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PDF Content Summary: This Product Information Guide describes the new model of the EPSON PowerLite TW100 projector. Projector Parts Remote control receiver Main power switch Kensington lock port Lamp cover latch Front foot Trigger Input B port (component video portor computer)RS-232 portA-RGB/D-RGB DVI-I port (computer) Back S-Video port adjustable foot Input A ports (component video) A/C power inlet Composite video port Control panel Zoom ring Focus ring Remote control receiver Foot release button EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector Projector Specifications General Type of display Poly-silicon Thin Film Transistor (TFT), active matrix Size of LCD panels Diagonal: 0.9 inches (22.9 mm) Lens F=1.74 to 2.06, f=28.3 to 37.98 mm Resolution (native format) 1280 × 720 pixels Brightness 700 lumens (ANSI) Optical aspect ratio 16:9 (horizontal: vertical) Contrast ratio 800:1 Image size 30 to 300 inches (76.2 to 762 cm) diagonal Projection distance 3.0 to 42.7 feet (0.91 to 13.01 meters) Projection methods Front, rear, upside-down (ceiling mount) Zoom ratio 1:1.35 Noise level 30 dB Keystone correction angle ±15° maximum (vertical) Keystone correction ratio 7.3 : –1 Projection Lamp Type UHE (Ultra High Efficiency) Power consumption 150 W Lamp life About 3000 hours Part number V13H010L17 Remote Control Range 32.8 feet (10 meters) Batteries Alkaline AA (2) Dimensions Height 4.1 inches (104 mm) Width 13.7 inches (348 mm) Depth 10.8 inches (274 mm) Weight 9.3 lb (4.2 kg) 11/02 EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector - 1 EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector Electrical Rated frequency 50 to 60 Hz Power supply 100 to 120 VAC, 2.7 A 200 to 240 VAC, 1.3 A Power consumption Operating: 240 W Standby: 6.7 W Environmental Temperature Operating: 41 to 95 °F (5 to 35 °C) Storage: 14 to 140 °F (–10 to 60 °C) Humidity Operating: 20 to 80% RH, non-condensing Storage: 10 to 90% RH, non-condensing Safety United States FCC Part 15B Class B UL1950 Rev. 3 Canada DOC SOR/88-475 CSA C22.2 No. 950 Rev. 3 (cUL) CE Marking Directive 73/23/EEC EN 60950 Directive 89/336/EEC EN 55022, EN 55024 Compatible Video Formats The projector supports the NTSC, HDTV, PAL, and SECAM international video standards, as well as the monitor display formats listed below. To project images output from a computer, the computer’s video card must be set at a refresh rate (vertical frequency) that’s compatible with the projector; see the following table for compatible formats. Some images are automatically resized to display in the projector’s native format. The frequencies of some computers may not allow images to display correctly; see your computer’s documentation for details. * The image is resized to display in one of the projector’s native formats. 2 - EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector 11/02 Refresh Mode Rate (Hz) Resolution DVI support PC98 57 640 × 400 Supported VGAEGA 70 640 × 350 Supported VGA60 60 640 × 480 Supported VESA72 72 640 × 480 Supported VESA75 75 640 × 480 Supported VESA85 85 640 × 480 Supported SVGA56 56 800 × 600 Supported SVGA60 60 800 × 600 Supported SVGA72 72 800 × 600 Supported SVGA75 75 800 × 600 Supported SVGA85 85 800 × 600 Supported XGA43i 43 1024 × 768* — XGA60 60 1024 × 768* Supported XGA70 70 1024 × 768* Supported XGA75 75 1024 × 768* Supported XGA85 85 1024 × 768* Supported SXGA1—70 70 1152 × 864* Supported SXGA1—75 75 1152 × 864* Supported SXGA1—85 85 1152 × 864* Supported SXGA2—60 60 1280 × 960* Supported SXGA2—75 75 1280 × 960* Supported SXGA2—85 85 1280 × 960* — SXGA3—43i 43 1280 × 1024* — SXGA3—60 60 1280 × 1024* Supported SXGA3—75 75 1280 × 1024* Supported SXGA3—85 85 1280 × 1024* — iMAC VGA 117 640 × 480 — iMAC SVGA 95 800 × 600 — iMAC XGA 75 1024 × 768* Supported MAC II 13 67 640 × 480 Supported MAC16 75 832 × 624 Supported MAC19 75 1024 × 768* Supported MAC21 75 1152 × 870* Supported TV480i 60 — — TV575i 50 — — SDTV480p 60 — Supported SDTV575P 50 * Supported HDTV720p 60 — Supported HDTV1080i 60 — — NTSC4.43 60 — — PAL 50 — — M-PAL 60 — — N-PAL 50 — — PAL60 60 — — SECAM 50 — — EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector Supported Signal Resolutions Component video Aspect mode Normal Squeeze Zoom Through Composite Video/S-Video RGB 11/02 EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector - 3 Squeeze Signal Resolution Through SDTV (480i, 60Hz) 640 × 480 640 × 360 (when zoomed) 786 × 442 (16:9 aspect) SDTV (575i, 50Hz) 768 × 576 768 × 432 (when zoomed) 960 × 720 1280 × 720 1280 × 720 590 × 442 (4:3 aspect) (16:9 aspect) (16:9 aspect) (4:3 aspect) 934 × 525 (16:9 aspect) SDTV (480p) 640 × 480 640 × 360 (when zoomed) 960 × 720 1280 × 720 1280 × 720 700 × 525 (4:3 aspect) (16:9 aspect) (16:9 aspect) (4:3 aspect) 786 × 442 (16:9 aspect) SDTV (575p) 768 × 576 768 × 432 (when zoomed) 960 × 720 1280 × 720 1280 × 720 590 × 442 (4:3 aspect) (16:9 aspect) (16:9 aspect) (4:3 aspect) 960 × 720 1280 × 720 1280 × 720 700 × 525 934 × 525 (4:3 aspect) (16:9 aspect) (16:9 aspect) (4:3 aspect) (16:9 aspect) HDTV (720p) 16:9 1280 × 720 1280 × 720 — (16:9 aspect) HDTV (1080i) 16:9 1920 × 1080 1280 × 720 (16:9 aspect) — — 1178 × 664 (16:9 aspect) — Signal Resolution — — 886 × 498 (16:9 aspect) Aspect mode Normal Squeeze Zoom Through Squeeze Through TV (NTSC) 640 × 480 640 × 360 (when zoomed) 786 × 442 (16:9 aspect) TV (PAL, SECAM) 768 × 576 768 × 432 (when zoomed) 960 × 720 1280 × 720 1280 × 720 590 × 442 (4:3 aspect) (16:9 aspect) (16:9 aspect) (4:3 aspect) 934 × 525 (16:9 aspect) Signal Resolution 960 × 720 1280 × 720 1280 × 720 700 × 525 (4:3 aspect) (16:9 aspect) (16:9 aspect) (4:3 aspect) Aspect Normal Zoom Through PC98 640 × 400 1152 × 720 — 640 × 400 EGA 640 × 350 1280 × 700 — 640 × 350 VGA 60*, SDTV (525p) 640 × 480 640 × 360 (when zoomed) 960 × 720 1280 × 720 640 × 480 VESA 72/75/85, iMac** 640 × 480 640 × 360 (when zoomed) 960 × 720 1280 × 720 640 × 480 SVGA 56/60*/72/75/85/, iMac** 960 × 720 1280 × 720 800 × 600 XGA 43i/60*/70/75/85, iMac** 800 × 600 800 × 450 (when zoomed) 1024 × 768 960 × 720 1280 × 720 — 1024 × 576 (when zoomed) 1152 × 864 70/75/85 1152 × 864 1152 × 648 (when zoomed) 960 × 720 1280 × 720 — QVGA 60*/75/85 1280 × 960 1280 × 720 (when zoomed) 960 × 720 1280 × 720 — SXGA 43i/60*/75/85 1280 × 1024 1280 × 720 (when zoomed) 900 × 720 1280 × 720 — MAC13” 640 × 480 960 × 720 — 640 × 480 MAC16” 832 × 624 960 × 720 — 832 × 624 MAC19” 1024 × 768 960 × 720 — — EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector 4 - EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector 11/02 Aspect Signal Resolution Normal Zoom Through MAC21” 1152 × 870 954 × 720 — — SDTV (480i, 60Hz) 640 × 480 640 × 360 (when zoomed) Item Command Power ON/OFF 960 × 720 1280 × 720 590 × 442 SDTV (575i, 50Hz) 768 × 576 768 × 432 (when zoomed) 960 × 720 1280 × 720 700 × 525 SDTV (575p) 768 × 576 768 × 432 (when zoomed) 960 × 720 1280 × 720 700 × 525 HDTV (720p) 1280 × 720 1280 × 720 — 1178 × 664 HDTV (1080i, 1080p) 1920 × 1080 1280 × 720 — 886 × 498 * These resolutions are compatible with both analog and digital formats. ** This connection is not possible for models that are not equipped with a VGA output port. ESC/VP21 Commands When the projector is in a command ready state, it returns the : code. When command processing is complete, the projector also returns a : code. If command processing terminates with an error, an error message is output and then the : code is sent. The complete list of commands is available through the Internet at support.epson.com. Input B Port Pin Assignments The Input B Video port is a female video RGB, 15-pin micro- D-style connector. Here are the pin assignments: Pin no. Computer port Pin no. Computer port 1 Red video 9 Reserved 2 Green video 10 Synchronous GND 3 Blue video 11 GND ON PWR ON 4 GND 12 SDA OFF PWR OFF 5 GND 13 Horizontal sync / Signal Input B (Analog-RGB) SOURCE 11 composite sync selection Input B (Digital-RGB) SOURCE 12 6 Red GND 14 Vertical sync Input B (RGB-Video) SOURCE 13 7 Green GND 15 SCL Input A/Component Video (Analog- 8 Blue GND RGB) SOURCE 21 Input A/Component Video (RGB-Video) SOURCE 22 Input A/Component Video (YCbCr) SOURCE 23 Input A/Component Video (YPbPr) SOURCE 24 Video SOURCE 41 S-Video SOURCE 42 Blank ON/ OFF ON MUTE ON OFF MUTE OFF Blank selection Black BSEL 00 Blue BSEL 01 User’s Logo BSEL 02 Positioning the Projector Follow these guidelines to get the best results when projecting: ❏ Place the projector on a sturdy, level surface, between 3 and 42 feet from the screen. ❏ Make sure there is plenty of space for ventilation around and under the projector. ❏ Make sure the projector is within 10 feet of a grounded electrical outlet or extension cord and within 5 feet of the image source. ❏ Face the projector squarely toward the screen. The projector supports 5 viewing setups, as shown below. If it is installed in a rear or overhead position, you need to select the correct Projection option from the Setting menu after you turn it on. Table Convenient for temporary front projection Shelf Perfect for temporary or permanent installation. Attach the rubber feet and place the projector upside- down. Choose Front/Ceiling for the Projection option. Ceiling Professional installation recommended. Choose Front/ Ceiling for the Projection option. Rear For permanent installation behind a translucent screen. Choose Rear for the Projection option. Rear/Ceiling Professional installation behind a translucent screen recommended. Choose Rear/Ceiling for the Projection option. EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector If the projector is tilted in the front or the back, you may need to adjust its shape. See page 9. Image Size and Projection Distance The distance between the projector and the screen determines the basic size of the projected image, as shown below. Because other adjustments—such as those made with the zoom ring, Aspect button, and Keystone button—also affect the size of the image, the numbers in the table should be considered for general guidelines, not exact measurements. Approximate projection Screen size distance 30 in (2.1 × 1.2 ft) 3.0 – 4.1 ft (66 × 37 cm) (0.9 – 1.2 m) 40 in (2.8 × 1.6 ft) (89 × 50 cm) Turning the Projector On and Off Once the projector is connected to your computer or video source and plugged in, follow these steps to turn it on and display an image: 1. Make sure the power is turned off for the projector and any sources connected to it. 2. Remove the lens cover. 3. Turn on the main power switch on the back of the projector. 11/02 EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector - 5 4.0 – 5.5 ft (1.2 – 1.6 m) 60 in (4.2 × 2.4 ft) (130 × 75 cm) 6.1 – 8.4 ft (1.8 – 2.5 m) 80 in (5.7 × 3.2 ft) (180 × 100 cm) 8.2 – 11.2 ft (2.5 – 3.4 m) 100 in (7.2 × 4.1 ft) (220 × 120 cm) 10.3 – 14.1 ft (3.1 – 4.3 m) 200 in (14.4 × 8.2 ft) (440 × 250 cm) 20.9 – 28.4 ft (6.3 – 8.6 m) 300 in (21.6 × 12.1 ft) (660 × 370 cm) 31.4 – 42.7 ft (9.5 – 13.0 m) EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector The P power light on top of the projector flashes orange, Turning Off the Projector and then stays orange. When you’re ready to shut down the projector, follow these Orange steps: 1. Turn off any video or computer sources connected to the projector first. 2. Press the Power button on the projector or remote control to turn off the projector. You see a confirmation message: Note: The projector will not respond to any buttons on the control panel or remote control while the power light is flashing orange or green. If you don’t want to turn it off, press any button or ignore 4. Turn on the power to any equipment connected to the projector. 5. Press the Power button on the remote control or the top of the projector. the message. (It disappears in about 7 seconds.) 3. Press the Power button again. The lamp is turned off and the P power light flashes red for about 90 seconds and then changes to flashing orange. The light continues flashing orange until the projector cools down. When the projector Green has cooled, the power light stays orange and the exhaust fan shuts off. 4. If you want to turn the projector on again, wait until the light stops flashing red. Then press the Power button. 5. If you will not be using the projector for an extended period of time, make sure the power light is orange, then turn off the main switch on the back of the projector. 6. Replace the lens cover. What To Do If You See a Blank Screen The P power light flashes green as the projector warms up, If you see a blank screen or a blue screen with the No Signal and the projection lamp comes on in about 15 seconds. The message after turning on your computer or video source, try the power light stays green, and you may see a blue screen with following: the No Signal message displayed. This is normal. ❏ Make sure the lens cover is off. 6. Press the Play button on your video source to start your video (if necessary). ❏ Check to see if the main power switch at the back of the projector is turned on. 7. If you’ve connected more than one video and/or computer source, you may need to select a different source. Press the Source button on the projector or one of the Input buttons on the remote control. (See “Switching Between Picture Sources” on page 8 for more information.) If you’re projecting from a computer and you see a New Hardware Wizard message saying that it has found a plug- and-play monitor, click Cancel. If the image is upside-down or reversed, you need to change the Projection option in the Setting menu. See the User’s Guide for more information. If a projected image fails to appear, see “What To Do If You See a Blank Screen” below for help. ❏ Make sure the power light is green and not flashing. If the P power light is orange, press the Power button on the projector or the remote control. ❏ Make sure the cables are connected correctly, as described on the Quick Setup sheet (or the User’s Guide for connecting a computer). ❏ If blank mode is active, press the Blank button on the remote control to resume projection. ❏ Select a different source (if more than one is connected to the projector) by pressing one of the Input buttons on the remote control (S-Video, Video, A, B, D-RGB, or A-RGB) or the Source button on the control panel. Once you see your image, see page 8 for instructions on focusing and making other image adjustments. 6 - EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector 11/02 Power OFF? Please press key again to power off.
❏ Make sure the input signal setting matches the connected source. Use the Video Signal, Input A, or Input B commands in the Advanced menu to select the signal format that matches the connected source. See the User’s Guide for more information. ❏ Try turning off your video equipment or computer and restarting it. ❏ If you’re using a laptop, you may need to set up your system to display on the projector screen as well as the LCD screen, as described below. If you’re using a PC laptop: ❏ Press the function key that lets you display on an external monitor. It’s often labelled with an icon such as , but it may also be labelled CRT/LCD. You may have to hold down the Fn key while pressing it. Check your laptop’s manual or online help for details. On most systems, the key lets you toggle between the LCD screen and the projector, or display on both at the same time. Allow a few seconds for the projector to sync up after pressing it. ❏ Depending on your computer’s video card, you might need to use the Display utility in the Control Panel to make sure that both the LCD screen and external monitor port are enabled. See your computer’s documentation or online help for details. If you’re using a Macintosh laptop with OS 9.x or earlier: 1. From the Apple menu, select Control Panels, then click Monitors and Sound. 2. Click the Arrange icon, and then drag one monitor icon on top of the other. Click here Drag one monitor icon on top of the other Note: If the Arrange option isn’t available, you may need to select one of the Simulscan resolution settings. Click the Monitor icon and then select a Simulscan resolution from the ones in the Resolution box. (Allow a few seconds for the projector to sync up after making the selection.) EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector If you’re using a Macintosh laptop with OS X: 1. Select System Preferences from the Apple menu and click Displays. 2. Click Detect Displays. 3. To display the entire desktop on both your projector screen and LCD screen, click the Arrange tab. (If you don’t see this tab, make sure it is not hidden by another window on your screen.) 4. Click Mirror Displays in the lower corner of the screen. One of the monitor icons automatically moves on top of the other. Click here Click here
11/02 EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector - 7 Click here EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector Switching Between Picture Sources Adjusting the Image If the projector is connected to more than one video source, you There are many ways to adjust the image once it is displayed, as can use the buttons on the control panel or remote control to described in the following sections. switch between the different sources. On the projector’s control panel, press the Source button to Adjusting the Height of the Image display the currently selected source. Press it again quickly to The projector should be as perpendicular to the screen as switch. Continue pressing the button until the name of the possible. If the image is too low, you can raise it by extending source you want is displayed on the screen. the projector’s front foot. . 1. Stand behind the projector. Press the foot release button and lift the front of the projector. This unlocks the foot. Source button Input buttons On the remote control, press one of the Input buttons to select the desired source: To select the source connected to Press this button this port S-Video S-Video Foot release button Video Composite video 2. Once the image is positioned where you want it, release the A Input A component video button to lock the foot in place. B Input B component video or computer 3. If you need to straighten the image, rotate the round D-RGB D-RGB DVI-I port (digital cable) adjustable foot at the back of the projector. A-RGB A-RGB DVI port (analog cable) After you select a source, the screen goes dark for a moment before the image appears. If the image is no longer square after raising it, see page 9. 8 - EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector 11/02
Focusing and Zooming the Image The size of the projected image is determined mainly by the distance between the projector and the screen, but you can also use the zoom ring to enlarge or reduce the image: Zoom ring Rotate the focus ring to sharpen the image: Focus ring Note: You can also adjust the focus by displaying a test pattern, as described below. Adjusting the Image Shape If the projector is raised in the front or the back, like this: the projected image may not be square or rectangular; it may have a “keystone” shape like one of the examples shown below. EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector To correct this, hold down the Shift button on the projector’s control panel and press the top or bottom Keystone button until the corners of the image are square. After correction, your image will be slightly smaller. The keystone adjustment remains in the projector’s memory, so if you later change the position of the projector, you might need to adjust the keystone setting as well. If the image becomes distorted or blurry after you make a keystone correction, try decreasing the Sharpness setting in the Video menu, as described in the User’s Guide. Note: You can also correct keystone distortion by displaying a test pattern (as described in the next section) or through the projector’s Setting menu. Displaying a Test Pattern You can display a test pattern before or during projection to adjust the focus, correct keystone distortion, and select the best light and dark shades. Follow these steps: 1. Press the Pattern button on the remote control or the
projector’s control panel. You see the Crosshatch pattern: 2. Adjust the focus ring until the Hs are sharp. If you need to correct any keystone distortion, hold down the Shift button on the projector’s control panel and press the top or bottom Keystone button, as described above. 3. Press the Pattern button again to display the Grayscale pattern: Use this pattern to adjust the dark and light shades. First select the Video menu and choose the Color Adjustment option. Then select either Color Temp or RGB. When you display the menu, the test pattern disappears. After you adjust the color, you need to exit the menu and display the test pattern again to see your changes take effect. 11/02 EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector - 9 EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector Selecting the Color Mode Select from five pre-set color modes to get the best color settings: ❏ Dynamic—for projecting images with greater modulation and color intensity ❏ Theater—good when projecting movies or images with dark scenes ❏ Natural—best for projecting images in their natural color ❏ PC—brightest color mode for projecting computer images ❏ sRGB—good for images that conform to the sRGB standard. If the connected video source has an sRGB mode, set both the projector and the video source to sRGB. To change the color mode, press the Colortune button until the desired setting appears on the screen. Projector Remote control The table below shows which aspect ratio modes are available for the different input sources. Note: You can also change the color mode through the Video menu. Selecting the Aspect Ratio The aspect ratio is the ratio between an image’s length and its height. Standard images have an aspect ratio of 4:3 and HDTV images have an aspect ratio of 16:9. If your video source is 16:9, the projector displays it in its native ratio. If it is 4:3, you can choose the best mode for projecting it. Press the Aspect button on the control panel or the remote control to select one of the following aspect ratios. The current setting appears on the screen each time the ratio changes. 10 - EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector 11/02 Normal Aspect ratio mode Description Normal Normal mode maintains the aspect ratio of the image 16:9 screen source area. and the When images 4:3 images are projected are being onto a projected, black bands appear on the sides. Squeeze Use this setting if the video source has a 16:9 output viewed mode. on a 4:3 If images TV screen, in Squeeze the images mode are are compressed. But when Squeeze mode is selected on in their the projector, native wide-screen the images (16:9) are projected format. correctly When images output in 4:3 format are projected using the projector’s Squeeze mode, they are elongated horizontally. Zoom In Zoom mode, images output in 4:3 format are cropped then projected at the top in a and 16:9 bottom format. by a set amount and Through If the input signal resolution is 1280 x 720 or less, the images are projected with the resolution unchanged. The size of the displayed images depends on the input resolution. Squeeze Through If the input signal resolution is 1280 x 720 or less, the input signal resolution is elongated horizontally and 16:9. the The images size of are the projected displayed at images an aspect will ratio change of depending on the input resolution. Input signal Normal Squeeze Zoom Through Squeeze Through Video ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ (SDTV) Video (HDTV) ✓ ✓ Computer (SVGA or lower) ✓ ✓ ✓ Computer (XGA or higher) ✓ ✓ Turning Off the Picture and Sound Press the Blank button on the remote control to darken your screen and turn off the sound. When you’re ready to resume, press Blank again. If you don’t pause the video it continues to play even though you can’t see or hear it. When you press the Blank button again to resume, the playback does not resume at the exact point you paused it. Note: You can make the blank screen blue, instead of black, or display the EPSON logo on the screen whenever you press the Blank button. Freezing the Action Press the Still button on the remote control to temporarily freeze the action on the screen. This freezes any moving images on the screen until you press the Still button again. Like the Blank feature, the video and audio input continue while the moving images are paused, so when you press the Still button again to resume, the playback does not resume where you stopped it. EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector Using the Control Panel Power button Help button Source button Aspect button Esc button Menu button Select button Keystone buttons and buttons Shift button Pattern button Colortune button The following table summarizes the functions on the control panel. Button Function Power Starts or stops projection. Help Displays the online help menu. Aspect Cycles through 5 aspect ratio settings: Normal, Squeeze, Zoom, Through, Squeeze Through. Esc Stops the current function. Pressing Esc while viewing a menu or the online help displays the previous screen or menu. Select Displays the line menu and lets you navigate the full (pointer menus for changing projector settings. button) or Select options in the menus and online help. Pattern Projects a test pattern on the screen to allow focusing the image and adjusting the light and dark areas. Colortune Cycles through color mode settings: Dynamic, Theater, Natural, PC, and sRGB. Shift Press with the Keystone buttons to correct distortion, as described below. Keystone + Keystone – 11/02 EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector - 11 Corrects keystone distortion, which occurs when the projector is tilted or not directly in front of the screen. Hold down the Shift key while pressing one of the Keystone buttons to correct distortion. You also use these buttons to scroll through the menus and select options. Menu Displays the menu for changing projector settings. Source When more than one device is connected to the projector, switches from one input source to another. EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector Using the Remote Control This table summarizes the functions on the remote control. The remote control uses a line-of-sight infrared signal. It lets you access the projector’s features from anywhere in the room— up to 32 feet away. (This distance may be shorter if the remote control batteries are low.) If you have connected the mouse cable, you can also use the remote control as a wireless mouse. The projector may not respond to remote control commands in these conditions: ❏ You are too far away—not within 32 feet (9 meters)—or not within 30° to the left or right of the front or rear sensor or 15° above or below it ❏ Batteries are weak or not installed correctly ❏ Ambient light is too bright ❏ A fluorescent light is shining into the infrared receiver ❏ A strong light source (such as direct sunlight) shines into the infrared receiver ❏ Other equipment emitting infrared energy is present (such as a radiant room heater) The remote control buttons are shown in the following illustration. Esc button 12 - EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector 11/02 Button Function Pattern Projects a test pattern on the screen to allow focusing the image and adjusting the light and dark areas. Power Starts or stops the projector. Esc Stops the current function. Pressing Esc while viewing a menu or the online help displays the previous screen or menu. Select (pointer button) Displays the line menu and lets you navigate the full menus for changing projector settings. Colortune Cycles through color mode settings: Dynamic, Theater, Natural, PC, and sRGB. Blank Turns off the audio and video, displaying the black, blue, or EPSON logo background. Input buttons When more than one device is connected to the projector, selects the source connected to the interface on the back of the projector: S-Video, Video, A, B, D-RGB, or A-RGB. Memory buttons (1–6) Recalls settings that have been assigned to the buttons through the memory function in the Video menu. Help Displays the online help menu. Still Keeps the current computer or video image on the screen. Auto Optimizes the computer image. Test Pattern button Aspect Cycles through 5 aspect ratio settings: Normal, Squeeze, Zoom, Through, Squeeze Through. Menu Displays the menu for changing projector settings. Illumination Illuminates the remote control buttons. Select button Still button Remote signal output Illumination button Power button Menu button Aspect button Colortune button Auto button Blank button Help button Input buttons Memory buttons EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector Projector Status Lights Light Status Description Red The lamp was not cooled down properly. The The lights on top of the projector indicate the projector’s operating status. main power switch was turned off before the projector cooled down the last time it was Flashing red used, and then the projector was turned back on before one hour. Turn off the projector, wait Power light Lamp light Temperature light 2 minutes, and when the fan stops, turn off the main switch. Wait another 2 minutes, then turn the projector back on. Red There is a problem with the cooling fan or temperature sensor. Turn off the projector and unplug it. Contact your dealer for help. Flashing red Cleaning the Projector and Replacing Parts Light Status Description Orange The projector is in standby mode. You can press the Power button to turn it on, or turn Warning: Before you clean any part of the projector, turn it off and unplug the power cord. Never open any cover on the projector, off the power switch on the back of the projector to turn it off. except the lamp and filter covers. Dangerous electrical voltages in the projector can injure you severely. Do not try to service this Flashing green product yourself, except as specifically explained in this Product Information Guide. Refer all other servicing to qualified service personnel. Cleaning the Lens Clean the lens whenever you notice dirt or dust on the surface. ❏ Use a canister of compressed air to remove dust. ❏ To remove dirt or smears on the lens, use lens cleaning paper. If necessary, moisten a soft cloth with an alcohol- based cleaner and gently wipe the lens surface. Caution: Do not rub the lens with any harsh materials. Cleaning the Projector Case Before you clean the projector case, turn off the projector and unplug the power cord. ❏ To remove dirt or dust, wipe the case with a soft, dry, lint- free cloth. ❏ To remove stubborn dirt or stains, moisten a soft cloth with water and a neutral detergent. Then wipe the case. ❏ Do not use wax, alcohol, benzene, thinner, or other chemical detergents. These can damage the case. 11/02 EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector - 13 The projector is warming up. Wait for the image to appear. Green The projector is operating normally. Flashing red or orange The projector is cooling down. You can’t turn it back on (and you should not turn off the main switch on the back or unplug it) until the light stops flashing red. Red Flashing red Flashing red Power is cut off because of an internal problem. Remove the power cord and contact your dealer for help. Flashing orange The lamp is almost burned out. Make sure you have a replacement lamp ready. Red Red The lamp is burned out. Replace it as described on page 14. Flashing orange The projector is too hot and is in cooling mode. Make sure the temperature surrounding the projector does not exceed 95 ° F (35 °C) and there is plenty of space around and under it for ventilation. Clean the air filter if necessary. See page 14 for instructions. Red Red The projector is overheating, which turns off the lamp automatically. Let it cool for five minutes, then turn it back on. Make sure there is plenty of space around and under the projector for ventilation. If it continues to overheat, you may need to change the air filter. See page 14 for instructions. EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector Cleaning or Replacing the Air Filter 7. To install the new filter, first insert the tabs, then press on Clean the air filter at the bottom of the projector after every 100 the latch until it clicks in place. hours of use. If it is not cleaned periodically, it can become clogged with dust, preventing proper ventilation. This can cause overheating and damage the projector. Follow these steps: 1. Turn off the projector and allow it to cool down. 2. Turn off the switch on the back of the projector. 3. Unplug the power cord. 4. Turn the projector on its side so that the handle is on top and you can access the filter easily. 5. To clean the filter, EPSON Replacing the Lamp recommends using a small The projection lamp typically lasts for about 3000 hours of use. vacuum cleaner designed for It is time to replace the lamp when: computers and other office equipment. If you don’t have one, gently clean the filter ❏ The projected image gets darker or starts to deteriorate. ❏ The lamp warning light is red or flashing orange. using a very soft brush (such as ❏ The message LAMP REPLACE appears on the screen when an artist’s camel-hair brush). the lamp comes on (after about 2900 hours of use). To If the dirt is difficult to remove or the filter is broken, maintain projector brightness and image quality, replace the lamp as soon as possible. replace it. Contact your dealer Note: You can check to see how many hours the lamp has been used or call EPSON at (800) 873-7766 in the United States to through the About menu. obtain a new one. In Canada, please call (800) 463-7766 for dealer referral. Contact your dealer or call EPSON at (800) 873-7766 in the United States for a replacement lamp. Request part number Note: When you get a replacement lamp for your projector, a V13H010L17. In Canada, please call (800) 463-7766 for dealer new air filter is included. You should replace the filter when referral. you replace the lamp. Warning: Be extremely careful when removing the lamp module. 6. If you need to replace the filter, lift the latch to remove the Let the lamp cool before replacing it. If the lamp breaks, handle the filter. shards carefully to avoid injury. In the unlikely event that the bulb has ruptured, small glass fragments may be present and should be removed with caution. If your projector is mounted on the ceiling, you should unmount it Lift the latch before accessing the lamp compartment. This will make it easier for you to replace the lamp and minimize the chance of any small glass fragments dropping from the projector. Follow these steps to replace the lamp: 1. Turn off the projector and wait for it to cool down (until the light stops flashing). 2. Turn off the power switch on the back of the projector and unplug the power cord. 3. 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4. Use a screwdriver to slide the latch and pop open the lamp cover. Then lift it up and remove it. 5. Use a screwdriver to loosen the two silver screws holding the lamp in place. (You can’t remove these screws.) 6. Grasp the lamp as shown, and pull it straight out. Caution: Do not touch the glass portion of the lamp assembly. 7. Gently insert the new lamp and tighten its screws. EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector 8. To replace the lamp cover, insert the tabs and then snap the cover into place. (The projector won’t come on if the lamp cover is loose.) 9. Reset the lamp timer as described in the next section.
Resetting the Lamp Timer After you install a new lamp, you need to reset the timer so the projector can keep track of how many hours it has been used. Follow these steps: 1. Press the Menu button on the control panel or the remote control. You see the main menu. 2. Select the About menu. You see the lamp usage hours and other settings. 3. Select Reset Lamp Timer. You see this prompt: 4. Select Yes, then press Select. 5. When you’re finished, press Esc or Menu. The lamp usage timer doesn’t register until you’ve used the lamp for at least 10 hours. 11/02 EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector - 15 EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector Optional Accessories Related Documentation Product Product number CPD-15280 EPSON PowerLite TW100 Quick Setup poster Replacement lamp and air filter V13H010L17 CPD-15282 EPSON PowerLite TW100 User’s Guide Customized carrying cases: Samsonite wheeled soft case ATA molded hard shell case ATA shipping case Samsonite soft shoulder bag You can purchase these accessories from your dealer or by calling EPSON at (800) 873-7766; or visit the EPSON StoreSM at epsonstore.com (U.S. sales only). In Canada, please call (800) 463-7766 for dealer referral. 16 - EPSON PowerLite TW100 Projector 11/02 ELPKS35 ELPKS40 ELPKS41 ELPKS43 Installation accessories: Ceiling mount Suspension adapter False ceiling plate ELPMB36 ELPMBAPL ELPMBFCP Distribution amplifier ELPDA01 Kensington security lock ELPSL01 Presentation cameras: High resolution document imager Motion presentation camera High resolution document camera ELPDC02 ELPDC03 V12H064020 Projection screens: 50-inch portable pop-up screen 60-inch portable pop-up screen 80-inch portable pop-up screen ELPSC06 ELPSC07 ELPSC08 Macintosh adapter set (includes monitor adapter and desktop adapter) ELPAP01 Component video cable (VGA to component video) ELPKC19 Digital video cables: DVI to DVI, 10 feet (3 meters) DVI to DFP, 10 feet (3 meters) DVI to analog video, 10 feet (3 meters) ELPKC20 ELPKC21 V12H005C25
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