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Fujitsu Plasmavision P42XTA51US User Manual

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Before using the plasma display, read this manual carefully so that you know how to use the plasma display correctly.
Three manuals of the "Safety Precautions" , this "User's Manual" and "Speaker Unit Installation Manual"are supplied with the
plasma display. Especially, be sure to read and observe the "Safety Precautions".
Refer to this manual whenever questions or problems about operation arise.
Keep this manual in the place where the user can see it easily.
* Installation and removal require special expertise. Consult your dealer for details.
* The last digit of Model No. (10 digit alphanumeric characters) indicated on the product means the body color indication
alphabet or the management number.
USER'S MANUAL
WIDE PLASMA DISPLAY
P42XTA51U
P50XTA51U
P55XTA51U
P63XTA51U

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  • Page 1 Before using the plasma display, read this manual carefully so that you know how to use the plasma display correctly. Three manuals of the "Safety Precautions" , this "User's Manual" and "Speaker Unit Installation Manual"are supplied with the plasma display. Especially, be sure to read and observe the "Safety Precautions". Refer to this manual whenever questions or problems about operation arise.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    BASIC OPERATIONS ... 17 POWER ON ... 17 POWER OFF (STANDBY STATE) ... 17 VOL (VOLUME) ... 17 MUTE... 17 WATCHING TV, VIDEO, OR PICTURES ON PC ... 18 TV ... 18 CH RETURN... 18 ANTENNA/CABLE ... 18 VIDEO... 18 RGB ...
  • Page 3: Information

    INFORMATION • Receptacle Make sure that the power cord’s grounding wire is grounded. The plasma display comes with a 3-prong power plug; one prong is connected to the grounding wire. If you have only a 2-hole receptacle, you will need to have it replaced. Contact your dealer for more information. •...
  • Page 4: Accessories

    ACCESSORIES □ Safety Precautions □ This manual □ Power Cord □ Large ferrite core (2, for power cord and RS-232C cable) See P. E-14 for the installation procedure. For speaker installation ・For 42" / 50" / 55" model □ Speaker Unit (2) □...
  • Page 5: Installation

    INSTALLATION To prevent the plasma display's internal components from overheating, make sure that the plasma display is installed in a well-ventilated location. Be sure to use the optional stand, wall-mounting unit or the other mounting unit when installing the plasma display. Also, be sure that your dealer performs the installation.
  • Page 6: Part Names And Functions

    In this circumstance, leaving the plasma display power ON can result in fire or electric shock.  Input mode selection button Switches the input modes (Video mode, RGB mode and TV mode).  Volume button Adjusts the sound volume.
  • Page 7 This terminal is only for access by an Authorized Service Engineer. This should never be used by the end user.  CABLE CARD slot (CABLE CARD) To receive cable TV programs insert the card supplied from cable TV provider. (See P. E-12.)  Digital audio output terminal (AUDIO OUTPUT DIGITAL) Connect this terminal to the digital audio input terminal of the audio amplifier.
  • Page 8: Remote Control

    Use these buttons to select the item or adjust the value of the on screen menu.  (ENTER button) E-23–E-40  Press to confirm the setting you made with the Adjustment buttons.  (MTS/STEREO) E-20  Press to select the audio mode such as MTS (Multi-channel TV Sound) or stereo. E-18 E-18 E-18 E-17 E-23–E-40...
  • Page 9  (FAVORITE button) E-19  Press to recall an already registered Favorite Channel List, add the current channel to the Favorite Channel List, or delete an already registered channel.  (Information button) E-20  Press to display the current channel information. ...
  • Page 10: Using The Remote Control

    USING THE REMOTE CONTROL PUTTING BATTERIES IN THE REMOTE CONTROL (1) To remove the cover, slide it outwards while pressing it down. PRECAUTIONS To prevent malfunction, do not apply any form of severe shock to the remote control. To prevent malfunction or deformation, do not allow the remote control to become wet and keep it away from hot surfaces or heating equipment.
  • Page 11: Basic Connection And Preparation Of The System

    BASIC CONNECTION AND PREPARATION OF THE SYSTEM • Before this plasma display can be operated for the first time, the connections and settings below must be completed. VHF/UHF antenna 75 Ohm coaxial cable * For best reception (of terrestrial signal), an outdoor antenna (OTA) is recommended. CONNECTIONS TO THE PLASMA DISPLAY 1.
  • Page 12 • When the power cable is disconnected or broadcasts cannot be received (antenna was disconnected, etc.) after the cable card was inserted/set, it may be impossible to receive data from the cable TV provider. In this case, it may become impossible to view the contracted programs even if the power is turned on again.
  • Page 13: To Receive Terrestrial Tv Programs

    TO RECEIVE CABLE TV PROGRAMS (WITHOUT CableCARD) (Continued from page E-11) * To watch cable TV broadcasts, sign up with a cable-TV provider before installing and connecting the Plasma display. For details, contact the cable-TV provider. 5. Connect the plasma display's power cord to the outlet, and turn on the power. (For details, see "Power ON"...
  • Page 14: Attaching The Ferrite Cores

    ATTACHING THE FERRITE CORES The ferrite cores are used to reduce noise. Attach them correctly as shown in the following illustrations. Be sure to turn off power of the plasma display and external equipment before making any connections. Carefully check the terminals for position and type before making any connections. Loose connectors can result in picture or color problems.
  • Page 15: Connecting To External Equipment

    • Refer to instruction manual for the equipment to be connected. • There are three audio inputs (HDMI audio excluded). Set them according to Audio Input on P. E-38. • To receive cable-TV programs, contact a desired cable-TV provider. CATV antenna input...
  • Page 16: Example Of Connecting External Equipment

    EXAMPLE OF CONNECTING EXTERNAL EQUIPMENT • Connect the Video signal cable to the HDMI input terminal, Component Video input terminal, S-Video input terminal, or the Video input terminal. • If the equipment to be connected is equipped with HDMI out put terminal and Component Video output terminal, it is recommended to connect to only one of the terminals.
  • Page 17: Basic Operations

    Press The power is turned on, and the power lamp changes from "Red" to "Green." Select the Video, RGB, or TV mode to enable ordinary operation. * Make sure that the power cord is connected to a 3- core receptacle in advance. (See P. E-11 of "BASIC CONNECTION AND PREPARATION OF THE SYSTEM")
  • Page 18: Watching Tv, Video, Or Pictures On Pc

    About Auto Lock (Parental Lock) • Auto Lock is provided for parents to determine that TV programs and video pictures not good for their children are blocked. • Restrictions on the watching of TV programs can be placed by channel, age, and program category.
  • Page 19: Watching A Favorite Channel

    WATCHING A FAVORITE CHANNEL ADDING A FAVORITE CHANNEL A favorite program can be registered in the FAVORITE channel list.  Press The program you are watching and the registered programs are displayed. If the current program is not yet registered, "Add" is displayed.
  • Page 20: Convenient Tv And Video Functions

    The closed caption service is switched as shown below. - For a closed caption service in analog mode: Each time this button is pressed, the service is switched between "off" and the closed-captioned TV program in analog mode. - For a closed caption service in digital mode: Each time this button is pressed, the service is switched between "off,"...
  • Page 21: Other Basic Operations

    • A variety of Screen Sizes are available with this plasma display. Remember that if you select a mode with an aspect ratio (ratio of frame width to frame height) different from that of the TV program or video media, the pictures will appear differently than if you had selected a mode having the same aspect ratio.
  • Page 22: Screen Size

    OTHER BASIC OPERATIONS (Continued) Screen Size Normal (TV, Video/RGB) Displaying normal size picture (i.e. a 4:3 aspect ratio). Wide1 (Video) Picture of standard size Displaying the natural-looking pictures of normal size on the wide screen. Wide2 (Video)/Wide (RGB) Vertically extended picture Ideal for displaying vertically extended pictures such as squeezed pictures.
  • Page 23: Adjustment Menu

    ADJUSTMENT MENU The numbers in parentheses ( ) indicate the reference page numbers. PICTURE(25) Signal Contrast(25) Drive Contrast(25) Brightness(25) Color(25) Tint(25) Sharpness(25) Ambient Sensor(25) Picture Mode(25) Precision Setting(26) Picture Memory(28) Default POSITION/SIZE(29) Position(29) Size(29) Default AUDIO(30) Treble(30) Bass(30) Balance(30) Loudness(30) FEATURES(31) Adjustment(31) On Screen Menu(31)
  • Page 24: Basic Procedures Of Adjustment Menu

    BASIC PROCEDURES OF ADJUSTMENT MENU • Shown below is the basic procedure used to change the options on the ADJUSTMENT MENU. (Ex.: Adjusting tint setting (Tint)) • Selecting the adjustment mode for adjustment or setting. (The items to be adjusted or set are stored for each adjustment mode.) ...
  • Page 25: Adjusting To A Desired Picture (Picture Menu)

    This mode is suitable for watching movies or TV. Fine Best for watching movies in darkened rooms. Effective Best for watching TV in bright environments. Conventional Displays a screen approximating that of a conventional TV screen. Still Suitable for watching static images such as computer or still camera images.
  • Page 26: Precision Setting

    ADJUSTING TO A DESIRED PICTURE (PICTURE MENU) (Continued) Precision Setting Even more advanced picture quality adjustments can be made as required. Precision Setting Selection Screen Black Level  Press to strengthen the reproduction of black. (Provides a picture quality with deep blacks.) ...
  • Page 27: Color Focus

    Color Focus This enables correction with respect to specific color hues within the image. Independent correction of the hue of skin colors, blue skies, and so on, enables a more brilliant display. Color Focus (Reddish color) Settings Screen • [Reddish color] With red at the center, performs the following corrections with respect to the range from magenta to yellow.
  • Page 28: Picture Memory

    ADJUSTING TO A DESIRED PICTURE (PICTURE MENU) (Continued) • Jaggies Filter This function alleviates the phenomenon where jagged diagonal lines can be seen when interlace signals are input, thus enabling a smoother motion picture display.   Each time is pressed, the setting is switched. ...
  • Page 29: Adjusting Screen Position And Size (Position/Size Menu)

    ADJUSTING SCREEN POSITION AND SIZE (POSITION/SIZE MENU) • You can make changes to all screen adjustment options in the POSITION/SIZE Menu. • See Page E-24 for the basic procedures. POSITION/SIZE Menu screen • The changes you make will be stored for the selected input mode.
  • Page 30: Adjusting To Desired Audio (Audio Menu)

    ADJUSTING TO DESIRED AUDIO (AUDIO MENU) • You can make changes to all audio adjustment options in the AUDIO Menu. See Page E-24 for the basic procedures. • The changes you make will be stored for the selected input mode. Therefore, you need to select a desired input mode before making any changes.
  • Page 31: Other Settings (Features Menu)

    OTHER SETTINGS (FEATURES MENU) • To adjust or set items such as Adjustment, On Screen Menu, Input Terminal, and Channel Setting, select "FEATURES" from the adjustment menu. See P. E-24 for the basic procedures. • The items to be adjusted or set are stored for each input mode.
  • Page 32: Name Select

    * If a power failure occurs or the power cord is unplugged, set the clock again. * The date and time are updated automatically while you watch digital cable TV broadcastings with the CableCARD being inserted in the card slot of the plasma display. ...
  • Page 33: Tuner Setting (Tv)

    Cable:  None  Standard  HRC  IRC  [Standard]: Scans channels in standard mode for cable TV broadcastings. [HRC]: Scans channels in Harmonically Related Carrier mode for cable TV broadcastings. [IRC]: Scans channels in Incrementally Related Carrier mode for cable TV broadcastings. [None]: No scanning.
  • Page 34: Cablecard

     (2) Press to select "YES", and press CableCARD This function displays information necessary for contacting your cable-TV provider. • The information is not displayed unless the CableCARD is inserted. E-34 Reboot Reboot when the displayed picture and sound are not normal even when the receiving state is good.
  • Page 35: Cc (Closed Caption) Service Setting

    CC (Closed Caption) Service SETTING The closed caption service setting procedure is as follows. The Closed Caption Service is available only when current TV program or video picture has the service information. "CC Service" Screen Display This function determines whether to turn ON/OFF the closed caption service.
  • Page 36: Auto Lock (Parental Lock) Setting

    OTHER SETTINGS (FEATURES MENU) (Continued) Auto Lock (Parental Lock) SETTING Auto Lock is provided for the parents to determine that TV programs and video pictures not good for their children are blocked. Restrictions on the watching of TV programs can be placed by channel, age, and program category.
  • Page 37: Block By Rating

    (STANDBY), and then turn it ON again. • The Auto Lock system is available only for TV broadcastings and video signals that are based on the parental lock standard. The AUTO LOCK feature will work only when a program rating is available.
  • Page 38: Setting Others

    OTHER SETTINGS (FEATURES MENU) (Continued) SETTING OTHERS Auto Off-NO SIG. Adjusting the settings so that the standby state automatically starts up if the display remains in no signal state for an extended amount of time. Selecting the background setting to indicate when the display is in the no signal state.
  • Page 39: Direct Setting (Rgb)

    [Input Signal]: Video mode [Input Sync.]: Sync. Signal type [Freq.]: Sync. Signal frequency, polarity [Preset No.]: RGB code number [Program No]: Channel-assigned number "Information" Screen (example of Video mode) "Information" Screen (RGB mode) "Information" Screen (example of TV mode) E-39...
  • Page 40: Initialization Of User Adjustment Value

    INITIALIZATION OF USER ADJUSTMENT VALUE Using the MENU to restore the values of the factory settings after adjustments have been made.  Press The main menu screen will appear.   Press to select "FACTORY DEFAULT".   Each time you press , one of the available menus appears in the following sequence: PICTURE ...
  • Page 41: Options

    OPTIONS Wall-mounting Bracket 0° to 15° mounting angle With a 42"/50" model To install this plasma display with the wall-mounting bracket, install the accessory spacers between the plasma display and frame as shown in the figure at right. For details, see the wall-mounting bracket installation manual. Ceiling unit 5°...
  • Page 42: Main Supported Signals

    MAIN SUPPORTED SIGNALS The plasma display can store up to four types of signals for RGB adjustment values. The plasma display uses the first-in, first-out method; therefore, the first input signal is cleared when the fifth one is input. Input the signal you want to store and adjust to a desired screen according to "ADJUSTING SCREEN POSITION AND SIZE".
  • Page 43: Cleaning

    CLEANING Be sure to unplug the power cord from the receptacle before cleaning the plasma display. Do not clean the plasma display using a cloth dampened with volatile solvents, such as benzene or thinner. Such solvents can harm the plasma display’s cabinet, the filter at the screen front, and the remote control.
  • Page 44: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE If you encounter problems with the plasma display, check the following explanations before contacting your dealer for service. Problem • Power does not turn ON. • No pictures are displayed. • Remote control does not function prop- erly. • The plasma display makes a snapping sound.
  • Page 45: Specifications

    / at least 1.9m or 6.2 feet for 50" model / at least 2.1 m or 6.9 feet for 55" model / at least 2.4 m or 7.9 feet for 63" model) from the screen, occasionally looking away from the screen during extended watching screen. • is a worldwide trademark of Fujitsu General Limited and is a registered trademark in Japan, the U.S.A. and other countries or areas. P42XTA51U P50XTA51U 50"...
  • Page 46 / at least 1.9m or 6.2 feet for 50" model / at least 2.1 m or 6.9 feet for 55" model / at least 2.4 m or 7.9 feet for 63" model) from the screen, occasionally looking away from the screen during extended watching screen. • is a worldwide trademark of Fujitsu General Limited and is a registered trademark in Japan, the U.S.A. and other countries or areas. E-46 P63XTA51U TV 75 Ω: CATV 1-135...