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  • Page 1 PowerLite Presenter ® User’s Guide...
  • Page 2: Copyright Notice

    Epson product. Epson is not responsible for any use of this information as applied to other products. Neither Seiko Epson Corporation nor its affiliates shall be liable to the purchaser of this product or third parties for damages, losses, costs, or expenses incurred by purchaser or third parties as a result of: accident, misuse, or abuse of this product or unauthorized modifications, repairs, or alterations to this product, or (excluding the U.S.) failure to...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Welcome Registration and Warranty Optional Accessories About This Manual PowerLite Presenter Parts and Controls Important Safety Instructions Unpacking and Setting Up Unpacking Choosing a Location Setting Up PowerLite Presenter Turning the Projector Off Playing DVDs Starting a DVD Adjusting the Picture...
  • Page 4 Listening with Headphones Connecting a Microphone Using PowerLite Presenter with Other Equipment Viewing Video from External Devices Connecting a USB Device Playing Projector Audio Through an External Audio System Connecting a Computer or Laptop Connecting to the USB Port Connecting to the PC Port...
  • Page 5 Setting Video and Other Options Viewing Status Information and Resetting the Lamp Timer Caring for Your PowerLite Presenter Protecting PowerLite Presenter Cleaning the Lens Cleaning the Case Cleaning and Replacing the Air Filter Replacing the Lamp Resetting the Lamp Timer...
  • Page 6: Welcome

    Instead, Epson will ship you a replacement unit anywhere in the United States or Canada. See the brochure included with your projector for details.
  • Page 7: Optional Accessories

    (U.S. sales) or About This Manual See the Quick Setup sheet to set up your PowerLite Presenter and start using it. This book contains information on using all the features of PowerLite Presenter, troubleshooting tips, and specifications. Please follow these guidelines as you read through the manual: Warnings: Must be followed carefully to avoid bodily injury.
  • Page 8: Powerlite Presenter Parts And Controls

    PowerLite Presenter Parts and Controls Front View A/V mute/ Lens cover slide Lens cover Foot adjustment lever Adjustable foot Disc slot Back View Video port HDMI port Computer port Speaker Component video ports Mic input port Power inlet Welcome Eject...
  • Page 9: Top View

    Temperature warning light Project from external equipment Lamp cover Access Setup menu (DVD settings) Play/Pause Stop Control Access Visual volume Setup menu (projector settings) Access DVD menu (chapter selection, etc.) Select menu settings Return to previous menu Welcome...
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    Remote Control Open menus/functions assigned by user Project from external equipment Adjust picture for different lighting Fix image shape (if PowerLite Presenter is tilted) Welcome Turn PowerLite Function/numerics Presenter toggle switch on or off Note: The remote control buttons can glow in the dark.
  • Page 11: Important Safety Instructions

    ■ The lamp is fragile and can easily break. If the lamp breaks, handle the projector with extreme care to avoid injury from broken glass, and contact Epson to replace the lamp. ■ Do not use the lamp after the lamp replacement period has elapsed, because the possibility of lamp breakage increases.
  • Page 12 ■ Do not bring your face close to the projector while it is in use, to prevent burns from hot air leaving the exhaust vent, and to prevent inhaling or contact with the gases inside the lamp if it breaks.
  • Page 13 projector;...
  • Page 14 Avoid projecting a high-contrast still image for more than 15 minutes to prevent burn-in. If this happens, project a bright screen until the burn-in disappears (from 30 to 60 minutes). If you can’t eliminate the burn-in, contact Epson as described on page 68. ■...
  • Page 15: Unpacking And Setting Up

    Unpacking and Setting Up Follow these instructions to unpack your projector, choose a location, and set up your projector. Unpacking Make sure you have all the parts shown here: PowerLite Presenter VGA computer cable CD with User’s Guide and electronic registration...
  • Page 16: Choosing A Location

    Choosing a Location You can use your PowerLite Presenter just about anywhere—in the classroom or conference room, on a tabletop, desktop, or cart. Your projector should be directly in front of the screen, facing straight ahead (at a 90-degree angle to the surface).
  • Page 17 ■ Make sure you don’t block the air vents on the sides. ■ Make sure you place the projector within 9 feet (2.7 meters) of an electrical outlet, power strip, or extension cord. ■ Do not tilt the projector more than 10 degrees while playing CDs or DVDs.
  • Page 18: Setting Up Powerlite Presenter

    Setting Up PowerLite Presenter 1. If you have a screen, set it up following the instructions included with the screen. Make sure you read all the instructions to avoid damaging the screen. 2. Put the batteries in the remote control.
  • Page 19: Turning The Projector Off

    5. Open the lens cover, then connect the power cord and plug in the projector. The light turns orange. Once you’ve finished setting up the projector, do one of the following: ■ If you would like to play a DVD, see “Playing DVDs” on page 20.
  • Page 20: Playing Dvds

    Warning: Close the lens cover before inserting or ejecting a disc. When the picture appears, do not look into the lens, and do not allow children or pets to look into the lens. The bright light may affect your vision. After about 30 seconds, the projector warms up and the picture comes on. Playing DVDs...
  • Page 21: Adjusting The Picture

    Adjusting the Picture After you set up and start the projector, you may need to make certain adjustments. ■ If the image is too low, you can extend the feet (by pressing the foot adjustment levers) and tilt the projector up.
  • Page 22: Adjusting The Sound

    ■ Use the zoom ring to adjust the image size. ■ Rotate the focus ring to sharpen the picture. ■ To enlarge or reduce the aspect ratio of the picture, press the control to select Normal Adjusting the Sound To adjust the volume, use the You can also press the Playing DVDs , or...
  • Page 23: Controlling Playback

    To pause a movie, or a music CD or MP3 player track, press on the control panel. To resume, press on the remote control or ■ To pause a movie and display the Epson logo, press panel. To resume, press on the remote control or ■...
  • Page 24: Searching (Fast Forward Or Reverse)

    Searching (Fast Forward or Reverse) ■ To move forward or backward through a video or music CD, press on the remote control. Each time you press the button, the search (or “shuttle”) speed increases. ■ To return to normal play, press Playing in Slow Motion You can play a video frame by frame or in slow motion (“jog control”).
  • Page 25: Using Dvd Menus

    Using DVD Menus Many DVDs display a top menu at startup and include submenus that let you select chapters. ■ To display a menu, press to display the top menu). ■ To select items in a menu, press if necessary. You can also select a title or chapter by number.
  • Page 26: Adjusting The Color Mode

    Adjusting the Color Mode You can select a color mode to optimize picture quality based on the lighting conditions in the room. 1. Press . The currently selected color mode is displayed on the screen. 2. Press repeatedly until the desired color mode appears. After a few seconds, the color mode name disappears and the picture quality changes.
  • Page 27: Listening With Headphones

    Connect headphones as shown below: After you connect headphones, you no longer hear any sound from the built-in speakers. However, you can still adjust the volume to the headphones using the projector’s volume controls on the control panel or remote control.
  • Page 28: Connecting A Microphone

    Connecting a Microphone Connect a microphone as shown below: You can adjust the volume using the projector’s volume controls on the control panel or remote control. If the microphone level is too low, you can adjust it by pressing the button on the remote control or through the Option menu (see page 50).
  • Page 29: Using Powerlite Presenter With Other Equipment

    Using PowerLite Presenter with Other Equipment You can connect a variety of video, audio, and computer equipment to PowerLite Presenter to further enhance your viewing and listening experience. ■ Video equipment such as a VCR, DVR, cable or satellite TV receiver, game console, video camera, digital camera, iPod ■...
  • Page 30 Composite Video Connection Video Audio For connecting a VCR, or DVD player, cable or satellite TV receiver or DVR, game console, camcorder, iPod, digital camera, or other device with a video output port. Using PowerLite Presenter with Other Equipment White Yellow...
  • Page 31 5. Turn on the power to the connected video equipment, then start playing the video or game. 6. Normally, your projector selects the correct aspect ratio automatically. If you need to change the aspect, press the (if available for the video source you’re using).
  • Page 32: Connecting A Usb Device

    You can connect a USB device, such as a flash drive or memory card reader containing a memory card. You can view photos or play music or DivX videos. The projector supports the following types of files on USB devices: ■...
  • Page 33: Playing Projector Audio Through An External Audio System

    Playing Projector Audio Through an External Audio System You can connect the projector to an amplifier, a 5.1 Stereo Surround Sound System, or a digital audio recorder. To output sound from the projector, the external equipment needs to have a digital coaxial (S/PDIF) audio input port.
  • Page 34: Connecting A Computer Or Laptop

    Connecting a Computer or Laptop You can connect the projector to a computer or laptop to play videos or games, display presentations or photos, or project anything you can see and hear on your computer. Connecting to the USB Port You can connect a Windows Vista projector’s Type B (square) USB port and project your computer’s display.
  • Page 35 6. Follow the instructions on your computer screen to install the Epson USB Display software. If you see a “Digital Signature Warning,” select Continue. You will only need to install the software the first time you connect. 7. After the software has installed, you see your computer’s desktop displayed by the projector.
  • Page 36: Connecting To The Pc Port

    5. When you see the menu, use the down-arrow or up-arrow button to select PC (if necessary), then press the control. 6. Turn on the power to the connected computer or laptop. Using PowerLite Presenter with Other Equipment White D-sub 15-pin computer cable...
  • Page 37 7. Switch the display on the computer or laptop to display on the projector, or on both the projector and the computer screen. Usually you do this by pressing function keys to toggle through display choices; see your computer documentation for instructions.
  • Page 38: Doing More With Powerlite Presenter

    Doing More with PowerLite Presenter Follow the instructions in this section to play music and photos on your projector, use advanced playback controls, and adjust various projector features. Playing Music and DivX Videos and Viewing Photos You can play music CDs and discs or USB devices with MP3, WMA, DivX, and MPEG 1/2/4 files.
  • Page 39: Playing Mp3/Wma Music Or Divx Videos

    When you play MP3 or WMA files, scrolling through the list of songs will pause the music until you highlight the next file. Note: You can use the Setup menu to change the way files are displayed. See page 49 for instructions. Doing More with PowerLite Presenter...
  • Page 40: Viewing Jpeg Photos

    1. To display the list of files, press 2. Select the music file you want and press 3. Select the JPEG file you want and press Doing More with PowerLite Presenter to select a folder or file, then press to begin to start playing it.
  • Page 41: Using Advanced Playback Controls

    Using Advanced Playback Controls Your projector provides advanced features for looping videos or music tracks and selecting titles, chapters, or tracks. On DVDs that include subtitles, multiple languages, or multiple camera angles, you can use the remote control for easy access to these features.
  • Page 42: Changing The Play Sequence (Program Play)

    4. To begin playing your programmed sequence, select 5. Set the toggle switch on the remote control back to the 6. To cancel the program, press 7. To resume normal playback, stop play and press Doing More with PowerLite Presenter -Num , or to move the cursor.
  • Page 43: Selecting Language, Subtitles, And Camera Angles

    After you press , playback starts from the title, chapter, track, or time you selected. . You may have a choice of subtitle languages or position. -123 Doing More with PowerLite Presenter...
  • Page 44: Playing Video Cds With Playback Control (Pbc)

    : Divides the total disc time by 6 and plays the first 3 or 4 seconds of each Disc Interval interval. Doing More with PowerLite Presenter position, then use the numeric buttons as described on -Num repeatedly until the menu you want is...
  • Page 45: Customizing Powerlite Presenter

    3. Select the track you want to see using the arrow buttons and press Customizing PowerLite Presenter You can limit children’s access, adjust the sound, and customize other features of the projector. Many of these settings are available by pressing buttons on the remote control. Setup...
  • Page 46: Locking The Power Button On The Control Panel

    Warning: Do not allow young children or pets to look into the projector lens when the projector is turned on. The lens projects bright light that may affect their vision.
  • Page 47: Saving Power

    5. Press to exit the menu. You need to restart the projector for the setting to take effect. Note: When the Child Lock setting is turned on, the projector will not automatically power up when you insert a disc. Saving Power The power turns off automatically when a DVD is stopped for more than 30 minutes.
  • Page 48: Changing Language Settings

    ■ Color Saturation ■ Tint (only works on NTSC signals) Doing More with PowerLite Presenter is the language used for the projector’s menus. Other settings may not Image to display the list of languages to save it. For a list of language...
  • Page 49: Using The Others Setup Page

    (all files on to return all settings to their factory defaults (except Doing More with PowerLite Presenter makes it more red.) to view or change the option.
  • Page 50: Adjusting Dolby Audio Settings

    ■ User Button: Closed Caption, Power Consumption, Info, Resolution. By pressing the button, the assigned menu item selection/adjustment screen is displayed, allowing you to make one-touch settings/adjustments. Doing More with PowerLite Presenter Audio Setup Page Digital Output Night Mode : Change to...
  • Page 51: Signal Menu

    You can adjust the following items: ■ Keystone: Adjust this setting to correct the shape of the image if the projector has been tilted upward. ■ Auto Keystone: Select On to have the projector automatically adjust the shape of the image when the projector has been tilted upward or downward.
  • Page 52: Viewing Status Information And Resetting The Lamp Timer

    Note: If the lamp has been used less than 10 hours, 0H is displayed. 3. To reset the lamp timer after replacing the lamp, press 4. Press to exit. Doing More with PowerLite Presenter , then press to display the lamp usage and other Info...
  • Page 53: Caring For Your Powerlite Presenter

    Caring for Your PowerLite Presenter The projector needs little maintenance. All you need to do on a regular basis is keep the lens clean. You also may need to clean the air filter to help prevent overheating. Warning: Before you clean any part of the projector, turn it off and unplug the power cord. Never open any part of the projector, except as described in this User’s Guide.
  • Page 54: Cleaning The Case

    If you cannot clean the removable filter or it is broken, you need to replace it. You can purchase a new filter (part # V13H134A26) from an Epson authorized reseller. To find the nearest reseller, call 800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766). Or you can purchase online at
  • Page 55 3. If you need to clean or replace the filter, lift up the handle, press up on the tab, and lift off the cover. 4. Remove the old filter and install the new filter. 5. Replace the cover. Caring for Your PowerLite Presenter...
  • Page 56: Replacing The Lamp

    Caution: If you continue to use the lamp after you see the replacement indicators, the lamp is more likely to break. You can purchase a new lamp (part # V13H010L55) from an Epson authorized reseller. To find the nearest reseller, call 800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766). Or you can purchase online
  • Page 57 5. Grasp the lamp handle as shown and pull the lamp straight out. Note: The lamp(s) in this product contain mercury. Please consult your state and local regulations regarding disposal or recycling. Do not put in the trash. Caring for Your PowerLite Presenter...
  • Page 58: Resetting The Lamp Timer

    Use a cloth or gloves to handle the new lamp assembly. 7. To replace the lamp cover, slide it into position, then tighten the screw. (The projector won’t work if the lamp cover is loose.) 8.
  • Page 59: Storing Powerlite Presenter

    Follow these guidelines when storing the projector: ■ Make sure the temperature and humidity of the storage area are within the recommended range for the projector: 14 to 140 °F (–10 to 60 °C) and 20 to 80% relative humidity without condensation. ■...
  • Page 60: Transporting Powerlite Presenter

    Transporting PowerLite Presenter Note: Epson shall not be liable for any damages incurred during transportation. Your projector contains many glass and precision parts. If you need to transport it, follow these guidelines to prevent damage: ■ When shipping the projector for repairs, use the original packaging material if possible. If you do not have the original packaging, use equivalent materials, placing plenty of cushioning around the projector.
  • Page 61: Problem Solving

    What To Do When the Lights Flash The lights on top of the projector indicate its status and let you know when a problem occurs. If all lights are off, make sure the power cable is connected correctly.
  • Page 62 See page 58. If the lamp is broken, or the lights continue to flash after you turn the power back on, unplug the projector and contact Epson. See page 68. light is red and the The projector has a problem with its fan or temperature sensor.
  • Page 63: Solving Powerlite Presenter Operation Problems

    Make sure the Child Lock is not set. See page 46. The projector turns itself off after a period of time. The power turns off automatically when the projector is idle for more than 30 minutes. Press button on the projector or the projector.
  • Page 64: Solving Picture And Sound Problems

    ■ Some discs don’t support all of the remote control’s functions. ■ If you’re using a “universal” remote control, it might not work with the projector. Epson does not support any third-party remote controls. Solving Picture and Sound Problems The picture is blurry or out of focus.
  • Page 65 The picture is taller on the left or right side. The projector is set at an angle to the screen. Face it squarely toward the screen. There is no sound, or the sound is not loud enough.
  • Page 66: Problems With External Video Equipment

    Make sure the microphone is connected correctly. See page 28. ■ Increase the Mic Input Level. See page 28. ■ The projector is compatible with dynamic microphones. Make sure you are not using a plug-in power microphone. Subtitles do not appear. ■...
  • Page 67 It may have an icon such as , or it may be labelled CRT/LCD. Allow a few seconds for the projector to sync up after pressing it. Check your notebook’s manual or online help for details.
  • Page 68: Where To Get Help

    Epson with your questions. Speak to a Support Representative To use the Epson PrivateLine Support service, call (800) 637-7661 and enter the PIN on the included Epson PrivateLine Support card. This is the fastest way of speaking to a live representative, and it’s free.
  • Page 69: Specifications

    Specifications General Type of display Poly-silicon TFT active matrix Size of LCD panels 0.59 inch (15 mm) wide Lens F=1.58 to 1.72, f=16.9 to 20.28 mm Resolution (native format) 1280 × 800 pixels × 3, WXGA Light Output (brightness) White Light Output 2500 lumens (ISO 21118 standard) Color Light Output 2500 lumens Contrast ratio Up to 300:1 (native), up to 2000:1 (Auto Iris on)
  • Page 70: Projection Lamp

    Projection Lamp Type Part number Lamp life Note: Lamp life results will vary depending upon mode selected, environmental conditions, and usage. Turn off this product when not in use to prolong the life of the projector. Dimensions Height Width Depth Weight...
  • Page 71: Safety And Approvals

    Environmental Temperature Operating: 41 to 95 °F (5 to 35 °C) without condensation Storage: 14 to 140 °F (–10 to 60 °C) without condensation Humidity Operating: 20 to 80% RH, non-condensing Operating altitude Up to 7500 feet (2286 m) Safety and Approvals United States FCC Part 15B Class B UL60950-1 2nd Edition (cTUVus Mark)
  • Page 72 Component video Signal HDTV (720p) 16:9 HDTV (1080i) 16:9 * Letterbox signal HDMI video Signal VGA60 SDTV (480i, 60Hz) SDTV (576i, 50Hz) SDTV (480p) SDTV (576p) SVGA60 XGA60 HDTV (720p) WXGA60 SXGA2_60 SXGA3_60 SXGA+60 UXGA60 HDTV (1080i) HDTV (1080p, 50Hz) HDTV (1080i, 60Hz) * Letterbox signal Specifications...
  • Page 73 1152 x 870 * Only supported by models that include a VGA output port. ** Letterbox signal File Specifications Your projector supports MP3, WMA, DivX, DivX Ultra, MPEG, and JPG files that conform to the following specifications: File system Discs: ISO9660 level 1 or level 2 (Discs that have been recorded in the packet write [UDF] format cannot be read.)
  • Page 74 Multiple bit rate files and WAV files are not supported. The projector supports baseline JPEG files created by a digital camera and conforming to the DCF (Design rule for Camera File system) standard. Motion JPEG files are not supported. Certain digital camera functions such as automatic rotation may not be supported.
  • Page 75: Language Codes

    Language Codes Abkhazian 6566 Gaelic; Scottish Gaelic Afar 6565 Gallegan Afrikaans 6570 Georgian Amharic 6577 Gikuyu; Kikuyu Arabic 6582 Guarani Armenian 7289 Gujarati Assamese 6583 Hausa Avestan 6569 Herero Aymara 6589 Hindi Azerhaijani 6590 Hiri Motu Bahasa Melayu 7783 Hrwatski Bashkir 6665 Belarusian...
  • Page 76: Index

    Camera angle, 43 CDs, playing, 38 Child Lock, 46 Cleaning air filter, 54 to 55 lens and projector case, 53 to 54 Closed captioning, 50 Color mode, 26 Color problems, 65, 67 Component video connection, 29 Composite video connection, 29...
  • Page 77 70 usage timer, resetting, 52, 58 to 59 Language, 43, 48, 75 Laptop connection, 34 to 37 Lens, cleaning, 53 Lights, projector, 61 to 62 Location, projector, 16 to 17 Lock, security, 7 Locking Power button, 46 Looping, 41...
  • Page 78 PBC (Playback Control), 44 Photos, displaying, 38 to 40 Picture adjusting, 21, 26, 48 to 52 problems, 63 to 65 Positioning projector, 16 to 17 Power button locking, 46 Power, saving, 47 Problems audio, 65 to 66 color, 65, 67...
  • Page 79 Technical support, 7, 68 Temperature, projector, 54, 62 Transporting projector, 60 TV video formats, 71 to 73 USB cable, projecting with, 34 USB devices, 32 VCR, connecting, 29 to 31 Ventilation, 17, 54, 62 Vents, 8 Video camera, connecting, 29 to 31...

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