HP L1581A User Manual

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    Notice This manual and any examples contained herein are provided “as is” and are subject to change without notice. Hewlett-Packard Company makes no warranty of any kind with regard to this manual, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    To set up the projector for wired network access ......13...

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    To find the projector’s address ..........47 To manage the projector using the on-screen menu ......48 To manage the projector from the Web.

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    Contents Korea ..............66 International.

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    Contents User’s Guide...

  • Page 7: Setting Up The Projector

    HP ceiling mount kit enables you to simply and discreetly install your projector on the ceiling. ■ HP mobile screens with built-in handles are easy to carry and set up anywhere you need them. ■ HP power cables allow you to connect in any region.

  • Page 8: What's In The Box

    Setting Up the Projector What’s in the Box? Before setting up your projector, be sure your shipping box includes the following items. If the shipping box is missing any of the following items, contact HP. Symbol Item Advanced connectivity module...

  • Page 9: Identifying Features Of The Module

    LAN port CompactFlash card slots User’s Guide Setting Up the Projector Function Reserved for future use. Connects USB memory card, mouse or keyboard. Connects control equipment. Connects the projector to a network. Accepts CompactFlash Type I and Type II cards.

  • Page 10: Setting Up The Module, To Install The Connectivity Module

    , then remove the screw directly behind the back infrared receiver 3. Loosen the two thumb screws 4. Pull on the two thumb screws until the module releases from the projector 5. Remove the old connectivity module from the back of the projector and install the new connectivity module.

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    ✎ If the projector displays a message saying you must update the firmware for the projector or accessory module, see “To update the firmware” on page 51. The projector might not work properly if the components have incompatible firmware.

  • Page 12: To Install A Compactflash Wireless Card

    To remove the card, push the button next to the slot to pop out the button, then push the button to eject the card. After installing the card, configure the card. See “To set up the projector for a wireless connection” on page 15.

  • Page 13: To Set Up The Projector For Wired Network Access

    1. Plug a CAT5 or equivalent network cable into the LAN port on the back of the module. Connect the other end to the local network. 2. Turn on the projector. The left indicator light on the network port turns on showing a 10- or 100-Mb/s connection. The light on the right shows network activity.

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    Setting Up the Projector 5. In the browser, go to Networking > Wireless Presenter. Enter a projector name to identify the projector for network presenters. You can also enter a projector password that presenters must provide when they connect. 6. Click Apply to activate settings.

  • Page 15: To Set Up The Projector For A Wireless Connection

    To set up the projector for a wireless connection If a CompactFlash wireless networking card is installed, the projector has a wireless network port in addition to the wired network port. You must set up the projector according to the type of wireless configuration you want to support.

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    3. On a networked computer, open Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator, enter the IP address of the projector into the URL bar, and press the Enter key. Use the IP address for the wired network connection when setting the wireless configuration.

  • Page 17: Preparing For Presentations

    Presenting from a Networked Computer This chapter explains how to give presentations from a computer that has a wired or wireless network connection to a projector. ■ “Preparing for Presentations” on page 17 ■ “Showing Presentations” on page 23 Preparing for Presentations This section describes how to prepare your computer for networked presentations.

  • Page 18: To Prepare Your Computer For Networked Presentations

    To set up your computer for a wired network connection (optional) ✎ You do not have to change your computer to use the same network as the projector. When you make a presentation using Wireless Presenter-to-Go, the software can connect to a projector on any network.

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    Use the following instructions to configure the network settings (Windows XP path given). See network connections in Windows help or the network administrator for more information. 1. On your computer, select Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet Connections. 2.

  • Page 20: To Set Up Your Computer For A Wireless Connection (optional)

    To set up your computer for a wireless connection (optional) ✎ You do not have to change your computer to use the same network as the projector. When you make a presentation using Wireless Presenter-to-Go, the software can connect to a projector on any network.

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    Presenting from a Networked Computer ■ Infrastructure connection—This is a wireless connection to a wireless access point. The access point connect to the projector through a wired or wireless network connection. User’s Guide...

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    Quick choice > Wireless Presenter. This screen shows wireless settings you need for making a wireless Ad Hoc connection. If the projector has a wired or wireless Infrastructure connection to an access point but this is not your normal wireless network, check with the network administrator for the correct settings for the access point, including the SSID, encryption options, and TCP/IP settings.

  • Page 23: Showing Presentations

    ■ Set the Authentication Mode to Ad Hoc. ■ Match the Desired SSID and WEP Encryption to the settings on the projector. ■ If a channel setting is available, set the channel to Auto. For an Infrastructure connection, set the following properties: ■...

  • Page 24: To Start A Presentation

    5. Select the desired projector from the list. If the projector is not shown in the list or if its icon is red, especially if it is not on the local network, click Other Projector and enter its network settings.

  • Page 25: To Stop Showing Your Presentation

    6. Click Connect. 7. If you are prompted for a projector password, enter it. The projector displays its password in the on-screen menu at Quick choice > Wireless Presenter. 8. In the control window, click Start Presentation. Your computer monitor is displayed on the projector screen.

  • Page 26: To Include Other Presenters

    To assign a person to present, click the name in the list of users and click Assign Projector Access. ■ To stop a presenter, click the name in the list and click Revoke Projector Access. ■ To assign a new moderator, click the name in the list and click Assign Moderator.

  • Page 27: To Disconnect And Free The Projector

    2. Do one of the following: ■ If you want to disconnect and quit, click Exit. ■ If you want to disconnect from this projector and connect to a different projector, click Disconnect. User’s Guide Presenting from a Networked Computer...

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    Presenting from a Networked Computer User’s Guide...

  • Page 29: To Prepare Your Handheld Organizer For Wireless Presentations, Preparing For Presentations

    Presenting from a Wireless Handheld Organizer This chapter explains how to give presentations on a handheld organizer that has a wireless network connection to a projector. ■ “Preparing for Presentations” on page 29 ■ “Showing Presentations” on page 32 Preparing for Presentations This section describes how to prepare your handheld organizer for networked presentations.

  • Page 30: To Create A Mobile Presentation

    31. Creating presentations from PowerPoint The following steps require that you have installed the HP Wireless Presenter-to-Go Desktop software for mobile presentations. 1. On your computer, open an existing presentation and click the Wireless Presenter-to-Go mobile presentation button on the PowerPoint toolbar.

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    Palm devices do not support these features. Creating presentations by printing The following steps require that you have installed the HP Wireless Presenter-to-Go Desktop software for mobile presentations. 1. On your computer, open the application with which you want to generate presentation slides.

  • Page 32: To Make A Wireless Connection, Showing Presentations

    To make a wireless connection If your handheld organizer has 802.11b wireless networking capability, you can connect to a projector without using any cables. You can make a wireless connection to the projector in two ways, depending on the projector setup: ■...

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    Quick choice > Wireless Presenter. This screen shows wireless settings you need for making a wireless connection. If the projector has a wired network connection to an access point, but this is not your normal wireless network, check with the network administrator for the correct settings for the access point, including the SSID, encryption options, and TCP/IP settings.

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    Palm a. On the main screen, tap Presenter. b. Enter a name to identify yourself. If the projector has a password, enter it in the space provided. c. Tap the projector name to connect. Your display shows a list of slides for the current presentation.

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    3. To start the presentation, click the first slide you want to show. 4. If the projector is showing a different input, press the source button on the projector or remote control to find your network input. Open the on-screen menu and select Input > Connectivity module.

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    Presenting from a Wireless Handheld Organizer User’s Guide...

  • Page 37: To Store A Presentation, Preparing For Presentations

    Fonts installed on your computer might not be available on the projector. For best results, do one of the following: ■ If you copy a PowerPoint file to a memory card, HP Wireless Presenter-to-Go software prompts you to embed the required fonts on the card. Allow the fonts to be embedded.

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    CompactFlash (CF) Secure Digital (SD) MultiMediaCard (MMC) Memory Stick (MS) If you install HP Wireless Presenter-to-Go, it embeds the required fonts on the memory card when you copy the presentation. See “To prepare a PowerPoint presentation” on page 39. If you install HP Wireless Presenter-to-Go Desktop software on your computer, you can create a mobile presentation (PDB file).

  • Page 39: To Prepare Your Computer, To Prepare A Powerpoint Presentation

    To prepare your computer You must install HP Wireless Presenter-to-Go software on your computer to support memory card presentations. ■ Font support for PowerPoint files. To correctly display a PowerPoint presentation from a memory card, the required fonts should be available on the card. The font service ensures fonts are available for PowerPoint (PPT) files you copy onto the card.

  • Page 40: To Create Mobile Presentations

    To create mobile presentations You can use HP Wireless Presenter-to-Go Desktop to create a mobile presentation from Microsoft PowerPoint (see the previous topic for suggestions) or any application that can print. A mobile presentation file (PDB file) includes all necessary font information.

  • Page 41: To Insert A Memory Card In The Projector, Showing Presentations

    Showing Presentations To insert a memory card in the projector ✎ When a memory card is installed, any current networked or wireless presentation is interrupted. To make a networked or wireless presentation, you must remove all memory cards from the projector.

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    Presenting from a Memory Card 3. If the projector is showing input from a different source, press the source button on the projector or remote control to find the memory card input. Open the on-screen menu and select Input > Connectivity module.

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    CF Memory > 2004 ✎ You can select a presentation and show it using the projector buttons or the remote control. If you connect a USB mouse or keyboard to a USB port on the accessory module, you can use it to select and control the presentation. See the following table.

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    • Left-click and right-click buttons (remote control or USB mouse) • Left , right , up (projector, remote control, or USB keyboard) • Back button (projector or remote control) • Simultaneous left- and right-click buttons (USB mouse) • Enter key (USB keyboard)

  • Page 45: To Stop A Memory Card Presentation

    Press the back presentations, or ■ Press the source button or select a different source from the on-screen menu, or ■ Remove the memory card from the projector. User’s Guide (continued) Press this... • Page Up and Page Down to select Options,...

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    Presenting from a Memory Card User’s Guide...

  • Page 47: Managing The Projector, To Find The Projector's Address

    “To manage the projector from the Web” on page 49 To find the projector’s address ■ Press the enter button on the projector or remote control to open the on-screen menu. The wired network IP address is shown as a series of numbers at the bottom of the menu.

  • Page 48: To Manage The Projector Using The On-screen Menu

    Maintaining the System To manage the projector using the on-screen menu The projector’s on-screen menu is described in detail in the projector manual. However, when you install a connectivity module, certain new menu entries are displayed in the on-screen menu.

  • Page 49: To Manage The Projector From The Web

    1. On a networked computer, open an Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator, enter the IP address of the projector in the URL bar, and press the Enter key. See “To find the projector’s address” on page 47 for more information.

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    Sets an administrator password to control access to configuration parameters on these Web pages. Limits host access to the projector. Displays statistics for the projector. Sets projector conditions that cause automatic email notifications. Upgrades the projector and module firmware. Specifies support information.

  • Page 51: Upgrading The System, To Update The Firmware

    “To update the firmware” on page 51 To update the firmware HP might periodically release updated versions of the projector firmware to enhance the projector performance. Firmware versions are shown in the on-screen menu at Help > About this projector and in the Web interface on the Home tab. Check for updated versions at http://www.hp.com/go/proj_firmware.

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    Maintaining the System User’s Guide...

  • Page 53: Troubleshooting Suggestions, Connection Problems

    If the suggestions do not solve your problem, contact HP—see the support guide for more information. If you are experiencing problems with the projector, see the projector manual.

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    Be sure that you are using the correct IP address. If you are using a wired network connection, the projector’s IP address is shown in the on-screen menu on the projector. If you are using a wireless connection, the wireless IP address is shown in the on-screen menu at Quick choice >...

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    Be sure the CompactFlash 802.11b card is fully inserted. Be sure the CompactFlash 802.11b card is compatible. If you are not using an HP CompactFlash card designed for use with wireless projectors, the card might not be supported. Be sure the projector is set up for wireless connections. Open the on-screen menu and select Quick choice >...

  • Page 56: Setup Problems

    Be sure your computer meets the minimum requirements for Wireless Presenter-to-Go. See “To prepare your computer for networked presentations” on page 18 for more information. If an earlier version of HP Wireless Presenter-to-Go is installed on your computer, try uninstalling it before installing a new version.

  • Page 57: Presentation Problems

    Wireless Presenter-to-Go. See “To prepare your handheld organizer for wireless presentations” on page 29. If an earlier version of HP Wireless Presenter-to-Go is installed on your device, try uninstalling it before installing a new version. In Wireless Presenter-to-Go, be sure you have connected to the desired projector.

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    ❏ In Wireless Presenter-to-Go, if you selected the advanced option to use the projector as an extended desktop, you must open Display Properties on your computer, go to the Settings tab, and set display 2 to extend the Windows desktop. The next time you connect to the projector, no windows are initially shown on the projector.

  • Page 59: Memory Card Problems

    Memory card problems If the incorrect fonts are displayed in a PowerPoint presentation: To embed PowerPoint fonts on a memory card, you must use a computer with HP Wireless Presenter-to-Go software (see “To prepare your computer” on page 39). ❏...

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    In PowerPoint, save the file as a type compatible with PowerPoint 2002. Click File > Save As, then change Save As Type. The projector cannot rotate pictures. Insert the memory card in a computer or camera and edit the pictures on the computer or camera.

  • Page 61: Hardware Problems

    If pictures in a picture presentation do not display in the correct order: ❏ If a memory card does not work with the projector: ❏ ❏ If a presentation file is not listed or does not open: ❏ ❏ Hardware problems If a USB mouse or keyboard does not work: ❏...

  • Page 62: Testing The Projector, To Run The Projector Diagnostics

    ❏ Testing the Projector The on-screen menu contains diagnostic tests you can use to verify the proper operation of the projector and the module. To run the projector diagnostics 1. Open the on-screen menu and select Help > Diagnostics. 2. Select a test to perform.

  • Page 63: Specifications

    “Safety Information” on page 64 ■ “Regulatory Information” on page 65 Specifications Because HP continually improves its products, the following specifications are subject to change. For the latest specifications, visit the HP website at http://www.hp.com. Connectors Presentation sources LAN port Power Size User’s Guide...

  • Page 64: Safety Information

    To reduce the risk of fire or electrical shock, do not allow small metallic objects to get inside the projector. Carry the projector only in its protective case, and do not store paper clips or other small objects inside the case.

  • Page 65: Regulatory Information, U.s.a, Canada

    This section presents information that shows how your accessory module complies with regulations in certain regions. Any modifications to your module not expressly approved by HP could void the authority to operate the module in these regions. U.S.A. This accessory module has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.

  • Page 66: Japan, Korea

    Reference Japan Korea User’s Guide...

  • Page 67: International

    94304. Phone: (650) 857-1501. User’s Guide DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY According to ISO/IEC Guide 22 and EN 45014 Hewlett Packard Company Hewlett Packard Company Digital Projection & Imaging 1000 NE Circle Blvd. Corvallis, OR 97330-4239 Advanced Connectivity Module L1581A Reference Steve Brown, General Manager...

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    Reference User’s Guide...

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    802.11b see wireless accessories 7 Ad Hoc connection for computer 20 for handheld 32 for wireless projector 15 animation 30 assign moderator 26 assign projector access 26 collaborating 26 CompactFlash card installing 12 CompactFlash wireless card configuring 15 computer configuring wireless 20...

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    26 module identifying parts 9 setting up 10 specifications 63 multiple presenters 26 network managing projector from 49 see also wired network see also wireless troubleshooting 53 on-screen menu finding projector settings 22 managing projector from 48 pausing presentation...

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    49 wired network configuring computer 18 configuring projector 13 troubleshooting 53 wireless configuring computer 20 configuring projector 15 User’s Guide finding projector settings 22 installing card 12 troubleshooting 53 Wireless Presenter-to-Go installing for memory card 40 installing on computer 18...

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    Index Index 72 User’s Guide...

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