Epson PowerLite 1810p User Manual

Epson powerlite 1810p: user guide
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Projector Parts

Control panel
Lamp cover
Air exhaust vent
Audio input ports
out port
input ports
out port
Video input port
Power inlet
Rear adjustable foot


Type of display
Poly-silicon TFT active matrix
(native format)
Full color, 16.8 million colors
3,500 lumens (high brightness)
2,700 lumens (low brightness)
Contrast ratio
Image size
30 to 300 inches (0.8 to 7.6 meters)
2.7 to 48.2 feet (0.8 to 14.7 meters)
(1815p only)
Zoom ring
Focus ring
A/V mute slide
Foot adjust lever
USB port type B
Network port (1815p only)
USB port type A
(1815p only)
Audio input ports
Remote receiver
768 pixels (XGA)
Front, rear, upside-down (ceiling mount)
5 W monaural
sound system
Optical aspect
4:3 (horizontal:vertical)
(supports 16:9)
Zoom ratio
Noise level
32 dB (low brightness)
37 dB (high brightness)
±30° vertical (automatic)
±45° vertical (manual)
±45° vertical (Quick Setup)
±25° horizontal (manual/Quick Setup)
Supports USB (type B)
Projection Lamp
UHE (Ultra High Efficiency)
210 W
Lamp life
Approx. 3,000 hours (low brightness)
Approx, 2,500 hours (high brightness)
Part number
Remote Control
20 feet (6 meters)
Batteries (2)
Alkaline AAA
3.4 inches (86 mm), feet retracted
13.6 inches (345 mm)
10.1 inches (257 mm)
PowerLite 1810p: 6.5 lb (2.9 kg)
PowerLite 1815p: 6.9 lb (3.1 kg)
Rated frequency
50/60 Hz AC
Power supply
100 to 120 VAC, 3.4A
200 to 240 VAC, 1.5 A
Power consumption
100 to 120 VAC, 306 W
220 to 240 VAC, 286 W
(network off):
100 to 120 VAC, 2.6 W
220 to 240 VAC, 4.6 W
PowerLite 1810p/1815p
PowerLite 1810p/1815p



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  • Page 1: Projector Parts

    Alkaline AAA 3.4 inches (86 mm), feet retracted 13.6 inches (345 mm) 10.1 inches (257 mm) PowerLite 1810p: 6.5 lb (2.9 kg) PowerLite 1815p: 6.9 lb (3.1 kg) 50/60 Hz AC 100 to 120 VAC, 3.4A 200 to 240 VAC, 1.5 A...
  • Page 2: Safety And Approvals

    (vertical frequency) that is compatible with the projector. Some images are automatically resized using Epson’s SizeWize technology to display in the projector’s native format (XGA). The frequencies of some computers may not allow images to display correctly;...
  • Page 3: Turning On And Off The Projector

    2. Plug one end of the power cable into the projector, and the other end into an electrical outlet. light turns orange. Power Power Screen light 3. Press the P Power of the projector. 3/08 PowerLite 1810p/1815p button on the remote control or on top PowerLite 1810p/1815p...
  • Page 4: Using The Direct Power On Function

    PowerLite 1810p/1815p The projector beeps once and the Power as the projector warms up, then an image begins to appear. When the light stops flashing and remains green, the Power projector is ready for use. 4. If you are prompted to enter a password, see page 9.
  • Page 5: Focusing And Zooming The Image

    45° angle to the screen (vertically) and 20° (horizontally). 1. Press the panel. You see a projected message: 3/08 PowerLite 1810p/1815p Focus Zoom buttons on the remote control to zoom in on a portion button on the projector’s control Quick Setup...
  • Page 6 PowerLite 1810p/1815p 2. Aim the projector so the message appears near the middle of the screen. Then use the zoom ring to enlarge the image so the white frame (not shown above) extends beyond the edges of the screen on all sides.
  • Page 7: Using The Remote Control

    After you select a source, the screen goes dark for a moment before the image appears. 3/08 PowerLite 1810p/1815p For vivid TV images projected in a bright room : Projects accurate colors on a green chalkboard For manual color adjustment...
  • Page 8 PowerLite 1810p/1815p Turning Off the Picture and Sound You can temporarily turn off the image and sound when you want to redirect your audience’s attention. There are two ways to do this: ❏ Press the button on the remote control. This A/V Mute turns the image off and stops the sound.
  • Page 9: Using The Projector Security Features

    If you enter an incorrect password 30 times in succession, the projector remains locked and you must contact Epson to unlock it. If you have forgotten the password, contact Epson with the request code number that appears in the Password screen for assistance.
  • Page 10: Connecting To A Computer

    Network” on page 17. Otherwise, continue with the next section. Note: Use only the Epson 802.11a/b/g wireless module in the projector. If you see a message asking you to insert a LAN or memory card, check to make sure your 802.11 a/b/g module is properly inserted.
  • Page 11: Using Ad Hoc Mode

    Go to “Configuring the Network Settings for Windows” in the next section, or “Configuring the Network Settings for Macintosh” on page 12. 3/08 PowerLite 1810p/1815p is selected for the Connection mode. If Quick pointer button on the remote control to , then press to select it.
  • Page 12 PowerLite 1810p/1815p Configuring the Network Settings for Windows Before connecting to the projector, you need to make sure the settings for your notebook’s or PC’s network card match the settings you entered for the projector. 1. Access your wireless network Properties window. For example, in Windows XP you would click Panel >...
  • Page 13: Using Access Point Mode

    Enter and press Network 7. If your access point assigns IP addresses automatically, turn Enter following information: 3/08 PowerLite 1810p/1815p and press . You see this screen: Wireless LAN Enter is selected for the Connection mode. Advanced pointer button on the remote control to , then press to select it.
  • Page 14 PowerLite 1810p/1815p ❏ : Enter the IP address you want to assign to IP address the projector. It must be formatted like other addresses on the network. The last octet should be unique. ❏ : For example:, but this Subnet mask depends on how your network is set up.
  • Page 15 See the documentation for your adapter for more Obtain an IP information. Use the 3/08 PowerLite 1810p/1815p tab. (If you don’t see this tab, Wireless Networks to access the device settings; then follow Configure and type the name of your access point.
  • Page 16 PowerLite 1810p/1815p Checking the Gateway IP Address on Windows If you’re entering IP addresses manually and need to find out the gateway IP address (the IP address of your access point), make sure the wireless connection to the access point is currently active, as described in the previous section.
  • Page 17: Projecting Over A Network

    If you don’t see your projector listed, see “Solving Connection Problems” on page 18. If you have additional from the Start Epson projectors on the network, they are also listed along with their status. icon in 5. Once the name of your projector appears, select it and click...
  • Page 18: Solving Connection Problems

    PowerLite 1810p/1815p 6. If you set up the projector to prompt you for a keyword before connecting, you see a screen like this one: Type in the four-digit number displayed on the EasyMP Network screen and click 7. Once the connection is established, you see your computer’s...
  • Page 19: Using Emp Monitor

    Opening and Closing EMP Monitor To start EMP Monitor, click Programs > EPSON Projector > EMP Monitor 3/08 PowerLite 1810p/1815p on the EMP NS Connection dialog Extension on the extension dialog box.
  • Page 20: Registering A Projector

    PowerLite 1810p/1815p If you’ve added the program to the Startup programs folder, then it may already be open. If so, click the icon in the system tray on the lower-right corner of your screen to display the EMP Monitor window:...
  • Page 21: Monitoring Your Projectors

    EMP Monitor screen. Group status icons Type status icons . You see Cancel 3/08 PowerLite 1810p/1815p . The following tables describe the Property No warnings or problems. All projectors in the group are operating normally. Warning or problem. A projector in the group has a warning or problem.
  • Page 22 High internal temperature error. The projector is turned off automatically. Internal (system) error. Contact Epson for help. Fan error. Contact Epson for help. Sensor error. Contact Epson for help. Other error. Contact Epson for help.
  • Page 23: What To Do When The Lights Flash

    Green Flashing orange Flashing orange 3/08 PowerLite 1810p/1815p Temperature light Description The projector is in sleep or standby 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.
  • Page 24: Cleaning The Projector Case

    Clean them or replace the air filter. If the projector continues to overheat after you clean the air filter, the problem may be caused by damage to the cooling fan or temperature sensor. Contact Epson for help. Flashing There is a problem with the fan or temperature sensor.
  • Page 25: Replacing The Lamp And Air Filter

    Note: When you get a replacement lamp for your projector, you should replace the filter. Turn off this product when not in use to prolong the life of the projector. 3/08 PowerLite 1810p/1815p Loosen, but don’t remove these screws PowerLite 1810p/1815p...
  • Page 26: Related Documentation

    Component video cable (VGA-to-RCA) S-Video cable Distribution amplifier Image presentation camera (ELPDC05) You can purchase these accessories from an Epson authorized reseller. To find the nearest reseller, call 800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766). To purchase online, visit (U.S. sales) or (Canadian sales).

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