Hitachi MP-J1 User Manual

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Projector
MPJ1
User's Manual (detailed)

Operating Guide

Thank you for purchasing this projector.
WARNING ►Before using this product, please read all manuals for this
product. Be sure to read "Safety Guide" first. After reading them, store them in
a safe place for future reference.

About this manual

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  • Page 1: About This Manual

    Projector MPJ1 User's Manual (detailed) Operating Guide Thank you for purchasing this projector. WARNING ►Before using this product, please read all manuals for this product. Be sure to read “Safety Guide” first. After reading them, store them in a safe place for future reference. About this manual Various symbols are used in this manual.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Content Content   About this manual . . . . . . . . . . 1 EASY MENU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Content .
  • Page 3: Projector Features

    Projector features / Preparations Projector features This projector has a capability to project various picture signals onto a screen. This projector requires only a minimal amount of space for installation and can produce a large projected image from even a short distance. This projector also can give a benefit to mobile users and others by offering a special function named “PC less presentation”.
  • Page 4: Part Names

    Part names Part names HOT! (1) (2) (3) Projector (1) Lamp cover (57) The lamp unit is inside. (2) Focus ring (16) (10) (3) Zoom ring (16) (9) (8) (11) (4) Control panel (5) (Bottom) (5) Speaker (32) (6) Elevator knobs (x 2) (16) (7) Elevator feet (x 2) (16) (8) Lens (13, 60) (9) Lens cover (3)
  • Page 5: Control Panel

    Part names (4) (5) (6) Control panel LAMP INPUT/ (1) STANDBY/ON button (13) STANDBY/ON ENTER MENU TEMP (2) INPUT/ENTER button (14, 20) POWER (3) MENU button (20) It consists of four cursor buttons. (4) POWER indicator (13, 62) (5) TEMP indicator (62) (6) LAMP indicator (62) Remote control (1) VIDEO button (15)
  • Page 6: Setting Up

    Setting up Setting up Install the projector according to the environment and manner the projector will be used in. Arrangement Refer to the illustrations and tables below to determine screen size and projection distance. The values shown in the table are calculated for a full size screen: 1024×768. (a) Screen size (diagonal) (b) Projection distance (±10%) (c) Screen height (±10%)
  • Page 7 Setting up WARNING ►Place the projector in a stable horizontal position. If the projector falls or is knocked over it could cause injury and/or damage to the projector. Using a damaged projector could then result in fire and/or electric shock. •...
  • Page 8: Connecting Your Devices

    Setting up Connecting your devices Be sure to read the manuals for devices before connecting them to the projector. Make sure that all the devices are suitable to be connected with this product, and prepare the cables required to connect. Please refer to the following illustrations to connect them.
  • Page 9 Setting up Connecting your devices (continued) NOTE • Be sure to read the manuals for devices before connecting them to the projector, and make sure that all the devices are suitable to be connected with this product. Before connecting to a PC, check the signal level, the signal timing, and the resolution.
  • Page 10: Using A Usb Storage

    Setting up Using a USB storage In order to view images stored in a USB storage, such as a USB memory stick, insert the device into the USB STORAGE port. For more information, please see the “USB STORAGE” (48). Turn the projector off prior to removing the USB storage from the USB STORAGE port, to prevent some troubles.
  • Page 11: Remote Control

    Remote control Remote control Putting batteries Please set the batteries to the remote control before using it. If the remote control starts to malfunction, try to replace the batteries. If you will not use the remote control for long period, remove the batteries from the remote control and store them in a safe place. Holding the hook part of the battery cover, remove it.
  • Page 12: Changing The Frequency Of Remote Control Signal

    Remote control Changing the frequency of remote control signal The accessory remote control has the two choices on signal frequency Mode 1:NORMAL and Mode 2:HIGH. If the remote COMPUTER/ STORAGE VIDEO SEARCH control does not function properly, attempt to change the signal BLANK ASPECT AUTO...
  • Page 13: Power On/Off

    Power on/off Power on/off Turning on the power STANDBY/ON button POWER indicator Make sure that the POWER indicator turns in steady orange and the lens cover is removed. LAMP INPUT/ COMPUTER/ STANDBY/ON ENTER Press the STANDBY/ON button on the projector or STORAGE MENU SEARCH...
  • Page 14: Operating

    Operating VOLUME Operating Adjusting the volume COMPUTER/ STORAGE SEARCH VIDEO BLANK ASPECT AUTO Press the VOLUME button on the remote control. MAGNIFY HOME PAGE UP VOLUME A dialog will appear on the screen to aid you in adjusting the PAGE DOWN MUTE volume.
  • Page 15: Searching An Input Signal

    Operating Selecting an input signal (continued) VIDEO Press the VIDEO button on the remote control. Each time you press the button, the projector switches its COMPUTER/ STORAGE VIDEO SEARCH input port as below. ASPECT AUTO BLANK S-VIDEO VIDEO MAGNIFY PAGE UP VOLUME HOME ●...
  • Page 16: Adjusting The Projector's Elevator

    Operating Adjusting the projector's elevator When the place to put the projector is slightly uneven to the left or right, use the elevator feet to place the projector horizontally. Using the feet can also tilt the projector in order to project at a suitable angle to the screen, elevating the front side of the projector within 12 degrees.
  • Page 17: Using The Automatic Adjustment Feature

    Operating Using the automatic adjustment feature Press the AUTO button on the remote control. AUTO Pressing this button performs the following.  For a PC signal COMPUTER/ STORAGE SEARCH VIDEO The vertical position, the horizontal position, the horizontal BLANK ASPECT AUTO phase and the horizontal size will be automatically adjusted.
  • Page 18: Correcting The Keystone Distortions

    Operating Correcting the keystone distortions Press the KEYSTONE button on the remote control. A dialog KEYSTONE will appear on the screen to aid you in correcting the distortion. Use the ▲/▼ cursor buttons to select the AUTO or MANUAL COMPUTER/ STORAGE SEARCH VIDEO...
  • Page 19: Freezing The Screen

    Operating Freezing the screen Press the FREEZE button on the remote control. FREEZE The “FREEZE” indication will appear on the screen (although the indication will not appear when the TURN ON is selected COMPUTER/ STORAGE SEARCH VIDEO to the MESSAGE item of the SCREEN menu ), and the (36) BLANK...
  • Page 20: Using The Menu Function

    Operating Using the menu function This projector has the following menus: PICTURE, IMAGE, INPUT, SETUP, SCREEN, OPTION and EASY MENU. EASY MENU consists of functions often used, and the other COMPUTER/ STORAGE SEARCH VIDEO menus are classified into each purpose. Each of these menus is operated using the same ASPECT AUTO BLANK...
  • Page 21: Easy Menu

    EASY MENU EASY MENU From the EASY MENU, items shown in the table below can be performed. Select an item using the ▲/▼ cursor buttons. Then perform it according to the following table. Item Description Using the ◄/► buttons switches the mode for aspect ratio. ASPECT See the ASPECT item in IMAGE menu (26).
  • Page 22: Language

    EASY MENU EASY MENU (continued) Item Description Using the ◄/► buttons adjusts the brightness. BRIGHTNESS See the BRIGHTNESS item in PICTURE menu (23). Using the ◄/► buttons adjusts the contrast. CONTRAST See the CONTRAST item in PICTURE menu (23). Using the ◄/► buttons adjusts the strength of whole color. COLOR See the COLOR item in PICTURE menu (24).
  • Page 23: Picture Menu

    PICTURE Menu PICTURE Menu From the PICTURE menu, items shown in the table below can be performed. Select an item using the ▲/▼ cursor buttons, and press the ► cursor button or ENTER button to execute the item. Then perform it according to the following table. Item Description Using the ▲/▼...
  • Page 24 PICTURE Menu PICTURE Menu (continued) Item Description Using the ▲/▼ buttons switches the color temperature mode. HIGH DEFAULT � HIGH CUSTOM � MID DEFAULT � MID CUSTOM LOW DEFAULT � LOW CUSTOM � Hi-BRIGHT-1 DEFAULT � Hi-BRIGHT-1 CUSTOM Hi-BRIGHT-2 DEFAULT � Hi-BRIGHT-2 CUSTOM To adjust CUSTOM Selecting a mode whose name includes ENTER,...
  • Page 25 PICTURE Menu PICTURE Menu (continued) Item Description This projector has 4 memories for adjustment data (for all the items of the PICTURE menu). Selecting a function using the ▲/▼ buttons and pressing the ► or ENTER button performs each function. LOAD1 ó...
  • Page 26: Image Menu

    IMAGE Menu IMAGE Menu From the IMAGE menu, items shown in the table below can be performed. Select an item using the ▲/▼ cursor buttons, and press the ► cursor button or ENTER button to execute the item. Then perform it according to the following table. Item Description Using the ▲/▼...
  • Page 27 IMAGE Menu IMAGE Menu (continued) Item Description Using the ▲/▼ buttons adjusts the horizontal phase to eliminate flicker. Right ó Left H PHASE • This item can be selected only for a computer signal or component video signal. Using the ▲/▼ buttons adjusts the horizontal size. Large ó...
  • Page 28: Input Menu

    INPUT Menu INPUT Menu From the INPUT menu, items shown in the table below can be performed. Select an item using the ▲/▼ cursor buttons, and press the ► cursor button or ENTER button to execute the item. Then perform it according to the following table. Item Description Using the ▲/▼...
  • Page 29: Ideo Format

    INPUT Menu INPUT Menu (continued) Item Description Set the video format for the s-video port and video port. (1) Use the ◄/► buttons to select the input port. (2) Using the ▲/▼ buttons switches the mode for video format. AUTO ó NTSC ó PAL ó SECAM N-PAL ó...
  • Page 30 INPUT Menu INPUT Menu (continued) Item Description The resolution for the COMPUTER IN1 and COMPUTER IN2 input signals can be set on this projector. (1) In the INPUT menu select the RESOLUTION using the ▲/▼ buttons and press the ► button. The RESOLUTION menu will be displayed.
  • Page 31: Setup Menu

    SETUP Menu SETUP Menu From the SETUP menu, items shown in the table below can be performed. Select an item using the ▲/▼ cursor buttons, and press the ► cursor button on the ENTER button to execute the item. Then perform it according to the following table. Item Description Selecting this item performs the automatic keystone distortion...
  • Page 32 SETUP Menu SETUP Menu (continued) Item Description Using the ▲/▼ buttons turns off/on the whisper mode. NORMAL ó WHISPER WHISPER • When the WHISPER is selected, acoustic noise and screen brightness are reduced. Using the ▲/▼ buttons switches the mode for mirror status. NORMAL ó...
  • Page 33: Screen Menu

    SCREEN Menu SCREEN Menu From the SCREEN menu, items shown in the table below can be performed. Select an item using the ▲/▼ cursor buttons, and press the ► cursor button or ENTER button to execute the item. Then perform it according to the following table. Item Description Using the ▲/▼...
  • Page 34: Tart Up

    SCREEN Menu SCREEN Menu (continued) Item Description Using the ▲/▼ buttons switches the mode for the start-up screen. The start-up screen is a screen displayed when no signal or an unsuitable signal is detected. MyScreen ó ORIGINAL ó TURN OFF Feature Screen can be registered by the MyScreen item MyScreen...
  • Page 35 SCREEN Menu SCREEN Menu (continued) Item Description This item allows you to capture an image for use as a MyScreen image which can be used as the BLANK screen and START UP screen. Display the image you want to capture before executing the following procedure.
  • Page 36 SCREEN Menu SCREEN Menu (continued) Item Description Using the ▲/▼ buttons turns on/off the message function. TURN ON ó TURN OFF When the TURN ON is selected, the following message function works. “AUTO IN PROGRESS” while automatically adjusting “NO INPUT IS DETECTED” “SYNC IS OUT OF RANGE”...
  • Page 37: Option Menu

    OPTION Menu OPTION Menu From the OPTION menu, items shown in the table below can be performed. Select an item using the ▲/▼ cursor buttons, and press the ► cursor button or ENTER button to execute the item, except for the items LAMP TIME and FILTER TIME.
  • Page 38 OPTION Menu OPTION Menu (continued) Item Description Using the ▲/▼ buttons adjusts the time to count down to automatically turn the projector off. Long (max. 99 minutes) ó Short (min. 0 minute = DISABLE) AUTO OFF AUTO OFF ENABLE DISABLE When the time is set to 0, the projector is not turned off automatically.
  • Page 39 OPTION Menu OPTION Menu (continued) Item Description This item is to assign one of the following function to MY BUTTON 1 and 2 on the remote control (5). Choose 1 or 2 on the MY BUTTON menu using the ◄/► button first.
  • Page 40 OPTION Menu OPTION Menu (continued) Item Description AUTO ADJUST Using the ▲/▼ buttons enables/disables the automatic adjustment. When DISABLE is selected, the automatic adjustment feature is disabled, although rough adjustment is automatically performed depending on the basic setting. FINE ó FAST ó DISABLE FINE: Finer tuning including H.SIZE adjustment.
  • Page 41 OPTION Menu OPTION Menu (continued) Item Description KEY LOCK Using the ▲/▼ buttons turns on/off the key lock feature. When TURN ON is selected, the buttons on the projector except the STANDBY/ON button are locked. TURN ON ó TURN OFF •...
  • Page 42 OPTION Menu OPTION Menu (continued) Item Description This projector is equipped with security functions. User registration is required before using the security functions. Please contact your local dealer. 1. Using Security Features 1.1 Inputting the PASSWORD 1.1-1 Use the ▲/▼ buttons on the OPTION menu to select SECURITY and press the ►...
  • Page 43: Using The Myscreen Password Function

    OPTION Menu OPTION Menu (continued) Item Description 1.3 If you have forgotten your PASSWORD 1.3-1 Follow the procedure in 1.1-1 to display the ENTER PASSWORD BOX. 1.3-2 While the ENTER PASSWORD BOX is displayed, press and hold the RESET button for about 3 seconds or press and hold the INPUT and ►...
  • Page 44: Using The Pin Lock Function

    OPTION Menu OPTION Menu (continued) Item Description 2.2-4 Move the cursor to the right side of the CHECK PASSWORD BOX and press the ► button to display the PASSWORD for about 20 seconds, please make note of the PASSWORD during this time. Pressing the ENTER button will return to MyScreen PASS WORD on/off menu.
  • Page 45 OPTION Menu OPTION Menu (continued) Item Description 3.1-2 Use the ▲/▼ buttons on the PIN LOCK on/off menu to select TURN ON and the PIN BOX will be displayed. 3.1-3 Input a 4 part PIN Code using the ▲, ▼, ◄, ►, COMPUTER/STORAGE and INPUT buttons.
  • Page 46: Using The Transition Detector Function

    OPTION Menu OPTION Menu (continued) Item Description 4. Using the Transition Detector Function While the Transition Detector function is ON, when power switch is started to supply to the projector, it might react as below. • Transition Detector alarm shown below might appear on screen, if the projector has been moved or re-installed.
  • Page 47 OPTION Menu OPTION Menu (continued) Item Description 4.3 Setting the Transition Detector off 4.3-1 Follow the procedure in 4.1-1 to display the Transition Detector on/off menu. 4.3-2 Select TURN OFF to display the ENTER PASSWORD BOX (large). Enter the registered PASSWORD and the screen will return to the Transition Detector on/off menu.
  • Page 48: Usb Storage

    USB STORAGE USB STORAGE This projector has “PC Less presentation” feature that can display following files stored in USB storage or display as thumbnail without connecting PC. NOTE 1 • Compliant file format File Format Maximum pixel size JPEG 8176 x 8176 M-JPEG (Motion-JPEG) 640 x 480 MPEG4...
  • Page 49 USB STORAGE Displaying Thumbnail Menu (continued) Thumbnail Display Menu Thumbnail Menu Displaying Thumbnail Menu (continued .) The “PC-LESS Presentation” can be controlled via control panel on the projector or the remote control. Following button operations can be valid while Thumbnail menu is displayed. Item Description ▲/▼/◄/►...
  • Page 50: Controlling The Projector

    USB STORAGE Displaying Thumbnail Menu (continued) Message Description USB storage is not inserted into USB STORAGE slot on No Media the projector. This is an alarm message that USB storage inserted into Broken Media USB STORAGE slot on the projector is broken. This is an alarm message that USB storage inserted into Bad format USB STORAGE slot on the projector has a noncompliant...
  • Page 51 USB STORAGE Displaying Thumbnail image Image files in USB storage can be seen as thumbnail display. Use ▲, ▼, ◄ and ► buttons to move a cursor to THUMBNAIL item in Thumbnail menu. Push ENTER button on the remote control or INPUT/ENTER button on the projector to decide it. Thumbnail Display Menu Selected image...
  • Page 52 USB STORAGE Displaying Thumbnail image (continued) NOTE 3 • Up to 999 files can be displayed • Files are sorted in the following order. 1) Symbols, 2) Numbers, 3) Characters • File name can be displayed up to 16 characters including file extension. •...
  • Page 53: Playing Slide Show

    USB STORAGE Playing Slide show SLIDE SHOW can displays a full screen image and change it to the next one in desired interval time. Use ▲, ▼, ◄ and ► buttons to move a cursor to SLIDE SHOW item in Thumbnail menu.
  • Page 54 USB STORAGE Playing Slide show (continued) SLIDE SHOW items (continued) Item Description Select SLIDE SHOW playing at ONE TIME or ENDLESS. 1. Select [MODE] using ▲, ▼, ◄ and ► buttons, then push ENTER button on the remote control or INPUT/ENTER button on the projector, so that [MODE] setting can be selected.
  • Page 55: Displaying An Image In Full Screen

    USB STORAGE Displaying an image in full screen One selected image file on Thumbnail menu can be displayed in full screen. Use ▲, ▼, ◄ and ► buttons to move a cursor to select an image on Thumbnail menu. Then, push ENTER button on the remote control or INPUT/ENTER button on the projector to display the selected image in full screen.
  • Page 56 USB STORAGE Displaying an image in full screen (continued) 2) Button operation for motion picture While motion picture is shown in full screen, the following operation can be made from the control panel on the projector or the remote control. Button Operation Pause and play motion picture.
  • Page 57: Maintenance

    Maintenance Maintenance Lamp A lamp has finite product life. Using the lamp for long periods of time could cause the pictures darker or the color tone poor. Note that each lamp has a different lifetime, and some may burst or burn out soon after you start using them. Preparation of a new lamp and early replacement are recommended.
  • Page 58: Lamp Warning

    Maintenance Lamp (continued) Lamp warning HIGH VOLTAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE HIGH PRESSURE WARNING ►The projector uses a high-pressure mercury glass lamp. The lamp can break with a loud bang, or burn out, if jolted or scratched, handled while hot, or worn over time. Note that each lamp has a different lifetime, and some may burst or burn out soon after you start using them.
  • Page 59: Air Filter

    Maintenance Air filter Please check and clean the air filter periodically. When the indicators or a message prompts you to clean the air filter, comply with it as soon as possible. Replace the air filter when it is damaged or too soiled. To prepare a new air filter, contact your dealer and tell the air filter type number.
  • Page 60: Other Care

    Maintenance Other care Inside of the projector In order to ensure the safe use of your projector, please have it cleaned and inspected by your dealer about once every year. Caring for the lens If the lens is flawed, soiled or fogged, it could cause deterioration of display quality.
  • Page 61: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting If an abnormal operation should occur, stop using the projector immediately. WARNING ►Never use the projector if abnormal operations such as smoke, strange odor, excessive sound, damaged casing or elements or cables, penetration of liquids or foreign matter, etc. should occur. In such cases, immediately disconnect the power plug from the power outlet.
  • Page 62: Regarding The Indicator Lamps

    Troubleshooting Regarding the indicator lamps When operation of the LAMP, TEMP and POWER indicators differs from usual, check and cope with it according to the following table. POWER LAMP TEMP Description indicator indicator indicator Lighting Turned Turned The projector is in a standby state. Orange Please refer to the section “Power on/off”.
  • Page 63: Shutting The Projector Down

    Troubleshooting Regarding the indicator lamps (continued) POWER LAMP TEMP Description indicator indicator indicator There is a possibility that the interior portion has become heated. Please turn the power off, and allow the projector to cool down at least 20 minutes. After the projector has Blinking sufficiently cooled down, please make confirmation of Turned...
  • Page 64: Phenomena That May Be Easy To Be Mistaken For Machine Defects

    Troubleshooting Phenomena that may be easy to be mistaken for machine defects About the phenomenon confused with a machine defect, check and cope with it according to the following table. Reference Phenomenon Cases not involving a machine defect page The electrical power cord is not plugged in. Correctly connect the power cord.
  • Page 65 Troubleshooting Phenomena that may be easy to be mistaken for machine defects (continued) Reference Phenomenon Cases not involving a machine defect page The brightness is adjusted to an extremely low level. 21, 23 Adjust BRIGHTNESS to a higher level using the menu function or the remote control.
  • Page 66: Specifications

    Specifications Specifications Item Specification Product name Liquid crystal projector Panel size 1.6 cm (0.63 type) Liquid Crystal Drive system TFT active matrix Panel Pixels 786,432 pixels (1024 horizontal x 768 vertical) Lens Zoom lens F=1.8 ~ 1.9 f = 16.4~ 19.7 mm Lamp 160W UHB Speaker...
  • Page 67 Read this Safety Guide first. Projector User's Manual - Safety Guide Thankyouforpurchasingthisprojector. WARNING • Before using, read these user's manuals of this projector to ensure correct usage through understanding. After reading, store them in a safe place for future reference. Incorrect handling of this product could possibly result in personal injury or physical damage.
  • Page 68: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions WARNING Never use the projector if a problem should occur. Abnormal operations such as smoke, strange odor, no image, no sound, excessive sound, damaged casing or elements or cables, penetration of liquidsorforeignmatter,etc.cancauseafireorelectricalshock. Insuchcase,immediatelyturnoffthepowerswitchandthendisconnectthe powerplugfromthepoweroutlet.Aftermakingsurethatthesmokeorodor Disconnectthe plugfromthe has stopped, contact your dealer. Never attempt to make repairs yourself poweroutlet.
  • Page 69 Safety Precautions (continued) WARNING Be cautious of High temperatures of the projector. Hightemperaturesaregeneratedwhenthelampislit.Itcouldresultinfireor burn.Usespecialcautioninhouseholdswherechildrenarepresent. Donottouchaboutthelens,airfansandventilationopeningsduringuseor immediatelyafteruse,topreventaburn.Takecareofventilation. •Keepaspaceof0cmormorebetweenthesidesandotherobjectssuch aswalls. •Donotplacetheprojectoronametallictableoranythingweakinheat. •Donotplaceanythingaboutthelens,airfansandventilationopeningsof theprojector. •Neverblocktheairfanandventilationopenings. •Donotcovertheprojectorwithatablecloth,etc. •Donotplacetheprojectoronacarpetorbedding. Never look through the lens or openings when the lamp is on. Thepowerfullightcouldadverselyaffectvision. Usespecialcautioninhouseholdswherechildrenarepresent. Use only the correct power cord and the correct power outlet. Incorrectpowersupplycouldresultinfireorelectricalshock. • Use only the correct power outlet depending on the indication on the projectorandthesafetystandard....
  • Page 70 Safety Precautions (continued) WARNING Be careful in handling the light source lamp. The projector uses a high-pressure mercury glass lamp made of glass. The lamp can break with a loud bang, or burn out. When the bulb bursts, it is possible for shards of glass to fly into the lamp housing, and for gas containingmercurytoescapefromtheprojector’sventholes. Please carefully read the section “Lamp”.
  • Page 71 Safety Precautions (continued) CAUTION Be careful in moving the projector. Neglectcouldresultinaninjuryordamage. • Do not move the projector during use. Before moving, disconnect the power cord and all external connections, and close the slide lens door or attachthelenscap. •Avoidanyimpactorshocktotheprojector. •Donotdragtheprojector. • F ormovingtheprojector,usetheenclosedcaseorbagifprovided. Do not put anything on top of the projector.
  • Page 72 Safety Precautions (continued) CAUTION Remove the power cord for complete separation. •Forsafetypurposes,disconnectthepowercordiftheprojectorisnottobe usedforprolongedperiodsoftime. Disconnectthe • Before cleaning, turn off and unplug the projector. Neglect could result in plugfromthe fireorelectricalshock. poweroutlet. Ask your dealer to cleaning inside of the projector about every year.
  • Page 73 Safety Precautions (continued) NOTE About consumables. Lamp,LCDpanels,polarizorsandotheropticalcomponents,andairfilterandcoolingfans haveadifferentlifetimeineach.Thesepartsmayneedtobereplacedafteralongusage time. •Thisproductisn’tdesignedforcontinuoususeoflongtime.Inthecaseofcontinuoususe forhoursormore,oruseforhoursormoreeveryday(evenifitisn’tcontinuous),or repetitious use, thelifetime may be shortened, and thesepartsmayneed tobereplaced evenifoneyearhasnotpassedsincethebeginningofusing. • A ny inclining use beyond the adjustment range explained in these user’s manuals may shortenthelifetimesoftheconsumables. Before turning on the power, make the projector cool down adequately. Afterturningtheprojectoroff,pushingtherestartswitchorinterruptingofthepowersupply, make the projector cool down adequately. Operation in a high temperature state of the projectorcausesadamageoftheelectrodeandun-lightingofthelamp.
  • Page 74 Lamp WARNING HIGH VOLTAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE HIGH PRESSURE The projector uses a high-pressure mercury glass lamp. The lamp can break with a loud bang, or burn out, if jolted or scratched, handled while hot, or worn over time. Notethateachlamphasadifferentlifetime,andsomemayburstorburnoutsoonafter you start using them. In addition, when the bulb bursts, it is possible for shards of glasstoflyintothelamphousing,andforgas containing mercurytoescapefromthe projector’sventholes.
  • Page 75: Regulatory Notices

    Regulatory Notices FCC Statement Warning WARNING:  This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part  of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur...
  • Page 76 Projector CPX1/CPX5 User's Manual (detailed) Technical Example of PC signal Resolution (H x V) H. frequency (kHz) V. frequency (Hz) Rating Signal mode 720 x 400 37.9 85.0 VESA TEXT 640 x 480 3.5 59.9 VESA VGA (60Hz) 640 x 480 37.9 72.8 VESA...
  • Page 77 Initial set signals Initial set signals The following signals are used for the initial settings. The signal timing of some PC models may be different. In such case, adjust the items V POSITION and H POSITION in the IMAGE menu. Back porch (B) Front porch (D) Back porch (b)
  • Page 78 Connection to the ports Connection to the ports AUDIO OUT USB USB STORAGE COMPUTER IN1 COMPUTER IN2 DC 5V 0.5A AUDIO IN S-VIDEO VIDEO COMPUTOR IN1, COMPUTOR IN2 D-sub 5pin mini shrink jack (1) for Computor signal • Video signal: RGB separate, Analog, 0.7Vp-p, 75Ω terminated (positive) •...
  • Page 79: Audio Out

    Connection to the ports (continued) AUDIO OUT USB USB STORAGE COMPUTER IN1 COMPUTER IN2 DC 5V 0.5A AUDIO IN S-VIDEO VIDEO S-VIDEO Mini DIN 4pin jack Signal Color signal 0.286Vp-p (NTSC, burst), 75Ω terminator Color signal 0.300Vp-p (PAL/SECAM, burst) 75Ω terminator Brightness signal, 1.0Vp-p, 75Ω...
  • Page 80 Connection to the ports (continued) AUDIO OUT USB USB STORAGE COMPUTER IN1 COMPUTER IN2 DC 5V 0.5A AUDIO IN S-VIDEO VIDEO USB STORAGE USB A type jack Signal  +5V 2 - Data 3 + Data 4 Ground USB B type jack Signal  +5V 2 - Data...
  • Page 81 Hitachi America, Ltd. Hitachi Europe S.A. Digital Media Div. Gran Via Carlos III, 86 planta 5ª Hitachi Plaza 2000 Sierra Point Parkway Edificios Trade - Torre Este Brisbane, CA 94005-1835 USA 08028 Barcelona SPAIN Tel: +1 -800-225-1741 Tel: +34 -93-409-2550...

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