Christie Christie HD User manual

M Series
User Manual
020-100009-08
M Series
User Manual
020-100009-08
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REGULATORY
The product has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits
are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the product is operated in a commercial environment. The
product generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may
cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of the product in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which
case the user will be required to correct the interference at the expense of the user.
This Class A digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
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GENERAL
Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, however in some cases changes in the products or availability could occur which may not be
reflected in this document. Christie reserves the right to make changes to specifications at any time without notice. Performance specifications
are typical, but may vary depending on conditions beyond the control of Christie such as maintenance of the product in proper working
conditions. Performance specifications are based on information available at the time of printing. Christie makes no warranty of any kind with
regard to this material, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of fitness for a particular purpose. Christie will not be liable for errors
contained herein or for incidental or consequential damages in connection with the performance or use of this material.
The product is designed and manufactured with high-quality materials and components that can be recycled and reused. This symbol
means that electrical and electronic equipment, at their end-of-life, should be disposed of separately from regular waste. Please dispose of
the product appropriately and according to local regulations. In the European Union, there are separate collection systems for used
electrical and electronic products. Please help us to conserve the environment we live in!
Canadian manufacturing facility is ISO 9001 and 14001 certified.
GENERAL WARRANTY STATEMENTS
For complete information about the Christie limited warranty, please contact your Christie dealer. In addition to the other limitations that may be
specified in the Christie limited warranty, the warranty does not cover:
a. Damage occurring during shipment, in either direction.
b. Projector lamps (See the separate Christie lamp program policy).
c. Damage caused by use of a projector lamp beyond the recommended lamp life, or use of a lamp supplied by a supplier other than Christie.
d. Problems caused by combination of the product with non-Christie equipment, such as distribution systems, cameras, video tape recorders,
etc., or use of the product with any non-Christie interface device.
e. Damage caused by misuse, improper power source, accident, fire, flood, lightning, earthquake or other natural disaster.
f. Damage caused by improper installation/alignment, or by product modification, if by other than a Christie authorized repair service
provider.
g. For LCD projectors, the warranty period specified applies only where the LCD projector is in “normal use.” “Normal use” means the LCD
projector is not used more than 8 hours a day, 5 days a week. For any LCD projector where “normal use” is exceeded, warranty coverage
under this warranty terminates after 6000 hours of operation.
h. Failure due to normal wear and tear.
PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE
Preventative maintenance is an important part of the continued and proper operation of your product. Please see the Maintenance section for
specific maintenance items as they relate to your product. Failure to perform maintenance as required, and in accordance with the maintenance
schedule specified by Christie, will void the warranty.
Table of Contents
1: Introduction
1.1 Labels and Marking .....................................................................................................................1-1
1.1.1 Typographical Notations......................................................................................................1-1
1.2 Purchase Record and Service Contacts .......................................................................................1-2
1.3 Projector Overview......................................................................................................................1-2
1.3.1 How the Projector Works ....................................................................................................1-2
1.3.2 User Interface Overview ......................................................................................................1-3
1.3.3 List of Components..............................................................................................................1-3
1.3.4 Key Features ........................................................................................................................1-3
1.4 Safety Warnings and Guidelines .................................................................................................1-4
1.4.1 General Precautions .............................................................................................................1-4
1.4.2 AC/Power Precautions.........................................................................................................1-5
1.4.3 Lamp Precautions ................................................................................................................1-5
2: Installation and Setup
2.1 Projector Quick Setup and Installation ........................................................................................2-1
2.1.1 Install a Projection Lens ......................................................................................................2-1
2.1.2 Position the Projector...........................................................................................................2-3
2.1.3 Connect a Source .................................................................................................................2-3
2.1.4 Connect the Line Cord .........................................................................................................2-4
2.1.5 Power up ..............................................................................................................................2-4
2.1.6 Select a Source.....................................................................................................................2-4
2.1.7 Adjust the Image ..................................................................................................................2-4
2.2 Detailed Setup and Installation....................................................................................................2-4
2.2.1 About the Projector ..............................................................................................................2-5
2.2.2 Installation Considerations ..................................................................................................2-7
2.2.3 Front Screen Installations ....................................................................................................2-7
2.2.4 Rear Screen Installations .....................................................................................................2-8
2.2.5 Screen Size...........................................................................................................................2-8
2.2.6 Ambient Lighting.................................................................................................................2-8
2.2.7 Ventilation ...........................................................................................................................2-8
2.2.8 Other Considerations ...........................................................................................................2-9
2.3 Projector Position ........................................................................................................................2-9
2.3.1 Throw Distance....................................................................................................................2-9
2.3.2 Vertical and horizontal position...........................................................................................2-9
2.4 Mounting .....................................................................................................................................2-13
2.4.1 Ceiling Mount ......................................................................................................................2-13
2.4.2 Special Mounting.................................................................................................................2-13
2.4.3 Stacking ...............................................................................................................................2-14
2.4.4 Stacking Multiple Projectors ...............................................................................................2-15
2.4.5 Stacking Alignment .............................................................................................................2-15
2.5 Adjust Projector Height and Tilt .................................................................................................2-16
2.5.1 Adjust Height.......................................................................................................................2-16
2.5.2 Adjust Tilt ............................................................................................................................2-16
2.6 Basic Optical Alignment .............................................................................................................2-16
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2.7 Advanced Optical Alignment ..................................................................................................... 2-17
2.8 Power Down................................................................................................................................ 2-19
2.8.1 Remote Keypad/Built-In Keypad........................................................................................ 2-19
2.8.2 Web User Interface (UI)...................................................................................................... 2-19
2.9 Connect Communications........................................................................................................... 2-20
2.9.1 Remote Keypads ................................................................................................................. 2-20
2.9.2 Serial Port Connections....................................................................................................... 2-20
2.9.3 Connect RS-232 .................................................................................................................. 2-20
2.9.4 Connect RS-422 .................................................................................................................. 2-21
2.9.5 Ethernet Communications................................................................................................... 2-22
2.9.6 Connect Multiple Projectors ............................................................................................... 2-22
2.9.7 Separate Networks .............................................................................................................. 2-23
2.9.8 Communicate to all Ports .................................................................................................... 2-23
2.9.9 System Integration - GPIO Connector ................................................................................ 2-24
2.9.10 Configuring the GPIO ....................................................................................................... 2-25
2.10 Projector Communications........................................................................................................ 2-26
2.10.1 Status LEDs....................................................................................................................... 2-26
2.11 Connect Sources........................................................................................................................ 2-27
2.11.1 LEDs ................................................................................................................................. 2-27
2.11.2 Twin HDMI Input Card .................................................................................................... 2-27
2.11.3 Analog BNC Input Card ................................................................................................... 2-28
2.11.4 Dual 3G/HD/SD-SDI Input Card ...................................................................................... 2-28
2.11.5 Dual Link DVI Input Card ................................................................................................ 2-28
2.11.6 Video Decoder Input Card ................................................................................................ 2-29
2.11.7 DMXC Interface Card....................................................................................................... 2-29
2.11.8 Connect Tiled Projectors................................................................................................... 2-30
3: Operation
3.1 How to Use the Remote Keypad or Built-In Keypad ................................................................. 3-1
3.1.1 Guide to Keypads................................................................................................................ 3-1
3.1.2 Remote Keypad................................................................................................................... 3-2
3.1.3 Wired Remote ..................................................................................................................... 3-4
3.1.4 Built-in Keypad................................................................................................................... 3-4
3.1.5 Overview of LED and Key States....................................................................................... 3-4
3.1.6 Remote Keypad Commands................................................................................................ 3-5
3.2 Navigating the Menus ................................................................................................................. 3-9
3.2.1 Main Menu .......................................................................................................................... 3-9
3.2.2 On-line Help........................................................................................................................ 3-10
3.2.3 The Global Icon .................................................................................................................. 3-10
3.2.4 How to Use Slide Bars and Other Controls ........................................................................ 3-10
3.2.5 Edit Text.............................................................................................................................. 3-12
3.3 Using Inputs and Channels ......................................................................................................... 3-13
3.3.1 How to Select an Input Or a Channel ................................................................................. 3-13
3.3.2 Create a New Channel......................................................................................................... 3-14
3.3.3 Using A Channel ................................................................................................................. 3-14
3.3.4 Channel Setup Menu ........................................................................................................... 3-15
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3.4 Adjusting the Image.....................................................................................................................3-18
3.5 Size and Position Menu ...............................................................................................................3-19
3.5.1 Resize Presets ......................................................................................................................3-19
3.5.2 Size.......................................................................................................................................3-21
3.5.3 Vertical Stretch ....................................................................................................................3-21
3.5.4 Pixel Track ...........................................................................................................................3-21
3.5.5 Pixel Phase...........................................................................................................................3-21
3.5.6 H-Position ............................................................................................................................3-21
3.5.7 V-Position ............................................................................................................................3-21
3.5.8 Keep Aspect On Auto Setup ................................................................................................3-22
3.5.9 Blanking - Submenu ............................................................................................................3-22
3.6 Image Settings Menu ...................................................................................................................3-23
3.6.1 Contrast................................................................................................................................3-23
3.6.2 Brightness ............................................................................................................................3-23
3.6.3 Yellow Notch Filter (YNF)..................................................................................................3-23
3.6.4 Color Space..........................................................................................................................3-23
3.6.5 Video Options - Submenu....................................................................................................3-24
3.6.6 Input Levels - Submenu .......................................................................................................3-26
3.6.7 Advanced Image Settings - Submenu ..................................................................................3-28
3.6.8 Gamma Settings - Submenu ................................................................................................3-28
3.6.9 Detail Settings......................................................................................................................3-29
3.6.10 Noise Reduction Settings...................................................................................................3-30
3.6.11 Color Settings ....................................................................................................................3-30
3.6.12 Dynamic Iris ......................................................................................................................3-31
3.7 Configuration - Adjust System Parameters and Advanced Controls ..........................................3-32
3.7.1 Language..............................................................................................................................3-32
3.7.2 Output Options Card - Submenu .........................................................................................3-32
3.7.3 Lens Settings - Submenu .....................................................................................................3-33
3.7.4 Power Management - Submenu ...........................................................................................3-33
3.7.5 Date And Time - Submenu ..................................................................................................3-34
3.7.6 Menu Preferences - Submenu ..............................................................................................3-34
3.7.7 Communications - Submenu................................................................................................3-35
3.7.8 Serial Options - Submenu ....................................................................................................3-35
3.7.9 Ethernet Settings - Submenu................................................................................................3-36
3.7.10 DMX / ArtNET - Submenu ...............................................................................................3-37
3.7.11 SNMP - Submenu ..............................................................................................................3-38
3.7.12 Geometry And Color - Submenu .......................................................................................3-40
3.7.13 Geometry Correction - Submenu .......................................................................................3-40
3.7.14 Brightness Uniformity - Submenu.....................................................................................3-42
3.7.15 Edge Blending - Submenu .................................................................................................3-45
3.7.16 Advanced Edge Blending - Submenu ................................................................................3-46
3.7.17 Color Adjustments By X/Y - Submenu .............................................................................3-47
3.7.18 Color Saturation - Submenu ..............................................................................................3-48
3.7.19 Black Level Blending - Submenu ......................................................................................3-48
3.7.20 Default Color Adjustments and Default Color Adjustment with YNF .............................3-49
3.7.21 Tiling Setup - Submenu .....................................................................................................3-49
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3.7.22 Diagnostics And Calibration - Submenu .......................................................................... 3-50
3.7.23 Option Card Settings - Submenu ...................................................................................... 3-51
3.7.24 Dynamic Iris - Submenu ................................................................................................... 3-51
3.8 Lamp Menu................................................................................................................................. 3-51
3.8.1 Lamp Operation .................................................................................................................. 3-51
3.8.2 Lamp Mode ......................................................................................................................... 3-52
3.8.3 Power .................................................................................................................................. 3-52
3.8.4 Intensity............................................................................................................................... 3-52
3.8.5 Yellow Notch Filter ............................................................................................................ 3-52
3.8.6 Single Lamp Switch On Fail ............................................................................................... 3-52
3.8.7 Dynamic Iris - Submenu ..................................................................................................... 3-52
3.8.8 Warn When Lamp Reaches (Hours) ................................................................................... 3-53
3.8.9 Lamp 1 s/n and Lamp 2 s/n ................................................................................................. 3-53
3.8.10 Change Lamp - Submenu.................................................................................................. 3-53
3.8.11 Lamp 1 History and Lamp 2 History ................................................................................ 3-53
3.9 Input Switching and PIP Menu ................................................................................................... 3-53
3.9.1 Main Input........................................................................................................................... 3-53
3.9.2 PIP Input ............................................................................................................................. 3-53
3.9.3 Swap Main and PIP Inputs.................................................................................................. 3-54
3.9.4 PIP Enable .......................................................................................................................... 3-54
3.9.5 PIP Windows Options - Submenu ...................................................................................... 3-54
3.9.6 PIP Size and Position - Submenu........................................................................................ 3-54
3.9.7 PIP Image Settings - Submenu............................................................................................ 3-54
3.9.8 Fade Time ........................................................................................................................... 3-54
3.9.9 Frame Locking .................................................................................................................... 3-55
3.9.10 Auto Input Searching ........................................................................................................ 3-55
3.9.11 HDMI Output Loop Source .............................................................................................. 3-55
3.9.12 Standby Active Loop-through........................................................................................... 3-55
3.10 Status......................................................................................................................................... 3-55
3.11 Using Multiple Projectors ......................................................................................................... 3-56
3.11.1 Match Colors in Multiple Screens .................................................................................... 3-56
3.11.2 Preliminary Calibration..................................................................................................... 3-56
3.11.3 Color Adjustment Procedure............................................................................................. 3-56
3.11.4 Use the Color Saturation Menu for Color Match.............................................................. 3-58
3.12 Remote Control of the Projector ............................................................................................... 3-59
3.13 Alarm Conditions...................................................................................................................... 3-59
4: Web User Interface
4.1 Logging On ................................................................................................................................. 4-1
4.2 Navigate the Web User Interface................................................................................................ 4-2
4.2.1 Help Text............................................................................................................................. 4-2
4.2.2 Basic Operation................................................................................................................... 4-3
4.2.3 Main Tabbed Page - General .............................................................................................. 4-3
4.2.4 Main Tabbed Page - Status ................................................................................................. 4-3
4.2.5 Main Tabbed Page - Lens ................................................................................................... 4-4
4.2.6 Tools Tabbed Page - Virtual OSD ...................................................................................... 4-4
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4.2.7 Admin Tabbed Page - System .............................................................................................4-6
4.2.8 Admin Tabbed Page - Users ................................................................................................4-8
4.2.9 Advanced Tabbed Page - RTE.............................................................................................4-9
5: Maintenance
5.1 Maintenance of the Cooling System............................................................................................5-1
5.1.1 Ventilation ...........................................................................................................................5-1
5.1.2 Optional Filters ....................................................................................................................5-1
5.2 Maintenance of Optics.................................................................................................................5-2
5.2.1 Optical (Excluding Lens).....................................................................................................5-2
5.2.2 Supplies or Cleaning Optical Surfaces ................................................................................5-3
5.2.3 Cleaning the Lens ................................................................................................................5-3
5.3 Replacing the Lamps ...................................................................................................................5-3
6: Troubleshooting
6.1 Power ...........................................................................................................................................6-1
6.1.1 Projector Does Not Power ON.............................................................................................6-1
6.2 Lamp ............................................................................................................................................6-1
6.2.1 Lamp Does Not Ignite..........................................................................................................6-1
6.2.2 Lamp Suddenly Turns OFF .................................................................................................6-2
6.2.3 Flicker, Shadows Or Dimness .............................................................................................6-2
6.3 LCD .............................................................................................................................................6-2
6.3.1 Blank Screen, No Menu Display .........................................................................................6-2
6.4 Remote Keypad ...........................................................................................................................6-2
6.4.1 Remote Keypad Does Not Seem to Work ...........................................................................6-2
6.5 OSD .............................................................................................................................................6-3
6.5.1 The OSD Menu Does Not Display ......................................................................................6-3
6.6 Ethernet........................................................................................................................................6-3
6.6.1 Can Not Establish Communication with Projector..............................................................6-3
6.7 Displays .......................................................................................................................................6-3
6.7.1 The Projector is ON but There is No Display......................................................................6-3
6.7.2 Severe Motion Artifacts.......................................................................................................6-3
6.7.3 Image Appears ‘Squeezed’ or Vertically Stretched into Center of Screen..........................6-3
6.7.4 The Display is Jittery or Unstable........................................................................................6-4
6.7.5 The Display is Faint.............................................................................................................6-4
6.7.6 The Upper Portion of the Display is Waving, Tearing or Jittering......................................6-4
6.7.7 Portions of the Display are Cut Off or Warped to the Opposite edge .................................6-4
6.7.8 Display Appears Compressed (Vertically Stretched) ..........................................................6-4
6.7.9 Data is Cropped from Edges ................................................................................................6-4
6.7.10 Display Quality Appears to Drift from Good to Bad, Bad to Good ..................................6-4
6.7.11 Display Suddenly Freezes..................................................................................................6-4
6.7.12 Colors in the Display are Inaccurate..................................................................................6-5
6.7.13 Display is Not Rectangular ................................................................................................6-5
6.7.14 Display is “Noisy” .............................................................................................................6-5
6.8 Web Interface ..............................................................................................................................6-5
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6.8.1 After a Projector Software Upgrade, The Web Pages Do Not Display Correctly .............. 6-5
6.8.2 A Backup Or Interrogator File Cannot Be Saved ............................................................... 6-6
7: Specifications
7.1 Image Performance ..................................................................................................................... 7-1
7.1.1 Pixel Format ....................................................................................................................... 7-1
7.1.2 Brightness (ANSI Lumens) ................................................................................................ 7-1
7.1.3 Contrast ............................................................................................................................... 7-2
7.1.4 Luminance Uniformity........................................................................................................ 7-2
7.1.5 Color Uniformity................................................................................................................. 7-2
7.1.6 Color Primaries ................................................................................................................... 7-2
7.1.7 Gamma ................................................................................................................................ 7-2
7.1.8 Grayscale/Color Resolution ................................................................................................ 7-2
7.1.9 Color Temperature .............................................................................................................. 7-3
7.1.10 Convergence...................................................................................................................... 7-3
7.1.11 Blemishes .......................................................................................................................... 7-4
7.1.12 Pixel Defects ..................................................................................................................... 7-4
7.1.13 Image Artifacts.................................................................................................................. 7-4
7.1.14 Picture Centering (with 1.4-1.8:1 HD lens) ...................................................................... 7-4
7.2 Feature Set .................................................................................................................................. 7-4
7.2.1 Airflow ............................................................................................................................... 7-4
7.2.2 Air Filters (Optional) .......................................................................................................... 7-4
7.2.3 Dust Sealing ........................................................................................................................ 7-5
7.2.4 ILS (Intelligent Lens System) ............................................................................................. 7-5
7.2.5 Projection Lens Compatibility ............................................................................................ 7-5
7.2.6 Dynamic Iris ....................................................................................................................... 7-6
7.2.7 Automatic Fans ................................................................................................................... 7-6
7.2.8 Automatic Color Filtering ................................................................................................... 7-6
7.2.9 Constant Lamp Output Management .................................................................................. 7-6
7.2.10 Shutter .............................................................................................................................. 7-6
7.2.11 Lamps................................................................................................................................ 7-6
7.2.12 Status LED ........................................................................................................................ 7-7
7.2.13 Electronics/SW ................................................................................................................. 7-7
7.3 Image Processor Performance..................................................................................................... 7-8
7.4 Input (Source Signal) Compatibility .......................................................................................... 7-8
7.4.1 Analog (Only) Input............................................................................................................ 7-8
7.4.2 Twin HDMI Input ............................................................................................................... 7-8
7.4.3 Dual Link DVI Input........................................................................................................... 7-9
7.4.4 Video Decoder Input ........................................................................................................... 7-9
7.4.5 Dual 3G/HD/SD-SDI .......................................................................................................... 7-9
7.5 Control Signal Compatibility ..................................................................................................... 7-9
7.5.1 Projector Control................................................................................................................. 7-9
7.5.2 Control Receiver ................................................................................................................. 7-10
7.5.3 RS-232 ................................................................................................................................ 7-10
7.5.4 RS-422 ................................................................................................................................ 7-10
7.5.5 Ethernet ............................................................................................................................... 7-10
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7.5.6 GPIO ....................................................................................................................................7-10
7.5.7 Built-In Keypad and Display ...............................................................................................7-10
7.5.8 AMX/Crestron Support........................................................................................................7-10
7.6 Power Requirements....................................................................................................................7-11
7.6.1 Lamp Specification ..............................................................................................................7-11
7.7 Physical Specifications ................................................................................................................7-12
7.7.1 Size.......................................................................................................................................7-12
7.7.2 Adjustment...........................................................................................................................7-12
7.7.3 Weight..................................................................................................................................7-12
7.7.4 Operating Position ...............................................................................................................7-12
7.8 Reliability and Serviceability ......................................................................................................7-12
7.8.1 Reliability.............................................................................................................................7-12
7.8.2 Serviceability .......................................................................................................................7-12
7.9 Environment ................................................................................................................................7-13
7.9.1 Temperature/Humidity/Altitude ..........................................................................................7-13
7.10 Accessories and Service Components .......................................................................................7-13
7.11 Regulatory .................................................................................................................................7-14
7.11.1 Safety .................................................................................................................................7-14
7.11.2 Electro-Magnetic Compatibility ........................................................................................7-14
7.11.3 Environmental....................................................................................................................7-14
7.11.4 Marking..............................................................................................................................7-14
A: Menu Tree
A.1 M Series Menu Tree ...................................................................................................................A-1
B: DMX/ArtNET
B.1 DMX and Real Time Events.......................................................................................................B-1
B.1.1 What is DMX? ....................................................................................................................B-1
B.1.2 What is Real Time Events? .................................................................................................B-1
B.1.3 Lens Control Limitations ....................................................................................................B-1
B.2 DMX Channel Setup...................................................................................................................B-2
B.2.1 M Series Setup Personality .................................................................................................B-3
B.2.2 M Series Show Personality .................................................................................................B-6
B.2.3 M Series Nitro VIP Projector Yoke Personality .................................................................B-8
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1 Introduction
Every effort has been made to ensure the information in this document is accurate and reliable; however, due to
constant research the information in this document is subject to change without notice.
USERS/OPERATORS: This manual is intended for trained users operating professional high-brightness
projection systems. Such users may also be trained to replace the lamp and air filter, but cannot install the
projector or perform any service functions on the M Series projector.
SERVICE: Only Christie accredited technicians knowledgeable about all potential hazards associated with
high voltage, ultraviolet exposure and high temperatures generated by the lamp and associated circuits are
authorized to: 1) assemble/install the projector and 2) perform service functions inside the projector.
DISCLAIMER: Christie Digital Systems assumes no responsibility for omissions or inaccuracies. Updates to
this document are published regularly, as required. Please contact Christie Digital Systems for availability.
1.1
Labels and Marking
Observe and follow any warnings and instructions marked on the projector.
Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or
serious injury. This signal word is to be limited to the most extreme situations.
Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or
serious injury.
Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in minor or
moderate injury. It may also be used without the safety alert symbol as an
alternative to “NOTICE”.
1.1.1 Typographical Notations
The following notations are used throughout this manual:
• Keypad commands and PC keystrokes appear in bold, small caps, such as POWER, INPUT, ENTER etc.
• References to areas within the current document appear italicized and underlined. When viewed online, the
text appears in blue indicating a direct link to that section. For example, Section 2 Installation and Setup.
• References to other documents appear italicized and blue. When viewed online, the text appears in blue
indicating a direct link to that section. For example, refer to Service Manual.
• References to software menus and available options appear bold, such as Main menu, and available options
appear italicized, such as Preferences.
• User input or messages that appear on screen, in status display units or other control modules appear in
Courier font. For example. “No Signal Present”, Login: christiedigital.
• Error codes, LED status codes appear bold, e.g. LP, A1, etc.
• Operational states of modules appear capitalized, such as power ON/OFF.
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Section 1: Introduction
1.2
Purchase Record and Service Contacts
Whether the projector is under warranty or the warranty has expired, Christie’s highly trained and extensive
factory and dealer service network is always available to quickly diagnose and correct projector malfunctions.
Complete service manuals and updates are available for all projectors. Should a problem be encountered with
any part of the projector, contact your dealer. In most cases, servicing is performed on site. If you have
purchased the projector, fill out the information below and keep with your records.
Dealer:
Dealer or Christie Sales/Service Contact Phone Number:
Projector Serial Number*:
Purchase Date:
Installation Date:
* The serial number can be found on the license label located on the back of the projector.
Table 1.1 Ethernet Settings
Default Gateway:
DNS Server:
Projector DLP Address:
Projector Mgmt IP Address:
Subnet Mask:
1.3
Projector Overview
The M Series is a family of high resolution video/graphics 3 chip 1080p
HD, SXGA+, WUXGA and WXGA projectors, see Table 1.2 M Series
Projectors for specific models. These projectors are based on next
generation DLP™ technology provided by Texas Instruments.
1.3.1 How the Projector Works
The projector accepts data/graphics and video input signals for projection onto front or rear screens. Light is
generated by dual mercury lamps, then modulated by three Digital Micro-mirror Device (DMD) panels that
provide digitized red, green or blue color information. Light from the “ON” pixels of each panel is reflected,
converged and then projected to the screen through a single front lens, where all pixels are perfectly
superimposed as a sharp full-color image.
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1.3.2 User Interface Overview
The projector can be controlled via a menu system displayed on the image. The menu system can be controlled
by an IR remote, wired remote or through the built-in keypad. The LCD screen and built-in keypad allow
some functions to be controlled without the need of an OSD display, and provide a quickly accessible interface
to view error reporting. The functions on the OSD can also be controlled using the Christie Serial Protocol, via
a serial or Ethernet connection to the projector. The Web interface provides access to the menu system as a
Virtual OSD (On-screen display) and to features that maintain the software and settings.
1.3.3 List of Components
Ensure the following components were received with the projector:
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IR remote keypad (includes two, 1.5V AA batteries and an XLR to mini-stereo cable conversion to wired)
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Line cord
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Lens Mount Security Screw (M6x10mm long, Qty. 2)
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Lens Mount Security Screw (5mm Hex, Qty. 1)
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Warranty Card
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Web Registration Form
1.3.4 Key Features
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Up to 14,000 lumens
HD (1080p) or SXGA+, WUXGA, or WXGA resolution
Dual Mercury lamp illumination with 200W, 350W and 450W options
Dynamic Iris contrast aperture providing up to 10,000:1 contrast ratio (available on 200W and 350W models)
Ultra-compact design and weighs less than 55lbs
10-bit image processor electronics with modular design
Fully sealed optical system
Active fan control for minimum noise level
Selectable, motorized Yellow Notch Filter for expanded color gamut
User interchangeable projection lenses with no-tool mounting
Picture-in-picture (PIP)
LiteLOC for constant brightness maintenance
Intelligent Lens System (ILS)
Motorized lens mount for all models
Auto-setup feature
Integrated ChristieNET
Networking ability through RS-232 and RS-422 connectors
Status LED display on built-in keypad for easy projector status monitoring
Control with remote keypad, wired remote, or built-in keypad
Four input slots for Optional Input Modules
See Section 7 Specifications for a complete list of technical specifications.
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Table 1.2 M Series Projectors
1.4
MODEL NAME
PART NUMBER
HD14K-M
118-019101-XX
HD10K-M
118-011103-XX
HD6K-M
118-012104-XX
DS+14K-M
118-010113-XX
DS+10K-M
118-013105-XX
DS+6K-M
118-014106-XX
Roadster HD14K-M
118-029102-XX
Roadster HD10K-M
118-021104-XX
Roadster S+14K-M
118-020114-XX
Roadster S+10K-M
118-023106-XX
DLV1920-DL
118-042107-XX
DLV1400-DL
118-044109-XX
WU14K-M
118-011114-XX
WU12K-M
118-015107-XX
WU7K-M
118-016108-XX
Roadster WU14K-M
118-021115-XX
Roadster WU12K-M
118-025108-XX
WX10K-M
118-017109-XX
WX7K-M
118-018100-XX
Safety Warnings and Guidelines
1.4.1 General Precautions
FIRE HAZARD. Keep hands, clothes and all combustible material away from
the concentrated light beam of the projector. Position all cables where they
cannot contact hot surfaces or be pulled or tripped over.
All installation and maintenance procedures must be performed by a Christie
accredited service technician.
Projector must be operated in an environment that meets operating
specifications, as listed in Section 7 Specifications.
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1.4.2 AC/Power Precautions
Use only the AC power cord supplied. Do not attempt operation if the AC
supply and cord are not within the specified voltage and power range. See
the license label on the back of the projector or Section 7 Specifications for rated
voltage and power.
The projector is equipped with a 3-wire plug with a grounding pin. This is a
safety feature. If you are unable to insert the plug into the outlet, contact an
electrician to have the outlet replaced. NEVER defeat the safety purpose of
the grounding-type plug.
Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Locate the power cord
where persons walking on it or objects rolling over it cannot damage the cord.
1.4.3 Lamp Precautions
Never attempt to access the lamp while the lamp is ON. After turning the
lamp OFF, it is crucial that you wait at least 10 minutes before handling the
lamp. This provides sufficient time for the lamp cooling fans to properly cool
the lamp. For all other precautions critical for safe removal and replacement
of the lamp, see 5.3 Replacing the Lamps.
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2 Installation and Setup
This section explains how to install, connect and optimize the projector for delivery of superior image quality.
Illustrations are graphical representations only and are provided to enhance the understanding of the written
material.
2.1
Projector Quick Setup and Installation
The following instructions are for those preferring a quick setup. Refer to the remaining subsections for
detailed setup instructions.
Always power down the projector and disconnect all power sources before
servicing or cleaning.
See the Safety Warnings and Guidelines in Section 5 Maintenance.
2.1.1 Install a Projection Lens
The projection lens, shipped separately from the projector, must be installed prior to setting up the projector.
Remove the lens plug from the lens opening in the projector before installing
the lens. Retain the lens plug for projector transportation to protect the
optical components from dust and debris.
IMPORTANT! The lens seals the projector, preventing contaminants from entering the interior of the
projector. Never operate a projector without a lens. Remove the rear lens cap from the lens.
Keep the front lens cap on the lens to protect it during installation.
1. Rotate the lens clamp to the OPEN position, as shown.
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2. Align the lens interface plate with the lens mount. Align the lens electrical connector with the mating
connector on the lens mount. Fully insert the assembly straight into the lens mount opening without
turning. Press using your hand as shown.
NOTE: When installing the lens, ensure that the lens is not inserted at an angle, as this can cause damage.
3. While holding the lens flat against the lens mount, rotate the lens clamp clockwise to lock the lens
assembly in place.
4. Remove the front lens cap.
5. For added stability such as motion applications, fasten the security screws provided with the lens-mount.
NOTE: There are two types of lens plate models.
6. Use a 5mm hex driver to fasten the red security screws provided with the lens mount, or hand tighten the
lens retaining screws attached to the lens.
NOTES: 1) Recommended for heaviest lenses such as 0.73:1 and 1.2:1.
Use of the lens red security screws or the lens retaining screws is required if
the projector is hoisted or installed in an overhead position.
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2.1.2 Position the Projector
2 people are required to safely lift and install the projector.
Place the projector on a sturdy, level surface and position it so that it is perpendicular to the screen at a suitable
distance. The further back the projector is positioned for the screen, the larger the image will be.
To level the projector adjust its 3 feet. With the projector positioned perpendicular to the screen the image will
appear rectangular instead of keystoned.
For more detailed instructions to position the projector, see 2.3 Projector Position.
2.1.3 Connect a Source
The input panel where all source connections are made, is located at the back of the projector. Each input is
clearly labeled for easy identification. Depending on the type of option card installed, connect your source
using the appropriate cable(s), as follows:
• Analog Input Card: Connect 3-, 4-, or 5-wire RGB source to Red/Pr, Green/Y, Blue/Pb, H/C and V using 3,
4 or 5 BNC connectors as required.
• Dual 3G/HD/SD-SDI Input Card: Connect the SDI (Serial Digital Interface) cable to one of the two inputs,
1-IN or 2-IN. Both standard-definition (SD) and high-definition (HD) signals are accepted and automatically
recognized on either input.
• Dual Link DVI Input Card: Connect a single or dual DVI video signal to the DVI-I connector, an analog
video signal to the DVI-I connector or an analog video signal to the VGA connector. The DVI signal may
contain HDCP (High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection).
• Twin HDMI Input Card: Connect HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) cable to one of the two
inputs, 1-IN or 2-IN.
• Video Decoder Input Card: Depending on the source you can apply the following;
• Composite video source to 1-CVBS, using a BNC Cable
NOTE: Same signal can be used on 4, 5 or 6 when input is selected as CVBS.
• A component signal on Inputs 4(Pr), 5(Y), 6(Pb) using BNC Connectors.
NOTE: Grouped as a component input, YPbPr.
• S-Video to one of the two, 2-SVID or 3-SVID using S-Video cable.
• S-Video using two BNC cables, with Luma (Y) connected to 4 (Sy) and Chroma (C) connected to 6 (Sc).
NOTE: Must be grouped as 1 S-Video + 1 CVBS.
• DMX512 Interface Card: Has two 5pin XLR connectors - 1 (input) male and 1 (output) female. If there is
active communications on the DMX512 Interface card the power LED will blink between low intensity and
high intensity.
See 2.11 Connect Sources for more details.
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2.1.4 Connect the Line Cord
IMPORTANT!Use the line cord provided with the projector, or ensure you are using a line cord, power plug
and socket that meet the appropriate rating standards. Voltage and current requirements are
listed on the license label, located at the back of the projector.
Connect the projector line cord to the AC receptacle at the AC inlet of the projector, then push the wire clip
over the plug to retain it. This prevents the line cord from inadvertent disconnection. Plug the 3-pronged plug
end into a suitably rated grounded AC receptacle. Switch the projector ON. The switch is located just above the
AC receptacle.
NOTE: This product can be connected to an IT power distribution system.
Do not attempt operation if the AC supply and cord is not within the specified
ratings. On power down, wait 5-10 minutes for the fans to turn OFF before
unplugging the projector. Always switch off the projector before unplugging
the AC line cord.
2.1.5 Power up
After the AC Power has been switched on, the LCD display above the keypad indicates “Please wait” and the 4
LED status indicators on the top cover window switch on to amber. These indicate that the projector is
changing its state from powered down to standby. The message “Standby Mode” appears in the display when
the projector has completed its initialization and is ready for power up. The 2 lamp status LEDs will go off to
indicate that the lamps are off. The Power status LED will show amber, indicating that the projector is in
standby mode. The shutter LED will display amber, indicating the shutter is closed. Press and hold the power
button on the keypad or remote for 2 seconds, or press twice quickly. The lamps will power on and the fans will
come on. See Section 3 Operation for a full description of the status indicators.
NOTE: The default settings for the projector are to perform a lens calibration after the insertion of a new lens.
If this is the first time the projector has been powered up with the lens, expect a short period (about 15 seconds)
where the lens will move slightly.
2.1.6 Select a Source
Press one of the input keys on the remote, or on the built-in keypad to select and display the image for the
connected source.
2.1.7 Adjust the Image
Adjust the image settings, such as Brightness, Contrast, Gamma, Focus, Zoom etc. using the direct keys on the
remote, or on the built-in keypad. See Section 3 Operation for more details.
2.2
Detailed Setup and Installation
Always power down the projector and disconnect all power sources before
servicing or cleaning.
See the Safety Warnings and Guidelines in 1.4 Safety Warnings and Guidelines.
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2.2.1 About the Projector
Built-In Keypad
The built-in keypad is located on the side of the projector. Use it similarly to the IR remote to control the
projector. An LCD display is located above the keypad for displaying projector status.
AC Receptacle
The AC receptacle is located above the AC receptacle at the back of the projector. Use this receptacle to plug
in an appropriately rated line cord.
Adjustable Feet
Located on the underside of the projector are three adjustable feet. Raise or lower these feet when positioning
the projector to ensure it is level on all sides so the displayed image will appear rectangular without any
keystone. See 2.5.1 Adjust Height for instructions on how to adjust the projector feet.
Input Panel
All source connections are made to the input panel located at the back of the projector. Any of the available
optional input cards can be installed in the 4 option card slots. The slots are labelled 1 through 4. All option
cards have LEDs to indicate their status.
Cooling and Air Vents
There are numerous air vents located around the projector. It is important these vents remain unobstructed.
Adequate airflow through the projector will prevent it from overheating.
Kensington Lock Attachment
Located at the rear of the projector to the left of the AC receptacle, is a Kensington lock attachment point. This
provides the ability to secure the projector against possible theft.
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Lamp Door
The lamp doors are located at the side of the projector, which provides easy access to the lamp module for
replacement. The lamp doors are fitted with safety interlocks which switch the lamp off when the door is
opened. The lamp doors are provided with clear windows to indicate when the lamps are on.
Front and Rear IR Sensors
The two IR sensors receive transmissions from the IR remote from up to 100 feet away. It is important to keep
the transmission path to these sensors unobstructed for uninterrupted communications with the projector. The
rear IR sensor is located at the back of the projector between the status LEDs. The front IR sensor is located
next to the front nameplate.
Projection Lenses, Lens Mount and Other Features
The projector includes a motorized lens mount that allows automated lens control and adjustment: vertical and
horizontal offsets, zoom and focus.
• Zoom and Focus: There are two internal lens motors that allow for quick motorized adjustment of zoom and
focus. Adjust zoom to fit the displayed image on the screen and adjust focus to improve the clarity of the
image.
NOTES: 1) The projection lens is shipped separately from the projector. 2) Use the lens cap when
transporting the lens to avoid scratching and damaging the lens, which could affect your displayed image. 3)
Motorized lenses should not be adjusted by hand without first setting them for manual operation, otherwise
the zoom and focus motors may be damaged.
(Set in Menu > Configuration > Lens Settings > Manual Zoom/Focus).
• Lens Offset: The motorized lens mount allows vertical and horizontal offset of the displayed image.
• Shutter: Allows the screen to become absolute black, when in the “closed” state.
• Dynamic Iris Contrast Aperture: Enables adjustment of light output and contrast ratio.
NOTE: Dynamic Iris is only applicable on 200W and 350W models.
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2.2.2 Installation Considerations
Proper installation of the projector will ensure the quality of the display. Whether installing a projector
temporarily or permanently, take the following into account to make sure the projector performs optimally.
Choose the installation type that best suits your needs: front or rear screen, floor mount or inverted mount.
Front Screen / Floor Mount Installations
ADVANTAGES
CONSIDERATIONS
Easy to set up.
Shares floor space with audience.
Can be moved or changed quickly.
Easy to access.
Front Screen / Inverted Mount (ceiling) Installation
ADVANTAGES
CONSIDERATIONS
Does not take up audience space.
Installation is more permanent.
Projector is unobtrusive.
It is more difficult to access the projector.
Projector cannot be accidentally moved.
Rear Screen / Floor Mount Installation
ADVANTAGES
CONSIDERATIONS
Projector is completely hidden.
Requires separate room or enclosure.
Projector is easily accessed.
Installation cost is usually higher.
Usually good ambient light rejection.
Rear Screen / Inverted Mount (ceiling) Installation
ADVANTAGES
CONSIDERATIONS
Projector is completely hidden.
Requires separate room.
Usually good ambient light rejection.
Installation cost is usually higher.
More difficult to access projector.
Rear Screen / Floor Mount with Mirror
ADVANTAGES
CONSIDERATIONS
Projector is completely hidden
Requires separate room or enclosure.
Usually good ambient light rejection.
Installation cost is usually higher.
Requires less space behind screen than other
rear screen installations.
More involved to perform setup.
2.2.3 Front Screen Installations
In front screen installations, the projector and audience are positioned in front of the screen, which can be flat
or curved.
Flat screens offer a gain of about 1.0 with a viewing angle just less than 180 degrees. This type of screen
reflects incident light equally in all directions so the audience can see the display from various angles.
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Curved screens have a gain greater than 1.0 with a viewing angle much less than 180 degrees. This type of
screen does not reflect incident light equally in all directions; instead it is concentrated in a viewing cone. The
audience sitting within the viewing cone area will see a brighter image than those sitting just outside the area.
2.2.4 Rear Screen Installations
There are two basic types of rear screens:
• Diffused: A diffused screen has a surface which spreads the light that strikes it. Purely diffused screens have
a gain of less than 1.0. The advantage of the diffused screen is its wide viewing angle, similar to that of a flat
screen for front screen projection. This type of screen is suitable when a wide viewing angle is required but
there is low ambient room lightening.
• Optical: Optical screens take light from the projector and redirects it to increase the light intensity at the
front of the screen and reduce it in other areas. A viewing cone, similar to that of a curved front screen
installation is created. This type of screen is better suited for brightly lit rooms where the audience is situated
within the viewing cone.
2.2.5 Screen Size
Choose a screen size appropriate for your lens and application. If the projector will be used to display text
information, the image size must allow the audience to recognize all text clearly. The eye sees a letter clearly if
eye-to-text distance is less than 150 times the height of the letter. Small text located too far from the eye will be
illegible at a distance no matter how sharply and clearly it is displayed.
To fill a screen with an image, the aspect ratio of the screen should be equal to the aspect ratio of the image
(expressed as the ratio of its width to its height). Standard video from a VCR has a 4:3 or 1.33:1 aspect ratio.
For example, to display a VCR output with a 4:3 aspect ratio onto a 10-foot (3m) high screen, the width of the
screen must be at least 13.3 feet (4m).
2.2.6 Ambient Lighting
The high brightness of this projector is well suited for locations where ambient lighting might be considered
less than ideal. A typical room with ceiling lights and windows rarely requires special attention. Contrast ratio
in your images will be reduced if stray light directly strikes the screen. For example, when a shaft of light from
a window or floodlight falls on the image. Images may appear washed out and less vibrant. Avoid or eliminate
stray light sources directed at the screen.
2.2.7 Ventilation
The projector vents and louvers provide ventilation, both for intake and exhaust. Never block or cover these
openings. Do not install the projector near a radiator or heat register, or within an enclosure. To ensure
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adequate airflow around the projector, allow free air exchange to the projector with a minimum clearance of
25cm (10-inch) on the left, right and rear sides of the projector from any walls or other obstructions. Never
obstruct the air exchange to the projector.
2.2.8 Other Considerations
Other considerations and tips to improve your installation:
• Keep the ambient temperature constant and below 40°C (104°F). Keep the projector away from heating and/
or air conditioning vents. Changes in temperature may cause drifts in the projector circuitry, which may
affect performance.
• Keep the projector away from devices that radiate electromagnetic energy, such as motors and transformers,
slide projectors, speakers, power amplifiers, elevators, etc.
• Use a screen size appropriate for the venue but not larger than required. Installing a large screen in a small
room is similar to watching television at a close range; too large a screen can overpower a room and interfere
with the overall effect. As a rule, be no closer than 1.5 times the width of the screen.
2.3
Projector Position
2.3.1 Throw Distance
Throw distance is the distance measured from the front feet of the projector to the screen. This calculation
determines if there is enough room to install your projector with a desired screen size and if the image will be
of the right size for your screen.
To estimate the throw distance take the horizontal width of the screen and multiply it by the lens throw ratio.
The result determines approximately the distance the projector should be positioned from the screen to project
a focused image large enough to fill the screen. For example, using a 0.73:1 lens, throw distance would
roughly be 0.73 x screen width.
IMPORTANT! Use the lens and screen size to calculate the precise throw distance using the the lens throw
calculator provided in the Dealer Section of the Christie Website, or use the tables provided
in 020-100221-XX. Due to lens manufacturing tolerances for lens focal length, actual throw
distance can vary ±5% between lenses with the same nominal throw ratio.
2.3.2 Vertical and horizontal position
The correct vertical and horizontal position of the projector in relation to the screen depends on the lens type
and the screen size. Ideally, the projector should be positioned perpendicular to the screen. This way, the image
will appear rectangular instead of keystoned (trapezoidal).
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The vertical position of the image can be offset (that is moved above or below the optical axis) by adjusting the
motorized lens mount. The amount of vertical offset available depends on the type of lens installed in the
projector and can be limited if horizontal offset has been applied. Vertical offset can be expressed as the
percent of half the image height or the number of pixels of shift from lens center. See Figure 2-1 Vertical
Offset Examples for illustrated examples of vertical offset.
Table 2.1, Table 2.2 and Table 2.3 specify the vertical offset of each type of lens.
Table 2.1 WUXGA/WXGA Vertical Offset Ranges
WUXGA LENS DESCRIPTION
LENS PART
NUMBER
Lens ILS 0.73:1SX+/0.67:1HD
Lens ILS 1.25-1.6SX+/1.16-1.49HD
ALL OTHER LENSES
118-100110-XX
118-100111-XX
WXGA LENS DESCRIPTION
LENS PART
NUMBER
Lens ILS 0.73:1SX+/0.67:1HD
Lens ILS 1.25-1.6SX+/1.16-1.49HD
ALL OTHER LENSES
118-100110-XX
118-100111-XX
MINIMUM OFFSET
ABOVE OR BELOW
LENS CENTER
±22%
±132 pixels
±82%
±492 pixels
±112%
±672 pixels
MINIMUM OFFSET
ABOVE OR BELOW
LENS CENTER
±50%
±192 pixels
±120%
±460 pixels
±150%
±576 pixels
Table 2.2 HD 1080p Vertical Offset Ranges
HD 1080P LENS DESCRIPTION
Lens ILS 0.73:1SX+/0.67:1HD
Lens ILS 1.25-1.6SX+/1.16-1.49HD
ALL OTHER LENSES
LENS PART
NUMBER
118-100110-XX
118-100111-XX
MINIMUM OFFSET
ABOVE OR BELOW
LENS CENTER
±35%
±189 pixels
±102%
±551 pixels
±119%
±643 pixels
Table 2.3 SXGA+ Vertical Offset Ranges
SXGA+ LENS DESCRIPTION
Lens ILS 0.73:1SX+/0.67:1HD
Lens ILS 1.25-1.6SX+/1.16-1.49HD
ALL OTHER LENSES
LENS PART
NUMBER
118-100110-XX
118-100111-XX
MINIMUM OFFSET
ABOVE OR BELOW
LENS CENTER
±23%
±121 pixels
±73%
±383 pixels
±100%
±525 pixels
NOTES: 1) Offsets are subject to ±7% centering tolerance. 2) % Offset = number of pixels of offset/half
vertical panel resolution x 100.
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The horizontal position of the image can also be offset; that is moved to the left or right of optical center, by
adjusting the motorized lens mount. The amount of horizontal offset available depends on the lens installed
and if the image has already been vertically offset. Horizontal offset can be expressed as the percent of half the
image width or the number of pixels of shift to one side of lens center. Table 2.4, Table 2.5 and Table 2.6 each
show the horizontal offset of a lens type. See Figure 2-2 Horizontal Offset Examples.
Table 2.4 WUXGA/WXGA Horizontal Offset Ranges
WUXGA LENS DESCRIPTION
LENS PART
NUMBER
Lens ILS 0.73SX+/0.67HD
Lens ILS 1.25-1.6SX+/1.16-1.49HD
ALL OTHER LENSES
118-100110-XX
118-100111-XX
WXGA LENS DESCRIPTION
LENS PART
NUMBER
Lens ILS 0.73SX+/0.67HD
Lens ILS 1.25-1.6SX+/1.16-1.49HD
ALL OTHER LENSES
118-100110-XX
118-100111-XX
MINIMUM OFFSET
ABOVE OR BELOW
LENS CENTER
±6%
±58 pixels
±38%
±365 pixels
±54%
±518 pixels
MINIMUM OFFSET
ABOVE OR BELOW
LENS CENTER
±18%
±122 pixels
±58%
±396 pixels
±76%
±518 pixels
Table 2.5 HD 1080p Horizontal Offset Ranges
HD 1080P LENS DESCRIPTION
Lens ILS 0.73:1SX+/0.67:1HD
Lens ILS 1.25-1.6SX+/1.16-1.49HD
ALL OTHER LENSES
LENS PART
NUMBER
118-100110-XX
118-100111-XX
MINIMUM OFFSET
ABOVE OR BELOW
LENS CENTER
±12%
±115 pixels
±40%
±384 pixels
±42%
±403 pixels
Table 2.6 SXGA+ Horizontal Offset Ranges
SXGA+ LENS DESCRIPTION
Lens ILS 0.73:1SX+/0.67:1HD
Lens ILS 1.25-1.6SX+/1.16-1.49HD
ALL OTHER LENSES
LENS PART
NUMBER
118-100110-XX
118-100111-XX
MINIMUM OFFSET
ABOVE OR BELOW
LENS CENTER
±13%
±91 pixels
±45%
±315 pixels
±50%
±350 pixels
NOTES: 1) Offsets are subject to ±7% centering tolerance. 2) % Offset = number of pixels of offset/half
horizontal panel resolution x 100.
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FIGURE 2-1 VERTICAL OFFSET EXAMPLES
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FIGURE 2-2 HORIZONTAL OFFSET EXAMPLES
2.4
Mounting
There are several methods for mounting the projector. In typical front and rear screen installations the projector
can be mounted to a secure and level surface, such as a table or cart. Carts are useful when the projector has to
be moved often. To prevent accidental movement during a presentation, lock the wheels on the cart.
2.4.1 Ceiling Mount
The projector can be inverted and suspended from the ceiling using a specially designed ceiling mount fixture
118-100108-XX. This mounting is recommended for those that want the projector out of plain view or have
limited amount of space for the projector. For more information, contact your dealer.
Use only the Christie approved ceiling mount kit designed for your projector.
2.4.2 Special Mounting
The projector can also be rotated (front-to-back) up to 360 degrees and fixed in a rotated position without
affecting performance. However, the side-to-side tilt limit of the projector must not exceed +/-15 degrees, to
ensure optimal performance of the projector.
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2.4.3 Stacking
The M Series projectors can be stacked up to a maximum of 3 projectors high using the Christie stacking frame
(118-100107-XX).
1. Turn the projector OFF and disconnect the AC power cord after the cooling fans have stopped.
2. Make sure the base plate is flat.
3. Place the projector into the stacking frame.
NOTE: There are two ways of placing the projector into the stacking frame: from the top or from the front.
4. Make sure the pitch is to its maximum, prior to placing the projector from the front.
5. Make sure the bottom base plate of the frame is aligned with the projector.
6. Use a 6 mm Allen key to tighten the (6) M8 bolts securing the base plate to the bottom of the projector.
7. M8 safety point must be used when flying projectors overhead.
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2.4.4 Stacking Multiple Projectors
NOTE: The projectors can be stacked and hoisted in either an upright or inverted positions.
1. With one person positioned on each side of the stacking frame, lift the
top stacking frame onto the bottom stacking frame, aligning all four
stacking legs between the frames.
NOTE: Remove the locking pin from each stacking leg prior to
alignment and ensure the four stacking legs are fully seated on the
lower stacking frame.
Step 2 is a critical safety procedure that MUST
be observed. Failure to engage the locking pin
may cause the projectors to separate, resulting
in possible injury or death.
2. Insert the locking pin through the holes in the stacking legs. Make sure each pin is fully inserted.
NOTE: The steel ball on the end of the pin keeps the pin from releasing inadvertently.
3. When required, repeat steps 1 and 2 for the third projector in the stack.
2.4.5 Stacking Alignment
Stacked projectors must be correctly aligned to one another so the resulting display is optimized. If hoisting the
stack, do so first and then align. To align the image, use pitch, yaw, or roll. Prior to aligning the image, turn the
locking nut to unlock then use the knob to adjust the image.
NOTE: Ensure to lock the locking nut to maintain the image adjustment.
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2.5
Adjust Projector Height and Tilt
2.5.1 Adjust Height
You can modify the height of the projector to remedy a slightly uneven mounting surface by adjusting the three
feet threaded into the bottom chassis. Turn each foot clock-wise or counter-clockwise until the projector is
level on all sides.
The front feet are adjusted by turning the collar and the feet do not rotate when adjusted. The rear foot is
adjusted by turning the entire foot.
2.5.2 Adjust Tilt
1. Before adjusting tilt, ensure the projector is centered.
NOTE: Check with site personnel for the degree of screen tilt, or measure this incline with a protractor at
the screen.
2. Tilt the projector to closely match the screen tilt angle by extending or retracting the 3 adjustable feet.
NOTE: For an ideal installation, the lens surface should be centered and parallel to the screen - this
orientation helps to ensure optimized lens performance with minimal offset. Choose a sturdy mounting
surface that allows for this. If this position is not possible (such as when the projector is significantly
higher than the center of the screen), it is better to rely on offset rather than extra tilt.
2.6
Basic Optical Alignment
Only perform image alignment once the projector is fully assembled and powered up in its final location. Basic
image alignment ensures the image reflected from the DMDs is parallel and well-centered with the lens and
screen. This initial optical alignment is the foundation for optimizing images on the screen and must be
completed before final boresight adjustments. Before beginning, make sure the projector is properly positioned
in relation to the screen.
Basic Optical Alignment Procedure
1. Display a test pattern: Appropriate for analyzing image focus and geometry, such as the Grid test pattern
showing the cross-hair centered across the image. Press the TEST key on the remote keypad or use the builtin keypad and press the soft key that displays Test on the LCD display.
2. Course focus: Do a quick preliminary focus and (if available) zoom adjustment with the primary lens. Do
not worry about consistency across the image at this point, just center focus. It is good practice to have
zoom adjustment color and focus adjustment color in the center of its range.
3. Center the image in the lens: Holding a piece of paper at the lens surface, adjust offsets as necessary until
the image is centered within the lens perimeter. A full white field works best for this.
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4. Center the image on the screen: If the projector is mounted off center to the screen axis, then offset the
lens as much as required. Aim the projector over slightly towards the center of the screen, but use caution
when doing so, as too much tilt will cause excessive keystone distortion. Lens offset will not.
5. Verify side-to-side leveling: With the framing pattern on screen, double-check projector leveling so the
top edge of the image is parallel to the top edge of the screen.
6. Throw Distance: Ensure the projector is positioned in the throw distance range for the particular lens.
Folded Optics
In rear screen applications where space behind the projector is limited, a mirror may be used to fold the optical
path. The position of the projector and mirror must be accurately set - if considering this type of installation
call your dealer for assistance.
2.7
Advanced Optical Alignment
Boresight Alignment Procedure
1. Display the boresight test pattern by pressing the TEST key on the remote keypad or use the built-in keypad
and press the soft key that displays “Test” on the LCD display. Press the UP ARROW KEY to cycle to
Boresight, then Enter.
2. Focus the image on cross-hair image I. Evaluate the focus on cross-hair image II and III. If all 3 images are
in focus, no further action is required. If boresight is required, continue to step 3.
3. See Figure 2-3 Cross-Hair Pattern to understand how the adjustment screws on the lens mount affect the
corresponding cross-hairs on the test pattern.
NOTE: The cap screw, (Figure 2-4) may be under a plastic cap. Remove and retain before adjusting.
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4. Use a 5 mm hex driver to loosen 3 setscrews on the lens mount as shown in Figure 2-4 Screw Locations.
NOTE: The setscrews must be backed out several turns to avoid contact with the inner lens mount plate.
FIGURE 2-3 CROSS-HAIR PATTERN
FIGURE 2-4 SCREW LOCATIONS
5. Fine tune the focus of cross-hair pattern I by adjusting the appropriate cap screw. Adjust until the crosshair image is in focus with minimal flare.
6. Adjust cross-hair pattern II, by adjusting the appropriate cap screw. Adjust until the cross-hair image is in
focus with minimal flare.
7. Adjust cross-hair pattern III, by adjusting the appropriate cap screw. Adjust until the cross-hair image is in
focus with minimal flare.
8. Repeat step 5, 6, and 7 as required until all 3 cross-hair patterns are in equal sharp focus. If the boresight is
acceptable, see step 11. If the boresight does not appear to be converging to an acceptable level of image
quality, or if the lens will not focus over the correct range of throw distances, then the boresight requires
coarse adjustment, see step 9.
9. The original factory boresight can be approximately recovered, by positioning the 3 setscrews flush with
the front face of the lens mount plate, and in contact with the inner lens mount plate, see Figure 2-5
Position Setscrew Flush. This may require adjusting both setscrews and cap screws.
10. If further action is required. Repeat 2.
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11. Lock the setscrews, and re-check the boresight quality. Tighten the setscrew enough to ensure they will not
shift.
FIGURE 2-5 POSITION SETSCREW FLUSH
2.8
Power Down
The projector can be powered down by using one
of the following methods:
2.8.1 Remote Keypad/Built-In Keypad
• Press and hold POWER
-OR• Press POWER twice
-OR• Press POWER once, then immediately press the
FIGURE 2-6 POWERING DOWN/WEB USER INTERFACE
DOWN key.
NOTE: If the second key is not pressed immediately, a confirmation window will appear. The second key
must be pressed within 1 second of the window appearing.
After powering down, the Status LEDs will cycle, and the LCD displays the message “Cooling Down” until
cool down is complete.
2.8.2 Web User Interface (UI)
1. From the Main Tab, Select Power > OFF.
NOTE: A window will display for confirmation on powering down, see Figure 2-6.
2. Select Yes.
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2.9
Connect Communications
2.9.1 Remote Keypads
NOTE: The response to a wired keypad must be enabled in the Communications menu. See Section 4 Web
User Interface for more information.
To control the projector, direct the IR remote towards the display screen or the projector IR sensors.
Alternatively, connect a wired (tethered) version of the remote to the XLR connector labeled as Wired
Keypad on the input panel.
As an alternative to the projector keypad or remote, you may wish to communicate using a PC or other
controller. Such a device sends commands and receives feedback via serial links (RS-232 and RS-422), or
Ethernet communications. See the Serial Command document provided in the Dealer Section of the Christie
Website, 020-100224-XX.
2.9.2 Serial Port Connections
RS-232 and RS-422 serial ports are both available on the projector: You can connect a device with a serial
interface, such as a computer to either of these connectors (not both) and control the projector remotely by
entering specific serial communication commands. See 3.7.7Communications - Submenu and the Serial
Command document provided in the Dealer Section of the Christie Website, 020-100224-XX.
2.9.3 Connect RS-232
Two nine-pin D-sub connectors, labeled RS-232 IN and RS-232 OUT on the input panel, are dedicated to serial
communication. Using the appropriate serial communication cables, connect the controlling source, such as a
personal computer to the RS-232 IN connector. Set the projector baud rate to match that of the computer. See
Section 3 Operation for details on changing the baud rate.
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2.9.4 Connect RS-422
To control the projector with a computer or other controlling device with RS-422 capability, connect a RS-422
serial communication cable between the controlling device and the RS-422 port on the projector. RS-422 is
better suited than RS-232, for serial communication over distances greater than 50 feet.
Use the RS-422 port only if your device has RS-422 capability. Always consult
the literature provided with your equipment before connecting.
Table 2.7 RS422 Pins
RS422 PINS
PIN #
SIGNAL
DIRECTION
Pin 1
DNC
N/A
Pin 2
RXD-
IN
Pin 3
TXD-
OUT
Pin 4
RXD+
IN
Pin 5
TXD+
OUT
Pin 6
DNC
N/A
Pin 7
GND
N/A
Pin 8
NC
N/A
Pin 9
+12V(500mA)
OUT
* DNC are do not connect pins.
* NC are no connect pins.
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2.9.5 Ethernet Communications
See Section 3 Operation for further information about setting up and using a projector connected via Ethernet,
and the Serial Command document provided in the Dealer Section of the Christie Website, 020-100224-XX.
2.9.6 Connect Multiple Projectors
RS-232 Network:
To connect multiple projectors in a network with serial communication:
1. Connect the controller source to the RS-232 IN connector of the first projector in the network.
2. Use another serial communication cable to connect one end to the RS-232 OUT connector and the other
end to the RS-232 IN connector of the next projector.
3. Continue this pattern of connection with all projectors in the network.
NOTE: The last projector in the network will only have a connection to the RS-232 IN connector.
Mixed Network: To control multiple projectors with a computer/controller having an RS-422 interface:
1. Set them all to the same baud rate as your RS-422 controller.
NOTE: You must enable this combination of RS-422 and RS-232 in the Communications menu. Set the
“Network Routing” option to “RS-232 and RS-422 Joined”, see Section 4 Web User Interface.
2. Chain the projectors together by connecting an RS-232 OUT (Null Cable) of the first projector (already
connected to the computer/controller) through the RS-422 port straight thru to an RS-232 IN on the next
projector in the chain. Continue connecting projectors in this manner until the last projector in the chain, so
that only the last projector has one unused port RS-232 OUT.
Communication parameters, such as baud rate, must be set to match the particular controller device, before
connecting as a network. See the documentation that came with your controller device to determine the proper
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baud rate. See Section 3 Operation for help changing the projector baud rate. To communicate to all projectors,
set the Network Routing to RS-232 and RS-422 Joined.
NOTES: 1) Connect only high quality, properly wired serial communication cables. 2) Each RS-232
communication cable should be no more than 50 feet in length.
Ethernet Network Setup: To add one or more projectors to an Ethernet network, use standard CAT5 cables to
connect each projector Ethernet port to a hub on the network. A controller or PC must also be connected to the
hub.
NOTE: A wireless router can be used to communicate to the projectors via 802.11b/g.
Setting the Projector IP Address, Subnet Mask and Gateway: See 3.7 Configuration - Adjust System
Parameters and Advanced Controls.
Changing the Port Number: On some Ethernet networks, firewall restrictions may require that the port
number of the projector be changed from the default of 3002. If so, enter a new port number in the Ethernet
Settings menu or include the new port number.
2.9.7 Separate Networks
By default, communications which originate from one type of serial controller—RS-232 vs. RS-422 vs.
Ethernet—stay on the corresponding network path. A “separate” setting indicates this separation for Network
Routing in the Communications menu, see Section 4 Web User Interface. If you are using an RS-422
controller, for example, it will communicate only with the projector to which it is connected unless you change
this setting to either RS-232 and RS-422 Joined or All Joined.
2.9.8 Communicate to all Ports
To relay all messages to all ports—RS-232, RS-422, and Ethernet—set the Network Routing option in the
Communications menu for each projector to All Joined, see Section 4 Web User Interface. This configuration
is useful if you are using a non-RS-232 controller with the RS-232 linking available between these projectors.
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For example, you may want to use both an RS-422 compatible controller and an Ethernet connected PC for
working with a network of projectors linked via their RS-232 IN/OUT ports.
To isolate just RS-422 communications, select RS-232 and Ethernet Joined. Only projector 1 will respond to
the RS-422 controller.
To isolate just Ethernet communications, select RS-232 and RS-422 Joined. Only projector 1 will respond via
Ethernet.
2.9.9 System Integration - GPIO Connector
The GPIO connector located on the input panel provides a flexible method of interfacing a wide range of
external I/O devices to the projector. There are 7 GPIO pins available on the 9pin D-Sub GPIO connector,
which are configurable via RS-232 commands. The other two pins are reserved for ground and power - see
table below for pin identification.
NOTE: The serial cable required for connecting the external device to the projector’s GPIO connector, must
be compatible with the external device.
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Table 2.8 GPIO Pin
GPIO PINS
PIN #
SIGNAL
Pin 1
+ 12V (200mA)
Pin 2
GPIO 2
Pin 3
GPIO 4
Pin 4
GPIO 6
Pin 5
Ground
Pin 6
GPIO 1
Pin 7
GPIO 3
Pin 8
GPIO 5
Pin 9
GPIO 7
2.9.10Configuring the GPIO
The GPIO connector can be configured to automate any number of events using the serial command code
GIO. Each Pin is defined as either an input or output depending on the desired outcome. Configure the pin as
an input if you want the projector to respond to something the device does and as an output if you want the
external device to respond to an action taken by the projector. For example, configure the pin as an output if
you want the lighting in a room to automatically dim when the projector is turned on.
By using the GIO command, you can also set the state of each output pin as high or low. By default, the state of
each pin is high. The voltage applied to pins in the high state is +3.3 V.
A low state (or value of 0) will be read on an input pin if the
circuit attached to the pin is open. A high state (or value of 1)
will be read on an input pin if the circuit attached to the pin is
shorted to ground. This corresponds to a switch closing event.
Example. Turn room lighting on when the projector is turned
off (Assumes a control/automation unit is configured to turn the lights on when pin 2 of its input goes high).
(GIO+CNFG “OOOIIII”)
Set pin #2, 3 and 4 configuration to output and pin 6, 7, 8 and 9 to input
(GIO+STAT “HLXXXXX”)
Set pin #2 to high, pin 3 to low and the state of all other pins unchanged
(GIO+STAT)
Request the state of all pins
(GIO+STAT “HLLHLLH”)
Reply of pin states - H means pin is high, L means pin is low
(GIO+CNFG)
Request the configuration of all pins
(GIO+CNFG “IIIOOOO”)
Reply of pin configurations - pins 2, 3 and 4 are Inputs, pins 6, 7, 8 and 9 are Outputs
NOTE: The strings in the commands refer to pins 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9 in order from left to right.
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2.10 Projector Communications
2.10.1Status LEDs
Looking from the back of the projector, the LEDs represent, from left to right; Lamp 1, Lamp 2, Power, and
Status. The LEDs will display the colors as shown below:
PROJECTOR STATE
LEDS
LED STATE
Hard Boot
All
All LEDs amber - means please wait
Standby Mode
Lamp 1 and 2
Off - lamps are off
Power
Amber - AC is present but projector is off or
standby
Shutter
Green - shutter is open
Amber - shutter is closed
Warm-up (Powering ON from standby)
All
LEDs cycle green from left to right
Normal Operation
Lamp 1 and 2
Amber - lamp time has expired and lamp should
be replaced
Power
Green - projector is powered up and operating
normally
Shutter
Green - shutter is open
Amber - shutter is closed
Cool-down
All
LEDs cycle amber from left to right
Amber - lamp time has expired and lamp should
Error
Lamp 1 and 2
be replaced
Flashing Red - lamp has malfunctioned
Power
Flashing Red - error has occurred. Details are
displayed on the status display
Software Upgrade in progress
All
The pattern will alternate between:
Amber and Off
Lamp Regeneration in progress
Lamp 1 and 2
Flashing Green - the lamp is being switched
off for its regeneration period to extend lamp life
(typically 15 minutes every 24 hours)
Power
Green - on
-OR-
Amber - standby
Shutter
Green - shutter is open
NOTE: A condition occurs on the first power on after a software upgrade, and is indicated by all the following:
• The Status LEDs are cycling green
• The LCD displays the warning “Image Processor Upgrading”
• The LED on the Image Processor card flashes green
• The Web page shows a warning that the Image processor card is upgrading.
When this occurs, the projector should not be AC power cycled and the Image Processor card should not be removed.
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2.11 Connect Sources
Sources are connected to the input panel located at the back of the projector. The Input Panel allows one image
processor board and up to 4 input cards to be inserted. The input cards are hot swappable, meaning they may be
plugged in and out while the projector is active. The image processor should only be replaced when the
projector is off or when it is in standby mode.
There are 6 option input cards available:
•
•
•
•
•
•
High-Definition Multimedia Interface/Twin HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface)
Analog BNC
Dual 3G/HD/SD-SDI (Serial Digital Interface)
Dual Link DVI
Video Decoder
DMX512 Interface
These cards slide into the option slots located at the rear of the projector and can be used in any slot. One or
more of the option slots may be used with any combination of option cards, including multiples of the same
card type. There may be up to 2 active inputs displayed at any time, either from one card or from 2 cards.
These 2 inputs can be routed to outputs or to the main or PIP video image.
2.11.1LEDs
LEDs are located on the faceplate of each input card and indicate the following:
• Power ON - Green
• Signal Valid - Green
• Signal Invalid - OFF
2.11.2Twin HDMI Input Card
This card accepts one or two HDMI inputs, and can route one or both inputs to the card’s outputs. Any input
from any card can be looped out of this card. The output label ‘1-OUT’ loops out the main image being
displayed on the projector. The output labelled ‘2-OUT’ loops out the image displayed in the picture in picture
(PIP). Any input from any optional input card can be looped out of this card. There are 5 LEDs on the module
faceplate. The PWR on the left side indicates power is applied, and that the card is initialized. The LEDs to the
right side of the corresponding connectors indicate that a valid signal is detected. In the case of the output, the
LED indicates a signal is currently being looped out.
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2.11.3Analog BNC Input Card
This card accepts several types of sync modes. In 5-wire sync mode all 5 BNC connectors are used. If H and V
connectors are swapped, this card will still operate normally. An analog graphic source such as a VGA from a
PC can be connected. The card can operate in 4-wire sync mode, which accommodates 4-wire RGBC sources.
The composite sync cable can be connected to either the H/C BNC or the V BNC. The card supports 3-wire
RGB or YPbPr sync modes, sometimes called sync-on-Green (SOG). In this mode the H/C and V connectors
are not used. The sync is connected to the Green/Y BNC connector. This card offers no loop out capability.
There are 2 LED’s on the module faceplate. PWR indicates power has been applied and the card is initialized,
signal indicates a valid signal has been detected.
2.11.4Dual 3G/HD/SD-SDI Input Card
This card accepts both standard-definition (SD) and high-definition (HD) serial-digital-interface (SDI) signals
from 1 of 2 standard-definition (SD) or high-definition (HD) 3GHz SDI sources. Both single-link HD and
dual-link HD signals are accepted. The card has two SD/HD-SDI outputs, each of which is “loop through” for
its respective input. There are 3 LEDs on the module faceplate. PWR indicates power has been applied and the
card is initialized, and the two signal LEDs indicate a valid signal has been detected on the respective input.
2.11.5Dual Link DVI Input Card
This card accepts a single DVI signal with or without High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
video signal over a DVI-I connector and analog video signals over the DVI-I or 15-pin VGA connector. The
module can simultaneously support a digital signal on the DVI input and an analog signal on the VGA port,
however it does not support 2 analog signals at the same time. There are 4 LEDs on the module faceplate. PWR
indicates power is applied and the card is initialized, and the other 3 on the right side of the corresponding
connectors indicate that a valid signal has been detected.
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2.11.6Video Decoder Input Card
This card accepts and decodes standard definition (SD) video. This includes CVBS (composite video), SVideo, and component sources. This card supports as many as 6 video signals, four of them on BNC
connectors and two on 4-pin mini-DIN connectors. Each mini-DIN connector accepts 1 S-Video signal. The
first BNC accepts composite video (only), while the remaining three BNC’s can be grouped to allow one of the
following combinations:
• 3 CVBS sources on 4, 5 and 6
• 1 CVBS source, 1 S-Video source: Luma (Y) connected to 4(Sy) and Chroma (C) connected to 6 (Sc)
• 1 YPbPr source: component signal on 4 (Pr), 5 (Y) and 6 (Pb)
The video decoder input card has 8 LED indicators. The PWR LED indicates that the module is installed
properly, and has been successfully configured. The YPbPr LED indicates that a valid component signal has
been detected on inputs 4, 5, and 6 (Component input grouping must also be selected in the projector menu, see
Section 3 Operation). The remaining LEDs are each associated with one of the inputs, and indicate a valid
signal has been detected on that input.
2.11.7DMXC Interface Card
The DMXC card is a communication interface which allows the projector to be controlled using the standard
E1.11 USITT DMX512-A protocol (DMX512-A 2008). DMX-512 is a serial protocol which is used for
controlling lighting and staging equipment from a lighting console or similar host device. ArtNET (defined by
Artistic License's Art-Net II Specification) is an Ethernet implementation of the DMX protocol. The M Series
projector supports the DMX protocol through 2 data input interfaces, 1) a DMX card and 2) ArtNET through
the Ethernet connector.
The DMXC card is not an input interface for video signals, but it plugs into a standard input card option slot.
The card can always be active, even when the projector is in standby mode. Only one DMXC card will be
allowed per system. If more than one card is installed, only the first card will be activated.
The card has two 5-pin XLR connectors - 1 (input) male and 1 (output) female. There are 2 LEDs on the
faceplate of the card: The green power LED which is on when the card is powered, and the green termination
LED which is on when termination is enabled.
Input termination (2 Watt, 120 Ohm) is required on the last DMXC card in a loop through configuration (i.e.
only on the last projector). Termination may be either hardware (by plugging in a termination dongle, etc) or
may be switched by software, but should not be both. Software termination is only in place when the projector
has AC applied. If there are cases where the network is required to be terminated without AC applied to the last
projector, then a hardware terminator should be used.
See Section 3 Operation for information about setting up the ArtNET and DMX interfaces.
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2.11.8Connect Tiled Projectors
Wiring Requirements
A distribution box or digital signal switcher may be used to feed the same video signal to all the units of the
tiling array.
FIGURE 2-7 USE OF DISTRIBUTION BOX
Christie loop-through may be used to set up a tiling array (see Figure 2-7 to Figure 2-12). The system allows
wiring (providing the HDCP requirement is met) when HDCP is used by the source. The cascade level of
devices must be no more than 7 levels deep.
NOTE: If single wire loop-through is used (See Figure 2-11), then PIP is not supported.
The wiring diagrams are provided to:
• Meet the HDCP requirement,
• Minimize the length of HDMI cables to be used, and
• Balance the connection tree to ensure the level of loop-through is minimized.
NOTE: This is to enable the downstream projectors to finish source switches in a minimum amount of time.
(Applicable to arrays with HDCP only)
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FIGURE 2-8 1X3 WIRING SOLUTION
FIGURE 2-9 2X2 WIRING SOLUTION
FIGURE 2-10 2X3 LOOP-THROUGH WIRING SOLUTION
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FIGURE 2-11 2X3 SINGLE WIRING LOOP-THROUGH - NO PIP IS SUPPORTED
FIGURE 2-12 3X3 LOOP-THROUGH WIRING SOLUTION
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3 Operation
This section describes the controls and switches used for basic projector operation once it is properly installed,
aligned and configured by a Christie accredited service technician.
See the Safety Warnings and Guidelines in 1.4 Safety Warnings and Guidelines.
3.1
How to Use the Remote Keypad or Built-In Keypad
The projector is typically controlled using one of the following keypads:
• Remote Keypad: For wired or wireless control up to 25 feet (8 m) away (includes cable for use as a wired
remote). The remote keypad controls the projector by way of wireless communications from a batterypowered infrared (IR) transmitter. Use the remote keypad the same way you would use a remote keypad
supplied with a TV or VCR. When pressing a function key, direct the keypad toward the projector’s front or
rear IR sensor. One of the two IR sensors on the projector will detect the signal and relay the commands for
internal processing. A laser pointer is built into the remote keypad. See Figure 3-1 Remote Keypad.
• Built-in Keypad: Located at the side of the projector, see Figure 3-2 Built-In Keypad.
While each of the keypads provides complete control of the projector, they differ slightly in their arrangement
of keys and in what functions can be accessed directly with a key press rather than requiring use of the menu
system. You may find one keypad more convenient than another for your specific installation and application.
3.1.1 Guide to Keypads
Keep these guidelines (common to both keypads) in mind:
• Press keys one-at-a-time; there are no simultaneous key combinations required.
NOTE: Use POWER, SHUTTER, and OSD FUNCTIONS by doing one of the following: “press-and-hold” (2
seconds) or press twice quickly, followed by pressing either the UP ARROW KEY to switch on or the DOWN
ARROW KEY to switch off once. See Figure 3-1 Remote Keypad.
• Arrow keys are held down for continuous adjustment/movement in the related key direction.
NOTE: In serial networks, pause briefly between adjustments to make sure that more distant projectors can
“keep up” with the commands. If you press a key while the projector is still responding to the previous
action, such as during power-up, the second key press may not take effect.
See Figure 3-1 Remote Keypad for the description of the keys provided for the remote keypad.
Laser radiation is emitted from the laser diode in the remote. DO NOT look
directly into the beam of the laser.
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3.1.2 Remote Keypad
FIGURE 3-1 REMOTE KEYPAD
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Table 3.1 M Series Key Commands
KEY
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
- (Func)
Help
Gamma
Contrast
Brightness
Channel
Proj
Arrow Down
Arrow Left
Arrow Right
Arrow Up
Enter
Menu
Exit
PIP
Swap
Input
OSD
Slot 1
Slot 2
Slot 3
Slot 4
Power
Test Pattern
Shutter
Auto
Focus In
Focus Out
Zoom In
Zoom Out
Lens Left
Lens Right
Lens Down
Lens Up
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0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
14
63
85
41
80
81
22
59
60
62
58
13
44
27
84
89
64
47
65
66
67
68
46
82
83
86
74
73
72
71
76
75
78
77
KEY UP VALUE
128
129
130
131
132
133
134
135
136
137
142
191
213
169
208
209
150
187
188
190
186
141
172
155
212
217
192
175
193
194
195
196
174
210
211
214
202
201
200
199
204
203
206
205
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3.1.3 Wired Remote
You can convert the remote keypad into a wired remote keypad using the cable provided with the projector.
Connect one end into the remote and the other to the XLR connector on the input panel labeled as wired
keypad. The wired remote is recommended when:
• The built-in keypad is inaccessible
• The lighting conditions are unsuitable for proper IR transmission
NOTE: Leave the batteries in the wired remote for the laser pointer key to work.
3.1.4 Built-in Keypad
FIGURE 3-2 BUILT-IN KEYPAD
The built-in keypad has a LCD status display window which displays all states of the keypad controls. The
LCD displays status information when the projector is powering up “Warm up: Lamp is warming up” and
when the projector is cooling down “Cool down: Lamp is cooling down.” The display shows the state of the
keys, menu structure, and menu items.
3.1.5 Overview of LED and Key States
The LED color of the keys indicates that the key is in one of these states:
• Amber: A functionality is available that will affect the displayed image of the projector
• Blue: A functionality is available that is relevant to the built-in LCD only and will not affect the displayed
image from the projector
• Off: The key is disabled in the current context
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• Power Key: Used to switch from Standby mode to ON, and from ON to Standby mode; LED always
remains Amber
• Help Key: Only available in the On Screen Display (OSD) context; LED is Amber when the menu is being
displayed on the projected image display; when no menu is being displayed, the Help key is still enabled if
the OSD is enabled. It is only disabled when the entire OSD is set to OFF.
• Auto Key: Enabled state when the power is ON, and there are no test patterns on the screen. If the power is
OFF or a test pattern displays, the Auto key is disabled.
• Exit Key: Is determined in the specific context of the screen being displayed.
• Input Key: Enabled when the power is ON. Disabled if the power is OFF.
• Lens Key: Enabled when the power is ON. Disabled if the power is OFF.
• Shutter Key: Enabled when the power is ON. Disabled if the power is OFF.
• Menu Key: Always remains in the enabled state when the power is ON. If the power is off the Menu key is
disabled.
• Soft Key: Used to select an action indicated by text above the key on the LCD. If no text is shown, the
associated key is disabled.
3.1.6 Remote Keypad Commands
Specific keypad commands are explained in Figure 3-1 Remote Keypad.
Power ON/OFF
Press and hold POWER for two seconds or press twice quickly to action the projector ON or OFF. Or press and
release POWER followed immediately by the UP ARROW KEY (ON) or DOWN ARROW KEY (OFF) to
guarantee the correct action (useful if you are unsure of the present state).
NOTES: 1) After powering down, the lamp cooling fan remains on for approximately five minutes to cool the
lamp. 2) Avoid turning the projector back on until it has been off for a few minutes. Hot re-strikes of the lamp
will reduce lamp life and may cause the lamp to explode.
Test
Steps forward through all internal test patterns. After stepping past the last test pattern, you will return to
current input.
Press TEST and then cycle by using the UP ARROW KEY and DOWN ARROW KEY arrow keys, to cycle in either
direction through the test patterns. Press EXIT to return to the current input.
Auto
Initiates an automated process in which the projector optimizes critical display parameters such as size,
position, pixel tracking, etc., for the current source. These parameters are listed in the following table. An auto
setup can save time in perfecting a display and you can modify the adjustments as desired.
NOTE: You must have an unlocked channel present to use Auto Setup.
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Table 3.2 Auto Setup
OPTIMIZES
SETS TO DEFAULT
Pixel Tracking
Contrast
Pixel Phase
Brightness
Size and Blanking
Auto Input Level (off)
Vertical Stretch
Detail (if video source)
Position
Filter
Input Levels
Luma Delay
The best auto setup will be obtained under the following conditions:
• Input levels, it is best to have an image with saturated (very bright) colors.
• Phase, high contrast edges are needed.
To determine active window size:
• Video images should have whites and blacks in the image.
• Wide range video images should have content (including white) that extends to all edges of the image.
See 3.4 Adjusting the Image for further details about the Auto Setup function.
Channel
Select a specific source setup (channel) defined and stored in projector memory. Once you enter a two-digit
channel number (or, if there is a list displayed, highlight it and press ENTER), the display will automatically
change and update according to the numerous setup parameters defined for that channel.
NOTES: 1) A new channel is automatically created if you adjust an image from a new source. 2) CHANNEL
key behavior during a presentation depends on whether or not Display Channel List is enabled in the Menu
Preferences menu. You can choose to use a scrolling list of channels when you press CHANNEL, or you may
prefer to enter the desired channel number “blind”, i.e., without on-screen feedback.
Slot 1, 2, 3, 4
Press to display the next active input on the card in the slot.
Input
Displays all inputs in all slots, both active and inactive. Scroll through the list to select an input for the main
image. Press Input again to show the list and select the picture-in-picture (PIP) image.
PIP
Turns picture-in-picture ON or OFF.
Swap
Swaps the main and PIP images.
Contrast
Changes the level of peak white in your images. Use LEFT/RIGHT ARROW KEY until you reach the desired level
of contrast—for best results, start low and increase so that whites remain bright but are not distorted or tinted
and that light areas do not become fully white (i.e., “crushed”). Conversely, low contrast causes dim images.
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Bright
Increases or decreases the black level in the image. Use LEFT/RIGHT ARROW KEY until you reach the desired
level of brightness. For best results, start high and decrease so that dark areas do not become fully black (i.e.,
“crushed”). Conversely, overly high brightness changes black to dark grey, causing washed-out images.
Gamma
Determines how grey shades are displayed between minimum input (black) and maximum input (white) for a
given amount of signal. The proper setting helps maintain optimized blacks and whites while ensuring a
smooth transition for the “in-between” values utilized in greys. Unlike brightness and contrast controls, the
overall tone of an image can be lightened or darkened without changing the two extremes and your images will
be more vibrant yet with good detail in dark areas when using the Gamma control.
The nominal setting for Gamma Correction of 0 is correct for most signals and conditions. If excess ambient
light washes out the image and it becomes difficult or impossible to see details in dark areas, increase the
gamma correction setting to compensate.
NOTE: The range for this control has changed. After an upgrade from version 1.2 or earlier to version 1.3 or
later, the setting for Gamma Correction must be set again.
Number Keys
Press 1 to 9 to enter a value in a text box or to select a menu item.
10+
Press 0 before pressing another number to enter a number greater than 9, e.g. press 0 then 2 to enter the
number 12 as a menu selection.
NOTE: When entering numbers in a text field, this button acts as 0.
Help
Press HELP to display context-sensitive help. Press HELP again to toggle the help window OFF.
Menu
Press MENU to enter or exit the projector menu system.
OSD (On-Screen Display)
Press OSD then the DOWN ARROW to hide the projector’s menu system during use. To see the menus again,
do one of the following:
• Press and hold OSD for two seconds.
• Press and release OSD followed immediately by UP ARROW.
• Press OSD, OSD.
Invisible menus are fully functional, enabling “hidden” access to numbered features and image adjustments by
entering the corresponding sequence of key presses on the keypad.
NOTE: With OSD turned ON, you can still hide error messages and slide bars by disabling these options in
the Menu Preferences menu.
Shutter
Press and hold SHUTTER for two seconds to toggle the internal mechanical shutter blade closed or open with a
single keystroke. Or press and release SHUTTER followed immediately by UP ARROW KEY (closed) or DOWN
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ARROW KEY (open) to guarantee the correct state (useful if you are unsure of the present state). Alternatively,
press SHUTTER, SHUTTER to toggle from the present on/off state.
A closed shutter blanks the display (turns it to black). Close the shutter to block the displayed image while
maintaining access to projector functions. Opening the shutter restores the image.
NOTES: 1) The LCD display shows the current state of the shutter. 2) The shutter is open upon power-up.
Function Key
Within A Numeric Field In A Menu: Use FUNC to enter a negative number.
Within A Text Field: Press FUNC followed by the UP ARROW KEY or DOWN ARROW KEY to convert between
capital and lower case letters. Press FUNC followed by the LEFT ARROW KEY or RIGHT ARROW KEY to insert or
delete a character. Press FUNC followed by ENTER to delete all characters.
Within A Presentation: Press FUNC followed by two numeric numbers to
enable a specific color or colors in the display. For example,
will display only red, and
will display green data.
Eliminating one or more colors can help with certain diagnostics and setups,
such as when accurately overlaying one image on top of another from
stacked projectors.
NOTE: Color enabling can also be implemented from numerous locations
within the menu system.
Press FUNC followed by HELP to disable Keystone, Edge Blending and
Brightness Uniformity settings. This will disable the features without
changing the settings associated with them.
Projector
Press PROJ to access a specific projector within a group of projectors or to confirm if the local projector is
listening. The number in the “Enter Number” window indicates which projector is currently listening to
commands, and will match the projector number that has been defined in the Menu Preferences menu.
The PROJ check box (read-only) shows whether or not the projector physically connected to a keypad is
listening to commands from that keypad. A check mark means that connected projector is listening; if there is
no check mark, you are communicating with a different projector.
To control a specific projector with the keypad, press PROJ and then enter the three-digit number assigned to
the projector you want to use. If you switch to a projector other than the one you are currently using, the check
mark will disappear.
To broadcast to multiple projectors, press PROJ and then PROJ again without entering a projector number.
Keypad commands will then effect all projectors present.
NOTES: 1) There is no method of controlling a group of projectors within the same wired configuration using
the wired keypad exclusively, since there is only one wired protocol available. 2) The projector’s address can
be set in the Configuration Menu > Communications Submenu.
Enter
Press ENTER to select a highlighted item, to toggle a check box, or to accept a parameter adjustment and return
to the previous menu or image.
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Exit
Press EXIT to return to the previous level, such as the previous menu.
NOTE: EXIT does not save changes within text editing boxes (including number editing of a slide bar value) or
within pull-down lists. In these cases, EXIT acts as a “cancel”.
Arrow Keys
Use the LEFT/RIGHT ARROW KEY to change a slide bar value or to select a different option within a pull-down
list without having to first scroll through options or navigate within a menu, pull-down list or text box.
Lens H and Lens V
When adjusting the image for focus, zoom or horizontal and vertical positioning, use the specific arrow keys
(LEFT/RIGHT ARROW KEY or UP/DOWN ARROW KEY) related to each function. A small window will appear
to indicate the type of adjustment taking place. For example,
•
•
•
•
Use the FOCUS and the LEFT ARROW or RIGHT ARROW KEY to improve image clarity as desired.
Use the ZOOM and the LEFT ARROW or RIGHT ARROW KEY to achieve a desired image size.
Use the LENS H and the LEFT ARROW or RIGHT ARROW KEY to position the image horizontally.
Use the LENS V and the UP ARROW or DOWN ARROW KEY to position the image vertically.
Press EXIT to return to a presentation level.
NOTE: Use the LENS key (built-in keypad) with the general UP/DOWN ARROW KEY to get the same effect as
if using the arrow keys related to “Lens V” or “Lens H” on the Remote Keypad. All 4 lens settings can be
adjusted by using the soft keys.
Laser
Press LASER to activate the laser pointer on the remote. Point the remote
at the screen to highlight an area of your presentation.
NOTE: Leave batteries in the wired remote keypad for the LASER key to
work.
3.2
Navigating the Menus
3.2.1 Main Menu
Most of the projector controls are accessed from
within the menu system. There are several groups of
related functions, with each group selectable from the
Main menu as shown. Press MENU at any time to
display this Main menu.
On the remote keypad, enter the number that
corresponds to the function menu you wish to access,
such as 2 for the Image Settings menu. Or use the UP/
DOWN ARROW KEY on any keypad to highlight the
desired option, then press ENTER. The corresponding
function menu or pull-down list of further options will appear.
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With a function menu displayed, enter a menu option number for any numbered option, or use the UP/DOWN
ARROW KEY to highlight the desired option and then press ENTER. Long menus have a scroll bar on the right;
use the arrow keys to access the remainder of the menu. Locked items or items that do not pertain to the current
action or condition appear dimmed and cannot be selected.
When finished with a function menu:
• Press EXIT to return to the previous screen.
-OR• Press MENU to leave the menu system and return to the presentation.
NOTES: 1) If there is no signal present, all source-dependent adjustments are disabled. 2) After 15 minutes of
inactivity, the projector leaves the menu system and returns to the presentation. 3) The Status menu is readonly.
3.2.2 On-line Help
Press HELP to display summary information about the current menu or highlighted option. Press HELP again to
exit.
3.2.3 The Global Icon
Menu options that include this icon apply universally. Menu options without this icon apply to the
selected channel only.
3.2.4 How to Use Slide Bars and Other Controls
Most of the function menus allow you to change settings by using slide bars, check boxes, and pull-down lists.
• Enter the menu option number corresponding to the setting you wish to change.
For example, press MENU 1, 3 to select “Vertical Stretch” in the Size and Position menu.
• Move the highlight to the option desired and press ENTER.
• Move the highlight to the option desired and press LEFT/RIGHT ARROW KEY to adjust immediately.
• You can bypass the menus entirely and use a single key to immediately access an adjustment during your
presentation (applies only to options having their own key, such as Contrast, Brightness, Gamma, etc.).
• For “blind” access, hide the entire menu system (see OSD key, above) and access using the proper sequence
of key presses.
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Slide Bars In Menus: The current value for a given parameter,
such as size or vertical stretch, appears to the left of its slide bar
icon (adjustment window). This number often expresses a
percentage, or it may have units associated with it (such as
pixels), depending on the specific option. Press LEFT/RIGHT ARROW KEY to gradually adjust the setting up or
down; both the number and the length of the bar change accordingly. Hold for continuous adjustment. Or press
ENTER to activate a slide bar text box for specific number entry via the keypad and then press ENTER to save
(or press EXIT to cancel).
“Direct” Slide Bars: For quick access, to Gamma, Brightness, and Contrast slide bars without traveling the
menu system. Press Gamma, Brightness, or Contrast to display the contrast slide bar.
Use the arrow keys to adjust a direct slide bar, or press ENTER and enter a specific number from the keypad,
then ENTER or LEFT ARROW KEY or RIGHT ARROW KEY to save (or EXIT to cancel). When you are done, press
EXIT to save and return to your presentation.
NOTES: 1) You can still adjust a direct slide bar as usual if the display is turned off (see OSD or Menu
Preferences menu) — the slide bar just won’t be visible. 2) A direct slide bar disappears if it is not used within
five seconds.
Check Boxes: Conditions are present if its adjacent check box
contains a check mark. To toggle the check box, highlight and
press ENTER, or highlight and use RIGHT ARROW KEY to check
and LEFT ARROW KEY to clear. If a check box is numbered, enter
its number to immediately toggle the check box.
Pull-Down Lists: To see a pull-down list of options available for a given parameter:
• Highlight the list and press ENTER
-OR• Enter the menu option number
Use the UP ARROW KEY or DOWN ARROW KEY to navigate up and down within the list. Press ENTER to
choose an option from the list.
If you prefer to quickly scroll through a list without first pulling it down, highlight the option and use LEFT
ARROW KEY or RIGHT ARROW KEY. Press ENTER when the desired choice appears.
NOTES: 1) Press LEFT ARROW KEY or RIGHT ARROW KEY to jump between pages in an extra long pulldown list. 2) Press EXIT while in a pull-down list to cancel any change.
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3.2.5 Edit Text
Activate the Edit Window: To enter or edit text, highlight the desired parameter (such as a channel name) and
press ENTER to activate its adjacent edit window. Any previously entered text is displayed with its first
character highlighted in a square cursor, signifying that this character is ready for editing.
Navigate Within the Edit Window: Press RIGHT ARROW KEY to move the cursor forward or LEFT ARROW
KEY to move the cursor backwards as desired.
Edit a Character: To edit a highlighted character, use UP ARROW KEY and DOWN ARROW KEY to scroll
through the available alphabet, numbers, spaces and punctuation. When the character you need appears, press
RIGHT ARROW KEY to select it; the cursor will move to the next available character of current text. To convert
a lower case letter into a capital letter, position the cursor on the letter and press FUNC followed by the UP
ARROW KEY. To convert a capital letter into a lower case letter, position the cursor on the letter and press FUNC
followed by the DOWN ARROW KEY.
NOTE: Numbers can also be entered directly from the keypad.
To convert a lower case capital letter, position on the letter and press FUNC followed by the UP ARROW KEY,
To convert a capital letter into a lower case letter, position on the letter and press FUNC followed by the DOWN
ARROW KEY.
Add or Delete a Character or Space: To insert a space at the cursor location, press FUNC then the RIGHT
ARROW KEY. To delete a highlighted character (or space), press FUNC then the LEFT ARROW KEY.
Delete All Characters: Press FUNC followed by ENTER.
Press Enter When Finished: To accept edits and leave the edit window, press ENTER.
NOTE: Press EXIT at any time to cancel changes and return to the previously defined text.
Edit Numerical Values: Enter numbers directly from the keypad to specify numbers representing projector
channels (source setups), or slots. As each digit is entered, it is inserted on the right of the field, and the
numbers already in the field are shifted on the left. The channel numbers are defined with two digits; for
example, if you enter only a single digit (such as “7”) for a channel number, the channel will automatically be
defined as “07”.
Enter “07” to utilize this channel. If you press any non-numbered key, the number entered up to that point is
accepted and updated as the new value. Press EXIT to cancel editing of numerical values.
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3.3
Using Inputs and Channels
The projector stores and recalls up to 99 different channels (source setups) for a variety of inputs. This memory
feature allows you to define and use a variety of customized setups. Depending on what you have defined, each
physical source connection (i.e., input at the projector) can have several different channels associated with it.
NOTE: See Section 2 Installation and Setup, for a full explanation of how to connect sources to the projector.
3.3.1 How to Select an Input Or a Channel
Input: An input is a source physically connected to the projector. INPUT describes the source signal and which
input slot it is connected to.
Channel: A channel is a collection of measurements, locations and settings that tailor the display of a signal to
your specific needs. Since source types and applications can vary greatly, you will likely want to adjust and
define a wide variety of parameters, such as brightness, contrast, size, etc., in order to customize and optimize
the display from or for a particular source. For example, the display settings you choose for a VCR source may
be very different from those you choose for a high-resolution computer source.
Once you have adjusted a display parameter, such as pixel tracking or contrast, all current settings are
collectively stored in the projector's memory as a unique two-digit channel, such as 09. You can have
numerous distinct channels available for the same input, any of which can be selected by using the CHANNEL
key on the keypad followed by the two-digit channel number.
A sample channel list available from CHANNEL is shown in
Figure 3-3 Channel List.
NOTE: The CHANNEL key may display a channel list or not,
depending on what you have defined for “Display Channel
List” (see Menu Preferences later in this section).
Switching Inputs: There are 3 methods for selecting an input:
1. Press the INPUT key. This will display a list of the 4 slots,
with the card type and input signal type in each slot. The
currently selected input for the main image will be
FIGURE 3-3 CHANNEL LIST
highlighted. Scroll up or down through the list and press
ENTER to make a new selection. Press the INPUT key
again to show the list and allow the selection for the PIP/Secondary image. Repeatedly pressing the
INPUT key will toggle between the main and PIP/Secondary image.
2. Press the appropriate direct SLOT key to quickly display one of the inputs on the selected slot to the main
image. This will not bring up any menu selection, and is only applicable for the main image.
3. Use the following menu options to select the source of the image for the main or PIP/Secondary image.
Menu > Input Switching and PIP > Main Input and Menu > Input Switching and PIP > PIP Input.
The image will be displayed according to the following:
• If it is the first time you have used the source/input (or if you used the input but did not define a channel by
adjusting anything), the projector will recognize the new input signal based on its frequencies and polarities,
automatically displaying an image according to default settings for that signal.
• In general, the image from the new source will be as large as possible without losing its aspect ratio. This and
other default image settings depend on the incoming source.
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• If you used the source once before and changed a display parameter, such as contrast, V-Position, etc., then a
channel was automatically created and still exists in projector memory (see CHANNEL below). Using one of
the input or slot keys will automatically recall this channel, all its setup parameters, and update the display
accordingly.
• If more than one channel exists for the input, the image will be displayed according to the setup parameters
for the first channel with matching characteristics.
3.3.2 Create a New Channel
To use a new source with the projector, a new channel must be created so that the projector will respond to an
input signal from that source. A new channel can be created automatically, or it can be copied from an existing
channel and then edited as necessary, refer to Figure 3-6 Copy A Channel and Figure 3-7 Delete a Channel.
When you select a direct input (SLOT 1, SLOT 2, SLOT 3, or SLOT 4), any existing channels in the projector are
searched for matching input and signal parameters – this only occurs if Auto Source is enabled on these
channels. If no match to the incoming input signal is found in currently defined channels, a new channel is
temporarily created based on factory-defined defaults for this type of signal. The channel number assigned is
the lowest available number from 01-99.
NOTES: 1) An automatic channel will be discarded unless one or more of its parameters are changed and will
not appear in the channel list (see below). 2) If 2 channels have the same distinguishing source characteristics
except for the reversal of sync connectors (i.e., H-sync and V-sync, are switched), they are still defined as
distinct channels. 3) You cannot define a new channel without an incoming signal.
3.3.3 Using A Channel
You can normally select a channel at any time by pressing CHANNEL (see below). If you want to hide a channel
from appearing in this list, you must edit the channel, see Figure 3-3 Channel List. Such a channel can still be
selected by entering its number as shown below.
NOTES: 1) The current channel is highlighted in the channel list, or, if the current channel is hidden, the first
channel in the list is highlighted. 2) Channels created automatically do not appear in the channel list unless a
parameter for the channel has been changed.
FIGURE 3-4 USING A CHANNEL
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3.3.4 Channel Setup Menu
All available channels are listed in the Channel Setup menu, which describes how each channel can be
accessed and provides access for editing, copying and deleting channels.
Press MENU from the presentation level to display the Main menu. To display the Channel Setup menu, press
3, or move the highlight to the Channel Setup option and press ENTER. The Channel Setup menu will appear.
FIGURE 3-5 CHANNEL SETUP MENU
The channel setup icons list all defined channels. The far left column lists channel numbers defined. The
values in the far right columns indicate horizontal and vertical frequencies or if there is a defined name for a
channel, it appears here. The H and V frequencies will not appear if a name has been defined for the channel;
instead the name is only seen. The H and V frequencies are inserted as, the name when the channel is first
created. The vertical frequency is displayed with the sync polarity. The remaining columns pertain to each
signal type; such as, input number, slot location, a variety of icons indicating access to each channel, and an
abbreviated description of each signal type.
NOTE: Use UP ARROW KEY and DOWN ARROW KEY to see the remaining channels not visible in the initial
display of channels.
Signal Type: The channel list or the Channel Setup menu, identifies signal types abbreviations as defined in
the following table. Composite Sync on the H/C input or the V input (4-wire). These abbreviations are
preceded by either an ‘i’ (interlaced signals) or ‘p’ (progressive signal).
The first 5 items in this table is analog RGB with various sync combinations indicating Sync Source when
editing the channel:
ABBREV.
—
4WH
4WV
SG
5W
5WR
SVid
CVid
Dig
DSDI
DVI
HDMI
HSDI
SDI
3GA
3GB
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No Sync
Composite (4 wire) on HC input
Composite (4 wire) on V input
Sync-on-green (4 wire)
Separate H,V (5-wire)
Separate H,V swapped (5-wire)
S-Video
Composite Video
Digital
Digital Dual Link HD-SDI
Digital DVI
Digital HDMI
Digital HD-SDI
Digital SDI
Digital 3G-SDI (Level A)
Digital 3G-SDI (Level B)
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To Copy A Channel: Highlight the desired channel in the Channel Setup menu, then press ENTER to go to the
Select Channel Operation submenu. Select “Copy” and press ENTER; a new channel will be created. It is
identical to original, which still remains, but it is identified with the next available number from 01-99. If you
change your mind and do not want to copy the current channel, press EXIT to cancel and return to the previous
menu. Copying channels is a quick method for creating numerous channels, each of which can then be edited
and adjusted for a variety of presentations in the future.
FIGURE 3-6 COPY A CHANNEL
To Delete A Channel: Highlight the desired channel in the Channel Setup menu, then press ENTER to activate
the Select Channel Operation submenu. Select Delete and press ENTER; a window will appear to confirm the
deletion of this channel.
FIGURE 3-7 DELETE A CHANNEL
To Delete Multiple Channels: Highlight any channel in the Channel Setup menu and press ENTER to go to
the Select Channel Operation submenu. Select Delete Unlocked Only and press ENTER to delete all
unlocked channels. Select Delete All Channels to delete all channels, even those that are locked. In either
case, the current channel will remain but will be redefined from projector defaults.
NOTE: For any deletion, a window will appear to confirm the deletion of the desired channel. Select CANCEL
(default) if you don’t want to delete after all.
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To Edit A Channel: Press MENU from the presentation level to display the Main menu. To display the
Channel Setup menu, press 3 or move the highlight to the Channel Setup option and press ENTER. The
Channel Setup menu will appear.
1. To edit parameters shown in the Channel Setup menu, select the relevant channel and press ENTER. The
Channel Edit menu will appear similar to the sample shown below.
2. If desired, review and/or edit the following channel setups in the Channel Edit menu:
• Name: An alphanumeric label can be defined and/or changed here. Channel names can be up to 12 characters in length. The default name is the horizontal and vertical sync frequencies.
• Channel: A two-digit channel number can be changed here.
NOTES: 1) If you enter a channel number that already exists, a dialog message appears indicating that
this number is already in use; assign a different channel number. 2) You can define up to 99 channels.
• Slot: 1-4, corresponding to which slot in the projector’s input panel the source is connected:
• Input: 1-6, corresponding to which input on the selected slot the source is connected to.
• In Menu: If checked (default, except for automatically defined channels with unchanged parameters), this
defined channel will then appear in the list available when CHANNEL key is pressed. If unchecked, the
channel must be accessed via CHANNEL on the keypad or via the Auto Source function.
NOTE: On-screen display of the channel list is an option that must be set in the Menu Preferences menu.
• Auto Select: If checked, (default), the projector can automatically locate this channel when an incoming
input signal matches. If not checked, the projector can locate the selected channel only when it is directly
selected via CHANNEL on the keypad; a change in input signal will not result in a channel change.
• Locked: If checked, all of the image settings for this channel are locked. If unchecked (default), all available image settings can be adjusted as desired. You cannot use Auto Setup with a locked channel.
• Previous Channel: Select this option to see or change Channel Edit settings for the previous channel in
the Channel Setup list.
• Next Channel: Select this option to see or change Channel Edit settings for the next channel in the
Channel Setup list.
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3.4
Adjusting the Image
The most commonly used options for image adjustments are accessed through two menus: Size and Position
(MENU 1) and Image Settings (MENU 2), both of which appear in the Main menu. From either of these two
menus, you can change settings affecting the image from the current channel by working with the appropriate
slide bars, check boxes and pull-down lists. EXIT will return to the previous menu (or to the presentation, if
from the Main menu) and accept any changes you may have entered. Settings are saved with the current
channel.
From your presentation, you can access any of the individual options in these menus by pressing MENU
followed by the appropriate two-digit number representing their location in the menu system. For example,
press MENU 24 to quickly access the “Color Space” option in the Image Settings menu.
NOTES: 1) For certain options, preference may be to use a “direct key” from presentation level to go directly
to a particular option without traveling through the menu system (available for certain display parameters
only). For example, press CONTRAST to access the “contrast” slide bar immediately. Press EXIT to return to
your presentation. 2) To hide “direct” slide bars, disable the Display Slide bars check box in the Menu
Preferences menu. 3) To hide the entire menu system from view, turn off the on-screen display by pressing
OSD then the DOWN ARROW KEY.
For a good and efficient first step in perfecting the image, press the auto setup button, AUTO. This optimizes
critical display parameters such as size, position, pixel tracking, etc., based on the type of incoming source. An
Auto Setup can save considerable setup time, and you can still adjust the image as described below.
The best auto setup will be obtained under the following conditions:
• Input levels, it is best to have an image with saturated (very Bright) colors.
• Phase, high contrast edges are needed.
To determine active window size:
• Video images should have whites and blacks in the image
• Wide range video images should have content (including white) that extends to all edges of the image.
When AUTO is pressed, the auto setup process shall begin. In some cases for analog video a menu may appear
that presents multiple choices that allows the user to select the format that best suits their source. This selection
helps the auto setup get the correct settings for the tracking and phase controls for analog sources that contain
the same number of active lines, but have a different aspect ratios.
• All digital and decoder option cards, will not present an additional auto setup menu since digital hardware
provides enough information to perform the correct auto setup.
• Analog PC graphics sources (4/5-wire sync) present a list of formats based on the current active lines
detected in the video.
• Analog Video Sources (3 wire sync on green) always have the options Default and Advanced. Video
sources use a look up table to determine their format based on video standards. The Advanced auto setup
selection measures the start pixel and start line whereas Default uses the table values as is.
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3.5
Size and Position Menu
Increase or decrease the size of your image, change
its proportion (aspect ratio), move the image to a
specific area of the screen, and refine other related
parameters. Use Size and Position controls to
match the image precisely to the screen used at the
site.
See 3.2.4 How to Use Slide Bars and Other
Controls if you need help using any of the options
and controls. Changes made in the Size and
Position menu are applied immediately and are
saved when you exit the menu (press EXIT or
MENU).
3.5.1 Resize Presets
NOTE: The same resize presets are available to all HD and SXGA+ screen models. However, the graphics
used to describe each preset in this section are of the SXGA+ models only.
Resize Presets will display an image in its native
resolution (no resizing) or will resize the image
by maximizing either the height, width or both
height and width, or will resize to the maximum
size possible while keeping the original aspect
ratio.
Size, Position and Blanking parameters will
automatically adjust accordingly or, if Blanking
is set first, which defines an active input area;
Resize Preset scaling will occur in this region of
interest only. Resizing options are explained
below.
Default Resizing: By default when displaying a new source, your image will utilize as much of the display
area as possible for the type of incoming source data, but with minimal or no changes to aspect ratio.
The “Custom” re-size descriptor automatically appears in the Size and Position menu when any of the values
for Size, Vertical Stretch, H-Position, V-Position or Blanking do not correspond to those for a preset. This
option is not offered in the Resize Presets pull-down list.
• Select default for most sources (factory default). The image will be centered and displayed as large as
possible depending on the type of source.
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• No resizing displays the image in its native resolution, which may or may not match the projector’s
resolution. For example, for a source with a native resolution of 800 x 600, “No Resizing” in an SXGA+
projector will use the central 800 x 600 pixels and have a black border. The black border areas are unused
areas, see below.
• Full size uses all pixels for displaying the image, regardless of source or original aspect ratio. Incoming
source material having a different aspect ratio than the projector will be stretched for display.
• Full width fills the display from left-to-right without changing the original aspect ratio of the image.
Depending on the source, data at the top and bottom may be discarded (cropped), or the display may have
black borders at the top and bottom (called “letter boxed”).
• Full height fills the display from top-to-bottom. Depending on the source, this may create borders.
• Anamorphic displays an anamorphic image in its native 16:9 aspect ratio. The image will fill the screen
from side-to-side and be centered between black bars at top and bottom.
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3.5.2 Size
Controls both the image width and height in tandem, maintaining the current aspect ratio of the displayed
signal data.
3.5.3 Vertical Stretch
Adjusts the height of the image while keeping the width constant. Use “Vertical Stretch” to change the aspect
ratio of the display.
3.5.4 Pixel Track
Steady flickering or several soft vertical stripes or bands across the entire image indicates poor pixel tracking.
Proper pixel tracking ensures that the image quality is consistent across the screen, the aspect ratio is
maintained, and that the pixel phase can be optimized (described below). Tracking determines the frequency of
the pixel-sampling clock, indicated by the number of incoming pixels per line, so that all pixels generated by a
particular source are sampled.
NOTE: By default, the projector samples at the correct frequency for most sources.
For best results, use a test pattern such as a smooth grey consisting of a clear pattern of black and white pixels,
or a similar “half on, half off” graphic image, such as the Windows 2000 shutdown screen. Adjust the slide bar
until the vertical stripes broaden to the point where one large stripe fills the image. If the image still exhibits
some shimmer or noise, adjust Pixel Phase (below).
3.5.5 Pixel Phase
NOTE: Adjust “Pixel Phase” after “Pixel Track”.
Adjust pixel phase when the image (usually from an RGB source) still shows shimmer or “noise” after pixel
tracking is optimized. Pixel phase adjusts the phase of the pixel-sampling clock relative to the incoming signal.
Adjust the slide bar until the image stabilizes and each pixel is clearly defined. You may notice that you can
stabilize the image at more than one point.
If some shimmer from a video or HDTV source persists, use the “Filter” control to remove high-frequency
noise from the signal.
3.5.6 H-Position
Moves the image right or left within the area of available pixels.
NOTE: The value shown represents where the approximate center of the image lies in relation to the total
number of pixels available horizontally. This varies widely according to the signal; watch the image while
adjusting.
3.5.7 V-Position
Moves the image up or down within the area of available pixels.
NOTE: The value shown represents the approximate center of the image in relation to the total number of
pixels available vertically. This varies widely according to the signal; watch the image while adjusting.
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3.5.8 Keep Aspect On Auto Setup
Ensures that auto setup for any source will maintain the input aspect ratio when the default size is calculated. If
disabled and the source is not a special case video source where a default stretch is defined, the source is scaled
to fit the platform.
3.5.9 Blanking - Submenu
This submenu consists of the following options:
• Active Input Window: This read-only value indicates the current size of your displayed data or “region of
interest” as defined by the blanking controls. By default, the projector automatically determines what portion
of its full resolution to use, and pixels in the surrounding borders are turned off. To specify a specific active
input window size by adjust one or more “Blank” settings. For example, if you have blanked (cropped) 100
pixels from both the left and right edges of an incoming source of 1400 x 1050, the remaining active input
window will be reduced to 1200 x 1050.
• Blanking (Top, Bottom, Left, And Right): Crop the image so that
unwanted edges are removed from the display (changed to black).
Blanking defines the size of the Active Input Window, or area of
interest. Range of adjustment depends on the source resolution and
other factors.
NOTE: Blanking a PIP image resembles zoom. For example, left
Blanking zooms the right side of the PIP image; Right Blanking
zooms the left side. There are no black bars.
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3.6
Image Settings Menu
Use the Image Settings menu to alter your main
image without affecting its size or position.
Changes made are applied immediately and are
saved when you exit the menu (press EXIT or
MENU). Options not available for the projector
model or source are disabled and appear dim
(grey).
3.6.1 Contrast
Contrast increases or decreases the perceived difference between light and dark areas of your image (0-100).
For best results, keep close to 50, start with a lower value and increase so that whites remain bright but are not
distorted or tinted, and that light areas do not become white.
NOTE: If the environment lighting changes, an adjustment of Gamma is recommended (see below).
3.6.2 Brightness
Increases or decreases the amount of black in the image (0-100). For best results, keep close to 50. Start with a
high value and decrease so that dark areas do not become black. Conversely, high brightness changes black to
dark grey, causing washed-out images.
3.6.3 Yellow Notch Filter (YNF)
YNF is a channel based control with an additional global control. It works on a “last request gets served” basis.
i.e. Enable YNF in the global control, YNF will be enabled. Thereafter; switch to a channel which does not use
YNF, the YNF filter will be removed (or disabled). Then change the global control, the YNF filter will do
whatever is requested; last request is honored.
3.6.4 Color Space
Determines how the color components of an analog input signal are decoded for accurate color in the display.
Useful only for analog signals and certain digital sources. Although color space for these analog signals is
automatically determined by the projector. You may wish to override this and manually set a color space.
NOTE: For some signals, the color space function is entirely automatic and the pull-down list is disabled.
The current color space appears in the Image Settings menu. Press ENTER to select a different option:
• Select RGB unless you are using component video
• Select YPbPr (Video) with a standard definition televised signal (SDTV).
• Select YPbPr (HDTV) with a high definition televised signal (HDTV).
NOTE: When certain RGB signals are first connected, the projector may not recognize them as RGB and
will incorrectly decode their color information as YPbPr (video). These signals can include:
• RGB signals in NTSC, PAL, SECAM frequency ranges.
• Scan-doubled sync-on-green.
• Scan-quadrupled sync-on-green.
For these signals, change the color Space to RGB, and then define a new channel for future use.
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3.6.5 Video Options - Submenu
This submenu is used with video sources only.
• Enable Decoder (AGC): AGC affects decoded video images only. Enter a check mark (default) in most
instances. Activate the decoder’s AGC circuit to ensure properly bright images. Delete the check mark if a
decoded video image exhibits strange color artifacts such as stripes in highly saturated colors, indicating an
incompatibility between this source and the AGC.
• Video Standard: For most video standards available in the world, the projector automatically detects the
incoming horizontal and vertical frequencies and sets the projector’s processing of this signal to the
corresponding standard. The current video standard name appears in the Video Options submenu, and
includes an “A” if it is auto-detected. Press ENTER to view or select a different video standard from those
available to the projector; any that are disabled have frequency characteristics that differ from those of the
incoming signal. Selecting a specific standard forces the projector to process the signal according to this
standard.
NOTE: Best results are obtained with defined channels. Otherwise, switching from one video source to
another can sometimes cause slight disturbances in the display, indicating that the Auto function is
struggling. Recover by briefly selecting a different video standard, then going back.
STANDARD
PAL
NTSC
SECAM
NTSC 4.43
PAL-M
PAL-NC
PAL 60
WHERE USED (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
Most of Europe, China, Australia, some of S. America, some of Africa
N. America and Japan
France, Eastern Europe, most of Africa
A tape-only standard for partially-translated hybrid signals
Brazil
Argentina, Chile, other Latin American countries
NOTE: Generally, use “Auto” for all instances except: a poor quality input signal or a
black-and-white video signal. In order to detect and display such signals, select the relevant standard from the list.
• Input Video Black: This control compensates for incoming
elevated black levels present in certain video signals, and
ensures that blacks in the display are neither crushed (i.e.,
where dark greys appear black) nor excessively elevated
(i.e., where blacks appear dark grey). By default, the projector automatically determines the best setting
according to the type of incoming video signal:
• 0 IRE – Used for DVD output with “enhanced black”, SECAM, most PAL standards, and Japanese NTSC.
• 7.5 IRE – Used for most NTSC video signals.
For some types of video, you can override the setting. The control is disabled for other types of video (and all
graphics sources). Generally, if black appears crushed when brightness = 50, choose “0 IRE”. If black
appears excessively elevated, use “7.5 IRE”.
• Color: This slide bar adjusts the color saturation level. Lower settings produce less saturated colors, for
example a setting of “0” produces a black and white image. If the color level is too high, colors will be
overpowering and unrealistic.
• Tint: Adjusts the red/green color hue for true color reproduction of video and HDTV signals. For best
results, adjust tint while displaying an external test pattern. It is recommended that tint remain at its default
setting.
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• Filter: The proper filter setting is automatically set for virtually all signals, and rarely needs to be changed.
Override only if standard pixel tracking and phase adjustments do not adequately clear up a “noisy” video
signal, or if a graphics signal appears overly “soft”. Both instances indicate that “Filter” may be set to the
wrong option.
• Sampling Mode: Sets the color sampling mode for a digital signal to either YCbCr 4:4:4, RGB or YCbCr
4:2:2. The proper sampling mode is determined automatically by the projector; you can override this setting.
• Film Mode Detect: Enable or disable film motion detection. Only available for interlaced or segmented
frame sources.
• Chroma/luma Delay: Affects any incoming composite or S-video signal, delaying the luma signal
(intensity) in relation to the chroma (color). In the image, increasing the luma delay will move luma (seen as
a shadow where colors overlap) to the right slightly, with colors remaining in place. Decreasing this delay
will move the shadow slightly to the left. If necessary for your current source, adjust so that no shadows
occur with adjacent colors.
• Adaptive Contrast: Dynamically expands the contrast of the output image producing vibrant images with
seamless response to scene changes and fades. The slide bar adjusts the amount of adaptive contrast to apply,
with a setting of “0” producing no change. Adaptive contrast is disabled when the Dynamic Iris is operating
in Dynamic mode.
• Split Screen: This control allows a snap shot of the main image to be presented on the right side or lower
part of the screen, to allow evaluation of advanced image processing features. All resizing controls are
honoured on both images. However, image processing controls (such as, Detail, Sharpness, Noise Reduction
and Adaptive Contrast) only happen on the left side or top image. Changing inputs, channels or test patterns
will disable this control. PIP operation must be disabled prior to enabling this control.
NOTE: Split screen cannot be used in conjunction with either PIP or Tiling. Both PIP and Tiling must be
disabled prior to enabling Split Screen control.
• RGB Quantization Range: This control defines the RGB quantization levels for digital DVI and HDMI
inputs using the RGB colors pace. Typically, graphics sources use the full range of levels for the given bit
depth (i.e. 8-bit, 10-bit, 12-bit) and consumer electronics (CE) products typically use a limited range of data
within the given bit depth. This control must be set to limited to correct the levels for those CE products that
use the limited space. This adjusts what is considered black and white levels in the image. As an example for
8 bit space, full range RGB uses levels 0(black) to 255(white). Split Screen cannot be used in conjunction
with either PIP or Tiling. Both PIP and Tiling must be disabled prior to enabling the Split Screen control.
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3.6.6 Input Levels - Submenu
NOTES: 1) Because the projector automatically optimizes input levels for all but the most unusual of sources,
it is recommended that only experienced users use the Input Levels submenu. 2) Before beginning, check that
overall contrast and brightness settings are near 50 and that color temperature is properly set up on an
internal gray scale test pattern. 3) See 3.1.6 Remote Keypad Commands, “AUTO”.
Good RGB or input levels—that is, the drives and black levels for each of the three colors, red, green and
blue—ensure that images from analog sources other than decoded video have maximum contrast without
crushing black or white. By default (and in an “Auto Setup”), the projector automatically determines the best
input levels by monitoring image content and adjusting the controls appropriately. Further adjustment is
typically not required to obtain proper blacks or whites.
NOTE: This automatic adjustment requires at least 6-12 consecutive white pixels in the image. Without these
pixels, input levels may produce skewed colors, particularly in non-video images.
For a source exhibiting overly high black levels (typically caused by a noisy source causing black level spikes)
use the Input Levels menu (shown above). These adjustments, serve as a calibration process compensating for
differences in sources and cabling, to perfect the source image input levels and eliminate the “overshoot” and
“undershoot”.
NOTES: 1) Input Levels are of limited use with digital signals, but do offer some ability to tweak poorly
mastered source materials. 2) Input levels apply for the current source only, but for any color temperature
used. 3) Assuming that color temperature has been set up based on the internal test patterns, you can then set
up input levels for a given source so that it matches the color temperature of the internal test patterns.
• Auto Input Level: Use only if you are an experienced user and you have an unusual source that you feel
needs further color temperature and/or input level adjustment. This compensates for incoming out-of-range
drives (white) and black levels (black) that would cause “crushing” of light and dark colors in the image.
After entering a check mark, wait for the six slide bar values to stabilize, then delete the check mark and exit.
The Auto Input Level is automatically turned off upon exit from the Input Levels Menu.
• Black Levels And Drives:
IMPORTANT! Do not use Input Levels to adjust color temperature. This will distort contrast and brightness
functions as well as color temperature.
To check your image levels and adjust these controls:
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1. Ensure overall “Contrast” and “Brightness” settings are both set to near 50.
NOTE: Not required for “Auto” adjustment.
CONTRAST = 50 (approx.)BRIGHT = 50 (approx.)
2. Check the color temperature setup using an internal grey scale test pattern, making sure to obtain a neutral
grey scale.
NOTE: Not required for “Auto” adjustment.
3. Confirm that you are using input on an Analog BNC card or a Dual Link DVI card. Input Levels are not
applicable for sources going through the decoder. A grey scale is recommended.
4. If black levels are too high (and/or whites are too low, which is rare), you likely have a noisy source that is
producing skewed input levels. Enable “Auto” in the Input Levels menu. Wait for all six values to
stabilize. Alternatively, do not use “Auto”; reduce black levels manually instead. Judge by eye and change
one or more of the six levels as necessary to obtain proper blacks and whites. You may want to see only a
certain color while adjusting; use the Auto Color Enable option (described below).
5. Delete the “Auto” check mark and leave the Input Levels menu.
• Auto Color Enable: When a check mark is present, selecting a specific black level or drive to adjust will
automatically enable the corresponding color in the display. Delete the check mark to see all colors, or to
enable a different specific color through the Color Enable control.
• Clamp Location: Brightens the image produced from certain high-resolution high-frequency graphic
sources. The projector automatically selects the best clamp location for most sources. Use the normal Back
Porch location if the image is either sufficiently bright or overly bright. Select Sync Tip if the image appears
unusually dim, if there are horizontal streaks across the image, or if there is significant color drift. This
moves the clamping pulse from the normal back porch location (which is likely too short) to the tip of the
horizontal sync pulse. Tri Level is typically needed for an HDTV source.
• Input Peak Detector: A tool to assist with defining individual input levels, enabling you to accurately set
the Input Levels for any particular source with the appropriate image. Enabling the Peak Detector activates a
special operating mode for detecting only pixels that are considered black or white—all other levels are
displayed as a mid-level grey. When used with a smooth grey scale pattern in which black and white are
known to be at opposite edges of the image, you can watch these isolated areas while adjusting individual
black levels and input drives until both black and white edges are just visible and distinguished from
neighboring pixels. Images from this source will then display correct blacks and whites without crushing.
See Figure 3-8.
1. Display a 16 level grey scale test pattern from the desired external source, and enter a check mark in the
Input Peak Detector check box.
NOTE: The Input Peak Detector will initially render the grey scale as a uniform grey field before
adjustment or extreme crushing.
2. Display one primary color.
NOTE: Select Auto Color Enable to ensure the correct color is displayed for each setting.
3. For the current color, adjust its corresponding Black level slide bar just until a single band of black appears
at one edge of the screen. This band represents the first band of the grey scale pattern, which should be
100% black.
4. With the same color still active, adjust its corresponding Input Drive slide bar just until a single band of
color appears at the opposite edge of the screen. This band represents the last band of the grey scale
pattern, which should be 100% white (or the current color, if a certain color is enabled).
5. Check the black band and adjust the black level slide bar if necessary.
NOTE: Adjusting the black levels affects the gain. Only adjust when necessary.
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6. Repeat Steps 3-5 with the two remaining primary colors. When each primary color shows one optimized
black band and white (or colored) band, the input levels for this source are correctly set. Upon exiting the
Input Levels menu, the Peak Detector check box will clear.
FIGURE 3-8 ADJUSTING INPUT LEVELS USING THE PEAK DETECTOR
(RED EXAMPLE SHOWN)
• Color Enable: Select which color or colors you want to see in the display, useful while working with color
temperature white levels or input levels.
NOTES: 1) Input levels apply for the current source only, but for any color temperature used. 2) If color
temperature is set up based on the internal test patterns, you can set up input levels for a given source so that
it matches the color temperature of the internal test patterns.
3.6.7 Advanced Image Settings - Submenu
Use the Advanced Image Settings submenu to make the adjustments necessary for lesser-used but more
specialized applications on your projector.
3.6.8 Gamma Settings - Submenu
The system offers two types of gamma correction. Gamma correction can be applied to a specific source to
correct for luma encoding. This is a channel setting and reapplied every time the same signal is detected. This
is the 'Gamma' control. On the other hand the system also provides a global Gamma Correction control. The
global control offers an offset applied to all channels. This offset is used to compensate for changes in ambient
conditions such as ambient light in the room and projected material.
• Gamma Settings: The system offers two types of gamma correction. Gamma correction can be applied to a
specific source to correct for luma encoding. This is a channel setting and reapplied every time the same
signal is detected. This is the 'Gamma' control. On the other hand the system also provides a global Gamma
Correction control. The global control offers an offset applied to all channels. This offset is used to
compensate for changes in ambient conditions such as ambient light in the room and projected material.
• Gamma Correction: Applies a global offset to all gamma settings for each channel. It affects the shape of
the curve by performing a linear transform toward a gamma curve of 1.0 while the control is increasing and
likewise a linear transform toward a gamma of 3.0 as the control is decreasing. The control should only be
adjusted to compensate for ambient conditions. To correct a particular source only, use the Gamma control.
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• Gamma: Select the base gamma table for a given source. Select
from one of the standard tables, a custom gamma function, or
select an arbitrary gamma table that has been downloaded to the
projector.
NOTE: A separate PC utility is needed to do this.
The 2.22 curve is a power curve typically used to encode
graphics and video sources, see Figure 3-9 Gamma Curve.
The 'standard' curve (auto setup default) is a modified 2.22
curve with a small linear section in the black that enhances the
FIGURE 3-9 GAMMA CURVE
detail in darker areas of the projected content. Typically
standard or 2.22 is used for all sources. Alternatively, if neither
default is ideal, apply a simple gamma curve by defining a custom power function and slope. Select Gamma
Function from the drop down list to enable the Gamma Function and Gamma Slope controls. For more
complex non-standard gamma curves, a user-defined curve created externally and downloaded to the
projector can be used (requires separate PC-based Arbitrary Gamma software application to create the table
and the Web UI to download it).
NOTE: If any of these special user curves have been installed, their names will appear in the Gamma Table
pull-down list.
• Gamma Function: Defines the base gamma power curve used when the base gamma table value is set to
Gamma Function. This value, combined with gamma slope setting determines the base gamma table to be
used as the custom base table. The curve is generally a power curve with a small linear segment at the
bottom defined by the slope.
• Gamma Slope: This control defines a slope to be used for the base custom gamma table for a small section
at the bottom of the curve. This slope can be used to bring in or out the low level blacks in the image. This
slope combined with the gamma function, define the custom gamma table.
3.6.9 Detail Settings
Adjusts the sharpness of the image. Setting detail above the halfway point can introduce ‘noise’ in the image.
Lower settings can improve a noisy signal.
• Detail: Adjust the sharpness of the image. Setting detail above the halfway-point can introduce noise in the
image. Lower settings can improve a noisy signal. This command does not take effect unless the minimum
change required in the Detail Threshold control is reached.
• Texture Enhancement: Applies texture detail enhancement based on adaptive horizontal, vertical, and
diagonal large edge and small edge enhancement processes.
• Detail Threshold: Selects a filter sensitivity to noise. A higher value may improve noisy sources especially
for higher settings of detail.
• Detail Overshoot: Minimizes ringing on the enhanced edges detail and texture effects.
• Split Screen: Allows a snap shot of the main image to be presented on the right side of the screen to
allow evaluation of advanced image processing features. All resizing controls are honoured on both
images; however, image processing controls only happen on the left side image. Changing inputs,
channels or test patterns will disable this control.
NOTE: PIP and Tiling operation must be disabled prior to enabling this control.
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3.6.10Noise Reduction Settings
• Noise Reduction: Selects a filter sensitivity to noise. A higher value may improve noisy sources, but it will
soften the image.
• Block Artifact Reduction: Locates and reduces block edges produced by discrete cosine transform (DCT)
based compression processing.
• Mosquito Noise Reduction: Reduces mosquito artifacts around sharp edges in DCT based compression by
dynamically adapting to image content.
• Split Screen: Provides a snap shot of the main image to be presented on the right side of your screen to allow
evaluation of advanced image processing features. All resizing controls and input card features; such as
color/tint etc, are honoured on both images. However; image processing controls such as the detail-texture,
noise reduction and adaptive contrast features, only occur to the left side image. Changing inputs, channels
or test patterns will disable this control.
NOTE: PIP operation must be disabled prior to enabling this control.
• Full Screen Eye-motion Filter: Select this control to apply the Eye-Motion Filter to the entire screen, rather
than applying just to the edge blending.
• Eye-motion Filter: Allows you to adjust this filter to reduce saccadic eye-motion artifacts, sometimes
noticeable in edge blending regions. Too much filtering may result in loss of detail.
NOTE: For best results, adjust this setting while positioned at the nominal screen viewing distance.
3.6.11Color Settings
• Select Color Adjustment: Select the output color adjustment most suited to this input signal. The options
include the following:
• Max Drives: All color adjustments are turned off allowing the projector to run at maximum brightness.
• Color Temperature: Allows you to specify a color temperature between 3200 and 9300 based on the setting
of the color temperature slide bar.
Expressed in degrees Kelvin [3200K, 5400K, etc.]. Lower numbers appear reddish white and higher
numbers appear bluish.
Standard settings are:
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6500K, is the standard for color video, in both standard and high definition forms
5400K, is a standard for graphics and black and white video
3200K, is useful if the projected image is to be filmed or shot as part of a studio set illuminated with incandescent lights
For all color temperatures the color primaries; red, green, and blue are unchanged and reflect the native
colors of the projector.
• SD Video and HD Video: Sets the output color to a specific standard value. Adjusts the colors; red, green,
blue, and white.
• User#: Select 1 of 4 user defined sets of color adjustments; defined in the Configuration menu.
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3.6.12Dynamic Iris
The Dynamic Iris adjusts the aperture to allow more or less light through. This will allow for deeper blacks in
dark scenes.
NOTE: Dynamic Iris is only applicable on 200W and 350W models.
• Enabled: Enable either Manual or Per Channel operation of the Dynamic Iris. If set to Manual, set the
Dynamic Iris Position control to set the Dynamic Iris to a fixed position, as a percentage of fully open. If set
to Off, the position of the Dynamic Iris will be fixed at fully open. If set to Per Channel, the Dynamic Iris
will operate as selected by the current channel, which may be Off, Manual or Dynamic. This control is a
global setting. All other Dynamic Iris controls are applied to channels.
NOTES 1) Dynamic Iris should not be used on blends, as this could result in image distortion. 2) Dynamic
mode is only permitted in Dual lamp mode. If the global setting is set to Per Channel while in Dual lamp
mode, then switching to Single Lamp Mode will ignore the channel settings, grey out the Per Channel option
and set the Dynamic Iris to 100% open. If the Dynamic Iris mode is not changed, then when switching back
to Dual Lamp mode, the Dynamic Iris setting will return to Per Channel. If the Dynamic Iris mode is
changed, then when switching back to Dual Lamp mode, the Dynamic Iris setting will remain at the current
setting. The user will have to specifically go and set it back to Per Channel.
• Dynamic Iris Position: Set the fixed manual Dynamic Iris position as a percentage of fully open.
• Mode: Set the Dynamic Iris Mode for the current channel.
• Off will place the Dynamic Iris in a fully open position.
• Manual mode allows the user to adjust the level of light to statically increase the black levels.
• Dynamic mode allows the Dynamic Iris to open/close based on the frame content and Dynamic Iris Settings control. This will produce optimal black levels.
NOTE: On DLV projector models, the Dynamic mode of the Dynamic Iris is not available. In Constant
Intensity mode, Dynamic Iris control is disabled in the menus. In Constant Power mode, only manual
Dynamic Iris control is available.
• Dynamic Iris Settings: There are 3 predefined settings:
• Dark Scenes, which produces high contrast ratios, is for movies primarily consisting of dark content.
• Medium Scenes is for video content containing a moderate level of dark scenes.
• Light Scenes is for movies containing only a few dark scenes. The 4 User settings allow you to fine tune
the Dynamic Iris and save your own settings.
• Sensitivity: Adjusts how sensitive the Dynamic Iris control algorithm is to small bright objects entering and
leaving an image, such as stars or candles. With a lower sensitivity value these small bright objects are more
likely to be ignored, producing a more stable light level for the image, with the side effect that some detail in
those bright objects will be lost. It is often best to adjust the sensitivity and white compression together to
find the optimal settings.
• Open Speed: The open speed of the Dynamic Iris represents the maximum Dynamic Iris change per frame.
Increasing this value will allow the Dynamic Iris to travel further in a frame. Decreasing this value will allow
for a more gradual change. A slower value will reduce any flicker in the image, but it will also mean that the
Dynamic Iris will not react quickly to a scene that suddenly becomes much brighter; resulting in a image that
will show a significant loss of detail for several frames.
• Close Speed: The close speed of the Dynamic Iris represents the maximum Dynamic Iris change per frame.
Increasing this value will allow the Dynamic Iris to travel further in a frame. Decreasing this value will allow
for a more gradual change. A slower value will reduce any flicker in the image, but it will also mean that the
Dynamic Iris will not react quickly to a scene that suddenly becomes much darker, resulting in an image that
does not have as much contrast as it could for several frames.
• White Compression: The level of white compression adjusts amount of detail in bright parts of dark scenes.
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amount of detail reduction depends on the average level of brightness in the scene, and the setting of this
control. The brighter the scene the less impact this control will have. It is often best to adjust the sensitivity
and white compression together to find the optimal settings.
• Copy From: This control allows you to copy the Dynamic Iris Settings from an existing profile to the
current profile.
3.7
Configuration - Adjust System Parameters and Advanced Controls
Use the Configuration menu to define general
operating parameters and communications with
other projectors and equipment, and to access other
advanced processing and image adjustments
affecting overall performance. The Configuration
menu provides access to diagnostics, calibration
tools and the Service submenu (passwordprotected).
The first six options in the Configuration menu
are explained below:
3.7.1 Language
Choose the available language to use in the
projector menus. The change will take effect immediately.
3.7.2 Output Options Card - Submenu
• Screen Image Orientation: Select the on screen image orientation from Front, Rear, Front Inverted, and
Rear Inverted.
• Frame Locking: Select how the projector controls the output frame timing based on the input signal. When
set to Framelock, output image frames are locked to the input if possible. When Locked, the output is
always locked to the primary input, never the PIP/Secondary image. Free Run sets the output to close to
60Hz for all sources.
NOTE: When switching to a new input with frame locking enabled, the image will appear black for a short
duration while the system locks onto the new input.
• Set Frame Delay: This control delays the output signal timing relative to the input signal timing by a
fraction of a frame, and up to several frames. The minimum latency can vary based on the amount of scaling
applied to the image. When using keystone or warping, an additional latency is required, depending on the
amount of warp. The control is only available when the input signal is frame locked. In free run mode, or in
cases where the signal cannot be frame locked, the minimum latency defined by the scaling and keystone/
warp is applied to the signal.
• Actual Frame Delay: Dynamically calculated by the software as the achievable range being smaller than the
set range. The image parameters include, image shift, scaling, warp/keystone applied and format. The menu
displays both the user selected value and the actual frame delay value. When setting up tiling of projectors,
all projectors in the tile should be set to the worst case, which is the projector with the highest minimum for
the setup.
• Free Run Frequency: This control sets the output video vertical frequency.
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• Fade To Black Time: This control sets the amount of time (in seconds) that it takes to fade the image to/
from black.
NOTE: The OSD only allows the fade time to be set. To initiate a Fade to Black, the Christie Serial
command should be used.
• HDMI Output Loop Source: This control is used to configure the HDMI output options. Selecting Direct
Loop will directly pass-through the HDMI input signals: on the same Twin HDMI Input Card, the Input1
signal is looped to Output1 and the Input2 signal is looped to Output2. Selecting Main/PIP Loop will loop
the Main and PIP video to the outputs, regardless from which card these signals originate. The Main video
signal is looped to Output1 and the PIP video signal is looped to Output2. Selecting Disable will shut off the
HDMI outputs completely.
3.7.3 Lens Settings - Submenu
• Intelligent Lens System: Check this box to enable the Intelligent Lens System (ILS). When enabled, the
lens position (horizontal, vertical, focus, and zoom offsets) are stored per channel. If you change channels,
the lens position will change as the new signal is being displayed.When ILS is not enabled, the lens is
controlled independently of channels or input signals.
• Manual Zoom/focus: When this control is selected, the holding current is removed from the zoom and focus
motors so that they can be changed manually.
NOTE: Zoom and Focus should not be adjusted manually when this control is not selected, as this will result
in damage to the motors.
• Calibrate: The lens calibration procedure is needed each time a new lens is installed in order for the ILS
feature to perform reliably. This procedure calibrates; horizontal, vertical, focus, and zoom offset
movements.
• Lock All Lens Motors: Select this check box to prevent all lens motors from moving. It will disable the
Zoom, Focus, Horizontal and Vertical Position settings, effectively locking out any changes and overriding
all other lens features. This feature is particularly useful to prevent accidental lens position changes in multiprojector installations.
• Calibrate On New Lens: Check this box to prompt for a lens calibration each time a lens is inserted. The
user will always be prompted before starting the calibration.
• Calibrate On Startup: Check this box to initiate a ‘Lens Reset’ procedure on every power-up. This is useful
if the lens is subject to manual movement between power sessions.
• Home Position: Return the lens to the horizontal and vertical home position. Focus and zoom are
unaffected.
• Calibration Status: Displays the current lens calibration status.
3.7.4 Power Management - Submenu
• LCD Backlight: The backlight for the LCD has 3 states. Always On, Always Off, or Timer. The backlight
will turn on again when any key on the LCD is pressed or if an alarm is raised.
• LCD Backlight Timer: Set how long the LCD backlight stays on (in seconds) when in timer mode.
• LCD Backlight Level: Sets the LCD backlight brightness level. Maximum 25/Minimum 0.
• Auto Power Up: If there is an AC power interruption, while Auto Power Up is enabled, the projector will
resume operation in the same state as it left off. If the lamps are on and an image showing when AC power is
lost, the projector will automatically power back up with the lamps on and an image will show when AC is
restored.
• Auto Shutdown Enable: When Auto Shutdown Mode has been selected, and no projector activity has been
seen for the activation time-out period, the projector will enter a power saving mode in which the lamps will
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dim and the shutter will close. If this condition persists for an additional time-out period, the projector will
automatically go to Standby mode. The presence of any activity within this combined interval will cancel
Auto Shutdown and return the projector to normal operation.
Turn Off Image After (Min): This sets the activation interval (in minutes) for Auto Shutdown. If all activity
(input signals, web or serial port activity, key presses) is lost for this length of time, and Auto Shutdown is
enabled, an Auto Shutdown cycle will begin.
Enter Standby After (Min): This sets the interval (in minutes) between starting Auto Shutdown and
entering Standby mode. Once Auto Shutdown has been entered, and all activity continues to be absent for
this interval, the projector will automatically enter power Standby mode.
Lamp Regeneration Start Time: For 24/7 operation, the lamp regeneration cycle is required or lamp life
will be reduced. This control allows you to set the time of day (in 24 hour format) when the regeneration
cycle will start. In Dual Lamp mode, the cycle will be performed on each lamp separately. The second lamp
will wait for the first lamp to come back on before it begins the cycle. In single lamp mode, the projector will
go into Standby mode for the regeneration cycle. The regeneration cycle will run for 15 minutes for each
lamp. The lamp(s) must run for a minimum of 24 hours or the regeneration cycle will be skipped.
Over-temp Fan Assist: When enabled, this option will cause all fans to come on at full speed if any enabled
thermal sensor has an over-temperature fault. This may help to prevent an emergency shutdown if the extra
cooling can bring the temperature within limits before the shutdown occurs. The fan assist will cause
increased noise levels due to the simultaneous full speed operation of all the fans. Normal operation will
resume when all over-temperature conditions are removed or fan assist is turned off.
3.7.5 Date And Time - Submenu
The current year-month-day, hour-minute-second. Changes here reset the projector real-time clock.
3.7.6 Menu Preferences - Submenu
Adjust the appearance, content and/or location of on-screen menus and messages.
• Large Menu Font: Enter a check mark to enlarge menus and their text. To adjust Menu Location to
accommodate the increased menu area.
• Menu Location: Use the pull-down list to choose a pre-defined default or customized location for the
display of all on-screen menus.
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a. Choose a preset that is closest to the desired location.
b. Adjust Horizontal Shift and Vertical Shift slide bars to move the menu to the desired location.
NOTE: Avoid locations too close to a corner or edge to prevent cropping of larger menus.
Horizontal Shift And Vertical Shift: Shift your menus as desired, creating a customized menu location.
Display Automatic Message Boxes: Enable or disable the pop-up of automatic message boxes. These are
messages to the user that are not directly triggered by user actions. Examples are signal information, function
limitation or auto calibration message boxes.
Display User Message Boxes: Enable or disable the pop-up of message boxes that are directly triggered by
user actions. Examples are gamma or lens control message boxes.
Display Error Messages: Choose how you want to be notified of errors detected in either the incoming
signal or projector. Select Screen or All (default) to see brief on-screen messages. This is recommended
during setup or testing of the projector. Or select “Serial Ports” to receive messages via RS-232 or RS-422
serial communication only. To hide error message displays, such as during shows and presentations, select
Off or Serial Ports.
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• Splash Screen Setup: Choose when to display a special introductory splash screen image, such as your
company logo, graphic or message.
• Always Off – A splash screen never appears
• Start-up Only – The splash screen logo appears at projector start-up only.
• Start-up And No Signal – A splash screen appears at start-up and at any time when there is no signal.
To add your own splash screen in addition to the default “Christie logo” splash screen, use the Web UI to
download the desired bitmap (.bmp) file to the projector. This will overwrite any other user splash screen
that has been downloaded.
NOTE: Only one user splash screen can be saved in the projector.
• OSD Transparency: Check this box if you want the OSD menu backgrounds to be transparent.
• Menu Type: Select the Basic or Advanced menu type from this list box. The Advanced menu setting will
give the menu options. The Basic menu setting will give a small number of the most frequently used menu
items.
• Splash Screen: Choose which splash screen is to be used; the default or user downloaded splash screen.
• Cascading Menus: Enable or disable cascading menus. When disabled, a single menu level will be
displayed on the OSD at a time.
3.7.7 Communications - Submenu
Defines and controls how single or multiple projectors are linked with each other and with a controlling
device. For detailed information refer to the Serial Command Document provided in the Dealer Section of the
Christie Website, 020-100224-XX.
3.7.8 Serial Options - Submenu
• Baud Rate: Determines the speed of communication to and from the projector on the RS-232 or RS-422
links. The maximum rate for the RS-232 is 115200; for RS-422 it is 19200. Set the baud rate to match that of
your controlling device, such as your PC. Refer to the documentation for the controlling device to determine
the baud rate. In an existing network of projectors, if you discover that a projector has a different baud rate,
use the pull-down list and select the correct baud rate using the ENTER key. Do not scroll this control with
LEFT ARROW KEY or RIGHT ARROW KEY. Serial communication is always eight data bits, no parity.
• Serial Flow Control: Determines whether software flow control or no flow control is used when
transmitting and receiving data on the serial port.
• Projector Address: Enter a three-digit number (such as “001”) to assign or change a number to the projector
currently in use. If the current projector already has a number assigned, that number will appear here (for
example “004” in the menu shown below. Numerical identity for projectors enables you to communicate
with a single projector within a multiple-projector application (see also PROJ key in 3.1.2 Remote Keypad).
If you make a mistake in assigning or changing the projector number, press EXIT to cancel.
NOTE: When multiple projectors are being used and you want to adjust the color for individual projectors
to create one seamless image, you must assign different numbers for each projector to allow switching back
and forth between projectors while adjustments are being made.
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• Network Routing:
NOTE: Not applicable for stand-alone projectors or simple serial networks with only one type of controller
and linking.
FIGURE 3-10 NETWORK ROUTING LIST
• Separate - Select “Separate” (factory default) to keep RS-232, RS-422 and Ethernet messages on their
respective paths instead of being broadcast to the other types of ports, see Section 2 Installation and Setup.
• RS-232 and RS-422 Joined - Messages originating from an RS-232 or RS-422 controller will be relayed
to all RS-232or RS-422 ports. Any Ethernet communication, however, will not.
• RS-232 and Ethernet Joined - Messages to and from the RS-232 ports will also be relayed to the Ethernet
port, and vice versa. Any RS-422 communications will be isolated. In the case of multiple Ethernet sessions over the single Ethernet connector, input on the RS-232 port will be relayed to all Ethernet sessions;
however, input from any Ethernet session will only be relayed to the RS-232 ports.
• All Joined - All messages reach all ports, regardless of type in the case of multiple Ethernet sessions, input
on one Ethernet session will be relayed to all other Ethernet sessions as well as to the RS-232 and RS-422
ports.
3.7.9 Ethernet Settings - Submenu
NOTE: Recommended for network administrators only.
• DHCP: Users may enable Dynamic IP (DHCP) support if the network is equipped with a DHCP server.
Once enabled, the projector will configure the IP address, subnet mask and default gateway with the settings
provided by the DHCP server. When disabled, the projector will reset the address back to the default static
address (0.0.0.0). If the projector cannot contact a DHCP server, the projector software will revert to using
the Link-Local IP settings.
• Link-Local IP: When set to Dynamic IP, the projector will configure itself to a valid IP address, even if no
DHCP server is available to provide a dynamic IP. If the PC is configured to obtain an IP address
automatically (by default in Windows), both the PC and the projector will use compatible IP addresses.
• IP Address: If DHCP is disabled, enter a valid and unique IP address for use on the network to which the
projector is currently connected. This address will overwrite any previous IP address such as the projector’s
factory-defined default. It takes approximately 10 seconds for the projector to respond at its new address.
• TCP Port: On some Ethernet networks, firewall restrictions may require that the port number of the
projector be changed from its default of 3002. If so, enter a new valid port number here. It is highly
recommended not to use a port # below 1000, as these ports are typically reserved for and used by common
IP applications.
• Subnet Mask: Determines the subnet for the IP address and must be set manually, if not using DHCP.
• Default Gateway: This is the IP address of the gateway used to reach any non-local IP addresses. All PCs
and projectors must be on the same subnet and it must be set manually, if not using DHCP.
• Host Name: Set the host name for the device.
• Domain Name: Set the domain for the device.
• Mac Address: Displays the MAC address of the projector (read-only)
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3.7.10DMX / ArtNET - Submenu
The projector supports the DMX512 protocol through both the DMXC option card and through the ArtNET
communications via the Ethernet connector. Both input methods share the same feature list, and can share the
same configuration methods as follows:
• The user may select to monitor both, neither, or a single interface via a DMX control.
• If both interfaces are selected, the DMXC input card will take priority if it is actively receiving data. While
data is active on this card, ArtNET packets will be ignored.
• Only 1 DMXC card can be used at a time. If more than one is populated, the 2nd and subsequent cards will
not be activated.
• The DMXC card will always be active, even when the projector is powered down (i.e. in standby mode).
• When controlling a projector with DMX, it is recommended that no other interfaces (such as the IR Remote
or Web interfaces) are used.
• The Menu for setting the ArtNET and DMX interface is always available at:
Configuration > Communications > DMX/ArtNET Settings.
NOTE: When a DMXC card is installed, the same menu is available at:
Configuration > Option Card Settings > DMX Input Card > DMX/ArtNET Settings.
• DMX Interface: Select whether to monitor the DMXC input card only, the ArtNET interface only, both
(ArtNET is ignored if the DMXC card is actively receiving data), or neither.
• DMX Personality: This control determines how many contiguous channels the projector will respond to.
Fewer channels mean more devices can be used per universe. More channels mean greater control of the
projector, but fewer devices.
• Show Personality (18 channels): This is the default setting. The 18 Show channels are those controls
which are expected to be used throughout the course of an actual show (ie. shutter, channel change). These
channels are a subset of those in the Setup Personality.
• Setup Personality (38 channels): The 38 Setup channels are those controls which are expected to be used
during the setup of an actual show (ie. Projector orientation, Color, Brightness, etc.)
• Nitro Personality (25 channels): The Nitro personality includes channels with Load/Execute style functionality for ‘critical’ functions that require security so that they cannot be changed by a single button press
and will not be affected by a Grand Master. This personality cannot be used with a control board containing only sliders. The Load/Execute channels operate as follows:
• The user must load a value, then send 86 (LOAD), then send 171 (EXECUTE) to execute the loaded
value
• If this sequence of 3 values is not sent to the projector, the command is ignored
See Appendix B: DMX/ArtNET for the DMX Channel Allocation
• Base Channel: There are 512 channels per universe. This control specifies the starting channel for this
projector. If multiple projectors are used on the same universe and are to be controlled independently, this
value must be changed. i.e. If both projectors are using the Show personality (18 channels), projector 1
should start at base channel 1 and projector 2 should start at base channel 19.
NOTE: The Base channel setting must allow enough space for the channels required by the selected
personality (i.e. If the Show Personality is selected, the Base Channel may be in the range 1-494). If the
Setup Personality is selected, the Base Channel may be in the range 1-474.
• Software Termination: This control supplies a signal to the card to switch termination resistance in/out of
the circuit. It may be necessary to clear this setting upon card removal. By default SW termination is
disabled. The Input termination (2 Watt, 120 Ohm) is required on the last DMXC card in a loop through
configuration. (i.e. only on the last projector). Termination may be either hardware (by plugging in a
termination dongle, etc) or may be switched in by software, but should not be both.
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projector has AC applied. If there are cases where the network is required to be terminated without AC
applied to the last projector, then a hardware terminator should be used
ArtNET Universe: For DMX512, each universe represents a separate electrical circuit (up to 512 devices/
channels). For ArtNET however, 'DMX' data is broadcasted over an Ethernet network, so every device will
receive every packet of data, whether they belong to that universe or not. This control specifies which
universe the projector belongs to, so it can filter out all other data packets. The Universe applies to ArtNET
only, and does not apply to the DMXC input card.
ArtNET Subnet: This is the highest level address in an ArtNET network, providing expandability beyond
the universe level. This control specifies which ArtNET subnet (group of universes) the projector belongs to.
The Subnet applies to ArtNET only, and does not apply to the DMXC input card.
Input Noise Filter: The Input Noise Filter eliminates DMX/ArtNET input oscillation, which can occur on
some DMX control boards. This can cause fine resolution controls (e.g. Lens, Brightness) to continually
change. A filter setting of 0 will turn off the filter; a setting of 1 will filter +/- 1 step changes, etc. Using this
filter will decrease the fine control precision of some slider controls. By default this filter is set to 0 (Off). It
is not recommended to use this feature unless you are experiencing problems with your DMX input.
Host Name: This will be used to respond to ArtNET polling queries. “Christie” will be the short name,
“Christie_HostName” will be our long name. By default the host name is composed from the projector name
and serial number. (Default = “<unit name>_<serial no>”).
NOTE: The Host name is also defined at Configuration > Communications > Ethernet Settings > Host
Name.
3.7.11SNMP - Submenu
The M Series SNMP (Simple Network Management
Protocol) interface provides network administrators with a
common way to manage their network devices from a
single remote location. SNMP allows an administrator to
query a number of devices to see their current status/
configuration. It also allows operators to change
configuration values and configure trap notifications to be
sent when certain events occur.
The SNMP menu can be accessed from:
Configuration > Communications > SNMP
Controls
Operators are able request the current state of the following controls:
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Shutter
Host Name
IP Address
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Operators are able to request the following status items directly (for quick reference):
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Main software version
Global alarm status
Lamp 1 life (just “Lamp Life” if there is no second lamp)
Lamp 2 life (if applicable)
Lamp 1 status (just “Lamp Life” if there is no second lamp)
Lamp 2 status (if applicable)
Traps
A trap is a condition that SNMP monitors on the
projector. When the condition is met, a notification is
sent via an SNMP notification or email message. Each
traps condition can be set to Disabled, SNMP Trap,
Email or SNMP Trap + Email. The traps are defined in
a series of MIB files hosted directly on the projector.
MIB files can be accessed from a web browser window,
using the address //<IP Address>/mibs/.
The Trap Configuration menu can be accessed from:
Configuration > Communications > SNMP > Trap
Configuration
Operators are able to select from the following trap events to receive up to 3 SNMP traps and 3 email
notifications when they occur:
Table 3.3 Available Trap Events
EVENT
MESSAGE
(EMAIL NOTIFICATION)
PARAMETERS
Lamp end of life
Lamp has reached end of life
Lamp Number
Lamp Hours Elapsed
Lamp end of life cleared
Lamp end of life cleared
Lamp Number
Lamp fault
Lamp fault has occurred
Lamp Number
Lamp Fault Description
Lamp fault cleared
Lamp fault has been cleared
Lamp Number
Fan stall
Fan stalled
Fan no longer stalled
Fan stall cleared
Thermal sensor warning
Thermal sensor warning
Thermal sensor error
Thermal sensor error
Thermal sensor OK
Thermal sensor OK
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TRAP CONFIG.
MENU TEXT
DEFAULT
NOTIFICATION
SETTING
Lamp Life
Lamp Fault
SNMP Trap +
Email
Fan Name
Fan Stall
Thermal Sensor Name
Thermal Sensor Text
Thermal Sensors
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Table 3.3 Available Trap Events
EVENT
MESSAGE
(EMAIL NOTIFICATION)
Projector powered on
(Standby to Lamps On)
Projector turned on (lamps on)
Projector powered off
(Lamps On to Standby)
Projector turned off (lamps
off)
No video input signal
No video input signal
Video input signal detected
Video input signal detected
Lamp door open
Lamp door has been opened
Lamp door closed
Lamp door has been closed
PARAMETERS
TRAP CONFIG.
MENU TEXT
None
Power
Frequency
Signal Lost/Detected
Lamp Number
Lamp Door
DEFAULT
NOTIFICATION
SETTING
Disabled
Email Notification
When a trap occurs while Email Notification is selected for the event, an individual email will be sent to each
user defined email recipient. The SNMP menu allows up to 3 email address (up to 64 characters in length) to
request notifications from the system during a trap event.
The resulting email will be in the following format:
From: <from@email.com>
To: <to@email.com>
Subject: Christie M Series Projector SNMP Notification
Message:
Projector Name: <projector name>
Location: <SNMP location>
IP Address: <IP address>
Description: <message from Table 3.3>
Parameters: <param 1 from Table 3.3> = <param 1 value>; <param 2 from
Table 3.3> = <param 2 value>; ...
3.7.12Geometry And Color - Submenu
In the Configuration menu, select the Geometry and Color submenu when you need to modify overall color
performance and/or image geometry for all sources.
• Test Pattern: Choose the desired internal test pattern, or select OFF to turn off a test pattern. Alternatively,
use the TEST key for cycling through test patterns.
3.7.13Geometry Correction - Submenu
Keystone is typically caused by tilting the projector in relation to the screen, so that the lens surface and screen
are no longer parallel to each other. Vertical keystone is used to correct a keystoned image shape in which the
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top and bottom borders of the image are unequal in length, and both sides of the image are inclined toward the
top or bottom edge.
Horizontal keystone is used to correct a keystoned image shape in which the left and right borders of the image
are unequal in length, and the top and bottom are slanted to one of the sides.
All settings to adjust keystone are in the Geometry Correction submenu. Brightness Uniformity, Edge
Blending and Black Level Blending should be disabled before performing Keystone adjustments.
Adjust An Image For Keystone Correction
1. Enable keystone adjustments by selecting Keystone from the Geometry Correction drop down list.
NOTE: This will enable the controls for performing 1D or 2D keystone adjustments.
2. Select a test pattern.
NOTE: It is recommended to use the Grid test pattern.
3. Perform coarse keystone adjustment by using the Horizontal or Vertical Adjust setting. Use the left and
right arrow keys to make the adjustment.
NOTE: The corner cursors are a guide as to how the image will be adjusted. The outside edge of a cursor
will be the outside edge of the image. It may not be possible to exactly match the screen dimensions with
the Horizontal and Vertical Keystone controls, but these settings can be refined when the 2D keystone
settings are adjusted.
4. When adjustment of the corners is complete, select OK.
NOTE: A message will be displayed indicating that the projector is “Processing request”. The settings are
applied to the displayed image, and will take approximately 10 seconds. If Vertical Keystone adjustments
have been made, starting to do any Horizontal Keystone adjustments will erase the Vertical settings, and
vice versa.
5. After the Horizontal or Vertical adjustments have been made, selecting 2D Keystone adjustments will
retain these settings. Fine adjustment can now be made by moving any single corner separately.
6. Use the arrow keys to move to the required corner.
NOTE: The current corner will be displayed in red.
7. Press ENTER to select the corner.
NOTE: The current corner will be displayed in green.
8. Use the arrow keys to move the selected corner to match the screen.
9. Press ENTER again, to save that position for the corner.
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10. Repeat Steps 6 to 9 to adjust all 4 corners until they match the screen.
11. Select OK to apply the new corner positions to the image.
NOTE: A message will be displayed for approximately 10 seconds indicating that the projector is
“Processing request”.
Under certain combinations of extreme keystone co-ordinates and specific signal frequency, a keystoned image
may result that is outside the bandwidth limitations of the projector. When attempting to apply the keystone
settings, a message will pop up on the OSD, indicating that the bandwidth has been exceeded and the keystone
cannot be applied. The cursor co-ordinates for keystone adjustment will remain at the failed keystone position.
This will allow the user to make minor changes and attempt to reapply the corner settings. Either the coordinates must be adjusted, or the free run frequency must be changed to fall within the allowed bandwidth.
The FUNC+HELP key combination will immediately disable the Keystone, Brightness Uniformity, Edge
Blending and Black Level Blending features. This is helpful when, in some extreme keystone configurations,
some image corruption may appear and/or the menus may not be readable. Although FUNC+HELP disables
these features, it will not overwrite their settings. If keystone is simply enabled again, the same image
corruption may occur. After pressing FUNC+HELP, it is recommend to immediately “Reset Keystone Settings”,
which will set all keystone co-ordinates to zero.
3.7.14Brightness Uniformity - Submenu
Provides further refinement of displays already matched for their primary colors and overall light output. Use
Brightness Uniformity to create an exceptionally smooth image in which no area appears brighter than
another. In the Brightness Uniformity menu, enable the Brightness Uniformity Enable check box to access a
multitude of adjustments for light output control in specific areas throughout the image. Your settings apply as
long as the Brightness Uniformity Enable check box is enabled. While making adjustments, enable the
Coarse Adjustment check box to apply Brightness Uniformity settings with a large granularity. Coarse
Adjustment helps identify brightness changes and accelerates projector response time while adjusting settings.
To disable the Brightness Uniformity function, delete the Brightness Uniformity Enable check mark.
What Is Brightness Uniformity?
When used to refine screens already matched for their primary colors, see 3.11.1 Match Colors in Multiple
Screens and overall light output, proper adjustment of Brightness Uniformity can create an exceptionally
smooth screen in which:
• No area of the screen appears more red, green or blue than another
• No area of the screen appears brighter than another
• Color and light output from one screen closely matches adjacent screens
Although the Brightness Uniformity control can be used for a stand-alone projector, it is particularly useful
for setting up and maintaining tiled images that form a cohesive display wall in which the color “cast” and light
output appear uniform throughout each image as well as throughout the entire wall. The procedure provided
here assumes a multiple-screen application.
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IMPORTANT! Before you begin, read through the entire procedure before attempting to adjust Brightness
Uniformity controls, and keep in mind the following checklist of prerequisites and guidelines:

Adjust Colors First: Always adjust the primary colors as described in 3.11.1 Match Colors in Multiple
Screens procedure, before attempting to work with Brightness Uniformity. This ensures that primary
colors, color temperature, and maximized light output are all well matched from one screen to
another. These matches are needed before you can achieve good brightness uniformity results.

Run Lamp For 100 Hours: Light output and brightness uniformity can vary significantly during the first
100 hours of lamp use. For best results with new lamps, either set up brightness uniformity after this
period, or do an initial setup and re-check at 100 hours.

Set Lamp Power: Ensure that each Lamp Power setting is as high as possible for your application while
still maintaining a good overall match of light output from screen-to-screen. By nature, achieving a
uniform brightness will require a slightly reduced overall brightness—this reduction will help ensure
that you have enough range of adjustment when examining brightness variables more closely from
screen-to-screen, and will help prevent premature “maxing out” when trying to match to a certain
color, zone or projector.
NOTE: On DLV models, the Power control is fixed at 150W to maximize lamp life. In Constant
Power mode, use the Manual Dynamic Iris Position slide bar to adjust brightness. In Constant Intensity mode, use the Intensity slide bar to adjust brightness.

Use A “user” Color Temperature: Always adjust brightness uniformity for a User color temperature
defined when you matched primary colors, and continue to use it for all sources displayed on the wall.
Your other color temperatures will not necessarily be matched from screen-to-screen.

White Uniformity Slide Bars: White Uniformity slide bar values may not reduce to “0”. Each slide bar
adjusts overall light output in a specific screen zone, but the value shown represents the current setting for green in this zone. When other “hidden” values (red or blue) are lower than green, during
adjustment in the White Uniformity menu their values will reach “0” first, causing the slide bar to
stop earlier than expected.

Judge By Eye Or Use A Meter: Good brightness uniformity can be achieved with either.
1. General Setup
a. Adjust primary colors see 3.11.1 Match Colors in Multiple
Screens to ensure matched overall color temperatures and light
output between screens.
IMPORTANT! Double-check that all WHITES and LIGHT
OUTPUT are well-matched.
b. Enable the Brightness Uniformity check box. This will
enable access to the uniformity controls and will apply the
settings to your image.
c. Select the 13-Point test pattern for display. This pattern
provides nine screen “zones” with 13 targets as shown.
NOTE: For best results, rather than examining the CENTER
of each zone when assessing Brightness Uniformity
adjustments focus on extreme EDGES as indicated in the illustration at right.
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d. In either Color Adjustments menu, select a “User” color. Then:
• If you have created a “User 1” color gamut (recommended) for a well-matched wall, continue to
Step 1e.
• If you prefer maximum brightness rather than a particular color temperature, select Max Drives.
IMPORTANT! Do not change User 1 Color Adjustment in color-matched applications.
e. In the White Uniformity menu, and set the “Overall” output level to 50.0 and all remaining slide bars
to 0.0. This decreases the light output just enough throughout the screen so that any color level can
then be increased later as necessary for matching light output from zone-to-zone. Do not exceed 50.0
for “Overall”—a higher level will likely interfere with achieving brightness uniformity and is not
recommended.
Ensure that overall light output remains well matched from one screen center to the next. Where necessary,
increase or decrease Lamp Power slightly to recover center matches.
2. Adjust Color (level of red/green/blue) in Eight Zones
NOTES: 1) At this point, ignore the brightness of individual zones. 2) Always ignore menu colors.
a. On each screen, compare the color temperatures in the eight target zones (four edges and four corners)
to that of the color temperature of the center. Compare using a white field only, and take note of any
areas that do not match the center. Also decide if any screen exhibits a more obvious color shift than
other screens—begin with this screen in Step 2b.
b. Return to the Brightness Uniformity menu. Beginning with the screen that exhibits the most obvious
color shift(s), for each edge that exhibits a noticeably different color temperature from the center,
select the corresponding Uniformity adjustment menu—Left, Right, Top or Bottom. For example, if
any part of the left side is too blue, too red or too green, go to the Left Uniformity menu and adjust the
colors (i.e., change their light output) until all portions of the left side closely match the center color
temperature. Adjust an edge first (focusing on its center), and then adjust its corners.
Repeat the color adjustment of sides and corners for each edge of the screen that does not yet match the center
(note that each corner is adjustable in either of its two adjacent “side” menus). When done, all areas of a given
screen should match. Repeat Steps 2a and 2b for all remaining screens.
3. Adjust Light Output in Eight Zones
For each screen, compare the light output of each edge and corner to that of the center. If any of the areas differ,
use the White Uniformity menu to match edges and corners to the center as described below. Begin with the
screen exhibiting the most obvious variations in light output.
a. Adjust edge White Uniformity first—note that each edge adjustment also affects the rest of the screen
slightly. Keep all edges just slightly lower than the center light output rather than matching light output
precisely. Otherwise, it may not be possible to brighten the corners (typically the dimmest areas of the
screen) enough. i.e., the best uniformity is a compromise between the brightest and darkest areas of the
screen.
b. Adjust corner White Uniformity last—each corner adjustment affects only this quadrant.
c. Repeat for each screen.
4. Readjust Color Temperature (level of red/green/blue) in Eight Zones
Return to Steps 2a and 2b and, if necessary, fine-tune the zones so that they all still exhibit a single color
temperature. If you do not want to use or apply Brightness Uniformity settings, delete the check mark from the
Uniformity Enable check box at the top of the Brightness Uniformity menu.
NOTE: Bottom defined by the slope.
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3.7.15Edge Blending - Submenu
The Edge Blending submenu provides a range of controls for smoothing together the overlapping bright edges
of multiple adjacent projected images to create a single larger “seamless” image. These controls, which
primarily affect white levels, are typically used in conjunction with mechanical lens blinders (optional), which
are installed on the front of the projector and which primarily affect black levels. Brightness uniformity
adjustment, if desired, should be performed first. The Edge Blend or Grid Test Pattern is useful for the
mechanical setup of the projectors. If necessary, adjust Black Level Blending first with the Black test pattern,
then use the White test pattern to blend the white levels on the blend edges. The final step is to check the
blended image with an external source.There is a center line (both horizontal and vertical) in the Edge
Blending test pattern. The intersection of these lines is the true center of the projector’s display area.
The Show Blending Overlap control enables or disables edge blending overlap. When enabled, this will make
the size of the Edge Blending regions obvious. This control should only be used during setup.
What is a Blend?
In simple terms, a blend appears as a gradient strip along an edge of a
projected image. It is darkest along the extreme edge of the image, and
lightens nearer to the rest of the image (see right).
How Are Blends Used?
In multiple-projector walls, complementary blends between neighboring
images can compensate for the extra “brightness” or intensity where these
edges overlap. By controlling blend width and other properties, you can
achieve uniformity across the group of images. Visible overlaps will
disappear, as shown in Figure 3-11 Edge Blending Concept.
For best results, use the same projector model
and type throughout your display wall. In
addition, avoid high-gain screens whenever
possible—the optical performance of such
screens demands minimal image offset, thus
projectors must be located very close to one
another.
Edge blending software controls are located in
the two-page Edge Blending submenu—
access via Configuration menu, then go to the
Geometry and Color menu and select Edge
Blending. The Advanced Edge Blending
option opens the second page of the Edge
Blending submenu.
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3.7.16Advanced Edge Blending - Submenu
Use Edge Blending controls to set the precise width, shape and midpoint you need to blend overlapping edges
together smoothly.
• Blend Width: Determines how much area is used for blending along an overlapping edge. Slide bar values
represent the number of pixel steps used for the blend. For example, a setting of “eight” creates a blended
edge 8 pixels wide.
A setting of “0” signifies no blending. For best results in most applications, use a blend width greater than
10% of the resolution of the projector (192 on a 1920 x 1080 projector). Larger blend widths can mask
uniformity issues between multiple projectors.
NOTE: Ranges: (Projector number of columns / 2) horizontal, (projector number of lines / 2) vertical.
Example: 1920 / 2 = 960 pixels horizontal, 1080 / 2 = 540 pixels vertical.
• Blend Shape: Determines the rate of roll-off across the blend width, i.e. how quickly the white levels across
the blend change from light and dark. Increasing the Blend Shape setting accelerates the rate of change at
both extremes so that less of the region appears mid-grey (see Figure 3.20). Decreasing the Blend Shape
setting slows the rate of change so that more of the region appears mid-grey. For most applications, this
subtle control is best left close to 50.
• Blend Midpoint: Determines the white level at the blend midpoint (the point equidistant between the
beginning and end of the blend). Increasing the Blend Midpoint setting creates a blend that appears brighter
than the rest of the image. Decreasing the Blend Midpoint setting creates a blend that is darker than the rest
of the image. A setting of 50 means the midpoint is approximately 50% black—for best results in most
applications, keep fairly close to this default.
• Show Blending Overlap: Turns your defined blend width area to solid grey so that, if needed, simply
overlapping the grey bars can seamlessly align two adjacent images. Toggle the Show Blending Overlap off
to reactivate the blend effect.
NOTE: Blending Overlap appears as Reserved when Christie TWIST is installed.
Other Functions
For convenience, the Edge Blending submenu also includes related options for enabling a specific color and/or
test pattern, or for working with colors or the lamp. Such functions duplicate those provided elsewhere in the
menu system.
Edge Blending Procedure
NOTES: 1) Before attempting to work with edge blending software functions, align the projectors/images by
correctly overlapping the displays from your intended external source. 2) Match colors and the brightness
uniformity.
IMPORTANT! For a shared edge, all blend procedures and settings should be identical on both projectors.
1. Start with two projectors. Display full white field test pattern from both.
2. In the Edge Blending submenu, enable Edge Blending by entering a check mark in the top check box.
3. Set starting points for adjustment:
a. Set all blend widths to 0.
b. Go to More and set everything in the Edge Blending menu to 50.
4. Set blend width on one projector, increase the Blend Width for an overlapping edge (for example, if the
projector’s image is on left, its right edge overlaps the adjacent image—adjust Right Blend Width). Use
the same setting on the second projector for this shared edge.
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5. Re-adjust width (both projectors) until the overly bright band at the midpoint of the overlapping blends
disappears or just changes to very light grey. For the shared edge, use the same Blend Width setting on
each projector.
NOTE: If the best blend appears to be between two settings, choose the wider setting for both projectors.
6. Check blend if the blended region appears too dark or light in relation to the rest of the image:
a. Increase Blend Midpoint in both projectors to “lighten” the overall blend, decrease to “darken” the
overall blend.
b. Adjust Blend Shape in both projectors to fine-tune change the amount of mid-grey intensity (as
opposed to black/white) in the blend.
7. Repeat with remaining projectors / overlaps.
8. Check completed display wall with the desired external signal.
9. If necessary, adjust the mechanical alignment to maintain perfect pixel-on-pixel alignment over time.
In applications where you are projecting only white or light images, the Blend Width may be slightly higher—
set according to how much overlap you have between images. Use the following as a guide (examples show
overlapping width only—values for overlapping height will differ).
NOTE: Recommended overlap is 12.5% - 25%.
3.7.17Color Adjustments By X/Y - Submenu
Enter known x/y coordinates from the chromaticity graph.
NOTES: 1) For defining or changing a User 1, 2, 3, or 4 color
performance or “gamut”. Sometimes known as Comprehensive
Color Adjustment™. 2) Factory-defined primary color levels,
which ensure a specific color performance from projector-toprojector, can be calibrated in the Service menu only. The
factory settings can be recovered with selection of “Reset to
Factory Defaults?” in the Color Primary Settings submenu
accessed via the Service menu (password-protected).
From the factory, the projector can utilize any of the three pre-defined color performance settings identified at
right (default = Max Drives), or colors can be driven on the basis of color temperature. For most applications,
one of these gamuts will produce accurate and realistic colors from a variety of sources. They can be applied at
any time in the Advanced Image Settings menu (“Select Color Adjustment”), and are not adjustable.
Defining “user” Color Gamuts: You may find the pre-defined “Select Color Adjustment” options do not suit
your needs. For example, you may require a unique color gamut (range) for a single projector or application, or
you may need to precisely match colors across multiple adjacent displays. In such cases, use the Color
Adjustments by X,Y or Color Saturation submenu to define the precise hue of each primary color
component (red, green, blue, and white) used to generate the millions of colors produced in displays. You can
create up to four custom color gamuts (User 1, 2, 3, or 4) with these adjustments.
NOTE: The two menus differ only in their user interface, so use whichever menu best suits your needs and
application. A color meter can help with adjustments.
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Use this submenu to create, alter or copy a
color gamut (i.e., “color adjustment”).
Controls in this menu define the precise hue
of each primary color component (red, green,
blue, and white) used to generate the millions
of colors produced in displays. The x/y
coordinates for each color define its location
on the standard CIE chromaticity graph.
Changing either or both of these numbers will
change the hue of the color, and relocate the
“triangle” for possible colors. For example,
changing the x/y coordinates for red may
move the color closer to orange or closer to
violet, which will in turn affect all displayed
colors having a red component. Adjust the
slide bars or enter new specific coordinates as
desired to define or change up to four “User”
color gamuts needed for your environment
and applications. Apply at any time in the
Advanced Image Settings menu.
NOTE: Keep new x, y coordinates within the original color gamut triangle shown here.
3.7.18Color Saturation - Submenu
Adjust color slide bars and judge image color by eye or meter. A user-defined color “adjustment” can be
applied by selecting it in the Advanced Image Settings menu (select ‘Color Adjustment’).
Use this submenu if you do not have specific color coordinates in mind and will judge color performance by
eye or meter. Like the Color Adjustment by X,Y submenu, each color control actually defines new x/y
coordinates for that color and changes its hue.
Adjust the hue of each primary color (red, green, blue, and white) by using more or less of it in relation to the
other colors.
NOTE: A Color Saturation adjustment defines the corresponding x/y coordinates shown in the Color
Adjustment by X,Y submenu. These x/y coordinates will remain stable for this User gamut until they are
changed again via either menu. Values displayed in the Color Saturation menu, will fluctuate as you use the
projector, and will be different when you return to this menu in the future. These floating changes do not affect
the x/y coordinates or gamut.
3.7.19Black Level Blending - Submenu
NOTE: Black Level Blending is not supported with WXGA projectors.
Eliminates the differences between black levels when edge blending multiple projectors. The Black Level
Blending submenu provides many controls to allow the edges of adjacent images to be smoothly overlapped
creating a “seamless” image.
NOTES: 1) Adjust white levels before adjusting black levels. 2) Blinders are recommended for fixed
installations.
Similar to Edge Blending, Black Level Blending allows you to adjust the black level intensity of multiple
adjacent projected images to create one large seamless display.
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Black Level Blending Procedure
NOTES: 1) Adjust white levels before adjusting black levels. 2) The zones in BLB menu correspond to the
Edge Blend zones.
1. Start with two projectors. Select the black test pattern for both projectors from the Geometry and Color
submenu.
2. In the Black Level Blending submenu, enable black blending by selecting Standard from the pull-down
list for each projector.
3. Working with one projector at a time, use the center brightness slide bar to adjust the center brightness
(brightness of the non-blended region) so that the center intensity matches that of the brightest blended
region (the center of all images when blending a 2 x 2 display is the target area).
4. You can choose which of the next four options, Top, Bottom, Left, Right, to use depending on which edge
of the projector you are working with has been edge blended. The blend width can be adjusted to line up
properly but by default it corresponds to the edge blending setting determined for that edge.
5. The brightness and black hues of the blended region can be adjusted in more detail in case fine-tuning is
needed (may be only necessary for blending a 2 x 2 projector display because of blending differs for the
sides and center).
NOTES: 1) The menu options vary depending on the edge blending parameters. 2) When adjusting six or
more projectors, you need to ensure that the brightness of each target area is matched at closely as possible.
3.7.20Default Color Adjustments and Default Color Adjustment with YNF
Select the default values for the color adjustment without the Yellow Notch Filter. The value selected is the
default to be used by the system during auto setup or initial detection of a new source. See 3.7.12 Geometry
And Color - Submenu, Color Adjustments by X,Y for description.
3.7.21Tiling Setup - Submenu
Image tiling allows a single input image to be displayed, spread over multiple screens, with each screen
displaying a fraction of the image. The image is displayed by the m × n array of projectors, where m is the
number of rows (1-3) and n is the number of columns (1-3). This allows the following arrays to be set up:
1x2, 2x1, 1x3, 3x1, 2x2, 2x3, 3x2, 3x3
Projectors are numbered from left to right (left column = 1), and from top to bottom (Top row = 1).
Examples:
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On each projector you must set the following:
• The tiling array size - set the total rows and total columns. This setting will be the same on all the projectors
in the array.
• The relative location of the projector within the array - set the row number and column number for each
projector
• Enable Tiling - can be enabled or disabled without losing any of the above settings.
NOTE: The Frame Delay Compensation function in the Tiling menu will cause the system to attempt to
automatically correct for frame delay issues which may occur in 3 row tiling. When this check box is set, and
using 3 row tiling, the manual frame delay control is disabled.
The features that act differently when Tiling is enabled are:
•
•
•
•
The PIP border is disabled
Cascading menus are turned off
Menus show only 5 items, with a scroll bar to allow the rest of the menu items to be reached.
Projector source switching in the array is not synchronized. Therefore some latency can be seen from when
the commands are issued to each projector, causing switching to not be as seamless when in a tiling
configuration. When using loop-through via the Twin HDMI Input Card to distribute a signal to the tiling
array, additional latency in the switching can occur during HDCP repeater negotiations with the source
player.
NOTES: 1) When the FUNC+HELP key combination is pressed, the tiling settings will be cleared. 2) Tiled
warps/keystones can be enabled through Christie TWIST 1.6; See the Christie TWIST User Manual.
3.7.22Diagnostics And Calibration - Submenu
• Test Pattern: Choose the desired internal test pattern to display, or select OFF to turn off a test pattern.
Alternatively, use the TEST key for cycling through test patterns.
• Grey Level: This will set the level of grey for displaying in the full grey field test pattern.
• Freeze Image: Enter a check mark to freeze (stop) an image on a single frame. Use this diagnostic tool to
examine in detail a still version of an incoming image that cannot be “frozen” at the source. For example, in
moving images it is sometimes difficult to observe artifacts such as external de-interlacing/resizing and
signal noise. Remove the check mark to return to normal.
• Color Enabled: Select which color(s) you want to see. Use this while working with color temperature, input
levels or other special setup parameters. Colors can be enabled/disabled by entering the corresponding
function code listed on the back of the standard remote keypad.
• Input Peak Detector: A fast method for defining individual input levels, and improving the accuracy of
input levels set by the Auto Input Level function. Enabling the Peak Detector activates a special operating
mode for detecting only pixels that are considered black or white—all other levels are displayed as a midlevel grey. When used with a 16-step grey scale pattern in which the two black and white bands are known to
be at opposite edges of the image, you can watch these isolated areas while adjusting individual black levels
and input drives until both bands are just visible. Images from this source will then display correct blacks and
whites without crushing or washing out.
NOTE: If using Peak Detector with PIP, both images must have the same color space.
• Input Level Detector: The Input Level Detector check box enables specific thresholds for blacks and
whites. Input levels that fall below a specified level value (see below) are displayed as black, and all others
are displayed as white. To use:
1. Enable Input Level Detector and display a continuous grey scale.
2. Set Level Detector Threshold to near black (such as 200).
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3. Adjust Offsets to minimize area of black stripe.
4. Set Level Detector Threshold to near white (such as 800).
5. Adjust Gains to minimize area of white stripe.
• Level Detector Threshold: Input Level Value defines the value to be used by the Input Level Detector in
recognizing blacks and whites. See Input Level Detector, above.
• Aspect Ratio Overlay: Check this box to display an overlay pattern over the image. The overlay shows the
boxes corresponding to the size and shape of different aspect ratios.
• Test Pattern Color Swap: This function swaps the green and red color when drawing the Grid test pattern,
and may be helpful when adjusting convergence on the projector.
• Calibrate LiteLOC: The LiteLOC calibration process must be run to calibrate the LiteLOC sensor on all
model types. “Constant Intensity” mode cannot operate correctly if the calibration has not been performed.
The calibration must be done in Dual Lamp mode, after the lamps have warmed up for at least 5 minutes.
NOTE: The shutter will close for the duration of the calibration, and will automatically open again when
the calibration is complete.
3.7.23Option Card Settings - Submenu
Allows adjustment of any settings specific to each option card that is currently installed in the projector.
3.7.24Dynamic Iris - Submenu
See Image Settings > Advanced Image Settings
NOTE: Dynamic Iris is only applicable on 200W and 350W models.
3.8
Lamp Menu
3.8.1 Lamp Operation
Select between one of the following lamp operational
modes:
• Lamp 1 single lamp use or Lamp 2 single lamp use
modes will only use the lamp specified. If the selected
lamp will not strike, then the projector will not turn on.
• Dual Lamp Use mode will use both lamps together.
The projector will stay in this operational mode even if
only one lamp successfully ignites. If both lamps fail to
ignite then the projector will go back to standby.
• Auto-Select a Single Lamp mode will ignite the lamp
with the fewest recorded hours of on time.
NOTE: DLV models are restricted to Dual Lamp Use
mode.
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3.8.2 Lamp Mode
Select between one of the three different lamp modes:
• Maximum Brightness mode sets the lamp to run at its highest power level.
• Constant Intensity mode maintains a specific brightness level over time. The brightness level can be
adjusted via the Intensity control (see below). As the lamp ages, the projector will increase power to
maintain the desired brightness. This option is disabled if LiteLOC calibration has not been performed.
• Constant Power mode maintains a specific power level for the lamp. The power level can be adjusted via
the Power controls (see below).
NOTES (FOR DLV MODELS): 1) DLV models are restricted to 150W to maximize lamp life. 2) If Constant
Power is selected, the brightness can be reduced by closing the dynamic iris. See 3.6.12 Dynamic Iris for more
information. 3) If Constant Intensity is selected, then user control of the dynamic iris is disabled.
3.8.3 Power
The Power control represents the amount of power sent to the lamp(s) in Watts. Lower power levels reduce
brightness and extend lamp life. This control is only enabled while in Constant Power mode.
NOTE: This slide bar does not update in real-time when operating in Maximum Brightness or Constant
Intensity mode. To see the amount of power being applied to the lamp while in Maximum Brightness or
Constant Intensity, see the Lamp Info page on the Status tab of the WebUI.
3.8.4 Intensity
The intensity control represents the target brightness for the LiteLOC system. The value is a percentage of the
maximum brightness of the lamp(s). This control is only enabled while in Constant Intensity mode.
3.8.5 Yellow Notch Filter
See 3.6 Image Settings Menu.
3.8.6 Single Lamp Switch On Fail
Enabling this option causes the projector to automatically turn on the other lamp, should the currently
operating lamp turn off during normal operation or if the currently selected lamp fails to ignite.
This control is only in effect while in the following modes:
• Lamp 1 single lamp use
• Lamp 2 single lamp use
• Auto-select a single lamp
NOTES: 1) A brief period of no light will occur before the other lamp ignites and warms up sufficiently. 2)
The operational mode of the projector may change from Lamp 1 single lamp use to Lamp 2 single lamp use
or visa versa with the option enabled. For example: If lamp 1 fails to ignite and lamp 2 ignites successfully,
then the operational mode will change to Lamp 2 single lamp use. 3) This option does not change the
operational mode if it is set to Auto-select a single lamp.
3.8.7 Dynamic Iris - Submenu
See 3.6.12 Dynamic Iris and Appendix A: Menu Tree.
NOTE: Dynamic Iris is only applicable on 200W and 350W models.
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3.8.8 Warn When Lamp Reaches (Hours)
This control causes the projector to present a warning message when the lamp has a recorded ON time that
exceeds the specified number of hours. The warning will be displayed via the status page for each lamp, where
applicable.
A value of 0 will turn this feature OFF.
NOTE: This setting is user-defined only. It has no bearing on lamp warranty and is not tied to actual lamp life
in any way.
3.8.9 Lamp 1 s/n and Lamp 2 s/n
This option allows the serial number for the current lamp to be changed. This will apply the serial number to
the current lamp statistics file. It will not archive the current statistics as done by the Change Lamp function.
3.8.10Change Lamp - Submenu
Initiates the lamp change process for the selected lamp and allows the serial number of the new lamp to be
entered. Lamp serial numbers are used for keeping statistics on each lamp used in each lamp position. Entering
of serial numbers is optional, but is recommended.
When using this function, the statistics from the previous lamp are archived, and starts statistics tracking for
the new lamp. If this function is not used, statistics are accumulated (combined) for both the new and old
lamps.
3.8.11Lamp 1 History and Lamp 2 History
Displays the serial number and the number of hours logged for each lamp (currently and previously) installed
in the projector. The top-most entry is always the most recent/current lamp.
3.9
Input Switching and PIP Menu
Use the Input Switching and PIP menu to
enable and define how you want to use PIP.
NOTE: To control the primary image, access
all picture controls through the Main menu. To
control the secondary (PIP) image, access
picture controls through the Input Switching
and Picture-in-Picture menu.
3.9.1 Main Input
From the list of active inputs, select one to be used as the primary or main image.
3.9.2 PIP Input
From the list of active inputs, select one to be used as the secondary or PIP.
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3.9.3 Swap Main and PIP Inputs
Toggle the current PIP relationship so that the primary (main) image becomes secondary (PIP), and the
secondary image becomes primary. Swapping is available only when PIP is enabled.
NOTE: You may experience a slight delay when swapping the Primary and Secondary images.
3.9.4 PIP Enable
Short cut: Press PIP on the remote if menu not present.
Toggle between displaying two sources at once (Main
and PIP images) and the primary or main source only.
This check box turns the secondary source on and off.
3.9.5 PIP Windows Options - Submenu
• Pip Position Presets: Choose a preset location and size of the PIP window. While in split screen mode,
several channel controls that resize image will be disabled. These controls are size, H-Position and VPosition.
• Pip Window Size: Sets the width of the PIP window in pixels. The active portion of the input signal, as
determined by blanking controls, will be scaled to fit into the PIP window. The height of the PIP window will
be set to maintain the aspect ratio of the image being captured, as determined by the Vertical Stretch control.
• Pip H-position: Sets the center position of the Picture-In-Picture window on the screen.
• Pip V-position: Sets the center position of the Picture-In-Picture window on the screen.
• Pip Border Width: Specify how thick the Picture-In-Picture border should be. Setting the control to zero
disables the border.
NOTE: The thickness of the border is proportional to the size of the PIP image. Larger windows will have
larger borders.
• Pip Border Color: Choose the color of the optional border around the Picture-In-Picture image.
NOTE: Disabled the boarder by setting the width to zero.
3.9.6 PIP Size and Position - Submenu
Most controls in the PIP Size and Position menu adjust the PIP (secondary) image in the same fashion as their
counterparts in the main Size and Position menu.
• Position Presets: Set the location of the PIP (secondary) image in the display.
3.9.7 PIP Image Settings - Submenu
The controls adjust the PIP (secondary) image in the same fashion as their counter parts in the main Image
Settings menu.
NOTE: See 3.6 Image Settings Menu for details of Contrast to Advanced Image Settings.
3.9.8 Fade Time
Sets the amount of time (in seconds) it takes to fade between images on a source switch and fades in the PIP
image.
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3.9.9 Frame Locking
When the selection is set to Frame Lock, output image frames are locked to the input. When locked, the
output is always locked to the primary input, never the secondary image. Select Free Run and this will set the
output to close at 60Hz for all sources.
NOTE: Seamless switching is only available when free run is selected. When switching to a new input with
frame locking enabled, the image will be black for the short period while the system locks onto the new input.
3.9.10Auto Input Searching
When enabled, the system will continually search for the next valid signal when no signal is present or when
loss of sync occurs on the current user selected input. In the case of multiple signals to choose from, the order
is based on slot, followed by inputs on that slot.
3.9.11HDMI Output Loop Source
Configure the HDMI output options.
Select Direct Loop to directly pass-through the HDMI input signals (from the same Twin HDMI Input Card).
The Input1 signal is looped to Output1 and the Input2 is looped to Output2.
Select Main/Secondary Loop to loop the Main and secondary video to the outputs (regardless of which card
these signal originate from). The Main video signal is looped to Output1 and the Secondary video signal is
looped to Output2.
Select Disable to shut off the HDMI outputs completely.
3.9.12Standby Active Loop-through
Enable this check box in situations where a Twin HDMI Input card is being used to loop signals out to another
projector. Standby Active Loop-Through ensures that video signals continue to be looped out when the
projector enters standby power mode.
NOTE: When the projector is in standby mode (and Standby Active Loop-Through is selected), limited
channel control is available - inputs can be switched, perform auto setup and some limited input settings can
be modified.
3.10 Status
The read-only Status menu lists a variety of details about the standard and optional components currently
detected in the projector. Refer to the Status menu for versions of hardware and software installed, the type
(size) of lamp, the hours logged in total and for a specific period (such as a rental period), and for your
projector model name and serial number. In addition, the Status menu identifies the current channel, its
location, its frequencies and other details.
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3.11 Using Multiple Projectors
IMPORTANT! When working with more than two projectors, work left to right, top to bottom.
When an installation requires multiple projectors, use the RS-232 serial ports to daisy chain the units together
and control the group with a single keypad or a computer/controller connected to the first projector. In such a
network, you can choose to broadcast commands to the entire group, or use the PROJ key as desired to limit
responses to an individual projector.
Alternatively, you may want to add projectors to a hub on an Ethernet network. See 2.9.5 Ethernet
Communications for full routing details.
3.11.1Match Colors in Multiple Screens
In a multiple-projector wall, you will likely want to precisely match color and intensity from image-to-image
so that the full wall is as uniform as possible.
3.11.2Preliminary Calibration
All primary colors in the projector are precisely set to pre-established values to ensure that overall color
performance is optimized and is as accurate as possible. Lighting and other environmental factors may slightly
change how these colors appear on your screen. While the change is negligible in most cases, you may prefer
to recover the originally intended color performance before trying to match colors from several projectors.
To achieve consistency use a color meter to measure the native primary colors—red, green, blue, and white—
as they appear at the screen. Record these as Color Primary Settings in the Service menu (password-protected)
for each projector. On the basis of these new values, which are stored in memory, each projector will then
automatically calculate any necessary corrections to reproduce the original factory colors under the current
environmental conditions. This essentially calibrates a projector to its surroundings, compensating for factors
such as screen type; lamp and/or ambient lighting and will improve color accuracy and consistency in a group
of projectors. It ensures a good starting point for further customizing and matching; however, is not critical for
all installations.
To access the Service menu (password-protected) return to the factory-set color primaries. Select the Reset to
Factory Defaults option in the Color Primaries submenu. Then repeat the calibration process describe above
and continue with matching of colors.
3.11.3Color Adjustment Procedure
Once the Color Primary Settings are calibrated for the site (see above), use the Color Adjustments by X,Y or
Color Saturation menu to further refine each projector’s fundamental colors so that the hue and intensity of
each color appears the same from one display to another. Once matched, you will have created a single new
shared range of colors or “color gamut” that all of your projectors can produce. This palette—named User 1, 2,
3 or 4—can be applied or disabled for a source at any time throughout a bank of adjacent displays, simplifying
both the setup and maintenance of a “seamless” wall.
1. Set up and optimize all projector settings. You can ignore color temperature, since you will be redefining
color performance in this procedure, but do optimize each projector in every other aspect. Closely align all
screen edges.
2. Assign projector numbers to make communications easier. Use desired keypad.
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3. Use the same lamp mode for all projectors, and do the following:
•
•
•
•
Set Select Color Adjustment to Max Drives
Display a full white test pattern
Adjust lamp power and Optical Aperture until adjacent white fields appear the same brightness.
Display the Color Adjustments by X,Y menus for all projectors. Each menu shows the x/y coordinates
defining the “Max Drives” color gamut for this projector.
NOTE: The values shown in one (any) of the displays. Use the “Copy From” function to copy them into
a “User” gamut in one projector.
4. In each projector, select a “User” color adjustment (1-4) to enable Color Adjustments by X,Y changes. Then
enter your recorded x/y values into each menu.
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5. In each projector, judge by eye and adjust x/y coordinates slightly in the following manner:
• To match reds, decrease “Red X” until full
field red screens match.
• To match greens, decrease “Green Y” until
full field green screens match.
• To match blues, increase both “Blue X” and
“Blue Y” until full field blue screens match.
NOTE: For speed, enable the “Auto Color
Enable” check box. Each color coordinate
you select will then automatically trigger a
full field display of the corresponding color.
Alternatively, use the Color Saturation menu
for these adjustments or to fine tune.
These coordinate adjustments move the three
color points closer together (see below) to establish a “shared” gamut attainable by all projectors in your group.
Adjust only as necessary to ensure that the resulting color palette is as large as possible. When done, you may
need to adjust lamp power slightly.
6. All screens should now be color-matched. Apply this new “User” gamut to a source at any time by
selecting it in the “Select Color Adjustment” list accessed in the Advanced Image Settings menu.
3.11.4Use the Color Saturation Menu for Color Match
To use the Color Saturation menu to
match colors across multiple screens.
In the three Color Adjustment
submenus (Red, Green, Blue, and
White), set all main values to 1000 and
the secondary values to 0, if applicable.
Then judge by eye and adjust the slide
bars as needed.
NOTE: Adjustments here define new x/
y coordinates in the Color Adjustments
by X,Y menu. For best results, use this
menu after doing the color adjustment
procedure.
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3.12 Remote Control of the Projector
As an alternative to using a keypad, most projector functions can be controlled remotely, typically at a
controller such as a PC, via a web interface.
• Via ASCII Messaging: Connect a serial link between your controller and the RS-232 or RS-422 port
(recommended), or open an Ethernet socket (i.e., Telnet) between your controller and the valid projector
address. Valid ASCII codes and messages are documented in the Christie Serial Communications document
available at the Christie website.
• Via Web Interface: Connect the PC to the projector’s Ethernet port. In the web browser (i.e., Internet
Explorer), enter the IP address of the projector you wish to control. This will prompt a login screen. The
default login ids are: admin, service, and guest. Up to a maximum of 3 users can connect at any given time.
Two users can use the same account to log in. Each user will see a different set of tabs. The default
passwords can be edited by an administrator or a service user in the Admin tab. Guest users will not see this
tab. Basic operations of the projector can be controlled from this interface and the Virtual OSD can be
accessed from here.
3.13 Alarm Conditions
An alarm condition consists of a
message that is on the LCD display
located beside the built-in keypad.
There are two types of alarm conditions:
• Warning Alarm
• Critical Alarm
A warning alarm is shown when an error or a non-optimal condition has occurred. That will generally not
prevent the projector from operating. An example is when a temperature is slightly elevated.
A critical alarm is shown when a condition occurs that could prevent the projector from operating and could
cause damage to the projector. This may cause the projector to shut down automatically. An example would be
a fan not running.
Both alarm types display:
• The item of alarm
• The status of the item
The item of the alarm can be either physical, i.e. fan or sensor, or the alarm can be a software issue, i.e. lamp
driver. The LCD displays the status of the item and its units; if applicable. If the status of the item is out of
normal range an alarm is created. When the status of the item is within normal range the alarm will clear.
NOTES: 1) When an alarm is displayed in the LCD display, the built-in keypad is disabled. To confirm the
alarm, press the OK soft key to enable the built-in keypad. 2) The alarm condition can also be viewed using the
remote in the read only Status menu.
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4 Web User Interface
4.1
Logging On
IMPORTANT!Before logging on to the system, ensure that you select the appropriate language required.
Your language selection only affects the web user interface. The language used by the
projector’s on-screen display (OSD) is not affected.
1. Open your web browser and type the IP address (in the address bar) assigned to your projector.
2. Select the appropriate language from the Language drop-down list, located in the upper left-hand corner.
3. Type your user name and password in the User Name and Password fields respectively. Both entries are
case-sensitive.
4. Click the Login button. The Main window appears.
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The following table describes each area found in the Main window.
4.2
A
Secondary Tabs (specific to a
primary tab) located along the
bottom of the Main window.
B
Active Input Window section is
read-only.
C
These sections provide dropdown list selections (see Section
3 Operation for more details).
D
Primary Tabs located along the
top of the Main window.
E
Current Status Bar provides
information messages according
to the current status of the
projector.
F
Projector Information section is
read-only.
G
Status Indicator displays the
overall status of the projector,
based on the 12 categories of
information available.
NOTE: Click the Status
Indicator LED to display the
Status window and obtain more
information about any current
errors and warnings. See 4.2.4
Main Tabbed Page - Status.
H
Logout Button (located at the top
right corner of the web browser)
is used to logout you off of the
web user interface and the
projector.
I
Power section contains an On
and Off button. Only one is
enabled depending on the
current powered state of the
projector.
J
Shutter section contains an Open
and Close button. Only one is
enabled depending on the
current state of the projector’s
shutter.
K
OSD (On Screen Display)
section contains an On and Off
button. Only one is enabled
depending on the current state of
the projector’s on-screen display.
Navigate the Web User Interface
It is not recommended that you use the web browser navigation functionality (i.e. the Back and Forward
functions) as this will cause you to lose your web connection. It is recommended that you navigate using the
application interface and related functionality detailed in this section.
IMPORTANT: Internet Explorer V6.0 has known performance issues and is not recommended to be used as
the primary web browser for the web user interface. It is recommended that you use Internet Explorer V7.0.
4.2.1 Help Text
You can move your mouse pointer over most buttons or fields
to display related help information or click the Help button, if
available. To disable this feature, go to:
Admin > System > Tooltip: Hide.
NOTE: Help text is not available for a disabled button.
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4.2.2 Basic Operation
This section discusses the primary tabs located along the top of the application window. Each primary tab also
has related secondary tabs which are located along the bottom of each tabbed page as follows:
PRIMARY TAB
Main
SECONDARY TABS
General
STATUS
LENS
Tools
Virtual OSD
Admin
System
USERS
Advanced
RTE
SERIAL
About
Version
LICENSE
4.2.3 Main Tabbed Page - General
Under the Main tabbed page, select the General secondary tab to view general information about Inputs,
Channels, Projector Information, Test Pattern, and Color Enable.
For detailed information see Section 3 Operation.
4.2.4 Main Tabbed Page - Status
Under the Main tabbed page, select the Status secondary tab to view the 12 Category LED status lights which
indicate the projector’s highest critical state. The LED color of the category indicates that it is in one of the
following states:
• Green = Good
• Yellow = Warning
• Red = Error
For more information about each LED, click a category for details.
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4.2.5 Main Tabbed Page - Lens
Under the Main tabbed page, select the Lens secondary tab to define your adjustment settings for the lens.
For detailed information, see Section 3 Operation.
4.2.6 Tools Tabbed Page - Virtual OSD
Under the Tools tabbed page, select the Virtual OSD secondary tab to access to the virtual OSD page.
The following table describes each area found in the Tools window.
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A
Virtual OSD tabbed page
presents the Main Menu (see
Appendix A: Menu Tree for more
details).
B
Maximize/Minimize button
toggles depending on the current
state of the projector. When
maximized, the Virtual OSD
displays over the entire page so
that subsequent menus can be
viewed without scrolling. No
access to tabbed pages when
maximized.
D
OSD section contains an On and
Off button. Only one is enabled
depending on the current state of
the OSD. Control of the OSD is
always available through the
remote.
E
Auto Setup button uses the
manufacture’s default settings
(see Section 3 Operation for more
details).
C
Help button presents a pop-up
window which provides
information to help you navigate
within the current menu.
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Virtual OSD Menu
By selecting an option from a menu, its associated window
appears, showing related information and input fields. To
return to the previous menu, click the menu title bar (see
Figure 4-1).
To return to a previous menu, click on the current menu’s title
bar or press ESC.
NOTE: It is recommended to click the Maximize button to
view the full screen size.
There are various types of menu elements (Figure 4-2 and
Figure 4-3) which allow you to define various projector
settings.
FIGURE 4-1 VIEW PREVIOUS MENU
These include:
•
•
•
•
Field entries
Drop-down lists
Check boxes
Sliders
IMPORTANT! When a menu option is modified through the Virtual OSD menu, the projector’s setting takes
affect immediately.
Entering a Number in a Numeric Field
1. Position your mouse pointer within the numeric field that you wish to edit.
2. Click to highlight the field entry.
NOTE: If you click the menu option, the field cannot be edited.
3. Edit the field entry.
4. Press ENTER to save your changes.
FIGURE 4-2 SELECT NUMERIC FIELD
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Selecting a Option From a Drop-Down List
1. Click the option drop-down arrow to open the drop-down list.
2. Locate and select the desired option.
FIGURE 4-3 TYPES OF MENU ELEMENTS
Selecting or Clearing a Check box
To select or clear a check box, click the check box with your mouse pointer. This enables or clears the option
respectively.
Clock Setting
1. Click within the field (i.e. Lamp Regeneration Start Time option) to allow access.
2. Change the Hour, Minute, and Seconds fields (double-digit field entry) as required.
4.2.7 Admin Tabbed Page - System
Under the Admin tabbed page, select the System secondary tab to upgrade, upload, backup and restore
specific files, change the Logo position, background color, gamma properties, and select the interrogation
level.
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The following table describes each area found in the Admin window.
A
Restore section allows you to
select the file and file type that
you wish to restore.
B
Backup section allows you to
select the file and file type that
you wish to backup.
C
Upload section allows you to
select the file and file type that
you wish to upload.
D
Logo Position and Background
Color section is enabled when
you select a Logo file type from
the Upload section.
E
Gamma Properties section is
enabled when you select a
Gamma file type from the
Upload section.
F
Sync button is used to set the
projector date and time to match
that on your computer.
G
Upload, Backup, Restore, and
Interrogator buttons perform
their respective functions, after
the setting for the function have
first been selected from the dropdown lists, and other fields on
the left.
H
Upgrade button, reboots unit into
fail-safe mode for upgrading. see
the M Series Software
I
Hide button allows you to
disable the display of the help
text.
Upgrade Instruction Sheet P/
N 020-100267-xx.
Upload a Logo File or Gamma File
IMPORTANT: The projector must be powered on to enable the Upload drop-down list.
1. Click the Upload Browse button to open the Choose file window.
2. Locate and select the file you wish to upload from a Network drive location or from your hard drive.
3. Select the file type (Logo or Gamma) from the Upload drop-down list.
NOTE: If you select a Logo file type, it must be a 24-bit, bitmap file. This enables the Logo Position and
Background Color section. Proceed to Step 3a.
If you select a Gamma file type, it must be a .csv file with 1024 values (all colors same) or 1024 x 3 for
individual colors. This enables the Gamma Properties section. Proceed to Step 4a.
a. Enter the Logo position for the X and Y fields.
b. Click the Color square to open the Choose Background Color window, choose the desired
background color from the color palette, and click OK. The color square changes to the selected color.
c. Click the Upload button to display the Logo Upload window. Click Yes or No to confirm or cancel
the upload.
An Upload in Progress window appears.
4. Click the Upload button to display the Logo Upload window.
a. Enter a descriptive name in the Display Name field.
b. Click the Upload button to display the Gamma Upload window. Click Yes or No to confirm or cancel
the upload respectively.
An Upload in Progress window appears.
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Create a Backup File
1. Select a file type (All, Preferences, Configuration, Channels, or Users) from the Backup drop-down list.
2. Click Backup to initiate the download. A backup in progress bar appears. Once finished, a file download
window appears.
3. Click Save to open a Save As window.
4. Locate and select a folder within your Network drive or hard-drive where you wish to save the file.
5. Click Save.
Restore a File
1. Click the Browse button to open the Choose file window.
2. Locate and select the file you wish to restore from a Network drive location or from your hard drive.
3. Select a file type [All, Preferences, Configuration, Channels, Users or Real Time Events (RTE)] from the
Restore drop-down list.
NOTE: DO NOT select All unless transferring all files from one projector to another or cloning.
4. Click Restore to initiate the restore. A Restore in Progress bar appears. Once finished, a confirmation
message appears.
Perform a Diagnostic Test Using Interrogator
1. Click Interrogate to initiate the diagnostic test and download the diagnostic test results to your computer.
A Interrogator in Progress bar appears. Once the download is complete, a File Download window
appears.
2. Click Save to save the diagnostic test results file to your Network drive or hard-drive.
4.2.8 Admin Tabbed Page - Users
Under the Admin tabbed page, select the User secondary tab. Options are provided to add to and delete users
from accessing the projector, and change passwords.
NOTES: 1) Do not use capitalization for user names or passwords. If capitalization is used for the user name
or password, it will automatically convert it to lower case. 2) User names can be a minimum of 4 and
maximum of 32 characters. passwords can be a minimum of 4 and maximum of 128 characters.
Creating a User Name and Password
1. Click Add User to open the Add User window.
2. Type your username and password in the User name and Password
fields respectively.
3. Re-type your password in the Re-type Password field.
4. Click Ok to save.
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Change Password
1. Select the user whose password you wish to change from the
Users window.
2. Click Change Password to open the Password Change
window.
3. Type the new password in the Password field.
4. Re-type the password in the Re-type Password field.
5. Click Ok to save or Cancel to ignore.
Delete User
1. Select the user that you wish to remove from the Users window.
2. Click Delete User to open the Delete User window. A
confirmation message appears.
3. Click Yes or No to proceed or ignore the action.
4.2.9 Advanced Tabbed Page - RTE
The RTE secondary tabbed page is where you can manage real-time events (i.e. add, delete, edit, copy and
setup the GPIO) as described in the following section.
RTE Buttons
The real-time event buttons include the following:
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Add: Create a new event
Delete: Remove one or multiple existing events
Delete All: Remove all events
Edit: Change or add information for an existing event
Copy: Clone an existing event
Stop: Discontinue the event running
GPIO Setup: Used to configure the GPIO pins as inputs/outputs and to set the current state of the output
pins
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Add a Scheduled Event
1. Click Add to open the RTE Wizard.
2. Select the Scheduled Event tab.
NOTE: The scheduled tab is always selected by default on add.
3. Select the frequency option for the event by selecting either Once, Daily, Weekly, or Monthly.
NOTE: End Date is enabled when Daily, Weekly or Monthly repeat options are selected.
4. Click within the Start Time field to open a calendar pop-up window.
5. Navigate to and choose a desired date. The selected date will populate the Start Time field.
6. In the field below the Start Time field, enter a start time in the format “hr:min:sec”. The default is the
current time.
7. Click Sync to set the computer and projector time to be the same; otherwise, the event will run based on
the projector time. NOTE: Syncing the projector time to be that of your system time.
8. Enter a description of the scheduled event in the Description field. NOTE: Maximum of 100 characters.
9. Enter a serial command or a sequence of serial commands, with which you wish the projector to perform in
the Command String box.
• If a GPIO command string is needed, click the GPIO Output Helper button for instructions on how to
create the command structure.
NOTES: 1) The Output field contains 7 blocks which refer to the 7 I/O pins on the GPIO connector. Pin
1 = +12V and Pin 5 = Ground. These are not included. 2) Clicking a block toggles between H, L, and X.
3) If the Pulse check box is selected, those I/O Pins defined will pulse high or low. See 2.9.9 System Integration - GPIO Connector for detailed information. 4) Serial Representation box is read only.
• Click the Help button for a description of special RTE commands available for adding loops and delays
to the command sequence.
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• Click the Test button to test the entered command string.
NOTE: If the test passed or failed, a green or red icon appears to the right side of the Test button as
shown.
10. Click Finish to create the added event.
NOTES: 1) The added event appears in the RTE Listing window. 2) To activate or deactivate one or
more RTEs listed in the RTE Listing window, select or clear each check box in the Active column
accordingly.
Add a System Event
1. Click Add to open the RTE Wizard.
2. Select the System Event tab.
3. Select a type of event from the System Event drop-down list.
NOTE: Depending on the selection made, additional selections are made available in the second dropdown list located underneath (i.e. Input Change > Input 1, Slot 1).
Add a GPIO Event
1. Click Add to open the RTE Wizard.
2. Select the GPIO Event tab.
3. For the GPIO Event option define the Input
Condition field as required. The Input
Condition field contains 7 blocks which refer to
the 7 I/O pins on the GPIO connector. Pin 1 =
+12V and Pin 5 = Ground are not included or
changed. 2) Clicking a block toggles between H,
L, and X as shown. See 2.9.9 System Integration
- GPIO Connector for detailed information.
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Add a Function Key Event
1. Click Add to open the RTE Wizard.
2. Select the Function Key Event tab.
3. Select a Function key from the drop-down list as
shown. See Section 3 Operation for detailed
information.
Add a DMX Channel Event
1. Click Add to open the RTE Wizard.
2. Select the DMX Channel Event tab.
3. Select a DMX channel (DMX-56 to DMX-61)
from the drop-down list as shown in Figure. See
Section 3 Operation for detailed information.
Add a Serial Command
1. Enter a serial command in the Serial Command
field.
NOTE: For serial commands see the M Series
Serial Commands Technical Reference
Information P/N 020-100224-XX, available at the
Christie Website.
2. Click Send to add the serial command.
About Tabbed Page
Provides information about the projector software version, model, serial number, and license information.
NOTE: The information provided on the Version and License tabs are read-only.
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5 Maintenance
Installers, service trained operators and all other users must maintain a safe operating environment at all times.
Read through this section in its entirety and understand all warnings and precautions before attempting to
operate this projector.
5.1
Maintenance of the Cooling System
The high-intensity lamps and electronics rely on a properly functioning cooling system. Regular maintenance
of the cooling system is critical to prevent overheating and sudden projector failure and helps ensure reliable
operation.
5.1.1 Ventilation
Vents and louvers in the projector covers provide ventilation, both for intake and exhaust. Never block or cover
these openings. Do not install the projector near a radiator or heat register, or within an enclosure. To ensure
adequate airflow around the projector, with a minimum clearance of 25cm (10”) on the left, right and rear sides
of the projector from any walls or other obstructions.
NOTE: Do not obstruct the air exchange to the projector.
5.1.2 Optional Filters
Use only special, high efficiency Christie approved filters.
This projector is not equipped with fan finger guards. Keep fingers away from
the fan blades when replacing filter.
Dust Air Filter
Check projector air dust filters, at minimum, every month.
Dust air filters (if fitted), should be replaced whenever the lamp is replaced or between 200-500 hours,
depending on use. A clogged air filter reduces air flow and can lead to overheating and failure of the projector.
Check monthly by inspecting its color through the side vent grille with a flashlight. Replace grey colored
filters. Leave the filters in their sealed packaging until ready for use.
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Replace Air Filter:
1. Unscrew the 2 captive screws at the top of each filter
door. Allow the door to rest down and away from the
projector.
2. Slide the air filter out and replace, vacuum or wash
the filter. Wash using mild soap and water.
NOTE: Dry the filter before using.
3. Insert the new or cleaned air filter(s).
4. Secure the filter door by tightening the 2 captive
screws loosened in Step 1.
Fog Filter
Fog filters should be replaced after each use of the projector to a maximum of 20 hours. The life of the filter is
approximately 20 hours based on environmental conditions. Leave the filters in their sealed packaging until
ready for use.
NOTE: The fog filters cannot be re-used or they will clog up with oil and the projector will overheat and
shutdown.
Replace Filters:
1. Unscrew the 2 captive screws at the top of each filter door. Allow the door to rest down, away from the
projector.
2. Slide the filter (or dust air filter, if fitted) out.
3. Insert the new air fog filter with ensuring the white layer facing into the projector.
NOTE: Each filter is a two-stage filter; the black activated charcoal layer faces out, and the white layer
faces the projector.
4. Secure the filter door by tightening the 2 captive screws loosened in Step 1.
5.2
Maintenance of Optics
5.2.1 Optical (Excluding Lens)
Unnecessary cleaning of optics, increases the risk of degrading delicate coatings and surfaces. Only clean
optics when dust, dirt, oil, fingerprints or other marks are obvious and are causing performance problems.
Maintenance of optical components requires a qualified service technician. Inspect exposed optical surfaces
periodically in a clean, dust-free environment using a flashlight. Never touch an optical surface with your bare
hands. Always wear latex lab gloves.
5.2.2 Supplies or Cleaning Optical Surfaces
• Soft camel-hair brush
• Dust-free blower - filtered dry nitrogen blown through an anti-static nozzle.
• Dust-free lens tissue, such as Melles Griot Kodak tissues (18LAB020), Opto-wipes (18LAB022), Kim
Wipes or equivalent
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• For lens only. Lens cleaning solution, such as Melles Griot Optics Cleaning Fluid (18LAB011) or
equivalent.
• Cotton swabs with wooden stems only
• Lens cleaning cloth/microfibre, such as Melles Griot (18LAB024) or equivalent
5.2.3 Cleaning the Lens
Check periodically. A small amount of dust or dirt on the lens has minimal effect on image quality. To avoid
the risk of scratching the lens, clean only if absolutely necessary.
Dust:
1. Brush most of the dust from the lens with a camel-hair brush and/or blow dust away with a dust-free
blower.
2. Fold a microfibre cloth smooth and gently wipe remaining dust particles from the lens. Wipe evenly with
the smooth portion of the cloth that has no folds or creases. Do not apply pressure with your fingers - use
the tension in the folded cloth itself to collect dust.
3. If significant dust is still bound to the surface, dampen a clean microfibre cloth with coated optics cleaning
solution (damp, not dripping). Wipe gently until clean.
Fingerprints, smudges, or oil:
1. Brush away most of the dust with a camel-hair brush and/or blow away using a dust-free blower.
2. Roll a lens tissue around a swab and soak it in coated optics cleaning solution. Tissue should be damp, but
not dripping.
3. Gently wipe the surface using a figure-8 motion. Repeat this motion until the blemish is removed.
5.3
Replacing the Lamps
Never attempt to access the lamp while the lamp is ON. After turning the
lamp OFF, it is crucial that you wait at least 10 minutes before handling the
lamp. This provides sufficient time for the lamp cooling fans to properly cool
the lamp.
1. To turn off the lamps:
Turn off the lamps using the remote keypad or the built-in keypad with the lamp OFF command (see Step
5) or by opening the lamp door.
NOTE: The lamps will turn off automatically when the lamp door is open.
2. Use a #2 Phillips® screwdriver to turn the 1 captive
screw on the lamp door counter-clockwise to access
the lamp compartment.
NOTE: When the door is open, the lamps will shut
off.
3. Wait at least 10 minutes before handling the lamps,
to allow the lamps to cool.
4. Remove the old lamp.
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a. Unscrew the 3 captive screws securing the lamp using a #1 Phillips® screwdriver.
b. Carefully remove the lamp from the projector. Place the old lamp in a location where it cannot fall or
be bumped.
Handle lamps with extreme caution. Dispose of lamps according to safety
regulations for your area.
5. To use lamp OFF command:
a. In the lamp menu, select Change Lamp. This will prompt for the old lamp serial number (if it was not
previously entered).
b. Enter the new lamp serial number.
NOTE: This action is not mandatory, it is recommended for accurate lamp statistics to be archived.
6. Install the new lamp:
a. Take precaution to align the new lamp properly in the correct orientation inside the projector.
b. Press firmly to seat the lamps, ensuring the lamp is secure.
c. Using the Phillips screwdriver and captive screws secure the lamp door and tighten the captive screw.
NOTES: 1) If the lamps were turned off with the OFF command in step 1, they will have to be manually
turned on. 2) If the lamps were turned off by opening the door, then they will automatically turn on again
when the door is closed.
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6 Troubleshooting
If the projector is not operating properly, note the symptoms and use this section as a guide to resolve the
problem. If the problem cannot be resolved. contact your dealer for assistance.
NOTE: A Christie accredited service technician is required when opening an enclosure to diagnose any
“probable cause”.
6.1
Power
6.1.1 Projector Does Not Power ON
1. Ensure projector is plugged in: Check power switch above power cord is in the ON position.
2. Check that the Status LEDs are ON: While the projector is busy initializing, the LEDs should be
cycling. When finished initializing, the Power and Shutter LEDs (the two on the right) should be on.
3. Check the LCD display: While the projector is busy initializing, the display should show “Please wait”.
When finished initializing, the display should show “Standby mode”.
4. Check the LCD display for any warnings or errors.
NOTE: A condition occurs on the first power on after a software upgrade, and is indicated by all the
following:
•
•
•
•
The Status LEDs are cycling green
The LCD displays the warning “Image Processor Upgrading”
The LED on the Image Processor card flashes green
The Web page shows a warning that the Image processor card is upgrading.
When this occurs, the projector should not be AC power cycled and the Image Processor card should not be
removed. This operation may take as long as 5 minutes to complete.
6.2
Lamp
6.2.1 Lamp Does Not Ignite
1. Check for an interlock failure: Check the LCD display for an error. If the other lamp has ignited and an
image can be seen, use the remote keypad and check the Status menu for any errors and for the Lamp door
interlock status. If not lamp has ignited, use the Virtual OSD on the web interface to check these items. The
interlock failure could be an open lamp door or a failed lamp fan.
2. Using the remote keypad or Virtual OSD as above, check the lamp mode in the Lamp menu. This may be
set to a single lamp or dual lamp mode. Check in the Status menu what the reported mode is.
3. For suspected communication failures, power-down the projector and try again.
4. If the lamp does not ignite after the second attempt and after powering down and up again (complete AC
power down, then replace the lamp.
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6.2.2 Lamp Suddenly Turns OFF
1. Check lamp power through the remote keypad checking the Lamp menu or from the web user interface
Advanced: Lamp menu. Try increasing lamp power.
2. Check for an alarm condition on the LCD keypad display.
3. Replace the lamp.
6.2.3 Flicker, Shadows Or Dimness
1. Check lamp power through the remote keypad checking the Lamp menu or from the web user interface
Advanced: Lamp menu. Try increasing lamp power.
2. Replace the lamp.
6.3
LCD
6.3.1 Blank Screen, No Menu Display
Press any arrow key on the built-in keypad. The backlight on the LCD and the backlight for the built-in keypad
should turn on. If the LCD is still blank, restart the projector.
6.4
Remote Keypad
6.4.1 Remote Keypad Does Not Seem to Work
1. Replace the batteries.
2. Check if IR signals are received by the projector. Pressing any key on the remote control towards the front
or rear sensor, the Status LED will blink, regardless if any command is executed. If the LED does not
blink, restart the projector.
3. Ensure the remote keypad is enabled. If the projector is powered, using the built-in keypad, open the OSD
menu and go to the Main Menu > Configuration > Communication submenu and check the check boxes
for Front IR Enabled and Rear IR Enabled are enabled. Enable them if they were disabled and try again.
4. Projector is busy. If the projector is busy in a warm-up mode or in a cool-down mode, the commands from
the remote keypad may be ignored. Wait until the projector reaches a stable state (Power ON or Stand By)
and try again.
5. Press the PROJ key on the remote keypad. If this brings up a pop-up box on the OSD, ensure that the
check box is marked to enable the projector.
6. Using the XLR connector, use the remote as a “wired” keypad. If it does work and all the IR sensors have
been enabled, then there may be a problem with the IR sensors.
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6.5
OSD
6.5.1 The OSD Menu Does Not Display
• Using the LCD, ensure that OSD menu is enabled, scroll-down until the item OSD appears. The LCD shows
“OSD: off”. Press and hold the OSD soft key on the built-in keypad. The LCD now shows “OSD on” then
press the menu key on the remote keypad.
-OR• Press and hold the OSD key on the remote keypad for 2-3 seconds, then press the menu key.
6.6
Ethernet
6.6.1 Can Not Establish Communication with Projector
1. Ensure any address changes have been saved, and reboot to implement. If you still have trouble
establishing communications with a projector added to an existing Ethernet network, the projector IP
address is likely in conflict with another address already in use. Contact your network administrator.
2. Ensure Ethernet settings are valid for the site. All devices should have the same subnet mask yet unique IP
addresses.
6.7
Displays
6.7.1 The Projector is ON but There is No Display
1. Was a lens cover accidently left on? Remove lens cover.
2. On the LCD display, check that the shutter is open. This will also be indicated by the shutter LED being
green.
3. Is the correct input selected? Check cable connections.
4. Check if menus appear on the screen.
5. Can you access test pattern? Ensure a full black test pattern has not been selected for display, press Menu
to access test patterns, then cycle patterns with keys. Check your source connections again.
6.7.2 Severe Motion Artifacts
1. Most likely there is a synchronization problem with reversed 3-2 pull-down in 60Hz-to-24Hz film-todigital conversion in your source. Correct at the source.
2. Set the projector to run in Free run. Open OSD menu and go to Input Switching and PIP. Ensure that
running mode is set to Free Run not to Frame Lock.
3. Display a test pattern on the screen, pressing the Test button on the remote keypad. The test pattern should
be displayed correctly. If not, contact your dealer for assistance.
6.7.3 Image Appears ‘Squeezed’ or Vertically Stretched into Center of Screen
1. Run auto setup, pressing AUTO button on the remote keypad.
2. Check your resizing selection.
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6.7.4 The Display is Jittery or Unstable
1. If the display is jittery or blinking erratically, ensure that the source is properly connected and of adequate
quality for detection. With poor quality or improperly connected source, the projector will repeatedly
attempt to display an image, however briefly.
2. The horizontal and vertical scan frequency of the input signal may be out of range for the projector. See
Section 7 Specifications for scan frequency ranges.
3. The sync signal may be inadequate. Correct the problem at the source.
6.7.5 The Display is Faint
1. Brightness and/or contrast and/or gamma may be set incorrectly.
2. The source may be double terminated. Ensure the source is terminated only once.
3. The source (if non-video) may need a different sync tip clamp location.
6.7.6 The Upper Portion of the Display is Waving, Tearing or Jittering
This can occur with video or VCR sources. Check your source.
6.7.7 Portions of the Display are Cut Off or Warped to the Opposite edge
Resizing may need adjustment. Adjust until entire image is visible and centered.
6.7.8 Display Appears Compressed (Vertically Stretched)
1. The frequency of the pixel sampling clock is incorrect for the current source.
2. Sizing and positioning options may be adjusted poorly for the incoming source signal.
3. Use an anamorphic lens for typical HDTV and anamorphic DVD sources that have been re-sized and
vertically stretched, via 3rd-party software.
6.7.9 Data is Cropped from Edges
To display the missing material, reduce image size to fill the display area available in the projector, then stretch
vertically to fill the screen from top to bottom. Add the anamorphic lens to regain image width.
6.7.10Display Quality Appears to Drift from Good to Bad, Bad to Good
1. The source input signal may be of low quality.
2. The horizontal or vertical frequency of the input may have changed at the source end.
6.7.11Display Suddenly Freezes
If the screen blacks out inexplicably, it is possible that excessive voltage noise on the AC or ground input has
interrupted the projector’s ability to lock on to a signal. Power down the projector and disconnect from AC.
Then plug in again and power up as usual.
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6.7.12Colors in the Display are Inaccurate
1. The color, tint, color space and/or color temperature settings may require adjustment at your input source.
2. Try Auto Setup.
3. Ensure signal connections are correct.
4. Ensure the proper channel for this source is being used.
6.7.13Display is Not Rectangular
1. Check leveling of the projector. Ensure the lens surface and screen are parallel to one another.
2. Is the vertical offset correct? Make the necessary adjustments to the vertical offset on the lens mount.
6.7.14Display is “Noisy”
1. Display adjustment at the input source may be required. Adjust pixel tracking, phase and filter. Noise is
particularly common on YPbPr signals from a DVD player.
2. Ensure the video input is terminated (75 ohms). If it is the last connection in a loop-through chain, the
video input should be terminated at the last source input only.
3. The input signal and/or signal cables carrying the input signal may be of poor quality.
4. If the distance between the input source device and the projector is greater than 25 feet, signal amplification/conditioning may be required.
5. If the source is a VCR or off-air broadcast, detail may be set too high.
6.8
Web Interface
6.8.1 After a Projector Software Upgrade, The Web Pages Do Not Display Correctly
1. After an upgrade, the temporary internet files and cookies must be cleared from the web browser to ensure
that Web UI changes can take effect.
2. Using the Internet Explorer menu bar, select Tools > Internet Options. Click Delete from the Browsing
History option. Click Delete files. Once the Delete Files window displays, click Yes. Then click Delete
cookies. Once the Delete Cookies window displays, click Yes then click Close. Click OK to close the
Internet Options window.
3. Close the browser and re-open before connecting to the projector.
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6.8.2 A Backup Or Interrogator File Cannot Be Saved
After performing a backup of Interrogator, you may be prompted from a pop-up window before saving the file.
If you have not specifically set Internet Explorer to automatically open/save the file without prompting, and if
pop-up windows have been disabled (by enabling the pop-up blocker), then you will not be able to save the
file.
Disable the pop-up blocker from Main > Tools > Pop-up Blocker.
NOTE: Different types of tool bars have the potential to block pop-ups.
-OR1. Using the Internet Explorer menu bar, select Tools > Internet
Options to open the Internet Options window.
2. Select Internet, then click Custom Level to open the Security
Settings-Internet Zone window.
3. Scroll down the list until you see “Downloads” option
setting. Ensure the “Automatic prompting for file
downloads” and “File Download” options are
enabled, then click OK. Once the Warning window
displays, click OK.
4. Using the Internet Option window, select Local
intranet, then click Custom Level. Repeat Step 3.
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7 Specifications
This section provides detailed M Series features; including inputs, lamp, and power requirements.
NOTE: Due to continuing research, detailed features are subject to change without notice.
7.1
Image Performance
7.1.1 Pixel Format
1080p (H x V square pixels)
1920 x 1080
SXGA+ (H x V square pixels)
1400 x 1050
WUXGA (H x V square pixels)
1920 x 1200
WXGA (H x V square pixels)
1366 x 768
7.1.2 Brightness (ANSI Lumens)
PROJECTOR MODEL
LAMP
POWER
BRIGHTNESS RANGE
MINIMUM
NOMINAL
MAXIMUM
10,800
12,000
12,600
11,000
12,200
12,800
10,900
12,100
12,700
8500
9500
10,500
8415
8500
9500
9500
11,000
10,500
350W WXGA
8000
9000
10,500
200W 1080p
4850
5100
5700
6000
6700
7000
4850
5700
6700
4850
5600
6600
450W 1080p
450W SXGA+
462W
450W WUXGA
350W 1080p
350W SXGA+
350W WUXGA
370W
200W SXGA+
200W WUXGA
200W
200W WXGA
Table 7.1 DLV Models Only
PROJECTOR MODEL
LAMP
POWER
DLV1920-DL
DLV1400-DL
150W
BRIGHTNESS RANGE
MINIMUM
NOMINAL
MAXIMUM
2500
2750
3000
2500
2750
3000
NOTES: 1) DLV models are artificially brightness limited using the built-in iris and lamp power is restricted to
150W only. 2) DLV operation permitted only in dual lamp mode.
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7.1.3 Contrast
ANSI: 16 pt. checker pattern on black screen
650:1 typical
Full field: 9 pt. average ON/OFF with background light
subtraction
2500:1 typical (full open aperture) 1080p
2100:1 typical (full open aperture) SXGA+
2100:1 typical (full open aperture) WUXGA
2100:1 typical (full open aperture) WXGA
Dynamic (available for non-DLV models)
10000: 1 typical (with dynamic aperture)
7.1.4 Luminance Uniformity
Dual lamp Full white ANSI 13-pt. (w/o electronic corr.)
+15%, -25%
Single lamp Full white ANSI 13-pt. (w/o electronic corr.)
+25%, -35%
Full white ANSI 13-pt. (w/ electronic corr.)
+5%. -5%
Full black ANSI 13-pt.
Negative uniformity shall be between -35%
and 0% and positive uniformity shall be
between 0% and +35%.
7.1.5 Color Uniformity
Full white ANSI 13-pt.
±0.005 cluster on u’, v’, chart (CIE 1976)
Full black ANSI 13-pt.
±0.075 cluster on u’, v’, chart (CIE 1976)
7.1.6 Color Primaries
ANSI 9 POINT MEASUREMENT (WITHOUT YNF)
X
Y
Red
0.665 ± 0.025
0.335 ± 0.025
Green
0.343 ± 0.040
0.640 ± 0.040
Blue
0.145 ± 0.020
0.050 ± 0.025
White
0.300 ± 0.050
0.300 ± 0.050
ANSI 9 POINT MEASUREMENT
(WITH YNF)
X
Y
Red
0.670 ± 0.025
0.330 ± 0.025
Green
0.300 ± 0.040
0.673 ± 0.040
Blue
0.148 ± 0.020
0.045 ± 0.025
7.1.7 Gamma
Default Gamma (all points from 10 to 90 IRE)
2.2 + linear segment
Adjustable Gamma range
1.0 to 3.0
7.1.8 Grayscale/Color Resolution
Resolution
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7.1.9 Color Temperature
White Default CCT (without YNF)
7700 K ±2000 K 350W, 450W Lamp
8900 K ±2000 K 200W Lamp
White YNF CCT (with YNF activation, electronically
corrected)
6500 K ±1000 K
Range of Adjustment
3200 K - 9300 K
Tracking (deviation from normal over full range from 10
to 100 IRE)
±500 K max
Stability (during rated lamp life)
±500 K max
7.1.10Convergence
Convergence zones A, B, C are as defined in Figure 2. Zone A has a diameter ¼ of the image height. Zone B
has a diameter of full image height. All specified convergence errors are between any two colors after a
minimum warm-up of 30 minutes.
Convergence is specified with a 1.4-1.8 HD lens (part number 118-100112-01) in the 1.4:1 position with zero
offset. Bore-sight alignment must be adjusted for zero angular error. (Note: convergence error includes the
effects of lateral color in the projection lens. Measurements must be done on horizontal and vertical test pattern
lines that intersect the center of the image).
(Figure applicable to both 1080p and SXGA+)
MEASUREMENT AREA
MAXIMUM CONVERGENCE ERROR (PIXELS)
Zone A
1/4
Zone B
1/2
Zone C
3/4
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7.1.11Blemishes
Blemishes are to be observed at 1 full screen height distance from the image for a period of 30 seconds. Screen
size: 10 foot wide for 350W models, 8 foot wide for 200W models. Blemishes are defined as per TI
Specification 2506811.
Red screen
No blemishes
Green screen
No blemishes
Blue screen
No blemishes
White screen
No blemishes
Black screen
No blemishes
7.1.12Pixel Defects
Red
0 bright, 1 dark
Green
0 bright, 0 dark
Blue
0 bright, 2 dark non-adjacent
7.1.13Image Artifacts
Evaluate on multi-burst or fine grid test pattern
No visible artifacts with observer at 1 full screen
height from image
7.1.14Picture Centering (with 1.4-1.8:1 HD lens)
7.2
1080p centering error
±5% of vertical offset (±32 pixels)
SXGA+ centering error
±5% of vertical offset (±26 pixels)
WUXGA centering error
±5.5% of vertical offset (±32 pixels)
WXGA centering error
±5% of vertical offset (±26 pixels)
Feature Set
7.2.1 Airflow
Air intakes
Right side of projector
Air exhaust
Hot lamp exhaust: rear of projector
Cool light engine exhaust: left side of projector
7.2.2 Air Filters (Optional)
Filter media types
Coarse foam filter
Fog filter
Filter access
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Service-interchangeable via access panel
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7.2.3 Dust Sealing
Dust sealed DMDs
Gasket sealed
Dust sealed illumination system
Sealed from lamp input to entrance face of prism
when lamps are installed
7.2.4 ILS (Intelligent Lens System)
Motorized lenses and lens mount with position encoding
Zoom, focus, horizontal and vertical offsets
Accuracy
±2 pixel
Manual control
1/3 pixel fine movement control per button press on
any applicable User Interface (e.g., remote).
Calibration
Automatic calibration on lens change detection
User Configurable Calibration Modes
Automatic calibration on power-up
Manual calibration
Calibration time
< 10 secs when required
Bore sight
3-point +- 4 degrees adjustment and lockable without removing covers
Travel time stop to stop
Zoom and Focus
10 sec nominal (depends on lens type)
Offsets
5 sec (nominal (depends on lens type)
Manual Lens Movement
Manual over-ride permissible for zoom and focus
7.2.5 Projection Lens Compatibility
Lens type
Reverse Telocentric Internal-focus
Motorized zoom and focus with position feedback
NOTE: Calculated Throw distance values are subject to a ±5% lens tolerance
Table 7.2 Lens Throw Ratio
THROW RATIO
LENS DESCRIPTION
FIXED
ZOOM
PART
NUMBER
WXGA
SXGA+
HD
WUXGA
Lens ILS 0.73:1SX+/0.67:1HD
118-100110-XX
0.75
0.73
0.67
0.67
Lens ILS 1.2SX+/1.1HD
118-100117-XX
1.23
1.2
1.1
1.1
Lens ILS 1.25-1.6SX+/1.16-1.49HD
118-100111-XX
1.28-1.64
1.25-1.6
1.16-1.49
1.16-1.49
Lens ILS 1.5-2.0SX+/1.4-1.8HD
118-100112-XX
1.54-2.05
1.5-2.0
1.4-1.8
1.4-1.8
Lens ILS 2.0-2.8SX+/1.8-2.6HD
118-100113-XX
2.05-2.87
2.0-2.8
1.8-2.6
1.8-2.6
Lens ILS 2.8-4.5SX+/2.6-4.1HD
118-100114-XX
2.87-4.61
2.8-4.5
2.6-4.1
2.6-4.1
Lens ILS 4.5-7.5SX+/4.1-6.9HD
118-100115-XX
4.61-7.69
4.5-7.5
4.1-6.9
4.1-6.9
Lens ILS 7.5-11.2SX+/6.9-10.4HD
118-100116-XX
7.69-11.48
7.5-11.2
6.9-10.4
6.9-10.4
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7.2.6 Dynamic Iris
Motorized iris with position feedback
Scene controlled motorized iris automatically
adjusts to image content
Max frequency open-close-open
20 Hz
Sound level
Within ambient noise level of projector
Configurable per channel
7.2.7 Automatic Fans
Temperature sensitive fan speed control
Fans automatically adjust to required speed to maintain projector at proper operating range as function
of outside ambient temperature
Standby
All fans are off when projector is in standby and not
running active loop-through on a Twin HDMI
option card
Temperature range for variable fan speed
5 to 40°C (41 to 104°F)
Transition steps
Smooth speed transitions with no abrupt audible
changes
7.2.8 Automatic Color Filtering
Motorized Yellow Notch Filter
User selectable optical color switch (in or out) to
enhance color space
Configurable per channel
Only available on HD and WU units.
7.2.9 Constant Lamp Output Management
LiteLOC
Automatically adjusts lamp output to maintain constant lumens setting within operating range of lamp.
7.2.10Shutter
Open
Light transmitted to projection lens
Closed
All light blocked - no light on screen
Activation
Operation in less than 0.25 seconds.
7.2.11Lamps
Dual Mercury lamp system
Lamps are accessed from side of projector
Lamps are individually swappable while the projector is running
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7.2.12Status LED
STATUS LED’S
LED STATES
Lamp 1, Lamp 2
Off – Lamps are off
Yellow – Lamp time has expired and lamp should be replaced
Green – Lamp is on and operating correctly
Flashing red – Lamp has malfunctioned
Power
Off – AC power is off
Yellow – AC is present but projector is in standby
Green – Projector is powered up and operating normally
Flashing Green/Yellow – Projector communication in progress
Flashing Red – Error has occurred. Details are displayed on the status display
Shutter
Green – shutter is open
Yellow – shutter is closed
7.2.13Electronics/SW
FEATURE
COMMENTS
Video Format Re-Sizing
All video formats can be resized to fill screen either horizontally or
vertically while maintaining aspect ratio
Picture in Picture
Seamless Switching
Built-in 2D keystone and geometry correction
Auto-scaling
Auto-de interlacing
Edge blending
Black level edge blending not available on WX models
Warping
Tiling (support for up to 3x3 arrays)
Blanking and Image positioning
Brightness, contrast, color, and uniformity user configurable control
Image orientation
Can display image front/rear, normal/inverted (ceiling)
Electronics HW access
All accessible electronics are mounted from the back of the projector
Number of option cards
6 user inter-changeable – hot swappable
Number of processor cards
2 user inter-changeable
Number of option slots
4, located at back of projector for option cards; 1, located at back of
projector for processor card
Native format adjustment
Optional global aspect ratio setting can be set for projector allowing
for automatic scaling of all input images to required output format
Arbitrary Gamma
User definable gamma curves
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7.3
Image Processor Performance
Min input pixel rate
13 Megapixels/s
Max input pixel rate
330 Megapixels/s
Max input resolution
2048x1536 (QXGA)
Min input resolution
640x400
Max input frame rate
95Hz at 2048x1536 (QXGA) *
* With sources that can output minimum
blanking, otherwise lower vertical rates
Processing
10 bit throughout *
* Except Dual-DVI input in dual-link mode
(dual 8 bit input paths into 10 bit processing)
Maximum Throughput
Standard Image Processor Card
1920x1200 (WUXGA) In and
Out
60 Hz In
60 Hz Out
Dual Image Processor Card
120 Hz In
120 Hz Out
7.4
Input (Source Signal) Compatibility
7.4.1 Analog (Only) Input
Connectors
5 female BNC, 75 Ohm
R/Pr
G/Y
B/Pb
H/C
V
Color spaces/signal types
RGB
YPbPr
A/D conversion
10 bits
7.4.2 Twin HDMI Input
Connectors
2 independent HDMI inputs type A
2 loop-out connectors type A
Color spaces/signal types
RGB
YCbCr (4:2:2)
YCbCr (4:4:4)
HDCP support
HDMI 1.3 supported (not including audio) except: 12-bit
color dithered to 10 bits; 16 bit color not supported
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7.4.3 Dual Link DVI Input
Connectors
1 dual link DVI-I
1 analog 15-pin VGA
Color spaces/signal types
HDCP support
A/D conversion
10 bits for single link DVI input
8 bits for dual link DVI inputs
Frequency
165 Megapixels/s analog
7.4.4 Video Decoder Input
Connectors
2 S-Video 4-pin miniature DIN
4 BNC, 75 Ohm
2 independent decoder channels for PIP
Color space/Signal types
Composite video
Component video (SD and ED only)
S-video
Video Standards
NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL M, PAL N, PAL 60,
SECAM
A/D conversion
10 bits
7.4.5 Dual 3G/HD/SD-SDI
Connectors
BNC, 75 Ohm
Color spaces/signal types
Dual HD input
SDI, HD-SDI, 3G-SDI
7.5
Control Signal Compatibility
7.5.1 Projector Control
Number of transmitters
2 IR
Modulation frequency
Dual frequency (38 kHz, 455 kHz)
Wavelength (peak intensity)
950 nm
Range
Min 35 m
Wired Keypad
Wire connection (option)
3 pin XLR
Max cable length
30 m
XLR Connections
Optional boot for remote with XLR connector built-in to
avoid requirement to use phono-to-XLR adaptor cable
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7.5.2 Control Receiver
Number of sensors
1 front, 1 rear
Coverage
130 degrees coverage in-line with lens at 3 m
distance
Modulation (carrier) frequency
Dual frequency (38 kHz, 455 kHz)
7.5.3 RS-232
Number of ports
2
Connector
1 female 9-pin Dsub (IN)
1 male 9-pin Dsub (OUT)
Max bit rate
115.2 kbps
Flow control
Xon/Xoff
7.5.4 RS-422
Number of ports
1
Connector
1 female 9-pin Dsub
Max bit rate
115.2 kbps
Power output
12 V ±5% @ 400 mA max.
7.5.5 Ethernet
Number of ports
1
Standard
10/100 Base-T
Connector
Female RJ-45
7.5.6 GPIO
Number of I/O Lines
7
Connector
Male 9-pin Dsub
Output sink current (logic low)
100 mA @ 1V typical
Power output
12 V ±5% @ 400mA maximum
7.5.7 Built-In Keypad and Display
Key type
Soft-touch keys
Display type
Graphics LCD backlight
7.5.8 AMX/Crestron Support
AMX Device Discovery Partner
Crestron Integrated Partner
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7.6
Power Requirements
Rated voltage
100 VAC – 240 VAC
Rated Current (dual lamp operation)
450W 1080p / SXGA+ / WUXGA
15 A @ 100 VAC
370W 1080p / SXGA+ / WUXGA / WXGA
12 A @ 100 VAC
200W 1080p / SXGA+ / WUXGA / WXGA
9 A @ 100 VAC
Line frequency
50/60 Hz
AC Input Coupler
15 A, 250 VAC
Type of connector
IEC 320-C14 with wire cable clamp
Line Cord
14AWG type FT1 with plug, NEMA 5-15P, 15A
Inrush Current
60 A max
Maximum Power Consumption
Dual Lamp
1080p / SXGA+ / WUXGA
1500W (dual lamp) / 750W (single lamp)
1080p / SXGA+ / WUXGA / WXGA
1320W (dual lamp) / 831W (single lamp)
1080p / SXGA+ / WUXGA / WXGA
1267W (dual lamp) / 805W (single lamp)
1080p / SXGA+ / WUXGA / WXGA
1135W (dual lamp) / 739W (single lamp)
1080p / SXGA+ / WUXGA / WXGA
871W (dual lamp) / 607W (single lamp)
1080p / SXGA+ / WUXGA / WXGA
739W (dual lamp) / 541W (single lamp)
7.6.1 Lamp Specification
Type
Mercury Lamp (Hg)
Power
450W HD / SX+ / WU
360W min, 462W max (software adjustable)
350W HD / SX+ / WU / WX
300W min, 370W max (software adjustable)
200W HD / SX+ / WU / WX
150W min, 200W max (software adjustable)
DLV Models (HD/SX+)
150W only, (not software adjustable)
450W Lamp rated lamp life to 50% brightness
1250 hrs typical @ 462W
1500 hrs typical @ 360W
350W Lamp rated lamp life to 50% brightness
1300 hrs typical @ 370W
1500 hrs typical @ 350W
2000 hrs typical @ 300W
200W Lamp rated lamp life to 50% brightness
2000 hrs typical @ 200W
3000 hrs typical @ 150W
Warm-up time (to full output)
5 minutes max
Operating position
±20 degrees max tilt of lamp axis from horizontal
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7.7
Physical Specifications
7.7.1 Size
Maximum product dimensions (L x W x H)
(with lens removed)
561 x 500 x 247 (mm)
22.1 x 19.7 x 9.75 (inches)
Maximum shipping dimensions (L x W x H)
775 x 698.5 x 584 (mm)
30.5 x 27.5 x 23 (inches)
7.7.2 Adjustment
Product Alignment
2 inches of vertical adjustment on 2 front feet
1 inch of vertical adjustment on single rear foot
7.7.3 Weight
Maximum product weight (with lens removed)
25 kg (55 lb.)
Maximum shipping weight (includes packaging)
40 kg (87 lb.)
7.7.4 Operating Position
7.8
Horizontal
±20 degrees allowable rotation about lens axis
Inverted
±20 degrees allowable rotation about lens axis
Rotation
±180 degrees perpendicular to lens axis
Reliability and Serviceability
7.8.1 Reliability
MTBF – excluding consumable components
15,000 hrs
Consumable components
Air filters, fans, lamps
7.8.2 Serviceability
7-12
Time to replace any option card
1 minute
Time to replace lamp
1 minute
Time to replace projection lens
30 seconds
Time to replace air filter
1 minute
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7.9
Environment
7.9.1 Temperature/Humidity/Altitude
Operating temperature range
5 to 40ºC (41 to 104ºF)
Storage temperature range
-40 to 70ºC
Humidity range
10% to 80%, non condensing
Operating Altitude
10,000 ft. maximum
7.10 Accessories and Service Components
PRODUCT NAME
PART NUMBER
SOLD WITH
PRODUCT
SOLD
SEPARATELY
Standard Image Processor
108-315101-XX


Dual Image Processor
108-316101-XX


Analog Input
108-309101-XX


Dual Link DVI Input
108-312101-XX


Video Decoder Input
108-310101-XX


Dual 3G/HD/SD-SDI Input
108-313101-XX


Twin HDMI Input
108-311101-XX


DMX512 Interface
108-314101-XX


Air Filter Dust
118-100104-XX


Air Filter Fog
118-100105-XX


Stacking Frame
118-100107-XX


Ceiling Mount
118-100108-XX


Lens ILS 0.73:1SX+/0.67:1HD
118-100110-XX


Lens ILS 1.25-1.6SX+/1.16-1.49HD
118-100111-XX


Lens ILS 1.5-2.0SX+/1.4-1.8HD
118-100112-XX


Lens ILS 2.0-2.8SX+/1.8-2.6HD
118-100113-XX


Lens ILS 2.8-4.5SX+/2.6-4.1HD
118-100114-XX


Lens ILS 4.5-7.5SX+/4.1-6.9HD
118-100115-XX


Lens ILS 7.5-11.2SX+/6.9-10.4HD
118-100116-XX


Lens ILS 1.2SX+/1.1HD
118-100117-XX


Lens ILS 1.2SX+/1.1HD
118-101103-XX


Portrait Adapter
118-116109-XX


Module IR Keypad w/Laser
002-100005-XX


HARN Wired Keypad External
001-100704-XX


User Manual
020-100009-XX


Service Manual
020-100010-XX


AutoSTACK
108-308101-XX


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7.11 Regulatory
7.11.1Safety
•
•
•
•
CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-07 2nd Edition
UL 60950-1, 2nd Edition
IEC 60950-1:2005, 2nd Edition
EN60950:2006 + A11:2009
7.11.2Electro-Magnetic Compatibility
Emissions
• FCC CFR47, Part 15, Subpart B, Class A - Unintentional Radiators
• CISPR 22/EN55022 Class A - Information Technology Equipment
Immunity
• CISPR 24/EN55024 Class A - Information Technology Equipment
7.11.3Environmental
The product must conform to:
• EU Directive (2002/95/EC) on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances (RoHS) in electrical
and electronic equipment and the applicable official amendment(s).
• EU Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 on the registration, evaluation, authorization and restriction of chemicals
(REACH) and the applicable official amendments.
• EU Directive (2002/96/EC) on waste and electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) and the applicable
official amendment(s).
• China Ministry of Information Industry Order No.39 (02/2006) on the control of pollution caused by electronic information products, the hazardous substances concentration limits (SJ/T11363-2006), and the applicable product marking requirement (SJ/T11364-2006).
7.11.4Marking
This product shall conform to all relevant Canadian, US, and European directives, standards, safety, health and
environmental concerns and bare the following markings at product launch:
•
•
•
•
•
UL
CE
RoHS
WEEE
Future International Certifications to include: CCC, KC, PSE, c-tick, Gost-R, South Africa, and Saudi Arabia
International packaging recycling mark requirements:
• EU Directive (2002/96/EC) on waste and electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE);
• EU Directive (94/62/EC) on packaging and packaging waste;
• China packaging recycling mark standard (GB18455-2001).
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A.1 M Series Menu Tree
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Main Menu
1. Size & Position
2. Image Settings
3, Channel Setup
4. Configuration
5. Lamp
6. Status
7. Input Switching & PIP
8. Language
9. Test Pattern
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Press <Enter>
on a channel
PIP Image Settings
1. Contrast
2. Brightness
3. Reserved
4. Color Space
5. PIP Video Options
6. PIP Input Levels
7. PIP Advanced Image Settings
Input Switching PIP
1. Main Input
2. PIP Input
3. Swap Main & PIP inputs
4. PIP Enable
5. PIP Window Options
6. PIP Size & Position
7. PIP Image Settings
8. Fade Time
9. Frame Locking
10. Auto Input Searching
11. HDMI Output Loop Source
12. Standby Active Loop-Through
*** DLV models:
14. Single Lamp Mode
Lamp
1. Lamp Operation
2. Lamp Mode
3. Power
4. Intensity
5. Yellow Notch Filter
6. Single lamp switch on fail
7. Dynamic Iris
8. Warn when lamp reaches (hours)
9. Lamp 1 s/n
10. Lamp 2 s/n
11. Change Lamp
12. Lamp 1 History
13. Lamp 2 History
14. Reserved ***
See Page A8 for Configuration
Channel Setup
This is a list of all of the
channels that have been
defined for this projector.
Image Settings
1. Contrast
2. Brightness
3. Yellow Notch Filter
4. Color Space
5. Video Options
6. Input Levels
7. Advanced Image Settings
Size & Position
1. Resize Presets
2. Size
3. Vertical Stretch
4. Pixel Track
5. Pixel Phase
6. H-Position
7. V-Position
8. Keep Aspect on Auto Setup
9. Blanking
Change Lamp
Change Lamp 1
Change Lamp 2
Input Old Lamp Serial Number
1. Old Lamp Serial Number
2. Continue
3. Abort
PIP Advanced Image Settings
1. PIP Gamma Settings
2. PIP Detail Settings
3. PIP Noise Reduction Settings
4. PIP Color Settings
5. Reserved
6. Reserved
PIP Input Levels
1. Auto Input Level
2. Red<Pr> Blacklevel
3. Red<Pr> Input Drive
4. Green<Y> Blacklevel
5. Green<Y> Input Drive
6. Blue<Pb> Blacklevel
7. Blue<Pb> Input Drive
8. Auto Color Enable
9. Clamp Location
10. Peak Detector
11. Color Enable
PIP Video Options
1. Enable Decoder AGC
2. Video Standard
3. Input Video Black
4. Color
5. Tint
6. Filter
7. Sampling Mode
8. Film Mode Detect
9. Chroma/Luma Delay
10. Adaptive Contrast
11. Reserved
12. RGB Quantization Range
PIP Size & Position
1. Resize Presets
2. Size
3. Vertical Stretch
4. Pixel Track
5. Pixel Phase
6. H-Position
7. V-Position
8. Keep Aspect on Auto Setup
9. PIP Blanking
PIP Window Options
1. PIP Position Presets
2. PIP Window Size
3. PIP H-Position
4. PIP V-Position
5. PIP Border Width
6. PIP Border Color
See Page A8 for Dynamic Iris
Select Channel Operation
Edit Channel
Copy Channel
Delete Channel
Delete Unlocked Only
Delete All Channels
Advanced Image Settings
1. Gamma Settings
2. Detail Settings
3. Noise Reduction Settings
4. Color Settings
5. Dynamic Iris
6. Reserved
Input Levels
1. Auto Input Level
2. Red<Pr> Blacklevel
3. Red<Pr> Input Drive
4. Green<Y> Blacklevel
5. Green<Y> Input Drive
6. Blue<Pb> Blacklevel
7. Blue<Pb> Input Drive
8. Auto Color Enable
9. Clamp Location
10. Input Peak Detector
11. Color Enable
Video Options
1. Enable Decoder AGC
2. Video Standard
3. Input Video Black
4. Color
5. Tint
6. Filter
7. Sampling Mode
8. Film Mode Detect
9. Chroma/Luma Delay
10. Adaptive Contrast
11. Split Screen
12. RGB Quantization Range
Blanking
Active Input Window
1. Top Blank
2. Bottom Blank
3. Left Blank
4. Right Blank
PIP Color Settings
1. Select Color Adjustment
2. Color Temperature
PIP Noise Reduction Settings
1. Noise Reduction
2. Block Artifact Reduction
3. Mosquito Noise Reduction
4. Reserved
5. Full Screen Eye-Motion Filter
6. Eye-Motion Filter
PIP Detail Settings
1. Detail
2. Texture Enhancement
3. Detail Threshold
4. Detail Overshoot
5. Reserved
PIP Gamma Settings
1. Gamma Correction
2. Gamma
3. Gamma Function
4. Gamma Slope
PIP Blanking
Active Input Window
1. Top Blank
2. Bottom Blank
3. Left Blank
4. Right Blank
Change Lamp 1
1. New lamp Serial Number
2. Change Lamp
Channel Edit:
Card Type
H-Frequency
V-Frequency
Interlaced
Sync Source
1. Name
2. Channel
3. Slot
4. Input
5. In Menu
6. Auto Select
7. Locked
8. Previous Channel
9. Next Channel
See Page A8 for Dynamic Iris
Color Settings
1. Select Color Adjustment
2. Color Temperature
Noise Reduction Settings
1. Noise Reduction
2. Block Artifact Reduction
3. Mosquito Noise Reduction
4. Split Screen
5. Full Screen Eye-Motion Filter
6. Eye-Motion Filter
Detail Settings
1. Detail
2. Texture Enhancement
3. Detail Threshold
4. Detail Overshoot
5. Split Screen
Gamma Settings
1. Gamma Correction
2. Gamma
3. Gamma Function
4. Gamma Slope
Appendix A: Menu Tree
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A-4
Configuration
1. Language
2. Output Options
3. Lens Settings
4. Power Management
5. Date & Time
6. Menu Preferences
7. Communications
8. Geometry & Color
9. Diagnostics & Calibration
10. Service
11. Option Card Settings
12. Dynamic Iris
Func Help = disables Keystone, Edge Blending and
Brightness Uniformity without changing
the settings associated with them.
Press FUNC followed by two numeric numbers to enable
a specific color or colors in the display:
Func 6 0 = white
Func 6 1 = red
Func 6 2 = green
Func 6 3 = blue
Func 6 4 = yellow
Func 6 5 = cyan
Func 6 6 = magenta
Func 6 7 = white
Main Menu
1. Size & Position
2. Image Settings
3, Channel Setup
4. Configuration
5. Lamp
6. Status
7. Input Switching & PIP
8. Language
9. Test Pattern
Dynamic Iris
1. Enabled
2. Iris Position
3. Mode
4. Dynamic Iris Settings
5. Sensitivity
6. Open Speed
7. Close Speed
8. White Compression
9. Copy From
Menu will be filled with types
that match cards plugged in
Option Card Settings
1. Video Decoder Input card
2. Dual HD/SDI Input Card
3. Twin HDMI Input Card
4. Analog BNC Input Card
See Page A9 for:
8. Geometry & Color
9. Diagnostics & Calibration
10. Service
Communications
1. Serial (RS-232 IN) Options
2. Serial (RS-232 OUT) Options
3. Serial (RS-422) Options
4. Projector Address
5. Network Routing
6. Ethernet Settings
7. Broadcast Keys
8. Front IR Enabled
9. Rear IR Enabled
10. Wired Keypad Enabled
11. DMX / ArtNet Settings
Menu Preferences
1. Large Menu Font
2. Menu Location
3. Horizontal Shift
4. Vertical Shift
5. Display Automatic Message Boxes
6. Display User Message Boxes
7. Reserved
8. Display Error Messages
9. Splash Screen Setup
10. OSD Transparency
11. Menu Type
12. Splash Screen
13. Cascading Menus
Date & Time
1. Date
2. Time
Power Management
1. LCD Backlight
2. LCD Backlight Timer
3. LCD Backlight Level
4. Auto Power Up
5. Auto Shutdown Enable
6. Turn Off Image After (min)
7. Enter Standby After (min)
8. Lamp Regeneration Start Time
9. Over-Temp Fan Assist
Lens Settings
1. Intelligent Lens System
2. Manual Zoom/Focus
3. Calibrate
4. Lock all Lens Motors
5. Calibrate on New Lens
6. Calibrate on Startup
7. Home Position
Calibration Status
Output Options
1. Screen Image Orientation
2. Reserved
3. Reserved
4. Frame Locking
5. Set Frame Delay
6. Actual Frame Delay
7. Free Run Frequency
8. Fade to Black Time
9. HDMI Output Loop Source
Analog BNC Input card
1. Connector Grounding
2. Red Odd Pixel Offset
3. Green Odd Pixel Offset
4. Blue Odd Pixel Offset
5. Red Odd Pixel Gain
6. Green Odd Pixel Gain
7. Blue Odd Pixel Gain
8. Odd Pixel Phase Offset
9. Pixel Phase
10. Input Level Detector
11. Level Detector Threshold
12. Auto Color Enable
13. Color Enable
Twin HDMI Input card
1. EDID Timings For Input 1
2. Tx Mode for Output 1
3. EDID Timings For Input 2
4. Tx Mode for Output 2
Dual Link DVI Input card
1. EDID Timings for Input 1
2. EDID Timings for Input 2
Dual HD/SDI Input card
1. Dual Link Mode
Video Decoder Input card
1. Grouped-Inputs Mode
2. Connector 1 Grounding
3. Connector 2 Grounding
4. Connector 3 Grounding
5. Connector 4 Grounding
6. Connector 5 Grounding
7. Connector 6 Grounding
DMX / ArtNet Settings
1. DMX Interface
2. DMX Personality
3. Base Channel
4. Software Termination
5. Artnet Universe
6. Artnet Subnet
7. Input Noise Filter
8. Host name
Ethernet Settings
1. IP Address
2. TCP Port
3. Subnet Mask
4. Gateway
5. Host name
6. Domain name
MAC Address
Serial (RS-422) Options
1. Baud Rate (RS-422)
2. Serial Flow Control (RS-422)
3. Serial Mode (RS-422)
4. Serial Protocol (RS-422)
Serial (RS-232 OUT) Options
1. Baud Rate (RS-232 OUT)
2. Serial Flow Control (RS-232 OUT)
3. Serial Mode (RS-232 OUT)
4. Serial Protocol (RS-232 OUT)
Serial (RS-232 IN) Options
1. Baud Rate (RS-232 IN)
2. Serial Flow Control (RS-232 IN)
3. Serial Mode (RS-232 IN)
4. Serial Protocol (RS-232 IN)
Appendix A: Menu Tree
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Main Menu
1. Size & Position
2. Image Settings
3, Channel Setup
4. Configuration
5. Lamp
6. Status
7. Input Switching & PIP
8. Language
9. Test Pattern
Configuration
1. Language
2. Output Options
3. Lens Settings
4. Power Management
5. Date & Time
6. Menu Preferences
7. Communications
8. Geometry & Color
9. Diagnostics & Calibration
10. Service
11. Option Card Settings
12. Dynamic Iris
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Requires the service
password to enter
this menu
Diagnostics & Calibration
1. Test Pattern
2. Grey Level
3. Freeze Image
4. Color Enable
5. Input Peak Detector
6. Input Level Detector
7. Level Detector Threshold
8. Aspect Ratio Overlay
9. Test Pattern Color Swap
10. Calibrate LiteLoc
Calibration Status
11. Freeze Image During Auto Setup
Geometry & Color
1. Test Pattern
2. Geometry Correction
3. Brightness Uniformity
4. Edge Blending
5. Color Adjustments by X,Y
6. Color Saturation
7. Black Level Blending
8. Default Color Adjustment
9. Default Color Adjustment with YNF
10. Tiling Setup
See Page A8 for:
1. Language
2. Output Options
3. Lens Settings
4. Power Management
5. Date & Time
6. Menu Preferences
7. Communications
11. Option Card Settings
12. Dynamic Iris
Tiling Setup
1. Tiling Setup
2. Total Rows
3. Total Columns
4. Row
5. Column
Black Level Blending
1. Black Blend Enable
2. Test Pattern
3. Left Blend Width
4. Right Blend Width
5. Top Blend Width
6. Bottom Blend Width
7. Center Brightness
8. Left Brightness
9. Right Brightness
10. Top Brightness
11. Bottom Brightness
12. Top Left Brightness
13. Top Right Brightness
14. Bottom Left Brightness
15. Bottom Right Brightness
16. Reset Black Level Blending Settings
Color Saturation
1. Select Color Adjustment
2. Red Part of Red
3. Green Part of Red
4. Blue Part of Red
5. Green Part of Green
6. Red Part of Green
7. Blue Part of Green
8. Blue Part of Blue
9. Red Part of Blue
10. Green Part of Blue
11. Red Part of White
12. Green Part of White
13. Blue Part of White
14. Yellow Notch Filter
15. Auto Color Enable
16. Color Enable
17. Copy From
18. Lamp
Edge Blending
1. Edge Blending
2. Test Pattern
3. Left Blend Width
4. Right Blend Width
5. Top Blend Width
6. Bottom Blend Width
7. Lamp
8. Show Blending Overlap
9. Advanced Edge Blending
10. Full Screen Eye-Motion Filter
11. Eye-Motion Filter
12. Reset Edge Blending Settings
Brightness Uniformity
1. Brightness Uniformity Enable
2. Test Pattern
3. Coarse Adjustment
4. Lamp
5. Top Left Corner
6. Left Side
7. Bottom Left Corner
8. Top Right Corner
9. Right Side
10. Bottom Right Corner
11. Left Center
12. Right Center
13. Overall Gain
14. Full Screen Eye-Motion Filter
15. Eye-Motion Filter
16. Reset Brightness Uniformity
Settings
See Page A8 for Lamp
Color Adjustments by X,Y
1. Select Color Adjustment
2. Color Temperature
Valid Color Space
3. Red X
4. Red Y
5. Green X
6. Green Y
7. Blue X
8. Blue Y
9. White X
10. White Y
11. Yellow Notch Filter
12. Auto Color Enable
13. Color Enable
14. Copy From
Advanced Edge Blending
1. Enable Advanced Curve
2. Left Blend Shape
3. Left Blend Midpoint
4. Right Blend Shape
5. Right Blend Midpoint
6. Top Blend Shape
7. Top Blend Midpoint
8. Bottom Blend Shape
9. Bottom Blend Midpoint
10. Reset Advanced Edge Blending
Settings
See Page A8 for Lamp
Geometry Correction
1. Geometry Correction
2. Test Pattern
3. Adjust Horizontal Keystone
4. Adjust Vertical Keystone
5. Adjust 2D Keystone
6. Reset Keystone settings
Appendix A: Menu Tree
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Appendix B: DMX/ArtNET
B.1
DMX and Real Time Events
B.1.1 What is DMX?
DMX is a standard for digital communication networks that are commonly used to control stage lighting and
effects.
B.1.2 What is Real Time Events?
A real time event is a pre-recorded sequence of 1 or more serial commands which are executed when a defined
trigger occurs. For example:
• A trigger can be timed based (i.e. Saturday at 1:00pm; occurring every other week)
• A trigger can be event based (i.e. System powers on, good signal, etc.)
• A trigger can be a number of other events (For more details, see 4.2.9 Advanced Tabbed Page - RTE)
NOTE: A real time event can use nested loops and delays. Only statically defined commands can be executes
(i.e. PWR 0, SHU 1). You cannot use variables or other complex programming techniques.
B.1.3 Lens Control Limitations
Normal ILS control of the lens horizontal and vertical positions by the projector respects the boundaries of the
lens keep out area. This area is necessary to prevent damage to components within the projector. When the
DMX controls are used to set the absolute position of the lens, setting values in these keep out areas may result
in an unwanted final lens position. You must ensure that any interim or final lens positions, at any time during
the lens movement, do not enter the keep out area.
FIGURE B-1 LENS CONTROL LIMITATIONS
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B.2
DMX Channel Setup
Each personality has a different number of channels:
• Setup Personality - 38 channels
• Show Personality - 18 channels
• Nitro VIP Projector Yoke Personality - 25 channels
It is very important to properly configure the base channel (depending on which personality is used) correctly.
While the DMX specification allows for device overlapping, this may cause undesired results. Below is a table
of how projectors should be configured (assuming that all projectors are to be controlled independently and use
the same personality):
Table B.1 “Show personality” Correct Example
Table B.2 “Setup personality” Correct Example
Base Channel
Base Channel
All projectors using Show
Personality (Correct)
All projectors using Setup
Personality (Correct)
1
Projector 1 (18 ch)
1
Projector 1 (38 ch)
19
Projector 2 (18 ch)
39
Projector 2 (38 ch)
37
Projector 3 (18 ch)
77
Projector 3 (38 ch)
Table B.3 “Show personality” Incorrect Example
Base Channel
All projectors using Show
Personality (Incorrect)
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1
Projector 1 (18 ch)
1
Projector 2 (18 ch)
12
Projector 3 (18 ch)
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B.2.1 M Series Setup Personality
CHANNEL
GROUP
NAME
DESCRIPTION
1
Safety
Slider Lock
0-171 Locked
172-255 Unlocked
255
No Channel changes will
be applied when this
control is locked.
Channel changes made
while the slider is locked
will be applied once the
slider becomes unlocked.
Video
Fade to/from
Black
0-85 Black screen (Picture mute
ON)
172-255 Live Video (Picture mute
OFF)
255
If you wish to manually
control the fade to black
time, the brightness
channel can be used to
achieve the same effect.
3
Lens
Shutter
0-85 Shutter Closed (Black Screen)
172-255 Shutter Open (Live Video)
255
4
Lens
Lens shift
enable
0-85 Lens shift disable
172-255 Lens shift enable
255
Locks all lens motors.
5
Lens
Zoom (Coarse)
125
6
Lens
Zoom (Fine)
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total control
range, which is 0 to 2100
Locked by channel
“Lens shift enable”.
7
Lens
Zoom (Coarse)
128
8
Lens
Zoom (Fine)
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total control
range, which is 0 to 2100
9
Lens
Lens Horizontal
position
(Coarse)
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total control
range, which is 0 to 4096
128
10
Lens
Lens Horizontal
position (Fine)
11
Lens
Lens Vertical
position
(Coarse)
12
Lens
Lens Vertical
position (Fine)
13
Input
Channel
2
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DEFAULT
VALUE
0
0
NOTES
Locked by channel
“Lens shift enable”.
Locked by channel
“Lens shift enable”
0
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total control
range, which is 0 to 4096
128
Locked by channel
“Lens shift enable”
0
Projector Channel Selection
0 to 9 Projector Channel 1
10 to 19 Projector Channel 2
20 to 29 Projector Channel 3
—
180 to 189 Projector Channel 19
190 to 199 Projector Channel 20
255
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CHANNEL
GROUP
NAME
DESCRIPTION
14
Input
Input
Input Selection
0 to 9 Slot 1, Input 1
10 to 19 Slot 1, Input 2
—
50 to 59 Slot 1, Input 6
60 to 69 Slot 2, Input 1
—
110 to 119 Slot 2, Input 6
120 to 129 Slot 3, Input 1
—
170 to 179 Slot 3, Input 6
180 to 189 Slot 4, Input 1
—
230 to 239 Slot 4, Input 6
15
Image
Image Freeze
0-85 Unfreeze image
172-255 Freeze Image
16
Lamps/
Power
Power
0-85 Power Off (Switch lamps off,
cool lamps down and go to Standby
mode)
DEFAULT
VALUE
255
NOTES
Will not change input on
default
0
128
172-255 Power On (Switch lamps
on, warm up mode)
A 5 second timer will be
used before executing a
power state change. If the
slider moves out of the
On/Off range within the
5 seconds, the timer will
be cancelled.
Will not change power
stat on default.
17
Image
Size
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total control
range, which is 200 to 4000
67
18
Image
Vertical Stretch
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total control
range, which is 200 to 3000
91
19
Setup
Projector
255
Functions
Orientation
0-49 Front Projection
50-99 Rear Projection
100-149 Front Projection Inverted
150-199 Rear Projection Inverted
Will not change projector
orientation on default.
Setup
On Screen
128
Functions
Display
0-85 OSD Off
172-255 OSD On
Will not change OSD on
default.
Setup
Lens Calibrate
172-255 Run calibration
Lamp Power
Scaled as % of total control range.
20
21
0
Functions
22
Setup
Functions
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Examples are given for 350W and
200W lamps:
0
0% 300 Watt / 150 Watt
—
127 50% 335 Watt / 175 Watt
—
255 100% 370 Watt / 200 Watt
255
Locked by channel
“Lens shift enable”.
Depends on what lamps
are used, power rating
may be different scale.
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CHANNEL
GROUP
NAME
DESCRIPTION
23
Setup
Functions
Lamp Mode
0-85 Auto Select Single lamp
Setup
Functions
Test Pattern
24
DEFAULT
VALUE
128
172-255 Dual Lamp Mode
0-19 Off
NOTES
Will not change lamp
mode on default.
0
20-39 Grid
40-59 Grey Scale 16
60-79 White
80-99 Flat Grey
100-119 Black
120-139 Checker
140-159 13 Point
160-179 Color Bars
180-199 Aspect Ratio
200-219 Edge Blend
220-239 Boresight
25
Colormetry
Brightness
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total control
range, which is 0 to 100
128
26
Colormetry
Contrast
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total control
range, which is 0 to 100
128
27
Colormetry
Gamma
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total control
range, which is -100 to 100
128
28
Colormetry
Color Space
0-49
RGB
0
50-99 YCbCr SDTV (ITU-R
BT.601)
100-149 YCbCr HDTV (ITU-R
BT.709)
29
Colormetry
Output Color
0-19 Max Drivers
0
20-39 Color Temperature (enables
31)
40-59 SD Video
60-79 HD Video
80-99 User setting 1
100-119 User setting 2
120-139 User setting 3
140-159 User setting 4
30
Colormetry
Color Purity
0-85 CPF Off
Filter
172-255 CPF On
0
This is the global CPF control, not
the channel control.
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CHANNEL
GROUP
NAME
DESCRIPTION
31
Colormetry
Interpolated
Color
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total control
range, which is 3200 to 9300
DEFAULT
VALUE
128
(Temperature)*
32
Advanced
Image
Blend enable
0-19 Blend disable
NOTES
*Output Color control
must be set to “Color
Temperature” in DMX
channel 29
0
The list of blends
depends on the blends
having been saved on the
projector by the user.
0
The list of warps depends
on the warps having been
saved on the projector by
the user.
20-39 Standard Blend enable
40-59 User Blend 1 enable
60-79 User Blend 2 enable
—
220-239 user Blend 10 enable
33
Advanced
Image
Warp/keystone
enable
0-19 Warp/keystone disable
20-39 2D Keystone enable
40-59 Warp 1 enable
—
220-239 Warb 10 enable
34
35
36
Real Time
Events
RTE 1
Real Time
Events
RTE 2
Real Time
Events
RTE 3
0-85 Cancel current running RTE
128
172-255 Triggers RTE 1
0-85 Cancel current running RTE
128
172-255 Triggers RTE 2
0-85 Cancel current running RTE
128
172-255 Triggers RTE 3
37
Reserved
Reserved for future expansion
No reset
38
Reserved
Reserved for future expansion
No reset
B.2.2 M Series Show Personality
CHANNEL
GROUP
NAME
DESCRIPTION
DEFAULT
VALUE
1
Safety
Slider Lock
0-171 Locked
255
No channel changes will
be applied when this
control is locked.
Channel changes made
while the slider is locked
will be applied once the
slider becomes unlocked.
255
If you wish to manually
control the fade to black
time, the brightness
channel can be used to
achieve the same effect.
172-255 Unlocked
2
Video
Fade to/from
Black
0-85 Black screen (Picture mute
ON)
172-255 Live video (Picture mute
OFF)
3
Lens
Shutter
0-85 Shutter Closed (Black Screen)
NOTES
255
172-255 Shutter Open (Live Video)
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CHANNEL
GROUP
NAME
DESCRIPTION
4
Lens
Lens shift
enable
0-85 Lens shift disable
5
Lens
Zoom (Coarse)
6
Lens
Zoom (Fine)
7
Lens
Focus (Coarse)
8
Lens
Focus (Fine)
9
Lens
Lens Horizontal
position
(Coarse)
10
Lens
Lens Horizontal
position (Fine)
11
Lens
Lens Vertical
position
(Coarse)
12
Lens
Lens Vertical
position (Fine)
13
Input
Channel
DEFAULT
VALUE
NOTES
255
Lock all lens motors.
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total control
range, which is 0 to 2100
128
Locked by channel
“Lens shift enable”.
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total control
range, which is 0 to 2100
128
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total control
range, which is 0 to 4096
128
172-255 Lens shift enable
0
0
Locked by channel
“Lens shift enable”.
Locked by channel
“Lens shift enable”.
0
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total control
range, which is 0 to 4096
Projector Channel Selection
Locked by channel
“Lens shift enable”.
255
0 to 9 Projector Channel 1
10 to 19 Projector Channel 2
20 to 29 Projector Channel 3
....
180 to 189 Projector Channel 19
190 to 199 Projector Channel 20
14
Input
Input
Input Selection
255
0 to 9 Slot 1, Input 1
Will not change input on
default.
10 to 19 Slot 1, Input 2
....
50 to 59 Slot 1, Input 6
60 to 69 Slot 2, Input 1
....
110 to 119 Slot 2, Input 6
120 to 129 Slot 3, Input 1
....
170 to 179 Slot 3, Input 6
180 to 189 Slot 4, Input 1
....
230 to 239 Slot 4, Input 6
15
Image
Image Freeze
0-85 Unfreeze image
0
172-255 Freeze image
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CHANNEL
GROUP
NAME
DESCRIPTION
16
Lamps/
Power
Power
0-85 Power Off (Switch lamps off,
cool lamps down and go to Standby
mode)
DEFAULT
VALUE
128
172-255 Power On (Switch lamps
on, warm up mode)
NOTES
A 5 second timer will be
used before executing a
power state change. If the
slider moves out of the
On/Off range within the
5 seconds, the timer will
be cancelled.
Will not change power
state on default.
17
Reserved
Reserved for future expansion
No Reset
18
Reserved
Reserved for future expansion
No Reset
B.2.3 M Series Nitro VIP Projector Yoke Personality
CHANNEL
GROUP
NAME
DESCRIPTION
1
Video
Fade to/from
Black
0-85 Black screen (Picture mute
ON)
DEFAULT
VALUE
255
172-255 Live video (Picture mute
OFF)
0 Shutter Closed
1-255 Shutter Open
2
Lens
Shutter
0-85 Shutter Closed (Black Screen)
NOTES
If a value of 0 is set, the
shutter will be closed.
Any non-zero values will
open the shutter. If you
wish to manually control
the fade to black time, the
brightness channel can be
used to achieve the same
effect.
255
172-255 Shutter Open (Live Video)
3
Lens
Lens shift
enable
0-85 Lens shift disable
4
Lens
Zoom (Coarse)
5
Lens
Zoom (Fine)
6
Lens
Focus (Coarse)
7
Lens
Focus (Fine)
8
Lens
Lens Horizontal
position
(Coarse)
9
Lens
Lens Horizontal
position (Fine)
10
Lens
Lens Vertical
position
(Coarse)
11
Lens
Lens Vertical
position (Fine)
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255
Locks all lens motors
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total control
range, which is 0 to 2100
128
Locked by channel
“Lens shift enable”.
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total control
range, which is 0 to 2100
128
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total control
range, which is 0 to 2100
128
172-255 Lens shift enable
0
0
Locked by channel
“Lens shift enable”.
Locked by channel
“Lens shift enable”.
0
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total control
range, which is 0 to 2100
128
Locked by channel
“Lens shift enable”.
0
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CHANNEL
GROUP
NAME
DESCRIPTION
12
Input
Input
Projector Channel Selection
DEFAULT
VALUE
NOTES
255
1 to 20 Projector Channel 1 to 20
—
86 LOAD
—
Input Selection
111 to 116 Slot 1, Input 1 to 6
121 to 126 Slot 2, Input 1 to 6
131 to 136 Slot 3, Input 1 to 6
141 to 146 Slot 4, Input 1 to 6
—
171 EXECUTE
13
Image
Size
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total control
range, which is 200 to 4000
67
14
Image
Vertical Stretch
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total control
range, which is 200 to 3000
91
15
Macro
Function
Projector Orientation
0-9 Front Projection
10-19 Rear Projection
20-29 Front Projection Inverted
30-39 Rear Projection Inverted
—
On Screen Display
40-59 OSD On
50-59 OSD Off
60-69 Lens Calibrate
—
86 LOAD
—
Test Pattern
100-104 Off
105-109 Grid
110-114 Grey Scale 16
115-119 White
120-124 Flat Grey
125-129 Black
130-134 Checker
135-139 13 Point
140-144 Color Bars
145-149 Aspect Ratio
150-154 Edge Blend
155-159 Boresight
—
171 EXECUTE
—
Image Freeze
255
Lens Calibrate is locked
by channel
“Lens shift enable”.
200-209 Freeze image
210-219 Unfreeze image
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CHANNEL
GROUP
NAME
DESCRIPTION
16
Lamp/
Power
Lamp/Power
functions
Lamp Power
DEFAULT
VALUE
NOTES
255
Scaled as % of total control range,.
Examples are given for 350W and
200W lamps:
00
0% 300 Watt / 150 Watt
—
10
310 Watt / 157 Watt
—
20
320 Watt / 164 Watt
—
30
330 Watt / 171 Watt
—
40
340 Watt / 178 Watt
—
50
350 Watt / 185 Watt
—
60
360 Watt / 192 Watt
—
70 100% 370 Watt / 200 Watt
86 LOAD
171 EXECUTE
Lamp Mode
90 Auto select Single Lamp
95 Dual Lamp Mode
Power Mode
100 Power Off (Switch lamps off,
cool lamps down and go to Standby
mode)
105 Power On (Switch lamps on,
warm up mode)
17
Colormetry
Brightness
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total range,
which is 0 to 100
128
18
Colormetry
Contrast
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total range,
which is 0 to 100
128
19
Colormetry
Gamma
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total range,
which is -100 to 100
128
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CHANNEL
GROUP
NAME
DESCRIPTION
20
Colormetry
Video Signal/
Color space,
Color Space
Output Color,
10-19 YCbCr SDTV (ITU-R
BT.601)
and CPF
DEFAULT
VALUE
NOTES
255
0-9 RGB
20-29 YCbCr HDTV (ITU-R
BT.709)
86 LOAD
Output Color
90-99 Max Drives
100-109 Color Temperature
(enables 21)
110-119 SD Video
120-129 HD Video
130-139 User setting 1
140-149 User setting 2
150-159 User setting 3
160-169 User setting 4
171 EXECUTE
Yellow Notch Filter
180-189 CPF Off
190-199 CPF On
This is the global CPF control, not
the channel control.
21
Colormetry
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Interpolated
Color
(Temperature)*
0 to 255 Scaled as % of total control
range, which is 3200 to 9300
128
*Output Color control
must be set to “Color
Temperature” in DMX
channel 20.
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CHANNEL
GROUP
NAME
DESCRIPTION
22
Advanced
Image
Blend and Warp/
keystone enable
Blend
DEFAULT
VALUE
255
0-4 Blend disable
5-9 Standard Blend enable
10-14 User Blend 1 enable
15-19 User Blend 2 enable
—
60-64 User Blend 11 enable
NOTES
The list of warp and
blends available depends
on the warps and blends
saved on the projector by
the user.
86 LOAD
171 EXECUTE
Output Color
180-184 Warp/keystone disable
185-189 2D Keystone enable
190-194 Warp 1 enable
—
240-244 Warp 11 enable
23
Real Time
Events
RTE
0-9 Cancel current running RTE
10-19 Triggers RTE 1
20-29 Triggers RTE 2
30-39 Triggers RTE 3
40-49 Triggers RTE 4
50-59 Triggers RTE 5
60-69 Triggers RTE 6
70-79 Triggers RTE 7
255
86 LOAD
171 EXECUTE
24
Reserved
Reserved for future expansion
0
25
Reserved
Reserved for future expansion
0
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