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'''MBH 405 Classroom Instructions'''
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In this classroom you can project from your laptop with the VGA cable, watch a DVD and Blu-ray, and connect an external analog device such as a VCR or Laser Disc player.
  
'''Turning 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. You can adjust the volume with the turn dial. 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.
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'''Powering on the System''' - Press the power button. This will turn on the projector.
  
'''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>
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'''Screen''' - The screen is manual, you will need to pull it down yourself.
  
'''Project from a Laptop''' - Push the “Laptop” button, plug the VGA cable into your computer. If you are projecting from a Mac, you will need the appropriate adapter (dongle)If you do not have projection, go to the troubleshooting section of this document.  
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'''Projecting from a Laptop''' - Press the Laptop button, connect the VGA cable to your computer. If you have a Mac, you will need the appropriate adapter/dongle to connect your computer to the VGA cableYou should see your desktop image on the screen, if you do not, go to the troubleshooting section of this page.
  
'''When you are finished please turn the system off to conserve energy.'''
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'''Watching a Blu-ray/DVD''' - Press the Blu-ray button. You may need to power on the Blu-ray player.  Insert your disc and press play on the the Blu-ray player.
  
'''Troubleshoot''' - For troubleshooting tips go to [[Projecting_from_your_Laptop_Computer#What_to_do_if_Your_Computer_doesn.27t_project|go/troubleshoot]] or contact the Helpdesk at at x2200.
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'''Auxiliary Input''' - Connect the device, i.e. VCR or laser disc player to the front of the rack with the RCA cable (Red, White, and Yellow connectors).  Press the Composite Video button. You will have to control the device from the device itself, such as play, pause, stop, etc.  If you do not see the video projecting on the screen, check the cable connections or you may need a "newer" cable.
  
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'''Troubleshooting''' - If your computer is not projecting at all or if you are only seeing the desktop image without any of the other icons, on a PC press the Windows button (little flag) and P at the same time.  A window will pop up with the different projection options.  You will want to mirror unless you want presenters view in PowerPoint, then you will want extended view.  On a Mac, press the command button and F1 at the same time, wait 2 or 3 seconds for it to cycle, do this again if needed until you see the projected image you are looking for. For more detailed troubleshooting tips, go to [[Projecting_from_your_Laptop_Computer|go/troubleshoot]] .

Revision as of 16:59, 19 August 2015

In this classroom you can project from your laptop with the VGA cable, watch a DVD and Blu-ray, and connect an external analog device such as a VCR or Laser Disc player.

Powering on the System - Press the power button. This will turn on the projector.

Screen - The screen is manual, you will need to pull it down yourself.

Projecting from a Laptop - Press the Laptop button, connect the VGA cable to your computer. If you have a Mac, you will need the appropriate adapter/dongle to connect your computer to the VGA cable. You should see your desktop image on the screen, if you do not, go to the troubleshooting section of this page.

Watching a Blu-ray/DVD - Press the Blu-ray button. You may need to power on the Blu-ray player. Insert your disc and press play on the the Blu-ray player.

Auxiliary Input - Connect the device, i.e. VCR or laser disc player to the front of the rack with the RCA cable (Red, White, and Yellow connectors). Press the Composite Video button. You will have to control the device from the device itself, such as play, pause, stop, etc. If you do not see the video projecting on the screen, check the cable connections or you may need a "newer" cable.

Troubleshooting - If your computer is not projecting at all or if you are only seeing the desktop image without any of the other icons, on a PC press the Windows button (little flag) and P at the same time. A window will pop up with the different projection options. You will want to mirror unless you want presenters view in PowerPoint, then you will want extended view. On a Mac, press the command button and F1 at the same time, wait 2 or 3 seconds for it to cycle, do this again if needed until you see the projected image you are looking for. For more detailed troubleshooting tips, go to go/troubleshoot .

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