PowerLite 1760W Multimedia Projector

Selected FAQ

Q:
Which cable do I need to connect my computer or video equipment to the projector?
A:
See below for the type of equipment you are connecting to the projector.

Computer connections
To connect to
this port...
You need to use this type of cable.
USB TypeB A standard USB Type A/B (flat on one end and square on the other end) cable. A USB cable is included with the projector.
Computer A VGA cable. A VGA cable is included with the projector.

Note:

  • To connect a Mac that includes only a Mini Display Port or Mini-DVI port for video output, you need to obtain an adapter that allows you to connect to the projector's VGA video port. Contact Apple for compatible adapter options.


  • To play sound, you'll need to connect a separate 3.5 mm stereo mini-jack audio cable to the projector's Audio port.
HDMI
(PowerLite 1760W/
1770W/1775W only)
An HDMI cable.

You can purchase cables from the Epson Store.


Video equipment connections
To connect to
this port...
You need to use this type of cable.
HDMI
(PowerLite 1760W/
1770W/1775W only)
An HDMI cable.
Computer
(for component video)
A component-to-VGA video cable. Depending on your equipment's component ports, you may need to use an adapter cable along with a component video cable. See Connecting to a Component-to-VGA Video Source for details.

Note:
To play sound, you'll need a separate stereo mini-jack adapter cable (with one 3.5 mm mini-plug and two RCA plugs). You can also use an RCA cable connected to the audio adapter cable that came with your projector.
Video A RCA-style video or A/V cable.

Note:
To play sound, you'll need a separate stereo mini-jack adapter cable (with one 3.5 mm mini-plug and two RCA plugs). You can also use an RCA cable connected to the audio adapter cable that came with your projector.

You can purchase cables from the Epson Store.

Note:
For best results, connect your video equipment to the projector's HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) port (PowerLite 1760W/1770W/1775W only), if possible. If your equipment doesn't support HDMI, connect it to one of the following ports (highest quality listed first): Computer (for component video) or Video (for composite video).
Published: December 13, 2010

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