Epson ELPDC02 User Manual
Epson ELPDC02 User Manual

Epson ELPDC02 User Manual

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  • Page 1 EPSON ® ELPDC02 High Resolution Document Imager User’ s Guide...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION. The information contained herein is designed only for use with this EPSON product. EPSON is not responsible for any use of this information as applied to other products.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Positioning the Document Camera....10 Connecting to a Projector or Monitor ....11 Connecting the RGB Video Cable .
  • Page 4 Adjusting the Image ....... 20 Using the Camera Head as a Conventional Turning Off and Storing the Document Camera .
  • Page 5 Notices ........39 Important Safety Instructions .
  • Page 7: Welcome

    Welcome ® he EPSON ELPDC02 High Resolution Document Imager is a high resolution document camera that can be connected to all types of projectors and display devices. From boardrooms to auditoriums, you can show fine detail in a large variety of presentation materials.
  • Page 8: Getting The Most From Your Document Camera

    You can connect up to two other video output sources, such as a laptop and desktop computer. This is especially useful if your projector has only one video input port. See page 14 for more information. Using the remote control...
  • Page 9: Getting More Information

    EPSON PrivateLine get help fast. Call (800) 637-7661 and enter the PIN on the card included with your document camera. Or take advantage of EPSON’s electronic support services 24 hours a day. See page 32 for more information.
  • Page 10 Welcome...
  • Page 11: Setting Up The Document Camera

    You’ll find instructions for the following in this chapter: Unpacking the document camera Installing batteries in the remote control Unfolding the document camera Positioning the document camera Connecting to a projector or monitor Adjusting the camera head switches Connecting to a computer Setting Up the Document Camera...
  • Page 12: Unpacking The Document Camera

    Unpacking the Document Camera After unpacking the document camera, make sure you have all the items shown below: batteries power cord remote control document camera RGB video cable RCA cable S-Video cable Save all packaging in case you need to ship the document camera. Always use the original packaging (or the equivalent) when you need to send the document camera to another location.
  • Page 13: Installing Batteries In The Remote Control

    Installing Batteries in the Remote Control Before using the remote control, you need to install its batteries as described below. 1. Press down on the ridged area and remove the battery compartment cover. 2. Insert two AAA batteries as shown. 3.
  • Page 14: Unfolding The Document Camera

    Unfolding the Document Camera Follow the steps below to unfold the document camera. 1. Unfold the first lighting unit arm (1) and then the second (2) as shown until they stop. Setting Up the Document Camera...
  • Page 15 2. Press the camera arm lock release button (3) and raise the camera arm (4) until the button returns to its original position and you hear a click. Make sure the camera arm is securely locked. camera head lighting unit 3.
  • Page 16: Positioning The Document Camera

    Positioning the Document Camera Before connecting the document camera, you need to decide where to caution place it. Wherever you place it, be sure to follow these guidelines: Don’t hold or lift the document camera by the camera head or lighting unit arms, or you may damage them.
  • Page 17: Connecting To A Projector Or Monitor

    You can connect the document camera to any projector or monitor that has a standard RGB video, composite video, or S-Video input port. EPSON projectors support all three connections. Most computer monitors support only RGB video, while many television monitors support S-Video and composite video.
  • Page 18: Connecting The S-Video Cable

    Connecting the S-Video Cable Before you start, make sure your document camera and projector or monitor are turned off. 1. Connect one end of the S-Video cable to the document camera’s 2. Connect the other end of the S-Video cable to the S-Video input...
  • Page 19: Adjusting The Camera Head Switches

    The gamma selection switch adjusts the output color to match the device connected to the RGB OUT connected to a projector or The frequency selection switch is factory set to 60 Hz. In an area where power frequency is 50 Hz, set the switch to flickering.
  • Page 20: Connecting To A Computer

    RGB input ports as described below, and connect the document camera to the projector’s input port as shown on page 11. This way, you can use the camera’s control panel or remote control to switch easily between picture sources.
  • Page 21: Using The Document Camera

    Using the Document Camera nce you have set up the document camera, you’re ready to turn it on, adjust the image, and give your presentation. This chapter covers the following: Turning on the document camera and other equipment Switching between picture sources Adjusting the lighting Adjusting the image position and size Using the camera head as a conventional video camera...
  • Page 22: Turning On Your Equipment

    Make sure your document camera and other equipment are set up and connected correctly, as described in Chapter 1. Always turn on your projector or monitor first. Then turn on your document camera, as described below, followed by any other equipment you’ve connected to it.
  • Page 23 4. Turn on the document camera. After a few moments, the Main control panel and the upper lamps turn on. Upper indicator light 5. Place your presentation material on the stage. You should see an image on screen. Once you see your image, turn to page 19 for instructions on making adjustments.
  • Page 24: What To Do If You See A Blank Screen

    RGB1 RGB2 Using the Document Camera Make sure the cables are connected correctly, as described on page 11 for a projector or monitor or page 14 for a computer. Make sure everything is turned on. Make sure the Main Upper the upper lamps are on.
  • Page 25: Adjusting The Lighting

    Adjusting the Lighting If you are presenting printed material or 3-D objects, the two upper lamps will provide ample light. If the ambient lighting in the room is sufficient, however, you may obtain a better image with the upper lamps off. Press the button on the control panel or remote Upper control to turn off the lamps.
  • Page 26: Adjusting The Image

    Adjusting the Image Once you see your image, you may need to make certain adjustments: Zooming and Focusing Your Image Use the the image, and use the camera will automatically focus the image. note If you change items on the stage, press the The auto focus function focus the image.
  • Page 27: Adjusting The Image Position And Size

    Adjusting the Image Position and Size If you are displaying a computer image using the output Video S-Video port, you can adjust its position and size. To adjust the image position, use the Position arrow buttons on the remote control. To adjust the image size, press and hold the Main...
  • Page 28: Adjusting The Brightness

    Adjusting the Brightness The document camera is initially set to auto iris. When using the camera, you can manually adjust the iris to control the amount of light that reaches the lens. If the screen looks dark, press the button to open the iris so that more light reaches the lens.
  • Page 29: Turning Off And Storing The Document Camera

    Turning Off and Storing the Document Camera When you’ve finished using the document camera, follow these steps to turn off and store it. If you’re using a monitor or projector, shut it down last. 1. Turn off the document camera.
  • Page 30 5. Hold the camera arm and press the camera arm release button (1). caution Be careful not to let the camera arm drop, or you may damage it. 6. Fold down the first lighting unit arm (3) and then the second (4). Using the Document Camera Then fold down the camera arm (2).
  • Page 31: Maintaining And Transporting The Document Camera

    Maintaining and Transporting the Document Camera on a regular basis is keep the lenses and stage clean. Any dirt or smears warning Before you clean any part of on the lenses or stage may show up on your presented image. the document camera, turn it You should not replace the lamps or any other parts.
  • Page 32: Cleaning The Lenses

    Cleaning the Lenses Clean the lenses whenever you notice dirt or dust on the surface. Maintaining and Transporting the Document Camera Use a canister of compressed air to remove dust. To remove dirt or smears on the lenses, use lens-cleaning paper. If necessary, moisten a soft cloth with lens cleaner and gently wipe the lens surface.
  • Page 33: Cleaning The Document Camera Case

    Cleaning the Document Camera Case Before you clean the case, first turn off the document camera and unplug the power cord. To remove dirt or dust, wipe the case with a soft, dry, lint-free cloth. To remove stubborn dirt or stains, moisten a soft cloth with water and a neutral detergent.
  • Page 34: Transporting The Document Camera

    Transporting the Document Camera The document camera contains many glass and precision parts. If you note need to transport it, follow these packing guidelines to prevent EPSON shall not be liable damage to the document camera: for any damages incurred during transportation.
  • Page 35: Solving Problems

    Solving Problems his chapter helps you solve problems with your document camera, and tells you how to contact technical support for problems you can’t solve yourself. This chapter explains the following: Solving problems with the image Solving problems with the remote control Contacting technical support Solving Problems...
  • Page 36: Solving Problems With The Image

    Solving Problems Check that all cables are properly connected (see Chapter 1) and everything is turned on. Make sure the projector or computer is not in sleep mode. Check the projector documentation, or try pressing a key on the computer keyboard.
  • Page 37: Switching Between Ntsc And Pal

    The presentation material may be too far from the lens. Flip down the close-up lens. Make sure there is no condensation on the lenses. You may need to wait before using the document camera after moving it from a cold environment to a warm environment. Switching Between NTSC and PAL For video output, the document camera is set at the factory to NTSC mode.
  • Page 38: Solving Problems With The Remote Control

    24 hours a day, as listed in the following table. Electronic support services Service Access World Wide Web From the internet, you can reach EPSON’s product support at After selecting your product, you can access troubleshooting information, download product documentation, and receive technical advice through e-mail. Presenters Online Access tips, templates, and training for developing successful presentations at
  • Page 39: Telephone Support Services

    Telephone Support Services To use the EPSON PrivateLine Support service, call (800) 637-7661 and enter the PIN on the EPSON PrivateLine Support card included with your document camera. This is the fastest way of speaking to a live representative, and it’s free. This service is available 6 Pacific Time, Monday through Friday, for the duration of your warranty period.
  • Page 40 Solving Problems...
  • Page 41: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications General Resolution Lens Frame speed Shooting area Limit of focus adjustment Zoom Focus Iris White balance Gamma selection Frequency selection Video output Lighting Upper lamps Base lamps 1/3 inch (848,676 progressive square pixels) 1024 × 768 pixels F=2.8, f=5.8 to 58 mm 15 frames per second 13.8 ×...
  • Page 42: Remote Control

    Remote Control Range Batteries Dimensions Weight Folded (h × w × d) Unfolded (h × w × d) Electrical Rated frequency Power supply Power consumption Environmental Temperature Humidity Technical Specifications 23 feet (7 m) Alkaline AAA (2) 22.1 lb (10 kg) 6.6 ×...
  • Page 43: Safety

    Safety United States FCC 47CFR Part 15B UL1492 Canada ICES-003 CSA C22.2 No.1-94 (cUL) CE Marking Directive 89/336/EEC EN 55022, EN 55024 Directive 73/23/EEC EN 60950 Compatible Video Formats The document camera supports NTSC and PAL video standards, as well as the monitor display formats listed below. Mode Refresh Rate (Hz) VGA1...
  • Page 44 Mode SXGA1 SXGA2 SXGA3 SXGA—60 SXGA—75 SXGA—85 UXGA—60 UXGA—65 UXGA—70 UXGA—75 UXGA—85 MAC 13 MAC 16 MAC 19 MAC 21 PC98 Technical Specifications Refresh Rate (Hz) Resolution × 1152 × 1280 × 85.002 1280 × 60.02 1280 1024 × 75.025 1280 1024 ×...
  • Page 45: Notices

    Notices his chapter includes safety instructions and other important information about your EPSON document camera. Important Safety Instructions Follow these safety instructions when setting up and using the document camera: Read Instructions – All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the appliance is operated.
  • Page 46 Notices Ventilation – Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of the product and to protect it from overheating, and these openings must not be blocked or covered. The openings should never be blocked by placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface.
  • Page 47 A product and cart combination should be moved with care. Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces may cause the product and cart combination to overturn. Object and Liquid Entry – Never push objects of any kind into this product through openings as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short-out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock.
  • Page 48: Remote Control Information

    Remote Control Information You can operate the document camera by remote control via a line-of-sight infrared (IR) receiver at the front and rear of the document camera. The document camera may not respond to remote control commands under the following conditions: These conditions commonly cause problems for most infrared-controlled equipment.
  • Page 49: Declaration Of Conformity

    Declaration of Conformity According to 47CFR, Part 2 and 15 Class B Personal Computers and Peripherals; and/or CPU Boards and Power Supplies used with Class B Personal Computers EPSON AMERICA, INC. Located at: 3840 Kilroy Airport Way MS: 6-43 Long Beach, CA 90806-2469...
  • Page 50: 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 51: Warranty

    EPSON Dealer or EPSON Customer Care Center. Epson will, at its option, repair or replace on an exchange basis the defective unit, without charge for parts or labor. When warranty service involves the exchange of the product or of a part, the item replaced becomes EPSON property.
  • Page 52 To locate an Authorized EPSON Servicer nearest you, call the EPSON Connection at (562) 276-4394 in the U.S. and (905) 709-3839 in Canada or write to: Epson America, Inc., P. O. Box 93012, MS: 6-33, Long Beach, CA 90809-3012. Notices...
  • Page 53: Index

    23 turning on, 16 to 17 unfolding, 8 to 9 Electrical specifications, 36 Environmental specifications, 36 EPSON technical support, 3, 32 to 33 Far button, 20 FCC compliance statement, 44 Focusing image, 20 Folding document camera, 23 to 24...
  • Page 54 17 Printouts, presenting, 19 PrivateLine Support, 3, 33 Problems blank screen, 18 image, 30 to 31 remote control, 32, 42 Projector, connecting, 11 to 12 Registration, 3 Remote control batteries, 7 specifications, 36 storing, 28 transporting, 28 troubleshooting, 32, 42...
  • Page 55 Specifications dimensions, 36 electrical, 36 environmental, 36 general, 35 lamp, 35 lens, 35 remote control, 36 safety, 37 video formats, 37 to 38 Support, see Technical support Technical support, 3, 32 to 33 Tele button, 20 Temperature requirements, 36 Transparencies, presenting, 19 Transporting, 28 Troubleshooting image problems, 18, 30 to 31...

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