How to Connect an LCD Projector to a Laptop

More and more businesses today are supplementing meetings with visual presentations. In the past, these presentations were done with transparent slides and overhead projectors. As LCD projectors and laptop computers have become more affordable, many businesses are turning to these devices as a convenient and low-cost solution. An additional benefit is that hooking up an LCD projector to a laptop takes only a minute or two, and anyone can learn to do it.

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Many businesses use laptops and LCD projectors for making visual presentations.

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Connect one end of the video cable to the projector unit.

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Connect the cable end with the 15-pin connector to the corresponding port on the laptop computer.

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Turn on the LCD projector and boot the laptop.

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If the image from the laptop does not display on the screen, press the "Function" key and the “F8” key to toggle the input source until the image appears.

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Connect the USB cable and then install driver software as needed to make the remote control functions work. You are now ready to give your presentation.