ViewSonic LiteBird PJ853 User guide

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L I T E BIRD TM
User Guide
Guide de l’utilisateur
Bedienungsanleitung
(International Spanish)
(Italian)
(Brazilian Portuguese)
(Swedish)
(Russian)
(Polish)
(Japanese)
(Traditional Chinese)
(Simplified Chinese)
(Korean)
Image Size 30” – 300”
Super Bright SVGA LCD Projector
(Arabic)
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Contents
For Your Records ............................................................................1
Getting Started
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Package Contents ...........................................................................2
Important Safety Warnings ..............................................................2
Connect Input and Output Devices..................................................3
Installation Steps .............................................................................4
Adjusting the Projector Angle ....................................................5
Projector Placement Distance ...................................................5
Using The Projector
Control Buttons ................................................................................6
OnView Indicators............................................................................8
Setup Main Menu .....................................................................8
Input Menu ...............................................................................9
Image Menu .............................................................................9
Options Menu .........................................................................10
Other Information
Specifications ................................................................................11
Timing Chart ............................................................................12
Troubleshooting .............................................................................13
Power Indicator Lights .............................................................14
Screen Messages ....................................................................14
Maintenance ..................................................................................15
Lamp Replacement
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Installing Battery (for remote control) ......................................16
Cleaning Instructions ...............................................................16
Air-Filter ...................................................................................17
Customer Support..........................................................................18
LIMITED WARRANTY
VIEWSONIC Projector ............................................................19
Appendix
Power Cord Safety Guidelines.......................................................20
FCC Information ............................................................................21
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Copyright © ViewSonic Corporation, 2000. All right reserved.
Macintosh, Mac and Power Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc.
Microsoft, Windows, Windows NT, and the Windows logo are registered trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation in the United States and other countries.
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ViewSonic, the three birds logo and OnView are registered trademarks of ViewSonic Corporation.
VESA is a registered trademark of the Video Electronics Standards Association. DPMS and DDC
are trademarks of VESA.
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contained herein; nor for incidental or consequential damages resulting from furnishing this material,
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change product specifications without notice. Information in this document may change without
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information as it becomes available, please register your projector's
warranty on the Internet at:
http://www.viewsonic.com
For Your Records
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Product Name:
ViewSonic PJ853
Model Number:
VPROJ21732
Document Number
PJ853_UG_59
Serial Number:
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Purchase Date:
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Getting Started
Congratulations on purchasing a ViewSonic PJ853 LITEBIRD™ LCD projector. Save the original
box and all packing material for future shipping needs.
Package Contents
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ViewSonic PJ853 LITEBIRD LCD Projector
Remote Control Unit including 3V micro-lithium battery
Three (3) AC power cords (U.S., European and China)
Computer video cable (15-pin mini D-sub connector)
Video cable (RCA connectors)
Audio mini-stereo cable (RCA connectors)
User guide
Carrying Case
Power Cord
US Type
Power Cord
Europe Type
PJ853
RGB Cable
Figure 1: Package Contents
Important Safety Warnings
• Unplug the projector immediately if you detect an abnormal smell or see smoke.
• Do not look directly into the lighted lens; doing so will cause severe eye injury.
• Keep small children away from the projector. Children can be severely burned by the hot lens.
Also, children are more likely to look directly into the lens.
• Never touch the lens or the lamp when hot or warm; doing so will cause a severe burn. Unplug the
projector and allow the unit to cool down for 45 minutes before replacing the lamp or storing the
projector.
• Do not service the unit yourself; doing so could cause injury.
• Do not operate the projector near water or in a humid area. Do not sit drinks on or near the
projector; doing so could cause a burn or short an electrical circuit.
• Do not block the ventilation openings in the projector. Place the projector so that there is adequate
air circulation
• Keep the air filter clean.
• Do not place the projector on a shelf or on any other unstable surface.
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Projector control
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AC Inlet
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Lens
Air Vent
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Foot Adjuster
Figure 2: ViewSonic PJ853 Projector
Connect Input and Output Devices
The figure below shows the ports and configurations for connecting external devices to the
ViewSonic PJ853. See “Installation Steps” on page 4.
Reset
Lamp indicator
Mute
Input
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Standby/ON
Temperature indicator
Power indicator
Menu button
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RGB IN port
Control port
Video IN port
Audio IN port
Figure 3: Connections and Projector Control Buttons
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Remote control sensor
MUT
S-video IN port
INPU
Power
ON/OFF
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Power Outlet
DBY
Speaker
STAN
Air vent
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Installation Steps
1 Verify Input/Output Connections
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Make sure that you have properly connected all input cables before powering on the projector.
Remove the lens cap.
Power on the Projector.
• Turn on the Main Power Switch located on the side of the projector. The power indicator will
remain a steady orange. See “Using The Projector” on page 6.
Press (and hold for 1 second) the Standby/ON button on the projector control pad.
• The power indicator flashes green during warm-up.
• The power indicator will remain a steady green after warm-up. The steady green light indicates
that the ViewSonic PJ853 is ready to use.
• To shut off the lamp – Press the Standby/ON button (and hold for about 3 seconds). The unit
will remain in cool-down mode with the fan on and the orange power LED blinking for 1
minute. The power switch on the side of the projector may be turned off after 1 minute, when
the power light is a steady orange.
Position the Projector
Make sure that the projector is properly positioned on a level and stable surface. Determine the
distance the projector will be from the screen then adjust the angle of the projection by
positioning the foot adjusters. (See "Adjusting the Projector Angle on page" 5.)
6 Power on Input Devices
• Press either the Input button on the projector control pad or the Video/RGB button on the
remote control to select the signal to be projected.
• The selected input signal source displays in the lower right section of the screen.
7 Adjust the Focus
Turn the lens ring to adjust the focus
Caution: The projector requires a warm-up period after the power is turned on, and the projector
requires a cool-down period after the power is turned off.
NOTE: The power cannot be turned on for at least 1 minute after the unit has been powered off; this
is a safety feature.
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Video recorder with S jack
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Notebook Computer
Desktop Computer
Video recorder
Figure 4: System Setup
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Adjusting the Projector Angle
Adjust the projection angle using the foot adjusters shown in the illustration. See also KEYSTONE
under "Input Menu on page" 9.
1 Press the release button to lower the front foot, then tilt the projector up as shown in Figure 5
below.
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• The front foot locks into place when you release the button.
• The front foot adjusts the vertical height of the projected image.
2 Rotate the rear foot adjuster to align the image.
The rear foot adjusts the horizontal alignment of the projected image.
Front foot adjuster
Rotate the rear
foot adjuster
Press the release button
to lower the front foot adjuster
Figure 5: Level Adjustments
Projector Placement Distance
Place the projector on a level table-top or other flat surface. Use the chart in Table 1 below to
determine the optimal placement distance from the screen.
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a
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Figure 6: Recommended Projector Distances
Table 1: Distance in Inches
Screen Size
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Minimum and Maximum
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Using The Projector
The control buttons display menus that are explained in detail in the section: “OnView Indicators” on
page 8.
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Projector control pad
Remote control
Figure 7: Projector and Remote Controls
Control Buttons
Press a control button to display a menu then use the arrow buttons to adjust the control. The buttons
on the projector control pad and on the remote control are explained below:
Standby/on Button
Press the STANDBY/ON button to begin the warm-up period. The ON indicator
blinks green during warm-up and stays green when the projector is ready to use.
NOTE: The projector cannot be restarted within 60 seconds after it is turned off because
the projector enters a cool-down mode. This is a safety feature.
Input Button (Video and RGB Buttons)
The INPUT button shown is on the projector only. Use the Video and RGB buttons on
the remote control to select the input source.
Press the Input button on the projector to toggle between input sources, computer
(RGB), Composite or S-Video. The remote control has both a Video and an RGB
button.
- Press RGB to select a computer as the input source.
- Press Video to toggle between Composite and S-Video.
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Menu Button
The MENU button is a small button on the remote control and the large button on the
projector control pad.
Press the Menu button and then use the up, down, right or left arrow indicators (▲▼) to
display OnView® menus and adjust or select a menu item.
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Position Button
The POSITION button is on the remote control only.
Press this button to adjust the position of the screen image. After pressing the
Position button use the up, down, right or left arrow indicators. (▲▼).
- Use the Position button when the input is from a computer (RGB).
NOTE: Position only works on a magnified image.
Magnify Buttons
The MAGNIFY buttons are on the remote control only.
The Magnify buttons are used to zoom in on part of the projected image.
- Use the + button to enlarge the projected image.
- Use the - button to decrease the projected image.
- Use the OFF button to turn off magnification.
Reset Button
The RESET button shown with the arrow and dot icon is on the projector only. The
RESET button on the remote control has no marking but is labeled RESET.
Press the Reset button to restore the factory default settings.
- Use Reset to restore the factory default settings if you have made several
adjustments to the projected image and are not satisfied with the result and
want to start over.
Volume Buttons
The VOLUME buttons are on the remote control only.
Use the Volume buttons to adjust the loudness of the audio signal.
- The up indicator increases the volume.
- The down indicator decreases the volume.
Mute Button
Use the Mute button to temporarily turn off the audio.
Blank Button
The BLANK button is on the remote control only.
Use the Blank button to display a blank screen showing only the background color.
Freeze Button
The FREEZE button is on the remote control only.
Use the Freeze button to freeze (or hold) an image on screen.
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Timer Button
The TIMER button is on the remote control. You can set the timer from the OPTIONS
menu explained in the next section.
Use the Timer button to activate the on-screen timer.
- Press once to display the time on the lower left part of the screen.
- Press again to turn off the display.
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Auto Button
Use the Auto button to automatically adjust the vertical position and horizontal
position, phase, and size.
OnView Indicators
Use the OnView® menus shown below to adjust the projected image.
To access and adjust the OnView screens do the following:
1 Press the MENU button on the projector control pad or remote control to access on-screen
options and display the SETUP Main Menu.
2 Press the ARROW buttons, as explained below, to select and adjust options that are displayed on
the screen.
NOTE: After you have used the ARROW buttons to adjust a value, the value will automatically
apply after a few seconds.
Setup Main Menu
SETUP Main Menu RGB
SETUP
INPUT
BRIGHT
CONTRAST
V POSIT
H POSIT
H PHASE
H SIZE
COLOR BAL R
COLOR BAL B
ASPECT
IMAGE
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The setup RGB menu displays 9 adjustment options.
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Press an arrow button (▲▼) to display the menu.
Press the right or left arrow buttons to select a menu option other than Setup.
Press the up and down arrow buttons to move through the Setup menu options.
After a menu option has been selected, use the right or left arrow buttons to
increase or decrease the value of the selected option.
SETUP Main Menu Video
SETUP
INPUT
BRIGHT
CONTRAST
SHARPNESS
COLOR
TINT
COLOR BAL R
COLOR BAL B
ASPECT
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The Video setup menu displays 8 adjustment options.
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Press an arrow button to display the menu.
Press the right or left arrow buttons to select a menu option other than Setup.
Press the up and down arrow buttons to move through the Setup menu options.
After a menu option has been selected, use the right or left arrow buttons to
increase or decrease the value of the selected option.
Use the arrow buttons on the projector control pad or on the remote control to
move through the menu options and to increase or decrease the value of a selected
option.
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Bright adjusts the brightness of the projected image.
Contrast adjusts the contrast of the projected image.
Sharpness (Video only) makes the edges of the image softer or sharper.
Color (Video only) increases or decreases the saturation of the color.
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Tint (Video only) adjusts the hue of the projected image from red to green.
Vertical Position (RGB only) moves the projected image up or down.
Horizontal Position (RGB only) moves the projected image to the right or left.
Horizontal Phase (RGB only) eliminates visible horizontal lines on the
projected image.
Horizontal Size (RGB only) widens or narrows the projected image.
Color Balance R darkens or lightens the Red color of the projected image.
Color Balance B darkens or lightens the Blue color of the projected image.
Aspect Ratio selects an aspect ratio. The aspect ratio is the ratio of width to
height of the projected image.
Input Menu
INPUT Menu
The Input menu displays 3 input options.
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Select RGB if the input source is a computer.
Select Video if the input source is a VCR or other tape device.
Select Auto to let the system automatically detect the input source.
RGB displays the horizontal and vertical sync signal frequency of an RGB input
source, such as a computer.
VIDEO automatically detects and selects the input signal, or you may select your
country specific input standard from the list.
AUTO automatically adjusts the vertical and horizontal position, phase and size.
Image Menu
IMAGE Menu
The Image menu displays 4 options that are explained below:
Keystone corrects image distortion that may occur when the angle of the
projection is increased. Keystone resizes the top or bottom of the projected image.
See “Adjusting the Projector Angle” on page 5.
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Blank selects the background color of a blank screen. You may select a blank
screen, or a blank screen will be projected when no input source is detected.
Mirror
Select Normal for a table top projection.
Select H: Invert for rear projection.
Select V: Invert for a front projection ceiling mount.
Select H&V: Invert for a rear projection ceiling mount.
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Start up selects a start-up menu. You may select or deselect the ViewSonic
Welcome menu to display automatically at start-up.
Options Menu
OPTIONS Menu
The Options menu displays 6 options that are explained below:
Volume increases or decreases the volume.
Menu Color selects a background color for on screen menus (Orange, Yellow,
Green, Blue, Purple, Gray, Black).
Timer provides a countdown clock that you can set, typically used to time a
presentation.
Set the countdown Timer between 1 and 99 minutes. The time will display on the
lower right portion of the screen when you press the Timer button on the remote
control.
Language selects a menu-display language from a list.
Auto Off Causes the projector to automatically enter a standby, cool-down mode
after a specified amount of time has elapsed without a signal.
SYNC on G Synchronize on Green. If you know that you are using a SYNC ON
G input device set SYNC ON G to “ON,” otherwise, leave SYNC ON G set at its
default value which is “OFF.”
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Other Information
Specifications
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LCD
Type
Pixels
Colors
Three 0.7” 800 x 600 polysilicon, active matrix TFT LCD
1,440,000 (800 dots x 600 lines x 3 colors)
16.7 million
Lens
Type
Focal length
Keystone correction
Manual zoom (1.2x), manual focus
F2.0 ~ 2.3 (f = 17.7 - 21.2 mm)
Fixed 6:1 upward shift, normal at 10° ~ 12° projection angle
Display
Image size
Focus distance
Aspect ratio
Orientation
76.2 to 762 cm (30” to 300” inches)
0.7 to 9.0 m (2.3 to 29.5 feet)
4:3
Front/rear desktop, front/rear ceiling
Lamp
Lamp
Lamp life
Replacement lamp
UHB, 130 watts, ultra compact, replaceable
2000 hours
Part number RLC-130-03A
Audio
Power
1 watt mono
Input signal
RGB analog
Video
S-video
75 ohms, 0.7vp-p H/V separated, composite (TTL)
NTSC / NTSC 4.43, PAL, SECAM (1.0 Vp-p, 75 ohms)
Luminance signal 0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohms termination
Chrominance signal 0.29Vp-p (NTSC), 0.30Vp-p (PAL), 75
ohms termination
fh: 15.75/15.63, 25-78 kHz fv:56-120Hz
110 Hz
Frequency
Input bandwidth
Compatibility
PC
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Video
Compatible up to 1024 x 768 (compressed)
Compatible up to 1024 x 768 (compressed)
NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL(-BGHI), PAL-M, PAL-N, PAL60,
SECAM
Remote range
Angle
Distance
30 degrees cone angle
3 m (10 feet)
Resolution
Maximum
Recommended
1024 x 768 @ 75Hz
800 x 600 @ 60Hz
Input ports
RGB
Video
S-video
Audio
Serial control
15-pin mini D-sub
RCA (x1)
Mini DIN 4-pin (x1)
Stereo mini jack
15-pin mini D-sub
Power
Voltage
Consumption
100-120/220-240 VAC 50/60 Hz (auto switch)
200 watts
Operating conditions
Temperature
Humidity
Altitude
0° to 35°C (32° to 95°F)
10% to 85% (no condensation)
0 to 2,100 m (0 to 7,000 feet)
Storage conditions
Temperature
Humidity
Altitude
-20° to 60°C (-4° to 140°F)
10% to 85% (no condensation)
0 to 2,100 m (0 to 7,000 feet)
Dimensions and weight
Projector
2.4 kgs (5.3 lbs)
210 x 289 x 76 mm (8.3 x 11.4 x 3.0 inches)
Regulations
1 May
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require a Macintosh adapter
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Timing Chart
The following table lists the maximum refresh rates for standard resolutions (timing presets). Not all
video cards can operate at these rates. See your graphics card user guide to ensure compatibility.
Table 2: Computer Signal Rates and Resolution
Resolution
fH (kHz)
fV (Hz)
Rating
Signal mode
640 x 350
37.9
85.1
VESA
VGA-1
640 x 400
37.9
85.1
VESA
VGA-2
720 x 400
37.9
85.0
VESA
TEXT
640 x 480
31.5
59.9
VESA
VGA-3
640 x 480
35.0
66.7
640 x 480
37.9
72.8
VESA
VGA-3 (72Hz)
640 x 480
37.5
75.0
VESA
VGA-3 (75 Hz)
640 x 480
43.3
85.0
VESA
VGA-3 (85 Hz)
800 x 600
35.2
56.3
VESA
SVGA (56 Hz)
800 x 600
37.9
60.3
VESA
SVGA (60 Hz)
800 x 600
48.1
72.2
VESA
SVGA (72 Hz)
800 x 600
46.9
75.0
VESA
SVGA (75 Hz)
800 x 600
53.7
85.1
VESA
SVGA (85 Hz)
832 x 624
49.7
74.5
48.4
60.0
VESA
XGA (60 Hz)
56.5
70.1
VESA
XGA (70 Hz)
60.0
75.0
VESA
XGA (75 Hz)
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Mac 13” mode
Mac 16” mode
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1024 x 768
(compressed)
1024 x 768
(compressed)
1024 x 768
(compressed)
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Troubleshooting
No power
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Make sure power button (or switch) is ON.
Make sure A/C power cord is securely connected to a power outlet.
Plug another electrical device (like a radio) into the power outlet to verify that the outlet is supplying proper voltage.
Power is on but projector is only displaying the logo
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Make sure the input source is connected.
Projector image is too dark or too light
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Adjust the Contrast and Brightness settings.
Press Reset from the OnView® display menu to reset factory defaults.
Projector image is completely black (no light coming from the lamp)
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Make sure the lens cap has been removed.
Make sure the power cord is connected and the unit is turned on. The LED should be steady green.
Adjust Contrast and Brightness.
The projector may have overheated. Let the unit cool down.
- Make sure ventilation openings are clear.
- Make sure air-filters are clean.
Replace the lamp module.
The image appears unstable or misplaced
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Press Auto.
Make sure the source has compatible resolution.
If the projector is connected to a source with a non-standard computer or video card, adjust the frequency of the
computer signal.
The image is out of focus
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Adjust the focus.
Make sure that the projection distance is at least 5 feet.
Make sure the lens is clean.
Adjust the H Phase.
Cooling fan is not working when the lamp is lit
Caution: Do not operate the projector in this condition.
• Have the projector repaired by an authorized dealer.
The lamp shuts off
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A minor power surge may cause the lamp to shut off. Press the Power button twice to turn off the projector. Let the
projector cool down, then restart.
The projector may have overheated. Allow the projector to cool down, then restart.
Recheck the power cord connection.
Replace the lamp module.
Projector does not respond to the remote control (or responds poorly)
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Make sure you are within 10 feet from the projector.
Point the remote at the screen or at the front of the projector.
Make sure the infrared sensors (on the front and on the back) of the projector are not blocked.
Darken the room. The lighting may be affecting the remote control.
Replace the battery.
No sound
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Adjust the Volume and make sure the Mute button is toggled to OFF.
Verify that the audio input is properly connected.
Adjust the audio source device.
No video
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Check the video input connections.
Adjust the Brightness.
A bright dot appears in the picture
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If the Lamp or Temperature indicator is red or flashing red when the ViewSonic PJ853 is poweredon, there is a problem and you should not proceed. Power-off the the projector and let it cool down.
Table 3: Power Indicator Lights
Power Indicator
Lamp
Indicator
Temperature
Indicator
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Screen Messages
Most screen messages disappear after 3 minutes and reappear when the unit is powered-on.
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Maintenance
Lamp Replacement
Lamp Unit
Lamp Unit
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Lamp Bulb
To order a new lamp unit (part number RLC-130-03A) contact
ViewSonic Customer Support: “Customer Support” on page 18.
• Estimated lamp life is 2000 hours.
WARNING: Make sure the power cord is disconnected.
WARNING: Make sure the unit is cool. Wait 45 minutes for the lamp
to cool down.
Reflector tube
Glass
Lamp Replacement
Bottom of projector
Lamp cover screws
Lamp unit screw
Handle grip
1 Gently turn the projector over and place it on a towel or blanket.
Expose the lamp cover on the bottom of projector.
Loosen the lamp cover screws as shown.
Gently remove the cover.
Loosen the lamp unit screw (after the cover is removed).
Gently pull the unit out of the lamp compartment using the flip-up
handle grip.
6 Gently insert the new lamp.
7 Replace the lamp unit screw.
8 Replace the cover and secure with the lamp cover screw.
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Resetting the Lamp Timer
After replacing the lamp, the lamp indicator light will be red and the
“Change the Lamp” message will be displayed.
Within 10 minutes after turning on the power do the following:
1 Press (and hold for a few seconds) the Timer button on the remote
Figure 8: Lamp Replacement
control or the Reset button on the projector control pad. The “Lamp
hours” message will display on the bottom of the screen.
2 Press the Menu button on the remote control or the Reset button on
the projector control pad while the lamp timer is displayed.
3 Use the direction arrows to select zero (0) and wait until the Lamp
timer display clears.
Important: The message functions will not operate properly if the
lamp timer is reset without replacing the lamp or the lamp timer is not
reset when the lamp is replaced.
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Installing Battery (for remote control)
• Use a 3V micro lithium battery as shown in the illustration.
• The battery is not rechargeable.
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“+” side
Pull out
Battery Holder
Figure 9: Installing the Battery
1 Pull the plastic tab from the battery access door when using the new projector for the first time.
2 Pinch the battery holder at the bottom of the remote control and gently pull out the holder with
the battery.
3 Gently pop the battery out of the holder and replace it with a new battery.
4 The + side of the battery should be facing up as shown in the illustration.
5 Push the battery and holder back into the battery slot. The holder should click into place.
Cleaning Instructions
Projector Lens
• Clean the lens with a damp, non-abrasive cloth. Apply a lens cleaning solution or a glass cleaning
solution to the cloth. Do not spray a cleaning solution directly onto the lens.
Projector Case
• Make sure the projector is cool before cleaning.
• Clean the exterior case with a moist cloth using a mild detergent.
WARNING: Do not use alcohol, benzene, or other chemical cleaners which could damage the case.
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Air-Filter
Clean or replace the air-filter after about every 100 hours of use to prevent overheating which
could damage the projector.
WARNING: Never operate the projector without the air-filter; doing so will damage the projector.
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Air Filter Cover
Filter
Figure 10: Cleaning the air-filter
Make sure the projector is cool and the power cord is unplugged before beginning.
Flip open the air-filter cover.
Gently remove the air filter.
Vacuum the air-filter.
You may also hand-wash the filter in warm water. (See warning below.)
5 Replace the air-filter.
6 Replace the filter cover.
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WARNING: Do not power-on the projector unless you are sure the filter is completely dry. Humidity
or steam can damage the projector.
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Customer Support
For the most expedient answer to your question, do the following:
1 Check Troubleshooting (on the previous page).
2 For assistance contact your reseller.
3 For further assistance see the contact information listed below.
Ask your reseller to refer you to a service center if contact information for your country or region is
not listed below:
NOTE: You will need to provide the serial number (on the back of the product).
Country/Region
T = Telephone
Email
F = FAX
United States
T: (800) 688-6688
vstech@viewsonic.com
F: (909) 468-1202
Canada
T: (800) 688-6688
vstech@viewsonic.com
F: (909) 468-1202
United Kingdom
T: 0800 833 648
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F: 0044 (0)1293 643910
Europe, Middle East, Baltic
countries, and North Africa
T: 0044 (0)1293 643900
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Australia
(contact reseller)
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New Zealand
T: 64-3-366-1135
mbarlass@vistech.co.nz
F: 0044 (0)1293 643910
F: 64-3-366-7006
Singapore/Southeast Asia
T: 65-273-4018
viewsonicspore@pacific.net.sg
F: 65-273-1566
Other Asia/Pacific countries T: 886-2-2248-4072
and Indian Peninsula
F: 886-2-2240-8238
vsi@viewsonic.com.tw
South Africa
atscom@mweb.co.za
T: 27-11-314-0002
F: 27-11-314-0002
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LIMITED WARRANTY
VIEWSONIC Projector
What the warranty covers:
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ViewSonic® warrants its products to be free from defects in material and workmanship during the warranty period. If a
product proves to be defective in material or workmanship during the warranty period, ViewSonic will at its sole option
repair or replace the product with a like product. Replacement product or parts may include remanufactured or refurbished
parts or components.
How long the warranty is effective:
ViewSonic projectors are warranted for three (3) years for all parts excluding the lamp, three (3) years for all labor, and
ninety (90) days for the lamp from the date of the first consumer purchase.
Who the warranty protects:
This warranty is valid only for the first consumer purchaser.
What the warranty does not cover:
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2.
Any product on which the serial number has been defaced, modified or removed.
Damage, deterioration or malfunction resulting from:
a. Accident, misuse, neglect, fire, water, lightning, or other acts of nature, unauthorized product modification, or failure to follow
instructions supplied with the product.
b. Repair or attempted repair by anyone not authorized by ViewSonic.
c. Any damage of the product due to shipment.
d. Removal or installation of the product.
e. Causes external to the product, such as electric power fluctuations or failure.
f. Use of supplies or parts not meeting ViewSonic’s specifications.
g. Normal wear and tear.
h. Any other cause which does not relate to a product defect.
3.
Removal, installation, and set-up service charges.
How to get service:
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2.
3.
4.
For information about receiving service under warranty, contact ViewSonic Customer Support. You will need to provide your
product’s serial number.
To obtain warranted service, you will be required to provide (a) the original dated sales slip, (b) your name, (c) your address, (d) a
description of the problem, and (e) the serial number of the product.
Take or ship the product freight prepaid in the original container to an authorized ViewSonic service center or ViewSonic.
For additional information or the name of the nearest ViewSonic service center, contact ViewSonic.
Limitation of implied warranties:
THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WHICH EXTEND BEYOND THE DESCRIPTION CONTAINED
HEREIN INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE.
Exclusion of damages:
VIEWSONIC’S LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE COST OF REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF THE PRODUCT.
VIEWSONIC SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR:
1.
2.
3.
DAMAGE TO OTHER PROPERTY CAUSED BY ANY DEFECTS IN THE PRODUCT, DAMAGES BASED UPON INCONVENIENCE,
LOSS OF USE OF THE PRODUCT, LOSS OF TIME, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY, LOSS OF
GOODWILL, INTERFERENCE WITH BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS, OR OTHER COMMERCIAL LOSS, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE
POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
ANY OTHER DAMAGES, WHETHER INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHERWISE.
ANY CLAIM AGAINST THE CUSTOMER BY ANY OTHER PARTY.
Effect of state law:
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. Some
states do not allow limitations on implied warranties and/or do not allow the exclusion of incidental or consequential
damages, so the above limitations and exclusions may not apply to you.
Sales outside the U.S.A. and Canada:
For warranty information and service on ViewSonic products sold outside of the U.S.A. and Canada, contact ViewSonic
or your local ViewSonic dealer.
Projector Warranty (V2.0)
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Appendix
Power Cord Safety Guidelines
Caution: Use a power cable that is properly grounded. Always use an AC power cord that meets your country’s safety
standard.
USA .............................. UL
Canada......................... CSA
Germany ...................... VDE
Switzerland ...................SEV
Britain............................BASE/BS
Japan ............................Electric Appliance Control Act
AC PLUG CORD PRECAUTIONS FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM
FOR YOUR SAFETY PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TEXT CAREFULLY.
IF THE FITTED MOULDED PLUG IS UNSUITABLE FOR THE SOCKET OUTLET THEN THE PLUG
SHOULD BE CUT OFF AND DISPOSED OF SAFELY.
THERE IS A DANGER OF SEVERE ELECTRICAL SHOCK IF THE CUT OFF PLUG IS INSERTED INTO AN
APPROPRIATE SOCKET.
If a new plug is to be fitted, please observe the wiring code as shown below.
If in any doubt, please consult a qualified electrician.
WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED.
IMPORTANT: The wires in this mains lead are coloured in accordance with the following code:
Green-and-Yellow: Earth
Blue:
Neutral
Brown:
Live
If the coloured wires of the mains lead of this appliance do not correspond with the coloured markings
identifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as follows:
The wire which is coloured GREEN-AND-YELLOW must be connected to the terminal in the plug which is
marked by the letter E or by the Earth symbol or coloured GREEN or GREEN-AND-YELLOW.
The wire which is coloured BLUE must be connected to the terminal in the plug which is marked with the letter
N or coloured BLACK. The wire which is coloured BROWN must be connected to the terminal in the plug
which is marked with the letter L or coloured RED.
IMPORTANT NOTICE CONCERNING POWER CORD SELECTION
The power cord set for this unit has been enclosed and has been selected according to the country of
destination and must be used to prevent electric shock. Use the following guidelines if it is necessary to
replace the original cord set, or if the cord set is not enclosed.
The female receptacle of the cord set must meet CEE-22 requirements and will look like (Figure A1 below):
Figure A1
For the United States and Canada
In the United States and Canada the male plug is a NEMA5-15 style (Figure A2), UL Listed, and CSA
Labeled. For units which are mounted on a desk or table, type SVT or SJT cord sets may be used. For units
which sit on the floor, only SJT type cord sets may be used. The cord set must be selected according to the
current rating for your unit. Please consult the table below for the selection criteria for power cords used in the
United States and Canada.
Cord Type
Size of Conductors in Cord
Maximum Current Rating of Unit
SJT
18 AWG
16 AWG
14 AWG
10 Amps
12 Amps
12 Amps
SVT
18 AWG
17 AWG
10 Amps
12 Amps
For European Countries
In Europe you must use a cord set which is appropriate for the receptacles in your country. The cord set is
HAR-Certified, and a special mark that will appear on the outer sheath, or on the insulation of one of the inner
conductors.
If you have any questions concerning which proper power cord to use, please consult with the dealer from
whom you have purchased the product.
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FCC Information
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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. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency
energy, and if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to
radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be
determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by
one or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
FCC Warning
To assure continued FCC compliance, the user must use grounded power supply cord and the provided
shielded video interface cable with bonded ferrite cores. If a BNC cable is going to be used, use only a
shielded BNC(5) cable. Also, any unauthorized changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate this device.
CE Conformity
The device complies with the requirements of the EEC directive 89/336/EEC as amended by 92/
31/EEC and 93/68/EEC Art.5 with regard to “Electromagnetic compatibility,” and 73/23/EEC as
amended by 93/68/EEC Art.13 with regard to “Safety.”
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07/2000
ViewSonic Corporation
381 Brea Canyon Road
Walnut, CA 91789
Tel (909) 869-7976
Tel (800) 688-6688
Fax (909) 468-1202