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Progressive Wide Plasma Display
Model No. TH-37PWD8UK
High Deﬁ nition Plasma Display
Model No. TH-37PHD8UK
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Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read these instructions completely. Please keep this manual
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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 tended 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. Table of Contents Important Safety Instruction
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 Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.) • Speakers .................................................................. TY-SP37P8W-K (TH-37PWD8UK, TH-37PHD8UK), TY-SP42P8W-K (TH-42PWD8UK, TH-42PHD8UK), TY-SP50P8W-K (
Safety Precautions / Maintenance WARNING Do not handle the power cord plug with wet hands. Setup • Doing so may cause electric shocks. Do not place the Plasma Display on sloped or unstable surfaces. Do not do anything that might damage the power cable. • The Plasma Display may fall off or tip over. When disconnecting the power cable, hold the plug, not the cable. Do not place any objects on top of the Plasma • Do not make any modiﬁ cations, place heavy objects on, Display. place near hot o
Accessories Accessories Supplied Check that you have the Accessories and items shown Operating Remote Control Batteries for the Warranty Instruction book Transmitter Remote Control EUR7636070R Transmitter (2 × AA Size) Fixing bands × 2 AC cord Remote Control Batteries Requires two AA batteries. 1. Turn the transmitter face down. 2. Install the batteries as shown in the 3. Replace the cover and slide in Press and slide off the battery battery compartment. reverse until the lock snaps. cover.
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-42PWD8UK) Speakers (Optional accessories) 1 2 1 SPEAKERS Terminals (L) SPEAKERS 2 AC cord connection (see page 13) Terminals (R) – AC cord ﬁ xing 1. Open the clamper. 2. Insert the AC cord 3. Slide up the clamper and ﬁ x 4. Insert the point of the and close the clamper the AC cord plug securely. ﬁ xed clamper
Connections PC Input Terminals connection COMPUTER AUDIO PC IN TH-42PWD8 Conversion adapter (if necessary) 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 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 frequency of 48
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 & COMPONENT connection COMPONENT VIDEO OUT RR Example of input signal source PB Y, PB, PR, RCA-BNC OUT DVD Y adapter plug L Digital TV-SET-TOP-BOX AUDIO (DTV-STB) R OUT RL AUDIO VIDEO IN VIDEO OUT RL AUDIO PR/CR/R PB/CB/B Y/G IN S VIDEO IN COMPONENT/RGB IN PC IN SLOT1 SLOT2 SLOT3 Example of input signal source S VIDEO VCR MONITOR VIDEO IN CAMCORDER VCR RL S VIDEO VIDEO OUT OUT AUDIO OUT Notes: • Change the “COMPONENT/RGB-IN SELECT” setting in the “SET UP” menu to “COMPONENT
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 Press the Power switch on the Plasma Display to turn the set on: Power-On. TH-42PWD8 INPUT MENU -/ VOL +/ ENTER/ Power Indicator: Green Power Indicator Example: The screen below is displayed for a while after the Plasma Display is turned on. (setting condition is an TH-42PWD8 example.) Remote Control Sens
Basic Controls 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 TH-42PWD8 (see page 16) Enter / Aspect button INPUT MENU -/ VOL +/ ENTER/ (see page 16, 19) 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 16) 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 13). Press ON to turn the Plasma Display On, from Standby mode. Press OFF to turn the Plasma Display Off to Standby mode. POSITION buttons R button (see page 17) Press the R button to return to previous menu screen. Status button ACTION button Press to make Press the “Status” button to display the current system status. selections. PC 1 Input label
On-Screen Menu Displays The MENU button on the unit can also be To PICTURE adjust menu 1 Press to select . pressed. (see page 23) PICTURE 1/2 INPUT MENU -/ VOL +/ ENTER/ NORMALIZE NORMAL PICTURE MENU STANDARD PICTURE 25 [ from the unit ] BRIGHTNESS 0 Each time the MENU button is pressed, the 0 COLOR menu screen will switch. TINT 0 SHARPNESS 3 Normal Viewing PICTURE SETUP INPUT MENU -/ VOL +/ ENTER/ SOUND POS. /SIZE PICTURE 2/2 2 1 NORMAL COLOR TEMP 1 Press to select. COLOR MANAGEMENT OFF 2 Pr
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. Press to return to next menu screen. To SIGNAL screen for VIDEO To SIGNAL screen for To SIGNAL screen for RGB To SIGNAL screen for DVI (S VIDEO) (see page 36, 37) COMPONENT (see page 37) (see page 37, 38) (see page 37, 38) [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] SIGNAL VIDEO SIGNAL COMPONENT SIGNAL RGB SIGNAL Digital 3D Y/C FILTER (NTSC) ON 3 : 2 PULLDOWN OFF
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-37PWD8UK, TH-37PHD8UK INPUT1 INPUT2 PC IN • TH-42PWD8UK, TH-42PHD8UK, TH-50PHD8UK INPUT1 INPUT2 INPUT3 PC IN Notes: TH-42PWD8 • Selecting is also possible by pressing the INPUT button on the unit. INPUT MEN
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: NORMAL ZOOM FULL Panasonic AUTO JUST [from the unit] The aspect mode changes each time the ENTER button INPUT MENU -/ VOL +/ ENTER/ is pressed. [During MULTI PIP Operations] NORMAL FULL • Picture and Picture, Picture in Picture : • Others : Aspect switching is not possible. Notes: • For PC signal in
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 “VIDEO (S VIDEO)”, “COMPONENT” and “DVI” input signal. POS. /SIZE 4 Press to exit from adjust mode. NORMALIZE NORMAL H-POS Notes: H-SIZE • Adjustment details are memorized separately for different input signal formats V-POS V-SIZE (Adjustments for component signals are memorized for 525 (480) / 60i · 60p, 625 (575) / 50i · 50p, 1125
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