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    LCD Projector NP3150/NP2150/NP1150 NP3151W User’s Manual...

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    (3) Great care has been taken in the preparation of this 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 NP3150/NP2150/NP1150/NP3151W projector and keep the manual handy for future reference. Your serial number is located on the bottom of your projector. Record it here: CAUTION To turn off main power, be sure to remove the plug from power outlet.

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    Important Information Disposing of your used product EU-wide legislation as implemented in each Member State requires that used electrical and electronic products carrying the mark (left) must be disposed of separately from normal household waste. This in- cludes projectors and their electrical accessories or lamps. When you dispose of such products, please follow the guidance of your local authority and/or ask the shop where you purchased the product.

  • Page 5: 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 regulation 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.

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    Important Information Fire and Shock Precautions • Ensure that there is sufficient ventilation and that vents are unobstructed to prevent the build-up of heat inside your projector. Allow at least 4 inches (10cm) of space between your projector and a wall. •...

  • Page 7: Remote Control Precautions

    Important Information CAUTION • Always carry your projector by the carrying handle. Before doing so, be sure to lock the carrying handle in place. To lock the carrying handle, see “To lock the carrying handle” on page 6. • Do not use the tilt-foot for purposes other than originally intended. Misuses such as using the tilt foot to carry or hang (from the wall or ceiling) the projector can cause damage to the projector.

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    Important Information About High Altitude mode • Set [FAN MODE] to [HIGH ALTITUDE] when using the projector at altitudes approximately 5500 feet/1600 me- ters or higher. Using the projector at altitudes approximately 5500 feet/1600 meters or higher without setting to [HIGH ALTI- TUDE] can cause the projector to overheat and the protector could shut down.

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    Important Information FCC Compliance This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:(1) this device may not cause harmful interference and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B Personal Computer and Peripher- al, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.

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    Guyane and La Reunion: outdoor use not allowed in band 2400 - 2420 MHz. Hereby, NEC Display Solutions, Ltd. declares that this USB Wireless LAN Unit (Model: NP01LM) is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC.

  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Important Information ....................i 1. Introduction ......................1  What’s in the Box? ......................1  Introduction to the Projector ..................2 Congratulations on Your Purchase of the Projector ..........2 Features you’ll enjoy : ....................2 About this user’s manual ..................3 ...

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    Table of Contents  Turning off the Projector ....................34  After Use........................34 4. Convenient Features ..................35  Turning Off the Image and Sound ................35  Freezing a Picture ....................... 35  Enlarging and Moving a Picture ................... 35 ...

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    Table of Contents 6. Using On-Screen Menu ................72  Using the Menus ......................72 Using ADVANCED menu and BASIC menu ............73 Entering alphanumeric characters by using Software Keyboard ......73  Menu tree ........................74  Menu Elements ......................76 ...

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    Table of Contents 9. Appendix ......................135  Troubleshooting ......................135 Indicator Messages ....................135  Specifications ......................138  Cabinet Dimensions ....................142  Screen Size and Projection Distance ................ 143 [NP3150/NP2150/NP1150] .................. 143 [NP3151W]......................144  Pin Assignments of D-Sub COMPUTER 1 Input Connector ........147 Mini D-Sub 15 Pin Connector ................

  • Page 15: Introduction

    1. Introduction  What’s in the Box? Make sure your box contains everything listed. If any pieces are missing, contact your dealer. Please save the original box and packing materials if you ever need to ship your Projector. remote control Batteries (aa x 2) (7n900801) Projector...

  • Page 16: Introduction To The Projector

    1. Introduction  Introduction to the Projector This section introduces you to the NP3150/NP2150/NP1150/NP3151W projector and describes key features and controls. Congratulations on Your Purchase of the Projector The NP3150/NP2150/NP1150 is a sophisticated XGA projector that produces an enhanced display. NP3151W is a WXGA projector.

  • Page 17: About This User's Manual

    1. Introduction • Wall Color Correction Built-in Wall Color Correction presets provide for adaptive color correction when projecting onto non-white screen material (or a wall). • Silicon Optix hQV technology produces superior video processing The technology produces superior video processing using pixel-based, motion-adaptive de-interlacing to remove undesirable motion artifacts typical of interlaced signals.

  • Page 18: Part Names Of The Projector

    1. Introduction  Part Names of the Projector Front/Top lens shift dial (right / left,Up / down) (→ page 27) Controls (→ page 7) focus ring (→ page 28) remote sensor Ventilation (inlet) / filter (→ page 10) (→ page 125) lens release Button Built-in security slot ( (→...

  • Page 19: Bottom

    1. Introduction Bottom anti-theft screw for lens Carrying handle (→ page 134) Carrying the Projector Always carry your projector by the handle. Ensure that the power cable and any other cables connecting to video sources are disconnected before moving the projector.

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    1. Introduction To lock the carrying handle 1. Carefully place the projector on its end. 2. Pull up the carrying handle with the catch pressed down. 3. Press down the left and right locks to set the carrying handle in place. •...

  • Page 21: Top Features

    1. Introduction Top Features 1 4 5 SELECT LAMP STATUS POWER 3D.REFORM AUTO.ADJUST SOURCE ON/STAND.BY . pOWER Button ( ) (ON / STAND BY) (→ page . SOURCE Button 3, 34) . AUTO ADJUST Button (→ page 3) NOTE: To turn on the projector, press and hold this button 8.

  • Page 22: Terminal Panel Features

    1. Introduction Terminal Panel Features USB(LAN) The actual appearance of the terminal panel may differ slightly from that shown in the drawing, but this does not af- fect the projector’s performance. . COmpUTER  IN/Component Connector (mini 0. pC CONTROL port (D-Sub 9 pin) (→page 49, 50) D-Sub 5 pin) (→page 4, ) Use this port to connect your PC or control system AUDIO IN (Stereo mini Jack) (→page 4, 5, )

  • Page 23: Part Names Of The Remote Control

    1. Introduction  Part Names of the Remote Control 4. LED Flashes when any button is pressed. 5. pOWER ON Button (→ page 3) NOTE: To turn on the projector, press and hold the POWER ON button for a minimum of two seconds. .

  • Page 24: Battery Installation

    1. Introduction Battery Installation Slip the cover back over the bat- Press the catch and re- Install new ones (AA). Ensure teries until it snaps into place. move the battery cover. that you have the batteries’ po- larity (+/–) aligned correctly. NOTE: Do not mix different types of batteries or new and old batteries.

  • Page 25: Remote Control Precautions

    1. Introduction Remote Control Precautions • Handle the remote control carefully. • If the remote control gets wet, wipe it dry immediately. • Avoid excessive heat and humidity. • Do not heat, take apart, or throw batteries into fire. • If you will not be using the remote control for a long time, remove the batteries. •...

  • Page 26: Installation And Connections

    2. Installation and Connections This section describes how to set up your projector and how to connect PCs, video and audio sources. Your projector is simple to set up and use. But before you get started, you must first: z Set up a screen and the projector. x Connect your computer or video equip- ment to the projector.

  • Page 27: Selecting A Location [np3151w]

    2. Installation and Connections Selecting a Location [NP3151W] The further your projector is from the screen or wall, the larger the image. The minimum size the image can be is approximately 30 inches (0.76 m) measured diagonally when the projector is roughly 44 inches (1.1 m) from the wall or screen.

  • Page 28: 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.

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    2. Installation and Connections When Viewing a DVI Digital Signal To project a DVI digital signal, be sure to connect the PC and the projector using a DVI-D signal cable (not supplied) before turning on your PC or projector. Turn on the projector first and select COMPUTER 3 from the source menu before turning on your PC.

  • Page 30: Connecting An External Monitor

    2. Installation and Connections Connecting an External Monitor COMPUTER 1 IN (or COMPUTER 2 IN / COMPONENT IN) USB(LAN) AUDIO OUT MONITOR OUT audio cable (not supplied) audio cable (not supplied) Vga signal cable (supplied) Vga signal cable (not supplied) AUDIO phONE You can connect a separate, external monitor to your projector to simultaneously view on a monitor the RGB analog...

  • Page 31: Connecting Your Dvd Player With Component Output

    2. Installation and Connections Connecting Your DVD Player with Component Output COMPONENT IN USB(LAN) AUDIO IN Component video rCa3 cable (not supplied) audio equipment dVd player AUDIO IN AUDIO OUT Component audio cable (not supplied) TIP: A component signal will be automatically displayed. If not, from the menu, select [SETUP] → [OPTIONS] → [SIGNAL SE- LECT] →...

  • Page 32: Connecting Your Vcr

    2. Installation and Connections Connecting Your VCR USB(LAN) S-VIDEO IN AUDIO IN VIDEO IN s-Video cable (not supplied) Video cable (not supplied) audio equipment S-VIDEO VIDEO AUDIO IN VIDEO OUT AUDIO OUT audio cable (not supplied) NOTE: Refer to your VCR owner’s manual for more information about your equipment’s video output requirements. NOTE: An image may not be displayed correctly when a Video or S-Video source is played back in fast-forward or fast-rewind via a scan converter.

  • Page 33: Connecting To A Network

    2. Installation and Connections Connecting to a Network The NP3150/NP2150/NP1150/NP3151W comes standard with a LAN port (RJ-45) which provides a LAN connec- tion using a LAN cable. The USB Wireless LAN Unit also provides a wireless LAN connection. To use a LAN con- nection, you are required to assign an IP address to the projector.

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    2. Installation and Connections Example of LAN connection (A) Example of wired LAN connection server lan cable (not supplied) NOTE: Use a Category 5 or higher LAN cable. USB(LAN) (B) Example of wireless LAN connection (Network Type → Infrastructure) PC with wireless PC with built-in wireless lan card inserted lan function...

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    2. Installation and Connections (C) Example of wireless LAN connection (Network Type → Ad Hoc) UsB Wireless lan Unit PC with wireless PC with built-in wireless lan card inserted lan function To enable direct communication (i.e., peer-to-peer) between personal computers and projectors, you need to select the Ad Hoc mode.

  • Page 36: Connecting The Supplied Power Cable

    2. Installation and Connections Connecting the Supplied Power Cable Connect the supplied power cable to the projector. First connect the supplied power cable’s three-pin plug to the AC IN of the projector, and then connect the other plug of the supplied power cable in the wall outlet. to wall outlet Make sure that the prongs are fully inserted into both the aC in and the...

  • Page 37: Projecting An Image (basic Operation)

    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) This section describes how to turn on the projector and to project a picture onto the screen.  Turning on the Projector NOTE: • The projector has two power switches: a main power switch and a POWER (ON/STAND BY) button (POWER ON and OFF on the remote control).

  • Page 38: Note On Startup Screen (menu Language Select Screen)

    3. 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 21 menu languages. To select a menu language, follow these steps: 1.

  • Page 39: Selecting A Source

    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation)  Selecting a Source Selecting the computer or video source Selecting from Source List Press and quickly release the SOURCE button on the projector cabinet to dis- play the Source list. Each time the SOURCE button is pressed, the input source SELECT will change as follows: “COMPUTER 1/2/3”, “COMPONENT”, “VIDEO”...

  • Page 40: Adjusting The Picture Size And Position

    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation)  Adjusting the Picture Size and Position Use the lens shift dials, the adjustable tilt foot levers, the zoom lever or the focus ring to adjust the picture size and position. Adjusting the position of a projected image Adjusting the focus [Lens shift] [Focus ring]...

  • Page 41: Adjusting The Position Of A Projected Image

    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) Adjusting the position of a projected image • Rotate the lens shift dial. LENS SHIFT LEFT RIGHT NOTE: The lens shift dial for LEFT-RIGHT cannot be rotated one-half turn or more. Do not over rotate it or it may break. NOTE: Shifting the lens to the maximum in two directions combined will cause the edges of the image to become dark or will cause some shadows.

  • Page 42: Adjusting The Focus (focus Ring)

    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) Adjusting the focus (Focus ring) • Rotate the focus ring to make focus adjustment. Focus ring LENS RELEASE Finely adjusting the size of an image (Zoom lever) • Rotate the zoom lever to adjust the image size on the screen. Zoom lever LENS RELEASE...

  • Page 43: Adjusting The Tilt Foot

    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) Adjusting the Tilt Foot 1. Lift the front edge of the projector. CAUTION: Do not try to touch the ventilation outlet during Tilt Foot adjustment as it can become heated while the projector is turned on and during its cool down period after it is turned off.

  • Page 44: Correcting Keystone Distortion

    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation)  Correcting Keystone Distortion When the projector is not exactly perpendicular to the screen, keystone distortion occurs. To overcome it, you can use the “Keystone” function, a digital technology that can adjust for keystone-type distortion, resulting in a crisp, square image. The following procedure explains how to use the [KEYSTONE] screen from the menu to correct trapezoidal distortions.

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    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) 5. Repeat steps 2 and 4 to correct keystone distortion. 6. After completing Keystone correction, press the EXIT button. the Keystone screen will disappear. • to perform Keystone correction again, press the 3d refOrM button to display the Keystone screen and repeat above steps 1 to 6.

  • Page 46: Optimizing An Rgb Image Automatically

    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation)  Optimizing an RGB Image Automatically Adjusting the Image Using Auto Adjust Optimizing an RGB image automatically. Press the AUTO ADJUST button to optimize an RGB image automatically. This adjustment may be necessary when you connect your computer for the first time. [Poor picture] LASER L-CLICK...

  • Page 47: Using The Laser Pointer

    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation)  Using the Laser Pointer You can use the laser to draw your audience’s attention to a red dot that you can place on any object. CAUTION: • Do not look into the laser pointer while it is on. •...

  • Page 48: Turning Off The Projector

    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation)  Turning off the Projector To turn off the projector: 1. Press the POWER (ON/STAND BY) button on the projector POWER POWER cabinet or the POWER OFF button on the remote control. COMPUTER VIDEO VIEWER COMPONENT The [POWER OFF / ARE YOU SURE?] message will appear.

  • Page 49: Convenient Features

    4. Convenient Features LASER L-CLICK R-CLICK MOUSE FREEZE  Turning Off the Image and Sound ASPECT LAMP MODE AUTO ADJ. VOLUME MAGNIFY PAGE Press the PIC-MUTE button to turn off the image and sound for a short period of DOWN time.

  • Page 50: Changing Lamp Mode

    4. Convenient Features  Changing Lamp Mode The lamp life can be extended by using the Eco mode. To change to the [ECO] mode, do the following: LASER L-CLICK R-CLICK 1. Press the LAMP MODE button to display [LAMP MODE] screen. MOUSE FREEZE ASPECT...

  • Page 51: Using A Usb Mouse

    4. Convenient Features  Using a USB Mouse Using a USB mouse gives you a smooth operation. A commercially available USB mouse can be used. USB(LAN) Menu items that can be operated with your USB mouse are: • VIEWER • NETWORK •...

  • Page 52: Using The Optional Remote Mouse Receiver (np01mr)

    4. Convenient Features  Using the Optional Remote Mouse Receiver (NP01MR) The optional remote mouse receiver enables you to operate your computer’s mouse functions from the remote con- trol. It is a great convenience for your computer-generated presentations. Connecting the remote mouse receiver to your computer If you wish to use the remote mouse function, connect the mouse receiver and computer.

  • Page 53: About Drag Mode

    4. Convenient Features Operating your computer’s mouse from the remote control You can operate your computer’s mouse from the remote control. PAGE.UP/DOWN.Button....scrolls.the.viewing.area.of.the.window.or.to.move.to.the.previous.or.next.slide.in.Power- Point.on.your.computer. SELECT..Button....moves.the.mouse.cursor.on.your.computer. MOUSE.L-CLICK.Button....works.as.the.mouse.left.button. MOUSE.R-CLICK.Button....works.as.the.mouse.right.button. NOTE: • When you operate the computer using the SELECT  button with the menu displayed, both the menu and the mouse pointer will be affected.

  • Page 54: Correcting Horizontal And Vertical Keystone Distortion [cornerstone]

    4. Convenient Features  Correcting Horizontal and Vertical Keystone Distortion [COR- NERSTONE] Use the 3D Reform feature to correct keystone (trapezoidal) distortion to make the top or bottom and the left or right side of the screen longer or shorter so that the projected image is rectangular. Cornerstone 1.

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    4. Convenient Features 7. Use the SELECT  button to move the projected image frame as shown on the example. screen 8. Press the ENTER button. screen 9. Use the SELECT  button to select another icon which points in the direction. On the Cornerstone adjustment screen, select [eXit] or press the eXit button on the remote control.

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    4. Convenient Features The adjustable ranges for 3D Reform are as follows: HORIZONTAL VERTICAL CORNERSTONE Max. +/– 40° approx. Max. +/– 30° approx. KEYSTONE * The following are conditions under which the maximum angle is achieved: • When the standard lens is used •...

  • Page 57: Displaying Two Pictures At The Same Time

    4. Convenient Features 9 Displaying Two Pictures at the Same Time The projector has a feature that allows you to view two different signals simultaneously. You have two modes: PIP mode and Side by Side mode. From the menu you can select [SETUP] → [BASIC] → [PIP/SIDE BY SIDE]. The [PIP/SIDE BY SIDE] menu item has the following three options: MODE, POSITION, and SOURCE.

  • Page 58: [position]

    4. Convenient Features Viewing Two pictures 1. Press the PIP button on the remote control. the PiP/side BY side sOUrCe screen will be displayed. 2. Use the SELECT  or  button to select the source and press the ENTER button. the PiP screen or side BY side screen will be displayed, depending on which was selected in the [MOde] set- ting screen.

  • Page 59: Preventing Unauthorized Use Of The Projector

    4. Convenient Features  Preventing Unauthorized Use of the Projector Assigning a keyword prevents the projector from being used by unauthorized individuals. Turning on the Security function by assigning a keyword for the first time 1. Press the MENU button. The menu will be displayed.

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    4. Convenient Features 4. Press the SELECT  button three times to highlight [SECURITY SETTINGS]. 5. Press the ENTER button to display the SECURITY SETTINGS menu. 6. Press the SELECT  button four times to highlight [SECURITY-SETTINGS] and press the ENTER button. The Security screen will be displayed.

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    4. Convenient Features 8. Enter an alphanumeric keyword using the Software keyboard. For example, to enter “1234”, follow the steps 8-1 to 8-4 below. NOTE: • When using your USB mouse, click each number or alphabet. BS: Delete the character before the cursor or highlight. : Confirm the keyword and close the Software keyboard.

  • Page 62: Checking If Security Is Enabled

    4. Convenient Features 10. Press the SELECT  button to highlight [OK] and press the ENTER button. The confirmation screen will be displayed. 11. Press the SELECT  or  button to highlight [YES] and press the ENTER button. The Security Function will take effect when the projector is turned on next time. Checking If Security is enabled Turn off the projector and turn it back on to check if the Security function is enabled.

  • Page 63: Disabling The Security

    NOTE: Do not forget your keyword. However, if you forget your keyword, NEC or your dealer will provide you with your Release Code upon proof of ownership.

  • Page 64: Limiting Access Level To Available Menu Items

    NOTE: Do not forget your password. If you forget your password, ask your administrator. If your administrator forget the pass- word, ask NEC or your dealer. NEC or your dealer will provide you with your Release Code (24 character length) upon proof of ownership.

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    4. Convenient Features Creating or Adding a User 1. From the menu, select [SETUP] → [INSTALLATION(2)] → [SECURITY SETTINGS]. 2. Select [ACCOUNT]-[SETTINGS]. the [aCCOUnt] setting screen will be displayed. 3. Select [CREATE]. the [Create] screen will be displayed. 4. Enter a user name, user type, and password. •...

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    NOTE: Do not forget your password. If you forget your password, ask your administrator. If your administrator forget the pass- word, ask NEC or your dealer. NEC or your dealer will provide you with your Release Code (24 character length) upon proof of...

  • Page 67: L Operation Using An Http 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”, http://pj.nec.co.jp/index.html is specified for the address or the entry column of the URL.

  • Page 68: Structure Of The Http Server

    4. Convenient Features Structure of the HTTP Server POWER: This controls the power of the projector. ON ........Power is switched on. OFF ........Power is switched off. VOLUME: This controls the volume of the projector.  ........Increases the volume adjustment value. ...

  • Page 69

    4. Convenient Features SOURCE SELECT: This switches the input connector of the projector. COMPUTER1 ....Switches to the COMPUTER 1 IN connector. COMPUTER2 ....Switches to the COMPUTER 2 IN connector. COMPUTER3 ....Switches to the COMPUTER 3 (DVI-D) IN connector. COMPONENT ....Switches to the COMPONENT IN connectors. VIDEO .......Switches to the VIDEO IN connector.

  • Page 70: M Projecting Your Computer's Screen Image From The Projector Via A Network [network Projector]

    4. Convenient Features M Projecting Your Computer’s Screen Image from the Projector via a Network [NETWORK PROJECTOR] A Windows Vista-based computer can be operated using the projector over a network. The projector supports the Network Projector function and the Remote Desktop function of Windows Vista. By selecting the projector connected to the same network as that of your PC, the PC screen image can be project- ed to the screen via network.

  • Page 71

    4. Convenient Features 2. Press the SELECT  or  button to select [NETWORK] and press the ENTER button. in the screen, the [netWOrK] menu is displayed. 3. From the [NETWORK] menu, select [NETWORK PROJECTOR]. the [PrOJeCtOr naMe/disPlaY resOlUtiOn/PassWOrd/Url] will be displayed. TIP: •...

  • Page 72

    4. Convenient Features 4. Operate [Resolution] slide bar to change the resolution to the resolution displayed on [DISPLAY RESO- LUTION] in the NETWORK PROJECTOR screen. 5. Click [OK]. the message “do you keep this screen setting?” is displayed. 6. Click [Yes]. the resolution of Windows Vista screen is changed to the resolution displayed on [disPlaY resOlUtiOn] in the netWOrK PrOJeCtOr screen.

  • Page 73

    4. Convenient Features 7. Check the password displayed in the screen projected by the projector. 8. Input the password to the password input box displayed by the operation at Step 7. 9. Click [Connect]. the network projector function works and the screen of Windows Vista is projected from the projector. •...

  • Page 74: N Using The Projector To Operate Your Computer Via A Network

    4. Convenient Features N Using the Projector to Operate Your Computer via a Network [REMOTE DESKTOP] • By selecting the PC connected to the same network as that of the projector, the PC screen image can be pro- jected to the screen via network. Then, by operating the keyboard, you can operate Windows Vista on the PC connected with the network.

  • Page 75

    4. Convenient Features Setting the password to the user account of Windows Vista TIP: If a password has been set for an account, the steps 1 to 9 can be skipped. 1. Click [Start] from the desktop of Windows Vista. 2.

  • Page 76

    4. Convenient Features 4. Click [View status] displayed in blue on the right of [Local Area Connection] in the window. the [local area Connection status] window appears. 5. Click [Details...]. Write down the value for “iPv4 iP address” (xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx) displayed. 6.

  • Page 77

    4. Convenient Features 2. Press the SELECT  or  button to select [NETWORK] and press the ENTER button. the [netWOrK] menu will be displayed. 3. From the [NETWORK] menu, use the wireless keyboard to select [REMOTE DESKTOP CONNECTION]. the [reMOte desKtOP COnneCtiOn] window appears. TIP: Setting [OPTIONS] in REMOTE DESKTOP Clicking [OPTIONS] displays the [PERFORMANCE] screen.

  • Page 78

    4. Convenient Features Exiting the Remote Desktop 1. Operate the wireless keyboard to click [Start] from the desktop screen projected by the projector. 2. Click [X] on the right of the start menu. the remote desktop function is stopped. 3. Press the SOURCE button of the projector to select an input terminal other than [NETWORK]. When using the remote control, press a button other than the netWOrK button.

  • Page 79: Using The Viewer

    Both PNG and GIF format support non-interlaced images only. “Index” file is a file created using the Ulead Photo Explorer 8.0 contained on the supplied NEC User Supportware 5 CD-ROM. See the supplied “User Supportware 5 User’s Guide” for installing the Ulead Photo Explorer 8.0 on your computer.

  • Page 80: Operating The Viewer Function From The Projector (playback)

    5. Using the Viewer  Operating the Viewer Function from the Projector (playback) This section describes the operation for showing slides created or movie files. Projecting slides (Viewer) Preparation: Store JPEG or BMP files (JPEG, BMP, non-interlaced GIF or non-interlaced PNG files) in a USB mem- ory inserted into your PC.

  • Page 81: Projecting A Movie File

    5. Using the Viewer Projecting a movie file Preparation: Store MPG files in a USB memory inserted into your PC. To display a movie file: 1. Press the SOURCE button to select [VIEWER]. Viewer screen will be displayed. (a slide will be displayed at the factory default.) 2.

  • Page 82

    5. Using the Viewer Thumbnail screen list of folders scroll bar highlight thumbnail/file name Cursor (yellow) information number of files Highlight........Indicates.the.selected.folder.or.drive. List.of.folders......Indicates.folders.contained.on.a.USB.memory. Information........ Indicates.information.of.the.selected.file.or.folder. Folder:.folder.name,.number.of.files,.creation.date.(month/day/year),.creation.time.(hour:minute: second). File:.file.name,.slide.number/number.of.displayable.slides.in.a.folder,.creation.date.(month/day/ year),.creation.time.(hour:minute:second),.file.size. Number.of.files......Indicates. number. of. displayable. slides. in. the. selected. folder.. The. maximum. number. of. images. recognized.as.slides.within.one.directory.is.about.250.

  • Page 83: Setting Option For Viewer

    5. Using the Viewer Setting Option for Viewer PLAY MODE: MANUAL....Views.a.slide.manually.when.the.Viewer.source.is.selected. AUTO...... Plays.back.slides.automatically.when.the.Viewer.source.is.selected. INTERVAL: Specifies interval time between 5 and 300 seconds. START: Specifies start screen when the Viewer source is selected. SHOW THUMBNAILS: Selecting the Viewer source will display a list of thumbnails of graphic files stored in the USB memory when [ON] is selected.

  • Page 84: Thumbnails Menu

    5. Using the Viewer THUMBNAILS menu The THUMBNAILS menu will appear when you press the MENU button on the remote control or the projector cabinet. To close the THUMBNAILS menu, press the EXIT button. The THUMBNAILS menu includes the following commands: PLAY....

  • Page 85: Changing Background Logo

    Once you have changed the background from the default “NEC Projector” image (jpg) to another, you cannot return the logo to background even by using [RESET]. To put the default “NEC Projector” image (jpg) back in the background logo, repeat the above steps.

  • Page 86: Using On-screen Menu

    6. Using On-Screen Menu  Using the Menus 1. Press the MENU button on the remote control or the projector cabinet to display the menu. NOTE: The commands such as  ENTER, EXIT in the bottom show available buttons for your operation. 2.

  • Page 87: Using Advanced Menu And Basic Menu

    6. Using On-Screen Menu Using ADVANCED menu and BASIC menu The projector has two menu modes: the ADVANCED menu and the BASIC menu. ADVANCED.menu... This.is.the.menu.that.contains.all.the.available.menus.and.commands..Users.with.an.ADMINISTRAOR.or. ADVANCED.account.can.access.the.ADVANCED.menu. BASIC.menu... This.is.the.basic.menu.that.contains.minimum.essentials.of.menus.and.commands..Users.with.a.BASIC. account.can.access.the.BASIC.menu. See page for settings available to ADVANCED and BASIC menus. NOTE: •...

  • Page 88: Menu Tree

    6. Using On-Screen Menu  Menu tree Basic menu items are indicated by shaded area. Factory default settings are indi- cated by the gray shaded area. Menu Item SOURCE. COMPUTER.1,.COMPUTER.2,.COMPUTER.3,.COMPONENT,.VIDEO,.S-VIDEO,.VIEWER,.NETWORK,.ENTRY.LIST ADJUST. PICTURE. MODE. STANDARD,.PROFESSIONAL PRESET. 1.to.7 DETAIL.SETTINGS. GENERAL. REFERENCE. HIGH-BRIGHT,.PRESENTATION,.VIDEO,. MOVIE,.GRAPHIC,.sRGB, DICOM.SIM.

  • Page 89

    6. Using On-Screen Menu Menu Item SETUP. INSTALLATION(1). ORIENTATION. DESKTOP.FRONT,.CEILING.REAR,.DESKTOP.REAR,.CEILING.FRONT SCREEN. SCREEN.TYPE:.4:3.SCREEN,.WIDE.SCREEN ./.POSITION GEOMETRIC.CORRECTION. OFF,.1,.2,.3 MULTI-SCREEN.COMP... MODE,CONTRAST,BRIGHTNESS INSTALLATION(2). NETWORK.SETTINGS. GENERAL:.. . PROJECTOR.NAME,.WIRED.LAN,.WIRELESS.LAN .WIRED:.. . P ROFILES,.DHCP,.IP.ADDRESS,.SUBNET.MASK,.GATEWAY,. DNS.CONFIGURATION,.RECONNECT .WIRELESS:. PROFILES,.DHCP,.IP.ADDRESS,.SUBNET.MASK,.GATEWAY,. DNS.CONFIGURATION,.ADVANCED,.RECONNECT DOMAIN:.. HOST.NAME,.DOMAIN.NAME MAIL:.. . A LERT.MAIL,.SENDER’S.ADDRESS,.SMTP.SERVER.NAME RECIPIENT’S.ADDRESS.1-3,.TEST.MAIL COMMUNICATION.SPEED. 4800bps,.9600bps,.19200bps,.38400bps SECURITY.SETTINGS. CONTROL.

  • Page 90: Menu Elements

    6. Using On-Screen Menu  Menu Elements slide bar highlight available buttons Currently selected Currently selected user source help button Close button solid triangle radio button Check box OK button Cancel button return symbol menu windows or dialog boxes typically have the following elements: Highlight....

  • Page 91: Menu Descriptions & Functions [source]

    This feature enables you to make presentations using a USB memory that contains captured images and slides cre- ated with the exclusive Ulead Photo Explorer 8.0 for NEC contained on the CD-ROM. See the supplied NEC Wired and Wireless Network Setup Guide for installing the Ulead Photo Explorer 8.0 for NEC.

  • Page 92

    6. Using On-Screen Menu [ENTRY LIST] Using the Entry List When any source adjustments are made, the adjustments are automatically registered in the Entry List. The (adjust- ment values of) registered signals can be loaded from the Entry List whenever necessary. However, only up to 100 patterns can be registered in the Entry List.

  • Page 93

    6. Using On-Screen Menu Source NaMe: Enter.a.signal.name..Up.to.18.alphanumeric.characters.can.be.used. INput terMINal: Change.the.input.terminal. lock: Set.so.that.the.selected.signal.cannot.be.deleted.when.[ALL.DELETE].is.executed..After.executing.[LOCK],. the.changes.cannot.be.saved. SkIp: Set.so.that.the.selected.signal.will.be.skipped.during.auto.search. When.complete,.select.OK.and.press.ENTER..To.exit.without.storing.the.setting,.select.Cancel..Select. [SOURCE.NAME].and.press.ENTER.to.display.the.Source.Name.Edit.window..You.can.change.source. name.on.this.window..Press. .to.display.the.software.keyboard,.which.you.can.enter.alphanumeric. characters.. ALL.DELETE.... This.feature.enables.you.to.delete.all.the.registered.signals.in.the.Entry.List. PAGE.UP/.PAGE.DOWN... Enables.you.to.go.to.the.next.page.or.the.previous.page. The following buttons are not available for the currently projecting signals: 1) The CUT and PASTE buttons on the [ENTRY LIST] screen 2) The INPUT TERMINAL button on the [EDIT] screen NOTE: When all the signals in the [ENTRY LIST] are deleted, the currently projected signal will be also deleted except locked sig- nals.

  • Page 94: Menu Descriptions & Functions [adjust]

    6. Using On-Screen Menu  Menu Descriptions & Functions [ADJUST] [PICTURE] [mODE] This function allows you to determine how to save settings for [DETAIL SETTINGS] of [PRESET] for each input. STANDARD..... Saves.settings.for.each.item.of.[PRESET].(Preset.1.through.7) PROFESSIONAL..Saves.all.the.settings.of.[PICTURE].for.each.input.. [pRESET] This option allows you to adjust neutral tint for yellow, cyan or magenta. There are seven factory presets optimized for various types of images, you can set user adjustable settings.

  • Page 95: Detail Settings

    6. Using On-Screen Menu [DETAIL SETTINGS] This will provide you with two pages of menus that provide more detailed settings. [GENERAL] Selecting Reference Setting [REFERENCE] This feature allows you to use color correction or gamma values as reference data to optimize for various types of images.

  • Page 96

    6. Using On-Screen Menu [CONTRAST] Adjusts the intensity of the image according to the incoming signal. [BRIGhTNESS] Adjusts the brightness level or the back raster intensity. [ShARpNESS] Controls the detail of the image for Video (not valid for RGB and digital signals). [COLOR] Increases or decreases the color saturation level (not valid for RGB and digital signals).

  • Page 97: [image Options]

    6. 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. This.adjustment.may.be.necessary.when.you.connect.your.computer.for.the.first.time. PHASE....Use.this.item.to.adjust.the.clock.phase.or.to.reduce.video.noise,.dot.interference.or.cross.talk..(This.is. evident.when.part.of.your.image.appears.to.be.shimmering.) Use.[PHASE].only.after.the.[CLOCK].is.complete.

  • Page 98

    6. Using On-Screen Menu Adjusting horizontal/Vertical position [hORIZONTAL pOSITION/VERTICAL pOSITION] Adjusts the image location horizontally and vertically. Selecting Overscan percentage [OVERSCAN] Select overscan percentage (0%, 5% and 10%) for signal. Projected image Overscaned by 10% NOTE: When [NATIVE] is selected in [RESOLUTION], [OVERSCAN] is not available.

  • Page 99

    6. Using On-Screen Menu Selecting Aspect Ratio [ASpECT RATIO] Screen.Type.4:3.SCREEN.(VIDEO). Screen.Type.WIDE.SCREEN.(VIDEO). Aspect Ratio allows you to select the best Aspect mode to display your source image. When screen type 4:3 SCREEN is selected for the source, the following selections will display: For VIDEO 4:3......

  • Page 100

    6. Using On-Screen Menu [NP3150/NP2150/NP1150] VIDEO SQUEEZE LETTERBOX ASPECT RATIO WIDE SCREEN ZOOM LETTERBOX 4:3 SCREEN ASPECT RATIO 4:3 WINDOW 4:3 FILL WIDE SCREEN LETTERBOX WIDE SCREEN 16:9 16:10 15:9 ASPECT RATIO 16:9 16:10 15:9 4:3 SCREEN ASPECT RATIO 16:9 16:10 15:9 WIDE SCREEN...

  • Page 101

    6. Using On-Screen Menu 16:9 16:10 15:9 ASPECT RATIO 16:9 16:10 15:9 4:3 SCREEN ASPECT RATIO 16:9 16:10 15:9 WIDE SCREEN Typical resolutions and aspect ratios for computer screens. Resolution Aspect Ratio 640 x 480 SVGA 800 x 600 1024 x 768 SXGA 1280 x 1024 WXGA...

  • Page 102: [video]

    6. Using On-Screen Menu [VIDEO] Using Noise Reduction [NOISE REDUCTION] This function is used to reduce video noise. RANDOM.NR..Reduces.flickering.random.noise.in.an.image.. MOSQUITO.NR..Reduces.mosquito.noise.that.appears.around.the.edges.of.an.image.during.DVD.playback. BLOCK.NR....Reduces.block.noise.or.mosaic-like.patterns.by.selecting.ON. Selecting Interlaced progressive Conversion process mode [DEINTERLACE] This function allows you to select an interlaced-to-progressive conversion process for video signals. AUTO......

  • Page 103: [audio]

    6. Using On-Screen Menu [AUDIO] Controlling Sound [VOLUmE/BASS/TREBLE/BALANCE] Adjusts the volume, bass and treble level, left and right balance of the projector speaker and AUDIO OUT (Stereo Mini Jack). Enabling 3D Surround [3D SURROUND] Turn on or off the 3D surround effect. If the AUDIO OUT stereo mini jack of the projector is connected to external equipment, adjusting the sound on the external equipment can cause sound to be distorted or cracked, depending on the bass, treble or 3D Surround adjustment.

  • Page 104: Menu Descriptions & Functions [setup]

    6. Using On-Screen Menu  Menu Descriptions & Functions [SETUP] [BASIC] Selecting Keystone mode [KEYSTONE] This feature allows you to correct keystone distortion. Selecting this item will display the Keystone setting menu. You can correct vertical distortion manually from the menu. (→ page 30) Changes will be saved even when you turn off the projector.

  • Page 105

    6. Using On-Screen Menu Selecting Cornerstone mode [CORNERSTONE] This option allows you to correct trapezoidal distortion. Selecting this item will display the Cornerstone adjustment screen. (→ page 40) NOTE: The [CORNERSTONE] item is not available when [KEYSTONE] or [GEOMETRIC CORRECTION] is selected. Using the pIp/SIDE BY SIDE Function [pIp/SIDE BY SIDE] This function allows you to view two different signals simultaneously.

  • Page 106

    6. 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. The following nine options are available. Setting Lamp mode to Normal or Eco [LAmp mODE] This feature enables you to select two brightness modes of the lamp: Normal and Eco modes.

  • Page 107

    6. Using On-Screen Menu Using Off Timer [OFF TImER] 1. Select your desired time between 30 minutes and 16 hours: OFF, 0:30, 1:00, 2:00, 4:00, 8:00, 12:00, 16:00. 2. Press the ENTER button on the remote control. 3. The remaining time starts counting down. 4.

  • Page 108

    6. Using On-Screen Menu Setting a new program timer 1. On the PROGRAM TIMER screen, use the SELECT  or  button to select [SETTINGS] and press the EN- TER button. The [PROGRAM LIST] screen will be displayed. NOTE: When the Program Timer is turned on, the [PROGRAM LIST] cannot be edited. 2.

  • Page 109

    6. Using On-Screen Menu 4. Select [OK] and press the ENTER button. This will complete the settings. You will be returned to the [PROGRAM LIST] screen. NOTE: • Up to 30 different timer settings can be programmed. • When [PROGRAM TIMER] is turned on, the [STANDBY MODE] setting is ignored. •...

  • Page 110

    6. Using On-Screen Menu Deleting the programs 1. On the [PROGRAM LIST] screen, select a program number you want to delete and press the SELECT  button. 2. Press the SELECT  button to select [DELETE]. 3. Press the ENTER button. The confirmation screen will be displayed.

  • Page 111

    6. Using On-Screen Menu Logging Off Your projector [LOGOFF] This feature allows you to log off your projector without turning it off. Logging off your projector will prevent an unauthorized user from operating your projector. To log off your projector, follow the steps below. 1.

  • Page 112: [menu]

    6. Using On-Screen Menu [MENU] Selecting menu Color [COLOR SELECT] You can choose between two options for menu color: color and monochrome. Turning On / Off Source Display, message and Time [SOURCE DISpLAY], [mESSAGE DISpLAY], [TImE DISpLAY], [ID DISpLAY] SOURCE.DISPLAY..T his.option.turns.on.or.off.input.name.display.such.as.Computer.1,.Computer.2,.Computer.3,.Compo- nent,.Video,.and.No.Input.to.be.displayed.on.the.top.right.of.the.screen.

  • Page 113: [installation(1)]

    6. Using On-Screen Menu [INSTALLATION(1)] Selecting projector Orientation [ORIENTATION] This reorients your image for your type of projection. The options are: desktop front projection, ceiling rear projec- tion, desktop rear projection, and ceiling front projection. DESKTOP FRONT CEILING REAR DESKTOP REAR CEILING FRONT...

  • Page 114

    6. Using On-Screen Menu Selecting Aspect Ratio and position for Screen [SCREEN] SCREEN.TYPE..Select.one.of.two.options:.4:3.SCREEN.or.WIDE.SCREEN.for.the.screen.to.be.used..See.also.[ASPECT. RATIO].. (→.page.85) POSITION....This.feature.allows.you.to.adjust.the.vertical.position.of.the.image.when.WIDE.SCREEN.has.been.selected. (not.available. for.the.screen.type. on.NP3151W) When.WIDE.SCREEN.has.been.selected.there.is.no-signal.area.above.and.below.the.image. no-signal area NOTE: This option is available only when [WIDE SCREEN] is selected in [SCREEN TYPE]. NOTE: • After changing the screen type, check the setting of [ASPECT RATIO] in the menu. (→ page 85) •...

  • Page 115

    6. Using On-Screen Menu Using multi-Screen Compensation [mULTI-SCREEN COmp.] This feature allows you to match images projected from multiple projectors that are placed in parallel. MODE..... OFF:.Turns.off.this.function.to.return.to.the.normal.brightness.. ON:.Turns.on.this.function.to.make.the.screen.darker..The.[BRIGHTNESS].and.the.[CONTRAST].can.be. adjusted. CONTRAST..... Adjusts.the.bright.part.of.the.picture. BRIGHTNESS..Adjusts.the.dark.part.of.the.picture. Adjusting 1. Prepare black and white images so that the images can be displayed on the computer screen. 2.

  • Page 116: [installation(2)]

    6. Using On-Screen Menu [INSTALLATION(2)] [NETWORK SETTINGS] This feature allows you to set various setting items when the projector is used on your network. CAUTION • Consult with your network administrator about these settings. • The NP3150/NP2150/NP1150/NP3151W series projectors distributed in some areas and countries do not come standard with the USB Wireless LAN Unit.

  • Page 117

    6. Using On-Screen Menu To receive error messages or information on the remaining lamp life via e-mail: 1. On the [MAIL] tab, select [ALERT MAIL] and press the ENTER button. A check mark will be placed. 2. Set [SENDER’S ADDRESS], [SMTP SERVER NAME] and [RECIPIENT’S ADDRESS]. Select [OK] and press the ENTER button.

  • Page 118: Projector Name

    6. Using On-Screen Menu [pROJECTOR NAmE] Specify a unique projector name. Press to display the software keyboard and type in. Up to 16 alphanumeric characters, signs and symbols can be used. After entering a name, select [OK] and press the ENTER button. NOTE: The [PROJECTOR NAME] will not be affected even when [RESET] is done from the menu.

  • Page 119

    6. Using On-Screen Menu [WIRED] PROFILES (for LAN port [RJ-45]): Up to two settings for the LAN port (RJ-45) can be stored in memory of the projector. Select [PROFILE 1] or [PROFILE 2] and then do settings for [DHCP] and the other options. After doing this, select [OK] and press the ENTER button.

  • Page 120

    6. Using On-Screen Menu [WIRELESS] PROFILES (for USB Wireless LAN unit): To execute a wireless LAN easily using Image Express Utility 2.0, select [EASY CONNECTION]. Up to two settings for the USB wireless LAN unit can be stored in memory of the projector. Select [PROFILE 1] or [PROFILE 2] and then do settings for [DHCP] and the other options.

  • Page 121

    6. Using On-Screen Menu [ADVANCED] menu [CONNECTION] (required for wireless only) SITE SURVEY: Displays a list of available SSIDs for wireless LAN on site. Select an SSID which you can access. To select an SSID, highlight [SSID] and use the SELECT  to select [OK] and press the ENTER button. : Wireless access point : Ad Hoc PC : WEP or WPA enabled...

  • Page 122

    6. Using On-Screen Menu [SECURITY] (required for wireless only) SECURITY TYpE Select encryption mode for secure transmission. When [WEP] or [DISABLE] is selected in [SECURITY TYPE]: Select this option whether using the WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) key for encryption or not. To use encryp- tion, specify WEP key.

  • Page 123

    6. Using On-Screen Menu Using Software Keyboard to enter an encryption key 1. Select one of [KEY 1], [KEY 2], [KEY 3] and [KEY 4] and press the ENTER button. The software keyboard will be displayed. 2. Use the SELECT  button to select one key and press the ENTER button. 3.

  • Page 124

    6. Using On-Screen Menu [mAIL] ALERT MAIL: Checking this box enables Alert Mail feature. This option notifies your computer of an error message via e-mail when using wireless or wired LAN. The error message will be notified when the projector lamp has reached the end of its usable life or an error occurs in the projector.

  • Page 125

    6. Using On-Screen Menu Selecting Communication Speed [COmmUNICATION SpEED] This feature sets the baud rate of the PC Control port (D-Sub 9 Pin). 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 equipment, a lower baud rate may be recommended for long cable runs).

  • Page 126

    6. Using On-Screen Menu [ENTRY] To assign your password: NOTE: Up to 10 alphanumeric characters can be assigned. 1. Type a password. Select the [ENTER PASSWORD] entry box and press the ENTER button. (→ page 73) An asterisk will be displayed. The Software keyboard appears.

  • Page 127

    6. Using On-Screen Menu [SECURITY] The Security function enables you to protect your projector so that the projector will not project a signal unless you enter a keyword. There is also an option to lock the projector by using a registered USB memory* as a protect key. Once you have registered your USB memory as a protect key, you are required to insert the registered USB mem- ory into the USB port of the projector each time you turn on the projector.

  • Page 128

    3. Enter your keyword in the Release Code input screen. You can view the projected image. NOTE: Do not forget your keyword. However, if you forget your keyword, NEC or your dealer will provide you with your Release Code. See more information at the end of this section.

  • Page 129

    The Release Code input screen will be displayed as well as your Request Code (24 alphanumeric characters). NOTE: NEC or your dealer will provide you with your Release Code in exchange for your registered keyword and Request Code. See more information at the end of this section.

  • Page 130

    6. Using On-Screen Menu Selecting power-saving in [STANDBY mODE] The projector has two standby modes: [NORMAL] and [POWER-SAVING]. 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. NOTE: •...

  • Page 131

    6. Using On-Screen Menu Setting ID to the projector [CONTROL ID] NOTE: This function is available only when the optional remote control (NP02RC) is used. This function will not work with the re- mote control included with the NP3150/NP2150/NP1150/NP3151W projector. You can operate multiple projectors separately and independently with the same single remote control.

  • Page 132: [options]

    6. Using On-Screen Menu [OPTIONS] Setting Auto Adjust [AUTO ADJUST] This feature sets the Auto Adjust mode so that the RGB image can be automatically or manually adjusted for noise and stability. You can automatically make adjustment in two ways: [NORMAL] and [FINE]. OFF......

  • Page 133

    6. Using On-Screen Menu Selecting Default Source [DEFAULT SOURCE SELECT] You can set the projector to default to any one of its inputs each time the projector is turned on. LAST....... Sets.the.projector.to.default.to.the.previous.or.last.active.input.each.time.the.projector.is.turned.on. AUTO...... Searches.for.an.active.source.in.order.of.COMPUTER1.→.COMPUTER2.→.COMPUTER3.→.COMPONENT. →.VIDEO.→.S-VIDEO.→.VIEWER.→ COMPUTER1.and.displays.the.first.found.source. COMPUTER.1..Displays.the.RGB.source.from.the.COMPUTER.1.IN.connector.every.time.the.projector.is.turned.on.. COMPUTER.2..

  • Page 134: Menu Descriptions & Functions [info.]

    6. Using On-Screen Menu  Menu Descriptions & Functions [INFO.] Displays the lamp usage hours, the status of the current signal and settings, NETWORK settings and version. The information included are as follows: [USAGE TIME] LAMP LIFE REMAINING (%) LAMP HOURS USED (H) FILTER HOURS USED (H) NOTE: The progress indicator shows the percentage of remaining lamp life.

  • Page 135: [source (1)]

    6. Using On-Screen Menu [SOURCE (1)] INPUT TERMINAL SIGNAL TYPE VIDEO TYPE SOURCE NAME ENTRY NO. [SOURCE (2)] HORIZONTAL FREQUENCY VERTICAL FREQUENCY SYNC TYPE SYNC POLARITY SCAN TYPE...

  • Page 136: [wired Lan]

    6. Using On-Screen Menu [WIRED LAN] This page shows information on settings for the LAN port (RJ-45) IP.ADDRESS... Indicates.the.IP.address.of.the.projector.when.the.LAN.port.(RJ-45).is.used. SUBNET.MASK..Indicates.the.subnet.mask.of.the.projector.when.the.LAN.port.(RJ-45).is.used. GATEWAY....Indicates.the.gateway.of.the.network.connected.to.the.projector.when.the.LAN.port.(RJ-45).is.used. MAC.ADDRESS..Indicates.the.MAC.address.of.the.LAN.port.(RJ-45).. [WIRELESS LAN (1)] This page shows information on settings for the USB Wireless LAN unit IP.ADDRESS.

  • Page 137: [wireless Lan (2)]

    6. Using On-Screen Menu [WIRELESS LAN (2)] This page shows information on settings for WEP key for encryption. SSID....... Indicates.the.identifier.(SSID).for.your.wireless.LAN. NETWORK.TYPE..Indicates.that.[EASY.CONNECTION],.[INFRASTRUCTURE].or.[AD.HOC].is.selected.for.your.communica- tion.method. WEP/WPA....Indicates.your.selected.datalength.encryption:.On.or.Off CHANNEL....Indicates.the.channel.you.selected.in.the.[SITE.SURVEY]..The.channel.must.match.for.all.wireless.devices. communicating.on.your.wireless.LAN. SIGNAL.LEVEL..Indicates.receiving.condition.of.radio.signal.level.while.you.are.using.a.wireless.LAN.connection.. . [VERSION (2)] [VERSION (1)] PRODUCT FIRMWARE SERIAL NUMBER...

  • Page 138: Menu Descriptions & Functions [reset]

    6. Using On-Screen Menu  Menu Descriptions & Functions [RESET] Returning to Factory Default The Reset feature allows you to change adjustments and settings to the factory preset for sources by the following methods: [CURRENT SIGNAL] Resets the adjustments for the current signal to the factory preset levels. All the items in [ADJUST] can be reset.

  • Page 139: Maintenance

    7. Maintenance This section describes the simple maintenance procedures you should follow to clean the filters and replace the lamp.  Cleaning or Replacing the Filter 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 140: Cleaning The Cabinet And The Lens

    7. Maintenance 2. Gently peel off the filter (sponge) and replace it with the new one. The filter is attached with self-adhesive tape. Peel off the release paper before use. 3. Reinstall the new filter cover. • Slip the filter cover back until it snaps into place. 4.

  • Page 141: Replacing The Lamp

    Do not touch them as the pieces of glass may cause injury. If this happens, contact your NEC dealer for lamp replacement.

  • Page 142

    3. Insert a new lamp housing until the lamp housing is plugged into the socket. CAUTION Do not use a lamp other than the NEC replacement lamp NP06LP. Order this from your NEC dealer. Secure it in place with the two screws.

  • Page 143

    7. Maintenance 4. Reattach the lamp cover. Slip the lamp cover back until it snaps into place. 5. Connect the supplied power cable, turn on the Main Power switch and turn on the projector. 6. Finally, select the menu → [RESET] → [CLEAR LAMP HOURS] to reset the lamp life remaining and lamp usage hours.

  • Page 144: Using Optional Lenses

    8. Using Optional Lenses Five optional lenses are available for the NP3150/NP2150/NP1150/NP3151W. See the information described on this page to buy the appropriate lens for your screen size and throw distance. See page for installing the lens.  Table of Throw Distances and Screen Sizes for Optional Lenses [NP3150/NP2150/NP1150] NOTE: The values in the tables are design values and may vary.

  • Page 145

    8. Using Optional Lenses [NP3151W] NOTE: The values in the tables are design values and may vary. Screen STANDARD NP01FL NP02ZL NP03ZL NP04ZL NP05ZL 1.5 − 2.0 1.2 − 1.5 1.9 − 3.1 3.0 − 4.8 4.7 − 7.2 Size (inches) (inches) (inches)

  • Page 146: Lens Shift Adjustable Range

    8. Using Optional Lenses  Lens Shift Adjustable Range The top right diagram shows the location of the image position in the lens. The lens can be shifted within the shad- ed area as shown using the normal projection position as a starting point. The projector has a lens shift feature that allows you to move the image vertically or horizontally.

  • Page 147: Replacing With Optional Lens

    8. Using Optional Lenses  Replacing with Optional Lens CAUTION • Do not give a shock or excessive load to the projector or the lens components as the projector and lens compo- nents contain precision parts. • When shipping the projector with the optional lens, remove the optional lens before shipping the projector. The lens and the lens shift mechanism may encounter damage caused by improper handling during transportation.

  • Page 148

    8. Using Optional Lenses Install the new lens 1. Insert the lens with the yellow protrusion on top. Yellow Protrusion 2. Rotate the lens clockwise. Rotate the lens until you feel it click into place. Using the anti-theft screw to prevent theft of the lens Tighten the supplied anti-theft screw on the front bottom.

  • Page 149: Appendix

    9. Appendix  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 Green 0.5.sec.On, The.projector.is.getting.ready.to.turn.on. Wait.for.a.moment. 0.5.sec.Off 2.5.sec.On, Off.Timer.(Off.Time).is.activated. – 0.5.sec.Off Orange 0.5.sec.On,...

  • Page 150

    9. Appendix Common Problems & Solutions (→ “Power/Status/Lamp Indicator” on page 135) problem Check These Items Does.not.turn.on •. Check.that.the.power.cable.is.plugged.in.and.that.the.power.button.on.the.projector.cabinet.or.the.remote. control.is.on..(→.page.22,.23) •. Ensure.that.the.lamp.cover.is.installed.correctly..(→.page.129) •. Check.to.see.if.the.projector.has.overheated..If.there.is.insufficient.ventilation.around.the.projector.or.if.the. room.where.you.are.presenting.is.particularly.warm,.move.the.projector.to.a.cooler.location. •. Check.to.see.if.you.continue.to.use.the.projector.for.another.100.hours.after.the.lamp.has.reached.the.end. of.its.life..If.so,.replace.the.lamp. . After.replacing.the.lamp,.reset.the.lamp.hours.used..(→.page.124) •. The.lamp.may.fail.to.light..Wait.a.full.minute.and.then.turn.on.the.power.again. •.. Set.[FAN.MODE].to.[HIGH.ALTITUDE].when.using.the.projector.at.altitudes.approximately.5500.feet/1600. meters.or.higher..Using.the.projector.at.altitudes.approximately.5500.feet/1600.meters.or.higher.without. setting.to.[HIGH.ALTITUDE].can.cause.the.projector.to.overheat.and.the.projector.could.shut.down..If.this. happens,.wait.a.couple.minutes.and.turn.on.the.projector..(→.page.118) . Also.when.the.lamp.is.turned.off,.the.projector.internal.temperature.is.hot..If.the.power.is.turned.on.before. the.projector.has.cooled.down,.the.fan.will.run.a.short.time.before.the.lamp.will.turn.on. Will.turn.off •.

  • Page 151

    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 152: Specifications

    9. Appendix  Specifications This section provides technical information about the projector’s performance. Model Number NP3150/NP2150/NP1150/NP3151W Optical LCD Panel NP3150/NP2150/NP1150: 0.8" p-Si TFT active-matrix with Micro Lens Array (Aspect ratio 4:3) NP3151W: 0.74" p-Si TFT active-matrix with Micro Lens Array (Aspect ratio 16:10) Resolution NP3150/NP2150/NP1150: 1024 ...

  • Page 153

    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-pj.com/ For information on our optional accessories, visit our website or see our brochure. The specifications are subject to change without notice.

  • Page 154

    9. Appendix IEEE802.11g Center Frequency Range/ Operating channels 2412 to 2462 MHz 1 to 11 channels Transmission method OFDM method (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing method) Data Rates 54/48/36/24/18/12/9/6 (Mbps) Interface USB 2.0 (connected to USB wireless LAN port on the projector) Dimensions Width:1.1"/28 mm Height:0.43"/11 mm...

  • Page 155

    LAN Unit (Model: NP01LM) tyyppinen laite on direktiivin 1999/5/EY oleellisten vaatimusten ja sitä koskevien direktiivin muiden ehtojen mukainen. Portuguese NEC Display Solutions, Ltd. declara que este USB Wireless Unit (Model: NP01LM) está conforme com os requisitos essenciais e outras disposições da Directiva 1999/5/CE.

  • Page 156: Cabinet Dimensions

    9. Appendix  Cabinet Dimensions USB(LAN) TAND.BY ON/S SOURCE AUTO.ADJUST 3D.REFORM POWER STATUS LAMP SELECT MENU RIGHT LEFT SHIFT LENS 399/15.7" Unit: mm/inch...

  • Page 157: Screen Size And Projection Distance

    9. Appendix  Screen Size and Projection Distance This section should be used when considering the distance to the screen and the screen size. [NP3150/NP2150/NP1150] Available projection distances are 1.0 m/41.2 inches for 30" screen to 18 m/718 inches for 500" screen, according to the chart.

  • Page 158: [np3151w]

    9. Appendix [NP3151W] This section should be used when considering the distance to the screen and the screen size. Available projection distances are 1.1 m/43.5 inches for 30" screen to 19 m/756 inches for 500" screen, according to the chart. (Model) Wide Screen size...

  • Page 159

    9. Appendix List of Screen Sizes [NP3150/NP2150/NP1150] List of Screen Sizes Width (H) Height (V) Screen size inch inch Height Screen size (Diagonal) 30" 24.0 0.46 18.0 40" 31.5 23.6 60" 47.2 35.4 80" 63.0 47.2 100" 78.7 59.1 120" 94.5 70.9 Width...

  • Page 160

    9. Appendix List of Screen Sizes [NP3151W] List of Screen Sizes Width (H) Height (V) Screen size inch inch Height Screen size (Diagonal) 30" 25.4 15.9 40" 33.9 21.2 60" 50.9 31.8 80" 67.8 42.4 100" 84.8 53.0 120" 101.8 63.6 Width 150"...

  • Page 161: Pin Assignments Of D-sub Computer 1 Input Connector

    9. Appendix  Pin Assignments of D-Sub COMPUTER 1 Input Connector Mini D-Sub 15 Pin Connector Signal Level Video signal : 0.7Vp-p (Analog) Sync signal : TTL level 14 13 pin No. RGB Signal (Analog) YCbCr Signal Green or Sync on Green Blue Ground Ground...

  • Page 162: Compatible Input Signal List

    9. Appendix  Compatible Input Signal List Signal Resolution Frequency H. Refresh Rate ( Dots ) ( kHz ) ( Hz ) NTSC – 15.73 60.00 – 15.63 50.00 PAL60 – 15.73 60.00 SECAM – 15.63 50.00 VESA 640  480 31.47 59.94 640 ...

  • Page 163: Pc Control Codes And Cable Connection

    9. Appendix  PC Control Codes and Cable Connection PC Control Codes Function. Code.Data POWER.ON. 02H. 00H. 00H. 00H. 00H. POWER.OFF. 02H. 01H. 00H. 00H. 00H. INPUT.SELECT.COMPUTER.1. 02H. 03H. 00H. 00H. 02H. 01H. 01H. INPUT.SELECT.COMPUTER.2. 02H. 03H. 00H. 00H. 02H. 01H.

  • Page 164: Cable Connection

    9. Appendix Cable Connection Communication Protocol Baud.rate..........38400.bps Data.length........8.bits Parity..........No.parity Stop.bit..........One.bit X.on/off..........None Communications.procedure....Full.duplex NOTE: Depending on the equipment, a lower baud rate may be recommended for long cable runs. PC Control Connector (D-SUB 9P) to txd of PC to rxd of PC...

  • Page 165: Removing And Attaching The Usb Wireless Lan Unit

    9. Appendix  Removing and Attaching the USB Wireless LAN Unit Insert the optional USB Wireless LAN Unit into the USB Wireless LAN Unit port on the rear panel of the projector. Important • The USB Wireless LAN Unit consists of two modules: a Wireless LAN module (USB) and a joint module. •...

  • Page 166

    9. Appendix 3. Slowly remove the dummy case or the current attached USB Wireless LAN Unit. 4. Slowly remove the dummy case or the Wireless LAN module from the joint module. 5. Slowly insert the USB Wireless LAN module into the joint module. 6.

  • Page 167: Troubleshooting Check List

    9. Appendix 9 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 168

    H..(+)...(–) . Connected.to.a.power.cord.reel.or.other.(the.num- V..(+)...(–) ber.of.connected.equipment______________) Synch.type. .Separate...Composite .Sync.on.Green Computer STATUS.Indicator: Manufacturer: Steady.light. .Orange...Green Model.number: Flashing.light. [..].cycles Remote.control.model.number: Notebook.PC../.Desktop. Native.resolution: Refresh.rate: Video.adapter: Other: Projector dVd player Video equipment Signal cable VCR,.DVD.player,.Video.camera,.Video.game.or.other NEC.standard.or.other.manufacturer’s.cable? Model.number:......Length:....inch/m Manufacturer: Distribution.amplifier Model.number: Model.number: Switcher Model.number: Adapter Model.number:...

  • Page 169: Travelcare Guide

    This warranty allows customers to receive service on their product at 9) Other conditions stipulated in the warranty included with the the NEC and NEC-designated service stations in the countries listed product also apply. herein when temporarily traveling internationally for business or plea- sure.

  • Page 170

    Email Address: tehgh@rsc.ap.nec.com.sg WEB Address: http://www.nec.com.sg/ap (Regions Covered) Singapore NEC Systems Integration Malaysia Sdn Bhd Address: Ground Floor, Menara TA One, 22, Jalan P. Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Telephone: +6 03 2178 3600 (ISDN) Fax Line: +6 03 2178 3789 Email Address: necare@nsm.nec.co.jp...

  • Page 171

    9. Appendix P-1/ Date: TO: NEC or NEC’s Authorized Service Station: (Company & Name with signature) Dear Sir (s), I would like to apply your TravelCare Service Program based on attached registration and qualification sheet and agree with your following conditions, and also the Service fee will be charged to my credit card account, if I don’t return the Loan units within the specified period.

  • Page 172

    Application Sheet. list price to Credit Cards, which price will be informed by NEC Autho- rized Service Stations. Please see the attached listing of contacts for 1) Repair and Return: each country to arrange for pickup of the loan unit.

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