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Dell™ 4100MP Projector User's Guide
Safety Instructions (Read before connecting the projector)
About Your Projector
Using Your Projector
Regulatory Notices
Contacting Dell
Notes, Notices, and Cautions
NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your projector.
NOTICE: A NOTICE indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the problem.
CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death.
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
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February 2004  Rev. A01-00


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  • Page 1 Corporation; Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation; Macintosh is a registered trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Inc.
  • Page 2 Plug and play for photo image display from the option for memory card reader (Memory card module sold separately) Smart lens cap power management (Patent pending) *Based on ANSI/NAPM IT7.228-1997 tests of 100 units, December 2003, with average ANSI Lumens 2000. Bulb brightness degrades with usage. Dell recommends replacing your bulb after 1500 hours usage.
  • Page 3 Batteries (2) 1.8m RCA to Audio cable 1.8m 1/8" Mini Phone Jack cable Remote control Dell 4100MP Projector Dell 4100MP Projector Quick Start User's Guide Card    Warranty Guide Owner's Manual Carrying case    Main Unit   Control panel LCD status display...
  • Page 4   Power button Volume key Source Keystone adjustment Auto Adjust (Re-sync) Four directional keys Keystone adjustment Menu Video Mode button Lamp warning light Temperature warning light    Connection Ports   IR receiver S-video connector Component RCA input connector VGA Out (monitor loop-through) 12 Volt DC relay output Kensington lock hole RS232 connector...
  • Page 5   Battery Disposal: Your projector remote control uses zinc-manganese batteries. If you need to replace the batteries, see your Dell 4100MP Projector Quick Start Card.
  • Page 7: Contacting Dell

    NOTE: Toll-free numbers are for use within the country for which they are listed. When you need to contact Dell, use the electronic addresses, telephone numbers, and codes provided in the following table. If you need assistance in determining which codes to use, contact a local or an international operator.
  • Page 8 General Support 1-800-805-7541 Chile (Santiago) Sales, Customer Support, and Technical Support toll free: 1230-020-4823 Country Code:56 City Code:2 China (Xiamen) Tech Support website:   Tech Support E-mail:   Country Code:86 Tech Support Fax 818-1350 City Code:592 Projector Technical Support Phone...
  • Page 9   32871201 Switchboard (Home/Small Business)   32875000 Fax Switchboard (Home/Small Business)   32875001 Website:     E-mail Support (portable computers):     E-mail Support (desktop computers):     E-mail Support (servers):     Dominica General Support  ...
  • Page 10   E-mail:     Jamaica General Support (dial from within Jamaica only)   1-800-404-9205 Japan (Kawasaki) Web site:     Technical Support toll free: 0120-981-690 International Access Code:001 Technical Support Outside of Japan 556-3468 Country Code:81 Customer Care...
  • Page 11 674 5000 Corporate Fax 674 4779 Corporate Customer Care 674 4325 Website:     E-mail: New Zealand E-mail (New Zealand):     E-mail (Australia):     Home and Small Business   0800 446 255   Government and Business...
  • Page 12 Fax Switchboard   671 16865 Website:     E-mail Support (portable computers):     E-mail Support (desktop computers):     E-mail Support (servers):     Panama General Support   001-800-507-0962 Peru General Support   0800-50-669 Poland (Warsaw)
  • Page 13 Website:     E-mail:     E-mail Support for Latitude™ and Inspiron™: Swe- E-mail Support for OptiPlex:     E-mail Support for Servers:     Switzerland (Geneva) Technical Support (Home and Small Business) 0844 811 411 Technical Support (Corporate)
  • Page 14 Spare Parts Sales   toll free: 1-800-357-3355 Extended Service and Warranty Sales   toll free: 1-800-247-4618   toll free: 1-800-727-8320 Dell Services for the Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, or Speech-Impaired toll free: 1-877-DELLTTY (1-   877-335-5889) U.S. Virgin Islands General Support   1-877-673-3355...
  • Page 15 Back to Contents Page Installation: Dell™ 4100MP Projector User's Guide Connecting the Projector Powering On/Off the Projector Adjusting the Projected Image Changing the Lamp Installing the Card Reader (User purchasing option) Connecting the Projector A. To Computer: There are two possible methods of connecting to a computer.
  • Page 16   Power cord M1-A to HDTV cable 1b) Connecting with D-sub to YPbPr cable: Power cord D-sub to YPbPr cable 1c) Connecting with RCA to RCA cable: Power cord RCA to RCA component cable   2. Connecting with S-video cable:  ...
  • Page 17 Power cord S-video cable 3. Connecting with composite cable:   Power cord Composite video cable C. Professional Installation Options: 1.Installation for Driving Automatic Screen Power cord 12V DC power cord Automatic Screen 2.Installation for wired RS232 remote control: There are two possible ways to connect with RS232 cable.
  • Page 18 1b) Connection with Commercial RS232 control box: Power cord RS232 cable Commercial RS232 control box Note: RS232 cable not provided by Dell. Consult professional installer for cable and RS232 remote control software. Refer to RS232 pin assignment and commands.   Powering On/Off the Projector Powering On the Projector NOTE: Turn on the projector before you turn on the source.
  • Page 19 Turn the display on again after the projector cools down and the LCD message indicates there is no longer an overheated condition. If the problem persists, contact Dell. 5. If the TEMP light is blinking orange and the LCD display indicates a fan failure, a projector fan has failed and the projector will automatically shut down. If this problem persists, contact Dell.
  • Page 20      Elevator button Elevator foot Tilt adjustment wheel CAUTION: To avoid damaging the projector, ensure that the zoom lens and elevator foot are fully retracted before moving the projector or placing the projector in its carrying case. Adjusting the Projector Zoom and Focus 1.
  • Page 21 7. Reset the lamp by usage time selecting the left Lamp Reset icon in the OSD Management tab. 8. Dell may require that lamps replaced under warranty be returned to Dell. Otherwise, contact your local waste disposal agency for the address of the nearest deposit site.
  • Page 22  Installing the Plug and Play Memory Card Reader Module (Module sold separately) To purchase the plug and play-memory card reader module for Dell projectors, please visit the Dell website at for purchasing information. Card Reader Installing Procedures 1. Read the Quick Set Up Card in the card reader box before installation and assemble the module according to the instructions.
  • Page 23 Back to Contents Page Regulatory Notices: Dell™ 4100MP Projector User's Guide Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Notice (U.S. Only) FCC Declaration of Conformity CE Declaration of Conformity for a Class B Digital Device Canadian Regulatory Information (Canada Only) EN 55022 Compliance (Czech Republic Only) VCCI Class 2 Notice (Japan Only)
  • Page 24 This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department of Communications. Note that Industry Canada regulations provided, that changes or modifications not expressly approved by Dell Inc. could void your authority to operate this equipment.
  • Page 25    VCCI Class 2 Notice (Japan Only) This equipment complies with the limits for a Class 2 digital device (devices used in or adjacent to a residential environment) and conforms to the standards for information technology equipment that are set by the Voluntary Control Council for Interference for preventing radio frequency interference in residential areas.
  • Page 26: Regulatory Listing

    One Dell Way Round Rock, TX 78682 Importer: Dell Computer de México,  Paseo de la Reforma 2620, 11th Floor Col. Lomas Altas México DF  CP 11950 Ship to: Dell Computer de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. al Cuidado de Kuehne & Nagel de México S. de R.I., Avenida Soles No. 55 Col. Peñon de los Baños, 15520 Mexico, D.F. Supply voltage: > 100–240 VAC Frequency: 50–60 Hz Current consumption: 3.6 A...
  • Page 27 TüV-S S-TüV/Argentina EMC Certifications: FCC Part 15 Class B CE Mark--EN55022:1998+A1: 2000 Class B, EN55024: 1998+A1:2001, EN61000-3-2: 2000, EN61000-3-3:1995_A1: 2001 ICES-003 PCBC C-Tick VCCI Class B ITE Back to Contents Page...
  • Page 28 Back to Contents Page Safety Instructions: Dell™ 4100MP Projector User's Guide CAUTION Use the following safety guidelines to help protect your projector from potential damage and to ensure your own personal safety: To reduce the risk of fire from the intense light emitted by the lens, do not put any object in front of or near the lens during operation.
  • Page 29 Back to Contents Page Specifications: Dell™ 4100MP Projector User's Guide Light Valve Single-chip DLP™ DDR (double data rate) technology Brightness 2200 Max. ANSI Lumens Contrast Ratio 2000:1 Typical (Full On/Full Off) Uniformity 70% Typical (Japan Standard) Lamp 250-watt user-replaceable UHP 1500-hour lamp (up to 3000 hours in eco mode) Number of Pixels...
  • Page 30 Parity None Stop Bits Control command Syntax (From PC to Projector) [H][AC][SoP][CRC][ID][SoM][COMMAND] Example: power on the projector Enter the following code: 0xBE 0xEF 0x10 0x05 0x00 0xC6 0xff 0x11 0x11 0x01 0x00 0x01 Note: Least significant bytes are sent first. Control Commands List Control Address Code...
  • Page 31 --> 4 Bytes ASCII Code: "V*.*" V: Version *: 0-9 Ex: Version 1.5 --> "V1.5" Note: Control codes in Dark Blue and the projector response codes were added to 4100MP projectors manufactured after September, 2004.     Compatibility Modes (ANALOG)
  • Page 32 IMAC DV 1280X1024 91.1 * Compressed computer image. Back to Contents Page...
  • Page 33 Ensure that the lens cap is removed and the projector turned on. Ensure the external graphics port of the portable computer is enabled. If you are using a Dell portable computer, press . For other computers, consult your owner's manual.
  • Page 34 While in Self-diagnostic mode, the screen will run a seven-color-cycle test as following: "Red--> Green--> Blue--> White--> Watchet Blue--> Dark Green--> Yellow." Ensure that the colors of the test pattern are correct. Contact Dell if the colors are not displayed correctly.
  • Page 35: Control Panel

    Back to Contents Page Using Your Projector: Dell™ 4100MP Projector User's Guide Control Panel Remote Control On-Screen Display  Control Panel        Power "Powering On/Off the Projector." Volume Increases or decreases the speaker volume. Video Mode Switches the display mode to PC Mode, Movie Mode, Game Mode, sRGB Mode, User Mode.
  • Page 36 Video Mode The Dell 4100MP Micro-projector has preset configurations that are optimized for displaying data (PC Graphics) or video (movies, games, etc.). Press Video Mode button to toggle between PC mode, Movie mode, Game Mode, sRGB, or User mode (for user to setup and save preferred settings).
  • Page 37 Press the Page Down button to step to next page. Menu Press the Menu button to activate the OSD. Use the directional keys and Menu button to navigate through the OSD. Volume +/- Press the Vol+ button to increase the volume, press the Vol- button to reduce the volume. (Enabled only when AV/PC button switches to A/V mode) Horizontal Keystone- Adjust image distortion caused by horizontal shifting of the projector orientation.
  • Page 38      Brightness Adjust the brightness of the image. Press to darken the image. Press to lighten the image.    Contrast Control the degree of difference between the brightest and darkest parts of the picture. Adjusting the contrast changes the amount of black and white in the image.
  • Page 39 Adjust the image distortion caused by horizontal shifting of the projector orientation.    Auto Keystone Select On to enable the auto correction for vertical image distortion due to tilting the projector. Select Off to disable the auto correction.    Semi-Auto Keystone Select On to activate the semi-auto keystone correction for image distortion.
  • Page 40 Degamma Degamma can be adjusted between 1 and 4. Default setting is 3 (Recommended). Adjustment of the setting will change the color performance of the display. Audio Menu Audio    Volume Press to decrease the volume. Press to increase the volume.  ...
  • Page 41 Select the left icon to mute the volume. Select the right icon to un-mute the volume.   Management Menu  Management    Menu Location Select the location of the OSD on the screen.    Projection Mode Front Projection-Desktop The default setting. Rear Projection-Desktop The projector reverses the image so you can project from behind a translucent screen.
  • Page 42    Lamp Hour Display operating hours since lamp timer reset.    Lamp Reset Use this function only after a new lamp is installed in the projector. Select the left Lamp Reset icon (light bulb and arrow under the icon), and press the Enter button to reset the lamp timer. Power Saving Menu Power Saving Use this function to select the power saving delay period.
  • Page 43   Auto Learning to Change RF Remote Control Channel Select Yes with the control buttons to enter the Learning Standby mode. The projector will enter the RF Learning mode and display the RF Learning menu. Press prgm button on the remote control for 1 sec to initiate the RF Learning process for the remote control. There are 2 ways for matching the channel between the transmitter (the remote control) and the receiver (the projector), l) Auto: Press the Source button on the remote control for transmitting the signal in a new frequency (which is randomly determined by the remote control).
  • Page 44 Back to Factory Default for the RF Channel Select Yes on RF Learning Setting menu and then enter the RF Reset to Default menu. Select Reset to Default Channel tab to reset the receiver end, the projector back to the factory default channel. Press prgm button on the remote control for at least 5 sec to reset the transmitter to the factory default channel.
  • Page 45 The projector will always automatically search for available input signals when Auto Source is On, which is the default setting. Press the Source button with Auto Source On to automatically search for the next available input signal. Selecting Off will lock on the current input source. Set Auto-Source to Off to step through the different input signals manually.   ...
  • Page 46 PIP Image-- Note 1: PIP Image will be enabled only when both types of signals below are connected to the projector, Type 1): S-Video, Composite Video, Component-i. Type2): Component-p, HDTV, PC signals. Note 2: When swapping the foreground and background displays, the smallest screen size of foreground display will vary depending on different combinations of signal sources for PIP.
  • Page 47   Card Reader Module - Note: this menu is only available when the card reader is installed. (Card Reader is an optional accessory that can be purchased from the Dell web-site) Card Reader Module    Render Mode Use Render Mode function to change Normal, Pre-view or Slide Show mode, select Change to go into the sub-menu.
  • Page 48 Select True to display the photo image in native resolution. Select Full to scale the photo image to full screen.    Photo Information (Available at Normal, Pre-view and Slide Show modes) Select Yes to show the photo information on the screen. Select No to hide the photo information.
  • Page 49 Select Yes to reset the projector to its factory default settings. Reset items include both computer image and video image settings. Computer Image Menu Computer Image- Note: this menu is only available when a computer input signal is present.     Frequency Change the display data clock frequency to match the frequency of your computer graphics card.
  • Page 50 Video Image Menu Video Image- Note: this menu is only available when S-video, and Video (composite) signals are present.    Saturation Adjust a video image from black and white to fully saturated color. Press to decrease the amount of color in the image. Press to increase the amount of color in the image.

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