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How to connect Dell Inspiron 510m to NEC NP305?

How do you connect a Dell Inspiron 510m to an NEC NP305 projector? I work with a variety of projectors and this is the only make that I cannot get to work with my Dell. Although my laptop screen flicks to black when I press Fn F8 as if it is going to send through to the projector, the projector will not pick up the signal. I've tried the usual advice of connecting all the cables and switching on the projector first, then the laptop - have also tried vice versa - but it doesn't make any difference. Any help much appreciated! Thanks.

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    Brett Duxbury May 06, 2017

    Hi hilarymaclea, I want to help you with your question, but I need more information from you. Can you please add details in the comment box?
    did you select the appropriaite source on the projector ?



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Hi, Perhaps you can try lowering the screen resolution first of the laptop before plugging in the projector and then the Fn + F8. Thereafter, gradually increase the screen resolution until projector stops displaying. The idea is that your current screen resolution maybe too much for the projector to handle. This of course is assuming that there is no hardware problem with the projector. Hope this be of some help/idea. Post back how things turn up or should you need further information. Good luck and kind regards.

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