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Nothing projects on the screen. What should I do?

    Try the following solutions:
    • Press the A/V Mute button on the remote control to see if the picture was temporarily turned off.
    • Make sure all necessary cables are securely connected and the power is on for the projector and connected video sources.
    • Press the projector's power button to wake it from standby or sleeep mode. Also see if you connected computer is in sleep mode or displaying a blank screen saver.
    • If you unplugged the projector and plugged it right back in, press the power button to turn on the projector (with Direct Power On enabled).
    • Check the settings on the Signal menu to make sure they are correct for the current video source.
    • Adjust the Brightness setting or select the Normal Power Consumption setting.
    • Check the Display setting to make sure Messages is set to On.
    • If the projector does not respond when you press the control panel buttons, the buttons may be locked. Unlock the buttons.
    • If the projector does not respond when you press the buttons on the remote control, make sure the remote receivers are turned on.
    • For images projected with Windows Media Center, reduce the screen size from full screen mode.
    • For images projected from applications using Windows DirectX, turn off DirectX functions.
    Related references
    Projector Setup Settings - Extended Menu
    Image Quality Settings - Image Menu
    Input Signal Settings - Signal Menu
    Projector Feature Settings - Settings Menu
    Unlocking the Projector's Buttons
Published:  Jul 19, 2011 Was this helpful​? Thank you for the feedback!
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