Adjusting Luminance Controls

You can turn on the Dynamic Contrast setting to automatically optimize the image luminance. This improves the image contrast based on the brightness of the content you project. You can also set the light source to turn off automatically after a certain time period while projecting at a specific brightness level.
  1. Turn on the projector and switch to the image source you want to use.
  2. Press the Menu button.
  3. Select the Image menu and press Enter.


  4. Select the Light Source Control setting and press Enter. You see this screen:


  5. Select the Light Source Control setting, choose one of the following options, and press Enter:
    • Off: Turns off light source control.
    • Dynamic Contrast: Automatically adjusts the amount of light according to the brightness of the image.
    • Lights-Out Control: Automatically turns off the light after a certain time has elapsed while projecting at the specified video level.
  6. Press the Esc button.
  7. If you selected Dynamic Contrast as the Light Source Control setting, select the Dynamic Contrast setting, choose one of the following options, and press Enter:
    • Select the Response Speed setting and select either Normal (to adjust brightness at the standard speed) or High Speed (to adjust brightness as soon as the scene changes).
    • Select the Black Level setting and select the black level you want to project when the brightness level of the image signal is zero. (If you select 0%, the light source turns off.)
  8. If you selected Lights-Out Control as the Light Source Control setting, select the Lights-Out Control setting, choose one of the following options, and press Enter:
    • Select the Light-Out Signal Level setting and select the brightness level for the current video signal. If the brightness level exceeds this level, the light source turns off automatically and then turns back on immediately.
    • Select the Lights-Out Timer setting and select the amount of time before the light source automatically turns off.
  9. Press Menu to exit the menus.
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