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Dell™ 1410X Projector
User's Guide

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    Dell™ 1410X Projector User’s Guide...

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    Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell and the DELL logo are trademarks of Dell Inc.; DLP and DLP logo are trademarks of T Microsoft and Windows are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Your Dell Projector Connecting Your Projector Connecting to a Computer Connecting a DVD Player Using Your Projector Turning Your Projector On Turning Your Projector Off Adjusting the Projected Image Adjusting the Projector Zoom and Focus ....

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    DISPLAY (in Video Mode) LAMP SET UP INFORMATION OTHERS Troubleshooting Your Projector Guiding Signals Changing the Lamp Contents ......

  • Page 5: Specifications

    Specifications Contacting Dell Appendix: Glossary .........

  • Page 6: Your Dell Projector

    Your Dell Projector Your projector comes with all the items shown below. Ensure that you have all the items, and contact Dell™ if anything is missing. Package Contents Power cable Remote control AAA Batteries (2) Your Dell Projector 1.8 m VGA cable (VGA to VGA)

  • Page 7: About Your Projector

    Do not try to touch the ventilation outlet as it can become very hot after the projector has been turned on or immediately after it is turned off. Do not look into the lens while the projector is on as it may cause injury to your eyes.

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    Do not place any objects near or in front of the projector or cover its lens while the projector is on as the heat may cause the object to melt or burn. NOTE: • Do not attempt to ceiling mount the projector yourself. It should be installed by a qualified technician.

  • Page 9: Connecting Your Projector

    Connecting Your Projector VGA-B input (D-sub) connector VGA-A input (D-sub) connector S-video connector Composite video connector USB remote connector CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the Safety Instructions as described on page 7. VGA-A output...

  • Page 10: Connecting To A Computer

    VGA to VGA cable USB-A to USB-B cable NOTE: The USB cable is not provided with your projector. NOTE: The USB cable must be connected if you want to use the Page Up and Page Down features on the remote control.

  • Page 11: Monitor Loop-through Connection Using Vga Cables

    Monitor Loop-Through Connection Using VGA Cables Power cord VGA to VGA cable NOTE: Only one VGA cable is shipped with your projector. An additional VGA cable can be purchased on the Dell website at dell.com. Connecting Your Projector...

  • Page 12: Connecting A Dvd Player

    Connecting a DVD Player Using an S-video Cable Power cord S-video cable NOTE: The S-video cable is not shipped with your projector. You can purchase the S-Video extension (50 ft/100 ft) cable on the Dell website at dell.com. Connecting Your Projector...

  • Page 13: Connecting A Dvd Player Using A Composite Video Cable

    Connecting a DVD Player Using a Composite Video Cable Power cord Composite video cable NOTE: The Composite Video cable is not shipped with your projector. You can purchase the Composite Video Extension (50 ft/100 ft) cable on the Dell website at dell.com. Connecting Your Projector...

  • Page 14: Connecting A Dvd Player Using A Component Video Cable

    Power cord VGA to Component Video cable NOTE: The VGA to Component Video cable is not shipped with your projector. You can purchase the VGA to Component Video Extension (50 ft/100 ft) cable on the Dell website at dell.com. Connecting Your Projector...

  • Page 15: Using Your Projector

    "Connecting Your Projector" on page 9 for instructions to connect your source to the projector. By default, the input source of projector is set to VGA-A. Change the input source of projector if necessary. If you have multiple sources connected to the projector, press the Source button on the remote control or control panel to select the desired source.

  • Page 16: Adjusting The Projected Image

    To power off the projector quickly, press the Power button and hold for 1 second while the projector’s cooling fans are still running. NOTE: Before you turn on the projector again, wait for 60 seconds to allow the internal temperature to stabilize.

  • Page 17: Adjusting The Projector Zoom And Focus

    Rotate the zoom tab to zoom in and out. Rotate the focus ring until the image is clear. The projector focuses at distances ranging between 3.28 ft to 39.37 ft (1 m to 12 m).

  • Page 18: Adjusting Projection Image Size

    Adjusting Projection Image Size 303"(769.62 cm) 227"(576.58 cm) 177"(449.58 cm) 126"(320.04 cm) 76"(193.04 cm) 25"(63.5 cm) 22.9" (58.17 cm) 3.28'(1.0 m) Using Your Projector...

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    346 cm) 462 cm) 164.96" X 219.69" X 123.62" 164.96" (419 cm X (558 cm X 314 cm) 419 cm) 156.69" 209.06" (398 cm) (531 cm) 142.13" 189.37" (361 cm) (481 cm) 29.53' 39.37' (9.0 m) (12 m) Using Your Projector...

  • Page 20: Using The Control Panel

    / Keystone adjustment LAMP warning light Using Your Projector Turns the projector on or off. For more information, see "Turning Your Projector On" on page 15 and "Turning Your Projector Off" on page 15. Press to navigate through the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu items.

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    / Source 10 Menu If the TEMP amber indicator is on or blinking, one of the following problems could be occurring: • Internal temperature of the projector is too high • Color wheel failure For more information, see "Troubleshooting Your Projector"...

  • Page 22: Using The Remote Control

    Power Enter Right Down Using Your Projector Turns the projector on or off. For more information, see "Turning Your Projector On" on page 15 and "Turning Your Projector Off" on page 15. Press to confirm the selection. Press to navigate through the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu items.

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    20 Keystone adjustment Press to adjust image distortion caused by tilting Press to change aspect ratio of a displayed image. Press to mute or un-mute the projector speaker. The projector has preset configurations that are optimized for displaying data (presentation slides) or video (movies, games, etc.).

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    25 VGA 26 Video Using Your Projector the projector (+40/-35 degrees). Press to synchronize the projector with the input source. Auto adjust does not operate if the OSD is displayed. Press to increase the image. Press to decrease the image.

  • Page 25: Installing The Remote Control Batteries

    Check the polarity (+/-) marking on the batteries. Insert the batteries and align their polarity correctly according to the marking in the battery compartment. NOTE: Avoid mixing different types of batteries or using new and old batteries together. Slip the battery cover back. Using Your Projector...

  • Page 26: Operating Range With Remote Control

    Operating Range With Remote Control Operating range Angle ±30° Distance 7m/22.27feet Angle NOTE: Actual operating range may slightly differ from the diagram. Weak batteries will also prevent the remote control from properly operating the projector. Using Your Projector Angle...

  • Page 27: Using The On-screen Display

    Using the On-Screen Display • The projector has a multi-language On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu that can be displayed with or without an input source. • To navigate through the tabs in the Main Menu, press the your projectors control panel or remote control.

  • Page 28: Input Select

    INPUT SELECT The Input Select menu allows you to select your projector’s input source. VGA-A—Press to detect VGA-A signal. VGA-B—Press to detect VGA-B signal. —Press to detect S-Video signal. IDEO —Press OMPOSITE IDEO —Press to activate Input Select Advanced menu.

  • Page 29: Picture (in Pc Mode)

    PICTURE (in PC Mode) Using the Picture menu, you can adjust the display settings of your projector. The Picture menu, provides the following options: —Allows you to optimize the display image: Presentation, Bright,...

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    Movie, sRGB (provides more accurate color representation), and Custom (set your preferred settings). NOTE: If you adjust the settings for Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Sharpness, Tint, and Advanced, the projector automatically switches to Custom. —Use RIGHTNESS —Use ONTRAST —Allows you to adjust the video source from black and white to fully ATURATION saturated color.

  • Page 31: Display (in Pc Mode)

    OLOR PACE YPbPr. DISPLAY (in PC Mode) Using the Display menu, you can adjust the display settings of your projector. The Picture menu, provides the following options: —Allows you to select the aspect ratio to adjust how the image SPECT ATIO appears.

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    —Synchronize the phase of the display signal with the graphic card. If you RACKING experience an unstable or flickering image, use Tracking to correct it. This is a fine adjustment. Using Your Projector to move the image to the left and to move the image down and to move the...

  • Page 33: Display (in Video Mode)

    DISPLAY (in Video Mode) Using the Display menu, you can adjust the display settings of your projector. The Picture menu, provides the following options: —Allows you to select the aspect ratio to adjust how the image SPECT ATIO appears. •...

  • Page 34: Lamp

    LAMP Using the Lamp menu, you can adjust the display settings of your projector. The Lamp menu provides the following options: —Allows you to select between Normal and ECO mode. Normal mode operates at full power level. ECO Mode operates at a lower power level which may provide longer lamp life, quieter operation, and dimmer luminance output on the screen.

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    Front Projection-Ceiling Mount — The projector turns the image upside down for ceiling-mounted projection. • Rear Projection-Desktop — The projector reverses the image so that you can project from behind a translucent screen. • Rear Projection-Ceiling Mount — The projector reverses and turns the image upside down.

  • Page 36: Information

    INFORMATION The Information menu displays the current projector settings. OTHERS The Others menu allows you to change settings for Menu, Audio, Power, and Security. You can also perform Test Pattern and Factory Reset. — Select and press ETTINGS settings consists of the following options: —...

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    — OWER AVING projector is set to enter power saving mode after 120 minutes of no activity. A warning message appears on screen showing a 60-second countdown before switching to power saving mode. Press any key buttons during countdown period to stop power saving mode.

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    NOTE: Before you turn on the projector again, wait for 60 seconds to allow the internal temperature to stabilize. The projector will take a longer time to turn on if you try to power on immediately. Its cooling fan will run at full speed for about 30 seconds to stabilize the internal temperature.

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    If you have entered an incorrect password, you will be given another 2 chances. After the three invalid attempts, the projector will automatically turn off. NOTE: If you forget your password, contact DELL™ or a qualified service personnel. To disable the password function, select Off to disable the function.

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    HANGE ASSWORD password and confirm the new password again. — Test Pattern is used to test focus and resolution. ATTERN Using Your Projector —Key in the original password, then enter the new...

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    — Select and press ACTORY ESET warning message below appears. Reset items include both computer sources and video source settings. buttons on the control panel to reset all settings to its factory default, the Using Your Projector buttons on the...

  • Page 42: Troubleshooting Your Projector

    Troubleshooting Your Projector If you experience problems with your projector, see the following troubleshooting tips. If the problem persists, contact Dell™ (see Contacting Dell™ on page 53). Problem No image appears on the screen Missing Input Source. Cannot switch to particular Input Source.

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    Possible Solution Press the Auto Adjust button on the remote control or the control panel. If you are using a Dell™ portable computer, set the resolution of the computer to XGA (1024 x 768): Right-click the unused portion of your ®...

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    When the lamp reaches its end of life, it may burn out and may make a loud popping sound. If this occurs, the projector does not turn back on. To replace the lamp, see "Changing the Lamp" on page 47.

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    (continued) Problem TEMP light is blinking amber A projector fan has failed and the projector The OSD does not appear on the screen The remote control is not operating smoothly or works only within a limited range (continued) Possible Solution will automatically shut down.

  • Page 46: Guiding Signals

    Unplug the power cord after three minutes and then turn on the projector. If this problem persists, contact Dell. Fault - DC Power supply has been interrupted. The supply (+12V) projector automatically shuts down. Unplug the power cord after three minutes and then turn on the projector.

  • Page 47: Changing The Lamp

    Replace the lamp when the message "Lamp is approaching the end of its useful life in the operation. Replacement suggested! www.dell.com/lamps" appears on the screen. If this problem persists after replacing the lamp, contact Dell™. For more information, see Contacting Dell™on page 53.

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    LAMP(S) INSIDE THIS PRODUCT CONTAIN MERCURY AND MUST BE RECYCLED OR DISPOSED OF ACCORDING TO LOCAL, STATE OR FEDERAL LAWS. FOR MORE INFORMATION, GO TO WWW.DELL.COM/HG OR CONTACT THE ELECTRONIC INDUSTRIES ALLIANCE AT WWW.EIAE.ORG. FOR LAMP SPECIFIC DISPOSAL INFORMATION CHECK WWW.LAMPRECYCLE.ORG.

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    Specifications Light Valve Brightness Contrast Ratio Uniformity Number of Pixels Displayable Color Color Wheel Speed Projection Lens Projection Screen Size Projection Distance Video Compatibility Power Supply Power Consumption Audio Noise Level Weight 0.55" XGA S450 DMD, DarkChip3™ 2700 ANSI Lumens (Max.) 2200:1 Typical (Full On/Full Off) 90% Typical (Japan Standard - JBMA) 1024 x 768 (XGA)

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    Dimensions (W x H x D) Environmental I/O Connectors Lamp Specifications 11.26 x 3.54 x 7.56 inches (286 x 90 x 192 mm) 3.54"(90mm) Operating temperature: 5 Humidity: 80% maximum Storage temperature: 0 C to 60 Humidity: 90% maximum Shipping temperature: -20 F to 140 Humidity: 90% maximum Power: One AC power socket (3-pins - C14 inlet)

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    NOTE: The lamp life rating for any projector is a measure of brightness degradation only, and is not a specification for the time it takes a lamp to fail and cease light output. Lamp life is defined as the time it takes for more than 50 percent of a lamp sample population to have brightness decrease by approximately 50 percent of the rated lumens for the specified lamp.

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    Compatibility Modes (Analog/Digital) Resolution 640 x 350 640 x 480 640 x 480 p60 720 x 480 p60 720 x 576 p50 720 x 400 640 x 480 848 x 480 640 x 480 800 x 600 800 x 600 800 x 600 1024 x 768 1280 x 720 p50...

  • Page 53: Contacting Dell

    Dell product catalog. Dell™ provides several online and telephone-based support and service options. Availability varies by country and product, and some services may not be available in your area. To contact Dell for sales, technical support, or customer service issues: Visit support.dell.com.

  • Page 54: Appendix: Glossary

    Compressed Resolution — If the input images are of higher resolution than the native resolution of the projector, the resulting image will be scaled to fit the native resolution of the projector. The nature of compression in a digital device means that some image content is lost.

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    (usually a wide-top narrow-bottom effect) of a projected image caused by improper projector to screen angle. Maximum Distance — The distance from a screen the projector can be to cast an image that is usable (bright enough) in a fully darkened room.

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    Zoom Lens Ratio — Is the ratio between the smallest and largest image a lens can projector from a fixed distance. For example, a 1.4:1 zoom lens ratio means that a 10 foot image without zoom would be a 14 foot image with full zoom.

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    Power cord connector 9 S-video connector 9 USB remote connector 9 VGA-A input (D-sub) connector VGA-A output (monitor loop-through) 9 VGA-B input (D-sub) connector Contact Dell 6 Control Panel 20 Dell contacting 53 Main Unit 7 Control panel 7 Focus ring 7...

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    I/O Connectors 50 Light Valve 49 Noise Level 49 Number of Pixels 49 Power Consumption 49 Power Supply 49 Projection Distance 49 Projection Lens 49 Projection Screen Size 49 Uniformity 49 Video Compatibility 49 Weight 49 support contacting Dell 53...

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    53 Test Pattern 40 Troubleshooting 42 Contact Dell 42 Volume 37 Index...

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