MBH 148 Classroom Instructions
In this space you can project from any device with a VGA or HDMI output such as a laptop, document camera, or tablet with the appropriate adapter. You can play DVDs from any region and Blu-rays from Region 1. There is also an Auxiliary Input that would allow you to project from any device with an RCA input such as a VCR or Laser Disc (you would need to loan these devices from the circulation desk). You will need to pull the screen down from the ceiling by the attached string.
Powering on the System – Touch the touchscreen where indicated to go to the main menu. This will turn on the system. The projector will turn on when you select a source, i.e. Laptop.
The screen is manual
You can blank the screen by pushing the Display Mute button on the side of the touch panel.
Volume - The large dial at the bottom of the touch panel will control the volume.
Help? – x2200 If you need help in your classroom right away push the Help button on the left side of the touch panel for the extension number to the Helpdesk. They will send someone right away to help. If it is not an emergency, send an email to the Helpdesk and they will create a ticket to the issue taken care of.
Projecting from VGA – Push the Laptop icon at the top left of the touch screen. Connect the VGA cable to your computer or other device, you should have projection. If you have a Mac you will need to provide the appropriate adapter (Dongle). If you do not have projection, go to the troubleshooting section of this document.
Projecting from HDMI – Push the HDMI icon on the top of the touch screen. Connect the HDMI cable to your computer or other device, you should have projection. If you have a Mac you will need the appropriate adapter (Dongle). If you do not have projection, go to the troubleshooting section of this document.
Playing a DVD or Blu-ray – Push the Blu-ray icon at the top of the touch screen. You might have to power on the Blu-ray player. Insert your disc and press play. You can control the Blu-ray player from the touchscreen.
Auxiliary Input – This input is for VCRs or Laser Disc players that you might bring into the classroom. There a few available at the circulation desk. You will need to bring the RCA cable as well. The inputs (red, yellow, white) are located at the top left of the rack.
Powering off the System – Push the System Off icon at the bottom of the touchscreen. It will ask you to confirm. All devices in the rack and the projector will turn off.
If you have any problems you can call the Helpdesk at x2200 or go to go/troubleshoot