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Portable Projector
UM330X/UM280X/
UM330W/UM280W
User's Manual
The UM280X and UM280W are not distributed in North America.
Model No.
NP-UM330X, NP-UM280X, NP-UM330W, NP-UM280W

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  • Page 1 Portable Projector UM330X/UM280X/ UM330W/UM280W User’s Manual The UM280X and UM280W are not distributed in North America. Model No. NP-UM330X, NP-UM280X, NP-UM330W, NP-UM280W...
  • Page 2 (3) Great care has been taken in the preparation of this user’s 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.
  • Page 3: Important Information

    Important Information Safety Cautions Precautions Please read this manual carefully before using your NEC 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 easily accessible.
  • Page 4: Important Safeguards

    The Federal Communications Commission does not allow any modifications or changes to the unit EXCEPT those specified by NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc. in this manual. Failure to comply with this government regu- lation 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.
  • Page 5 Important Information WARNING • Do not place any objects, which are easily affected by heat, in front of the projection window. Doing so could lead to the object melting from the heat that is emitted from the light output. Place the projector in a horizontal position The tilt angle of the projector should not exceed 10 degrees, nor should the projector be installed in any way other than the desktop and ceiling mount, otherwise lamp life could decrease dramatically.
  • Page 6 Important Information - Do not bend or tug the power cord excessively. - Do not place the power cord under the projector, or any heavy object. - Do not cover the power cord with other soft materials such as rugs. - Do not heat the power cord.
  • Page 7: Lamp Replacement

    Important Information Note for US Residents The lamp in this product contains mercury. Please dispose according to Local, State or Federal Laws. Lamp Replacement • Use the specified lamp for safety and performance. • To replace the lamp, follow all instructions provided on page 120. •...
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Important Information ....................i 1. Introduction ......................1 1 What’s in the Box? ......................1  Introduction to the Projector ..................2 Features you’ll enjoy: ....................2 About this user’s manual ..................3  Part Names of the Projector ..................4 Top and Screen Side of Projector ................
  • Page 9 Table of Contents Using Eco Mode [ECO MODE] ................29 Checking Energy-Saving Effect [CARBON METER] ..........30  Preventing the Unauthorized Use of the Projector [SECURITY] ......... 31  Using the Computer Cable (VGA) to Operate the Projector (Virtual Remote Tool) ..34 ...
  • Page 10 Table of Contents  Menu Descriptions & Functions [INFO.] ..............99 [USAGE TIME] ....................... 99 [SOURCE]......................100 [WIRED LAN] ....................... 100 [WIRELESS LAN] ....................100 [VERSION] ......................101 [OTHERS] ......................101  Menu Descriptions & Functions [RESET] ..............102 Returning to Factory Default [RESET] ..............102 6.
  • Page 11: Introduction

    (EU: 7N080027) For North America only Limited warranty For customers in Europe: You will find our current valid Guarantee Policy on our Web NEC Projector CD-ROM Site: User’s manual (PDF) and the utility www.nec-display-solutions.com software (7N951861) • Important Infomation (For North...
  • Page 12: Introduction To The Projector

    1. Introduction  Introduction to the Projector This section introduces you to your new projector and describes the features and controls. Features you’ll enjoy: • Ultra short throw distances Ultra short focal lenses provide for a larger image using a shorter throw distance when compared to a typical projector lens.
  • Page 13: About This User's Manual

    Software programs (User Supportware) contained in the supplied CD-ROM The supplied NEC Projector includes four programs: Virtual Remote Tool, Image Express Utility Lite (for Windows/ Mac OS), PC Control Utility Pro 4 (for Windows)/5 (for Mac OS), and Viewer PPT Converter 3.0.
  • Page 14: Part Names Of The Projector

    1. Introduction  Part Names of the Projector Top and Screen Side of Projector Projection Window Intake Vent/Filter (→ page 116, 123) Security chain opening Monaural Speaker (16 W) Attach an anti-theft device. The security chain opening accepts security wires or chains up to 0.18 inch/4.6 mm in diameter.
  • Page 15: Removing And Attaching The Cable Cover

    1. Introduction Removing and Attaching the Cable Cover After finishing connections, attach the supplied cable cover to properly hide the cables. CAUTION: • Be sure to tighten the screws after attaching the cable cover. Failure to do so may cause the cable cover to come off and fall, resulting in injury or damage to the cable cover.
  • Page 16 1. Introduction Attaching the cable cover 1. Align four tabs of the cable cover with grooves of the pro- jector and push the cable cover until you click it. NOTE: • Be careful not to get cables caught in between the cable cover and the projector.
  • Page 17: Top Features

    1. Introduction Top Features 1, 2 (POWER) Button (→ page 16, 26) 2. POWER Indicator (→ page 15, 16, 26, 126) 3. STATUS Indicator (→ page 126) 4. LAMP Indicator (→ page 120, 126) 5. ECO Button (→ page 29) 6.
  • Page 18: Terminal Panel Features

    1. Introduction Terminal Panel Features 1. COMPUTER IN/ Component Input Connector (Mini D-Sub 15 Pin) (→ page 106, 110) 2. COMPUTER AUDIO IN Mini Jack (Stereo Mini) (→ page 106, 110) 3. HDMI 1 IN Connector (Type A) (→ page 106, 111) 4.
  • Page 19: Part Names Of The Remote Control

    1. Introduction  Part Names of the Remote Control 11. VIEWER Button (→ page 18, 62) 12. NETWORK Button (→ page 18) 13. USB DISPLAY Button (→ page 18) 14. ID SET Button (→ page 91) 15. Numeric Keypad Button/CLEAR Button (→...
  • Page 20: Battery Installation

    1. Introduction Battery Installation Press firmly and slide the battery Install new batteries (AAA). Ensure Slip the cover back over the bat- cover off. that you have the batteries’ polarity teries until it snaps into place. Do (+/−) aligned correctly. not mix different types of batteries or new and old batteries.
  • Page 21: Operating Environment For Software Included On Cd-rom

    USB memory device is inserted into the projector. (→ page 70) NOTE: • Image Express Utility Lite does not support “Meeting Mode” in Image Express Utility 2.0 included with our other models. Download service For the update information about these software programs, visit our website: URL: http://www.nec-display.com/dl/en/index.html...
  • Page 22: Operating Environment

    1. Introduction Operating Environment The following is the operating environment for Image Express Utility Lite. For the operating environment of other soft- ware program, refer to the help function of each software program. [Windows] Supported OS Windows 7 Home Basic Windows 7 Home Premium Windows 7 Professional Windows 7 Ultimate...
  • Page 23 1. Introduction [Mac] Supported OS Mac OS X v10.6, v10.7 Processor (CPU) Intel Core™ Duo processor 1.5 GHz or higher required ® Intel Core™ 2 Duo processor 1.6 GHz or higher recommended ® * PowerPC is not supported ® Memory 512 MB or higher required Network environment Wired or wireless LAN required that supports TCP/IP...
  • Page 24: Projecting An Image (basic Operation)

    2. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) This section describes how to turn on the projector and to project a picture onto the screen. 1 Flow of Projecting an Image Step 1 • Connecting your computer / Connecting the power cord (→ page 15) Step 2 •...
  • Page 25: Connecting Your Computer/connecting The Power Cord

    2. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation)  Connecting Your Computer/Connecting the Power Cord 1. Connect your computer to the projector. This section will show you a basic connection to a computer. For information about other connections, see “6. Installation and Connections” on page 106. Connect the computer cable (VGA) between the projector’s COMPUTER IN connector and the computer’s port (mini D-Sub 15 Pin).
  • Page 26: Turning On The Projector

    2. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation)  Turning on the Projector • Press the (POWER) button on the projector cabinet or the POWER ON button on the remote control. The POWER indicator will turn to blue and the projector will become ready to use. TIP: •...
  • Page 27: Note On Startup Screen (menu Language Select Screen)

    2. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) Note on Startup screen (Menu Language Select screen) When you first turn on the projector, you will get the Startup menu. This menu gives you the opportunity to select one of the 29 menu languages. To select a menu language, follow these steps: 1.
  • Page 28: Selecting A Source

    2. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation)  Selecting a Source Selecting the computer or video source NOTE: Turn on the computer or video source equipment connected to the projector. Detecting the Signal Automatically Press the SOURCE button once.The projector will search for the available input source and display it.
  • Page 29: Adjusting The Picture Size And Position

    2. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation)  Adjusting the Picture Size and Position Use the adjustable tilt foot, the zoom function or the focus ring to adjust the picture size and position. In this chapter drawings and cables are omitted for clarity. Adjusting horizontal/vertical position Adjusting the focus [Focus ring] (→...
  • Page 30: Adjusting Horizontal/vertical Position

    2. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) Adjusting horizontal/vertical position The throw distance can affect the size and the height of the projected image. Before installing the projector, decide the throw distance according to “Setting Up the Screen and the Projector” (→ page 103, 104) It is recommended to display the test pattern while adjusting the image.
  • Page 31: Adjusting The Tilt (tilt Foot)

    2. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) Adjusting the tilt (Tilt foot) Adjusting the left and right tilt. 1. Remove the spacers. Rotate the tilt foot clockwise to loosen it (left and right). • The projector can be positioned with the spacers attached. Keep the spacer.
  • Page 32: Adjusting The Size [digital Zoom]

    2. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) Adjusting the size [Digital Zoom] Use the remote control to finely adjust the size of the image. 1. Press the FOCUS/ZOOM button on the remote control. The DIGITAL ZOOM bar will be displayed. 2. Press the  or  button to finely zoom in or out. 3.
  • Page 33: Correcting Keystone Distortion Manually

    2. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation)  Correcting Keystone Distortion Manually If the screen is tilted vertically, keystone distortion becomes large. To correct keystone distortion manually, proceed with the following steps to correct keystone distortion. NOTE: • The Keystone correction can cause an image to be slightly blurred because the correction is made electronically. •...
  • Page 34: Adjusting With The Remote Control

    2. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) Adjusting with the remote control 1. Press the KEYSTONE button. The Keystone bar will be displayed. 2. Use the  or  button to correct the keystone distortion. Adjust so that the right and left sides are parallel. 3.
  • Page 35: Optimizing Computer Signal Automatically

    2. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation)  Optimizing Computer Signal Automatically Adjusting the Image Using Auto Adjust Optimizing a computer image automatically. (COMPUTER) Press the AUTO ADJ. button to optimize a computer image automatically. This adjustment may be necessary when you connect your computer for the first time. [Poor picture] [Normal picture] NOTE:...
  • Page 36: Turning Off The Projector

    2. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation)  Turning off the Projector To turn off the projector: 1. First, press the (POWER) button on the projector cabinet or the POWER OFF button on the remote con- trol. The confirmation message will be displayed. Power On Standby 2.
  • Page 37: When Moving The Projector

    2. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation)  When Moving the Projector Preparation: Make sure that the projector is turned off. 1. Remove the cable cover. (→ page 5) 2. Unplug the power cord. 3. Disconnect any other cables. • Remove the USB memory or the wireless LAN Unit if it is inserted into the projector.
  • Page 38: Convenient Features

    3. Convenient Features 1 Turning off the Image and Sound Press the AV-MUTE button to turn off the image and sound for a short period of time. Press again to restore the image and sound. The projector’s power-saving function will work 10 seconds after the im- age is turned off.
  • Page 39: Changing Eco Mode/checking Energy-saving Effect

    3. Convenient Features 2. Press the  button. The area of the magnified image will be moved 3. Press the D-ZOOM (−) button. Each time the D-ZOOM (−) button is pressed, the image is reduced. NOTE: • The image will be enlarged or reduced at the center of the screen. •...
  • Page 40: Checking Energy-saving Effect [carbon Meter]

    3. Convenient Features NOTE: • The [ECO MODE] can be changed by using the menu. Select [SETUP] → [GENERAL] → [ECO MODE]. • The lamp life remaining and lamp hours used can be checked in [USAGE TIME]. Select [INFO.] →[USAGE TIME]. •...
  • Page 41: Preventing The Unauthorized Use Of The Projector [security]

    3. Convenient Features  Preventing the Unauthorized Use of the Projector [SECURITY] A keyword can be set for your projector using the Menu to avoid operation by an unauthorized user. When a keyword is set, turning on the projector will display the Keyword input screen. Unless the correct keyword is entered, the pro- jector cannot project an image.
  • Page 42 3. Convenient Features 7. Type in the same combination of  buttons and press the ENTER button. The confirmation screen will be displayed. 8. Select [YES] and press the ENTER button. The SECURITY function has been enabled. To turn on the projector when [SECURITY] is enabled: 1.
  • Page 43 3. Convenient Features To disable the SECURITY function: 1. Press the MENU button. The menu will be displayed. 2. Select [SETUP] → [INSTALLATION] → [SECURITY] and press the ENTER button. The OFF/ON menu will be displayed. 3. Select [OFF] and press the ENTER button. The SECURITY KEYWORD screen will be displayed.
  • Page 44: Using The Computer Cable (vga) To Operate The Projector (virtual Remote Tool)

     Using the Computer Cable (VGA) to Operate the Projector (Virtual Remote Tool) Using the utility software “Virtual Remote Tool” included on the companion NEC Projector CD-ROM, Virtual Remote screen (or toolbar) can be displayed on your computer screen. This will help you perform operations such as projector’s power on or off and signal selection via the computer cable (VGA), serial cable, or LAN connection.
  • Page 45 Windows XP). • Exit all running programs before installing Virtual Remote Tool. If another program is running, the installation may not be com- pleted. 1 Insert the accompanying NEC Projector CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. The menu window will be displayed.
  • Page 46 3. Convenient Features TIP: If the menu window will not be displayed, try the following procedure. For Windows 7 1. Click “start” on Windows. 2. Click “All Programs” → “Accessories” → “Run”. 3. Type your CD-ROM drive name (example: “Q:\”) and “LAUNCHER.EXE” in “Name”. (example: Q:\ LAUNCHER.EXE) 4.
  • Page 47 3. Convenient Features TIP: Uninstalling Virtual Remote Tool Preparation: Exit Virtual Remote Tool before uninstalling. To uninstall Virtual Remote Tool, the Windows user account must have “Administrator” privilege (Windows 7 and Windows Vista) or “Computer Administrator” privilege (Windows XP). • For Windows 7/Windows Vista 1 Click “Start”...
  • Page 48 Windows Desktop. Start from the Start menu • Click [Start] → [All Programs] or [Programs] → [NEC Projector User Supportware] → [Virtual Remote Tool] → [Virtual Remote Tool]. When Virtual Remote Tool starts for the first time, “Easy Setup” window will be displayed.
  • Page 49 The Help screen will be displayed. • Displaying the help file using the Start Menu. 1. Click “Start” → “All programs” or “Programs” → “NEC Projector User Supportware” → “Virtual Remote Tool” → and then “Virtual Remote Tool Help” in this order.
  • Page 50: Operating Your Computer's Mouse Functions From The Projector's Remote Control

    3. Convenient Features  Operating Your Computer’s Mouse Functions from the Projector’s Remote Control via the USB Cable (Remote Mouse Function) The built-in remote mouse function enables you to operate your computer’s mouse functions from the supplied remote control when the projector is connected to a computer via a commercially available USB cable (compatible with USB 2.0 specifications).
  • Page 51: (usb Display)

    • To make USB DISPLAY available on Windows XP, the Windows user account must have “Administrator” privilege. • USB Display uses functions of Image Express Utility Lite contained on NEC Projector CD-ROM (→ page 54). Starting USB Display, however, will not install Image Express Utility Lite on your computer. This is because USB Display executes the projector’s program only.
  • Page 52 3. Convenient Features 5. Operate the control window. (Source) ����� Selects an input source of the projector� (Picture) ���� Turns on or off AV-MUTE (Picture mute), and turns on or off FREEZE (Freeze a picture)� (Sound) ����� Turns on or off AV-MUTE (Sound mute), play the sound and turns up or down the volume� (Others) �����...
  • Page 53: Controlling The Projector By Using An Http Browser

    • Start the Web browser on the computer via the network connected to the projector and enter the following URL : http://<the projector’s IP address> /index.html • Use Image Express Utility Lite contained on the supplied NEC Projector CD-ROM. TIP: The factory setting IP address is [DHCP ON]. NOTE: •...
  • Page 54: Handling Of The Address For Operation Via A Browser

    IP address of the projector has been set in the “HOSTS” file of the computer being used. Example 1: When the host name of the projector has been set to “pj.nec.co.jp”, access is gained to the network setting by specifying http://pj.nec.co.jp/index.html...
  • Page 55 3. Convenient Features PICTURE: Controls the video adjustment of the projector. BRIGHTNESS  ���� Increases the brightness adjustment value� BRIGHTNESS  ���� Decreases the brightness adjustment value� CONTRAST  �������� Increases the contrast adjustment value� CONTRAST  �������� Decreases the contrast adjustment value� COLOR ...
  • Page 56: Network Settings

    3. Convenient Features NETWORK SETTINGS • SETTINGS WIRED or WIRELESS SETTING Set for wired LAN or for wireless LAN. APPLY Apply your settings to wired LAN or wireless LAN. DHCP ON Automatically assign IP address, subnet mask, and gateway to the projector from your DHCP server.
  • Page 57 3. Convenient Features NETWORK TYPE Select communication method when using wireless LAN. INFRASTRUCTURE: Select this option when communicating with one or more equip- ment connected to the wireless LAN network via a wireless access point. AD HOC: Select this option when using the wireless LAN to directly communicate with a computer in peer-to-peer mode.
  • Page 58 Sample of a message to be sent from the projector: The lamp and filters are at the end of its usable life. Please replace the lamp and filters. Projector Name: NEC Projector Lamp Hours Used: 100 [H] SENDER’S ADDRESS Enter sender’s address.
  • Page 59 3. Convenient Features • ROOMVIEW for managing from the computer. DISABLE Disables ROOMVIEW. ENABLE Enables ROOMVIEW. • CRESTRON CONTROL for managing from the controller. DISABLE Disables CRESTRON CONTROL. ENABLE Enables CRESTRON CONTROL. IP ADDRESS Set your IP address of CRESTRON SERVER. IP ID Set your IP ID of CRESTRON SERVER.
  • Page 60: Controlling The Projector Over A Lan (pc Control Utility Pro 4/pro 5)

     Controlling the Projector over a LAN (PC Control Utility Pro 4/ Pro 5) Using the utility software “PC Control Utility Pro 4” and “PC Control Utility Pro 5” included on the companion NEC Projector CD-ROM, the projector can be controlled from a computer over a LAN.
  • Page 61 3. Convenient Features TIP: If the menu window will not be displayed, try the following procedure. For Windows 7: 1. Click “start” on Windows. 2. Click “All Programs” → “Accessories” → “Run”. 3. Type your CD-ROM drive name (example: “Q:\”) and “LAUNCHER.EXE” in “Name”. (example: Q:\ LAUNCHER.EXE) 4.
  • Page 62 Wireless LAN (Optional: NP02LM series)” (→ page 113) and “9. Controlling the Projector by Using an HTTP Browser” (→ page 43) Step 3: Start PC Control Utility Pro 4 Click “Start” → “All programs” or “Programs” → “NEC Projector User Supportware” → “PC Control Utility Pro 4” → “PC Control Utility Pro 4”. NOTE: •...
  • Page 63 Using on Mac OS Step 1: Install PC Control Utility Pro 5 on the computer 1. Insert the accompanying NEC Projector CD-ROM in your Mac CD-ROM drive. The CD-ROM icon will be displayed on the desktop. 2. Double-click the CD-ROM icon.
  • Page 64: Projecting Your Computer's Screen Image From The Projector Over A Lan

    Projector over a LAN (Image Express Utility Lite) Using Image Express Utility Lite contained on the supplied NEC Projector CD-ROM allows you to send the computer’s screen image to the projector over a USB cable or a wired or wireless LAN.
  • Page 65 HTTP Browser” (→ page 43) Step 3: Start Image Express Utility Lite. 1. On Windows, click “Start” → “All programs” → “NEC Projector UserSupportware” → “Image Express Utility Lite” → “Image Express Utility Lite”. Image Express Utility Lite will start.
  • Page 66 The Help screen will be displayed. • Displaying the help file using the Start Menu. Click “Start” → “All programs” or “Programs” → “NEC Projector User Supportware” → “Image Express Utility Lite” → “Image Express Utility Lite Help”. The Help screen will be displayed.
  • Page 67: Starting Image Express Utility Lite From A Usb Memory Or Sd Card

    1. Copy Image Express Utility Lite to removable media. Copy all the folders and files (total size approx. 6MB) from the “IEU_Lite (removable-media)” folder in the supplied NEC Projector CD-ROM to the root directory of your removable media. 2. Insert your removable media into your computer.
  • Page 68 Using on Mac OS Step 1: Install Image Express Utility Lite for Mac OS on the computer 1. Insert the accompanying NEC Projector CD-ROM in your Mac CD-ROM drive. The CD-ROM icon will be displayed on the desktop. 2. Double-click the CD-ROM icon.
  • Page 69: Projecting An Image From An Angle

    3. Convenient Features  Projecting an Image from an Angle (Geometric Correction Tool in Image Express Utility Lite) The Geometric Correction Tool (GCT) function allows you to correct distortion of images projected even from an angle. What you can do with GCT •...
  • Page 70 3. Convenient Features 3. Use the mouse to click the [ • ] mark of which corner you wish to move. The currently selected [ • ] mark will turn red. (In the above example, Windows screens are omitted for clarification.) 4.
  • Page 71: Connecting Your Microphone

    3. Convenient Features  Connecting Your Microphone Connecting a commercially available dynamic microphone to the MIC input jack allows you to output your mic sound from the built-in speaker. Sound from COMPUTER, VIDEO, S-VIDEO, and HDMI audio inputs will be heard from the speaker with your micro- phone voice.
  • Page 72: Using The Viewer

    4. Using the Viewer ❶ What you can do with the Viewer The Viewer has the following features. • When a commercially available USB memory that stores image files is inserted into the USB port (Type A) of the projector, the Viewer allows you to view the image files on the USB memory. Even if no computer is available, presentations can be conducted simply with the projector.
  • Page 73 4. Using the Viewer NOTE • The USB port of the projector does not support USB hub. • The following operations by using the buttons on the projector are not possible when the VIEWER screen such as the slide screen and the thumbnail screen is displayed.
  • Page 74: ❷ Projecting Images Stored In A Usb Memory Device

    4. Using the Viewer ❷ Projecting images stored in a USB memory device This section explains the basic operation of the Viewer. The explanation provides the operational procedure when the Viewer toolbar (→ page 68) is set to the factory de- fault.
  • Page 75 4. Using the Viewer 4. Press the ENTER button. The thumbnail screen will be displayed. (→ page 67) 5. Use the ▲▼◀ or ▶ button to select an icon. • The → (arrow) symbol on the right indicates there are more pages.
  • Page 76: Exiting The Viewer

    4. Using the Viewer Removing the USB memory from the projector 1. Select the VIEWER start screen. Press the EXIT button with no menu displayed. 2. Remove the USB memory from the projector. Make sure that the LED on the USB memory is not flashing before removing the USB memory.
  • Page 77 4. Using the Viewer Parts of each screen The Viewer has four screens. (1) Viewer start screen (3) Thumbnail screen (9) Slide screen/ (11) Slideshow screen (10) (12) Name Description (1) Viewer start screen This screen will be displayed first when you select the Viewer. (2) USB icon This icon indicates that the USB memory is inserted into the projector.
  • Page 78: Using The Toolbar

    4. Using the Viewer Using the toolbar 1. Press the MENU button. The toolbar will be displayed. The SOURCE screen will be displayed as Viewer connection screen. 2. Use the ◀ or ▶ button to select an item and use the ▲ or ▼ button to select its available option. When the cursor is placed, the selected item will be changed to yellow.
  • Page 79 4. Using the Viewer Slide toolbar Menu Options Description (1) Display Closes the menu and switches to the slide screen. Closes the menu and displays the thumbnail screen. Closes the menu and starts the slideshow from the highlighted item. (2) Image Closes the menu and displays the image in its actual size.
  • Page 80: Converting Powerpoint Files To Slides (viewer Ppt Converter 3.0)

     Converting PowerPoint files to Slides (Viewer PPT Converter 3.0) Using Viewer PPT Converter 3.0 contained on the supplied NEC Projector CD-ROM allows you to convert Power- Point files into JPEG files. Converted JPEG files can be saved to a USB memory. When the USB memory inserted into the projector, these JPEG files can be displayed with the viewer function of the projector without connecting a computer.
  • Page 81 When Viewer PPT Converter 3.0 has been installed, once start Viewer PPT Converter 3.0 once with the privilege used for installation. Then exit from Viewer PPT Converter 3.0 without doing anything. • Starting Click Window’s [Start] → [All Programs] → [NEC Projector User Supportware] → [Viewer PPT Converter 3.0] → [Viewer PPT Converter 3.0], in that order. NOTE: When installing Viewer PPT Converter 3.0 onto a personal computer that has PowerPoint installed, Viewer PPT Converter 3.0 is...
  • Page 82 Converting PowerPoint files and saving them to a USB memory 1. Insert the USB memory into the USB port of the computer. 2. On Windows, click “Start” → “All programs” → “NEC Projector UserSupportware” → “Viewer PPT Converter 3.0” → “Viewer PPT Converter 3.0”.
  • Page 83: Using On-screen Menu

    5. Using On-Screen Menu 1 Using the Menus NOTE: The on-screen menu may not be displayed correctly while interlaced motion video image is projected. 1. Press the MENU button on the remote control or the projector cabinet to display the menu. NOTE: The commands such as ENTER, EXIT, , ...
  • Page 84: Menu Elements

    5. Using On-Screen Menu  Menu Elements Slide bar Solid triangle Available buttons Source Highlight Radio button Wireless symbol ECO mode symbol Off Timer remaining High Altitude symbol time Thermometer symbol Key Lock symbol Menu windows or dialog boxes typically have the following elements: Highlight �����������������������������Indicates the selected menu or item�...
  • Page 85: List Of Menu Items

    5. Using On-Screen Menu  List of Menu Items Some menu items are not available depending on the input source. Menu Item Default Options COMPUTER HDMI1 HDMI2 VIDEO SOURCE S-VIDEO VIEWER NETWORK USB DISPLAY PRESET 1–7 GENERAL HIGH-BRIGHT, PRESENTATION, VIDEO, MOVIE, GRAPHIC, REFERENCE sRGB, DICOM SIM.
  • Page 86 5. Using On-Screen Menu Menu Item Default Options COLOR SELECT COLOR COLOR, MONOCHROME SOURCE DISPLAY OFF, ON ID DISPLAY OFF, ON ECO MESSAGE OFF, ON DISPLAY TIME AUTO 45 SEC MANUAL, AUTO 5 SEC, AUTO 15 SEC, AUTO 45 SEC MENU BACKGROUND BLUE...
  • Page 87 5. Using On-Screen Menu Menu Item Default Options IP ADDRESS SUBNET MASK GATEWAY MAC ADDRESS WIRELESS LAN SSID NETWORK TYPE WEP/WPA CHANNEL INFO. SIGNAL LEVEL FIRMWARE VERSION DATA PROJECTOR NAME MODEL NO. SERIAL NUMBER OTHERS LAN UNIT TYPE CONTROL ID (when [CONTROL ID] is set) CURRENT SIGNAL ALL DATA...
  • Page 88: Menu Descriptions & Functions [source]

    5. Using On-Screen Menu  Menu Descriptions & Functions [SOURCE] COMPUTER Selects the computer connected to your COMPUTER input connector signal. NOTE: When the component input signal is connected to the COMPUTER IN connector, select [COMPUTER]. HDMI1 and 2 Selects the HDMI compatible equipment connected to your HDMI1 or 2 IN connector. VIDEO Selects what is connected to your VIDEO input-VCR, DVD player or document camera.
  • Page 89: Menu Descriptions & Functions [adjust]

    5. Using On-Screen Menu  Menu Descriptions & Functions [ADJUST] [PICTURE] [PRESET] This function allows you to select optimized settings for your projected image. You can adjust neutral tint for yellow, cyan or magenta. There are seven factory presets optimized for various types of images. You can also use [DETAIL SETTINGS] to set user adjustable settings to customize each gamma or color.
  • Page 90 5. Using On-Screen Menu [GENERAL] Storing Your Customized Settings [REFERENCE] This function allows you to store your customized settings in [PRESET 1] to [PRESET 7]. First, select a base preset mode from [REFERENCE], then set [GAMMA CORRECTION] and [COLOR TEMPERA- TURE].
  • Page 91 5. Using On-Screen Menu Enhancing the Color [COLOR ENHANCEMENT] This function allows you to enhance the color of image. OFF ������������������������ Does not enhance the color ON ������������������������� Enhances the color� NOTE: This function is available only when [PRESENTATION] is selected [REFERENCE]. Adjusting White Balance [WHITE BALANCE] This allows you to adjust the white balance.
  • Page 92: [image Options]

    5. 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 fine 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�...
  • Page 93 5. Using On-Screen Menu Adjusting Horizontal/Vertical Position [HORIZONTAL/VERTICAL] Adjusts the image location horizontally and vertically. NOTE: The [HORIZONTAL] and [VERTICAL] items are not available for VIDEO, S-VIDEO, HDMI, VIEWER, NETWORK, and USB DISPLAY. - An image can be distorted during the adjustment of [CLOCK] and [PHASE]. This is not malfunction. - The adjustments for [CLOCK], [PHASE], [HORIZONTAL], and [VERTICAL] will be stored in memory for the current signal.
  • Page 94 5. Using On-Screen Menu Selecting Aspect Ratio [ASPECT RATIO] The term “aspect ratio” refers to the ratio of width to height of a projected image. The projector automatically determines the incoming signal and displays it in its appropriate aspect ratio. •...
  • Page 95 5. Using On-Screen Menu Sample image when the appropriate aspect ratio is automatically determined UM330X/UM280X [Computer signal] Aspect ratio of incoming signal 16:9 15:9 16:10 Sample image when the appro- priate aspect ratio is automati- cally determined [Video signal] Aspect ratio of incoming signal Letterbox Squeeze Sample image when the as-...
  • Page 96: Menu Descriptions & Functions [setup]

    5. Using On-Screen Menu  Menu Descriptions & Functions [SETUP] [GENERAL] Using Digital Zoom [DIGITAL ZOOM] This feature allows you to electronically fine adjust the image size on the screen. TIP: To adjust the projected image size roughly, move the projector away or closer to the screen. To fine adjust the zoom, use the [DIGITAL ZOOM] function.
  • Page 97 5. 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. NOTE: Selecting [WHITEBOARD] reduces lamp brightness. Setting Eco Mode [ECO MODE] The ECO MODE increases lamp life, while lowering power consumption and cutting down on CO emissions.
  • Page 98: [menu]

    5. 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 ����������������...
  • Page 99 5. Using On-Screen Menu Turning ON/OFF Control ID [ID DISPLAY] ID DISPLAY ����������� This option turns on or off the ID number which is displayed when the ID SET button on the remote control is pressed� Turning On / Off Eco Message [ECO MESSAGE] This option turns on or off the following messages when the projector is turned on.
  • Page 100: [installation]

    5. Using On-Screen Menu [INSTALLATION] Selecting Projector Orientation [ORIENTATION] This reorients your image for your type of projection. The options are: desktop front projection, ceiling rear projection, desktop rear projection, and ceiling front projection. DESKTOP FRONT CEILING REAR DESKTOP REAR CEILING FRONT Disabling the Cabinet Buttons [CONTROL PANEL LOCK] This option turns on or off the CONTROL PANEL LOCK function.
  • Page 101 5. Using On-Screen Menu Selecting Communication Speed [COMMUNICATION SPEED] This feature sets the baud rate of the PC Control port (D-Sub 9P). 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 equip- ment, a lower baud rate may be recommended for long cable runs).
  • Page 102: [options(1)]

    5. Using On-Screen Menu Using Test Pattern [TEST PATTERN] Displays the test pattern to check for image distortion at the time of the projector setup. Press the ENTER button to display the test pattern; press the EXIT button to close the test pattern and return to the menu. Menu operation and keystone correction are not possible when the test pattern is displayed.
  • Page 103 5. Using On-Screen Menu Selecting Signal Format [SIGNAL SELECT] [COMPUTER] Allows you to choose [COMPUTER] for an RGB source such as a computer, or [COMPONENT] for a component video source such as a DVD player. Normally select [RGB/COMPONENT] and the projector automatically detects a component signal.
  • Page 104: [options(2)]

    5. Using On-Screen Menu [OPTIONS(2)] Selecting Power-saving in [STANDBY MODE] The projector has two standby modes: [NORMAL] and [POWER-SAVING]. The POWER-SAVING mode is the mode that allows you to put the projector in the power-saving condition which consumes less power than the NORMAL mode. The projector is preset for NORMAL mode at the factory. NORMAL ����������������...
  • Page 105 5. Using On-Screen Menu Turning On the Projector By Applying Computer Signal [AUTO POWER ON(COMP.)] When the projector is in Standby mode, applying a computer signal from a computer connected to the COMPUTER IN input will power on the projector and simultaneously project the computer’s image. This functionality eliminates the need to always use the POWER button on the remote control or the projector cabinet to power on the projector.
  • Page 106: Setting Up The Projector For A Wired Lan Connection [wired Lan]

    5. Using On-Screen Menu Setting up the Projector for a Wired LAN Connection [WIRED LAN] Important • Consult with your network administrator about these settings. • When using a wired LAN connection, connect a LAN cable (Ethernet cable) to the LAN port (RJ-45) of the projec- tor.
  • Page 107: Setting Up The Projector For A Wireless Lan Connection (with The Optional Usb Wireless Lan Unit Equipped) [wirless Lan]

    [EASY CONNECTION] Select [EASY CONNECTION] to execute a wireless LAN easily using Image Express Utility Lite on the supplied NEC Projector CD-ROM. [PROFILE 1] Up to two settings for the USB wireless LAN unit can be stored in memory of the projector. (→ page 46)
  • Page 108 Express Utility Lite and connecting the PC and projector via a wireless LAN. The Image Express Utility Lite is contained on the supplied NEC Projector CD-ROM. To use [EASY CONNECTION], access the HTTP server function to display the web browser (→ page 43) and select [NETWORK SETTINGS] →...
  • Page 109: Menu Descriptions & Functions [info.]

    5. Using On-Screen Menu  Menu Descriptions & Functions [INFO.] Displays the status of the current signal and lamp usage. This item has six pages. The information included is as follows: TIP: Pressing the HELP button on the remote control will show the [INFO.] menu items. [USAGE TIME] [LAMP LIFE REMAINING] (%)* [LAMP HOURS USED] (H)
  • Page 110: [source]

    5. Using On-Screen Menu [SOURCE] [SOURCE NAME] [SOURCE INDEX] [HORIZONTAL FREQUENCY] [VERTICAL FREQUENCY] [SIGNAL TYPE] [VIDEO TYPE] [SYNC TYPE] [SYNC POLARITY] [SCAN TYPE] [WIRED LAN] [IP ADDRESS] [SUBNET MASK] [GATEWAY] [MAC ADDRESS] [WIRELESS LAN] [IP ADDRESS] [SUBNET MASK] [GATEWAY] [MAC ADDRESS] [SSID] [NETWORK TYPE] [WEP/WPA]...
  • Page 111: [version]

    5. Using On-Screen Menu [VERSION] [FIRMWARE] Version [DATA] Version [OTHERS] [PROJECTOR NAME] [MODEL NO.] [SERIAL NUMBER] [LAN UNIT TYPE] [CONTROL ID] (when [CONTROL ID] is set)
  • Page 112: Menu Descriptions & Functions [reset]

    5. Using On-Screen Menu  Menu Descriptions & Functions [RESET] Returning to Factory Default [RESET] The RESET feature allows you to change adjustments and settings to the factory preset for a (all) source (s) except the following: [CURRENT SIGNAL] Resets the adjustments for the current signal to the factory preset levels. The items that can be reset are: [PRESET], [CONTRAST], [BRIGHTNESS], [COLOR], [HUE], [SHARPNESS], [ASPECT RATIO], [HORIZONTAL], [VERTICAL], [CLOCK], [PHASE], and [OVERSCAN].
  • Page 113: Installation And Connections

    6. Installation and Connections 1 Setting Up the Screen and the Projector [UM330X/UM280X] The further your projector is from the screen or wall, the larger the image. The minimum size the image can be is 61.5" (1562 mm) measured diagonally when the projector is 4 inches (105 mm) between the screen side of the projector and the wall or screen.
  • Page 114 6. Installation and Connections [UM330W/UM280W] The further your projector is from the screen or wall, the larger the image. The minimum size the image can be is 58" (1473 mm) measured diagonally when the projector is 4 inches (105 mm) between the screen side of the projector and the wall or screen.
  • Page 115 Contact your NEC dealer if you need a mirror * Do not attempt to install the projector yourself. system. If you’re using a mirror system and your image is inverted, use the MENU and ...
  • Page 116: Making Connections

    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.
  • Page 117 HDMI source connected to the projector it is recommended to place that signal on the HDMI 1 IN connector. NOTE: The projector is not compatible with video decoded outputs of the NEC ISS-6020 switcher. NOTE: An image may not be displayed correctly when a Video or S-Video source is played back via a commercially available scan converter.
  • Page 118: Connecting An External Monitor

    6. Installation and Connections Connecting an External Monitor Stereo mini-plug audio cable (not supplied) Computer cable (VGA) (not supplied) Stereo mini-plug audio cable (not supplied) Computer cable (VGA) (supplied) You can connect a separate, external monitor to your projector to simultaneously view on a monitor the computer analog image you’re projecting.
  • Page 119: Connecting Your Dvd Player Or Other Av Equipment

    6. Installation and Connections Connecting Your DVD Player or Other AV Equipment Connecting Video/S-Video Input S-Video cable (not supplied) Audio cable (not supplied) Video cable (not supplied) Audio equipment Audio cable (not supplied) • Select the source name for its appropriate input connector after turning on the projector. SOURCE button on the projector Input connector Button on the remote control...
  • Page 120: Connecting Component Input

    6. Installation and Connections Connecting Component Input 15-pin - to - RCA (female) × 3 cable adapter (ADP-CV1E) Stereo mini plug - to - RCA audio cable (not supplied) Audio Equipment Component video RCA × 3 cable (not supplied) DVD player Audio cable (not supplied) A component signal will be automatically displayed.
  • Page 121: Connecting Hdmi Input

    6. Installation and Connections Connecting HDMI Input You can connect the HDMI output of your DVD player, hard disk player, Blu-ray player, or notebook type PC to the HDMI IN connector of your projector. NOTE: The HDMI IN connector supports Plug & Play (DDC2B). HDMI cable (not supplied) Use High Speed HDMI Cable.
  • Page 122: Connecting To A Wired Lan

    6. Installation and Connections Connecting to a Wired LAN The projector 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 set the LAN on the projector menu. Select [SETUP] → [WIRED LAN]. (→...
  • Page 123: Connecting To A Wireless Lan (optional: Np02lm Series)

    6. Installation and Connections Connecting to a Wireless LAN (Optional: NP02LM series) The USB Wireless LAN Unit also provides a wireless LAN connection. To use a wireless LAN connection, you are required to assign an IP address to the projector. Important: •...
  • Page 124 6. Installation and Connections NOTE:When the cable cover is attached, remove it before inserting the USB Wireless LAN Unit. 1. Press the POWER button to turn off the projector and set it into standby condition, and disconnect the power cord. 2.
  • Page 125 6. Installation and Connections Example of wireless LAN connection (Network Type → Infrastructure) PC with wireless LAN PC with built-in wireless card inserted LAN function USB Wireless LAN Unit Wireless access point Wired LAN Use the HTTP server function to make the settings. (→ page 43) Example of wireless LAN connection (Network Type →...
  • Page 126: Maintenance

    7. Maintenance This section describes the simple maintenance procedures you should follow to clean the filters, the projection window, the cabinet, and to replace the lamp and the filters. 1 Cleaning the Filters The air-filter sponge keeps dust and dirt from getting inside the projector and should be frequently cleaned. If the filter is dirty or clogged, your projector may overheat.
  • Page 127 7. Maintenance 3. Remove the four filters and use a vacuum cleaner to vacuum all the dust inside and outside. Get rid of dust in the sponge filter NOTE: • Whenever you vacuum the filter, use the soft brush attachment to vacuum.
  • Page 128 7. Maintenance 6. Insert the large filter case into the projector cabinet. Make sure that the filter case is inserted in the correct orienta- tion. 7. Put the small filter case to the projector cabinet. Make sure that the filter case is inserted in the correct orienta- tion.
  • Page 129: Cleaning The Projection Window

    7. Maintenance  Cleaning the Projection Window • Turn off the projector before cleaning. • Do not scratch or mar the projection window as it is made of glass. • Use a blower or lens paper to clean the projection window, and be careful not to scratch or mar the glass sur- face.
  • Page 130: Replacing The Lamp And The Filters

    Do not touch them as the pieces of glass may cause injury. If this happens, contact your NEC dealer for lamp replacement.
  • Page 131: To Replace The Lamp

    7. Maintenance To replace the lamp: 1. Remove the lamp cover. (1)Loosen the lamp cover screw • The lamp cover screw is not removable. (2)Push and slide the lamp cover off. 2. Remove the lamp housing. (1)Loosen the two screws securing the lamp housing until the phillips screwdriver goes into a freewheeling condi- tion.
  • Page 132 7. Maintenance 3. Install a new lamp housing. (1)Insert a new lamp housing until the lamp housing is plugged into the socket. (2)Push the top center of the lamp housing to secure it. (3)Secure it in place with the two screws. •...
  • Page 133: To Replace The Filters

    7. Maintenance To replace the filters: NOTE: • Replace all four filters at the same time. • Before replacing the filters, wipe off dust and dirt from the projector cabinet. • The projector is precision equipment. Keep out dust and dirt during filter replacement. •...
  • Page 134 7. Maintenance 3. Remove the four filters and use a vacuum cleaner to vacuum all the dust inside and outside. Get rid of dust in the sponge filter NOTE: • Whenever you vacuum the filter, use the soft brush attachment to vacuum.
  • Page 135 7. Maintenance 6. Insert the large filter case into the projector cabinet. Make sure that the filter case is inserted in the correct orienta- tion. 7. Put the small filter case to the projector cabinet. Make sure that the filter case is inserted in the correct orienta- tion.
  • Page 136: Appendix

    8. Appendix 1 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 – Blinking light Blue 0�5 sec On, The projector is getting ready to turn on�...
  • Page 137: Common Problems & Solutions

    8. Appendix Common Problems & Solutions (→ “Power/Status/Lamp Indicator” on page 126.) Problem Check These Items Does not turn on • Check that the power cord is plugged in and that the power button on the projector cabinet or the remote control or shut down is on�...
  • Page 138: If There Is No Picture, Or The Picture Is Not Displayed Correctly

    “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.
  • Page 139: Specifications

    8. Appendix  Specifications This section provides technical information about projector’s performance. Optical Model Number NP-UM330X NP-UM280X NP-UM330W NP-UM280W LCD Panel 0.63 inch LCD with Micro Lens Array (Aspect 0.59 inch LCD with Micro Lens Array (Aspect Ratio 4:3) Ratio 16:10) Resolution* 1024 ×...
  • Page 140 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-display.com/global/index.html For information on our optional accessories, visit our website or see our brochure. The specifications are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 141: Cabinet Dimensions

    8. Appendix  Cabinet Dimensions Unit: mm (inch) 112 (4.4) 114 (4.5) 378 (14.9) 114 (4.5) Attachment surface of ceiling mount 43 (1.7) 163 (6.4)
  • Page 142: Pin Assignments Of D-sub Computer Input Connector

    8. Appendix  Pin Assignments of D-Sub COMPUTER Input Connector Mini D-Sub 15 Pin Connector Pin No. RGB Signal (Analog) YCbCr Signal 11 12 13 14 15 Green or Sync on Green Blue Ground Ground Signal Level Red Ground Cr Ground Video signal : 0.7Vp-p (Analog) Green Ground Y Ground...
  • Page 143: Compatible Input Signal List

    8. Appendix  Compatible Input Signal List Analog RGB HDMI Resolution Refresh Rate Resolution Refresh Rate Signal Aspect Ratio Signal Aspect Ratio ( dots ) ( Hz ) ( dots ) ( Hz ) 640 × 60/72/75/85/ 640 × iMac SVGA 800 ×...
  • Page 144: Pc Control Codes And Cable Connection

    8. Appendix  PC Control Codes and Cable Connection PC Control Codes Function Code Data POWER ON POWER OFF INPUT SELECT COMPUTER INPUT SELECT HDMI1 INPUT SELECT HDMI2 INPUT SELECT VIDEO INPUT SELECT S-VIDEO INPUT SELECT VIEWER INPUT SELECT NETWORK INPUT SELECT USB DISPLAY PICTURE MUTE ON PICTURE MUTE OFF...
  • Page 145: Troubleshooting Check List

    8. Appendix  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 problem more efficiently.
  • Page 146 Refresh rate: Video adapter: Other: Projector DVD player Video equipment VCR, DVD player, Video camera, Video game or other Signal cable Manufacturer: NEC standard or other manufacturer’s cable? Model number: Length: inch/m Model number: Distribution amplifier Model number: Switcher Model number:...
  • Page 147: Tco Certification

    (on the bottom of the product). To see a list of our TCO certified projectors and their TCO Certification (in English only), visit our website at http://www.nec-display.com/ap/en_projector/tco/index.html The TCO certification, designed by TCO Development, is an international environmental and ergonomics standard for IT equipment.
  • Page 148: Register Your Projector

    Visit our web site at www.necdisplay.com, click on support center/register product and submit your completed form online. Upon receipt, we will send a confirmation letter with all the details you will need to take advantage of fast, reliable warranty and service programs from the industry leader, NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc.
  • Page 149 © NEC Display Solutions, Ltd. 2012 7N951861...

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