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PlasmaSync Plasma Monitor

Operation Manual

For the specifications of your plasma monitor,
refer to "Model Information".
NEC Solutions (America), Inc.

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  • Page 1: Operation Manual

    PlasmaSync Plasma Monitor Operation Manual For the specifications of your plasma monitor, refer to “Model Information”. NEC Solutions (America), Inc.
  • Page 2: Important Information

    Important Information Precautions 2. Do not use this unit’s polarized plug with extension cords or outlets unless the prongs can be completely inserted. Please read this manual carefully before using your plasma 3. Do not expose the unit to water or moisture. monitor and keep the manual handy for future reference.
  • Page 3: Recommandations Importantes

    your investment in this plasma monitor, please adhere to the * Lower the Brightness and Contrast levels as much as following guidelines and recommendations for minimizing possible without impairing image readability. the occurrence of image burn: * Display an image with many colors and color gradations (i.e.
  • Page 4 fabricant décline toute responsabilité en cas de blessure Pour éviter les risques de brûlage du luminophore, les mesures suivantes sont recommandées: corporelle ou de dégâts matériels résultant d’une opération d’entretien quelconque effectuée par des personnes non Comme tous les périphériques d’affichage à base luminophore qualifiées ou résultant de l’ouverture du couvercle arrière.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Installation ............6 Setting the screen size for S1/S2 video input ....26 Ventilation Requirements for enclosure mounting ..6 Setting the signal and black level for DVI signal ..26 How to use the safety metal fittings and the screws for Setting CloseCaption ..........
  • Page 6: Ventilation Requirements For Enclosure Mounting

    Installation You can attach your optional mounts or stand to the plasma monitor in one of the following two ways: * While it is upright. (See Drawing A) * As it is laid down with the screen face down (See Drawing B). Lay the protective sheet, which was wrapped around the monitor when it was packaged, beneath the screen surface so as not to scratch the screen face.
  • Page 7: Creating A Video Wall

    Creating a video wall With built-in matrix display capability, you can create a 4-25 video wall. • Connect signal cables and remote cables as shown below. Video signal RGB/DVD/HD signal BNC connector BNC connector VIDEO Signal RGB signal/ RCA phono plug DVD/HD signal VIDEO Signal RGB signal/...
  • Page 8: Caution On When The Plasma Monitor Is Installed Vertically

    • Rotate 90° clockwise as seen from the front when installing. BNC INPUT D-SUB INPUT 90° RGB SELECT AUTO • After installing, check with the NEC logo mark as seen HD SELECT 1080B INPUT SKIP ALL RESET 1024 768 from the front.
  • Page 9: Part Names And Function

    Part Names and Function Front View VOLUME INPUT SELECT MENU/ ENTER DOWN LEFT/- RIGHT/+ / EXIT VOLUME INPUT SELECT LEFT/ - RIGHT/ + MENU/ENTER DOWN /EXIT q Power t LEFT/– and RIGHT/+ Turns the monitor’s power on and off. Enlarges or reduces the image. Functions as the CURSOR ( ) buttons in the On-Screen Menu w Remote sensor window...
  • Page 10: Rear View/ Terminal Board

    Rear View/ Terminal Board A AC IN G RGB1 (mini D-Sub 15pin) Connect the included power cord here. Connect an analog RGB signal from a computer, etc. here. This input can be used for Input or Output. (see B EXT SPEAKER L and R page 7) Connect speakers (optional) here.
  • Page 11: Remote Control

    t MENU/ENTER Remote Control Press this button to access the OSM controls. Press this button during the display of the main menu to go to the sub menu. y CURSOR (L / M / Use these buttons to select items or settings and to POWER STANDBY adjust settings or switch the display patterns.
  • Page 12: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations POWER OFF TIMER To turn the unit ON and OFF: To set the off timer: The off timer can be set to turn the power off after 30, 60, 1. Plug the power cord into an active AC power outlet. 90 or 120 minutes.
  • Page 13: Wide Operations

    WIDE Operations Wide Screen Operation 2.35:1 size screen (manual) With this function, you can select one of six screen sizes. When viewing videos or digital video discs 1. Press the WIDE button on the remote control. 2. Within 3 seconds ... Original image Information is lost on both sides.
  • Page 14: Wide Screen Operation With Computer Signals

    Wide Screen Operation with Note: Computer Signals Do not allow the displayed in 4:3 mode for an extended period. This can cause a phosphor burn-in. Switch to the wide screen mode to expand the 4 : 3 image to fill the entire screen. 1.
  • Page 15: Menu Operations

    Controls (On Screen Menu) Menu Operations Note: The main menu disappears by pressing the EXIT The OSM window is displayed with respect to the button. screen as shown on the diagram. Information * Depending on the screen’s mode, the OSM may be displayed differently.
  • Page 16: Menu Tree

    Menu Tree :Shaded areas indicate the default value. ←→ button to adjust. The default value is at the center. : Press the :Menu items in a ruled box are available when the ADVANCED OSM is set to ON. Main menu Sub menu Sub menu 2 Sub menu 3...
  • Page 17: Restoring The Factory Default Settings

    Main menu Sub menu Sub menu 2 Sub menu 3 Sub menu 4 RESET REFERENCE OPTION2 PWR. MGT. OFF←→ON CINEMA MODE OFF←→ON LONG LIFE AUTO/LOCK 1/LOCK 2/LOCK 3 ORBITER AUTO 1 AUTO 2 MANUAL H-DOT/V-LINE/TIME INVERSE WORKING TIME/WAITING TIME WHITE SCREEN WIPER WORKING TIME/WAITING TIME/SPEED SOFT FOCUS...
  • Page 18: Picture Settings Menu

    Picture Settings Menu Reducing noise in the picture Use these settings if the picture has noise due to poor Adjusting the picture reception or when playing video tapes on which the picture The contrast, brightness, sharpness, color and tint can be quality is poor.
  • Page 19: Adjusting The Color To The Desired Level

    Adjusting the color to the desired level Making the Low Tone adjustments Use this procedure to adjust the white balance for each This feature allows more detailed tone to be reproduced color temperature to achieve the desired color quality. especially in the dark area. Example: Adjusting the “GAIN RED”...
  • Page 20: Audio Settings Menu

    Audio Settings Menu Image Adjust Settings Menu Adjusting the treble, bass and left/right Adjusting the Position, Size, Fine Picture, Picture Adj balance and audio input select The position of the image can be adjusted and flickering The treble, bass and left/right balance can be adjusted to of the image can be corrected.
  • Page 21: Option1 Settings Menu

    Option1 Settings Menu Setting the BNC connectors Select whether to set the input of the 5 BNC connectors to Setting the on-screen menu RGB and component. This sets the position of the menu, the display format Example: Set the BNC INPUT mode to “COMP.” (horizontal or vertical) etc.
  • Page 22: Setting High Definition Images To The Suitable Screen Size

    Resetting to the default values WIDE1: When an 852 dot 480 line signal with a horizontal frequency of 31.7kHz is input, the image may Use these operations to restore all the settings (PICTURE, be compressed horizontally. To prevent this, set RGB AUDIO, IMAGE ADJUST, OPTION1~3, etc) to the SELECT to WIDE1.
  • Page 23: Option2 Settings Menu

    Option2 Settings Menu Setting the picture to suit the movie The film image is automatically discriminated and Setting the power management for computer projected in an image mode suited to the picture. images [NTSC, PAL, PAL60, 480I (60Hz), 525I (60Hz), 576I This energy-saving (power management) function (50Hz), 625I (50Hz), 1035I (60Hz), 1080I (60Hz) only] automatically reduces the monitor’s power consumption...
  • Page 24: Long Life

    ORBITER INVERSE Use this to set the picture shift. Use this to set the inverse mode or to display a white screen. Example: Setting “ORBITER” to “AUTO1” Example: Setting “INVERSE” to “WHITE” On “ORBITER” of “LONG LIFE” menu, select “AUTO1”. On “INVERSE”...
  • Page 25: Working Time/Waiting Time/Speed

    SCREEN WIPER SOFT FOCUS When this is set to ON, a white vertical bar moves Reduces edges and softens the image. repeatedly from the left and of the screen to the right end Example: Setting “SOFT FOCUS” to “2” at a constant speed. On “SOFT FOCUS”...
  • Page 26: Gray Level Yes

    Setting the screen size for S1/S2 video input Setting CloseCaption If the S-video signal contains screen size information, the Choose the closed caption mode that allows text to be image will be automatically adjusted to fit the screen when superimposed on display. this S1/S2 is set to AUTO.
  • Page 27: Timer

    Option3 Settings Menu PROGRAM TIMER Using the timer This sets the day and time at which the power will be This function sets the monitor to turn ON/OFF switched ON/OFF as well as the input mode. automatically at a set time. Example: Setting so that the power will be switched Set “ADVANCED OSM”...
  • Page 28: Setting The Power On Mode

    Setting the power on mode Enabling/disabling remote control wireless transmission This function sets the input mode at the time the power is switched on. This function enables/disables remote control wireless transmission. Example: Setting “VIDEO2” Example: Setting “OFF” Set “ADVANCED OSM” to “ON” in the main menu (1/ 2), then perform the following operations.
  • Page 29: Pwr. On Mode

    ID number setting DIVIDER When using more than one of these displays, this function Set the 4-25 video wall. sets ID numbers so that operation of the remote control Example: Setting “4” does not cause multiple monitors to operate at the same On “DIVIDER”...
  • Page 30: Disp. Mode

    DISP. MODE IMAGE ADJUST Select the screen mode from between two options The position of the image can be adjusted and flickering (Splitting, Blanking). of the image can be corrected. Example: Setting “BLANK” Example: Adjusting the vertical position On “DISP. MODE” of “VIDEO WALL” menu, select On “VIDEO WALL”...
  • Page 31: Ple Link

    PLE LINK REPEAT TIMER 1 DIVIDER Use this function to set a uniform brightness for each SOURCE : VIDEO1 display. WORK TIME 00H03M Turn on the AUTO ID and set the DIVIDER (at 1, 4 or 9) 2 DIVIDER before the following operations. SOURCE RGB1 WORK TIME...
  • Page 32: Language

    Language Settings Menu Source Information Menu Setting the language for the menus Checking the frequencies, polarities of input signals, and resolution The menu display can be set to one of eight languages. Use this function to check the frequencies and polarities Example: Setting the menu display to “DEUTSCH”...
  • Page 33: External Control

    External Control Pin Assignments Application mini D-Sub 15-pin connector (Analog) These specifications cover the communications control of the plasma monitor by external equipment. RGB 1 Connections Connections are made as described below. 10 9 15 14 13 12 11 External equipment e.g., Personal computer Pin No.
  • Page 34: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If the picture quality is poor or there is some other problem, check the adjustments, operations, etc., before requesting service. Symptom Checks Remedy Mechanical sound is heard. • Maybe the sound from the cooling fans used to prevent over heating. The unit emits a crackling sound.
  • Page 35: Limited Warranty

    1. Any product which is not distributed in the U.S.A. or Canada by EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES NEC Solutions or which is not purchased in the U.S.A. or Canada NEC Solutions’ liability for any defective product is from an authorized NEC Solutions dealer.
  • Page 36 NEC Solutions (America), Inc. 1250 N. Arlington Heights Road, Suite 400 Printed on recycled paper Itasca, Illinois 60143-1248 Printed in Japan 7S801351...

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