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Atwater SMART Classroom Guide

Atwater Commons Seminar Room (A100)

Location Of Equipment Atwater Commons Seminar Room A100 is equipped with a projection system that accepts input from a laptop computer, a VCR, a DVD player, an auxiliary computer and video equipment and projects the output onto the screen at the front of the room for display. You can also play CDs in the DVD player. All equipment is controlled by the Touch Panel system. The relevant equipment is located at:

Equipment Location

Touch Panel A small screen on a shelf near the telephone

Projector Hanging from the ceiling

Projection screen In ceiling pocket at the front of the room

Computer network cable Plugged into the wall under the telephone

Computer interface cables Emerge from a metal plate in the floor under the front table

VCR In the equipment rack

DVD player In the equipment rack

Auxiliary equipment adaptors In the equipment rack

Using The Touch Panel The control system for audio-visual equipment in this room is incorporated in the portable Touch Panel system. You may move the Touch Panel around the room, if you desire, but please return it to its charging unit when you are finished. An overview of your interaction with the Touch Panel system is: 1. Touch the Touch Panel screen anywhere to activate it. Note that you should use a deliberate pressing motion when interacting with the controls rather than a light tap or a hard jab. 2. When the Atwater Commons Seminar Room screen appears, touch the Touch Panel screen anywhere to access the main menu. 3. Touch the button for the equipment you want to use. The projection screen will descend and the projector powers on.


4. Control the equipment you want to use with the Touch Panel system, including room lights, projection screen, VCR, your laptop computer, DVD/CD player, and auxiliary computer and video equipment. From most control screens you can also: • Touch Screen Control to lower or raise the projection screen. • Touch to change the room lighting. • Touch the up arrow or down arrow to increase or decrease the level of sound. • Touch main menu to return to the main menu to access the Shutdown procedure. 5. When you are finished: a. Touch main menu, then touch system shutdown to end your session. The Shutdown Warning displays. b. Touch yes to end your session or touch cancel if you’ve started the shutdown process by mistake. Note: You cannot turn the projection system back on for 3 minutes after shutdown. c. Please return the portable Touch Panel to its charging station next to the telephone.

Notes: It is important that everything is turned off to protect the integrity of the security system and extend the life of the electronic equipment. You must remove your media from the equipment in the racks BEFORE you turn off the system power.


Screen Controls 1. On any screen, touch screen control. 2. Touch up arrow or down arrow to raise or lower the screen.

Room Light Controls 1. On any screen, touch lighting controls to control the room lights. 2. Touch full, medium, low, video, or off to achieve the desired lighting level.




Projection From The DVD Player

1. Follow steps 1-3 in the section Using The Touch Panel. 2. Touch DVD on the menu. The DVD Controls menu displays. 3. Press Open/Close on the DVD player and load the media into the player. 4. Press Open/Close on the DVD player again to close it. 5. Several buttons on the DVD Controls menu help you control the viewing of your video. • Prev Chap reverses the DVD by one chapter; each touch of the button reverses play by one chapter. • Scan Rev touch to play in reverse. • Play begins play. • Pause pauses the DVD leaving the image on the screen. • One touch of Stop stops the DVD and projects a medium blue blank image on the screen. The DVD will restart from the point where you stopped. To cancel the resume feature, touch Stop again. • Scan Fwd touch to fast forward. • Next Chap fast-forwards the video by chapter; each touch forwards by one chapter. 6. Sound volume is increased or decreased by touching up arrow or down arrow on the Touch Panel.


7. To activate the DVD menu, touch DVD Menu, the menu on the disc will display on the projection screen. a. Touch the arrow buttons to move around the menu (up, down, left, right). b. Touch OK to select a highlighted feature. c. Touch Return to DVD Controls to return to the DVD Controls menu. 8. Remove the DVD by pressing Open/Close on the DVD player. 9. When you are finished: a. Touch Main Menu, then touch System Shutdown to end your session. The Shutdown Warning displays. b. Touch Yes to end your session or touch Cancel if you’ve started the shutdown process by mistake. Note: You cannot turn the projection system back on for 3 minutes after shutdown. c. Please return the portable Touch Panel to its charging station next to the telephone.

Notes: It is important that everything is turned off to protect the integrity of the security system and extend the life of the electronic equipment. You must remove your media from the equipment in the racks BEFORE you turn off the system power.


Projection From The VCR

1. Follow steps 1-3 in the section Using The Touch Panel. 2. Touch VCR on the menu. The VHS Deck Controls menu displays. 3. Load the video into the VCR; it begins to play automatically, if the cassette’s tab is broken. 4. Several buttons on the menu help you control the viewing of your movie. • Rew reverses the video. • If you want a medium blue blank image projected onto the screen during reverse play, touch Stop, then Rew. • If you want to scan the video in fast reverse and have it display on the screen, touch Rew while the video is in Play mode. • Play begins video play. • Pause pauses the video leaving the image on the screen. • Stop stops the video and projects a medium blue blank image on the screen. • Ffwd performs a fast-forward scan of the video. • If you want a medium blue blank image projected onto the screen during forward scan, touch Stop, then Ffwd (you can monitor progress with the time indicator on the VCR). • If you want to scan the video in fast forward and have it display on the screen, touch Ffwd while the video is in Play mode.


5. Sound volume is increased or decreased by touching up arrow or down arrow, on the Touch Panel. 6. Remove the video by pressing Eject on the VCR. 7. When you are finished: a. Touch Main Menu, then touch System Shutdown to end your session. The Shutdown Warning displays. b. Touch Yes to end your session or touch Cancel if you’ve started the shutdown process by mistake. Note: You cannot turn the projection system back on for 3 minutes after shutdown. c. Please return the portable Touch Panel to its charging station next to the telephone.

Notes: It is important that everything is turned off to protect the integrity of the security system and extend the life of the electronic equipment. You must remove your media from the equipment in the racks BEFORE you turn off the system power.


Playing A CD

1. Follow steps 1-3 in the section Using The Touch Panel. 2. Touch DVD on the menu. The CD Controls menu displays. 3. Press Open/Close on the DVD player and load the CD into the player. 4. Press Open/Close on the DVD player again to close it. 5. Several buttons on the CD Controls menu help you control the play of the CD. • Prev Trk begins play at the beginning of the previous track. • Play begins play. • Stop stops the DVD player. The CD will restart from the point where you stopped. To cancel the resume feature, touch Stop again. • Pause pauses the CD. • Next Trk begins play at the beginning of the next track. 6. Sound volume is increased or decreased by touching up arrow or down arrow on the Touch Panel. 7. Remove the CD by pressing Open/Close on the DVD player.


8. When you are finished: a. Touch Main Menu, then touch System Shutdown to end your session. The Shutdown Warning displays. b. Touch Yes to end your session or touch Cancel if you’ve started the shutdown process by mistake. Note: You cannot turn the projection system back on for 3 minutes after shutdown. c. Please return the portable Touch Panel to its charging station next to the telephone.

Notes: It is important that everything is turned off to protect the integrity of the security system and extend the life of the electronic equipment. You must remove your media from the equipment in the racks BEFORE you turn off the system power.


Projection From Auxiliary Equipment

A special set of input receptacles is located in the equipment rack. Use them to connect other audio/visual sources such as U-Matic, Beta or multi-standard type VCRs such as PAL or SECAM compatibles. The projectors are compatible with all current video standards. 1. Connect your equipment using special audio and video interconnection cables (contact Media Services) to a special set of receptacles located in the equipment rack. 2. Refer to the device manual for set-up and operating instructions. 3. Follow steps 1-3 in the section Using The Touch Panel. 4. Touch Aux Inputs to use an auxiliary video source. A pop-up menu with several options displays. You may choose from the following: • Aux Computer - To use this option, connect your computer to the inputs in the equipment rack labeled Portable Computer. The Auto Pixel Adjustment button on this screen helps you adjust the display if it doesn’t look quite right. • Aux Video - To use this option, connect your video equipment to the inputs in the equipment rack labeled Video. • Aux S-video - To use this option, connect your video equipment to the inputs in the equipment rack labeled S-Video. 5. Sound volume is increased or decreased by touching up arrow or down arrow on the Touch Panel. 6. When you are finished: a. Touch Main Menu, then touch System Shutdown to end your session. The Shutdown Warning displays.


b. Touch Yes to end your session or touch Cancel if you’ve started the shutdown process by mistake. Note: You cannot turn the projection system back on for 3 minutes after shutdown. c. Please return the portable Touch Panel to its charging station next to the telephone.

Notes: It is important that everything is turned off to protect the integrity of the security system and extend the life of the electronic equipment. You must remove your media from the equipment in the racks BEFORE you turn off the system power.

Atwater Commons Dining Seminar Room (D102)

Location Of Equipment Atwater Commons Dining Seminar Room 102 is equipped with a projection system that accepts input from a laptop computer, a VCR, a DVD player, an auxiliary computer and video equipment and projects the output onto the screen at the front of the room for display. You can also play CDs in the DVD player. All equipment is controlled by the Touch Panel system. The relevant equipment is located at:

Equipment Location

Touch Panel On the lectern

Projector Hanging from the ceiling

Projection screen In ceiling pocket at the front of the room

Computer network cable On the lectern

Computer interface cables On the lectern

VCR In the lectern

DVD player In the lectern

Auxiliary equipment adaptors In the lectern

Using The Touch Panel

The control system for audio-visual equipment in this room is incorporated in the Touch Panel system. An overview of your interaction with the Touch Panel system is: 1. Touch the Touch Panel screen anywhere to activate it. Note that you should use a deliberate pressing motion when interacting with the controls rather than a light tap or a hard jab. 2. When the Atwater Commons Dining Seminar Room screen appears, touch the Touch Panel screen anywhere to access the main menu. 3. Touch the button for the equipment you want to use. The projection screen will descend and the projector powers on.


4. Control the equipment you want to use with the Touch Panel system, including room lights, projection screen, VCR, your laptop computer, DVD/CD player, and auxiliary computer and video equipment. From most control screens you can also: • Touch Screen Controls to lower or raise the projection screen. • Touch Lighting Controls to change the room lighting. • Touch up arrow or down arrow to increase or decrease the level of sound. • Touch Main Menu to return to the main menu to access the Shutdown procedure. 5. When you are finished: a. Touch Main Menu, then touch System Shutdown to end your session. The Shutdown Warning displays. b. Touch Yes to end your session or touch Cancel if you’ve started the shutdown process by mistake. Note: You cannot turn the projection system back on for 3 minutes after shutdown. c. Please return the portable Touch Panel to its charging station next to the telephone.

Notes: It is important that everything is turned off to protect the integrity of the security system and extend the life of the electronic equipment. You must remove your media from the equipment in the racks BEFORE you turn off the system power.


Screen Controls

1. On any screen, touch Screen Controls. 2. Touch up arrow or down arrow to raise or lower the screen.

Room Light Controls

1. On any screen, touch Lighting Controls to control the room lights. 2. Touch Full, Medium, Low, Video, or Off to achieve the desired lighting level.




Projection From The DVD Player

1. Follow steps 1-3 in the section Using The Touch Panel. 2. Touch DVD on the menu. The DVD Controls menu displays. 3. Press Open/Close on the DVD player and load the media into the player. 4. Press Open/Close on the DVD player again to close it. 5. Several buttons on the DVD Controls menu help you control the viewing of your video. • Prev Chap reverses the DVD by one chapter; each touch of the button reverses play by one chapter. • Scan Rev touch to play in reverse. • Play begins play. • Pause pauses the DVD leaving the image on the screen. • One touch of Stop stops the DVD and projects a medium blue blank image on the screen. The DVD will restart from the point where you stopped. To cancel the resume feature, touch Stop again. • Scan Fwd touch to fast forward. • Next Chap fast-forwards the video by chapter; each touch forwards by one chapter. 6. Sound volume is increased or decreased by touching up arrow or down arrow on the Touch Panel.


7. To activate the DVD menu, touch DVD Menu, the menu on the disc will display on the projection screen. a. Touch the arrow buttons to move around the menu (up, down, left, right). b. Touch OK to select a highlighted feature. c. Touch Return to DVD Controls to return to the DVD Controls menu. 8. Remove the DVD by pressing Open/Close on the DVD player. 9. When you are finished: a. Touch Main Menu, then touch System Shutdown to end your session. The Shutdown Warning displays. b. Touch Yes to end your session or touch Cancel if you’ve started the shutdown process by mistake. Note: You cannot turn the projection system back on for 3 minutes after shutdown. c. Please return the portable Touch Panel to its charging station next to the telephone.

Notes: It is important that everything is turned off to protect the integrity of the security system and extend the life of the electronic equipment. You must remove your media from the equipment in the racks BEFORE you turn off the system power.


Projection From The VCR

1. Follow steps 1-3 in the section Using The Touch Panel. 2. Touch VCR on the menu. The VHS Deck Controls menu displays. 3. Load the video into the VCR; it begins to play automatically, if the cassette’s tab is broken. 4. Several buttons on the menu help you control the viewing of your movie. • Rew reverses the video. • If you want a medium blue blank image projected onto the screen during reverse play, touch Stop, then Rew. • If you want to scan the video in fast reverse and have it display on the screen, touch Rew while the video is in Play mode. • Play begins video play. • Pause pauses the video leaving the image on the screen. • Stop stops the video and projects a medium blue blank image on the screen. • Ffwd performs a fast-forward scan of the video. • If you want a medium blue blank image projected onto the screen during forward scan, touch Stop, then Ffwd (you can monitor progress with the time indicator on the VCR). • If you want to scan the video in fast forward and have it display on the screen, touch Ffwd while the video is in Play mode.


5. Sound volume is increased or decreased by touching up arrow or down arrow, on the Touch Panel. 6. Remove the video by pressing Eject on the VCR. 7. When you are finished: a. Touch Main Menu, then touch System Shutdown to end your session. The Shutdown Warning displays. b. Touch Yes to end your session or touch Cancel if you’ve started the shutdown process by mistake. Note: You cannot turn the projection system back on for 3 minutes after shutdown. c. Please return the portable Touch Panel to its charging station next to the telephone.

Notes: It is important that everything is turned off to protect the integrity of the security system and extend the life of the electronic equipment. You must remove your media from the equipment in the racks BEFORE you turn off the system power.


Playing A CD

1. Follow steps 1-3 in the section Using The Touch Panel. 2. Touch DVD on the menu. The CD Controls menu displays. 3. Press Open/Close on the DVD player and load the CD into the player. 4. Press Open/Close on the DVD player again to close it. 5. Several buttons on the CD Controls menu help you control the play of the CD. • Prev Trk begins play at the beginning of the previous track. • Play begins play. • Stop stops the DVD player. The CD will restart from the point where you stopped. To cancel the resume feature, touch Stop again. • Pause pauses the CD. • Next Trk begins play at the beginning of the next track. 6. Sound volume is increased or decreased by touching up arrow or down arrow on the Touch Panel. 7. Remove the CD by pressing Open/Close on the DVD player.


8. When you are finished: a. Touch Main Menu, then touch System Shutdown to end your session. The Shutdown Warning displays. b. Touch Yes to end your session or touch Cancel if you’ve started the shutdown process by mistake. Note: You cannot turn the projection system back on for 3 minutes after shutdown. c. Please return the portable Touch Panel to its charging station next to the telephone.

Notes: It is important that everything is turned off to protect the integrity of the security system and extend the life of the electronic equipment. You must remove your media from the equipment in the racks BEFORE you turn off the system power.


Projection From Auxiliary Equipment

A special set of input receptacles is located in the equipment rack. Use them to connect other audio/visual sources such as U-Matic, Beta or multi-standard type VCRs such as PAL or SECAM compatibles. The projectors are compatible with all current video standards. 1. Connect your equipment using special audio and video interconnection cables (contact Media Services) to a special set of receptacles located in the equipment rack. 2. Refer to the device manual for set-up and operating instructions. 3. Follow steps 1-3 in the section Using The Touch Panel. 4. Touch Aux Inputs to use an auxiliary video source. A pop-up menu with several options displays. You may choose from the following: • Aux Computer - To use this option, connect your computer to the inputs in the equipment rack labeled Portable Computer. The Auto Pixel Adjustment button on this screen helps you adjust the display if it doesn’t look quite right. • Aux Video - To use this option, connect your video equipment to the inputs in the equipment rack labeled Video. • Aux S-video - To use this option, connect your video equipment to the inputs in the equipment rack labeled S-Video. 5. Sound volume is increased or decreased by touching up arrow or down arrow on the Touch Panel. 6. When you are finished: a. Touch Main Menu, then touch System Shutdown to end your session. The Shutdown Warning displays.


b. Touch Yes to end your session or touch Cancel if you’ve started the shutdown process by mistake. Note: You cannot turn the projection system back on for 3 minutes after shutdown. c. Please return the portable Touch Panel to its charging station next to the telephone.

Notes: It is important that everything is turned off to protect the integrity of the security system and extend the life of the electronic equipment. You must remove your media from the equipment in the racks BEFORE you turn off the system power.

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