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Epson PowerLite 825 Operation Manual

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Operation Guide
Multimedia Projector
PowerLite 825
PowerLite 85


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    ® EasyMP Operation Guide Multimedia Projector ® PowerLite 826W PowerLite 825 PowerLite 85...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Introduction Making effective use of your projector ......6 Sending Images Via a Network (EMP NS Connection) ..... 6 Monitor, configure, and control the projector from a remote location .

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    Displaying Web Control ..........44 Entering the IP address of the projector....... 44 Projector Setup .

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    Problems concerning monitoring and control ......66 Mail is not sent even if a problem occurs in the projector....66 System Requirements .

  • Page 5: Introduction

    Introduction This chapter provides information on functions that allow you to use your projector more effectively.

  • Page 6: Making Effective Use Of Your Projector

    You can hold efficient meetings and presentations by connecting the projector to a network. • Smooth progress If the projector is connected to a network, you can share the projector from computers on the network. When projecting data from different computers during a meeting or presentation, you can progress smoothly without changing the signal cable between each computer.

  • Page 7: Connect A Usb Cable To Your Computer And Project Images From The Computer Screen (usb Display)

    Wireless Connection USB Key Using the optional Quick Wireless Connection USB Key and Wireless LAN unit, you can quickly connect one projector to one computer for projection. See your User’s Guide for more information. Not compatible with the "Network Projector" function which is a...

  • Page 8: Installing The Software

    Make sure you are using EMP NS Connection Ver. 2.51. If you are using an older version, it may not be able to connect to the projector correctly. Make sure you install EMP NS Connection Ver. 2.51 from the "EPSON Projector Software for Meeting & Monitoring" CD-ROM supplied with your projector.

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    Installing the Software Double-click the "Installer for Mac OS X" icon in the EPSON window. Installation starts. Click "Exit" to complete the installation. • When installation does not start automatically (Windows only) Select Start - Run, and in the Run dialog box, type the letter for your CD-ROM drive followed by :\EPsetup.exe and then click OK.

  • Page 10: Connecting With Emp Ns Connection

    Connecting with EMP NS Connection This section explains how to connect the computer and the projector via a network in Advanced Connection Mode, and the procedure for projecting images of your computer screen with the projector.

  • Page 11: Emp Ns Connection Summary

    EMP NS Connection Summary EMP NS Connection Summary There are two methods of connecting a computer and the projector via a network by using EMP NS Connection. Two Connection Modes and their Main Functions Advanced Connection Mode Advanced Connection Mode is an infrastructure connection, and connects to an existing network system via a network cable.

  • Page 12: Steps For Connecting In Advanced Connection Mode

    1. Install EMP NS Connection on the computer to be connected. s 2. Make sure your computer is connected to the network. s 3. Select network settings on the projector and connect it to the network. See your User’s Guide for more information.

  • Page 13: Preparing To Connect

    Preparing to Connect Preparing to Connect Use the following procedure to prepare the computer and the projector for connection. Preparing the Computer For Windows If you are connecting the computer to the network wirelessly, select the computer’s network settings by using the utility software supplied with your wireless LAN adapter.

  • Page 14: Connecting To A Projector On A Network And Projecting

    You see the similar screens even when using Macintosh. Procedure Start EMP NS Connection. For Windows Select Start - Programs (or All Programs) - EPSON Projector - EMP NS Connection. For Macintosh Double-click the Applications folder of the hard drive volume in which EMP NS Connection is installed, and then double-click the EMP NS Connection icon.

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    When the connection is complete, the computer screen is project- ed. The following EMP NS Connection toolbar is displayed on the computer screen. You can use this toolbar to operate the projector and make settings, and to disconnect the network connection. For details on using the toolbar, see the following section.

  • Page 16: Using The Connection Screen

    In Advanced Connection Mode, you can search for available projectors on the network system that the computer is connected to. In Quick Connection Mode, you can search for the projector based on the SSID. Manual search In Advanced Connection Mode, you can search for a projector based on a specified IP address or Projector name.

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    EMP NS Connection Troubleshooting screen. Connect Connect to the projector you selected from the search results list. When a connection is made with a projector, a toolbar is displayed. Set options You can make general setting options such as the processing method when EMP NS Connection starts.

  • Page 18: Using The Toolbar

    Using the toolbar The toolbar is displayed on the computer screen after EMP NS Connection starts and a connection is made with the projector. You can use this toolbar to operate and make settings for the projector. Select target projector...

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    Connecting to a Projector on a Network and Projecting Stop Stops projection while connected to the projector. A black screen is projected while stopped. Audio does not stop. To stop the audio, or to display a User's Logo while projection is stopped, use the A/V Mute function.

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    Connecting to a Projector on a Network and Projecting Screen Preview Displays the multi-screen preview screen. Click to display a preview with the settings you have made. Click the displays to enlarge each Screen Preview to full-screen. Set options Transmission performance during the transfer of computer images can be adjusted.

  • Page 21: Emp Ns Connection Useful Functions

    EMP NS Connection Useful Functions This chapter explains those functions that may be useful in a meeting or presentation, such as the function which allows you to send images to multiple projectors from a single computer (Multi-Screen Display).

  • Page 22: Projecting Only A Powerpoint Slide Show (presentation Mode)

    In Presentation Mode, the images are only displayed when performing a PowerPoint Slide Show on a computer. When you stop Slide Show, the projector displays a black screen. This is useful when you only want to display the Slide Show.

  • Page 23: Using Multi-screen Display

    Multi-screen display mode allows you to project different images from multiple projectors that are connected to a single computer. With Windows, multiple virtual displays can be set in the computer, and each image can be projected by the projector. This function is not available with Windows Vista due to restrictions in the Windows Vista specifications.

  • Page 24: Example Of Adjusting The Virtual Display

    Using Multi-Screen Display Example of Adjusting the Virtual Display By arranging the virtual display allocation, you can project only the image that you want to show or project different images from left to right in a presentation. Arrangement example 1 A Actual monitor PowerPoint file image...

  • Page 25: Procedure Before Using The Multi-screen Display Function

    Connection. • Those users who are using Macintosh computers. Procedure Start Windows on the computer, then select "Start" - "Programs" (or All Programs) - EPSON Projector - Add-Remove EPSON Virtual Display. The Add-Remove EPSON Virtual Display screen is displayed. p.30 Select the virtual display you want to use.

  • Page 26: Adjust The Virtual Display

    Guide for more information. Procedure For Windows Select "Start" - "Programs" (or All Programs) - "EPSON Projector" - EMP NS Connection to start EMP NS Connection. Select the "Use multi-display" check box. Display layout and Display properties are added at the bottom of...

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    Using Multi-Screen Display Click "Display properties". The Display Properties screen will be displayed. Click the "Settings" tab. Drag the displayed monitor icon and place it where desired. Here, the actual monitor (1) is placed on the left, while the virtual monitor (3) is placed on the right.

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    Using Multi-Screen Display • For Screen Resolution settings, see the following. s When the monitor icon is arranged, a virtual display is connected as the image like below. Click the "OK" button. The Display Properties screen closes. Next, allocate the images you want to project. s For Macintosh Start EMP NS Connection.

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    Using Multi-Screen Display Click "Display preferences". The display setting screen is displayed. Click "Arrangement". De-select "Mirror Displays".

  • Page 30: Allocating The Image To Be Projected

    Excel window appears on the virtual display on the right. Projecting the allocated images This section explains the virtual display for arrangement example 1. p.24 Procedure Select the number of the virtual display to allocate on the Display, and set which image to be projected from which projector.

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    When you are not using a virtual display, clear the check mark against the virtual display under Add-Remove EPSON Virtual Display, such that the mouse pointer cannot be moved outside the limits of the screen. To subsequently use multi-display again, place a check mark against the required display under Add-Remove EPSON Virtual Display.

  • Page 32: Connecting To A Projector On A Different Subnet

    Connecting to a Projector on a Different Subnet This chapter explains how to connect a computer to a projector on a different sub-net via a Wired LAN or a wireless LAN access point on an existing network system.

  • Page 33: Connecting To A Projector On A Different Subnet

    Profile whenever you subsequently want to search for a projector on a different subnet. s p.35 If a search fails to find a projector, the most likely causes are as follows. Proceed as appropriate, depending on the cause of the failure. For both Windows and Macintosh •...

  • Page 34: Specifying Either An Ip Address Or Projector Name And Performing A Search (advanced Connection Mode Only)

    Specifying Either an IP Address or Projector Name and Performing a Search (Advanced Connection Mode Only) Specifying Either an IP Address or Projector Name and Performing a Search (Advanced Connection Mode Only) In the following explanations, unless otherwise noted, Windows screen shots are used.

  • Page 35: Performing A Search With A Profile

    Performing a Search with a Profile Performing a Search with a Profile You can save a search for a frequently used projector as a Profile. A Profile is a file containing all of the information pertaining to a given projector, such as the Projector Name, its IP Address, and SSID. By specifying the profile each time you perform a search, there is no need to enter IP Address or Projector Name.

  • Page 36: Searching By Specifying A Profile

    Performing a Search with a Profile Enter a Profile name and then click "Add". Projector information is registered in the Profile. If you have previously saved a Profile, you are prompted to confirm whether that Profile can be overwritten. To save a Profile with a dif- ferent name, select Save as.

  • Page 37: Managing A Profile

    Click "Profile" on the EMP NS Connection projector selection screen. If no Profile is registered, you cannot select Profile. From the menu that is displayed, select the projector you want to connect to. The search results are displayed on the EMP NS Connection pro- jector selection screen.

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    Used when you want to read and use an exported Profile. Item Function You can display the projector information registered in the Profile. You can delete the information for the selected projector. When all projector information is deleted, the profile is also deleted.

  • Page 39: Setting The Emp Ns Connection Operation

    Setting the EMP NS Connection Operation You can make setting options such as the processing method when EMP NS Connection starts.

  • Page 40: Using Set Options

    OK to close the Set options screen. General settings Tab Use full-screen Not enabled on this projector. video transfer Encrypt communi- Select to Encrypt and transmit data. Even if data is intercepted, it cannot be decrypted.

  • Page 41: Adjust Performance Tab

    Using Set options Search method on Select from the following projector search methods executed when EMP NS Connection is startup started. Automatic search on startup Specify search method after startup Search with the last network configuration Edit profile The Edit profile dialog box is displayed. s...

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    Set whether or not to transfer a layered window. The layered window is in use when contents such as messages displayed on the computer are not projected by the projector. Select this checkbox to project contents such as messages that use the layered window.

  • Page 43: Using A Computer To Set Up, Monitor And Control Projectors

    Using a Computer to Set Up, Monitor and Control Projectors This chapter explains how to use a computer that is connected to the network to change projector settings and to control the projector.

  • Page 44: Changing Settings Using A Web Browser (web Control)

    Changing Settings Using a Web Browser (Web Control) Changing Settings Using a Web Browser (Web Control) You can set up and control the projector from a computer by using the Web browser of a computer that is connected to the projector via a network.

  • Page 45: Items That Can Only Be Set In The Web Browser

    Changing Settings Using a Web Browser (Web Control) Items that can only be set in the Web browser The following items can be set only in a Web browser. • SNMP Community Name • WEP Authentication Method (Open/Shared)

  • Page 46: Using The Mail Notification Function To Report Problems

    • If a projector develops a critical problem and suddenly stops working, it may not be able to send a message notifying an operator of the problem.

  • Page 47: Management Using Snmp

    By setting SNMP from the projector's configuration menu, notification messages are sent to preset e-mail addresses when a problem or warning occurs with a projector. This is useful when controlling projectors collectively at a point distant from them. See your User’s Guide for more information.

  • Page 48: Presentations Using Slideshow

    Presentations Using Slideshow This chapter explains how to project image files stored on USB devices directly from the projector as a Slideshow.

  • Page 49: Files That Can Be Projected Using Slideshow

    • When using a USB hard disk, we recommend using an AC adapter power supply. • The projector does not support media formatted on some file systems. If you have trouble with projecting, use media formatted under Windows. • Format the media using the FAT16/32 file system.

  • Page 50: Slideshow Basic Operations

    Press the [USB] button on the remote control or the [Source Search] button on the projector’s control panel. When a USB storage device is connected to the projector, Slideshow starts. See your User’s Guide for more information on connecting a USB storage device.

  • Page 51: Rotating The Image

    Slideshow Basic Operations If all files and folders cannot be displayed at the same time in the current window, press the [u] button on the remote control or move the cursor to the Next page button and press the [Enter] button. To return to the previous screen, press the [d] button, or position the cursor on the Previous page button and press the [Enter] button.

  • Page 52: Projecting Image Files

    Projecting Image Files Projecting Image Files Image files from a digital camera and image files stored on a USB storage device can be projected using Slideshow by either of the following two methods. • Projecting selected image files This is a function for projecting single files. •...

  • Page 53: Projecting All Image Files In A Folder In Sequence (slideshow)

    Projecting Image Files The following operation returns you to the file list. • While projecting still images: Press the [Esc] button. Projecting all Image Files in a Folder in Sequence (Slideshow) You can project the image files in a folder in sequence, one at a time. This function is called Slideshow.

  • Page 54: Setting Image Display Conditions

    Setting Image Display Conditions Setting Image Display Conditions You can set the display condition for the Play Slideshow function. Procedure Press the [ ], [ ], [ ], or [ ] buttons or the [w], [v], [a], or [b] buttons on the Control panel to position the cursor over the folder where you want to set display conditions, then press the [Esc] button.

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  • Page 56: Connection Limitations

    Connection Number You can connect up to four projectors to one computer and project simultaneously. You cannot connect multiple computers to one projector simultaneously. Others • If the transmission speed of the Wireless LAN is low, the network might be cut off unexpectedly.

  • Page 57: When Using Windows Vista

    Connection toolbar is disabled, it should not be displayed on the computer screen, however the toolbar is projected. • A few minutes after you connect a computer to the projector over a network with EMP NS Connection, the following message is displayed.

  • Page 58: Troubleshooting

    "When a connection is made using EMP NS Connection, the projected image remains as is, and a connection cannot be made from another computer." p.59 "The projector is not found when EMP NS Connection is started." p.60 "Cannot connect in Advanced Connection Mode or Wired LAN connection"...

  • Page 59: Problems Concerning Network Functions

    Remedy You are using an old version of EMP NS Connection. A connection cannot be made. Install the current version from the EPSON Projector Software for Meeting & Monitoring CD-ROM supplied with the projector. Remedy...

  • Page 60: The Projector Is Not Found When Emp Ns Connection Is Started

    Set options - Switch LAN. s Enable the Wireless LAN. Sometimes interference prevents the projector from being found in a search. Check for any obstacles between the access point and the computer or projector, and change their position to lessen potential interference.

  • Page 61: Cannot Connect In Advanced Connection Mode Or Wired Lan Connection

    Address for the access point and the projector set correctly? Are the access point and the projector's subnet different? Select Manual search from EMP NS Connection, specify the IP address, and connect. The Slide show cannot be displayed on the desired display when the multi-screen display function is being executed.

  • Page 62: Applications Are No Longer Displayed From The Computer Screen When The Multi-screen Display Function Is Executed

    Is Wireless LAN 802.11g/b being used in Quick Connection Mode? Remedy When EPSON Virtual Display is installed, another application sometimes runs on the virtual display. In this case, set EPSON Virtual Display to "Off" at "Screen properties". Remedy The mouse cursor was moved onto the virtual display. When the virtual display checkbox is cleared on the Add-Remove EPSON Virtual Display screen, the mouse pointer returns to the screen display area.

  • Page 63: When A Connection Is Made Using Emp Ns Connection, A Powerpoint Slide Show Cannot Be Started

    Try to connect again. If it still does not connect, check the network settings on the computer and the network settings for the projector. For details on the network settings to be made on the projector, see your User’s Guide. Check the Projector keyword displayed on the LAN standby screen, and enter the Projector keyword.

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    Remedy You tried to connect to a projector that is connected to another computer. When the Yes button is clicked, it connects to the projector. The connection between the projector and the other computer is cut off. When the No button is clicked, it does not connect to the projector.

  • Page 65: Network Settings Are Not Restored After Cutting The Connection To The Computer With Emp Ns Connection

    Check that the optional Wireless LAN unit is securely connected. Turn on your projector. First store the projector information in the USB Key, then connect the USB Key to your computer. Connect the USB Key to the computer. If the USB Key is already connected, disconnect once and then reconnect it.

  • Page 66: Problem With Quick Wireless Connection Usb Key (when Using The Optional Quick Wireless Connection Usb Key)

    Standby Mode from the configuration menu. See your User’s Guide for more information. When the projector comes to a sudden stop, mail cannot be sent. If, after checking the projector, the abnormal state continues, contact Epson. See your User’s Guide for more information.

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    Troubleshooting Check Is the network cable connected correctly? For Wired LAN Remedy Check that the network cable is connected correctly. Reconnect it if it is not connected or not connected properly.

  • Page 68: System Requirements

    System Requirements System Requirements The software supplied with the projector or the optional accessories runs on computers that meet the following requirements. EMP NS Connection Windows 2000 SP4/XP/XP SP1/XP SP2/XP SP3/Vista/Vista SP1 Mac OS X 10.3 or later Recommended: Mac OS X 10.5.1 or later, 10.4.11/10.3.9...

  • Page 69: General Notes

    Neither is any liability assumed for damages resulting from the use of the information contained herein. Neither Seiko Epson Corporation nor its affiliates shall be liable to the purchaser of this product or third parties for damages, losses, costs, or...

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