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  • Page 1 Ultra-Portable Projector MultiSync ® ™ Projector User’s Manual NEC Technologies...
  • Page 2 I N F O R M A T I O N Precautions CAUTION Please read this manual carefully before using your NEC MultiSync TO PREVENT SHOCK, DO NOT OPEN THE CABI- LT100 Projector and keep the manual handy for future reference.
  • Page 3: Important Safeguards

    Do not touch them as the pieces of damage to your eyes could result. glass may cause injury. If this happens, contact your NEC dealer for lamp • Do not look into the laser pointer while it is on and do not point replacement.
  • Page 4 ATTENTION Ce symbole a pour but de prévenir l’utilisateur de la présence d’une tension dangereuse, non isolée se RISQUE D’ELECTROCUTION NE PAS OUVRIR trouvant à l’intérieur de l’appareil. Elle est d’une intensité suffisante pour constituer un risque d’électrocution. Eviter le contact avec les pièces à l’intérieur de cet appareil.
  • Page 5: Remplacement De La Lampe

    éparpillées dans le compartiment de la lampe. Ne les touchez pas car elles 3. Ne pas placer des liquides sur le dessus du projecteur. peuvent vous blesser. Dans ce cas, contactez votre revendeur NEC afin de • Ne regardez pas à l’intérieur de l’objectif lorsque le projecteur procéder au remplacement de la lampe.
  • Page 6 IS LIMITED TO THE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF THE PRODUCT AT OUR OPTION. REPLACEMENT PRODUCTS MAY BE NEW OR NEC Technologies, Inc. (hereafter NECTECH) warrants this product to be free ‘LIKE NEW’. from defects in material and workmanship under the following terms.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    T A B L E C O N T E N T S 1. Introduction Introduction To The MultiSync LT100 Projector ............13 How Do You Get Started? ....................15 What’s In The Box? ......................15 Getting To Know Your MultiSync LT100 Projector ............17 Front Features ......................
  • Page 8: Introduction

    SECAM and NTSC4.43 standard video signals. Installing the MultiSync LT100 LCD Projector on the ceiling must Note: Composite video standards are as follows: be done by authorized NEC technicians. Consult your NEC dealer NTSC: U.S. TV standard for video in U.S. and Canada.
  • Page 9: How Do You Get Started

    Please save the original box and packing Mouse adapter (For Macintosh) materials if you ever need to ship your MultiSync LT100 Projector. • NEC MultiSync LT100 Projector • Mouse Adapters for IBM PS/2 and Mac • Carrying Case •...
  • Page 10: Getting To Know Your Multisync Lt100 Projector

    Getting To Know Your MultiSync LT100 Projector Front Features Top features Monaural Speaker (1W) Cooling Fan Remote Sensor Ventilation One-Touch Tilt Button Rear Foot Adjustable Foot Lens and lens Cap Focus Ring Terminal Panel Zoom Ring Lever One-Touch Tilt Button Remote Sensor Adjustable Foot Rear Features...
  • Page 11: Top Features

    Top Features 1 Power Button Use this button to turn the power on and off when Main Power Switch is on and the projector is on standby. 2 Enter Button Executes your menu selection. 3 Select ( ) / (+)(–) Buttons Select: After you press the “Menu”...
  • Page 12: Terminal Panel Features

    Terminal Panel Features This panel is located in the side and is where you connect your cables. 1 Remote Control Jacks a. Remote Control Input Jack Connect your remote control cable here for wired operation. INTPUT VIDEO INPUT PC CONTROL b.
  • Page 13 5 RGB Output Connector (Mini D-Sub 15 pin) INTPUT VIDEO INPUT PC CONTROL You can use this connector to loop your computer image to an external monitor from the RGB input source. S-VIDEO VIDEO L MONO -R-AUDIO Even if VIDEO is selected, the video image input to the RGB OUTPUT RGB INPUT RGB OUTPUT...
  • Page 14: Remote Control Features

    Remote Control Features You can use your wireless remote control to operate your MultiSync LT100 Projector. With the remote mouse receiver connected to your computer, you can also use the projector’s remote control to operate your computer. (See pages 51 and 54 to connect the remote mouse receiver to your computer.) NOTE: If you are using a Macintosh computer, you can click either the right or left button to activate the mouse.
  • Page 15 11 Laser Button Press and hold this button to activate the laser pointer. When lit, you can use POWER the laser to draw your audience's attention to a red dot that you can place on any object within 30 feet (10 m). VIDEO S-VIDEO 12 Mouse Pointer Buttons...
  • Page 16: Installation

    I N S T A L L A T I O N This section describes how to set up your MultiSync LT100 projector and how to connect video and audio sources. Setting Up Your MultiSync LT100 Projector Your MultiSync LT100 Projector is simple to set up and use. But before you get started, you must first: 1.
  • Page 17: Projection Distance

    Projection Distance Wide Screen size inch 40” 60” 70” 80” 90” 100” 120” 150” 180” 200” 240” 270” 300” Projection angle α Degree 14.8 14.8 14.7 14.7 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.5 14.5 14.5 14.5 14.5 Screen width H inch 1219 1422 1626...
  • Page 18 Unit (inch) Desk top H (inch) = Width of screen Screen A = C / cosα B = 3.7H / 25.4 C (WIDE) = (2.026 H) – 2.437 C (TELE) = C (WIDE) 1.3 D = E / 2 Screen center E = H / 4 3 Unit (mm) H (inch) = Width of screen...
  • Page 19: Using A Tabletop Or Cart

    Using A Tabletop Or Cart (A) Top view screen 1. Place your projector on a flat level surface at the optimal distance from the screen or wall so you realize the size image you want. (Avoid having bright room lighting or sun light directly on the screen or wall where you'll be projecting the image.) 2.
  • Page 20: Transporting And Storing The Projector

    Transporting and storing the projector 3. Hold the projector by it’s handle and slide it into the large compartment of the carrying case. A padded carrying case has been supplied with your projector. Please use this case when transporting and storing the projector. The carrying case also has a compartment for your laptop computer.
  • Page 21: Ceiling Installation

    40"–53" 2.27ft Installing your MultiSync LT100 Projector on the ceiling must be done 24"–31" (691.8mm) by a qualified technician. Contact your NEC dealer for more informa- tion. Do not attempt to install the projector yourself. 1.2m (3.94ft) 2.1m (6.89ft) NOTE : Distances may vary ± 5%.
  • Page 22: Wiring Diagram

    Wiring Diagram INTPUT VIDEO INPUT PC CONTROL S-VIDEO VIDEO L MONO -R-AUDIO OUTPUT RGB INPUT RGB OUTPUT REMOTE CONTROL AUDIO AUDIO Document Camera To video, S-video, and audio inputs on the projector VCR, Laser Disk Player or DVD Player To RGB input on the projector DVD Player with Y/Cb/Cr output Signal cable (supplied) To mini D-Sub 15-pin connector on the Projector...
  • Page 23: Connecting Your Pc Or Macintosh Computer

    Connecting Your PC Or Macintosh Computer Connecting your PC or Macintosh computer to your MultiSync LT100 (XGA) Projector will enable you to project your computer's screen image for an impressive presentation. All of these following display standards are supported: VGA 640 480 for graphics VGA 640 400 for graphics VGA 640 350 for graphics VGA 720 400 for text...
  • Page 24 Settings for Monitor Mode Number of DIP switch Monitor size 15” multi-scan mode /16”–13” 17” multi-scan mode /19”–13” 19” multi-scan mode /21”–13” 13” fixed mode /640 480 VGA/SVGA mode 16” fixed mode /832 624 19” fixed mode /1024 768 NOTE: For setting other than display modes supported by your Macintosh and LT100, using of the DIP switch may bounce a image slightly or may display nothing.
  • Page 25 2. Click and open "Options." 3. Select your new resolution and click "OK." If you have an NEC monitor connected to your Macintosh, you may have a "DPI-On-The-Fly" extension that enables you to change your resolution directly. The "DPI-On-The-Fly" icon is under your Apple menu.
  • Page 26: Connecting Your Dvd Player

    Connecting Your DVD Player You can connect your MultiSync LT100 Projector to a DVD player with the component outputs or Video output. To do so, simply: 1. Turn off the power to your projector and DVD player. 2. If your DVD player has the component video (Y,Cb,Cr) output use the optional 15-pin-to-RCA 3 cable to connect your DVD player to the RGB INPUT connector on the LT100.
  • Page 27: Connecting Your Remote Mouse Receiver

    Connecting Your Remote Mouse Receiver The remote mouse receiver enables you to operate your computer's mouse functions from the NEC MultiSync LT100 remote control. It is a great convenience for clicking through your computer-generated presentations. To connect the remote mouse receiver: 1.
  • Page 28 The Remote Mouse Receiver as a mouse for your computer Serial cable (supplied) The Remote sensors on the projector cabinet work as the remote sensor on the Remote Mouse Receiver Remote cable Remote Control (supplied) Output Serial cable Insert the supplied remote cable here. (supplied) You can daisy-chain as many as five projectors and operate them with the same remote control.
  • Page 29: Operation

    O P E R A T I O N This section describes how to select a computer or video source and how to adjust the picture and sound. General Controls Before you turn on your MultiSync LT100 Projector, ensure that the computer or video source is turned on and that your lens cap is removed.
  • Page 30: Using The Menus

    Using The Menus 1. Press the "Menu" button on the remote control or projector cabinet to display the Main Menu. 2. Press the "Select" button on the projector cabinet or ( ) ( ) buttons on your remote control to highlight the menu for the item you want to adjust.
  • Page 31: Menu Descriptions & Functions

    Menu Descriptions & Functions Source Menu Enables you to select a video source such as a VCR, DVD player, laser disk player, compu- ter or document camera depending on what is connected to your inputs. Press the "Select" button on the projector cabinet or ( ) ( ) buttons on your remote control to highlight the menu for the item you want to adjust.
  • Page 32 Image Adjustment Menu Provides access to controls for your image and sound. Use the “Select” button on the projector cabinet or ( ) ( ) buttons on your remote control to highlight the menu for the item you want to adjust. The volume, image mode, brightness, contrast, color, tint, sharpness and white balance controls are available for Video or S-Video sources.
  • Page 33 Brightness Use the “Adjust” (+) or (–) buttons to adjust the brightness. Contrast Use the “Adjust” (+) or (–) buttons to adjust the contrast. Color* Use the “Adjust” (+) or (–) buttons to adjust the color. Tint* Use the “Adjust” (+) or (–) buttons to adjust the tint. Sharpness* Use the “Adjust”...
  • Page 34: Power Menu(Projector Control Icons)

    Power Menu Provides access to Lamp Usage information, the Auto Start, Power Management and On- screen Mute features. Use the “Select” button on the projector cabinet or ( ) ( ) buttons on your remote control to access a submenu. Then press “Adjust” (+) or (–) to choose a specific option.
  • Page 35: Settings Menu(Maintenance Icons)

    Settings Menu Enables you to set preferences and other operating options. Use the “Select” button on the projector cabinet or ( ) ( ) buttons on your remote control to access the submenu you want. Custom Memory This enables you to save your current settings for an RGB source in one of five memories, Custom 1-5. To change the STANDARD settings, proceed as follows: 1.
  • Page 36: Using The Viewer Function

    Using the Viewer function If you use the Viewer function on the projector, you must first install the optional LT Viewer board (VK-LT) in the projector and set up the exclusive software included with the VK-LT kit. See the user's manual included with the VK-LT for installing and uninstalling the software.
  • Page 37 Projecting Slides To Project the Slides (the presentation materials) Orientation of flash memory card insertion 1. Insert a flash memory card into the PC card slot. The flash memory card has a front and a back side and the flash * To eject the flash memory card, press the Eject button.
  • Page 38 Selecting a File from a List of Files 3. Use the mouse pad (+) or (–) button on the remote control to move the Multi-Cursor (blue box) to the file you want to dis- * The Viewer feature allows you to store one or more presentation play a slide from, and press the Enter button on the cabinet or materials in a single flash memory card.
  • Page 39 Switching Slides Capturing the displayed image To switch slides, press "SLIDE +" or "SLIDE –" button. This will The Viewer feature allows you to capture a screen image and store cancel the Auto Play mode. To set the Auto Play mode, press the Menu it to a flash memory card.
  • Page 40: Maintenance

    1000 hours of use, the lamp bulb may shatter, and pieces of glass may be scattered in the lamp case. Do not touch them as Step 5 the pieces of glass may cause injury. If this happens, contact your NEC dealer for lamp replacement. Lamp replacement procedure 1.
  • Page 41: Remote Control Battery Installation

    Remote Control Battery Installation 1. Press firmly and slide the battery cover off. 2. Remove both old batteries and install new ones (AA). Ensure that you have the batteries' polarity (+/–) aligned correctly. 3. Slip the cover back over the batteries until it snaps into place. Operating Range Range of 360˚...
  • Page 42 4. Faire glisser le couvercle de la lampe dans la direction de la flèche et le déposer. ATTENTION : ne pas utiliser une autre lampe que la lampe de remplacement NEC. Commander celle-ci auprès du détaillant NEC à l'aide du numéro de modèle du projecteur.
  • Page 43 Installation des piles de la télécommande 1. Appuyez fermement et retirez le couvercle des piles en le faisant glisser. 2. Retirez les deux piles usagées et installez de nouvelles piles (AA). Assurez-vous de respecter la polarité (+/–) des piles. 3. Remettez le couvercle des piles en le faisant glisser, jusqu’à ce qu’il s’emboîte. Portée de fonctionnement Portée de 360 degrés et d'une distance de 7 mètres du capteur le télécommande.
  • Page 44: Troubleshooting

    On again, sometimes the power does not come on. If this happens, wait one minute, then switch the power On again. Blinking Slowly The cooling fan has stopped. Contact your NEC dealer for service. (On and off in a cycle of 8 sec.) Blinking very slowly The lamp is not turned on.
  • Page 45: Common Problems & Solutions

    If “Auto Picture” is off, turn it on. If “Auto Picture” is on, turn it off and balance the image with the Cross color in RGB Picture Adjustment icon and Fine Picture Adjustment icon. mode To Contact Your NEC Service Representative, Call 1-800-836-0655 TROUBLE SHOOTING...
  • Page 46: Specifications

    S P E C I F I C A T I O N S This section provides technical information about the MultiSync LT100 Projector's performance. Optical Single Chip Digital Micromirror Device(DMD ), 1024 768 dots Lens Manual zoom, manual focus F 2.44 f =26-30 mm Lamp Metal halide lamp 280 W...
  • Page 47: Cabinet Dimensions

    Cabinet Dimensions 12.6" 0.79" 5.6" (320) (20) (142) 4.5" 0.7" (114) (19) Lens center Unit : inch (mm) SPECIFICATIONS...
  • Page 48: D-Sub Pin Assignments

    D-Sub Pin Assignments PC 15-Pin mini D-Sub PC 15-Pin mini D-Sub Pin No. Signal to be connected Green Blue Red GND Green GND Blue GND No Connection Digital GND No Connection Horizontal Sync Vertical Sync No Connection SPECIFICATIONS...
  • Page 49: Timing Chart

    Timing Chart Signal Resolution Refresh F.H. Rate (Hz) (kHz) Clk(MHz) NTSC 640 480 15.734 768 576 15.625 SECAM 768 576 15.625 VESA 640 350 85.08 37.86 31.5 640 400 31.47 25.175 VESA 640 400 85.08 37.86 31.5 640 400 30.24 VESA 640 480 59.94...
  • Page 50: Pc Control Command Reference

    PC Control Command Reference Command Codes Function Code Data Description Video Same as remote Same as remote S-Video C6H No Same as remote PC CARD Same as remote (available only when Viewer kit is connected to) Power On Same as remote Power Off Same as remote Picture Mute...
  • Page 51 Command Codes (continued) Function Code Data Description Display Mode Select 1FH 0 Normal Aspect 1 Wide Aspect Power Management On Power Management Off 16H Digital Zoom W Same as remote Digital Zoom T 8AH No Same as remote Brightness 0 (00H) –– 63 (3FH) Contrast 0 (00H) ––...
  • Page 52: Cable Connection

    Cable Connection Communication Protocol Baud rate: 9600 bps Data length: 8 bits Parity: No parity Stop bit: One bit X on/off: None Full duplex Communications procedure: If the CPU of the projector has received the data correctly, it returns an ACK(C5H). If the received data is not correct, the CPU returns a NAK(CAH), then the following status: Receiving success: Receiving failure:...