Connecting. Panasonic PT-FRQ60BU7, PT-FRQ60WU7

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Chapter 2   Getting Started — Connecting

Connecting

Before connecting

f Before connecting, carefully read the operating instructions for the external device to be connected.

f Turn off the power of all devices before connecting cables.

f

Observe the following when connecting cables. Failure to do so may result in malfunctions.

g

When connecting a cable to a device connected to the projector or the projector itself, touch any nearby metallic objects to eliminate static electricity from your body before performing work.

g

Do not use unnecessarily long cables to connect a device to the projector or to the projector body. The longer the cable, the more susceptible to noise it becomes. Since using a cable while it is wound makes it act like an antenna, it is more susceptible to noise.

g

When connecting cables, connect GND first, then insert the connecting terminal of the connecting device in a straight manner.

f

Acquire any connection cable necessary to connect the external device to the system that is neither supplied with the device nor available as an option.

f

If image signals from video equipment contain too much jitter, the images on the screen may wobble. In this case, a time base corrector (TBC) must be connected.

f If synchronization signals output from computers or video equipment are disrupted due to changes in the video output setting or other reasons, colors of projected images may be temporarily disrupted.

f Some computer models or graphics cards are not compatible with the projector.

f

Connect using an extension device, etc., when installing the projector away from the video equipment. The projector may not display the image properly when it is connected directly using a long cable.

f

For details of the types of image signals that can be used with the projector, refer to “List of compatible signals”

( x

page 215).

Connecting example: AV equipment

DVD player

D-sub / component conversion cable

Blu-ray disc player

Audio device

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Note f

Switching of the setting in the [DISPLAY OPTION] menu → [HDMI1 IN] / [HDMI2 IN] → [EDID SELECT] may be required depending on the connected external device when HDMI signal is input.

f

For the HDMI cable, use an HDMI High Speed cable that conforms to the HDMI standards. However, when the following 4K image signal exceeding the supported transmission speed of the HDMI High Speed cable is to be input, use the HDMI cable supporting the high speed transmission of 18 Gbps such as the one with Premium HDMI cable authentication.

g

An image signal with high specification color depth and gradation such as 3840 x 2160/60p 4:2:2/36-bit or 3840 x 2160/60p 4:4:4/24-bit

Images may be disrupted or may not be projected when an image signal exceeding the supported transmission speed of the HDMI cable is input.

f

The <HDMI IN 1>/<HDMI IN 2> terminals can be connected to an external device with the DVI-D terminal by using an HDMI/DVI conversion cable. However, this may not function properly for some external devices, and image may not be projected.

Connecting example: Computers

Computer

Computer

Control computer

Control computer

Attention f

When connecting the projector to a computer or an external device, use the power cord supplied with each device and commercially available shielded cables.

Note f

Switching of the setting in the [DISPLAY OPTION] menu → [HDMI1 IN] / [HDMI2 IN] → [EDID SELECT] may be required depending on the connected external device when HDMI signal is input.

f

For the HDMI cable, use an HDMI High Speed cable that conforms to the HDMI standards. However, when the following 4K image signal exceeding the supported transmission speed of the HDMI High Speed cable is to be input, use the HDMI cable supporting the high speed transmission of 18 Gbps such as the one with Premium HDMI cable authentication.

g

An image signal with high specification color depth and gradation such as 3840 x 2160/60p 4:2:2/36-bit or 3840 x 2160/60p 4:4:4/24-bit

Images may be disrupted or may not be projected when an image signal exceeding the supported transmission speed of the HDMI cable is input.

f

The <HDMI IN 1>/<HDMI IN 2> terminals can be connected to an external device with the DVI-D terminal by using an HDMI/DVI conversion cable. However, this may not function properly for some external devices, and image may not be projected.

f

If you operate the projector using the computer with the resume feature (last memory), you may have to reset the resume feature to operate the projector.

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Connecting example using DIGITAL LINK

Twisted-pair-cable transmitter based on the communication standard HDBaseT TM such as the optional DIGITAL

LINK output supported device (Model No.: ET-YFB100G, ET-YFB200G) uses the twisted pair cable to transmit input images, audio, Ethernet, and serial control signal, and the projector can input such digital signal to the

<DIGITAL LINK/LAN> terminal.

Computer

Computer cable

(commercially available)

Projector connecting terminals Example of twisted-paircable transmitter

HDMI cable

(commercially available)

Switching hub

Control computer *1

VCR

(with built-in TBC)

Blu-ray disc player

*1 Control target is the projector or the twisted-pair-cable transmitter. The control itself may not be possible depending on the twisted-pair-cable transmitter. Check the operating instructions of the device to be connected.

Attention f

Always use one of the following when connecting a VCR.

g

A VCR with built-in time base corrector (TBC) g

A time base corrector (TBC) between the projector and the VCR f

If nonstandard burst signals are connected, the image may be distorted. In such case, connect the time base corrector (TBC) between the projector and the external devices.

f

Ask a qualified technician or your dealer to install the cable wiring between the twisted-pair-cable transmitter and the projector. Image may be disrupted if cable transmission characteristics cannot be obtained due to inadequate installation.

f

For the LAN cable between the twisted-pair-cable transmitter and the projector, use a cable that meets the following criteria: g

Conforming to CAT5e or higher standards g

Shielded type (including connectors) g

Straight-through g

Single wire g

Diameter of the cable core is same or larger than AWG24 (AWG24, AWG23, etc.) f

When laying cables between the twisted-pair-cable transmitter and the projector, confirm that cable characteristics are compatible with

CAT5e or higher using tools such as a cable tester or cable analyzer.

When a relay connector is used, include it in the measurement.

f

Do not use a switching hub between the twisted-pair-cable transmitter and the projector.

f

When connecting to the projector using a twisted-pair-cable transmitter (receiver) of other manufacturers, do not place another twisted-paircable transmitter between the twisted-pair-cable transmitter of other manufacturers and the projector. This may cause image to be disrupted.

f

To transmit the Ethernet and serial control signals using the <DIGITAL LINK/LAN> terminal, set the [NETWORK] menu → [ETHERNET

TYPE] to [DIGITAL LINK] or [LAN & DIGITAL LINK].

f

To transmit the Ethernet signal using the <LAN> terminal, set the [NETWORK] menu → [ETHERNET TYPE] to [LAN] or [LAN & DIGITAL

LINK].

f

The <DIGITAL LINK/LAN> terminal and the <LAN> terminal are connected inside of the projector when the [NETWORK] menu → [ETHERNET

TYPE] is set to [LAN & DIGITAL LINK]. Do not directly connect the <DIGITAL LINK/LAN> terminal and the <LAN> terminal using a LAN f

Do not pull cables forcefully. Also, do not bend or fold cables unnecessarily.

f cable. Construct the system so that it is not connected to the same network via the peripherals such as the switching hub or the twisted-paircable transmitter.

To reduce the effects of noise as much as possible, stretch out the cables between the twisted-pair-cable transmitter and the projector f

Lay the cables between the twisted-pair-cable transmitter and the projector away from other cables, particularly power cables.

f without any loops.

When laying multiple cables, run them side by side along the shortest distance possible without bundling them together.

f

After laying the cables, go to the [NETWORK] menu → [DIGITAL LINK] → [DIGITAL LINK STATUS] and confirm that the value of [SIGNAL

QUALITY] is displayed in green which indicates normal quality. ( x

page 137)

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Note f

Switching of the setting in the [DISPLAY OPTION] menu → [DIGITAL LINK IN] → [EDID SELECT] may be required depending on the connected external device when DIGITAL LINK signal is input.

f

For the HDMI cable, use an HDMI High Speed cable that conforms to the HDMI standards. If a cable that does not conform to the HDMI standards is used, images may be interrupted or may not be projected.

f

The optional Digital Interface Box (Model No.: ET-YFB100G) and the optional DIGITAL LINK Switcher (Model No.: ET-YFB200G) do not support the input and output of the 4K image signal.

f

The maximum transmission distance between the twisted-pair-cable transmitter and the projector is 100 m (328'1") for the signal with resolution of 1 920 x 1 200 dots or less. For the signal with the resolution exceeding 1 920 x 1 200 dots, the maximum transmission distance will be 50 m (164'1"). It is possible to transmit up to 150 m (492'2") if the twisted-pair-cable transmitter supports the long-reach communication method. However, the signal that the projector can receive is only up to 1080/60p (1 920 x 1 080 dots, dot clock frequency

148.5 MHz) for the long-reach communication method. If this distance is exceeded, image may be disrupted or a malfunction may occur in LAN communication. Please note that Panasonic Connect Co., Ltd. does not support the use of the projector outside the maximum transmission distance. When connecting with the long reach, image signal or distance that can be transmitted may be restricted, depending on the specification of the twisted-pair-cable transmitter.

f

For twisted-pair-cable transmitters of other manufacturers of which the operation has been verified with the projector, visit the website (https:// panasonic.net/cns/projector/). Note that the verification for devices of other manufacturers has been made for the items set by Panasonic

Connect Co., Ltd., and not all the operations have been verified. For operation or performance problems caused by the devices of other manufacturers, contact the respective manufacturers.

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Chapter 3 Basic Operations

This chapter describes basic operations to start with.

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