After tweaking around with the stupid projector and finally just rednecking it, we just finished giving the final presentation and handed in the report. It went better than I would have expected--the instructor for the course is a pretty hardcore old Electrical Engineer, but our two advisers were there to temper his grouchiness. Here's a picture of our final machine, ready for the next group to come and wire it up:
Looks pretty slick, eh? Now I never have to look at it again.