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EasyMP Network Projection Operation
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    EasyMP Network Projection Operation Guide...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents About EasyMP Network Projection Various Projection Styles Functions of EasyMP Network Projection ..... . . 5 Projecting Only a PowerPoint Slide Show (Presentation Mode) . . 23 Various Screen Transfer Functions .

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    Troubleshooting ..........40 Notices .

  • Page 4: About Easymp Network Projection

    About EasyMP Network Projection This chapter 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 • Multi-screen display Functions of EasyMP Network Projection You can use EasyMP Network Projection to project your computer s "Using Multi-Screen Display" p.24 screen from the projector via a network. Sharing the projector over the You can use up to four projectors to project a different image from one network allows you to project data from different computers without computer.

  • Page 6: Installing The Software

    Installing the Software For Mac OS Installing the Software You can find EasyMP Network Projection on the EPSON Projector Mac OS X 10.3.x Software CD-ROM. Install the software on the computer you are using. Mac OS X 10.4.x Mac OS X 10.5.1 or later Software Requirements Mac OS X 10.6.x...

  • Page 7: Installing

    Turn on your computer. Close all running applications before starting installation. Make sure you check the following points before starting installation. Insert the EPSON Projector Software CD-ROM into the • Close all running applications before starting installation. computer. • When the language selected for the installation varies from that of the Double-click the EMP_NPInstaller.mpkg icon in the EPSON...

  • Page 8: Connecting The Computer And Projector

    Connecting the Computer and Projector This chapter explains how to connect the computer and the projector via a network, and the procedure for projecting images from your computer's screen with the projector.

  • Page 9: Two Connection Modes

    Two Connection Modes Two Connection Modes Advanced Connection Mode There are two methods of connecting a computer and the projector via a network by using EasyMP Network Projection. Advanced Connection Mode is an infrastructure connection, and • Depending on the projector model, either wired LAN connection or wireless connects to an existing network system.

  • Page 10: Preparing To Connect

    Two Connection Modes Press the LAN button on the remote control. Preparing to Connect The LAN standby screen is displayed. Follow the steps below to connect the computer and the projector via a If there is no signal for the current input source, it automatically network using EasyMP Network Projection.

  • Page 11: Connecting To A Projector On A Network And Projecting

    Start EasyMP Network Projection. s "Using the Toolbar" p.14 For Windows Click Start, select Programs (or All Programs), EPSON Projector, EasyMP Network Projection, and then click EasyMP Network Projection V2.XX. For Mac OS When connecting from another computer, such as when changing...

  • Page 12: Using The Connection Screen

    Connecting to a Projector on a Network and Projecting When the system starts in Advanced 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 Quick Connection Mode.

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    Connecting to a Projector on a Network and Projecting Manual search Disable interrupt connection In Quick Connection Mode, you can search for the projector Select this to prevent an interrupt connection by other computers based on the SSID selected from a list. while connected to the selected projector.

  • Page 14: Using The Toolbar

    Connecting to a Projector on a Network and Projecting Profile Using the Toolbar You can search for a projector on the network using a profile saved using Save in the profile. The toolbar is displayed on the computer screen after EasyMP Network Projection starts and a connection is made with the projector.

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    Connecting to a Projector on a Network and Projecting Indicates the No. of an allocated projector. This No. Projector control appears under the icon to indicate the No. of the While the projector is connected to the network, the projector that you can control from the toolbar. projector's A/V Mute, Switch PC source and Switch video Indicates the status of 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 17: 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 You can connect the projector and the computer and project to screens and Performing a Search (Advanced Connection at remote locations (on different subnets).

  • Page 18: 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 Making a Profile you want to connect to, and click OK. Profiles are made by saving search results. For details on how to edit a previously saved profile, see the following section.

  • Page 19: 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 profiles, see the following section. If you have previously saved a profile, you are prompted to confirm s "Managing a Profile"...

  • Page 20: Managing A Profile

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

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    Connecting to a Projector on a Different Subnet Edit the contents registered in the profile. Profile Item Function Profile You can display the registered profile. You can manage it by creating a folder. Copy You can copy the profile. The copied profile is saved in the same folder as the original with the same name.

  • Page 22: Various Projection Styles

    Various Projection Styles 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 23: Projecting Only A Powerpoint Slide Show (presentation Mode)

    Projecting Only a PowerPoint Slide Show (Presentation Mode) Projecting Only a PowerPoint Slide Show (Presentation Mode) By using Presentation Mode, you can project only the PowerPoint Slide Show running on your computer. A black screen is projected when the Slide Show is not playing. You can start presentations smoothly without projecting unnecessary images.

  • Page 24: Using Multi-screen Display

    Using Multi-Screen Display Arrangement example 1 Using Multi-Screen Display Multi-screen display mode allows you to project different images from multiple projectors that are connected to a single computer. With Windows, multiple virtual display drivers can be set in the computer, and each image can be projected by the projector. This function is not available with Windows Vista and Windows 7.

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

    Using Multi-Screen Display Arrangement example 2 Procedure Before Using the Multi-screen Display Function Set the virtual display. s "Setting the Virtual Display" p.25 In a Windows environment, enable the virtual display driver as necessary. Also, for both Windows and Mac OS, set up the virtual display arrangement.

  • Page 26: Adjusting The Virtual Display

    Adjusting the Virtual Display After starting EasyMP Network Projection, the procedure for setting up Click Start, select Programs (or All Programs), EPSON the virtual displays differs for Windows and Mac OS. The procedures are Projector, EasyMP Network Projection, and then click explained separately below.

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    Using Multi-Screen Display Select the Use multi-display check box. Click Display properties. The Display Properties screen is displayed. Click the Settings tab. Display layout and Display properties are added at the bottom of the screen.

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    Using Multi-Screen Display • For the Screen Resolution settings, see the following. Drag the displayed monitor icon and place it where desired. s "Supported Resolutions" p.38 Here, the actual monitor (1) is placed on the left, while the virtual monitor (3) is placed on the right. When the monitor icon is arranged, a virtual display is connected When the PC has multiple display output terminals, the numbers as the image like below.

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    Using Multi-Screen Display Select the Use multi-display check box. Click Display preferences. Display layout and Display preferences are added at the bottom of the screen. The display setting screen is displayed.

  • Page 30: 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 the Mirror Displays check box. Allocate the projecting images next. s "Allocating the Image to be Projected" p.30 Allocating the Image to be Projected This section explains the virtual display for arrangement example 1.

  • Page 31: 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. 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, place a check mark against the required display under Add-Remove EPSON Virtual Display.

  • Page 33: Appendix

    Appendix...

  • Page 34: Set Options

    Set options Set options General settings tab You can make option settings such as the processing method when EasyMP Network Projection starts. Access Set options from the main screen of EasyMP Network Projection. Click Set options on the EasyMP Network Projection main screen.

  • Page 35: Adjust Performance Tab

    Set options Search method on Select from the following projector search Adjust performance tab methods executed when EasyMP Network startup Projection is started. Automatic search on startup Specify search method after startup Search with the last network configuration Edit profile The Edit profile dialog box is displayed.

  • Page 36: Audio Output Tab

    Set options Audio Output tab Output audio from Select when you want to output the computer's audio from the projector. Clear to output audio the projector from the computer. Restore Defaults You can reset all adjustment values for Set options to their default settings.

  • Page 37: Uninstalling The Software

    Uninstalling the Software For Mac OS Uninstalling the Software Make sure you check the following points before starting uninstallation. • For Windows, you need administrator authority to uninstall EasyMP Open the Applications folder. Network Projection. Open the EasyMP Network Projection folder, and then •...

  • Page 38: 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 39: Limitations When Projecting From Windows Photo Gallery Or

    Connection Limitations • A few minutes after you connect a computer to the projector over a Limitations when projecting from Windows Photo Gallery network with EasyMP Network Projection, the following message may or Windows Live Photo Gallery be displayed. Note the following two limitations when launching Windows Photo It is recommended that you select Keep the current color scheme, and Gallery or Windows Live Photo Gallery when EasyMP Network don't show this message again.

  • Page 40: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Cannot connect to the projector you want to use. Cannot connect the projector and the computer via wireless LAN. Check Remedy Is the Wireless LAN unit connected? Check that the Wireless LAN unit is securely connected. Is the SSID the same as that of the access point? Set an SSID that is different from that of the access point.

  • Page 41: Cannot Connect The Projector And The Computer Via Wired Lan

    Troubleshooting Cannot connect the projector and the computer via wired LAN. Check Remedy Are the computer's LAN card and the built-in LAN function Check that LAN is available from the device manager under Control Panel - System - Hardware. available? Is the network cable connected correctly? Check that the network cable is connected correctly.

  • Page 42: 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

    Troubleshooting Check Remedy Are the IP address, the subnet mask, and the gateway When not using a DHCP, adjust each setting. address for the access point and the projector set You can make the DHCP setting from the projector's Network menu. correctly? See your projector User’s Guide for details.

  • Page 43: The Screen Is Not Projected

    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) The mouse cursor is not displayed on the computer screen.

  • Page 44: When Connecting With Easymp Network Projection The Image Is Not Displayed Or The Image Is Slow To Appear

    Troubleshooting When connecting with EasyMP Network Projection the image is not displayed or the image is slow to appear. Check Remedy Did you try to play back movies with Media Player or try to Depending on the computer, the movie playback screen in Media Player may not be displayed, and operate the screen saver preview? the screen saver preview may not be displayed normally.

  • Page 45: When A Connection Has Been Made Using Easymp Network Projection, The Screen Will Not Be Refreshed When Using An Office Application

    Error Messages Remedy Cannot connect to the projector using this version of Install the current version of EasyMP Network Projection from the EPSON Projector Software CD-ROM EasyMP Network Connection. Install the latest version of supplied with the projector. EasyMP Network Projection.

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    Troubleshooting Error Messages Remedy The selected projector is busy. Do you want to continue You tried to connect to a projector that is connected to another computer. the connection process? When Yes is clicked, it connects to the projector. The connection between the projector and the other computer is cut off.

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    Troubleshooting Error Messages Remedy Enter the keyword displayed on the projector screen. Check the Projector Keyword displayed on the LAN standby screen, and enter the Projector Keyword. Cannot start this application while USB Display is running. Close USB Display and then start EasyMP Network Projection. To output audio from the projector, restart applications After restarting PowerPoint or Windows Media Player, audio is output from the projector.

  • Page 48: 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 49: 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...

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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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