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Toshiba TLP-SX3500 User Manual – Operating Manual

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User's Manual - Operating Guide
User's Manual - Operating Guide
Thank you for purchasing this projector.
WARNING
manual. Then read other sections of this manual to ensure correct usage
through understanding. After reading, store them in a safe place for future
reference.
NOTE
• The information in this manual is subject to change without notice.
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  • Page 1 Projector TLP-SX3500 TLP-SX3500 User's Manual - Operating Guide User's Manual - Operating Guide Thank you for purchasing this projector. WARNING Before using, first read the "Before using" section of this manual. Then read other sections of this manual to ensure correct usage through understanding.
  • Page 2: Before Using

    Before Using Before Using SAFETY PRECAUTIONS WARNING:TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. DANGEROUS HIGH VOLTAGES ARE PRESENT INSIDE THE ENCLOSURE. DO NOT OPEN THE CABINET. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL ONLY. The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated "dangerous voltage"...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Before Using (continued) Before Using (continued) 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 4 Before Using (continued) Before Using (continued) 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 5 Before Using (continued) Before Using (continued) 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.
  • Page 6: Replacement Parts

    Before Using (continued) Before Using (continued) IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS (continued) 16.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 7: Power Supply Cord Selection

    Before Using (continued) Before Using (continued) POWER SUPPLY CORD SELECTION If your line voltage is 220 to 240V, use one of the following types of cable. Plug configuration Plug type EURO Use a 5A fuse which is approved by ASTA or BSI to BSI362.
  • Page 8: Avoid Volatile Liquid

    Before Using (continued) Before Using (continued) IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS (continued) Avoid Volatile Liquid Do not use volatile liquids, such as an insect spray, near the unit. Do not leave rubber or plastic products touching the unit for a long time. They will leave marks on the finish. If cleaning with a chemically saturated cloth, be sure to follow the product's precautions.
  • Page 9: Exemption Clauses

    Before Using (continued) EXEMPTION CLAUSES • Toshiba Corporation bears no responsibility in the case of damages arising from natural disaster such as earthquakes, lightning, etc., fire not liable to Toshiba Corporation, operating by third parties, other accidents, or use under abnormal conditions including erroneous or improper operation and other problems.
  • Page 10: Projector Features

    Projector Features Projector Features This multimedia projector is used to project various computer signals as well as NTSC/PAL/SECAM video signals onto a screen. Little space is required for installation and large images can easily be realized. ● Ultra High Brightness Crisp, ultra-bright presentations is achieved by using an ultra high brightness lamp and a highly efficient optical system.
  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents Before Using ………………………2 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS ………2 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS …………………3 POWER SUPPLY CORD SELECTION ………………………7 IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS …7 EXEMPTION CLAUSES …………9 OTHER CAUTIONS AND INFORMATIONS …………………9 Projector Features ………………10 Preparation…………………………10 Part Names …………………………12 Projector …………………………12 Control Buttons …………………13 Remote control……………………13 Setting Up …………………………14 Arrangement………………………14...
  • Page 12: Part Names

    Part Names Part Names Projector Projector (Front/Right) Projector (Rear/Left) Elevator button Elevator foot Remote sensor Lens cap Lens The picture is projected from here. Filter cover An air filter is inside. RGB port M1-D port BNC port AUDIO IN 1 port AUDIO IN 2 port CONTROL port NETWORK port...
  • Page 13: Control Buttons

    Part Names (continued) Part Names (continued) Control Buttons Control Panel on the Projector Remote Control STANDBY/ON button LENS SHIFT buttons SEARCH button ZOOM buttons FOCUS buttons KEYSTONE button MENU button RESET button ENTER button Mouse left button) (Rear) Cursor buttons Keyboard Arrow keys / / / )
  • Page 14: Setting Up

    Setting Up Setting Up Arrangement WARNING • Before installation, make sure that the projector is turned off and the power code is disconnected. • Do not set up and move the projector, while it is hot. • Install the projector in a suitable environment according to instructions of this manual. •...
  • Page 15: Adjusting The Projector's Elevator

    Setting Up (continued) Setting Up (continued) Adjusting The Projector's Elevator WARNING • Do not touch about the lens and ventilation openings during use or immediately after use to prevent a burn. CAUTION • Do not incline the projector rightward or leftward. Also do not incline it backward or forward exceeding 9 degrees.
  • Page 16: Connecting Your Devices

    • The TLP-SX3500's M1-D is compatible with HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) and therefore capable od displaying video from HDCP compatible DVD players, et al. However, if the HDCP standards are modified, the TLP-SX3500's M1-D might not be able to display video from HDCP compatible developed in conformance...
  • Page 17: Examples Of Connection With A Computer

    Setting Up (continued) Setting Up (continued) Please refer to the following (for example) for connecting your devices. See the rear of the projector. You can see the ports. Examples of connection with a computer Computer RGB out RGB cable Audio out Stereo Mini cable RS-232C port RS-232C cable...
  • Page 18 Setting Up (continued) Setting Up (continued) Examples of connection with a VCR/DVD Player VCR/DVD Player Audio out (R) Audio out (L) Video out ■ If using a s-video signal S-video out S-video cable Audio out (R) Audio out (L) ■ If using a component signal Y out Audio out (R) Audio out (L)
  • Page 19: Connecting The Power Supply

    Setting Up (continued) Setting Up (continued) Connecting to a monitor Monitor RGB in RGB cable Connecting to a speaker (with amplifier) Speaker Audio in Stereo Mini cable Connecting The Power Supply WARNING • Use extra caution when connecting the power cord as incorrect or faulty connections may result in fire and/or electrical shock.
  • Page 20: Remote Control

    Remote Control Remote Control About The Laser Pointer WARNING • The laser pointer of the remote control is used in place of a finger or rod. Never look directly into the laser beam outlet or point the laser beam at other people.
  • Page 21: Operating The Remote Control

    Remote Control (continued) Remote Control (continued) Operating The Remote Control CAUTION • Do not disassemble the remote control. • Do not place the remote control near the projector’s lens, fan, or vents. • Do not drop or otherwise expose the remote control to physical impact. •...
  • Page 22: Using The Mouse/Keyboard Control Function

    Remote Control (continued) Remote Control (continued) Using The Mouse/Keyboard Control Function CAUTION • Before connecting, read the manuals of the device you will connect. Mistaken use of the mouse/keyboard control could damage your equipment. • Only connect to a PC or an USB Hub connected PC. •...
  • Page 23: Power On/Off

    Power ON/OFF Power ON/OFF WARNING • When the power is ON, a strong light is emitted. Do not look into the lens or vents of the projector. NOTE • Turn the power on/off in right order. Please power on the projector before the connected devices.
  • Page 24: Operating

    Operating Operating Selecting An Input Signal Select an input signal. ■ Using the INPUT dial Turn the INPUT dial of the projector. Turning the dial cycles through the input ports as shown below. Select the signal you wish to project. M1-D VIDEO ■...
  • Page 25: Selecting The Aspect Ratio

    Operating (continued) Operating (continued) Selecting The Aspect Ratio Press the Aspect button to toggle between the modes for aspect ratio. ■ For an RGB signal NORMAL NORMAL keeps the original aspect ratio of the input signal. memo ■ For a video signal / no signal 16:9 For a HDTV signal of 1125i(1080i) or 750p(720p), only 16:9 and REAL can be memo...
  • Page 26: Adjusting The Picture Position

    Operating (continued) Operating (continued) Adjusting The Picture Position This function is not available for M1-D signals. memo Press the POSITION button. As illustrated on the right, a dialog will appear on the screen to aid you in adjusting the position. Use the cursor buttons position.
  • Page 27: Adjusting The Volume

    Operating (continued) Operating (continued) Adjusting The Volume Press the VOLUME button. As illustrated on the right, a dialog will appear on the screen to aid you in adjusting the volume. Use the cursor buttons adjust the volume. Press the VOLUME button again to close the dialog and complete this operation.
  • Page 28: Freezing The Screen

    Operating (continued) Operating (continued) Freezing The Screen Press the FREEZE button. As illustrated on the right, a dialog will appear on the screen, and the screen will freeze at the current image. Press the FREEZE button again to restore the screen to normal.
  • Page 29: Displaying The Child Window

    Operating (continued) Operating (continued) Displaying The Child Window This feature called "PinP (Picture in Picture)" is available only when a RGB signal is selected memo to main screen. And this feature does not work when UXGA (1600 x 1200) or higher signal is input. Press the PinP button.
  • Page 30: Multifunctional Settings

    Multifunctional Settings Multifunctional Settings Using The Menu Functions This projector has the following menus: MAIN, PICTURE-1, PICTURE-2, INPUT, AUTO, SCREEN, OPTION and NETWORK. Each of these menus is operated using the same methods. The basic operations of these menus are as follows. Press the MENU button.
  • Page 31: Main Menu

    Select the NORMAL or the WHISPER using the NORMAL WHISPER When the WHISPER is selected, acoustic noise and screen brightness are reduced. Select a mirror status using the NORMAL MIRROR TOSHIBA Select a menu language using the ENGLISH LANGUAGE NEDERLANDS Select the EXECUTE using the EXECUTE RESET The items of the MAIN menu are collectively returned to the initial setting.
  • Page 32: Picture-1 Menu

    Multifunctional Settings (continued) Multifunctional Settings (continued) PICTURE-1 Menu With the PICTURE-1 menu, the items shown in the table below can be performed. Perform each operation in accordance with the instructions in the table below. Item Select a gamma mode using the NORMAL Selecting the CUSTOM and then pressing the the CUSTOM menu.
  • Page 33 Multifunctional Settings (continued) Multifunctional Settings (continued) PICTURE-1 Menu (continued) Item Select a command to load or save using the (or the ENTER) button to perform the function.: LOAD1 SAVE1 This projector has 4 numbered memories for adjustment data. MY MEMORY Performing the SAVE1, SAVE2, SAVE3 or SAVE4 puts the current adjustment data on the memory whose number corresponds with the command’s number.
  • Page 34: Picture-2 Menu

    Multifunctional Settings (continued) Multifunctional Settings (continued) PICTURE-2 Menu With the PICTURE-2 menu, the items shown in the table below can be performed. Perform each operation in accordance with the instructions in the table below. memo This menu cannot be selected at a M1-D signal. Item Adjust the vertical position using the V POSITION...
  • Page 35: Input Menu

    Multifunctional Settings (continued) Multifunctional Settings (continued) INPUT Menu With the INPUT menu, the items shown in the table below can be performed. Perform each operation in accordance with the instructions in the table below. Item Select a color space mode using the AUTO Selecting the AUTO automatically selects the optimum mode.
  • Page 36 Multifunctional Settings (continued) Multifunctional Settings (continued) INPUT Menu (continued) Item Select a signal input port for the child window using the VIDEO P.IN P. INPUT memo Window”. Select the display position of the child window using the P.IN P. POSIT. memo Window”.
  • Page 37: Auto Menu

    Multifunctional Settings (continued) Multifunctional Settings (continued) AUTO Menu With the AUTO menu, the items shown in the table below can be performed. Perform each operation in accordance with the instructions in the table below. Item Pressing the ■ For an RGB signal The vertical position (V POSITION), the horizontal position (H POSITION), the clock phase (H PHASE) and the horizontal size (H SIZE) will be automatically adjusted.
  • Page 38 Multifunctional Settings (continued) Multifunctional Settings (continued) AUTO Menu (continued) Item Select the TURN ON or the TURN OFF using the TURN ON When the TURN ON is selected, detecting no signal cycles through input ports and displays the picture of retrieved signal. M1-D SEARCH VIDEO...
  • Page 39: Screen Menu

    Multifunctional Settings (continued) Multifunctional Settings (continued) SCREEN Menu With the SCREEN menu, the items shown in the table below can be performed. Perform each operation in accordance with the instructions in the table below. Item Select a type of the BLANK screen using the MyScreen The BLANK screen is the screen, which is displayed by pressing the BLANK button.
  • Page 40 Multifunctional Settings (continued) Multifunctional Settings (continued) SCREEN Menu (continued) Item Select the TURN ON or the TURN OFF using the TURN ON When the TURN ON is selected, the following message function works. The message of the “AUTO IN PROGRESS” for the auto adjustment. The message of the “NO INPUT IS DETECTED”...
  • Page 41: Option Menu

    Multifunctional Settings (continued) Multifunctional Settings (continued) OPTION Menu With the OPTION menu, the items shown in the table below can be performed. Perform each operation in accordance with the instructions in the table below. Item Adjust the volume using the VOLUME High Select the TURN ON or the TURN OFF using the...
  • Page 42 Multifunctional Settings (continued) Multifunctional Settings (continued) OPTION Menu (continued) Item Pressing the SERVICE Menu Select an item using the ENTER) button to per form each function. : FANSPEED FANSPEED AUTO ADJUST SERVICE LENS TYPE LENS LOCK GHOST FILTER MESSAGE Select the EXECUTE using the EXECUTE RESET The items of the OPTION menu are collectively returned to the initial setting.
  • Page 43: Network Menu

    Multifunctional Settings (continued) Multifunctional Settings (continued) NETWORK Menu This projector provides the NETWORK function. If you use this function, please set up the projector according to the Network environment in which you use it. memo If DHCP function on your Network is activated, the following operation is not normally required, because DHCP function on this projector is active as initial settings.
  • Page 44: Network Setting Up

    Network Setting Up Network Setting Up This projector provides the NETWORK function. When you start to use this function, please consult your dealer for further information. To start, connect the NETWORK port to a gateway device via a CAT-5 cable, then set up the projector according to the Network environment in which you use it.
  • Page 45: Lamp

    Lamp Lamp WARNING The projector uses a high-pressure mercury glass lamp. The lamp can break with a loud bang, or burn out, if jolted or scratched, handled while hot, or worn over time. Note that each lamp has a different lifetime, and some may burst or burn out soon after you start using them.
  • Page 46: Replacing The Lamp

    Lamp (continued) Lamp (continued) Replacing The Lamp If the indicators or a message prompts you to replace the lamp, replace the lamp as soon as possible. Turn off the projector, and unplug the power cord. Allow the lamp bulb to cool for at least 45 minutes.
  • Page 47: Air Filter

    Air Filter Air Filter WARNING • Please carefully read the “Before using” section of this manual. • Before caring, make sure the power switch is off and the power cable is not plugged in, then wait at least 45 minutes for the lamp to cool sufficiently. •...
  • Page 48: Other Care

    Other Care Other Care WARNING • Please carefully read the “Before using” section of this manual. • Before caring, make sure the power switch is off and the power cable is not plugged in. • Be cautious of high temperature. Do not touch about the lens and ventilation openings during use or immediately after use prevent a burn.
  • Page 49: Troubleshooting

    roubleshooting roubleshooting Related Messages When the unit's power is on, messages such as those shown below may be displayed. When any such message is displayed on the screen, please respond as described below. If the same message is displayed after the treatment, or if a message other than the following appears, please contact your dealer or service company.
  • Page 50 roubleshooting (continued) roubleshooting (continued) Related Messages (continued) Message REMINDER *** HRS PASSED AFTER THE LAST FILTER CHECK. FILTER MAINTENANCE IS ESSENTIAL TO REMOVE WARNING MESSAGE, RESET FILTER TIMER. SEE MANUAL FURTHER INFO. PLEASE CHECK THAT THE FILTER HAS BEEN CLEANED. FAILURE TO CLEAN MAY RESULT IN DAMAGE TO THE PROJECTOR.
  • Page 51: Regarding The Indicator Lamps

    roubleshooting (continued) roubleshooting (continued) Regarding The Indicator Lamps Lighting and flashing of the STANDBY/ON indicator, the LAMP indicator, and the TEMP indicator have the meanings as described in the table below. Please respond in accordance with the instructions within the table. If the same indication is displayed after the treatment, or if an indication other than the following is displayed, please contact your dealer or service company.
  • Page 52 roubleshooting (continued) roubleshooting (continued) Regarding The Indicator Lamps (continued) STANDBY/ON LAMP indicator indicator Lighting Blinking Lighting Turned Lighting Turned Lighting Alternative Green Blinking in Lighting Simultaneous Green Blinking in TEMP indicator Either there is no lamp and/or lamp cover, or either of these has not been properly fixed.
  • Page 53: Phenomena That May Easily Be Mistaken For Machine Defects

    roubleshooting (continued) roubleshooting (continued) Phenomena That May Easily Be Mistaken For Machine Defects WARNING • Never use the projector if abnormal operations such as smoke, strange odor, excessive sound, damaged casing or elements or cables, penetration of liquids or foreign matter, etc. should occur. In such cases, immediately turn off the power switch and then disconnect the power plug from the power outlet After making sure that the smoke or odor has stopped, contact your dealer or service company.
  • Page 54 roubleshooting (continued) roubleshooting (continued) Phenomena That May Easily Be Mistaken For Machine Defects (continued) Phenomenon The signal cables are not correctly connected. Correctly connect the connection cables. The volume is adjusted to an extremely low level. Pictures are Adjust the VOLUME to a higher level. displayed, The sound is muted.
  • Page 55: Warranty And After-Service

    arranty And After-Service arranty And After-Service If a problem occurs with the equipment, first refer to the “Troubleshooting” and run through the suggested checks. If this does not resolve the problem, please contact your dealer or service company. They will tell you what warranty condition is applied. Specifications Specifications NOTE...