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NEC MultiSync P404 User Manual

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Large Format Display
User's Manual
MultiSync P404
MultiSync V404
MultiSync P484
MultiSync V484
MultiSync P554
MultiSync V554
Please fi nd your model name in the label on the backside of monitor.


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  • Page 1 Large Format Display User’s Manual MultiSync P404 MultiSync V404 MultiSync P484 MultiSync V484 MultiSync P554 MultiSync V554 Please fi nd your model name in the label on the backside of monitor.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Index DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY ..........................English-1 Important Information ................................ English-2 WARNING ................................English-2 CAUTION ................................English-2 Safety Precautions, Maintenance & Recommended Use ....................English-3 Safety Precautions and Maintenance ........................ English-3 Recommended Use ............................English-3 Ergonomics ................................ English-3 Cleaning the LCD Panel ............................ English-3 Cleaning the Cabinet ............................
  • Page 3: Declaration Of Conformity

    Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. NEC is a registered trademark of NEC Corporation. OmniColor is a registered trademark of NEC Display Solutions Europe GmbH in the countries of EU and Switzerland. DisplayPort and DisplayPort Compliance Logo are trademarks owned by Video Electronics Standards Association in the United States and other countries.
  • Page 4: Important Information

  • Page 5: Safety Precautions, Maintenance & Recommended Use

    • Cable distribution system should be grounded (earthed) in accordance with ANSI/NFPA 70, the National Electrical Code (NEC), in particular Section 820.93, Grounding of Outer Conductive Shield of a Coaxial Cable. • The screen of the coaxial cable is intended to be connected to earth in the building installation.
  • Page 6: Contents

    VESA Mounting Interface (M6) Portrait installation • When using mounting accessories other than those that are NEC approved, they must comply with the VESA- Using wire with eyebolt compatible (FDMlv1) mounting method. • NEC recommends mounting interfaces that comply with UL1678 standard in North America.
  • Page 7: Mounting Location

    DO NOT install in areas where the unit will be subjected LED Indicator to strong vibrations and dust. • When using the display in the portrait position, the NEC • DO NOT install near where the main power supply enters logo ornament position can be changed.
  • Page 8: Attaching Mounting Accessories

    The protective sheet was wrapped around the LCD in the original packaging. Make sure there is nothing on the table that can damage the monitor. When using mounting accessories other than NEC compliant and approved, they must comply with the VESA-compatible Figure 2 mounting method.
  • Page 9: Ventilation Requirements

    4. Installing and removing optional table 5. Ventilation Requirements top stand When mounting in an enclosed space or recessed area, leave adequate room between the monitor and the enclosure CAUTION: Installing and removing the stand must be done to allow heat to disperse, as shown below. by two or more people.
  • Page 10: Parts Name And Functions

    Parts Name and Functions Control Panel ³ º POWER button ( MENU/EXIT button (MENU/EXIT) Switches the power on/standby. See also page 18. Activates the OSD menu when the OSD menu is turned off. Acts as EXIT button within the OSD to move to previous ·...
  • Page 11: Terminal Panel

    Terminal Panel USB Upstream ³ ¸ AC IN connector microSD card slot Connects with the supplied power cord. Insert a microSD memory card. To use Media player, please connect a microSD memory card to this port (See page 17). · Main Power Switch To install the microSD card slot cover, please refer to “Installing microSD card slot cover”...
  • Page 12 EXTERNAL SPEAKER TERMINAL To output the audio signal. Red terminal is plus (+). Black terminal is minus (-). NOTE: This speaker terminal is for 15 W + 15 W (8 ohm) speaker. Internal speaker Option board slot Slot 2 type accessory is available. Please contact your supplier for detailed information.
  • Page 13: Wireless Remote Control

    Wireless Remote Control µ UP/DOWN button ( / ) Acts as button to move the highlighted area up or down to select adjustment items within OSD menu. Small screen which adjusted PIP (picture in picture) mode moves up or down. ¸...
  • Page 14: Operating Range For The Remote Control

    Operating Range for the Remote ACTIVE PICTURE button Selects active picture. Control Points the top of the remote control toward the LCD monitor’s MULTI PICTURE button remote sensor during button operation. ON/OFF button: Toggle switches between ON and OFF. See page 19. Uses the remote control within a distance of about 7 m (23 ft.) MODE button: Selects a mode from PIP (picture in picture) from remote control sensor or at a horizontal and vertical...
  • Page 15: Setup

    Setup 1. Determine the installation location NEC recommends the following battery use: • Place “AAA” size batteries matching the (+) and (-) signs CAUTION: Installing your LCD monitor must be done by a on each battery to the (+) and (-) signs of the battery qualifi...
  • Page 16: External Equipment

    5. Switch on the power of all the attached external equipment When connected with a computer, switch on the power of the computer fi rst. 6. Operate the attached external equipment Display the signal from the desired input source. 7. Adjust the sound Make volume adjustments when required.
  • Page 17: Connections

    Connections NOTE: Do not connect or disconnect cables when turning on the monitor’s main power or other external equipment’s power as this may result in a loss of the monitor image. NOTE: Use an audio cable without a built-in resistor. Using an audio cable with a built-in resistor turns down the sound. Before making connections: First turn off the power of all the attached equipment and make connections.
  • Page 18: Connecting A Personal Computer

    Connecting a Personal Computer Connecting your computer to your LCD monitor will enable you to display your computer’s screen image. Some display cards may not display an image correctly. Your LCD monitor displays proper image by adjusting the factory preset timing signal automatically. <Typical factory preset signal timing>...
  • Page 19: Connecting A Usb Device With Usb Port

    Connecting a USB device with USB port USB1: USB downstream port (Type-A). Connect a USB compatible fl ash memory or a keyboard to Down Stream Port. USB2: USB upstream port (Type-B). Connect to a USB compatible computer with a USB cable. A USB compatible computer connected to USB2 can control the devices connected to USB1.
  • Page 20: Basic Operation

    Basic Operation Power ON and OFF Modes The LCD monitor power indicator will turn blue while powered on. NOTE: The Main Power Switch must be in the ON position in order to power up the monitor using the remote control or the Power Button.
  • Page 21: Power Indicator

    WIDE occurred. Please contact your nearest authorized Letterbox NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS service facility. Grey areas indicate unused portions of the screen. Using Power Management NORMAL: Displays the aspect ratio the same as it is sent The LCD monitor follows the VESA approved DPM Display from the source.
  • Page 22: Media Player

    Media Player Displays an Image and movie saved in the USB storage device or microSD memory card connected to this monitor. Top screen of the viewer • Select [SETTINGS] to change the media player settings. • While “AUTO PLAY” has been set to SLIDESHOW in SETTINGS, the monitor starts performing “AUTO PLAY” by the operation in below: - When the Media Player top screen is displayed on, a USB storage device is connected to the USB MP (Terminal Panel page 9) on the monitor.
  • Page 23 Motion image Supported formats File extension Video codec Audio codec .mpg, .mpeg MPEG1, MPEG2 MPEG Audio Layer2, MPEG Audio Layer3, AAC-LC (Abbreviation: MP2/MP3/ AAC) .wmv H.264, WMV Advanced@L3, MP3, WMV Standard WMV Simple & Main .mp4 H.264 MP3, AAC .mov H.264 MP3, AAC .fl...
  • Page 24: File Display Screen

    Compatible USB memory This device cannot recognize USB memory formatted in the NTFS format. Check the format if this device cannot recognize the connected USB memory. Format a USB memory in the FAT32 format or FAT16 format for using it in the Media Player. Refer to the Windows ®...
  • Page 25: Media Player Settings

    Media Player settings Select the icon in the fi le list screen or top screen of the Media Player to display the confi guration screen of the Media Player. The following settings can be confi gured on the confi guration screen. SLIDESHOW Menu Function...
  • Page 26: Network & Other Settings

    NETWORK & OTHER SETTINGS Below settings are for network setting and shared folder setting for media player. To set the settings, press SET/POINT ZOOM button of the remote control on the [NETWORK & OTHER SETTINGS]. NETWORK SETTINGS for MEDIA PLAYER Menu Function IP SETTING...
  • Page 27: Using Shared Sd Card Settings

    Using SHARED SD card SETTINGS Please set NETWORK SETTINGS for MEDIA PLAYER (See page 23) fi rst. Setting procedure 1. Open Monitor LAN control of the connected monitor then select SD-CARD VIEWER. 2. Select SEARCH to display monitor ID ADDRESS which monitor’s network is on the same network as the monitor. 3.
  • Page 28: Using Contents Copy

    6. SORT. Select sort type. The folders saved in the microSD are sorted based on what you selected in sort type. 7. Connect to the other monitor’s SD-CARD VIEWER then open them. By selecting SEARCH, displays the other monitor’s IP ADDRESS which is on the same network as the monitor is. Select Open new tab by right click or select Open new window by left click.
  • Page 29: Picture Mode

    Native display color gamut. Suitable for use with color managed applications. DICOM SIM. Setting that conforms to the DICOM standard for the Grayscale Standard Display Function. PROGRAMMABLE For “MultiProfi ler” software or the Hardware Calibration settings by NEC Display Solutions software (some OSD settings are disabled). MODE PURPOSE LUMINANCE Adjusts the overall image and screen background brightness.
  • Page 30 - When the selected PICTURE MODE is different from your computer’s ICC color profi le, you may experience inaccurate color reproduction. - MultiProfi ler software, developed by NEC Display Solutions, is highly recommended to provide extended color management features such as ICC profi le Emulation and Printer Emulation. The latest MultiProfi ler software is available on the NEC Display Solutions website.
  • Page 31 SPECTRAVIEW ENGINE is set to “OFF”: Selects picture modes by Picture mode in OSD menu or using Picture mode button on the wireless remote control. DVI, DisplayPort1, DisplayPort2, OPTION*, VGA (RGB), HDMI1, HDMI2 STANDARD sRGB CINEMA CUSTOM1 CUSTOM2 HIGHBRIGHT VGA (YPbYr), VIDEO, MP STANDARD CINEMA CUSTOM1...
  • Page 32: Osd (On-Screen-Display) Controls

    OSD (On-Screen-Display) Controls NOTE: Some functions may not be available depending on the model or optional equipment. Input source Main Menu Icons MULTI-INPUT OPTION PICTURE MODE PICTURE MODE SVE-1 SETTING Main Menu Item BRIGHTNESS PRESET PROGRAMMABLE1 GAMMA LUMINANCE 100 % COLOR BLACK CONTRAST...
  • Page 33: Input

    Special gamma for certain types of movies. Raises the dark parts and lowers the light parts of the image (S-Curve). DICOM SIM. DICOM GSDF curve simulated for LCD type. PROGRAMMABLE1, 2, 3 A programmable gamma curve can be loaded using NEC optional software. COLOR* COLOR Adjusts the color depth of the screen. Press + or - to adjust.
  • Page 34 ADJUST AUTO SETUP Automatically adjusts Screen Size, H position, V position, Clock, Phase and White Level. VGA (RGB) input only AUTO ADJUST H Position, V Position and Phase are adjusted automatically when new timing is detected. VGA (RGB) input only H POSITION Controls the horizontal position of the image within the Display area of the LCD.
  • Page 35: Audio

    ADVANCED Some video formats may require different scanning modes in order to best display the image. OVER SCAN HDMI1, HDMI2, VGA (YPbPr), VIDEO, MP, OPTION* inputs only Image size is larger than what can be displayed. The image edge will appear cropped. Approximately 95% of the image will be shown on the screen.
  • Page 36: Schedule

    EQUALIZER TREBLE To accentuate or reduce the high frequency sound. Press + button to increase TREBLE sound. Press - button to decrease TREBLE sound. BASS To accentuate or reduce the low frequency sound. Press + button to increase BASS sound. Press - button to decrease BASS sound.
  • Page 37: Multi Input

    DATE & TIME Sets the date, time, and daylight saving region. Date & time must be set in order for the “SCHEDULE” function to operate. See page 34. NOTE: If the monitor’s main power has been turned off then two week hasn’t been turned on, DATE & TIME setting is back to default setting and clock function stops working.
  • Page 38: Osd

    INPUT DETECT Selects the method of input detection the monitor uses when more than two input devices are connected. NOTE: When SUPER is selected in INPUT CHANGE, this function cannot be changed. When INPUT DETECT is active, AUTO DIMMING is not available. INPUT DETECT is released if HUMAN SENSOR is activated.
  • Page 39: Multi Display

    OSD TIME Turns off the OSD after a period of inactivity. The preset choices are 10-240 seconds. OSD POSITION Determines the location where the OSD appears on the screen. DOWN RIGHT LEFT INFORMATION OSD Selects whether the information OSD is displayed or not. The information OSD will be displayed when the input signal or source changes.
  • Page 40 TILE MATRIX Allows one image to be expanded and displayed over multiple screens (up to 100) through a distribution amplifi er. NOTE: Low resolution is not suitable for tiling to a large number of monitors. You can operate without a distribution amplifi...
  • Page 41: Display Protection

    DISPLAY PROTECTION POWER SAVE Sets how long the monitor waits to go into power save mode after the signal is lost. Power Indicator (See page 41) NOTE: When connecting DVI, the display card might not stop sending the digital data even though the image might have disappeared.
  • Page 42 CHANGE PASSWORD Allows the security password to be changed. The factory preset password is 0000. SECURITY PASSWORD Insert a security password. SECURE MODE Security password is not required when the monitor power is on. START-UP LOCK Security password is required when the monitor power is on. CONTROL LOCK Security password is required when the remote control button or control button on the monitor is pressed.
  • Page 43 AUTO DIMMING* Adjusts the backlight of the LCD automatically depending on the amount of ambient light. NOTE: This function is released if INPUT DETECT is set while AUTO DIMMING is active. AUTO BRIGHTNESS Adjusts the brightness level according to the input signal. DVI, DisplayPort1, DisplayPort2, NOTE: Do not select this function when ROOM LIGHT SENSING is MODE1 or MODE2.
  • Page 44: Option

    TOUCH POWER (Not available) EXTERNAL CONTROL When ON is set, the monitor is controlled by a device installed particular software which is connected to USB2. PC SOURCE Select a device connected to USB1 which controls the monitor. If a control device is specifi c, select EXTERNAL PC or OPTION.
  • Page 45: System

    SYSTEM MONITOR INFORMATION Indicates the model and serial number of your monitor and fi rmware version. CARBON SAVINGS: Display the estimated carbon saving information in kg-CO2. The carbon footprint factor in the carbon saving calculation is based on the OECD (2008 Edition). CARBON USAGE: Display the estimated carbon usage information in kg-CO2.
  • Page 46 As with all personal display devices, NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS recommends displaying moving images and using a moving screen saver at regular intervals whenever the screen is idle or turning off the monitor’s main power or set it to standby when not in use.
  • Page 47: Remote Control Function

    Remote Control Function REMOTE CONTROL ID FUNCTION Monitor ID:1 Monitor ID:2 Monitor ID:3 REMOTE CONTROL ID The remote control can be used to control up to 100 individual MultiSync monitors using Remote works Remote works Remote works what is called the REMOTE CONTROL ID mode. The REMOTE CONTROL ID mode works in conjunction with the Monitor ID, allowing control of up to 100 individual MultiSync monitors.
  • Page 48: Multiple Monitors Connection

    Multiple Monitors Connection You can control multiple monitors by using RS-232C, REMOTE IN or LAN daisy-chain connection. NOTE: Multiple monitors that are daisy-chained have a limit to the connectable monitors. When manually specify the ID number or control by the specifi ed ID number, please execute AUTO ID (see page 38) previously.
  • Page 49: Controlling The Lcd Monitor Via Rs-232C Remote Control

    Controlling the LCD monitor via RS-232C Remote Control This LCD monitor can be controlled by connecting a personal computer with a RS-232C (reverse type) terminal. Functions that can be controlled by a personal computer are: • Power ON or standby. •...
  • Page 50 1) Interface PROTOCOL RS-232C BAUD RATE 9600 [bps] DATA LENGTH 8 [bits] PARITY NONE STOP BIT 1 [bit] FLOW CONTROL NONE This LCD monitor uses RXD, TXD and GND lines for RS-232C control. The reverse type cable (null modem cable) (not include) should be used for RS-232C control. 2) PIN ASSIGNMENT RS-232C input/output Pin No...
  • Page 51: Controlling The Lcd Monitor Via Lan Control

    Controlling the LCD monitor via LAN Control Connecting to a Network Using a LAN cable allows you to specify the Network Settings and the Alert Mail Settings by using an HTTP server function. To use a LAN connection, you are required to assign an IP address. Example of LAN connection: Server NOTE: Use a category 5 or higher LAN cable.
  • Page 52: Remote Control

    Example 1: When the host name of the monitor has been set to “”, access is gained to the network setting by specifying for the address or the entry column of the URL.
  • Page 53 Network Setting Click “NETWORK” on the left side of HOME. IP SETTING Set for IP ADDRESS setting. AUTO: Automatically assign an IP address. MANUAL: Set your IP address of the network connected to the monitor. NOTE: Consult your network administrator for the IP address when [AUTO] is selected for [IP SETTING].
  • Page 54 Mail Setting Click “MAIL” on the left side of HOME. This option notifi es your computer of an error message via e-mail when using wired LAN. An error message notifi cation will be sent when an error occurs in the monitor. ALERT MAIL Checking [ENABLE] will turn on the Alert Mail feature.
  • Page 55 SNMP Setting Click “SNMP” on the left side of HOME. This function allows for getting status and controlling of a monitor via the network. Version: SNMP v1 Authenticated plaintext by community name, not return a confi rmation message of Trap. SNMP v2c Authenticated plaintext by community name, return a confi...
  • Page 56: External Control

    Name Setting Click “NAME” on the left side of HOME. MONITOR NAME Set a monitor name. The name must be 16 characters or less. The default is model name. HOST NAME Type in the hostname of the network connected to the monitor. (CONTROL) Up to 15 alphanumeric characters can be used.
  • Page 57 ASCII Control command This monitor supports control command listed on “External_Control.pdf” but also supports common ASCII control command which is used for controlling the NEC monitor or projector from a connected PC. For further information please visit our website. Parameter...
  • Page 58 Supporting HDMI CEC command OSD menu HDMI CEC command name Explanation Setting One Touch Play If HDMI CEC supporting devices are (Consumer turned on, the monitor that connected Electronics the devices by HDMI cable is also turned Control) on automatically then changed Input to HDMI.
  • Page 59: Point Zoom

    POINT ZOOM Using “SET/POINT ZOOM” button on a remote control allows to enlarge a partial of image. Press CH+/- button to zoom up or down. The image can be expanded from 1 to 10 times. 1 Press [SET/POINT ZOOM] button on a remote control. An icon will be a magnifi er. 2 Move magnifi...
  • Page 60: Proof Of Play

    PROOF OF PLAY This function allows to send message for the current status of monitor by self checking. Check item Message ① INPUT DVI, DisplayPort1, DisplayPort2, HDMI1, HDMI2, OPTION*, MP, VGA (RGB)/VGA (YPbPr), VIDEO ② Resolution ex. (H)1920, (V)1080 , (H)1360, (V)768 or No signal or Invalid signal ③...
  • Page 61: Intelligent Wireless Data

    INTELLIGENT WIRELESS DATA This function allows to get the data of monitor’s status by wireless communication even while the monitor’s main power is off. Some menu of OSD, you can set by this function. NOTE: Sensor position: See page 8 and 9. Please contact your supplier for detailed information.
  • Page 62 DisplayPort = 1.2/HDMI = MODE1 Sub picture DisplayPort1 DisplayPort1 DisplayPort2 DisplayPort2 HDMI1 HDMI1 HDMI2 HDMI2 Video Video OPTION OPTION (RGB) (RGB) (YPbPr) (YPbPr) Connector Connector DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DVI-D DVI-D HDMI HDMI HDMI HDMI D-Sub D-Sub RCA SLOT2 SLOT2 (DP) (DP) SLOT2 SLOT2 (HDMI) (HDMI)
  • Page 63: Features

    FullScan Capability: Allows you to use the entire screen area in most resolutions, signifi cantly expanding image size. VESA Standard (FDMIv1) Mounting Interface: Allows you to connect your LCD monitor to any VESA standard (FDMIv1) third party mounting arm or bracket. NEC recommends using mounting interface that comply with TÜV-GS and/or UL1678 standard in North America.
  • Page 64: Troubleshooting

    NOTE: As with all personal display devices, NEC (Please consult display card or system manual to change DISPLAY SOLUTIONS recommends displaying graphics mode).
  • Page 65 No Sound • Check to see if audio cable is properly connected. • Check to see if mute is activated. • Check to see if volume is set at minimum. • Check to see if computer supports an audio signal through DisplayPort.
  • Page 66: Specifi Cations - P404

    Specifi cations - P404 Product Specifi cations LCD Module 40"/101.61 cm diagonal Pixel Pitch: 0.461 mm Resolution: 1920 x 1080 Color: Over 1073 million colors (depending on display card used) Brightness: 700 cd/m (Max.) @25°C Contrast Ratio: 4000:1 Viewing Angle: 89°...
  • Page 67: Specifi Cations - V404

    Specifi cations - V404 Product Specifi cations LCD Module 40"/101.61 cm diagonal Pixel Pitch: 0.461 mm Resolution: 1920 x 1080 Color: Over 1073 million colors (depending on display card used) Brightness: 500 cd/m (Max.) @25°C Contrast Ratio: 4000:1 Viewing Angle: 89°...
  • Page 68: Specifi Cations - P484

    Specifi cations - P484 Product Specifi cations LCD Module 48"/120.94 cm diagonal Pixel Pitch: 0.549 mm Resolution: 1920 x 1080 Color: Over 1073 million colors (depending on display card used) Brightness: 700 cd/m (Max.) @25°C Contrast Ratio: 4000:1 Viewing Angle: 89°...
  • Page 69: Specifi Cations - V484

    Specifi cations - V484 Product Specifi cations LCD Module 48"/120.94 cm diagonal Pixel Pitch: 0.549 mm Resolution: 1920 x 1080 Color: Over 1073 million colors (depending on display card used) Brightness: 500 cd/m (Max.) @25°C Contrast Ratio: 4000:1 Viewing Angle: 89°...
  • Page 70: Specifi Cations - P554

    Specifi cations - P554 Product Specifi cations LCD Module 55"/138.78 cm diagonal Pixel Pitch: 0.630 mm Resolution: 1920 x 1080 Color: Over 1073 million colors (depending on display card used) Brightness: 700 cd/m (Max.) @25°C Contrast Ratio: 1200:1 Viewing Angle: 89°...
  • Page 71: Specifi Cations - V554

    Specifi cations - V554 Product Specifi cations LCD Module 55"/138.78 cm diagonal Pixel Pitch: 0.630 mm Resolution: 1920 x 1080 Color: Over 1073 million colors (depending on display card used) Brightness: 500 cd/m (Max.) @25°C Contrast Ratio: 1200:1 Viewing Angle: 89°...
  • Page 72: Manufacturer's Recycling And Energy Information

    Manufacturer’s Recycling and Energy Information NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS is strongly committed to environmental protection and sees recycling as one of the company’s top priorities in trying to minimize the burden placed on the environment. We are engaged in developing environmentally-friendly products, and always strive to help defi...
  • Page 73 WEEE Mark (European Directive 2012/19/EU and amendments) Disposing of your used product: In the European Union EU-wide legislation as implemented in each Member State requires that used electrical and electronic products carrying the mark (left) must be disposed of separately from normal household waste. This includes monitors and electrical accessories, such as signal cables or power cords.