Multimedia Projector PLC-XL51 MODEL Owner’s Manual Network Supported ❏Wireless LAN IEEE802.11b/g ❏ Wired LAN 100-Base-TX/10-Base-T Memory Viewer ❏SD Memory Card Viewer ✽Refer to the owner’s manual below for details about network and memory viewer function. ■Network Set-up and Operation (For Windows / For Macintosh) ■Memory Viewer function...
Features and Design This Multimedia Projector is designed with the most advanced technology for portability, durability, and ease of use. This projector utilizes built-in multimedia features, a palette of 16.77 million colors, and matrix liquid crystal display (LCD) technology. ◆ Large Screen in Limited Space Short focus lens allows you to project large images from short distance (p.14).
Moving the Projector Installing the Projector in Proper Position Compliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Part Names and Functions .
1.5' (50 cm) 3' (1 m) – If the projector is unused for an extended time, unplug the projector from the power outlet. – Do not project the same image for a long time. The afterimage may remain on the LCD panels by the characteristic of panel.
The openings should never be covered with cloth or other materials, and the bottom opening should not be blocked by placing the projector on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface. This projector should never be placed near or over a radiator or heat register.
This may cause damage to the projector. For information about transporting the projector by courier or any other transport service, consult your dealer. – Do not put the projector in a case before it is cooled enough. Exhaust Vent (Hot air exhaust)
For details, consult your dealer. The warranty on this projector does not cover any damage caused by use of any non- recommended ceiling mount kit or installation of the ceiling mount kit in an improper location.
Telephone No. : (818)998-7322 The AC Power Cord supplied with this projector meets the requirement for use in the country you purchased it. AC Power Cord for the United States and Canada: AC Power Cord used in the United States and Canada is listed by the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and certified by the Canadian Standard Association (CSA).
!1 Speaker !2 Battery Cover !3 Lamp Cover !4 Air Filter ✽Kensington Security Slot This slot is for a Kensington lock used to deter theft of the projector. * Kensington is a registered trademark of ACCO Brands Corporation.
Connect the LAN cable (refer to the owner’s manual “Network Set-up and Operation”). SERVICE PORT This jack is used to service the projector. COMPUTER IN 1 Connect output signal from a computer, or RGB scart 21- pin video output to this terminal (pp.16, 18).
ALARM indicator Blinks red to indicate the battery condition or key operation. POWER indicator – Lights red when the projector is in stand-by mode. – Lights green during operations. – Blinks green in the Power management mode (pp.50, 70).
– For cleaning, use a soft dry cloth. Do not apply benzene, thinner, spray, or any other chemicals. ON/STAND-By button Turn the projector on or off (pp.20, 21). w COMPONENT button Select COMPONENT input source. AUTO PC button Automatically adjust the computer image to its optimum setting (pp.26, 29).
Risk of explosion if a battery is replaced by an incorrect type. l Dispose of used batteries according to the instructions or your local disposal rule and guidelines. Operating Range Point the remote control toward the projector (Infrared Remote Receiver) when pressing any button. See the right figures indicating Maximum operating range for the remote control.
Installation Positioning the Projector For the projector positioning, see the figures below. The projector should be set perpendicularly to the plane of the screen. -0.131’ ( -4.0 cm) 4:3 aspect ratio Adjustable Feet Projection angle can be adjusted up to 1.0 degree with the adjustable feet.
Mounting the Rear Leg and the Stand Rear Leg Turn off the projector and unplug the AC power cord. Secure the rear leg with the four (4) screws. Stand* Turn off the projector and unplug the AC power cord. Secure the stand with three (3) sets of the screw with a washer.
Connecting to a Computer Cables used for connection • VGA Cables (Mini D-sub 15 pin)* • Audio Cables (Mini Plug: stereo) (*One cable is supplied; other cables are not supplied with the projector.) Audio Output Audio cable (stereo) AUDIO IN COMPUTER ✔Note:...
External Audio Equipment Audio Input Audio cable (stereo) ✔Note: •When the AUDIO OUT is plugged-in, the projector’s built-in speaker is not available. •The S-VIDEO jack connection overrides the VIDEO jack connection when AUTO is selected in the Input Menu (p.37).
Audio Input Audio cable (stereo) ✔Note: •When the AUDIO OUT is plugged-in, the projector’s built-in speaker is not available. •See page 73 for ordering optional cables. Unplug the power cords of both the projector and external equipment from the AC outlet before connecting the cables.
NOTE ON THE POWER CORD AC power cord must meet the requirements of the country where you use the projector. Confirm the AC plug type with the chart below and proper AC power cord must be used. If the supplied AC power cord does not match your AC outlet, contact your sales dealer.
Lamp mode status icon (see page 51) will appear on the screen. If the projector is locked with a PIN code, a PIN code Input Dialog Box appears. Enter the PIN code as instructed below.
•The running speed of cooling fans is changed according to the temperature inside the projector. •Do not put the projector in a case before the projector is cooled enough. •If the WARNING indicator blinks or emits a red light, see “Warning Indicator”...
Basic Operation How to Operate the On-Screen Menu The projector can be adjusted or set via the On-Screen Menu. For each adjustment and setting procedure, refer to the respective sections in this manual. Press the MENU button on the top control or on the remote control to display the On-Screen Menu.
Wide, Full and Digital zoom +/– (pp.35-36). Sound Menu Used to adjust the volume or mute the sound (p.25). o Setting Menu Used to set the projector’s operating configurations (pp.45–55). !0 Wired Menu See owner’s manual “Network Set-up and Operation” .
Basic Operation Zoom Adjustment Press the ZOOM +/- buttons on the top control to adjust the screen size. Screen size can be adjusted 84% to 100% from its maximum screen size. It is not available when On-Screen menu is displayed. Zoom adjustment can be memorized.
Sound Adjustment Direct Operation Volume Press the VOLUME+/– buttons on the top control or on the remote control to adjust the volume. The volume dialog box appears on the screen for a few seconds. Mute Press the MUTE button on the remote control to temporarily turn off the sound.
Basic Operation COMPUTER/NETWORK/VIDEO/S-VIDEO/ COMPONENT buttons Press the COMPUTER, NETWORK, VIDEO, S-VIDEO, or COMPONENT button to select an input source. See pages 27 , 37-38 for more details. Refer to the owner's manual “Network Set-up and Operation” for details about the network input.
Computer Input Input Source Selection Direct Operation Press the INPUT button on the top control to select either Computer 1 or Computer 2, or press the COMPUTER 1 on the remote control to select Computer 1 button or press the COMPUTER 2 button on the remote control to select Computer 2.
Computer Input Computer System Selection The projector automatically tunes to various types of computers based on VGA, SVGA, XGA, SXGA, WXGA, or UXGA with its Multi-scan system and Auto PC Adjustment. If computer is selected as a signal source, the projector automatically detects the signal format and tunes to project proper images without any additional setting.
To store the adjusted parameters The system parameters adjusted in the Auto PC Adjustment can be stored in the projector. Once parameters are stored, the setting can be done just by selecting a Mode in the PC System Menu (p.28). See “Store” on page 31, for details.
Computer Input Manual PC Adjustment Some computers employ special signal formats which may not be tuned by Multi-scan system of this projector. Manual PC Adjustment enables you to precisely adjust several parameters to match those signal formats. The projector has five independent memory areas (Mode 1–5) to store those parameters manually adjusted, which allows you to recall the setting for a specific computer.
Display area H Use the Point buttons to adjust the horizontal area displayed by this projector. Display area V Use the Point buttons to adjust the vertical area displayed by this projector. Reset To reset the adjusted data, select “Reset” and press the SELECT button.
Image 4 with the IMAGE button on the remote control. Dynamic For viewing pictures in a bright room. Standard Normal picture level preset on the projector. Real Picture level with improved halftone for graphics. Blackboard (Green) For viewing the image projected on a blackboard. This mode assists to enhance the image projected on a blackboard.
SELECT button. Dynamic For viewing pictures in a bright room. Standard Normal picture level preset on this projector. Real Picture level with improved halftone for graphics. Blackboard(Green) For viewing the image projected on a blackboard. This mode assists to enhance the image projected on a blackboard.
Computer Input Image Level Adjustment Press the MENU button to display the On-Screen Menu. Use the Point frame pointer to the Image Adjust Menu icon. Use the Point buttons to move the red frame pointer to the desired item, and then press the SELECT button.
Quit Exit the Image Adjust Menu. Screen Size Adjustment This projector has the picture screen resize function, which enables you to customize the image size. Press the MENU button to display the On-Screen Menu. Use the Point buttons to move the red frame pointer to the Screen Menu icon.
Computer Input For zooming in and out the images Digital zoom + When Digital zoom + is selected, the On-Screen Menu disappears and “D. zoom +” is displayed. Press the SELECT button to expand the image size. Use the Point buttons to pan the image.
Video and then press the SELECT button to display the Source Select Menu . Move the pointer to the desired source and then press the SELECT button. When selecting “Auto, ” the projector Auto automatically detects the incoming video signal, and adjusts itself to optimize its performance.
Video Input Input Source Selection (RGB Scart 21-pin) Direct Operation Press the INPUT button on the top control or COMPUTER 1 button on the remote control to select Computer 1. Before using INPUT or COMPUTER 1 buttons, select the correct input source through Menu operation as described below.
The projector automatically detects an incoming video signal, and adjusts itself to optimize its performance. COMPONENT VIDEO SIGNAL FORMAT If the projector cannot reproduce proper video image, select a specific component video signal format from among 480i, 575i, 480p, 575p, 720p, 1035i, and 1080i.
2, Image 3, and Image 4 with the IMAGE button on the remote control. Dynamic For viewing pictures in a bright room. Standard Normal picture level preset on this projector. Cinema Picture level adjusted for the picture with fine tone. Blackboard(Green) For viewing the image projected on a blackboard.
SELECT button. Dynamic For viewing picture in a bright room. Standard Normal picture level preset on this projector. Cinema Picture level adjusted for the picture with fine tone. Blackboard (Green) For viewing the image projected on a blackboard.
Video Input Image Level Adjustment Press the MENU button to display the On-Screen Menu. Use the Point frame pointer to the Image Adjust Menu icon. Use the Point buttons to move the red frame pointer to the desired item and then press the SELECT button.
Select one of the following options. Off………Disabled. L1……… For an active picture. L2……… For a still picture. Film…… For watching a film. With this function, the projector reproduces pictures faithful to the original film quality. Reset To reset the adjusted data, select Reset and press the SELECT button.
Video Input Screen Size Adjustment This projector has the picture screen resize function, which enables you to customize the image size. Press the MENU button to display the On-Screen Menu. Use the Point frame pointer to the Screen Menu icon.
Setting Setting This projector has Setting menu that allows you to set up the other various functions described as follows: Press the MENU button to display the On-Screen Menu. Use the Point frame pointer to the Setting Menu icon. Use the Point...
Reset the uniformity adjustment when the AC power cord is unplugged. Store 2…… Store the uniformity adjustment even when the projector is turned off or the AC power cord is unplugged. Reset…….. Reset the Uniformity adjustment when the projector is turned off or the AC power cord is unplugged.
After capturing the projected image, go to the Logo select function and set it to “User. ” Then the captured image is displayed when the projector is turned on next time or the NO SHOW button is pressed (p 26).
Setting Logo PIN code lock This function prevents an unauthorized person from changing the screen logo. Off…… the screen logo can be changed freely from the Logo select menu (p.47). On…… the screen logo cannot be changed without the Logo PIN code. If you want to change the Logo PIN code lock setting, enter a Logo PIN code along the following steps.
This function is used to project the image to a rear projection screen. Terminal The COMPUTER IN 2/MONITOR OUT terminal on the back of the projector is switchable for computer input or monitor output (p.10). Select Computer 2 or Monitor Out with the Point buttons.
Then set the countdown timer with the Point ✔Note: • Factory default is “Ready: 5 min. ” On start When this function is set to “On, ” the projector is automatically turned on just by connecting the AC power cord to an outlet. ✔Note: •Be sure to turn the projector off properly (see “Turning Off...
(Code 2). This switching function prevents remote control interference when several projectors or video equipment are operated at the same time. When the projector is operated in “Code 2, ” both the projector and the remote control must be switched to “Code 2. ”...
This function prevents the projector from being operated by unauthorized persons and provides the following setting options for security. Off…… The projector is not locked with the PIN code. On1…… Requires to enter a PIN code every time turning on the projector.
DOWN THE NEW PIN CODE IN COLUMN OF THE PIN CODE NO. MEMO ON PAGE 75, AND KEEP IT SECURELy. IF yOU FORGET yOUR PIN CODE, THE PROjECTOR CAN NO LONGER BE STARTED. Alarm This function allows you to configure the Alarm operation.
Fan Control Choose the running speed of cooling fans from the following options according to the altitude in which the projector is being used. Off... Normal speed. Set this function to “Off” when using the projector in non-high altitude environment.
Filter counter This function is used to set a frequency for the filter cleaning. When the projector reached a specified time between cleanings, a Filter warning icon appears on the screen, notifying the cleaning is necessary. After cleaning the filter, be sure to select RESET and set the timer. The Filter warning icon will not turn off until the filter counter is reset.
Note: •This function is not a guarantee against stealing. •The alarm does not ring while the AC power cord is connected to an outlet even if the projector detects vibrations. •The alarm will stop, as the AC power cord is connected to an outlet, except when the battery cover is open.
Other settings Change the PIN code Press the F button and enter the four-digit PIN code number within about 10 seconds. The ALARM indicator blinks red for a few seconds and a high-pitched confirmation sound is produced. While the indicator is blinking, enter a new PIN code, then you will hear a high-pitched confirmation sound and the ALARM indicator is turned off.
Replace the rechargeable battery pack Use only the specified battery for this projector. Using other types of battery may cause accident or fire hazard. Replacement Battery: SANYO Ni-MH BATTERY PACK Part No. 645 089 8587 How to replace the rechargeable battery pack Unplug the AC power cord from a wall outlet.
If you do not use the projector or the Antitheft alarm function for a long period of time, remove the battery from the projector and store it in a place where the temperature is always between –4˚F to 86˚F (–20˚C to 30˚C).
Maintenance and Cleaning Warning Indicator The WARNING indicator shows the state of the function which protects the projector. Check the state of the WARNING indicator and the POWER indicator to take proper maintenance. The projector is shut down and the WARNING indicator is blinking red.
Clean the air filter by following the steps below.
Avoid excessive use of cleaner. Abrasive cleaners, solvents, or other harsh chemicals might scratch the surface of the cabinet. When the projector is not in use, put the projector in an appropriate case to avoid dust and being scratched.
Lamp Replacement When the projection lamp of the projector reaches its end of life, the Lamp replacement icon appears on the screen and LAMP REPLACE indicator lights yellow. Replace the lamp with a new one promptly. The timing when the LAMP REPLACE indicator should light is depending on the lamp mode.
Additionally, check carefully to ensure that there are no broken shards or pieces of glass around the projector or coming out from the cooling air circulation holes. Any broken shards found should be cleaned up carefully. No one should check the inside of the projector except those who are authorized trained technicians and who are familiar with projector service.
– Make sure you have properly connected the projector to peripheral equipment as described on pages 16-18. – Make sure all equipment is connected to the AC outlet and the power is turned on. – When you operate the projector with a computer and it does not project an image, restart the computer. Problem:...
– Check the projection window to see if it needs cleaning (see page 62). – Moving the projector from a cool to warm place may result in moisture condensation on the projection lens. If this occurs, leave the projector off and wait until condensation evaporates.
High voltages are used to operate this projector. Do not attempt to open the cabinet. If problems still persist after following all operating instructions, contact the dealer where you purchased the projector or the service center. Specify the model number and explain about the problem. We will advise you how to obtain service.
Appendix Menu Tree Computer Input/Video Input Input Computer 1 Computer 2 Video Wired Wireless Sound Sound Volume Mute Quit Computer Input System ✽Systems displayed in the System Menu vary PC Adjust Auto PC Adj. Fine sync. Total dots Horizontal Vertical Current mode Clamp Display area H...
Shut down Timer(1-30 Min) Quit On / Off Normal / Auto / Eco Code 1 / Code 2 Key lock Projector Remote control Quit PIN code lock PIN code lock entry Off / On1 / On2 PIN code change Quit...
Check and clean the air filters. The projector detects an abnormal condition and cannot be turned on. Unplug the AC power cord and plug it again to turn on the projector. If the projector is turned off again, unplug the AC power cord and contact ✽...
Compatible Computer Specifications Basically this projector can accept the signal from all computers with the V-, H-Frequency mentioned below and less than 140 MHz of Dot Clock. When these modes are selected, PC adjustment can be limited. ON-SCREEN RESOLUTION DISPLAy...
Signal Compatibility Color System High Definition TV Signal Scanning Frequency Optical Information Projection Image Size (Diagonal) Projection Lens Distance (Screen - Projector) Projection Lamp Interface Video Input Jack S-Video Input Jack Audio Input Jacks Component Input Jacks Computer Input 1 Input Terminal...
Accessories Owner’s Manual (CD-ROM) Quick Reference Guide AC Power Cord Remote Control and Batteries VGA Cable PIN Code Label Alarm Label Stand Ferrite Core Cable Tie Network Application (CD-ROM) l The specifications are subject to change without notice. l LCD panels are manufactured to the highest possible standards. Even though 99.99% of the pixels are effective, a tiny fraction of the pixels (0.01% or less) may be ineffective by the characteristics of the LCD panels.
Appendix Configurations of Terminals COMPUTER INPUT / MONITOR OUTPUT TERMINAL (ANALOG) Terminal : Analog RGB (Mini D-sub 15 pin) SERVICE PORT CONNECTOR Terminal : Mini DIN 8-PIN PLC-XL51 Dimensions Unit: inch (mm) 7.75 (196.8) 0.17 (4.2) 1.0° 1.0° 7.91 (201) Red Input / Output Green Input / Output Blue Input / Output...
PIN Code Number Memo Write down the PIN code number in the column below and keep it with this manual securely. If you forgot or lost the number and unable to operate the projector, contact the service station. PIN Code Lock No.
Appendix PJ Link Notice This projector is compliant with PJLink Standard Class 1 of JBMIA (Japan Business Machine and Information System Industries Association). The projector supports all commands defined by PJLink Class 1 and is verified conformance with PJLink Standard Class 1.
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