Download  Print this page

NEC PlasmaSync 61XM1A User Manual

Nec plasmasync 61xm1a: users manual
Hide thumbs

Advertisement

Quick Links

Table of Contents
PlasmaSync Plasma Monitor
User's Manual
NEC Technologies

Advertisement

Table of Contents
loading

  Also See for NEC PlasmaSync 61XM1A

  Related Manuals for NEC PlasmaSync 61XM1A

  Summary of Contents for NEC PlasmaSync 61XM1A

  • Page 1 PlasmaSync Plasma Monitor User’s Manual NEC Technologies...
  • Page 2: Important Information

    Moreover, there is a serious risk of electric shock. 7. Do not attempt to service or repair the unit. NEC is not liable for any bodily harm or damage caused if unqualified persons attempt service or open the back cover. Refer...
  • Page 3 4. Protect the inside of the unit from liquids and small metal objects. In case of accident, unplug the unit and have it serviced by an authorized NEC Service Center. 5. Do not hit or scratch the panel surface as this causes flaws on the surface of the screen.
  • Page 4 Précautions Veuillez lire ce manuel avec attention avant d’utiliser votre moniteur PlasmaSync NEC et conserver ce manuel à portée de la main pour une consultation ultérieure. ATTENTION RISQUE D’ELECTROCUTION NE PAS OUVRIR MISE EN GARDE: AFIN DE REDUIRE LES RISQUES D’ELECTRO- CUTION, NE PAS DEPOSER LE COUVERCLE, IL N’Y...
  • Page 5 Pour protéger votre investissement dans ce moniteur PlasmaSync NEC, veuillez suivre les directives et les recommandations suivantes pour minimiser l’occurence de brûlure d’image : • Assurez-vous de mettre en marche et d’utliser Connecteur l’économisateur d’écran chaque fois que c’est possible...
  • Page 6: Limited Warranty

    FOR MORE INFORMATION, TELEPHONE 800-836-0655 NEC TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1250 N. Arlington Heights Road, Suite 500 Itasca, Illinois 60143-1248 Note: All products returned to NECTECH for service MUST have prior approval. To get approval, call NEC Technologies at 800-836-0655.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents How to Attach Options to the Plasma Monitor ... 1 Introduction ... 2 Introduction to the PlasmaSync 61MP1 Plasma Monitor ... 2 The features you’ll enjoy include: ... 2 Contents of the Package ... 2 Options ... 2 Part Names and Function ... 3 Front View ...
  • Page 8: How To Attach Options To The Plasma Monitor

    How to Attach Options to the Plasma Monitor You can attach your optional mounts or stand to the plasma monitor in the following way: * Unpack the plasma monitor. (See Drawing A.) * Take it out, put your hand in the handy-grip recess at the rear, and move it to an appropriate place.
  • Page 9: Introduction

    PCs to DVD players- into art. And weighing only 134.5 lbs/ 61 kg, it actually can be hung almost anywhere. NEC has made sure that a host of multimedia resources can be easily connected and displayed as brilliantly as intended on the PlasmaSync™ monitor.
  • Page 10: Part Names And Function

    LEFT/ - RIGHT/ + /EXIT t Power Turns the monitor’s power on and off. y POWER/STANDBY indicator When the power is on ... Lights green. When the power is in the standby mode ... Lights red. u Remote sensor window Receives the signals from the remote control.
  • Page 11: Rear View/ Terminal Board

    Rear View/ Terminal Board AC IN RIGHT AC IN RIGHT A AC IN Connect the included power cord here. B EXT SPEAKER L and R Connect speakers here. Maintain the correct polarity. C EXTERNAL CONTROL This terminal is used when power ON/OFF, input selection and AUDIO MUTE and other controls are operated externally (by external control).
  • Page 12: Remote Control

    Press this button to select RGB/PC as the source. → RGB/PC1 → RGB/PC2 → RGB/PC3 RGB/PC can also be selected using the INPUT SELECT button on the monitor. The input switches as follows each time the button is pressed: → VIDEO1 → VIDEO2→ VIDEO3→ DVD/HD RGB/PC3 ←...
  • Page 13: Battery Installation And Replacement

    !3 DISPLAY Displays the source settings on the screen. !4 OFF TIMER Activates the off timer for the unit. !5 MULTI Press this button to select a screen mode from among single mode, side by side, and picture in picture. !6 SELECT Press this button to select the active picture in a multi screen mode.
  • Page 14: Using The Wired Remote Control Mode

    To Remote Jack 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 15: Installation

    L ( MONO ) RGB 1 G / Y L ( MONO ) Signal cable (supplied) To Mini D-Sub 15 pin connector on the plasma monitor RGB 3 (Digital RGB) An image may not be displayed correctly if a video source like a VCR is connected to the DVD terminals.
  • Page 16: Connecting Your Pc Or Macintosh Computer

    5. Turn on the plasma monitor and the computer. 6. If the plasma monitor goes blank after a period of inactivity, it may be caused by a screen saver installed on the computer you’ve connected to the plasma monitor.
  • Page 17: External Speaker Connections

    External Speaker Connections External speakers may be connected to the plasma monitor to reproduce sound from VIDEO, DVD or RGB signal sources. External speakers may be connected directly to the SPEAKERS terminals or indirectly by connecting a stereo system amplifier to the audio outputs.
  • Page 18: Pin Assignments And Signal Levels For 15 Pin Rgb (Analog)

    Pin Assignments and Signal Levels for 15 pin RGB (Analog) 10 9 15 14 13 12 11 Pin Configuration and Signal of the RGB 3 IN Connector (DVI Connector) The unit is equipped with a type of connector commonly used for both analog and digital. (Functionally, this cannot be used for an analog input.) (TMDS can be used for one link only.)
  • Page 19: Basic Operations

    1. Plug the power cord into an active AC power outlet. 2. Press the POWER ON button (on the remote control) to turn on the unit. The monitor’s POWER/STANDBY indicator will light up (green) when the unit is on. 3. Press the POWER OFF button (on the remote control or the unit) to turn off the unit.
  • Page 20: Off Timer

    Note: 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 21: Wide Operations

    WIDE Operations Watching with a wide screen With this function, you can select one of four screen sizes. When watching 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: →...
  • Page 22: Watching Computer Images With A Wide Screen

    Supported resolution See page 52 for details on the display output of the various VESA signal standards supported by the monitor. “PICTURE SIZE” setting When the setting of “PICTURE SIZE” is OFF, the size of RGB-input pictures will be TRUE in place of NORMAL.
  • Page 23: Multi Screen Operations

    2. Press the RGB/PC, VIDEO, or DVD/HD button. Each press of the button changes the selection of the input signal. The INPUT SELECT button on the monitor can also be used to change the selection. Adjusting the OSM controls 1. Press the PROCEED button to display the MAIN MENU.
  • Page 24: Osm Controls

    (On Screen Menu) Menu Operations The OSM window is displayed with respect to the screen as shown on the diagram. * Depending on the screen’s mode, the OSM may be displayed differently. In the explanation, the OSM section is shown close up. M A I N M E N U PICTURE SOUND...
  • Page 25 When set to “ON”, the on-screen menu is displayed. Adjusts the vertical and horizontal positions of the menu display. Sets the monitor for use as an energy-saving display when used with a OFF computer. In case of 4 : 3, sets the luminance of both sides.
  • Page 26: Picture Settings Menu

    Picture Settings Menu Adjusting the picture The contrast, brightness, sharpness, color and tint can be adjusted as desired. Example: Adjusting the contrast Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then... 1. Use the L and M buttons to select “PICTURE”, then press the PROCEED button.
  • Page 27: Setting The Picture Mode According To The Brightness Of The Room

    Setting the picture mode according to the brightness of the room There are four picture modes that can be used effectively according to the environment in which you are viewing the display. Example: Setting the “THEATER” mode Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then...
  • Page 28: Setting The Color Temperature

    Setting the color temperature Use this procedure to set color tone produced by the plasma display. Example: Setting “1” Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then... 1. Use the L and M buttons to select “PICTURE”, then press the PROCEED button.
  • Page 29: Adjusting The Color To The Desired Quality

    Adjusting the color to the desired quality Use this procedure to adjust the white balance for bright pictures and dark pictures to achieve the desired color quality. Example: Adjusting the “WHITE BALANCE” Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then...
  • Page 30: Reducing Noise In The Picture

    Reducing noise in the picture Use these settings if the picture has noise due to poor reception or when playing video tapes on which the picture quality is poor. Example: Setting “NR-3” Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then...
  • Page 31: Sound Settings Menu

    Sound Settings Menu Adjusting the treble, bass and left/right balance The treble, bass and left/right balance can be adjusted to suit your tastes. Example: Adjusting the bass Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then... 1.
  • Page 32: Screen Settings Menu

    Screen Settings Menu Adjusting the Position, Size, Fine Picture, Picture Adj The position of the image can be adjusted and flickering of the image can be corrected. Example: Adjusting the vertical position in the normal mode Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then...
  • Page 33: Function Settings Menu

    Auto Picture. Function Settings Menu Setting the on-screen menu When using the monitor for presentations, etc., the monitor can be set so that the input source, screen mode, etc., do not appear. Example: Turning the on-screen menu mode off Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then...
  • Page 34: Adjusting The Position Of The Menu Display

    Adjusting the position of the menu display Use these operations to adjust the position of the menus that appear on the screen. Example: Adjusting the position of the menu display Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then... 1.
  • Page 35: Setting The Power Management For Computer Images

    This function can be used when using the monitor with a computer conforming to the VESA DPMS format. * If the computer’s power is not turned on or if the computer and selector tuner are not properly connected, the system is set to the off state.
  • Page 36: Power/Standby Indicator

    POWER/STANDBY indicator Power management POWER/STANDBY Power management mode indicator operating status Green Not activated. Standby Orange Activated. Suspend Activated. Activated. Description Horizontal and vertical synchronizing signals are present from the computer. No horizontal synchronizing signals are sent from the computer. No vertical synchronizing signals are sent from the computer.
  • Page 37: 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: Adjusting the “GRAY LEVEL” Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then...
  • Page 38: Setting Rgb3 Adj

    Setting RGB3 ADJ. When the picture input from the RGB3 input terminal is distorted, select the most appropriate setting from among “1”, “2”, and “3”. Example: Setting “2” Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display MAIN MENU on the screen, then... 1.
  • Page 39: Resetting To The Default Values

    Information AUTO ... The brightness of the screen is adjusted automatically to suit the picture quality. LOCK ... The brightness level is set to minimum. ORBITER ON ... The picture moves around the screen intermittently. OFF ... Orbiter mode does not function. INVERSE ON ...
  • Page 40: Option Settings Menu

    Option Settings Menu Setting the allocation of the audio connectors Setting the AUDIO 1, 2, and 3 connectors to the desired input. Example: Setting “AUDIO 1” to “VIDEO 2” Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then... 1.
  • Page 41: Setting A Computer Image To The Correct Rgb Select Screen

    Information BNC SELECT RGB ... Uses the 5BNC terminal for RGB input. COMP..Use the 3BNC terminal for component input. Restoring the factory default settings Select “RESET” under the function menu. Note that this also restores other settings to the factory defaults. Setting a computer image to the correct RGB select screen With the computer image, select the RGB Select mode...
  • Page 42: Setting High Definition Images To The Suitable Screen Size

    Information RGB SELECT modes One of these 6 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 52.
  • Page 43: Setting The Picture Size For Rgb Input Signals

    Setting the picture size for RGB input signals Use this procedure to switch the setting to “ON” or “OFF”. Example: Setting the “ON” mode to “OFF” Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then... 1.
  • Page 44: Setting The Language For The Menus

    Setting the language for the menus The menu display can be set to one of seven languages: Japanese, English, German, French, Swedish, Italian or Spanish. Example: Setting the menu display to “DEUTSCH” Press the PROCEED button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU on the screen, then...
  • Page 45 4. Once the setting is completed ... Press the EXIT button to return to the main menu. To delete the main menu, press the EXIT button once more. The color system is set to “3.58 NTSC”. Information Video signal formats Different countries use different formats for video signals.
  • Page 46: External Control

    Unit ID 1 and unit ID 2 are numbers used to identify the equipment that is to be connected. 60H is used for the plasma monitor and 80H is used for external control equipment such as a personal computer. 1) Unit ID 1: Indicates the equipment sending the signal...
  • Page 47: Command Reference List

    Function The external control equipment switches on the power of the plasma monitor. Transmission Data The plasma monitor returns the following ACK when the power is switched on. NOTE: Do not set the Power ON or Power OFF command continuously.
  • Page 48: Volume Gain Data

    DATA00: USER SOUND Gain Flag DATA01: VOLUME Gain Flag 05. AUDIO Mute On Function The external control equipment switches on AUDIO Mute of the plasma monitor. Transmission Data 06. AUDIO Mute Off Function The external control equipment switches off AUDIO Mute of the plasma monitor.
  • Page 49: Color Gain Data

    DATA00 DATA01 CKS DATA00: USER PICTURE Gain Flag DATA01: TINT Gain Flag 12. PICTURE MODE Select Function The external control equipment sets the picture mode of the plasma monitor. Transmission Data DFH 80H 0AH 01H DATA00 CKS DATA00: 01H: MEMORY...
  • Page 50: Green Gain Data

    DATA00: USER PICTURE Gain Flag DATA01: BLUE Gain Flag 17. NR MODE Set Function The external control equipment sets the NR (Noise Reduction) mode of the plasma monitor. Transmission Data DFH 80H C0H 01H DATA00: 01H: NR OFF 02H: NR-1...
  • Page 51: Balance Gain Data

    DATA00 DATA01 CKS DATA00: USER PICTURE Gain Flag DATA01: BALANCE Gain Flag 21. SCREEN MODE Select Function The external control equipment switches the screen mode of the plasma monitor. Transmission Data DFH 80H DATA00 CKS DATA00: 02H: STADIUM 03H: ZOOM...
  • Page 52: Auto Picture Select

    Remote control operation Personal computer control operation 28. CLOCK Gain Data Function The external control equipment changes the CLOCK gain data (ratio of frequency division) of the plasma monitor. Transmission Data DFH 80H DATA00: USER PICTURE Gain Flag DATA01: CLOCK Gain Flag...
  • Page 53: Osm Adj. Gain Data

    DATA00 DATA01 CKS DATA00: POWER MGT Select DATA01: 01H: ON 02H: OFF 32. GRAY LEVEL Set Function The external control equipment sets the GRAY LEVEL of the plasma monitor. Transmission Data DFH 80H C6H 01H DATA00 CKS DATA00: GRAY LEVEL...
  • Page 54: Audio Select Set

    08H: RGB 2/ PC 2 0CH: RGB 3/ PC 3 The plasma monitor returns the following ACK when the input is switched. * The plasma monitor returns “Not Available” when selecting the video input same as the one set at one of the AUDIO 1 to 3.
  • Page 55: Picture Size Select

    03H: FRENCH 04H: SPANISH 05H: ITALIAN 06H: SWEDISH 07H: JAPANESE 43. COLOR SYSTEM Select Function The external control equipment sets the COLOR SYSTEM of the plasma monitor. Transmission Data DFH 80H 5CH 01H DATA00 CKS DATA00: 01H: 3.58NTSC 02H: 4.43NTSC...
  • Page 56: Frequency Request

    45. FREQUENCY Request Function The external control equipment inquires the Horizontal frequency, Vertical frequency, Horizontal sync polarity, Vertical sync polarity, Mode, and Resolution of the plasma monitor. Transmission Data 0BH DATA00 to Horizontal frequency DATA00: Integer part 00H: 0 (No signal: 00H)
  • Page 57: Video Adj Request

    47. VIDEO ADJ Request Function The display returns the video adjustments information by the external control equipment’ s request. Transmission Data 0CH DATA00 to DATA11 DATA00: RED Gain(Bias) D8H: -40 FFH: -1 00H: 0 IEH: +30 DATA01: GREEN Gain(Bias) D8H: -40 FFH: -1 00H: 0 IEH: +30...
  • Page 58: Audio Select Request

    48. Audio Select Request Function The external control equipment inquires the current combinations of audio and video inputs for the plasma monitor. Transmission Data The plasma monitor returns the following ACK: DATA00 DATA01 DATA02 CKS DATA00: AUDIO 1 01H – 0CH: VISUAL INPUT DATA DATA01: AUDIO 2 01H –...
  • Page 59: Table Of Signals Supported

    Table of Signals Supported Supported resolution • When the screen mode is NORMAL, each signal is converted to a 1024 dots 768 lines signal. (Except for * • When the screen mode is TRUE, the picture is displayed in the original resolution. •...
  • Page 60 RGB mode prepared for the input signals listed in the table above. *6 To connect the monitor to Macintosh computer, use the monitor adapter (D-Sub 15-pin) to your computer's video port. If your computer has a mini D-Sub 15-pin connector, you may have to use the supplied RGB cable.
  • Page 61: 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 62: Specifications

    Specifications Product Name PlasmaSync™ 61MP1 Plasma Monitor Product Code PX- 61XM1A Screen Size 53.2"(H) 29.9"(V) inches 1351(H) 760(V) mm diagonal 61" Aspect Ratio 16 : 9 Resolution 1365(H) 768(V) pixels Pixel Pitch 0.039"(H) 0.039"(V) inches 0.987(H) 0.987(V) mm Color Reproduction...
  • Page 63 Copyright © by NEC Corporation...
  • Page 64 NEC Technologies Technologies , Inc. 1250 N. Arlington Heights Road, Suite 500 Itasca, Illinois 60143-1248 Printed on recycled paper Printed in Japan 7S800262...