Casio XJ-A245V User Manual

Casio XJ-A245V User Manual

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DATA PROJECTOR
XJ-A135/XJ-A145/XJ-A155/
XJ-A245/XJ-A255
Data Projector
USB Function Guide
 Be sure to read the precautions in the separate User's Guide (Basic Operations). For details about
setting up the Data Projector, see the User's Guide (Basic Operations).
 Be sure to keep all user documentation handy for future reference.
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COMPUTER CO., LTD.
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  • Page 1  CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. shall not be held liable for any loss or lost profits due to loss of data due to malfunction or maintenance of this product, or any other reason.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Installing the Software............ 8 Minimum System Requirements.................. 8 To install EZ-Converter FA................... 9 To install ArcSoft MediaConverter 3 for CASIO Projector ......... 10 Installing Multi Projection Camera Update Software..........11 Projecting the Contents of Files on a Memory Device.............. 12 Using EZ-Converter FA to Convert PowerPoint Files to ECA Files..12...
  • Page 3 Performing a Presentation Using the YC-400/YC-430 Document Camera......39 YC Camera Application Function and Operation Overview ....39 Connecting the Document Camera to the Data Projector......... 39 YC Camera Application Operations .............42 YC Camera Application Projection Operations ............42 Configuring YC Camera Application Setup Menu Settings ........46 Projecting the Screen Image of a Graphing Calculator............
  • Page 4: About This Manual

     Use of a memory device (page 5) requires separate purchase of commercially available USB memory or other memory.  Use of a CASIO Multi Projection Camera or graphic scientific calculator requires separate purchase of the required device by you. Note that these products may not be available in some geographic areas.
  • Page 5: About The Data Projector's Usb Functions

    About the Data Projector’s USB Functions The USB port that is built into the Data Projector lets you connect an external USB device and use it as an input source for image projection. USB Memory Device or Memory Card After you connect a memory device to the Data Projector’s USB port, you can playback (project) the following types of files.
  • Page 6 Document Camera (CASIO YC-400/YC-430) You can connect a CASIO Document Camera to the Data Projector’s USB port and project the images of documents placed on the document stage of the YC-400/YC-430. YC-400/YC-430 For more information, see “Performing a Presentation Using the YC-400/YC-430 Document Camera”...
  • Page 7: Connecting A Usb Device To The Data Projector

    Connecting a USB Device to the Data Projector What happens when you connect a USB device while the Data Projector is turned on depends on the current configuration of the Data Projector’s plug-and-play setting. Plug-and-play is enabled under the Data Projector’s initial default settings. For more details about the plug-and-play setting, see “Setup Menu Contents”...
  • Page 8: Installing The Software

    EZ-Converter FA Software for converting a PowerPoint file to an ECA file that can be played back on the projector. ArcSoft MediaConverter 3 for CASIO Projector Software for converting movie files. Multi Projection Camera Update Software Software for updating the firmware of the YC-400 Multi Projection Camera.
  • Page 9: To Install Ez-Converter Fa

    To install EZ-Converter FA Place the CD-ROM that comes with the projector into your computer’s CD-ROM drive.  This will automatically display the CD-ROM menu screen. On the menu screen, click the [Install] button to the right of “EZ-Converter FA”. ...
  • Page 10: To Install Arcsoft Mediaconverter 3 For Casio Projector

    For information about ArcSoft MediaConverter 3 for CASIO Projector operation and convertible movie file formats, see the software’s help after you install it. To display help, click the button in the upper right corner of the ArcSoft MediaConverter 3 for CASIO Projector window. On the menu that appears, select [Help].
  • Page 11: Installing Multi Projection Camera Update Software

    Installing Multi Projection Camera Update Software A YC-400 Multi Projection Camera can be connected to the Data Projector only if it is running firmware version 1.1 or higher. For information about how to check the firmware version of a camera, see the file named “YC-Update_Guide_English.pdf”...
  • Page 12: Projecting The Contents Of Files On A Memory Device

    Projecting the Contents of Files on a Memory Device This section explains how to perform the following operations.  How to use EZ-Converter FA computer software to convert PowerPoint files to files that can be played back with the Data Projector’s Viewer function. ...
  • Page 13: Starting Up And Exiting Ez-Converter Fa

     Double-click the icon on your Windows desktop.  On your computer’s Windows Start menu, select [All Programs] - [CASIO] - [EZ-Converter FA]. Important! If your computer is running Windows Vista or Windows 7, starting up EZ-Converter FA will cause the “User Account Control”...
  • Page 14: Converting A Powerpoint File To An Eca File

    Converting a PowerPoint File to an ECA File Important!  Before performing any of the operations here, you will need to have a file created using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003 or 2007 on hand.  Conversion of a PowerPoint file to an ECA file requires playback of the original file from beginning to end.
  • Page 15 Select the PowerPoint file you want to convert from and then click the [Open] button.  This will display a dialog box like the one shown below for specifying the ECA file settings. Configure the settings as required on the dialog box. ...
  • Page 16 To specify the screen resolution of the ECA file Right-click the left side of the EZ-Converter FA window. On the menu that appears, click “Output Resolution”. On the sub-menu that appears, select the resolution you want.  The following shows the resolution settings that should be used for each Data Projector model.
  • Page 17 Click the button to start playback.  This will display a control panel at the top of the screen. Control panel  During file playback, you can use the control panel buttons to perform the operations described below. To do this: Perform this operation: Go to the previous page Click the...
  • Page 18: Using Viewer To Project The Contents Of A File On A Memory Device

    The Data Projector does not support connection of all commercially available USB memory devices, memory cards, and digital cameras. For details about specific supported memory devices, contact your original retailer or your nearest authorized CASIO dealer. To connect USB memory to the Data Projector...
  • Page 19 To connect a memory card to the Data Projector Connect a USB card reader that supports the memory card you are using to the Data Projector’s USB port. Load the memory card into the USB card reader’s card slot.  For details about how to load a memory card into the USB card reader, see the user documentation that comes with the reader.
  • Page 20: Starting Projection With Viewer

    Starting Projection with Viewer If the Data Projector is turned on and you are performing the procedure under “Connecting a Memory Device to the Data Projector” (page 18) to connect USB memory to the Data Projector will cause the main Viewer window shown below to be projected. Menu Item Function Refer to:...
  • Page 21 Drive Menu Entering the Presentation Mode, Slide Mode, or Movie Mode while there are multiple memory devices connected to the Data Projector (multiple USB memory devices connected via a USB hub, multiple memory cards loaded in the memory card reader connected to the Data Projector, etc.) will cause a menu like the one shown below to appear on the projection screen.
  • Page 22: Projecting An Eca (Presentation) File

    Projecting an ECA (Presentation) File Use the Viewer Presentation Mode to project ECA files. To project an ECA file Connect the memory device where the ECA file you want to project is stored to the Data Projector.  This will project the main Viewer window. If the main Viewer window does not appear, press the [INPUT] key and select “Viewer”...
  • Page 23 Operations during ECA File Projection The operations described below can be performed while an ECA file is playing. To do this: Perform this operation: Go to the previous page Press the [] key. Go to the next page Press the [] key. Pause ECA file playback 1.
  • Page 24 Page Menu Operations Pressing the [O] key while an ECA file is being played will project a page menu like the one shown below. The operations described below can be performed while the page menu is being projected. To do this: Perform this operation: Re-start file playback from a Use the cursor keys to move the highlighting to the thumbnail of the page...
  • Page 25: Projecting An Image File

    Projecting an Image File Use the Viewer Slide Mode to project image files. You can also group image files and project them in a specific sequence as a slideshow. To project an image file Connect the memory device where the image file you want to project is stored to the Data Projector.
  • Page 26: Projecting A Slideshow

    Projecting a Slideshow The Data Projector’s Slide Mode lets you group multiple image files and project them in sequence as a slideshow. You can select either manual playback or auto playback for slideshow image display. The initial default setting is manual playback. To prepare image files for slideshow play Note the following points when preparing your slideshow on your computer.
  • Page 27: Projecting A Movie File

    Playback of other format movie files is not supported.  The CD-ROM that comes with the Data Projector contains software (ArcSoft MediaConverter 3 for CASIO Projector) for converting some movie file formats to the supported format. For information about installing this software, see “Installing the Software” (page 8).
  • Page 28 To project a movie file Connect the memory device where the movie file you want to project is stored to the Data Projector.  This will project the main Viewer window. If the main Viewer window does not appear, press the [INPUT] key and select “Viewer”...
  • Page 29 Operations during Movie File Projection The operations described below can be performed while a movie file is playing or paused. To do this: Perform this operation: Pause and resume movie playback Press the [ENTER] key.  A pause icon ( ) is displayed in the upper left corner of the projection screen while movie projection is paused.
  • Page 30: File Menu Operations

    Perform the operations described below as required. To do this: Press this key: Quit a fast forward or fast reverse operation and resume normal playback [ENTER] Toggle display of the playback time between show and hide Stop playback and return to the file menu [ESC] File Menu Operations This section explains operations you can perform while the file list is displayed in the Presentation,...
  • Page 31 To toggle the file menu between the list view and icon view Press the [FUNC] key and then the [ENTER] key. Note You can specify either the list view or icon view as the default view. For more information, see “Configuring Viewer Settings”...
  • Page 32 To view file properties Display the file menu list view. Use the [] and [] keys to move the highlighting to the file whose properties you want to view.  A thumbnail and the properties of the currently highlighted file will appear on the left side of the file menu.
  • Page 33: Configuring Viewer Settings

    To return to the main Viewer window Press the [FUNC] key. On the function menu that appears, use the cursor keys to move the highlighting to “Back to Viewer Selection” and then press the [ENTER] key. Configuring Viewer Settings You can use the Viewer setup menu to configure the Viewer function settings described below. The initial default setting for each item is indicated by an asterisk (*).
  • Page 34 To display the Viewer setup menu Perform either of the following operations. Operation 1 Project the main Viewer window.  If you are playing a file in the Presentation, Slide, or Movie Mode, pause playback and return to the file menu. Next, press [FUNC], then [], then [ENTER]. Use the cursor keys to move the highlighting to “Viewer Setup”...
  • Page 35 To configure Viewer settings Display the Viewer setup menu. Use the [] and [] keys to move the highlighting to the item whose setting you want to change. Use the [] and [] keys to display the available settings. After configuring all the settings you want, press the [ESC] key (or press the [FUNC] key and then the [ENTER] key).
  • Page 36: Viewer Troubleshooting

    Viewer Troubleshooting Refer to the following whenever Viewer operations are not what you expect. Memory Devices Problem Cause and Required Action  The USB memory you are connecting may have a format that cannot be Viewer does not appear when I connect USB memory to the Data recognized by the Data Projector.
  • Page 37: File Display And Playback

    File Display and Playback Problem Cause and Required Action ECA files converted from Viewer may be in a mode other than the Presentation Mode. To enter the PowerPoint files using Presentation Mode, highlight “Presentation” on the main Viewer window EZ-Converter FA do not appear in (page 20) and then press the [ENTER] key.
  • Page 38: Viewer Error Messages

    (page 5). Some movie file formats can be converted to a format supported for Data Projector playback using software (ArcSoft MediaConverter 3 for CASIO Projector) included on the CD-ROM that comes with the Data Projector.  There may be an error in the movie file itself. Open the movie file on your...
  • Page 39: Performing A Presentation Using The Yc-400/Yc-430 Document Camera

    Performing a Presentation Using the YC-400/YC-430 Document Camera This section explains how to connect the CASIO YC-400/YC-430 Multi Projection Camera (document camera) to the Data Projector in order to project the images of documents placed on the document stage of the document camera. The Data Projector’s built-in application named YC Camera is used to project document images.
  • Page 40 To connect the document camera to the Data Projector and project the image of a document Turn on the Data Projector.  Wait until the Data Projector’s POWER/STANDBY indicator is lit green. Connect the document camera to the Data Projector using the USB cable that comes bundled with the document camera.
  • Page 41 Place the document whose image you want to project onto the document camera’s document stage.  Be sure to place the document in the center of the stage, and do not let any part of the document extend off the edges of the stage. ...
  • Page 42: Yc Camera Application Operations

    YC Camera Application Operations This section explains the various types of projection operations you can perform with the YC Camera application and how to configure YC Camera application settings. Important! The procedures in this section assume that you have already connected the Document Camera to the Data Projector as explained under “Connecting the Document Camera to the Data Projector”...
  • Page 43 To adjust the document camera’s zoom setting Press the [FUNC] key to display the YC Camera application function menu. Use the [] key to move the highlighting to “Camera Zoom/Focus” and then press the [ENTER] key.  This causes the YC Camera Zoom/Focus dialog box to appear in the projection area. The “Optical Zoom”...
  • Page 44 To adjust the camera position Remove all documents and objects from the document stage. Press the [FUNC] key to display the YC Camera application function menu. Use the [] key to move the highlighting to “Adjust Camera Position” and then press the [ENTER] key.
  • Page 45 To perform white enhancement on the currently projected image Note  White enhancement causes the background of the projected image to be white enhanced, which helps to make the text on a document easier to read.  This operation will affect only the image that is currently being projected. The projection image produced the next time you release the shutter will be projected in accordance with the settings on the YC Camera Application Setup Menu (page 46).
  • Page 46: Configuring Yc Camera Application Setup Menu Settings

    Configuring YC Camera Application Setup Menu Settings You can use the YC Camera setup menu to configure various YC Camera application operation settings. To configure YC Camera application setup menu settings Press the [MENU] key to display the setup menu. Press the [] key to move the highlighting to “USB”...
  • Page 47 To restore all settings on the YC Camera application setup menu to their initial factory defaults Press the [MENU] key to display the setup menu. Press the [] key to move the highlighting to “USB” and then press the [ENTER] key.
  • Page 48 YC Camera Application Setup Menu Contents This section provides detailed explanations of all of the items included on the YC Camera application setup menu. The initial default setting for each item is indicated by an asterisk (*). Setting Name Description Operation Mode Specifies whether recording of documents placed on the document stage of the document camera should be performed automatically or manually.
  • Page 49 Setting Name Description Skew Correction Specifies whether or not skew correction should be performed automatically on the projected image. On*: Turns on automatic skew correction. Off: Turns off automatic skew correction. Project Document Specifies whether or not the camera’s monitor image should be projected when a document Monitor Image is removed from the document stage.
  • Page 50: Projecting The Screen Image Of A Graphing Calculator

    Projecting the Screen Image of a Graphing Calculator You can connect a CASIO graphing calculator to the Data Projector using a USB cable and project the calculator’s screen image with the Data Projector. USB connection of the following CASIO graphing calculators is supported.
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