CHAPTER 7. MVP MANUAL MVP MANUAL 1. INTRODUCTION The multi video processor (hereafter referred to as MVP below) is equipped with a serial interface conforming to RS-232C standards which can be connected to computers. This manual is required when connecting the MVP to the external computer and controlling adjustments and performance.
MVP MANUAL 2. CONNECTION WITH MVP EXTERNAL COMPUTER • Refer to Chapter 4.(P.105) “External Control by MPJ RS-232C” for how to adjust the MPJ. ¶ Use a RS-232C straight cable. ¶ Refer to the following diagram for connections. ¶ MVP RS-232C Settings Baud rate : 2400, 4800 , 9600, 19200 Bit number : 7, 8...
MVP MANUAL 3. INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING A COMPUTER AS A TERMINAL <When the IBM-PC/AT is used> ¶ Use commercially available communications software. ¶ Use PC-DOS internal commands (TYPE, COPY, etc.) Pay attention to use because only one-way transmission of data is possible in this case. <With the PC-9800 series>...
MVP MANUAL 4. OPERATING MODES 1. Normal mode : This mode is set when the power and reset switches are pressed. This makes the panel switch effective and sets the performance mode according to the switch settings. 2. Operation mode : Mode which enables MVP from the external computer. This mode is set when the ! command is transmitted after connecting the computer.
MVP MANUAL 5. Adjustment Mode ¶ NTSC Input Board Adjustment Mode: Mode in which the adjustment commands of the NTSC input board can be executed. (Adjustment items of the output board can be executed when desired) To end the adjustment mode, input AJN. Operation mode AJYC Enables the NTSC input board to be adjusted.
MVP MANUAL 5. MVP VIDEO OUTPUT MODES ¶ The video output formats set by the mode switches are as shown in the following table. (At shipment, the mode switch value is set to “8”.) Mode switch No. Bus format Output format Sync signal frequency Dropout reduction function VBS, Y/C...
MVP MANUAL 6. ADJUSTMENT FUNCTIONS MVP enables the input and output boards to be adjusted and set by connecting the external computer. The following are items which can be set. (1) MVP settings • For adjusting the picture frame (output image position) (Coarse adjustments:Refer to &P, &Q command, fine adjustment:&G command), and correcting the joinings of the magnified screen.
MVP MANUAL 7. PICTURE FRAME ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURES Adjust the MVP picture frame as follows. (1) Connect the RS-232C cable to the MVP panel. (Refer to (P.141) “Connection with MVP external computer”.) (2) Initialize the picture frame data in RAM. ex. &L0 (Refer to &L command.) (3) Set to the magnified screen to be adjusted.
MVP MANUAL (3) To set the system back to 4-screen magnification [@ command] Input: (h=8 or 9) Explanation: • For setting the system back to 4-screen magnification after convergence adjustment, etc. • Used also when the normal 4-screen magnification output cannot be obtained due to incorrect operations, etc.
MVP MANUAL (2) To perform coarse adjustments of the picture frame [&P2, &Q2 commands] Input: &P2d , &Q2d Explanation: &P2 command: Horizontal direction &Q2 command: Vertical direction : Screen position (1 to 2) : crew start position data (&P2:000 to 1C5, &Q2:000 to 20A) Although the data is an absolute value, the relative value with the current data can also be speci- fied.
MVP MANUAL (3) To store the picture frame data [&W command] Input : &W0, &W1 Explanation : &W0 : Sets the saved values to the settings at shipment. (Load data using the &L command.) &W1 : Saves the value adjusted. •...
MVP MANUAL 3. To switch the image input [IFF command] Input: IFFa Explanation: Switches between the V IN input 4-screen enlarged display and the OPTION input 4-screen en- larged display. a: Image input (A or C) A: OPTION input image display C: V IN input image display Example) OPTION input...
MVP MANUAL 4. To indicate the current MVP state [SYS command] Input: Explanation: The current MVP state is shown when SYS is input. (Example) RMD-V3000 Series PROGRAM Ver. 1.00A This is displayed continuously. MODE 8 DEMO 8 GEN LOCK INTERNAL MANUAL MODE L2 INPUT V.SCAN BOARD...
MVP MANUAL *6 : Display of remote and manual states REMOTE MODE : Remote state MANUAL MODE : Manual state *7 : Slot number *8 : Type of input board NTSC BOARD : NTSC input board V.SCAN BOARD : Variable scan board (option) NO BOARD : No input board is incorporated *9 : NTSC input board state...
MVP MANUAL (3) Bright compensation [BRT command] Input: BRTd Explanation: Corrects the brightness of the NTSC input board. : Compensation value 0 to F BRTd : Displays the current value and moves to the sub command mode • To execute this command, it is necessary to set the adjustment mode by AJYC. (Refer to the AJYC command.) •...
MVP MANUAL (5) Tint adjustment [TNT command] Input : TNTd Explanation: Corrects the tint of the NTSC input board. : Compensation value 0 to 255 TNT? : Help display : Displays the current value and moves to the sub command mode •...
MVP MANUAL (5) To set the output to the NTSC mode [NT command] (6) To set the output to standard RGB mode [NTR command] (7) To set the output to the double-speed RGB mode [NTD command] Input : , NTR , NTD Explanation : •...
MVP MANUAL 8. DEMO PATTERN SETTINGS AND CAUTIONS The MVP does not have an RMD-V3216 type DEMO switch, but 2x2 enlarged screen automatic display is pos- sible by reading the input selector switch (OPTION/V IN) when the power is turned on and executing the com- mand corresponding to that setting.
MVP MANUAL 9. INSTALLING AND REMOVING BOARDS <Removal procedure> For your safety 1 Remove the front panel. 2 Remove the screws fastening the board to the ¶ Be sure to turn the power off before installing removed. (Fig. C) 3 Lift the ejectors indicated with white arrows. (Fig. and removing boards.
MVP MANUAL <Board layout> Lane exclusively for control boards = L1 + Insertion lane Lane exclusively for option boards = L2 + Insertion lane Lane exclusively for input boards = L3 + Insertion lane Lane exclusively for output boards = L4 + Insertion lane Power unit Only service personnel should touch...
MVP MANUAL 10. RMD-V3020 COMMAND REFERENCE (1) Outline of the RMD-V3020 • Introduction The RMD-V3020 is an input board (hereafter referred to as VS board) which supports variable scanning for inputting images of computer (hereafter referred to as PC) to the MVP. Horizontal frequency : 24 kHz to 35 kHz Vertical frequency...
MVP MANUAL (2) VS board command rules Symbols : Command consisting of 3 alphabet letters : Basic commands : Decimals between 0 to 255 consisting of 1 to 3 digits. Can start with 0. Exceptional commands : Depends on each command. : Special data.
MVP MANUAL Exceptional commands • Model data commands : Displays the current model data table. TBLhh : Displays the hh model data table. : Displays the current model number. : Sets the hh model number. : Sets the hh model number data to the initial value. When the hh model data does not exist, “**NO DATA**”...
MVP MANUAL (3) Tracking adjustment [TRK command] Input : TRKd Explanation: • d : Compensation data 0 to 254 • Eliminates lateral vibration of displayed characters, shaking, and noises. TRK adjustment • A vertical line pattern in which the black and white lines change every dot as shown below is the ideal for adjustments.
MVP MANUAL (7) B, R clamp adjustment [BLV, RLV commands] Input : BLVd , RLVd Explanation : • d : Compensation data 0 to 254 • BLV : Adjusts the B clamp level. : Adjusts the R clamp level. • Use this command to adjust so that the white balance of the low light side of the images pro- duced by the MVP matches that of the actual images of the computer.
MVP MANUAL (10) Horizontal, vertical blanking window position adjustment [HWN, VWN commands] Input : HWNd , VWNd Explanation : • d :Compensation data 0 to 254 • HWN :Adjusts the H blanking window position. VWN :Adjusts the V blanking window position. However, the picture inside the blanking window also moves.
MVP MANUAL (12) Full dot number compensation [HFD command] Input : HFDddd Explanation : • d :Compensation data 0 to 254 • Corrects the preset sampling clock. • Vertical bit lines can be erased by executing the HFD command. • The HFD and HPS data are correlated and have limited values. Bit lines Figure: Bit Lines which can be Erased by HFD Execution (13) Freeze frame Y:ON N:OFF [FZY, FZN commands]...
MVP MANUAL (15) Vertical compression filter conversion rate input [LCV command] Input : LCVd Explanation : • d =00 to 15 (Add 0 before all numbers below 9) Vertical direction rate before conversion • d =00 to 15 (Add 0 before all numbers below 9) Vertical direction rate after conversion >...
MVP MANUAL (18) To select preset model [M command] Input : Explanation : • Refer to “VS Board Model Selection” described later for the VS board model selection. • Forcible locks the model data preset. Model data No. Discriminates the model. VGA (640 x 480) IBM-PC (EGA emulation) Macintosh 13-inch monitor mode (Standard)
MVP MANUAL (19) Model fresh [F command] Input : Explanation : • Sets back to the model data preset at shipment. Model data No. Auto VGA (640 x 480) IBM-PC (EGA emulation) Macintosh 13-inch monitor mode (Standard) Macintosh 13-inch monitor mode (RasterOps type) Macintosh 13-inch monitor mode (Power Mac) FM-R50 IBM Think Pad 230C...
MVP MANUAL (21) Model table reference [TBL command] Input : TBLh Explanation : hh model data No. (Refer to the M command for the model data No.) • Displays the data table of the model data h model. When h is omitted, displays the data table of the model connected to the VS board currently.
MVP MANUAL The relative address and data are as follows. However, relative addresses 20 to 3F are the system reservation range. Relative Relative Data Contents Data Contents ADDR ADDR Model data No. Reservation Horizontal frequency Vertical frequency NNN.NNN kHz NNN.NNN kHz (BCD 6 digits) Note 1 (BCD 6 digits)
MVP MANUAL (23) Vertical frequency input [VFQ command] Input : VFQd Explanation : • Directly changes the horizontal frequency of the model data table used for the VS board cur- rently. • Input the frequency using 6-digit decimal numbers. When data input is omitted, the vertical fre- quency on the current model data table is displayed.
MVP MANUAL 11. MODE 99 The VS board contains preset data for autolocking 9 computer main models at shipment. However, looking at the recent PC market is taken into consideration, it is not possible to incorporate preset data in all models due to the diversification of manufacturers, models, and graphic mode, etc. For this reason, the variable scan board has been forcibly locked to the mode called model data 99 for personal computers without preset data in order to output the personal computer screen to the monitor.
MVP MANUAL 12. VS BOARD MODEL SELECTION PC signal input Preset PC? Locked in Mode 99? (01 to 09) The model may be outside Output in Mode 99 the application range. Auto locked Check frequency, line number using FRQ command Lock preset model data using M command.
MVP MANUAL 14. SELECTING THE SYNC SIGNAL When adjusting the VS board, care must be taken regarding the relation of the priority order of the sync signal. Order of selecting the sync signal The priority order for selecting the sync signal of the VS board is Separate sync >...