What should I do if I see the message No Signal?
The projector has an on-screen help system you can use to solve this problem. If the on-screen help does not solve the problem, try the following solutions:
- Press the Source Search button and wait a few seconds for an image to appear.
- Turn on the connected computer or video source, and press its play button to begin your presentation, if necessary.
- Check the connection from the projector to your video sources.
- If you are projecting from a laptop computer, make sure it is set up to display on an external monitor.
- If necessary, turn the projector and the conected computer or video source off and then on again.
Displaying From a PC laptop:
If you see the No Signal message when you display from a PC laptop, you need to set up the laptop to display on an external monitor.
Displaying From a Mac Laptop:
- Hold down the laptop's Fn key and press the key labelled with a monitor icon or CRT/LCD. (See your laptop manual for details.) Wait a few seconds for an image to appear.
- To display on both the laptop's monitor and the projector, try pressing the same keys again.
- If the same image is not displayed by the laptop and projector, check the Windows Display utility to make sure the external monitor port is enabled. (See your computer or Windows manual for instructions.)
- If necessary, check your video card settings and set the multiple display option to Clone.
If you see the No Signal
message when you display from a Mac laptop, you need to set up the laptop for mirrored display. (See your laptop manual for details.)
Using the Projector Help Displays
Setting Up the Projector
Selecting an Image Source
- Open the System Preferences utility and select Displays.
- Select the VGA Display or Color LCD option, if necessary.
- Click the Arrange or Arrangement tab.
- Select the Mirror Displays checkbox.
Published: October 5, 2011
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