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    ® EasyMP Network Projection Operation Guide...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Before Use Functions and Settings for EasyMP Network Projection Functions of EasyMP Network Projection ..... . . 5 Projecting Only a PowerPoint Slide Show (Presentation Mode) . . 22 Sharing the Projector .

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    Appendix When a connection has been made using EasyMP Network Projection, the screen will not be refreshed when using an Office application............49 Connection Limitations.

  • Page 4: Before Use

    Before Use This guide describes useful functions for EasyMP Network Projection and how to install the software.

  • Page 5: Functions Of Easymp Network Projection

    Functions of EasyMP Network Projection Functions of EasyMP Network Projection Various Screen Transfer Functions You can use EasyMP Network Projection to display your computer screen from the projector via a network. Sharing the projector over the You can use the following screen transfer functions. network and using various screen transfer functions allow you to hold •...

  • Page 6: Installing The Software

    Installing the Software Installing the Software You can find the software on the supplied "EPSON Projector Software for Meeting & Monitoring" CD-ROM. Install the software on the computer you are using. Software Supplied You can find the following software on the "EPSON Projector Software for Meeting &...

  • Page 7: Software Requirements

    Installing the Software Display Resolution of no less than XGA (1024x768) Software Requirements and no higher than UXGA (1600x1200) EasyMP Network Projection runs on computers that meet the following Display color of 16-bit color or greater (approx. 32,000 display colors) requirements.

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    When the License Agreement screen is displayed, click "Yes". When the Add-Remove EPSON Virtual Display screen is displayed, click "OK". To use Multi-screen display you need to set up EPSON Virtual Display. If you do not want to set it now, you can do so later. p.24 Click "Exit"...

  • Page 9: Easymp Network Projection Summary

    EasyMP Network Projection Summary This chapter explains how to connect the computer and the projector via a network, and the procedure for displaying images from your computer's screen with the projector.

  • Page 10: Two Connection Modes

    Two Connection Modes Two Connection Modes Quick Connection Mode (Only when the optional There are two methods of connecting a computer and the projector via a Wireless LAN unit is installed) network by using EasyMP Network Projection. Quick Connection Mode is only available when you install the optional Wireless LAN unit in the projector.

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    Two Connection Modes You need to perform steps 1 to 4 only the first time you connect. Install EasyMP Network Projection on the computer to be connected. Make network settings on the computer and put it into network connection status. s p.12 For Quick Connection Mode: Install the optional Wireless LAN unit in the projector (if already installed, go to step 5).

  • Page 12: Preparing To Connect

    Preparing to Connect Preparing to Connect Use the following procedure to set up the computer for connection. For Windows Make network settings for the computer by using the utility software supplied with the LAN adapter. For more information on the utility software, see the manual supplied with your LAN adapter.

  • Page 13: Connecting To A Projector On A Network And Projecting

    Connecting to a Projector on a Network and Projecting Press the LAN button on the Remote Control. Connecting to a Projector on a Network and Projecting The LAN standby screen is displayed. If there is no signal for the current input source, it automatically Operating the Projector switches to the LAN source.

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    When the connection is complete, the computer screen is For Windows projected. The following EasyMP Network Projection toolbar is Select Start - Programs (or All Programs) - EPSON Projector - displayed on the computer screen. You can use this toolbar to EasyMP Network Projection - EasyMP Network Projection operate the projector and make settings, and to disconnect the net- V2.XX.

  • Page 15: Using The Connection Screen

    Connecting to a Projector on a Network and Projecting When the system starts in Quick Connection Mode. Using the Connection Screen Start EasyMP Network Projection to display the following screen. The operation of each button or item is described in the following table. When the system starts in Advanced Connection Mode.

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    Connecting to a Projector on a Network and Projecting Status Troubleshooting The following six icons indicate the status of the detected projectors. If there is a problem and you cannot make a connection, press this button to open the EasyMP Network Projection Troubleshooting Standby Select for connecting.

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    Connecting to a Projector on a Network and Projecting Update list (Quick Connection Mode only) Updates Status and Signal intensity.

  • Page 18: Using The Toolbar

    Connecting to a Projector on a Network and Projecting Select target projector Using the Toolbar Click to limit the projectors operated from the toolbar when The toolbar is displayed on the computer screen after EasyMP Network projecting from multiple projectors using the distribution Projection starts and a connection is made with the projector.

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    Connecting to a Projector on a Network and Projecting Show Projector control Releases Stop or Pause. While the projector is connected to the network, the projector's A/V Mute, Switch PC source and Switch video Pause source functions can be controlled from both the Remote Pauses projected images while connecting to the projector.

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    Connecting to a Projector on a Network and Projecting Screen Preview Switch toolbar display Displays the multi-screen preview screen. The toolbar display is switched as follows. The toolbar display remains as is until switched again. Click to display a preview with the settings you have made.

  • Page 21: Functions And Settings For Easymp Network Projection

    Functions and Settings for EasyMP Network Projection This chapter explains the functions that may be useful in a meeting or presentation, such as the Multi-Screen Display which allows you to send images to multiple projectors from a single computer.

  • Page 22: Projecting Only A Powerpoint Slide Show (presentation Mode)

    Projecting Only a PowerPoint Slide Show (Presentation Mode) Projecting Only a PowerPoint Slide Show (Presentation Mode) In Presentation Mode, the images are only displayed when performing a PowerPoint Slide Show on a computer. When you stop Slide Show, the projector displays a black screen. This is useful when you only want to display the Slide Show.

  • Page 23: Using Multi-screen Display

    Using Multi-Screen Display Using Multi-Screen Display...

  • Page 24: Example Of Adjusting The Virtual Display

    Using Multi-Screen Display Arrangement example 2 Example of Adjusting the Virtual Display By arranging the virtual display allocation, you can project only the image that you want to show or project different images from left to right in a presentation. Arrangement example 1 Actual monitor image PowerPoint file presenter tools...

  • Page 25: Procedure Before Using The Multi-screen Display Function

    Procedure Procedure Before Using the Multi-screen Display Function Start Windows on the computer, and then select "Start" - "Programs" (or "All Programs") - "EPSON Projector" - "EasyMP Network Projection" - "Add-Remove EPSON Virtual 1. Setting the Virtual Display s p.25 Display".

  • Page 26: Adjusting The Virtual Display

    User’s Guide. Procedure For Windows Select "Start" - "Programs" (or "All Programs") - "EPSON Projector" - "EasyMP Network Projection" - "EasyMP Network Projection V2.XX" to start EasyMP Network Display layout and Display properties are added at the bottom of Projection.

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    Using Multi-Screen Display Click "Display properties". Drag the displayed monitor icon and place it where desired. Here, the actual monitor (1) is placed on the left, while the virtual monitor (3) is placed on the right. When the computer has multiple display output terminals, the numbers assigned to the virtual terminals will be sequential to those of the physical terminals.

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    Using Multi-Screen Display • For the Screen Resolution settings, see the following.s Select the "Use multi-display" checkbox. p.42 When the monitor icon is arranged, a virtual display is connected as in the image below. Click the "OK" button to close the Display properties screen. Display layout and Display preferences are added at the bottom of At this point, the virtual display layout has been fixed.

  • Page 29: Allocating The Image To Be Projected

    Using Multi-Screen Display Click "Arrangement". Drag the displayed monitor icon and place it where desired. Close the display setting screen. Clear "Mirror Displays". At this point, the screen layout has been fixed. Allocating the Image to be Projected This section explains the virtual display for arrangement example 1. p.24 Procedure Open the file to be projected.

  • Page 30: Projecting The Allocated Images

    Using Multi-Screen Display Drag the window to the desired virtual display monitor, and allocate it where the image is to be projected. Drag the Excel window to the right until it cannot be seen. As a result, the PowerPoint window appears on the actual monitor, while the Excel window appears on the virtual display on the right.

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    The image allocated to each projector is projected. Add-Remove EPSON Virtual Display screen so that the mouse pointer moves back inside the screen's display area. To subsequently use multi-display again, select the required display under Add-Remove EPSON Virtual Display.

  • Page 32: Connecting To A Projector On A Different Subnet

    Connecting to a Projector on a Different Subnet Connecting to a Projector on a Different Subnet Specifying Either an IP Address or Projector Name This chapter explains how to connect a computer to a projector on a and Performing a Search (Advanced Connection different sub-net via a Wired LAN or a wireless LAN access point on an existing network system.

  • Page 33: Performing A Search With A Profile

    Connecting to a Projector on a Different Subnet Enter the IP address or the projector name for the projector Performing a Search with a Profile you want to connect to, and click "OK". You can save a search for a frequently used projector as a Profile. A "Profile"...

  • Page 34: Making A Profile

    Connecting to a Projector on a Different Subnet Making a Profile Profiles are made by saving search results. For details on how to edit a previously saved Profile, see the following section. s p.36 Procedure While the projector is displayed on the EasyMP Network Projection projector selection screen, click "Save in the profile".

  • Page 35: Searching By Specifying A Profile

    Connecting to a Projector on a Different Subnet Enter a Profile name, and then click "Add". For Mac OS Projector information is registered in the Profile. For details on how to create a folder for a Profile, see the following section. If you have previously saved a Profile, you are prompted to confirm p.36 whether or not to overwrite.

  • Page 36: Managing A Profile

    Connecting to a Projector on a Different Subnet Procedure Managing a Profile You can change the name and the hierarchical structure of the Profile. Click "Profile" on the EasyMP Network Projection projector selection screen. Procedure If no Profile is registered, you cannot select Profile. Click "Set options"...

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    Connecting to a Projector on a Different Subnet Edit the contents registered in the Profile. Profile Item Function Copy You can copy the Profile. The copied Profile is saved in the same folder as the original with the same name. Delete You can delete the Profile and the folder.

  • Page 38: Using Set Options

    Using Set options Using Set options Setting Each Item You can make setting options such as the processing method when EasyMP Network Projection starts. Set each item from the General settings tab and the Adjust performance Access Set options from the EasyMP Network Projection main screen. tab.

  • Page 39: Adjust Performance Tab

    Using Set options Adjust performance tab Display Connection Set whether or not the Quick Connection Mode/Advanced Connection Mode screen Mode Selection window is displayed when EasyMP Network on startup Projection starts. Clear this checkbox once you have settled on a regular startup method. Search method Select from the following projector search methods executed when EasyMP Network...

  • Page 40: Audio Output Tab

    Using Set options Restore Defaults You can reset all adjustment values for the Adjust performance tab to their default settings. When you click on the toolbar, only the Adjust performance tab is displayed. Audio Output tab Because this projector does not support the audio sending function, settings on the Audio Output tab are disabled.

  • Page 41: Appendix

    Appendix...

  • Page 42: Connection Limitations

    Connection Limitations Connection Limitations Display Color When projecting computer images while running EasyMP Network Projection, the following restrictions apply. Confirm these points. The number of colors for computer screens that can be projected. Windows Mac OS Supported Resolutions 16-bit color About 32,000 colors (16-bit) 32-bit color About 16.7 million colors (32-bit)

  • Page 43: When Using Windows Vista Or Windows 7

    Connection Limitations • There are times when the image on the computer screen and the image • The layered window is projected regardless of the setting for Transfer projected by the projector may not match exactly. layered window within Set options in EasyMP Network Projection. For example, when the Transfer layered window setting for EasyMP Network Projection toolbar is disabled, it is not projected even if it is When Using Windows Vista or Windows 7...

  • Page 44: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting If any of the following problems occur, refer to the pages given for each problem. Problems concerning network functions "Cannot connect to the projector." p.45 "When a connection is made using EasyMP Network Projection, the projected image remains as it is, and a connection cannot be made from another computer."...

  • Page 45: Problems Concerning Network Functions

    Error Messages Remedy The application version used is not supported. Install the Install EasyMP Network Projection from the EPSON Projector Software for Meeting & Monitoring latest version of the application on your computer. CD-ROM supplied with the projector. When a connection is made using EasyMP Network Projection, the projected image remains as it is, and a connection cannot be made from another computer.

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    Troubleshooting Check Remedy Is the Network Configuration screen from the When the Network Configuration screen is displayed on the projector, network connection for Configuration menu displayed on the projector? EasyMP Network Projection is disabled. Close network settings on the projector and return to the LAN standby screen.

  • Page 47: Cannot Connect In Advanced Connection Mode Or Wired Lan

    Applications are no longer displayed from the computer screen when the multi-screen display function is executed. Check Remedy Is another application running on the virtual display When EPSON Virtual Display is installed, another application sometimes runs on the virtual display. In this case, set EPSON Virtual Display to "Off" in "Screen properties". For Windows...

  • Page 48: The Mouse Cursor Is Not Displayed On The Computer Screen

    Is EPSON Virtual Display installed? The mouse cursor was moved onto the virtual display . When the virtual display checkbox is cleared on the Add-Remove EPSON Virtual Display screen, the mouse pointer returns to the screen display For Windows area.

  • Page 49: When A Connection Has Been Made Using Easymp Network

    Troubleshooting When a connection has been made using EasyMP Network Projection, the screen will not be refreshed when using an Office application. Check Remedy Is the mouse moved continuously? When you stop moving the mouse cursor, the screen is updated. If the screen does not update quickly, stop moving the mouse cursor.

  • Page 50: Network Settings Are Not Restored After Cutting The Connection To The Computer With Easymp Network Projection

    Cannot start this application while USB Display is running. Close USB Display and then start EasyMP Network Projection. Cannot connect to the projector using this version of To connect, install the current version of EasyMP Network Projection from the EPSON Projector EasyMP Network Connection. Install the latest version of Software for Meeting &...

  • Page 51: Glossary

    Glossary Glossary This section briefly explains the difficult terms that are not explained in the text of this guide. For details, refer to other commercially available publications. MAC Address An abbreviation of Media Access Control. The MAC Address is an ID number unique to each network adapter. A unique number is assigned to each network adapter, and data is transmitted between network adapters based on this identification.

  • Page 52: Notices

    Windows may be referred to as, for example, Windows 2000/XP/Vista, Neither Seiko Epson Corporation nor its affiliates shall be liable to the with the Windows notation omitted. purchaser of this product or third parties for damages, losses, costs, or Mac OS®...

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    Notices Other product names used herein are also for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners. Epson disclaims any and all rights in those marks. Software Copyright: This product uses free software as well as software to which this company holds the rights.

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