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Epson PowerLite 830p
Quick Setup
Connect the projector
Remove the projector’s lens cover.
to your notebook
Follow these instructions to connect the projector to
your notebook. For other setup options and complete
instructions, see your User’s Guide.
Locate the required cables:
Press the
Power button
to turn on the projector.
Power button
Power light
The Power light flashes green
while the projector warms up
and adjusts the focus. Then
the light stays green.
Power cord
VGA computer cable
Connect the computer cable to the Computer1/Component port
on the projector.
NOTE: For faster startup, you can enable the Direct Power On feature.
See the User’s Guide.
Adjust the image
If you’ve turned on your notebook and you don’t see an image,
press the Source Search button on the projector to select the
image source.
Select an
image source
to adjust the
image size
Connect the other end to your notebook’s video-out
monitor port.
NOTE: If your notebook has a DVI connector, you need to either
use a DVI-to-VGA adapter with the included computer cable (see
your computer’s documentation), or purchase an optional DVI
cable (for a higher-quality image). See your User’s Guide.
Turn on your equipment
NOTE: If you still see a blank screen or have other display problems,
see the troubleshooting tips on the back of this sheet.
Connect the power cord to the projector, then plug the other end
into a grounded electrical outlet.
Turn on your notebook.
Press the Zoom (W or T) buttons to reduce or enlarge the image.
If your image looks like
, you’ve placed the projector off
to one side of the screen at an angle. Place it directly in front of the
center of the screen, facing the screen squarely, or press the or
Tracking buttons on the projector.
If your image looks like
on the projector.
, press the
Sync buttons
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Quick Setup
Epson PowerLite 830p
Using the remote control
If this is your first time using the remote, install the batteries.
If you see a blank screen...
If you see a blank screen or the No signal message after turning on
your notebook, check the following:
Slide the remote control’s
ON/OFF switch to turn it on.
Make sure the Power light on the projector is green and not flashing,
and the lens cover is off.
Press the Computer/Component button on the projector (or the
Comp1 button the remote control) to select Computer1 as the
image source.
If you’re using a Windows notebook, press the function key on your
keyboard that lets you display on an external monitor. It may be
labelled CRT/LCD or have an icon such as
. You may have to
hold down the Fn key while pressing it. Allow a few seconds for
the projector to sync up after changing the setting.
You can use the remote control to control the projector.
Zoom in on part of
the projected image
Turn off image
and sound
Navigate projector
Turn projector
on and off
Freeze the projector display
(presentation and sound
continue unless stopped)
If the projector and notebook
don’t display the same image...
If your image displays either on the projector or notebook, but not on
both, check the following:
Choose which source
to display
Try using the CRT/LCD or
key as described above. On most systems,
this key lets you toggle between the LCD screen and the projector,
or display on both at the same time.
Optimize the computer image
Fine-tune the Focus
Control projector
NOTE: With an optional USB cable, you can use the remote as a
wireless mouse. For more information, see your User’s Guide.
W here to get help
Telephone Support Services
To use the Epson PrivateLine® Support service, call (800) 637-7661
and enter the PIN on the Epson PrivateLine Support card included in
your Start Here kit. This service is available 6 AM to 6 PM, Pacific Time,
Monday through Friday, for the duration of your warranty period.
You may also speak with a projector support specialist by dialing
one of these numbers:
If that doesn’t work, check your monitor settings to make sure both the
LCD screen and the external monitor port are enabled.
From the Windows Control Panel, open the Display utility.
In the Display Properties dialog box, click the
Settings tab, then click Advanced.
The method for adjusting the setting varies;
you may have to click a Monitor tab, then
make sure the external Monitor port is set
as your primary display and/or enabled.
See your notebook’s manual or online help
for details.
Macintosh® OS X
From the Apple ® menu, select System
Preferences, then select Displays.
Select the Color LCD dialog box.
Click the Arrangement (or Arrange) tab
and click Mirror Displays.
Macintosh OS 9.x or earlier
(562) 276-4394, 6 AM to 6 PM, Pacific Time,
Monday through Friday
Canada: (905) 709-3839, 6 AM to 6 PM, Pacific Time,
Monday through Friday
Toll or long distance charges may apply.
Electronic Support Services
Epson provides technical assistance through electronic support
services 24 hours a day at For tips,
templates, and training for developing successful presentations
go to
From the Apple menu, select
Control Panels, then click Monitors
or Monitors and Sound.
Click the Arrange icon.
Drag one monitor icon
on top of the other.
If the Arrange option isn’t available,
click the Monitor icon and select a
Simulscan resolution.
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