What should I do if I see static or noise in the image?
Check the following:
- Make sure the cables are securely connected.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 Adjusting Signal Settings for details.
- If you've used the Quick Corner or Keystone adjustment, you may need to decrease the Sharpness setting in the Image menu.
- If you're projecting from a computer, make sure its signal is compatible with the projector.
- If you're using the Split Screen function, you may need to set the Resolution setting in the Signal menu to Auto.
- Press the Auto button on the remote control or the Enter button on the projector to reset the projector's Tracking, Sync, and Position settings. If further adjustment is needed, you can fine-tune the Tracking and Sync settings manually using the Signal menu.
- If you're projecting from a composite or S-Video source, check the Video Signal setting in the Signal menu. In most cases, leave it set to Auto. If you're using a 60-Hz PAL video source, change this setting to PAL60. See Adjusting Signal Settings.
- 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: December 14, 2010
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