Epson 600p, 800p, 810p Projector User Manual

EPSON PowerLite 600p/800p/810p
Multimedia Projector
®
®
User’s Guide
Important Safety Information
WARNING: Never look into the projector lens when the lamp is turned on; the bright light can damage your eyes.
Never let children look into the lens when it is on. Never open any cover on the projector, except the lamp and
filter covers. Dangerous electrical voltages inside the projector can severely injure you. Except as specifically
explained in this User’s Guide, do not attempt to service this product yourself. Refer all servicing to qualified service
personnel.
WARNING: The projector and its accessories come packaged in plastic bags. Keep plastic bags away from small
children to avoid any risk of suffocation.
Caution: When you replace the lamp, never touch the new lamp with your bare hands; the invisible residue left by
the oil on your hands may shorten the lamp life. Use a cloth or glove to handle the new lamp.
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products.
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their respective owners. EPSON disclaims any and all rights in those marks.
Copyright © 2001 by Epson America, Inc.
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Contents
Welcome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Getting the Most from Your Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Using Your Documentation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Reading This Manual Online. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Getting More Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Registration and Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Unpacking the Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Additional Components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Optional Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
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Setting Up the Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Positioning the Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Connecting to a Laptop Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Connecting the Computer Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Connecting the Cable for Remote Mouse Control . . . . 13
Amplifying Computer Audio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Connecting to Video Sources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Connecting the RCA A/V Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Connecting an S-Video Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Connecting a Component Video Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
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Using the Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
3
Using the Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Turning On Your Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Turning On the Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
What To Do If You See a Blank Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Adjusting the Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Focusing and Zooming Your Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Adjusting the Height of Your Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Adjusting the Image Shape. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Resizing the Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Adjusting the Tracking and Synchronization . . . . . . . . . 27
Controlling the Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Switching Between Picture Sources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Adjusting the Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Turning Off the Picture and Sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Shutting Down the Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Turning On and Using the Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Installing Batteries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Turning On the Remote Control. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Using the Remote Control. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Controlling the Picture and Sound. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Switching Between Picture Sources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Adjusting the Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Turning Off the Picture and Sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Stopping Action. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Zooming Your Image. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Resizing the Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Displaying Picture-in-Picture Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Highlighting Your Presentation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Using the Pointer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Spotlighting Your Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Using Horizontal and Vertical Highlights . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Using the Remote Control as a Wireless Mouse . . . . . . . . . . 39
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Fine-tuning the Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Using the Projector’s Menu System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Changing Menu Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Adjusting the Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Repositioning the Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Adjusting Image Appearance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Saving and Recalling Computer Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Adjusting the Sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Customizing the Highlighting Tools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
Creating Your Own Startup Screen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
Capturing the Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
Choosing When to Display the Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Customizing Projector Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Setting Advanced Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
Viewing Lamp Usage and Other Information . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Restoring the Default Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Maintaining and Transporting the
Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
Cleaning the Lens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
Cleaning the Projector Case . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
Cleaning and Replacing the Air Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
Replacing the Lamp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
Resetting the Lamp Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65
Transporting the Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
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Solving Problems
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Using On-Screen Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
What To Do When the Lights Flash. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
Solving Problems with the Image or Sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
Solving Problems with the Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78
Where To Get Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
Telephone Support Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
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Connecting to Additional Equipment . . . . . . . 81
Installing the Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82
Connecting to an External Audio System . . . . . . . . . . . 83
Connecting to a PC Desktop Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
Connecting the Computer Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
Connecting the Mouse Cable. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
Connecting the Audio Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
Connecting to a Desktop Macintosh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
Connecting the Computer Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
Connecting the Mouse Cable. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90
Connecting the Audio Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91
Connecting to a Second Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92
Connecting to a High-End Workstation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93
Connecting to a DVI Video Source . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93
Appendix B: Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95
Important Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95
Remote Control Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
Declaration of Conformity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
FCC Compliance Statement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
Appendix C: Technical Specifications . . . . . . 103
General. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103
Projection Lamp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
Mouse Compatibility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
Electrical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
Environmental . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105
Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105
Compatible Video Formats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106
Computer Video Port Pin Assignments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108
Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109
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Welcome
The EPSON
® PowerLite®
600p, 800p, and 810p are portable
projectors that weigh less than 10 pounds and offer up to 2000 ANSI
lumens of brightness. From classrooms to auditoriums, your full-color
presentations and videos will be bright and visible even in ordinary
room lighting.
Images are displayed at a resolution of 1024 × 768 pixels (PowerLite
800p and 810p) or 800 × 600 pixels (PowerLite 600p). The 0.9-inch
LCD provides a high contrast ratio for incredibly vivid images and
clear text. Improved color processing technology reduces “video noise”
for rich, saturated images, while 5-watt amplified sound and
whisper-quiet operation contribute to theater-quality video.
With EPSON’s patented SizeWise™ chip, the projector supports
computer displays ranging from VGA through UXGA (or SXGA on
the PowerLite 600p). The projector also supports the new Digital
Visual Interface (DVI) format.
You can connect the projector to a wide range of computers, including
IBM® compatible PCs and laptops, Apple® Macintosh,® Power
Macintosh™ series (including G3 and G4 systems), PowerBook®
computers, many iMac™ and iBook™ series systems, and high-end
workstations such as the Sun® SPARCstation.™
You can use any of the following video sources: VCR, DVD player,
camcorder, digital camera, or laser disc player. The projector supports
composite video, S-Video, and component video, and it automatically
senses the video format (HDTV, NTSC, PAL, or SECAM).
Support for USB audio and new horizontal keystone control
contribute to ease of setup in a wide variety of environments.
Welcome 1
Getting the Most from Your Projector
note
You can connect a maximum
of four sources at the same
time.
Your EPSON PowerLite projector is a highly versatile presentation
tool. You can connect it to one or two computer sources and up to
three video sources and easily switch between them. You can also
include sound for up to three of the sources.
Depending on your presentation, you can take advantage of any or all
of these options:
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Connecting to a laptop or other computer
If you want to connect to a PC laptop or Macintosh PowerBook,
see page 12. To connect to a desktop computer, a workstation, a
computer that outputs video in Digital Visual Interface (DVI)
format, or more than one computer, see Appendix A.
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Connecting to video sources
You can connect a DVD player, VCR, camcorder, laser disc
player, digital camera, or any other video source to your projector.
You can connect up to three video sources at the same time (with
or without a computer) and easily switch between them.
See page 15 for instructions.
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Using the remote control
The remote control lets you switch from one computer or video
source to another, with access to picture-in-picture, pointer,
zoom, and many other projector features. For details, see
Chapter 3.
By connecting an additional cable, you can also use the remote
control as a wireless mouse. This lets you click through
slideshow-style presentations (such as PowerPoint®) from up to
30 feet away. For more information, see page 39.
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Including sound in your presentation
If your presentation includes sound, you can connect the USB
cable or an optional audio cable to use the projector’s built-in
speakers. For details, see page 14 (for laptops) or Appendix A (for
other systems).
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If you’re permanently installing the projector, you may wish to
connect external speakers or a public address system to the
projector’s Audio Out port; see page 83.
Using Your Documentation
To connect the projector to your laptop and get your presentation
up and running fast, see the Quick Setup sheet in your Owner’s Kit.
This book contains all the information you need to set up and use
your projector. Please follow these guidelines as you read through it:
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Warnings must be followed carefully to avoid bodily injury.
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Cautions must be observed to avoid damage to your equipment.
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Notes contain important information about your projector.
Reading This Manual Online
Your PowerLite CD-ROM includes an electronic copy of this manual.
You may find it convenient to copy it onto your laptop’s hard drive so
it’s always with you—for example, when taking your presentation on
the road.
To view your electronic manual, you need to use Adobe® Acrobat®
Reader. Just insert the CD-ROM in your CD-ROM drive, select the
Install/View User’s Guide button and click Install User’s Guide or
View User’s Guide.
note
If you do not have Acrobat
Reader, you can install it
from the CD-ROM.
When you open the manual, you see this toolbar:
show
navigation pane
first page
previous page
last page
next page
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note
If the hand changes to an
index finger while holding
the mouse pointer over text,
you can click to jump to a
related topic.
You can move quickly to the topic of your choice by clicking in the
table of contents on the left side of the screen. You can also use the
arrow buttons in the toolbar or on the vertical scroll bar on the right
side of the screen to move through the manual.
For more information, see your Acrobat Reader online guide.
Getting More Information
Need tips on giving presentations? Quick steps for setting up your
projector? Here’s where you can look for help:
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presentersonline.com
Includes a library of articles covering presentation tips, tricks, and
technology. The site provides templates, clip art and sound clips,
as well as Presenters Services to use on the road. Even more
resources and services are available if you register to join the
Presenters Club®—and it’s free.
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Quick Setup sheet
Gives you all the instructions you need to get your projector set
up and connected to a laptop or PowerBook computer.
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Owner’s Kit folder
Includes your Quick Setup sheet, warranty brochures, CD-ROM,
and EPSON PrivateLine® Support card. Store this User’s Guide in
the folder and keep the folder with your projector at all times.
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Built-in help system
Provides assistance for common problems. Available from the
Help button on the projector or the remote control. See page 68
for details.
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support.epson.com
Download FAQs and e-mail your questions to EPSON support.
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note
You don’t need to install any
software to use your projector.
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Welcome
CD-ROM
Your Owner’s Kit includes the PowerLite 600p/800p/810p
CD-ROM, which lets you register electronically and includes an
electronic copy of this book as well as a link to Presenters Online.
If you still need help after checking this User’s Guide and the sources
listed above, you can use the EPSON PrivateLine Support service to
get help fast. Call (800) 637-7661 and enter the PIN on the card in
your Owner’s Kit. Or take advantage of EPSON’s automated support
services 24 hours a day. See page 79 for more information.
Registration and Warranty
Your projector comes with a basic carry-in warranty (on page 100) as
well as an international warranty that let you project with confidence
anywhere in the world. For details, see the warranty brochure included
in your Owner’s Kit.
In addition, for customers who register their projector, EPSON offers
free Extra CareSM Road Service. In the unlikely event of an equipment
failure, you won’t have to wait for your unit to be repaired. Instead,
EPSON will ship you a replacement unit anywhere in the United
States or Canada, usually via overnight delivery. See the brochure in
your Owner’s Kit for details.
To register, simply insert the PowerLite 600p/800p/800p CD-ROM
that came with your projector and select Register Online. Registering
also lets you receive special updates on new accessories, products,
and services. You can register through the Internet, by e-mail or
800-number modem connection, or by printing out the form to
fax or mail.
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Unpacking the Projector
After unpacking the projector, make sure you have all the parts shown
below:
remote control
power cord
CD-ROM (not needed
to use the projector)
projector
batteries
computer cable
A/V cable
USB cable
PS/2 mouse cable
Save all packaging in case you need to ship the projector. Always use
the original packaging (or the equivalent) when you need to send the
projector to another location.
If you are moving the projector by hand, use a carrying case (such as
the optional cases available from EPSON). See page 8 for more
information about cases.
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Additional Components
Depending on how you plan to use the projector, you may need
additional components:
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To receive an S-Video signal, you need an S-Video cable. (One is
usually provided with your video device.)
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To receive a component video signal from a VCR or other video
device, you need a VGA-to-component video cable. You can
purchase this from EPSON; see page 8.
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To connect two computers to the projector at the same time, you
need a DVI/analog interface cable. You can purchase this from
EPSON; see page 8.
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Some older PowerBooks and Macintosh desktop models may
need the Macintosh adapter set shown on page 89 (available from
EPSON; see page 8). Older iMac systems may need a special
adapter to provide a VGA output port; see your computer dealer.
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Some systems may need an additional cable to use the remote
control as a wireless mouse. If your Macintosh doesn’t have a USB
port, you’ll need a Macintosh mouse cable. If your PC doesn’t
have a USB or PS/2 port, you’ll need a PC serial mouse cable. See
your projector dealer to obtain the correct cable.
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To take advantage of the projector’s Digital Visual Interface, you
need a DVI cable, and your computer must be capable of
producing video signals in DVI format (for details, see page 93).
You can purchase this cable from EPSON; see page 8.
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To recieve an audio signal, you may need a stereo mini-jack cable,
available from most electronics dealers.
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Optional Accessories
To enhance your use of the projector, EPSON provides the following
optional accessories:
Product
Product number
Replacement lamp and air filter
ELPLP15
Customized carrying cases:
Samsonite wheeled soft case
ATA molded hard shell case
ATA shipping case
Soft shoulder bag
ELPKS35
ELPKS40
ELPKS41
ELPKS13
Ceiling mount
ELPMB36
Kensington security lock
ELPSL01
Projection screens:
50-inch portable screen
60-inch Insta Theatre screen
80-inch Insta Theatre screen
ELPSC06
ELPSC07
ELPSC08
Wireless microphone and two satellite speakers
ELPCVS1
Auxiliary audio system
ELPPAS1
Remote control receiver (plugs into projector to
extend range of remote control)
ELPST02
Remote control receiver kit (includes standard
receiver and clip-on receiver for attachment
directly to remote control)
ELPST04
Macintosh adapter set (includes monitor adapter
and desktop adapter)
ELPAP01
Component video cable (VGA to component video)
ELPKC19
Digital video cables:
DVI to DVI, 10 feet (3 meters)
DVI to DFP, 10 feet (3 meters)
DVI to analog video, 10 feet (3 meters)
ELPKC20
ELPKC21
ELPKC25
You can purchase these accessories from your dealer, by calling
EPSON at (800) 873-7766, or by visiting the EPSON StoreSM at
www.epsonstore.com (U.S. sales only). In Canada, please call
(800) 873-7766 for dealer referral.
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Setting Up the Projector
This chapter tells you how to set up the projector for a laptop
computer or video presentation. If you need to set up the projector for
a permanent installation or connect it to a desktop or workstation
computer, see Appendix A.
You’ll find instructions for the following in this chapter:
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Positioning the projector
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Connecting to a laptop computer
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Connecting to video sources
Setting Up the Projector 9
Positioning the Projector
Before connecting the projector, you need to decide where to place it.
The location you choose depends on the size of the room and what
you are projecting.
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Place the projector on a sturdy, level surface, approximately
2.85 to 41 feet from the screen.
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Make sure there is plenty of space for ventilation around and
under the projector.
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Make sure the projector is within 10 feet of a grounded electrical
outlet or extension cord, and within 5 feet of your computer
and/or video source.
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It’s easier to position the
projector when the screen is
directly in front of the room.
However, if you need to place
it off-center, you can use the
keystone correction feature to
maintain a square image. See
page 26 for more
information.
Place the projector directly in front of the center of the screen,
facing it toward the screen squarely.
Most presenters find it convenient to place the projector in front of
the audience, leaving as much space as possible between the projector
and the screen to get a good-sized image. This lets the presenter stand
in the front of the room, face the audience, and remain close enough
to the equipment to be able to control it.
Use the figure below as a guideline to help you determine how far
from the screen to place the projector. Image size generally increases
with distance, but may vary depending on how you position the zoom
ring and whether you have adjusted the image size with other settings.
30 to 41 ft
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Setting Up the Projector
6 to 8 ft
3 to 4 ft
distance from screen
If you place the projector below the level of the screen, you’ll have to
tilt it up by extending the feet as shown. Tilting the projector upward
causes the image to lose its square shape, but you can correct the
distortion by pressing the Keystone button as described in the next
chapter.
note
After positioning the
projector, you may want to
connect a Kensington
MicroSaver® anti-theft
device to the lock port on the
projector’s left side. You can
purchase this from EPSON;
see “Optional Accessories” on
page 8.
ideal
height
If you place the projector level with the bottom of the screen, the
image will be square and you won’t have to adjust it. If you place the
projector higher than the bottom of the screen, the image will still be
square, but you won’t be able to fill the whole screen with the image.
Setting Up the Projector 11
Connecting to a Laptop Computer
note
To connect to desktops and
other computer systems, see
Appendix A. If you have an
iBook with an RCA videoout port, follow the
instructions for connecting to
a video device on page 16.
You can connect the PowerLite projector to any computer that has a
standard video output (monitor) port, including PC notebook and
laptop computers, Macintosh PowerBooks, and hand-held devices.
Connecting the Computer Cable
Before you start, make sure your computer and the projector are
turned off.
1. Connect one end of the computer cable to the projector’s
Computer2/Component Video port.
Computer2/Component Video port
note
Laptop configurations vary.
See your computer manual
for the location of the ports
needed to connect your
projector.
2. Connect the other end of the computer cable to your laptop’s
video-out or monitor port.
If you’re using a PowerBook and you can’t connect the cable, you
may need to use the Macintosh desktop adapter as shown on
page 89 (available from EPSON; see page 8).
3. Tighten the screws on the connectors.
If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in
your projector and turn it on. See page 20 for instructions.
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Setting Up the Projector
Connecting the Cable for Remote Mouse
Control
Using the remote control as a wireless mouse lets you control your
computer and click through slideshow-style presentations, such as
PowerPoint, from up to 30 feet away (for details, see page 39). This
gives you more flexibility in delivering your presentation, since you
won’t need to stand near your computer.
The USB cable also provides audio support. If your presentation
includes sound, you can play it through the projector’s speakers by
connecting the USB cable.
1. Locate the cable you need, depending on whether your laptop has
a round PS/2 mouse port or a flat USB mouse port.
2. Connect one end of the cable to the projector’s
Mouse port.
note
If you’re using a PowerBook
that has a round mouse port,
you’ll need a Macintosh
mouse cable. If you have a
PC laptop with a serial
mouse port, you’ll need a
serial mouse cable. See your
projector dealer to obtain the
correct cable.
USB or
USB port
USB cable
3. Connect the other end of the cable to the external mouse port or
USB port on your laptop.
4. If necessary, configure your laptop to work with an external
mouse.
If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in
your projector and turn it on. See page 20 for instructions.
Setting Up the Projector 13
Amplifying Computer Audio
note
If you connected the USB
cable, you may not need a
separate audio cable to
amplify audio from your
computer.
Your laptop probably has its own sound system; however, it may not
be adequate for your presentation. If you need more volume or better
sound quality, you can connect a stereo, mini-jack audio cable (not
included).
1. Connect one end of the audio cable to the Audio1 jack on the
projector.
Audio1 jack
audio cable
2. Connect the other end of the audio cable to your laptop’s
headphone jack or
audio-out jack. (Jack locations vary; see
your computer manual if you’re not sure which jack to use.)
If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in
your projector and turn it on. See page 20 for instructions.
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Setting Up the Projector
Connecting to Video Sources
You can connect a DVD player, VCR, camcorder, laser disc player,
digital camera, or any other compatible video source to your projector.
The projector supports HDTV, NTSC, PAL, and SECAM, and
automatically detects the video format.
The projector can receive composite video, S-Video, and component
video. You can connect one or more of these video sources at the same
time.
The type of cable you use depends on whether you have composite
video, S-Video, or component video.
■
For composite video, use the RCA A/V cable included with the
projector.
■
For S-Video, use the S-Video cable supplied with your video
device or obtain one from your electronics dealer.
■
For component video, you’ll need a VGA-to-component video
cable. You can purchase this from EPSON; see page 8.
Component video connectors are usually colored green, blue, and
red.
note
The projector does not
support TV antenna cable
F-connectors.
See the following illustration if you’re not sure which type of
connectors you have.
composite video
RCA connector
S-Video
4-pin, mini-DIN
Follow the instructions below for your type of connection.
Setting Up the Projector 15
Connecting the RCA A/V Cable
Before starting, make sure the projector and your DVD player or
other video source are turned off.
1. Connect the yellow plug on one end of the A/V cable to the
projector’s yellow Video jack.
2. Connect the other yellow plug to the video-out jack on your video
source.
3. Connect the red and white plugs on the A/V cable to the
projector’s Audio L (white) and R (red) jacks.
4. Connect the red and white plugs on the other end of the cable to
the corresponding audio output jacks on your video source.
A/V cable
If your video source has a stereo mini-jack instead of RCA jacks,
you can use a stereo mini-jack cable (not included). Connect it to
the Audio 1 jack on the projector.
A/V cable
stereo mini-jack cable
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Setting Up the Projector
Connecting an S-Video Cable
If your video source has an S-Video jack, you can use it to project a
higher quality video image. However, you’ll need an S-Video cable,
which may be included with your video source, or can be purchased
separately.
Before starting, make sure the projector and your DVD player or
other video source are turned off.
1. Insert one end of an S-Video cable into the projector’s S-Video
connector.
2. Insert the other end into the S-Video output port of your video
source.
3. If your video source has RCA audio, you can use the A/V cable to
connect to the projector’s Audio L (white) and R (red) jacks.
S-Video connector
S-Video cable
A/V cable
If your video source has a stereo mini-jack instead of RCA jacks,
you can use a stereo mini-jack cable (not included). Connect it to
the Audio 1 jack on the projector.
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Connecting a Component Video Cable
If your video source has component (blue, green, and red) connectors,
you can use them to project a higher quality video image. However,
you’ll need a VGA-to-component video cable, which is available from
EPSON; see page 8.
Before starting, make sure the projector and your DVD player or
other video device are turned off.
1. Connect the VGA end of the cable to the projector’s
Computer 2/Component Video port.
2. Connect the red, green, and blue leads at the opposite end of the
cable to the corresponding connectors on your video source.
3. If your video source has RCA audio, you can use the A/V cable to
connect to the projector’s Audio L (white) and R (red) jacks.
Computer 2/
Component Video port
VGA-to-component
video cable
A/V cable
If your video source has a stereo mini-jack instead of RCA jacks,
you can use a stereo mini-jack cable (not included). Connect it to
the Audio 1 jack on the projector.
4. If the image doesn’t display properly, you may need to change the
Comp2/YCbCr option in the projector’s Setting menu (see
page 54).
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Setting Up the Projector
2
Using the Projector
Once you’ve connected the projector to your computer or other
equipment (as described in Chapter 1 or Appendix A), you’re ready to
turn on the projector, adjust the image, and give your presentation.
Although you can operate the projector without it, the remote control
lets you use additional features. See Chapter 3 for instructions on
using the remote. This chapter covers the following:
■
Turning on the projector and other equipment
■
Adjusting the image
■
Controlling the projector
■
Shutting down the projector
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Turning On Your Equipment
Make sure your projector and other equipment are set up and
connected correctly, as described in Chapter 1 or Appendix A. Then
turn on your projector, as described below, followed by any
equipment you’ve connected to it. You can turn on your computer
and video equipment in any order, but if you have more than one
computer or video source connected, you may have to switch to the
desired source as described on page 28.
Turning On the Projector
Follow these steps to plug in and turn on the projector:
1. If you’re projecting video, first plug in and turn on your VCR,
DVD player, or other video source. (If you’re projecting from a
computer, go to step 2.)
2. Connect one end of the power cord to the power inlet on the back
of the projector.
3. Connect the other end to a grounded electrical outlet.
The P power light on top of the projector turns orange,
indicating that the projector is receiving power but not yet turned
on.
4. Remove the lens cap.
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Using the Projector
5. Press the red Power button on top of the projector.
The power light flashes green as the projector warms up, and the
projection lamp comes on in about 30 seconds. The power light
stays green, and you may see a blue screen with the No Signal
message displayed. This is normal.
power light
Power button
warning
6. Do one of the following:
■
If you’re projecting from a computer, turn on or restart your
computer. In a few moments, you should see your computer
display projected.
Never look into the lens when
the lamp is on. This can
damage your eyes, and is
especially dangerous for
children.
If you see a New Hardware Wizard message saying that it has
found a plug-and-play monitor, click Cancel. If you see a
New Hardware Wizard message about USB audio, click Next
and follow the instructions on the screen. (Windows only)
■
If you’re projecting a video, press the Play button on your
video source.
If a projected image fails to appear, see the next section for help.
Once you see your image, turn to page 24 for instructions on focusing
and making other image adjustments.
When you’re done with your presentation, shut down the projector as
described on page 29. Shutting down the projector correctly prevents
premature lamp failure and possible damage to the projector from
overheating.
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What To Do If You See a Blank Screen
If you see a blank screen or a blue screen with the No Signal message
after turning on your computer or video source, try the following:
■
Make sure the cables are connected correctly, as described on
page 12 (for laptops) or in Appendix A (for other systems).
■
Make sure the power light is green and not flashing and the lens
cover is off.
■
Try restarting your computer.
■
If you’ve connected more than one computer and/or video source,
you may need to press the Computer/YCbCr or Video button on
the projector’s control panel to select the correct source. (Allow a
few seconds for the projector to sync up after pressing the button.)
No Signal
If you’re using a PowerBook:
You may need to set up your system to display on the projector screen
as well as the LCD screen. Follow these steps:
1. From the Apple menu, select Control Panels, then click
Monitors and Sound.
2. Click the Arrange icon.
click here
drag one monitor
icon on top of
the other
3. Drag one monitor icon on top of the other.
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Using the Projector
If the Arrange option isn’t available, you may need to select one of the
Simulscan resolution settings:
1. Click the Monitor icon.
click here
select a
Simulscan
resolution
2. Select a Simulscan resolution as shown. (Allow a few seconds for
the projector to sync up after making the selection.)
If you’re using a PC laptop:
■
Press the function key that lets you display on an external
monitor. It’s often labelled with an icon such as
but it may
CRT/LCD
also be labelled
. You may have to hold down the Fn key
while pressing it. Check your laptop’s manual or online help for
details.
On most systems, the
key lets you toggle between the LCD
screen and the projector, or display on both at the same time.
Allow a few seconds for the projector to sync up after pressing it.
■
Depending on your computer’s video card, you might need to use
the Display utility in the Control Panel to make sure that both the
LCD screen and external monitor port are enabled. See your
computer’s documentation or online help for details.
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Adjusting the Image
Once you see your image, you’ll need to make certain adjustments:
■
To focus or zoom your image, see below.
■
If the image is too high or too low, you can reposition it. See
page 25.
■
If the image isn’t square, see page 26.
■
If only part of a computer image is displayed, you may need to
press the Resize button. See page 27 for more information.
■
If the projected image is flickering or “noisy,” see page 27.
Focusing and Zooming Your Image
Rotate the focus ring to sharpen the image.
focus ring
Rotate the zoom ring to reduce or enlarge the image.
zoom ring
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Using the Projector
If the image still isn’t large enough, you may need to move the
projector farther away from the screen. You can also use the E-Zoom
button on the remote control to zoom in on a portion of the image.
See page 35 for instructions.
Adjusting the Height of Your Image
If the image is too low, you can raise it by extending the projector’s
foot.
1. Stand behind the projector. Press the foot release button and lift
the front of the projector. This unlocks the foot.
back
adjustable
foot
foot release
button
2. Once the image is positioned where you want it, release the
button to lock the foot in position.
3. If you need to straighten the image, rotate the round adjustable
foot at the back of the projector.
If the image is no longer square after raising it, see the next section.
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Adjusting the Image Shape
If the projected image isn’t square or has a “keystone” shape, do one or
more of the following:
■
If your image looks like
or
, you’ve placed the
projector off to one side of the screen, at an angle. Move it directly
in front of the center of the screen, facing the screen squarely. If
you still can’t get a square image, press the left or right Keystone
button on the projector’s control panel:
Menu
Esc
Menu
Sync+
Tracking -
Auto
Tracking +
Keystone
Shift
Sync-
■
Esc
Sync+
Tracking -
Tracking +
Auto
Keystone
Shift
Sync-
If your image looks like
or
, press the top or bottom
Keystone button to correct the shape of the image. After
correction, your image will be slightly smaller.
Menu
Esc
Menu
Esc
Sync+
Sync+
Tracking -
Auto
Tracking +
Tracking -
Auto
Tracking +
Keystone
Shift
Sync-
Keystone
Shift
Sync-
You can also perform electronic keystone correction using the
projector’s Setting menu. See page 53.
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Using the Projector
Resizing the Image
Some computer images need to be resized to display in the projector’s
native resolution. If only part of your computer image is displayed,
you can correct it with the Resize button.
■
Press the Resize button on the projector’s control panel (or on
the remote control). The screen image is automatically
compressed.
■
Continue pressing the Resize button to pan around the screen in
the original resolution.
If you’re projecting from video equipment, pressing the Resize
button switches the aspect ratio between 4:3 and 16:9. If you’ve
zoomed in on your image (using the E-Zoom button on the remote),
you can press the Resize button to return it to the original display
size.
Resize button
Adjusting the Tracking and Synchronization
If you’re projecting from a computer and displaying an image that
contains a lot of detail (such as the text of a letter), you may notice one
or more vertical stripes or bands, or some of the characters may look
heavy or blurred. You can increase the clarity by pressing the Auto
button on the projector’s control panel (or the Auto button on the
remote control). This resets the projector’s tracking, sync, and
position settings.
If further adjustment is needed, you can correct the image manually
using the Tracking and Sync buttons as described on page 76.
Auto button
incorrect tracking
incorrect sync
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Controlling the Projector
While giving your presentation, you may want to switch between
picture sources, adjust the volume, or temporarily turn off the picture
and sound. Follow the instructions below to access theses features
from your projector’s control panel. You can also access these features,
plus many others, using the remote control as described in Chapter 3.
Switching Between Picture Sources
Power
Help
Computer/YCbCr
Video
Source
Menu
Esc
Sync+
Tracking -
Auto
Tracking +
If your projector is connected to more than one computer and/or
video source, you can use the buttons on the control panel (or remote
control) to switch between the different sources.
On the projector’s control panel, press the Computer/YCbCr button
to switch between computer sources and component video. Press the
Video button to switch between standard (composite) video and
S-Video.
After you select a source, the screen goes dark for a moment before the
image appears.
Adjusting the Volume
A/V Mute
button
If your presentation includes sound, you can adjust the volume from
the projector’s control panel. Press the left or right side of the Volume
button.
Turning Off the Picture and Sound
note
You can also have an image,
such as a company logo,
display on the screen
whenever you press the
A/V Mute button. See
page 51 for instructions.
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Using the Projector
You can use the A/V Mute button on the control panel to darken your
screen and turn off the sound. This is useful if you want to
temporarily re-direct your audience’s attention without the distraction
of a bright screen.
■
To turn off the picture and sound, press the A/V Mute button.
The screen goes dark.
■
To turn the picture and sound back on, press the button again.
Shutting Down the Projector
When you’ve finished using the projector, follow the recommended
procedure to shut it down. This extends the life of the lamp and
protects the projector from possible overheating.
1. If you’ve connected a computer or laptop and it’s displaying only
through the projector (the computer’s monitor is disconnected or
turned off), shut down the computer first; otherwise you may not
be able to see your computer’s display to shut it down properly.
2. To turn off the projector, press the red Power button on the
projector or remote control.
note
When the projector has not
received any input signals for
30 minutes, it automatically
turns off the projector lamp
and enters “sleep mode.” This
conserves electricity, cools the
projector, and extends the life
of the lamp. If you are done
using the projector, unplug
the power cord. If you want
to start projecting again, press
the Power button.
power light
Power button
You see a confirmation message. (If you don’t want to turn it off,
press any other button.)
3. Press the Power button again. The power light flashes orange for
about a minute as the projector cools down. When the projector
has cooled, the orange light stays on and the exhaust fan shuts off.
If you want to turn the projector on again, wait until the orange
light stops flashing. Then press the Power button.
4. If you extended the front foot, press the foot adjust button to
retract it.
5. Replace the lens cap and unplug the power cord.
caution
6. If you’re using a VCR or other video source, turn it off after you
turn off the projector.
To avoid damaging the
projector or lamp, never
unplug the power cord when
the power light is green or
flashing orange.
7. Disconnect all equipment, and store the projector in a protective
case.
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Using the Projector
3
Using the Remote Control
The remote control lets you access your projector’s features from
anywhere in the room—up to 30 feet away. You can use it to turn
the projector on and off, zoom in on a portion of your image, and
highlight your presentation.
If you’re using a computer and you’ve connected the mouse cable (as
described in Chapter 1 or Appendix A), you can use the remote
control as a wireless mouse.
This chapter covers the following information:
■
Turning on and using the remote control
■
Controlling the picture and sound
■
Highlighting your presentation
■
Using the remote control as a wireless mouse
Using the Remote Control 31
Turning On and Using the Remote
Control
caution
When replacing batteries,
take the following
precautions:
Don’t mix old and new
batteries.
■
Replace batteries as soon as
they run out. If the batteries
leak, wipe away battery fluid
with a soft cloth. If fluid gets
on your hands, wash them
immediately.
■
Before using the remote control, you need to install its batteries and
turn it on as described below.
Installing Batteries
Follow these steps to install or replace the batteries:
1. Press the tab to release the
battery compartment cover.
tab
Do not expose batteries to
heat or flame.
■
Dispose of used batteries
according to local regulations.
■
Remove batteries if you
won’t be using the projector
for a long period of time.
■
2. Remove the cover and insert
the two AA batteries included
with the projector as shown.
3. Replace the battery
compartment cover.
Turning On the Remote Control
Make sure batteries are installed. Then push up the on/off switch on
the side of the remote control to turn it on.
Turn off the remote control before transporting it or storing it in a
projector case. This prevents the batteries from discharging if
something presses against one of the buttons.
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Using the Remote Control
When using the remote control, stand within 30 feet of the projector.
Point the remote control either at the front or back of the projector or
at the screen (the projector’s front sensor can detect signals bounced
off the screen).
■
Press the button for the function you want to use. See the
following pages for instructions.
■
For some functions, you need to use the button like a mouse to
navigate on the screen. Press the edge of the button with your
thumb—or grasp it between your thumb and finger and tilt it in
the direction you want to move.
Controlling the Picture and Sound
You can use the remote control to select your source, adjust the
volume, temporarily turn off the picture and sound, freeze the action,
zoom in on the picture, or display a picture-in-picture video image.
Make sure you have set up your projector and connected any
equipment as described in Chapter 1 or Appendix A.
Switching Between Picture Sources
If you’ve connected your projector to a computer and/or video
sources, you can use the buttons on the remote control to switch
between the different sources.
■
Menu
Comp1
Press the Comp2/YCbCr button to select a computer or video
source connected to the Computer 2/Component Video port on
the projector.
■
Press the Comp 1 button to select a computer connected to the
DVI Computer 1 port on the projector.
■
Press the Video button to select a composite video source.
■
Press the S-Video button to select an S-video source.
Help
Comp2/YCbCr
Source
Video
S-Video
Auto
Resize
P in P
Preset
After you select a source, the screen goes dark for a moment before the
image appears.
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Adjusting the Volume
If you’ve connected an audio source to the projector, you can adjust
the sound that’s output through the projector’s speakers.
■
To increase the volume, press on the right side of the Volume
button.
■
To reduce the volume, press on the left side of the Volume
button.
Turning Off the Picture and Sound
Power
A/V Mute
Freeze
E-Zoom
You can use the A/V Mute button on the remote control to turn off
the image and sound and darken your screen. This is useful if you
want to temporarily re-direct your audience’s attention without the
distraction of a bright screen.
■
To turn off the picture, press the A/V Mute button. The screen
goes dark.
■
To turn the image back on, press the button again.
You can also have an image, such as a company logo, display on the
screen whenever you press the A/V Mute button. See page 51 for
instructions.
Stopping Action
Power
A/V Mute
Freeze
You can use the remote control to stop the action in your video or
computer image.
E-Zoom
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■
Press the Freeze button to stop the action and keep the current
image on the screen. The sound will continue.
■
Press the Freeze button again to re-start it.
Using the Remote Control
Zooming Your Image
You can zoom in on a portion of the image using the E-Zoom button
on the remote control.
1. Press the E-Zoom button.
Power
A/V Mute
Freeze
E-Zoom
A crosshair indicating the center of the zoom-in area appears on
the screen.
2. Use the
button to move the crosshair where you want it.
3. Press the right side of the E-Zoom button to enlarge the selected
area.
■
Press the button repeatedly to enlarge it up to four times in
25 steps.
■
Press and hold the button to zoom in to the size you want.
■
You can use the
button to scroll around the image.
4. Press the left side of the E-Zoom button to zoom out. You can
also press the Resize or Esc button to return to the original size.
Resizing the Image
Some computer images need to be resized to display in the projector’s
native format—1024 × 768 pixels. If only part of your computer
image is displayed, you can correct it with the Resize button.
■
Press the Resize button on the remote control (or on the
projector’s control panel). The screen image is automatically
compressed.
■
Continue pressing the Resize button to pan around the screen in
the original resolution.
If you’re projecting from video equipment, pressing the Resize
button switches the aspect ratio between 4:3 and 16:9. If you’ve
zoomed in on your image (using the E-Zoom button on the remote),
you can press the Resize button to return it to the original display
size.
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Displaying Picture-in-Picture Video
You can open a small video window on your computer image, and
view a video at the same time as your computer presentation. If you’re
using component video, you can display a second video (from a
composite or S-video source) in the window.
First make sure you have connected your VCR or other video sources
as described in Chapter 1. If you’re using S-video, you need to select it
in the P in P menu option as described on page 53.
1. Press the P in P button on the remote control. The screen may go
dark for a moment, and then your video image appears in a small
window on the screen. A menu appears in the lower left corner of
the screen, describing how to move and resize the image.
2. Use the button to reposition the video window on the screen.
You can use the E-Zoom button to enlarge or reduce the video
window.
3. When the window is located and sized the way you want, press
the button. The menu disappears, and your video plays on the
screen.
video window
4. When you’re finished viewing the picture-in-picture, press the
P in P button again. The video window disappears.
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Highlighting Your Presentation
You can highlight areas on the screen using the numbered buttons on
the remote control. You can use these “special effects” features to
annotate your presentation slides or call attention to your most
important points. The following three highlighting tools are available:
■
Pointer or cursor stamp (button 1)
■
Spotlight (button 2)
■
Bar (button 3)
Power
A/V Mute
Freeze
E-Zoom
spotlight
pointer
You can customize the highlighting tools through the Effect menu.
See page 50 for instructions.
bar
Using the Pointer
You can choose from three types of pointers and place them anywhere
on your screen.
1. To activate the pointer tool, press button 1 on the remote control.
A pointing hand appears in the center of the screen. To change it
to an arrow, press 1 again. Press 1 a third time to see a different
arrow.
2. Press the side of the button (or grasp it between your thumb
and finger) to move the arrow wherever you want it.
3. To “paste” the pointer on the screen, press down in the center of
the button. You can then continue to work with another
pointer, moving it around the screen or pasting it wherever you
want.
4. To erase the pointer(s) pasted on the screen and cancel the effect,
press Esc.
note
You can use the projector’s
Effect menu to select different
pointers. See page 50.
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Spotlighting Your Image
With the Spotlight tool, you can highlight part of the screen.
1. To activate the spotlight tool, press button 2 on the remote
control. A square spotlight appears on the image.
You can continue pressing button 3 to switch between three
spotlight sizes.
2. Use the
button to move the spotlight where you want it.
3. To remove the spotlight, press Esc.
You can change the default size of the spotlight using the Effect menu;
see page 50.
Using Horizontal and Vertical Highlights
With the bar tool, you can draw bold horizontal or vertical lines on
the screen to underline or highlight your presentation points. You can
choose from three types of bars.
note
You can change the color
and width of the bars
using the Effect menu.
See page 50.
1. To activate the bar tool, press button 3 on the remote control. A
horizontal bar appears across the screen. If you want a vertical bar,
press 3 again. If you want to try another horizontal bar, press 3
again.
2. Use the button to move the bar up and down the screen (or left
and right if you are using the vertical bar).
3. To cancel the bar drawing feature, press Esc.
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Using the Remote Control as a
Wireless Mouse
When you use the remote control as a wireless mouse, you can control
your computer or click through slideshow-style presentations (such as
PowerPoint) from up to 30 feet away. This gives you more flexibility,
since you won’t need to stand near your computer to change slides, for
example.
To control your computer with the remote, make sure you have
connected the mouse cable between the projector and your computer
as described on page 13 (for laptops) or in Appendix A (for other
systems).
■
To move the mouse pointer on the screen, aim the remote at the
screen and press on the edge of the button with your thumb—
or grasp it between your thumb and finger and tilt it in the
direction you want to move. This button works like the mouse
button on many laptop keyboards.
■
To click (or left-click), press the left mouse button below the
button. Or, press down on the center of the button. This
changes slides in a PowerPoint presentation in Slide Show mode.
■
To right-click, press the Esc button.
Power
Power
Freeze
A/V Mute
Freeze
A/V Mute
E-Zoom
E-Zoom
E-Zoom
Esc
Esc
Menu
Help
Comp1
Comp2/YCbCr
Menu
Help
Comp1
Comp2/YCbCr
Esc
Menu
S-Video
Video
Resize
Auto
Resize
P in P
Preset
P in P
Preset
Use the
button to
move the mouse pointer
Comp2/YCbCr
Source
S-Video
Auto
Volume
Help
Comp1
Source
Source
Video
Power
Freeze
A/V Mute
Volume
To left-click, press the
left mouse button
Video
S-Video
Auto
Resize
P in P
Preset
Volume
To right-click,
press Esc
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■
To double-click, press down twice on the left mouse button.
■
To click and drag, press down on the left mouse button and then
tilt the button in the direction you want to drag.
Power
A/V Mute
Freeze
Previous
E-Zoom
You can use the up and down arrow buttons on the remote control to
move the cursor or move through a PowerPoint presentation.
Next
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■
Press the down arrow to move forward through a presentation or
display the next slide.
■
Press the up arrow to move backward or display the previous slide.
Using the Remote Control
4
Fine-tuning the Projector
You can use the projector’s on-screen menus to adjust the image,
sound, and other features. You can also create your own startup
screen, customize the highlighting tools, and find out how long your
lamp has been in use. This chapter covers the following information:
■
Using the menu system
■
Adjusting the image
■
Adjusting the sound
■
Customizing the highlighting controls
■
Creating your own startup screen
■
Customizing projector features
■
Viewing lamp usage and other information
■
Restoring the default settings
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Using the Projector’s Menu System
The eight projector menus let you adjust and customize the projector
features from either the control panel or remote control:
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■
The Video menu controls the look and quality of the projected
image. It lets you adjust the image position and fine-tune settings
such as Brightness, Sharpness, and Contrast.
■
The Audio menu controls the volume level, treble, and bass
settings.
■
The Effect menu lets you change the cursor speed and modify the
highlighting tools available on the remote control.
■
The Setting menu allows you to set or adjust features such as the
Picture in Picture (P in P) video source, blank screen color,
A/V Mute display option, and sleep mode.
■
The User’s Logo menu lets you capture and store a custom image
or logo which you can then use as a startup screen or with the
A/V Mute option.
■
The Advanced menu lets you specify additional projector settings,
including menu language, startup screen, color setting, and rear or
ceiling projection.
■
The About menu provides information about lamp status and
computer or video settings.
■
The Reset All menu lets you restore the factory defaults for all the
projector settings.
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Changing Menu Settings
You can use the buttons on the control panel or remote control to
access the menus and change settings. Follow these steps:
1. To display the menu screen, press the Menu button on the
control panel or the remote control.
Computer/YCbCr
Video
Source
Menu
Help
Esc
Comp1
Sync+
Tracking -
Esc
Menu
Auto
Tracking +
Source
Video
control panel
Comp2/YCbCr
S-Video
remote control
You see the menu screen:
menu options
menus
The eight menus are listed on the left, and the options available
for the highlighted menu are shown on the right.
Sync+ or
Sync– button on the control panel,
2. Press the
or press up or down on the button on the remote control, to
scroll through the menu list.
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3. When the menu you want is highlighted, press the button on
the control panel or the remote control to select it. The highlight
moves to the first option for that menu.
Sync+ or
Sync– button (control panel) or the
4. Use the
button (remote control) to scroll through the list of options. (If
a computer or video source isn’t connected, certain options may
be unavailable.)
Tracking– or
Tracking+ button (control panel) or
5. Use the
the button (remote control) to change the setting for the
selected option.
note
If you want to go back to the
default settings on any menu,
select Reset, press , select
Yes, and then press .
Enabled settings are indicated by a green light, while disabled
ones are blank.
6. Press the Esc button to return to the main menu. Your changes
are saved automatically.
7. Press Esc again (or the Menu button) to exit the menu system.
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Adjusting the Image
The Video menu lets you make adjustments to the projected image.
The options available in the menu depend on which source is
connected to the projector: standard computer video (analog RGB),
DVI computer video (digital RGB), composite or S-Video,
component video, or RGB video (standard TV).
Video menu for standard computer display
(Analog-RGB)
Video menu for DVI computer display
(Digital-RGB)
Video menu for RGB-Video
Video menu for component video
Video menu for composite video or S-Video
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Repositioning the Image
note
Follow these steps to move the image to a different position:
If you have repositioned the
image or adjusted the sync
setting, you can use the
button on the control panel
or the Auto button on the
remote control to restore the
default settings.
1. Press the Menu button. You see the menu screen.
2. Press the
button to select the Video menu.
3. Press to select the Position option. You see a positioning
screen.
4. Use the Tracking and Sync buttons (control panel) or the
button (remote control) to move the image left, right, up, or
down.
5. When the image is positioned the way you want, press Esc to exit.
Adjusting Image Appearance
Follow these steps to adjust the appearance of your image:
1. Press the Menu button. You see the menu screen.
2. Press the
button to select the Video menu.
3. Use the Tracking and Sync buttons (control panel) or the
button (remote control) to set the following options:
■
Tracking (analog computer images only)
Removes unwanted vertical lines from a computer image by
matching the projector’s internal clock to the computer
display signal.
■
Sync (analog computer images only)
Corrects fuzziness by synchronizing the projector with the
tracking signal sent from the computer.
■
Brightness
Lightens or darkens the overall image.
■
Contrast
Adjusts the difference between light and dark areas. When
Auto is selected (the default), the projector performs gain
adjustment periodically.
■
Color (video only)
Adjusts the color depth or intensity of the image.
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■
Tint (NTSC video only)
Adjusts the balance of green to magenta in the image.
■
Sharpness
Adjusts the sharpness of the image.
■
Color Mode
Corrects the vividness of image color. You can select from the
following six settings, and save a different one for each
computer and/or video source:
sRGB: To use the sRGB standard for computer displays (the
default when projecting from a computer with analog video)
High Brightness: For presentations in bright rooms
Meeting: For projecting without color enhancement
Presentation: For presentations in dark rooms
Theater: For optimizing movie images with natural color
(the default for video or S-video display)
Amusement: For optimizing games
■
Resolution (analog computer images only)
Leave this setting at Auto to allow the projector to detect the
video signal automatically. If the projector is unable to sync
up with the computer, select Manual and choose one of the
settings.
■
Video Signal (video only)
Leave this setting at Auto unless you are using a 60-hertz PAL
system (select PAL60).
■
Noise Reduction (video only)
Reduces visual “noise.” This is especially useful when text and
video images are combined, as in movies with subtitles.
4. When the image is set correctly, press Esc or Menu. Your settings
are automatically saved.
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Saving and Recalling Computer Settings
When you are projecting from an analog computer source, you can
save and recall settings (resolution, tracking, sync signal, and position)
in up to five different combinations. This is useful if you use more
than one computer with the projector; you can save the settings for
each one and recall them when necessary. Follow these steps to save
the projector’s current settings:
1. Press the Menu button to display the Main menu.
2. Press the
button to select the Video menu.
Sync– button (control panel) or the
button
3. Use the
(remote control) to move down to the Preset option.
4. Press . You see the Preset Selection menu with the current
resolution setting displayed.
Sync– button (control panel) or the
button
5. Use the
(remote control) to select the number to which you want to assign
the current settings.
6. Press
press
. If you see an Overwrite? prompt, select Yes and
.
7. Press Esc or Menu to exit.
When you want to use a saved setting, press the Preset button on the
remote control. You see the selected setting displayed on the screen.
To select another number, press the Preset button again until the
setting number you want is displayed. The projector resets itself
according to the selected setting.
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Adjusting the Sound
You can use the Audio menu to select the audio source or adjust the
sound volume or treble/bass balance.
1. Press the Menu button. You see the menu screen.
Sync– button (control panel) or the
button
2. Use the
(remote control) to highlight Audio. You see the following:
3. Press
to select the Audio menu.
4. Use the Tracking and Sync buttons (control panel) or
the button (remote control) to set the following options:
■
Audio Input
Audio 1 is automatically selected for computer sound, and
Audio2 for video. Select USB to amplify computer sound
through a USB cable connected to the projector.
■
Volume
■
Treble
■
Bass
5. When you’re finished adjusting the sound, press Esc or Menu.
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Customizing the Highlighting Tools
The highlighting tools let you add pointers and other types of
annotations to your image, as described on pages 37 to 39. You can
use the Effect menu to customize these tools and set the pointer speed
for highlighting. The Reset option lets you return all the highlighting
tools to their default settings.
1. Press the Menu button. You see the main menu.
Sync– button (control panel) or the
button
2. Use the
(remote control) to highlight Effect. You see the Effect menu:
3. Press
to select the Effect menu.
4. Use the Tracking and Sync buttons (control panel) or the
button (remote control) to customize the following:
■
Pointer/Stamp
Lets you define the shape and size for three different pointers.
■
Spotlight
Lets you choose a large, medium, or small spotlight.
■
Bar
Lets you define three different bars. For each one, you can set
the color and width, and choose between vertical and
horizontal.
■
Pointer speed
Lets you choose low, medium, or high speed.
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5. When you’re finished customizing the highlighting tools, press
Esc. Your selections are saved.
Creating Your Own Startup Screen
You can transfer any image from your computer or video source to the
projector, and then use it as your startup screen. You can also use it as
the screen displayed when the projector is not receiving a signal or
when you press the A/V Mute button. The image can be a company
logo, slogan, photograph, or any other image you want to use.
Capturing the Image
Start by displaying the image you want to use. It can be an image from
either a computer or video source such as a DVD player or digital
camera. Then follow these steps to capture the image and transfer it to
the projector:
1. Press the Menu button on the control panel or remote control.
You see the menu screen.
Sync– button (control panel) or the
button
2. Use the
(remote control) to highlight the User’s Logo menu, then
press .
User's Logo Capture
Do you use the present image
as a user's logo?
Yes
3. When you see the screen shown at right, select Yes and press
A selection box displays over the image.
No
.
:Return
:Select
:Execute
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4. Use the Tracking and Sync buttons (control panel) or the
button (remote control) to select the area of the image you want
to use. Then press .
5. When you see the message “Do you use this image?” select Yes
and press .
You see the screen shown at the left.
User's Logo Capture
Set the zoom rate.
zoom rate :
100
:Return
:Select
200
300
:Execute
6. Use the Tracking and Sync buttons (control panel) or
the button (remote control) to select a zoom rate (display
size), and then press .
7. When the message “Do you save the user’s logo?” appears, select
Yes and press .
Saving the logo may take a few moments. Do not use your
projector or video source (computer, DVD player, etc.) while the
logo is being saved.
8. When you see the message “Saving the user’s logo is completed,”
press Esc to return to the menu screen.
Choosing When to Display the Image
note
You can also set up your
image as the startup screen
using the Advanced menu; see
page 55.
After your image is saved, you can set it up as the no-signal message
and/or the screen that’s displayed when you press A/V Mute.
1. Press the Menu button to display the menu screen (if not already
displayed).
Sync– button (control panel) or the
2. Use the
(remote control) to highlight the Setting menu.
3. Press the
button
button to select the Setting menu.
Sync– button (control panel) or the
button
4. Use the
(remote control) to highlight either No-Signal Msg. or A/V
Mute, depending on when you want the image to display.
Tracking+ button (control panel) or the
button
5. Use the
(remote control) to select Logo. This sets your image as the screen
to be displayed.
6. When you’re finished, press Esc or Menu to exit.
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Customizing Projector Features
You can use the Setting menu to disable the projector’s sleep mode,
adjust the image shape, and customize several other features.
1. Press the Menu button.
Sync– button (control panel) or the
button
2. Use the
(remote control) to highlight Setting. You see the options and
their settings on the right side:
3. Press
to select the Setting menu.
4. Use the Tracking and Sync buttons (control panel) or
the button (remote control) to set the following options:
■
V-Keystone or H-Keystone
Correct the shape of the image. Keystone correction makes
the image smaller, especially if you use both vertical
(V-Keystone) and horizontal (H-Keystone) correction. If
you need to adjust the shape in both directions, adjust the
vertical first. If the image looks uneven after you adjust the
shape, decrease the Sharpness setting (see page 47).
■
P in P
Selects the source used by the picture-in-picture display
(standard composite video or S-video).
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■
No-Signal Msg.
Selects a screen color or image to display when the projector is
not receiving a signal. The logo setting displays an image that
you have transferred to the projector (see page 51).
■
Prompt
Turns off the identifying text that appears briefly when you
switch picture sources. (It’s best to leave this on.)
■
A/V Mute
Selects the screen color or image to display when you press
the A/V Mute button. The logo setting displays an image that
you have transferred to the projector (see page 51).
■
Comp1 Input
Specifies the format for input to the Computer1 port. Select
Digital-RGB/Analog-RGB, Analog-RGB, or RGB-Video.
■
Comp2/YCbCr Input
Specifies the format for input to the Computer 2/
Component Video port. If the source is a computer, select
Analog-RGB. If the source is a video device, select YCbCr for
DVD images or YPbPr for progressive scan DVD or HDTV
images.
■
Sleep mode
When sleep mode is on, the projector turns off the lamp if it
has not received any input signals for 30 minutes. Turn sleep
mode off if you want the lamp to remain on all the time.
5. When you’re finished, press Esc or Menu.
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Setting Advanced Features
You can use the Advanced menu to configure the projector for rear
projection or ceiling mounting, and adjust several other features.
1. Press the Menu button.
Sync– button (control panel) or the
button
2. Use the
(remote control) to highlight Advanced. You see the features and
their settings on the right side:
3. Press
to select the Advanced menu.
4. Use the Tracking and Sync buttons (control panel) or
the button (remote control) to set the following options:
■
Language
Select from 9 languages to be used for the projector menus.
■
Startup Screen
Turn on to display your captured image or logo whenever the
projector starts. (See page 51 for more information.)
■
Color Adjustment
Adjusts the color temperature of the projected image. Select
Color Temp. to set a temperature between 5000 and
10000 K. Select RGB to adjust individual red, green, and
blue values, as shown. (Not available if sRGB is selected as
the Color Mode setting in the Video menu. See page 47 for
more information.)
■
Rear Proj.
Turn on to project from behind onto a transparent screen.
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■
Ceiling
Turn on when the projector is mounted upside-down from
the ceiling.
■
COM Port
Switches between serial (RS-232C) and USB communication
for programming/projector control.
5. When you’re finished, press Esc or Menu.
Viewing Lamp Usage and Other
Information
Use the About menu to view information about the display settings of
your computer and the number of hours the lamp has been used.
note
1. Press the Menu button. You see the main menu.
If you access the About menu
when the projector display is
set to video, you see only the
lamp life and the video signal
setting.
Sync– button (control panel) or the
2. Use the
(remote control) to highlight About.
button
You see the lamp usage hours and computer display settings on
the right:
note
The lamp usage timer doesn’t
register until you’ve used the
lamp for at least 10 hours.
The life span of the lamp is about 1500 hours. If the number
shown is close to 1500, make sure you have a spare lamp handy.
After you change the lamp, you need to reset the lamp timer.
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3. If you have changed the lamp, press to select Reset Lamp
Timer. Press
again, then select Yes when you see the prompt.
Press to confirm the reset.
4. When you’re finished, press Esc or Menu.
Restoring the Default Settings
The Reset All option lets you return all the projector settings to their
default values.
Select Reset All and press the button on the control panel or
remote control to display the confirmation screen. Select Yes to reset
all the default settings or No to cancel.
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5
Maintaining and
Transporting the
Projector
Y
our projector needs little maintenance. All you need to do on a
regular basis is keep the lens clean. Any dirt or smears on the lens may
show up on your projected image.
warning
Before you clean any part of
the projector, turn it off and
unplug the power cord. Never
open any cover on the
projector, except the lamp
and filter covers. Dangerous
electrical voltages in the
projector can injure you
severely. Do not try to service
this product yourself, except
as specifically explained in
this User’s Guide. Refer all
other servicing to qualified
service personnel.
You also need to periodically clean the air filter on top of the
projector. A clogged air filter can block ventilation needed to cool the
projector and keep it from overheating.
The only parts you should replace are the lamp and air filter. If any
other part needs replacing, contact your dealer or a qualified servicer.
This chapter covers the following:
■
Cleaning the lens
■
Cleaning the projector case
■
Cleaning and replacing the air filter
■
Replacing the lamp
■
Transporting the projector
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Cleaning the Lens
Clean the lenses whenever you notice dirt or dust on the surface.
■
Use a canister of compressed air to remove dust.
■
To remove dirt or smears on the lenses, use lens-cleaning paper. If
necessary, moisten a soft cloth with lens cleaner and gently wipe
the lens surface.
Remove the cap
before cleaning
Cleaning the Projector Case
Before you clean the case, first turn off the projector and unplug the
power cord.
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■
To remove dirt or dust, wipe the case with a soft, dry, lint-free
cloth.
■
To remove stubborn dirt or stains, moisten a soft cloth with water
and a neutral detergent. Then wipe the case.
■
Do not use wax, alcohol, benzene, thinner, or other chemical
detergents. These can damage the case.
Maintaining and Transporting the Projector
Cleaning and Replacing the Air Filter
Clean the air filter on the bottom of the projector after every 100
hours of use. If it is not cleaned periodically, it can become clogged
with dust, preventing proper ventilation. This can cause overheating
and damage the projector. To clean the air filter, follow these steps:
1. Turn off the projector, allow it to cool down, and unplug the
power cord.
2. Stand the projector on end with the handle on top to keep dust
and dirt from falling inside.
3. To clean the filter, EPSON recommends using a small vacuum
cleaner designed for computers and other office equipment. If you
don’t have one, gently clean the filter using a very soft brush (such
as an artist’s camel-hair brush).
If the dirt is difficult to remove or if the filter is broken, replace it.
Contact your dealer or call EPSON at (800) 873-7766 in the
United States and Canada to obtain a new one.
note
When you get a replacement
lamp for your projector, a
new air filter is included.
You should replace the filter
when you replace the lamp.
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4. If you need to replace the filter, press the arrow tab and lift up the
filter to remove it.
Press the arrow tab
5. To install a new filter, first insert the tabs, then press down until it
clicks in place.
warning
Be extremely careful when
removing the lamp module.
In the unlikely event that the
bulb has ruptured, small glass
fragments may be present and
should be removed with
caution.
If your projector is mounted
on the ceiling, you should
unmount it before accessing
the lamp compartment. This
will make it easier for you to
replace the lamp and
minimize the chance of any
small glass fragments
dropping from the projector.
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Replacing the Lamp
The projection lamp typically lasts for about 1500 hours of use. It is
time to replace the lamp when:
■
The projection image gets darker or starts to deteriorate.
■
The lamp warning light
■
The message LAMP REPLACE appears on the screen when the
lamp comes on (after about 1400 hours of use). To maintain
projector brightness and image quality, replace the lamp as soon
as possible.
is red or flashing red.
Contact your dealer or call EPSON at (800) 873-7766 in the United
States and Canada for a replacement lamp. Request part number
ELPLP15.
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Follow these steps to replace the lamp:
1. Turn off the projector, wait for it to cool down (when the light
stops flashing), then unplug the power cord.
2. Allow the projector to cool for at least half an hour (if it has been
on).
warning
Let the lamp cool before
replacing it. If the lamp
breaks, handle the shards
carefully to avoid injury.
3. Use a screwdriver to slide the latch and pop open the lamp cover.
Then lift up and remove it.
4. Use a screwdriver to loosen the two silver screws holding the lamp
in place. (You can’t remove these screws.)
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5. Grasp the lamp as shown and pull it straight out.
caution
Do not touch the glass
portion of the lamp assembly.
Touching the glass could
result in premature lamp
failure.
6. Gently insert the new lamp.
7. Once the lamp is fully inserted, tighten its screws.
8. To replace the lamp cover, insert the tabs and then snap the cover
into place. (The projector won’t come on if the lamp cover is
loose.)
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Resetting the Lamp Timer
After you replace the lamp, you need to reset the lamp timer using the
projector’s menu.
1. Press the Menu button on the control panel or the remote
control. You see the main menu.
2. Use the Sync– button (control panel) or the
control) to highlight About.
button (remote
You see the lamp usage hours and other settings.
3. Press to select Reset Lamp Timer. Press
prompt:
4. Select Yes, then press
again. You see this
.
5. When you’re finished, press Esc or Menu.
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Transporting the Projector
note
EPSON shall not be liable
for any damages incurred
during transportation.
The projector contains many glass and precision parts. If you need to
transport it, follow these packing guidelines to prevent damage
to the projector:
■
When shipping the projector for repairs, use the original
packaging material if possible. If you do not have the original
packaging, use equivalent materials, placing plenty of cushioning
around the projector.
■
When transporting the projector a long distance, first put it in a
carrying case (such as an optional EPSON case), then pack it in a
firm box, using cushioning around the case.
■
If you want to store the remote control inside the projector’s
carrying case, be sure to turn it off using the switch on its side.
This prevents the batteries from discharging if something presses
against one of the buttons.
■
When you are hand-carrying the projector, use the carrying
handle.
carrying handle
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6
Solving Problems
This chapter helps you solve problems with your projector, and tells
you how to contact technical support for problems you can’t solve
yourself. This chapter explains the following:
■
Using the projector’s on-screen help system
■
What to do when the projector’s status lights flash
■
Solving problems with the image or sound
■
Solving problems with the remote control
■
Contacting technical support
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Using On-Screen Help
If the image doesn’t look right or your audio isn’t working, you can
get help by pressing the blue ? Help button on top of the projector or
on the remote control. The following choices are available:
■
Help for the image
■
Help for the sound
■
Language selection (Language)
Follow these steps to get help:
1. Press the blue ? Help button on the projector or the remote
control.
Esc
Power
Help
Computer/YCbCr
Video
Menu
Help
Comp1
Comp2/YCbCr
Source
Menu
Esc
Video
control panel
S-Video
remote control
You see the Help menu:
doesn't
Sync+ or
Sync– button on the projector (or
2. Press the
use the button on the remote control) to highlight one of the
options. Then press the button to select it.
Tracking– or
Tracking+ button on the projector
3. Press the
(or use the button on the remote control) to highlight the
problem you want to solve. Then press the button to view the
solution(s).
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Solving Problems
4. Highlight a solution (if this choice is available). Then press the
button to select the solution.
Press the Esc button if you need to back up.
If the solution is to adjust one of the settings, press either
Tracking– or
Tracking+ button on the projector (or
the
use the button on the remote control) to adjust it.
5. To exit the Help system, press the blue ? Help button.
If none of the suggestions solves your problem, see additional
solutions to problems in the following sections.
What To Do When the Lights Flash
The lights on top of the projector indicate the projector’s status and
let you know when a problem occurs.
power light
lamp light
temperature
light
If the projector is not working correctly, first turn it off, let it cool,
and unplug it. Then plug the power cord back in and turn on the
projector. If this does not solve the problem, check the status lights on
top of the projector and try the solutions recommended on the
following pages.
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The
power light is flashing orange and you cannot turn
on the projector.
The lamp is cooling down. Wait until the light turns off and then
press the Power button to turn on the projector.
The
power light does not come on.
Make sure the power cord is connected securely both at the power
outlet and the projector. If you have just replaced the lamp, make sure
the cover is securely fastened.
The
lamp warning light is red or flashing red.
Replace the lamp as described on page 62.
The
lamp warning light is flashing orange.
The lamp is almost burned out. Make sure you have a replacement
lamp ready.
The
■
The projector is too hot, and is in a high-speed cooling cycle.
Make sure the room temperature does not exceed 95 °F (35 °C)
and there is plenty of space around and under the projector for
ventilation.
■
The air filter may be clogged. Clean or replace it as described on
page 61.
The
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temperature light is red.
■
The projector is overheating, which turns the lamp off
automatically. Wait until the cooling fan stops, then unplug the
power cord. Plug the power cord back in and press the Power
button. Make sure the room temperature is not above 95 °F
(35 °C) and there is plenty of space around and under the
projector for ventilation.
■
The air filter may be clogged. Clean or replace it as described on
page 61.
warning
Except as specifically
explained in this
User’s Guide, do not
attempt to service this
product yourself.
temperature light is flashing orange.
■
If the projector continues to overheat after you clean the air filter,
the problem may be caused by damage to the cooling fan or
temperature sensor. Contact EPSON for help.
Refer to the following table for a complete description of the
projector’s status lights and their meaning:
Status lights
Light
Status
Description
orange
The projector is in sleep mode. You can unplug it or press the Power
button to turn it on.
flashing green
The projector is warming up. Wait for the image to appear.
green
The projector is operating normally.
flashing orange
The projector is cooling down. You can’t turn it back on (and you
should not unplug it) until the light stops flashing and remains orange.
flashing red
Power is cut off because of an internal problem. Remove the power
cord and contact EPSON for help.
red
The lamp is burned out. Replace it as described on page 62.
flashing orange
The lamp is almost burned out. Make sure you have a replacement
lamp ready.
flashing red
There is a problem with the lamp, power supply, fan, or circuit. If
necessary, replace the lamp as described on page 62.
flashing orange
The projector is too hot. Make sure the temperature surrounding the
projector does not exceed 95 °F (35 °C) and there is plenty of space
around and under the projector for ventilation. Clean the air filter if
necessary. See page 61 for instructions.
red
The projector is overheating, which turns off the lamp automatically.
Let it cool for a few minutes, then turn it back on. Make sure there is
plenty of space around and under the projector for ventilation. If it
continues to overheat, you may need to change the air filter. See
page 61 for instructions.
flashing red
There is a problem with the cooling fan or temperature sensor. Turn
off the projector and unplug it. Contact EPSON for help.
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Solving Problems with the
Image or Sound
No image appears on the screen.
■
Check that the P power light is green, not flashing, and the lens
cap is off.
■
The projector may be in sleep mode. If the P power light is
orange, press the Power button to turn the projector on.
■
If the power was switched off and then on again, the projector
may still be cooling down. Wait until the power light stops
flashing and remains orange; then press the Power button again.
■
Try pressing the Power button on the remote control.
■
Make sure the Brightness setting on the Video menu is correct.
See page 46 for more information. Try selecting the Reset All
setting to return all setup menus to their default values.
■
Press the A/V Mute button to make sure the picture has not been
turned off temporarily.
■
The attached computer may be in sleep mode or displaying a
black screen saver. Try pressing a key on the computer.
You see a blue screen with the message No Signal displayed.
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■
Make sure the cables are connected correctly, as described in
Chapter 1.
■
Try restarting your computer.
■
If you’ve connected a computer and one or more video sources,
you may need to press the Computer/YCbCr or Video button
(on the projector) or the Comp1, Comp2/YCbCr, Video, or
S-Video button (on the remote control) to select the correct
source. Allow a few seconds for the projector to sync up after
pressing the button.
If you’re using a PC laptop:
■
Hold down the Fn key and press the function key that lets you
display on an external monitor. It may have an icon such as
, or it may be labelled CRT/LCD. Allow a few seconds for
the projector to sync up after pressing it. Check your laptop’s
manual or online help for details.
On most systems, the
key lets you toggle between the LCD
screen and the projector, or display on both at the same time.
■
Depending on your computer’s video card, you might need to use
the Display utility in the Control Panel to make sure that both the
LCD screen and external monitor port are enabled. See your
computer’s documentation or online help for details.
If you’re using a PowerBook:
1. From the Apple menu, select Control Panels, then click
Monitors and Sound.
2. Click the Arrange icon.
3. Drag one monitor icon on top of the other. This lets you
display on the projector screen as well as the LCD screen.
4. If this option isn’t available, click the Monitor icon.
5. Select one of the listed Simulscan resolutions. (Allow a few
seconds for the projector to sync up after making the
selection.)
The message Not Supported is displayed.
■
Make sure the Comp1 Input and Comp2/ YCbCr options in the
Setting menu are correct. See page 54.
■
Make sure your computer’s resolution doesn’t exceed UXGA
(1600 × 1200), and the frequency is supported by the projector
(see page 106). If necessary, change your computer’s resolution
setting as described on the following page.
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Only part of the computer image is displayed.
■
Press the Resize button on the remote control.
■
Make sure the image Position setting is correct on the Video
menu. See page 46 for more information.
■
Make sure your computer’s resolution setting is correct. Ideally, it
should be 1024 × 768 (800p and 810p) or 800 × 600 (600p) to
match the projector’s native resolution. If this option isn’t
available, select one of the other compatible video formats listed
on page 106.
■
■
Windows:
Right-click the desktop, select Properties, click the Settings
tab, and select a different resolution.
■
Macintosh:
On the Apple menu, choose Control Panels, then click
Monitors and Sound. Select a different resolution.
You also may need to modify existing presentation files if you
created them for a different resolution. See your software
documentation for specific information.
The image isn’t square, but trapezoid-shaped.
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■
If the projector isn’t directly in front of the screen, facing the
screen squarely, the image will be broader at the left or right side.
Hold down the
or
button on top of the projector until the
image is square.
■
If you’ve tilted the projector upward by extending the legs, the
image will be broader at the top. Hold down the
or
button on top of the projector until the image is square.
The image contains static or noise.
■
Make sure the Comp1 Input and Comp2/ YCbCr options in the
Setting menu are correct. See page 54.
■
If you’re using a computer cable longer than 6 feet (2 meters), or
an extension cable, the image quality may be reduced.
■
Keep your computer and video cables away from the power cord
as much as possible to prevent interference.
■
The video signal may be split between the computer and the
projector. If you notice a decline in the projected image quality
when the image is displayed simultaneously on your laptop
computer and the projector, turn off the laptop’s LCD display.
The image is blurry.
■
There may be dirt or smears on the lens. Clean the lens as
described on page 60.
■
Adjust the focus using the focus ring.
■
Make sure the lens is not fogged by condensation. You may need
to wait before using the projector after moving it from a cold
environment to a warm environment.
■
Adjust the Sharpness setting on the Video menu (see page 46).
When you change video settings, you should be able to see the
effect on the screen immediately. If you’re projecting from a
computer, you may also need to adjust the tracking and sync as
described in the next section. If you don’t like the new settings,
you can always select Reset to return to the factory default
settings.
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You see vertical stripes or the image still looks blurry after
trying the solutions in the previous section.
■
If you’re projecting from a computer and displaying an image that
contains a lot of fine detail, you may notice one or more vertical
stripes or bands, or some of the characters may look heavy or
blurred. Press the button on the projector or the Auto button
on the remote control. This resets the projector’s tracking and
sync settings.
■
If further adjustment is needed, you can fine-tune the Tracking
and Sync settings manually using the buttons on the projector’s
control panel (or using the Video menu as described on page 46).
1. Fill the screen with an image containing fine detail when
making these adjustments. For example, in Windows you can
select a pattern to appear as your desktop background. If this
option isn’t available, try projecting black text on a white
background.
2. Hold down the Shift button and press the Tracking– or
Tracking+ buttons to eliminate vertical stripes.
Tracking -
Tracking +
Auto
Keystone
Shift
Sync-
Resi e
(If you don’t see any changes on screen while pressing the
buttons, select Reset All in the projector’s menu system as
described on page 56; then repeat the tracking adjustment.)
3. Hold down the Shift button and press the Sync– and Sync+
buttons to increase the sharpness of the image.
Sync+
Tracking -
Auto
Keystone
Shift
Sync-
R
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Tracking +
i
The colors of the image are not right.
■
If you’re displaying a computer image, use the Color Mode
option in the projector’s Video menu to adjust the color. If you’re
displaying video, adjust the Color, Tint, and Color Mode
settings on the Video menu.
■
Try changing the Color Adjustment setting on the Advanced
menu.
■
Check your computer display settings to correct the color balance.
note
Because of the different
technologies used, your
projected image may not
exactly match the colors on
your laptop or computer
monitor.
There is no sound.
■
Try turning up the volume. Press the right side of the Volume
button on the remote control or the projector’s control panel.
■
If you’re using a VCR or other video source, make sure the
volume is not turned all the way down or muted. Also, make sure
the cables are connected correctly, as described in Chapter 1.
■
If your presentation includes computer audio, make sure the
volume control on your computer is not turned all the way down
or muted. Make sure the USB cable is securely connected to the
projector and your computer, and the drivers are installed. If
you’re using the audio cable, make sure it is securely connected to
both the projector and your computer’s headphone jack or
audio out jack. See page 14 (for laptops) or Appendix A (for other
systems).
■
Make sure the Windows volume controls on your computer are
not turned all the way down or set to Mute. You may be able to
check this by clicking the volume control in your Windows
System Tray (lower right corner of the screen).
■
Make sure the A/V Mute button is not enabled.
■
The wrong source may be selected. Press the Computer/YCbCr
or Video button on the projector—or the Comp1,
Comp2/YCbCr, Video, or S-Video button on the remote
control—to select the correct source.
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Solving Problems with the Remote
Control
The projector doesn’t respond to remote control commands.
on/off
switch
■
Make sure the remote control is turned on.
■
Make sure you are within 30 feet (9 meters) of the projector, and
within range of the projector’s front or back sensor
(approximately 30° to left or right and 15° above or below).
■
The remote control batteries may not be installed correctly or may
be low on power. To change the batteries, see page 32.
■
Dim the room lights and turn off any fluorescents. Make sure the
projector is not in direct sunlight. Strong lighting, especially
fluorescent lights, may affect the projector’s infrared receivers.
■
Turn off any nearby equipment that emits infrared energy, such
as a radiant room heater.
You can’t control the mouse pointer with the remote
control.
Make sure the cable is securely connected to both your computer’s
mouse or USB port and the projector’s mouse or USB port. For
details, see page 13 (for laptops) or Appendix A (for other systems).
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Where To Get Help
EPSON provides technical assistance through electronic support
services and automated telephone services 24 hours a day, as listed in
the following table.
Electronic support services
Service
Access
World Wide Web
From the Internet, you can reach EPSON’s product
support page at http://support.epson.com. After
selecting your product, you can access
troubleshooting information, download product
documentation, and receive technical advice
through e-mail.
Presenters Online
Access tips, templates, and training for developing
successful presentations at
http://www.presentersonline.com
Telephone Support Services
To use the EPSON PrivateLine Support service, call (800) 637-7661
and enter the PIN on the EPSON PrivateLine Support card included
in your Owner’s Kit. This is the fastest way of speaking to a live
representative, and it’s free. This service is available 6 AM to 6 PM,
Pacific Time, Monday through Friday, for the duration of your
warranty period.
You may also speak with a projector support specialist by dialing one
of these numbers:
■
U.S.: (562) 276-4394, 6 AM to 6 PM, Pacific Time, Monday
through Friday
■
Canada: (905) 709-3839, 6 AM to 6 PM, Pacific Time, Monday
through Friday
Toll or long distance charges may apply.
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Before you call, please have the following information ready:
■
Product name (EPSON PowerLite 600p, 800p, or 810p)
■
Product serial number (located on the bottom of the projector)
■
Computer configuration
■
Description of the problem
You can purchase screens, carrying cases, or other accessories
from EPSON at (800) 873-7766 or by visiting the EPSON Store at
www.epsonstore.com (U.S. sales only). In Canada, please call
(800) 873-7766 for dealer referral.
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A
Appendix A: Connecting to
Additional Equipment
This appendix explains how to connect the projector to a desktop PC
or Macintosh, high-end workstation, more than one computer, or a
DVI video source. It also provides guidance on setting up the
projector in a permanent installation.
The following information is covered:
■
Installing the projector
■
Connecting to a PC desktop computer
■
Connecting to a desktop Macintosh
■
Connecting to a second computer
■
Connecting to a high-end workstation
■
Connecting to a DVI video source
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Installing the Projector
The projector can be installed for four different viewing setups: front
projection, ceiling mounting, rear projection onto a semi-transparent
screen, or rear/ceiling projection, as shown:
front projection
rear projection
ceiling mounting
rear/ceiling projection
To project from overhead, you’ll need to select Ceiling in the
projector’s Advanced menu. To project from the rear, select Rear
Proj. See “Setting Advanced Features” on page 55.
note
See “Positioning the
Projector” on page 10 for
more information.
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If you’re mounting the projector on the ceiling and you place it above
screen level, you’ll have to tilt it down to position the image on-screen.
This causes the image to lose its square shape. You can then correct
the distortion by using the V Keystone function in the projector’s
menu system (see “Customizing Projector Features” on page 53) or by
using the Keystone buttons on the projector’s control panel.
If you place the projector’s lens so it’s level with the top of the screen,
the image will be square and you won’t have to adjust it. If you place
the lens lower than the top of the screen, you’ll have to tilt the
projector upward if you want to fill the whole screen with the image.
Appendix A: Connecting to Additional Equipment
Connecting to an External Audio System
The projector’s internal speakers are loud enough for most rooms.
However, if your installation requires maximum volume and sound
quality, you can connect the projector to external speakers or a public
address (PA) system. This disables the projector’s internal speakers.
If you’ve connected multiple audio and video sources to the projector,
the projector will automatically switch the audio along with the video
source whenever you choose a different video source. (See “Switching
Between Picture Sources” on page 28 or page 33.)
To connect the projector to an external sound system, you will need
an RCA-to-3.5 mm stereo audio cable, which may be included with
your sound system, or may be purchased from an electronics store.
Before you start, make sure the projector and speakers or PA system
are turned off.
1. Connect the cable’s 3.5-mm stereo miniplug to the projector’s
Audio Out jack.
Audio Out jack
2. Connect the RCA plugs on the opposite end of the cable to the
left and right jacks of your speaker or PA system.
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Connecting to a PC Desktop Computer
You can connect the projector to any IBM-compatible PC. This
section includes instructions for the following:
■
Connecting the computer cable
■
Connecting the mouse cable (if you want to use the remote
control as a mouse or use USB audio)
■
Connecting the audio cable (if you’ll be projecting with audio)
Follow the steps in each section for the cables you need to connect.
Before beginning, make sure the projector and computer are turned
off. If you need help with positioning the projector, see page 10.
Connecting the Computer Cable
1. Disconnect the monitor cable from the video port on the back of
the computer.
2. If you’ll be viewing the display on your computer monitor as well
as the projector screen, connect the monitor cable to the
projector’s Monitor Out port, as shown.
Monitor
Out port
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3. Connect one end of the computer cable to the projector’s
Computer2/Component Video port, as shown.
Computer2/Component Video Port
4. Connect the other end of the cable to the computer’s video port.
5. Tighten the screws on the connectors.
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Connecting the Mouse Cable
note
If you have a PC with a
serial mouse port, you’ll need
a serial mouse cable. See your
projector dealer to obtain the
correct cable.
To use the remote control as a mouse, follow the steps below. You’ll
use a different mouse cable, depending on whether your computer has
a round PS/2 mouse port or a flat USB port.
The USB cable also provides audio support. If your computer
supports USB and your presentation includes sound, you can play it
through the projector’s speakers by connecting the USB cable.
1. Connect the square end of the USB cable to the projector’s USB
port as shown.
USB port
USB cable
2. Disconnect your mouse from the port on the back of your
computer and replace it with the other end of the cable. (Your
computer’s mouse will be disabled while you are using the remote
control as a mouse.)
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Connecting the Audio Cable
If your presentation includes sound and you want to use the
projector’s built-in speakers, you’ll need to connect a stereo, mini-jack
audio cable (not included). If you connected the USB cable, you may
not need a separate audio cable.
1. Connect one end of the audio cable to the Audio 1 jack on the
projector.
Audio 1 jack
audio cable
2. Connect the other end of the audio cable to the speaker or
audio out port on the computer’s sound card.
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Connecting to a Desktop Macintosh
note
Macintosh configurations
vary. See your computer
manual for the location of the
ports needed to connect your
projector. Older models may
require a Macintosh adapter
set, which you may purchase
from EPSON; see page 8.
You can connect the projector to any desktop Macintosh. This section
includes instructions for the following:
■
Connecting the computer cable
■
Connecting the mouse cable (if you want to use your remote
control as a mouse or use USB audio)
■
Connecting the audio cable (if you’ll be projecting with audio)
Follow the steps in each section for the cables you need to connect.
Before beginning, make sure the projector and computer are turned
off. If you need help with positioning the projector, see page 10.
Connecting the Computer Cable
1. Disconnect the monitor cable from the video port on the back of
the Macintosh.
2. If you’ll be viewing the display on your computer monitor as well
as the projector screen, connect the monitor cable to the
projector’s Monitor Out port, as shown.
Monitor
Out port
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3. Connect one end of the computer cable to the projector’s
Computer 2/ Component Video port, as shown.
Computer2/Component Video port
Macintosh desktop
adapter (if needed)
4. Connect the other end of the computer cable to the video port on
the Macintosh. If it doesn’t fit, you may have to use a Macintosh
desktop adapter, which you can buy from EPSON (see page 8).
To use the adapter, remove its cover as
shown and set its DIP switches according
to the resolution you want to use, such as
16-inch mode. See your Macintosh
documentation for instructions.
Replace the cover and connect the
adapter to the free end of the computer
video cable. Then plug the cable (with
the adapter) into the video port on your
Macintosh.
5. Tighten the screws on the connectors.
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Connecting the Mouse Cable
To use the remote control as a mouse follow the steps below. If the
Macintosh has a USB port, you can use the USB mouse cable
included with the projector. If it has a round mouse port, you’ll need a
Macintosh mouse cable; see your projector dealer for help in obtaining
the correct cable.
The USB cable also provides audio suport. If your Macintosh supports
USB and your presentation includes sound, you can play it through
the projector’s speakers by connecting the USB cable.
1. Connect the square end of the USB cable to the projector’s USB
port.
USB port
USB cable
2. Disconnect your Macintosh’s mouse cable. Connect the other end
of the projector’s mouse cable to a USB port on your Macintosh.
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Connecting the Audio Cable
If your presentation includes sound and you want to use the
projector’s built-in speakers, you’ll need to connect a stereo, mini-jack
audio cable (not included). If you connected the USB cable, you may
not need a separate audio cable.
1. Connect one end of the audio cable to the Audio 1 jack on the
projector.
Audio1 jack
audio cable
2. Connect the other end of the audio cable to the speaker or audio
out port on the Macintosh.
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Connecting to a Second Computer
To connect a second computer to the projector, you need to use the
projector’s Computer1 port. You’ll need an optional DVI-analog
cable, unless the computer supports DVI (Digital Visual Interface)
video.
1. Connect one end of the cable to the computer’s video port.
2. Connect the other end to the projector’s Computer1 port as
shown.
Computer 1 port
3. To display images properly, make sure the Comp1 Input option
in the projector’s Setting menu is set correctly. See page 54 for
instructions.
4. If you want to hear the computer’s audio through the projector,
you’ll need to connect the USB cable or purchase an RCA-to3.5 mm stereo cable (available from your electronics store or video
dealer).
Insert the cable’s 3.5-mm plug into your computer’s audio-out
port. Then attach the connectors at the other end of the cable to
the projector’s Audio 2 jacks, matching the white plug to the
L jack and the red plug to the R jack.
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Connecting to a High-End Workstation
There is no across-the-board standard for workstation video output.
However, your PowerLite projector is capable of remapping input
resolutions up to 1600 × 1200 pixels. Workstations that follow the
SXGA standard and use the HD15 (standard VGA) connector won’t
need an adapter cable or any special connection device. If your system
varies, contact your computer dealer for help in connecting your
workstation.
Connecting to a DVI Video Source
The projector’s DVI (Digital Visual Interface) port receives pictures
directly from your computer in digital format. This lets the projector
display images of greater clarity than can be achieved using a standard
analog VGA connection.
To project images in digital video format, follow these steps:
1. Connect the computer’s DVI cable to the projector’s Computer1
port.
Computer1 port
2. To display images properly, make sure the Comp1 Input option
in the projector’s Setting menu is set correctly. See page 54 for
instructions.
If you want to connect audio for this computer, use the projector’s
Audio 1 port; if you want to connect a mouse cable (to use the remote
control as a wireless mouse), use the Mouse or USB port.
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B
Appendix B: Notices
T
his chapter i ncludes safety instructions and other important information
about your EPSON PowerLite projector.
Important Safety Instructions
Follow these safety instructions when setting up and using the projector:
■
Do not place the projector on an unstable cart, stand, or table.
■
Do not use the projector near water or sources of heat.
■
Use the type of power source indicated on the projector. If you are not
sure of the power available, consult your dealer or power company.
■
Place the projector near a wall outlet where the plug can be easily
unplugged.
Placez l’appareil près d’une prise de courant où la fiche peut être débranchée
facilement.
■
Insert the projector’s three-wire grounding-type plug into a properly
grounded outlet. If you have a two-prong outlet, contact an electrician
to replace it. Do not hold the plug with wet hands.
■
Take the following precautions for the plug. Failure to comply with
these precautions could result in sparks or fire: Do not insert the plug
into an outlet with dust present. Insert the plug firmly into the outlet.
■
Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords, or integral convenience
receptacles. This can cause fire or electric shock.
■
Do not place the projector where the cord can be walked on. This may
result in fraying or damage to the plug.
■
Unplug the projector from the wall outlet before cleaning. Use a damp
cloth for cleaning. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners.
■
Do not block the slots and openings in the projector case. They provide
ventilation and prevent the projector from overheating. Do not operate
the projector on a sofa, rug, or other soft surface, or in a closed-in
cabinet unless proper ventilation is provided.
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■
Never push objects of any kind through the cabinet slots. Never spill
liquid of any kind into the projector.
■
Except as specifically explained in this User’s Guide, do not attempt to
service this product yourself. Refer all servicing to qualified personnel.
Opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltages and
other hazards.
■
Unplug the projector during lightning storms or when it will not be used
for extended periods.
■
Do not place the projector and/or remote control on top of
heat-producing equipment or in a hot location.
■
Unplug the projector from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified
service personnel under the following conditions: When the power cord
or plug is damaged or frayed. If liquid has been spilled into the
projector, or if it has been exposed to rain or water. If it does not operate
normally when you follow the operating instructions, or if it exhibits a
distinct change in performance, indicating a need for service. If it has
been dropped or the housing has been damaged.
■
If you use the projector in a country other than where you purchased it,
use the correct power cord for that country.
■
Do not stand on the projector or place heavy objects
on it.
■
Do not use the projector outside of the required temperature range of 41
to 95 °F (5 to 35 °C). Doing so may cause an unstable display and could
lead to projector damage.
■
Do not store the projector outside of the required temperature range of
14 to 140 °F (-10 to 60 °C) or in direct sunlight for long periods of time.
Doing so may cause damage to the case.
Remote Control Information
You can operate the projector by remote control via a line-of-sight infrared
(IR) receiver at the front and rear of the projector. The projector may not
respond to remote control commands under the following conditions:
■
There is an object between the remote control IR emitter and the IR
receiver on the projector.
■
Ambient light is too bright.
■
Certain types of fluorescent lighting are used.
■
A strong light source shines into the IR receiver.
■
Other equipment that emits infrared energy, such as a radiant room
heater, is in the room.
These conditions commonly cause problems for most infrared-controlled
equipment. Try the following:
■
Make sure the remote control is turned on.
■
The remote control unit’s batteries may be low on power; replace them.
■
Dim the ambient lighting and/or turn off any fluorescent lights.
■
Close any window coverings and/or move the projector out of direct
sunlight.
■
Turn off other equipment that emits infrared energy.
If the remote control still does not work properly, remember you can always
control your computer-based presentation directly from the computer, even
in an environment containing one of the conditions listed above.
Appendix B: Notices 97
Declaration of Conformity
According to 47CFR, Part 2 and 15
Class B Personal Computers and Peripherals; and/or CPU Boards and Power
Supplies used with Class B Personal Computers
We:
Located at:
EPSON AMERICA, INC.
3840 Kilroy Airport Way
MS: 6-43
Long Beach, CA 90806-2469
Telephone:
(562) 290-5254
Declare under sole responsibility that the product identified herein, complies
with 47CFR Part 2 and 15 of the FCC rules as a Class B digital device. Each
product marketed, is identical to the representative unit tested and found to
be compliant with the standards. Records maintained continue to reflect the
equipment being produced can be expected to be within the variation
accepted, due to quantity production and testing on a statistical basis as
required by 47CFR §2.909. 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.
Trade Name:
EPSON
Type of Product: Multimedia Projector
Model:
98
Appendix B: Notices
EMP-600/800/810
FCC Compliance Statement
For United States Users
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a
Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio or television reception.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause interference to radio and television
reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on,
the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the
following measures:
■
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
■
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
■
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to
which the receiver is connected.
■
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
WARNING
The connection of a non-shielded equipment interface cable to this
equipment will invalidate the FCC Certification of this device and may cause
interference levels which exceed the limits established by the FCC for this
equipment. It is the responsibility of the user to obtain and use a shielded
equipment interface cable with this device. If this equipment has more than
one interface connector, do not leave cables connected to unused interfaces.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer could
void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
For Canadian Users
This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian
Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement
sur le materiel brouilleur du Canada.
Appendix B: Notices 99
Warranty
Epson America, Inc. Limited Warranty
Basic Two-Year Warranty and 90-Day Lamp Warranty
What Is Covered: Epson America, Inc. (“EPSON”) warrants to the first end
user customer of the EPSON product enclosed with this limited warranty
statement that the product, if purchased and used in the United States or
Canada, conforms to the manufacturer’s specifications and will be free from
defects in workmanship and materials for a period of two (2) years from the
date of original purchase (except that the warranty period is 90 days for
projector lamps).
What EPSON Will Do To Correct Problems: If you elect carry-in warranty
service, please bring the product securely packaged in its original container or
an equivalent, along with proof of the date of original purchase, to your
EPSON Dealer or EPSON Customer Care Center. EPSON will, at its
option, repair or replace on an exchange basis the defective unit, without
charge for parts or labor. When warranty service involves the exchange of the
product or of a part, the item replaced becomes EPSON property. The
exchanged product or part may be new or previously repaired to the EPSON
standard of quality. Exchange or replacement products or parts assume the
remaining warranty period of the product covered by this limited warranty.
However, each replacement lamp carries the limited 90-day warranty stated
above.
What This Warranty Does Not Cover: This warranty covers only normal
consumer use in the United States and Canada. For lamps, 24-hour-per-day
use causes unusual strain and is not considered normal use. This warranty
does not cover consumables (e.g., fuses), other than lamps. EPSON is not
responsible for warranty service should the EPSON label or logo or the rating
label or serial number be removed or should the product fail to be properly
maintained or fail to function properly as a result of misuse, abuse, improper
installation, neglect, improper shipping, damage caused by disasters such as
fire, flood, and lightning, improper electrical current, software problems,
interaction with non-EPSON products, or service other than by an EPSON
Authorized Servicer. Postage, insurance, or shipping costs incurred in
presenting your EPSON product for carry-in warranty service are your
responsibility. If a claimed defect cannot be identified or reproduced in
service, you will be held responsible for costs incurred.
THE WARRANTY AND REMEDY PROVIDED ABOVE ARE
EXCLUSIVE AND IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED
WARRANTIES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS
100
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FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SOME LAWS DO NOT ALLOW
THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES. IF THESE LAWS
APPLY, THEN ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE
LIMITED TO THE WARRANTY PERIOD IDENTIFIED ABOVE.
UNLESS STATED HEREIN, ANY STATEMENTS OR
REPRESENTATIONS MADE BY ANY OTHER PERSON OR FIRM
ARE VOID. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN THIS WRITTEN
WARRANTY, NEITHER EPSON AMERICA, INC. NOR ITS
AFFILIATES SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, INCONVENIENCE,
OR DAMAGE, INCLUDING DIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, RESULTING FROM THE USE OR
INABILITY TO USE THE EPSON PRODUCT, WHETHER
RESULTING FROM BREACH OF WARRANTY OR ANY OTHER
LEGAL THEORY. IF THE REMEDY ABOVE FAILS, EPSON’S
ENTIRE LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO A REFUND OF THE
PRICE PAID FOR THE EPSON PRODUCTS COVERED BY THIS
LIMITED WARRANTY.
In Canada, warranties include both warranties and conditions.
Some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty
lasts and some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of
incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations and exclusions
may not apply to you.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other
rights, which vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
To locate the Authorized EPSON Servicer nearest you, call the EPSON
ConnectionSM at (800) 637-7661 + PIN or (562) 276-4394 in the U.S. and
(905) 709-3839 in Canada or write to: Epson America, Inc., P.O. Box
93012, Long Beach, CA 90809-3012.
Appendix B: Notices 101
102
Appendix B: Notices
C
Appendix C: Technical
Specifications
General
Type of display
Poly-silicon TFT active matrix
Size of LCD panels
Diagonal: 0.9 inches (22.9 mm)
Lens
F=1.74 to 2.06, f=28.3 mm to 37.98 mm
Resolution
(native format)
800p and 810p: 1024 × 768 pixels (XGA)
600p: 800 × 600 pixels (SVGA)
Color reproduction
24 bit, 16.7 million colors
Brightness
810p: 2000 lumens (ANSI)
800p: 1500 lumens (ANSI)
600p: 1700 lumens (ANSI)
Contrast ratio
400:1
Image size
30 to 300 inches
Projection distance
2.85 to 40.7 feet (0.87 to 12.4 meters)
Projection methods
Front, rear, upside-down (ceiling mount)
Internal sound system
5 W monaural
Optical aspect ratio
4:3 (horizontal : vertical)
Zoom ratio
1:135
Noise level
38 dB
Keystone correction
angle
Vertical: ± 30° (maximum)
Horizontal: ± 10° (maximum)
Appendix C: Technical Specifications 103
Projection Lamp
Type
UHE (Ultra High Efficiency)
Power consumption
200 W
Lamp life
About 1500 hours
Part number
ELPLP15
Remote Control
Range
32.8 feet (10 meters)
Batteries
Alkaline AA (2)
Mouse Compatibility
Supports PS/2 and USB
Dimensions
Height
4.1 inches (104 mm)
Width
13.7 inches (348 mm)
Depth
10.8 inches (274 mm)
Weight
9.3 lb (4.2 kg)
Electrical
104
Rated frequency
50/60 Hz AC
Power supply
100 to 120 VAC, 3.1A
200 to 240 VAC, 1.5 A
Power consumption
Operating: 280 W
Standby: 5.5 W
Appendix C: Technical Specifications
Environmental
Temperature
Operating: 41 to 95 °F (5 to 35 °C)
Storage: 14 to 140 °F (-10 to 60 °C)
Humidity
Operating: 20 to 80% RH,
non-condensing
Storage: 10 to 90% RH,
non-condensing
Safety
United States
FCC Part 15J Class B
UL1950 Rev. 3
Canada
DOC SOR/88-475
CSA C22.2 No. 950 Rev. 3 (cUL)
CE Marking
Directive 73/23/EEC
EN 60950
Directive 89/336/EEC
EN 55022, EN 55024
Appendix C: Technical Specifications 105
Compatible Video Formats
The projector supports NTSC, PAL, and SECAM international video
standards, as well as the monitor display formats listed below.
To project images output from a computer, the computer’s video card
must be set at a refresh rate (vertical frequency) that’s compatible with
the projector; see the following table for compatible formats. As noted
below, some images are automatically resized to display in one of the
projector’s “native” formats (such as XGA). In addition, the
frequencies of some computers may not allow images to display
correctly; see your computer’s documentation for details.
Mode
PC98
VGAEGA
VGA60
VESA72
VESA75
VESA85
VGA120
SVGA56
SVGA60
SVGA72
SVGA75
SVGA85
SVGA120
XGA43i
XGA60
XGA70
XGA75
XGA85
XGA120
SXGA1—70
SXGA1—75
SXGA1—85
SXGA1—100
SXGA2—60
SXGA2—75
SXGA2—85
SXGA3—43i
SXGA3—60
106
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Refresh Rate (Hz)
57
70
60
72
75
85
120
56
60
72
75
85
120
43
60
70
75
85
120
70
75
85
100
60
75
85
43
60
Resolution
640 × 400
640 × 350
640 × 480
640 × 480
640 × 480
640 × 480
640 × 480
800 × 600
800 × 600
800 × 600
800 × 600
800 × 600
800 × 600
1024 × 7681
1024 × 7681
1024 × 7681
1024 × 7681
1024 × 7681
1024 × 7681
1152 × 8642
1152 × 8642
1152 × 8642
1152 × 8642
1280 × 9602
1280 × 9602
1280 × 9602
1280 × 10242
1280 × 10242
Mode
SXGA3—75
SXGA3—85
SXGA+60
SXGA+75
SXGA+85
UXGA48i
UXGA60
UXGA65
UXGA70
UXGA75
UXGA80
UXGA85
iMAC VGA
iMAC SVGA
iMAC XGA
MAC II 13
MAC16
MAC19
MAC21
TV525i
TV625i
SDTV525p
HDTV750p
HDTV1125i
NTSC
NTSC4.43
PAL
M-PAL
N-PAL
PAL60
SECAM
Refresh Rate (Hz)
75
85
60
75
85
48
60
65
70
75
80
85
117
95
75
67
75
75
75
60
50
60
60
60
60
60
50
60
50
60
50
Resolution
1280 × 10242
1280 × 10242
1400 × 10502
1400 × 10502
1400 × 10502
1600 × 12002,3
1600 × 12002,3
1600 × 12002,3
1600 × 12002,3
1600 × 12002,3
1600 × 12002,3
1600 × 12002,3
640 × 480
800 × 600
1024 × 7681
640 × 480
832 × 624
1024 × 7681
1152 × 8702
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
1
The image is resized so that it displays using one of the projector’s native
formats. (PowerLite 600p only.)
2
The image is resized so that it displays using one of the projector’s native
formats.
3
Not supported on the PowerLite 600p
Appendix C: Technical Specifications 107
Computer Video Port Pin Assignments
The Computer2/Component Video port is a female video RGB,
15-pin micro-D-style connector. Here are its pin assignments:
108
Pin no.
Computer port
1
Red video
2
Green video
3
Blue video
4
GND
5
GND
6
Red GND
7
Green GND
8
Blue GND
9
Reserved
10
Synchronous GND
11
GND
12
SDA
13
Horizontal sync / composite sync
14
Vertical sync
15
SCL
Appendix C: Technical Specifications
Index
A
A/V Mute, 28, 52, 54
A/V Mute button, 28, 34
About menu, 42, 56 to 57, 65
Accessories, 7 to 8, 80
Adobe Acrobat Reader, 3 to 4
Advanced menu, 42, 55 to 56
Air filter, cleaning and replacing, 61 to 62
Anti-theft device, 8, 11
Arrow button, remote control, 40
Aspect ratio, 27, 103
Audio
adjusting tone, 49
adjusting volume, 28, 34, 49
connecting desktop, 87, 91
connecting laptop, 14
connecting second computer, 92
menu, 42, 49
outputting to external sound system, 83
problems, troubleshooting, 77
turning off (using A/V Mute), 28, 34
Audio Out jack, 83
Auto button, 27, 46
B
Back adjustable foot, 25
Bar tool, 38, 50
Bass, adjusting, 49
Batteries, installing, 32
Blank screen, 22 to 23
Blurry image, 75
Brightness, 1, 103
Brightness setting, 46
C
Cables
A/V, 6 to 8, 15 to 18
audio, 6 to 8, 14, 83, 87, 91
computer, 6 to 8, 12, 84 to 85, 88 to 89
Cables, (continued)
mouse, 6 to 8, 13, 86, 90
purchasing, 8
USB, 6 to 8, 13, 86, 90
video, 6 to 8, 15 to 18
Capturing image, 51 to 52
Carrying case, 8, 66
Ceiling mount, 8, 82
Cleaning
air filter, 61 to 62
lens, 60
projector case, 60
Color
problems, 77
settings, 46 to 47, 55
Color Mode setting, 47
Comp1 button, 33, 54, 77
Comp2/YCbCr button, 33, 54, 77
Component video cable, 7, 15
Composite video cable, 15
Computer
cable, 6
saving settings for, 48
Computer connector pin assignments, 108
Computer/YCbCr button, 28, 77
Computers supported, 1
Connecting projector
to a desktop Macintosh, 88 to 91
to a desktop PC, 84 to 87
to a DVI computer source, 93
to a high-end workstation, 93
to a laptop, 12 to 14
to a second computer, 92
to a video source, 15 to 18
Connector pin assignments, 108
Contrast setting, 46
Cursor/Stamp tool, 37, 50
Index 109
D
I
Declaration of Conformity, 98
Default settings, restoring, 44, 57
Desktop adapter, Macintosh, 88 to 89
Desktop computer, connecting, 84 to 87,
88 to 91
Digital visual interface, see DVI
Distance from projector to screen, 10, 103
Down arrow button, remote control, 40
Drawing on the screen, 37 to 38
DVI (Digital Visual Interface)
cable, 7, 8
source, connecting to, 93
iBook, connecting to, 12
iMac, connecting to, 7
Image
adjusting, 24 to 27, 45 to 47
capturing and saving in projector, 51 to 52
correcting shape, 26, 53, 74
focusing, 24
height, adjusting, 25
positioning, 25, 46
problems with, troubleshooting, 72 to 77
raising, 25
resizing, 27, 35
shape, correcting, 26, 53, 74
size and projection distance, 10, 103
turning off (using A/V Mute), 28, 34
zooming, 24 to 25, 35
Installing projector, 82 to 83
E
Effect menu, 42, 50 to 51
Electrical specifications, 104
Enter button, 33, 39
Environmental specifications, 105
EPSON
accessories, 8, 80
PrivateLine Support, 5, 79
technical support, 4 to 5, 79 to 80
Esc button, 39
E-Zoom button, 35
F
FCC compliance statement, 99
Filter
See Air filter
Focusing, 24
Foot release button, 25
Freeze button, 34
H
Height of image, adjusting, 25
Help, 4 to 5, 79 to 80
Help button, 68
Help system, using, 68 to 69
Highlighting tools, 37 to 38, 50 to 51
H-Keystone setting, 53
110
Index
K
Kensington anti-theft device, 8, 11
Keystone correction, 26, 53, 74, 103
L
Lamp
number of hours used, 56
replacing, 62 to 65
status light, 69 to 71
Lamp timer, resetting, 65
Language setting, 68
Laptop computer
connecting to, 12 to 14
displaying on, 23, 73
Lens
cleaning, 60
specifications, 103
Lights, status, 69 to 72
Lines, drawing on screen, 38
Logo, saving on projector, 51 to 52
M
Options for projector, 8
Problems
color, 77
image, 72 to 77
remote control, 78
sound, 77
Projection lamp
See Lamp
Projector
carrying case, 8, 66
cleaning, 60 to 62
connections, see Connecting projector
distance from screen, 10, 103
feet, adjusting height with, 25
installing, 82 to 83
lamp specifications, 104
options, 8
positioning, 10 to 11
resolution, 1, 103
specifications, 103 to 108
transporting, 66
troubleshooting, 67 to 77
turning off, 29
turning on, 20 to 23
unpacking, 6 to 7
viewing information about, 56 to 57
Prompt setting, 54
P
R
P in P (picture in picture) button, 36
Picture source, selecting, 28, 33
Picture, see Image
Picture-in-picture video source, selecting, 53
Pin assignments, connector, 108
Pointer tool, 37, 50
Positioning
image, 24 to 25
projector, 10 to 11
Power
button, 21
specifications, 104
status light, 69 to 71
Presenters Online, 4, 79
Preset button, 48
PrivateLine Support, 5, 79
Raising image, 25
Rear-screen projection, 82
Registration, 5
Remote control
information, 97
numbered buttons, 37
problems, 78, 97
specifications, 104
troubleshooting, 78
turning on, 32
using, 31 to 40
wireless mouse, using as, 39 to 40
Replacing lamp, 62 to 65
Reset All menu, 57
Resetting lamp timer, 65
Resetting menu options, 42, 44, 57
Macintosh
connecting, 88 to 91
desktop adapter, 88 to 89
Manuals, 3 to 5
Menus
About, 42, 56 to 57, 65
Advanced, 42, 55 to 56
Audio, 42, 49
changing settings, 42 to 44
Effect, 42, 50 to 51
Reset All, 42, 57
Setting, 42, 53 to 54
User’s Logo, 42, 51 to 52
using, 42 to 44
Video, 42, 45 to 47
Mouse buttons, 39 to 40
N
New Hardware Wizard, 21
No-Signal Msg setting, 54
O
Index 111
Resizing image, 27, 35
Resolution, 1, 47, 103
S
Safety
instructions, 95 to 97
specifications, 105
Screen
blank, 22 to 23
distance from projector, 10
Screen image
See Image
Setting menu, 42, 53 to 54
Shift button, 76
Sleep mode, 29, 54
Sound
adjusting, 49
See Audio
turning off (using A/V Mute), 28
Source, selecting, 28, 33
Speaker, specifications, 103
Speakers, connecting to external, 83
Special effects buttons, 37 to 38
Specifications
brightness, 1, 103
dimensions, 104
electrical, 104
environmental, 105
general, 103
lens, 103
remote control, 104
resolution, 1, 103
safety, 105
Spotlight tool, 38, 50
Startup screen, creating, 51 to 52
Status lights, 69 to 72
Stopping action, 34
Support, see Technical support
S-Video button, 33, 77
S-Video cable, 7, 15
Switching picture source, 28, 33
Sync buttons, 26, 76
Synchronization, adjusting, 27, 46
112
Index
T
Technical support, 4 to 5, 79 to 80
Temperature
requirements, 105
status light, 69
Tone setting, 49
Tracking buttons, 26, 76
Tracking, adjusting, 27, 46
Transporting projector, 66
Treble, adjusting, 49
Troubleshooting
blank screen, 22 to 23
image and sound problems, 72 to 77
projector problems, 67 to 77
remote control problems, 78
Turning off picture (using A/V Mute), 28, 34
Turning off projector, 29
Turning on projector, 20 to 23
U
Unpacking projector, 6 to 7
Up arrow button, remote control, 40
USB
audio, 21
cable, 6 to 7, 13, 86, 90
User’s Logo menu, 42, 51 to 52
V
Video
button, 28, 33
cables, 6 to 8, 15 to 18
display settings, viewing, 56
formats, supported, 1, 106 to 107
menu, 42, 45 to 47
picture in picture, 53
selecting source, 28, 33
Video button, 77
Video port pin assignments, 108
Video sources, connecting projector to,
15 to 18
V-Keystone setting, 53
Volume
adjusting, 28, 34, 49
button, 28, 34
setting, 49
W
Warning lights, 69 to 72
Warranty, 5, 100 to 101
Workstations, connecting projector to, 93
Z
Zoom ratio, 103
Zooming image, 24 to 25, 35
Index 113
114
Index