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EMP Monitor
Operation Guide
EMP Monitor Operation Guide
Contents
What You Can Do With EMP Monitor
1
2
Operating Environment ........................................................... 2
Before Starting Operations...................................................... 2
Registering Projectors for Monitoring
3
Registration Using Automatic Detection.................................. 4
Registration Using IP Address (Manual Registration) ............. 5
Editing the Manually-Registered Projector List ....................... 5
Deleting a Projector from the Projector List............................. 5
Main EMP Monitor Window
6
Button Functions ..................................................................... 6
Understanding the Projector List ............................................. 7
Displaying Detailed Information............................................... 8
If a Projector Cannot be Monitored or Controlled Using
EMP Monitor
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EMP Monitor Operation Guide
What You Can Do With EMP Monitor
You can display status information on a computer screen for multiple
projectors that are connected to a network and also carry out batch operations
on all projectors such as turning the power on and off and changing the input
source. A maximum of 64 projectors can be monitored and controlled by batch
operations.
2
Operating Environment
* Macintosh computers cannot be used.
OS*
CPU
Projector A
Turn on
projector B
EMP Monitor
Projector B
Memory
capacity
Free hard disk
space
Display
98SE/Me/NT4.0/2000 Professional/XP Home Edition/XP
Professional
Pentium MMX 166 MHz or higher (Pentium II 233 MHz
or higher recommended)
64 MB or more (128MB or more recommended)
6 MB or more
XGA (1024×768) or higher resolution, 16 bit or higher
display colour
Before Starting Operations
PC
Projector C
Check the following points before starting up EMP Monitor.
System configuration example
TIP
• If the projector's "Extended" - "Standby Mode" configuration
menu is set to "Network ON", the projector can still be set and
controlled using EMP Monitor even when it is in standby mode
(when the Power indicator is lit orange).
• The administration functions of EMP Monitor cannot be used when
using easy connect mode with a wireless LAN.
• EMP Monitor must be installed in the computer to be used for monitoring
and control.
If using EMP-835 s"Installing EasyMP Software" in the EasyMP
Network Setup Guide
If using EMP-830 s"Installation and Uninstallation" in the EMP
NetworkManager Operation Guide
• Make the network settings so that the projector and the computer are
connected in access point mode or wired LAN connection mode.
If using EMP-835 s"Connecting in Access Point Mode or Wired LAN
Mode" in the EasyMP Network Setup Guide
If using EMP-830 s"Projector Network Connecting Settings (EMP830)" in the User's Guide
• If using Windows 2000, NT4.0 or XP, the computer must be started up in
administrator mode.
EMP Monitor Operation Guide
Registering Projectors for Monitoring
3
This operation is carried out when starting EMP Monitor for the first time after
it has been installed and when you would like to add projectors. Once a
projector has been registered, the status for the projector will be displayed
automatically each time EMP Monitor is started from that point onwards.
PROCEDURE
1
Click "Start" - "Programs" (or "All Programs") "EPSON Projector" - "EMP Monitor" in that order to
start EMP Monitor.
2
Click the "Register projector" icon.
Use the "Registration Using Automatic Detection" (sp.4) or
"Registration Using IP Address (Manual Registration)"
(sp.5) procedure to register projectors.
Click to add a projector to be monitored.
The "Register projector" window will be displayed.
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Registering Projectors for Monitoring
Registration Using Automatic Detection
PROCEDURE
1
Click the "Auto detect" button in the "Register
projector" window.
2
Select the projector(s) to be registered, and then click
the "Add" button.
If a projector does not appear in the list, use "Registration
Using IP Address (Manual Registration)". sp.5
TIP
• Projectors that have been registered using automatic detection will
be re-detected on the basis of projector name each time EMP
Monitor is started.
• If a password entry window is displayed, enter the password for the
projector's administrator and then click the "OK" button.
If more than one projector was selected, the password entry windows
for each projector will be displayed in succession.
3
Click the "Close" button to return to the main EMP
Monitor window.
Refer to "Main EMP Monitor Window" for details on using the
main window. sp.6
EMP Monitor Operation Guide
5
Registering Projectors for Monitoring
Registration Using IP Address (Manual Registration)
PROCEDURE
1
2
3
Click the "Manual registration" button in the
"Register projector" window.
Enter the IP address for the projector to be registered
in the "IP address" box, and then click the "Confirm"
button.
If a projector with the specified IP address is found on the
network, the projector's name will be displayed, so check that it
is the target projector. If it is not the target projector, re-enter
the IP address.
Click the "Add" button.
TIP
If a password entry window is displayed, enter the password for the
projector's administrator and then click the "OK" button.
Editing the Manually-Registered Projector List
Use the following procedure to change the projector name or IP address for
projectors that have been registered manually.
PROCEDURE
1
Select the projector to be edited in the "Register
projector" window, and then click the "Edit" button.
2
If the projector name has changed, simply click the
"Confirm" button.
If the IP address has changed, enter the new IP
address and then click the "Confirm" button.
Check that the projector name is correct.
3
Click the "Update" button.
Deleting a Projector from the Projector List
Select the projector to be deleted from the list in the
"Register projector" window, and then click the "Delete"
button.
More than one projector can be selected at the same time.
EMP Monitor Operation Guide
Main EMP Monitor Window
The main window shows the status information for each projector. To carry
our operations for projectors, select the projectors from the projector list and
then click the buttons.
Buttons
6
Button Functions
The power can be turned on or off and the input source can be changed for
the projectors that are selected from the projector list. The same operations
can also be carried out using the commands in the "Tool" menu.
"View details"
button
Power ON
Projector list
To close the window, click the
in the top-right corner.
Shows detailed information for the selected projectors.
Turns the projector power on.
Power OFF Turns the projector power off.
Switches to the input source connected to the
PC1,
[Computer1] port, [Computer] port or [InputA] port.
InputA
PC2,
InputB
BNC
S-Video
Video
D4
Switches to the input source connected to the
[Computer2] port or [InputB] port.
Switches to the input source connected to the [BNC]
port.
Switches to the input source connected to the
[S-Video] port.
Switches to the input source connected to the [Video]
port.
Switches to the input source connected to the [D4]
port.
DVI,
HDMI
Switches to the input source connected to the [DVI]
port or [HDMI] port.
EasyMP
Switches to EasyMP or EasyMP.net.
TIP
Some connected projectors may not be equipped with all of the above
ports or functions. If you click a button for a port or function that is
not available, the button will not work.
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Main EMP Monitor Window
Understanding the Projector List
The projector list uses the following icons to show the projector statuses.
Status: Shows the projector status.
Power on and normal status
Power off and normal status
Power on and abnormal status
Power off and abnormal status
Network error (such as not connected to network or
power cable not connected)
Name: Shows the projector name.
Input source: Shows the selected input source.
Computer, Computer1 or InputA
Computer2 or InputB
S-Video
Video
D4 (Digital)
DVI or HDMI (Digital)
Error information: If an error occurs with a projector, the following
icons are used to show the status.
Replace with a new lamp.
s"Replacing the Lamp"
End of lamp life warning
in the "Replacing
Consumables" section of
the User's Guide.
Refer to "Reading the
Lamp problem
Indicators" to remedy the
High internal temperature
problem.
(overheating)
s"Problem Solving" in
the User's Guide
Temperature warning
Internal problem
Fan problem
Temperature sensor
problem
The projector information that is generated when a problem is detected is
stored until EMP Monitor is closed. The EMP Monitor displays will not be
updated automatically even if the projector status returns to normal. Click
the "Refresh" button in the main window to update the status.
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Main EMP Monitor Window
Displaying Detailed Information
You can check detailed information on the status of individual projectors
that are connected.
PROCEDURE
1
Select the projector to be checked in the main
window.
2
Click the "View details" button.
Click to
display
details.
The details that are displayed may vary slightly depending on
the projector connected.
Detailed status information will be displayed in the "Details"
window.
EMP Monitor Operation Guide
If a Projector Cannot be Monitored or Controlled Using EMP Monitor
Cause
Remedy
Is the projector connected to Connect the network cable correctly.
s"Network Cable Connections" in the
the network correctly?
User's Guide
Has the projector been set
Check the projector's network settings.
up correctly for connection If using EMP-835 s"Connecting in
to the network?
Access Point Mode or Wired LAN Mode"
in the EasyMP Network Setup Guide
If using EMP-830 s"Projector Network
Connecting Settings (EMP-830)" in the
User's Guide
Has EMP Monitor been
Uninstall EMP Monitor and then re-install
installed to the computer
it.
correctly?
Have all projectors that are Register the projector in the projector list.
sp.3
to be monitored and
controlled been registered in
the projector list?
Is the projector's "Standby In order to use EMP Monitor to monitor
Mode" configuration menu and control the projector when it is in
set to "Network ON"?
standby mode, the projector's
"Extended" - "Standby Mode"
configuration menu must be set to
"Network ON".
s"List of Configuration Menu
Commands" in the User's Guide
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EMP Monitor Operation Guide
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