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CONFIDENTIAL
PlasmaSync 42VP4/42VP4D (42Wide VGA)
PX-42VP4G/42VP4DG
PlasmaSync 42XM2 (42XGA)
PX-42XM2G
PlasmaSync 50XM3 (50XGA)
PX-50XM3G
PlasmaSync Plasma Monitor
User's Manual
Bedienungshandbuch
Manuel de l'utilisateur
Manual del Usuario
Manuale d'uso
Bruksanvisning
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  • Page 1 CONFIDENTIAL PlasmaSync 42VP4/42VP4D (42Wide VGA) PX-42VP4G/42VP4DG PlasmaSync 42XM2 (42XGA) PX-42XM2G PlasmaSync 50XM3 (50XGA) PX-50XM3G PlasmaSync Plasma Monitor User's Manual Bedienungshandbuch Manuel de l'utilisateur Manual del Usuario Manuale d'uso Bruksanvisning 3-59...
  • Page 2 CONFIDENTIAL User’s Manual Bedienungshandbuch Manuel de l’utilisateur Manual del Usuario Manuale d’uso Bruksanvisning 3-60...
  • Page 3: Important Information

    CONFIDENTIAL Important Information Precautions Warnings and Safety Precaution This plasma monitor designed Please read this manual carefully before using your plasma monitor and keep the manual handy for future reference. manufactured to provide long, trouble-free service. No maintenance other than cleaning is required. Please see the section “Plasma monitor cleaning CAUTION procedure”...
  • Page 4 CONFIDENTIAL Recommendations to avoid or minimize phosphor burn-in: NOTE: Like all phosphor-based display devices and all other gas When you connect a computer to this monitor, use an RGB plasma displays, plasma monitors can be susceptible to cable including the ferrite core on both ends of the cable. phosphor burn under certain circumstances.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    CONFIDENTIAL Contents How to Attach Options to the Plasma Monitor .. E-1 Audio Settings Menu ..........E-22 Adjusting the treble, bass and left/right balance Introduction ........... E-2 and audio input select ........... E-22 Introduction to the Plasma Monitor ......E-2 Setting the allocation of the audio connectors ..
  • Page 6: How To Attach Options To The Plasma Monitor

    CONFIDENTIAL How to Attach Options to the Plasma Monitor You can attach your optional mounts or stand to the plasma monitor in one of the following two ways: Drawing A * While it is upright. (See Drawing A) * As it is laid down with the screen face down (See Drawing B).
  • Page 7: Introduction

    CONFIDENTIAL Introduction Introduction to the Plasma Monitor * You can set the 5BNC input to be used as an RGB or component input. When the 5BNC input is set for RGB, This plasma monitor is a seamless blend of cutting-edge there are a total of three RGB inputs;...
  • Page 8: Part Names And Function

    CONFIDENTIAL Part Names and Function Front View VOLUME INPUT SELECT POWER/STANDBY MENU/ENTER DOWN LEFT/ - RIGHT/+ /EXIT VOLUME INPUT SELECT POWER/STANDBY LEFT/ - RIGHT/ + MENU/ENTER DOWN /EXIT q Power t LEFT/– and RIGHT/+ Turns the monitor’s power on and off. Enlarges or reduces the image.
  • Page 9: Rear View/ Terminal Board

    CONFIDENTIAL Rear View/ Terminal Board RIGHT LEFT SPEAKERS MUST HAVE MORE THAN 7WATT RATING IMPEDANCE 6 OHM RIGHT LEFT SPEAKERS MUST HAVE MORE THAN 7WATT RATING IMPEDANCE 6 OHM A AC IN G RGB1 (mini D-Sub 15pin) Connect the included power cord here. Connect an analog RGB signal from a computer, etc.
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    CONFIDENTIAL w RGB/PC Remote Control Press this button to select RGB/PC as the source. The available sources depend on the settings of “BNC INPUT” and “D-SUB INPUT”. See page E-3. RGB/PC can also be selected using the INPUT SELECT button on the monitor. e DVD / HD POWER Press this button to select DVD/HD as the source.
  • Page 11: Battery Installation And Replacement

    CONFIDENTIAL !7 AUTO ADJUST Battery Installation and Replacement Press this button to adjust Fine Picture, Picture ADJ, Insert the 2 “AAA” batteries, making sure to set them in Position, and Contrast automatically, or to switch the with the proper polarity. screen size to ZOOM mode automatically with the superimposed caption displayed fully only when the 1.Press and open the cover.
  • Page 12: Using The Wired Remote Control Mode

    CONFIDENTIAL Using the wired remote control mode Operating Range Connect the remote cable* to the remote control’s remote * Use the remote control within a distance of about 7 m/ jack and the “REMOTE IN” terminal on the monitor. 23ft. from the front of the monitor’s remote control sensor When the cable is connected, the mode automatically and at horizontal and vertical angles of up to approximately switches to wired remote control.
  • Page 13: Installation

    CONFIDENTIAL Installation VCR or Laser Disc Player VIDEO 1- 3 To video inputs on the plasma monitor Document Camera • For Y/CB/Cr, connect to the DVD1 or DVD2 terminals. • For SCART, this unit provides three ways to connect: · SCART1...Connect R/G/B to the DVD2 terminals and composite sync.
  • Page 14: Connecting Your Pc Or Macintosh Computer

    CONFIDENTIAL Connecting Your PC or Macintosh Computer Connecting Your Document Camera Connecting your PC or Macintosh computer to your plasma You can connect your plasma monitor to a document monitor will enable you to display your computer’s screen camera. To do so, simply: image for an impressive presentation.
  • Page 15: Pin Assignments And Signal Levels For 15 Pin Rgb (Analog

    CONFIDENTIAL Pin Assignments and Signal Levels Pin Configuration and Signal of the for 15 pin RGB (Analog) RGB 3 Connector (DVI Connector) The unit is equipped with a type of connector commonly used for digital. (This cannot be used for an analog input.) 10 9 15 14 13 12 11 (TMDS can be used for one link only.)
  • Page 16: Creating A Video Wall

    CONFIDENTIAL Creating a video wall With buit-in matrix display capability, you can create a 2 2 or 3 3 video wall. • Connect signal cables and remote cables as shown below. Video signal RGB/DVD/HD signal BNC connector BNC connector VIDEO Signal RGB signal/ RCA phono plug DVD/HD signal...
  • Page 17: Basic Operations

    CONFIDENTIAL Basic Operations POWER DIGITAL ZOOM To turn the unit ON and OFF: Digital zoom specifies the picture position and enlarges the picture. 1. Plug the power cord into an active AC power outlet. 1. Press the POINTER button to display the pointer. ( 2.
  • Page 18: Off Timer

    CONFIDENTIAL OFF TIMER To cancel the off timer: To set the off timer: 1. Press the OFF TIMER button twice in a row. The off timer can be set to turn the power off after 30, 60, 2. The off timer is canceled. 90 or 120 minutes.
  • Page 19: Wide Operations

    CONFIDENTIAL WIDE Operations Wide Screen Operation STADIUM size screen (manual) With this function, you can select one of five screen sizes. When viewing videos or digital video discs 1. Press the WIDE button on the remote control. 2. Within 3 seconds ... The picture is expanded in the horizontal and vertical Press the WIDE button again.
  • Page 20: Wide Screen Operation With Computer Signals

    CONFIDENTIAL Wide Screen Operation with FULL size screen Computer Signals Switch to the wide screen mode to expand the 4 : 3 image to fill the entire screen. 1. Press the WIDE button on the remote control. 2. Within 3 seconds ... The image is expanded in the horizontal and vertical Press the WIDE button again.
  • Page 21: Menu Operations

    CONFIDENTIAL Controls (On Screen Menu) Menu Operations 5. The adjustments or the settings that are stored in memory. The OSM window is displayed with respect to the The change is stored until you change it again. screen as shown on the diagram. 6.
  • Page 22 CONFIDENTIAL Main menu Sub menu Functions Default Reset PICTURE CONTRAST Adjusts the contrast. Center BRIGHTNESS Adjusts the brightness. Center SHARPNESS Adjusts the sharpness. Center COLOR Adjusts the color. Center TINT Adjusts the tint. Center PICTURE MODE Sets the picture mode according to the VIDEO environment and image software. NORMAL Reduces noise visible in image.
  • Page 23 CONFIDENTIAL Main menu Sub menu Functions Default Reset OPTION2 PWR. MGT. Sets the monitor for use as an energy-saving display when used with a computer. CINEMA MODE Sets the picture to suit the movie. LONG LIFE Limits screen brightness to reduce burn-in of the display. AUTO ORBITER Moves the picture intermittently.
  • Page 24: Picture Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Picture Settings Menu Setting the picture mode according to the brightness of the room Adjusting the picture There are four picture modes that can be used effectively The contrast, brightness, sharpness, color and tint can be according to the environment in which you are viewing adjusted as desired.
  • Page 25: Reducing Noise In The Picture

    CONFIDENTIAL Reducing noise in the picture Setting the color temperature Use these settings if the picture has noise due to poor Use this procedure to set color tone produced by the plasma reception or when playing video tapes on which the picture display.
  • Page 26: Changing The Gamma Curve

    CONFIDENTIAL 5. Use the buttons to select “GAIN RED”. 4. Once the setting is completed... Press the EXIT button to return to the main menu. WHITE BALANCE To delete the main menu, press the EXIT button once COLOR TEMP. HIGH GAIN RED more.
  • Page 27: Adjusting The Colors

    CONFIDENTIAL Adjusting the colors Audio Settings Menu Use this procedure to adjust hue and color density for red, Adjusting the treble, bass and left/right green, blue, yellow, magenta and cyan. balance and audio input select Such adjustments will not affect the other colors. The treble, bass and left/right balance can be adjusted to You can accentuate the green color of trees, the blue of suit your tastes.
  • Page 28: Setting The Allocation Of The Audio Connectors

    CONFIDENTIAL Setting the allocation of the audio connectors Image Adjust Settings Menu Setting the AUDIO 1, 2, and 3 connectors to the desired Adjusting the Position, Size, Fine Picture, Picture Adj input. The position of the image can be adjusted and flickering Example: Setting “AUDIO INPUT1”...
  • Page 29: Option1 Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Option1 Settings Menu Information Setting the on-screen menu When “AUTO PICTURE” is “OFF” This sets the position of the menu, the display format (horizontal or vertical) etc. IMAGE ADJUST Example: Turning the DISPLAY OSM off ASPECT MODE FULL V-POSITION Press the MENU/ENTER button on the remote control to H-POSITION V-HEIGHT...
  • Page 30: Setting The Bnc Connectors

    CONFIDENTIAL “V” OPTION1 Information BNC INPUT D-SUB INPUT BNC INPUT Settings RGB SELECT AUTO HD SELECT 1080B RGB .... Use the 5BNC terminals for RGB input. INPUT SKIP ALL RESET COMP..Use the 3BNC terminals for component input. 1024 768 SEL.
  • Page 31: Setting A Computer Image To The Correct Rgb Select Screen

    CONFIDENTIAL Setting a computer image to the correct RGB DTV ....Set this mode when watching digital select screen broadcasting (480P). With the computer image, select the RGB Select mode See page E-43 for the details of the above settings. for a moving image such as (video) mode, wide mode or Restoring the factory default settings digital broadcast.
  • Page 32: Setting The Input Skip

    CONFIDENTIAL Setting the Input Skip Resetting to the default values When this is ON, signals which are not present will be Use these operations to restore all the settings (PICTURE, skipped over and only pictures whose signals are being AUDIO, IMAGE ADJUST, OPTION1~3, etc) to the transmitted will be displayed.
  • Page 33: Option2 Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Option2 Settings Menu Restoring the factory default settings Setting the power management for computer Select “ALL RESET” under the OPTION1 menu. Note images that this also restores other settings to the factory This energy-saving (power management) function defaults. automatically reduces the monitor’s power consumption POWER/STANDBY indicator if no operation is performed for a certain amount of time.
  • Page 34: Reducing Burn-In Of The Screen

    CONFIDENTIAL Reducing burn-in of the screen Information The brightness of the screen, the position of the picture, PLE settings positive/negative mode and screen wiper are adjusted to reduce burn-in of the screen. AUTO ....The brightness of the screen is adjusted automatically to suit the Set “ADVANCED OSM”...
  • Page 35 CONFIDENTIAL Adjust the ORBITER function manually Information Set the amount of shift and the time between movement. INVERSE Settings Example: Setting so that the picture moves 2 dots ON ..The picture is displayed alternately between horizontally and 3 lines vertically every 3 minutes. positive image and negative image.
  • Page 36 CONFIDENTIAL Setting the time for SCREEN WIPER Information Set a time duration and the speed. Setting the time Example: Setting to that the SCREEN WIPER mode WORKING TIME ..Set time duration starts in 30 minutes and proceeds for one hour and “INVERSE/WHITE”.
  • Page 37: Setting The Gray Level For The Sides Of The Screen

    CONFIDENTIAL Setting the picture size for RGB input signals Setting the gray level for the sides of the screen Use this procedure to set the gray level for the parts on the Use this procedure to switch the setting to “ON” or “OFF”. screen on which nothing is displayed when the screen is * This function is available only for 50XGA.
  • Page 38: Option3 Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Option3 Settings Menu 4. Use the buttons to select the item, then adjust using the buttons. Using the timer This function sets the monitor to turn ON/OFF PRESENT TIME RETURN automatically at a set time. SUMMER TIME Set “ADVANCED OSM” to “ON” in the main menu (1/ WEDNESDAY 2), then perform the following operations.
  • Page 39: Setting The Power On Mode

    CONFIDENTIAL OFF (hour, minutes) ... Set the time at which the power PROGRAM TIMER will be turned off in the 24-hour This sets the day and time at which the power will be format. switched ON/OFF as well as the input mode. INPUT .....
  • Page 40: Enabling/Disabling The Front Panel Controls

    CONFIDENTIAL OPTION3 3 / 3 Information PREVIOUS PAGE TIMER CONTROL LOCK settings PWR. ON MODE VIDEO2 CONTROL LOCK ON ..Disables the buttons on the front panel. IR REMOTE LOOP OUT OFF ..Enables the buttons on the front panel. ID NUMBER VIDEO WALL * Even when the CONTROL LOCK is set, the POWER...
  • Page 41: Loop Out Setting

    CONFIDENTIAL Loop Out setting 1. Use the buttons to select “OPTION3”, then When this feature is set to ON, the received signal will be press the MENU/ENTER button. looped out. The “OPTION3” screen appears. Example: Setting “ON” 2. Use the buttons to select “ID NUMBER”.
  • Page 42: Video Wall Setting

    CONFIDENTIAL Video Wall setting VIDEO WALL Use this feature to configure a 2 2 or 3 3 video wall. DIVIDER POSITION Set “ADVANCED OSM” to “ON” in the main menu (1/ DISP. MODE SPLIT AUTO ID 2), then perform the following operations. IMAGE ADJUST P.
  • Page 43 CONFIDENTIAL DISP. MODE Information Select the screen mode from between two options AUTO ID settings (Splitting, Blanking). ON ..Enables Auto ID function. In the case shown Example: Setting “BLANK” below, display 1 will be set as ID 1, display 2 Perform Steps 1-2 of VIDEO WALL, then...
  • Page 44 CONFIDENTIAL P. ON DELAY (Power on delay) PLE LINK Use this function to activate power-on delay. Use this function to set a uniform brightness for each Turn on the AUTO ID before the following operations. display. Turn on the AUTO ID before the following operations. Example: Setting “ON”...
  • Page 45: Advanced Osm Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL Advanced OSM Settings Menu REPEAT TIMER Setting the menu mode Use this to set two timers. Each timer can use the This allows you to access full menu items. DIVIDER, SOURCE and WORK TIME. When P. ON DELAY or PLE LINK is ON, this won’t be Turn on the AUTO ID before the following operations.
  • Page 46: Color System Settings Menu

    CONFIDENTIAL ENGLISH DEUTSCH FRANÇAIS Information SVENSKA ITALIANO ESPAÑOL Video signal formats LANGUAGE Different countries use different formats for video LANGUAGE signals. Set to the color system used in your current DEUTSCH country. AUTO ....The color systems are automatically identified and the format is set MENU/ENTER EXIT RETURN...
  • Page 47: External Control

    CONFIDENTIAL External Control Application External Control Codes (Reference) These specifications cover the communications control of FUNCTION CODE DATA the plasma monitor by external equipment. Power ON 9FH 80H 60H 4EH 00H CDH 9FH 80H 60H 4FH 00H CEH Input Switch Video1 (BNC) DFH 80H 60H 47H 01H 01H 08H Connections Video2 (RCA)
  • Page 48: Table Of Signals Supported

    CONFIDENTIAL Table of Signals Supported 42Wide VGA/42XGA Supported resolution • When the screen mode is NORMAL, each signal is converted to a 640 dots 480 lines signal (42Wide VGA) or 768 dots 768 lines signal (42XGA). (Except for * • When the screen mode is FULL, each signal is converted to a 853 dots 480 lines signal (42Wide VGA) or 1024 dots 768 lines signal (42XGA).
  • Page 49 CONFIDENTIAL *1 Only when using a graphic accelerator board that is capable of displaying 852 480. *2 Display only 400 lines (42Wide VGA), 640 lines (42XGA) with the screen center of the vertical orientation located at the center. *3 42Wide VGA: The picture is displayed in the original resolution. The picture will be compressed for other signals. *4 42XGA: The picture is displayed in the original resolution.
  • Page 50: 50Xga

    CONFIDENTIAL 50XGA Supported resolution 2, 3, 4 • When the screen mode is NORMAL, each signal is converted to a 1024 dots 768 lines signal. (Except for * • When the screen mode is TRUE, the picture is displayed in the original resolution. •...
  • Page 51 CONFIDENTIAL *1 Only when using a graphic accelerator board that is capable of displaying 852 480. *2 This signal is converted to a 1024 dots 640 lines signal. *3 The picture is displayed in the original resolution. *4 The aspect ratio is 5:4. This signal is converted to a 960 dots 768 lines signal. *5 Normally the RGB select mode suite for the input signals is set automatically.
  • Page 52: Troubleshooting

    CONFIDENTIAL Troubleshooting If the picture quality is poor or there is some other problem, check the adjustments, operations, etc., before requesting service. Symptom Checks Remedy Mechanical sound is heard. • Maybe the sound from the cooling fans used to prevent over heating. Picture is disturbed.
  • Page 53 CONFIDENTIAL *1 Overheat protector If the monitor becomes too hot, the overheat protector will be activated and the monitor will be turned off. If this happens, turn off the power to the monitor and unplug the power cord. If the room where the monitor is installed is particularly hot, move the monitor to a cooler location and wait for the monitor to cool for 60 minutes.
  • Page 54: Specifications

    CONFIDENTIAL Specifications 42Wide VGA Screen Size 921(H) 518(V) mm 36.3"(H) 20.4"(V) inches diagonal 42" (1.18") 1018 (40") (2.32") 42VP4: Installed AR (Anti-Reflection) Filter 42VP4D: Installed AG (Anti-Glare) Filter Aspect Ratio 16 : 9 921 (36.3") Resolution 853(H) 480(V) pixels Pixel Pitch 1.08(H) 1.08(V) mm 0.04"(H) 0.04"(V) inches Color Reproduction...
  • Page 55: 42Xga

    CONFIDENTIAL 42XGA Screen Size 918(H) 518(V) mm 36.1"(H) 20.4"(V) inches diagonal 42" (1.18") 1018 (40") (2.32") Installed AR (Anti-Reflection) Filter Aspect Ratio 16 : 9 Resolution 1024(H) 768(V) pixels 918 (36.1") Pixel Pitch 0.897(H) 0.675(V) mm 0.036"(H) 0.027"(V) inches Color Reproduction 256 levels, 16,770,000 colors Signals Synchronization Range...
  • Page 56: 50Xga

    CONFIDENTIAL 50XGA Screen Size 1106(H) 622(V) mm 43.5"(H) 24.5"(V) inches diagonal 50" (1.5") 1222 (48.1") (2.3") Installed AR (Anti-Reflection) Filter Aspect Ratio 16 : 9 Resolution 1365(H) 768(V) pixels 1106 (43.5") Pixel Pitch 0.81(H) 0.81(V) mm 0.032"(H) 0.032"(V) inches Color Reproduction 256 levels, 16,770,000 colors Signals Synchronization Range...
  • Page 57 CONFIDENTIAL PlasmaSync™ 42VP4/42VP4D Supplement Sheet Page Correction (Introduction) The cable clamps come attached to the back of the monitor. Contents of the Package Page 24 The portrait display format can be set irrespective of the ON or OFF of Advanced (Information) OSM.
  • Page 58 CONFIDENTIAL PlasmaSync 42VP4/42VP4D Supplement Sheet ENGLISH DEUTSCH FRANÇAIS Page Correction Seite Korrektur Page Correction The cable clamps come attached to the back of the Die Kabelklemmen sind an der Rückwand vorgesehen. Les colliers de câble sont fixés au dos du moniteur. Contents of the monitor.