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HP vp6300 Series
Digital Projector
User's Guide


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    HP vp6300 Series Digital Projector User’s Guide...

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    The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Projector buttons and lights ........

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    Running the projector diagnostics ........

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    7 Reference Specifications............65 Safety information.

  • Page 7: Setting Up

    Route all cables so they are not located where people can step on them or trip on them. • Place the projector flat on its base on a sturdy surface or on an HP ceiling mount. Do not stand the projector on its front surface.

  • Page 8: What's In The Box

    What’s in the box? Before setting up your projector, be sure your shipping box includes the following items. If the shipping box does not contain any of the following items, contact HP. TIP: After you open the box and remove the contents, save the box in case you must ship the projector.

  • Page 9: Identifying Common Features

    Item Infrared port Height adjustment button Function Contains documentation for the setup and use of the projector, plus support and warranty information. Provides instructions to help get started. Function Receives signals from the remote control. Also works as a button to adjust the height.

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    Identifying major components (continued) Item Foucus and zoom rings Button panel Lens cover Lens Setting Up Function Focus ring: focuses at distance of 1 to 10 m (3 to 33 ft). Zoom ring: enlarges picture size from 100% to 116%. Contains control buttons and indicator lights.

  • Page 11: Projector Buttons And Lights

    Displays picture from the next input port. Selects the next picture and color combination— can be customized. Warns if the projector is too hot. Warns if the lamp is bad. Change settings using the on-screen menu. Resynchronizes the projector to the input signal from a computer.

  • Page 12: Back Panel

    Connects video input from computer or component-video source. Sends the VGA-in signal to a monitor. Disconnects power. Turn off when unplugging power cord. CAUTION: Do not use this switch to turn off the projector. Use the power button on top of the projector.

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    Connects power cord to projector. Connects DVI-D digital video source. NOTE: Available only on certain models. Locks the projector to a stationary object with the use of a cable and lock. Connects a room controller. NOTE: Available only on certain models.

  • Page 14: Remote Control

    Setting Up Function Blanks picture, mutes speaker. Moves the mouse pointer on a connected computer. Turns the projector on or off. Perform left-click and right-click mouse functions on a connected computer. Scroll up and down through pages on a connected computer.

  • Page 15: Accessories

    Get more from your presentations with HP projector accessories. You can purchase accessories at or through your projector dealer. • HP ceiling mount kit—enables you to simply and discreetly install your projector on the ceiling. • HP projection screens—mobile screens that are easy to carry and set up anywhere, and fixed screens for even greater convenience.

  • Page 16: Setting Up The Projector

    Setting up the projector Positioning the projector The following tables show you where to position the projector in relation to the screen. TIP: For best picture quality, place the projector 1.5 to 5 m (5 to 16 ft) from the screen Setting Up...

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    Image size relative to distance from the screen—vp6310 series Image size (diagonal) (inches) (meters) Image size (width) (inches) (meters) Distance (lens to screen) (inches) (meters) 41 to 48 1.1 to 1.2 55 to 64 1.4 to 1.6 83 to 96 2.1 to 2.4...

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    = B width of screen = 0.8 × diagonal of screen (for 3:4 screen) projector lens below bottom of screen = C × width of screen (for 4:3 screen) vp6310 series A = 1.7 to 2.0 B = 1 to 10 m (3 to 33 ft) C = 0.11 to 0.41...

  • Page 19: Connecting Power

    Connecting power Place the projector on a stable platform located 1 to 10 m (3 to 33 ft) in front of the screen. Ideally, the platform should be lower than the bottom of the screen. Connect one end of the power cord to the back of the projector...

  • Page 20: Connecting A Computer

    See “Showing a computer screen” on page 31. TIP: If the computer display does not appear on the projector, you might have to press a combination of keys on the computer to turn on the computer’s VGA output. For example, on some computers you must press F documentation provided with your computer.

  • Page 21: Connecting A Handheld Organizer

    Not all handhelds come with VGA-out ports. For example, an iPAQ Pocket PC may require a VGA-out PC Card with 15-pin connector. If necessary, install a VGA-out accessory card into the organizer. Requires: • VGA cable • VGA-out accessory card (in some cases) Setting up the projector...

  • Page 22: Connecting A Video Source

    S-video connection • Composite-video connection The video and audio cables shown in the following sections are available from HP. If you want to connect a SCART video device to the projector, you will need a SCART adapter (available from HP).

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    The three RCA connectors might be labeled YPbPr or YCbCr. If possible, configure the video source to use progressive scan output, such as 480p, 575p, or 720p. For additional information, refer to the user documentation provided with the video source. Setting up the projector...

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    Connecting an S-video source Examples: DVD players, VCRs, cable boxes, camcorders, and video gaming devices Requires: • S-video cable • Audio cable, RCA Setting Up (optional)

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    Connecting a composite-video source Examples: VCRs, DVD players, audio-video receivers, and video gaming devices Requires: • Composite-video cable • Audio cable, RCA , or combined video-audio cable (optional) Setting up the projector...

  • Page 26: Turning The Projector On And Off

    If you are using a computer, press the key combination that turns on its video output. For example, press F • On the projector, press the source button one or more times to select the correct input port. Setting Up to the left.

  • Page 27: Turning The Projector Off

    NOTE: It is normal for parts of the projector and the air coming out of the projector to be very warm. If the projector starts to overheat, the temperature warning light will turn on and the projector will shut down.

  • Page 28: Making Basic Adjustments

    1 to 10 m (3 to 33 ft). Rotate the zoom ring to adjust the picture size from 100 to 116%. If the picture does not fit the screen, you might have to move the projector closer to or farther away from the screen.

  • Page 29: Using The Remote Control

    USB connection between the projector and computer. Power button Left-click or right-click button . This feature requires a USB connection between the projector and computer. Page-up or page-down button . This feature requires a USB connection between the projector and computer.

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    Exit from any on-screen menu or adjustment Switch to next input source TIP: From within the distance of 9 m (30 ft), aim the remote control at the screen or at the front or back of the projector. Setting Up Press this... Picture mode button one or more times.

  • Page 31: Showing Presentations

    You should also be sure the video source is turned on and playing video. Hiding or showing the picture Press the hide button on the projector or remote control to blank the picture and turn off the projector speakers. This does not affect the video source, which continues playing.

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    Showing Presentations...

  • Page 33: Adjusting The Projector

    3 Adjusting the Projector Adjusting the picture and sound Choosing the best picture mode You can quickly choose a different picture mode to make adjustments to the picture. Picture modes can control properties such as color and size. They let you easily choose the best settings for ambient lighting and the type of video content (see “Adjusting the picture and...

  • Page 34: Adjusting The Shape Of The Picture

    Depending on the type of video source you are viewing, the picture might or might not always look correct or fit on the screen: • If the active video device sends widescreen output to the projector, press enter, go to Input, and set Widescreen input to Yes. See •...

  • Page 35: Adjusting A Slanted Picture

    Adjusting a slanted picture If the projector is tilted up or down, the sides of the picture on the screen might slant in or out, even though the top and bottom are level. The keystone adjustment corrects this problem. Press the keystone adjustment on the projector until the picture looks correct.

  • Page 36: Adjusting The Picture For Best Color

    Adjusting the picture for best color You can fine tune the picture settings on your projector to get the best color and image quality. You should perform these steps for each input source device and each input port that you use.

  • Page 37: Adjusting The Volume

    You can prevent unauthorized people from using the projector by creating a secret button sequence that is required for the projector to turn on. The unlock sequence is a series of 4 to 8 arrow buttons. If the buttons are not pressed in the order you specify, the projector does not turn on.

  • Page 38: Using The On-screen Menu

    The sequence protects the projector only when the projector is turning on, not at any other time. If you forget the unlock sequence, you must call HP support to unlock the projector. You must have the projector and your proof of purchase.

  • Page 39: Input Menu

    Shows the source connected to the DVI port (available only on certain models). Sets whether the projector automatically searches for input signals and displays the next one found. Sets whether a widescreen (16:9) input device is in use. Adjusts the height of the picture accordingly.

  • Page 40: Picture Menu

    Restores these color settings to the default settings. Adjusts settings for a computer input. Resynchronizes the projector to the input signal. This can compensate for any change in the signal. Adjusts the timing of the projector relative to the computer.

  • Page 41: Sound Menu

    Restores sound settings to their default settings. Selects the language used by the on-screen menu. Corrects the slanted sides of the picture. This compensates for a projector that is too high or low relative to the screen. Resets the keystone correction to zero (no correction).

  • Page 42: Help Menu

    Diagnostics... Adjusting the Projector Adjusts additional setup settings. Sets the length of time the projector waits for an input signal before automatically shutting down. Adjusts the picture to match the orientation of the projector: upright or upside-down, in front of or behind the screen. Inverts or reverses the image accordingly.

  • Page 43: Maintaining The Projector

    Press the enter button on the projector or remote control and go to Help. This screen shows information and status for the projector. Cleaning the projector lens You can clean the front lens of the projector using the following recommendations. You cannot clean any of the internal surfaces. •...

  • Page 44: Replacing The Lamp Module

    To reduce the risk of injury, be careful when removing the lamp module as broken glass might be present. For a ceiling installation, wear goggles and gloves when removing the lamp module. If the lamp is broken, contact HP about repairs that might be required due to glass fragments.

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    Plug in the lamp connector. Snap the lamp cover into place. Turn on the projector. If the lamp does not turn on after the warm-up period, try reinstalling the lamp. 10.Press enter, go to Setup > Advanced setup > Reset lamp hours, and press enter.

  • Page 46: Replacing The Battery In The Remote Control

    Use a ballpoint pen to hold the battery latch toward the center, then pull out the battery holder Insert the new battery Push the holder When discarding old batteries, contact your local waste-disposal provider regarding local restrictions on the disposal or recycling of batteries. Maintaining the Projector in the holder. into the remote control.

  • Page 47: Upgrading The Projector

    Check for updated versions at USB method On a computer with a USB port, go to the HP projector upgrade website (see introduction for this section) and download the latest file intended for a USB upgrade. Connect a USB cable (available from HP) between the USB port on the projector and the USB port on the computer.

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    Maintaining the Projector...

  • Page 49: Installing Permanently

    Before installing cables permanently, check the setup with the final cables in the open. Installing on a table This installation is covered in detail in Chapter 1. See “Setting up the projector” on page 16 for more information. Installing on the ceiling...

  • Page 50: Installing For Rear Projection

    Attach the projector to the ceiling using an HP ceiling mount kit. Refer to the installation instructions provided with the ceiling mount kit. After the projector is mounted on the ceiling, adjust the projector settings to match this setup. Press enter, go to Setup > Advanced setup > Projector position, and select Front Ceiling.

  • Page 51: Controlling An External Accessory

    TIP: As an alternative, you can loop a cable or bracket around the projector handle to secure the projector in place. Controlling an external accessory If your projector has a 12-volt trigger output port, the projector can automatically control one or more accessories.

  • Page 52: Connecting To A Room Controller

    Connecting to a room controller If your projector has a serial port, you can connect the projector to a room controller using a serial (RS-232) cable. After you program the room controller using the following commands, you can use the room controller to operate the projector and other components of your installation.

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    Invoke an action (no parameter needed) In general, every request sent to the projector generates one or more notification messages, which are sent to the room controller. Actions initiated by the projector can also generate notifications. The projector always sends notifications whenever a setting changes, whether as the result of a request from a controller, or as the result of an action, such as a button press or menu change.

  • Page 54: Room Controller Commands

    Action command with unnecessary parameter—action command • Action command that is unavailable—action command The following simplified example shows how the projector typically responds to a request to change the active input source. Note that the three latter notifications are delayed. Request: *RSRC=4<CR>...

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    ASPT 0, 1, 4, ? SYNC None FREQ -50 to 50, +, –, ? Sets or queries the projector’s timing relative to the active value, +, –, ? Description Sets or queries the active color space: 0=RGB, 1=YPbPr, 2=YCbCr. Sets or queries the picture mode: 0=graphics, 1=video, 5=custom.

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    Sets or queries audio volume: 0=off, 31=maximum. Sets or queries usage of the internal speakers: 0=disabled, 1=enabled. Description Sets or queries the language used by the projector: 0=English, 1=French, 2=Italian, 3=German, 4=Portuguese, 5=Spanish, 6=Traditional Chinese, 7=Simplified Chinese, 8=Korean, 9=Japanese, 10=Czech.

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    None W or WAKE None Description Queries the total time (in tenths of hours) that the projector has been in use. Sets or queries the projector’s position: 0=front table, 1=front ceiling, 2=rear table, 3=rear ceiling. Sets or queries the menu timeout setting (seconds) Sets or queries the power timeout: 0=never, 3=15 min, 4=30 min, 5=60 min, 6=120 min.

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    1=lamp life reached, 2=lamp faulty, 3=lamp problem, 4=internal temperature too high, 5=fan problem, 6=ambient temperature too high, 7=color wheel problem, 8=lamp cover open. ALERT is sent only by the projector, and cannot be used in requests. Description Simulates pressing the Exit Arrow key on keypad...

  • Page 59: Fixing Problems

    “Remote control problems” on page 63 TIP: If these suggestions do not solve your problem, go to for additional information. To contact HP, refer to the support guide included with the projector. Warning light problems If both red warning lights are blinking: •...

  • Page 60: Start-up Problems

    If the red lamp light is flickering quickly: • Check that the cover over the lamp at the side of the projector is correctly installed and fully attached. Check the tab at the top of the cover and latch at the bottom.

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    If an upside-down or reversed image is displayed: • The projector has been set to the wrong position setting. Press enter, go to Setup > Advanced Setup > Projector position, and select the correct setting.

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    If a scrolling or cut-off image is displayed for a computer connection: • Press the auto sync button on the projector or remote control. • Turn everything off. Then power on the projector first and power on the notebook or desktop computer second.

  • Page 63: Sound Problems

    • If the lamp burns out and makes a popping sound, the projector will not turn back on until the lamp module has been replaced. • If the lamp breaks, contact HP about repairs that might be required due to glass fragments.

  • Page 64: Testing The Projector

    Testing the projector Running the projector diagnostics The on-screen menu contains diagnostic tests you can use to verify the proper operation of the projector and the remote control. Press enter and go to Help > Diagnostics. Select a test and press enter.

  • Page 65: Reference

    This chapter lists the specifications, safety information, and regulatory information for the projector. Specifications Because HP continually improves its products, the following specifications are subject to change. For the latest specifications, visit the HP website at Projector Specifications Size...

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    128% offset (relative to half-height) vp6320 series: 1.8 to 2.1 throw ratio (distance/width) 125% offset (relative to half-height) vp6310 series: 0.55-in. 12° DDR DMD vp6320 series: 0.7-in. 12° DDR DMD Monaural speaker, 6-watt peak output less than 36 dBA 0° to 9°...

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    Projector Specifications (continued) Environment Operating: Temperature: 10 to 35 °C (50 to 95 °F) Humidity: 80% RH max, non-condensing Altitude: up to 3,000 m (10,000 ft), up to 25 °C (77 °F) Storage: Temperature: –20 to 55 °C (–4 to 131 °F)

  • Page 68: Safety Information

    Safety information LED safety The infrared ports located on the digital projector and remote control are classified as Class 1 LED devices according to International Standard IEC 825-1 (EN60825-1). This device is not considered harmful, but the following precautions are recommended: •...

  • Page 69: Regulatory Information

    This section presents information that shows how your digital projector complies with regulations in certain regions. Any modifications to your digital projector not expressly approved by HP could void the authority to operate the digital projector in these regions. U.S.A.

  • Page 70: Japan

    Japan Korea International For regulatory identification purposes, your product is assigned a regulatory model number. The regulatory model number for your product is listed in the declaration of conformity. This regulatory number is different from the marketing name and product number. Regulatory model number: CRVSB-05CE Reference...

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    1000 NE Circle Blvd. Corvallis, OR 97330-4239 Declares, that the product(s): Product name: Digital Projector Model numbers: vp6310/vp6320 series Regulatory model: CRVSB-05CE Conforms to the following product specifications: Safety: IEC 60950:1999/ EN 60950:2000 IEC 60825-1:1993 +A1 / EN 60825-1:1994 +A11 Class 1 LED...

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    DVI video connecting source port external accessory firmware, updating focus handheld organizer, connecting hiding picture image. See picture installing projector 16, lamp, replacing LED safety lens, cleaning lights. See lamp; warning lights locking projector 37, menu language listing using...

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    Index troubleshooting audio interruptions picture remote control start-up warning lights turning on and off unlocking projector updating firmware upgrading projector USB, connecting using remote control connecting source 20, port video mode compatibility video source, selecting warning lights location...

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    Mercury Safety WARNING: This digital projector lamp contains a small amount of mercury. If the lamp breaks, adequately ventilate the area where the breakage occurred, discard any nearby food and drink, and thoroughly clean the table surface around the projector.

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