DATA PROJECTOR MODEL XD250U-ST User Manual This User Manual is important to you. Please read it before using your projector.
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Lamp replacement ..........................33 Troubleshooting ............................35 Indicators ..............................38 Specifications ............................39 Declaration of Conformity Model Number : XD250U-ST Trade Name : MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC Responsible party : Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Inc. 9351 Jeronimo Road, Irvine, CA 92618 U.S.A Telephone number : +1-(949) 465-6000 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
Important safeguards Please read all these instructions regarding your projector and retain Overloading them for future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked Do not overload wall outlets and extension cords as this can on the projector. result in a fire or electric shock. Read instructions Objects and liquids All the safety and operating instructions should be read before...
WARNING: Do not block the air inlet and outlet grilles. If they are blocked, heat may be generated inside the projector, caus- Unplug immediately if there is something wrong with ing deterioration in the projector quality and fire. your projector. Do not use flammable solvents (benzene, thinner, etc.) Do not operate if smoke, strange noise or odor comes out of your pro- and flammable aerosols near the projector.
Overview FOCUS ring Control panel Air inlet grille Remote control sensor (Front) Air outlet grille Terminal board Speaker Adjustment feet Lock bar 10 Lamp cover Caution: Do not replace the lamp immediately after using the pro- jector because the lamp would be extremely hot and it may cause burns.
Overview (continued) Bottom side Adjustment feet Remote control ON button STANDBY MAGNIFY button VOLUME UP, DOWN buttons MAGNIFY ASPECT KEYSTONE button MENU button Two types of MENU display are equipped. QUICK This model does not PAGE MENU appears on the screen when pressing MENU KEYSTONE DOWN have these functions.
Remote control Battery installation Use two (AA, R6) size batteries. Remove the back cover of the remote control by pushing the battery compartment door in the direction of the arrow. Load the batteries making sure that they are positioned correctly (+ to +, and - to -). •...
Installation Layout of the projector Image size varies depending on the distance between the screen and the projector. Front projection L : Between the screen and the front edge of the projector Hd : Height of the projected image Screen Distance from the screen : L Diagonal size Width : W...
Basic connections This projector can be connected with various devices such as a VCR, video camera, videodisc player, and personal computer that have analog RGB output connectors. Important: • Make sure that the connected device is turned off before starting connection. •...
Basic connections (continued) Connection (for video equipment having an HDMI terminal) Equipment having an HDMI terminal to HDMI terminal HDMI IN HDMI (with HDMI logo) cable (option) Important: • Use a commercially available HDMI (with HDMI logo) cable. • You don’t have to connect any cable for audio input. You can input video and audio using an HDMI cable only. •...
Basic connections (continued) Projector + Computer For computer with Mini D-SUB RGB cable for PC Necessary when outputting to both a PC monitor and the projector. COMPUTER IN RGB cable for PC (option) MONITOR OUT Computer to monitor port AUDIO AUDIO IN-1 or IN-2 Audio cable (option)
Preparation Preparation for projection Important: • Install the screen on a flat wall at 90 degrees to the floor. Attach the provided power cord to the projector. • Slanting the projector more than ±10° (right and left) or ±15° (front Plug the power cord in the wall outlet.
Basic operation STANDBY 1, 2 MAGNIFY ASPECT FOCUS PAGE KEYSTONE DOWN AUTO MENU POSITION ENTER MUTE FREEZE VIEWER VIDEO COMPUTER UNPLUG S - VIDEO WIRELESS HDMI 1, 2 Power-on • Images may not be projected with good quality in an extremely hot or cold environment.
Basic operation (continued) Power-off Volume from the speaker Use the following procedure to turn off the projector. Press the VOLUME button to change the volume The lamp may deteriorate if the projector is powered off and on from the speaker. repeatedly within 30 minutes after the lamp is lighted.
Basic operation (continued) Wall Screen This function is to reproduce natural color tones when images are pro- jected directly onto a screen or wall surface. You can select from BEIGE, LIGHT BLUE, LIGHT GREEN, PINK, BLACK BOARD, WHITE BOARD, and OFF, to match the color of the screen or wall to be used for projection.
Menu operation As one of the two types of MENU display, following QUICK MENU appears on the screen when pressing MENU button on the remote control. In addition, DETAIL MENU (See page 19) appears when selecting DETAIL MENU in this MENU and pressing ENTER button. •...
Menu operation (continued) Menu Options Set the following options provided in the respective menus. 1. QUICK MENU Menu option Setting Feature description Automatically sets an optimal color balance based on the input signal. AUTO Use this setting for most cases. QUICK MENU COLOR PRESENTATION...
Menu operation (continued) DETAIL MENU * Menus are not displayed when no signal is supplied to the projector. IMAGE COLOR ENHANCER AUTO PRESENTATION STANDARD THEATER USER GAMMA MODE DYNAMIC, NATURAL, DETAIL BrilliantColor 0-10 RGB-COLOR ±10 RGB-TINT ±10 CONTRAST ±30 BRIGHTNESS ±30 COLOR TEMP.
Menu operation (continued) Basic operation Press the button to select AUTO POWER OFF. Several settings can be adjusted using the menu. AUTO POWER Example : Auto power off time setting AUTO POWER Press the MENU button. Select the DETAIL MENU and press the ENTER button (or Press the button to adjust the auto power off time.
Menu operation (continued) 2. INSTALLATION menu Menu option Setting Feature description opt. OFF/BEIGE / LIGHT Selects a desired setting based on the color of the screen or wall BLUE / LIGHT GREEN on which images are projected. (See page 16.) When selecting a INSTALLATION WALL SCREEN / PINK...
Menu operation (continued) 3. FEATURE menu Menu option Setting Feature description opt. Automatically sets the aspect ratio in relative to the input signal. Use NORMAL this setting for most cases. FEATURE Selects a desired screen position for anamorphically squeezed or hor- ASPECT NORMAL ASPECT...
Menu operation (continued) 4. SINGAL menu Menu option Setting Feature description opt. HORIZ. POSITION 0-999 Select this setting to adjust the horizontal position of projected images. VERT. POSITION 0-999 Select this setting to adjust the vertical position of projected images. SIGNAL Select this setting to eliminate flickering or blurs, if they appear, when HORIZ.
Menu operation (continued) 6. INFORMATION menu Menu option Feature description opt. This menu shows a lamp operating time (hour) calculated assuming that LAMP MODE is LOW. • When the LAMP MODE is STANDARD, this menu shows a longer lamp operating time than INFORMATION the actual time.
Image adjustment Adjusting projected images To adjust the tone of white (To customize the color tem- perature): To adjust the brightness (CONTRAST and BRIGHT- To set (and store) a user-defined color temperature, perform the fol- NESS): lowing procedure. You can make adjustments of the brightness of the projected image (See page 20 for the menu options.) using the menu.
Image adjustment (continued) BrilliantColor To cancel the menu: Use this setting to make colors with medium brightness, such as yel- Press the MENU button. low and the skin tone appear natural. Press the button to decrease • Do not change the settings of the SIGNAL menu for ordinary the value to lessen the effect.
Network settings You can set the network of the projector using the menu. Press the direction buttons to move the key cursor, select the characters or marks to enter, and press the ENTER button. opt. • Password can be set using up to 32 characters including alphabets (capital/small) or numeric characters.
Network settings (continued) Setting or Clearing DHCP When selecting OK, the setting is completed as the Subnet Mask stored. However, when selecting CANCEL, the setting is Display the IP CONFIG menu. completed without storing. Press the button to select DHCP. •...
Network settings (continued) How to Use Network Function • When connecting a computer and projector with LAN, config- ure the both IP Addresses in the same network group. If connecting in different network group, be sure to use a router. As for the settings of a router, ask the network adminis- trator.
Advanced features Freeze Displaying a user-defined image during startup or mut- To stop the motion in the image temporarily (or to dis- You can display your desired image as the startup screen (or splash play a still image): screen). Using the menu, you can also use it as the background that is Press the FREEZE button on the remote control.
Advanced features (continued) To cancel the password function: Display the FEATURE menu. Press the button to select PASSWORD FUNCTION. Press the ENTER button. • The screen for canceling the password function appears. opt. FEATURE MENU ACCESS LOCK UNLOCK Press the ENTER button. •...
Opening the User Manual: Load the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. Open CD-ROM "XD250U-ST". Double-click on "MANUAL_LAN.HTML" within the CD-ROM. A language selection list for the User Manual will be displayed. Move the mouse pointer to the desired language and click.
Be sure to use the lamp dedicated to this projector, VLT-XD280LP those in the above picture. If do, it might cause the failure of prod- for XD250U-ST. Use of other lamps may cause a failure of the pro- uct. jector.
Lamp replacement (continued) Interval of lamp replacement 5. Remove the lamp attachment unit. The recommended interval of lamp replacement is about 6000 *1*2 hours of consecutive use. Such interval differs depending on the *1*2 operating environment and may be shorter than 6000 hours Decrease in luminescence and/or color brightness indicates that the lamp needs to be replaced.
Troubleshooting Before asking for repair of the projector, check the following. If the symptom persists, stop using the projector, be sure to unplug the power plug, and then contact your dealer. No image appears on the screen. Problem Solution • Check whether the indicators are on or off and how they are lightning.
Troubleshooting (continued) Images are not displayed correctly. Problem Solution • Check that the cable connected to the external device isn’t intermittent. • Connect the cable’s plug with the external device’s connector firmly. Projected images are shaking. • Press the AUTO POSITION button. •...
Troubleshooting (continued) Others Problem Solution The exhaust vents emit warm air. • This air comes out after cooling the inside of the projector. You may feel hot, but this is not a malfunction. • Check that the volume isn’t set to low. No audio is output.
Indicators This projector has two indicators, each of which shows the operation condition of the projector. The following offer solutions to possible problems. If these problem persist, turn the projector off and consult your dealer. STATUS indicator POWER indicator Normal condition POWER STATUS CONDITION...
Specifications Type DLP™ DATA projector Model XD250U-ST Rated power supply 100 - 240 V AC, 50 / 60 Hz 3.3 A During standby: AC 100-120V: 3W (when STANDBY MODE is STANDARD) Power consumption 0.4W (when STANDBY MODE is LOW) AC 220-240V: 3W (when STANDBY MODE is STANDARD) 0.5W (when STANDBY MODE is LOW)
EU J2552-0066-02 1 Safety Manual/Quick Start up for UK J2552-0065-02 1 CD-ROM 1 RGB cable for PC J2552-0072-03 2 Battery 1 Lens cap 1 Soft case Replacement part (Option / Not included in the box) Spare lamp for XD250U-ST VLT-XD280LP EN-40...
Specifications (continued) Specification of RGB signals in each computer mode of the projector resolution horizontal vertical XD250U-ST Signal mode (H x V) frequency (kHz) frequency (Hz) (H x V) TV60, 480i (525i) 15.73 59.94 1024 x 768 *2 *3 TV50, 576i (625i) 15.63...
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