Video and data projection
it matter which I turn on first, my projector or my computer?
it does. Always attach the cable from your computer to the projector
first. Then turn on the projector before turning on your computer.
In most cases the computer will detect the projector as an external
monitor and it will set itself up automatically. By doing things
in this order you will avoid having to figure out the proper keystrokes
required on most laptops to get things working.
your laptop computer fails to turn on the external display automatically,
consult your owners manual for the proper keystroke comand to
do this. We also have a chart of commands for many popular brands
of computers in our next tech tip. Click
here for a direct link to the chart.