Epson PowerLite 76c Projector User Guide

Epson PowerLite 76c Projector User Guide

Epson

®

PowerLite

®

76c

Multimedia Projector

User’s Guide

Important Safety Information

WARNING: Never look into the projector lens when the lamp is turned on; the bright light can damage your eyes.

Never let children look into the lens when it is on. Never open any cover on the projector, except the lamp and filter covers. Dangerous electrical voltages inside the projector can severely injure you. Except as specifically explained in this User’s Guide, do not attempt to service this product yourself. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.

WARNING: The projector and its accessories come packaged in plastic bags. Keep plastic bags away from small children to avoid any risk of suffocation.

Caution: When you replace the lamp, never touch the new lamp with your bare hands; the invisible residue left by the oil on your hands may shorten the lamp life. Use a cloth or glove to handle the new lamp.

Copyright Notice

All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Seiko Epson Corporation. The information contained herein is designed only for use with this Epson product. Epson is not responsible for any use of this information as applied to other products.

Neither Seiko Epson Corporation nor its affiliates shall be liable to the purchaser of this product or third parties for damages, losses, costs, or expenses incurred by purchaser or third parties as a result of: accident, misuse, or abuse of this product or unauthorized modifications, repairs, or alterations to this product, or (excluding the U.S.) failure to strictly comply with Seiko Epson Corporation’s operating and maintenance instructions.

Seiko Epson Corporation shall not be liable for any damages or problems arising from the use of any options or any consumable products other than those designated as Original Epson Products or Epson Approved Products by

Seiko Epson Corporation.

Trademarks

Epson is a registered trademark, and Exceed Your Vision and Instant Off are trademarks of Seiko Epson

Corporation.

PowerLite, PrivateLine, and Presenters Club are registered trademarks; SizeWise is a trademark; and Epson

Connection, Epson Store, and Extra Care are service marks of Epson America, Inc.

Pixelworks, DNX, and the DNX logo are trademarks of Pixelworks, Inc.

General Notice: Other product names used herein are for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners. Epson disclaims any and all rights in those marks.

3/06 © 2006 Epson America, Inc.

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Contents

Welcome

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

Getting the Most from Your Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

Using Your Documentation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

Getting More Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

Registration and Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

Unpacking the Projector. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

Projector Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Additional Components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Optional Accessories. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

1

Setting Up the Projector

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

Positioning the Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

Other Installations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

Connecting to a Computer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

Connecting with the VGA Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

Connecting with a VGA-5BNC Cable. . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

Connecting a USB Cable for Remote Mouse Control . 21

Connecting an External Monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

Playing Sound Through the Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

Connecting to Video Sources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24

Connecting a Composite Video Source . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

Connecting an S-Video Source . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

Connecting an RGB Video Source. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

Connecting a Component Video Source . . . . . . . . . . . 28

Playing Sound Through the Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

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Projecting

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

Turning On Your Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

Turning On the Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

Selecting the Image Source. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

What To Do If You See a Blank Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

Adjusting the Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

Focusing and Zooming Your Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

Adjusting the Height of Your Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

Adjusting the Image Shape. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

Adjusting the Brightness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

Correcting Computer Images. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

Adjusting the Color Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40

Adjusting the Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

Shutting Down the Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

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Using the Remote Control

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43

Controlling the Picture and Sound. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

Switching Between Picture Sources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

Turning Off the Picture and Sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

Stopping Action . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

Zooming Your Image. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

Changing the Image’s Aspect Ratio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46

Using the Remote Control as a Wireless Mouse . . . . . . . . . . 47

Replacing the Batteries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

4

Fine-tuning the Projector

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

Using the Projector’s Menu System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50

Changing Menu Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51

Adjusting Colors and Clarity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53

Adjusting the Input Signal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56

Customizing Projector Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58

Selecting Projector Setup Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60

Viewing Lamp Usage and Other Information . . . . . . . . . . . 62

Using the Projector’s Security Features. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63

Creating Your Own Screen Logo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64

Setting a Password . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66

Turning On the Password and User’s Logo . . . . . . . . . . 66

Starting the Projector with a Password. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67

Disabling the Projector’s Buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68

Restoring the Default Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69

5

Maintaining and Transporting the Projector

71

Cleaning the Lens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72

Cleaning the Projector Case . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72

Cleaning and Replacing the Air Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73

Replacing the Lamp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75

Resetting the Lamp Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77

Transporting the Projector. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78

6

Solving Problems

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79

Using On-Screen Help. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80

What To Do When the Lights Flash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81

Solving Problems with the Image or Sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83

Solving Password Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90

Solving Problems with the Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90

Where To Get Help. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92

Speak to a Support Representative. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92

A

Technical Specifications

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95

General . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95

Projection Lamp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96

Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96

Mouse Compatibility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96

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Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96

Electrical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96

Environmental . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97

Safety and Approvals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97

Compatible Video Formats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98

Compatible Computer Display Formats. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99

B

Notices

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101

Important Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101

Remote Control Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103

FCC Compliance Statement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104

Index

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105

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Welcome

T he Epson

®

PowerLite

®

76c is an ultra-portable projector that offers

2000 ANSI lumens of brightness. From conference rooms to auditoriums, your full-color presentations and videos will be bright and visible even in ordinary indoor lighting.

Images are displayed at a native resolution of 1024 × 768 pixels.

Epson 3LCD technology ensures accurate color and remarkable saturation, even in well-lit rooms. Support for S-Video contributes to theater-quality performance.

You can connect the projector to a wide range of computers, including

IBM

®

-compatible PCs and laptops, Apple

®

Macintosh,

®

Power

Macintosh

®

series (including G3, G4, and G5 systems), PowerBook

® computers, and many iMac

®

and iBook

®

series systems. With Epson’s patented SizeWise

technology, the projector supports computer displays ranging from VGA through UXGA.

You can use any of the following video sources: HDTV, VCR, DVD player, gaming console (such as Microsoft

®

Xbox,

Sony

®

PlayStation

®

2, and Nintendo GameCube

), camcorder, digital camera, or laser disc player. The projector supports NTSC, PAL, and

SECAM video formats.

You can connect up to three devices to the projector at the same time.

The source buttons let you easily switch among them. With the projector’s

Source Search

button, you don’t even have to identify your input source. Just press the button until you see the image you want on the screen.

To prevent unauthorized use of the projector, you can assign a password, create a user logo which is displayed at startup to identify the projector, and disable the projector’s buttons through the

Operation Lock feature. For more information about security features,

see page 63.

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Welcome

Getting the Most from Your Projector

Depending on your presentation, you can take advantage of any or all of these options:

Connecting to a laptop or other computer

If you want to connect the projector to a laptop or desktop

computer, see page 18. For additional presentation control, you

can connect a USB cable to the projector for running slide shows, and connect an external monitor to view the presentation on your computer simultaneously.

Connecting to video sources

You can connect a DVD player, VCR, HDTV, camcorder, laser disc player, digital camera, and other video sources to your

projector. See page 24 for instructions.

Using the remote control

The remote control lets you switch from computer to video sources, zoom in on part of your image, freeze or mute the presentation, and adjust many other projector features. For

details, see Chapter 3.

By connecting a USB cable to your projector, you can also use the remote control as a wireless mouse. This lets you click through computer-based presentations (such as PowerPoint ® ) from up to

20 feet away. For more information, see page 47.

Using Your Documentation

Your documentation includes a Quick Setup sheet, warranty brochures, and an Epson PrivateLine ® Support card.

The Quick Setup sheet gives instructions to quickly set up your projector and connect it to a computer or video device.

This book contains all the information you need to set up and use your projector. Please follow these guidelines as you read through it:

Warnings must be followed carefully to avoid bodily injury.

Cautions must be observed to avoid damage to your equipment.

Notes contain important information about your projector.

Getting More Information

Need tips on giving presentations? How about quick steps for setting up your projector? Here’s where you can look for help:

■ www.presentersonline.com

Includes a library of articles covering presentation tips, tricks, and technology. The site provides templates, clip art, and sound clips, as well as Presenters Services to use on the road. Even more resources and services are available if you register to join the

Presenters Club

®

—and it’s free.

Built-in help system

Press the

Help

button on the remote control or projector to get

quick solutions for common problems. See page 80 for details.

■ support.epson.com

Download FAQs (frequently asked questions) and e-mail your questions to Epson support.

If you still need help after checking this User’s Guide and the sources listed above, you can use the Epson PrivateLine Support service to get help fast. Call (800) 637-7661 and enter the PIN on your PrivateLine

Support card. See page 92 for more information.

Welcome

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Registration and Warranty

Your projector comes with a basic carry-in warranty and an international warranty that let you project with confidence anywhere in the world. For details, see the warranty brochures that came with your projector.

In addition, Epson offers free Extra Care

SM

Road Service. In the unlikely event of an equipment failure, you won’t have to wait for your unit to be repaired. Instead, Epson will ship you a replacement unit anywhere in the United States or Canada, usually via overnight delivery. See the Extra Care Road Service brochure for details.

To register, complete the registration form that came with your projector and mail it to Epson. Or register your product online at: http://www.epson.com/webreg

Registering also lets you receive special updates on new accessories, products, and services.

Unpacking the Projector

After unpacking the projector, make sure you have all these items:

Projector

Remote control and batteries

Soft carrying case

Quick Setup sheet

VGA computer cable

Power cord

Password Protected

Sticker

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Welcome

Save all packaging in case you need to ship the projector. Always use the original packaging (or equivalent) when you need to send the projector to another location.

If you are moving the projector by hand, use the carrying case included with the projector.

Projector Parts

Temperature light

Lamp light

Control panel

Lamp cover

Air exhaust vents

Power button

Front adjustable foot

Security lock

Power light

Zoom ring

Focus ring

Remote control sensor

Lens cap

Foot release lever

Computer(Component Video) port

Monitor Out port

S-Video port

Video port

USB port for wireless mouse

Power inlet

Rear adjustable foot Audio input ports Speaker Remote control sensor

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Welcome

Additional Components

Depending on how you plan to use the projector, you may need additional components:

To receive an S-Video signal, you need an S-Video cable. One is usually provided with your video device, or you can purchase it

from Epson. See page 13.

To receive a component video signal from a VCR or other video device, you need a D-sub, 15-pin, VGA-to-component video

cable, which is available from Epson. See page 13.

Some older PowerBooks and Macintosh desktop models may need a Macintosh video adapter; see your computer dealer. Older iMac systems may need a special adapter to provide a VGA output port; see your computer dealer.

To receive an audio signal, you need a commercially available audio cable; see your computer or electronics dealer.

To use the projector’s remote control as a wireless mouse, you need a USB cable; see your computer or electronics dealer.

Optional Accessories

To enhance your use of the projector, Epson provides the following optional accessories:

Product

Replacement lamp

Air filter set (includes 2 filters)

Samsonite

®

wheeled soft case for projector and laptop

Samsonite soft shoulder case with laptop compartment

Component video cable

S-Video cable

Distribution amplifier

50-inch portable screen

60-inch portable pop-up screen

80-inch portable pop-up screen

83.6-inch hanging pull-down screen

Image presentation camera ELPDC05

Kensington

®

security lock

Ceiling mount (gyro lock with suspension adapter)

False ceiling plate

Suspension adapter

Security bracket/cabling for gyro lock mounts

Adjustable ceiling channel

Product number

V13H010L34

V13H134A08

ELPKS35-S

ELPKS43

ELPKC19

ELPSV01

ELPDA01

ELPSC06

ELPSC07

ELPSC08

ELPSC09

V12H162020

ELPSL01

ELPMBUNI

ELPMBFCP

ELPMBAPL

ELPMBSEC

ELPMBACC

You can purchase screens, carrying cases, or other accessories from an

Epson authorized reseller. To find the nearest reseller, call

800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766). Or you can purchase online at

www.epsonstore.com (U.S. sales) or www.epson.ca (Canadian sales).

note

To purchase a replacement remote control, call

(562) 276-4394 (U.S.) or

(905) 709-3839 (for dealer referral in Canada).

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Welcome

Setting Up the Projector

T his chapter tells you how to set up the projector and connect it to a computer or video source. You can connect up to three devices simultaneously: three video sources or one computer and two video sources.

You’ll find instructions for the following in this chapter:

■ Positioning the projector

Connecting to a computer

Connecting to video sources

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Positioning the Projector

Before connecting the projector, you need to decide where to place it. If you’re setting up the projector yourself and it isn’t already installed in the room you’re using, you’ll probably want to place it on a table in front of the screen, as shown.

This lets you stand in the front of the room, face the audience, and remain close enough to the equipment to be able to control it. Try to leave as much space as possible between the projector and the screen to get a good-size image.

Place the projector somewhere between 3 and 35 feet from the screen.

Use the figure below to help you determine exactly how far. Image size increases with distance, but can vary depending on how you’ve adjusted the optical zoom and other settings.

note

You can download the

Projection Distance

Calculator program from the

Drivers and Downloads section of Epson’s web site:

http://support.epson.com

.

29.5 to 35.4 feet

5.8 to 7 feet

2.8 to 3.4 feet

Also keep these considerations in mind:

Place the projector on a sturdy, level surface.

Make sure there is plenty of space for ventilation around and under the projector. Do not set the projector on top of loose papers that could block the vents under the projector.

Make sure the projector is within 6 feet (2 m) of a grounded electrical outlet or extension cord.

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Setting Up the Projector

Try to place the projector directly in front of the center of the screen, facing it toward the screen squarely. If the projector isn’t positioned this way, the image will be “keystone” shaped, instead of square or rectangular.

If you place the projector below the level of the screen, you’ll have to tilt it up by extending the front adjustable foot, as described on

page 38. This also causes the image to be keystone shaped, instead of

square or rectangular. To adjust the keystone correction value,

see page 38.

Other Installations

You can also project from behind the screen or from the ceiling, with the projector mounted upside-down:

Rear projection (using a translucent screen)

Rear/ceiling projection (using a translucent screen)

Front/ceiling projection

To project from overhead, you’ll need the optional ceiling mount

hardware. (See page 13 for ordering information.) You’ll also need to

select

Front/Ceiling

or

Rear/Ceiling

for the Projection option in the

Extended menu. To project from the rear, select

Rear

. See page 60 for

more information.

Setting Up the Projector

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note

If you have an iBook with an

RCA video-out port, follow the instructions for connecting to a video device

on page 25.

Connecting to a Computer

You can connect the PowerLite projector to any computer that has a standard VGA or BNC monitor port, including PC notebook and laptop computers, Macintosh PowerBooks and iBooks, and hand-held devices.

Follow the instructions in this section to:

Connect the projector to your computer with the VGA cable included with the projector.

Connect the projector to your computer with a commercially available VGA–5BNC cable.

After connecting the projector to your computer, you may also want to:

Connect a USB cable to your projector so that you can use the

remote control as a wireless mouse; see page 21

Connect a monitor to the projector so you can view your presentation close-up as well as on-screen (not necessary if you’re

using a laptop); see page 22

Connect the projector to your computer with a commercially

available audio cable to play computer audio; see page 23

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Setting Up the Projector

Connecting with the VGA Cable

Follow these instructions to connect to your computer with the VGA cable that came with your projector. Before you start, make sure your computer and the projector are turned off.

1. If you are connecting the projector to a desktop computer, disconnect the monitor cable from your computer.

2. Locate the VGA computer cable that came with the projector.

Connect one end of the cable to the projector’s

Computer(Component

Video) port.

VGA computer cable

3. Connect the other end of the cable to your computer’s video-out or monitor port.

If you’re using a PowerBook or iBook and you can’t connect the cable, you may need to use an optional Macintosh video adapter; see your computer dealer.

4. If you want to view the display simultaneously on your computer

monitor and the projector screen, see “Connecting an External

Monitor” on page 22.

5. Tighten the screws on the connectors.

If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in

your projector and turn it on. See page 32 for instructions.

If more than one device is connected to the projector, select the correct source after projection starts by pressing the

Source Search button on the projector or the

Comp

button on the remote control.

See page 34.

Setting Up the Projector

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VGA-5BNC cable

Connecting with a VGA-5BNC Cable

If your computer provides video output through BNC connectors, follow these instructions to connect the projector to your computer with an optional VGA-5BNC cable. Before you start, make sure your computer and the projector are turned off.

1. Disconnect the monitor cable from your computer.

2. Connect the cable’s VGA connector to the projector’s

Computer(Component Video) port.

3. Connect the BNC connectors to your computer’s BNC ports.

4. If you want to view the display simultaneously on your computer

monitor and the projector screen, see “Connecting an External

Monitor” on page 22.

5. Tighten the screws on the VGA connector.

If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in

your projector and turn it on. See page 32 for instructions.

If more than one device is connected to the projector, select the correct source after projection starts by pressing the

Source Search button on the projector or the

Comp

button on the remote control.

See page 34.

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Setting Up the Projector

Connecting a USB Cable for Remote Mouse

Control

Using the remote control as a wireless mouse lets you click through slide show-style presentations, such as PowerPoint, from up to 20 feet away. This makes it easy to deliver your presentation, since you won’t need to stand near your computer.

To use the wireless mouse function, you will need a USB cable, a system with a working USB port, and the full version of one of these operating systems:

Windows

®

Windows 98SE, 2000, Me, or XP

Macintosh

Macintosh OS 9, OS X

1. If you are using a desktop computer, disconnect the mouse cable from your computer.

2. Connect the square end of the USB cable to the projector’s

USB port.

note

For details about using the remote control as a wireless

mouse, see page 47.

3. Connect the flat end of the cable to any available USB port on your computer.

4. If necessary, configure your laptop to work with an external mouse.

If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in

your projector and turn it on. See page 32 for instructions.

Setting Up the Projector

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note

Some LCD monitors may not be able to display the image correctly. If you have trouble displaying the image, connect a multiscan monitor. If you’re projecting computer images, make sure the computer’s refresh rate is set to 65 Hz or greater.

Connecting an External Monitor

If you want to see your presentation close-up as well as on the projection screen, you can connect an external monitor to the projector. This lets you view images on your computer monitor while the projector is in standby mode (plugged in but not turned on) and check your presentation or switch between picture sources even if you’ve pressed the

A/V Mute

button on the remote control to turn off projection on the screen.

Simultaneous display is possible only when the computer is connected to the projector’s

Computer(Component Video)

port.

Make sure the projector and computer are off. Then connect the monitor’s cable to the projector’s

Monitor Out

port, as shown:

If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in

your projector and turn it on. See page 32 for instructions.

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Setting Up the Projector

Playing Sound Through the Projector

You can connect a commercially available audio adapter cable to take advantage of the projector’s built-in speaker. You can obtain an audio adapter cable (3.5-mm stereo miniplug to two male RCA plugs) from a computer or electronics dealer.

1. Connect the RCA plugs on the audio adapter cable to the

L-Audio-R jacks on the projector.

2. Connect the other end of the audio cable to your laptop’s

headphone jack or audio-out jack, or your desktop’s speaker or audio-out port.

If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in

your projector and turn it on. See page 32 for instructions.

Setting Up the Projector

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note

The projector does not support TV antenna cable

F connectors.

Connecting to Video Sources

You can connect a DVD player, VCR, camcorder, laser disc player, digital camera, gaming console—such as Microsoft Xbox, Sony

PlayStation 2, or Nintendo GameCube—or any other compatible video source to your projector. You can connect up to three video devices at one time.

The projector supports HDTV, SDTV, NTSC, PAL, and SECAM, and automatically detects the video format. It can receive composite video, S-Video, RGB video, and component video. The type of cable you need depends on the video source:

For composite video, use a commercially available RCA A/V

cable. See page 25.

For S-Video, use the S-Video cable supplied with your video

device or order one from Epson. See page 26.

For RGB video, use the VGA computer cable included with the

projector. See page 27.

For component video, you’ll need the optional Epson component

video cable. See page 28.

After connecting your video device to the projector, you may want to connect an audio cable to play sound from your video equipment

through the projector’s built-in speaker. See page 29 for instructions.

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Connecting a Composite Video Source

If you’re connecting a composite video device, use a commercially available RCA A/V cable. Before starting, make sure the projector and your DVD player or other video source are turned off.

1. Connect the yellow RCA plug on one end of the cable to the projector’s yellow

Video

jack.

2. Connect the yellow plug on the other end of the cable to the video-out port on your video source.

3. To play sound through the projector, follow the instructions

beginning on page 29.

If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in

your projector and turn it on. See page 32 for instructions.

If more than one device is connected to the projector, select the correct source after projection starts by pressing the

Source Search button on the projector or the

Video

button on the remote control.

See page 34.

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Connecting an S-Video Source

If your video source has an S-Video jack, you can use it to project a higher quality video image. You’ll need an S-Video cable, which is usually provided with your video source, or you can purchase one

from Epson (part number ELPSV01). See page 13 for ordering

information.

Before starting, make sure the projector and your DVD player or other video source are turned off.

1. Insert one end of the S-Video cable into the projector’s

S-Video port and the other end into the S-Video output port of your video source.

2. To play sound through the projector, follow the instructions

beginning on page 29.

If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in

your projector and turn it on. See page 32 for instructions.

If more than one device is connected to the projector, select the correct source after projection starts by pressing the

Source Search button on the projector or the

S-Video

button on the remote control.

See page 34.

Connecting an RGB Video Source

Follow these instructions to connect the projector to a video player or satellite receiver that has an RGB video output port using the VGA computer cable that came with the projector.

Before starting, make sure the projector and your DVD player or other video source are turned off.

1. Connect one end of the VGA computer cable to the

Computer(Component Video) port on the projector.

2. Connect the other end to the video port on your player.

3. To play sound through the projector, follow the instructions

beginning on page 29.

If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in

your projector and turn it on. See page 32 for instructions.

If more than one device is connected to the projector, select

Computer (RGB)

as the source after projection starts by pressing the

Source Search

button on the projector or the

Comp

button on the

remote control. See page 34.

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Connecting a Component Video Source

If your video source has component video connectors, you can use them to project a higher quality video image. You’ll need a component video cable, which can be purchased from Epson (part

number ELPKC19). See page 13 for ordering information.

Before starting, make sure the projector and your DVD player or other video device are turned off.

1. Connect the large end of the component video cable to the projector’s

Computer(Component Video)

port.

2. Insert the three ends of the component video cable into the

R

,

G

, and

B

ports on your video source.

3. To play sound through the projector, follow the instructions

beginning on page 29.

If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in

your projector and turn it on. See page 32 for instructions.

If more than one device is connected to your projector, select

Computer (Component Video) as the source by pressing the Source

Search button on the projector or the

Comp

button on the remote

control. See page 34.

Playing Sound Through the Projector

The projector has a built-in speaker with a maximum output of 1 W.

You can play sound from your video equipment through the projector’s speaker if your video device has an audio output port.

For RCA-Style Audio Output Ports

Most video devices have an RCA-style audio output port. In this case, use a commercially available RCA-style audio cable to connect the projector to your video source:

1. Connect the red and white plugs on one end of the audio cable to the

L-Audio-R

jacks on the projector .

2. Connect the red and white plugs on the other end of the audio cable to the corresponding color-coded audio output port on your video source.

If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in

your projector and turn it on. See page 32 for instructions.

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For Stereo Mini-Jack Audio Output Ports

Some video devices, especially camcorders, may have a stereo mini-jack audio output port. In this case, use a commercially available audio adapter cable (3.5-mm stereo miniplug to two male RCA plugs) to connect to the projector:

1. Connect the red and white plugs on the audio adapter cable to the

L-Audio-R

jacks on the projector.

2. Connect the other end of the audio adapter cable to your video device’s audio output port.

If you don’t need to make any other connections, you can plug in

your projector and turn it on. See page 32 for instructions.

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O nce you’ve set up the projector, you’re ready to turn it on, adjust the image, and give your presentation.

Although you can operate the projector without it, the remote control

lets you use additional features. See Chapter 3 for instructions on

using the remote. This chapter covers the following:

■ Turning on the projector and other equipment

Adjusting the image

Adjusting the volume

Shutting down the projector

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Turning On Your Equipment

Make sure your projector and other equipment are set up and

connected correctly, as described in Chapter 1. Then turn on your

projector, as described below.

If you turn on your connected computer or video equipment before starting the projector, the projector automatically detects and displays the image source. If you turn on the projector first, or have multiple pieces of connected equipment, you may have to select the image

source manually. See page 34.

Turning On the Projector

Follow these steps to plug in and turn on the projector:

1. Push in the tabs and remove the lens cap.

caution

Do not use the projector with the lens cap in place. The heat generated by the lamp can damage it.

2. Connect one end of the power cord to the projector’s power inlet.

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3. Connect the other end to an electrical outlet.

The power light on top of the projector turns orange, indicating that the projector is receiving power but not yet turned on. Wait until the light stops flashing but stays orange.

4. Turn on your computer or video source if you have not already.

5. Press the P

Power

button on top of the projector to turn it on.

(You can also press the P

Power

button on the remote control.)

Power button

note

If you are using the remote control for the first time, be sure to insert the batteries as

described on the Quick

Setup poster.

Projector Remote control

The projector beeps and the power light flashes green as the projector warms up. The projector lamp comes on in about 4 seconds and the power light stays green.

■ If you’re using a computer, you should see your computer display projected after a moment or two. If not, you need to

select the image source. See page 34.

(Windows only: If you see a message saying that it has found a plug-and-play monitor, click

Cancel

.)

If you’re projecting a video, press the

Source Search button on the projector or remote control to switch to your video source. Then press the

Play

button on your DVD player or other device.

If you are prompted to enter a password, see page 67.

To focus and adjust the image, see page 37. If a projected image fails

to appear, see “What To Do If You See a Blank Screen” on page 34.

When you’re done with your presentation, shut down the projector as

described on page 41.

warning

Never look into the lens when the lamp is on. This can damage your eyes, and is especially dangerous for children.

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note

The name of the selected image source appears in the upper right corner of the screen.

Selecting the Image Source

Selecting the image source lets you switch between images input from different pieces of equipment connected to the projector (such as a computer and DVD player). If you don’t see the image you want, press one of the following buttons on the remote control:

Comp

Press this button to move through the following options:

Computer (Auto)

,

Computer (RGB)

, and

Computer

(Component Video)

.

S-Video

Press to select

S-Video

.

■ Video

Press to select

Video

.

You can also press the

Source Search

button on the remote control or projector until the correct device image is projected. If a projected image fails to appear, see the next section for help.

Once you see your image, turn to page 37 for instructions on focusing

and making other image adjustments.

What To Do If You See a Blank Screen

If you see a blank screen or a blue screen with the message

No Signal after turning on your computer or video source, try the following:

Make sure the cables are connected correctly, as described in

Chapter 1.

Make sure the power light is green and not flashing and the lens cap is off.

Make sure you’ve selected the correct image source; see the previous section. Allow a few seconds for the projector to sync up after pressing the button.

Check the Signal menu to make sure the correct input source is

selected. See page 56.

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If you’re using a PC laptop:

Hold down the

Fn

key and press the function key that lets you display on an external monitor. It may have an icon such as or it may be labelled

CRT/LCD

. Allow a few seconds for the projector to sync up after pressing it. Check your laptop’s manual or online help for details.

On most systems, the or

CRT/LCD

key lets you toggle between the LCD screen and the projector, or display on both at the same time.

If you’re projecting from a laptop, and you don’t see the same image on the projection screen and computer screen, check your monitor settings to make sure both the LCD screen and the external monitor port are enabled.

From the Control Panel, open the

Display

utility. Click the

Settings

tab, then click

Advanced

. The method for adjusting the settings varies by brand; you may need to click a

Monitor

tab, then make sure the external Monitor port is set as your primary display and/or enabled. See your computer’s documentation or online help for details.

If you’re using a Macintosh laptop with OS X:

You may need to set up your system to display on the projector screen as well as the LCD screen. Follow these steps:

1. From the Apple menu, select

System Preferences

, then click

Display

or

Displays.

2. Select

VGA Display

or

Color LCD

, click

Arrange

or

Arrangement

, and make sure

Mirror Displays

is checked.

Click here

Select Mirror

Displays

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If you’re using a Macintosh laptop with OS 9:

You may need to set up your system to display on the projector screen as well as the LCD screen. Follow these steps:

1. From the Apple menu, select

Control Panels

, then click

Monitors

or

Monitors and Sound.

2. Click the

Arrange

icon.

Click here

Drag one monitor icon on top of the other

3. Drag one monitor icon on top of the other.

If the

Arrange

option isn’t available, you may need to select one of the Simulscan resolution settings:

1. Click the

Monitor

icon, if necessary.

Click here

Select a

Simulscan resolution

2. Select a

Simulscan

resolution, as shown. (Allow a few seconds for the projector to sync up after making the selection.)

Adjusting the Image

Once you see your image, you’ll need to make certain adjustments:

To focus or zoom your image, below.

If the image is too high or too low, you can reposition it.

See page 38.

If the image isn’t square, see page 38.

To adjust image brightness, see page 39.

If a computer image displays incorrectly, see page 39.

To change the color mode for your image and surroundings, see

page 40.

You can make many other adjustments to the image—such as changing the brightness, contrast, and aspect ratio—using the

projector’s menu system. See Chapter 4 for more information.

Focusing and Zooming Your Image

Rotate the focus ring to sharpen the image.

Focus ring

Rotate the zoom ring to reduce or enlarge the image.

Zoom ring

You can also change the image size by moving the projector closer to or farther away from the screen. You can use the

E-Zoom buttons on

the remote control to zoom in on a portion of the image. See page 45

for instructions.

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Adjusting the Height of Your Image

If the image is too low, you can raise it by extending the projector’s front adjustable foot.

1. Stand behind the projector. Press up on the blue foot release lever and lift the front of the projector to extend the front adjustable foot.

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Foot

2. Once the image is positioned where you want, release the lever to lock the foot in position.

3. To fine-tune the height of the image, rotate the foot at the back of the projector.

If the image is no longer rectangular after raising it, see the next section.

Adjusting the Image Shape

If the projector is tilted up or down, the images that are displayed will be distorted. To correct the distortion or “keystone” shape, do one or more of the following:

■ If your image looks like or , you’ve placed the projector off to one side of the screen, at an angle. Move it directly in front of the center of the screen, facing the screen squarely.

If your image looks like or , you need to adjust the keystone correction value. Press the or buttons on the projector to correct the shape of the image. After correction, your image will be slightly smaller.

You can also make keystone adjustments using the projector’s Settings

menu. See page 59.

Adjusting the Brightness

The brightness of an image depends on the source you are projecting and the amount of light in the room. If the image is too bright or not bright enough, here are two ways you can adjust it:

Change the

Brightness

setting in the Image menu. See page 54.

Select

Low

or

High

for the

Brightness Control

option in the

Settings menu. (See page 59.) Low brightness mode extends the

life of the lamp and decreases the fan noise.

Correcting Computer Images

If you’ve connected a computer and the image doesn’t look right, or it doesn’t fit properly on the screen, press the

Auto

button on the remote control. This automatically resets the projector’s tracking, sync, resolution, and position settings. You must be projecting a computer image for this button to have any effect. Additionally, if the

Auto Setup

option in the Signal menu is set to

OFF

, the Auto

function will not work. See page 57.

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Color Mode button

Adjusting the Color Mode

You may want to adjust the color mode to select a different setting that is appropriate for the image you’re projecting and the environment in which you’re projecting it.

If you’re projecting computer or RGB video images, the default color mode is

Presentation

, which is appropriate for presentations in bright rooms.

The following table lists the color modes available.

Auto button

Color mode

Photo

Sports

Presentation

Theatre

Game sRGB

Blackboard

Description

Best for projecting still images with vivid color in a bright room (Computer input only).

Best for watching TV in a bright room (component,

S-video, or composite video input only).

Use when you’re projecting a presentation in a bright room.

Use when projecting movies in a dark room.

Best for playing video games in a bright room.

Use when projecting computer images conforming to the sRGB color standard.

Choose this fixed color mode when you need to project against a green blackboard.

To change the color mode, press the

Color Mode

button on the remote control until you see the mode you want. The currently selected setting appears in the upper right corner of the screen. You can also use the projector menu system to change the color mode in

the Image menu (see page 54).

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Adjusting the Volume

You can use the buttons on the remote control or projector to increase or decrease the volume the projector’s built-in speaker. Press the button to increase the volume, or the button to decrease it. A volume gauge appears on the screen while the volume is being adjusted.

Volume controls

note

You can also adjust the volume using the projector’s

Settings menu. See page 58

for details.

Shutting Down the Projector

When you’ve finished using the projector, follow the recommended procedure to shut it down.

1. If you’re using a computer, shut it down first; otherwise you may not be able to see your computer’s display to shut it down properly.

2. To turn off the projector, press the P

Power button on the projector or remote control.

You see this confirmation message:

(If you don’t want to turn it off, press any other button or wait a few seconds until it disappears.)

3. Press the P

Power

button again. The projector beeps twice, the lamp is turned off, and the power light turns orange.

With Epson’s exclusive Instant Off

technology there’s no cool-down period, so you can pack up and go immediately after turning off the projector.

note

When the projector has not received any input signals for

30 minutes, it automatically turns off the projector lamp and enters “sleep mode.” This conserves electricity, cools the projector, and extends the life of the lamp. If you are done using the projector, unplug the power cord. If you want to start projecting again, press

the P

Power

button. You can turn sleep mode on or off through the Extended menu.

See page 61.

Turn off this product when not in use to prolong the life of the projector.

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If you want to turn the projector on again, press the P

Power button.

4. Press up on the blue foot release lever and lower the projector to retract the front adjustable foot, as shown.

caution

To avoid damaging the projector or lamp, never unplug the power cord when the power light is green or flashing orange.

Foot

5. Replace the lens cap and unplug the power cord.

6. Turn off and disconnect any equipment plugged into the projector.

7. If you won’t be using the projector for awhile, store it in the soft case that came with it or in a protective case.

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Using the Remote Control

T he remote control lets you access your projector’s features from anywhere in the room—up to 20 feet away. For example, you can turn the projector on and off, freeze the presentation, zoom in on a portion of your image, and access the menu system. (The projector menus let

you adjust many projector settings; see Chapter 4.)

If you’re using a computer and you’ve connected a USB cable

as described in Chapter 1, you can use the remote control as a wireless

mouse.

When using the remote control, stand within 20 feet of the projector.

Point the remote control either at the front or back of the projector or at the screen (the projector’s front sensor can detect signals bounced off the screen). Press the button for the function you want to use.

This chapter covers the following information:

Controlling the picture and sound

Using the remote control as a wireless mouse

Replacing the remote control batteries

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Select a source

Move through all the input sources in sequence

Controlling the Picture and Sound

You can use the remote control to select your source, temporarily turn off the picture and sound, freeze the action, or zoom in on the picture.

Make sure you have set up your projector and connected any

equipment as described in Chapter 1.

Switching Between Picture Sources

If you’ve connected your projector to more than one computer and/or video source, you can use the buttons on the remote control to switch between the different sources.

Press the

Comp button to select the computer or video source connected to the projector’s

Computer(Component Video) port.

Press the

S-Video

button to select a video source connected to the projector’s

S-Video

port.

Press the

Video

button to select a video source connected to the projector’s

Video

port.

■ Press the

Source Search

button to move successively through all of the input sources.

After you select a source, the screen goes dark for a moment before the image appears. The name of the selected source (such as

Computer

or

S-Video

) appears briefly on the screen.

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Turning Off the Picture and Sound

Press the

A/V Mute

button on the remote control to turn off the image and sound and darken your screen. This is useful if you want to temporarily re-direct your audience’s attention without the distraction of a bright screen.

To turn off the picture and sound, press the

A/V Mute

button.

The screen goes dark.

To turn the image and sound back on, press the button again, or press

Esc

.

You can create an image, such as a company logo or a picture, to display on the screen whenever you press the

A/V Mute

button. See

page 64 for more information.

Esc Zoom in Zoom out

Stopping Action

Press the

Freeze

button to stop the action in your video or computer image and keep the current image on the screen. The sound will continue, however. Also, because the source continues to transmit signals, you won’t resume the action from the point you paused it.

Press the

Freeze

button again or press

Esc

to restart it.

Zooming Your Image

Follow these steps to zoom in on a portion of the image:

1. Press the

E-Zoom button on the remote control.

You see a crosshair indicating the center of the zoom-in area.

2. Use the pointer button to position the crosshair in the area you want to enlarge.

3. Continue pressing the

E-Zoom button to enlarge the selected area up to 4 times.

A/V Mute Freeze

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4. While the image is enlarged, you can:

Use the pointer button to pan about.

Press the

E-Zoom button to zoom out.

5. When you’re done, press the

E

SC

button to return to the original size.

note

You must be projecting component, composite, or

S-Video images to change the aspect ratio.

You can also change the aspect ratio using the projector’s Signal menu. See

page 56 for details.

Changing the Image’s Aspect Ratio

If you’re projecting a widescreen format image, you can use the

Resize

button on the remote control to change the aspect ratio.

Follow these steps:

1. Press the

Resize

button once to change the aspect ratio to 16:9 for widescreen format.

2. Press it again to return to 4:3 aspect ratio.

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Using the Remote Control as a Wireless

Mouse

When you use the remote control as a wireless mouse, you can control your computer or click through slide show-style presentations (such as

PowerPoint) from up to 20 feet away. This gives you more flexibility, since you don’t need to stand near your computer to change slides.

Left-click or double-click

Move the pointer

To control your computer with the remote, make sure you have connected your computer to the projector with a USB cable as

described on page 21.

To display the mouse pointer, press the

Pointer

button.

To move the pointer on the screen, aim the remote at the screen and use the pointer button.

To click (or left-click), press the

To right-click, press the

Esc

To double-click, press the

Enter

Enter

button.

button.

button twice.

To click and drag, press down and hold the

Enter

button and use the pointer button to move where you want to drag.

Display the pointer

To advance slides in a PowerPoint presentation in Slide Show mode, press the

Page up

or

Enter

button on the remote control.

Press the

Page down

or

Esc

button to go back a slide.

Page down

Right-click

Page up

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note

The remote control automatically shuts off when it detects a button being pressed more than 30 seconds.

This conserves battery life. It can be helpful, for example, when the remote is in a carrying case and the

P Power

button is accidentally pushed.

Replacing the Batteries

The remote control uses two AAA alkaline batteries. Follow these steps when you need to replace them:

1. Press in the tab to remove the battery cover.

2. Remove the old batteries, then insert the new ones as shown.

caution

When replacing batteries, take the following precautions:

Replace the batteries as soon as they run out. If a battery leaks, wipe away battery fluid with a soft cloth.

If fluid gets on your hands, wash them immediately.

Do not expose batteries to heat or flame.

Dispose of used batteries according to local regulations.

Remove the batteries if you won’t be using the remote control for a long period of time.

3. Replace the battery cover. (It should click into place.)

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Fine-tuning the Projector

Y ou can use the

Menu

button on the projector or remote control to access on-screen menus to adjust the image, sound, and other features.

This chapter covers the following information:

Using the menu system

Adjusting image colors and clarity

Adjusting the input signal

Customizing projector features

Selecting projector setup options

Viewing lamp usage and other information

Using the projector’s security features

Restoring the default settings

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Using the Projector’s Menu System

The six projector menus let you adjust and customize the projector features:

The

Image

menu lets you modify the colors of the projected image and fine-tune brightness, contrast, and sharpness.

The

Signal

menu lets you make adjustments to the input signal.

You can select your input source, change the image position and aspect ratio, and adjust tracking and sync for computer images.

The

Settings

menu lets you customize the way you use the projector. It allows you to adjust the volume and keystone correction, set lamp brightness to high or low, select the shape of the mouse pointer, and disable buttons on the projector while you are projecting.

The

Extended

menu lets you customize the way you set up the projector. Among the options, you can select the menu language, set rear or ceiling projection, and record a custom image or logo to be displayed as the startup screen or whenever you press the

A/V Mute

button on the remote control.

The

Info

menu provides information about lamp status and computer or video settings.

The

Reset

menu lets you restore the projector’s factory default settings.

Changing Menu Settings

Use the buttons on the remote control to access the menus and change settings. Follow these steps:

1. Press the

Menu

button on the remote control or projector to display the menu screen:

Menu options

Menu button Esc button

Menus

Enter button Arrow buttons

The six menus are listed on the left, and the options available for the highlighted menu are shown on the right.

2. Use the pointer button on the remote control or the up and down arrow buttons on the projector to scroll through the menu list. When you’ve highlighted the desired menu, press the

Enter button to select it.

The highlight moves to the first option for that menu.

3. Use the pointer button or the up and down arrow buttons to scroll through the list of options. (The options available depend on which source is selected.)

Pointer button

Enter button Esc button

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4. After highlighting the option you want to adjust, use the pointer button on the remote control or left or right arrow buttons on the projector to change the setting. In some cases, you may have to press the

Enter

button to see a sub-screen for changing the setting.

Press the left or right side of the pointer button or the left or right arrow buttons on the projector to adjust a slider bar.

To select from two or more settings, use the pointer button or arrow buttons to highlight the desired setting, then press

Enter

.

5. Press the

Esc

button to return to the previous menu or to close the menu system if you are at the main menu. Your changes are saved automatically.

6. Press the

Menu

button to exit the menu system.

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Adjusting Colors and Clarity

The Image menu lets you make adjustments to the colors of the projected image and fine-tune brightness, contrast, and sharpness.

The options available depend on which image source is selected:

Computer (analog-RGB) and RGB video

Component, composite, and S-Video

Follow these steps to adjust the appearance of your image:

1. Press the

Menu

button. You see the main menu.

2. Press

Enter

to select the Image menu.

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note

You can also select

High

or

Low

brightness mode in the

Settings menu. See page 59.

3. Use the pointer button (or the up and down arrow buttons) and press

Enter

to select any of the following options:

Color Mode

Corrects the vividness of image color. You can select from the following settings, and save a different one for each computer and/or video source:

Photo:

For projecting still images with vivid color in a bright room (Computer input only).

Sports:

For watching TV in a bright room (component,

S-Video, or composite video input only).

Presentation:

For presentations in a bright room.

Theatre:

For optimizing movie images with natural color in a dark room (the default for video or S-Video display).

Game:

For playing video games in a bright room.

sRGB:

For standard sRGB computer displays (the default when projecting from a computer with analog video).

Blackboard:

Fixed color mode for projecting against a green blackboard.

Brightness

Lightens or darkens the overall image.

Contrast

Adjusts the difference between light and dark areas.

Color Saturation

(component, composite, and S-Video)

Adjusts the depth or intensity of the image colors.

Tint

(component, composite, and S-Video)

Adjusts the balance of green to magenta in the image.

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Sharpness

Sharpens or softens the image.

Color Temp.

Adjusts red and blue tones. A lower color temperature produces an image with more red (warmer tones), while a higher color temperature produces an image with more blue

(cooler tones).

■ Color Adjustment

Adjusts the intensity of red, green, and blue.

4. When the image is set correctly, press

Esc

or

Menu

. Your settings are automatically saved.

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Adjusting the Input Signal

Although the projector normally detects and optimizes the input signal automatically, you can use the Signal menu to make manual adjustments. In addition to changing the position of the projected image, you can correct tracking and sync for computer images, or change the aspect ratio to widescreen format for video images.

1. Press the

Menu

button. You see the Image menu.

2. Select the

Signal

menu. You see one of the following screens:

Computer (analog-RGB) and RGB video

Component video

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Composite video and S-Video

3. Press

Enter

. Then use the pointer button (or up and down arrow buttons) and the

Enter

button to select any of the following options:

■ Auto Setup

(computer images)

Leave this setting

ON to automatically optimize the computer image. Turn it off if you want to save adjustments you have made to the video settings.

Tracking

(computer images)

Removes unwanted vertical lines from a computer image by matching the projector’s internal clock to various computer

signals. See page 88 for more information about adjusting the

tracking.

Sync

(computer images)

Corrects fuzziness or screen flicker by synchronizing the projector with the tracking signal sent from the computer.

See page 88 for more information about adjusting the sync

setting.

Position

Use the pointer button or arrow buttons to move the image on the screen left, right, up, or down.

Progressive

Leave this setting

ON

when viewing S-Video or composite video so that interlaced-to-progressive conversion is carried out (best for fast-moving pictures). If you notice flickering while viewing still images, switch this setting to

OFF

.

■ Computer Input

Selects the signal from equipment connected to the

Computer(Component Video)

port. If your image colors look wrong, try changing this setting from

Auto

to one of the following:

RGB

for computer or RGB video sources, or

Component Video

for component video sources.

note

If you have repositioned the image but then change your mind, you can press the

Auto

button on the remote control to restore the default settings.

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Video Signal

(composite and S-Video)

Leave this setting at

Auto

unless you are using a 60-Hz PAL system (select

PAL60

).

Resize

(video)

Sets the image’s aspect ratio (ratio of width to height) to

4:3 for letterbox video content and to

16:9

for widescreen video content.

4. When you’re finished adjusting the signal settings, press

Esc or

Menu

.

Customizing Projector Features

The Settings menu lets you customize the way you use the projector, from adjusting lamp brightness and speaker volume to changing the shape of the mouse pointer.

1. Press the

Menu

button.

2. Select the

Settings

menu.

3. Press

Enter

. Then use the pointer button (or up and down arrow buttons) and the

Enter

button to set the following options:

■ Keystone

Adjusts a distorted image from a trapezoid shape to rectangular.

Operation Lock

When turned on, this function disables all projector buttons except the P

Power

button. Changes to this setting take effect after you restart the projector. (After you turn off the projector, wait for the Ppower light to turn a steady orange before turning it on again.)

Pointer Shape

Lets you select from three different pointer shapes. The

Password Protect function must be cancelled first. See

page 66.

■ Brightness Control

Select

Low

lamp brightness when the projection is too bright for the room. The

Low

setting also reduces electricity consumption and fan noise. Select

High

to project the maximum brightness. (Also check the

Brightness

setting in

the Image menu; see page 54.)

■ Volume

Adjusts the volume for the projector’s speaker.

4. When you’re finished, press

Esc

or

Menu.

note

To cancel the Operation

Lock function from the projector, press the

Enter

button for about seven seconds.

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Selecting Projector Setup Options

Use the Extended menu to customize the way you set up the projector. You can configure the projector for rear and/or ceiling projection, change the language for the menus and messages, set the screen background color, and capture and store a custom image or logo for the startup screen.

1. Press the

Menu

button.

2. Select the

Extended

menu. You see the features and their settings on the right side:

note

The Startup Screen option cannot be turned off if the

User’s Logo Protect feature has been turned on. See

page 66.

3. Press

Enter

. Then use the pointer button (or the up and down arrow buttons) and the

Enter

button to set the following options:

■ Display

Message:

Lets you turn screen messages on or off.

Background Color:

Sets the screen background to

Black

,

Blue

, or

Logo

when the

A/V Mute

button is pressed.

Startup Screen:

Enables or disables display of the startup screen when the projector is turned on.

User’s Logo

Turn on to display the image or logo you have captured

whenever the projector is turned on. See page 64 for more

information.

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Projection

Front:

Projector is in front of the screen.

Front/Ceiling:

Projector is in front of the screen, mounted upside-down from the ceiling.

Rear:

Projector is behind the screen.

Rear/Ceiling:

Projector is behind the screen, mounted upside-down from the ceiling.

Operation

Direct Power:

When this feature is enabled, projection starts as soon as you plug in the power cord. You don’t have to press the P

Power

button.

Sleep Mode:

When Sleep Mode is on, the projector turns off the lamp if it has not received any input signals for 30 minutes.

High Altitude Mode:

When using the projector at an altitude above 4,921 feet, turn this setting on to ensure that the internal temperature of the projector is regulated properly. Turn this setting off for lower elevations.

Link 21L

Turn this setting on only if you’re controlling the projector from a computer with the EMP Link 21L software. This software can be downloaded from the Epson website at support.epson.com. (You must turn the projector off and then on again to use the new setting.)

■ Language

Select the language to be used for the projector menus.

4. When you’re finished, press

Esc

or

Menu

.

note

When

Direct Power

is turned on, press the

P

Power

button to turn the projector off, wait until

the P power light turns a

steady orange, then unplug the power cord.

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note

You can make changes to many of the signal settings on

the Signal menu. See page 56

for details.

Viewing Lamp Usage and Other

Information

Use the Info menu to view information about the display settings of your computer and the number of hours the lamp has been used.

1. Press the

Menu

button and select the

Info

menu. You see one of the following menus:

note

The lamp usage timer doesn’t register until you’ve used the lamp for at least 10 hours.

Computer (analog RGB, digital RGB, RGB

Video/Component video, YCbCr, YPbPr)

Video (Composite video, S-Video)

■ Lamp Hours

Displays the number of hours the lamp has been used. The life span of the lamp ranges from about 2000 hours in

High brightness mode to about 3000 hours in

Low

brightness mode. If the number shown is close to 2000 or the information is displayed in red, make sure you have a spare lamp handy.

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Source

Displays the input source currently being projected.

Input Signal

(computer, RGB video, and component video)

Displays the input signal setting.

Resolution

(computer, RGB video, and component video)

Displays the input resolution.

Video Signal

(composite and S-Video)

Displays the video signal format.

Refresh Rate

(computer, RGB video, and component video)

Displays the refresh rate.

■ Sync Info

(computer, RGB video, and component video)

Provides information that may be needed by the service technician.

2. When you’re finished, press

Esc or

Menu

.

Using the Projector’s Security Features

To prevent unauthorized use of the projector, you can do the following:

Create an identifying user logo that is displayed at startup and/or when the

A/V Mute

button is pressed

Assign a password; this can be disabled for a set period if you want to loan the projector to someone

Disable the projector’s buttons; this is useful, for example, if you’re projecting in a classroom and you want to ensure that no one touches the projector’s buttons while you’re using the remote control

If you create a user’s logo for the projector, you can lock the logo on so it is displayed as the startup screen and/or AV/Mute screen.

Unauthorized users cannot turn it off or change it. This feature is intended to discourage theft and provides a way to identify the projector should it be stolen.

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note

If you should happen to enable the password before you set one and you see the prompt to enter the password, enter the default password

0000

to proceed.

If you assign the projector a password, a screen appears requesting the password whenever the projector is turned on. If you enter the password incorrectly three times in succession, the projector’s operation is locked and you’ll need to disconnect the power cord, then reconnect it to redisplay the password screen. If an incorrect password is entered 30 times in a row, the projector is locked and you’ll need to

contact Epson to unlock it. See “Where To Get Help” on page 92.

If someone else will be using the projector for awhile but you want to make sure that person returns it by a certain time, you can temporarily disable the password for a set period. When that time has elapsed, the password is reactivated and must be entered before the projector can be used.

When you enable the Operation Lock feature, all of the projector’s buttons are disabled except the P

Power

button.

note

If the User’s Logo Protect function is

ON

, you see a message that the logo cannot be recorded. You’ll need to disable the User’s Logo

Protect function before you can create or change the

User’s Logo. See page 66.

Creating Your Own Screen Logo

You can transfer any image on your computer to the projector, and then use it as the startup screen and/or the screen that is displayed when you press the A/V Mute button. The image can be a company logo, slogan, photograph, or any other image you want to use. The projector considers this image the “User’s Logo.”

Follow these steps to capture the image and transfer it to the projector:

1. Display the image you want to use on the projector. You can use an image from either a computer or video source, such as a VCR.

2. Press the

Menu

button and select the

Extended menu.

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3. Use the pointer button (or the down arrow button) and press

Enter to select

User’s Logo

.

4. When you see a message asking if you want to use the present image as a user’s logo, select

Yes

and press

Enter

. A selection box displays over the image.

5. Use the pointer button on the remote control or the arrow buttons on the projector to select the area of the image you want to use. Once you have selected the area, press

Enter

.

6. When you see the message

Select this image?

, choose

Yes

and press

Enter

. If you want to change the area selected, select

No

, press

Enter and repeat steps 5 and 6.

7. When you see this screen, select a zoom rate (display size), and then press

Enter

.

8. When you see the message

Save image as user’s logo?

, select

Yes

and press

Enter

. Saving the logo takes a few moments. Do not use the projector or other sources (computer, video, etc.) while the logo is being saved.

9. When you see the message

Completed

, press

Esc

.

10. To display the logo as the background screen when the A/V Mute button is press, select the

Display

menu and press

Enter

.

11. Select

Background Color

and press

Enter

. Then select

Logo

and press

Enter

.

12. When you’re finished, press

Menu

to exit the menus.

note

The default setting for the

Startup Screen

option in the

Display

menu is

ON

. If the

Startup Screen

is set to

OFF

, the logo will not display at startup.

If the User’s Logo Protect function has been set to

ON

, the

Background Color

setting cannot be changed.

You need to turn the protect

function off first. See page 66

for details.

Once you’ve saved a user’s logo, you cannot reset the logo setting to its factory default

(no logo).

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note

If a password has already been set, you see the

Password Protect Release

screen. See “Starting the

Projector with a Password” on page 67.

Setting a Password

1. Press the

Freeze

button on the remote control for about 7 seconds until you see the Password Protect menu:

Hold down this button to activate the numeric keypad

2. Select

Password

and press

Enter

. You see the message

Change the password?

3. Select

Yes

and press

Enter

.

4. Hold down the

Num

key on the remote control and use the numeric keypad to enter a 4-digit password.

The password will be displayed as

****

. After you enter the last digit, a confirmation screen appears. Enter the password again.

5. After you finish setting the password, press the

Esc

button to return to the Password Protect menu.

Make a note of the password and keep it in a safe place in case you forget it.

Use these buttons like a numeric keypad to enter the password

Turning On the Password and User’s Logo

1. Press the

Freeze

button on the remote control for about 7 seconds until you see the Password Protect menu.

2. To enable the password, select

Power ON Protect

and press

Enter

. Select

ON

then press

Esc

.

3. If you want to disable the password temporarily, select

Timer

and press

Enter

. Then hold down the

Num

button while you use the numeric keypad to enter the number of hours (from 0 to 9999) that you want the password feature disabled. If you want the projector to request the password every time it is turned on, set the timer to

0H

.

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The countdown for the elapsed time begins as soon as you close the Password Protect menu. (You can check the elapsed time in this menu next to

Time elapsed

.)

4. To enable your screen logo, select

User’s Logo Protect

and press

Enter

. Select

ON

and press

Enter

.

When this feature is on the logo appears whenever the projector is turned on (if the

Startup Screen

is enabled in the Extended

menu; see page 60) and as the A/V Mute screen (if you selected

the

Logo

as the

Background Color

in the Extended menu).

None of the User’s Logo features can be changed when the User’s

Logo Protect function is enabled.

5. Press

Menu

to close the Password Protect menu.

If you lose the remote control, you will not be able to enter the password, so keep the remote control in a safe place at all times.

When the period defined in the Time-elapsed setting has passed, and the password is entered correctly, the elapsed time will be reset to

0 and the countdown will start again. Remember to disable or change this setting when you need to.

Starting the Projector with a Password

When the password function is enabled, you see this screen when you turn on the projector:

Press down the

Num

button on the remote control as you use the numeric keypad buttons to enter the password. Once you have entered the password correctly, the password screen closes, and projection begins.

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If the password is not correct, you see the message

Wrong password.

Please try again.

If you enter an incorrect password three times in succession, you see the message

The projector’s operation will be locked. Request code xxxxx

and the projector switches to standby mode for approximately 5 minutes. Write down the request code.

Then disconnect the projector’s power cord from the electrical outlet, reconnect it, and turn the projector back on.

When you see the Password Protect Release screen again, you can try to enter the correct password.

If you have forgotten the password, contact Epson with the request code number that appears in the Password Protect Release screen for

assistance. See “Where To Get Help” on page 92.

If you enter an incorrect password 30 times in succession, the projector remains locked and you must contact Epson to unlock it.

note

To cancel Operation Lock, press the projector’s

Enter

button for seven seconds.

Disabling the Projector’s Buttons

When you enable the Operation Lock function, all the projector’s buttons are disabled except for the P

Power

button.

1. Press the

Menu

button.

2. Select the

Settings

menu and press

Enter

.

3. Use the pointer button (or up and down arrow buttons) to select

Operation Lock

and press the

Enter

button.

4. Select

ON

and press

Enter

.

5. Select

Yes

and press

Enter

to confirm the setting.

6. Press the

Menu

button.

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Restoring the Default Settings

The Reset menu lets you return most projector menu settings to their default values. It also lets you reset the lamp hours to their initial

default value; see page 77 for instructions on resetting the lamp timer.

To reset most projector menu settings, select

Reset All

and press the

Enter

button to display the confirmation screen. Select

Yes

to reset all the default settings or

No

to cancel.

note

The input signal, Video

Signal, User’s Logo, and

Language settings do not return to their defaults when you select

Reset All

. To reset the input signal or video signal, use the

Reset

option on the Signal menu; see

page 56 for details. To reset

the User’s Logo and

Language settings, use the

Reset

option on the

Extended menu; see page 60

for details.

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warning

Before you clean any part of the projector, turn it off and unplug the power cord. Never open any cover on the projector, except the lamp and filter covers.

Dangerous electrical voltages in the projector can injure you severely.

Do not try to service this product yourself, except as specifically

explained in this User’s

Guide. Refer all other

servicing to qualified service personnel.

Maintaining and

Transporting the Projector

Y our projector needs little maintenance. All you need to do on a regular basis is keep the lens clean. Any dirt or smears on the lens may show up on your projected image.

You also need to periodically clean the air filter and the air intake and exhaust vents. A clogged air filter or air vent can block ventilation needed to cool the projector and cause overheating.

The only parts you should replace are the lamp and air filter. If any other part needs replacing, contact your dealer or a qualified servicer.

This chapter covers the following:

Cleaning the lens

Cleaning the projector case

Cleaning and replacing the air filter

Replacing the lamp

Resetting the lamp timer

Transporting the projector

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caution

Do not use glass cleaner to clean the lens.

Cleaning the Lens

Clean the lens whenever you notice dirt or dust on the surface.

Use a canister of compressed air to remove dust.

To remove dirt or smears on the lens, use lens-cleaning paper. If necessary, moisten a soft cloth with lens cleaner and gently wipe the lens surface.

Cleaning the Projector Case

Before you clean the case, first turn off the projector and unplug the power cord.

■ To remove dirt or dust, wipe the case with a soft, dry, lint-free cloth.

To remove stubborn dirt or stains, moisten a soft cloth with water and a mild detergent. Then wipe the case.

Do not use wax, alcohol, benzene, paint thinner, or other chemical detergents. These can damage the case.

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Cleaning and Replacing the Air Filter

Clean the air filter and air intake and exhaust vent on the bottom of the projector after every 100 hours of use. If they are not cleaned periodically, they can become clogged with dust, preventing proper ventilation. This can cause overheating and damage the projector.

When the filter and vent are clogged, the projector displays the message

The projector is overheated

.

To clean the air filter and air vent, follow these steps:

1. Turn off the projector, allow it to cool down, and unplug the power cord.

2. Turn the projector upside-down and clean the filter and air intake vent on the base of the projector.

To clean the filter and air vent, Epson recommends using a small vacuum cleaner designed for computers and other office equipment. If you don’t have one, gently clean them using a very soft brush (such as an artist’s brush).

Air vent

Air filter

If the dirt is difficult to remove or if the filter is torn, replace it.

Contact your dealer or call Epson at (800) 873-7766 to obtain a new one. The air filter set (part number V13H134A08) contains two filters. In Canada, please call (800) 463-7766 to locate a dealer.

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3. If you need to replace the filter, slide it off, as shown.

4. Align the new filter carefully as you slide it into place. It should click into place.

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Replacing the Lamp

The projection lamp typically lasts for about 2000 hours of use

(in high brightness mode) or 3000 hours (in low brightness mode). It is time to replace the lamp when:

The projected image gets darker or starts to deteriorate.

The lamp light is flashing orange.

The message

Replace the Lamp appears on the screen when the lamp comes on. To maintain projector brightness and image quality, replace the lamp as soon as possible.

Contact your dealer or call Epson at (800) 873-7766 in the United

States for a replacement lamp. Request part number V13H010L34.

In Canada, please call (800) 463-7766 to locate a dealer.

Follow these steps to replace the lamp:

1. Press the P

Power

button twice to turn off the projector. When you hear the projector beep twice, unplug the power cord.

2. If the projector has been on, allow it to cool down for at least an hour (or until the lamp is cool).

3. Use the screwdriver included with the replacement lamp to loosen the screw holding the lamp cover (the lamp cover is located on top of the projector).

4. Slide the cover out, then lift it off.

note

You can check to see how many hours the lamp has

been used. See page 62.

Turn off this product when not in use to prolong the life of the projector.

warning

Let the lamp cool before replacing it. If the lamp breaks, handle the shards carefully to avoid injury.

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5. Use the screwdriver to loosen the two screws holding the lamp in place. (You can’t remove the screws.)

Don’t remove these screws

note

The lamp(s) in this product contain mercury.

Please consult your state and local regulations regarding disposal or recycling. Do not put in the trash.

6. Hold the lamp as shown and pull it straight out.

caution

Do not touch the glass portion of the lamp assembly.

Touching the glass could result in premature lamp failure.

7. Gently insert the new lamp. If it doesn’t fit easily, make sure it’s facing the correct way.

8. Once the lamp is fully inserted, tighten its screws.

note

Be sure to seat the lamp fully and secure the lamp cover. If the lamp is not properly installed or the cover is loose, the lamp will not turn on.

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9. Lower the lamp cover into place. (The opening should be almost covered, and the top of the cover should be flush with the top of the projector.) Then slide the cover closed and tighten the screw.

10. Reset the lamp timer as described in the next section.

Resetting the Lamp Timer

You must reset the lamp timer after replacing the lamp to clear the

Replace the Lamp warning message. Follow these steps:

1. Connect the power cable and turn on the projector.

2. Press the

Menu

button on the remote control or projector and select the

Reset

menu. Then press

Enter

. You see the following:

note

Do not reset the lamp timer if you have not replaced the lamp. If you do, the Lamp

Hours will not accurately reflect the number of hours that the lamp has been used.

Esc button

3. Select the

Lamp-Hours Reset

option and press

Enter

. You see the following:

Enter button Menu button

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Menu button Esc button

4. Select

Yes

and press

Enter

.

5. Press

Esc

to return to the main menu or the

Menu

button to exit the menu system.

Enter button

note

Epson shall not be liable for any damages incurred during transportation.

Transporting the Projector

The projector contains many glass and precision parts. If you need to transport it, please follow these packing guidelines to prevent damage to the projector:

■ When shipping the projector for repairs, use the original packaging material if possible. If you do not have the original packaging, use equivalent materials, placing plenty of cushioning around the projector.

When transporting the projector as freight or checked luggage, first put it in the supplied carrying case, then pack it in a firm box, using cushioning around the case.

When you are hand-carrying the projector, be sure to use the supplied carrying case.

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Solving Problems

T his chapter helps you solve problems with your projector, and tells you how to contact technical support for problems you can’t solve yourself. This chapter explains the following:

Using the projector’s on-screen help system

What to do when the projector’s status lights flash

Solving problems with the image or sound

Solving password problems

Solving problems with the remote control

Contacting technical support

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Press to return to the last menu

Use to select a problem or solution

Using On-Screen Help

If the image doesn’t look right or your audio isn’t working, you can get help by pressing the

?

Help

button on the projector or remote control. The following choices are available:

No signal or image appears on the screen

Problems with sound

Language change

Follow these steps to get help:

1. Press the

?

Help

button on the remote control or projector. You see the help menu.

Press to confirm selection

Press to return to the last menu

Press to confirm selection

Help button

Help button

Press one of these buttons to select a problem or solution

2. Use the pointer button on the remote control or the up and down arrow buttons on the projector to select an option. Then press the

Enter

button to select it.

3. Use the pointer button on the remote control or the up and down arrow buttons on the projector to highlight the problem you want to solve. Then press the

Enter

button to view the solution(s).

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4. Highlight a solution (if this choice is available). Then press the

Enter

button to select the solution.

Press the

Esc

button if you need to back up.

If the solution is to adjust one of the settings, use the pointer button on the remote control or the left and right arrow buttons on the projector to adjust it.

5. To exit the Help system, press the

? Help

button.

If none of the suggestions solves your problem, see additional solutions to problems in the following sections.

What To Do When the Lights Flash

The lights on top of the projector indicate the projector’s status and let you know when a problem occurs.

Lamp light

Power light

Temperature light

If the projector is not working correctly, first turn it off and unplug it.

Then plug the power cord back in and turn on the projector. If this does not solve the problem, check the status lights on top of the projector and try the solutions recommended in the following table.

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Power light

Red

Red

Red

Red

Orange

Flashing green

Green

Flashing orange

Lamp light

Flashing red

Off

Flashing red

Temperature light

Flashing red

Flashing orange Off

Off

Flashing red Off

Off

Off

Off

Off

Flashing red

Off

Red

Description

There is an internal error in the projector. Turn the projector off and unplug it. Contact Epson for help.

There is a problem with the fan or a sensor. Turn the projector off and unplug it. Contact Epson for help.

The lamp is burned out, broken, or not installed correctly; or the lamp cover is open. Close the cover or replace or reseat the lamp, if necessary,

as described on page 75. If these suggestions

don’t work, contact Epson.

Replace the lamp with a new one as soon as

possible; see page 75 for instructions. If you

continue to use the lamp, there is a risk it may break.

The projector has overheated and turned itself off. Let it cool for about five minutes, then turn it back on. Make sure there is plenty of space around and under the projector for ventilation.

Also clean the air filter and air exhaust vents. See

page 73. If it continues to overheat, you may

need to replace the air filter.

Flashing orange The projector is too hot. Make sure the temperature surrounding the projector does not exceed 95

°

F (35

°

C) and there is plenty of space around and under the projector for ventilation.

Clean the air filter and air vents, if necessary. See

page 73 for instructions.

Off

Off

The projector is in standby or sleep mode. You can unplug it or press the

P

Power button to turn it on.

The projector is warming up. Wait for the image to appear.

The projector is operating normally.

Off

Off The projector is shutting down. Wait for the light to stop flashing and remain orange before unplugging it.

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Solving Problems with the Image or

Sound

No image appears on the screen.

■ Check that the power light is green, not flashing, and the lens cap is off.

The projector may be in standby or sleep mode. If the projector has not received any input signal for 30 minutes, it turns off the lamp to conserve the lamp life and save energy. If the power light is orange, press the P

Power

button to turn the projector on.

Press the

A/V Mute button to make sure the picture has not been turned off temporarily.

If the power was switched off and then on again, wait until the power light stops flashing and remains orange; then press the P

Power

button again.

Check the

Video Signal

or

Computer Input setting in the

Signal menu to make sure it is correct for the selected source. See

page 56 for more information.

Have messages been turned off in the

Display

setting of the

Extended menu? See page 60 for details.

Adjust the

Brightness

setting on the Image menu or select

High for the

Brightness Control

setting in the Extended menu. See

page 54 or page 59.

The attached computer may be in sleep mode or displaying a black screen saver. Try pressing a key on the computer.

Nothing appears on the external monitor.

Make sure the VGA computer cable is connected to your computer’s video port and the projector’s

Computer(Component Video)

port. Make sure the cable from your monitor is connected to the projector’s

Monitor Out

port.

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You see a blue screen with the message

No Signal

displayed.

Make sure the cables are connected correctly, as described in

Chapter 1.

Make sure the power to your computer or video source is turned on.

If you’ve connected a computer and one or more video sources, you may need to press the

Source Search

button on the projector or the

Comp

,

S-Video

, or

Video

button on the remote control to select the correct source. Allow a few seconds for the projector to sync up after pressing the button.

If you’ve connected a laptop computer, make sure it’s set to

display on an external monitor. See page 35.

If you’re using a PC laptop:

■ Hold down the

Fn

key and press the function key that lets you display on an external monitor. It may have an icon such as

, or it may be labelled

CRT/LCD

. Allow a few seconds for the projector to sync up after pressing it. Check your laptop’s manual or online help for details.

On most systems, the or

CRT/LCD

key lets you toggle between the LCD screen and the projector, or display on both at the same time.

Depending on your computer’s video card, you might need to use the Display utility in the Control Panel to make sure that both the

LCD screen and external monitor port are enabled. See your computer’s documentation or online help for details.

If you’re using a PowerBook or iBook with

Macintosh OS X:

1. From the Apple menu, select

System Preferences

, then click

Display

or

Displays

.

2. Select

VGA Display

or

Color LCD

, click

Arrange

or

Arrangement

, then put a check mark in

Mirror Displays

.

If you’re using a PowerBook or iBook with

Macintosh OS 9:

1. From the Apple menu, select

Control Panels

, then click

Monitors

or

Monitors and Sound.

2. Click the

Arrange

icon.

3. Drag one monitor icon on top of the other. This lets you display on the projector screen as well as the LCD screen.

4. If the

Arrange

icon isn’t available, click the

Monitor

icon.

5. Select one of the listed

Simulscan

resolutions. (Allow a few seconds for the projector to sync up after making the selection.)

The message

Not Supported

is displayed.

■ Make sure your computer’s resolution doesn’t exceed XGA and

the frequency is supported by the projector. See page 98. If

necessary, change your computer’s resolution setting as described below.

■ Make sure the correct

Video Signal

is selected in the Signal

menu. See page 58. It should normally be set to

Auto

.

Only part of the computer image is displayed.

If you’re projecting from a computer or RGB video device, press the

Auto

button on the remote control. If this doesn’t work or if you’re projecting from a component, composite, or S-Video device, you may need to adjust the

Position

setting in the Signal

menu. See page 57 for more information.

If you’ve enlarged part of the image using the

E-Zoom button on the remote control, press the

Esc

button to cancel zooming and return to full display.

Try pressing the

Resize

button on the remote control to select a different aspect ratio (ratio of length to height).

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Make sure your computer’s resolution setting is correct. Ideally, it should be 1024 × 768 to match the projector’s native resolution. If this option isn’t available, select one of the other

compatible video formats listed on page 98.

Windows:

Right-click the desktop, select

Properties

, click the

Settings tab, and select a different resolution.

Macintosh OS X:

On the Apple menu, choose

System Preferences

, then click

Display

or

Displays

. Select a different resolution.

Macintosh OS 9.x:

On the Apple menu, choose

Control Panels

, then click

Monitors

or

Monitors and Sound

. Select a different resolution.

You also may need to modify existing presentation files if you created them for a different resolution. See your software documentation for specific information.

The image isn’t rectangular, but trapezoid-shaped.

■ Make sure the projector isn’t placed off to one side of the screen, at an angle, or the image won’t be rectangular. Place it directly in front of the center of the screen, facing the screen squarely.

■ If you’ve tilted the projector upward, the image will be broader at the top. Hold down the or buttons on top of the projector until the image is rectangular.

The image contains static or noise.

If you’re using a computer cable longer than 6 feet, or an extension cable, the image quality may be reduced.

Keep your computer and video cables separated from the power cord as much as possible to prevent interference.

The video signal may be split between the computer and the projector. If you notice a decline in the projected image quality when the image is displayed simultaneously on your laptop computer and the projector, turn off the laptop’s LCD display.

If you’re projecting from a composite or S-Video source, check the

Video Signal

setting in the Signal menu. In most cases, leave it set at

Auto

. If you’re using a 60-Hz PAL video source, change this setting to

PAL60

. See page 58 for details.

Make sure the cables are securely connected at both ends.

Select the correct resolution; see “Compatible Video Formats” on page 98.

If you’re projecting from a computer, press the

Auto

button on the remote control or the

Enter

button on the projector to adjust tracking and sync automatically. If that doesn’t work, try adjusting the

Sync

and

Tracking

settings in the Signal menu. See

page 57.

The image is blurry.

■ Adjust the focus using the focus ring.

Make sure the lens cap is off.

There may be dirt or smears on the lens. Clean the lens as

described on page 72.

Make sure the lens is not fogged by condensation. You may need to wait before using the projector after moving it from a cold environment.

Make sure the projection distance is within the range described on

page 16.

Adjust the

Sharpness

setting on the Image menu (see page 55).

You should be able to see the effect on the screen immediately.

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note

Because of the different technologies used, your projected image may not exactly match the colors on your laptop or computer monitor.

You see vertical stripes or the image still looks blurry after trying the solutions in the previous section.

If you’re projecting from a computer and displaying an image that contains a lot of fine detail, you may notice one or more vertical stripes or bands, or some of the characters may look heavy or blurred. Press the

Auto

button on the remote control. This resets the projector’s tracking and sync settings.

If further adjustment is needed, you can fine-tune the

Tracking and

Sync

settings manually using the Signal menu as described

on page 57.

1. Fill the screen with an image containing fine detail when making these adjustments. For example, in Windows you can select a pattern to appear as your desktop background. Or try projecting black text on a white background.

2. Adjust the

Tracking

to eliminate vertical stripes.

3. Adjust the

Sync

to increase the sharpness of the image.

The colors of the image are not right.

Try selecting a different Color Mode. See page 54 for

instructions.

If you’re displaying video, adjust the

Color Saturation and

Tint

settings on the Image menu. See page 54 for instructions.

Adjust the

Brightness

and

Contrast

settings on the Image

menu. See page 54.

Try adjusting the

Color Adjustment setting on the Image menu.

See page 55.

Make sure the input signal setting on the Signal menu matches the signal from the connected device. If the image is too purple and you’ve connected a computer or RGB video device to the

Computer(Component Video)

port, select

Computer

as the input source. If you’ve connected a component video device, select

Component Video

. If you’re projecting from a composite video or S-Video source, make sure the correct

Video Signal

is

selected on the Signal message. See page 56 for details.

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Check your computer display settings to correct the color balance.

If the image seems dark, the lamp may be nearing time for

replacement. Check the lamp hours as described on page 62 and

replace it, if necessary, as described on page 75.

There is no sound.

■ Press the button on the remote control or projector to turn up the volume.

If you’ve turned off the picture and sound, press the

A/V Mute button on the remote control to turn them on again.

If you’re using a VCR or other video source, make sure its volume is not turned all the way down or muted. Also, make sure the

cables are connected correctly, as described in Chapter 1.

Make sure the audio cable is connected to the correct Audio port.

See page 23.

If your presentation includes computer audio, make sure the volume control on your computer is not turned all the way down or muted. Make sure the audio cable is securely connected to both the projector and your computer’s headphone jack or

audio out jack. See page 23.

The wrong source may be selected. Press the

Source Search button on the projector—or the

Comp

,

S-Video

, or

Video button on the remote control—to select the correct source.

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Solving Password Problems

You have forgotten the password.

■ Write down the request code that appears in the Password Protect

Release screen and contact Epson. See “Where To Get Help” on page 92.

■ If you turned on the password protect feature before setting the password and no password was set before, try using the default password:

0000

.

The remote control is not available.

You must have the remote control to enter the password. If necessary, you can purchase a replacement remote control from Epson. See

page 93 for details about ordering.

Solving Problems with the Remote

Control

The projector doesn’t respond to remote control commands.

Make sure you are within 20 feet of the projector, and within range of the projector’s front or back sensor (approximately 30° to the left or right and 15° above or below).

The remote control batteries may not be installed correctly or may

be low on power. Replace the batteries as described on page 48.

Dim the room lights and turn off any fluorescent lights. Make sure the projector is not in direct sunlight. Strong lighting, especially fluorescent lights, may affect the projector’s infrared receivers.

Turn off any nearby equipment that emits infrared energy, such as a radiant room heater.

You have lost the remote control.

You need the remote control to access many projector features. If you

have lost it, you can order another from Epson. See page 93 for details

about ordering.

You can’t control the mouse pointer with the remote control.

■ Make sure the USB mouse cable is securely connected to both your computer’s USB port and the projector’s USB port. For

details, see page 21.

Your computer must be connected to the

Computer

(Component Video)

port on the projector in order to control your mouse pointer with the remote control.

To use the USB mouse connection on a PC, your system must have a “clean” installation of Windows 98, Windows Me,

Windows XP, or Windows 2000. The connection may not work correctly if your system was upgraded from Windows 95.

If you’re running Windows 98 or Me, you may need to install

USB drivers from your Windows CD-ROM. After you install the drivers, restart both the computer and the projector to resynchronize the setup.

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Where To Get Help

Epson provides these technical support services:

Internet Support

Visit Epson’s support website at http://support.epson.com and select your product for solutions to common problems. You can download utilities and documentation, get FAQs and troubleshooting advice, or e-mail Epson with your questions.

Visit http://www.presentersonline.com to access tips, templates, and training for developing successful presentations.

Speak to a Support Representative

To use the Epson PrivateLine Support service, call (800) 637-7661 and enter the PIN on the included Epson PrivateLine Support card.

This is the fastest way of speaking to a live representative, and it’s free.

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:

■ U.S.: (562) 276-4394, 6 through Friday

AM

to 6

PM

, Pacific Time, Monday

■ Canada: (905) 709-3839, 6

AM

to 6

PM

, Pacific Time, Monday through Friday

Toll or long distance charges may apply.

Before you call, please have the following information ready:

Product name (Epson PowerLite 76c)

Product serial number (located on the bottom of the projector)

Proof of purchase (such as a store receipt) and date of purchase

Computer or video configuration

Description of the problem

Purchase Supplies and Accessories

You can purchase screens, carrying cases, or other accessories from an

Epson authorized reseller. To find the nearest reseller, call

800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766). Or you can purchase online at

www.epsonstore.com (U.S. sales) or www.epson.ca (Canadian sales).

note

To purchase a replacement remote control, call

(562) 276-4394 (U.S.) or

(905) 709-3839 (for dealer referral in Canada).

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Technical Specifications

General

Type of display

Lens

Resolution

Poly-silicon TFT active matrix with MLA

F=1.6, 18.4 to 22.12 mm

1024 × 768 pixels (XGA)

Color reproduction

Brightness (ANSI)

Full color, 16.77 million colors

2000 lumens (High brightness mode)

1500 lumens (Low brightness mode)

400:1 Contrast ratio

Image size

Projection distance

Projection methods

Focus adjustment

30 to 300 inches (0.8 to 7.6 meters)

2.8 to 35.4 feet (0.9 to 10.8 meters)

Front, rear, ceiling

Manual

Zoom adjustment Manual

Internal sound system 1 W monaural

Optical aspect ratio

Zoom ratio

Noise level

4:3 (horizontal:vertical)

1:1.2

36 dB (High brightness mode)

30 dB (Low brightness mode)

Keystone correction angle

±

30° vertical (maximum)

A

95

note

Lamp life results will vary depending upon mode selected, environmental conditions and usage. Lamp brightness decreases over time.

Projection Lamp

Power consumption 170 W UHE

Lamp life About 2000 hours (High brightness);

3000 hours (Low brightness)

Remote Control

Range

Batteries (2)

20 feet (6 meters)

Alkaline AAA

Mouse Compatibility

Supports USB

Dimensions

Height

Width

Depth

Weight

Electrical

Rated frequency

Power supply

Power consumption

3.4 to 3.9 inches (foot extended)

(86 to 98 mm)

12.9 inches (327 mm)

9.7 inches (246 mm)

5.7 lb (2.6 kg)

50/60 Hz

100 to 120 VAC, 2.9 A

200 to 240 VAC, 1.2 A

Operating: 250 W

Standby: 5W

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Environmental

Temperature

Humidity

Altitude

Operating: 41 to 95 °F (5 to 35 °C)

Storage: 14 to 140 °F (–10 to 60 °C)

Operating: 20 to 80% RH, non-condensing

Storage: 10 to 90% RH, non-condensing

Up to 4,921 feet (1,500 m)

Up to 7,500 feet (2,286 m) with high altitude mode enabled

Safety and Approvals

United States FCC 47CFR Part15B Class B (DoC)

UL60950 Third Edition

Canada

CE Marking

ICES-003 Class B

CSA C22.2 No. 60950 (cUL)

Directive 73/23/EEC, 89/336/EEC

IEC60950 Third Edition

EN 55022, EN 55024

Pixelworks

DNX

ICs are used in this projector.

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Compatible Video Formats

You can use any of the following video sources: VCR, DVD player, camcorder, digital camera, gaming console, or laser disc player. The projector supports composite video, S-Video, component video, and

RGB video, and it automatically senses the video format (HDTV,

SDTV, NTSC, PAL, or SECAM).

The projector supports these international video standards:

Mode

NTSC

NTSC 4:3

PAL

M-PAL

N-PAL

PAL60

SECAM

TV525i

TV625i

SDTV480p

SDTV480p

HDTV720p

HDTV720p

HDTV1080i

HDTV1080i

60

50

60

50

60

50

60

50

Refresh Rate (Hz)

60

60

50

60

50

60

50

Compatible Computer Display Formats

You can connect the projector to a wide range of computers, including

PCs and notebooks, Apple Macintosh, Power Macintosh series

(including G3, G4 and G5 systems), PowerBook computers, many iMac and iBook series systems, and high-end workstations such as the

Sun

®

SPARCstation.

Although images are displayed at the projector’s native resolution of

1024 × 768 pixels, Epson’s patented SizeWise chip supports computer display formats ranging from VGA through UXGA.

To project images output from a computer, the computer’s external monitor signal must be set at a refresh rate (vertical frequency) that’s compatible with the projector; see the following table for compatible formats. For best results, the computer’s resolution should be set to match the projector’s native resolution (1024 × 768). If this resolution isn’t available, select one of the other compatible formats:

Windows:

Right-click the desktop, select

Properties

, click the

Settings

tab, and select a compatible resolution. (For a notebook displaying through an external monitor port, you’ll need to click the

Advanced

button on the Settings tab, then adjust the resolution of the external monitor.)

Macintosh OS X:

From the Apple menu, select

System Preferences

, then click

Displays

. Make sure the

VGA Display

or

Color LCD

dialog box is selected, then click the

Display

tab and select a compatible resolution.

Macintosh OS 9.x:

On the Apple menu, choose

Control Panels

, then click

Monitors

or

Monitors and Sound

. Click the

Monitor

tab and select a compatible resolution for your external monitor.

You may need to modify existing presentation files if you created them for a different resolution. See your software documentation for details.

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The projector supports these monitor display formats:

Mode

VGA EGA

VGA—60

VESA—72

VESA—75

VESA—85

SVGA—56

SVGA—60

SVGA—72

SVGA—75

SVGA—85

XGA—60

XGA—70

XGA—75

XGA—85

SXGA1—70

SXGA1—75

SXGA1—85

SXGA2—60

SXGA2—75

SXGA2—85

SXGA3—60

SXGA3—75

SXGA3—85

SXGA+60

SXGA+75

SXGA+85

UXGA—60 iMAC VGA iMAC SVGA iMAC XGA

MAC13

MAC16

MAC19—60

MAC19

MAC21

60

75

59

75

75

117

95

75

67

60

75

85

60

75

85

60

70

75

85

70

75

85

56

60

72

75

85

60

75

85

Refresh Rate (Hz)

70

60

72

75

85

Resolution

640 × 350

640 × 480

640 × 480

640 × 480

640 × 480

800 × 600

800 × 600

800 × 600

800 × 600

800 × 600

1024 × 768

1024 × 768

1024 × 768

1024 × 768

1152 × 864

1152 × 864

1152 × 864

1280 × 960

1280 × 960

1280 × 960

1280 × 1024

1280 × 1024

1280 × 1024

1400 × 1050

1400 × 1050

1400 × 1050

1600 × 1200

640 × 480

800 × 600

1024 × 768

640 × 480

832 × 624

1024 × 768

1024 × 768

1152 × 870

Notices

T his chapter includes safety instructions and other important information about your Epson PowerLite projector.

Important Safety Instructions

Follow these safety instructions when setting up and using the projector:

Do not place the projector on an unstable cart, stand, or table.

Do not use the projector near water or sources of heat.

Use the type of power source indicated on the projector. If you are not sure of the power available, consult your dealer or power company.

Place the projector near a wall outlet where the plug can be easily unplugged.

Insert the projector’s two-wire plug into a properly grounded outlet.

Do not hold the plug with wet hands.

Take the following precautions for the plug. Failure to comply with these precautions could result in sparks or fire: Do not insert the plug into an outlet with dust present. Insert the plug firmly into the outlet.

Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords, or integral convenience receptacles. This can cause fire or electric shock.

Do not place the projector where the cord can be walked on. This may result in fraying or damage to the plug.

Unplug the projector from the wall outlet before cleaning. Use a damp cloth for cleaning. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners.

Do not block the slots and openings in the projector case. They provide ventilation and prevent the projector from overheating. Do not operate the projector on a sofa, rug, or other soft surface, or in a closed-in cabinet unless proper ventilation is provided.

Never push objects of any kind through the cabinet slots. Never spill liquid of any kind into the projector.

B

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Notices

Except as specifically explained in this User’s Guide, do not attempt to service this product yourself. Refer all servicing to qualified personnel.

Opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltages and other hazards.

Unplug the projector from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions: When the power cord or plug is damaged or frayed. If liquid has been spilled into the projector, or if it has been exposed to rain or water. If it does not operate normally when you follow the operating instructions, or if it exhibits a distinct change in performance, indicating a need for service. If it has been dropped or the housing has been damaged.

The lamp(s) in this product contain mercury. Please consult your state and local regulations regarding disposal or recycling. Do not put in the trash.

Unplug the projector during lightning storms or when it will not be used for extended periods.

Do not place the projector and/or remote control on top of heat-producing equipment or in a hot location.

If you use the projector in a country other than where you purchased it, use the correct power cord for that country.

Do not stand on the projector or place heavy objects on it.

Do not use the projector outside of the required temperature range of

41 to 95 °F (5 to 35 °C). Doing so may cause an unstable display and could lead to projector damage.

Do not store the projector outside of the required temperature range of

14 to 140 °F (

10 to 60 °C) or in direct sunlight for long periods of time. Doing so may cause damage to the case.

WARNING: The cords included with this product contain chemicals, including lead, known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling. (provided in accordance

with Proposition 65 in Cal. Health & Safety Code § 25249.5 et seq).

Remote Control Information

You can operate the projector by remote control via a line-of-sight infrared

(IR) receiver at the front and rear of the projector. The projector may not respond to remote control commands under the following conditions:

There is an object between the remote control IR emitter and the IR receiver on the projector.

Ambient light is too bright.

Certain types of fluorescent lighting are used.

A strong light source shines into the IR receiver.

Other equipment that emits infrared energy, such as a radiant room heater, is in the room.

These conditions commonly cause problems for most infrared-controlled equipment. Try the following:

The remote control’s batteries may be low on power; replace them.

Dim the ambient lighting and/or turn off any fluorescent lights.

Close any window coverings and/or move the projector out of direct sunlight.

Turn off other equipment that emits infrared energy.

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FCC Compliance Statement

For United States Users

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a

Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio or television reception.

However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause interference to radio and television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.

Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.

Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

WARNING

The connection of a non-shielded equipment interface cable to this equipment will invalidate the FCC Certification or Declaration of this device and may cause interference levels which exceed the limits established by the

FCC for this equipment. It is the responsibility of the user to obtain and use a shielded equipment interface cable with this device. If this equipment has more than one interface connector, do not leave cables connected to unused interfaces. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

For Canadian Users

This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian

Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations.

Cet appareil numérique de la classe B respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le materiel brouilleur du Canada.

Index

A

A/V cable, 24 to 25

A/V Mute, 45, 60, 64 to 65, 83, 89

Accessories, 13 to ??, 93

Adapters, Macintosh, 19

Air filter

cleaning and replacing, 73 to 74

purchasing, 13

Anti-theft device, 13

Aspect ratio, 46, 58, 95

Audio

adjusting volume, 41, 59

cable, 23, 89

connecting laptop, 23

problems, troubleshooting, 89

turning off, 45

Audio adapter, 29

Auto button, 39, 57

Auto Keystone correction, 17, 50

Auto Setup setting, 39, 57

B

Background Color setting, 60, 67

Banding in image, 88

Batteries, replacing, 48

Blackboard color mode, 40, 54

Blank screen, 34 to 36, 83 to 85

Blue background, 60

Blurry image, 87

Brightness, 7, 39, 54, 75, 83, 88, 95

Brightness Control setting, 39, 83

Brightness setting, 88

Buttons, disabling projector, 59

C

Cables, 10 to ??, 93

Camcorder, connecting to, 24

Carrying case, 10 to 13, 78

Ceiling

mount, 13, 17

projection, 17, 61

Cleaning

air filter and vents, 73 to 74

lens, 72 projector case, 72

Color

adjusting, 40, 53 to 55

problems, 88 to 89

specifications, 95

Color Adjustment setting, 55

Color Intensity setting, 54

Color Mode, 40, 54

Color Temp. setting, 55

Comp button, 34, 44, 84

Component video cable, 12 to 13, 24, 28

Component video source, selecting, 28, 34, 44,

57

Composite video cable, 24 to 25

Computer

cable, 10, 19 to 20 connecting to projector, 18 to 20

source, selecting, 19, 20, 34, 44, 57

support, 7

supported display formats, 99 to 100

Computer/Component Video ports, 19 to 20,

27, 44

Connecting projector

to a computer, 18 to 23

to a video source, 24

Contrast, 54, 88, 95

D

Default password, 64

Default settings, restoring, 69

Digital camera, connecting to, 24

Dimensions, 96

Direct Power setting, 61

Distance from projector to screen, 16, 95

105

Documentation, using, 9

DVD player, connecting to, 24

E

Electrical specifications, 96

Enter button, 47, 51 to 52

Entering the password, 67 to 68

Environmental specifications, 97

Epson

accessories, 13 to ??, 93

Extra Care Road Service, 10

PrivateLine Support, 9, 92

Store, 93

technical support, 9, 92 to 93

Esc button, 47, 51 to 52

Extended menu, 50, 60 to 61

Extra Care Road Service, 10

E-Zoom button, 45 to 46

F

FCC compliance statement, 104

Filter, cleaning and replacing, 73 to 74

Focusing, 37

Foot release levers, 38

Freeze button, 45

Front projection, 16 to 17, 61

Front/Ceiling setting, 17, 61

G

Game color mode, 54

H

Height of image, adjusting, 38

Help, 9, 92 to 93

Help system, using, 80 to 81

High altitude mode, 61

High brightness, 39, 75, 83, 95

I

iBook, connecting to, 18 to 19

iMac, connecting to, 12, 18 to 20

106

Index

Image

capturing and saving in projector, 64 to 65

correcting shape of, 38, 59, 86

fitting on screen, 39, 57, 58, 85 to 86

focusing, 37

freezing, 45

height, adjusting, 38

menu, 50, 53 to 55

positioning, 38, 39, 57

problems, 83 to 89

raising, 38

selecting source, 19, 20, 25, 33, 34, 44,

57 to 58

shape, correcting, 38, 59, 86

size and projection distance, 16, 95

turning off, 45 zooming, 37, 45 to 46

Info menu, 50, 62 to 63

Input signal, selecting, 19, 20, 25 to 28, 34,

44, 57 to 58

K

Kensington anti-theft device, 13

Keystone correction, 38, 59, 86, 95

L

Lamp

automatic shutoff, 41

brightness, 7, 75, 83, 95

number of hours used, 62, 75, 77, 96

replacing, 75 to 78

specifications, 96

status light, 81 to 82

timer, resetting, 77 to 78

Language setting, 61

Laptop computer

connecting to, 18 to 20

displaying on, 35 to 36, 84 to 85

Laser disc player, connecting to, 24

LCD panels, 7

Lens

cleaning, 72

specifications, 95

Lights, status, 81 to 82

Link21L setting, 61

Living Room color mode, 40

Logo

creating, 64 to 65

displaying, 65 to 67

turning on, 60, 66 to 67

Low brightness, 39, 75, 95

M

Macintosh

adapters, 19

connecting, 18 to 20

Manuals, 9

Menus

changing settings, 51 to 52

Extended, 50, 60 to 61

Image, 50, 53 to 55

Info, 50, 62 to 63

Reset, 50, 69

Settings, 50, 58 to 59

Signal, 50, 56 to 58

User’s Logo, 64 to 65

using, 50 to 52

Message setting, 60

Mouse

compatibility, 96

connecting cable, 21

using remote control as, 47

Moving projector, 78

N

Noise level, 95

O

Operation Lock setting, 59, 68

Options for projector, 13 to ??, 93

P

Page up and Page down buttons, 47

Password

default, 64

entering, 67 to 68 logo protection, 64 to 68

problems, 90

prompt, 33, 67

request code, 68

setting, 66 turning on, 66 to 67

Photo color mode, 40, 54

Picture source, selecting, 19, 20, 25 to 28, 34,

57 to 58

Pixelworks, 97

Pointer

changing shape, 59

problems with, 91

using, 47

Position setting, 57

Positioning

image, 38, 57

projector, 16 to 17

Power

button, 33, 41

consumption, 96

light, 32, 81 to 82

saving, 41

supply, 96

PowerBook, connecting to, 18 to 20

Presentation color mode, 40, 54

Presenters Online, 9

PrivateLine Support, 9, 92

Problems

color, 88 to 89

image, 83 to 89

password, 90

pointer, 91

remote control, 90 to 91, 103

sound, 89

Projection lamp, see Lamp

Index

107

Projector

accessories, 13 to ??, 93

carrying case, 10 to 13, 78

cleaning, 71 to 74

disabling buttons, 59, 68

distance from screen, 16, 95

feet, adjusting height with, 38

lamp specifications, 96

parts, 11

password protection, 63 to 68

positioning, 16 to 17

resolution, 7, 95, 99 to 100

transporting, 78

turning off, 41 to 42

turning on, 32 to 33

unpacking, 10

viewing information about, 62 to 63

Q

Quick Setup sheet, 9

R

Raising image, 38

RCA A/V cable, 24 to 25

Rear projection, 17, 61

Registration, 10

Remote control

problems, 90 to 91, 103

replacing, 13, 93

replacing batteries, 48

specifications, 96

using, 43 to 47

wireless mouse, using as, 47

Replacing

air filter, 73 to 74

lamp, 75 to 78

remote control, 13, 93

remote control batteries, 48

Request code, password, 68

Reset menu, 50, 69

Resize button, 46

Resize setting, 58

Resolution, 7, 63, 95, 99 to 100

108

Index

S

Safety

approvals, 97

instructions, 101 to 102

Screen logo, see User’s Logo

Screen, distance from projector, 16, 95

Screens, portable, 13

Setting a password, 66

Settings menu, 50, 58 to 59

Sharpness setting, 55

Signal menu, 50, 56 to 58

Sleep mode, 41, 61

Sound, see Audio

Source Search button, 33 to 34, 44

Source, selecting, 19 to 20, 25 to 28, 33 to 34,

44, 57 to 58

Speaker, specifications, 95

Specifications

brightness, 7, 95

electrical, 96

environmental, 97

lamp, 96

lens, 95

remote control, 96

resolution, 7, 95, 99 to 100

safety, 97

Sports color mode, 40, 54 sRGB color mode, 40, 54

Standby mode, 41

Startup screen

creating, 64 to 65

displaying, 65 to 67

user’s logo, See User’s Logo

Startup Screen setting, 60

Status lights, 81 to 82

Stopping action, 45

Stripes in image, 88

Support, 9, 92 to 93

S-Video button, 44

S-Video cable, 12, 13, 24

Switching picture source, 34, 44

Sync, adjusting, 57, 87 to 88

T

Technical support, 9, 92 to 93

Temperature

light, 81 to 82

requirements, 97

Theatre color mode, 40, 54

Timer, lamp, 77 to 78

Tint setting, 54

Tracking, adjusting, 57, 87 to 88

Transporting projector, 78

Troubleshooting

color, 88 to 89

cut-off image, 39, 85 to 86 image quality, 86 to 88 image shape, 86

no image, 83 to 85

no sound, 89

password, 90

pointer, 91

remote control problems, 90 to 91, 103

Turning off audio, 45

Turning off picture, 45

Turning off projector, 41 to 42

Turning on password, 66 to 67

Turning on projector, 32 to 33

Turning on User’s Logo, 60, 66 to 67

Typing the password, 67 to 68

U

Unpacking projector, 10

USB mouse cable, 21

User’s Logo

creating, 64 to 65

displaying, 65 to 67

turning on, 60, 66 to 67

V

VCR, connecting to, 24

VGA computer cables, 10, 19 to 20

Video

display settings, 62 to 63

formats, supported, 7, 98

source, connecting to, 24

source, selecting, 25, 33 to 34, 44, 57 to 58

Video button, 44

Video Signal setting, 58

Volume, adjusting, 41, 59

W

Warning lights, 81 to 82

Warranty, 10

Weight, 96

Wireless mouse, 21, 47, 91

Z

Zoom ratio, 95

Zooming image, 37, 45 to 46

Index

109

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Index

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