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The Projected Image Looks Like a Trapezoid

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If the top of the picture is wider or narrower than the bottom, adjust the V Keystone setting. Not all models have this setting, so check your projector manual for model-specific information. Manuals are posted on your model support page.

Models with V Keystone

  1. On the remote control, press the MENU button.
  2. Use the up arrow or down arrow buttons to highlight Installation .
  3. Press the ENTER button to select the Installation menu.
  4. Use the up arrow or down arrow buttons to highlight V Keystone .
  5. Press the ENTER button to select V Keystone .
  6. Use the up arrow or down arrow buttons to adjust the V Keystone setting.
    • Set the V Keystone to a negative number (-) if the bottom of the picture is wider than the top.
    • Set the V Keystone to a positive number (+) if the top of the picture is wider than bottom.
  7. Press the MENU button to exit the menu.

Note: The picture's aspect ratio may change, or picture distortion may occur with V Keystone adjustment.

Models without V Keystone

Make sure to install or mount your device correctly so that it fits the size of your screen.

  • If your device is tilted up or down, or not mounted correctly, the projected image may be trapezoidal.
  • If the vertical and horizontal plane of the projector's lens aren't parallel to the vertical and horizontal plane of the screen, you'll have a trapezoidal image.