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== FIC Hamlin Seminar 1 ==
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== Freeman Seminar 1, Room 220 ==
  
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In this classroom you can watch a DVD or use Blu-ray video. You can also project from a laptop using a VGA cable or an HDMI cable, control the lighting, volume, audio mute, aspect ratio, and you can raise and lower the screen.
  
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'''Turning System On'''<br>Touch the screen to begin; this will take you to the Main Menu. The selection for sources is at the top of the touch panel screen. The button along the sides of the screen will help control other aspects of the room and image. When you select a source it will turn the projector on and lower the screen.
  
In this room you can project from a laptop from a VGA or HDMI cable, play a DVD, VHS, and Blu-ray. You can control the screen, volume, audio mute, display mute, and freeze the image from the touchpanel.  
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'''Lights '''- You can control the lights in this room from the buttons on the left side of the panel, there are 3 lighting options, Lights On is full on, Lights Medium is for note taking, and Lights Low is used for showing a film, and Lights Off extinguishes all lights.
  
<br>'''Volume'''  
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'''Help''' - If you have problems at any time, you can press the Help? button, this will give you the number to the Helpdesk. A phone is available near to the podium.
  
The volume in the room can be controled with the dial under the touchpanel screen.  
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'''Aspect Ratio''' – This will change the projected image from regular 4:3 to a widescreen 16:9. Widescreen setting is recommended for high definition computers and Blu-ray videos. To change it back, press the button again.
  
<br>'''Need Help?'''  
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'''Screen''' - The screen can be raised or lowered by two buttons in the left bottom corner of the touch panel. The buttons, under the heading Room Control, are labeled Screen Up and Screen Down.
  
Press the Help? button on the left of the screen. This willl give you the extension for the Helpdesk. They will contact Media Services and send someone to help.  
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'''Audio Mute''' – This is a button available on each source screen. It will mute the sound. The volume can be adjusted with the dial under the touch panel screen.
  
<br>'''Display Mute'''  
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'''Projecting from VGA''' - Press the laptop icon on the top of the touch panel screen. Connect the VGA cable to your laptop. Turn your computer on. You should have projection. If you do not have projection go to the Troubleshooting section of this document.
  
This will blank the screen if you do not want it on for a period of time. To unmute press the Display Mute button again.  
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'''Projecting from HDMI''' - Press the HDMI icon at the top of the touch panel. Connect the HDMI cable to your laptop. Turn your computer on. You should have projection. If you do not have projection go to the Troubleshooting section of this document.
  
<br>'''Freeze'''  
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'''Watching a Blu-ray or DVD ''' - Press the Blu-ray icon at the top of the touch panel screen. Insert your disk and press play. You can control the Blu-ray player from the touch panel. It will play, stop, fast forward, rewind, skip forward, skip back, pause, and eject.
  
This will freeze a video image similar to pausing, there is a 1 or 2 second delay before it freezes. To unfreeze press the Display mute button and then press it again and the image will be unfrozen.  
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'''Composite Video''' - This connection is on the rack with the red, white, and yellow jacks, this is for other devices you might need such as an additional VCR, Laser Disc player, etc.
  
<br>'''Starting the System'''  
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'''Turning System Off''' - On the bottom right of all the touch panel screens is the red Power System Off button. Press this; a confirmation screen will pop up. Press the green Yes button to confirm you want to turn the system off. All devices in the rack will turn off, the projector will turn off and the screen will go up when you press this button.
  
Touch the touchpanel screen, the screen will light up. Touch the touchpanel screen again where indicated to go to the Main Menu. The projector will turn on and the screen will come down. There will be about a 30 second delay while the system warms up.  
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'''Please remember to turn the system off when you are finished.'''
  
<br>'''Select Your Source'''
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'''For troubleshooting tips go to [[Projecting_from_your_Laptop_Computer#What_to_do_if_Your_Computer_doesn.27t_project|go/troubleshoot]]'''.
 
 
'''Projecting from a Laptop'''
 
 
 
*Press the Laptop icon at the top of the touchpanel screen
 
*Connect the VGA or HDMI cable to your computer
 
*Power on your computer. You should have projection. If you do not, go to go/troubleshoot for troubleshooting tips on projecting from a laptop.
 
*IF YOU HAVE A MAC, you will need the appropriate dongle/adapter to connect your computer to the VGA or HDMI cable
 
 
 
<br>'''Watching a DVD'''
 
 
 
*Press the DVD icon at the top of the touchpanel screen
 
*Power on the combo player if needed
 
*Insert your disc and press play. You can control the DVD player from the touchpanel. You can play, pause, stop, skip forward, skip back, fast forward, rewind, eject and return to the DVD Main Menu.
 
 
 
<br>'''Watching a VHS'''
 
 
 
*Press the VCR icon at the top of the touchpanel screen
 
*Power on the combo player if needed
 
*Insert your video and press play. You can control the VCR from the touchpanel. You can play, pause, stop, fast forward, rewind, and eject.
 
 
 
<br>'''Watching a Blu-ray'''
 
 
 
*Press the Blu-ray icon at the top of the touchpanel screen
 
*Power on the Blu-ray player if needed
 
*Insert your disc and press play. You can control the Blu-ray player from the touchpanel. You can play, pause, stop, rewind, fast forward, skip forward, skip back, and eject. You can also go to the discs main menu.
 
 
 
<br>'''Please remember to turn the system off when you are finished'''  
 
 
 
*Press the red System Off button at the bottum of the touchpanel screen
 
*Press the green Power Down button to confirm.
 
 
 
<br>'''Have questions/Need Help?'''
 
 
 
Call the Helpdesk at x2200 <br> <br> <br> <br>
 
 
 
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Revision as of 20:33, 14 January 2014

Freeman Seminar 1, Room 220

In this classroom you can watch a DVD or use Blu-ray video. You can also project from a laptop using a VGA cable or an HDMI cable, control the lighting, volume, audio mute, aspect ratio, and you can raise and lower the screen.

Turning System On
Touch the screen to begin; this will take you to the Main Menu. The selection for sources is at the top of the touch panel screen. The button along the sides of the screen will help control other aspects of the room and image. When you select a source it will turn the projector on and lower the screen.

Lights - You can control the lights in this room from the buttons on the left side of the panel, there are 3 lighting options, Lights On is full on, Lights Medium is for note taking, and Lights Low is used for showing a film, and Lights Off extinguishes all lights.

Help - If you have problems at any time, you can press the Help? button, this will give you the number to the Helpdesk. A phone is available near to the podium.

Aspect Ratio – This will change the projected image from regular 4:3 to a widescreen 16:9. Widescreen setting is recommended for high definition computers and Blu-ray videos. To change it back, press the button again.

Screen - The screen can be raised or lowered by two buttons in the left bottom corner of the touch panel. The buttons, under the heading Room Control, are labeled Screen Up and Screen Down.

Audio Mute – This is a button available on each source screen. It will mute the sound. The volume can be adjusted with the dial under the touch panel screen.

Projecting from VGA - Press the laptop icon on the top of the touch panel screen. Connect the VGA cable to your laptop. Turn your computer on. You should have projection. If you do not have projection go to the Troubleshooting section of this document.

Projecting from HDMI - Press the HDMI icon at the top of the touch panel. Connect the HDMI cable to your laptop. Turn your computer on. You should have projection. If you do not have projection go to the Troubleshooting section of this document.

Watching a Blu-ray or DVD - Press the Blu-ray icon at the top of the touch panel screen. Insert your disk and press play. You can control the Blu-ray player from the touch panel. It will play, stop, fast forward, rewind, skip forward, skip back, pause, and eject.

Composite Video - This connection is on the rack with the red, white, and yellow jacks, this is for other devices you might need such as an additional VCR, Laser Disc player, etc.

Turning System Off - On the bottom right of all the touch panel screens is the red Power System Off button. Press this; a confirmation screen will pop up. Press the green Yes button to confirm you want to turn the system off. All devices in the rack will turn off, the projector will turn off and the screen will go up when you press this button.

Please remember to turn the system off when you are finished.

For troubleshooting tips go to go/troubleshoot.

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