Multimedia Projector PLC-WM5500 MODEL PLC-WM5500L Owner’s Manual Projection lens is optional. Network Supported Refer to the Owner's Manual below for details about network function. □ Network Set-up and Operation...
This Multimedia Projector is designed with most advanced technology for portability, durability, and ease of use. This projector utilizes built-in multimedia features, a palette of 1.07 billion colors, and matrix liquid crystal display (LCD) technology. ♦ Functionally Rich This projector has many useful functions such...
Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Air Circulation Installing the Projector in Proper Directions Moving the Projector Cautions in Handling the Projector Compliance .
SIDE and TOP 0.7’(20cm) 1.5’(50cm) – If the projector is unused for an extended time, unplug the 20cm projector from the power outlet. – Do not project the same image for a long time. The afterimage may remain on the LCD panels by the characteristic of panel.
The openings should never be covered with cloth or other materials, and the bottom opening should not be blocked by placing the projector on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface. This projector should never be placed near or over a radiator or heat register.
Remove any dirt or dust that has accumulated on the projector. If the projector reaches a time set in the timer setting, a Filter replacement icon (Fig. 1) appears on the screen and WARNING FILTER indicator on the top panel lights up (see below), indicating that the filter replacement is necessary.
Installing the Projector in Proper Directions Use the projector properly in specified positions. Improper positioning may reduce the lamp life and result in severe accident or fire hazard. This projector can project the picture in upward, downward, or inclined position in perpendicular direction to the horizontal plane.
– When carrying the projector, use a suitable carrying case. – Do not transport the projector by courier or any other transport service in an unsuitable transport case. This may cause damage to the projector. For information about transporting the projector by courier or any other transport service, consult your dealer.
Telephone No. : (818)998-7322 The AC Power Cord supplied with this projector meets the requirement for use in the country you purchased it. AC Power Cord for the United States and Canada: AC Power Cord used in the United States and Canada is listed by the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and certified by the Canadian Standard Association (CSA).
⑪ Infrared Remote Receiver (Back) ⑫ Terminals and Connectors ⑬ Filter Cover & Air Intake Vent ⑭ Power Cord Connector ⑮ Rear Cover (Optional Parts Attachment) ⑯ Hand Grip ⑰ Security Chain Hook Note: This is not a handle for carrying the projector. Do not carry the projector with this hook. ⑱ Adjustable Feet...
Connect the LAN cable (refer to the owner’s manual of “Network Set-up and Operation”). ③ CONTROL PORT CONNECTOR When controlling the projector with RS-232C, connect the control equipment to this connector with the serial control cable. (p.19) ④ ANALOG OUT TERMINAL This terminal can be used to output the incoming analog RGB signal from INPUT 1-3 terminal to the other monitor (pp.19-20).
Indicators (on the top panel) ⑦ ⑥ ⑤ ⑧ POWER indicator – Light green while the projector is in stand-by mode. – Light green during operations. – Blink green in the Power management mode (p.59). ⑨ LAMP indicator Light red during operations.
⑭ ⑫ ⑪ ⑩ MOUSE POINTER button Move a pointer of the projector or a pointer for wireless mouse operation (p.32). ⑪ SELECT button – Execute the selected item (p.25). – Expand or compress the image in the Digital zoom mode (p.43).
Part Names and Functions ⑮ ⑯ ⑰ ⑱ ⑲ ⑳ ⑮ D .ZOOM button Select the Digital zoom +/- mode and resize the image (p.43). ⑯ INPUT 1- buttons Select an input source (INPUT 1 – INPUT 3) (pp.33-35). ⑰...
16.4’ (5 m) and 60 degrees in front, back and top of the projector. Infrared Remote Receivers are provided in front, back and top of of the projector. You can conveniently use all of the receivers (pp. 10, 11, 59). ...
Change the remote control code for the projector first before changing that for the remote control. See “Remote control” in the Setting Menu on page 58.
For projector positioning, see the figures below. The projector should be set perpendicularly to the plane of the screen. (for PLC-WM5500) Note: • The brightness in the room has a great influence on picture quality. It is recommended to limit ambient lighting in order to obtain the best image. • All measurements are approximate and may vary from the actual sizes. 35.4’(10.8 m) 23.6’ (7.2 m) 11.8’ (3.6 m) 4.5'(1.4 m) 100” 40” 63” Screen Size 40”...
Attaching the lens to the projector Remove the lens mount cover. Fit the lens to the projector by aligning the red dot on the lens with the red dot of the projector. Slowly turn the lens clockwise until it clicks. Make sure that the lens is fully inserted to the projector.
Serial out Serial Cross cable cable G B R H/V V CONTROL PORT Unplug the power cords of both the projector and external equipment from the AC outlet before connecting cables. = Cables not supplied with this projector.) • Serial Cross cable • USB cable Monitor Input • Monitor Output cable cable...
Component Video Output Composite (Y, Pb/Cb, Cr/Pr) Video cable Video Y - Pb/Cb - Pr/Cr = Cables not supplied with this projector.) Analog Out Signal Table Input Terminal Monitor Out RGB (PC analog) D-sub15 RGB (SCART) Input 1...
Cables used for connection • Audio cable Audio Output Audio cable (stereo) Unplug the power cords of both the projector and external equipment from the AC outlet before connecting cables. = Cables not supplied with this projector.) External Audio Equipment Audio Output (R) (L) Audio Input Audio Audio cable cable Audio (stereo) cable...
NOTE ON THE POWER CORD AC power cord must meet the requirements of the country where you use the projector. Confirm the AC plug type with the chart below and proper AC power cord must be used. If the supplied AC power cord does not match your AC outlet, contact your sales dealer.
After the countdown, the input source that was selected the last time and the Lamp control status icon (see page 57) appear on the screen. If the projector is locked with a PIN code, PIN code input dialog box will appear. Note: • When the Logo select function is set to Off, the logo will not be...
What is PIN code? PIN (Personal Identification Number) code is a security code that allows the person who knows it to operate the projector. Setting a PIN code prevents unauthorized use of the projector. A PIN code consists of a four-digit number. Refer to the PIN code lock function in the Setting Menu on pages 61-62 for locking operation of the projector with your PIN code.
How to Operate the On-Screen Menu The projector can be adjusted or set via the On-Screen Menu. The menu has a hierarchical structure, with a main menu that is divided into submenus, which are further divided into other submenus. For each adjustment and setting procedure, refer to respective sections in this manual.
Used to adjust the volume or mute the sound (p.28). Setting Used to set the projector’s operating configurations (pp.51-65). Information Display the input source information: Input, H-sync freq ., V-sync freq ., Screen, Language, Lamp status, Lamp counter, Filter counter, Power management, Key lock, PIN code lock, Shutter management, Simple mode, Remote control, and SERIAL NO .
• The SHUTTER indicator on the projector's top lights blue when the shutter is closed. (pp.12, 79) • The projector will shut down automatically when the set time on shutter management has passed. (p.63) • The Power management function does not work when the shutter is closed.
Basic Operation Direct Operation Volume Press the VOLUME+/– buttons on the side control or on the remote control to adjust the volume. The volume dialog box appears on the screen for a few seconds. Mute Press the MUTE (Point ▼) button on the remote control to select On to temporarily turn off the sound.
INFO . button Information display can be used to confirm the current operating condition of the projector and the signal being projected through the projector. Press the INFO. button on the remote control to display the information window on the screen. To hide the information window, press the INFO.
Basic Operation MOUSE POINTER button Move the pointer on the screen with this button. POINTER button Press POINTER button on the remote control to display the Pointer on the screen. P-TIMER button Press the P-TIMER button on the remote control to operate the Count up/Count down function.
If a projected picture still has keystone distortion after pressing the AUTO PC button on the remote control, correct the image manually as follows: Press the KEYSTONE button on the remote control to switch the Standard (for Vertical/Horizontal) /Corner correction adjustment. The Standard or Corner correction adjustment dialog box appears.
Basic Operation You can move the Pointer of the projector with the remote control to emphasize a part of the projected image. Press the POINTER button to activate the Pointer function. Use the MOUSE POINTER button to move the Pointer.
Side Control/Remote Control Operation Side Control INPUT button * Only the Input button function is set Mode 1 in the Setting menu, the INPUT button is used for switching input source. (p.51) The input source changes each time you press the INPUT button on the side control or the remote control as follows: Input 1→...
Input Selection Menu Operation Press the MENU button to display the On-Screen Menu. Use the Point ▲▼ buttons to select Input and then press the Point ► or the SELECT button. Use the Point ▲▼ buttons to select the desired input and then press the Point ►...
Video Input Source Selection Menu Operation Press the MENU button to display the On-Screen Menu. Use the Point ▲▼ buttons to select Input and then press the Point ► or the SELECT button. Use the Point ▲▼ buttons to select the desired input and then press the Point ►...
This projector automatically tunes to various types of computers with its Multi-scan system and Auto PC adjustment. If a computer is selected as a signal source, this projector automatically detects the signal format and tunes to project a proper image without any additional settings. (Signal formats provided in this projector are shown on pages 82-83)
To store the adjusted parameters . The adjusted parameters from the Auto PC Adjustment can be stored in the projector. Once the parameters are stored, the setting can be done just by selecting Mode in PC SYSTEM Menu (p.36). See “Manual PC Adjustment” on pages 38-39.
Computer Input Some computers employ special signal formats which may not be tuned by Multi-Scan system of this projector. Manual PC Adjustment enables you to precisely adjust several parameters to match those special signal formats. The projector has 10 independent memory areas to store those parameters manually adjusted. It allows you to recall the setting for a specific computer.
► or the SELECT button. Move the highlight to one of the Modes 1 to 10 in which you want to store, and then press the SELECT button. Note: • Display area (H/V) cannot be selected when 480i, 575i, 480p, 575p, 720p, 1035i , 1080i or 1080p is selected in the PC System Menu (p.36). • When input computer signal to the projector, PC adjust function will become available. Computer Input Mode free This mode has stored parameters. Mode 1...
SELECT button. Dynamic For viewing pictures in a bright room. Standard Normal picture level preset on the projector. Real Picture level with improved halftone for graphics. Image 1–10 User preset picture adjustment in the Image adjust Menu. (pp.41- Image Level Selection or the SELECT button.
Press the MENU button to display the On-Screen Menu. ▲▼ Use the Point buttons to select Image adjust and ► then press the Point the SELECT ▲▼ Use the Point buttons to select the desired item and then press the SELECT button to display the adjustment dialog box.
True Provide the image in its original size. When the original image size is larger than the screen size (1280 x 800), the projector enters to the panning mode automatically. Use the Point ▲▼◄► buttons to pan the image. When adjusted, the arrows will turn red. When reached to the correction limits, the arrows will disappear.
Custom adj . Adjust the screen scale and position manually with this function. Press the Point ►button or the SELECT button at Custom adj . and Custom adj . is displayed on the screen, you can use the Point ▲▼ buttons to choose the item you want to adjust. Scale H/V ...
When this function is set to On, the picture will be top/bottom and left/right reversed. This function is used to project the image from a ceiling-mounted projector. Rear When this function is set to On, the picture will be left/right reversed.
When Video System is PAL-M or PAL-N, select the system manually. PAL/SECAM/NTSC/NTSC4 .4/PAL-M/PAL-N If the projector cannot reproduce proper video image, select a specific broadcast signal format from among PAL, SECAM, NTSC, NTSC 4 .4, PAL-M, and PAL-N. y, Pb/Cb, Pr/Cr jacks...
Use the Point ▲▼ buttons to select the desired item and then press the SELECT button. Dynamic For viewing pictures in a bright room. Standard Normal picture level preset on the projector. Natural Naturally picture level preset on the projector. Cinema Picture level adjusted with fine tone.
Press the MENU button to display the On-Screen Menu. Use the Point ▲▼ buttons to select Image adjust and then press the Point ► or the SELECT button. Use the Point ▲▼ buttons select the desired item and then press the SELECT button to display the adjustment dialog box.
Press the Point ◄► buttons to change the progressive scan mode. Off ... Progressive scan mode is Off. On ... Progressive scan mode is On . Film ... For watching a film. With this function, the projector reproduces pictures faithful to the original film quality. Reset To reset the adjusted data, select Reset and press the SELECT button.
Press the MENU button to display the On-Screen Menu. Use the Point ▲▼ buttons to select Screen and then press the Point ► or the SELECT button Use the Point ▲▼ buttons to select the desired item and then press the SELECT button. Normal Provide the image within a screen size keeping its original aspect ratio.
When this function is set to On, the picture will be top/bottom and left/right reversed. This function is used to project the image from a ceiling-mounted projector. Rear When this function is set to On, the picture will be left/right reversed.
This projector has a Setting menu that allows you to set up the other various functions described below. Press the MENU button to display the On-Screen Menu. Press the Point ▲▼ buttons to select Setting and press the Point ► or the SELECT button to access the submenu items.
The factory default setting is in this option. Countdown Off ... Show the input image instead of the countdown when turning on the projector. Use this function when you want to project the image as early as possible even when the lamp is not bright enough.
After capturing the projected image, go to the Logo select function and set it to User. Then the captured image will be displayed the next time you turn on the projector. To cancel the capture function, select yes in the "Quit?" confirmation box.
After entering the four-digit number, move the pointer to “Set”. Press the SELECT button so that you can start to operate the projector. If you entered an incorrect Logo PIN code, Logo PIN code and the number () will turn red for a moment. Enter the correct Logo PIN code all over again.
Picture in Picture This function is used to project two images simultaneously by placing a separate small sub screen within or next to the main screen. Use the Point ▲▼ buttons to select Picture in Picture and then press the SELECT button to display a dialog box. You can also display the dialog box by pressing and holding the PIP button on the remote control for more than 3 seconds.
Setting Frame lock Set the Frame Lock to Main picture or Sub picture. Reset Press the SELECT button at Reset to display a confirmation box. To reset, press the SELECT button at yes. Mode free Delete the data stored in the Mode and return to Free. Use the Point ▲▼...
It is recommended to use Eco 2 when using the projector continuously over a long period of time. The fan noise becomes louder in Eco 2 than in Eco 1. Select the suitable mode for the used environment.
(Code 1) and the other seven codes (Code to Code ). The same code should be set on both the projector and the remote control. For example, operating the projector in Code 7, the remote control code also must be switched to Code 7.
• W hen the shutter is closed while the Power management function is working, the Power management function is released. Standby mode This function is available when operating the projector via network. Network ... Supply the power to the network function even after turning off the projector. You can turn on/off the projector via network, modify network environment, and receive an e-mail about projector status while the projector is powered off.
Setting Direct on When this function is set to On, the projector will be automatically turned on just by connecting the AC power cord to the wall outlet. Note: Be sure to turn off the projector properly (see “Turning Off the Projector” on page 24). If the projector is turned off in the incorrect sequence, the Direct on function does not work properly. Pointer You can emphasize a part of the projected image with this function.
On 1 ..Enter the PIN code every time turning on the projector. On ..Enter the PIN code to operate the projector once the power cord is disconnected; as long as the AC power cord is connected, the projector can be operated without a PIN code.
WHEN yOU HAVE CHANGED THE PIN CODE, WRITE DOWN THE NEW PIN CODE IN COLUMN OF THE PIN CODE NO . MEMO ON PAGE 7, AND KEEP IT SECURELy . IF yOU FORGET yOUR PIN CODE, THE PROjECTOR CAN NO LONGER BE STARTED .
Management The Shutter Management function turns off the projection lamp when the projector is left with the shutter closed and the set time has passed away. The count-down time can be set between 5 and 480 minutes. When the count-down time has elapsed, the shutter will be opened up automatically and the lamp will be turned off to cool itself down.
Setting Closed caption Closed caption is a printed version of the program sound or other information displayed on the screen. If the input signal contains Closed captions, you can turn on the feature and switch the channels. Press the Point ▲▼ buttons to select Off, CC1, CC, CC or CC4.
If the filter is out of scroll and the projector reaches a time set in the timer setting, Fig.2 appears on the screen, indicating that the filter cartridge replacement is necessary.
This projector has an electrically operated filter which helps you to replace the filter easily. The projector monitors the condition of the filter at all time and replaces a filter with a new one automatically when it detects the clogging.
Replacing the Filter Cartridge Turn off the projector, and unplug the AC power cord from the AC outlet. First, clean up the dust on the projector and around the air vents. Press ▼ downwards on the filter cover to release the latch and open the filter cover.
Maintenance and Care Be sure to reset the Filter counter after replacing the filter cartridge. Press the MENU button to display the On-Screen Menu. Use the Point ▲▼ buttons to select Setting and then press the Point ► or the SELECT button. Use the Point ▲▼...
When the projection lamp of the projector reaches its end of life, the Lamp replacement icon appears on the screen and LAMP REPLACE indicator lights orange. Replace the lamp with a new one promptly. The timing when the LAMP REPLACE indicator should light is depending on the lamp mode.
Additionally, check carefully to ensure that there are no broken shards or pieces of glass around the projector or coming out from the cooling air circulation holes. Any broken shards found should be cleaned up carefully. No one should check the inside of the projector except those who are authorized trained technicians and who are familiar with projector service.
Do not use any flammable solvents or air sprays on the projector and in its vicinity. The explosion or fire hazard may occur even after the AC power cord is unplugged because the temperature inside the projector is extremely high due to the lamps.
Maintenance and Care The WARNING indicators show the state of the function which protects the projector. Check the state of the WARNING indicators and the POWER indicator to take proper maintenance. The projector is shut down and the WARNING TEMP . indicator is blinking red .
A problem may be noticed with your graphics controller rather than with the projector. (When you reconnect the projector, be sure to turn the computer and monitor off before you turn on the projector. Turn on equipment in the order of the projector and computer.)
– Projecting from excessive slant angle to the screen may cause keystone distortion and partial imperfect focus. – Make sure the projection screen is at least 4.3’ (1.3 m) away from the projector. – Check if Contrast or Brightness is adjusted properly. (See pages 41, 47) –...
High voltages are used to operate this projector . Do not attempt to open the cabinet . If problems still persist after following all operating instructions, contact the dealer where you purchased the projector or the service center. Specify the model number and explain about the problem. We will advise you how to obtain service.
Appendix Computer Input/HDMI Input/Video Input Input Input Input 1 Input 2 Input 3 Network Network will be displayed only when an optional PJ-Net Organizer is attached. Computer Input System System displayed in the System Menu varies depending on the input signal. Image adjust Image adjust Contrast...
Screen Screen Normal Full Wide(16:9) Zoom True Custom Scale Custom adj. H & V Position Common Reset Digital zoom + Digital zoom - Keystone Store Reset Ceiling On/Off Rear On/Off Default(16:10)/16:9/4:3 Screen aspect Reset Video Input System System Note: The Menu display varies depending on the input signal.
Shut down 1–30 Min Eco/Network On/Off Finger/Arrow/Dot Count up Count down Timer Start/Stop/Restart Reset Exit Key lock Projector Remote control PIN code lock Off/On 1/On 2 PIN code change Protection On/Off Remote control Projector On/Off Management 5 - 480 Min.
Projector Condition LAMP SHUTTER REPLACE blue orange The projector is off. (The AC power cord is unplugged.) The projector is in stand-by mode. Press the ON/ STAND-BY button to turn on the projector. The projector is operating normally.
The lamp cannot light up. (The lamp has been cooled down enough and the projector is in stand-by mode and ready to be turned on with the ON/STAND-BY button.) The lamp has been used overtime. Replace the lamp ...
FILTER indicator on the top panel lights up. Replace the filter as soon as possible. If the filter is out of scroll and the projector reaches a time set in the timer setting, Fig. 3 appears on the screen and the WARNING FILTER indicator lights up.
Appendix Compatible Computer Specifications Basically this projector can accept the signal from all computers with the V- and H-Frequency mentioned below and less than 140 MHz of Dot Clock. When the input signal is Analog, refer to the chart below.
74.038 D-WSXGA+ 1 1680 x 1050 65.290 D-WXGA+ 1 1440x900 55.935 Note: •Depending on the condition of signals and the type and length of cables, these signals may not be properly viewed. •Specifications are subject to change without notice. •You might be able to project images even when signals other than above are inputted, however the functions of the projector could be limited. •Depending on your PC settings, the digital signals of your PC may not be projected correctly. In such a case, confirm your PC settings. •When you project a DVI signal, connect the cables, turn the projector on, then select the input. Finally, turn on your PC. Be sure to follow this procedure, otherwise an image may not be projected on the screen. If an image is not projected correctly, restart your PC. •Do not disconnect the cable while the projector is running. If the cable has been disconnected and then reconnected, an image may not be correctly projected. The CE Mark is a Directive conformity mark of the European Community (EC). Pixelworks ICs used. V-Freq .(Hz)
1.8” (W) x 1.0” (H) x 5.7” (D) (45 mm x 25 mm x 145 mm) 3.5 oz (99 g) (including batteries) Lens Cap (for PLC-WM5500) Lens Mount Cover (for PLC-WM5500L) Lens Antitheft screw * VGA Cable * Contact the dealer where you purchased the projector or the service center about the Lens Antitheft Screw.
Pj-Net Organizer Plus II Pj-Net Organizer Plus IIC The lens of this projector can be replaced with other optional lens. This feature enables you to use the projector for wide variety of uses. For installation and replacement of the lens, always contact the sales dealer. The projector lens must be installed or replaced by well-trained sales or service engineers.
Appendix ANALOG/ ANALOG OUT (Mini D-sub 15 pin) HDMI (19 Pin Type A) 1 3 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19 USB CONNECTOR (Series B) CONTROL PORT CONNECTOR (D-sub 9 pin) Configurations of Terminals Input Red Input Green Input Blue Input No Connect Ground (Horiz.sync.)
Write down the PIN code number in the column below and keep it with this manual securely. If you forgot or lost the number and unable to operate the projector, contact the service center. PIN Code Lock No . Logo PIN Code Lock No .
Appendix Dimensions Unit: inch (mm) Screw Holes for Ceiling Mount Screw: M6 Depth: 0.393 (10.0) 16.39(416.2) 3.80(96.6) 4.34(110.3) 19.27(489.5) 7.70(195.5) 6.89(175.0) 6.25(158.8) 5.91(150.0) 3.78(96.0) 6.46(164.0)
<Picture in Picture is disabled when;> • Inputting signal formats: SXGA20, WUXGA 1, WUXGA 2, WSXGA+ 1, WXGA+2, UXGA 1, UXGA 2, UXGA 3, UXGA4, D-1080p This projector provides a function to control and monitor the projector's operations by using the RS-232C serial port. Operation Connect a RS-232C serial cross cable to CONTROL PORT on the projector and serial port on the PC.
Appendix Functional Execution Command Format The command is sent from PC to the projector with the format below; 'C' [Command] 'CR' Command: two characters (refer to the command table below. -The projector decodes the command and returns the 'ACK' with the format below;...
'Character string' with the format below; Command Function Status Read Temperature Read The tables on page 90 and 91 show the typical command lists for controlling the projector. Please consult your local dealer for further information of other commands. Projector Projector status Return...