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Dell™ S500/S500wi Projector
User's Guide
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  • Page 1 Dell™ S500/S500wi Projector User’s Guide http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 2 Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell and the DELL logo are trademarks of Dell Inc.; DLP and DLP logo are trademarks of T...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Your Dell Projector ....About Your Projector ....
  • Page 4 Professional Installation Options: Installation for Driving Automatic Screen ... . . Connection With Commercial RS232 Control Box Connecting With Your Interactive Pen (for S500wi only) ....Using Your Projector .
  • Page 5 Your Computer ....S500 or S500wi Wireless Application Software Presentation to Go (PtG) Installation ..
  • Page 6 ....Contacting Dell ....
  • Page 7: Your Dell Projector

    Your Dell Projector Your projector comes with all the items shown below. Ensure that you have all the items, and contact Dell™ if anything is missing. S500/S500wi Package Contents Power cable 1.8 m VGA cable (VGA to VGA) AAA Batteries (2) Remote control CD User’s Guide and Documentation...
  • Page 8 Only for S500wi Package Contents Interactive Pen Wrist strap Interwrite Workspace CD 2 m Mini USB cable (USB-A to Mini 5 m Mini USB cable (USB-A to Mini USB-B) USB-B) Your Dell Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 9: About Your Projector

    About Your Projector Top View Bottom View Control panel Focus tab Lens IR receivers Lamp cover Mounting holes for wall mount: Screw hole M4 x 10 mm depth. Recommended torque <10 kgf-cm Tilt adjustment wheel Your Dell Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 10: About Your Interactive Pen (for S500wi Only)

    Do not look into the lens while the projector is on as it may cause injury to your eyes. Do not place any objects near or in front of the projector or cover its lens while the projector is on as the heat may cause the object to melt or burn. Your Dell Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 11 • Recommended Projector Wall Mount Kit (P/N: N4MYM). For more information, see the Dell Support website at support.dell.com. • For more information, see the Safety Information that shipped with your projector. • The S500/S500wi projector can only be used indoors. Your Dell Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 12: Connecting Your Projector

    Connecting Your Projector 11 USB Type B connector for USB +12 V DC out connector Display Audio-A input connector 12 USB Type A connector for USB Viewer 13 RJ45 connector RS232 connector Composite Video connector 14 VGA-A output (monitor loop through) connector 15 Power cord connector S-Video connector...
  • Page 13: Installing The Optional Wireless Dongle

    Your projector must be installed with a wireless dongle if you want to use the wireless networking option. Refer to "Wireless Networking Installation" on page 73. The wireless dongle is not shipped with your S500 projector. You can purchase it on the Dell website at www.dell.com. NOTE: Wireless dongle embedded for S500wi.
  • Page 14: Install The Cable Cover

    Install the Cable Cover Your projector comes with a cable cover. You can find cable cover in your projector's box. Follow the following steps to assemble the cable cover and your projector. Locate the cable cover in the projector's box. Assemble the cable cover to your projector at the Right.
  • Page 15: Connecting To A Computer

    Connecting to a Computer Connecting a Computer Using a VGA Cable Power cord VGA to VGA cable USB-A to Mini USB-B cable NOTE: The Mini USB cable must be connected if you want to use the Page Up and Page Down features on the remote control. Connecting Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 16: Monitor Loop-through Connection Using Vga Cables

    Monitor Loop-Through Connection Using VGA Cables Power cord VGA to VGA cable NOTE: Only one VGA cable is shipped with your projector. An additional VGA cable can be purchased on the Dell website at www.dell.com. Connecting Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 17: Connecting A Computer Using A Rs232 Cable

    Connecting a Computer Using a RS232 cable Power cord RS232 cable NOTE: The RS232 cable is not shipped with your projector. Consult a professional installer for the cable and RS232 remote control software. Connecting Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 18: Connecting A Computer By Usb Cable

    Connecting a Computer by USB Cable Power cord USB-A to USB-B cable NOTE: Plug and Play. Only one USB cable is shipped with your projector. An additional USB cable can be purchased on the Dell website at www.dell.com. Connecting Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 19: Connecting A Computer Using Wireless

    Connecting a Computer Using Wireless NOTE: Your computer should be equipped with a wireless connector and properly configured to detect another wireless connection. Refer to your computer’s documentation on how to configure a wireless connection. NOTE: Your projector must be installed wireless dongle if you want to use the wireless networking.
  • Page 20: Connecting A Dvd Player

    Connecting a DVD Player Using an S-Video Cable Power cord S-Video cable NOTE: The S-Video cable is not shipped with your projector. You can purchase the S-Video extension (50 ft/100 ft) cable on the Dell website at www.dell.com. Connecting Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 21: Connecting A Dvd Player Using A Composite Video Cable

    Connecting a DVD Player Using a Composite Video Cable Power cord Composite Video cable NOTE: The Composite Video cable is not shipped with your projector. You can purchase the Composite Video Extension (50 ft/100 ft) cable on the Dell website at www.dell.com. Connecting Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 22: Connecting A Dvd Player Using A Component Video Cable

    VGA to Component Video cable NOTE: The VGA to Component Video cable is not shipped with your projector. You can purchase the VGA to Component Video Extension (50 ft/100 ft) cable on the Dell website at www.dell.com. Connecting Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 23: Connecting A Dvd Player Using A Hdmi Cable

    Connecting a DVD Player Using a HDMI Cable Power cord HDMI cable NOTE: The HDMI cable is not shipped with your projector. You can purchase the HDMI cable on the Dell website at www.dell.com. Connecting Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 24: Connecting To Local Area Network

    To project an image and control the projector that is connected to a network through a RJ45 cable. Local Area Network (LAN) Power cord RJ45 cable NOTE: The RJ45 cable is not shipped with your projector. You can purchase the RJ45 cable on the Dell website at www.dell.com. Connecting Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 25: Professional Installation Options: Installation For Driving Automatic Screen

    Professional Installation Options: Installation for Driving Automatic Screen Power cord 12 V DC Plug Automatic Screen NOTE: Use a 12 V DC plug in, 1.7 mm (ID) x 4.00 mm (OD) x 9.5 mm (shaft), to connect the automatic screen to the projector. 12 V DC Plug Connecting Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 26: Connection With Commercial Rs232 Control Box

    Connection With Commercial RS232 Control Box Power cord RS232 cable Commercial RS232 control box NOTE: The RS232 cable is not shipped with your projector. Consult a professional technician to obtain the cable. Connecting Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 27: Connecting With Your Interactive Pen

    Connecting With Your Interactive Pen (for S500wi only) Power cord VGA to VGA cable USB-A to Mini USB-B cable 12 V DC Plug Motorized Projection Screen Interactive Pen Connecting Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 28 There are three options available for your computer and projector connections: a use a Mini USB cable b use a LAN cable (need to install the Dell Wireless Application Software) c use WLAN (need to install the Dell Wireless Application...
  • Page 29: Using Your Projector

    Using Your Projector Turning Your Projector On NOTE: Turn on the projector before you turn on the source (computer, DVD player, etc.). The Power button light blinks blue until pressed. Connect the power cord and appropriate signal cables to the projector. For information about connecting the projector, see "Connecting Your Projector"...
  • Page 30: Adjusting The Projected Image

    To power off the projector quickly, press the Power button and hold for 1 second while the projector’s cooling fans are still running. NOTE: Before you turn on the projector again, wait for 60 seconds to allow the internal temperature to stabilize. Disconnect the power cord from the electrical outlet and the projector.
  • Page 31: Adjusting The Projector Focus

    Adjusting the Projector Focus Rotate the focus tab until the image is clear. The projector focuses at distances ranging between 1.60 ft to 2.15 ft ± 0.02 ft (0.489 m to 0.655 m ± 0.6 mm). Focus tab Cleaning the Projector's Mirror Process Turn off the projector power and disconnect the power cord.
  • Page 32: Adjusting Projection Image Size

    Adjusting Projection Image Size S500/S500wi Using Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 33 S500/S500wi Max. 77" 81" 86" 91" 95" 100" (195.58 cm) (205.74 cm) (218.44 cm) (231.14 cm) (241.30 cm) (254.00 cm) Screen (Diagonal) Min. 77" 81" 86" 91" 95" 100" (195.58 cm) (205.74 cm) (218.44 cm) (231.14 cm) (241.30 cm) (254.00 cm) Max.
  • Page 34: Using The Control Panel

    Using the Control Panel IR Receiver Point the remote control towards the IR receiver and press a button. Left / Auto Adjust Press to navigate through the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu items. Press to synchronize the projector to the input source.
  • Page 35 Power Turns the projector on or off. For more information, see "Turning Your Projector On" on page 29 and "Turning Your Projector Off" on page 29. Down / Keystone Press to navigate through the On-Screen Display adjustment (OSD) Menu items. Press to adjust image distortion caused by tilting the projector (+40/-35 degrees).
  • Page 36: Using The Remote Control

    Using the Remote Control Turns the projector on or off. For more Power information, see "Turning Your Projector On" on page 29 and "Turning Your Projector Off" on page 29. Press to confirm the selection. Enter Press to navigate through the On-Screen Display Right (OSD) Menu items.
  • Page 37 Laser Point the remote control at the screen, press and hold the laser button to activate the laser light. WARNING: Do not look at the laser point when it is active. Avoid directing the laser light on your eyes. Aspect Ratio Press to change the aspect ratio of a displayed image.
  • Page 38 16 Left Press to navigate through the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu items. 17 Menu Press to activate the OSD. 18 Mute Press to mute or un-mute the projector speaker. 19 Zoom + Press to increase the image. 20 Zoom - Press to decrease the image.
  • Page 39: Using The Interactive Pen (for S500wi Only)

    Using the Interactive Pen (for S500wi only) Top View Bottom View Replaceable nib Press the nib to draw or write. When the nib is engaged, it works like left clicking your mouse to draw or write. NOTE: • If the nib is engaged, the Pen will switch to Draw mode and the button function will be temporarily disabled.
  • Page 40: Osd Warning Messages - Low Battery

    Left This button acts like the left click button of a mouse. Function Functions available are listed in the OSD Menu "Set function" (see page 70). NOTE: Double-clicking the Function button will act as Undo, if supported by the software. Mini USB charge Allow you use Mini USB cable to charge.
  • Page 41 • When Toggle is selected in the Set Function menu, press the Function button to select Normal/Draw/Stable mode. NOTE: Interactive pen cannot support Windows Mouse property function "Switch primary and secondary buttons". Using Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 42: Using The Wrist Strap (for S500wi Only)

    Using the Wrist Strap (for S500wi only) Please use the wrist strap as a safety precaution in case of loss of grip on the Interactive Pen, and prevent damage to the Interactive Pen, surrounding objects, or injury to other people. Feed the cord on the wrist strap through the connector holder.
  • Page 43: Installing The Remote Control Batteries

    Installing the Remote Control Batteries NOTE: Remove the batteries from the remote control when not in use. Press the tab to lift the battery compartment cover. Check the polarity (+/-) marking on the batteries. Insert the batteries and align their polarity correctly according to the marking in the battery compartment.
  • Page 44: Charging The Interactive Pen Battery (for S500wi Only)

    Always use the included mini USB cable and your computer (or use the Docking Charger) to charge the Interactive Pen. The Docking Charger is not shipped with your projector. You can purchase it on the Dell website at www.dell.com. Using Your Projector...
  • Page 45: Docking Charger Introduction (optional, For S500wi Only)

    Power cord connector NOTE: The Docking Charger is not shipped with your projector. You can purchase the Docking Charger on the Dell website at www.dell.com. LED Indicator on Docking Charger Green LED Solid When the docking charger is switched on, the Green LED will turn solid ON.
  • Page 46 LED Indicator on Interactive Pen Amber LED Solid The Amber LED will turn solid ON during the charge process. Amber LED Off Once battery is fully charged, the LED will turn OFF indicating "Charge Complete". Amber LED If the Amber LED starts FLASHING (0.4sec ON, 0.6sec Flashing OFF, 1sec per flashing cycle), it indicates no charging takes place.
  • Page 47: Charging The Interactive Pen Battery By Docking Charger

    Charging the Interactive Pen Battery by Docking Charger When the Interactive Pen amber battery light start to blink, its internal battery is low (If the battery is fully discharged, you won't be able to turn the Interactive Pen on by pressing its nib, left, right or set function buttons). To charge the battery, you can follow the following steps to install: Connect the power cable to the wall outlet.
  • Page 48 For first time use, it takes at least 4-5 hours to fully charge the battery. A fully charged battery will allow up to 25 hours of non-stop use or up to 4 weeks in standby. CAUTION: If your docking charger cannot charge, contact DELL™. Using Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 49: Operating Range With Remote Control

    Operating Range with Remote Control Operating range Angle ±20° Distance 7 m/22.97 feet Angle Angle NOTE: Actual operating range may slightly differ from the diagram. Weak batteries will also prevent the remote control from properly operating the projector. Using Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 50: Operating Range With Interactive Pen

    Operating Range with Interactive Pen (for S500wi only) Angle Operating range Angle Distance 0° 9 m/29.53 feet 20° 7 m/22.97 feet 45° 5 m/16.4 feet Angle NOTE: • Projector is at 2000 lm brightness, with 100 inches image size, and in Bright mode.
  • Page 51: Using The On-screen Display

    • To exit the OSD, press the Menu button directly on the control panel or the remote control. NOTE: OSD structure and set are the same for the S500 and S500wi models. INPUT SOURCE The Input Source menu allows you to select your projector's input source.
  • Page 52: Auto Adjust

    NOTE: The Multiple Display can be used after the "Wireless/LAN" option is turned on. INPUT SOURCE MULTIPLE DISPLAY The Input Source Multiple Display menu allows you to activate the Wireless Display, USB Display, and USB Viewer. —Press to access the projector's Wireless Guide screen. See IRELESS ISPLAY "Wireless Guide screen"...
  • Page 53: Brightness/contrast

    BRIGHTNESS/CONTRAST The Brightness/Contrast menu allows you adjust the brightness/contrast settings of your projector. —Use to adjust the brightness of the image. RIGHTNESS —Use to adjust the display contrast. ONTRAST VIDEO MODE The Video Mode menu allows you to optimize the display image: Presentation, Bright, Movie, sRGB (provides more accurate color representation), and Custom (set your preferred settings).
  • Page 54: Volume

    VOLUME The Volume menu allows you adjust the volume settings of your projector. —Press to increase the volume and to decrease the volume. OLUME AUDIO INPUT The Audio Input menu allows you to select your audio input source. The options are: Audio-A, Audio-B, HDMI, Wireless/LAN, and Microphone.
  • Page 55 PC M )— Select and press to activate image settings. MAGE ETTINGS The image settings menu provides the following options: — Allows you to adjust the color temperature. The OLOR EMPERATURE screen appears cooler at higher color temperatures and warmer at lower color temperatures.
  • Page 56 RGB C — Allows you to manually adjust the colors red, green, OLOR DJUST and blue. — Allows you to adjust the video source from black and white ATURATION to fully saturated color. Press to increase the amount of color in the image and to decrease the amount of color in the image.
  • Page 57 PC M )— Select and press to activate image settings. ISPLAY ETTINGS The image settings menu provides the following options: — Press to move the image right and to move ORIZONTAL OSITION the image left. — Press to move the image up and to move the ERTICAL OSITION...
  • Page 58 3D D — Select On to start the 3D display function (default is Off). ISPLAY NOTE: 1. When you want to create a 3D experience, you will need a few other components including: Computer/Laptop with a 120 Hz signal output quad-buffered graphics card.
  • Page 59 )— Select and press to activate display ISPLAY ETTINGS IDEO settings. The display settings menu provides the following options: — Allows you to select the aspect ratio to adjust how the SPECT ATIO image appears. Options are: Origin, 16:9, and 4:3. •Origin —...
  • Page 60 2. Enable the 3D function when it satisfies any of the below-mentioned conditions: Computer/Laptop with graphics card, capable of outputting at 120 Hz signal via VGA or HDMI cable. Input a suite of 3D content via Video and S-Video. 3. "3D Display" selection will only be enabled in the "Display Settings of the Advanced Settings"...
  • Page 61 CC2, CC3, and CC4. NOTE: Closed caption option is available for NTSC only. — Default is Dell logo as wallpaper. You can also select TARTUP CREEN Capture Screen option to capture the screen display. The following message appears on the screen.
  • Page 62 Test Pattern 1: Test Pattern 2: — Select and press to reset all settings to its factory ACTORY ESET default. The below warning message appears: Reset items include both computer sources and Video source settings. /LAN S LAN M )— Select and press to activate IRELESS...
  • Page 63 /LAN— Select On to activate the Wireless/LAN function. You IRELESS can also set the Wireless/LAN module to on/off while the projector is in the standby status. — Select and press to activate the Wireless Settings IRELESS ETTINGS menu. See "Wireless/LAN Settings (in Wireless Mode)" on page 64. DHCP—...
  • Page 64 4. If you select Store without pressing the Enter button, the system will keep the original settings. — Press to reset network configuration. ESET /LAN S )— Select and press to activate IRELESS ETTINGS IRELESS wireless settings. The wireless settings menu provides the following options: —...
  • Page 65 After the setup is complete, press the button to exit. 3. After the IP Address, Subnet Mask, Gateway, and DNS is set up, select Store and press button to store the settings. 4. If you select Store without pressing the Enter button, the system will keep the original settings.
  • Page 66 2 If you have entered an incorrect password, you will be given another two chances. After three invalid attempts, the projector will automatically turn off. NOTE: If you forget your password, contact DELL™ or a qualified service personnel. 3 To disable the password function, select the Disable option to close the function.
  • Page 67 —Key in the original password. Then, enter the new HANGE ASSWORD password and confirm the new password again. S500wi Change Password screen S500 Change Password screen — Select and press to activate power settings. The power OWER ETTINGS settings menu provides the following options: Using Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 68 —Press and select the Confirm option to reset the ESET lamp hour. S500 )— Select and press to activate NTERACTIVE ETTINGS WI ONLY Interactive settings.
  • Page 69 1. Ensure that the Interactive Pen is connected. See "Connecting With Your Interactive Pen (for S500wi only)" on page 27. 2. Interactive Pen cannot be used in the following circumstances: In extend mode. When the 3D display function is enabled, and there is a 120 Hz input source connected to the projector.
  • Page 70 —Allows you to set the mouse pause time. This function is LICK PEED only available in Normal mode. The available options are: Fast, Medium, and Low. •Fast — Set the pointer motion freeze time to the minimum amount of time, 0.5 seconds. •Medium —...
  • Page 71 •Pairing Mode — When you select Open, follow the on-screen steps to set your Interactive Pen into the open mode. (This mode can let you use your Interactive Pen with any Dell interactive projector when the pen points to the screen.) •Fixed Mode —...
  • Page 72: Language

    — The information menu displays the current S500 or S500wi NFORMATION projector settings. LANGUAGE Allows you to set the language for the OSD. Press to activate the Language menu. HELP If you encounter problems with your projector, you can access the help menu for troubleshooting.
  • Page 73: Wireless Networking Installation

    802.11b or 802.11g or 802.11n Wi-Fi device) Web browser Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or 7.0 (recommended) or 8.0, Firefox 1.5 or 2.0, and Safari 3.0 and above NOTE: Wireless Networking Installation steps are the same for the S500 and S500wi models. Using Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 74: Enable Wireless On The Projector

    Enable Wireless on the Projector In order to use your projector wirelessly, you need to complete the steps below: Install the optional wireless dongle (Optional in S500). See "Installing the Optional Wireless Dongle" on page 13. NOTE: Wireless dongle embedded for S500wi.
  • Page 75: Install The Wireless Application Software On Your Computer

    The Wireless Guide Screen shown below appears: NOTE: If wireless connection is disabled, then follow these steps to set up: ADVANCED SETTINGS Wireless/LAN Settings Wireless Settings Wireless Connected. The image input source will be automatically switched to wireless screen when wireless option is selected in this step. Take note of the LOGIN CODE, NETWORK NAME (SSID), and IP ADDRESS.
  • Page 76 Connect your computer to the S500 or S500wi wireless network. NOTE: • Your computer must have wireless network function to detect the connection. • When you connect to the S500 or S500wi wireless network, you will lose wireless connectivity with other wireless networks. ® NOTE: Remember to turn off all proxies.
  • Page 77 If the web page does not load automatically, enter the IP address noted from the projector’s screen in the browser’s address bar. The S500 or S500wi Web Management page opens. For first-time use, click Download. Select the appropriate operating system, then click Download.
  • Page 78: S500 Or S500wi Wireless Application Software

    If you are unable to install the application because of inadequate rights on the computer, please contact your network administrator. S500 or S500wi Wireless Application Software Once the installation is complete, the S500 or S500wi Wireless Application software will launch and will search for the projector automatically. The below screen appears:...
  • Page 79 S500 Log in screen S500wi Log in screen NOTE: If the IP Address is not detected, enter the IP Address displayed at the bottom left corner of the screen. Understanding the Buttons After a successful log in, the following menu bar appears on the computer screen.
  • Page 80 Item Description Split 3 Click to project the image in the lower left corner of the screen. Split 4 Click to project the image in the lower right corner of the screen. Stop Click to stop projection. Pause Click to pause projection. Refresh Click to refresh projected image.
  • Page 81 Actuate frame rate could be different depending on factors such as network environment, image content, signal conditions, locations, and CPU performance. Under clean WLAN environment using 802.11g connection, and no screen stretching. Compressed to 1024 x 768 and under 802.11g. NOTE: Your computer will not enter S1 (standby mode) / S3 (sleep mode) / S4 (hibernate mode) when running a wireless, USB Display, or USB Viewer...
  • Page 82: Presentation To Go (ptg) Installation

    32-bit or 64-bit - Office 2003 and Office 2007 NOTE: Presentation to Go (PtG) installation steps are the same for the S500 and S500wi models. In order to use your USB Viewer, you need to complete the steps below: Enable Wireless/LAN function on the projector. See "Wireless/LAN Settings (in LAN Mode)"...
  • Page 83: Ptg Viewer

    PtG Viewer System will stay in this page when ready. Photo Viewer Using Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 84: Ptg/photo Function Introduction

    PtG/Photo Function Introduction Show valid PtG and Photo files which are stored in the USB disk. NOTE: If only one disk is detected, the system will skip this step. PtG Overview Using Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 85: Photo Overview

    Photo Overview NOTE: Supports 14 languages of photo files name format (Languages: English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, and Traditional Chinese). Buttons Introduction Use the up, down and left buttons to navigate and button on your projector's control panel or remote control to select.
  • Page 86: Set Up Ptg Converter - Lite

    Set up PtG Converter - Lite Please follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup. PtG Converter - Lite Application Software Please launch the "PtG Converter - Lite". The below screen appears: Click to start conversion. Select the PowerPoint file you want to convert. Using Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 87 Click Browse button to select the storage location and then press OK. NOTE: If your computer does not have MS PowerPoint installed, file convert will fail. PtG converter only supports up to 20 pages. PtG converter only supports conversion of .ppt files to .PtG files. Using Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 88: Managing The Projector From Web Management

    You can now access Web Management and manage the projector from a remote location. NOTE: Web management and set are the same for the S500 and S500wi models. Home Page • Access the Web Management Home page by entering the projector’s IP address at the web browser.
  • Page 89 Download the Wireless Application Software See also "Wireless Networking Installation" on page 73. Click the Download button of the corresponding operating system of your computer. Using Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 90 Conference Control This allows you to host conference presentations from different sources without using projector cables and lets you control how each presentation will appear on screen. NOTE: Without Conference Play Control, the last user to hit the "Play" button on the application will take control of the full-screen projection.
  • Page 91: Managing Properties

    Managing Properties Admin An administrator password is required to access the Admin page. • Admin Password: Enter the administrator password and then click Login. The default password is "admin". To change the password, see "Change Passwords" on page 96. Using Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 92 System Status Displays the Network Status, Connection Status, and Projector Status information. Using Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 93 Network Status See OSD section on page 62. IP Setup • Choose Obtain an IP address automatically to assign an IP address to the projector automatically, or Use the following IP address to assign an IP address manually. DHCP Server Setup •...
  • Page 94 SSID: Up to maximum length of 32 characters. Encryption: You can Disable WPA key or select one of 64-bit or 128-bit in ASCII or HEX string. Key: If Encryption is enabled, you have to set key value according to the Encryption mode you selected.
  • Page 95 Projection Setup Projection Setup • Resolution: Allows you to select the resolution. Options are: XGA (1024 x 768) and WXGA (1280 x 800). • Login Code: Select how you want the login code to be generated by the projector. There are three options: Disable: Login code will not be required when logging in to the system.
  • Page 96 This page allows you to change the administrator password. • Enter New Password: Enter the new password. • Confirm New Password: Enter the password again and click Apply. NOTE: Contact Dell if you forget your administrator password. Using Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 97 Reset to Default Click the Apply button to restore the wireless/network setup to its factory default settings. Using Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 98 Firmware Update Use the Firmware Update page to update your projector’s wireless firmware. NOTE: Please disable and enable wireless/network using the OSD to restart the network card for the projector after firmware upgrade is successful. To start firmware update, follow these steps: Press Browse to select the file to update.
  • Page 99 Projector Control Panel Projector Information • Projector Status: There are five status: Lamp On, Standby, Power Saving, Cooling, and Warming up. Click the Refresh button to refresh the status and control settings. • Power Saving: Power Saving can be set to Off, 30, 60, 90, or 120 minutes. For more information, see "Power Saving"...
  • Page 100 Image Control • Projector Mode: Allows you to select the projector mode, depending on how the projector is mounted. There are four projection modes: Front Projection-Desktop, Front Projection-Wall Mount, Rear Projection-Desktop, and Rear Projection-Wall Mount. • Source Select: The Source Select menu allows you to select your projector's input source.
  • Page 101 Alert Setting E-mail Alert • E-mail Alert: You can set whether to be notified by email (Enable) or not (Disable). • To/Cc/From: You can enter email address of sender (From) and recipients (To/Cc) to receive notification when an abnormality or warning occurs. •...
  • Page 102 Reboot System Click Reboot to reboot the system. Crestron For Crestron function. Using Your Projector http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 103 FAQS: I would like to remotely access To have the best setting for the browser, please the projector via the Internet. follow the below steps: What is the best setting for the Open Control Panel Internet Options browser? General tab Temporary Internet Files Settings...
  • Page 104 Some SMTP servers will check whether the mail address of "From" correlates with the "User name" and "Password". For example, you use test@dell.com as the mail address in "From". You should also use test@dell.com account information for the User name and the password to log in the SMTP server.
  • Page 105 Programs > McAfee > McAfee Security Center). On the personal firewall plus tab, click View the Internet Applications List. Find and select Dell S500 or S500wi Projector from the list. Right-click on its Permissions column. Select Allow Full Access from the pop-up menu.
  • Page 106 On the General tab, uncheck Don’t allow exceptions. On the Exceptions tab, click the Add Program... button. Find and select Dell S500 or S500wi Projector from the list of programs, then click OK. Click OK to confirm exceptions settings. Zone Alarm Open Zone Alarm Firewall (Start >...
  • Page 107: Make Application Token

    Make Application Token The Application Token lets you perform Plug and Show using a USB token. From the application software, click > Make Application Token. The following screen appears. Click Next. Plug a flash drive into any of the USB ports on your computer. Select the drive from the list, then click Next.
  • Page 108: Troubleshooting Your Projector

    Troubleshooting Your Projector If you experience problems with your projector, see the following troubleshooting tips. If the problem persists, contact Dell™ (see Contacting Dell™ on page 125). Problem Possible Solution No image appears on the • Ensure that you have chosen the correct...
  • Page 109 Press the Auto Adjust button on the incorrectly displayed image remote control or the control panel. If you are using a Dell™ portable computer, set the resolution of the computer to WXGA (1280 x 800): Right-click the unused portion of your ®...
  • Page 110 (continued) (continued) Problem Possible Solution Image is out of focus Adjust the focus ring on the projector lens. Ensure that the projection screen is within the required distance from the projector (1.60 ft [0.489 m] to 2.15 ft [0.655 m] ± 0.02 ft [0.6 mm]).
  • Page 111 Power button for 10 seconds. Please wait for about 5 minutes and try to power up again. If the problem persists, contact Dell™. The OSD does not appear on Try to press the Menu button on the panel for the screen 15 seconds to unlock the OSD.
  • Page 112: Troubleshooting Your Interactive Pen

    2 Menu -> Advanced Settings -> Wireless/Network Settings -> Wireless Settings • When using Wireless or LAN connection, check if Dell Wireless Application Software is connected. (Only support full screen mode output). • Check if Photo sensor is facing towards the screen.
  • Page 113 Cannot select Interactive Check if there is a PC (VGA, HDMI, Wireless and LAN source) input source. Cannot use the Pen in 3D The 3D source is not supported. source. Output signal of 120 Hz is not supported. Cannot use the Pen in Composite Video or S-Video source is not Composite Video or S-Video supported.
  • Page 114: Guiding Signals

    AMBER Unplug the power cord after three AMBER AMBER Flashing minutes and then turn on the projector. If this problem persists, contact Dell. Lamp module Lamp module connection may be connection disrupted. Check the lamp module and AMBER failed ensure that it is properly installed.
  • Page 115: Interactive Pen Led Guiding Signals

    Interactive Pen LED Guiding Signals Indicator PEN Status Description Checking flow and items / times Green color Amber color Normal Mode 1 Pen faces the screen with Solid ON the link. Normal Mode 2 Pen doesn’t faces the screen Flashing 0.02s Will enter Sleep Mode after 3 but with the link.
  • Page 116: Changing The Lamp

    Replace the lamp when the message "Lamp is approaching the end of its useful life in the operation. Replacement suggested! www.dell.com/lamps" appears on the screen. If this problem persists after replacing the lamp, contact Dell™. For more information, see Contacting Dell™on page 125. CAUTION: Use an original lamp to ensure safe and optimal working condition of your projector.
  • Page 117 Lamp Disposal (for the US only) LAMP(S) INSIDE THIS PRODUCT CONTAIN MERCURY AND MUST BE RECYCLED OR DISPOSED OF ACCORDING TO LOCAL, STATE, OR FEDERAL LAWS. FOR MORE INFORMATION, GO TO WWW.DELL.COM/HG OR CONTACT THE ELECTRONIC INDUSTRIES ALLIANCE AT WWW.EIAE.ORG. FOR LAMP-SPECIFIC DISPOSAL INFORMATION, CHECK WWW.LAMPRECYCLE.ORG.
  • Page 118: Specifications

    Specifications Light Valve 0.65" WXGA S450 DMD, DarkChip3™ Brightness 3200 ANSI Lumens (Max.) Contrast Ratio 2300:1 Typical (Full On/Full Off) Uniformity 80% Typical (Japan Standard - JBMA) Number of Pixels 1280 x 800 (WXGA) Displayable Color 1.07 billion colors Color Wheel Speed 1 X for 3D Display Projection Lens F-Stop: F/ 2.71...
  • Page 119 Audio 2 speakers x 5 watt RMS Noise Level 34 dB(A) Normal mode, 31 dB(A) Eco mode Projector Weight 15.6 lb (7.08 kg) ± 0.05 lb Pen Weight 0.13 lb (60 g) (with Li-ion battery) Projector Dimensions 12.9 x 7.5 x 16.6 inches (326.8 x 191 x 420.5 mm) (W x H x D) Interactive Pen Dimensions 0.88 x 0.94 x 6.66 inches (22.46 x 23.79 x 169.17...
  • Page 120 I/O Connectors Power: One AC power socket (3-pin - C14 inlet) VGA input: Two 15-pin D-sub connectors (Blue), VGA-A and VGA-B, for analog RGB/Component input signals. VGA output: One 15-pin D-sub connector (Black) for VGA-A loop through. S-Video input: One standard 4-pin min-DIN S-Video connector for Y/C signal.
  • Page 121 Wireless Dongle Wireless Standard: IEEE802.11b/g/n Wireless: One WiFi USB (type A) connector for supporting wireless dongle (Embedded WiFi, USB interface, S500 is optional). OS environment: Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000, MAC OS X Support: Presentation slides and projector control. Allow connection up to 30 users at the same time.
  • Page 122 Example: Power ON Command (Send low byte firstly) --> 0xBE, 0xEF, 0x10, 0x05, 0x00, 0xC6, 0xFF, 0x11, 0x11, 0x01, 0x00, 0x01 • Control Commands List To view the latest RS232 code, go to the Dell Support site at: Support.dell.com. Specifications http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 123 Compatibility Modes (Analog/Digital) Hsync Frequency Resolution Refresh Rate (Hz) Pixel Clock (MHz) (KHz) 640 x 350 70.087 31.469 25.175 640 x 480 59.940 31.469 25.175 640 x 480 p60 59.940 31.469 25.175 720 x 480 p60 59.940 31.469 27.000 720 x 576 p50 50.000 31.250 27.000...
  • Page 124 800 x 600 119.972 76.302 73.250 1024 x 768 119.989 97.551 115.500 1280 x 720 120.000 101.563 146.250 Specifications http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 125: Contacting Dell

    Dell product catalog. Dell™ provides several online and telephone-based support and service options. Availability varies by country and product, and some services may not be available in your area. To contact Dell for sales, technical support, or customer service issues: Visit Support.dell.com.
  • Page 126: Contacting Einstruction

    Email: Techsupport@einstruction.com International eInstruction Software Technical Support, EMEA Phone: +33 1 58 31 1065 Email: EU.Support@einstruction.com Web-based Technical Support is available at: www.einstruction.com (in US) www.einstruction.de (in Germany) www.einstruction.fr (in France) www.einstruction.it (in Italy) www.einstruction.es (in Spain) Contacting Dell http://www.pureglare.com.au...
  • Page 127: Appendix: Glossary

    Appendix: Glossary ANSI Lumens — A standard for measuring the brightness. It is calculated by dividing a square meter image into nine equal rectangles, measuring the lux (or brightness) reading at the center of each rectangle, and averaging these nine points.
  • Page 128 dB — decibel — A unit used to express relative difference in power or intensity, usually between two acoustic or electric signals, equal to ten times the common logarithm of the ratio of the two levels. Diagonal Screen — A method of measuring the size of a screen or a projected image.
  • Page 129 Minimum Distance — The closest position that a projector can focus an image onto a screen. NTSC — National Television Standards Committee. North American standard for video and broadcasting, with a video format of 525 lines at 30 frames per second. PAL —...
  • Page 130 Index USB to USB cable 15 USB-A to USB-B cable 18 Adjusting the Projected Image 30 VGA to VGA cable 15 Adjusting the Projector Height VGA to YPbPr cable 22 Connecting with your Interactive lower the projector Tilt adjustment wheel 30 12 V DC Plug 27 Adjusting the Projector Zoom and Interactive Pen 27...
  • Page 131 VGA-A output (monitor ADVANCED SETTINGS 54 loop-through) 12 AUDIO INPUT 54 VGA-B input (D-sub) connector AUTO ADJUST 52 BRIGHTNESS/CONTRAST 53 HELP 72 Contact Dell 7 INPUT SOURCE 51 Control Panel 34 INPUT SOURCE MULTIPLE DISPLAY 52 LANGUAGE 72 Main Menu 51 Dell...
  • Page 132 Power Consumption 118 Power Supply 118 Projection Distance 118 Projection Lens 118 Projection Screen Size 118 RS232 Protocol 122 Uniformity 118 Video Compatibility 118 Weight 119 support contacting Dell 125 telephone numbers 125 Troubleshooting 108 Contact Dell 108 Index http://www.pureglare.com.au...

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