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Troubleshoot projection for Macs on Monterey & Ventura

This article is designed to help you troubleshoot any issues that may arise when trying to project from a Mac on Monterey or Ventura.

Things to make note of when connecting HDMI to Macs:

  • Turn on computer first before connecting HDMI cable
  • Make sure HDMI cable is properly connected to the correct port on computer
  • Make sure HDMI is connected firmly to the wall (not loosely connected)

If images look blurry/small/no images appear

  1. Navigate to the System Preferences.
  2. Click on Displays.
  1. Make sure that Mirror for Built-in Liquid Retina XDR Display is selected (please note if you're using an older mac it may not be exactly the same).
  1. Make sure optimized for is selected for the name of your computer. For example, if “computer001” is the name of this computer, optimize for “computer001" will need to be listed.
  1. Make sure the Color Profile is Extron HDMI if it’s not, from the drop down menu, select Extron HDMI.
  1. Make sure Resolution is on Default for display.
  2. If Default for display does not work. You may have a couple of resolution options under scaled.  If you are still not getting any type of image, you can try lowering the resolution.

If none of these options work: