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LCD PROJECTOR MODEL HC5000 User Manual HC5000 This User Manual is important to you. Please read it before using your projector.
CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. The lightning ﬂ ash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage”...
This symbol mark is according to the directive 2002/96/EC Article 10 Information for users and Annex IV. Your MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC product is designed and manufactured with high quality materials and components which can be recycled and reused. This symbol means that electrical and electronic equipment, at their end-of-life, should be disposed of separately from your household waste.
Important safeguards Please read all these instructions regarding your Power sources projector and retain them for future reference. Follow This projector should be operated only from the all warnings and instructions marked on the projector. type of power source indicated on the marking label.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. • Consult the dealer or an experienced Radio/TV technician for help. Changes or modiﬁ cations not expressly approved by Mitsubishi could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. COMPLIANCE NOTICE OF INDUSTRY CANADA This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Preparing your projector Checking accessories The following accessories are provided with this projector. Check to be sure that all of the accessories are packed in the package. Cables Power supply parts Mini D-SUB 15-pin D-SUB 9-pin Mini D-SUB D-SUB 15-pin 9-pin RS-232C cable RGB cable for PC...
Preparing your projector (continued) Overview Control area Remote control sensor (Front) Foot adjustment buttons (Left/Right) Air inlet grille Terminal board Kensington Security Lock Standard connector Remote control sensor (Rear) Air outlet grille STATUS indicator Control area POWER indicator POWER button HDMI/DVI/ button AUTO POSITION/...
Preparing your projector (continued) Bottom side Adjustment feet Remote control ON ( I ) button DVI button HDMI button COMPONENT button AV MEMORY buttons ENTER button MENU button CONTRAST button* BRIGHTNESS button* GAMMA button* ZOOM/FOCUS button LENS SHIFT button NOISE REDUCTION button COLOR button* SHARPNESS button* COLOR TEMP button*...
Using the remote control Operational range of the remote control • Keep the remote control photo-sensor out of direct sunlight or ﬂ uorescent lamp light. • Keep the remote control photo-sensor at least 2 m (6 feet) away from ﬂ uorescent lamps. Otherwise, Rear of projector Front of projector the remote control may malfunction.
Setting up your projector Setting up the screen Install the screen perpendicularly to the projector. If the screen can not be installed in such a way, adjust the projection angle of the projector. (See below.) • Install the screen and projector so that the projector’s lens is placed at the same height and horizontal position of the screen center.
Setting up your projector (continued) Front projection, ceiling mounting Important: • We don’t recommend using the projector at an For ceiling mounting, altitude of 1500 meters or higher. Use at an altitude of you need the ceiling 1500 meters or higher may affect the projector’s life. mount kit designed for this projector.
Setting up your projector (continued) Screen size and projection distance Refer to the following table to determine the screen size. Screen width B SCREEN Down side Up side Left side Right side (W) (W) When the aspect ratio of the screen is 16:9 Screen size Projection distance (L) Lens movable range...
Viewing video images A. Connecting the projector to video equipment • When the projector and the connected devices are located too close to each other, the projected image may be affected by their interference. • See the owner’s guide of each device for details about its connections. Preparation: •...
Viewing video images (continued) Connecting to a video player, etc. Video player, or the like Connect one end of the optional video cable to the VIDEO IN terminal of the projector. Connect the other end of the video cable to the video output terminal of the video equipment.
Viewing video images (continued) Connecting to video equipment having a HDMI terminal or DVI-D terminal You can project high-quality images by connecting the HDMI IN terminal of this projector to video equipment having a HDMI output terminal or DVI-D terminal of this projector to video equipment having a DVI-D output terminal. In addition, this projector supports HDCP and is able to receive encrypted digital video data that are output from DVD players.
Viewing video images (continued) When you connect this projector and a DVI-Digital device (such as a DVD player) via the HDMI terminal or DVI- D (HDCP) terminal, black color may appear dark and deep, depending on the type of the connected device. •...
Viewing video images (continued) C. Projecting images Preparation: • Remove the lens cap. • Turn on the power of the connected video equipment. ON ( I ) button DVI button HDMI button LENS SHIFT button S-VIDEO button COMPONENT button VIDEO button POWER button VIDEO button ZOOM/FOCUS button...
Viewing video images (continued) OFF ( ) button POWER button To stop projecting: Press the POWER button on the projector or the OFF ( ) button on the remote control. • A conﬁ rmation message is displayed. • To cancel the procedure, leave the projector for a while or press the MENU button. Press the POWER button on the projector or the OFF ( ) button on the remote control again.
Viewing video images (continued) Setting the aspect ratio You can change the aspect ratio of the input video signal (or the ratio of width to height of the image). Change the setting according to the type of the input video signal. : Signal size : Image area 16:9...
Viewing video images (continued) How to change the settings: With the remote control: Press the ASPECT button. • Every time the ASPECT button is pressed, the aspect mode changes from AUTO to 4:3, 16:9, to ZOOM1, to ZOOM2, to STRETCH, and back to AUTO. •...
Viewing computer images A. Connecting the projector to a computer Preparation: • Make sure that the power of the projector and that of the computer are turned off. • When connecting the projector to a desktop computer, disconnect the RGB cables that are connected to the monitor.
Viewing computer images (continued) C. Projecting images Preparation: • Remove the lens cap. • Turn on the power of the connected computer. ON ( I ) button DVI button LENS SHIFT button COMPUTER button POWER button ZOOM/FOCUS button ZOOM/FOCUS button LENS SHIFT button Conﬁ...
Viewing computer images (continued) OFF ( ) button AUTO POSITION button AUTO POSITION button POWER button To stop projecting: Press the POWER button on the projector or the OFF ( ) button on the remote control. • A conﬁ rmation message is displayed. •...
Menu operation • Menus are not displayed when no signal is supplied to the projector. IMAGE GAMMA MODE AUTO, SPORTS, VIDEO, CINEMA USER1 REFERENCE SPORTS, VIDEO, CINEMA USER2 ADJUST MODE ALL, RED, GREEN, BLUE CONTRAST ±30 HIGH ±10(R) ±10(G) ±10(B) BRIGHTNESS ±30 ±10(R) ±10(G) ±10(B)
Menu operation (continued) How to set the menus: Press the button to select an item to adjust. The following describes how to set AUTO POWER OFF time as an example. AUTO POWER Press the MENU button. AUTO POWER • When no signal is applied, the menu would not Set the selected item by pressing the appear.
Menu operation (continued) 2. INSTALLATION menu opt. A V MEMO R Y 1 INSTALLATION LAMP MODE STANDARD AUTO POWER AUTO POWER SPLASH SCREEN BLUE BACK COLOR IMAGE REVERSE TRIGGER OUT TEST PATTERN CROSS HATCH LENS LOCK 2. INSTALLATION menu ITEM SETTING FUNCTION LAMP MODE...
Menu operation (continued) 3. FEATURE menu opt. FE A TURE A V MEMO R Y 1 ASPECT AUTO PASSWORD DISPLAY INPUT FUNCTION MENU POSITION MENU DIMMER CINEMA MODE AUTO AUTO VIDEO SIGNAL SETUP AUTO SCART INPUT LANGUAGE English Ë RESET ALL 3.
Menu operation (continued) 4. SIGNAL menu 5. USER menu opt. USER CLAMP POSITION SIGNAL A V MEMO R Y 1 CLAMP WIDTH HORIZ. POSITION VERT. SYNC AUTO VERT. POSITION FINE SYNC. TRACKING SHUTTER(U) COMPUTER AUTO INPUT SHUTTER(L) R G B R G B OVER SCAN 100%...
Menu operation (continued) 6. INFORMATION menu opt. INFORMATION LAMP TIME(LOW) INPUT COMPUTER RESOLUTION 1024X768 VERTICAL 75.04 Hz FREQUENCY HORIZONTAL 60.02 KHz FREQUENCY SYNC. TYPE 5wire 6. INFORMATION menu ITEM DESCRIPTION LAMP TIME(LOW) ....This item shows a lamp operating time (hour) calculated based on that LAMP MODE is LOW.
Adjusting projected images To adjust the brightness (CONTRAST and BRIGHTNESS): You can make adjustments for the brightness of the projected image using the menu. (See page 25 for menu setting.) Display the IMAGE menu. Select CONTRAST or BRIGHTNESS by pressing the button.
Adjusting projected images (continued) To adjust the tone of white (COLOR TEMP.): You can select a preset color temperature (white tone) using the menu. (See page 25 for menu setting.) Display the IMAGE menu. Select COLOR TEMP. by pressing the button.
Adjusting projected images (continued) To adjust the ratio of change in brightness (GAMMA MODE): You can select a preset gamma mode using the menu. (See page 25 for menu setting.) Display the IMAGE menu. Select GAMMA MODE by pressing the button.
Adjusting projected images (continued) This projector automatically and properly projects video signals supplied from the computer. However, some video signals may not be projected, depending on the type of the computer. In such a case, press the AUTO POSITION button. (See page 23.) When the signal is still not projected properly, adjust the projected image using the SIGNAL menu.
Advanced features Password function To cancel the password function: This projector is equipped with the password function Display the FEATURE menu. that is designed for prevention of theft and wrong Press the button to select PASSWORD operation by children and restriction on operation by FUNCTION.
Replacing the lamp This projector is equipped with a lamp to project images. This lamp is a consumable. It may burn out or its brightness may decrease during use. In such cases, replace the lamp with a new one as soon as possible. Be sure to replace the lamp with a new lamp sold separately that is exclusive to this projector.
Replacing the lamp (continued) To replace the lamp: Unplug the power cord. Loosen the screw (a) using a Phillips screwdriver (+), and remove the lamp cover (b). Loosen the screws (c) using a Phillips screwdriver (+). Pull the handle. Pull out the lamp box by the handle while holding the projector.
Maintenance Warning: • Never use ﬂ ammable air duster or other materials when cleaning the air-ﬁ lter. Flammable substances may ignite causing ﬁ re or breakdown when the lamp is illuminated. • Do not use ﬂ ammable solvents (benzene, thinner, etc.) and ﬂ ammable aerosols when cleaning the projector body and lens.
Troubleshooting Before asking for repair of the projector, check the following. If the symptom persists, stop using the projector, be sure to unplug the power plug, and then contact your dealer. No image appears on the screen. Problem Solution Power can not be •...
Troubleshooting (continued) No image appears on the screen. (continued) Problem Solution The screen for • PASSWORD FUNCTION in the FEATURE menu has been set to DISPLAY INPUT to entering the password enable the password lock. appears. Enter the password or contact the person in charge of management of the projector.
Troubleshooting (continued) Images are not displayed correctly. (continued) Problem Solution Different color tint. • When comparing images projected by two projectors, tints in the displayed images may be different because of variation between their optical components. This is not a malfunction.
Indicators This projector has two indicators, each of which shows the operation condition of the projector. The following offer solutions to possible problems. If these problem persist, turn the projector off and consult your dealer. STATUS indicator POWER indicator Normal condition POWER STATUS CONDITION...
The speciﬁ cations and outside appearance of the projector are subject to change without prior notice. Type LCD projector Model HC5000 Display technology 0.74-inch LCD panel: 3 pieces (for R, G, B) (aspect ratio 16:9) Pixel: 1920 x 1080 = 2073600 pixels...
Speciﬁ cations (continued) Speciﬁ cation of RGB signals in each computer mode of the projector Signal mode Resolution Horizontal frequency Vertical frequency Normal mode (H x V) (kHz) (Hz) (H x V)*1 TV60, 480i (525i) – 15.73 59.94 1920 x 1080 TV50, 576i (625i) –...