet and the Lens 1. Turn off the projector before cleaning. 2. Clean the cabinet periodically with a damp cloth. If heavily soiled, use a mild detergent. Never use strong detergents or solvents such as alcohol or thinner.
  • Page 93: Replacing The Lamp

    Do not touch them as the pieces of glass may cause injury. If this happens, contact your NEC dealer for lamp replacement.
  • Page 94 1. Remove the lamp cover. (1)Loosen the lamp cover screw • The lamp cover screw is not removable. (2) Push and slide the lamp cover off. 2. Remove the lamp housing. (1)Loosen the two screws securing the lamp housing until the phillips screwdriver goes into a freewheeling condi- tion.
  • Page 95 6. Finally, select the menu → [RESET] → [CLEAR LAMP HOURS] to reset the lamp usage hours. NOTE: When you continue to use the projector for another 100 hours after the lamp has reached the end of its life, the projector cannot turn on and the menu is not displayed.
  • Page 96: Appendix

    • Unplug the power cable after the cooling fans stop. • Move the projector to a cooler location if the room where you are presenting is particularly too warm. • Clean the ventilation holes if they are clogged with dust.
  • Page 97 • Check to see if you continue to use the projector for another 100 hours after the lamp has reached the end of its life. If so, replace the lamp. After replacing the lamp, reset the lamp hours used. (→ page 80) •...
  • Page 98 “Fn” key along with one of the 12 function keys gets the external display to come on or off. For example, NEC laptops use Fn + F3, while Dell laptops use Fn + F8 key combinations to toggle through external display selections.
  • Page 99: Specifications

     Specifications This section provides technical information about projector’s performance. Model Number NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/NP510W/NP410W Optical NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305 NP610/NP510: 0.63 inch LCD with Micro Lens Array LCD Panel (Aspect Ratio 4:3) NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305: 0.63 inch LCD (As- pect Ratio 4:3) Resolution 1024 × 768 pixels*...
  • Page 100 Protection (HDCP) is a system for preventing illegal copying of video data sent over a Digital Visual Interface (DVI). If you are unable to view material via the DVI input, this does not necessarily mean the projector is not functioning properly. With the implementation of HDCP, there may be cases in which certain content is protected with HDCP and might not be displayed due to the decision/intention of the HDCP community (Digital Content Protection, LLC).
  • Page 101 Protection (HDCP) is a system for preventing illegal copying of video data sent over a Digital Visual Interface (DVI). If you are unable to view material via the DVI input, this does not necessarily mean the projector is not functioning properly. With the implementation of HDCP, there may be cases in which certain content is protected with HDCP and might not be displayed due to the decision/intention of the HDCP community (Digital Content Protection, LLC).
  • Page 102 Meets Low Voltage Directive (EN60950-1, TÜV GS Approved) For additional information visit: US : http://www.necdisplay.com/ Europe : http://www.nec-display-solutions.com/ Global : http://www.nec-display.com/global/index.html For information on our optional accessories, visit our website or see our brochure. The specifications are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 103: Cabinet Dimensions

    7. Appendix  Cabinet Dimensions NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/NP510W/NP410W NP405/NP305 ADJ. AUTO SOURCE STATUS LAMP MENU FOCUS Lens center 308 (12.1") 78 (3.1") 76 (3.0") Lens center Unit: mm (inch)
  • Page 104 7. Appendix NP610S/NP510WS ADJ. AUTO SOURCE STATUS LAMP MENU FOCUS Lens center (12.1") (3.1") (3") Lens center Unit: mm (inch)
  • Page 105: Pin Assignments Of D-Sub Computer Input Connector

     Pin Assignments of D-Sub COMPUTER Input Connector Mini D-Sub 15 Pin Connector 11 12 13 14 15 Signal Level Video signal : 0.7Vp-p (Analog) Sync signal : TTL level Pin No. RGB Signal (Analog) Green or Sync on Green Blue Ground Ground...
  • Page 106: Compatible Input Signal List

    • Images above flagged with “*” are not supported by digital signal. • An image with higher or lower resolution than the projector’s native resolution (NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/ NP610S: 1024 x 768 / NP510W/NP410W/NP510WS: 1280 x 800) will be displayed with Advanced AccuBlend.
  • Page 107: Pc Control Codes And Cable Connection

    NOTE 2: Jumper “Request to Send” and “Clear to Send” together on both ends of the cable to simplify cable connection. NOTE 3: For long cable runs it is recommended to set communication speed within projector menus to 9600 bps.
  • Page 108: Troubleshooting Check List

    Video and Audio No image is displayed from your PC or video equipment to the projector. Still no image even though you connect the projector to the PC first, then start the PC. Enabling your notebook PC’s signal output to the projector.
  • Page 109  Sync on Green STATUS Indicator: Steady light  Orange  Green Flashing light Remote control model number: Projector Signal cable NEC standard or other manufacturer’s cable? Model number: Length: Distribution amplifier Model number: Switcher Model number: Adapter Model number:...
  • Page 110: Travelcare Guide

    Services offered with TravelCare This warranty allows customers to receive service on their product at the NEC and NEC-designated service stations in the countries listed herein when temporarily traveling internationally for business or pleasure. For details on services offered by the different service stations, please refer to the “List of TravelCare Outlets”...
  • Page 111 +65 6 274 2226 Email Address: ncare@nec.com.sg WEB Address: http://www.nec.com.sg/home.php (Regions Covered) Singapore NEC Corporation of Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. Address: 33rd Floor, Menara TA One, 22, Jalan P. Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Telephone: +6 03 2178 3600 (ISDN) Fax Line:...
  • Page 112 Date: TO: NEC or NEC’s Authorized Service Station: (Company & Name with signature) Dear Sir (s), I would like to apply your TravelCare Service Program based on attached registration and qualification sheet and agree with your following conditions, and also the Service fee will be charged to my credit card account, if I don’t return the Loan units within the specified period.
  • Page 113 3) Any fault in the attachments or associated products or components (whether or not supplied by NEC or its agents which do not form part of the Product covered by this warranty); 4) Any act of God, fire, flood, war, act of violence or any similar occur- rence;...
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