M2e Initial Setup

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Choosing a Location - Projector Orientation

Personal preference and room layout will decide the installation location. Consider the following:

  • Size and position of your screen.
  • Location of a suitable power outlet.
  • Location and distance between the projector and other equipment.
Location Description
Front Table The projector is placed near the floor in front of the screen.
Front Ceiling The projector is suspended upside-down from the ceiling in front of the screen.
Rear Table[1] The projector is placed near the floor behind the screen.
Rear Ceiling[1] The projector is suspended upside-down from the ceiling behind the screen.
  1. 1.0 1.1 A rear projection screen is required.

Projection Dimensions

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NOTE: (e) = Screen | (f) = Center of Lens

16:9 Image on a 16:9 Screen

(a) Screen Size (b) Projection Distance (c) Image Height Image Width
in. cm in. m in. cm in. cm
30 76.2 31.64 0.80 14.71 37.36 26.15 66.4
40 101.6 42.18 1.07 19.61 49.81 34.86 88.6
50 127 52.73 1.34 24.51 62.26 43.58 110.7
60 152.4 63.28 1.61 29.42 74.72 52.29 132.8
70 177.8 73.82 1.88 34.32 87.17 61.01 155.0
80 203.2 84.37 2.14 39.22 99.62 69.73 177.1
90 228.6 94.91 2.41 44.12 112.07 78.44 199.2
100 254 105.46 2.68 49.03 124.53 87.16 221.4
There is a 3% tolerance among these numbers due to optical component variations. It is recommended to physically test the projection size and distance before permanently installing the projector.

Mounting the Projector

NOTE: If you buy a third party mount, please use the correct screw size. Screw size can vary depending on the thickness of the mounting plate.
  1. To ensure the most secure installation, please use a ViewSonic® wall or ceiling mount.
  2. Ensure the screws used to attach the mount to the projector meet the following specifications:
    • Screw type: M4 x 8
    • Maximum Screw Length: 8 mm
  3. To access the ceiling mount points, remove the three (3) foot pads on the bottom of the projector.

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CAUTION
  • Avoid installing the projector near a heat source.
  • Keep at least a 10 cm (3.9 in.) gap between the ceiling and the bottom of the projector.