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NEC Value Series
User's Manual
7/29/98, 8:44 AM



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  • Page 1 NEC Value Series User’s Manual 78131481 7/29/98, 8:44 AM...
  • Page 2 CAN/CSA 22.2 No. 950. 78131481 FCC Information 1. Use the attached specified shielded cable with the JC-1571VMA-2 color monitor so as not to interfere with radio and television reception. (1) Shielded captive type signal cable. Use of other cables and adapters may cause interference with radio and television reception.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Setting Up a Healthy Work Environment MultiSync is a registered trademark of NEC Technologies, Inc. in the U.S. and of NEC Home Electronics, Ltd. in Canada, UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Austria, Benelux, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Saudi Arabia.
  • Page 4: Packaging

    3. Captive signal cable 4. User’s manual 5. Registration card: Please fill out and return this card as soon as possible. Remember to save the original box and packing materials to transport or ship this monitor. 78131481 ® ™ 7/29/98, 8:44 AM...
  • Page 5: Quick Start

    Quick Start Is the monitor Is the computer a a MultiSync ® Macintosh ™ computer? monitor? Call NEC at (800) 820-1230 to receive your MultiSync XV Macintosh cable adapter Attach the Mac adapter to the monitor connector on the Macintosh.
  • Page 6: Quick Start

    If you are not sure which port is the video connector, please consult your computer or display card manual. To obtain the MultiSync XV15+ Macintosh cable adapter, call NEC at (800) 820-1230. For more details on connecting the MultiSync XV...
  • Page 7: Introduction

    Introduction Congratulations on your purchase of NEC’s MultiSync color monitor, which includes Microsoft ’s Plug and Play ® compatibility, NEC’s ErgoDesign ® features, IPM™ (Intelligent Power Manager) System and Multiple Frequency Technology. Screen Technology The MultiSync XV monitor also features NEC’s exclusive CRT (Cathode Ray Tube), the latest advancement in display technology.
  • Page 8: Ergodesign ® Features

    Field technology designed to reduce magnetic and alternating ™ electric field emissions and static electricity. NEC MultiSync monitors follow the strictest magnetic field, alternating electric field and electro-static recommendations of the Swedish Board for Technical Accreditation, or SWEDAC (previously known as...
  • Page 9: Multiple Frequency Technology

    Horizontal and vertical FullScan capability can increase the ™ display size of a variety of video modes to the edges of the monitor bezel. The FullScan capability allows you to use the entire screen area in most resolutions, significantly expanding image size.
  • Page 10: Controls

    Control Panel SELECT Horizontal position control Vertical position control Horizontal size control 78131481 Controls RESET Adjustment controls Side pincushion control Vertical size control 7/29/98, 8:44 AM Power Switch/Degauss Brightness control Contrast control...
  • Page 11: Controls

    Monitor Adjustment Controls SELECT Proceeds to the next control selection. Moves the LED indicator light across the adjustment controls from left to right. Horizontal position control (left to right) Adjusts the horizontal position of the image from left to right.
  • Page 12: Specifications

    OptiClear screen surface. ® Dependent upon display card used. Automatically Automatically Maximum resolution based on horizontal and vertical frequencies only. Some systems may not support all modes listed. NEC cites recommended resolution at 75 Hz for optimal display performance.
  • Page 13: Specifications

    Monitor Specifications MultiSync 260 x 195 mm Active Display Area (Factory Setting) 10.2 x 7.7 inches 280 x 210 mm Active Display Area (Full Scan) 11.0 x 8.3 inches AC 100 – 120 V, 50/60 Hz Power Supply 1.8 Amps...
  • Page 14: Recommended Use

    For optimum performance, please note the following when setting up and using the MultiSync ® • If possible, position the monitor so that it is facing east to minimize the effects of the earth's magnetic field. • Allow adequate ventilation around the monitor so that heat can properly dissipate.
  • Page 15: Setting Up A Healthy Work Environment

    For a complete, detailed explanation on setting up a healthy work environment, call NEC at (800) 820-1230, NEC FastFacts™ information at (800) 366-0476...
  • Page 16 Check the following when you position the monitor: • Adjust the monitor height so that the top of the screen is at or slightly below eye level. Your eyes should look slightly down- ward when viewing the middle of the screen.
  • Page 17 Checking Your Comfort: How Do You Measure Up? Use this checklist to see if you are setting up your work environ- ment to fit your physical needs. Checking Your Chair • Do you sit in an upright position with the backrest support- ing your lower back? •...
  • Page 18 78131481 Checking Your Monitor • Did you adjust your monitor so that the top of the screen is at or slightly below eye level? • Do you periodically rest your eyes by blinking often or looking away from the screen? •...
  • Page 19 78131481 • Do you have regular eye checkups? • Do you contact your doctor if you feel any sustained discomfort? For more detailed information on workstation setup, call NEC at (800) 820-1230, NEC FastFacts ™ information at (800) 366-0476 and request document #900108 or write the American National Standard for Human Factors Engineering of Visual Display Terminal Workstations.
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting/Support

    • Signal cable should be completely attached to the computer. Image is scrolling or unstable • Check the pin assignments and signal timings of the monitor and your display • If the Mac adapter is used, check for proper connection or make sure the display card is Mac •...
  • Page 21: Troubleshooting Chart

    Troubleshooting Chart Problem Check These Items • Move electrical devices that may be causing electrical interference away from the monitor. Picture bounces or a waving pattern • See inside cover of this manual for FCC information. is present in the picture •...
  • Page 22: Fastfacts ™ Information

    - Know the name of the dispaly card you are using and have its manual nearby. 78131481 If it is more convenient to fax a question to NEC’s technical support, the fax number is (508) 635-4666. The BBS The NEC Remote Bulletin Board System (BBS) is a great way to keep in touch with NEC.
  • Page 23: Warranty

    Warranty Limited Warranty NEC Technologies, Inc. (hereinafter NECTECH) warrants this Product to be free from defects in material and workmanship and agrees to repair or replace any part of the enclosed unit which proves defective under these terms and conditions.
  • Page 24 While NEC TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Products are considered to be compatible with many systems, the specific functional implementation by the customers of the Product may vary.
  • Page 25: References

    References ANSI/HFS 13, 17 BBS (Remote Bulletin Board System) Brightness Control 8, 9, 18 Contrast Control 8, 9, 18 5, 10 Degauss 8, 9, 18, 19 (see Power Switch/Degauss) Dimensions Display Area Dot Pitch (see Mask Pitch) 5, 10 DPMS Dynamic Beam Focus Electronic Channels Energy Star...
  • Page 26: Directory Of Telephone Numbers

    1571201 MultiSync Monitor Technical Support Technical Support Fax 900203 NOTE: To request the “Setting Up a Healthy Work Environment” brochure, call NEC at (800) 820-1230, or NEC FastFacts information at (800) 366-0476 and request document #900108. 900204 153006 900108 7/29/98, 8:44 AM...
  • Page 27 PROPRIETARY NOTICE AND LIABILITY DISCLAIMER The information disclosed in this document, including all designs and related materials, is the valuable property of NEC and/or its licensors, as appropriate, reserve all patent, copyright and other proprietary rights to this document, including all design, manu- facturing, reproduction, use, and sales rights thereto, except to the extent said rights are expressly granted to others.
  • Page 28 MultiSync is a registered trademark of NEC Technologies, Inc. 78131481 NEC Value Series NEC Technologies, Inc. 1250 North Arlington Heights Road Itasca, Illinois 60143-1248 7/29/98, 8:44 AM Part No. 78131481 Printed in Singapore...
  • Page 29 MultiSync is a registered trademark of NEC Technologies, Inc. 78131481 NEC Value Series NEC Technologies, Inc. 1250 North Arlington Heights Road Itasca, Illinois 60143-1248 7/29/98, 8:44 AM Part No. 78131481 Printed in Malaysia...
  • Page 30 Printed on Recycled Paper MultiSync is a registered trademark of NEC Technologies, Inc. 78131481 NEC Value Series NEC Technologies, Inc. 1250 North Arlington Heights Road Itasca, Illinois 60143-1248 7/29/98, 8:44 AM Part No. 78131481 Printed in U.S.A.

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