ViewSonic PJ551D - XGA DLP Projector User guide

PJ500/PJ550
PJ501/PJ551
User Guide
Image Size 30” - 300”
High Brightness Light Weight
LCD Projector
Contents
For Your Records .................................................................................................1
Features ..................................................................................................... 2
Product Features .................................................................................................2
Before Use ................................................................................................. 2
Package Contents ................................................................................................2
Projector Components ............................................................................. 3
Projector Components Diagram ...........................................................................3
Remote Control Components .................................................................. 4
Remote Control Components Diagram ................................................................4
Inserting the Batteries ............................................................................ 5
Installation ................................................................................................. 6
Angle Adjustment .................................................................................................6
Cabling .................................................................................................................7
Power Connection ................................................................................................7
Example of System Setup ....................................................................................8
Plug & Play ..........................................................................................................8
Operations 9
Power ON ............................................................................................................9
Power OFF ...........................................................................................................9
Basic Operation .................................................................................................10
MAIN Menu ........................................................................................................12
PICTURE-1 Menu ..............................................................................................13
PICTURE-2 Menu ..............................................................................................14
INPUT Menu ......................................................................................................15
SCREEN Menu ..................................................................................................16
OPTION Menu ...................................................................................................17
Maintenance ............................................................................................ 18
Lamp ..................................................................................................................18
Lamp Life ...........................................................................................................18
Replacing the Lamp ...........................................................................................19
Resetting the Lamp Timer ..................................................................................19
Air-Filter .............................................................................................................20
Maintenance Inside the Equipment ....................................................................20
Cleaning the Lens ..............................................................................................20
Cleaning the Cabinet and Remote Control ........................................................20
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Troubleshooting ......................................................................................21
OSD Messages .................................................................................................. 21
Indicator Messages ............................................................................................ 21
Symptom ............................................................................................................ 22
Specifications .........................................................................................24
PJ500/PJ501 Technical Specifications .............................................................. 24
PJ550/PJ551 Technical Specifications .............................................................. 25
Customer Support ...................................................................................26
LIMITED WARRANTY ............................................................................27
VIEWSONIC Projector ....................................................................................... 27
Appendix ..................................................................................................28
Power Cord Safety Guidelines ........................................................................... 28
Compliance Information for U.S.A. .................................................................... 29
Compliance Information for Canada .................................................................. 29
Compliance Information for European Countries ............................................... 29
User Information for all Countries ...................................................................... 29
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ViewSonic PJ500/PJ550/PJ501/PJ551
Copyright © ViewSonic Corporation, 2002. All rights reserved.
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VESA and SVGA are registered trademarks of the Video Electronics Standards Association.
DPMS and DDC are trademarks of VESA.
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As an ENERGY STAR® partner, ViewSonic Corporation has determined that this product meets the
ENERGY STAR® guidelines for energy efficiency.
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contained herein; nor for incidental or consequential damages resulting from furnishing this material,
or the performance or use of this product.
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change product specifications without notice. Information in this document may change without
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without prior written permission from ViewSonic Corporation.
This document is applicable for both projector models PJ500/PJ550/PJ501/PJ551.
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For Your Records
Product Name:
PJ500
PJ550
PJ501
PJ551
Model Number:
VPROJ23544-2W
VPROJ23545-2W
VPROJ25048-1W
VPROJ25049-1W
Document Number
1
A-CD-PJ001
Serial Number:
B0Y___________
B0W__________
B12___________
B13___________
Purchase Date:
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Features
Product Features
• SVGA (PJ500/501)
• XGA (PJ550/551)
• High performance scalers for viewing
high resolution computer images
• Short focal length
• Whisper-mode
• Digital keystone correction
• Component video maximizes video
image quality
Before Use
Package Contents
Make sure all of the following items are included in the package. If anything is missing, please
contact ViewSonic.
Projector
Carrying Case
Remote Control with battery
Power Cord
(US type)
Yellow
Red
White
Quick Start
Guide
ViewSonic
Wizard CD
RGB Cable
(computer)
RCA Video/
AUdio cable
Power Cord
(Europe type)
Power Cord
(China type)
Red
Blue
Green
Component
Video Cable
S-Video Cable
Figure 1: Package Contents
NOTE: Keep the original packing material for possible future reshipment.
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Projector Components
Projector Components Diagram
Zoom knob
Focus ring
Remote control
sensor
Lens (with lens cap)
Slot for Kensington Lock
Power switch
AC power
Intake ventilation
Control panel
Lamp indicator
Temp indicator
Power indicator
Menu
Reset
Keystone
Input
Standby/ON
Front foot adjuster
Exhaust ventilation
Air intake
(for the cooling fan)
Speaker
Rear foot
adjuster
Interface
panel
Remote control
sensor
Component Video
Y (In)
CB/PB (In)
CR/PR (In)
RGB (In)
Control (RS232)
Audio (In, 3.5 mm)
R Audio (In)
L Audio (In)
Video (In)
S-Video (In)
Figure 2: Projector Components
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Remote Control Components
Remote Control Components Diagram
Search Button
RGB Button
VIDEO Button
ASPECT Button
MAGNIFY
ON Button
OFF Button
FREEZE Button
POSITION Button
[Left] Arrow Button
ENTER Button
STANDBY/ON Button
AUTO Button
BLANK Button
VOLUME Button
MUTE Button
KEYSTONE Button
MENU Button
[Up] Arrow Button
[Right] Arrow Button
[Down] Arrow Button
ESC (Escape) Button
RESET Button
Figure 3: Remote Control Components
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Inserting the Batteries
Figure 4: Battery
1 Remove the battery cover by pulling then lifting the knob on the cover.
2 Insert the batteries, corresponding to the (+) and (-) markings on the battery compartment.
3 Reattach the battery cover.
CAUTION
• Only use the specified AA batteries.
• Do not mix new and old batteries. This may result in cracking or leakage, which may pose a risk of fire or lead to
personal injury.
• Insert batteries according to (+) and (-) markings. Inserting the batteries incorrectly may result in cracking or
leakage, which may pose a risk of fire or lead to personal injury.
• Dispose of the battery in accordance with local laws and regulations.
• Keep the battery away from children and pets.
• When the remote control will not to be used for an extended period, remove the batteries.
NOTE: Replace the batteries if the operation of the remote control becomes irregular or weak.
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Installation
Refer to the graphics and table on this page to determine the screen size and projection distance.
The projection distances shown in the table below are for full size (PJ500/PJ501:800x600pixels,
PJ501/PJ550:1024 x 768 pixels).
a Distance from the projector to the screen (+10%).
b Distance from the lens center to the bottom of the screen (+10%).
Screen
Table 1: Projection Distance
Screen Size
Inches (m)
Top View
40 (1.0)
60 (1.5)
80 (2.0)
100 (2.5)
120 (3.0)
150 (3.8)
200 (5.0)
Lens
center
a Inches (m)
b Inches
Minimum and Maximum
37 (0.9)
46 (1.2)
57 (1.5)
69 (1.8)
77 (1.9)
93 (2.4)
96 (2.4)
116 (2.9)
116 (2.9)
139 (3.5)
145 (3.7)
174 (4.4)
194 (4.9)
233 (5.9)
(cm)
3 (8.7)
5 (13.1)
7 (17.4)
9 (21.8)
10 (26.1)
13 (32.7)
17 (43.5)
Side View
Figure 5: Screen Views
Warnings
• Position the projector in a horizontal position; other positions can cause heat build-up and damage to the projector.
• Make sure the heat ventilation holes are not blocked.
• Do not use the projector in a smoky environment. Smoke residue may cause buildup on critical parts (i.e. LCD panel,
lens assembly, etc.)
Angle Adjustment
Use the foot adjusters on the bottom of the projector to adjust the projection angle. The angle is
variable within approximately 0° to 9°.
Foot Adjuster
Press the foot adjuster button
Rear Foot Adjuster
Figure 6: Angle Adjustment
1 Lift up the front side of the projector, press the foot adjuster button, and adjust the projection
angle.
2 Release the adjuster button to lock at the desired angle.
3 Rotate the foot pad to adjust the left/right tilt of the displayed image.
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Cabling
Refer to the table below for connecting each terminal of the projector to a device.
Table 2: Cabling
Function
Analog RGB input
RS-232C communication
Component video input
S-video input
Terminal
RGB
CONTROL
VIDEO Y
VIDEO CB/PB
VIDEO CR/PR
S-VIDEO
VIDEO
AUDIO (L)
AUDIO (R)
3.5 mm to mini-jack L/R
Video input/
Audio input
Audio Input
Cable
Accessory RGB cable or optional
RGB cable with D-sub 15-pin shrink
jack and inch thread screws
Optional RS-232C cable
Accessory component video cable
Accessory S-video cable with mini
DIN 4-pin jack
Accessory video/audio cable with
RCA jacks
Optional
Warnings
•
•
•
•
Incorrect connections could result in fire or electrical shock.
Before connecting, turn off all devices to be connected.
Use the cables that are packaged with the product. Refer to page 27.
See “Power Cord Safety Guidelines” on page 28.
NOTE:
• Before connecting, read the instruction manuals of the devices to be connected, and make sure that the projector is
compatible with the device(s).
• Securely tighten the screws on the connectors.
• For some RGB input modes, the optional Mac adapter is necessary.
• Some computers may have multiple display screen modes. You may not be able to use some of the modes with this
projector.
Power Connection
Use the correct power cord supplied with your projector. Connect the AC inlet of the projector to the
power outlet as shown in the graphic below.
Figure 7: Power Cord Connect
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Example of System Setup
Computer
RGB
(computer)
RS232
Video/Audio
cable
DVD Player
Component
Video cable
S-Video
cable
stereo-mini
audio cable
audio (L/R)
portion of
Video/Audio
cable
S-Video Player
Notebook
Computer
Figure 8: System Setup
Plug & Play
This projector is VESA DDC 1/2B compatible. Plug& Play is possible by connecting to a computer
that is VESA DDC (Display Data Channel) compatible.
Please use this function by connecting the accessory RGB cable to RGB (In) of the projector; other
connection methods may not work.
NOTE: Plug & Play is a system configured with peripheral equipment including a computer, display
and operating system. This projector is recognized as Plug & Play capable. Refer to the ViewSonic
CD Wizard INF display driver files for configuration.
Plug & Play will not operate with a direct connection to an Apple computer.
NOTE: When connecting with a notebook computer, set the proper RGB external image output.
Please read the instruction manual of the notebook computer for more information.
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Operations
Power ON
NOTE: Refer to “Example of System Setup” on page 8.
1 Make sure the power cord is connected correctly and lens cap has been removed. Set the Power
2
3
4
5
Switch to [I] ON. The unit is now in Standby mode and the POWER indicator LED turns a
steady orange.
Press the STANDBY/ON button on the control panel or the remote control. Warm-up begins and
the power indicator blinks in green.
After several seconds the lamp will stop blinking and will turn to continuous green, indicating
that the projector is ready to use.
Adjust the size of the projected image with the Zoom knob.
Adjust focus using the Focus ring.
Power OFF
NOTE: See Caution below.
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button on the control panel or the remote control. The message
“POWER OFF?” will display on the screen, and the message will disappear in 5 seconds. During
this message indication, press the STANDBY/ON button again. The projector lamp shuts off and
lamp cooling begins.
2 Wait for the cooling fan to stop. The POWER indicator blinks orange during lamp cooling.
Pressing the STANDBY/ON button has no effect while the POWER indicator is blinking.
3 The system assumes the Standby mode when cooling is complete. The POWER indicator ceases
blinking and changes to a steady orange. Check that the indicator is orange and set the POWER
switch to [O]. The POWER indicator turns off when the Power Switch is set to [O] OFF.
Remember to replace the lens cap after use.
Standby/On Button
Remote Control
Power Indicator
Zoom Knob
Focus Ring
Power Switch
Figure 9: Power Buttons
NOTE: Except in emergencies, do not turn off the Power Switch unless the POWER indicator is a
steady orange. Otherwise improper cooling of the lamp will reduce the life of the lamp or may
damage the lamp.
CAUTION
• To turn OFF the projector press the Standby/ON button and hold for 2 seconds .
• The POWER LED on the control pad flashes orange during cool-down.
• Wait until the POWER LED changes to a steady orange before you set the Power Switch to [O] OFF.
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Basic Operation
Table 3 below refers to buttons on the projector control panel and on the remote control. Items
marked with (*) may be accessed from the projector control panel.
Table 3: Basic Operation
Item
Description
INPUT SELECT
Select Input Signal (*) : press the INPUT Button.
RGB J VIDEO J S-VIDEO J COMPONENT (JRGB)
Select RGB Input: Press the RGB button.
VIDEO/S-VIDEO/COMPONENT J RGB
Select Video Input: Press the VIDEO button.
RGB J VIDEO/S-VIDEO/COMPONENT
VIDEO J S-VIDEO J COMPONENT (JVIDEO)
• The selected signal name is displayed for approximately 3 seconds when the input signal is
changed.
(projector control panel)
POSITION
(remote control)
Set/Clear Position Adjustment mode : Press the POSITION button.
“POSITION” is displayed in the POSITION mode.
Image Position Adjustment: Press the
buttons in the POSITION mode.
• Valid only in the MAGNIFY mode when a video signal is input.
• After approximately 10 seconds of inactivity “POSITION” disappears and the POSITION
mode is cleared automatically.
RESET (*)
(remote control)
MAGNIFY
(remote control)
Initialize Each item: Select an item and press the RESET button.
Initialize Position Adjustment: Press the RESET button in the POSITION mode.
This function is valid only when RGB signal is input.
• Valid except for: VOLUME, LANGUAGE, H PHASE, and WHISPER.
Set MAGNIFY Mode: Press the MAGNIFY “ON” button.
Move Magnified Area: Run the POSITION in the MAGNIFY mode.
Adjust Magnification: Press the MAGNIFY
MAGNIFY
/
button in MAGNIFY mode.
magnifies the image. MAGNIFY (-) reduces the image.
Clear MAGNIFY Mode: Press the MAGNIFY
button.
• The MAGNIFY mode is cleared by selecting AUTO, ASPECT, INPUT SELECT, or VIDEO,
or changing the input signal.
FREEZE
(remote control)
Set/Clear FREEZE Mode: Press the FREEZE button. When the [ II ] icon is displayed, the
image is frozen in the FREEZE mode.
• The FREEZE mode is cleared by selecting POSITION, VOLUME, MUTE, Automatic
Adjustment, BLANK ON/OFF, or MENU ON/OFF, or by changing the input signal.
• Do not forget to clear frozen static images.
KEYSTONE (*)
Set/Clear KEYSTONE Mode: Press the KEYSTONE
(projector control panel
and remote control)
Adjust Keystone: Press the
/
button.
buttons in the KEYSTONE mode.
reduces the width of the bottom of the projected image.
reduces the width of the top
of the projected image.
VOLUME
(remote control)
MUTE
Set/Clear VOLUME Mode: Press the VOLUME button to display the Volume menu, then
press
/
buttons on the remote control to increase/decrease the loudness of the
sound.
After the desired volume is selected, press the VOLUME button again to exit the Volume
mode.
Set/Clear Mute Mode: Press the MUTE
button. The sound is silenced in this mode.
(remote control)
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Table 3: Basic Operation (Continued)
Item
Description
AUTO
Automatic Adjustment (for RGB input): Press the AUTO button. Horizontal Position (H.
POSITION), Vertical Position, (V. POSITION), Clock Phase (H. PHASE), and Horizontal Size
(H. SIZE), are automatically adjusted.
• Before using the AUTO feature, be sure to maximize the window of the application
displayed on-screen.
Automatic Adjustment (for Video Input): Press the AUTO button. A signal type
appropriate for the input signal is selected automatically. This is valid only when AUTO is set
for VIDEO on the menu.
• This operation requires approximately ten seconds. It may not function correctly with some
input signals.
(remote control)
BLANK ON/OFF
Set/ Clear Blank Mode: press the BLANK button. A blank screen (no image) is displayed in
this mode. Access the on-screen menu to set the screen color for blank mode.
(remote control)
MENU (*)
Display/Clear Menu: Press the MENU button.
(projector control panel
and remote control)
Select Menu: Press the
/
buttons to select the menu (MAIN, PICTURE-1, PICTURE-2,
INPUT, SCREEN, OPTION), and press the
control) to proceed.
Select Item: Press the
/
button or the ENTER button (on the remote
buttons to select the item you want to operate, and press the
button or the ENTER button (on the remote control) to proceed.
Select Menu Type (for adjustment with numerical value): After fixing the item, press the
button or ENTER button (on the remote control) to turn to the single type menu. To return
to the usual menu, press the
Operate: Press the
/
button or ESC button.
buttons according to the menu.
• The menu display is terminated automatically after approximately 10 seconds of inactivity.
SEARCH
(remote control)
ASPECT
(Aspect Ratio)
(remote control)
ESC (Escape)
Search Signal: Press the SEARCH button on the remote control to search for other signal
inputs with following command : When a signal is detected, the projector displays the
detected signal picture. If no signal is detected, it turns back to the initial signal input.
Example : If S-VIDEO was the last input used before powering off, then S-VIDEO will be the
selected input when the projector is powered back on.
RGB J VIDEO J S-VIDEO J COMPONENT VIDEO J(RGB)
Select Aspect (Ratio): Press the ASPECT button on the remote control to select the aspect
ratio.
For RGB Input or Hi-Vision 1125i/750p of COMPONENT VIDEO Input:
4:3 Q 16:9
For VIDEO Input, S-VIDEO Input or 525i/525p/625i/625p of COMPONENT VIDEO Input:
4:3 J16:9 JSMALL J(4:3)
Escape: Press the ESC button on the remote control to return to the previous menu from a
selected sub-menu.
(remote control)
ENTER
Escape: Press the ENTER button on the remote control activate the adjustment screen for a
selected menu option.
(remote control)
NOTE: Pressing the
11
button performs the same function.
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MAIN Menu
To access the MAIN Menu, press the MENU button on the remote control. This projector has 6
menus: MAIN, PICTURE-1, PICTURE-2, INPUT, SCREEN and OPTION. To select a menu use the
buttons, then press the
button or the ENTER button to select a menu item.
/
The MAIN Menu has seven (7) items as shown in the Table 4.
Please select the item you want to operate with the
buttons and
/
press the
button or the ENTER button to start operating. Then you
can operate corresponding to the following table.
Table 4: MAIN Menu
Item
Actions/Description
BRIGHT
(Brightness)
Lighter
Darker
Stronger
Weaker
CONTRAST
ASPECT
(Aspect Ratio)
Select Aspect Ratio
Select ASPECT from the MAIN menu and then do the following:
For RGB Input or Hi-Vision 1035i/1125i/750p of COMPONENT VIDEO Input , press the
button to select one of these options:
• 4:3
• 16:9
/
For VIDEO Input, S-VIDEO Input or 525i/525p/625i of COMPONENT VIDEO Input, press the
/
button to select one of these options:
• 4:3
• 16:9
• SMALL (The SMALL option may not work properly with some input signals.)
NOTE: You can also press the ASPECT button on the remote control to select the Aspect Ratio.
PICT. POSIT.
(Picture Position)
Select Picture Position (for 16:9/SMALL Picture)
Press the
/
button to select one of these options:
• TOP
• CENTER
• BOTTOM
GAMMA
Select Gamma Mode
Press the
/
button to select one of these options:
• NORMAL
• CINEMA
• DYNAMIC
MIRROR
Select Mirror Status:
Press the
•
•
•
•
/
button to select one of these options:
NORMAL
H:INVERT
(Horizontally Inverted image)
V:INVERT
(Vertically Inverted image)
H&V:INVERT (Horizontally and Vertically Inverted image)
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Table 4: MAIN Menu (Continued)
Item
Actions/Description
LANGUAGE
Select Menu Language:
Press the
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
/
button to select one of these langauge options:
ENGLISH
FRANÇAIS
DEUTSCH
ESPAÑOL
ITALIANO
NORSK
NEDERLANDS
[JAPANESE]
POTUGUÊS
[TRADITIONAL CHINESE]
[KOREAN]
PICTURE-1 Menu
The PICTURE-1 menu has 5 items as shown in Table 5.
Select the item you want to adjust with the
button or the ENTER button.
/
buttons and press the
Table 5: PICTURE-1Menu
Item
Actions/Description
COLOR BAL R
COLOR BAL B
SHARPNESS
COLOR
TINT
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Adjust Red Color Balance: Darker
Lighter
Adjust Blue Color Balance: Darker
Lighter
Adjust Sharpness (for VIDEO/S-VIDEO): Sharper
Softer
Adjust COLOR (for VIDEO/S-VIDEO/COMPONENT VIDEO): Darker
Adjust Tint (for VIDEO/S-VIDEO): More Green
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More Red
Lighter
PICTURE-2 Menu
The PICTURE-2 menu has 4 items as shown in Table 6.
Please select the item you want to operate with the
/ buttons and
press the
button or the ENTER button to start operating. Then you
can operate according to the following table.
Table 6: PICTURE-2 Menu
Item
V POSITION
H POSITION
H PHASE
Actions/Description
Adjust Vertical Position (for RGB): Up
Down
Adjust Horizontal Position (for RGB): Left
Right
Adjust Horizontal Phase (for RGB/COMPONENT VIDEO): Right
Left
• Adjust to eliminate flicker.
H SIZE
Adjust Horizontal Size (for RGB): Larger
Smaller
• If the horizontal size adjustment is excessive, the image may not be displayed correctly. In
such cases, please initialize the H SIZE with the RESET button.
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INPUT Menu
The INPUT menu has 4 items as shown in Table 7.
Select the item you want to adjust with the
button or the ENTER button.
/
buttons and press the
Remember, the starting of the item AUTO performs its function at the
same time.
Table 7: INPUT Menu
Item
Actions/Description
AUTO
Auto Adjust (for RGB): It adjusts automatically the H POSITION, V POSITION, H PHASE and
H SIZE. Use this function with the maximum size window of the application.
Auto Adjust (for VIDEO/S-VIDEO): It automatically selects the proper VIDEO mode for the
current input signal. This function is active only when the AUTO mode is selected at the item
VIDEO. Please refer to the description of the item VIDEO below.
• This function may not function correctly with the PAL60 signal or some other signals.
• This function requires approximately 10 seconds.
• For the COMPONENT VIDEO, the signal type is distinguished automatically though this
function is inactive. For HDTV signal, refer to the item HDTV below.
VIDEO
Select Mode of Signal Type (for VIDEO/S-VIDEO):
Press the
/
button to select one of these options:
• AUTO
• NTSC
• PAL
• SECAM
• NTSC 4.43
• M-PAL
• N-PAL
Selecting of the AUTO mode activates and performs the function of the item AUTO for VIDEO/SVIDEO. It selects automatically the proper one of the modes above.
Use this function when the image becomes unstable at VIDEO/S-VIDEO. (eg. The image
becomes irregular, or lacks color.)
• The operation of the AUTO mode may not function correctly with the PAL60 signal or some
other signals.
• The operation of the AUTO mode requires approximately 10 seconds.
• For the COMPONENT VIDEO, the signal type is distinguished automatically though this
function is inactive. For HDTV signal, refer to the item HDTV below.
HDTV
Select Mode of HDTV Signal Type:
1080i
1035i
• When the selected HDTV mode is incompatible with the input signal, the picture may be
incorrect.
SYNC ON G
On/Off SYNC ON G Mode:
TURN ON
TURN OFF
Selecting the TURN ON turns the SYNC ON G mode on. The SYNC ON G mode enables the
SYNC on G to be received.
• In the SYNC ON G mode, the picture may be incorrect with some signals. In such cases,
remove the signal connector so that no signal is received and turn the SYNC ON G off, and
then reconnect the signal.
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SCREEN Menu
The SCREEN menu has 2 items as shown in Table 8.
Please select the item you want to operate with the
/ buttons and
press the
button or the ENTER button to start operating. Then you
can operate according to the following table.
Table 8: SCREEN Menu
Item
Actions/Description
BLANK
Select Mode of Blank Screen:
Press the
/
button to select one of these options:
• Blue blank screen
• White blank screen
• Black blank screen
The Blank Screen is for the BLANK mode. Refer to the BLANK ON/OFF of the Table 3: Basic
Operation. The plain screen of the selected color is displayed as the Blank Screen. The Blank
Screen is displayed also as the Start Up Screen when the TURN OFF is selected at the item
START UP below.
START UP
On/Off START UP Screen:
TURN ON
TURN OFF
The START UP screen is fixed screen displays when no signal is detected. This screen is active
only when TURN ON option is selected from the START UP sub-menu.
When TURN OFF is selected, the Blue blank screen displays when is no signal is detected.
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OPTION Menu
The OPTION menu has 5 items as shown in the Table 9.
Please select the item you want to operate with the
/ buttons and
press the
button or the ENTER button to start operating. Then you
can operate according to the following table.
Table 9: OPTION Menu
Item
Actions/Description
VOLUME
Adjust Volume: Loud
Quiet
AUTO OFF
Adjust AUTO OFF Time:
• Long (MAX. 99 min.)
• Short (Min. 1 min.)
• (DISABLE: 0 min.)
The system automatically enters the standby mode when no signal is received for the set time.
When the DISABLE (0 min.) is selected this function is inactive.
WHISPER
Select WHISPER Mode:
NORMAL
WHISPER
The WHISPER mode is active when WHISPER is selected. In the WHISPER mode, acoustic
noise level from the unit is reduced and the brightness level on screen is lowered.
LAMP TIME
Refer to Lamp Time: The starting of this item displays the time that the projector lamp has been
used.
Reset Lamp Time [Use this function only when the lamp is replaced!] : Keep pressing the
RESET button for 3 seconds or more during the display of the lamp time. Then the menu for
reset will appear. When you have replaced the lamp, select the RESET on the menu with the
button.
• Do not reset the lamp time without replacing the lamp. Reset the lamp time always when
replacing the lamp. The message functions will not operate properly if the lamp time is not
reset correctly.
• Before replacing the lamp, carefully read the descriptions of "Lamp", "Lamp Life" and
"Replacing the Lamp".
FILTER TIME
Refer to Filter Time: The starting of this item displays the time that the air-filter has been used.
Reset Filter Time [Use this function only when the filter is replaced!] : Pres the RESET
button for 3 seconds or more during the display of the filter time. Then the menu for reseting the
filter time will display. When you have replaced the filter, select the RESET on the menu with the
button.
• Do not reset the filter time without replacing the filter. Reset the filter time always when
replacing the filter. The message functions will not operate properly if the filter time is not reset
correctly.
• Before replacing the air filter, carefully read the descriptions of "Air-Filter" and "Replacing the
Filter" on page 20.
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Maintenance
Lamp
To order a new lamp unit see page 26 for contact information and see Table 15 for part numbers. The
estimated lamp life is 2000 hours. Before replacing the lamp, turn the Power Switch OFF, remove
the power cord from the power outlet, and wait approximately 45 minutes until the lamp has cooled.
CAUTION: The lamp may explode if handled at high temperatures.
HIGH VOLTAGE
HIGH TEMPERATURE
HIGH PRESSURE
Lamp
WARNINGS
• Dispose of the used lamp according to local regulations.
• Since the lamp is made of glass, do not drop the unit and do not scratch
the glass.
• Do not reuse the old lamp. This could cause the lamp to explode.
• If it is probable that the lamp has exploded (you have heard an explosive
sound), disconnect the power plug from the power outlet and ask your
dealer to replace the lamp. The lamp is protected by a cover glass, but in
rare cases the reflector and the inside of the projector could be damaged
by broken or shattered glass. Broken pieces of glass could cause injury.
• Do not use the projector with the lamp’s front glass covering removed.
Figure 10: Lamp Diagram
Reflector
Front glass
Lamp Life
Projector lamps have a finite life. The image will become darker and hues will become weaker after
a lamp has been used for a long period of time.
Replace the lamp if the LAMP indicator is red or the “CHANGE THE LAMP” message appears
when the projector is switched on. See Table 10: "OSD Messages" on page 21 and Table
11: "Indicator Messages" on page 21.
NOTE: The LAMP indicator is also red when the lamp unit reaches high temperature. Before
replacing the lamp switch the POWER OFF, wait approximately 20 minutes, and switch the
POWER ON again. If the LAMP indicator is still red replace the lamp.
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Replacing the Lamp
When the indicator shows that there is zero (0) hours of lamp life remaining, the unit will
automatically shut off within 10 minutes. If you see this message you should replace the lamp.
However, you may replace the lamp anytime after the first warning message appears at
approximately 300 hours of remaining lamp life.
1 Switch the projector OFF, remove the power cord from the
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
power outlet, and wait at least 45 minutes for the unit to
cool.
Prepare a new lamp.
Check that the projector has cooled sufficiently, and gently
turn it upside down.
Loosen the two screws as shown in the diagram, and remove
the lamp cover.
Loosen the one screw, and gently remove the lamp while
holding the grips. Touching the inside of the lamp case may
result in uneven coloring.
Install the new lamp and tighten the one screw firmly. Make
sure that the lamp assembly is seated properly before
replacing the other screw.
Replace the lamp cover in position and tighten the two
screws firmly.
Gently turn the projector right-side up.
CAUTION
• Ensure that screws are tightened properly. Screws not tightened fully may
result in injury or accidents.
• Do not use the projector with the lamp cover removed.
Figure 11: Lamp Replacement
Resetting the Lamp Timer
After replacing the lamp, it is important that you reset the lamp timer. When the lamp has been
replaced after the "THE POWER WILL TURN OFF AFTER 0hr." message is displayed, complete
the following steps within 10 minutes of switching power ON. The power will be turned off
automatically after 10 minutes.
1 Switch POWER ON.
2 From the OPTION menu select LAMP TIME with the description of "Adjusting the Projected
Image".
3 Press the RESET button and hold for approximately 3 seconds. The DEFAULT and CANCEL
options will display.
4 Press the Up arrow button to select the DEFAULT. The remaining lamp life is now reset to 2000
hours.
IMPORTANT: Do not reset the lamp timer without replacing the lamp. The message functions will
not operate properly if the lamp timer is not reset correctly.
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Air-Filter
Cleaning the Air Filter
The air filter should be cleaned as described below at intervals of approximately 100 hours. When
the filter is used for approximately 100 hours, the message "CLEAN THE AIR FILTER" appears
when the projector is switched on.
1 Switch the projector power supply OFF, and remove the power cord from the power outlet.
2 Clean the air filter with a vacuum cleaner.
3 Reset the Filter Timer using the function of the FILTER TIME on the OPTION Menu. Please
refer to the description of the "FILTER TIME" on the Table 9: MAIN Menu.
Replacing the Air Filter
Replace the air filter if contamination cannot be removed, or if it is damaged. To order a new air
filter see page 26 for contact information.
1
2
3
4
Switch the projector power OFF, and remove the power cord from the power outlet.
Remove the filter cover and the filter.
Replace the new air-filter and the filter cover.
Reset the Filter Timer using the function of the FILTER TIME on the OPTION Menu. Refer to
the description of the "FILTER TIME" on Table 9: MAIN Menu.
CAUTION
•
•
•
•
Switch POWER OFF and remove the power cord from the power outlet before beginning maintenance work.
Replace the air filter if contamination cannot be removed, or if it is damaged.
Do not use the projector with the air filter removed.
When the air filter is clogged, the power supply is switched OFF automatically to prevent overheating.
Maintenance Inside the Equipment
For safety reasons, ensure that the equipment is cleaned and checked by the dealer once every two
years. Maintaining the equipment by yourself is dangerous.
Cleaning the Lens
Gently wipe the lens with lens cleaning paper. Do not touch the lens with your hands.
Cleaning the Cabinet and Remote Control
Gently wipe with a soft cloth. If dirt and stains are not easily removed, use a soft cloth dampened
with water, or water and a neutral detergent, and wipe dry with a soft, dry cloth.
CAUTION
•
•
•
•
•
Switch POWER OFF and remove the power cord from the power outlet before beginning maintenance work.
Make sure the lens is cool before cleaning.
Do not use detergents or chemicals other than those noted above. Do not use benzene or thinners.
Do not use chemical sprays.
Use a soft cloth or lens paper only.
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Troubleshooting
OSD Messages
The messages as described below may appear on the screen at POWER ON. Take the appropriate
measures when such messages appear.
Table 10: OSD Messages
Screen Message
Meaning or Action Required
CHANGE THE LAMP. AFTER
REPLACING LAMP, RESET THE LAMP
TIME. 1
The lamp will reach the end of its life in 300 hours. POWER is switched off
automatically when the lamp reaches the end of its life. prepare a new lamp
for installation.
Always reset the lamp timer after replacing the lamp.
CHANGE THE LAMP. AFTER
REPLACING LAMP, RESET THE LAMP
TIME. THE POWER WILL TURN OFF
AFTER ** HR. 1
The lamp will reach the end of its life in ** hours. POWER will be switched
OFF automatically in ** hours. Replace the lamp as shown in "Replacing
the Lamp" on page 19.
Always reset the lamp timer after replacing the lamp.
CHANGE THE LAMP. AFTER
REPLACING LAMP, RESET THE LAMP
TIME. THE POWER WILL TURN OFF
AFTER 0 HR.
The lamp has reached the end of its life. POWER will be switched OFF in a
few minutes.
Switch POWER OFF immediately and replace the lamp as shown in
"Replacing the Lamp" on page 19.
Always reset the lamp timer after replacing the lamp.
NO INPUT IS DETECTED
ON ***
No input signal found.
Check signal input connections and signal sources.
SYNC IS OUT OF RANGE ON ***
The horizontal or vertical frequency of the input signal is not within the
specified range.
Check the specifications of the equipment and the signal source.
CHECK THE AIR FLOW
The internal temperature has risen.
Switch POWER OFF, and wait 20 minutes until the equipment cools.
Check the following and switch POWER ON again.
• Are the ventilation openings blocked?
• Is the air filter dirty?
• Is the ambient temperature in excess of 95°F (35°C)?
1
This message is cleared automatically after approximately three minutes, and appears every time POWER is switched
ON.
Indicator Messages
The POWER indicator, LAMP indicator, and TEMP indicator are either lit, unlit or blinking as
explained in the table below.
Table 11: Indicator Messages
POWER LAMP
indicator indicator
TEMP
indicator
Meaning or Action Required
Lights orange Turns off
Turns off
The Standby mode has been set.
Blinks green
Turns off
Turns off
Warming up. Please wait.
Lights green
Turns off
Turns off
ON. Normal operation possible.
Blinks orange Turns off
Turns off
Cooling. Please wait.
Blinks red
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Cooling. Please wait.
The error is found. Take the appropriate measures when the POWER
indicator ceases blinking.
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Table 11: Indicator Messages (Continued)
POWER LAMP
indicator indicator
TEMP
indicator
Meaning or Action Required
Blinks/
Lights red
Lights red
Turns off
Lamp is not lit.
The interior of the equipment may be too hot. Switch POWER OFF,
wait 20 minutes until the equipment cools, and check whether the
ventilation openings are blocked, whether the air filter is dirty, or
whether the ambient temperature exceeds 95°F (35°C). And switch
POWER ON again.
Replace the lamp if the same problem occurs again.
Blinks/
Lights red
Blinks red
Turns off
Lamp or lamp cover is not found, or hasn’t been fitted in correctly.
Switch POWER OFF, and wait for 45 minutes until the equipment
cools. Check fitting of the lamp and lamp cover, and switch POWER
ON again.
Contact your dealer if the same problem occurs again.
Blinks/
Lights red
Turns off
Blinks red
The cooling fan is not operating.
Switch POWER OFF, and wait for 20 minutes until the equipment
cools. Check for foreign matter in the fan, and switch POWER ON
again.
Contact your dealer if the same problem occurs again.
Blinks/
Lights red
Turns off
Lights red
The interior of the equipment is too hot. See NOTE: (about
overheating) below.
Switch POWER OFF, and wait for 20 minutes until the equipment
cools. Check whether the ventilation openings are blocked., whether
the air filter is dirty, or whether the ambient temperature exceeds 95°F
(35°C). Then switch POWER ON again.
Contact your dealer if the same problem occurs again.
Lights green
Blinks red
alternately
with TEMP
indicator
Blinks red
alternately
with LAMP
indicator
The interior of the equipment is too cool.
Check whether the ambient temperature is below 32°F (0°C). Contact
your dealer if the same problem occurs when the ambient temperature
is 32°F ~ 95°F (0°C ~ 35°C).
Lights green
Blinks red
synchronizing
with TEMP
indicator
Blinks red
synchronizing
with LAMP
indicator
The air-filter has been used for 100 hours or more.
Clean the filter, then reset the filter timer.
NOTE: (about overheating) When the internal temperature rises too high, POWER to the unit switches OFF as a safety precaution;
the LED lamp indicator turns OFF. Set the POWER switch to [0] and wait 20 minutes until the equipment has cooled sufficiently
before continuing with operation.
Symptom
Before requesting repair, refer to the chart below. If the problem cannot be corrected, contact your
dealer.
Table 12: Symptom
Symptom
Possible cause
Remedy
Page
No power
The main POWER switch
is not turned on.
Turn on the main POWER switch.
page 9
The power cord is
disconnected.
Plug the power cord into an AC power outlet.
page 7
The Input is not correctly
set.
Use INPUT button on projector control pad or remote control
to select input source.
page 10
No signal input.
Connect correctly.
page 7,8
No video or
audio
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Table 12: Symptom (Continued)
Symptom
Possible cause
Remedy
Page
Video is
present but
no audio
The projector is not
correctly connected.
Connect correctly.
page 7
page 8
The volume is set to
minimum.
Press VOLUME
button on the remote control or display
the menu screen and adjust the volume.
Mute is turned on.
Audio is
present but
no video
Press the MUTE
button.
page 10
The projector is not
correctly connected.
Connect correctly.
page 7
page 8
The brightness is set to
minimum.
Select BRIGHT and CONTRAST with the MENU button and
press the
button.
page 12
Colors are
pale and color
matching is
poor
Color density and color
matching are not correctly
adjusted.
Go to PICTURE-1 menu and adjust color parameters.
page 13
Images are
dark
Brightness and contrast
are not correctly adjusted.
Go to MAIN menu and adjust COLOR and BRIGHTNESS.
Go to PICTURE-1 menu and adjust color parameters.
page 12
page 13
The lamp is nearing the
end of its service life.
Replace lamp.
page 19
Focus or H PHASE is out
of adjustment.
Adjust the focus or H PHASE.
Adjust focus with Focus Ring.
page 14
page 3
Images are
blurred
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Specifications
PJ500/PJ501 Technical Specifications
Table 13: PJ500/PJ501 Specifications
Item
Liquid crystal
panel
Specification
Panel Size
Pixels
0.7 inch P-Si TFT x3
800 horizontal x 600 vertical, 8 bit color, 16.7 Million colors
Lens
Manual Zoom F=2.0 - 2.3 f=17.7 -21.2 mm
Zoom 1.2 : 1, manual focus
Projection Distance
0.9 - 9.0 Meters
Display Size
30 - 300 inches
Keystone Correction
6:1 upward shift (fixed)
Lamp
150 W UHB (normal mode); 130 W UHB (whisper mode)
Speaker
1.0 W
Power Supply
AC 100 ~ 120V, 2.7A I AC220 - 240V,1.3A
Power consumption
240 W
Battery type
AA battery x2
Temperature range
0 ~ 35°C (Operating)
Size
11.4” (W) x 3.3” (H) x 8.3” (D) inches
Weight
5.4 lbs. (2.4 kg)
Horizontal Scan Frequency
31 - 91 KHz (PC mode)
15 KHz (video mode)
Vertical Scan Frequency
56 - 120 KHz (PC mode)
50 KHz (video mode)
Computer Compatibility
Computer
RGB IN
(RGB signal
input)
Plug & Play
AUDIO IN
PC compatible for VGA, SVGA, XGA, and SXGA.
Video: Analog 0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohm terminator (positive), HV. sync.: TTL level
(positive/negative), Composite sync.: TTL level, D-sub 15-pin shrink jack
Native resolution 1024 x 768
DDC 1/28 (VESA)
200m Vrms, 47 k ohms (max. 3.0Vp-p), Stereo mini jack
Video signal
input
VIDEO
(Composite)
1.0 Vp-p, 75 ohm terminator, RCA jack
NTSC, NTSC4.43, PAL (BGDHI), SECAM, PAL-M, PAL-N, PAL60
S-VIDEO
Brightness signal: 1.0 Vp-p, 75 ohm terminator, Color signal: 0.3 Vp-p
(burst signal), 75 ohm terminator, Mini DIN 4-pin jack
COMPONENT
VIDEO
480i, 575i, 1080i, 720i
Y
1.0 Vp-p, 75 ohm Terminator (Positive)
CB/CR
0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohm Terminator (Positive)
0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohm Terminator (Positive)
PB/PR
AUDIO
L
R
Control functions CONTROL
289 (W) x 83 (H) x 210 (D) mm
200 m Vrms, 47 k ohms (max. 3.0 Vp-p)
RCA jack
D-sub 15-pin shrink plug (RS232)
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PJ550/PJ551 Technical Specifications
Table 14: PJ550/PJ551 Specifications
Item
Specification
Liquid crystal
panel
Panel Size
Pixels
0.7 inch P-Si TFT with microlens
1024 horizontal x 768 vertical, 8 bit color, 16.7 Million colors
Lens
Manual Zoom F=2.0 - 2.3 f=17.7 -21.2 mm
Zoom 1.2 : 1, manual focus
Projection Distance
0.9 - 9.0 Meters
Display Size
30 - 300 inches
Keystone Correction
6:1 upward shift (fixed)
Lamp
150 W UHB (normal mode); 130 W UHB (whisper mode)
Speaker
1.0 W
Power Supply
AC 100 ~ 120V, 2.7A I AC220 - 240V,1.3A
Power consumption
240 W
Battery type
AA battery x2
Temperature range
0 ~ 35°C (Operating)
Size
11.4” (W) x 3.3” (H) x 8.3” (D) inches
Weight
5.4 lbs. (2.4 kg)
Horizontal Scan Frequency
31 - 91 KHz (PC mode)
15 KHz (video mode)
Vertical Scan Frequency
56 - 120 KHz (PC mode)
50 KHz (video mode)
Computer Compatibility
Computer
RGB IN
(RGB signal
input)
Plug & Play
AUDIO IN
PC compatible for VGA, SVGA, XGA, and SXGA.
Video: Analog 0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohm terminator (positive), HV. sync.: TTL level
(positive/negative), Composite sync.: TTL level, D-sub 15-pin shrink jack
Native resolution 1024 x 768
DDC 1/28 (VESA)
200m Vrms, 47 k ohms (max. 3.0Vp-p), Stereo mini jack
Video signal
input
VIDEO
(Composite)
1.0 Vp-p, 75 ohm terminator, RCA jack
NTSC, NTSC4.43, PAL (BGDHI), SECAM, PAL-M, PAL-N, PAL60
S-VIDEO
Brightness signal: 1.0 Vp-p, 75 ohm terminator, Color signal: 0.3 Vp-p
(burst signal), 75 ohm terminator, Mini DIN 4-pin jack
COMPONENT
VIDEO
480i, 575i, 1080i, 720i
Y
1.0 Vp-p, 75 ohm Terminator (Positive)
CB/CR
0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohm Terminator (Positive)
0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohm Terminator (Positive)
PB/PR
AUDIO
L
R
Control functions CONTROL
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200 m Vrms, 47 k ohms (max. 3.0 Vp-p)
RCA jack
D-sub 15-pin shrink plug (RS232)
ViewSonic PJ500/PJ550/PJ501/PJ551
289 (W) x 83 (H) x 210 (D) mm
Customer Support
For technical support or product service, see the table below or contact your reseller.
NOTE: You will need the product serial number.
Country/Region
Web site
T = Telephone
F = FAX
Email
United States
viewsonic.com/
support
T: (800) 688-6688
F: (909) 468-1202
service.us@
viewsonic.com
Canada
viewsonic.com/
support
T: (800) 688-6688
F: (909) 468-1202
United Kingdom
viewsoniceurope.com
T: 0800 833 648
F: (01293) 643910
service.eu@
viewsoniceurope.com
Europe, Middle East, Baltic
countries, and North Africa
viewsoniceurope.com
Contact your reseller
service.eu@
viewsoniceurope.com
Australia and New Zealand
viewsonic.com.au
T: +61 2 9929 3955
F: +61 2 9929 8393
service.au@
viewsonic.com
Singapore/India and
Southeast Asia
viewsonic.com.sg
T: 65 273 4018
F: 65 273 1566
service.sg@
viewsonic.com
Other Asia/Pacific countries
viewsonic.com.tw
T: 886 2 2246 3456
F: 886 2 8242 3668
service.ap@
viewsonic.com
South Africa
viewsonic.com/asia
T: 886 2 2246 3456
F: 886 2 8242 3668
service.ap@
viewsonic.com
service.ca@
viewsonic.com
Table 15: Optional Parts
Part
Ordering Specifications
Lamp Replacement
To order parts contact your
dealer or ViewSonic.
Air Filter Replacement
To order parts contact your dealer or ViewSonic.
Slot for Kensington lock
To order parts contact your dealer or ViewSonic.
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LIMITED WARRANTY
VIEWSONIC PROJECTOR
What the warranty covers:
ViewSonic® warrants its products to be free from defects in material and workmanship during the warranty period. If a
product proves to be defective in material or workmanship during the warranty period, ViewSonic will at its sole option
repair or replace the product with a like product. Replacement product or parts may include remanufactured or refurbished
parts or components.
How long the warranty is effective:
ViewSonic projectors are warranted for three (3) years for all parts excluding the lamp and three (3) years for all labor
from the date of the first consumer purchase. Projector lamps are warranted separately.
Who the warranty protects:
This warranty is valid only for the first consumer purchaser.
What the warranty does not cover:
1.
2.
Any product on which the serial number has been defaced, modified or removed.
Damage, deterioration or malfunction resulting from:
a. Accident, misuse, neglect, fire, water, lightning, or other acts of nature, unauthorized product modification, or failure to follow
instructions supplied with the product.
b. Repair or attempted repair by anyone not authorized by ViewSonic.
c. Any damage of the product due to shipment.
d. Removal or installation of the product.
e. Causes external to the product, such as electric power fluctuations or failure.
f. Use of supplies or parts not meeting ViewSonic’s specifications.
g. Normal wear and tear.
h. Any other cause which does not relate to a product defect.
3.
Removal, installation, and set-up service charges.
How to get service:
1.
2.
3.
4.
For information about receiving service under warranty, contact ViewSonic Customer Support. You will need to provide your
product’s serial number.
To obtain warranted service, you will be required to provide (a) the original dated sales slip, (b) your name, (c) your address, (d) a
description of the problem, and (e) the serial number of the product.
Take or ship the product freight prepaid in the original container to an authorized ViewSonic service center or ViewSonic.
For additional information or the name of the nearest ViewSonic service center, contact ViewSonic.
Limitation of implied warranties:
THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WHICH EXTEND BEYOND THE DESCRIPTION
CONTAINED HEREIN INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
Exclusion of damages:
VIEWSONIC’S LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE COST OF REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF THE PRODUCT.
VIEWSONIC SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR:
1.
2.
3.
DAMAGE TO OTHER PROPERTY CAUSED BY ANY DEFECTS IN THE PRODUCT, DAMAGES BASED UPON
INCONVENIENCE, LOSS OF USE OF THE PRODUCT, LOSS OF TIME, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS
OPPORTUNITY, LOSS OF GOODWILL, INTERFERENCE WITH BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS, OR OTHER COMMERCIAL LOSS,
EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
ANY OTHER DAMAGES, WHETHER INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHERWISE.
ANY CLAIM AGAINST THE CUSTOMER BY ANY OTHER PARTY.
Effect of state law:
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. Some
states do not allow limitations on implied warranties and/or do not allow the exclusion of incidental or consequential
damages, so the above limitations and exclusions may not apply to you.
Sales outside the U.S.A. and Canada:
For warranty information and service on ViewSonic products sold outside of the U.S.A. and Canada, contact ViewSonic
or your local ViewSonic dealer.
Projector Warranty (V3.0)
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Release Date: May 1, 2002
Appendix
Power Cord Safety Guidelines
Caution: Use a power cable that is properly grounded. Always use an AC power cord that meets your country’s safety
standard.
USA .............................. UL
Canada......................... CSA
Germany....................... VDE
Switzerland ...................SEV
Britain............................BASE/BS
Japan ............................Electric Appliance Control Act
AC PLUG CORD PRECAUTIONS FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM
FOR YOUR SAFETY PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TEXT CAREFULLY.
IF THE FITTED MOULDED PLUG IS UNSUITABLE FOR THE SOCKET OUTLET THEN THE PLUG
SHOULD BE CUT OFF AND DISPOSED OF SAFELY.
THERE IS A DANGER OF SEVERE ELECTRICAL SHOCK IF THE CUT OFF PLUG IS INSERTED INTO AN
APPROPRIATE SOCKET.
If a new plug is to be fitted, please observe the wiring code as shown below.
If in any doubt, please consult a qualified electrician.
WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED.
IMPORTANT: The wires in this mains lead are coloured in accordance with the following code:
Green-and-Yellow: Earth
Blue:
Neutral
Brown:
Live
If the coloured wires of the mains lead of this appliance do not correspond with the coloured markings
identifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as follows:
The wire which is coloured GREEN-AND-YELLOW must be connected to the terminal in the plug which is
marked by the letter E or by the Earth symbol or coloured GREEN or GREEN-AND-YELLOW.
The wire which is coloured BLUE must be connected to the terminal in the plug which is marked with the letter
N or coloured BLACK. The wire which is coloured BROWN must be connected to the terminal in the plug
which is marked with the letter L or coloured RED.
IMPORTANT NOTICE CONCERNING POWER CORD SELECTION
The power cord set for this unit has been enclosed and has been selected according to the country of
destination and must be used to prevent electric shock. Use the following guidelines if it is necessary to
replace the original cord set, or if the cord set is not enclosed.
The female receptacle of the cord set must meet CEE-22 requirements and may look like (Figure A1 below):
Figure 1
For the United States and Canada
In the United States and Canada the male plug is a NEMA5-15 style (Figure A2), UL Listed, and CSA
Labeled. For units which are mounted on a desk or table, type SVT or SJT cord sets may be used. For units
which sit on the floor, only SJT type cord sets may be used. The cord set must be selected according to the
current rating for your unit. Please consult the table below for the selection criteria for power cords used in the
United States and Canada.
Figure 2
Cord Type
Size of Conductors in Cord
Maximum Current Rating of Unit
SJT
18 AWG
16 AWG
14 AWG
10 Amps
12 Amps
12 Amps
SVT
18 AWG
17 AWG
10 Amps
12 Amps
For European Countries
In Europe you must use a cord set which is appropriate for the receptacles in your country. The cord set is
HAR-Certified, and a special mark that will appear on the outer sheath, or on the insulation of one of the inner
conductors.
If you have any questions concerning which proper power cord to use, please consult with the dealer from
whom you have purchased the product.
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Compliance Information for U.S.A.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to
part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency
energy, and if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to
radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be
determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by
one or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
FCC Warning
To assure continued FCC compliance, the user must use grounded power supply cord and the provided
shielded video interface cable with bonded ferrite cores. If a BNC cable is going to be used, use only a
shielded BNC(5) cable. Also, any unauthorized changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate this device.
Instructions to Users
This equipment complies with the requirements of FCC (Federal Communication Commission) equipment provided that
the following condition is met. Use the cables which are included with the projector or specified.
Compliance Information for Canada
Notice: This class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
AVIS: Cet appeil numerique de la Classe B conforme a la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
Compliance Information for European Countries
CE Conformity
The device complies with the requirements of the EEC directive 89/336/EEC as amended by 92/
31/EEC and 93/68/EEC Art.5 with regard to “Electromagnetic compatibility,” and 73/23/EEC as
amended by 93/68/EEC Art.13 with regard to “Safety.”
User Information for all Countries
NOTICE: Use the cables which are included with the projector or specified.
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