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Welcome ® ® he Epson PowerLite 737c/745c is an easy-to-use projector that weighs less than 4 pounds. The projector offers up to 2500 lumens (745c) or 2000 lumens (737c) of brightness. You can connect it to a wide range of computers and video sources, or you can project from a USB storage device, memory card, or over an 802.11g or 802.11b...
Built-in help system Provides assistance for common problems. Available from the button on the projector or the remote control. See page 152 Help for details. support.epson.com Download FAQs and e-mail your questions to Epson support. ® ® Support card. Keep the kit...
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Power cable VGA computer cable To receive an S-Video signal, you’ll need an S-Video cable. One may be provided with your video equipment, or you can purchase one from Epson; see page 13. EasyMP software CD-ROM USB cable Carrying case...
(available from Epson; see below.) Older iMac a special adapter to provide a VGA output port; see your computer dealer. Optional Accessories To enhance your use of the projector, Epson provides the following optional accessories: Product Replacement lamp Air filter replacement set (2 filters) ATA molded hardshell case ®...
“Where to Buy.” To purchase online, please visit the Epson Store at www.epsonstore.com (U.S. sales only). In Canada, please call (800) 463-7766 for a reseller referral. Welcome...
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 selecting the image source Troubleshooting display problems Adjusting the image Turning off 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, as shown. behind a translucent screen This lets you stand in the front of the room, face the audience, and for rear projection.
After positioning the projector, you may want to connect a Kensington ® MicroSaver anti-theft device to the lock port on the projector’s left side. You can purchase this from Epson; see page 13 Screen Displaying and Adjusting the Image...
Projecting the Image Make sure your projector and other equipment are set up as described on page 37. Then follow the instructions below to start the projector and display an image. Turning On the Projector Turn on any connected computer or video equipment before starting note the projector so it can automatically detect and display the image To shut down the projector,...
3. Press the red P button on the remote control or on top of Power the projector. The projector beeps once and the projector warms up, then an image begins to appear. When the light stops flashing and remains green, the projector is Power ready for use.
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: 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 the function key doesn’t permit you to display simultaneously on both screens, you should check your monitor settings to make sure both the LCD screen and the external monitor port are enabled. From the Control Panel, open the Properties dialog box, click the .
If you’re using OS 8.6 to OS 9.x: You may need to set up your system to display on the projector screen as well as the LCD screen. Follow these steps: 1. From the Apple menu, select 2. Click the 3.
Adjusting the Image Once you see your image, you need to make certain adjustments: If the image is too high or too low, you can reposition it. See below. To focus or zoom your image, see page 24. If the image isn’t square, see page 24. If a computer image displays incorrectly, see page 26.
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.
If your image is still distorted, you can correct it using the Keystone buttons on the projector’s control panel or the projector’s Setting menu. Using Keystone Correction To adjust your image when it is wider on the top or bottom, do the following: Press one of the two triangular buttons on the projector’s control panel, as shown below.
Correcting Computer Images If you’re connected to a computer and the image doesn’t look right, note press the You must be projecting an the projector. This automatically resets the projector’s tracking, sync, image for this button to have resolution, and position settings. any effect.
3. Press the P button again. The lamp is turned off and the Power light flashes orange for about 20 seconds as the projector Power cools down. After the projector has cooled, the projector beeps twice, the orange light stays on, and the exhaust fan shuts off. If you want to turn the projector on again, wait until the orange light stops flashing.
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 31) or as a pointer to highlight your presentation (page 36).
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. Replacing the Batteries caution Replace the batteries as described below: When replacing batteries,...
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...
Turning Off the Picture and Sound You can use the the image and sound. This feature is useful if you want to temporarily redirect your audience’s attention. You can have the screen turn black when you press the button. You can also have an image, such as a company logo, display on the screen (see page 117).
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.
Resizing Video images You can use the an image fits into the display area. For video images, press and 16:9. This lets you play certain digital video images or movies recorded on certain DVDs in 16:9 widescreen format. For computer images, resizing is normally unnecessary, since the projector automatically resizes the image to make the best use of the display area.
Operating Your Computer with the Remote Control If you’ve connected a computer to the projector with a USB cable, as described on page 40, you can use the remote control in place of your computer’s mouse. This gives you more flexibility when delivering slideshow-style presentations, since you won’t have to stand next to the computer to change slides.
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.
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.
Macintosh desktop adapter, as shown on page 39 (available from Epson; see page 13). caution Don’t try to force a connector to fit a port with a 2. You can connect an optional stereo mini-jack audio cable to play different shape or number of pins.
If so, you’ll need to use the Macintosh desktop adapter to connect the VGA cable to your computer. This is available from Epson (see page 13). 1. To use the adapter, remove its cover as shown and set its DIP switches according to the resolution you want to use, such as 16-inch mode.
Connecting the Cable for Remote Mouse Control If you’ve connected a computer as described in this chapter (using remote control as a wireless mouse. This lets you control your computer and click through slideshow-style presentations, such as PowerPoint, from up to 20 feet away. The wireless mouse function is supported on systems with a USB port note running Windows XP, 98SE, Me, or 2000, or Macintosh OS X 10.2.x...
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 available video output connections: If your video player has a yellow RCA-style video output connector, see “Connecting a Composite Video Source”...
Connecting a Composite Video Source 1. Locate an RCA-style video cable (one is usually provided with 2. Connect the cable to the yellow video output connector on your 3. If you want to play sound through the projector, see page 47 for 4.
Connecting an S-Video Source 1. Locate an S-Video cable (one is usually provided with your video equipment or you can purchase one from Epson; see page 12). 2. Connect the cable to the S-Video connector on your player and connector on the projector: S-Video 3.
You will need a component-to-VGA video cable or a component video-to-VGA adapter for this connection. You can order this cable (ELPKC19) from Epson; see page 13 for more information. 1. Locate a component-to-VGA video cable or adapter. 2. Connect the cable to your player and the blue...
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 Computer/Component 3. If you want to play sound through the projector, see page 47 for instructions on connecting audio cables.
You can connect your digital camera, USB flash memory drive, USB Use a cable less than 10 feet hard drive, or multimedia storage viewer, such as the Epson P-2000, long and connect the camera to the projector using the USB cable specified for your device. Then directly to the projector.
Playing Sound Through the Projector You can play sound through the projector’s speaker system or attach an external speaker system. To play sound through the projector, follow these steps: 1. Locate the appropriate cable and connect it to the the projector. If you have a computer connected to the blue port, use a stereo mini-jack cable.
Connecting External Speakers When you use EasyMP, you can output the sound to external speakers with built-in amplifiers. First, you need to use the Settings menu to set instructions. To connect speakers to the projector, follow these steps: 1. Locate the appropriate cable to connect your speakers. 2.
Presenting Through a Wireless Network his chapter tells you how to send pictures to the projector through a wireless network. Using EMP NS Connection, you can project images shown on your computer screen—including text and graphics—directly to your audience. Because images are displayed in real-time, any changes you make on your PC or notebook are automatically mirrored on the screen.
1. Turn on the remote control, as described on page 30. Point it at Other brands may not be compatible. 2. Press the 3. Insert the Epson 802.11G/B card in the card slot with the label caution Be careful to insert the card correctly and never force the card in;...
Once the card is inserted, you see one of these screens, depending on the currently selected mode: Access Point mode 4. If you’ve already set up your computer and projector for the mode you want to use—Ad Hoc mode (also called computer-to- computer mode) or Access Point mode (also called infrastructure mode)—skip to “Projecting Wirelessly”...
11MB/sec. This is a Configuring the Projector standard specification of 1. Switch the projector to EasyMP mode and insert the Epson 802.11g networking. Presenting Through a Wireless Network 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 or 802.11b) network card or adapter, or a Macintosh...
2. To select , press the Config 3. Highlight under Basic Wireless LAN You see the following screen: Easy connect mode Make sure Easy connect mode If not, use the pointer button on the remote control to highlight the checkbox next to to select it.
note 5. If your network card supports an SSID or ESSID name (see The projector keyword changes each time you turn the projector off and then on again, or remove and reinsert the 802.11g card. Check the keyword on the EasyMP Network screen whenever you start EasyMP 6.
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. 1. Access your wireless network Properties window. For example, in Windows XP you would click and Internet Connections icon.
2. Right-click the 3. Click the 4. Click the Presenting Through a Wireless Network Wireless Network Connection . You see a screen similar to this: Properties button. Configure tab. You see a screen similar to this: Advanced icon and select Click here...
5. Check your wireless card’s or adapter’s device settings. (Depending on the type of card or adapter you’re using, some of the settings may be different than those listed here.) Set the Network Type to Set the SSID to match the name you assigned to the projector’s ESSID.
3. Make sure Location is set to Select Automatic Select Network Port Configurations then select AirPort note: If you don’t need the other 4. Select network port configurations, disable them by deselecting their 5. Under Port Configurations, select checkboxes. If more than one network port is 6.
AirPort base station settings as described in this section. Configuring the Projector 1. Switch the projector to EasyMP and insert the Epson 802.11G/B card (see page 50). You see this screen: 2. To select , press the Config 3.
4. Make sure the projector has a unique name so you can identify it note If you want to enter a blank space, use the space character that comes before the capital letter A. If you want to enter numbers, use the numeric keypad while holding down button on the remote control.
8. If your access point assigns IP addresses automatically, turn on . Otherwise, turn off DHCP and enter the following DHCP information manually: : Type in the IP address you want to assign to the IP address projector. It must be formatted like other addresses on the network.
Configuring the Network Settings for Windows Before connecting to the projector, you need to make sure the settings for your computer’s wireless card or adapter match the settings you note entered for the projector. On some Windows systems, 1. Access your wireless network Properties window. For example, in you can right-click My Network Places Network Neighborhood...
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 Presenting Through a Wireless Network...
5. Check your wireless card’s or adapter’s device settings. 6. Click the 7. When you’re done, click 8. Right-click the Presenting Through a Wireless Network (Depending on the type of card or adapter you’re using, some of the settings may be different than those listed here.) Set the Network Type to Infrastructure Set the SSID to match the name assigned to the access point...
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.
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 “Projecting Wirelessly” on page 74. Presenting Through a Wireless Network You see a screen like this: access point.
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.
3. Click the Setting Up Your Macintosh for Access Point Mode Your AirPort software is automatically configured to allow your Macintosh to detect Access Point networks. Typically, you only need to select your AirPort network name from the AirPort status menu on the Macintosh menu bar. If you’re having problems connecting to the projector, follow these steps: 1.
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.
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. Using Wireless Security Options You can use the following security options when connecting to the projector wirelessly: WEP encryption, WPA security, or LEAP authentication.
Adding WEP Encryption When you click the button on the Network screen, you see Security this screen: 1. Highlight and press Enter 2. For the WEP encryption setting, highlight press Enter 3. For Format, highlight press Enter 4. If you chose , highlight Key ID 64Bit 5.
6. When you’re done making settings, highlight the Adding WPA Security When you click the this screen: note If you want to enter a blank space, use the space character that comes before the capital letter A. If you want to enter numbers, use the numeric keypad while holding down button on the...
3. When you’re done making settings, highlight the the top of the screen and press Adding LEAP Authentication When you click the button on the Network screen, you see Security this screen: 1. Highlight , then press LEAP 2. Enter the user name and password that match the settings on your authentication server: Highlight the User name...
3. When you’re done making settings, highlight the Projecting Wirelessly Once you’ve started EasyMP and set up your projector and computer in either Ad Hoc mode or Access Point mode, follow these steps to start NS Connection and project wirelessly. 1.
Connection, this is the first screen you see.) If the connection is working properly, you see your projector listed. If you have additional Epson projectors on the network, they are also listed, along with their status. The color of the status icon next to each projector’s name...
note The AirPort network name may be different than the AirPort base station name. To check the network name, start the AirPort Admin utility, select your base station, and click . Then click Configure . The Show All Settings network name appears on the AirPort tab.
4. Once the name of your projector appears, select it and click . If more than one projector is listed, you can select Connect additional ones and connect to them at the same time. If the selected projector is already being used by another person, you can still connect to it;...
Using the Control Bar From the control bar, you can access these NS Connection features: Clicking one of the buttons on the control bar may cause a submenu to appear above the control bar. For example, clicking the displays the following submenu: Presenting Through a Wireless Network Provides help for NS Connection.
If you’re using more than one projector, you can use the drop-down menu to select the projector on which you want to make any of the following changes: Brightness Increase or decrease brightness. Keystone Click to narrow the top edge of the screen, or bottom edge (this option functions like the on the projector’s control panel).
Connecting in IP Connect Mode You can establish a connection manually using IP Connect Mode note even if your projector and computer are on a different subnet (Access Depending on your network, Point mode only) or connecting over different routers. your projector and computer may connect over different 1.
3. Select Use IP connect mode 4. Click . You see this screen: IP connection 5. Enter the projector’s IP address and click and click . You see this screen: Click here Enter the IP address and click Search Search Presenting Through a Wireless Network note You can add up to 16...
This icon indicates search is in progress This icon appears if the search fails to find the projector note You can connect to a 6. Click the projector you want to connect to and click the projector while another person is using it. Follow the steps on page 83.
Switching Between Users To connect to the projector while another person is already using it (Access Point mode only), follow these steps. 1. Start NS Connection (see page 74). You see this screen: 2. Select the projector you want to use and click You see this message: 3.
Removing the Wireless 802.11g Card Follow these steps to remove the card from your projector. 1. If you’re running NS Connection, click caution Never remove the card while the card indicator light is green or when projecting wirelessly. You may damage 2.
Presenting from a Memory Card, Digital Camera, or External Drive memory card or a digital camera connected to the projector with a USB cable. You can play movies, display graphics, or play a scenario, a format that lets you create your own slideshow using PowerPoint files, JPG image files, and BMP graphics files.
Inserting a Memory Card in the Projector note If a digital camera is Follow these steps to insert the memory card in the projector: connected to the projector, disconnect it before 1. If necessary, insert the card into a PC card inserting the memory card.
Creating a Slideshow on the Fly If you have a folder on your memory card containing an assortment of images, you can display them as a slideshow. Displaying the Slideshow First make sure the images are stored in a folder on the memory card. Then follow these steps: 1.
Changing Timing and Other Settings For each folder on the memory card, you can set the display timing for your slides and change several other display settings. 1. Select the 2. From the drop-down menu, use the pointer to select 3.
Display order Lets you choose between displaying alphabetically by file name or by image file date. Effect Lets you choose from various transitions between slides, such as Dissolve or Wipe. Mode switching Lets you choose the mode to use when presenting slideshows, movies, or images, or editing a scenario on the projector.
4. Select EasyMP as the source by pressing the note Make sure your camera shows up on your desktop as a drive letter. If it does, it is 5. Use the probably a USB mounted device and will work with the projector software.
2. Plug in your external hard drive. 3. Turn on the projector and the remote control, if they’re not already on. 4. Select EasyMP as the source by pressing the the remote control. 5. Use the pointer button on the remote control to position the cursor on the folder where your photos or movies are stored and press Enter...
Creating a Scenario note To create a scenario, you A scenario is a combination of images, movies, and/or audio files that need a memory card and a you can present from a memory card. The easiest way to create a card reader on your scenario is to drag and drop a PowerPoint file on the computer.
5. When you see a message that the slideshow is complete, left mouse-click or press Enter shown below. The scenario is made up of individual cells for each of the PowerPoint slides. 6. At this point, you can insert additional images or create transition effects between slides.
Presenting from a Memory Card, Digital Camera, or External Drive EMP SlideMaker2 desktop (or click Start > Programs > Projector EMP SlideMaker2 You see the EMP SlideMaker 2 screen: icon on your computer’s All Programs > Epson Scenario window...
2. Choose from the File menu. You see the scenario Properties dialog box: 3. Type a name for your scenario file and folder that’s easy to remember, using up to eight capital letters and numbers. Then select from the following options: The default location for the scenario file and folder is in the \Program Files\EMP SlideMaker2 choose a new location.
Building a Scenario from Different Files You can build your scenario from any of the following file types, either note You can also use the alone or in combination with other file types: instructions in this section to add files to an existing scenario.
3. Drag and drop the files you want to include in your scenario from either the file window or thumbnail window into the scenario window. (You can also double-click a thumbnail to add the file to the scenario.) To include a whole PowerPoint file (instead of individual slides), drag the PowerPoint icon itself into the scenario window.
6. When you’re done, click the Setting Up Transitions EMP SlideMaker 2 lets you set your slides to advance manually or automatically after a specified period of time. You can also choose from a variety of transition effects between slides. 1.
3. Click . You see this dialog box: Cell Properties Click to change slides manually Click to change slides automatically 4. Choose how you want to advance to the next cell. If you want to change slides manually using the remote control, select On mouse click.
Checking Your Scenario You can play your scenario before you transfer it to a memory card to make sure it looks and sounds the way you want it to. 1. Use the navigation tools in the folders window to locate the 2.
Transferring Your Scenario to a Memory Card Once your scenario is saved, you can transfer it to a memory card or USB storage device. You can use any of the following standard cards. Most require a PC card adapter to allow insertion into the projector (check with your computer dealer to purchase a PC card adapter).
7. Do one of the following: note 8. To set a scenario to run automatically, select it from the list on the If more than one scenario is set to run automatically, they will play in the order listed on this screen. 9.
10. When done, click 11. Remove the card from your computer or disconnect the USB device. See your computer’s documentation if you need instructions on removing the card. If you’re using Windows 2000 or Me, you may first need to click an icon to stop or disconnect the card Presenting Scenarios Before you begin, insert the memory card containing the scenario into...
3. Use the note Your files may take up more than one screen. If so, use the 4. Use the Page up Page down buttons on the remote control to view all your files. 5. When you’re done with your presentation, use the Controlling Your Scenario While your scenario is running, use the remote control as follows: note...
Editing Your Scenario on the Projector You can modify your scenario using EasyMP on the projector. This lets you make last-minute changes, such as changing the order of your slides or hiding individual slides. These changes are not permanently saved with the scenario, but remain in effect only as long as the card is in the projector and the projector is turned on.
Supported File Formats The following file types may be projected from a memory card, digital camera, external hard drive, or flash memory drive: File Type Scenario Graphics Movie DPOF JPEG files with the extension “.jpeg” and “.mpeg” can’t be projected. Rename or save files as “.jpg”...
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 Customizing power and operation...
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.
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 a slider bar.
Adjusting the Image You can use the Image menu to adjust the brightness, sharpness, color, tint, and contrast. 1. Press the 2. Use the Fine-Tuning the Projector button on the projector or remote control and Menu select the menu. You see the Image menu screen. Image pointer button to highlight the desired option, then adjust it as needed:...
Brightness Lightens or darkens the overall image. Contrast Adjusts the difference between light and dark areas. Color Intensity (video only) Adjusts the color depth of the image. Tint (video only) Adjusts the balance of green to magenta in the image (available only for component video or NTSC signals).
2. Use the Before adjusting tracking or sync, fill the screen with an image containing fine detail. For example, in Windows you can select a pattern to appear as your desktop background. If this option isn’t available, try projecting black text on a white background.
Customizing Projector Features You can use the Settings menu to lock the buttons on the projector, adjust audio volume, and customize several other features. Keystone Squares up the shape of the image after the projector has been tilted upward. If you notice lines or edges looking jagged after adjusting the shape, decrease the Sharpness setting (see page 110).
You only need a the password screen. If an incorrect password is entered thirty times in password if you unplug and succession, the user must contact Epson to unlock the projector. reconnect the power cable. Fine-Tuning the Projector Volume Raises or lowers the volume of the projector’s speaker.
The default setting for the Password Protect function is these steps to turn password protection on: 1. Press the button on the remote control for about five Freeze seconds. You see this screen: 2. Use the pointer button to set Then press Enter 3.
10. To enable your screen logo, select Starting the Projector with a Password When the password function is enabled, you see this screen when you plug in and turn on the projector: Hold down the numeric keypad to enter the four digit password. The password screen closes, the numeric keypad is automatically deactivated, and projection begins.
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.
3. When you see a message asking whether you accept the present 4. Use the 5. When you see the message 6. Use the arrow buttons to select a zoom rate (display size) and press 7. When the message 8. When you see the message Choosing When to Display the Image After your image is saved, it is automatically set as the startup screen.
Disabling the Projector’s Buttons When you enable the Operation Lock function, you can lock all the projector’s buttons except the Power 1. Press the button, highlight the Menu Enter 2. Select and press the Operation Lock 3. Select and press Enter 4.
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. Fine-Tuning the Projector Projection Select (to project from the front of a screen and right side Front up), (when the projector is mounted upside-down...
HP OpenView, to manage your facility’s equipment from a pre-existing system (requires an optional plug-in available on request from Epson). You can also use NS Connection to register up to 16 projectors as a group. This allows you to provide quick and easy access to these projectors from other computers.
Opening and Closing EMP Monitor To start EMP Monitor, click Epson Projector > EMP Monitor If you’ve added the program to the Startup programs folder, then it may already be open. If so, click the icon in the system tray on the...
Auto detect network. Or click Manual registration network IP address. All Programs > Epson Projector > icon in the taskbar. You Click here and enter the projector’s note If Auto detect fails to find...
4. Select each projector you want to add by clicking its name, then note To delete a projector from the list, highlight the projector name, and click Delete 5. Click Managing Projectors Any projectors found on the network are listed as shown below: clicking the button.
You see the status of each of your registered projectors on the main EMP Monitor screen: Monitoring Your Projectors The EMP Monitor screen lets you monitor your projectors using the Status, Video Source, and Error icons shown below. These let you see which projectors are currently being used, from which source (or port) they are projecting an image, and if a problem occurs.
The following table explains the meaning of the status icons: Status icons The following table explains the meaning of the video source icons: Video source icons Managing Projectors (green) Projecting; no problems (dark) Turned off; no problems (green) Projecting; problems detected (dark) Turned off;...
The following table explains the meaning of the error icons. See page 151 for recommended solutions to problems. Error icons Lamp replacement notification (the lamp is nearing the end of its life; see page 146) High-speed cooling in progress (the projector is getting too hot but continues to operate) Overheating (projection turned off automatically) Lamp out or lamp cover open...
LAN connection. note The projector must be plugged 1. Insert the Epson 802.11g wireless card and set up your projector in (projecting or in standby mode) for you to be able to connect to it.
You see the following screen: 4. Select in the lower right corner of the screen and press Config on the remote control. Enter 5. When you see the screen below, select Select Mail and press Mail Enter Managing Projectors...
note To enter numbers with the remote control, hold the button and use the numeric keypad. Press the button again to exit numeric keypad mode. 6. For Mail Notification Settings, select 7. Highlight the 8. Highlight the 9. Highlight the Managing Projectors You see the following screen: IP address of SMTP server...
If a projector experiences a problem, it sends an e-mail message to each of the addresses you provided using EMP NetworkManager. The message includes “Epson Projector” in the subject line. The body of the message contains: The name of the projector The projector’s IP address...
1. Make sure the Epson 802.11g wireless card is inserted in the connect via a proxy server. If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer, use 2.
If you’re connected over an 802.11g wireless network, start NS Connection (see page 74) and connect to the projector you want to monitor. Then click on the screen. The projector’s web screen opens in the browser window. Menus Functions corresponding to remote control buttons 4.
Using Projector Groups You can register projectors as a group if you want to provide quick and easy access to other computers. You can also export or import group Use a static IP address when information as a file to another computer. Projectors must be configuring a projector for connected to the network in Access Point mode, and must be on the the network if you plan to...
4. Click the button. You see this screen: Advanced 5. Enter a name for the group in the Then enter the IP address of the projector you want to register in box: IP address box. Connection Group note You cannot use the addresses 0.0.0.0 or 255.255.255.255.
6. Click 7. Repeat steps 5 and 6 for each projector you want to add to the note To remove a projector from the group, select it from the 8. Click projector list and click Delete 9. Click 10. Click Managing Projectors .
Connecting to a Projector in a Group Follow these steps to connect to a projector in a group: 1. Start NS Connection. (See page 74.) 2. Click the button on the EMP NS Connection screen. Extension You see this screen: Select these two boxes 3.
4. From the Connection Group list, choose the group you want to 5. When you see the next screen, click Managing Projectors connect to and click left button on the screen says IP connect mode , skip this step.) Automatic search mode .
You see this screen: Select the projector Then click Connect 6. Select the projector you want to connect to and click 7. If you want, repeat step 5 to connect to additional projectors. The computer’s image appears on the projector screen. Exporting a Projector Group You can export group information as a file to another computer on the wireless network.
Select these two boxes 3. Select 4. Click the note If you haven’t created any groups, the button Export will be grayed out. You must create at least one group before the button Export 5. Click is active. Managing Projectors You see this screen: Use IP connect mode button.
6. Highlight the file name ( NSGroup.ini 7. Choose a location on the second computer and click To connect to the projector from the new computer, follow the steps beginning on page 137. Importing a Projector Group You can also import group information as a file to another computer on the wireless network.
4. Click the 5. Click 6. On the next screen, select the file you want to import and To connect to the projector from the new computer, follow the steps beginning on page 137. Managing Projectors button. You see this screen. Advanced Import click...
Maintaining the Projector warning the lens clean and periodically clean the air filters at the side and Before you clean any part of bottom of the projector. A clogged air filter can block ventilation the projector, turn it off and needed to cool the projector.
Cleaning the Lens Clean the lens whenever you notice dirt or dust on the surface. Use a canister of compressed air to remove dust. 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.
4. If the dirt is difficult to remove or the filter is broken, replace the filter as described on page 148. Contact your dealer or call Epson at 800-GO-EPSON (800-873-7766) to obtain a new filter. light to stop flashing,...
To check how long the lamp has been in use, see page 155. Contact your dealer or call Epson at 800-GO-EPSON (800-873-7766). Request part number V13H010L32. Follow these steps to replace the lamp and air filter: 1. Turn off the projector.
4. Turn the projector over. Press in on the tabs and lift up the lamp cover. 5. Loosen the two screws holding the lamp in place (you don’t need to remove them). 6. Hold the lamp as shown and pull it straight out. 7.
8. Once the lamp is fully inserted, tighten its screws. 9. Slide the air filter out and remove it. 10. Slide in the new air filter until it clicks in place. 11. Insert the two cover tabs, then press down on the cover until it snaps into place.
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.
Transporting the Projector The projector contains many glass and precision parts. Follow these guidelines to prevent damage: note Epson shall not be liable for any damages incurred during transportation. Maintaining the Projector When shipping the projector for repairs, use the original packaging material if possible.
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 Solving projector operation problems Solving problems with the image or sound Solving network problems...
Using On-Screen Help If the image doesn’t look right or your audio isn’t working, you can get help by pressing the blue on the remote control. The following choices are available: Follow these steps to get help: 1. Press the blue 2.
Checking Projector Status If your projector isn’t working correctly, first turn it off, wait for it to cool (the light stops flashing orange), and unplug it. Then Power plug the power cord back in and turn on the projector. If this doesn’t solve the problem, check the lights on top of the projector.
Description Flashing red There is a problem with the fan or temperature sensor. Stop using the projector, disconnect the power cable, and contact Epson as described on page 166. Flashing orange Rapid cooling is in progress. Although this is not an abnormal condition, projection will stop automatically if the temperature rises higher.
The power cable may be defective. Disconnect the cable from the outlet and contact Epson as described on page 166. The buttons on the projector don’t work. If the Operation Lock function has been enabled, you can’t use the buttons on the projector.
Solving Problems with the Image or Sound No image appears on the screen. You’ve connected a computer and see a blue screen with the message Solving Problems Check that the light is green, not flashing, and the lens Power cap is off. The projector may be in standby or sleep mode.
If you’re using a PC notebook: Hold down the key on the keyboard and press the function key that lets you display on an external monitor. It may have an icon such as , or it may be labelled seconds for the projector to sync up after pressing it. Check your notebook’s manual or online help for details.
The message Only part of the computer image is displayed. Solving Problems is displayed. Not Supported Make sure the correct input signal is selected in the Signal menu (see page 111). Make sure your computer’s resolution doesn’t exceed UXGA × (1600 1200) and the frequency is supported by the projector (see page 177).
The image isn’t square, but keystone-shaped. If the top or bottom of the image is broader, press the button on the projector until the image is square. If the projector is angled toward the screen from the left or right, the image will be broader on one side.
You see vertical bands or the image still looks blurry after trying the solutions in the previous section. The image is too light or dark, or colors are incorrect. note Because of the different technologies used, your projected image may not exactly match the colors on your notebook or computer monitor.
Try adjusting the settings on the Image Brightness Contrast menu. Check your computer display settings to correct the color balance. The projector’s lamp may need to be replaced. See page 146 for instructions. There is no sound, or the sound is not loud enough. Press the button on the projector or remote control to increase the volume.
Administrator. Try restarting your computer. Make sure you’ve installed the Epson 802.11g card correctly in the projector; see page 50. If you have to reinstall the card, restart NS Connection or the program will not be able to detect the projector.
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 Windows, verify that you’ve enabled your computer’s connection to the access point (see page 66) or that your wireless card or adapter is enabled and its SSID is set to match the projector’s...
Solving EasyMP Problems An image displayed with EasyMP appears distorted. Because of their resolution, some JPEG images cannot be displayed correctly. Some JPEG files from digital cameras cannot be previewed. Files with a high compression ratio may appear blurry. In EMP SlideMaker 2, PowerPoint files don’t appear in the file window.
You can’t edit scenario files in EMP SlideMaker after they have been transferred to the memory card. You can only edit scenarios before they are transferred. Open the scenario files saved on your hard drive, make any changes, then transfer the scenario to your memory card. You can’t transfer your slideshow to the memory card because you aren’t able to see the card’s drive letter.
Also, turn off any nearby equipment that emits infrared energy, such as a radiant room heater. Access From the Internet, you can reach Epson’s product support page at http://support.epson.com. After selecting your product, you can access troubleshooting information, download product documentation, and receive technical advice through e-mail.
Telephone Support Services To use the Epson PrivateLine Support service, call (800) 637-7661 and enter the PIN on the Epson PrivateLine Support card included in your Start Here kit. This is the fastest way of speaking to a live representative, and it’s free. This service is available 6 Pacific Time, Monday through Friday, for the duration of your warranty period.
EasyMP features—for presenting over a wireless network, transferring PowerPoint presentations to a memory card, note: and monitoring the projector from a remote location. Epson Projector You can present over a wireless network from a Software CD-ROM includes EMP Monitor and EMP Network...
Macintosh System Requirements Before you install the software, make sure your Macintosh meets the following requirements: Software Installation Macintosh OS X 10.2.4 or later AirPort (802.11b) or AirPort Extreme (802.11g) wireless network interface ® Power Macintosh series, iMac, At least 256MB of RAM At least 128MB of free hard disk space SVGA (800 ×...
, then follow the on-screen instructions to install Install your projector software. If you see a message that the Epson GDI Monitor Driver has not passed Windows Logo testing, click 3. When installation is complete, close the installation window. Continue Anyway...
1. Insert the EasyMP software CD-ROM in your drive. 2. If necessary, double-click the 3. Double-click the 4. Click 5. When installation is complete, close the installation window. Software Installation Epson window. Installer for Mac OS X screen: , then follow the on-screen instructions to install the Install software.
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 mounting, rear projection onto a semi-transparent screen, or rear/ceiling projection, as shown: Front projection Rear projection...
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 113).
Projection Lamp Type Power consumption Lamp life Part number Remote Control Range Batteries (2) Dimensions Height Width Depth Weight Electrical Rated frequency Power supply Power consumption Environmental Temperature Humidity (non-condensing) Technical Specifications UHE (Ultra High Efficiency) 170 W Approx. 2000 hours (High Brightness mode) Approx.
Safety United States FCC 47CFR Part 15B Class B (DoC) UL60950 Third Edition Canada ICES-003 Class B CSA C22.2 No. 60950 CE Marking Directive 73/23/EEC Directive 89/336/EEC IEC 60950 Third Edition EN 55022, EN 55024 ™ Pixelworks Compatible Video Formats The projector supports NTSC, PAL, and SECAM international video standards, as well as the monitor display formats listed below.
Notices his appendix includes safety instructions and other important information about your Epson PowerLite projector. Important Safety Instructions Follow these safety instructions when setting up and using the projector: Do not place the projector on an unstable cart, stand, or table.
WARNING: The cords included with this product contain chemicals, including lead, known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling. Notices Never push objects of any kind through the cabinet slots. Never spill liquid of any kind into the projector.
Remote Control Information You can operate the projector by remote control via a line-of-sight infrared (IR) receiver at the front and rear of the projector. The projector may not respond to remote control commands under the following conditions: There is an object between the remote control IR emitter and the IR receiver on the projector.
Trade Name: Type of Product: Projector Model: Marketing Name: PowerLite 737c/745c Notices Epson America, Inc. 3840 Kilroy Airport Way MS: 3-13 Long Beach, CA 90806-2469 (562) 290-5254 Epson EMP-737/745...
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.
When warranty service involves the exchange of the product or of a part, the item replaced becomes Epson property. The exchanged product or part may be new or previously refurbished to the Epson standard of quality, and at Epson’s option, the replacement may be another model of like kind and quality.
To locate the Authorized Epson Servicer nearest you, call the Epson Connection at (800) 637-7661 + PIN or (562) 276-4394 in the U.S. and (905) 709-3839 in Canada or write to: Epson America, Inc., P.O. Box 93012, Long Beach, CA 90809-3012. Notices...
Index A/V Mute, 32, 118, 156 Access Point mode, 59 to 70 Access point, checking IP address of, 67 to 68 Accessories, 13 to 14, 167 Ad Hoc mode, 52 to 58 Adapter audio, 12, 47 Macintosh, 13, 39 Air filter cleaning, 145 ordering, 13 replacing, 146 to 148...
98 to 99 transferring scenarios to memory card, 101 to 103 Encryption, 57, 64, 71 to 72, 77 Environmental specifications, 176 Epson accessories, 13 to 14, 167 presentation tips, 10 PrivateLine Support, 11, 167 technical support, 10, 166 to 167...
HDTV images, video formats, 178 Height of image, adjusting, 23 Help system, using, 152 Help, Epson, 10, 166 to 167 HP OpenView, 61 Image adjusting, 23 to 26, 110 to 111 blurry, 159 capturing and saving in projector, 117 to 118...
Mouse, 175 connecting cable for remote, 40 using remote control as, 35 Movie files, using in scenarios, 96 to 98 MPEG, 106 mpg, 106 mrk, 106 Network managing projector remotely, 121 to 131 problems, 162 to 164 setting, 125, 127 wireless, 49 to 84 Network card, 169 Network settings, configuring, 52 to 54,...
Projector carrying case, 13, 150 cleaning, 144 connections, see Connecting projector disabling buttons, 119 distance from screen, 16, 175 groups, 134 to 142 installing, 173 to 174 lamp specifications, 176 monitoring remotely, 121 to 133 options, 13 to 14 password protection, 114 to 117 positioning, 16 to 17 resolution, 175 specifications, 175 to 177...
sit (presentation file type), 106 Sleep mode, 26 SlideMaker, see EMP SlideMaker Slides displaying on the fly, 87 to 89 hiding, 105 rearranging, 105 SmartMedia cards, 101 Software installation, 169 to 172 Sound adding to scenarios, 95 troubleshooting, 161 Source selecting, 19, 31 viewing, 155 Speaker, specifications, 175...
Warning lights, 153 to 154 Warranty, 11, 184 to ?? Web browser, monitoring projector with, 132 to 133 WEP encryption, 71 to 72 Windows, configuring for wireless, 55 to 57, 62 to 66 Wireless connecting manually, 80 to 82 e-mail alerts, 128 to 131 LEAP authentication, 73 network card, 50, 84, 169 presentation, 49 to 83...
Control panel Card slot Zoom ring Exhaust air vent Focus ring Foot adjust lever Remote control receiver Front adjustable foot Security lock Lens cover Video port S-Video port Audio port Computer/Component Video port Type B USB port Type A USB port Power inlet Speaker Rear adjustable foot...
Enlarge section of image Change slides in PowerPoint Enter (left mouse button) Esc (right mouse button) Activate on-screen pointer Switch between equipment connected to projector ports Optimize computer images Turn projector on and off Move cursor on screen Turn off picture and sound Stop action Activate numeric keypad Select color mode...