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  • Page 3: Safety Information

    Safety Information WARNING RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN This symbol indicates “dangerous voltage” inside the product that presents a risk of electric shock or personal injury. Precautions Please read this manual carefully before using your Monitor and keep the manual handy for futur e reference. WARNING TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARDS, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS UNIT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
  • Page 4: Warnings And Safety Precautions

    Warnings and Safety Precautions The monitor is designed and manufactur e d to provide long, trouble-free service. No maintenance other than cleaning is required. Use a soft dry cloth to clean the panel. Never use solvents such as alcohol or thinner to clean the panel surface.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Safety Information ... 1 Warnings and Safety Precautions ... 2 IMPORTANT TIPS: Caring for Your Monitor ... 2 Getting Started ... 5 Contents of the Package ... 6 Part Names and Functions – Front View ... 7 Part Names and Functions – Back View ... 8 Battery Installation ...
  • Page 6 Connecting Your PC Or Macintosh Computer ... 47 Mini D-sub 15 Pin VGA Signal Composition ... 47 Specifications ... 48 Troubleshooting ... 49 The Monitor Menu System ... 50 Supported Resolution ... 52 RCA Limited Warranty ... 54 Accessories ... 56 Index ... 57 Contents...
  • Page 7: Getting Started

    Chapter 1 Connections and Setup Chapter Overview: • Contents of the Package • Part Names and Functions • Battery Installation • Connections • A Quick Tour of the Remote Control...
  • Page 8: Contents Of The Package

    Connections and Setup Contents of the Package Cinema Screen monitor Power cord Ferrite cores RGB cable (Mini D-Sub 15-pin to Mini D-Sub 15- pin connector) Remote control unit with two AA batteries User’s manual It is highly recommended that you have your monitor installed by a professional. If you are installing the monitor yourself, refer to the Reference section.
  • Page 9: Part Names And Functions - Front View

    Part Names and Functions – Front View VOLUME MENU• OK DOWN LEFT/- RIGHT/+ OLUME • OK •OK – If no menu is displayed, brings up the menu. If a menu is displayed, pr e ss to select a highlighted option. –...
  • Page 10: Part Names And Functions - Back View

    Connections and Setup Part Names and Functions – Back View EXT SPEAKER L and R – Connect speakers her e. 2. AC IN – Connect the included power cor d here. 3. VIDEO 1, 2, 3 – Connect VCRs, DVDs, Laser discs, etc. here. 4.
  • Page 11: Battery Installation

    Replace cover. Connecting an HD Receiver RCA and PROSCAN HD (high definition) r e ceivers come equipped with an RGB output jack for optimum quality. Using the RGB cable pr ovided, connect the HD MONITOR OUT jack on the back of your HD r eceiver to the RGB1 (HD MONITOR IN)/AUDIO1 IN jack on the back of the monitor.
  • Page 12: Connecting Your Vcr Or Laserdisc Player

    Connecting Your VCR Or Laserdisc Player Use common RCA cables (not pr o vided) to connect your VCR or laser d isc player to your monitor . To connect your VCR or Laser d isc player: 1. Turn off the power to the monitor and VCR or laser disc player .
  • Page 13: Connecting Components To The Monitor

    Connecting Components to the Monitor VIDEO 1 VIDEO 2 VIDEO 3 (MONO) (MONO) RGB 1 H-SYNC V-SYNC (MONO) RGB 3 DIGITAL RGB CONTROL LOCK REMOTE CONTROL EXTERNAL CONTROL Chapter 1 Connections and Setup VIDEO 1 VIDEO 2 VIDEO 3 (MONO) (MONO) Signal cable (supplied) To Mini D-Sub 15 pin connector on the...
  • Page 14: Connecting External Speakers To The Monitor

    Connections and Setup LEFT RIGHT Connecting External Speakers The monitor doesn’t have inter nal speakers, so in or der to get sound you must connect exter n al speakers. External speakers can reproduce sound from VIDEO or RGB signal sour c es. External speakers may be connected dir e ctly to the SPEAKERS ter m inals or indirectly by connecting a ster eo system amplifier to the audio outputs.
  • Page 15: A Quick Tour Of The Remote Control

    AUX (auxiliary) Y ou can program this button to contr o l any one of the following: a cable box; most GE, RCA, and PROSCAN audio components; a laserdisc player; a VCR; or a satellite r e ceiver. Press this button to operate the component you’ve pr o grammed to work with the AUX button.
  • Page 16 Connections and Setup ON•OFF MONITOR HD RCVR MUTE WHO•MULTI SLEEP GO BACK GUIDE INFO CLEAR MENU INPUT ANTENNA REVERSE PLAY FORWARD RECORD STOP PAUSE CINEMA RGB CMPNT VIDEO SOURCE u n i v e r s a l ON•OFF Toggles power on and of f for the components that you have programmed.
  • Page 17: Using Your Remote Control

    Programming the Remote The universal remote control that came with your monitor is alr e ady programmed to operate most RCA, GE, and PROSCAN VCRs, DVD players, laserdisc players, and satellite r e ceivers. This remote is also capable of operating many other brands of r e mote-controllable electronic components, but you must pr o gram it to do so.
  • Page 18: How To Program The Remote

    Connections and Setup How to Program the Remote There are two ways to pr o gram the remote control: automatic code search and direct entry. ON•OFF MONITOR HD RCVR Component Buttons These are the buttons you program to operate another component.
  • Page 19: Using Direct Entry

    3. Press and hold the component button that corr e sponds to the component you want the r e mote to operate (VCR, RCA DVD, etc.). 4. Enter the code from the code list. When you begin entering numbers, the r ed light on the remote turns off.
  • Page 20: Programmable Codes For The Remote Control

    Quarter ... 2011 Quartz ... 2011 Quasar ... 2021, 2022, 2125 RCA 2000, 2001, 2003, 2013, 2021, 2055, 2056, 2082, 2083, 2084, 2085, 2086, 2087, 2088, 2089, 2090, 2091, 2107, 2115, 2120, 2125 Radio Shack/Realistic ... 2002, 2011, 2013, 2014...
  • Page 21: Satellite Receiver

    STS3 ... 5066 STS4 ... 5067 Toshiba ... 5068 Toshiba ... 5073 Uniden ... 5069 Audio (AUX button only) (For RCA and Dimensia brands only) AM/FM ... 4003 Aux ... 4004 Phono ... 4005 CD ... 4007 Tape ... 4006...
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  • Page 23: The Menu System

    Chapter 2 The Menu System Chapter Overview: • Basic Operations • The Picture Quality Menu • The Audio Menu • The Screen Menu • The Function Menu • The Options Menu • The Setup Menu • The Auto Tuning Menu •...
  • Page 24: Basic Operations

    The Menu System Basic Operations Power To turn the monitor on and of f : 1. Plug the power cord into an active AC power outlet. 2. Press the ON•OFF button on the r e mote control or the monitor button on the unit. The monitor’s POWER/STANDBY indicator turns green when the monitor is on.
  • Page 25: The Multi-screen Feature

    The Multi-Screen Feature The Multi-Screen feature is used to show either a single pictur e or two pictures on the screen at the same time. SINGLE – Displays a single pictur e on the screen. SIDE BY SIDE – Displays two pictur e s from different input signals side-by-side. PICTURE IN PICTURE –...
  • Page 26: Selecting The Input Signals To Be Displayed

    The Menu System Selecting the Input Signals to be displayed To change the input signals displayed in multiscr e en operations: VIDEO1 VIDEO1 The top screen shows VIDEO1 as the active picture. The bottom screen shows VIDEO2 as the active picture. On-Screen Menu Operation To access the main menu, pr e ss the MENU button on the r e mote.
  • Page 27: The Picture Quality Menu

    The Picture Quality Menu Setting the Picture Mode with the PRESETS Option The monitor has preset viewing modes that can be selected depending on your viewing environment. Each preset mode has the contrast, brightness and sharpness adjusted for a specific viewing situation.
  • Page 28: Adjusting The Picture Settings In Memory Mode

    The Menu System Adjusting the Picture Settings in MEMORY Mode In MEMORY mode, you can set and save the following pictur e adjustments: CONTRAST – Changes the pictur e ’s contrast (between light and dark). BLACK LEVEL – Makes the pictur e lighter or darker . SHARPNESS –...
  • Page 29: Setting The Color Temperature

    COLOR TEMP. This is the COLOR TEMP. screen with PRO as the current selection. WHITE BALANCE GAIN GREEN BLUE BIAS GREEN BLUE ADJ. SEL. This is the WHITE BALANCE screen with the RED GAIN option highlighted. This is the R-GAIN (red gain) screen. Chapter 6 Setting the Color Temperature The color temperature setting controls how warm (red) or cool (blue) your...
  • Page 30: Reducing Noise In The Picture

    The Menu System Reducing Noise in the Picture Noise is a term used to describe extraneous bits of infor m ation in the signal that af f ect the clearness of the picture. You can use the Noise Reduction (NOISE REDUCE) setting if your reception is poor or when playing video tapes that have poor pictur e quality.
  • Page 31: The Audio Menu

    The Audio Menu The AUDIO menu allows you to adjust the tr eble, bass and left/right balance of your exter n al speakers. BASS – Changes the level of low fr e quency sound. TREBLE – Changes the level of high fr e quency sound. BALANCE –...
  • Page 32: The Screen Menu

    The Menu System The Screen Menu The SCREEN menu allows you to set the monitor to automatically select the correct mode for viewing a particular movie and to change the positions of on-screen menus. Fill Normal Full Stadium Selecting a Viewing Size When viewing with a component other than your HD receiver*, you can set the screen mode to one of four scr e en sizes to suit the type of input you are watching.
  • Page 33: Adjusting The Picture Position And Size

    Adjusting the Picture Position and Size The SCREEN menu lets you adjust the position and size of the pictur e. The first two options, V -POSITION and H-POSITION, adjust the placement of the pictur e on the screen. For example, if the pictur e is too far to the left, you can use the H-POSITION to move it to the right.
  • Page 34: The Function Menu

    The Menu System The Function Menu The FUNCTION menu contains options that contr o l on-screen displays (other than the menu system) and how the pictur e is displayed. FUNCTION DISPLAY MENU ADJUST POWER SAVER : OFF GRAY LEVEL FILM MODE : ON RGB3 ADJ.
  • Page 35: Setting The Power Saver For Computer Images

    FUNCTION DISPLAY : ON MENU ADJUST POWER SAVER GRAY LEVEL FILM MODE : ON RGB3 ADJ. SCREEN SAVER RESET SEL. ADJ. This is the FUNCTION menu with the POWER SAVER option highlighted. POWER/STANDBY indicator POWER POWER/ SAVER STANDBY Operating Status Mode indicator Green...
  • Page 36: Setting The Gray Level For The Sides Of The Screen

    The Menu System FUNCTION DISPLAY : ON MENU ADJUST POWER SAVER : OFF GRAY LEVEL FILM MODE RGB ADJ. SCREEN SAVER RESET ADJ. SEL. This is the FUNCTION menu with the GRAY LEVEL option highlighted. NOTE: Repeated watching with the gray level set to black may effect the quality of your picture.
  • Page 37: Adjusting The Display In Rgb3 Input Mode

    FUNCTION DISPLAY : ON MENU ADJUST POWER SAVER : OFF GRAY LEVEL FILM MODE : ON RGB3 ADJ. SCREEN SAVER RESET ADJ. SEL. This is the FUNCTION menu with the RGB3 ADJ. option highlighted. FUNCTION DISPLAY : ON MENU ADJUST POWER SAVER : OFF GRAY LEVEL...
  • Page 38: Turning Orbiter On

    The Menu System SCREEN SAVER : AUTO ORBITER INVERSE : OFF ADJ. SEL. This is the SCREEN SAVER menu with the ORBITER option highlighted. Turning ORBITER on The factory setting for ORBITER is OFF . To turn ORBITER ON: 1. From the main menu, highlight and select FUNCTION. The FUNCTION menu is displayed.
  • Page 39: Resetting To Default Values

    RESET RESET RETURN SEL. RESET NOW RESETTING These are the RESET screens. Choose the RESET option if you want to reset ALL options in all menus back to the factory default. Chapter 6 Resetting to Default Values The RESET function allows you to r e set all adjustments to the factory default settings.
  • Page 40: The Options Menu

    The Menu System The Options menu Setting the Audio Inputs The monitor’s audio sources are programmable to the each of the monitor’s video sour ces. For example, you can program AUDIO1 source to work with the RGB2 video sour c e. This feature is generally used only for commer c ial applications.
  • Page 41: Setting A Computer Image To The Correct Rgb Select Mode

    Setting a Computer Image to the Correct RGB Select Mode The RGB SELECT function allows you to select the corr ect viewing mode for the type of computer image you ar e displaying. The RGB SELECT function has six modes: AUTO –...
  • Page 42: Setting The Monitor To The Correct Hd Receiver Mode

    The HD SELECT function allows you to select the corr ect mode for the monitor to work with your HD receiver. The default setting is 1080A. This is the corr ect setting for all RCA and PROSCAN HD receivers. If you have another brand of HD r eceiver, your picture may appear broken or off-center.
  • Page 43: The Setup Menu

    The Setup Menu The SETUP menu controls the way your monitor communicates. Confirming the Frequencies, Polarities, Mode and Resolution of Input Signals The FREQUENCY function is used to confir m the frequencies, polarities, mode and r e solution of the signals coming from a computer. To confirm frequencies, polarities, mode and r e solution: SETUP FREQUENCY...
  • Page 44: Selecting The Language For The Menus

    The Menu System Selecting the Language for the Menus The menu display can be set to one of thr ee languages: English, French or Spanish. The default is English. To change the default setting: MENU LANGUAGE LANGUAGE ˜ ESPANOL ADJ. This is the MENU LANGUAGE screen with Spanish as the selected language.
  • Page 45: The Autotuning Setup Menu

    The Autotuning Menu Autotuning the Component buttons on the Remote Control The AUTOTUNING feature lets you easily pr o gram the component buttons on the r e mote to operate the components hooked up to the monitor . To autotune your components to the buttons on the remote: AUTOTUNING SETUP HD RCVR BTN...
  • Page 46: Sleep Timer

    The Menu System Sleep Timer The sleep timer is a featur e that allows you to set the monitor to tur n off after a prescribed amount of time. It can be set to tur n the power off after 30, 60, 90 or 120 minutes. Setting the Sleep Timer 1.
  • Page 47: Other Information

    Chapter 3 Other Information Chapter Overview: • Installation • Connecting Your PC or Macintosh Computer • Specifications • Troubleshooting • The Menu System • Supported Resolution • Limited Warranty • Accessory Information...
  • Page 48: Installing The Monitor

    Other Information REFERENCE Installing the Cinema Screen Monitor • This device cannot stand on its own. Be sure to use a stand or original mounting unit. • For correct installation and mounting it is strongly recommended to use a trained, authorized Cinema Screen dealer.
  • Page 49: Connecting Your Pc Or Macintosh Computer

    REFERENCE Connecting Your PC Or Macintosh Computer Connecting your PC or Macintosh computer to your Cinema Screen monitor will enable you to display computer images on the monitor . The Cinema Screen monitor supports the signals described on page 48. To connect to a PC, Macintosh or compatible graphics adapter: 1.
  • Page 50: Specifications

    RCA-pin X 1 Video 2 BNC X 1 Video 3 S-Video: DIN 4-pin X 1 DVD/HD/DTV RCA-pin (Y, P Audio Stereo RCA X 3 External Control D-sub 9-pin X1 (RS-232C) Sound Output 7W+7W at 6 ohm Power Supply AC120V 50/60Hz Current Rating 5.9A (maximum)
  • Page 51: Troubleshooting

    REFERENCE Troubleshooting Before requesting service, check the adjustments, operations, etc. Symptom Picture is disturbed. Sound is noisy. Remote control unit operates erroneously. The remote control does not work. Monitor’s power does not turn on when the remote control’s power button is pressed. Monitor does not operate when the remote control’s buttons are pressed.
  • Page 52: The Monitor Menu System

    Other Information REFERENCE The Monitor Menu System Main menu Sub menu PICTURE QUALITY CONTRAST BLACK LEVEL SHARPNESS COLOR TINT PRESETS COLOR TEMP. NOISE REDUCE Main menu Sub menu AUDIO BASS TREBLE BALANCE Main menu Sub menu SCREEN V-POSITION H-POSITION V-HEIGHT H-WIDTH AUTO PICTURE FINE PICTURE...
  • Page 53 REFERENCE Main menu Sub menu OPTIONS AUDIO INPUT BNC SELECT RGB SELECT HD SELECT PICTURE SIZE Main menu Sub menu SETUP FREQUENCY MENU LANGUAGE COLOR SYSTEM Main menu Sub menu AUTOTUNING SETUP HD RCVR BTN AUX BUTTON VCR1 BUTTON DVD BUTTON Chapter 7 Other Information Functions...
  • Page 54: Supported Resolution

    Other Information REFERENCE Supported Resolution • When screen mode is NORMAL, each signal is converted to 640 dot X 480 line signal (except for *3). • When screen mode is FULL, each signal is converted to 853 dot X 480 line signal (except for *2). Notes: •...
  • Page 55 REFERENCE Only when using a graphic accelerator board that is capable of displaying 848 X 480. Aspect ratio is 5:4. This signal is converted to a 600 X 480 line signal. The picture is displayed in the original r e solution. The aspect ratiois 5:4.
  • Page 56: Rca Limited Warranty

    Please complete and mail the Pr o duct Registration Card packed with your unit. It will make it easier to contact you should it ever be necessary. The r e turn of the card is not required for warranty coverage. RCA Plasma Monitor Limited Warranty...
  • Page 57 REFERENCE Limitation of Warranty: • THE WARRANTY STATED ABOVE IS THE ONLY WARRANTY APPLICABLE TO THIS PRODUCT. ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLED (INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED. NO VERBAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION GIVEN BY THOMSON MULTIMEDIA INC., ITS AGENTS OR EMPLOYEES SHALL CREATE A GUARANTY OR IN ANY WAY INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THIS WARRANTY.
  • Page 58: Accessories

    Accessories The accessories listed below ar e available from your Cinema Screen Dealer. See your dealer for prices. Attachable Speakers – SPK50 Monitor Stand – PLB50...
  • Page 59: Index

    Index Symbols 1080A 39 1080B 39 Antenna button 13 Arrow buttons 13 Audio input 38 Audio menu 29, 50 Automatic Code Search 16 Auto picture 31 Autotuning 43, 51 Aux button 13 Balance 29 Bass 29 Batteries 9, 15 Bias 27 BNC select 38 Black level 26 CH+/CH- button 13...
  • Page 60 Safety information 1, 2 Safety metal fitting 6 Screen Saver 35, 50 Screen menu 30, 50 Screen size Fill 30 Full 30 Normal 30 Stadium 30 Setting the Color T emperature 27 Setup menu 41, 51 Sharpness 26 Sleep button 14 Sleep timer Cancelling 44 Checking 44...
  • Page 62 Please do not send any products to the address listed in this manual or on the carton. This will only add delays in service for your product. Thomson multimedia Inc. 10330 N. Meridian St. Indianapolis, IN 46290 ©2001 Thomson multimedia Inc. Trademark(s) ®...

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