HP ep7100 Series User's Manual

HP ep7100 Series Home Cinema
Digital Projector
User’s Guide
© Copyright 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
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Hewlett-Packard Company
Digital Projection and Imaging
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Corvallis, OR 97330
First Edition July 2004
Contents
1 Setting up
Safety precautions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
What’s in the box? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Identifying common features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Projector at a glance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Projector buttons and lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Back panel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Remote control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Setting up the projector. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Planning your layout. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Connecting power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Connecting a video source . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Connecting a sound system. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Connecting several video sources. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Connecting a computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Turning the projector on and off. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Turning the projector on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Turning the projector off. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Moving the projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Making basic adjustments. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Selecting a source . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Aiming the projector. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Adjusting the focus and zoom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Changing the picture mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Adjusting the shape of the picture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
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Adjusting a slanted picture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Adjusting the volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
2 Showing video
Showing the video source . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Hiding or showing the picture. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Showing a computer screen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
3 Adjusting the projector
Adjusting the picture and sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Adjusting the picture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Adjusting the sound. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Adjusting the projector setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the on-screen menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Changing settings using the on-screen menu . . . . . .
Input menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Picture menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Sound menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Setup menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Help menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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4 Maintaining the projector
Getting the projector status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Cleaning the projector lens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Replacing the lamp module. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Replacing the battery in the remote control . . . . . . . . . . .
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5 Installing permanently
Installing the projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing on a table . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing on the ceiling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing for rear projection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting to a room controller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Serial connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Examples of room controller commands . . . . . . . . . . 48
Room controller commands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
6 Fixing problems
Troubleshooting suggestions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Warning light problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Start-up problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Picture problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Sound problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Interruption problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Remote control problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Testing the projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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7 Support and warranty
Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Contacting HP support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Obtaining HP repair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Limited warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HP digital projector limited warranty statement. . . . .
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8 Reference
Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Safety information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
LED safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Mercury safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Regulatory information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
U.S.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Canada . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Japan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Korea. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
International . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Index
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Setting up
Safety precautions
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WARNING: Read and observe these precautions and all others in this manual to
reduce the risk of injury and equipment damage.
Do not look directly into the lens when the lamp is on.
Do not expose the projector to rain or moisture, and do not use it near water.
Keep paper, plastic, and combustible material at least 0.5 m (2 ft) away from
the projector lens and exhaust vents.
Do not allow liquid, food, or small objects to get inside the projector. If
material gets inside the projector, contact HP for assistance.
Do not put anything on top of the projector. Do not place any liquids where
they might spill on the projector.
Do not block any vents on the projector. Do not place the projector near any
source of heat, such as a radiator or amplifier.
Use only an approved power cord rated for the voltage and current marked
on the product label. Do not overload any outlet or extension cord. Do not
circumvent the grounding prong on the power cord.
Route all cables so they are not located where people can step on them or trip
on them.
Place the projector flat on its base on a sturdy surface or on an HP ceiling
mount. Do not stand the projector on its front surface.
Do not touch the lens with your fingers. See “Cleaning the projector lens” on
page 43. Use a soft, dry cloth to clean the projector case.
Do not open the projector except as instructed by this manual, and only after
allowing the projector to cool down.
If the projector is damaged in any way, contact HP for assistance.
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What’s in the box?
Before setting up your projector, be sure your shipping box includes the
following items. If the shipping box does not contain any of the following items,
contact HP.
you open the box and remove the contents, save the box in case you
must ship the projector.
✎ After
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Identifying the contents of the box
Item
Function
1
Projector
Displays images.
2
Remote control (includes two AAA
batteries)
Controls projector.
3
SCART-to-S-Video adapter
Connects a SCART source output
to an S-video or composite-video
cable.
only with certain
✎ Included
models.
4
DVI-to-VGA adapter
Connects a VGA cable to the DVI
port on the projector.
only with certain
✎ Included
models.
5
User Guide package
Contains documentation for the
setup and use of the projector.
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Quick Setup Guide
Provides instructions to help get
started.
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S-video cable
Connects an S-video source to
the projector.
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Power cord
Connects projector to power
source.
9
Composite-video/audio cable
Connects a device with RCA
composite-video output.
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Setting up
Identifying common features
Projector at a glance
Identifying major components
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Item
Function
1
Button panel
Contains control buttons and
indicator lights.
2
Infrared port
Receives signals from the remote
control.
3
Lens cover
Protects the lens.
4
Lens
Projects the image.
5
Tilt lever
Levels the projector.
6
Base
Supports the projector.
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Projector buttons and lights
Identifying the projector buttons and lights
Item
Function
1
Focus ring
Focuses at distance of 1 to 10 m (3
to 33 ft).
2
Zoom ring
Enlarges picture size from 100% to
116%.
3
Source button
Displays picture from the next input
port.
4
Picture mode button
Selects the next picture and color
combination—can be customized.
5
Menu button
Opens or closes the on-screen
projector menu.
6
Navigation buttons: up, down, left,
right, and ok
Select items in the projector menu.
7
Volume adjustment
Raises or lowers the sound level.
8
Keystone adjustment
Adjusts picture to eliminate slanted
sides.
9
Hide button
Blanks picture, mutes speaker.
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Identifying the projector buttons and lights (Continued)
Item
Function
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Power button
Turns the projector on or off.
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Lamp indicator light
Warns if the lamp is bad.
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Temperature indicator light
Warns if the projector is too hot.
Back panel
Identifying back panel components
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Item
Function
DVI input port
Connects DVI video source. Also
supports computer video source.
only on certain
✎ Available
models.
2
S-video input port
Connects S-video source.
3
Serial port
Connects a room controller.
only on certain
✎ Available
models.
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Identifying back panel components (Continued)
Item
Function
4
Composite-video input port
Connects composite-video source.
5
Power cord socket
Connects power cord to projector.
6
Component-video input port
(YPbPr)
Connects component-video source.
7
Audio-in port
Connects stereo audio source.
8
Service port
For service use only.
Remote control
using the remote control, install two AAA batteries. See “Replacing
the battery in the remote control” on page 45.
✎ Before
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Identifying features of the remote control
Item
Function
1
Power button
Turns the projector on or off.
2
Keystone adjustment
Adjusts the picture to eliminate
slanted sides.
3
Source button
Displays picture from the next input
port.
4
Picture mode button
Selects the next picture and color
combination—can be customized.
5
Menu button
Opens or closes the on-screen
projector menu.
6
Navigation buttons: up, down, left,
right, and ok
Select items in the projector menu.
7
Volume adjustment
Raises or lowers the sound level.
8
Mute button
Turns sound on or off.
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Hide button
Blanks picture, mutes speaker.
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Infrared lens
Sends signal from the remote
control to the projector.
Accessories
Enjoy more from your home theater with HP projector accessories. You can
purchase accessories at http://www.hp.com or through your projector dealer.
■ HP ceiling mount kit—enables you to simply and discreetly install your
projector on the ceiling.
■ HP mobile screens with built-in handles—designed to be easy to carry and
set up anywhere you need them.
■ HP power cables—allow you to connect in any region.
■ HP cables—allow you to connect all audio-video equipment.
■ HP replacement lamp—brings your projector up to factory-fresh brightness.
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Setting up the projector
Planning your layout
Consider the following suggestions when planning your room layout:
■ Select the projector and screen positions and the screen size according to
your room layout and the distance chart below. The zoom control on the
projector gives you some flexibility.
■ Be sure the projector is centered on the screen and perpendicular to it.
Otherwise, the picture might look lopsided.
■ For the best picture, consider purchasing a quality projection screen. Some
screens are designed for wide-angle viewing, while others are designed to
concentrate brightness in the center. A flat surface colored white or light
gray will also give acceptable results.
■ For the most comfortable viewing, center your seating around the projection
line-of-sight. Depending on the screen material, viewing from far off center
might be unsatisfactory.
■ The best viewing distance is roughly the same distance from the screen as
the projector, but personal preferences vary widely.
■ If possible, place the bottom of the screen slightly above the level of the
projector. Or you can mount the projector upside down on the ceiling (see
“Installing on the ceiling” on page 47).
■ Design the room so you can control the ambient light. Most people prefer
viewing with minimal lighting, but you can have acceptable results if you
limit ambient light on the screen. Bright room lighting might cause a
washed-out picture.
■ The most common video source is a DVD player, but sources can also
include devices, such as an audio/video receiver, VCR, hard disk video
recorder, video gaming device, or satellite receiver.
■ Depending on your personal setup, try to locate devices to minimize the
lengths of cables connecting them to the projector. If any cable is more than
3 m (10 ft), consider using high-quality, low-loss cables for best video and
audio quality.
■ For the ultimate home-theater experience, consider including a 5.1 surround
sound system, such as a Dolby Digital system. This system has five speakers
and a subwoofer.
■ For an external sound system, see the following diagram for a possible
speaker layout. Place all front speakers at the same distance from the
listener. Place the subwoofer near a wall or corner. Place surround speakers
at least as high as the listener’s head. Experiment with the speaker
placement.
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best picture quality, place the projector 1.5 to 5 m (5 to 16 ft) from the
screen.
✎ For
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Image size relative to distance from the screen—ep7110 series
Image size (diagonal)
Image size (width)
Distance (lens to screen)
(inches)
(meters)
(inches)
(meters)
(inches)
(meters)
30
0.8
24
0.6
41 to 48
1.1 to 1.2
40
1.0
32
0.8
55 to 64
1.4 to 1.6
60
1.5
48
1.2
83 to 96
2.1 to 2.4
80
2.0
64
1.6
110 to 128
2.8 to 3.3
100
2.5
80
2.0
138 to 160
3.5 to 4.1
120
3.0
96
2.4
166 to 192
4.2 to 4.9
150
3.8
120
3.0
207 to 240
5.3 to 6.1
180
4.6
144
3.7
248 to 288
6.3 to 7.3
200
5.1
160
4.1
276 to 320
7.0 to 8.1
240
6.1
192
4.9
331 to 384
8.4 to 9.8
270
6.9
216
5.5
372 to 396
9.5 to 10.0
Image size relative to distance from the screen—ep7120 series
Image size (diagonal)
Image size (width)
Distance (lens to screen)
(inches)
(meters)
(inches)
(meters)
(inches)
(meters)
30
0.8
24
0.6
43 to 50
1.1 to 1.3
40
1.0
32
0.8
58 to 67
1.5 to 1.7
60
1.5
48
1.2
87 to 101
2.2 to 2.6
80
2.0
64
1.6
116 to 134
2.9 to 3.4
100
2.5
80
2.0
145 to 168
3.7 to 4.3
120
3.0
96
2.4
174 to 202
4.4 to 5.1
150
3.8
120
3.0
217 to 252
5.5 to 6.4
180
4.6
144
3.7
261 to 302
6.6 to 7.7
200
5.1
160
4.1
290 to 336
7.4 to 8.5
240
6.1
192
4.9
348 to 400
8.8 to 10.0
270
6.9
216
5.5
391 to 400
9.9 to 10.0
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Connecting power
1. Place the projector on a stable platform located 1 to 10 m (3 to 33 ft) in front
of the screen. Ideally, the platform should be lower than the bottom of the
screen.
2. Connect one end of the power cord to the back of the projector 1 and the
other end to a grounded electrical outlet 2.
If you want to permanently install the projector on the ceiling or behind the
screen, see “Installing the projector” on page 47.
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Connecting a video source
Many video devices have more than one type of output port. When you connect
the device to the projector, choose the connection that provides the best picture
quality. Relative picture qualities are indicated by stars in the following diagram.
If you have several video sources, you can connect them to the different ports, or
you can connect them to an audio/video receiver and connect the receiver to the
projector (see “Connecting several video sources” on page 26).
Only the S-video and composite-video cables shown in the following sections are
included with the projector. A DVI port is available only on certain models.
you already have a home theater system with a TV, you can probably
the projector in place of the TV as the viewing device.
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Connecting a component-video source
Examples: Cable box, DVD player, satellite receiver, and audio-video receiver
Requires:
■ Component-video cable
DVD players and other high-quality video devices provide
component video output. The three RCA connectors might be labeled
✎ ■ Many
YPbPr or YCbCr.
■ If possible, configure the video source to use progressive scan output,
such as 480p, 575p, or 720p. For additional information, refer to the
user documentation provided with the video source.
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Connecting an S-video source
Examples: DVD players, VCRs, cable boxes, camcorders, and video gaming
devices
Requires:
■ S-video cable
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Connecting a composite-video source
Examples: VCRs, DVD players, audio-video receivers, and video gaming
devices
Requires:
■ Composite-video cable
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Connecting a DVI source
The DVI port is available only on certain models.
Examples: Cable boxes, satellite receivers, and some computers
Requires:
■ DVI cable
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Connecting a SCART source
Examples: VCRs and DVD players
Requires:
■ S-video cable (or composite-video cable if source does not provide S-video
output)
■ S-video-to-SCART adapter (included with certain models)
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Connecting a sound system
For best home theater sound, connect the audio output of your video source
directly to a stereo or surround sound system (connection 1 in the following
illustration). Refer to the instructions provided with your video device.
However, in some situations, you might want to use a simpler setup that uses the
single speaker built into the projector (connection 2 in the following
illustration).
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Connecting several video sources
If you have several video sources, connect them to an audio/video receiver or
switch box, then connect the video output from the receiver or switch box to the
projector using the highest quality connection available. Also connect the audio
outputs from all sources to the receiver, switch box, or sound system.
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Connecting a computer
If your projector has a DVI port, you can connect a computer to the projector and
show the computer display on the screen. This requires a DVI-to-VGA adapter
(included with the projector) and a VGA cable (not provided).
Requires:
■ DVI-to-VGA adapter
■ VGA cable
See “Showing a computer screen” on page 35.
the computer display does not appear on the projector, you might have to
✎ Ifpress
a combination of keys on the computer to turn on the computer’s
VGA output. For example, on some computers you must press Fn+F4 or
Fn+F5. For instructions, refer to the user documentation provided with your
computer.
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Turning the projector on and off
Turning the projector on
1. Be sure the power cord is connected.
2. Open the lens by sliding the lens cover 1 to the left.
3. Press the power button 2 on the projector or on the remote control.
The projector takes a minute or so to warm up. The power button blinks
during warm-up.
for parts of the projector and the air coming out of the projector
✎ Ittolightisbenormal
very warm. If the projector starts to overheat, the temperature warning
will turn on and the projector will shut down.
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Turning the projector off
1. Press the power button on the projector or remote control to turn off the
projector. Do not hold the button down.
The power button blinks during the cool-down period, then the projector
turns off. Even though the projector is off, it uses a small amount of power
internally.
2. If you want, disconnect video and audio equipment from the projector during
the cool-down period or after the power button stops blinking.
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CAUTION: Do not disconnect power until the projector has cooled down (the fan stops)
and the power button stops blinking. Otherwise, you might shorten the life of the lamp.
3. If you must unplug or remove the projector, wait until the power light stops
blinking, then unplug the power cord.
If you try to turn on the projector again during the cool-down period, it will not
turn on. Wait until the cool-down period ends and the power button stops
blinking.
Moving the projector
When moving the projector:
■ Allow the projector to cool down before moving it. Then disconnect all
cables.
■ Avoid bumps and jolts. Use a padded container when possible.
■ Observe temperature and humidity limits (see “Specifications” on page 71).
If the projector is cold, allow it to warm gradually to avoid condensation.
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Making basic adjustments
This section provides instructions for making basic adjustments to the projector.
Selecting a source
If the picture from your video source does not appear on the screen, you can
quickly select the correct source.
■ Press the source button one or more times—until you see the picture or you
see the name of the video port where the source is connected.
You should also be sure the video source is turned on and playing video.
Aiming the projector
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To raise or lower the projected picture on the screen, tilt the projector body
on the base 1.
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To level the picture on the screen, move the handle on the adjustable foot 2.
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Adjusting the focus and zoom
1. Rotate the focus ring until the image becomes clear. The projector can be
focused at distances of 1 to 10 m (3 to 33 ft).
2. Rotate the zoom ring to adjust the picture size from 100 to 116%.
If the picture does not fit the screen, you might have to move the projector closer
to or farther away from the screen.
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Changing the picture mode
When you are showing video from a video source, you can quickly choose a
different picture mode to make adjustments to the picture. Picture modes can
control properties such as color and size. They let you easily choose the best
settings for ambient lighting and the type of video content (see “Adjusting the
picture” on page 37).
■ Press the picture mode button one or more times to select the picture mode
that gives the best picture.
You can also customize the picture modes so they are best for your video sources:
1. Press the picture mode button to select the picture mode you want to adjust.
2. Press menu and go to Picture > Customize picture mode.
3. Adjust the settings until you are satisfied with the picture.
4. Press menu to close the on-screen menu.
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Adjusting the shape of the picture
Depending on the type of video source you are viewing, the picture might or
might not always look correct or fit on the screen:
■ If the active video device sends widescreen output to the projector, press
menu, go to Picture > Shape settings, and set Widescreen input to Yes.
See 1 in the following diagram.
■ If the video device sends standard output, set Widescreen input to No.
you show widescreen pictures on a wide projection screen, a standard
might not fit on the screen. One solution is to change the current
✎ Ifpicture
picture mode so it makes a smaller picture. Press menu, go to Picture >
Customize picture mode, and set Stretch to Reduced. See 2 in the
following diagram.
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Adjusting a slanted picture
If the projector is tilted up or down, the sides of the picture on the screen might
slant in or out, even though the top and bottom are level. Keystone adjustment
corrects this problem:
■ Press the keystone adjustment on the projector or on the remote control until
the picture looks correct.
You can also make the keystone adjustment in the on-screen menu. Press menu,
and go to Picture > Shape settings > Keystone to adjust the picture.
the top and bottom of the picture slant in different directions, move the
✎ Ifprojector
until it is straight in front of the screen, not off to one side.
Adjusting the volume
You can control the volume of the projector’s speakers:
■ To change the volume of the projector’s speakers, press the volume
adjustment on the projector or remote control.
■ To turn the sound on or off, press the mute button on the remote control, or
press menu, go to Input > Mute, and mute the sound.
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Showing video
Showing the video source
1. Be sure the video device is connected to the projector and turned on. See
“Connecting a video source” on page 19.
2. Be sure the projector is set up, turned on, and adjusted. See “Making basic
adjustments” on page 30.
3. Press the source button on the projector or remote control one or more times
to select the input port where the device is connected.
4. Use the controls on the video device to start and control the show.
If you want to adjust the picture, see “Changing the picture mode” on page 32.
Hiding or showing the picture
1. Press the hide button on the projector or remote control to blank the picture
and turn off the projector speakers. This does not affect the video source,
which continues playing.
2. Press any button to show the picture again and turn on the projector speakers.
Showing a computer screen
If your projector has a DVI port, you can show the computer display on the
screen.
1. Be sure the computer is connected to the projector and turned on. See
“Connecting a computer” on page 27.
2. Be sure the projector is set up, turned on, and adjusted. See “Making basic
adjustments” on page 30.
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3. Press the source button on the projector or remote control one or more times
to select the DVI port.
4. If the computer display is not shown on the projector, you might have to turn
on the computer’s video output port. For example, some computers require
you to press a key combination, such as Fn+F4 or Fn+F5. See the user
documentation provided with your computer.
If you want to adjust the picture, see “Changing the picture mode” on page 32.
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Adjusting the picture and sound
Adjusting the picture
The on-screen menu provides many settings that allow you to fine-tune the
picture.
1. Press menu, and go to Picture.
2. Change the picture adjustments as needed.
From the Picture menu, you can change many picture options, such as
brightness, contrast, and picture shape, as well as customize the picture
modes.
To get descriptions for all available picture adjustments, see “Picture menu” on
page 39.
✎ To exit from any on-screen menu or adjustment, press the menu button.
Adjusting the sound
1. Press menu, and go to Sound.
2. Set the sound adjustments.
From the Sound menu, you can adjust sound settings, such as mute, volume,
and speaker operation.
To get descriptions for all available audio adjustments, see “Sound menu” on
page 41.
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Adjusting the projector setup
1. Press menu, and go to Setup.
2. Set the setup adjustments as needed.
From the Setup menu, you can select settings, such as menu language,
projector position, and menu timeout.
To get descriptions for all available setup adjustments, see “Setup menu” on
page 41.
Using the on-screen menu
Changing settings using the on-screen menu
You can change the on-screen menu settings with the buttons on either the
projector or the remote control.
1. Press menu on the projector or remote control. This displays the on-screen
menu.
2. Press up or down to highlight the desired menu icon, then press right
to move into that menu.
3. Press up or down to highlight that setting, then press ok to begin
adjusting the setting.
4. Press left or right , or press up or down , to adjust the setting, as
prompted.
5. Press ok to return to the menu.
6. To go to a different menu, press left and select a menu.
7. To close the on-screen menu, press menu.
If you do nothing for a period of time, the on-screen menu closes. To change the
amount of time until the on-screen menu closes, press menu and select Setup >
Timeout for menu.
✎ To exit from any on-screen menu or adjustment, press the menu button.
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Input menu
For a visual aid, see “Back panel” on page 12.
Input menu
Component
Shows the source connected to the component-video
port (YPbPr).
S-Video
Shows the source connected to the S-video port.
Composite
Shows the source connected to the composite-video
port.
DVI
Shows the source connected to the DVI port (available
only on certain models).
Picture menu
Some picture adjustments are available only when certain input ports are in use.
Unavailable adjustments are shown in gray in the on-screen menu.
Picture menu
Color settings...
Adjusts the picture and colors.
Brightness
Brightens or darkens the picture.
Contrast
Sets the difference between light and dark areas.
Sharpness
Sharpens or softens the picture.
Color saturation
Adjusts the intensity of colors.
Tint
Shifts colors toward red or green.
Color space
For certain component inputs, selects the type of color
standard used by the source.
Reset color settings
Restores these color settings to their default settings.
Shape settings...
Adjusts the shape of the picture.
Keystone
Corrects the slanted sides of the picture. This
compensates for a projector that is too high or low
relative to the screen.
Reset keystone
Resets the keystone correction to zero (no correction).
Widescreen input
Sets whether a widescreen (16:9) input device is in use.
Adjusts the height of the picture accordingly.
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VGA settings...
Adjusts settings for a computer input.
Auto-sync
Resynchronizes the projector to the input signal. This
can compensate for any change in the signal.
Frequency
Adjusts the timing of the projector relative to the
computer.
Tracking
Adjusts the phase of the projector relative to the
computer.
Vertical offset
Adjusts the picture up or down within the projection area.
Horizontal offset
Adjusts the picture left or right within the projection area.
Picture Mode
Adjusts color and picture settings to one of several
combinations designed for different types of viewing
situations. You can use a different picture mode for each
source or each viewing environment. You can also
customize each picture mode.
Customize picture
mode...
Changes settings associated with the current picture
mode.
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Picture enhancement
Refines the color, lightness, and other characteristics of
the picture.
Color temperature
Shifts colors toward red or blue.
Stretch
Selects how the picture fits on the screen:
■ Best fit automatically fits the picture without stretching
it.
■ 1-to-1 shows each picture dot as one projected dot.
■ Reduced fits a standard-shape picture onto a
widescreen projection screen.
Picture shift
Moves the picture within the projection area. This is
useful if you are viewing a picture that is smaller than the
full projection area, such as a widescreen movie.
Reset picture shift
Resets the picture shift to zero (centered).
Reset this picture
mode
Restores the current picture mode to its default settings.
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Sound menu
Sound menu
Mute
Turns off the projector’s speaker.
Volume
Adjusts the loudness of the speakers.
Internal speakers
Sets whether the internal speakers are turned on.
Reset sound settings
Restores sound settings to their default settings.
Setup menu
Setup menu
Language
Selects the language used by the on-screen menu.
Projector position
Adjusts the picture to match the orientation of the
projector: upright or upside-down, in front of or behind
the screen. Inverts or reverses the image accordingly.
Timeout for menu
Sets how many seconds the on-screen menu waits for
input before it closes.
DVI compatibility
Sets the configuration of DVI port. If a computer
connected to the DVI port always projects a
low-resolution image, use VGA only.
Reset lamp hours
For a new lamp, resets the hours of use.
Reset all settings
Restores all menu settings to factory default settings.
Help menu
Help
Displays information and status for the projector.
Diagnostics...
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and the remote control.
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Getting the projector status
To get the projector status, press the menu button on the projector or remote
control and go to Help. This screen shows information and status for the
projector.
Cleaning the projector lens
You can clean the front lens of the projector using the following
recommendations. You cannot clean any of the internal surfaces.
■ To minimize the risk of damaging or scratching the lens surface, blow dust
particles off the lens with clean, dry, deionized air.
■ If this method does not work, use the following method:
a. Wipe the lens in a single direction with a clean, dry cloth. Do not wipe
back and forth across the lens.
b. If the cloth is dirty or smears the lens, wash the cloth. If the cloth is still
dirty after washing it or the fabric is damaged, replace it.
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Cleaning requires special consideration:
Do not spray any type of fluid or cleaner directly on the lens surface.
Cleaners might damage the lens.
■ Do not use fabric softener when washing a cleaning cloth or softener
sheets when drying the cloth. Chemicals on the cloth might damage the
surface of the lens.
■ Do not store a cleaning cloth in contact with the lens for a long time
because doing so contaminates the lens with dye from the cloth. The cloth
can be contaminated if left in the open air.
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Replacing the lamp module
As the projector operates over time, the brightness of the projector lamp
gradually decreases and the lamp becomes more susceptible to breakage. You can
install a new lamp at any time to bring the projector up to factory-fresh
brightness. We recommend replacing the lamp if a warning message is displayed.
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Replacing the lamp module requires special consideration:
To reduce the risk of injury, be careful when removing the lamp module as
broken glass might be present. For a ceiling installation, wear goggles and
gloves when removing the lamp module. If the lamp is broken, contact HP
about repairs that might be required due to glass fragments.
■ The lamp contains a small amount of mercury. If the lamp breaks,
adequately ventilate the area where the breakage occurred. Disposal of
this lamp might be regulated due to environmental considerations. For
disposal or recycling information, contact your local authorities or the
Electronic Industries Alliance at http://www.eiae.org.
■ Because the lamp assembly operates at a very high temperature, wait 30
minutes before removing the lamp module.
1. Turn off the projector and allow it to cool for 30 minutes.
2. Unplug the power cord.
3. Loosen the 3 screws 1 on the front cover and pull out the front cover until
the tab 2 at the right end comes out of the projector 3.
4. Loosen the two screws 4 on the lamp module, and pull out the module 5.
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5. Insert the new lamp module into the projector and tighten the two screws.
6. Insert the tab on the front cover into the slot in the projector and close the
cover.
7. Tighten the screws that hold the cover.
8. Turn on the projector. If the lamp does not turn on after the warm-up period,
try reinstalling the lamp.
9. Press menu, go to Setup > Reset lamp hours, and press ok.
Replacing the battery in the remote
control
1. On the back of the remote control, push in the tab 1 and remove the battery
cover 2 to reveal the batteries.
2. Remove the old batteries and install two new AAA batteries 3.
3. Install the battery cover.
When discarding old batteries, contact your local waste-disposal provider
regarding local restrictions on the disposal or recycling of batteries.
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Installing the projector
Installing on a table
This installation is covered in detail in Chapter 1. See “Setting up the projector”
on page 15 for more information.
Installing on the ceiling
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WARNING: To minimize the risk of injury from improperly installed
equipment, it is recommended that a professional installer performs the ceiling
installation.
1. Attach the projector to the ceiling using an HP L1733A ceiling mount kit.
The base of the projector must by removed when it is attached to the ceiling
mount. See the installation instructions provided with the ceiling mount kit.
2. After the projector is mounted on the ceiling, adjust the projector settings to
match this setup. Press menu, select Setup > Projector position, and select
Front Ceiling from the drop-down list.
Installing for rear projection
1. Place the projector 1 to 10 m (3 to 33 ft) behind a translucent screen that is
designed for rear projection.
See “Setting up the projector” on page 15 or “Installing on the ceiling” on
page 47 for more instructions.
2. Press menu and select Setup > Projector position. Then select Rear Table
or Rear Ceiling.
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Connecting to a room controller
If your projector has a serial port, you can connect the projector to a room
controller using a serial (RS-232) cable. After you program the room controller
using the following commands, you can use the room controller to operate the
projector and other components of your home theater.
Serial connections
The serial port on the projector uses a standard serial (RS-232) cable:
■ Pin 2: data sent to the projector (RxD)
■ Pin 3: data sent from the projector (TxD)
■ Pin 5: ground
The room controller must use the following serial (RS-232) settings:
■ 9600 baud
■ 1 start bit + 8 data bits (D0=LSB, D7=MSB) + 1 stop bit
■ No parity
■ Full duplex communication channels (no flow control)
■ No handshaking
Examples of room controller commands
In the following examples, “<CR>” and “<LF>” represent a carriage return and
line feed, respectively.
Commands are sent to the projector as "requests" which consist of an asterisk (*)
prefix, the command name, any needed parameter, and a carriage return <CR> as
a terminator:
* command = parameter <CR>
Requests can contain only ASCII alphanumeric characters. Blanks (spaces) are
allowed, except within keywords and numbers. Line feeds <LF> are ignored.
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The following table shows the specific syntax to use for various requested tasks.
To perform this task...
Use this request syntax...
Change a setting to a specified value
*command=value<CR>
Ask the current setting
*command=?<CR>
Increment a setting
*command=+<CR>
Decrement a setting
*command=-<CR>
Invoke an action (no parameter needed)
*command<CR>
In general, every request sent to the projector generates one or more notification
messages, which are sent to the room controller. Actions initiated by the projector
can also generate notifications.
The projector always sends notifications whenever a setting changes, whether as
the result of a request from a controller, or as the result of an action, such as a
button press or menu change. Some requested setting changes take time to
perform, or are carried out in stages. Because of this, requests might produce
delayed notifications.
The following table lists the types of notifications generated in various situations.
This type of request...
Generates this type of notification...
Modify a setting
Echoes the request command and
shows the resulting value:
Request: *BRT=65<CR>
Notification: *BRT=65<CR><LF>
Query a setting
Echoes the request command and
shows the resulting value:
Request: *CON=?<CR>
Notification: *CON=40<CR><LF>
Execute an action
Echoes the request command:
Request: *NXT<CR>
Notification: *NXT<CR><LF>
Incorrect commands cause the following types of notifications:
■ No asterisk at start of command—no response
■ Unrecognized command name—command with “?” added
■ Command that is currently unavailable—command with “?” added
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■
■
Invalid parameter—command with current value
Action command with unnecessary parameter—action command
Action command that is unavailable—action command
The following simplified example shows how the projector typically responds to
a request to change the active input source. Note that the three latter notifications
are delayed.
Request:
*RSRC=4<CR>
Notification:
*RSRC=4<CR><LF>
(acknowledges request)
*SRC=0<CR><LF>
(projector is attempting to acquire
source 4, and in the interim has no valid
source)
*SRC=4<CR><LF>
(source 4 is now active)
*BRT=60<CR><LF>
(brightness has been modified for
source 4)
*CSPC=?<CR><LF>
(color space is not supported for this
input)
Room controller commands
In the following tables, if the parameter listing for a particular command is
“None,” that command requires no parameter. Some commands are valid only
when the projector is turned on, STAT=1. Some commands are available only
when specific input sources are active.
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Command
Parameters
Description
SRC
?
Queries the current active input source:
0=no active source, 3=composite video,
4=S-video, 5=component video, 8=DVI.
RSRC
3,4,5,8,?
Attempts to use the specified source as
the active input source, or queries the
last source requested: 3=composite
video, 4=S-video, 5=component video,
8=DVI.
NXT
None
Switches to the next input source.
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Video functions
Command
Parameters
Description
CSPC
0 to 2, ?
Sets or queries the active color space:
0=RGB, 1=YPbPr, 2=YCbCr.
PMOD
0,1,3,4,5,?
Sets or queries the picture mode:
0=computer, 1=movie, 3=sports, 4=TV,
5=custom.
VSHF
value, +, -, ?
Sets or queries the vertical shift of the
projected image: usable range is
determined by the active input source.
HSHF
value, +, -, ?
Sets or queries the horizontal shift of the
projected image: usable range is
determined by the active input source.
BRT
0 to 100, +, -, ?
Sets or queries the brightness.
CON
0 to 100, +, -, ?
Sets or queries the contrast.
SAT
0 to 100, +, -, ?
Sets or queries the color saturation.
TNT
-45 to 45, +, -, ? Sets or queries the tint.
CTMP
0 to 2, ?
Sets or queries the color temperature:
0=warm, 1=neutral, 2=cool.
SHRP
0 to 12, +, -, ?
Sets or queries the sharpness.
PENH
0 to 6, +, -, ?
Sets or queries the picture
enhancement setting.
KEYV
-50 to 50, +, -, ? Sets or queries the vertical keystone:
0=no keystone adjustment,
1 to 50=shrinks the top of the display,
-1 to -50=shrinks the bottom of the
display.
ASPT
0,1,4,?
Sets or queries the aspect ratio:
0=1-to-1, 1=Best Fit, 4=Reduced.
SYNC
None
Automatically resynchronizes the
projector to the active computer input
source.
FREQ
-50 to 50, +, -, ? Sets or queries the projector’s timing
relative to the active computer input
source.
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Command
Parameters
Description
TRK
value, +, -, ?
Sets or queries the synchronization of
the projector to the active computer
input source.
VPOS
value, +, -, ?
Sets or queries the vertical positioning
of the projected image: usable range is
the maximum and minimum allowed by
the active computer input source.
HPOS
value, +, -, ?
Sets or queries the horizontal
positioning of the projected image:
usable range is the maximum and
minimum allowed by the active computer
input source.
HIDE
0, 1, ?
Sets or queries picture blanking: 0=not
hidden, 1=hidden.
WIDE
0, 1, ?
Sets or queries wide screen mode:
0=normal, 1=wide.
KEYR
None
Resets keystone to zero.
Command
Parameters
Description
MUTE
0, 1, ?
Sets or queries audio muting: 0=not
muted, 1=muted.
VOL
0 to 31, +, -, ?
Sets or queries audio volume: 0=off,
31=maximum.
INTSP
0, 1, ?
Sets or queries usage of the internal
speakers: 0=disabled, 1=enabled.
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Setup functions
Command
Parameters
Description
LANG
0 to 9, 11, ?
Sets or queries the language used by
the projector: 0=English, 1=French,
2=Italian, 3=German, 4=Portuguese,
5=Spanish, 6=Traditional Chinese,
7=Simplified Chinese, 8=Korean,
9=Japanese, 11=Dutch.
LHRS
?
Queries the time (in tenths of hours) that
the lamp has been in use.
THRS
?
Queries the total time (in tenths of
hours) that the projector has been in
use.
POS
0 to 3, ?
Sets or queries the projector’s position:
0=front table, 1=front ceiling, 2=rear
table, 3=rear ceiling.
TMO
5 to 20, ?
Sets or queries the menu timeout setting
(seconds)
VERS
?
Queries the projector model number and
firmware version. The notification takes
this form:
*VERS=”proj_model:proj_fw”
SNUM
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Power and status functions
Command
Parameters
Description
SHDN
None
Puts the projector into cool-down state,
and later into standby state. The
projector sends a notification when it
enters cool-down state (STAT=3), and
another when it enters standby state
(STAT=0). This keyword requires the
projector to be in its on state (STAT=1).
not send any requests other
✎ Do
than STAT in the time between
the cool-down and standby state
notifications. Otherwise,
unexpected results can occur.
W or WAKE
None
Puts the projector into warm-up state,
and later into on state. The projector
sends a notification when it enters
warm-up state (STAT=2), and another
when it enters the on state (STAT=1).
This keyword requires the projector to
be in standby state (STAT=0).
not send any requests other
✎ Do
than STAT in the time between
the warm-up and on state
notifications. Otherwise,
unexpected results can occur.
STAT
?
Queries the projector's current state:
0=standby state (off), 1=on, 2=warm-up
state, 3=cool-down state, 4=audio-only
state.
ALERT
Not a request
Notifies when a system alert condition
occurs: 0=lamp life warning, 1=lamp life
reached, 2=lamp faulty, 3=lamp
problem, 4=internal temperature too
high, 5=fan problem, 6=ambient
temperature too high, 7=color wheel
problem, 8=lamp cover open.
is sent only by the
✎ ALERT
projector, and cannot be used in
requests.
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Simulated key presses
Command
Parameters
Description
MENU
None
Simulates pressing the MENU key on
keypad
ENTER
None
Simulates pressing the OK key on
keypad
LEFT
None
Simulates pressing the Left Arrow key
on keypad
RIGHT
None
Simulates pressing the Right Arrow key
on keypad
UP
None
Simulates pressing the Up Arrow key on
keypad
DOWN
None
Simulates pressing the Down Arrow key
on keypad
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Troubleshooting suggestions
If you have a problem with your projector, check the following statement that
most closely matches the nature of the problem, then look in that section of this
chapter:
■ “Warning light problems” on page 57
■ “Start-up problems” on page 58
■ “Picture problems” on page 58
■ “Sound problems” on page 61
■ “Interruption problems” on page 62
■ “Remote control problems” on page 62
these suggestions do not solve your problem, go to
for additional information. To contact HP, see
✎ Ifhttp://www.hp.com/support
Chapter 7, “Support and warranty.”
Warning light problems
If both red warning lights are blinking:
❏ Allow the projector to cool down after it turns off. If this condition
occurs after you restart the projector, an internal component has failed.
Contact HP for assistance.
If the red temperature light is on or blinking:
❏ Allow the projector to cool down after it turns off. Be sure that nothing is
near or blocking the vents on the projector, and that the vents are free of
lint and other objects. Remove any sources of excess heat in the room.
Observe temperature and altitude limits (see “Specifications” on
page 71). If the warning light turns on or blinks after you restart the
projector, contact HP for assistance.
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Fixing problems
If the red lamp light is on or blinking:
❏ Allow the projector to cool down after it turns off. If the warning light
turns on or blinks after you restart the projector, install a new lamp. If
this occurs after you install a new lamp module, remove and reinstall the
lamp module. If a new lamp does not fix the problem, contact HP for
assistance.
If the red lamp light is flickering quickly:
❏ Check that the cover around the lamp at the front of the projector is
correctly installed and fully attached. Check the tab at the right side of
the cover and the screw at the left side.
Start-up problems
If no lights or sounds turn on:
❏ Be sure that the power cable is securely connected to the projector and
the other end is plugged into an outlet with power.
❏ Press the power button again.
❏ Unplug the power cord for 15 seconds, then plug it in and press the
power button again.
Picture problems
If a “waiting” message is displayed on a blank screen:
❏ Press the source button on the projector or remote control one or more
times until the correct source name is selected.
❏ Be sure the external source is turned on and connected.
❏ For a computer connection, ensure your notebook computer’s external
video port is turned on. Refer to the computer manual. On some
notebooks, for example, press the Fn + F4 or Fn+F5 function keys to turn
on the external video port.
If the wrong input source is displayed:
❏ Press the source button on the projector or the remote control one or
more times to select another active input source.
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If the image is out of focus:
❏ Be sure the lens cover is open.
❏ While displaying the on-screen menu, adjust the focus ring. (The image
size should not change; if it does, you are adjusting the zoom, not the
focus.)
❏ Ensure the projection screen is 1 to 10 m (3 to 33 ft) from the projector.
❏ Check the projection lens to see if it needs cleaning.
❏ For a computer connection, set the display resolution on the computer to
1024×768 pixels. If the computer has multiple monitors, adjust the
resolution of the monitor assigned to the projector.
❏ For a computer connected to the S-video port, the picture cannot be as
high resolution as what you see on the computer display.
If an upside-down or reversed image is displayed:
❏ The projector has been set to the wrong position setting. Press menu, go
to Setup > Projector position, and select the correct setting.
If the image is too small or too large:
❏ Adjust the zoom ring on top of the projector.
❏ Move the projector closer to or farther from the screen.
❏ On the projector or remote control, press the picture mode button one or
more times to see if one of the picture modes makes the image the correct
size.
❏ Press menu, go to Picture > Customize picture mode > Stretch. Try
the different settings.
❏ If the source device sends wide-screen output, press menu, go to Picture
> Shape settings, and try setting Widescreen input to Yes. Otherwise,
set it to No.
If the image has slanted sides:
❏ As much as possible, reposition the projector so that it is centered on the
screen and below the bottom or above the top of the screen.
❏ On the projector or remote control, press the keystone button until the
sides are vertical.
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If the image is stretched:
❏ On the projector or remote control, press the picture mode button one or
more times to see if one of the picture modes makes the image the correct
size.
❏ Press menu, go to Picture > Customize picture mode > Stretch. Try
the different settings.
❏ If the source device sends wide-screen output, press menu, go to Picture
> Shape settings, and try setting Widescreen input to Yes. Otherwise,
set it to No.
If the projected colors seem slightly wrong:
❏ Press menu, go to Picture > Color settings, and adjust the color settings
as needed.
❏ Press menu, go to Picture > Color settings > Color space. Try the
different settings.
❏ Press menu, go to Help > Diagnostics, and run the color test.
If the projected colors seem completely wrong:
❏ Be sure the pins on the cable connectors are not bent or broken.
❏ Press menu, go to Picture > Color settings > Color space. Try the
different settings.
❏ Press menu, go to Help > Diagnostics, and run the color test.
❏ Press menu, go to Picture > Color settings > Reset color settings, and
press ok.
❏ Press menu, go to Setup > Reset all settings, and press ok.
If the picture is not clear (ghost images, smearing, poor quality):
❏ Be sure the video cable you are using is coaxial cable rated at 75 ohms.
Any other cable or impedance rating can reduce picture quality.
❏ The video cable connecting the video source to the projector probably
must be higher quality, especially if the cable is longer than about 3 m
(10 ft). Low-loss cable is recommended for longer distances to avoid
degrading or losing the picture
If a DVI source is not displayed when the DVI port is selected:
❏ Press menu, go to Setup > DVI compatibility, and select Standard
DVI.
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If several picture settings seem completely wrong and you cannot fix
them:
❏ Press menu, go to Picture > Color settings > Reset color settings, and
press ok.
❏ Press menu, go to Setup > Reset all settings, and press ok.
If a scrolling or cut-off image is displayed for a computer connection:
❏ Press menu, go to Picture > VGA settings > Auto sync, and press ok.
❏ Turn everything off. Then power on the projector first and power on the
notebook or desktop computer second.
❏ If the previous steps do not correct the display image, adjust the
resolution of the notebook or desktop computer to 1024×768 pixels. If
the computer has multiple monitors, adjust the resolution of the monitor
assigned to the projector.
If the image is flickering or unstable for a computer connection:
❏ Press menu, go to Picture > VGA settings > Auto sync, and press ok.
❏ Press menu, go to Picture > VGA settings, and adjust Frequency or
Tracking.
If the image disappears from the computer screen:
❏ For a notebook computer, you might be able to turn on both the external
VGA port and the built-in screen. See the computer manual.
If text or lines from a computer display seem rough or uneven:
❏ Check the focus adjustment.
❏ Press menu, go to Picture > Shape settings > Reset keystone, and press
ok.
If a computer display is projected with low resolution:
❏ Press menu, go to Setup > DVI compatibility, and select VGA only.
Note that this setting is not compatible with standard DVI devices.
Sound problems
If no sound is coming out of the projector:
❏ Be sure you have an audio cable securely connected between the
projector and the source device.
❏ Press menu, go to Sound, and check that Mute is turned off and Volume
is correct.
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❏ Press menu, go to Sound > Internal speakers, and be sure the speakers
are turned on.
❏ Press menu, go to Help > Diagnostics, and run the sound test.
❏ Be sure that the mute and volume settings are correct on the source
device, such as a VCR, camcorder, or computer.
If no sound is coming out of an external sound system:
❏ Be sure you have an audio cable securely connected between the source
device and the sound system.
Interruption problems
If the projector stops responding to all controls:
❏ If possible, turn off the projector, then unplug the power cord and wait at
least 15 seconds before reconnecting power.
If the lamp shuts off during a show:
❏ A minor power surge might cause the lamp to shut off. This is normal.
Wait a few minutes, then power on the projector.
❏ If a red warning light is on or blinking, see “Warning light problems” on
page 57.
If the lamp burns out or makes a popping sound:
❏ If the lamp burns out and makes a popping sound, the projector will not
turn back on until the lamp module has been replaced.
❏ If the lamp breaks, contact HP about repairs that might be required due to
glass fragments.
Remote control problems
If the remote control does not operate:
❏ Be sure nothing is blocking the remote control receiver on the front or
back of the projector. Move to within 9 m (30 ft) of the projector.
❏ Aim the remote control at the screen or at the front or back of the
projector.
❏ Press menu, go to Help > Diagnostics, and run the remote control test.
❏ Replace the batteries in the remote control.
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Testing the projector
The on-screen menu contains diagnostic tests you can use to verify the proper
operation of the projector and the remote control.
1. Press menu and go to Help > Diagnostics.
2. Select a test and press ok.
3. Follow the displayed instructions.
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Support
Contacting HP support
HP provides expert advice on using your HP digital projector or solving
problems with your digital projector. Support options and availability vary by
product, country/region, and language. The HP support process works most
effectively if you seek assistance in the following order:
Step 1: HP digital projector documentation
Use this owner’s manual and the setup guide included with the projector. From
our experience, a large percentage of customer issues are addressed in the
owner’s manual. Manuals in all supported languages are included on the CD
shipped with the projector.
Step 2: HP e-support
HP e-support offers online, instant access to support information, helpful tips,
and the latest updates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at no cost to you. This
service requires access to the Internet. Visit our website at
http://www.hp.com/support.
Step 3: HP phone support
HP provides telephone support free of charge for as long as you own your
projector. (Standard phone company charges may apply.) Telephone support is
available in any country or region where the product is distributed by HP. HP
e-support is always available at no cost—see “Step 2: HP e-support”.
See the following table for a list of phone numbers. For the latest phone numbers,
visit http://www.hp.com/support. Have your projector’s model and serial number
available when you call.
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Americas
Argentina (Buenos Aires):
(54)11-4778-8380
Argentina (other): 0-810-555-5520
Brazil (São Paulo): 11-3747-7799
Brazil (other): 0800-15-7751
Canada (Missauga): 905-206-4663
Canada (other): 1-800-474-6836
Chile: 800-360-999
Colombia: 01-800-51-HP-INVENT
Costa Rica: 0-800-011-4114 +
1-800-711-2884
Ecuador (Andinatel): 999-119 +
1-800-711-2884
Ecuador (Pacifitel): 1-800-225-528 +
1-800-711-2884
Guatemala: 1-800-999-5105
Mexico (Mexico City): (55)5258-9922
Mexico (other): 01-800-472-6684
Panama: 001-800-711-2884
Peru: 0-800-10111
Venezuela: 0-800-4746-8368
Jamaica: 1-800-7112884
Republica Dominicana: 1-800-711-2884
Trinidad and Tobago: 1-800-711-2884
United States: 1-800-474-6836
Europe
Austria: +43 (0)820 87 4417
Belgium (French): 070 300 004
Belgium (Dutch): 070 300 005
Czech Republic: +42 (0) 2 61307310
Denmark: +45 70202845
Finland: +358 (0)203 66 767
France: +33 (0)892 6960 22
Germany: +49 (0)180 5652 180
Greece: + 30 10 6073 603
Hungary: +36 (0) 1 382 1111
Ireland: 1890 923902
Italy: 848 800 871
Luxembourg (French): 900 40 006
Luxembourg (German): 900 40 007
Netherlands: 0900 2020 165
Norway: +47 815 62 070
Poland: + 48 22 865 98 00
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Portugal: 808 201 492
Romania: +40 1 315 44 42
Russian Federation (Moscow): +7 095
7973520
Russian Federation (St. Petersburg): + 7
812 346 7997
Slovakia: + 421 2 6820 8080
Spain: 902 010 059
Sweden: + 46 (0)77 120 4765
Switzerland: 0848 672 672
Ukraine: + 7 (380 44) 490-3520
United Kingdom: +44 (0)870 010 4320
Middle East and Africa
Algeria: +213(0)61 56 45 43
Bahrain: +973 800 728
Egypt: + 20 02 532 5222
Israel: + 972 (0) 9 830 4848
Morocco: +212 224 04747
Nigeria: +234 1 3204 999
Saudi Arabia: +966 800 897 14440
South Africa (Republic of S. Africa): 086 000
1030
South Africa (other): +27-11 258 9301
Tunisia: + 216 1 891 222
Turkey: +90 216 579 7171
United Arab Emirates: 800 4910
Asia and Australia
Australia: +61 (3) 8877 8000 (or local (03)
8877 8000)
China: +86 (21) 3881 4518
Hong Kong SAR: +852 2802 4098
India: 1 600 447737
Indonesia: +62 (21) 350 3408
Japan (inside): 0570 000 511
Japan (outside): +81 3 3335 9800
Korea, Republic of : +82 1588-3003
Malaysia: 1 800 805 405
New Zealand: +64 (9) 356 6640
Philippines: +63 (2) 867 3551
Singapore: +65 6272 5300
Taiwan: +886 0 800 010055
Thailand: +66 - (0)2 353 9000
Vietnam: +84 (0) 8 823 4530
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Obtaining HP repair
If your HP digital projector must be repaired, call HP support by phone. A trained
HP service technician will diagnose the problem and coordinate the repair
process. HP support will direct you to the best solution, whether it is an
authorized service provider or an HP facility. Repair covered by the limited
warranty is free during the limited warranty period. After the warranty period,
you will be quoted a repair cost.
Limited warranty
HP is committed to providing the best service to ensure that you get the most out
of your HP Digital Projector. This Limited Warranty Statement describes the
standard Digital Projector warranty.
Product
Warranty period
HP Digital Projector, warranty period
marked on rear label (excluding items
listed in this table).
Number of years marked on label, for
example: 1YR = 1 year, 3YR = 3 years
Limited parts and labor warranty.
HP Digital Projector Lamp Module
(included with the projector or
purchased separately).
One year or 2000 hours of use
(whichever comes first)
Limited hardware warranty.
HP Digital Projector Cables, Remote
Control, and other parts (included with
the projector).
Same period as projector
Limited hardware warranty.
HP Digital Projector Cables, Cords,
Adapters, and Remote Control
(purchased separately).
One year
Limited hardware warranty.
HP digital projector limited warranty statement
Extent of limited warranty
1. Hewlett-Packard (HP) warrants to the end-user customer that the HP
products specified above will be free from defects in materials and
workmanship for the duration specified above, which duration begins on the
date of purchase by the customer. Customer is responsible for maintaining
proof date of purchase.
2. For software products, HP’s limited warranty applies only to a failure to
execute programming instructions. HP does not warrant that the operation of
any product will be uninterrupted or error free.
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3. HP’s limited warranty covers only those defects which arise as a result of
appropriate use of the product, and do not apply to any:
❏ Improper or inadequate maintenance, or unauthorized modification
❏ Software, interfacing, media, parts, or supplies not provided or supported
by HP
❏ Operation outside the product’s specifications
4. If HP receives notice of a defect in any hardware product covered by HP’s
warranty during the applicable warranty period, HP shall either repair or
replace the defective product at HP’s option.
5. If HP is unable to repair or replace, as applicable, a defective product which
is covered by HP’s warranty, HP shall, within a reasonable time after being
notified of the defect, refund the purchase price for the product.
6. HP shall have no obligation to repair, replace, or refund until the customer
returns the defective product to HP.
7. Any replacement product may be either new or like-new, provided that it has
functionality at least equal to that of the product being replaced.
8. HP products may contain remanufactured parts or components equivalent to
new in performance or may have been subject to incidental use.
9. HP’s limited warranty is valid in any country where the covered HP product
is distributed by HP.
Limitations of warranty
TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY LOCAL LAW, NEITHER HP NOR ITS
THIRD PARTY SUPPLIERS MAKE ANY OTHER WARRANTY OR
CONDITION OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH
RESPECT TO THE HP PRODUCTS, AND SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM THE
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY,
SATISFACTORY QUALITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE.
Limitations of liability
1. To the extent allowed by local law, the remedies provided in this Warranty
Statement are the customer’s sole and exclusive remedies.
2. TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY LOCAL LAW, EXCEPT FOR THE
OBLIGATIONS SPECIFICALLY SET FORTH IN THIS WARRANTY
STATEMENT, IN NO EVENT WILL HP OR ITS THIRD-PARTY
SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL,
INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER BASED
ON CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND
WHETHER ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
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Local law
1. This Warranty Statement gives the customer specific legal rights. The
customer may also have other rights which vary from state to state in the
United States, from province to province in Canada, and from country to
country elsewhere in the world.
2. To the extent that this Warranty Statement is inconsistent with local law, this
Warranty Statement shall be deemed modified to be consistent with such
local law. Under such local law, certain disclaimers and limitations of this
Warranty Statement may not apply to the customer. For example, some states
in the United States, as well as some governments outside the United States
(including provinces in Canada), may:
❏ Preclude the disclaimers and limitations in this Warranty Statement from
limiting the statutory rights of a consumer (for example, the United
Kingdom).
❏ Otherwise restrict the ability of a manufacturer to enforce such
disclaimers or limitations.
❏ Grant the customer additional warranty rights, specify the duration of
implied warranties which the manufacturer cannot disclaim, or not allow
limitations on the duration of implied warranties.
3. FOR CONSUMER TRANSACTIONS IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW
ZEALAND, THE TERMS IN THIS WARRANTY STATEMENT, EXCEPT
TO THE EXTENT LAWFULLY PERMITTED, DO NOT EXCLUDE,
RESTRICT, OR MODIFY, AND ARE IN ADDITION TO, THE
MANDATORY STATUTORY RIGHTS APPLICABLE TO THE SALE OF
HP PRODUCTS TO SUCH CUSTOMERS.
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Reference
This chapter lists the specifications, safety information, and regulatory
information for the projector.
Specifications
Because HP continually improves its products, the following specifications are
subject to change. For the latest specifications, visit the HP website at
http://www.hp.com.
Projector specifications
Size
386 × 365 × 205 mm (15.2 × 14.4 × 8.1 in.)
Weight
5.7 kg (12.5 lb)
Resolution
ep7110 series: SVGA (800 × 600)
ep7120 series: XGA (1024 × 768)
Technology
DLP
Video connectors
S-video (mini-DIN)
Composite video (RCA)
Component video (3 RCA)
DVI-I (ep7120 series)
Audio connectors
Stereo-in (2 RCA)
Other connectors
Service port (for service only)
RS-232 control (ep7120 series)
Video compatibility
NTSC 3.58 MHz and 4.43 MHz
PAL B, D, G, H, I, M, N
SECAM B, D, G, K, K1, L
HDTV (480i/p, 575i/p, 720p, 1080i)
DVI with HDCP (ep7120 series)
PC video up to SXGA (ep7120 series, by DVI-I connector)
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Projector specifications (Continued)
IR receivers
Front and back of projector
Lamp
210-watt lamp
4000-hour average lamp life (to half of original brightness)
Replacement lamp: L1731A
Optics
1 to 10 m (3 to 33 ft) focus range
1.16:1 optical zoom
ep7110 series:
1.7 to 2.0 throw ratio (distance/width)
128% offset (relative to half-height)
ep7120 series:
1.8 to 2.1 throw ratio (distance/width)
125% offset (relative to half-height)
Light engine
ep7110 series: 0.55-in. 12° DDR DMD
ep7120 series: 0.7-in. 12° DDR DMD
Audio
Monaural speaker, 5-watt peak output
Noise level
less than 34 dBA
Vertical tilt
±10°
Vertical keystone
correction
±20%
Power
100 to 240 V at 50 to 60 Hz
Environment
Operating:
Temperature: 5 to 35 °C (41 to 95 °F)
Humidity: 80% RH max, non-condensing
Altitude: up to 3,000 m (10,000 ft), up to 25 °C (77 °F)
Storage:
Temperature: –20 to 60 °C (–4 to 140 °F)
Humidity: 80% RH max, non-condensing
Altitude: up to 12,000 m (40,000 ft)
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Video mode compatibility
Compatibility
Resolution
Refresh rates (Hz)
640 x 350
70, 85
640 x 400
85
640 x 480
60, 66.66, 66.68, 72, 75, 85, 117, 120
720 x 400
70, 85
800 x 600
56, 60, 72, 75, 85, 95
832 x 624
74.55
1024 x 768
60, 70, 75, 85, 95
1152 x 870
75, 75.06
1280 x 960
75
SXGA
1280 x 1024
60, 75
SXGA+
1400 x 1050
60
640 x 350
70, 85
640 x 400
85
640 x 480
60, 72, 75, 85
720 x 400
70, 85
SVGA
800 x 600
56, 60, 72, 75, 85
XGA
1024 x 768
60, 70, 75
SXGA
1280 x 1024
60, 75
SXGA+
1400 x 1050
60
Analog
VGA
SVGA
XGA
Digital
VGA
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Safety information
LED safety
The infrared ports located on the digital projector and remote control are
classified as Class 1 LED devices according to International Standard IEC 825-1
(EN60825-1). This device is not considered harmful, but the following
precautions are recommended:
■ If the unit requires service, contact an authorized HP service center.
■ Do not attempt to make any adjustment to the unit.
■ Avoid direct eye exposure to the infrared LED beam. Be aware that the beam
is invisible light and cannot be seen.
■ Do not attempt to view the infrared LED beam with any type of optical
device.
Mercury safety
Å
WARNING: This digital projector lamp contains a small amount of mercury. If the lamp
breaks, adequately ventilate the area where the breakage occurred. Disposal of the
lamp might be regulated due to environmental considerations. For disposal or recycling
information, contact your local authorities or the Electronic Industries Alliance at
http://www.eiae.org.
Regulatory information
This section presents information that shows how your digital projector complies
with regulations in certain regions. Any modifications to your digital projector
not expressly approved by HP could void the authority to operate the digital
projector in these regions.
U.S.A.
This digital projector has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a
Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation.
This digital projector generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy.
If not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, it can cause harmful
interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that
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interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this digital projector does
cause harmful interference to radio or television reception (which can be
determined by unplugging the unit), try the following:
■ Reorienting or relocating the receiving antenna.
■ Relocating the digital projector with respect to the receiver.
■ Connecting the digital projector’s power cord to another power outlet.
Connections to peripheral devices
To maintain compliance with FCC Rules and Regulations, use properly shielded
cables with this device.
For more information, consult your dealer, an experienced radio/television
technician, or, prepared by the Federal Communications Commission, How to
Identify and Resolve Radio-TV Interference Problems. This booklet is available
from the U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402, Stock
Number 004-000-00345-4. At the first printing of this manual, the telephone
number was 202-512-1800.
Canada
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Japan
Korea
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International
For regulatory identification purposes, your product is assigned a regulatory
model number. The regulatory model number for your product is listed in the
declaration of conformity. This regulatory number is different from the marketing
name and product number.
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Declaration of conformity
According to ISO/IEC Guide 22 and EN 45014
Manufacturer's name:
Hewlett Packard Company
Manufacturer's address:
Hewlett Packard Company
Digital Projection & Imaging
1000 NE Circle Blvd.
Corvallis, OR 97330-4239
Declares, that the product(s):
Product name:
Home Cinema
Model numbers:
ep7110/ep7120 series
Regulatory model:
CRVSB-04DY
Conforms to the following product specifications:
Safety: IEC 60950:1999/ EN 60950:2000
IEC 60825-1:1993 +A1 / EN 60825-1:1994 +A11 Class 1 LED
GB4943-1995
EMC: EN 55022: 1998 Class B [1]
CISPR 24:1997 / EN 55024: 1998
IEC 61000-3-2:1995 / EN 61000-3-2:2000
IEC 61000-3-3:1994 / EN 61000-3-3:1995+A1:2001
GB9254-1998
FCC Title 47 CFR, Part 15 Class B/ANSI C63.4:1992
AS/NZS 3548:1995 Rules and Regulations of Class B
Supplementary information:
The product herewith complies with the requirements of following Directives and
carries the CE marking accordingly:
- Low Voltage Directive: 73/23/EEC
- EMC Directive: 89/336/EEC
[1] The product was tested in a typical configuration with Hewlett Packard Personal
Computer peripherals.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2)
this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
Corvallis, Oregon, July 1, 2004
Steve Brown, General Manager
European Contact for regulatory topics only: Hewlett Packard GmbH, HQ-TRE, Herrenberger
Straße 140, 71034 Boeblingen, Germany. (FAX:+49-7031-143143).
USA Contact: Hewlett Packard Co., Corporate Product Regulations Manager, 3000 Hanover
Street, Palo Alto, CA 94304. Phone: (650) 857-1501.
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A
accessories 14
adjusting
picture 32, 37
setup 38
sound 34, 37
aiming projector 30
analog video mode compatibility
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audio
adjusting 34, 37
connecting 25
ports 12
troubleshooting 61
B
buttons
location 11
opening menu 38
C
cables
connections 19
length of 15
quality of 15
ceiling installation 47
cleaning 7, 43
component-video
connecting source 20
port 12
composite-video
connecting source 22
port 12
computer, connecting 27
connecting
audio source 25
component-video source 20
composite-video source 22
computer 27
DVI source 23
power 18
quality of picture 15, 19, 60
SCART source 24
sound system 25
S-video source 21
D
diagnostics 63
DVD player, using external 35
DVI video
connecting computer 27
connecting source 23
port 12
F
focus 31
H
home theater 15
HP support 65
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R
image. See picture
regulatory information 74
remote control
buttons 13
installing batteries 45
opening menu 38
troubleshooting 62
repair service 67
replacing lamp 44
room controller 48
room layout 15
RS-232 48
L
lamp, replacing 44
language, changing 38
LED safety 74
lens
cleaning 43
lights. See lamp; warning lights
M
menu. See on-screen menu
mercury safety 74
moving projector 29
O
on-screen menu
language 41
listing 38
using 38
P
PC, connecting 27
picture
fixing slanted 34
focus 31
picture modes 32
quality of 15, 19, 60
shape 33
troubleshooting 58
zoom 31
picture modes 32
power
connecting 18
turning off 29
turning on 28
Q
quality of picture 19, 60
80
S
safety information 7, 74
SCART 24
screen
locating 17
selecting 15
serial port 12, 48
service 67
setting up 15
sound. See audio
specifications 71
support 65
S-video
connecting source 21
port 12
T
troubleshooting
audio 61
interruptions 62
picture 58
remote control 62
start-up 58
warning lights 57
turning on and off 28
Index
V
Y
VGA, connecting 27
video mode compatibility 73
video sources
selecting 30
showing 35
volume, adjusting
YPbPr. See component-video
Z
zoom 31
W
warning lights
location 11
meanings 57
troubleshooting 57
warranty 67
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