Epson S6 manual

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Table of contents for the manual

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    1 User's Guide[...]

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    2 Notations Used in This Guide f Safety Indications So that you can use the projector safely and cor[...]

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    3 Contents Projector Features ......................................................................[...]

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    Contents 4 Using Slideshow (EB-W6 only) ............................................................[...]

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    5 Projector Features f The A/V mute slide makes it ea sy to project and store You can stop and resum[...]

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    6 Part Names and Functions Front/Top Name Function A Control panel s p. 9 B Lamp cover Open this cov[...]

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    Part Names and Functions 7 Rear (EB-W6 only) Name Function A SD Card Access Lamp Displays SD card ac[...]

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    Part Names and Functions 8 Rear (EB-X6/S6 only) Name Function A Remote receiver Receives signals fro[...]

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    Part Names and Functions 9 Control Panel (EB-W6/X6 only) Name Function A [ t ] button Turns the proj[...]

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    Part Names and Functions 10 Control Panel (EB-S6 only) Name Function A [ t ] button Turns the projec[...]

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    Part Names and Functions 11 Remote Control (EB-W6 only) Name Function A [ t ] button Turns the proje[...]

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    Part Names and Functions 12 K [Menu] button Displays and closes the configura tion menu. s p. 3 7 L [...]

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    Part Names and Functions 13 Remote Control (EB-X6/S6 only) B A K N H G C I D E F J P L M O Name Func[...]

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    Part Names and Functions 14 J [Volume] button The volume adjustme nt screen is displayed. You can ad[...]

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    Part Names and Functions 15 Base Name Function A Suspension bracket fixing points (3 points) Attach [...]

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    Changing the Projected Image .......................... 17 • Switching by Automatic De tection of [...]

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    17 Changing the Projected Image Use the following methods to switch images for projection. • Switc[...]

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    Changing the Projected Image 18 Direct Switching by Remote Control (EB-W6 only) You can switch direc[...]

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    19 Functions for Enhancing Projection Selecting the Projection Quality (Selecting Color Mode) You ca[...]

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    Functions for Enhancing Projection 20 f Changing color mode with the configuration menu A Press the [...]

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    Functions for Enhancing Projection 21 Setting Auto Iris By automatically setting the luminance ac co[...]

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    Functions for Enhancing Projection 22 Hiding the Image and Sound Temporarily (A/V Mute) You can use [...]

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    Functions for Enhancing Projection 23 Freezing the Image (Freeze) When the moving image on the scree[...]

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    Functions for Enhancing Projection 24 Changing the Aspect Ratio When you connect video equipment a n[...]

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    Functions for Enhancing Projection 25 B Press the [Enter] button to display the "Aspect" s[...]

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    Functions for Enhancing Projection 26 f Changing the aspect of comp uter images (For EB-X6/S6) When [...]

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    Functions for Enhancing Projection 27 f Changing the aspect of computer image/HDMI imag e (For EB-W6[...]

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    Functions for Enhancing Projection 28 Zoom Projects to full projection size in the lateral direction[...]

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    Functions for Enhancing Projection 29 Enlarging Part of the Image (E-Zoom) This is useful when you w[...]

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    Functions for Enhancing Projection 30 C Enlarge. Each time the bu tton is pressed, the area is enlar[...]

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    31 Security Functions The projector has the followin g enhanced security functions. • Password pro[...]

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    Security Functions 32 B T urn on "Power On Protect". (1) Select "Po w er On Protect&q[...]

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    Security Functions 33 f Entering the Password When the password entry screen is displayed, enter the[...]

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    Security Functions 34 Restricting Operation (Control Panel Lock) Do one of the following to lock the[...]

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    Security Functions 35 C Select "Y es" when the con firmation messag e is displayed. The co[...]

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    Configuration Menu This chapter explains how to use the configuration menu and its functions. Using [...]

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    37 Using the Configuration Menu (For EB-W6) A Selecting from the top menu C Changing the selected it[...]

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    38 Using the Configuration Menu (For EB-X6) A Selecting from the top menu C Changing the selected it[...]

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    39 Using the Configuration Menu (For EB-S6) A Selecting from the top menu C Changing the selected it[...]

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    40 List of Functions Image Menu Items that can be set vary depending on the image signal currently b[...]

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    List of Functions 41 Signal Menu Items that can be set vary depending on the image signal currently [...]

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    List of Functions 42 Reset Y ou can reset all adjustment v alues in the "Signal" menu to t[...]

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    List of Functions 43 Settings Menu Sub Menu Function Key s t o n e Y ou can correct vertical k eys t[...]

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    List of Functions 44 Extended Menu Sub Menu Function Displa y Y ou can make settings related to t he[...]

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    List of Functions 45 Operation Direct P ower On : Y ou can set whether Direct Po wer On is enabled ([...]

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    List of Functions 46 Info Menu (Display only) Lets you check the status of the image sign als being [...]

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    List of Functions 47 Reset Menu Sub Menu Function Reset All Y ou can reset all items in all menus to[...]

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

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    49 Using the Help If a problem occurs with the projec tor, Help uses on-screen displays to assist yo[...]

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    Using the Help 50 C Confirm the selection. Questions and solutions are displayed as sho wn on the sc[...]

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    51 Problem Solving If you are having a problem with the projector, first check th e projector's[...]

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    Problem Solving 52 f t Power indicator lights red : Lit : Flashing: : Off St atus Cause Remedy or S [...]

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    Problem Solving 53 Lamp Error Lamp Failure La mp Cove r O p en Check the f ollowing tw o points. •[...]

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    Problem Solving 54 f i o Indicator is lit or flashing orange : Lit : Flashing : Off : Va ries ac cor[...]

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    Problem Solving 55 When the Indicators Provide No Help If any of the following problems oc cur and t[...]

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    Problem Solving 56 f Problems relating to images f No images appear f Moving images are not displaye[...]

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    Problem Solving 57 f The message "Not supported." i s displayed f The message "No Sig[...]

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    Problem Solving 58 f Interference or distorti on appear in images f The image is truncated (large) o[...]

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    Problem Solving 59 f Image colors are not right f Images appear dark f Nothing appears on the extern[...]

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    Problem Solving 60 f Problems when projection starts f Power does not turn on Check Remedy Did you p[...]

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    Problem Solving 61 f Other problems f There is no audio or the audio is too low f The remote control[...]

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    Appendices This chapter provides information on maintenance procedures to ensure the best level of p[...]

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    Using Slideshow (EB-W6 only) .......................... 90 • Image Files that can be Proj ected in[...]

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    64 Installation Methods The projector supports the following fo ur different projection methods. Ins[...]

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    65 Cleaning You should clean the projector if it be comes dirty or if the quality of projected image[...]

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    66 Replacing Consumables This section explains how to replac e the remote cont rol batteries, the la[...]

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    Replacing Consumables 67 C Replace the battery cover . Press the battery cov er until it clicks into[...]

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    Replacing Consumables 68 f How to replace the lamp Attention • The lamp replacement message is set[...]

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    Replacing Consumables 69 A Af ter you turn off the pr ojector's power and the confirmation buzz[...]

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    Replacing Consumables 70 E Inst all the new lamp. Insert the ne w lamp along the guide rail in the c[...]

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    Replacing Consumables 71 Replacing the Air Filter f Air filter replacement period It is time to repl[...]

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    72 Saving a User's Logo You can save the image that is curr ently being projected as a user&apo[...]

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    Saving a User's Logo 73 C When "Choose this image as the User's Logo?" is displa[...]

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    Saving a User's Logo 74 G When the message "Save this image as the User's Logo?"[...]

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    75 Screen Size and Distance See the following table to choose the best position for your pr ojector.[...]

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    Screen Size and Distance 76 EB-X6 Units: cm (in.) Units: cm (in.) 4:3 Screen Size Projec tion Dist a[...]

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    Screen Size and Distance 77 EB-S6 Units: cm (in.) Units: cm (in.) 4:3 Screen Size Projection Distanc[...]

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    78 Connecting to External Equipment Connecting to an External Monitor (EB-X6/S6 only) Computer image[...]

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    79 Connecting and Removing a USB Device (EB-W6 only) You can connect a digital camera, hard disk dri[...]

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    80 Inserting and Ejecting a SD Card (EB-W6 only) You can project image files from a inserted SD card[...]

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    Inserting and Ejecting a SD Card (EB-W6 only) 81 Ejecting a SD Card A Lightly press the SD card. The[...]

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    82 Connecting with USB Cable fo r Projection (USB Display) The projector can project compu ter image[...]

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    Connecting with US B Cable for Projection (USB Display) 83 How to Connect (For EB-X6/S6) Procedure C[...]

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    Connecting with US B Cable for Projection (USB Display) 84 f When connecting fo r the first time Whe[...]

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    Connecting with US B Cable for Projection (USB Display) 85 f From the second time Computer images ar[...]

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    86 Connecting a USB Cable Connect the computer’s USB port and the USB port (Type B) on the rear of[...]

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    Connecting a USB Cable 87 Example of Use: When showing a slid eshow in PowerPoint, the previous and [...]

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    Connecting a USB Cable 88 After connecting, you can use the mouse pointer in the following ways. f W[...]

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    Connecting a USB Cable 89 f Wireless Mouse operat ion (EB-X6/S6 only) Moving mouse pointer Mouse cli[...]

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    90 Using Slideshow (EB-W6 only) You can make presentations by conn ecting the projector to a digital[...]

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    Using Slideshow (EB-W6 only) 91 f Exiting Slideshow T o end a slideshow , remove the connected USB s[...]

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    Using Slideshow (EB-W6 only) 92 The following explains the file browser screen. The following table [...]

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    Using Slideshow (EB-W6 only) 93 f Playing individual images A Press the [ ] button, and position the[...]

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    Using Slideshow (EB-W6 only) 94 f Running Slideshow You can play image files in a folder one by one [...]

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    Using Slideshow (EB-W6 only) 95 f Rotating images You can rotate the image being played in 90 ° uni[...]

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    Using Slideshow (EB-W6 only) 96 B Position the cursor over the item you want to change, press the [E[...]

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    97 Optional Accessories and Consumables Prepare the following options and consumables. Purchase depe[...]

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    98 Glossary This section briefly explains term s that are used with th e projector and difficult ter[...]

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    Glossary 99 SXGA A type of video signal with a resolution of 1280 (horizontal) ^ 1024 (v ertical) do[...]

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    100 ESC/VP21 Commands Command List The ESC and VP21 commands are commands sent from the computer to [...]

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    ESC/VP21 Commands 101 USB Connection Setup To control the projector with ESC/VP2 1 commands using co[...]

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    102 List of Supported Monitor Displays EB-W6 f Computer images (analog RGB) *1 Connection is not pos[...]

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    List of Supporte d Monitor Displays 103 f Component Video Units: dots * Letterbox signal f Composite[...]

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    List of Supporte d Monitor Displays 104 f Input signal from HDMI input port Units: dots * Letterbox [...]

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    List of Supporte d Monitor Displays 105 EB-X6 f Computer images (analog RGB) Units: dots *1 Connecti[...]

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    List of Supporte d Monitor Displays 106 f Component Video Units: dots * Letterbox signal f Composite[...]

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    List of Supporte d Monitor Displays 107 EB-S6 f Computer images (analog RGB) Units: dots *1 Connecti[...]

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    List of Supporte d Monitor Displays 108 f Component Video Units: dots * Letterbox signal f Composite[...]

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    109 Specifications Specifications Product name EB-W6 EB-X6 EB-S6 Dimensions 327 (W) ^ 92 (H) ^ 245 ([...]

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    Specifications 110 Product name EB-W6 EB-X6 EB-S6 Connectors Computer input port 1 Min i D-Sub15-pin[...]

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    Specifications 111 We: E pson Americ a, Inc. Located at: 3840 Kilroy Airport Way MS: 3-13 Long Beach[...]

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    Specifications 112 Operating Requirements of Supplied Software The following computer requirements m[...]

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    113 Appearance External dimensions are the same for the EB -W6/X6/S6, but the EB-S6 differs only in [...]

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    114 Index A A/V Mute . ................ ................ ............. ............... 22 A/V mute s[...]

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    Index 115 R Rear ........ ................ ............. ................ ............. .. 44 Rear f[...]

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