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    Epson ® PowerLite ® Home Cinema 400 Series Home Theater Projector User’ s Guide PowerLite Cinema[...]

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    2 Copyright Notice All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduc ed, stored in a [...]

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    Contents 3 Contents Introduction 7 Projector Parts 8 Projector Control Panel 9 Remote Control Button[...]

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    4 Contents Making Detailed Adjustments 33 Using the Menu System 33 Changing How the Menus Display 34[...]

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    Contents 5 Problem Solving 55 What To Do When the Lights Come On or Flash 55 Solving Picture Problem[...]

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    6 Contents PowerLite Cinema Page 6 Friday, July 7, 2006 2: 24 PM[...]

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    Introduction 7 Introduction The Epson® PowerLite® Home Cinema 400 Series proj ector lets you enjoy[...]

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    8 Introduction Projector Parts Control panel Ventilation slots Lens cover Vertical lens shift dial A[...]

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    Introduction 9 Power button Power light Keystone correction buttons Correct the shape of a non-recta[...]

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    10 Introduction Remote Control Button Map Source buttons Switch between equipment connected to the p[...]

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    Introduction 11 Optional Accessories Epson provides the following optional accessories for the proje[...]

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    12 Introduction Using This Manual This book contains all the information you need to use the project[...]

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    Setting Up the Projector 13 Setting Up the Projector Follow the instructions in this section to ch o[...]

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    14 Setting Up the Projector Ideally, place the projector at a height wher e its lens is between the [...]

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    Setting Up the Projector 15 The maximum size of the image is determined by the distance from the pro[...]

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    16 Setting Up the Projector Installing the Projector To install the projector, you first need to det[...]

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    Setting Up the Projector 17 You will need the optional projector mount designed for the projector. S[...]

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    18 Setting Up the Projector Connecting the Cables You can connect the projector to any type of video[...]

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    Setting Up the Projector 19 For best results, connect your video equipment to the HDMI (High-Definit[...]

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    20 Setting Up the Projector ■ The Trigger out port outputs a 12-volt DC signal when the projector [...]

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    Setting Up the Projector 21 Turning On the Projector 1. If this is your first time using the project[...]

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    22 Setting Up the Projector Note: To keep children from turning on the projector, you can u se the C[...]

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    Setting Up the Projector 23 If you press the Source button on the projector, you see a menu of avail[...]

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    24 Setting Up the Projector Positioning the Image If the image is not centered on the screen, use th[...]

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    Making Basic Adjustments 25 Making Basic Adjustments Follow the instructions in thi s chapter to mak[...]

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    26 Making Basic Adjustments Focusing and Zooming Sharpen or reduce the fo cus using the focus ring. [...]

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    Making Basic Adjustments 27 If the Auto setting is unavailable, you may wa nt to choose one of these[...]

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    28 Making Basic Adjustments Choosing the Color Mode You can change the Color Mode to automatically a[...]

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    Making Basic Adjustments 29 Adjusting the Gamma, Color Temperature, and Skin Tones To further custom[...]

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    30 Making Basic Adjustments Adjusting the Gamma Setting You can select from 5 gamma settings (2.0 to[...]

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    Making Basic Adjustments 31 Locking the Projector The projector includes two lock settings to pr eve[...]

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    32 Making Basic Adjustments PowerLite Cinema Page 32 Friday, July 7, 2006 2:24 PM[...]

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    Making Detailed Adjustments 33 Making Detailed Adjustments You can use the projector’s on-scree n [...]

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    34 Making Detailed Adjustments To display the line menu, press the Selec t button. You see a display[...]

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    Making Detailed Adjustments 35 ■ Navigation Bar Select whether to display the navigation bar, whic[...]

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    36 Making Detailed Adjustments ■ Brightness/Contrast Note: If you cannot access the Brightness an [...]

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    Making Detailed Adjustments 37 ■ DVI-Video Level Note: This setting can be used only when H DMI is[...]

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    38 Making Detailed Adjustments Color Settings If the image colors don’t look correct, you can adju[...]

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    Making Detailed Adjustments 39 ■ RGB Note: If you cannot access the RG B settings, highlight RGB/R[...]

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    40 Making Detailed Adjustments Adjustments Just for Computer Images In addition to the settings desc[...]

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    Making Detailed Adjustments 41 Saving and Resetting Menu Selections Once you’ve adjusted the pictu[...]

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    42 Making Detailed Adjustments Deleting Saved Memory Settings You can clear all your me mory setting[...]

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    Making Detailed Adjustments 43 Customizing Projector Features Use the settings in this section to ad[...]

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    44 Making Detailed Adjustments Screen Options ■ Message Turn this setting off if you want to preve[...]

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    Making Detailed Adjustments 45 Other Setup Options ■ Keystone Adjusts the shape of the image, if t[...]

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    46 Making Detailed Adjustments ■ Sleep Mode Turn off this setting if you don’t want the projecto[...]

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    Maintenance 47 Maintenance Your projector needs little maintenance. All you ne ed to do on a regu la[...]

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    48 Maintenance Cleaning the Projector Case Before you clean the case, turn off th e projector and un[...]

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    Maintenance 49 6. If you need to replace the filter, release th e tab and lift up the cover 7. Remov[...]

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    50 Maintenance Replacing the Lamp The projection lamp lasts for up to 3000 hours. You can use the In[...]

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    Maintenance 51 5. Press in the latches securing the lamp cover and lift off the cover. 6. Loosen the[...]

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    52 Maintenance 8. Gently insert the new lamp and tighten its screws. Caution: Don’t touch the glas[...]

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    Maintenance 53 Checking the Projector Status You can use the Info menu to view information about the[...]

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    54 Maintenance Transporting the Projector Note: Epso n shall not be liable for any damages incurred [...]

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    Problem Solving 55 Problem Solving This section explains how to interpret the projector’s status l[...]

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    56 Problem Sol ving Solving Picture Problems You cannot turn on the projector. ■ Make sure the pow[...]

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    Problem Solving 57 No picture appears on the screen or you see the No Signal messag e displayed. ■[...]

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    58 Problem Sol ving 4. Click Mirror Displays in the lower corner of the scre en. One of the monitor [...]

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    Problem Solving 59 The picture contains static or noise. ■ Make sure the Input Signal is set corre[...]

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    60 Problem Sol ving Solving Remote Control Problems The projector doesn’t respond to remote contro[...]

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    Specifications 61 Specifications General Type of display Poly-silicon TFT active matrix Size of LCD [...]

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    62 Specificati ons Dimensions Height 4.9 inches (124 mm); not including adjustable feet Width 16 inc[...]

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    Specifications 63 Compatible Video Formats The projector supports analog video in NTSC, PAL, and SEC[...]

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    64 Specificati ons Analog RGB * HDMI input signals Signal (4:3) Aspect setting Normal Zoom Wide Sque[...]

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    Specifications 65 ESC/VP21 Command Codes You can use an AV controller with a 9-pin null mode m seria[...]

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    66 Specificati ons Aspect ratio Auto ASPECT 00 Normal ASPECT 20 Squeeze ASPECT 21 Zoom ASPECT 22 Thr[...]

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    Notices 67 Notices Important Safety Information Follow these safety instructions when setting up and[...]

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    68 Notices ■ The lamp(s) in this product contain mercury. Please consult your state and local regu[...]

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    Notices 69 FCC Compliance Statement For United States Users This equipment has been tested and found[...]

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    70 Notices Declaration of Conformity According to 47CFR, Part 2 and 15 for Class B Pe rsonal Compute[...]

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    Notices 71 Epson America, Inc., Limited Warranty Basic Two-Year Warranty and 90-Day Lamp Warranty Wh[...]

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    Index 73 Index A Abs. Color Temp. setting, 29, 38 Accessories, 11, 60 Adjustment pattern, 34 Air fil[...]

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    74 Index G Gain, color, 39 Gamma, 29 to 30, 39 Gamma button, 10 H HDMI, 7, 18, 19 Help, 60 High Alti[...]

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    Index 75 O Offset, color, 39 Operation Lock, 31, 46 Output scaling, 43 P Pattern button, 10 Pattern,[...]

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    76 Index T Technical support, 12, 60 Through setting, 27 Tint, 38 Tracking, 40 Transporting projecto[...]