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840/
850
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LP
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INSTALLATION & INTEGRATION PROJECTOR.
USER'S GUIDE

Summary of Contents

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    840/ ® ® INSTALLATION & INTEGRATION PROJECTOR. USER’S GUIDE...

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    Machines, Inc. Microsoft, PowerPoint, and Windows are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Adobe and Acrobat are trademarks or registered trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated. InFocus, ProjectorManager, ProjectorNet, and LP are trademarks or registered trademarks of InFocus Corporation. FCC Warning This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Do not place objects in the areas along the left, back and front sides of the projector 2 ft (.6m) 2 ft (.6m)

  • Page 5: Introduction

    Optional user-changeable short, fixed short, long and super long throw lenses make this a flexible product suitable for many different uses. The projector is easy to connect, easy to use, and easy to maintain. Product specifications To read the latest specifications on your multimedia projector, be sure to visit our website.

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    Connector Panel The projector provides three computer and three video connection options: • one M1-D (DVI with USB) • one VESA computer • one BNC (RGBHV and Pr, Pb, Y) • one component RCA video (Pr, Pb, Y) • one S-video •...

  • Page 7: Positioning The Projector

    Here are some general guide- lines: • Position the projector on a flat surface at a right angle to the screen. The projector (with the standard lens) must be at least 3 feet (0.9m) from the projection screen.

  • Page 8: Connecting A Computer, Required Computer Connections

    If your projector cannot receive the remote’s signal due to IR interference, connect wired remote you can connect directly to the projector via a remote cable. To do so, plug the remote cable into the wired remote connector on the projector. Plug the...

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    You can also connect to your computer using a BNC cable. Connect the BNC connectors on the BNC cable to the appropriate Computer 3 connectors on the projector. Connect the other end to the video port on your computer. If you are using a desktop computer, you first need to disconnect the monitor cable from the computer’s video port.

  • Page 10: Displaying A Computer Image

    Displaying a computer image Remove the lens cap. Press the power switch on the back of the projector to the on position, then press the Power button on the top of the projector or the remote. The LED flashes green and the fans start to run. When the lamp comes on, the startup screen is displayed and the LED is steady green.

  • Page 11: First-time Projector Use With Windows 98

    First-time projector use with Windows 98 The first time you connect a computer running Windows 98 to the projector, the computer recognizes the projector as “new hardware” and the Add New Hardware Wizard appears. Follow these instructions to use the Wiz- ard to load the correct driver (which was installed with your Windows operating system).

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    Skip this page if you did not connect a USB mouse cable For Windows 98: • If you connected the USB cable, the Add New Hardware Wizard appears again. Drivers must be installed to use the USB functionality. • The Wizard launches two times. The first time it detects a USB Human Interface Device (for the key- board).

  • Page 13: Adjusting The Image

    Adjusting the image Adjust the height of the projector, if necessary, by pressing the release but- tons on each side of the projector’s front to extend the elevator feet. Position the projector the desired distance from the screen at a 90 degree angle (perpendicular) to the screen.

  • Page 14: Connecting A Video Device

    Plug the remaining white connector into the left audio in connector on the projector (to the right of the yellow Video 3 connector), and plug the red connector into the right audio in connector on the projector.

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    You can also connect to your video device using a BNC cable. Connect the BNC connectors of the BNC cable to the appropriate Computer 3 connec- tors on the projector. Connect the other end to the video port on your video device. Use the A/V cable’s audio connectors as described on the previous page (the yellow connectors on the A/V cable are not used).

  • Page 16: Displaying A Video Image

    Displaying a video image Remove the lens cap. Press the power switch on the back of the projector to the on position, then press the Power button on the top of the projector. The LED flashes green and the fans start to run. When the lamp comes on, the startup screen is displayed and the LED is steady green.

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    Adjust the zoom or focus by pressing the power Zoom or power Focus buttons on the keypad until the desired image size and focus are produced. You can also adjust the zoom and focus via the menus. See page 32 If the image is not on the screen or viewing area, adjust the it by pressing the lens shift button on the keypad.

  • Page 18: Shutting Down The Projector, Troubleshooting Your Setup

    When Power Save is enabled, Screen Save is disabled. See page 36. Turning off the projector To turn off the projector, press the power button and verify that you want to turn the projector off by pressing the power button again within 3 seconds.

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    Source Troubleshooting Problem No startup screen Only startup screen appears Solution Plug power cable in, press power switch, press power button. Remove lens cap. Press the Computer button Activate laptop’s external port or restart laptop Result Correct image Computer image projected...

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    No computer image, just the words “Signal out of range” Adjust computer refresh rate in Control Panel>Display>Settings>Advanced> Adapter (location varies by operating system) You may also need to set a different resolution on your computer, as shown in the following problem, “Image fuzzy or cropped”...

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    Image fuzzy or cropped Remote control navigation buttons not working with my computer Set your computer’s display resolution to the native resolution of the projector (Start>Settings>Control Panel>Display>Settings tab, select1024x768) For a laptop, disable laptop monitor or turn-on dual- display mode Connect USB cable (page 8) then load USB drivers, if needed (page 11).

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    Projector troubleshooting Problem Image not square Image not sharp Image does not fit 16:9 screen Solution Adjust keystone the Picture menu Adjust the focus on the keypad or Sharpness in the Picture>Advanced menu Change aspect ratio to 16:9 in Picture>Aspect ratio menu...

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    Image upside down Image reversed left to right Projected colors don’t match source COLOR Turn on/off Ceiling in Settings>System menu Turn on/off Rear in Settings>System menu Adjust color, tint, color temperature, brightness, contrast in the menus Correct image Correct image Correct image COLOR...

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    (page 46) temp blinking lamp Make sure vents aren’t blocked; allow projector to cool for one minute Lamp must be replaced (page 40) Unplug projector; wait one minute; plug in projector and turn it on: lamp lights Lamp turns on...

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    This product is backed by a limited two-year warranty. An extended war- ranty plan may be purchased from your dealer. When sending the projector in for repair, we recommend shipping the unit in its original packing mate- rial, or having a professional packaging company pack the unit.

  • Page 26: Using The Keypad Buttons

    Most buttons are described in detail in other sections, but here is an over- view of their functions: power–turns the projector on (page 10) and off (page 16). lens shift–shifts the projected image up or down zoom–moves the projected image closer or further away.

  • Page 27: Using The Remote Control

    Select button to select features and adjust values in the menus. The remote also has a power button to turn the projector on and off, volume buttons and a mute button to control the sound, a backlight button to light the remote's buttons in the dark, and a video and computer button to switch between those two sources.

  • Page 28: Using The Audio

    Using the audio To play sound from the projector, connect your source to the Audio In con- nector on the projector. To adjust the volume, use the buttons on the keypad or remote. To adjust the balance, or loudness, use the Audio menu (see page 35).

  • Page 29: Optimizing Computer Images, Presentation Features

    See page 36. • Two menu options, Power Save and Screen Save, are provided to auto- matically shut down the projector after several minutes of inactivity or display a blank screen. This helps preserve lamp life. See page 35 and page 36.

  • Page 30: Optimizing Video Images, Customizing The Projector

    See the inside back cover of this User’s Guide for ordering information. • Gain control of your projector from your laptop with InFocus  ProjectorManager , a free application that turns any PC into an advanced projector remote control.

  • Page 31: Using The Menus

    • The About menu provides a read-only display of information about the projector and source. Certain menu items may be grayed out until a particular source is con- nected. For example, Sharpness is only available for video sources and will be hidden when a computer source is active.

  • Page 32: Picture Menu

    Picture menu To adjust the following six settings, highlight the setting, press Select, use Keystone Vertical the up and down arrows to adjust the values, then press select to confirm the changes. decreasing keystone increasing keystone Zoom: allows you to adjust a lens to zoom in and out. Highlight Zoom, then press the up or down arrows on the keypad or remote.

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    Presets: The provided Presets optimize the projector for displaying com- puter presentations, photographs, film images, and video images. (Film input is material originally captured on a film camera, like a movie; video input is material originally captured on a video camera, like a TV show or Save Settings sporting event.) You can use the preset as a starting point, then further cus-...

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    (The video standard options may vary depending on your region of the world.) If the projector is unable to detect the correct standard, the colors may not look right or the image may appear “torn.” If this happens, manually select a...

  • Page 35: Settings Menu

    When Autosource is checked, Powerup Source deter- mines which source the projector defaults to at power-up. If no signal is present, the projector checks the sources in order until a source is found or until power down.

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    Capture Position X and Capture Position Y adjustments to frame the logo to be captured. Press Capture Start in the Logo Capture menu. The projector will let you know if the capture was a success or a failure.

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    PiP: (Picture in Picture) allows you to overlay a smaller window showing the video source on top of the larger computer source window. Only video sources 2 and 3 (composite and S-video) support PiP. You must have both a computer and video source connected to use PiP. You can’t show a com- puter image in the smaller PiP window, only a video image.

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    Network: The projector has an RJ45 Ethernet connector that supports net- work connections and TCP/IP protocols. This will allow for the control and management of the projector over a corporate network. The following fields are accessible when DHCP is not checked and available for manual entry of data.

  • Page 39: Maintenance, Cleaning The Lens, Changing The Lens

    Long throw and short throw lenses are available with your projector. Turn off the projector and unplug the power cable. Turn the projector upright with the lens facing upward and use a screw- driver to remove the two screws from the front bezel release holes on the bottom of the projector.

  • Page 40: Replacing The Projection Lamp

    Turn clockwise until you feel the lens click into place. Tighten the captive screw to the lens housing door. Place the front bezel back onto the projector and replace the two screws on the bottom of the projector. Replace the cover that protects the lens and the lamp housing on top of the projector.

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    Loosen the three captive screws on the lamp module. WARNINGS: • To avoid burns, allow the projector to cool for at least 60 minutes before you replace the lamp. • Do not drop the lamp module. The glass may shatter and cause injury.

  • Page 42: Cleaning The Dust Filter, Using The Security Lock

    Replace the dust filter and the dust filter grill. Using the security lock The projector has a security lock for use with a cable lock system. See the Accessories catalog that came with the projector, or visit our website, for ordering information.

  • Page 43: Appendix, Projected Image Size

    Appendix Projected image size NOTE: Visit our website for an interactive image size calculator. Table 1: Projection sizes: Standard lens (1.5 - 2.2:1 throw ratio) Minimum Image Diagonal Image Distance Image Width (feet/m) (feet/m) (feet/m) Min Distance 1.7/0.52 1.46/.42 3/0.9 5/1.5 2.84/0.87 2.27/.69...

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    Table 3: Projection sizes: Short Zoom lens (1.1 -1.51 throw ratio range) Minimum Image Diagonal Image Distance Image Width (feet/m) (feet/m) (feet/m) Min Distance 1.67/0.51 1.33/0.41 2/0.6 5/1.5 4.17/1.27 3.33/1.02 10/3.0 8.33/2.54 6.67/2.03 20/6.1 16.67/5.08 13.33/4.06 25/7.6 20.83/6.35 16.67/5.08 Max Distance 25.42/7.75 20.33/6.2 30.5/9.3...

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    Table 5: Projection sizes: Super Long throw lens 3.9 - 7.3:1) Minimum Image Diagonal Image Distance Image Width (feet/m) (feet/m) (feet/m) Min Distance 1.28/0.39 1.03/0.31 7.5/2.3 25/7.6 4.28/1.3 3.42/1.04 50/15.2 8.56/2.61 6.85/2.09 75/22.9 12.84/3.91 10.27/3.13 100/30.5 17.12/5.22 13.70/4.18 125/38.1 21.4/6.52 17.12/5.22 Max Distance 25.09/7,65...

  • Page 46: Led Behavior

    (blinks two times) Lamp has failed (blinks three times) Lamp door is open (blinks four times) Turn off the projector and wait one minute, then turn the projector on again. If the projector has exceeded its lamp life limit, replace the lamp and reset the lamp timer.

  • Page 47: Rs-232 Commands

    RS-232 commands Communication Configuration Visit our website for additional RS-232 settings and information. To control this projector via RS-232, connect a null modem cable and set the control system serial port settings to match the following communication configuration: RS-232 Port Settings...

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    ‘?’ character will be returned indicating the command was not understood. Limitations The projector cannot respond to commands coming in at a high-rate. There- fore, a delay must occur between commands to ensure that the command gets properly executed. To assure the projector can process a command, wait 3 seconds before entering the next command.

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    Com- Function mand Contrast CON at RW Color Space CSM at RW 0: RGB 1: SMPTE240 2: REC709 3: REC601 7: Auto Green Gain GCG at RW Vertical Keystone DKC at RW Horizontal Keystone DKH at RW Display Messages DMG at RW 0: disable 1: enable Power-up Source...

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    Com- Function mand Time In Hours Last LB3 at R Bulb3 Lasted Lamp Lit LML at R 0: not lit 1: lit Lamp Hours LMP at R Lamp Reset LMR at RW 0: not reset 1: reset Lamp Total On Time LMT at R (All Bulbs) Low Power...

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    Com- Function mand Rear REA at RW 0: disable 1: enable Factory Reset RST at W 0: not reset 1: reset Sharpness SHP at RW 5 = Sharpest 6 = Sharper 7 = Standard 8 = Softer 9 = Softest Source SRC at RW 0: computer1...

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    Com- Function mand PiP Size Selection PSS at RW 0: off 1: small 2: medium 3: large PiP Input PIN at RW 3: video 2 1: video 3 PiP Position PPO at RW 0: lower right 1: upper right 2: lower left 3: lower right 10: user Step...

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    10 computer connections optional 9 required 9 computer image optimize 30 troubleshooting 20 connector panel 7 contacting InFocus 26 Contrast 14, 18 custom logo startup screen 37 customer service contact information 26 Default gateway 39 DHCP 39 Display Messages 36...

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    8 projector connector panel 7 customizing 31 positioning 8 setting up 8 shutdown 19 troubleshooting problems 19 projector height 14, 17 projector positioning 14, 17 Rear 36 remote 9 remote control 28 not working 22 replacing the lamp 41 RS-232...

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    43 Serial connection 10 serial connection 7 Service 39 Service Code 39 Settings menu 36 shutdown projector 19 solid red 47 Source 38 Source troubleshooting 20 Sources 36 Subnet mask 39 S-video connector 15 Tint 18 Troubleshooting 20...

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    All exchanged parts and products replaced under this Warranty will become prop- erty of InFocus. InFocus’ sole obligation is to supply (or pay for) all labor necessary to repair the Product found to be defective within the Warranty period and to repair or replace defective parts with new parts or, at the option of InFocus, serviceable used parts that are equivalent or superior to new parts performance.

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    To Obtain Warranty Service During the Limited Warranty period, to exercise this Limited Warranty, the purchaser must first contact 1) InFocus, 2) a service facility authorized by InFocus or 3) the place of original purchase. InFocus Customer Service - 1-800-799-9911 or techsupport@infocus.com...

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    IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE… call InFocus Customer Ser vice directly at 1-800-799-9911. SUPPORT IS FREE between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. PST, Monday through Friday. Support is available in North America after hours and weekends for a fee at 1-888-592-6800.

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    InFocus Corporation 27700B SW Parkway Avenue Wilsonville, Oregon 97070-9215 1-800-294-6400 • 503-685-8888 Fax: 503-685-8887 http://www.infocus.com In Europe: InFocus International BV Strawinskylaan 585 1077 XX Amsterdam The Netherlands Phone: +31 20 579 2000 Fax: +31 20 579 2999 In Asia: 238A Thomson Road...

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