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  • Page 1 DATA PROJECTOR XJ-450 User’s Guide Keep this manual in a safe place for future reference.
  • Page 2 • Digital Light Processing are trademarks of Texas Instruments Incorporated of the United States. • Microsoft, Windows, Windows NT, Windows XP, and the Windows logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation of the United States in the United States and other countries. •...
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions Safety Precautions Thank you for selecting this CASIO product. Be sure to read these “Safety Precautions” before trying to use it. After reading this User’s Guide, keep it in a safe place for future reference. About safety symbols Various symbols are used in this User’s Guide and on the product itself to ensure...
  • Page 4: Precautions During Use

    Continued use creates the risk of fire and electric shock. Immediately perform the following steps. Unplug the projector. Contact your original dealer or authorized CASIO service center. GMalfunction Immediately stop using the projector if the screen appears abnormal, if sound is not...
  • Page 5 Be sure to leave all internal inspection, adjustment, and repair up to your original dealer or authorized CASIO service center. GDropping and impact Continued use of the projector after it has been damaged by...
  • Page 6 Be sure to leave all internal inspection, adjustment, and repair up to your original dealer or authorized CASIO Service Center. Never allow the remote controller to become wet. Water creates the risk of fire and electric shock.
  • Page 7 GLens effect Never have an aquarium or any other object that produces a lens effect in front of the projector while the lamp is on. Such an object creates the risk of fire. GLens Never touch the lens with your hand.
  • Page 8: Battery Precautions

    Safety Precautions Battery Precautions Warning Misuse of batteries can cause them to leak and stain the area around them, or to explode, creating the risk of fire and personal injury. Make sure that you always observe the following precautions. • Never try to take batteries apart and do not allow them to become shorted.
  • Page 9: Lamp Precautions

    Should the lamp break, be sure to contact your original dealer or authorized CASIO service center to request replacement. Attempting to replace a broken lamp on your own creates the risk of personal injury due to broken glass or dispersed mercury.
  • Page 10: Operating Precautions

    If the lamp continues to be used after its lamp life is reached, after 100 hours the projector will enter a cool down state and then go into standby. The projector will not turn on again until you replace the lamp.
  • Page 11: Other Precautions

    When replacing the lamp, use the special screwdriver that comes with the YL-40 replacement lamp. Other Precautions This projector is made of precision components. Failure to observe the following precautions can result in inability to correctly save data and malfunction. GNever use or store the projector in the following locations. Doing so creates the risk of malfunction of and damage to the projector.
  • Page 12 Any other use is forbidden without the permission of CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. • CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. shall not be held liable for any lost profits or claims from third parties arising out of the use of this product or this manual.
  • Page 13: Table Of Contents

    Adjusting the Projector Elevation Angle ... 35 Rear Projection (From the Back of the Screen) ... 37 Connecting a Computer to the Projector (Video and Audio) ... 37 Connecting a Computer to the Projector’s USB Port ... 38 Connecting to a Standard Video Device ... 39 Connecting to a Component Video Output Device ...
  • Page 14 Input Settings ... 89 Option Settings1... 92 Option Settings2... 106 Operational Info... 109 Restore All Defaults ... 110 User Maintenance ...111 Cleaning the Projector... 111 Replacing the Lamp ... 111 Troubleshooting...119 Indicators and Alert Tones ... 119 Projector Troubleshooting ... 122 Appendix...124 Specifications ...
  • Page 15: Features And Functions

    2X zoom makes it possible to produce a projected image of the size you want from a range of possible distances. To project onto a 60-inch screen, for example, you can set up the projector anywhere from 1.6 meters (5.25 feet) to 3.2 meters (10.5 feet) from the screen.
  • Page 16: General Guide

    General Guide This section defines the names and explains the main functions of each part of the projector. [Front/Top/Left side] Speaker [Back, Terminals] (page 19) Key and Indicator Panel [Key and Indicator Panel] (page 21) Exhaust vents Setup Precautions (page 33) Never allow the exhaust vents to become blocked, and make sure there is at least 30 cm (11.8 inches) clearance around the...
  • Page 17 General Guide Lens Warning Never look into the lens while the projector is turned on. Sensors Finger smudges or dirt on the sensors can cause keystone correction problems. Should the sensors ever become soiled, wipe Caution them clean using a commercially available lens cloth or optical lens paper, like those for eyeglasses or camera lenses.
  • Page 18 To change the projector elevation angle (page 35) Intake vents Setup Precautions (page 33) Never allow the intake vents on the back or the bottom of the projector Warning to become blocked. Blocked vents can cause heat to build up, creating the risk of fire and malfunction.
  • Page 19 Projection key panel cover Intake vents Setup Precautions (page 33) Never allow the intake vents on the back or the bottom of the projector Warning to become blocked. Blocked vents can cause heat to build up, creating the risk of fire and malfunction.
  • Page 20 General Guide AUDIO input terminal Connecting a Computer to the Projector (Video and Audio) (page 37) Connecting to a Standard Video Device (page 39) Power connector Turning On the Projector(page 41) : For connection to the audio output terminal of a computer or video device using a commercially available audio cable (∅.3.5mm stereo).
  • Page 21 General Guide Using the Projection Key Panel You can use the keys on the projection key panel to control the projector when the remote controller is not available for some reason. Opening and Closing the Projection Key Panel Cover [Key and Indicator Panel]...
  • Page 22 [ESC] key When a menu screen is displayed, to back-step to the previous screen ( page 68) To perform a mouse right-click operation on the computer connected to the projector’s USB port. ( page 62) : Press to perform Auto Focus and auto keystone correction.
  • Page 23 Cursor keys To move the highlighting (selection cursor) on the menu screen ( page 68) To perform mouse operations on the computer connected to the projector’s USB por ( page 62) *In this manual, cursor key operations are indicated as [ ], [ ], [ ], [ ].
  • Page 24: Remote Controller

    Be sure to leave all internal inspection, adjustment, and repair up to your original dealer or authorized CASIO Service Center. Never allow the remote controller to become wet. Water creates the risk of fire and electric shock.
  • Page 25 Remote Controller The asterisks (*) in the following explanations indicate keys that have the same names and functions as keys on the projector itself. Note that the operations of remote controller keys , and can be performed using the projector’s [INPUT] key.
  • Page 26 *Cursor keys To move the highlighting (selection cursor) on the menu screen ( page 68) To perform mouse operations on the computer connected to the projector’s USB por ( page 62) * In this manual, cursor key operations are indicated as [ ], [ ], [ ], [ ].
  • Page 27: Loading Remote Controller Batteries

    Be sure to use alkaline batteries only. Replace remote controller batteries with a set of new ones whenever the remote controller does not work or if you need to move the remote controller very close to the projector before it will work.
  • Page 28: Using The Laser Pointer

    Remote Controller Load two new batteries into the case, making sure that their positive (+) and negative (–) ends are facing correctly. Replace the battery cover on the back of the remote controller. Using the Laser Pointer The remote controller includes a laser pointer that you can use during a presentation to indicate a specific item within an image.
  • Page 29: Remote Controller Signal Range

    Remote Controller Signal Range When performing an operation on the remote controller, point it at the remote control signal port on the back or front of the projector. The following illustration shows the range of the remote controller signal. ± 40 degrees max.
  • Page 30: Getting Ready

    Getting Ready This section explains how to set up the projector to get it ready for use, and how to connect it to an input source (computer or video device). It also includes information about how to turn on the projector, how to select the display language the first time you turn it on, and precautions you need to keep in mind concerning the power supply.
  • Page 31 Getting Ready The allowable projection range is from 0.8 meter (2.62 feet) to 16 meters (52.49 feet), which is the distance from the surface of the lens to the screen. Screen Size 300 8.0 m to 16.0 m (26.25 feet to 52.49 feet) 16 m 14 m 12 m...
  • Page 32 Getting Ready The following table shows the relationship between the distance and projected image size. Projection Size Screen Size Diagonal (cm) The minimum/maximum distances in the above table define the ranges within which manual focus is possible. The ranges for Auto Focus and auto keystone correction are smaller.
  • Page 33: Setup Precautions

    Do not allow the intake vents on the bottom of the projector to become blocked. Do not locate any objects near the projector while it is in use. Keep all items at least 30 cm (11.8 inches) away from the exhaust vents.
  • Page 34: Projector Angle To The Screen

    Getting Ready Projector Angle to the Screen The following shows the allowable angle that the projector can be positioned relative to the screen. Vertical Screen The angles shown in the above illustration are subject to the following conditions. Projection of an image from a computer (Resolution: 1024 × 768; Vertical Frequency:...
  • Page 35: Adjusting The Projector Elevation Angle

    Getting Ready Adjusting the Projector Elevation Angle You can change the elevation angle of the projector in a range of 0 to 8 degrees. You can also make fine adjustments to the left and right side elevation angle when necessary.
  • Page 36 Rotate to adjust horizontal alignment. To retract the elevation adjustment foot, hold down the release button and slide the elevation adjustment foot back into the projector. Never try to forcibly change the elevation adjustment foot position without pressing the release button.
  • Page 37: Rear Projection (From The Back Of The Screen)

    Connecting a Computer to the Projector (Video and Audio) You can use the projector to project an image of video output from a computer. You can also output audio from the computer through the projector’s speaker. Always turn off the projector and the computer before connecting them.
  • Page 38: Connecting A Computer To The Projector's Usb Port

    Connecting a Computer to the Projector’s USB Port After you connect a computer to the projector’s USB port, you can use the remote controller to perform computer mouse operations, and previous page and next page operations. The illustration shows how to connect to the USB port.
  • Page 39: Connecting To A Standard Video Device

    Getting Ready Connecting to a Standard Video Device You can use the projector to project an image from a video deck, TV, video camera, or other video device. You can also output audio from the video device through the projector’s speaker.
  • Page 40: Connecting To A Component Video Output Device

    (Green: Y; Blue: Cb/Pb; Red: Cr/Pr). You can use the optional YK-3 component video cable to connect to pin jack (RCA) type component video output terminals. The projector does not support connection to any other type of terminal.
  • Page 41: Turning On The Projector

    Make sure that you use a power source with the same voltage as that specified for the projector. Do not share the outlet supplying power to the projector with other devices. If you are using an extension cord, make sure that the ampere rating of the extension cord is compatible with the power consumption value of this projector.
  • Page 42 Press the [ ] (power) key. This causes the POWER/STANDBY indicator to flash green, which indicates that the projector is warming up. After a short while, the start up screen will be projected (warm up is still in progress). After warm up is complete, POWER/STANDBY indicator stops flashing and remains lit green, and the projector starts projecting an image from the device connected to it.
  • Page 43 Getting Ready Specifying the Display Message Language A “Language” window will be projected the first time you turn on the projector. Use the menu on this screen to specify the display language you want to use. Use the cursor [ ] and [ ] keys to highlight the language you want to use.
  • Page 44: Turning Off The Projector

    Turning Off the Projector When you turn off the projector, the lamp goes out and the projector goes into a cool down state. Note that you will not be able to turn the projector back on again while it is cooling down.
  • Page 45: Auto Power Off

    10 minutes. When Auto Power Off is triggered, the projector first enters a cool down state, the same as it does when you press the [ The POWER/STANDBY indicator flashes amber to indicate that the projector is cooling down.
  • Page 46: Projection Operations

    Start projection (presentation, video, etc.) • Perform the required operation on the input source computer or video equipment. • Use the projector’s various functions to adjust the projected image as required. ] (power) key to turn on the projector. ( page 37 to 40)
  • Page 47 Projection Operations Auto Input Source Selection When you turn on the projector, it checks the status of each input source (whether or not the input source is sending a signal) in the sequence shown below. It automatically selects the first input source it finds that is sending an input signal, and projects the applicable image.
  • Page 48 The procedure you should use to select the input source depends on whether you are using projector keys or remote controller keys. [Projector] [INPUT] key To select the input source using projector keys On the projector, press the [INPUT] key to cycle through input sources in the sequence shown below. (RGB/Component) MENU KEYSTONE...
  • Page 49 Whether the displayed input source name shows [RGB] or [Component] depends on the current “Input Settings projector’s setup menu. If the input source name shows this: Component For information about configuring setup menu settings, see “Using the Setup Menu” on page 64.
  • Page 50: Zoom And Focus

    Projection Operations Zoom and Focus Use the [ZOOM] keys to adjust the image size, and the [FOCUS] keys to focus the image. To adjust image size Hold down the [ZOOM +] key to increase the size of the image or the [ZOOM –] key to decrease it.
  • Page 51 Projection Operations Auto Adjustment of an RGB Image When the input source is RGB (computer), the projector automatically adjusts vertical and horizontal positioning, frequency, and phase whenever it detects an RGB signal (following input source selection, power up, etc.) You can also execute an automatic adjustment operation by pressing the [AUTO] key.
  • Page 52 The projector outputs images using XGA (1024 pixels × 768 pixels) video resolution. When the input signal from the computer connected to the projector is not an XGA signal, “Resize Image To Fit” automatically enlarges or reduces the image so it matches the projector’s video resolution and fills the entire screen.
  • Page 53: Keystone Correction (Keystone)

    Projection Operations Keystone Correction (KEYSTONE) When the projector is at an angle to the screen it is projecting on, the projected image may have different length left and right edges, or top and bottom edges. This phenomenon is called, “keystoning”. This projector comes with functions for automatic as well as manual keystone correction, which provides a regularly shaped projected image.
  • Page 54 This enters the pre-focus mode, which projects an alignment chart like the one shown below. The size of the alignment chart depends on screen and projector setup conditions. Adjust the angle and position of the projector as required so the projected chart fits within the screen area.
  • Page 55: Manual Keystone Correction

    Proper Auto keystone correction and Auto Focus are not possible if the projector is not on a level surface. Make sure you set up the projector correctly, in accordance with the information under “Getting Ready” (page 30).
  • Page 56: Adjusting The Volume Level (Vol +/-)

    Adjusting the Volume Level (VOL +/–) You can use the remote controller keys to adjust the volume level of the audio that is output from the projector’s speaker. To adjust the volume level On the remote controller, press the [VOL +] or [VOL –] key.
  • Page 57: Enlarging The Projected Image (D-Zoom +/-)

    Projection Operations Enlarging the Projected Image (D-ZOOM +/–) You can use the remote controller’s zoom keys to enlarge a specific part of the projected image up to four times its original size. To enlarge part of the projected image On the remote controller, press the [D-ZOOM +] or [D-ZOOM –] key. This causes a cross cursor to appear on the projected image.
  • Page 58 Projection Operations On the remote controller, press the [D-ZOOM +] key to enlarge the image. You can press the [D-ZOOM +] key again to further enlarge the image, up to 4 times. You can back step through the image enlargements by pressing the [D-ZOOM –] key. You can shift the zoomed image up, down, left, or right by pressing the applicable remote controller cursor key.
  • Page 59: Using Picture-In-Picture (P-In-P)

    Projection Operations Using Picture-in-Picture (P-IN-P) While RGB is selected as the input source, you can display a sub-window that simultaneously displays the image being input through the VIDEO or S-VIDEO terminal. This function is called “picture-in-picture” or “P-IN-P”. RGB input image The initial default setting for the sub-window input source is VIDEO.
  • Page 60 On the remote controller, press the [RGB] key to select RGB as the input source. You can also select the input source using the projector’s [INPUT] key. On the remote controller, press the [P-IN-P] key to display the sub- window.
  • Page 61: Muting The Image And Audio (Mute)

    Projection Operations To change the size of the sub-window While a sub-window is displayed, use the [D-ZOOM +] and [D-ZOOM –] keys to select one of the three available sub-window sizes (small, medium, large). When RGB is selected as the input source, certain signal types (1600 × 1200 UXGA signal, for example) do not support selection of the large sub-window size.
  • Page 62: Freezing The Projected Image (Freeze)

    Projection Operations Freezing the Projected Image (FREEZE) The freeze function stores the current projected image in projector memory, and projects it as a still image. To freeze the projected image On the remote controller, press the [FREEZE] key. This freezes the image that was being projected when you pressed the [FREEZE] key.
  • Page 63 Projection Operations Use the remote controller to perform mouse operations as described below. To do this: Move the pointer on the computer screen up, down, left, or right Scroll up one page Scroll down one page Perform a left-click operation Perform a right-click operation Note that wireless mouse operations are not possible while a manual keystone correction (page 55), volume adjustment (page 56), image enlargement (page 57), or P-IN-P (page 59)
  • Page 64: Using The Setup Menu

    Pressing the [MENU] key while an image is being projected displays the setup menu on the projected image. The setup menu can be used to configure a variety of different projector settings. See the “Setup Menu Setting List” on page 65 for details about the settings that are available.
  • Page 65 Using the Setup Menu Setup Menu Setting List Main menu Sub-menu Brightness Contrast Sharpness Saturation Tint Gamma Mode Image Color Balance Adjustment Vertical Position Horizontal Position Frequency Phase Noise Filter Restore Menu Defaults Volume Volume Adjustment Restore Menu Defaults Vertical Keystone Correction Horizontal Keystone Correction...
  • Page 66 Using the Setup Menu Setup Menu Setting List Main menu Sub-menu Auto Input Detect Auto Adjust Low-noise Mode Auto Power Off Key Lock Option Settings1 Power On Password Custom Logo Settings Language Alert Tones Restore Menu Defaults AF/AK Mode Power On AF/AK Option Mode Settings2...
  • Page 67: Before Configuring Menu Settings

    Using the Setup Menu Before Configuring Menu Settings Always remember that the settings you configure on the setup menu are applied for the input source (RGB, Component, S-VIDEO, VIDEO) that was selected when you displayed the setup menu. Note the following important points. The items that appear on the setup menu depend on the currently selected input source and other factors.
  • Page 68: Setup Menu Screen Operations

    Using the Setup Menu Setup Menu Screen Operations This section explains projector operations you need to perform while configuring setup menu settings. It also provides details about each sub-menu item type. Basic Setup Menu Operations The following is the general flow of the steps you need to perform when configuring setup menu operations.
  • Page 69 Using the Setup Menu Use the [ ] and [ ] keys to select the main menu whose sub-menu contains the settings you want to configure. The settings for the selected main menu item appear in the sub-menu. Press the [ENTER] key. This selects the top item in the sub-menu.
  • Page 70 Using the Setup Menu Change the setting or select an option to configure the currently selected sub-menu item. The operation you need to perform depends on the sub-menu item type. See “Setup Menu Overview” on page 64 for more information. For information about how to configure settings for each sub-menu item, see “Sub-menu Operations”...
  • Page 71 Using the Setup Menu Selection Type Sub-menu Item This type of sub-menu item provides a number of options from which you can choose. Example : Screen Settings Operation: The currently selected option is indicated by a black button next to it. Use the [ ] and [ ] keys to move between the selections, which causes the buttons next to them to become either black (selected) or white (deselected).
  • Page 72 Using the Setup Menu Perform steps 2 through 4 under “Basic Setup Menu Operations” on page 68. On the “Input Settings” main menu, select the “Video Signal” sub-menu item. Press the [ENTER] key. This displays the video signal selection screen shown below. Use the [ ] and [ ] keys to highlight the item you want to select, and then press the [ENTER] key.
  • Page 73 Using the Setup Menu Execution Type Sub-menu Item This type of sub-menu item returns a setting to its initial default value. Examples: Image Adjustment Lamp Time Initializing Settings (page 74) Resetting the Lamp Time (page 117) Information Type Sub-menu Item This type of sub-menu item provides status and setup information.
  • Page 74 Using the Setup Menu Initializing Settings The setup menu lets you initialize the settings of a particular main menu item, or for all setup menu items. To initialize the settings of a particular main menu item Example: To initialize the settings of the “Image Adjustment” main menu item. Performing the following procedure returns all of the sub-menu items under the currently selected main menu item to their initial default settings.
  • Page 75 Using the Setup Menu Press the [ENTER] key. This displays a confirmation message asking if you want to initialize settings. Use the [ ] and [ ] keys to select [Yes]. Press the [ENTER] key to initialize the menu’s settings, or the [ESC] key to exit the initialize operation without doing anything.
  • Page 76 Using the Setup Menu Press the [ENTER] key. This displays a confirmation message asking if you want to initialize all settings. Use the [ ] and [ ] keys to select [Yes]. Press the [ENTER] key to initialize all menu settings, or the [ESC] key to exit the initialize operation without doing anything.
  • Page 77: Setup Menu Reference

    Using the Setup Menu Setup Menu Reference This section provides detailed explanations about the contents for all of the setup menu items. The titles in this section use the format: Main Menu Item Image Adjustment IImage Adjustment This sub-menu adjusts the brightness of the projected image. A larger value produces a brighter image.
  • Page 78 Using the Setup Menu IImage Adjustment This sub-menu lets you select the gamma mode for the projected image. Input Source Specific Menu Items Input Source Available Items (Parentheses indicate defaults.) Standard, (Presentation), Theater, Graphics/Blackboard Component Standard, Presentation, (Theater), Graphics/Blackboard S-VIDEO VIDEO No Signal None...
  • Page 79 Using the Setup Menu Use the [ ] and [ ] keys to select “Color Temperature”, and then press the [ENTER] key. This causes a marker to appear at the beginning of the “Color Temperature” line, which indicates that color temperature value selection is enabled. Use the [ ] and [ ] keys to select the color temperature setting you want.
  • Page 80 Using the Setup Menu After all the settings are the way you want, press the [MENU] key. IImage Adjustment This sub-menu lets you adjust the vertical position of the input source image within the projection area. This setting is not possible when there is no input signal. “Image Adjustment”...
  • Page 81 This sub-menu lets you manually control the phase of the image. Normally, the projector is able to adjust the phase automatically. If there are color errors or flickering in the projected image, however, it means that automatic adjustment is not possible for some reason.
  • Page 82: Volume Adjustment

    Volume Adjustment IVolume Adjustment This sub-menu can be used to adjust the volume level of the projector’s speaker. This setting is also linked to volume settings made with the remote controller’s [VOL +] and [VOL –] keys. Changing this setting when there is no input signal changes the volume setting of the currently selected signal source.
  • Page 83: Screen Settings

    Using the Setup Menu Screen Settings IScreen Settings Vertical Keystone Correction This sub-menu lets you correct for vertical keystoning of the projected image. Vertical keystone correction can be performed regardless of the currently selected input source. A single setting is stored, which is applied to all input sources. IScreen Settings Horizontal Keystone Correction This sub-menu lets you correct for horizontal keystoning of the projected image.
  • Page 84 16:9. In this case, this setting cannot be changed. Using this projector to reduce, enlarge, or otherwise alter an image for business purposes or public display may infringe upon the rights of the individual who holds the copyright of...
  • Page 85 When RGB is selected as the input source and the video resolution of the connected computer is anything other than XGA (1024 × 768 pixels), “Resize Image To Fit” automatically enlarges or reduces the input image so it matches the video resolution of the projector and fills the entire screen.
  • Page 86 A single setting is stored, which is applied to all input sources. IScreen Settings Ceiling Mount Use this sub-menu to configure the projector for use in an installation in which it is positioned upside down. Input Source Specific Menu Items Input Source Available Items (Parentheses indicate defaults.)
  • Page 87 Using the Setup Menu IScreen Settings Startup Screen Use this sub-menu to specify whether or not a startup screen should be projected whenever the projector is turned on. Input Source Specific Menu Items Input Source Available Items (Parentheses indicate defaults.)
  • Page 88 Using the Setup Menu Setting Storage A single setting is stored, which is applied to all input sources. IScreen Settings Mute Screen This sub-menu lets you specify what should be projected during mute (page 61). Input Source Specific Menu Items Input Source Available Items (Parentheses indicate defaults.) Blue, (Black), Logo...
  • Page 89: Input Settings

    Setting Storage This setting is saved for the RGB input terminal only. IInput Settings Video Signal, S-Video Signal This sub-menu specifies the input signal for the projector’s VIDEO and S-VIDEO input terminals. Input Source Specific Menu Items Input Source Available Items (Parentheses indicate defaults.)
  • Page 90 Using the Setup Menu Setting Explanations Auto: Select this setting to have the projector switch the video signal system automatically in accordance with the input signal from the video device that is connected to the VIDEO or S-VIDEO input terminal. This is the setting you should normally use.
  • Page 91 RGB signal being sent from the computer and projects the image. Some signals, however, cannot be detected properly by the projector. When auto detection is not possible for some reason, try using this setting for a computer signal with a resolution of SXGA (1280 ×...
  • Page 92: Option Settings1

    S-VIDEO VIDEO No Signal Setting Explanations Turns on auto detection of the input source whenever the projector is turned on. Off: Turns off auto detection of the input source whenever the projector is turned on. Setting Storage A single setting is stored, which is applied to all input sources.
  • Page 93 This setting is saved for the RGB input terminal only. IOption Settings1 Low-noise Mode The low-noise mode reduces the luminosity of the projection lamp and the speed of the cooling fan, allowing quieter projector operation. Input Source Specific Menu Items Input Source Available Items (Parentheses indicate defaults.)
  • Page 94 On, (Off) Component S-VIDEO VIDEO No Signal Setting Explanations Turns on key lock and disables projector keys. Off: Turns off key lock and enables projector keys. Setting Storage A single setting is stored, which is applied to all input sources.
  • Page 95 The password can be input using the remote controller only. Optimum security is ensured by turning on the password and keeping the remote controller with you. If you forget your password, contact your original dealer or authorized CASIO Service Center. There, your projector will be initialized to its initial factory default settings. In addition to the password, all other projector settings (except for the lamp time) will be returned to their initial factory defaults.
  • Page 96 Turns on the power on password, which requires input of a password to turn on the projector. Off: Turns off the password, which allows the projector to be operated without inputting a password. Setting Storage A single setting is stored, which is applied to all input sources.
  • Page 97 Using the Setup Menu To display the power on password setting screen Perform steps 1 through 4 under “Basic Setup Menu Operations” on page 68. Select the “Option Settings1” main menu, and then select the “Power On Password” sub-menu item. Press the [ENTER] key.
  • Page 98 Using the Setup Menu Use the [ ] and [ ] keys to select “Power On Password”, if you want. Use the [ ] and [ ] keys to turn the power on password on or off. Changing the power on password setting causes the message like the one shown below to appear.
  • Page 99 Capturing a Custom Logo Image You can create a custom logo by capturing part of an image that is currently being projected by the projector. The display size and position of a custom logo created by capturing an image depend on the configuration of the following settings when you capture the image: Logo Vertical, Logo Horizontal, Custom Logo Zoom, Background Color, and Resolution.
  • Page 100 Using the Setup Menu To capture a custom logo Project the still image that you want to use as the custom logo. Perform steps 1 through 4 under “Basic Setup Menu Operations” on page 68. Select the “Option Settings1” main menu, and then select the “Custom Logo Settings”...
  • Page 101 Using the Setup Menu Use the cursor keys to move the cross cursor and draw the selection boundary. When the area you want to capture is enclosed by the selection boundary, press the [ENTER] key. This causes the message “Start image capture and registration as custom logo?” to appear.
  • Page 102 Using the Setup Menu Configuring Custom Logo Capture Settings Before capturing a custom logo, configure the following settings to control its position, zoom, and other parameters when it is projected. Setting Logo Vertical Logo Horizontal Custom Logo Zoom Background Color Resolution The “Logo Vertical”, “Logo Horizontal”, and “Background Color”...
  • Page 103 Using the Setup Menu To configure custom logo settings Perform steps 2 and 3 under “To capture a custom logo” on page 100 to display the custom logo setting screen. Use the [ ] and [ ] keys to select the custom logo item whose setting you want to change.
  • Page 104 Press the [MENU] key to exit the setup menu. Initializing the custom logo settings and deleting the custom logo causes the projector’s preset logo to appear when “Logo” is selected for the startup screen (page 87), no signal screen (page 87), and mute screen (page 88).
  • Page 105 Setting Storage A single setting is stored, which is applied to all input sources. This setting is required the first time you turn on the projector. For more information, see “Specifying the Display Message Language” on page 43. IOption Settings1 Alert Tones This sub-menu lets you turn alert tones on and off.
  • Page 106: Option Settings2

    Using the Setup Menu IOption Settings1 Restore Menu Defaults This sub-menu returns all of the sub-menu items on the Option Settings1 main menu to their initial default settings. You can perform initialization even when there is no input signal. In this case, the initialization is performed for the currently selected input source.
  • Page 107 “Keystone Correction (KEYSTONE)” (page 53). When Continuous AF/AK is turned off, turning off projector power while focus is near its maximum or minimum setting can cause the projected image to be out of focus the next time power is turned on.
  • Page 108 Using the Setup Menu IOption Settings2 Zoom Memory Zoom memory lets you save the zoom setting when the projector is turned off, so it can be restored automatically the next time the projector is turned on. Input Source Specific Menu Items Input Source Available Items (Parentheses indicate defaults.)
  • Page 109: Operational Info

    IOperational Info Signal Name This sub-menu item shows the signal name of the signal input to the projector. The “Signal Name” column of the table under “Supported Signals” on page 126 shows the signal names that are displayed by this sub-manu item.
  • Page 110: Restore All Defaults

    Using the Setup Menu Restore All Defaults IRestore All Defaults Restore All Defaults This sub-menu returns all of sub-menu items on all main menus to their initial default settings. This operation can be performed regardless of the currently selected input source and regardless of whether or not a signal is currently being input.
  • Page 111: User Maintenance

    Always turn off the projector before cleaning it. Cleaning the Projector Exterior Wipe the exterior of the projector with a soft cloth that has been moistened in a weak solution of water and a mild neutral detergent. Be sure to wring all excess moisture from the cloth before wiping.
  • Page 112: When To Replace The Lamp

    10 seconds, and then the projector will turn off automatically. The lamp has exceeded its service life! The projector will not turn on until you replace the lamp. When this message appears, replace the lamp immediately using the procedure under...
  • Page 113 (indicated when the POWER/STANDBY indicator is flashing amber) to finish. Next, disconnect the AC power cord from the projector, and wait for at least 60 minutes to allow it to cool down even further.
  • Page 114: To Replace The Lamp

    Wait for about 60 minutes to allow the projector’s current lamp to cool down completely. Turn over the projector and place it on top of a desk or on some other stable surface. Loosen the lamp cover screws, and then remove the lamp cover.
  • Page 115 User Maintenance Loosen the three screws securing the lamp cartridge. Screws Use the lamp cartridge handle to pull the lamp cartridge from the projector. Lamp cartridge...
  • Page 116 User Maintenance Insert the new lamp cartridge as far as it will go, as shown in the illustration. After inserting the lamp cartridge, lay its handle down in the position shown in the illustration under step 5 on page 115. Secure the lamp cartridge with the three screws.
  • Page 117: Resetting The Lamp Time

    If you replace the lamp when the above message appears, use the procedure under “To reset the lamp time” on page 117. The lamp has exceeded its service life! The projector will not turn on until you replace the lamp.
  • Page 118: To Reset The Lamp Time After Exceeding The Lamp Life

    Perform the following procedure to initialize the lamp time in this case, which will make it possible to turn on the projector. Use the bundled AC power cord to plug the projector into a power outlet.
  • Page 119: Troubleshooting

    Indicators and Alert Tones The status of the indicators let you know the current operational status of the projector. This section provides details about indicators, and about the error alert tones. Normal Operation Indicators “POWER”...
  • Page 120 “POWER” in the following table stands for the “POWER/STANDBY” indicator. “ ” in the “Alert” column indicates that the projector will emit four long beeps when an error occurs. “ ” in the “Alert” column indicates that the projector will emit two short beeps when an error occurs.
  • Page 121 If there is nothing wrong with the lamp cartridge, take it to your original dealer or authorized CASIO Service Center. Power has turned off automatically because the lamp cover is open.
  • Page 122: Projector Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Projector Troubleshooting Check the following items whenever you experience any problem with the projector. Problem The projector does not turn on when I press the [ (power) key. The projector does not project any image from the connected device.
  • Page 123 Remove the obstruction. See “Error Indicators”. It is time to replace the lamp. Replace the lamp. The allowable life for the lamp has been exceeded, and the projector will not turn on. Replace the lamp. See page...
  • Page 124: Appendix

    Dimensions Weight Display Languages * Specifications are subject to change without notice. Appendix XJ-450 DLP (DMD, single panel) 0.7inch XGA (1024 × 768) Auto, optical zoom ( × 2); auto focus F = 2.0 to 2.8 f = 20 to 40mm 250W high-pressure mercury lamp RGB mini D-Sub 15-pin ×...
  • Page 125: Computer System Requirements For Usb Connection

    Appendix Computer System Requirements for USB Connection The following are the minimum Windows and Macintosh computer system requirements for USB connection with the projector. IWindows IBM PC/AT or compatible computer with USB port and Windows 98, 98SE, Me, 2000 Professional, or XP preinstalled IMacintosh Macintosh computer with USB port and OS 8.6 to 9, 10.1, or 10.2 preinstalled...
  • Page 126: Supported Signals

    Appendix Supported Signals RGB Signal Signal Name 640 × 350/85 VESA 640 × 400/85 720 × 400/85 640 × 480/60 640 × 480/72 640 × 480/75 640 × 480/85 800 × 600/56 800 × 600/60 800 × 600/72 800 × 600/75 800 ×...
  • Page 127 Appendix Component Signal HDTV SDTV Video/S-Video Signal Signal Name NTSC NTSC4.43 PAL-M PAL-N PAL60 SECAM * Listing of a device in the above table does not guarantee that you will be able to display its images correctly. * When “640 × 350/85” is the input signal, the “Operational Info” sub-menu items show 640 × 400/85 information.
  • Page 128: Fcc Warning

    Proper connectors must be used for connection to host computer and/or peripherals in order to meet FCC emission limits. Connector cable ... XJ-450 unit to PC Model Number:XJ-450 Trade Name:CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
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