Casio YK-5 manual

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  • Brand: Casio
  • Product: Projector accessory
  • Model/name: YK-5
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English

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You can use the YK-5 serial conversion cable to connect the projector to a computer with a commercially available serial cable
(straight) and control the projector from the computer.
Be sure to read the user’s guide that comes with the projector and the YK-5 User’s Guide before trying to perform any of the
operations provided here.
Keep these instructions in a safe place for future reference.
• The contents of these instructions are subject to change without notice.
• Copying of these instructions, either in part or their entirety, is forbidden. You are allowed to use these instructions for your
own personal use. Any other use is forbidden without the permission of CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
• CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. shall not be held liable for any lost profits or claims from third parties arising out of the use of
this product or these instructions.
■ Connecting the Projector to a Computer
Connect the projector to the computer as shown in the illustration below.
* A D-Sub 9-pin (male) type connector is standard for computer serial ports, but there may be cases where the shape of a
particular computer’s connector is different. For details about connecting a commercially available serial cable to your
computer, see the user documentation that comes with it.
■ Using Control Commands
This section explains the commands that are used to control the projector from a computer.
z The commands that will be available to you depend on your projector model. Refer to your projector’s User’s Guide
for information about the menu items and button functions supported by your projector.
Example: Some models do not support “Lamp Time Reset”.
Command Send Format
• See the “Command List” for details about command names and settings.
• All commands use ASCII characters and decimal format integers.
• The projector will return a question mark (?) when it is sent a command it cannot recognize. Also, any command that attempts
to set a value that is outside the applicable allowable range will be ignored.
• If the projector is performing a process initiated by a previously sent command, a projector key operation, or a remote
controller key operation, send of the next command must wait until the projector completes the previous process.
Command List
• Except for the following functions, read and write cannot be performed while the projector is turned off.
• Power on/off: Read
• Power on: Write
• Get lamp time: Read
• Reset lamp time: Write (Only when the lamp reset time exceeds 2100 hours)
• Input of a valid signal must be in progress in order to use a command to turn on blank screen or change the aspect ratio.
R: Read enabled W: Write enabled
Configure your computer’s serial port with the following settings.
Data Rate 19200bps
Data Bit 8bit
Parity None
Stop Bit 1bit
Flow Control None
Read Command Send this command when you want information about the current setup of the data projector.
Send Format (<command name>?)
Receive Format (<applicable command setting range>,<current setting>)
Command Send
sent from the computer to the projector.
returned from the projector to the computer.
Write Command Send this command to control the data projector (power on/off, etc.) and to write data to it.
Send Format (<command name><setting value>)
Command Send
sent from the computer to the projector.
Projector volume setting becomes 0 (mute).
Commercially available serial cable (straight)
Round connector
Serial port (RS-232C)
D-Sub 9-pin (female) D-Sub 9-pin (male)
Serial port*
D-Sub 9-pin (female)
( V O L ? )
( 0 - 5 0 , 3 5 )
( V O L 0 )
RW Setting Range
Power On/Off: After turning off a model that requires cool down, you
must wait until the projector cools down before turning
power back on again. After power on, wait at least one
minute before turning power off.
PWR RW 0: Off, 1: On
Input Switching: 0: Switches the input source to the COMPUTER
terminal and changes the COMPUTER terminal
setting to RGB.
1: Switches the input source to COMPUTER terminal
and changes the COMPUTER terminal setting to
2: Switches the input source to Video.
5: Switches the input source to USB. This setting is
supported only when the projector is equipped with
a USB function and the USB application is running.
6: Switches the input source to COMPUTER terminal
and changes the COMPUTER terminal setting to
SRC RW 0: RGB, 1: Component,
2: Video, 5: USB,
6: Auto (RGB/Component),
7: HDMI, 8: Wireless
Blank Screen: Switches the blank screen on or off. BLK RW 0: Off, 1: On
Volume: Specifies a value to adjust the volume level. This setting is
applied to the input source signal that is currently being
projected by the projector.
VOL RW 0-50
Color Mode: Selects the color mode. PST RW 0: Presentation, 1: Graphics,
2: Theater, 3: Standard,
4: Blackboard
Aspect Ratio: Specifies the aspect ratio. ARZ RW 0: Maintain, 1: 16:9, 2: 4:3,
3: Letter Box, 4: Full, 5: True
Optical Zoom Shift: Shifts the optical zoom setting by one step. OZM W 0: No change,
1: Shifts one step towards wide,
2: Shifts one step towards tele
Optical Focus Shift: Shifts the optical focus setting by one step. OFC W 0: No change,
1: Shifts one step towards near,
2: Shifts one step towards far
Get Lamp Time: Gets the lamp time from the projector. LMP R 0- Unit: Hours
Lamp time Reset: Resets the lamp time.
Lamp time can be reset only when it exceeds 2100 hours and projector
power is turned off.
LRT W 0: Do not reset, 1: Reset
RJA519687-001 Printed in Japan

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