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SERVICE MANUAL

MODEL
…………… DEST.
……… CHASSIS
………………… NO. MODEL DEST.

VPH-G90U US/CND SCC-K81D-A RM-PJ1001 World

VPH-G90E AEP SCC-K82E-A PSS-90 World

VPH-G90M E SCC-N96A-A IFB-G90E AEP

MULTISCAN PROJECTOR
! WARNING
This manual is intended for qualified service personnel
only.
To reduce the risk of electric shock, fire or injury, do not
perform any servicing other than that contained in the
operating instructions unless you are qualified to do so.
Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.

WARNING!! ATTENTION!!
AN ISOLATION TRANSFORMER SHOULD BE USED DURING ANY AFIN D’EVITER TOUT RISQUE D’ELECTROCUTION PROVENANT
SERVICE TO AVOID POSSIBLE SHOCK HAZARD, BECAUSE OF D’UN CHÁSSIS SOUS TENSION, UN TRANSFORMATEUR
LIVE CHASSIS. D’ISOLEMENT DOIT ETRE UTILISÉ LORS DE TOUT DÉPANNAGE.
THE CHASSIS OF THIS RECEIVER IS DIRECTLY CONNECTED TO LE CHÁSSIS DE CE RÉCEPTEUR EST DIRECTEMENT
THE AC POWER LINE. RACCORDÉ À L’ALIMENTATION SECTEUR.

SAFETY-RELATED COMPONENT WARNING!! ATTENTION AUX COMPOSANTS RELATIFS À LA


COMPONENTS IDENTIFIED BY MARK ! ON THE SCHEMATIC SÉCURITÉ!!
DIAGRAMS, EXPLODED VIEWS AND IN THE PARTS LES COMPOSANTS IDENTIFIÈS PAR UNE TRAME ET PAR UNE
LIST ARE CRITICAL TO SAFE OPERATION. REPLACE THESE MARPUE ! SUR LES SCHÉMAS DE PRINCIPE, LES VUES
COMPONENTS WITH SONY PARTS WHOSE PART NUMBERS EXPLOSÉES ET LES LISTES DE PIECES CONT D’UNE
APPEAR AS SHOWN IN THIS MANUAL OR IN SUPPLEMENTS IMPORTANCE CRITIQUE PUR LA SÉCURITÉ DU
PUBLISHED BY SONY. CIRCUIT ADJUSTMENTS THAT ARE FONCTIONNEMENT. NE LES REMPLACER QUE PAR DES
CRITICAL TO SAFE OPERATION ARE IDENTIFIED IN THIS COMPOSANTS SONY DONT LE NUMÉRO DE PIÉCE EST INDIQUÉ
MANUAL. FOLLOW THESE PROCEDURES WHENEVER CRITICAL DANS LE PRÉSENT MANUEL OU DANS DES SUPPLÉMENTS
COMPONENTS ARE REPLACED OR IMPROPER OPERATION IS PUBLIÉS PAR SONY. LES RÉGLAGES DE CIRCUIT DONT
SUSPECTED. L’IMPORTANCE EST CRITIQUE POUR LA SÉCURITÉ DU
FONCTIONNEMENT SONT IDENTIFIES DANS LE PRÉSENT
MANUEL. SUIVRE CES PROCÉDURES LORS DE CHAQUE
REMPLACEMENT DE COMPOSANTS CRITIQUES, OU
LORSQU’UN MAUVAIS FONCTIONNEMENT EST SUSPECTÉ.
TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS

Operation Instruction ............................................................................................... 1-1


Installation Manual for Dealers ............................................................................. 1-33

2. SERVICE INFORMATION

2-1. CIRCUIT BOARDS LOCATION ................................................................. 2-1


2-1-1. Location 1 ............................................................................................... 2-1
2-1-2. Location 2 ............................................................................................... 2-1
2-1-3. Location 3 ............................................................................................... 2-2
2-2. DISASSEMBLY ............................................................................................ 2-3
2-2-1. Hood Removal ........................................................................................ 2-3
2-2-2. Cover Removal ....................................................................................... 2-4
2-2-3. Opening ED Block ................................................................................. 2-5
2-2-4. DC Board Removal ................................................................................ 2-5
2-2-5. EC Board Removal ................................................................................. 2-6
2-2-6. ED Board Removal ................................................................................. 2-7
2-2-7. E Board Removal ................................................................................... 2-7
2-2-8. Remote Commander Removal ............................................................... 2-8
2-2-9. CB, CG and CR Blocks Removal ........................................................... 2-9
2-2-10. DA, DB, DD, DE and DF Boards Removal ......................................... 2-10
2-2-11. EBH and EBQ Boards Removal ........................................................... 2-10
2-2-12. HVB Block and High-voltage Cable Removal .................................... 2-11
2-2-13. DC Fan Removal .................................................................................. 2-12
2-2-14. PA and PD Boards Removal ................................................................ 2-12
2-2-15. MD Board Removal ............................................................................. 2-13
2-2-16. HVF Block Removal ............................................................................ 2-14
2-2-17. BA and YA Boards Removal ............................................................... 2-15
2-2-18. BC, F and ME Boards Removal ........................................................... 2-16
2-2-19. EBB, EBG, EBR and PE Boards Removal .......................................... 2-17
2-2-20. GA and GB Boards Removal ............................................................... 2-18
2-2-21. Lens Removal ....................................................................................... 2-18
2-2-22. (1) Picture Tube Removal .................................................................... 2-19
2-2-22. (2) Picture Tube Installation ................................................................. 2-20
2-2-23. MA, MB and MC Boards Removal ...................................................... 2-21
2-2-24. M Board Removel ................................................................................ 2-23
2-2-25. Extension Board ................................................................................... 2-24
2-3. ERROR CODE ............................................................................................. 2-25
2-3-1. Warning Code on 7-Segment LED ....................................................... 2-25
2-3-2. Protector Code on 7-Segment LED ...................................................... 2-26
2-3-3. Error Code on 7-Segment LED ............................................................ 2-27
2-4. MEMORY ACCESS SYSTEM ................................................................... 2-28
2-4-1. Memory Structure ................................................................................. 2-28
2-4-2. Various Memory Data .......................................................................... 2-29
2-5. MEMORY DATA RESET ........................................................................... 2-50

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3. SET-UP ADJUSTMENTS

3-1. PRECAUTIONS UPON ADJUSTMENT ..................................................... 3-1


3-2. ATTACHING THE NECK ASSEMBLY ...................................................... 3-1
3-3. ADJUSTING CONDITIONS ......................................................................... 3-1
3-3-1. Projecting System ................................................................................... 3-1
3-3-2. CRT Convergence Angle Check ............................................................ 3-2
3-4. FOCUS ADJUSTMENT ................................................................................ 3-3
3-4-1. Preparations ............................................................................................ 3-3
3-4-2. Focus Rough Adjustment ....................................................................... 3-3
3-4-3. DY Angle Adjustment ............................................................................ 3-4
3-4-4. MG FOCUS Coil Angle Adjustment ..................................................... 3-5
3-4-5. 64 kHz Signal Registration Rough Adjustment ..................................... 3-6
3-4-6. RED/GREEN/BLUE Focus Adjustment ................................................ 3-7
3-4-7. Zenith Angle Adjustment ....................................................................... 3-8
3-4-8. HWC (H Width Coil) Adjustment .......................................................... 3-9
3-4-9. Video Size Adjustment ........................................................................... 3-9
3-4-10. MG FOCUS Adjustment for 31.5 kHz Signal ...................................... 3-10
3-4-11. VIDEO Block MG FOCUS Adjustment .............................................. 3-11
3-4-12. MG FOCUS Adjustment for 64 kHz and 106 kHzSignals ................... 3-11
3-4-13. Adjustment of Other Frequencies ......................................................... 3-11
3-5. REGISTRATION ADJUSTMENT .............................................................. 3-12
3-5-1. INPUT MEMORY No. 0 Adjustment .................................................. 3-12
3-5-2. INPUT MEMORY No. 3 Adjustment .................................................. 3-13
3-5-3. INPUT MEMORY No. 5 Adjustment .................................................. 3-13
3-5-4. INPUT MEMORY No. 8 Adjustment .................................................. 3-14
3-5-5. Horizontal/Vertical Reverse Mode Centering Adjustment .................. 3-14
3-6. WHITE BALANCE ADJUSTMENT .......................................................... 3-15
3-6-1. Preparations .......................................................................................... 3-15
3-6-2. Color Temperature Adjustment with a Test Signal Generator ............. 3-16
3-6-3. Color Temperature Adjustment with No Test Signal Generator .......... 3-18
3-7. SIZE/SHIFT BLKG ADJUSTMENT .......................................................... 3-18
3-7-1. SIZE/SHIFT/BLKG of Video/HDTV Adjustment .............................. 3-18
3-7-2. Video Memory SIZE/SHIFT/BLKG Adjustments ............................... 3-19
3-8. HIGH VOLTAGE SCREEN DISTORTION ADJUSTMENT .................... 3-19
3-9. PROCEDURE AFTER COMPLETING ADJUSTMENTS ........................ 3-19

4. SAFETY RELATED ADJUSTMENT

4-1. PA BOARD HV REGULATOR/HV PROTECTOR ADJUSTMENT ......... 4-1


4-2. CRT PROTECTOR ADJUSTMENT ............................................................. 4-2

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5. CIRCUIT ADJUSTMENTS

5-1. POWER BLOCK ........................................................................................... 5-1


5-1-1. DC (+) Adjustment ................................................................................ 5-1
5-1-2. +115 V Adjustment ................................................................................ 5-1
5-1-3. +200 V Adjustment ................................................................................ 5-1
5-1-4. Oscillating Frequency Adjustment ......................................................... 5-1
5-2. BA BOARD ADJUSTMENT ........................................................................ 5-2
5-2-1. Picture Control Adjustment .................................................................... 5-2
5-2-2. Signal Level Adjustment ........................................................................ 5-2
5-2-3. Analog Test Signal Amplitude Adjustment ........................................... 5-3
5-2-4. ABL Adjustment .................................................................................... 5-3
5-3. CAR/CAG/CAB BOARDS ADJUSTMENT ................................................ 5-3
5-3-1. Preparation Before Adjustments ............................................................. 5-3
5-3-2. Pedestal Level Adjustment ..................................................................... 5-3
5-3-3. CRT Protector Adjustment ..................................................................... 5-3
5-3-4. Cathode Level Adjustment ..................................................................... 5-4
5-3-5. G1 Level Adjustment ............................................................................. 5-4
5-3-6. VPS Limiter Adjustment ........................................................................ 5-5
5-4. DA/DB/DD BOARDS ADJUSTMENTS ...................................................... 5-5
5-4-1. F/V Voltage Adjustment (DA Board) .................................................... 5-5
5-4-2. AFC Adjustment (DA Board) ................................................................ 5-5
5-4-3. V Hold Adjustment (DA Board) ............................................................ 5-5
5-4-4. H Parabola Waveform Adjustment (DA Board) .................................... 5-6
5-4-5. H SIN Adjustment (DA Board) .............................................................. 5-6
5-4-6. H SIN x VP Waveform Adjustment (DB Board) .................................. 5-6
5-4-7. H SIN x V SIN Waveform Adjustment (DB Board) ............................. 5-7
5-4-8. HS x VS Waveform Adjustment (DB Board) ....................................... 5-7
5-4-9. HP x V SIN Waveform Adjustment (DB Board) .................................. 5-7
5-4-10. 1/2 SIN1 Waveform Adjustment (DB Board) ........................................ 5-7
5-4-11. 1/2 SIN2 Waveform Adjustment (DB Board) ........................................ 5-7
5-4-12. HS x VS Waveform Adjustment (DB Board) ....................................... 5-8
5-4-13. HP x VS Waveform Adjustment (DB Board) ....................................... 5-8
5-4-14. B KEY Waveform Adjustment (DB Board) .......................................... 5-8
5-4-15. T KEY Waveform Adjustment (DB Board) ........................................... 5-8
5-4-16. 1/2H Switching Waveform Adjustment (DA/DB Boards) ..................... 5-8
5-4-17. D/A Converter Offset Adjustment (DD Board) ..................................... 5-8
5-5. VCO OFFSET/LIMITER ADJUSTMENT .................................................... 5-9
5-6. YA BOARD REPLACEMENT ..................................................................... 5-9
5-6-1. Replacement Procedure .......................................................................... 5-9
5-6-2. Uploading Program (Emergency Mode) .............................................. 5-10
5-6-3. Creating Factory Data ........................................................................... 5-10
5-6-4. Creating Service Data ........................................................................... 5-11

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6. SEMICONDUCTORS

7. EXPLODED VIEWS

7-1. HOOD AND COVER BLOCK ...................................................................... 7-2


7-2. ED BLOCK .................................................................................................... 7-4
7-3. HVF BLOCK ................................................................................................. 7-6
7-4. CHASSIS BLOCK 1 ...................................................................................... 7-7
7-5. REAR BLOCK ............................................................................................... 7-8
7-6. PICTURE TUBE BLOCK ........................................................................... 7-10
7-7. CHASSIS BLOCK 2 .................................................................................... 7-12
7-8. BASE BLOCK ............................................................................................. 7-18

8. ELECTRICAL PARTS LIST

Note:
IFB-G90E corresponds to the BD BOARD.

9. BLOCK DIAGRAMS

BA (1/3) ............................................................................................................... 9-2


BA (2/3) ............................................................................................................... 9-3
BD (Except VPH-G90E) ...................................................................................... 9-3
BA (3/3) ............................................................................................................... 9-4
BB ........................................................................................................................ 9-5
BC ........................................................................................................................ 9-6
YA (1/4) ............................................................................................................... 9-7
YA (2/4) ............................................................................................................... 9-8
YA (3/4) ............................................................................................................... 9-9
YB ........................................................................................................................ 9-9
YA (4/4) ............................................................................................................. 9-10
DA ...................................................................................................................... 9-11
DB ...................................................................................................................... 9-12
DC ...................................................................................................................... 9-13
NA ...................................................................................................................... 9-13
DD (1/2) ............................................................................................................. 9-14
DD (2/2) ............................................................................................................. 9-15
DE (1/2) .............................................................................................................. 9-16
DE (2/2) .............................................................................................................. 9-17
DF ....................................................................................................................... 9-18
F ......................................................................................................................... 9-19
GA ...................................................................................................................... 9-19
GAA ................................................................................................................... 9-19
GB ...................................................................................................................... 9-19
GBA ................................................................................................................... 9-19
GBB ................................................................................................................... 9-19
GC ...................................................................................................................... 9-19
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L ......................................................................................................................... 9-19
ME ...................................................................................................................... 9-19
E ......................................................................................................................... 9-20
EA ...................................................................................................................... 9-20
ED ...................................................................................................................... 9-20
EBH .................................................................................................................... 9-21
EBQ .................................................................................................................... 9-21
EBR .................................................................................................................... 9-22
EBG .................................................................................................................... 9-22
EBB .................................................................................................................... 9-22
PA ....................................................................................................................... 9-23
PB ....................................................................................................................... 9-23
MD ..................................................................................................................... 9-24
NB ...................................................................................................................... 9-24
PD ....................................................................................................................... 9-24
PE ....................................................................................................................... 9-25
CAR ................................................................................................................... 9-26
CAG ................................................................................................................... 9-26
CAB ................................................................................................................... 9-26
CBR .................................................................................................................... 9-26
CBG ................................................................................................................... 9-26
CBB .................................................................................................................... 9-26
CDR ................................................................................................................... 9-26
CDG ................................................................................................................... 9-26
CDB ................................................................................................................... 9-26

10. DIAGRAMS

10-1. FRAME SCHEMATIC DIAGRAMS .......................................................... 10-2


10-2. SCHEMATIC DIAGRAMS/PRINTED WIRING BOARDS ................... 10-13
SCHEMATIC DIAGRAMS
BD .................................................................................................................... 10-13
BA .................................................................................................................... 10-19
BB .................................................................................................................... 10-40
BC .................................................................................................................... 10-47
YA .................................................................................................................... 10-52
YB .................................................................................................................... 10-63
DA .................................................................................................................... 10-67
DB .................................................................................................................... 10-73
NA .................................................................................................................... 10-78
DC .................................................................................................................... 10-79
DD .................................................................................................................... 10-83
DE .................................................................................................................... 10-89
DF ..................................................................................................................... 10-95
L ....................................................................................................................... 10-99
E ..................................................................................................................... 10-103
ED .................................................................................................................. 10-105
EA .................................................................................................................. 10-107
PA ................................................................................................................... 10-110
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PB ................................................................................................................... 10-113
PD ................................................................................................................... 10-115
NB .................................................................................................................. 10-115
PE ................................................................................................................... 10-117
EBA ................................................................................................................ 10-119
EBC ................................................................................................................ 10-119
EBB ................................................................................................................ 10-121
EBG ................................................................................................................ 10-123
EBR ................................................................................................................ 10-125
EBH ................................................................................................................ 10-127
EBQ ................................................................................................................ 10-129
CAB ............................................................................................................... 10-132
CBB ................................................................................................................ 10-135
CDB ............................................................................................................... 10-137
CAG ............................................................................................................... 10-140
CBG ............................................................................................................... 10-143
CDG ............................................................................................................... 10-145
CAR ............................................................................................................... 10-148
CBR ................................................................................................................ 10-151
CDR ............................................................................................................... 10-153
F ..................................................................................................................... 10-155
GA .................................................................................................................. 10-158
GAA ............................................................................................................... 10-159
GB .................................................................................................................. 10-162
GBA ............................................................................................................... 10-165
GBB ............................................................................................................... 10-167
GC .................................................................................................................. 10-169
M .................................................................................................................... 10-172
MA ................................................................................................................. 10-176
MB ................................................................................................................. 10-178
MC ................................................................................................................. 10-179
MD ................................................................................................................. 10-180
EC ................................................................................................................... 10-181
ME .................................................................................................................. 10-182
PRINTED WIRING BOARDS
BD .................................................................................................................... 10-13
BA .................................................................................................................... 10-14
BB .................................................................................................................... 10-39
BC .................................................................................................................... 10-46
YA .................................................................................................................... 10-48
YB .................................................................................................................... 10-63
DA .................................................................................................................... 10-64
DB .................................................................................................................... 10-70
DC .................................................................................................................... 10-76
NA .................................................................................................................... 10-78
DD .................................................................................................................... 10-80
DE .................................................................................................................... 10-86
DF ..................................................................................................................... 10-92
L ....................................................................................................................... 10-99
E ..................................................................................................................... 10-100
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ED .................................................................................................................. 10-104
EA .................................................................................................................. 10-106
PA ................................................................................................................... 10-108
PB ................................................................................................................... 10-113
PD ................................................................................................................... 10-114
NB .................................................................................................................. 10-114
PE ................................................................................................................... 10-116
EBA ................................................................................................................ 10-118
EBC ................................................................................................................ 10-118
EBB ................................................................................................................ 10-120
EBG ................................................................................................................ 10-122
EBR ................................................................................................................ 10-124
EBH ................................................................................................................ 10-126
EBQ ................................................................................................................ 10-128
CAB ............................................................................................................... 10-130
CBB ................................................................................................................ 10-135
CDB ............................................................................................................... 10-136
CAG ............................................................................................................... 10-138
CBG ............................................................................................................... 10-143
CDG ............................................................................................................... 10-144
CAR ............................................................................................................... 10-146
CBR ................................................................................................................ 10-151
CDR ............................................................................................................... 10-152
F ..................................................................................................................... 10-154
GA .................................................................................................................. 10-156
GAA ............................................................................................................... 10-159
GB .................................................................................................................. 10-160
GBA ............................................................................................................... 10-164
GBB ............................................................................................................... 10-166
GC .................................................................................................................. 10-168
M .................................................................................................................... 10-170
MA ................................................................................................................. 10-175
MB ................................................................................................................. 10-178
MC ................................................................................................................. 10-179
MD ................................................................................................................. 10-180
EC ................................................................................................................... 10-181
ME .................................................................................................................. 10-182

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VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

3-865-265-11 (2)

Multiscan Projector

OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
Operating Instructions

SECTION 1
from operating instructions.
This section is extracted
VPH-G90E
VPH-G90M
VPH-G90U
 1998 by Sony Corporation
1-1
1-2

WARNING AVERTISSEMENT

To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose For the customers in Canada Afin d’éviter tout risque d’incendie et d’électrocution, ne Pour les utilisateurs au Canada
the unit to rain or moisture. This Class A digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES- pas exposer l’appareil à la pluie ou à l’humidité. Cet appareil numérique de la classe A est conforme à la
003. norme NMB-003 du Canada.
To avoid electrical shock, do not open the Pour éviter tout risque de décharge électrique, ne pas
For the customers in the United Kingdom ouvrir le boîtier. Confiez l’entretien uniquement à un La prise doit être près de l’appareil et facile d’accès.
cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel
personnel qualifié.
only.
WARNING
THIS APPARATUS MUST BE EARTHED

IMPORTANT
This wires in this mains lead are coloured in accordance with
ACHTUNG
the following code:
Green-and-Yellow: Earth
Blue: Neutral Um Feuergefahr und die Gefahr eines eiektrischen Für Kunden in Deutschland
Brown: Live Schlages zu vermeiden, darf das Gerät weder Regen Dieses Produkt kann im kommerziellen und in begrenztem
As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this noch Feuchtigkeit ausgesetzt werden. Maße auch im industriellen Bereich eingesetzt werden. Dies
apparatus may not correspond with the coloured markings ist eine Einrichtung, welche die Funk-Entstörung nach
identifying the terminals in your plug proceed as follows: Im Geräteinneren befinden sich Teile, die unter Klasse B besitzt.
The wire which is coloured green-and-yellow must be gefährlich hoher Spannung stehen. Das Gehäuse darf
This symbol is intended to alert the user
connected to the terminal in the plug which is marked by the nicht geöffnet werden. Überlassen Sie die Wartung nur Die Steckdose muß nahe bei diesem Gerät angebracht
to the presence of uninsulated
letter E or by the safety earth symbol Y or coloured green or geschultem Fachpersonal. und leicht zugänglich sein.
“dangerous voltage” within the product’s
green-and-yellow.
enclosure that may be of sufficient
The wire which is coloured blue must be connected to the
magnitude to constitute a risk of electric
terminal which is marked with the letter N or coloured black.
shock to persons.
The wire which is coloured brown must be connected to the
terminal which is marked with the letter L or coloured red.
This symbol is intended to alert the user
to the presence of important operating
ADVERTENCIA
Voor de klanten in Nederland
and maintenance (servicing) instructions
• Dit apparaat bevat een Li-ion batterij voor memory back-
in the literature accompanying the
up. Para prevenir el riesgo de incendios o de electrocución,
appliance.
• De batterij voor memory back-up van het geheugen is no exponga la unidad a la lluvia ni a la humedad.
bevestigd op IC333 van plaat YA.
For the customers in the USA
• Raadpleeg uw leverancier over de verwijdering van de Para evitar descargas eléctricas, no abra la unidad. En
Note
batterij op het moment dat u het apparaat bij einde caso de avería, solicite el servicio de personal
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with
levensduur afdankt. cualificado únicamente.
the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of
• Gooi de batterij niet weg, maar lever hem in als KCA.
the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide
• Bij dit produkt zijn batterijen geleverd.
reasonable protection against harmful interference when the
Wanneer deze leeg zijn, moet u ze niet
equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This
weggooien maar inleveren als KCA.
equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the ATTENZIONE
instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio
The socket-outlet should be installed near the equipment
communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential
and be easily accessible.
area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case the
Per evitare il pericolo di incendi o scosse elettriche, non
user will be required to correct the interference at his own
esporre l’apparecchio alla pioggia o all’umidità e non
expense.
aprirlo.

Warning
Per eventuali riparazioni, rivolgersi esclusivamente a
You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not
personale qualificato.
expressly approved in this manual could void your authority
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

to operate this equipment.

2 Warning Warning 3
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

Die geforderte Stückprüfung hat ergeben, daß die gemessene Ortsdosis-Leistung unter dem
im Prüfungsschein Nr. 6.52-S 1259 der PTB genannten Wert von 0,2 µSv/h liegt.

4 Warning Warning 5
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1-4

Table of Contents

Overview Installation/connection examples


Precautions ........................................................................ 8
Installation Examples ...................................................... 43
Features ............................................................................ 11 Installation 1: Floor Installation Using Front Projection
Flat Screen ...................................................................... 44
Location and Function of Controls ................................ 13 Installation 2: Ceiling Installation Using Front Projection
Front ...................................................................................... 13 Flat Screen ....................................................................... 45
Rear ....................................................................................... 15
Connection Examples ..................................................... 46
Remote Commander/Control Panel ...................................... 17
Connecting Directly to the Projector .................................... 46

Projecting Connecting Multiple Projectors ............................................ 47


Projecting ......................................................................... 21 Using the PC-3000 Signal Interface Switcher ...................... 49
Confirming the System Construction .................................... 50
Adjusting the Picture ...................................................... 24 Using the PC-1271/1271M Signal Interface Switcher .......... 51

Centering Adjustment ..................................................... 25 Setting the Index Numbers ............................................. 52

Adjusting the Size And Shift of the Picture .................. 27


Maintenance / Other
SIZE adjustment .................................................................... 27
SHIFT adjustment ................................................................. 27 Troubleshooting ............................................................... 55
Blanking adjustment ............................................................. 28
Specifications .................................................................. 56

Adjustments and settings using the menu


Index ................................................................................. 59
Using the Menu ................................................................ 29
Basic Menu Operation .......................................................... 29
Menu Modes ......................................................................... 30

The PIC CTRL (Picture Control) Menu ........................... 32

The PIC SETTING 1 (Picture Setting 1) Menu ............... 34

The PIC SETTING 2 (Picture Setting 2) Menu ............... 35

The INPUT SETTING Menu ............................................. 36

The SET SETTING 1 Menu .............................................. 38

The SET SETTING 2 Menu .............................................. 39

The INPUT INFO (Information) Menu ............................. 41


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The SET INFO (information) Menu ................................. 42

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Warning Table of Contents
Warning 7
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

• To avoid moisture condensation, do not install the unit in a location


where the temperature may rise rapidly.
• Fans are installed inside the projector to prevent internal heat build-up.
The fans produce a humming noise when the power is switched on, which
is normal. Should the noise sound abnormal, please consult qualified

Overview
Overview

Overview
Sony personnel.

On illumination

• To obtain the best picture, the front of the screen should not be exposed
to direct lighting or sunlight.
• Ceiling-mounted spot lighting is recommended. Use a cover over
fluorescent lamps to avoid lowering the contrast ratio.
• Cover any windows that face the screen with opaque draperies.
• It is desirable to install the projector in a room where floor and walls are
Precautions not of light-reflecting material. If the floor and walls are of reflecting
material, it is recommended that the carpet and wall paper be changed to
a dark color.

On safety
On operation
• Check that the operating voltage of your unit is identical with the voltage
of your local power supply. If voltage adaptation is required, consult with To turn on the projector after the projector has been turned off due to a
qualified Sony personnel. brief loss of power, press the ON key on the remote commander, or turn
• Should any liquid or solid object fall into the cabinet, unplug the unit and off the MAIN POWER switch so that the STANDBY indicator turns off
have it checked by qualified personnel before operating it further. and then turn on the MAIN POWER switch.
• Unplug the unit from the wall outlet or set the MAIN POWER switch to
OFF if it is not to be used for several days. On cleaning
• To disconnect the cord, pull it out by the plug. Never pull the cord itself.
• The wall outlet should be near the unit and easily accessible.
• To keep the cabinet looking new, periodically clean it with a soft cloth.
• The unit is not disconnected from the AC power source (mains) as long
Stubborn stains may be removed with a cloth lightly dampened with a
as it is connected to the wall outlet, even if the unit itself has been turned
mild detergent solution. Never use strong solvents, such as thinner,
off.
benzene, or abrasive cleansers, since these will damage the cabinet.
• Avoid touching the lens. To remove dust on the lens, use a soft dry cloth.
On installation Do not use a damp cloth, detergent solution, or thinner.

• When the projector is mounted on the ceiling, the Sony PSS-90 Projector
Suspension Support must be used for installation. Read the installation
manual of the PSS-90 carefully, since the ceiling should be reinforced for
safety.
• Allow adequate air circulation to prevent internal heat build-up. Do not
place the unit on surfaces (rugs, blankets, etc.) or near materials (curtains,
draperies) that may block the ventilation holes. Leave space of more than
30 cm (12 inches) between the wall and the projector. Be aware that room
heat rises to the ceiling; check that the temperature near the installation
location is not excessive.
• Do not install the unit in a location near heat sources such as radiators or
air ducts, or in a place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust or
humidity, mechanical vibration or shock.

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Precautions Features

CRT burns Multiscan projector 1)

When a static picture of a computer, etc. is displayed for more than about This projector accepts and automatically detects horizontal scanning
an hour, a CRT burn may result. This means that an after-image frequencies between 15 kHz and 150 kHz and vertical scanning
impression of the static picture remains on the screen even after the picture frequencies between 38 Hz and 150 Hz.
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has changed. If it is necessary to display the same static picture for more In addition to high-resolution pictures from computers, you can also
than an hour, we recommend that you set the CONTR (contrast) control to project pictures from teletext decoders, VCRs and video cameras.
the lowest setting.
Also, when a picture of different size is displayed beyond a certain length
of time, an after-image impression of the frame of the smaller picture may High resolution and brightness
be burnt on the screen (such as displaying a 16:9 wide size picture on a 4:3
screen). To avoid this, we recommend that you use the same picture size A newly developed 9-inch electromagnetic focus CRT, a hybrid Sony
when possible. However, if it is necessary to use a different picture size, HACC (High-resolution Aspherical and Color Corrected) lens and a wide-
set the CONTR (contrast) control and the BRT (brightness) control of the range cathode/G1 dual-drive video output circuit are incorporated in the
smaller picture to the lowest setting possible. This will minimize the risk projector to provide a sharp and bright high-quality picture with the high
of creating an after-image impression. resolution of 2500 × 2000 pixels and the high light output of 350 lumen.
If the CRT burns, it must be replaced. In this case, refer to the warranty
provided with this unit. Consult your Sony dealer or Qualified Service
Personnel. High contrast

The adoption of the optical coupling technologies, double-focus lens


On repacking system and an anti-reflection coating gives a fine-detail and sharp picture
with improved contrast in corners and screen center.
Save the original shipping carton and packing material; they will come in
handy if you ever have to ship your unit. For maximum protection, repack
your unit as it was originally packed at the factory.
Easy operation—remote control, on-screen display

Adjustments such as input selection, picture control and centering


adjustment can be remotely controlled from both the front and rear of the
projector with the supplied remote commander. You can also use the
commander as a wired remote control by connecting it to the projector
with the supplied remote control cable.

Compatible with various color systems 1)

NTSC, PAL, SECAM, NTSC4.43 2) or PAL-M color system can be selected


automatically or manually.

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1) The VPH-G90E model is not equipped with the VIDEO connectors.


VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

To connect video signals, the optional IFB-G90E Video Interface Board is required.
2) NTSC4.43 is the color system used when playing back a video recorded on NTSC on a NTSC4.43 system VCR.

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Features Location and Function of Controls

Flexible setup Front


You can project a 90- to 300-inch picture (120-inch standard) with this
projector. The projector can be set up on the floor or ceiling, for front or
rear projection to suit the installation location, surrounding illumination,
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usage, etc. 1 2 3 4

Illuminated control panel/remote commander keys

The key names on the remote commander and the control panel of the
projector can be illuminated for easy access in a dark place by pressing the
LIGHT button.

DRC (Digital Reality Creation) circuit1)

The DRC is Sony’s unique double-scan technology which creates a 4-


times density image from the NTSC signal. A normal NTSC signal (525 5 6 7
scanning lines) is converted into a high density signal (1050 scanning
lines) using digital mapping tecnology. Compared with the conventional
double-scan, the DRC creates a highly realistic moving picture without
blurs.
1 Blue lens How to use the adjusters
2 Green lens
Using the supplied tool, turn the adjusters to adjust the
height so that the projector becomes level.
3 Red lens

4 Control panel cover


The control keys are inside the cover.
The locations and functions of the control keys are the
same as those of the remote commander.

For details, see “Remote Commander/Control Panel” on


page 17.

5 Handles To raise To lower


Used for carrying the projector. The handles are
located on the front, rear, left and right sides.

6 Front remote control detector Supplied tool Supplied tool

7 Adjusters Notes
Used to keep the projector level if it is installed on an
• The supplied tool can rotate the screw in one
uneven surface (equipped with four adjusters).
direction only. To rotate the screw in the reverse
direction, turn the tool upside down.
• Do not turn the tool forcibly when the screw has fully
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rotated. Otherwise, the tool may slip out and injure
1) The VPH-G90E model is not equipped with the VIDEO connectors. your hand.
To connect video signals, the optional IFB-G90E Video Interface Board is required.

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Location and Function of Controls

Using the handles Rear


Carry the projector with four persons or more by using the front, rear and
side (right and left) handles.
Pull out the front and rear handles or the side handles.
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5 1
STANDBY R ON
2
6
3
7

4
!¡ !º 9 8

IN OUT R G B SYNC/HD VD
IN OUT Y IN C IN R-Y/PR Y B-Y/PB
IN OUT

VIDEO S VIDEO
TRIGGER LINK VIDEO INPUT A

IN OUT RS-232C/422A IN PJ COM OUT


RS-232C RS-422A

PLUG IN POWER

CONTROL S DEVICE INDEX REMOTE

Putting away the handles


!™ !£ !¢ !∞ !§ !¶
Push the handle release lever under each handle. The handle is
automatically retracted.

1 Signal interface board attachment part (INPUT 5 ON indicator


B) When the projector is turned on, this indicator lights in
An optional signal interface board such as IFB-12/12A green.
and IFB-40 can be attached to this section.
When the IFB-12/12A is attached, the signal input to 6 u STANDBY indicator
the INPUT A connectors can be output from the IFB- When the MAIN POWER switch on the projector is
12/12A by setting it to output mode. turned ON, this indicator lights in orange, indicating
that the projector can be turned on/off using the remote
2 MAIN POWER switch commander.

3 AC IN socket 7 Rear remote control detector


Connect the supplied AC power cord.
8 INPUT A connectors (BNC type)
4 Signal interface board attachment part (INPUT R/R-Y/PR, G/Y, B/B-Y/PB, SYNC/HD, VD
C) connectors: Connect to the outputs of a computer or a
An optional signal interface board can be attached to video camera. According to the connected
this section. equipment, the RGB (R, G, B), component (R-Y,
Y, B-Y) or HDTV (PR, Y, PB) signal is selected.
Notes
• The IFB-40 cannot be attached to INPUT C.
• When the IFB-12/12A is attached, the IFB-12/12A
cannot be set to output mode.
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

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Location and Function of Controls

9 VIDEO connectors* Note


Remote Commander/Control Panel
VIDEO IN connector (BNC type): Connects to the When using this jack, the remote control detector on
composite video output of the video equipment. the projector does not function.
The locations and functions of the keys on the remote Notes
VIDEO OUT connector (BNC type): Connects to the
commander are the same as those on the control panel • The RGB APA/DOT PHASE 4, VOL +/– !§,
composite video input of a color monitor. !¢ DEVICE INDEX switches of the projector. (Only the remote commander is INPUT SELECT D !ª, LCD LENS CONTROL @£
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S VIDEO IN/OUT connectors (4-pin, mini-DIN When multiple projectors are connected, set the device equipped with the transmission indicator and the and AUDIO MUTING @∞ keys do not function with
type): Connects to the S video output or input of the index number of each projector. COMMAND ON/OFF switch.) this projector.
video equipment. To display the device index number on the screen, The remote commander may be used as a wired or • The RGB SIZE/SHIFT 4, CENT R/B 6 and BLKG
Y IN, C IN connectors (BNC type): Connects to the press the NORMAL key, and the ENTER key on the wireless remote control. @¡ keys function only in the pro-user mode.
Y and C video outputs of the video equipment. remote commander.
• The keys on the control panel are basically effective
Note for this projector only. Only the commands from the
Note SYS SET key and the switcher select commands are
The S VIDEO IN connector is disconnected when a
Do not set the device index number to “00.” If you transmitted to the connected equipment via the PJ
cable is connected to the Y IN/C IN connectors.
do, the projector will not operate with the remote COM connector.
commander.
* Note on the VPH-G90E model
You can operate the projector with the keys on the 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
The optional IFB-G90E Video Interface Board is
control panel of the projector but the connected
required for using the VIDEO connectors.
equipment cannot be operated with the keys on the
LIGHT
control panel.
@∞ MUTING STATUS COMMAND
!º LINK IN/OUT jacks (stereo minijack) @¢
PIC AUDIO OFF ON OFF ON STANDBY ON

When connecting multiple projectors, connect the !∞ RS-232C/RS-422A selector RGB CENT
@£ NORMAL APA DOT PHASE SIZE SHIFT R MEMORY MENU
LINK OUT jack to the LINK IN jack on another Selects the function of the RS-232C/RS-422A 9
projector. Then the ABL LINK function can be used. connector. @™ PATTERN
LCD LENS CONTROL
ZOOM SHIFT FOCUS B

0

!¡ TRIGGER connector (minijack) !§ RS-232C/422A REMOTE connector (D-sub 9- INPUT SELECT

@º VIDEO SELECT SYS SET BLKG RESET FUNCTION ENTER

When the projector is turned on, 12 V is output. When pin) VIDEO/S VIDEO
!™
!ª PICTURE CONTROL
it is turned off, 0 V is output. However, the connector Used to expand the system connections using the RS- A B C D BRIGHT CONTR POSITION

cannot be used as the power source. 232C/422A interface. SWITCHER/VIDEO MEMORY/INDEX
1 2 3 4

!™ LED display window !¶ PJ COM (projector communication) IN/OUT !•


5 6 7 8 SHARP HUE COLOR VOL !∞
Self-diagnosis results and PJ COM communication connectors (D-sub 9-pin) 9
SW NO/ VIDEO MEMORY !§
10/0(ALL) OFF/GROUP SWITCHER INDEX

conditions, etc. are displayed using two-digit numbers These are the connectors conforming to the RS-485
standards, especially designed to expand the system !¶
and alphabets.
Self-diagnosis codes are displayed in red or orange, using Sony projectors.
and the warning and communication conditions in Use these connectors to connect the PJ COM system of
green. the PC-3000 Signal Interface Switcher.
When the cable is connected to the IN connector only,
!£ CONTROL S jacks attach the supplied terminator to the OUT connector.
IN/PLUG IN POWER jack (stereo minijack): To connect multiple projectors, connect the IN 1 LIGHT button 2 Transmission indicator (only for the remote
Connects to the CONTROL S OUT jack of other connector to the OUT connector of another projector Illuminates the key indicators when the COMMAND commander)
Sony equipment. Also connects to the CONTROL in cascade, and attach the supplied terminator to the switch 5 is set to ON. If the COMMAND switch is Lights each time you press a key. If it does not light,
S OUT jack of the supplied remote commander OUT connector of the last projector. set to OFF, only the COMMAND switch is replace the batteries with new ones.
with the supplied remote control cable (stereo For details on the specifications of the connector, refer to
illuminated.
cable) to be used as a wired remote control. In this the Protocol Manual prepared by Sony.
The key indicators turn off if you press the LIGHT 3 STATUS ON/OFF keys
case, this jack supplies the power to the remote button again. Press OFF to eliminate the on-screen display.
commander to save the battery power. If you do not press any key for more than 30 seconds, Press ON to restore the on-screen display.
OUT jack (stereo minijack): Connects to the the indicators also turn off automatically.
CONTROL S IN jack of other Sony equipment. When the remote commander is connected to the Note
CONTROL S IN/PLUG IN POWER jack of the The menus and warning messages appear even if the
projector via the remote control cable, the power is OFF key is pressed.
supplied to the remote commander from the projector.
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Location and Function of Controls

4 RGB keys !¡ ENTER key When the SWITCHER/VIDEO MEMORY/INDEX !ª INPUT SELECT keys
Adjust the picture. Stores the settings in the menu, or selects and displays select switch is set to VIDEO MEMORY Select the input signal.
APA: This key does not function with this projector. the index number. Select the number of the VIDEO MEMORY. To select VIDEO: Video or S video signal input from the
DOT PHASE: This key does not function with this the data set and adjusted in INPUT MEMORY, press VIDEO connectors of the projector (VPH-G90U/
projector. !™ FUNCTION key the SW NO/OFF/GROUP key to set VIDEO G90M) or the IFB-G90E Video Interface Board
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SIZE: Enters the size adjustment mode for the input Press to use the extended functions. MEMORY to OFF. (VPH-G90E).
signal in the pro-user mode. Next adjust the size of SELECT VIDEO/S VIDEO: Selects video or S
the picture using the four arrow keys. Each time !£ RESET key Note video signal input from the VIDEO connectors
you press this key, the COARSE and FINE modes Resets the adjusted levels to the factory preset or The 10/0 (ALL) key can be used as “10” key only after pressing the VIDEO key.
are switched alternately. service adjusted levels. when the select switch is set to VIDEO MEMORY. A: The RGB, component or HDTV signal input from
B: to reduce horizontal size the INPUT A connectors of the projector
b: to expand horizontal size !¢ POSITION +/– keys When the SWITCHER/VIDEO MEMORY/INDEX B: The signal input from the INPUT B section when
V: to expand vertical size Select the position to be adjusted on the screen in select switch is set to INDEX the optional interface board other than the IFB-40
v: to reduce vertical size focus, registration or blanking adjustment mode. When multiple projectors are connected, select the is installed
SHIFT: Enters the shift adjustment mode for the input Also, set V SHIFT to WIDE or NARROW in or device index number of the projector to be adjusted. C: The signal input from the INPUT C section when
signal in the pro-user mode. Next adjust the HDTV RGB input signal’s SHIFT adjustment mode. Press the device index number (1 to 99) and press the the optional interface board is installed.
position of the picture using the four arrow keys. ENTER key. Be sure to press the keys one after D: This key does not function with this projector.
The picture shifts in the direction of the arrow on !∞ PICTURE CONTROL keys another within 2 seconds.
the pressed key. Each time you press this key, the Adjust the picture conditions: CONTR (contrast), e.g. To select 1, press the keys as follows: Note
COARSE and FINE modes are switched BRIGHT (brightness), COLOR, HUE and SHARP 0 n 1 n ENTER, or 1 n ENTER. To switch the input signal from the INPUT A, INPUT
alternately. (sharpness). To select 12, press the keys as follows: B or INPUT C section to the S VIDEO IN (or Y IN/C
1 n 2 n ENTER. IN) connectors, first press the VIDEO key, then press
5 COMMAND ON/OFF switch (only for the !§ VOL (volume) +/– keys When adjusting all the projectors simultaneously, press the SELECT VIDEO/S VIDEO key.
remote commander) These keys do not function with this projector. the 10/0 (ALL) key and ENTER key.
No keys on the remote commander except the LIGHT @º SYS SET (system set) key
button 1 function when this switch is set to OFF. !¶ SWITCHER/VIDEO MEMORY/INDEX select Note When the PC-3000 Signal Interface Switcher is used
This saves battery power when a button is pressed switch Depending on the projector, pressing “0,” “0” and in the system, press the key to confirm the status of the
inadvertently. Selects the function of the SWITCHER/VIDEO “ENTER” is not effective. system, the settings of the interface board, and so on.
MEMORY/INDEX keys.
6 CENT R/B keys SWITCHER: to select the input from the PC-3000 or To select the projector to be adjusted when the @¡ BLKG (blanking) key
Enter the centering adjustment mode of the red and the PC-1271/1271M Signal Interface Switcher. projectors are divided into multiple groups Enters the blanking adjustment mode in the pro-user
blue in the pro-user mode. VIDEO MEMORY: to select the set and adjusted First select the group index number and then the mode.
R: Press to enter the red centering adjustment mode. video memory data. projector’s device index number. You can adjust the blanking with the four arrow keys.
B: Press to enter the blue centering adjustment mode. INDEX: to select a projector by its index number To select a group, press the SW NO/OFF/GROUP For details, see “Blanking Adjustment” on page 28.
Perform the centering adjustment using the four arrow when multiple projectors are used. key, the group index number (1 to 99) and the ENTER
keys. key in sequence. When the group index has a double- @™ PATTERN key
!• SWITCHER/VIDEO MEMORY/INDEX keys digit number, be sure to press the SW NO/OFF/ Displays the internal test patterns of the projector.
7 MEMORY key When the SWITCHER/VIDEO MEMORY/ GROUP key before pressing each number key. Each press of the key advances the test pattern
Stores various adjusted data into memory. Then press the device index number of the projector (1 sequentially.
INDEX select switch is set to SWITCHER
When the PC-3000 or the PC-1271/1271M Switcher to 99) and finally press the ENTER key.
8 ON/SYANDBY keys e.g. To select the index number 52 projector in group @£ LCD LENS CONTROL keys
is connected to the projector, press a number key (1 to
Turn on and off the projector when the MAIN 91, press the keys as follows: These keys do not function with this projector.
8) to select the input from the switcher. Number key
POWER switch on the projector is set to ON. 9 and the 10/0 (ALL) key do not function. GROUP n 9 n GROUP n 1 n ENTER n 5
n 2 n ENTER. @¢ NORMAL key
To select an input when multiple switchers are
9 MENU key connected, set the SWITCHER/VIDEO MEMORY/ Erases the test pattern or cancels the various
Displays the main menu. Press it again to turn off the INDEX select switch to SWITCHER, then press the adjustment modes.
menu. SW NO/OFF/GROUP key. Next press the switcher
number (1 to 8) and the input number (1 to 8) in @∞ MUTING keys
0 Arrow keys sequence. Be sure to press the keys one after another PIC (Picture): Cuts off the picture. To restore the
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

Adjust the value or select the item in the menu. within 2 seconds. picture, press the key again.
e.g. To select input 4 of switcher 2, press the keys as AUDIO: This key does not funcion with this
follows: projector.
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Location and Function of Controls

Battery installation Notes on wireless remote control operation


• Be sure that there is nothing to obstruct the infrared
1 Push to open the lid. beam between the remote commander and the
projector.
• The operation range is limited. The shorter the

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distance between the remote commander and the


projector, the wider the angle within which the
remote commander can control the projector.
• The remote control detectors on the projector do not
operate when the remote commander is being used as
a wired remote control. If you wish to use the remote
commander as a wireless remote control, be sure to
2

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Install the three R6 (size AA) batteries (supplied) remove the connecting cable from both the remote
with the correct polarity. commander and the projector.
Be sure to install
the battery from
the ’ side. Connecting the remote commander to the Projecting
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Rear of the projector

1, 6 ON indicator/u STANDBY indicator/


Rear remote control detector (rear)
3 Replace the lid. Control panel (inside the cover on the
top)

IN OUT

PLUG IN POWER

CONTROL S CONTROL Front remote control detector


CONTROL S IN S OUT

Remote control cable (supplied)

Notes on batteries
• Be careful that the battery orientation is correct when
STATUS ON/OFF keys
6
inserting batteries. LIGHT

MUTING STATUS COMMAND


• Do not mix old battery with new one, or different
2
PIC AUDIO OFF ON OFF ON STANDBY ON
MUTING PIC key
RGB CENT
types of batteries. NORMAL APA DOT PHASE SIZE SHIFT R MEMORY MENU

LCD LENS CONTROL


• If you do not intend to use the remote commander for PATTERN ZOOM SHIFT FOCUS B

MENU key
a long time, remove the batteries to avoid damage VIDEO
INPUT SELECT
SELECT SYS SET BLKG RESET FUNCTION ENTER

from battery leakage. If a battery has leaked, remove 4 A B


VIDEO/S VIDEO

C D
PICTURE CONTROL
BRIGHT CONTR POSITION

the batteries, wipe the battery compartment dry and SWITCHER/VIDEO MEMORY/INDEX
1 2 3 4

replace the batteries with new ones. SWITCHER/VIDEO MEMORY/ 5 6 7 8 SHARP HUE COLOR VOL

INDEX select switch and 9


SW NO/
10/0(ALL) OFF/GROUP
VIDEO MEMORY
SWITCHER INDEX

number keys

1 Press the MAIN POWER switch on the rear of the projector.


The u STANDBY indicator lights in orange and the projector goes
into the standby mode.
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2 Press the ON key on the remote commander or the control panel. 5 Adjust the picture.
The ON indicator on the rear of the projector lights in green.
For details, see “Adjusting the picture” on page 24.
A white screen with the message shown below (warming up screen)
appears on the screen. For getting a stable picture, make sure to allow 6 To turn the power off, press the STANDBY key on the remote
the projector to warm up for 20 minutes after turning it on. commander or on the control panel of the projector, then set the MAIN
The message disappears temporarily in about 35 seconds, and will POWER switch on the projector to OFF.
appear subsequently for 5 seconds every 30 seconds.
To Press
For optimum turn off the on-screen display the STATUS OFF key.
performance,
white screen will The menus and warning messages appear
remain for even if the STANDBY key is pressed.
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20min
For immediate use
To restore the on-screen display, press the
push [MENU] key. STATUS ON key.
cut off the picture the MUTING PIC key.
To restore the picture, press the MUTING
PIC key.
Press the MENU key to cancel the warming up screen and see the
picture immediately after the projector is turned on if, for example, the
adjustment has been finished and warming up is not needed.

3 Turn on the power of the connected equipment.

4 Select the input signal to be projected with the INPUT SELECT keys.
VIDEO and SELECT: To project the signal input from the
equipment connected to the VIDEO IN or S VIDEO IN (or Y IN/C IN)
connectors. 1) Press the VIDEO key, then select VIDEO or S VIDEO
by pressing the SELECT key.
A: To project the RGB, component or HDTV signal input from the
equipment connected to the INPUT A connectors.
B: To project the signal input from the equipment connected to the
optional interface board other than the IFB-40 installed to the
INPUT B section.
C: To project the signal input from the equipment connected to the
optional interface board installed to the INPUT C section.
When the PC-3000 or PC-1271/1271M Signal Interface Switcher is
connected: Set the SWITCHER/VIDEO MEMORY/INDEX select
switch to SWITCHER and then select the input with the number
keys 1 to 8.

Note
When you select the input signal connected to the INPUT A, INPUT B or
INPUT C section, be sure to select the correct signal in the SET SETTING
1 menu. If an incorrect signal is selected, picture may be distorted.
For details, see “The SET SETTING 1 Menu” on page 38.
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1) For the VPH-G90E model, the optional IFB-G90E Video Interface Board is required for using the VIDEO connectors.

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Adjusting the Picture Centering Adjustment

Adjust the picture for your preference. The adjustment data can be saved in The three colors, red, green and blue must converge for correct projection.
the memory. If they do not converge, centering adjustment is necessary.

1 Adjust with the PICTURE CONTROL +/– keys.


MAIN POWER switch (rear) Rear remote control detector
(rear)
BRIGHT Brightness Control panel (inside the cover
on the top)
CONTR Picture contrast
COLOR Color intensity
HUE Hue
SHARP Sharpness
Front remote control detector
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The adjustment levels are digitally displayed with a range of MIN, 1,
2, ... 99, MAX.

CENT R key MEMORY key


LIGHT

MUTING STATUS COMMAND


PIC AUDIO OFF ON OFF ON STANDBY ON

RGB CENT ON key


NORMAL APA DOT PHASE SIZE SHIFT R MEMORY MENU

LCD LENS CONTROL


BRIGHT: 50 PATTERN ZOOM SHIFT FOCUS B

CENT B key INPUT SELECT


Arrow keys (V, v, B, b)
VIDEO SELECT SYS SET BLKG RESET FUNCTION ENTER
VIDEO/S VIDEO

2 Press the MEMORY key to save the data. A B C

SWITCHER/VIDEO MEMORY/INDEX
1 2 3 4
D
PICTURE CONTROL
BRIGHT CONTR POSITION

5 6 7 8 SHARP HUE COLOR VOL

SW NO/

Restoring the initial data


VIDEO MEMORY
9 10/0(ALL) OFF/GROUP SWITCHER INDEX

1 Press the PICTURE CONTROL key of the item which you want to
reset to the initial data.

2 Press the RESET key.


The selected item is reset to the initial data. 1 Turn the projector on by switching on the MAIN POWER switch and
pressing the ON key on the remote commander.
Notes
• The COLOR, SHARP and HUE keys do not function with the RGB input 2 Set the projector to the pro-user mode.
signals. For details, see “Pro-user mode” on page 31.
• The HUE and COLOR keys do not function if the input signal is black
and white. 3 Press the CENT R key.
• The HUE key does not function with the PAL or SECAM color input The built-in CROSS HAIR test pattern appears and the red line will be
source. adjustable.
Blue Green Red

RR CCEENNTT AADDJJ
R CENT ADJ
Red

Green
Hc:128
Hc:128
H:
Hc f1
:218
28
Hf:128
V:
Hf c1
:218
18 ADJ: Blue
Vc:118 AADDJJ::
V:
Vc f1
:1 8
30
Vf:130
Vf:130

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4 Press the arrow keys to move the red line until the red and green lines The size and shift of the input picture can be adjusted to fit the screen in
converge and become yellow. the pro-user mode only.
The red line moves according to the direction of the arrow.
Note
Blue Yellow
When you connect multiple input sources to the projector, such as when
using the switcher, adjust the picture size, picture shift and blanking for
RR CCEENNTT AADDJJ each input signal. The information about the input signal is shown in the
INPUT INFO menu.
Yellow
Hc:128
Hc:128
Hf:128
SIZE adjustment
Hf:128 Blue
Vc:118
Vc:118 AADDJJ::
Projecting

Projecting
Vf:130
Vf:130
Adjust the picture size if it does not fit the screen.

5 Press the CENT B key. 1 Press the RGB SIZE key.


The blue line will be adjustable. (Use the RGB SIZE key even for the signal other than RGB.)
Blue Yellow
2 Adjust the picture size with RGB SIZE ADJ
COARSE
the arrow keys.
B CENT ADJ
B CENT ADJ V : The vertical size is Picture
expanded.
Screen
Yellow v : The vertical size is
reduced. Hc:[80]
Hc:128 Hf: 80
Hc:128
Hf:128
Hf:128 Blue b : The horizontal size is Vc: 80
ADJ:

Vc:118
Vc:118 A AD DJ J: : expanded. Vf: 80
Vf:130
Vf:130
B : The horizontal size is
reduced.
6 Press the arrow keys to move the blue line until the blue and yellow
lines converge.
To adjust precisely, press the RGB SIZE key again. The projector
The blue line moves according to the direction of the arrow.
enters the FINE adjustment mode, and you can fine adjust the size. By
When all three color lines converge, the test pattern will become white.
pressing the RGB SIZE key again, the COARSE adjustment mode is
resumed.
B CENT ADJ

3 Press the MEMORY key to save the adjustment data.

Hc:128 Resetting to the initial preset size


Hf:128
Vc:118 ADJ:
The picture size of the video signal can be reset to the initial preset size by
Vf:130 pressing the RESET key in RGB SIZE adjustment mode. (The picture size
of signals other than the video signal cannot be reset.)
7 Press the MEMORY key.
The normal display is restored.
SHIFT adjustment
If the picture needs to be shifted to fit the screen, adjust the position of the
picture.

1 Press the RGB SHIFT key.


(Use the RGB SHIFT key even for the signal other than RGB.)
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

(continued)

26 Projecting Projecting 27
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

Adjusting the Size And Shift of the Picture

2 Adjust the shift with the arrow keys.


V : The picture is shifted
upward. RGB SHIFT ADJ

Adjustments and
COARSE V SHIFT:
v : The picture is shifted NARROW Screen
downward.
b : The picture is shifted
rightward.
Hc:[50]
Picture
settings using the menu
B : The picture is shifted
ADJ:

Hf: 50
V :MIN
leftward.

To adjust precisely, press the RGB SHIFT key again. The projector
enters the FINE adjustment mode, and you can fine adjust the
Projecting

horizontal shift only. By pressing the RGB SHIFT key again, the
COARSE adjustment mode is resumed.

Note
Using the Menu
When the RGB or HDTV signal is input, the adjustable range of the
vertical shift (V SHIFT) can be set to WIDE or NARROW by pressing the

Adjustments and settings using the menu


POSITION +/– keys. When the video, S video, component or SDI 4 : 2 : 2 Menu items Setting items
signal is input, V SHIFT is automatically fixed to NARROW and the The projector is equipped with an on-screen menu for
adjustable range of the vertical shift will become narrower than that of the making various adjustments and settings. STATUS:ON
VIDEO
PIC

RGB or HDTV signal. There are two menu modes : user mode and pro-user CTRL
PIC MUTING:OFF
INPUT-A:RGB
SET

mode, to limit the menu items according to the level of SETTING1


INPUT-B:RGB
INPUT-C:RGB
SET

3 Press the MEMORY key to save the adjustment data. the operator of the projector. SETTING2

INPUT
INFO.
USER MODE:NORMAL

Resetting to the initial preset position


SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

The position of the picture of the video signal can be reset to the initial Basic Menu Operation
preset position by pressing the RESET key in RGB SHIFT adjustment 3 Use the v or V keys to select a setting item, then
mode. (The position of the picture of signals other than the video signal 1 Press the MENU key. press the b key or the ENTER key.
cannot be reset.) The menu display appears. The adjustment menu or the setting menu (pop-up
The menu presently selected is highlighted in blue. menu) appears.
Blanking adjustment VIDEO
PIC
CTRL
VIDEO MEMORY
No.10
To go to the next page
SET 16:9 NTSC SIGNAL If there are two or more pages for a menu, the $
If the displayed picture is larger than the screen, cut off the excess parts. SETTING1
CONTRAST 80
SET
SETTING2
BRIGHT
COLOR
50
50
indication appears below the bottom item. Move
the cursor to the bottom item with the v key, then
1 Press the BLKG key.
INPUT
INFO.
HUE
SHARP
50
50
press the v key.
SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

2 Press the POSITION +/– keys or the BLKG key to select the part to be
To go back to the previous page
adjusted. 2 Use the v or V keys to select a menu, then press Move the cursor to the top item with the V key,
• When you press the + key or the the b key or the ENTER key. then press the V key.
BLKG key, the position cycles BLKG ADJ The selected menu appears.
through the following order: TOP
The setting items that are indicated in white (continued)
TOP n BOTTOM n LEFT n cannnot be selected.
RIGHT n TOP ...
• When you press the – key, the T:[50]
position cycles in reverse order. B: 50
L:MAX
ADJ:

NEXT: + –
R: 50

3 Adjust with the arrow keys.


• Press the v and V keys to adjust the TOP and BOTTOM positions.
• Press the B and b keys to adjust the LEFT and RIGHT positions.

4 Press the MEMORY key to save the adjustment data.


28 Projecting Adjustments and settings using the menu 29
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1-16

Using the Menu

4 Make adjustment or setting on the menu.


Menu Modes Pro-user mode (P) 5 Press the MENU key.
The menu in the pro-user mode appears with the
To change the adjustment level This is the menu mode for advanced end users who letter “P” at the top-left of the screen.
To increase the level, press the V or b key. There are two menu modes for this projector.
know the operation and functions of the projector very
To decrease the level, press the v or B key. well. The menu items for detailed settings and
P
PIC VIDEO MEMORY
VIDEO
CTRL
No.10
Then press the ENTER key to store the level. The adjustments are provided so that they can get the most
User mode PIC
SETTING1
16:9 NTSC SIGNAL
CONTRAST 80
original screen is restored. of the projector functions. PIC BRIGHT 50
SETTING2
COLOR 50
HUE 50
This is the menu mode for end users. Only the Pro-user mode indication INPUT

To select an item SETTING


SHARP 50
minimum menu items for usual settings and SET

Use the v or V key to select an item in a pop-up SETTING1


SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

adjustments appear in this mode. P VIDEO


menu. For some items, the result or effect of the
PIC D.PICTURE:OFF
selection is simultaneously reflected on the screen. No indication for user mode CTRL
COLOR SYS:AUTO To reset to the user mode
For other items, press the B key or the ENTER key PIC
SETTING1
SET UP:0
Perform the same steps for setting to the pro-user
COMPONENT FORMAT
to confirm the selection. The selected setting is VIDEO PIC mode, and set USER MODE in the SET SETTING 1
stored and the pop-up menu disappears. PIC VIDEO MEMORY SETTING2
CTRL
No.10 menu to NORMAL.
INPUT
Pop-up menu SET 16:9 NTSC SIGNAL SETTING Press the ENTER or B key to turn off the menu. When
SETTING1
CONTRAST 80 SET the MENU key is pressed again, the menu in the user
VIDEO SET BRIGHT 50 SETTING1
SEL: SET: ENTER
PIC
CTRL
STATUS:ON
PIC MUTING:OFF
SETTING2
COLOR 50
EXIT: MENU
mode appears.
Adjustments and settings using the menu

Adjustments and settings using the menu


SET I N P U T - A : R G RBG B INPUT HUE 50
SETTING1
I N P U T - B : R G CBO M P O N E N T INFO.
SET I N P U T - C : R G HBD T V - Y P B P R SHARP 50
HDTV-GBR
SETTING2

INPUT
To set to the pro-user mode
SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

1
INFO.

Press the MENU key.


SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

The menu in the user mode appears.


The user mode is factory preset. By pressing the
For details on setting individual items, see the relevant MENU key for the first time, the user mode appears. 2 Press the v or V key to select SET SETTING 1,
menu pages. then press the ENTER or b key.
VIDEO
STATUS:ON
To clear the menu display PIC
CTRL
PIC MUTING:OFF
SET INPUT-A:RGB
SETTING1
INPUT-B:RGB
INPUT-C:RGB
Press the MENU key or NORMAL key. SET
SETTING2

USER MODE:NORMAL
The menu display also disappears automatically if no INPUT
INFO.

key is pressed for about one minute. SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

Memory of the settings 3 Press the v or V key to select USER MODE, then
press the ENTER or b key.
The settings in the menus are automatically stored in VIDEO
STATUS:ON
the projector memory. You can also store the settings PIC
CTRL
PIC MUTING:OFF
INPUT-A:RGB
by pressing the MEMORY key. SET
SETTING1
INPUT-B:RGB
SET INPUT-C:RGB
SETTING2

INPUT USER MODE:NORMAL


INFO.

SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

4 Press the v or V key to select PRO in the pop-up


menu, then press the ENTER or B key.
The menu disappears.
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

30 Adjustments and settings using the menu Adjustments and settings using the menu 31
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

The PIC CTRL (Picture Control) Menu [User/Pro-user modes]

The PIC CTRL menu displays the information on the Aspect ratios preset at the factory CONTRAST HUE
picture adjustments. The data for the following aspect ratios have been
To adjust the picture, use the keys on the remote stored in each video memory number at the factory.
VIDEO VIDEO
commander. PIC
CTRL
VIDEO MEMORY PIC
CTRL
VIDEO MEMORY
No.10 No.10
Items that can be adjusted are highlighted in green. No. Aspect ratio SET
SETTING1
16:9 NTSC SIGNAL SET
SETTING1
16:9 NTSC SIGNAL
CONTRAST 80 CONTRAST 80
You cannot select the items indicated in white. 1 4:3 SET
SETTING2
BRIGHT 50 SET
SETTING2
BRIGHT 50
COLOR 50 COLOR 50
HUE 50 HUE 50
2 4:3 INPUT
INFO.
SHARP 50
INPUT
INFO.
SHARP 50
VIDEO
VIDEO MEMORY
3 4:3 SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU
PIC
CTRL
No.10 4 4:3
SET 16:9 NTSC SIGNAL
5 4:3
SETTING1
CONTRAST 80 The higher the setting, the greater the contrast. At high settings, the picture becomes greenish.
BRIGHT 50 6 16 : 9
SET
SETTING2
COLOR 50
The lower the setting, the lower the contrast. At low settings, the picture becomes purplish.
INPUT HUE 50 7 16 : 9
INFO.
SHARP 50 8 16 : 9
9 16 : 9 BRIGHT (brightness) SHARP (sharpness)
SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

10 16 : 9
VIDEO VIDEO
PIC VIDEO MEMORY PIC VIDEO MEMORY
CTRL CTRL
No.10 No.10
SET 16:9 NTSC SIGNAL SET 16:9 NTSC SIGNAL
Adjustments and settings using the menu

Adjustments and settings using the menu


SETTING1 SETTING1
CONTRAST 80 CONTRAST 80
VIDEO MEMORY SET
SETTING2
BRIGHT 50 SET
SETTING2
BRIGHT 50
COLOR 50 COLOR 50
INPUT HUE 50 INPUT HUE 50
INFO. INFO.
SHARP 50 SHARP 50
Indicates the number of video memory.
SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU
The number 1 to 10 can be selected with the VIDEO
MEMORY keys on the remote commander.
VIDEO
The higher the setting, the brighter the picture. The higher the setting, the sharper the picture.
PIC
CTRL
VIDEO MEMORY
No.10
The lower the setting, the darker the picture. The lower the setting, the softer the picture.
SET 16:9 NTSC SIGNAL
SETTING1
CONTRAST 80
SET BRIGHT 50
SETTING2
COLOR 50
INPUT
INFO.
HUE 50 COLOR Input signals and adjustable/setting items
SHARP 50

SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

VIDEO Input signal


VIDEO MEMORY
PIC
CTRL
No.10 Item Video or Component HDTV RGB
SET 16:9 NTSC SIGNAL S video (Y/C)* SDI 4:2:2
The video memory is a part of the SET MEMORY, SETTING1
CONTRAST 80
BRIGHT 50
and stores 10 types of the aspect ratio, picture quality, SET
SETTING2
COLOR 50 VIDEO Y Y Y Y
HUE 50 MEMORY
etc. INPUT
INFO.
SHARP 50

Select a video memory number 1 to 10, then the CONTRAST Y Y Y Y


SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

aspect ratio and picture quality that you adjust will be BRIGHT Y Y Y Y
stored in the selected video memory. COLOR Y Y Y N
The higher the setting, the greater the intensity.
If you want to use the aspect ratio and picture quality HUE Y Y Y N
The lower the setting, the lower the intensity. (NTSC3.58 /
data stored in the INPUT MEMORY, select OFF.
NTSC4.43
system only)
Contents of the video memory data Y Y Y N
SHARP
COLOR TEMPERATURE, D. PICTURE, V SHIFT
WIDE/NARROW, COMPONENT FORMAT, COMB Y: Adjustable/can be set
FILTER, DRC LEVEL, CONTRAST, BRIGHT, N: Not adjustable/cannot be set
COLOR, HUE, SHARP, RGB SIZE, RGB SHIFT,
* For the VPH-G90E model, the optional IFB-G90E Video
BLANKING Interface Board is required.

32 Adjustments and settings using the menu Adjustments and settings using the menu 33
1-17
1-18

The PIC SETTING 1 (Picture Setting 1) Menu The PIC SETTING 2 (Picture Setting 2) Menu
[Pro-user mode] [Pro-user mode]

The PIC SETTING 1 menu is used for setting the SET UP The PIC SETTING 2 menu is used for setting the Note
picture quality. picture quality. The DRC is effective only when the 15 kHz signal
Items that can be set are highlighted in green. Changes the set up level (standard black level) to 0 Items that can be set are highlighted in green. complies with the timing of the video signal. If it has a
You cannot select the items indicated in white. IRE or 7.5 IRE according to the NTSC source signal. You cannot select the items indicated in white. particular timing, the image may be disturbed with the
P VIDEO DRC ON.
P VIDEO
PIC D.PICTURE:OFF PIC D.PICTURE:OFF P VIDEO
CTRL
COLOR SYS:AUTO CTRL
COLOR SYS:AUTO
COMB FILTER:3D
PIC
SETTING1
SET UP:0 PIC
SETTING1
SET UP:0
COMPONENT FORMAT
PIC
CTRL
DRC:ON DRC LEVEL
COMPONENT FORMAT PIC
DRC LEVEL:HIGH
SETTING2 PIC
PIC SETTING1
SETTING2 INPUT
SETTING
Selects the effect of the DRC for the NTSC signal.
PIC
INPUT SET
SETTING1
SETTING2 This item can be selected only for an interlaced signal.
SETTING SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

INPUT
SET SETTING P VIDEO
SETTING1
SEL: SET: ENTER
PIC COMB FILTER:3D
EXIT: MENU CTRL
SET DRC:ON
0 IRE: Normally, set to this position. SETTING1
SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU
PIC
SETTING1
DRC LEVEL:HIGH

7.5 IRE: Set to this position when the black color is PIC
SETTING2

too light. INPUT

D. (Dynamic) PICTURE SETTING

SET

COMB FILTER SETTING1


SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

Emphasizes the black of the composite video, S video COMPONENT FORMAT


HIGH is preset at the factory. Select LOW if the
Adjustments and settings using the menu

Adjustments and settings using the menu


(Y/C) or component signal. Selects the comb filter which reduces the cross color
Selects the format of the component input signal. and dot interference of the NTSC signal to reproduce picture is glaring.
P VIDEO
PIC
CTRL
D.PICTURE:OFF
COLOR SYS:AUTO P VIDEO
clear images.
PIC
SETTING1
SET UP:0
COMPONENT FORMAT
PIC
CTRL
D.PICTURE:OFF
COLOR SYS:AUTO P VIDEO
Input signals and adjustable/setting items
PIC PIC SET UP:0 PIC COMB FILTER:3D
SETTING1
SETTING2
COMPONENT FORMAT CTRL
DRC:ON
INPUT
SETTING
PIC
SETTING2
PIC
SETTING1
DRC LEVEL:HIGH Input signal
SET
SETTING1
INPUT
SETTING
PIC
SETTING2
Item Video or Component HDTV RGB
SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

SET INPUT
S video (Y/C) * SDI 4:2:2
SETTING1 SETTING
SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

SET
SETTING1
COM FILTER Y N N N
ON: Emphasizes the black to produce a bolder
SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU
(NTSC3.58
system only)
“dynamic” picture. SMPTE/EBU-N10: Set to this position if the input
OFF: Reproduces the dark portions of the picture signal is the SMPTE or EBU-N10 format DRC Y Y N Y
3D: Three-dimensional comb filter. Normally use this
(15 kHz
accurately, in accordance with the source signal. component signal. comb filter. RGB
BETACAM7.5: Set to this position if the input signal 3LINE: 3LINE comb filter. This comb filter may be only)
is the Betacam format component signal. more effective for fast-moving pictures. DRC LEVEL Y Y N Y
COLOR SYS (System) (15 kHz
RGB
Input signals and adjustable/setting items only)
Selects the color system of the composite video or S DRC (Digital Reality Creation)
video (Y/C) signal.
Set to ON to make the NTSC signal 4-times density Y: Adjustable/can be set
P VIDEO
Input signal N: Not adjustable/cannot be set
PIC
CTRL
D.PICTURE:OFF Item Video or Component HDTV RGB image.
COLOR SYS:AUTO
PIC SET UP:0 S video (Y/C)* SDI 4:2:2 * For the VPH-G90E model, the optional IFB-G90E Video
SETTING1
COMPONENT FORMAT P VIDEO
PIC D. PICTURE Y Y N N PIC COMB FILTER:3D Interface Board is required.
CTRL
SETTING2 DRC:ON
Y N N DRC LEVEL:HIGH
INPUT
SETTING
COLOR SYS N PIC
SETTING1

SET
SETTING1
SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU
SET UP Y N N N PIC
SETTING2

(NTSC3.58 / INPUT
SETTING

NTSC4.43 SET

system only) SETTING1


SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

Select among AUTO, NTSC3.58, PAL, SECAM,


COMPONENT N Y N N
NTSC4.43 and PAL-M.
FORMAT Normally set to ON. When a 15 kHz signal is input,
Normally, set to AUTO.
Y: Adjustable/can be set the DRC function activates. When the DRC is not
If the picture is distorted or colorless, select the color
N: Not adjustable/cannot be set required, set to OFF.
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

system according to the input signal.


* For the VPH-G90E model, the optional IFB-G90E Video
Interface Board is required.

34 Adjustments and settings using the menu Adjustments and settings using the menu 35
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

The INPUT SETTING Menu [Pro-user mode]

The INPUT SETTING menu is used to adjust the input CLAMP is used as a standard for setting the black SYNC SEL (select) AUTO: Automatic setting mode. Normally set to this
signal. level of a picture correctly. The standard position of position.
Items that can be adjusted are displayed in green. the clamp depends on the kind of sync signal being Selects the sync signal when using an external sync NORMAL: Set to this position for a normal sync
You cannot select the items indicated in white. used. Normally, the projector CPU judges the signal signal. input, that is, when there is no video signal on the
and sets the position automatically. However, the CPU sync line.
P INPUT-A
P INPUT-A can misjudge the signal because of noise. If the PIC COLOR TEMP:6500 SYNC w VIDEO: Set to this position when the video
CTRL
CLAMP:AUTO
PIC
CTRL
COLOR TEMP:6500 luminance of the picture seems to be incorrect, the PIC V SHIFT:WIDE signal is on the sync line and the sync of the image
CLAMP:AUTO SETTING1
SYNC SEL:AUTO
V SHIFT:WIDE
clamp position may need to be changed. PIC SYNC ROUTE:AUTO is distorted in the AUTO position.
PIC SETTING2
VIDEO LOCK:NORMAL
SETTING1
SYNC SEL:AUTO AUTO: Automatic setting mode. Normally set to this INPUT

PIC SYNC ROUTE:AUTO position.


SETTING

SETTING2
VIDEO LOCK:NORMAL SET
SETTING1
VIDEO LOCK
INPUT
SonG: Set to this position if the black seems too light SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

SETTING
or greenish.
SET
SETTING1
H/C: Set to this position if the picture is too dark or When an RGB signal is input Selects the range of the frequency deviation of the
SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU
luminance is unstable. AUTO: Automatic setting mode. Normally set to this input signal so that the INPUT MEMORY data is
HP: If the luminance is still incorrect after changing to position. switched automatically if the frequency deviation
the SonG or H/C position, set to this position and SonG: Set to this position if you project the picture exceeds the selected range. This item can be selected
COLOR TEMP (Temperature) perform the H-SHIFT adjustment. using the sync on G signal. only for RGB input signals.
TRI-LEVEL S: Set to this position if the picture is C: Set to this position if you project the picture using P INPUT-A
Adjustments and settings using the menu

Adjustments and settings using the menu


Selects the appropriate color temperature according to dark when using the tri-level sync. the composite sync signal. PIC
CTRL
COLOR TEMP:6500
CLAMP:AUTO
V SHIFT:WIDE
your application and the input source signal. HV: Set to this position when using the horizontal/ PIC
SETTING1
SYNC SEL:AUTO
Notes SYNC ROUTE:AUTO
P INPUT-A
vertical sync signal. PIC
SETTING2
VIDEO LOCK:NORMAL
PIC
CTRL
COLOR TEMP:6500 • If the external signal does not have the SonG signal, INPUT
SETTING
CLAMP:AUTO
PIC
SETTING1
V SHIFT:WIDE the H/C position is recommended. When an HDTV signal is input SET
SETTING1
SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU
SYNC SEL:AUTO
PIC
SETTING2
SYNC ROUTE:AUTO • If the luminance is still incorrect after changing the You can select the items below instead of the above
VIDEO LOCK:NORMAL
INPUT
SETTING
clamp setting, check the input signal and the items.
SET
connections. NORMAL: Normally set to this position.
SETTING1
SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

AUTO: Automatic setting mode. Normally set to this WIDE: Set to this position if the input signal is
position. unstable or flickers. This phenomenon may appear
9300: standard color temperature for consumer-use V (Vertical) SHIFT INT: Set to this position when using the internal sync during variable speed playback by the VCR. etc.
products signal.
6500: standard color temperature for business-use Sets the adjustable range of the vertical shift of the EXT [C]: Set to this position when using the external
products input signal. Input signals and adjustable/setting items
composite sync signal.
5400: standard color temperature for HDTV P INPUT-A EXT [HV]: Set to this position when using the
3200: standard color temperature for medical products PIC COLOR TEMP:6500 Input signal
CTRL
CLAMP:AUTO external horizontal/vertical sync signal.
and studio cameras PIC V SHIFT:WIDE Item Video or Component HDTV RGB
SETTING1
SYNC SEL:AUTO
CUSTOM: If you wish to make the color of a SYNC ROUTE:AUTO S video (Y/C)* SDI 4:2:2
PIC
SETTING2
VIDEO LOCK:NORMAL
Note
particular input signal uniform to that of another COLOR Y Y Y Y
INPUT
SETTING For an RGB signal, this item can be selected only TEMP
display, select CUSTOM, then adjust the white SET
SETTING1 when SonG and C/HV are included.
balance.
SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU
CLAMP N N N Y
V SHIFT N N Y Y
WIDE: Normally, set to this position (factory preset). SYNC ROUTE SYNC SEL N N Y Y
CLAMP NARROW: When some signal such as a SYNC N N N Y
superimposed signal with unstable vertical sync. ROUTE
Selects the route of the sync signal when the RGB
Corrects the luminance of the input picture. signal is input, the picture may be distorted signal is input to INPUT A. VIDEO N N N Y
P INPUT-A vertically. In this case, set to this position. LOCK
PIC COLOR TEMP:6500
P INPUT-A
CTRL
CLAMP:AUTO
V SHIFT:WIDE
Adjustable range in the lower direction will PIC COLOR TEMP:6500 Y: Adjustable/can be set
PIC CTRL
CLAMP:AUTO
SETTING1
SYNC SEL:AUTO
SYNC ROUTE:AUTO
become narrow. PIC V SHIFT:WIDE N: Not adjustable/cannot be set
PIC SETTING1
SETTING2 SYNC SEL:AUTO
VIDEO LOCK:NORMAL
PIC SYNC ROUTE:AUTO
INPUT
SETTING Note SETTING2
VIDEO LOCK:NORMAL * For the VPH-G90E model, the optional IFB-G90E Video
SET
INPUT
SETTING Interface Board is required.
SETTING1
SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU When the video, S video, component or SDI 4:2:2 SET
SETTING1

signal is input, V SHIFT is fixed to NARROW. SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

36 Adjustments and settings using the menu Adjustments and settings using the menu 37
1-19
1-20

The SET SETTING 2


The SET SETTING 1 Menu [User/Pro-user modes] Menu [User/Pro-user modes]

The SET SETTING 1 menu is used for changing the INPUT A INPUT C The SET SETTING 2 menu is used for changing the
default settings of the projector. default settings of the projector.
Items that can be adjusted are highlighted in green. Selects the signal input from the INPUT A connectors. Selects the signal input from the IFB-12/12A Signal Items that can be adjusted are highlighted in green.
You cannot select the items indicated in white. Interface Board (not supplied) installed to the INPUT You cannot select the items indicated in white.
VIDEO
PIC
CTRL
STATUS:ON
PIC MUTING:OFF
C section and set to the INPUT mode.
VIDEO SET INPUT-A:RGB User mode
SETTING1
INPUT-B:RGB VIDEO
PIC STATUS:ON SET INPUT-C:RGB PIC STATUS:ON VIDEO
CTRL
PIC MUTING:OFF SETTING2 CTRL
PIC MUTING:OFF
PIC GROUP INDEX: 1
USER MODE:NORMAL INPUT-A:RGB
SET INPUT-A:RGB INPUT
INFO.
SET
SETTING1
INPUT-B:RGB
CTRL
DEVICE INDEX: 1
SETTING1
INPUT-B:RGB SET INPUT-C:RGB
SET
SETTING2
SET INPUT-C:RGB SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

USER MODE:NORMAL
SETTING1
SETTING2 INPUT
INFO.
SET
INPUT USER MODE:NORMAL SETTING2
INFO. SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU
RGB: Inputs the RGB signal. INPUT
INFO.

SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU


COMPONENT: Inputs the component signal.
HDTV-YPBPR: Inputs the HDTV(YPBPR) signal. RGB: Inputs the RGB signal. SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

HDTV-GBR: Inputs the HDTV(GBR) signal. COMPONENT: Inputs the component signal.
HDTV-YPBPR: Inputs the HDTV(YPBPR) signal.
STATUS HDTV-GBR: Inputs the HDTV(GBR) signal.
INPUT B VIDEO: Inputs the composite video signal. GROUP INDEX
Adjustments and settings using the menu

Adjustments and settings using the menu


Selects the on-screen display mode. S-VIDEO: Inputs the S video signal.
Selects the signal input from the IFB-12/12A Signal Indicates the group index number when the group
VIDEO
PIC
CTRL
STATUS:ON Interface Board (not supplied) installed to the INPUT Note index is set.
PIC MUTING:OFF
SET
SETTING1
INPUT-A:RGB B section and set to the INPUT mode. When a signal interface board other than the IFB-12/
INPUT-B:RGB
SET INPUT-C:RGB 12A is installed or the IFB-12/12A is set to the Note
SETTING2 VIDEO
INPUT
INFO.
USER MODE:NORMAL PIC
CTRL
STATUS:ON
PIC MUTING:OFF OUTPUT mode, the menu items cannot be selected. The group index number can be set in the pro-user
SET
SETTING1
INPUT-A:RGB
INPUT-B:RGB
mode.
SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU
SET INPUT-C:RGB
SETTING2

INPUT
INFO.
USER MODE:NORMAL USER MODE
ON: Shows all of the on-screen displays. DEVICE INDEX
SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

OFF: Turns off all of the on-screen displays except for Selects the menu mode between the user mode and the
warning messages and menu displays. pro-user mode. Indicates the device index number which is set by the
RGB: Inputs the RGB signal. DEVICE INDEX switches on the rear of the projector.
VIDEO
COMPONENT: Inputs the component signal. PIC
CTRL
STATUS:ON
PIC MUTING:OFF
PIC. (Picture) MUTING HDTV-YPBPR: Inputs the HDTV(YPBPR) signal. SET
SETTING1
INPUT-A:RGB
INPUT-B:RGB
HDTV-GBR: Inputs the HDTV(GBR) signal. SET
SETTING2
INPUT-C:RGB

Set to ON to cut off the picture. VIDEO: Inputs the composite video signal. INPUT
INFO.
USER MODE:NORMAL

When set to ON, “PIC MUTING” appears on the S-VIDEO: Inputs the S video signal.
SEL: SET: ENTER
screen. EXIT: MENU

VIDEO Note
PIC STATUS:ON
CTRL
PIC MUTING:OFF When a signal interface board other than the IFB-12/ NORMAL: User mode
SET INPUT-A:RGB
SETTING1
INPUT-B:RGB 12A is installed or the IFB-12/12A is set to the PRO: Pro-user mode
SET INPUT-C:RGB
SETTING2
OUTPUT mode, the menu items cannot be selected.
INPUT USER MODE:NORMAL
INFO.
For details, see “Menu Modes” on page 30.
SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU
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VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

The SET SETTING 2 Menu The INPUT INFO (Information) Menu [User/Pro-user modes]

Pro-user mode SIRCS RECEIVER The INPUT INFO menu displays the information on INPUT SIGNAL
P VIDEO the current input signal.
SET GROUP INDEX: 1 Selects the remote control detectors on the front and Displays the type of current input signal.
SETTING2
DEVICE INDEX: 1 INPUT-A
INPUT
rear of the projector, if the wireless remote control PIC fH: 31.40KHz INT. OSC: No input
INFO.
SIRCS RECEIVER: does not operate correctly due to the influence of a CTRL
fV: 59.99Hz COMPONENT: Component input signal
FRONT&REAR H/C:P V:P SonG:N
SET
INFO
LANGUAGE:ENGLISH
fluorescent lamp, etc. SET
SETTING1
IDTV: IDTV input signal from the optional PC-1271/
INPUT SIGNAL:
P VIDEO SET RGB 1271M Signal Interface Switcher via the optional
SETTING2
SET
SETTING2
GROUP INDEX: 1 INPUT MEMORY No. 3 IFB-3000 Interface Board installed to the PC-1271/
DEVICE INDEX: 1 n No. 12
SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU
INPUT
INFO.
SIRCS RECEIVER:
INPUT
INFO.
VIDEO MEMORY:1 1271M.
SET
INFO
FRONT&REAR
LANGUAGE:ENGLISH
16:9 NTSC SIGNAL 15 kRGB: 15 kHz RGB input signal
SEL: EXIT: MENU RGB: RGB input signal
HDTV YPBPR: HDTV YPBPR input signal
GROUP INDEX SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

HDTV GBR: HDTV GBR input signal


fH (Horizontal frequency) SDI 4:2:2: SDI 4:2:2 input signal
Sets the group index number with which multiple FRONT & REAR: Activates both the front and rear DRC: when the DRC is set to ON
projectors and switcher are assigned in the same group. detectors.
Indicates the horizontal frequency of the input signal.
1 to 99 group index number can be set. FRONT: Activates the front detector only. Video or S video signals
This indication is not an absolute value, but is only
REAR: Activates the rear detector only. NTSC 3.58: NTSC 3.58 input signal
used as a guide.
Adjustments and settings using the menu

Adjustments and settings using the menu


OFF: Deactivates both the front and rear detectors. NTSC 4.43: NTSC 4.43 input signal
The horizontal frequency of the input signal is
indicated in green; that of the internal signal in yellow. PAL: PAL input signal
PAL-M: PAL-M input signal
LANGUAGE SECAM: SECAM input signal
GROUP INDEX: 1 fV (Vertical frequency) B/W: Black and white input signal
Selects the language used in the on-screen displays. S-VIDEO: S video input signal
P VIDEO Indicates the vertical frequency of the input signal.
SET GROUP INDEX: 1
DEVICE INDEX
SETTING2
DEVICE INDEX: 1 This indication is not an absolute value, but is only
INPUT INPUT MEMORY No.
INFO.
SIRCS RECEIVER: used as a guide.
SET FRONT&REAR
Indicates the device index number which is set by the
INFO
LANGUAGE:ENGLISH The vertical frequency of the input signal is indicated
POWER SAVING:OFF The upper number is the memory number of the data
DEVICE INDEX switches on the rear of the projector. in green; that of the internal signal in yellow.
automatically loaded when the current signal is input.
SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

The lower number is the new memory number in


H/C (Horizontal/Composite sync) which the adjustment data of the current input signal is
Available languages are: English, FRANCAIS V (Vertical sync) stored. The existing memory number is displayed in
(French), DEUTSCH (German), ITALIANO (Italian), SonG (Sync on Green) green, and a new memory number in yellow.
ESPANOL (Spanish), (Japanese) and
(Chinese). Indicates the polarity and use of each sync signal. VIDEO MEMORY
P: The polarity of the sync signal is positive.
N: The polarity of the sync signal is negative. The selected video memory number is indicated.
–: No sync signal is input.

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The SET INFO (information) Menu [Pro-user mode]

The SET INFO menu displays the information on the


serial number.

P INPUT-A
SER.No.:xxxxxxx
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examples
SET
SETTING2

INPUT
INFO.

SET
INFO

SEL: EXIT: MENU

SER. (serial) No.


Installation Examples
Indicates the serial number of the projector.
Adjustments and settings using the menu

Installation and the preliminary adjustments should be carried out by


Qualified Sony Personnel. This projector allows you to project the picture
between 90 and 300 inches.

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VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

42 Adjustments and settings using the menu Installation/connection examples 43


VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

Installation Examples

Installation 1: Floor Installation Using Front Projection Flat Screen Installation 2: Ceiling Installation Using Front Projection Flat Screen
Be sure that the projector is level to the floor. Use the PSS-90 Projector Suspension Support (not supplied).

Wall
F
Rotation axis of
E the PSS-90
G
H
A Ceiling
274.8
D Center of the green lens Center of 372 (14 3/4) (10 7/8)
13.6˚ B the screen 13.6˚

D
B Center of the green lens
Center of the screen A

Standard hole E: Horizontal distance between the center of the screen and the center of the green lens
for installation Wall H: Horizontal distance between the center of the screen and the projector’s front surface

Tolerances
B: ±5%
H Floor Other measurements: 0% to +5%
C
E
F Unit:mm (inches)
Screen size 90 100 120 150 180 200 250 300
B: Difference in height between the projector’s bottom surface and the center of the screen (inches)
E: Horizontal distance between the center of the screen and the center of the green lens
F: Horizontal distance between the center of the screen and the standard hole for installation A (Vsize) 1372 1524 1829 2286 2743 3048 3810 4572
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H: Horizontal distance between the center of the screen and the projector’s front surface (54 1/8) (60) (72 1/8) (90) (108) (120) (150) (180)

Tolerances B (Hcent) 985 1046 1170 1384 1584 1717 2038 2383
B: ±5% (38 7/8) (41 1/4) (46 1/8) (54 1/2) (62 3/8) (67 5/8) (80 1/4) (93 7/8)
Other measurements: 0% to +5% D (TD) 2587 2847 3373 4285 5137 5702 7065 8533
(101 7/8) (112 1/8) (132 7/8) (168 3/4) (202 1/4) (224 1/2) (278 1/4) (336)
E (Xlens) 2514 2767 3278 4165 4993 5542 6867 8294
The distances in gray are the factory preset settings. Unit:mm (inches)
(99) (109) (129 1/8) (164) (196 5/8) (218 1/4) (270 3/8) (326 5/8)
Screen size 90 100 120 150 180 200 250 300
(inches) F (Lhole) 2932 3185 3696 4310 5138 5687 7012 8439
(115 1/2) (125 1/2) (145 5/8) (169 3/4) (202 3/8) (224) (276 1/8) (332 1/4)
A (Vsize) 1372 1524 1829 2286 2743 3048 3810 4572
(54 1/8) (60) (72 1/8) (90) (108) (120) (150) (180) G (Lmax) 3520 3773 4284 5171 5999 6548 7873 9300
(138 5/8) (148 5/8) (168 3/4) (203 5/8) (236 1/4) (257 7/8) (310) (366 1/4)
B (Hcent) 889 950 1074 1288 1488 1621 1942 2287
(35) (37 1/2) (42 3/8) (50 3/4) (58 5/8) (63 7/8) (76 1/2) (90 1/8) H (Lfront) 2437 2690 3201 4088 4916 5465 6790 8217
(96) (106) (126 1/8) (161) (193 5/8) (215 1/4) (267 3/8) (323 5/8)
C (Width) 28a) 32b)
(1 1/8) (1 5/16)
D (TD) 2587 2847 3373 4285 5137 5702 7065 8533
(101 7/8) (112 1/8) (132 7/8) (168 3/4) (202 1/4) (224 1/2) (278 1/4) (336)
E (Xlens) 2514 2767 3278 4165 4993 5542 6867 8294
(99) (109) (129 1/8) (164) (196 5/8) (218 1/4) (270 3/8) (326 5/8)
F (Lhole) 2795 3048 3559 4445 5273 5823 7147 8574
(110 1/8) (120) (140 1/8) (175) (207 5/8) (229 3/8) (281 1/2) (337 5/8)
G (Lmax) 3520 3773 4284 5171 5999 6548 7873 9300
(138 5/8) (148 5/8) (168 3/4) (203 5/8) (236 1/4) (257 7/8) (310) (366 1/4)
H (Lfront) 2437 2690 3201 4088 4916 5465 6790 8217
(96) (106) (126 1/8) (161) (193 5/8) (215 1/4) (267 3/8) (323 5/8)

a) Sony VPS-100FM
b) Sony VPS-120FH and VPS-120FM

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Connection Examples

When making connections: Connecting a BNC connector:


Connecting Multiple Projectors
• Before connecting any cables, make sure that each
2 Twist to the right.
piece of equipment to be connected is turned off.
This is an example to connect multiple projectors directly using the PJ
• Use cables appropriate for the equipment to be
COM interface.
connected.
Install the optional IFB-12/12A Signal Interface Board to the INPUT B
• A loose connection may cause hum or noise.
section of the projector.
• When disconnecting a cable, pull it out from the plug;
not the cable itself. 2 Align the pins with the pin holes and
• Also refer to the instruction manual of the equipment push the plug into the socket. Rear
Video equipment Computer
to be connected.
AC power cord (supplied)

Connecting Directly to the Projector AC IN to a wall outlet

SYNC/HD
S

VD
Use the IFU-1271/1271M Signal Interface Unit.

G
VIDEO

R
VIDEO IN

B
IN
First
Rear
projector INPUT A
Color to video input
IN OUT
*
R G B SYNC/HD VD
IN OUT Y IN C IN R/PR
monitor AC IN IN OUT
R-Y/PR Y B-Y/PB B/PB SYNC/HD VD
IFB-12/12A
AC power cord (supplied) L (MONO)

VIDEO S VIDEO R-Y/VIDEO Y/Y B-Y/C


ON
R
Signal Interface
TRIGGER LINK VIDEO INPUT A
IN OUT 123456 AUDIO Board (optional)
to a wall outlet IN OUT RS-232C/422A IN PJ COM OUT

*
RS-232C RS-422A

VIDEO PLUG IN POWER

OUT CONTROL S DEVICE INDEX REMOTE

PJ COM
VIDEO OUT S VIDEO PJ COM IN OUT
IN OUT R G B SYNC/HD VD
IN OUT Y IN C IN OUT
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R-Y/PR Y B-Y/PB
IN OUT

Attach the

SYNC/HD

VD
R

B
VIDEO S VIDEO
TRIGGER LINK VIDEO INPUT A supplied
terminator.
IN OUT RS-232C/422A IN PJ COM OUT
RS-232C RS-422A

PLUG IN POWER

CONTROL S DEVICE INDEX REMOTE


5BNC cable

VIDEO IN S VIDEO INPUT A


IN
G

SYNC/HD

VD
R

S VIDEO
VIDEO IN IN PJ COM IN
to video output NPUT A
Second
IFU-1271/1271M to RGB output projector IN OUT R G B SYNC/HD VD
Video equipment IN OUT
IN OUT Y IN C IN R-Y/PR Y B-Y/PB

Signal Interface Unit


to S video output TRIGGER LINK
VIDEO
VIDEO
S VIDEO
INPUT A
IFB-12/12A
IN OUT RS-232C/422A IN PJ COM OUT
signal interface to RGB input
RS-232C RS-422A

board, etc. PLUG IN POWER

CONTROL S DEVICE INDEX REMOTE


to RGB output to RGB input
PJ COM OUT
Color
Computer *
monitor
Attach the
* For the VPH-G90E model : supplied
IFB-G90E Video Interface Board (optional) terminator.
Signal flow
* For the VPH-G90E model :
IFB-G90E Video Interface Board (optional) Signal flow
Setting up
• Set INPUT A in the SET SETTING 1 menu (page 38) to RGB.
• Select VIDEO or S VIDEO by pressing the INPUT SELECT keys on the
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

remote commander. (continued)

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Connection Examples

Note
Using the PC-3000 Signal Interface Switcher
Be sure to terminate the PJ COM IN or OUT connector not in use by
attaching the supplied terminator.
When you connect the PC-3000 Signal Interfrace Switcher (not supplied)
to the INPUT A section, you can connect easily various input sources and
Setting up
switch them by pressing the SWITCHER/VIDEO MEMORY/INDEX keys
• Set the IN/OUT selector on the IFB-12/12A to OUT (output). The signal
on the remote commander.
input to INPUT A is output from the IFB-12/12A.
• Set the device index number of the first projector which is connected
Rear
directly to the video equipment or computer to “01,” and the second
projector to “02”(page 52).
• When using the remote commander as a wireless remote control, activate AC IN AC power cord (supplied)
the remote control detector of a piece of the equipment in the system
only and deactivate those of the other equipment. Perform the setting on to a wall outlet
*
the projector using “SIRCS RECEIVER” in the SET SETTING 2 menu
(page 40).
IN OUT R G B SYNC/HD VD
IN OUT Y IN C IN R-Y/PR Y B-Y/PB
IN OUT

VIDEO S VIDEO
TRIGGER LINK VIDEO INPUT A

IN OUT RS-232C/422A IN PJ COM OUT


RS-232C RS-422A

PLUG IN POWER

CONTROL S DEVICE INDEX REMOTE

PJ COM OUT
INPUT A PJ COM IN

Attach the

SYNC/HD

VD
R
supplied
terminator.
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5BNC cable

to PJ COM OUT * For the VPH-G90E model :


IFB-G90E Video Interface Board
(optional)
to OUTPUT

Computer PC-3000 Switcher Signal flow

Note
Be sure to terminate the PJ COM IN or OUT connector not in use by
attaching the supplied terminator.

Setting up
• Set the device index number of the projector to “01” (page 52).
• Set the switcher number to “1”on the switcher.
For setting, refer to the Operating Instructions of the switcher.
• When using the remote commander as a wireless remote control, activate
the remote control detector of a piece of the equipment in the system only
and deactivate those of the other equipment. Perform the setting on the
projector using “SIRCS RECEIVER” in the SET SETTING 2 menu (page
40).
For setting on the switcher, refer to the Operating Instructions of the switcher.

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Confirming the System Construction Using the PC-1271/1271M Signal Interface Switcher
After all the connections are complete, confirm that equipment of the When you install the optional IFB-40 Signal Interface Board to the
system is properly setup. projector and connect the PC-1271/1271M Signal Interface Switcher to the
IFB-40, you can connect easily various input sources.
1 Connect the AC power cords of all equipment to the AC outlets. You can select the input to the switcher easily by pressing the
SWITCHER/VIDEO MEMORY/INDEX keys on the remote commander.
2 Press the SYS SET key on the remote commander or the control panel.
Information on the system construction and the settings of the interface Rear
boards, etc. are automatically confirmed. Then the message disappears.
AC IN AC power cord (supplied)
Note
When you want to use the projector without connecting the switcher after to a wall outlet
using the switcher in the system connections, it is necessary to confirm the *
system construction again by pressing the SYS SET key after all the
connections are complete. If you press the key, “Master Switcher not exit” IN OUT
IN OUT
IN OUT
Y IN C IN
R
R-Y/PR
G
Y
B
B-Y/PB
SYNC/HD VD

REMOTE1 MODE

appears, but the system construction is automatically recognized. IFB-40 Signal


TRIGGER LINK
VIDEO
VIDEO
S VIDEO
INPUT A IN OUT
Interface Board
IN OUT
(optional)
RS-232C/422A IN PJ COM OUT
RS-232C RS-422A

When a system error is detected PLUG IN POWER

CONTROL S DEVICE INDEX REMOTE

INPUT A
VIDEO IN S VIDEO
The following messages are displayed on the screen. IN IN

SYNC/HD

VD
R
Message Remedy SIC-M or CCQ-BRS
connecting cable
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Master Switcher not exist. Set the switcher that outputs the signal to
the projector to number 1.
Same DEVICE INDEX for Projector Change either number of the projectors
detected. that have the same number. to video output to RGB output to REMOTE 1 OUT
Same DEVICE INDEX for Switcher Change either number of the switchers
Video PC-1271/1271M Video
detected. that have the same number. equipment Computer Switcher equipment
to S Video output

* For the VPH-G90E model : IFB-G90E Video Interface Board (optional) Signal flow

Choose the appropriate cable from the following table.


1m 2m 5m 10 m 15 m 25 m 50 m
— CCQ-2BRS CCQ-5BRS CCQ-10BRS — CCQ-25BRS CCQ-50BRS
SIC-M-1 — SIC-M-5 — SIC-M-15 SIC-M-25 SIC-M-50

Notes
• Insert the female and male plugs of the SIC-M or CCQ-BRS cable
correctly.
• You can extend the SIC-M or CCQ-BRS cable up to 50 m.
• The video signal input to the IFB-40 installed to the INPUT B section
should not exceed 70 MHz. When projecting the video signal which
exceeds 70 MHz, connect the signal source to the INPUT A connectors
using the 5BNC cables.
Setting up
• Set INPUT-A in the SET SETTING 1 menu (page 38) to RGB.
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

• Select VIDEO or S VIDEO by pressing the INPUT SELECT keys on the


remote commander.
• Set the SINGLE/SECOND/OTHER select switch on the switcher to
SINGLE.
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Setting the Index Numbers

When you connect multiple projectors in your system, you have to set the Notes
group index and device index numbers for each projector. • Do not set the same device index number on multiple projectors in the
same system.
• Do not set the device index number to “00.” If you do, the projector will
To set the group index number be operated only with the keys on the control panel. It cannot be
controlled with the wired or wireless Remote Commander, or with an
If you set the same group index number to multiple projectors and external equipment via the PJ COM connector.
switchers, you can operate them simultaneously, for example, to select the
input, by designating the group index number. Notes on setting of the index number
• Set the same group index number for all equipment of the same
1 Set the projector to the pro-user mode. system connection (those on the signal route between the signal source
For details, see “Menu Modes” on page 30. and the projector).

2 Display the SET SETTING 2 menu, select GROUP INDEX by PC-3000


pressing the v or V key, and press the ENTER key. PJ COM
Signal flow
Set the same group index number.
P VIDEO
GROUP INDEX: 1
PC-3000
SET
SETTING2
DEVICE INDEX: 1
INPUT Signal flow PJ COM
INFO. SIRCS RECEIVER:
FRONT&REAR
SET
INFO LANGUAGE:ENGLISH
Projector
Set the different group index number
for two systems.
SEL: SET: ENTER EXIT: MENU

PC-3000

3 Set a group index number 1 to 99 by pressing the B or b key, then Signal flow PJ COM

press the ENTER key. Projector Set the same group index number.
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Signal flow PJ COM
Projector

• Set the correct group and device index numbers and the switcher
GROUP INDEX: 1
number.
Group index number
Do not set the same device index number or the same switcher number in
one group.
4 Press the MENU key to exit the menu mode. For example, if there are different pieces of equipment with the switcher
number 1, the error message will appear when the SYS SET key is
pressed.
To set the device index number
• Set the switcher that outputs the signal to the projector to number 1.
If you set the device index number, you can control each projector PC-3000
individually with the supplied remote commander.
Set the device index number with the DEVICE INDEX switches on the
PC-3000 Set this switcher to 1.
rear of the projector. Device index number “01” is set at the factory. Do
not change from “01” if the projector is used alone.
Projector
Ten’s digit Unit’s digit
0 1
Notes on connections when two or more switchers are used
• Mount the IFB-12/12A interface board to the slot 1 of the number (n)
switcher and connect the output connector of the number (n+1)
switcher to the IFB-12/12A.
• You can attach the IFB-12/12A signal interface board (when the IN/
OUT switch is set to OUT) only to the number 1 switcher.
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Setting the Index Numbers

To select the projector by designating the index numbers

When the switchers and projectors are connected as illustrated, select the
desired projector by pressing the keys on the remote commander as shown
below.
Maintenance / Other
PJ COM

Number 2 switcher Number 2 switcher


PC-3000 PC-3000
Signal flow PJ COM Signal flow PJ COM

PC-3000 Number 1 switcher PC-3000 Number 1 switcher

Signal flow PJ COM Signal flow PJ COM


Projector A Device index 01 Projector C Device index 01
Signal flow
PJ COM
Signal flow
PJ COM
Troubleshooting
Projector B Projector D
Device index 02 Device index 02

If the projector appears to be operating erratically, try to diagnose and


Group index 1 Group index 2
correct the problem using the following guide. If the problem still persists,
consult with qualified Sony personnel.
Example:
Symptom Cause Remedy
To select all the projectors
The power does not turn on. The MAIN POWER switch is turned off. Press the MAIN POWER switch on the projector
GROUP n ALL n ENTER n ALL n ENTER
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(see page 21).


Projectors A, B, C and D are selected. The power turns on and Check the error code in the LED display window on
There may be an internal problem.
immediately turns off. the rear of the projector and consult with qualified
To select projectors with device index 01 from all the groups personnel.
GROUP n ALL n ENTER n 1 n ENTER Picture does not appear. The picture is cut off. Press the MUTING PIC key (see page 23).
Projectors A and C are selected. If no menu appears, external signal and/ Check the input signal and sync in the INPUT INFO
or sync is not input correctly. menu and connect them correctly (see page 41).

Maintenance/Other
To select a projector with device index 01 from group index 2 If menu appears with no input, sync Check SYNC SEL in the INPUT SETTING menu
GROUP n 2 n ENTER n 1 n ENTER connection is not correct. and connect the sync correctly, if necessary (see
Projector C is selected. page 37).
If no menu appears with no input, there Consult with qualified personnel.
may be an internal problem.
To select all the projectors from group index 2
Picture is too dark. Contrast is set to minimum. Adjust the contrast with the CONTR + key (see page
GROUP n 2 n ENTER n ALL n ENTER 24).
Projectors C and D are selected. Clamp setting is not correct. Change the clamp setting in the INPUT SETTING
menu (see page 36).
Notes
Picture is distorted. The input signal is not selected correctly. Select a correct signal in the INPUT A, INPUT B or
• Set the group index and device index numbers correctly. If more than two INPUT C option in the SET SETTING 1 menu (see
projectors are set to the same group index and device index numbers, an page 38).
error message will be displayed when the SYS SET key is pressed. On-screen displays do not The on-screen displays are turned off. Press the STATUS OFF key (see page 23).
appear.
• If the group index is a tens digit number, press the GROUP key before
The projector does not The device index number is set to “00.” Set the DEVICE INDEX switches on the projector
each press of the number key. to a number other than “00” (see page 52).
operate with the remote
Example: commander.
To select a projector with device index 13 of group index 12 INPUT A cannot be selected. INPUT A is in switcher mode. Press the SYS SET key (see page 50).
GROUP n 1 n GROUP n 2 n ENTER n 1 n 3 n ENTER INPUT B cannot be selected. The IFB-12/12A interface board installed Set the IN/OUT selector on the IFB-12/12A to IN.
to INPUT B is in OUT mode.
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Specifications

Optical characteristics Input/Output HDTV Y/PB/PR: Supplied Accessories


Y: 1 Vp-p ± 2 dB, 75 ohms Remote control RM-PJ1001 (1)
Projection system VIDEO (VPH-G90U/G90M only) terminated, R6 (size AA) batteries (3)
3 picture tubes, 3 lenses, horizontal VIDEO IN: BNC type (1) Tri-level sync: ±0.3 Vp-p, Bi-level Remote control cable (15 m (49.5
inline system Composite video input, 1 Vp-p ± sync: 0.3 Vp-p feet) long) (1)
Picture tube 9-inch high luminance, 2 dB, sync negative, 75 ohms PB/PR: 0.35 Vp-p ± 2 dB, 75 ohms AC Power cord (1)
electromagnetic focus tubes, with terminated terminated Lens cap (3)
coolant sealed VIDEO OUT: BNC type (1) HDTV GBR: PJ COM terminator (1)
Projection lens HACC (High-resolution Aspherical Loop-through output of VIDEO IN G with sync: 1 Vp-p ± 2 dB, 75 Operating Instructions (1)
and Color Corrected) multicoating S VIDEO (VPH-G90U/G90M only) ohms terminated, Acquired safety regulations
lenses Y IN: BNC type (1) Tri-level sync: ±0.3 Vp-p, Bi-level VPH-G90U:
Projected picture size Luminance signal, 1 Vp-p ± 2 dB, sync: 0.3 Vp-p UL1950, CSA No.950
Factory-adjusted to 120 inches sync negative, 75 ohms B/R: 0.7 Vp-p ± 2 dB, 75 ohms FCC Class A, IC Class A
(diagonal measure) terminated terminated DHHS, DNHW
Range: 90 to 300 inches (diagonal C IN: BNC type (1) CONTROL S IN/PLUG IN POWER: VPH-G90E/G90M:
measure) adjustable Chrominance signal, 1 Vp-p ± 2 stereo minijack type (1) TÜV (EN60950), PTB
dB, sync negative, 75 ohms 5 Vp-p, plug in power, DC 5 V CE-Marking, C-Tick Mark
Light output ANSI lumen 1) (color temperature:
terminated maximum output 60 mA
6500°K)
S VIDEO IN: 4-pin mini-DIN (1) OUT: stereo minijack type (1)
350 lm (fH: 150 kHz, fV: 50 Hz)
Y (luminance) signal: 1 Vp-p loop-through output of CONTROL Optional accessories
280 lm (fH: 15 kHz, fV: 60 Hz)
± 2 dB, sync negative, 75 ohms S IN
Peak white: 1300 lm terminated TRIGGER Minijack type (1) Signal Interface Switcher PC-3000
All white: 500 lm C (luminance) signal: 0.286 Vp-p POWER ON: DC 12 V, Signal Interface Unit IFU-1271/1271M
± 2 dB, 75 ohms terminated output impedance 4.7 kilohms Projector Suspension Support PSS-90
(NTSC) Interface Board IFB-12/12A/20/21/40/50/1000/G90E
Electrical characteristics POWER OFF: 0 V
0.3 Vp-p ± 2 dB, 75 ohms LINK IN: minijack (1) Signal Interface Cable
terminated (PAL) SIC-10/20A/20B/20C/21/22/23/24/
Color system NTSC, PAL, SECAM, NTSC4.43, and OUT: minijack (1)
S VIDEO OUT: 4-pin mini-DIN (1) 24A/24B/25/26/26A
PAL-M switched automatically RS-232C/422A D-sub 9-pin type (1)
Loop-through output of S VIDEO HD D-sub 15-pin to 5 BNC cable SMF-400
Resolution 700 TV lines (video input) PJ COM D-sub 9-pin type (2)
IN HD D-sub 15-pin to HD D-sub 15-pin cable SMF-401
1100 TV lines (HDTV input) INPUT A BNC type (5)
2500 × 2000 pixels (RGB input at fH: 9-pin remote cable for RS-232C/422A
Analog RGB/Component: General RCC-5G/10G/30G

Maintenance/Other
Maintenance/Other

102 kHz, fV: 50 Hz) R/R-Y: 0.7 Vp-p ± 2 dB,


RGB inputs Horizontal frequency: 15 kHz to 150 Screen VPS-100FH (100" flat)
75 ohms terminated, positive Dimensions 750 × 385.5 × 1,066 mm (29 17/32 × VPS-120FH (120" flat)
kHz G: 0.7 Vp-p ± 2 dB, 75 ohms
Vertical frequency: 38 Hz to 150 Hz 15 3/16 × 41 31/32 inches) (w/h/d) VPS-100FM (100" flat, powered)
terminated, positive Mass Approx. 110 kg (242 lb 8 oz) VPS-120FM (120" flat, powered)
Test signal Various test pattern generators G with sync/Y: 1 Vp-p ± 2 dB, 75
incorporated Power requirements
ohms terminated, sync negative VPH-G90U: AC 120 V; 9 A, 50/60 Some items may not be available in certain areas. For
B/B-Y: 0.7 Vp-p ± 2 dB, 75 ohms Hz details, please consult your nearest Sony office.
terminated, positive VPH-G90E/G90M: AC 220-240 V;
SYNC/HD: Composite sync: 0.6–8 5 A, 50/60 Hz
Vp-p high impedance, sync Power consumption
positive/negative VPH-G90U: Max. 1,050 W (Standby
Vertical sync width: wider than mode: 14 W)
horizontal scanning interval (2H) VPH-G90E/G90M: Max. 1,000 W
VD:Vertical sync: 0.6–8 Vp-p high (Standby mode: 14 W)
impedance, sync positive/ negative Operating temperature
Vertical sync width: Wider than 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
horizontal scanning interval (2H) Operating humidity
.......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 35% to 85% (no condensation)
1) ANSI lumen is a measuring method of American National Standard IT 7.215.
Storage temperature
–20°C to 60°C (–4°F to 140°F)
Storage humidity10% to 90%
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Specifications Index

Pin assignment S VIDEO connector (mini-DIN 4-pin) A I, J, K, L R


(VPH-G90U/G90M only)
Adjusters 13 Index 40, 52 Remote commander
RS-232C/422A connector (D-sub 9-pin, female) location and function of controls
Chrominance Luminance Adjusting Initialization screen 22
the blanking 28 17
Input signal selection 22
the centering 25 notes 20
Installation
the picture 24 Resetting
ceiling installation 45
GND GND
the size/shift of the picture 27 picture settings to the initial preset
diagrams 44, 45
levels 24
floor installation 44
the size/shift to the initial preset levels
Pin No. Signal
B 27, 28

1 GND Ground Battery


Design and specifications are subject to change
2 TX Receive without notice.
installation 20 M S
notes 20
3 RX Transmit Menu Supplied accessories 57
Blanking adjustment 28
4 GND Ground INPUT INFO menu 41
Supplied tool 13
INPUT SETTING menu 36
5 Not used
C Operation 29
6 GND Ground Modes 30 T
7 TX Receive Carrying the projector 14 PIC CTRL menu 32
8 RX Transmit Clamp setting 36 PIC SETTING 1 menu 34 Turning off the on-screen display 23
PIC SETTING 2 menu 35
9 GND Ground Connecting
SET INFO menu 42
remote commander to the projector U
SET SETTING 1 menu 38
20
SET SETTING 2 menu 39
directly to the projector 46 User mode 30
PJ COM connector (D-sub 9-pin, female) multiple projectors 47
using the PC-3000 Signal Interface N
Switcher 49 V
Control panel Notes
for wireless remote control operation Video memory 32
location and function of controls
17 20
on batteries 20
Cutting off the picture 23 W
Pin No. Signal Warming up screen 22
1 GND Ground D, E, F O

Maintenance/Other
Maintenance/Other

2 BUS BUSY Busy Optional accessories 57


Device index number 40, 52
3 TX/RX Receive/Transmit Dynamic picture 34
4 GND Ground DRC (Digital Reality Creation) 35 P, Q
5 Not used
Pin assignment 58
6 GND Ground
G Precautions 8
7 BUS BUSY Busy
Pro-user mode 31
8 TX/RX Receive/Transmit Group index number 40, 52
Projecting the picture 21
9 GND Ground
H
Handles 14
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3-865-264-11 (2)

Multiscan Projector
Installation Manual for Dealers

VPH-G90E
VPH-G90M
VPH-G90U
©1998 by Sony Corporation
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Table
Table of Contents
of contens

Installation The INPUT MEM. (memory) OPTION Menu ..................... 66


Installation Procedures ..................................................... 5 The SET INFO (information) Menu ..................................... 68
Before Installation ............................................................. 6 The SERVICE SETTING 1 Menu ........................................ 68
Using the Handles to Carry the Projector ............................... 6 The SERVICE SETTING 2 Menu ........................................ 69
Necessary Clearance for Installation and Maintenance .......... 7 The SERVICE SETTING 3 Menu ........................................ 70
Notes on Screen .................................................................... 10 The PIC ORBITING Menu ................................................... 71
Installation Diagrams ...................................................... 12 The INT. OSC (internal oscillation) SETTING Menu .......... 72
Floor Installation Using Front Projection Flat Screen .......... 12 The TIMER Menu ................................................................. 73
Ceiling Installation Using Front Projection Flat Screen ....... 14 The ABL (Automatic Brightness Limiter) LINK Menu ....... 74
Floor Installation Using Rear Projection Flat Screen ........... 16 Test Patterns .................................................................... 75
Modifying Parts ................................................................ 18 Test Patterns .......................................................................... 75
Opening the Upper Cover ..................................................... 18 Test Patterns in Each Mode ................................................... 76
Using the Adjusters ............................................................... 19 Warm-up before adjustment ........................................... 77
Changing the Polarity............................................................ 20
Adjusting the CRT Conversion Angle .................................. 22 Adjustments
Adjustment Procedure .................................................... 78
Connections Adjusting the Lens Focus and Scheimpflug ................. 81
Location and Function of the Rear Panel ...................... 24 Preparation ............................................................................ 81
Switching the 75-ohm Terminate Connectors Adjusting the Green Lens Focus and Scheimpflug ............... 81
(VPH-G90M/G90U only) .............................................. 27 Adjusting the Red Lens Focus and Scheimpflug .................. 85
Connecting Directly to the Projector ............................. 29 Adjusting the Blue Lens Focus and Scheimpflug ................. 86
Connecting Multiple Projectors ...................................... 30 Adjusting the Magnetic Focus ....................................... 87
Using the PC-3000 Signal Interface Switcher ............... 32 Saving the Standard Magnetic Focus Data ........................... 92
Confirming the System Construction .................................... 37 Adjusting the Registration .............................................. 93
Using the PC-1271/1271M Signal Interface Switcher ... 38 Preparation ............................................................................ 93
Keys for Adjusting ................................................................ 94
Before Adjustment Adjusting the Green Registration .......................................... 95
For Remote Control ......................................................... 42 Adjusting the Red Registration ........................................... 108
Preparation of the Remote Commander ................................ 42 Adjusting the Blue Registration .......................................... 119
Keys on the Remote Commander ......................................... 46 Saving the Standard Registration Data ............................... 121
Using the MENU ............................................................... 50 Fine Adjustment for Each Input Signal ........................ 122
Basic Menu Operation .......................................................... 50 Selecting the Input Signal ................................................... 122
Menu Modes ......................................................................... 51 Fine Magnetic Focus and AQP/DQP Adjustments ............. 122
The PIC CTRL (Picture Control) Menu................................ 55 Fine Registration Adjustment.............................................. 122
The PIC SETTING 1 (Picture Setting 1) Menu .................... 57 SIZE Adjustment ................................................................. 123
The PIC SETTING 2 (Picture Setting 2) Menu .................... 58 SHIFT Adjustment .............................................................. 123
The INPUT SETTING Menu ................................................ 59 Blanking Adjustment........................................................... 124
The SET SETTING 1 Menu ................................................. 62 Adjusting the White Balance .............................................. 125
The SET SETTING 2 Menu ................................................. 63 Adjusting the Picture Quality ....................................... 129
The INPUT INFO (Information) Menu ................................ 65 (continued)
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Saving the Adjustment Data ......................................... 130


Memory Blocks ................................................................... 130
Saving the Data to the Service Block.................................. 132
Input Memory ..................................................................... 133

Installation

Installation
Video Memory .................................................................... 137
Resetting the Data ......................................................... 138
Resetting the Item in Adjustment Only (Normal Reset) ..... 138
Resetting Multiple Items Simultaneously (All Data Reset) 139

Others
Setting the Index Numbers ........................................... 141
Link Functions ............................................................... 145
Using the Linked ABL Function ......................................... 145
Self-diagnosis Function ................................................ 148 Installation Procedures
List of the Projection Distance by Angle
of Optical Axis ........................................................... 150
By default, this projector is adjusted for 120-inch front projection on the
floor/desk. If you install the projector in other conditions, you have to
Index ............................................................................... 156 change some settings. Therefore, installation procedures depend on the
screen size or type, and installation method.

1 Verify the conditions of installation, such as angle of optical axis,


projection distance, height of the projector and screen.
.
2 Change the polarity according to the projection patterns. (page 20)
.
3 Install the projector and screen. (page 12)
.
4 Adjust the lens focus approximately. (page 81)
.
5 Reset the registration data to the factory setting. (page 138)
.
6 Adjust the CRT conversion angle. (page 22)
.
7 Connect external video equipment. (page 27)
.
The installation is completed.
Perform the adjustments following the adjustment procedure.
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Before
Before Installation
Installation

Using the Handles to Carry the Projector Necessary Clearance for Installation and Maintenance
Carry the projector with four persons or more by using the front, rear and Make sure to provide enough room for maintenance service. Install the
side (right and left) handles. projector, making reference to the dimensions below.
Installation

Installation
Note
Using the handles There should be a space of at least 30 cm (1 3/16 inches) around the
ventilation holes at the rear. Never block the holes with any material.
Pull out the front and rear handles or the side handles.

Front

750 (29 5/8)

Ventillation holes

Remote control

21.5
detector

(7/8)
Putting away the handles

70.5 (2 7/8)
226 (9)
Push the handle release lever under each handle. The handle is
automatically retracted. 774 (30 1/2)
Mass: 110 kg (242 lb 8 oz) Unit: mm (inches)

Rear

Remote control detector ON indicator


STANDBY indicator Ventillation holes

(3 7/8)
96.8
39 (1 9/16)

167.4
(6 5/8)
99 (4)
LED window 198.5 (7 7/8)

601.5 (23 3/4) 35 (1 7/16)


VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

Unit: mm (inches)

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Before Installation

Bottom Side

The standard hole for installation on the bottom surface is useful for
reference when measuring for installation. There are seven holes on the
1066 (42)
bottom surface of the projector. For ceiling installation using the optional
Installation

Installation
Location of the standard
PSS-90 Projector Suspension Support, use five holes to attach the PSS-90. hole for installation Center of projection balance

.5
The other two holes are spare ones.

(6 1/4)
∅157

°
11.9
Notes
• Use only the M8 meter screws of 10 mm (13/32 inches) to 30 mm (1 3/16

385.5 (15 1/4)

289 (11 1/2)


inches) long for the attachment holes for the PSS-90.
• When attaching the PSS-90, use the M8 meter screws of 20 mm (25/32
inches) supplied with the PSS-90.

308.5 (12 1/4) 168 16.5 (21/32)


(6 5/8)
40 (1 5/8) 679 (26 3/4) 40 (1 5/8)

Hole for attaching an


adjuster With the covers open

50 (2)
(M10 meter screw,
Max 30 mm (1 3/16
inches))

4-∅60 Holes for attaching


the PSS-90

96
(M8 meter screws,
11

R1

/4)
20 mm (25/32 inches)) R4

3
(7
Location of the standard hole for installation /)
1 4
179 (7 1/8) (16
547 (21 5/8)

1031.6 (40 5/8)

385.3 (15 1/4)


384 (15 1/8)

340 (13 1/2)


573 (22 5/8)

354 (14)
322 (12 3/4) Holes for attaching
the PSS-90
(M8 meter screws,
20 mm (25/32 inches))
Receptacles for the 401.2 (15 7/8)
projections on the PSS-
340.5 (13 1/2)

90 (Standard hole for 415.8 (16 3/8) Center of projection balance


(12 1/4)
308.5

installation)
16.5 (21/32)
211.5 (8 3/8)

Spare holes for


50 (2)

installation Unit: mm (inches)

35 (1 7/16) 90 90
(3 5/8) (3 5/8)
35 (1 7/16)
3
550 (21 /4)
580 (22 7/8)

Unit: mm (inches)

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Before Installation

Notes on Screen Types of screen

Front projection screen for floor installation Rear projection screen


Screen size Screens with an aspect ratio other than The bead screen is recommended. A screen of this type A screen manufactured using two sheets, the fresnel
4:3 reflects the brightest light. and lenticular, is recommended for a bright and clear
Installation

Installation
full-screen picture projection.
The screen size is the diagonal length of the screen in When the height is greater
inches, while the aspect ratio of the screen is 4:3. The Calculate the screen size with 4:3 aspect ratio from the Bead Center of the screen Screen Horizontal viewing area
screen
ratio of the screen height, width, and diagonal is 3:4:5. screen height as shown below. Install the projector and
4 screen in accordance with the screen size obtained.
Projector
Brightest picture

3 Projector
5

Front projection screen for ceiling installation


The silver screen is recommended. You can get a
picture that is two to four times brighter than that of
If you use a screen with 4:3 aspect ratio whose size is --- : Screen whose aspect ratio is 4:3 the white screens.
not given in the table below, you can calculate the White screen
screen height and width from the screen size (inches) When viewers watch the projected picture in a wide
Screen size (inch) = (height (mm) × 5/3) × 1/25.4 area, you can obtain a picture that appears equally
as follows.
Calculate at the conversion rate of 25.4 mm to the Projector bright from all parts of the room using the white screen
Example: When the screen height is 1500 mm Silver
for both floor and ceiling installations. Note that you
inch. (1500 (mm) × 5/3) × 1/25.4 = Approx. 98 inches
screen
will not be able to get a clear picture in this case unless
the room is dark.
Height (mm) = Screen size × 25.4 × 3/5 When the width is greater
Width (mm) = Screen size × 25.4 × 4/5 Calculate the screen size with 4:3 aspect ratio from the Brightest picture
Center of the screen
screen width as shown below. Install the projector and
Screen size and dimensions screen in accordance with the screen size obtained.
Screen size (inches)
(Diagonal) Height (mm) Width (mm)
90 1372 1829
100 1524 2032
120 1829 2438
Projector
150 2286 3048
180 2743 3658
200 3048 4064
250 3810 5080
300 4572 6096 ---: Screen whose aspect ratio is 4:3

Screen size (inch) = (width (mm) × 5/4) × 1/25.4

Example: When the screen width is 2000 mm


(2000 (mm) × 5/4) × 1/25.4 = Approx. 98 inches
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Installation
Before Installation Diagrams

Floor Installation Using Front Projection Flat Screen When the Screen Size is not Mentioned in the Tables

Be sure that the projector is level to the floor. You can calculate the installation measurements described below when
you use the screen whose size is not mentioned in the tables on pages 12
and 14.
Installation

Installation
Wall

G
Check your installation conditions:
• Screen size to be used (S)
A • Installation measurements at the end of the manual, ES and BS for
D Center of the green lens smaller screen size and EL and BL for larger screen size
13.6˚ See the tables on pages 150 to 155.

B
Center of the screen

Standard hole
for installation

Center of the green lens


H Floor
C
E B
F Center of the screen

B: Difference in height between the projector’s bottom surface and the center of the screen
E: Horizontal distance between the center of the screen and the center of the green lens
F: Horizontal distance between the center of the screen and the standard hole for installation
H: Horizontal distance between the center of the screen and the projector’s front surface E

E: Projection distance
Tolerances
B: Screen heights
B: ±5%
Other measurements: 0% to +5%

Now you can calculate the installation measurements as follows:


The distances in gray are the factory preset settings. Unit:mm (inches) E (mm) = ES + ((S – smaller screen size) × (EL – ES) × 0.1)
Screen size 90 100 120 150 180 200 250 300 B (mm) = BS + ((S – smaller screen size) × (BL – BS) × 0.1) + 289
(inches)
A (Vsize) 1372 1524 1829 2286 2743 3048 3810 4572 Example: when using 124-inch screen
(54 1/8) (60) (72 1/8) (90) (108) (120) (150) (180)
According to the tables on page 151, the values E and B are as follows:
B (Hcent) 889 950 1074 1288 1488 1621 1942 2287
(35) (37 1/2) (42 3/8) (50 3/4) (58 5/8) (63 7/8) (76 1/2) (90 1/8)
ES = 3279, BS = 791 (As the smaller screen size is 120 inch.)
28a) 32b)
EL = 3570, BL = 861 (As the smaller screen size is 130 inch.)
C (Width)
(1 1/8) (1 5/16) Therefore,
D (TD) 2587 2847 3373 4285 5137 5702 7065 8533 E (mm) = 3279 + ((124 –120) × (3570 – 3279) × 0.1) = 3395.4 (mm)
(101 7/8) (112 1/8) (132 7/8) (168 3/4) (202 1/4) (224 1/2) (278 1/4) (336) B (mm) = 791 + ((124 – 120) × (861 – 791) × 0.1) + 289 = 1108 (mm)
E (Xlens) 2514 2767 3278 4165 4993 5542 6867 8294
(99) (109) (129 1/8) (164) (196 5/8) (218 1/4) (270 3/8) (326 5/8)
F (Lhole) 2795 3048 3559 4445 5273 5823 7147 8574
(110 1/8) (120) (140 1/8) (175) (207 5/8) (229 3/8) (281 1/2) (337 5/8)
G (Lmax) 3520 3773 4284 5171 5999 6548 7873 9300
(138 5/8) (148 5/8) (168 3/4) (203 5/8) (236 1/4) (257 7/8) (310) (366 1/4)
H (Lfront) 2437 2690 3201 4088 4916 5465 6790 8217
(96) (106) (126 1/8) (161) (193 5/8) (215 1/4) (267 3/8) (323 5/8)

a) Sony VPS-100FM
b) Sony VPS-120FH and VPS-120FM

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Installation
Before Installation
Diagrams

Ceiling Installation Using Front Projection Flat Screen Attaching the PSS-90 Projector Suspension Support

Use the PSS-90 Projector Suspension Support (not supplied). Attach the projector mounting bracket to the bottom surface of the
projector.
Use five each of the M8×20 bolts, M8 washers and spring washers, all of
Installation

Installation
F which are supplied with the PSS-90.
Rotation axis of
E the PSS-90
H
1 Align the two projections on the projector mounting bracket with the
Ceiling receptacles on the bottom surface of the projector.
274.8
Center of 372 (14 3/4) (10 7/8)
the screen
B 13.6˚
2 Fasten the five bolts and washers to fix the mounting bracket to the
D five holes for attaching the PSS-90 on the bottom surface of the
A Center of the green lens projector.
G

E: Horizontal distance between the center of the screen and the center of the green lens M8×20 bolt
Wall Spring washer
H: Horizontal distance between the center of the screen and the projector’s front surface
M8 washer
Tolerances
B: ±5%
Other measurements: 0% to +5%
Projector
mounting
Unit:mm (inches) bracket
Screen size 90 100 120 150 180 200 250 300
(inches)
A (Vsize) 1372 1524 1829 2286 2743 3048 3810 4572
(54 1/8) (60) (72 1/8) (90) (108) (120) (150) (180)
B (Hcent) 985 1046 1170 1384 1584 1717 2038 2383
(38 7/8) (41 1/4) (46 1/8) (54 1/2) (62 3/8) (67 5/8) (80 1/4) (93 7/8)
D (TD) 2587 2847 3373 4285 5137 5702 7065 8533
(101 7/8) (112 1/8) (132 7/8) (168 3/4) (202 1/4) (224 1/2) (278 1/4) (336)
E (Xlens) 2514 2767 3278 4165 4993 5542 6867 8294
(99) (109) (129 1/8) (164) (196 5/8) (218 1/4) (270 3/8) (326 5/8)
F (Lhole) 2932 3185 3696 4310 5138 5687 7012 8439
(115 1/2) (125 1/2) (145 5/8) (169 3/4) (202 3/8) (224) (276 1/8) (332 1/4)
G (Lmax) 3520 3773 4284 5171 5999 6548 7873 9300
(138 5/8) (148 5/8) (168 3/4) (203 5/8) (236 1/4) (257 7/8) (310) (366 1/4)
H (Lfront) 2437 2690 3201 4088 4916 5465 6790 8217
(96) (106) (126 1/8) (161) (193 5/8) (215 1/4) (267 3/8) (323 5/8) For attaching the PSS-90 to the ceiling, refer to the Installation Manual of the
PSS-90 Projector Suspension Support.
Necessary parts modifications
Changing the polarity used for “Ceiling installation, front projection”
For details, see “Changing the Polarity” on page 20. Installation dimensions 481.5 254 (10)
254 (10)
(19)

114.8
(4 5/8)
99.8
(4)
476.3 (18 7/8)

(13 1/4)
333.7
415.8 (16 3/8)
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Before
Installation
Installation
Diagrams

Floor Installation Using Rear Projection Flat Screen Variable Range of the Optical Axis Angle in Rear Projection

What is the optical axis angle? You can change the optical axis angle within the following ranges by
The optical axis angle is the angle between the horizontal level line and the adjusting the scheimpflug.
straight line from the center of the projector’s green lens to the center of For adjusting the scheimpflug, see page 81.
Installation

Installation
the screen. When using a rear projection screen, you can get the brightest
picture when the center of the screen is aligned with a straight line On floor installation
extension of the center of the green lens. You can install the projector within an angle of optical axis –13.6° to +2°.
Therefore, the most suitable optical axis angle varies depending on the
Wall
height of the screen and your line of sight.

When the optical axis angle is 2°


+2°
Wall
–13.6°
G
Center of the screen : Optical axis
Optical axis
angle : Horizontal line

2° A

14.6° Floor
B 0
+
Standard hole for
installation E
F On ceiling installation
You can install the projector within an angle of optical axis +3° to +13.6°.

Floor
Ceiling

Unit: mm (inches)
Screen size 90 100 120 150 180 200 250 300
(inches) +13.6°

A (Vsize) 1372 1524 1829 2286 2743 3048 3810 4572


(54 1/8) (60) (72 1/8) (90) (108) (120) (150) (180) +3°

B (Hcent) 95 86 67 36 6 –13 –60 –111


(3 3/4) (3 1/2) (2 3/4) (1 7/16) (1/4) (– 17/32) (–2 3/8) (–4 3/8) : Optical axis
E (Xlens) 2567 2826 3348 4252 5097 5659 7011 8467 : Horizontal line
(101 1/8) (111 3/8) (131 7/8) (167 1/2) (200 3/4) (222 7/8) (276 1/8) (333 3/8)
Wall
F (Lhole) 2873 3132 3653 4558 5402 5964 7316 8772
(113 1/8) (123 3/8) (143 7/8) (179 1/2) (212 3/4) (234 7/8) (288 1/8) (345 3/8)
G (Lmax) 3594 3853 4375 5279 6124 6686 8038 9494
(141 1/2) (151 3/4) (172 1/4) (207 7/8) (241 1/8) (263 1/4) (316 1/2) (373 7/8)

Necessary parts modifications


Changing the polarity used for “Floor installation, rear projection”
For details, see “Changing the Polarity” on page 20.

16 Installation Installation 17
1-39
1-40

Modifying
Modifying Parts Parts

Opening the Upper Cover Using the Adjusters


Most modifications can be performed only by opening the When the projector installation location is not horizontal, adjust the
upper cover. adjusters so that the projector is placed horizontally.
Use the supplied tool to turn the adjuster.
Installation

Installation
1 Turn off the main power of the projector.

2 Unlock the two screws on the projector by using a screwdriver, and


then open the upper cover.

Locked Unlocked

To raise Turn clockwise To lower Turn counterclockwise

To remove the supplied tool


The tool is located on the back of the upper cover. Supplied tool Supplied tool
Loosen the screw by using a screwdriver and remove the tool.

Note
The supplied tool can rotate the screw in one direction only. To rotate the
screw in the reverse direction, turn the tool upside down.

Caution
Do not turn the tool forcibly when the screw has fully rotated. Otherwise,
Tool
the tool may slip out and injure your hand.
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

18 Installation Installation 19
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

Modifying Parts

Changing the Polarity Installation methods and settings of the polarity switches

The polarity of the projector is adjusted at the factory to use the projector Installation Position of the Position of the On-screen display
methods V switch H switch by default (See
for front projection on the floor. below.)
When the projector is installed on the ceiling or used in rear projection, it
Installation

Installation
Front projection, Upper Left Correct
is necessary to change the settings of the polarity switches. floor
Front projection, Lower Right C
How to change the polarity ceiling
Rear projection, Upper Right A
1 Turn off the power of the projector.
floor
Rear projection, Lower Left B
2 Open the control panel cover, loosen the screw, and open the cover of ceiling
the polarity switches. Others Display letters on the screen so that you can determine
which changes to make.
For on-screen display and necessary changes, see below.

Polarity and on-screen display


Push the control panel cover and
slide it to open.
When the projector is installed on the ceiling or used in rear projection
Loosen without changing the polarity, one of the following on-screen displays
appears. In this case, you have to change the polarity corresponding to the
installation methods.
Open
A The letters are backward. B The letters are upside
R
down.
L
Change the position Change the position of the V
of the H switch. switch.

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H switch

C The letters are upside down and backward.


V switch Change the positions of the H and V switches.
R
Right

Upper
L Left
push [MENU] key.
For immediate use
20min
remain for
white screen will
performance,
For optimum
Lower

4 Close the cover of the polarity switches, tighten the screw and close
the control cover.

Note
If the cover of the polarity switches does not shut firmly, the power of the
projector is not turned on in order to protect the CRTs.
20 Installation Installation 21
1-41
1-42

Modifying Parts

Adjusting the CRT Conversion Angle 7 Insert the two adjustment screws (gold) into the appropriate adjustment
holes corresponding to the screen size.
Adjust the CRT conversion angle so that the three CRT images converge Example: Red CRT
exactly.
Installation

Installation
For 90–300 inch screens
1 Open the upper cover.
For details, see “Opening the Upper Cover” on page 18. Loosen.

2 Turn on the power of the projector. S


Move.
L

3 Set the remote commander to the service mode. 120

For details, see “Preparation of the Remote Commander” on page 43. For 120 inch screens (by default)

4 Reset the green, red and blue centering.


For details, see “Resetting the Data” on page 138.

5 Make sure that the on-screen display is shown as follows: By default, the two adjustment screws (gold) are fixed to the two
• The center of the green hatch pattern aligns with the horizontal center adjustment holes for 120 inch screens.
of the screen. For 90 and 300 inch screens other than 120 inch ones, remove the
• The center of the red and blue hatch patterns align at even intervals adjustment screw from the 120 inch hole and insert it into the elliptic
from the green hatch pattern. hole for 90–300 inch screens. Then, loosen the other adjustment screw.

8 For screens other than 120 inch screens, move the red CRT right and
left so that the vertical line of the red cross hatch pattern converges
with the green pattern, then tighten the two adjustment screws (gold).

Caution
When moving the CRT, do not insert your hands into the small
opening between the lenses. Doing so may injure your hand.
If the center of the green hatch pattern does not align with the center of
the screen, re-install the projector correctly. 9 Tighten the two red CRT fixing screws (black).
6 Loosen the two red CRT fixing screws (black) by using a Philips-head 10Repeat steps 6 to 9 to loosen the two blue CRT fixing screws (black),
screwdriver. Make sure not to remove the screws. adjust the blue CRT conversion angle and tighten the two adjustment
screws (gold).

120
S
L

Black
screw

Adjustment Black screw


screws (gold)
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

22 Installation Installation 23
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

4 Signal interface board attachment part (INPUT !º LINK IN/OUT jacks (stereo minijack)
C) When connecting multiple projectors, connect the
An optional signal interface board can be attached to LINK OUT jack to the LINK IN jack on another
this section. projector. Then the ABL LINK function can be used.
For details of the link function, see page 146.

Connections Notes
• The IFB-40 cannot be attached to INPUT C. !¡ TRIGGER connector (minijack)
When the projector is turned on, 12 V is output. When
• When the IFB-12/12A is attached, the IFB-12/12A
cannot be set to output mode. it is turned off, 0 V is output. However, the connector
cannot be used as the power source.
5 ON indicator
When the projector is turned on, this indicator lights in !™ LED display window
Connections

Connections
green. Self-diagnosis results and PJ COM communication
conditions, etc. are displayed using two-digit numbers
6 u STANDBY indicator and alphabets.
When the MAIN POWER switch on the projector is Self-diagnosis codes are displayed in red or orange,
Location and Function of the Rear Panel turned ON, this indicator lights in orange, indicating and the warning and communication conditions in
that the projector can be turned on/off using the remote green.
commander. For details, see “Self-diagnosis functions” on page 148.

7 Rear remote control detector !£ CONTROL S jacks


5 1 IN/PLUG IN POWER jack (stereo minijack):
STANDBY R ON
2 8 INPUT A connectors (BNC type) Connects to the CONTROL S OUT jack of other
6 R/R-Y/PR, G/Y, B/B-Y/PB, SYNC/HD, VD Sony equipment. Also connects to the CONTROL
3
connectors: Connect to the outputs of a computer or a S OUT jack of the supplied remote commander
7
video camera. According to the connected with the supplied remote control cable (stereo
4 equipment, the RGB (R, G, B), component (R-Y, cable) to be used as a wired remote control. In this
Y, B-Y) or HDTV (PR, Y, PB) signal is selected. case, this jack supplies the power to the remote
!¡ !º 9 8
commander to save the battery power.
9 VIDEO connectors* OUT jack (stereo minijack): Connects to the
IN OUT
IN OUT
Y IN C IN
R
R-Y/PR
G
Y
B
B-Y/PB
SYNC/HD VD
VIDEO IN connector (BNC type): Connects to the CONTROL S IN jack of other Sony equipment.
IN OUT
composite video output of the video equipment.
Note
TRIGGER LINK
VIDEO
VIDEO
S VIDEO
INPUT A VIDEO OUT connector (BNC type): Connects to the
composite video input of a color monitor. When using this jack, the remote control detector on
IN OUT RS-232C/422A IN PJ COM OUT
RS-232C RS-422A
S VIDEO IN/OUT connectors (4-pin, mini-DIN the projector does not function.
PLUG IN POWER

CONTROL S DEVICE INDEX REMOTE


type): Connects to the S video output or input of the
video equipment.
!™ !£ !¢ !∞ !§ !¶ Y IN, C IN connectors (BNC type): Connects to the
Y and C video outputs of the video equipment.

Note
1 Signal interface board attachment part (INPUT 2 MAIN POWER switch The S VIDEO IN connector is disconnected when a
B) cable is connected to the Y IN/C IN connectors.
An optional signal interface board such as IFB-12/12A 3 AC IN socket
and IFB-40 can be attached to this section. Connect the supplied AC power cord. * Note on the VPH-G90E model
When the IFB-12/12A is attached, the signal input to The optional IFB-G90E Video Interface Board is
the INPUT A connectors can be output from the IFB- required for using the VIDEO connectors.
12/12A by setting it to output mode.

24 Connections Connections 25
1-43
1-44

Switching the 75-ohm Terminate Connectors


Location and Function of the Rear Panel (VPH-G90M/G90U only)

!¢ DEVICE INDEX. switches About the keys on the control panel Depending on the connections of the computer and color monitor to the
When multiple projectors are connected, set the device projector, it may be necessary to switch the 75-ohm terminate connectors
index number of each projector. The control panel is located inside the cover on the top on the BA board at the rear of the projector.
To display the device index number on the screen, of the projector. The locations and functions of the
press the NORMAL key, and the ENTER key on the keys on the control panel are the same as those on the 1 Loosen the ten screws at the rear of the projector to remove the
remote commander . remote commander. connector panel.
For the keys on the remote commander, see page 46.
Note
Do not set the device index number to “00.” If you The keys on the control panel are basically effective
do, the projector will not operate with the remote for this projector only. Only the commands from the
commander. SYS SET key and the switcher select commands are
transmitted to the connected equipment via the PJ
Connections

Connections
You can operate the projector with the keys on the
control panel of the projector but the connected COM connector.
equipment cannot be operated with the keys on the
Note
control panel.
If you set the device index number to “00,” the
commands from the SYS SET key and the switcher
!∞ RS-232C/RS-422A selector select commands will not be transmitted to the other
Selects the function of the RS-232C/RS-422A equipment. Do not set the device index number to
connector. “00.”

!§ RS-232C/422A REMOTE connector (D-sub 9- 2 Disconnect the CN351 connector from the BA board.
pin)
Used to expand the system connections using the RS-
232C/422A interface.

!¶ PJ COM (projector communication) IN/OUT


connectors (D-sub 9-pin)
These are the connectors conforming to the RS-485
standards, especially designed to expand the system
using Sony projectors.
Use these connectors to connect the PJ COM system of
the PC-3000 Signal Interface Switcher. CN351
When the cable is connected to the IN connector only,
attach the supplied terminator to the OUT connector.
To connect multiple projectors, connect the IN
connector to the OUT connector of another projector (continued)
in cascade, and attach the supplied terminator to the
OUT connector of the last projector.
For details on the specifications of the connector, refer to
the Protocol Manual prepared by Sony.
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

26 Connections Connections 27
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

Switching the 75-ohm Terminate Connectors Connecting Directly to the Projector

3 Open the card pullers and pull out the BA and BB boards carefully. Be This is an example to connect pieces of video equipment directly to a
careful not to pull the wires. single projector.
Use the IFU-1271/1271M Signal Interface Unit.

Rear

Color to video input


monitor AC IN
AC power cord (supplied)

to a wall outlet
* VIDEO
OUT
Connections

Connections
BA and BB
boards IN OUT
IN OUT
Y IN C IN
R
R-Y/PR
G
Y
B
B-Y/PB
SYNC/HD VD

IN OUT

VIDEO S VIDEO
TRIGGER LINK VIDEO INPUT A

IN OUT RS-232C/422A IN PJ COM OUT


RS-232C RS-422A

4 Switch the CN347, CN348 and CN349 connectors on the BA board. PLUG IN POWER

75 Ω (pin position 3) is selected at the factory. CONTROL S DEVICE INDEX REMOTE

Set to OPEN (pin position 1) when the input signal is distributed into VIDEO IN S VIDEO INPUT A
other equipment using a branch connector and is terminated at 75 ohms IN
on that equipment.

SYNC/HD

VD
R
to video output
BA board
IFU-1271/1271M to RGB output
Video equipment
Signal Interface Unit
to S video output
IFB-12/12A
signal interface
to RGB input
board, etc.
to RGB output to RGB input

Computer Color
monitor
Pin positions set at * For the VPH-G90E model:
How to switch the connector
the factory IFB-G90E Video Interface Board (optional).
Signal flow
3 2 1
CN347 2
1
3
3 2 1
CN348
Setting up
3 2 1
CN349 • Set INPUT A in the SET SETTING 1 menu (page 62) to RGB.
3 2 1 • Select VIDEO or S VIDEO by pressing the INPUT SELECT keys on the
CN350 remote commander.
1
2
3 • Switch the 75-ohm terminate connectors on the BA board according to
the connections of the computer and color monitor.
For details, see “Switching the 75-ohm Terminate Connectors” on page 27.

Note
The pin position of the CN350 connector is set at the factory as illustrated.
Do not change the setting.

5 Perform the steps 1 to 3 above in the reverse order to replace the BA


and BB boards.

28 Connections Connections 29
1-45
1-46

Connecting Multiple Projectors

This is an example to connect multiple projectors directly using the PJ Setting up


COM interface. • Set the IN/OUT selector on the IFB-12/12A to OUT (output). The signal
Install the optional IFB-12/12A Signal Interface Board to the INPUT B input to INPUT A is output from the IFB-12/12A.
section of the projector. • Set the device index number of the first projector which is connected
directly to the video equipment or computer to “01,” and the second
projector to “02” (page 142).
Rear • Switch the 75-ohm terminate connectors on the BA board according to
Video equipment Computer the connections of the computer and color monitor.
For details, see “Switching the 75-ohm Terminate Connectors” on page 27.
AC power cord (supplied)
• When using the remote commander as a wireless remote control, activate
to a wall outlet the remote control detector of a piece of the equipment in the system only
AC IN

SYNC/HD
and deactivate those of the other equipment. Perform the setting on the
Connections

Connections
S projector using “SIRCS RECEIVER” in the SET SETTING 2 menu (page

VD
G

VIDEO
R

VIDEO IN B 64).
IN
First
projector INPUT A

* IN OUT
IN OUT
IN OUT
Y IN C IN
R
R-Y/PR
G
Y
B
B-Y/PB
SYNC/HD VD
R/PR B/PB SYNC/HD VD
IFB-12/12A
L (MONO)

VIDEO S VIDEO R-Y/VIDEO Y/Y B-Y/C


ON
R
Signal Interface
TRIGGER LINK VIDEO INPUT A
IN OUT 123456 AUDIO Board (optional)
IN OUT RS-232C/422A IN PJ COM OUT
RS-232C RS-422A

PLUG IN POWER

CONTROL S DEVICE INDEX REMOTE

PJ COM
VIDEO OUT S VIDEO PJ COM IN OUT
OUT
Attach the
G

SYNC/HD

VD
R

supplied B
terminator.

5BNC cable

S VIDEO
VIDEO IN IN PJ COM IN
NPUT A
Second
projector IN OUT
IN OUT
IN OUT
Y IN C IN
R
R-Y/PR
G
Y
B
B-Y/PB
SYNC/HD VD

VIDEO S VIDEO
TRIGGER LINK VIDEO INPUT A

IN OUT RS-232C/422A IN PJ COM OUT


RS-232C RS-422A

PLUG IN POWER

CONTROL S DEVICE INDEX REMOTE

PJ COM OUT
*
Attach the
supplied
terminator.

* For the VPH-G90E model: Signal flow


IFB-G90E Video Interface Board (optional).

Note
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

Be sure to terminate the PJ COM IN or OUT connector not in use by


attaching the supplied terminator.

30 Connections Connections 31
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

Using the PC-3000 Signal Interface Switcher

When you connect the PC-3000 Signal Interfrace Switcher (not supplied) When two or more PC-3000 switchers are used
to the INPUT A section, you can connect easily various input sources and
switch them by pressing the SWITCHER/VIDEO MEMORY/INDEX keys This is an example to connect multiple PC-3000 switchers. Up to 8
on the remote commander. switchers can be selected.

Rear
When one PC-3000 switcher is used

AC IN AC power cord (supplied)


Rear

to a wall outlet
*
AC IN AC power cord (supplied)
Connections

Connections
IN OUT

* to a wall outlet IN OUT


IN OUT Y IN C IN
R
R-Y/PR
G
Y
B
B-Y/PB
SYNC/HD VD

VIDEO S VIDEO
TRIGGER LINK VIDEO INPUT A

IN OUT RS-232C/422A IN PJ COM OUT


RS-232C RS-422A

IN OUT R G B SYNC/HD VD
IN OUT Y IN C IN R-Y/PR Y B-Y/PB
IN OUT PLUG IN POWER

CONTROL S DEVICE INDEX REMOTE

VIDEO S VIDEO
TRIGGER LINK VIDEO INPUT A
PJ COM OUT
IN OUT RS-232C/422A IN PJ COM OUT
INPUT A PJ COM IN
RS-232C RS-422A

PLUG IN POWER

CONTROL S DEVICE INDEX REMOTE


Attach the

SYNC/HD

VD
R
supplied
PJ COM OUT terminator.
INPUT A PJ COM IN

Attach the
G

SYNC/HD

VD
R

supplied
terminator.
5BNC cable

5BNC cable
to PJ COM OUT

to OUTPUT

to PJ COM OUT IN OUTPUT IN OUTPUT IN OUTPUT


Ç Signal flow First switcher Second switcher Third switcher 8th switcher
PC-3000 PC-3000 PC-3000 PC-3000
to OUTPUT
IFB-12/12A PJ COM PJ COM PJ COM PJ COM PJ COM
signal interface IN OUT IN OUT IN
Computer PC-3000 Switcher * For the VPH-G90 model: board
IFB-G90E Video Interface Board (optional).

PJ COM OUT
Attach the
Computer Computer terminator.
Note PJ COM IN
Be sure to terminate the PJ COM IN or OUT connector not in use by
attaching the supplied terminator.
* For the VPH-G90 model: Signal flow
IFB-G90E Video Interface Board (optional).
Setting up
• Set the device index number of the projector to “01” (page 142).
• Set the switcher number to “1”on the switcher. Notes
For setting, refer to the Operating Instructions of the switcher. • Be sure to terminate the PJ COM IN or OUT connector not in use by
• When using the remote commander as a wireless remote control, activate attaching the supplied terminator.
the remote control detector of a piece of the equipment in the system only • The signal from the second to 8th switchers should be input to the first
and deactivate those of the other equipment. Perform the setting on the switcher via the IFB-12/12A Signal Interface Board installed to slot 1 of
projector using “SIRCS RECEIVER” in the SET SETTING 2 menu (page the first switcher.
64). For details, refer to the Operating Instructions of the switcher.
For setting on the switcher, refer to the Operating Instructions of the switcher. (continued)
32 Connections Connections 33
1-47
1-48

Using the PC-3000 Signal Interface Switcher

Setting up Connecting multiple projectors using the PC-3000 switcher(s)


• Set the device index number of the projector to “01” (page 142).
• Set the switcher number of the switcher which is connected directly to the This is an example to connect multiple projectors and two PC-3000
projector to “1,” and that of the second switcher to “2,” and so on. switchers.
For details, refer to the Operating Instructions of the switcher.
Install the IFB-12/12A Signal Interface Board to the INPUT B section of
• When using the remote commander as a wireless remote control, activate
the first projector.
the remote control detector of a piece of the equipment in the system only
and deactivate those of the other equipment. Perform the setting on the Second
projector IN OUT
IN OUT
Y IN C IN
R G B SYNC/HD VD

projector using “SIRCS RECEIVER” in the SET SETTING 2 menu (page IN OUT
R-Y/PR Y B-Y/PB

63). TRIGGER LINK


VIDEO
VIDEO
S VIDEO
INPUT A

For setting on the switcher, refer to the Operating Instructions of the switcher. IN OUT
RS-232C RS-422A
RS-232C/422A IN PJ COM OUT

PLUG IN POWER
Connections

Connections
CONTROL S DEVICE INDEX REMOTE

PJ COM OUT INPUT A


PJ COM IN
*
Attach the
supplied

VD
G

SYNC/HD
R

B
terminator.

5BNC cable

* PJ COM OUT

First IN OUT R G B SYNC/HD VD

projector IN OUT
IN OUT Y IN C IN R-Y/PR Y B-Y/PB R/PR B/PB SYNC/HD VD
L (MONO)
IFB-12/12A
VIDEO S VIDEO R-Y/VIDEO Y/Y B-Y/C R
Signal
ON
TRIGGER LINK VIDEO INPUT A
IN OUT 123456 AUDIO Interface
IN OUT
RS-232C RS-422A
RS-232C/422A IN PJ COM OUT Board
PLUG IN POWER
(optional)
CONTROL S DEVICE INDEX REMOTE

INPUT A PJ COM IN

VD
G

SYNC/HD
R

B
* For the VPH-G90 model:
IFB-G90E Video Interface Board (optional).
5BNC cable

to PJ COM OUT
to OUTPUT
to to
First switcher IN OUTPUT Second switcher
PC-3000 PC-3000

IFB-12/12A
Signal Interface
Board
Computer Computer
to PJ COM to PJ COM
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

IN OUT
Signal flow

(continued)
34 Connections Connections 35
VPH-G90E/G90U/G90M

Using the PC-3000 Signal Interface Switcher

Notes