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    1 Declaration of Conformity Manufacturer: In Focus Corporatio n, 13190 SW 68th Parkway , Suite 200, Portla nd, Oregon 97223-8368 USA We decl are und er our s ole resp on sibility that this p rojector c onforms to the following directives and norms: ErP Directive 2009/125/ EC EMC Directive 2 004/108/EC EMC: EN 55022, EN 55024, EN 61 000-3-2, EN 6100[...]

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    2 Table of Contents Introduction 4 Positioning the projector 6 Connecting a computer source 8 VGA connection 8 Connecting power 8 Optional computer connections 8 Displaying an image 9 Adjusting the image 10 Connecting a video device 11 Video device connections 11 HDMI connection 11 Composite video connection 11 VGA connection 11 Component video con[...]

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    3 Important Oper ating Cons iderations for Safety • Refer to this guide for proper startup and shutdown procedures. • Follow all warnings and cautions in this manual and on the projecto r. • Place the projector in a ho rizontal position no greater than 15 degre es off axi s. • Locate the projector at least 4' (1.2 m) away from any heat[...]

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    4 Introduction Your new digital projector is simple to co nnect, easy to use, and straightforward to maintain. It is a versatile projector th at is flexible enough for bu siness presentations and home vide o viewing too. IN112a/IN112aT has n ative SVGA 800 x 600 resolution, IN114a/IN114aT/IN114STa has native XGA 1024 x 768 resolution, IN116a has na[...]

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    5 Connector panel The projector provides both co mputer and video connection options, including: • VGA computer (2) • Composite video (model depende nt) • HDMI (model dependent) • S-video (model de penden t) • USB connector for firmware upgrades, mo use control and Screen Save mode. • Monitor out, for VGA pass thro ugh to an external mo[...]

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    6 Positioning the projector To determine where to position the projector, co nsider the size and shape of your screen, the location of your power outlets, and the distance between the projector and the rest of your equipmen t. He re are some general guidelines: • Position the projector on a flat surface at a right angle to the screen. IN112a/ IN1[...]

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    Table 1: IN112a/IN112a T (SVGA)/IN114a /IN114aT(XGA) Sc reen size Throw Rati o = 1.9 to 2.2 Diagonal Screen Size (inches/m) Size of the P roject ed Image Width (inches/m) Distance to screen Minimum distance (inches/m) Maximum distance (inches/m) 40”/1.0m 32”/0.8m 62”/1.6m 69”/1.7m 60”/1.5m 48”/1.2m 94”/2.4m 103”/2.6m 80”/2.0m 64?[...]

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    8 Connecting a computer source VGA connection Connect one end of the provided computer cable to th Computer 1/Computer 2 connector on the projector and the other to the VGA connecto r on your computer. If you are using a desktop computer, you will need to disconnect the monitor cable from the computer’s video port first. HDMI connection HDMI is a[...]

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    9 Displaying an image Press the Power button. The Power LED lights blue, and th e fans start to run. When the lamp comes o n, the start up screen displays. It can take up to a minute for the image to achieve full brightness. Note: When the feature, AC Power On, is enabled, the projecto r automatically turns on when power is connecte d. This allows [...]

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    10 Adjusting the image If necessary, adjust the height of the proj ector by rotating the elevator foot to extend the foot. If necessary, rotate the leveling foot located at the rear of the projector. Avoid placing your hands near the ho t exhaust vent at the front of th e projector. Position the projector the desired distance from the screen at a 9[...]

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    11 Connecting a video device You can connect vi deo devices such as VCRs, DV D players, camcorde rs, digital cameras, video game consoles, HDTV receiv ers, and TV tuners to the projector. You can connect the audio directly to the proj ector to get sound from the built-i n speaker, or you can bypass the projector’s audio system and connect the aud[...]

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    12 Shutting down the projector Auto Off Time The projector also has an Auto Off Time feature that automatically turns the projector off after no active so urces are detected and no user interaction with the projector is performed for 30 minutes. By default, this feature is off. You can change the length of time, see page 30. Turning off the project[...]

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    Problem Solution Result No start up screen Plug power cord into the projector press the Power button Startup Screen Correct image A Startup Screen Only start up screen appears Restart lapt op Press the SOURCE button activate laptop’s external port A A Computer image projected 13[...]

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    14 Problem Solution Result No computer image, just the words “Signal out of range” A Signal out of the range Press the Auto Image button on remote Adjust computer refresh rate (Windows 7: Control Panel > Display > Screen Resolution > Advanced Settings > Adapter tab). Varies per operating system. You may also need to set a different [...]

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    15 Image fuzzy or cr opped A A Change the computer's "Resolution" setting to match the projector's resolution (Windows 7: Control Panel > Display > Screen Resolution). Varies per operating system. A Image clear and not cropped Image not centered on screen Force Wide Phase Prevent PC Screen Saver Sync Threshold Tracking Hor[...]

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    16 Image not square Adjust Keystone on keypad Square image Image not sharp Aspect Ratio Auto Image Brightness Contrast Auto Keystone Keystone Presets Sharpness Volume Ceiling Mount Advanced Menu Auto Execute 50 50 Off 0 Presentation 16 16 Off ( Basic Menu ) MDL: IN112a FW: 0.14 Adjust Sharpness in the Basic Me nu Correct image Image does not fit 4:[...]

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    A 17 Image upside down Aspect Ratio Auto Image Brightness Contrast Auto Keystone Keystone Presets Sharpness Volume Ceiling Mount Advanced Menu Auto Execute 50 50 Off 0 Presentation 16 16 Off ( Basic Menu ) MDL: IN112a FW: 0.14 Turn off Ceiling Mount in Basic menu Correct image Image reverse d left to right A Digital Zoom Horz Shift Vert Shift Magni[...]

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    18 The video embedded in my PowerPoint presentation does not play on the screen A B A B Turn off the internal LCD display on your laptop Embedded video plays correctly A B Overheating indicator Lamp won’t turn on, the projector is overheating Make sure vents aren’t blocked, turn off the projector and allow it to cool for one minute Startup Scre[...]

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    19 Still need assistance? If you need assis tance, visit our we bsite at or call u s. See the Quick Start Guide for support contact info rmation. This product is backed by a limited warranty. An e xtended warranty plan may be purchased from your dealer. When send ing the projector in for repair, we recommend shipping the un[...]

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    20 Using the remote control The remote uses two (2) AAA batteries (not provided). They are easily installed by removing the cover from the remote’s back, aligning the + and - ends of the batteries, sliding them in to place, and then replacing the cover. Caution : • When replacing the remote batteries, be aware that using batteries other than AA[...]

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    21 Using the audio Using the projector’s speakers Connect the audio source to the Audio 1/Audio 2 connecto rs to hear audio through the projector speakers. Amplified speakers may also be connected to the projector using the Audio Out connector. To adjust the volume, pres s the Vo lume buttons on the remote. Troubleshooting Audio If you aren’t h[...]

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    22 Using the keypad buttons Most buttons are descri bed in detail in oth er section s, but here is an ov erview of their functions: Power –turns t he projector on and off (page 9). Right arrow - Whe n the menu is displayed, the right arrow button navigates through the menu. Up arrow/Keystone - Whe n the menu is displayed, the up arrow button navi[...]

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    23 Optimizing computer images After the projector is running and the image is on the screen, you can optimize the image using the onscreen menu s. For general information on usin g the menus, see page 25. • Select default image settings using a preset appropriat e to your environme nt. • Adjust the Keystone, Contrast, or Brightness ( page 26 ).[...]

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    24 Optimizing video images After your video device is connected properly and the image is on the screen, you can optimize the image usin g the onscreen menus. For general info rmation on using the menus, see page 25. • Adjust the Keyst one, Contrast, Brightness, Color, o r Tint ( page 26 ). • Change the Aspect Ratio. Cho ose the option that bes[...]

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    25 Using the menus 1 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.) Use the arrow buttons to move up and down to review the menu o ptions. 2 To enter a submenu, highlight the desi red submenu and pres s > on the keypad or Select on remot e. 3 To adjust[...]

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    26 Basic Menu To adjust the following setti ngs, highlight the set ting, use the right and left arrows to adjust the values. Aspect Ratio : Aspe ct ratio is the ratio of the image width to image height. TV screens are usually 4:3. HDTV and most DVDs are 16:9. Select Auto to have the projector choose th e ratio. Choose Native to see the unmodified i[...]

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    27 Advanced Menu Image: 3D Control: 3D: allow s you to enjoy 3D (stereoscopic) co ntent. Your projector supports Auto, Top-Bottom, Frame Sequential, Frame Packing, Side-by-Side for con - trolling LCD shutter glasses. In addition to the projector, you will need a pair o f 3D shutter glasses, 3D content, and 3D compatible source (and emitter). Ensure[...]

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    28 Setup: Audio Setup... Intern al Spea ker : turns the internal speaker on or off. Computer 1 : selects the audio input for Compute r 1 signal. Computer 2 : selects the audio input for Compute r 2 signal. Video : selects the audio input for video source . HDMI : select the audio input for HDMI signal. Closed Captioning... Closed Captions : control[...]

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    29 Lamp... Programmed Dimming : When enabled, Program med Dimming enhances con - trast ratios in dark scenes a nd disables L amp Low Powe r. Programmed D im - ming will impact l amp life and system noise performanc e. Programmed Dim ming works in con junction with the lamp. If Lamp Low Power is enabled, Programmed Dimming i s unavailable. Lamp Low [...]

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    30 Timer Auto Off Time : au tomatically turns the projector o ff after no signals are detected for a preset number of minutes. If an active signal is rece ived before the projector powers do wn, the image wil l be displayed. High Altitude Setting High Altitude : We recommend you turn on the High Altitude Mode when your environment is between 5000&a[...]

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    31 Maintenance Cleaning the lens 1 Apply a non-abrasive camera lens cleaner to a soft, dry cloth. • Projector must be off and the lens must be at ro om temperature. • Avoid using an excessive amount of cleaner, and don’t apply the cleaner directly to the lens. A brasive cleaners, solvents or other harsh che micals might scratch the lens. 2 Li[...]

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    32 Replacing the projection lamp The Lamp Hours timer in the Projector Info me nu counts the number of hours the lamp has been in use . • NOTE : Be sure to us e the InFocus lamp module designed for this projector. You can order new lamps from (i n select areas), your retailer or your dealer. Only genuine InFocus lamps are tested f[...]

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    33 1 Turn off the projector and unplug the power cord. 2 Wait 60 minutes to allow the projector to coo l thoroughly. 3 Remove the lamp door, located on top of the projector, by removing the screw on the side of the lamp door, sliding the door right, and lifti ng the lamp door off. 4 Loosen the captive screws that attach the lamp housing to the proj[...]

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    34 Numerics 3D Sync Invert 27 A AC Power On 29 Aspect Ratio 26 Audio 1/Audio 2 8 Auto Image 26 Auto Off Time 30 Auto Source 29 AV Mute 28 B Blank Key 28 Blank Screen 28 Brightness 26 C Cable box 11 Ceiling Mount 26, 28 Closed Captions 28 Color Space 27 Computer 1 28 Computer 1/Computer 2 8 Computer 2 28 Connecting Video device 11 Contacting InFocus[...]

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    35 Power connector 8 Power cord 8 Power Saving Mode 29 Prevent PC Screen Saver 27 Programmed Dimming 29 Projector Connecting video devices 11 Keypad buttons 22 Menus 25 Positioning 6 Setting up 6 Troubleshooting prob lems 12 Projector In fo 28, 30 R Rear Project 28 Red/Green/Blue Gain 27 Red/Green/Blue Offset 27 remote control 20 Resetting the proj[...]