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Sony PVM-741 Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating Instructions
Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly
and retain it for future reference.
© 2012 Sony Corporation


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  • Page 1 4-434-264-12(1) Professional Video Monitor Operating Instructions Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. PVM-741 © 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 Record these numbers in the spaces provided below. WARNING Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your THIS APPARATUS MUST BE EARTHED. Sony dealer regarding this product. WARNING Model No.____________________ When installing the unit, incorporate a readily Serial No.____________________...
  • Page 3 Electromagnetic Environments: E1 (residential), E2 (commercial and light industrial), E3 (urban outdoors), Consult with Sony qualified personnel for wall mount or E4 (controlled EMC environment, ex. TV studio). rack mount installation. For the customers in Europe For the customers in the U.S.A.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Precaution .............. 5 On Safety ............5 On Installation ............ 5 Handling the Screen ........... 5 On Burn-in ............5 On a Long Period of Use ........5 Handling and Maintenance of the Screen ..6 On Dew Condensation ........6 On Repacking .............
  • Page 5: Precaution

    • Do not push or scratch the monitor’s screen. Do not Precaution place a heavy object on the monitor’s screen. This may cause the screen to lose uniformity. • The screen and the cabinet become warm during operation. This is not a malfunction. On Safety •...
  • Page 6: Handling And Maintenance Of The Screen

    • Stubborn stains may be removed with the supplied turn off the power and contact an authorized Sony cleaning cloth, or a soft cloth slightly dampened with dealer.
  • Page 7: Features

    TFT, Sony’s OLED panel can reproduce a crisper image due The PVM-741 Professional Video Monitor is a 7.4 type to high brightness. Furthermore, a unique microcavity OLED panel monitor for broadcast or business use, structure makes RGB primary colors purer and deeper featuring a precise image and high performance.
  • Page 8 The EIA/CEA-608 and EIA/CEA-708 standard closed caption signals superimposed on an SDI signal are Monitor ENG Kit displayed. You can use the light intercepting hood, connector protector and carrying handle (optional Sony VF-510 Monitor ENG Kit) for outdoor use. Features...
  • Page 9: Location And Function Of Parts And Controls

    Location and Function of Parts and Controls Front Panel a Tally lamp e Stand You can check the status of the monitor by the color of Pull the stand toward you to tilt the monitor screen by the tally lamp. 15°.
  • Page 10 You can assign various functions in FUNCTION Using the stand BUTTON SETTING of the USER CONFIG menu. Pull the stand toward you to tilt the monitor screen by Press the button BRIGHTNESS, CONTRAST, 15°. CHROMA, VOLUME, PHASE, or APERTURE function assigned to display the adjustment screen. Press the same button again, and the adjustment screen disappears, but you can adjust the value without the setting value display.
  • Page 11: Input Signals And Adjustable/setting Items

    Input Signals and Adjustable/Setting Items Input signal Item HDMI Video B & W CONTRAST BRIGHTNESS* × CHROMA × × × × × × PHASE (NTSC) APERTURE COLOR TEMP COLOR SPACE × × × × × × AUTO CHROMA/PHASE × × ×...
  • Page 12: Rear/bottom Panel

    When inputting a video signal with the jitters, etc. the e SERIAL REMOTE connector (RJ-45) picture may be disturbed. We recommend using the Connect to the network or Sony BKM-15R/16R TBC (time base corrector). Monitor Control Unit by using a 10BASE-T/100BASE- TX LAN cable (shielded type, optional).
  • Page 13: Installing The Handle

    The monitor can also be operated with AC power by attaching the AC adaptor. CAUTION For safety, use only the Sony AC adaptor listed below. • AC power using the AC-940W AC Adaptor (DC IN) connector Connects the DC 12V external power source to use the monitor.
  • Page 14: Installing The Arm Mount Bracket

    Installing the Arm Mount Installing to the Rack Bracket (Using MB-531) You can install the supplied arm mount bracket, using You can attach up to two monitors to the rack by using the supplied four screws. the optional MB-531 Mounting Bracket. Arm mount bracket Attach the mounting bracket to the monitor.
  • Page 15: Power Supply

    Connecting the AC Power Cord Power Supply Attach the AC adaptor to the monitor, and then connect the supplied AC power cord. Attaching the AC Adaptor AC power cord (supplied) Attaching AC plug holder (supplied) Attach the AC plug holder to the AC power cord, and connect it to the AC IN connector so that the cord...
  • Page 16: Selecting The Default Settings

    Selecting the Default Settings When you turn on the unit for the first time after purchasing it, select the area where you intend to use this unit from among the options. The default setting values for each area Press the 1 (standby) switch. The unit is turned on and the SELECT SETTING screen appears.
  • Page 17: Selecting The Menu Language

    2 If LATIN AMERICA is selected: Selecting the Menu PAL&PAL-N area Language L A T I N A M E R I C A P A L & P A L - N A R E A Argentina A R G E N T I N A P A R A G U A Y Paraguay U R U G U A Y...
  • Page 18: Using The Menu

    The setting items (icons) in the selected menu are Using the Menu displayed in yellow. USER CONFIG – SYSTEM SETTING The unit is equipped with an on-screen menu for making N T S C S E T U P : xxxxxx F O R M AT D I S P L AY: xxxxxx...
  • Page 19 The menu icon presently selected is shown in The menu disappears automatically if a button is not yellow and setting items are displayed. pressed for one minute. About the memory of the settings USER CONFIG – SYSTEM SETTING N T S C S E T U P : xxxxxx The settings are automatically stored in the monitor F O R M AT D I S P L AY:...
  • Page 20: Adjustment Using The Menus

    FORMAT Adjustment Using the POSITION TRANSPARENCY Menus WFM/ALM/VECTOR (waveform monitor, audio level meter, and vectorscope) SETTING DISPLAY WFM/ALM/VECTOR Items POSITION COLOR The screen menu of this monitor consists of the INTENSITY following items. ZOOM LINE SELECT LINE POSITION STATUS (the items indicate the TARGET current settings.) FOCUS SETTING...
  • Page 21: Adjusting And Changing The Settings

    Adjusting and Changing the Submenu Setting Settings COLOR TEMP Selects the color temperature from among D65, D93 and USER setting. STATUS menu The STATUS menu is used to display the current status Note of the unit. The following items are displayed: If you measure the color temperatures of different display types, such as CRT, LCD, or...
  • Page 22 Submenu Setting USER CONTROL 1/3 AUTO CHROMA/ Adjusts color intensity (CHROMA) S U B C O N T R O L PHASE and tones (PHASE). B R I G H T N E S S : • AUTO ADJ VALUE: Selects A P E R T U R E : ON or OFF of the auto V O L U M E :...
  • Page 23: User Config Menu

    USER CONFIG menu Submenu Setting The USER CONFIG menu is used for setting the I/P MODE (picture delay Selects to set the delay by the system, marker, T/C display, WFM/ALM/VECTOR, minimum) picture processing to the minimum level when the interlace signal is focus, function button, closed caption, and audio.
  • Page 24 Submenu Setting Submenu Setting SCREEN SAVER Sets the screen saver function on or off. MARKER ENABLE Selects ON to display the marker • ON: If a still image is displayed and OFF not to display. for more than 10 minutes, the brightness of the screen Note is automatically decreased to...
  • Page 25 Submenu Setting Submenu Setting WFM/ALM/ Sets the display settings for WFM/ALM/ VECTOR vectorcope. Selects ON to display the time code • WFM: Displays the wave form display and OFF not to display. monitor. FORMAT Sets the time code format. • ALM: Displays the audio level meter. •...
  • Page 26 FOCUS SETTING Submenu Setting When VECTOR is selected USER CONFIG – FOCUS SETTING Audio level Magenta F O C U S M O D E : (dB) C O L O R : OVER F R E Q U E N C Y: R A N G E : G A I N : Bar I...
  • Page 27 About the function assigned to the BRIGHTNESS Press the button to adjust the picture brightness. Press function button the button to display the adjustment screen and adjust the picture brightness. Press again to hide the adjustment SCAN screen. However, the picture brightness remains Press the button to change the scan size of the picture.
  • Page 28: Scan Mode Image

    An image with sharpened edges is displayed. Scan mode image Press the button to display the time code display. Adjust the settings for the time code display in T/C DISPLAY SETTING (see page 24). SILENT MODE Press the button to stop the built-in cooling fan. 4 :3 16:9 Note...
  • Page 29 right, bottom right and bottom left. The central area of Submenu Setting the image is automatically framed when you select TYPE Sets the closed caption display NATIVE. type. • AUTO1: Select this to display To select a display area automatically 608(VBI)* when SD-SDI signal is input, or to display Press the function button to which the SCAN...
  • Page 30: Remote Menu

    Submenu Setting Submenu Setting SDI AUDIO SETTING Sets the audio channel when SDI PARALLEL REMOTE Selects the PARALLEL REMOTE signal is input. connector pins for which you want • 3G/HD/SD: Selects from among to change the function. channels CH1 to CH16, odd You can assign various functions to channel + even channel 1 to 4 pins and 6 to 8 pins.
  • Page 31: Key Inhibit Menu

    Submenu Setting Submenu Setting FORCED TALLY The tally lamp function is forcibly CONNECTION Sets the connection of the monitor assigned to 7 pin and 8 pin of the and the controller. PARALLEL REMOTE connector. PEER TO PEER: for one Selecting ON assigns tally lamp to one connection green to 7 pin and tally lamp red to LAN: for connection via a...
  • Page 32: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Specifications Picture performance This section may help you isolate the cause of a problem and as a result, eliminate the need to contact technical Panel OLED panel support. Picture size (diagonal) • The unit cannot be operated t The key protection 188.0 mm (7 inches) function works.
  • Page 33 Note Built-in speaker output Always verify that the unit is operating properly before 0.5 W Monaural use. SONY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR Headphones output connector DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, BUT Stereo mini jack (× 1) NOT LIMITED TO, COMPENSATION OR...
  • Page 34: Available Signal Formats

    Available signal formats The unit is applicable to the following signal formats. System Compo SD/HD HDMI site – 575/50i (PAL) – 480/60i (NTSC)* – – – 576/50p – – – 480/60p* – – – 640 × 480/60p* – – 1080/24PsF* –...
  • Page 35: Dimensions

    Dimensions 100 (4) Front 222.4 (8 Side (When setting the stand using positions B and C for the mounting screws) 38 (1 Side 161.8 (6 13 ( 148.8 (5 130 (5 70 (2 60 (2 Unit: mm (inches) Mass: Approx. 2.0 kg (4 lb 6.5 oz) Approx.
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