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OWNER'S MANUAL
3LCD DATA PROJECTOR
TLP-B2U

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  • Page 1 CONTENTS OWNER’S MANUAL 3LCD DATA PROJECTOR TLP-B2U...
  • Page 2: Contents

    - Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. WARNING: Changes or modifications made to this equipment, not expressly approved by Toshiba, or parties authorized by Toshiba, could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. NOTICE: This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
  • Page 3: Important Precautions

    Serial No. Retain this information for future reference. DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY TRADE NAME: LCD PROJECTOR MODEL NAME: TLP-B2U RESPONSIBLE PARTY: TOSHIBA AMERICA CONSUMER PRODUCTS, INC. 82 Totowa Rd., Wayne, NJ 07470 U.S.A Phone: (973) 628-8000 This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS CAUTION: PLEASE READ AND OBSERVE ALL WARNINGS AND INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN IN THIS OWNER’S MANUAL AND THOSE MARKED ON THE UNIT. RETAIN THIS BOOKLET FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. This set has been designed and manufactured to assure personal safety. Improper use can result in electric shock or fire hazard.
  • Page 5: Contents

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS (Continued) 5. Heat The product should be situated away from heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other products (including amplifiers) that produce heat. 6. Water and Moisture Do not use this product near water – for example, near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub;...
  • Page 6: Contents

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS (Continued) 11. Object and Liquid Entry Never push objects of any kind into this product through openings as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short- out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the product.
  • Page 7: Contents

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS (Continued) 16. If glass components, including lens and lamp, should break, contact your dealer for repair service. This product incorporates glass components, including a lens and a lamp. If such parts should break, please handle with care to avoid injury and contact your dealer for repair service.
  • Page 8: Contents

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS (Continued) 19. Damage Requiring Service Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions: a) When the power-supply cord or plug is damaged. b) If liquid has been spilled, or objects have fallen into the product.
  • Page 9: Power Supply Cord Selection

    Power supply cord selection If your line voltage is 220 to 240V, use one of the following types of cable. Plug configuration Plug type Line voltage EURO 220 – 240V 240V 10 – 15A 200 – 240V 240V Australian 200 – 240V 240V North American 200 –...
  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Contents Before use SAFETY PRECAUTIONS ... IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS ... IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ... Power supply cord selection ... Names of each part on the main unit ... Names of each part on the remote control ... Loading a battery ... Remote control operation ...
  • Page 11 Names of each part on the main unit VOL (–) Decrease the volume. MENU button ON/STANDBY button 25 54 ON indicator Infrared remote sensor Foot adjuster release button Lens cover CONTENTS SELECT/ADJUST button ENTER button INPUT button VOL (+) Increase the volume. TEMP indicator 25 54 LAMP indicator...
  • Page 12 Names of each part on the main unit (Continued) Infrared remote sensor Speaker Exhaust holes AC IN socket S-VIDEO jack To enter S video signal from a video equipment, etc. RGB connector To enter RGB signal from a computer, etc. CONTROL connector (RS-232C AUDIO jack (ø3.5mm stereo mini-jack) 24 62...
  • Page 13 Names of each part on the remote control KEYSTONE button RGB button VIDEO button RESET button VOL (–) Decrease the volume. ENTER button MUTE button CONTENTS ON/STANDBY button FREEZE button MENU button SELECT/ADJUST buttons VOL (+) Increase the volume. ZOOM buttons (–...
  • Page 14: Loading A Battery

    Loading a battery The remote control already contains battery. Remove the sheet before using. Follow the steps below when loading the battery. Notes on coin-shaped batteries • If the remote control does not function correctly or if the operating range becomes reduced, replace the battery with new one. •...
  • Page 15: Remote Control Operation

    Remote control operation CONTENTS Point the remote control at the infrared remote sensor and press a button. About 15 About 15 Within about 5m Rear side Front side About 15 About 15 Within about 5m Notes • The remote control may not operate when there is sunlight or other strong light such as a fluorescent lamp shining on the remote sensor. •...
  • Page 16: Floor-Mounted Projector Placement

    Floor-mounted projector placement There are two ways of floor-mounted projector placement. Perform the “Projection mode” setting on the menu screen for the projection method. For the ceiling-mounted projector placement, refer to the page Floor-mounted front projection Viewing a picture projected on the front of the screen from a floor.
  • Page 17: Contents

    Floor-mounted projector placement (Continued) Place the projector on a steady, level surface such as a table. To obtain proper screen projected, place the projector so that the projecting light hits the screen squarely. Top view Screen Point the lens straight at the center of the screen as above. Determine the screen size projected on the screen.
  • Page 18: Power Cord

    Floor-mounted projector placement (Continued) Connect the power cord. • Insert one end in the AC IN socket on the projector. • Insert the other end in a wall outlet. The ON indicator lights in orange and the projector turns to standby mode. The Take off the lens cover.
  • Page 19: Projector Placement Angle Adjustment

    Projector placement angle adjustment The tilt of the projector can be adjusted using the foot adjuster. PUSH Foot adjuster Foot adjuster release button 2750 Lift up Lower Notes • To put the foot adjuster back, hold down the foot adjuster release button and lower the front slowly. •...
  • Page 20: Ceiling-Mounted Projector Placement

    Ceiling-mounted projector placement CAUTION When a ceiling mount is required, please consult with the dealer. Ceiling-mounted front projection Viewing a picture projected on the front of the screen from a ceiling installation. Perform the “Projection mode” setting on the menu screen for the projection method. Ceiling-mounted rear projection Viewing a picture projected through the back of the screen from a ceiling installation.
  • Page 21: Rgb Cable

    Connecting an IBM PC or compatible computer (DOS/V) You can project the picture from the computer. Check that the power for the projector and computer is off before connecting the cables. Notes • The projector cannot be connected to a computer that does not have an analog RGB output terminal. For details, refer to the computer manual. •...
  • Page 22: Connecting A Macintosh Computer

    Connecting a Macintosh computer You can project the picture from the computer. Check that the power for the projector and computer is off before connecting the cables. Notes • The projector cannot be connected to a computer that does not have an analog RGB output terminal. For details, refer to the computer manual. •...
  • Page 23: Audio Cable (Vcr, Dvd)

    Connecting video equipment You can project the picture from video equipment. Check that the power for the projector and video equipment is off before connecting the cables. S-Video cable (not supplied) Note Signal input to the S-VIDEO jack takes priority over that to the VIDEO jack. Pin plug (yellow) To video output Video cable...
  • Page 24: Control Cable

    Projector operation control by a computer You can control the projector by connecting a computer to the CONTROL connector (RS-232C Connector). Check that the power for the projector and computer is off before connecting the cables. Note Do not connect a cable other than the exclusive one attached. CONTENTS To RS-232C connector Control cable...
  • Page 25: Projection On The Screen

    Projection on the screen CAUTION – Do not look into the projection lens while operating the projector. Indicators Preparation Install and connect the projector properly. Take off the lens cover. Press ON/STANDBY. The projector turns on and both the ON and LAMP indicators light up in green.
  • Page 26: Rgb Button

    Projection on the screen (Continued) Select the input source. VIDEO On the remote control, press RGB or VIDEO. On the control panel of the main unit, press INPUT INPUT repeatedly. Each time the button is pressed, the source indication on the screen changes as follows: : To project pictures from a computer connected to RGB connector.
  • Page 27: Zooming Ring

    Projection on the screen (Continued) Adjust the picture size by turning the zooming ring. Turn to the right to enlarge the picture. Turn to the left to reduce the picture. Focus on the picture by turning the focusing ring. A still picture is recommended for focusing. Notes •...
  • Page 28: Turning The Power Off

    Turning the power off Indicators Press ON/STANDBY after using the projector. An instruction message appears. Press ON/STANDBY again. The LAMP indicator turns off, and the projector turns to standby mode. (The ON indicator lights in orange.) LAMP (Orange) Flashing (Green) After confirming the LAMP indicator turns off, unplug the power cord.
  • Page 29: Correcting The Keystone Distortion

    Correcting the keystone distortion A picture may be expanded on the upper side if projected upward from the projector lifted up by the foot adjuster. The projector can correct this keystone distortion automatically. Press KEYSTONE. STONE The keystone distortion on the picture projected is automatically corrected and the fine adjustment screen of the keystone distortion correction appears.
  • Page 30: Cutting Off The Picture And Sound Temporarily

    Cutting off the picture and sound temporarily CONTENTS Press MUTE. MUTE The sound and picture are cut off temporarily. “ ” appears. To restore, press MUTE again.
  • Page 31: Freezing The Picture

    Freezing the picture Press FREEZE. FREEZE The picture freezes. “ ” mark appears on the screen. To release the picture, press FREEZE again. Note If you perform other operation while freezing the picture, the picture freezing operation is released. CONTENTS...
  • Page 32: Enlarging The Picture Size

    Enlarging the picture size ENTER You can enlarge the picture size projected. Press ZOOM (+). ZOOM – Each time the ZOOM (+) button is pressed, the enlargement ratio increases. ZOOM To decrease the enlargement ratio, press the ZOOM (–) – button.
  • Page 33: Menu Screen Structure

    (Always, Video only, RGB only) Picture mode (Bright, True color), Video mode (Auto, NTSC, NTSC4.43, PAL, PAL-N, SECAM, PAL60, PAL- M), No signal background (TOSHIBA logo, Blue background), No signal power off (OFF, 5 minutes) Quick menu, Menu position (Upper left, Upper right,...
  • Page 34: Quick Menu Setting

    Quick menu setting You can set the basic setting used frequently. Preparation Project a picture on the screen as explained in the step “Projection on the screen”. Press MENU. MENU The quick menu screen appears. QUICK MENU MENU Contrast Brightness Phase Auto keystone FULL MENU...
  • Page 35: Reset Button

    Quick menu setting (Continued) You may perform the fine adjustment by pressing buttons. (–): To reduce the lower width. (+): To reduce the upper width. After a few seconds, the fine adjustment screen disappears. (When selecting “FULL MENU” in step 2.) ENTER Press ENTER.
  • Page 36: Adjusting Picture (Picture Adjustment)

    Adjusting picture (Picture adjustment) You can adjust the contrast, brightness, etc. Preparation Project a picture on the screen as explained in the step “Projection on the screen”. Display the full menu screen. MENU Press MENU. When the quick menu is displayed, select “FULL MENU” by pressing and then press ENTER.
  • Page 37: Enter Button

    Adjusting picture (Continued) ENTER Adjust the item by pressing If you adjust other setting item, return to step 3. –: (–) Contrast: Lower Brightness: Darker Color: Thinner Deeper Tint: Redder Sharpness: Softer At this time, if you press the ENTER button, the screen ENTER changes to display the item selected only.
  • Page 38: Adjusting Image (Image Adjustment)

    Adjusting Image (Image adjustment) You can adjust the keystone and/or screen. Adjust when the distortion, flickering, blurring, deviation of the display position occur on the screen. Preparation Project a picture on the screen as explained in the step “Projection on the screen”. Display the full menu screen.
  • Page 39 Adjusting image (Continued) ENTER Adjust the item by pressing If you adjust other setting item, return to step 3. –: Keystone: (–) To reduce the lower width. (+) To reduce the upper width. Phase: To reduce flickers. H-position: To shift the image to the left (–), to the right (+). V-position: To shift the image down (–), to up (+).
  • Page 40: Adjusting Rgb-Level (Level Adjustment)

    Adjusting RGB-level (Level adjustment) You can adjust each ratio of red, green and blue. Preparation Project a picture on the screen as explained in the step “Projection on the screen”. Display the full menu screen. MENU Press MENU. When the quick menu is displayed, select “FULL MENU” by pressing and then press ENTER.
  • Page 41 Adjusting RGB-level (Continued) ENTER Adjust the item by pressing If you adjust other setting item, return to step 3. –: R-level: (–) To reduce red (+) To increase red G-level: (–) To reduce green (+) To increase green B-level: (–) To reduce blue (+) To increase blue At this time, if you press the ENTER button, the screen ENTER...
  • Page 42: Adjusting Audio Output (Audio Adjustment)

    Adjusting audio output (Audio adjustment) You can adjust the sound volume, switch the audio channel and audio output. Preparation Project a picture on the screen as explained in the step “Projection on the screen”. Display the full menu screen. MENU Press MENU.
  • Page 43 Adjusting audio output (Continued) ENTER (When selecting “Volume” in step 3.) Adjust the Volume by pressing (–): To turn down. (+): To turn up. (When selecting “Channel select” or “Output select” in step 3.) 1 Press ENTER. The setting screen selected appears. ENTER 2 Change the selection by pressing Channel select:...
  • Page 44: Setting The Input Signal (Signal Setting)

    Setting the input signal (Signal setting) You can set the picture mode, kind of input video signal and no signal status. MENU ENTER INPUT Preparation Project a picture on the screen as explained in the step “Projection on the screen”. Display the full menu screen.
  • Page 45 NTSC, NTSC4.43, PAL, PAL-N, SECAM, PAL60, PAL-M No signal background: TOSHIBA logo: To set TOSHIBA logo on the background at no signal status. Blue background: To set blue screen on the background at no- signal status.
  • Page 46 Setting the input signal (Continued) Press MENU several times until the full MENU menu screen disappears. MENU Notes • Pressing the MENU button will return to the previous setting screen. • You can not set “Picture mode” at Video input. •...
  • Page 47: Setting The Display Method (Display Setting)

    Setting the display method (Display setting) You can switch to the quick menu screen. Then you can set the menu screen position, menu screen background color and on screen display. Preparation Project a picture on the screen as explained in the step “Projection on the screen”. Display the full menu screen.
  • Page 48 Setting the display method (Continued) Change the selection by pressing Menu position: Upper left: To display the menu on the upper left position. Upper right: To display the menu on the upper right position. Lower left: To display the menu on the lower left position.
  • Page 49: Default Setting

    Default setting You can set the language, projection mode, start up display and automatic power on. Preparation Project a picture on the screen as explained in the step “Projection on the screen”. Display the full menu screen. MENU Press MENU. When the quick menu is displayed, select “FULL MENU”...
  • Page 50 Default setting (Continued) Change the selection by pressing Language: Select the language used for the menu screen. English: English Français: French Deutsch: German Italiano: Italian Español: Spanish Português: Portuguese Japanese Simplified Chinese Traditional Chinese Korean Projection mode: Select the installation position of the projector. Confirm by referring to the chart on page Standard: Floor-mounted front projection...
  • Page 51 Default setting (Continued) Press MENU several times until the full MENU menu screen disappears. MENU Notes • Pressing the MENU button will return to the previous setting screen. • The value(s) adjusted and/or setting(s) is memorized. • Press the RESET button, the menu screen disappears. CONTENTS...
  • Page 52: Reset, Status Display (Data Setting)

    Reset, Status display (Data setting) You can display the status, return to the factory reset mode and reset to the standard setting for keystone distortion correction. MENU ENTER INPUT Preparation Project a picture on the screen as explained in the step “Projection on the screen”. Display the full menu screen.
  • Page 53 Reset, Status display (Continued) Status display Input Video mode Vertical frequency ENTER Factory reset mode: Return the adjusting or setting contents on the menu screen to the factory setting status. Keystone reset: The operating environment with vibration and/or shocks, ENTER etc.
  • Page 54: Trouble Indications

    Trouble indications If there is some problem inside the projector, the indicators light up or flash. TEMP indicator LAMP indicator ON indicator The power does not come on. Malfunction of the unit. (OFF) • Unplug the power cord and call the dealer. (red) The lamp turns off or does not light up.
  • Page 55: Air Filter Cleaning

    Air filter cleaning CAUTION If you use the projector mounted on the ceiling, ask the dealer to carry out the maintenance such as cleaning. The filter under the air filter cover is the device to shut out dusts or dregs. Do not use the projector with the filter taken off.
  • Page 56: Lens And Main Unit Cleaning

    Lens and main unit cleaning CAUTION If you use the projector mounted on the ceiling, ask the dealer to carry out the maintenance such as cleaning. Cleaning the lens Use a blower or a lens cleaner to clean the lens. Never rub or tap the lens with a hard object as the lens surface is fragile.
  • Page 57: Lamp Replacement

    Lamp replacement The lamp will eventually begin to project dark or dull pictures and finally will not light up. (Lamp’s life length depends on the use condition.) In such a case, replace the lamp with new one. CAUTION • If you use the projector mounted on the ceiling, ask the dealer to carry out the maintenance such as cleaning or replacement of the lamp.
  • Page 58 Lamp replacement (Continued) Notes • The projector displays the total working time at every 1,000 hours (only when plugged in and turned on). • The lamp should be replaced if the total working time exceeds about 2,000 hours. • Attach the lamp cover firmly after replacing the lamp.
  • Page 59: Before Calling Service Personal

    Before calling service personal Check the following points before asking for support service. Refer also to “Trouble indications”. Symptom The power does not come on. • The power cord is disconnected. • The lamp cover is not attached correctly. The power turns off while •...
  • Page 60: Signal Assignment For Rgb Input

    Signal assignment for RGB input D-SUB 15 pin shrinking terminal Input Signal Video signal Analog 0.7V(p-p) Horizontal synchronizing signal TTL level (positive/negative polarity) Vertical synchronizing signal TTL level (positive/negative polarity) Composite synchronizing signal TTL level Pin arrangements Pin No. Video input (Red) Video input (Green) Video input (Blue) GND (Red)
  • Page 61: Applicable Rgb Signal

    Applicable RGB signal The unit is applicable to the following signals. However, some computers may have different timings than those in the chart. Make the necessary adjustments if the picture has flickers or is blurred. Timing chart Mode Resolution (Pixels) (Pixels) (Pixels) TEXT70...
  • Page 62: Controlling The Projector By Using Rs-232C

    Controlling the projector by using RS-232C Conditioning of the Projection Unit can also be done by a computer via the RS-232C, as well as by the remote control. Pin No. Signal Mini DIN 8-pin (Main Unit) Interface format Communication RS-232C method 9600 bps, No parity, Data length: 8 bit, Stop bit: 1 bit...
  • Page 63 Video mode (PAL-M) (PAL/60/3.58) Signal setting Video mode (PAL60) (PAL/60/4.43) Signal setting Video mode (NTSC4.43) (NTSC/60/4.43) Signal setting No signal background (TOSHIBA logo) Signal setting No signal background (Blue background) Signal setting No signal power off (OFF) Signal setting No signal power off (5 minutes)
  • Page 64: Specifications

    Specifications Main unit Power requirements AC 100 – 240V 50/60Hz Power consumption 180W Mass 2.6Kg Dimensions 232 x 71 x 276 (mm) (W/H/D) (Except the protrusion parts) Ambient environment Temperature : 0 C to 35 C Humidity : 30% to 70% RH Lamp UHP lamp 120W Speaker...
  • Page 65 Specifications (Continued) Accessories Wireless remote control ... 1 Coin shaped battery (CR2025) (Contained in the remote control) ... 1 Power cord ... 1 RGB cable ... 1 (3m) Adapter for Macintosh computers ... 1 Video cable ... 1 (3m) Audio cable (Computer) ... 1 (3m) Audio cable (VCR, DVD) ...
  • Page 66: Limited Warranty

    LIMITED WARRANTY TOSHIBA TLP-B2 Series 3LCD Data Projector Toshiba America Consumer Products, Inc. (TACP) makes the following limited warranties. These limited warranties extend to the original end-user purchaser. Limited two (2) Years Warranty of Parts and Labor TACP warrants this product and its parts against defects in materials or workmanship for a period of two years after the date of original retail purchase.
  • Page 67: Totowa Rd., Wayne, Nj

    LIMITED WARRANTY (Continued) 6. The repaired product is returned freight prepaid to the purchaser after warranty servicing. 7. If you have any questions about service, please contact the following TACP Service Center. TACP is not obligated to provide purchasers with a substitute unit during the warranty period.

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