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  • Page 1 MULTIMEDIA PROJECTOR LV-7245/LV-7240/LV-X5 User’s Manual English...
  • Page 2: Safety Cautions

    Important Information Safety Cautions Precautions Please read this manual carefully before using your Canon LV-7245/LV-7240/LV-X5 projector and keep the manual handy for future reference. Your serial number is located on the bottom of your projector. Record it here: CAUTION To turn off main power, be sure to remove the plug from power outlet.
  • Page 3 – Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. The cable with the ferrite core provided with the projector must be used with this equipment in order to comply with Class B limits in Subpart B of Part 15 of the FCC rules.
  • Page 4: Lamp Handling Precautions

    If you inhale the gas or the shards of the broken lamp enter your eyes or mouth, consult the doctor immediately. If a lamp explodes, its shards may scatter inside the projector. Ask the Canon service representative to clean and check the inside of the projector and replace the lamp.
  • Page 5 Place the projector in a horizontal position The tilt angle of the projector should not exceed 10 degrees, nor should the projector be installed in any way other than the desktop and ceiling mount, otherwise lamp life could decrease dramatically.
  • Page 6 6. Do not cover the lens with the supplied lens cap or equivalent while the projector is on. Doing so can lead to melting of the cap and possibly burning your hands due to the heat emitted from the light output.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    What's in the Box? ... 1 Introduction to the Projector ... 2 Part Names of the Projector ... 4 Attaching the Supplied Carrying Handle (LV-7245/LV-7240 only) ... 5 Top Features ... 6 Terminal Panel Features ... 7 Part Names of the Remote Control ... 8 Battery Installation ...
  • Page 8 Turning Off the Image and Sound ... 29 Freezing a Picture... 29 Enlarging and Moving a Picture ... 29 Using the Remote Mouse Receiver (LV-7245/LV-7240 only) ... 30 5. Using On-Screen Menu ... Using the Menus ... 31 Menu Elements ... 33 List of Menu Items ...
  • Page 9: Important Information

    1. Introduction What's in the Box? Make sure your box contains everything listed. If any pieces are missing, contact your dealer. Please save the original box and packing materials if you ever need to ship your projector. Projector Lens cap...
  • Page 10: Introduction To The Projector

    Congratulations on Your Purchase of The Projector The LV-7245/LV-7240/LV-X5 is one of the very best projectors available today. The projector enables you to project precise images up to 300 inches across (measured diagonally) from your PC or Macintosh computer (desktop or notebook), VCR, DVD player, document camera, or a laser disc player.
  • Page 11 The remote mouse receiver supports almost any PC using a USB connection (LV-7245/LV-7240). • You can control the projector with a PC or control system using the PC Control port. • The contemporary cabinet design is light, compact, easy to carry, and complements any office, boardroom or auditorium.
  • Page 12: Part Names Of The Projector

    Main Power Switch When you plug the supplied power cord into an active wall outlet and turn on the Main Power, the POWER indicator turns orange and the projector is in standby mode. (See page 20) 1. Introduction Ventilation (inlet) / Filter Cover (See page 47) Do not block this vent.
  • Page 13: Attaching The Supplied Carrying Handle (lv-7245/lv-7240 Only)

    To attach the supplied carrying handle, use the supplied flathead screwdriver and two screws. Place a soft cloth on the working surface before turning the projector over to prevent scratching the top cover. Make sure that the carrying handle is attached with correct orientation as shown below.
  • Page 14: Top Features

    Use this button to turn the power on and off when the main power is supplied and the projector is in standby mode. To turn on the projector, press and hold this button for a minimum of two seconds. To turn off the projector, press this button twice.
  • Page 15: Terminal Panel Features

    5. SERVICE PORT (DIN 8 Pin) Use this port to connect a PC or control system to control the projector via an optional RS-232C serial cable (LV-CA34). If you are writing your own program, typical PC control codes are on page 60.
  • Page 16: Part Names Of The Remote Control

    2. POWER Button When the main power is on, you can use this button to turn your projector on. NOTE: To turn on the projector, press and hold the POWER button for a minimum of two seconds. 3. OFF Button You can use this button to turn your projector off.
  • Page 17 POWER NO SHOW D.ZOOM PAGE MENU BACK L-CLICK R-CLICK VIDEO COMPUTER-1 AUTO PC S-VIDEO COMPUTER-2 ASPECT INFO. FREEZE IMAGE RD-426E 15. COMPUTER-1/-2 Button Press this button to select COMPUTER-1 or -2 (or Component) input. 16. AUTO PC Button Use this button to adjust an RGB source for an opti- mal picture.
  • Page 18: Battery Installation

    • The projector will not respond if there are objects between the remote control and the sensor, or if strong light falls on the sensor. Weak batteries will also prevent the remote control from properly operating the projector.
  • Page 19: Installation And Connections

    21" measured diagonally when the projector is roughly 0.73 m (29 inches) from the wall or screen. The largest the image can be is 300" when the projector is about 10 m (393 inches) from the wall or screen. Use the drawing below as a guide.
  • Page 20: Throw Distance And Screen Size

    When a translucent screen is used, the projector can project an image from behind the screen (Rear). When the projector is hung from the ceiling or projector projects an image from behind the screen, the image must be inverted vertically or horizontally. See page 40.
  • Page 21 Contact your dealer for more information. * Do not attempt to install the projector yourself. • Only use your projector on a solid, level surface. If the projector falls to the ground, you can be injured and the projector severely damaged.
  • Page 22: Making Connections

    3. Connect the supplied power cord. See page 19. 4. Turn on the projector and the computer. 5. If the projector goes blank after a period of inactivity, it may be caused by a screen saver installed on the computer you've connected to the projector.
  • Page 23: To Connect Scart Output (rgb)

    This is because the projector will process a video signal as a computer signal at the default setting. In that case, do the following. * When an image is displayed with the lower and upper black portion of the screen or a dark image is not displayed correctly: Project an image to fill the screen and then press the AUTO PC button on the remote control or the projector cabinet.
  • Page 24: Connecting An External Monitor

    1. Turn off the power to your projector, monitor and computer. 2. Use an VGA cable to connect your monitor to the MONITOR OUT (Mini D-Sub 15 pin) connector on your projector. 3. Connect the supplied power cord. See page 19.
  • Page 25: Connecting Your Dvd Player With Component Output

    (not supplied) Component You can connect your projector to a DVD player with component or composite video output. To do so, simply: 1. Turn off the power to your projector and DVD player. 2. If your DVD player has the component video (Y,Cb,Cr) output, use a commercially available component video cable (RCA 3) and the optional 15-pin-to-RCA (female) 3 cable to connect your DVD player to the ANALOG IN con- nector on the projector.
  • Page 26: Connecting Your Vcr Or Laser Disc Player

    VCR or laser disc player, connect the other end to the appropriate video input on your projector. Connect one end of a pair RCA cables (not supplied) to the audio output on the back of your VCR or laser disc player, connect the other end to your audio equipment or to the appropriate audio input on the projector.
  • Page 27: Connecting The Supplied Power Cord

    Connecting the Supplied Power Cord Connect the supplied power cord to the projector. First connect the supplied power cord's two-pin plug to the AC IN of the projector, and then connect the other plug of the supplied power cord in the wall outlet.
  • Page 28: Projecting An Image (basic Operation)

    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) This section describes how to turn on the projector and to project a picture onto the screen. Turning on the Projector NOTE: • The projector has two power switches: a main power switch and a POWER button.
  • Page 29: Note On Startup Screen (menu Language Select Screen)

    Note on Startup screen (Menu Language Select screen) When you first turn on the projector, you will get the Startup menu. This menu gives you the opportunity to select one of the 8 menu languages. To select a menu language, follow these steps: 1.
  • Page 30: Selecting A Source

    Selecting a Source Selecting the computer or video source NOTE: Turn on the computer or VCR connected to the projector. Using the cabinet buttons Press any one of the COMPUTER-1/-2, VIDEO and S-VIDEO buttons. The corresponding indicator will light green.
  • Page 31: Adjusting The Picture Size And Position

    Adjusting the Picture Size and Position Place your projector on a flat level surface and ensure that the projector is square to the screen. Lift the front edge of the projector to center the image vertically. If the projected image does not appear square to the screen then use the Keystone feature for proper adjustment.
  • Page 32 Zoom Use the ZOOM lever to finely adjust the image size on the screen. NOTE: Digital Zoom can cause result in a blurry image because zooming is made electronically. Focus Use the FOCUS ring to obtain the best focus. 3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation)
  • Page 33: Correcting Keystone Distortion

    The Auto keystone correction feature will correct the vertical distortion of a projected image on the screen. No special operation required. Just put the projector on a flat surface. Note that the vertical keystone angle can be corrected between 30 degrees upward and 30 degrees downward of projector tilt from level.
  • Page 34 3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) 5. Press the MENU button to close the menu. NOTE: You can save the changes using the Keystone Save feature when you turn off the projector. See page 38.
  • Page 35: Automatically Optimizing On Rgb Image

    Automatically Optimizing on RGB Image Adjusting the Image Using Auto PC adjustment Optimizing an RGB image automatically. Press the AUTO PC button to optimize an RGB image automatically. [Poor picture] [Normal picture] Press the AUTO PC button to fine-tune the computer image or to remove any vertical banding that might appear and to reduce video noise, dot interference or cross talk (this is evident when part of your image appears to be shimmer- ing).
  • Page 36: Turning Off The Projector

    2. Disconnect any other cables. 3. Retract adjustable tilt feet if extended. 4. Cover the lens with the lens cap. 5. Put the projector and its accessories in the supplied soft case. 3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) LAMP REPLACE...
  • Page 37: Convenient Features

    4. Convenient Features Turning off the Image and Sound Press the NO SHOW button to turn off the image and sound for a short period of time. Press again to restore the image and sound. Freezing a Picture Press the FREEZE button to freeze a picture. Press again to resume motion.
  • Page 38: Using The Remote Mouse Receiver (lv-7245/lv-7240 Only)

    MOUSE L-CLICK Button: works as the mouse left button. MOUSE R-CLICK Button: works as the mouse right button. Computer 7m/22 feet 30˚ 30˚ Remote sensor on the remote mouse receiver 4. Convenient Features (LV-7245/LV-7240 only) To USB port of PC or Macintosh...
  • Page 39: Using On-screen Menu

    Using the Menus NOTE: The on-screen menu may not be displayed correctly while interlaced motion video image is projected. 1. Press the MENU button on the remote control or projector cabinet to display the Menu. 2. Press the SELECT for the item you want to adjust or set.
  • Page 40 4. Use the SELECT button on the remote control or the projector cabinet to select the item you want to adjust or set. 5. Adjust the level or turn the selected item on or off by using SELECT button on the remote control or the projector cabinet.
  • Page 41: Menu Elements

    Menu Elements Highlight Source Menu windows or dialog boxes typically have the following elements: Title ... Indicates the menu title. Highlight ... Indicates the selected menu or item. Source ... Indicates the currently selected source. Remaining countdown time ... Indicates the remaining countdown time when the Off Timer is preset. Solid triangle ...
  • Page 42: List Of Menu Items

    Language-3 Menu color select Color, Monochrome Menu display time Manual, 5 sec, 15sec, 45 sec No signal screen Blue, Black, Canon logo Image flip H/V None / Rear, Ceiling mounted / Rear / Ceiling mounted Beep On, Off Advanced settings...
  • Page 43 Information Page1 Remaining lamp time, Lamp counter, Filter usage, Projector usage, BIOS version, Firmware version, Data version Page2 Source index, Horizontal frequency, Vertical frequency, Sync polarity Input signal type, Video type, Sync type, Interlace Factory default Factory default Current signal...
  • Page 44: Menu Descriptions & Functions [image Adjustment]

    Menu Descriptions & Functions [Image adjustment] Using the Screen color correction [Screen color] This function allows for quick adaptive color correction in applications where the screen material is not white. The following eight options are available. • OFF • Greenboard •...
  • Page 45 NOTE: When “sRGB”, “Standard”, “Video” or “Cinema” is selected, the brightness decreases slightly when compared to “Presen- tation”. This is not a malfunction. User Adjust (when using User) When selecting user adjustable presetting (User), the submenu will be displayed. You can customize each gamma or color. To do so, first select “User” and press the OK button, and then proceed the following steps.
  • Page 46: Menu Descriptions & Functions [display Settings]

    Copyright Please note that using this projector for the purpose of commercial gain or the attraction of public attention in a venue such as a coffee shop or hotel and employing compression or expansion of the screen image with a "Aspect" setting may raise concern about the infringement of copyrights which are protected by copyright law.
  • Page 47: Menu Descriptions & Functions [setup]

    • To cancel the preset time, select “Off” for the preset time or turn off the power. • When the remaining time reaches 3 minutes before the projector is turned off, the “Power off within 3 minutes.” message will be displayed on the bottom of the screen.
  • Page 48 Selecting Menu Display Time [Menu display time] This option allows you to select how long the projector waits after the last touch of a button to turn off the menu. The preset choices are “Manual”, “5 sec”, “15 sec”, and “45 sec”. The “45 sec” is the factory preset.
  • Page 49: Menu Descriptions & Functions [advanced Settings]

    Password A password can be set for your projector to avoid operation by an unauthorized user using the Menu. When a pass- word is set, turning on the projector will display the password input screen. Unless the correct password is entered, the projector cannot project an image.
  • Page 50 2. Type in your password and press the OK button. When the correct password is entered, the Password function will be disabled. When the Password function is enabled and the projector is turned on, the projector will display a blue background.
  • Page 51 DVD player. Normally select “RGB/COMPONENT” and the projector automatically detects a component signal. However there may be some component signals that the projector is unable to detect. If this is the case, select “COMPONENT”. Select “Scart” in Computer 1 for the European Scart signal.
  • Page 52 (Advanced settings Page 2) Enabling Power Management [Power management] When this option is on and there is no signal or no menu operation for five minutes or more, the projector will automati- cally turn itself off. Turning On Noise Reduction [Noise reduction] Reduces video noise.
  • Page 53: Menu Descriptions & Functions [information]

    When the remaining lamp time reaches 0, the Remaining lamp time bar indicator changes from 0% to 100 Hours and starts counting down. If the Remaining lamp time reaches 0 hours, the projector will not turn on regardless of whether the lamp mode is set to Normal or Quiet.
  • Page 54: Menu Descriptions & Functions [factory Default]

    For the lamp replacement method, see page 49. NOTE: The projector will turn off and go into standby mode after 2100* hours (up to 3100* hours in Quiet mode) of service. If this happens, press the INFO. button on the remote control for ten seconds to reset the lamp clock back to zero.
  • Page 55: Maintenance

    Cleaning or Replacing the Filter The air-filter sponge keeps dust and dirt from getting inside the projector and should be cleaned after every 100 hours of operation (more often in dusty conditions). If the filter is dirty or clogged, your projector may overheat.
  • Page 56: Cleaning The Cabinet And The Lens

    NOTE: Do not wash the filter with soap and water. Soap and water will damage the filter membrane. Before replacing the filter, remove dust and dirt from the projector cabinet. Keep out dust and dirt during filter replacement. NOTE: When you replace the lamp, it is also wise to replace the filter. The filter comes in the same package with your replacement lamp.
  • Page 57: Replacing The Lamp

    *NOTE: Lamp life for LV-X5 is 3000 hours in Normal mode and 4000 hours in Quiet mode. The projector will turn off and go into standby mode after 3100 (up to 4100 hours in Quiet mode) hours of service. A lamp may burn out before the LAMP REPLACE indicator blinks.
  • Page 58 4. Insert a new lamp until the lamp is plugged into the socket. CAUTION Do not use a lamp other than the replacement lamp LV-LP24 (LV-7245/LV-7240) or LV-LP25 (LV-X5). This may be ordered from your dealer. Secure it in place with the two screws.
  • Page 59 [Factory default] [Lamp counter] to reset the lamp usage hours. NOTE: When the lamp exceeds 2100* hours (up to 3100* hours in Quiet mode) of service, the projector cannot turn on and the menu is not displayed. If this happens, press the INFO. button on the remote control for ten seconds to reset the lamp clock back to zero.
  • Page 60: Appendix

    7. Appendix Troubleshooting This section helps you resolve problems you may encounter while setting up or using the projector. Indicator Messages POWER Indicator Indicator Condition Blinking light Green Orange Steady light Green Orange WARNING Indicator Indicator Condition Blinking light Green...
  • Page 61 • Ensure that the distance between the projector and screen is within the adjustment range of the lens. See page • Condensation may form on the lens if the projector is cold, brought into a warm place and is then turned on.
  • Page 62 There are some notebook PCs, which do not output signal unless there is a projector or monitor connected first. NOTE: You can check the horizontal frequency of the current signal in the projector’s menu under Information. If it reads “0kHz”, this means there is no signal being output from the computer. See page •...
  • Page 63: Specifications

    Manual zoom and manual focus F1.7 - 2.0 f=21.6 - 25.9 mm LV-7245 : 190W DC lamp (150W Quiet mode) LV-7240: 180W DC lamp (150W Quiet mode) LV-X5: 130W DC lamp (110W Quiet mode) LV-7245: 2500 lm LV-7240: 2100 lm LV-X5: 1500 lm 21"...
  • Page 64 294mm (W) 93mm (H) 260mm (D) (not including protrusions) approx. 7 lbs / 3 kg LV-7245/LV-7240: 35 dB (Normal mode), 30dB (Quiet mode) LV-X5: 33 dB (Normal mode), 28dB (Quiet mode) 20% to 80% humidity (non-condensing) Storage Temperatures : 14 to 122 F (-10 to 50 C),...
  • Page 65: Cabinet Dimensions

  • Page 66: Pin Assignments Of D-sub Analog Input Connector

    Pin Assignments of D-Sub ANALOG Input Connector Mini D-Sub 15 Pin Connector Signal Level Video signal : 0.7Vp-p (Analog) Sync signal : TTL level Pin No. RGB Signal (Analog) Green or Sync on Green Blue Ground Ground Red Ground Green Ground Blue Ground No Connection Sync Signal Ground...
  • Page 67: Compatible Input Signal List

    Compatible Input Signal List Signal Resolution ( Dots ) NTSC PAL60 SECAM VESA VESA VESA VESA VESA VESA VESA VESA VESA VESA 1024 VESA 1024 VESA 1024 1024 VESA 1024 VESA 1024 VESA 1152 1152 1152 VESA 1280 VESA 1280 1280 VESA 1280...
  • Page 68: Pc Control Codes And Cable Connection

    NOTE: Depending on the equipment, a lower baud rate may be recommended for long cable runs. PC Control Connector (DIN-8P) To GND of PC NOTE: Pins 2, 3, 5, 6 and 8 are used inside the projector. To RxD of PC To TxD of PC...
  • Page 69: Troubleshooting Check List

    Video and Audio No image is displayed from your PC or video equipment to the projector. Still no image even though you connect the projector to the PC first, then start the PC. Enabling your notebook PC’s signal output to the projector.
  • Page 70 Vertical sync frequency Sync polarity Sync type WARNING Indicator: Steady light Flashing light Remote control model number: Projector Signal cable Canon standard or other manufacturer’s cable? Model number: Length: Distribution amplifier Model number: Switcher Model number: Adapter Model number: Installation environment...
  • Page 71 CANON INC. 30- 2, Shimomaruko 3- chome, Ohta- ku, Tokyo 146- 8501, Japan CANON U. S. A., INC. One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042, U. S. A. CANON CANADA, INC. 6390 Dixie Road Mississauga, Ontario L5T 1P7 Canada CANON LATIN AMERICA, INC.

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