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Custom Features and Settings
1. Grid Templates/Patterns
- The LED 1000™ has 20 grid templates/patterns built into the device to simplify the process of composition, alignment, and scaling
- Select “Grid” on the remote; press left or right arrows to select desired grid and grid color
- based on the projected surface
- The grids may be projected alone as a template to aid in alignment and as a guide when painting, drawing or lettering. The grids can also be superimposed over an image to aid in alignment and composing. Load image from digital source. Push the “Grid” button on remote to select or change grids and color.
2. Keystone Control – The LED 1000 offers both manual and auto keystone adjustment.
The keystone effect is created when the projector or the projection surface are not at right angles to each other. The image becomes slanted or distorted either vertically or horizontally.
The LED 1000 features manual keystone buttons on the remote to adjust vertical keystone (Key.S p / Key.S p). Horizontal adjustment is adjusted by turning the projector left or right until the image is square.
When set to Auto Keystone adjustment (Settings – options), the vertical adjustment is corrected automatically if the projector is tilted vertically (not the projection surface)
3. Grayscale – Color images can be adjusted to grayscale to aid in tracing and/or to evaluate tonal values
- In “USB” mode, select “Q.Menu” g “Set Video” g using the arrow keys on the remote,
- scroll down to “Color”; adjust the color down to zero
- All other devices – select “Settings” g “Options” using the arrow keys on the remote, scroll down to “Grayscale” and turn “on” or “off”
4. Rotating/Flipping Images – The LED 1000™ allows you to rotate and flip images to suit your artistic requirements
- Rotating Images – USB Mode only – when previewing an image, push “OK” to reveal menu bar at bottom of image. Use g arrow key to select Circle arrow . Push the “OK” button to rotate image.
- Flipping/reversing images – (If using USB, push “Exit”). Push “Settings”, select “Option” arrow to and select “PJT Mode”. If only two choices are available, reverse out of PJT mode and go to “Auto Keystone” and turn to “Off”. Return to PJT mode to reveal 4 choices.
5. Digitally Enlarging Photos – (USB mode only); images can be enlarged up to 200%
using a menu selection.
- With an USB image projected, press “OK” button to reveal menu bar at bottom of image. Arrow down to bar and select magnifying glass symbol, push “OK” and arrow to + sign and push “OK” to enlarge image. Depending on image size the viewing window may be moved around the image using the arrow keys.
6. Picture Wizard II – Adjusts the settings of each input to desired picture quality and standards (Exit USB mode). Select “Settings” on the remote; scroll down to “Picture Wizard II” and follow the on-screen instructions
7. Settings – The LED 1000 offers a full array of settings to adjust image appearance. Go to “Settings” on the remote and review all the options and experiment with all the adjustments. Remember all adjustments can be reversed and the projector can be returned to factory defaults at any time. Go to “Settings” “Picture” and arrow down to “Picture Reset” to return to picture factory settings. For a complete reset to original factory settings go to “Options” and select “Initial Setting” and “Yes”.
Install Input Source
The LED 1000™ accepts input from a variety of digital sources including PC/Mac computers, smart phones, tablets, pads, HDMI devices and USB flash drives/card readers:
1. USB Drive
Using the USB port is an easy and popular source of digital images. Transfer digital images from computer (JPEG) onto a USB flash drive or use the Included Card Reader if images are installed onto a SD card (from camera). Plug either USB devices into either USB port on the back of projector.
- Press “Input” button on remote.
- Toggle (using arrows on remote) to USB Flash Memory selection (far left), push “OK” on remote.
- Select from list or toggle to folder. Select item.
2. SD Card Reader (same as USB)
Insert SD memory card into multi-card reader; insert multi-card reader into USB port.
3. HDMI Devices (2 ports available)
Using included HDMI cable, the LED 1000™ can be connected to a PC, MAC, smart phone, tablet/pad, HD receiver, DVD player, VCR or other external devices. If the device does not have a HDMI port, an appropriate adapter may be purchased at an electronic supplier or use AV or Component connection.
- If device is not immediately recognized, Press “Input” button on remote.
- Toggle to HDMI1 or HDMI2 selection, push “OK” on remote.
4. Composite/Component Devices
5. Refer to manual for attaching Optical Audio and LAN devices.
Using Your LED 1000™
1. Mount LED 1000™ onto a tripod or a sturdy, hard platform near a power outlet (DO
NOT block vents on projector).
2. Connect power supply cord into the back of projector (AC in) and into nearby outlet.
3. Point LED 1000™ toward desired surface.
4. Press red power button on remote or lighted power button on top of projector.
5. Focus – Rotate lens focus ring.
6. Follow initial setup – Select language and internet settings (if available).
7. Attach digital source – See Step Four for further information.
8. Adjust image size by moving projector nearer or farther from projection surface and refocusing.
Getting Started and Familiar with Features
1. Remove protective film from top of projector
2. Install batteries into remote control.
3. Review remote control features.
Review Package Contents:
1. LED 1000™ (PF80A) HD Digital Art Projector™
2. Remote control with two AAA batteries
3. Power cord 4. HDMI cable
5. Composite cable
6. Component cable
7. Multi-card USB card reader
8. Storage bag
9. Owner’s Manual (English)
10. CD Manual (Please note that the CD manual page numbers may vary from included printed manual)
Update for the LED500 posted on June 18, 2014. This update will resolve the blinking line issue seen when viewing still images.
1. Create a folder named “LG_DTV” on the root directory on a USB flash drive.
2. Download the file linked below into the “LG_DTV” folder.
3. With the projector powered off, insert the USB flash drive into the projector.
4. Power on the projector.
5. When prompted, select “Start” on the dialog box. The projector will restart when completed.
6. When restarted a dialog box should show the projector is updated to the current version 03.00.09
7. Press “Exit” on the remote to dismiss the dialog box. You may remove the USB flash drive and delete the “LG_DTV” folder and update file.
Right click here to download the LED500 software update.
Instructional videos for the Artograph LED500 Digital Art Projector.
This video shows how to unpack, check, and setup your LED500 projector for initial use. Includes:
- Unpacking at :25
- Included material at 1:10
- Installing the battery in the remote at 2:00
- Connecting power at 2:18
- Connection types at 2:34
- Powering up at 3:50
- Focus at 4:05
- Input selection at 4:15.
This video shows how to use the USB ZOOM function.
This video shows how to project your images in GRAYSCALE using either a USB connection source, or an RGB/VGA (at about 1:00 in) or other input source.
This video shows how to use GRIDS when using the USB connection on the LED500 Digital Art Projector. There are 19 different grid patterns, including the extremely useful Rule of Thirds.