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  • Page 1 trusted dependable most name projector lamp sales. http://www.myprojectorlamps.com http://www.myprojectorlamps.ca http://www.myprojectorlamps.eu The following projector manual has not been modified or altered in any way.
  • Page 2 NP610S/NP510WS User’s Manual NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/NP510W/NP410W NP610S/NP510WS The projector’s model name indicated on the projector’s label is NP610, NP510, NP410, NP405, NP310, NP305, NP510W, NP410W, NP610S, NP510WS, NP610G, NP510G, NP410G, NP405G, NP310G, NP305G, NP510WG, NP410WG, NP610SG, and NP510WSG respectively. All the models are referred to as NP610, NP510, NP410, NP405, NP310, NP305, NP510W, NP410W, NP610S, and NP510WS through- out the user’s manual except some of the specification pages.
  • Page 3 (3) Great care has been taken in the preparation of this user’s manual; however, should you notice any questionable points, errors or omissions, please contact us. (4) Notwithstanding article (3), NEC will not be responsible for any claims on loss of profit or other matters deemed to result from using the Projector.
  • Page 4: Important Information

    Important Information Safety Cautions Precautions Please read this manual carefully before using your NEC NP610, NP510, NP410, NP405, NP310, NP305, NP510W, NP410W, NP610S, and NP510WS projector and keep the manual handy for future reference. CAUTION To turn off main power, be sure to remove the plug from power outlet.
  • Page 5: Important Safeguards

    The Federal Communications Commission does not allow any modifications or changes to the unit EXCEPT those specified by NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc. in this manual. Failure to comply with this government regu- lation could void your right to operate this equipment. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 6 • Do not touch the power plug during a thunderstorm. Doing so can cause electrical shock or fire. • The projector is designed to operate on a power supply of 100-240V AC 50/60 Hz (NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/ NP310/NP305/NP510W/NP410W/NP610S/NP510WS) or 200-240V AC 50/60 Hz (NP610G/NP510G/NP410G/ NP405G/NP310G/NP305G/NP510WG/ NP410WG/NP610SG/NP510WSG).
  • Page 7 Important Information • Handle the power cable carefully. A damaged or frayed power cable can cause electric shock or fire. - Do not use any power cables than the supplied one. - Do not bend or tug the power cable excessively. - Do not place the power cable under the projector, or any heavy object.
  • Page 8: Lamp Replacement

    Important Information Note for US Residents The lamp in this product contains mercury. Please dispose according to Local, State or Federal Laws. Lamp Replacement • To replace the lamp, follow all instructions provided on page 84. Be sure to replace the lamp when the message [THE LAMP HAS REACHED THE END OF ITS USABLE LIFE. •...
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Important Information ....................i 1. Introduction ......................1 1 What’s in the Box? ......................1  Introduction to the Projector ..................2 Congratulations on Your Purchase of the Projector ..........2 Features you’ll enjoy: ....................2 About this user’s manual ..................3 ...
  • Page 10 Table of Contents  Optimizing Computer Signal Automatically ..............37 Adjusting the Image Using Auto Adjust ..............37  Turning Up or Down Volume ..................37 7 Turning off the Projector ....................38  After Use........................39 4. Convenient Features ..................
  • Page 11: Introduction

    • Quick Setup Guide (7N8P9721) DVI to VGA adapter (7N960234) The NP405 and NP305 do not come with the DVI to VGA adapter. Unless otherwise described in the user’s manual, the drawings for the projector cabinet show examples of the NP610.
  • Page 12: Introduction To The Projector

    VGA signal cable. The utility software “Virtual Remote Tool” exclusively for the projector is required to be installed from the accompanying NEC Projector CD-ROM onto your computer. An accompanying NEC Projector CD-ROM includes the utility software “Virtual Remote Tool” exclusively for the projector and user’s manuals in PDF format.
  • Page 13: About This User's Manual

    Auto Keystone feature allows the projector to detect its tilt and correct vertical distortion automatically. • LCD projector with high resolution and high brightness High resolution display - up to UXGA compatible, XGA (NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/NP610S)/ WXGA (NP510W/NP410W/NP510WS) native resolution. • Six picture preset modes for user adjustable picture and color settings Each picture preset mode can be customized and memorized according to your preference.
  • Page 14: Comparative Table Of Main Features

    The main features vary depending on the model as follows. Wide Panel & Short-Throw Standard Models Wide Panel Model Short-Throw Model Model NP610 NP510 NP410 NP405 NP310 NP305 NP510W NP410W NP610S NP510WS Native Aspect Ratio (→ page 90, 92) Standard Wide...
  • Page 15: Part Names Of The Projector

    1. Introduction  Part Names of the Projector Front/Top NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/NP510W/NP410W Controls (→ page 7) Zoom Lever (→ page 32) Security chain opening Attach an anti-theft device. The security chain opening accepts se- Focus Ring curity wires or chains up to 0.18 inch/ (→...
  • Page 16: Rear

    1. Introduction Rear Lamp Cover (→ page 85) Monaural Speaker (7W) Ventilation (inlet) / Filter Cover (→ page 81) Ventilation (outlet) Heated air is exhausted from here. Terminal Panel (→ page 8) Spacer (black rubber) To fine-adjust the height of the rear foot, remove the spacer and rotate the rear foot to the desired height.
  • Page 17: Top Features

    1. Introduction Top Features LAMP STATUS SOURCE AUTO ADJ. 1 2 5 (POWER) Button (→ page 27, 38) 2. POWER Indicator (→ page 26, 38, 87) 3. STATUS Indicator (→ page 87) 4. LAMP Indicator (→ page 84, 87) 5. SOURCE Button (→ page 29) 6.
  • Page 18: Terminal Panel Features

    1. Introduction Terminal Panel Features NP610/NP510/NP410/NP310/NP510W/NP410W/NP610S/NP510WS NP405/NP305 1. COMPUTER 1 IN/ Component Input Connector (Mini D-Sub 15 Pin) (→ page 17, 20, 22) 2. COMPUTER 2 (DVI-I) IN Connector (29 Pin) (HDCP compatible) (→ page 19, 20) (NP610/NP510/NP410/NP310/NP510W/NP410W/ NP610S/NP510WS) COMPUTER 2 IN / Component Input Connector (Mini D-Sub 15 Pin) (→...
  • Page 19: Part Names Of The Remote Control

    1. Introduction  Part Names of the Remote Control POWER MAGNIFY AV-MUTE PAGE DOWN MENU ENTER EXIT L-CLICK R-CLICK MOUSE VIDEO COMPUTER COMPUTER AUTO ADJ. S-VIDEO ECO MODE VOLUME ASPECT HELP PICTURE FREEZE 12. MOUSE R-CLICK Button* (→ page 46, 47) 1.
  • Page 20: Battery Installation

    1. Introduction Battery Installation Press firmly and slide the battery Install new batteries (AAA). Ensure Slip the cover back over the bat- cover off. that you have the batteries’ polarity teries until it snaps into place. Do (+/−) aligned correctly. not mix different types of batteries or new and old batteries.
  • Page 21: Installation And Connections

    Selecting a Location NOTE: Throw distances vary depending on the model. [NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305] The further your projector is from the screen or wall, the larger the image. The minimum size the image can be is approximately 21" (0.53 m) measured diagonally when the projector is roughly 30 inches (0.8 m) from the wall or screen.
  • Page 22 2. Installation and Connections [NP510W/NP410W] The further your projector is from the screen or wall, the larger the image. The minimum size the image can be is approximately 21" (0.53 m) measured diagonally when the projector is roughly 31 inches (0.8 m) from the wall or screen.
  • Page 23 2. Installation and Connections [NP610S] The further your projector is from the screen or wall, the larger the image. The minimum size the image can be is ap- proximately 60" (1.52 m) measured diagonally when the projector is roughly 35 inches (0.9 m) from the wall or screen. The largest the image can be is 110"...
  • Page 24 2. Installation and Connections [NP510WS] The further your projector is from the screen or wall, the larger the image. The minimum size the image can be is ap- proximately 57" (1.45 m) measured diagonally when the projector is roughly 36 inches (0.9 m) from the wall or screen. The largest the image can be is 104"...
  • Page 25: Throw Distance And Screen Size

    Throw Distance and Screen Size The following shows the proper relative positions of the projector and screen. Refer to the table to determine the position of installation. Distance Chart [NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/NP510W/NP410W] B = Vertical distance between lens center and screen center...
  • Page 26: Reflecting The Image

    Contact your NEC dealer if you need a mirror * Do not attempt to install the projector yourself. system. If you’re using a mirror system and your image is inverted, use the MENU and ...
  • Page 27: Making Connections

    Usually, the combination of the “Fn” key along with one of the 12 function keys gets the external display to come on or off. For example, NEC laptops use Fn + F3, while Dell laptops use Fn + F8 key combinations to toggle through external display selections.
  • Page 28 COMPUTER 2 (COMPUTER 2) NOTE: The projector is not compatible with video decoded outputs of the NEC ISS-6020 switcher. NOTE: An image may not be displayed correctly when a Video or S-Video source is played back via a commercially available scan converter.
  • Page 29: When Viewing A Dvi Digital Signal (Except Np405 And Np305)

    2. Installation and Connections When Viewing a DVI Digital Signal (except NP405 and NP305) To project a DVI digital signal, be sure to connect the PC and the projector using a DVI cable (not supplied) before turning on your PC or projector. Turn on the projector first and select Computer 2 (Digital) from the source menu before turning on your PC.
  • Page 30: Using Two Analog Computer Inputs Simultaneously

    2. Installation and Connections Using Two Analog COMPUTER Inputs Simultaneously If you need to use two analog COMPUTER inputs simultaneously, connect a VGA signal cable as shown below. NP405/NP305 COMPUTER 2 (DVI-I) IN COMPUTER 1 IN AUDIO IN COMPUTER 2 IN DVI to VGA adapter (supplied) Audio cable (not supplied)
  • Page 31: Connecting An External Monitor

    2. Installation and Connections Connecting an External Monitor AUDIO OUT MONITOR OUT (COMP 1) VGA signal cable (not supplied) VGA signal cable (sup- plied) AUDIO PHONE You can connect a separate, external monitor to your projector to simultaneously view on a monitor the computer analog image you’re projecting.
  • Page 32: Connecting Your Dvd Player With Component Output

    A component signal will be automatically displayed. If not, from the menu, select [SETUP] → [OPTIONS(1)] → [SIGNAL SELECT] → [COMPUTER1], and then place a check mark in the Component radio button. • Select the source name for its appropriate input connector after turning on the projector. [NP610/NP510/NP410/NP310/NP510W/NP410W/NP610S/NP510WS] SOURCE button on the projector Input connector...
  • Page 33: Connecting Your Vcr

    2. Installation and Connections 2. Installation and Connections Connecting Your VCR S-VIDEO IN AUDIO IN VIDEO IN S-Video cable (not supplied) Audio cable (not supplied) Video cable (not supplied) Audio equipment VIDEO S-VIDEO AUDIO IN AUDIO OUT VIDEO OUT Audio cable (not supplied) •...
  • Page 34: Connecting To A Network (Except Np405 And Np305)

    2. Installation and Connections Connecting to a Network (except NP405 and NP305) The projector comes standard with a LAN port (RJ-45) which provides a LAN connection using a LAN cable. Using a LAN cable allows you to specify the Network Settings and the Alert Mail Settings for the projector over a LAN. To use a LAN connection, you are required to assign an IP address to the projector on the [PROJECTOR NETWORK SETTINGS] screen of the web browser on your computer.
  • Page 35: Connecting The Supplied Power Cable

    2. Installation and Connections Connecting the Supplied Power Cable Connect the supplied power cable to the projector. First connect the supplied power cable’s two-pin plug to the AC IN of the projector, and then connect the other plug of the supplied power cable in the wall outlet. To wall outlet ←...
  • Page 36: Projecting An Image (Basic Operation)

    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) This section describes how to turn on the projector and to project a picture onto the screen. 1 Turning on the Projector NOTE: • The projector has two power switches: a main power switch and a (POWER) button (POWER ON and OFF on the remote control).
  • Page 37 (→ page 87) NOTE: When no signal is available, the NEC logo, blue (default), or black screen will be displayed. When the projector displays the NEC logo, a blue or black screen, the projector will automatically switch to [ECO MODE].
  • Page 38: Note On Startup Screen (Menu Language Select Screen)

    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) Note on Startup screen (Menu Language Select screen) When you first turn on the projector, you will get the Startup menu. This menu gives you the opportunity to select one of the 21 menu languages. To select a menu language, follow these steps: 1.
  • Page 39: Selecting A Source

    Press and hold the SOURCE button for a minimum of 2 seconds, the projector will search for the next available input source. Each time you press and hold the SOURCE button for a minimum of 2 seconds, the [NP610/NP510/NP410/NP310/NP510W/ input source will change as follows: NP410W/NP610S/NP510WS] COMPUTER1 →...
  • Page 40: Adjusting The Picture Size And Position

    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation)  Adjusting the Picture Size and Position Use the adjustable tilt foot, the zoom function or the focus ring to adjust the picture size and position. In this chapter drawings and cables are omitted for clarity. Adjusting the throw angle (the height of an image) Adjusting the left and right tilt of an image [Tilt foot] (→...
  • Page 41: Adjust The Tilt Foot

    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) Adjust the Tilt Foot 1. Lift the front edge of the projector. CAUTION: Do not try to touch the ventilation outlet during Tilt Foot adjustment as it can become heated while the projector is turned on and after it is turned off.
  • Page 42: Zoom

    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) Zoom [NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/NP510W/NP410W] Use the ZOOM lever to adjust the image size on the screen. Zoom Lever [NP610S/NP510WS] The image size can be adjusted electronically from the menu. To do so, follow the steps below.
  • Page 43: Focus

    4. Use the  or  button to adjust the image size. 5. After completing adjustment, press the EXIT button three times. The menu will be closed. Focus [NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/NP510W/NP410W] Use the FOCUS ring to obtain the best focus. Focus Ring [NP610S/NP510WS] Use the FOCUS lever to obtain the best focus.
  • Page 44: Correcting Keystone Distortion

    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation)  Correcting Keystone Distortion Correcting Keystone Distortion If the screen is tilted vertically, keystone distortion becomes large. Proceed with the following steps to correct keystone distortion NOTE: • The Keystone correction can cause an image to be slightly blurred because the correction is made electronically. •...
  • Page 45: Adjusting From The Menu

    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) Adjusting from the menu 1. Press the MENU button. The menu will be displayed. 2. Press the  button to select [SETUP] and press the ENTER button. The [GENERAL] screen will be displayed. 3. Press the  button to select [KEYSTONE]. 4.
  • Page 46: Adjusting With The Auto Keystone Function

    The menu will be closed. NOTE: • The maximum range of vertical keystone correction is +/−30 degrees on the NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/NP510W/ NP410W and +/−20 degrees on the NP610S/NP510WS. The maximum range of keystone correction may be lower depending on the signal or aspect ratio selection.
  • Page 47: Optimizing Computer Signal Automatically

    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation)  Optimizing Computer Signal Automatically Adjusting the Image Using Auto Adjust Optimizing a computer image automatically. Press the AUTO ADJ. button to optimize a computer image automatically. This adjustment may be necessary when you connect your computer for the first time. [Poor picture] MENU L-CLICK...
  • Page 48: Turning Off The Projector

    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation) 7 Turning off the Projector To turn off the projector: MENU 1. First, press the (POWER) button on the projector POWER MAGNIFY AV-MUTE PAGE cabinet or the POWER OFF button on the remote con- trol.
  • Page 49: After Use

    3. Projecting an Image (Basic Operation)  After Use Preparation: Make sure that the projector is turned off. 1. Unplug the power cable. 2. Disconnect any other cables. 3. Retract adjustable tilt foot if extended. 4. Cover the lens with the lens cap. 5.
  • Page 50: Convenient Features

    4. Convenient Features 1 Turning off the Image and Sound Press the AV-MUTE button to turn off the image and sound for a short POWER MAGNIFY AV-MUTE PAGE period of time. Press again to restore the image and sound. DOWN MENU NOTE: •...
  • Page 51: Changing Eco Mode

    STATUS [ON] Select this mode to increase the lamp life (approx. Steady Green light LAMP 70% Brightness on NP610/NP510W/NP410W/ STATUS NP610S/NP510WS and approx. 80% Brightness on NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305). To turn on the [ECO MODE], do the following: 1. Press the ECO MODE button on the remote control to display [ECO MODE] screen.
  • Page 52: Checking Energy-Saving Effect [Carbon Meter]

    4. Convenient Features  Checking Energy-Saving Effect [CARBON METER] This feature will show energy-saving effect in terms of CO2 emission reduction (kg) when the projector’s [ECO MODE] is set to [ON]. This feature is called as [CARBON METER]. There are two messages: [TOTAL CARBON SAVINGS] and [CARBON SAVINGS-SESSION]. The [TOTAL CARBON SAVINGS] message shows the total amount of CO2 emission reduction from the time of shipment up to now.You can check the information on [USAGE TIME] from [INFO.] of the menu.
  • Page 53: Preventing The Unauthorized Use Of The Projector [Security]

    4. Convenient Features  Preventing the Unauthorized Use of the Projector [SECURITY] A keyword can be set for your projector using the Menu to avoid operation by an unauthorized user. When a keyword is set, turning on the projector will display the Keyword input screen. Unless the correct keyword is entered, the pro- jector cannot project an image.
  • Page 54 4. Convenient Features 7. Type in the same combination of  buttons and press the ENTER button. The confirmation screen will be displayed. 8. Select [YES] and press the ENTER button. The SECURITY function has been enabled. To turn on the projector when [SECURITY] is enabled: 1.
  • Page 55 4. Convenient Features To disable the SECURITY function: 1. Press the MENU button. The menu will be displayed. 2. Select [SETUP] → [INSTALLATION] → [SECURITY] and press the ENTER button. The OFF/ON menu will be displayed. 3. Select [OFF] and press the ENTER button. The KEYWORD CONFIRMATION screen will be displayed.
  • Page 56: Using The Optional Remote Mouse Receiver (Np01Mr)

    4. Convenient Features 7 Using the Optional Remote Mouse Receiver (NP01MR) The optional remote mouse receiver enables you to operate your computer’s mouse functions from the remote control. It is a great convenience for clicking through your computer-generated presentations. Connecting the remote mouse receiver to your computer If you wish to use the remote mouse function, connect the mouse receiver and computer.
  • Page 57 4. Convenient Features Operating your computer’s mouse from the remote control You can operate your computer’s mouse from the remote control. PAGE UP/DOWN Button: scrolls the viewing area of the window or to move to the previous or next slide in Power- Point on your computer.
  • Page 58: Network Setting By Using An Http Browser (Except Np405 And Np305)

    IP address of the projector has been set in the “HOSTS” file of the computer being used. Example 1: When the host name of the projector has been set to “pj.nec.co.jp”, access is gained to the network setting by specifying http://pj.nec.co.jp/index.html...
  • Page 59: Network Settings

    4. Convenient Features Network Settings http://<the projector’s IP address> /index.html DHCP ........Enabling this option automatically assigns an IP address to the projector from your DHCP server. Disabling this option allows you to register the IP address or subnet mask number obtained from your network administrator.
  • Page 60 DOMAIN NAME ......Type in the domain name of the network connected to the projector. Up to 60 alphanumeric characters can be used. If the domain name is unknown, type in the right side of @ in the sender’s address. Example: nec. com ALERT MAIL ......Checking [ENABLE] will turn on the Alert Mail feature.
  • Page 61: Using The Vga Signal Cable To Operate The Projector (Virtual Remote)

    9 Using the VGA Signal Cable to Operate the Projector (Virtual Remote) Using the utility software “Virtual Remote Tool” included on the companion NEC Projector CD-ROM, Virtual Remote screen (or toolbar) can be displayed on your computer screen. This will help you perform operations such as projector’s power on or off and signal selection via the VGA signal cable.
  • Page 62 1 Insert the accompanying NEC Projector CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. The folders in NEC Projector CD-ROM will be displayed. If the folders are not displayed, right-click the CD/DVD drive icon in Windows’ “Computer” (or “My Computer”) and select “Open”.
  • Page 63 4. Convenient Features TIP: Uninstalling Virtual Remote Tool Preparation: Exit Virtual Remote Tool before uninstalling. To uninstall Virtual Remote Tool, the Windows user account must have “Administrator” privilege (Windows Vista and Windows 2000) or “Computer Administrator” privilege (Windows XP). • For Windows Vista 1 Click “Start”...
  • Page 64 4. Convenient Features Step 3: Start Virtual Remote Tool 1 Double-click the shortcut icon on the Windows Desktop. When Virtual Remote Tool starts for the first time, “Easy Setup” window will be displayed. Follow the instructions on the screens When “Easy Setup” is completed, the Virtual Remote Tool screen will be displayed. TIP: •...
  • Page 65 The Help screen will be displayed. • Displaying the help file using the Start Menu. 1. Click “Start”. “All programs” or “Programs”. “NEC Projector User Supportware”. “Virtual Remote Tool”. and then “Virtual Remote Tool Help” in this order. The Help screen will be displayed.
  • Page 66: Using On-Screen Menu

    5. Using On-Screen Menu 1 Using the Menus NOTE: The on-screen menu may not be displayed correctly while interlaced motion video image is projected. 1. Press the MENU button on the remote control or the projector cabinet to display the menu. NOTE: The commands such as ENTER, EXIT, , ...
  • Page 67: Menu Elements

    5. Using On-Screen Menu  Menu Elements Slide bar Solid triangle Available buttons Source Highlight Radio button High Altitude symbol Thermometer symbol Off Timer remaining time Key Lock symbol Menu windows or dialog boxes typically have the following elements: Highlight ......Indicates the selected menu or item. Solid triangle ......Indicates further choices are available.
  • Page 68: List Of Menu Items

    SHARPNESS COLOR RESET CLOCK PHASE HORIZONTAL VERTICAL IMAGE OVERSCAN 0[%], 5[%], 10[%] NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/NP610S: OPTIONS AUTO, 4:3, 16:9, 15:9, 16:10, WIDE ZOOM, NATIVE ASPECT RATIO NP510W/NP410W/NP510WS: AUTO, 4:3, 16:9, 15:9, 16:10, LETTERBOX, NATIVE POSITION (Not available on NP510W/NP410W/NP510WS) DIGITAL ZOOM* 80–100...
  • Page 69 SELECT AUTO, NTSC3.58, NTSC4.43, PAL, PAL-M, PAL-N, VIDEO AUTO PAL60, SECAM AUTO, NTSC3.58, NTSC4.43, PAL, PAL-M, PAL-N, SETUP S-VIDEO AUTO OPTIONS(1) PAL60, SECAM NP610/NP510/ NP410/NP405/ NP310/NP305/ WXGA MODE NP610S: OFF OFF, ON NP510W/ NP410W/ NP510WS: ON DEINTERLACE OFF, ON BEEP...
  • Page 70: Menu Descriptions & Functions [Source]

    5. Using On-Screen Menu  Menu Descriptions & Functions [SOURCE] [NP610/NP510/NP410/NP310/NP510W/NP410W/ NP610S/NP510WS] [NP405/NP305] COMPUTER1 Selects the computer connected to your COMPUTER 1 IN input connector. NOTE: • When the component input signal is connected to the COMPUTER 1 IN connector, select [COMPUTER1].
  • Page 71: Menu Descriptions & Functions [Adjust]

    HIGH-BRIGHT ..Recommended for use in a brightly lit room. PRESENTATION ..Recommended for making a presentation using a PowerPoint file. VIDEO ....Recommended for typical TV program viewing. MOVIE ....Recommended for movies. GRAPHIC ....Recommended for graphics. sRGB ..... Standard color values [DETAIL SETTINGS] [NP610/NP510/NP405/NP305/NP510W/NP410W/ NP610S/NP510WS] [NP410/NP310]...
  • Page 72 5. Using On-Screen Menu [GENERAL] Storing Your Customized Settings [REFERENCE] This function allows you to store your customized settings in [PRESET 1] to [PRESET 6]. First, select a base preset mode from [REFERENCE], then set [GAMMA CORRECTION] and [COLOR TEMPERA- TURE].
  • Page 73 5. Using On-Screen Menu [HUE] Varies the color level from +/− green to +/− blue. The red level is used as reference. Input signal CONTRAST BRIGHTNESS SHARPNESS COLOR Computer (RGB DIGITAL) Computer (RGB ANALOG) Component Yes* Yes* Video, S-Video Yes = Adjustable, No = Not adjustable, Yes* = depending on the signal NOTE: The NP405 and NP305 do not support “Computer (RGB DIGITAL)”...
  • Page 74: Image Options

    5. Using On-Screen Menu [IMAGE OPTIONS] Adjusting Clock and Phase [CLOCK/PHASE] This allows you to manually adjust CLOCK and PHASE. CLOCK ....Use this item to fine tune the computer image or to remove any vertical banding that might appear. This function adjusts the clock frequencies that eliminate the horizontal banding in the image.
  • Page 75 5. Using On-Screen Menu Adjusting Horizontal/Vertical Position [HORIZONTAL/VERTICAL] Adjusts the image location horizontally and vertically. - An image can be distorted during the adjustment of [CLOCK] and [PHASE]. This is not malfunction. - The adjustments for [CLOCK], [PHASE], [HORIZONTAL], and [VERTICAL] will be stored in memory for the current signal.
  • Page 76 [Example 1] When the incoming signal with the resolution of 800 x 600 is displayed on the NP610/NP510/ N P 4 1 0 / N P 4 0 5 / N P 3 1 0 / N P 3 0 5 /...
  • Page 77 5. Using On-Screen Menu Sample image when the appropriate aspect ratio is automatically determined NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/NP610S [Computer signal] Aspect ratio of incoming signal 16:9 15:9 16:10 Sample image when the appro- priate aspect ratio is automati- cally determined [Video signal] Aspect ratio of incoming signal...
  • Page 78: Menu Descriptions & Functions [Setup]

    5. Using On-Screen Menu  Menu Descriptions & Functions [SETUP] [GENERAL] [NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/NP510W/ NP410W] [NP610S/NP510WS] Using Digital Zoom [DIGITAL ZOOM] (NP610S/NP510WS) This feature allows you to electronically fine adjust the image size on the screen. Use  or  button to large or reduce the projected image.
  • Page 79 ECO MODE Description Status of LAMP indicator This is the Default setting (100% Brightness). Select this mode to increase the lamp life (approx. 70% Brightness on NP610/ NP510W/NP410W/NP610S/NP510WS Steady Green light and approx. 80% Brightness on NP510/ NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305). NOTE: • The [LAMP LIFE REMAINING] and [LAMP HOURS USED] can be checked in [USAGE TIME]. Select [INFO.] → [USAGE TIME].
  • Page 80 5. Using On-Screen Menu Setting Closed Caption [CLOSED CAPTION] This option sets several closed caption modes that allow text to be superimposed on the projected image of Video or S-Video. OFF ......This exits the closed caption mode. CAPTION 1-4 ..Text is superimposed. TEXT 1-4 ....
  • Page 81 5. Using On-Screen Menu Turning On / Off Eco Message [ECO MESSAGE] This option turns on or off the following messages when the projector is turned on. The Eco Message prompts the user to save energy. When [OFF] is selected for [ECO MODE], you will get a message to prompt you to select [ON] for [ECO MODE].
  • Page 82 5. Using On-Screen Menu [INSTALLATION] Selecting Projector Orientation [ORIENTATION] This reorients your image for your type of projection. The options are: desktop front projection, ceiling rear projection, desktop rear projection, and ceiling front projection. DESKTOP FRONT CEILING REAR DESKTOP REAR CEILING FRONT Disabling the Cabinet Buttons [CONTROL PANEL LOCK] This option turns on or off the CONTROL PANEL LOCK function.
  • Page 83 5. Using On-Screen Menu Selecting Communication Speed [COMMUNICATION SPEED] This feature sets the baud rate of the PC Control port (D-Sub 9P). It supports data rates from 4800 to 19200 bps. The default is 19200 bps. Select the appropriate baud rate for your equipment to be connected (depending on the equip- ment, a lower baud rate may be recommended for long cable runs).
  • Page 84 5. Using On-Screen Menu [OPTIONS(1)] Setting Auto Adjust [AUTO ADJUST] This feature sets the Auto Adjust mode so that the computer signal can be automatically or manually adjusted for noise and stability. You can automatically make adjustment in two ways: [NORMAL] and [FINE]. OFF ......
  • Page 85 Selecting [ON] will give priority to a WXGA (1280 x 768) signal in recognizing an input signal. When [WXGA MODE] is set to [ON], an XGA (1024 x 768) signal may not be recognized on NP610, NP510, NP410, NP405, NP310, NP305, or NP610S. In this case, select [OFF].
  • Page 86 5. Using On-Screen Menu [OPTIONS(2)] Using Off Timer [OFF TIMER] 1. Select your desired time between 30 minutes and 16 hours: OFF, 0:30, 1:00, 2:00, 4:00, 8:00, 12:00, 16:00. 2. Press the ENTER button on the remote control. 3. The remaining time starts counting down. 4.
  • Page 87 5. Using On-Screen Menu Turning On the Projector By Applying Computer Signal [AUTO POWER ON(COMP1)] When the projector is in Standby mode, applying a computer signal from a computer connected to the COMPUTER1 IN input will power on the projector and simultaneously project the computer’s image. This functionality eliminates the need to always use the POWER button on the remote control or the projector cabinet to power on the projector.
  • Page 88: Menu Descriptions & Functions [Info.]

    POWER button on the projector or the remote control is pressed. To dismiss this message, press any button on the projector or the remote control. Lamp life(H) ECO MODE Replacement lamp Model NP07LP NP610/NP510W/NP410W/NP610S/NP510WS 4000 5000 NP14LP NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305 • [TOTAL CARBON SAVINGS] This displays the estimated carbon saving information in kg.
  • Page 89 5. Using On-Screen Menu [SOURCE] [SOURCE NAME] [SOURCE INDEX] [HORIZONTAL FREQUENCY] [VERTICAL FREQUENCY] [SIGNAL TYPE] [VIDEO TYPE] [SYNC TYPE] [SYNC POLARITY] [SCAN TYPE] [WIRED LAN] (not available on NP405/NP305) [PROJECTOR NAME] [IP ADDRESS] [SUBNET MASK] [GATEWAY] [MAC ADDRESS] [VERSION] [PRODUCT] [SERIAL NUMBER] [FIRMWARE] Version [DATA] Version...
  • Page 90: Menu Descriptions & Functions [Reset]

    5. Using On-Screen Menu  Menu Descriptions & Functions [RESET] [NP610/NP510/NP410/NP310/NP510W/NP410W/ NP610S/NP510WS] [NP405/NP305] Returning to Factory Default [RESET] The RESET feature allows you to change adjustments and settings to the factory preset for a (all) source (s) except the following: [CURRENT SIGNAL] Resets the adjustments for the current signal to the factory preset levels.
  • Page 91: Maintenance

    6. Maintenance This section describes the simple maintenance procedures you should follow to clean the filters and replace the lamp. 1 Cleaning or Replacing the Filters The air-filter sponge keeps dust and dirt from getting inside the projector and should be frequently cleaned. If the filter is dirty or clogged, your projector may overheat.
  • Page 92 6. Maintenance 3. Reinstall the new filter cover (2 locations). • Insert the filter cover until you feel click. 4. Clear the filter hours used. To reset the filter usage time, from the menu, select [RESET] → [CLEAR FILTER HOURS]. (→...
  • Page 93: Cleaning The Cabinet And The Lens

    Vacuum the ventilation inlet of the cabinet. Note on Cleaning the Lens (NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/NP510W/NP410W) Use a blower or lens paper to clean the lens, and be careful not to scratch or mar the lens. Note on Cleaning the Lens (NP610S/NP510WS) The NP610S and NP510WS have a plastic lens.
  • Page 94: Replacing The Lamp

    Do not touch them as the pieces of glass may cause injury. If this happens, contact your NEC dealer for lamp replacement.
  • Page 95 6. Maintenance 1. Remove the lamp cover. (1)Loosen the lamp cover screw • The lamp cover screw is not removable. (2) Push and slide the lamp cover off. 2. Remove the lamp housing. (1)Loosen the two screws securing the lamp housing until the phillips screwdriver goes into a freewheeling condi- tion.
  • Page 96 3. Install a new lamp housing. (1)Insert a new lamp housing until the lamp housing is plugged into the socket. CAUTION Do not use a lamp other than the NEC replacement lamp NP07LP (NP610/NP510W/NP410W/NP610S/NP510WS)/ NP14LP (NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305). Order this from your NEC dealer.
  • Page 97: Appendix

    7. Appendix 1 Troubleshooting This section helps you resolve problems you may encounter while setting up or using the projector. Indicator Messages Power Indicator Indicator Condition Projector Condition Note The main power is off – Blinking light Green 0.5 sec On, The projector is getting ready to turn on.
  • Page 98 7. Appendix Common Problems & Solutions (→ “Power/Status/Lamp Indicator” on page 87.) Problem Check These Items Does not turn on • Check that the power cable is plugged in and that the power button on the projector cabinet or the remote or shut down control is on.
  • Page 99 “Fn” key along with one of the 12 function keys gets the external display to come on or off. For example, NEC laptops use Fn + F3, while Dell laptops use Fn + F8 key combinations to toggle through external display selections.
  • Page 100: Specifications

    This section provides technical information about projector’s performance. Model Number NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/NP510W/NP410W Optical NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305 NP510W/NP410W NP610/NP510: 0.63 inch LCD with Micro Lens Array LCD Panel 0.59 inch LCD with Micro Lens Array (Aspect Ratio 4:3) (Aspect Ratio 16:10) NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305: 0.63 inch LCD (As-...
  • Page 101 HDCP and might not be displayed due to the decision/intention of the HDCP community (Digital Content Protection, LLC). *5 An image with higher or lower resolution than the projector’s native resolution (NP610/NP510/NP410/ NP405/NP310/NP305: 1024 × 768 / NP510W/NP410W: 1280 × 800) will be displayed with Advanced AccuBlend.
  • Page 102 7. Appendix Model Number NP610S/NP510WS Optical NP610S NP510WS LCD Panel 0.63 inch LCD with Micro Lens Array 0.59 inch LCD with Micro Lens Array (Aspect Ratio 4:3) (Aspect Ratio 16:10) Resolution 1024 × 768 pixels* 1280 × 800 pixels* Lens Fixed zoom and manual focus Digital Zoom Ratio= 1.2 F2.3 f= 9.7 mm...
  • Page 103 Meets Low Voltage Directive (EN60950-1, TÜV GS Approved) For additional information visit: US : http://www.necdisplay.com/ Europe : http://www.nec-display-solutions.com/ Global : http://www.nec-display.com/global/index.html For information on our optional accessories, visit our website or see our brochure. The specifications are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 104: Cabinet Dimensions

    7. Appendix  Cabinet Dimensions NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/NP510W/NP410W NP405/NP305 Lens center 308 (12.1") 78 (3.1") 76 (3.0") Lens center Unit: mm (inch)
  • Page 105 7. Appendix NP610S/NP510WS Lens center (12.1") (3.1") (3") Lens center Unit: mm (inch)
  • Page 106: Pin Assignments Of D-Sub Computer Input Connector

    7. Appendix  Pin Assignments of D-Sub COMPUTER Input Connector Mini D-Sub 15 Pin Connector Pin No. RGB Signal (Analog) YCbCr Signal 11 12 13 14 15 Green or Sync on Green Blue Ground Signal Level Ground Video signal : 0.7Vp-p (Analog) Red Ground Cr Ground Sync signal : TTL level...
  • Page 107: Compatible Input Signal List

    • Images above flagged with “*” are not supported by digital signal. • An image with higher or lower resolution than the projector’s native resolution (NP610/NP510/NP410/NP405/NP310/NP305/ NP610S: 1024 x 768 / NP510W/NP410W/NP510WS: 1280 x 800) will be displayed with Advanced AccuBlend.
  • Page 108: Pc Control Codes And Cable Connection

    7. Appendix  PC Control Codes and Cable Connection PC Control Codes Function Code Data POWER ON POWER OFF INPUT SELECT COMPUTER 1 INPUT SELECT COMPUTER 2 (Digital) 02H INPUT SELECT COMPUTER 2 (Analog) 02H INPUT SELECT VIDEO INPUT SELECT S-VIDEO PICTURE MUTE ON PICTURE MUTE OFF SOUND MUTE ON...
  • Page 109: Troubleshooting Check List

    7. Appendix 7 Troubleshooting Check List Before contacting your dealer or service personnel, check the following list to be sure repairs are needed also by referring to the “Troubleshooting” section in your user’s manual. This checklist below will help us solve your problem more efficiently.
  • Page 110 Native resolution: Refresh rate: Video adapter: Other: Projector DVD player Video equipment Signal cable VCR, DVD player, Video camera, Video game or other NEC standard or other manufacturer’s cable? Model number: Length: inch/m Manufacturer: Distribution amplifier Model number: Model number: Switcher...
  • Page 111: Travelcare Guide

    7. Appendix  TravelCare Guide 6) Problems or damage caused by expendable supplies or devices connected to the product other than those designated by NEC. TravelCare - a service for international travelers 7) Problems caused by natural consumption, wear or deterioration of parts under normal usage conditions.
  • Page 112 NOTE: In countries designated with an asterisk(*), replacement product rental WEB Address: http://www.nec.com.sg/home.php service are offered. (Regions Covered) Singapore NEC Corporation of Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. Address: 33rd Floor, Menara TA One, 22, Jalan P. Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Telephone: +6 03 2178 3600 (ISDN)
  • Page 113 7. Appendix P-1/ Date: TO: NEC or NEC’s Authorized Service Station: (Company & Name with signature) Dear Sir (s), I would like to apply your TravelCare Service Program based on attached registration and qualification sheet and agree with your following conditions, and also the Service fee will be charged to my credit card account, if I don’t return the Loan units within the specified period.
  • Page 114 3) Any fault in the attachments or associated products or components (whether or not supplied by NEC or its agents which do not form part of the Product covered by this warranty); 4) Any act of God, fire, flood, war, act of violence or any similar occur- rence;...
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