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NEC PX-61XM3A Operation Manual

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PlasmaSync Plasma Monitor

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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  • Page 1: Operation Manual

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

    Important Information Precautions 3. Do not expose the unit to water or moisture. 4. Avoid damage to the power cord, and do not attempt to Please read this manual carefully before using your plasma modify the power cord. monitor and keep the manual handy for future reference. 5.
  • Page 3: Recommandations Importantes

    * Always enable and use your computer’s screen saver * Display an image with many colors and color gradations function during use with a computer input source. (i.e. photographic or photo-realistic images). * Display a moving image whenever possible. * Create image content with minimal contrast between light * Change the position of the menu display from time to time.
  • Page 4 7. Ne pas essayer d’intervenir ou de réparer l’appareil. Le Pour éviter les risques de brûlage du luminophore, les mesures suivantes sont recommandées: fabricant décline toute responsabilité en cas de blessure corporelle ou de dégâts matériels résultant d’une opération Comme tous les périphériques d’affichage à base luminophore d’entretien quelconque effectuée par des personnes non et tous les autres affichages gaz plasma, les moniteurs plasma qualifiées ou résultant de l’ouverture du couvercle arrière.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Installation ............6 Option2 Settings Menu ........... 25 Ventilation Requirements fo enclosure mounting ... 6 Setting the power management for computer images ..25 How to use the safety metal fittings and the screws for POWER/STANDBY indicator ........25 safety metal fittings ..........
  • Page 6: Installation

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

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

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

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

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

    u EXIT Remote Control Press this button to exit the OSM controls in the main menu. Press this button during the display of the sub menu to return to the previous menu. i POINTER Press this button to display the pointer. o ZOOM (+ /–) Enlarges or reduces the image.
  • Page 12: Basic Operations

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

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

    Wide Screen Operation with FULL size screen Computer Signals Switch to the wide screen mode to expand the 4 : 3 image to fill the entire screen. 1. Press the WIDE button on the remote control. 2. Within 3 seconds ... The image is expanded in the horizontal and vertical Press the WIDE button again.
  • Page 15: Split Screen Operations

    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 * An RGB-input picture may not be displayed in these modes, button. depending on the input signal specifications.
  • Page 16: Operations In The Picture-In-Picture Mode

    Operations in the Picture-in-picture mode Selecting the input signals to be displayed 1. Press the SELECT/FREEZE button to make the desired To move the position of the sub screen, press the cursor picture active. button. 2. Press the RGB/PC, VIDEO, or DVD/HD button. Each press of the button changes the selection of the input button signal.
  • Page 17: Menu Operations

    Controls (On Screen Menu) Menu Operations Note: The main menu disappears by pressing the EXIT The OSM window is displayed with respect to the button. screen as shown on the diagram. Information * Depending on the screen’s mode, the OSM may be displayed differently.
  • Page 18: Menu Tree

    Menu Tree :Shaded areas indicate the default value. ←→ button to adjust. The default value is at the center. : Press the :Menu items in a ruled box are available when the ADVANCED OSM is set to ON. Main menu Sub menu Sub menu 2 Sub menu 3...
  • Page 19: Restoring The Factory Default Settings

  • Page 20: Picture Settings Menu

    Picture Settings Menu Reducing noise in the picture Use these settings if the picture has noise due to poor Adjusting the picture reception or when playing video tapes on which the picture The contrast, brightness, sharpness, color and tint can be quality is poor.
  • Page 21: Adjusting The Color To The Desired Level

    Adjusting the color to the desired level Making the Low Tone adjustments Use this procedure to adjust the white balance for each This feature allows more detailed tone to be reproduced color temperature to achieve the desired color quality. especially in the dark area. Example: Adjusting the “GAIN RED”...
  • Page 22: Audio Settings Menu

    Audio Settings Menu Image Adjust Settings Menu Adjusting the treble, bass and left/right Adjusting the Position, Size, Fine Picture, Picture Adj balance and audio input select The position of the image can be adjusted and flickering The treble, bass and left/right balance can be adjusted to of the image can be corrected.
  • Page 23: Option1 Settings Menu

    Option1 Settings Menu Setting the BNC connectors Select whether to set the input of the 5 BNC connectors to Setting the on-screen menu RGB and component. This sets the position of the menu, the display format (horizontal or vertical) etc. Example: Set the BNC INPUT mode to “COMP.”...
  • Page 24: Setting High Definition Images To The Suitable Screen Size

    Resetting to the default values WIDE1: When an 852 dot 480 line signal with a horizontal frequency of 31.7kHz is input, the image may Use these operations to restore all the settings (PICTURE, be compressed horizontally. To prevent this, set RGB AUDIO, IMAGE ADJUST, OPTION1~4, etc) to the SELECT to WIDE1.
  • Page 25: Option2 Settings Menu

    Option2 Settings Menu Setting the picture to suit the movie The film image is automatically discriminated and Setting the power management for computer projected in an image mode suited to the picture. images [NTSC, PAL, PAL60, 480I (60Hz), 525I (60Hz), 576I This energy-saving (power management) function (50Hz), 625I (50Hz), 1035I (60Hz), 1080I (60Hz) only] automatically reduces the monitor’s power consumption...
  • Page 26 INVERSE ORBITER Use this to set the inverse mode or to display a white Use this to set the picture shift. screen. Example: Setting “ORBITER” to “AUTO1” Example: Setting “INVERSE” to “WHITE” On “ORBITER” of “LONG LIFE” menu, select “AUTO1”. On “INVERSE”...
  • Page 27: Setting The Gray Level For The Sides Of The Screen

    SCREEN WIPER SOFT FOCUS When this is set to ON, a white vertical bar moves Reduces edges and softens the image. repeatedly from the left and of the screen to the right end Example: Setting “SOFT FOCUS” to “2” at a constant speed. On “SOFT FOCUS”...
  • Page 28: Setting The Screen Size For S1/S2 Video Input

    Setting the screen size for S1/S2 video input Information If the S-video signal contains screen size information, the PLUG/PLAY settings image will be automatically adjusted to fit the screen when PC: When connected to the PC signal. this S1/S2 is set to AUTO. BLACK LEVEL is set to “LOW”...
  • Page 29: Option3 Settings Menu

    Option3 Settings Menu PROGRAM TIMER Using the timer This sets the day and time at which the power will be This function sets the monitor to turn ON/OFF switched ON/OFF as well as the input mode. automatically at a set time. Example: Setting so that the power will be switched Set “ADVANCED OSM”...
  • Page 30: Setting The Power On Mode

    • Use the L and M buttons to select “MULTI MODE”, Setting the power on mode then use the buttons to choose from This function sets the input mode at the time the power is “SINGLE”, “SIDE BY SIDE1~3” and “PICTURE switched on.
  • Page 31: Enabling/Disabling Remote Control Wireless Transmission

    Enabling/disabling remote control wireless ID number setting transmission When using more than one of these displays, this function This function enables/disables remote control wireless sets ID numbers so that operation of the remote control transmission. does not cause multiple monitors to operate at the same time.
  • Page 32 DISP. MODE Note: A contingency method of shutting off the electric Select the screen mode from between two options power should be used in cases of emergency during video wall setup. (Splitting, Blanking). Example: Setting “BLANK” DIVIDER On “DISP. MODE” of “VIDEO WALL” menu, select Set the 4-25 video wall.
  • Page 33 IMAGE ADJUST PLE LINK The position of the image can be adjusted and flickering Use this function to set a uniform brightness for each of the image can be corrected. display. Turn on the AUTO ID and set the DIVIDER (at 1, 4 or 9) Example: Adjusting the vertical position before the following operations.
  • Page 34: Option4 Settings Menu

    Option4 Settings Menu REPEAT TIMER Erasing the sub screen image when there is Use this to set two timers. Each timer can use the no input signal DIVIDER, SOURCE and WORK TIME functions. This function automatically erases the black frame of the Turn on the AUTO ID and set the DIVIDER (at 1, 4 or 9) sub screen when there is no sub screen input signal.
  • Page 35: Displaying Still Images In The Sub Screen

    ZOOM NAV settings Side-by-Side Picture-in-Picture OFF: Will not show the entire image on the sub screen. RGB/PC1 RGB/PC1 S BY S: Will show the entire image on the sub screen of side-by-side mode. BTM LFT~TOP LFT: Will show the entire image on the sub screen of picture-in-picture mode.
  • Page 36: Advanced Osm Settings Menu

    Advanced OSM Settings Menu Color System Settings Menu Setting the menu mode Setting the video signal format This allows you to access full menu items. Use these operations to set the color systems of composite When P. ON DELAY or PLE LINK is ON, this won’t be video signals or Y/C input signals.
  • Page 37: Pin Assignments

    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 15 14 13 12 11 External equipment e.g., Personal computer Pin No.
  • Page 38: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If the picture quality is poor or there is some other problem, check the adjustments, operations, etc., before requesting service. Symptom Checks Remedy Mechanical sound is heard. • Maybe the sound from the cooling fans used to prevent over heating. The unit emits a crackling sound.
  • Page 39: Limited Warranty

    1. Any product which is not distributed in the U.S.A. or Canada by EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES NEC Solutions or which is not purchased in the U.S.A. or Canada NEC Solutions’ liability for any defective product is from an authorized NEC Solutions dealer.
  • Page 40 NEC Solutions (America), Inc. 1250 N. Arlington Heights Road, Suite 400 Printed on recycled paper Itasca, Illinois 60143-1248 Printed in Japan 7S801381...

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