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  • Page 1 E500 Projector User’s Guide...
  • Page 3 E500 Projector User’s Guide...
  • Page 4 RESTRICTED RIGHTS. Use, duplication or disclosure by the Government is subject to the GSA ADP Schedule contract with Lenovo Group Limited, if any, or the standard terms of this commercial license, or if the agency is unable to accept this Program under these terms, then we provide this Program under the provisions set forth in Commercial Computer Software–Restricted Rights at FAR 52.227-19, when applicable, or under Rights in...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Adjusting the zoom, focus and keystone Adjusting the volume . Chapter 3. Connecting devices to the projector ... . . 3-1 Connecting devices Connecting to a USB device . Chapter 4. Using the projector features 4-1 Using the remote control .
  • Page 6 E500 Projector: User’s Guide...
  • Page 7: Safety Information

    Lees voordat u dit product installeert eerst de veiligheidsvoorschriften. Les sikkerhetsinformasjonen (Safety Information) før du installerer dette produktet. Antes de instalar este produto, leia as Informações sobre Segurança. Antes de instalar este producto lea la información de seguridad. © Copyright Lenovo 2005. © Portions Copyright IBM Corp. 2004.
  • Page 8 Läs säkerhetsinformationen innan du installerar den här produkten. E500 Projector: User’s Guide...
  • Page 9: General Safety Guidelines

    Note: Some parts can be upgraded or replaced by the customer. These parts are referred to as Customer Replaceable Units, or CRUs. Lenovo expressly identifies CRUs as such, and provides documentation with instructions when it is appropriate for customers to replace those parts. You must closely follow all instructions when performing such replacements.
  • Page 10: Extension Cords And Related Devices

    In addition many mobile products such as ThinkPad notebook PCs utilize a rechargeable battery pack to provide system power when in portable mode. Batteries supplied by Lenovo for use with your product have been tested for compatibility and should only be replaced with Lenovo approved parts.
  • Page 11: Heat And Product Ventilation

    shorten the life of the battery and can also pose a safety hazard. Do not let rechargeable Lithium-Ion batteries completely discharge or store these batteries in a discharged state. Heat and product ventilation Computers generate heat when turned on and when batteries are charging. Notebook PCs can generate a significant amount of heat due to their compact size.
  • Page 12 E500 Projector: User’s Guide...
  • Page 13: Registering Your Option

    Registering your option Thank you for purchasing this Lenovo register your product and provide us with information that will help Lenovo to better serve you in the future. Your feedback is valuable to us in developing products and services that are important to you, as well as in developing better ways to communicate with you.
  • Page 14 E500 Projector: User’s Guide...
  • Page 15: Preface

    9 Composite video cable 10 User’s Guide (and installation) CD 11 Multi-language Quick Start guide 12 Carrying case © Copyright Lenovo 2005. © Portions Copyright IBM Corp. 2004. ® E500 Projector can be used for both business presentations and xiii...
  • Page 16 Placing the projector into the case too soon after switching off the power could cause the projector to overheat and will shorten lamp life. v Be sure to attach the lens cap and place the projector into the soft case to avoid damaging the lens.
  • Page 17: Chapter 1. Introduction

    Chapter 1. Introduction The figures below show the features of the E500 projector. Figure 1-1. Front right view of projector 1 Lens/focus 2 IR receiver 3 Connectors 4 Power cord connector 5 Leveling foot 6 Elevator foot 7 Elevator foot adjuster button...
  • Page 18 Figure 1-2. Top view of projector 1 Zoom 2 Focus 3 Power 4 System status LEDs 5 Control buttons 6 Source button 7 Menu button 8 Auto button 9 Speaker E500 Projector: User’s Guide...
  • Page 19 Figure 1-3. Top view of the control buttons and LEDs on the projector. 1 Power (LED) 2 Ready (LED) 3 Keystone/Up cursor 4 Volume/ Right cursor 5 Enter button 6 Keystone/ Down cursor 7 Volume/ Left cursor Figure 1-4. Connectors...
  • Page 20 3 Video cable 4 AC socket 5 Composite video 6 S-video 7 USB 8 Security slot Figure 1-5. Bottom view of the projector 1 Projection lamp cover 2 Elevator foot 3 Leveling foot 4 Ceiling support holes E500 Projector: User’s Guide...
  • Page 21: Chapter 2. Setting Up The Projector

    ThinkPad, press Fn + F7 on the computer keyboard to switch the display output to the projector. Check the user’s manual of non- Lenovo PCs to determine the appropriate Fn hot keys to change display output. Attention Do not look directly into the projection lens when the lamp is turned on.
  • Page 22: Adjusting The Projector Height

    To adjust the projector height, complete the following procedure: 1. To raise the height of the projector, lift the projector as shown in 1 and press the elevator-foot buttons as shown in 2 . The elevator foot drops down as shown in 3 .
  • Page 23: Positioning The Projector

    1.5 m (4.9 ft) from the projection screen. v Position the projector within 2.7 m (9 ft) of your power source and within 1.8 m (6 ft) of your video device (unless you purchase extension cables). To ensure adequate cable access, do not place the projector within .15 m (6 in.) of a wall or...
  • Page 24: Adjusting The Zoom, Focus And Keystone

    Adjusting the zoom, focus and keystone To adjust the image, follow these steps. 1. Use the Image-focus control on the projector to sharpen the projected image as shown in 1 . 2. Use the Image-zoom control on the projector to resize the projected image and screen size as shown in 2 .
  • Page 25: Adjusting The Volume

    3. Press the Mute button (on the remote control only) to turn off the volume. See 3 in the figure above. 4. Press the Volume +/- buttons on the projector or the remote control to turn off the mute. Chapter 2. Setting up the projector...
  • Page 26 E500 Projector: User’s Guide...
  • Page 27: Chapter 3. Connecting Devices To The Projector

    Chapter 3. Connecting devices to the projector This chapter provides information on connecting devices to the E500 Projector. Connecting devices Computers and video devices can be connected to the projector at the same time. Check the user’s manual of the connecting device to confirm that it has the appropriate output connector.
  • Page 28 Note: USB mouse function is only supported with Windows 2000 and Windows E500 Projector: User’s Guide...
  • Page 29: Chapter 4. Using The Projector Features

    The remote control is equipped with a Class II laser that emits radiation. The figure below provides an illustration of the remote. © Copyright Lenovo 2005. © Portions Copyright IBM Corp. 2004. 1 Laser 2 IR transmitter...
  • Page 30: Inserting The Remote Control Batteries

    3. Replace the cover, as shown. Note: v Only use AAA alkaline batteries. v Dispose of used batteries according to local government ordinance regulations. v Remove the batteries when not using the remote for prolonged periods. E500 Projector: User’s Guide...
  • Page 31: Operating Range

    10 m (33 ft) and 30° above or below the projector level. If the projector does not respond to the remote control, move a little closer.
  • Page 32 E500 Projector: User’s Guide...
  • Page 33: Chapter 5. On-Screen Display Menu Controls

    Note: You must have a display on the screen in order to access the OSD. Navigating the OSD You can use the remote control or the buttons on the top of the projector to navigate and make changes to the OSD. The following sections show the menu options in the OSD.
  • Page 34 Brightness Contrast Sharpness Color Temperature Color Saturation Color Tint E500 Projector: User’s Guide Description Press the cursor left/right button to adjust the brightness. Range: 0 to 100 Press the cursor left/right button to adjust the contrast. Range: 0 to 100 Press the cursor left/right button to adjust the display sharpness.
  • Page 35 Item Gamma Press the cursor left/right button to adjust the gamma correction of the display. Input Gamma Brightness Video Chart B&W Color Space Press the cursor left/right button to adjust the Range: Auto, RGB, YpbPr YCbCr Cancel Resets all Quality item setting to default value Description High High...
  • Page 36: Properties Menu

    Vertical Position Keystone Aspect Ratio Advanced Features Cancel E500 Projector: User’s Guide Description Press the cursor left/right button to move the image left or right. Range: 0 to 100 Press the cursor left/right button to move the image up or down.
  • Page 37: Advanced Feature Menu

    Range 0 to 10 Logo Display Press the cursor left/right button to enable or disable the logo display at initial power on and when there is no input to the projector. Range On/Off Cancel Resets all Advanced Function item settings to the default value.
  • Page 38 Volume Menu Position Menu Display Translucent Menu Cancel E500 Projector: User’s Guide Description Press the cursor left/right button to select a background color for blank screen. Range: Black, Red, Green, Blue, White Press the cursor left/right button to enable or disable automatic source detection.
  • Page 39: Setup Menu

    Setup menu Follow the steps below to access the Setup menu. 1. Press the Menu button to open the OSD menu. 2. Press the cursor left/right button to move to the Setup menu. 3. Press the cursor up/down button to move up and down in the Setup menu. The following table shows the options that you will see in the Setup menu and the default.
  • Page 40: Information Menu

    The following table shows the options that you will see in the Information menu and a brief description. Item Video Information Active Source Software Version E500 Projector: User’s Guide Description Press the cursor left/right button to adjust the A/D sampling clock. Frequency is only active when the input source is Analog RGB.
  • Page 41 Item Lamp Hours Lamp Mode Lamp Hour Reset Description Number of hours the lamp has been in use Press the cursor left/right button to select Lamp mode: v Normal v Eco After replacing the lamp, this item should be reset. Chapter 5.
  • Page 42 5-10 E500 Projector: User’s Guide...
  • Page 43: Appendix A. Maintenance

    Replacing the projection lamp Use only a replacement lamp with the same type and rating as the original lamp. Contact your Lenovo representative for information or go to www.lenovo.com/pc. Note: Turn off the projector, unplug the power cord, and allow the projector to cool for at least 1 hour before attempting to replace the lamp.
  • Page 44 3. Remove the two screws from the lamp module as shown. 4. Lift the module handle up as shown. 5. Pull firmly on the module handle to remove the lamp module as shown. 6. Reverse steps 1 through 5 to install the new lamp module. E500 Projector: User’s Guide...
  • Page 45: Resetting The Lamp Timer

    50% to 750 lumens. Using the security slot The projector has a security slot, (see Figure 1-4 on page 1-3). Refer to the information that comes with the lock for instructions on how to use it. Appendix A. Maintenance...
  • Page 46 E500 Projector: User’s Guide...
  • Page 47: Appendix B. Troubleshooting

    There is no light from the projector. © Copyright Lenovo 2005. © Portions Copyright IBM Corp. 2004. Solution v Verify the settings on your notebook or desktop PC v Turn off all equipment and power up again in the correct order.
  • Page 48: Projector Leds

    The sound is distorted. Projector LEDs The LED on top of the projector indicates the state of the projector and can help you troubleshoot. There are two-second pauses between the blinking cycles. For more details on LED projector errors, contact your Lenovo representative.
  • Page 49 Table B-3. Power LED error messages (continued) Power LED number of flashes Explanation Fan error. Refer to Lamp-ready LED to determine which fan. Lamp cover open DLP driver error. Appendix B. Troubleshooting...
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  • Page 51: Appendix C. Specifications

    Lamp type Input power requirements Ceiling mount © Copyright Lenovo 2005. © Portions Copyright IBM Corp. 2004. 5° to 35° C (41° to 95° F) at sea level -10° to 60° C(14° to 140° F) 3,048 m (0 to 10,000 ft)
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  • Page 53: Appendix D. Service And Support

    Telephone technical support Installation and configuration support through the Customer Support Center will be withdrawn or made available for a fee, at Lenovo’s discretion, 90 days after the option has been withdrawn from marketing. Additional support offerings, including step-by-step installation assistance, are available for a nominal fee.
  • Page 54 E500 Projector: User’s Guide...
  • Page 55: Appendix E. Lenovo Statement Of Limited Warranty

    Country-unique Terms, and Part 3 - Warranty Information. The terms of Part 2 replace or modify those of Part 1. The warranties provided by Lenovo Group Limited or one of its subsidiaries (called ″Lenovo″) in this Statement of Limited Warranty apply only to Machines you purchase for your use, and not for resale.
  • Page 56 If the Machine does not function as warranted during the warranty period, contact a Service Provider. If you do not register the Machine with Lenovo, you may be required to present proof of purchase as evidence of your entitlement to warranty service.
  • Page 57 Personal Data. Limitation of Liability Lenovo is responsible for loss of, or damage to, your Machine only while it is 1) in your Service Provider’s possession or 2) in transit in those cases where Lenovo is responsible for the transportation charges.
  • Page 58: Part 2 - Country-Unique Terms

    LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. Governing Law Both you and Lenovo consent to the application of the laws of the country in which you acquired the Machine to govern, interpret, and enforce all of your and Lenovo’s rights, duties, and obligations arising from, or relating in any manner to, the subject matter of this Statement of Limited Warranty, without regard to conflict of law principles.
  • Page 59 Limitation of Liability: The following is added at the end of this section: In accordance with Article 1328 of the Peruvian Civil Code the limitations and exclusions specified in this section will not apply to damages caused by Lenovo’s willful misconduct (″dolo″) or gross negligence (″culpa inexcusable″).
  • Page 60 Limitation of Liability: The following is added to this section: Where Lenovo is in breach of a condition or warranty implied by the Trade Practices Act 1974 or other similar legislation, Lenovo’s liability is limited to the repair or replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods. Where that...
  • Page 61 Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 or other legislation which cannot be excluded or limited. The Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 will not apply in respect of any goods which Lenovo provides, if you require the goods for the purposes of a business as defined in that Act.
  • Page 62 Machine in any of those countries from a Service Provider, provided the Machine has been announced and made available by Lenovo in the country in which you wish to obtain service. E500 Projector: User’s Guide...
  • Page 63 Republic, Slovenia, or Ukraine, you may obtain warranty service for that Machine in any of those countries from a Service Provider, provided the Machine has been announced and made available by Lenovo in the country in which you wish to obtain service..
  • Page 64 598 (2) of the Austrian Code of Civil Procedure, the parties expressly waive the application of paragraph 595 (1) figure 7 of the Code. Lenovo may, however, institute proceedings in a competent court in the country of installation.
  • Page 65 Limitation of Liability: The following replaces the terms of this section in its entirety: Except as otherwise provided by mandatory law: 1. Lenovo’s liability for any damages and losses that may arise as a consequence of the fulfillment of its obligations under or in connection with this Statement...
  • Page 66 In case your Service Provider is unable to repair a Lenovo Machine, you can alternatively ask for a partial refund as far as justified by the reduced value of the unrepaired Machine or ask for a cancellation of the respective agreement for such Machine and get your money refunded.
  • Page 67 For the purposes of this section, a “Default” means any act, statement, omission, or negligence on the part of Lenovo in connection with, or in relation to, the subject matter of this Statement of Limited Warranty in respect of which Lenovo is legally liable to you, whether in contract or tort.
  • Page 68 Save with respect to any liability referred to in item 1 above, under no circumstances is Lenovo or any of its suppliers, resellers or Service Providers liable for any of the following, even if Lenovo or they were informed of the possibility of such losses: 1.
  • Page 69: Part 3 - Warranty Information

    1. Customer Replaceable Unit (″CRU″) Service Lenovo will ship CRUs to you for you to install, Tier 1 CRUs are easy to install whereas Tier 2 CRUs require some technical skill and tools. CRU information and replacement instructions are shipped with your Machine and are available from Lenovo at any time on your request.
  • Page 70: Worldwide Telephone List

    1) return instructions and a container are shipped with the replacement CRU, and 2) you may be charged for the replacement CRU if Lenovo does not receive the defective CRU within 30 days of your receipt of the replacement.
  • Page 71 (Finnish) France Up and running support: 0238-557-450 Warranty service and support (hardware): 0810-631-213 Warranty service and support (software): 0810-631-020 (French) Germany Up and running support: 07032-15-49201 Warranty service and support: 01805-25-35-58 (German) Appendix E. Lenovo Statement of Limited Warranty E-17...
  • Page 72 1800-88-8558 (English, Bahasa, Melayu) Malta +356-23-4175 Mexico 001-866-434-2080 (Spanish) Middle East +44 (0)1475-555-055 Netherlands +31-20-514-5770 (Dutch) New Zealand 0800-446-149 (English) Nicaragua 255-6658 (Spanish) Norway Up and running support: 6681-1100 Warranty service and support: 8152-1550 (Norwegian) E-18 E500 Projector: User’s Guide...
  • Page 73: Guarantee Supplement For Mexico

    All software programs pre-loaded in the equipment shall only have a thirty- (30) day guarantee for installation defects from the date of purchase. Lenovo is not Appendix E. Lenovo Statement of Limited Warranty...
  • Page 74 Col. Club de Golf Atlas El Salto, Jalisco, México C.P. 45680, Tel. 01-800-3676900 Marketing by: Lenovo de México, Comercialización y Servicios, S. A. de C. V. Alfonso Nápoles Gándara No 3111 Parque Corporativo de Peña Blanca Delegación Álvaro Obregón México, D.F., México C.P.
  • Page 75: Appendix F. Notices

    Web sites. The materials at those Web sites are not part of the materials for this Lenovo product, and use of those Web sites is at your own risk.
  • Page 76: Trademarks

    Furthermore, some measurements may have been estimated through extrapolation. Actual results may vary. Users of this document should verify the applicable data for their specific environment. Trademarks The following terms are trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both: Lenovo ThinkCentre...
  • Page 77: Appendix G. Electronic Emissions Notices

    Consult an authorized dealer or service representative for help. Lenovo is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables or connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment. Unauthorized changes or modifications could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
  • Page 78 Grenzwerte der EN 55022 Klasse B ein. Um dieses sicherzustellen, sind die Geräte wie in den Handbüchern beschrieben zu installieren und zu betreiben. Des Weiteren dürfen auch nur von der Lenovo empfohlene Kabel angeschlossen werden. Lenovo übernimmt keine Verantwortung für die Einhaltung der Schutzanforderungen, wenn das Produkt ohne Zustimmung...
  • Page 79 à la compatibilité électromagnétique. Lenovo décline toute responsabilité en cas de non-respect de cette directive résultant d’une modification non recommandée du produit, y compris l’ajout de cartes en option non Lenovo. Ce produit respecte les limites des caractéristiques d’immunité des appareils de traitement de l’information définies par la classe B de la norme européenne EN...
  • Page 80 Japanese statement of compliance for products less than or equal to 20 A per phase E500 Projector: User’s Guide...
  • Page 82 Part Number: 73P4957 Printed in USA (1P) P/N: 73P4957...