Projector turns on initially but then cycles off

Projectors may shut off for a couple different reasons. If the projector over heats, check to see if there is enough ventilation for air to be circulated around the unit. Make sure fans are running and that there is no obstruction. Let it cool, clear obstructions and check fans when turning the unit back on. After market lamps may cause a...

The AC adapter for the projector does not work

Verify adapter plugged into a wall outlet Make sure the AC adapter is firmly and securely plugged into the wall outlet.  Although it may sound obvious, the adapter can become loose without even knowing.  If it's not plugged in all the way, it can make it seem like the adapter is not working, but it may just not be getting power from the wall...

Why are certain options greyed out in OSD menu?

When a digital signal is connected (e.g. HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI), there are certain options greyed out in OSD menu as preset settings that cannot be changed. Those greyed out settings will be available when an analog signal (e.g. VGA) is connected.

Noisy Fan

If a fan begins to make a rumbling noise this may indicate a problem with the fan. Fans are essential to maintain optimal operating efficiency of the projector; so it is strongly recommended that the unit be sent in for service to replace the fan. If it seems like there is something hitting the fan blades it could mean that there is an obstru...

How to change the projector lamp in a projector?

The methods for changing the projector lamp (bulb) differ depending on the model of the projector. For accurate instructions, you can find lamp swapping instruction at ViewSonic product download page.   <Note> It is recommended that you use an authentic ViewSonic replacement lamp.  

How to make the screen fit my projector's display area?

Please refer to this FAQ:   How to solve the overscan problem with my monitor?

What to do if the image shows keystone effect from the projector?

When you see below situation, please follow below instructions to adjust:   If the projector supports Auto Keystone or Vertical keystone, please try to turn on or manually adjust by referring to user guide. If possible, put the projector on the flat surface and make sure projector lens and screen are in a 90-degree angle.  

What to do if there is a shadow or double image on the projector screen?

Analog extension cables, adapters, docking stations and longer cables may be prone to generate ghosting, lines, double images, or poor focus. The improper shielding of the extension cables will cause a shadowing or ghosting effect due to mismatch of the input impedance between the video source, the video cable, and the projector. Please use th...

How to reset lamp timer

After replacing the Projector Lamp, resetting the lamp timer is highly recommended to help keep track of how long the lamp has been on. The Lamp Timer will also let you know when the lamp needs to be replaced. The Lamp timer can be found in the projector Menu. The specific location of the timer can be found in different locations depending ...

How to solve flickering image on projector?

  Make sure the signal cable is securely connected.           2.Try another video input source or cable or device to crosscheck.           3.Check the current resolution and refresh rate set in the graphic card or video source is            compatible with the projector. You can refer to refresh rate setting video.           How t...

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