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DLP™ PROJECTOR
MODEL
HC1100
User Manual
HC1100
This User Manual is important to you.
Please read it before using your projector.

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  • Page 1 DLP™ PROJECTOR MODEL HC1100 User Manual HC1100 This User Manual is important to you. Please read it before using your projector.
  • Page 2 RECEPTACLE OR OTHER OUTLET UNLESS THE BLADES CAN BE FULLY INSERTED TO PREVENT BLADE EXPOSURE. NOTE: SINCE THIS PROJECTOR IS PLUGGABLE EQUIPMENT, THE SOCKET-OUTLET SHALL BE INSTALLED NEAR THE EQUIPMENT AND SHALL BE EASILY ACCESSIBLE. WARNING Use the attached specifi ed power supply cord. If you use another power supply cord, it may cause interference with radio and television reception.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    This symbol mark is according to the directive 2002/96/EC Article 10 Information for users and Annex IV. Your MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC product is designed and manufactured with high quality materials and components which can be recycled and reused. This symbol means that electrical and electronic equipment, at their end-of-life, should be disposed of separately from your household waste.
  • Page 4: Important Safeguards

    fi re, electric shock or other personal injury. 7. Water and moisture Do not use this projector near water or in contact with water. 8. Accessories Do not place this projector on an unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket or table.
  • Page 5 Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. • Consult the dealer or an experienced Radio/TV technician for help. Changes or modifi cations not expressly approved by Mitsubishi could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. COMPLIANCE NOTICE OF INDUSTRY CANADA This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
  • Page 6: Preparing Your Projector

    Preparing your projector Checking accessories The following accessories are provided with this projector. Check to be sure that all of the accessories are packed in the package. Cables Mini D-SUB 15-pin Mini D-SUB 15-pin RGB cable for PC (246C521-10) Remote control parts...
  • Page 7 5 COMPONENT VIDEO IN terminals 6 Foot adjustment buttons (Left/Right) 7 Air outlet grille S-VIDEO IN 8 SERIAL terminal (8-pin) • Used for projector control by computer. Contact your VIDEO IN dealer for details. 9 USB terminal • Used for adjustment by service person.
  • Page 8: Remote Control

    2 Lamp cover 3 Adjustment feet (Rear) Caution: Do not replace the lamp immediately after using the projector because the lamp would be extremely hot and it may cause burns. 1 ON ( I ) button 2 HDMI button 3 COMPUTER button...
  • Page 9: Using The Remote Control

    30° 30° When operating the remote control, keep the distance from the remote control to the projector via the screen within about 5 m (6 feet). The operable range of the remote control, however, depends on the characteristics of the screen.
  • Page 10: Setting Up Your Projector

    Determine the distance from the screen to the projector according to the size of the images to be projected. (See page 12.) • Do not place this projector on a carpet or blanket because the exhaust vent and the intake vent on the bottom surface are blocked and the projector would heat, causing a breakdown or fi re.
  • Page 11 • Do not install the projector where the exhaust vents are exposed to air emitted by an air conditioning. Such installation may cause a breakdown. • Do not install the projector near a fi re alarm because it emits hot air from its exhaust vents. Rear projection Ask a specialist for installation.
  • Page 12: Screen Size And Projection Distance

    Setting up your projector (continued) Screen size and projection distance Refer to the following table to determine the screen size. Screen size (Width of the projected image) When the aspect ratio of the screen is 16:9 Screen size Diagonal size...
  • Page 13: Viewing Video Images

    Viewing video images A. Connecting the projector to video equipment • When the projector and the connected devices are located too close to each other, the projected image may be af- fected by their interference. • See the owner’s guide of each device for details about its connections.
  • Page 14 When a TV tuner or VCR is connected: When you use this projector with a TV tuner or VCR connected, no image may appear or a message of NO SIGNAL may appear on the screen when you change the channel via any channel that is not being received. In such a case, set the channels of the TV tuner or VCR again.
  • Page 15 You can project high-quality images by connecting the HDMI IN terminal of this projector to video equipment having a HDMI output terminal or a DVI-D output terminal. In addition, this projector supports HDCP and is able to receive encrypted digital video data that are output from DVD players.
  • Page 16 • Use 100-240 V AC 50/60 Hz to prevent fi re or electric shock. • Do not place any objects on the power cord or do not place the projector near heat sources to prevent damage to the power cord. If the power cord should be damaged, contact your dealer for replacement because it may cause fi...
  • Page 17 1. Confi rm the POWER indicator lights-up red. • If the projector was turned off before the lamp had cooled down suffi ciently, the fan may start rotating and the POWER button may not work after the power cord is plugged. (The STATUS indicator blinks green.) After the fan stops rotating, press the POWER button to turn back on the POWER indicator.
  • Page 18 • During this period of one minute in the standby mode, the intake fan and exhaust fan rotate to cool the lamp. • The lamp can’t be lit again for one minute after turning off the projector for safety purpose. It will take another one minute for the STATUS indicator to go out.
  • Page 19: Setting The Aspect Ratio

    • This projector is equipped with a function to change the aspect ratio. If you select an aspect ratio that is inconsistent with that of the input signal, images around the screen edges may be hidden or deformed. When viewing original video works refl ecting the authors’ intentions, you are recommended to keep their aspect ratios unchanged.
  • Page 20: Viewing Computer Images

    • After connecting a computer supporting this standard to this terminal, plug the power cord of the projector in the wall outlet fi rst, and then boot up the computer.
  • Page 21 1. Confi rm the POWER indicator lights-up red. • If the projector was turned off before the lamp had cooled down suffi ciently, the fan may start rotating and the POWER button may not work after the power cord is plugged. (The STATUS indicator blinks green.) After the fan stops rotating, press the power button to turn back on the POWER indicator.
  • Page 22 • During this period of one minute in the standby mode, the intake fan and exhaust fan rotate to cool the lamp. • The lamp can’t be lit again for one minute after turning off the projector for safety purpose. It will take another one minute for the STATUS indicator to go out.
  • Page 23: Menu Operation

    Menu operation • Menus are not displayed when no signal is supplied to the projector. IMAGE GAMMA MODE CONTRAST BRIGHTNESS COLOR TEMP. COLOR TINT SHARPNESS BrilliantColor SCREEN SIZE VERTICAL LOCATION INSTALLATION LAMP MODE LAMP TIME (LOW) AUTO POWER ON AUTO POWER OFF...
  • Page 24: How To Set The Menus

    ±26 • BrilliantColor uses BrilliantColor the projector displays higher resolution images while reproducing superior colors. • By using the AV memory function, you can save up to 3 setting patterns of IMAGE menu for each input terminal. (See page 26.) •...
  • Page 25 RESET ALL • When SCART INPUT is set to ON, normal computer signals aren’t projected. • Use a SCART-BNC (or SCART-Mini D-SUB 15P) cable (option) when connecting this projector with an AV device equipped with the SCART terminal. • Some AV devices equipped with the SCART terminal aren’t compatible with this projector.
  • Page 26 Select this option when connecting the projector to high defi nition video equipment having R, G, and B output terminals. Select this option when connecting the projector to a DVD player or other device having Y, C , and C...
  • Page 27: Adjusting Projected Images

    Adjusting projected images To adjust the brightness (CONTRAST and BRIGHTNESS): You can make adjustments for the brightness of the projected image using the menu. (See page 24 for menu setting.) 1. Display the IMAGE menu. 2. Select CONTRAST or BRIGHTNESS by pressing the 3.
  • Page 28 Adjusting projected images (continued) To adjust the tone of white (COLOR TEMP.): You can select a preset color temperature (white tone) using the menu. (See page 24 for menu setting.) 1. Display the IMAGE menu. 2. Select COLOR TEMP. by pressing the 3.
  • Page 29 This projector automatically and properly projects video signals supplied from the computer. However, some video signals may not be projected, depending on the type of the computer. In such a case, press the AUTO POSITION button. (See page 22.) When the signal is still not projected properly, adjust the projected image using the SIGNAL menu.
  • Page 30: Advanced Features

    Advanced features Password function This projector is equipped with the password function that is designed for prevention of theft and wrong op- eration by children and restriction on operation by other than specifi ed users. The password function has two modes as follows.
  • Page 31: Replacing The Lamp

    Warning: • Be careful not to drop the lamp fi xing screws inside of the projector. Don’t put a metal piece or fl ammable object into the projector. Using the projector with any foreign object present inside may result in electric shock or fi re.
  • Page 32 Cleaning of the projector and the ventilation slots Use a soft cloth to clean the projector and the ventilation grilles. When the grilles become dirty, wipe them with a soft cloth dampened with diluted mild detergent, and then wipe them with a dry cloth.
  • Page 33: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before asking for repair of the projector, check the following. If the symptom persists, stop using the projector, be sure to unplug the power plug, and then contact your dealer. No image appears on the screen. Problem Solution Power can not be •...
  • Page 34 • Some computers output out-of-spec signals on rare occasion. Adjust the SIGNAL displaced. menu. (See page 29.) Projected images are • Adjust the projector and the screen so that they are perpendicular to each other. (See page 10.) distorted. Projected images are •...
  • Page 35 Problem Solution The exhaust vents • This air comes out after cooling the inside of the projector. You may feel hot, but this is not a malfunction. emit warm air. • The microcomputers inside the projector may be wrongly operating because of noise.
  • Page 36: Indicators

    Indicators This projector has two indicators, each of which shows the operation condition of the projector. The following offer solutions to possible problems. If these problem persist, turn the projector off and consult your dealer. Normal condition POWER STATUS CONDITION...
  • Page 37: Specifi Cations

    Specifi cations The specifi cations and outside appearance of the projector are subject to change without prior notice. Type Model Display technology Projection lens Light-source lamp Image size (projection distance) Maximum Computer signal resolution Video signal Component signal Computer input...
  • Page 38: Replacement Part

    Specifi cations (continued) Specifi cation of RGB signals in each computer mode of the projector Signal mode Resolution (H x V) TV60, 480i (525i) TV50, 576i (625i) 1080i 60 (1125i 60) 1080i 50 (1125i 50) 480p (525p) 576p (625p) 720p 60 (750p 60)
  • Page 39 11TH FL., 90 SEC. 6, CHUNG SHAN N. RD., TAIPEI, 111 R.O.C. Sales & Technical Inquires Phone :+886-2-2832-8255 :+886-2-2833-9813 MKY (Mitsubishi Electric Kang Yong Watana Co., Ltd. ) http://www.mitsubishi-kyw.co.th/ Road, Huamark Bangkapi, Bangkok 10240, Thailand Sales & Technical Inquiries Phone :+66-2-731-6841...

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