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basic_projector_troubleshooting_steps [2015/10/22 06:36]
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 1. No Image is Projected or a "No Signal" message is displayed: 1. No Image is Projected or a "No Signal" message is displayed:
 1.1 Check that the projector is plugged in to a mains socket and that the socket is switched on. Check that the projector itself is switched on and indicator lights are showing on the projector. 1.1 Check that the projector is plugged in to a mains socket and that the socket is switched on. Check that the projector itself is switched on and indicator lights are showing on the projector.
 1.2 Check that the equipment is correctly cabled up. See the Other Useful Articles links for how to connect your interactive whiteboard, projector and computer. 1.2 Check that the equipment is correctly cabled up. See the Other Useful Articles links for how to connect your interactive whiteboard, projector and computer.
 1.3 Check that the computer or video/DVD player is switched on. 1.3 Check that the computer or video/DVD player is switched on.
-1.4 If using a laptop, you may need to change the laptop display settings. Press the Function key (Fn) and the relevant F key for the display at the same time. The F key you need is often F5 or F8, but may be another which says 'CRT/LCD', or shows a picture or rectangle indicating a monitor. This will toggle between 3 different display settings - laptop only, Projector only, laptop and projector. After pressing the keys at the same time (e.g. Fn+F5) it may take a couple of seconds for the image to appear on the projector. If the laptop screen goes black when the image has been sent to the projector only, but does not appear from the projector, you should leave the laptop with the image sent to the projector only and check the 'source' as described below.+1.4 If using a laptop, you may need to change the laptop display settings. Press the Function key (Fn) and the relevant F key for the display at the same time. The F key you need is often F5 or F8, but may be another which says 'CRT/LCD', or shows a picture or rectangle indicating a monitor. This will toggle between 3 different display settings - laptop only, Projector only, laptop and projector. After pressing the keys at the same time (e.g. Fn+F5) it may take a couple of seconds for the image to appear on the projector. If the laptop screen goes black when the image has been sent to the projector only, but does not appear from the projector, you should leave the laptop with the image sent to the projector only and check the 'source' as described below."
 1.5 Check the correct 'source' is selected on the projector. On the projector or the projector remote you can often press the 'source' button to toggle between different sources. The source buttons may be labelled 'Computer 1/2' or 'S-Video/Video'. For a computer you will need the source option called 'Computer', 'Computer 1' or 'Computer 2' depending on which port on the projector your computer is connected. For a Video/DVD player you will need the S-Video option, and for a video camera the Video option. There will be a Source button on the projector, or Computer/Video button on the remote control to do this. 1.5 Check the correct 'source' is selected on the projector. On the projector or the projector remote you can often press the 'source' button to toggle between different sources. The source buttons may be labelled 'Computer 1/2' or 'S-Video/Video'. For a computer you will need the source option called 'Computer', 'Computer 1' or 'Computer 2' depending on which port on the projector your computer is connected. For a Video/DVD player you will need the S-Video option, and for a video camera the Video option. There will be a Source button on the projector, or Computer/Video button on the remote control to do this.
 1.6 If using a computer, reboot it, because some computers need the projector to be switched on and connected before the computer is started. 1.6 If using a computer, reboot it, because some computers need the projector to be switched on and connected before the computer is started.
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