Pioneer RM-V4000V Technical Manual
Pioneer RM-V4000V Technical Manual

Pioneer RM-V4000V Technical Manual

Multi projection unit projection screen kit projection frame projection cabinet
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  • Page 1 (Ver.2.0) Notes: • Pioneer will not be liable for any loss caused by defects of the parts supplied other than by Pioneer. • An damage during shipping will be compensated for only in the case where Pioneer's specific packing mate- rials for shipping are used.
  • Page 2 PIONEER RM-V4000 / 5000 MANUAL. This Acrobat (IE: a PDF file) version of the Pioneer RM-V4000 / 5000 manual was made from the original digital document and scanning an existing manual. Because of this, there are many less then perfect pages and hand written comments.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

  • Page 8: Chapter 2 . General Specifications

    GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS Dimensions (Fig.2-1)
  • Page 10: Specifications

    Name Control input terminal BNC connector Y (Luminance) input terminal BNC connector C (Color) input terminal BNC connector Video input terminal BNC connector Video output terminal BNC connector TERMINATE switch Slide switch COMBINATION switch Tact switch MULTI switch Tact switch COLOR MODE switch Tact switch INPUT switch...
  • Page 14: Projection Screen Kit(Rms-V4011/V5011)Product Weight:11.0Kg/14.0Kg

    (2) Projection Screen Kit (RMS-V4011/V5011) Product Weight : 11.0 kg/14.0kg (1031) Accessory Screw rivet ... 6 (Fig.2-2) GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS (148) (769) Unit:mm The number in parentheses is the dimentsion for RMS-V5011...
  • Page 15: Projection Frame (Rmf-V4011/V5011)Product Weight:26.8Kg/28.8Kg

    GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS (3) Projection Frame (RMF-V4011/V5011) Product Weight : 26.8kg/28.8kg 845(1031) Accessories Metal fixture (R) ... 1 Metal fixture (L) ... 1 Stopper ... 2 Screw M5x10 ... 38+2 Screw M5x35 ... 6 Screw M5x50 ... 4 Hexagon head bolt (with washer) M8x45 ... 8 Shield ...
  • Page 19: Multi Video Processor(Rmd-V3216/3109,Rmd-V2170)

    GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS (7) Multi Video Processor (RMD-V3216/V3109, RMD-V2170) 1 Multi Video Processor (RMD-V3216/V3109) Rear View POWER MULTI VIDEO PROCESSOR RMD-V3216 482.6 Front View Main Specifications of Multi Video Processor (RMD-V3216/V3109) Input signal Input video signal (Can be expanded up to four systems) 2-line (RMD-V3216), 1-line (RMD-V3109) ...
  • Page 20 2 Multi Video Processor (RMD-V2170) Front View Rear View Main Specifications of Multi Video Processor (RMD-V2170) Input video signal ...NTSC format Input signal band ... Above 4.2 MHz Input Video input Input signal ..NTSC composite video signal (BNC) Input system ...
  • Page 21: Adjustment Control Unit (Ru-V107)*Option

    GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS (7) Adjustment Control Unit (RU-V107)*Option POWER INPUT SEL DISP CALL Accessories AA dry battery (IEC R6P) ... 2 Cable (5m) ... 3 Î ADJUSTMENT CONTROL UNIT RU-V107 ADJ IN ON/OFF ON/OFF ON/OFF MAIN MENU – ADJ OUT (Fig.2-9)
  • Page 22: Projection Cabinet (Rmf-V4011R) Accessories

    (8) Projection Cabinet (RMF-V4011R) Accessories To attach the multi-projection unit (RM-V4000V) to the conventional RM-V2000A, the RMF-V4011R accessories (metal fixtures) are required. The following lists the required parts. For details of attaching the multi-projection unit, refer to Chapter 3. "4- (2)Assembling the System".
  • Page 26: Chapter 3. Installation And Assembly

    More than 15 mm 2 How to culculate weight Example : 40-inch Cube 16screens RM-V4000V (Multi-Projection Unit) RMS-V4011 (Projection Screen Kit) RMF-V4011 (Projection Frame) RMS-V112 (Projectin Install Table) Note) Other than the above weights, the weight of the person installing the system are also added.
  • Page 32: Lighting

    (11) Lighting • The projection screen kit (RMS-V4011/V5011) will not reflect like TV screens when exposed to external light, but may reflect if directly exposed to strong lights such as spotlight. Therefore, make sure that the screens are not exposed to direct spotlight.
  • Page 35: Installation And Assembly

    Check if there is enough equipment for each unit *These procedures must be performed by only one person. (2) Opening the Packaging 1 Packaging specifications [1] Multi Projection Unit (RM-V4000V/V5000V) : 769(W) [2] Projection Screen Kit [3] Projection Frame [4] Projection Cabinet 2 Opening the packaging Open from the big ones first and put the small packagings inside the empty big packagings.
  • Page 36 INSTALLATION AND ASSEMBLY 3 Multi Projection Unit (RM-V4000V/V5000V) [1] Open the upper carton, and remove the ABL cable and instruction manual provided. [2] Remove the upper carton (the pad will be connected to the upper carton). [3] Remove the upper pad.
  • Page 37 INSTALLATION AND ASSEMBLY 4 Projection Screen Kit (RMS-V4011/V5011) * Projection screen kit is double-packaged to maintain its performance. After removing the middle cover protecting its screen, make sure the screen does not get scratched or dirty. [1] Remove the top cover. [2] Remove the band securing the middle cover and remove the middle cover.
  • Page 38 INSTALLATION AND ASSEMBLY 5 Projection Frame (RMF-V4011/V5011) [1] Open the upper carton and cut the PP bands (eight) securing the internal parts. [2] Remove the two horizontal frame assemblies (packaged in a card box), fixtures (R) and (L). [3] Remove the H-shape frame assembly (L). [4] Remove the base assembly.
  • Page 39 INSTALLATION AND ASSEMBLY 6 Projection Cabinet (RMF-V4011R) [1] Open the upper carton and remove packings B and C, and the instruction manual. [2] Remove the upper carton. [3] Remove the top sheet B and peel off the front and back sheets B. [4] Remove the cabinet.
  • Page 40: Carrying The Units After Opening Packaging

    (3) Carrying the Units After Opening Packaging To carry the screen unit and multi-projection unit after opening the packaging, hold them by the parts shown in the figure, and lift and move them. Screen Unit (Lifted by one or two persons) Hold the parts indicated by •...
  • Page 42: Assembling The System

    4. ASSEMBLING THE SYSTEM (1) Assembling the Projection Frame (RMF-V4011/V5011) Assemble the projection frame as follows. [1] Mount the stopper onto the base assembly and tighten the screws (M5 [2] Mount the H-shape frame assemblies (R) and (L), and tighten the screws (M5 [3] Mount the horizontal frame assemblies (two) and tighten the screws (M5 * As for the positions for tightening the screws in steps 2 and 3, push the frame against the corner fixtures in the two directions indicated by the arrow.
  • Page 43: Assembling The System

    The basic procedure for assembling the system for rental-use is as follows. Assemble the projection stand (RM-V112). Mount the 2-link/3-link mount unit (RMA-V2050/V2060). Mount the multi-projection unit (RM-V4000V) to the projection cabinet (RMF-V4011R). Mount the projection cabinet (RMF-V4011R). The above procedure is recommended. It is explained below.
  • Page 45 INSTALLATION AND ASSEMBLY 4 Multi Projection Unit (RM-V4000V/V5000V) The Multi-Projection Unit is designed to be mounted from the back of the cabinet normally. If sufficient space cannot be left at the back, it can be mounted from the front. Mount from front a When mounting from the back [1] Pull the table of the cabinet to the back.
  • Page 46 INSTALLATION AND ASSEMBLY b When mounting from the front [1] Remove the two stoppers and two metal fixtures from the cabinet. (Fig. 3-23) [2] Pull the table to the front. [3] Insert the screws (M5 35) into the holes on the table. [4] Place the multi-projection unit on the table.
  • Page 47 INSTALLATION AND ASSEMBLY 5 Projection Screen Kit (RMS-V4011/V5011) [1] Mount the screen unit serving as the reference. Basically, mount from the center unit at the bottom. a If the number of units arranged are odd (E.g.: 3 • Adjust the screen unit to the cabinet at the center of the bottom level and temporarily tighten the linking bolts. (Do not tighten tightly.) •...
  • Page 48 [2] Join the next screen beside the screen mounted as the reference and mount the remaining screens in order. (Stack them from the bottom to the top.) [3] If necessary, attach the screw rivet (BEC1082) provided as the accessory of RMS-V4011. (Fig. 3-27) * This part is used to shield the light leaking from the big hole (ø...
  • Page 49 INSTALLATION AND ASSEMBLY 6 Top panel, Side panel, Rear panel As this system is of the rear projection type, it must be enclosed to avoid exposure to external light. (Fig.3-29) Side panel Top panel Side panel (Fig. 3-29) Rear panel...
  • Page 51 INSTALLATION AND ASSEMBLY 3' Attaching the Multi Projection Unit (RM-V4000V) to the Projection Cabinet (RMF- V4011R) The figure shows the assembling procedure of the left attachment. Assemble the right attachment in the same way. The parts on the right side of the screen are R and those on the left side are L from the view point against the screen.
  • Page 52 (5) Paste spacer A (BMR1073) to the top board of the multi-projection unit and spacers B (BMR1074) to the 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 two sides at the position shown in the figure after 1 2 3 4 peeling off the seal.
  • Page 53 INSTALLATION AND ASSEMBLY (10) Attach the adjuster (BEF1011) attached with a nut (M8) to the rear holders R and L (BNG1205 and 1206). (11) While tilting the parts assembled at step 10, insert it into the holes on the shoulder of the multi-projection unit and attach with the screws (3 12).
  • Page 54: Special Installation

    • This system cannot be placed facing upwards or downwards and diagonally. Always place it horizontally. However, Multiprojection unit (RM-V4000V/V5000V) alone can be tilted at the top, bottom, left, and right up to 90 deg. Installation of special order screens and cabinets should also become possible in the near future.
  • Page 55: Chapter 4. Adjustments

    CHAPTER 4. ADJUSTMENTS 1. ADJUSTMENT PREPARATIONS (1) Wiring 1 Connection of Power Supply • The power supply can be connected to up to 3 units in a series using the AC outlets of Multi projection units. Connect the three units as one system to the external outlet. •...
  • Page 58 When TV SYSTEM=AUTO <VIDEO, Y/C Input) • Selects the convergence memory from MEMORY-1 or MEMORY-2 automatically according to the signals input (NTSC/PAL). <RGB Input> • Automatically selects the convergence memory as follows. For NTSC input:MEMORY 1 For PAL input:MEMORY 2 Horizontal frequency 20 kHz to 28 kHz input:MEMORY 3 Horizontal frequency 28 kHz to 35 kHz input :MEMORY 4 When TV SYSTEM=NTSC...
  • Page 59 ADJUSTMENTS (3) White Balance Adjustment Memory ADJUSTMENTS has altogether six white balance adjustment memories. Color mode 1 (Normal) Color mode 2 (Re-expose) Four memories can be actually adjusted except the factory shipment memory. The factory shipment memory contains the normal white balance adjustment data and re-expose white balance adjustment data. By setting to color mode 1 using the rear panel switch, etc., the white balance adjustment data can be switched by synchroniz- ing with input switching.
  • Page 60 (6) Giving IDs When several Multi projection units are used to compose the 9 screens or 16 screens (multi-screen), the ID is used to differen- tiate between Multi projection units. When the units are given IDs, by connecting the ABL link cable, commands can be transmitted by specifying the ID, and it is possible to operate only Multi projection unit corresponding to that ID by remote control operations.
  • Page 61 ADJUSTMENTS <Giving IDs Using the Remote Control> Enter the adjustment mode. The main menu will be displayed. Press the Select ”1. ID CLEAR/SET/SELECT” Check that the ID display at the top left of the screen is “– –” and press the Select “1.ID SET”.
  • Page 62 Converter data required for display) Composite signal system-One General example of RM-V2000 series Multi Video Cube Processor Fixed mainly at RGB Fixed at NTSC or PAL Display example expected on RM-V4000V Expanded NTSC Multi Video Cube Processor Individual By switching Y/C...
  • Page 63 Converter data required for display) Two * For example, adjust LDP-1 with MEMORY1 and LDP-2 with MEMORY 5 (or 6 or 7) and switch data when switching LDP When using Pioneer's new Multi Video Processor Expanded NTSC M u l t i V i d e o...
  • Page 64 (5) When Using Two Multi Video Processors without Frame Adjusting Function Multi Video Processor 1 Multi Video Processor 2 Input Function) TV SYSTEM) AUTO (Or synchronize with the switching of Multi Video Processor 1/2 and switch NTSC fixing/PAL fixing) The converter data required for display) Two * MEMORY1/2 is automatically switched by the microprocessor (6) When Single Screen is Used Input Function)
  • Page 65 ADJUSTMENTS (7) When Switching the Source Input to the Multi Video Processor NTSC Personal Computer 1 ƒ =31.75 kHz Personal Computer 2 ƒ =35 kHz Input Function: TV SYSTEM: AUTO Converter data required for playing: Three For example, set as follows, and switch the data to input using RS-232C. Expanded NTSC:MEMORY 4 Personal computer 1:MEMORY 5 Personal computer 2:MEMORY 6...
  • Page 66 4. SCREEN ADJUSTMENTS (1) Adjustment Flowchart The following shows the order for performing the adjustments generally required in the setup of the multi-projection system. For details, see the descriptions on the next page and later. 1 Give ID 2 Adjust the size of each screen 3 Adjust the convergence of each screen 4 Adjust the joining of the screens (Adjust with the multi-video processor)
  • Page 68 (3) Convergence Adjustment Contents 1 Measurement of screen center The center can be found easily by pasting threads in the spaces of the protection panels at the screen frame. 2 Adjustment signal input For adjusting size...Monoscope, etc.(EX.LD Test disc GGV1013, FRAME NO. 18001) For screen joining, linearity, color adjustment...Use adjustment signals such as , cross-hatch, etc.
  • Page 69 ADJUSTMENTS 3,4,7 center adjustment Set to only green and adjust the center with V PHASE H PHASE . When MULTI ON, as V PHASE does not move, adjust it at the splitter side. If not possible, adjust with V STATIC NOTE Do not adjust the center using convergence such as GH STATIC GV STATIC...
  • Page 70 ADJUSTMENTS Current is also supplied to the vertical deflection york with V STATIC . If supplied excessively, distortion will occur as shown in the right figure. No distortion occurs in adjustments by V PHASE .
  • Page 71 ADJUSTMENTS Explanation of H BLK L and H BLK R Adjustments H BLK L and H BLK R adjustments are performed to obtain the optimum convergence adjustment wave form when the display range changes due to changes in the H SIZE and frequency. Video signal Display range Convergence...
  • Page 72 5 H BLK R Adjustment Output all three colors R,G,B, observe the right side of the screen , and adjust with H BLK R so that the color stops deviating. When H BLK R adjustment is not properly performed ADJUSTMENTS Observe here...
  • Page 73 ADJUSTMENTS NOTE When H BLK R is adjusted so that the three colors R,G,B do not deviate, if the horizontal line distortion shown in the right figure occurs, move H BLK R until the distortion disappears with color deviation main- tained.
  • Page 74 6 H BLK L adjustment Output all three colors R,G,B, observe the left side of the screen , and adjust with H BLK L so that the color stops deviating. NOTE There are points at which the screen does not move even though the H BLK L value changes. This is not a malfunction. NOTE After adjusting H BLK L , the left side of the screen may be smaller than the right side of the screen.
  • Page 75 ADJUSTMENTS 9 V SIZE adjustment Set to only green, observe the top part of the screen , and adjust the data amount in the vertical direction using V SIZE . Do not observe the bottom part of the screen. 8 H SIZE adjustment Set to only green, observe the right side of the screen , and adjust the data amount in the horizontal direction us- ing H SIZE .
  • Page 77 ADJUSTMENTS Movement of screen by point convergence adjustment OSD display Movement of screen Observe here Use especially when adjusting the horizontal size of the left side of the screen in adjustment step p . In addition, there are three other area adjustments.
  • Page 78 ADJUSTMENTS In adjustment step q , observe the external part of the screen, adjust the 16 adjusting points there, taking note of linearity in the peripheral area such as joining with other screens, crosshatch, etc. (Ignore the distortion inside the screen.) In adjustment step w , adjust the inside of the screen and produce linearity.
  • Page 79 ADJUSTMENTS Movement on screen Displayed OSD...
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  • Page 84 NOTE If only one point is moved greatly in the point conver- gence mode, it may not move in areas smaller than the desired adjusting area. In this case, adjust while moving the other points slowly. ADJUSTMENTS Does not move to the set position...

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