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Chapter 1. Product Description The M500 projector can be used for both business presentations and home entertainment and is easy to connect, use, and maintain. Some main features of this projector are: v Extremely powerful, lightweight, and portable at 1.1 kg (2.5 lbs).
User’s guide (and installation) CD Multi-lingual quick start guide Carrying case Contact your dealer immediately if any items are missing, appear damaged, or if the unit does not work. Attention: Avoid using the projector in dusty environments. M500 Projector User’s Guide...
Top view of the projector This section provides information on the controls on the top of the projector. 1 User controls 2 Rear IR receiver 3 Lens zoom 4 Focus 5 Height-adjuster button 6 Front IR receiver Top view See top view detail Receives IR signal from remote control Enlarges projected image Clarifies projected image...
4 Menu 5 Source/Left cursor 6 Quick menu/Down cursor 7 Auto/Right cursor M500 Projector User’s Guide On-Screen Display (OSD) buttons and LEDs Orange - Lamp ready, you can safely turn off projector or unplug the projector Flashing - do not press power button...
Rear view of the projector This section provides information on the items on the back of the projector. 1 Power 2 Rear IR receiver 3 USB 4 Audio-in 5 Video/S-Video 6 DVI-I 7 Security lock Rear view Connects the supplied power cord Receiver for IR signal from remote control Connects the USB cable from a computer Connects the audio cable from the input device...
Attention: To reduce the risk of injury to the eyes, do not look directly into the remote control laser light and do not point the laser light into anyone’s eyes. The remote control is equipped with a Class II laser that emits radiation. M500 Projector User’s Guide Bottom view Push to release height adjuster...
1 Laser Use as on-screen pointer. Do not point in eyes. 2 IR transmitter Transmits signals to projector. 3 Status LED Lights when the remote control is used. 4 Auto Auto adjustment for phase, tracking, size, position. 5 Blank Makes the screen blank. 6 Enter Changes settings in the OSD.
Projector and remote control buttons The projector can be operated using the remote control or the buttons on the top of the projector. All operations can be carried out with the remote control; however the buttons on the projector are limited in use.
To control your computer mouse using the projector remote control, connect the projector to the computer with a USB cable as shown below. Note: USB mouse function is only supported with Windows 2000 and Windows XP. M500 Projector User’s Guide Description Connect the supplied USB cable from a computer.
Starting and shutting down the projector 1. Connect the power cord to the projector. Connect the other end to a wall outlet. This turns on the POWER and READY LEDs on the projector. 2. Turn on the connected devices. 3. Ensure that the Ready LED is on a steady (not flashing) orange and then press the Power button to turn on the projector.
Attention: Keep the password in a safe place. Without the password, you will not be able to use the projector. If you lose the password, contact Lenovo support for information on clearing the password. 1. Press Menu to open the OSD menu.
5. Press the left or right cursor button to select Enable (green text is selected). A password dialog box appears. 6. You can use the cursor buttons numbered 1, 2, 3, and 4 on the remote to enter the password. You can use any combination including the same number multiple times, but the password must be four characters.
2. To lower the level of the projector, press the height-adjuster button and push down on the top of the projector. 3. If the image is not level, rotate the leveling foot D on the left of the projector. To rotate the image clockwise, rotate the foot clockwise (as viewed from above). M500 Projector User’s Guide...
Adjusting zoom, focus and keystone 1. Use the Image-zoom control (on the projector only) to resize the projected image and screen size A . 2. Use the Image-focus control (on the projector only) to sharpen the projected image B . 3.
1. Press the Quick Menu button. The brightness control appears on the display. 2. Press the Quick Menu button repeatedly to scroll through the options contrast, volume, and keystone. 3. Use the left cursor/Source and Auto/cursor right buttons to adjust the value. The slider menu closes automatically. M500 Projector User’s Guide...
Note: Depending on the video source not all items in the OSD are available. For example, the Horizontal or Vertical Position items in the Properties menu can only be modified when connected to a PC. Items that are not available are grayed out and cannot be accessed. M500 Projector User’s Guide...
Setting the OSD language You may want to reference the OSD on your projector while reading this section. Set the OSD language to your preference before continuing. The default language is English. 1. Press the menu button to open the OSD menu. 2.
Press the left or right cursor button to adjust the color space (range: Auto - RGB - YPbPr - YCbCr) Cancel Return to previous menu. Quality menu functions available for connected source Function Brightness Contrast M500 Projector User’s Guide Component DVI-D video Default Normal Auto Composite video...
Function Sharpness Color temp Color saturation Color tint Gamma Color space Cancel x = available to video source Properties menu 1. Press the Menu button to open the OSD. 2. Press the left or right cursor buttons to move to the Properties menu. 3.
Advance feature See “Advance features” on page 3-7. Cancel Return to previous menu. Properties menu functions available for connected source Function Horizontal position Vertical position Keystone correction Aspect ratio M500 Projector User’s Guide Description Component DVI-D video Default Composite video S-video...
Function Advance feature Cancel x = available to video source Advance features 1. Press the Menu button to open the OSD menu. 2. Press the up or down cursor buttonsto move to the Properties menu. 3. Press the up or down cursor buttons to move to the Advance Feature menu and then press the Enter button.
1. Press the Menu button to open the OSD menu. 2. Press the left or right cursor buttons to move to the Properties menu. Press the up or down cursor buttons to move to the Advance Feature menu. M500 Projector User’s Guide Default Data source:...
3. Press the up or down cursor buttons to move to the User Color menu and then press the Enter button. 4. Press the up or down cursor buttons to move up and down in the User Color menu. Press the left or right cursor buttons to change values for settings.
Press the left or right cursor button to position the OSD on screen. (Range: Left - Right - Center - Down - Up) Menu display Press the left or right cursor button to determine the timeout delay of the OSD. (Range: 10 - 20 sec.) 3-10 M500 Projector User’s Guide Default blue center...
Translucent menu Press the left or right cursor button to set menu screen translucency. (Range: 0% - 100%) Cancel Return to previous menu Note: The Options menu functions are available to all video sources. Setup menu 1. Press the Menu button to open the OSD. 2.
6. If you wish to cancel all changes made within the Language menu, select Cancel and press the Enter button. 7. Press Menu to confirm the new settings and leave the Language menu. 3-12 M500 Projector User’s Guide Component DVI-D video...
Information menu 1. Press the Menu button to open the OSD menu. 2. Press the left or right cursor buttons to move to the Information menu. 3. Press the up or down cursor buttons to move up and down in the Information menu. 4.
Normal). Eco mode uses less power and extends lamp life, but decreases lamp brightness. Lamp hour reset After replacing the lamp, this item should be reset. Refer to “Replacing the projection lamp” on page A-1. 3-14 M500 Projector User’s Guide Default Display only Display only Display only Display only...
1. Press the Menu button to open the Main menu. 2. Press the left or right cursor button to move to the Information menu. 3. Press the up or down cursor button to move down to Lamp Hour Reset. M500 Projector User’s Guide...
4. Press the up or down cursor button or the Enter button. A message screen appears. 5. Using the remote, press the cursor buttons in this order: down, up, left, right. The Status menu displays the Lamp Hours reset to zero. Cleaning the projector Cleaning the projector to remove dust and grime will help ensure trouble-free operation.
Using the Kensington lock If you are concerned about security, attach the projector to a permanent object with the Kensington slot and a security cable. Note: Contact Lenovo for details on purchasing a suitable Kensington security cable. M500 Projector User’s Guide...
Issue There is no light from the projector. The lamp turns off. M500 Projector User’s Guide Solution(s) 1. Verify the settings on your notebook or desktop PC. 2. Turn off all equipment and power up again in the correct order.
Remote control problems Issue The projector does not respond to the remote control. Audio problems Issue There is no sound. The sound is distorted. Servicing the projector If you are unable to solve the problem, you should have the projector serviced. For details on obtaining service, go to Appendix D, “Service and Support,”...
Timing mode table The projector can display several resolutions. The following table outlines the resolutions that can be displayed by the projector. Signal Resolution NTSC PAL/SECAM VESA 640 x 350 720 x 400 720 x 400 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 480 800 x 600...
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