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MULTIMEDIA PROJECTOR
User's Manual
Safety Instructions
Before Use
Setting Up the Projector
Projecting an Image from the Computer
Projecting an Image from AV Equipment
Useful Functions Available During a Presentation
Setting Up Functions from Menus
Maintenance
Troubleshooting
Appendix
Index

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  • Page 1 MULTIMEDIA PROJECTOR User’s Manual Safety Instructions Before Use Setting Up the Projector Projecting an Image from the Computer Projecting an Image from AV Equipment Useful Functions Available During a Presentation Setting Up Functions from Menus Maintenance Troubleshooting Appendix Index...
  • Page 2: Quick Reference - How To Start Projection

    Adjust the input signal, focusing, keystone distortion, etc. automatically with the auto setup function. Press the button. Optimize the input signal with the auto PC function (Skip this step if the projector is projecting an image properly.) Select the image mode with the Select an appropriate image mode for projection.
  • Page 3 Specify the aspect ratio or display area in the [Aspect] menu as required (P64, 78, 79). Finishing the projection... Turn off the projector Turn off the projector and unplug the power cord. Connect the projector and the AV equipment with a HDMI/DVI cable to project a digital video image. button. button. P28-29...
  • Page 4: Features Of The Multimedia Projector Sx6/sx60/x600

    Major Features Smooth and Beautiful Imaging Capability Incorporation of AISYS, Canon's unique optical engine, and LCOS (Liquid Crystal On Sili- con) achieves high brightness, high contrast ratio, and smooth and beautiful lattice-free images. High Brightness of 3500 Lumen (SX6/X600) This projector provides high brightness of the best-in-class* 3500 lumen.
  • Page 5: Supplied Manuals And Symbols Used In This Manual

    Supplied Manuals User’s Manual (This Document) This is a universal manual for the projector, SX6/SX60/X600. This manual provides detailed information on how to use the projectors. Read this manual thoroughly to make the most of your projector and ensure safety.
  • Page 6: Safety Instructions

    Improper operation may result in not only reducting the product-life, but also malfunctions, fire hazards, or other accidents. If your projector is not operating correctly, read this manual again, check operations and cable connections, and try the solutions shown in the "Troubleshooting" section at the end of this booklet.
  • Page 7: Safety Precautions

    Do not put any flammable objects or spray cans near the projector, as the hot air exhausted from the ventilation holes may result in an explosion. If the projector is not to be used for an extended period of time, unplug it from the power outlet.
  • Page 8 All the safety and operating instructions should be read before beginning to operate the product. Read all of the instructions given here and retain them for later use. Unplug this projector from the AC power supply before cleaning. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners on the projector.
  • Page 9 Do not overload wall outlets and extension cords as this can result in fire or electric shock. Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Do not locate this projector where the cord may be damaged by people walking on it.
  • Page 10: Ac Power Cord Requirement

    AC Power Cord Requirement The AC Power Cord supplied with this projector meets the requirements for use in the country you purchased it. AC Power Cord for the United States and Canada: The AC Power Cord used in the United States and Canada is listed by the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and certified by the Canadian Standard Association (CSA).
  • Page 11: Federal Communication Commission Notice

    Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. The cable with a ferrite core provided with the projector must be used with this equipment in order to comply with Class B limits in Subpart B of Part 15 of the FCC rules.
  • Page 12: Lamp Handling Precautions

    The carrying bag is not designed to protect the projector from external shocks. When carrying the projector with it put in the carrying bag, do not give a shock to it, drop it, or place anything on it. The projector may be damaged or malfunctioned.
  • Page 13: Installation Precautions

    Do Not Use in the Following Environments Do not install the projector in a humid or dusty location or a position where there is a lot of oily or cigarette smoke. Optical parts such as a lens and mirror may be stained, resulting in poor picture quality.
  • Page 14: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Quick Reference – How to start projection... 2 Features of the Multimedia Projector SX6/SX60/X600 ... 4 Supplied Manuals and Symbols Used in This Manual ... 5 Supplied Manuals... 5 Safety Instructions... 6 Safety Precautions... 7 AC Power Cord Requirement ... 10 Federal Communication Commission Notice ...
  • Page 15 Pointing with a Spotlight ... 68 Zooming an Image ... 69 Operating a Mouse with the Remote Control ... 70 Page Up or Down through the Pages ... 71 Setting Up Functions from Menus ... 74 How to Use Menus ... 74 Setting Display Status from the Display Settings Menu ...
  • Page 16 Enabling/Disabling the Beep... 97 Prohibiting the Projector Operation ... 98 Selecting a Display Language ... 98 Enabling/Disabling the Guide Message... 99 Turning On/Off the LED Illumination... 100 Setting up the Remote Control ... 100 Setting up the Digital Video Input Signal ... 101 Setting a Password...
  • Page 17 Safety Instructions Before Use Setting Up the Projector BEFORE USE Projecting an Image from the Computer Projecting an Image from AV Equipment Useful Functions Available During a Presentation Setting Up Functions from Menus Maintenance Troubleshooting Appendix Index...
  • Page 18: Before Use

    Before Use Supplied Accessories Check whether the following accessories are supplied with the projector. Remote control Power cord (2m/6.6') For Continental Europe For the U.S.A and Canada Carrying bag Batteries (type AAA, two) for remote control USB cable (1.8m/5.9') [YH7-2054]...
  • Page 19 As shown in the illustration on the right, let the lens cap strap through the hole on the lens cap, and then the lens cap strap insertion hole. When the projector is not in use, attach the lens cap to protect the lens from dust and other foreign objects.
  • Page 20: Part Names

    Top Control (P23, 24) Infrared Remote Receiver (P26) place obstacle between the projector and the screen, as the auto focusing func- tion may fail to operate correctly. Be sure to remove the lens cap during projection. Failure to do so will result in cap deformation or fire hazards.
  • Page 21 You need an optional ceiling mounting bracket (part number: RS-CL06) for it. Contact the dealer where you purchased the projector for more detailed information. If you mount the projector on the ceiling, you have to invert the projected image by selecting [Image flip H/V] from the menu (P85).
  • Page 22 (14) (13) (17) (20) (18) This projector can be operated using but- tons on the remote control or the top con- trol on the main unit. The remote control allows you to operate all functions of the projector. (1) Infrared Remote Emitter Sends a signal to the infrared remote receiver on the main unit.
  • Page 23 Top Control (10) POINTER button (P75) Selects the upper, lower, left, or right item in the menu. Also moves the mouse cursor under the USB connec- tion. On the top control, the [<] and [>] buttons also turn the volume up and down, respectively (P67).
  • Page 24 Red: Flashing red: Green: Flashing green: Blink between red and green: The projector is under the power management (2) WARNING lamp (P112) Flashes red when a problem has been detected on the projector. (3) LED illumination lamp (P100) Indicate the projector status with 3 blue LEDs.
  • Page 25 Input Terminals on Main Unit (9): (1) Input Terminal-1 (DIGITAL IN/ANALOG IN-1) (P32, 33, 57) Receives a digital (DIGITAL PC) and analog PC signal (ANALOG PC-1). Receives a digital content image signal (DIGITAL VIDEO). (2) Input Terminal-2 (ANALOG IN-2) (P32, 33, 56) Receives an analog PC signal (ANALOG PC-2).
  • Page 26: Preparing The Remote Control

    If all buttons on the remote control do not light when the [LIGHT] button is pressed, or but- tons are inoperative when you attempt to operate the projector, replace with new batteries. It is recommended to check the batteries before a presentation.
  • Page 27: Setting Up The Projector

    SETTING UP THE PROJECTOR Safety Instructions Before Use Setting Up the Projector Projecting an Image from the Computer Projecting an Image from AV Equipment Useful Functions Available During a Presentation Setting Up Functions from Menus Maintenance Troubleshooting Appendix Index...
  • Page 28: Setting Up The Projector

    Setting Up the Projector Determining the Distance to the Screen The projected image size is determined by the distance between the projector lens and the screen. Select the place where the desired image size is obtained according to the illustra- tion shown below.
  • Page 29: Determining The Installation Position

    You can mount the projector on the ceiling (Ceiling mounted) with it turned up side down or place it behind the screen (Rear) if you use a translucent screen. If you mount the projector on the ceiling, you have to invert the projected image (P85). Ceiling Mounting...
  • Page 31 PROJECTING AN IMAGE FROM THE COMPUTER Safety Instructions Before Use Setting Up the Projector Projecting an Image from the Computer Projecting an Image from AV Equipment Useful Functions Available During a Presentation Setting Up Functions from Menus Maintenance Troubleshooting Appendix...
  • Page 32: Projecting An Image From The Computer

    Projecting an Image from the Computer Connecting the Projector to the Computer Connect the projector to the computer. Connecting to Video Terminals Supplied computer connection cable To monitor output terminal (mini D-sub 15-pin terminal) Supplied computer connection cable Input Terminal-1...
  • Page 33 Input Signal: Select [DIGITAL PC] or [ANALOG PC-1] (P43) Before connecting cables, turn off both the projector and computer. It may project an image inappropriately when projecting the digital PC signal in 1280 x 1024 or 1400 x 1050 depending on the type of computer or DVI cable (SX6/SX60).
  • Page 34: Connecting To An External Monitor

    Audio cable AUDIO OUT terminal Projector AUDIO IN terminal Use an audio cable without a built-in resistor. Using an audio cable with a built-in resistor turns down the sound.
  • Page 35: Starting Projection

    Connect the power cord and turn on the projector to start the projection. Once the projector is turned off, it cannot be turned on for a while. Wait until the lamp is cooled down and the [POWER] indicator lights in red.
  • Page 36 AC outlet when the projector is not used for an extended period of time. Selecting a Language A window appears when the projector is turned on for the first time. You can select a language to be used by the projector for displaying menus and so on in the window.
  • Page 37: Adjusting The Image

    The Zoom adjustment window appears. Adjust the image size. Press the [OK] button. Change the projector installation position if your desired image size is too large or too small to adjust with the zoom function (P28). Zoom in: Press [ ] for rough adjustment.
  • Page 38: Adjusting The Projection Angle

    Adjusting the Projection Angle You can adjust the projection angle with the adjustable foot. Lift the front side of the projector and push the adjusting foot lock button. The adjustable foot extends. Adjust the projection angle while pushing the adjustable foot lock button, and then release the lock button.
  • Page 39: Preparing The Computer

    Preparing the Computer Determining the Output Resolution of the Computer To make the most of the display performance of this projector, set output signal resolution of the computer to an optimum value. Windows XP 1. Right-click on the desktop background and select [Properties] to open the [Display Properties].
  • Page 40 Most of notebook computers require to turn on the external monitor output to project an image from the projector. To turn on the external monitor output, press the [LCD] or [VGA] function key ([F1] to [F10]) or a key with an icon for the external monitor while pressing the [Fn] key on the keyboard.
  • Page 41: Performing The Auto Setup

    Performing the Auto Setup With the auto setup function, the following set of adjustments is performed automatically when projecting an image from a computer. You can start the projection only with this oper- ation if the input signal has been appropriately selected. Auto focus Adjusts the focusing automatically.
  • Page 42 Press the [AUTO SET] button again. One or more functions highlighted in black are performed automatically. You can perform this step by selecting [OK] with the [<] button, and then pressing the [OK] button.
  • Page 43: Selecting An Input Signal

    Selecting an Input Signal You can select an input signal type. Select an input signal from the followings: ANALOG PC-1 : Analog signal Connecting with a DVI/Mini D-sub 15-pin cable DIGITAL PC : Digital signal Connecting with a DVI digital cable ANALOG PC-2 : Analog signal Connecting with a VGA cable or 5-BNC cable Select an appropriate input signal before starting the auto setup function by following the steps below if you change the input signal due to changing the connection to the computer...
  • Page 44 If the target input signal is unavailable from the list at the left, press the [>] button, and then press the [ ] / [ ] button to select the target input signal from the list at the right. Press the [OK] button.
  • Page 45 Selecting ANALOG PC-2 Select [ANALOG PC-2] for Input Terminal-2. Press the [INPUT] button. The [INPUT] window appears. Select the second top item in the menu with the [INPUT] button. The selection is toggled through available input signals from above. You can select any input signal type from all options through the [ ] / [ ] button. If the ANALOG PC-2 is unavailable from the list at the left, press [>], and then press [ ] / [ ] to select the ANALOG PC-2 from the list at the right.
  • Page 46: Adjusting The Focus

    The projected image may be out of focus if the projection distance is beyond the range of 1.2 m (3.9') to 9 m (29.5'). Move the projector installation position if such is the case (P28). Rough adjustment: [ ] [ ]...
  • Page 47: Adjusting Keystone Distortion

    Adjusting Keystone Distortion The Auto setup function (Auto keystone) automatically adjusts the keystone distortion in a longitudinal direction. Follow the steps below if the function does not adjust the distortion appropriately or you want to adjust the keystone distortion in a horizontal direction. Press the [KEYSTONE] button.
  • Page 48 Press the [OK] button. The result of keystone adjustment is memorized. If you place the projector at the same posi- tion, the keystone adjustment is not necessary. When the Keystone adjustment is selected, signals are processed digitally. The image may look different from the original one.
  • Page 49: Setting Up The Computer Screen Automatically (auto Pc)

    This projector automatically makes optimum settings for the total number of dots and track- ing depending on a signal type (SXGA+, XGA, etc.). The auto PC adjustment function does not need to be performed if the projector is project- ing an image properly with [AUTO SETUP].
  • Page 50: Selecting An Image Mode (image)

    [Home Cinema] Select this to project a movie with quality suited to seriously enjoy the atmosphere of a movie theater in a dark room. Standard Presentation Movie&Photo AdobeRGB sRGB SX60 Standard Presentation Movie Home Cinema sRGB (SX6) X600 Standard Presentation Movie sRGB...
  • Page 51 You can adjust the followings for each image mode. For detailed information on the proce- dures, refer to "Image Adjustment Menu" (P89 to 95). Brightness Adjust this when the image is too bright or dark. Contrast Adjust this to decrease or increase contrast of the entire image. Sharpness Adjust this to soften or sharpen an image.
  • Page 52: Selecting A Screen Mode (aspect)

    If the display resolution of the computer is higher than 1400 by 1050 dots (1024 by 768 dots for X600), select a lower resolution before starting projection. The upper, lower, left, and/or right portions of a projected image may be missing depending...
  • Page 53: Turning Off The Projector

    Turning Off the Projector You may shorten the lamp life if turning off the projector while its lamp is still in an unstable state shortly after turning on the projector. Wait at least 5 minutes before turning off the pro- jector.
  • Page 54: Setting Up The Power Management Function

    If you enable the power management mode, the projector displays a countdown timer if the projector is receiving no signal input and is not operated for 30 seconds, and approxi- mately 5 minutes later the lamp is turned off and the projector goes into the power man- agement mode.
  • Page 55 PROJECTING AN IMAGE FROM AV EQUIPMENT Safety Instructions Before Use Setting Up the Projector Projecting an Image from the Computer Projecting an Image from AV Equipment Useful Functions Available During a Presentation Setting Up Functions from Menus Maintenance Troubleshooting Appendix...
  • Page 56: Projecting An Image From Av Equipment

    AV equipment. About the Component Cable The projector cannot be connected to an AV equipment only with the supplied component cable (RCA/Mini D-sub 15-pin). Please purchase either of the following cables according to the type of the terminal on the AV equipment:...
  • Page 57 Set the input signal as [COMPONENT] by referring to "Projecting an Image from the Com- puter" and "5-BNC cable" if you want to connect the projector to an AV equipment using a 5- BNC extension cable via an video control apparatus in a hall or so (P33).
  • Page 58 Video cable Video output terminal (VIDEO OUT terminal) Commercial Video cable Video input terminal (VIDEO IN) INPUT Signal: [VIDEO] is selected automati- cally AV equipment Projector...
  • Page 59: Projecting A Video Image From An Av Equipment

    Select an appropriate screen mode from the [Aspect] menu. Stopping projection... Turn off the projector. Turn off the projector and remove the power cord from the AC outlet. P35* P53* * Those steps are same as those for projecting the computer screen.
  • Page 60: Performing The Auto Setup

    Performing the Auto Setup With the auto setup function, the following set of adjustments is performed automatically when projecting a video image from an AV equipment. You can start the projection only with this operation if the input signal has been appropriately selected. Auto focus Adjusts the focusing automatically.
  • Page 61 Press the [AUTO SET] button again. One or more functions highlighted in black are performed automatically. You can perform this step by selecting [OK] with the [<] button, and then pressing the [OK] button. Selecting an Input Signal Select [DIGITAL VIDEO] among the following 4 input signals by following the steps shown in the "Selecting DIGITAL VIDEO"...
  • Page 62 Select the top item in the menu with the [INPUT] button. The selection is toggled through available input signal types from above. You can select any input signal type from all options through the [ ] / [ ] button. If [DIGITAL VIDEO] is unavailable from the list at the left, press [>], and then press [ ] / [ ] to select it from the list at the right.
  • Page 63 Selecting SCART Select [SCART] for Input Terminal-2. Press the [INPUT] button. The [INPUT] window appears. Select the second top item in the menu with the [INPUT] button. The selection is toggled through available input signals from above. You can select any input signal type from all options through the [ ] / [ ] button. If the SCART is unavailable from the list at the left, press [>], and then press [ ] / [ ] to select the SCART from the list at the right.
  • Page 64: Selecting A Screen Mode (aspect)

    Selecting a Screen Mode (Aspect) You can select one of three screen modes depending on the aspect ratio of your AV equip- ment or content software. You can specify the aspect ratio from the menu. Refer to [Aspect] in the menu (P78, 79).
  • Page 65: Useful Functions

    USEFUL FUNCTIONS AVAILABLE DURING A PRESENTATION Safety Instructions Before Use Setting Up the Projector Projecting an Image from the Computer Projecting an Image from AV Equipment Useful Functions Available During a Presentation Setting Up Functions from Menus Maintenance Troubleshooting Appendix...
  • Page 66: Useful Functions Available During A Presentation

    Useful when: You want to immediately mute the sound from the projector. Mute the sound temporarily. Muting the Sound The projector shows the [MUTE] icon on the screen. Canceling the MUTE function Press the button again to cancel the MUTE function.
  • Page 67: Freezing The Picture

    Freezing the Picture Useful when: You want to perform a computer opera- tion which is irrelevant to the proceed- ings of the presentation. You want to stop a moving image. Freeze the moving image. Freezing an Image The "FREEZE" message is shown on the screen.
  • Page 68: Showing The Elapsed Time

    Showing the Elapsed Time Useful when: You want to manage the proceedings of the presentation. The elapsed time from 00:00 to 59:59 is displayed at the lower right corner of the screen. Starting the Countdown Press this button once to display the timer and start counting.
  • Page 69: Zooming An Image

    Zooming an Image Useful when: Zoom in an object such as a small graph during a presentation. Moving unnecessary information off the screen to focus on the current subject. Zoom the projected image. Zooming In an Image Press this button repeatedly until the image becomes the desired size.
  • Page 70: Operating A Mouse With The Remote Control

    Connecting a USB Cable Make sure that both the computer and pro- jector are turned off, and then connect the supplied USB cable between the USB ter- minals on the computer and the projector. USB terminal USB cable USB terminal...
  • Page 71: Page Up Or Down Through The

    Page Up or Down through the Pages Useful when: You want to page up or down through the projected application pages with the remote control. You can page up or down in the projected application with the supplied remote con- trol.
  • Page 73 SETTING UP FUNCTIONS FROM MENUS Safety Instructions Before Use Setting Up the Projector Projecting an Image from the Computer Projecting an Image from AV Equipment Useful Functions Available During a Presentation Setting Up Functions from Menus Maintenance Troubleshooting Appendix Index...
  • Page 74: Setting Up Functions From Menus

    It consists of following three menus. * The menu items may differ depending on the input signal. The projector stores the settings for each input signal (8) and image mode (up to 5). Symbols Indicating Item Categories Menu items are classified into two categories, menu items used to project the image from the computer and menu items used to project the image from the AV equipment.
  • Page 75 This section provides the basic operation on the menu. Press the [MENU] button. A menu window appears. Press the [MENU] button again to close the menu window. Press [<] / [>] to select the appropriate tab. Press [ ] to move the cursor on the tab if it is not on it.
  • Page 76 Set the menu item. There are four types of menu items that you make a setting: Directly From a list With a slider In a different screen Directly Example: Tracking Press [<] [>] to increase/decrease the setting. With a slider Example: Contrast Press [<] [>] to move the slider.
  • Page 77 Press the [OK] button. In some menu items, the setting is enabled just by making a selection. Press the [MENU] button when you finish. The menu disappears.
  • Page 78: Setting Display Status From The Display Settings Menu

    Setting Display Status from the Display Settings Menu Selecting a Screen Mode (1) [Aspect] DIGITAL PC ANALOG PC You can adjust the aspect ratio of the image pro- jected on the screen. Display settings Aspect Projects a full computer screen fully Full screen on the screen.
  • Page 79: Selecting A Screen Mode (3)

    Display settings Input signal select Select an input signal type suitable for the com- puter from the displayed signal types. Press the [MENU] button when you finish. See P118 for the signal types sup- ported by this projector.
  • Page 80: Selecting An Input Signal Type (2)

    Selecting an Input Signal Type (2) [Input signal select] VIDEO/S-VIDEO You can select an input signal type manually if a video image from a AV equipment is not pro- jected correctly (irregular color or no image). Display settings Input signal select Selects the input signal automati- Auto cally.
  • Page 81: Adjusting The Total Number Of Dots

    Adjusting the Total Number of Dots [Total dots] ANALOG PC You can adjust the total number of dots in the horizontal direction. Display settings Input signal settings Total dots > Increases the total number of dots. < Decreases the total number of dots. Press the [MENU] button when you finish.
  • Page 82: Adjusting The Horizontal Position

    Adjusting the Horizontal Position [Horizontal position] ANALOG PC You can adjust the horizontal position of the screen when the projected image is shifted in the horizontal direction. Display settings Input signal settings Horizontal position Moves the screen to the right. >...
  • Page 83: Adjusting The Number Of Horizontal Pixels

    Adjusting the Number of Horizontal Pixels [Horizontal pixels] ANALOG PC You can adjust the number of the pixels in the horizontal direction if the length of the screen is too long or too short in the horizontal direction. Display settings Input signal settings Horizontal pixels Increases the number of pixels in...
  • Page 84: Performing Progressive Processing

    Performing Progressive Processing [Progressive] COMP. VIDEO/S-VIDEO You can use the progressive processing function if you want to project a high-quality video image. Display settings Progressive Performs the progressive process- ing. Does not perform the progressive processing. Performs the appropriate progres- Auto sive processing depending on the input signal.
  • Page 85: Performing The Ceiling-mounted/rear Projection

    Press the [MENU] button when you finish. Setting Display Status from the Display Settings Menu None (Normal image) Ceiling mounted Rear Rear, Ceiling mounted When hanging the projector from the ceiling, make sure to use optional brackets. Contact your Canon dealer.
  • Page 86: Correcting The Screen Color

    DIGITAL PC ANALOG PC DIGITAL VIDEO COMP./SCART VIDEO/S-VIDEO You can project a desired image (logo) when you turn on the projector, there is no input signal, or you blacken a projecting image temporarily. Display settings User screen settings Logo capture Projects the image to be captured on the screen.
  • Page 87: Selecting A Logo Display Position

    Selecting a Logo Display Position [Logo position] DIGITAL PC ANALOG PC DIGITAL VIDEO COMP./SCART VIDEO/S-VIDEO You can select a logo display position. You can place the logo at the center or a corner of the screen as you wish. Display settings User screen settings Logo position Select a position you want to dis-...
  • Page 88: Displaying A Logo (no Show)

    DIGITAL PC ANALOG PC DIGITAL VIDEO COMP./SCART VIDEO/S-VIDEO You can display a specified logo on a screen from the moment the projector is turned on to the moment it is ready for projection. Display settings User screen settings Projector on...
  • Page 89: Setting The Image Quality From The Image Adjustment Menu

    You can adjust the image quality (SX6) (brightness, contrast, etc.) for each image mode as you wish. The projector stores the image quality settings for each input signal (8) and image mode (up to 5) separately. SX60 X600 Standard Presentation Movie sRGB...
  • Page 90: Adjusting The Brightness

    Adjusting the Brightness [Brightness] DIGITAL PC ANALOG PC DIGITAL VIDEO COMP./SCART VIDEO/S-VIDEO You can adjust the brightness of an image when it is too bright or dark. Image adj. Brightness Increases the brightness of an > image. Decreases the brightness of an <...
  • Page 91: Adjusting The Sharpness

    Adjusting the Sharpness [Sharpness] DIGITAL PC ANALOG PC DIGITAL VIDEO COMP./SCART VIDEO/S-VIDEO You can adjust the sharpness when you want to make an image sharper or softer. Image adj. Sharpness Increases the sharpness of an > image. Decreases the sharpness of an <...
  • Page 92: Making Color Adjustment (1)

    Making Color Adjustment (1) [Color adjustment] DIGITAL PC ANALOG PC DIGITAL VIDEO SCART You can make color adjustment for each color (red, green, and blue). Image adj. Color adjustment Adjusts the intensity of each color. R/G/B Gain [>] Increases the intensity of color. [<] Decreases the intensity of color.
  • Page 93: Making Advanced Color Adjustment (1)

    Making Advanced Color Adjustment (1) [Dynamic gamma] DIGITAL PC ANALOG PC DIGITAL VIDEO COMP./SCART VIDEO/S-VIDEO You can adjust the gradation representation of light and dark portions of an image automati- cally. Image adj. Advanced adjustment Dynamic gamma Enables dynamic gamma. Disables dynamic gamma.
  • Page 94: Making Advanced Color Adjustment (3)

    Making Advanced Color Adjustment (3) [6-axis color adjust] DIGITAL PC ANALOG PC DIGITAL VIDEO COMP./SCART VIDEO/S-VIDEO You can make fine color adjustment with the 6- axis color adjustment box (RGB (red/green/blue) and CMY (cyan/ magenta/yellow)). Image adj. Advanced adjustment 6-axis color adjust Enables the 6-axis color adjustment.
  • Page 95: Resetting The Image Settings

    Press the [OK] button to confirm, and then press the [MENU] button. The projector stores the image set- tings for each input signal (8) and image mode (up to 5) separately. If you select [OK], the settings saved for the currently selected set of the input signal and image mode are reset.
  • Page 96: Setting Various Function With The System Settings Menu

    Selecting the Power Management Mode [Power management mode] DIGITAL PC ANALOG PC DIGITAL VIDEO COMP./SCART VIDEO/S-VIDEO You can turn off the lamp or projector automati- cally for saving power. System settings Power management mode Disables the power management mode. Enters...
  • Page 97: Skip The Power Button Operation

    Skip the POWER Button Operation [Direct power on] DIGITAL PC ANALOG PC DIGITAL VIDEO COMP./SCART VIDEO/S-VIDEO You can set the projector to be turned on when you connect the power cord. System settings Direct power on Enables the direct power on func- tion.
  • Page 98: Prohibiting The Projector Operation

    Prohibiting the Projector Operation [Key lock] DIGITAL PC ANALOG PC DIGITAL VIDEO COMP./SCART VIDEO/S-VIDEO You can prohibit the use of the buttons on the top control or remote control to prevent them from being pressed by mistake. System settings Key lock Disables the key lock function.
  • Page 99: Enabling/disabling The Guide Message

    DIGITAL PC ANALOG PC DIGITAL VIDEO COMP./SCART VIDEO/S-VIDEO You can enable/disable the guide message showing how to use the projector. System settings Guide Disables the guide message. Enables the guide message. Press the [OK] button to confirm, and then press the [MENU] button.
  • Page 100: Turning On/off The Led Illumination

    System settings Other settings Remote control Selects the channel on the projector you use. Press the [OK] button to confirm, and then press the [MENU] button. Selecting a Channel on the Remote Control...
  • Page 101: Setting Up The Digital Video Input Signal

    [Password settings] DIGITAL PC ANALOG PC DIGITAL VIDEO COMP./SCART VIDEO/S-VIDEO You can set a password to the projector. Once you set the password, you will need to enter the password each time you turn on the projector. System settings Other settings Password settings Disables the password protection.
  • Page 102: Registering A Password

    DIGITAL PC ANALOG PC DIGITAL VIDEO COMP./SCART VIDEO/S-VIDEO You can reset the lamp counter that indicates the timing to replace the projector when you replace System settings Other settings Lamp counter If the time of use is less than 1,000 hours...
  • Page 103: Resetting To The Factory Defaults

    You can reset the menu item settings and restore the system settings to the factory defaults. System settings Other settings Factory defaults Resets the projector's menu item settings. Cancels resetting the menu item Cancel settings. Press the [OK] button to confirm, and then press the [MENU] button.
  • Page 105 Safety Instructions Before Use Setting Up the Projector MAINTENANCE Projecting an Image from the Computer Projecting an Image from AV Equipment Useful Functions Available During a Presentation Setting Up Functions from Menus Maintenance Troubleshooting Appendix Index...
  • Page 106: Maintenance

    Wipe the projector's main unit softly with a soft cloth. If the projector is heavily soiled, soak the cloth in water with a small amount of detergent in it, squeeze the cloth very well, and then wipe the projector with it. After cleaning, wipe the projector with a dry cloth.
  • Page 107: Cleaning And Replacing The Air Filter

    An air filter is installed in the air intake vent on the bottom of the main body to protect the internal lens and mirror from dust. Should the air filter become clogged with dust, the pro- jector may be damaged since it will block the air flow into the projector and raises the inter- nal temperature of the projector.
  • Page 108: Replacing The Lamp

    When replacing the lamp, turn off the projector, wait until the cooling fan stops, remove the power plug from the AC outlet, and let the projector stand for at least 1 hour. Otherwise, you may get burned because the main unit is very hot immediately Caution after the projector is turned off.
  • Page 109 Replacing the Lamp Turn off the projector, disconnect the power plug from the AC outlet, and then let the pro- jector stand for at least 1 hour. Loosen a screw with a flathead screwdriver and remove the lamp cover. Loosen two screws, pull up the handle, and then remove the lamp.
  • Page 111 TROUBLE- SHOOTING Safety Instructions Before Use Setting Up the Projector Projecting an Image from the Computer Projecting an Image from AV Equipment Useful Functions Available During a Presentation Setting Up Functions from Menus Maintenance Troubleshooting Appendix Index...
  • Page 112: Troubleshooting

    The WARNING lamp on the Control Panel flashes in red when there is a trouble in the pro- jector. Turn off the projector, wait until the cooling fan stops, and remove the power plug from the AC outlet before dealing with the trouble.
  • Page 113: Symptoms And Solutions

    You cannot turn on the projector until the [POWER] indicator turns red after connecting the power plug (P35). The projector cannot be turned on for a while after it is turned off. Wait for a while before pressing the [POWER] button again (P53).
  • Page 114: You Cannot Hear Sound

    1.2 m (3.9'), the projec- tor cannot focus on the screen (P28, 119). Check whether the projector is placed obliquely to the screen. A slight error in the projection angle can be corrected through the keystone adjustment function (P38, 47).
  • Page 115: The Projector Is Forced To Be Turned Off

    Check whether the air intake or exhaust vent is blocked. If the air intake or exhaust vent is blocked, the temperature inside the projector rises and the power is automatically turned off to protect the projector. Wait until the internal temperature gets down, and then turn on the projector without blocking the intake and exhaust vents (P21, 35).
  • Page 116: You Cannot Operate The Remote Control

    Also check whether there is any obstacle between the infrared remote receiver of the projector and the remote control (P26). Check whether the infrared remote receiver of the projector is exposed to direct sunlight or strong light of lighting apparatus (P26).
  • Page 117 Safety Instructions Before Use Setting Up the Projector APPENDIX Projecting an Image from the Computer Projecting an Image from AV Equipment Useful Functions Available During a Presentation Setting Up Functions from Menus Maintenance Troubleshooting Appendix Index...
  • Page 118: Appendix

    ** Interlaced signal 75.64 60.00 The specifications in the table above are sub- 58.63 ject to change without prior notice. 59.98 This projector does not support any computer 59.95 60.01 signal of which dot clock is 170MHz or higher. 60.18 60.00 60.02 67.19...
  • Page 119: Relationship Between Screen Size And Projecting Distance

    Relationship between Screen Size and Projecting Distance Screen size at 4:3 Projecting distance at (m) aspect ratio Max. zooming Type – W x D (cm) 40" 81 x 61 1.2 (3.9') 50" 102 x 76 1.5 (4.9') 60" 122 x 91 1.8 (5.9') 70"...
  • Page 120: Glossary

    Connect the analog PC output terminal on the computer and Input Terminal-1 or Input Terminal-2 on this projector with a monitor cable. Select [ANALOG PC-1] for Input Terminal-1 and [ANALOG PC-2] for Input Terminal-2 at projection.
  • Page 121 An abbreviation of High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection which is an encryption technology for copy protection of digital image signals. In SX6/SX60/X600, you can project digital contents copy-protected with the HDCP technology. To project the contents, connect the Input Terminal-1 on...
  • Page 122 An international standard of color repre- sentation (color space) which is applied to general digital cameras, displays and oth- ers. In SX6/SX60/X600, if you select [sRGB] in the [Image mode] setting, the projector can project the best-quality image conforming to the sRGB Standard.
  • Page 123: Specifications

    * 99.99% or more of the LCD panel pixels are effective. During projection, 0.01% or less of pixels may stay lit or unlit due to the charac- teristics of the LCD panel. * Using the projector continuously for an extended period of time may accelerate the deterioration of optical parts. Remote Control...
  • Page 124: External View

    External View Input terminal-2 (ANALOG IN-2) (Analog PC-2 input/component input terminal) This terminal is used as a computer analog PC input or component input terminal. Use a D- sub computer cable for connection. Mini D-sub 15-pin 4 Monitor ID2 5 Ground (Horizontal sync.) The terminal specifications for the analog PC-2 input and component input are the same.
  • Page 125: Index

    Index Numerics 6-axis color adjust ... 94 Air filter ... 107 Aspect ... 52, 64, 78 AUDIO IN terminal ... 34 Auto focus ... 41, 60, 96 Auto input ... 41, 60, 96 Auto keystone ... 41, 60, 96 AUTO PC ... 49 Auto screen color ...
  • Page 126 Power management ... 54 Power management mode ... 54, 96 Progressive ... 84 Projection distance ... 28, 119 Projector installation ... 13, 29 Projector on ... 88 P-TIMER ... 68 Rear projection ... 29, 85 Register password ... 102 Remote control ... 22, 26, 100 Reset ...
  • Page 127 Ceiling mounting pipe (550mm) Part No: RS-CL04* * This part is used to hang the projector from a ceiling. ** This part is used to join the ceiling pipe with the ceiling mounting bracket. For more detailed information, refer to the instruction manual that comes with the ceiling mounting bracket RS-CL06.
  • Page 128: Menu Configuration

    NO SHOW Projector on Return * : Factory defaults (settings after reset) Red/Green/Blue OK/Cancel Upper L Upper R Center * Lower L Lower R Black Blue * User logo Black * Blue User logo Canon logo * Skip User logo...
  • Page 129: The Image Adjustment Menu

    The Image adjustment menu Image mode Standard * Presentation Movie (SX60/X600) Movie&Photo (SX6) AdobeRGB (SX6) Home Cinema (SX60) sRGB Brightness Contrast Sharpness Gamma Color adjustment VIDEO/S-VIDEO/ COMPONENT Color level Color balance COMMON R Gain R Offset G Gain G Offset...
  • Page 130 CANON INC. 30-2, Shimomaruko 3-chome, Ohta-ku, Tokyo 146-8501, Japan CANON U.S.A., INC. One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042, U.S.A. CANON CANADA, INC. 6390 Dixie Road Mississauga, Ontario L5T 1P7 Canada CANON LATIN AMERICA, INC. 703 Waterford Way Suite 400 Miami, Florida 33126 U.S.A.
  • Page 131 ~~~~~~SX6/SX60/X600 This guide explains the basic procedure for projecting an image from a notebook computer connected to the Multimedia Projector SX6/SX60/X600. Place the projector on a level table. Connect the supplied computer cable. P32 Connect the power cord and press...
  • Page 132 Highlights the desired point. Mutes the sound temporarily. Adjusts the volume. Displays the time elapsed. Freezes the projected picture. Wait until the cooling fan stops, and the put the projector in the carrying bag. 1I111111111I111111111111111111111111111111111111111111II1111 Y T 1 1 360 0 0 0...
  • Page 133 Product, Canon will, in its sole discretion and without charge, exchange any defective parts for new or comparable rebuilt parts or exchange any defective Product for new or comparable used Product. During the warranty period for the Lamp, Canon will, in its sole discretion and without charge, exchange a defective Lamp for a new Lamp.

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