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Multimedia Projector
PLV75L/PLV-80L (Lensless)
Owner's Manual


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  • Page 1 Multimedia Projector PLV-75/PLV-80 MODEL PLV75L/PLV-80L (Lensless) Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 2: To The Owner

    Eye damage could result. Be especially careful that children do not stare directly into the beam. – Install the projector in a proper position. If not, it may result in a fire hazard. – Provide appropriate space on the top, sides and rear of the projector cabinet for allowing air circulation and cooling the projector.
  • Page 3: Safety Instructions

    Do not use attachments not recommended by the manufacturer as they may cause hazards. Do not place this projector on an unstable cart, stand, or table. The projector may fall, causing serious injury to a child or adult, and serious damage to the projector. Use only with a cart or stand recommended by the manufacturer, or sold with the projector.
  • Page 4: Federal Communication Commission Notice

    : (818)998-7322 AC POWER CORD REQUIREMENT 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).
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

  • Page 6: Features And Design

    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 16.77 million colors, and matrix liquid crystal display (LCD) technology. ◆ Compact Design This projector is extremely compact in size and weight.
  • Page 7: Preparation

    Refer to the owner's manual in the optional PJ-Net organizer. AIR INTAKE VENTS This projector is equipped with cooling fans for protection from overheating. Pay attention to following to ensure proper ventilation and avoid a possible risk of fire and malfunction.
  • Page 8: Setting-up Projector

    NOTE ON POWER CORD AC Power Cord must meet requirement of country where you use a projector. Confirm an AC plug type with chart below and proper AC Power Cord must be used. If supplied AC Power Cord does not match your AC outlet, contact your sales dealer.
  • Page 9: Positioning Projector

    ● Projector can be focused from 5.0’ (1.5m) ~ 52.2’ (15.9m). ● Refer to figure below to adjust screen size. 5.0’(1.5m) NOTE: The figures below are only for Model PLV-75/PLV-80. Projection lens is not provided with Model PLV-75L/PLV-80L. 40” Max. Zoom...
  • Page 10: Adjustable Feet

    Position and keystone distortion of image can be adjusted using Menu Operation. (Refer to P 22 and 38.) INSTALLING PROJECTOR IN PROPER POSITION Install the projector properly. Improper installation may reduce the lamp lifetime and cause a fire hazard. 10˚ 10˚...
  • Page 11: Moving Projector

    ● When carrying a projector, use a suitable carrying case. ● Do not transport a projector by using a courier or transport service in an unsuitable transport case. This may cause damage to a projector. To transport a projector through a courier or transport service, consult your dealer for best way.
  • Page 12: Connecting Projector

    CONNECTING PROJECTOR TERMINALS OF PROJECTOR This projector has input and output terminals on its back for connecting computers and video equipment. Refer to figures on pages 12 to 14 and connect properly. INPUT TERMINAL (ANALOG) Connect computer output (Analog HDB 15 pin type) to this terminal.
  • Page 13: Connecting To Computer

    ✽ INPUT TERMINAL (ANALOG) 5 BNC (G/B/R/HV/V) Terminals of a Projector (✽ = Cable or adapter is not supplied with this projector.) • Control Cable for Serial Port ✽ • Audio Cables (Mini Plug (stereo) ) Desktop type Monitor Output...
  • Page 14: Connecting To Video Equipment

    INPUT TERMINAL (ANALOG) VIDEO Y - Cb/Pb - Cr/Pr Note: When connecting the cable, the power cords of both the projector and the external equip- ment should be disconnected from AC outlet. ✽ = Cable is not supplied with this projector.) ✽...
  • Page 15: Before Operation

    MUTE MUTE LENS FOCUS ZOOM CXTW Remote POWER ON-OFF BUTTON Used to turn projector on or off. (P20, 21) COLOR M. BUTTON Used to operate COLOR MANAGEMENT. (P35, 36) SELECT BUTTON Used to execute item selected. It is also used to expand / compress image in DIGITAL ZOOM mode.
  • Page 16: Remote Control Batteries Installation

    (Infrared Remote Receiver) whenever pressing any button. Maximum operating range for Remote Control Unit is about 16.4’ (5m) and 60° in front and rear of a projector. Slide batteries into compartment. Two AA size batteries For correct polarity (+ and –),...
  • Page 17: Top Controls And Indicators

    TOP CONTROLS AND INDICATORS This projector has CONTROL BUTTONS (TOP CONTROLS) and INDICATORS on its top. LAMP REPLACE INDICATOR WARNING TEMP. INDICATOR Turns to yellow when Flashes life of projection lamp internal draws to an end. temperature is too Flashes yellow when high.
  • Page 18: Operating On-screen Menu

    BEFORE OPERATION OPERATING ON-SCREEN MENU HOW TO OPERATE ON-SCREEN MENU You can control and adjust this projector through ON-SCREEN MENU. Refer to following pages to operate each adjustment on ON-SCREEN MENU. 1 DISPLAY MENU Press MENU button to display ON-SCREEN MENU.
  • Page 19: Menu Bar

    /Auto picture control/Color temp. /White balance (R/G/B) /Sharpness/Gamma /Noise reduction/Progressive] (Refer to P35-37) BEFORE OPERATION SETTING MENU Used to change settings of projector or reset Lamp Replace Counter. (Refer to P38-43) SOUND MENU Used to adjust volume or mute sound.
  • Page 20: Basic Operation

    What is PIN code? PIN code is a security code using Personal Identification Number that allows the person who knows it to operate the projector. Setting PIN code prevents others except the specific users from operating the projector. A PIN code consists of a four-digit number. Refer to PIN Code Lock function in Setting on page 42 for locking operation of the projector with your PIN code.
  • Page 21: Turning Off The Projector

    READY indicator turned off. You can turn it on again after the READY indicator GREEN again. • When the On start function is on, this projector is turned on automati- cally by connecting the AC power cord to an AC outlet. (See page 40 for the On start function.)
  • Page 22: Adjusting Screen

    BASIC OPERATION Press ZOOM button on Top Control or ZOOM ▲/▼ button on Remote Control Unit. Message “Zoom” is displayed. Press ZOOM ▲ button or POINT UP button to make image larger, and press ZOOM ▼ button or POINT DOWN button to make image smaller.
  • Page 23: Picture Freeze Function

    PICTURE FREEZE FUNCTION Press FREEZE button on Remote Control Unit to freeze picture on-screen. To cancel FREEZE function, press FREEZE button again or press any other button. Press NO SHOW button on Remote Control Unit to black out image. To restore to normal, press NO SHOW button again or press any other button.
  • Page 24: Computer Input

    Remote Control Unit. Select INPUT source by pressing INPUT 1, INPUT 2 or INPUT 3 button on Remote Control Unit. If projector cannot reproduce proper image, select correct input source through MENU OPERATION (see below). SELECTING COMPUTER SYSTEM WHEN SELECT INPUT 1 (COMPUTER INPUT TERMINALS ) Press MENU button and ON-SCREEN MENU will appear.
  • Page 25: Select Computer System Manually

    Unit is pressed. AUTOMATIC MULTI-SCAN SYSTEM This projector automatically tunes to most different types of computers based on VGA, SVGA, XGA, SXGA, SXGA+, WXGA or UXGA (refer to “COMPATIBLE COMPUTER SPECIFICATION” on pages 52-53). When a computer is selected, this projector automatically tunes to incoming signal and projects the proper image without any special setting.
  • Page 26: Pc Adjustment

    Unit. Store adjustment parameters. Adjustment parameters from Auto PC Adjustment can be memorized in this projector. Once parameters are memorized, setting can be done just by selecting Mode in PC SYSTEM Menu (P25). Refer to MANUAL PC ADJUSTMENT section (P27-28).
  • Page 27: Manual Pc Adjustment

    Multi-Scan system of this projector. If this happens, projector cannot reproduce a proper image and image may be recognized as a flickering picture, a non-synchronized picture, a non-centered picture or a skewed picture.
  • Page 28 COMPUTER INPUT Other icons operates as follows. Reset Reset all adjust parameters on adjustment dialog box to previous figure. Mode free To clear adjustment parameters previously set, move a red frame pointer to Mode free icon and then SELECT button. Move a red arrow pointer to Mode that you want to clear and then press SELECT button.
  • Page 29: Picture Image Select

    Select image level among Standard, Real, Image 1 to Image 10 by pressing IMAGE button on Top Control or IMAGE SELECTION ▲/▼ button on Remote Control Unit. Standard Normal picture level preset on this projector. Real Picture level with improved halftone for graphics. IMAGE 1~10 User preset picture adjustment in IMAGE ADJUST Menu (P37).
  • Page 30: Picture Screen Adjustment

    COMPUTER INPUT PICTURE SCREEN ADJUSTMENT This projector has a picture screen resize function, which enables you to display desirable image size. PICTURE SCREEN SELECT (DIRECT) Select picture screen among Normal, Full and True by pressing SCREEN button on Remote Control Unit.
  • Page 31: Video Input

    Remote Control Unit. Select INPUT source by pressing INPUT 1, INPUT 2 or INPUT 3 button on Remote Control Unit. If projector cannot reproduce proper image, select correct input source through MENU OPERATION (see below). SELECTING INPUT SOURCE WHEN SELECT INPUT 2 (5 BNC INPUT JACKS ) When connecting to those equipment, select a type of Video source in SOURCE SELECT Menu.
  • Page 32: Selecting Video System

    PAL / SECAM / NTSC / NTSC4.43 / PAL-M / PAL-N If projector cannot reproduce proper video image, it is necessary to select a specific broadcast signal format among PAL, SECAM, NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL-M, and PAL-N.
  • Page 33: Picture Image Select

    Select image level among Standard, Cinema, Image 1 to Image 10 by pressing IMAGE button on Top Control or IMAGE SELECTION ▲/▼ button on Remote Control Unit. Standard Normal picture level preset on this projector. Cinema Picture level adjusted for picture with fine tone. IMAGE 1~10 User preset picture adjustment in IMAGE ADJUST Menu (P37).
  • Page 34: Picture Screen Adjustment

    VIDEO INPUT PICTURE SCREEN ADJUSTMENT This projector has a picture screen resize function, which enables you to display desirable image size. PICTURE SCREEN SELECT (DIRECT) Select picture screen among Full, Normal, Zoom and Natural wide by pressing SCREEN button on Remote Control Unit.
  • Page 35: Picture Image

    The projector lets you replace up to eight colors for each image. There are ten preset images for VIDEO mode and ten preset images for PC, giving a total of twenty images.
  • Page 36 COLOR SELECTION MODE COLOR M. The mode will return to the pointer mode (even if you press the MENU key on the projector or the remote control). (You will need to reselect and re-adjust the color in this case.) MENU...
  • Page 37 Color temp. Press either POINT LEFT button or POINT RIGHT button to Color temp. level that you want to select. (XLow, Low, Mid or High) White balance (Red) Press POINT LEFT button to lighten red tone and POINT RIGHT button to deeper tone. (From 0 to 63.) White balance (Green) Press POINT LEFT button to lighten green tone and POINT RIGHT button to deeper tone.
  • Page 38: Setting

    SETTING This projector has Setting menu that allows you to set up the other various functions described as follows; Press the MENU button to display the On-Screen Menu. Press the POINT LEFT/RIGHT buttons to move a red frame pointer to the Setting Menu icon.
  • Page 39 • Certain signals may not be captured properly. • When capturing the image that has been adjusted by the Keystone function, the adjustment data is automatically reset and the projector captures an image without keystone correction. • When starting to capture a new image, the previously stored image is cleared even if you cancel the capturing.
  • Page 40 NOTE; Be sure to turn the projector off properly (see “Turning Off the Projector” on page 21). If the projector is turned off in the incorrect sequence, such as disconnecting the AC power cord before completing the cool down etc., the On start function does not operate properly.
  • Page 41 For example operating the projector in “Code 7”, both the projector and the remote control must be switched to “Code 7”. To change the code for the projector;...
  • Page 42 SETTING PIN code lock This function prevents the projector from being operated by an unauthorized person and provides the following settings for security options. Off ...the projector is not locked with the PIN code. On1 ...requires to enter the PIN code every time turning on the projector.
  • Page 43 Lamp counter This function is used to reset the lamp replace counter. When replacing the projection lamp, reset the lamp replace counter by using this function. See page 47 for operation. Factory default This function returns all setting values except for the user logo, Key lock, PIN code lock, logo PIN code lock and the lamp counter to the factory default settings.
  • Page 44: Appendix

    If this case happenes, disconnect and reconnect the AC power cord, and then turn on the projector again to check its operation. If the projector shuts down again or fails to be turned on, the internal check and repair will be required.
  • Page 45: Air Filter Care And Cleaning

    RECOMMENDATION We recommend avoiding dusty/smoky environments when operating a projector. Usage in these environments may cause poor image quality. When using under dusty or smoky conditions, dust may accumulate on a lens, liquid crystal panels, or optical elements inside a projector.
  • Page 46: Lamp Replacement

    APPENDIX When the life of the Projection Lamp of this projector draws to an end, the LAMP REPLACE indicator lights yellow. If this indicator lights yellow, replace the projection lamp with a new one promptly. Allow a projector to cool, for at least 45 minutes before you open Lamp Cover.
  • Page 47: Lamp Replace Counter

    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.
  • Page 48: Troubleshooting

    Problem may be with your graphics controller rather than with a projector. (When you reconnect a projector, be sure to turn computer and monitor off before you power up a projector. Power equipment back on in order of : Projector and computer.)
  • Page 49 You can often correct operating problems yourself. If a projector fails to work properly, see "TROUBLESHOOT- ING" section on pages 48, 49. To correct failure, try "Solutions". If after following all operating instructions, you find that service is necessary, contact Sanyo Service Station or store where you purchased unit.
  • Page 50: Menu Tree

    APPENDIX Computer Input/Video Input Input Input 1 Input 2 Input 3 Computer Input System PC Adjust Auto PC Adj. Fine sync. Total dots Position H Position V Current mode Clamp Display area - H Display area - V Reset Mode free Store Quit MENU TREE...
  • Page 51 Off/Countdown Off/On Off/Default/User Yes/No On/Off Logo PIN code change Quit On/Off On/Off On/Off Ready Shut down 1-30 Min Quit On/Off Auto/Normal/Eco Code 1 Code 8 Quit Projector Remote Control Quit Off/On1/On2 PIN code change Quit Yes / No Yes / No...
  • Page 52: Compatible Computer Specifications

    APPENDIX COMPATIBLE COMPUTER SPECIFICATIONS Basically this projector can accept a signal from all computers with V, H-Frequency mentioned below and less than 140 MHz of Dot Clock. ON-SCREEN RESOLUTION DISPLAY VGA 1 640 x 480 VGA 2 720 x 400...
  • Page 53: Indicators And Projector Condition

    Projector Condition LAMP The projector is OFF. (The AC Power Cord is unplugged.) The projector is READY to be turned on with the POWER ON- OFF button. The projector is operating normally. The Warning Temp. Indicator flashes red to let you know the internal temperature of the projector exceeds the normal level.
  • Page 54 Projector Condition LAMP green The projector is being cooled down. It cannot be turned on until the READY indicator lights green. The projector detects an abnormal condition and cannot be turned on. Unplug the AC Power Cord and plug it again to turn on the projector.
  • Page 55: Technical Specifications

    (0.01% or less) may be ineffective by the characteristics of the LCD panels. Multi-media Projector 12.6" x 6.6" x 16.8" (319 mm x 168 mm x 429.5 mm) 19.2 lbs (8.7 kg) PLV-75/PLV-80, 16.3 lbs (7.4 kg) PLV-75L/PLV-80L 1.21" TFT Active Matrix type, 3 panels 1366 x 768 dots 3,147,264 (1366 x 768 x 3 panels) PAL, SECAM, NTSC, NTSC4.43, PAL-M and PAL-N...
  • Page 56: Pj Link Notice

    APPENDIX This projector is compliant with PJLink Standard Class 1 of JBMIA (Japan Business Machine and Information System Industries Association). This projector supports all commands defined by PJLink Class 1 and is verified conformance with PJLink Standard Class 1. SANYO Projector Input...
  • Page 57: Configurations Of Terminals

    CONFIGURATIONS OF TERMINALS COMPUTER INPUT-1 TERMINALS (ANALOG) Terminal : HDB15-PIN Pin Configuration COMPUTER INPUT-1 TERMINAL (DIGITAL) Terminal : DVI 24-pin Pin Configuration CONTROL PORT CONNECTOR Terminal : Mini DIN 8-PIN Pin Configuration 8 7 6 Red Input +5V Power Green Input Ground (Vert.sync.) Blue Input Sense 0...
  • Page 58: Optional Parts

    ● Short Fixed Lens ● PJ-Net Organizer The lens of this projector can be replaced with other optional lens which are sold separately. 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.
  • Page 59: Pin Code Number Memo

    PIN CODE NUMBER MEMO 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 station. PIN Code Lock No.
  • Page 60 Printed in Japan Part No. 610 324 1739 (1AA6P1P4949-- M4YA) SANYO Electric Co., Ltd...

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