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    WARNING: The power cord and cables associated with this product contain lead, a chemical known to the state of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling. WARNING: This product has a lamp which contains a very small amount of mercury. Dispose of it as required by local, state, or federal ordinances and regulations.

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    Inc. Microsoft, PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Windows are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Adobe and Acrobat are trademarks or regis- tered trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated. InFocus, ASK Proxima, LiteShow, LitePort, and LP are trademarks or registered trademarks of InFocus Corporation.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction Connecting a computer Required computer connections Displaying a computer image First-time projector use with Windows 98 Adjusting the image Connecting a video device Displaying a video image Shutting down the projector Troubleshooting your setup Using the keypad buttons Using the remote control Using the LitePort player Using the audio...

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    Important Operating Considerations for Safety • Place the projector in a horizontal position no greater than 15 degrees off axis. • Locate the projector in a well-ventilated area without any obstructions to intake or exhaust vents. Do not place the projector on a tablecloth or other soft covering that may block the vents.

  • Page 7: Introduction

    Introduction Your new digital projector provides computer and video inputs and has XGA 1024x768 resolution. The projector is easy to connect, easy to use, and easy to maintain. An Interactive Display on the top of the projector gives you constant feedback on the status of the projector. Online Registration Register your projector on our website to receive product updates, announcements, and registration incentives.

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    Connector Panel The projector provides computer and video connectors: • one M1-D/A (HD, DVI, and computer) • one VESA (HD, HD component, and computer) • one S-video • one composite RCA video • one audio in/one audio out It also has an RS-232 serial connector for serial control. The Command Line Interface (CLI) specifications and commands are on our website.

  • Page 9: Connecting A Computer, Required Computer Connections

    Connecting a computer connect computer cable Required computer connections Connect the black end of the computer cable to the Computer 1 connector on the projector. Connect the blue end to the video port on your computer. If you are using a desktop computer, you first need to disconnect the monitor cable from the computer’s video port.

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    If you are using a desktop computer and want to see the image on your computer screen as well as on the projection screen, plug the monitor cable connect monitor cable to the black Computer 2 connector on the projector. This connector can be used as monitor out or VESA in.

  • Page 11: Displaying A Computer Image

    Displaying a computer image Remove the lens cap. Press the Power button on the top of the projector or the remote. The LED flashes green and the fans start to run. When the lamp comes on, the startup screen is displayed and the LED is steady green. It can take a minute for the image to achieve full brightness.

  • Page 12: First-time Projector Use With Windows 98

    First-time projector use with Windows 98 If you are running Windows 2000, Windows ME, or Window XP, skip these steps and go to “Adjusting the image” on page 12. The first time you connect a computer running Windows 98 to the projector, the computer recognizes the projector as “new hardware”...

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    Skip this page if you did not connect the USB portion of the M1 com- puter cable For Windows 98: • If you connected the USB cable, the Add New Hardware Wizard appears again. Drivers must be installed to use the USB functionality. •...

  • Page 14: Adjusting The Image

    Adjusting the image Adjust the height of the projector, if necessary, by pressing the release but- ton to extend the elevator foot. Rotate the leveling foot (located at the bottom back right corner), if neces- sary. Position the projector the desired distance from the screen at a 90 degree angle to the screen.

  • Page 15: Connecting A Video Device

    Connecting a video device connect video and audio cables Standard video connections Plug the video cable into the video-out connector on the video device. Plug the other yellow connector into the yellow Video 2 connector on the projec- tor. Plug the white connector of the audio adapter into the left audio out con- nector on the video device and plug the red connector into the right audio out connector on the video device.

  • Page 16: Displaying A Video Image

    Displaying a video image Remove the lens cap. Press the Power button on the top of the projector or the remote. The LED flashes green and the fans start to run. When the lamp comes on, the startup screen is displayed and the LED is steady green. It can take a minute for the image to achieve full brightness.

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    Adjust the zoom or focus rings by rotating them until the desired image size and focus are produced. If the image is not square, adjust the vertical keystone using the buttons on the keypad. Press the upper Keystone button to reduce the upper part of the image, and press the lower Keystone button to reduce the lower part.

  • Page 18: Shutting Down The Projector, Troubleshooting Your Setup

    Shutting down the projector The projector automatically blanks the screen after no active source is detected for 30 minutes. This blank screen helps preserve the life of the pro- jector. The image returns when an active source is detected or a remote or keypad button is pressed.

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    Source Troubleshooting Problem No startup screen Only startup screen appears Solution Plug power cable in, press Power button. Remove lens cap. Press the Source button Activate laptop’s external port or restart laptop Result Correct image Computer image projected...

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    No computer image, just the words “Signal out of range” For PC: Image fuzzy or cropped Adjust computer refresh rate in Control Panel>Display>Settings>Advanced> Adapter (location varies by operating system) You may also need to set a different resolution on your computer, as shown in the following problem, “Image fuzzy or cropped”...

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    For Macintosh: Image fuzzy or cropped Only my laptop’s background appears, not the Desktop icons Set your computer’s display resolution to the native resolution of the projector (Apple menu>System Preferences>Displays, choose 1024x768) Disable “Extend my Windows Desktop” in Control Panel>Display>Settings>Display 2 (location varies by operating system) Uncheck this option, then...

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    The video embedded in my PowerPoint presentation does not play on the screen Remote control not advancing PowerPoint slides Turn off the internal LCD display on your laptop Connect USB cable (page 7) then load USB drivers, if needed (page 10). Embedded video plays correctly Remote advances slides See page 26 for information on the remote...

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    Projector troubleshooting Problem Image not square Image not sharp Image does not fit 16:9 screen Solution Adjust keystone on keypad or Picture menu Adjust the focus lens or Sharpness in the Picture>Advanced menu Change aspect ratio to 16:9 in Picture>Aspect ratio menu Result Square image Correct image...

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    Image upside down Image reversed left to right Projected colors don’t match source COLOR Turn off Auto Ceiling or Ceiling in Settings>System menu Turn off Rear in Settings>System menu Adjust color, tint, color temperature, brightness, contrast in the menus Correct image Correct image Correct image COLOR...

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    Image not centered on screen Lamp won’t turn on, LED blinking red (page 16) blinks Move projector, adjust zoom, adjust height zoom Adjust horizontal or vertical position in Picture>Advanced menu Make sure vents aren’t blocked; allow projector to cool for one minute Correct image Unplug projector;...

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    Lamp won’t turn on, LED blinking red (page 16) blinks Still having problems? If you need assistance, visit the Service and Support section of our website or call us. See the inside of the back cover for a list of all relevant web addresses.

  • Page 27: Using The Keypad Buttons

    Using the keypad buttons Most buttons are described in detail in other sections, but here is an over- view of their functions: power–turns the projector on (page 9) and off (page 16). menu–opens the on-screen menus (page 30). select–confirms choices made in the menus (page 30). up/down arrows–navigates to and adjusts settings in the menus (page 30).

  • Page 28: Using The Remote Control

    Using the remote control The remote uses two (2) provided AA batteries. They are easily installed by sliding the cover off the remote’s back, aligning the + and - ends of the bat- teries, sliding them into place, and then replacing the cover. To operate, point the remote at the projection screen or at the projector (not at the computer).

  • Page 29: Using The Liteport Player

    Using the LitePort player LitePort allows you to display any JPEG image automatically, without a computer connected. Use your own JPEGs from your digital camera, or con- vert your files, such as PowerPoint or Word files, into JPEGs using LitePort Utility (included on the CD).

  • Page 30: Using The Audio

    Using the audio To play sound from the projector, connect your source to the Audio In con- nector on the projector. To adjust the volume, use the buttons on the keypad or remote. To adjust the balance or turn off the projector’s chime, use the Audio menu (see page 34).

  • Page 31: Optimizing Computer Images, Presentation Features, Optimizing Video Images, Customizing The Projector

    Optimizing computer images After your computer is connected properly and the computer’s image is on the screen, you can optimize the image using the onscreen menus. For gen- eral information on using the menus, see page 30. • Adjust the Keystone, Contrast, or Brightness in the Picture menu. •...

  • Page 32: Using The Menus

    Using the menus To open the menus, press the Menu button on the keypad or remote. (The menus automatically close after 60 seconds if no buttons are pressed.) The Main menu appears. Use the arrow buttons to move up and down to high- light the desired submenu, then press the Select button.

  • Page 33: Picture Menu

    Picture menu To adjust the following six settings, highlight the setting, press Select, use the up and down arrows to adjust the values, then press select to confirm the changes. increasing keystone decreasing keystone Keystone: adjusts the image vertically and makes a squarer image. You can also adjust keystone from the keypad.

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    Presets: The provided Presets optimize the projector for displaying com- puter presentations, photographs, and film images. You can use the preset as a starting point, then further customize the settings for each source. To restore the factory default settings, choose Factory Reset in the Set- tings>Service menu.

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    Advanced settings Sharpness: (video sources only) changes the clarity of the edges of a video image. Select a sharpness setting. Color Space: This option applies to computer sources. It allows you to select a color space that has been specifically tuned for the video input. When Auto is selected, the projector automatically determines the standard.

  • Page 36: Settings Menu

    Settings menu Audio: allows adjustments to the volume and balance, and turns the projec- tor’s startup Chime on and off. allows you to assign a particular input to a specific source key Sources when using the optional Integrator remote. Also allows selection of a default Power-up Source and enables or disables Autosource.

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    Screen Saver Off: prevents your computer from going into Screen Save mode. Power Save: automatically turns the lamp off after no signals are detected for 20 minutes. After 10 additional minutes with no signal, the projector powers down. If an active signal is received before the projector powers down, the image will be displayed.

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    LitePort This menu allows you to control the embedded LitePort player in your pro- jector to display JPEGs stored on your USB mass storage device. You can also control the LitePort player with the remote or keypad. See page 27. Auto Play: When this box is checked (the default), the projector automati- LitePort cally makes the LitePort player the active source and displays, in Full Screen...

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    Startup Logo: allows you to display a blank Black, White, or Blue screen instead of the default screen at startup and when no source is detected. Startup Logo Blank Screen: determines what color is displayed when you press the Blank button on the remote. Blank Screen...

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    Effect Key: allows you to assign a different function to the Effect button on the remote to quickly and easily use the effect. Only one effect can be enabled at a time. Highlight an effect and press Select to choose a different one.

  • Page 41: Maintenance, Cleaning The Lens, Using The Security Lock

    Maintenance Cleaning the lens Apply a non-abrasive camera lens cleaner to a soft, dry cloth. Avoid using an excessive amount of cleaner, and don’t apply the cleaner directly to the lens. Abrasive cleaners, solvents or other harsh chemicals might scratch the lens. Lightly wipe the cleaning cloth over the lens in a circular motion.

  • Page 42: Replacing The Projection Lamp

    Replacing the projection lamp The lamp hour timer in the About menu counts the number of hours the lamp has been in use. Fifty hours before the specified end of the lamp’s life, the message “Replace lamp” briefly appears on the screen at each startup and in the Interactive Display.

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    • Be extremely careful when removing the lamp housing. In the unlikely event that the lamp ruptures, small glass fragments may be generated. The lamp module is designed to contain most of these fragments, but use caution when removing it. Before replacing a ruptured lamp, clean the lamp compartment and dispose of cleaning materials.

  • Page 44: Cleaning The Lamp Filter Screens

    Cleaning the lamp filter screens In dirty or dusty environments, the dust filter screens on the lamp module and lamp door and in the lamp compartment can become clogged, causing high temperatures inside the lamp module. These high temperatures can impact lamp performance and operating life.

  • Page 45: Appendix, Accessories

    Appendix Accessories Standard Accessories (ship with the projector) Part Number Carry Case 110-0819-xx Computer Cable 6 ft (1.8 m) SP-DVI-A Video Cable 6 ft (1.8 m) 210-0176-xx Audio Cable 6 ft (1.8 m) 210-0118-xx Audio Cable Adapter 210-0177-xx Power Cable* 516-0052-xx Navigator Remote 590-0728-xx...

  • Page 46: Red Led Behavior And Projector Errors, Projected Image Size

    Red LED behavior and projector errors If the projector is not functioning properly and the red LED is blinking, con- sult Table 2 to determine a possible cause. There are two second pauses between the blinking cycles. Visit our website for more details on the red LED error codes.

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    INDEX Numerics 1024x768 resolution 5 About menu 30, 38 Advanced setting 33 advancing PowerPoint slides 7 advancing PowerPoint slides with LitePort 27 Aspect Ratio 31, 38 audio 28 audio adapter 13 Audio In connector 7, 13 audio volume 15 audio, troubleshooting 28 Auto Advance 36 Auto Ceiling 34 Auto Image 38...

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    Display Messages 34 displaying computer image 9 JPEG image 27 video image 14 displaying JPEG images with LitePort player 27 Drivers 10 USB 11 Windows 98 11 Effect Key 38 elevator foot 12 Factory Reset 38 first time use driver installation 10 Fit to Screen 36 focus 12, 15 Freeze 38...

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    lens, cleaning 39 leveling foot 12 LitePort connector 6, 8 menu 36 player 6, 8, 27, 36 player modes 27 Rotate effect key 38 rotating images 38 LitePort Utility software 6 LiteShow 6 lock, security 39 Low Power 34 Macintosh troubleshooting 19 Main menu 30 menu system 30 Monitor connector 8...

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    safety considerations 4 Screen Save 16, 35 Screen Saver 35 screens, cleaning 42 security lock 39 serial connection 8 Service 38 Settings menu 34 Sharpness 33 shutting down the projector 16 Slide Transition 36 solid green 16 solid red 16 Source troubleshooting 17 Sources 34 speakers, connecting 28...

  • Page 51: If You Need Assistance

    IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE... For all types of Service and Support information on our products and services please go to our website at Many resources are available on our website. Some examples are: • Frequently Asked Questions about general projector usage and technical issues •...

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    InFocus Corporation 27700B SW Parkway Avenue Wilsonville, Oregon 97070-9215 1-800-294-6400 • 503-685-8888 Fax: 503-685-8887 In Europe: InFocus International B.V. Strawinskylaan 585 1077 XX Amsterdam,The Netherlands Phone: +31 20 579 2000 Fax: +31 20 579 2999 In Asia: InFocus Systems Asia Pte Ltd. 238A Thomson Road #18-01/04 Novena Square Singapore 307684...

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