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  • Page 1

    BrightLink 450Wi Interactive Projector User’ s Guide...

  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    Epson product. Epson is not responsible for any use of this information as applied to other products. Neither Seiko Epson Corporation nor its affiliates shall be liable to the purchaser of this product or third parties for damages, losses, costs, or expenses incurred by purchaser or third parties as a result of: accident, misuse, or abuse of this product or unauthorized modifications, repairs, or alterations to this product, or (excluding the U.S.) failure to...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Unpacking the Mounting Hardware....13 Projector Parts ........14 Base .

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    Using the Easy Interactive Pen Driver ....48 Calibrating the Projector ......49 Using the Pens .

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    Using the EasyMP Software ......101 Using Projector E-mail Alerts ..... . . 101 Using SNMP to Monitor the Projector.

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    Cleaning the Projection Window ....110 Cleaning the Projector Case ......110 Cleaning the Air Filter .

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    Notices ........149 Important Safety Instructions .

  • Page 9: Welcome

    USB storage device, or over your network. With the optional wireless LAN module, you can project over a wireless network. The BrightLink 450Wi includes these additional features: Wall bracket (setting plate) and built-in slide plate for easy and ■...

  • Page 10: Using Your Documentation

    CD). Built-in help system Provides assistance for common problems. Available from the button on the projector or the remote control. See ? Help page 122 for details. epson.com/support Download FAQs and e-mail your questions to Epson support.

  • Page 11: Registration And Warranty

    In addition, Epson offers free Extra Care unlikely event of an equipment failure, you won’t have to wait for your unit to be repaired. Instead, Epson will ship you a replacement unit anywhere in the United States or Canada. See the brochure included with your projector for details.

  • Page 12: Unpacking The Projector

    Unpacking the Projector After unpacking the projector, make sure you have all these parts: Security sticker *Extra pen and battery set are included in the U.S. and Canada only. Welcome BrightLink 450Wi CD Projector VGA computer cable Power cord Remote control...

  • Page 13: Unpacking The Mounting Hardware

    Bolts See the Installation Guide for instructions on mounting the projector on a wall. 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. See page 120 for transportation instructions.

  • Page 14: Projector Parts

    Projector Parts Security cable attachment Welcome Speaker Control panel Remote receiver Kensington security slot Filter cover switch filter Remote Projection control window receiver Interactive pen receiver Cable cover Air exhaust vent Lamp cover screw Lamp cover Air filter cover Focus...

  • Page 15: Base

    Base Wall mounting slide plate Connection Panel Video port S-Video port AC power inlet RS-232C port Monitor out port Security cable attachment Computer1 Audio out port input and Microphone Audio in audio jack jack ports (TypeA) port port Computer2 input and audio jack (TypeB) port Welcome...

  • Page 16: Projector Control Panel

    Projector Control Panel Source Search button (searches for connected video sources) Power light Power button Interactive Pens Welcome Keystone button (corrects screen shape) Menu button (displays projector menus) Wide button (increases image size Lamp and Keystone button Temperature (corrects screen...

  • Page 17: Remote Control

    Page Up/Down buttons ® (control PowerPoint slides; USB cable required) E-Zoom +/– buttons (zoom into image) Menu button (accesses projector menus) Source Search and Source buttons (select image source) Freeze button (stops image) User button (lets you assign function) Color Mode button...

  • Page 18: Projector Dimensions

    Projector Dimensions Use the dimensions below to guide you in placing or installing the projector. With slide plate 0.33 in. (8.3 mm) 0.22 in. (5.5 mm) 6.7 in. (170 mm) 14.5 in. (369 mm) 7.0 in. 11.5 in. (292 mm) (177 mm) 19.0 in.

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    Without slide plate 0.91 in. (23 mm) 6.1 in. (155 mm) 4.2 in. (107 mm) 6.7 in. (170 mm) 3.6 in. (92 mm) 6.2 in. (157 mm) 14.5 in. (369 mm) Mounting screw holes 6.3 in. (160 mm) 6.5 in. (166 mm) 19.0 in.

  • Page 20: Additional Components

    Depending on how you plan to use the projector, you may need additional components: ■ ■ ■ Optional Accessories To enhance your use of the projector, Epson offers the following optional accessories: Product Additional interactive pen Replacement lamp Replacement air filter set...

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    You can purchase 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...

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    Welcome...

  • Page 23: Connecting To Computers, Usb Devices, And Other Equipment

    Connecting to Computers, USB Devices, and Other Equipment his chapter tells you how to connect the projector to a notebook or desktop computer or to video equipment, such as a VCR, DVD player, or video camera. You can also connect the projector to a USB storage device or document camera.

  • Page 24: Connecting To A Computer

    Connecting to a Computer You can connect the projector to any computer that has a standard video output (monitor) port. This connection is recommended for use with the interactive pens. See the next section for instructions. You can also connect the projector to a computer using the projector’s...

  • Page 25: Connecting To The Usb Port

    A USB 2.0 connection (recommended) provides better picture quality and response than USB 1.1. The first time you connect a computer to the projector’s USB port, software from the projector is installed on your computer. 1. Follow the instructions beginning on page 40 to turn on the projector.

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    5. Connect the flat end of the cable to any available USB port on 6. In Windows, if the AutoPlay window appears, click note If the software does not 7. Follow the instructions on the screen to install the Epson USB install automatically, you can install it manually. See page 125 for instructions.

  • Page 27: Connecting The Usb Cable For The Interactive Pens Or Remote Mouse Control

    You can control your computer and click through slideshow-style presentations, such as PowerPoint, from up to 19.7 feet (6 meters) away (see page 64 for more information). 1. Connect the square end of the USB cable to the projector’s (square) USB port. TypeB...

  • Page 28: Connecting An External Monitor

    77. Connecting to Computers, USB Devices, and Other Equipment your notebook or desktop computer. A USB 2.0 port is recommended for the best performance. setting in the projector’s Extended menu to USB Type B (see page 78). Wireless Mouse...

  • Page 29: Connecting To Video Equipment

    Video Video port 2. If you want to play sound through the projector, see page 33 for instructions on connecting an audio cable. Connecting to Computers, USB Devices, and Other Equipment note...

  • Page 30: Connecting An S-video Source

    Epson; see page 20. 2. If you want to play sound through the projector, see page 33 for 3. When you’ve finished making connections, see page 40 for Connecting to Computers, USB Devices, and Other Equipment instructions on turning on the projector and page 43 for instructions on displaying and adjusting the image.

  • Page 31: Connecting A Component Video Source

    You can order the component-to-VGA cable (ELPKC19) from Epson (see page 20) or an electronics dealer. 1. Connect the component end of the cable (3 male RCA) to the color-coded Y/Cb/Cr (or Y/Pb/Pr) connectors on your player.

  • Page 32: Connecting An Rgb Video Source

    1. Connect the cable to the RGB video port on your player and the 2. You may need to change the 3. If you want to play sound through the projector, see page 33 for 4. When you’ve finished making connections, see page 40 for Connecting to Computers, USB Devices, and Other Equipment port on the projector.

  • Page 33: Playing Sound Through The Projector

    Playing Sound Through the Projector You can play sound through the projector’s speaker system or attach an external speaker system. You can also connect a microphone and output sound through the projector. You can use the Volume adjust the volume.

  • Page 34: Playing Sound From Video Equipment

    Audio1 or Audio2 jack. 2. Connect the red and white plugs on the other end to the Connecting to Computers, USB Devices, and Other Equipment jacks on the projector. R Audio Connect to audio-out ports for video equipment corresponding color-coded audio output jacks on your video source.

  • Page 35: Connecting A Microphone

    Connecting a Microphone You can connect a dynamic microphone to the projector’s port, using a 3.5 mm mini-jack cable as shown below. Use the option on the Settings menu to adjust the Mic Input Level volume. See page 76 for more information.

  • Page 36: Connecting External Speakers

    Connecting External Speakers You can output sound from the projector to external speakers with a built-in amplifier. 1. Locate the appropriate cable to connect your speakers. 2. Connect the stereo mini-jack end of the audio cable to the 3. Connect the other end of the cable to your speakers.

  • Page 37: Connecting A Document Camera Or Other Usb Device

    You can connect an interactive whiteboard, document camera, USB thumb (flash memory) drive, USB hard drive, or multimedia storage viewer, such as the Epson P-7000. You can use the projector’s Slideshow function to display JPEG images or a presentation. See page 66 for details.

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    6. When you’re finished, press Be sure to turn off your USB device (if necessary) before you remove the device or cable from the projector. Failure to do so may damage the device and/or the projector. Connecting to Computers, USB Devices, and Other Equipment If you are connected to another image source, press the button on the remote control to go to the Slideshow program.

  • Page 39: Displaying And Adjusting The Image

    Follow the guidelines in this chapter for: Turning the projector on and off ■ ■ Selecting the image source ■...

  • Page 40: Turning The Projector On And Off

    Turn on any connected computer or video equipment before starting the projector so it can automatically detect and display the image source. If you turn on the projector first, or have multiple pieces of connected equipment, you may have to select the image source manually (see page 43).

  • Page 41: Using The Direct Power On Function

    4. Highlight and press Enter 5. Press to exit. The setting will take effect the next time you Menu plug the projector into a power outlet or turn it on with a wall switch. Enter Enter and press Enter Displaying and Adjusting the Image...

  • Page 42: Shutting Down The Projector

    Ppower button as described below, unplug it, or turn off selected, environmental a power switch that supplies power to the projector. You don’t have to conditions, and usage. wait for the projector to cool down first.

  • Page 43: Selecting An Image Source

    If you don’t see the image you want, press the on the remote control or the projector until you see the image you want to project. Or, press one of the Source buttons on the remote...

  • Page 44: Focusing The Image

    Focusing the Image Focusing the projector is part of the installation process. If necessary, you can re-adjust the focus at any time using the focus lever next to the air filter on the side of the projector. 1. Slide the switch to open the air filter cover on the side of the 2.

  • Page 45: Selecting The Color Mode

    Selecting the Color Mode The Color Mode adjusts the brightness, contrast, and color for various common viewing environments. Use this setting to quickly obtain a good picture. Press the button on the remote control to select an Color Mode option. Press it until the option you want is projected in the upper right corner.

  • Page 46: Resizing Video Images

    ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ If you are using the interactive pens, you will have to recalibrate after changing the projector’s aspect setting. Displaying and Adjusting the Image button on the remote control. Press the Aspect options: Aspect Displays images using the full projection area and Normal: maintains the aspect ratio of the image.

  • Page 47: Using The Interactive Pens

    ■ ■ Calibrating the projector ■ Using the pens Using the Easy Interactive Tools for Windows ■ Periodically, it’s a good idea to check Epson’s support website in the U.S. or Canada for free updates to your Easy Interactive software.

  • Page 48: Using The Easy Interactive Pen Driver

    Using the Easy Interactive Pen Driver The Easy Interactive Driver software is included on the CD labeled “Epson Projector Software for Easy Interactive Function.” Note the following system requirements: ■ ■ 1. Connect the VGA computer cable and USB cable to the projector 2.

  • Page 49: Calibrating The Projector

    Advanced, which is recommended when you need higher ■ accuracy (49 calibration points) You may need to recalibrate if you change the projector’s aspect ratio using the remote control, or if you change the following settings in the projector’s menu system: ■...

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    Make sure you are not blocking the signal between the pen and the interactive receiver (next to the projection window on the projector) Don’t press the button on the pen while calibrating. If you make a mistake, press restart the calibration process.

  • Page 51: Using The Pens

    5. Continue until all of the circles are black. After you have finished calibration, you can use either pen as a mouse on the projection board or wall. With additional software, you can also use the pens to write or draw on the projected image. See the next section for more information.

  • Page 52: Using The Easy Interactive Tools For Windows

    Download Easy Interactive Tools > Programs Programs Epson Projector Tools You see the tools on your desktop. When you first open Easy Interactive Tools, you are in interactive mode, as indicated by the mouse icon in the upper left corner of the toolbar.

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    In interactive mode, you can use the pen to operate your computer, as described on page 51. To switch to annotation mode, select any of the drawing tools ■ described on page 54. Or, select the upper left corner. ■ To switch to whiteboard mode, select the icon in the upper right corner.

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    Drawing tools Icon Description Write or draw with a semi-transparent highlighter. You can select the color and pen width. Toggle between writing/drawing and erasing. You can select the color and pen width. In the erase mode, you can select a free-form, straight line, circle, or rectangle eraser.

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    Using Whiteboard Mode To switch to a white screen that you can use as an interactive whiteboard, select the whiteboard icon. You see the whiteboard tools, as shown below. Select the display additional tools. View list of saved pages Clear annotations Open background image or previously saved page Create new page...

  • Page 56: Saving Your Pages

    Whiteboard tools Saving Your Pages You can save both whiteboard pages and computer screen images with annotations. You can also decide where you want to save your pages and in what format. 1. Select the 2. Select Using the Interactive Pens Copy the contents of the previously displayed page and paste it on the current page.

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    You see the on-screen keyboard and a file saving window: 3. Select the folder where you want to save your pages. You can use the on-screen keyboard to enter a file name prefix and select either as the file type. Jpeg 4.

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    Using the Interactive Pens...

  • Page 59: Presenting With The Remote Control

    All of them can be accessed using the remote control, which lets you operate the projector from anywhere in the room—up to 19.7 feet (6 meters) away. This chapter covers: ■...

  • Page 60: Using The Remote Control

    Presenting With the Remote Control Point the remote control at the projector or at the screen. Stand within 19.7 feet (6 meters) of the projector. Aim the remote control within 30° to the side of, or 15° above or below, the remote control receivers on the projector.

  • Page 61: Stopping Action

    Stopping Action Press the button on the remote control to stop the action in Freeze your video or computer image. The image freezes but the sound continues. To restart the action, press the Freeze Freeze button Zooming In on Your Image You can zoom in on a portion of the image using the on the remote control.

  • Page 62: Controlling The Volume

    To temporarily shut off the sound and picture, press the button. A/V Mute You can also adjust the volume using the projector’s menu system. See page 75. Displaying Patterns You can display a test pattern or one of the following 4 patterns for use on a whiteboard or chalkboard: 1.

  • Page 63: Assigning A Pattern To The User Button

    You can transfer any image from your computer or video source to the projector and then use it as a pattern. If you assign it to the button as described above, you can display it any time you want by simply pressing the button on the remote control.

  • Page 64: Operating Your Computer With The Remote Control

    Presenting With the Remote Control . Saving the image may take a few moments. Do not use Enter your projector, remote control, or video source while the pattern is being saved. exit. TypeB setting on the Extended menu (see page 77).

  • Page 65: Highlighting Your Presentation

    Then you can control your computer as follows: ■ Use the remote control’s Page Up move through presentation slides. Use the arrow buttons to move the cursor on the screen. ■ ■ Press the button once to left-click, or twice to double-click. Enter Press the button to right-click.

  • Page 66: Customizing The Pointer Tool

    8. Copy that folder to a USB flash memory drive (thumb drive), or other USB device. Then connect the device to the projector and begin your If a .JPG file is highly presentation. compressed, your projector...

  • Page 67

    If you are not connected to another image source, the Slideshow program appears automatically. Files for images that have been scanned or modified will display an icon, rather than a thumbnail image. If necessary, press the arrow buttons on the remote control to highlight the device you want to present from, then press the button.

  • Page 68: Selecting Slideshow Display Options

    ■ ■ Selecting Slideshow Display Options 1. Highlight 2. Highlight the options you want to use, and press 3. When you are finished, highlight Presenting With the Remote Control If all the images in a folder do not fit on the Slideshow screen, highlight at the bottom of the screen and press Next page...

  • Page 69: Using The Projector Menus

    Using the Projector Menus 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 Customizing power and operation ■...

  • Page 70: Using The Menu System

    Follow these steps: 1. To display the menu screen, press the 2. Use the arrow buttons on the remote control or the projector to 3. Once you’ve selected the menu, use the arrow buttons to scroll 4.

  • Page 71: Restoring The Default Settings

    Restoring the Default Settings You can use the option on any menu to restore the Reset factory-default settings for the settings in that menu. To restore all the projector settings to their factory-default values, select the menu, highlight Reset to confirm.

  • Page 72

    2. Adjust the desired options as needed: note The available settings vary depending on the input source selected. setting Brightness changes the opacity of the projector’s LCD panels. You can also change the lamp’s brightness. Select Power in the Consumption Settings menu, then choose (the...

  • Page 73: Adjusting Signal Settings

    Adjusting Signal Settings Although the projector normally detects and optimizes the input signal automatically, you can use the Signal menu to make manual adjustments. In addition to changing the position of the projected image, you can correct tracking and sync for computer images, or change the aspect ratio.

  • Page 74

    Auto automatically reset the projector’s Tracking, Sync, and Position settings. See page 132 for details. Using the Projector Menus ■ Tracking Adjust this value to eliminate vertical stripes in computer images. ■ Sync Adjust this value if computer images appear blurry or flicker.

  • Page 75: Customizing Projector Features

    ■ Zoom Adjusts the image size from ■ Control Panel Lock Lets you disable all of the buttons on the projector, or all of the buttons except the Ppower button. See page 83 for more information. ■ Pointer Shape Lets you choose from three alternative pointer shapes. See page 65 for more information.

  • Page 76

    Test Pattern the projector without connecting it (for a 16:10 image). You can use the pattern to adjust the zoom, focus, and other settings. To cancel the test pattern, press the control.

  • Page 77: Customizing Power And Operation

    Customizing Power and Operation You can use the Extended menu to customize the way the projector displays images, enable Direct Power On, use closed captioning, turn sleep mode on or off, and customize other projector operations. ■ Display Lets you turn screen messages on or off.

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    Select Wireless Mouse buttons like a wireless mouse. See page 64 for restrictions and details. Language Select a language to use for the projector menus and messages. To change the language, press the Menu control, highlight and press Extended...

  • Page 79: Using The Projector Security Features

    See page 81. ■ Disable the projector’s buttons; this is useful, for example, in a classroom when you want to ensure that no one touches the projector’s buttons while you’re using the remote control. See page 83.

  • Page 80: Starting The Projector With A Password

    Using the Projector Menus : Prevents unauthorized use of the ■ Power On Protect projector. After the projector is plugged in and turned on, you must enter a password to use the projector. Select press , then press Enter screen.

  • Page 81: Creating Your Own Startup Screen

    Try entering the correct password again. If you have forgotten the password, contact Epson with the ■ request code number that appears in the Password screen for assistance.

  • Page 82: Capturing The Image

    Start by displaying the image you want to use from either a computer or video source, such as a DVD player or digital camera. Then follow these steps to capture the image and transfer it to the projector: note 1. Press the When you choose an image for the user’s logo, it erases...

  • Page 83: Disabling The Projector's Buttons

    When you enable the Control Panel Lock function, you can lock all of the projector’s buttons, or all of the buttons except the Ppower button. The remote control can still be used to operate the projector. 1. Press the button, highlight the...

  • Page 84: Using Security Locking

    5. Press the To disable the Control Panel Lock function, select Panel Lock menu. Or press and hold the projector’s control panel for seven seconds. A message is displayed and the lock is released. Using Security Locking The projector includes two security locking points to prevent its theft when installed or used in public locations: ■...

  • Page 85: Using The Projector On A Network

    You can use EasyMP Monitor (available for Windows only) to must connect the USB cable monitor and control your projector through the network. For from the projector to your information on installing and using EasyMP Monitor, see the EasyMP computer.

  • Page 86: Connecting To A Wired Network

    Connecting to a Wired Network With a shielded, Category-5 Ethernet cable, you can connect the projector to your network and configure it with an IP address. You can then project from multiple computers on your network without changing any cables.

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    IP Settings following: 9. Do one of the following: If your network assigns addresses automatically, turn on the ■ setting. DHCP Enter and press Enter Enter . You see a screen like the Enter Using the Projector on a Network...

  • Page 88

    11. To prevent the IP address from appearing on the standby screen, 12. When you’re done making these changes, press Press Using the Projector on a Network If your network does not assign addresses automatically, turn ■ and enter the projector’s...

  • Page 89: Installing The Optional Wireless Lan Module

    Installing the Optional Wireless LAN Module Make sure you have the optional Wireless LAN Module. Turn off the projector and disconnect the power cord before you install the module. 1. Open the air filter cover by sliding the switch and lifting the cover.

  • Page 90

    (V12H005M005), you can use Quick Wireless connection as described in the next section (Windows only). Or, you can configure your connection manually as described on page 91. Using the Projector on a Network that came with it. Insert screw here...

  • Page 91: Using Quick Wireless Connection

    You may need to restart your computer to reactivate your wireless interface. 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...

  • Page 92

    3. Choose 4. Make sure the projector has a unique name, so you can identify it 5. Use the arrow buttons on the remote control to select individual 6. If you want to create a password for using PJLink to control the...

  • Page 93: Configuring A Wireless Connection

    Ad Hoc mode (computer-to-computer mode) lets you connect ■ just one computer to the projector at a time; it’s easy to set up, and the only equipment you need is a computer with a wireless (802.11g, 802.11b, or 802.11a) network card or adapter, or a...

  • Page 94: Configuring The Projector

    Quick projector at a time. You can also select this setting when you’re using the optional Epson Quick Wireless Connection USB key. ■ Advanced mode lets multiple computers access the projector at the same time and easily trade off control of the projector.

  • Page 95

    Enter Note that the SSID is case-sensitive (if you enter the name in uppercase on the projector, you must type it the same way on the computer connecting to the projector). 8. Select and do one of the following:...

  • Page 96: Selecting Wireless Network Settings In Windows

    3. Click Now you’re ready to connect to the projector. See the EasyMP Network Projection Operation Guide for details. Selecting Wireless Network Settings in Mac OS Before connecting to the projector, select the correct wireless network on your computer.

  • Page 97: Using Wireless Security Options

    Using Wireless Security Options The projector includes WEP and WPA data encryption security options which you can enable for network projection. Make sure the settings you select match the ones used by your network; follow the directions from your network administrator.

  • Page 98

    If that doesn’t work, try Text2 and then Text3. 8. Check with your network administrator for directions on entering 9. For Authentication Type, select Using the Projector on a Network . Press to return to the previous menu. Enter...

  • Page 99: Enabling Wpa Security

    . Choose , then choose and press Enter and then press Enter and press Enter . You see the following Enter . Use the Enter Enter Using the Projector on a Network...

  • Page 100: Enabling Data Encryption From Easymp

    2. Click the 3. Select the 4. Click For more information, see the EasyMP Network Projection Operation Guide. Using the Projector on a Network press . To toggle symbol settings or capital letters, highlight Enter the option and press . When you’re done, highlight...

  • Page 101: Using The Easymp Software

    Connecting to a projector on a different subnet ■ Using Projector E-mail Alerts When this feature is enabled, the projector sends you an e-mail alert if it has any problems. 1. Press the button on the remote control, select the...

  • Page 102

    5. Enter the IP address for the SMTP server for the projector. note If a critical problem develops with a projector which causes it to suddenly stop working, it may not be possible for the projector to 6. Enter the SMTP server’s port number. The default value is 25.

  • Page 103: Using Snmp To Monitor The Projector

    Using SNMP to Monitor the Projector Network administrators can use SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) to monitor projectors. 1. Press the button on the remote control, select the Menu menu, then press Network 2. Choose Network Configuration 3. Choose , then press Others 4.

  • Page 104: Using A Browser To Control The Projector

    1. Make sure the projector is set up for your network, as described 2. Open your web browser and enter the IP address of the projector Using the Projector on a Network to allow the projector to be detected by AMX Device Discovery.

  • Page 105

    3. Press , or, if you set a Web control password in the Enter projector’s Network menu, enter your user name and password, then press . You see a screen like the following: Enter 4. Select one of the menu options listed on the screen, then change any of the settings as needed.

  • Page 106: Using Web Remote Control

    Using Web Remote Control When you access the projector through your browser, you can display a “virtual remote control” on your computer screen. This lets you change sources and perform many of the same functions as you can with the physical remote control.

  • Page 107

    The Page Up/Down buttons control PowerPoint slides (requires ■ USB cable. See page 64). The Volume buttons raise or lower the audio volume. ■ (Closed Captioning) button lets you display closed ■ captioning for content that provides it. Using the Projector on a Network...

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    Using the Projector on a Network...

  • Page 109: Maintaining The Projector

    Guide. Refer all other servicing to qualified service ■ personnel. ■ ■ our projector needs little maintenance. All you have to do on a Cleaning the projection window Cleaning the projector case Cleaning the air filter Replacing the air filter Replacing the lamp...

  • Page 110: Cleaning The Projection Window

    These can damage the case. To remove dirt or smears on the window, use a commercially available cloth for cleaning glasses. Cleaning the Projector Case Before cleaning, turn off the projector and unplug the power cord. ■ ■ Maintaining the Projector To remove dirt or dust, wipe the case with a soft, dry, lint-free cloth.

  • Page 111: Cleaning The Air Filter

    Cleaning the Air Filter Your projector includes an air filter to ensure the best performance and help protect your equipment investment. If dust collects on the air filter, clean it as described here. Dust clogs prevent proper ventilation and can cause overheating, which can damage the projector.

  • Page 112

    Contact your dealer or call Epson at 800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766) to obtain a new air filter. Request part number V13H134A27. 1. Turn off the projector and unplug the power cord. 2. Slide the switch, then open the air filter cover on the side of the note 3.

  • Page 113: Replacing The Lamp

    You may also need to replace the lamp if the red. See page 123. Contact your dealer or call Epson at 800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766). Request part number V13H010L57. Power (default), and 3500...

  • Page 114

    1. Turn off the projector and unplug the power cord. Let the lamp cool fully before replacing it. 2. Let the projector cool for at least an hour (if it has been on). The In the unlikely event that the lamp has broken, small 3.

  • Page 115

    6. Gently insert the new lamp along the guide rail, then push it in place. note The lamp(s) in this product contain mercury. Please consult your state and local regulations regarding disposal or recycling. Do not put in the trash. Maintaining the Projector...

  • Page 116

    8. Replace the lamp cover, then tighten its screw. note Tighten the lamp cover securely so you do not receive a lamp cover error when you turn the projector back on. 9. Reset the lamp timer as described in the next section. Maintaining the Projector into place.

  • Page 117: Resetting The Lamp Timer

    After you replace the lamp, you need to reset the lamp timer using the projector’s menu system. 1. Press the button on the remote control or on the Menu projector’s control panel. You see the main menu. 2. Select the menu and press Reset 3. Select Reset Lamp Hours 4.

  • Page 118: Replacing The Pen Batteries

    To avoid injury, do not place regular alkaline batteries in a battery charger. Maintaining the Projector in the Settings menu is Normal . Make sure you have a spare lamp handy if Battery indicator light...

  • Page 119: Replacing The Remote Control Batteries

    Replace the batteries in the remote as described below: 1. Turn the remote control over. 2. Press in on the catch on the battery cover as you lift the cover off. 3. Install two AA alkaline batteries, inserting the shown. ends as – Maintaining the Projector...

  • Page 120: Transporting The Projector

    If you do not have the original packaging, use equivalent materials, placing plenty of cushioning around the projector. When transporting the projector a long distance, first place it in a hard-shell shipping case, then pack it in a firm box with cushioning around the case.

  • Page 121: Solving Problems

    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 ■...

  • Page 122: Using On-screen Help

    1. Press the 2. Use the arrow buttons on the remote control or the projector to 3. Press the 4. To exit the help system, press the If none of the suggestions solve your problem, see additional solutions to problems in the following sections.

  • Page 123: Checking Projector Status

    The projector is warming up. Wait for the image to appear. Green The projector is operating normally. Orange The projector is in sleep or standby mode. You can unplug it or press the power button to turn it on. Flashing orange Preparing for network monitoring or cooling down.

  • Page 124

    High Altitude Mode in the Operation menu (see page 78). If the projector continues to overheat after you clean the air filter, stop using the projector, disconnect the power cord, and contact Epson for help as described on page 140.

  • Page 125: Solving Projector Operation Problems

    The power cord may be defective. Disconnect the cord from the ■ outlet and contact Epson as described on page 140. If you’re using the Direct Power On function and you ■ immediately plug the power cord back in after unplugging it, the power may not turn back on.

  • Page 126: Solving Problems With The Image Or Sound

    A/V Mute picture has not been turned off temporarily. The projector may be in standby or sleep mode. If the Ppower light is orange, press the Ppower button to turn the projector on. If the power was switched off and then on again, the projector may be cooling down.

  • Page 127

    If you’ve connected a computer and one or more video sources, ■ you may need to press the Source Search correct source. Allow a few seconds for the projector to sync up after pressing the button. Make sure the power for your connected equipment is turned on. ■...

  • Page 128

    It may have an icon such as . You may have to hold down the CRT/LCD it. Allow a few seconds for the projector to sync up after changing the setting. Check your notebook’s manual or online help for details.

  • Page 129

    If you’re using Mac OS X: You may need to set up your system to display on the projector screen as well as the LCD screen. Make sure your projector is connected and follow these steps: 1.

  • Page 130

    Arrange selected. Press the button on the remote control or the Auto on the projector. Make sure the image setting is correct in the Signal Position menu. See page 74 for more information. Press the...

  • Page 131

    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.

  • Page 132

    Press the button on the remote control or the projector to reset the projector’s Tracking, Sync, and Position settings. If further adjustment is needed, you can fine-tune the...

  • Page 133

    Power Consumption ■ Check your computer display settings to correct the color balance. ■ The projector’s lamp may need to be replaced. See page 113 for instructions. ■ Make sure the correct input signal is selected in the Signal menu (see page 74).

  • Page 134: Solving Problems With The Interactive Pens

    If an antivirus program is running, try disabling it and restarting the Easy Interactive Driver. pen icon on your taskbar (Windows) or in Make sure you install the driver from the CD labeled “Epson Projector Software for Easy Interactive Function.” In Windows, select All Programs >...

  • Page 135

    ■ Make sure the USB cable is securely connected to the projector and computer. Try disconnecting and reconnecting the cable to your computer.

  • Page 136: Solving Password Problems

    If you have entered an incorrect password too many times and see a message displaying a request code, write down the code and contact Epson as described on page 140. Make sure the network cable is connected, as described on page 86.

  • Page 137

    Windows, verify that you’ve enabled your computer’s connection to the access point or that your wireless card or adapter is enabled and connected to the same SSID as the projector. On a Mac, click the AirPort icon at the top of your Mac desktop to make sure AirPort is turned on and the right network is selected.

  • Page 138

    Configure and Show All Settings tab. If you set up your projector to connect in DHCP mode, turn Distribute IP Addresses If you’re using AirPort and DHCP is turned off on your projector’s Access Point mode advanced settings screen, make sure is off.

  • Page 139: Solving Problems With The Remote Control

    The projector doesn’t respond to remote control commands. Point the remote control towards the projector’s receiver. Make ■ sure you are within 19.7 feet (6 meters) of the projector and within a 30° horizontal angle and a 15° vertical angle from the projector’s front or back receiver.

  • Page 140: Where To Get Help

    Where To Get Help Epson provides these technical support services: Internet Support Visit Epson’s support website in the US or Canada for solutions to common problems. You can download utilities and documentation, get FAQs and troubleshooting advice, or e-mail Epson with your questions.

  • Page 141: Software Technical Support

    If your projector included RM Easiteach and you need help, call (866) 728-6758 or visit the following support websites: www.rmeducation.com/support/et. www.rmeducation.com/easiteach For all other software issues, please contact Epson as described on page 140. Purchase Supplies and Accessories You can purchase screens and other accessories from an Epson authorized reseller.

  • Page 142

    Solving Problems...

  • Page 143: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications General Type of display Poly-silicon TFT active matrix Resolution (native format) 1280 × 800 pixels (WXGA) Color reproduction 16.8 million colors Light output (brightness) Normal mode: ECO mode: Contrast ratio 2000:1 (Dynamic color mode, Normal Power Consumption, with setting turned on in the Image menu;...

  • Page 144: Projection Lamp

    Part number Brightness decreases over time. Remote Control Turn off this product when Range not in use to prolong the life of the projector. Batteries (2) Dimensions Height Width Depth Weight Electrical Rated frequency Power supply...

  • Page 145: Safety And Approvals

    To project images output from a computer, the computer’s video card must be set at a refresh rate (vertical frequency) that’s compatible with the projector. Some images are automatically resized using Epson’s ™ SizeWize technology to display in the projector’s native format. The frequencies of some computers may not allow images to display correctly;...

  • Page 146

    Computer, component video, composite video, and S-Video Mode VGA—60 VESA—72 VESA—75 VESA—85 SVGA—56 SVGA—60 SVGA—72 SVGA—75 SVGA—85 XGA—60 XGA—70 XGA—75 XGA—85 SXGA1—70 SXGA1—75 SXGA1—85 WXGA—60 WXGA—75 WXGA—85 SXGA2—60 SXGA2—75 SXGA2—85 SXGA3—60 SXGA3—75 SXGA3—85 WXGA1—60 WXGA2—60 WXGA+—60 WXGA+—75 WXGA+—85 SXGA+60 SXGA+75 UXGA—60 WSXGA+—60* Technical Specifications...

  • Page 147

    Computer, component video, composite video, and S-Video Refresh Mode rate (Hz) MAC13 MAC16 MAC19 MAC19-60 MAC21 NTSC NTSC 4:43 N-PAL M-PAL PAL—60 SECAM SDTV (480i) SDTV (576i) SDTV (480p) SDTV (576p) HDTV (720p) 60/50 HDTV (1080i) 60/50 * Available only when you select Wide as the Resolution setting Resolution 640 ×...

  • Page 148

    Technical Specifications...

  • Page 149: Notices

    Important Safety Instructions Follow these safety instructions when setting up and using the projector: ■ Do not look into the lens when the projector is on. The bright light can damage your eyes. ■ Do not operate the projector on its side, or while tilted to one side.

  • Page 150

    Do not block the slots and openings in the projector case. They provide ventilation and prevent the projector from overheating. Do not operate the projector on a sofa, rug, or other soft surface, or set it on top of loose papers, which could block vents underneath your projector. If you are setting up the projector near a wall, leave at least 7.9 inches (20 cm) of...

  • Page 151

    ■ If you use the projector in a country other than where you purchased it, use the correct power cord for that country. ■ Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords, or power strips. Do not insert the plug into a dusty outlet. This can cause fire or electric shock.

  • Page 152: Fcc Compliance Statement

    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.

  • Page 153: Software Notices

    Software Notices GNU GPL This projector product includes the open source software programs which apply the GNU General Public License Version 2 or later version ("GPL Programs"). We provide the source code of the GPL Programs until five (5) years after the discontinuation of same model of this projector product.

  • Page 154

    When we speak of free software, we are referring to freedom, not price. Our General Public Licenses are designed to make sure that you have the freedom to distribute copies of free software (and charge for this service if you wish), that you receive source code or can get it if you want it, that you can change the software or use pieces of it in new free programs;...

  • Page 155

    You may copy and distribute verbatim copies of the Program's source code as you receive it, in any medium, provided that you conspicuously and appropriately publish on each copy an appropriate copyright notice and disclaimer of warranty; keep intact all the notices that refer to this License and to the absence of any warranty;...

  • Page 156

    Accompany it with the complete corresponding machine-readable source code, which must be distributed under the terms of Sections 1 and 2 above on a medium customarily used for software interchange; or, Accompany it with a written offer, valid for at least three years, to give any third party, for a charge no more than your cost of physically performing source distribution, a complete machine-readable copy of the corresponding source code, to be distributed under the terms of Sections 1...

  • Page 157

    If, as a consequence of a court judgment or allegation of patent infringement or for any other reason (not limited to patent issues), conditions are imposed on you (whether by court order, agreement or otherwise) that contradict the conditions of this License, they do not excuse you from the conditions of this License.

  • Page 158

    10. If you wish to incorporate parts of the Program into other free programs whose distribution conditions are different, write to the author to ask for permission. For software which is copyrighted by the Free Software Foundation, write to the Free Software Foundation;...

  • Page 159

    GNU Lesser General Public License instead of this License. GNU LGPL This projector product includes the open source software programs which apply the GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2 or later version ("LGPL Programs").

  • Page 160

    These LGPL Programs are WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. The list of LGPL Programs is as follows and the names of author are described in the source code of the LGPL Programs.

  • Page 161

    For example, if you distribute copies of the library, whether gratis or for a fee, you must give the recipients all the rights that we gave you. You must make sure that they, too, receive or can get the source code. If you link other code with the library, you must provide complete object files to the recipients, so that they can relink them with the library after making changes to the library and recompiling it.

  • Page 162

    In other cases, permission to use a particular library in non-free programs enables a greater number of people to use a large body of free software. For example, permission to use the GNU C Library in non-free programs enables many more people to use the whole GNU operating system, as well as its variant, the GNU/Linux operating system.

  • Page 163

    You may copy and distribute verbatim copies of the Library's complete source code as you receive it, in any medium, provided that you conspicuously and appropriately publish on each copy an appropriate copyright notice and disclaimer of warranty; keep intact all the notices that refer to this License and to the absence of any warranty;...

  • Page 164

    You may opt to apply the terms of the ordinary GNU General Public License instead of this License to a given copy of the Library. To do this, you must alter all the notices that refer to this License, so that they refer to the ordinary GNU General Public License, version 2, instead of to this License.

  • Page 165

    As an exception to the Sections above, you may also combine or link a "work that uses the Library" with the Library to produce a work containing portions of the Library, and distribute that work under terms of your choice, provided that the terms permit modification of the work for the customer's own use and reverse engineering for debugging such modifications.

  • Page 166

    It may happen that this requirement contradicts the license restrictions of other proprietary libraries that do not normally accompany the operating system. Such a contradiction means you cannot use both them and the Library together in an executable that you distribute. You may place library facilities that are a work based on the Library side-by-side in a single library together with other library facilities not covered by this License, and distribute such a combined library, provided that the separate distribution of...

  • Page 167

    If any portion of this section is held invalid or unenforceable under any particular circumstance, the balance of the section is intended to apply, and the section as a whole is intended to apply in other circumstances. It is not the purpose of this section to induce you to infringe any patents or other property right claims or to contest validity of any such claims;...

  • Page 168

    NO WARRANTY BECAUSE THE LIBRARY IS LICENSED FREE OF CHARGE, THERE IS NO WARRANTY FOR THE LIBRARY, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE STATED IN WRITING THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND/OR OTHER PARTIES PROVIDE THE LIBRARY "AS IS"...

  • Page 169

    That's all there is to it! BSD License (Berkeley Software Distribution License) This projector product includes the open source software program "University of California, Berkeley License (Berkeley Software Distribution License)" which applies the terms and conditions provided by owner of the copyright to the "BSD License".

  • Page 170

    THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. libjpeg This projector product includes the open source software program "libjpeg" which applies the terms and conditions provided by owner of the copyright to the "libjpeg". The "libjpeg" are WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

  • Page 171

    This software is copyright (C) 1991-1998, Thomas G. Lane. All Rights Reserved except as specified below. Permission is hereby granted to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software (or portions thereof) for any purpose, without fee, subject to these conditions: If any part of the source code for this software is distributed, then this README file must be included, with this copyright and no-warranty notice unaltered;...

  • Page 172

    Incorporated. GIF(sm) is a Service Mark property of CompuServe Incorporated." libpng This projector product includes the open source software program "libpng" which applies the terms and conditions provided by owner of the copyright to the "libpng". The "libpng" are WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

  • Page 173

    There is no warranty against interference with your enjoyment of the library or against infringement. There is no warranty that our efforts or the library will fulfill any of your particular purposes or needs. This library is provided with all faults, and the entire risk of satisfactory quality, performance, accuracy, and effort is with the user.

  • Page 174

    September 12, 2004 zlib This projector product includes the open source software program "zlib" which applies the terms and conditions provided by owner of the copyright to the "zlib". The "zlib" are WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

  • Page 175

    If you redistribute modified sources, we would appreciate that you include in the file ChangeLog history information documenting your changes. libmd5-rfc This projector product includes the open source software program "libmd5-rfc" which applies the terms and conditions provided by owner of the copyright to the "libmd5-rfc".

  • Page 176

    1999-05-03 lpd Original version. ncurses This projector product includes the open source software program "ncurses" which applies the terms and conditions provided by owner of the copyright to the "ncurses". The "ncurses" are WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

  • Page 177

    General Notes mDNSResponder This projector product includes the open source software program "mDNSResponder" which applies the following license terms "Apache License Version 2.0, January 2004". List of "mDNSResponder" mDNSResponder-107.6 (only mDNSResponderPosix is used) License terms “Apache License Version 2.0, January 2004" are as follows.

  • Page 178

    "Contribution" shall mean any work of authorship, including the original version of the Work and any modifications or additions to that Work or Derivative Works thereof, that is intentionally submitted to Licensor for inclusion in the Work by the copyright owner or by an individual or Legal Entity authorized to submit on behalf of the copyright owner.

  • Page 179

    If the Work includes a "NOTICE" text file as part of its distribution, then any Derivative Works that You distribute must include a readable copy of the attribution notices contained within such NOTICE file, excluding those notices that do not pertain to any part of the Derivative Works, in at least one of the following places: within a NOTICE text file distributed as part of the Derivative Works;...

  • Page 180

    Accepting Warranty or Additional Liability. While redistributing the Work or Derivative Works thereof, You may choose to offer, and charge a fee for, acceptance of support, warranty, indemnity, or other liability obligations and/or rights consistent with this License. However, in accepting such obligations, You may act only on Your own behalf and on Your sole responsibility, not on behalf of any other Contributor, and only if You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold each Contributor harmless for any liability incurred by, or claims asserted...

  • Page 181: Index

    VGA, 24, 32 Calibrating, 49 to 51 Capturing image, 82 Chalkboard, projecting on, 45 Cleaning air filter, 111 projection window, 110 projector case, 110 Closed captioning, 77 Color correcting, 45, 72 problems, 132 to 133 saturation, 72 settings, 72 Color Mode, 45, 72...

  • Page 182

    Fn key, notebook, 128 Focusing image, 44 Freeze button, 61 Full aspect setting, 46 Help system, using, 122 Help, Epson, 10, 140 to 141 High Altitude mode, 78, 124, 145 iBook, connecting to, 24 Image adjusting, 43 to 46, 71 to 72...

  • Page 183

    Page Up (+)/Page Down (-) buttons, 64 Page Up/Down setting, 64 Password Protect sticker, 12 protection, 79 to 81 remote access, 93 request code, 81 Pattern capturing and saving in projector, 63 to 64 displaying, 62 to 63 selecting, 76 Index...

  • Page 184

    122 Progressive format, 74 Projection lamp, see Lamp Projection setting, 77 Projection window, cleaning, 110 Index Projector cleaning, 110 dimensions, 18 disabling buttons, 83 to 84 distance from screen, 143 lamp specifications, 144 monitoring remotely, 101 to 105...

  • Page 185

    Resolution, 46, 128, 143 Resolution setting, 73 Safety instructions, 149 to 151 specifications, 145 Saturation setting, 72 Screen distance from projector, 143 ordering, 21 startup screen, creating, 81 to 82 Screen image, see Image Security cables, 84 Control Panel Lock, 83 to 84...

  • Page 186

    130 image and sound problems, 126 to 134 network problems, 136 to 138 no signal, 127 to 128 projector problems, 121 to 141 remote control problems, 139 wireless projection problems, 136 to 138 Turning off picture (using A/V Mute), 60...

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