Epson Z8050 Projector Setup and Troubleshooting Guide Page 1 of 2 BASIC SETUP 1. Remove the projector and all of the included accessories from the packaging. 2. Place the projector on a table or stand with the front of the projector facing the direction you would like the image to be projected. You will need to install the lens on this projector before use. 3. Lens Installation a. Remove the front cover of the projector by loosening the two screws on the right side and the one screw on the left side of the cover. b. Pull the front cover straight out. c. Insert the lens unit straight into the lens insertion section with the white circle on the lens facing up. d. While holding the lens firmly in place, pinch the lock lever clockwise until it is locked into place. Check that the lens can’t be detached. e. Replace the front cover by sliding it straight on and tightening the three screws. 4. Connect the included power cord to the projector and plug it into a nearby wall outlet or a heavy duty extension cord. CONNECTING YOUR SOURCE 1. Connecting Your Computer a. To connect your laptop to the projector, connect the included VGA cable from the VGA output of the computer to the VGA input of the projector. b. To connect a MAC computer, you will need a MAC adapter between the computer and the VGA cable. MAC adapter packs are available to be rented from ATS Rentals as well. c. Power on your computer before you power on the projector. The projector should automatically find the connected source. 2. Connecting Other Video Sources a. To connect a DVD player or other source to the projector, connect the included HDMI cable from the HDMI output of your source to the HDMI input of the projector. 3. To power the projector on, push down the power button on the back of the projector or on the remote. 4. For more detailed information on connecting these and other sources to the projector, reference pages 29-33 of the instruction manual. ADJUSTING THE PROJECTED IMAGE 1. Adjusting the Position a. Press the lens shift button on the remote or on the back of the projector until “Adjust Lens Shift” appears on the screen. b. To adjust the position, use the arrow button on the remote or the arrows on the back of the projector to move the image. c. When you are finished, press the escape button to exit. Questions? Call 1-815-686-2687 or email [email protected] For urgent technical support outside of business hours call 1-815-230-1911. Epson Z8050 Projector Setup and Troubleshooting Guide Page 2 of 2 2. Adjusting the Focus a. Press the focus button on the remote or press the lens button on the back of the projector until “Adjust Focus” is displayed on the screen. b. To adjust the focus, tilt the arrow button on the remote to the left and right or use the left and right arrow buttons on the back of the projector. c. When you are finished, press the escape button to exit. 3. Zooming the Image a. Press the zoom button on the remote or press the lens button on the back of the projector until “Adjust Zoom” is displayed on the screen. b. To zoom, use the arrow button on the remote or the arrow buttons on the back of the projector. c. When you are finished, press the escape button to exit. 4. For detailed information on screen positioning and distance, reference pages 21-27 of the instruction manual. 5. For more detailed information on image adjustments, reference pages 35-37 of the instruction manual. TROUBLESHOOTING 1. Nothing appears on the screen at all a. Make sure the lens cap is removed from the lens. b. Make sure there is power to the projector and that it is turned on. c. Allow the projector and your source a moment to warm up. d. Turn the projector all the way off and then back on. If the screen is still dark, the projector may be malfunctioning. 2. Only a blue screen appears, no image from the source a. Make sure the cable connecting the source and the projector is securely connected. b. Check for any cuts or breaks in the cable. If it is a VGA cable, check for any bent pins. c. Make sure your source is turned on and outputting an image. d. Push the source search button on the remote to search for the correct input that your source is connected to. The projector may have not synced up with the source when powering on. 3. The image is not bright enough a. Close blinds, cover windows, turn off the lights to darken the room. b. Move the projector closer to the screen if possible. This will help provide a brighter image but the image will be smaller. 4. Detailed instructions on troubleshooting can be found on pages 98-115 in the instruction manual. SHUTDOWN 1. Press down the power button on the back of the projector or on the remote. 2. Wait for the projector to cool down before unplugging. 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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