How to Use Projector With Acer Aspire

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How to Use Projector With Acer Aspire
Use a projector connected to your laptop to watch movies. (projector ready for presentation image by Dmitry Goygel-Sokol from Fotolia.com)

Connect a projector to your Acer Aspire for a multimedia experience. The projector uses a video cable to project everything on your laptop screen onto a projection screen or wall. You can use your projector and laptop combination to watch movies, give presentations, play games and surf the Internet.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • Projector
  • Video cable (VGA)
  • Audio Cable
  • Acer Aspire

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Turn both the laptop and projector off.

  2. 2

    Connect the video cable to the video-out port on your projector. Connect the other end of the video cable to the VGA port on your Acer Aspire. This is typically a blue, 15-pin female port.

  3. 3

    Connect the audio cable to your laptop's headphone jack and the projector's audio in jack.

  4. 4

    Turn your projector on, then power up your laptop. If the projector is not displaying the images from your laptop, press the F5 button to toggle the screen.

  5. 5

    Adjust the focus and zoom on your projector and the position of your laptop for optimal viewing.

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