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Sony PVM-740 Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating Instructions
Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly
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© 2010 Sony Corporation



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  • Page 1 4-176-661-21(1) Professional Video Monitor Operating Instructions Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. PVM-740 © 2010 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 Owner’s Record The model and serial numbers are located at the rear. Record these numbers in the spaces provided below. Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No.____________________ Serial No.____________________ Important Safety Instructions •...
  • Page 3 (commercial and light industrial), E3 (urban outdoors), E4 (controlled EMC environment, ex. TV studio). For the customers in Europe The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan. The Authorized Representative for EMC and product safety is Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Precaution ... 5 On Safety ... 5 On Installation ... 5 Handling the Screen ... 5 On Burn-in ... 5 On a Long Period of Use ... 5 Handling and Maintenance of the Screen ... 6 On Dew Condensation ... 6 On Repacking ...
  • Page 5: Precaution

    Precaution On Safety • Operate the unit only with a power source as specified in the “Specifications” section. • A nameplate indicating operating voltage, etc., is located on the bottom. • Should any solid object or liquid fall into the cabinet, unplug the unit and have it checked by qualified personnel before operating it any further.
  • Page 6: Handling And Maintenance Of The Screen

    The fan for cooling the unit is built in. When the fan stops and the 1 (standby) switch indicator on the front panel flashes in green and amber for fan error indication, turn off the power and contact an authorized Sony dealer. On AC Adaptor Terminal The AC adaptor terminal of this unit (the connector for AC adaptors) is a consumable part.
  • Page 7: Features

    Features The PVM-740 Professional Video Monitor is a 7.4 type OLED panel monitor for broadcast or business use, featuring a precise image and high performance. This not only achieves high quality picture by the OLED panel but is also small and lightweight, and accepts a...
  • Page 8 Input signal waveform and audio level display The waveform of the input signal or the audio level (embedded audio only) can be displayed. For more information, see SUB INPUT SELECT of “WFM/ALM (waveform monitor and audio level meter) DISPLAY SETTING” on page 21. Screen saver To reduce burn-in, the brightness of the screen can be automatically decreased when a still image is displayed...
  • Page 9: Location And Function Of Parts And Controls

    Location and Function of Parts and Controls Front Panel a Tally lamp You can check the status of the monitor by the color of the tally lamp. The tally lamp lights in red, green or amber according to the setting of PARALLEL REMOTE in the REMOTE menu.
  • Page 10: Using The Stand

    Press the button BRIGHTNESS, CONTRAST, CHROMA, or VOLUME function assigned to display the adjustment screen. Press the same button again, and the adjustment screen disappears, but you can adjust the value without the setting value display. For details of the function assigned to the function button, see page 22.
  • Page 11: Rear/Bottom Panel

    Follow the instructions for this port. e SERIAL REMOTE connector (RJ-45) Connect to the network or Sony BKM-15R Monitor Control Unit by using a 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX LAN cable (shielded type, optional).
  • Page 12: Installing To The Rack (Using Mb-531)

    The monitor can also be operated with AC power by attaching the AC adaptor. CAUTION For safety, use only the Sony AC adaptor listed below. • AC power using the AC-940W AC Adaptor j 12V jack (XLR-type, 4-pin) Connects the DC 12V external power source to use the monitor.
  • Page 13: Power Supply

    Power Supply Attaching the AC Adaptor Attaching Removing CAUTION • The AC adaptor can be used only with products specified by the manufacturer. • To remove the AC adaptor, first unplug the AC power cord and then remove the AC adaptor. Connecting the AC Power Cord Attach the AC adaptor to the monitor, and then connect the supplied AC power cord.
  • Page 14: Selecting The Default Settings

    Selecting the Default Settings When you turn on the unit for the first time after purchasing it, select the area where you intend to use this unit from among the options. The default setting values for each area COLOR TEMP NORTH AMERICA ARGENTINA LATIN AMERICA...
  • Page 15: Selecting The Menu Language

    2 If LATIN AMERICA is selected: L A T I N A M E R I C A P A L & P A L - N A R E A A R G E N T I N A P A R A G U A Y U R U G U A Y N T S C &...
  • Page 16: Using The Menu

    The setting items (icons) in the selected menu are displayed in yellow. USER CONFIG – SYSTEM SETTING N T S C S E T U P : F O R M AT D I S P L AY: L A N G U A G E : P O W E R S AV I N G : I / P M O D E : L E D B R I G H T N E S S :...
  • Page 17 The menu icon presently selected is shown in yellow and setting items are displayed. USER CONFIG – SYSTEM SETTING N T S C S E T U P : xxxxxx F O R M AT D I S P L AY: xxxxxx L A N G U A G E : E N G L I S H...
  • Page 18: Adjustment Using The Menus

    Adjustment Using the Menus Items The screen menu of this monitor consists of the following items. STATUS (the items indicate the current settings.) FORMAT COLOR TEMP HDMI FORMAT NTSC SETUP SCAN MODE POWER SAVING I/P MODE Model name and serial number COLOR TEMP/SPACE COLOR TEMP MANUAL ADJUSTMENT...
  • Page 19: User Control Menu

    You need to use the measurement instrument to adjust the white balance. Recommended: Konica Minolta color analyzer CA-210 COLOR TEMP/SPACE xxxxxx C O L O R T E M P : M A N U A L A D J U S T M E N T A D J U S T G A I N : A D J U S T B I A S : C O P Y F R O M :...
  • Page 20: User Config Menu

    Submenu Setting PICTURE CONTROL Adjusts the picture. • ACC (Auto Color Control): Sets ACC circuit on or off. To check the fine adjustment, select OFF. Normally select ON. • CTI (Chroma Transient Improvement): When a low color resolution signal is input, a crisp image can be displayed.
  • Page 21 Submenu Setting LED BRIGHTNESS Sets the brightness of the LED of the buttons. • 0: The LED becomes brighter. • 1: The LED becomes darker. RGB RANGE Sets the black level and white level for the RGB format of HDMI signals.
  • Page 22: Function Button Setting

    Submenu Setting WFM/ALM • WFM: A waveform monitor is SELECT displayed. • ALM: An audio level meter is displayed. When WFM is selected, the waveform and audio level are displayed. When ALM is selected, the audio level is displayed in eight channels. The audio levels of WFM or ALM are displayed when SDI signal is input.
  • Page 23 MONO Press the button to display a monochrome picture. When the buttons is pressed again, the monitor switches automatically to color mode. MARKER Press the button to display the marker. Set the aspect marker in the MARKER SETTING menu (see page 21). H/V DELAY Press the button to observe the horizontal and vertical sync signals at the same time.
  • Page 24: Scan Mode Image

    Normal image FLIP V Scan mode image 4 :3 720 × 540 720 × 540 – – Adjustment Using the Menus FLIP H 646 × 487* (480i, 480P) FLIP HV 768 × 540 (575i, 576P) The picture is scaled horizontally to display in an aspect ratio of 4:3.
  • Page 25: Remote Menu

    REMOTE menu REMOTE PA R A L L E L R E M O T E : S E R I A L R E M O T E : xxxxxxx M O N I T O R : C O N T R O L L E R : C O N N E C T I O N : Submenu Setting...
  • Page 26: Key Inhibit Menu

    KEY INHIBIT menu KEY INHIBIT K E Y I N H I B I T : You can lock the setting so that they cannot be changed by an unauthorized user. Select OFF or ON. If you set to ON, all items are displayed in black, indicating the items are locked.
  • Page 27: Input Signals And Adjustable/Setting Items

  • Page 28: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting This section may help you isolate the cause of a problem and as a result, eliminate the need to contact technical support. • The unit cannot be operated t The key protection function works. Set the KEY INHIBIT setting to OFF in the KEY INHIBIT menu.
  • Page 29 Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Note Always verify that the unit is operating properly before use. SONY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMPENSATION OR REIMBURSEMENT ON ACCOUNT OF THE LOSS...
  • Page 30: Available Signal Formats

    Available signal formats The unit is applicable to the following signal formats. Total Active System lines lines 575/50I(PAL) 480/60I(NTSC) 576/50P 480/60P 640 × 480/60P 1080/24PsF 1125 1080 1080/25PsF 1125 1080 1080/24P 1125 1080 1080/25P 1125 1080 1080/30P 1125 1080 1080/50I 1125 1080 1080/60I...
  • Page 31: Dimensions

    Dimensions Front 222.4 (8 Side 161.8 (6 13 ( 148.8 (5 130 ( 5 70 (2 60 (2 161.5 (6 Bottom (Without the stand) 1/4-20UNC Maximum depth 6 mm (1/4 inch) 3/8-16UNC Maximum depth 6 mm (1/4 inch) 4-M3 Maximum depth 6 mm (1/4 inch) 173.6 ( 6 31.2...
  • Page 32 Sony Corporation Printed in Japan...