View Casio XJ-A140 Setup and Troubleshooting

View Casio XJ-A140 Setup and Troubleshooting
Casio XJ-A140 Slim XGA Projector
Setup & Troubleshooting Instructions
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Basic Setup
1. Remove the projector from the packaging and place it on a stand or table facing the screen or
wall you want to project the picture onto.
2. Remove the lens cover. Connect the power cord to the projector and a wall outlet or heavy
duty extension cord.
3. WHEN USING PROJECTOR AT HIGH ALTITUDES: From the Menu, select Option Settings
2, then High Altitude. Select On. Please ensure that High Altitude mode is on each time you
power on the projector to make sure the fans cool properly.
Connecting Your Source – Detailed connection instructions begin on page 40 of the manual.
1. To connect to a laptop computer, connect the VGA cable (included) from the monitor output of
the laptop to a VGA input on the projector. This is a blue 15-pin connector on the projector and
a similar 15-pin connector on the laptop.
2. To connect a Mac laptop you'll need a DVI to VGA adapter between the VGA cable and the
laptop, a DVI to VGA cable, or a DVI to HDMI cable.
3. To connect a DVD player or other video source, connect the included composite video cable
(yellow end) between the “AV” connector on the projector and the yellow video out connector
on your DVD player. Some DVD players and other video sources can be connected with the
HDMI cable (included).
Connecting Audio – Detailed connection instructions begin on page 40 of the manual.
1. This projector has a small built-in speaker. Please note that the projector will only accept
sound on the AV input. If your audio source has RCA outputs (red and white connectors),
simply plug the red and white RCA connectors on the AV cable into your source. If your audio
source has a small headphone jack, plug the AV cable's RCA plugs into the included RCA to
mini adapter.
2. To adjust the volume, press the menu button on the projector. Press the down arrow to go to
volume adjustment and press enter. Use the left and right arrow buttons to raise or lower the
volume.
3. For louder sound, connect the audio output from your source to a PA system or portable
stereo. When doing this, the audio does not need to connect through the projector at all.
Connect a suitable cable from your source (laptop or DVD player) to your audio system. If you
rented a portable PA system from ATS, suitable cables and a separate instruction sheet are
included.
Questions? Call 1-815-686-2687 or email [email protected]
For urgent technical support outside of business hours call 1-815-230-1911.
Casio XJ-A140 Slim XGA Projector
Setup & Troubleshooting Instructions
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Testing and Adjustment – Detailed set up instructions begin on page 9 of the manual.
1. Press the power button on the projector to turn it on.
2. Press the Zoom button on the projector. The up and down arrows will zoom the image in and
out to fit your screen. If the zoom reaches it's limit and the picture is still not the correct size
you will need to move the projector. Move the projector closer to the screen if the image is too
large, and farther from the screen if the image is too small.
3. Adjust the foot on the front of the projector to point the image up or down to match the height
of your screen.
4. Use the menus on the projector to adjust the shape of the image if it is not square with your
screen.
5. Press the focus button and use the up and down arrows on the projector to adjust the focus
until the image is sharp.
6. Turn on your source (laptop, DVD player, etc). Press the source button on the projector to
select the input your source is connected to. Once you have done that, the image your source
is sending should appear on the screen.
Troubleshooting – Detailed troubleshooting instructions begin on page 37 of the manual.
1. Nothing appears on the screen at all, screen is dark:
◦ Make sure the lens cap is removed from the lens.
◦ Make sure there is power to the projector and it is turned on (power button should be lit up).
◦ Allow a minute or so for the projector to warm up.
◦ Turn the projector all the way off and back on. If the screen is still dark, the projector may
be malfunctioning.
2. Only a blue screen appears, no image from the source.
◦ Make sure a cable is connected from the output of your source to an input on the projector.
◦ Make sure your source is on and outputting an image. Many laptops require you press a
function key to turn on the VGA monitor output. The key may be labeled “CRT/LCD” or
have a picture of a monitor on it. Hold “Function” (near the shift key) and press this key to
toggle the VGA output on and off. Sometimes this output is controlled by right-clicking
anywhere on your laptop screen and selecting “Properties”, then the “Settings” tab and
adjusting which displays are active.
◦ Press the left arrow button on the projector to select the input where the cable from your
source is connected.
3. Image is not bright enough.
◦ Close blinds, cover windows, turn off lights to darken the room, especially any light shining
directly on the screen.
◦ Move the projector closer to the screen. This will produce a smaller but brighter image.
Shutdown
Press the power button twice to turn the projector off.
Questions? Call 1-815-686-2687 or email [email protected]
For urgent technical support outside of business hours call 1-815-230-1911.
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