MS500H/TS513P Digital Projector
User Manual
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Table of contents
Important safety
instructions .........................3
Introduction........................7
Projector features .................................. 7
Shipping contents.................................. 8
Projector exterior view .......................... 9
Controls and functions ........... 10
Positioning your projector13
Choosing a location............................. 13
Obtaining a preferred projected
image size ............................................. 14
Connection .......................15
Connecting video source devices........ 16
Direct power off ...................................34
Menu operation ...................................35
Maintenance......................44
Care of the projector............................44
Lamp information................................45
Troubleshooting ...............51
Specifications ....................52
Projector specifications........................52
Dimensions...........................................53
Ceiling mount installation...................53
Timing chart.........................................54
Warranty and Copyright
information .......................57
Operation ..........................17
Starting up the projector..................... 17
Adjusting the projected image ............ 18
Using the menus.................................. 20
Securing the projector ......................... 21
Switching input signal ......................... 24
Magnifying and searching for details . 25
Selecting the aspect ratio..................... 25
Optimizing the image.......................... 27
Setting the presentation timer ............ 30
Remote paging operations .................. 31
Freezing the image............................... 31
Hiding the image ................................. 31
Locking control keys ........................... 31
Operating in a high altitude
environment ........................................ 32
Creating your own startup screen ...... 32
Adjusting the sound ............................ 33
Shutting down the projector............... 33
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Important safety instructions
Your projector is designed and tested to meet the latest standards for safety of information
technology equipment. However, to ensure safe use of this product, it is important that you
follow the instructions mentioned in this manual and marked on the product.
Safety Instructions
1.
Please read this manual before you
operate your projector. Save it for
future reference.
2.
Do not look straight at the projector
lens during operation. The intense
light beam may damage your eyes.
3.
Refer servicing to qualified service
personnel.
4.
Always open the lens shutter (if any)
or remove the lens cap (if any) when
the projector lamp is on.
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In some countries, the line voltage is
NOT stable. This projector is designed
to operate safely within a mains
voltage between 100 to 240 volts AC,
but could fail if power cuts or surges
of ±10 volts occur. In areas where the
mains voltage may fluctuate or cut
out, it is recommended that you
connect your projector through a
power stabilizer, surge protector or
uninterruptible power supply (UPS).
6.
Do not block the projection lens with
any objects as this could cause the
objects to become heated and
deformed or even cause a fire. To
temporarily turn off the lamp, press
ECO BLANK/BLANK on the
projector or remote control.
Important safety instructions
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Safety Instructions (Continued)
7.
10.
The lamp becomes extremely hot
during operation. Allow the projector
to cool for approximately 45 minutes
prior to removing the lamp assembly
for replacement.
8.
Do not operate lamps beyond the
rated lamp life. Excessive operation of
lamps beyond the rated life could
cause them to break on rare occasions.
11.
Do not place this product on an
unstable cart, stand, or table. The
product may fall, sustaining serious
damage.
Do not attempt to disassemble this
projector. There are dangerous high
voltages inside which may cause death
if you should come into contact with
live parts. The only user serviceable
part is the lamp which has its own
removable cover.
Under no circumstances should you
ever undo or remove any other covers.
Refer servicing only to suitably
qualified professional service
personnel.
9.
Never replace the lamp assembly or
any electronic components unless the
projector is unplugged.
12.
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When the projector is under
operation, you may sense some heated
air and odor from its ventilation grill.
It is a normal phenomenon and not a
product defect.
Safety Instructions (Continued)
13.
Do not place this projector in any of the 14.
following environments.
- Space that is poorly ventilated or
confined. Allow at least 50 cm clearance
from walls and free flow of air around
the projector.
- Locations where temperatures may
become excessively high, such as the
inside of a car with all windows rolled
up.
- Locations where excessive humidity,
dust, or cigarette smoke may
contaminate optical components,
shorten the projector's life span and
darken the image.
15.
Do not block the ventilation holes.
- Do not place this projector on a blanket,
bedding or any other soft surface.
- Do not cover this projector with a cloth
or any other item.
- Do not place inflammables near the
projector.
If the ventilation holes are seriously
obstructed, overheating inside the
projector may result in a fire.
Always place the projector on a level,
horizontal surface during operation.
- Do not use if tilted at an angle of more
than 10 degrees left to right, nor at angle
of more than 15 degrees front to back.
Using the projector when it is not fully
horizontal may cause a malfunction of,
or damage to, the lamp.
- Locations near fire alarms
- Locations with an ambient temperature
above 40°C / 104°F
- Locations where the altitudes are higher
than 3000 m (10000 feet).
3000 m
(10000 feet)
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0m
(0 feet)
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Do not stand the projector on end
vertically. Doing so may cause the
projector to fall over, causing injury or
resulting in damage to the projector.
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Safety Instructions (Continued)
17.
Do not step on the projector or place
any objects upon it. Besides probable
physical damage to the projector, doing
so may result in accidents and possible
injury.
Ceiling mounting the projector
We want you to have a pleasant
experience using your BenQ projector,
so we need to bring this safety matter to
your attention to prevent possible
damage to person and property.
If you intend to mount your projector
on the ceiling, we strongly recommend
that you use a proper fitting BenQ
projector ceiling mount kit and that
you ensure it is securely and safely
installed.
18.
19.
Do not place liquids near or on the
projector. Liquids spilled into the
projector may cause it to fail. If the
projector does become wet, disconnect
it from the power supply's power outlet
and call BenQ to have the projector
serviced.
This product is capable of displaying
inverted images for ceiling mount
installation.
Use only BenQ's Ceiling Mount Kit for
mounting the projector and ensure it is
securely installed.
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This apparatus must be earthed.
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If you use a non-BenQ brand projector
ceiling mount kit, there is a safety risk
that the projector may fall from the
ceiling due to an improper attachment
through the use of the wrong gauge or
length screws.
You can purchase a BenQ projector
ceiling mount kit from the place you
purchased your BenQ projector. BenQ
recommends that you also purchase a
separate Kensington lock compatible
security cable and attach it securely to
both the Kensington lock slot on the
projector and the base of the ceiling
mount bracket. This will perform the
secondary role of restraining the
projector should its attachment to the
mounting bracket become loose.
Hg - Lamp contains mercury. Manage in
accordance with local disposal laws.
See www.lamprecycle.org.
Introduction
Projector features
The projector integrates high-performance optical engine projection and a user-friendly
design to deliver high reliability and ease of use.
The projector offers the following features.
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ECO BLANK - With Philips ImageCare® technology, the Eco Blank function will save up
to 70% of your lamp power at the same time your image is hiding
3D function to enjoy the 3D movies, videos, and sporting events in a more realistic way
by presenting the depth of the images
Brilliant color / VIDI to provide truer, more vibrant colors in picture
Closed captioning to display the dialogue, narration, and sound effects of TV programs
and videos
Variable audio output
Wall color correction allowing projection on surfaces of several predefined colors
Quick auto search speeding up the signal detecting process
Selectable password protected function
3D color management allowing color adjustments to your liking
Selectable quick cooling function making the projector cool in a shorter time
Presentation timer for better control of time during presentations
One-key auto-adjustment to display the best picture quality
Digital keystone correction to correct distorted images
Adjustable color balance control for data/video display
Ability to display 1.07 billion colors
Multi-language On-Screen Display (OSD) menus
Switchable normal and economic modes to reduce the power consumption
Built-in speaker providing mixed mono audio when an audio input is connected
Component HDTV compatibility (YPbPr)
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The apparent brightness of the projected image will vary depending on the ambient
lighting conditions, selected input signal contrast/brightness settings, and is directly
proportional to projection distance.
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The lamp brightness will decline over time and may vary within the lamp manufacturers
specifications. This is normal and expected behavior.
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Shipping contents
Carefully unpack and verify that you have all of the items shown below. If any of these items
are missing, please contact your place of purchase.
Standard accessories
The supplied accessories will be suitable for your region, and may differ from those
illustrated.
*The warranty card is only supplied in some specific regions. Please consult your dealer for
detailed information.
Projector
Power cord
VGA cable
Quick start guide
User manual CD
Warranty card*
Remote control with battery
Pull the tab before using the remote control.
Optional accessories
1.
2.
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Spare lamp kit
Wall mount kit
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3.
4.
RS232 cable
Soft carry case
Projector exterior view
1.
2.
Front/upper side
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5.
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7.
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8 9.
10.
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11.
12.
13.
14.
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18.
5
3
4
Rear/lower side
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19 20 21
19.
10
20.
21.
22.
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Lamp cover
External control panel
(See "Controls and functions" on page 10
for details.)
Vent (heated air exhaust)
Quick-release button
Focus and Zoom ring
Vent (cool air intake)
Speaker grill
Front IR remote sensor
Projection lens
AC power jack
Rear adjuster foot
Ceiling mount holes
Front adjuster foot
RS232 control port
USB port
HDMI-input port
RGB signal output jack
RGB (PC)/Component Video (YPbPr/
YCbCr) signal input jack
S-Video input jack
Video input jack
Audio (L/R) input jacks
Audio input jacks
Audio output jack
Kensington anti-theft lock slot
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Controls and functions
Projector
1
8
2
8.
TEMPerature warning light
9.
Lights up red if the projector's
temperature becomes too high.
POWER indicator light
10.
Lights up or flashes when the projector is
under operation.
Auto
9
3
4
5
10
11
12
6
13
7
14
11.
11
Manually corrects distorted images
resulting from an angled projection.
1.
Focus ring
2.
Adjusts the focus of the projected image. 12.
Zoom ring
3.
Adjusts the size of the image.
LAMP indicator light
4.
Indicates the status of the lamp. Lights up
or flashes when the lamp has developed a
problem.
MENU/EXIT
5.
Turns on the On-Screen Display (OSD)
menu. Goes back to previous OSD menu,
exits and saves menu settings.
14.
Left/
6.
Decreases the projector volume.
MODE/ENTER
13.
Selects an available picture setup mode.
7.
Activates the selected On-Screen Display
(OSD) menu item.
ECO BLANK
Used to hide the screen picture.
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Automatically determines the best picture
timings for the displayed image.
Keystone/Arrow keys ( / Up,
/
Down)
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POWER
Toggles the projector between standby
mode and on.
Right/
Increases the projector volume.
When the On-Screen Display (OSD)
menu is activated, the #5, #11, and #13
keys are used as directional arrows to
select the desired menu items and to make
adjustments.
SOURCE
Displays the source selection bar.
Remote control
8.
7
1
2
3
5
6
12
10.
11.
When the On-Screen Display (OSD)
menu is activated, the #3, #9, and #11
keys are used as directional arrows to
select the desired menu items and to
make adjustments.
SOURCE
12.
Displays the source selection bar.
MODE/ENTER
8
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1.
POWER
/
Automatically determines the best
picture timings for the displayed image.
Right
13
15
Up,
9.
10
11
4
/
Manually corrects distorted images
resulting from an angled projection.
Auto
8
9
Keystone/Arrow keys (
Down)
Selects an available picture setup mode.
2.
Toggles the projector between standby mode
and on.
Freeze
13.
3.
4.
Freezes the projected image.
Left
BLANK
Activates the selected On-Screen Display
(OSD) menu item.
Timer On
14.
5.
Used to hide the screen picture.
Digital Zoom (+, -)
Activates or displays an on-screen timer
based on your own timer setting.
Timer Set up
15.
Enters presentation timer setting directly.
PAGE UP/PAGE DOWN
6.
Magnifies or reduces the projected picture
size.
Volume +/-
7.
Adjusts the sound level.
MENU/EXIT
Operate your display software program
(on a connected PC) which responds to
page up/down commands (like Microsoft
PowerPoint).
Turns on the On-Screen Display (OSD)
menu. Goes back to previous OSD menu,
exits and saves menu settings.
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Remote control effective range
Infra-Red (IR) remote control sensor is located on the front of the projector. The remote
control must be held at an angle within 30 degrees perpendicular to the projector's IR
remote control sensor to function correctly. The distance between the remote control and
the sensor should not exceed 8 meters (~ 26 feet).
Make sure that there are no obstacles between the remote control and the IR sensor on the
projector that might obstruct the infra-red beam.
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Operating the projector from the front
Ap
pro
x. +
15º
Replacing the remote control battery
1.
Pull out the battery holder.
Please follow the illustrated instructions. Push and hold
the locking arm while pulling out the battery holder.
2.
3.
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Insert the new battery in the holder. Note the
positive polarity should face outward.
Push the holder into the remote control.
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Avoid excessive heat and humidity.
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There may be battery damage if the battery is
incorrectly replaced.
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Replace only with the same or equivalent type
recommended by the battery manufacturer.
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Dispose of the used battery according to the battery
manufacturer's instructions.
•
Never throw a battery into a fire. There may be danger of an explosion.
•
If the battery is dead or if you will not be using the remote control for a long time, remove
the battery to prevent damage to the remote control from possible battery leakage.
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Positioning your projector
Choosing a location
Your projector is designed to be installed in one of four possible installation locations:
1.
Front Table
Select this location with the projector placed
on the table in front of the screen. This is the
most common way to position the projector
for quick setup and portability.
3.
Rear Ceiling
Select this location with the projector
suspended upside-down from the ceiling
behind the screen.
Note that a special rear projection screen
and the BenQ Projector Ceiling Mount Kit
are required for this installation location.
Set Rear Ceiling in the SYSTEM SETUP:
Basic > Projector Position menu after you
turn the projector on.
2.
Front Ceiling
Select this location with the projector
suspended upside-down from the ceiling in
front of the screen.
Purchase the BenQ Projector Ceiling Mount
Kit from your dealer to mount your
4.
Rear Table
projector on the ceiling.
Select this location with the projector placed
on the table behind the screen.
Set Front Ceiling in the SYSTEM SETUP:
Basic > Projector Position menu after you
Note that a special rear projection screen is
turn the projector on.
required.
Set Rear Table in the SYSTEM SETUP: Basic
> Projector Position menu after you turn
the projector on.
Your room layout or personal preference will dictate which installation location you select.
Take into consideration the size and position of your screen, the location of a suitable power
outlet, as well as the location and distance between the projector and the rest of your
equipment.
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Positioning your projector
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Obtaining a preferred projected image size
The distance from the projector lens to the screen, the zoom setting, and the video format
each factors in the projected image size.
For example, if you are using an 120-inch screen, the recommended projection distance is
4755 mm and the vertical offset is 183 mm.
If your measured projection distance is 6.0 m (6000 mm), the closest match in the "Distance
from screen (mm)" column is 5943 mm. Looking across this row shows that a 150'' (about
3.8 m) screen is required.
Projection dimensions
Refer to "Dimensions" on page 53 for the center of lens dimensions of this projector before
calculating the appropriate position.
Maximum zoom
Minimum zoom
Screen
Center of lens
Vertical offset
Projection distance
Screen size
Diagonal
Distance from screen (mm)
W (mm) H (mm)
Min length
(max. zoom)
Average
Max length
(min. zoom)
Vertical
offset
(mm)
Inch
mm
40
1016
813
610
1509
1585
1660
61
50
1270
1016
762
1887
1981
2075
76
60
1524
1219
914
2264
2377
2491
91
80
2032
1626
1219
3019
3170
3321
122
100
2540
2032
1524
3774
3962
4151
152
120
3048
2438
1829
4528
4755
4981
183
150
3810
3048
2286
5660
5943
6226
229
200
5080
4064
3048
7547
7925
8302
305
220
5588
4470
3353
8302
8717
9132
335
250
6350
5080
3810
9434
9906
10377
381
300
7620
6096
4572
11321
11887
12453
457
All measurements are approximate and may vary from the actual sizes.
BenQ recommends that if you intend to permanently install the projector, you should
physically test the projection size and distance using the actual projector in situ before you
permanently install it, so as to make allowance for this projector's optical characteristics. This
will help you determine the exact mounting position so that it best suits your installation
location.
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Connection
When connecting a signal source to the projector, be sure to:
1.
2.
3.
Turn all equipment off before making any connections.
Use the correct signal cables for each source.
Ensure the cables are firmly inserted.
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In the connections shown below, some cables may not be included with the projector (see
"Shipping contents" on page 8). They are commercially available from electronics stores.
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The connection illustrations below are for reference only. The rear connecting jacks
available on the projector vary with each projector model.
Notebook or desktop computer
A/V device
Monitor
(VGA)
(DVI)
1
2
3
1
9
4
5
9
VGA cable
VGA to DVI-A cable
USB cable
HDMI cable
Component Video to VGA (D-Sub)
adapter cable
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Speakers
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or
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2.
3.
4.
5.
7
6.
7.
8.
9.
Audio L/R cable
S-Video cable
Video cable
Audio cable
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Many notebooks do not turn on their external video ports when connected to a projector.
Usually a key combo like FN + F3 or CRT/LCD key turns the external display on/off. Locate
a function key labeled CRT/LCD or a function key with a monitor symbol on the notebook.
Press FN and the labeled function key simultaneously. Refer to your notebook's
documentation to find your notebook's key combination.
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The D-Sub output only works when an appropriate D-Sub input is made to the COMPUTER
1 jack.
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If you wish to use this connection method when the projector is in standby mode, make
sure the Monitor Out function is turned on in the SYSTEM SETUP: Advanced menu. See
"Standby Settings" on page 43 for details.
Connecting video source devices
You need only connect the projector to a video source device using just one of the
connecting methods, however each provides a different level of video quality. The method
you choose will most likely depend upon the availability of matching terminals on both the
projector and the video source device as described below:
Terminal name
Terminal appearance
Picture quality
HDMI
Best
Component Video
Better
S-Video
Good
Video
Normal
Connecting audio
The projector has one built-in mono speaker which is designed to provide basic audio
functionality accompanying data presentations for business purposes only. It is not designed
for, nor intended for stereo audio reproduction use as might be expected in home theater or
home cinema applications. Any stereo audio input (if provided), is mixed into a common
mono audio output through the projector speaker.
The built-in speaker will be muted when the AUDIO OUT jack is connected.
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In the unlikely event that you connect the projector to a DVD player via the projector’s
HDMI input and the projected picture displays wrong colors, please change the color
space to YUV. See "Changing Color Space" on page 24 for details.
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The projector is only capable of playing mixed mono audio, even if a stereo audio input is
connected. See "Connecting audio" on page 16 for details.
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If the selected video image is not displayed after the projector is turned on and the correct
video source has been selected, check that the video source device is turned on and
operating correctly. Also check that the signal cables have been connected correctly.
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Operation
Starting up the projector
1.
Plug the power cord into the projector and into a
power outlet. Turn on the power outlet switch
(where fitted). Check that the POWER indicator
light on the projector lights orange after power has
been applied.
Please use the original accessories (e.g. power cord) only
with the device to avoid possible dangers such as electric
shock and fire.
2.
Press
POWER to start the projector. As soon as the lamp lights up, a "Power On
Tone" will be heard. The POWER indicator light flashes green and stays green when
the projector is on.
The start up procedure takes about 30 seconds. In the later stage of start up, a startup
logo is projected.
(If necessary) Rotate the focus ring to adjust the image clearness.
To turn off the ring tone, see "Turning off the Power On/Off Ring Tone" on page 33 for
details.
If the projector is still hot from previous activity, it will run the cooling fan for approximately 90
seconds before energizing the lamp.
3.
4.
5.
6.
If the projector is activated for the first time,
select your OSD language following the onscreen instructions.
If you are prompted for a password, press the
arrow keys to enter a six-digit password. See
"Utilizing the password function" on page 21 for
details.
Switch all of the connected equipment on.
The projector will start to search for input
signals. The current input signal being scanned
displays in the upper left corner of the screen. If
the projector doesn't detect a valid signal, the message “No Signal” will continue
displaying until an input signal is found.
You can also press SOURCE on the projector or remote control to select your desired
input signal. See "Switching input signal" on page 24 for details.
If the frequency/resolution of the input signal exceeds the projector's operating range, you will
see the message “Out of Range” displayed on a blank screen. Please change to an input
signal which is compatible with the projector's resolution or set the input signal to a lower
setting. See "Timing chart" on page 54 for details.
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Adjusting the projected image
Adjusting the projection angle
The projector is equipped with 1 quick-release adjuster foot and 1 rear adjuster foot. These
adjusters change the image height and projection angle. To adjust the projector:
1.
Press the quick-release button and lift the front
of the projector. Once the image is positioned
where you want it, release the quick-release
button to lock the foot in position.
2.
Screw the rear adjuster foot to fine-tune the
horizontal angle.
To retract the foot, hold up the projector while
pressing the quick-release button, then slowly lower
the projector. Screw the rear adjuster foot in a reverse
direction.
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1
Do not look into the lens while
the lamp is on. The strong light
from the lamp may cause
damage to your eyes.
If the projector is not placed on a flat surface or the
screen and the projector are not perpendicular to
each other, the projected image becomes trapezoidal.
To correct this situation, see "Switching input signal"
on page 24 for details.
Be careful when you press the
quick-release button as it is
close to the exhaust vent where
hot air comes from.
Auto-adjusting the image
In some cases, you may need to optimize the picture quality. To do this, press Auto on the
projector or remote control. Within 3 seconds, the built-in Intelligent Auto Adjustment
function will re-adjust the values of Frequency and Clock to provide the best picture quality.
The current source information will be displayed in the corner of the screen for 3 seconds.
This function is only available when PC signal (analog RGB) is selected.
Fine-tuning the image size and clarity
1.
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Adjust the projected image to the size
that you need using the zoom ring.
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2.
Sharpen the image by rotating the
focus ring.
Correcting keystone
Keystoning refers to the situation where the projected image is noticeably wider at either the
top or bottom. It occurs when the projector is not perpendicular to the screen.
To correct this, you will need to manually correct it following ONE of these steps.
• Using the remote control
Press
/
on the projector or remote control
to display the Keystone correction page. Press
to
correct keystoning at the top of the image. Press
to correct keystoning at the bottom of the image.
Press
/
.
Press
/
.
• Using the OSD menu
1.
Press MENU/EXIT and then press / until the DISPLAY menu is highlighted.
2.
Press to highlight Keystone and press MODE/ENTER. The Keystone correction
page displays.
3.
Press
to correct keystoning at the top of the image. Press
to correct
keystoning at the bottom of the image.
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Using the menus
The projector is equipped with On-Screen Display (OSD) menus for making various
adjustments and settings.
Below is the overview of the OSD menu.
Main menu icon
Main menu
DISPLAY
Off
Wall Color
Auto
Aspect Ratio
Keystone
Position
Sub-menu
Status
ENTER
Phase
0
H. Size
0
Digital Zoom
3D Sync
Off
Disable
3D Sync Invert
Teaching Template
Highlight
Current input signal
Analog RGB
MENU
Exit
Press MENU/
EXIT to the
previous
page or to
exit.
The following example describes how to set the OSD language.
1.
Press MENU/EXIT on the projector or
remote control to turn the OSD menu on.
3.
Press
to highlight Language
and press / to select a
preferred language.
DISPLAY
Wall Color
Aspect Ratio
Keystone
Position
Phase
H. Size
Digital Zoom
3D Sync
3D Sync Invert
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Presentation Timer
Language
Projector Position
Menu Settings
Operation Settings
Panel Key Lock
Background Color
Splash Screen
My Screen
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0
Off
Disable
Use / to highlight the SYSTEM
SETUP: Basic menu.
SYSTEM SETUP: Basic
Presentation Timer
Language
Projector Position
Menu Settings
English
Front Table
Operation Settings
Panel Key Lock
Background Color
Splash Screen
My Screen
Off
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MENU Exit
Press MENU/EXIT twice* on the
projector or remote control to
leave and save the settings.
*The first press leads you back to the
main menu and the second press closes
the OSD menu.
Securing the projector
Using a security cable lock
The projector has to be installed in a safe place to prevent theft. Otherwise, purchase a lock,
such as the Kensington lock, to secure the projector. You can locate a Kensington lock slot on
the rear side of the projector. See item 22 on page 9 for details.
A Kensington security cable lock is usually a combination of key(s) and the lock. Refer to the
lock’s documentation for finding out how to use it.
Utilizing the password function
For security purposes and to help prevent unauthorized use, the projector includes an
option for setting up password security. The password can be set through the On-Screen
Display (OSD) menu.
WARNING: You will be inconvenienced if you activate the password functionality and
subsequently forget the password. Print out this manual (if necessary) and write the password
you used in this manual, and keep the manual in a safe place for later recall.
Setting a password
Once a password has been set and the power on lock is activated, the projector cannot be
used unless the correct password is entered every time the projector is started.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Open the OSD menu and go to the SYSTEM SETUP: Advanced > Security Settings
menu. Press MODE/ENTER. The Security Settings page displays.
Highlight Change Security Settings and press MODE/ENTER.
As pictured to the right, the four arrow keys ( ,
INPUT NEW PASSWORD
Power On Lock and Splash Screen Lock
, , ) respectively represent 4 digits (1, 2,
use the same password.
3, 4). According to the password you desire to set,
press the arrow keys to enter six digits for the
password.
Confirm the new password by re-entering the
new password.
Once the password is set, the OSD menu returns
to the Security Settings page.
To activate the Power On Lock function, press /
press /
to select On.
To activate the Splash Screen Lock function, press
Lock and press /
to select On.
MENU
Back
to highlight Power On Lock and
/
to highlight Splash Screen
When the Splash Screen Lock is activated, the MyScreen function in the SYSTEM
SETUP: Basic menu will be password-protected.
IMPORTANT: The digits being input will display as asterisks on-screen. Write your selected
password down here in this manual in advance or right after the password is entered so that it
is available to you should you ever forget it.
Password: __ __ __ __ __ __
Keep this manual in a safe place.
7.
To leave the OSD menu, press MENU/EXIT.
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If you forget the password
If the password function is activated, you will be asked
to enter the six-digit password every time you turn on
Password Error
the projector. If you enter the wrong password, the
Please try again.
password error message as pictured to the right displays
lasting for 3 seconds, and the INPUT PASSWORD
message follows. You can retry by entering another sixdigit password, or if you did not record the password in
this manual, and you absolutely do not remember it, you can use the password recall
procedure. See "Entering the password recall procedure" on page 22 for details.
If you enter an incorrect password 5 times in succession, the projector will automatically
shut down in a short time.
Entering the password recall procedure
1.
2.
3.
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Press and hold Auto on the projector or
remote control for 3 seconds. The projector
will display a coded number on the screen.
Write down the number and turn off your
projector.
Seek help from the local BenQ service
center to decode the number. You may be
required to provide proof of purchase
documentation to verify that you are an
authorized user of the projector.
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RECALL PASSWORD
Please write down the recall code,
and contact BenQ
Customer Center.
Recall Code:
0212
MENU
Exit
Changing the password
1.
2.
3.
4.
Open the OSD menu and go to the SYSTEM SETUP: Advanced> Security Settings >
Change Password menu.
Press MODE/ENTER. The message “INPUT CURRENT PASSWORD” appears.
Enter the old password.
i. If the password is correct, another message “INPUT NEW PASSWORD” displays.
ii. If the password is incorrect, the password error message displays lasting for three
seconds, and the message “INPUT CURRENT PASSWORD” displays for your
retry. You can press MENU/EXIT to cancel the change or try another password.
Enter a new password.
IMPORTANT: The digits being input will display as asterisks on-screen. Write your selected
password down here in this manual in advance or right after the password is entered so that it
is available to you should you ever forget it.
Password: __ __ __ __ __ __
Keep this manual in a safe place.
5.
6.
7.
Confirm the new password by re-entering the new password.
You have successfully assigned a new password to the projector. Remember to enter the
new password next time the projector is started.
To leave the OSD menu, press MENU/EXIT.
Disabling the password function
To disable password protection, go back to the SYSTEM SETUP: Advanced > Security
Settings > Change Security Settings menu after opening the OSD menu system. Press
MODE/ENTER. The message “INPUT PASSWORD” displays. Enter the current password.
i. If the password is correct, the OSD menu returns to the Security Settings page.
Press to highlight Power On Lock and press / to select Off. You will not
have to enter the password next time when turning on the projector.
Press to highlight Splash Screen Lock and press / to select Off. You will
not have to enter the password next time when turning on the projector. The
Splash Screen function in the SYSTEM SETUP: Basic menu will be available for your
change.
ii. If the password is incorrect, the password error message displays lasting for three
seconds, and the message “INPUT PASSWORD” displays for your retry. You can
press MENU/EXIT to cancel the change or try another password.
Though the password function is disabled, you need to keep the old password in hand should
you ever need to re-activate the password function by entering the old password.
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Switching input signal
The projector can be connected to multiple devices at the same time. However, it can only
display one full screen at a time. When starting up, the projector automatically searches for
the available signals.
Be sure the Quick Auto Search function in the SOURCE menu is On if you want the
projector to automatically search for the signals.
To select the source:
1.
2.
Press SOURCE on the projector or remote
control. A source selection bar displays.
Press / until your desired signal is selected
and press MODE/ENTER.
Once detected, the selected source information
will display at the corner of the screen for
seconds. If there is multiple equipment connected
to the projector, repeat steps 1-2 to search for
another signal.
Computer1/YPbPr1
Computer2/YPbPr2
HDMI
Video
S-Video
•
The brightness level of the projected image will
change accordingly when you switch between
different input signals. Data (graphic) "PC"
presentations using mostly static images are
generally brighter than "Video" using mostly moving
images (movies).
•
The native display resolution of this projector is in a 4:3 aspect ratio. For best display
picture results, you should select and use an input signal which outputs at this resolution.
Any other resolutions will be scaled by the projector depending upon the “aspect ratio”
setting, which may cause some image distortion or loss of picture clarity. See "Selecting
the aspect ratio" on page 25 for details.
Changing Color Space
In the unlikely event that you connect the projector to a DVD player via the projector’s
HDMI input and the projected picture displays wrong colors, please change the color space
to YUV.
To do this:
1.
2.
Press MENU/EXIT and then press / until the SOURCE menu is highlighted.
Press to highlight Color Space Conversion and press / to select a suitable color
space.
This function is only available when the HDMI-input port is in use.
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Magnifying and searching for details
If you need to find the details on the projected picture, magnify the picture. Use the
direction arrow keys for navigating the picture.
• Using the remote control
1.
Press Digital Zoom+/- to display the Zoom bar. Press Digital Zoom+ to magnify the
center of the picture. Press the key repeatedly until the picture size is suitable for your
need.
2.
Use the directional arrows ( , , , ) on the projector or remote control to
navigate the picture.
3.
To restore the picture to its original size, press Auto. You can also press Digital Zoom-.
When the key is pressed again, the picture is further reduced until it is restored to the
original size.
• Using the OSD menu
1.
Press MENU/EXIT and then press
/ until the DISPLAY menu is highlighted.
2.
Press to highlight Digital Zoom and press MODE/ENTER. The Zoom bar displays.
3.
Press repeatedly to magnify the picture to a desired size.
4.
To navigate the picture, press MODE/ENTER to switch to the panning mode and press
the directional arrows ( , , , ) on the projector or remote control to navigate
the picture.
5.
To reduce size of the picture, press MODE/ENTER to switch back to the zoom in/out
function, and press Auto to restore the picture to its original size. You can also press
repeatedly until it is restored to the original size.
The picture can only be navigated after it is magnified. You can further magnify the picture
while searching for details.
Selecting the aspect ratio
The “aspect ratio” is the ratio of the image width to the image height. Most analog TV and
some computers are in 4:3 ratio, and digital TV and DVDs are usually in 16:9 ratio.
With the advent of digital signal processing, digital display devices like this projector can
dynamically stretch and scale the image output to a different aspect than that of the image
input signal.
To change the projected picture ratio (no matter what aspect the source is):
1.
2.
3.
/ until the DISPLAY menu is highlighted.
Press to highlight Aspect Ratio.
Press / to select an aspect ratio to suit the format of the video signal and your
display requirements.
Press MENU/EXIT and then press
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About the aspect ratio
•
In the pictures below, the black portions are inactive areas and the white portions are
active areas.
•
OSD menus can be displayed on those unused black areas.
1.
Auto: Scales an image proportionally to fit 4.
the projector's native resolution in its
horizontal or vertical width. This is suitable
for the incoming image which is neither in
4:3 nor 16:9 and you want to make most use
of the screen without altering the image's
aspect ratio.
16:9: Scales an image so that it is
displayed in the center of the
screen with a 16:9 aspect ratio.
This is most suitable for images
which are already in a 16:9 aspect,
like high definition TV, as it
displays them without aspect
alteration.
15:9 picture
16:9 picture
2.
Real: The image is projected as its original 5.
resolution, and resized to fit within the
display area. For input signals with lower
resolutions, the projected image will display
smaller than if resized to full screen. You
could adjust the zoom setting or move the
projector towards the screen to increase the
image size if necessary. You may also need
to refocus the projector after making these
adjustments.
4:3 picture
16:9 picture
3.
4:3: Scales an image so that it is displayed in
the center of the screen with a 4:3 aspect
ratio. This is most suitable for 4:3 images
like some computer monitors, standard
definition TV and 4:3 aspect DVD movies,
as it displays them without aspect
alteration.
4:3 picture
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16:10: Scales an image so that it is
displayed in the center of the
screen with a 16:10 aspect ratio.
This is most suitable for images
which are already in a 16:10
aspect, as it displays them without
aspect alteration.
16:10 picture
Optimizing the image
Using Wall Color
In the situation where you are projecting onto a colored surface such as a painted wall which
may not be white, the Wall Color feature can help correct the projected picture’s colors to
prevent possible color difference between the source and projected pictures.
To use this function, go to the DISPLAY > Wall Color menu and press / to select a
color which is closest to the color of the projection surface. There are several precalibrated
colors to choose from: Light Yellow, Pink, Light Green, Blue, and Blackboard.
Selecting a picture mode
The projector is preset with several predefined picture modes so that you can choose one to
suit your operating environment and input signal picture type.
To select an operation mode that suits your need, you can follow one of the following steps.
• Press MODE/ENTER on the projector or remote control repeatedly until your desired
mode is selected.
• Go to the PICTURE > Picture Mode menu and press / to select a desired mode.
1.
Dynamic mode: Maximizes the brightness of the projected image. This mode is
suitable for environments where extra-high brightness is required, such as using the
projector in well lit rooms.
2.
Presentation mode: Is designed for presentations. The brightness is emphasized in this
mode to match PC and notebook coloring.
3.
sRGB mode: Maximizes the purity of RGB colors to provide true-to-life images
regardless of brightness setting. It is most suitable for viewing photos taken with an
sRGB compatible and properly calibrated camera, and for viewing PC graphic and
drawing applications such as AutoCAD.
4.
Cinema mode: Is appropriate for playing colorful movies, video clips from digital
cameras or DVs through the PC input for best viewing in a blackened (little light)
environment.
5.
User 1/User 2 mode: Recalls the settings customized based on the current available
picture modes. See "Setting the User 1/User 2 mode" on page 27 for details.
Setting the User 1/User 2 mode
There are two user-definable modes if the current available picture modes are not suitable
for your need. You can use one of the picture modes (except the User 1/2) as a starting point
and customize the settings.
1.
2.
3.
4.
Press MENU/EXIT to open the On-Screen Display (OSD) menu.
Go to the PICTURE > Picture Mode menu.
Press / to select User 1 or User 2.
Press
to highlight Reference Mode.
This function is only available when User 1 or User 2 mode is selected up in the Picture Mode
sub-menu item.
5.
6.
7.
Press / to select a picture mode that is closest to your need.
Press to select a menu item to be changed and adjust the value with / . See
"Fine-tuning the image quality in user modes" below for details.
When all settings have been done, highlight Save Settings and press MODE/ENTER to
store the settings.
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The confirmation message “Setting Saved” displays.
Fine-tuning the image quality in user modes
According to the detected signal type, there are some user-definable functions available
when User 1 or User 2 is selected. Based on your needs, you can make adjustments to these
functions by highlighting them and pressing / on the projector or remote control.
Adjusting Brightness
The higher the value, the brighter the image. And the
lower the setting, the darker the image. Adjust this
control so the black areas of the image appear just as
black and that detail in the dark areas is visible.
+30
+50
+70
-30
0
+30
Adjusting Contrast
The higher the value, the greater the contrast. Use this
to set the peak white level after you have previously
adjusted the Brightness setting to suit your selected
input and viewing environment.
Adjusting Color
Lower setting produces less saturated colors. If the setting is too high, colors on the image
will be overpowering, which makes the image unrealistic.
Adjusting Tint
The higher the value, the more reddish the picture becomes. The lower the value, the more
greenish the picture becomes.
Adjusting Sharpness
The higher the value, the sharper the picture becomes. The lower the value, the softer the
picture becomes.
Adjusting Brilliant Color
This feature utilizes a new color-processing algorithm and system level enhancements to
enable higher brightness while providing truer, more vibrant colors in picture. It enables a
greater than 50% brightness increase in mid-tone images, which are common in video and
natural scenes, so the projector reproduces images in realistic and true colors. If you prefer
images with that quality, select On. If you don’t need it, select Off.
When Off is selected, the Color Temperature function is not available.
Selecting a color temperature
The options available for color temperature* settings vary according to the signal type
selected.
1.
Cool: Makes images appear bluish white.
2.
Normal: Maintains normal colorings for white.
3.
Warm: Makes images appear reddish white.
*About color temperatures:
There are many different shades that are considered to be "white" for various purposes. One
of the common methods of representing white color is known as the “color temperature”. A
white color with a low color temperature appears to be reddish white. A white color with a
high color temperature appears to have more blue in it.
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3D Color Management
In most installation situations, color management will not be necessary, such as in
classroom, meeting room, or lounge room situations where lights remain on, or where
building external windows allow daylight into the room.
Only in permanent installations with controlled lighting levels such as boardrooms, lecture
theaters, or home theaters, should color management be considered. Color management
provides fine color control adjustment to allow for more accurate color reproduction,
should you require it.
Proper color management can only be achieved under controlled and reproducible viewing
conditions. You will need to use a colorimeter (color light meter), and provide a set of
suitable source images to measure color reproduction. These tools are not provided with the
projector, however, your projector supplier should be able to provide you with suitable
guidance, or even an experienced professional installer.
The Color Management provides six sets (RGBCMY) of colors to be adjusted. When you
select each color, you can independently adjust its range and saturation according to your
preference.
If you have purchased a test disc which contains various color test patterns and can be used
to test the color presentation on monitors, TVs, projectors, etc, you can project any image
from the disc on the screen and enter the 3D Color Management menu to make
adjustments.
To adjust the settings:
1.
Go to the PICTURE menu and highlight 3D Color Management.
2.
Press MODE/ENTER on the projector or remote control and the 3D Color
Management page displays.
3.
Highlight Primary Color and press / to select a color from among Red, Yellow,
Green, Cyan, Blue, or Magenta.
4.
Press to highlight Hue and press / to select its range. Increase in the range will
include colors consisted of more proportions of its two adjacent colors.
Please refer to the illustration to the right for
how the colors relate to each other.
5.
For example, if you select Red and set its
range at 0, only pure red in the projected
picture will be selected. Increasing its range
will include red close to yellow and red close
to magenta.
Press to highlight Saturation and adjust its
values to your preference by pressing / .
Every adjustment made will reflect to the
image immediately.
RED
Yellow
GREEN
Cyan
Magenta
BLUE
For example, if you select Red and set its
value at 0, only the saturation of pure red will be affected.
Saturation is the amount of that color in a video picture. Lower settings produce less
saturated colors; a setting of “0” removes that color from the image entirely. If the saturation
is too high, that color will be overpowering and unrealistic.
6.
Press
to highlight Gain and adjust its values to your preference by pressing / .
The contrast level of the primary color you select will be affected. Every adjustment
made will reflect to the image immediately.
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7.
8.
9.
Repeat steps 3 to 6 for other color adjustments.
Make sure you have made all of the desired adjustments.
Press MENU/EXIT to exit and save the settings.
Setting the presentation timer
Presentation timer can indicate the presentation time on the screen to help you achieve
better time management when giving presentations. Follow these steps to utilize this
function:
1.
2.
Go to the SYSTEM SETUP: Basic > Presentation Timer menu and press MODE/
ENTER to display the Presentation Timer page.
Highlight Timer Period and decide the time period by pressing / . The length of
time can be set from 1 to 5 minutes in 1-minute increments and 5 to 240 minutes in 5minute increments.
If the timer is already on, the timer will restart whenever the Timer Period is reset.
3.
Press to highlight Timer Display and choose if you want the timer to show up on
the screen by pressing / .
Selection
Description
Displays the timer on screen throughout the presentation
Always
time.
1 min/2 min/3 min Displays the timer on screen in the last 1/2/3 minute(s).
Never
Hides the timer throughout the presentation time.
4.
Press
to highlight Timer Position and set the timer position by pressing
Top-Left
5.
7.
8.
Top-Right
.
Bottom-Right
Press to highlight Timer Counting Direction and select your desired counting
direction by pressing / .
Selection
Count Up
Count Down
6.
Bottom-Left
/
Description
Increases from 0 to the preset time.
Decreases from the preset time to 0.
Press to highlight Sound Reminder and decide if you want to activate sound
reminder by pressing / . If you select On, a double beep sound will be heard at the
last 30 seconds of counting down/up, and a triple beep sound will be produced when
the timer is up.
To activate the presentation timer, press and press / to highlight On and press
MODE/ENTER.
A confirmation message displays. Highlight Yes and press MODE/ENTER on the
projector or remote control to confirm. You will see the message “Timer is On”
displaying on the screen. The timer starts counting when the timer is on.
To cancel the timer, perform the following steps:
1.
2.
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Go to the SYSTEM SETUP: Basic > Presentation Timer menu and highlight Off. Press
MODE/ENTER. A confirmation message displays.
Highlight Yes and press MODE/ENTER to confirm. You will see the message “Timer is
Off ” displaying on the screen.
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Remote paging operations
Connect the projector to your PC or notebook with a USB cable prior to using the paging
function. See "Connection" on page 15 for details.
You can operate your display software program (on a connected PC) which responds to page
up/down commands (like Microsoft PowerPoint) by pressing PAGE UP/PAGE DOWN on
the remote control.
If remote paging function doesn't work, check if the USB connection is correctly made and
the mouse driver on your computer is updated to the latest version.
The remote paging function cannot work with Microsoft® Windows®98 operating system.
Windows®XP or higher operating systems are recommended.
Freezing the image
Press
Freeze on the remote control to freeze the image. The word “FREEZE” will display
in the upper left corner of the screen. To release the function, press any key on the projector
or remote control.
If your remote control has the following keys, please note that they cannot be pressed to
release the function: LASER, #1, #4, PAGE UP/PAGE DOWN.
Even if an image is frozen on the screen, the pictures are running on the video or other
device. If the connected devices have active audio output, you will still hear the audio even
though the image is frozen onscreen.
Hiding the image
In order to draw the audience's full attention to the presenter, you can use ECO BLANK/
BLANK on the projector or remote control to hide the screen image. When this function is
activated with an audio input connected, the audio can still be heard.
You can set the blank time in the SYSTEM SETUP: Basic > Operation Settings > Blank
Timer menu to let the projector return the image automatically after a period of time when
there is no action taken on the blank screen. The length of time can be set from 5 to 30
minutes in 5-minute increments.
If the preset time spans are not suitable for your presentation, select Disable.
No matter Blank Timer is activated or not, you can press most of the keys on the projector
or remote control to restore the picture.
Locking control keys
With the control keys on the projector locked, you can prevent your projector settings from
being changed accidentally (by children, for example). When the Panel Key Lock is on, no
control keys on the projector will operate except
POWER.
1.
Go to the SYSTEM SETUP: Basic > Panel Key Lock menu, and select On by pressing
/ on the projector or remote control. A confirmation message displays.
2.
Highlight Yes and press MODE/ENTER to confirm.
To release panel key lock, use the remote control to enter the SYSTEM SETUP: Basic >
Panel Key Lock menu and press / to select Off.
•
Keys on the remote control are still active when panel key lock is enabled.
•
If you press
POWER to turn off the projector without disabling panel key lock, the
projector will still be in locked status the next time it is turned on.
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Operating in a high altitude environment
We recommend you use the High Altitude Mode when your environment is between 1500 m
–3000 m above sea level, and ambient temperature is between 0°C–35°C.
Do not use the High Altitude Mode if your altitude is between 0 m and 1500 m and ambient
temperature is between 0°C and 35°C. The projector will be over cooled, if you turn the mode
on under such a condition.
To activate the High Altitude Mode:
1.
Press MENU/EXIT and then press / until the SYSTEM SETUP: Advanced menu
is highlighted.
2.
Press to highlight High Altitude Mode and press / select On. A confirmation
message displays.
3.
Highlight Yes and press MODE/ENTER.
Operation under "High Altitude Mode" may cause a higher decibel operating noise level
because of increased fan speed necessary to improve overall system cooling and
performance.
If you use this projector under other extreme conditions excluding the above, it may display
auto shut-down symptoms, which is designed to protect your projector from over-heating.
In cases like this, you should switch to High Altitude mode to solve these symptoms.
However, this is not to state that this projector can operate under any and all harsh or
extreme conditions.
Creating your own startup screen
In addition to selecting the projector preset startup screen from among BenQ logo, Black or
Blue screen, you can make your own startup screen that is a picture projected from your
computer or video source.
To create your own startup screen, project the picture you want to use as your startup screen
from either a computer or video source. The rest steps are as follows.
1.
Press MENU/EXIT and then press / until the SYSTEM SETUP: Basic menu is
highlighted.
2.
Press to highlight MyScreen and press MODE/ENTER.
3.
A confirmation message displays. Press CAPTURE or MODE/ENTER again.
4.
The message 'Screen Capturing...' displays while the projector is processing the
picture. Please wait.
5.
If the action is successful, you see the message 'Captured Succeeded' on the screen. The
captured picture is saved as My Screen.
6.
To view the captured picture displayed as the startup screen, set My Screen in the
SYSTEM SETUP: Basic > Splash Screen menu and restart the projector.
In the unlikely event that the capturing action fails, change your target picture. Large-sized
pictures may cause the capturing action to fail. If so, please choose a smaller one and try
again.
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Adjusting the sound
The sound adjustments made as below will have an effect on the projector speaker. Be sure
you have made a correct connection to the projector audio input. See "Connection" on page
15 for how the audio input is connected.
Muting the sound
To temporarily turn off the sound:
1.
2.
3.
Press MENU/EXIT and then press / until the SYSTEM SETUP: Advanced menu
is highlighted.
Press to highlight Audio Settings and press MODE/ENTER. The Audio Settings
page displays.
Highlight Mute and press / to select On.
Adjusting the sound level
To adjust the sound level, press VOLUME-/VOLUME+ or
1.
2.
Repeat steps 1-2 above.
Press to highlight Volume and press
/
/
, or:
to select a desired sound level.
Turning off the Power On/Off Ring Tone
To turn off the ring tone:
1.
Repeat steps 1-2 above.
2.
Press to highlight Power On/Off Ring Tone and press
/
to select Off.
The only way to change Power On/Off Ring Tone is setting On or Off here. Setting the sound
mute or changing the sound level will not affect the Power On/Off Ring Tone.
Shutting down the projector
1.
Press
POWER and a confirmation message will display prompting you.
If you don't respond in a few seconds, the message will disappear.
2.
Press
POWER a second time. The POWER indicator light flashes orange, the
projection lamp shuts down, and the fans will continue to run for approximately 90
seconds to cool down the projector.
To protect the lamp, the projector will not respond to any commands during the cooling
process.
To shorten the cooling time, you can also activate the Quick cooling function. See "Quick
Cooling" on page 41 for details.
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3.
Once the cooling process finishes, a "Power Off Ring
Tone" will be heard. The POWER indicator light is a
steady orange and fans stop. Disconnect the power
cord from the power outlet.
•
To turn off the power ring tone, see "Turning off the
Power On/Off Ring Tone" on page 33 for details.
•
If the projector is not properly shut down, to protect the
lamp, when you attempt to re-start the projector, the fans
will run for a few minutes to cool down. Press
POWER
again to start the projector after the fans stop and the
POWER indicator light turns orange.
•
Lamp life results will vary depending on environmental
conditions and usage.
Direct power off
The AC power cord can be pulled out right after the projector is turned off. To protect the
lamp, wait about 10 minutes before re-starting the projector. (When you attempt to re-start
the projector, the fans may run for a few minutes to cool down. In such cases, press
POWER again to start the projector after the fans stop and the POWER indicator light
turns orange.
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Menu operation
Menu system
Please note that the on-screen display (OSD) menus vary according to the signal type
selected and the projector model you are using.
Main menu Sub-menu
Wall Color
1.
DISPLAY
Aspect Ratio
Keystone
Position
Phase
H. Size
Digital Zoom
3D Sync
3D Sync Invert
Options
Off/Light Yellow/Pink/Light
Green/Blue/Blackboard
Auto/Real/4:3/16:9/16:10
Off/Frame Sequential/Top-Bottom
Disable/Invert
Off/Letter Formation/Worksheet/
Blackboard
Coordinate Chart
Teaching
Template
Off/Letter Formation/Worksheet/
Whiteboard
Coordinate Chart
Picture Mode
Dynamic/Presentation/sRGB/Cinema/User 1/User 2
Reference Mode Dynamic/Presentation/sRGB/Cinema
Brightness
Contrast
Color
Tint
2.
Sharpness
On/Off
PICTURE Brilliant Color
Color Temperature
Cool/Normal/Warm
Primary Color R/G/B/C/M/Y
Hue
3D Color
Management
Saturation
Gain
Save Settings
Quick Auto Search
On/Off
3. SOURCE
Color Space Conversion
Auto/RGB/YUV
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Main menu Sub-menu
Options
Timer Period
Timer Display
Presentation
Timer
Timer Position
1~240 minutes
Always/1 min/2 min/3 min/
Never
Top-Left/Bottom-Left/TopRight/Bottom-Right
Timer Counting
Count Down/Count Up
Direction
Sound Reminder On/Off
On/Off
Language
4.
SYSTEM
SETUP:
Basic
Projector Position
Menu Display
Time
Menu Settings
Menu Position
Front Table/Rear Table/Rear
Ceiling/Front Ceiling
5 sec/10 sec/15 sec/20 sec/25
sec/30 sec
Center/Top-Left/Top-Right/
Bottom-Right/Bottom-Left
Reminder
On/Off
Message
Direct Power On On/Off
Signal Power On On/Off
Disable/5 min/10 min/15 min/20
Auto Power Off
min/25 min/30 min
Quick Cooling
On/Off
Operation
Settings
Instant Restart
On/Off
Disable/5 min/10 min/15 min/20
Blank Timer
min/25 min/30 min
Disable/30 min/1 hr/2 hr/3 hr/4
Sleep Timer
hr/8 hr/12 hr
Panel Key Lock
On/Off
Background Color
Black/Blue/Purple/BenQ
Splash Screen
Black/Blue/BenQ/My Screen
My Screen
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Main menu Sub-menu
Options
High Altitude Mode
On/Off
Mute
On/Off
Volume
Audio Settings
Power On/Off
On/Off
Ring Tone
Lamp Mode
Normal/Economic
Lamp Settings Reset Lamp Timer
Equivalent Lamp Hour
Change Password
5.
Security
Change Security Power On Lock
SYSTEM
Settings
Settings
Splash Screen Lock
SETUP:
2400/4800/9600/14400/19200/
Advanced Baud Rate
38400/57600/115200
Test Pattern
On/Off
Closed Caption
On/Off
Closed Caption Enable
Caption Version CC1/CC2/CC3/CC4
Monitor Out
On/Off
Standby
Audio Pass
Off/Computer/Video,S-Video/
Settings
Through
HDMI
Reset All Settings
• Source
• Picture Mode
• Resolution
6.
Current System Status
INFORMATION
• Color System
• Equivalent Lamp Hour
• Firmware Version
Note that the menu items are available when the projector detects at least one valid signal. If
there is no equipment connected to the projector or no signal detected, limited menu items
are accessible.
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Description of each menu
Function
Description
Wall Color
Corrects the projected picture’s color when the projection surface is not
white. See "Using Wall Color" on page 27 for details.
There are several options to set the image's aspect ratio depending on
your input signal source. See "Selecting the aspect ratio" on page 25 for
details.
Corrects any keystoning of the image. See "Correcting keystone" on
page 19 for details.
Displays the position adjustment page. To move the projected image,
use the directional arrow keys. The values shown on the lower position
of the page change with every key press you made until they reach their
maximum or minimum.
Aspect Ratio
Keystone
Position
This function is only available when a PC signal (analog RGB) is
selected.
Adjusts the clock phase to reduce image
distortion.
1. DISPLAY menu
Phase
This function is only available when a PC
signal (analog RGB) is selected.
H. Size
Digital Zoom
Adjusts the horizontal width of the image.
This function is only available when a PC signal (analog RGB) is
selected.
Magnifies or reduces the projected image. See "Magnifying and
searching for details" on page 25 for details.
This projector features a 3D function which enables you to enjoy the
3D movies, videos, and sporting events in a more realistic way by
presenting the depth of the images. You need to wear a pair of 3D
glasses to view the 3D images.
Video timing: 480i
PC timing: up to 1280x800@120Hz for Frame Sequential
3D Sync
PC timing: up to 1280x800@60Hz for Frame Sequential
PC timing: up to SXGA+@60Hz for Top-Bottom
When the 3D Sync function is on:
• The brightness level of the projected image will decrease.
• The Picture Mode cannot be adjusted.
• The Keystone can only be adjusted within limited degrees.
3D Sync
Invert
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Operation
When you discover the inversion of the image depth, enable this
function to correct the problem.
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Function
Description
1. DISPLAY menu
Provides several preset patterns for various teaching purposes.
Teaching
Template
Picture Mode
Reference
Mode
Brightness
Contrast
2. PICTURE menu
Color
Tint
Sharpness
Choose Blackboard or Whiteboard first by pressing /
and press
/ to choose the pattern you need. Press MODE/ENTER to activate
the pattern.
Pre-defined picture modes are provided so you can optimize your
projector image set-up to suit your program type. See "Selecting a
picture mode" on page 27 for details.
Selects a picture mode that best suits your need for the image quality
and further fine-tune the image based on the selections listed on the
same page below. See "Setting the User 1/User 2 mode" on page 27 for
details.
Adjusts the brightness of the image. See "Adjusting Brightness" on page
28 for details.
Adjusts the degree of difference between dark and light in the image.
See "Adjusting Contrast" on page 28 for details.
Adjusts the color saturation level -- the amount of each color in a video
image. See "Adjusting Color" on page 28 for details.
This function is only available when a Video, S-Video or
Component Video signal is selected.
Adjusts the red and green color tones of the image. See "Adjusting Tint"
on page 28 for details.
This function is only available when a Video or S-Video signal is
selected and the system format is NTSC.
Adjusts the image to make it look sharper or softer. See "Adjusting
Sharpness" on page 28 for details.
This function is only available when a Video, S-Video or
Component Video signal is selected.
Brilliant Color See "Adjusting Brilliant Color" on page 28 for details.
Color
Temperature
See "Selecting a color temperature" on page 28 for details.
3D Color
Management
See "3D Color Management" on page 29 for details.
Save Settings Saves the settings made for User 1 or User 2 mode.
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Function
3. SOURCE menu
4. SYSTEM SETUP: Basic menu
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Description
Quick Auto
Search
See "Switching input signal" on page 24 for details.
Color Space
Conversion
See "Changing Color Space" on page 24 for details.
Presentation
Timer
Reminds the presenter to finish the presentation within a certain time
frame. See "Setting the presentation timer" on page 30 for details.
Language
Sets the language for the On-Screen Display (OSD) menus. See "Using
the menus" on page 20 for details.
Projector
Position
The projector can be installed on a ceiling or behind a screen, or with
one or more mirrors. See "Choosing a location" on page 13 for details.
Menu Display Time
Sets the length of time the OSD will remain active after your last key
press. The range is from 5 to 30 seconds in 5-second increments.
Menu
Settings
Menu Position
Sets the On-Screen Display (OSD) menu position.
Reminder Message
Sets the reminder messages on or off.
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Function
Description
Direct Power On
Allows the projector to turn on automatically once the power is fed
through the power cord.
Signal Power On
Sets whether to turn the projector directly on without pressing the
POWER key on the projector when the projector is in standby mode
and the signal is feed through the VGA cable.
Auto Power Off
Allows the projector to turn off automatically if no input signal is
detected after a set period of time. See "Setting Auto Power Off " on page
45 for details.
4. SYSTEM SETUP: Basic menu
Operation
Settings
Quick Cooling
Enables or disables the Quick Cooling function. Selecting On enables
the function and projector cooling time will be shortened from a normal
90-second duration to approximately 30 seconds.
This function is only available when Instant Restart is off.
Instant Restart
Selecting On enables you to restart the projector immediately within 90
seconds after turning it off.
This function is only available when Quick Cooling is off.
Blank Timer
Sets the image blank time when the Blank feature is activated, once
elapsed the image will return to the screen. See "Hiding the image" on
page 31 for details.
Sleep Timer
Sets the auto-shutdown timer.
Panel Key
Lock
Disables or enables all panel key functions except
POWER on the
projector and keys on the remote control. See "Locking control keys" on
page 31 for details.
Background
Sets the background color for the projector.
Color
Splash
Screen
My Screen
Allows you to select which logo screen will display during projector
start-up.
Captures and stores the projected picture as My Screen. See "Creating
your own startup screen" on page 32 for details.
In the unlikely event that the capturing action fails, change your
target picture.
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Function
High
Altitude
Mode
Audio
Settings
5. SYSTEM SETUP: Advanced menu
Lamp
Settings
Security
Settings
Baud Rate
Test Pattern
Closed
Caption
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Operation
Description
A mode for operation in high altitude areas. See "Operating in a high
altitude environment" on page 32 for details.
Mute
Volume
Power On/Off Ring Tone
See "Adjusting the sound" on page 33 for details.
Lamp Mode
See "Setting Lamp Mode as Economic" on page 45 for details.
Reset Lamp Timer
See "Resetting the lamp timer" on page 49 for details.
Equivalent Lamp Hour
See "Getting to know the lamp hour" on page 45 for details on how the
total lamp hour is calculated.
Change Password
You will be asked to enter the current password before changing to a new
one. See "Utilizing the password function" on page 21 for details.
Change Security Settings
Power On Lock
Splash Screen Lock
See "Utilizing the password function" on page 21 for details.
Selects a baud rate that is identical with your computer’s so that you can
connect the projector using a suitable RS-232 cable and update or
download the projector’s firmware. This function is intended for
qualified service personnel.
Selecting On enables the function and the projector displays the grid test
pattern. It helps you adjust the image size and focus and check that the
projected image is free from distortion.
Closed Caption Enable
Activates the function by selecting On when the selected input signal
carries closed captions.
•
Captions: An on-screen display of the dialogue, narration, and
sound effects of TV programs and videos that are closed captioned
(usually marked as "CC" in TV listings).
Caption Version
Selects a preferred closed captioning mode. To view captions, select
CC1, CC2, CC3, or CC4 (CC1 displays captions in the primary language
in your area).
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Function
Description
5. SYSTEM SETUP: Advanced menu
Monitor Out
Selecting On enables the function. The projector can output a VGA
signal when it is in standby mode and the COMPUTER 1 jack is
correctly connected to devices. See "Connection" on page 15 for how to
make the connection.
Standby
Settings
Audio Pass Through
The projector can play sound when it is in standby mode and the
corresponding jacks are correctly connected to devices. Press / to
choose the source that you wish to use. When you select Computer,
audio signal can only be fed into the AUDIO-IN jack. When you select
Video,S-Video, audio signal can only be fed into the AUDIO-IN L/R
jacks. There is no need to connect the audio cable when HDMI is
selected since the HDMI cable carries audio signal.
See "Connection" on page 15 for how to make the connection.
Enabling this function slightly increases the standby power
consumption.
Reset All
Settings
Returns all settings to the factory preset values.
The following settings will still remain: Phase, H. Size, User 1, User
2, Color Space Conversion, Projector Position, High Altitude Mode,
Security Settings and Baud Rate.
6. INFORMATION menu
Source
Shows the current signal source.
Picture Mode
Shows the selected mode in the PICTURE menu.
Current
System
Status
Resolution
Shows the native resolution of the input signal.
Color System
Shows input system format: NTSC, PAL, SECAM, YUV, or RGB.
Equivalent Lamp Hour
Displays the number of hours the lamp has been used.
Firmware Version
Shows the firmware version of your projector.
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Maintenance
Care of the projector
Your projector needs little maintenance. The only thing you need to do on a regular basis is
to keep the lens and case clean.
Never remove any parts of the projector except the lamp. Contact your dealer if other parts
need replacing.
Cleaning the lens
Clean the lens whenever you notice dirt or dust on the surface.
•
•
•
Use a canister of compressed air to remove dust.
If there is dirt or smears, use lens-cleaning paper or moisten a soft cloth with lens cleaner
and gently wipe the lens surface.
Never use any type of abrasive pad, alkaline/acid cleaner, scouring powder, or volatile
solvent, such as alcohol, benzene, thinner or insecticide. Using such materials or
maintaining prolonged contact with rubber or vinyl materials may result in damage to
the projector surface and cabinet material.
Cleaning the projector case
Before you clean the case, turn the projector off using the proper shutdown procedure as
described in "Shutting down the projector" on page 33 and unplug the power cord.
•
•
To remove dirt or dust, wipe the case with a soft, lint-free cloth.
To remove stubborn dirt or stains, moisten a soft cloth with water and a neutral pH
detergent. Then wipe the case.
Never use wax, alcohol, benzene, thinner or other chemical detergents. These can damage the
case.
Storing the projector
If you need to store the projector for an extended time, please follow the instructions below:
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•
•
•
Make sure the temperature and humidity of the storage area are within the
recommended range for the projector. Please refer to "Specifications" on page 52 or
consult your dealer about the range.
Retract the adjuster feet.
Remove the battery from the remote control.
Pack the projector in its original packing or equivalent.
Transporting the projector
It is recommended that you ship the projector with its original packing or equivalent. When
you carry the projector yourself, please use the original box or provided soft carry case.
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Lamp information
Getting to know the lamp hour
When the projector is in operation, the duration (in hours) of lamp usage is automatically
calculated by the built-in timer.
See "Setting Lamp Mode as Economic" below for more information on Economic mode.
To obtain the lamp hour information:
1.
Press MENU/EXIT and then press / to highlight the SYSTEM SETUP: Advanced
menu.
2.
Press to highlight Lamp Settings and press MODE/ENTER. The Lamp Settings page
displays.
3.
You will see the Equivalent Lamp Hour information displaying on the menu.
4.
To leave the menu, press MENU/EXIT.
You can also get the lamp hour information on the INFORMATION menu.
Extending lamp life
The projection lamp is a consumable item that normally can last up to 3000-4000 hours
with proper usage. To keep the lamp life as long as possible, you can do the following settings
via the OSD menu.
• Setting Lamp Mode as Economic
Using Economic mode reduces system noise and power consumption by 20%. If the
Economic mode is selected, the light output will be reduced and result in darker projected
pictures.
Setting the projector in Economic mode also extends the lamp operation life. To set
Economic mode, go into the SYSTEM SETUP: Advanced > Lamp Settings > Lamp Mode
menu and press / .
• Setting Auto Power Off
This function allows the projector to turn off automatically if no input signal is detected
after a set period of time to prevent unnecessary waste of lamp life.
To set Auto Power Off, go into the SYSTEM SETUP: Basic > Operation Settings > Auto
Power Off menu and press / . The time period can be set from 5 to 30 minutes in 5minute increments. If the preset time lengths are not suitable for your presentation, select
Disable. The projector will not automatically shut down in a certain time period.
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Timing of replacing the lamp
When the Lamp indicator lights up red or a message appears suggesting it is time to replace
the lamp, please install a new lamp or consult your dealer. An old lamp may cause a
malfunction in the projector and in some instances the lamp may explode.
Go to http://lamp.benq.com for a replacement lamp.
The LAMP indicator light and TEMPerature warning light will light up if the lamp becomes too
hot. Turn the power off and let the projector cool for 45 minutes. If the Lamp or Temp indicator
still lights up after turning the power back on, please contact your dealer. See "Indicators" on
page 50 for details.
The following Lamp warning displays will remind you to change the lamp.
Status
Install a new lamp for optimal performance. If the
projector is normally run with Economic selected
(See "Getting to know the lamp hour" on page 45),
you may continue to operate the projector until
the next hour lamp warning appears.
Message
Notice
Order Replacement Lamp
Lamp>XXXX Hours
Order a new lamp at lamp.benq.com
Press MODE/ENTER to dismiss the message.
OK
It is strongly recommended that you replace the
lamp at this age. The lamp is a consumable item.
The lamp brightness diminishes with use. This is
normal lamp behavior. You can replace the lamp
whenever you notice that the brightness level has
significantly diminished.
Notice
Replace Lamp Soon
Lamp>XXXX Hours
Order a new lamp at lamp.benq.com
Press MODE/ENTER to dismiss the message.
OK
Notice
Replace Lamp Now
Lamp>XXXX Hours
Lamp usage time exceeded
Order a new lamp at lamp.benq.com
OK
The lamp MUST be replaced before the projector
will operate normally.
Press MODE/ENTER to dismiss the message.
WARNING
Out of Lamp Usage Time
Replace lamp (refer to User Manual)
Then reset lamp timer
Order a new lamp at lamp.benq.com
OK
"XXXX" shown in the above messages are numbers that vary depending on different models.
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Replacing the lamp
•
To reduce the risk of electrical shock, always turn the projector off and disconnect the
power cord before changing the lamp.
•
To reduce the risk of severe burns, allow the projector to cool for at least 45 minutes
before replacing the lamp.
•
To reduce the risk of injuries to fingers and damage to internal components, use caution
when removing lamp glass that has shattered into sharp pieces.
•
To reduce the risk of injuries to fingers and/or compromising image quality by touching
the lens, do not touch the empty lamp compartment when the lamp is removed.
•
This lamp contains mercury. Consult your local hazardous waste regulations to dispose of
this lamp in a proper manner.
•
To assure optimal performance from the projector, it is recommended that you purchase a
qualified projector lamp for lamp replacement.
•
If lamp replacement is performed while the projector is suspended upside-down from the
ceiling, make sure that no one is underneath the lamp socket to avoid any possible injury
or damage to the human eyes caused by fractured lamp.
1.
2.
3.
Turn the power off and disconnect the projector from the power outlet. If the lamp is
hot, avoid burns by waiting for approximately 45 minutes until the lamp has cooled.
Loosen the screw that secures the lamp
cover on the side of the projector until the
lamp cover loosens.
Remove the lamp cover from the
projector.
•
Do not turn the power on with the lamp cover
removed.
•
Do not insert your fingers between the lamp
and the projector. The sharp edges inside the
projector may cause injuries.
4.
Disconnect the lamp connector from the
projector.
Loosen the screw that secures the lamp.
Lift the handle so that it stands up.
5.
6.
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1
2
1
2
3
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7.
Use the handle to slowly pull the lamp out of
the projector.
•
Pulling it too quickly may cause the lamp to break
and scatter broken glass in the projector.
•
Do not place the lamp in locations where water
might splash on it, children can reach it, or near
flammable materials.
•
Do not insert your hands into the projector after
the lamp is removed. If you touch the optical
components inside, it could cause color
unevenness and distortion of the projected
images.
8.
As shown in the figure, lower the new lamp.
9.
Reconnect the lamp connector to the
projector.
Tighten the screw that secures the lamp.
Ensure the handle is fully laid flat and locked
in place.
10.
11.
•
Loose screw may cause a bad connection, which
could result in malfunction.
•
Do not over tighten the screw.
12.
3
2
1
Replace the lamp cover on the projector.
2
2
1
13.
Loose screw may cause a bad connection, which
could result in malfunction.
•
Do not over tighten the screw.
14.
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Tighten the screw that secures the lamp cover.
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Connect the power and restart the projector.
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Do not turn the power on with the lamp cover removed.
Resetting the lamp timer
15. After the startup logo, open the On-Screen Display (OSD) menu. Go to the SYSTEM
SETUP: Advanced > Lamp Settings menu. Press MODE/ENTER. The Lamp Settings
page displays. Highlight Reset Lamp Timer. A warning message is displayed asking if
you want to reset the lamp timer. Highlight Reset and press MODE/ENTER. The lamp
time will be reset to “0”.
Do not reset if the lamp is not new or replaced as this could cause damage.
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Indicators
Light
Status & Description
Power events
Off
Off
Off
Off
Off
Off
Orange Stand-by mode.
Green
Powering up.
Flashing
Green Normal operation.
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Off
Off
Orange •
Flashing
•
The projector needs 90 seconds to cool down as it was
abnormally shut down without the normal cooling down
process.
The projector needs to cool for 90 seconds after the power
is turned off.
The projector has shut down automatically. If you try to restart the projector, it will shut down again. Please contact
your dealer for assistance.
Lamp events
Red
Off
Red
Off
Off
Red
Green
Orange
Red
Green
Red
Green
Red
Green
Red
Orange
Red
Red
Red
Red
Red
Red
Red
Red
Red
Red
Red
Green
Green
Orange
Orange The projector has shut down automatically. If you try to restart the projector, it will shut down again. Please contact your
Flashing
dealer for assistance.
1.
The projector needs 90 seconds to cool down. Or
Off
2.
Please contact your dealer for assistance.
Thermal events
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Maintenance
Off
Off
Off
Off
Orange
Orange The projector has shut down automatically. If you try to reRed
start the projector, it will shut down again. Please contact your
dealer for assistance.
Red
Green
Green
Off
Off
Off
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Troubleshooting
The projector does not turn on.
Cause
There is no power from the power
cord.
Attempting to turn the projector on
again during the cooling process.
Remedy
Plug the power cord into the AC power jack on
the projector, and plug the power cord into the
power outlet. If the power outlet has a switch,
make sure that it is switched on.
Wait until the cooling down process has
completed.
No picture
Cause
The video source is not turned on or
connected correctly.
The projector is not correctly
connected to the input signal device.
The input signal has not been
correctly selected.
The lens cover is still closed.
Remedy
Turn the video source on and check that the
signal cable is connected correctly.
Check the connection.
Select the correct input signal with the
SOURCE key on the projector or remote
control.
Open the lens cover.
Blurred image
Cause
The projection lens is not correctly
focused.
The projector and the screen are not
aligned properly.
The lens cover is still closed.
Remedy
Adjust the focus of the lens using the focus
ring.
Adjust the projection angle and direction as
well as the height of the projector if necessary.
Open the lens cover.
Remote control does not work
Cause
The battery is out of power.
There is an obstacle between the
remote control and the projector.
You are too far away from the
projector.
Remedy
Replace the battery with a new one.
Remove the obstacle.
Stand within 8 meters (26 feet) of the
projector.
The password is incorrect
Cause
You do not remember the password.
Remedy
Please see "Entering the password recall
procedure" on page 22 for details.
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Specifications
Projector specifications
All specifications are subject to change without notice.
Optical
Control
Resolution
800 x 600 SVGA
Display system
1-CHIP DMD
Lens F/Number
F = 2.57-2.65
Lamp
190 W lamp
RS-232 serial control
9 pin x 1
IR receiver x 1
USB port (Mini-B x 1)
Electrical
Power supply
AC100–240V, 3.0 A, 50-60 Hz (Automatic)
Power consumption
280 W (Max); < 1 W (Standby)
Mechanical
Weight
2.5 Kg (5.5 lbs)
Output terminals
RGB output
D-Sub 15-pin (female) x 1
Speaker
(Stereo) 2 watt x 1
Audio signal output
PC audio jack x 1
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Specifications
Input terminals
Computer input
RGB input
D-Sub 15-pin (female) x 2
Video signal input
S-VIDEO
Mini DIN 4-pin port x 1
VIDEO
RCA jack x 1
SD/HDTV signal input
Analog - Component RCA jack x 3
(through RGB input)
Digital - HDMI V1.3 x 1
Audio signal input
Audio in
PC audio jack x 1
RCA audio jack (L/R) x 2
Environmental Requirements
Operating temperature
0°C–40°C at sea level
Operating relative humidity
10%–90% (without condensation)
Operating altitude
0–1499 m at 0°C–35°C
1500–3000 m at 0°C–30°C (with
High Altitude Mode on)
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Dimensions
287.3 mm (W) x 114.4 mm (H) x 232.6 mm (D)
287.3
232.6
114.4
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Ceiling mount installation
207.6
Ceiling Mount screw:
M4 x 8 (Max L = 8 mm)
77
76.5
34.5
Unit: mm
199.6
364.40
397.90
445.95
78
83.38
141.88
123.0
232.6
287.3
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Timing chart
Supported timing for PC input
Resolution
640 x 480
720 x 400
800 x 600
1024 x 768
1152 x 864
1280 x 768
1024 x 576
1024 x 600
1280 x 800
1280 x 1024
1280 x 960
1440 x 900
1400 x 1050
1600 x 1200
1680 x 1050
640 x 480@67Hz
832 x 624@75Hz
1024 x 768@75Hz
1152 x 870@75Hz
Mode
Vertical
Frequency
(Hz)
Horizontal
Frequency
(kHz)
Pixel
Frequency
(MHz)
59.940
72.809
75.000
85.008
70.087
56.25
60.317
72.188
75.000
85.061
31.469
37.861
37.500
43.269
31.469
35.156
37.879
48.077
46.875
53.674
25.175
31.500
31.500
36.000
28.3221
36
40.000
50.000
49.500
56.250
VGA_60
VGA_72
VGA_75
VGA_85
720 x 400_70
SVGA_56
SVGA_60*
SVGA_72
SVGA_75
SVGA_85
SVGA_120**
(Reduce Blanking)
XGA_60*
XGA_70
XGA_75
XGA_85
XGA_120** (Reduce
Blanking)
1152 x 864_75
1280 x 768_60
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Timing
BenQ Notebook
Timing
WXGA_60*
WXGA_75
WXGA_85
WXGA_120**
(Reduce Blanking)
SXGA_60***
SXGA_75
SXGA_85
1280 x 960_60***
1280 x 960_85
WXGA+_60***
SXGA+_60***
UXGA
1680x1050_60
MAC13
MAC16
MAC19
MAC21
119.854
77.425
83.000
60.004
70.069
75.029
84.997
48.363
56.476
60.023
68.667
65.000
75.000
78.750
94.500
119.989
97.551
115.5
75
59.87
67.5
47.776
108
79.5
60.0
35.820
46.966
64.995
41.467
51.419
59.810
74.934
84.880
49.702
62.795
71.554
83.500
106.500
122.500
119.909
101.563
146.25
60.020
75.025
85.024
60.000
85.002
59.887
59.978
60.000
59.954
66.667
74.546
75.020
75.06
63.981
79.976
91.146
60.000
85.938
55.935
65.317
75.000
65.29
35.000
49.722
60.241
68.68
108.000
135.000
157.500
108
148.500
106.500
121.750
162.000
146.25
30.240
57.280
80.000
100.00
*Supported timing for non-3D and 3D signal with Frame Sequential and Top-Bottom format.
**Supported timing for non-3D and 3D signal with Frame Sequential format.
***Supported timing for non-3D and 3D signal with Top-Bottom format.
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Supported timing for HDMI (HDCP) input
Resolution
640 x 480
720 x 400
800 x 600
1024 x 768
1152 x 864
1280 x 768
1024 x 576@60Hz
1024 x 600@65Hz
1280 x 800
1280 x 1024
1280 x 960
1360 x 768
1440 x 900
1400 x 1050
1600 x 1200
1680 x 1050
640 x 480@67Hz
832 x 624@75Hz
1024 x 768@75Hz
1152 x 870@75Hz
Mode
VGA_60
VGA_72
VGA_75
VGA_85
720 x 400_70
SVGA_60*
SVGA_72
SVGA_75
SVGA_85
SVGA_120**
(Reduce Blanking)
XGA_60*
XGA_70
XGA_75
XGA_85
XGA_120**
(Reduce Blanking)
1152 x 864_75
1280 x 768_60
BenQ Notebook
Timing
BenQ Notebook
Timing
WXGA_60*
WXGA_75
WXGA_85
WXGA_120**
(Reduce Blanking)
SXGA_60***
SXGA_75
SXGA_85
1280 x 960_60***
1280 x 960_85
1360 x 768_60***
WXGA+_60***
SXGA+_60***
UXGA
1680x1050_60
MAC13
MAC16
MAC19
MAC21
Vertical
Frequency
(Hz)
Horizontal
Frequency
(kHz)
Pixel
Frequency
(MHz)
59.940
72.809
75.000
85.008
70.087
60.317
72.188
75.000
85.061
31.469
37.861
37.500
43.269
31.469
37.879
48.077
46.875
53.674
25.175
31.500
31.500
36.000
28.3221
40.000
50.000
49.500
56.250
119.854
77.425
83.000
60.004
70.069
75.029
84.997
48.363
56.476
60.023
68.667
65.000
75.000
78.750
94.500
119.989
97.551
115.5
75
59.87
67.5
47.776
108
79.5
60.00
35.820
46.996
64.995
41.467
51.419
59.810
74.934
84.880
49.702
62.795
71.554
83.500
106.500
122.500
119.909
101.563
146.25
60.020
75.025
85.024
60.000
85.002
60.015
59.887
59.978
60.000
59.954
66.667
74.546
75.020
75.06
63.981
79.976
91.146
60.000
85.938
47.712
55.935
65.317
75.000
65.290
35.000
49.722
60.241
68.68
108.000
135.000
157.500
108
148.500
85.500
106.500
121.750
162.000
146.250
30.240
57.280
80.000
100.00
*Supported timing for non-3D and 3D signal with Frame Sequential and Top-Bottom format.
**Supported timing for non-3D and 3D signal with Frame Sequential format.
***Supported timing for non-3D and 3D signal with Top-Bottom format.
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Timing
Resolution
Vertical
Frequency
(Hz)
Horizontal
Frequency
(kHz)
Pixel
Frequency
(MHz)
Remark
480i**
480p
576i
576p
720/50p
720/60p
1080/50i
1080/60i
1080/24P
1080/25P
1080/30P
1080/50P
1080/60P
720 x 480
720 x 480
720 x 576
720 x 576
1280 x 720
1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
59.94
59.94
50
50
50
60
50
60
24
25
30
50
60
15.73
31.47
15.63
31.25
37.5
45.00
28.13
33.75
27
28.13
33.75
56.25
67.5
27
27
27
27
74.25
74.25
74.25
74.25
74.25
74.25
74.25
148.5
148.5
HDMI only
HDMI only
HDMI/DVI
HDMI/DVI
HDMI/DVI
HDMI/DVI
HDMI/DVI
HDMI/DVI
HDMI/DVI
HDMI/DVI
HDMI/DVI
HDMI/DVI
HDMI/DVI
Displaying a 1080i(1125i)@60Hz or 1080i(1125i)@50Hz signal may result in slight image
vibration.
**Supported timing for non-3D and 3D signal with Frame Sequential format.
Supported timing for Component-YPbPr input
Timing
Resolution
480i**
480p
576i
576p
720/50p
720/60p
1080/50i
1080/60i
1080/24P
1080/25P
1080/30P
1080/50P
1080/60P
720 x 480
720 x 480
720 x 576
720 x 576
1280 x 720
1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
Vertical
Horizontal
Pixel Frequency
Frequency (Hz) Frequency (kHz)
(MHz)
59.94
59.94
50
50
50
60
50
60
24
25
30
50
60
15.73
31.47
15.63
31.25
37.5
45.00
28.13
33.75
27
28.13
33.75
56.25
67.5
13.5
27
13.5
27
74.25
74.25
74.25
74.25
74.25
74.25
74.25
148.5
148.5
Displaying a 1080i(1125i)@60Hz or 1080i(1125i)@50Hz signal may result in slight image
vibration.
**Supported timing for non-3D and 3D signal with Frame Sequential format.
Supported timing for Video and S-Video inputs
Video mode
Horizontal
Frequency (kHz)
Vertical Frequency
(Hz)
Color sub-carrier
Frequency (MHz)
NTSC**
PAL
SECAM
PAL-M
PAL-N
PAL-60
NTSC4.43
15.73
15.63
15.63
15.73
15.63
15.73
15.73
60
50
50
60
50
60
60
3.58
4.43
4.25 or 4.41
3.58
3.58
4.43
4.43
**Supported timing for non-3D and 3D signal with Frame Sequential format.
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Warranty and Copyright information
Limited warranty
BenQ warrants this product against any defects in material and workmanship, under normal
usage and storage.
Proof of purchase date will be required with any warranty claim. In the event this product is
found to be defective within the warranty period, BenQ's only obligation and your exclusive
remedy shall be replacement of any defective parts (labor included). To obtain warranty
service, immediately notify the dealer from which you purchased the product of any defects.
Important: The above warranty shall be void if the customer fails to operate the product in
accordance with BenQ's written instructions, especially the ambient humidity must be inbetween 10% and 90%, temperature in-between 0°C and 35°C, altitude lower than 4920
feet, and avoiding to operate the projector in a dusty environment. This warranty gives you
specific legal rights, and you may have other rights which vary from country to country.
For other information, please visit www.BenQ.com.
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Patents
This BenQ projector is covered by the following patents:
U.S. patents 6,837,608; 7,275,834; 7,181,318. TW patents 202690; 205470; I228635; I259932.
China patents ( 中国发明专利 ) ZL01143168.7; ZL03119907.0; ZL200510051609.2
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