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NEC PlasmaSync 42VR5 Operation Manual

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Operation Manual

For the specifications of your plasma monitor,
refer to "Model Information".
NEC Solutions (America), Inc.

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  • Page 1: Operation Manual

    Operation Manual For the specifications of your plasma monitor, refer to “Model Information”. NEC Solutions (America), Inc.
  • Page 2: Important Information

    If you install the unit in an enclosure, make sure there is adequate space at the top of the unit to allow hot air to rise and escape. If the monitor becomes too hot, the overheat protector will be activated and the monitor will be turned off.
  • Page 3: Recommandations Importantes

    * Change the position of the menu display from time to time. * Always power down the monitor when you are finished using it. If the plasma monitor is in long term use or continuous operation take the following measures to reduce the likelihood of phosphor burn: Recommandations importantes Précautions...
  • Page 4 fabricant décline toute responsabilité en cas de blessure corporelle ou de dégâts matériels résultant d’une opération d’entretien quelconque effectuée par des personnes non qualifiées ou résultant de l’ouverture du couvercle arrière. S’adresser aux services après-vente autorisés. Pour éviter des dommages et prolonger la durée de service de l’appareil: 1.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    * These are fittings for fastening the unit to a wall to prevent tipping due to external shock when using the stand (optional). Fasten the safety fittings to the holes in the back of the monitor using the safety fitting mount screws (see page 6). Options •...
  • Page 6: Installation

    Installation You can attach your optional mounts or stand to the plasma monitor in one of the following two ways: * While it is upright. (See Drawing A) * As it is laid down with the screen face down (See Drawing B). Lay the protective sheet, which was wrapped around the monitor when it was packaged, beneath the screen surface so as not to scratch the screen face.
  • Page 7: Cable Management

    3.Replace the cover. Operating Range * Use the remote control within a distance of about 7 m/ 23ft. from the front of the monitor’s remote control sensor and at horizontal and vertical angles of up to approximately 30°. * The remote control operation may not function if the monitor’s remote control sensor is exposed to direct...
  • Page 8: Part Names And Function

    /EXIT VOLUME MENU/ENTER DOWN q Power Turns the monitor’s power on and off. w Remote sensor window Receives the signals from the remote control. e POWER/STANDBY indicator When the power is on ... Lights green. When the power is in the standby mode ... Lights red.
  • Page 9: Rear View/ Terminal Board

    Connect a digital signal (TMDS) from a source with a DVI output. This input can be set for use with an RGB3 or DVD3/ HD3 source. (see page 22) EXTERNAL CONTROL (D-Sub) This terminal is used when operating and controlling the monitor externally (by external control).
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    !6 DVD/HD1, 2, 3 Press this button to select DVD/HD as the source. DVD/HD can also be selected using the INPUT SELECT button on the monitor. !7 PC/RGB Press this button to select PC/RGB as the source. PC/RGB can also be selected using the INPUT SELECT button on the monitor.
  • Page 11: Basic Operations

    After the power is turned off with the off timer ... A slight current is still supplied to the monitor. When you are leaving the room or do not plan to use the system for a long period of time, turn off the power of the monitor.
  • Page 12: Wide Operations

    WIDE Operations Wide Screen Operation (manual) With this function, you can select one of six screen sizes. When viewing videos or digital video discs 1. Press the WIDE button on the remote control. 2. Within 3 seconds ... Press the WIDE button again. The screen size switches as follows: NORMAL ANAMORPHIC...
  • Page 13: Wide Screen Operation With Computer Signals

    Supported resolution See page 7 of Model Information for details on the display output of the various VESA signal standards supported by the monitor. When 852 (848) dot signals with a vertical frequency of 60 Hz and horizontal frequency of 31.7 (31.0) kHz are in- Select an appropriate setting for RGB SELECT mode referring to the“Table of Signals Supported”...
  • Page 14: Osm (On Screen Menu) Controls

    (On Screen Menu) Menu Operations The following describes how to use the menus and the selected items. 1. Press the MENU/ENTER button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU. MAIN MENU PICTURE SET UP AUDIO FUNCTION IMAGE ADJ. SIGNAL INFO.
  • Page 15: Menu Tree

    Menu Tree :Shaded areas indicate the default value. button to adjust. The default value is at the center. : Press the Main menu Sub menu Sub menu 2 PICTURE PICTURE MEMORY OFF/MEMORY1-6 CONTRAST BRIGHTNESS SHARPNESS COLOR TINT OFF/NR-1/NR-2/NR-3 COLOR TEMP. LOW/MIDDLE LOW/MIDDLE/HIGH WHITE BALANCE GAIN RED...
  • Page 16: Restoring The Factory Default Settings

    Main menu Sub menu Sub menu 2 FUNCTION POWER MGT. INPUT SKIP PDP SAVER MANUAL/AUTO PEAK BRIGHT ORBITER INVERSE/WHITE SCREEN WIPER SOFT FOCUS OSM ORBITER OSM CONTRAST LOW/NORMAL CLOSED CAPTION OFF/CAPTION1-4/TEXT1-4 CAPTION CONT LOW/NORMAL Main menu Sub menu Sub menu 2 SIGNAL INFO.
  • Page 17: Picture Settings Menu

    Picture Settings Menu Storing picture settings This function allows you to store in memory the current input signal and PICTURE menu settings and to recall these settings when necessary. There are six picture memories, and notes of up to 15 characters can be added to each.
  • Page 18: Setting The Color Temperature

    Setting the color temperature Use this procedure to set color tone produced by the plasma display. Example: Setting “HIGH” On “COLOR TEMP.” of “PICTURE” menu, select “HIGH”. PICTURE PICTURE MEMORY : OFF CONTRAST BRIGHTNESS SHARPNESS COLOR TINT : OFF COLOR TEMP. : HIGH : 2.2 GAMMA...
  • Page 19: Adjusting The Pedestal Level (Black Level)

    Adjusting the pedestal level (black level) This feature adjusts the video black level in a video image. Example: Setting “3.75%” On “SET UP LEVEL” of “PICTURE” menu, select “3.75%”. PICTURE : OFF PICTURE MEMORY CONTRAST BRIGHTNESS SHARPNESS COLOR TINT : OFF COLOR TEMP.
  • Page 20: Audio Settings Menu

    Audio Settings Menu Adjusting the treble, bass and left/right balance and audio input select The treble, bass and left/right balance can be adjusted to suit your tastes. Example: Adjusting the bass On “BASS” of “AUDIO” menu, adjust the bass. AUDIO BASS TREBLE BALANCE...
  • Page 21: Set Up Settings Menu

    SET UP Settings Menu Setting the language for the menus The menu display can be set to one of eight languages. Example: Setting the menu display to “DEUTSCH” On “LANGUAGE” of “SET UP” menu, select “DEUTSCH”. SET UP : DEUTSCH LANGUAGE BNC INPUT : COMPONENT...
  • Page 22: Setting The Signal And Black Level For Dvi Signal

    Information RGB SELECT modes One of these 7 modes must be selected in order to display the following signals correctly. AUTO: Select the suitable mode for the specifications of input signals as listed in the table “Computer input signals supported by this system” on page 7 of Model Information.
  • Page 23: Setting The Gray Level For The Sides Of The Screen

    Setting the gray level for the sides of the screen Use this procedure to set the gray level for the parts on the screen on which nothing is displayed when the screen is set to the 4:3 size. Example: Setting “GRAY LEVEL” to “5” On “GRAY LEVEL”...
  • Page 24: Function Settings Menu

    Information Power management function * The power management function automatically reduces the monitor’s power consumption if the computer’s keyboard or mouse is not operated for a certain amount of time. This function can be used when using the monitor with a computer.
  • Page 25 PEAK BRIGHT Use this to activate the brightness limiter. Example: Setting “PEAK BRIGHT” to “75%” On “PEAK BRIGHT” of “PDP SAVER” menu, select “75%”. PDP SAVER PEAK BRIGHT : 75% ORBITER : OFF INVERSE/WHITE : OFF SCREEN WIPER : OFF SOFT FOCUS : OFF : ON...
  • Page 26: Setting Closed Caption

    OSM ORBITER Use this to set OSM menu shift. Example: Setting “OSM ORBITER” to “OFF” On “OSM ORBITER” of “PDP SAVER” menu, select “OFF”. PDP SAVER PEAK BRIGHT : 100% : OFF ORBITER : OFF INVERSE/WHITE SCREEN WIPER : OFF SOFT FOCUS : OFF OSM ORBITER...
  • Page 27: External Control

    Connections Connections are made as described below. External equipment e.g., Personal computer Display Connector on the plasma monitor side: EXTERNAL CONTROL connector. Use a crossed (reverse) cable. Type of connector: D-Sub 9-pin male Pin No. Pin Name Pin No.
  • Page 28: Troubleshooting

    *1 Overheat protector If the monitor becomes too hot, the overheat protector will be activated and the monitor will be turned off. If this happens, turn off the power to the monitor and unplug the power cord. If the room where the monitor is installed is particularly hot, move the monitor to a cooler location and wait for the monitor to cool for 60 minutes.
  • Page 31: Limited Warranty

    1. Any product which is not distributed in the U.S.A. or Canada by NEC Solutions or which is not purchased in the U.S.A. or Canada from an authorized NEC Solutions dealer. 2. Any product of which the serial number has been defaced, modified or removed.
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