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Epson PowerLite 740c Projector
3. Press the P
button on top of the projector or on the
Power
remote control.
Projector
The projector beeps once and the P
green as the projector warms up, then an image begins to
appear. When the P
Power
green, the projector is ready for use.
Warning:
Never look into the lens when the lamp is on. This can damage
your eyes, and is especially dangerous for children.
If you've connected a Windows
projector, you may see a New Hardware Wizard saying
your computer has found a plug-and-play monitor; if so,
click
.
Cancel
If you don't see the image you want, press the
button on the projector or the
Search
the remote control until you see the image you want to
project.
If you are prompted to enter a password, see "Starting the
Projector with a Password" on page 10.
Note:
You can also use the Source buttons on the remote control to
switch between devices connected to the ports identified on each
button. For details, see page 5.
If a projected image fails to appear, see "What To Do If You See
a Blank Screen" in the next column.
When you're done with your presentation, shut down the
projector as described on page 7. Shutting down the projector
correctly prevents premature lamp failure and possible damage
from overheating.
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Epson PowerLite 740c Projector
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Power button
Remote control
light flashes
Power
light stops flashing and remains
®
-based computer to the
Source
button on
Search

What To Do If You See a Blank Screen

If you see a blank screen or the
on your computer or video source, try the following:
Make sure the cables are connected correctly.
Make sure the P
the lens cover is off.
Press the
Source Search
button on the remote control repeatedly until you
Search
see the image you want to project. See page 5 for more
information about selecting the image source.
If you're using a Windows computer:
Hold down the
Fn
you display on an external monitor. It may have an icon such
as
or it may be labelled
for the projector to sync up after pressing it. Check your
computer's manual or online help for details.
On most systems, the
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 Macintosh
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
click
.
Displays
2. Select
VGA Display
, and make sure
Arrangement
If you're using a Macintosh with OS 8.6 to 9.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
or
Monitors
Monitors and Sound
2. Click the
Arrange
3. Drag one monitor icon on top of the other.
If the
option isn't available, try selecting one of the
Arrange
Simulscan resolution settings. Click the
necessary, and then select a
seconds for the projector to sync up after making the selection.)
8/04
message after turning
No Signal
light is green and not flashing and
Power
button on the projector or the
key and press the function key that lets
. Allow a few seconds
CRT/LCD
or
key lets you toggle
CRT/LCD
®
with OS X:
System Preferences
or
, click
Color LCD
Arrange
Mirror Displays
Control Panels
.
icon.
Monitor
resolution. (Allow a few
Simulscan
, then
or
is checked.
, then click
icon, if

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