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Network Board
POA-MD13NET2
OWNER'S MANUAL
INSTALLATION and OPERATION of the Network Board
This Network Board is an optional product to control and set up a projector via a network.
Mount this product to the projector and connect a network cable. By accessing the con-
nected projector using the web browser on your computer, the projector can be con-
trolled and set up remotely.
This product is only used for our projectors that have a terminal for the Network Board.
This manual explains the installation of the Network Board and its operation.
This network board is an optional product for the
LCD projectors. The control pages and instruc-
tions differ with each projector. This side of the
owner's manual is for the projector HD series.
See back of this manual for others. Check the
projector's model No. and use proper side of this
owner's manual.
This side is for HD series
For HD Series
Chapter 1 Preparation
Chapter 2 Installation
Chapter 3 Basic Setting & Operation
Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector
Chapter 5
Controlling the Multi-Projectors
Chapter 6 Use of Serial Port
Chapter 7 Appendix

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  • Page 1

    Network Board POA-MD13NET2 OWNER’S MANUAL INSTALLATION and OPERATION of the Network Board This Network Board is an optional product to control and set up a projector via a network. Mount this product to the projector and connect a network cable. By accessing the con- nected projector using the web browser on your computer, the projector can be con- trolled and set up remotely.

  • Page 2: Federal Communication Commission Notice

    Compliance Federal Communication Commission Notice This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Chapter 1Preparation ........5 Features ..........6 Operating Environment .

  • Page 4

    Contents How to set the Timer ........46 Check the Timer events .

  • Page 5

    Chapter 1 Preparation Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL [HD Series]...

  • Page 6: Chapter 1preparation

    Chapter 1 Preparation Features Web Management function With this function, you can monitor projector functions such as power status, lamp status, input mode, signal condition, lamp-use time, etc. through the network by using the web browser installed on your computer. E-Mail Alert function The projector (Network Board) sends messages to the registered e-mail addresses when a lamp abnormality or power failure occurs with the projector.

  • Page 7

    Multi-control function A single computer can control and set up the multiple computers at the same time. Automatic On/Off using Clock function Automatically turn on or off the projectors at specified date/day and time by using the clock function. Now it's 11:30 Control port ready for external equipment via network This product provides a serial port (RS-232C) for controlling external equipment.

  • Page 8: Operating Environment

    Chapter 1 Preparation Operating Environment To perform the managing and setting of the projector by using this product, the envi- ronment described below is required. Operating System Web Browser* Plug-Ins Computer Environment Network Environment Internet Mailer* *1 The "Text Mode" and "Graphic Mode" will be explained on item "Display Mode" ( Text Mode* Windows 98 Windows Me...

  • Page 9

    The limitation of connection between this product and Hub or Computer Suitable LAN cables are limited by length and type as follows; Connection Type of usable LAN cable Network Board - Hub UTP Straight Cable with category 3 or 5 * Network Board - Computer UTP Cross Cable with category 3 or 5* *1 There may be other limitations depending on your network environment or LAN specifica-...

  • Page 10: Notice

    Chapter 1 Preparation Notice Expression/Abbreviation The word “projector” found in this manual means “projector provided with Network Board” unless otherwise noted. The OS of the computer and the Web browser described in this manual is Windows XP Professional and Internet Explorer 6.0. In case of another OS or Web browser, some instruction procedures may differ from the actual operation depending on your computer environment.

  • Page 11: Chapter 2 Installation

    Chapter 2 Installation Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL [HD Series]...

  • Page 12: Flow Of Installation

    Chapter 2 Installation Flow of installation The following are instructions for attaching this product to the projector and connect- ing it to the network. Please review the entire procedure to become familiar with it. Function of the Network Board Check the contents of a package. This product contains a network board, owner’s manuals (2 books), a ferrite core and 2 screws.

  • Page 13: Name And Function Of Each Part

    z Name and function of each part LINK indicator (Orange) This lights up orange when the net- work board is connected to the net- work correctly. LAN port Connecting the LAN cable. p.15) Name and function of each part Serial port switch socket This is to switch the polarity of the serial port.

  • Page 14: Installation And Network Configuration

    Chapter 2 Installation x Installation and Network configuration Mounting Turn the Mains switch off. Remove 2 screws on a board from any of the slots 1 to 4, and then pull the board out from the projector. Put the Board into the board slot along the guide.

  • Page 15: Connection Of Lan Cable

    Connection of LAN cable To connect to the network, it is required to use the UTP (Unshielded Twisted Pair) strait cable with RJ-45 plug. There are two different types of cables depending on whether the network is constructed with 10Base-T or 100Base-TX. Prepare the Hub (10Base-T or 100Base-TX) to distribute the network cable if required.

  • Page 16

    Chapter 2 Installation Network configuration Confirmation of the network menu When installing this product to the projector, the network on-screen menu items for this product are activated automatically. If not activated, the product may not have been installed correctly. Please check item “Mounting” ( Configure the network When you connect the projector to the network, the network number of projector must be the same as the network you intend to connect.

  • Page 17: Network Configuration

    Configuration for IP Address/ Sub net/ Gateway*/DNS* Press SELECT button again, the following network setting menu appears on the screen. Enter the specified network address. Restart the Network Board Select Set with 7 8 keys and press SELECT button again. The network configu- ration display disappears and the Network Board begins restarting.

  • Page 18: Password Setting

    Chapter 2 Installation Password setting A password can be set to restrict access to the setting pages of the projector using the web browser. The default password is set “0000” as no password. Use the projector’s menu and select the Network setting icon on the menu. Select the Network setting sub icon from the submenu, and then press SELECT button once.

  • Page 19

    How to enter the numbers with point buttons To move the selection and change the value, use the point buttons (d e 7 8) on the projector or on the remote control. The point buttons 7 8 are used to select the column. The point buttons d e are used to change the numbers up and down.

  • Page 20: Notice About System Construction

    Chapter 2 Installation Notice about system construction For installation of multiple projectors into the same network with Network Board. Do not install multiple projectors with Network Boards that have their default net- work settings to the same network. The use of the Network Boards which have the default IP address set to the same network settings will cause IP addresses to collide and create a malfunction.

  • Page 21: Chapter 3 Basic Setting And Operation

    Chapter 3 Basic Setting and Operation Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL [HD Series]...

  • Page 22: Login The Setting Page Of The Projector

    Chapter 3 Basic Setting and Operation This chapter describes basic operations and settings for controlling the projector via a network using this product. It is required that computer and projector be connected to the network and the network address be properly configured. Login the setting page of the projector Enter the IP address Launch the web browser installed in...

  • Page 23: Display Of Main Setting Page

    Display of main setting page The following main setting page will be displayed according to your display mode selection. Perform the various kinds of setting through this page. Click on the menus to display the control and setting pages. Main setting page in the Graphic Mode display Sub menu tab Switches the sub menu tab.

  • Page 24

    Chapter 3 Basic Setting and Operation Main setting page in the Text Mode display Returns to the display mode selection page. Main menu For selection of con- trol and setting items projector. Displays sub menu and status of selected items when clicking the linked text.

  • Page 25: Initial Settings

    Initial Settings After installing this product to the projector, perform the following basic ini- tial setting. Click Initial Setting on the main menu to display the initial setting page. The Languages, Date/Time, Password and Temperature unit can be set in this page. The model name of the projector on which this product is mounted is displayed on the page.

  • Page 26: Password Setting

    Chapter 3 Basic Setting and Operation Password Setting This page is to set the password to restrict the access from an unauthorized per- son through the network. Enter the password onto the text box and click Set button. The Network Board begins restarting and it takes about 40 seconds. Close (Quit) the web browser and access to the login page again in 40 seconds.

  • Page 27: Date/time Setting

    Date/Time Setting Type present date onto the date text area with (Year/Month/Date) format and type present time onto the time text area with (Hour:Minute) format in 24 hours indication. Click Set button and confirm that the data and time are set correctly.

  • Page 28: Network Configuration

    Chapter 3 Basic Setting and Operation Network Configuration Click Network on the main menu. The following setting page is displayed. This page is to set the IP Address, Subnet Mask, Default Gateway, DNS (Domain Name Server) and projector name. Configure the network The IP address and Subnet Mask have been configured already in chapter “Installation”.

  • Page 29: E-mail Setting

    E-mail Setting This product has an E-mail function which can send an alert message to users or an administrator if it detects an abnormality on the projector or run out of the life span of the lamp. Click E-Mail Setting on the main menu and follow the below steps.

  • Page 30

    Chapter 3 Basic Setting and Operation Registering and deleting E-mail addresses Type the E-mail address onto the Mail Address text area and click Set but- ton. To check the registered address- es, click Mail Address Check & Delete sub menu tab. The addresses are list- ed as the figure on the right.

  • Page 31: Examples: Type And Contents Of Alert Mail

    Condition selection for sending alert message Check the condition items under which alert messages will be sent and click Set button. A free message can be sent when the lamp use time reaches the preselect- ed lamp use time. Check this condition and enter a set- ting time.

  • Page 32

    Chapter 3 Basic Setting and Operation When the internal power circuit is failed: TITLE: Message from projector 07-10-2003 00:59 Projector Model Name: PLV-HD10 TCP/IP: 192.168.1.201 Projector Name: myProjector It sends you following message. *The Projector lamp was turned off, because projector power circuit failed. Unplug the projector from AC outlet and ask servicing to qualified service personnel.

  • Page 33: Chapter 4 Controlling The Projector

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL [HD Series]...

  • Page 34: Power On/off The Projector

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector This chapter describes controlling the projector via a network using this product. Display the main menu following to the login procedure described on page 22. Power on/off the projector Click Power & Status on the main menu. The control page will be displayed. By clicking On or Standby button on the page, the power of the projector can be controlled.

  • Page 35: Check The Status Of Projector

    Check the status of projector In the “Power & Status” page, you can control the projector power, and also you can check the status of the projector as follows. To change the page, click on the page number. White Normal Lamp replacement required Gray Gray with X...

  • Page 36: Control The Projector

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector Control the projector Click Control on the main menu. The Control sub menu tab appears on the control page. When you click each control item, the control page is dis- played according to the control menu you selected. The setting method differs depending on the contents of the page.

  • Page 37: How To Adjust And Select The Item

    How to adjust and select the item Item selection Select your desired mode with pull-down menu button and click the Set button. Setting value change To change the value, take one of 2 ways below, 1) Change the value step by step by clicking the "+" or "-" button. 2) Type the value directly onto the text box and click the Set button.

  • Page 38: System

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector System This function is to select the system of signal input to the projector. The available system mode are listed on the pull-down menu button according to the input signal. Select a system and then click Set button. Also the cus- tom adjustment mode in the item "Display"...

  • Page 39: Display

    Display This function is to adjust the signal from the computer or AV equipment connected to the projector to obtain the proper picture image on the screen. Click on the page number to change the setting pages. Control the projector Item Description Screen ...Switches the projection mode...

  • Page 40: Save A Set

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector Save a Set Decide your desired Display values through the Display adjustment selection pages “1”to “2”. Display the page “3” and select a mode number with the pull-down menu button of the Save to. Type a memo into the Memo text area for simply description of your selected number.

  • Page 41: Image

    Image This function is to adjust the projected picture image and set the image mode. For selection of image mode, select a desired image mode with the Image pull-down menu button and then click Set button. The setting items are switched automatically according to selected input mode, computer or video input.

  • Page 42: Save An Image Adjustment Value

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector Save an image adjustment value Decide your desired image adjust- ment value through the image adjust- ment pages “1” to “3”. Display the page “3” and select the desired image number with the pull- down menu of the Save Adjustment. Register by clicking Set button.

  • Page 43: Sound

    Sound This function is to adjust the sound of the projector. The values in the text box represent the current control value or status. Control the projector Item Description Volume ...Adjusts the sound volume from the built-in speakers. Treble ...Adjusts the high-frequency sound band.

  • Page 44: Setting

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector Setting This function is to set up the projector. Click on the page number “1” to “4” to change the setting pages. Item Description Language ...Changes the on-screen menu language of the projector. Lamp Mode...Switches lamp mode 1 lamp or 2 lamps mode, or 2 lamps or 4 lamps mode.

  • Page 45: About Lamp Counter Reset

    Control the projector Item Description Remote Control ...Sets one of 8 types remote control codes. Lamp Counter Reset ...Resets the lamp use-time. Reset when replaced lamp. Factory Default ...Sets all of the control items to the factory shipping set. *The lamp counter is not reset by this function.

  • Page 46: How To Set The Timer

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector How to set the Timer This function is used to turn the projector off or on at a programmed day/date and time. Follow the below steps for setting. Set a day or date To set the timer event at same time everyday, select “day”...

  • Page 47: Check The Timer Events

    Set a time Type the time with (Hour:Minute) and 24 hours format. Ex.: Type [18:25] if you specify [PM 6 o’clock and 25 minutes]. Select an event “ON” or “OFF”. Select an event ON or OFF with the pull-down menu button to turn on or off the projector.

  • Page 48: Cancel The Timer

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector Notes on timer setting Up to 10 timer events can be registered. Timer events always operate according to the next valid event depending on the projector's power status. In the example below, event 3 turns on the projector so next event 4 (also turning on projector) will not be effective because the projector is already turned on.

  • Page 49: Service

    Control the projector Service This function sets the cooling fan speed of the projector. Set proper fan speed depending on the installation environment. Select “Normal” or “Maximum” with the pull-down menu button and click Set button. Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL [HD Series]...

  • Page 50: Total Save

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector Total Save This function is to save and load the control values of the projector. The storable control items are from Input to Service sub menu. Adjust and set the controls Set the controls properly according to the selected source. (see pages 37-49 for further adjustment) Select the Save page Click Total Save sub menu tab.

  • Page 51: Check The Save Items

    Control the projector Check the Save items This product provides the auto-display function to display the setting items and val- ues of the controls automatically by clicking Check button.. To start the Auto-display Click Check button to start browsing pages. The pages are automatically switched and displayed from the control sub menu "Input"...

  • Page 52: Load A Control Set

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector Load a control set Select your desired set number with the pull-down menu button of the Load Setting No. and then click Set button. The setting values of the selected set number are applied to the current settings. * The loaded set can be selected from the item "System"...

  • Page 53: Control The Projector's Menu

    Control the projector's menu Click Menu on the main menu. The following menu control page is dis- played. This page is to control the on-screen display menu of the projector. Item Description Display Menu ...To switch the on-screen display menu on or off by clicking ON or OFF button. The same operation with the MENU button on the projector and remote control.

  • Page 54: Make A Memo

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector Make a memo Select the Memo setting page by clicking Memo on the main menu. The following setting page is displayed. It is convenient to use as a memo for the simple description where the projector is placed in. This note will be displayed on the login page.

  • Page 55: Chapter 5 Controlling The Multi-projectors

    Chapter 5 Controlling the Multi-Projectors Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL [HD Series]...

  • Page 56: Multi-control

    Chapter 5 Controlling the Multi-Projectors Display the main menu following to the login procedure described on page 22. Multi-Control This function enables to control the multiple projectors equipped with the Network Boards that are connected to the network. Click Multi Control on the main menu to display the control page.

  • Page 57: Register Ip Address And Projector Name

    Register IP address and projector name Click Projector Registration sub menu tab to display the registration page. Type the IP address and projector name* required and the click Register button. Check IP address and projector name To check the registered information, click Confirmation &...

  • Page 58: Exclude/add/delete A Projector

    Chapter 5 Controlling the Multi-Projectors Exclude/Add/Delete a projector To change the mode of the registered projectors, select a mode with the pull- down menu button under the IP address of the target projector and then click Set button. Status If some of the registered projectors are deactivated by some reasons (such as disconnecting the power source, discon- necting the LAN cable, disconnecting...

  • Page 59: Control

    Control Display the control page by clicking Multi Control sub menu tab. The setting pages are constructed from 1 to 7 page and each item is indicated on the next page. Load and apply the setting value The control sets saved for each projector ( trolled projectors function is being used.

  • Page 60

    Chapter 5 Controlling the Multi-Projectors Control multi-projectors at the same time The valid controls are shown below. Please refer to chapter 4 “Controlling the Projector” ( p.33) for further control and description. When the control button or setting button is clicked, the registered projectors for the multi-control are controlled at the same time.

  • Page 61: Chapter 6 Use Of Serial Port

    Chapter 6 Use of Serial Port Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL [HD Series]...

  • Page 62: Serial Port Setting

    Chapter 6 Use of Serial Port Display the main menu following to the login procedure described on page 22. This product provides a serial control port (RS-232C) to control the external equipment which has an RC-232C port. This function allows external equip- ment to be controlled by the computer through the network and the projec- tor can be controlled by the external serial controller.

  • Page 63: Lan Port

    Setting for controlling the equipment connected to the serial port from the computer Serial Control :Selects “External” :Sets according to the computer Port specified port no. Do not use port no. 10000* :Sets according to the communi- Other Settings cation condition of the equip- ment Setting for controlling the projector from the serial controller connect- ed to the serial pot...

  • Page 64: Control Examples

    Chapter 6 Use of Serial Port Control Examples Example 1 Controlling AV equipment through the network. Example 2 Controlling a projector which is not on the network function through the network. Turn on the projector PJ1 Internet Intranet Turn on the DVD player and start playing.

  • Page 65

    Example 3 Controlling the projector with the serial controller through the serial port (RS-232C). Internet Intranet When connecting the peripheral equipment to this network board, you should notice the type of serial cables. At the factory shipping, the polarity of serial port on the net- work board is set to the reverse (cross) type.

  • Page 66: Use Of Telnet

    Chapter 6 Use of Serial Port Use of Telnet You can control the equipment connected to the serial port on the Network Board and the projector itself by using the telnet application* The following is a control example of external equipment. The telnet application is needed to use commands* Preparation Turn the projector off with the mains switch and connect an external equipment to...

  • Page 67

    When communication is established, the word “PASSWORD:” appears on the window. Type the login password* for the projector and then press “Enter” key on the keyboard. If you do not register the login password, just press “Enter” key. When the word “Hello” is replied, login has been succeeded. Type the commands from the key board to control the external equipment and then enter “Enter”...

  • Page 68: Control The Projector With Telnet

    Chapter 6 Use of Serial Port Control the projector with Telnet This product allows you to control the projector by using the Telnet application. Normally, it is used for controlling the external equipment connected to the serial port and also control the projector itself by specifying the telnet port no.10000. * It is not affected by the serial port setting of the projector when using the telnet appli- cation.

  • Page 69: Chapter 7

    Chapter 7 Appendix:A Connection examples Web browser setting Technical data Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL [HD Series]...

  • Page 70: Examples Of Connection

    Chapter 7 Appendix Examples of Connection Peer-To-Peer connection Connecting the projector (PJ01) to the control computer (PC05) directly Projector Name: PJ01 IP Address : 192.168.0.2 Subnet Mask : 255.255.255.0 Default Gateway : 0.0.0.0 : 0.0.0.0 Connecting the projector (PJ01) to the control computer (PC05) via the hub. Projector Name: PJ01 IP Address : 192.168.0.2...

  • Page 71

    The gateway (Router) installed in the network Connecting the projector (PJ01) to the control computer (PC05) via the gateway. Theater Projector Name: PJ01 IP Address : 192.168.200.15 Subnet Mask : 255.255.255.0 Default Gateway : 192.168.200.1 : 192.168.201.1 Network Group: 192.168.200.0 To another network Office Computer Name: PC05...

  • Page 72: Web Browser Setting

    Chapter 7 Appendix Web browser setting This product is designed to enable the projector to be set up and controlled from an Internet web browser. Depending on the preference settings of the web browser, some control functions may not be available. Please make sure that the following functions are set up properly in the web browser.

  • Page 73: Windows Xp Professional

    Web browser setting Examples: OS/Browsers Windows XP Professional Internet Explorer v.6.0 ActiveScript setting Select the Internet Options menu from the Tool menu on the web browser and then select Security tab and click Customize Level… button. On the security setting win- dow, scroll down and find the Scripting item, make sure that “Enable”...

  • Page 74

    Chapter 7 Appendix Proxy setting Select the Internet Options menu from the Tool menu on the web browser and then select Connection tab and click LAN Settings button. Properly set up your web browser's the proxy server settings according to the local area network environment to which the projector is connected.

  • Page 75

    Web browser setting Netscape Navigator v.7.0 JavaScript Setting Select the Preference menu from the Edit menu on the web browser and then select the item Advanced/Scripts & Plugins in the Category column. Make sure that the Enable JavaScript for Navigator is checked. Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL [HD Series]...

  • Page 76

    Chapter 7 Appendix Proxy setting Select the Preference menu from the Edit menu on the web browser and then select the item Advanced/Proxies in the Category column. Properly set up your web brows- er's the proxy server settings according to the local area network environment to which the projector is connected.

  • Page 77: Product Specification

    Product specification Type ...Network Board LAN interface...Applicant regulation Network protocol ...TCP/IP specification Serial interface ...RS-232C Baud rate Flow control Parity check Terminal Power source ...Supplied from the projector Power consumption ...3.0 watts Dimensions (W x H x D)...5.39” x 1.18” x 4.33” (137 x 30 x 110mm) Weight ...0.34 lbs (155 g) Built-in battery ...Lithium battery, Type CR2032, 3.0V Operating temperature...41˚F ~ 95 ˚F (5˚C ~ 35 ˚C)

  • Page 78: Port Specification

    Chapter 7 Appendix Port Specification LAN port specification 8-pin modular connector (RJ-45) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 pin No. Serial port specification D sub 9-pin connector (RS-232C) Pin No. Socket Signal (not used) (not used) (not used) (not used) * It is possible to switch the polarity of the serial port as shown in table below by switching the socket on...

  • Page 79: Q&a

    Appendix:B Q&A Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL [HD Series]...

  • Page 80

    Chapter 7 Appendix Q&A Installation/Access Why doesn’t the setting page appear in my web browser? Following causes are possible. Please check them. 1. The projector does not connect to the network. Check LED indicators status ( - Check the connection of LAN cable if the LINK indicator does not illuminate orange.

  • Page 81

    3. Enter the projector’s IP address [192.168.0.2] at “Address” column on the Web browser. [Note] Make sure that the proxy setting of your web browser is set “Not use a proxy server” ( 4. If the login page appears, this product is operating properly. The problems may be in the network configuration of the computer or in the network.

  • Page 82

    Chapter 7 Appendix How can I install several projectors equipped with the Network Board? Install and configure network one by one to avoid the IP address collision each other ( p.20). To configure the IP address please see item “Network configuration” ( How many projectors can I control with multi-control function? It has been designed to control up to 100 sets but it depends on the network environment.

  • Page 83

    Operation Why can't I change the controls in the setting page with web browser? Please make sure the projector is turned on. If it is in the standby mode, the setting is not effective to the projector. To control the projector with a web browser, the projector must be in the powered-on condition.

  • Page 84

    Chapter 7 Appendix Why am I not receiving E-mail alert messages? Make sure that the registered E-mail address and SMTP server address are cor- rect. If the SMTP server is located in your LAN (Local Area network), the address should be set to the SMTP server in your LAN. The SMTP server locat- ed outside of your LAN may not be available for security reason.

  • Page 85

    Q&A Can I update the firmware of the Network Board. It is possible to update the firmware through the network. It is required to have a special tool for the updating. For further information please consult your local dealer. The version number of the firmware is indicated on the lower part of the“Initial Setting”...

  • Page 86

    Chapter 7 Appendix What are the rules for IP address assignment? If the network is constructed with TCP/IP protocol, a unique IP address is required for each piece of network equipment. The following are basic rules of the assignment. Rule1 Do not configure the same IP address to the network equipment in the same network group.

  • Page 87

    Q&A Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL [HD Series]...

  • Page 88

    Printed in Japan Manufactured by SANYO Electric Co. Ltd. Network Board Owner’s Manual (IDRM-165)

  • Page 89

    Network Board POA-MD13NET2 OWNER’S MANUAL INSTALLATION and OPERATION of the Network Board This Network Board is an optional product to control and set up a projector via a network. Mount this product to the projector and connect a network cable. By accessing the con- nected projector using the web browser on your computer, the projector can be con- trolled and set up remotely.

  • Page 90

    Compliance Federal Communication Commission Notice This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment.

  • Page 91

    Contents Chapter 1 Preparation ....... . .5 Features ..........6 Operating Environment .

  • Page 92

    Contents Check the Timer events ........43 Getting the current time .

  • Page 93: Chapter 1 Preparation

    Chapter 1 Preparation Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL...

  • Page 94: Features

    Chapter 1 Preparation Features Web Management function With this function, you can monitor projector functions such as power status, lamp status, input mode, signal condition, lamp-use time, etc. through the network by using the web browser installed on your computer. E-Mail Alert function Projector (Network Board) sends messages to the registered e-mail addresses when a lamp abnormality or power failure occurs with the projector.

  • Page 95

    Multi-control function A single computer can control and set up the multiple computers at the same time. Automatic On/Off using Timer function Automatically turn on or off the projectors at specified date/day and time by using the clock function. Now it's 11:30 Control port ready for external equipment via network This product provides a serial port (RS-232C) for controlling external equipment.

  • Page 96: Operating Environment

    Mac OS 8.0 or later Network Network must handle Ethernet correctly and accept TCP/IP protocol. Computer The computer must provide a 10Base-T or 100Base-TX network card. Web browser application* Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.0 or later Netscape Navigator version 4.7 or later * Use to control and set up the projector.

  • Page 97

    The limitation* of connection between this product and Hub or Computer Suitable LAN cables are limited by length and type as follows; Connection Type of usable LAN cable Network Board - Hub UTP Straight Cable with category 3 or 5 * Network Board - Computer UTP Cross Cable with category 3 or 5* *1 There may be other limitations depending on your network environment or LAN specifica-...

  • Page 98: Notices

    Chapter 1 Preparation Notices Expression/Abbreviation The following abbreviations may appear in this manual: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows NT4.0 Macintosh, Power Macintosh Mac OS 8 or later The word “projector” found in this manual means “projector provided with Network Board”...

  • Page 99: Chapter 2 Installation

    Chapter 2 Installation Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL...

  • Page 100: Flow Of Installation

    Chapter 2 Installation Flow of installation The following are instructions for attaching this product to the projector and connect- ing it to the network. Please review the entire procedure to become familiar with it. Function of the Network Board Check the contents of a package. This product contains a network board, owner’s manuals (2 books), a ferrite core and 2 screws.

  • Page 101: Name And Function Of Each Part

    z Name and function of each part LINK indicator (Orange) This lights up orange when the net- work board is connected to the net- work correctly. LAN port Connecting the LAN cable. p.15) Caution Do not touch the connector. It may damage the product. Name and function of each part Serial port switch socket This is to switch the polarity of the...

  • Page 102: Installation And Network Configuration

    Chapter 2 Installation x Installation and Network configuration Mounting Turn the Mains switch off. Remove 2 screws on a board from any of the slots 1 to 4*, and then pull the board out from the projector. * The number of the slots may differ from the actual depend- ing on type of the projector.

  • Page 103: Connection Of Lan Cable

    Connection of LAN cable To connect to the network, it is required to use the UTP (Unshielded Twisted Pair) strait cable with RJ-45 plug. There are two different types of cables depending on whether the network is constructed with 10Base-T or 100Base-TX. Prepare the Hub (10Base-T or 100Base-TX) to distribute the network cable if required.

  • Page 104

    Chapter 2 Installation Network configuration Confirmation of the network menu When installing this product to the projector, the network on-screen menu items for this product are activated automatically. If not activated, the product may not have been installed correctly. Please check item “Mounting” ( Configure the network When you connect the projector to the network, the network number of projector must be the same as the network you intend to connect.

  • Page 105: Network Configuration

    Configuration for IP Address/ Subnet mask/Default Gateway*/DNS* Press the SELECT button again, the following network setting menu appears on the screen. Enter the specified network address with the point buttons (d e 7 8). The following is an example of a network configuration. NETWORK SETTING IP Address Sub net...

  • Page 106

    Chapter 2 Installation Password setting [Display] A password can be set to restrict access to the setting pages of the projector using the web browser. The default password is set “0000” as no password. Use the projector’s menu and select the Setting icon on the menu. Select the Display sub icon from the submenu, and then press the SELECT button once.

  • Page 107: Notice About System Construction

    Notice about system construction For installation of multiple projectors into the same network with Network Board. Do not install multiple projectors with Network Boards that have their default net- work settings to the same network. The use of the Network Boards which have the default IP address set to the same network settings will cause IP addresses to collide and create a malfunction.

  • Page 108

    Chapter 2 Installation...

  • Page 109: Chapter 3 Basic Setting And Operation

    Chapter 3 Basic Setting and Operation Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL...

  • Page 110: Login The Setting Page Of The Projector

    Chapter 3 Basic Setting and Operation This chapter describes basic operations and settings for controlling the projector via a network using this product. It is required that computer and projector are connected to the network and the network address be properly configured. Login the setting page of the projector Enter the IP address Launch the web browser installed in...

  • Page 111: Display Of Main Setting Page

    Display of main setting page The following main setting page will be displayed according to your display mode selection. Perform the various kinds of setting through this page. Click on the linked text to display the control and setting pages. Main setting page in the Graphic Mode display Main menu For selection of control and set-...

  • Page 112

    Chapter 3 Basic Setting and Operation Main setting page in the Text Mode display Returns to the display mode selection page. Main menu For selection of control and setting items of the projector. Displays sub menu and status of selected items when clicking the linked text.

  • Page 113: Initial Settings

    Initial Settings After installing this product to the projector, perform the following basic ini- tial setting. Click on the Initial linked text on the main menu to display the initial setting page. The Languages, Date/Time and Password can be set in this page. The model name of the projector on which this product is mounted is displayed on the page.

  • Page 114: Password Setting

    Chapter 3 Basic Setting and Operation Password Setting This page is to set the password to restrict the access from an unauthorized per- son through the network. Enter the password onto the text box and press the Set button. The Network Board begins restarting and it takes about 40 seconds. Close (Quit) the web browser and access to the login page again in 40 seconds.

  • Page 115: Network Configuration

    Network Configuration Click on the Network Setting linked text on the main menu. The following setting page is displayed. This page is to set the IP Address, Subnet Mask, Default gateway, DNS (Domain Name Server) and projector name. Configure the network The IP address and Subnet Mask have been configured already in chapter “Installation”.

  • Page 116: E-mail Setting

    Chapter 3 Basic Setting and Operation E-mail Setting This product has an E-mail function which can send an alert message to users or an administrator if it detects an abnormality on the projector or run out of the life span of the lamp. Click on the E-Mail Setting linked text on the main menu and follow the below steps.

  • Page 117

    Condition selection for sending alert message Click on the Option linked text. Check the condition items under which alert mes- sages will be sent and press the Set button. Please refer to chapter “Examples :Type and con- tents of alert messages” described on the next page.

  • Page 118: Examples: Type And Contents Of Alert Mail

    Chapter 3 Basic Setting and Operation Examples: Type and contents of alert mail When the projector has an abnormality, the following alert messages are sent to the registered E-mail address according to your selected condition. Administrator or user can take an efficient action quickly by receiving this massage. This is very useful to maintain and service the projector.

  • Page 119: Chapter 4 Controlling The Projector

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL...

  • Page 120: Power On/off The Projector

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector Power on/off the projector Click on the Power & Status linked text on the main menu. The control page will be displayed. By Pressing the On or Standby button on the page, the power of the projector can be controlled.

  • Page 121: Check The Status Of Projector

    Check the status of projector In the “Power & Status” page, you can control the projector power, and also you can check the status of the projector as follows. To change the page, click on the page number linked text. Items Description Lamp Mode ...Displays 2 lamps or 4 lamps mode and lamp status as below icons with...

  • Page 122: Control The Projector

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector Control the projector The control menus are displayed on the upper side of the page. When you click each control icon, the control page is displayed according to the control menu you select- ed. The setting method differs depending on the contents of the page. Click on the page number linked texts to change pages and select desired setting items.

  • Page 123: Pc Adjustment

    PC Adjustment This function is to adjust the signal from the computer connected to the projector to obtain the proper picture image on the screen. Click on the page number linked texts to change the setting pages. These parameters will appear only when the analog computer input mode is selected. Control the Projector Item Description...

  • Page 124: Save A Set

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector Save a Set Decide your desired PC adjustment val- ues through the PC Adjustment pages “1”to “2”. Display the page “3” and select a mode number with the pull-down menu button of the Save to. Type a memo into the Memo text area for simple description of your selected number.

  • Page 125: System Adjustment

    System Adjustment This function is to select the color system of video signal or scanning sys- tem of component signal input to the projector. Select a system with the radio buttons to match the color system or scanning system of input source, and then press the Set button.

  • Page 126: Image Adjustment

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector Image Adjustment This function is to adjust the projected picture image and set the image mode. For selection of image mode, select a desired image mode with the Image Adjustment Mode pull-down menu button and then press the Set button.

  • Page 127: Save A Image Adjustment Value

    Save a image adjustment value Decide your desired image adjustment value through the image adjustment pages “1” to “3”. Display the page “3” and select the desired image number with the pull- down menu of the Save Adjustment. Register by pressing the Set button. To restore the adjustments, press the Reset button.

  • Page 128: Screen Adjustment

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector Screen Adjustment This function is to adjust the screen mode of the projector. The setting items are switched automatically according to selected input mode, com- puter or video input. Sound Adjustment This function is to adjust the sound of the projector. The values in each text box represent the current control value or status.

  • Page 129: Setting

    Setting This function is to set up the projector. Click on the page number “1” to “5” linked texts to change the setting pages. * The displayed items may differ from the actual depending on the functions of projector you use.

  • Page 130

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector (Set JavaScript On) * In case of 2 lamps model There are various kind of ways to change the JavaScript preference depending on the web browser's version and application. Please refer to chapter “Appendix: Web browser setting/Active Script (JavaScript enable)”...

  • Page 131: How To Set The Timer

    How to set the Timer This function is used to turn the projector off or on at a pro- grammed day/date and time. Follow the below steps for set- ting. Set a day or date To set the timer event at same time everyday, select “day”...

  • Page 132: Getting The Current Time

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector Getting the current time The displayed time is the value set when the setting page was displayed. This time value is not updated automatically. To update the display time press the Refresh but- ton. Notes on timer setting Up to 10 timer events can be registered.

  • Page 133: Service

    Service This function sets parameters for service items of the projector. As these service items are used mainly for maintenance, please use the default set- ting unless a change is needed. - The indication of video system in this page is displayed as follows. Video System Input Signal 480I...

  • Page 134: Save Actual Adjustment

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector Save Actual Adjustment This function is to save and load the control values of the projector. The storable control items are Input, PC, System, Image and Screen controls. Adjust and set the controls Set the controls properly according to the selected source. (see pages 34-40 for further adjustment) Select the Save page Click on the Save icon from the control...

  • Page 135: Check The Save Items

    Control the Projector Check the Save items Browse pages by clicking on the page numbers and check each setting status. The pages for the save items are constructed by 7 pages. The contents of the pages may differ from the actual depending on the selected input mode and the function of the projector.

  • Page 136

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector Load a control set Select your desired set number with the pull-down menu button of the Load Setting No. and then press the Set button. The setting values of the selected set number are applied to the current settings. If the contents of the saved set are not match for the slot equipped on the projector, the invalid alert message may be displayed.

  • Page 137: Control The Projector's Menu

    Control the projector's menu Click on the Menu linked text on the main menu. The following menu con- trol page is displayed. This page is to control the on-screen display menu of the projector. Item Description Display Menu ...To switch the on-screen display menu on or off by pressing the ON or OFF button. The same operation with the MENU button on the projector and remote control hand- set.

  • Page 138: Make A Memo

    Chapter 4 Controlling the Projector Make a memo Select the Memo setting page by clicking on the Memo linked text on the main menu. The following setting page is displayed. It is convenient to use as a memo for the simple description where the projector is placed in. This note will be displayed on the login page.

  • Page 139: Chapter 5 Controlling The Multi-projectors

    Chapter 5 Controlling the Multi-Projectors Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL...

  • Page 140: Multi-control

    Chapter 5 Controlling the Multi-Projectors Multi-Control This function enables control of multiple projectors equipped with the Network Boards that are connected to the network. Click on the Multi Control linked text on the main menu to display the control page. Note: To control the multiple projectors, each projector must has the same password.

  • Page 141: Register Ip Address And Projector Name

    Register IP address and projector name Click on the Registration of Projector linked text to display the registration page. Type the IP address and projector name* if required and the press the Register button. Check IP address and projector name To check the registered information, click on the Check &...

  • Page 142: Exclude/add/delete A Projector

    Chapter 5 Controlling the Multi-Projectors Exclude/Add/Delete a projector To change the mode of the registered pro- jectors, Select a mode with the pull-down menu button under the IP address of the target projector and then press the Set button. Status If some of the registered projectors are deactivated by some reasons (such as dis- connecting the power source, disconnect-...

  • Page 143: Control

    Control Display the control page by clicking on the Control linked text on the multi-con- trol page. The setting pages are con- structed from 1 to 6 page and each items are indicated on the next page. Load and apply the setting value The control sets saved for each projector ( trolled projectors function is being used.

  • Page 144

    Chapter 5 Controlling the Multi-Projectors Control multi-projectors at the same time The valid controls are shown below. Please refer to chapter 4 “Controlling the Projector” ( p.31) for further control and description. When the control button or setting button is pressed, the registered projectors for the multi-control are controlled at the same time.

  • Page 145: Chapter 6 Use Of Serial Port

    Chapter 6 Use of Serial Port Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL...

  • Page 146: Serial Port Setting

    Chapter 6 Use of Serial Port This product provides a serial control port (RS-232C) to control the external equipment which has an RC-232C port. This function allows external equip- ment to be controlled by the computer through the network and the projec- tor can be controlled by the external serial controller.

  • Page 147

    Setting to control the equipment connected to the serial port from the computer Serial Control :Selects “External” :Sets according to the com- Port puter specified port no. Do not use port no. 10000* :Sets according to the com- Other Settings munication condition of the equipment Setting to control the projector from the serial controller connected to...

  • Page 148: Control Examples

    Chapter 6 Use of Serial Port Control Examples Example 1 Controlling AV equipment through network Example 2 Controlling a projector which is not on the network function through network. Turn on the projector PJ1 Internet Intranet Turn on the DVD player and start playing.

  • Page 149

    Example 3 Controlling the projector with the serial controller through the serial port (RS-232C). Internet Intranet When connecting the peripheral equipment to this network board, you should notice the type of serial cables. At the factory shipping, the polarity of serial port on the net- work board is set to the reverse (cross) type.

  • Page 150: Use Of Telnet

    Chapter 6 Use of Serial Port Use of Telnet You can control the equipment connected to the serial port on the network board and control projector itself by using the telnet application* The following is a control example of external equipment. The telnet application is required to use commands* Preparation Turn the projector off with the mains switch and connect an external equipment to...

  • Page 151

    The following window will appear. Type as follows and then press the Connect but- ton. When communication is established, the word “PASSWORD:” appears on the window. Type the login password* for the projector and then press the “Enter” key on the keyboard. If you do not register the login password, just press the “Enter”...

  • Page 152: Control The Projector With Telnet

    Chapter 6 Use of Serial Port Control the projector with Telnet This product allows you to control the projector by using the Telnet application. Normally, it is used to control the external equipment connected to the serial port and also control the projector itself by specifying the telnet port no.10000. Specify port no.

  • Page 153

    Chapter 7 Appendix:A Connection examples Web browser setting Technical data Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL...

  • Page 154: Chapter 7 Appendix

    Chapter 7 Appendix Examples of Connection Peer-To-Peer connection Connect the projector (PJ01) to the control computer (PC05) directly Projector Name: PJ01 IP Address : 192.168.0.2 Subnet Mask : 255.255.255.0 Default Gateway : 0.0.0.0 : 0.0.0.0 Connect the projector (PJ01) to the control computer (PC05) via the hub. Projector Name: PJ01 IP Address : 192.168.0.2...

  • Page 155: The Gateway (router) Installed In The Network

    The gateway (Router) installed in the network Connect the projector (PJ01) to the control computer (PC05) via the gateway. Theater Projector Name: PJ01 IP Address : 192.168.200.15 Subnet Mask : 255.255.255.0 Default Gateway : 192.168.200.1 : 192.168.201.1 Network Group: 192.168.200.0 To another network Office Computer Name: PC05...

  • Page 156: Web Browser Setting

    Chapter 7 Appendix Web browser setting This product is designed enable the projector to be set up and controlled from an Internet web browser. Depending on the preference settings of the web browser, some control functions may not be available. Please make sure that the following functions are set up properly in the web browser.

  • Page 157: Setting Examples: Os/browsers

    Web Browser Setting Setting examples: OS/Browsers Windows 95/98 Internet Explorer v.5.5 ActiveScript setting Select the Internet Options menu from the Tool menu on the web browser and then select Security tab and press the Customize Level… button. On the security setting window, scroll down and find the Scripting item, make sure that the “Enable”...

  • Page 158

    Chapter 7 Appendix Proxy setting Select the Internet Options menu from the Tool menu on the web browser and then select Connection tab and press the LAN Settings button. Properly set up your web browser's the proxy server settings according to the local area network environment to which the projec- tor is connected.

  • Page 159

    Web Browser Setting Netscape Navigator v.4.7 JavaScript Setting Select the Preference menu from the Edit menu on the web browser and then select the item Advanced in the Category column. Make sure that the Enable JavaScript is checked. Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL...

  • Page 160

    Chapter 7 Appendix Proxy setting Select the Preference menu from the Edit menu on the web browser and then select the item Advanced/Proxies in the Category column. Properly set up your web brows- er's the proxy server settings according to the local area network environment to which the projector is connected.

  • Page 161: Mac Os 8.6

    Web Browser Setting Mac OS 8.6 Internet Explorer v.5.0 ActiveScript setting Select the Preference menu from the Edit menu on the web browser and then select Web Content under the Web Browser heading the preference settings window. Make sure that the Enable scripting is checked in the Active Content column. Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL...

  • Page 162

    Chapter 7 Appendix Proxy setting Select the Preference menu from the Edit menu on the web browser and then select Proxies under the Network heading the preference settings window. Properly set up your web browser's the proxy server settings according to the local area network envi- ronment to which the projector is connected.

  • Page 163

    Web Browser Setting Netscape Navigator v.4.7 JavaScript Setting Select the Preference menu from the Edit menu on the web browser and then select the item Advanced in the Category column. Make sure that Enable JavaScript is checked. Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL...

  • Page 164

    Chapter 7 Appendix Proxy setting Select the Preference menu from the Edit menu on the web browser and then select Proxies under the Advanced heading in the Category column. Properly set up your web browser's the proxy server settings according to the local area network environ- ment to which the projector is connected.

  • Page 165: Product Specification

    Product specification Type ...Network Board LAN interface ...Applicant regulation IEEE802.3 (10Base-T) Network protocol Serial interface RS-232C Baud rate Flow control Parity check Terminal Power source ...Supplied from the projector Power consumption ...3.0 watts Dimensions (W x H x D)...5.39” x 1.18” x 4.33” (137 x 30 x 110mm) Weight ...0.34 lbs (155 g) Built-in battery ...Lithium battery, Type CR2032, 3.0V Operating temperature...41˚F ~ 95 ˚F (5˚C ~ 35 ˚C)

  • Page 166: Port Specification

    Chapter 7 Appendix Port Specification LAN port specification 8-pin modular connector (RJ-45) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 pin No. Serial port specification D sub 9-pin connector (RS-232C) Pin No. Socket Signal (not used) (not used) (not used) (not used) * It is possible to switch the polarity of the serial port as shown in table below by switching the socket on...

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    Appendix:B Q&A Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL...

  • Page 168: Q&a

    Chapter 7 Appendix Q&A Installation/Access Why doesn’t the setting page appear in my web browser? Following causes are possible. Please check them. 1. The projector is not connected to the network. Check LED indicators status ( - Check the connection of LAN cable if the LINK indicator does not illuminate orange.

  • Page 169

    3. Enter the projector’s IP address [192.168.0.2] at the “Address” column on the Web browser. [Note] Make sure that the proxy setting of your web browser is set to “Not use a proxy server” ( 4. If the login page appears, this product is operating properly. The problems may be in the network configuration of the computer or in the network.

  • Page 170

    Chapter 7 Appendix How can I install several projectors equipped with the Network Board? Install and configure network one by one to avoid the IP address collision each other ( p.19). To configure the IP address please see chapter “Network configuration” ( p.16) How many projectors can I control with multi-control function? It has been designed to control up to 100 sets but it depends on the network...

  • Page 171

    Operation Why can't I change the controls in the setting page with web browser? Please make sure the projector is turned on. If it is in the standby mode, the setting is not effective to the projector. To control the projector with a web browser, the projector must be in the powered-on condition.

  • Page 172

    Chapter 7 Appendix Why am I not receiving E-mail alert messages? Make sure that the registered E-mail address and SMTP server address are cor- rect. If the SMTP server is located in your LAN (Local Area network), the address should be set to the SMTP server in your LAN. The SMTP server locat- ed outside of your LAN may not be available for security reason.

  • Page 173

    Q&A Can I update the firmware of the Network Board. It is possible to update the firmware through the network. It is required to have a special tool for the updat- ing. For further information please consult your local dealer. The ver- sion number of the firmware is indi- cated on the lower part of the“Initial Setting”...

  • Page 174

    Chapter 7 Appendix What are the rules for IP address assignment? If the network is constructed with TCP/IP protocol, a unique IP address is required for each piece of network equipment. The following are basic rules of the assignment. Rule1 Do not configure the same IP address to the network equipment in the same network group.

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    Q&A Network Board OWNER’S MANUAL...

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    Printed in Japan Manufactured by SANYO Electric Co. Ltd. Network Board Owner’s Manual (IDRM-180)

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