1. Model HD-5000M Model HD-5000M
new Best Friend
5) insert the front element back to the housing and Table setup Ceiling setup
tighten the four screws securely.
6) Flip the lens back to the right side. Your lens is now
ready for the use !
3) Make sure the entire projected image fits cen-
tered within the two prisms. Lower, raise, and tilt
Installation Instructions: Taking the lens into the use: the lens if necessary. When the desired height
and angle is reached, secure the lens in place by
tightening the arm-extension screws. (See illus-
Carefully remove and unwrap all the contents of box. Referring 1) Lift the lens up and flip it upside down in a stand
trations for correct beam placement through
to the parts list, make sure you have everything needed to pro-
2) Carefully remove the front element with a holder lens.)
ceed with the installation of the lens. If any parts are missing, Installation:
contact Prismasonic immediately. by releasing the four screws pointing towards the
screen. Remove the plastic cover coats from both NOTE: The perfect symmetry for the projected image
1) Make sure the projector is turned on. It is helpful to
sides of the element. can only be achieved by tilting the lens to the direction of
Inspect the lens to make sure there are no shipping defects. If have an image that completely fills the entire
you notice a problem with the lens itself, or the lens’ mechanical panel of the projected image.
system, contact Prismasonic immediately. 3) Carefully remove the bottom plate of housing by
releasing the four screws on the bottom. Now 2) With the control knobs pointing towards the ceil- 4) Prepare a test presentation to use with your pro-
remove the plastic cover coats from both sides of ing (in a table-mounted setup), or towards the jector, and make sure it is playing when you
both prisms. floor (in a ceiling-mounted setup) (see figure begin to setup the Prismasonic lens. It is best to
below) carefully hold the lens in front of the pro- select 2.35:1 aspect movie for the Cinemascope
Lens unit 4) insert the bottom plate back to the housing and jector, with the small opening closest to the pro- setup, and perform the vertical stretch using the
tighten the four screws securely jector lens and the large opening pointing towards custom-aspect ratio controls of your media
Lens mounting bracket (attached to Lens)
the screen. player/projector.
2 x L-Wrenches (for tuning and adjustment)
2. Model HD-5000M Model HD-5000M
Setup Instructions Setup Instructions
5)Carefully remove the front element with a holder Maintenance:
by releasing the four screws pointing towards the Your Prismasonic lens was designed to require very minimal cleaning. It is best to
screen, and put it in a clean, safe location. only wipe the lens housing with a clean, damp, soft cloth when needed.
6) First move the prisms to the “pass” mode using the The prisms should ONLY be cleaned if absolutely necessary and do so with great
control knobs until the prisms stop. Make sure the care...
image is now rectangular and symmetrically in the
centre of the 2.37:1 screen.
Cleaning the prisms:
7) Turn the control knobs to the ‘Wide’ position until 1) Only used optically safe lens-cleaning solutions and a clean, lint-free cloth certi-
the prisms stop again. The tuning can be accom- fied for cleaning of delicate lens materials (available at most camera shops).
plished by manually adjusting the removable pin-
stops inside the lens to match your screen per- 2) If dust or debris should become trapped in between the prisms, it is possible to
fectly on both sides. open the bottom plate of the housing and clean the prisms from the both sides.
Also a small amount of “air in a can” or a hand-operated camera lens air-squeezer
NOTE: Tuning is done to the pinstop screws to can be used (also available at most camera shops) to blow-away this unwanted
where the prisms stop after turning the knobs to the dust or debris.
8)Take the front element and secure it to the lens
body using the four screws. You may slightly have
to zoom in the picture after front element installa-
Make Your Notes Here
9) Adjust focus and picture to achieve the optimum
settings in “Wide” mode, and note these settings
for future reference.
You’re done. Now it’s as simple as turning the control
knobs to recall the settings for the Prismasonic, and
using the desired settings on your projector and
video playback machine/ video scaler / projector.