Epson PowerLite 1725 User Manual

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  • Page 1 PowerLite 1725/1735W ® Multimedia Projector User’ s Guide...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    Epson product. Epson is not responsible for any use of this information as applied to other products. Neither Seiko Epson Corporation nor its affiliates shall be liable to the purchaser of this product or third parties for damages, losses, costs, or expenses incurred by purchaser or third parties as a result of: accident, misuse, or abuse of this product or unauthorized modifications, repairs, or alterations to this product, or (excluding the U.S.) failure to...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Welcome ........7 Using Your Documentation .
  • Page 4 Using the Remote Control Using the Remote Control ......28 Controlling the Picture and Sound....29 Operating Your Computer with the Remote Control .
  • Page 5 Setting Up Network Projection Using Quick Wireless Connection ....54 Configuring Basic Settings ......55 Configuring the Connection.
  • Page 6 Maintaining the Projector Cleaning the Lens....... . 116 Cleaning the Projector Case ......116 Cleaning the Air Filter and Vent .
  • Page 7: Welcome

    Welcome ® he PowerLite 1725/1735W is an easy-to-use projector that weighs less than 4 pounds. The projector offers up to 3000 lumens of white and color light output (brightness). You can connect it to a wide range of computers and video sources, or you can project from a USB storage device, or over an 802.11g, 802.11b, or 802.11a wireless network.
  • Page 8: Using Your Documentation

    Built-in help system Provides assistance for common problems. Available from button on the projector or the remote control. ? Help See page 124 for details. Download FAQs and e-mail your questions to Epson support. ®...
  • Page 9: Registration And Warranty

    United States or Canada, usually via overnight delivery. See the brochure included with your projector for details. To register, simply fill out the registration card and mail it to Epson. Or you can register online at
  • Page 10: Unpacking The Projector

    Unpacking the Projector After unpacking the projector, make sure you have all the parts shown below: PDF manual and Projector software registration CD-ROM CD-ROM Projector Wireless USB key* module Remote control and 2 AA batteries Carrying case Audio adapter Security sticker Power cable VGA computer cable USB cable...
  • Page 11: Additional Components

    Epson; see below. To receive a component video signal from a VCR or other video ■ device, you’ll need an component-to-VGA video cable. You can purchase one from Epson; see below. Welcome...
  • Page 12: Optional Accessories

    Optional Accessories To enhance your use of the projector, Epson provides the following optional accessories: Product Replacement lamp Air filter replacement set (2 filters) Wheeled soft case Soft shoulder case for projector and laptop ATA molded hardshell case SwissGear Universal projector ceiling mount...
  • Page 13: Displaying And Adjusting The Image

    Displaying and Adjusting the Image hether you’re presenting from a computer or video equipment, you need to follow some basic steps to display your image on the screen. Follow the guidelines in this chapter for: Positioning the projector ■ ■ Turning the projector on and off ■...
  • Page 14: Positioning The Projector

    Positioning the Projector note You can mount the projector If the projector isn’t already installed in the room you’re using, you’ll on the ceiling, or place it probably want to place it on a table in front of the screen. This lets behind a translucent screen you stand in the front of the room, face the audience, and remain for rear projection.
  • Page 15: Turning The Projector On And Off

    (see page 18). note After positioning the projector, you may want to connect a Kensington ® MicroSaver anti-theft device to the lock port on the projector. You can purchase this from Epson; see page 12 Screen Displaying and Adjusting the Image...
  • Page 16: Turning On The Projector

    Turning On the Projector note You can set the projector to Follow these steps to turn on the projector: automatically turn off the 1. Open the A/V Mute slide (lens cover). lamp and enter “sleep mode” when it has not received any signals or the A/V Mute slide remains closed for a period of time.
  • Page 17: Using The Direct Power On Function

    3. Press the red P button on the remote control or on top of Power the projector. The projector beeps once and the P the projector warms up, then an image begins to appear. When the P light stops flashing and remains green, the projector Power is ready for use.
  • Page 18: Shutting Down The Projector

    Shutting Down the Projector This projector incorporates Instant Off technology. To turn it off, you can press its P note off a power switch that supplies power to the projector. You don’t Lamp life results will vary have to wait for the projector to cool off first. depending on mode selected, environmental conditions, 1.
  • Page 19: Troubleshooting Display Problems

    You can also use the buttons on the remote control to switch Source between devices connected to the ports identified on each button, or ™ select to project wirelessly or from a USB drive. EasyMP Troubleshooting Display Problems Follow these guidelines if you’re having trouble displaying an image. You Can’t Project an Image If you don’t see the image you are trying to project, try the following: Make sure the cables are connected correctly, as described...
  • Page 20: The Projector And Notebook Don't Display The Same Image

    The Projector and Notebook Don’t Display the Same Image If you’re projecting from a notebook, and you can’t see your image on the projection screen and on your computer at the same time, follow these guidelines. If you’re using a PC notebook: ■...
  • Page 21 4. Click the Arrangement Make sure Mirror Displays is checked 5. Make sure the Mirror Displays ) tab. Arrange checkbox is selected. Displaying and Adjusting the Image...
  • Page 22: Adjusting The Image

    Adjusting the Image Once you see your image, you need to make certain adjustments: ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Adjusting the Height of Your Image If the image is too low on the screen, you can use the front adjustable foot to raise it.
  • Page 23: Focusing And Zooming Your Image

    Focusing and Zooming Your Image Turn the focus ring on the projector to sharpen the image. Turn the zoom ring on the projector to reduce or enlarge the image. Focus Zoom If the image still isn’t large enough, you may need to move the projector farther away from the screen.
  • Page 24 Using Keystone Correction To adjust your image when it is wider on the top or bottom, do the following: ■ You can display a test pattern to help align the image (see page 105). ■ Displaying and Adjusting the Image Press one of the two keystone correction buttons on the projector’s control panel, as shown below.
  • Page 25: Correcting Computer Images

    Correcting Computer Images If you’re connected to a computer and the image doesn’t look right, press the button on the remote control or the Auto the projector. This automatically resets the projector’s tracking, sync, resolution, and position settings. If the button doesn’t correct the problem, you may need to Auto adjust the tracking or sync using the projector’s Signal menu.
  • Page 26 Displaying and Adjusting the Image...
  • Page 27: Using The Remote Control

    Using the Remote Control presentation. All of them can be accessed using the remote control, which lets you operate the projector from anywhere in the room—up to 20 feet away. You can use the remote control to adjust the picture and sound note (page 29) or to adjust the color mode for various environments For information and...
  • Page 28: Using The Remote Control

    Using the Remote Control note If a button is pressed longer Follow these tips for using the remote control: than 30 seconds, the remote ■ control stops operating to conserve power. When you release the button, normal ■ operation resumes. ■...
  • Page 29: Controlling The Picture And Sound

    Controlling the Picture and Sound You can use the remote control to preview and select your picture sources, temporarily turn off the picture and sound, freeze the action, zoom in on the picture, and adjust the volume. Switching Between Picture Sources If your projector is connected to more than one computer and/or video source, you can switch between the different sources: The easiest way to select your source is to press the...
  • Page 30: Turning Off The Picture And Sound

    Turning Off the Picture and Sound You can use the the image and sound. This does the same thing as the A/V Mute slide (shown on page 16) and is useful if you want to temporarily redirect your audience’s attention. ■...
  • Page 31: Zooming Part Of Your Image

    Zooming Part of Your Image You can zoom in on a portion of the image using the on the remote control. 1. Press the button on the remote control. E-Zoom You see a crosshair indicating the center of the zoom-in area. 2.
  • Page 32: Adjusting The Aspect Ratio

    Adjusting the Aspect Ratio You can use the button on the remote control to adjust how Aspect an image fits into the display area. Each time you press the button, the projector changes to the next setting. When Connected to Video Equipment If you’re projecting from video equipment such as a DVD player, set the projector’s setting to match that of the player.
  • Page 33: Adjusting The Color Mode

    When Connected to a Computer For computer images, Normal This displays the image at the largest possible size without stretching it. For computers with wide-panel WXGA displays, the PowerLite 1735W displays the image at WXGA resolution, making full use of the display area;...
  • Page 34 : For watching movies in a dark room. Theatre : For vivid, high-contrast still images in a bright room Photo (computer images only). : For vivid TV images projected in a bright room (video, Sports S-video, or composite video only). For matching the color palette of standard sRGB computer sRGB: displays...
  • Page 35: Operating Your Computer With The Remote Control

    Operating Your Computer with the Remote Control If you connect a computer to the projector with a USB cable, as described on page 42, then select Type B setting in the Extended menu (see page 112), you can use the remote control in place of your computer’s mouse.
  • Page 36: Highlighting Your Presentation

    Highlighting Your Presentation You can display a pointer to call out important information on the screen. If you want to customize the pointer tool, you can choose from three alternative shapes. Using the Pointer Tool 1. To activate the pointer tool, press the 2.
  • Page 37: Operating Two Or More Projectors With

    Operating Two or More Projectors with the Remote Control If you’re using more than one projector, you can control all the projectors—or just selected ones—by using the projector and remote control ID system. First assign a unique ID number to each projector. Then set the remote control to match the ID of the projector you want to operate.
  • Page 38: Setting The Remote Control Id

    2. Press the Setting the Remote Control ID The remote control’s default ID is zero. This lets it operate any projector. To set it to operate only those projectors with a specific ID, note follow these steps: If you’re using a remote control ID other than the 1.
  • Page 39: Connecting To Computers, Cameras, And Other Equipment

    Connecting to Computers, Cameras, and Other Equipment his chapter tells you how to connect the projector to a notebook or desktop computer, and/or to video equipment, such as a VCR, DVD player, or video camera. You can also connect the projector to a USB storage device, digital camera, or external speakers.
  • Page 40: Connecting To A Computer

    Connecting to a Computer You can connect the projector to any computer that has a standard note video output (monitor) port, including desktop models, PC notebook Don’t try to force a computers, MacBook, PowerBook and iBook systems, and hand-held connector to fit a port with a devices.
  • Page 41: Connecting To The Usb Port

    2. You can connect an optional stereo mini-jack audio cable to play sound through the projector (see page 50), or connect a USB cable to use the remote control as a mouse (see page 42). 3. When you’ve finished making any connections, see page 15 for instructions on turning on the projector and adjusting the image.
  • Page 42: Connecting The Cable For Remote Mouse Control

    USB cable your notebook or desktop computer. Messages appear as the projector is recognized and the software installation begins. Epson USB Display software. If you see a “Digital Signature Warning,” select . You will only need to install the Continue software the first time you connect.
  • Page 43 The wireless mouse function is supported on systems with a USB port ® running Windows or Mac OS 1. Locate the USB cable that came with your projector. 2. Connect the square end of the cable to the projector’s (square) USB port.
  • Page 44: Connecting To Video Equipment

    Connecting to Video Equipment You can connect several video sources to the projector at the same time. Before starting, look at your video equipment to determine its RCA connector available video output connections: (composite video) ■ S-video connector ■ ■ VGA connector (RGB video) ■...
  • Page 45: Connecting A Composite Video Source

    Connecting a Composite Video Source 1. Locate an RCA-style video cable (one is usually provided with your video equipment or you can purchase one from an electronics dealer). 2. Connect the cable to the yellow video output connector on your player and the yellow Video 3.
  • Page 46: Connecting An S-Video Source

    3. If you want to play sound through the projector, see page 50 for 4. If you don’t need to make any other connections, see page 15 for Connecting to Computers, Cameras, and Other Equipment equipment or you can purchase one from Epson; see page 12). connector on the projector: S-Video instructions on connecting audio cables.
  • Page 47: Connecting A Component Video Source

    Connecting a Component Video Source You will need a component-to-VGA cable, or a component video cable and adapter, for this connection. You can order the component-to-VGA cable (ELPKC19) from Epson; see page 12 for more information. 1. Locate a component-to-VGA video cable or adapter.
  • Page 48: Connecting An Rgb Video Source

    Connecting an RGB Video Source 1. Locate the VGA computer cable provided with the projector. 2. Connect the cable to the video port on your player and the note Make sure the Input Signal setting in the Signal menu is set to Auto or Component Video (see page 103).
  • Page 49: Connecting To A Digital Camera Or Other Device

    Connecting to a Digital Camera or Other Device You can connect your digital camera, USB flash memory drive, USB hard drive, or multimedia storage viewer, such as the Epson P-5000 or ® iPod photo. Use the USB cable specified for your device. Then you can use your device’s slideshow function or the projector’s EasyMP...
  • Page 50: Playing Sound Through The Projector

    Playing Sound Through the Projector You can play sound through the projector’s speaker system or attach an external speaker system (for EasyMP use only). To play sound through the projector, follow these steps: 1. Locate the appropriate cable and connect it to the 2.
  • Page 51: Connecting External Speakers

    Connecting External Speakers When you use EasyMP, you can output the sound to external speakers with a built-in amplifier. To connect speakers to the projector, follow these steps: 1. If your speakers have a stereo mini-jack connector, connect it to port on the projector.
  • Page 52 Connecting to Computers, Cameras, and Other Equipment...
  • Page 53: Setting Up Network Projection

    Setting Up Network Projection his chapter tells you how to prepare to send images to your projector through a wireless or wired network. Using Quick Wireless Connection or EMP NS Connection, you can project images shown on your computer screen—including text, graphics, and video—directly to your audience.
  • Page 54: Using Quick Wireless Connection

    Quick Setup sheet. drive. To replace a lost or 1. Connect the USB key to the projector’s missing key, contact Epson (see page 12). 2. When you see a projected message that the network information 3.
  • Page 55: Configuring Basic Settings

    Configuring Basic Settings You can give your projector a unique name, enable a projector keyword, or create a password for controlling the projector over the Web. 1. Press the button, then choose Menu 2. Choose Network Configuration 3. Choose and press Basic Enter You see the following screen:...
  • Page 56 5. Use the 6. If you want to create a password for remote access to the 7. If you want to set up a security keyword so that only people who 8. When you’re done making these settings, highlight the Setting Up Network Projection buttons on the remote control to select individual letters;...
  • Page 57: Configuring The Connection

    Configuring the Connection You can use NS Connection to connect to the projector and send images wirelessly in two modes: Ad Hoc mode or Access Point mode. Ad Hoc mode (computer-to-computer mode) lets you connect ■ just one computer to the projector at a time; it’s easy to set up, and the only equipment you need is a computer with a wireless (802.11g, 802.11b, or 802.11a) network card or adapter, or a ®...
  • Page 58: Using Ad Hoc Mode

    Using Ad Hoc Mode To use Ad Hoc (computer-to-computer) mode, adjust your projector and wireless card or adapter settings as described in this section. Configuring the Projector 1. Press the 2. Choose 3. Choose 4. Make sure 5. If your network is using 802.11a, use the 6.
  • Page 59 the option and press . When you’re done, highlight Enter and press Enter Note that the SSID is case-sensitive (if you enter the name in uppercase on the projector, you must type it the same way on the computer connecting to the projector). 7.
  • Page 60 Configuring the Network Settings for Windows Before connecting to the projector, you need to make sure the settings for your notebook’s or PC’s network card match the settings you entered for the projector. note 1. Access your wireless network Properties window. For example, in On some Windows systems, you can right-click My Network Places or...
  • Page 61 2. Right-click the Wireless Network Connection . You see a screen similar to this: Properties 3. Click the button. Configure 4. Click the tab. You see a screen similar to this: Advanced icon and select Click here Setting Up Network Projection...
  • Page 62 5. Check your wireless card or adapter device settings. (Depending note When you connect in Ad Hoc mode, your computer is 6. Click the disconnected from any other wireless networks. If you need to remain connected to 7. When you’re done, click your wireless network, use Access Point mode, as Now you’re ready to connect to the projector.
  • Page 63 3. Make sure Location is set to Select Automatic Select Network Port Configurations then select AirPort 4. Select Network Port Configurations menu. 5. Under Port Configurations, select 6. Click . Then close the window. Apply Now 7. Click the AirPort icon on the menu bar at the top of the Mac desktop.
  • Page 64: Using Access Point Mode

    Using Access Point Mode To use Access Point (infrastructure) mode, first adjust your projector and wireless access point or AirPort base station settings as described in this section. Configuring the Projector 1. Press the 2. Choose 3. Choose 4. Make sure 5.
  • Page 65 Highlight the text box, press SSID Use the buttons to select individual letters; then press to input a character. To add a blank space or to navigate backward and forward through the input text, highlight the arrows and press . To toggle symbol settings or capital letters, highlight Enter the option and press .
  • Page 66 Now you’re ready to set up your computer for wireless projecting. Go to “Configuring the Network Settings for Windows” below, or go to “Setting Up Your Mac for Access Point Mode” on page 72. If you want to enable security options for your network, see page 80 to set up the option that your network uses on the projector.
  • Page 67 You see a screen similar to this: 3. Click the button. Configure 4. Click the tab. You see a screen like this: Advanced Click here Setting Up Network Projection...
  • Page 68 5. Check your wireless card’s or adapter’s device settings. 6. Click the 7. When you’re done, click 8. Right-click the Setting Up Network Projection (Depending on the type of card or adapter you’re using, some of the settings may be different than those listed here.) ■...
  • Page 69 9. Select and click the Internet Protocol see this screen: 10. If your access point uses DHCP, select . Otherwise select automatically and enter the required information: ■ : Type in the IP address you want to assign to the IP address computer.
  • Page 70 13. Verify that you’ve enabled your computer’s connection to the 14. When you’re done making settings, click Now you’re ready to connect to the projector. See the EasyMP Operation Guide for details. Setting Up Network Projection settings; then follow any instructions on the screen to enable the device.) You see a screen like this: access point.
  • Page 71 Checking the Gateway IP Address on Windows If you’re entering IP addresses manually and need to find out the gateway IP address (the IP address of your access point), make sure the wireless connection to the access point is currently active, as described in the previous section.
  • Page 72 3. Click the Setting Up Your Mac for Access Point Mode Your AirPort software is automatically configured to allow your Mac to detect Access Point networks. Typically, you only need to select your AirPort network name from the AirPort status menu on the Mac menu bar. If you’re having problems connecting to the projector, follow these steps: 1.
  • Page 73 3. Make sure Location is set to Select Automatic Select Network Port Configurations Then select AirPort 4. Select Network Port Configurations menu. 5. Under Port Configurations, select 6. Click . Then close the window. Apply Now 7. Start the AirPort Admin utility. Select your base station, then click Configure 8.
  • Page 74: Making A Wps (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) Connection

    10. Click the AirPort icon on the menu bar at the top of the 11. Check to make sure AirPort is turned on. 12. Select the name of your AirPort network. Making a WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) Connection If you are using a WPS-compatible access point, you can configure the settings for the connection between the projector and the access point from the projector’s Configuration menu using one of these methods: ■...
  • Page 75 Follow these steps to open the WPS connection screen: 1. Press the button to open the projector menu. Menu 2. Select , then Network Network Configuration 3. Select and press Wireless LAN , and press Enter Enter Setting Up Network Projection...
  • Page 76 4. Select 5. For the Push Button Method, follow the instructions below. Using the Push Button Method 1. Select 2. Press the Setting Up Network Projection , then press To Setup Wizard (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) connection screen: For the PIN Code Method, follow the instructions on page 78. and press Push Button Method button on the projector.
  • Page 77 3. When prompted by the screen, press the access point. You see a message that WPS setup is complete. 4. Press the button or the Enter LAN setting page. 5. Select and press Setup Complete 6. Make sure is selected and press 7.
  • Page 78 Using the PIN Code Method Before you can make a connection using the PIN Code Method, a connection must have already been established between the computer and the access point. For details on how to make this connection, refer to the manual provided with the access point. 1.
  • Page 79 4. When you see a message that WPS Setup is complete, press the button. Enter 5. When you see the wireless LAN setting page, select and press Complete Enter 6. Select and press Enter 7. Press the button and then close the configuration menu to Menu exit.
  • Page 80: Using Wireless Security Options

    Using Wireless Security Options The projector includes the following network security options which you can enable for network projection: ■ ■ The security functions that can be used with this projector vary depending on the connection mode: ■ ■ note The authentication and Make sure the settings you select match the ones used by your firewall features are only...
  • Page 81: Enabling Wep Encryption

    See the following sections to enable security options on your projector: “Enabling WEP Encryption” below ■ “Enabling WPA Security” on page 83 ■ ■ “Enabling EAP, LEAP, or PEAP Authentication” on page 85 “Enabling EAP-TLS Certificate Validation” on page 86 ■...
  • Page 82 4. Press 5. For the WEP encryption setting, highlight 6. For Format, highlight 7. If you chose note Text input for WEP encryption varies with different access points; check with your network administrator. Try ASCII first. If that doesn’t work, try Text2 and then Text3.
  • Page 83: Enabling Wpa Security

    8. Check with your network administrator for directions on entering a key for your network, and follow these general guidelines: For 128 bit WEP encryption with hexadecimal input, enter ■ 26 characters, from 0 to 9 and from A to F. For 64 bit WEP encryption with hexadecimal input, enter 10 ■...
  • Page 84 4. Press 5. Highlight the note If the password is longer than 32 characters, enter it by accessing the projector from a web browser. This lets you enter up to 63 characters. See the EasyMP Operation guide for details. 6. When you’re done making these settings, highlight the Setting Up Network Projection to show the menu, then choose one of the Enter...
  • Page 85: Enabling Eap, Leap, Or Peap Authentication

    Enabling EAP, LEAP, or PEAP Authentication 1. Press . Highlight Menu Network 2. Choose Network Configuration 3. Highlight , then press Security screen: 4. Press to show the menu, then choose one of the Enter , or options and press LEAP PEAP 5.
  • Page 86: Enabling Eap-Tls Certificate Validation

    6. When you’re done making these settings, highlight the Enabling EAP-TLS Certificate Validation Once you have created an EAP-TLS certificate, follow the steps below to enable it. (Contact your Network Administrator for more information on obtaining or creating the certificate.) 1.
  • Page 87: Highlight Security , Then Press Enter . You See The Following

    3. Highlight , then press Security screen: 4. Press to show the menu, then choose Enter . The certificate information appears on the screen, for Enter example: 5. When you’re done making these settings, highlight the button at the top of the screen, then press and press Complete Enter...
  • Page 88: Enabling Data Encryption From Emp Ns Connection

    Enabling Data Encryption from EMP NS Connection When using the EMP NS Connection software, follow these steps to enable data encryption. 1. Click 2. Click the 3. Select the 4. Click For more information, see the EasyMP Operation Guide. Using the EasyMP Software Once you’ve set up your projector and computer for network projection, see the EasyMP Operation Guide for instructions on the following EasyMP features:...
  • Page 89: Removing The Wireless 802.11A/B/G Module

    Removing the Wireless 802.11a/b/g Module Follow these steps to remove the module from your projector. 1. If you’re running NS Connection, click control bar. 2. Check the access light to make sure it isn’t flashing. 3. Turn off the projector and unplug it. 4.
  • Page 90: Connecting To A Wired Network

    1. Remove the wireless module and cover plate, as described above, 2. Connect the projector to your network using a commercially note Only the Epson Ethernet unit is guaranteed to work. 3. Point the remote control at the projector and press the P Other brands may not be compatible.
  • Page 91: Using Projector E-Mail Alerts

    If your network assigns addresses automatically, turn on the ■ setting. DHCP If your network does not assign addresses automatically, turn ■ and enter the projector’s DHCP , and Mask Gateway Address To enter numbers, use the control to highlight the number you want to input, then press button.
  • Page 92 You can register up to three addresses. You can enter up to 32 alphanumeric characters for the e-mail address. . The e-mail includes the following EPSON Projector Line 1: The name of the projector where the problem has occurred Enter...
  • Page 93: Using Snmp To Monitor The Projector

    Line 2: The IP address of the projector where the problem has ■ occurred Line 3: Details of the problem ■ Using SNMP to Monitor the Projector Network administrators can use SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) to monitor projectors. 1. Press the button on the remote control, select the Menu menu, then press...
  • Page 94: Connecting With Windows Vista

    If you have Windows Vista, you can use the Network Projector note function to connect to the projector without installing the EasyMP Use only the Epson software. This provides a quick, easy way to connect wirelessly, 802.11a/b/g wireless module though with limited capabilities. Not all the features available with in the projector.
  • Page 95 3. From the Start menu on your computer, select , then Accessories Connect to a Network Projector this screen: 4. You can select the projector automatically or manually: To let your computer search automatically for the projector, ■ select Search for a projector After locating the connected projectors, your computer lists them on the screen.
  • Page 96: Vista Network Projector Limitations

    5. If you need to pause your presentation, press the 6. When you want to disconnect from the projector, click the Vista Network Projector Limitations When you connect wirelessly to the projector using Vista Network Projector, be aware of the following limitations: ■...
  • Page 97: Fine-Tuning The Projector

    Fine-Tuning the Projector ou can use the projector’s on-screen menus to adjust the image, sound, and other features. This chapter covers the following information: ■ Using the menu system Adjusting the image ■ Adjusting signal settings ■ ■ Customizing projector features Using the projector security features ■...
  • Page 98: Using The Menu System

    Using the Menu System You can use the remote control or the projector’s control panel to access the menus and change settings. Follow these steps: 1. To display the menu screen, press the 2. Use the 3. Once you’ve selected the menu, use the Fine-Tuning the Projector remote control or on the projector.
  • Page 99: Restoring The Default Settings

    4. After highlighting the option you want to adjust, use the pointer button to change the setting. In some cases, you may have to press the button to view a sub-screen for changing Enter the setting. Press the left or right side of the ■...
  • Page 100: Adjusting The Image

    Adjusting the Image You can use the Image menu to adjust the brightness, sharpness, color, tint, and contrast. 1. Press the 2. Use the note The Brightness setting changes the opacity of the projector’s LCD panels. You can also change the lamp’s brightness (see page 104).
  • Page 101: Six-Axis Color Adjustment

    ■ Sharpness Adjusts the sharpness of the image. ■ ABS Color Temp. Sets a color temperature between 5000 and 10000 °K. (Not available if is selected as the Color Mode setting.) sRGB ■ Color Adjustment Adjusts the color values. For to adjust individual red, green, blue, cyan, RGBCMY magenta, and yellow hue and saturation values.
  • Page 102: Adjusting Signal Settings

    5. Use the 6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 for each color axis you want to adjust. You may need to readjust the color as the lamp in your projector changes over time. Adjusting Signal Settings Although the projector normally detects and optimizes the input note signal automatically, you can use the Signal menu to make manual You can also use the remote...
  • Page 103 projection area. If the image doesn’t display properly after you adjust the aspect ratio setting (see page 32), select to project from a computer with a wide-panel display, or for a computer with a 4:3 or 5:4 display. Normal ■ Tracking Adjust this value to eliminate vertical stripes in the image.
  • Page 104: Customizing Projector Features

    Customizing Projector Features You can use the Settings menu to lock the buttons on the projector, adjust audio volume, and customize several other features. ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ note ■ You can also adjust the volume using the remote control.
  • Page 105: Using The Projector Security Features

    ■ EasyMP Audio Out Lets you select whether to use the Select to output sound from EasyMP scenarios (.wav External files) or MPEG files to external speakers with a built-in amplifier (connected as shown on page 51). Select projector’s internal speaker with your computer or video equipment (connected as shown on page 50).
  • Page 106: Enabling Password Protection

    If an incorrect password is entered thirty times in succession, the user must contact Epson to unlock the projector. If you leave the projector plugged in, the Password...
  • Page 107: Starting The Projector With A Password

    6. Hold down the button on the remote control and use the numeric keypad to enter a four digit password. (The default setting is 0000.) 7. When you see a confirmation message, reenter the password. Then press the button to exit the screen. Menu 8.
  • Page 108: Creating Your Own Startup Screen

    If you enter an incorrect password 30 times in succession, the projector remains locked and you must contact Epson to unlock it. If you have forgotten the password, contact Epson with the request code number that appears in the Password Protect Release screen for assistance.
  • Page 109 2. Highlight and press User’s Logo 3. When you see a message asking , select and press user’s logo? over the image. 4. Use the pointer button to select the area of the image you want to use. Then press Enter 5.
  • Page 110: Disabling The Projector's Buttons

    Choosing When to Display the Image After your image is saved, it is automatically set as the startup screen. note You can also set it to display as the screen you see when there’s no You can also use this menu to turn off the startup screen, signal or when you press the disable message display, or...
  • Page 111: Customizing Power And Operation

    Customizing Power and Operation You can use the Extended menu to customize the way the projector displays images, enable quick startup, turn sleep mode on or off, and customize other projector operations. Closed Caption Closed Caption ■ Display Use this setting to turn off the display of messages, change the background color, enable logo display, or turn off the startup screen display.
  • Page 112 ■ note If Direct Power On is enabled, the power cable is connected, and a power outage occurs, the projector will start when the power is restored. Do not use the projector at altitudes above 7500 ft (2,286 m). ■ ■...
  • Page 113: Multi-Screen Color Adjustment

    Multi-screen Color Adjustment If you are using multiple projectors in the same room (for example, with the EasyMP multi-screen display function or a distribution amplifier), you can match the color and brightness between them. To match the display colors as closely as possible, first make sure that all the projectors are set to the same Color Mode (see page 100) and Brightness Control setting (see page 104).
  • Page 114 Fine-Tuning the Projector...
  • Page 115: Maintaining The Projector

    Maintaining the Projector the lens clean. You may also need to clean the air filter and vent. A clogged air filter or vent can block ventilation needed to cool the projector. warning The only parts you should replace are the lamp and air filter. If any Before you clean any part of other part needs replacing, contact your dealer or a qualified servicer.
  • Page 116: Cleaning The Lens

    Cleaning the Lens Clean the lens whenever you notice dirt or dust on the surface. To remove dirt or smears on the lens, use lens-cleaning tissue. If necessary, moisten a soft cloth with lens cleaner and gently wipe the lens. Cleaning the Projector Case Before you clean the case, turn off the projector and unplug the power caution...
  • Page 117: Cleaning The Air Filter And Vent

    Exhaust vent 3. If the dirt is difficult to remove or the filter is broken, replace the filter as described on page 120. Contact your dealer or call Epson at 800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766) to obtain a new filter. light to stop...
  • Page 118: Replacing The Lamp And Air Filter

    Turn off this product when not in use to prolong the life of the projector. ■ Contact your dealer or call Epson at 800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766). Request part number V13H010L48. Follow these steps to replace the lamp and air filter: 1. Turn off the projector.
  • Page 119 4. Remove the lamp cover screw. Then slide the lamp cover to the side and lift it off of the projector. 5. Loosen the two screws holding the lamp in place (you can’t remove them). Loosen, but don’t remove these screws Maintaining the Projector...
  • Page 120 6. Hold the lamp as shown and pull it straight out. note The lamp(s) in this product contain mercury. Please consult your state and local regulations regarding disposal or recycling. Do not put in the trash. 7. Gently insert the new lamp. (If it doesn’t fit easily, make sure it is 8.
  • Page 121: Resetting The Lamp Timer

    Resetting the Lamp Timer After you replace the lamp, you need to reset the lamp timer using the projector’s menus. 1. Press the button on the remote control or on the Menu projector’s control panel. You see the main menu. 2.
  • Page 122: Transporting The Projector

    ■ ■ note ■ Epson shall not be liable for any damages incurred during transportation. Maintaining the Projector Close the A/V Mute slide (lens cover) to protect the lens. When shipping the projector for repairs, use the original packaging material if possible.
  • Page 123: Solving Problems

    Solving Problems his chapter helps you solve problems with your projector, and tells you how to contact technical support for problems you can’t solve yourself. The following information is included: ■ Using the projector’s on-screen help system What to do when the projector’s status lights flash ■...
  • Page 124: Using On-Screen Help

    Using On-Screen Help If the image doesn’t look right or your audio isn’t working, you can get help by pressing the the remote control. 1. Press the 2. Use the 3. Press the 4. To exit the help system, press the If none of the suggestions solve your problem, see additional solutions to problems in the following sections.
  • Page 125: What To Do When The Lights Flash

    Clean them or replace the air filter as described on page 117. If this does not resolve the problem, stop using the projector, disconnect the power cable, and contact Epson as described on page 138. Temperature light Lamp light Power button to turn it on.
  • Page 126 118. The air filter or vent may be clogged. Clean them or replace the air filter as described on page 117. If this does not resolve the problem, contact Epson as described on page 138. Flashing red Power is cut off because of an internal problem.
  • Page 127: Viewing Lamp Usage And Other Information

    The power cable may be defective. Disconnect the cable from the ■ outlet and contact Epson as described on page 138. Check to see if the A/V Mute slide is closed. ■ ■...
  • Page 128: Solving Problems With The Image Or Sound

    You hear the projector’s fan after the power has been turned off. after the projector has cooled down. See page 112 for more information about this setting. Solving Problems with the Image or Sound No image appears on the screen. ■...
  • Page 129 You’ve connected a computer and see a blue screen with the message displayed. No Signal Make sure the cables are connected correctly, as described on ■ page 40. If you’ve connected a computer and one or more video sources, ■ you may need to press the Source Search projector or one of the source buttons on the remote control to...
  • Page 130 The message ■ ■ Only part of the image is displayed. ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Solving Problems is displayed. Not Supported Make sure the correct Input Signal (see page 103). Make sure your computer’s resolution doesn’t exceed UXGA ×...
  • Page 131 ■ extension cable, the image quality may be reduced. Use a distribution amplifier for longer distances; you can purchase one from Epson (see page 12). ■ Keep your computer and video cables away from the power cord as much as possible to prevent interference.
  • Page 132 ■ You see vertical bands or the image still looks blurry after trying the solutions in the previous section. ■ ■ Solving Problems Adjust the setting on the Image menu (see page 101). Sharpness When you change video settings, you should be able to see the effect on the screen immediately.
  • Page 133 The image is too light or dark, or colors are incorrect. ■ Press the button to select a different color mode (see Color Mode page 33). Try adjusting the brightness and color settings in the Image menu ■ (see page 100). Try changing the ■...
  • Page 134: Solving Network Problems

    ■ ■ Solving Network Problems You can’t display an image using Quick Wireless Connection. You may need to restart your computer to connect. You can’t connect to the projector using NS Connection. ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Solving Problems of the screen).
  • Page 135 If you’ve changed any settings for your projector or network, or ■ restarted your computer, allow a minute or two for the connection to appear. If you’re using AirPort, try turning AirPort off and then on again. Make sure that you’re trying to connect to the right network. In ■...
  • Page 136: Solving Problems With The Remote Control

    ■ ■ ■ Solving Problems with the Remote Control The projector doesn’t respond to remote control commands. ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Solving Problems If you’re using Access Point mode and you’re connecting to the wrong network, you may be experiencing signal interference from another network.
  • Page 137 If any buttons are held for longer than 30 seconds, the remote ■ enters sleep mode. Release any button that is held to wake the remote. ■ If you’re using the remote control as a wireless mouse, make sure setting in the Extended menu is set to USB Type B (see page 112).
  • Page 138: Where To Get Help

    Speak to a Support Representative To use the Epson PrivateLine Support service, call (800) 637-7661 and enter the PIN on the included Epson PrivateLine Support card. This is the fastest way of speaking to a live representative, and it’s free.
  • Page 139: Purchase Supplies And Accessories

    Purchase Supplies and Accessories You can purchase screens, carrying cases, or other accessories from an Epson authorized reseller. To find the nearest reseller, call 800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766). Or you can purchase online at (U.S. sales) or (Canadian sales). Solving Problems...
  • Page 140 Solving Problems...
  • Page 141: Projector Installation

    Projector Installation his appendix provides guidelines on installing the projector in a permanent location, such as a theater or conference room. The projector can be installed for four different viewing setups: front projection, ceiling projection, rear projection onto a semi-transparent screen, or rear/ceiling projection, as shown: Front projection Rear projection...
  • Page 142 If you’re mounting the projector on the ceiling and you place it above screen level, you’ll have to tilt the projector down to position the image on the screen. This causes the image to lose its square shape. You can correct the distortion using the function in the Keystone projector’s menu system (see page 104).
  • Page 143: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications General Type of display Epson poly-silicon TFT active matrix Resolution (native format) 1735W 1280 × 800 pixels (WXGA) 1725 1024 × 768 pixels (XGA) Color reproduction 16.8 million colors Light output High Brightness mode: 3000 lumens white light output (ISO 21118...
  • Page 144: Projection Lamp

    Zoom ratio Noise level Keystone correction Mouse compatibility note Projection Lamp Lamp life results will vary depending upon mode Type selected, environmental conditions, and usage. Power consumption Lamp life Turn off this product when not in use to prolong the life of the projector.
  • Page 145 Power consumption Operating: 100 to 120 VAC, 243 W 200 to 240 VAC, 230 W Standby: 100 to 120 VAC, 4.0 W (network off) 9 W (network on) 200 to 240 VAC, 5.5 W (network off) 10 W (network on) Environmental Temperature Operating: 41 to 95 °F (5 to 35 °C)
  • Page 146: Compatible Video Formats

    To project images output from a computer, the computer’s video card must be set at a refresh rate (vertical frequency) that’s compatible with the projector. Some images are automatically resized using Epson’s SizeWise™ technology to display in the projector’s “native” format (XGA or WXGA).
  • Page 147 Mode Refresh Rate (Hz) SXGA2—60 SXGA2—75 SXGA2—85 SXGA+60 SXGA+75 SXGA+85 SXGA3—60 SXGA3—75 SXGA3—85 UXGA—60 iMAC VGA iMAC SVGA iMAC XGA MAC13 MAC16 MAC19 MAC19-60 MAC21 NTSC NTSC 4:43 N-PAL M-PAL PAL—60 SECAM HDTV (720p) HDTV (720p) HDTV (1080i) HDTV (1080i) TV480i TV480i SDTV (480p)
  • Page 148 Technical Specifications...
  • Page 149: Notices

    Notices his appendix includes safety instructions and other important information about your PowerLite projector. Important Safety Instructions Follow these safety instructions when setting up and using the projector: ■ Do not look into the lens when the projector is on. The bright light can damage your eyes.
  • Page 150 ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Notices Do not use or store the projector or remote control in a hot location, such as near a heater, in direct sunlight, or in a closed vehicle. Do not block the slots and openings in the projector case.
  • Page 151 ■ Use the type of power source indicated on the projector. Use of a different power source may result in fire or electric shock. If you are not sure of the power available, consult your dealer or power company. ■ If you use the projector in a country other than where you purchased it, use the correct power cord for that country.
  • Page 152: Fcc Compliance Statement

    FCC Compliance Statement For United States Users This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
  • Page 153: Index

    Index A/V Mute, 30, 110, 128 Access Point mode, 64 to 74 Access point, checking IP address of, 71 to 72 Accessories, 12 Ad Hoc mode, 58 to 63 Adapter, audio, 10, 50, 51 Air filter cleaning, 117 ordering, 12 replacing, 118 to 120 AirPort, configuring for wireless, 62 to 63, 72 to 74...
  • Page 154 Game color mode, 33 Gateway address, checking, 71 HDTV images, video formats, 147 Height of image, adjusting, 22 Help system, using, 124 Help, Epson, 8, 138 to 139 High altitude, 112 Image adjusting, 22 to 25, 100 to 101 blurry, 131 to 132...
  • Page 155 Kensington anti-theft device, 12, 15 Keystone correction, 23 to 24, 104, 131, 144 Keyword, 56 Lamp number of hours used, 127 ordering, 12 replacing, 118 to 121 specifications, 144 status light, 125 to 126 Lamp timer, resetting, 121 Language setting, 112 Laptop computer connecting to, 40 to 41 display problems, 20 to 21, 128 to 129...
  • Page 156 Power button, 17 specifications, 144 status light, 17, 125 to 126 Presentation color mode, 33 Presentations computer, 25, 40 to 43 digital camera, 49 room conditions, 14, 28 tips and training, 9 using the pointer tool, 36 video, 44 to 48 wireless, 53 to 96 Presenters Online, 9 PrivateLine Support, 9...
  • Page 157 Screen blank, 19 to 21 distance from projector, 14, 143 ordering, 12 startup screen, creating, 108 to 109 Screen image, See Image Security control panel lock, 110 Kensington lock, 12 network, 80 to 88 password protection, 106 to 108 startup screen, 108 to 110 Settings menu, 104 to 105 Sharpness setting, 101 Signal menu, 102 to 103...
  • Page 158 Warning lights, 125 to 126 Warranty, 9 WEP encryption, 81 to 83 Wi-Fi Protected Setup, 74 to 79 Windows configuring for wireless, 60 to 62, 66 to 70 display problems, 129 resolution setting, 130 Vista, 94 to 96 Wired network, 90 to 91 Wireless EAP, 85 to 86 EAP-TLS, 86 to 87...

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