Epson LCD projector User`s guide

PowerLite S5 Series/77c
Multimedia Projector
®
User’s Guide
Important Safety Information
WARNING: Never look into the projector lens when the lamp is turned on; the bright light can damage your eyes.
Never let children look into the lens when it is on. Never open any cover on the projector, except the lamp and
filter covers. Dangerous electrical voltages inside the projector can severely injure you. Except as specifically
explained in this User’s Guide, do not attempt to service this product yourself. Refer all servicing to qualified service
personnel.
WARNING: The projector and its accessories come packaged in plastic bags. Keep plastic bags away from small
children to avoid any risk of suffocation.
Caution: When you replace the lamp, never touch the new lamp with your bare hands; the invisible residue left by
the oil on your hands may shorten the lamp life. Use a cloth or glove to handle the new lamp.
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The contents of this manual are subject to change without notice.
© 2007 Epson America, Inc.
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Contents
Welcome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Getting the Most from Your Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Using Your Documentation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Getting More Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Registration and Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Unpacking the Projector. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Projector Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Front . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Back. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Bottom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
PowerLite S5 Series Control Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
PowerLite 77c Control Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Additional Components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Optional Accessories. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
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Setting Up the Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Positioning the Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Other Installations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting to a Computer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting with the VGA Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting with a VGA-5BNC Cable. . . . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting a USB Cable for Remote Presentation
Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Connecting an External Monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Playing Sound Through the Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
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Connecting to Video Sources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Connecting a Composite Video Source . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Connecting an S-Video Source . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Connecting an RGB Video Source. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Connecting a Component Video Source . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Playing Sound Through the Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
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Projecting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
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Using the Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Turning On Your Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Turning On the Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Selecting the Image Source. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
What To Do If You See a Blank Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Adjusting the Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Focusing and Zooming Your Image
(PowerLite S5 Series). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Focusing and Zooming Your Image
(PowerLite 77c). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Adjusting the Height of Your Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Adjusting the Image Shape. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Adjusting the Brightness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Correcting Computer Images. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Adjusting the Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Shutting Down the Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Controlling the Picture and Sound. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Switching Between Picture Sources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Adjusting the Color Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Turning Off the Picture and Sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Stopping Action . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Zooming Your Image. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Changing the Image’s Aspect Ratio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Changing Presentation Slides . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Replacing the Batteries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
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Fine-tuning the Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
Using the Projector’s Menu System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Changing Menu Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Adjusting Colors and Clarity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Adjusting the Input Signal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Customizing Projector Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Selecting Projector Setup Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Viewing Lamp Usage and Other Information . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the Projector’s Security Features. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Creating Your Own Screen Logo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Setting a Password . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Turning On the Password and User’s Logo . . . . . . . . . .
Starting the Projector with a Password. . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Disabling the Projector’s Buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing Security Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Restoring the Default Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Maintenance and Transportation
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Cleaning the Lens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Cleaning the Projector Case . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Cleaning and Replacing the Air Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Replacing the Lamp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Resetting the Lamp Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Transporting the Projector. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Solving Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using On-Screen Help. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
What To Do When the Lights Flash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Solving Problems with the Image or Sound . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Solving Password Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Solving Problems with the Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Where To Get Help. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Speak to a Support Representative. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Technical Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95
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Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101
General. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95
Projection Lamp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
Mouse Compatibility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
Electrical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
Environmental . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
Safety and Approvals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
Compatible Video Formats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Compatible Computer Display Formats. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
Important Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101
Remote Control Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103
FCC Compliance Statement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105
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Welcome
The PowerLite
®
S5 Series/77c is an ultra-portable projector that
offers 2000 ANSI lumens (S5 Series) or 2200 ANSI lumens (77c) of
brightness. From conference rooms to auditoriums, your full-color
presentations and videos will be bright and visible even in ordinary
indoor lighting.
Images are displayed at a native resolution of 800 × 600 pixels
(PowerLite S5 Series) or 1024 × 768 pixels (PowerLite 77c). Epson®
3LCD technology ensures accurate color and remarkable saturation,
even in well-lit rooms. Support for S-Video contributes to
theater-quality performance.
You can connect the projector to a wide range of computers, including
IBM®-compatible PCs and laptops, Apple® Macintosh,® Power
Macintosh® series (including G4 and G5 systems), PowerBook®
computers, and many iMac® and iBook® series systems. With Epson’s
patented SizeWise™ technology, the projector supports a wide range
of computer displays.
You can use any of the following video sources: HDTV, VCR, DVD
player, gaming console (such as Microsoft® Xbox,™ Sony®
PlayStation® 3, and Nintendo Wii™), camcorder, or digital camera.
The projector supports NTSC, PAL, and SECAM video formats.
You can connect up to three devices to the projector at the same time.
The source buttons let you easily switch among them. With the
projector’s Source Search button, you don’t even have to identify
your input source. Just press the button until you see the image you
want on the screen.
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To prevent unauthorized use of the projector, you can assign a
password, create a user logo which is displayed at startup to identify
the projector, and disable the projector’s buttons through the
Operation Lock feature. For more information about security features,
see page 66.
Getting the Most from Your Projector
Depending on your presentation, you can take advantage of any or all
of these options:
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Connecting to a laptop or other computer
If you want to connect the projector to a laptop or desktop
computer, see page 18. For additional presentation control, you
can connect a USB cable to the projector for running slide shows,
and connect an external monitor to view the presentation on your
computer simultaneously.
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Connecting to video sources
You can connect a DVD player, VCR, HDTV, camcorder, digital
camera, and other video sources to your projector. See page 24 for
instructions.
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Using the remote control
The remote control lets you switch from computer to video
sources, zoom in on part of your image, freeze or mute the
presentation, and adjust many other projector features. For
details, see Chapter 3.
By connecting a USB cable to your projector, you can also use the
remote control to click through computer-based presentations
(such as PowerPoint®) from up to 20 feet away. For more
information, see page 48.
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Welcome
Using Your Documentation
Your documentation includes a Quick Setup sheet, warranty
brochures, and an Epson PrivateLine® Support card.
The Quick Setup sheet gives instructions to quickly set up your
projector and connect it to a computer or video device.
This book contains all the information you need to set up and use
your projector. Please follow these guidelines as you read through it:
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Warnings must be followed carefully to avoid bodily injury.
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Cautions must be observed to avoid damage to your equipment.
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Notes contain important information about your projector.
Getting More Information
Need tips on giving presentations? How about quick steps for setting
up your projector? Here’s where you can look for help:
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www.presentersonline.com
Includes a library of articles covering presentation tips, tricks, and
technology. The site provides templates, clip art, and sound clips,
as well as Presenters Services to use on the road. Even more
resources and services are available if you register to join the
Presenters Club—and it’s free.
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Built-in help system
Press the Help button on the remote control or projector to get
quick solutions for common problems. See page 82 for details.
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epson.com/support
Download FAQs (frequently asked questions) and e-mail your
questions to Epson support.
If you still need help after checking this User’s Guide and the sources
listed above, you can use the Epson PrivateLine Support service to get
help fast. Call (800) 637-7661 and enter the PIN on your PrivateLine
Support card. See page 93 for more information.
Welcome 9
Registration and Warranty
Your projector comes with a basic carry-in warranty and an
international warranty that let you project with confidence anywhere
in the world. For details, see the warranty brochures that came with
your projector.
In addition, Epson offers free Extra CareSM Road Service. In the
unlikely event of an equipment failure, you won’t have to wait for
your unit to be repaired. Instead, Epson will ship you a replacement
unit anywhere in the United States or Canada, usually via overnight
delivery. See the Extra Care Road Service brochure for details.
To register, complete the registration form that came with your
projector and mail it to Epson. Or register your product online at:
http://www.epson.com/webreg
Registering also lets you receive special updates on new accessories,
products, and services.
Unpacking the Projector
After unpacking the projector, make sure you have all these items:
Quick Setup sheet
Remote control
and batteries
Projector
Carrying case
VGA computer cable
Power cord
Password Protected
Sticker
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Welcome
Save all packaging in case you need to ship the projector. Always use
the original packaging (or equivalent) when you need to send the
projector to another location.
Projector Parts
Front
Control panel
Kensington lock port
(on side of projector)
A/V mute slide
Air exhaust
vent
Remote control
sensor
Front adjustable foot
Foot release lever
Back
Computer (Component Video) port
S-Video port
USB port
Audio
input ports
Video
port
Monitor Out port
Remote
control sensor
Speaker
Power inlet
Rear adjustable foot
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Bottom
Air filter
Hole for
attaching
ceiling mount
bracket
Holes for
attaching
ceiling mount
bracket
Security lock slot
PowerLite S5 Series Control Panel
Up and Down buttons
correct keystone distortion
and select menu items
Up
button
Wide and Tele
buttons adjust
image size and
select menu
items
Lights indicate
projector status
Enter button automatically
adjusts computer image
Down
button
PowerLite 77c Control Panel
Up and Down buttons
correct keystone distortion
and select menu items
Up
button
and
buttons adjust
volume and
select menu
items
Lights indicate
projector status
Enter button automatically
adjusts computer image
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Down
button
Additional Components
Depending on how you plan to use the projector, you may need
additional components:
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To receive an S-Video signal, you need an S-Video cable. One is
usually provided with your video device, or you can purchase it
from Epson. See page 14.
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To receive a component video signal from a VCR or other video
device, you need a D-sub, 15-pin, VGA-to-component video
cable, which is available from Epson. See page 14.
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Some older PowerBooks and Macintosh desktop models may
need a Macintosh video adapter; see your computer dealer. Older
iMac systems may need a special adapter to provide a VGA output
port; see your computer dealer.
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To receive an audio signal, you need a commercially available
audio adapter cable; see your computer or electronics dealer.
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To use the projector’s remote control to change presentation
slides, you need a USB cable; see your computer or electronics
dealer.
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Optional Accessories
To enhance your use of the projector, Epson provides the following
optional accessories:
note
To purchase a replacement
remote control, call
(562) 276-4394 (U.S.) or
(905) 709-3839 (for dealer
referral in Canada).
Product
Product number
Replacement lamp
V13H010L41
Air filter set (includes 2 filters)
V13H134A13
Component video cable
S-Video cable
ELPKC19
ELPSV01
Distribution amplifier
ELPDA01
Duet™
portable projector screen
50-inch portable screen
60-inch portable pop-up screen
80-inch portable pop-up screen
83.6-inch hanging pull-down screen
ELPSC80
ELPSC06
ELPSC07
ELPSC08
ELPSC09
ELPDC05 high resolution document imager
V12H162020
Kensington® security lock
ELPSL01
Ceiling mount (gyro lock with suspension adapter)
False ceiling plate
Suspension adapter
Security bracket/cabling for gyro lock mounts
Adjustable ceiling channel
ELPMBUNI
ELPMBFCP
ELPMBAPL
ELPMBSEC
ELPMBACC
You can purchase screens, carrying cases, or other accessories from an
Epson authorized reseller. To find the nearest reseller, call
800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766). Or you can purchase online at
www.epsonstore.com (U.S. sales) or www.epson.ca (Canadian sales).
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Setting Up the Projector
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his chapter tells you how to set up the projector and connect it to a
computer or video source. You can connect up to three devices
simultaneously: three video sources, or one computer and two video
sources.
You’ll find instructions for the following in this chapter:
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Positioning the projector
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Connecting to a computer
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Connecting to video sources
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Positioning the Projector
Before connecting the projector, you
need to decide where to place it. If
you’re setting up the projector yourself
and it isn’t already installed in the
room you’re using, you’ll probably
want to place it on a table in front of
the screen, as shown.
This lets you stand in the front of the room, face the audience, and
remain close enough to the equipment to be able to control it. Try to
leave as much space as possible between the projector and the screen to
get a good-size image.
Place the projector somewhere between 3 and 30 feet from the screen.
Use the figure below to help you determine exactly how far. Image size
increases with distance, but can vary depending on how you’ve
adjusted the optical zoom and other settings.
PowerLite S5 Series
29.4 feet
5.8 to 8.6 feet
2.9 to 4.2 feet
5.6 to 7.3 feet
2.7 to 3.6 feet
PowerLite 77c
28.4 to 34.2 feet
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Setting Up the Projector
Also keep these considerations in mind:
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Place the projector on a sturdy, level surface.
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Make sure there is plenty of space for ventilation around and
under the projector. Do not set the projector on top of loose
papers that could block the vents under the projector.
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Make sure the projector is within 6 feet (2 m) of a grounded
electrical outlet or extension cord.
note
You can download the
Projection Distance
Calculator program from
the Drivers and Downloads
section of Epson’s website:
epson.com/support
Try to place the projector directly in front of the center of the screen,
facing it toward the screen squarely. If the projector isn’t positioned
this way, the image will be “keystone” shaped, instead of square or
rectangular.
If you place the projector below the level of the screen, you’ll have to
tilt it up by extending the front adjustable foot, as described on
page 39. This also causes the image to lose its rectangular shape. You
can adjust the shape using the buttons on the projector (see page 39),
or using the projector’s menu system (see page 61).
On the PowerLite 77c, the Auto Keystone feature corrects the
distortion automatically. See page 62 for more information about
Auto Keystone correction. If necessary, you can adjust the image
shape manually as described on page 39.
note
The Auto Keystone feature
corrects vertical distortion
automatically (PowerLite
77c only). For more
information, see page 39.
Other Installations
You can also project from behind the screen or from the ceiling, with
the projector mounted upside-down:
Rear projection (using a
translucent screen)
Rear/ceiling projection (using
a translucent screen)
Front/ceiling projection
Setting Up the Projector 17
To project from overhead, you’ll need the optional ceiling mount
hardware. (See page 14 for ordering information.) You’ll also need to
select Front/Ceiling or Rear/Ceiling for the Projection option in the
Extended menu. To project from the rear, select Rear. See page 63 for
more information.
Connecting to a Computer
note
If you have an iBook with an
RCA video-out port, follow
the instructions for
connecting to a video device
on page 25.
You can connect the PowerLite projector to any computer that has a
standard VGA or BNC monitor port, including PC notebook and
laptop computers, Macintosh PowerBooks and iBooks, and hand-held
devices.
Follow the instructions in this section to:
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Connect the projector to your computer with the VGA cable
included with the projector.
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Connect the projector to your computer with a commercially
available VGA–5BNC cable.
After connecting the projector to your computer, you may also
want to:
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Setting Up the Projector
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Connect a USB cable to your projector so that you can use the
remote control as a wireless mouse; see page 21
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Connect a monitor to the projector so you can view your
presentation close-up as well as on-screen (not necessary if you’re
using a laptop); see page 22
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Connect the projector to your computer with a commercially
available audio cable to play computer audio; see page 23.
Connecting with the VGA Cable
Follow these instructions to connect to your computer with the VGA
cable that came with your projector. Before you start, make sure your
computer and the projector are turned off.
1. If you are connecting the projector to a desktop computer,
disconnect the monitor cable from your computer.
2. Locate the VGA computer cable that
came with the projector.
Connect one end of the cable to the
projector’s Computer (Component
Video) port.
VGA computer cable
Connect VGA
computer cable
3. Connect the other end of the cable to your computer’s video-out
or monitor port.
If you’re using a PowerBook or iBook and you can’t connect the
cable, you may need to use an optional Macintosh video adapter;
see your computer dealer.
4. If you want to view the display simultaneously on your computer
monitor and the projector screen, see “Connecting an External
Monitor” on page 22.
5. Tighten the screws on the connectors.
If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in
your projector and turn it on. See page 32 for instructions.
If more than one device is connected to the projector, select the
correct source after projection starts by pressing the Source Search
button on the projector or remote control. See page 34.
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Connecting with a VGA-5BNC Cable
VGA-5BNC cable
If your computer provides video output through BNC connectors,
follow these instructions to connect the projector to your computer
with an optional VGA-5BNC cable. Before you start, make sure your
computer and the projector are turned off.
1. Disconnect the monitor cable from your computer.
2. Connect the cable’s VGA connector to the projector’s Computer
(Component Video) port.
Connect VGA-5BNC
computer cable
3. Connect the BNC connectors to your computer’s BNC ports.
4. If you want to view the display simultaneously on your computer
monitor and the projector screen, see “Connecting an External
Monitor” on page 22.
5. Tighten the screws on the VGA connector.
If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in
your projector and turn it on. See page 32 for instructions.
If more than one device is connected to the projector, select the
correct source after projection starts by pressing the Source Search
button on the projector or remote control. See page 34.
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Setting Up the Projector
Connecting a USB Cable for Remote
Presentation Control
You can use the remote control to click through slideshow-style
presentations, such as PowerPoint, from up to 20 feet away. This
makes it easy to deliver your presentation, since you won’t need to
stand near your computer.
To use this function, you will need a USB cable, a system with a
working USB port, and the full version of one of these operating
systems:
Windows®
Macintosh
Windows 98SE, 2000, Me, XP, or
Windows Vista™
Macintosh OS X
note
For details about using the
remote control to change
presentation slides, see
page 48.
1. If you are using a desktop computer, disconnect the mouse cable
from your computer.
2. Connect the square end of the USB cable to the projector’s
USB port.
Connect USB cable
3. Connect the flat end of the cable to any available USB port on
your computer.
4. If necessary, configure your laptop to work with an external
mouse.
If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in
your projector and turn it on. See page 32 for instructions.
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Connecting an External Monitor
note
Some LCD monitors may
not be able to display the
image correctly. If you have
trouble displaying the
image, connect a multiscan
monitor. If you’re projecting
computer images, make sure
the computer’s refresh rate is
set to 65 Hz or greater.
If you want to see your presentation close-up as well as on the
projection screen, you can connect an external monitor to the
projector. This lets you view images on your computer monitor while
the projector is in standby mode (plugged in but not turned on) and
check your presentation or switch between picture sources even if
you’ve pressed the A/V Mute button on the remote control to turn off
projection on the screen.
Simultaneous display is possible only when the computer is connected
to the projector’s Computer (Component Video) port.
Make sure the projector and computer are off. Then connect the
monitor’s cable to the projector’s Monitor Out port, as shown:
Connect external
monitor
If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in
your projector and turn it on. See page 32 for instructions.
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Setting Up the Projector
Playing Sound Through the Projector
You can connect a commercially available computer audio adapter
cable to take advantage of the projector’s built-in speaker. You can
obtain an audio adapter cable (3.5-mm stereo miniplug to two male
RCA plugs) from a computer or electronics dealer.
1. Connect the RCA plugs on the audio adapter cable to the
corresponding L-Audio-R jacks on the projector.
Connect audio
adapter RCA plugs
2. Connect the other end of the audio cable to your laptop’s
headphone jack or
audio-out jack, or your desktop’s
speaker or audio-out port.
If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in
your projector and turn it on. See page 32 for instructions.
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Connecting to Video Sources
You can connect a DVD player, VCR, camcorder, digital camera,
gaming console, or any other compatible video source to your
projector. You can connect up to three video devices at one time.
note
The projector does not
support TV antenna cable
F connectors.
The projector supports HDTV, SDTV, NTSC, PAL, and SECAM,
and automatically detects the video format. It can receive composite
video, S-Video, RGB video, and component video. The type of cable
you need depends on the video source:
■
For composite video, use a commercially available RCA A/V
cable. See page 25.
■
For S-Video, use the S-Video cable supplied with your video
device or order one from Epson. See page 26.
■
For RGB video, use the VGA computer cable included with the
projector. See page 27.
■
For component video, you’ll need the optional Epson component
video cable. See page 28.
After connecting your video device to the projector, you may want to
connect an audio cable to play sound from your video equipment
through the projector’s built-in speaker. See page 29 for instructions.
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Setting Up the Projector
Connecting a Composite Video Source
If you’re connecting a composite video device, use a commercially
available RCA A/V cable. Before starting, make sure the projector and
your DVD player or other video source are turned off.
1. Connect the yellow RCA plug on one end of the cable to the
projector’s yellow Video jack.
Connect yellow RCA
plug on A/Vcable
2. Connect the yellow plug on the other end of the cable to the
video-out port on your video source.
3. To play sound through the projector, follow the instructions
beginning on page 29.
If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in
your projector and turn it on. See page 32 for instructions.
If more than one device is connected to the projector, select the
correct source after projection starts by pressing the Source Search
button on the projector or remote control. See page 34.
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Connecting an S-Video Source
If your video source has an S-Video jack, you can use it to project a
higher quality video image. You’ll need an S-Video cable, which is
usually provided with your video source, or you can purchase one
from Epson (part number ELPSV01). See page 14 for ordering
information.
Before starting, make sure the projector and your DVD player or
other video source are turned off.
1. Insert one end of the S-Video cable into the projector’s S-Video
port and the other end into the S-Video output port of your video
source.
Connect
S-Video cable
2. To play sound through the projector, follow the instructions
beginning on page 29.
If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in
your projector and turn it on. See page 32 for instructions.
If more than one device is connected to the projector, select the
correct source after projection starts by pressing the Source Search
button on the projector or remote control. See page 34.
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Setting Up the Projector
Connecting an RGB Video Source
Follow these instructions to connect the projector to a video player or
satellite receiver that has an RGB video output port using the VGA
computer cable that came with the projector.
Before starting, make sure the projector and your DVD player or
other video source are turned off.
1. Connect one end of the VGA computer cable to the Computer
(Component Video) port on the projector.
Connect VGA
computer cable
2. Connect the other end to the video port on your player.
3. To play sound through the projector, follow the instructions
beginning on page 29.
If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in
your projector and turn it on. See page 32 for instructions.
If more than one device is connected to the projector, select
Computer as the source after projection starts by pressing the Source
Search button on the projector or remote control. See page 34.
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Connecting a Component Video Source
If your video source has component video connectors, you can use
them to project a higher quality video image. You’ll need a
component video cable, which can be purchased from Epson (part
number ELPKC19). See page 14 for ordering information.
Before starting, make sure the projector and your DVD player or
other video device are turned off.
1. Connect the large end of the component video cable to the
projector’s Computer (Component Video) port.
Connect component
video cable
2. Insert the three ends of the component video cable into the
R, G, and B ports on your video source.
3. To play sound through the projector, follow the instructions
beginning on page 29.
If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in
your projector and turn it on. See page 32 for instructions.
If more than one device is connected to your projector, select
Computer (Component Video) as the source by pressing the
Source Search button on the projector or the remote control. See
page 34.
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Setting Up the Projector
Playing Sound Through the Projector
The projector has a built-in speaker with a maximum output of 1 W.
You can play sound from your video equipment through the
projector’s speaker if your video device has an audio output port.
For RCA-Style Audio Output Ports
Most video devices have an RCA-style audio output port. In this case,
use a commercially available RCA-style audio cable to connect the
projector to your video source:
1. Connect the red and white plugs on one end of the audio cable to
the L-Audio-R jacks on the projector.
Connect audio adapter
red and white plugs
2. Connect the red and white plugs on the other end of the audio
cable to the corresponding color-coded audio output port on your
video source.
If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in
your projector and turn it on. See page 32 for instructions.
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For Stereo Mini-Jack Audio Output Ports
Some video devices, especially camcorders, may have a stereo
mini-jack audio output port. In this case, use a commercially available
audio adapter cable (3.5-mm stereo miniplug to two male RCA plugs)
to connect to the projector:
1. Connect the red and white plugs on the audio adapter cable to the
L-Audio-R jacks on the projector.
Connect audio adapter
red and white plugs
2. Connect the other end of the audio adapter cable to your video
device’s audio output port.
If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in
your projector and turn it on. See page 32 for instructions.
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Setting Up the Projector
2
Projecting
Once you’ve set up the projector, you’re ready to turn it on, adjust
the image, and give your presentation.
Although you can operate the projector without it, the remote control
lets you use additional features. See Chapter 3 for instructions on
using the remote. This chapter covers the following:
■
Turning on the projector and other equipment
■
Adjusting the image
■
Adjusting the volume
■
Shutting down the projector
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Turning On Your Equipment
Make sure your projector and other equipment are set up and
connected correctly, as described in Chapter 1. Then turn on your
projector, as described below.
If you turn on your connected computer or video equipment before
starting the projector, the projector automatically detects and displays
the image source. If you turn on the projector first, or have multiple
pieces of connected equipment, you may have to select the image
source manually. See page 34.
Turning On the Projector
Follow these steps to plug in and turn on the projector:
1. Open the A/V Mute slide (lens cover).
2. Connect one end of the power cord to the projector’s power inlet.
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3. Connect the other end to an electrical outlet.
The power light on top of the projector turns orange, indicating
that the projector is receiving power but not yet turned on. Wait
until the light stops flashing but stays orange.
4. Turn on your computer or video source if you have not already.
5. Press the P Power button on top of the projector to turn it on.
(You can also press the Power button on the remote control.)
Power button
The projector beeps and the power light flashes green as the
projector warms up. The projector lamp comes on in about
4 seconds and the power light stays green.
■
If you’re using a computer, you should see your computer
display projected after a moment or two. If not, you need to
select the image source. See page 34.
note
If you are using the remote
control for the first time, be
sure to insert the batteries as
described on the Quick
Setup poster.
warning
Never look into the lens when
the lamp is on. This can
damage your eyes, and is
especially dangerous for
children.
(Windows only: If you see a message saying that it has found
a plug-and-play monitor, click Cancel.)
■
If you’re projecting a video, you may need to press the
Source Search button on the projector or remote control to
switch to your video source. Then press the Play button on
your DVD player or other device.
■
If you are prompted to enter a password, see page 70.
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To focus and adjust the image, see page 37. If a projected image fails
to appear, see “What To Do If You See a Blank Screen” on page 34.
When you’re done with your presentation, shut down the projector as
described on page 42.
Selecting the Image Source
note
The name of the selected
image source appears in the
upper right corner of the
screen.
Selecting the image source lets you switch between images input from
different pieces of equipment connected to the projector (such as a
computer and DVD player). If you don’t see the image you want,
press the Source Search button on the remote control or projector
until the correct device image is projected.
Remote control
Projector control panel
If a projected image fails to appear, see the next section for help.
Once you see your image, turn to page 37 for instructions on focusing
and making other image adjustments.
What To Do If You See a Blank Screen
If you see a blank screen or a blue screen with the message No Signal
after turning on your computer or video source, try the following:
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■
Make sure the cables are connected correctly, as described in
Chapter 1.
■
Make sure the power light is green and not flashing and the A/V
Mute slide is open.
■
Make sure you’ve selected the correct image source; see the
previous section. Allow a few seconds for the projector to sync up
after pressing the button.
■
Check the Signal menu to make sure the correct input source is
selected. See page 58.
If you’re using a PC laptop:
■
Hold down the Fn key and press the function key that lets you
display on an external monitor. It may have an icon such as
or it may be labelled CRT/LCD. Allow a few seconds for the
projector to sync up after pressing it. Check your laptop’s manual
or online help for details.
On most systems, the
or CRT/LCD key lets you toggle
between the LCD screen and the projector, or display on both at
the same time.
■
If you’re projecting from a laptop, and you don’t see the same
image on the projection screen and computer screen, check your
monitor settings to make sure both the LCD screen and the
external monitor port are enabled.
From the Control Panel, open the Display utility. Click the
Settings tab, then click Advanced. The method for adjusting
the settings varies by brand; you may need to click a Monitor tab,
then make sure the external Monitor port is set as your primary
display and/or enabled. See your computer’s documentation or
online help for details.
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If you’re using a Macintosh laptop with OS X:
You may need to set up your system to display on the projector screen
as well as the LCD screen. Follow these steps:
1. From the Apple menu, select System Preferences, then click
Display or Displays.
2. Select VGA Display or Color LCD, click Arrange or
Arrangement, and make sure Mirror Displays is checked.
Click here
Select Mirror
Displays
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Projecting
Adjusting the Image
Once you see your image, you’ll need to make certain adjustments:
■
To focus or zoom your image, see below or page 38.
■
If the image is too high or too low, you can reposition it.
See page 39.
■
If the image isn’t square, see page 39.
■
To adjust image brightness, see page 40.
■
If a computer image displays incorrectly, see page 41.
■
To change the color mode for your image and surroundings, see
page 44.
You can make many other adjustments to the image—such as
changing the brightness, contrast, and aspect ratio—using the
projector’s menu system. See Chapter 4 for more information.
Focusing and Zooming Your Image
(PowerLite S5 Series)
Rotate the focus ring to sharpen the image.
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Press the Wide button on the projector to enlarge the image, or the
Tele button to reduce it.
You can also change the image size by moving the projector closer to
or farther away from the screen. You can use the E-Zoom buttons on
the remote control to zoom in on a portion of the image. See page 47
for instructions.
Focusing and Zooming Your Image
(PowerLite 77c)
Rotate the focus ring to sharpen the image, and the zoom ring to
reduce or enlarge the image.
Focus
Zoom
You can also change the image size by moving the projector closer to
or farther away from the screen. You can use the E-Zoom buttons on
the remote control to zoom in on a portion of the image. See page 47
for instructions.
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Projecting
Adjusting the Height of Your Image
If the image is too low, you can raise it by extending the projector’s
front adjustable foot.
1. Stand behind the projector. Press up on the blue foot release
lever and lift the front of the projector to extend the front
adjustable foot.
2. Once the image is positioned where you want, release the lever to
lock the foot in position.
If the image is no longer rectangular after raising it, see the next
section.
Adjusting the Image Shape
If the projector is tilted up or down, the images that are displayed will
be distorted. To correct the distortion or “keystone” shape, do one or
more of the following:
■
If your image looks like
or
, you’ve placed the projector
off to one side of the screen, at an angle. Move it directly in front
of the center of the screen, facing the screen squarely.
note
The PowerLite 77c
automatically corrects
images that are distorted
when the projector is tilted
up or down (up to a 30°
tilt). The Keystone window
appears on the screen while
the projector makes the
correction. If the projected
image still isn’t rectangular,
follow the instructions on
this page.
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■
If your image looks like
or
, you need to adjust the
keystone correction value. Press the
or
buttons on the
projector to correct the shape of the image. After correction, your
image will be slightly smaller.
PowerLite S5 Series
PowerLite 77c
■
On the PowerLite 77c, you may need to turn on Auto Keystone.
See page 61 for instructions.
You can also make keystone adjustments using the projector’s Settings
menu. See page 62.
Adjusting the Brightness
The brightness of an image depends on the source you are projecting
and the amount of light in the room. If the image is too bright or not
bright enough, here are two ways you can adjust it:
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Projecting
■
Change the Brightness setting in the Image menu. See page 56.
■
Select Low or High for the Brightness Control option in the
Settings menu. (See page 62.) Low brightness mode extends the
life of the lamp and decreases the fan noise.
Correcting Computer Images
If you’ve connected a computer and the image doesn’t look right, or it
doesn’t fit properly on the screen, press the Enter button on the
projector or the Enter/Auto button on the remote control. This
automatically resets the projector’s tracking, sync, resolution, and
position settings. You must be projecting a computer image for this
button to have any effect. Additionally, if the Auto Setup option in
the Signal menu is set to OFF, the Auto function will not work. See
page 59.
Adjusting the Volume
You can use the Vol– and Vol+ buttons on the remote control to
increase or decrease the volume for the projector’s built-in speaker.
On the PowerLite 77c, you can also use the buttons on the projector
to control the volume. Press the
button to increase the volume, or
the
button to decrease it. A volume gauge appears on the screen
while the volume is being adjusted.
note
You can also adjust the
volume using the projector’s
Settings menu. See page 61
for details.
You must adjust the volume
separately for each input
source.
PowerLite 77c only
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Shutting Down the Projector
note
When the projector has not
received any input signals for
30 minutes, it automatically
turns off the projector lamp
and enters “sleep mode.” This
conserves electricity, cools the
projector, and extends the life
of the lamp. If you are done
using the projector, unplug
the power cord. If you want
to start projecting again, press
the P Power button. You
can turn sleep mode on or off
through the Extended menu.
See page 64.
Turn off this product when
not in use to prolong the life
of the projector.
When you’ve finished using the projector, follow the recommended
procedure to shut it down:
1. If you’re using a computer, shut it down first; otherwise you may
not be able to see your computer’s display to shut it down
properly.
2. To turn off the projector, press the P Power button on the
projector or remote control.
You see this confirmation message:
(If you don’t want to turn it off, press
any other button or wait a few
seconds until it disappears.)
3. Press the P Power button again. The projector beeps twice, the
lamp is turned off, and the power light turns orange.
With Epson’s exclusive Instant Off® technology there’s no
cool-down period, so you can pack up and go immediately after
turning off the projector.
If you want to turn the projector on again, press the P Power
button.
4. Press up on the blue foot release lever and lower the projector to
retract the front adjustable foot.
caution
To avoid damaging the
projector or lamp,
never unplug the power
cord when the power
light is green or flashing
orange.
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5. Close the A/V Mute slide.
6. Unplug the power cord.
7. Turn off and disconnect any equipment
plugged into the projector.
8. If you won’t be using the projector for
awhile, store it in the soft case that came
with it or in a protective case.
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Using the Remote Control
T
he remote control lets you access your projector’s features from
anywhere in the room—up to 20 feet away. For example, you can turn
the projector on and off, freeze the presentation, zoom in on a portion
of your image, and access the menu system. (The projector menus let
you adjust many projector settings; see Chapter 4.)
If you’re using a computer and you’ve connected a USB cable
as described in Chapter 1, you can use the remote control to change
slides in your presentation.
When using the remote control, stand within 20 feet of the projector.
Point the remote control either at the front or back of the projector or
at the screen (the projector’s front sensor can detect signals bounced
off the screen). Press the button for the function you want to use.
This chapter covers the following information:
■
Controlling the picture and sound
■
Changing slides in a presentation
■
Replacing the remote control batteries
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Controlling the Picture and Sound
You can use the remote control to select your source, temporarily turn
off the picture and sound, freeze the action, or zoom in on the picture.
Make sure you have set up your projector and connected any
equipment as described in Chapter 1.
Switching Between Picture Sources
If you’ve connected your projector to more than one computer and/or
video source, you can use the Source Search button on the projector
or remote control to switch between the different sources.
After you select a source, the screen goes dark for a moment before the
image appears. The name of the selected source (such as Computer or
S-Video) appears briefly on the screen.
Adjusting the Color Mode
You may want to adjust the color mode to select a different setting
that is appropriate for the image you’re projecting and the
environment in which you’re projecting it. Press the Color Mode
button on the remote control.
If you’re projecting computer or RGB video images, the default color
mode is Presentation, which is appropriate for full-color
presentations in bright rooms.
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Using the Remote Control
The following table lists the color modes available.
Color mode
Description
Photo
Best for projecting still images with vivid color in a
bright room (computer input only).
Sports
Best for watching TV in a bright room (component,
S-video, or composite video input only).
Presentation
Use when you’re projecting a full-color presentation in
a bright room.
Text
Use when you’re projecting a black and white
presentation in a bright room.
Theatre
Use when projecting movies in a dark room.
Game
Brightest mode, best for use in a bright room.
sRGB
Use when projecting computer images conforming to
the sRGB color standard.
Blackboard
Choose this fixed color mode when you need to
project against a green chalkboard.
You can also use the projector menu system to change the color mode
in the Image menu (see page 56).
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Turning Off the Picture and Sound
Press the A/V Mute button on the remote control or use the A/V
Mute slide on the projector to turn off the image and sound and
darken your screen. This is useful if you want to temporarily re-direct
your audience’s attention without the distraction of a bright screen.
■
To turn off the picture and sound, press the A/V Mute button or
close the A/V Mute slide on the projector. The screen goes dark.
■
To turn the image and sound back on, press the button again, or
open the AV Mute slide.
You can create an image, such as a company logo or a picture, to
display on the screen whenever you press the A/V Mute button. See
page 67 for more information.
Stopping Action
Press the Freeze button to stop the action in your video or computer
image and keep the current image on the screen. The sound will
continue, however. Also, because the source continues to transmit
signals, you won’t resume the action from the point you paused it.
Press the Freeze button again to restart it.
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Using the Remote Control
Zooming Your Image
Follow these steps to zoom in on a portion of the image:
1. Press the E-Zoom + button on the remote control.
You see a crosshair indicating the center of the zoom-in area.
2. Use the four “arrow” buttons on the remote control to position
the crosshair in the area you want to enlarge.
3. Continue pressing the E-Zoom + button to enlarge the selected
area up to 4 times.
4. While the image is enlarged, you can:
■
Use the arrow buttons to pan about.
■
Press the E-Zoom – button to zoom out.
5. When you’re done, press the ESC button to return to the original
size.
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Changing the Image’s Aspect Ratio
note
You must be projecting
component, composite, or
S-Video images to change
the aspect ratio.
You can also change the
aspect ratio using the
projector’s Signal menu. See
page 58 for details.
If you’re projecting a widescreen format image, you can use the
Aspect button on the remote control to change the aspect ratio.
Follow these steps:
1. Press the Aspect button once to change the aspect ratio to 16:9
for widescreen format.
2. Press it again to return to 4:3 aspect ratio.
Changing Presentation Slides
You can use the remote control to click through slideshow-style
presentations (such as PowerPoint) from up to 20 feet away. This
gives you more flexibility, since you don’t need to stand near your
computer to change slides.
To change slides with the remote control, make sure you have
connected your computer to the projector with a USB cable as
described on page 21.
To advance slides in a PowerPoint presentation in Slide Show mode,
press the Page up button on the remote control. Press the Page
down button to go back a slide.
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Using the Remote Control
Replacing the Batteries
The remote control uses two AA alkaline batteries. Follow these steps
when you need to replace them:
1. Press in the tab to remove the battery cover.
note
The remote control
automatically shuts off when
it detects a button being
pressed more than
30 seconds. This conserves
battery life. It can be
helpful, for example, when
the remote is in a carrying
case and the Power button
is accidentally pushed.
2. Remove the old batteries, then insert the new ones as shown.
caution
When replacing batteries,
take the following
precautions:
Replace the batteries as
soon as they run out. If a
battery leaks, wipe away
battery fluid with a soft
cloth. If fluid gets on your
hands, wash them
immediately.
■
3. Replace the battery cover. (It should click into place.)
Do not expose batteries to
heat or flame.
■
Dispose of used batteries
according to local
regulations.
■
Remove the batteries if
you won’t be using the
remote control for a long
period of time.
■
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Fine-tuning the Projector
You can use the Menu button on the projector or remote control to
access on-screen menus to adjust the image, sound, and other features.
This chapter covers the following information:
■
Using the menu system
■
Adjusting image colors and clarity
■
Adjusting the input signal
■
Customizing projector features
■
Selecting projector setup options
■
Viewing lamp usage and other information
■
Using the projector’s security features
■
Restoring the default settings
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Using the Projector’s Menu System
The six projector menus let you adjust and customize the projector
features:
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■
The Image menu lets you modify the colors of the projected
image and fine-tune brightness, contrast, and sharpness.
■
The Signal menu lets you make adjustments to the input signal.
You can select your input source, change the image position and
aspect ratio, and adjust tracking and sync for computer images.
■
The Settings menu lets you customize the way you use the
projector. It allows you to adjust the volume and keystone
correction, set lamp brightness to high or low, and disable buttons
on the projector while you are projecting.
■
The Extended menu lets you customize the way you set up the
projector. Among the options, you can select the menu language,
set rear or ceiling projection, and record a custom image or logo
to be displayed as the startup screen or whenever you press the
A/V Mute button on the remote control.
■
The Info menu provides information about lamp status and
computer or video settings.
■
The Reset menu lets you restore the projector’s factory default
settings.
Fine-tuning the Projector
Changing Menu Settings
Use the buttons on the remote control or on the projector to access
the menus and change settings. Follow these steps:
1. Press the Menu button on the remote control or projector to
display the menu screen:
Menu options
Menus
The six menus are listed on the left, and the options available for
the highlighted menu are shown on the right.
PowerLite S5 Series
2. Use the up and down arrow buttons on the projector or remote
control to scroll through the menu list. When you’ve highlighted
the desired menu, press the Enter button on the projector (or the
Enter/Auto button on the remote control) to select it.
The highlight moves to the first option for that menu.
3. Use the up and down arrow buttons on the projector or remote
control to scroll through the list of options. (The options available
depend on which source is selected.)
PowerLite 77c
Remote control
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4. After highlighting the option you want to adjust, use the Vol– or
Vol+ button on the remote control or left or right arrow buttons
on the projector to change the setting. In some cases, you may
have to press the Enter button to see a sub-screen for changing
the setting.
■
Press the Vol– or Vol+ button on the remote control or the
left or right arrow buttons on the projector to adjust a slider
bar.
■
To select from two or more settings, use the Vol– or Vol+
buttons or arrow buttons to highlight the desired setting,
then press Enter.
5. Press the Esc button to return to the previous menu or to close
the menu system if you are at the main menu. Your changes are
saved automatically.
6. Press the Menu button to exit the menu system.
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Adjusting Colors and Clarity
The Image menu lets you make adjustments to the colors of the
projected image and fine-tune brightness, contrast, and sharpness.
The options available depend on which image source is selected:
Computer (analog-RGB) and RGB video
Component, composite, and S-Video
Follow these steps to adjust the appearance of your image:
1. Press the Menu button. You see the main menu.
2. Press Enter to select the Image menu.
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3. Use the up and down arrow buttons and press Enter to select any
of the following options:
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Color Mode
Corrects the vividness of image color. You can select from the
following settings, and save a different one for each computer
and/or video source:
Photo: For projecting still images with vivid color in a bright
room (Computer input only).
Sports: For watching TV in a bright room (component,
S-Video, or composite video input only).
Presentation: For color presentations in a bright room.
Text: For black and white presentations in a bright room.
Theatre: For optimizing movie images with natural color in a
dark room (the default for video or S-Video display).
Game: Brightest mode, for playing video games in a bright
room.
sRGB: For standard sRGB computer displays (the default
when projecting from a computer with analog video).
Blackboard: Fixed color mode for projecting against a green
blackboard.
■
note
Brightness
Lightens or darkens the overall image.
You can also select High or
Low brightness mode in the
Settings menu. See page 62.
■
Contrast
Adjusts the difference between light and dark areas.
■
Color Saturation (component, composite, and S-Video)
Adjusts the depth or intensity of the image colors.
■
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Tint (component, composite, and S-Video)
Adjusts the balance of green to magenta in the image.
■
Sharpness
Sharpens or softens the image.
■
Color Temp.
Adjusts red and blue tones. A lower color temperature
produces an image with more red (warmer tones), while a
higher color temperature produces an image with more blue
(cooler tones).
■
Color Adjustment
Adjusts the temperature and intensity of red, green, and blue.
4. When the image is set correctly, press Esc or Menu. Your settings
are automatically saved.
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Adjusting the Input Signal
Although the projector normally detects and optimizes the input
signal automatically, you can use the Signal menu to make manual
adjustments. In addition to changing the position of the projected
image, you can correct tracking and sync for computer images, or
change the aspect ratio to widescreen format for video images.
1. Press the Menu button. You see the Image menu.
2. Select the Signal menu. You see one of the following screens:
Computer (analog-RGB) and RGB video
Component video
Composite video and S-Video
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3. Press Enter. Then use the up and down arrow buttons and the
Enter button to select any of the following options:
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Auto Setup (computer images)
Leave this setting ON to automatically optimize the computer
image. Turn it off if you want to save adjustments you have
made to the video settings.
■
Tracking (computer images)
Removes unwanted vertical lines from a computer image by
matching the projector’s internal clock to various computer
signals. See page 90 for more information about adjusting the
tracking.
■
Sync (computer images)
Corrects fuzziness or screen flicker by synchronizing the
projector with the tracking signal sent from the computer.
See page 90 for more information about adjusting the sync
setting.
■
note
If you have repositioned the
image but then change your
mind, you can press the
Enter/Auto button on the
remote control to restore the
default settings.
Position
Use the arrow buttons to move the image on the screen left,
right, up, or down.
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Progressive
Leave this setting ON when viewing S-Video or composite
video so that interlaced-to-progressive conversion is carried
out (best for fast-moving pictures). If you notice flickering
while viewing still images, switch this setting to OFF.
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Computer Input
Selects the signal from equipment connected to the
Computer (Component Video) port. If your image colors
look wrong, try changing this setting from Auto to one of the
following: RGB for computer or RGB video sources, or
Component Video for component video sources.
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Video Signal (composite and S-Video)
Leave this setting at Auto unless you are using a 60-Hz PAL
system (select PAL60).
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Aspect
Sets the image’s aspect ratio (ratio of width to height) to 4:3
for computer or letterbox video content and to 16:9 for
widescreen video content.
You can also select 16:9 (Up) for a widescreen display at the
top of the screen or 16:9 (Down) for a widescreen display at
the bottom of the screen.
4. When you’re finished adjusting the signal settings, press Esc or
Menu.
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Customizing Projector Features
The Settings menu lets you customize the way you use the projector,
from adjusting lamp brightness and speaker volume to applying
security controls.
1. Press the Menu button.
2. Select the Settings menu.
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PowerLite 77c
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3. Press Enter. Then use the up and down arrow buttons and the
Enter button to set the following options:
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Keystone
Adjusts a distorted image from a trapezoid shape to
rectangular.
■
Auto Keystone (PowerLite 77c only)
Automatically adjusts a distorted image from a trapezoid
shape to rectangular when the projector’s foot is extended or
retracted. (Not available when you’re projecting from the
ceiling or using rear projection.) Select ON or OFF.
■
Zoom (PowerLite S5 Series only)
Adjusts the image size from Wide (larger) to Tele (smaller).
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Operation Lock
When turned on, this function disables all projector buttons,
or all buttons except the P Power button. Changes to this
setting take effect after you restart the projector. (After you
turn off the projector, wait for the Ppower light to turn a
steady orange before turning it on again.) See page 71 for
more information.
note
To cancel the Operation
Lock function from the
projector, press the Enter
button for about seven
seconds.
■
Brightness Control
Select Low lamp brightness when the projection is too bright
for the room. The Low setting also reduces electricity
consumption and fan noise. Select High to project the
maximum brightness. (Also check the Brightness setting in
the Image menu; see page 56.)
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Volume
Adjusts the volume for the projector’s speaker.
4. When you’re finished, press Esc or Menu.
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Selecting Projector Setup Options
Use the Extended menu to customize the way you set up the
projector. You can configure the projector for rear and/or ceiling
projection, change the language for the menus and messages, set the
screen background color, capture and store a custom image or logo for
the startup screen.
1. Press the Menu button.
2. Select the Extended menu. You see the features and their settings
on the right side:
3. Press Enter. Then use the up and down arrow buttons and the
Enter button to set the following options:
■
Display
Message: Lets you turn screen messages on or off.
Display Background: Sets the screen background to Black,
Blue, or Logo when no signal is available.
Startup Screen: Enables or disables display of the startup
screen when the projector is turned on.
A/V Mute: Sets the screen background to Black, Blue, or
Logo when the A/V Mute button is pressed.
■
note
Logo settings cannot be
changed if the User’s Logo
Protect feature has been
turned on. See page 68.
User’s Logo
Turn on to display the image or logo you have captured
whenever the projector is turned on. See page 67 for more
information.
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■
Projection
Front: Projector is in front of the screen.
Front/Ceiling: Projector is in front of the screen, mounted
upside-down from the ceiling.
Rear: Projector is behind the screen.
Rear/Ceiling: Projector is behind the screen, mounted
upside-down from the ceiling.
To change from Front to Front/Ceiling or Rear to
Rear/Ceiling, press and hold the A/V Mute button on the
remote control for five seconds.
■
note
Operation
Direct Power: When this feature is enabled, projection starts
as soon as you plug in the power cord. You don’t have to
press the P Power button.
When Direct Power is
turned on, press the
P Power button to turn
the projector off, wait until
the P power light turns a
steady orange, then unplug
the power cord.
Sleep Mode: When Sleep Mode is on, the projector turns
off the lamp if it has not received any input signals for a
period of time (as defined in the Sleep Mode Time setting).
Sleep Mode Time: When Sleep Mode is on, you can set the
period of time before the projector turns off automatically,
from 1 to 30 minutes.
Lens Cover Timer: This feature is enabled by default to turn
the power off automatically when the A/V Mute slide is
closed for more than 30 minutes.
High Altitude Mode: When using the projector at an
altitude above 4,900 feet (1,500 meters), turn this setting on
to ensure that the internal temperature of the projector is
regulated properly. Turn this setting off for lower elevations.
■
Link 21L
Turn this setting on only if you’re controlling the projector
from a computer with the EMP Link 21L software and the
USB communication driver. This software can be
downloaded from the Epson website at support.epson.com.
(You must turn the projector off and then on again and
connect a USB cable to use this setting.)
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■
Language
Select the language to be used for the projector menus.
4. When you’re finished, press Esc or Menu.
Viewing Lamp Usage and Other
Information
note
Use the Info menu to view information about the display settings of
your computer and the number of hours the lamp has been used.
1. Press the Menu button and select the Info menu. You see a screen
displaying the following information:
■
You can make changes to
many of the signal settings
on the Signal menu. See
page 58 for details.
Lamp Hours
Displays the number of hours the lamp has been used. The
life span of the lamp ranges from about 3000 hours in High
brightness mode to about 4000 hours in Low brightness
mode. If the number shown is close to 3000 or the
information is displayed in red, make sure you have a spare
lamp handy.
■
Source
Displays the input source currently being projected.
■
■
Input Signal (computer, RGB video, and component video)
Displays the input signal setting.
Resolution (computer, RGB video, and component video)
Displays the input resolution.
■
Video Signal (composite and S-Video)
Displays the video signal format.
■
Refresh Rate (computer, RGB video, and component video)
note
The lamp usage timer
doesn’t register until you’ve
used the lamp for at least
10 hours.
Displays the refresh rate.
■
Sync Info (computer, RGB video, and component video)
Provides information that may be needed by the service
technician.
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■
Status
Displays information about projector problems. This
information may be needed if service is required.
2. When you’re finished, press Esc or Menu.
Using the Projector’s Security Features
To prevent unauthorized use of the projector, you can do the
following:
■
Create an identifying user logo that is displayed at startup and/or
when the A/V Mute button is pressed
■
Assign a password
■
Disable the projector’s buttons; this is useful, for example, if
you’re projecting in a classroom and you want to ensure that no
one touches the projector’s buttons while you’re using the remote
control
■
Install an anti-theft lock
If you create a user’s logo for the projector, you can lock the logo on so
it is displayed as the startup screen and/or AV/Mute screen.
Unauthorized users cannot turn it off or change it. This feature is
intended to discourage theft and provides a way to identify the
projector should it be stolen.
note
If you should happen to
enable the password before
you set one and you see the
prompt to enter the
password, enter the default
password 0000 to proceed.
If you assign the projector a password, a screen appears requesting the
password whenever the projector is turned on. If you enter the
password incorrectly three times in succession, the projector’s
operation is locked and you’ll need to disconnect the power cord, then
reconnect it to redisplay the password screen. If an incorrect password
is entered 30 times in a row, the projector is locked and you’ll need to
contact Epson to unlock it. See “Where To Get Help” on page 93.
When you enable the Operation Lock feature, all of the projector’s
buttons are disabled except the P Power button.
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Creating Your Own Screen Logo
You can transfer any image on your computer to the projector, and
then use it as the startup screen and/or the screen that is displayed
when you press the A/V Mute button. The image can be a company
logo, slogan, photograph, or any other image you want to use. The
projector considers this image the “User’s Logo.”
Follow these steps to capture the image and transfer it to the projector:
1. Display the image you want to use on the projector. You can use
an image from either a computer or video source, such as a DVD
player.
2. Press the Menu button and select the Extended menu.
note
If the User’s Logo Protect
function is ON, you see a
message that the logo cannot
be recorded. You’ll need to
disable the User’s Logo
Protect function before you
can create or change the
User’s Logo. See page 69.
3. Use the down arrow button and press Enter to select User’s
Logo.
4. When you see a message asking if you want to use the present
image as a user’s logo, select Yes and press Enter. A selection box
displays over the image.
5. Use the arrow buttons on the projector or remote control to select
the area of the image you want to use. Once you have selected the
area, press Enter.
6. When you see the message Select this image?, choose Yes and
press Enter. If you want to change the area selected, select No,
press Enter and repeat steps 5 and 6.
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7. When you see this screen, select a zoom rate (display size), and
then press Enter.
note
The default setting for the
Startup Screen option
menu is ON. If the Startup
Screen is set to OFF, the
logo will not display at
startup.
If the User’s Logo Protect
function has been set to ON,
the Display Background
setting cannot be changed.
You need to turn the protect
function off first. See
page 69 for details.
Once you’ve saved a user’s
logo, you cannot reset the
logo setting to its factory
default (no logo).
8. When you see the message Save image as user’s logo?, select
Yes and press Enter. Saving the logo takes a few moments. Do
not use the projector or other sources (computer, video, etc.)
while the logo is being saved.
9. When you see the message Completed, press Esc.
10. To display the logo as the background screen when the A/V Mute
button is pressed, select the Extended menu and press Enter.
11. Select Display and press Enter.
12. Select Display Background and press Enter. Then select Logo
and press Enter.
13. When you’re finished, press Menu to exit the menus.
Setting a Password
1. Press the Freeze button on the remote control for about 7 seconds
until you see the Password Protect menu:
note
If a password has already
been set, you see the
Password Protect Release
screen. See “Starting the
Projector with a Password”
on page 70.
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2. Select Password and press Enter. You see the message Change
the password?
3. Select Yes and press Enter.
4. Enter a 4-digit number using the numeric buttons on the remote
control, as shown.
The password will be displayed as ****. After you enter the last
digit, a confirmation screen appears. Enter the password again.
You see the message Password accepted.
Numeric buttons on
remote control
5. After you finish setting the password, press the Esc button to
return to the Password Protect menu.
Make a note of the password and keep it in a safe place in case you
forget it.
Turning On the Password and User’s Logo
1. Press the Freeze button on the remote control for about
7 seconds until you see the Password Protect menu.
2. To enable the password, select Power On Protect and press
Enter. Select ON then press Esc.
3. To enable your screen logo, select User’s Logo Protect and press
Enter. Select ON and press Enter.
When this feature is on the logo appears whenever the projector is
turned on (if the Startup Screen is enabled in the Extended
menu; see page 63) and as the A/V Mute screen (if you selected
the Logo as the Display Background in the Extended menu).
None of the User’s Logo features can be changed when the User’s
Logo Protect function is enabled.
4. Press Menu to close the Password Protect menu.
If you lose the remote control, you will not be able to enter the
password, so keep the remote control in a safe place at all times.
You can attach the password protect sticker to the projector as an
additional theft deterrent.
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Starting the Projector with a Password
When the password function is enabled, you see this screen when you
turn on the projector:
Use the numeric buttons on the remote control to enter the password.
Once you have entered the password correctly, the password screen
closes, and projection begins.
If the password is not correct, you see the message Wrong password.
Please try again. If you enter an incorrect password three times in
succession, you see the message The projector’s operation will be
locked. Request code xxxxx and the projector switches to standby
mode for approximately 5 minutes. Write down the request code.
Then disconnect the projector’s power cord from the electrical outlet,
reconnect it, and turn the projector back on.
When you see the Password Protect Release screen again, you can try
to enter the correct password.
If you have forgotten the password, contact Epson with the request
code number that appears in the Password Protect Release screen for
assistance. See “Where To Get Help” on page 93.
If you enter an incorrect password 30 times in succession, the
projector remains locked and you must contact Epson to have the
projector serviced.
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Disabling the Projector’s Buttons
You can use the Operation Lock function to disable all the projector’s
buttons, or all except the P Power button.
note
1. Press the Menu button.
To cancel Operation Lock,
press the projector’s Enter
button for 7 seconds.
2. Select the Settings menu and press Enter.
3. Use the up and down arrow buttons to select Operation Lock
and press the Enter button.
4. Select Full Lock to disable all the buttons, or Operation Lock to
disable all except the Power button. Then press Enter.
5. Select Yes and press Enter to confirm the setting.
6. Press the Menu button.
Installing Security Locks
You can install two different types of security locks on the projector:
■
You can use the security slot on the side of the projector to install
a Kensington Microsaver Security System. For details, see
www.kensington.com.
■
You can use a wire lock to secure the projector to a room fixture
or heavy furniture, as shown below:
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Restoring the Default Settings
note
The Computer Input, Zoom
(PowerLite S5 Series only),
Lamp Hours, and Language
settings do not return to
their defaults when you
select Reset All. To reset the
computer input, use the
Reset option on the Signal
menu; see page 58 for
details. To reset the Zoom
setting, use the Reset option
on the Settings menu; see
page 61 for details. To reset
the Language settings, use
the Reset option on the
Extended menu; see page 63
for details.
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The Reset menu lets you return most projector menu settings to their
default values. It also lets you reset the lamp hours to their initial
default value; see page 78 for instructions on resetting the lamp timer.
To reset most projector menu settings, select Reset All and press the
Enter button to display the confirmation screen. Select Yes to reset all
the default settings or No to cancel.
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Maintenance and
Transportation
warning
Before you clean any part of
the projector, turn it off and
unplug the power cord.
Never open any cover on the
projector, except the lamp
and filter covers. Dangerous
electrical voltages in the
projector can injure you
severely. Do not try to service
this product yourself, except
as specifically explained in
this User’s Guide. Refer all
other servicing to qualified
service personnel.
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our projector needs little maintenance. All you need to do on a
regular basis is keep the lens clean. Any dirt or smears on the lens may
show up on your projected image.
You may need to clean the air filter and air vents. A clogged air filter
or air vent can block ventilation needed to cool the projector and
cause overheating.
The only parts you should replace are the lamp and air filter. If any
other part needs replacing, contact your dealer or a qualified servicer.
This chapter covers the following:
■
Cleaning the lens
■
Cleaning the projector case
■
Cleaning and replacing the air filter
■
Replacing the lamp
■
Resetting the lamp timer
■
Transporting the projector
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Cleaning the Lens
Clean the lens whenever you notice dirt or dust on the surface.
caution
■
Use a canister of compressed air to remove dust.
■
To remove dirt or smears on the lens, use lens-cleaning paper. If
necessary, moisten a soft cloth with lens cleaner and gently wipe
the lens surface.
Do not use glass cleaner to
clean the lens.
Cleaning the Projector Case
Before you clean the case, first turn off the projector and unplug the
power cord.
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■
To remove dirt or dust, wipe the case with a soft, dry, lint-free
cloth.
■
To remove stubborn dirt or stains, moisten a soft cloth with water
and a mild detergent. Then wipe the case.
■
Do not use wax, alcohol, benzene, paint thinner, or other
chemical detergents. These can damage the case.
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Cleaning and Replacing the Air Filter
Your projector includes an air filter to ensure the best performance. If
dust collects on the air filter or vent on the bottom of the projector,
clean them as described below. Dust clogs prevent proper ventilation
and can cause overheating and damage the projector.
When the filter and vent are clogged, the projector displays the
message The projector is overheating. Make sure nothing is
blocking the air vent, and clean or replace the air filter.
To clean the air filter and air intake vent, follow these steps:
1. Turn off the projector, allow it to cool down, and unplug the
power cord.
2. To clean the filter and vent, Epson recommends using a small
vacuum cleaner designed for computers and other office
equipment. If you don’t have one, gently clean them using a very
soft brush (such as an artist’s paintbrush).
You can remove the air filter to clean both sides.
vent
air filter
If the dirt is difficult to remove or if the filter is torn, replace it.
Contact your dealer or call Epson at (800) 463-7766 to obtain a
new one (part number V13H134A13).
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3. If you need to clean or replace the filter, slide it out, as shown.
note
Air filters contain
polycarbonate, ABS resin,
and polyurethane foam.
Dispose of used air filters
according to local
regulations.
4. Align the new filter carefully as you slide it into place. It should
click into place.
Replacing the Lamp
note
You can check to see how
many hours the lamp has
been used. See page 65.
Turn off this product when
not in use to prolong the life
of the projector.
warning
Let the lamp cool before
replacing it. If the lamp
breaks, handle the shards
carefully to avoid injury.
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The projection lamp typically lasts for about 3000 hours of use
(in high brightness mode) or 4000 hours (in low brightness mode). It
is time to replace the lamp when:
■
The projected image gets darker or starts to deteriorate.
■
The
■
The message Replace the Lamp appears on the screen when the
lamp comes on. To maintain projector brightness and image
quality, replace the lamp as soon as possible.
lamp light is flashing orange.
Contact your dealer or call Epson at (800) 463-7766 for a
replacement lamp. Request part number V13H010L41.
Follow these steps to replace the lamp:
1. Press the P Power button twice to turn off the projector. When
you hear the projector beep twice, unplug the power cord.
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2. If the projector has been on, allow it to cool down for at least an
hour (or until the lamp is cool).
3. Use the screwdriver included with the replacement lamp to loosen
the screw holding the lamp cover (the lamp cover is located on top
of the projector).
4. Slide the cover out, then lift it off.
5. Use the screwdriver to loosen the two screws holding the lamp in
place. (You can’t remove the screws.)
Don’t remove
these screws
6. Hold the lamp as shown and pull it straight out.
note
The lamp(s) in this
product contain mercury.
Please consult your state and
local regulations regarding
disposal or recycling. Do not
put in the trash.
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caution
Do not touch the glass
portion of the lamp
assembly. Touching the glass
could result in premature
lamp failure.
7. Gently insert the new lamp along the guide rail. If it doesn’t fit
easily, make sure it’s facing the correct way. Push the lamp down
firmly where the label PUSH appears.
8. Once the lamp is fully inserted, tighten its screws.
9. Lower the lamp cover into place. (The opening should be almost
covered, and the top of the cover should be flush with the top of
the projector.) Then slide the cover closed and tighten the screw.
note
Be sure to seat the lamp fully
and secure the lamp cover. If
the lamp is not properly
installed or the cover is loose,
the lamp will not turn on.
10. Reset the lamp timer as described in the next section.
Resetting the Lamp Timer
note
Do not reset the lamp timer
if you have not replaced the
lamp. If you do, the Lamp
Hours will not accurately
reflect the number of hours
that the lamp has been used.
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You must reset the lamp timer after replacing the lamp to clear the
Replace the Lamp warning message. Follow these steps:
1. Connect the power cable and turn on the projector.
2. Press the Menu button on the remote control or projector and
select the Reset menu. Then press Enter. You see the following:
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3. Select the Lamp-Hours Reset option and press Enter. You see a
confirmation screen.
4. Select Yes and press Enter.
5. Press Esc to return to the main menu or the Menu button to exit
the menu system.
Transporting the Projector
The projector contains many glass and precision parts. If you need to
transport it, please follow these packing guidelines to prevent damage
to the projector:
■
When shipping the projector for repairs, use the original
packaging material if possible. If you do not have the original
packaging, use equivalent materials, placing plenty of cushioning
around the projector.
■
When transporting the projector as freight or checked luggage,
first put it in the supplied carrying case, then pack it in a firm box,
using cushioning around the case.
■
When you are hand-carrying the projector, be sure to use the
supplied carrying case.
note
Epson shall not be liable for
any damages incurred during
transportation.
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6
Solving Problems
This chapter helps you solve problems with your projector, and tells
you how to contact technical support for problems you can’t solve
yourself. This chapter explains the following:
■
Using the projector’s on-screen help system
■
What to do when the projector’s status lights flash
■
Solving problems with the image or sound
■
Solving password problems
■
Solving problems with the remote control
■
Contacting technical support
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Using On-Screen Help
If the image doesn’t look right or your audio isn’t working, you can
get help by pressing the ? Help button on the projector or remote
control.
Follow these steps to get help:
1. Press the ? Help button on the remote control or projector. You
see the help menu.
2. Use the up and down arrow buttons on the projector or remote
control to highlight the problem you want to solve. Then press
the Enter button to view the solution(s).
Remote control
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Projector
3. Highlight a solution (if this choice is available). Then press the
Enter button to select the solution.
Press the Esc button if you need to back up.
If the solution is to adjust one of the settings, use left and right
arrow buttons on the projector or remote control to adjust it.
4. To exit the Help system, press the ? Help button.
If none of the suggestions solves your problem, see additional
solutions to problems in the following sections.
What To Do When the Lights Flash
The lights on top of the projector indicate the projector’s status and
let you know when a problem occurs.
Power light
Lamp light
Temperature light
If the projector is not working correctly, first turn it off and unplug it.
Then plug the power cord back in and turn on the projector. If this
does not solve the problem, check the status lights on top of the
projector and try the solutions recommended in the following table.
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Power
light
Lamp
light
Temperature
light
Flashing
red
Flashing
red
Flashing red
There is an internal error in the projector. Turn the projector
off and unplug it. Contact Epson for help. See page 93.
Red
Off
Flashing red
There is a problem with the fan or a sensor. Clean the air
filter and air vents. See page 75.
If this does not solve the problem, turn the projector off and
unplug it. Contact Epson for help. See page 93.
—
Flashing
orange
Off
Replace the lamp with a new one as soon as possible; see
page 76 for instructions. If you continue to use the lamp,
there is a risk it may break.
Red
Flashing
red
Off
The lamp is burned out, broken, or not installed correctly; or
the lamp cover is open. Close the cover or replace or reseat
the lamp, if necessary, as described on page 76. Also, clean
the air filter and air vents. See page 75.
If you are using the projector at an altitude above 4900 ft
(1500 m), turn on High Altitude mode as the Operation
setting in the Extended menu; see page 64. If these
suggestions don’t work, contact Epson.
Red
Off
Red
The projector has overheated and turned itself off. Let it
cool for about five minutes, then turn it back on. Make sure
there is plenty of space around and under the projector for
ventilation. Also clean the air filter and air vents. See
page 75. If it continues to overheat, you may need to
replace the air filter.
Red
Off
Flashing
orange
The projector is too hot. Make sure the temperature
surrounding the projector does not exceed 95 °F (35 °C) and
there is plenty of space around and under the projector for
ventilation. Clean the air filter and air vents, if necessary.
See page 75 for instructions.
Flashing
orange
Off
Off
The projector is shutting down. Wait for the light to stop
flashing and remain orange before unplugging it.
Orange
Off
Off
The projector is in standby or sleep mode. You can unplug it
or press the P Power button to turn it on.
Flashing
green
Off
Off
The projector is warming up. Wait for the image to appear.
Green
Off
Off
The projector is operating normally.
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Description
Solving Problems with the Image or
Sound
No image appears on the screen.
■
Check that the power light is green, not flashing, and the A/V
Mute slide is open.
■
If the projector doesn’t turn on, the Operation Lock may be
enabled. Press and hold the Enter button on the projector for
7 seconds to release the lock.
■
The projector may be in standby or sleep mode. If the projector
has not received any input signal for 30 minutes, it turns off the
lamp to conserve the lamp life and save energy. If the power light
is orange, press the P Power button to turn the projector on.
■
Press the A/V Mute button to make sure the picture has not been
turned off temporarily.
■
If the power was switched off and then on again, wait until the
power light stops flashing and remains orange; then press the P
Power button again.
■
Check the Video Signal or Computer Input setting in the
Signal menu to make sure it is correct for the selected source.
See page 58 for more information.
■
Have messages been turned off in the Display setting of the
Extended menu? See page 63 for details.
■
Adjust the Brightness setting on the Image menu or select High
for the Brightness Control setting in the Settings menu. See
page 56 or page 62.
■
The attached computer may be in sleep mode or displaying a
black screen saver. Try pressing a key on the computer.
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Nothing appears on the external monitor.
■
Make sure the VGA computer cable is connected to your
computer’s video port and the projector’s Computer
(Component Video) port.
■
Make sure the cable from your monitor is connected to the
projector’s Monitor Out port.
You see a blue screen with the message No Signal displayed.
■
Make sure the cables are connected correctly, as described in
Chapter 1.
■
Make sure the power to your computer or video source is
turned on.
■
If you’ve connected a computer and one or more video sources,
you may need to press the Source Search button on the
projector or the remote control to select the correct source. Allow
a few seconds for the projector to sync up after pressing the
button.
■
If you’ve connected a laptop computer, make sure it’s set to
display on an external monitor. See page 35.
If you’re using a PC laptop:
■
Hold down the Fn key and press the function key that lets you
display on an external monitor. It may have an icon such as
, or it may be labelled CRT/LCD. Allow a few seconds for
the projector to sync up after pressing it. Check your laptop’s
manual or online help for details.
On most systems, the
or CRT/LCD key lets you toggle
between the LCD screen and the projector, or display on both at
the same time.
■
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Depending on your computer’s video card, you might need to use
the Display utility in the Control Panel to make sure that both the
LCD screen and external monitor port are enabled. See your
computer’s documentation or online help for details.
If you’re using a PowerBook or iBook with
Macintosh OS X:
1. From the Apple menu, select System Preferences, then click
Display or Displays.
2. Select VGA Display or Color LCD, click Arrange or
Arrangement, then put a checkmark in Mirror Displays.
The message Not Supported is displayed.
■
Make sure your computer’s resolution doesn’t exceed XGA (for
the PowerLite 77c) or SVGA (for the PowerLite S5 Series) and
the frequency is supported by the projector. See page 98. If
necessary, change your computer’s resolution setting as described
below.
■
Make sure the correct Video Signal is selected in the Signal
menu. See page 60. It should normally be set to Auto.
The buttons on the projector don’t work.
The Operation Lock may be enabled. Press and hold the Enter button
on the projector for 7 seconds to release the lock.
Only part of the computer image is displayed.
■
If you’re projecting from a computer or RGB video device, press
the Auto button on the remote control. If this doesn’t work or if
you’re projecting from a component, composite, or S-Video
device, you may need to adjust the Position setting in the Signal
menu. See page 59 for more information.
■
If you’ve enlarged part of the image using the E-Zoom button on
the remote control, press the Esc button to cancel zooming and
return to full display.
■
Try pressing the Aspect button on the remote control to select a
different aspect ratio (ratio of length to height).
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■
■
Make sure your computer’s resolution setting is correct and dual
display is not activated. Ideally, the resolution should be
1024 × 768 (for the PowerLite 77c) or 800 × 600 (for the
PowerLite S5 Series) to match the projector’s native resolution. If
this option isn’t available, select one of the other compatible video
formats listed on page 98.
■
Windows:
Right-click the desktop, select Properties, click the Settings
tab, and select a different resolution.
■
Macintosh OS X:
On the Apple menu, choose System Preferences, then
click Display or Displays. Select a different resolution.
You also may need to modify existing presentation files if you
created them for a different resolution. See your software
documentation for specific information.
The image isn’t rectangular, but trapezoid-shaped.
■
Make sure the projector isn’t placed off to one side of the screen,
at an angle, or the image won’t be rectangular. Place it directly in
front of the center of the screen, facing the screen squarely.
■
If you’ve tilted the projector upward, the image will be broader at
the top. Turn on Auto Keystone correction as described on
page 61 (PowerLite 77c only) or hold down the
or
buttons on top of the projector until the image is rectangular.
The image contains static or noise.
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■
If you’re using a computer cable longer than 6 feet, or an
extension cable, the image quality may be reduced.
■
Keep your computer and video cables separated from the power
cord as much as possible to prevent interference.
■
The video signal may be split between the computer and the
projector. If you notice a decline in the projected image quality
when the image is displayed simultaneously on your laptop
computer and the projector, turn off the laptop’s LCD display.
■
If you’re projecting from a composite or S-Video source, check
the Video Signal setting in the Signal menu. In most cases, leave
it set at Auto. If you’re using a 60-Hz PAL video source, change
this setting to PAL60. See page 60 for details.
■
Make sure the cables are securely connected at both ends.
■
Select the correct resolution; see “Compatible Video Formats” on
page 98.
■
If you’re projecting from a computer, press the Auto button on
the remote control or the Enter button on the projector to adjust
tracking and sync automatically. If that doesn’t work, try
adjusting the Sync and Tracking settings in the Signal menu.
See page 59.
The image is blurry.
■
Adjust the focus using the focus ring.
■
There may be dirt or smears on the lens. Clean the lens as
described on page 74.
■
Make sure the lens is not fogged by condensation. You may need
to wait before using the projector after moving it from a cold
environment.
■
Make sure the projection distance is within the range described on
page 16.
■
Adjust the Sharpness setting on the Image menu (see page 57).
You should be able to see the effect on the screen immediately.
You see vertical stripes or the image still looks blurry after
trying the solutions in the previous section.
■
If you’re projecting from a computer and displaying an image that
contains a lot of fine detail, you may notice one or more vertical
stripes or bands, or some of the characters may look heavy or
blurred. Press the Auto button on the remote control. This resets
the projector’s tracking and sync settings.
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■
If further adjustment is needed, you can fine-tune the Tracking
and Sync settings manually using the Signal menu as described
on page 59.
1. Fill the screen with an image containing fine detail when
making these adjustments. For example, in Windows you can
select a pattern to appear as your desktop background. Or try
projecting black text on a white background.
2. Adjust the Tracking to eliminate vertical stripes.
3. Adjust the Sync to increase the sharpness of the image.
The colors of the image are not right.
note
Because of the different
technologies used, your
projected image may not
exactly match the colors on
your laptop or computer
monitor.
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■
Try selecting a different Color Mode. See page 56 for
instructions.
■
If you’re displaying video, adjust the Color Saturation and Tint
settings on the Image menu. See page 56 for instructions.
■
Adjust the Brightness and Contrast settings on the Image
menu. See page 56.
■
Try adjusting the Color Adjustment setting on the Image menu.
See page 57.
■
Make sure the input signal setting on the Signal menu matches
the signal from the connected device. If the image is too purple
and you’ve connected a computer or RGB video device to the
Computer (Component Video) port, select Computer as the
input source. If you’ve connected a component video device to
one of these ports, select Component Video. If you’re projecting
from a composite video or S-Video source, make sure the correct
Video Signal is selected on the Signal message. See page 58 for
details.
■
Check your computer display settings to correct the color balance.
■
If the image seems dark, the lamp may be nearing time for
replacement. Check the lamp hours as described on page 65 and
replace it, if necessary, as described on page 76.
There is no sound.
■
Press the
button on the projector (PowerLite 77c only) or the
Vol+ button on the remote control to turn up the volume.
■
If you’ve turned off the picture and sound, press the A/V Mute
button on the remote control to turn them on again.
■
If you’re using a DVD player or other video source, make sure its
volume is not turned all the way down or muted. Also, make sure
the cables are connected correctly, as described in Chapter 1.
■
Make sure the audio cable is connected to the correct Audio port.
See page 23.
■
If your presentation includes computer audio, make sure the
volume control on your computer is not turned all the way down
or muted. Make sure the audio cable is securely connected to both
the projector and your computer’s headphone jack or
audio out jack. See page 23.
■
The wrong source may be selected. Press the Source Search
button on the projector or the remote control to select the correct
source.
Solving Password Problems
You have forgotten the password.
■
Write down the request code that appears in the Password Protect
Release screen and contact Epson. See “Where To Get Help” on
page 93.
■
If you turned on the password protect feature before setting the
password and no password was set before, try using the default
password: 0000.
The remote control is not available.
You must have the remote control to enter the password. If necessary,
you can purchase a replacement remote control from Epson. See
page 94 for details.
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Solving Problems with the Remote
Control
The projector doesn’t respond to remote control commands.
■
Make sure you are within 20 feet of the projector, and within
range of the projector’s front or back sensor (approximately 30° to
the left or right and 15° above or below).
■
If a button on the remote control is held for more than 30
seconds, the remote enters sleep mode. Press another button for
normal operation.
■
The remote control batteries may not be installed correctly or may
be low on power. Replace the batteries as described on page 49.
■
Dim the room lights and turn off any fluorescent lights. Make
sure the projector is not in direct sunlight. Strong lighting,
especially fluorescent lights, may affect the projector’s infrared
receivers.
■
Turn off any nearby equipment that emits infrared energy, such
as a radiant room heater.
You have lost the remote control.
You need the remote control to access many projector features. If you
have lost it, you can order another from Epson. See page 94 for
details.
The Page Up and Down buttons on the remote control don’t
work.
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■
Make sure the USB mouse cable is securely connected to both
your computer’s USB port and the projector’s USB port. For
details, see page 21.
■
Your computer must be connected to the Computer
(Component Video) port on the projector.
■
If you’re running Windows 98SE or Me, you may need to install
USB drivers from your Windows CD-ROM. After you install the
drivers, restart both the computer and the projector to
resynchronize the setup.
Where To Get Help
Epson provides these technical support services:
Internet Support
Visit Epson’s support website for solutions to common problems with
the PowerLite S5, PowerLite S5+, or PowerLite 77c. You can
download utilities and documentation, get FAQs and troubleshooting
advice, or e-mail Epson with your questions.
Visit http://www.presentersonline.com to access tips, templates, and
training for developing successful presentations.
Speak to a Support Representative
To use the Epson PrivateLine Support service, call (800) 637-7661
and enter the PIN on the included Epson PrivateLine Support card.
This is the fastest way of speaking to a live representative, and it’s free.
This service is available 6 am to 6 pm, Pacific Time, Monday through
Friday, for the duration of your warranty period.
You may also speak with a projector support specialist by dialing one
of these numbers:
■
U.S.: (562) 276-4394, 6 AM to 6 PM, Pacific Time, Monday
through Friday
■
Canada: (905) 709-3839, 6 AM to 6 PM, Pacific Time, Monday
through Friday
Toll or long distance charges may apply.
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Before you call, please have the following information ready:
■
Product name (PowerLite S5 Series/77c)
■
Product serial number (located on the bottom of the projector)
■
Proof of purchase (such as a store receipt) and date of purchase
■
Computer or video configuration
■
Description of the problem
Purchase Supplies and Accessories
note
To purchase a replacement
remote control, call
(562) 276-4394 (U.S.) or
(905) 709-3839 (for dealer
referral in Canada).
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You can purchase screens, carrying cases, or other accessories from an
Epson authorized reseller. To find the nearest reseller, call
800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766). Or you can purchase online at
www.epsonstore.com (U.S. sales) or www.epson.ca (Canadian sales).
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Technical Specifications
General
Type of display
Poly-silicon TFT active matrix
Lens
PowerLite S5 series
F=1.44, 16.6 mm
Lens
PowerLite 77c
F=1.6 to 1.74, 18.4 to 22.12 mm
Resolution
PowerLite S5 Series
800 × 600 pixels (SVGA+)
Resolution
PowerLite 77c
1024 × 768 pixels (XGA)
Color reproduction
Full color, 16.77 million colors
Brightness (ANSI)
PowerLite S5 Series
Brightness (ANSI)
PowerLite 77c
2000 lumens (High brightness mode)
1600 lumens (Low brightness mode)
2200 lumens (High brightness mode)
1760 lumens (Low brightness mode)
Contrast ratio
400:1
Image size
30 to 300 inches (0.8 to 7.6 meters)
Projection distance
PowerLite S5 Series
2.8 to 33.1 feet (0.9 to 12.1 meters)
Projection distance
PowerLite 77c
2.7 to 34.2 feet (0.9 to 10.4 meters)
Projection methods
Front, rear, ceiling
Focus adjustment
Manual
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note
Lamp life results will vary
depending upon mode
selected, environmental
conditions and usage. Lamp
brightness decreases over
time.
Zoom adjustment
Digital (PowerLite S5 Series)
Manual (PowerLite 77c)
Internal sound system
1 W monaural
Optical aspect ratio
4:3 (horizontal:vertical)
Zoom ratio
1:1.35 (PowerLite S5 Series)
1:1.2 (Powerlite 77c)
Noise level
35 dB (High brightness mode)
28 dB (Low brightness mode)
Keystone correction
angle
±
30° vertical (maximum)
Projection Lamp
Power consumption
170 W UHE
Lamp life
About 3000 hours (High brightness);
4000 hours (Low brightness)
Remote Control
Range
20 feet (6 meters)
Batteries (2)
Alkaline AA
Mouse Compatibility
Supports USB
Dimensions
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Technical Specifications
Height
4.25 inches (92 mm)
Width
12.9 inches (327 mm)
Depth
9.6 inches (245 mm)
Weight
5.8 lb (2.6 kg) PowerLite S5 Series
6.0 lb (2.7 kg) PowerLite 77c
Electrical
Rated frequency
50/60 Hz
Power supply
100 to 120 VAC, 2.8 A
200 to 240 VAC, 1.2 A
Power consumption
Operating: 248 W
Standby: 4.1 W
Environmental
Temperature
Operating: 41 to 95 °F (5 to 35 °C)
Storage: 14 to 140 °F (–10 to 60 °C)
Humidity
Operating: 20 to 80% RH,
non-condensing
Storage: 10 to 90% RH,
non-condensing
Altitude
Up to 4,900 feet (1,500 m)
Up to 7,500 feet (2,286 m) with high
altitude mode enabled
Safety and Approvals
United States
FCC Part15B Class B (DoC)
UL60950-1
Canada
ICES-003 Class B
CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1
CE Marking
Directive 73/23/EEC, 89/336/EEC
IEC60950 Third Edition
EN 55022, EN 55024
Pixelworks™ DNX™ ICs are used in this
projector.
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Compatible Video Formats
You can use any of the following video sources: VCR, DVD player,
camcorder, digital camera, or gaming console. The projector supports
composite video, S-Video, component video, and RGB video, and it
automatically senses the video format (HDTV, SDTV, NTSC, PAL,
or SECAM).
The projector supports these international video standards:
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Mode
Refresh Rate (Hz)
NTSC
NTSC 4:3
PAL
M-PAL
N-PAL
PAL60
SECAM
60
60
50
60
50
60
50
TV480i
TV576i
SDTV480p
SDTV576p
HDTV720p
HDTV720p
HDTV1080i
HDTV1080i
60
50 (PowerLite 77c only)
60
50 (PowerLite 77c only)
60
50 (PowerLite 77c only)
60
50
Compatible Computer Display Formats
You can connect the projector to a wide range of computers, including
PCs and notebooks, Apple Macintosh, Power Macintosh series
(including G3, G4 and G5 systems), PowerBook computers, many
iMac and iBook series systems, and high-end workstations such as the
Sun® SPARCstation.™
Although images are displayed at the projector’s native resolution of
800 × 600 pixels (PowerLite S5 Series) or 1024 × 768 pixels
(PowerLite 77c). Epson’s patented SizeWise chip supports computer
display formats ranging from VGA through SXGA+ (PowerLite S5
Series) or UXGA (PowerLite 77c).
To project images output from a computer, the computer’s external
monitor signal must be set at a refresh rate (vertical frequency) that’s
compatible with the projector; see the following table for compatible
formats. For best results, the computer’s resolution should be set to
match the projector’s native resolution (1024 × 768, or 800 × 600). If
this resolution isn’t available, select one of the other compatible
formats:
■
Windows:
Right-click the desktop, select Properties, click the Settings tab,
and select a compatible resolution. (For a notebook displaying
through an external monitor port, you’ll need to click the
Advanced button on the Settings tab, then adjust the resolution
of the external monitor.)
■
Macintosh OS X:
From the Apple menu, select System Preferences, then click
Displays. Make sure the VGA Display or Color LCD dialog box
is selected, then click the Display tab and select a compatible
resolution.
You may need to modify existing presentation files if you created them
for a different resolution. See your software documentation for details.
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The projector supports these monitor display formats:
Mode
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Refresh Rate (Hz)
Resolution
VGA EGA
70
640 × 350
VGA—60
VESA—72
VESA—75
VESA—85
VGA—120 (PL 77c only)
60
72
75
85
120
640 × 480
640 × 480
640 × 480
640 × 480
640 × 480
SVGA—56
SVGA—60
SVGA—72
SVGA—75
SVGA—85
SVGA—120 (PL 77c only)
56
60
72
75
85
120
800 × 600
800 × 600
800 × 600
800 × 600
800 × 600
800 × 600
XGA—60
XGA—70
XGA—75
XGA—85
XGA—120 (PL 77c only)
60
70
75
85
120
1024 × 768
1024 × 768
1024 × 768
1024 × 768
1024 × 768
SXGA1—70
SXGA1—75
SXGA1—85
SXGA1—100 (PL 77c only)
70
75
85
100
1152 × 864
1152 × 864
1152 × 864
1152 × 864
SXGA2—60
SXGA2—75
SXGA2—85
60
75
85
1280 × 960
1280 × 960
1280 × 960
SXGA3—60
SXGA3—75
SXGA3—85
60
75
85
1280 × 1024
1280 × 1024
1280 × 1024
SXGA+—60
SXGA+—75
SXGA+—85
60
75
80
1400 × 1050
1400 × 1050
1400 × 1050
UXGA—60 (PL 77c only)
60
1600 × 1200
iMAC VGA
iMAC SVGA
iMAC XGA
117
95
75
640 × 480
800 × 600
1024 × 768
MAC13
MAC16
MAC19—60
MAC19
MAC21
67
75
59
75
75
640 × 480
832 × 624
1024 × 768
1024 × 768
1152 × 870
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Notices
This chapter includes safety instructions and other important information
about your projector.
Important Safety Instructions
Follow these safety instructions when setting up and using the projector:
■
Do not look into the lens when the projector is on. The bright light can
damage your eyes.
■
Do not place the projector on an unstable cart, stand, or table.
■
Do not operate the projector on its side, or while tilted to one side.
Do not tilt the projector forward or back at a greater angle than that
specified for vertical keystone correction (see page 96).
■
If the projector is mounted on a ceiling, it should be installed by
qualified technicians using mounting hardware designed for use with
this projector.
■
Do not stand on the projector or place heavy objects on it.
■
Do not use the projector where it may be exposed to rain, water, or
excessive humidity.
■
Unplug the projector from the wall outlet before cleaning. Use a damp
cloth for cleaning. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners.
■
Never spill liquid of any kind into the projector.
■
Do not use the projector where it may be exposed to excessive dust or
smoke.
■
Never push objects of any kind through the cabinet slots.
■
Do not use or store the projector or remote control in a hot location,
such as near a heater, in direct sunlight, or in a closed vehicle.
■
Do not block the slots and openings in the projector case. They provide
ventilation and prevent the projector from overheating. Do not operate
the projector on a sofa, rug, or other soft surface, or set it on top of loose
papers, which could block vents underneath your projector.
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■
Do not operate the projector in a closed-in cabinet unless proper
ventilation is provided.
■
If you are using two or more projectors side-by-side, leave at least 2 feet
(60 cm) of space between the projectors to allow for proper ventilation.
■
You may need to clean the air filter and air vents. A clogged air filter or
air vent can block ventilation needed to cool the projector and cause
overheating.
■
Do not use the projector outside of the required temperature range of
41 to 95 °F (5 to 35 °C). Doing so may cause an unstable display and
could lead to projector damage.
■
Do not store the projector outside of the required temperature range of
14 to 140 °F (–10 to 60 °C) or in direct sunlight for long periods of
time. Doing so may cause damage to the case.
■
Unplug the projector during lightning storms or when it will not be used
for extended periods.
■
Unplug the projector from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified
service personnel under the following conditions: If it does not operate
normally when you follow the operating instructions, or exhibits a
distinct change in performance. If smoke, strange odors, or strange
noises come from the projector. If the power cord or plug is damaged or
frayed. If liquid or foreign objects get inside the projector, or if it has
been exposed to rain or water. If it has been dropped or the housing has
been damaged.
■
Except as specifically explained in this User’s Guide, do not attempt to
service this product yourself. Refer all servicing to qualified personnel.
Opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltages and
other hazards.
■
Use the type of power source indicated on the projector. If you are not
sure of the power available, consult your dealer or power company.
■
If you use the projector in a country other than where you purchased it,
use the correct power cord for that country.
■
Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords, or power strips. This can
cause fire or electric shock.
■
Take the following precautions when handling the plug: Do not hold
the plug with wet hands. Do not insert the plug into an outlet with dust
present. Insert the plug firmly into the outlet.
■
Do not place the projector where the cord can be walked on.
■
The lamp(s) in this product contain mercury. Please consult your
state and local regulations regarding disposal or recycling. Do not put in
the trash.
■
If the lamp breaks, ventilate the room to prevent gases contained in the
lamp from being inhaled or coming in contact with the eyes or mouth.
■
If the projector is mounted overhead and the lamp breaks, be careful to
prevent pieces of glass from falling into your eyes when you open the
lamp cover.
WARNING: The cords included with this product contain chemicals,
including lead, known to the State of California to cause birth defects or
other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling. (Provided in accordance
with Proposition 65 in Cal. Health & Safety Code §25249.5 et seq.)
Remote Control Information
You can operate the projector by remote control via a line-of-sight infrared
(IR) receiver at the front and rear of the projector. The projector may not
respond to remote control commands under the following conditions:
■
There is an object between the remote control IR emitter and the IR
receiver on the projector.
■
Ambient light is too bright.
■
Certain types of fluorescent lighting are used.
■
A strong light source shines into the IR receiver.
■
Other equipment that emits infrared energy, such as a radiant room
heater, is in the room.
These conditions commonly cause problems for most infrared-controlled
equipment. Try the following:
■
The remote control’s batteries may be low on power; replace them.
■
Dim the ambient lighting and/or turn off any fluorescent lights.
■
Close any window coverings and/or move the projector out of direct
sunlight.
■
Turn off other equipment that emits infrared energy.
Notices 103
FCC Compliance Statement
For United States Users
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a
Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio or television reception.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause interference to radio and television
reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on,
the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the
following measures:
■
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
■
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
■
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to
which the receiver is connected.
■
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
WARNING
The connection of a non-shielded equipment interface cable to this
equipment will invalidate the FCC Certification or Declaration of this device
and may cause interference levels which exceed the limits established by the
FCC for this equipment. It is the responsibility of the user to obtain and use
a shielded equipment interface cable with this device. If this equipment has
more than one interface connector, do not leave cables connected to unused
interfaces. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the
manufacturer could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
For Canadian Users
This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian
Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement
sur le materiel brouilleur du Canada.
104
Notices
Index
A
C
A/V cable, 24 to 25
A/V Mute, 46, 63, 67 to 68, 85, 91
A/V mute slide, 32, 42, 46
Accessories, 14, 94
Adapters, Macintosh, 19
Air filter
cleaning and replacing, 75 to 76
purchasing, 14
Anti-theft device
purchasing, 14
using, 71
Aspect button, 48
Aspect ratio, 48, 60, 96
Aspect setting, 60
Audio
adjusting volume, 41, 62
cable, 23, 91
connecting laptop, 23
problems, troubleshooting, 91
turning off, 46
Audio adapter, 29
Auto button, 41, 59
Auto Keystone correction, 17, 40, 62
Auto Setup setting, 41, 59
Cables, 10, 14, 94
Camcorder, connecting to, 24
Carrying case, 10, 79
Ceiling
mount, 14, 18
projection, 18, 64
Cleaning
air filter and vents, 75 to 76
lens, 74
projector case, 74
Color
adjusting, 44 to 45, 55 to 57
problems, 90
specifications, 95
Color Adjustment setting, 57
Color Intensity setting, 56
Color Mode, 44 to 45, 56
Color Temp. setting, 57
Component video cable, 13 to 14, 24, 28
Component video source, selecting, 59
Composite video cable, 24 to 25
Computer
cable, 10, 19 to 20
connecting to projector, 18 to 20
source, selecting, 34, 44, 59
support, 7
supported display formats, 99 to 100
Computer/Component Video ports, 19 to 20,
27, 44
Connecting projector
to a computer, 18 to 23
to a video source, 24
Contrast, 56, 90, 95
Control panel, 12
B
Banding in image, 89 to 90
Batteries, replacing, 49
Blackboard color mode, 45, 56
Blank screen, 34 to 36, 85 to 87
Blue background, 63
Blurry image, 89
Brightness, 40, 56, 90, 95
Brightness Control setting, 40, 85
Brightness setting, 90
Buttons
control panel, 12
disabling projector, 62
D
Default password, 66
Default settings, restoring, 72
105
Digital camera, connecting to, 24
Dimensions, 96
Direct Power setting, 64
Display Background setting, 63, 69
Distance from projector to screen, 16, 95
Documentation, using, 9
DVD player, connecting to, 24
H
E
I
Electrical specifications, 97
Enter button, 53 to 54
Entering the password, 70
Environmental specifications, 97
Epson
accessories, 14, 94
Extra Care Road Service, 10
PrivateLine Support, 9, 93
Store, 94
technical support, 9, 93 to 94
Esc button, 53 to 54
Extended menu, 52, 63 to 65
Extra Care Road Service, 10
E-Zoom button, 47
iBook, connecting to, 18 to 19
iMac, connecting to, 13, 18 to 20
Image
capturing and saving in projector, 67 to 68
correcting shape of, 39, 62, 88
fitting on screen, 41, 59, 60, 87 to 88
focusing, 37, 38
freezing, 46
height, adjusting, 39
menu, 52, 55 to 57
positioning, 39, 41, 59
problems, 85 to 90
raising, 39
selecting source, 33, 34, 44, 59 to 60
shape, correcting, 39, 62, 88
size and projection distance, 16, 95
turning off, 46
zooming, 38, 47
Info menu, 52, 65 to 66
Input signal, selecting, 34, 44, 59 to 60
F
FCC compliance statement, 104
Filter, cleaning and replacing, 75 to 76
Focusing, 37, 38
Foot release lever, 39
Freeze button, 46
Front projection, 16 to 17, 64
Front/Ceiling setting, 18, 64
G
Game color mode, 45, 56
106
Index
Height of image, adjusting, 39
Help, 9, 93 to 94
Help system, using, 82 to 83
High altitude mode, 64
High brightness, 40, 76, 85, 95
K
Kensington anti-theft device, 14
Keystone correction, 39, 40, 62, 88, 96
L
Lamp
automatic shutoff, 42
brightness, 76, 85, 95
number of hours used, 65, 76, 78, 96
replacing, 76 to 79
specifications, 96
status light, 83 to 84
timer, resetting, 78 to 79
Language setting, 65
Laptop computer
connecting to, 18 to 20
displaying on, 35 to 36, 86 to 87
Laser disc player, connecting to, 24
LCD panels, 7
Lens
cleaning, 74
specifications, 95
Lights, status, 12, 83 to 84
Link21L setting, 64
Locks, installing, 71
Logo
creating, 67 to 68
displaying, 68 to 69
turning on, 63, 69
Low brightness, 40, 76, 95
M
Macintosh
adapters, 19
connecting, 18 to 20
Manuals, 9
Menus
changing settings, 53 to 54
Extended, 52, 63 to 65
Image, 52, 55 to 57
Info, 52, 65 to 66
Reset, 52, 72
Settings, 52, 61 to 62
Signal, 52, 58 to 60
using, 52 to 54
Message setting, 63
Mouse compatibility, 96
Moving projector, 79
N
Noise level, 96
O
Operation Lock setting, 62, 71
Options for projector, 14, 94
P
Page up and Page down buttons, 48
Password
default, 66
entering, 70
logo protection, 67 to 70
problems, 91
prompt, 33, 70
request code, 70
setting, 68 to 69
turning on, 69
Photo color mode, 45, 56
Picture source, selecting, 34, 59 to 60
Pixelworks, 97
Position setting, 59
Positioning
image, 39, 59
projector, 16 to 18
Power
button, 33, 42
consumption, 97
light, 33, 83 to 84
saving, 42
supply, 97
PowerBook, connecting to, 18 to 20
Presentation color mode, 45, 56
Presentations, using remote control, 48
Presenters Online, 9
PrivateLine Support, 9, 93
Index 107
Problems
color, 90
image, 85 to 90
password, 91
remote control, 92 to 93, 103
sound, 91
Projection lamp, see Lamp
Projector
accessories, 14, 94
carrying case, 10, 79
cleaning, 73 to 76
control panel, 12
disabling buttons, 62, 71
distance from screen, 16, 95
foot, adjusting height with, 39
lamp specifications, 96
parts, 11 to 12
password protection, 66 to 70
positioning, 17 to 18
resolution, 7, 95, 99 to 100
transporting, 79
turning off, 42
turning on, 32 to 34
unpacking, 10
viewing information about, 65 to 66
Q
Quick Setup sheet, 9
R
Raising image, 39
RCA A/V cable, 24 to 25
Rear projection, 17 to 18, 64
Registration, 10
Remote control
problems, 92 to 93, 103
replacing, 14, 94
replacing batteries, 49
specifications, 96
using, 43 to 48
108
Index
Replacing
air filter, 75 to 76
lamp, 76 to 79
remote control, 14, 94
remote control batteries, 49
Request code, password, 70
Reset menu, 52, 72
Resolution, 7, 65, 95, 99 to 100
S
Safety
approvals, 97
instructions, 101 to 103
Screen logo, see User’s Logo
Screen, distance from projector, 16, 95
Screens, portable, 14
Security features, 66 to 71
Setting a password, 68 to 69
Settings menu, 52, 61 to 62
Sharpness setting, 57
Signal menu, 52, 58 to 60
Sleep mode, 42, 64
Sound, see Audio
Source Search button, 33 to 34, 44
Source, selecting, 33 to 34, 44, 59 to 60
Speaker, specifications, 96
Specifications
brightness, 95
electrical, 97
environmental, 97
lamp, 96
lens, 95
remote control, 96
resolution, 7, 95, 99 to 100
safety, 97
Sports color mode, 45, 56
sRGB color mode, 45, 56
Standby mode, 42
Startup screen
creating, 67 to 68
displaying, 68 to 69
user’s logo, see User’s Logo
Startup Screen setting, 63
Status lights, 83 to 84
Stopping action, 46
Stripes in image, 89 to 90
Support, 9, 93 to 94
S-Video cable, 13, 14, 24
Switching picture source, 34, 44
Sync, adjusting, 59, 89 to 90
T
Technical support, 9, 93 to 94
Temperature
light, 83 to 84
requirements, 97
Text color mode, 45, 56
Theatre color mode, 45, 56
Timer, lamp, 78 to 79
Tint setting, 56
Tracking, adjusting, 59, 89 to 90
Transporting projector, 79
Troubleshooting
color, 90
cut-off image, 41, 87 to 88
image quality, 88 to 90
image shape, 88
no image, 85 to 87
no sound, 91
password, 91
remote control problems, 92 to 93, 103
Turning off audio, 46
Turning off picture, 46
Turning off projector, 42
Turning on password, 69
Turning on projector, 32 to 34
Turning on User’s Logo, 63, 69
Typing the password, 70
V
VCR, connecting to, 24
VGA computer cables, 10, 19 to 20
Video
display settings, 65 to 66
formats, supported, 7, 98
source, connecting to, 24
source, selecting, 33 to 34, 44, 59 to 60
Video Signal setting, 60
Volume, adjusting, 41, 62
W
Warning lights, 83 to 84
Warranty, 10
Weight, 96
Z
Zoom ratio, 96
Zooming image, 38, 47
U
Unpacking projector, 10
USB cable, 21
User’s Logo
creating, 67 to 68
displaying, 68 to 69
turning on, 63, 69
Index 109