Epson PowerLite Presenter i/i+ User Manual

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  • Page 1 PowerLite Presenter i/i+ ® Home Theater Projector User’ s Guide...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction Projector parts Optional accessories Warranty Using this manual Setting up the projector Choosing a location Installing the projector Installing batteries in the remote control Turning the projector on and off Turning on the projector Turning off the projector Projecting from an iPod, iPhone, or iPad Connecting an iPod or iPhone Connecting an iPad...
  • Page 3 Connecting other devices Connecting video equipment Connecting computer equipment Installing the USB driver Connecting a microphone Connecting a USB storage device Displaying a slideshow Customizing slideshow settings Making basic adjustments Positioning the image Adjusting the image Resizing the image Focusing the image Selecting the image source Choosing the aspect ratio Choosing a color mode...
  • Page 4 What to do when the lights come on or flash Solving picture problems Solving remote control problems Where to get help Specifications General Lamp Remote control Dimensions Electrical Environmental Safety Compatible Video Formats System requirements Notices Important safety information FCC Compliance Statement Epson America, Inc. Limited Warranty Contents...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    Auto Iris system that constantly controls the light output based on the gamma and black/white levels of your projected content, for perfectly adjusted images and deepest blacks ■ Epson’s 3LCD technology for reliable picture quality, increased contrast ratio and uniform colors ■ HDMI ®...
  • Page 6: Projector Parts

    Projector parts Front Focus ring Horizontal keystone slider Control panel Lamp cover Port cover Zoom ring A/V mute slide (Presenter i+ only) Security slot Air exhaust vent Lens cover Remote control IR receiver Adjustable foot Back Infrared receiver PC port S-Video port Lamp cover Port cover...
  • Page 7: Projector Control Panel

    Bottom Front adjustable foot Mounting bracket attachment points Rear adjustable feet Projector control panel Light sensor Status light Power button Source button Volume buttons Dock light Power light Introduction...
  • Page 8 Projector ports Side ports Video HDMI Component video Audio (L/R) Back ports PC input USB TypeB USB TypeA Introduction...
  • Page 9: Remote Control

    Remote control Power button Turns projector on or off Source button Switches between image sources connected to the Aspect button projector Changes the picture’s aspect ratio User button Color Mode button Can be customized to open a Optimizes viewing for commonly used setting menu different lighting environments...
  • Page 10: Optional Accessories

    Note: When the projector is mounted on the ceiling and the picture is inverted, the dock will not function. You can purchase these and other accessories from an authorized EPSON reseller. To find the nearest reseller, contact Epson as described on page 70.
  • Page 11 Need additional help? Take advantage of Epson’s automated support services 24 hours a day at (website is available only in Spanish and Portuguese). Use this site to view FAQs or product information and e-mail your questions to Epson. Introduction...
  • Page 12: Setting Up The Projector

    Setting up the projector Follow the instructions in this section to choose a location for the projector and display an image. Choosing a location You can install the projector for the viewing setups shown below, as well as front ceiling projection.
  • Page 13 Ideally, keep the projector level and place it at a height so its lens is pointing near the bottom or top of the screen, as shown below. Center of lens Offset: The distance from the center of the lens to the base of the Projection distance screen (or to the top of the screen, if suspended from a...
  • Page 14 16:9 aspect ratio (continued) Diagonal image size Projection distance Offset 150 in. 171.3 to 205.9 in. 3.1 in. (381 cm) (435 to 523 cm) (8 cm) 200 in. 229.1 to 275.2 in. 4.3 in. (508 cm) (582 to 699 cm) (11 cm) 310 in.
  • Page 15: Installing The Projector

    16:10 aspect ratio (continued) Diagonal image size Projection distance Offset 80 in. 88.6 to 106.3 in. 3.9 in. (203.2 cm) (225 to 270 cm) (10 cm) 100 in. 110.6 to 133.1 in. 4.7 in. (254 cm) (281 to 338 cm) (12 cm) 120 in.
  • Page 16 4. Select Front/Ceiling 5. Press the button when done. Menu Note: You can also invert the picture by pressing the A/V mute button on the remote control for about five seconds. When the projector is mounted on the ceiling, the left and right speakers are on opposite sides and the stereo output is reversed.
  • Page 17: Installing Batteries In The Remote Control

    Installing batteries in the remote control The remote control uses two AAA batteries. Warning: Keep batteries away from children. If a battery is swallowed, seek medical help immediately. 1. Release the tab and lift off the cover. 2. Insert two new AAA batteries as shown. 3.
  • Page 18: Turning Off The Projector

    Turning off the projector 1. Turn off any equipment connected to the projector. 2. Press the Ppower button on the remote control or on the projector. Caution: Turn off this product when not in use to prolong the life of the projector. Continuous 24-hour-a-day use may reduce the overall life of the product.
  • Page 19: Projecting From An Ipod, Iphone, Or Ipad

    Projecting from an iPod, iPhone, or iPad The projector features a dock that allows you to connect an iPod, iPhone, or iPad and charge it while you play back media stored on the device. Note: The term “iPod” is used in this manual to describe an iPod, iPhone or iPad unless otherwise noted.
  • Page 20: Connecting An Ipad

    Connecting an iPad Before you connect an iPad to your projector, you can attach the included iPad bracket. Follow these steps: Caution: Do not remove the iPad bracket once attached. Removing the bracket weakens the adhesive, making it unable to support the iPad if reattached. 1.
  • Page 21: Checking The Dock Light

    5. Eject the dock by pressing on it until it clicks, then release it. The dock slides out. 6. Support the dock with one hand and connect the iPad by sliding the bottom through the bracket and gently pushing it straight down to connect it to the dock connector. Caution: To prevent damage, do not apply too much pressure when connecting your device.
  • Page 22: Removing Your Ipod

    Tip: If the iPod’s battery is low, the Dock light may not turn on. Keep the device connected so it will charge. Once the Dock light turns on, you can play back content. Light Status Condition Light is on The device is connected and you can play back content on your device.
  • Page 23: Device Playback

    Device playback Playing video and music from your iPod, iPhone, or iPad Once you’ve connected your device and the Dock light is on, the following screen is projected: To select videos or music: 1. Press u or d on the remote control to select the type of media you want to play. 2.
  • Page 24: Playing Music When The Projector Is In Standby Mode

    Playing music when the projector is in standby mode You can play music from the projector speakers without turning on the projector. To play music from your device, turn the projector off and then use your device to select music and control playback.
  • Page 25: Configuring The Screen Saver

    Configuring the screen saver You can configure a screen saver to appear while playing music through the projector. You can choose how long the projector will wait before displaying the screen saver. To configure your screen saver, follow these steps: 1.
  • Page 26: Playing Music While Viewing Photos

    3. Use the device’s touch screen or controls to find and play the media you wish to project. 4. Press play or start the slideshow on your device. 5. When finished, press the button on the remote control to switch playback control to the remote control.
  • Page 27: Connecting Other Devices

    Connecting other devices Connecting video equipment You can connect the projector to many types of video equipment, such as a Blu-ray ™ Disc /DVD player, digital tuner, cable or satellite box, video game console, camcorder, or digital camera. For details on compatible video formats, see page 75. Device port Cable Projector port...
  • Page 28: Connecting Computer Equipment

    Use a DVI to HDMI cable USB (Type A) Use an USB cable The first time you connect a USB cable, the (EPSON USB Display) driver needs to be installed. For more information, see page 29. Note: The USB (TypeB) port on the Presenter i is for maintenance use only.
  • Page 29: Installing The Usb Driver

    EMP_UDSE.EXE ■ Mac OS X: The USB Display setup folder appears on your screen. Select and follow the on-screen instructions to install the EPSON USB Display Installer Display Software. Follow any on-screen instructions. You need to install this software only the first time you connect your projector to your computer via USB.
  • Page 30: Connecting A Microphone

    Connecting a microphone You can output audio from a microphone through the projector’s speakers. To use the microphone, plug it into the port on the side of the projector. Note: Set Plug-in Power to On when using a microphone or condenser microphone that supports plug-in power.
  • Page 31: Connecting A Usb Storage Device

    USB TypeA Port Note: This feature is only available on the Presenter i+. To connect a digital camera, hard drive, or EPSON DC-06 document camera, use the USB cable that came with the device. Tip: For best results, use a hard drive that meets the following requirements: ■...
  • Page 32: Displaying A Slideshow

    Supported file types (continued) File type (extension) Notes × .bmp Images with a resolution up to 1200 800 can be projected. Animated GIFs cannot be projected. .gif .png Displaying a slideshow Images stored on a USB storage device can be displayed in a slideshow. To display a slideshow: 1.
  • Page 33: Customizing Slideshow Settings

    To skip or return to a previous image, press l or r. For more information on configuring slideshow settings, see “Customizing slideshow settings” (below). Caution: Do not remove the USB storage device while it is in use. Turn off the projector before removing the USB storage device.
  • Page 34: Making Basic Adjustments

    Making basic adjustments Follow the instructions in this chapter to make basic adjustments to the image shape, size, color, and quality. For further refinements, see “Making detailed adjustments” on page 40. Positioning the image If you need to raise the projector so that the image is higher on the screen, press the foot release button to raise the projector until the image is at the right height.
  • Page 35: Adjusting The Image

    You can place the projector off to the side of the screen if space is limited. If this causes the image to be unevenly rectangular, use the horizontal keystone slider to adjust the image shape. The projector has automatic vertical keystone correction, so you don’t need to adjust an image that is tilted upward or downward.
  • Page 36: Focusing The Image

    Presenter i: You can adjust the Zoom setting by pressing the Menu button on the remote control and using the u or d button to select the Settings menu. For more information, see page 46. Focusing the image You can focus the image by rotating the focus ring. Focus ring For more information about fine-tuning the image, see page 34.
  • Page 37: Choosing The Aspect Ratio

    If you press the button on the projector or the button on the remote Source Source control, you see a list of available sources. Press the u or d button on the remote control to move through the list and highlight the desired source. Press the enter button to select it. Note: If an image does not appear, see “Problem Solving”...
  • Page 38: Choosing A Color Mode

    ■ 16:9 for expanding a 4:3 image to 16:9 so it fills the whole screen. This stretches only the right and left sides of the image; the central part is unchanged. If you display a 4:3 image using the Zoom setting, the top and bottom may be cut off. For details on how the projector resizes the picture when you choose an Aspect setting, see page 75.
  • Page 39: Choosing The Sound Mode

    Choosing the sound mode You can change the sound mode to optimize the sound for your media. To change the sound mode, press the button on the remote control and select Menu Settings > Sound Mode. Mode Description Standard Outputs sound at standard quality. Vocal Makes voices and dialog easier to hear.
  • Page 40: Making Detailed Adjustments

    Making detailed adjustments You can use the projector’s on-screen menus to make detailed adjustments to the image quality—such as the brightness, contrast, sharpness, and color. You can also change the menu display, sleep mode settings, and other projector features. Using the menu system You can access the menu system from the remote control.
  • Page 41 To display one of the line menus, press the enter button. You see a display like this at the bottom of the image: 1. Press the u or d button to select the setting you want to adjust: ■ Brightness (see page 42) ■...
  • Page 42: Fine-Tuning The Image

    Fine-tuning the image You can use the Image menu to adjust the brightness, sharpness, color, tint, contrast, and auto iris settings. 1. Press the button on the projector or remote control and select the menu. Menu Image You see a screen similar to one of these: Component video/Composite video Computer/RGB video Note: If you are using the HDMI port, you see the menu on the left if the signal is digital RGB...
  • Page 43: Color Temp

    ■ Tint Adjusts the balance of green to magenta in the image. ■ Sharpness Adjusts the sharpness of the image. ■ Color Temp. Sets the color temperature of the image. Select to tint the image blue or High tint it red (default setting is Medium ■...
  • Page 44: 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 sync for computer images, or change the aspect ratio. 1.
  • Page 45 ■ HDMI Video Range When you connect to the HDMI input port, set the projector’s video range to match the video range setting of your device. Note: The HDMI Video Range setting cannot be set for digital RGB signals. ■ Progressive For composite video, component video, and certain signals from the HDMI port only.
  • Page 46: Customizing Projector Features

    Customizing projector features You can use the Settings menu to lock the buttons on the projector, adjust audio volume, and customize several other features. ■ Keystone Adjusts the shape of the image if the projector has been tilted upward or downward. If you notice that lines or edges look jagged after adjustment, decrease the Sharpness setting (see page 43).
  • Page 47: Customizing Power And Operation Settings

    ■ Sound Mode Choose from , or to optimize the sound for the content Standard Vocal Music Movie being played. See page 39 for more information. ■ Volume Raises or lowers the volume of the projector’s speakers. Volume ranges from 0 to 40 with a default setting of 20.
  • Page 48: Closed Caption

    Enables or disables display of the startup (User’s Logo) screen when the Startup Screen: projector is turned on. Sets the screen background to (default), , or when A/V mute: White Black Blue Logo button is pressed. A/V mute ■ Closed Caption Lets you display closed captioning for content that provides it.
  • Page 49: Resetting The Projector

    ■ Standby Microphone Select to enable the projector for microphone use when it is in standby mode. ■ Plug-in Power Select when a microphone that supports plug-in power is connected. ■ Language Select a language to use for the projector menus. (Press the button, select Menu , then select...
  • Page 50: Using The Projector Security Features

    2. Open the menu. Reset 3. Do one of the following: ■ Select to clear the lamp usage timer and reset it to zero. You Reset Lamp Hours should reset the lamp timer only when you install a new projector lamp. See page 61 for more information.
  • Page 51: Creating Your Own Startup Screen

    Note: When you choose an image for the user’s logo, it erases any previously used image. You can save an image up to 300 × 400 pixels in size. Once you have saved a new user’s logo, you cannot return to the factory default EPSON logo. 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.
  • Page 52: Locking The Projector

    7. When the message appears, select and press Save this image as the User’s Logo? the enter button. Saving the logo may take a few moments. Do not use your projector, remote control, or video source while the logo is being saved. 8.
  • Page 53: Password Protection

    ■ Control Panel Lock to disable all the buttons on the projector’s control panel. A message appears on the screen whenever you press a button with Control Panel Lock turned on. To operate the projector, you must use the remote control. 4.
  • Page 54 If you continue to repeat the above operation and input the wrong password thirty times in succession, you see the message “The projector's operation will be locked. Contact Epson as described in your documentation.” and the projector will not accept any more password entries.
  • Page 55: Ipod Management

    iPod management You can register up to 10 iPods with your projector. A registered iPod can act like a password when iPod Protection is enabled. To register your iPod: 1. Connect your iPod to the projector. 2. Press the Aspect button on the remote control and hold it for about 5 seconds to access menu.
  • Page 56: Using Security Locking

    ■ Kensington security slot. The security slot (located on the side of the projector) is ® compatible with the MicroSaver security systems manufactured by Kensington. You can purchase this lock from Epson (see page 10). Making detailed adjustments...
  • Page 57: Maintenance

    Maintenance Your projector needs little maintenance. All you need to do on a regular basis is keep the lens clean. You also may need to clean the air filter to prevent overheating. Warning: Before you clean any part of the projector, turn it off, unplug the power cord and let it cool down.
  • Page 58: Cleaning And Replacing The Air Filter

    Cleaning and replacing the air filter Your projector includes an air filter to ensure the best performance. If dust collects on the air filter, clean it as described below. Dust clogs prevent proper ventilation and cause overheating and damage to the projector. 1.
  • Page 59: Replacing The Lamp

    If the dirt is difficult to remove or the filter is broken, replace it. You can purchase air filter part number V13H134A37 from an authorized EPSON reseller. To find the nearest reseller, contact Epson as described on page 70. 8. Insert the air filter as shown until it clicks into place.
  • Page 60 Caution: Never touch the glass portion of the lamp with your bare hands; the invisible residue left by the oil on your hands may shorten the lamp life. Use a cloth or glove to handle the new lamp. Follow these steps to replace the lamp: 1.
  • Page 61: Resetting The Lamp Usage Timer

    8. Gently insert the new lamp and tighten its screws. Lower the handle away from the screws. Caution: Don’t touch the glass portion of the lamp assembly. Touching the glass could result in premature lamp failure. 9. Replace the lamp cover and tighten the screw. (The projector won’t work if the lamp cover is open or loose.) 10.
  • Page 62: Checking The Projector Status

    Checking the projector status You can use the Info menu to view information about the current display and how long the projection lamp has been in use. To access the Info menu: 1. Press the button on the remote control. Menu 2.
  • Page 63: Transporting The Projector

    Transporting the projector Note: Epson shall not be liable for any damages incurred during transportation. The projector contains many glass and precision parts. When shipping the projector for repairs, use the original packaging material if possible. If you do not have the original packaging, use equivalent materials.
  • Page 64: Problem Solving

    Problem Solving This section explains how to interpret the projector’s lights, solve problems with the picture and remote control, and contact technical support. What to do when the lights come on or flash The lights on top of the projector indicate the projector’s status and let you know when a problem Status lights occurs.
  • Page 65 (see page 59). If the lamp is broken, or the lamp light continues to flash after you turn the power back on, turn off the projector and contact Epson for assistance. If you are using the projector at an altitude above 4921 feet (1500 meters), turn on High Altitude Mode so the fan can cool the projector properly (see page 48).
  • Page 66: Solving Picture Problems

    There is a fan or sensor problem. Turn off the projector, and light flashes red unplug it from the electrical outlet. Then contact Epson for assistance (see page 70). Note: If the Ppower button doesn’t light up, it may have been turned off using the Illumination setting (see page 48).
  • Page 67 Only part of the picture is displayed, or the picture is distorted. ■ Press the button to select a different aspect ratio (see page 37). Aspect ■ Check the to make sure it’s adjusted correctly (see page 45). Overscan You’re using a computer and no picture appears on the screen. If you’re using a Windows laptop: 1.
  • Page 68 The picture contains static or noise. ■ If you’re viewing still images and you notice flickering or horizontal lines, turn on the setting (see page 45). Progressive ■ Make sure your cables are securely connected at both ends. ■ If you’re using an extension cable, you may pick up interference if the cable is not adequately shielded.
  • Page 69: Solving Remote Control Problems

    I can’t find content on my iPod. ■ The Videos menu will only play videos from your device that were imported into iTunes. To play videos that were not imported into iTunes, press on the remote control to switch control to the device. Use the touch screen or controls on the device to navigate to the Photos icon on your device.
  • Page 70: Where To Get Help

    Where to get help Internet Support Epson provides technical assistance 24 hours a day at (website available only in Spanish and Portuguese). Here you can access troubleshooting information, download product documentation, and receive technical advice through e-mail. Speak to a Support Representative...
  • Page 71: Purchase Supplies And Accessories

    Computer configuration, if you’re connected to a computer, or iPod information if using an iPod ■ Description of the problem Purchase supplies and accessories You can purchase screens or other accessories from an authorized EPSON reseller. To find the nearest reseller, contact Epson as described above. Problem Solving...
  • Page 72: Specifications

    Specifications General Type of display Poly-silicon TFT active matrix Size of LCD panels Presenter i+: 0.59 inch (15 mm) wide Presenter i: 0.54 inch (14 mm) wide Lens Presenter i+: F=1.58 - 1.72 Focal length 16.9 mm - 20.28 mm Presenter i: F=1.44 (No optical zoom) Focal length 16.70 mm...
  • Page 73: Lamp

    Lamp Note: Lamp life will vary depending on mode selected, environmental conditions, and usage. Brightness decreases over time. Turn off this product when not in use to prolong the life of the projector. Type UHE (Ultra High Efficiency), E-TORL Power consumption 200 W Lamp life Normal mode, 4000 hours...
  • Page 74: Environmental

    Presenter i: Normal mode: 313 W/ECO mode: 260 W Standby (charging): 34 - 55 W (depending on volume) Standby (not charging; device battery full): 14 W 220 to 240 V AC area Operating (projector only): Normal mode: 265 W ECO mode: 218 W Standby: 0.3 W Operating (with iPod docked): Presenter i+:...
  • Page 75: Compatible Video Formats

    Compatible Video Formats The projector supports analog video in NTSC, PAL, and SECAM formats, and it automatically adjusts to the incoming signal. It can receive these formats as composite video, or component video—which it accepts through the Video and Component ports, respectively. The projector also supports digital video (SDTV, HDTV) and various monitor display formats.
  • Page 76 Analog RGB (computer display) Signal Refresh rate (Hz) Resolution 1280 × 768 1360 × 768 WXGA 60/75/85 1280 × 800 WXGA+ 60/75/85 1440 × 900 SXGA+ 60/75 1400 × 1050 WSXGA*+ 1680 × 1050 UXGA 1600 × 1200 MAC13” 640 × 480 MAC16”...
  • Page 77: System Requirements

    System requirements The following system requirements need to be met in order for USB display to work (Presenter i+). Windows Windows 2000 (Service Pack 4 only) Windows XP (except for Service Professional, Home Edition Pack 1) and Tablet PC Edition 32 bit. Windows Vista Ultimate, Enterprise, Business, Home Premium,...
  • Page 78: Notices

    Notices Important safety information Follow these safety instructions when setting up and using the projector: Never look into the projector lens when the lamp is turned on; the bright light can ■ damage your eyes. Never let children or pets look into the lens when it is on. Never open any cover on the projector, except the lamp and filter covers.
  • Page 79: Fcc Compliance Statement

    ■ Don’t place the projector where the cord can be walked on. This may result in fraying or damage to the plug. ■ Unplug the projector from the wall outlet before cleaning. Use a damp cloth for cleaning. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners. The lamp(s) in this product contain mercury.
  • Page 80: Epson America, Inc. Limited Warranty

    2. Scope of warranty Should Epson receive notice of a defect during the warranty period, it may, at its discretion, repair or replace the defective product at no cost to the purchaser. In the event of a replacement, the replaced equipment will become property of Epson.
  • Page 81 Authorized EPSON Service Center. This also applies if the failure was the result of a defect in the purchaser’s proprietary software or of a computer “virus”.
  • Page 82 Epson offers technical assistance through electronic and telephone services. Before calling Epson, refer to the documentation included with your product. If you do not find the solution to your problem, visit Epson’s website at: or call the local Epson office or an authorized dealer.
  • Page 83 Epson subsidiaries and offices in Latin America Epson Argentina S.A. Epson Colombia, Ltda. Epson Perú, S.A. Avenida Belgrano 964/970 Calle 100, No. 21-64 piso 7 Av. Canaval y Moreyra 590, San (1092), Buenos Aires, Argentina Bogotá, Colombia Isidro, Lima 27, Perú...
  • Page 84: Copyright Notice

    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 85 (3rd generation) General notice: Other product names used herein are for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners. Epson disclaims any and all rights in those marks. This information is subject to change without notice.

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