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 Ratio16:9 Aspect Ratio16:10 Aspect Ratio
320 x 240852 x 480320 x 200
640 x 4801280 x 720640 x 400
800 x 6001365 x 7681280 x 800
1024 x 7681600 x 9001440 x 900
1152 x 8641920 x 10801680 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.