What should I do if I see static or noise in the image?
Check the following:
- If you’re using a computer cable longer than 6 feet (2 meters), or an extension cable, the image quality may be reduced.
- Keep your computer and video cables separated from the power cord as much as possible to prevent interference.
- If you’re using an extension cable, you may pick up interference if the cable is not adequately shielded. You may need to use a signal amplifier for longer cables.
- The video signal may be split between the computer and the projector. If you notice a decline in the projected image quality when the image is displayed simultaneously on your laptop computer and the projector, turn off the laptop’s LCD display.
- Make sure the correct input signal is selected in the Signal menu. See Signal Menu for details.
- If you’re viewing video through the S-Video or composite inputs, and you notice flickering or horizontal lines, turn on the Progressive setting. If you’re viewing still images, turn this setting on. See Signal Menu.
- If you’ve used the Quick Corner or Keystone adjustment, you may need to decrease the Sharpness setting in the Image menu. See Image Menu for details.
- Make sure the cables are securely connected at both ends.
- Select the correct resolution. See Supported Monitor Displays.
- If you’re projecting from a computer, press the Auto button on the remote control or the Enter button on the projector to adjust tracking and sync automatically. If that doesn’t work, try adjusting the Sync and Tracking settings in the Signal menu. See Signal Menu.
- If you’re projecting from a DVD player, VCR, or other video source, make sure the correct output signal is selected on the device.
Published: January 5, 2010
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