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Wide Plasma Display
Model No. TH-42PWD3
INPUT — VOL +
R - STANDBY
G POWER ON
Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read these instructions completely. Please keep this
manual for future reference.
R - STANDBY
G POWER ON
INPUT — VOL +
Dear Panasonic Customer Welcome to the Panasonic family of customers. We hope that you will have many years of enjoyment from your new Wide 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. Please confirm the model number of your Wide
Table of Contents Warnings and Precautions .........................................4 Adjusting Picture Pos./Size .....................................22 Accessories .................................................................7 Sound Adjustment ....................................................24 Accessories Supply ....................................................7 Mute .........................................................................24 Optional Accessories ....................
Warnings and Precautions WARNING: To prevent damage which may result in fire or shock hazard, do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture. WARNING: 1) To prevent electric shock, do not remove cover. No user serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel. 2) Do not remove the earthing pin on the power plug. This apparatus is equipped with a three pin earthing-type power plug. This plug will only fit an earthing-type power outlet. This is a safety feature. If you are
Warnings and Precautions WARNING Setup This Wide 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-SP42PM3W (for Model No. TH-42PW3) • ...............................................................
Warnings and Precautions If problems occur during use If a problem occurs (such as no picture or no sound), or if smoke or an abnormal odour starts to come out from the Wide Plasma Display, immediately unplug the power cord plug from the wall outlet. If you continue to use the Wide Plasma Display in this condition, fire or electric shock could result. After • checking that the smoke has stopped, contact your local Panasonic dealer so that the necessary repairs can be made. Repairing the Wide Pl
Accessories Accessories Supply Check that you have the accessories and items shown Operating Instruction book Remote Control Transmitter Batteries for the Remote EUR646525 Control Transmitter (2 × R6 Size) INPUT SURROUND VOL NR PICTURE SOUND SET UP PICTURE POS. /SIZE ASPECT PC OFF TIMER PLASMA DISPLAY Guarantee Card RCA-BNC adapter plug (for Model No. TH-42PW3 only) (for Model No. TH-42PW3 only) Optional Accessories • Speakers • Pedestal • Wall stand • Mobile stand TY-SP42PM3W (for Model No. TH-
Remote Control Batteries Requires two R6 batteries. 1. Turn the transmitter face down. 2. Install the batteries as shown in 3. Replace the cover and slide in Press and slide off the battery the battery compartment. reverse until the lock snaps. cover. (Polarity + or – must match the markings in the compartment). Two "R6" size Helpful Hint: For frequent remote control users, replace old batteries with Alkaline batteries for longer life. Precaution on battery use Incorrect installation can cause
Basic Controls INPUT — VOL + R - STANDBY G POWER ON TH-42PW3 Main Power On/Off Switch Volume Adjustment Input button Push the Volume Up “+” or Down Power Indicator (VIDEO (S-VIDEO)/COMPONENT, “–” button to increase or decrease The Power Indicator will light. RGB/PC Mode Selection) the sound volume level. Power-OFF ... Indicator not illuminated • Push the “INPUT” button to select (The unit will still consume some VIDEO(S-VIDEO)/COMPONENT or power as long as the power cord is RGB/PC inpu
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 2 SPEAKERS Terminals (L) SPEAKERS Terminals (R) – Cable fixing bands Secure any excess cables with bands as required. To tighten: To loosen: Push the knob Pull Pull The TUNER IN terminal is reserved for future use From EXIT monitor Terminal From SERIAL Terminal on on Computer (see page
Connections How to connect the AV Input Terminals S-VIDEO Signal Connection (Example) When connecting a S-Video VCR (DVD Player / S-VIDEO VCR) L Audio Video S-Video OUT OUT OUT RL AUDIO VIDEO S-VIDEO R AV IN S-VIDEO 4 pin socket Luminance earth Chrominance earth Video input to S-VIDEO socket VIDEO Luminance in Chrominance in AUDIO 2×RCA Audio cables Audio input to L/R sockets VIDEO Signal Connection (VCR) AV2 Video input to BNC socket 21P Scart Plug Audio input to L/R sockets (DVD / Satellite Re
Connections How to connect the COMPONENT/RGB Input Terminals COMPONENT signal Connection Example of input signal source Video input to Y, PB, PR sockets HDTV-compatible VCR 3 × BNC cables L AUDIO or VD HD PR/CR/R PB/CB/B Y/G R COMPONENT/RGB IN RGB camera AUDIO 2×RCA Audio cables Audio input to L/R sockets RGB signal (R, G, B, HD, VD) Connection The TUNER input terminal is reserved for use with future external compatible components. L AUDIO VD HD PR/CR/R PB/CB/B Y/G R COMPONENT/RGB IN 3×BNC 2×RCA
Connections VIDEO Signal Connection (DVD / Satellite Receiver) L AUDIO VIDEO S-VIDEO AV2 R AV IN Video input to BNC socket L RCA-BNC adapter plug AUDIO VD HD PR/CR/R PB/CB/B Y/G R COMPONENT/RGB IN RCA-BNC adapter plug The cable shown is for connection detail only. If you wish to use this connection method, please consult your Dealer for the cable. Select sync oj VIDEO (see page 30). Notes: (1) Additional equipment and cables shown are not supplied with this set. (2) 21 pin connectors and 21 pin
Connections How to connect the PC Input Terminals COMPUTER AUDIO PC IN POWER / R - STANDBY INPUT — VOL + G POWER ON Conversion adapter (if necessary) D-sub 15p RGB PC cable Audio 1/8" (3mm) Stereo Plug Connect a cable which matches the audio output terminal on the computer. Notes: (1) Computer signals which can be input are those with a horizontal scanning frequency of 15.5 to 110 kHz and vertical scanning frequency of 48 to 120 Hz. (However, signals exceeding 1200 lines will not be
Connections How to connect the SERIAL Terminals The SERIAL terminal is used when the Wide Plasma Display is controlled by a computer. COMPUTER SERIAL 52 4 3 1 9 8 7 6 RS-232C cable Pin layout for RS-232C D-sub 9p Conversion cable Notes: (1) Use the RS-232C cable to connect the computer to the Wide Plasma Display. (2) The computers shown is for example purposes only. (3) Additional equipment and cables shown are not supplied with this set. The SERIAL terminal conforms to the RS-232C interface spe
Power On/Off and input signal selection Power On/Off Connecting the plug to the Wall Outlet Push the Power switch on the Wide Plasma Display to turn the set on Power-On Power Indicator: Green Example: The screen below is displayed for a while after the Wide Plasma Display is turned on. (setting condition is an example.) When the Power is turned on for the first time, the Language selection screen is displayed. INPUT — VOL + R - STANDBY G POWER ON From the second time on, language select
Power On/Off and input signal selection Select the input signal INPUT Press the INPUT button to select the input video signal to be played back from the equipment such as a VCR which has been connected to the Wide Plasma Display. Input signals will change as follows: R - STANDBY INPUT — VOL + G POWER ON For Component INPUT (see page 28) AV Component PC INPUT — VOL + For RGB INPUT (see page 28) AV RGB PC INPUT SURROUND VOL NR 17
On screen Menu Display from Remote Control To Picture adjust menu (see page 26) For model No.TH-42PWD3 For model No.TH-42PW3 Picture Picture Normal Normal Normalise Normalise Picture Mode Normal Picture Mode Normal Contrast 0 Contrast 0 g Brightness 0 Bri htness 0 Colour 0 Colour 0 Tint 0 Tint 0 INPUT p p Shar ness 0 Shar ness 0 White balance Normal White balance Normal SURROUND g Normalise Advanced settin s On Adjust Return Normalise Select Adjust Return VOL Select NR To Advanced settings
On screen Menu Display from Remote Control To Sound adjust screen (see page 24) Sound To Signal screen for AV Normal Normalise (see page 29) Sound Mode Normal 0 Bass [ ] Signal AV Treble 0 Balance 0 ( ) 3D Y/C Filter NTSC On Surround On y Colour s stem Auto Normalise ( ) Panasonic Auto 4:3 4:3 Adjust Return Select To Signal screen for Component (see page 30) [ ] Signal Component p p Clam osition Press to select “Signal” menu 1 To Setup menu screen To Signal screen for RGB (see page
ASPECT Controls Wide Plasma Display will allow you to enjoy viewing the picture at its maximum size, including wide screen cinema format picture. ASPECT ASPECT button The aspect mode changes each time the ASPECT button is pressed. INPUT 4:3 Zoom 16:9 SURROUND Panasonic Auto Just Notes: VOL (1) During RGB and PC input signal mode, the mode switches between “4:3” and “16:9” only. NR (2) For a 525p (480p) signal input during “Component” input signal mode, the mode swit
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