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How to Hook Up the LCD Projector to your Laptop
15 pin D connector
Rear View of projector
In 1 or In 2
15 pin connector
1 or 2
Rear View of projector
use the same
#1 with #1
#2 with #2
Once you have made the cable connections.
In order to project your presentation
you need to enable video mirroring on your Laptop
This is usually done with a Function key combination
For Compaq’s it is Fn + F3
For IBM’s it is Fn + F7
It is different on almost every type of laptop, look for the function key with two monitor symbols
Mute control: mutes audio (not used much)
Power control: On/Off control (fan keeps running)
Black Screen Button: Shows a black screen to hide or pause your presentation
Right Click Button: Right mouse click. Brings up shortcut menu.
Input selector: Usually you will use Data 1
Note: 2 Inputs, 2 laptops? Think about it.
Input Check: Tells you what Input you are viewing Data 1, Data 2, Video 1, or Video 2
Mouse/Adjust Switch: selects which mode remote is in
Mouse for Presentations
Adjust for setting up the projector
Volume Control: Controls Audio (not used much,see special use)
Laser pointer/ Menu:
When Mouse Adjust switch is in Mouse mode controls laser pointer.
When Mouse Adjust switch is in Adjust mode controls
set up menu for projector
Mouse Control: Moves cursor on screen
Light Switch: lights up buttons on Remote for dark presentation rooms
Data 1, Data 2 , Data Out, Video 1, Video 2
What is all this stuff? I just want to do my PowerPoint presentation! All these cable connections are just confusing.
They are pretty confusing, the more presentations you do, the more comfortable you will be using the projector.
All the Inputs (cable connections) will allow to do more with your presentation.
The 2 Data Inputs :Allows you to connect two Laptops to the projector at the same time and switch back and forth, by pressing one button on the remote. (PC and or Macintosh)
Data Output connection:Allows you to output the what the projector is shown to a computer monitor or a scan converter (TV compatible output)
The 2 Video (and audio) Inputs :
Allows you to connect two Video (and audio)signals to the projector at the same time and switch back and forth, by pressing one button on the remote.
Video inputs include:
Camcorder (live picture)
VCR with sound
Video #2 (s-video)