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Epson PowerLite 745c Manual

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Projector Parts

Card slot
Focus ring
Exhaust air vent
Foot adjust lever
Lens cap
Audio port
Video port
S-Video port
USB port
(Type B)
Rear adjustable
Power inlet


Type of display
Poly-silicon TFT active matrix
(native format)
24-bit, 16.8 million colors
2500 lumens (High Brightness mode)
2000 lumens (Low Brightness mode)
Contrast ratio
Image size
30 to 300 inches (0.8 to 7.6 meters)
3.2 to 39.7 feet (1.0 to 12.1 meters)
Zoom ring
Control panel
Security lock
I/R receiver
Video port
USB port
(Type A)
768 pixels (XGA)
Epson PowerLite 745c Projector
Front, rear, upside-down (ceiling mount)
1 W monaural
sound system
Optical aspect
4:3 (horizontal:vertical)
Zoom ratio
Noise level
36 dB (Low Brightness mode)
Supports USB (type B)
Projection Lamp
UHE (Ultra High Efficiency)
170 W
Lamp life
High Brightness mode: about 2000 hours
Low Brightness Mode: about 3000 hours
Part number
Remote Control
20 feet (6 meters)
Batteries (2)
Alkaline AAA
2.7 inches (70 mm), feet retracted
10.9 inches (276 mm)
7.6 inches (193 mm)
3.9 lb (1.8 kg)
Rated frequency
50/60 Hz AC
Power supply
100 to 120 VAC, 2.7 A
200 to 240 VAC, 1.1 A
Operating: 240 W
Operating: 41 to 95 °F (5 to 35 °C)
Storage: 14 to 140 °F (–10 to 60 °C)
Operating: 20 to 80% RH,
(non-condensing) Storage: 10 to 90% RH
Epson PowerLite 745c Projector



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  • Page 1: Projector Parts

    100 to 120 VAC, 2.7 A 200 to 240 VAC, 1.1 A Operating: 240 W Operating: 41 to 95 °F (5 to 35 °C) Storage: 14 to 140 °F (–10 to 60 °C) Operating: 20 to 80% RH, Epson PowerLite 745c Projector...
  • Page 2: Safety And Approvals

    SXGA+60 SXGA+75 SXGA+85 SXGA3—60 SXGA3—75 SXGA3—85 UXGA—60 iMAC VGA iMAC SVGA iMAC XGA MAC13 MAC16 MAC19—60 MAC19 MAC21 *The image is resized using Epson’s SizeWise™ Technology. 8/04 Resolution × 350* × 480* × 480* × 480* × 480* × 600* ×...
  • Page 3: Positioning The Projector

    Follow these steps to plug in and turn on the projector: 1. Remove the lens cap. Caution Do not use the projector with the lens cap in place. The heat generated by the lamp can damage the cap. 2. Connect one end of the power cord to the projector’s power inlet.
  • Page 4: What To Do If You See A Blank Screen

    Source button on Search If you’re using a Macintosh You may need to set up your system to display on the projector screen as well as the LCD screen. Follow these steps: 1. From the Apple menu, select click 2. Select Arrangement If you’re using a Macintosh with OS 8.6 to 9.x:...
  • Page 5: Selecting The Image Source

    If the image is too low, you can raise it by extending the projector’s front adjustable foot. 1. Stand behind the projector. Press up on the blue foot release lever and lift the front of the projector to extend the front adjustable foot.
  • Page 6: Sleep Mode

    Adjusting the Image Shape The projector automatically corrects images that are distorted when the projector is tilted up or down (up to a 15° tilt). The Keystone window appears on the screen while the projector makes the correction. If the projected image still isn’t rectangular or has a “keystone”...
  • Page 7: Using Direct Power On

    Menu Note: When Direct Power On is enabled, shut down the projector as you normally would. Follow the instructions in the next section. (The projector will start automatically when power is restored after a power failure if it is plugged in.) Shutting Down the Projector When you’ve finished using the projector, follow the...
  • Page 8: Using The Remote Control As A Wireless Mouse

    ❏ Dispose of used batteries according to local regulations. ❏ Remove the batteries if you won’t be using the projector for a long time. Follow these steps to replace the AAA alkaline batteries: 1. Press in the tab to remove the battery cover.
  • Page 9: Using Password Protection

    Epson servicer can unlock it. You can also create a user’s logo for the projector, to be displayed as the startup screen and/or AV/Mute screen. Unauthorized users cannot turn it off or change it. This discourages theft and provides a way to identify the projector should it be stolen.
  • Page 10: Disabling The Projector's Buttons

    When you see the Password Protect Release screen, enter the correct password. If you have forgotten the password, contact Epson for assistance and give them the request code number that appears in the Password Protect Release screen.
  • Page 11: Configuring The Connection

    (802.11g or 802.11b) access point or an AirPort (or AirPort Extreme) base station, and one or more computers with wireless network cards or adapters. 1. Switch the projector to EasyMP mode and insert the Epson 802.11G/B card. 2. When you see the EasyMP screen, press the...
  • Page 12 EasyMP Enter Network Screen. Epson PowerLite 745c Projector Configuring the Network Settings for Windows Before connecting to the projector wirelessly, make sure your computer is configured correctly. Also, make sure that the Internet Connection Firewall is disabled.
  • Page 13 : Enter the IP address that was Default gateway assigned to the access point when it was set up. tab. You see this screen: Wireless Networks Configure Epson PowerLite 745c Projector to access the...
  • Page 14 10. Click the AirPort icon on the menu bar at the top of the 11. Check to make sure AirPort is turned on. 12. Select your projector’s ESSID (Ad Hoc) or the name of System 8/04 icon. You see the Network settings Network menu.
  • Page 15: Projecting Wirelessly

    Note: You must have installed EMP NS Connection from your projector CD-ROM. See the User’s Guide for installation instructions. 1. Make sure you’ve inserted the Epson 802.11G/B card in the projector’s card slot (see page 10). 2. Windows: Select EMP NS Connection Start menu.
  • Page 16 4. Once the name of your projector appears, select it and click . If more than one projector is listed, you can Connect select up to four additional projectors and connect to them at the same time. If the selected projector is being used by another person, you can still connect to it;...
  • Page 17 Indicates search in progress If the search fails to find a projector with the specified IP address, the searching icon turns into a question mark. If this happens, run EasyMP to check the projector’s IP address, then repeat this step.
  • Page 18: Managing Projectors From A Remote Computer

    To start EMP Monitor, click Start > Programs Programs > EPSON Projector > EMP Monitor If you’ve added the program to the Startup programs folder, it may already be open. If so, click the icon in the system tray on...
  • Page 19: Monitoring Your Projectors

    (or port) they are projecting an image, and if a problem occurs. Status icon Video Source icon Note: To monitor a projector when it’s in standby mode (plugged in but not projecting), you must first select setting in the projector’s Extended menu. Standby Mode...
  • Page 20: Projector Status Lights

    If you need the most current status information about your projectors, click the button. Refresh Note: To turn on a projector when it’s in standby mode (plugged in but not projecting), first select Network ON setting in the projector’s Extended menu. Configuring the Monitoring Interval...
  • Page 21: Cleaning The Projector Case

    Power If dirt is difficult to remove or the filter is torn, replace it. Contact your dealer or call Epson at (800) 873-7766 to obtain a new set (part number V13H134A08). In Canada, please call (800) 463-7766 to locate a dealer.
  • Page 22: Replacing The Lamp

    Turn the projector off when not in use. Continuous use may reduce the overall life of the product. Contact your dealer or call Epson at (800) 873-7766 in the United States for a replacement lamp. Request part number . In Canada, please call (800) 463-7766 to locate a V13H010L32 dealer.
  • Page 23: Resetting The Lamp Timer

    Security bracket/cabling for gyro lock mounts Adjustable ceiling channel You can purchase these accessories from your dealer, by calling Epson at (800) 873-7766, or be visiting the Epson Store (U.S. sales only). In Canada, please call (800) 463-7766 for dealer referral.