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Operating Instructions

LCD Projector
Model No.
Functional Manual
Commercial Use
PT-VZ570
PT-VW530
PT-VX600
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pages 2 to 8).
ENGLISH
TQBJ0721

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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    PT-VZ570 Model No. PT-VW530 PT-VX600 Thank you for purchasing this Panasonic Product. ■ Before operating this product, please read the instructions carefully, and save this manual for future use. Æ ■ Before using your projector, be sure to read “Read this first!” ( pages 2 to 8).
  • Page 2: Read This First

    This is a device to project images onto a screen, etc., and is not intended for use as indoor lighting in a domestic environment. Directive 2009/125/EC Importer's name and address within the European Union Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH Panasonic Testing Center Winsbergring 15, 22525 Hamburg, Germany 2 - ENGLISH...
  • Page 3 Do not remove FCC NOTICE (USA) Verification Model Number : PT-VZ570, PT-VW530, PT-VX600 Trade Name : Panasonic Responsible Party : Panasonic Corporation of North America Address : Two Riverfront Plaza, Newark, NJ 07102-5490 General Contact : http://www.panasonic.com/contactinfo Projector Contact : http://panasonic.net/avc/projector/ This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 4 Read this first! IMPORTANT: THE MOULDED PLUG (U.K. only) FOR YOUR SAFETY, PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TEXT CAREFULLY. This appliance is supplied with a moulded three pin mains plug for your safety and convenience. A 13 amp fuse is fitted in this plug.
  • Page 5 Read this first! To remove the battery 1. Press the guide and lift the cover. 2. Remove the batteries. Brazil Only Brasil Apenas „ Manuseio de baterias usadas BRASIL Após o uso, as pilhas e /ou baterias deverão ser entregues ao estabelecimento comercial ou rede de assistência técnica autorizada.
  • Page 6 Read this first! WARNING: „ POWER The wall outlet or the circuit breaker shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily acces- sible when problems occur. If the following problems occur, cut off the power supply immediately. Continued use of the projector in these conditions will result in fire or electric shock. z If foreign objects or water get inside the projector, cut off the power supply.
  • Page 7 If liquid enters inside of the projector, consult your dealer. z Particular attention must be paid to children. Use the ceiling mount bracket specified by Panasonic. Defects in the ceiling mount bracket will result in falling accidents. z Attach the supplied safety cable to the ceiling mount bracket to prevent the projector from falling down.
  • Page 8 Read this first! WARNING: Do not use the supplied power cord with devices other than this projector. z Using the supplied power cord with devices other than this projector may cause short circuits or overheat- ing, and result in electric shock or fire. Remove the depleted batteries from the remote control promptly.
  • Page 9 As for the terms and conditions, please refer to the software license of the supplied CD-ROM. If you wish to ask any questions as to the software, please contact (sav.pj.gpl.pavc@ml.jp.panasonic.com) by email.
  • Page 10: Features Of The Projector

    Features of the Projector Quick Steps For details, see the corresponding pages. Excellent Basic Performance 1. Set up your projector. ▶ Unique optical system, lamp dimming page 26) Æ system and the DAYLIGHT VIEW function allow you to project a good-quality image even in a bright room.
  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    [SCREEN ADJUSTMENT] (For PT-VW530 and Connecting example : Computers ......33 PT-VX600) ..............55 [SCREEN ADJUSTMENT] (For PT-VZ570) ....57 Chapter 3 Basic Operations [SHIFT] ..............60 [DOT CLOCK]............61 Powering on/off the projector ........ 35 [CLOCK PHASE] ..........61 Connecting the power cord ........
  • Page 12 Contents Chapter 6 Appendix [BACK COLOR] ............ 67 [WIDE MODE] ............68 Technical Information ........... 105 [SXGA MODE] ............68 PJLink protocol ........... 105 [P-TIMER] ............. 68 Control commands via LAN ........ 106 [OTHER FUNCTIONS] ......... 69 <SERIAL IN> terminal ........108 [PROJECTOR SETUP] menu ........
  • Page 13: Chapter 1 Preparation

    Preparation Chapter 1 This chapter describes things you need to know or check before using the projector. ENGLISH - 13...
  • Page 14: Precautions For Use

    Chapter 1 Preparation - Precautions for use Precautions for use Cautions when transporting f When transporting the projector, hold it securely by its bottom and avoid excessive vibration and impacts. Doing so may damage the internal parts and result in malfunctions. f Do not transport the projector with the adjustable feet extended.
  • Page 15: Security

    Make your password as difficult to guess as possible. f Change your password periodically. f Panasonic or its affiliate company never inquires a password directly to a customer. Do not tell your password in case you receive such an inquiry.
  • Page 16: Cautions On Use

    Chapter 1 Preparation - Precautions for use Cautions on use r To get a good picture quality f In order to view a beautiful image in higher contrast, prepare an appropriate environment. Draw curtains or blinds over windows and turn off any lights near the screen to prevent outside light or light from indoor lamps from shining onto the screen.
  • Page 17: Accessories

    (TXFSX02UFEZ) Lens cap <1> (Attached to the projector at the time of purchase) (TKKL5573) (TKKL5577) (For PT-VZ570) (For PT-VW530 and PT-VX600) RGB signal cable <1> (K1HY15YY0012) Attention f After unpacking the projector, discard the power cord cap and packaging material properly.
  • Page 18: Contents Of The Supplied Cd-Rom

    Chapter 1 Preparation - Precautions for use Contents of the supplied CD-ROM The contents of the supplied CD-ROM are as follow. Operating Instructions – Functional Manual Operating Instructions – Multi Projector Monitoring & Control Software Operating Instructions – Logo Transfer Software This is a list of projectors that are com- Instruction / list (PDF) List of Compatible Projector Models...
  • Page 19: About Your Projector

    Chapter 1 Preparation - About your projector About your projector Remote control 13 <AUTO SETUP> button 1 Power button <v/b> Automatically adjusts the image display position while Sets the projector to the state where the projector is projecting the image. (x page 40) switched off (standby mode).
  • Page 20: Projector Body

    Chapter 1 Preparation - About your projector Attention f Do not drop the remote control. f Avoid contact with liquids. f Do not attempt to modify or disassemble the remote control. f Please observe the following contents that are described on 1.Do not use old battery with new one.
  • Page 21: Control Panel And Indicators

    Chapter 1 Preparation - About your projector Bottom  Projection direction 14 Control panel and Indicators 16 Vertical lens shift dial Adjusts the vertical position of the projected image. 15 Lamp cover The lamp unit is inside. Attention f Do not block the ventilation ports (intake and exhaust) of the projector. r Control panel and Indicators Power button <v/b>...
  • Page 22: Connecting Terminals

    Chapter 1 Preparation - About your projector r Connecting terminals 1 <COMPUTER 2 IN/1 OUT> terminal 7 <VIDEO IN> terminal This is the terminal to input RGB signals or YC This is the terminal to input video signals. signals. 8 <AUDIO IN 3 (L/R)> terminal Or output the RGB signals or YC signals to an This is the terminal to input audio signals.
  • Page 23: Preparing The Remote Control

    Chapter 1 Preparation - Preparing the remote control Preparing the remote control Inserting and removing batteries (ii) Fig. 2 Fig. 1 Open the cover. (Fig. 1) Insert batteries and close the cover (insert the "m" side first). (Fig. 2) f When removing the batteries, perform the steps in reverse order. When using the system with multiple projectors When you use the system with multiple projectors, you can operate all the projectors simultaneously or each projector individually by using single remote control, if a unique ID number is assigned to each projector.
  • Page 24: Attaching The Lens Cap

    Chapter 1 Preparation - Attaching the Lens Cap Attaching the Lens Cap When moving this projector or while not using it over an extended period of time, attach the lens cap. To prevent loss for the lens cap, please according to the following procedures, attach the lens cap with the string of accessories.
  • Page 25: Chapter 2 Getting Started

    Getting Started Chapter 2 This chapter describes things you need to do before using the projector such as the setup and connections. ENGLISH - 25...
  • Page 26: Setting Up

    Chapter 2 Getting Started - Setting up Setting up Installation mode There are four ways to set up the projector. Set the [PROJECTOR SETUP] menu → [PROJECTION METHOD] (x page 71) depending on the installation mode. Mounting on the ceiling and projecting forward Setting on a desk/floor and projecting from rear (Using the translucent screen) Menu item...
  • Page 27: Screen Size And Throw Distance

    LT : Maximum distance Attention f Before installing, please read “Precautions for Use”. (x page 14) Projection distance For PT-VZ570 All measurements below are approximate and may differ slightly from the actual measurements. (Unit: m) Projection 4:3 aspect ratio 16:9 aspect ratio...
  • Page 28 Chapter 2 Getting Started - Setting up For PT-VW530 All measurements below are approximate and may differ slightly from the actual measurements. (Unit: m) Projection 4:3 aspect ratio 16:9 aspect ratio 16:10 aspect ratio size Minimum Maximum Minimum Maximum Minimum Maximum Screen Height position...
  • Page 29: Adjusting Adjustable Feet

    Chapter 2 Getting Started - Setting up For PT-VZ570 4:3 aspect ratio 16:9 aspect ratio 16:10 aspect ratio Screen height (SH) = 0.6 × SD = 0.490 × SD = 0.530 × SD Screen width (SW) = 0.8 × SD = 0.872 ×...
  • Page 30 Chapter 2 Getting Started - Setting up r Top view Vertical lens shift dial PT-VZ570 Standard projection position Projection screen width PT-VW530 Standard projection position Projection screen width PT-VX600 Standard projection position Projection screen width Attention f If various types of distortion occur on the projected image, perform [SCREEN ADJUSTMENT] from the [POSITION] menu.
  • Page 31: Connecting

    Chapter 2 Getting Started - Connecting Connecting Before connecting f Before connecting, carefully read the operating instructions for the external device to be connected. f Turn off the power switch of the devices before connecting cables. f Take note of the following points before connecting the cables. Failure to do so may result in malfunctions. - When connecting a cable to a device connected to the projector or the projector itself, touch any nearby metallic objects to eliminate static electricity from your body before performing work.
  • Page 32: Connecting Example : Av Equipment

    Chapter 2 Getting Started - Connecting <HDMI 1 IN> terminal and <HDMI 2 IN> terminal pin assignments and signal names Outside view Pin No. Signal names Pin No. Signal names T.M.D.S data 2+ T.M.D.S clock shield T.M.D.S clock - T.M.D.S data 2 shield Even-numbered pins T.M.D.S data 2 - T.M.D.S data 1+...
  • Page 33: Connecting Example : Computers

    Chapter 2 Getting Started - Connecting Connecting example : Computers Control computer Computer Computer Computer Audio equipment Control computer Attention f When connecting the projector to a computer or an external device, use the power cord supplied with each device and commercially available shielded cables.
  • Page 34: Chapter 3 Basic Operations

    Basic Operations Chapter 3 This chapter describes basic operations to start with. 34 - ENGLISH...
  • Page 35: Powering On/Off The Projector

    Chapter 3 Basic Operations - Powering on/off the projector Powering on/off the projector Connecting the power cord Make sure that the supplied power cord is securely fixed to the projector body to prevent it from being removed easily. For details of power cord handling, refer to “Read this first!”. (x page 2) Attaching Check the shapes of the <AC IN>...
  • Page 36: Powering On The Projector

    Chapter 3 Basic Operations - Powering on/off the projector *2 The indicator will light as the following order: 2.0 seconds (light) → 2.0 seconds (off) *3 The indicator will light as the following order: 0.5 seconds (light) → 0.5 seconds (off) Note f If the power indicator <ON (G)/STANDBY (R)>...
  • Page 37: Making Adjustments And Selections

    Chapter 3 Basic Operations - Powering on/off the projector Initial setting (projector setup) Set each item. Press as to select an item. Item Description Page Set [PROJECTION METHOD] depending on the installation mode. [PROJECTION METHOD] After completed the initial setting, you can change the setting from the [PROJECTOR SETUP] menu →...
  • Page 38: Powering Off The Projector

    Chapter 3 Basic Operations - Powering on/off the projector Move the vertical lens shift dial to adjust the position of the image. If the input signal is an analog RGB signal, press the <AUTO SETUP> button on the control panel or the remote control.
  • Page 39: Projecting

    Chapter 3 Basic Operations - Projecting Projecting Check the connections of the peripheral devices (x page 31) and connection of the power cord (x page 35) and powering on the projector (x page 36) to start the projector. Select the image and adjust the state of the image. Selecting the input signal Select an input signal.
  • Page 40: Basic Operations By Using The Remote Control

    Chapter 3 Basic Operations - Basic operations by using the remote control Basic operations by using the remote control Using the AUTO SETUP function The automatic setup function can be used to automatically adjust the resolution, clock phase, and image position when analog RGB signals consisting of bitmap images such as computer signals are being input.
  • Page 41: Controlling The Volume Of The Speaker

    Chapter 3 Basic Operations - Basic operations by using the remote control Controlling the volume of the speaker You can control the volume of the projector’s speaker or audio output. buttons Press the <VOL +> button / <VOL -> button on the remote control. f You can also press qw on the control panel.
  • Page 42: Using The Digital Zoom Function

    Chapter 3 Basic Operations - Basic operations by using the remote control Using the DIGITAL ZOOM function (Only for still image-based computer (RGB) / still image-based HDMI signals input) You can enlarge the center area. You can also change the location of the area to be enlarged. buttons Press the <D.ZOOM +>...
  • Page 43: Using The Av Mute Function

    Chapter 3 Basic Operations - Basic operations by using the remote control f When [MIC] is set to [ON], the audio of MIC can be output even during FREEZE. Using the AV MUTE function If the projector is not used for a certain period of time during the meeting intermission, for example, it is possible to turn off the audio and image temporarily.
  • Page 44 Chapter 3 Basic Operations - Basic operations by using the remote control Press the <ID SET> button on the remote control. Within five seconds, press the one-digit ID number set on the projector using the number (<1> - <6>) buttons. f If you press the <ID ALL>...
  • Page 45: Chapter 4 Settings

    Settings Chapter 4 This chapter describes the settings and adjustments you can make using the on-screen menu. ENGLISH - 45...
  • Page 46: Menu Navigation

    Chapter 4 Settings - Menu Navigation Menu Navigation The on-screen menu (Menu) is used to perform various settings and adjustments of the projector. Navigating through the menu Operating procedure button Press the <MENU> button on the remote control or the control panel. f The main menu screen appears.
  • Page 47: Resetting Adjustment Values To The Factory Default

    Chapter 4 Settings - Menu Navigation Note f Pressing the <MENU> button or <RETURN> button while the menu screen is displayed returns to the previous menu. f Some items may not be adjusted or used for certain signal formats to be input to the projector. The menu items that cannot be adjusted or used are shown in gray characters, and they cannot be selected.
  • Page 48: [Position]

    Chapter 4 Settings - Menu Navigation Sub-menu item Factory default Page [BRIGHTNESS] [COLOR]* [TINT]* [SHARPNESS] [COLOR TEMPERATURE] [DEFAULT] [IRIS] [ON] [ADVANCED MENU] [DAYLIGHT VIEW] [AUTO] [DIGITAL CINEMA REALITY]* [ON] [NOISE REDUCTION]* [OFF] [TV-SYSTEM]* [AUTO] [RGB/YP ] / [RGB/YC [AUTO] *1 It may be different depending on the input signal. *2 Only for movie-based signals.
  • Page 49: [Security]

    Chapter 4 Settings - Menu Navigation Sub-menu item Factory default Page [INITIAL START UP] [LAST MEMORY] [PROJECTION METHOD] [FRONT/DESK] [LAMP POWER] [NORMAL] [ECO MANAGEMENT] [EMULATE] [DEFAULT] [FUNCTION BUTTON] [AUDIO SETTING] [TEST PATTERN] [FILTER COUNTER] [INITIALIZE ALL] [SECURITY] Sub-menu item Factory Default Page [PASSWORD] [OFF]...
  • Page 50: [Picture] Menu

    Chapter 4 Settings - [PICTURE] menu [PICTURE] menu On the menu screen, select [PICTURE] from the main menu, and select an item from the submenu. Æ Refer to "Navigating through the menu" ( page 46) for the operation of the menu screen. fAfter selecting the item, press asqw to set.
  • Page 51: [Color]

    Chapter 4 Settings - [PICTURE] menu Operation Adjustment Adjustment range Increases the brightness of the dark (black) parts of the screen. Press the w button. -32 ~ +32 Reduces the brightness of the dark (black) parts of the screen. Press the q button. [COLOR] (Only for movie-based signal input) You can adjust the color saturation of the projected image.
  • Page 52: [Iris]

    Chapter 4 Settings - [PICTURE] menu [DEFAULT] Factory default setting. [HIGH] Becomes a bluish image. Select this when the white areas of the projected image are reddish. [LOW] Becomes a reddish image. Select this when the white areas of the projected image are bluish. [IRIS] Aperture correction and signal compensation are performed automatically based on the image to result in an image of optimum contrast.
  • Page 53: [Digital Cinema Reality]

    Chapter 4 Settings - [PICTURE] menu Note f [DAYLIGHT VIEW] cannot be set to [AUTO] when the [PROJECTOR SETUP] menu → [PROJECTION METHOD] is set to [REAR/DESK] or [REAR/CEILING]. f The [AUTO] mode may not function properly if an object is placed on the top of the projector. [DIGITAL CINEMA REALITY] (Only for movie-based signal input) You can improve the vertical resolution of 2-2 and 2-3 pull down video.
  • Page 54 Chapter 4 Settings - [PICTURE] menu Press qw or the <ENTER> button. f The [RGB/YP ] or [RGB/YC ] individual adjustment screen is displayed. Press qw to switch the item. f The items will switch each time you press the button. [AUTO] The sync signal automatically selects the signal [RGB] / [YP ] / [YC...
  • Page 55: [Position] Menu

    Chapter 4 Settings - [POSITION] menu [POSITION] menu On the menu screen, select [POSITION] from the main menu, and select an item from the submenu. Æ Refer to "Navigating through the menu" ( page 46) for the operation of the menu screen. fAfter selecting the item, press asqw to set.
  • Page 56 Chapter 4 Settings - [POSITION] menu Items Operation Adjustment Press the q button. Left side will be smaller. Right side will be smaller. Press the w button. Upper will be smaller. Press the a button. Lower will be smaller. Press the s button. Setting [CORNER CORRECTION] Press as to select [SCREEN ADJUSTMENT].
  • Page 57: [Screen Adjustment] (For Pt-Vz570)

    Screen size will also change when [KEYSTONE] is used to perform various adjustments. f Aspect ratio of the image size may shift depending on the correction. [SCREEN ADJUSTMENT] (For PT-VZ570) You can correct the trapezoidal distortion and the curved distortion of the projected image. Press as to select [SCREEN ADJUSTMENT].
  • Page 58 Chapter 4 Settings - [POSITION] menu [LENS THROW RATIO] Set the throw ratio for the lens used. [KEYSTONE] Adjusts when the trapezoid of the projected image is distorted. [BALANCE] Adjusts according to the lens shift range in the horizontal or vertical direction. Adjusting [LENS THROW RATIO] Press as to select [SCREEN ADJUSTMENT].
  • Page 59 Chapter 4 Settings - [POSITION] menu Press as to select [KEYSTONE]. Press the <ENTER> button. f The [KEYSTONE] screen is displayed. Press as to select [BALANCE]. Press the <ENTER> button. f The [BALANCE] individual adjustment screen is displayed. Press as to adjust the balance. [VERTICAL BALANCE] [HORIZO Adjustment...
  • Page 60: [Shift]

    Chapter 4 Settings - [POSITION] menu Press as to select the item to adjust, then press the <ENTER> button. f The [CURVED CORRECTION] individual adjustment screen is displayed. Press as to select one item to adjust. [LENS THROW RATIO] Adjusts when the throw ratio of projector lens is changed. [KEYSTONE] Adjusts when the trapezoid of the projected image is distorted.
  • Page 61: [Dot Clock]

    Chapter 4 Settings - [POSITION] menu Note f Depending on the input signal, if the adjustment of [SHIFT] exceeds the effective adjustment range of the input signal, the position of the image cannot be changed. Please adjust [SHIFT] within an effective adjustment range. [DOT CLOCK] (Only for computer (RGB) signals input) Use this function to adjust and minimize the effect of interference caused by projection of patterns consisting of vertical stripes.
  • Page 62: [Frame Lock]

    Chapter 4 Settings - [POSITION] menu [NORMAL] Displays images without changing the aspect ratio of the input signals. The aspect ratio is automatically switched to the optimum aspect ratio when an aspect ratio [AUTO] identifier is included in the input signal. Displays images with the aspect ratio converted to 16:9 when standard signals are input.
  • Page 63: [Language] Menu

    Chapter 4 Settings - [LANGUAGE] menu [LANGUAGE] menu On the menu screen, select [LANGUAGE] from the main menu, and select an item from the submenu. Æ Refer to "Navigating through the menu" ( page 46) for the operation of the menu screen. fPress as to select a language, and press <ENTER>...
  • Page 64: [Display Option] Menu

    The items will switch each time you press the button as following: [CENTER] → [UPPER LEFT] → [UPPER RIGHT] → [LOWER LEFT] → [LOWER RIGHT] → [CENTER] → ... [OSD SIZE] (Only for PT-VZ570) Set the size of the menu screen (OSD). Press as to select [ON-SCREEN DISPLAY].
  • Page 65: [Hdmi Signal Level]

    Chapter 4 Settings - [DISPLAY OPTION] menu Press as to select [OSD SIZE]. Press qw to switch the item. [NORMAL] Use this setting normally. [DOUBLE] Double angle size (height and width will become two times) of [NORMAL]. [WARNING MESSAGE] Set the display/hide of the warning message. Press as to select [ON-SCREEN DISPLAY].
  • Page 66: [Screen Setting]

    Adjusts the vertical position. Press as to select [SCREEN POSITION]. f For PT-VZ570 and PT-VW530, if [SCREEN FORMAT] is set to [16:10], adjustment of [SCREEN POSITION] is not available. f For PT-VX600, if [SCREEN FORMAT] is set to [4:3], adjustment of [SCREEN POSITION] is not available.
  • Page 67: [Startup Logo]

    Press qw to switch the item. f The items will switch each time you press the button. [OFF] Disables the startup logo display. [DEFAULT LOGO] Displays the Panasonic logo. [USER LOGO] Displays the image registered by the user. Note f The startup logo will disappear in approximately 30 seconds.
  • Page 68: [Wide Mode]

    [BLUE] Displays the entire projection area in blue. [BLACK] Displays the entire projection area in black. [DEFAULT LOGO] Displays the Panasonic logo. [USER LOGO] Displays the image registered by the user. Note f To create/register the [USER LOGO] image, use “Logo Transfer Software” included in the supplied CD-ROM.
  • Page 69: [Other Functions]

    Chapter 4 Settings - [DISPLAY OPTION] menu Note f [TIMER] is enabled when [MODE] is set to [COUNT DOWN]. Using the presentation timer Press as to select [P-TIMER]. Press the <ENTER> button. f The [P-TIMER] screen is displayed. Press as to select the item, and press the <ENTER> button. [START] The count is started.
  • Page 70: [Projector Setup] Menu

    Chapter 4 Settings - [PROJECTOR SETUP] menu [PROJECTOR SETUP] menu On the menu screen, select [PROJECTOR SETUP] from the main menu, and select an item from the submenu. Æ Refer to "Navigating through the menu" ( page 46) for the operation of the menu screen. fAfter selecting the item, press asqw to set.
  • Page 71: [Projector Id]

    Chapter 4 Settings - [PROJECTOR SETUP] menu [COMPUTER2 IN] When input the computer signal. [COMPUTER1 OUT] Outputs the signal which has been input <COMPUTER 1 IN> terminal. Note f The [COMPUTER2 SELECT] will be unavailable when [COMPUTER2] is selected as input source. [PROJECTOR ID] The projector has an ID number setting function that can be used when multiple projectors are used side by side to enable simultaneous control or individual control via a single remote control.
  • Page 72: [Eco Management]

    Chapter 4 Settings - [PROJECTOR SETUP] menu f The items will switch each time you press the button. [NORMAL] Select when high luminance is required. [ECO] Select when high luminance is not required. Note f Set it to [ECO] rather than [NORMAL] when you want to reduce power consumption, extend the life of lamp and reduce operation noise.
  • Page 73: [Emulate]

    When controlling the projector on a computer via the <SERIAL IN> terminal, set use of control commands on a previously purchased Panasonic projector. This allows the control software for an existing Panasonic projector to be inherited and used. Press as to select [EMULATE].
  • Page 74: [Audio Setting]

    Chapter 4 Settings - [PROJECTOR SETUP] menu f The [FUNCTION BUTTON] screen is displayed. Press the <ENTER> button. When the confirmation message is displayed, select [OK] and press the <ENTER> button. Note f You can also cancel the assigned settings by displaying the on-screen menu, selecting the menu item to be canceled (main menu, submenu, or details menu), and then pressing the <FUNCTION>...
  • Page 75: [Test Pattern]

    Chapter 4 Settings - [PROJECTOR SETUP] menu f The [AUDIO SETTING] screen is displayed. Press as to select one item of [AUDIO IN SELECT]. [COMPUTER1] Set the audio output when [COMPUTER1] input is selected. [COMPUTER2] Set the audio output when [COMPUTER2] input is selected. [VIDEO] Set the audio output when [VIDEO] input is selected.
  • Page 76: [Filter Counter]

    Chapter 4 Settings - [PROJECTOR SETUP] menu Note f The initial setting is All white. The initial screen is Cross hatch if you have assigned it to the <FUNCTION> button. [FILTER COUNTER] This function is used to reset the filter use time and set the notification display. Press as to select [FILTER COUNTER].
  • Page 77: [Security] Menu

    Chapter 4 Settings - [SECURITY] menu [SECURITY] menu On the menu screen, select [SECURITY] from the main menu, and select an item from the submenu. Æ Refer to "Navigating through the menu" ( page 46) for the operation of the menu screen. f When the projector is used for the first time Initial password: Press awsqawsq in order, and press the <ENTER>...
  • Page 78: [Text Display]

    Chapter 4 Settings - [SECURITY] menu Note f The entered password is displayed with "" mark on the screen. f An error message is displayed on the screen when the entered password is incorrect. Re-enter the correct password. f If numbers have been used for the security password, the security password will need to be initialized again if the remote control is lost.
  • Page 79: [Control Device Setup]

    Chapter 4 Settings - [SECURITY] menu [CONTROL DEVICE SETUP] Enable/disable the button operations on the control panel and the remote control. Press as to select [CONTROL DEVICE SETUP]. Press the <ENTER> button. f The [CONTROL DEVICE SETUP] screen is displayed. Press as to select one item between [CONTROL PANEL] and [REMOTE CONTROLLER].
  • Page 80: [Network] Menu

    Chapter 4 Settings - [NETWORK] menu [NETWORK] menu On the menu screen, select [NETWORK] from the main menu, and select an item from the submenu. Æ Refer to "Navigating through the menu" ( page 46) for the operation of the menu screen. fAfter selecting the item, press asqw to set.
  • Page 81: [Network Control]

    Chapter 4 Settings - [NETWORK] menu Note f [Name □□□□] (□□□□ is 4-digit number) is set before the projector leaves the factory. [NETWORK CONTROL] Set when you want to control the projector from a computer connected to the network. Press as to select [NETWORK CONTROL]. Press qw to switch the item.
  • Page 82: Network Connections

    Chapter 4 Settings - [NETWORK] menu Network connections The projector has a network function, and the following operations are available from the computer using the web browser control. f Setting and adjustment of the projector. f Display of the projector status. f Transmission of an E-mail message when there is a problem with the projector.
  • Page 83: Accessing From The Web Browser

    Enter the IP address set on the projector into the URL entry field of the web browser. Enter the user name and the password. f The factory default setting of the user name is user1 (user rights)/admin1 (administrator rights) and the password is panasonic (lower case). Click [OK]. f The [Projector status] page is displayed.
  • Page 84 Chapter 4 Settings - [NETWORK] menu Note Æ f If you use a web browser to control the projector, set [NETWORK CONTROL] to [ON] in [NETWORK]. ( page 81) f Do not perform setting or control simultaneously by starting up multiple web browsers. Do not set or control the projector from multiple computers.
  • Page 85: Error Information Page

    Chapter 4 Settings - [NETWORK] menu 8 [AV MUTE] 12 [EXHAUST AIR TEMPERATURE] Displays the AV mute status. Displays the status of the exhaust air temperature of the projector. 9 [VOLUME] 13 [LAMP RUNTIME] Displays the volume status. Displays the runtime of the lamp (converted value). 10 [INPUT] 14 [SELF TEST] Displays the status of the selected input.
  • Page 86 Chapter 4 Settings - [NETWORK] menu [Network status] page Click [Status] → [Network status]. The current network setting status is displayed. [Basic control] page Click [Projector control] → [Basic control]. 1 [INPUT] 4 [AV MUTE] Switches the input signal. Switches between AV mute on/off. 2 [VOLUME] 5 [POWER] Adjusts the volume level.
  • Page 87 Chapter 4 Settings - [NETWORK] menu [Network config] page Click [Detailed set up] → [Network config]. Click [Network config]. f The [CAUTION!] screen is displayed. Select the item which you want to change the setting, then click [Next]. f The current setting is displayed. Click [Change] button.
  • Page 88 Chapter 4 Settings - [NETWORK] menu [Ping test] page Check whether the network is connected to the mail server, POP server, DNS server, etc. Click [Detailed set up] → [Ping test]. 1 [Input IP address] 3 Example of display when the connection has Enter the IP address of the server to be tested.
  • Page 89 Chapter 4 Settings - [NETWORK] menu 7 [E-MAIL ADDRESS 1]/[E-MAIL ADDRESS 2] [LAMP RUNTIME]: Enter the E-mail address to be sent. Leave [E-MAIL An E-mail message is sent when the remaining lamp on ADDRESS 2] blank when two E-mail addresses are not to time for the lamp has reached the value set at the right be used.
  • Page 90: Contents Of Mail Sent

    Chapter 4 Settings - [NETWORK] menu Contents of mail sent Example of E-mail sent when E-mail is set Mail with the contents shown below is sent when the e-mail settings have been established. === Panasonic projector report(CONFIGURE) === Projector Type : PT-VX600 Serial No...
  • Page 91 Chapter 4 Settings - [NETWORK] menu Example of E-mail sent for an error Mail with the contents shown below is sent when an error has occurred. === Panasonic projector report(ERROR) === Projector Type : PT-VX600 Serial No : SH1234567 -----...
  • Page 92 Chapter 4 Settings - [NETWORK] menu [ECO management set up] page You can make settings for the ECO management function of the projector. Click [Detailed set up] → [ECO management set up]. 1 [LAMP POWER] 5 [AV MUTE DETECTION] Selects the [LAMP POWER] setting. Enable ([ON])/disable ([OFF]) the AV mute detection function.
  • Page 93 Chapter 4 Settings - [NETWORK] menu [Administrator] account 1 [Account] [Password]: Displays the account to change. Enter the desired new password. (Up to 16 characters in single byte) 2 [Current] [Password (Retype)]: [User name]: Enter the desired new password again. Enter the user name before the change.
  • Page 94 Chapter 4 Settings - [NETWORK] menu [Change password] (For user rights) Only the change of password is enabled under the user rights. 1 [Old Password] 3 [Retype] Enter the current password. Enter the desired new password again. 2 [New Password] 4 [OK] Enter the desired new password.
  • Page 95 Chapter 4 Settings - [NETWORK] menu [Tools] page Click [Tools] on the control page. 1 [Control System] [DHCP] Displays the current setting. Set the information required for communicating with the [IpAddress] controller to be connected with the projector. Displays the current setting. 2 [User Password] [SubnetMask] Set the user rights password for the Crestron...
  • Page 96 Chapter 4 Settings - [NETWORK] menu [Help] page Click [Help] on the control page. The [Help Desk] window is displayed. 1 [Help Desk] Send/receive messages to/from an administrator who uses Crestron Connected™. 96 - ENGLISH...
  • Page 97: Chapter 5 Maintenance

    Maintenance Chapter 5 This chapter describes methods of inspection when there are problems, maintenance, and replacement of the units. ENGLISH - 97...
  • Page 98: Lamp And Temperature Indicators

    Chapter 5 Maintenance - Lamp and Temperature indicators Lamp and Temperature indicators When an indicator lights up If a problem should occur inside the projector, the lamp indicator <LAMP> and the emperature indicator <TEMP> will inform you by lighting or blinking. Check the status of the indicators and remedy the indicated problems as follows. Attention f Before you take a remedial measure, follow the procedure of switching the power off indicated in “Powering Off the Projector”.
  • Page 99: Maintenance/Replacement

    Chapter 5 Maintenance - Maintenance/replacement Maintenance/replacement Before performing maintenance/replacement f Make sure to turn off the power before maintaining the projector or replacing the unit. (x page 38) f When switching off the projector, make sure to follow the procedures in “Powering Off the Projector”. (x page 38) Maintenance Outer case Wipe off dirt and dust with a soft, dry cloth.
  • Page 100: Lamp Unit

    Chapter 5 Maintenance - Maintenance/replacement Attach the optional Replacement Filter Unit (Model No.: ET-RFV400) to the projector. f Hold the air filter unit that the tab is in left side in the figure, put the right side in the figure first, and press the tab until make a click sound.
  • Page 101 Chapter 5 Maintenance - Maintenance/replacement Attention f Panasonic takes no responsibility for any damage or malfunction of the product resulting from use of lamp units which are not manufactured by Panasonic. Use only specified lamp units. Note f The model numbers of accessories and optional accessories are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Page 102 Chapter 5 Maintenance - Maintenance/replacement Use a Phillips screwdriver to loosen the three lamp unit fixing screws (×3) until they turn freely. Hold the used lamp unit by its handles, and pull it gently from the projector. Lamp unit fixing screws Handles Insert the new lamp unit in correct direction.
  • Page 103: Troubleshooting

    Chapter 5 Maintenance - Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Please check following points. For details, see the corresponding pages. Reference Problem Cause page f The power cord may not be connected. f No electric supply is at the wall outlet. — Power does not turn f The circuit breakers have tripped.
  • Page 104: Chapter 6 Appendix

    Appendix Chapter 6 This chapter describes specifications and after-sales service for the projector. 104 - ENGLISH...
  • Page 105: Technical Information

    INST ? query Returns the name set in [NAME CHANGE] of NAME ? Projector name query ××××× [NETWORK]. Manufacturer name INF1 ? Panasonic Returns manufacturer name. query VZ570 INF2 ? Model name query VW530 Returns model name. VX600 INF0 ? Other information query ×××××...
  • Page 106: Control Commands Via Lan

    “xxxxxx:yyyyy:zzzzzzzz” xxxxxx : Administrator rights user name for WEB CONTROL (Default user name is “admin1”) yyyyy : Password of above administrator rights user (Default password is “panasonic”) zzzzzzzz : 8-byte random number obtained in Step 2 Command transmission method Transmit using the following command format.
  • Page 107 Chapter 6 Appendix - Technical Information When WEB Control administrator rights password is not set (Non-protect mode) Connection method Obtain the IP address and port number (Initial set value = 1 024) of the projector and make a request for connection to the projector. f Acquire the IP address from the menu screen of the projector, and the port number from the WEB control page.
  • Page 108: Serial In> Terminal

    Chapter 6 Appendix - Technical Information <SERIAL IN> terminal The <SERIAL IN> terminal of the projector conforms with RS-232C so that the projector can be connected to and controlled from a computer. Connection Connecting terminals on projector Computer D-Sub 9p (female) D-Sub 9p (male) Communication cable (straight) Pin assignments and signal names...
  • Page 109: Basic Format

    Chapter 6 Appendix - Technical Information Basic format Transmission from the computer starts with STX, then the ID, command, parameter, and ETX are sent in this order. Add parameters according to the details of control. ID designate ZZ, 01 to 06 (2 byte) Colon(1 byte) 3 command characters (3 bytes)
  • Page 110: [Menu Lock Password] Operations

    Chapter 6 Appendix - Technical Information Cable specifications [When connected to a computer] Projector Computer (<SERIAL IN> terminal) (DTE specifications) Control commands When controlling the projector from a computer, the following commands are available. r Projector control command Command Control contents Parameter / return string Remarks Power on...
  • Page 111: List Of Compatible Signals

    Chapter 6 Appendix - Technical Information List of compatible signals The following table specifies the type of signals compatible with the projectors. f Symbols that indicate formats are as follows. g V : VIDEO g R : RGB g Y : YC g H : HDMI Scanning frequency PnP*...
  • Page 112 *7 Only for PT-VZ570 Note f The number of display dots is 1 920 x 1 200 for the PT-VZ570, 1 280 x 800 for the PT-VW530 and 1 024 x 768 for the PT-VX600. A signal with a different resolution will be projected after converting the resolution to match the projector display.
  • Page 113: Specifications

    Power supply AC 100 V - 240 V, 50 Hz / 60 Hz (For other countries) 372 W (3.5 A) (For North America) PT-VZ570 378 W (4.3 A -1.7 A) (For other countries) PT-VW530, 356 W (3.3 A) (For North America) PT-VX600 362 W (4.1 A -1.6 A) (For other countries)
  • Page 114 Chapter 6 Appendix - Specifications PT-VZ570, 16:10 PT-VW530 Screen aspect ratio PT-VX600 4 : 3 [FRONT/DESK], [FRONT/CEILING], [REAR/DESK], [REAR/CEILING] Projection scheme (Menu setting system) Speaker 1 (4.0 cm round-type) Maximum usable volume output 10 W 1 set, high-density D-Sub 15 p (female) [RGB signal] 0.7 V [p-p] 75 Ω...
  • Page 115: Dimensions

    Chapter 6 Appendix - Dimensions Dimensions <Unit : mm (inch)> 389.0 (15-5/16") 104.6 (4-1/8") 337.0 (13-9/32") 250.0 (9-27/32") Actual dimension may differ by product.  ENGLISH - 115...
  • Page 116: Ceiling Mount Bracket Safeguards

    Ask a qualified technician to do the installation work such as mounting the projector on the ceiling. f Panasonic takes no responsibility for any damage to the projector resulting from use of a ceiling mount bracket not manufactured by Panasonic or the inappropriate choice of location for installation, even if the warranty period of the projector has not expired.
  • Page 117: Index

    Chapter 6 Appendix - Index Index [INITIALIZE] ..... . 81 [STARTUP LOGO] ....67 [INITIALIZE ALL] .
  • Page 118 Note for the battery symbol (bottom two symbol examples): This symbol might be used in combination with a chemical symbol. In this case it complies with the requirement set by the Directive for the chemical involved. Panasonic Corporation Web Site : http://panasonic.net/avc/projector/ © Panasonic Corporation 2014 W0714HZ0 -ST...

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