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    User’s Guide[...]

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    Notations Used in This Guide • Safety indications The documentation and th e projector u se graphi[...]

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    Notations Used in This G u i d e ........................ 2 Introduction P r o j e c t o r F e a t u[...]

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    S l i d e s h o w e x a m p l e s ....................... .................. 4 7 S l i d e s h o w o[...]

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    R e p l a c i n g C o n s u m a b l e s ......... ............... ............ 9 1 R e p l a c i n g[...]

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    Introduction This chapter explains the projector's features and the part names.[...]

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    List of Functions by Model Available functions differ depending on the model being used . Se e t h e[...]

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    Quick and Easy Set up, Projection, and Storage • Turn the projector on and off by simply plugging [...]

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    M a k i n g t h e m o s t o f t h e r e m o t e c o n t r o l Y o u c a n u s e t h e r e m o t e c [...]

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    All of the features in this guide are e x p l a i n e d u s i n g i l l u s t r a t i o n s o f E B [...]

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    Name Func tion O Lamp c over Open when replacing the projector's lamp. s "Replacing the La[...]

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    Name Func tion D Sec urit y slo t The Security slot is compatible with the Microsaver Security Syste[...]

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    Base Name Func tion A C eilin g m oun t fixing po ints (thre e p oin ts) Attach the optional Ceiling[...]

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    Control Panel Name Func tion A [ t ] button Turns the projector power on or off. s "From Instal[...]

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    Remote Control Name Function A [ t ] button Turns the projector power on or off. s "From Instal[...]

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    Name Function I [ ][ ][ ][ ] buttons • When the Configuration menu or the Help screen is displayed[...]

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    Name Function S [Esc] button • Stops the current function. • If pressed when the Configura tion [...]

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    Caution Check the positions of the (+) and (-) marks inside the battery holder to ensure the batteri[...]

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    Preparing the Projector This chapter explains how to install the projector and connect projection so[...]

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    Installation Methods The projector supports the following four different projection methods. Install[...]

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    • Install the projector so that it is parallel to the screen. If the projector is installed at an [...]

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    EB-S12/EB-S11 Installing the Projector 22[...]

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    Illustrations in this section are of EB-X14/EB-W12/EB-X12 or EB-X11/EB-S11. The port name , location[...]

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    a • You can use a USB cable to connect the projector to a computer to project images from the comp[...]

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    Attention • If the inp ut source is on when you connect it to the projector, it could cause a malf[...]

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    Connecting USB Devices You can connect devices such as USB memory, the optional Docume n t C a m e r[...]

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    Removing USB devices After finishing projecting, remove USB devices from the projector. For devices [...]

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    a • If you set Standby Mode to Communicat ion On , you can output images to an external monitor ev[...]

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    Basic Usage This chapter ex plains how to project and adjust images.[...]

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    From Installation to Projection This section explains the procedure for connecting the projector to [...]

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    Automatically Detect Input Signals and Change the Projected Image (Source Search) Press the [Source [...]

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    Switching to the Target Image by Remote Control You can change directly to the target image by press[...]

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    Amo un t of Mem - ory 256 M B or m ore Recommended: 512 MB or more Har d Disk Spac e 20 MB or more D[...]

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    c Computer images are projected. It may take a while before computer images are projected. Until com[...]

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    For Windows XP a Click Start , a n d t h e n c l i c k Control Panel . b Double-click Add or Remove [...]

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    Correcting Keystone Distortion You can correct keystone distortion using one of the following method[...]

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    a • Auto V-Keystone works only when Projection is set to Front from the Configuration menu. s Exte[...]

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    Press the [ a ]/[ b ] buttons or the [Wide]/[Tele] buttons to correct horizontal distortion. a You c[...]

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    d Using the [ ], [ ], [ ], and [ ] button s on th e remote control, or the [ w ], [ v ], [ a ], and [...]

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    a If the [Esc] button is held down for about two seconds while the corner selection screen from step[...]

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    Adjusting the Horizontal Tilt Extend and retract the rear feet to adjust the projector's horizo[...]

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    Mod e App lic ation Dyna mic Ideal for use in a bright room. This is the brightest mode, and reprodu[...]

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    c Select On . The setting is stor ed for each Color Mode. d Press the [Menu] button to finish making[...]

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    A Normal or Auto B 16:9 C Full D Zoom E Native Projecting images from video equipment (for EB-X14/EB[...]

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    EB-W12 Aspect Mode Input Si gnal XGA 1024X7 68(4:3) WXGA 1280X80 0(16:10) Normal 16:9 Full Zoom Nati[...]

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    Useful Functions This chapter explains useful tips for giving presentations, and the Security functi[...]

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    Projecting Without a Computer (Slideshow) By connecting a USB storage device such as a USB memory or[...]

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    b Connect the US B storag e device or dig ital camera to t he projec tor. s "Connecting USB Dev[...]

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    a If not all of the files and folders are displayed on the current screen, press the [ ] ] button on[...]

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    b Press the [ ], [ ], [ ], and [ ] button s to s elect the image file you want to project. c Press t[...]

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    a If Screen Swi tching Time on the Option screen is set to No , f i l e s d o not change automatical[...]

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    Hiding the Image and Sound Temporarily (A/V Mute) You can use this when you want to fo cus the audie[...]

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    a • Audio does not stop. • When projecting moving images, the images contin ue to be played back[...]

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    Enlarging Part of the Image (E-Zoom) This is useful when you want to expand images to see them in gr[...]

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    U s i n g t h e R e m o t e C o n t r o l t o O p e r a t e t h e M o u s e Pointer (Wireless Mouse)[...]

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    a • When any pair of adjacent [ ], [ ], [ ], or [ ] buttons are pressed at the same time, the poin[...]

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    a • When User's Logo Protect from Password Protect is set to On , a message is displayed a nd[...]

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    The projector has the following enhanced security functions. • Password Protect You can limit who [...]

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    b Select the type of Password Protect you want to set, and then press the [ ] b u t t o n . c Select[...]

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    Attention • If an incorrect password is entered three times in succession, the message "The p[...]

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    d Select Yes when the confirmation message is displayed. The control panel buttons are locked accord[...]

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    ESC/VP21 Comman ds You can control the projector from an external device using ESC/VP21. Before star[...]

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    If the command being processed terminates abnormally , an error message is output and a ":"[...]

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    Configuration Menu This chapter explains how to use the Configuration menu and its f unctions.[...]

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    This section explains how to use th e Configuration menu. Although steps are explained using the rem[...]

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    Configuration Menu Table Settable items vary depending on the model being used and the image signal [...]

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    To p Men u Na me Su bmenu Na me It ems or S ett ing V a lu es Info menu s p.72 Lamp Hours - Source -[...]

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    Submenu F unc tion Col o r A dj u s t- ment (This item cannot be selected if Color Mode is set to sR[...]

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    Submenu F unc tion Pr ogressive (This setting can only be adju sted when a component video or RGB vi[...]

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    Settings Menu Submenu F unc tion Ke ys t on e You can correct keystone distortion. • When H/V-Keys[...]

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    Submenu F unc tion Test Pa ttern When the projector is set up, a test pattern is displayed so that y[...]

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    Submenu F unc tion Oper at ion Direct Power On : S e t t o On to turn on the projector simply by plu[...]

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    s "Automatically Detect Input Signal s and Change the Projected Image (Source Search)" p.3[...]

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    Troubleshooting This chapter explains how to identify problems and what to do if a problem is found.[...]

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    If a problem occurs with the projector, the Help screen is displayed to assist you by pressing the H[...]

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    If you are having a problem with the projector, first check the projector's indicators and refe[...]

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    Refer to the following table to see what the indicators mean and how to remedy problems that they in[...]

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    Sta tus Cause R emedy or St atus If the lamp is not cracked : Reinstall the lamp and turn on the pow[...]

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    When the Indicators Provide No Help If any of the following problems occur and the indicators do no [...]

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    Problems Relating to Images No images appear Che ck Re m e d y Did you press the [ t ] button? Press[...]

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    Moving images are not displayed (only t h e m o v i n g i m a g e p o r t i o n t u r n s b l a c k [...]

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    Che ck Re m e d y Are the image signals being output to the projector? (Only when projecting images [...]

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    Interference or distortion appear in images Che ck Re m e d y Is the image signal format setting cor[...]

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    Che ck Re m e d y Is the computer set for dual display? (Only when projecting computer images) If du[...]

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    Images appear dark Che ck Re m e d y Is the image brightness set correctly? Adjust the Brightness an[...]

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    Che ck Re m e d y Is the correct setting for the remote receiver selected ? Check the Re mote Receiv[...]

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    Che ck Re m e d y Is direct sunlight or strong light from fluorescent lamps shining onto the remote [...]

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    Maintenance This chapter provides information on maintenance procedures to ensure th e best level of[...]

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    You should clean the projector if it becomes dirty or if the quality of projected images starts to d[...]

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    a • If a message is frequently displayed, even after cleaning, it is time to replace the air filte[...]

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    This section explains how to replace the lamp and the air filter. Replacing the Lamp Lamp replacemen[...]

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    Warning • When replacing the lamp because it has stopped illuminating, there is a possibility that[...]

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    d Take out the old Lamp by pulling the handle. If the Lamp is cracked, replace it with a new lamp, o[...]

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    f R e p l a c e t h e l a m p c o v e r . Attention • Make sure you install the lamp securely. If [...]

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    c Remove the air filter. Grip the air filter cover tab and pull it straight out. d Install the new a[...]

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    The followi ng optional accessories an d consumables are available. Please purchase these products a[...]

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    Projection Distance (For EB-W12) A Projection distance B Distance from the center of the lens to the[...]

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    Unit: cm 16:10 Sc r ee n Size A B Mi nimu m (Wi de) to Ma x imu m (T ele) 35" 76x47 97 - 117 -7[...]

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    4:3 Scree n Size A B Mi nimu m (Wi de) to Ma x imu m (T ele) 60" 120x91 180 - 217 -10 80" [...]

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    4:3 Scree n Size AB Mi nimu m (Wi de) to Ma x imu m (T ele) (Wide) 70" 142x107 207 - 280 -12 80[...]

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    Supported Resolutions Computer signals (analog RGB) For EB-X14/EB-W12/ EB-X12/E B-X11 Signal Refresh[...]

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    Component Video Si g n al Re fres h Rat e (H z) Re sol uti on (d ot s) SDTV (480i) 60 720x480 SDTV ([...]

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    Projector General Specifications Prod uc t nam e EB-X14 EB-W12 EB-X12 EB-S12 EB-X1 1 EB-S11 Dimens i[...]

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    S- V i de o po rt 1 Mini DIN 4- pin Aud io Inpu t po r t 1 RCA pin jack x 2 Audi o Outp ut port *1 1[...]

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    This product is also designed for IT power dist ribution system with phase-to-phase voltage 230V. An[...]

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    DECLARATION of CONFORMITY According to 47CFR, Part 2 and 15 Class B Personal Computers and Periphera[...]

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    A Center of lens B Distance from center of lens to suspension bracket fixing point Units: mm Appeara[...]

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    This sec tion briefl y explain s the difficult terms that are not expl aine d in the text of this gu[...]

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    Trac k ing The signals output from computers have a sp ecific frequency. If the projector freque ncy[...]

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    All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or[...]

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    A A/V Mute ...................... ................................ 52 Air exhaust vent ........... .[...]

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    P Part Names and Functions . ........................ 10 Password protect ............. ............[...]