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Welcome ® he PowerLite 1705c/1715c is an easy-to-use projector that weighs less than 4 pounds. The projector offers up to 2700 lumens (1715c) or 2200 lumens (1705c) of brightness. You can connect it to a wide range of computers and video sources, or you can project from a USB storage device, or over an 802.11g, 802.11b, or 802.11a wireless network.
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Unpacking the Projector After unpacking the projector, make sure you have all the parts shown below: Save all packaging in case you need to ship the projector. Always use the original packaging (or the equivalent) when you need to send the projector to another location.
■ device, you’ll need an HD15 to component video cable. You can purchase one from Epson; see below. Optional Accessories To enhance your use of the projector, Epson provides the following optional accessories: Product Replacement lamp Air filter replacement set (2 filters) ATA molded hardshell case ®...
You can purchase screens, carrying cases, 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 www.epsonstore.com (U.S. sales) or www.epson.ca (Canadian sales). Welcome...
Displaying and Adjusting the Image hether you’re presenting from a computer or video equipment, you need to follow some basic steps to display your image on the screen. Follow the guidelines in this chapter for: Positioning the projector ■ ■ Turning the projector on and selecting the image source ■...
Positioning the Projector note You can mount the projector If the projector isn’t already installed in the room you’re using, you’ll on the ceiling, or place it probably want to place it on a table in front of the screen, as shown. behind a translucent screen This lets you stand in the front of the room, face the audience, and for rear projection.
(see page 19). note After positioning the projector, you may want to connect a Kensington ® MicroSaver anti-theft device to the lock port on the projector. You can purchase this from Epson; see page 13 Screen Displaying and Adjusting the Image...
Follow these steps to turn on the projector: note To shut down the projector, 1. Open the A/V Mute slide (lens cover). see page 25. Shutting down the projector correctly prevents premature lamp failure and possible damage from overheating. 2. Plug one end of the power cable into the projector, and the other Displaying and Adjusting the Image end into an electrical outlet.
3. Press the red P button on the remote control or on top of Power the projector. The projector beeps once and the projector warms up, then an image begins to appear. When the light stops flashing and remains green, the projector is Power ready for use.
Troubleshooting Display Problems Follow these guidelines if you’re having trouble displaying an image. You Can’t Project an Image If you don’t see the image you are trying to project, try the following: ■ ■ ■ ■ The Projector and Notebook Don’t Display the Same Image If you’re projecting from a notebook, and you can’t see your image on the projection screen and on your computer at the same time, follow...
If the function key doesn’t permit you to display simultaneously ■ on both screens, you should check your monitor settings to make sure both the LCD screen and the external monitor port are enabled. From the Control Panel, open the Properties dialog box, click the .
Adjusting the Image Once you see your image, you need to make certain adjustments: ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Adjusting the Height of Your Image If the image is too low on the screen, you can use the front adjustable foot to raise it.
Focusing and Zooming Your Image Turn the focus ring on the projector to sharpen the image. Turn the zoom ring on the projector to reduce or enlarge the image. Focus Zoom If the image still isn’t large enough, you may need to move the projector farther away from the screen.
Using Keystone Correction To adjust your image when it is wider on the top or bottom, do the following: ■ note The image will be slightly smaller after adjusting. If it’s important to maintain the correct aspect ratio, use the menu system to perform keystone correction, then use the remote’s button...
Correcting Computer Images If you’re connected to a computer and the image doesn’t look right, press the button on the remote control or the Auto the projector. This automatically resets the projector’s tracking, sync, resolution, and position settings. If the button doesn’t correct the problem, you may need to Auto adjust the tracking or sync using the projector’s Signal menu.
3. Press the P note You can set the projector to automatically turn off the projector lamp and enter “sleep mode” when it has not received any signals for 30 minutes. This conserves electricity, cools the projector, and extends the 4.
Using the Remote Control presentation. All of them can be accessed using the remote control, which lets you operate the projector from anywhere in the room—up to 20 feet away. You can use the remote control to adjust the picture and sound note (page 29) or as a pointer to highlight your presentation (page 34).
Using the Remote Control note If a button is pressed longer Follow these tips for using the remote control: than 30 seconds, the remote ■ control stops operating to conserve power. When you release the button, normal ■ operation resumes. ■...
Controlling the Picture and Sound You can use the remote control to preview and select your picture sources, temporarily turn off the picture and sound, freeze the action, zoom in on the picture, and adjust the volume. Switching Between Picture Sources If your projector is connected to more than one computer and/or video source, you can switch between the different sources: The easiest way to select your source is to press the...
Turning Off the Picture and Sound You can use the the image and sound. This does the same thing as the and is useful if you want to temporarily redirect your audience’s attention. ■ ■ You can have the screen turn blue when you press the button.
Zooming Part of Your Image You can zoom in on a portion of the image using the on the remote control. 1. Press the button on the remote control. E-Zoom You see a crosshair indicating the center of the zoom-in area. 2.
Resizing Video Images You can use the an image fits into the display area. For video images, press and 16:9, (and Normal for computer images). This lets you play certain digital video images or movies recorded on certain DVDs in 16:9 widescreen format.
Operating Your Computer with the Remote Control If you connect a computer to the projector with a USB cable, as described on page 38, then select in the Extended menu (see page 128), you can use the remote control in place of your computer’s mouse. This gives you more flexibility when delivering slideshow-style presentations, since you won’t have to stand next to the computer to change slides.
Highlighting Your Presentation You can display a pointer to call out important information on the screen. If you want to customize the pointer tool, you can choose from three alternative shapes. Using the Pointer Tool 1. To activate the pointer tool, press the 2.
Connecting to Computers, Cameras, and Other Equipment his chapter tells you how to connect the projector to a notebook or desktop computer, and/or to video equipment, such as a VCR, DVD player, or video camera. You can also connect the projector to a USB storage device, digital camera, or external speakers.
Connecting to a Computer note If you connect a Windows- You can connect the projector to any computer that has a standard based computer to the video output (monitor) port, including desktop models, PC notebook projector, you may see a and notebook computers, MacBooks, PowerBooks and iBooks, and New Hardware Wizard hand-held devices.
3. When you’ve finished making any connections, see page 17 for instructions on turning on the projector and adjusting the image. Connecting to the USB Port You can connect a Windows XP or Windows 2000 (SP4) computer to the projector’s Type B (square) computer’s display.
Left- click Right- click Connecting to Computers, Cameras, and Other Equipment Epson USB Display software. If you see a “Digital Signature Warning,” select . You will only need to install the Continue software the first time you connect. After the software has installed, you see your computer’s desktop displayed by the projector.
3. Connect the flat end of the cable to any available USB port on your notebook or desktop computer. 4. If necessary, configure your computer to work with an external USB mouse. See your computer documentation for details. Connecting to Video Equipment You can connect several video sources to the projector at the same time.
Connecting a Composite Video Source 1. Locate an RCA-style video cable (one is usually provided with 2. Connect the cable to the yellow video output connector on your 3. If you want to play sound through the projector, see page 45 for 4.
Connecting an S-Video Source 1. Locate an S-Video cable (one is usually provided with your video equipment or you can purchase one from Epson; see page 13). 2. Connect the cable to the S-Video connector on your player and connector on the projector: S-Video 3.
Connecting a Component Video Source You will need a component-to-VGA video cable or a component video-to-VGA adapter for this connection. You can order the component-to-VGA cable (ELPKC19) from Epson; see page 14 for more information. 1. Locate a component-to-VGA video cable or adapter.
Connecting an RGB Video Source 1. Locate the VGA computer cable provided with the projector. 2. Connect the cable to the video port on your player and Computer/Component 3. If you want to play sound through the projector, see page 45 for instructions on connecting audio cables.
You can connect your digital camera, USB flash memory drive, USB Use a cable less than 10 feet hard drive, or multimedia storage viewer, such as the Epson P-4000 or long and connect the camera iPod directly to the projector.
Playing Sound Through the Projector You can play sound through the projector’s speaker system or attach an external speaker system. To play sound through the projector, follow these steps: 1. Locate the appropriate cable and connect it to the the projector. If you have a computer connected to the blue ■...
Connecting External Speakers When you use EasyMP, you can output the sound to external speakers with built-in amplifiers. First, you need to use the Settings menu to set instructions. To connect speakers to the projector, follow these steps: 1. Locate the appropriate cable to connect your speakers. 2.
Presenting Through a Wireless Network his chapter tells you how to send pictures to the projector through a wireless network. Using EMP NS Connection, you can project images shown on your computer screen—including text, graphics, and video—directly to your audience. You’ll find instructions in this chapter on: ■...
Starting EasyMP Before connecting to the projector, you have to switch it to EasyMP note mode. Follow these steps: Use only the Epson 802.11g/b/a wireless module 1. Point the remote control at the projector and press the P in the projector.
Configuring Basic Settings You can give your projector a unique name, enable a projector keyword, or create a password for controlling the projector over the Web. 1. Press the button, then choose Menu 2. Choose To Network Configuration 3. Choose and press Basic Enter...
5. Press the 6. If you want to create a password for remote access to the 7. If you want to set up a security keyword so that only people who 8. When you’re done making these settings, highlight the Configuring the Connection You can use NS Connection to connect to the projector and send images wirelessly in two modes: Ad Hoc mode or Access Point mode.
Macintosh with an AirPort connect with this mode, any connection to other wireless networks is broken; you can connect to the projector only. ■ Access Point mode (infrastructure mode) lets multiple computers access the projector at the same time and easily trade off control over the projector.
4. Make sure 5. If your network is using 802.11a, use the 6. If your network card supports an SSID or ESSID name (see 7. When you’re done making these settings, highlight the Now you’re ready to set up your computer to project wirelessly. Go to “Configuring the Network Settings for Windows”...
Configuring the Network Settings for Windows Before connecting to the projector, you need to make sure the settings for your notebook’s or PC’s network card match the settings you entered for the projector. 1. Access your wireless network Properties window. For example, in Windows XP you would click and Internet Connections icon.
2. Right-click the 3. Click the 4. Click the Presenting Through a Wireless Network Wireless Network Connection . You see a screen similar to this: Properties button. Configure tab. You see a screen similar to this: Advanced icon and select Click here...
5. Check your wireless card or adapter device settings. (Depending on the type of card or adapter you’re using, some of the settings may be different than those listed here.) ■ Set the Network Type to Set the SSID to match the name you assigned to the ■...
3. Make sure Location is set to Select Automatic Select Network Port note: Configurations If you don’t need the other network port configurations, disable them by deselecting their checkboxes. When you connect in Ad Hoc mode, your computer then select AirPort is disconnected from any other wireless networks.
Using Access Point Mode To use Access Point (infrastructure) mode, first adjust your projector and wireless access point or AirPort base station settings as described in this section. Configuring the Projector 1. Press the button, then choose Menu 2. Choose and press Wireless LAN You see this screen:...
note For specific details about your network, please consult your network administrator. If you don’t know your gateway or access point address, see page 64. If you’re using AirPort, start 6. If your access point assigns IP addresses automatically, turn on the AirPort Admin utility, select your base station and click...
7. When you’re done making these settings, highlight the button at the top of the screen, then press and press Complete Enter save your settings and return to the main EasyMP screen. Now you’re ready to set up your computer for wireless projecting. Go to “Configuring the Network Settings for Windows”...
2. Right-click the 3. Click the 4. Click the Presenting Through a Wireless Network Wireless Network Connection Properties You see a screen similar to this: button. Configure tab. You see a screen like this: Advanced icon and select Click here...
5. Check your wireless card’s or adapter’s device settings. (Depending on the type of card or adapter you’re using, some of the settings may be different than those listed here.) ■ Set the Network Type to Set the SSID to match the name assigned to the access point ■...
9. Select 10. If your access point uses DHCP, select note For specific details about your network, please consult your network administrator. note If you don’t know your gateway or access point address, see page 64. 11. When you’re done, click 12.
You see a screen like this: 13. Verify that you’ve enabled your computer’s connection to the access point. It should be listed with the small indicating a connection. If it’s not listed, click Configure point. 14. When you’re done making settings, click box.
Checking the Gateway IP Address on Windows If you’re entering IP addresses manually and need to find out the note gateway IP address (the IP address of your access point), make sure the If you cannot identify the wireless connection to the access point is currently active, as described gateway address using this in the previous section.
3. Click the tab. The gateway’s IP address is listed as Support shown: Setting Up Your Mac for Access Point Mode Your AirPort software is automatically configured to allow your Mac to detect Access Point networks. Typically, you only need to select your AirPort network name from the AirPort status menu on the Mac menu bar.
3. Make sure Location is set to note If you don’t need the other network ports, disable Select them by deselecting their Automatic checkboxes. If more than one network port is Select Network Port enabled, the projector Configurations software warns you to turn off AirPort when you first connect the projector.
10. Click the AirPort icon on the menu bar at the top of the Macintosh desktop. You see the AirPort status menu: 11. Check to make sure AirPort is turned on. 12. Select the name of your AirPort network. Using Wireless Security Options You can use the following security options when connecting to the projector wirelessly: WEP encryption, WPA security, EAP-TLS certificate validation, or LEAP, EAP, or PEAP authentication.
4. Press 5. For the WEP encryption setting, highlight 6. For Format, highlight 7. If you chose note Text input for WEP encryption varies with different access points; check with your network administrator. Try ASCII first. If that doesn’t work, and then Text2 Text3...
8. Check with your network administrator for directions on entering a key for your network, and follow these general guidelines: For 128 bit WEP encryption with hexadecimal input, enter ■ 26 characters, from 0 to 9 and from A to F. For 64 bit WEP encryption with hexadecimal input, enter 10 ■...
4. Press 5. When you’re done making these settings, highlight the Enabling EAP, LEAP, or PEAP Authentication 1. Press 2. Choose 3. Highlight Presenting Through a Wireless Network to show the menu, then choose Enter and press WPA-PSK (AES) Enter Highlight the (pre-shared key) text box and press Press the...
You see the following screen: 4. Press to show the menu, then choose Enter EAP-TTLS/MS-CHAPv2 LEAP and press EAP-FAST/GTC 5. Enter the user name and password that match the settings on your authentication server: Highlight the User name pointer button to select individual letters; then press input a character.
6. When you’re done making these settings, highlight the Enabling EAP-TLS Certificate Validation 1. Press 2. Choose 3. Highlight 4. Press 5. When you’re done making these settings, highlight the Presenting Through a Wireless Network button at the top of the screen, then press and press , then choose Complete...
Projecting Over a Network Once you’ve started EasyMP and set up your projector and computer in either Ad Hoc (Quick) mode or Access Point (Advanced) mode, or in the optional wired LAN mode, as described on page 89, follow these steps to start NS Connection and project over the network. 1.
Connection, this may be the first screen you see.) If the connection is working properly, you see your projector listed. If you have additional Epson projectors on the network, they are also listed, along with their status. The status is indicated next to each projector’s name.
6. If you set up the projector to prompt you for a keyword before connecting, you see a screen like this one: Type in the four-digit number displayed on the EasyMP Network screen and click 7. Once the connection is established, you see your computer’s image transmitted to the screen, and a floating control bar on your computer desktop: Windows...
2. Make sure you’re trying to connect to the right network. In 3. Make sure you aren’t projecting one of the EasyMP configuration note 4. Make sure the ESSID for your projector matches the SSID for The AirPort network name may be different than the AirPort base station name.
Starts Presentation Mode for the selected projector. In Presentation Mode, only your slide show images are projected. See page 84. Displays the Projector Control screen, which allows you to enable A/V Mute, switch the PC source, or switch the video source.
2. Enter the IP address or the projector name for the projector you 3. Click the projector you want to connect to and click the 4. If you are prompted for a keyword, enter the four-digit number Enabling Network Security The projector includes the following network security options which you can enable for network projection: ■...
Firewall ■ Prevents unauthorized computer access by closing ports that are not used.The security functions that can be used with this projector vary depending on the connection mode of the wireless LAN. Use the firewall function provided with your OS. The security functions that can be used with this projector vary depending on the connection mode: ■...
3. Select the checkbox. Encrypt communications 4. Click Enabling Network Security Options You need to enable network security including WEP, WPA, EAP, LEAP, or PEAP, or firewall settings on your network and on the projector (see page 67). For network setting details, follow the directions from your network administrator.
Multi-screen Projection When using Multi-screen display, you can set each projector to display a section of the screen or image, to create a single image spanning a large area. Make sure the projectors are at least 3.6 feet apart to avoid overheating. Here are some examples: To set up multi-screen display in NS Connection, follow these steps: 1.
2. Click Display properties 3. Drag the monitor icons to arrange the positions of the displays. 4. Close the Display Preferences (Windows) or System Preferences (Mac), when you are done arranging the display numbers. Presenting Through a Wireless Network...
5. To allocate projectors to each display, choose a number from the menu under Display 6. Click the button when you are ready to project the Connect image. 7. You can use the Screen Preview button on the NS Connection toolbar to check the image on each screen. Projecting Video Clips You can project full-screen MPEG2 video clips with audio in real time (30 frames per second).
3. Click the 4. Use the standard playback buttons on the screen to start, pause, note The video will be projected on the screen, but will not 5. When you’re finished projecting video, click the appear on the host computer. Using Special Presentation Modes Your projector provides several features that allow you to show presentation slides to your audience and hide other activity on your...
Follow these steps to set up and use Presenter View: 1. Make sure you have at least one EPSON Virtual Display enabled. If you did not enable Virtual Displays when you installed NS...
4. On the Display Properties screen in Windows, make sure your Presenting Through a Wireless Network , then click Use multi-display Epson Projector Virtual Display Driver is selected, then check Extend my Windows desktop onto this monitor In the Mac OS X Displays program, select the and uncheck the...
5. Set your projector to Display 2 (or the Virtual Display Driver you selected in step 4) in NS Connection, then click Connect 6. Open your presentation in PowerPoint or Keynote. 7. In Keynote, select Preferences Presenting Through a Wireless Network...
In PowerPoint, open the Slide Show pull-down menu and select Set Up Show display In PowerPoint, set the Multiple monitors box to (or the monitor associated with your Epson show on Monitor 2 Virtual Display) and check Show Presenter View The projector displays the slides, and your laptop displays your notes and controls.
Removing the Wireless 802.11g/b/a Module Follow these steps to remove the module from your projector. 1. If you’re running NS Connection, click control bar. 2. Check the access light to make sure it isn’t flashing. 3. If you installed the security screw, remove it. Then pull the module off of the projector.
2. Connect the projector to your network using a commercially note Only the Epson Ethernet unit is guaranteed to work. 3. Point the remote control at the projector and press the P Other brands may not be compatible. 4. Press the...
To enter numbers, use the control to highlight the number you want to input, then press button. When you’re finished changing an address Enter in the network menu, highlight button. When you’re done making all necessary changes, press the menu system. To connect to the projector with NS Connection using the Quick Connection mode, see page 73.
You can enter up to 32 alphanumeric characters for the e-mail address. . The e-mail includes the following EPSON Projector Line 1: The name of the projector where the problem has occurred Line 2: The IP address of the projector where the problem has...
Presenting from a Digital Camera or External Drive from a drive or a digital camera connected to the projector via USB. You can play movies, display graphics, or play a scenario, a format that lets you create your own slideshow using PowerPoint files, JPG image files, and BMP graphics files.
Creating a Slideshow on the Fly If you have a folder containing an assortment of images, you can display them as a slideshow. Displaying the Slideshow First make sure the images are stored in a folder on the USB drive. Then follow these steps: 1.
3. From the drop-down menu, use the pointer to select and press Slideshow Enter are presented as a slideshow. Use the remote control to run the slideshow as described in the next section. Controlling Your Slideshow While your slideshow is running, use the remote control as follows: Press ■...
3. Use the Presenting from a Digital Camera or External Drive You see this screen: pointer button to select from the following settings. After making a selection, press Enter ■ Mode switching Lets you choose the mode to use when presenting slideshows, movies, or images, or editing a scenario on the projector.
■ Screen switching time Sets the display time for each image. Choose to change slides manually. ■ Effect Lets you choose from various transitions between slides, such as Dissolve or Wipe. 4. When you’re done, highlight are permanently saved with each folder—even if you turn off the projector or disconnect the drive or camera.
9. Position the cursor on the image file you want to project and press note Make sure your camera 10. Select shows up on your desktop as a drive letter. If it does, it is probably a USB mounted device and will work with To stop viewing images, press the the projector software.
To stop viewing images, press the then select and press Exit Enter Creating a Scenario A scenario is a combination of images, movies, and/or audio files that you can present from a USB drive. The easiest way to create a scenario is to drag and drop a PowerPoint file on the icon on your desktop.
1. Double-click the Presenting from a Digital Camera or External Drive message: transfer your scenario file. EMP SlideMaker2 desktop (or click Start > Programs > Projector EMP SlideMaker2 . You see the following Close icon on your computer’s All Programs > Epson...
You see the EMP SlideMaker 2 screen: File-type selection box Folders window File window Thumbnail window 2. Choose from the File menu. You see the scenario Properties dialog box: Scenario window Presenting from a Digital Camera or External Drive...
3. Type a name for your scenario file and folder that’s easy to note The scenario name you enter is also the name of the folder for your scenario on your hard drive. 4. Click Continue with the instructions in the next section to build your scenario.
Follow these steps: 1. Use the navigation tools on the left side of the EMP SlideMaker 2 screen to locate the files you want to include in your scenario. PowerPoint, JPEG, bitmap, and movie files appear as icons in the file window.
3. Drag and drop the files you want to include in your scenario from note Transition effects created in PowerPoint look smoother than those you add with EMP SlideMaker 2. 4. Continue dragging files into the scenario window to build your 5.
6. When you’re done, click the the File menu. Then see page 108 to transfer the scenario to your USB drive. Setting Up Transitions EMP SlideMaker 2 lets you set your slides to advance manually or automatically after a specified period of time. You can also choose from a variety of transition effects between slides.
3. Click Click to change slides manually 4. Choose how you want to advance to the next cell. 5. To add a transition effect (such as a dissolve, fade, or wipe), select note Transition effects look smoother when you create 6.
Checking Your Scenario You can play your scenario before you transfer it to a USB drive to make sure it looks and sounds the way you want it to. 1. Use the navigation tools in the folders window to locate the scenario file you want to review.
Transferring Your Scenario to a USB Drive note Once your scenario is saved, you can transfer it to a USB drive. Be Don’t use Windows to copy sure to use the transfer process described below to ensure that the the scenario to your USB scenario plays properly: drive, or it may not play properly.
7. Do one of the following: ■ If you don’t want the scenario to run automatically, click . Skip to step 11 to remove the drive and insert it in Cancel the projector. If you want it to run automatically, click ■...
Presenting Scenarios Before you begin, connect the USB drive containing the scenario to your projector, as described on page 93. The follow these steps to present your scenario: 1. Turn on the projector, if it’s not already on. 2. Select EasyMP as the source by pressing the 3.
Controlling Your Scenario While your scenario is running, use the remote control as follows: ■ Press Enter Page down or to begin playing a movie. ■ Press to display the previous slide or image, or to Page up replay a movie. ■...
Supported File Formats The following file types may be projected from a digital camera, external hard drive, or flash memory drive: File Type Scenario Graphics Movie DPOF Files with the extension JPEG and MPEG can’t be projected. Rename or save files as JPG or MPG. Files with high compression will not look good.
Fine-Tuning the Projector ou can use the projector’s on-screen menus to adjust the image, sound, and other features. This chapter covers the following information: ■ Using the menu system Adjusting the image ■ Adjusting signal settings ■ ■ Customizing projector features Using the projector security features ■...
Using the Menu System You can use the remote control or the projector’s control panel to access the menus and change settings. Follow these steps: 1. To display the menu screen, press the 2. Use the 3. Once you’ve selected the menu, use the Fine-Tuning the Projector remote control or on the projector.
4. After highlighting the option you want to adjust, use the pointer button to change the setting. In some cases, you may have to press the button to view a sub-screen for changing Enter the setting. Press the left or right side of the ■...
Adjusting the Image You can use the Image menu to adjust the brightness, sharpness, color, tint, and contrast. 1. Press the 2. Use the Fine-Tuning the Projector button on the projector or remote control and Menu select the menu. You see the Image menu screen. Image pointer button to highlight the desired option, then adjust it as needed:...
: For projecting accurate colors on a green Blackboard chalkboard (adjusts the white point). For manual color adjustment. (See below.) Customized: ■ Brightness Lightens or darkens the overall image. ■ Contrast Adjusts the difference between light and dark areas. ■ Color Saturation (video only) Adjusts the color depth of the image.
3. Select 4. Select the color axis you want to adjust and press 5. Use the 6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 for each color axis you want to adjust. You may need to readjust the color as the lamp in your projector changes over time.
2. Use the pointer button to highlight the desired option, then adjust it as needed: ■ Auto Setup Leave this setting to automatically optimize the computer image. Turn it off if you want to save adjustments you have made to the video settings. ■...
Customizing Projector Features You can use the Settings menu to lock the buttons on the projector, adjust audio volume, and customize several other features. ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ note You can also adjust the ■ volume using the remote control.
If an incorrect password is entered thirty times in succession, the user must contact Epson to unlock the projector. note It’s a good idea to write down your password.
The default setting for the Password Protect function is these steps to turn password protection on: 1. Press the caution If you lose the remote 2. Use the control, you will not be able to enter the password. Keep the remote control in a safe 3.
The countdown for the elapsed time begins as soon as you close the Password Protect menu. (You can check the elapsed time in this menu next to Time elapsed 10. To enable your screen logo, select . Select and press Enter When this feature is on, the logo appears whenever you turn on the projector (if the...
If you enter an incorrect password 30 times in succession, the projector remains locked and you must contact Epson to unlock it. If you have forgotten the password, contact Epson with the request code number that appears in the Password Protect Release screen for assistance.
2. Highlight and press User’s Logo 3. When you see a message asking , select and press user’s logo? over the image. 4. Use the pointer button to select the area of the image you want to use. Then press Enter 5.
Choosing When to Display the Image After your image is saved, it is automatically set as the startup screen. You can also set it to display as the screen you see when there’s no signal or when you press the 1.
Customizing Power and Operation You can use the Extended menu to customize the way the projector displays images, enable quick startup, turn sleep mode on or off, and customize other projector operations. ■ Display Use this setting to turn off the display of messages, change the background color, enable logo display, or turn off the startup screen display.
■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Fine-Tuning the Projector button). Enable if you want to have the projector Sleep Mode turn off automatically if it is idle (and no signal is received) for 30 minutes or when the A/V Mute Slide is Closed. Enable when you are using the projector above 4900 ft Altitude Mode (1500 m).
Multi-screen Color Adjustment When you use the multi-screen feature to project from one source (one image) using multiple projectors (as described on page 81), you can match the color between projectors. For each screen, you can set five levels of brightness and color correction. To match the display colors as closely as possible, first make sure that all the projectors are set to the same color mode.
Managing Projectors he software included with your projector lets you monitor and control your projectors from a remote computer: Use EMP Monitor (available for Windows only) to see your ■ projectors’ status, switch image sources, and control basic settings. Use the mail notification function to receive e-mail alerts about ■...
Opening and Closing EMP Monitor To start EMP Monitor, click EPSON Projector > EMP Monitor If you’ve added the program to the Startup programs folder, then it may already be open. If so, click the icon in the system tray on the...
Registering a Projector Before you can monitor a projector, you have to register it. Follow these steps to automatically search for your projector(s). To manually register your projector(s) with EMP Monitor, refer to the on-screen Operation Guide. 1. Open EMP Monitor as described above. You see this screen: 2.
3. Click note If the projector is not automatically found, your projector may not be connected or configured correctly for the network. See page 50. 4. Select the projector you want to add by clicking its name, then Managing Projectors to locate projectors currently operating on the Search network.
5. Enter a Display name, select a Parent group, if necessary, enter a Monitor Password, if necessary, and a Description for the projector. Then click the Register To register additional projectors with EMP Monitor, repeat steps 2 through 5. 6. When you’re done adding projectors, click You see a screen with a list of all registered projectors: Monitoring Your Projectors The EMP Monitor screen lets you monitor your projectors using the...
The following tables describe the status icons shown on the EMP Monitor screen. Group status icons note To create projector groups in EMP Monitor, refer to the on-screen Operation Guide. Type status icons Managing Projectors No warnings or problems. All projectors in the group are operating normally.
Power status icons The projector is powered on and its status is normal. The projector is powered off and its status is normal. The projector is powered on and its status is abnormal. The projector is powered off and its status is abnormal.
High internal temperature error. The projector is turned off automatically. Internal (system) error. Contact Epson as described on page 168. Fan error. Contact Epson as described on page 168. Sensor error. Contact Epson as described on page 168. Other error. Contact Epson as described on...
Controlling Your Projectors The control buttons in the upper-right let you turn the projector on and off and select video sources. (Hold the mouse pointer over a button to see a description of its meaning.) Make sure you’ve selected the projector you want to operate (with the mouse pointer) before clicking one of the buttons.
Configuring the Monitoring Interval If you need to have the most current status information about your projectors, click the To select how often EMP Monitor checks the status of projectors, follow the steps below: 1. From the Tool menu, select note If you want EMP Monitor to run whenever you start...
Using E-mail Alerts You can set up e-mail alerts to warn you of problems with the projector. Follow the steps below: 1. From the Tool menu, select this screen: 2. Turn the Mail notification function setting 3. Enter the IP address and port number of your network’s SMTP (outgoing) mail server.
Understanding the Notification Messages If a projector experiences a problem, EMP Monitor sends an e-mail note message to each of the addresses you entered in the Set mail If a projector develops a notification function window. critical problem, it may not be possible for it to report the The subject line of the message includes the projector’s display name, error.
You see a login screen. 3. Do one of the following: If you didn’t set a Web control password in the projector’s ■ Network menu, click ■ If you set a Web control password in the projector’s Network menu, enter it in the Password box, then click You see this screen: Menus Functions corresponding to remote control buttons...
4. Select one of the menu options listed on the left, then change any Use the controls at the bottom of the screen just as you would the corresponding remote control buttons. Choose a source, stop the action, turn off the picture and sound, or turn the projector’s power on or off.
Maintaining the Projector the lens clean and periodically clean the air filter and vent. A clogged air filter or vent can block ventilation needed to cool the projector. warning The only parts you should replace are the lamp and air filter. If any Before you clean any part of other part needs replacing, contact your dealer or a qualified servicer.
Cleaning the Lens Clean the lens whenever you notice dirt or dust on the surface. Use a canister of compressed air to remove dust. To remove dirt or smears on the lens, use lens-cleaning tissue. If necessary, moisten a soft cloth with lens cleaner and gently wipe the lens.
4. If the dirt is difficult to remove or the filter is broken, replace the filter as described on page 150. Contact your dealer or call Epson at 800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766) to obtain a new filter. light to stop flashing,...
Turn off this product when not in use to prolong the life of the projector. ■ Contact your dealer or call Epson at 800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766). Request part number V13H010L38. Follow these steps to replace the lamp and air filter: 1. Turn off the projector.
4. Loosen the lamp cover screw (you don’t need to remove it). Then slide the lamp cover to the side and lift it off of the projector. 5. Loosen the two screws holding the lamp in place (you can’t remove them). 6.
8. Push down the corner marked until it snaps in. PUSH 9. Once the lamp is fully inserted, tighten its screws. 10. Replace the lamp cover, then tighten its screw. 11. Turn the projector over. 12. Slide the air filter out and remove it. 13.
Resetting the Lamp Timer After you replace the lamp, you need to reset the lamp timer using the projector’s menus. 1. Press the button on the remote control or on the Menu projector’s control panel. You see the main menu. 2.
The projector contains many glass and precision parts. Follow these guidelines to prevent damage: ■ note ■ Epson shall not be liable for any damages incurred during transportation. ■ Maintaining the Projector When shipping the projector for repairs, use the original packaging material if possible.
Solving Problems his chapter helps you solve problems with your projector, and tells you how to contact technical support for problems you can’t solve yourself. The following information is included: ■ Using the projector’s on-screen help system What to do when the projector’s status lights flash ■...
Using On-Screen Help If the image doesn’t look right or your audio isn’t working, you can get help by pressing the blue on the remote control. The following choices are available: ■ ■ ■ Follow these steps to get help: 1.
Checking Projector Status If your projector isn’t working correctly, first turn it off, wait for it to cool (the light stops flashing orange), and unplug it. Then Power plug the power cord back in and turn on the projector. If this doesn’t solve the problem, check the lights on top of the projector.
Description Flashing red There is a problem with the fan or temperature sensor. Stop using the projector, disconnect the power cable, and contact Epson as described on page 168. Flashing orange Rapid cooling is in progress. Although this is not an abnormal condition, projection will stop automatically if the temperature rises higher.
The power cable may be defective. Disconnect the cable from the ■ outlet and contact Epson as described on page 168. Check to see if the A/V Mute Slide is closed. ■ The buttons on the projector don’t work.
Solving Problems with the Image or Sound No image appears on the screen. ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ You’ve connected a computer and see a blue screen with the message ■ ■ ■ Solving Problems Check that the light is green, not flashing.
If you’re using a PC notebook: ■ Hold down the key on the keyboard and press the function key that lets you display on an external monitor. It may have an icon such as , or it may be labelled seconds for the projector to sync up after pressing it.
■ ■ ■ ■ The image isn’t square, but keystone-shaped. ■ ■ ■ The image contains static or noise. ■ ■ Solving Problems Press the button on the remote control. Resize Press the button on the remote control to cancel the E-Zoom function.
The video signal may be split between the computer and the ■ projector. If you notice a decline in the projected image quality when the image is displayed simultaneously on your notebook computer and the projector, turn off the notebook’s LCD display. Make sure the correct input signal is selected in the Signal menu ■...
The image is too light or dark, or colors are incorrect. note ■ Because of the different technologies used, your projected image may not exactly match the colors on ■ your notebook or computer monitor. ■ ■ ■ There is no sound, or the sound is not loud enough. ■...
Try adjusting the ■ Volume page 120). If you’re using a VCR or other video source, make sure the ■ volume is not turned all the way down or muted. Also, make sure the cables are connected correctly, as described on page 45. ■...
Solving Problems Try restarting your computer. Make sure the Epson 802.11g card is installed correctly in the projector; see page 48. If you have to reinstall the card, restart NS Connection or the program will not be able to detect the projector.
If you have an access point or AirPort base station and you’re not ■ using DHCP, check your projector’s IP address on the Access Point mode advanced settings screen. The first three segments of the IP address should be identical to the first three segments of the IP address of your access point or base station.
Solving EasyMP Problems An image displayed with EasyMP appears distorted. Because of their resolution, some JPEG images cannot be displayed correctly. Some JPEG files from digital cameras cannot be previewed. Files with a high compression ratio may appear blurry. In EMP SlideMaker 2, PowerPoint files don’t appear in the file window.
You can’t play your movies on the projector. ■ The projector only supports MPEG2 files. It does not support MPEG1 files. Movie files included in a PowerPoint presentation can’t be played ■ back in a scenario. EasyMP is unable to see the image files on your camera or external drive.
Speak to a Support Representative To use the Epson PrivateLine Support service, call (800) 637-7661 and enter the PIN on the included Epson PrivateLine Support card. This is the fastest way of speaking to a live representative, and it’s free.
Purchase Supplies and Accessories You can purchase screens, carrying cases, 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 www.epsonstore.com (U.S. sales) or www.epson.ca (Canadian sales). Solving Problems...
EasyMP features—for presenting over a wireless network, transferring PowerPoint presentations to a memory card, note and monitoring the projector from a remote location. Epson Projector You can present over a wireless network from Software CD-ROM includes EMP Monitor and EMP Network...
These correspond to the projectors you plan to connect to the computer. After you install the software, you can change your Virtual Display selection by accessing EPSON Projector menu and selecting Add-Remove EPSON Virtual Display. ® from the Start...
If you see a message that the Epson Projector Support Driver has not passed Windows Logo testing, click you have selected multiple Virtual Displays, you will see this message several times. 4. When installation is complete, close the installation window.
Projector Installation his appendix provides guidelines on installing the projector in a permanent location, such as a theater or conference room. The projector can be installed for four different viewing setups: front projection, ceiling projection, rear projection onto a semi-transparent screen, or rear/ceiling projection, as shown: Front projection Rear projection...
If you’re mounting the projector on the ceiling and you place it above screen level, you’ll have to tilt the projector down to position the image on the screen. This causes the image to lose its square shape. You can correct the distortion using the function in the Keystone projector’s menu system (see page 120).
Projection Lamp note Type Lamp life results will vary Power consumption depending upon mode selected, environmental Lamp life conditions, and usage. Turn off this product when Part number not in use to prolong the life of the projector. Remote Control Range Batteries (2) Dimensions...
Environmental Temperature Operating: 41 to 95 °F (5 to 35 °C) Storage: 14 to 140 °F (–10 to 60 °C) Humidity (non-condensing) Operating: 20 to 80% RH Storage: 10 to 90% RH Operating altitude 0 to 7,500 ft (0 to 2,286 m) Safety United States FCC 47CFR Part 15B Class B (DoC)
Notices his appendix includes safety instructions and other important information about your Epson PowerLite projector. Important Safety Instructions Follow these safety instructions when setting up and using the projector: ■ Do not place the projector on an unstable cart, stand, or table.
■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ WARNING: The cords included with this product contain chemicals, including lead, known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling. (Provided in accordance with Proposition 65 in Cal.
Remote Control Information You can operate the projector by remote control via a line-of-sight infrared (IR) receiver at the front and rear of the projector. The projector may not respond to remote control commands under the following conditions: ■ There is an object between the remote control IR emitter and the IR receiver on the projector.
(1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Trade Name: Type of Product: Projector Model: Marketing Name: PowerLite 1705c/1715c Notices Epson America, Inc. 3840 Kilroy Airport Way MS: 3-13 Long Beach, CA 90806-2469...
FCC Compliance Statement For United States Users This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
What Epson Will Do To Correct Problems: If your product requires service, Epson will ask you to bring the product securely packaged in its original container or equivalent, along with proof of the date of original purchase, to your Epson Dealer or Epson Customer Care Center as instructed by Epson.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights, which vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. To find the Epson Authorized Reseller nearest you, visit our website at: www.epson.com. To find the Epson Customer Care Center nearest you, visit http://support.epson.com.
Index A/V Mute, 25, 30, 126, 158 Access Point mode, 57 to 67 Access point, checking IP address of, 64 to 65 Accessories, 13 to 14 Ad Hoc mode, 51 to 56 Adapter, audio, 12, 45 Air filter cleaning, 147 ordering, 13 replacing, 148 to 150 AirPort, configuring for wireless, 55 to 56,...
Filter, see Air filter Focusing image, 23 Freeze button, 30 Game color mode, 32, 116 Gateway address, checking, 64 HDTV images, video formats, 181 Height of image, adjusting, 22 Help, 168 to 169 Help system, using, 154 Help, Epson, 10 High altitude, 128...
Image adjusting, 22 to 25, 116 to 117 blurry, 161 capturing and saving in projector, 124 to 125 correcting shape, 23 to 24, 120, 160 fitting on screen, 119, 159 to 160 height, adjusting, 22 problems with, 158 to 162 projecting on chalkboard, 32 raising, 22 rotating, 95, 98, 111...
Network managing projector remotely, 131 to 144 problems, 163 to 165 projecting, 73 to 75 security, 78 to 80 setting, 135 wired, 89 to 91 wireless, 47 to 89 Network card, 171 Network settings, configuring, 48 to 72 New Hardware Wizard, 19 No Signal message, 20, 158 to 159 Noise level, 177 Not Supported message, 159...
Projector carrying case, 13, 152 cleaning, 146 disabling buttons, 126 distance from screen, 16, 177 installing, 175 to 176 lamp specifications, 178 locking, 74 monitoring remotely, 131 to 144 options, 13 to 14 password protection, 121 to 124 positioning, 16 to 17 resolution, 177 specifications, 177 to 179 transporting, 152...
Sleep mode, 26 SlideMaker, see EMP SlideMaker Slides displaying on the fly, 94 to 97 Software installation, 171 to 173 Sound adding to scenarios, 102 troubleshooting, 162, 163 Source selecting, 19, 29 viewing, 157 Speaker, specifications, 177 Speakers, connecting, 46 Special effects, adding to slide transitions, 97, Specifications brightness, 177...
Warning lights, 155 to 156 Warranty, 11, 188 to 189 WEP encryption, 68 to 69 Windows configuring for wireless, 53 to 55, 59 to 63 display problems, 159 EasyMP system requirements, 171 resolution setting, 160 Wired network, 89 to 91 Wireless connecting manually, 77 to 78 EAP, 70 to 72...
USB light Lamp cover Air exhaust vent Audio port Type B USB port Speaker Remote control receiver Control panel Front adjustable foot Video port S-Video port Power inlet Security lock port Zoom ring Focus ring A/V Mute slide lever Wireless module Remote control receiver A/V Mute slide...
Enlarge section of image Change slides in PowerPoint Enter (left mouse button) Esc (right mouse button) Activate on-screen pointer Switch between equipment connected to projector ports Optimize computer images Turn projector on and off Move cursor on screen Turn off picture and sound Stop action Activate numeric keypad Select color mode...