Operating Instructions Based Projector Commercial Use PT-D3500U Model No. Read these instructions completely before operating this unit. TQBJ 0178...
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Using the remote control unit ...14 Loading dry cells ...14 Effective range of remote control operation ...14 Setting projector ID number to remote control ...15 Using the remote control as a PC mouse...15 Using a wired remote control...16 Installation ...17 Projection schemes ...17...
Do not place the projector on top of surfaces which are unstable. • If the projector is placed on top of a surface which is sloped or unstable, it may fall down or tip over, and injury or damage could result.
• If any water gets inside the projector, contact an Authorized Service Center. Do not insert any foreign objects into the projector. • Do not insert any metal objects or flammable objects into the projector or drop them onto the projector, as doing so can result in fire or electric shocks.
Ask an Authorized Service Center to clean inside the projector at least once a year. • If dust is left to build up inside the projector without being cleaned out, it can result in fire or problems with operation. • It is a good idea to clean the inside of the projector before the season for humid weather arrives. Ask your nearest Authorized Service Center to clean the projector when required.
Avoid installing the product in a place exposed to vibrations or impacts. If the projector is installed in a place where vibrations are transmitted from a source of driving power and others or mounted in a car or...
ID of the remote control. Operation mode selector (Computer/Numeric, Projector) switch (page 15) Put this selector to the right position to control the projector and to the left position to control the PC or use numeric buttons.
Moves the mouse cursor. Numeric (0-9) buttons In a system that uses a multiple number of projectors, these buttons serve to specify a particular projector. They are also used to enter the password when the password for service personnel needs to be entered.
Lens lock button (page 21) Press this to remove the projection lens. Level-adjusting feet (page 22) Use these feet to adjust the tilt of the projector. The leveling feet at the front left and right can be adjusted. Projection lens Lens for projecting images on the screen.
Name and function of parts Rear and side view of the main unit Remote control receiver window (page 14) This also receives the signal beam coming from the remote control. Lamp unit cover The lamp unit is housed. Ventilation holes Clasp for attaching anti-theft chain Attach a chain or other fastening device available from a hardware store through this clamp.
Side-mounted connection terminals LAN terminal (page 38) This terminal is used to control the projector from the PC. (10Base-T/100Base-TX compliant) LAN terminal (10Base-T/100Base-TX) Connect LAN cable. LAN 10/100 lamp (Yellow) Lights up when 100Base-TX connected. LAN LINK/ACT lamp (Green) Lights up when connected.
The remote control should normally be aimed at either the front or rear remote control receiver window on the projector (figure 1). Otherwise, it may also be aimed at the screen, which will reflect commands back to the projector’s front receiver window as illustrated in figure 2.
Every projector has its ID number and the ID number of the controlling projector must be set to the remote control in advance so that the user can operate the remote control. The ID number of the projector is set to “ALL”...
Using the remote control unit Using a wired remote control If the installed environment of the main unit is such that an obstacle to the light exists between the main unit and the remote control or the main unit is susceptible to the effects of external light, connect a M3 stereo mini jack cable available in the market to control the main unit.
Screen Projection distances Listed in the table below are the projection distances of the standard lens provided with the PT-D3500U. Refer to page 61 for the projection distances of the projection lenses available as optional accessories. Screen Size (4 : 3)
• Before connecting any of your video/audio equipment to the projector, carefully read the owners manual supplied with the equipment once again. • All cable connections should be made with the entire system devices, including the projector, first turned off. • Obtain commercial interconnecting cables for devices supplied with no accessory or optional interconnect cables.
• When connecting with a video deck, be sure to use the one with a built-in time base corrector Attention (TBC) or use a TBC between the projector and the video deck. • If nonstandard burst signals are connected, the image may be distorted. If this is the case, connect a TBC between the projector and the video deck.
Connection Example of connecting with PCs DVI-D port DVI-D Cable (available in the market) • For the specifications of the RGB signals that can be applied from the PC, see the data sheet on Note page 60. • If your PC has the resume feature (last memory), the computer may not function properly until the resume capability is disabled.
While holding down the lens lock button, turn the lens further counterclockwise. Remove the lens. Lens lock button • Before replacing the lens, turn off the projector’s power. Note • Do not touch the lens signal contact. Dust or dirt may cause defective contact.
(120 V AC, 50 Hz/60 Hz) Press the “I” marked side of the MAIN POWER switch to turn on the power. The power indicator lights up red, and the projector is placed in the standby mode. Press the POWER button on the main unit, or the POWER ON (|) button on the remote control.
(Power indicator lit in red) • If you re-power the projector after shutting off the main power inadvertently, the projection lamp may remain unlit. Please turn the power on again after a while.
(optical shift) The focus, zoom and up/down position of the images projected on the screen can be adjusted while the projector is positioned appropriately in relation to the screen. Press the LENS button on the remote control or on the control panel of the main unit.
Note Using the SHUTTER function If the projector is not used for a certain period of time during the meeting intermission, for example, a shutter mode is available that allows the user to hide images temporarily. Press the “SHUTTER” button of the remote control or the main unit.
• The digital zoomed state cannot be stored in memory. Note • If the input signal format is changed while in digital zoom mode, the projector will exit digital zoom function. • The combined magnification of “POSITION” zoom and digital zoom is 9.99 times maximum.
On-screen menus Structure of menu screens Menus are extensively used for configuring, adjusting or reconfiguring the projector. The menus structure is as follows: MENU MENU PICTURE POSITION ADVANCED MENU AUDIO LANGUAGE OPTION1 OPTI0N2 TEST PATTERN SECURITY NETWORK SELECT ENTER EXIT...
(items). Resetting to the factory default STD (standard) button is used to reset all of the projector adjustment values to the default levels which were set at the time of shipment from the factory. PICTURE...
Adjusting the picture • For RGB signals • For DVI signals PICTURE PICTURE MODE GRAPHIC PICTURE MODE BRIGHT BRIGHT CONTRAST CONTRAST COLOR TEMP. DEFAULT COLOR TEMP. WHITE GAIN WHITE GAIN SHARPNESS SHARPNESS SYSTEM SELECT SELECT RETRN • For S-Video/Video signals •For YP PICTURE PICTURE MODE...
Adjusting the picture SHARPNESS “SHARPNESS” is used to adjust the crispness of the image. : Sharpens the edge of the image. : Softens the edge of the image. In this mode, the video noise is reduced. (For S-Video/Video/YP OFF : No correction ON : Noise reduction is set to ON.
• Keystone distortion can be corrected to Note ±30° of the angle of tilt for the projector. However, the greater the correction amount, the more the picture quality will deteriorate, and the harder it will become to achieve a good level of focus. To...
How to use ADVANCED MENU ADVANCED MENU DIGITAL CINEMA REALITY BLANKING INPUT RESOLUTION CLAMP POS. RASTER POSITION SXGA MODE SXGA SELSCT ENTER RETRN DIGITAL CINEMA REALITY (Only for input of S-Video/ Video/ YP 576i] signals.) ON: Set at ON when you need to faithfully capture images shot at 24 frames per second as in movies.
The available languages are: ENGLISH, DEUTSCH, FRANÇAIS, ESPAÑOL, ITALIANO, • The projector’s on-screen display is Note set to the English language by default. Currently chosen language is displayed...
SETUP button on the remote control each time signals are input when signals are input frequently such as when the projector is used at a conference. ON : Auto setup is performed automatically when the video signals of the images being projected have changed.
• If the projectors are given ID numbers, their remote controls must be assigned the same ID numbers, respectively. • If the ID number of a projector is set to “ALL”, it can be controlled by the remote control or the PC with any ID number.
VOLUME: You can adjust the sound volume using the menu screen is not displayed. AUTO POW.OFF The projector can be automatically set to the standby mode if no signals are input for the set duration. 3 0 ° PASSWORD 3 0 °...
Displaying the internal test pattern The projector has eight types of internal test patterns to check the condition of the set. To display test patterns, follow the steps below. • Results of adjustment on the image, Note picture quality, position, size and other factors will not be reflected in test patterns.
Setting the network The settings required for the network must be established in order to use the web browser (page 47) functions that the PC uses to control the projector. NETWORK HOST NAME DHCP IP ADDRESS NET MASK GATEWAY MAC ADDRESS...
• Projector ID supported on the RS232C interface is ZZ (ALL) and a group of 1 to 64. • If a command is sent with a projector ID specified, the projector will return answer back only in the following cases: If it coincides with the projector ID, or ID specification is ALL .
Using the serial terminals Control commands When controlling the projector from a computer, the following commands are available: Command Function of command Power “ON” Power “OFF” I I S Switch input modes Shutter function Volume Lamp power setting • If you need a detailed command list, please contact your dealer.
Using the REMOTE 2 terminal Using the REMOTE 2 terminal provided on the side of the main unit, it is possible to operate the projector from a control panel etc. furnished in a distant location where infrared remote control signal cannot be received.
Indication of lamp monitor This projector is equipped with 2 indicators to show when a lamp needs replacement or there is an abnormal internal temperature. These lamps flash or light up to indicate a problem. Turn the power off and follow the steps below.
If too much dust is deposited in the air filter, temperature inside the main unit will rise and the temperature monitor (TEMP) blinks, eventually turning off the power supply. Clean the air filter section once every 100 hours or so as a guideline depending on the location of projector operation.
Replacing the lamp unit WARNING! Replacement of the lamp unit should only be carried out by a qualified technician. Precautions on lamp unit replacement Remove the power plug and confirm that the surroundings of the lamp unit have cooled off. Be careful when handling a light source lamp.
Lamp unit replacement steps • After 1 500 hours (4 000 hours when long life lamp units are used) of operating the same lamp, it Attention is only possible to operate the unit for approximately 10 minutes. Steps completed within 10 minutes. Turn the power off by following the steps on page 23, remove the power plug and confirm that the surroundings of the lamp unit have cooled off.
Press the “ENTER” button. The SYSTEM INFORMATION screen will be displayed. Press and hold the “ENTER” button on the projector or the remote control for approximately 3 seconds. An item “LAMP TIME RESET” will be added. Press the ENTER button, and when the “LAMP TIME RESET”...
Using Web Browser Control This projector has networking functions which allow it to be controlled through a web browser on a PC. The controlled items are: • Projector’s settings and adjustment • Projector’s status display • Transmission of a E-mail message when the projector has a problem...
Using Web Browser Control Basic control page This page is the first page displayed when the projector is accessed through a web browser. To move from another page, click [Projector control], then [Basic control]. Network set up button Click this item, and a network set up page for IP address and other items appear.
Detail control page Click [Projector control], then [Detail control] to display the Detail control page. Pressing these buttons controls the projector and updates the on-screen description on the right of the control page when control is finished. Monitor information page Click [Projector control], then [Status information] to display the Status information page.
Error information page When is displayed on the status information screen, click it to display the error details. • Depending on the nature of the error, the projector may be placed in the standby mode for its own Note protection.
E-mail setup page With this projector, if a problem occurs or if the lamp usage time reaches a set value, an e-mail message can be sent to one or more preset e-mail addresses (maximum two addresses). Click [Projector Control], then [E-mail set up] to display the E-mail setup page.
Using Web Browser Control E-mail setup page (continuing) Select the conditions for sending E-mail. ERROR: an error is detected by self-diagnosis. LAMP RUNTIME: remaining lamp service time has reached the value set in the field. INPUT AIR TEMPERATURE: intake air temperature has reached the value DNS server set up page Click [Network set up], then [DNS server set up] to display the DNS server set up page.
POP server setup page The POP server is set on this page when POP authentication is required for mail transmissions. Click [Network set up], then [POP server set up] to display the POP server setup page. Ping test page This page makes it possible to check whether the network is connected to the E-mail server, POP server, DNS server, etc.
• If the time becomes incorrect immediately after setting the correct time, then the battery needs to Note be changed. Contact the dealer where you bought the projector to have the battery changed. [ ON ] [ OFF ] at REMAIN [...
Network config page Enter the name of the projector here. Enter the host name here if it is required when the DHCP server is going to be used, for instance. Network status page Click [Network Setting], then [Network status] to display the Network status page.
Using the PJLink The network functions of the projector are compatible with PJLink™ Class 1. The operations mentioned below can be performed from a personal computer using the PJLink™ protocol. • Projector settings • Projector status inquiry Supported commands The commands for controlling the projector using the PJLink™ protocol are as given in the table below.
Abnormal image • Are there any malfunctions on the source side, such as bad video tapes? • Are you inputting a signal that is not compatible with this projector? (See page 60) • Is the cable too long? Does not display •...
3 500 lm Horizontally 15.73 kHz/15.63 kHz, vertically 59.94 Hz/50 Hz Horizontally 15 kHz–91 kHz, vertically 50 Hz–85 Hz, Panasonic Intelligent Auto Scanning (PIAS) system Dot clock frequency Less than 108 MHz Compliant with HDCP EDID1: 480p, 576p, 720/60p, 1080/60i, 1080/50i EDID2: VGA480/60, SVGA/60, XGA/60, XGA/70, XGA/85, SXGA/60 [480i], horizontally 15.73 kHz, vertically 59.94 Hz...
• The outside dimensions do not include the lens and other protruding parts. See page 63 for further details. When using the projector at high altitudes (1 400 to 2 700 m) (4 605.3' to 8 881.5'), the upper limit for the ambient temperature drops by 5 °C.
B = the amount of data is scaled down and simplified images are projected. These signals support the frame lock function. • The number of display dots of the PT-D3500U is 1 024 x 768. If signals with a number of display Note dots differing from the data listed above are supplied, they will be converted into signals with 1 024 x 768 dots and displayed.
Projection distances by projection lens The table below shows the projection distances of optional projection lenses. For the projection distance of the standard lens provided with the PT-D3500U, refer to page 17. For instructions on how to install the lenses, refer to page 21.
Dimensions unit : mm ( ) : inch 267.3 (10 332 (13...
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NOTES IMPORTANTES CONCERNANT LA SÉCURITÉ AVERTISSEMENT: POUR RÉDUIRE LES RISQUES DE FEU OU DE CHOC ÉLECTRIQUE, NE PAS EXPOSER CE PRODUIT À L’EAU OU À L’HUMIDITÉ Le symbole de la flèche en forme d’éclair, dans un triangle, avertit l’usager de la présence de “tensions dangereuses” à l’intérieur du produit qui peuvent être de force suffisante pour constituer un risque de choc éIectrique aux personnes.
Précautions concernant la sécurité AVERTISSEMENT En cas de problème (ex: pas d’image) ou si le projecteur émet de la fumée ou une odeur de brûlé, coupez le courant et débranchez le cordon électrique de la prise. • Ne pas continuer d’utiliser le projecteur dans ces cas, autrement cela peut entraîner un incendie ou des chocs éIectriques.
Précautions concernant la sécurité Ne pas placer le projecteur sur des surfaces instables. • Si le projecteur est placé sur une surface qui est inclinée ou instable, il risque de tomber ou de se renverser et cela peut causer des blessures ou des dommages. Ne pas placer le projecteur dans I’eau ou ne pas le laisser se mouiller.
Attention Ne pas installer le projecteur dans des endroits humides ou poussiéreux ou dans des endroitsoù le projecteur peut entrer en contact avec de la fumée ou la vapeur. • L’utilisation du projecteur dans de telles conditions peut causer un incendie ou des chocs électriques. Pour débrancher le cordon d’alimentation, tenir la fiche et non pas le cordon.
Précautions pour la manipulation Précautions pour le transport S’assurer absolument que le capuchon d’objectif est en place pour transporter le projecteur ou le déplacer. Le projecteur et la lentille de projection sont fabriqués avec précision et, en tant que tels, sont sensibles aux vibrations et aux chocs.
Remplacement de la lampe Attention ! Le remplacement de la lampe ne doit être réalisé que par un technicien qualifié. Précautions pour le remplacement de la lampe Retirez la fiche du cordon d’alimentation et assurez-vous que la section qui entoure la lampe est refroidie. Soyez prudent en manipulant la lampe source de lumière.
Remplacement de la lampe Procédure de remplacement de la lampe • Au bout de 1 500 heures (4 000 heures lorsque des blocs lampes longue durée sont utilisés) de Attention fonctionnement pour une même lampe, le projecteur ne peut plus fonctionner que pendant environ 10 minutes.
MENU IMAGE POSITION MENU AVANCÉ AUDIO LANGAGE [LANGUAGE] OPTION1 OPTION2 MIRE DE TEST SÉCURITÉ INFORMATION SYSTÈME VERSION ROM 1. 00. 00 VALID. DURÉE 300h LAMP FAIBLE 100h FORTE 200h TOTAL 300h INIT. COMPT LAD35 1433h LAD35L Branchez la fiche du cordon d’falimentation dans la prise murale et actionnez l’finterrupteur MAIN POWER.
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