Twilight 201 Smart Classroom Guide
In this space you can project from a laptop using a VGA or HDMI cable, play a Blu-ray or DVD, and bring a VCR to connect. You can also control the room lights from the touchpanel.
Turning System On - Touch the touch panel screen where indicated to begin. This will take you to the Main Menu.
Display - You can have the system on but turn the projector off if you are not ready to show what is on the screen. On/Off icons are on the left side of the touchpanel screen. You can also Mute the screen, this might be a better choice because it will not take as long for the projector to turn back on.
Aspect Ratio - You can change the aspect ratio of the image on the screen from 16:9 widescreen to 4:3 standard if needed.
Volume - You can adjust the volume in the room with the large dial on the touchpanel.
Lights - On the left side of the touchpanel. Lights On is full on, Lights medium is a good choice for projecting, Video is a good choice when you want it darker for watching a film, and Lights Off is all off. There is also an option to turn on Chalkboard lights.
Screen Control - You can control the projection screen, bring it up or down if you would like access to the chalkboard without turning the entire system off.
Projecting from VGA - Push the Laptop VGA icon at the top of the touchpanel screen on the left. Connect the VGA cable to your computer. If you have a Mac will you need the appropriate adapter/dongle. (If you do not have one you can loan one from the circulation desk in the Davis or Armstrong Library) You should have projection. If you do not have projection you can go to the troubleshoot section of this document.
Projecting from HDMI - Push the Laptop HDMI icon at the top of the touchpanel screen. Connect the HDMI cable to your computer. If you have a Mac or a new Windows 8 computer with Mini Display Port, you will need the appropriate adapter/dongle. (If you do not have one you can loan one from the circulation desk at the Davis or Armstrong Library) You should have proection. If you do not have projection, go to the troubleshooting section of this document.
Play a Blu-ray or DVD - Push the DVD Blu-ray icon at the top of the touchpanel screen. Power on the Blu-ray player, Insert your disc and press play. You can control the Blu-ray player from the touchpanel. You can play, stop, fast forward, rewinf, skip forward and skip backward, pause, and navigate the DVD menu with the arrows on the right.
Composite Video - This Composite input is to connect an external device such as a VCR that uses RCA. Connect the RCA cable to the red, white, and yellow input on the rack and press the Composite Video icon at the top of the touchpanel screen.
Turning the System Off - Press the red System Off icon at the the bottom right of the touchpanel screen. Press the green Power Down icon to confirm. This will turn off all devices and bring the screen up.
For Troubleshooting Tips go to go/troubleshoot