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Sony JumboTron JTC-C200 Operating Instructions Manual

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JumboTron
Image Control
System
Operating Instructions
Before operating the unit, please read this manual
thoroughly and retain it for future reference.
JTC-C200
JTC-P200
JTA-LS200
© 1998 by Sony Corporation
ICU Controller
Image Control Unit
ABC Sensor Unit
3-864-848-11 (1)

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  • Page 1 3-864-848-11 (1) JumboTron Image Control System Operating Instructions Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. JTC-C200 ICU Controller JTC-P200 Image Control Unit JTA-LS200 ABC Sensor Unit © 1998 by Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 Record these numbers in the spaces provided below. the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide regarding this product.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Overview About This Manual ............4 Precautions ................ 4 Overview of the JumboTron System ....... 5 Images to be displayed on the JumboTron screen ....5 Structure of the JumboTron screen ......... 6 Configuration of the JumboTron system ........7 Features ................
  • Page 4: About This Manual

    VCRs, video cameras and computers. For the operation of these pieces of equipment, refer to their operation manuals. For the maintenance and adjustment of the JumboTron System, consult with qualified Sony service personnel. Precautions On safety • Do not forcibly bend the power cord. Do not place or drop any heavy object on it.
  • Page 5: Overview Of The Jumbotron System

    Overview of the JumboTron System The JumboTron system displays video images on a large screen (JumboTron screen) located either outdoors or indoors. Images from video sources such as a VCR, video camera and computer can be displayed on the screen. The JumboTron system provides superb bright images with high resolution, regardless of whether it is day or night, indoors or outdoors.
  • Page 6: Structure Of The Jumbotron Screen

    Overview of the JumboTron System Structure of the JumboTron screen Two types of the JumboTron screen are available. One is the conventional CRT type screen in which light emitting bodies of three primary colors (R, G and B), “Trinilite,” are used as the light emitting element. The other is the new LED type screen in which light emitting diodes of the three primary colors are used.
  • Page 7: Configuration Of The Jumbotron System

    Configuration of the JumboTron system The following is the suggested configuration of the JumboTron system. Control room Screen site JME-UA200 unit alignment JumboTron screen controller Audio mixer Microphone Computer JTA-LS200 ABC sensor unit Audio amplifier Speaker system Still image player Frame AV switcher synchronizer...
  • Page 8: Features

    Features JTC-C200 ICU controller The JTC-C200 ICU controller is the remote controller for the JTC-P200 ICU (Image Control Unit) which controls the images on the JumboTron screen. Using the ICU controller, you can control the ICU from a control room at a distance of up to 500 m (1640 feet). The main functions of the JTC-C200 are as follows: Turning on/off the ICU and screen You can turn the ICU and the JumboTron screen on and off.
  • Page 9: Locations And Functions Of Parts And Controls

    Locations and Functions of Parts and Controls JTC-P200 ICU (Image Control Unit) Front panel 1 POWER switch To remove/attach the front panel Turns the ICU on/off. 2 Power lamp When attaching, insert Lights when the ICU is turned on. the projecting part on the front panel into the slot on the ICU.
  • Page 10 Locations and Functions of Parts and Controls Rear panel 7 8 9 !¡ 1 INPUT 1 (R/R-Y, G/Y, B/B-Y, HD/COMP, VD) 5 CONTROL 2 and CONTROL 3 connectors (D- connectors (BNC type) sub 15-pin) Connect to the AV switcher to which video equipment, Connect to the JTC-C200 ICU controller.
  • Page 11: Jtc-c200 Icu Controller

    JTC-C200 ICU controller Front panel 8 9 0 !¡ !™ !£ !¢ 1 POWER switch 9 SCREEN power button and lamp Turns the ICU controller on/off. Hold down the button for more than a second to turn the power of the screen on and off. The button lights 2 Connector panel when the screen is turned on.
  • Page 12 Locations and Functions of Parts and Controls Rear panel 1 ID selector When two or more ICU controllers are used in the system, set the ID number for each ICU controller. For details, see page 15. 2 MODE selector This is provided for future extended use. Normally set to 0.
  • Page 13: Jta-ls200 Abc Sensor Unit

    JTA-LS200 ABC sensor unit 1 ABC (Automatic Brightness Control) sensor Senses the ambient light. 2 IN connector (Round type, 17-pin) When two or more ABC sensor units are used in the system, connect the first sensor unit to the CONTROL 1/LS connector of the ICU.
  • Page 14: Connections

    Connections Turn off the power to all equipment when making the connections. Check that the connectors are fully inserted before using. JumboTron system configuration JME-SA200 screen Cellular phone alignment controller Public telephone line Digital data JumboTron screen card Modem EXTERNAL COM 2 CONTROL to power...
  • Page 15: Setting The Id Number Of The Jtc-c200 Icu Controller

    Setting the ID number of the JTC-C200 ICU controller When two or more JTC-C200 ICU controllers are used in the JumboTron system, set the individual ID number on each ICU controller with the ID selector on the rear panel. If the same ID number is set on two or more ICU controllers, the system does not operate correctly.
  • Page 16: Displaying Images On The Screen

    Displaying Images on the Screen With the JTC-C200 ICU controller, you can select the images to be displayed on the JumboTron screen. Preparing the system Do the following before remote control operation with the ICU controller: Turn on the power switch on the power distribution panel which supplies the power to the JumboTron system.
  • Page 17 Hold down the SCREEN button for more than a second. The button lights and the JumboTron screen turns on. When the system has started, the normal display appears. Normal display OPERATION TIME 204.8H [NEXT] Press the display mode button to select the images to be displayed on the screen.
  • Page 18: Checking The Operation Time

    Displaying Images on the Screen Checking the operation time The operation time (OPERATION TIME) of the system is displayed on the normal display. Operation time OPERATION TIME 204.8H [NEXT] If the operation time does not appear in the display window There are four normal displays, and you can select them with the F5 (NEXT) button.
  • Page 19: Selecting The Brightness Of The Screen

    Selecting the brightness of the screen You can set the brightness of the screen instantly by recalling one of the four preset brightness levels. F1 (PRESET-1), F2 (PRESET-2), F3 (PRESET-3) F5 (NEXT) button and F4 (PRESET-4) buttons When the display window shows the normal display, press the F5 (NEXT) button repeatedly until the SCREEN BRIGHTNESS display appears.
  • Page 20: Selecting The Picture Size/shift On The Screen

    Press To select Picture size/shift preset on SETTING-1 Picture size/shift preset on SETTING-2 Picture size/shift preset on SETTING-3 Picture size/shift preset on SETTING-4 To change the preset picture size/shift values Consult with qualified Sony service personnel. Operation...
  • Page 21: Setting The Type Of The Video Input Signal

    Setting the type of the video input signal Select the type of the video signal to be input from the VCR, video camera or other image output equipment. F1 (COMPOSITE), F2 (COMPONENT), F5 (NEXT) button and F3 (RGB) buttons When the display window shows the normal display, press the F5 (NEXT) button repeatedly until the SWITCHER-1 display appears.
  • Page 22: Menu Displays

    Selects the signal to be adjusted. OTHER CTRL Adjusts the screen brightness, etc. For the screen brightness adjustment, see page 23. When you need to adjust the item marked with * , please consult with qualified Sony service personnel. Operation...
  • Page 23: Adjusting The Brightness Of The Screen

    Adjusting the Brightness of the Screen Adjusting the brightness This section explains the basic brightness adjustment operations. The brightness of the screen can be adjusted by 16 levels. MENU button ENTER button ◊ /√/ı/∫ buttons When the display window shows the normal display, press the MENU button.
  • Page 24: Adjusting The Brightness Automatically (auto Brightness Control)

    Adjusting the Brightness of the Screen Press the ENTER button. “SAVE” is displayed for about one second, and the adjusted brightness is stored in the memory. To finish the brightness adjustment, press the MENU button repeatedly until the normal display appears in the display window. Note After adjusting the brightness in step 4 above, do not press the MENU button before pressing the ENTER button.
  • Page 25: Adjusting And Presetting The Brightness

    Adjusting and presetting the brightness You can preset up to four brightness levels for the images you display frequently. The preset brightness levels can be recalled at a touch. MENU button ENTER button ◊ /√/ı/∫ buttons When the display window shows the normal display, press the MENU button.
  • Page 26 Adjusting the Brightness of the Screen Press the √ or ◊ button to select PRESET, and press the ENTER button. The preset menu appears. > BRIGHTNESS GEOMETRY Press the √ or ◊ button to select BRIGHTNESS, and press the ENTER button.
  • Page 27: Adjusting The Picture On The Screen

    Adjusting the Picture on the Screen When the composite video signal is displayed on the screen, you can adjust the color, hue and sharpness of the picture. When the component video signal is displayed, you can adjust the color and sharpness only. MENU button ENTER button ◊...
  • Page 28 Adjusting the Picture on the Screen Press the √ or ◊ button to select the item you want to adjust, and press the ı or ∫ button to adjust it. Adjusted value COLOR : 31 HUE : 31 > SHARPNESS : 10 Adjustment item How to adjust Pressing the ∫...
  • Page 29: Controlling The Equipment Connected To The Icu

    Controlling the Equipment Connected to the ICU Using the UTILITY button on the ICU controller, you can control the power on/off or other functions of the equipment connected to the EXTERNAL CONTROL connector of the ICU. UTILITY button Hold down the UTILITY button for more than a second to make contact. The UTILITY button lights.
  • Page 30: Getting Information About The Input Signal

    Getting Information about the Input Signal You can display information about the currently input video signal in the display window. MENU button ENTER button ◊ /√ buttons When the display window shows the normal display, press the MENU button. The main menu appears. >...
  • Page 31: Troubleshooting

    Check the connections. properly connected. A part of the image on the A JumboTron display unit or cell Consult with qualified Sony service personnel. screen is not displayed. is defective. The JumboTron display units are Check the connection between the units and the ICU.
  • Page 32: Specifications

    Specifications INPUT-2 Analog RGB inputs: BNC JTC-P200 ICU connector (5) R: 0.7 Vp-p ± 2 dB, positive, 75 ohms, terminated General G: 0.7 Vp-p ± 2 dB, positive, 75 ohms terminated Power requirements ± 2 dB, sync G with sync: 1 Vp-p AC 100 –...
  • Page 33 Pin assignment JTC-C200 ICU controller EXTERNAL CONTROL connector (D-sub 15- pin) General Power requirements AC 100 – 240 V, 50/60 Hz, 0.13 A Power consumption 13 W (max.) 481 × 132.4 × 228 mm (w/h/d) Dimensions (19 × 5 × 9 inches) Pin No.
  • Page 34 Specifications EXTERNAL CONTROL connector (D-sub 15- JTA-LS200 ABC sensor unit pin) General Power requirements 12 V DC (supplied from the JTC- P200) Power consumption Pin No. Signal Pin No. Signal 1.0 W (max.) Reserved ICU POWER 80 × 125 × 56.5 mm (w/h/d) Dimensions ICU POWER Reserved...
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