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Dell™ 1610HD Projector
User's Guide

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    Dell™ 1610HD 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

    ..... Connecting a DVD Player Using an HDMI Cable To control the projector that is connected to a network through an RJ45 cable.

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    Turning Your Projector Off Adjusting the Projected Image Raising the Projector Height Lowering the Projector Height Adjusting the Projector Zoom and Focus Adjusting Projection Image Size Using the Control Panel Using the Remote Control Installing the Remote Control Batteries Operating Range With Remote Control...

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    Troubleshooting Your Projector Guiding Signals Changing the Lamp 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 Carrying case CD User’s Guide & Documentation Your Dell Projector 1.8m VGA cable (VGA to VGA)

  • Page 7: About Your Projector

    Do not use the projector near appliances that generate a lot of heat. Do not use the projector in areas where there is an excessive amount of dust. The dust may cause the system to fail and the projector will automatically shutdown.

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    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.

  • Page 9: Connecting Your Projector

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

  • 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 Computer Using An Rs232 Cable

    Connecting a Computer Using an RS232 cable Power cord RS232 cable NOTE: The RS232 cable is not shipped with your projector. Consult a professional installer for the cable and RS232 remote control software. Connecting Your Projector...

  • Page 13: 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 14: 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 15: 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 16: Connecting A Dvd Player Using An Hdmi Cable

    Connecting a DVD Player Using an HDMI Cable Power cord HDMI cable NOTE: The HDMI cable is not shipped with your projector. Connecting Your Projector...

  • Page 17: Connecting To Local Area Network

    Connecting to Local Area Network To control the projector that is connected to a network through an RJ45 cable. Power cord RJ45 cable NOTE: The RJ45 cable is not shipped with your projector. Local Area Network (LAN) Connecting Your Projector...

  • Page 18: Connection With Commercial Rs232 Control Box

    Connection With Commercial RS232 Control Box Power cord RS232 cable Commercial RS232 control box NOTE: The RS232 cable is not shipped with your projector. Consult a professional technician to obtain the cable. Connecting Your Projector...

  • Page 19: 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 20: 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 21: 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 3.94 ft to 32.81 ft (1.2 m to 10 m).

  • Page 22: Adjusting Projection Image Size

    Adjusting Projection Image Size 362"(919.48 cm) 326"(828.04 cm) 254"(645.16 cm) 181"(459.74 cm) 109"(276.86 cm) 44"(111.76 cm) 36.3" (92.20 cm) 3.94'(1.2m) Using Your Projector...

  • Page 23: Using The Control Panel

    (703 cm X (781 cm X 439 cm) 488 cm) 230.71" X 256.30" X 144.09" 160.24" (586 cm X (651 cm X 366 cm) 407 cm) 194.49" 216.14" (494 cm) (549 cm) 162.20" 179.92" (412 cm) (457 cm) (10.0m) Using Your Projector...

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    • Lamp driver failure • Color wheel failure For more information, see "Troubleshooting Your Projector" on page 61 and "Guiding Signals" on page 65. If the TEMP amber indicator is on or blinking, one of the following problems could be occurring: •...

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    Press to navigate through the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu items. Press to adjust image distortion caused by tilting the projector (+40/-35 degrees). Press to activate the OSD. Use the directional keys and the Menu button to navigate through the OSD.

  • Page 26: Using The Remote Control

    Down Aspect Ratio Mute Using Your Projector Turns the projector on or off. For more information, see "Turning Your Projector On" on page 19 and "Turning Your Projector Off" on page 19. Press to confirm the selection. Press to navigate through the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu items.

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    Volume down Keystone adjustment Keystone adjustment - Press to adjust image distortion caused by tilting the The projector has preset configurations that are optimized for displaying data (presentation slides) or video (movies, games, etc.). Press the Video Mode button to toggle between Presentation mode, Bright mode, Movie mode, sRGB, or Custom mode.

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    Auto adjust Zoom + Zoom - Video Using Your Projector 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. Press to choose VGA source.

  • Page 29: 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 30: Operating Range With Remote Control

    Operating Range With Remote Control Operating range Angle ±30° Distance 7m/22.97feet 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 31: 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 projector’s control panel or remote control.

  • Page 32: Input Select

    INPUT SELECT The Input Select menu allows you to select your projector’s input source. VGA-A—Press on the control panel or press Enter button on the remote control to detect VGA-A signal. VGA-B—Press on the control panel or press Enter button on the remote control to detect VGA-B signal.

  • Page 33: 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,...

  • Page 34: Picture (in Video Mode)

    PICTURE (in Video 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, IDEO MODE Movie, sRGB (provides more accurate color representation), and Custom (set your preferred settings).If you adjust the settings for Brightness, Contrast,...

  • Page 35: 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 on the control panel or press Enter button on Adjust the image scale by pressing press on the control panel or press Enter button on the remote control to view.

  • Page 37: 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 38: 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.

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    NETWORK The Network menu allows you to configure the network connection settings. DHCP A —If a DHCP server exists in the network to which the projector is DDRESS connected, the IP address will automatically be acquired when you select DHCP On.

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    IP A —Automatically or manually assigns the IP address to the projector DDRESS connected to the network. —Configure the Subnet Mask of the network connection. UBNET —Check the Gateway address with your network/system administrator if ATEWAY you configure it manually.

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    NOTE: To capture a full image, ensure the input signal that is connected to the projector is 1024 x 768 resolution. Using Your Projector on the control panel or press Enter button Allows you to change the position of the OSD menu on —...

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    — Select Dell to use the Dell logo as wallpaper. Select Captured to CREEN set the captured image as wallpaper. — Select and press ESET the remote control to delete the captured picture and set back to the default setting.

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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 qualified service personnel. To disable the password function, select Off to disable the function.

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    — Select On to enable close caption and activate the closed LOSED APTION caption menu. Select an appropriate closed captions option: CC1, CC2, CC3, and CC4. Using Your Projector —Key in the original password, then enter the new...

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    Reset items include both computer sources and video source settings. buttons on the control panel on the control panel or press Enter button Using Your Projector buttons on the...

  • Page 48: Managing The Projector From Web Management

    Management Configuring the Network Setting If the projector is connected to a network, you can access the projector using a web browser by configuring the network setting (TCP/IP). When using the network function, the IP address should be unique. For configuring the network setting, refer to "Network"...

  • Page 49: Managing Properties

    Managing Properties Home • Access the Web Management Home page by entering the projector’s IP address at the web browser. See "Network" on page 40. • Language: Allows you to set the language for web management. Using Your Projector...

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    (up to 21 characters for each field). Press Save to store the settings. • Choose DHCP to assign an IP address to the projector from a DHCP server automatically, or Manual to assign an IP address manually. Using Your Projector...

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    There are 4 projection modes: Front Projection-Desktop, Front Projection-Ceiling Mount, Rear Projection- Desktop and Rear Projection-Ceiling Mount • Source Select: The Source Select menu allows you to select your projector input source. You can select VGA-A, VGA-B, S-V and HDMI •...

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    • Volume: You can select the value (0~20) for the audio volume • Speaker: You can select On to enable the audio function or select Off to disable the audio function. Using Your Projector adjust the brightness of the image.

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    • Alert Condition: You can select the abnormalities or warnings to be notified by email. When any of the alert conditions occur, an email will be sent to the recipients (To/Cc). • Out going SMTP server, User name and Password should be provided by your network administrator or MIS. Using Your Projector...

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    Web Management. • New Password: Enter new password • Confirm Password: Enter password again and submit • Write Community: Set security for SNMP . Enter password and submit. NOTE: Contact Dell if you forget your administrator password. Using Your Projector...

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    Login Page • Administrator Password: Enter the Administrator Password and click Login. Using Your Projector...

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    Firmware Update Use the Firmware Update page to update your projector’s firmware. Press Update to start. • Please wait till the count reaches 0. Using Your Projector...

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    • Wait for 3 seconds and it will proceed to the next step automatically. • Select the file to upgrade and click the Upgrade button. When upgrading is in progress, the Cancel button is disabled. Using Your Projector...

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    • Please wait till the count reaches 0. • When upgrade is complete, please click the ReLogin button to go back to the Web Management Home Page. Using Your Projector...

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    TIPS: I would like remote access the projector via Internet. What is the better setting for the browser? I would like to remote access the projector via Internet. What socket port number should I open for it in the firewall?

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    Some SMTP servers will check whether the mail address of "From" correlates with the "User name" and "Password". For example, you use test@dell.com as the mail address in "From". You should also use test@dell.com account information for the User name and the password to log in the SMTP server.

  • Page 61: 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 74. 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 WXGA (1280 x 800) or 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 67.

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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 Troubleshooting Your Projector...

  • Page 65: Guiding Signals

    Ensure that the air vents are not blocked and that the ambient temperature is within operational range. If the problem persists, contact Dell. Lamp The lamp is overheated. The air vents overheated may be blocked. The projector automatically shuts down.

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    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. If this problem persists, contact Dell. Lamp module Lamp module connection may be connection disrupted. Check the lamp module and failed ensure that it is properly installed.

  • Page 67: 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 74.

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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.

  • Page 69: Specifications

    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 0.65" WXGA S450 DMD, DarkChip3™ 3500 ANSI Lumens (Max.) 2100:1 Typical (Full On/Full Off) 85% Typical (Japan Standard - JBMA) 1280 x 800 (WXGA) 1.07 billion colors...

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    Audio Noise Level Weight Dimensions (W x H x D) Environmental I/O Connectors Specifications 1 speaker x 8watt RMS 35 dB(A) Normal mode, 32 dB(A) Eco mode 5.2 lbs (2.36 kg) 11.68 x 3.46 x 7.96 +/- 0.04 inches (296.5 x 87.9 x 202 +/- 1 mm) 3.46"(87.9mm) Operating temperature: 5...

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    Lamp 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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    Example: Power ON Command (Send low byte firstly) • --> 0xBE, 0xEF, 0x10, 0x05, 0x00, 0xC6, 0xFF, 0x11, 0x11, 0x01, 0x00, 0x01 • Control Commands List To view the latest RS232 code, go to the Dell Support site at: support.dell.com. Specifications RS232 Pin Assignment Value 19200...

  • Page 73

    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 74: 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 75: 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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    NTSC — National Television Standards Committee. North American standard for video and broadcasting, with a video format of 525 lines at 30 frames per second. PAL — Phase Alternating Line. A European broadcast standard for video and broadcasting, with a video format of 625 lines at 25 frames per second. Reverse Image —...

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    HDMI connector 9 Microphone connector 9 Power cord connector 9 RS232 connector 9 Security cable slot 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...

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    Control Panel 23 Dell contacting 74 Main Unit 7 Control panel 7 Elevator button 7 Focus ring 7 IR receiver 7 Lens 7 Zoom tab 7 Menu Position 42 Menu Settings 42 Menu Timeout 42 Menu Transparency 42 Mute 43...

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    Power Supply 69 Projection Distance 69 Projection Lens 69 Projection Screen Size 69 RS232 Protocol 72 Uniformity 69 Video Compatibility 69 Weight 70 support contacting Dell 74 telephone numbers 74 Test Pattern 47 Troubleshooting 61 Contact Dell 61 Volume 43 Index...

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