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Connecting to the Dell 4610X Wireless Projector - Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) - 355834

Summary: Connecting to the Dell 4610X Wireless Projector

Article Summary:This article is intended to provide step-by-step instructions for connecting from one to four wireless computers to the Dell 4610X Wireless Projector.

Download and Run the Dell 4610X Projector Application

  1. Plug in the power and turn on the projector.

  2. After the projector's wireless adapter has activated, the projector's IP address and Login Code will appear in the lower left corner of the projected image.

  3. On your computer, view all available wireless networks in the Wireless Network Connection Manager.

  4. Connect your computer to the wirless connection displayed as Dell 4610X Projector.

    Your computer may only be connected to one wireless network at a time. If you are connected to the Dell 4610X Projector by wireless, you will not be able to connect to a wireless router or other wireless Internet connection until you disconnect from the projector.

  5. Open a web browser. If it does not automatically open to the embedded web server page of the projector, enter the IP address in the browser's address window and press Enter.

  6. When the computer displays the projector's embedded web server page click Download to download and install the Dell 4610X Projector application.

  7. On the download page, choose whether you are using a Windows or Mac operating system and click the correct Download button.

  8. The application will install and then display a log in screen. Enter the four-digit log in code displayed on the projector screen and click OK.

Displaying Multiple Wireless Computers With the Dell 4610X Wireless Projector

  1. Any one computer connected to the projector will have the ability to use the Conference Control page (Figure 1). If you click Conference Control from the main web server page, you will see a line that allows for control of each computer connected to the projector. Clicking a number button will display that specific computer in one of four positions on a multi-screen four-panel display. Clicking the left-most button will make that computer the only one displayed by the projector and will fill the entire projected image.

    Figure 1: Conference Control Page for the Dell 4610X Projector

    If the projector is in Conference Control Mode, only the first computer to connect will be able to control video through the projector. If no one has acvtivated Conference Control Mode, each computer can start, stop, and position their video independently.

  2. Next to each computer name will be six icons followed by the projector's IP address (Figure 2). Clicking the first icon will make that computer's desktop the entire projected image. Clicking the number 1 icon will place that computer's image in the upper left of a four-panel display. Clicking the number 2 icon will place that computer's image in the upper right. Clicking the number 3 icon will place that computer's image in the lower left. Clicking the number 4 icon will place that computer's image in the lower right. Clicking the far right icon will remove that computer's image from the display altogether.

    Figure 2: Conference Control Showing Icons for Display

  3. Each computer will display a floating projector control panel (Figure 3). If this computer has conference control (ie. was the first computer to connect to the projector) you will be able to use the four numbered buttons to control the computer's position. Clicking the right triangle Play button will allow your computer to send images to the projector. Clicking the Stop button will disconnect your computer from the projector. Clicking the Pause button will freeze the video coming from your computer.

    Figure 3: Floating Individual Diaplay Control Panel

    The 4610X projector is a wireless data projector and not suitable for video streaming over the wireless connection. To watch full motion video, the video source must be connected directly to the projector..

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Article ID: SLN67034

Last Date Modified: 07/31/2010 12:00 AM

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