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TECHNICAL MANUAL
FOR PIONEER PLASMA DISPLAY MONITOR WHEN USED WITH
VIDEO CARDS (EXPANSION SOLUTIONS CARDS)
PLASMA DISPLAY MONITOR: PDP-50MXE20/PDP-50MXE20-S/PDP-42MXE20
VIDEO CARD: PDA-5003/PDA-5004
TABLE TOP STAND: PDK-TS01/PDK-TS07
TILT MOUNT UNIT: PDK-5011
WALL MOUNT UNIT: PDK-WM01
CEILING MOUNT UNIT: PDK-5012
MOBILE CART: PDK-5014
PDP BRACKET: PDK-5005
SPEAKER SYSTEM: PDP-S53-LR/PDP-S54-LR/PDP-S56-LR
This manual provides precautions and information for installation, preparation, and handling of the Plasma Display and
its dedicated mounting hardware.
Before installation and preparatory work, choose a safe and appropriate site after thorough consideration of construction,
materials used, strength, and surroundings. If adequate safeguards are not in place, immediately halt the installation
process and discontinue marketing activities.
ABOUT MOUNTING/INSTALLATION
• This product is sold under the assumption that installation
will be performed by experienced, qualified experts.
Refer all mounting and installation work to qualified
personnel or consult the nearest PIONEER dealer for
assistance.
• We accept no responsibility for accident or loss resulting
from failure to select an appropriate installation site,
situations occurring during assembly, installation,
mounting, operation resulting from modifications made
to this product, or from natural disasters.
PRECAUTIONS:
• We accept no responsibility for losses resulting from the
use of parts other than those supplied by Pioneer or those
authorized by Pioneer.
• We guarantee the performance of our products only when
they are assembled and adjusted as described in this
manual.
• The specifications and external designs shown in this
manual are subject to change without notice.
To use this product safely
• When using this product attached to a ceiling or wall or
piled up, there is a danger that, according to its weight or
attachment method, it may fall down or fall over.
• In order to use this product safely, be sure to have a
professional installer or the retail agent perform the
installation work. Verify that it is appropriately attached and
take adequate safety measures.
Attention professional installer
• Install this product according to the instructions in the
owner's manual or installation manual.
• To ensure safety when this product is installed on a ceiling,
wall or stacked be sure to take measures to prevent any
danger of the panel(s) falling down or falling over.
• Choose an installation or attachment location that has
sufficient strength to fully withstand its weight.
• When installing it on the floor, select an adequately stable,
flat, and level place.
• To prevent damage to the power or connection cords, take
great care not to place any equipment on them or pinch
them between any equipment.
• Absolutely do not alter the product or any of its attachment
hardware.
(Ver. 1.0)

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  • Page 1 • We accept no responsibility for losses resulting from the danger of the panel(s) falling down or falling over. use of parts other than those supplied by Pioneer or those authorized by Pioneer. • Choose an installation or attachment location that has •...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    4.9.4 How to install ..........125 3.5.9 Horizontal connections ........54 4.10 PDP Bracket: PDK-5005 3.5.10 Multiple ............. 55 (Can be used only with the PDP-50MXE20) ... 130 3.6 Special Installation (PDP-42MXE20) ......56 4.10.1 Specifications ..........130 3.6.1 Mounting to fittings .......... 56 4.10.2 External Dimensions ........
  • Page 3 10) SIDE MASK Setting ........202 50MXE20-S is front-bezel color. 11) VIDEO WALL Setting ....... 204 PDP-50MXE20-S is the model of which color of 12) BAUD RATE Setting ......... 208 front-bezel is silver. Please refer the specification 13) Assigning an ID ......... 209 of PDP-50MXE20 about the spec.
  • Page 4: Introduction

    50MXE20/PDP-42MXE20 being equipped with the PDA-5003 or PDA-5004. Items that apply only when the PDA-5003 or PDA-5004 is installed are marked with a star ‘#’. Precautions With the PDA-5003 or the PDA-5004 installed, the PDP-50MXE20/PDP-42MXE20 supports the following functions: Input/output terminals 7 PDA-5003...
  • Page 5: Features

    Features Features and Functions of this device PDP-50MXE20 PDP-42MXE20 ¶ Introduces newly developed Wide Plasma Panel ¶ Introduces newly developed Wide Plasma Panel The new, wide, high-precision plasma panel (1365x768 / The new wide high-precision plasma panel (1024x768 / 16:9) pushes the envelope of previous high-luminance...
  • Page 6: Specifications

    Specifications 2.1 Specifications PDP-50MXE20 Power requirements .... AC 100 V to 240 V, 50 Hz/60 Hz Light-emitting panel ..... 50V type AC Plasma Panel 110.36 cm (W) × 62.09 cm (H) × 126.63 cm (diagonal) (The power unit range is from AC100 V to 240 V (50 Hz/60 Hz)) Aspect ratio ..............
  • Page 7 Specifications PDP-42MXE20 Power requirements .... AC 100 V to 240 V, 50 Hz/60 Hz Light-emitting panel ..... 42V type AC Plasma Panel 92.16 cm (W) × 51.53 cm (H) × 105.59 cm (diagonal) (The power unit range is from AC100 V to 240 V (50 Hz/60 Hz)) Aspect ratio ..............
  • Page 8 Specifications INPUT Response Signals INPUT 1 7 Video signals supported 7 PC signals supported Vertical Horizontal Refresh rate Resolution Remark Frequency Frequency Signal Format Remark (Dot x Line) Vertical Horizontal Fv (Hz) Fh (kHz) 640x400 70.1 Hz 31.5 kHz NEC PC-9800 Component 15.625 625i(576i)/SDTV...
  • Page 9 Specifications INPUT 2 7 Video signals supported 7 PC signals supported Refresh rate Vertical Horizontal Resolution Signal Remarks Remark Frequency Frequency (Dot x Line) Format Vertical Horizontal Fv (Hz) Fh (kHz) 640x480 59.9 Hz 31.5 kH z 1125i(1080i)/HDTV 28.13 72.8 Hz 37.9 kH z 625p(576p)x720 dot/SDTV 31.25...
  • Page 10: External Dimensions

    WEIGHT: 35.5 kg (78.3 lbs) (without stand) MATERIAL: Front: Resin; Rear cover: Metal plate, Front protector panel: Glass TREATMENT: Front: Paint; Rear cover: Paint (All paints are Pioneer original colors) For packaging information, refer to “3.4.2 Unpacking” (pg. 31). (Unit: mm)
  • Page 11 WEIGHT: 30.5 kg (67.3 lbs) (without stand) MATERIAL: Front: Resin; Rear cover: Metal plate, Front protector panel: Glass TREATMENT: Front: Paint; Rear cover: Paint (All paints are Pioneer original colors) For packaging information, refer to “3.4.2 Unpacking” (pg. 31). (Unit: mm)
  • Page 12 External Dimensions <Main Unit Operation Panel> <Light Sensor for the remote/ambient light sensor/indicator> PDP-50MXE20 PDP-42MXE20 Indicator Light sensor for the remote 24.4 42.4 <Connection panel> Ambient light sensor PDP-50MXE20 (112.5) 123.6 44.5 107.5 12 12 (180.3) PDP-42MXE20 (121) 44.5 122.6 12 12 62.5...
  • Page 13: Controls And Connectors

    Controls and Connectors 2.3 Controls and Connectors Main unit Main unit STANDBY Operation panel on the main unit DISPLAY INPUT SCREEN SIZE – VOL + STANDBY/ON MENU / SET * Illustration depicts PDP-42MXE20 model. Main unit Operation panel on the main unit Display stand (PDP-42MXE20 only) STANDBY/ON button ( ) Press to put the display in Standby or into operation.
  • Page 14 ANALOG RGB OUT (INPUT1) (mini D-sub 15 pin) Never connect any component to these Use the ANALOG RGB OUT (INPUT1) terminal to connectors without first consulting your Pioneer output the video signal to an external monitor or installation technician. other component.
  • Page 15 Controls and Connectors Video Card <PDA-5003> Section Video Card <PDA-5004> Section The video card provides three video input connectors, The video card provides three video input connectors, one video output connector, and two audio input one video output connector, and three audio input connectors.
  • Page 16 Controls and Connectors Connection Panel (PDP-42MXE20) When installing PDA-5003 INPUT3 INPUT4 AUDIO INPUT5 S-VIDEO VIDEO INPUT 3/4 ANALOG RGB AUDIO G(ON SYNC) HD (H/V SYNC) When installing PDA-5004 COMPONENT INPUT3 INPUT4 INPUT5 S-VIDEO AUDIO VIDEO AUDIO AUDIO VIDEO Pb/Cb Pr/Cr &...
  • Page 17 Controls and Connectors Video Card <PDA-5004> Section AC IN A power cable is furnished with the Plasma Display. The video card provides 3 video input connectors, 1 Connect one end of the power cable to this video output connector and 3 audio input connectors. connector and the other end to a standard AC Consult the pages noted in parentheses ( ) for details power source.
  • Page 18: Pin Layout

    Pin layout 2.4 Pin layout INPUT1 (Mini D-sub, 15-pin connector; female) RS-232C terminal (D-sub 9-pin connector; male) pin layout pin layout (DCE format) Input Output Signal Pin No. Pin No. NC (not connected) TxD (Transmit Data) RxD (Receive Data) NC (not connected) NC (not connected) NC (not connected) NC (not connected)
  • Page 19: Remote Control Unit

    Remote Control Unit 2.5 Remote Control Unit SCREEN SIZE button Press to select the screen size. INPUT buttons Press to select the input. MENU button Press to reveal and hide the on-screen menu. ADJUST (5/∞/3/2) buttons Press to navigate menu screens and adjust various settings on the unit.
  • Page 20: Remote Control Unit Holder (pdp-42mxe20 Only)

    Remote Control Unit Holder 2.6 Remote Control Unit Holder (PDP-42MXE20 only) Peel the sticker covers from the lower and upper mounting tapes on the rear of the remote control holder. Attach it to the back of the main unit or on some other fixed surface so that it will be available for storing the remote control with the panel.
  • Page 21: Installation Site Requirements

    Installation Site Requirements [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 3.1 Installation Site Requirements If the site requires modifications or special preparations before installing the Plasma Display or its mounting hardware, obtain permission in advance from the building owner or building authorities. To ensure safety, it is also important to determine the strength of the installation site with the help of an authorized building contractor.
  • Page 22 If other products controlled with infrared remote controls are placed nearby, remote control function may be affected. In such cases, move other devices further away from the display or contact a Pioneer-authorized dealer for assistance. Depending on installation conditions, the remote control range may be reduced by infrared radiation emitted by the screen.
  • Page 23: Installation Conditions (pdp-50mxe20)

    In a standard installation, two fans and part A draw hot air from the unit. All openings not assisted by fans serve as air inlets. If the unit is hung from or embedded into a wall, special operating temperature limits and other limitations may apply. Refer to section “3.5 Special Installation (PDP-50MXE20)” (pg. 36) for more information.
  • Page 24: Calculating Heat Quantity

    3.2.3 Product mounting holes We recommend using mounting hardware available from Pioneer. If you use other mounting hardware, mount the hardware to the unit using the M8-bolt holes on the unit. Tighten the bolts with a torque between 50 kg/cm and 80 kg/ cm.
  • Page 25 Installation Conditions [50MXE20] This unit is designed to be mounted using four bolt holes. For additional safety, we recommend securing it at four or six points on opposite sides of the horizontal and vertical center lines, as shown in the drawing below. Poor methods for securing Suggested methods for securing Secured at six points...
  • Page 26: Mounting Surface Warping

    [50MXE20] 3.2.4 Mounting surface warping The display incorporates glass. Before mounting the panel using hardware other than that provided by Pioneer, perform the following checks to confirm that the display is free from warps exceeding 1 mm*. Regarding the 1 mm limit: The panel frame may have a warp of up to 3 mm.
  • Page 27: Installation Conditions (pdp-42mxe20)

    [42MXE20] Installation Conditions 3.3 Installation Conditions (PDP-42MXE20) 3.3.1 Heat dissipation This unit has openings for effective ventilation. Vent locations are marked by arrows in the illustration below. The direction of the arrows shows the direction of airflow. To allow proper dissipation of heat from the unit, do not cover any of these openings.
  • Page 28: Calculating Heat Quantity

    3.3.3 Product mounting holes We recommend using mounting hardware available from Pioneer. If you use other mounting hardware, mount the hardware to the unit using the M8-bolt holes provided in the unit. Tighten the bolts with a torque between 50 kg/cm and 80 kg/cm.
  • Page 29: Installation Conditions

    [42MXE20] Installation Conditions This unit is designed to be mounted using four bolt holes. For additional safety, we recommend securing it at four, six or eight points on opposite sides of the horizontal and vertical center lines, as shown in the drawing below. Methods shown with a large “X”...
  • Page 30: Mounting Surface Warping

    [42MXE20] 3.3.4 Mounting surface warping The display incorporates glass. Before mounting the panel using hardware other than that provided by Pioneer, perform the following checks to confirm that the display is free from warps exceeding 1 mm*. Regarding the 1 mm limit: The panel frame may have a warp of up to 3 mm.
  • Page 31: Installation Procedures

    • The Plasma Display is made of glass. Please handle the panel carefully to prevent it from being damaged. 3.4.2 Unpacking PDP-50MXE20 The original packing material can be re-used to safely ship the Plasma Display. When repacking, it is important to use the material in the same way as when the unit originally shipped.
  • Page 32 Installation Procedures [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] PDP-42MXE20 The original packing material can be re-used to safely ship the Plasma Display. When repacking, it is important to use the material in the same way as when the unit originally shipped. Failure to pack the panel correctly can damage the Plasma Display.
  • Page 33: Mounting On The Attachment Stands (pdp-42mxe20 Only)

    Installation Procedures [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 2) Unpacking procedures 1 Remove the packing bands. 2 Slowly lift and remove the upper carton. 3 Lift and remove the carton cover. 4 Remove the pads. 5 Remove the accessory and power cord cases. 6 Remove the unit (requires two or more people).
  • Page 34: Re-packing

    Installation Procedures [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 3.4.4 Re-packing (re-packing and re-shipping are not covered by the warranty) If the unit needs to be re-packaged, observe the following guidelines. • Refer to the unpacking instructions in section “3.4.2 Unpacking” (pg. 31 to 33). Pack the unit by reversing the unpacking procedure.
  • Page 35 To attach the speed clamps to the main unit Use the holes marked with the & border shown below as needed. * As viewed from the rear of the display. (PDP-50MXE20) * As viewed from the rear of the display. (PDP-42MXE20) To remove speed clamps Using pliers, twist the clamp 90°...
  • Page 36: Special Installation (pdp-50mxe20)

    Examine installation methods and the ambient conditions for your installation site. Refer to sections “3.1 Installation Site Requirements” (pg. 21), ”3.2 Installation Conditions (PDP-50MXE20)” (pg. 23), and “3.4 Installation Procedures” (pg. 31) in this manual.
  • Page 37 [50MXE20] Special Installation (Mounting to fittings) Standard installation (In cases where top and bottom are reversed) Example 1 Example 2 35 mm or less 35 mm or less Example 3 Example 4 Vertical installation Example 5 Example 6 Attach so that the fan is on the left side 35 mm or...
  • Page 38: Hanging On The Wall

    Special Instruction (Hanging on the wall) [50MXE20] 3.5.2 Hanging on the wall Carefully read the following imformation before attempting to hang the unit on a wall. Take note of the various limitations specified in this section. Mount the unit so that twisting, bending, or any other warping does not exceed 4 mm. Shaded areas indicate attachment points for mounting hardware.
  • Page 39 [50MXE20] Special Installation (Hanging on the wall) Methods of Securing: Basic methods of securing the panel to a wall are shown below. Avoid blocking or covering areas aside from those indicated by . The method indicated by a large “X” must not be used.
  • Page 40: Embedding In The Wall

    Special Installation (Embedding in the wall) [50MXE20] 3.5.3 Embedding in the wall Carefully read the following imformation before trying to embed the unit in a wall. Observe all the limitations specified below. Be sure to mount the unit so that twisting, bending, or other deformation of the unit does not exceed 4 mm. (1) Embedding in walls with space provided behind the unit (no obstructions within a distance of 300 mm from the back surface of the unit).
  • Page 41 [50MXE20] Special Installation (Embedding in the wall) Temperature Measurement Points (Illustration for reference purposes) : Thermometer (temperature measurement point) 50 mm 50 mm • Make measurements at a distance of 50 mm from the unit without directly subjecting the thermometer to fan exhaust.
  • Page 42 Special Installation (Embedding in the wall) [50MXE20] (2) Embedding in walls with no space provided behind the unit. Panting (Punching) net (numerical aperture 50 % or over) 100 mm or 100 mm or 50 mm or more more more Cation : Due to possible heat issues, we do not recommend installing the panel in narrow, enclosed areas. ✩...
  • Page 43: When The Display Is Put In A Box

    [50MXE20] Special installation (When the display is put in a box) 3.5.4 When the display is put in a box Operating this display in confined spaces is not recommended. • If the display is to be used in a confined space, observe the following conditions shown in the drawing below: A ≥...
  • Page 44: Ceiling Suspension (with Wires)

    Special Installation (Ceiling suspension with wires) [50MXE20] 3.5.5 Ceiling suspension (with wires) When suspending with wire, attach the unit either at rows A and B or at rows C and D to keep it from warping. In addition, the unit must be attached at four or more points, with these points distributed symmetrically on opposite sides of the vertical and horizontal center lines.
  • Page 45 [50MXE20] Special Installation (Ceiling suspension with wires) Methods of Securing: Basic methods of securing are shown below. Avoid blocking or covering areas aside from those indicated by . The methods indicated by a large “X” must not be used. Before attaching the unit to fittings, double-check that the thickness and height of the fittings, and the number of bolts is correct.
  • Page 46: Hanging On The Wall Lengthwise

    Special Installation (Hanging on the wall lengthwise) [50MXE20] 3.5.6 Hanging on the wall lengthwise Carefully read the following imformation before attempting to mount the unit on the wall. Observe the various limitations specified below. Be sure to mount the unit so that twisting, bending, or any other deformation does not exceed 4 mm. Shaded areas indicate attachment points for mounting hardware.
  • Page 47 [50MXE20] Special Installation (Hanging on the wall lengthwise) Methods of Securing: Basic methods of securing are shown below. Avoid blocking or covering areas aside from those indicated by . The method indicated by a large “X” must not be used. Before attaching the unit to fittings, double-check that the thickness and height of the fittings and the number of bolts is correct.
  • Page 48: Place Product Upright And Flush Into Wall (embedding In The Wall)

    Special Installation (Place product upright and flush, embedded in the wall) [50MXE20] 3.5.7 Place product upright and flush into wall (embedding in the wall) Carefully read the following instructions before trying to embed the unit in a wall. Observe all the limitations specified below.
  • Page 49 [50MXE20] Special Installation (Place product upright and flush, embedded in the wall) Methods of Securing: Basic methods of securing are shown below. Avoid blocking or covering areas aside from those indicated by . The methods indicated by a large “X” must not be used. Before attaching the unit to fittings, double-check that the thickness and height of the fittings and the number of fixing bolts is correct.
  • Page 50 Special Installation (Place product upright and flush, embedded in the wall) [50MXE20] (2) Embedding in walls with no space provided behind the unit 100 mm or 100 mm or more more Attach so that the fan is on the left side when viewed from the rear.
  • Page 51 [50MXE20] Special Installation (Place product upright and flush, embedded in the wall) Methods of Securing: Basic methods of securing are shown below. Avoid blocking or covering areas aside from those indicated by . The methods indicated by a large “X” must not be used. Before attaching the unit to fittings, double-check that the thickness and height of the fittings and the number of bolts is correct.
  • Page 52: Installed Facing Upward

    Special Installation (Installed facing upward) [50MXE20] 3.5.8 Installed facing upward (1) When installed on top of a horizontal surface <an open space other than a horizontal surface> 50 mm or more Horizontal surface ✩ Operating Temperature Restrictions (*1) • Ambient temperature: 0 °C to 35 °C •...
  • Page 53 [50MXE20] Special installation (Installed facing upward) (2) When the Plasma Display is in a confined space Operating this display in confined spaces is not recommended. • If the display is to be used in confined spaces, observe the following conditions shown in the drawing below: A ≥...
  • Page 54: Horizontal Connections

    [50MXE20] Special installation (Horizontal connections) 3.5.9 Horizontal connections While the display is designed to accommodate side-by-side installations, keep in mind that specific installation configurations may affect ventilation. Observe the following requirements: 1 Installation of up to two units (Horizontal connection) The following table lists the operating temperature conditions when installing more than one panel.
  • Page 55: Multiple

    To prevent heat venting from one video wall plasma panel into another panel, each display must be oriented in the same direction. In the above example, each panel is shown with the Pioneer logo at the bottom. ✩ Operating Temperature Restrictions...
  • Page 56: Special Installation (pdp-42mxe20)

    Special Installation (Mounting to fittings) [42MXE20] 3.6 Special Installation (PDP-42MXE20) The unit can be hung from or embedded in a wall. However, some installations impose additional limitations on operating temperatures and other factors. Examine installation methods and the ambient conditions for your installation site. Refer to sections “3.1 Installation Site Requirements”...
  • Page 57 [42MXE20] Special Installation (Mounting to fittings) Standard installation (In cases where top and bottom are reversed) Example 1 35 mm or less 35 mm or Example 2 Example 3 less Vertical installation Example 4 Example 5 35 mm or Attach so that less the fan is on the left side...
  • Page 58: Hanging On The Wall

    Special Instruction (Hanging on the wall) [42MXE20] 3.6.2 Hanging on the wall Carefully read the following imformation before attempting to hang the unit on a wall. Take note of the various limitations specified in this section. Mount the unit so that twisting, bending, or any other warping does not exceed 4 mm. Shaded areas indicate attachment points for mounting hardware.
  • Page 59 [42MXE20] Special Installation (Hanging on the wall) Methods of Securing: Basic methods of securing the panel to a wall are shown below. Avoid blocking or covering areas aside from those indicated by . The method indicated by a large “X” must not be used.
  • Page 60: Embedding In The Wall

    Special Installation (Embedding in the wall) [42MXE20] 3.6.3 Embedding in the wall Carefully read the following imformation before trying to embed the unit in a wall. Observe all the limitations specified below. Be sure to mount the unit so that twisting, bending, or other deformation of the unit does not exceed 4 mm. (1) Embedding in walls with space provided behind the unit (no obstructions within a distance of 300 mm from the back surface of the unit).
  • Page 61 [42MXE20] Special Installation (Embedding in the wall) Temperature Measurement Points (Illustration for reference purposes) : Thermometer (temperature measurement point) 50 mm 50 mm • Make measurements at a distance of 50 mm from the unit without directly subjecting the thermometer to fan exhaust.
  • Page 62 Special Installation (Embedding in the wall) [42MXE20] (2) Embedding in walls with no space provided behind the unit. Panting (Punching) net (numerical aperture 50 % or over) 100 mm or 100 mm or 50 mm or more more more Cation : Due to possible heat issues, we do not recommend installing the panel in narrow, enclosed areas. ✩...
  • Page 63: When The Display Is Put In A Box

    [42MXE20] Special installation (When the display is put in a box) 3.6.4 When the display is put in a box Operating this display in confined spaces is not recommended. • If the display is to be used in a confined space, observe the following conditions shown in the drawing below: A ≥...
  • Page 64: Ceiling Suspension (with Wires)

    Special Installation (Ceiling suspension with wires) [42MXE20] 3.6.5 Ceiling suspension (with wires) When suspending with wire, attach the unit either at rows A and B or at rows C and D to keep it from warping. In addition, the unit must be attached at four or more points, with these points distributed symmetrically on opposite sides of the vertical and horizontal center lines.
  • Page 65 [42MXE20] Special Installation (Ceiling suspension with wires) Methods of Securing: Basic methods of securing are shown below. Avoid blocking or covering areas aside from those indicated by . The methods indicated by a large “X” must not be used. Before attaching the unit to fittings, double-check that the thickness and height of the fittings, and the number of bolts is correct.
  • Page 66: Hanging On The Wall Lengthwise

    Special Installation (Hanging on the wall lengthwise) [42MXE20] 3.6.6 Hanging on the wall lengthwise Carefully read the following imformation before attempting to mount the unit on the wall. Observe the various limitations specified below. Be sure to mount the unit so that twisting, bending, or any other deformation does not exceed 4 mm. Shaded areas indicate attachment points for mounting hardware.
  • Page 67 [42MXE20] Special Installation (Hanging on the wall lengthwise) Methods of Securing: Basic methods of securing are shown below. Avoid blocking or covering areas aside from those indicated by . The method indicated by a large “X” must not be used. Before attaching the unit to fittings, double-check that the thickness and height of the fittings and the number of bolts is correct.
  • Page 68: Place Product Upright And Flush Into Wall (embedding In The Wall)

    Special Installation (Place product upright and flush, embedded in the wall) [42MXE20] 3.6.7 Place product upright and flush into wall (embedding in the wall) Carefully read the following instructions before trying to embed the unit in a wall. Observe all the limitations specified below.
  • Page 69 [42MXE20] Special Installation (Place product upright and flush, embedded in the wall) Methods of Securing: Basic methods of securing are shown below. Avoid blocking or covering areas aside from those indicated by . The methods indicated by a large “X” must not be used. Before attaching the unit to fittings, double-check that the thickness and height of the fittings and the number of fixing bolts is correct.
  • Page 70 [42MXE20] Special Installation (Place product upright and flush, embedded in the wall) (2) Embedding in walls with no space provided behind the unit 100 mm or 100 mm or more more Attach so that the fan is on the left side when viewed from the rear.
  • Page 71 [42MXE20] Special Installation (Place product upright and flush, embedded in the wall) Methods of Securing: Basic methods of securing are shown below. Avoid blocking or covering areas aside from those indicated by . The methods indicated by a large “X” must not be used. Before attaching the unit to fittings, double-check that the thickness and height of the fittings and the number of bolts is correct.
  • Page 72: Installed Facing Upward

    Special Installation (Installed facing upward) [42MXE20] 3.6.8 Installed facing upward (1) When installed on top of a horizontal surface <an open space other than a horizontal surface> 50 mm or more Horizontal surface ✩ Operating Temperature Restrictions (*1) • Ambient temperature: 0 °C to 35 °C •...
  • Page 73 [42MXE20] Special installation (Installed facing upward) (2) When the Plasma Display is in a confined space Operating this display in confined spaces is not recommended. • If the display is to be used in confined spaces, observe the following conditions shown in the drawing below: A ≥...
  • Page 74: Horizontal Connections

    [42MXE20] Special installation (Horizontal connections) 3.6.9 Horizontal connections While the display is designed to accommodate side-by-side installations, keep in mind that specific installation configurations may affect ventilation. Observe the following requirements: 1 Installation of up to two units (Horizontal connection) The following table lists the operating temperature conditions when installing more than one panel.
  • Page 75: Multiple

    To prevent heat venting from one video wall plasma panel into another panel, each display must be oriented in the same direction. In the above example, each panel is shown with the Pioneer logo at the bottom. ✩ Operating Temperature Restrictions...
  • Page 76: How To Use The Standard Mounting Components

    4.1 Standard Mounting Components Features and Characteristics In addition to reliability and vivid display resulting from its large screen area, brightness, and image quality, the Plasma Display (PDP-50MXE20/PDP-42MXE20) is thin and lightweight. This panel can be mounted in locations not possible for conventional displays.
  • Page 77: Handling The Standard Mounting Components

    This section of the manual discusses ways to mount, install, and handle the mounting hardware exclusively designed for Pioneer Plasma Displays. Mounting should be performed by qualified experts. Refer all installation and mounting work to qualified installers, or request assistance from a Pioneer dealer. 4.2.2 Precautions for installation contractors 1) Before installation Observe the specifications supplied in “3.1 Installation Site Requirements”...
  • Page 78: Installation Of The Attachment Stand (can Be Used Only With The Pdp-42mxe20)

    Installation of the Attachment Stand [42MXE20] 3 Tighten the bolt against the washer so as to secure 4.3 Installation of the Attachment Stand the unit. (Can be used only with the PDP-42MXE20) After manually tightening the bolts, completely tighten Be sure to fix the supplied stands to the installation surface. them with the attached tools.
  • Page 79 Installation of the Attachment Stand [42MXE20] Dimensions (Unit: mm) 252.4 447.2 1022 66.8 ø...
  • Page 80: Video Card: Pda-5003/pda-5004

    Video Card: PDA-5003/PDA-5004 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 4.4 Video Card: PDA-5003/PDA-5004 4.4.1 Specifications External dimensions ....PDA-5003: 301.5 mm (W) × 27.6 mm (H) × 148.9 mm (D) (11-7/8 in. (W) × 1-3/32 in. (H) × 5-7/8 in. (D)) PDA-5004: 301.5 mm (W) × 27.6 mm (H) × 148.3 mm (D) (11-7/8 in.
  • Page 81 Video Card: PDA-5003/PDA-5004 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 7 PDA-5004 Video-related INPUT1 Input The following signal is supported only when a PDA-5004 is installed. • Component video signal Y ......1 Vp-p/75 Ω/negative sync..0.7 Vp-p (color 100 %)/75 Ω INPUT2 Input DVI-D 24-pin connector Digital video signal (HDCP supported)
  • Page 82: External Dimensions

    Video Card: PDA-5003/PDA-5004 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 4.4.2 External Dimensions (Unit: mm) 7 PDA-5003 301.5 7 PDA-5004 301.5...
  • Page 83 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] Video Card: PDA-5003/PDA-5004 <PDP-50MXE20 connection panel: when equipped with PDA-5003> (112.5) 123.6 44.5 107.5 12 12 28 21.5 36.5 141.6 (180.3) #: Symbol indicates the alignment point. <PDP-50MXE20 connection panel: when equipped with PDA-5004> (112.5) 123.6 44.5 107.5...
  • Page 84: Installing Procedures

    2 Align the video card with the two rails visible inside Installation Notes: of the port then gently and evenly insert the card. • Do not install the PDA-5002 on the PDP-50MXE20/PDP- 42MXE20 display units. • When opening the protective cover, take care not to drop screws or other objects in the opening.
  • Page 85 Video Card: PDA-5003/PDA-5004 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 4 Affix the accessory connector indicator label to the Plasma Display then affix the remote control label to the remote control that is furnished with the Plasma Display. S-VIDEO INPUT3 VIDEO INPUT4 INPUT 3/4 AUDIO ANALOG RGB INPUT5...
  • Page 86: Input Connectors On The Plasma Display With Video Card

    Video Card: PDA-5003/PDA-5004 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 4.4.4 Input connectors on the Plasma Display 4.4.5 Connection to INPUT1 and INPUT5 with video card 7 When using PDA-5003 7 When using PDA-5003 Various components can be connected to the INPUT1 and Consult the following chart when making connections to INPUT5 jacks.
  • Page 87: Connection To Input1 Or Input5

    [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] Video Card: PDA-5003/PDA-5004 4.4.6 Connection to INPUT1 or INPUT5 7 When using PDA-5003 7 When using PDA-5004 Connection to AV components Connection to AV components Connection to AV component equipped with Connection to AV component equipped with component video jacks component video jacks Make component video connections for AV...
  • Page 88 Video Card: PDA-5003/PDA-5004 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] Connection of G ON SYNC analog RGB source Make G ON SYNC connections for a component with output that has the synchronization signal layered on top of the green signal. When connecting to ANALOG RGB IN (INPUT1) When connecting to COMPONENT VIDEO (INPUT5) [Connections for PDA-5004] INPUT1...
  • Page 89: Connection To A Personal Computer

    [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] Video Card: PDA-5003/PDA-5004 Connection to a personal Connection of composite SYNC analog RGB source computer Make composite SYNC connections for a component with output that has the vertical synchronization signal Connection method differs depending on the computer layered on top of the horizontal synchronization signal.
  • Page 90 Video Card: PDA-5003/PDA-5004 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] When connecting to ANALOG RGB IN (INPUT1) Connection of G ON SYNC analog RGB source Make G ON SYNC connections for a personal computer with output that has the synchronization signal layered INPUT1 on top of the green signal. ANALOG RGB OUT ANALOG RGB IN (D-Sub)
  • Page 91 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] Video Card: PDA-5003/PDA-5004 When connecting to COMPONENT VIDEO (INPUT5) When connecting to ANALOG RGB (INPUT5) [Connections for PDA-5004] [Connections for PDA-5003] COMPONENT INPUT5 INPUT5 ANALOG RGB VIDEO G(ON SYNC) HD (H/V SYNC) Pb/Cb Pr/Cr On-screen setup is necessary after connection. When using INPUT5, set the impedance selector switch to match the output impedance of the connected computer’s synchronization signal.
  • Page 92: Connection To Input2

    Video Card: PDA-5003/PDA-5004 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 4.4.7 Connection to INPUT2 4.4.9 Connection to INPUT4 A computer equipped with DVI output (digital RGB signal) Connect an AV component that has a video output jack or an AV component equipped with DVI output, can be to the video card’s INPUT4 jack.
  • Page 93: About Dtv Set Top Box Connection

    [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] Video Card: PDA-5003/PDA-5004 4.4.10 About DTV set top box connection To ensure proper connection, please carefully read the instruction manual supplied with the DTV set top box. The set top box output signals that this display is compatible with are as follows.
  • Page 94: Audio Connections

    Video Card: PDA-5003/PDA-5004 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 4.4.11 Audio connections Audio connections for component connected to Before making connections, be sure to check that the INPUT2 audio component’s power and the display’s main power is off. OUTPUT INPUT1 INPUT2 Connect an audio component to the audio input jack of the Plasma Display with installed AUDIO AUDIO...
  • Page 95 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] Video Card: PDA-5003/PDA-5004 [When using PDA-5003] [When using PDA-5004] Audio connection for component connected to Audio connection for component connected to INPUT3 or INPUT4 INPUT3 AUDIO INPUT 3/4 INPUT3 AUDIO Audio input to the AUDIO R/L (INPUT3/4) pin jacks is The audio line for the component connected to INPUT3 possible for a component connected to either INPUT3 can be connected to the AUDIO R/L (INPUT3) pin jacks.
  • Page 96 Video Card: PDA-5003/PDA-5004 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 7 PC signals supported INPUT Response Signals INPUT 1, 5 # (Applies only when equipped with PDA- Refresh rate Resolution Remark 5003/PDA-5004) (Dot x Line) Vertical Horizontal 7 Video signals supported 640x400 70.1 Hz 31.5 kHz NEC PC-9800 720x400...
  • Page 97 Video Card: PDA-5003/PDA-5004 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] INPUT 2 7 PC signals supported 7 Video signals supported Refresh rate Resolution Vertical Horizontal Signal Remarks Frequency Frequency Remark (Dot x Line) Vertical Horizontal Format Fv (Hz) Fh (kHz) 640x480 59.9 Hz 31.5 kH z 1125i(1080i)/HDTV 28.13 72.8 Hz...
  • Page 98: Specifications

    34.5 kg (76.1 lbs.) (mounting hardware and Plasma Display <PDP-42MXE20>) Materials ........Base: plastic (ABS); Stand pipes: general structural steel tubes (STKMR-D) Finish .......... Finish: Base: paint (Pioneer original black color *PDK-TS01: gray); Stand pipes: semi- matt black paint Package dimensions ....640 mm (W) × 214 mm (H) × 415 mm (D) (25-3/16 in.
  • Page 99: External Dimensions

    Table Top Stand: PDK-TS01/PDK-TS07 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 4.5.3 External Dimensions 7 When using Plasma Display PDP-50MXE20 Unit: mm (inch) 1222 (48-1/8) 566 (22-9/32) 7 When using Plasma Display PDP-42MXE20 Unit: mm (inch) 1022 (40-1/4) 566 (22-9/32)
  • Page 100: Stand Assembling

    Table Top Stand: PDK-TS01/PDK-TS07 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 4.5.4 Stand assembling 1) Assembling Steps 1 Turn the base cover over so that the bottom is facing up. 2 Insert the stand pipes into the base cover. 3 Use the included screws (4 mm × 8 mm) to stabilize the stand pipes. Note Assemble the stand with a soft sheet placed under the base cover.
  • Page 101: Attaching The Stand To The Plasma Display

    Table Top Stand: PDK-TS01/PDK-TS07 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 4.5.5 Attaching the Stand to the Plasma Display Table. Regarding the stand pipe bolt holes when the stand is used as a desktop stand Caution Plasma Display model Bolt holes used with stand orientation The Plasma Display is heavy, has no depth, and is B , B ' 50 inch display model...
  • Page 102 Table Top Stand: PDK-TS01/PDK-TS07 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] After attachment, take measures to prevent it from falling over. 7 Stabilizing on the floor 7 Using a wall for stabilization 1 Attaching the accessory falling prevention bolts Stabilize the equipment as shown in the diagram using screws that are available on the market.
  • Page 103 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] Table Top Stand: PDK-TS01/PDK-TS07...
  • Page 104: Tilt Mount Unit: Pdk-5011

    (mounting hardware and Plasma Display <PDP-42MXE20>) Weight ........13.8 kg (30.4 lbs.) (mounting hardware only) 49.3 kg (108.7 lbs.) (mounting hardware and Plasma Display <PDP-50MXE20>) 44.3 kg (97.7 lbs.) (mounting hardware and Plasma Display <PDP-42MXE20>) Materials ........General structural steel tubes (STKM-R), SS400, SPHC Finish ..........
  • Page 105: External Dimensions

    [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] Tilt Mount Unit: PDK-5011 4.6.2 External Dimensions 7 When using Plasma Display PDP-50MXE20 (Units: mm) (258) (144) Center of the display Attachment holes (six locations) Center of the display 6-23x10.5 6-ø10.5 1222 7 When using Plasma Display PDP-42MXE20...
  • Page 106: Assembling The Mounting Hardware And Mounting The Plasma Display

    Tilt Mount Unit: PDK-5011 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 4.6.3 Assembling the mounting hardware and mounting the Plasma Display 1 Remove the special screws (two locations) from the 4 Fix the Plasma Display to the PDP side hardware with bottom of the wall mounting unit. M8 bolts (six locations).
  • Page 107 Tilt Mount Unit: PDK-5011 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 6 Attach the hook on the PDP side hardware to the wall side hardware. Note Do not hold the speakers during the installation work. Hook Opening Closing Always have at least two people do this task. Verify that the hook has been hung before Caution lifting the Plasma Display into place.
  • Page 108: Angle Setup

    Measuring the opening distance Hexagon wrench Opening X provides an approximate angle value. Closing Tilt Angle Criteria Angle Normal holes of PDP-42MXE20 model PDP-50MXE20 model Normal holes Upper holes 5° 199 mm 191 mm 194 mm 10° 253 mm 240 mm 246 mm Resin plate 15°...
  • Page 109: Measure To Prevent Shakiness When The Unit Is Installed At A Slight Tilt

    [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] Tilt Mount Unit: PDK-5011 4.6.5 Measure to prevent shakiness when the unit is installed at a slight tilt With this installation hardware, for structural reasons, the 3 If, when it is moved only forward, the distance is too top of the panel may be shaky when installed at a 5°...
  • Page 110: Wall Mount Unit: Pdk-wm01

    1022 mm (W) × 610 mm (H) × 130 mm (D) (40-1/4 in. (W) × 24-1/32 in. (H) × 5-1/8 in. (D)) (mounting hardware and Plasma Display <PDP-42MXE20>) Weight ........9.3 kg (20.5 lbs.) (mounting hardware only) 44.8 kg (98.8 lbs.) (mounting hardware and Plasma Display <PDP-50MXE20>) 39.8 kg (87.7 lbs.) (mounting hardware and Plasma Display <PDP-42MXE20>) Materials ........SPHC, SS400 Finish ........
  • Page 111: External Dimensions

    [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] Wall Mount Unit: PDK-WM01 4.7.2 External Dimensions 7 When using Plasma Display PDP-50MXE20 (Unit: mm) Center of the display 6-6x63 17-6x120 682.5 1222 7 When using Plasma Display PDP-42MXE20 (Unit: mm) Center line (Center of the display)
  • Page 112: Assembling The Mounting Hardware And Mounting The Display

    Wall Mount Unit: PDK-WM01 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 3 Remove the PDP side metal fitting 4.7.3 Assembling the mounting hardware and 1 Lift the lock bar to the position where the lock on mounting the display the PDP side metal fitting is released. 1 Remove the push rivet of the lock plate and the bottom 2 While holding the lock bar up, pull out the bottom anchor screw (M6 x 14 mm (9/16 inch)) (one location:...
  • Page 113 Wall Mount Unit: PDK-WM01 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 5 Install the wall side metal fitting to the wall 7 Fine adjustment of the left-right tilt of the Plasma Fix it firmly in place symmetrically to the left and right Display. (four or more locations). If the Plasma Display is slightly tilted to the left or right Wall strength and material determines the type of after it is installed on the wall, adjust this tilt by attaching...
  • Page 114: When Removing The Plasma Display

    Wall Mount Unit: PDK-WM01 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 8 With the lock bar in the lock position, fix the lock plate 4.7.4 When removing the Plasma Display firmly in place with push rivet and the anchor screw (M6 x 14 mm (9/16 inch)) (one location: left and right Before beginning this procedure, turn off the sides) removed in step 1 (one location: left and right power to the Plasma Display and peripheral...
  • Page 115 PDP side metal fitting is not displaced. Caution 5 Raise to remove the Plasma Display. Decorative panel/structural wall * Illustration depicts PDP-50MXE20 model. Raise and remove the Plasma Display. Always have at least two people manage this task. Caution...
  • Page 116: Ceiling Mount Unit: Pdk-5012

    (mounting hardware and Plasma Display <PDP-42MXE20>) Weight ........14.5 kg (32.0 lbs.) (mounting hardware only) 50.0 kg (110.2 lbs.) (mounting hardware and Plasma Display <PDP-50MXE20>) 45.0 kg (99.2 lbs.) (mounting hardware and Plasma Display <PDP-42MXE20>) Adjustable range of angles ..Horizontal to 25 degrees below horizontal, 45 degrees left/right Material ........
  • Page 117: External Dimensions

    [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] Ceiling Mount Unit: PDK-5012 4.8.2 External Dimensions 7 When using Plasma Display PDP-50MXE20 (Unit: mm) 4-ø13.5 x 22 ø70 ø60.5 Attachment holes (six locations) Center of the display Center of the display (530) 1222 This circle shows the path that the outermost part of the Plasma Display follows when it is rotated on a vertical axis after having been titled sideways by 25°.
  • Page 118 Ceiling Mount Unit: PDK-5012 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 7 When using Plasma Display PDP-42MXE20 (Unit: mm) φ240.5 4-φ13.5X22 φ 70 φ60.5 Attachment holes (6 locations) (530) 1022 This circle shows the path that the outermost part of the Plasma Display follows when it is rotated on a vertical axis after having been titled sideways by 25°.
  • Page 119: Installing The Mounting Hardware

    Ceiling Mount Unit: PDK-5012 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 4.8.3 Installing the mounting hardware 1) Preparations You will need the following tools. Make sure you have them at hand before beginning work. • Phillips Head Screwdriver • Hexagonal wrench (subtense 5 mm, for M6 bolts) •...
  • Page 120: Attach The Plasma Display

    Ceiling Mount Unit: PDK-5012 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 4.8.4 Attach the Plasma Display 1 Attach the PDP bracket to the Plasma Display. 3 Attach the Plasma Display to the hanger. Note • Place a sheet or protective cover to protect the dis- play from scratches or damage.
  • Page 121: Angle Setup

    Ceiling Mount Unit: PDK-5012 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 4.8.5 Angle setup Left-right Adjustment Vertical Adjustment You can adjust it 45° to the left or right by loosening the You can adjust its vertical angle by loosening the screws top screw. on the left and right sides (maximum adjustment of 25° Set the desired angle then tighten the screw.
  • Page 122: Mobile Cart: Pdk-5014

    2 : External dimensions of Serial No. 511 and higher of PDK-5014 Weight ........43.0 kg (94.8 lbs.) (stand only) 78.5 kg (173.1 lbs.) (stand and Plasma Display <PDP-50MXE20>) 73.5 kg (162 lbs.) (stand and Plasma Display <PDP-42MXE20>) Materials ........STKM (steel pipe) SPCC and SS41 Finish ..........
  • Page 123: External Dimensions

    [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] Mobile Cart: PDK-5014 4.9.2 External Dimensions 7 When using Plasma Display PDP-50MXE20 (Units: mm) (673) 630 (Stand shelf) (723) 1222 Note: Dimensions 1 : Compatible with Serial Nos. 1 to 510 of PDK-5014 1 440 1 220...
  • Page 124 Mobile Cart: PDK-5014 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 7 When using Plasma Display PDP-42MXE20 (Units: mm) (673) (Stand shelf) (723) 1022 (Tilt angle) Note: Dimensions 1 440 1 220 2 430 2 230 1 : Compatible with Serial Nos. 1 to 510 of PDK-5014 2 : Compatible with Serial No.
  • Page 125: Disassembling The Display Stand

    Mobile Cart: PDK-5014 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 4.9.3 Disassembling the display stand 1 Remove the screws (four locations on the left and right 2 Remove the rear cover. sides) then take off the bracket. For packing reasons, the bracket is mounted at a different location then the final installation location.
  • Page 126 Mobile Cart: PDK-5014 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 2 Attach bracket bolts to display stand Attach the hexagonal bored bolts (M8 × 20 mm) to the display stand, being sure to leave a space of 5 to 6 millimeters when doing so. These bolts may be attached at two different levels to allow a distance of 1350 mm or 1170 mm from the floor to the center of the display panel.
  • Page 127 Mobile Cart: PDK-5014 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 4 Mount a panel on the stand once the bracket has been attached 1. Align the holes on the protruding portion of the bracket onto the left and right bolts attached to the display stand. 2.
  • Page 128 Mobile Cart: PDK-5014 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] 6 Adjust the support caster. When the mobile cart has 8 Attach the rear cover. Attach the rear cover and fix it in been placed into position, be sure to adjust the support place by tightening the finger screws. caster to fix into place.
  • Page 129 [50MXE20 : 42MXE20] Mobile Cart: PDK-5014...
  • Page 130: Pdp Bracket: Pdk-5005 (can Be Used Only With The Pdp-50mxe20)

    The appropriate types of screws and other mounting hardware will depend on the strength and composition of the ceiling and walls. Prepare them separately. For the operating temperature restrictions of the unit please refer to the “3.5 Special Installation (PDP-50MXE20) (pg. 36)” section...
  • Page 131: External Dimensions

    PDP Bracket: PDK-5005 [50MXE20] 4.10.2 External Dimensions (Units: mm) The mounting format is symmetrical from left to right and from top to bottom. 1222 608 (Special eye bolt mounting pitch) 8-ø9...
  • Page 132: Assembly Procedure

    PDP Bracket: PDK-5005 [50MXE20] 4.10.3 Assembly Procedure 1 Temporarily fasten the vertical a and horizontal b frames using all of the M5 plus/minus screws with washers e. 2 Attach the special eye bolts c to the spring washers h, and insert them into the appropriate holes. Secure the small flat washers j and nuts g (For additional safety, use double nuts).
  • Page 133: An Example Of Use

    7 As the last step secure the M8 spring nuts h. 4.10.4 An example of use The unit can be mounted to any of Pioneer's mounting hardware while it is attached to the PDP bracket. As illustrated, the bracket can be used as a handle for...
  • Page 134: Wire Hanging

    Display, the 4.1 kg of the PDP bracket, and the 3.4 kg x 2 of the optional speakers. Wire During installation, strictly observe the related operating conditions in “3.5 Special installation (PDP-50MXE20) (pg. 36)”. Use the Special eye bolt only at the specified locations.
  • Page 135 PDP Bracket: PDK-5005 [50MXE20]...
  • Page 136: Speaker System: Pdp-s53-lr (can Be Used Only With The Pdp-50mxe20)/pdp-s54-lr (can Be Used Only With The Pdp-50mxe20-s)

    Speaker System: PDP-S53-LR/PDP-S54-LR [50MXE20] 4.11 Speaker System: PDP-S53-LR (Can be used only with the PDP-50MXE20)/ PDP-S54-LR (Can be used only with the PDP-50MXE20-S) 4.11.1 Specifications External dimensions ....90 mm (W) × 736 mm (H) × 96 mm (D) (Not including attachment plates; Qty: 1) (3-17/32 in.
  • Page 137: External Dimensions

    [50MXE20] Speaker System: PDP-S53-LR/PDP-S54-LR 4.11.2 External Dimensions (when mounted to the Plasma Display) Unit: mm (inch) 99 (3-29/32) [Size of Plasma Display] 1403 (55-1/4) 90 (3-17/32) 90 (3-17/32) 58 (2-9/32)
  • Page 138: Installation On The Plasma Display

    Speaker System: PDP-S53-LR/PDP-S54-LR [50MXE20] (3) Fit the hooks at the top of the speakers over the 4.11.3 Installation on the Plasma Display screws just inserted, then align the holes in the hooks 1) Installation procedure of the speakers over the screw holes at the bottom of Install the speaker system according to the steps (1) the Plasma Display and use the M8 screws to screw through (4).
  • Page 139 Speaker System: PDP-S53-LR/PDP-S54-LR [50MXE20] 2) Connect the cords 3) Care and Maintenance (Turn off the power of all connected units before When the cabinet gets dirty... connecting the cords.) • Wipe with a lit-free, soft, dry cloth. If the cabinet is heavily soiled, soak a cloth in a neutral Use the provided speaker cords to connect the detergent solution, wring well, and wipe the cabinet.
  • Page 140: Speaker System: Pdp-s56-lr

    Speaker System: PDP-S56-LR [42MXE20] 4.12 Speaker System: PDP-S56-LR (Can be used only with the PDP-42MXE20) 4.12.1 Specifications External dimensions ....90 mm (W) × 610 mm (H) × 94 mm (D) (Not including attachment plates; Qty: 1) (3-17/32 in. (W) × 24-1/32 in. (H) × 3-11/16 in. (D)) When mounted to the Plasma Display <PDP-42MXE20>: 1204 mm (W) ×...
  • Page 141: External Dimensions

    [42MXE20] Speaker System: PDP-S56-LR 4.12.2 External Dimensions (when mounted to the Plasma Display) Units: mm (inch) 98 (3-27/32) 1204 (47-13/32) [Size of Plasma Display] 90 (3-17/32) 90 (3-17/32) (2-1/8)
  • Page 142: Installation On The Plasma Display

    Speaker System: PDP-S56-LR [42MXE20] 4.12.3 Installation on the Plasma Display (3) Fit the hooks at the top of the speakers over the screws just inserted, then align the holes in the hooks of the 1) Installation procedure speakers over the screw holes at the bottom of the Install the speaker system according to the steps (1) Plasma Display and use the M8 screws to screw through (4).
  • Page 143 [42MXE20] Speaker System: PDP-S56-LR 2) Connect the cords 3) Care and Maintenance (Turn off the power of all connected units before When the cabinet gets dirty... connecting the cords.) • Wipe with a lit-free, soft, dry cloth. Connect the display’s SPEAKER R and L terminals with If the cabinet is heavily soiled, soak a cloth in a neutral the speakers’...
  • Page 144: Before Beginning Adjustment/setting

    Before Beginning Adjustment/Setting 5.1 Before Beginning Adjustment There are three methods for adjusting this display: • Main control panel • Remote control • Personal computer (RS-232C control) Carefully read and gain a good understanding of this section before beginning adjustment. 5.1.1 Operation Mode This display is divided into the following four operating modes.
  • Page 145: Combined Use Of The Remote Control, Main-control Panel, And Rs-232c Commands

    Before Beginning Adjustments 3 Integrator Mode This mode provides an adjustment function for integrator options. This mode has white-balance adjustment and various detailed settings in addition to the items in the menu mode. For details, refer to section 5.4, “Integrator Mode” (pg. 190). 4 RS-232C Adjustment In this mode, a personal computer is used to perform various adjustments and settings.
  • Page 146: List Of Input Correspondence Signals

    Before Beginning Adjustments 5.1.3 List of Input Correspondence Signals 1) Input correspondence signals (video signals) # (Applicable only when a PDA-5003/PDA-5004 is installed.) INPUT1, INPUT5 # : Not available. Refresh rate Screen size Remarks Signal format Vertical Horizontal FULL ZOOM WIDE 14:9 2.35:1...
  • Page 147 Before Beginning Adjustments INPUT3 # Screen size Signal Format Remark 4 : 3 FULL ZOOM WIDE CINEMA 14:9 2.35:1 ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ NTSC S-Video (Y/C) ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ S-Video (Y/C) ‡ ‡ ‡...
  • Page 148 Before Beginning Adjustments 2) Input correspondence signals (personal computer signals) INPUT1, INPUT5 # (Applicable only when a PDA-5003/PDA-5004 is installed.) [PDP-50MXE20] : Not available. Refresh rate Screen size (Dot x line) Resolution Remarks (Dot x Line) Vertical Horizontal DOT BY DOT...
  • Page 149 : Picture will be enlarged but some fine detail will be hard to see. : Simple reproduction. Fine detail will not be reproduced. RB*: Abbreviation for Reduce Blanking that is set by CVT. INPUT2 : Not available. [PDP-50MXE20] Refresh rate Screen size (Dot x line) Resolution Remarks...
  • Page 150 Before Beginning Adjustments : Not available. Refresh rate Screen size (Dot x line) Resolution Remarks (Dot x Line) Vertical Horizontal DOT BY DOT FULL 1024x768 60 Hz 48.4 kHz 1024x768 1365x768 ± ± 60 Hz 49.7 kHz Work station (SGI) ±...
  • Page 151 Before Beginning Adjustments INPUT1, INPUT5 # (Applicable only when a PDA-5003/PDA-5004 is installed.) [PDP-42MXE20] : Not available. Refresh rate Screen size (Dot x line) Resolution Remarks (Dot x Line) Vertical Horizontal DOT BY DOT FULL 640x400 70.1 Hz 31.5 kHz NEC PC-9800 1024x768 720x400...
  • Page 152 Before Beginning Adjustments Refresh rate Screen size (Dot x line) Resolution Remarks (Dot x Line) Vertical FULL Horizontal DOT BY DOT 1440x900 59.9 Hz 55.9 kHz Apple Macintosh 17” 1024x768 1280x960 60 Hz 60.0 kHz 768x768 1024x768 ± ± 85 Hz 85.9 kHz 1280x1024 60 Hz...
  • Page 153 Before Beginning Adjustments : Not available. Refresh rate Screen size (Dot x line) Resolution Remarks (Dot x Line) Vertical Horizontal DOT BY DOT FULL 1024x768 60 Hz 48.4 kHz 1024x768 768x768 ± ± 60 Hz 49.7 kHz Work station (SGI) ±...
  • Page 154 Before Beginning Adjustments 3) Screen size Unit: % (percent) When a video card is installed Personal computer Screen size Remarks Video signal 4:3 source Video signal 16:9 source signal (NTSC, 625i, etc.) (750p, 1080i, etc.) This screen size exists for a personal computer DOT BY DOT signal when the input signals a less than the pixels The input signal corresponds 1:1...
  • Page 155: List Of Adjustable And Settable Items

    Before Beginning Adjustments 5.1.4 List of Adjustable and Settable Items 1) Menu Mode 7 PDP-50MXE20/PDP-42MXE20 #: Applicable only when a PDA-5003/PDA-5004 is installed. : Cannot be set according to the signal. *1: INPUT1 case *2: INPUT2 case (Note 1) The OPTION settings are common settings for all inputs.
  • Page 156 Before Beginning Adjustments 7 PDA-5003/PDA-5004 #: Applicable only when a PDA-5003/PDA-5004 is installed. : Cannot be set according to the signal. *1: INPUT5 case *2: INPUT3 or INPUT4 cases (Note 1) The OPTION settings are common settings for all inputs.
  • Page 157 Before Beginning Adjustments 7 Slot card other than PDA-5003/PDA-5004 #: Applicable only when a video card is installed. : Cannot be set according to the signal. *1: INPUT3 to INPUT5 analog signal cases *2: INPUT3 to INPUT5 digital signal cases (Note 1) The OPTION settings are common settings for all inputs.
  • Page 158 Before Beginning Adjustments 2) Integrator mode 7 PDP-50MXE20/PDP-42MXE20 : Applicable only when a PDA-5003/PDA-5004 is installed. (Note) The OPTION settings are common settings for all inputs.
  • Page 159 Before Beginning Adjustments 7 PDA-5003/PDA-5004 : INPUT3 to INPUT5 are applicable only when the PDA-5003 or the PDA-5004 is installed. (Note) The OPTION settings are common settings for all inputs.
  • Page 160 Before Beginning Adjustments 7 Slot card other than PDA-5003/PDA-5004 : INPUT3 to INPUT5 are applicable only when the PDA-5003 or the PDA-5004 is installed. (Note) The OPTION settings are common settings for all inputs.
  • Page 161: Last Memory

    Before Beginning Adjustments 5.1.5 Last Memory The timing for the last memory is listed below. When one of the following operations is performed before the timing is complete, the last memory function may not perform. • MAIN POWER switch is turned OFF •...
  • Page 162: Normal Operation Mode

    I N F O R M AT I O N : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N * Illustration depicts PDP-50MXE20 model. Note When the displayed temperature is high, the panel shuts down. However, the display itself should always be...
  • Page 163: Normal Operating Mode

    Normal Operating Mode 4 Volume Adjustment/Muting • Pressing the [VOLUME+] button on the remote control or main-control panel raises the volume. • Pressing the [VOLUME-] button on the remote control or main-control panel lowers the volume. • Pressing the [MUTING] button on the remote control switches between no sound (muting ON) and sound (muting OFF) each time the button is pressed.
  • Page 164: Menu Mode

    Menu Mode 5.3 Menu Mode 5.3.1 About menu mode 1) Entering/leaving the menu mode • Pressing the [MENU] button on the remote control or main-control panel in the normal-operation mode causes the menu screen to appear. Pressing the [MENU] button while in the menu mode causes the menu to close. 2) When performing adjustment in the menu mode...
  • Page 165: Example Of A Menu Mode Operation

    Menu Mode Press the MENU button to display the menu 5.3.3 Example of a Menu Mode Operation screen. The basic operation in the menu mode will be explained using brightness adjustment as an example. M EN U I N P UT 1 PI CT UR E SC R EE N SE TU P...
  • Page 166: Adjustment And Setting In The Menu Mode

    Menu Mode 5.3.4 Adjustment and setting in the Menu Mode 1) Color Temperature Setting The color temperature of the video signal input can be set. Setting should be performed for INPUT1 to INPUT5 in accordance with the following: • LOW: Corresponds to –...
  • Page 167: Power Management And Auto Power Off Setting

    But during G ON SYNC input, only operating the personal computer will not cause it to return. After operating the personal computer, press the [INPUT] button. • The power consumption during power standby. PDP-50MXE20: 0.6 W PDP-42MXE20: 1.2 W...
  • Page 168: Dnr (digital Noise Reduction) Setting

    Menu Mode 3) DNR (digital noise reduction) Setting The DNR (digital noise reduction) setting can be changed to improve the S/N ratio when a video signal is input. The setting should be performed for each input (INPUT1 to INPUT 5) and each signal. Settable conditions: When there is video signal input Factory setting: MIDDLE...
  • Page 169: Mpeg Nr Setting

    Menu Mode 4) MPEG NR Setting This is set when the noise (mosquito noise) of the video such as in a digital broadcast or DVD is disturbing. The setting should be performed for each input (INPUT1 to INPUT5) and each signal. Settable condition: When there is video signal input Factory setting: 1 Select ‘SETUP’.
  • Page 170: Cti Setting

    Menu Mode 5) CTI Setting This setting sharpens the color contours as desired. The setting should be performed for each input (INPUT1 to INPUT5) and each signal. Settable condition: When there is video signal input Factory setting: 1 Select ‘SETUP’. Screen 2 2 Place the cursor over ‘CTI’...
  • Page 171: Purecinema Setting

    Menu Mode 6) PURECINEMA Setting The PURECINEMA function automatically detects video signals such as movies that are filmed at 24 frames per second then converts them to a progressive video signal by a 2-3 pull-down process. Normally, when the PURECINEMA function is used, the ‘ON’...
  • Page 172 Menu Mode Input Correspondence Signal INPUT1, INPUT5 : Not available. Refresh rate PURECINEMA Signal format Types of display call signals Vertical Horizontal (Hz) (kHz) Component 625i (576i)/SDTV 15.625 Component 1125i (1080i)/HDTV 28.13 Component 31.25 625p (576p)/SDTV Component 750p (720p)/HDTV 37.50 Component 1125p (1080p)/HDTV 56.25...
  • Page 173: Color Decoding Setting

    Menu Mode 7) Color Decoding Setting When a video signal is input at INPUT1, INPUT2 and INPUT5, it corresponds to an RGB and component video signal. This setting must comply with the connected device. The setting should be performed as shown below for INPUT1, INPUT2, and INPUT5. (Example) •...
  • Page 174: Color System Setting

    Menu Mode 8) Color System Setting INPUT3 and INPUT4 correspond to and automatically determine the various TV systems used in countries around the world. Normally, this setting is set to ‘COLOR SYSTEM: AUTO (Auto detection)’, however, in the case of VTR signals with repeated dubbings, proper reproduction of the signal may not be possible (no color, etc.).
  • Page 175: Signal Format Setting

    Menu Mode 9) Signal Format Setting This display automatically identifies PC signals and video signals such as from a DVD player by the frequency of the input signal. The panel is equipped with a function for identifying the resolution of a PC signal. Factory setting: AUTO 1 Select ‘SETUP’.
  • Page 176 Menu Mode If it is not displayed correctly when “AUTO” has been set, change the setting of the signal format with reference to the following table. 7 PC signal Menu mode RS-232C Signal format Signal format Resolution V [Hz] H [kHz] Remarks polarity polarity...
  • Page 177: Dvi Setting

    Menu Mode 10) DVI Setting Choose the component type (either [PC] or [VIDEO]) that is connected to INPUT2. Settable condition: INPUT2 Factory setting: PLUG/PLAY: PC BLACK LEVEL: LOW 1 Select ‘SETUP’. Screen 2 2 Place the cursor on ‘DVI SET UP’ then press the [SET] button.
  • Page 178: Menu Language Display Setting

    Menu Mode 11) Menu Language Display Setting The factory setting for the menu display language is English. To change to another language it is necessary to change the setting. Factory setting: ENGLISH 1 Select ‘OPTION’. 2 Place the cursor over ‘LANGUAGE’ then press the [SET] Screen 2 button.
  • Page 179: Energy Saving Setting

    Menu Mode 12) Energy Saving Setting This is a function that reduces power consumption and reduces deterioration of the panel. This setting controls the brightness of the screen according to the input signal. • To make the screen bright and easy to see: Set ‘ENERGY SAVE: STANDARD1, STANDARD2 (STANDARD)*’. •...
  • Page 180 Menu Mode 1 Select ‘OPTION’. Screen 2 2 Place the cursor over ‘ENERGY SAVE’ then press the [SET] button to change the setting. MENU INPUT1 Each time the [SET] button is pressed, the setting changes PICTURE SCREEN SETUP OPTION as shown below. L A N G U A G E : E N G L I S H E N E R G Y S AV E...
  • Page 181: Timer Setting

    Menu Mode 13) Timer Setting The present day of the week, time, and daylight savings time are set. 1 Select ‘OPTION’. 2 Place the cursor on ‘TIMER SETTING’ then press the [SET] button. 3 Place the cursor on ‘PRESENT TIME’ then press the [SET] button.
  • Page 182: Orbiter Setting

    Menu Mode 15) Orbiter Setting This function gradually moves the display position of the screen periodically screen position is moved at random, horizontally or vertically). Setting ‘MODE1’ to ‘MODE3’ is effective in reducing screen burn when a still image is displayed. Factory setting: OFF 1 Select ‘OPTION’.
  • Page 183: Soft Focus Setting

    Menu Mode 16) Soft Focus Setting Images are softened by suppressing the edge contrast. Factory setting: OFF 1 Select ‘OPTION’. Screen 2 2 Place the cursor on ‘SCREEN MGT.’ then press the [SET] button. M E N U I N P U T 1 P I C T U R E S C R E E N S E T U P...
  • Page 184: Auto Set Up Mode Setting

    Menu Mode 17) Auto Set Up Mode Setting This function automatically adjusts the signal when the power is turned ON, when input is changed, and when the type of input signal is changed. Factory setting: INACTIVE 1 Select ‘OPTION’. Screen 2 MENU INPUT1 2 Place the cursor on ‘AUTO SETUP MODE’...
  • Page 185: Screen Position, Clock Frequency And Clock Phase Adjustment

    Menu Mode 18) Screen Position, Clock Frequency and Clock Phase Adjustment In AUTO SET UP, the position and clock are optimally set. However, depending on the type of signal, adjustment may be off. In this situation, manually adjust the setting. Example) When a PC signal is input to INPUT1 (1024 x 768) 1 Set the screen size to ‘DOT BY DOT’.
  • Page 186 Menu Mode Screen 6 6 Use the [2/3] buttons to adjust the click frequency. In step 4, the left side was aligned. Here the right side is aligned. 1. With the [3] button, move the display until the mask (black portion) protrudes into the right side of the image. 2.
  • Page 187: Auto Function Mode Setting

    Menu Mode 19) Auto Function Mode Setting With the Auto Function mode it is possible to automatically change the input when a signal is detected. Factory setting: OFF 1 Select ‘OPTION’. Screen 2 2 Place the cursor over ‘AUTO FUNCTION’ then press the [SET] button to change the setting.
  • Page 188: Pip Detect Setting

    Menu Mode 20) PIP DETECT Setting During picture-in-picture display, if no subscreen input signal is detected then the black borders of the subscreen are automatically turned off. The subscreen mode function is disabled during side-by-side display. * The lack of a subscreen input signal means there is no video signal or sync signal. Factory setting: ACTIVE 1 Select ‘OPTION’.
  • Page 189: Split Freeze Setting

    Menu Mode 21) SPLIT FREEZE Setting For setting other than [OFF], the image displayed when the FREEZE button is pressed is displayed in a subscreen as a freeze-frame image. Factory setting: OFF 1 Select ‘OPTION’. 2 Place the cursor on ‘SPLIT FREEZE’ then press the [SET] Screen 2 button to change the setting.
  • Page 190: Integrator Mode

    Integrator Mode 5.4 Integrator Mode 5.4.1 About the Integrator Mode 1) Entering the Integrator Mode • It is possible to set the integrator mode by the following procedure. 1 Press the [DISPLAY] button to display ‘DISPLAY CALL 1’. 2 When ‘DISPLAY CALL 1’ is displayed, press the [DISPLAY] button again (for three seconds or more) to display ‘DISPLAY CALL 2’.
  • Page 191: Example Of Integrator Mode Operation

    Integrator Mode Press the [MENU] button on the remote control 5.4.2 Example of Integrator Mode Operation unit or the main-control panel when ‘DISPLAY The basic operation in the menu mode is explained using CALL 2’ is displayed to open up the integrator brightness adjustment as an example.
  • Page 192: Adjustment And Setting In The Integrator Mode

    Integrator Mode 5.4.3 Adjustment and Setting in the Integrator Mode For details about button controls, refer to section 5.4.2, “Example of Integrator Mode Operation” (pg. 191). 1) PICTURE Adjustment The adjustable items shown below are a little different than in the menu mode’s PICTURE adjustment (refer to the instruction manual).
  • Page 193: White Balance Adjustment

    Integrator Mode 2) WHITE BALANCE Adjustment The adjustable items are R. HIGH, G. HIGH, B. HIGH, R. LOW, G. LOW and B. LOW. 1 Enter the integrator mode. (Refer to section 5.4.1, “About the Integrator Mode” (pg. 190).) Select ‘PICTURE’. Screen 1 2 Place the cursor on ‘WHITE BALANCE’...
  • Page 194: Color Detail Setting

    Integrator Mode 3) COLOR DETAIL setting 1 Enter the integrator mode. (Refer to section 5.4.1, “About the Integrator Mode” (pg. 190).) 2 Select ‘PICTURE’. Screen 3 3 Place the cursor on ‘COLOR DETAIL’ then press the [SET] button. I N T E G R AT O R I N P U T 1 P I C T U R E S C R E E N...
  • Page 195: Gamma Setting

    Press the [SET] button to return to screen 3. Note • The GAMMA value is set based on Pioneer’s measurement standards. • After adjusting the WHITE BALANCE, the WHITE BALANCE is not lost even when the GAMMA setting is changed.
  • Page 196: Screen (screen Position) Adjustment

    Integrator Mode 5) SCREEN (Screen Position) Adjustment The adjustable items are H. POSITION, V. POSITION, CLOCK, PHASE, H. SIZE and V. SIZE. Screen 2 1 Enter the integrator mode then switch to the input For PC signal input (INPUT1 to INPUT5) to be adjusted. I N T E G R AT O R I N P U T 1 2 Select ‘SCREEN’...
  • Page 197: Brightness Enhancement (brt. Enhance) Setting At The Center Of The Screen

    Integrator Mode 6) Brightness Enhancement (BRT. ENHANCE) Setting at the Center of the Screen This function improves and enhances the brightness of the center of the screen. • When emphasizing the brightness of the screen: Set to ON. • When emphasizing uniformity of the screen: Set to OFF. Factory setting: OFF 1 Enter the integrator mode.
  • Page 198: Sub Volume Setting

    Integrator Mode 7) SUB VOLUME Setting This item is for adjusting the audio input level for each input. This is useful when adjusting the level between different sources, for example a DVD player and a PC. After muting the audio before hand, enter the integrator mode and perform the adjustment. 1 Enter the integrator mode.
  • Page 199: Program Timer Setting

    Integrator Mode 8) Program Timer Setting This option can set the day of the week, time, input, and function desired when the power is turned ON/OFF. 1 Enter the integrator mode. (Refer to section 5.4.1, “About the Integrator Mode” (pg. 190).) 2 Select ‘OPTION’.
  • Page 200 Integrator Mode 7 Viewing the program timer screen • “∗” in the DATE column This indicates “every”. When there is only “∗” in the DATE column, it means “every day”, while “*FRI” means “every Friday”. • ON, OFF column “–“ The hour and minute must be set for this option to function.
  • Page 201: Screen Mask Setting

    Integrator Mode 9) SCREEN MASK Setting This function displays the inverse of the normal picture on the entire screen, or displays a single color such as white, red, green, blue or yellow according to an internal signal in the Plasma Display. When setting something other than ‘OFF’...
  • Page 202: Side Mask Setting

    Integrator Mode 10) SIDE MASK Setting This mode is for adjusting the brightness of the no-image section around the screen when the screen size is ‘4:3’ etc. When performing adjustments, pay attention to the brightness balance between the displayed signal and that of the adjacent sets.
  • Page 203 Integrator Mode 6 Place the cursor on ‘DEFAULT’ then press the [SET] button Screen 6 to return to the factory setting. S I D E M A S K R . L E V E L G . L E V E L B .
  • Page 204: Video Wall Setting

    Integrator Mode 11) VIDEO WALL Setting Use this feature to configure a four panel to 25-panel video wall. Note This setting is adjusted when the screen size is full display. It is not correctly displayed in other screen sizes. (See pg. 154) Factory setting: DIVIDER ....
  • Page 205 Integrator Mode 7 Setting the position Screen 6 The POSITION is where a particular panel resides in the video wall. V I D E O WA L L D I V I D E R O F F 6 Place the cursor on ‘POSITION’ then press the [SET] P O S I T I ON T Y P E N O R M A L...
  • Page 206 Integrator Mode 7 Setting AUTO ID Screen 9 When ‘ON‘ is set, the ID for each of the multiple displays linked by the remote control cable is set automatically. V I D E O WA L L 9 Place the cursor on ‘AUTO ID’ then press the [SET] button. D I V I D E R P O S I T I ON T Y P E...
  • Page 207 Integrator Mode (When 16 and 25 screen Video Walls) MODE2 MODE1 OFF → MODE1 (after approx. one second)* → MODE2 (after approx. two seconds)* * The seconds shown above are yardstick targets; errors may occur. Shift and set the power on timing by grouping OFF, MODE1, and MODE2. 7 Setting the ABL LINK This option synchronizes the screen brightness on the multiple displays that form a Video Wall.
  • Page 208: Baud Rate Setting

    Integrator Mode 12) BAUD RATE Setting It is possible to switch the RS-232C transmission speed (baud rate) when controlling or adjusting the display using a PC. The baud rate can be set to 1200 bps, 2400 bps, 4800 bps, 9600 bps, 19200 bps, or 38400 bps. Factory setting: 9600 bps 1 Enter the integrator mode.
  • Page 209: Assigning An Id

    Integrator Mode 13) Assigning an ID This option assigns the ID necessary to adjust only the designated display in a video wall or to make an adjustment using an RS-232C command. For details see “5.5 RS-232C Adjustment” (pg. 236). Factory setting: ALL 1 Enter the integrator mode.
  • Page 210 Integrator Mode Note • If the Remote Control does not work, display screen 2. Then press [CLEAR] button, the setting back ‘ALL’. • This function does not assign an ID number to the remote control; it assigns two kinds of panel IDs (Plasma Display use and remote control use) to control each unit by combining these two IDs.
  • Page 211: Cooling Fan Control Setting

    Integrator Mode 14) Cooling Fan Control Setting A cooling fan is located on the rear surface of the display. This function switches the method for controlling this fan. For automatic control according to an internal temperature sensor, Set to ‘AUTO’. For maximum rpm (AUTO CONTROL: OFF): Set to ‘MAX’.
  • Page 212: Osd Display Setting

    Integrator Mode 15) OSD Display Setting This option allows the On-Screen-Display (OSD) menu to appear or to be hidden. OSD menu display features and location are adjustable. Factory setting: DISPLAY ... ON SIZE ....LARGE ANGLE ....H 1 Enter the integrator mode. (Refer to section 5.4.1, “About the Integrator Mode”...
  • Page 213 Integrator Mode 7 Setting the display mode If the display is installed vertically, set the display mode to ‘V’. Screen 6 6 Place the cursor on ‘ANGLE’ then use the [2/3] buttons to change the settings. Each time a [2/3] button is pressed, the setting changes as shown below.
  • Page 214: Front Indicator Setting

    Integrator Mode 16) FRONT INDICATOR Setting This function controls the flashing of the indicator on the front of the display. Factory setting: ON 1 Enter the integrator mode. (Refer to section 5.4.1, “About the Integrator Mode” (pg. 190).) 2 Select ‘OPTION’. Screen 3 3 Place the cursor on ‘FRONT INDICATOR’...
  • Page 215: Color Mode Setting

    Integrator Mode 17) COLOR MODE Setting In addition to the normal operation mode (NORMAL), this display has a (STUDIO) mode for use in a TV studio. The adjustment values for ‘PICTURE’ and ‘SCREEN’ can be set independently. (Refer to section 5.4.4, “PICTURE, White Balance and SCREEN position Adjustment Values Memory Area Tables” (pg.
  • Page 216: Pro Use Setting

    Integrator Mode 18) PRO USE Setting Factory setting: UNDERSCAN .... OFF IMAGE PROCESS ..NORMAL SIGNAL TYPE .... MOTION 1 Enter the integrator mode. (Refer to section 5.4.1, “About the Integrator Mode” (pg. 190).) 2 Select ‘OPTION’. Screen 3 3 Place the cursor on ‘PRO USE’ then press the [SET] button.
  • Page 217 Integrator Mode UNDERSCAN This function causes the outer edge of the display to appear, beyond the normal effective data area for a video signal. [Method of Use] After setting the UNDERSCAN setting to ON and leaving the MENU mode, select ‘UNDERSCAN’ with the remote control’s SCREEN SIZE button.
  • Page 218: Frc Setting

    Integrator Mode 19) FRC Setting This option allows switching of the frame rate conversion. Factory setting: ON 1 Enter the integrator mode. (Refer to section 5.4.1, “About the Integrator Mode” (pg. 190).) 2 Select ‘OPTION’. Screen 3 3 Place the cursor on ‘FRC’ then press the [SET] button. Each time the [SET] button is pressed, the setting changes I N T E G R AT O R I N P U T 1...
  • Page 219: Power On Mode Setting

    Integrator Mode 20) POWER ON MODE Setting This function sets the input at the time the power is switched on. Factory setting: INPUT ..LAST VOLUME ..LAST 1 Enter the integrator mode. (Refer to section 5.4.1, “About the Integrator Mode” (pg. 190).) 2 Select ‘OPTION’.
  • Page 220 Integrator Mode 7 Setting when MULTI is selected Place the cursor on ‘MULTI MODE’ then use the [2/3] buttons to change the settings. Each time a [2/3] button is pressed, the setting changes as shown below. SIDE BY SIDE1 SIDE BY SIDE2 SIDE BY SIDE3 TOP LEFT TOP RIGHT...
  • Page 221: Seamless Sw Setting

    Integrator Mode 21) SEAMLESS SW Setting This setting switches between inputs at a speed of approximately 0.4 seconds. Factory setting: SEAMLESS ....OFF SELECT1 ...... INPUT1 SELECT2 ...... INPUT2 1 Enter the integrator mode. (Refer to section 5.4.1, “About the Integrator Mode” (pg. 190).) 2 Select ‘OPTION’.
  • Page 222: Mirror Mode Setting

    Integrator Mode 22) MIRROR MODE Setting This function reverses the image displayed on the screen in various ways. For normal reproduction: Set to ‘MIRROR MODE: OFF’ For left-right reversed reproduction: Set to ‘MIRROR MODE: X’ For up-down reversed reproduction: Set to ‘MIRROR MODE: Y’ For up-down, left-right reproduction: Set to ‘MIRROR MODE: XY’...
  • Page 223 Integrator Mode 4 Each time the [SET] button is pressed, the setting changes Screen 4 as shown below (the OSD is also reversed). The ‘MIRROR MODE’ setting is common for all inputs.
  • Page 224: Multiscreen Setting

    Integrator Mode 23) MULTISCREEN Setting This function divides the screen into two areas when the remote control’s SPLIT button is pressed. Factory setting: S BY S SIZE ....NORMAL S BY S LAYOUT ... MODE1 PIP SIZE ....... 2 TRANSLUCENT PIP ..OFF BANNER PIP ....
  • Page 225 Integrator Mode S BY S SIZE/S BY S LAYOUT Select a SIDE BY SIDE mode display, six options. MODE1 MODE2 MODE3 NORMAL SBYS1 SBYS2 SBYS3 FULL SBYS4 SBYS5 SBYS6 SIDE BY SIDE1 SIDE BY SIDE2 SIDE BY SIDE3 682 (682)* 683 (683)* 1024 1024...
  • Page 226 Integrator Mode TRANSLUCENT PIP Select the degree of transparency for the PICTURE IN PICTURE sub-screen. As the translucent percentage rises, the sub-screen becomes less visible, fades. BANNER PIP Select the PICTURE IN PICTURE sub-screen position from the locations shown below. The Banner sub-screen option uses only the top 1/4 of a PC signal input.
  • Page 227: Repeat Timer Setting

    Integrator Mode 24) REPEAT TIMER Setting When two input modes have been set, they are displayed alternatively. This can be used to set one screen, two screens, or video wall. Factory setting: REPEAT TIMER .... SINGLE 1. WORK TIME .... 00H10M INPUT MODE ...
  • Page 228 Integrator Mode 7 Setting the two screen REPEAT TIMER • MODE ....This sets the display mode. S BY S1 ⇔ S BY S2 ⇔ S BY S3 ⇔ BTM LEFT ⇔ BTM RIGHT ⇔ TOP RIGHT ⇔ TOP LEFT •...
  • Page 229: Functional Lock

    Integrator Mode 25) FUNCTIONAL LOCK This is the FUNCTIONAL LOCK function that prevents operation from the main unit panel or the remote control in order to prevent improper operation after installation (The RS-232C command is effective.) While the FUNCTIONAL LOCK is set, if the remote control or main unit operating panel are operated, the following are displayed in the center of the screen.
  • Page 230: Center Position Display

    It is possible to display the horizontal and vertical center position. 1 Press the [MUTING] button twice. 2 Press the [SUB INPUT] button. 3 Press the [SET] button. PDP-50MXE20 6 8 3 3 8 4 3 8 4 6 8 3...
  • Page 231: Picture, White Balance And Screen Position Adjustment Values Memory Area Tables

    Integrator Mode 5.4.4 PICTURE, White Balance and SCREEN Position Adjustment Values Memory Area Tables The memory areas for the PICTURE, White Balance and SCREEN adjustment values have the configuration shown below. Adjustments in the menu mode share the same memory as the COLOR MODE NORMAL and STUDIO. The adjustment values in the integrator mode are stored in memory that is separate from that for COLOR MODE NORMAL and STUDIO.
  • Page 232 Integrator Mode 7 INPUT2 MENU INTEGRATOR ¥CONTRAST ¥CONTRAST ¥BRIGHTNESS ¥BRIGHTNESS ¥H. ENHANCE ! ¥H. ENHANCE ! ¥V. ENHANCE ! ¥V. ENHANCE ! ¥COLOR # ¥COLOR # ¥TINT # ¥TINT # ¥SHARPNESS # ¥SHARPNESS # ¥H. POSITION ¥C. DETAIL RED ¥V. POSITION ¥C.
  • Page 233 Integrator Mode 7 INPUT3 MENU INTEGRATOR ¥CONTRAST ¥CONTRAST ¥BRIGHTNESS ¥BRIGHTNESS ¥COLOR ¥COLOR ¥TINT ¥TINT ¥SHARPNESS ¥SHARPNESS ¥H. POSITION ¥C. DETAIL RED ¥V. POSITION ¥C. DETAIL YELLOW ¥COLOR TEMP. ¥C. DETAIL GREEN ¥DNR ¥C. DETAIL CYAN ¥MPEG NR ¥C. DETAIL BLUE ¥CTI ¥C.
  • Page 234 Integrator Mode 7 INPUT4 MENU INTEGRATOR ¥CONTRAST ¥CONTRAST ¥BRIGHTNESS ¥BRIGHTNESS ¥COLOR ¥COLOR ¥TINT ¥TINT ¥SHARPNESS ¥SHARPNESS ¥H. POSITION ¥C. DETAIL RED ¥V. POSITION ¥C. DETAIL YELLOW ¥COLOR TEMP. ¥C. DETAIL GREEN ¥DNR ¥C. DETAIL CYAN ¥MPEG NR ¥C. DETAIL BLUE ¥CTI ¥C.
  • Page 235 Integrator Mode 7 INPUT5 MENU INTEGRATOR ¥CONTRAST ¥CONTRAST ¥BRIGHTNESS ¥BRIGHTNESS ¥H. ENHANCE ! ¥H. ENHANCE ! ¥V. ENHANCE ! ¥V. ENHANCE ! ¥COLOR # ¥COLOR # ¥TINT # ¥TINT # ¥SHARPNESS # ¥SHARPNESS # ¥H. POSITION ¥C. DETAIL RED ¥V. POSITION ¥C.
  • Page 236: Rs-232c Adjustment

    RS-232C Adjustment 5.5 RS-232C Adjustment This display has an RS-232C terminal. It is possible to use a PC to make various adjustments and settings. 5.5.1 About the RS-232C Adjustment Adjustments using the RS-232C: • The adjustments are written to the same memory area as for the integrator mode (refer to section 5.4.4, “PICTURE, White Balance and SCREEN Position Adjustment Values Memory Area Tables”...
  • Page 237: Interface

    RS-232C Adjustment 5.5.2 Interface 1) Connector D-sub 9 pins (male/straight) 2) Pin layout Pin No. Signal Pin No. Signal NC (not connected) NC (not connected) TxD (Transmit Data) NC (not connected) RxD (Receive Data) RTS (Request To Send) NC (not connected) NC (not connected) 3) Baud Rate 9 600 bps (standard)
  • Page 238: Combination Connection

    RS-232C Adjustment 5.5.3 Combination Connection When controlling/adjusting panels, it is convenient to connect several displays to one PC. By performing a combination connection and assigning IDs to the panels, it is possible to control and adjust several displays at the same time or separately. Connection method: Connect the panels as shown in the figure below.
  • Page 239: Id Assignment

    RS-232C Adjustment 5.5.4 ID Assignment The ID is assigned from the PC. Commands: <IDC> (ID CLEAR) ..Clears the assigned ID <IDS> (ID SET) ..... Assigns an ID IDS is only effective when an ID is not assigned. IDs are assigned starting from the panel closest to the PC. Example: Case of 4 displays (assigning IDs with the PC for the first time) First, connect an RS-232C and combination cables.
  • Page 240 RS-232C Adjustment Under the connection conditions shown below, use a combination cable for up to 16 panels. 1 Length of RS-232C cable connecting PC to Plasma Display: 5 m Conditions: 2 Combination cable length: 5 m each 3 Wire specifications for linking cable: Mini Din 6-pin straight (7 strand cable) For one strand, suitable for AWG28: Cross-section area = 0.08 mm ≠...
  • Page 241: List Of Rs-232c Commands

    RS-232C Adjustment 5.5.5 List of RS-232C Commands (Command 434CMX = Command 43MXE1 / Command 505CMX = Command 50MXE10 , 50MXE11 , 50MXE1 , 50MXE1-S / Command 425CMX = Command 42MXE10) 7 Normal Operation Related Commands Command Command Number direct Command Last 434CMX 42MXE20...
  • Page 242 RS-232C Adjustment Command Command Number direct Command Last 434CMX 42MXE20 Function Comment 425CMX memory Effective Minimum Maximum 505CMX 50MXE20 Sets the MULTI SCREEN to PoutP (side by side, 2-L). MSTS06 Sets MULTI SCREEN to SWAP (switches between main – MSTS08 and sub screens).
  • Page 243 RS-232C Adjustment Command Command Number direct Command Last 434CMX 42MXE20 Function Comment 425CMX memory Effective Minimum Maximum 505CMX 50MXE20 CLSS05 Sets color system to 4.43NTSC. CLSS06 Sets color system to PAL M. CLSS07 Sets color system to PAL N. SIGNAL FORMAT Displays the present set value of the SIGNAL FORMAT.
  • Page 244 RS-232C Adjustment 7 “INTEGRATOR”–“PICTURE” related commands Command Command Number direct Command Last 434CMX 42MXE20 Function Comment 425CMX memory Effective Minimum Maximum 505CMX 50MXE20 VIDEO QUALITY Adjusts the contrast. Adjusts the brightness. Adjusts the horizontal enhance. Adjusts the vertical enhance. Adjusts the color. Adjusts the tint.
  • Page 245 RS-232C Adjustment 7 “INTEGRATOR”–“OPTION” related commands Command Command Number direct Command Last 434CMX 42MXE20 Function Comment 425CMX memory Effective Minimum Maximum 505CMX 50MXE20 SCREEN MASK Displays the present set value of SCREEN MASK. Sets SCREEN MASK to OFF. FMKS00 FMKS02 Sets SCREEN MASK to inverse (negative –...
  • Page 246 RS-232C Adjustment Command Command Number direct Command Last 434CMX 42MXE20 Function Comment 425CMX memory Effective Minimum Maximum 505CMX 50MXE20 Maximizes fan rotation control. Automates fan rotation control. Sets integrator’s fan rotation control maximum to apply a New, and effective – –...
  • Page 247 RS-232C Adjustment Command Command Number direct Command Last 434CMX 42MXE20 Function Comment 425CMX memory Effective Minimum Maximum 505CMX 50MXE20 – BPIS01 Sets the BANNER PinP input to INPUT1. Sets the BANNER PinP input to INPUT2. – BPIS02 Sets the BANNER PinP setting to OFF. –...
  • Page 248 RS-232C Adjustment Command Command Number direct Command Last 434CMX 42MXE20 Function Comment 425CMX memory Effective Minimum Maximum 505CMX 50MXE20 – – RMCS26 Remote control key: POINT ZOOM – – RMCS27 Remote control key: ID NO SET – – RMCS28 Remote control key: CLEAR –...
  • Page 249: Quest Commands

    RS-232C Adjustment 5.5.6 QUEST Commands What are QUEST commands? • Quest commands output TXD such as adjustment data from the panel’s microprocessor to a PC. • Adjustment and other data is output in ASCII code. Note Command names are given inside brackets < >. •...
  • Page 250 RS-232C Adjustment 1) Obtaining QST Status Information Sequence Data Content Size Remarks 1 Byte 02hex Command echo-back 3 Byte QST (fixed) Generation information 1 Byte 5 (fixed) Inch information 1 Byte 4: 42 inch 5: 50 inch Forwarding 1 Byte M (fixed) Power source state 1 Byte...
  • Page 251 RS-232C Adjustment 2) <QPI> Obtaining Integrator/PICTURE information Sequence Data Content Size Remarks 1 Byte 02hex Command echo-back 3 Byte QPI (fixed) CONTRAST 3 Byte 000 to 255 Note 1) BRIGHTNESS 3 Byte 000 to 255 Note 1) C,DETAIL R (RED) 3 Byte 000 to 060 Note 1) C,DETAIL Y (YELLOW)
  • Page 252 RS-232C Adjustment 5) <QSS> Obtaining SETUP information Sequence Data Content Size Remarks 1 Byte 02hex Command echo-back 3 Byte QSS (fixed) COLOR TEMP. 1 Byte 1: LOW 2: MID LOW 3: MIDDLE 4: MID HIGH 5: HIGH Note 1) POWER MGT. 1 Byte 0: OFF 1: ON...
  • Page 253 RS-232C Adjustment Sequence Data Content Size Remarks PRO USE UNDERSCAN 1 Byte 0: OFF 1: ON PRO USE IMAGE PROCESS 1 Byte 1: NORMAL 2: PURE 3: MONOTONE 4: BLUE ONLY 5: HIGH CONTRAST PRO USE SYGNAL TYPE 1 Byte 1: MOTION 2: STILL 3: NONE STD 1 Byte 0: OFF...
  • Page 254 Machine name information 18 Byte 42 inch: A (North America model): PDP-427CMX******** G (Europe-general model): PDP-42MXE20******* 50 inch: J (Japan model): PDP-507CMX-JP***** A (North America model): PDP-507CMX******** G (Europe-general/CKD model): PDP-50MXE20******* GS (Europe-general/silver model): PDP-50MXE20******* Check sum 2 Byte 1 Byte 03hex...
  • Page 255 RS-232C Adjustment 7 Table of commands not compatible with PDP-434CMX to PDP-425CMX Ends 232C integrator adjustment mode. Turns off MASK CONTROL. Starts 232C integrator adjustment mode. Turns on MASK CONTROL. Displays present color off setting. MGFS01 Turns on VIDEO WALL. COFS00 Does not set color off.
  • Page 256 RS-232C Adjustment 7 Check Sum This is data to which 2-Byte ASCII code is added to a data group returned by a QUEST command. PC side QUEST command 02 (hex) 2 Byte 3 Byte 03 (hex) Set side QUEST command Data Check sum 02 (hex)
  • Page 257: Screen Burning

    Screen Burning 5.6 Screen Burning When the same image is reproduced for a long period (still image, telop, etc.), the image is burned into to screen. It may be difficult to remove this image. Burning should be managed by making necessary changes in the video software, projection method, system configuration etc.
  • Page 258 Screen Burning 7 Standard Functions (Settings cannot be changed) 1 Auto Brightness Adjustment (still image detection) When an image that has little or no motion, such as a photograph or computer screen, is displayed for a long period, the screen may appear dimmer. This feature is part of the screen-protection function, to automatically adjust the brightness and protect the screen when an image with little or no motion is detected.
  • Page 259: Precautions On Connecting Camera Images

    Precautions on Connecting Camera Images/Concerning frame delay (lip sync) 5.7 Precautions on Connecting Camera Images Connecting and using moving images that are nearly still, such as images from a surveillance camera, could damage or reduce the life of the panel. In this situation, it is necessary to set the image quality beforehand.
  • Page 260: Precautions

    ¶ There is a problem with the fan. Immediately turn OFF the power and contact a WARNING FAN FAILURE Pioneer service center or dealer. SHUT DOWN ¶ An invalid operation was attempted. Check the input signals, connections and ERROR INVALID KEY ENTRY settings.
  • Page 261: Maintenance

    Maintenance 1) Be sure to unplug the power cord from the power outlet before performing maintenance. Note If the plasma display is connected to a computer linked to a network, disconnect and reconnect using the following procedure. 7 Disconnect and Remove Hardware 1 Turn the plasma display to Standby using either the computer (RS-232C control) or the remote control.
  • Page 262 Maintenance 3) Screen (front protection panel) The screen (front protection panel) is treated with a special coating to prevent glare and is very delicate. To clean it, remove any dust then wipe gently with a soft cloth. Do not clean it with tissue or a rough, textured cloth. DO NOT use solvents such as benzene or thinner to clean as this could damage or discolor the display panel.

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