NEC 42XR3 Model Information

User manual
Hide thumbs Also See for 42XR3:


PlasmaSync Plasma Monitor
PlasmaSync 42XM3
Model Information
Informations modèle
Información del modelo
Informazioni sul modello


Table of Contents

Summary of Contents for NEC 42XR3

  • Page 1 CONFIDENTIAL USER' S MANUAL PlasmaSync Plasma Monitor PlasmaSync 42XM3 PX-42XM3G Model Information Modell-Informationen Informations modèle Información del modelo Informazioni sul modello...
  • Page 2: Specifications

    CONFIDENTIAL Specifications For the operation of your plasma monitor, refer to “Operation Manual”. Screen Size 918(H) 518(V) mm (1.38") 1018 (40") 36.1"(H) 20.4"(V) inches (2.13") diagonal 42" Aspect Ratio 16 : 9 918 (36.1") Resolution 1024(H) 768(V) pixels Pixel Pitch 0.897(H) 0.675(V) mm 0.036"(H) 0.027"(V) inches Color Processing...
  • Page 3: Supported Resolution

    CONFIDENTIAL Table of Signals Supported Supported resolution • When the screen mode is NORMAL, each signal is converted to a 768 dots 768 lines signal. (Except for * • When the screen mode is FULL, each signal is converted to a 1024 dots 768 lines signal. Computer input signals supported by this system Sync Polarity Presence...
  • Page 4 CONFIDENTIAL *1 Only when using a graphic accelerator board that is capable of displaying 852 480. *2 Display only 640 lines with the screen center of the vertical orientation located at the center. *3 The picture is displayed in the original resolution. The picture will be compressed for other signals. *4 Aspect ratio is 5:4.
  • Page 5: Operation Manual

    CONFIDENTIAL Operation Manual (Enhanced split screen Model) For the specifications of your plasma monitor, refer to “Model Information”. ENGLISH DEUTSCH FRANÇAIS ESPAÑOL ITALIANO У...
  • Page 6: Warnings And Safety Precaution

    CONFIDENTIAL Important Information Precautions 7. Do not attempt to service or repair the unit. The manufacturer is not liable for any bodily harm or damage caused if unqualified Please read this manual carefully before using your plasma monitor persons attempt service or open the back cover. Refer all service and keep the manual handy for future reference.
  • Page 7: Contents Of The Package

    CONFIDENTIAL Contents Installation ............ E-4 Setting the Input Skip ..........E-22 Ventilation Requirements for enclosure mounting ..E-4 Resetting to the default values ........ E-22 Option2 Settings Menu ......... E-23 How to use the safety metal fittings and the screws for safety metal fittings ..........
  • Page 8: Installation

    CONFIDENTIAL 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 9: Creating A Video Wall

    CONFIDENTIAL 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 10: Caution On When The Plasma Monitor Is Installed Vertically

    OPTION1 • Rotate 90° clockwise as seen from the front when installing. BNC INPUT D-SUB INPUT RGB SELECT AUTO • After installing, check with the NEC logo mark as seen HD SELECT 1080B INPUT SKIP ALL RESET from the front.
  • Page 11: Part Names And Function

    CONFIDENTIAL 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 12 CONFIDENTIAL Rear View/ Terminal Board A AC IN H RGB3 (DVI 24pin) Connect the included power cord here. Connect a digital signal (TMDS) from a source with a DVI output. B EXT SPEAKER L and R This input can be set for use with an RGB/PC3 (see Connect speakers (optional) here.
  • Page 13: Remote Control

    CONFIDENTIAL u EXIT Remote Control Press this button to exit the OSM controls in the main menu. Press this button during the display of the sub menu to return to the previous menu. i POINTER Press this button to display the pointer. o ZOOM (+ /–) Enlarges or reduces the image.
  • Page 14: Basic Operations

    CONFIDENTIAL 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 15: Wide Operations

    CONFIDENTIAL 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 Press the WIDE button again.
  • Page 16: Wide Screen Operation With Computer Signals

    CONFIDENTIAL Wide Screen Operation with FULL size screen Computer Signals Switch to the wide screen mode to expand the 4 : 3 image to fill the entire screen. 1. Press the WIDE button on the remote control. 2. Within 3 seconds ... The image is expanded in the horizontal and vertical Press the WIDE button again.
  • Page 17: Split Screen Operations

    CONFIDENTIAL SPLIT SCREEN Operations Showing a couple of pictures on the Operations in the Side-by-side mode screen at the same time To change the picture size, press the cursor button. * An RGB-input picture may not be displayed in these modes, depending on the input signal specifications.
  • Page 18 CONFIDENTIAL Operations in the Picture-in-picture mode Selecting the input signals to be displayed 1. Press the SELECT/FREEZE button to make the desired To move the position of the sub screen, press the cursor picture active. button. 2. Press the RGB/PC, VIDEO, or DVD/HD button. Each press of the button changes the selection of the input button signal.
  • Page 19: Menu Operations

    CONFIDENTIAL 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 20: Menu Tree

    CONFIDENTIAL 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 21: Restoring The Factory Default Settings

  • Page 22: Picture Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL 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 23 CONFIDENTIAL 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.
  • Page 24: Audio Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL 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 25: Option1 Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL 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, component or SCART1,2. This sets the position of the menu, the display format Example: Set the BNC INPUT mode to “COMP.” (horizontal or vertical) etc.
  • Page 26 CONFIDENTIAL Setting the Input Skip Information When this is ON, signals which are not present will be RGB SELECT modes skipped over and only pictures whose signals are being One of these 7 modes must be selected in order to transmitted will be displayed.
  • Page 27: Cinema Mode

    CONFIDENTIAL 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 28 CONFIDENTIAL 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 29: Soft Focus

    CONFIDENTIAL 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.
  • Page 30: Present Time

    CONFIDENTIAL Option3 Settings Menu Information Using the timer S1/S2 settings This function sets the monitor to turn ON/OFF AUTO: Adjusts the screen size automatically according automatically at a set time. to the S1/S2 video signal. Set “ADVANCED OSM” to “ON” in the main menu (1/ OFF: Turns the S1/S2 function off.
  • Page 31 CONFIDENTIAL PROGRAM TIMER • Use the buttons to select “MULTI MODE”, then use the buttons to choose from This sets the day and time at which the power will be “SINGLE”, “SIDE BY SIDE1~3” and “PICTURE switched ON/OFF as well as the input mode. IN PICTURE (BOTTOM LEFT~TOP LEFT)”.
  • Page 32 CONFIDENTIAL 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 33 CONFIDENTIAL 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 34: Disp. Mode

    CONFIDENTIAL 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 35: Repeat Timer

    CONFIDENTIAL 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.
  • Page 36: Option4 Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Option4 Settings Menu ZOOM NAV settings OFF: Will not show the entire image on the sub screen. Erasing the sub screen image when there is S BY S: Will show the entire image on the sub screen no input signal of side-by-side mode.
  • Page 37: Advanced Osm Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Side-by-Side Picture-in-Picture Advanced OSM Settings Menu Setting the menu mode RGB/PC1 RGB/PC1 This allows you to access full menu items. When P. ON DELAY or PLE LINK is ON, this won’t be turned OFF. Example: Setting “ON” SELECT/ SELECT/ FREEZE On “ADVANCED OSM”...
  • Page 38: Color System Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Color System Settings Menu Setting the video signal format Use these operations to set the color systems of composite video signals or Y/C input signals. Example: Setting the color system to “3.58 NTSC” On the MAIN MENU, select “COLOR SYSTEM”, then press the MENU/ENTER button.
  • Page 39: External Control

    CONFIDENTIAL 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 40: Troubleshooting

    CONFIDENTIAL 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.

This manual is also suitable for:

Plasmasync 42xm3Plasmasync px-42xm3g

Table of Contents