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1270 – How do I set up my PRM-30 image?

Applicable to:

  • PRM 30

    PRM 30

One of the added features of the PRM-30 projector is that it natively supports widescreen resolution laptops for projecting a widescreen image onto a widescreen ActivBoard (87″/88″/95″ ActivBoard). The projector also supports a 4:3 aspect ratio ActivBoards (64″/78″), and therefore can be used on all ActivBoards. This document identifies the correct aspect ratio for each ActivBoard, and the different variants of screen resolution that can be used natively with the projector, as well as information on how to adjust your projector to display the correct image.

List of ActivBoards and aspect ratios

  • 95″ – 16:9 (Widescreen)
  • 87″ and 88″ – 16:10 (Widescreen)
  • 78″ – 4:3
  • 64″ – 4:3
4:3 Aspect Ratio 16:9 Aspect Ratio 16:10 Aspect Ratio
320 x 240 852 x 480 320 x 200
640 x 480 1280 x 720 640 x 400
800 x 600 1365 x 768 1280 x 800
1024 x 768 1600 x 900 1440 x 900
1152 x 864 1920 x 1080 1680 x 1050
1280 x 960    
1400 x 1050    
1600 x 1200    
1920 x 1200    
2048 x 1536    
2560 x 1600    
3200 x 2400    
4000 x 3000    
6400 x 4800    
7680 x 4800    

Before starting please ensure your computer is set to one of the resolutions listed above in accordance with your ActivBoard size.This article will show how to set up the image correctly on all variants of ActivBoard (64″/78″/87″/88″/95″). We also assume that the projector has been installed correctly and has been tested by the system installer.

When using an 87″/88″/95″ ActivBoard

  • Press the Menu button on the remote control.
  • Using the down arrow key navigate to the Settings screen.
  • Now press the right arrow key so that Screen Aspect is highlighted.
  • Press Select.
  • Press the up arrow key to toggle between 16:9 – 16:10 depending on your ActivBoard size.
  • Set the screen resolution of the laptop to 16:9 for a 95″ ActivBoard or 16:10 for an 87″/88″ ActivBoard.

When using a 64″/ 78″ ActivBoard

  • Press the Menu button on the remote control.
  • Using the down arrow key navigate to the Settings screen.
  • Now press the right arrow key so that Screen Aspect is highlighted.
  • Press Select.
  • Press the up arrow key to change the setting to the 4:3 aspect ratio.

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