PowerLite 8200i Multimedia Projector

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Q:
Why do I see a blue screen with the message "No Signal" displayed?
A:
Make sure the cables are connected correctly, as described in your user's manual.

1. Try restarting your computer.

2. If you've connected more than one computer and/or video source, you may need to press the Computer or Video button (on the control panel) or the Comp1, Comp2/YCbCr, or Video button (on the remote control) to select the correct source. Allow a few seconds for the projector to sync up after pressing the button.

3. If you've connected a second computer or you're using component video, make sure the BNC option in the Setting menu is correct. See page 69 of your User's Guide for more information.

4. Make sure the Computer 1/DVI selector switch on the projector's interface panel is set correctly.



If you're using a PC laptop:

1. Press the function key that lets you display on an external monitor. It's often labeled with an icon such as or it may be labeled CRT/LCD. You may have to hold down the Fn key while pressing it. (See your laptop manual or online help for details.) On most systems, the CRT/LCD 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 running OS 9.x or earlier:

1. From the Apple menu, select Control Panels, then click Monitors and Sound.

2. Click the Arrange icon.

3. Drag one monitor icon on top of the other. This lets you display on the projector screen as well as the LCD screen.

4. If this option isn't available, click the Monitor icon and then select one of the listed Simulscan resolutions. (Allow a few seconds for the projector to sync up after making the selection.)



If you're using a Macintosh laptop running OS X:

1. Select System Preferences from the Apple menu.

2. Click Displays.

3. Click Detect Displays to display part of your desktop on the projector screen.

4. To display the entire desktop on both your projector screen and LCD screen, click the Arrange tab.

5. Click Mirror Displays in the lower corner of the screen. One of the monitor icons automatically moves on top of the other.

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