Question about Optoma ES520 DLP Projector

1 Answer

Unable to connect with the projector even though the two are connected

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 9 Answers

This is a hard question to answer because it's sort of like going to the docter and only saying "i'm sick." but i'll do my best.
First i'll assume that your using a laptop to connect to the projector, laptops work with projectors very differently to a desktop computer or DVD player for instance.
Before you turn the laptop on, make sure the cable is securly in and the screws on the cable are fastened in properly, but not too tight. Make sure of this at the projector end aswell but at this end also make sure that your going into the appropriate socket (what your plugging in to should be written just above or below it) you mainly want to make sure you have definately plugged into an input and not an output. Now fire up the projector and give it a minute to go through its usual start up process of turning on the lamp and such. Now turn on the laptop, do the same, give it a minute to sort itself out. When the laptop is done and waiting for you to use it if the image is still not sending to the projector, make sure the projector is on the correct input. almost every projector gives you the ability to plug in multiple devices. A laptop is usually plugged into 'input A' or 'PC' or 'VGA'. If you are still not getting a signal to the projector go to the laptop. Laptops (unlike desktops) have a toggle function to let you decide which monitors you want to use. This will let you toggle between using the laptop's screen only, the projector only or both. On all laptops this is done by holding the 'Fn' button and pressing the corrent F# button. Which F# it is depends on the brand of laptop. for instance if you have a Toshiba, you hold Fn and press F5, on IBM you hold Fn and press F7, HP and Compaq hold Fn and press F4. You may be able to tell by looking at the symbols on the F keys but if not consult the user manual for the laptop.
If you are still having problems try plugging the laptop into a monitor using the same process as above, if you get an image on the monitor then the problem lies with the projector, but doesn't necessarliy mean it's faulty.

Hope this helps, but like i said it's hard to fix a problem with such a vague question.

Posted on Mar 25, 2011

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Macbook screen crashes when connected to projector


this is probably a projector setting
try checking the setting of both systems

May 09, 2010 | Apple MacBook Mac Notebook

1 Answer

After replace lamp projector stop working no picture. If there a way to reset the projector even if you got no picture.


Hi

Is it projecting light though? can you get a screen lit up? check connection from projector to your computer make sure its intact, try another cable if possible.

Hope this helps

Mar 26, 2010 | InFocus ScreenPlay 4805 Multimedia...

1 Answer

I keep getting a no pc signal even though I'm connected.


if you get no power, you'll need to replace the power supply. if you are just not getting a signal, reset the settings to factory default on the projector and replace the cable.

Oct 06, 2009 | Toshiba TDP-SP1 DLP Projector

1 Answer

"No signal" even though connected to computer


You probably have to tell the laptop to send a video signal to an external display--(i.e. <altF4 or <altF8) The proper function key will have a TV screen symbol on it. Default mode is "laptop only" By pressing and holding the alt, then pressing the appropriate function key, the laptop will switch to the next mode, laptop/external display. The last mode is external display only. By pressing the sequence again, you'll return to "laptop only" mode.

Sep 08, 2009 | Toshiba TDP-SP1 DLP Projector

1 Answer

Tells me Unable to connect to Server


My iphone 3g is unable to connect to internet , even though it gets connected to my WIFI modem. Cant vierw any mails of cant even connect to websites thro safari or to Itune store....

Jul 16, 2009 | Apple iPhone Smartphone

1 Answer

On screen resolution issues


Bought a new XGA projector.../

It appears from researching that the native res for the Benq is too low 800x600 so I will never get a good picture even though most of the images I install are at least 10meg originals. Also the new projector will work in a bright room the Benq will not.

May 07, 2009 | BenQ PB6110 Multimedia Projector

1 Answer

With necessary connections of my laptop with my dell projector 1201MP my laptop is unable to see my dell projector 1201MP


Try pressing the Fn + F8 keys on the laptop, once the projector is connected and powered on.

Mar 10, 2009 | Dell 1201MP Projector

2 Answers

Unable to Connect DV10


Hello!
Which are laptops? I use IBM R40e and HP laptop and I usually connect them with DV10 for conferrence. It's well! I have just a problem with Asus EEE. It unable connetc with DV10. I try use Video jack to connect. Result: It can display but the quality is very bad. Now I try to find another way to connect them together. Some information to share with you. Thanks you!

May 03, 2008 | Optoma MovieTime DV10 Multimedia Projector

3 Answers

OTC WiJET Video


You have to wait until windows show limited connection (but you already have an IP address given by WiJET).
Open Internet Explorer.
Type the following address:
169.254.98.171
Username: Admin
Password: Public
You're inside the WiJET and ready to configure the options for the connection.

Apr 05, 2008 | OTC WiJet.Gmac Wireless Projector Adapter...

2 Answers

Hi def


No I said you dont get Hidef without a HDMI connection

Apr 02, 2008 | Toshiba TDP-S8 Multimedia Projector

Not finding what you are looking for?
Optoma ES520 DLP Projector Logo

114 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Optoma Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

color wheel light...
color wheel light...

Level 2 Expert

138 Answers

Electro Med Services...
Electro Med Services...

Level 3 Expert

6694 Answers

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

74106 Answers

Are you an Optoma Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...