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High Deﬁ nition Plasma Display
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CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN WARNING: To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not remove cover or back. No user-serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing to qualiﬁ ed service personnel. The lightning flash with The exclamation point within arrow-head within a triangle a triangle is intended to is in tend ed to tell the user tell the user that important that parts inside the product operating and servicing are a risk of electric shock instructions are in the papers to per sons
Important Safety Instructions 1) Read these instructions. 2) Keep these instructions. 3) Heed all warnings. 4) Follow all instructions. 5) Do not use this apparatus near water. 6) Clean only with dry cloth. 7) Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. 8) Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including ampliﬁ ers) that produce heat. 9) Do not defeat the safety purpose o
Dear Panasonic Customer Welcome to the Panasonic family of customers. We hope that you will have many years of enjoyment from your new Plasma Display. To obtain maximum benefit from your set, please read these Instructions before making any adjustments, and retain them for future reference. Retain your purchase receipt as well, and record the model number and serial number of your set in the space provided on the rear cover of these instructions. Visit our Panasonic Web Site http://p
FCC STATEMENT 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 tha
Safety Precautions CAUTION This Plasma Display is for use only with the following optional accessories. Use with any other type of optional accessories may cause instability which could result in the possibility of injury. (All of the following accessories are manufactured by Panasonic Corporation.) • Speakers .................................................. TY-SP42P8W-K (for TH-42PD12U), TY-SP50P8W-K (for TH-50PD12U), • Pedestal ................................................... TY-S
Safety Precautions / Maintenance WARNING Securely insert the power cord plug as far as it will go. Setup • If the plug is not fully inserted, heat may be generated Do not place the Plasma Display on sloped or unstable which could cause ﬁ re. If the plug is damaged or the surfaces. wall socket plate is loose, they should not be used. • The Plasma Display may fall off or tip over. Do not place any objects on top of the Plasma Display. Do not handle the power cord plug with wet hands. • If wa
Accessories Accessories Supplied Check that you have the Accessories and items shown Operating CD-ROM Remote Control Batteries for the Instruction book (Operating instructions) Transmitter Remote Control N2QAYB000432 Transmitter (2 × AA Size) Fixing band × 1 AC cord Remote Control Batteries Requires two AA batteries. 1. Pull and hold the hook, then 2. Insert batteries - note correct 3. Replace the cover. open the battery cover. polarity ( + and -). “AA” size - + + - Helpful Hint: For frequen
Connections When connecting the speakers, be sure to use only the optional accessory speakers. Refer to the speaker’s Installation Manual for details on speaker installation. Speakers (Optional accessories) 1 2 1 AC cord connection 2 (see page 13) Speaker terminal (R, L) – AC cord ﬁ xing Unplug the AC cord Close 1 Push until the hook Unplug the AC clicks. cord pressing 1 Plug the AC cord into the two knobs. the display unit. Open Plug the AC cord until it clicks. 2. Pull off. 2 Note: 2
Connections PC Input Terminals connection (Female) COMPUTER Conversion adapter (if necessary) Mini D-sub 15p RGB PC cable (Male) Audio Stereo plug Connect a cable which matches the audio output terminal on the computer. Notes: • Computer signals which can be input are those with a horizontal scanning frequency of 15 to 110 kHz and vertical scanning frequency of 48 to 120 Hz. (However, the image will not be displayed properly if the signals exceed 1,200 lines.) • The display resolution is a max
Connections SERIAL Terminals connection The SERIAL terminal is used when the Plasma Display is controlled by a computer. (Male) COMPUTER 13 2 45 67 8 9 RS-232C Straight cable Pin layout for SERIAL Terminal (Female) D-sub 9p Notes: • Use the RS-232C straight cable to connect the computer to the Plasma Display. • The computer shown is for example purposes only. • Additional equipment and cables shown are not supplied Signal names for D-sub 9P connector with this set. Details Pin No. The SERIAL
Connections AV connection RCA-BNC RCA-BNC adapter adapter plug plug A B A B Y PB PR OUT VIDEO R L R L R L S VIDEO OUT AUDIO OUT AUDIO OUT R G B OUT AUDIO OUT OUT DVD player VCR DVD player Computer RGB Camcorder Notes: • Additional equipment, cables and adapter plugs shown are not supplied with this set. • Change the “COMPONENT/RGB-IN SELECT” setting in the “SET UP” menu to “COMPONENT” (when COMPONENT signal connection) or “RGB” (when RGB signal connection). (see page 35) • SYNC ON G signal
Power ON / OFF Connecting the AC cord plug to the Plasma Display. Fix the AC cord plug securely to the Plasma Display with the clamper. (see page 9) Connecting the plug to the Wall Outlet. Note: When disconnecting the AC cord, be absolutely sure to INPUT MENU -/ VOL +/ ENTER/ disconnect the AC cord plug at the socket outlet ﬁ rst. Power Indicator Press the Power switch on the Plasma Display to turn the set on: Power-On. Power Indicator: Green Remote Control Sensor Press the button on the r
Power ON / OFF When ﬁ rst switching on the unit Following screen will be displayed when the unit is turned on for the ﬁ rst time. Select the items with the remote control. Unit buttons are invalid. OSD LANGUAGE English (UK) OSD LANGUAGE Deutsch Français 1 Select the language. Italiano Español 2 Set. ENGLISH (US) Русский DISPLAY ORIENTATION SELECT SET 1 For vertical installation, select “PORTRAIT”. DISPLAY ORIENTATION 2 Set. LANDSCAPE PORTRAIT Notes: • Once the items are set, the screens won't
Selecting the input signal Press to select the input signal to be played back from the equipment which has been connected to the Plasma Display. Input signals will change as follows: VIDEO S-VIDEO COMPONENT PC VIDEO: Video input terminal in INPUT1. S-VIDEO: S Video input terminal in INPUT2. COMPONENT: Component or RGB input terminal in INPUT3. PC: PC input terminal in INPUT4. Notes: • Selecting is also possible by pressing the INPUT button on the unit. • The sound set with “AUDIO INPUT SELECT”
Basic Controls Main Unit Remote control sensor Volume Adjustment Volume Up “+” Down “–” When the menu screen is displayed: “+” : press to move the cursor up “–” : press to move the cursor down (see page 21) Enter / Aspect button (see page 18, 21) INPUT MENU -/ VOL +/ ENTER/ Main Power On / Off Switch MENU Screen ON / OFF Each time the MENU button is pressed, the menu screen Power Indicator will switch. (see page 21) The Power Indicator will light. Normal Viewing PICTURE SET UP • Power-OFF .
Basic Controls Remote Control Transmitter OFF TIMER button The Plasma Display can be preset to switch to stand- ACTION button by after a ﬁ xed period. The setting changes to 30 Press to make selections. minutes, 60 minutes, 90 minutes and 0 minutes (off timer cancelled) each time the button is pressed. ASPECT button Press to adjust the aspect. 30 60 90 (see page 18) 0 Standby (ON / OFF) button When three minutes remain, “OFF TIMER 3” will ﬂ ash. The Plasma Display must ﬁ rst be plugged The o
ASPECT Controls The Plasma Display will allow you to enjoy viewing the picture at its maximum size, including wide screen cinema format picture. Press repeatedly to move through the aspect options: For details about the aspect mode, please see “List of Aspect Modes” (page 45). For VIDEO (S VIDEO) signal input: 4:3 ZOOM [from the unit] JUST FULL The aspect mode changes each time the ENTER button is pressed. INPUT MENU -/ VOL +/ ENTER/ For PC signal input: For SD signal input (525 (480) / 60i •
MULTI PIP Press repeatedly. Each time pressing this button main picture and sub picture will be displayed as follows below. [Picture and Picture] [Picture out Picture] [Picture in Picture] Main picture Sub picture Main picture Sub picture Main picture Sub picture Normal B A B A A Viewing B Press to swap main picture and sub picture. A B B A B A Press to select the input mode. [Example] Main picture label is bright Sub picture label is bright Under main Picture and sub picture display, se
Digital Zoom This displays an enlargement of the designated part of the displayed image. Display the operation guide. 1 EXIT Press to access Digital Zoom. The operation guide will be displayed. 1 During Digital Zoom, only the following buttons can be operated. [Remote control] OFF TIMER button [Unit] INPUT MENU -/ VOL +/ ENTER/ VOL button MUTE button VOL button POSITION / ACTION button Select the area of the image to be enlarged. 2 Press on the enlargement location to select. The cursor will mo
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