Windows Devices

Jump to: Sound Settings | Display Settings

Check your sound settings

1. With your laptop connected to the projector, open the Start menu by clicking the Windows icon in the bottom left corner of your desktop. In Windows 8, press the Windows key to view the fullscreen Start menu.

Windows 10 screenshot showing the location of the Start menu
Windows 8 or 10
Windows 7 screenshot showing the location of the Start menu
Windows 7 or earlier

2. With the Start menu open, type "Manage audio devices" to initiate a search, and click on "Manage audio devices: Control Panel" when it appears in the list.

Windows screenshot showing a search for Manage audio devices in the Start menu
Windows 8 or 10
Windows screenshot showing a search for Manage audio devices in the Start menu
Windows 7 or earlier

3. In the Sound window that opens, you should see EPSON PJ (the projector) in your list of playback devices. Right click EPSON PJ and select "Set as Default Device"

Windows screenshot showing EPSON PJ in the list of playback devices
Windows 8 or 10
Windows screenshot showing EPSON PJ in the list of playback devices
Windows 7 or earlier

4. EPSON PJ should now have a green checkmark next to it.

Windows screenshot showing the list of playback devices with a green checkmark next to EPSON PJ
Windows 8 or 10
Windows screenshot showing the list of playback devices with a green checkmark next to EPSON PJ
Windows 7 or earlier

5. Your laptop is now set to play sounds through the projector's speaker system, rather than the speakers on your laptop. To change the volume, use the volume buttons on the projector remote.

Diagram showing the location of the Volume buttons on the Epson Projector remote

Check your display settings

1. With your laptop connected to the projector, open the Start menu by clicking the Windows icon in the bottom left corner of your desktop. In Windows 8, press the Windows key to view the fullscreen Start menu.

Windows 10 screenshot showing the location of the Start menu
Windows 8 or 10
Windows 7 screenshot showing the location of the Start menu
Windows 7 or earlier

2. With the Start menu open, type "Display Settings" to initiate a search. In Windows 8 or 10, click on "Display Settings: System Settings" when it appears in the list. In Windows 7 or earlier, click on "Change display settings"

Windows 10 screenshot showing a search for Display Settings in the Start menu
Windows 8 or 10
Windows 7 screenshot showing a search for Display Settings in the Start menu
Windows 7 or earlier

3. In the System window that opens, make sure you are viewing the Display settings. It should look like the screenshot below.

Windows 10 screenshot showing the Display Settings window
Windows 8 or 10
Windows 7 screenshot showing the Display Settings window
Windows 7 or earlier

4. Scroll down on the righthand side of the window and find the dropdown menu marked as "Multiple Displays."

Windows 10 screenshot showing the location of the Multiple Displays dropdown menu
Windows 8 or 10
Windows 7 screenshot showing the location of the Multiple Displays dropdown menu
Windows 7 or earlier

5. Click on the dropdown menu under "Multiple Displays" and select "Duplicate these displays." This will mirror your laptop and projector so that both screens display exactly the same thing.

Windows 10 screenshot showing the expanded Multiple Displays dropdown menu
Windows 8 or 10
Windows 7 screenshot showing the expanded Multiple Displays dropdown menu
Windows 7 or earlier

6. Click "Apply" to save your changes.

Windows 10 screenshot showing the location of the Apply button
Windows 8 or 10
Windows 7 screenshot showing the location of the Apply button
Windows 7 or earlier

7. A confirmation prompt will appear: "Keep these display settings?" set with a timer for 15 seconds. Click "Keep changes." If you don't click "Keep changes" within 15 seconds, simply click "Apply" once more (Step 3) to restart the "Keep these display settings?" prompt.

Windows 10 screenshot showing the prompt to keep new display settings
Windows 8 or 10
Windows 7 screenshot showing the prompt to keep new display settings
Windows 7 or earlier