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Asus P1 User Manual

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October 2011
P1 Portable LED Projector

User Guide



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  • Page 1: User Guide

    October 2011 P1 Portable LED Projector User Guide...
  • Page 2: Compliance Information

    Compliance Information FCC notice 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 residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
  • Page 3: Safety Instructions

    Safety instructions Read all of these instructions before you operate your projector and save for future reference. 1. Read instructions All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the appliance is operated. 2. Notes and warnings All notes and warnings in the operating instructions should be adhered to. 3.
  • Page 4 Notes on the AC power cord AC Power Cord must meet the requirement of countries where you use this projector. Please confirm your AC plug type with the graphics below and ensure that the proper AC Power Cord is used. If the supplied AC Power Cord does not match your AC outlet, please contact your sales dealer.
  • Page 5: Copyright Information

    Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing. ASUS PROVIDES THIS MANUAL "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,...
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Introduction ................... 7 Projector features ........................... 7 Package contents ..........................8 Projector overview ..........................9 Using the product ................10 Control panel ............................10 Connection ..................11 Using the power adapter ........................11 Connecting a computer ........................12 Connecting a composite video source device ..................
  • Page 7: Introduction

    Introduction Projector features The projector integrates high-performance optical engine projection and a user - friendly design to deliver high reliability and ease of use. The projector offers the following features: • Advanced LED light source provides a longer life span than traditional lamps. ®...
  • Page 8: Package Contents

    Package contents When you unpack the projector, make sure you have all these components: Projector AC power cord Multi-input cable (30-pin CEA integrated cable) Power adapter User manual CD Quick start guide Projector carrying bag Warranty card Note • Contact you dealer immediately if any items are missing, appear damaged, or if the unit does not work •...
  • Page 9: Projector Overview

    Projector overview Front view Ventilation holes Focus ring Projection lens Control panel Rear/bottom view Power adapter inlet Tripod socket Kensington lock Supporting stand Multi-input socket VGA/composite video signal input jack EN-9...
  • Page 10: Using The Product

    Using the product Control panel TEMP (Temperature LED indicator) Refer to “LED Indicator Messages”. Left/Right keys Use left/right keys to select items or make adjustments to your selection. Menu Display the on-screen display menus or confirm the selection. Input Manually select an input source. Power Power LED indicator (Refer to “LED Indicator Messages”.) Turn the projector on or off.
  • Page 11: Connection

    Connection Using the power adapter The projector must be used with the provided power adapter. Damage caused by the use of an incorrect adapter is not covered under the warranty. 1. Insert the plug from the power adapter into the DC IN terminal. 2.
  • Page 12: Connecting A Computer

    Connecting a computer ® The projector provides a VGA input socket that allows you to connect it to both IBM compatibles and Macintosh ® computers. A Mac adapter is needed if you are connecting legacy version Macintosh computers. To connect the projector to a notebook or desktop computer: •...
  • Page 13: Connecting A Composite Video Source Device

    Connecting a composite video source device Examine your video source device to determine if it has a set of unused composite video output sockets available: • If so, you can continue with this procedure. • If not, you will need to reassess which method you can use to connect to the device. To connect the projector to a composite video source device: 1.
  • Page 14: Operation

    Operation Powering on/off the projector Powering on the projector: 1. Connect the power using the power adapter and peripheral signal cable(s) connections. 2. Press to turn on the projector. The projector takes several seconds or so to warm up. 3. Turn on your source (computer, notebook, DVD, etc.). The projector automatically detects your source.
  • Page 15: Adjusting The Projector Height

    Adjusting the projector height 9° 120° Supporting stand The projector is equipped with a supporting stand to adjust the image height. Follow the illustration to open and close it. Note • To avoid damaging the projector, make sure that the supporting stand is fully retracted before placing the projector in its carrying case.
  • Page 16: Adjusting Projection Image Size

    Adjusting projection image size Refer to the graphic and table below to determine the screen size and projection distance. 1280:800 screen diagonal Screen Center of lens Projection distance 16:10 screen diagonal Recommended projection distance from screen in mm Inches* mm** Average 1016 1034...
  • Page 17: Menu Operation

    Menu operation The projector has multilingual on-screen display menus that allow you to make image adjustments and change a variety of settings. Never, Auto, 30 Mins, 60 Mins, 90 Mins, 120 Mins, 150 Mins, 180 Mins EN-17...
  • Page 18: How To Operate

    How to operate 1. Press to open the OSD menu. 2. When OSD is displayed, use to select any feature in the main menu. 3. After selecting the desired main menu item, press to enter main menu for feature setting. 4.
  • Page 19: Aspect Ratio

    • 16:10: Scale an image so that it is displayed in the center of the screen with a 16:10 aspect ratio. Splendid™ P1 provides different preset settings optimized for different using scenario. • Standard Mode: For normal environments. • Black Board: For black projection screen type.
  • Page 20 Back Return to upper level of OSD menu. Image Setting (VGA) Allow you to set images for VGA input signal. Auto Adjust Automatically determines the best picture timings for the displayed image. Frequency Adjust the timing of the projector relative to the computer. Phase Adjust the phase of the projector relative to the computer.
  • Page 21 • 30/60/90/120/150/180 minutes: No matter whether the projector is active or inactive, the projector will turn off according the the selections. Reset All Settings Restore settings to factory default. Information Display current information of the projector. Back Return to upper level of OSD menu. Exit Exit OSD menu.
  • Page 22: Maintenance

    Maintenance The projector needs proper maintenance. You should keep the lens clean as dust, dirt or spots will project on the screen and diminish image quality. If any other parts need replacing, contact your dealer or qualified service personnel. When cleaning any part of the projector, always switch off and unplug the projector first.
  • Page 23: Specifications

    Specifications Model ® Display Technology 0.45" DLP Light Source R/G/B LED True Resolution (native) WXGA 1280x800 Brightness (Max. ANSI lumens) 200 lumens Contrast Ratio(typical) 2000:1 Color Saturation (NTSC) 120% Throw Ratio 1.16@16:10 (40" @ 1m) Projection Distance 0.5 ~ 3 meters Projection/ Screen Size 20 ~ 120 inches Projection Offset...
  • Page 24: Dimensions

    Dimensions 125.5 mm (W) x 33.5 mm (H) x 130.0 mm (D) 125.5 130.0 33.5 Appendix LED Indicator Messages LED indicators Status/Problem Power LED (White) Temp LED (Red) Standby Solid Normal Solid Temperature error Solid Solid Fan error Solid Flashing EN-24...
  • Page 25: Compatibility Modes

    Compatibility modes Computer: Mode Resolution H Sync (kHz) V-Sync (Hz) 640 x 480 31.47 59.94 640 x 480 37.86 72.81 640 x 480 37.50 75.00 640 x 480 43.27 85.01 SVGA 800 x 600 35.16 56.25 800 x 600 37.88 60.32 800 x 600 48.08...
  • Page 26: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Refer to the symptoms and measures listed below before sending the projector for repairs. If the problem persists, contact your local reseller or service center. Please refer to "LED Indicator Messages" as well. Start-up problems If no lights turn on: •...