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[[Mbh216|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 216]]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
== McCardell Bicentennial Hall 219  ==
 
 
 
'''Using Media Equipment'''
 
 
 
You can project from the desktop computer, laptop, and watch DVDs, VHS and BluRay discs. You can also hook up of media equipment like a laser disk player or camera etc. <br>Press the screen of the touch panel firmly until it lights up, touch again firmly where indicated to go to the home screen. There is a 60 second delay to allow the projector to warm up. During the warm up time the projector cannot be used. <br>
 
  
<br>'''Lights'''<br>You can control the lights from the touch panel, on and off and there are three settings: full, note taking and video. <br>
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[[mbh219|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 219]]
  
<br>'''Projecting from the Desktop computer'''<br>• On the main page of the touch panel, touch Installed Comp. <br>• Press Show on the Projector; this will lower the screen and project your image. <br>• You can use a flash drive with your information. The USB port is on the right side of the podium with a white cover labeled USB JACK or also on the left side of the monitor.<br>
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[[mbh220|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 220]]
  
<br>'''Projecting from a Laptop '''<br>• Connect the VGA cable to the port on your laptop<br>• One the Main page of the touch panel, push Laptop<br>• Turn your computer on<br>• Press Show on the Projector; this will lower the screen and project your image. <br>• Ideal resolution for this projector is 1280 x 800
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[[Mbh235|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 235]]
  
'''Document Camera'''<br>The icon is here for the document camera but the device is not currently available in this room.
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[[Mbh303|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 303]]
  
'''Playing BluRay '''<br>• On the Main page of the touch panel, touch BluRay DVD<br>• Power on the BluRay player and insert your disc. <br>• You can control the BluRay player from the touch panel including play, pause, and previous chapter, scan reverse, stop/eject, rewind, scan forward, next chapter, and DVD Menu. Use the arrow buttons to navigate menus. <br>• Press Show on the Projector; this will lower the screen and project your image.
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[[Using_the_media_equipment_in_MBH305|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 305]]
  
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[[mbh309|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 309]]
  
'''Playing a VHS and DVD'''<br>• On the main page of the touch panel, touch DVD/VCR Combo <br>• On this screen you will need to select your source, DVD or VCR<br>• Power on the combo player select VCR or DVD and insert your tape or disc. <br>• You can control the DVD/VHS player from the touch panel including play, stop, scan reverse, scan forward, and pause. Use the arrow buttons to navigate menus. <br>• Press Show on the Projector; this will lower the screen and project your image.
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[[Mbh311|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 311]]
  
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[[mbh317|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 317]]
  
'''AUX Sources'''
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[[mbh319|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 319]]
  
This is where you can connect an extra piece of equipment such as a VCR or DVD player, camera, etc.
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[[MBH_330|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 330]]
  
<br>'''Blanking the Screen'''
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[[mbh331|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 331]]
  
If you want to blank the screen again, press Blank the Projector, you have to press this very firmly, you will hear a beep and the button must turn gray with red lettering. If you are switching between sources, ie. Computer and DVD, the screen will stay on the first source until you push the Show on the Projector button, then it will switch to the new source.
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[[mbh338|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 338]]
  
'''Please remember to shut all equipment off. Touch the red Shut System Down button on the touch panel, and touch red System Off.'''
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[[mbh403|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 403]]
  
'''For troubleshooting tips go to go/troubleshoot.<br>'''<br>
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[[mbh405|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 405]]
  
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[[mbh411|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 411]]
  
== McCardell Bicentennial Hall 220  ==
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[[mbh417|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 417]]
  
'''Using the Media Equipment'''<br>
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[[Mbh430|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 430]]
  
You can project from the desktop computer, laptop, document camera, and watch DVDs, VHS and BluRay discs. You can also hook up extra pieces of media equipment like a laser disk player or camera etc. <br>Press the screen of the touch panel firmly until it lights up, touch again firmly where indicated to go to the home screen. There is a 60 second delay to allow the projector to warm up. During this warm up time, the projector cannot be used. <br>
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[[mbh438|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 438]]
  
'''Lights'''<br>You can control the lights from the touch panel, on and off and there are three settings: full, note taking, and video. <br>Screen Control<br>Press the Screen Control button then you can choose if you want to project the image in a Wide screen, 16:9 format or in Normal screen, 4:3. <br>
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[[Mbh464|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 464]]
  
'''Projecting from the Desktop computer'''<br>• On the main page of the touch panel, touch Installed Comp. <br>• Press Show on the Projector; this will lower the screen and project your image. <br>• You can use a flash drive with your information. The USB port is on the right side of the podium with a white cover labeled USB JACK or also on the left side of the monitor.<br>
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[[mbh467|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 467]]
  
'''Projecting from a Laptop '''<br>• Connect the VGA cable to the port on your laptop<br>• One the Main page of the touch panel, push Laptop<br>• Press Show on the Projector; this will lower the screen and project your image. <br>• Turn your computer on.<br>• Ideal resolution for this projector is 1280 x 800
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[[mbh505|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 505]]
  
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[[Mbh530|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 530]]
  
'''Document Camera'''
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[[Mbh538|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 538]]
  
• On the Main page of the touch panel, touch Doc Cam, this will turn on the projector and lower the middle screen. <br>• Turn on the Document Camera. You can pan, zoom, and move the zoomed image left, right, up, and down. <br>• Press Show on the Projector; this will lower the screen and project your image.
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[[Mbh632|McCardell Bicentennial Hall 632]]
  
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'''Playing BluRay '''<br>• On the Main page of the touch panel, touch BluRay DVD, this will turn on the projector and lower the middle screen.<br>• Power on the BluRay player and insert a disc. <br>• You can control the BluRay player from the touch panel including play, pause, and previous chapter, scan reverse, stop/eject, rewind, scan forward, next chapter, and DVD Menu. Use the arrow buttons to navigate menus. <br>• Press Show on the Projector; this will lower the screen and project your image.
 
 
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'''Playing a VHS'''<br>• On the main page of the touch panel, touch DVD/VCR Combo <br>• On this screen you will need to select your source, DVD or VCR<br>• Power on the combo player, select VCR&nbsp;or DVD and insert your tape or disc.<br>• You can control the DVD/VHS player from the touch panel including play, stop, scan reverse, scan forward, and pause. Use the arrow buttons to navigate menus. <br>• Press Show on the Projector; this will lower the screen and project your image.
 
 
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'''AUX Sources'''
 
 
This is where you can connect an extra piece of equipment such as a VCR or DVD player, camera, etc.
 
 
<br>
 
 
'''Blanking the Screen'''
 
 
If you want to blank the screen again, press Blank the Projector, you have to press this very firmly, you will hear a beep and the button must turn gray with red lettering. If you are switching between sources, ie. Computer and DVD, the screen will stay on the first source until you push the Show on the Projector button, then it will switch to the new source.
 
 
'''Please remember to shut all equipment off. Touch the red Shut System Down button on the touch panel, and touch red System Off. <br>'''<br>
 
 
'''For troubleshooting tips go to go/troubleshoot'''
 
 
== McCardell Bicentennial Hall 303  ==
 
 
In this classroom you can play a VHS and DVD, and project from a laptop.
 
 
More documentation for this classroom will be coming soon.&nbsp;
 
 
'''Please turn the system off when you are finished. '''
 
 
'''For troubleshooting tips go to go/troubleshoot.'''
 
 
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== McCardell Bicentennial Hall 305  ==
 
Please see [[Using the media equipment in MBH305]]
 
 
 
 
== McCardell Bicentennial Hall 309<br>  ==
 
 
'''Using the Media Equipment'''
 
 
'''Turn on System'''
 
 
Push the “Proj On” Button; this will turn on the projector and lower the screen.
 
 
There is also a white button pad on the wall above the rack that will control the screen, up and down. <br>You can adjust the volume with the turn dial. <br>There is a grey light switch on the wall above the rack. It turns the lights off directly in front of the projector and screen for better visibility. <br>
 
 
'''Watch a DVD or VHS'''<br>
 
 
Push the “DVD/VCR” button on the button panel. Then use the remote (in the top drawer of the rack) to choose DVD or VCR. You will need to control the device (play, stop, rewind, etc) from the device or from the remote.<br>
 
 
'''Project from a Laptop'''
 
 
Push the “Laptop” button, plug the VGA cable into your computer then turn the computer on. <br>
 
 
If you are projecting from a Mac, you will need the VGA adapter (dongle) in order to project. <br>
 
 
'''When you are finished please turn the system off to conserve energy.<br>'''
 
 
'''For troubleshooting tips go to go/troubleshoot'''
 
 
== McCardell Bicentennial Hall 311  ==
 
 
'''Using the Media Equipment '''
 
 
More documentation for this classroom is coming soon.
 
 
'''Please remember to turn the system off when you are finished.'''
 
 
'''For troubleshooting tips go to go/troubleshoot'''
 
 
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== McCardell Bicentennial Hall 317  ==
 
 
More documentation for this classroom is coming soon.
 
 
'''Please remember to shut the system off when you are finished. '''
 
 
'''For troubleshooting tips go to go/troubleshoot. '''
 
 
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== McCardell Bicentennial Hall 319<br>  ==
 
 
More documentation for this classroom will be coming soon.
 
 
'''Please remember to turn the system off when you are finished.'''
 
 
'''For troubleshooting tips go to go/troubleshoot'''.
 
 
== McCardell Bicentennial Hall 331  ==
 
 
'''Using Media Equipment'''<br>
 
 
In this room you can project from a laptop and watch a DVD&nbsp;and VH<br>
 
 
<br>
 
 
'''Turning on Equipment'''
 
 
You will need to pull the screen down on the opposite wall. Push the “Proj. On” button to turn on the projector.<br>
 
 
<br>
 
 
'''Watching a DVD or VHS'''<br>
 
 
1. Select the DVD/VCR button on the button panel<br>2. You will need to push the power button on the device, first button on the left. You can also do this with the remote.<br>3. On the DVD/VCR player screen there will be an icon indicating which setting it is on, DVD or VCR. If it is not on the correct setting, push the DVD/VCR button. It is the first on the right, next to the Audio/Video inputs. You can also do this from the remote.<br>'''PLEASE NOTE!!! '''Do not push the DVD door closed. Doing this strips the gears and eventually breaks the device. Use the Open/Close button.<br>4. You can control the room volume from the button panel with the volume dial. <br>
 
 
<br>
 
 
'''Projecting from a Laptop'''
 
 
1. Select Laptop button <br>2. Connect VGA 15 Pin cable to the VGA input on your computer and plug the 3.5 Audio cable into the headphone jack.<br>3. Turn your computer on. You should have projection, if you do not have projection or the image is cropped, see the Trouble Shooting Tips section of this document. <br>'''IF YOU ARE PROJECTING FROM A MAC!''' You will need the designated VGA adapter/dongle for your model Mac.<br>
 
 
<br>
 
 
'''Please remember to turn off the system when you are finished. '''
 
 
'''For troubleshooting tips go to go.troubleshoot'''.
 
 
== McCardell Bicentennial Hall 338  ==
 
 
In this classroom you can watch a DVD, VHS, and 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 the screen from the touch panel. <br> <br>'''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.
 
 
<br>'''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 during a presentation, and Lights Off are used for showing a film. <br>'''Front Lights '''– These are in front of the chalkboard/screen, it might improve the projected image while keeping the room comfortably lit. Press the button to turn off and again to turn on.<br>'''Side Lights''' – These lights are in front of the screen, it will improve the projected image. Press the button to turn off and again to turn on. <br>'''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. <br>'''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>'''Screen '''- The screen can be controlled with the Screen Up and Screen Down buttons.<br>'''Audio Mute''' – This is a button available on each source screen. It will mute the sound. <br>The volume can be adjusted with the dial under the touch panel screen.
 
 
<br>
 
 
'''Projecting from a Laptop'''<br>'''VGA'''<br>• Press the laptop icon on the top of the touch panel screen <br>• Connect the VGA cable to your laptop<br>• Turn your computer on. You should have projection. If you do not have projection go to the Troubleshooting section of this document.
 
 
<br>
 
 
'''HDMI'''<br>• Press the HDMI icon at the top of the touch panel<br>• Connect the HDMI cable to your laptop<br>• Turn your computer on. You should have projection. If you do not have projection go to the Troubleshooting section of this document
 
 
<br>
 
 
'''Watching a Video'''<br>'''VHS'''<br>• Press the VCR icon at the top of the touch panel screen<br>• Insert your tape and press play<br>• You can control the VCR from the touch panel. It will play, stop, rewind, fast forward, pause, and eject
 
 
<br>'''DVD'''<br>• Press the DVD icon at the top of the touch panel screen<br>• Insert your disk and press play<br>• You can control the DVD player from the touch panel. It will play, stop, fast forward, rewind, skip forward, skip back, pause, and eject. You can also use the arrows on the right side of the screen to navigate the menu options, go to the Main Menu, Title page, and use Enter to make a selection.
 
 
<br>'''Blu-ray '''<br>• Press the Blu-ray icon at the top of the touch panel screen <br>• Insert your disk and press play<br>• 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.
 
 
<br>'''AUX'''<br>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>'''Turning System Off'''<br>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.
 
 
'''For troubleshooting tips go to go/troubleshoot'''.
 
 
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== McCardell Bicentennial Hall 403  ==
 
 
In this room you can project from a laptop and watch DVD and VHS videos.
 
 
More documentation for this classroom will be coming soon.
 
 
'''Please remember to turn the system off when you are finished.'''
 
 
'''For troubleshooting tips go to go/troubleshoot.'''
 
 
<br>
 
 
<br>
 
 
== McCardell Bicentennial Hall 405<br>  ==
 
 
'''Using the Media Equipment'''
 
 
'''Turn on System'''
 
 
Push the “Proj On” Button; this will turn on the projector and lower the screen. There is also a white button pad on the wall above the rack that will control the screen, up and down. <br>You can adjust the volume with the turn dial. <br>There is a grey light switch on the wall above the rack. It turns the lights off directly in front of the projector and screen for better visibility. <br>
 
 
'''Watch a DVD or VHS'''
 
 
Push the “DVD/VCR” button on the button panel. Then use the remote (in the top drawer of the rack) to choose DVD or VCR. You will need to control the device (play, stop, rewind, etc) from the device or from the remote.<br>
 
 
'''Project from a Laptop'''
 
 
Push the “Laptop” button, plug the VGA cable into your computer then turn the computer on. <br>
 
 
If you are projecting from a Mac, you will need the VGA adapter (dongle) in order to project. <br>
 
 
'''When you are finished please turn the system off to conserve energy.<br>For troubleshooting tips go to go/troubleshoot.'''
 
 
<br>
 
 
== McCardell Bicentennial Hall 411  ==
 
 
More documentation for this classroom will be coming soon.
 
 
'''Please remember to turn the system off when you are finished.'''
 
 
'''For troubleshooting tips go to go/troubleshoot'''.<br>
 
 
<br>
 
 
== McCardell Bicentennial Hall 417  ==
 
 
More documentation for this classroom will be coming soon.
 
 
'''Please remember to turn the system off when you are finished.'''
 
 
'''For troubleshooting tips go to go/troubleshoot.'''
 
 
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= '''McCardell Bicentennial Hall 430'''  =
 
 
'''Using the Media Equipment ''''''<br>'''
 
 
&nbsp;In this room you can project from a laptop and watch a DVD&nbsp;and VHS&nbsp;Video.
 
 
'''Turning on Equipment'''
 
 
You will need to pull the screen down on the opposite wall. Push the “Proj. On” button to turn on the projector. <br>
 
 
<br>
 
 
'''Watching a DVD or VHS'''
 
 
1. Select the DVD/VCR button on the button panel<br>2. You will need to push the power button on the device, first button on the left. You can also do this with the remote.<br>3. On the DVD/VCR player screen there will be an icon indicating which setting it is on, DVD or VCR. If it is not on the correct setting, push the DVD/VCR button. It is the first on the right, next to the Audio/Video inputs. You can also do this from the remote.<br>'''PLEASE NOTE!!! '''Do not push the DVD door closed. Doing this strips the gears and eventually breaks the device. Use the Open/Close button.<br>4. You can control the room volume from the button panel with the volume dial.
 
 
<br>
 
 
'''Projecting from a Laptop'''<br>
 
 
1. Select Laptop button <br>2. Connect VGA 15 Pin cable to the VGA input on your computer and plug the 3.5 Audio cable into the headphone jack.<br>3. Turn your computer on. You should have projection, if you do not have projection or the image is cropped, see the Trouble Shooting Tips section of this document. <br>'''IF YOU ARE PROJECTING FROM A MAC! ''' You will need the designated VGA adapter/dongle for your model Mac.
 
 
<br>
 
 
'''Please remember to turn the system off when you are finished.'''
 
 
'''For troubleshooting tips go to go/troubleshoot'''.<br>
 
 
= McCardell Bicentennial Hall 438  =
 
 
In this classroom you can watch a DVD, VHS, and 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 the screen from the touch panel. <br>
 
 
<br>
 
 
'''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.<br>'''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 during a presentation, and Lights Off are used for showing a film. <br>'''Front Lights''' – These are in front of the chalkboard/screen, it might improve the projected image while keeping the room comfortably lit. Press the button to turn off and again to turn on.<br>'''Side Lights''' – These lights are in front of the screen, it will improve the projected image. Press the button to turn off and again to turn on. <br>'''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. <br>'''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>'''Screen''' - The screen can be controlled with the Screen Up and Screen Down buttons.<br>'''Audio Mute''' – This is a button available on each source screen. It will mute the sound. <br>The volume can be adjusted with the dial under the touch panel screen.
 
 
<br>
 
 
'''Projecting from a Laptop'''<br>'''VGA'''<br>• Press the laptop icon on the top of the touch panel screen <br>• Connect the VGA cable to your laptop<br>• Turn your computer on. You should have projection. If you do not have projection go to the Troubleshooting section of this document.
 
 
'''HDMI'''<br>• Press the HDMI icon at the top of the touch panel<br>• Connect the HDMI cable to your laptop<br>• Turn your computer on. You should have projection. If you do not have projection go to the Troubleshooting section of this document
 
 
<br>
 
 
'''Watching a Video'''<br>'''VHS'''<br>• Press the VCR icon at the top of the touch panel screen<br>• Insert your tape and press play<br>• You can control the VCR from the touch panel. It will play, stop, rewind, fast forward, pause, and eject<br>'''DVD'''<br>• Press the DVD icon at the top of the touch panel screen<br>• Insert your disk and press play<br>• You can control the DVD player from the touch panel. It will play, stop, fast forward, rewind, skip forward, skip back, pause, and eject. You can also use the arrows on the right side of the screen to navigate the menu options, go to the Main Menu, Title page, and use Enter to make a selection. <br>'''Blu-ray '''<br>• Press the Blu-ray icon at the top of the touch panel screen <br>• Insert your disk and press play<br>• 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
 
 
<br>'''AUX'''<br>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>'''Turning System Off'''<br>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.
 
 
'''For troubleshooting tips, go to go/troubleshoot.'''
 
 
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= McCardell Bicentennial Hall 467  =
 
 
This location has a smart board. The smart board can be used as a regular projection screen. To take advantage of the smart capabilities of the board, please read these instructions:&nbsp;[[StarBoard Smartboard|StarBoard_Smartboard]].
 
 
More Documentation for this classroom will be coming soon.
 
 
'''Please remember to turn the system off when you are finished.'''
 
 
'''For troubleshooting tips go to go/troubleshoot.'''<br>
 
 
= McCardell Bicentennial Hall 505  =
 
 
More documentation for this classroom will be coming soon.
 
 
'''Please remember to turn the system off when you are finished.'''
 
 
'''For troubleshooting tips go to go/troubleshoot.'''
 
 
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This room is slightly different and much simpler than other Smart Classrooms you may have been in with the touch screen control panel. In here there is a rack with the media equipment on it which includes an amplifier and a DVD/VCR combo unit. There is also a drawer with the DVD/VCR remote in it. On top of the rack is a button panel to control the projector.
 
 
<br>
 
 
'''Turning on Equipment'''
 
 
You will need to pull the screen down on the opposite wall. Push the “Proj. On” button to turn on the projector. <br>
 
 
<br>
 
 
'''Watching a DVD or VHS'''<br>
 
 
1. Select the DVD/VCR button on the button panel<br>2. You will need to push the power button on the device, first button on the left. You can also do this with the remote.<br>3. On the DVD/VCR player screen there will be an icon indicating which setting it is on, DVD or VCR. If it is not on the correct setting, push the DVD/VCR button. It is the first on the right, next to the Audio/Video inputs. You can also do this from the remote.<br>'''PLEASE NOTE!!!''' Do not push the DVD door closed. Doing this strips the gears and eventually breaks the device. Use the Open/Close button.<br>4. You can control the room volume from the button panel with the volume dial. <br>
 
 
<br>
 
 
'''Projecting from a Laptop'''
 
 
1. Select Laptop button <br>2. Connect VGA 15 Pin cable to the VGA input on your computer and plug the 3.5 Audio cable into the headphone jack.<br>3. Turn your computer on. You should have projection, if you do not have projection or the image is cropped, see the Trouble Shooting Tips section of this document. <br>'''IF YOU ARE PROJECTING FROM A MAC'''! You will need the designated VGA adapter/dongle for your model Mac.<br>
 
 
<span style="font-weight: bold;">Please remember to turn the system off when you are finished. </span>
 
 
<span style="font-weight: bold;">For more troubleshooting tips go to go/troubleshoot.</span><br>
 
 
= McCardell Bicentennial Hall 538  =
 
 
In this classroom you can watch a DVD, VHS, and 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 the screen from the touch panel.
 
 
<br>
 
 
'''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.<br>'''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 during a presentation, and Lights Off are used for showing a film. <br>'''Front Lights''' – These are in front of the chalkboard/screen, it might improve the projected image while keeping the room comfortably lit. Press the button to turn off and again to turn on.<br>'''Side Lights''' – These lights are in front of the screen, it will improve the projected image. Press the button to turn off and again to turn on. <br>'''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. <br>'''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>'''Screen''' - The screen can be controlled with the Screen Up and Screen Down buttons.<br>'''Audio Mute''' – This is a button available on each source screen. It will mute the sound. <br>The volume can be adjusted with the dial under the touch panel screen.
 
 
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'''Projecting from a Laptop<br>VGA'''<br>• Press the laptop icon on the top of the touch panel screen <br>• Connect the VGA cable to your laptop<br>• Turn your computer on. You should have projection. If you do not have projection go to the Troubleshooting section of this document.
 
 
'''HDMI'''<br>• Press the HDMI icon at the top of the touch panel<br>• Connect the HDMI cable to your laptop<br>• Turn your computer on. You should have projection. If you do not have projection go to the Troubleshooting section of this document<br>
 
 
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'''Watching a Video<br>VHS'''<br>• Press the VCR icon at the top of the touch panel screen<br>• Insert your tape and press play<br>• You can control the VCR from the touch panel. It will play, stop, rewind, fast forward, pause, and eject<br>'''DVD'''<br>• Press the DVD icon at the top of the touch panel screen<br>• Insert your disk and press play<br>• You can control the DVD player from the touch panel. It will play, stop, fast forward, rewind, skip forward, skip back, pause, and eject. You can also use the arrows on the right side of the screen to navigate the menu options, go to the Main Menu, Title page, and use Enter to make a selection. <br>'''Blu-ray '''<br>• Press the Blu-ray icon at the top of the touch panel screen <br>• Insert your disk and press play<br>• 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
 
 
<br>'''AUX'''<br>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>'''Turning System Off'''<br>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.
 
 
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'''Please remember to turn the system off when you are finished.'''
 
 
'''For troubleshooting tips go to go/troubleshoot'''.
 
 
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'''Please remember to turn the system off when you are finished. '''
 
 
'''For troubleshooting tips go to go/troubleshoot.'''
 
 
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