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Projectors

Projector

Projectors are often used for presentations in business meetings, classrooms, and even watching movies at home. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, the suggested quick steps might help.

  • The projector does not turn on.
  • The projector is on, but there is no image.
  • Fuzzy, blurry, or distorted image from the projector

Here are a few quick steps that you can try to resolve the projector issue

Try each step and check if the projector issue is resolved. If the issue is not resolved, proceed to the next step.

  1. Verify that the power cable is connected securely. Try another wall out (bypass any surge protectors or power strips).
  2. Connect the video cable (VGA, HDMI, or another supported video cable) from the projector to the computer.
  3. Set the video source using the remote or the menu buttons on the projector. To learn more, see the user manual of the Dell projector.
  4. If the image is fuzzy, blurry, or hazy, clean the projector lens. To learn more, see the user manual of the Dell projector.
  5. If the image is distorted, adjust the image size and shape using the remote or the menu buttons on the projector. To learn more, see the user manual of the Dell projector.
  6. Reset the projector to factory default settings. See the user manual of the Dell projector for model-specific instructions.
  7. Go to Dell.com/support/drivers and update the firmware of the Dell projector (if available).

If these quick steps did not resolve your issue, we have more detailed information in the additional resources. You can also search for content related to the issue using the search bar at the top of this page.


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