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Epson AP-60 - Projector Sound Solution Installation Manual

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  • Page 1 AP-60 Installation Guide...
  • Page 2: Copyright Notice

    Seiko Epson Corporation. The information contained herein is designed only for use with this Epson product. Epson is not responsible for any use of this information as applied to other equipment.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not remove the cover. No user serviceable parts inside. Refer CAUTION: servicing to qualified personnel. These servicing instructions are for use by qualified service personnel only. To reduce the risk of CAUTION: electric shock, do not perform any servicing other than that contained in the operating instructions unless you are qualified to do so.
  • Page 4 Be aware of the fact that listening to loud sound over a long period of time leads to hearing damage. • Epson accepts no responsibility for any of the components of this product falling due to the lack of strength of the ceiling or inadequate installation.
  • Page 5 • Do not leave the system or the remote control with batteries inside a vehicle with the windows closed, in places where they will be exposed to direct sunlight, or in other places that may become extremely hot. Thermal deformation or technical malfunction may occur, which could result in fire. •...
  • Page 6 • This product should be installed by a professional audio/video installer or other qualified professional. Epson cannot provide advice concerning construction practices or building codes in your area. • Prior to installing this product, read the installation instructions completely. Keep these instructions in an easily accessible place for future reference.
  • Page 7 • Do not install this product where it may be subject to impact or vibration. • Do not install this product in direct sunlight or near a heater vent, fireplace, or other source of heat. • Do not install this product on a slanted ceiling. •...
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction ............... 9 Planning the Installation .
  • Page 9: Introduction

    If you aren’t installing a projector with the AP-60, make sure you have a ceiling mount compatible with a 1.5-inch NPT mounting pipe installed. Parts List Before starting, make sure you have all the parts listed below. If you’re missing any parts, contact Epson as described on page 26. Pendant microphone...
  • Page 10: Planning The Installation

    Note Epson strongly recommends that the AP-60 be installed by a professional audio/video installer or other qualified professional. Epson cannot provide advice concerning construction practices or building codes in your area.
  • Page 11: Installing The Ir Dome Sensor

    Required Tools and Hardware The AP-60 should be installed by a professional audio/video installer or other qualified professional. To install the system, the installer will need these tools: • Phillips screwdriver • Large adjustable wrench • Ladder • Hardware for securing the IR dome sensor and coaxial cable Note Depending on your ceiling construction, additional tools and hardware may be required.
  • Page 12 Coaxial cable Warning Make sure that the ceiling is strong enough to support the IR dome sensor and coaxial cable. Epson accepts no responsibility for the IR dome sensor falling due to insufficient ceiling strength or inadequate installation. Bend both ends of the mounting bracket as shown below.
  • Page 13: Install The Mounting Pipe

    Install the Mounting Pipe Warning Make sure that the installed ceiling mount is designed to support the total weight of both the AP-60 and your projector. If you’re installing the AP-60 without a projector, the ceiling mount must be designed to support the total weight of the AP-60 (approximately 15.2 lbs [6.9 kg]).
  • Page 14: Install The Ap-60

    Install the AP-60 Locate the following parts: • AP-60 • Lower bracket • M47.5 jam nut • M10 bolt and nut Locate the lower bracket and M47.5 jam nut and have them close by. Before attaching the AP-60 to the mounting pipe, feed the projector’s power and video cables through the cable channel as shown below.
  • Page 15 Remove the two screws from the audio control panel. Remove screws Gently remove the audio control panel from the AP-60 and keep it supported at all times. Warning Pulling out the audio control panel too quickly or not supporting the audio control panel when it is removed from the AP-60 can permanently damage the cable connections on the back of the audio control panel.
  • Page 16 Insert the audio cables into the cable channel, then feed the cables through the audio control panel slot as shown below. Connect the audio cables to the audio control panel. RCA line input Power Line 1 Output RS232 ANTFD Microphone IR sensor Off / Low / Hi Off / On...
  • Page 17 10 Secure the two screws that hold the audio control panel in place. 11 Attach the IR dome sensor cable to the top of the AP-60. 12 Once the cables are positioned as desired, lift the AP-60 and secure the lower bracket with the M10 bolt and nut.
  • Page 18 14 Attach the included guy wires to the AP-60 as shown below. 15 Attach the guy wires to a secure location. Installation varies depending on your building construction. Note When installing the guy wires, do not make them too taut. This can cause the AP-60 to be unstable on the mounting pipe and lower bracket.
  • Page 19: Install The Projector

    Install the Projector When installing a projector under the AP-60, make sure that all of the mounting hardware and guy wires are secured correctly. Follow the instructions included with your projector mount to attach the projector to the mounting pipe. Then connect power and video cables to the projector as necessary. Attach the Neck Strap Disconnect both ends of the pendant microphone’s neck strap.
  • Page 20: Insert Batteries

    Reconnect the ends of the neck strap. Insert Batteries Remove the remote control battery cover. Check the battery label and insert the included R6 (manganese) AA batteries into the remote control. Replace the remote control battery cover. Open the pendant microphone’s battery cover.
  • Page 21: Adjust The Sound

    Check the battery label and insert the included LR6 (alkaline) AA batteries into the pendant microphone. Close the pendant microphone’s battery cover. Adjust the Sound Before adjusting the audio levels, make sure that you have connected your audio equipment to the AP-60. Then follow the steps in this sections to adjust the audio levels.
  • Page 22 Have an assistant wear the pendant microphone with the black emitter facing away from them. Adjust the neck strap so that the top of the microphone is just below the assistant’s collarbone. Emitter Set the switch to Channel Set to Channel 1 Press the power button until it clicks into place.
  • Page 23: Solving Problems

    “Basic Operation Problems”below • “Sound Problems” on page 24 • “Problems Using the Pendant Microphone” on page 25 • “Problems Using the Remote Control” on page 25 If you cannot solve the problem on your own, contact Epson for help.
  • Page 24: Basic Operation Problems

    Basic Operation Problems Problem Solution The system doesn’t turn on. Press the P power button on the AP-60 remote control to turn the system on or off. The remote control’s batteries may need to be replaced. See page 18. Check the P power light on the AP-60. When the AP-60 is off, the light is orange. This indicates that the system is receiving power.
  • Page 25: Problems Using The Remote Control

    You may need to replace the remote control’s batteries (see page 18). Turn off nearby equipment that emits infrared energy, such as a radiant room heater. The remote control has been lost Contact Epson for help, see page 26. or damaged.
  • Page 26: Where To Get Help

    Description of the problem, including computer, audio, or video configuration Purchase Accessories You can purchase projectors, screens, 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).
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