Digital projector and laptop

  Verbose 16:47 26 Feb 2010
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Hi!
Recently bought an Acer digital projector. I want to use it in conjunction with the laptop to present slideshows. I have tried to use the projector remote
to advance pictures in the slideshow I created on the laptop, but nothing happens which means I have to use the laptop to advance the pictures. How do I sort this out? The on line manual for the Acer is no help.
Any advice appreciated.

Laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium.

  hastelloy 17:13 26 Feb 2010

I don't know but my guess is that you can only advance the pictures if you're using a USB drive connected directly to the projector.

  Woolwell 17:15 26 Feb 2010

Which Acer projector?
The projectors that I have used do not have remote that interfaces with a laptop but are used to set up the projector (keystone correction, etc). However it may be possible but I think that you probably want something like this click here

  Verbose 22:13 26 Feb 2010

The projector is an Acer X1230K and doesn't have a usb port.The Kensington wireless remote may be the answer as presumably this connects with the laptop to advance the slides.Thanks for your suggestions.

  Woolwell 22:19 26 Feb 2010

There are other wireless remotes and they connect to laptop not the projector.

  Woolwell 22:26 26 Feb 2010

Fairly sure that you will need a wireless remote.

  Llwydyn 23:27 26 Feb 2010

I use a wireless mouse to advance the slides.

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