(3) Great care has been taken in the preparation of this manual; however, should you notice any questionable points, errors or omissions, please contact us. (4) Notwithstanding article (3), NEC will not be responsible for any claims on loss of profit or other matters deemed to result from using the Projector.
Important Information Safety Cautions Precautions Please read this manual carefully before using your NEC VT800 projector and keep the manual handy for future reference. CAUTION To turn off main power, be sure to remove the plug from power outlet. The power outlet socket should be installed as near to the equipment as possible, and should be eas- ily accessible.
Important Information Disposing of your used product EU-wide legislation as implemented in each Member State requires that used electrical and electronic products carrying the mark (left) must be disposed of separately from normal household waste. This includes projectors and their electrical accessories or lamps. When you dispose of such products, please follow the guidance of your local authority and/or ask the shop where you purchased the prod- uct.
The Federal Communications Commission does not allow any modifi cations or changes to the unit EXCEPT those specifi ed by NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc. in this manual. Failure to comply with this govern- ment regulation could void your right to operate this equipment. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
Important Information Fire and Shock Precautions • Ensure that there is suffi cient ventilation and that vents are unobstructed to prevent the build-up of heat inside your projector. Allow at least 4 inches (10cm) of space between your projector and a wall. •...
Important Information CAUTION • Do not use the tilt-foot for purposes other than originally intended. Misuses such as using the tilt foot to carry or hang (from the wall or ceiling) the projector can cause damage to the projector. • Do not send the projector in a soft case by parcel delivery service or cargo shipment.
Important Information About High Altitude mode • Set [FAN MODE] to [HIGH ALTITUDE] when using the projector at altitudes approximately 5500 feet/1600 me- ters or higher. • Using the projector at altitudes approximately 5500 feet/1600 meters or higher without setting to [HIGH ALTI- TUDE] can cause the projector to overheat and the protector could shut down.
Table of Contents Important Information ....................i 1. Introduction ......................1 ❶ What’s in the Box?......................1 ❷ Introduction to the Projector ..................2 Congratulations on Your Purchase of the Projector..........2 Features you’ll enjoy : ....................2 About this user’s manual..................3 ❸...
Table of Contents 4. Convenient Features ..................31 ❶ Turning Off the Image and Sound ................31 ❷ Freezing a Picture ....................... 31 ❸ Enlarging and Moving a Picture................... 31 ❹ Changing Lamp Mode ....................32 ❺ Getting Integrated Help ....................32 ❻...
Table of Contents 6. Using On-Screen Menu ................67 ❶ Using the Menus......................67 Using ADVANCED menu and BASIC menu ............68 Entering alphanumeric characters by using Software Keyboard ......68 ❷ Menu tree ........................69 ❸ Menu Elements......................71 ❹...
1. Introduction ❶ What’s in the Box? Make sure your box contains everything listed. If any pieces are missing, contact your dealer. Please save the original box and packing materials if you ever need to ship your Projector. Remote control Batteries (AA x 2) (7N900811) Projector...
PC control port (D-Sub 9 Pin) and LAN support. With input and output fl exibil- ity, long lamp life and a full function remote, the VT800 lets you enjoy larger than life viewing from a compact and easy to setup and use projector.
1. Introduction About this user’s manual The fastest way to get started is to take your time and do everything right the fi rst time. Take a few minutes now to review the user’s manual. This may save you time later on. At the beginning of each section of the manual you’ll fi nd an overview.
1. Introduction Top Features 1 4 5 SELECT LAMP STATUS 3D REFORM AUTO ADJUST SOURCE 1. POWER Button ( ) (→ page 20, 29) 6. SOURCE Button NOTE: To turn on the projector, press and hold this button 7. AUTO ADJUST Button (→ page 28) for a minimum of two seconds.
You can also control the projector by using PC Con- (→ page 11, 15) trol Utility 3.0 (downloadable from our website:http: www.nec-pj.com). To do so you must fi rst have PC AUDIO IN (Stereo Mini Jack) Control Utility 3.0 installed on your PC. If you are (→...
1. Introduction Battery Installation Slip the cover back over the bat- Press the catch and re- Install new ones (AA). Ensure teries until it snaps into place. move the battery cover. that you have the batteries’ po- larity (+/–) aligned correctly. NOTE: Do not mix different types of batteries or new and old batteries.
2. Installation and Connections This section describes how to set up your projector and how to connect PCs, video and audio sources. Your projector is simple to set up and use. But before you get started, you must fi rst: z Set up a screen and the projector.
Usually, the combination of the ‘Fn” key along with one of the 12 function keys gets the external display to come on or off. For example, NEC laptops use Fn + F3, while Dell laptops use Fn + F8 key combinations to toggle through external display selections.
2. Installation and Connections NOTE: An image may not be displayed correctly when a Video or S-Video source is played back via a commercially available scan converter. This is because the projector will process a video signal as a computer signal at the default setting. In that case, do the following. * When an image is displayed with the lower and upper black portion of the screen or a dark image is not displayed correctly: Project an image to ﬁ...
2. Installation and Connections Connecting an External Monitor HDMI IN COMPUTER / COMPUTER / S-VIDEO IN AUDIO IN COMPONENT 1 IN AUDIO IN COMPONENT 2 IN AUDIO IN MONITOR OUT AUDIO OUT PC CONTROL L/MONO VIDEO IN AUDIO IN L/MONO AUDIO OUT MONITOR OUT Audio cable (not supplied)
2. Installation and Connections Connecting Your HDMI Compatible Equipment You can connect the HDMI output of your DVD player, hard disk player, or notebook type PC to the HDMI IN con- nector of your projector. NOTE: The HDMI IN connector supports Plug & Play (DDC2B). HDMI IN HDMI IN COMPUTER /...
2. Installation and Connections Connecting Your DVD Player with Component Output AUDIO IN COMPUTER/COMPONENT 2 IN COMPUTER/COMPONENT 1 IN AUDIO IN HDMI IN COMPUTER / COMPUTER / S-VIDEO IN AUDIO IN COMPONENT 1 IN AUDIO IN COMPONENT 2 IN AUDIO IN MONITOR OUT AUDIO OUT PC CONTROL...
2. Installation and Connections Connecting Your VCR AUDIO IN S-VIDEO IN HDMI IN COMPUTER / COMPUTER / S-VIDEO IN AUDIO IN COMPONENT 1 IN AUDIO IN COMPONENT 2 IN AUDIO IN AUDIO IN MONITOR OUT AUDIO OUT PC CONTROL L/MONO AUDIO IN VIDEO IN L/MONO...
Connecting to a Network The VT800 comes standard with a LAN port (RJ-45) which provides a LAN connection using a LAN cable. To use a LAN connection, you are required to assign an IP address to the projector. For setting the NETWORK, see page 95.
2. Installation and Connections Example of LAN connection Example of wired LAN connection Server LAN cable (not supplied) NOTE: Use a Category 5 or higher LAN cable. HDMI IN COMPUTER / COMPUTER / S-VIDEO IN AUDIO IN COMPONENT 1 IN AUDIO IN COMPONENT 2 IN AUDIO IN...
2. Installation and Connections Connecting the Supplied Power Cable Connect the supplied power cable to the projector. First connect the supplied power cable’s three-pin plug to the AC IN of the projector, and then connect the other plug of the supplied power cable in the wall outlet. S -V ID E O IN...
3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) This section describes how to turn on the projector and to project a picture onto the screen. ❶ Turning on the Projector NOTE: • The projector has two power switches: a main power switch and a POWER button (POWER ON and OFF on the remote con- trol).
3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) Note on Startup screen (Menu Language Select screen) When you fi rst turn on the projector, you will get the Startup menu. This menu gives you the opportunity to select one of the 21 menu languages. To select a menu language, follow these steps: 1.
3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) ❷ Selecting a Source Selecting the computer or video source Selecting from Source List Press and quickly release the SOURCE button on the projector cabinet to display the Source list. Each time the SOURCE button is pressed, the input LAMP STATUS source will change as follows: “COMPUTER1/2”, “HDMI”, “VIDEO”...
3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) ❸ Adjusting the Picture Size and Position Use the adjustable tilt foot lever, the zoom lever or the focus ring to adjust the picture size and position. Adjusting the focus Adjusting the throw angle (the height of an image) [Focus ring] [Tilt foot] (→...
3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) Adjusting the focus (Focus ring) • Rotate the focus ring to make focus adjustment. S-VI VIDE O IN L/MO 1 IN ITOR L/MO 2 IN I IN Finely adjusting the size of an image (Zoom lever) •...
3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) Adjusting the Tilt Foot 1. Lift the front edge of the projector. Adjustable Tilt CAUTION: Foot Lever Do not try to touch the ventilation outlet during Tilt Foot adjustment as it can become heated while the projector is turned on and during its cool down period after it is turned off.
3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) ❹ Correcting Keystone Distortion When the projector is not exactly perpendicular to the screen, keystone distortion occurs. To overcome it, you can use the “Keystone” function, a digital technology that can adjust for keystone-type distortion, resulting in a crisp, square image.
3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) 5. Repeat steps 2 and 4 to correct keystone distortion. 6. After completing Keystone correction, press the EXIT button. The Keystone screen will disappear. • To perform Keystone correction again, press the 3D REFORM but- ton to display the Keystone screen and repeat above steps 1 to 6.
3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) ❺ Optimizing an RGB Image Automatically Adjusting the Image Using Auto Adjust Optimizing an RGB image automatically. Press the AUTO ADJUST button to optimize an RGB image automatically. This adjustment may be necessary when you connect your computer for the fi rst time. [Poor picture] POWER COMPUTER...
3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) ❼ Turning off the Projector To turn off the projector: 1. Press the POWER button on the projector cabinet or the POWER OFF button on the remote control. The [POWER POWER COMPUTER AUTO ADJ. OFF / ARE YOU SURE?] message will appear.
3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) ❽ After Use Preparation: Make sure that the main power is turned off. 1. Unplug the power cable. 2. Disconnect any other cables. 3. Retract adjustable tilt feet if extended. 4. Cover the lens with the lens cap. 5.
4. Convenient Features DOWN ❶ Turning Off the Image and Sound PICTURE LAMP MODE ASPECT AV-MUTE 3D REFORM FREEZE Press the AV-MUTE button to turn off the image and sound for a short period of FOCUS ID SET LENS SHIFT /ZOOM HELP time.
4. Convenient Features 4. Convenient Features ❹ Changing Lamp Mode The lamp life can be extended by using the Eco mode. ENTER L-CLICK R-CLICK To change to the [ECO] mode, do the following: VOLUME MAGNIFY PAGE 1. Press the LAMP MODE button to display [LAMP MODE] screen. DOWN 2.
4. Convenient Features ❻ Using a USB Mouse Using a USB mouse gives you a smooth operation. A commercially available USB mouse can be used. HDMI IN COMPUTER / COMPUTER / S-VIDEO IN AUDIO IN COMPONENT 1 IN AUDIO IN COMPONENT 2 IN AUDIO IN Menu items that can be operated with your USB mouse are:...
4. Convenient Features ❼ Using the Optional Remote Mouse Receiver (NP01MR) The optional remote mouse receiver enables you to operate your computer’s mouse functions from the remote control. It is a great convenience for your computer-generated presentations. Connecting the remote mouse receiver to your computer If you wish to use the remote mouse function, connect the mouse receiver and computer.
4. Convenient Features Operating your computer’s mouse from the remote control You can operate your computer’s mouse from the remote control. PAGE UP/DOWN Button ....scrolls the viewing area of the window or to move to the previous or next slide in Pow- erPoint on your computer.
4. Convenient Features ❽ Correcting Horizontal and Vertical Keystone Distortion (Cornerstone) Use the 3D Reform feature to correct keystone (trapezoidal) distortion to make the top or bottom and the left or right side of the screen longer or shorter so that the projected image is rectangular. Cornerstone 1.
4. Convenient Features 7. Use the SELECT ▲▼◀▶ button to move the projected image frame as shown on the example. Screen 8. Press the ENTER button. Screen 9. Use the SELECT ▲▼◀▶ button to select another icon which points in the direction. On the Cornerstone adjustment screen, select [EXIT] or press the EXIT button on the remote control.
4. Convenient Features The adjustable ranges for 3D Reform are as follows: HORIZONTAL VERTICAL CORNERSTONE Max. +/– 40° approx. Max. +/– 30° approx. KEYSTONE * The following are conditions under which the maximum angle is achieved: • Image is projected in Wide (Zoom lever to the maximum) NOTE: •...
4. Convenient Features ❾ Displaying Two Pictures at the Same Time The projector has a feature that allows you to view two different signals simultaneously. You have two modes: PIP mode and Side by Side mode. From the menu you can select [SETUP] → [BASIC] → [PIP/SIDE BY SIDE]. The [PIP/SIDE BY SIDE] menu item has the following three options: MODE, POSITION, and SOURCE.
4. Convenient Features Viewing Two Pictures 1. Press the PIP button on the remote control. The PIP/SIDE BY SIDE source screen will be displayed. 2. Use the SELECT ▲ or ▼ button to select the source and press the ENTER button. The PIP screen or SIDE BY SIDE screen will be displayed, depending on which was selected in the [MODE] setting screen.
4. Convenient Features ❿ Preventing Unauthorized Use of the Projector Assigning a keyword prevents the projector from being used by unauthorized individuals. Turning on the Security function by assigning a keyword for the ﬁ rst time 1. Press the MENU button. The menu will be displayed.
4. Convenient Features 4. Press the SELECT ▼ button three times to highlight [SECURITY SETTINGS]. 5. Press the ENTER button to display the SECURITY SETTINGS menu. 6. Press the SELECT ▼ button four times to highlight [SECURITY SETTINGS] and press the ENTER button. The Security screen will be displayed.
4. Convenient Features 8. Enter an alphanumeric keyword using the Software keyboard. For example, to enter “1234”, follow the steps 8-1 to 8-4 below. NOTE: • When using your USB mouse, click each number or alphabet. BS: Delete the character before the cursor or highlight. : Conﬁ...
4. Convenient Features 10. Press the SELECT ▼ button to highlight [OK] and press the ENTER button. The confirmation screen will be displayed. 11. Press the SELECT ◀ or ▶ button to highlight [YES] and press the ENTER button. The Security Function will take effect when the projector is turned on next time. Checking If Security is enabled Turn off the projector and turn it back on to check if the Security function is enabled.
The Security Function will be disabled when the projector is turned on next time. NOTE: Do not forget your keyword. However, if you forget your keyword, NEC or your dealer will provide you with your Release Code upon proof of ownership.
NOTE: Do not forget your password. If you forget your password, ask your administrator. If your administrator forget the pass- word, ask NEC or your dealer. NEC or your dealer will provide you with your Release Code (24 character length) upon proof of ownership.
4. Convenient Features Creating or Adding a User 1. From the menu, select [SETUP] → [INSTALLATION(2)] → [SECURITY SETTINGS]. 2. Select [ACCOUNT] → [SETTINGS]. The [ACCOUNT] setting screen will be displayed. 3. Select [CREATE]. The [ACCOUNT] create screen will be displayed. 4.
NOTE: Do not forget your password. If you forget your password, ask your administrator. If your administrator forget the pass- word, ask NEC or your dealer. NEC or your dealer will provide you with your Release Code (24 character length) upon proof of...
IP address of the projector has been set in the “HOSTS” fi le of the computer being used. Example 1: When the host name of the projector has been set to “pj.nec.co.jp”, http://pj.nec.co.jp/index.html is specifi ed for the address or the entry column of the URL.
4. Convenient Features Structure of the HTTP Server POWER: This controls the power of the projector. ON ........Power is switched on. OFF ........Power is switched off. VOLUME: This controls the volume of the projector. ▲ ........Increases the volume adjustment value. ▼...
4. Convenient Features SOURCE SELECT: This switches the input connector of the projector. COMPUTER1 ....Switches to the COMPUTER1 IN connector. COMPUTER2 ....Switches to the COMPUTER2 IN connector. HDMI .........Switches to the HDMI IN connector. VIDEO .......Switches to the VIDEO IN connector. S-VIDEO ......Switches to the S-VIDEO IN connector.
4. Convenient Features ⓭ Projecting Your Computer’s Screen Image from the Projector via a Network [NETWORK PROJECTOR] A Windows Vista-based computer can be operated using the projector over a network. The projector supports the Network Projector function and the Remote Desktop function of Windows Vista. By selecting the projector connected to the same network as that of your PC, the PC screen image can be pro- jected to the screen via network.
4. Convenient Features 2. Press the SELECT ▼ or ▲ button to select [NETWORK] and press the ENTER button. In the screen, the [NETWORK] menu is displayed. 3. From the [NETWORK] menu, select [NETWORK PROJECTOR]. The [PROJECTOR NAME/DISPLAY RESOLUTION/PASSWORD/URL] will be displayed. TIP: •...
4. Convenient Features Changing the resolution of Windows Vista screen to the information on [DISPLAY RESOLUTION] in the NETWORK PROJECTOR screen. • When using Windows Vista Service Pack 1(SP1), skip the following steps and go on to "Projecting the Image with Network Projector"...
4. Convenient Features 5. Click [→ Search for a projector (recommended)]. In the “Available projectors” box, your projector model name is displayed. 6. Click your projector model name. The message “Enter the password for the projector that you selected.” is displayed at the bottom of the win- dow.
4. Convenient Features ⓮ Using the Projector to Operate Your Computer via a Network [REMOTE DESKTOP] • By selecting the PC connected to the same network as that of the projector, the PC screen image can be pro- jected to the screen via network. Then, by operating the keyboard connected to the projector, you can operate Windows Vista on the PC con- nected with the network.
4. Convenient Features Setting the password to the user account of Windows Vista TIP: If a password has been set for an account, the steps 1 to 9 can be skipped. 1. Click [Start] from the desktop of Windows Vista. 2.
4. Convenient Features 4. Click [View status] displayed in blue on the right of [Local Area Connection] in the window. The [Local Area Connection Status] window appears. 5. Click [Details...]. Write down the value for “IPv4 IP Address” (xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx) displayed. 6.
4. Convenient Features 2. Press the SELECT ▼ or ▲ button to select [NETWORK] and press the ENTER button. The [NETWORK] menu will be displayed. 3. From the [NETWORK] menu, use the wireless keyboard to select [REMOTE DESKTOP CONNECTION]. The [REMOTE DESKTOP CONNECTION] window appears. TIP: Setting [OPTIONS] in REMOTE DESKTOP Clicking [OPTIONS] displays the [PERFORMANCE] screen.
4. Convenient Features Exiting the Remote Desktop 1. Operate the keyboard to click [Start] from the desktop screen projected by the projector. 2. Click [X] on the right of the start menu. The remote desktop function is stopped. 3. Press the SOURCE button of the projector to select an input terminal other than [NETWORk]. When using the remote control, press a button other than the NETWORK button.
For creating presentation materials using the Ulead Photo Explorer 8.0, see the On-line help in Ulead Photo Explorer 8.0. Both PNG and GIF format support non-interlaced images only. “Index” ﬁ le is a ﬁ le created using the Ulead Photo Explorer 8.0 contained on the optional NEC User Supportware 5 CD- ROM.
5. Using the Viewer ❸ Operating the Viewer Function from the Projector (playback) This section describes the operation for showing slides created using the Viewer function with the projector. It is also possible to make slides directly from the images projected with the projector. Projecting slides (Viewer) Preparation: Store JPEG or BMP fi les (JPEG, BMP, non-interlaced GIF or non-interlaced PNG fi les) in a USB memory inserted into your PC.
5. Using the Viewer Thumbnail screen List of folders Scroll bar Highlight Thumbnail/file name Cursor (yellow) Information Number of files Highlight ........Indicates the selected folder or drive. List of folders ......Indicates folders contained on a USB memory. Information.......Indicates information of the selected ﬁ le or folder. Folder: folder name, number of ﬁ...
5. Using the Viewer Setting Option for Viewer PLAY MODE: MANUAL ....Views a slide manually when the Viewer source is selected. AUTO ..... Plays back slides automatically when the Viewer source is selected. INTERVAL: Specifi es interval time between 5 and 300 seconds. START: Specifi es start screen when the Viewer source is selected.
5. Using the Viewer Exiting Viewer To exit Viewer, switch to another input such as COMPUTER1, COMPUTER2, HDMI, VIDEO, S-VIDEO or NET- WORK. * To switch to another input, there are two ways: • Press the COMPUTER1, COMPUTER2, HDMI, VIDEO, S-VIDEO or NETWORK button on the remote con- trol.
Once you have changed the background from the NEC logo to another, you cannot return the logo to back- ground even by using [RESET]. To put the NEC logo back in the background logo, repeat the above steps. The NEC logo fi le is included on PC Control Utility 3.0 which is downloadable from our web site:...
6. Using On-Screen Menu ❶ Using the Menus 1. Press the MENU button on the remote control or the projector cabinet to display the menu. NOTE: The commands such as ◀▶ ENTER, EXIT in the bottom show available buttons for your operation. 2.
6. Using On-Screen Menu Using ADVANCED menu and BASIC menu The projector has two menu modes: the ADVANCED menu and the BASIC menu. ADVANCED menu .. This is the menu that contains all the available menus and commands. Users with an ADMINISTRAOR or ADVANCED account can access the ADVANCED menu.
6. Using On-Screen Menu Basic menu items are indicated by Menu tree shaded area. Factory default settings are indi- cated by the gray shaded area. Menu Item Source COMPUTER1, COMPUTER2, HDMI, VIDEO, S-VIDEO, VIEWER, NETWORK, ENTRY LIST MODE STANDARD, PROFESSIONAL 1 to 6 HIGH-BRIGHT, PRESEN- REFERENCE...
6. Using On-Screen Menu Menu Item ORIENTATION DESKTOP FRONT, CEILING REAR, DESKTOP REAR, CEILING FRONT INSTALLATION(1) SCREEN SCREEN TYPE: 4:3 SCREEN, WIDE SCREEN / POSITION GENERAL: PROJECTOR NAME, WIRED LAN PROFILES, DHCP, IP ADDRESS, SUBNET MASK, GATEWAY, WIRED: DNS CONFIGURATION, RECONNECT NETWORK SETTINGS DOMAIN: HOST NAME, DOMAIN NAME...
6. Using On-Screen Menu Menu Elements Slide bar Highlight Available buttons Currently se- Currently se- lected user lected source Help button Close button Solid triangle Radio button Check box OK button Cancel button Return symbol Menu windows or dialog boxes typically have the following elements: Highlight ....
VIEWER This feature enables you to make presentations using a USB memory that contains captured images and slides created with the exclusive Ulead Photo Explorer 8.0 for NEC contained on the optional User Supportware 5 CD- ROM. (→ page “5. Using the Viewer”) NETWORK Selects a signal from the LAN port (RJ-45).
6. Using On-Screen Menu [ENTRY LIST] Using the Entry List When any source adjustments are made, the adjustments are automatically registered in the Entry List. The (ad- justment values of) registered signals can be loaded from the Entry List whenever necessary. However, only up to 100 patterns can be registered in the Entry List.
6. Using On-Screen Menu SOURCE NAME: Enter a signal name. Up to 18 alphanumeric characters can be used. INPUT TERMINAL: Change the input terminal. LOCK: Set so that the selected signal cannot be deleted when [ALL DELETE] is executed. After executing [LOCK], the changes cannot be saved.
6. Using On-Screen Menu ❺ Menu Descriptions & Functions [ADJUST] [PICTURE] [MODE] This function allows you to determine how to save settings for [DETAIL SETTINGS] of [PRESET] for each input. STANDARD.... Saves settings for each item of [PRESET] (PRESET 1 through 6) PROFESSIONAL ..
6. Using On-Screen Menu [DETAIL SETTINGS] This will provide you with two pages of menus that provide more detailed settings. [GENERAL] Selecting Reference Setting [REFERENCE] This feature allows you to use color correction or gamma values as reference data to optimize for various types of images.
6. Using On-Screen Menu [CONTRAST] Adjusts the intensity of the image according to the incoming signal. [BRIGHTNESS] Adjusts the brightness level or the back raster intensity. [SHARPNESS] Controls the detail of the image for Video. (not valid for RGB and digital signals). [COLOR] Increases or decreases the color saturation level (not valid for RGB and digital signals).
6. Using On-Screen Menu [IMAGE OPTIONS] Adjusting Clock and Phase [CLOCK/PHASE] This allows you to manually adjust Clock and Phase. CLOCK ....Use this item to ﬁ ne tune the computer image or to remove any vertical banding that might appear. This function adjusts the clock frequencies that eliminate the horizontal banding in the image.
6. Using On-Screen Menu Adjusting Horizontal/Vertical Position [HORIZONTAL/VERTICAL POSITION] Adjusts the image location horizontally and vertically. Selecting Overscan Percentage [OVERSCAN] Select overscan percentage (0%, 5% and 10%) for signal. Projected image Overscaned by 10% NOTE: When [NATIVE] is selected in [RESOLUTION], [OVERSCAN] is not available.
6. Using On-Screen Menu Selecting Aspect Ratio [ASPECT RATIO] Screen Type 4:3 SCREEN (VIDEO) Screen Type WIDE SCREEN (VIDEO) Aspect Ratio allows you to select the best Aspect mode to display your source image. When screen type 4:3 SCREEN is selected for the source, the following selections will display: For VIDEO 4:3 ......
[AUTO] : Displays an RGB signal to fi t the screen in the projector’s native resolution (1024 x 768 pixels). [NATIVE] : Displays an RGB signal in its true resolution. Example: When a source with 800 x 600 pixels is selected using the VT800: [AUTO]...
6. Using On-Screen Menu [VIDEO] Using Noise Reduction [NOISE REDUCTION] This function is used to reduce video noise. RANDOM NR ..Reduces ﬂ ickering random noise in an image. MOSQUITO NR ..Reduces mosquito noise that appears around the edges of an image during DVD playback. BLOCK NR .....
6. Using On-Screen Menu [AUDIO] Controlling Sound [VOLUME/BASS/TREBLE/BALANCE] Adjusts the volume, bass and treble level, left and right balance of the projector speaker and AUDIO OUT (Stereo Mini Jack). Enabling 3D Surround [3D SURROUND] Turn on or off the 3D surround effect. If the AUDIO OUT stereo mini jack of the projector is connected to external equipment, adjusting the sound on the external equipment can cause sound to be distorted or cracked, depending on the bass, treble or 3D Surround adjustment.
6. Using On-Screen Menu ❻ Menu Descriptions & Functions [SETUP] [BASIC] Selecting Keystone Mode [KEYSTONE] This feature allows you to correct keystone distortion. Selecting this item will display the Keystone setting menu. [AUTO KEYSTONE] will turn on the auto keystone feature. Changes will be saved even when you turn off the projector.
6. Using On-Screen Menu Selecting Cornerstone Mode [CORNERSTONE] This option allows you to correct trapezoidal distortion. Selecting this item will display the Cornerstone adjustment screen. (→ page 36) NOTE: When [KEYSTONE] is selected, [CORNERSTONE] is not available. Using the PIP/SIDE BY SIDE Function This function allows you to view two different signals simultaneously.
6. Using On-Screen Menu Using the Wall Color Correction [WALL COLOR] This function allows for quick adaptive color correction in applications where the screen material is not white. The following nine options are available. Setting Lamp Mode to Normal or Eco [LAMP MODE] This feature enables you to select two brightness modes of the lamp: NORMAL and ECO modes.
6. Using On-Screen Menu Using Off Timer [OFF TIMER] 1. Select your desired time between 30 minutes and 16 hours: OFF, 0:30, 1:00, 2:00, 4:00, 8:00, 12:00, 16:00. 2. Press the ENTER button on the remote control. 3. The remaining time starts counting down. 4.
6. Using On-Screen Menu Setting a new program timer 1. On the PROGRAM TIMER screen, use the SELECT ▲ or button to select [SETTINGS] and press the EN- TER button. The [PROGRAM LIST] screen will be displayed. NOTE: When the Program Timer is turned on, the [PROGRAM LIST] cannot be edited. 2.
6. Using On-Screen Menu 4. Select [OK] and press the ENTER button. This will complete the settings. You will be returned to the [PROGRAM LIST] screen. NOTE: • Up to 30 different timer settings can be programmed. • When [PROGRAM TIMER] is turned on, the [STANDBY MODE] setting is ignored. •...
6. Using On-Screen Menu Deleting the programs 1. On the [PROGRAM LIST] screen, select a program number you want to delete and press the SELECT ▶ button. 2. Press the SELECT ▼ button to select [DELETE]. 3. Press the ENTER button. The confirmation screen will be displayed.
6. Using On-Screen Menu Logging Off Your Projector [LOGOFF] This feature allows you to log off your projector without turning it off. Logging off your projector will prevent an unauthorized user from operating your projector. To log off your projector, follow the steps below. 1.
6. Using On-Screen Menu [MENU] Selecting Menu Color [COLOR SELECT] You can choose between two options for menu color: COLOR and MONOCHROME. Turning On / Off Source Display, Message and Time [SOURCE DISPLAY], [MESSAGE DISPLAY], [TIME DISPLAY], [ID DISPLAY] SOURCE DISPLAY ..This option turns on or off input name display such as COMPUTER1, COMPUTER2, HDMI, VIDEO, and No Input to be displayed on the top right of the screen.
6. Using On-Screen Menu Setting Closed Caption [CLOSED CAPTION] This option sets several closed caption modes that allow text to be superimposed on the projected image of VIDEO or S-VIDEO. OFF ......This exits the closed caption mode. CAPTION 1-4 ....Text is superimposed. TEXT 1-4 .....Text is displayed in full screen.
6. Using On-Screen Menu Selecting Aspect Ratio and Position for Screen [SCREEN] SCREEN TYPE ..Select one of two options: 4:3 SCREEN or WIDE SCREEN for the screen to be used. See also [ASPECT RATIO]. (→ page 80) POSITION ....This feature allows you to adjust the vertical position of the image when WIDE SCREEN has been se- lected for the screen type.
6. Using On-Screen Menu [INSTALLATION(2)] [NETWORK SETTINGS] This feature allows you to set various setting items when the projector is used on your network. CAUTION • Consult with your network administrator about these settings. Hints on How to Set Up LAN Connection To confi gure the projector to communicate on the network using the LAN port (RJ-45): 1.
6. Using On-Screen Menu To receive error messages or information on the remaining lamp life via e-mail: 1. On the [MAIL] tab, select [ALERT MAIL] and press the ENTER button. A check mark will be placed. 2. Set [SENDER’S ADDRESS], [SMTP SERVER NAME] and [RECIPIENT’S ADDRESS]. Select [OK] and press the ENTER button.
6. Using On-Screen Menu [PROJECTOR NAME] Specify a unique projector name. Press to display the software keyboard and type in. Up to 16 alphanumeric characters, signs and symbols can be used. After entering a name, select [OK] and press the ENTER button. NOTE: The [PROJECTOR NAME] will not be affected even when [RESET] is done from the menu.
6. Using On-Screen Menu [WIRED] PROFILES (for LAN port [RJ-45]): Up to two settings for the LAN port (RJ-45) can be stored in memory of the projector. Select [PROFILE 1] or [PROFILE 2] and then do settings for [DHCP] and the other options. After doing this, select [OK] and press the ENTER button.
6. Using On-Screen Menu [DOMAIN] HOST NAME ..Type in a hostname. Up to 15 alphanumeric characters can be used. DOMAIN NAME ..Type in domain name of the network connected to the projector. Up to 60 alphanumeric characters can be used.
6. Using On-Screen Menu [MAIL] ALERT MAIL: Checking this box enables Alert Mail feature. This option notifi es your computer of an error message via e-mail when using wired LAN. The error message will be notifi ed when the projector lamp has reached the end of its usable life or an error occurs in the projec- tor.
6. Using On-Screen Menu Selecting Communication Speed [COMMUNICATION SPEED] This feature sets the baud rate of the PC Control port (D-Sub 9 Pin). It supports data rates from 4800 to 38400 bps. The default is 38400 bps. Select the appropriate baud rate for your equipment to be connected (depending on the equipment, a lower baud rate may be recommended for long cable runs).
6. Using On-Screen Menu The Software keyboard appears. Use the Software keyboard to type a password on the [ENTER PASS- WORD] screen and press the ENTER button. The [CONFIRM PASSWORD] screen will be displayed. 2. Type the same password again and press the ENTER button. Your password will be assigned.
6. Using On-Screen Menu [SECURITY] The Security function enables you to protect your projector so that the projector will not project a signal unless you enter a keyword. There is also an option to lock the projector by using a registered USB memory* as a protect key.
3. Enter your keyword in the Release Code input screen. You can view the projected image. NOTE: Do not forget your keyword. However, if you forget your keyword, NEC or your dealer will provide you with your Release Code. See more information at the end of this section.
The Release Code input screen will be displayed as well as your Request Code (24 alphanumeric char- acters). NOTE: NEC or your dealer will provide you with your Release Code in exchange for your registered keyword and Request Code. 3. Enter your Release Code in the Release Code Input screen.
6. Using On-Screen Menu Setting a Password for PJLink [PJLink] This option allows you to set a password when you use the PJLink feature. Password: Enter a password (up to 32 characters) To set and delete a password, repeat steps described in [BACKGROUND LOCK]. NOTE: Do not forget your password.
6. Using On-Screen Menu Setting ID to the Projector [CONTROL ID] You can operate multiple projectors separately and independently with the same single remote control. To do so, you have to assign an ID number to each projector. CONTROL ID NUMBER ..Select a number from 1 to 254 you wish to assign to your projector. CONTROL ID ......Select [OFF] to turn off the CONTROL ID setting and select [ON] to turn on the CONTROL ID setting.
6. Using On-Screen Menu [OPTIONS] Setting Auto Adjust [AUTO ADJUST] This feature sets the Auto Adjust mode so that the RGB image can be automatically or manually adjusted for noise and stability. You can automatically make adjustment in two ways: [NORMAL] and [FINE]. OFF ......
6. Using On-Screen Menu Selecting Default Source [DEFAULT SOURCE SELECT] You can set the projector to default to any one of its inputs each time the projector is turned on. LAST ..... Sets the projector to default to the previous or last active input each time the projector is turned on. AUTO .....
6. Using On-Screen Menu ❼ Menu Descriptions & Functions [INFO.] Displays the lamp usage hours, the status of the current signal and settings, NETWORK settings and version. The information included are as follows: [USAGE TIME] LAMP LIFE REMAINING (%) LAMP HOURS USED (H) FILTER HOURS USED (H) NOTE: The progress indicator shows the percentage of remaining lamp life.
6. Using On-Screen Menu [WIRED LAN] This page shows information on settings for the LAN port (RJ-45) IP ADDRESS ..Indicates the IP address of the projector when the LAN port (RJ-45) is used. SUBNET MASK..Indicates the subnet mask of the projector when the LAN port (RJ-45) is used. GATEWAY ....
6. Using On-Screen Menu ❽ Menu Descriptions & Functions [RESET] Returning to Factory Default The Reset feature allows you to change adjustments and settings to the factory preset for sources by the following methods: [CURRENT SIGNAL] Resets the adjustments for the current signal to the factory preset levels. All the items in [ADJUST] can be reset.
7. Maintenance This section describes the simple maintenance procedures you should follow to clean the fi lters and replace the lamp. ❶ Cleaning or Replacing the Filter The air-fi lter sponge keeps dust and dirt from getting inside the projector and should be frequently cleaned. If the fi lter is dirty or clogged, your projector may overheat.
7. Maintenance To replace the fi lter (sponge): CAUTION • Replace both fi lters at the same time. • Before replacing the fi lters, remove dust and dirt from the projector cabinet. • The projector contains high-precision parts. Keep out dust and dirt during fi lter replacement. •...
7. Maintenance 4. Connect the supplied power cable, turn on the Main Power switch and turn on the projector. 5. Finally, select the menu → [RESET] → [CLEAR FILTER HOURS] to reset the filter usage hours. (→ page for resetting the filter usage time) ❷...
Do not touch them as the pieces of glass may cause injury. If this happens, contact your NEC dealer for lamp replacement. To replace the lamp: Optional lamp and tools needed for replacement: •...
4. Remove the lamp housing by holding it. Insert a new lamp housing until the lamp housing is plugged into the socket. CAUTION Do not use a lamp other than the NEC replacement lamp NP05LP. Order this from your NEC dealer.
7. Maintenance 5. Secure it in place with the two screws. Be sure to tighten the screws. 6. Reattach the lamp cover. Slip the lamp cover back until it snaps into place. Tighten the lamp cover screw. Be sure to tighten the screw. 7.
8. Appendix ❶ Troubleshooting This section helps you resolve problems you may encounter while setting up or using the projector. Indicator Messages Power Indicator Indicator Condition Projector Condition Note The main power is off. – 0.5 sec On, The projector is getting ready to turn on. Wait for a moment.
8. Appendix Common Problems & Solutions (→ “Power/Status/Lamp Indicator” on page 120) Problem Check These Items Does not turn on • Check that the power cable is plugged in and that the power button on the projector cabinet or the remote control is on.
Usually, the combination of the ‘Fn” key along with one of the 12 function keys gets the external display to come on or off. For example, NEC laptops use Fn + F3, while Dell laptops use Fn + F8 key combinations to toggle through external display selections.
8. Appendix ❷ Speciﬁ cations This section provides technical information about the projector’s performance. Model Number VT800 Optical LCD Panel 0.63 inch LCD with Micro Lens Array (Aspect Ratio 4:3) Resolution 1024 x 768 pixels* Manual zoom and focus Lens Zoom Ratio= 1-1.2...
Meets Low Voltage Directive (EN60950-1, TÜV GS Approved) For additional information visit: US : http://www.necdisplay.com/ Europe : http://www.nec-display-solutions.com/ Global : http://www.nec-pj.com/ For information on our optional accessories, visit our website or see our brochure. The specifi cations are subject to change without notice.
8. Appendix ❹ Screen Size and Projection Distance Throw Distance and Screen Size The following shows the proper relative positions of the projector and screen. Refer to the table to determine the position of installation. Screen center 2.85"/72.3 mm Lens center Screen bottom Projector bottom Distance Chart...
8. Appendix This section should be used when considering the distance to the screen and the screen size. Available projection distances are 0.73 m/29 inches for 21" screen to 10.8 m/424 inches for 300" screen, accord- ing to the chart. (Model) Wide Screen size...
8. Appendix ❺ Pin Assignments of D-Sub COMPUTER1/2 Input Connector Mini D-Sub 15 Pin Connector Signal Level Video signal : 0.7Vp-p (Analog) Sync signal : TTL level 14 13 Pin No. RGB Signal (Analog) YCbCr Signal Green or Sync on Green Blue Ground Ground...
8. Appendix ❻ Compatible Input Signal List Signal Resolution Frequency H. Refresh Rate (Dots) (kHz) (Hz) NTSC/PAL60 15.73 59.94 15.63 50.00 PAL60 15.73 60.00 SECAM 15.63 50.00 VESA × 31.47 59.94 MAC 13" × 35.00 66.67 VESA × 37.86 72.81 VESA ×...
8. Appendix ❼ PC Control Codes and Cable Connection PC Control Codes Function Code Data POWER ON POWER OFF INPUT SELECT COMPUTER1 INPUT SELECT COMPUTER2 INPUT SELECT HDMI INPUT SELECT VIDEO INPUT SELECT S-VIDEO INPUT SELECT VIEWER PICTURE MUTE ON PICTURE MUTE OFF SOUND MUTE ON SOUND MUTE OFF...
8. Appendix Cable Connection Communication Protocol Baud rate ......... 38400 bps Data length ........8 bits Parity ..........No parity Stop bit ..........One bit X on/off ..........None Communications procedure .... Full duplex NOTE: Depending on the equipment, a lower baud rate may be recommended for long cable runs. PC Control Connector (D-SUB 9P) To TxD of PC To RxD of PC...
8. Appendix ❽ Troubleshooting Check List Before contacting your dealer or service personnel, check the following list to be sure repairs are needed also by referring to the “Troubleshooting” section in your user’s manual. This checklist below will help us solve your prob- lem more effi ciently.
Refresh rate: Video adapter: Other: Projector DVD player Video equipment Signal cable VCR, DVD player, Video camera, Video game or other NEC standard or other manufacturer’s cable? Model number: Length: inch/m Manufacturer: Distribution ampliﬁ er Model number: Model number: Switcher...
This warranty allows customers to receive service on their product at List of TravelCare Outlets the NEC and NEC-designated service stations in the countries listed herein when temporarily traveling internationally for business or plea- This list applies as of July 1, 2008.
Email Address: email@example.com WEB Address: http://www.nec.com.sg/ap (Regions Covered) Singapore NEC Corporation of Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. Address: 33rd Floor, Menara TA One, 22, Jalan P. Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Telephone: +6 03 2178 3600 (ISDN) Fax Line:...
8. Appendix P-1/ Date: TO: NEC or NEC’s Authorized Service Station: (Company & Name with signature) Dear Sir (s), I would like to apply your TravelCare Service Program based on attached registration and qualifi cation sheet and agree with your following conditions, and also the Service fee will be charged to my credit card account, if I don’t return the Loan units within the specifi ed period.
Application Sheet. list price to Credit Cards, which price will be informed by NEC Autho- rized Service Stations. Please see the attached listing of contacts for 1) Repair and Return: each country to arrange for pickup of the loan unit.