Want to know about supported picture, video and audio formats

Each product has its own list of compatible video, audio and image formats. The best way to know what file type is specifically supported by your product is to look in the user guide for your particular model.

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.  

There is no video when using HDMI port

If you are experiencing problems using HDMI input: Confirm the HDMI input is selected. Plug in the projector first, and then turn on the PC. Replace the HDMI cable, sometimes a cable may go bad. Try another signal type if available for example: VGA, DVI, DisplayPort. Test the projector on a different computer with a HDMI port to make sure...

How to play 3D content from Blu-Ray player to projectors?

1. Here are the hardware requirements to play 3D content below.     a. 3D ready projector     b. 3D Blu-Ray player     c. 3D content     d. Active 3D glasses 144Hz     e. HDMI Premium Certificate cable   2. Here is the playback process below.       a. Connect the 3D Blu-Ray player to the 3D capable projector via HDMI cable.       b. T...

There are issues connecting an external monitor to a computer/projector

If the external monitor/ projector is not automatically detected and displaying an image, you will need to use a function key to enable or activate the function. Laptop manufacturers have different methods to activate an external monitor. Refer to the laptop's user guide/manual or the manufacturer for instructions to activate the video port for...

There is a pixel stuck on or off

Stuck or twinkling pixels on the projected image may be due to a defective DMD chip. These pixels can show up as bright, dark or twinkling points. They look similar to pixel defects on LCD displays. This cannot be fixed by the end user and must be sent in for service. Contact ViewSonic Customer Care to verify if your unit qualifies for warrant...

How to change the projector image orientation

Open the projector Menu and go to System Setting: Basic> Projector Position and choose one of the four available options: Front Table Rear Table Ceiling Front Ceiling

How to download the latest drivers for my projector

Option 1: Download from the ViewSonic Website Go to http://www.viewsonic.com/us/downloads_section/ Enter the Product Name, Product series and model number. Select the driver based on the operating system of your computer. Once the file downloads, double-click to open and start the installation. If you select Save, double-click on the downl...

What to do when my projector auto shuts down?

There are some possible reasons caused, please check below first:   <Airflow>        Air Flow is important for cooling:   Please make sure the intake and exhaust vents are free from obstruction. Make sure the projector is not enclosed or right against a wall - it needs ventilation space. Don’t place the projector on top of other electr...

How do I connect external speaker(s) to my projector?

1.Wired connection:   1.1 via 3.5mm audio out:       If the projector is equipped with a 3.5 mm audio out mini jack, usually it is  green and marked as          Audio Out. Please connect a 3.5 mm audio cable between speaker and projector for audio output        purpose.     1.2 via S/PDIF:        If the model is equipped with S/PDIF por...

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