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98/2/18 4:25 AM
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PLASMA MONITOR

OWNER'S MANUAL
MODELS:
Please read this manual carefully and completely before
operating your Monitor.
Retain this manual for future reference.
Record model number and serial number of the Monitor in the
spaces provided below.
See the label attached on the back cover and relate this infor-
mation to your dealer if you require service.
Model Number :
Serial Number :
42PM1M
42PM1M-UC
42PM3MV
42PM3MV-UC
50PM1M
50PM1M-UC

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  • Page 1: Plasma Monitor

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:25 AM Page 1 PLASMA MONITOR OWNER’S MANUAL 42PM1M MODELS: 42PM3MV 50PM1M Please read this manual carefully and completely before operating your Monitor. Retain this manual for future reference. Record model number and serial number of the Monitor in the spaces provided below.
  • Page 2: Warinig/Caution

    CAUTION: Do not attempt to modify this product in any way without written authorization from LG Electronics. Unauthorized mod- ification could void the user’s authority to operate this product. COMPLIANCE: The responsible party for this product’s compliance is:...
  • Page 3: Safety Instructions

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:25 AM Page 3 Safety Instructions Safety Instructions IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Important safety instructions shall be provided with each apparatus. This information shall be given in a separate booklet or sheet, or be located before any operating instructions in an instruction for installation for use and supplied with the appa- ratus.
  • Page 4: Safety Instructions

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:25 AM Page 4 Safety Instructions 12. Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over. PORTABLE CART WARNING 13.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:25 AM Page 5 Contents Contents Warinig/Caution ....... . .2 Safety Instructions .
  • Page 6: Introduction

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:25 AM Page 6 Introduction Introduction Introduction What is a Plasma Display Panel (PDP)? A plasma display panel is the latest display technology and the best way to achieve flat panel displays with excellent image quality and large screen sizes that are easily viewable. The PDP can be thought of as a descendant of the neon lamp and it can be also be viewed as a series of fluorescent lamps.
  • Page 7: Accessories

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:25 AM Page 7 Accessories Accessories Ensure that the following accessories are included with your plasma display. If an accessory is missing, please contact the dealer where you purchased the product. 1.5V Owner’s Manual Batteries Controls Controls - This is a simplified representation of front panel. Here shown may be somewhat different from your Monitor.
  • Page 8: Connection Options

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:25 AM Page 8 Introduction Connection Options Connection Options - Connection panels shown may be somewhat different from your Monitor. REMOTE CONTROL RGB OUTPUT RS-232C INPUT HDMI/ AUDIO INPUT RGB INPUT DVI(VIDEO) (CONTROL/SERVICE) 1. RS-232C INPUT(CONTROL/SERVICE) PORT Connect to the RS-232C port on a PC. 2.
  • Page 9: Remote Control Key Functions

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:25 AM Page 9 Remote Control Key Functions Remote Control Key Functions - When using the remote control, aim it at the remote control sensor on the Monitor. - Under certain conditions such as if the remote IR signal is interrupted, the remote control may not function. Press the key again as necessary.
  • Page 10: Installation Instructions

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:25 AM Page 10 Installation Instructions Installation Instructions Installation Instructions GROUNDING Ensure that you connect the earth ground wire to prevent possible electric shock. If grounding methods are not possible, have a qualified electrician install a separate circuit breaker. Do not try to ground the unit by connecting it to telephone wires, lightening rods, or gas pipes.
  • Page 11: External Equipment Connections

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:25 AM Page 11 External Equipment Connections External Equipment Connections NOTE: All cables shown are not included with the monitor. VCR Stup VCR Stup - To avoid picture noise (interference), leave an adequate distance between the VCR and monitor. - Use the ISM Method (on the Special menu) feature to avoid having a fixed image remain on the screen for a long period of time.
  • Page 12: External A/V Source Setup

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:25 AM Page 12 External Equipment Connections External A/V Source Setup External A/V Source Setup How to connect Connect the audio and video cables from the external equipment's output jacks to the set input jacks, as shown in the figure.
  • Page 13: Dtv Setup

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 13 Setup Setup - To watch digitally broadcast programs, purchase and connect a digital set-top box. RS-232C INPUT HDMI/ (CONTROL/SERVICE) DVI(VIDEO) HDMI OUTPUT How to connect Use the set’s COMPONENT (Y, P video connections, depending on your set-top box connector. Then, make the corresponding audio connections.
  • Page 14: Pc Setup

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 14 External Equipment Connections Setup Setup NOTE: All cables shown are not included with the How to connect 1. To get the best picture quality, adjust the PC graphics card to 1024x768, 60Hz. But in 42PM3MV series, we recommend using 640x480, 60HZ for the PC mode.
  • Page 15 U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 15 Monitor Display Specifications (RGB / HDMI-PC ) Horizontal Vertical Resolution Frequency(KHz) Frequency(Hz) 31.468 640x350 37.861 31.469 720x400 37.927 31.469 35.000 640x480 37.861 37.500 43.269 31.500 848x480 37.799 39.375 31.500 37.799 852x480 39.375 35.156 37.879 800x600 48.077 46.875...
  • Page 16: Basic Operation

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 16 Basic Operation Basic Operation Basic Operation urning the monitor On urning the monitor On Turning on the set just after installation 1. Connect power cord correctly, the set is switched to standby mode. 2. Press the ON/OFF (or r r / I), INPUT SELECT button on the set or press the POWER, MULTIMEDIA, INPUT on the remote control and then the set will switch on.
  • Page 17: On Screen Menus Selection And Adjustment

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 17 On Screen Menus Selection and On Screen Menus Selection and • Your monitor's OSD (On Screen Display) may differ slightly from what is shown in this manual. 1. Press the MENU button and then 2.
  • Page 18: Picture Adjustment

    • , and changed. - XD is LG Electronic’s unique picture improving technology to display a real HD source through an advanced digital signal processing algorithm. - When selecting APC options (Daylight, Optimum and Night time), XD is auto- matically change to On.
  • Page 19: Acm

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 19 ACM (Active Color Management) ACM (Active Color Management) - Adjust the to select the desired skin color option. - This function works in the following mode: VIDEO, COMPONENT1, 2, RGB-DTV, HDMI-DTV. - This feature is not operational with the 1.
  • Page 20: Dasp (Digital Auto Sound Processing)

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 20 Sound Adjustment Sound Adjustment DASP (Digital DASP (Digital - This function lets you enjoy the best sound without any special adjustment because the Monitor has the appro- priate sound options based on the program content. - If you adjust sound options (Treble and Bass) manually, DASP automatically changes to 1.
  • Page 21: Avl (Auto Volume Leveler)

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 21 (Auto V (Auto V - AVL maintains an equal sound level; even if you change channels. 1. Press the MENU button and then use 2. Press the button and then use 3. Press the button and then use 4.
  • Page 22: Time Setting

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 22 Time Setting Time Setting Clock Setup Clock Setup - If current time setting is wrong, reset the clock manually. 1. Press the MENU button and then use 2. Press the button and then use 3.
  • Page 23: Auto Off / Sleep Timer

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 23 Auto Off Auto Off - If set to on and there is no input signal, the Monitor turns off automatically after 10 minutes. 1. Press the MENU button and then use 2. Press the button and then use D D / E E 3.
  • Page 24: Key Lock

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 24 Special Features Special Features Key Lock Key Lock - The Monitor can be set up so that it can only be used with the remote control. - This feature can be used to prevent unauthorized viewing by locking out the front panel controls. - This Monitor is programmed to remember which option it was last set to even if you turn the Monitor off.
  • Page 25: Low Power

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 25 Low Power Low Power - Low power reduces the plasma display power consumption. 1. Press the MENU button and then use 2. Press the button and then use 3. Press the button and then use •...
  • Page 26: Screen Adjustment

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 26 Screen Adjustment Screen Adjustment Auto Adjustment Auto Adjustment - RGB (PC) mode only; This function doesn’t work for RGB (DTV) mode. - Automatically adjusts picture position and minimizes image shaking. - After adjustment, if the image is still not correct, your set is functioning properly but needs further adjustment. - The 1.
  • Page 27: Selecting Vga/Xga Mode (Rgb Mode Only)

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 27 Selecting VGA/XGA Selecting VGA/XGA - To see a normal picture, match the resolution of RGB VGA/XGA mode (640x480, 848x480, 852x480 / 1024x768, 1280x768, 1360x768, 1366x768) with the selection for VGA/XGA mode in the - 42PM3MV model is only available in VGA mode. 1.
  • Page 28: Nr (Noise Reduction)

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 28 Screen Adjustment Screen Adjustment NR (Noise Reduction) NR (Noise Reduction) - You can select 1. Press the MENU button and then use 2. Press the button and then use 3. Press the button and then use 4.
  • Page 29: Lock Adjustment

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 29 Lock Adjustment Parental Control can be used to block specific channels, ratings and other viewing sources. The Parental Control Function (V-Chip) is used to block program viewing based on the ratings sent by the broadcasting station. The default setting is to allow all programs to be viewed.
  • Page 30: Set Password

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 30 Lock Adjustment Set Password Set Password Change the password by inputting a new password twice. 1. After inputting the password, use the 2. Press the button and then choose any 4 digits for your new password and enter the them on the As soon as the 4 digits are entered, re-enter the same 4 digits on the Then your changed password has been memorized.
  • Page 31: Age Block

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 31 Age block Age block 1. After inputting the password, use the 2. Press the button and then use the General • Based on the ratings, blocks certain monitor programs that you and your family do not want to view. •...
  • Page 32: Aux. Block

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 32 Lock Adjustment Aux. block Aux. block Enables you to select a source to block from the external source devices you have hooked up. 1. After inputting the password, use the 2. Press the button and then use the 3.
  • Page 33: External Control Device Setup

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 33 Appendix Appendix External Control Device Setup External Control Device Setup - Connect the RS-232C input jack to an external control device (such as a computer or an A/V control system) and control the Monitor’s functions externally. - Connect the serial port of the control device to the RS-232C jack on the Monitor back panel.
  • Page 34 U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 34 External Control Device Setup Set ID Set ID - Use this function to specify a Monitor ID number. - Refer to ‘Real Data Mapping 1’. See page 35. 1. Press the MENU button and then use 2.
  • Page 35 U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 35 01. Power (Command2:a) G To control Power On/Off of the monitor. Transmission [k][a][ ][Set ID][ ][Data][Cr] Data 0 : Power Off [a][ ][Set ID][ ][OK][Data][x] G To show Power On/Off. Transmission [k][a][ ][Set ID][ ][FF][Cr] [a][ ][Set ID][ ][OK][Data][x] * In like manner, if other functions transmit ‘0xFF’...
  • Page 36 U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 36 External Control Device Setup 07. Contrast (Command 2 : g) G To adjust screen contrast. You can also adjust contrast in the PICTURE menu. Transmission [k][g][ ][Set ID][ ][Data][Cr] Data Min : 0 ~ Max : 64 * Refer to ‘Real data mapping 1’.
  • Page 37 U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 37 15. Treble (Command 2 :r) G To adjust treble. You can also adjust treble in the SOUND menu. Transmission [k][r][ ][Set ID][ ][Data][Cr] Data Min : 0 ~ Max : 64 * Refer to ‘Real data mapping 1’. See page 35. [r][ ][Set ID][ ][OK][Data][x] 16.
  • Page 38: External Control Device Setup

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 38 External Control Device Setup 23. ISM Method (Command 1 : j, Command 2 : p) G To control the ISM method. You can also adjust ISM Method in SPECIAL menu. Transmission [j][p][ ][Set ID][ ][Data][Cr] Data 8 : Normal Mode 4 : White Wash [p][ ][Set ID][ ][OK][Data][x]...
  • Page 39: Ir Codes

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 39 IR Codes IR Codes How to Connect How to Connect G Connect your wired remote control to the Remote Control port on the Monitor. Remote Control IR Code Remote Control IR Code G Output waveform Single pulse, modulated with 37.917KHz signal at 455KHz G Configuration of frame •...
  • Page 40: Ir Codes

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 40 IR Codes Code (Hexa) Function VOL ( VOL ( POWER POWER ON POWER OFF MUTE EXIT Number Key 0 Number Key 1 Number Key 2 Number Key 3 Number Key 4 Number Key 5 Number Key 6 Number Key 7 Number Key 8...
  • Page 41: Troubleshooting Checklist

    U514Aen 98/2/18 4:26 AM Page 41 roubleshooting Checklist roubleshooting Checklist No picture & No sound Picture OK & No sound The remote control doesn’t work Picture appears slowly after switching on No or poor color or poor picture Horizontal/vertical bars or picture shaking No output from one of the speakers...
  • Page 42: Product Specifications

    Power requirement Operating Temperature Range Operating Humidity Range • The specifications shown above may be changed without notice for quality improvement. 42 Plasma Monitor 42PM3MV-UC 42PM1M-UC 41.3 / 1050.0 42.0 / 1066.0 24.8 / 630.0 25.6 / 650.0 3.6 / 91.5 3.8 / 97.5...
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