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Hi all!

So I have purchased two BenQ MX810ST MX713 ST DLP projectors. I have downloaded a Atmosfear set of scenes.

Here is where I need help.

I'm so clueless with computers that I have no idea how to get the files together and run them in a loop.

Any help with this would be great.

Thanks!
 

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First of all, these are great short throw projectors, so you need less thand 6ft to get very large 4x3 images

http://www.projectorcentral.com/BenQ-MX810ST-projection-calculator-pro.htm

Second, you need either a media player or attach your laptop to the projectors via vga or hdmi to view your atmos files.

One interesting feature you have is the monitor in/out vga sockets. What I think you can do is to have one signal (media player or pc) go into one and then daisy chain to the second projector, allowing you to show the same image to two different projector locations. It might work if you try it out.

Good luck

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Assuming you use a laptop to play your media:
1. Create a folder to hold your media files, on the desktop or in your video folder is fine.
2. Copy your video files into this folder
3. Use a video player that lets you sequence multiple files. 0n a windows laptop VLC Media Player works well
4. Start playing, and select the button that shows 2 arrows in a loop, this I'll make the player repeat playing the files until you tell it to stop
5. Tell your media player to play full screen
 

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Thank you heresjohny!

Before I can even get to that I have another problem. My computer (Microsoft Surface Pro) is not recognizing the projector. Any ideas how to connect it? If not how about how to put a loop on a USB flash drive that would work too. Thanks!
 

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I am not familiar with a surface pro, but usually there are no special drivers to connect a computer to a projector, just the right cable. Do you have a miniDisplay port cable that connects to the projector? Some laptops have a special function key that you use to toogle displaying on a projector. You can copy the video files to the USB drive, but I think that will only help if your projector has a built in player. Maybe someone more familiar with the surface pro can help
 

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How does it work if you play the videos on the tablet without the projector? What software are you using to play the video? If it is also jumpy, then my guess is you are running other apps and services on the tablet that are using up all your memory and CPU, use task manager to find out what is using a lot of memory or CPU. You can also reboot the tablet. You might try reducing the resolution you are playing the video back at to see if that helps. You could also try a different video player. If it plays fine on the tablet but not the projector, then something is wrong with how you are connecting to the projector. That one is harder for me to help with. How are you connected?
 

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Go to Start Menu, open Settings and go to System
Under Display, click Advanced display settings
Drag and drop the onscreen computer screens to the right or left until they match the physical placement of the real computer screens
Choose your main display
Now you should set what your projector is going to show. You do that by adjusting the Orientation settings and Multiple displays settings. Here are the available options: Duplicate These Displays: This option shows the exact same image on your regular monitor and on the projected screen
Extend These Displays: This option stretches Windows to fit across both screens
Show only on 1: Choose this before you’re ready to show off your presentation. Then switch to Duplicate These Displays
Show Only on 2: Choose this to show only the second display, which is useful when hooking up a tablet to a TV for watching movies in a dark room
Click Apply to save your settings
 

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Thanks everyone! I got it going. :)

Now I just need to know how to get rid of the title of each scene as it comes on.

These files are Atmosfear files and when put together they still show the title at the bottom with each change of scene.

How do I put them all together to loop without the title?
 

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