NEC MULTEOS M401 User Manual
NEC MULTEOS M401 User Manual

NEC MULTEOS M401 User Manual

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  • Page 1 User’s Manual M401 M461 M521...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Index Declaration of conformity ..........................English-1 Important Information ........................... English-2 WARNING, CAUTION ........................English-2 Declaration ..............................English-2 Safety Precautions, Maintenance & Recommended Use ................English-3 Contents ............................... English-4 Installation ..............................English-5 Parts Name and Functions .......................... English-7 Control Panel ............................English-7 Terminal Panel ............................
  • Page 3: Declaration Of Conformity

    Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. NEC is a registered trademark of NEC Corporation. OmniColor is a registered trademark of NEC Display Solutions Europe GmbH in the countries of EU and Switzerland. DisplayPort is trademarks of Video Electronics Standards Association.
  • Page 4: Important Information

    NOTE: This product can only be serviced in the country where it was purchased. Declaration Declaration of the Manufacturer We hereby certify that the color monitor and marked with MULTEOS M401 (L408TR)/MULTEOS M461 (L468TT)/MULTEOS M521 (L529NF) are in compliance with: Council Directive 2006/95/EC: – EN 60950-1 NEC Display Solutions, Ltd.
  • Page 5: Safety Precautions, Maintenance & Recommended Use

    • Cable distribution system should be grounded (earthed) in accordance with ANSI/NFPA 70, the National Electrical Code (NEC), in particular Section 820.93, Grounding of Outer Conductive Shield of a Coaxial Cable. • The screen of the coaxial cable is intended to be connected * The product you purchased may not have this feature.
  • Page 6: Contents

    Contents Your new MULTEOS monitor box* should contain the following: • LCD monitor • Setup Manual • Power cord* • Clamp • Video Signal Cable • Screw (M4 x 10) • Wireless Remote Control and AA Batteries • CD-ROM Video Signal Cable (Mini D-SUB 15 pin to Mini D-SUB 15 pin) Screw (M4 x 10)
  • Page 7: Installation

    • When using mounting accessories other than those that • DO NOT install near where the main power supply are NEC approved, they must comply with the VESA- compatible (FDMlv1) mounting method. enters the building. • Do not install in where people can easily grab and hang •...
  • Page 8: Attaching Mounting Accessories

    Make sure there is nothing on the table that can damage the monitor. 3. Ventilation Requirements When using mounting accessories other than NEC When mounting in an enclosed space or recessed area, compliant and approved, they must comply with the VESA- leave adequate room between the monitor and the compatible mounting method.
  • Page 9: Parts Name And Functions

    Parts Name and Functions Control Panel POWER button EXIT button Switches the power on/off. See also page 16. Activates the OSD menu when the OSD menu is turned-off. Acts as EXIT button within the OSD to move to previous menu. MUTE button Switches the audio mute ON/OFF.
  • Page 10: Terminal Panel

    Terminal Panel Main Power Switch VIDEO IN connector (BNC and RCA) On/Off switch to turn main power ON/OFF. To input a composite video signal. BNC and RCA connectors are not available at the same time (Use only one input). AC IN connector VIDEO OUT connector (BNC) Connects with the supplied power cord.
  • Page 11 Kensington Lock For security and theft prevention. EXTERNAL SPEAKER TERMINAL To output the audio signal from AUDIO 1, 2, 3, DPORT, HDMI and TV jack. Note: This speaker terminal is for 15W + 15W (8 ohm) speaker. Option board slot Slot for board accessories.
  • Page 12: Wireless Remote Control

    Wireless Remote Control KEYPAD Press buttons to set and change passwords, change channel and set REMOTE ID. ENT button* DISPLAY button Turns on/off the information OSD. See page 18. MENU button Turns on/off the menu mode. AUTO SETUP button Enters auto setup menu. See page 20. EXIT button Returns to previous menu within OSD menu.
  • Page 13: Operating Range For The Remote Control

    Operating Range for the Remote REMOTE ID button Activates REMOTE ID function. Control MTS button* Point the top of the remote control toward the LCD monitor’s remote sensor during button operation. AUDIO INPUT button Use the remote control within a distance of about 7 m (23 ft.) Selects audio input source [IN1], [IN2], [IN3], [HDMI], from remote control sensor or at a horizontal and vertical [DPORT], [TV]*...
  • Page 14: Setup

    Setup 1. Determine the installation location NEC recommends the following battery use: • Place “AA” size batteries matching the (+) and (-) signs CAUTION: Installing your LCD display must be done by a on each battery to the (+) and (-) signs of the battery qualified technician.
  • Page 15 5. Switch on the power of all the attached external equipment When connected with a computer, switch on the power of the computer first. 6. Operate the attached external equipment Display the signal from the desired input source. 7. Adjust the sound Make volume adjustments when required.
  • Page 16: Connections

    Connections NOTE: Do not connect/disconnect cables when turning on the monitor or other external equipment as this may result in a loss of the monitor image. NOTE: Use an audio cable without a built-in resistor. Using an audio cable with a built-in resistor turns down the sound. Before making connections: First turn off the power of all the attached equipment and make connections.
  • Page 17: Connecting A Personal Computer

    Connecting a Personal Computer Connecting your computer to your LCD monitor will enable you to display your computer’s screen image. Some video cards and a pixel clock over 162MHz may not display an image correctly. Your LCD monitor displays proper image by adjusting the factory preset timing signal automatically. <Factory preset signal timing>...
  • Page 18: Basic Operation

    Basic Operation Power ON and OFF Modes The LCD monitor power indicator will turn green while powered on and will turn red or amber while powered off. NOTE: The Main Power Switch must be in the ON position in order to power up the monitor using the remote control or the Power Button on the front of the LCD.
  • Page 19: Power Indicator

    Power Indicator Picture Aspect DVI, VGA, RGB/HV, DPORT Mode Status Indicator Light Power ON Green* FULL ZOOM NORMAL Power OFF (Eco Standby)* HDMI, DVD/HD1, DVD/HD2, SCART, VIDEO1, VIDEO2, S-VIDEO, TV* Power consumption under 0.5W* Power OFF (Standby) Amber FULL WIDE ZOOM NORMAL Power consumption under 1W*...
  • Page 20: Information Osd

    Information OSD The Information OSD provides information such as: Monitor ID, Input Source, Picture Size, etc. Press the DISPLAY button on the remote to bring up the Information OSD. ID number assigned to current monitor* ID number assigned monitor to be controlled via RS-232C* Input Name Audio input mode Picture aspect...
  • Page 21: Osd (On-Screen-Display) Controls

    OSD (On-Screen-Display) Controls NOTE: Some functions may not be available depending on the model or optional equipment. Input source Main Menu Icons Main Menu Item Adjustment Settings Sub Menu THANK YOU FOR SAVING THE ENVIRONMENT. CARBON FOOTPRINT 86.0 % PICTURE MODE Select Goto Adjustment Return...
  • Page 22: Picture

    (S-Curve). DICOM SIM. DICOM GSDF curve simulated for LCD type. PROGRAMMABLE A programmable gamma curve can be loaded using NEC optional software. MOVIE SETTINGS NOISE REDUCTION Adjusts the amount of noise reduction. Press + or - to adjust.
  • Page 23: Audio

    H RESOLUTION Adjusts the horizontal size of the image. VGA, RGB/HV inputs only V RESOLUTION Adjusts the vertical size of the image. VGA, RGB/HV inputs only INPUT RESOLUTION If there is a problem with signal detection, this function forces the monitor to display the AUTO signal at the desired resolution.
  • Page 24: Pip

    SCHEDULE RESET Resets the following settings within the SCHEDULE menu back to factory setting: OFF TIMER, SCHEDULE SETTINGS. KEEP PIP MODE Allows the monitor to remain in “PIP” and “TEXT TICKER” mode after powering off. When Power is returned, PIP and TEXT TICKER appear without having to enter the OSD. PIP MODE Picture-in-Picture SIDE BY SIDE (ASPECT) SIDE BY SIDE ASPECT...
  • Page 25: Multi Display

    OSD TRANSPARENCY Set the transparency level of the OSD. TYPE2 TYPE1 TYPE2 OSD ROTATION Determines the OSD display direction between landscape and portrait. LANDSCAPE LANDSCAPE Display the OSD with landscape mode. PORTRAIT Display the OSD with portrait mode. INPUT NAME You can set currently displayed INPUT name as you like.
  • Page 26: Display Protection

    DISPLAY PROTECTION POWER SAVE Sets how long the monitor waits to go into power save mode after a lost signal. Note: When connecting DVI, video card might not stop sending digital data even if image has All inputs except for TV* disappeared.
  • Page 27 GAIN Adjusts gain value. OFFSET Adjusts slice level of synchronized signal. SYNC TERMINATE Selects the terminate resistance for matching the cable impedance. HIGH RGB/HV inputs only TERMINAL SETTING DVI MODE Selects the kind of DVI-D equipment which is connected to the DVI input. Select “DVI-PC” DVI-PC when PC or other computer equipment is connected.
  • Page 28 As with all personal display devices, NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS recommends displaying moving images and using a moving screen saver at regular intervals whenever the screen is idle or turning off the monitor when not in use.
  • Page 29: Remote Control Function

    Remote Control Function REMOTE CONTROL ID FUNCTION Monitor ID:1 Monitor ID:2 Monitor ID:3 REMOTE CONTROL ID The remote control can be used to control up to 100 individual MULTEOS monitors using Remote works Remote works Remote works what is called the REMOTE CONTROL ID mode. The REMOTE CONTROL ID mode works in conjunction with the Monitor ID, allowing control of up to 100 individual MULTEOS monitors.
  • Page 30 3. Press the “DISPLAY” button on the remote control while aiming at the “PRIMARY” monitor. The Information OSD will be shown at top left side of the screen. Monitor ID: Displays the ID number of the current monitor within the daisy chain. Target ID: Displays the ID number of the monitor that to be controlled via daisy chain from the current monitor.
  • Page 31: Controlling The Lcd Monitor Via Rs-232C Remote Control

    Controlling the LCD monitor via RS-232C Remote Control This LCD monitor can be controlled by connecting a personal computer with a RS-232C terminal. NOTE: When you use this function, EXTERNAL CONTROL should be “RS-232C” (See page 23). Functions that can be controlled by a personal computer are: •...
  • Page 32: Controlling The Lcd Monitor Via Lan Control

    Controlling the LCD monitor via LAN Control Connecting to a Network Using a LAN cable allows you to specify the Network Settings and the Alert Mail Settings by using an HTTP server function. NOTE: When you use this function, EXTERNAL CONTROL should be “LAN” (See page 23). To use a LAN connection, you are required to assign an IP address.
  • Page 33: Network Settings

    “HOSTS” file of the computer being used. Example 1: When the host name of the monitor has been set to “pd.nec.co.jp”, access is gained to the network setting by specifying http://pd.nec.co.jp/index.html for the address or the entry column of the URL.
  • Page 34 Alert Mail Setting http://<the Monitor’s IP address>/lanconfig.html This option notifies your computer of an error message via e-mail when using wired LAN. An error message notification will be sent when an error occurs in the monitor. HOST NAME Type in the hostname of the network connected to the monitor. Up to 60 alphanumeric characters can be used.
  • Page 35: Features

    Allows for the monitor to be mounted on a wall or an arm using any third party compliant device. NEC recommends using mounting interface that comply with TÜV-GS and/or UL1678 standard in North America.
  • Page 36: Troubleshooting

    • Check the Remote Control’s batteries status. • Check if batteries are inserted correctly. NOTE: As with all personal display devices, NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS recommends displaying moving • Check if the Remote Control is pointing at the monitor’s images and using a moving screen saver at regular remote sensor.
  • Page 37: Specifications - M401

    Specifications - M401 Product Specifications LCD Module 40" /101.6 cm diagonal Pixel Pitch: 0.461 mm Resolution: 1920 x 1080 Color: Over 16 million colors (depending on video card used) Brightness: 450 cd/m Contrast Ratio: 4000:1 Viewing Angle: 89° (typ) @ CR>10 Design View Distance: 1100 mm Frequency...
  • Page 38: Specifications - M461

    Specifications - M461 Product Specifications LCD Module 46" /116.8 cm diagonal Pixel Pitch: 0.530 mm Resolution: 1920 x 1080 Color: Over 16 million colors (depending on video card used) Brightness: 450 cd/m Contrast Ratio: 4000:1 Viewing Angle: 89° (typ) @ CR>10 Design View Distance: 1300 mm Frequency...
  • Page 39: Specifications - M521

    Specifications - M521 Product Specifications LCD Module 52"/132.1 cm diagonal Pixel Pitch: 0.6 mm Resolution: 1920 x 1080 Color: Over 16 million colors (depending on video card used) Brightness: 500 cd/m (typ) Contrast Ratio: 3000:1 Viewing Angle: 89° (typ) @ CR>10 Design View Distance: 1100 mm/43.3 inches Frequency...
  • Page 40: Pin Assignment

    Pin Assignment 1) RS-232C input/output Pin No Name D-SUB 9P connected to 7&8 connected to 6 connected to 4 connected to 1&8 connected to 1&7 This LCD monitor uses RXD, TXD and GND lines for RS-232C control. 2) REMOTE IN 3) REMOTE OUT English-38...
  • Page 41: Manufacturer's Recycling And Energy Information

    Manufacturer’s Recycling and Energy Information NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS is strongly committed to environmental protection and sees recycling as one of the company’s top priorities in trying to minimize the burden placed on the environment. We are engaged in developing environmentally- friendly products, and always strive to help define and comply with the latest independent standards from agencies such as ISO (International Organisation for Standardization) and TCO (Swedish Trades Union).

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