PowerLite 1221 XGA 3LCD Projector

Selected FAQ

Q:
Nothing is projected on the screen. What should I do?
A:
Try the following solutions:

  • Press the A/V Mute button to see if the image was temporarily turned off.


  • Make sure all necessary cables are securely connected and the power is on for the projector and connected video sources.


  • Press the projector's power button to wake it from standby or sleep mode. Also see if your connected computer is in sleep mode or displaying a blank screen saver.


  • Check the settings on the Signal menu to make sure they are correct for the current video source.


  • Adjust the Brightness setting or select the Normal Power Consumption setting.


  • Check the Display setting to make sure Messages is set to On.


  • If the projector does not respond when you press the control panel buttons, the buttons may be locked. Unlock the buttons.


  • If the projector does not respond when you press buttons on the remote control, make sure the remote receivers are turned on.


  • For images projected with Windows Media Center, reduce the screen size from full screen mode.


  • For images projected over a network with Windows DirectX, turn off DirectX functions.
Related references
Projector Setup Settings - Extended Menu
Image Quality Settings - Image Menu
Input Signal Settings - Signal Menu
Projector Feature Settings - Settings Menu
Related tasks
Unlocking the Projector's Buttons
Published: September 27, 2011

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