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CONFIDENTIAL
USER' S MANUAL
PX-50XR4A
Model Information
For the operation of your plasma monitor,
refer to "Operation Manual".
NEC Solutions (America), Inc.
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  • Page 1

    CONFIDENTIAL USER' S MANUAL PX-50XR4A Model Information For the operation of your plasma monitor, refer to “Operation Manual”. NEC Solutions (America), Inc.

  • Page 2

    CONFIDENTIAL IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read before operating equipment 1. Read these instructions. 17. Tilt/Stability - All televisions must comply with 2. Keep these instructions. recommended international global safety standards for 3. Heed all warnings. tilt and stability properties of its cabinets design. 4.

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    CONFIDENTIAL PRÉCAUTIONS IMPORTANTES DE SÉCURITÉ A lire avant de faire fonctionner l’appareil 1. Lire ces instructions. 17. Tous les téléviseurs doivent être conformes aux normes 2. Garder ces instructions. inter-nationales de sécurité préconisées pour les 3. Respecter tous les avertissements. propriétés de sta-bilité...

  • Page 4: Important Information

    This model is for use with the following optional accessories. Use with other optional accessories is capable of resulting in instability causing possible injury. Manufacturer’s name: NEC Plasma Display Corporation Speakers: PX-50SP1U, PX-50SP1U/S Stand: PX-ST1U, PX-ST1U/S, PX-50XM1U-ST Please contact NEC Solutions (America), Inc. for approved optional accessories.

  • Page 5

    NFPA75. causer des blessures. DOC avis de conformation Nom du fabricant: NEC Plasma Display Corporation Enceintes: PX-50SP1U, PX-50SP1U/S Cet appareil numérigue de la Classe B respecte toutes les Support: PX-ST1U, PX-ST1U/S, PX-50XM1U-ST exigences du Réglement sur le Matériel Brouilleur du Canada.

  • Page 6: Specifications

    (DVD, Set-top box, etc...). If you do experience Dimensions 48.1 (W) 30 (H) 3.8 (D) inches such a problem please contact NEC Solutions (America), Inc. and also 1222 (W) 736 (H) 96(D) mm the manufacturer of the source equipment.

  • Page 7: Table Of Signals Supported

    CONFIDENTIAL Table of Signals Supported Supported resolution 2, 3, 4 • When the screen mode is NORMAL, each signal is converted to a 1024 dots 768 lines signal. (Except for * • When the screen mode is TRUE, the picture is displayed in the original resolution. •...

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    We hereby declare that the equipment specified above conforms to the technical standards as specified in the FCC Rules. Copyright © by NEC Plasma Display Corporation NEC and the NEC logo are registered trademarks of NEC Corporation NEC Solutions (America), Inc.

  • Page 9

    CONFIDENTIAL Operation Manual (Enhanced split screen Model) For the specifications of your plasma monitor, refer to “Model Information”. NEC Solutions (America), Inc.

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    CONFIDENTIAL 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.

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    CONFIDENTIAL 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 12

    CONFIDENTIAL fabricant décline toute responsabilité en cas de blessure • Assurez-vous de mettre en marche et d’utliser corporelle ou de dégâts matériels résultant d’une opération l’économisateur d’écran chaque fois que c’est possible d’entretien quelconque effectuée par des personnes non lorsque vous l’utilisez avec une source d’entrée qualifiées ou résultant de l’ouverture du couvercle arrière.

  • Page 13: Table Of Contents

    CONFIDENTIAL Contents Installation ............6 Setting the background color when no signal is being Ventilation Requirements for enclosure mounting ..6 input ................ 24 How to use the safety metal fittings and the screws for Setting the gray level for the sides of the screen ..25 safety metal fittings ..........

  • Page 14: 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 15: Cable Management

    CONFIDENTIAL Cable Management Operating Range * Use the remote control within a distance of about 7 m/ Using the cable clamps provided with the plasma display, 23ft. from the front of the monitor’s remote control sensor bundle at the back of the unit the signal and audio cables and at horizontal and vertical angles of up to approximately connected to the display.

  • Page 16: 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 17: Rear View/ Terminal Board

    CONFIDENTIAL Rear View/ Terminal Board A AC IN F DVD2/ HD2, RGB2 Connect the included power cord here. DVD2/ HD2: You can connect DVDs, High Definition sources, Laser Discs, etc. B EXT SPEAKER L and R here. Connect speakers (optional) here. Maintain the correct This input can be set for use with an polarity.

  • Page 18: Remote Control

    CONFIDENTIAL i MUTE Remote Control Mutes the audio. o VOLUME (+ /–) Adjusts the audio volume. !0 ZOOM (+ /–) Enlarges or reduces the image. !1 SINGLE Cancels the split screen mode. !2 SIDE BY SIDE Press this button to show a couple of pictures in the side-by-side mode.

  • Page 19: 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 20: Wide Operations

    CONFIDENTIAL WIDE Operations Wide Screen Operation The picture is expanded in the horizontal and vertical (manual) direction, maintaining the original proportions. With this function, you can select one of six screen sizes. * Use this for theater size (wide) movies, etc. When viewing videos or digital video discs 2.35:1 size screen 1.

  • Page 21: Wide Screen Operation With Computer Signals

    CONFIDENTIAL Wide Screen Operation with Information Computer Signals Supported resolution Switch to the wide screen mode to expand the 4 : 3 image See page 7 of Model Information for details on the to fill the entire screen. display output of the various VESA signal standards 1.

  • Page 22: 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 23: Operations In The Picture-in-picture Mode

    CONFIDENTIAL Operations in the Picture-in-picture mode Selecting the input signals to be displayed 1. Press the ACTIVE SELECT button to make the desired To move the position of the sub screen, press the cursor picture active. button. 2. Press the PC/RGB, VIDEO1, 2, 3, or DVD/HD1, 2, 3 button to change the selection of the input signal.

  • Page 24: Osm (on Screen Menu) Controls

    CONFIDENTIAL Controls (On Screen Menu) Menu Operations The following describes how to use the menus and the selected items. 1. Press the MENU/ENTER button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU. MAIN MENU PICTURE SET UP AUDIO FUNCTION IMAGE ADJ.

  • Page 25: Menu Tree

    CONFIDENTIAL Menu Tree :Shaded areas indicate the default value. button to adjust. The default value is at the center. : Press the Main menu Sub menu Sub menu 2 Sub menu 3 Sub menu 4 RESET REFERENCE PICTURE PICTURE MEMORY OFF/MEMORY1-6 CONTRAST 0 52 72...

  • Page 26

    CONFIDENTIAL Main menu Sub menu Sub menu 2 Sub menu 3 Sub menu 4 RESET REFERENCE FUNCTION POWER MGT. INPUT SKIP SUB. P DETECT AUTO ZOOM NAV S BY S BTM LEFT BTM RIGHT TOP RIGHT TOP LEFT PICTURE FREEZE S BY S1 S BY S2 BTM LEFT...

  • Page 27: Picture Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Picture Settings Menu Adjusting the picture The contrast, brightness, sharpness, color and tint can be Storing picture settings adjusted as desired. This function allows you to store in memory the current Example: Adjusting the contrast input signal and PICTURE menu settings and to recall these settings when necessary.

  • Page 28: Setting The Color Temperature

    CONFIDENTIAL Setting the color temperature Changing the Gamma Curve Use this procedure to set color tone produced by the plasma This feature adjusts the brightness of the midtone areas display. while keeping shadows and highlights unchanged. Example: Setting “HIGH” Example: Setting “2.3” On “COLOR TEMP.”...

  • Page 29: Adjusting The Pedestal Level (black Level)

    CONFIDENTIAL Adjusting the pedestal level (black level) Setting the picture to suit the movie This feature adjusts the video black level in a video image. The film image is automatically discriminated and projected in an image mode suited to the picture. Example: Setting “3.75%”...

  • Page 30: 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 31: Set Up Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL SET UP Settings Menu Checking the signal being transmitted to RGB1 terminal Setting the language for the menus Use this to confirm the signal being transmitted to the The menu display can be set to one of eight languages. RGB1 terminal.

  • Page 32: Setting The Signal And Black Level For Dvi Signal

    CONFIDENTIAL Setting the video signal format Information Use these operations to set the color systems of composite RGB SELECT modes video signals or Y/C input signals. One of these 7 modes must be selected in order to Example: Setting the color system to “3.58 NTSC” display the following signals correctly.

  • Page 33: Setting The Gray Level For The Sides Of The Screen

    CONFIDENTIAL Setting the gray level for the sides of the screen Information Use this procedure to set the gray level for the parts on the DISPLAY OSM settings screen on which nothing is displayed when the screen is ON: The on-screen menu appears. set to the 4:3 size.

  • Page 34: Function Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Function Settings Menu Setting the Input Skip When this is ON, signals which are not present will be Setting the power management for computer skipped over and only pictures whose signals are being images transmitted will be displayed. This energy-saving (power management) function This setting is valid only for the INPUT SELECT button automatically reduces the monitor’s power consumption on the unit.

  • Page 35: Displaying The Entire Image During Digital Zoom Operations

    CONFIDENTIAL Displaying the entire image during DIGITAL FUNCTION ZOOM operations POWER MGT. : OFF INPUT SKIP : OFF Use this function to display the entire image within the SUB. P DETECT : AUTO : BTM LEFT ZOOM NAV sub screen together with an enlarged image on the main : BTM LEFT PICTURE FREEZE : MANUAL...

  • Page 36

    CONFIDENTIAL INVERSE/WHITE Information Use this to set the inverse mode or to display a white When set to AUTO screen. Set automatically, as described below. Example: Setting “INVERSE/WHITE” to “WHITE” PEAK BRIGHT: 100% ORBITER: ON On “INVERSE/WHITE” of “PDP SAVER” menu, select INVERSE/WHITE: OFF “WHITE”.

  • Page 37: Setting Closed Caption

    CONFIDENTIAL OSM ORBITER Information Use this to set OSM menu shift. CLOSED CAPTION settings Example: Setting “OSM ORBITER” to “OFF” OFF: This exits the closed caption mode. CAPTION1~4: Text is superimposed. On “OSM ORBITER” of “PDP SAVER” menu, select TEXT1~4: Text is displayed in full screen. “OFF”.

  • Page 38: 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 39: 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.

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  • Page 43: 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.

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    CONFIDENTIAL NEC Solutions (America), Inc. 1250 N. Arlington Heights Road, Suite 400 Printed on recycled paper Itasca, Illinois 60143-1248 Printed in Japan 7S801441 4-44...

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    CONFIDENTIAL USER' S MANUAL PX-50XR4G Model Information Modell-Informationen Informations modèle Información del modelo Informazioni sul modello...

  • Page 46

    CONFIDENTIAL Specifications For the operation of your plasma monitor, refer to “Operation Manual”. Screen Size 1106(H) 622(V) mm 43.5"(H) 24.5"(V) inches diagonal 50" (1.5") 1222 (48.1") (2.3") Aspect Ratio 16 : 9 Resolution 1365(H) 768(V) pixels 1106 (43.5") Pixel Pitch 0.81(H) 0.81(V) mm 0.032"(H) 0.032"(V) inches Color Processing...

  • Page 47

    CONFIDENTIAL Table of Signals Supported Supported resolution 2, 3, 4 • When the screen mode is NORMAL, each signal is converted to a 1024 dots 768 lines signal. (Except for * • When the screen mode is ANAMORPHIC, each signal is converted to a 1365 dots 768 lines signal. (Except for * Computer input signals supported by this system Sync Polarity Presence...

  • Page 48

    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 49

    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 50

    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 51: Hdmi-dvi Cable

    CONFIDENTIAL Contents Installation ............ E-4 Setting the signal and black level for DVI signal ..E-22 Ventilation Requirements for enclosure mounting ..E-4 Setting the video signal format ....... E-22 How to use the safety metal fittings and the screws for Setting the background color when no signal is safety metal fittings ..........

  • Page 52: Tipping Due To External Shock When Using The Stand

    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 53: Cable Management

    CONFIDENTIAL Cable Management Operating Range * Use the remote control within a distance of about 7 m/ Using the cable-clamps provided with the plasma display, 23ft. from the front of the monitor’s remote control sensor bundle at the back of the unit the signal and audio cables and at horizontal and vertical angles of up to approximately connected to the display.

  • Page 54: 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 55: Rear View/ Terminal Board

    CONFIDENTIAL Rear View/ Terminal Board A AC IN G RGB1 (D-Sub) Connect the included power cord here. Connect an analog RGB signal from a computer, etc. here. B EXT SPEAKER L and R Connect speakers (optional) here. Maintain the correct H DVD3/HD3, RGB3 (DVI) polarity.

  • Page 56: Remote Control

    CONFIDENTIAL i MUTE Remote Control Mutes the audio. o VOLUME (+ /–) Adjusts the audio volume. !0 ZOOM (+ /–) Enlarges or reduces the image. !1 SINGLE Cancels the split screen mode. !2 SIDE BY SIDE Press this button to show a couple of pictures in the side-by-side mode.

  • Page 57: 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 58: 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 59: Wide Screen Operation With Computer Signals

    CONFIDENTIAL Wide Screen Operation with Information Computer Signals Supported resolution Switch to the wide screen mode to expand the 4 : 3 image See page E-2 of Model Information for details on the to fill the entire screen. display output of the various VESA signal standards 1.

  • Page 60: 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 61: Operations In The Picture-in-picture Mode

    CONFIDENTIAL Operations in the Picture-in-picture mode Selecting the input signals to be displayed 1. Press the ACTIVE SELECT button to make the desired To move the position of the sub screen, press the cursor picture active. button. 2. Press the PC/RGB, VIDEO1, 2, 3, or DVD/HD1, 2, 3 button to change the selection of the input signal.

  • Page 62: Menu Operations

    CONFIDENTIAL Controls (On Screen Menu) Menu Operations The following describes how to use the menus and the selected items. 1. Press the MENU/ENTER button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU. MAIN MENU PICTURE SET UP AUDIO FUNCTION IMAGE ADJ.

  • Page 63: Menu Tree

    CONFIDENTIAL Menu Tree :Shaded areas indicate the default value. button to adjust. The default value is at the center. : Press the Main menu Sub menu Sub menu 2 Sub menu 3 Sub menu 4 RESET REFERENCE PICTURE PICTURE MEMORY OFF/MEMORY1-6 E-17 CONTRAST...

  • Page 64

    CONFIDENTIAL Main menu Sub menu Sub menu 2 Sub menu 3 Sub menu 4 RESET REFERENCE FUNCTION POWER MGT. E-24 INPUT SKIP E-24 SUB. P DETECT AUTO E-24 ZOOM NAV S BY S BTM LEFT BTM RIGHT TOP RIGHT TOP LEFT E-25 PICTURE FREEZE S BY S1...

  • Page 65: Picture Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Picture Settings Menu Adjusting the picture The contrast, brightness, sharpness, color and tint can be Storing picture settings adjusted as desired. This function allows you to store in memory the current Example: Adjusting the contrast input signal and PICTURE menu settings and to recall these settings when necessary.

  • Page 66: Setting The Color Temperature

    CONFIDENTIAL Setting the color temperature Changing the Gamma Curve Use this procedure to set color tone produced by the plasma This feature adjusts the brightness of the midtone areas display. while keeping shadows and highlights unchanged. Example: Setting “HIGH” Example: Setting “2.3” On “COLOR TEMP.”...

  • Page 67: Adjusting The Pedestal Level (black Level

    CONFIDENTIAL Adjusting the pedestal level (black level) Setting the picture to suit the movie This feature adjusts the video black level in a video image. The film image is automatically discriminated and projected in an image mode suited to the picture. Example: Setting “3.75%”...

  • Page 68: 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 69: Set Up Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL SET UP Settings Menu Information Setting the language for the menus D-SUB INPUT Settings The menu display can be set to one of eight languages. RGB: Use the D-SUB terminal for RGB input. Example: Setting the menu display to “DEUTSCH” SCART3: Use the D-SUB terminal for RGB signal fed from SCART.

  • Page 70: Setting The Signal And Black Level For Dvi Signal

    CONFIDENTIAL Setting the video signal format will be converted to RGB signals to make the picture more easily viewable. (Use this mode for a motion Use these operations to set the color systems of composite image from a computer.) video signals or Y/C input signals. WIDE1: When an 852 dot 480 line signal with a Example: Setting the color system to “3.58 NTSC”...

  • Page 71: Setting The Gray Level For The Sides Of The Screen

    CONFIDENTIAL Setting the gray level for the sides of the screen Information Use this procedure to set the gray level for the parts on the DISPLAY OSM settings screen on which nothing is displayed when the screen is ON: The on-screen menu appears. set to the 4:3 size.

  • Page 72: Function Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Function Settings Menu Setting the Input Skip When this is ON, signals which are not present will be Setting the power management for computer skipped over and only pictures whose signals are being images transmitted will be displayed. This energy-saving (power management) function This setting is valid only for the INPUT SELECT button automatically reduces the monitor’s power consumption on the unit.

  • Page 73: Displaying The Entire Image During Digital Zoom Operations

    CONFIDENTIAL Displaying the entire image during DIGITAL Displaying still images in the sub screen ZOOM operations This feature enables display in the sub screen of still images Use this function to display the entire image within the captured by pressing the ACTIVE SELECT button. sub screen together with an enlarged image on the main Example: Setting “PICTURE FREEZE”...

  • Page 74

    CONFIDENTIAL PDP SAVER Information PEAK BRIGHT : 100% ORBITER : OFF ORBITER settings INVERSE/WHITE : OFF SCREEN WIPER : OFF OFF: Orbiter mode does not function. : OFF SOFT FOCUS This is the default setting when RGB is input. : ON OSM ORBITER OSM CONTRAST : LOW...

  • Page 75: Signal Information Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Signal Information Menu SOFT FOCUS Checking the frequencies, polarities of input Reduces edges and softens the image. signals, and resolution Example: Setting “SOFT FOCUS” to “LEVEL2” Use this function to check the frequencies and polarities On “SOFT FOCUS” of “PDP SAVER” menu, select of the signals currently being input from a computer, etc.

  • Page 76: 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. Connections RGB 1 Connections are made as described below. 10 9 External equipment 15 14 13 12 11 e.g., Personal computer Pin No.

  • Page 77: 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.

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    CONFIDENTIAL USER' S MANUAL PX-50XR4W Model Information Modell-Informationen Informations modèle Información del modelo Informazioni sul modello...

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    CONFIDENTIAL Specifications For the operation of your plasma monitor, refer to “Operation Manual”. Screen Size 1106(H) 622(V) mm 43.5"(H) 24.5"(V) inches diagonal 50" (1.5") 1222 (48.1") (2.3") Aspect Ratio 16 : 9 Resolution 1365(H) 768(V) pixels 1106 (43.5") Pixel Pitch 0.81(H) 0.81(V) mm 0.032"(H) 0.032"(V) inches Color Processing...

  • Page 81

    CONFIDENTIAL Table of Signals Supported Supported resolution 2, 3, 4 • When the screen mode is NORMAL, each signal is converted to a 1024 dots 768 lines signal. (Except for * • When the screen mode is ANAMORPHIC, each signal is converted to a 1365 dots 768 lines signal. (Except for * Computer input signals supported by this system Sync Polarity Presence...

  • Page 82

    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 83

    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 84

    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 85: Plasma Monitor Power Cord

    CONFIDENTIAL Contents Installation ............ E-4 Setting the signal and black level for DVI signal ..E-22 Ventilation Requirements for enclosure mounting ..E-4 Setting the video signal format ....... E-22 How to use the safety metal fittings and the screws for Setting the background color when no signal is safety metal fittings ..........

  • Page 86: Tipping Due To External Shock When Using The Stand

    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 87: Cable Management

    CONFIDENTIAL Cable Management Operating Range * Use the remote control within a distance of about 7 m/ Using the cable-clamps provided with the plasma display, 23ft. from the front of the monitor’s remote control sensor bundle at the back of the unit the signal and audio cables and at horizontal and vertical angles of up to approximately connected to the display.

  • Page 88: 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 89: Rear View/ Terminal Board

    CONFIDENTIAL Rear View/ Terminal Board A AC IN G RGB1 (D-Sub) Connect the included power cord here. Connect an analog RGB signal from a computer, etc. here. B EXT SPEAKER L and R Connect speakers (optional) here. Maintain the correct H DVD3/HD3, RGB3 (DVI) polarity.

  • Page 90: Remote Control

    CONFIDENTIAL i MUTE Remote Control Mutes the audio. o VOLUME (+ /–) Adjusts the audio volume. !0 ZOOM (+ /–) Enlarges or reduces the image. !1 SINGLE Cancels the split screen mode. !2 SIDE BY SIDE Press this button to show a couple of pictures in the side-by-side mode.

  • Page 91: 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 92: 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 93: Wide Screen Operation With Computer Signals

    CONFIDENTIAL Wide Screen Operation with Information Computer Signals Supported resolution Switch to the wide screen mode to expand the 4 : 3 image See page E-2 of Model Information for details on the to fill the entire screen. display output of the various VESA signal standards 1.

  • Page 94: 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 95: Operations In The Picture-in-picture Mode

    CONFIDENTIAL Operations in the Picture-in-picture mode Selecting the input signals to be displayed 1. Press the ACTIVE SELECT button to make the desired To move the position of the sub screen, press the cursor picture active. button. 2. Press the PC/RGB, VIDEO1, 2, 3, or DVD/HD1, 2, 3 button to change the selection of the input signal.

  • Page 96: Menu Operations

    CONFIDENTIAL Controls (On Screen Menu) Menu Operations The following describes how to use the menus and the selected items. 1. Press the MENU/ENTER button on the remote control to display the MAIN MENU. MAIN MENU PICTURE SET UP AUDIO FUNCTION IMAGE ADJ.

  • Page 97: Menu Tree

    CONFIDENTIAL Menu Tree :Shaded areas indicate the default value. button to adjust. The default value is at the center. : Press the Main menu Sub menu Sub menu 2 Sub menu 3 Sub menu 4 RESET REFERENCE PICTURE PICTURE MEMORY OFF/MEMORY1-6 E-17 CONTRAST...

  • Page 98: Main Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Main menu Sub menu Sub menu 2 Sub menu 3 Sub menu 4 RESET REFERENCE FUNCTION POWER MGT. E-24 INPUT SKIP E-24 SUB. P DETECT AUTO E-24 ZOOM NAV S BY S BTM LEFT BTM RIGHT TOP RIGHT TOP LEFT E-25 PICTURE FREEZE S BY S1...

  • Page 99: Picture Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Picture Settings Menu Adjusting the picture The contrast, brightness, sharpness, color and tint can be Storing picture settings adjusted as desired. This function allows you to store in memory the current Example: Adjusting the contrast input signal and PICTURE menu settings and to recall these settings when necessary.

  • Page 100: Setting The Color Temperature

    CONFIDENTIAL Setting the color temperature Changing the Gamma Curve Use this procedure to set color tone produced by the plasma This feature adjusts the brightness of the midtone areas display. while keeping shadows and highlights unchanged. Example: Setting “HIGH” Example: Setting “2.3” On “COLOR TEMP.”...

  • Page 101: Adjusting The Pedestal Level (black Level

    CONFIDENTIAL Adjusting the pedestal level (black level) Setting the picture to suit the movie This feature adjusts the video black level in a video image. The film image is automatically discriminated and projected in an image mode suited to the picture. Example: Setting “3.75%”...

  • Page 102: 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 103: Set Up Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL SET UP Settings Menu Information Setting the language for the menus D-SUB INPUT Settings The menu display can be set to one of eight languages. RGB: Use the D-SUB terminal for RGB input. Example: Setting the menu display to “DEUTSCH” SCART3: Use the D-SUB terminal for RGB signal fed from SCART.

  • Page 104: Setting The Signal And Black Level For Dvi Signal

    CONFIDENTIAL Setting the video signal format will be converted to RGB signals to make the picture more easily viewable. (Use this mode for a motion Use these operations to set the color systems of composite image from a computer.) video signals or Y/C input signals. WIDE1: When an 852 dot 480 line signal with a Example: Setting the color system to “3.58 NTSC”...

  • Page 105: Setting The Gray Level For The Sides Of The Screen

    CONFIDENTIAL Setting the gray level for the sides of the screen Information Use this procedure to set the gray level for the parts on the DISPLAY OSM settings screen on which nothing is displayed when the screen is ON: The on-screen menu appears. set to the 4:3 size.

  • Page 106: Function Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Function Settings Menu Setting the Input Skip When this is ON, signals which are not present will be Setting the power management for computer skipped over and only pictures whose signals are being images transmitted will be displayed. This energy-saving (power management) function This setting is valid only for the INPUT SELECT button automatically reduces the monitor’s power consumption on the unit.

  • Page 107: Displaying The Entire Image During Digital Zoom Operations

    CONFIDENTIAL Displaying the entire image during DIGITAL Displaying still images in the sub screen ZOOM operations This feature enables display in the sub screen of still images Use this function to display the entire image within the captured by pressing the ACTIVE SELECT button. sub screen together with an enlarged image on the main Example: Setting “PICTURE FREEZE”...

  • Page 108

    CONFIDENTIAL PDP SAVER Information PEAK BRIGHT : 100% ORBITER : OFF ORBITER settings INVERSE/WHITE : OFF SCREEN WIPER : OFF OFF: Orbiter mode does not function. : OFF SOFT FOCUS This is the default setting when RGB is input. : ON OSM ORBITER OSM CONTRAST : LOW...

  • Page 109: Signal Information Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Signal Information Menu SOFT FOCUS Checking the frequencies, polarities of input Reduces edges and softens the image. signals, and resolution Example: Setting “SOFT FOCUS” to “LEVEL2” Use this function to check the frequencies and polarities On “SOFT FOCUS” of “PDP SAVER” menu, select of the signals currently being input from a computer, etc.

  • Page 110: Application

    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. Connections RGB 1 Connections are made as described below. 10 9 External equipment 15 14 13 12 11 e.g., Personal computer Pin No.

  • Page 111: 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.

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