Davis Family Library - Wilson Media Lab
Press the Power icon on the screen. This will take you to the Main Menu.
Step 1. Choose which display you want to use Step 2. Choose the source you want displayed. Laptop – you can project from VGA or HDMI Blu-ray – Located in the black rack next to the podium iMac - on the podium Air Media - Wirelessly project from your device. Follow the instructions displayed on the screen PC – This is a shuttle PC that is connected to the Sharp TV. See below for detailed operating instructions.
TV Controls – You can turn on all TVs at once or you can choose individual TV/Pods to display on. You have the ability to display a different source on each screen.
Individual iMacs and personal laptops can be displayed on the Pod TV. At each station there is a HDMI cable connected to the iMac and another that can be connected to a laptop. Each cable has a “play” button, press the button to display on the Pod TV.
Using the large TV monitor as a computer
In the cabinet next to the printer, there is a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse, you will need these to operate the Shuttle PC.
Power on the TV power button is located at the bottom right of the screen.
If the Shuttle PC is on, you will see the Shuttle logo on the screen with Crtl+Alt+Delete instructions. If it is not on, look behind the TV, on the right side at the top. There is a black box labeled Shuttle. Press the small round button to turn it on.
When it has started, log in with your Middlebury credentials. You can then use it as a regular computer. The keyboard and mouse can be used from all around the room although visibility might be poor from the back of the room.
The TV screen is also a touch screen. Instead of using the keyboard and mouse, you can use your fingers or the Sharp stylus pen to navigate the computer.
You can also annotate on the screen. Open the program you want to use; ie. Internet, PDF, etc. Once you are on the screen you want to be, open the Overlay mode Pen software. This needs to the “top layer” program in order for the annotation to show up.
If you have more questions or you would like a tutorial on how to operate this equipment, please contact Media Services for help.
For brief troubleshooting tip videos, go to go/troubleshootingvideos
If you still have problems, contact the Helpdesk at x2200.