Sony VPL-MX25 User manual

Sony VPL-MX25 User manual
4-125-572-12 (1)
Data
Projector
Operating Instructions
for Network / USB File Viewer
Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly
and retain it for future reference.
VPL-MX25
VPL-DX15
© 2009 Sony Corporation
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Table of Contents
Getting Started
Overview of the Features ................... 5
Network Features ......................... 5
USB File Viewer Feature ............. 5
Precautions ......................................... 6
Use of Network Features .............. 6
Use of Windows Vista® Network
Projector .................................... 6
Use of Network File Viewer ......... 7
Use of Remote Desktop ............... 7
Use of Video Streaming ............... 7
Use of the Feature for Monitoring
and Operating the Projector from
a Computer via a Web
Browser ..................................... 7
Use of USB File Viewer ............... 8
Types of Files Available for
Browsing ......................................... 8
About Supported Fonts ...................... 9
Restrictions on Folder Names and
Filenames on a File List ............... 10
Preparation
Activating the Network Features ..... 11
Network Mode ............................ 11
About Simple Setting ................. 13
Making a Wired Connection with a
Computer ...................................... 14
Configuring Using Simple
Setting ..................................... 15
Making a Wireless Connection with a
Computer ...................................... 16
Configuring Using Simple Setting
for Ad-hoc (Peer-to-peer)
Connection ..............................16
Configuring Using “Simple Setting”
for Wireless Access Point
Connection ..............................17
Configuring the Network Settings
Using the Menu .............................19
Configuring the Wired Network
Setting (VPL-DX15 Only) ......19
Configuring the Wireless Network
Setting ......................................19
Configuring the Common Setting
Items ........................................21
Initializing the Network Setting .......22
Preparing for Using the USB File
Viewer Feature ..............................23
Connecting the USB Memory ....23
Using the On-Screen Keyboard ........23
Using the Network Features
Running a Presentation via a
Network—Windows Vista® Network
Projector ........................................24
Configuring the Settings on the
Projector ..................................24
Configuring the Settings on the
Computer .................................24
Projecting a File Stored on a Network
Directly—Network File Viewer ....25
Configuring the Settings on the
Computer .................................25
Configuring the Settings on the
Projector ..................................25
Operating a Computer from the
Projector—Remote Desktop .........26
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Configuring the Settings on the
Computer ................................ 26
Configuring the Settings on the
Projector .................................. 26
Projecting a Streaming Video Delivered
via a Network—Video
Streaming ...................................... 28
Configuring the Settings on the
Computer ................................ 28
Configuring the Settings on the
Projector .................................. 28
Monitoring and Operating the Projector
Using a Web Browser ................... 29
Accessing from the Computer .... 30
Confirming the Information
regarding the Projector
—Information ......................... 30
Operating the Computer
—Control ................................ 31
Setting the Network
Information ............................. 31
Setting up the Projector
—Setup ................................... 32
Using USB File Viewer
Projecting a File Stored in the USB
Memory Directly
—USB File Viewer ....................... 36
Using File Viewer
Monitoring the Microsoft Office
File ................................................ 37
Monitoring the PowerPoint
File .......................................... 37
Monitoring the Excel File .......... 37
Monitoring the Photo File ................ 37
Monitoring the Video File ................ 38
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Table of Contents
Others
Troubleshooting ................................39
Glossary ............................................43
Index .................................................46
B Getting Started
Overview of the
Features
Network Features
Running a presentation over a
network—Windows Vista® Network
Projector
• Use of the Windows Vista® Network
Projector feature which is a standard
application of Windows Vista allows you
to run a presentation over a wireless or
wired* network.
*VPL-DX15 only
• As the feature uses an application included
with Windows Vista, you need not install
additional software.
• As this feature supports wireless
connection, no complicated cable
connection for a wired connection is
required.
Projecting a streaming video
delivered via a network—Video
Streaming
Getting Started
This manual explains the features described
below.
the computer located at a remote site from
the projector. Commercially available
USB mouse, USB keyboard (alphabetic
layout 101/102 keys), and USB hub are
required.
You can view a streaming video delivered by
a computer equipped with Windows Media
Encoder over a wireless or wired* network.
*VPL-DX15 only
Monitoring and operating the
projector via a web browser
• You can monitor and operate the projector
from a computer via a web browser over a
wireless or wired* network.
*VPL-DX15 only
• You can have e-mail sent notifying you of
lamp replacement timing and error
information for the projector to a
previously specified e-mail address.
USB File Viewer Feature
Projecting a file stored in a
computer on a network directly—
Network File Viewer
The projector is supplied with the simplified
file viewer with which you can browse files.
Using these simplified file viewer, you can
browse the following files on a computer
over a network.
– Microsoft Office file (PowerPoint/
Excel)
– Photo file
– Video file
For details on files you can browse, refer to
“Types of Files Available for Browsing” on
page 8.
Projecting files stored in a USB
memory—USB File Viewer feature
The projector is supplied with the simplified
file viewer with which you can browse files.
Using these simplified file viewer, you can
browse the following files stored in a USB
memory connected to the USB connector of
the projector without using a computer.
– Microsoft Office file (PowerPoint/
Excel)
– Photo file
– Video file
For details on files you can browse, refer to
“Types of Files Available for Browsing” on
page 8.
Operating a computer from the
projector—Remote Desktop
• The projector supports the Remote
Desktop feature included with Windows
operating systems.
• If a USB mouse and USB keyboard
(alphabetic layout 101/102 keys) are
connected to the projector, you can control
Overview of the Features
5
Precautions
• This manual explains the Network
function and how to operate USB File
Viewer features, using the VPL-MX25 or
VPL-DX15 data projector.
• The displays of VPL-DX15 are used in the
explanation. Some items in the display
may not be displayed in VPL-MX25.
• Before you use these features, read the
precautions for each feature.
• For the operations of the projector, refer to
the Operating Instructions contained on
the CD-ROM.
• Configuration of a computer varies with
the model, operating system or the local
region where the computer is used. For
details on system configuration, refer to
the manual that comes with your
computer, online help, or the Microsoft
website.
• It may take some time to show another
display, such as detailed information.
• It takes about a minute just after the power
is turned on until the network function or
USB file viewer can be used.
Use of Network Features
• A computer to be connected to the
projector should be equipped with either
of the following network features:
– Wireless Network (802.11a/b/g)*
– Wired Network (IEEE 802.3 10Base-T/
100Base-TX)
* A Wireless Network is not available in
some countries and regions.
• Regarding 802.1x Authentication, the
projector adopts EAP Type (Extensible
Authentication Protocol type) and
supports the PEAP (MS-CHAP v2)
authentication method. The projector
supports only Windows 2003 Server as the
authentication server (RADIUS Server).
Use of Windows Vista®
Network Projector
• To use this feature, your computer is
required to have an operating system that
supports the Windows Vista® Network
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Precautions
Projector feature installed.
The main operating systems equipped
with the Windows Vista® Network
Projector feature are as follows:
– Windows Vista Home Premium
– Windows Vista Business
– Windows Vista Ultimate
• There are some restrictions on use of the
Windows Vista® Network Projector
feature.
– The Windows Vista® Network Projector
feature is not suitable for reproduction of
moving images, as the update interval of
the image reproduction on the projector
is longer than that on the computer.
– As the projector cannot be connected to
a computer with resolution higher than
that of the projector, it is necessary to
convert the resolution of the computer to
less than that of the projector. If,
however, your computer has Windows
Vista Service Pack1 or later version
installed, a dialog box that prompts you
to convert the resolution to less than that
of the projector opens, and the resolution
will be down-converted. Then the
resolution of the computer is
automatically restored to the original
one when you quit this feature.
– The projector cannot project an image of
Windows Media Center in full-screen
display.
– If the connected computer has more than
16-bit color display, the projected image
from the projector is automatically
converted to 16-bit color.
– Any wallpaper projected by the
projector using this feature is displayed
in a single color.
– Reproduction of audio using the
Windows Vista® Network Projector
feature is not available.
–
(pause mark) may appear in the
screen saver starting window. In this
case, cancel the screen saver to restore
the previous display.
may be displayed during other
operations. Consult the manufacturer of
your computer for details on such an
issue when
appears or how to make
it go away, etc.
– This feature may not be available,
depending on antivirus software
Use of Network File Viewer
• To use the Network File Viewer feature,
the connected computer is required to
support network file sharing. The main
operating systems that support network
file sharing are as follows:
– Windows 2000 Professional
– Windows XP Home
– Windows XP Professional
– Windows Vista Home Premium
– Windows Vista Business
– Windows Vista Ultimate
• This feature does not support Windows
domain.
• Be sure to use one-byte characters for the
folder name (share name). Other
characters cannot be input the folder name
(share name) in the projector.
• There are restrictions on the folder names
and filenames on a file list. For details, see
“Restrictions on Folder Names and
Filenames on a File List” on page 10.
• There are restrictions on the files that can
be browsed. For details, see “Types of
Files Available for Browsing” on page 8.
Use of Remote Desktop
• To use the remote desktop feature, the
connected computer is required to support
the Remote Desktop feature. The main
operating systems that support the Remote
Desktop feature are as follows:
– Windows XP Professional
– Windows Vista Business
– Windows Vista Ultimate
• Prepare a USB mouse (not supplied), USB
keyboard (alphabetic layout 101/102 keys,
not supplied) and USB hub (not supplied)
to use this feature.
• Be sure not to connect the USB mouse (not
supplied) and USB keyboard (alphabetic
layout 101/102 keys, not supplied) to the
projector directly. Connect them via a
USB hub (not supplied.)
• There are the following restrictions on the
Remote Desktop feature:
– The Windows Vista® Network Projector
feature is not suitable for reproduction of
moving images, as the update interval of
the image reproduction on the projector
is longer than that on the computer.
– Any wallpaper projected by the
projector using the Remote Desktop
feature is displayed in a single color.
– Reproduction of audio using the Remote
Desktop feature is not available.
Getting Started
installed on your computer. It may
become available if you change the
setting of the software so as to permit
Windows services.
– (Only for the VPL-DX15) When the
projector is connected with two or more
computers via both wired and wireless
networks, the wired network connection
has priority. In this case, you cannot use
the Windows Vista® Network Projector
feature of the computer connected via a
wireless network by specifying the IP
Address of that projector.
Use of Video Streaming
• Installation of Windows Media Encoder
on the connected computer and the
available system environment for
streaming delivery are required for use of
the Video Streaming feature. The versions
of Windows Media Encoder that support
the feature are as follows:
– Windows Media Encoder 9 Series
• The audio is not output from the projector
if not equipped with speakers.
• Depending on the system environment,
low-quality moving images may be
reproduced, or moving image cannot be
reproduced.
• The quality of the reproduced moving
images depends on the computer’s
performance.
• The highest resolution of the moving
images that can be reproduced is 720 ×
576 pixels. Those with higher resolution
cannot be displayed.
Use of the Feature for
Monitoring and Operating the
Projector from a Computer via
a Web Browser
• When you monitor the information
regarding the projector and operate the
projector from a computer via a web
Precautions
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browser, the connected computer is
required to have the following web
browser installed:
– Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher
• The supported languages are English and
Japanese only.
Use of USB File Viewer
• There are restrictions on the folder names
and filenames displayed on a file list. For
details, see “Restrictions on Folder Names
and Filenames on a File List” on page 10.
• There are restrictions on the files that can
be browsed. For details, see “Types of
Files Available for Browsing” on page 8.
• To prevent data from accidental loss, we
recommend that you back up data
frequently. Should data have been lost,
Sony will not be liable for damages of any
kind.
• It may take some time until the file list is
displayed after a USB memory is
connected.
• The data in the USB memory connected to
the projector via a USB hub cannot be
displayed.
• The projector cannot be connected with
the computer by connecting the USB cable
to the USB connector on the projector.
About the USB memory
• A USB memory up to 16 GB is used to
confirm the operation check for this
projector. However, the projector provides
no guarantee of the operation of every
USB memory.
• Be sure not to remove the USB memory
during accessing. If a file in the USB
memory is open, press the ENTER key to
close it before removing the USB memory.
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Types of Files Available for Browsing
Types of Files
Available for
Browsing
The files to which you are permitted access
using Network File Viewer and USB File
Viewer are described below.
• files created with the following
applications of Microsoft Office 97/2000/
XP/2003
– PowerPoint (.ppt)
– Excel (.xls)
• Photo files
– JPEG (.jpg/.jpeg)
• Video (streaming video) files
– WMV (.wmv)*
* Only when the video format is WMV and
audio format is WMA
Notes
• The File Viewers of this unit are of simplified
type. They are inadequate to play the files
described above completely.
• The following languages can be used in
PowerPoint, and Excel files.
– Languages with single-byte characters
(English, French, etc.)
Some languages may not be displayed
correctly.
– Japanese
• For the fonts that can be used for the
PowerPoint, or Excel file, see “About
Supported Fonts” on page 9.
• It may take some time due to a file until the
contents of a file are displayed.
• It may take some time to turn a page of a
PowerPoint, or Excel file.
• Some graphics and effects in PowerPoint,
and Excel files may not be displayed
properly.
• Still image files of higher resolution than
1600 × 1200 pixels may not be displayed.
• Moving image files of higher resolution than
720 × 576 pixels may not be displayed.
• The following are recommended for video
files to be used with this product.
– Display size*: 720 × 576 (or 720 × 480)
pixels
– Video bit rate: 800 kbps (CBR)
– Frame rate: 15 fps
– Audio bit rate: 64 kbps (CBR)
– Sampling rate: 44.1 kHz (stereo)
About Supported
Fonts
The fonts displayed correctly when using the
Network File Viewer and USB File Viewer
are described below. Any other font
specifications in a file will be substituted
with those of fonts described below, in
which case some characters may not be
displayed properly.
Alphabetical characters:
– Arial
– Courier
– Tahoma
– Times
– Symbol
Japanese characters:
– MS Gothic and MS P Gothic
About Supported Fonts
Getting Started
* When making the display size other than
the one before, be sure to make the
numbers of pixels a multiple of 16.
e.g.) 320 × 240 pixels, 640 × 480 pixels,
640 × 360 pixels
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Restrictions on
Folder Names and
Filenames on a File
List
There are the following restrictions on the
names of folders and filenames available for
browsing using the viewers equipped with
the projector:
• Languages available to display:
– Languages with single-byte characters
such as English, French, etc. In this case,
some characters may not be displayed
properly according to the language.
– Japanese
• Usable character count: up to 255 one-byte
characters
10
Restrictions on Folder Names and Filenames on a File List
B Preparation
Activating the
Network Features
Before starting
Choose one of the four types of Network
Mode according to your network
environment.
Wired Connection (VPL-DX15 only)
1 Connection between the projector
and a computer
Use a cross type Ethernet cable for the
connection.
Projector
There are precautions on use of the network
features. See “Use of Network Features” on
page 6 before you start using this feature.
Preparation
To use the network features of the projector,
a peer-to-peer connection between the
projector and a computer or a connection of
both devices over a network is required.
There are four types of Network Mode
(VPL-MX25: 3 and 4/VPL-DX15: 1 to
4). Use one of the methods according to
your network environment.
Network Mode
Notes
• When you make a connection, a network
configuration such as an IP Address setting
may be required. For details, contact your
network administrator.
• If your network environment has changed,
set up the network configuration again.
Computer
For details on the connection and
configuration, see “Making a Wired
Connection with a Computer” on page 14.
Activating the Network Features
11
2 LAN connection among the
projector and computers
Wireless connection
3 Connection between the projector
and a computer (Ad-hoc (Peer-topeer))
LAN
Projector
Projector
Computer
Access
point
Computer
Computer
For details on the connection and
configuration, see “Making a Wired
Connection with a Computer” on page 14.
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Activating the Network Features
For details on configuration, see
“Configuring Using Simple Setting for Adhoc (Peer-to-peer) Connection” on page 16.
4 LAN connection among the
projector and computers
(Wireless Access Point)
LAN
About Simple Setting
The configuration with Simple Setting uses a
wizard, which prompts you to answer to
questions step by step.
The wizard enables easier configuration,
since it suggests a successful configuration
method.
Note
Access
point
Computer
Projector
– When 802.1x Authentication of a
wireless LAN is required to be set
– When you want to make a Data
Encryption setting for an Ad-hoc (Peerto-peer) connection over a wireless LAN
– When you change Common Setting
items such as Projector Name and
Password
– When you initialize the Network Setting
Preparation
Use the menus to configure the settings, as the
configuration with Simple Setting is not
available in the following cases:
Computer
For details on the configuration, see
“Configuring Using “Simple Setting” for
Wireless Access Point Connection” on
page 17.
Note
Setting of the security features, such as Data
Encryption and authentication, may be
required according to your network
environment. We recommend that you contact
your network administrator before
configuration.
Activating the Network Features
13
Making a Wired
Connection with a
Computer
Wired LAN connection
(VPL-DX15 Only)
1
Projector
to
(network/
RJ45) connector
When you make a wired connection between
the projector and a computer, there are two
methods; peer-to-peer connection and wired
LAN connection.
Ethernet cable
(straight cable)
(not supplied)
Connect the
(network/RJ45)
connector on the projector to the
network connector on a computer or
on a LAN using an Ethernet cable (not
supplied).
Peer-to-peer connection
LAN
Hub or router
to
(network/
RJ45) connector
If the DHCP server is enabled on the
connected LAN, the IP Address is
assigned automatically.
Projector
2
Ethernet cable (cross
cable) (not supplied)
Press the NETWORK key on the
remote commander.
The following menu appears:
Windows Vista® Network Projector
Network Name (SSID):
Projector Name:
Network Address:
Projector Password:
to network
connector
Detail Information
SonyProj99808B8
192.168.0.1
Switch
Search for a projector or enter the "Network
address" and "Projector password" at
"Connect to a Network Projector" of
Windows Vista®.
Computer
Note
When a peer-to-peer connection is made, set a
private IP Address (e.g. 192.168.0.1) for each
of the projector and computer.
Select:
Set:
If the assigned IP Address is displayed
under “Network Address”, the
connection is complete.
When the IP Address is not
assigned automatically
The following menu appears.
We recommend that you use the “Simple
Setting” wizard for network configuration.
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Making a Wired Connection with a Computer
For the procedure for using the onscreen keyboard, see “Using the OnScreen Keyboard” on page 23.
When you complete the settings, the
following menu is displayed on the
screen:
Windows Vista® Network Projector
Projector not connected to network.
Simple Setting
Detail Information
Set the Network setting
with Simple Setting or the Menu.
Switch
Simple Setting
Simple setting completed.
Select:
Set:
Close
Start from the display shown in “When the
IP Address is not assigned automatically.”
5
Before starting
Input of the IP Address, Subnet Mask and
Default Gateway is required for the
configuration. Before starting, contact your
network administrator.
1
Press the v or V key on the remote
commander to select “Simple Setting”
then press the ENTER key.
The message “Simple Setting started.”
appears on the screen.
2
Prev.:
Set:
Exit:
Preparation
Configuring Using Simple
Setting
Press the ENTER key to quit “Simple
Setting.”
The specified IP Address is displayed
under “Network Address.”
Windows Vista® Network Projector
Network Name (SSID):
Projector Name:
Network Address:
Projector Password:
Detail Information
SonyProj99808B8
192.168.0.1
Switch
Search for a projector or enter the "Network
address" and "Projector password" at
"Connect to a Network Projector" of
Windows Vista®.
Press the B key.
Select:
The following menu appears:
Set:
Simple Setting
Notes
IP address not obtained automatically.
Enter manually.
Prev.:
3
IP Address
.
.
.
Subnet Mask
.
.
.
Default Gateway
.
.
.
Select:
Set:
Exit:
Press the v or V key on the remote
commander to select “IP Address”
then press the ENTER key.
The on-screen keyboard appears.
4
• If the entered IP Address is not correct, the
connection will not be made even if the IP
Address is shown under “Network Address.”
• If you entered an incorrect IP Address, you
cannot correct the setting with “Simple
Setting.” In this case, initialize the settings,
referring to “Initializing the Network
Setting” on page 22, then configure the
settings again with “Configuring Using
Simple Setting” on page 15. You can also use
the menu to set the IP Address, referring to
“Configuring the Network Settings Using the
Menu” on page 19.
Enter “IP Address” with the on-screen
keyboard. Input “Subnet Mask” and
“Default Gateway” as well.
Making a Wired Connection with a Computer
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Making a Wireless
Connection with a
Computer
The message “Simple Setting started.”
appears on the screen.
3
Press the B key.
The following menu appears:
Simple Setting
To prepare the computer
Prepare for a wireless connection on your
computer. For details, refer to the manual
supplied with your computer, online help, or
the Microsoft website.
Use Wireless network.
Select the Network Mode.
Ad-hoc
Access Point
Note
If the network cable is connected to the
computer, “Simple Setting” for a wireless
network connection cannot be used. In this
case, unplug the network cable from the
computer, or use the menu of the projector to
configure the wireless LAN connection,
referring to “Configuring the Network Settings
Using the Menu” on page 19.
Prev.:
4
Next:
Select:
Press the v or V key to select “Adhoc” then press the B key.
Simple Setting
Simple setting completed.
Wireless Standard:
Network Name (SSID):
Configuring Using Simple
Setting for Ad-hoc (Peer-topeer) Connection
1
Prev.:
5
Press the NETWORK key on the
remote commander.
The following menu appears:
Windows
Vista®
Set:
The “Network Name (SSID)” and
“Projector Name” are displayed on the
screen.
Windows Vista® Network Projector
SonyProj2EA509
SonyProj99808B8
Switch
Switch
Search for a projector or enter the "Network
address" and "Projector password" at
"Connect to a Network Projector" of
Windows Vista®.
Select:
Select:
16
Detail Information
Simple Setting
Detail Information
Set the Network setting
with Simple Setting or the Menu.
2
Exit:
Press the ENTER key to quit the
“Simple Setting” menu.
Network Name (SSID):
Projector Name:
Network Address:
Projector Password:
Network Projector
Projector not connected to network.
802.11b/g
SonyProj2EA509
Close
Note
Data Encryption is not available when peer-topeer connection is made using “Simple
Setting.” To encrypt data, see “Configuring the
Network Settings Using the Menu” on page 19.
Exit:
Set:
Press the v or V key to select “Simple
Setting” then press the ENTER key.
Making a Wireless Connection with a Computer
Set:
The “Network Name (SSID),”
“Projector Name” and “Projector
Password” can be changed using the
menu. See “Configuring the Network
Settings Using the Menu” on page 19.
6
Configure the settings on the
connected computer.
Windows Vista® Network Projector
Projector not connected to network.
Open the [Wireless Network
Connection] menu on the computer to
select the same network as that
displayed under “Network Name
(SSID)” in the menu in step 5.
Select:
2
Windows Vista® Network Projector
Network Name (SSID):
Projector Name:
Network Address:
Projector Password:
SonyProj2EA509
SonyProj99808B8
169.254.163.130
Set:
Press the v or V key to select “Simple
Setting” then press the ENTER key.
The message “Simple Setting started.”
appears on the screen.
Detail Information
Switch
3
Search for a projector or enter the "Network
address" and "Projector password" at
"Connect to a Network Projector" of
Windows Vista®.
Switch
Preparation
The connection between the projector
and the computer has been made and the
IP Address of the projector is displayed
under “Network Address.”
Simple Setting
Detail Information
Set the Network setting
with Simple Setting or the Menu.
Press the B key.
The following menu appears:
Simple Setting
Use Wireless network.
Select:
Set:
Select the Network Mode.
Ad-hoc
Access Point
Note
It may take about one minute to obtain an
IP Address.
Configuring Using “Simple
Setting” for Wireless Access
Point Connection
Before starting
SSID, Encryption Key, etc. is required to be
entered according to your wired Lan
environment. Consult your network
administrator.
Prev.:
4
Next:
Select:
Exit:
Press the v or V key to select
“Wireless Access Point” then press the
B key.
The access point select menu appears.
Simple Setting
Select access point.
SSID 01
SSID 02
Note
Some security systems such as 802.1x
Authentication cannot be set with Simple
Setting. Use the menus of the projector to set
such security systems.
1
Press the NETWORK key on the
remote commander.
The following menu appears:
SSID 03
Prev.:
Next:
Select:
Exit:
Note
It may take some time to detect an access
point.
Making a Wireless Connection with a Computer
17
5
Press the v or V key to select the
access point to be used then press the
B key.
When the selected access point is
protected with any security system, the
menu that prompts to enter the security
Key is displayed.
The “Simple Setting” wizard closes, and
the configured settings such as the IP
Address are displayed.
Windows Vista® Network Projector
Network Name (SSID):
Projector Name:
Network Address:
Projector Password:
SonyProj2EA509
SonyProj99808B8
192.168.0.1
Detail Information
Switch
Search for a projector or enter the "Network
address" and "Projector password" at
"Connect to a Network Projector" of
Windows Vista®.
Simple Setting
This network is security protected.
Enter security key.
Data Encryption: WEP
Key
Select:
Set:
The Wireless Access Point connection is
completed.
Prev.:
Set:
Exit:
If the selected access point is not
protected with any security Key, proceed
to step 8.
6
Press the ENTER key.
The on-screen keyboard appears.
7
Input the security Key with the onscreen keyboard shown there.
The security Key is shown as [*****].
For the procedure for using the onscreen keyboard, see “Using the OnScreen Keyboard” on page 23.
8
Enter the security key numbers then
press the ENTER key.
Connection starts, and the message
“Simple setting completed.” appears on
the screen when the connection has been
completed.
Simple Setting
Simple setting completed.
Wireless Standard:
Network Name (SSID):
802.11b/g
SSID 01
Close
Prev.:
9
18
Set:
Exit:
Press the ENTER key to quit “Simple
Setting.”
Making a Wireless Connection with a Computer
Notes
• If the IP Address has not been
automatically assigned, a message may
prompt you to enter the IP Address.
Enter it according to the instructions
displayed.
• If the entered IP Address is not correct,
the connection will not be made even if
the IP Address is shown under “Network
Address.”
Wrong IP address
Windows Vista® Network Projector
Network Name (SSID):
Projector Name:
Network Address:
Projector Password:
SonyProj2EA509
SonyProj99808B8
169.254.163.130
Detail Information
Switch
Search for a projector or enter the "Network
address" and "Projector password" at
"Connect to a Network Projector" of
Windows Vista®.
Select:
Set:
• If you entered an incorrect IP Address,
you cannot correct the setting with
“Simple Setting.” In this case, initialize
the settings, referring to “Initializing the
Network Setting” on page 22, then
configure the settings again with
“Configuring Using Simple Setting” on
page 15. You can also use the menu to set
the IP Address, referring to “Configuring
the Network Settings Using the Menu”
on page 19.
The Wired Network Setting menu
appears.
Configuring the
Network Settings
Using the Menu
Wired Network Setting
IP Address Setting
Press the MENU key on the remote
commander to display the menu.
2
Press the v/V/b/B key to select “To
Network Setting” in the Network
Setting menu then press the ENTER
key.
4
3
Auto (DHCP)
. . .
. . .
. . .
. . .
. . .
Set:
Default Gateway
.
.
.
Primary DNS
.
.
.
Secondary DNS
.
.
.
Confirm
Cancel
Set:
Exit:
Enter the necessary items using the v/
V/b/B key and ENTER key.
For the procedure for using the onscreen keyboard, see “Using the OnScreen Keyboard” on page 23.
5
Select “Confirm” then press the
ENTER key once all the items have
been entered.
Press the MENU key to quit the
setting.
Configuring the Wireless
Network Setting
Network Setting
Select:
.
The on-screen keyboard appears when
the menu prompts you to enter values,
etc.
6
The Network Setting menu appears.
Wired Network IP Address Setting
Wireless Network IP Address
Subnet Mask
Common Setting Default Gateway
Primary DNS
Secondary DNS
.
.
The Network Setting menu is restored,
and the entered settings are displayed.
Configuring the Wired
Network Setting (VPL-DX15
Only)
1
.
.
Select:
Before starting
Entering the IP Address and the security Key,
etc. is required for the settings using the menus.
For the required items, contact your network
administrator before starting menu operation.
.
Subnet Mask
Preparation
Use the menus to configure the settings, as
the configuration with Simple Setting is not
available in the following cases:
– When 802.1x Authentication of a
wireless LAN is required to be set
– When you want to make a Data
Encryption setting for an Ad-hoc (Peerto-peer) connection over a wireless LAN
– When you change Common Setting
items such as Projector Name and
Password
– When you initialize the Network Setting
Auto (DHCP)
IP Address
1
Press the MENU key on the remote
commander to display the menu.
2
Press the v/V/b/B key to select “To
Network Setting” in the Network
Setting menu then press the ENTER
key.
The Network Setting menu appears.
Exit:
Press the v or V key to select “Wired
Network” then press the ENTER key.
Configuring the Network Settings Using the Menu
19
802.1x Authentication:
“802.1x Authentication” is selectable
when:
– “Network Mode” is set to “Wireless
Access Point” and “Data Encryption”
is set to “WEP” in “Wireless
Network.”
– “Network Authentication” is set to
“WPA” or “WPA2” in “Wireless
Network.”
When “802.1x Authentication” is
selected after setting as above, the
following menu appears:
Network Setting
Wired Network IP Address Setting
Wireless Network IP Address
Subnet Mask
Common Setting Default Gateway
Primary DNS
Secondary DNS
Select:
3
Auto (DHCP)
. . .
. . .
. . .
. . .
. . .
Set:
Exit:
Press the v or V key to select
“Wireless Network” then press the
ENTER key.
Wireless Network Setting - 802.1x Authentication
The Wireless Network Setting menu
appears.
802.1x Authentication
Disable
Close
EAP Type
User Name
Password
Wireless Network Setting
Wireless Network
Enable
Confirm
Wireless Setting
Cancel
802.1x Authentication
IP Address Setting
Auto (DHCP)
IP Address
.
.
.
Subnet Mask
.
.
.
Default Gateway
.
.
.
Primary DNS
.
.
.
Secondary DNS
.
.
.
Select:
4
Select:
5
Set:
Exit:
Enter the necessary items using the v/
V/b/B key and ENTER key.
The on-screen keyboard appears when
the menu prompts you to enter values,
etc.
6
Wireless Network Setting - Wireless Setting
Access Point
Wireless Standard
802.11b/g
Network Authentication Open
Press the MENU key to quit the
setting.
Note
If the entered IP Address is not correct, the
connection will not be made even if the IP
Address is shown under “Network
Address.”
Wrong IP address
Network Name (SSID):
Projector Name:
Network Address:
Projector Password:
SonyProj2EA509
SonyProj99808B8
169.254.163.130
Detail Information
Switch
Disable
Search for a projector or enter the "Network
address" and "Projector password" at
"Connect to a Network Projector" of
Windows Vista®.
Key
Select:
20
When all items are entered, select
“Confirm” then press the ENTER key.
Windows Vista® Network Projector
Close
Network Name (SSID) SonyProj
Data Encryption
Exit:
The Network Setting menu is restored,
and the entered settings are displayed.
For the procedure for using the onscreen keyboard, see “Using the OnScreen Keyboard” on page 23.
Wireless Setting:
When “Wireless Setting” is selected, the
following display appears:
Network Mode
Set:
Set:
Exit:
Configuring the Network Settings Using the Menu
Select:
Set:
5
Configuring the Common
Setting Items
Input the Projector Name and set whether or
not to require input of a Password to operate
the Windows Vista® Network Projector
feature.
Press the MENU key on the remote
commander to display the menu.
2
Press the v/V/b/B key to select “To
Network Setting” in the Network
Setting menu then press the ENTER
key.
The Network Setting menu is restored,
and the entered settings are displayed.
6
Press the MENU key to quit the
setting.
Preparation
1
Select “Close” then press the ENTER
key when all items are entered.
The Network Setting menu appears.
Network Setting
Wired Network IP Address Setting
Wireless Network IP Address
Subnet Mask
Common Setting Default Gateway
Primary DNS
Secondary DNS
Select:
3
Auto (DHCP)
. . .
. . .
. . .
. . .
. . .
Set:
Exit:
Press the v or V key to select
“Common Setting” then press the
ENTER key.
The Common Setting menu appears.
Common Setting
Projector Name
SonyProj9980B8
Projector Password
Not required
Close
Initialize Network Setting
Select:
4
Set:
Exit:
Enter the necessary items using the v/
V/b/B key and ENTER key.
The on-screen keyboard appears when
the menu prompts you to enter
characters and numerals, etc.
For the procedure for using the onscreen keyboard, see “Using the OnScreen Keyboard” on page 23.
Configuring the Network Settings Using the Menu
21
Initialize Network Setting
Initializing the
Network Setting
Reset OK?
OK
Cancel
All the network settings that were
configured can be reset to the factory preset
values.
5
1
Press the MENU key on the remote
commander to display the menu.
2
Press the v/V/b/B key to select “To
Network Setting” in the Network
Setting menu then press the ENTER
key.
When you want to reset the settings,
press the b or B key to select “OK”
then press the ENTER key.
The dialog box to confirm the
initialization appears.
Initialize Network Setting
Reset complete.
The Network Setting menu appears.
OK
Network Setting
Wired Network IP Address Setting
Wireless Network IP Address
Subnet Mask
Common Setting Default Gateway
Primary DNS
Secondary DNS
Auto (DHCP)
. . .
. . .
. . .
. . .
. . .
6
Press the ENTER key.
All the settings for the network are
initialized, and the Common Setting
menu is restored.
Select:
3
Set:
Exit:
Press the v or V key to select
“Common Setting” then press the
ENTER key.
The Common Setting menu appears.
Common Setting
Projector Name
SonyProj9980B8
Projector Password
Not required
Close
Initialize Network Setting
Select:
4
Set:
Exit:
Press the v or V key to select
“Initialize Network Setting” then
press the ENTER key.
The Initialize Network Setting dialog
box appears.
22
Initializing the Network Setting
7
Select “Close” then press the ENTER
key.
The Network Setting menu is restored.
8
Press the MENU key to quit this
setting.
Preparing for Using
the USB File Viewer
Feature
Prepare the following before using the USB
File Viewer feature.
Using the On-Screen
Keyboard
When you enter characters and numerals for
various settings, you can use the on-screen
keyboard displayed on the screen.
Use the v/V/b/B key and ENTER key on
the remote commander.
Before starting
XXX
ABCDM
Delete
Space
Connecting the USB Memory
OK
Cancel
All Clear
Connect the USB Memory (not supplied) to
the
(USB) connector on the projector.
Select:
Preparation
There are precautions on use of the USB File
Viewer. See “Use of USB File Viewer” on
page 8 before you start using this feature.
Set:
When character input is finished
Projector
Select “OK” and press the ENTER key on
the remote commander. The on-screen
keyboard disappears, and the operation
menu is restored.
USB memory
(not supplied)
To stop making the character input
Select “Cancel” and press the ENTER key
on the remote commander. The on-screen
keyboard disappears, and the operation
menu is restored.
Preparing for Using the USB File Viewer Feature / Using the On-Screen Keyboard
23
B Using the Network Features
Running a
Presentation via a
Network—Windows
Vista® Network
Projector
Before starting
• Connect the projector and a computer via a
network. For details, see “Activating the
Network Features” on page 11.
• There are the precautions on use of the
Windows Vista® Network Projector feature.
See “Use of Windows Vista® Network
Projector” in “Precautions” on page 6 before
you start using this feature.
with the v or V key then press the ENTER
key.
Switch
Network Projector
Video Streaming
Select:
1
Display of “Windows Vista® Network
Projector”
2
SonyProj2EA509
SonyProj99808B8
169.254.163.130
3
Select:
Switch
4
Click [Connection].
The same display as that on the
computer is projected by the projector.
Set:
When “Windows Vista® Network
Projector” is not displayed at upper
left of the menu
Press the v or V key to select “Switch” then
press the ENTER key. The Switch menu is
displayed, and select “Network Projector”
24
Enter the Password if “Projector
Password” is set to “Required” on the
projector.
The password is shown under “Projector
Password” of the menu shown in step 1
of “Configuring the Settings on the
Projector.”
Detail Information
Search for a projector or enter the "Network
address" and "Projector password" at
"Connect to a Network Projector" of
Windows Vista®.
According to the instructions
displayed in the window, search for
the projector and connect with it.
Available network projectors are listed
in the window. Select the projector with
the name described under “Projector
Name” of the menu shown in step 1 of
“Configuring the Settings on the
Projector.”
If no available projector is detected,
enter the IP Address of the projector.
Windows Vista® Network Projector
Network Name (SSID):
Projector Name:
Network Address:
Projector Password:
Click [Start], then click
[All Programs]-[Accessories][Connect to a Network Projector] on a
computer.
The [Connect to a Network Projector]
window opens.
Press the NETWORK key on the
remote commander.
The input signal setting is set to
“Network.”
Check if “Windows Vista® Network
Projector” is displayed at upper left of
the menu.
Set:
Configuring the Settings on
the Computer
Configuring the Settings on
the Projector
1
Close
Network File Viewer
To end the connection
Click [Disconnect] in the dialog box of the
[Connect to a Network Projector] window
on the computer, or press the ENTER key on
the remote commander.
For the configuration on the computer, refer
to the help or the Microsoft website.
Running a Presentation via a Network—Windows Vista® Network Projector
Switch
Projecting a File
Stored on a Network
Directly—Network
File Viewer
Remote Desktop
Close
Network File Viewer
Video Streaming
Select:
Set:
Note
If “Network File Viewer” was selected,
this option is not shown in the Switch
dialog box. In this case, proceed to step 4.
Before starting
3
Press the v or V key to select
“Network File Viewer” then press the
ENTER key.
The Network File Viewer menu is
displayed.
Network File Viewer display
Configuring the Settings on
the Computer
Network File Viewer
Folder
Set the file sharing to the folder that you will
be accessing from the projector.
You can set file sharing with [Properties] in
the [Explorer] window for the folder on the
connected computer.
\\
Connection
User Name
Detail Information
Password
Switch
Using the Network Features
• Connect the projector and a computer via a
network. For details, see “Activating the
Network Features” on page 11.
• There are precautions on use of the Network
File Viewer feature. See “Use of Network
File Viewer” in “Precautions” on page 7
before you start using this feature.
Notes
• Be sure to use one-byte characters for the
folder name (share name). Other characters
cannot be input in the projector.
• Be sure not to delete or move the file while it
is open with the Network File Viewer
feature.
Select:
4
Configuring the Settings on
the Projector
Press the NETWORK key on the
remote commander.
The input signal setting is set to
“Network.”
2
Press the v or V key to select “Switch”
then press the ENTER key.
The Switch dialog box is displayed.
Enter the “Folder” you are accessing
and “User Name” and “Password” of
the computer.
When you select an item to be entered
and press the ENTER key, the on-screen
keyboard is displayed.
Enter the folder name “\\(Computer
Name)\(Share name).”
Computer Name: Check it under the
“Computer Name” tab of “System
Properties” on the computer.
Share name: Check it under the
“Sharing” tab of “Folder Properties” on
the computer.
For the configuration on the computer, refer
to the help or the Microsoft website.
1
Set:
For the procedure for using the onscreen keyboard, see “Using the OnScreen Keyboard” on page 23.
5
Select “Connection” then press the
ENTER key.
Projecting a File Stored on a Network Directly—Network File Viewer
25
The specified folder is accessed and is
displayed.
Network File Viewer
/
Name
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
Update
Size
xxx
xxx
2009/02/10 100KB
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
Select:
6
Upward
Name Order Up
Disconnection
Before starting
Set:
Press the v or V key to select the file
you wish to display then press the
ENTER key.
The viewer of the application for the
selected file starts, and the file is
projected on the projector screen.
7
Operating a
Computer from the
Projector—Remote
Desktop
Operate the projector according to the
viewer activated.
For details, see “Using File Viewer” on
page 37.
To exit the file viewer
Press the ENTER key on the remote
commander.
• Connect the projector and a computer via a
network. For details, see “Activating the
Network Features” on page 11.
• Prepare a USB mouse (not supplied), USB
keyboard (alphabetic layout 101/102 keys,
not supplied) and USB hub (not supplied) to
use the Remote Desktop feature.
• There are precautions on use of the Remote
Desktop feature. See “Use of Remote
Desktop” in “Precautions” on page 7 before
you start using this feature.
Configuring the Settings on
the Computer
Before you operate the projector, change the
remote access setting of the connected
computer. From the [Start] menu, click
[Control Panel]-[System]-[System
Properties], and select the [Remote settings]
tab, then change the remote desktop setting.
For the configuration on the computer, refer
to the help or the Microsoft website.
Configuring the Settings on
the Projector
1
Press the NETWORK key on the
remote commander.
The input signal setting is set to
“Network.”
2
Press the v or V key to select “Switch”
then press the ENTER key.
The Switch dialog box is displayed.
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Operating a Computer from the Projector—Remote Desktop
Switch
Projector
Remote Desktop
Close
Network File Viewer
Video Streaming
Select:
Set:
to
(USB)
connector
Note
If “Remote Desktop” was selected, this
option is not shown in the Switch dialog
box. In this case, proceed to step 4.
3
USB hub
Press the v or V key to select “Remote
Desktop” then press the ENTER key.
The Remote Desktop menu is displayed.
Remote Desktop display
Press the "Connection" button. The "Remote
Desktop Connection" dialog box will open.
Connect a USB mouse and USB keyboard
to the projector for operations.
Connection
Detail Information
Switch
5
Press
to finish the Remote Desktop
Connection.
Select:
4
USB
mouse
Select “Connection” then press the
ENTER key.
The Remote Desktop Connection dialog
is displayed.
Set:
6
Connect the USB hub to the
(USB) connector on the projector and
connect a USB mouse and USB
keyboard (alphabetic layout 101/102
keys) to the USB hub.
Enter the computer name that you will
be remotely accessing, using the
connected USB keyboard (alphabetic
layout 101/102 keys), and click
“Connection,” using the connected
USB mouse.
Using the Network Features
USB keyboard
Remote Desktop
The logon dialog of Windows is
displayed. Operate according to the
instructions shown in the menus. You
can check the computer name by
clicking the [Computer name] tab of
[System Properties] of the computer.
Connection starts, then the same display
as that on the computer is projected by
the projector once the connection has
been completed.
7
Operate the computer with the
connected USB keyboard (alphabetic
layout 101/102 keys) and USB mouse,
while observing the computer picture
projected by the projector.
Operating a Computer from the Projector—Remote Desktop
27
To quit the connection
Log off the computer, or press the ENTER
key on the remote commander.
For the configuration on the computer, refer
to the help or the Microsoft website.
Projecting a
Streaming Video
Delivered via a
Network—Video
Streaming
Before starting
• Check that the projector and a computer are
connected over a network.
• There are precautions on use of the Video
Streaming feature. See “Use of Video
Streaming” in “Precautions” on page 7
before you start using this feature.
Configuring the Settings on
the Computer
• Install Windows Media Encoder in the
connected computer before using this
feature. You can download Windows
Media Encoder, free of charge, from the
Microsoft website.
• Before configuring the projector settings,
you should start Video Streaming on the
computer.
For the configuration and operation of
Window Media Encoder, refer to the help or
Microsoft website.
Configuring the Settings on
the Projector
1
Press the NETWORK key on the
remote commander.
The input signal setting is set to
“Network.”
2
Press the v or V key to select “Switch”
then press the ENTER key.
The Switch dialog box is displayed.
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Projecting a Streaming Video Delivered via a Network—Video Streaming
Switch
Remote Desktop
Close
Network File Viewer
Video Streaming
Select:
Set:
Note
If “Video Streaming” was selected, this
option is not shown in the Switch dialog
box. In this case, proceed to step 4.
3
Press the v or V key to select “Video
Streaming” then press the ENTER
key.
The Video Streaming menu is displayed.
Video Streaming
Before starting
• Connect the projector and a computer via a
network. For details, see “Activating the
Network Features” on page 11.
• There are precautions on monitoring and
operating the projector via web browser. See
“Use of the Feature for Monitoring and
Operating the Projector from a Computer via
a Web Browser” in “Precautions” on page 7
before you start using this feature.
Connection
URL http://
Detail Information
Switch
Enter the connected PC information.
Select:
4
Set:
Using the Network Features
Video Streaming display
Monitoring and
Operating the
Projector Using a
Web Browser
Select “URL,” press the ENTER key,
then enter the URL with the displayed
on-screen keyboard.
Enter the URL, “http://(Computer
name):(Port number)/.”
Computer name: Check the name on
the [Computer name] tab of [System
Properties] on the projector.
Port number: Enter the port number
used with Windows Media Encoder. The
number is set to “8080” at the factory.
5
Press the B key to select
“Connection” then press the ENTER
key.
The streaming video specified by the
URL are delivered and projected on the
projector screen.
To quit Video Streaming
Press the ENTER key on the remote
commander.
Monitoring and Operating the Projector Using a Web Browser
29
Accessing from the Computer
1
2
Start a browser of the computer
(Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher).
Enter the address “http://
xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx” (IP Address of the
projector), to establish access to the
projector.
Confirming the Information
regarding the Projector—
Information
Click [Information].
You can confirm the current settings of the
projector on the computer. You cannot
change the settings of the computer with this
window.
Note
If the browser of your computer is set to
[Use a proxy server] when you have access
to the projector from your computer, click
the check mark to set accessing without
using a proxy server.
After you have established access to the
projector, the following window
appears:
30
Monitoring and Operating the Projector Using a Web Browser
Operating the Computer—
Control
Click [Control].
You can control the projector on the
computer. The functions of the buttons
shown in the window are the same as those
of the keys on the supplied remote
commander.
You can switch the Control window between
the [Easy Mode] and [Advanced Mode]
windows. The [Easy Mode] window shows
only the commonly used buttons, while the
[Advanced Mode] window shows all the
buttons on the remote commander.
Click [Network].
You can change the wireless network or
wired network (VPL-DX15 only) setting.
After you change a setting, it will be
reflected in the projector if you click [Apply]
at lower part of the window.
Using the Network Features
Clicking [Advanced] opens the [Advanced
Mode] window.
Setting the Network
Information
Note
When the network setting is changed, the
network may have been disconnected.
The [Easy Mode] window is restored by
clicking [Easy] in the Control window.
Monitoring and Operating the Projector Using a Web Browser
31
Setting up the Projector—
Setup
Click [Setup].
The Setup menu dialog box appears.
You can set the Owner Information, Date
and Time, Password and Mail Report. When
each item is clicked, it is necessary to input
the User name and password. When using it
for the first time, click [OK] after inputting
“root” for “User name” and without
inputting anything for “Password.” When
you want to set the password, set it on a
“Password” window (page 33).
The data input in each window are reflected
in the projector by clicking [Apply] at lower
part of each window.
Owner
Enter owner information.
Projector
Enter the location of the projector.
Memo
Enter a memo.
Date and Time
Setting the date and time is required for the
Regular Report function.
Owner Information
The information set up in this window is
used for the Mail Report feature.
Time Zone
Select the region where the projector is used.
Date/Time
Enter the year, month, day and time.
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Monitoring and Operating the Projector Using a Web Browser
Time Server
Enter the address of the time server to obtain
an accurate time information automatically.
Password
You can set the name and password for
[Administrator] and for [User]. The name of
the administrator is preset to “root.”
Using the Network Features
Notes
• To change the password, enter a new
password after deleting the password
(*****) that was set.
• If you forget your password, consult
qualified Sony personnel.
Mail Report
You can use the Mail Report function to do
the following:
• Periodically report the installation status
of the projector and owner information.
You can also specify the transmission days
of e-mail messages (Regular Report).
• Immediately send e-mail if any error
occurs with the projector (Error Report)
• Notify by e-mail of the replacement timing
of the projector lamp when use of the lamp
has reached the preset time (Lamp
Reminder)
• Notify by e-mail that maintenance of the
projector is required when use of the
projector has reached the preset time
(Maintenance Reminder)
x Report Timing field
Regular Report
A report on the present status, installation
status, etc. of the projector is periodically
sent by e-mail.
Set the timing for sending e-mail messages
as follows:
AT: Specify the time when e-mail is to be
sent. You can set the time by the hour.
Every Week on Days: Check this check box
to have e-mail sent on the selected days
every week.
Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun: Specify
the days of the week when e-mail is to be
sent. You can check two or more days of
the week.
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Every Month on Day: Check this check
box and select the day from the dropdown list to have e-mail sent on the
selected day every month. The report
contains product information, owner
information, hours of use, lamp mode,
memos, etc.
Maintenance Report
Lamp Reminder: Check this check box and
enter the replacement time of the
projector lamp in the text box. This
information is used to have e-mail sent
informing you that lamp replacement is
required when the preset time has
reached. You can specify the time
between 1 and 9999 hours.
Maintenance Reminder: Check this check
box and enter the time of use before
maintenance is required for the projector
in the text box. This information is used
to have e-mail messages sent informing
you that maintenance of the projector is
required when the preset time has
reached. You can specify the time
between 1 and 99999 hours.
The length of time that elapsed since you
reset is displayed in the Elapsed Hours
text box. Checking the RESET check
box and clicking [Apply] resets the
elapsed time to zero.
x Address field
Email Address
Enter the e-mail address to which you wish
e-mail messages sent in each text box. You
can have e-mail sent to four different
addresses at the same time. You can enter up
to 64 characters for each address.
Report Timing
Regular: Check this check box to have the
Regular Report sent.
Maintenance: Check this check box to have
the Maintenance Report sent.
Error: Check this check box to have an
error report sent when any trouble
occurs with the projector.
Notes
• Even if days are specified in the Report
Timing field, the Regular Report will not be
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sent if you do not check the Regular check
box. If the day preset in [Every Month on
Day] does not exist in the month, you will
receive the Regular Report on the last day of
the month.
• You cannot specify the day of the week or
day of the month if the [Every Week on
Days] or [Every Month on Day] check box is
not checked.
x Mail Form field
Select the e-mail message type from
[Standard] or [Simple].
x Mail Account field
Mail Address: Enter the appropriate e-mail
address. You can enter up to 64
characters.
Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): Enter the
address of the SMTP server. You can
enter up to 64 characters.
Required Authentication: Check this
check box if authentication is required
for sending e-mail.
Requires the use of POP Authentication
before send e-mail (POP before
SMTP): Check this check box to
arrange for POP authentication to be
performed before connecting to the
SMTP server.
Incoming Mail Server (POP3): Enter the
address of the POP3 server.
Account Name: Enter the mail account.
Password: Enter the mail password.
SMTP Authentication: Check this check
box to arrange for SMTP authentication
to be performed before connecting to the
SMTP server.
Account Name: Enter the mail account.
Password: Enter the mail password.
Send test mail: Check the Send check box
then click [Apply] to have e-mail
messages sent as a test to confirm
whether it is sent to the specified
addresses.
Notes
• If the following items have not been set or
are incorrectly set, an error message
appears and the test mail is disabled:
– [Address] in the Address field
– [Mail Address] and [Outgoing Mail Server
(SMTP)] in the Mail Account field
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For details on the e-mail settings, contact
your network administrator.
• The Mail Report function is not available for
a network for which Outbound Port25
Blocking is used, as such a network cannot
be connected to the SMTP server.
x Check the contents of the mail
message
You can check the contents of e-mail to be
sent.
Advanced Menu
Using the Network Features
Click [Advanced Menu] to display the Font,
Advertisement, PJ Talk, SNMP, PJ Link and
Service buttons. These settings are mainly
for administrative use. For details, consult
qualified Sony personnel.
Note
You cannot use the following characters to
enter the characters in the text box: “ ' ”, “ “ ”,
“ \ ”, “ & ”, “ < ”, “ >. ”
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B Using USB File Viewer
Projecting a File
Stored in the USB
Memory Directly—
USB File Viewer
Before starting
There are precautions on use of USB File
Viewer. See “Use of USB File Viewer” in
“Precautions” on page 8 before you start using
this feature.
1
Press the USB key on the remote
commander.
The input signal setting is set to “USB.”
2
Insert the USB memory into the
(USB) connector on the projector.
Files stored in the USB memory are
displayed on the screen.
USB
/
Name
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
Update
Size
xxx
xxx
2009/02/10 100KB
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
xxx
Upward
Sorting Order
Name Order Up
Select:
Set:
3
Press the v or V key to select the file
you wish to project.
4
Press the ENTER button.
The Viewer of the application that
corresponds the file starts then it is
projected on the screen.
5
Operate the projector according to the
viewer of the activated application.
See “Using File Viewer” on page 37.
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Projecting a File Stored in the USB Memory Directly—USB File Viewer
B Using File Viewer
Monitoring the
Microsoft Office File
The viewer of the application that supports
the selected file starts automatically.
You can operate each viewer by pressing the
keys on the remote commander.
Notes
• There are restrictions on the files to which
you are permitted access. See “Types of Files
Available for Browsing” on page 8.
• Even if the viewer starts, operation of the
viewer is not available until operation guide
icons are displayed in the lower right portion
of the projected screen.
• You cannot project an image on the screen by
zooming using the viewer.
Monitoring the PowerPoint
File
When you select a file with the extension
“.ppt,” the file viewer to monitor the
PowerPoint file starts.
Monitoring the Excel File
When you select a file with the extension
“.xls,” the file viewer to monitor the Excel
file starts.
Notes
• There are restrictions on the files to which
you are permitted access. See “Types of Files
Available for Browsing” on page 8.
• You cannot project an image on the screen by
zooming using the viewer.
When you select a file with the extension
“.jpg” or “.jpeg,” the file viewer to monitor
the Photo file starts.
To display a different still image within
the file: Press the b (v)/B (V) key.
To display the control panel: Press the
ENTER key.
To use the control panel
The control panel displayed by pressing the
ENTER key allows you to switch to Slide
Show mode (to display still images one by
one at certain intervals) or quit Photo File
Viewer.
Notes
• The display order of the still images cannot
be specified.
• The still images are displayed with a certain
aspect ratio to fit the projected screen.
Using File Viewer
To move the slides forward or backward:
Press the b (v)/B (V) key.
To quit: Press the ENTER key.
Monitoring the Photo
File
To scroll in a sheet: Press the v/V/b/B key.
To scroll in a sheet quickly (only for
scrolling up or down): Press the v or V key
continuously.
To change the sheet: Press the b or B key
continuously.
To quit: Press the ENTER key.
Monitoring the Microsoft Office File / Monitoring the Photo File
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Monitoring the Video
File
Notes
• There are restrictions on the files to which
you are permitted access. See “Types of Files
Available for Browsing” on page 8.
• You cannot project an image on the screen by
zooming using the viewer.
When you select a file with the extension
“.wmv,” the file viewer to monitor the Video
file starts. The moving images are always
projected in the resolution of the images
recorded in the file.
To pause: Press the V key.
To cancel pause: Press the V key again
during pause.
To quit: Press the ENTER key.
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Monitoring the Video File
B Others
Troubleshooting
Windows Vista® Network Projector
Symptom
Cause and Remedy
On your computer,
“Connect to a Network
Projector” cannot be
found.
• The operating system of your computer does not support “Connect
to a Network Projector.”
c Check the operating system that supports “Connect to a
Network Projector.” (page 6)
The projector cannot be
detected.
• The projector is not turned on.
c Turn on the projector.
• The projector and computer are not connected over a network.
c Connect the projector and a computer via a network (page 11).
• Communications with the application may be blocked depending
on antivirus software you are using.
c Change the setting so as to authorize the Windows service.
Note
If you change the settings of the antivirus software, the computer may be
suffered by a virus attack.
• Windows Vista® Network Projector feature in the projector is not
running.
c Start Windows Vista® Network Projector (page 24).
• The network segment (subnet) set on the computer is different
from that for the projector.
c Specify the IP address of the projector.
c The Windows Vista® Network Projector feature is not suitable
Moving images such as
animation effects created
for reproduction of moving images, as the update interval of the
with PowerPoint and
image reproduction on the projector is longer than that on the
moving-image files are not
computer.
displayed properly.
• The network has been disconnected.
c Check the network connection. If disconnected, try to connect to
a network again.
The computer cannot
establish access to the
projector.
• The projector is connected to a different computer.
c Disconnect the connected computer then connect your computer
to the projector.
• The projector is connected to a computer with a higher resolution
than that of the projector.
c Set the connected computer to a lower resolution than that of the
projector.
c If your computer’s OS is Windows Vista Service Pack 1 or later
version installed, a dialog box is displayed, from which you can
execute conversion to a resolution lower than that of the
projector.
The resolution of the
projected image is
changed.
c It is a restriction on the Windows Vista® Network Projector
feature.
Troubleshooting
Others
The program is shut down
in progress.
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Symptom
Cause and Remedy
Any wallpaper of projected c It is a restriction on the Windows Vista® Network Projector
is displayed in a single
feature.
color.
The display colors of the
projected image are
changed.
c It is a restriction on the Windows Vista® Network Projector
feature.
Network File Viewer features
Symptom
Cause and Remedy
A folder name cannot be
entered.
c Only one-byte characters can be input for the folder name (share
name). If other characters are used, change them to the proper
ones.
A file list does not open.
• The computer is not turned on.
c Turn on the computer.
• The computer and projector are not connected over a network.
c Connect the projector and a computer via a network (page 11).
• Network sharing is not set for the folder you are accessing.
c Set network sharing.
• The operating system of your computer does not support network
sharing function.
c Check the operating systems that support network sharing
function (page 25).
• You have entered an incorrect folder name.
c Check the folder name and enter it correctly.
• You have entered an incorrect password.
c Enter a correct password.
• You are trying to access the network shared folder using the
Windows domain function.
c The feature does not support the Windows domain function.
Remote Desktop
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Symptom
Cause and Remedy
The desktop display of the
computer is not projected
by the projector.
• The computer is not turned on.
c Turn on the computer.
• The computer and projector are not connected over a network.
c Connect the projector and a computer via a network (page 11).
• Remote access to the desired computer is not permitted.
c Have remote access permitted.
• The operating system of the computer does not support Remote
Desktop.
c Check the operating systems that support the feature (page 7).
• The computer name is not correct.
c Enter the correct computer name.
• The computer is unable to log in.
c Enter the correct user name and password.
Troubleshooting
Symptom
Cause and Remedy
The computer name cannot • The IP address can be entered only with a USB mouse and USB
be entered.
keyboard (alphabetic layout 101/102 keys) connected to the
projector.
c Connect a USB mouse and USB keyboard (alphabetic layout
101/102 keys) to the projector.
The program is shut down
in progress.
• The network connection between the computer and a projector is
servered.
c Check the network connection. If disconnected, try to connect to
a network again.
c The Remote Desktop feature is not suitable for reproduction of
Moving images such as
animation effects created
moving images, as the update interval of the image reproduction
by PowerPoint and
on the projector is longer than that on the computer.
moving-image files are not
displayed properly.
c The shape of the mouse pointer projected is unique to the
The mouse pointer
displayed on the projector
projector.
is different from that of the
computer.
Wallpaper of the projected
image is displayed in a
single color.
c It is a feature of Remote Desktop.
Audio is not output.
c Audio from a computer is not reproduced on the projector with
the Remote Desktop feature.
Video Streaming
Cause and Remedy
• The computer and projector are not connected over a network.
c Connect the projector and a computer via a network (page 11).
• The Video streaming on the computer does not start, or it ends.
c Start video streaming with the Windows Media Encoder,
referring to the on-line help, Windows website, etc.
• You have entered an incorrect URL.
c Enter the correct URL (page 28).
c It may not be playable, depending on the a network environment.
The displayed image is
deteriorated and noisy.
• The network bandwidth is narrow.
c Consult your network administrator.
• The configuration settings of the computer are not correct.
c Configure the Windows Media Encoder, referring to the on-line
help, Windows website, etc.
• The computer’s performance is low.
c Check that the computer supports Windows Media Encoder.
The program is shut down
in progress.
• The network connection between the computer and a projector is
servered.
c Check the network connection. If disconnected, try to connect to
a network again.
The image is not projected
in full-screen display.
c The image is displayed in the original resolution of the input
video source when Video Streaming is used.
Troubleshooting
Others
Symptom
No picture is displayed.
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Monitoring and operating the projector via a web browser
Symptom
Cause and Remedy
• The computer and projector are not connected over a network.
The computer cannot
access the Web page of the
c Connect the projector and a computer via a network (page 11).
projector.
• The browser of the computer is set to [Use a proxy server for your
LAN].
c Set the IP address of the projector to [Use a proxy server for
your LAN].
• The version of the browser is old or a browser other than Internet
Explorer is be used.
c Use Internet Explorer version 5.0 or later.
USB File Viewer
Symptom
Cause and Remedy
The file list is unable to
open.
• The USB memory is not connected to the projector correctly.
c Connect the USB memory correctly (page 23).
Network File Viewer and USB File Viewer
Symptom
Cause and Remedy
The folder name or
filename is not displayed
correctly.
• An unsupported language or font for these features is used for the
name.
c Change the name, using a supported language or font (page 10).
The file cannot be opened.
• You are trying to open a file that is not supported by these features.
c Check the type of files that are available for browsing (page 8).
• The file is protected by a password.
c The projector does not support the password security function.
Cancel the password protection for the file on your computer.
Some fonts specifications
in PowerPoint, or Excel
files will be forcibly
substituted.
• An unsupported font specification is converted to one usable with
this product.
c Check the usable fonts (page 9).
• Unusable characters (languages) are used.
The characters are not
displayed with PowerPoint,
c Check the usable characters (languages) (page 9).
or Excel files.
Some graphics, effects, and • Unusable graphics, effects, or functions are used.
functions are not
c This product does not correspond to all graphics, effects, and
reproduced properly with
functions of PowerPoint, or Excel files. Change the graphics,
PowerPoint, or Excel files.
effects, or functions that are not reproduced to usable ones.
A photo file or video file is c It does not correspond to full-screen display.
not projected in full-screen
display.
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Troubleshooting
Glossary
Ad-hoc
Wireless communication complying with
the IEEE802.11 standard. A wireless
connection between two devices is enabled
without using an access point.
Wireless Access Point
(Infrastructure)
Wireless communication complying with
the IEEE802.11 standard. A wireless
connection among two or more devices is
enabled via an Access Point.
Open systems
Systems to connect to a network without
using an authentication system. In this
system any device can be connected to a
network. Communication with a device that
is encrypted is not available, even if
connection has been made.
Simple Setting
A feature included with this projector for
connecting the projector to a network. This
setting mode uses a wizard that prompts you
to answer questions step by step.
Key
Encryption Key to encrypt data. Entering the
Key is required when using WEP/WPAPSK/WPA2-PSK.
Subnet Mask
A bit sequence for specifying the subnet
from the IP Address
Default Gateway
An address of a server (router) to traverse a
subnet for communication with a network
Network Authentication
Authentication system to connect to a
network
Video Streaming
This feature allows you to project video
streaming data delivered by Windows Media
Encoder directly.
Network File Sharing
When the projector is connected to a
Windows computer over a network, the
feature allows you to share files stored on the
computer.
Projector Name
A name used to identify the projector
connected by the Windows Vista® Network
Projector feature.
Wireless Network
Communication via a wireless network that
complies with the IEEE802.11 standard
Wired Network
Communication using an Ethernet cable that
complies with the IEEE802.11 standard
Remote Desktop
This feature enables you to control a
Windows computer that is connected to the
projector over a network. The computer’s
desktop display is projected on the screen,
and you can operate the computer using a
keyboard and mouse connected via USB
connectors on the projector.
Others
Fixed IP Address
An IP Address that a user specifies. This is
not an IP Address that is automatically
assigned by DHCP.
Network File Viewer
This feature allows you to project the data
stored on a Windows computer connected to
the projector over a network without data
conversion.
802.1x Authentication
A standard that provides authentication and
creates and delivers a dynamic Encryption
Key
802.11b
A part of the IEEE802.11 standards for
wireless network communication using the
2.4 GHz frequency band. The maximum
communication bit rate is 11 Mbps.
Glossary
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802.11g
A part of the IEEE802.11 standards for
wireless network communication using the
2.4 GHz frequency band
The maximum communication bit rate is 54
Mbps.
802.11a
A part of the IEEE802.11 standards for
wireless network communication using the 5
GHz frequency band. The maximum
communication bit rate is 54 Mbps.
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Protocol for identifying one’s own interface
on a network
DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration
Protocol)
The feature to assign an IP Address
automatically to a device connected to a
network. The DHCP server does not assign a
fixed IP Address but assigns the IP Address
to each device according to the situation.
Primary DNS (Domain Name System)
Server
A server to identify the IP Address with the
host name (computer name). Normally, a
DNS server specified as Primary is used.
Secondary DNS Server
A substitute DNS Server enabled when a
Primary DNS Server cannot be used
EAP (Extensive Authentication
Protocol)
A protocol adopted as the IEEE802.1x
authentication protocol
IP Address
An address to identify each device on the
TCP/IP network
LAN (Local Area Network)
A network to be used in a limited area, such
as an office or home
MAC address
An individual address to be assigned to an
individual network interface when it is
manufactured. Every interface has a
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Glossary
different MAC address, and you cannot
change the address.
NTP Server
A server to synchronize the clocks of the
devices connected to a network using NTP
(Network Time Protocol)
PEAP (MS-CHAP v2)
This protocol provides authentication based
on qualification information.
PJ Link
A standard to operate and manage the Data
Projectors
POP Server
A protocol used when e-mail is transmitted
on the Internet.
SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
Server
A protocol used when e-mail is received
from an e-mail server on the Internet.
SNMP (Simple Network Management
Protocol)
A protocol used to monitor and control
devices connected over a network
SSID (Service Set Identifier)
Identification data for a wireless LAN that
enables connection with other wireless
devices on the LAN. All wireless LAN
devices employing the same SSID can
communicate with one another.
TKIP (Temporal Key Integrity
Protocol)
An encryption protocol that is the successor
of WEP. TKIP is designed to create a new
encryption key with every certain amount of
data and time then encrypt the data. It
provides stronger security for the data, since
such dynamic change of the encryption keys
renders any encryption of the key absolute.
WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)
A security standard that is designed to
encrypt data for communication between
connected devices. Registering the same key
with the projector as that registered with the
connected computer allows access to that
computer.
Windows Media Encoder
Encoder software developed by Microsoft
Corporation
WMV (Windows Media Video)
A compressed video file format developed
by Microsoft Corporation.
WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access)
A security standard for wireless LAN
connections. WPA supports TKIP with
powerful encryption level and IEEE802.1x
authentication.
WPA2
An expanded security standard of WPA.
Some methods of WPA2 require an
authentication server, and some do not
require it.
WPA2-PSK (Wi-Fi Protected Access
2-Pre-Shared Key)
This is a method for WPA2-PSK to activate
this security standard without an
authentication server.
Others
WPA-PSK
This is a method for WPA to activate this
security standard without an authentication
server. With this method, authentication is
given to wireless LAN devices with a shared
key called “PSK.” Registering the same key
with the projector as that registered with the
connected computer allows access to that
computer.
URL (Uniform Resource Location)
Description that specifies the location of a
file resource (documents, images, etc.) on
the Internet. This corresponds to an address
of a file on the Internet. A URL consists of
type of information, server name, port
number, folder name, filename, etc.
Glossary
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Index
Numerics
802.1x Authentication ............................. 20
A
Ad-hoc (Peer-to-peer) ....................... 12, 16
C
Common Setting ..................................... 21
D
Default Gateway ...................................... 15
I
Initializing the Network Setting .............. 22
IP Address ............................................... 15
M
Monitoring and operating the projector via a
web browser ............................. 5, 7, 29
N
Network File Viewer ....................... 5, 7, 25
Network Name (SSID) ............................ 16
Network Setting ...................................... 19
O
On-Screen Keyboard ............................... 23
P
Projector Name ....................................... 16
R
Remote Desktop .............................. 5, 7, 26
S
Simple Setting ......................................... 13
Subnet Mask ............................................ 15
U
USB File Viewer ....................... 5, 8, 23, 36
V
Video Streaming .............................. 5, 7, 28
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Index
W
Windows Media Encoder ........................28
Windows Vista® Network
Projector ...................................5, 6, 24
Wired Connection ..............................11, 14
Wired Network Setting ............................19
Wireless Access Point .............................13
Wireless connection ...........................12, 16
Wireless Network Setting ........................19
Wireless Setting .......................................20
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