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  • Brand: Dell
  • Product: Video projector
  • Model/name: 1510X
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English, Italian

Table of Contents

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Notes, Notices, and Cautions

NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you
make better use of your projector.
NOTICE: A NOTICE indicates either potential damage to
hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the problem.
CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates a potential for property
damage, personal injury, or death.
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
© 2010 Dell Inc. All rights reserved.
Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever without the written
permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden.
Trademarks used in this text: Dell and the DELL logo are trademarks of Dell
Inc.; DLP and DLP logo are trademarks of TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED;
Microsoft and Windows are either trademarks or registered trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either
the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Inc. disclaims
any proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own.
Model 1510X
March 2010 Rev. A01
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Contents

1 Your Dell Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

About Your Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

2 Connecting Your Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

Connecting to a Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

Connecting a Computer Using a VGA Cable . . . . 10

Monitor Loop-Through Connection Using 

VGA Cables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Connecting a Computer Using an RS232 cable . . . 12

Connecting a DVD Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

Connecting a DVD Player Using a Composite 

Connecting a DVD Player Using a Component 

Connecting a DVD Player Using an S-video Cable . 13

Video Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

Video Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

Connecting a DVD Player Using an HDMI Cable . . 16

Connecting to Local Area Network . . . . . . . . . . . 17

To control the projector that is connected to a 

network through an RJ45 cable. . . . . . . . . . . 17

Connection With Commercial RS232 Control Box . 18

3 Using Your Projector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

Turning Your Projector On . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

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Turning Your Projector Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

Adjusting the Projected Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

Raising the Projector Height . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

Lowering the Projector Height . . . . . . . . . . . 20

Adjusting the Projector Zoom and Focus . . . . . . . . 21

Adjusting Projection Image Size . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

Using the Control Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

Using the Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

Installing the Remote Control Batteries . . . . . . . . 29

Operating Range With Remote Control . . . . . . . . . 30

Using the On-Screen Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

Main Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

AUTO-ADJUST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

INPUT SELECT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

PICTURE (in PC Mode) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

PICTURE (in Video Mode) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

DISPLAY (in PC Mode) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

DISPLAY (in Video Mode) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

LAMP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

SET UP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

INFORMATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

OTHERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

Managing the Projector From Web Management . . . 48

Configuring the Network Setting . . . . . . . . . . 48

Accessing Web Management . . . . . . . . . . . 48

Managing Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

Contents
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4 Troubleshooting Your Projector . . . . . . . . 61

Guiding Signals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65

Changing the Lamp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67

5 Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69

6 Contacting Dell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74

7 Appendix: Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75

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Your Dell Projector
Your projector comes with all the items shown below. Ensure that you have all the
items, and contact Dell™ if anything is missing.
Package Contents
Power cable 1.8m VGA cable (VGA to VGA)
Carrying case Remote control
CD User’s Guide & Documentation AAA Batteries (2)
Your Dell Projector
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About Your Projector
Top View Bottom View
1
2
3
4
5
7
6
8
9
10 12
11
82.15
14.00
24.00
79.00
110.00
1 Control panel
2 Zoom tab
3 Focus ring
4 Lens
5 Elevator button for height adjustments
6 IR receivers
7 Lens cap
8 Mounting holes for ceiling mount: Screw hole M3 x 6.5mm depth.
Recommended torque <8 kgf-cm
9 Mounting hole for tripod: Insert nut 1/4"*20 UNC
10 Lamp cover
11 Tilt adjustment wheel
12 Elevator foot
CAUTION: Safety Instructions
1 Do not use the projector near appliances that generate a lot of heat.

2 Do not use the projector in areas where there is an excessive amount of dust. The 

dust may cause the system to fail and the projector will automatically shutdown.
3 Ensure that the projector is mounted in a well-ventilated area.
4 Do not block the ventilation slots and openings on the projector.
5 Ensure the projector operates between ambient temperatures (5ºC to 35ºC).
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6 Do not try to touch the ventilation outlet as it can become very hot after the
projector has been turned on or immediately after it is turned off.
7 Do not look into the lens while the projector is on as it may cause injury to your
eyes.
8 Do not place any objects near or in front of the projector or cover its lens while the
projector is on as the heat may cause the object to melt or burn.
NOTE:
• Do not attempt to ceiling mount the projector yourself. It should be
installed by a qualified technician.
• Recommended Projector Ceiling Mount Kit (P/N: C3505). For more
information, see the Dell Support website at support.dell.com.
• For more information, see the Safety Information that is shipped with your
projector.
Your Dell Projector
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Connecting Your Projector
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
16 15 14 13
1 USB remote connector 9 Audio-A input connector
2 HDMI connector 10 Microphone connector
3 VGA-A output
(monitor loop-through)
11 RS232 connector
4 VGA-A input (D-sub) connector 12 RJ45 connector
5 VGA-B input (D-sub) connector 13 Security cable slot
6 S-video connector 14 Audio output connector
7 Composite video connector 15 Audio-B left-channel input
connector
8 Audio-B right-channel input
connector
16 Power cord connector
CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the
Safety Instructions as described on page 7.
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Connecting to a Computer

Connecting a Computer Using a VGA Cable
1
2
3
1 Power cord
2 VGA to VGA cable
3 USB-A to USB-B cable
NOTE: The USB cable is not provided with your projector.
NOTE: The USB cable must be connected if you want to use the Page Up and
Page Down features on the remote control.
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Monitor Loop-Through Connection Using VGA Cables
1
2 2
1 Power cord
2 VGA to VGA cable
NOTE: Only one VGA cable is shipped with your projector. An additional VGA
cable can be purchased on the Dell website at dell.com.
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Connecting a Computer Using an RS232 cable
1
2
1 Power cord
2 RS232 cable
NOTE: The RS232 cable is not shipped with your projector. Consult a
professional installer for the cable and RS232 remote control software.
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Connecting a DVD Player

Connecting a DVD Player Using an S-video Cable
1 Power cord
2 S-video cable
1
2
NOTE: The S-video cable is not shipped with your projector. You can purchase
the S-Video extension (50 ft/100 ft) cable on the Dell website at dell.com.
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Connecting a DVD Player Using a Composite Video Cable
1
2
1 Power cord
2 Composite video cable
NOTE: The Composite Video cable is not shipped with your projector. You can
purchase the Composite Video Extension (50 ft/100 ft) cable on the Dell website
at dell.com.
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Connecting a DVD Player Using a Component Video Cable
1
2
1 Power cord
2 VGA to Component Video cable
NOTE: The VGA to Component Video cable is not shipped with your projector.
You can purchase the VGA to Component Video Extension (50 ft/100 ft) cable on
the Dell website at dell.com.
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Connecting a DVD Player Using an HDMI Cable
1
2
1 Power cord
2 HDMI cable
NOTE: The HDMI cable is not shipped with your projector.
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Connecting to Local Area Network

To control the projector that is connected to a network through an
RJ45 cable.
1
2
Local Area Network (LAN)
1 Power cord
2 RJ45 cable
NOTE: The RJ45 cable is not shipped with your projector.
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Connection With Commercial RS232 Control Box
1
2
3
1 Power cord
2 RS232 cable
3 Commercial RS232 control box
NOTE: The RS232 cable is not shipped with your projector. Consult a
professional technician to obtain the cable.
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Using Your Projector
Turning Your Projector On
NOTE: Turn on the projector before you turn on the source (computer, DVD
player, etc.). The Power button light blinks blue until pressed.
1 Remove the lens cap.
2 Connect the power cord and appropriate signal cables. For information about 

connecting the projector, see "Connecting Your Projector" on page 9.

3 Press the Power button (see "Using the Control Panel" on page 23 to locate the
Power button).
4 Turn on your source (computer, DVD player, etc.)
5 Connect your source to the projector using the appropriate cable. See
"Connecting Your Projector" on page 9 for instructions to connect your source to
the projector.
6 By default, the input source of projector is set to VGA-A. Change the input source
of projector if necessary.
7 If you have multiple sources connected to the projector, press the Source button
on the remote control or control panel to select the desired source. See "Using the
Control Panel" on page 23 and "Using the Remote Control" on page 26 to locate
the Source button.
Turning Your Projector Off
NOTICE: Unplug the projector after properly shutting down as explained in the
following procedure.
1 Press the Power button.
NOTE: The "Press Power Button to Turn off Projector" message will appear
on the screen. The message disappears after 5 seconds or you can press the
Menu button to clear it.
2 Press the Power button again. The cooling fans continue to operate for 120

seconds.

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3 3
2
3 To power off the projector quickly, press the Power button and hold for 1 second
while the projector’s cooling fans are still running.
NOTE: Before you turn on the projector again, wait for 60 seconds to allow the
internal temperature to stabilize.
4 Disconnect the power cord from the electrical outlet and the projector.
Adjusting the Projected Image
Raising the Projector Height
1 Press the Elevator button.
2 Raise the projector to the desired display angle, and then release the button to 

lock the elevator foot into position.

3 Use the tilt adjustment wheel to fine-tune the display angle.
Lowering the Projector Height
1 Press the Elevator button.
2 Lower the projector, and then release the button to lock the elevator foot into

position.

1
1 Elevator button
2 Elevator foot (Angle of tilt: 0 to 8 degree)
3 Tilt adjustment wheel
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Adjusting the Projector Zoom and Focus
CAUTION: To avoid damaging the projector, ensure that the zoom lens and
elevator foot are fully retracted before moving the projector or placing the
projector in its carrying case.
1 Rotate the zoom tab to zoom in and out.
2 Rotate the focus ring until the image is clear. The projector focuses at distances
ranging between 3.94 ft to 32.81 ft (1.2 m to 10 m).
1
2
1 Zoom tab
2 Focus ring
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Adjusting Projection Image Size

307"(779.78cm)
277"(703.58cm)
215"(546.10cm)
154"(391.16cm)
92"(233.68cm)
37"(93.98cm)
256"
(650.24cm
)
231"
(586.74cm
)
179"
(454.66cm
)
128"
(325.12 cm
)
77"
(195.58cm
)
30.8"
(78.23cm)
Projector
to
screen
distance
32.81'(10.0m)
29.53'(9.0m)
22.97'(7.0m)
16.40'(5.0m)
9.84'(3.0m)
3.94'(1.2m)
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1 LAMP warning light If the LAMP amber indicator is on or blinking,
one of the following problems could be occurring:
• Lamp is reaching its end of usable life
• Lamp module is not properly installed
• Lamp driver failure
• Color wheel failure
For more information, see "Troubleshooting Your
Projector" on page 61 and "Guiding Signals" on
page 65.
2 TEMP warning light If the TEMP amber indicator is on or blinking,
one of the following problems could be occurring:
• Internal temperature of the projector is too
high
• Color wheel failure
For more information, see "Troubleshooting Your
Projector" on page 61 and "Guiding Signals" on
page 65.
3 Power Turns the projector on or off. For more
information, see "Turning Your Projector On" on
page 19 and "Turning Your Projector Off" on
page 19.
4 Up / Keystone Press to navigate through the On-Screen Display
adjustment (OSD) Menu items.
Press to adjust image distortion caused by tilting
the projector (+40/-35 degrees).
5 Right / Auto Press to navigate through the On-Screen Display
Adjust~ (OSD) Menu items.
Press to synchronize the projector to the input
source.
NOTE: Auto Adjust does not operate if the on-
screen display (OSD) is displayed.
6 IR Receiver Point the remote control towards the IR receiver
and press a button.
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7 Down / Keystone
adjustment
Press to navigate through the On-Screen Display
(OSD) Menu items.
Press to adjust image distortion caused by tilting
the projector (+40/-35 degrees).
8 Menu Press to activate the OSD. Use the directional
keys and the Menu button to navigate through
the OSD.
9 Left / Source Press to navigate through the On-Screen Display
(OSD) Menu items.
Press to toggle through Analog RGB, Composite,
Component (YPbPr via VGA), HDMI, and
S-video sources when multiple sources are
connected to the projector.
10 Enter Press to confirm the selection item.
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1
Using the Remote Control

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16
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18
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26
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
Turns the projector on or off. For more information,
Power
see "Turning Your Projector On" on page 19 and
"Turning Your Projector Off" on page 19.
2
3
4
5
6
Enter
Right
Down
Aspect Ratio
Mute
Press to confirm the selection.
Press to navigate through the On-Screen Display
(OSD) Menu items.
Press to navigate through the On-Screen Display
(OSD) Menu items.
Press to change aspect ratio of a displayed image.
Press to mute or un-mute the projector speaker.
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7 Video mode The projector has preset configurations that are
optimized for displaying data (presentation slides)
or video (movies, games, etc.).
Press the Video Mode button to toggle between
Presentation mode, Bright mode, Movie mode,
sRGB, or Custom mode.
Pressing the Video Mode button once will show the
current display mode. Pressing the Video Mode
button again will switch between modes.
8 Mouse up U Press to move to previous page.
NOTE: The USB cable must be connected if
you want to use the Page Up feature.
9 Mouse down V Press to move to next page.
NOTE: The USB cable must be connected if
you want to use the Page Down feature.
10 Freeze Press to pause the screen image.
11 Blank screen Press to hide/unhide the image.
12 Information Press to provide projector native resolution
information.
13 S-Video Press to choose S-Video source.
14 Up Press to navigate through the On-Screen Display
(OSD) Menu items.
15
Left
Press to navigate through the On-Screen Display
(OSD) Menu items.
16 Menu Press to activate the OSD.
17 Volume up Press to increase the volume.
18 Source Press to switch between Analog RGB, Composite,
Component (YPbPr, via VGA), HDMI, and
S-video source.
19 Volume down Press to decrease the volume.
20 Keystoneadjustment
+
Press to adjust image distortion caused by tilting the
projector (+40/-35 degrees).
21 Keystone adjustment ­ Press to adjust image distortion caused by tilting the
projector (+40/-35 degrees).
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22 Auto adjust Press to synchronize the projector with the input
source. Auto adjust does not operate if the OSD is
displayed.
23 Zoom + Press to increase the image.
24 Zoom ­ Press to decrease the image.
25 VGA Press to choose VGA source.
26 Video Press to choose Composite Video source.
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Installing the Remote Control Batteries
NOTE: Remove the batteries from the remote control when not in use.
1 Press the tab to lift the battery compartment cover. 1
2 Check the polarity (+/-) marking on the batteries.
3 Insert the batteries and align their polarity correctly
according to the marking in the battery compartment.
NOTE: Avoid mixing different types of batteries or using
new and old batteries together.
4 Slip the battery cover back.
2
3
4
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Operating Range With Remote Control

Operating range
Angle ±30°
Distance 7m/22.97feet
Distance
Angle
Angle
Dista
nce
NOTE: Actual operating range may slightly differ from the diagram. Weak
batteries will also prevent the remote control from properly operating the
projector.
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Using the On-Screen Display
• The projector has a multi-language On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu that can be
displayed with or without an input source.
• To navigate through the tabs in the Main Menu, press the or buttons on
your projector’s control panel or remote control.
• To select a submenu, press the button on your projector’s control panel or
press the Enter button on the remote control.
• To select an option, press the or buttons on your projector’s control panel
or remote control. The color changes to dark blue. When an item is selected, the
color changes to dark blue.
• Use the or buttons on the control panel or remote control to adjust the
settings.
• To go back to Main Menu, go to Back tab and press the button on the control
panel or press the Enter button on the remote control.
• To exit the OSD, go to EXIT tab and press the button or press the Menu
button directly on the control panel or press the Enter button on the remote
control.
NOTE: Due to Enter button in place of the button on remote control, there is
no mark on remote now.
Main Menu
AUTO-ADJUST
Auto Adjust automatically adjusts the projector's Frequency and Tracking in PC
mode. While Auto Adjustment is in progress, the following message appears on
the screen:
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INPUT SELECT
The Input Select menu allows you to select your projector’s input source.
AUTO SOURCE—Select Off (the
default) to lock the current
input signal. If you press the
Source button when the Auto
Source mode is set to Off, you
can manually select the input
signal. Select On to auto detect
the available input signals. If
you press the Source button
when the projector is on, it
automatically finds the next
available input signal.
VGA-A—Press on the control panel or press Enter button on the remote control
to detect VGA-A signal.
VGA-B—Press on the control panel or press Enter button on the remote control
to detect VGA-B signal.
S-VIDEO—Press on the control panel or press Enter button on the remote
control to detect S-Video signal.
COMPOSITE VIDEO—Press on the control panel or press Enter button on the
remote control to detect Composite Video signal.
HDMI—Press on the control panel or press Enter button on the remote control
to detect HDMI signal.
ADVANCED—Press on the control panel or press Enter button on the remote
control to activate Input Select Advanced menu.
INPUT SELECT ADVANCED
The Input Select Advanced menu allows you to enable or disable input sources.
VGA-A—Use and to enable or disable VGA-A input.
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VGA-B—Use and to enable or disable VGA-B input.
S-VIDEO—Use and to enable or disable S-Video input.
COMPOSITE VIDEO—Use and to enable or disable Composite Video input.
HDMI—Use and to enable or disable HDMI input.
NOTE: You cannot disable your current input source. At anytime, a minimum of
two input sources have to be enabled.
PICTURE (in PC Mode)
Using the Picture menu, you can adjust the display settings of your projector. The
Picture menu, provides the following options:
VIDEO MODE—Allows you to optimize the display image: Presentation, Bright,
Movie, sRGB (provides more accurate color representation), and Custom (set
your preferred settings). If you adjust the settings for Brightness, Contrast,
Saturation, Sharpness, Tint, and Advanced, the projector automatically switches
to Custom.
NOTE: If you adjust the settings for Brightness, Contrast, Saturation,
Sharpness, Tint, and Advanced the projector automatically switches to Custom.
BRIGHTNESS—Use and to adjust the brightness of the image.
CONTRAST—Use and to adjust the display contrast.
ADVANCED—Press on the control panel or press Enter button on the remote
control to activate Picture Advance Menu. See "PICTURE ADVANCED" on
page 35.
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PICTURE (in Video Mode)
Using the Picture menu, you can adjust the display settings of your projector. The
Picture menu provides the following options:
VIDEO MODE—Allows you to optimize the display image: Presentation, Bright,
Movie, sRGB (provides more accurate color representation), and Custom (set
your preferred settings).If you adjust the settings for Brightness, Contrast,
Saturation, Sharpness, Tint, and Advanced the projector automatically switches
to Custom.
NOTE: If you adjust the settings for Brightness, Contrast, Saturation,
Sharpness, Tint, and Advanced the projector automatically switches to Custom.
BRIGHTNESS—Use and to adjust the brightness of the image.
CONTRAST—Use and to adjust the display contrast.
SATURATION—Allows you to adjust the video source from black and white to fully
saturated color. Press to decrease the amount of color in the image and to
increase the amount of color in the image.
SHARPNESS—Press to decrease the sharpness and to increase the
sharpness.
TINT—Press to increase the amount of green in the image and to increase
the amount of red in the image (available for NTSC only).
ADVANCED—Press on the control panel or press Enter button on the remote
control to activate Picture Advance Menu. See "PICTURE ADVANCED" below.
NOTE: Saturation, Sharpness, and Tint are only available when input source is
from Composite or S-Video.
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PICTURE ADVANCED
Using the Picture Advanced menu, you can adjust the display settings of your
projector. The Picture Advanced menu provides the following options:
WHITE INTENSITY—Use and to adjust the display white intensity.
COLOR TEMP—Allows you to adjust the color temperature. The screen appears
cooler at higher color temperatures and warmer at lower color temperatures.
When you adjust the values in the Color Adjust menu, the Custom mode is
activated. The values are saved in the Custom mode.
CUSTOM COLOR ADJUST—Allows you to manually adjust the colors red, green, and
blue.
COLOR SPACE—Allows you to select the color space, options are: RGB, YCbCr, and
YPbPr.
DISPLAY (in PC Mode)
Using the Display menu, you can adjust the display settings of your projector. The
Picture menu provides the following options:
ASPECT RATIO—Allows you to select the aspect ratio to adjust how the image
appears.
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• Original — Select Original to maintain the aspect ratio of image projected
according to input source.
• 4:3 — The input source scales to fit the screen and projects a 4:3 image.
• Wide — The input source scales to fit the width of the screen to project a
wide screen image.
ZOOM—Press on the control panel or press Enter button on
the remote control to activate Zoom menu.
Select the area to zoom and press on the control panel or
press Enter button on the remote control to view zoomed image.
Adjust the image scale by pressing or and
press on the control panel or press Enter button
on the remote control to view.
ZOOM NAVIGATION—Press on the control panel or press
Enter button on the remote control to activate Zoom
Navigation menu.
Use to navigate projection screen.
HORIZONTAL POSITION—Press to move the image to the left and to move the
image to the right.
VERTICAL POSITION—Press to move the image down and to move the image
up.
FREQUENCY—Allows you to change the display data clock frequency to match the
frequency of your computer graphics card. If you see a vertical flickering wave, use
Frequency control to minimize the bars. This is a coarse adjustment.
TRACKING—Synchronize the phase of the display signal with the graphic card. If you
experience an unstable or flickering image, use Tracking to correct it. This is a fine
adjustment.
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DISPLAY (in Video Mode)
Using the Display menu, you can adjust the display settings of your projector. The
Picture menu provides the following options:
ASPECT RATIO—Allows you to select the aspect ratio to adjust how the image
appears.
• Original — Select Original to maintain the aspect ratio of image projected
according to input source.
• 4:3 — The input source scales to fit the screen and projects a 4:3 image.
• Wide — The input source scales to fit the width of the screen to project a
wide screen image.
ZOOM—Press on the control panel or press Enter button on
the remote control to activate Zoom menu.
Select the area to zoom and press on the control panel or
press Enter button on the remote control to view zoomed image.
Adjust the image scale by pressing or and
press on the control panel or press Enter button
on the remote control to view.
ZOOM NAVIGATION—Press on the control panel or press
Enter button on the remote control to activate Zoom
Navigation menu.
Use to navigate projection screen.
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LAMP
Using the Lamp menu, you can adjust the display settings of your projector. The
Lamp menu provides the following options:
LAMP MODE—Allows you to select between Normal and ECO mode. 

Normal mode operates at full power level. ECO Mode operates at a lower power 

level which may provide longer lamp life, quieter operation, and dimmer 

luminance output on the screen. 

LAMP HOUR—Displays the operating hours since the last lamp timer reset.

LAMP HOUR RESET—Select Yes to reset the lamp timer.

SET UP
The Set Up menu allows you to adjust settings for Language, Projector Mode,
Keystone, Standby VGA Output, 3D Display and Network.
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LANGUAGE—Allows you to set the language for the OSD. Press on the control
panel or press Enter button on the remote control to activate the Language menu.
PROJECTOR MODE—Allows you to select the projector mode, depending upon how
the projector is mounted.
• Front Projection-Desktop — This is the default option.
• Front Projection-Ceiling Mount — The projector turns the image upside
down for ceiling-mounted projection.
• Rear Projection-Desktop — The projector reverses the image so that you can
project from behind a translucent screen.
• Rear Projection-Ceiling Mount — The projector reverses and turns the image
upside down. You can project from behind a translucent screen with a ceiling-
mounted projection.
AUTO KEYSTONE—Select On to enable the auto correction for vertical image
distortion caused by tilting the projector.
V. KEYSTONE—Manually adjust the vertical image distortion caused by tilting the
projector.
STANDBY VGA OUTPUT—Select On or Off the VGA output function at projector
standby status. Default is Off.
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3D DISPLAY—Select On to start the 3D display function. Default is Off.
NOTE: To activate 3D Display function, ensure that 3D goggles, 3D video
contents and 120Hz signal output graphic card supported on PC/NB are ready.
3D Sync Invert—If you see a discrete or overlapping image while
wearing DLP 3D goggles, you may need to execute 'Invert' to get
best match of left/right image sequence to get the correct image.
(For DLP 3D goggles)
Network—Select On to activate network function. Press on the control panel
or press Enter button on the remote control to configure Network settings.
NETWORK
The Network menu allows you to configure the network connection settings.
DHCP ADDRESS—If a DHCP server exists in the network to which the projector is
connected, the IP address will automatically be acquired when you select DHCP
On. If DHCP is Off, manually set the IP Address, Subnet Mask, and Gateway. Use
to select the number of IP Address, Subnet Mask, and Gateway. Key in
Enter to confirm each number and then use to set the next item.
IP ADDRESS—Automatically or manually assigns the IP address to the projector
connected to the network.
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SUBNET MASK—Configure the Subnet Mask of the network connection.
GATEWAY—Check the Gateway address with your network/system administrator if
you configure it manually.
DNS—Check the DNS Server IP address with your network/system administrator
if you configure it manually.
STORE—Press on the control panel or press Enter button on the remote control
to save the changes made in network configuration settings.
RESET NETWORK—Select Yes to reset network configuration.
INFORMATION
The Information menu displays the current projector settings.
OTHERS
The Others menu allows you to change settings for Menu, Screen, Audio, Power,
Security, and Closed Caption (for NTSC only). You can also perform Test Pattern
and Factory Reset.
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MENU SETTINGS—Select and press on the control panel or press Enter button
on the remote control to activate menu settings. The menu settings consists of the
following options:
MENU POSITION—Allows you to change the position of the OSD menu on
the screen.
MENU TRANSPARENCY—Select to change the transparency level of the OSD
background.
MENU TIMEOUT—Allows you to adjust the time for an OSD timeout. By
default, the OSD disappears after 20 seconds of non-activity.
MENU LOCK—Select On to enable Menu Lock and hide the OSD menu.
Select OFF to disable the Menu Lock. If you want to disable the Menu
Lock function and have the OSD disappear, press the Menu button on the
control panel or remote control for 15 seconds, then disable the function.
SCREEN SETTINGS—Select and press on the control panel or press Enter button
on the remote control to activate screen settings. The screen settings menu
consists of the following options:
CAPTURE SCREEN—Select and press on the control panel or press Enter
button on the remote control to capture the screen display, the following
message appears on the screen.
NOTE: To capture a full image, ensure the input signal that is
connected to the projector is 1024 x 768 resolution.
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SCREEN—Select Dell to use the Dell logo as wallpaper. Select Captured to
set the captured image as wallpaper.
RESET—Select and press on the control panel or press Enter button on
the remote control to delete the captured picture and set back to the
default setting.
AUDIO SETTINGS—Select and press on the control panel or press Enter button
on the remote control to change audio settings. The audio settings menu consists
of the following options:
AUDIO INPUT—Select the Audio input source, options are: Audio-A, Audio-
B, HDMI and Microphone.
VOLUME—Press to decrease the volume and to increase the volume.
SPEAKER—Select On to enable speaker. Select Off to disable speaker.
MUTE—Allows you to mute the sounds for audio input and audio output.
POWER SETTINGS—Select and press on the control panel or press Enter button
on the remote control to activate power settings. The power settings menu
consists of the following options:
POWER SAVING—Select Off to disable Power Saving mode. By default, the
projector is set to enter power saving mode after 120 minutes of no activity.
A warning message appears on screen showing a 60-second countdown
before switching to power saving mode. Press any button during
countdown period to stop power saving mode.
You can also set a different delay period to enter power saving mode. The
delay period is the time you want the projector to wait without an input
signal. Power saving can be set to 30, 60, 90, or 120 minutes.
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If an input signal is not detected during the delay period, the projector
turns off the lamp and goes into power saving mode. If an input signal is
detected within the delay period, the projector automatically turns on. If
an input signal is not detected within two hours during power saving mode,
the projector switches from Power Saving mode to Power Off mode. To
turn on the projector press the Power button.
QUICK SHUTDOWN—Select Yes to turn off the projector with a single press of
the Power button. This function allows the projector to quick power off
with an accelerated fan speed. Slightly higher acoustic noise is expected
during quick power off.
NOTE: Before you turn on the projector again, wait for 60 seconds to allow the
internal temperature to stabilize. The projector will take a longer time to turn on
if you try to power on immediately. Its cooling fan will run at full speed for about
30 seconds to stabilize the internal temperature.
SECURITY SETTINGS—Select and press on the control panel or press Enter
button on the remote control to activate security settings. The security settings
menu allows you to enable and set password protection.
PASSWORD—When Password Protect is enabled, a Password Protect screen
requesting you to enter a password will be displayed when the power plug is
inserted into the electrical outlet and the power for the projector is first
turned on. By default, this function is disabled. You can enable this feature
by selecting Enabled. If the password has been set before, key in the
password first and select the function. This password security feature will
be activated the next time you turn on the projector. If you enable this
feature, you will be asked to enter the projector's password after you turn
on the projector:
1 First time password input request:
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a Go to Others menu, press on the control panel or press Enter
button on the remote control and then select Password to Enable
the password setting.
b	 Enabling the Password function will pop up a character screen, key
in a 4-digit number from the screen and press on the control
panel or press Enter button on the remote control.
c To confirm, enter the password again.
d If the password verification is successful, you may resume with
accessing the projector's functions and its utilities.
2	 If you have entered an incorrect password, you will be given
another 2 chances. After the three invalid attempts, the projector
will automatically turn off.
NOTE: If you forget your password, contact DELL™ or qualified service
personnel.
3	 To disable the password function, select Off to disable the
function.
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4 To delete the password, select Delete.
CHANGE PASSWORD—Key in the original password, then enter the new
password and confirm the new password again.
CLOSED CAPTION—Select On to enable close caption and activate the closed
caption menu. Select an appropriate closed captions option: CC1, CC2, CC3, and
CC4.
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NOTE: Closed caption option is available for NTSC only.
TEST PATTERN—Test Pattern is used to test focus and resolution.
You can enable or disable the Test Pattern by selecting Off, 1 or 2. You can also
invoke the Test Pattern 1 by pressing and holding down and buttons on the
control panel simultaneously for 2 seconds. You can also invoke the test pattern 2
by pressing and holding down and buttons on the control panel
simultaneously for 2 seconds.
Test Pattern 1:
Test Pattern 2:
FACTORY RESET—Select and press on the control panel or press Enter button
on the remote control to reset all settings to its factory default, the warning
message below appears.
Reset items include both computer sources and video source settings.
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Managing the Projector From Web
Management
Configuring the Network Setting
If the projector is connected to a network, you can access the projector using a web
browser by configuring the network setting (TCP/IP). When using the network
function, the IP address should be unique. For configuring the network setting,
refer to "Network" on page 40.
Accessing Web Management
Use Internet Explorer 5.0 and above or Netscape Navigator 7.0 and above and
enter the IP address. You can now access Web Management and manage the
projector from a remote location.
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Managing Properties
Home
•	 Access the Web Management Home page by entering the projector’s IP
address at the web browser. See "Network" on page 40.
•	 Language: Allows you to set the language for web management.
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Network Settings
See OSD section on page 40.
• Set up the Model Name, Projector Name, Location and Contact
information (up to 21 characters for each field). Press Save to store the
settings.
•	 Choose DHCP to assign an IP address to the projector from a DHCP server
automatically, or Manual to assign an IP address manually.
• Set up the IP Address, Device ID and Port information on the Crestron
function.
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Projector Status and Control Page
•	 Projector Status: There are 5 status: Lamp On, Standby, Power Saving,
Cooling and Warming up. Click the Refresh button to refresh the status and
control settings.
•	 Power Saving: Power Saving can be set to Off, 30, 60, 90, or 120 minutes.
Refer to page 43.
•	 Alert Status: There are 3 error status: Lamp warning, Low lamp life, and
Temperature warning. Your projector might lock up in protection mode if
any of the alerts is activated. To exit protection mode, click the Clear button
to clear the Alert Status before you could Power ON your projector.
•	 Projector Mode: Allows you to select the projector mode, depending upon
how the projector is mounted. There are 4 projection modes: Front
Projection-Desktop, Front Projection-Ceiling Mount, Rear Projection-
Desktop and Rear Projection-Ceiling Mount
•	 Source Select: The Source Select menu allows you to select your projector
input source. You can select VGA-A, VGA-B, S-VIDEO, COMPOSITE VIDEO,
and HDMI.
•	 Video Mode: Select a mode to optimize the display image based on how the
projector is being used:
- Presentation: Best for presentation slides.
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- Bright: Maximum brightness and contrast.
- Movie: For viewing movie & photo.
- sRGB: Provide a more accurate color representation.
- Custom: User preferred settings.
•	 Blank Screen: You can select On or Off.
•	 Aspect Ratio: Allows you to select the aspect ratio to adjust how the image
appears.
•	 Brightness: Select value to adjust the brightness of the image.
•	 Contrast: Select value to adjust the display contrast.
•	 Audio Input: You can select Audio-A, Audio-B, HDMI and Microphone for
the input source
•	 Volume: You can select the value (0~20) for the audio volume
•	 Speaker: You can select On to enable the audio function or select Off to
disable the audio function.
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