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NEC MultiSync X431BT User Manual

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MultiSync X431BT


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  • Page 1 User’s Manual MultiSync X431BT...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Index Declaration of conformity ... English-1 Important Information ... English-2 WARNING, CAUTION ... English-2 Declaration ... English-2 Safety Precautions, Maintenance & Recommended Use ... English-3 Contents ... English-4 Installation ... English-5 Parts Name and Functions ... English-7 Control Panel ... English-7 Terminal Panel ...
  • Page 3: Declaration Of Conformity

    Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. NEC is a registered trademark of NEC Corporation. OmniColor is a registered trademark of NEC Display Solutions Europe GmbH in the countries of EU and Switzerland. All other brands and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
  • Page 4: Important Information

    WARNING CAUTION European U.K. Continental EU (except U.K.) U.K. Declaration of the Manufacturer and marked with Warning English-2 Chinese Japanese China NEC Display Solutions, Ltd. 4-13-23, Shibaura, Minato-Ku Tokyo 108-0023, Japan Japan...
  • Page 5: Safety Precautions, Maintenance & Recommended Use

    • Cable distribution system should be grounded (earthed) in accordance with ANSI/NFPA 70, the National Electrical Code (NEC), in particular Section 820.93, Grounding of Outer Conductive Shield of a Coaxial Cable. • The screen of the coaxial cable is intended to be connected to earth in the building installation.
  • Page 6: Contents

    Contents Your new MultiSync monitor box* should contain the following: • LCD monitor • Power cord* • Video Signal Cable • Wireless Remote Control and AA Batteries • Setup Manual Video Signal Cable (Mini D-SUB 15 pin to Mini D-SUB 15 pin) Power Cord* CD-ROM Remember to save your original box and packing material to transport or ship the monitor.
  • Page 7: Installation

    Installation For proper installation it is strongly recommended to use a trained, NEC authorized service person. Failure to follow NEC standard mounting procedures could result in damage to the equipment or injury to the user or installer. Product warranty does not cover damage caused by improper installation.
  • Page 8: Attaching Mounting Accessories

    The protective sheet was wrapped around the LCD in the original packaging. Make sure there is nothing on the table that can damage the monitor. When using mounting accessories, they must be NEC compliant and approved. 2. Ventilation Requirements When mounting in an enclosed space or recessed area, leave adequate room between the monitor and the enclosure to allow heat to disperse, as shown below.
  • Page 9: Parts Name And Functions

    Parts Name and Functions Control Panel POWER button Switches the power on/off. See also page 16. MUTE button Switches the audio mute ON/OFF. INPUT button Acts as SET button within OSD menu. (Toggle switches between [DVI], [DPORT], [VGA], [RGB/HV], [HDMI], [DVD/HD1], [DVD/HD2], [SCART], [VIDEO1], [VIDEO2], [S-VIDEO] or [TV]*).
  • Page 10: Terminal Panel

    Terminal Panel Main Power Switch On/Off switch to turn main power ON/OFF. AC IN connector Connects with the supplied power cord. DISPLAYPORT connector To input DisplayPort signals. HDMI connector To input digital HDMI signals. DVI IN (DVI-D) To input digital RGB signals from a computer or HDTV device having a digital RGB output.
  • Page 11 Kensington Lock For security and theft prevention. EXTERNAL SPEAKER TERMINAL To output the audio signal from AUDIO 1, 2, 3, DPORT, HDMI and TV jack. Note: This speaker terminal is for 15W + 15W (8 ohm) speaker. Option board slot Slot for board accessories.
  • Page 12: Wireless Remote Control

    Wireless Remote Control POWER button Switches the power on/standby. INPUT button Selects input signal. DVI: DVI DISPLAYPORT: DPORT VGA: VGA RGB/HV: RGB/HV HDMI: HDMI DVD/HD: DVD/HD1, DVD/HD2, SCART VIDEO: VIDEO1, VIDEO2 S-VIDEO: S-VIDEO OPTION: Depends on your connection PICTURE MODE button Selects picture mode, [HIGHBRIGHT], [STANDARD], [sRGB], [CINEMA], [AMBIENT1], [AMBIENT2].
  • Page 13: Operating Range For The Remote Control

    REMOTE ID button Activates REMOTE ID function. MTS button* AUDIO INPUT button Selects audio input source [IN1], [IN2], [IN3], [HDMI], [DPORT], [TV]* , [OPTION]* button This button is not available. *: This button’s action depends on which option board you use. Refer to the option board’s manual for further information.
  • Page 14: Setup

    C. Replace the cover. CAUTION: Incorrect usage of batteries can result in leaks or bursting. NEC recommends the following battery use: • Place “AA” size batteries matching the (+) and (-) signs on each battery to the (+) and (-) signs of the battery compartment.
  • Page 15 5. Attach the cable cover • Use two of the M3 screws (included) to attach the cable cover. 6. Switch on the power of all the attached external equipment When connected with a computer, switch on the power of the computer first. 7.
  • Page 16: Connections

    Connections NOTE: Do not connect/disconnect cables when turning on the monitor or other external equipment as this may result in a loss of the monitor image. NOTE: Use an audio cable without a built-in resistor. Using an audio cable with a built-in resistor turns down the sound. Before making connections: First turn off the power of all the attached equipment and make connections.
  • Page 17: Connecting A Personal Computer

    Connecting a Personal Computer Connecting your computer to your LCD monitor will enable you to display your computer’s screen image. Some video cards with a pixel clock over 162MHz may not display an image correctly. Your LCD monitor displays proper image by adjusting the factory preset timing signal automatically. <Factory preset signal timing>...
  • Page 18: Basic Operation

    Basic Operation Power ON and OFF Modes The LCD monitor power indicator will turn green while powered on and will turn red or amber while powered off. NOTE: The Main Power Switch must be in the ON position in order to power up the monitor using the remote control or the Power Button on the front of the LCD.
  • Page 19: Using Power Management

    Using Power Management The LCD monitor follows the VESA approved DPM (Display Power Management function). The power management function is an energy saving function that automatically reduces the power consumption of the display when the keyboard or the mouse has not been used for a fixed period. The power management feature on your new display has been set to the “ON”...
  • Page 20: Information Osd

    Information OSD The Information OSD provides information such as: Monitor ID, Input Source, Picture Size, etc. Press the DISPLAY button on the remote to bring up the Information OSD. Picture Mode DVI, VGA, RGB/HV, DPORT STANDARD sRGB AMBIENT1 HDMI, DVD/HD1, DVD/HD2, SCART, VIDEO1, VIDEO2, S-VIDEO, TV* STANDARD CINEMA AMBIENT1...
  • Page 21: Osd (On-Screen-Display) Controls

    OSD (On-Screen-Display) Controls NOTE: Some functions may not be available depending on the model or optional equipment. Input source Main Menu Icons Main Menu Item Sub Menu PICTURE MODE Select Press UP or DOWN button to select sub-menu. Remote Control Press UP or DOWN button to select.
  • Page 22: Picture

    (S-Curve). DICOM SIM. DICOM GSDF curve simulated for LCD type. PROGRAMMABLE A programmable gamma curve can be loaded using NEC optional software. MOVIE SETTINGS NOISE REDUCTION Adjusts the amount of noise reduction. Press + or - to adjust.
  • Page 23: Audio

    H RESOLUTION Adjusts the horizontal size of the image. VGA, RGB/HV inputs only V RESOLUTION Adjusts the vertical size of the image. VGA, RGB/HV inputs only INPUT RESOLUTION If there is a problem with signal detection, this function forces the monitor to display the signal at the desired resolution.
  • Page 24: Pip

    SCHEDULE RESET Resets the following settings within the SCHEDULE menu back to factory setting: OFF TIMER, SCHEDULE SETTINGS. KEEP PIP MODE Allows the monitor to remain in “PIP” and “TEXT TICKER” mode after powering off. When Power is returned, PIP and TEXT TICKER appear without having to enter the OSD. PIP MODE Selects the viewing mode of sub picture.
  • Page 25: Multi Display

    OSD TRANSPARENCY Set the transparency level of the OSD. TYPE1 TYPE2 OSD ROTATION This function does not operate in X431BT. LANDSCAPE PORTRAIT INPUT NAME You can set currently displayed INPUT name as you like. Max: 8 characters, including Space, A-Z, 0-9, and some symbols. CLOSED CAPTION This function does not operate in X431BT.
  • Page 26: Display Protection

    DISPLAY PROTECTION POWER SAVE Sets how long the monitor waits to go into power save mode after a lost signal. Note: When connecting DVI, video card might not stop sending digital data even if image has All inputs except for TV* disappeared.
  • Page 27 GAIN Adjusts gain value. OFFSET Adjusts slice level of synchronized signal. SYNC TERMINATE Selects the terminate resistance for matching the cable impedance. RGB/HV inputs only TERMINAL SETTING DVI MODE Selects the kind of DVI-D equipment which is connected to the DVI input. Select “DVI-PC” when PC or other computer equipment is connected.
  • Page 28 As with all personal display devices, NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS recommends displaying moving images and using a moving screen saver at regular intervals whenever the screen is idle or turning off the monitor when not in use.
  • Page 29: Remote Control Function

    Remote Control Function REMOTE CONTROL ID FUNCTION REMOTE CONTROL ID The remote control can be used to control up to 100 individual MultiSync monitors using what is called the REMOTE CONTROL ID mode. The REMOTE CONTROL ID mode works in conjunction with the Monitor ID, allowing control of up to 100 individual MultiSync monitors.
  • Page 30 3. Press the “DISPLAY” button on the remote control while aiming at the “PRIMARY” monitor. The Information OSD will be shown at top left side of the screen. Monitor ID: Displays the ID number of the current monitor within the daisy chain. Target ID: Displays the ID number of the monitor that to be controlled via daisy chain from the current monitor.
  • Page 31: Controlling The Lcd Monitor Via Rs-232C Remote Control

    Controlling the LCD monitor via RS-232C Remote Control This LCD monitor can be controlled by connecting a personal computer with a RS-232C terminal. NOTE: When you use this function, EXTERNAL CONTROL should be “RS-232C” (See page 23). Functions that can be controlled by a personal computer are: •...
  • Page 32: Controlling The Lcd Monitor Via Lan Control

    Controlling the LCD monitor via LAN Control Connecting to a Network Using a LAN cable allows you to specify the Network Settings and the Alert Mail Settings by using an HTTP server function. NOTE: When you use this function, EXTERNAL CONTROL should be “LAN” (See page 23). To use a LAN connection, you are required to assign an IP address.
  • Page 33: Network Settings

    “HOSTS” file of the computer being used. Example 1: When the host name of the monitor has been set to “”, access is gained to the network setting by specifying for the address or the entry column of the URL.
  • Page 34 Alert Mail Setting http://<the Monitor’s IP address>/lanconfig.html This option notifies your computer of an error message via e-mail when using wired LAN. An error message notification will be sent when an error occurs in the monitor. HOST NAME Type in the hostname of the network connected to the monitor. Up to 60 alphanumeric characters can be used.
  • Page 35: Features

    Features Reduced Footprint: Provides the ideal solution for environments requiring superior image quality but with size and weight limitations. Color Control Systems: Allows you to adjust the colors on your screen and customize the color accuracy of your monitor to a variety of standards.
  • Page 36: Troubleshooting

    NOTE: As with all personal display devices, NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS recommends displaying moving images and using a moving screen saver at regular intervals whenever the screen is idle or turning off the monitor when not in use.
  • Page 37: Specifications

    Specifications Product Specifications LCD Module Pixel Pitch: Resolution: Brightness: Contrast Ratio: Viewing Angle: Design View Distance: Frequency Horizontal: Pixel Clock Viewable Size Input Signal DVI-D 24pin Digital RGB DisplayPort DisplayPort Connector Digital RGB 15pin Mini D-sub Analog RGB Sync RGB/HV BNC (R,G,B,H,V) Analog RGB Sync...
  • Page 38: Pin Assignment

    Pin Assignment 1) RS-232C input/output Pin No Name connected to 7&8 connected to 6 connected to 4 connected to 1&8 connected to 1&7 This LCD monitor uses RXD, TXD and GND lines for RS-232C control. 2) REMOTE IN 3) REMOTE OUT D-SUB 9P English-36...
  • Page 39: Manufacturer's Recycling And Energy Information

    Manufacturer’s Recycling and Energy Information NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS is strongly committed to environmental protection and sees recycling as one of the company’s top priorities in trying to minimize the burden placed on the environment. We are engaged in developing environmentally- friendly products, and always strive to help define and comply with the latest independent standards from agencies such as ISO (International Organisation for Standardization) and TCO (Swedish Trades Union).

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