Head Mounted Display
Before use, also refer to "Health Precautions" and
"Precautions" in the "Reference Guide."
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Connect a playback equipment and a TV.
If your playback equipment has only one
HDMI OUT jack and you also want to
watch content from it on a TV, connect it
to the processor unit with the supplied
High-Speed HDMI cable, and connect
the processor unit to the TV with another
High-Speed HDMI cable (recommended
cable length: up to 5 m).
Make sure to set "HDMI pass-through" to
"On" in the "General Setup" menu when
connecting a TV or other display device.
Make sure that the system is in standby
mode when watching content on a
connected TV or other display device.
HDMI cable (supplied)
Enjoy Video in Four Steps
By design, the system will offer an impressive experience only after you take
a moment to adjust it to fit you well. Confirm the following steps and prepare
for use before enjoying content with this system.
Adjust the head mounted unit correctly.
Adjust the head mounted unit securely to your head, so that the
display stays directly in front of your eyes.
Adjust the lens span correctly.
The distance between pupils varies from person to person. Wear the
The distance between
head mounted unit correctly and adjust the lens span to the correct
the centres of the pupils
width to align images on the left and right lenses and form images.
What's in the box
Head mounted unit
HDMI cable (1)
Connect the head mounted unit.
Processor unit (Back)
Processor unit (Front)
Connect the mains lead and plug it in.
Turn the playback equipment on.
If you normally wear glasses or contact lenses, wear them as usual during use (with the exception of reading
glasses). Note that watching with bifocals may be less than optimal.
Mains lead (1)
Head mounted unit
All three "" marks and the horizontal
More than one of the "" marks and the
horizontal line do not intersect.
Wearing the unit will prevent you from seeing outside the display. Before you put it on, take a moment to review steps 2 – 4
(Wear, Set up, and Enjoy), so that you know the sequence of operations.
Top headband strap
Bottom headband strap
Headband, release button
Pull out the headband.
On one side after another, hold the band release button
down and loosen the headband.
Turn the system on (
The power indicator on the processor unit is now
lit in green.
Bring the headband strap down around
the back of your head.
Lower the bottom headband strap to the base of your head.
Straighten the unit
on your head.
Straighten the front of the unit, so
that it is not tilted downward.
Follow the instructions displayed on the
screen for operations.
Select a display language (first time
button to select a
language, and then press the MENU or
Adjust the lens span.
Hold the lens span adjusters on both sides and slide
Control playback from compatible playback sources.
them together until you can see the screen clearly. After
adjustment, press the MENU button or
Controlling Playback from the Unit
If you cannot see the screen clearly after lens span
adjustment, start over from "2 Wear. "
Hold the button down
to jump to the previous
Check display alignment.
Confirm that all three "" marks and the horizontal line
intersect, and then press the MENU or
It is acceptable if the "" marks and the horizontal line
intersect in a position other than the centre of the screen.
If even one of the "" marks and the horizontal line do
Hold the button down to
not intersect, stop using the system. For details, see the
enter standby mode.
"Reference Guide. "
Follow the instructions displayed.
After reading the information, press the MENU or
For details on configuring menu settings and attaching accessories, see the
"Reference Guide. "
Tighten the headband gently.
Gently tighten the headband, evenly on both sides. If the top
or bottom headband strap is too loose, adjust the length.
Adjust the position on your head.
Carefully adjust the unit left and right (and up and down, as
needed) to find the best position for viewing the centre of
Tighten the headband securely.
Support the unit with both the forehead supporter and
the bottom headband strap. Do not support the unit
with the bridge of your nose.
Fasten it to keep it level on your head.
If the unit tips forward, lower the bottom headband strap to
balance the unit on your head.
Adjust the headphones.
Move the headphones forward, back, up, or down to position
them over your ears.
To remove the head mounted unit
Hold the band release buttons on both sides and pull the unit
forward as you lift it off.
Hold the button down to jump
to the next chapter.
The system cannot be used for advanced
playback equipment control, such as menu
Control using these buttons is only possible
when the "Control for HDMI" in "General Setup"
is set to "On" (default setting).
Some playback equipment cannot be
controlled using the head mounted unit