Panasonic PT-AX200E Operating Instructions Manual

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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions, Lcd Projector

    Operating Instructions LCD Projector PT-AX200E Model No. Before operating this product, please read the instructions carefully and save this manual for future use. TQBJ0236 NGLISH...

  • Page 2: Important Safety Notice

    This instruction booklet provides all the necessary operating information that you might require. We hope it will help you to get the most out of your new product, and that you will be pleased with your Panasonic LCD projector. The serial number of your product may be found on its bottom.

  • Page 3: Important Safety Notice

    IMPORTANT: THE MOULDED PLUG (U.K. only) FOR YOUR SAFETY, PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TEXT CAREFULLY. This appliance is supplied with a moulded three pin mains plug for your safety and convenience. A 13 amp fuse is fitted in this plug. Should the fuse need to be replaced, please ensure that the replacement fuse has a rating of13 amps and that it is approved by ASTA or BSI to BS1362.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    2. Connect with other devices See “Connections” on page 18. 3. Prepare the remote control See “Remote control” on page 11. 4. Start projecting See “Switching the projector on/off” on page 19. 5. Adjust the image See “Menu Navigation” on page 27. NGLISH Important Information Important Safety Notice...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    TEST PATTERN ... 39 Maintenance TEMP and LAMP Indicators ... 40 Managing the indicated problems ... 40 Care and Replacement ... 41 Cleaning the projector... 41 Replacing the lamp unit ... 42 Troubleshooting ... 44 Appendix Technical Information ... 45 List of compatible signals...

  • Page 6: Precautions With Regard To Safety, Warnings

    Do not place the projector on top of surfaces which are unstable. If the projector is placed on top of a surface which is sloped or unstable, it may fall down or tip over, and injury or damage could result.

  • Page 7: Cautions

    Strong light is emitted from the projector’s lens. If you place directly into this light, it can hurt or damage your skin. Do not look into the lens while the projector is being used. Strong light is emitted from the projector’s lens. If you look directly into this light, it can hurt and damage your eyes.

  • Page 8: Cautions When Transporting

    It is a good idea to clean the inside of the projector before the season for humid weather arrives. Ask your nearest Authorised Service Centre to clean the projector when required.

  • Page 9: Cautions When Installing, Cautions On Use

    The life of the lamp may be shortened or the projector may be turned off. See “TEMP indicator” on page 40. Do not set up the projector near high-voltage power lines or near motors.

  • Page 10: Accessories

    Precautions with regard to safety Accessories Make sure the following accessories are provided with your projector. Remote control for AA batteries for remote PT-AX200E (x1) control (x2) N2QAYB000194 Mains lead for continental Europe (x1) K2CM3FR00002 * The protectors for enclosed products, such as a plug cover or foam cartons must be treated properly.

  • Page 11: About Your Projector, Remote Control

    About Your Projector Remote control POWER button While the MAIN POWER button is on, switch between stand-by mode and projection mode. (page 19) PICTURE MODE buttons Switch to the best setting for a darker room. Switch to the best setting for a brighter room.

  • Page 12: Projector Body

    • Do not cover the ventilation openings or place anything within 50 cm (20") of them as this may cause damage or injury. • While the projector is not in use, keep the lens cover to protect the lens. 12 -...

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    • Do not cover the ventilation openings or place anything within 10 cm (4") of them as this may cause damage or injury. • The projector should only be used with the attached mains lead to ensure optimum performance and avoid damage to the projector.

  • Page 14: Setting Up, Screen Size And Throw Distance

    * The results above are approximate and may differ slightly from the actual measurements. NOTE: • Do not use the projector at a raised or a horizontally tilted position as it may cause malfunction of the projector. • Make sure the projector lens surface is parallel with the screen. You can tilt the projector body less than approximately ±...

  • Page 15: Projection Method, Front Leg Adjusters And Throwing Angle

    Projection method You can use the projector with any of the following 4 projection methods. To set the desired method in the projector, See “INSTALLATION” on page 38. Setting on a desk/floor and projecting from front INSTALLATION: FRONT/DESK Mounting in the ceiling and...

  • Page 16: Lens Shift And Positioning

    Setting up Lens shift and positioning If the projector is not positioned right in front of the centre of the screen, you can adjust the projected image position by moving the lens shift dials within the shift range of the lens.

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    When the projector position is fixed NOTE: • When the projector is located right in front of the screen and the lens shift dials is centred, you will get the best quality of the projection image. • When the shift lever is at the vertical limit of the shift range, you cannot move the lever to the horizontal limit, likewise when the shift lever is at the horizontal limit of the shift range, you cannot move the lever to the horizontal limit.

  • Page 18: Connections, Before Connecting To The Projector, Connecting To Component In/video In/s-video In

    Connections Before connecting to the projector Read and follow the operating and connecting instructions of each peripheral device. The peripheral devices must be turned off. Use cables that match each peripheral device to be connected. Confirm the type of video signals. See “List of compatible signals” on page 45.

  • Page 19: Switching The Projector On/off, Mains Lead, Power Indicator

    Orange Flashing NOTE: • While the projector is cooling the lamp, do not switch the MAIN POWER button off or unplug the mains lead. • The electric consumption in standby mode is 0.08 W. Disconnecting 1. Make sure the MAIN POWER is switched off and unplug the mains lead from the mains socket.

  • Page 20: Switching On The Projector, Switching Off The Projector

    NOTE: • • When starting up the projector, some small rattling or tinkling sound may be heard, or the display may flicker for the characteristics of the lamp. Those are normal and do not affect the performance of the projector.

  • Page 21: Projecting An Image, Selecting The Input Signal, Positioning The Image

    2. Adjust the projected image with the lens shift levers. See “Lens shift and positioning” on page 16. 3. Adjust the angle of the projector. Screw down the front leg adjusters and adjust the angle vertically. See “Front leg adjusters and throwing angle” on page 15.

  • Page 22: Remote Control Operation, Operating Range, Turning On The Button Backlight, Switching The Preset Settings

    NORMAL GAME 22 - NGLISH You can operate the projector with the remote control within the remote range 7 m (22'11"). Facing to the projector Ensure the remote control emitter is facing to the remote control signal receptor on front/back of the projector and press the required buttons to operate.

  • Page 23: Adjusting The Image, Switching The Aspect Ratio, Resetting To The Factory Default Settings

    Adjusting the image You can display the PICTURE and ADVANCED MENU menu items by pressing the PIC. ADJUST button. Press the button to switch between PICTURE and ADVANCED MENU menu. Press F G to select the required menu item and I H to adjust. PICTURE menu items PICTURE MODE, CONTRAST, BRIGHTNESS, COLOUR, TINT, SHARPNESS, COLOUR...

  • Page 24: Setting Your Own Colour Profile

    Remote control operation Setting your own colour profile You can adjust a selected colour individually and save and retrieve under the PICTURE MODE setting. Press the COLOR MANAGEMENT button to open the menu. PROFILE CURSOR PROFILE SAVE PROFILE DELETE PROFILE NAME CHANGE Adjusting the selected colour Select a colour and adjust COLOUR, TINT and BRIGHTNESS.

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    Saving a log setting as a profile Return to the COLOUR MANAGEMENT menu and save the stored log as a profile. Make sure that the PICTURE MODE is not switched. 1. Select the PROFILE SAVE menu and press ENTER The PROFILE SAVE menu is displayed. You can save the profile as USER1, USER2 and USER3.

  • Page 26: See "connections" On, Switching The Input Signal, Assigning The Functions For Shortcut

    Remote control operation Switching the input signal You can switch the input method manually by pressing the INPUT SELECT button. Press the button several times or press I H to cycle through the input methods as follows. The actual projected image will be changed in a while.

  • Page 27: Menu Navigation, Navigating Through The Menu

    Menu Navigation The menu system allows you to access functions which do not have their own dedicated buttons on the remote control. The menu options are structured and categorised. You can navigate through the menu with F G H I buttons.

  • Page 28: Main Menu And Sub-menu

    Menu Navigation Main menu and sub-menu The main menu has 5 options. Select the required menu item and press ENTER to display the sub-menu. NOTE: • Some default settings vary by the selected input signal. • Sub-menu items vary according to the selected input signal. •...

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  • Page 30: Picture Menu, Picture Mode, Contrast, Brightness, Colour, Tint, Sharpness

    PICTURE menu Remote control Control panel See “Navigating through the MENU” on page 27. See “Main menu and sub-menu” on page 28. PICTURE MODE Depending on the projection environment, you can use these preset parameter settings to optimise image projection. Press I H to cycle through the options. NORMAL DYNAMIC VIVID CINEMA...

  • Page 31: Colour Temperature, Dynamic Iris, Light Harmonizer, Advanced Menu

    Setting range: -8 to +8 NOTE: • To assure correct performance of the LIGHT HARMONIZER, do not interrupt the light on to the luminance sensor. See “Projector body” on page 12. ADVANCED MENU You can perform more detailed image adjustment manually.

  • Page 32: Favourite Save, Favourite Load

    PICTURE menu TV-SYSTEM When the video signal is changed, the setting switches automatically. You can switch the setting manually to match the video data. Press I H to cycle through the options. AUTO SECAM PAL-N PAL-M NOTE: • AUTO setting will select from NTSC/NTSC 4.43/PAL/ PAL60/PAL-M/PAL-N/SECAM.

  • Page 33: Favourite Edit, Signal Mode

    FAVOURITE EDIT You can edit the named memory settings. Deleting a memory setting 1. Select FAVOURITE DELETE and press the ENTER button. 2. Select the required memory setting and press the ENTER button. If you select ALL DELETE, you can delete all of the saved memory settings.

  • Page 34: Position Menu, H-position, V-position, Dot Clock, Clock Phase, Aspect

    POSITION menu Remote control Control panel See “Navigating through the MENU” on page 27. See “Main menu and sub-menu” on page 28. H-POSITION You can move the projected image horizontally for fine adjustment. Move left V-POSITION You can move the projected image vertically for fine adjustment.

  • Page 35: Position Menu

    Aspect ratio options and projection example If you apply the aspect ratio options to the projected image, the result will be as follows. The result may differ due to the input signals. See “Switching the aspect ratio” on page 23. VIDEO/S-VIDEO/COMPONENT Not available with 1 125 (1 080)/50i, 1 125 (1 080)/60i, 1 125 (1 080)/50p, 1 125 (1 080)/60p, 1 125 (1 080)/ 24p, 750 (720)/50p and 750 (720)/60p signals.

  • Page 36: Over Scan, Keystone, Auto Setup

    OVER SCAN is not available with COMPUTER signals. Shrink 36 - NGLISH KEYSTONE If the projector is aligned non-perpendicularly to the screen, or if the projection screen has an angled surface, you can vertically correct keystone. Image Enlarge Setting range: -32 to 32 NOTE: •...

  • Page 37: Function Button

    FUNCTION BUTTON Remote control Control panel See “Navigating through the MENU” on page 27. See “Main menu and sub-menu” on page 28. FUNCTION BUTTON You can assign a frequently used menu option to the FUNCTION button for shortcut. Press I H to select the required menu option and press the ENTER button.

  • Page 38: Option Menu, Input Guide, Osd Design, Osd Position, Back Colour, Startup Logo, Auto Search

    NGLISH BACK COLOUR You can choose a screen colour from BLUE or BLACK for when the projector is idle. Press I H to select. STARTUP LOGO You can switch the logo on/off that is displayed when starting up the projector. Press I H to select the required option.

  • Page 39: Sleep, Altitude, Lamp Power, Lamp Runtime, Test Pattern

    SLEEP You can select the required duration of time and set the off timer to turn off the power of the projector automatically. 3 minutes before turn-off, the countdown of minutes will be displayed in the lower right corner. Press I H to cycle through the options.

  • Page 40: Temp And Lamp Indicators, Managing The Indicated Problems

    4. Turn on the projector in the correct way and confirm the indicator is not indicating a problem any longer. NOTE: • If no problem is found or the problem remains, do not turn on the projector. Instead contact an Authorised Service Centre. LAMP indicator Illuminating red...

  • Page 41: Care And Replacement, Cleaning The Projector

    Make sure no dirt or dust remains on the surface of the lens. It will be enlarged and projected onto a screen. Cleaning the air filter If the air filter is excessively dirty, the internal temperature of the projector increases and may cause malfunction. Clean the air filter regularly every 100 hours of usage.

  • Page 42: Replacing The Lamp Unit

    Prepare a Phillips-head screwdriver. Contact an Authorised Service Centre to purchase a replacement lamp unit (ET-LAX100). When the projector is mounted in the ceiling, do not work directly under the projector or put your face closer to the projector. NOTE: •...

  • Page 43: Resetting The Lamp Runtime

    If the lamp usage time has passed 2 000 hours (when LAMP POWER has been set to NORMAL), the projector will switch to standby mode after approximately 10 minutes of operation. The resetting procedure should thus be completed within 10 minutes.

  • Page 44: Troubleshooting

    The lens cover may still be attached to the lens. The lens focus may not have been set correctly. The projector may not be at the correct distance from the screen. The lens may be dirty. The projector may be tilted too much.

  • Page 45: Technical Information, List Of Compatible Signals

    Technical Information List of compatible signals Signal Display mode NTSC/NTSC 4.43/ PAL-M/PAL60 PAL/PAL-N/SECAM 525i (480i) 525i 625i (576i) 625i 525p (480p) 525p 625p (576p) 625p 1 125 (1 080)/60i 1 125/60i 1 125 (1 080)/50i 1 125/50i 1 125 (1 080)/24p 1 125/24p 1 125 (1 080)/60p 1 125/60p...

  • Page 46: Serial Terminal

    3 bytes (02h) The projector can not receive any command for 10 seconds after the lamp is switched on. Wait 10 seconds before sending the command. If sending multiple commands, check that a response has been received from the projector for one command before sending the next command.

  • Page 47: Communication Settings, Control Commands

    Communication settings Signal level RS-232C Sync. method Asynchronous Baud rate 9 600 bps Parity None Control commands Command Control contents POWER ON POWER OFF INPUT MAIN ENTER RETURN OCU/OCD/ Navigation buttons OCL/OCR DEFAULT FREEZE SLEEP BLANK PICTURE ASPECT PICTURE MODE Inquiry commands Command Control contents...

  • Page 48: Specifications

    Technical Information Specifications Power supply Power consumption Amps Panel size (diagonal) Aspect ratio LCD panel Display method Drive method Pixels Lens Lamp Luminosity Operating environment Horizontal scanning frequency Scanning Vertical scanning frequency frequency (for RGB signal) Dot clock frequency COMPONENT (YP ) signals Colour system Projection size...

  • Page 49

    S-VIDEO IN VIDEO IN COMPUTER IN Terminals COMPONENT IN HDMI IN SERIAL Cabinet Dimensions Weight Certifications Power supply Operating range Weight Remote control Dimensions Ceiling bracket Projection screen Options Cables Serial adapter Single - line, Mini DIN 4p Y: 1.0 V [p-p], C: 0.286 V [p-p], 75 Single - line, RCA pin jack1.0 V [p-p], 75 Single - line, D - sub HD 15-pin (female) R.G.B.

  • Page 50: Ceiling Mount Bracket Safeguards

    The projector and the ceiling mount bracket are designed sufficiently safety though, make sure the safety cable provided with the projector is installed and attached to the security lock slot of the projector when mounting in the ceiling for safety and security.

  • Page 51: Dimensions, Trademark Acknowledgements

    Dimensions 395 (15-17/32) Trademark acknowledgements VGA and XGA are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation. S-VGA is a registered trademark of the Video Electronics Standards Association. HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.

  • Page 52: Index

    Index ...13 AC IN ...10 Accessories ...31 ADVANCED MENU ...12 Air exhaust port ...13 Air filter ...41 Replacing ...12, 13 Air intake port ...39 ALTITUDE ASPECT ...34 POSITION menu ...11 Remote control button ...23 Remote control function ...38 AUTO SEARCH ...36 AUTO SETUP ...38...

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    ...13 MAIN POWER Mains lead ...10 Accessory ...19 Connecting MENU ...12 Control panel button ...11 Remote control button ...27 Remote control function Menu ...28 Main menu ...27 Navigation ...28 Sub-menu ...31 MPEG NR Navigation buttons ...12 Control panel button ...11 Remote control button ...31 ...38...

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