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NEC PlasmaSync PX-42XM3W Model Information


PlasmaSync Plasma Monitor
PlasmaSync 42XM3
Model Information
Informations modèle
Información del modelo
Informazioni sul modello
нформация о модели


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  • Page 1 CONFIDENTIAL USER' S MANUAL PlasmaSync Plasma Monitor PlasmaSync 42XM3 PX-42XM3W Model Information Modell-Informationen Informations modèle Información del modelo Informazioni sul modello нформация о модели...
  • Page 2: Specifications

    CONFIDENTIAL Specifications For the operation of your plasma monitor, refer to “Operation Manual”. Screen Size 918(H) 518(V) mm (1.38") 1018 (40") 36.1"(H) 20.4"(V) inches (2.13") diagonal 42" Aspect Ratio 16 : 9 918 (36.1") Resolution 1024(H) 768(V) pixels Pixel Pitch 0.897(H) 0.675(V) mm 0.036"(H) 0.027"(V) inches Color Processing...
  • Page 3: Table Of Signals Supported

    CONFIDENTIAL Table of Signals Supported Supported resolution • When the screen mode is NORMAL, each signal is converted to a 768 dots 768 lines signal. (Except for * • When the screen mode is FULL, each signal is converted to a 1024 dots 768 lines signal. Computer input signals supported by this system Sync Polarity Presence...
  • Page 4 CONFIDENTIAL *1 Only when using a graphic accelerator board that is capable of displaying 852 480. *2 Display only 640 lines with the screen center of the vertical orientation located at the center. *3 The picture is displayed in the original resolution. The picture will be compressed for other signals. *4 Aspect ratio is 5:4.
  • Page 5: Operation Manual

    CONFIDENTIAL Operation Manual For the specifications of your plasma monitor, refer to “Model Information”. ENGLISH DEUTSCH FRANÇAIS ESPAÑOL ITALIANO У...
  • Page 6: Warnings And Safety Precaution

    CONFIDENTIAL Important Information Precautions 7. Do not attempt to service or repair the unit. The manufacturer is not liable for any bodily harm or damage caused if unqualified Please read this manual carefully before using your plasma monitor persons attempt service or open the back cover. Refer all service and keep the manual handy for future reference.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    CONFIDENTIAL Contents Installation ............ E-4 Reducing burn-in of the screen ......E-21 Ventilation Requirements for enclosure mounting ..E-4 Setting the gray level for the sides of the screen ..E-23 How to use the safety metal fittings and the screws for Setting the screen size for S1/S2 video input ..
  • Page 8: Installation

    CONFIDENTIAL Installation You can attach your optional mounts or stand to the plasma monitor in one of the following two ways: * While it is upright. (See Drawing A) * As it is laid down with the screen face down (See Drawing B). Lay the protective sheet, which was wrapped around the monitor when it was packaged, beneath the screen surface so as not to scratch the screen face.
  • Page 9: Creating A Video Wall

    CONFIDENTIAL Creating a video wall With built-in matrix display capability, you can create a 4-25 video wall. • Connect signal cables and remote cables as shown below. Video signal RGB/DVD/HD signal BNC connector BNC connector VIDEO Signal RGB signal/ RCA phono plug DVD/HD signal VIDEO Signal RGB signal/...
  • Page 10: Caution On When The Plasma Monitor Is Installed Vertically

    • Rotate 90° clockwise as seen from the front when installing. BNC INPUT D-SUB INPUT 90° RGB SELECT AUTO • After installing, check with the NEC logo mark as seen HD SELECT 1080B INPUT SKIP ALL RESET from the front.
  • Page 11: Part Names And Function

    CONFIDENTIAL Part Names and Function Front View VOLUME INPUT SELECT MENU/ENTER DOWN LEFT/- RIGHT/+ /EXIT VOLUME INPUT SELECT LEFT/ - RIGHT/ + MENU/ENTER DOWN /EXIT q Power t LEFT/– and RIGHT/+ Turns the monitor’s power on and off. Enlarges or reduces the image. Functions as the CURSOR ( ) buttons in the On-Screen Menu w Remote sensor window...
  • Page 12: Rear View/ Terminal Board

    CONFIDENTIAL Rear View/ Terminal Board A AC IN H RGB3 (DVI 24pin) Connect the included power cord here. Connect a digital signal (TMDS) from a source with a DVI output. B EXT SPEAKER L and R This input can be set for use with an RGB/PC3 (see Connect speakers (optional) here.
  • Page 13: Remote Control

    CONFIDENTIAL t MENU/ENTER Remote Control Press this button to access the OSM controls. Press this button during the display of the main menu to go to the sub menu. y CURSOR ( Use these buttons to select items or settings and to POWER STANDBY adjust settings or switch the display patterns.
  • Page 14: Basic Operations

    CONFIDENTIAL Basic Operations POWER OFF TIMER To turn the unit ON and OFF: To set the off timer: The off timer can be set to turn the power off after 30, 60, 1. Plug the power cord into an active AC power outlet. 90 or 120 minutes.
  • Page 15: Wide Operations

    CONFIDENTIAL WIDE Operations Wide Screen Operation 2.35:1 size screen (manual) With this function, you can select one of six screen sizes. When viewing videos or digital video discs 1. Press the WIDE button on the remote control. 2. Within 3 seconds ... Original image Press the WIDE button again.
  • Page 16: Wide Screen Operation With Computer Signals

    CONFIDENTIAL Wide Screen Operation with Information Computer Signals Supported resolution Switch to the wide screen mode to expand the 4 : 3 image See page E-2 of Model Information for details on the to fill the entire screen. display output of the various VESA signal standards 1.
  • Page 17: Menu Operations

    CONFIDENTIAL Controls (On Screen Menu) Menu Operations Note: The main menu disappears by pressing the EXIT The OSM window is displayed with respect to the button. screen as shown on the diagram. * Depending on the screen’s mode, the OSM may be Information displayed differently.
  • Page 18: Menu Tree

    CONFIDENTIAL Menu Tree :Shaded areas indicate the default value. ←→ button to adjust. The default value is at the center. : Press the :Menu items in a ruled box are available when the ADVANCED OSM is set to ON. Main menu Sub menu Sub menu 2 Sub menu 3...
  • Page 19: Confidential

  • Page 20: Picture Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Picture Settings Menu Reducing noise in the picture Use these settings if the picture has noise due to poor Adjusting the picture reception or when playing video tapes on which the picture The contrast, brightness, sharpness, color and tint can be quality is poor.
  • Page 21: Adjusting The Color To The Desired Level

    CONFIDENTIAL Adjusting the color to the desired level Making the Low Tone adjustments Use this procedure to adjust the white balance for each This feature allows more detailed tone to be reproduced color temperature to achieve the desired color quality. especially in the dark area.
  • Page 22: Audio Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Audio Settings Menu Image Adjust Settings Menu Adjusting the treble, bass and left/right Adjusting the Position, Size, Fine Picture, Picture Adj balance and audio input select The position of the image can be adjusted and flickering The treble, bass and left/right balance can be adjusted to of the image can be corrected.
  • Page 23: Option1 Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Option1 Settings Menu Setting the BNC connectors Select whether to set the input of the 5 BNC connectors to Setting the on-screen menu RGB, component or SCART1,2. This sets the position of the menu, the display format Example: Set the BNC INPUT mode to “COMP.” (horizontal or vertical) etc.
  • Page 24: Setting High Definition Images To The Suitable Screen Size

    CONFIDENTIAL Setting the Input Skip Information When this is ON, signals which are not present will be RGB SELECT modes skipped over and only pictures whose signals are being One of these 7 modes must be selected in order to transmitted will be displayed.
  • Page 25: Option2 Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Option2 Settings Menu Setting the picture to suit the movie The film image is automatically discriminated and Setting the power management for computer projected in an image mode suited to the picture. images [NTSC, PAL, PAL60, 480I (60Hz), 525I (60Hz), 576I This energy-saving (power management) function (50Hz), 625I (50Hz), 1035I (60Hz), 1080I (60Hz) only] automatically reduces the monitor’s power consumption...
  • Page 26 CONFIDENTIAL ORBITER INVERSE Use this to set the picture shift. Use this to set the inverse mode or to display a white screen. Example: Setting “ORBITER” to “AUTO1” Example: Setting “INVERSE” to “WHITE” On “ORBITER” of “LONG LIFE” menu, select “AUTO1”. On “INVERSE”...
  • Page 27: Setting The Gray Level For The Sides Of The Screen

    CONFIDENTIAL SCREEN WIPER SOFT FOCUS When this is set to ON, a white vertical bar moves Reduces edges and softens the image. repeatedly from the left and of the screen to the right end Example: Setting “SOFT FOCUS” to “2” at a constant speed.
  • Page 28: Setting The Screen Size For S1/S2 Video Input

    CONFIDENTIAL Setting the screen size for S1/S2 video input Option3 Settings Menu If the S-video signal contains screen size information, the Using the timer image will be automatically adjusted to fit the screen when This function sets the monitor to turn ON/OFF this S1/S2 is set to AUTO.
  • Page 29: Setting The Power On Mode

    CONFIDENTIAL Setting the power on mode PROGRAM TIMER This function sets the input mode at the time the power is This sets the day and time at which the power will be switched on. switched ON/OFF as well as the input mode. Example: Setting “VIDEO2”...
  • Page 30: Enabling/Disabling Remote Control Wireless Transmission

    CONFIDENTIAL Enabling/disabling remote control wireless ID number setting transmission When using more than one of these displays, this function This function enables/disables remote control wireless sets ID numbers so that operation of the remote control transmission. does not cause multiple monitors to operate at the same time.
  • Page 31 CONFIDENTIAL DIVIDER DISP. MODE Set the 4-25 video wall. Select the screen mode from between two options (Splitting, Blanking). Example: Setting “4” Example: Setting “BLANK” On “DIVIDER” of “VIDEO WALL” menu, select “4”. On “DISP. MODE” of “VIDEO WALL” menu, select VIDEO WALL “BLANK”.
  • Page 32 CONFIDENTIAL IMAGE ADJUST PLE LINK The position of the image can be adjusted and flickering Use this function to set a uniform brightness for each of the image can be corrected. display. Turn on the AUTO ID and set the DIVIDER (at 1, 4 or 9) Example: Adjusting the vertical position before the following operations.
  • Page 33: Advanced Osm Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Advanced OSM Settings Menu REPEAT TIMER Setting the menu mode Use this to set two timers. Each timer can use the This allows you to access full menu items. DIVIDER, SOURCE and WORK TIME. When P. ON DELAY or PLE LINK is ON, this won’t be Turn on the AUTO ID and set the DIVIDER (at 1, 4 or 9) turned OFF.
  • Page 34: Color System Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Color System Settings Menu Setting the video signal format Use these operations to set the color systems of composite video signals or Y/C input signals. Example: Setting the color system to “3.58 NTSC” On the MAIN MENU, select “COLOR SYSTEM”, then press the MENU/ENTER button.
  • Page 35: External Control

    CONFIDENTIAL External Control Pin Assignments Application mini D-Sub 15-pin connector (Analog) These specifications cover the communications control of the plasma monitor by external equipment. RGB 1 Connections Connections are made as described below. 10 9 15 14 13 12 11 External equipment e.g., Personal computer Pin No.
  • Page 36: Troubleshooting

    CONFIDENTIAL Troubleshooting If the picture quality is poor or there is some other problem, check the adjustments, operations, etc., before requesting service. Symptom Checks Remedy Mechanical sound is heard. • Maybe the sound from the cooling fans used to prevent over heating. The unit emits a crackling sound.

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