PowerLite 97 XGA 3LCD Projector

Selected FAQ

Q:
How do I connect my image source to the projector?
A:
You can connect the projector to a variety of computer, video, and audio sources to display presentations, movies, or other images, with or without sound.
  • Connect any type of computer (Windows or Mac) that has a USB port, standard video output (monitor) port, or HDMI port.
  • For video projection, connect devices such as DVD players, gaming consoles, digital cameras, and smartphones with compatible video output ports.
  • If your presentation or video includes sound, you can connect audio input cables, if necessary.
  • For slide shows without a computer, you can connect USB devices (such as a flash drive or camera) or an optional Epson document camera.

Caution:
If you will use the projector at altitudes above 4921 feet (1500 m), turn on High Altitude Mode to ensure the projector's internal temperature is regulated properly.

Connecting to Computer Sources

Follow the instructions in these sections to connect a computer to the projector.

Connecting to Video Sources

Follow the instructions in these sections to connect video devices to the projector.

Connecting to External USB Devices

Follow the instructions in these sections to connect external USB devices to the projector.

Connecting to a Document Camera

You can connect a document camera to your projector to project images viewed by the camera.

Depending on your Epson document camera model, do one of the following to connect the document camera to your projector:

  • For the Epson DC-06 document camera, locate the USB cable that came with the camera and connect it to the to the projector's USB-A port and to the document camera's USB Type B port.
  • For the Epson DC-11 document camera, connect it to the projector's Computer or Video port and to the corresponding port on the document camera. See the document camera manual for details.
  • For the Epson DC-12 document camera, connect it to the projector's HDMI, Computer, or Video port and to the corresponding port on the document camera. See the document camera manual for details.
  • For the Epson DC-20 document camera, connect it to the projector's HDMI, Computer, or Video port and to the corresponding port on the document camera. See the document camera manual for details.


Note: For additional features supported by software, connect your document camera to your computer instead of the projector. See the document camera manual for details.

Related references
Projector Setup Settings - Extended Menu
Published: November 7, 2013

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