EMP Monitor Operation Guide V4.30...
Meanings of symbols used The following table shows the symbols used in this manual, along with descriptions of what they mean. Indicates a page where a related topic or a more detailed explanation is provided. [ (name) ] Indicates the name of the buttons on the remote control or the control panel. Example: Esc button "(name)"...
Contents Meanings of symbols used EMP Monitor Features EMP Monitor Functions ........6 Operating environment .
Application lock function ........39 Switching application lock between enabled and disabled .
EMP Monitor Features...
EMP Monitor Functions EMP Monitor lets you carry out operations such as checking the statuses of multiple EPSON projectors that are connected to a network at a computer monitor, and controlling the projectors from the computer. Following are brief descriptions of the monitoring and control functions that can be carried out using EMP Monitor.
To prevent problems from occurring during the installation, we recommend that you terminate all resident applications that can be ended. Load the following CD-ROM in your computer: “EPSON Projector Software for Meeting & Monitoring” or “EPSON Projector Software for Monitoring”.
Provided the default settings were used at installation, this folder can be found at: "C:\Users\(User Name)\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\EPSON Projector\EMP Monitor V4.30" Before starting operations Check the following points before starting up EMP Monitor. • EMP Monitor must be installed on the computer to be used for monitoring and control.
Using EMP Monitor...
Starting EMP Monitor Procedure Click Start - Programs (or All Programs) - EPSON Projector - EMP Monitor V4.30 in that order to start EMP Monitor. The main window will be displayed. The area described in red box is referred to as Grouping view.
Registering and deleting projectors for monitoring Registering projectors using automatic search (Searching for and registering projectors that are located in the same segment) Procedures for automatic search Procedure Right-click in Grouping view and select "New" - "Projector (automatic search)". The Create new projector (automatic registration) window will be displayed.
Registering and deleting projectors for monitoring Procedures for registration Procedure Select the projector(s) to be registered from the displayed list, and then click "Edit". The following window will be displayed. Make the necessary settings while referring to the following table. Display name Enter the name of the projector(s) to be displayed in Grouping view or Detail list view.
Registering and deleting projectors for monitoring After entering the details, click "Register" to start the registration. When the message is displayed, click "OK". To continue registering other projector(s), repeat Steps 1 and 2. Projectors that have been registered using automatic search are searched for again by projector name each time EMP Monitor is started.
Registering and deleting projectors for monitoring Click "Search". Automatic searching will be carried out, and the names of the pro- jectors that have been detected will be displayed.
Registering and deleting projectors for monitoring Procedures for registration Procedure Select the projector(s) to be registerd from the displayed list, and then click "Edit". The following window will be displayed. Make the necessary settings while referring to the following table. Display name Enter the name of the projector(s) to be displayed in Grouping view or Detail list view.
Registering and deleting projectors for monitoring After entering the details, click "Register" to start the registration. When the message is displayed, click "OK". To continue registering other projector(s), repeat Steps 1 and 2. To end the registration operation, click corner of the window or click "Cancel". The icon(s) of the projector(s) you registered will be displayed in Grouping view or Detail list view.
Registering and deleting projectors for monitoring Registration by specifying an IP address (Manual registration) Procedure Right-click in Grouping view and select "New" - "Projector (manual registration)". The following window will be displayed. If Detail list view is displayed, select "New" - "Projector (manual registration)"...
Registering and deleting projectors for monitoring Port Number If using a serial TCP/IP conversion adapter to connect the projector, enter the port number. Monitor If a Monitor Password has been set for the Password projector, be sure to enter the Monitor Password that has been set.
Registering and deleting projectors for monitoring Procedure Right-click in Grouping view and select "New" - "Group". The following window will be displayed. Make the necessary settings while referring to the table below. If Detail list view is displayed, select New - Group from the Edit menu.
Registering and deleting projectors for monitoring If the projector name or IP address changes after registration For projectors that have been registered manually Procedure Right-click on a projector icon in Grouping view or Detail list view and select "Monitoring disabled". Then right-click the projector icon again and select "Edit".
Monitoring window layout Monitoring window layout You can monitor using either of the window layouts below. • Grouping view This view lets you check the status of group registrations in a hierarchical diagram. Grouping view • Detail list view This view lets you display the status of each projector as a list so that the projectors can be checked in detail.
Monitoring window layout The icon patterns and their meanings are explained below. Group No warnings or problems All projectors in the group are normal. Warning or problem A projector in the group has a warning or problem status. Notification A projector requiring immediate attention has been detected within the group.
Monitoring window layout • Expanding and collapsing icons Each time you double-click a group icon, the icons for the projector that have been registered in that group are displayed or hidden. • Moving icons To change the position of an icon within Grouping view, simply drag and drop the icon to be moved.
Monitoring window layout The icon patterns and their meanings are explained below. Type: Displays the projector status. No warnings or problems Warning or problem An error has occurred on the projector. Notification The projector requires immediate attention. Monitoring disabled The projector is not being monitored. If you right-click the icon and select Monitoring enabled, the projector will be added to the projectors that are being monitored.
Monitoring window layout *1 When Temperature level display group view is set to On at Environment setup in the Tool menu, an icon indicating the internal temperature of the projector will be displayed on top of the projector icon. The default setting is Off.
Monitoring window layout Sorting lists You can sort detailed lists by using a specific row as a sort key, such as projector name order or IP address order. Procedure Click the item name of the row you want to use as the sort key. Searching for desired icons (Projector list) The Projector list feature is useful for searching in lists when many groups and projectors are registered and the icon you are looking for is...
Monitoring window layout Select "Resident in the task tray". Click "OK". • Right-click the icon in the system tray to open a pop-up menu to select the Open the main screen or Exit. • If Register at start up in the Environment set up is selected, EMP Monitor starts automatically when the computer's power is turned on.
Monitoring window layout The icon patterns and their meanings are explained below. Type: Shows the group or projector status. Display name: Shows the display name. Power: Shows the power on status for the projector. Power on and normal status Power off and normal status Lamp Hours: Shows the lamp operating time for the projector.
Monitoring window layout • Displaying properties for specified groups Right-click an icon in Grouping view and then select Property. If you double-click in a line, the properties for that group or projector will be displayed. Displaying projector properties Right-click on a projector icon in Grouping view or Detail list view and select Property.
Monitoring window layout When Log output is set to On at Environment setup in the Tool menu, transmission logs are stored. The default setting is Off. Displaying logs Procedure Select "Log" - "View" from the View menu. The web browser will open and the communication logs up until that time will be displayed.
Using the control functions Using the control functions Carrying out control using control buttons Click the icon of a projector to be controlled in Grouping view or Detail list view, and click a control button to enable control of only that selected projector.
Using the control functions The following table shows the meanings of the control buttons. Power On Turns the projector power on. Power Off Turns the projector power off. Switch source Switches the video input source to the Computer1 Computer1 port or Computer port. Switch source Switches the video input source to the Computer 2...
Using the control functions You can select projectors and right-click on them to select Web control even when the following are being displayed. Group properties s p.28 Warning and Error Projector list (Control operations can only be carried out for projectors with a warning status.) s Carrying out control using timer settings This is useful for carrying out certain control operations such as turning a projector's power on and off at specified times every day or every week.
Using the control functions Procedures for new timer settings Procedure Click "Add" on the timer setting window. The following window is displayed and the new timer settings are applied. At Operation, you can carry out the operations of turning the pow- er on and off and switching the input sources, similarly for the con- trol buttons on the main window.
E-mail notification function settings E-mail notification function settings The mail notification function can be used to send corresponding notification messages to a preset e-mail address when a projector that is connected to the network assumes a certain status, or if it experiences a problem or warning.
E-mail notification function settings Click "Notification event" and check the items for mail notification in the window that appears. Click "OK". The Set mail notification function window appears again. Repeat Steps 3 and 4 to set the notification events to be notified. When the setup is complete, click "OK".
E-mail notification of problem/warning/status E-mail notification of problem/warning/status If the projector experiences a problem or enters a status requiring attention, an e-mail like that shown below is sent to the address specified for Recipient mail address. If there is more than one problem, warning, or status, the corresponding messages are output to separate lines.
Message Other error Stop using the projector, disconnect the power cable from the electrical outlet, and contact Supply System Error Epson.s Projector's User's Guide (Ballast) Auto Iris Error Network error (TCP Check that the projector's power is turned on and...
Application lock function Application lock function You can use the application lock to prevent third parties from operating the projectors using EMP Monitor and from changing settings without authority. Opening and closing EMP Monitor and status monitoring can still be carried out even when the application lock is applied. In addition, when a password has been set, the password must be entered in order to cancel the application lock.
When the projector has momentarily stopped working, it cannot send e-mail messages. If the projector cannot be reset even after it has been checked, contact Epson. s Projector User's Guide Check if the power supply to the location where the projector is set up has been...
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