Rotating a Viewsonic projector screen is useful when you need to adjust the image orientation to suit your specific setup. Whether you want to project onto a wall, ceiling, or rear screen, the ability to rotate the projector image is essential for achieving the best viewing experience.
To change the image orientation on the projector, locate and press the “My Button” on the projector remote, which is typically set to adjust the image orientation by default.
In this article, I’ll walk you through the steps to rotate the screen on a Viewsonic projector. You’ll find that it’s a straightforward process that can make a significant difference in how you enjoy your projector’s output. Now, let’s explore how to rotate a Viewsonic projector screen for various orientations.
5 Effective Methods To Rotate Viewsonic Projector Screen
Here are five effective methods I personally applied when facing issues with the ViewSonic projector screen. These methods have proven to help address common problems:
1. By Using the Remote Control
I’ll describe a step-by-step method on how to use the projector’s remote control to change the image orientation, which is the easiest way to change image orientation:
Step 1: Locate the Remote Control
I was faced with changing the image orientation on my ViewSonic projector. To do this, I picked up the projector’s remote control. It’s an essential tool for making adjustments.
Step 2: Power On the Projector
Before making any changes, I ensured the projector was turned on and displayed the image I wanted to adjust. Having the image you want to rotate on the screen is essential.
Step 3: Find the “My Button”
The remote control typically has a button labeled “My Button.” I looked for this button, and it’s usually located among the other control buttons on the remote.
Step 4: Press the “My Button”
I pressed the “My Button” on the remote control. This button is designed to allow customization, and it’s often used for various functions, including image orientation adjustments.
Step 5: Navigate through Image Settings
After pressing the “My Button,” a menu or options screen appeared on the projected image. I navigated through this menu using the remote control’s arrow buttons.
Step 6: Select “Image Orientation”
I found an option within the menu called “Image Orientation” or something similar. I highlighted this option using the arrow buttons and then pressed the “OK” or “Enter” button on the remote to select it.
Step 7: Choose Desired Orientation
I was presented with different orientation options, such as “Portrait” or “Landscape.” Using the arrow buttons again, I selected the desired orientation and confirmed my choice by pressing “OK” or “Enter.”
Step 8: Save and Exit
Once I had chosen the correct image orientation, I saved my settings by selecting a “Save” or “Apply” option, if available. Then, I exited the menu and returned to my projected image with the new orientation.
2. By Menu Settings
Accessing the Projector Menu
- I encountered the need to adjust the image orientation on my projector.
- To access the projector menu, I first located the remote control. It’s an essential tool for making adjustments.
- I used the remote control with the projector powered on and displayed the image I wanted to adjust.
- On the remote, I looked for a button typically labeled “Menu” or “Settings” and pressed it. This action brought up the projector’s menu on the screen.
Navigating to System Settings
- Once the menu was displayed, I used the remote’s arrow buttons to navigate the available options.
- I looked for a category related to system settings or configuration. This category might be labeled “System,” “Settings,” or something similar.
- After selecting the system settings category, I continued to navigate through the sub-options.
Finding “Basic” and “Projector Position”
- Within the system settings, I located the “Basic” submenu. This is where I would find options for the projector’s image orientation.
- Under the “Basic” submenu, I found an option called “Projector Position.” I selected this option to proceed.
Adjusting Image Orientation
In the “Projector Position” menu, I found four available options for image orientation:
- “Front Table” (use this if the projector is placed on a front table)
- “Rear Table” (use this if the projector is placed on a rear table)
- “Ceiling” (use this if the projector is ceiling-mounted)
- “Rear” (use this if the projector is rear-mounted)
I selected the appropriate option based on my projector’s setup and the desired image orientation. After selecting, I saved the changes if there was a “Save” or “Apply” option and exited the menu.
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3. By Using the TV Menu (if applicable)
Now! I’ll provide a step-by-step method on how to use the TV menu to change screen orientation for ViewSonic screens, including details on the “Configuration2” and “Rotation” options:
Step 1: Access the TV Menu
- I found it necessary to change the screen orientation on my ViewSonic screen.
- Using the remote control, I powered on the ViewSonic screen.
- I located the “Menu” button on the remote and pressed it. This action brought up the TV menu on the screen.
Step 2: Navigate to Configuration Settings
- I navigated through the available options inside the TV menu using the arrow buttons on the remote.
- I looked for a category related to configuration or display settings. This category might be labeled “Configuration,” “Settings,” or something similar.
Step 3: Select “Configuration2”
- Once I found the configuration settings, I continued to navigate through the sub-options.
- I located an option called “Configuration2.” This is where I would find settings related to screen orientation.
Step 4: Find and Select “Rotation”
- Inside the “Configuration2” menu, I found an option called “Rotation.” This is the setting that allows you to change the screen orientation.
- I selected the “Rotation” option using the arrow buttons and then confirmed my choice by pressing “OK” or “Enter” on the remote.
Step 5: Adjust Screen Orientation
- After selecting “Rotation,” I was presented with different orientation options, such as “Portrait” or “Landscape.”
- Using the arrow buttons again, I selected the desired orientation (e.g., Portrait or Landscape).
- To apply the selected orientation, I saved the changes if there was a “Save” or “Apply” option and exited the menu.
4. By using a third-party software solution
Step 1: Download and Install ViewSonic ProjectorExpert
- I found the need to rotate the screen on my ViewSonic projector, and I discovered that ViewSonic ProjectorExpert is a useful third-party solution.
- First, I went to the App Store (for iOS) or Google Play Store (for Android) on my mobile device.
- I searched for “ViewSonic ProjectorExpert” and downloaded the app to my device.
- After the installation was complete, I opened the app.
Step 2: Connect Your Device to the Projector
- I connected my mobile device to the projector and ensured they were on the same Wi-Fi network.
- In the app, I tapped the “Connect” or “Pair” option to search for available projectors on the network.
- I selected my ViewSonic projector from the list of available devices.
- Once my projector was selected, I could control it using the app.
- I navigated through the app’s menu to find the “Screen Rotation” setting or a similar option.
- I selected the desired screen orientation, such as “Portrait” or “Landscape,” and applied the changes.
5. By Using the projector’s keystone correction feature
Step 1: Access the Keystone Correction Settings
- I recently had to use the keystone correction feature on my projector to ensure a square image, even though the projector wasn’t perfectly aligned with the screen.
- I began by referring to my projector’s manual for specific instructions on accessing the keystone correction settings.
Step 2: Power On the Projector
I powered on the projector and ensured it displayed an image on the screen.
Step 3: Access the Projector’s Menu
Using the remote control, I navigated to the projector’s menu. This is typically achieved by pressing the “Menu” button on the remote.
Step 4: Navigate to Keystone Correction
I looked for the “Keystone Correction” or a similar option in the menu. It might be in the “Image” or “Projection” settings.
Step 5: Adjust Horizontal Keystone
- Once I found the “Keystone Correction” option, I selected it. Inside, there were options for horizontal and vertical adjustments.
- I first focused on the horizontal adjustment. Using the remote’s arrow buttons, I made the necessary adjustments until the image appeared square.
Step 6: Adjust Vertical Keystone
- After addressing the horizontal alignment, I navigated to the vertical adjustment option within the same keystone correction settings.
- Like the horizontal adjustment, I used the remote’s arrow buttons to fine-tune the vertical alignment until the image was squared.
Step 7: Save and Exit
- Once satisfied with the adjustments, I saved the settings and exited the keystone correction menu.
- The projected image now appears square and properly aligned with the screen.
Following these steps, I successfully used the keystone correction feature to adjust the image’s horizontal and vertical alignment on my projector, ensuring a square and correctly aligned image.
Changing the image orientation on a ViewSonic projector can be easily achieved using the “My Button” on the remote control, the default method. This simple and effective solution ensures that your projected content is aligned correctly with the screen, providing a seamless viewing experience. While other methods are available, this straightforward approach should be your first choice for hassle-free image adjustment on your ViewSonic projector.