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Please read these instructions completely before operating this LCD Projector.
This operating instruction book is designed for use with models PT-L759VU and PT-L759XU.
Illustrations in this manual show the PT-L759XU. Features may vary, so please read care-
fully.
LCD PROJECTOR
Operating Instructions
PT-L759VU /
Model No.
PT-L759XU

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  • Page 1

    Model No. Please read these instructions completely before operating this LCD Projector. This operating instruction book is designed for use with models PT-L759VU and PT-L759XU. Illustrations in this manual show the PT-L759XU. Features may vary, so please read care- fully.

  • Page 2: Dear Panasonic Customer

    This instruction manual provides all the necessary operating information that you might require. We hope it will help you to get the most performance out of your new product, that you will be pleased with your Panasonic LCD Projector. For your own protection and prolonged operation of your LCD Projector, please be sure to read the “Important Safeguards”...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Dear Panasonic Customer ... Important Safeguards ... Getting LCD Projector Features ... Started Contents of LCD Projector Box ... Product Information ... Before using the Remote Control Unit ... Standard Setting-up Positions ... Screen Requirements ... Turning the power on and off ...

  • Page 4: Important Safeguards

    Do not use attachments not recommended by Panasonic, as they may cause hazards. Do not use the LCD Projector near water; for example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, laundry tub, in a wet basement, near a swimming pool, etc.

  • Page 5

    Important Safeguards As a safety feature, the LCD Projector is equipped with a 3-prong grounded plug. The 3-prong grounded plug will fit only into a grounding type power outlet. If the plug does not fit, use an adaptor that is properly grounded or have an electrician install a grounded type outlet. Do not attempt to modify this AC plug.

  • Page 6: Lcd Projector Features

    High Brightness and Resolution 786 432 (1 024 X 768) pixels X 3 panels format, 3 100 lumen (ANSI) [PT-L759XU] / 2 400 lumen (ANSI) [PT-L759VU] offers clear images even when ambient light level is high. Compact and Lightweight Completely portable, you can give attractive presentations at any location by connecting the PT-L759XU/PT-L759VU to a computer or video equipment.

  • Page 7: Contents Of Lcd Projector Box

    LCD Projector Features Automatic Universal Power Supply This unit has an operating voltage range of AC 100 V - 240 V. Digital Zoom function Pressing the D.ZOOM button allows you to magnify the image up to 5 times. Dimensional Noise Reduction [PT-L759XU only] The video signal noise is reduced, so you can enjoy a beautifully sharp picture.

  • Page 8: Product Information

    Product Information LCD Projector Speaker Remote Control Sensor ... See page 11. Security Lock POWER Button/ POWER Indicator STANDBY(R) ON(G) See page 14. VOLUME+ / - Buttons ... See page 18. Adjust Buttons ... See pages 19, 22. AUTO SETUP Button ... See page 32. INPUT Button ...

  • Page 9: Remote Control Unit

    Product Information Remote Control Unit [ Front ] POWER Button ... See page 14. ENTER Button ... See page 19. MENU Button ... See page 19. Mouse Button ... See page 48. Click 1 Button ... See page 48. SHUTTER Button ... See page 18. D.ZOOM + /-Buttons ...

  • Page 10: Before Using The Remote Control Unit

    Before using the Remote Control Unit Load the 2 “AA” batteries in the Remote Control Unit Slide the lid in the direction of the arrow. Install 2 “AA” batteries as indicated inside the Battery Compartment. Battery replacement caution • Do not mix old and new batteries. Also never mix alkaline with manganese batteries.

  • Page 11: Top View

    Before using the Remote Control Unit Operating range of the remote control unit Point the remote control unit toward the remote control signal receptor on the front or the rear of the Projector to operate the Projector. Refer to the illustration below for the operating range of the remote control unit. <Top view>...

  • Page 12: Standard Setting-up Positions

    Standard Setting-up Positions The screen should be positioned so that it is not directly touched by sunlight or room light as this will wash out the colors of the picture making it hard to see. When possible, close all blinds, curtains, etc. and dim the lights. Also, the LCD Projector should be at a 90 angle to the screen for the best picture results.

  • Page 13: Screen Requirements

    Screen Requirements This Projector is used to project the image onto flat screens. However, the brightness and viewable range will vary depending on which type of screen is used. When selecting a screen, check the characteristics of the screen to ensure that it is suitable for the intended place of use.

  • Page 14: Turning The Power On And Off

    Turning the power on and off If the MAIN POWER switch on the LCD Projector is turned off while the cooling fan is still operating, the operating life of the projector lamp will be shortened. Be sure to follow the procedures given below when turning the LCD Projector power supply on and off.

  • Page 15: Adjusting The Lcd Projector Projection Angle

    Adjusting the LCD Projector Projection Angle Adjusting the LCD Projection angle of the LCD Projector. When the projector is in the horizontal position, keystone correction is unnecessary and a correct image can be viewed. • Adjustment procedure Lift the front of the LCD Projector to the desired angle. While holding it in place, press the 2 adjuster buttons located under the right and left sides of the projector.

  • Page 16: Adjusting The Lens

    Adjusting the Lens If the LCD Projector is not set up so that it is horizontal, it will not be possible to obtain a distortion-free picture. Turn the adjusters in either direction to make fine adjustments to the level of the Projector so that the Projector is perfectly horizontal.

  • Page 17: Changing The Input Signal

    Changing the input signal (LCD Projector) (Remote Control Unit) [PT-L759XU only] Note • To turn off the input signal on-screen display, please see “Turning off the input signal display” on page 34. • There is only one audio system circuit provided for the VIDEO AUDIO IN terminals for S-VIDEO and VIDEO signals. Because of this, if using both S-VIDEO signals and VIDEO signals, it will be necessary to change over the connectors.

  • Page 18: Basic Lcd Projector Operation

    Basic LCD Projector Operation Adjusting the Volume The volume can be adjusted using the VOLUME +/- buttons on the LCD Projector or remote control. (Remote Control Unit) (LCD Projector) Turning off the sound If the MUTE button on the remote control is pressed, “Mute” will be displayed on the screen as shown in the illustration below and the sound will be muted.

  • Page 19: Menu Operation Guide

    Menu operation guide This section explains how to reach the desired selection or setting screens from the MENU screen. Refer to the page indicated for further details on each screen item. Press the MENU button. (The Main MENU screen will be displayed.) Use the arrow ( ) buttons to select an item, and then press the ENTER button.

  • Page 20: Main Menu

    Menu operation guide This section explains how to reach the desired selection or setting screens from the MENU screen. Refer to the page indicated for further details on each screen item. Press the MENU button. (The Main MENU screen will be displayed.) Use the arrow ( ) buttons to select an item, and then press the ENTER button.

  • Page 21

    Menu operation guide Returning adjustment values to the factory default settings (standard values) If “Reset” is selected while the “Second MENU” or an “Adjustment MENU” is displayed, the setting can be returned to the factory default setting. • During a second menu screen is displayed, chose the “Reset” and then press the ENTER button. All items displayed in the second menu return to the factory settings.

  • Page 22: Setting-up Positions And Changing The Projection Mode

    Setting-up Positions and Changing the Projection Mode The projection mode used by the Projector can be changed in accordance with the setting-up position. Including ceiling mounting, you may select from four direction types. At the time of shipment from the factory, the Projector is set to the No.1 “DESK/FRONT”...

  • Page 23: Setting The Screen Type

    Setting the Screen Type This LCD Projector is compatible with wide screen (16:9 ratio). If a wide screen is used and you set the screen type to 16:9 in order to project a wide (16:9) picture to fill the entire screen, pictures are correctly projected within the screen when projecting older (normal) 4:3 ratio pictures.

  • Page 24: Digital Variable Compression

    Digital Variable Compression The projected size of the input image can be reduced to the level you select. With this feature, you can match the input resolution. When projecting a signal within 1 024 X 768, you can reduce the image and adjust it to the original image quality.

  • Page 25: Keystone Correction Function

    Keystone correction function When the screen and projector are not level, a keystone (trapezoid) image may occur. This can be corrected by doing the following. The procedure and on-screen displays below are based on RGB as the input signal. (See page 17.) •...

  • Page 26: Signals That Can Be Input

    Signals that can be Input The projection mode will be matched automatically to one of the modes which have been pre-set inside the Projector. If a signal which differs greatly from any of the types listed below is input, the picture image may not be displayed correctly, or a blue background may be displayed.

  • Page 27

    Signals that can be Input Component Signals (YP Display mode name 480 i 480 p *720 p *1 080 i 625 i * Changing the number of dots to be displayed to within 1 024 X 768 may cause a portion of information to be omitted, or the image quality to be degraded.

  • Page 28

    Signals that can be Input S-VIDEO/VIDEO Signal Format Selection If the correct signal format is not selected and the picture does not appear normal when VIDEO or S-VIDEO signal is being input, select the format by the following procedure. This function is set to “AUTO” at the time of shipment from the factory, so that the Projector can normally be used with this setting.

  • Page 29: Selecting The Image Quality

    Selecting the Image Quality This LCD Projector can select NATURAL or DYNAMIC as the special characteristic of image quality. Follow the instructions below to select the image qualities you prefer. The procedure and on-screen display as shown below are based on RGB as the input signal from a personal computer. (See page 17.) •...

  • Page 30: Adjusting The Picture To The Desired Setting

    Adjusting the Picture to the Desired Setting The items which can be adjusted will vary depending on the type of input signal. The adjustment procedure below describes the on-screen displays when the S-VIDEO signal or the VIDEO signal is being projected. (See page 17.) •...

  • Page 31: Adjusting The White Balance

    Adjusting the White Balance The picture may become over-saturated with red or blue color, and the white color may not be at the desired degree of whiteness. In such cases, adjust the white balance by the following procedure. The procedure and on-screen display as shown below are based on RGB as the input signal from a personal computer. (See page 17.) •...

  • Page 32: Using The Auto Setup Feature

    Using the Auto Setup Feature When RGB input signal picture is projected from a Personal Computer. It is possible to adjust the Vertical position, Horizontal position, Dot clock and Phase automatically (Effective only at the time of image is projected of RGB signal input except DTV format signal).

  • Page 33: Adjusting The Image Position, Dot Clock And Phase

    Adjusting the Image Position, Dot Clock and Phase Confirm the picture position, Dot Clock, and Phase. If the picture is not correctly positioned within the display area of the screen (the edge of the picture does not appear), adjust the picture position. (This only applies for RGB, YP [PT-L759XU only] input signal.) The items which can be adjusted will vary depending on the type of input signal.

  • Page 34: Using Other Useful Functions

    Using Other Useful Functions You may use buttons on the LCD Projector or remote control for the following operations. Selecting the Language for On-Screen Displays The language of the LCD Projector is set to English as the factory setting. To select one of six different languages for on-screen displays, follow the instructions below.

  • Page 35

    Using Other Useful Functions Changing to 16:9 (wide) screen format When a S-VIDEO/VIDEO or DTV Format (RGB, YP screen by the following procedure. This only applies for S-VIDEO/VIDEO and DTV Format signal. The procedure below describes the on-screen displays when the S-VIDEO signal or the VIDEO signal is being projected. (See page 17.) •...

  • Page 36

    Using Other Useful Functions Auto Lamp Off The power save function operates as follows: If the projector continues projecting for 15 minutes or more while there is no input signal to be projected, the light source will shut off automatically to save power. And, the projector will enter standby mode.

  • Page 37

    Using Other Useful Functions Information You can display the input signal type and lamp run time. Display items differ depending on the input signal. The procedure and on-screen display as shown below are based on RGB as the input signal from a personal computer. (See page 17.) •...

  • Page 38: Digital Zoom

    Using Other Useful Functions Digital Zoom You can enlarge and project specific portions of the input picture and select the enlargement ratio for this portion using the D.ZOOM +/- buttons on the remote control unit. (Remote Control Unit) • Press D.ZOOM + button the picture will become bigger. •...

  • Page 39: Projecting The Dtv Format Signal

    Projecting the DTV Format Signal A DTV Format Signal, such as DVD or digital broadcast, etc. can be input and projected with this Projector. When using this function, please refer to page following settings correctly. Setting of the RGB1/YP This LCD Projector allows input of RGB or YP terminal, but you will need to change the setting of the input signal selection manually when changing the signal to be input.

  • Page 40: Changing The Rgb2 In/rgb1 Out Terminal

    Changing the RGB2 IN/RGB1 OUT Terminal The RGB2 IN/ RGB1 OUT terminal of this projector allows you to easily change the RGB signal input. The procedure and on-screen display as shown below are based on RGB as the input signal from a personal computer. (See page 17.) Please refer to the connection on page function normally.

  • Page 41: System Configuration Example

    System Configuration Example Notes on system configuration • Turn off the power supply of each system component before connecting any of the components. • Read the instruction manual for each system component before connecting it. • If the necessary cables for connecting any system components are not supplied with the component or available as an option, you may need to fashion a cable to suit the component concerned.

  • Page 42

    System Configuration Example Example of connection to a Personal computer Diagram numbers correspond with numbers (see page 44.) Personal Computer Personal Computer [PT-L759XU only] 3 (PS/2 Mouse Cable) or 4 (MAC Mouse Cable) 2 (VGA MAC Adaptor) Note • The RGB input accepts signals from VGA, SVGA, XGA, SXGA (Compression), UXGA (Compression), and Macintosh compatible computers without the need for any additional hardware.

  • Page 43

    System Configuration Example Connecting D-sub 15-BNC5 (female) Adaptor Cable The Component signal (YP signal) can be input and projected with this LCD Projector. Please read the operating instructions regarding the output side of the component when connecting. Diagram numbers correspond with numbers (see page 44.) BNC-RCA Adaptor (not included) BNC Cable (not included) D-sub 15-BNC5 (female) Adaptor Cable...

  • Page 44: Video/personal Computer Cables & Adaptors

    Video/Personal Computer Cables & Adaptors These accessories are supplied in order to connect the LCD Projector to Personal Computer/ AV equipment. The numbers in the left column correspond with the numbers in the connection diagrams on pages CABLE/ADAPTOR D-Sub mini VGA Cable 15-pin (male) D-Sub mini...

  • Page 45

    Video/Personal Computer Cables & Adaptors [ RGB connector ] (On Projector) [ VGA MAC Adaptor ] [ Setting the DIP Switches ] [ DVI-D connector ] (On Projector) 17 9 [PT-L759XU only] Pin No. Signal name Ground for R Ground for G Ground for B Example: If your display type is 16 , set DIP switches 2 and 4 on the VGA MAC Adaptor to ON.

  • Page 46: Using The Serial Connector (rs-232c)

    Using the SERIAL connector (RS-232C) The serial connector which is on the side terminal board of the projector conforms to the RS-232C interface specifica- tion, so that the projector can be controlled by a personal computer which is connected to this connector. <Side terminal board>...

  • Page 47

    Using the SERIAL connector (RS-232C) Control commands The commands which the personal computer can use to control the projector are shown in the following table. Command Control Contents Power ON Power OFF Volume Audio Mute Video Mute Input signal selection RGB1 format selection RGB2 IN/RGB1 OUT selection...

  • Page 48: Wireless Mouse And Keyboard

    USB cable. To use a mouse connector other than the PS/2 port, purchase a separately sold mouse cable. • Consult a sales outlet when purchasing a separately sold mouse cable. The PT-L759XU/PT-L759VU is compatible with the following mice: PS/2 mouse, serial mouse, Macintosh, PC-98 series •...

  • Page 49: Removing And Attaching The Carrying Handle

    Removing and Attaching the Carrying Handle The LCD Projector Carrying Handle can be removed and attached. When the Projector is set up so that it need not be moved, you can improve the appearance of the Projector by removing the handle. Please follow the instructions below to remove and attach the carrying handle.

  • Page 50: Status Code Display Indications

    Status Code Display Indications Warning Indicators This LCD Projector has a STATUS CODE Display which calls your attention to problem conditions existing inside the LCD Projector. The LCD Projector displays a Status Code Indication each time an internal problem is detected. If any of the following indications appear in the STATUS CODE Display, immediately turn off the Main Power switch, and then see the chart to determine a course of action.

  • Page 51: Cleaning The Air Filter

    Place the LCD Projector up on its side as illustrated. Note • When transporting the PT-L759XU/PT-L759VU, grasp the carrying handle and place in a flat, stable place. Remove the Air Filter unit Hold the indent on the Air Filter unit with your hands and pull the Air Filter unit out of the LCD Projector.

  • Page 52: Lamp Replacement

    • The lamp used as the light source eventually wears out. The service life of the light source lamp used on the PT-L759XU/PT-L759VU is about 2 000 hours, but depending on the individual lamp’s properties and the usage conditions the lamp may no longer light after less than 2 000 hours (the lamp is affected by the number of times the lamp is lit and the time span until it is relit, and these may shorten the service life).

  • Page 53: Lamp Replacement Procedure

    Grabbing the handle, place the LCD Projector up on its side as illustrated. Note • When transporting the PT-L759XU/PT-L759VU, grasp the carrying handle and place in a flat, stable place. Remove the Lamp cover screws. First read caution and warning labels.

  • Page 54

    Lamp Replacement Install the new Lamp unit. Remove the Lamp from the LCD Projector and install a new lamp unit (ET-LA059X.) • Do not drop, impact of dropping may cause Lamp to explode. Replace the Lamp unit screws. Replace the Lamp unit screw and the Lamp cover screws using a screwdriver to tighten.

  • Page 55: Specifications

    S-Video Input: Mini Din 4-pin X 1 Y (luminance signal) : 1 V [p-p], sync negative, 75 C (chrominance signal) : burst 0.286 V [p-p], 75 PT-L759VU 1-1.3 zoom lens, F2.5-3.0, f45 mm- 59 mm Manual Focus 2 400 lm (ANSI) V-Frequency 50 Hz/60 Hz Refer to page 26.

  • Page 56

    100 V - 240 V AC (50 Hz or 60 Hz) Automatic 370 W 263 mm X 124 mm X 336 mm (10 - 6/16 X 4 - 14/16 X 13 - 4/16 ) 3.7 A - 1.5 A 6.3 kg (13.9 lbs.) FCC, UL, C-UL, CE, VDE, FDA PT-L759VU...

  • Page 57: Before Requesting Service

    Before Requesting Service If the LCD Projector unit fails, check the following before calling your dealer for service. Problem • The power cord may not be connected. • The main power switch on the Projector may be turned off. • The main power supply may not be supplied to the wall outlet. Power does not turn on.

  • Page 58: Cher Client

    à bénéficier pleinement de votre nouveau produit et que vous serez satisfait de votre projecteur à cristaux liquides Panasonic. Pour votre sécurité et pour assurer un fonctionnement durable de votre projecteur à cristaux liquides, veillez à lire attentivement la section intitulée “Notes importantes concernant la sécurité”...

  • Page 59: Notes Importantes Concernant La Sécurité

    Ne pas utiliser des accessoires non recommandés par Panasonic, car ils risquent de provoquer des dangers. Ne pas utiliser le projecteur près de l'eau; par exemple, près d'une baignoire, un lavabo, un évier, une cuve à...

  • Page 60

    Notes importantes concernant la sécurité Ne pas surcharger les prises murales et les cordons de rallonge avec trop d’appareils car cela risque de provoquer un incendie ou une décharge électrique. Ne jamais enfoncer d’objets de quelque sorte dans le projecteur à affichage à cristaux liquides par les fentes du boîtier, car ils pourraient toucher des points dangereux sous haute tension ou générer des court-circuits, qui risquent de provoquer un incendie ou une décharge électrique.

  • Page 61: Utilisation De L'indicateur Laser Sur La Télécommande

    • La lampe utilisée comme source lumineuse s’use éventuellement. La durée de vie de la lampe de source lumineuse utilisée sur le PT-L759XU/PT-L759VU est environ de 2 000 heures, mais selon ses propriétés individuelles et les conditions de son utilisation la lampe peut ne plus éclairer après moins de 2 000 heures (la lampe est affectée par le nombre de fois où...

  • Page 62

    Remarque Remarque • En transportant le PT-L759XU/PT-L759VU, saisissez la poignée de transport et déposez-le dans un endroit plat et stable. Retirer les vis du couvercle de la lampe. Lire tout d’abord les étiquettes d’avertissement et de danger. Ensuite, retirer les (2) vis du couvercle de la lampe avec une tournevis, et sortir le couvercle de la lampe.

  • Page 63: Lieber Panasonic-kunde

    Trade Name: Responsible party: Matsushita Electric Corporation of America. Address: One Panasonic Way Secaucus New Jersey 07094 Telephone number: 1-800-528-8601 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules, Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

  • Page 64: Wichtige Sicherheitshinweise

    Tuch nach. Reinigen Sie das Gerät weder mit einem chemischen Tuch noch mit einem Poliermittel, da derartige Reinigungsmittel das Gerät angreifen und ein Abblättern der Farbe verursachen können. Verwenden Sie ausschließlich von Panasonic empfohlene Zubehörteile, da die Benutzung anderer Zubehörteile Gefahren mit sich bringt.

  • Page 65

    Wichtige Sicherheitshinweise Trennen Sie sowohl den Netzstecker von der Netzsteckdose ab als auch sämtliche Kabelsysteme für den zusätzlichen Schutz des LCD-Projektors im Falle eines Gewitters, bei Abwesenheit oder bei einer Nichtbenutzung des Gerätes über einen längeren Zeitraum hinweg. Dies verhindert Beschädigungen am LCD-Projektor bei Gewitter und Spannungsschwankungen in der Netzleitung.

  • Page 66: Benutzung Des Laserzeigers Der Fernbedienung

    • Die als Lichtquelle verwendete Lampe kann unter Umständen verschleißen. Die Lebensdauer der im PT-L759XU/ PT-L759VU verwendeten Lichtquellenlampe beläuft sich auf etwa 2 000 Betriebsstunden. Abhängig von den individuellen Lampenwerten und den Benutzungsbedingungen kann sich die Lebensdauer jedoch auch verkürzen (die Lampe wird von der Leucht-Häufigkeit und der Zeitspanne zwischen den einzelnen Lampenbenutzungen beeinflusst,...

  • Page 67

    Halten Sie den Griff fest und stellen Sie den LCD Projektor, wie dargestellt, auf die Seite. Hinweis • Tragen Sie den PT-L759XU/PT-L759VU beim Transport am Tragegriff und legen Sie ihn auf eine ebene, stabile Fläche. Schrauben Sie die Lampenabdeckungsschrauben ab.

  • Page 68

    Professional/Industrial Video Panasonic Broadcast & Television Systems Company Division of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America One Panasonic Way 4E-7 Secaucus, NJ 07094 (201) 392-4443 3330 Cahuenga Blvd West Los Angels, CA 90068 (323) 436-3500 Technical Support: (800) 524 -1448 (800) 526-6610 FAX: (201) 392-6514 E-Mail: pbtssupport@panasonic.com...

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