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JVC GM-V42UB Instructions Manual

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PLASMA DISPLAY MONITOR
GM-V42UG
GM-V42UB
For Customer Use:
Enter below the Model No. and the Serial
No. which is located on the rear panel of the
cabinet. Retain this information for future
reference.
Model No.
Serial No.
INSTRUCTIONS
LCT1389-001B
MENU INPUT
POWER

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  • Page 1

    PLASMA DISPLAY MONITOR GM-V42UG GM-V42UB For Customer Use: Enter below the Model No. and the Serial No. which is located on the rear panel of the cabinet. Retain this information for future reference. Model No. Serial No. INSTRUCTIONS MENU INPUT...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    This instruction manual refers to the GM-V42UG and GM-V42UB. The differences between these two models are its color and class of EMC: GM-V42UG is gray and is categorized in class A, while GM-V42UB is silver and is categorized in class B. Safety Precautions ... 2 Parts Identification ...

  • Page 4: Safety Precautions

    I GM-V42UG CAUTION: Changes or modifications not approved by JVC could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.

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    – Option terminal: This terminal is intended exclusively to be used to drive the fan motor. Do not connect any plugs to the terminal other than JVC’s recommended optional parts. POWER CONNECTION The power supply voltage rating of this product is AC 120 V.

  • Page 6: Parts Identification

    Parts Identification Remote Control RM–C579 REMOTE CONTROL UNIT POWER DISPLAY ASPECT INPUT SELECT COMPO. /(RGB B) VIDEO RGB A MUTING VOLUME MENU/EXIT 1 Remote control cable jack (page 11) Connect the remote control cable (not supplied) when using this remote control as a wired remote control. 2 Remote signal transmission window 3 POWER ON/OFF button (page 14) Use this button to turn on/off the power.

  • Page 7: Monitor: Front View

    Monitor: Front View Bottom View 1 Remote sensor/power lamp Point the front end of the wireless remote control toward here. When the Monitor is turned on, the power lamp glows green. It glows orange in standby mode. 2 Self-diagnostic lamps (page 39) These lamps light/flash if something abnormal occurs with the Monitor.

  • Page 8: Monitor: Rear Views

    Connect the power cord of the Cooling Fan Unit (not supplied) when installing the Monitor vertically. 7 SPEAKER OUT L/R terminals (page 11) Connect external speakers, such as unique JVC speakers (not supplied), etc. 8 INTERNAL/EXTERNAL (built-in speaker/external speaker) selecting switch (page 11)

  • Page 9

    AUDIO VIDEO L/MONO VIDEO A 9 VIDEO A terminals (page 12) • AUDIO (L/MONO, R) input terminals (pin jack) Connect these terminals to the audio input terminals of a VCR, etc. • VIDEO IN terminal (BNC) Connect this terminal to the video output terminal of a VCR, etc.

  • Page 10: Preparations

    Attach the ferrite core to the power cord. Using the power cord without the ferrite core may lead to noise (interference). Open the ferrite core, insert the power cord and close the ferrite core. Attach the ferrite core to the AC IN end of the power cord. Ferrite core * Power cord * Not supplied to GM-V42UB Plug to AC IN...

  • Page 11: Installation

    Installation Precautions • When mounting the Monitor vertically, consult your dealer. (See also page 13). • When installing the Monitor, be sure to use a dedicated Stand Unit, Wall Mounting Unit, or Monitor Hanger Unit, depending on a particular case. Ask your dealer for installation. •...

  • Page 12: Connections

    Connections Precautions • Before making connections, turn off all the equipment. • Plugs should be firmly inserted; poor connection could cause noise. • To unplug a cord, be sure to grasp its plug and pull it out. • Connect the power cord after having finished all other connections. •...

  • Page 13: Connection Diagrams

    Connection Diagrams Typical connections Personal computer Personal computer (used as the playback source) (used to control the Monitor) AUDIO RGB A External speaker connection To speaker input terminals How to connect the cords Remote control (supplied) MENU/EXIT VOLUME MUTING VIDEO /(RGB COMPO.

  • Page 14

    Connections (Continued) AV connections VCR 1 (used as the playback source) AUDIO VIDEO L/MONO VIDEO A When connecting another PC to the COMPONENT/RGB B terminals, set the “RGB/COMPO.” setting to “RGB” (see page 22). To audio output To G output To B output Personal computer To R output...

  • Page 15

    Connecting an external control unit When connecting the external control unit to the MAKE terminal, you can operate the following functions through the MAKE terminal; • Turn on or off the Monitor. Preparation: The POWER switch on the rear must be set to “| (on)” (so that the Monitor is in standby mode). •...

  • Page 16: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations Rear View POWER RM–C579 REMOTE CONTROL UNIT POWER DISPLAY DISPLAY INPUT SELECT COMPO. VIDEO RGB A MUTING VOLUME MUTING MENU/EXIT Daily Operations Turn on the main power. Set POWER on the back of the Monitor to “| (on)”. The POWER lamp on the upper left of the front panel glows orange.

  • Page 17: Changing The Aspect Ratio

    Changing the Aspect Ratio RM–C579 REMOTE CONTROL UNIT POWER DISPLAY ASPECT INPUT SELECT COMPO. /(RGB B) VIDEO RGB A MUTING VOLUME MENU/EXIT Precautions for using the screen mode switching function • This Monitor features a screen mode switching (aspect ratio change) function.

  • Page 18: Video Adjustments

    Video Adjustments MENU INPUT 2 / 3 MENU RM–C579 REMOTE CONTROL UNIT POWER DISPLAY INPUT SELECT COMPO. VIDEO MUTING VOLUME MENU/EXIT MENU/EXIT For video adjustments, use menus. You can use the buttons either on the remote control or on Monitor for menu operations. •...

  • Page 19: Adjusting The Screen Size And Position

    To make an adjustment while viewing the adjustment After step 3 on page 16, proceed as follows: 1 Press 5/∞ to move the cursor (3) to “sub menu.” 2 Press 3 to display the Sub Menu. The Sub Menu for CONTRAST appears on the screen. C O N T R A S T : + 0 1 –...

  • Page 20

    Video Adjustments MENU INPUT 2 / 3 MENU RM–C579 REMOTE CONTROL UNIT POWER DISPLAY INPUT SELECT COMPO. VIDEO MUTING VOLUME MENU/EXIT MENU/EXIT (Continued) To make an adjustment while viewing the adjustment After step 3 on page 17, proceed as follows: 1 Press 5/∞...

  • Page 21: Adjusting The Color Temperature

    Adjusting the Color Temperature The adjusted setting applies to all inputs. Press MENU/EXIT (or MENU on the Monitor) to display the Main Menu. M A I N M E N U Cursor (3) P I C T U R E A D J .

  • Page 22

    Video Adjustments MENU INPUT 2 / 3 MENU RM–C579 REMOTE CONTROL UNIT POWER DISPLAY INPUT SELECT COMPO. VIDEO RGB A MUTING VOLUME MENU/EXIT MENU/EXIT (Continued) To make an adjustment while viewing the adjustment bars After step 3 on page 19, proceed as follows: 1 Press 5/∞...

  • Page 23: Changing The Aspect Ratio

    Changing the Aspect Ratio The setting adjusted applies to all inputs. • You can change the aspect ratio by pressing ASPECT. (See page 15.) Press MENU/EXIT (or MENU on the Monitor) to display the Main Menu. M A I N M E N U Cursor (3) P I C T U R E A D J .

  • Page 24: Setting The Component/rgb B Input

    Video Adjustments MENU INPUT 2 / 3 MENU RM–C579 REMOTE CONTROL UNIT POWER DISPLAY INPUT SELECT COMPO. VIDEO RGB A MUTING VOLUME MENU/EXIT MENU/EXIT (Continued) Setting the COMPONENT/RGB B Input After connecting the playback device such as a PC or a DVD player to the COMPONENT/RGB B terminals, you have to specify which type of signal comes into this terminal—RGB or component signals.

  • Page 25: Changing The Resistance Of The Rgb B Input Terminals

    Changing the Resistance of the RGB B Input Terminals You can set the resistance of the two of the RGB B input terminals to either HIGH (1 kΩ) or LOW (75 Ω): • HD/Cs (Horizontal sync/Composite) terminal • VD (Vertical sync) terminal. HIGH is the normal setting.

  • Page 26: Other Convenient Functions

    Other Convenient Functions MENU INPUT 2 / 3 MENU RM–C579 REMOTE CONTROL UNIT POWER DISPLAY INPUT SELECT COMPO. VIDEO MUTING VOLUME VOLUME – MENU/EXIT MENU/EXIT To set the other convenient functions, use menus. You can use the buttons either on the remote control or on Monitor for menu operations.

  • Page 27: Confirming The Use Time And Model Name

    • The model name shown on the Setup Menu is an example. If you have a different model, its correct model name will be shown (GM-V42UB). Press MENU/EXIT (or MENU on the Monitor) once to exit from the menu operations.

  • Page 28: Prohibiting The Monitor's Button Operations

    Other Convenient Functions MENU INPUT 2 / 3 MENU RM–C579 REMOTE CONTROL UNIT POWER DISPLAY INPUT SELECT COMPO. VIDEO RGB A MUTING VOLUME VOLUME – MENU/EXIT MENU/EXIT (Continued) Prohibiting the Monitor’s Button Operations This function allows you to prohibit the button operations on the Monitor to prevent malfunction or avoid tampering.

  • Page 29: Setting The Remote-controllable Input

    Setting the Remote-Controllable Input When connecting the external control unit to the REMOTE MAKE terminal, you need to set the desired input to use, which you can select from the connected external control unit. On the remote control: Press MENU/EXIT while holding VOLUME –...

  • Page 30: Setting The Clock And The Power On/off Timer

    Other Convenient Functions MENU INPUT 2 / 3 MENU RM–C579 REMOTE CONTROL UNIT POWER DISPLAY INPUT SELECT COMPO. VIDEO RGB A MUTING VOLUME VOLUME – MENU/EXIT MENU/EXIT (Continued) Setting the Clock and the Power On/Off Timer You can turn the Monitor on and off automatically with the Power On/Off timer.

  • Page 31: Using The Pixel Shift Function

    • Using the Power On/Off Timer Select the item you want to set in step 3 in “Setting the Clock” (page 28) and follow the instructions below. POWER-ON SET You can activate/deactivate the Power-On Timer. Press 2/3 to select “ON” or “OFF.” ON: The Monitor automatically turns on at the time set in “POWER-ON TIME.”...

  • Page 32: Preventing The Afterimage Effect

    Other Convenient Functions MENU INPUT 2 / 3 MENU RM–C579 REMOTE CONTROL UNIT POWER DISPLAY INPUT SELECT COMPO. VIDEO RGB A MUTING VOLUME VOLUME – MENU/EXIT MENU/EXIT (Continued) Preventing the Afterimage Effect After showing the same still picture on the screen, reverse the color on the screen using this function so that you can avoid the screen from being burned in with the still picture.

  • Page 33: Refreshing The Screen

    START TIME You can adjust the time to activate the function. • Set the hour and minute following steps 4 to 6 in “Setting the Clock” (page 28). END SET You can activate/deactivate the Color-Reverse Off Timer. • Press 2/3 to select “ON” or “OFF.” The function is automatically deactivated at the time set in “END TIME.”...

  • Page 34: Checking The Timer Battery

    Other Convenient Functions MENU INPUT 2 / 3 MENU RM–C579 REMOTE CONTROL UNIT POWER DISPLAY INPUT SELECT VIDEO MUTING VOLUME VOLUME – MENU/EXIT MENU/EXIT (Continued) Checking the Timer Battery You can check the remaining time available from the timer battery on the TIMER, COLOR-REVERSE, and REFRESH menus.

  • Page 35: Resetting All The Setup Menu Settings

    Resetting All the Setup Menu Settings You can reset all the following Setup Menu settings at a time, except the use time (HOUR METER). On the remote control: Press MENU/EXIT while holding VOLUME – to display the Setup Menu. On the Monitor: Press MENU while holding 2 to display the Setup Menu.

  • Page 36: Menu Classifications

    Menu Classifications Main Menu Main Menu M A I N M E N U P I C T U R E A D J . S I Z E / P O S I T I O N A D J . F U N C T I O N S E L E C T S T A T U S D I S P L A Y E N T E R :...

  • Page 37

    PICTURE ADJ. (Picture adjustment): See page 16. CONTRAST Adjusts the contrast of the picture. BRIGHT Adjusts the brightness of the picture. CHROMA* Adjusts the color density of the picture. PHASE* Adjusts the color phase. SHARPNESS Adjusts the outlines of the picture. sub menu Displays the fine adjustment bar.

  • Page 38: Setup Menu

    If you have a different model, its correct model name will be shown (GM-V42UB) (Continued) White Balance Adjustment Menu W H I T E B A L A N C E : H I G H R G A I N...

  • Page 39

    STATUS DISPLAY Sets if you want the input terminal and the type of signal to be indicated on the screen just after inputs are switched. (See page 25.) CONTROL LOCK Sets the Monitor so that it cannot be operated with the buttons on itself. (See page 26.) REMOTE SWITCH Set the selectable input terminals when controlling the Monitor with the external control unit (See page 27.)

  • Page 40: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Solutions to common problems related to the Monitor are described here. If none of the solutions presented here solves the problem, unplug the Monitor and consult an authorized dealer or service center. Symptom Power is not supplied. • Is the power cord disconnected? •Is the POWER switch turned on? Power is suddenly •Is the Power On/Off Timer activated?

  • Page 41: Self-diagnostic Indication

    Self-diagnostic Report Sheet Store name where you purchased the Monitor Model Name: Plasma Display Monitor GM-V42UG/GM-V42UB The self-diagnostic lamps light or flash as listed on the following table. Please give me immediate advice or service if necessary. NO. Lamp position TEMP.

  • Page 42: Specifications

    Cs: 0.3 V(p-p) to 5 V(p-p), 1 kΩ (positive/negative polarity) / 75 Ω Vertical sync (VD): VD: 1 V(p-p) to 5 V(p-p), 1 kΩ (positive/negative polarity) / 75 Ω Pin jack terminal x 2 (L/R) 500 mV(rms), high impedance GM-V42UB Silver /R-Y: 0.7 V(p-p), 75 Ω B: 0.7 V(p-p), 75 Ω...

  • Page 43

    * Consult your dealer to see if other options are available. Notice on transportation This Monitor is precision equipment and needs dedicated packing material for transportation. Never use any packing material supplied from other than JVC or JVC-authorized dealers. GM-V42UG D-sub 3-row 15-pin terminal x 1, Video signal: 0.7 V(p-p), 75 Ω...

  • Page 44

    Specifications (Continued) Pin assignment (Specifications for terminals) • Y/C terminal Pin number Signal name GND (Y) GND (C) • MAKE terminal Pin number Signal name SW DET Dimensions Top view Front view © 2003 VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LIMITED • RS-232C terminal This is a female type connector.

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