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    USER’S GUIDE LiteShow ® WIRELESS FREEDOM FOR YOUR PROJECTOR. 6793LS_UG.qxd 4/19/04 4:53 PM Page 1[...]

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    Declar ation of C onf ormity Manufa cturer: InFocus Co rporatio n, 27700B SW Parkwa y A ve. W ilsonvil le, Oregon 97070 U SA European Office: Strawin skylaan 585, 107 7 XX Am sterdam, The Netherlan ds W e de clar e un der o ur so le r espon si bili ty t hat th e Lite Sho w wi re less pr oj ect ion adap ter conf orms to the fol lowi ng directi ves a[...]

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    FCC W a rning This equi pment has been tested and found to c omply wit h the limit s for a Cla ss A digi tal devic e, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits ar e designed to provide r easonable pr otection against harmful interfer ence when the equipment is operated i n a commer cial envir onment. This equi pment generates , uses, and c[...]

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    Contents Introd uctio n 1 What is LiteShow? 2 Contents 5 About the docum entation 6 If you need assi stance 6 Projecting v ia LiteShow 7 About the LiteShow Adapter 7 The LiteSh ow Splash Screen 9 The LiteShow Manager 11 Sett ings Wind ow 16 Troubleshooting and Frequently Asked Questions 23 Trouble shooting 23 Frequently Asked Ques tions 26 Gloss ar[...]

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    InFo cus Lite Sho w Us er’s Guid e 1 Intr oduction Congra tul ations . Y ou hav e cho sen to ste p into the futur e o f wi rel ess proj ecti on b y us ing th e InF ocus ® LiteSho w ® cab le-free di gital projec tion system. Lit eShow is a powerf ul and s ecur e wir eles s pr ojection adapter whic h allows you t o send sharp ima ges fr om a PC o[...]

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    2 InFoc us LiteSh ow Use r’s Gui de Be sur e to regi ster y our LiteS how onlin e at www ice/register to r eceive pr oduct updates, announce- ments, and r egist rati on incent ives. What is LiteSho w? The LiteS how a dapter contai ns an 802. 1 1 b compa tibl e wir eless radio that wo rks in tand em with the pr opri etary Lite- S[...]

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    InFo cus Lite Sho w Us er’s Guid e 3 LiteSho w and the pr ojector The LiteShow a dapter connects to a compatible pr ojector b y plugging i ts embedded M1 connector int o a pr ojector ’s M1-D or M1 -DA receptac le. The ad apter ’s latc h mech anism is at tached by tight ening th e two thumbs crews. If the pro- jector ’s Auto-Sourc e option i[...]

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    4 InFoc us LiteSh ow Use r’s Gui de Fe at ur e S e t s One of Lit eShow’s c apabilities is to s witch fr om one n etwork to another , and to fin d avail able pr ojectors on other net - works vi a the Li teSho w Mana ger' s Scan butt on. T his is kn own as the Advanced F eatur e set. Some w ire less PC car ds do no t support advan ced netw [...]

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    InFo cus Lite Sho w Us er’s Guid e 5 Contents Y our LiteShow sys tem com es with the it ems shown in the ill ustr ation bel ow . Note that the wi reless PC ca rd a dapter* i s optional. LiteShow has tw o possibl e packag ing config uration s: • If you bought the Lite Show system t hat co mes with a wi rel ess PC car d adapte r , you sh ould hav[...]

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    6 InFoc us LiteSh ow Use r’s Gui de About the documentatio n Use the LiteShow Quick Start Guide included in the Li teShow pa ckaging to inst all an d set up LiteSh ow . The LiteSho w Use r ’ s Guide con tain s mor e in forma tion a nd c an be used to fine tu ne yo ur wi re less pro jecti on s etting s to match your needs or to troubleshoot prob[...]

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    InFo cus Lite Sho w Us er’s Guid e 7 Projecting via LiteSho w This sec tion give s you more detail on LiteS how and i ts compon ents. Reading th is sec tion s hould give you a better unders tandin g of the L iteSh ow syst em and allow you to , if nee ded, make cha nges to it . About th e Lite Sho w Adapter Befor e you beg in pr oj ectin g via Lit[...]

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    8 InFocus Li teSho w User’ s Guide LiteSho w ada pter tips In r egar ds t o your Lit eShow a dapter , keep the follo wing in m ind: • Be car eful w ith the LiteShow adapter: do not dr op i t or other wise mis handle it. Keep t he LiteSho w adapt er in i ts prot ective sleeve when you ar e not using it. • The hing e on the Li teShow adap ter s[...]

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    InFo cus Lite Sho w Us er’s Guid e 9 The LiteShow Splash Scr een Once you’ ve atta ched the L iteSho w adapte r to a projector a nd powered tha t projector o n, you should see the Lit eShow Splash Scr een, as depi cted belo w . The LiteShow S plash Scr een is a small window th at appea rs in the upper left c orner of the pr ojected scr een. If [...]

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    10 InFocu s LiteSh ow Us er’s Guid e If you cann ot see th e LiteS how Spla sh Screen aft er you’ve atta ched it to a projec tor and po wered the projector on, con- firm th at Au to Source i s selec ted o n your p rojecto r and tha t the M1 source i s conne cte d. If t hat doe sn’t help , try pow er- ing the pr ojector off. Deta ch the LiteSh[...]

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    InFo cus Lite Sho w Us er’s Guid e 11 The LiteShow Mana ger softwar e The LiteShow Ma nager client applica tion is your tool for contr olling t he LiteShow ada pter an d wir eless pr oject ion. W e re comm end th at y ou pe riodic ally r efer to t he In Focu s Upgr ade an d Downl oad s cent er at update s@inf ocus. com for softwar e e nhancem ent[...]

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    12 InFocu s LiteSh ow Us er’s Guid e The list win do w The list window cont ains f ive co lumns: •F a v o r i t e s : When you check t his box fo r a pr ojector , the list wi ndow displa ys these proj ectors whe ther their stat us is Unknown, In Use, or A va ilable. The Favorites column is helpful beca use you can quickly locate your most fre- [...]

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    InFo cus Lite Sho w Us er’s Guid e 13 Project/St op Butt on If an A vailable or Unknown pr ojector is selected, the Pr oject button is ena bled. The Project button is disabled if t here ar e no pro jectors found o r selected. When you select an available projector and click the Proj ect b utton ( or h it <A lt> <P>), t he sc re en pr [...]

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    14 InFocu s LiteSh ow Us er’s Guid e Settings Butto n The Settings button is ena bled when a pr ojecto r in t he list is selected. Clicking i t ope ns the S ettings w indow . The Se t- tings w indow , discuss ed on pag e 16, contai ns the Sett ings, Diagnost ics and WLAN tabs. Pr efer ences bo x The Pref ere nces box is avai lable at the bottom o[...]

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    InFo cus Lite Sho w Us er’s Guid e 15 Enable enc r ypti on whil e I’m projec ting The default st ate for Enable encr ypt ion whil e projecti ng is disab led (not c hecked). When checked , it allow s you t o proj ect utiliz ing 128 -bit A dvanced E ncryp tion Sta ndar d (AE S) securit y techn ology . When Enable en cr yption while p rojecting is[...]

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    16 InFocu s LiteSh ow Us er’s Guid e Settings Window Note : When discussing "S ettings, " keep in mind that the Set tings windo w options a re for the Lite Show adapt er , while the settings in th e Prefer ences box ar e for your compute r . Clicking the Settings butt on in the Lite Show Mana ger cau ses th e Settin gs win dow to o pen.[...]

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    InFo cus Lite Sho w Us er’s Guid e 17 3 Click the OK butt on to save the passwor d and clos e the w indow . The Sett ings tab is still open, bu t the Set P ass- word button toggle s to Ch ange Password . The next time you click t he Settin gs tab, all of its text fields and contr ols ar e read -only except for the Enter Password , OK , Can cel an[...]

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    18 InFocu s LiteSh ow Us er’s Guid e Settings T ab The fields i n the Se ttings tab a re popula ted with the selected pr oject or ’s settings. LiteShow Name : By defa ult, th e name is myLiteShow , but you should ch ange it to distin guish it from o ther Li teShow adapt ers on th e WLAN . The nam e you give your L iteSh ow adapt er shou ld not [...]

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    InFo cus Lite Sho w Us er’s Guid e 19 The Dia gnostic s T ab The Diagn ostics t ab cont ains a button for bli nking the LE D. It als o shows you Li teShow version in formatio n and the MAC Addr ess. Blin k th e LED on the LiteS ho w modul e: When you click t he Blink LED button on the Diagn ostics ta b, the two gr een LEDs on on e side of t he Li[...]

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    20 InFocu s LiteSh ow Us er’s Guid e The WLAN T a b The WLAN t ab cont ains connect ion and s ecurity /auth enticat ion options . When you ma ke change s in this tab, t he LiteSho w r eboots a nd is te mporari ly unav ailab le. T ype s o f con nect ions Ther e are two metho ds of connecting to a wire less network . Ad-hoc mode, also kno wn as “[...]

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    InFo cus Lite Sho w Us er’s Guid e 21 road and use Ad-Hoc mode, ch ange y our LiteS how settings BEFORE lea ving. If you do not, you wil l need t o do a fac- tory re set (pag e 24) which sets th e LiteShow to A d-Hoc mode. Note that resettin g to Ad-H oc mode will r emove any stored WE P key infor mation whic h will nee d to b e re-ent ered if y [...]

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    22 InFocu s LiteSh ow Us er’s Guid e Netw ork Name (w hen u sing Infr astruc tur e mode ) : The field changes fr om a text-ent ry field to a dr op-down men u when you select I nfrastr uctur e mode. Choose an ex isting WLA N name fr om t he lis t, or ch oose "Oth er WLAN name" and enter a WLAN. W ARNING: If you enter a no n-valid networ [...]

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    InFo cus Lite Sho w Us er’s Guid e 23 T r o ubleshooting and F r equentl y Ask ed Questions T roubleshooting No LiteShow adapters appear in the list of LiteShow Manag er . T r y t he following : • Make sur e that the LiteShow -enabled pr oje ctor is i n range with y our computer and that the pr ojector is power ed on. •C l i c k t h e Scan bu[...]

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    24 InFocus LiteShow User’s Guide Reset ting your L iteS how T o reset your Lit eShow to the or iginal factory setting s, do t he following : 1 Remove the LiteShow module from the project or . 2 Grasp the m odule in both h ands. Pr ess fir mly on the rib bed portion of t he clear plasti c top to diseng age th e locking tab. The ta b is located on [...]

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    InFo cus Lite Sho w Us er’s Guid e 25 4 Replace t he LiteShow on th e pr ojector (with the car d sti ll r emoved fr om the slot ). A sta tus dia log appe ars and pr o- vides a 30-secon d countdow n for t he re set. A fter se veral mor e sec onds, th e splash scr een show s “Restor ed” . The Splash Screen fields ar e updated with the preset va[...]

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    26 InFocus LiteShow User’s Guide Fr equently Asked Quest ions The followi ng ar e ques tions t hat you ma y have a bout t he LiteS how system and it s individ ual part s. Q : The Sc an butto n is not e nable d, and th e LiteS ho w M anag er w indo w sho ws “Basi c fea ture set”. What shou ld I do? A. Wha t this me ans is t hat you r curr ent [...]

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    InFo cus Lite Sho w Us er’s Guid e 27 Update a Wireless Driver Contact y our wir eles s har dwar e ven dor ’s technical support for 802.1 1b driver up dates. M ost vendor s now support WLAN configura tion optio ns that pr ovide for advanced net work sw itching featur es. The Advanc ed Featur e set in the Lit eShow Man ager is refe renc ing th i[...]

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    28 InFocus LiteShow User’s Guide T o set up Networ k Pr ofiles, t he following wir eless LA N setting s need to match . This allow s LiteSho w to w ork without a wir eless adapt er driver that fu lly suppor t th e Advanced Featur e set : • SSID (BSS ID) or Network Name • Network mo de (ad-hoc or infra stru cture ) • IP addr ess and sub net [...]

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    InFo cus Lite Sho w Us er’s Guid e 29 WLAN - or Network Name (also known as SSID (BSSID)) IP addr ess - both PC and adapter must use co mpatible IP address and subnet masks In a ddit ion , t he f ollo wing se tting s m ust mat ch o n b oth P C a nd ad apte r: Network mode - Ad-Hoc or Infrastructure (L iteShow facto ry setting i s ad-hoc) WEP sett[...]

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    30 InFocus LiteShow User’s Guide Macint osh 800 x 6 00 x tho usan ds of color s 1024 x 768 x tho usand s of co lors 1024 x 7 68 x milli ons of c olors Q: Why does m y comp uter or my desktop ic ons fl icker , or my task bar go blank when I click th e Project butt on? A: It is likely that your c omputer is switc hing r esolu tions. I f you ar e un[...]

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    InFo cus Lite Sho w Us er’s Guid e 31 Q: I see a Security Alert message fr om Windo ws Fir e wall. What does this mean? A: If you are using XP and Ser vice P ack 2, this mes sage a ppears d ue to th e new f irewall fu nctiona lity . Simply selec t “Unbloc k this pr ogr am, despite t he secu rity risk ” and click OK to us e LiteShow . Q: I r e[...]

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    32 InFocus LiteShow User’s Guide Q: I’m a r estri cted PC user and the Lite Sho w r esponse t ime is v ery slow . Wh y? A: This involves the differen t methods used by rest ricted and administr ative users for turning off Windows XP N et- work Zer o Configura tion. The process for restric ted use rs takes longer. Q: Ho w do I get a WE P k ey fo[...]

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    InFo cus Lite Sho w Us er’s Guid e 33 Glossar y 802.11: IEEE 80 2.1 1 specificatio ns ar e wir eless st andar ds t hat specif y an over -th e-air inter face b etween a w ire less client and a base s tation or betw een two w ir eless c lients, su ch as the Li teShow a dapter and a c omputer ’s wir eless ad apter . Access poin t: A bas e station [...]

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    34 InFocus LiteShow User’s Guide IEEE: Institut e of Elect rical an d Electr on ics Engin eers, New Y ork, (www .ieee.or g) Infra str uctu re Mode : an 802.1 1 n etworking framework where devices communicate with eachother by first going through an Access Poi nt (AP). In this mode, wireless devi ces can communicat e with each other or with a wire[...]

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    InFo cus Lite Sho w Us er’s Guid e 35 Appendix Specifications Te m p e r a t u r e Opera ti ng Non-o perating 50 to 10 4 ° F (10 to 40 ° C) at sea lev el 50 to 95 ° F (10 to 35 ° C) a t 1 0, 000 fe et -4 to 1 58 ° F (-20 to 70 ° C) Altit ude Opera ti ng Non-o perating 0 to 1 0,000 fe et (~ 3,00 0m) 0 to 20 ,000 fee t (~6, 000m) Humid ity 10[...]

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    36 InFocus LiteShow User’s Guide Accessories The LiteShow system comes wit h the followin g accessories, e xcept wher e not ed: Included Ac cessory Part Number LiteShow adapter 591-0260-01 Wireless a dapter * 412-000 3-xx Pro tectiv e sleev e 110-0682-xx CF Card f or LiteShow adapter 412-0006-xx LiteShow Adapter pl asti c cover 340-107 8-xx User [...]

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    InFo cus Lite Sho w Us er’s Guid e 37 Compatible pr ojectors The followi ng table cont ains pr ojector model s that have been test ed and ar e known t o be compatible with th e LiteS how wir el ess pr ojec tion sys tem. V isit ou r websit e at www rv ice/lit eshow f or the most updated list of compatible pr ojectors. InF o cus ASK[...]

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    38 InFocus LiteShow User’s Guide[...]

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    InFo cus Lite Sho w Us er’s Guid e 39 Numerics 32-bit color d epth 3 802.11 33 802.11b 2 A Access point 33 accessories 36 Ad-hoc Mode 33 Advanced Feature s et 33 adva nced f eat ures 26 assis tance 6 B Basic Feature set 33 basic features 26 Blink the LED 19 BSS 33 C compatible proj ectors 37 Contents 5 D data rate 3 DCHP 33 Diagno stics ta b 19 B[...]

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    40 InFocus LiteShow User’s Guide L LAN 34 list wind ow 12 Available 12 In Use 12 Status 12 Unknown 12 LiteShow adapt er 7 features 7 resetting 24 tips 8 LiteShow doesn’t see the projector 23 LiteShow Ma nager 3, 1 1 list wind ow 12 LiteShow Nam e 12, 18 LiteShow Splash Screen 9 IP 9 Model 9 Name 9 Unique ID 9 Version 9 WLAN 9 LiteShow-compa tib[...]

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    InFo cus Lite Sho w Us er’s Guid e 41 R range 3 register your LiteShow 2 resetting your LiteShow 24 restoring factory def aults 24 S Scan button 13 Scan button no t operationa l 4, 26 Set P ass word 16 Set Up Network Prof iles 27 Settings butto n 14 Set ting s ta b 18 IP Address 18 LiteShow Nam e 18 WLAN/Netwo rk Name 18 Sett ings wi ndow 16 Diag[...]

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    LiteShow User’s Guid e 43 One-Y ea r W arranty Limite d W arranty Subjec t to the Limit ations, Exclusio ns and Disclaimer s her eof, I nFocus Corporation (“InFoc us”) wa rrants that the Pr o- jector , La mps and Ac cessories (her einafter collectivel y or indiv idually re ferred to as “Pr oduct” as appr opriate) pur - chased from InFocus[...]

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    44 Lite Show User ’s Guid e The Accessory Product L imited W arranty covers the accessor y item only and excludes norma l wear . The La mp Prod- uct Lim ited W arranty exclude s ex pected lamp degrada tion. Remanufactur ed Products and Softwa re Pr oducts ar e exempt from the foreg oing Limited W arranty . Please refer to the appr opriate Reman u[...]

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    LiteShow User’s Guid e 45 paid, to an InF ocus S ervice Center or to a servic e facilit y aut horized b y InFoc us. When r eturnin g Pr oduct to InF ocus, a Service Reque st Number (SR #) i s requir ed and must be clear ly displaye d on the outside of the shi pping carton or a simila r package a ffor din g an equal degr ee of pr ot ection. In Foc[...]

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    46 Lite Show User ’s Guid e LiteShow Wireless Pr oducts So ftware W arranty Statemen t Y ou agree that this SO F TW ARE PROD UCT is pr ov ided by InFoc us “AS IS” w ithout an y wa rranty of any kind. In Focus has no resp onsibility or liability for any bug or defect fixes or serv ice support . ACCORDINGL Y , TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMI TTED B[...]

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    LiteShow ® WIRELESS FREEDOM FOR YOUR PROJECTOR. USER’S GUIDE InFocus Corporation 27700B SW Parkway Avenue Wilsonville, Oregon 97070-9215 1-800-294-6400 • 503-685-8888 Fax : 503-685-8887 http://www In Europe: InFocus International BV Strawinskylaan 585 1077 XX Amsterdam The Netherlands Phone: +31 20 579 2000 Fax: +31 20 579 2999 In[...]