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Progressive Wide Plasma Display
High Deﬁ nition Plasma Display
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Please read these instructions before operating your set and retain them for future reference.
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 also, and note down 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://w
Important Safety Notice WARNING 1) To prevent damage which may result in ﬁ re or shock hazard, do not expose this appliance to dripping or splashing. Do not place containers with water (ﬂ ower vase, cups, cosmetics, etc.) above the set. (including on shelves above, etc.) No naked ﬂ ame sources, such as lighted candles, should be placed on / above the set. 2) To prevent electric shock, do not remove cover. No user serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing to qualiﬁ ed service personnel. 3)
Safety Precautions WARNING Setup 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 Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.) • Speakers .............................................................. TY-SP37P8W-K (TH-37PWD8WK), TY-SP37P8W-S (TH-37PWD8WS), TY-SP42P8W-K (TH-42PWD8WK, TH-42PHD8WK
Safety Precautions When using the Plasma Display The Plasma Display is designed to operate on 220 - 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz. Do not cover the ventilation holes. • Doing so may cause the Plasma Display to overheat, which can cause ﬁ re or damage to the Plasma Display. Do not stick any foreign objects into the Plasma Display. • Do not insert any metal or ﬂ ammable objects into the ventilations holes or drop them onto the Plasma Display, as doing so can cause ﬁ re or electric shock. Do not remove the
Safety Precautions CAUTION When using the Plasma Display Do not bring your hands, face or objects close to the ventilation holes of the Plasma Display. • Heated air comes out from the ventilation holes at the top of Plasma Display will be hot. Do not bring your hands or face, or objects which cannot withstand heat, close to this port, otherwise burns or deformation could result. Be sure to disconnect all cables before moving the Plasma Display. • If the Plasma Display is moved while some
Accessories Accessories Supply Check that you have the accessories and items shown Operating Instruction book Remote Control Transmitter Batteries for the Remote EUR7636070R Control Transmitter (2 × R6 (UM3) Size) Power supply cord Fixing bands × 2 Remote Control Batteries Requires two R6 batteries. 2. Install the batteries as shown in the 3. Replace the cover and slide in 1. Turn the transmitter face down. battery compartment. (Polarity + or reverse until the lock snaps. Press and slide off t
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. (Example: TH-42PWD8WK) Speakers (Optional accessories) 1 2 1 SPEAKERS Terminals (L) SPEAKERS AC cord connection 2 Terminals (R) (see page 12) – AC cord ﬁ xing 1. Open the clamper. 2. Insert the AC cord 3. Slide up the clamper 4. Insert the point of the and close the clamper and ﬁ x the AC cord ﬁ xed clamper into the sec
Connections PC Input Terminals connection COMPUTER AUDIO PC IN TH-42PWD8 Conversion adapter (if necessary) Mini D-sub 15p RGB PC cable Audio Stereo plug Connect a cable which matches the audio output terminal on the computer. Notes: • Due to space limitations, occasionally you may have trouble connecting Mini D-sub 15P cable with ferrite core to PC input Terminal. • Computer signals which can be input are those with a horizontal scanning frequency of 15 to 110 kHz and vertical scanning freque
Connections SERIAL Terminals connection The SERIAL terminal is used when the Plasma Display is controlled by a computer. COMPUTER 6 7 8 9 14 2 3 5 SERIAL RS-232C Straight cable Pin layout for RS-232C D-sub 9p Notes: • Use the RS-232C 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 with this set. The SERIAL terminal conforms to the RS-232C interface speciﬁ cation, so that the Plasma D
Connections AV connection Example of input signal source RL AUDIO VIDEO IN VIDEO OUT IN S VIDEO IN AV S VIDEO VCR PC IN SLOT1 SLOT2 SLOT3 CAMCORDER MONITOR VIDEO IN VCR RL S VIDEO VIDEO OUT OUT AUDIO OUT Note: Additional equipment, cables and adapter plugs shown are not supplied with this set. 11
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 8) Connecting the plug to the Wall Outlet Note: Main plug types vary between countries. The power plug shown at right may, therefore, not be the type ﬁ tted to your set. TH-42PWD8 INPUT MENU -/ VOL +/ ENTER/ Power Indicator Press the Power switch on the Plasma Display to turn the set on: Power-On. TH-42PWD8 Remote Control Power Indicator: Green Se
Initial selections Selecting the input signal Select the input signals to be connected by installing the optional Terminal Boards. 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: • TH-37PWD8WK/S INPUT1 INPUT2 PC IN • TH-42PWD8WK/S, TH-42PHD8WK/S, TH-50PHD8WK/S INPUT1 INPUT2 INPUT3 PC IN Notes: TH-42PWD8 INPUT MENU -/ VOL +/ ENTER/ • Selecting is also possible by pressing the INPUT button
Basic Controls Remote control sensor Volume Adjustment Volume Up “+” Down “–” When the menu screen is displayed: “+”: press to move the cursor up TH-42PWD8 “–”: press to move the cursor down (see page 16) INPUT MENU -/ VOL +/ ENTER/ Enter / Aspect button (see page 16, 18) MENU Screen ON / OFF Main Power On / Off Switch Each time the MENU button is pressed, the menu screen will switch. (see page 16) Power Indicator The Power Indicator will light. Normal Viewing Picture Setup • Power-OFF ...
Basic Controls Standby (ON / OFF) button The Plasma Display must ﬁ rst be plugged into the wall outlet and turned on at the power switch (see page 12). Press ON to turn the Plasma Display On, from Standby mode. Press OFF to turn the Plasma Display Off to Standby mode. R button (see page 17) Press the R button to return to previous menu screen. POSITION buttons Status button Press the “Status” button to display the current system status. ACTION button PC 1 Press to make 4:3 2 selections. SOUND
On-Screen Menu Displays To Picture adjust menu The MENU button on the unit can also (see page 22) 1 Press to select. be pressed. Picture 1/2 Normalise Normal Picture Mode Normal INPUT MENU -/ VOL +/ ENTER/ Contrast 25 0 Brightness 0 Colour [ from the unit ] Tint 0 Each time the MENU button is pressed, Sharpness 3 the menu screen will switch. Normal Viewing Picture Setup INPUT MENU -/ VOL +/ ENTER/ Picture 2/2 Sound Pos. /Size White balance Normal 1 2 Off Colour Management On Advanced settin
On-Screen Menu Displays [ from the unit ] 2 Press to access each adjust screen. INPUT MENU -/ VOL +/ ENTER/ Press the R button to return to previous menu screen. Press to return to next menu screen. To Signal screen for AV To Signal screen for To Signal screen for RGB To Signal screen for DVI (S Video) (see page 35, 36) Component (see page 36) (see page 36, 37) (see page 36, 37) Signal [ AV ] Signal [ Component ] Signal [ RGB ] Signal [ Digital ] 3D Y/C Filter (NTSC) On Cinema reality Off
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: 4 : 3 Zoom 16 : 9 [from the unit] Panasonic Auto Just The aspect mode changes each time the ENTER button is INPUT MENU -/ VOL +/ ENTER/ pressed. [During MULTI PIP Operations] 4 : 3 16 : 9 • Picture and Picture, Picture in Picture : • Others : Aspect switching is not possible. Notes: • For PC s
Adjusting Pos. / Size 1 Press to display the Pos. /Size menu. Press to select H-Pos / H-Size / V-Pos / V-Size / 2 Clock Phase. Press to adjust Pos. / Size. 3 During “AV(S Video)”, “Component” and “DVI” input signal. Pos. /Size 4 Press to exit from adjust mode. Normal Normalise H-Pos H-Size Notes: V-Pos V-Size • Adjustment details are memorized separately for different input signal formats (Adjustments for component signals are memorized for 525 (480) / 60i · During “RGB / PC” input signal. 6
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 MULTI MULTI MULTI PIP PIP PIP Normal B AB A A Viewing B SWAP SWAP SWAP Press to swap main A B B BA picture and sub picture. A [Example] Main picture label is bright Sub picture label is bright SELECT PC1 PC1 VIDEO2 VIDEO2 Press to sel
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