1214 – How to connect your Mac to your ActivPanel or projector
ActivPanel Elements Series
This article is designed to help connect your Mac to an external video display, such as a projector or ActivPanel.
Connect your projector or ActivPanel to your Mac using an HDMI cable.
There may be several HDMI ports on your ActivPanel. Press the Source button on the ActivPanel, or on its remote control, and select the correct HDMI source.
If using a PRM-25, PRM-32, PRM-35, PRM-45, EST-P1 or UST, press the Source button and select HDMI. Press Menu to exit.
If using a PRM-30 projector, press MENU, select Input and then select HDMI. Press MENU to exit.
Connect your projector or ActivPanel to your Mac using a VGA cable. You may need to purchase an adapter from Apple.
There may be several VGA ports on your ActivPanel. Press the Source button on the ActivPanel, or on its remote control, and select the correct VGA source.
There are 2 VGA ports (Computer 1 and Computer 2) on the back of your projector. Make a note of which VGA port your cable is connected to.
If using a PRM-25, PRM-32, PRM-35, PRM-45, EST-P1 or UST, press the Source button and select either VGA 1 or VGA 2.
If using a PRM-30 projector, press the relevant key on your remote control (Computer 1 or Computer 2). You may need to press the button several times to cycle through the options. Make sure you select RGB and not SCART.
If you are using a Sanyo projector, a PRM-10 or PRM-20 projector, press the MENU button on your remote control and use the arrow keys to highlight the relevant VGA port (Computer 1 or Computer 2) then press SELECT. Another menu will appear. Using the arrow keys, highlight RGB or RGB Analogue then press SELECT. (Do not select RGB SCART or RGB Composite). Press MENU to exit.
On your Mac
Open the Apple menu and click System Preferences. Click Displays.
Click the Arrangement tab and ensure Mirror Displays is ticked. The image will now be displayed on your Mac and ActivPanel or projector.