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'''Location of Equipment'''
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Equipped with a projection system that accepts input from a laptop computer, a VCR, a DVD player, an auxiliary computer and video equipment and projects the output onto the screen at the front of the room for display. You can also play CDs in the DVD player. All equipment is controlled by the Touch Panel system. The relevant equipment is located at:<br>
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<br> '''Turning System On'''<br>
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Firmly touch the touch panel to wake it up and again firmly touch the screen to take you to the Main Menu. You will see DVD, VCR, Aux Video, Laptop, Aux Comp, Lights and System Shutdown. Touching DVD, VCR, Aux Video, Laptop, or Aux Comp will turn on the projector and lower the screen.
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'''Lights'''<br>
 
 
 
You can control the lighting in the room by selecting the Lights icon in the Main Menu. Also when you choose any of the other display options, you can control the lighting while on that screen without having to go back to the Main Menu. Choose the setting that works best for you. If you are doing any projecting, I suggest a low or off setting, you will have a clear image on the screen.
 
 
 
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'''Watching a DVD'''<br>
 
 
 
1. Select DVD icon in the Main Menu<br>2. Insert your DVD. You will have complete control over the DVD player from the touch panel. <br>3. After you have watched your video, be sure to remove your disc and shut the system off. <br>
 
 
 
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'''Watching a VHS'''<br>
 
 
 
1. Select VCR icon on the Main Menu<br>2. Insert your video to the VCR. You will have complete control of the VCR from the touch panel.<br>3. After you have watched your video, be sure to remove your tape and shut the system off. <br>
 
 
 
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'''Projecting from a Laptop'''<br>
 
 
 
'''PC'''<br>
 
 
 
1. Select the Laptop icon on the Main Menu<br>2. Plug the VGA cable into the VGA port on your PC and the 3.5 Audio cable into the headphone jack. <br>3. Turn your computer on and you should have projection. If you do not have projection, go to the Trouble Shooting section of this document.<br>
 
 
 
'''Mac'''<br>
 
 
 
1. Select Laptop icon on the Main Menu<br>2. Depending on the model of your Mac, you should have a VGA 15 pin adapter, also called a dongle. Plug the adapter into your computer and connect to the VGA 15 Pin cable. Also plug the 3.5 Audio cable into the headphone jack.<br>3. Turn your computer on and you should have projection. If you do not have projection, go to the Trouble Shooting section of this document.<br>
 
 
 
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'''Aux. Video Cable'''<br>
 
 
 
This option is if you want to view a movie from a media that is not in the rack, either DVD or VHS. In this case you might want to show a laser disc, you would need to loan a Laser Disc Player from the Circulation Desk and it could be attached to this device.
 
 
 
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'''Aux. Computer Cable'''<br>
 
 
 
This option is if you would like to project from two different laptops. You would not be able to project them both on the screen at the same time but you could switch back and forth from the Laptop setting to the Aux Comp setting.
 
 
 
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'''Shutting System Down'''<br>
 
 
 
After you have removed your media from the device rack or disconnected you computer, select the Shutdown System icon, select OK. This will turn off all the devices in the rack including the projector and automatically roll up the screen. Please remember to do this at the end of every projection to maintain the integrity of the equipment.<br>
 
 
 
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Please see [[Using the media equipment in AXT305]].
 
 
 
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In this space you can project from a computer from a VGA cable (black cable) or HDMI cable (Blue cable), project from the Desktop PC, play a Blu-ray, DVD, and VHS tape.
 
 
 
You can control all these devices from the touch panel as well as control the screen curtains and boarders, split the projector screen to display two sources such as DVD and projecting from computer, and you can Press the Help ? button for contact information for the Helpdesk.
 
 
 
 
 
'''Audio Mute'''
 
 
 
At the bottom of the touch panel screen is an audio mute button, this will mute any audio coming from your selected source.  Press it again to un-mute.
 
 
 
'''Volume Control'''
 
 
 
The large dial at the bottom of the touch panel is for controlling the volume in the room for your selected source.
 
 
 
'''Starting the System'''
 
 
 
Touch the Power icon on the touch panel screen; this will take you to the Main page where you will select your source.
 
 
 
'''Projecting from a Laptop'''
 
 
 
• Decide if you want to project using the VGA cable or the HDMI cable.  Which ever you choose, press the VGA or HDMI button on the top of the touch panel screen
 
• Connect the cable to the appropriate port on your computer
 
• Power on your computer and you should have projection.  If you do not have projection you can visit go/troubleshoot for tips
 
 
 
'''Projecting from the Desktop'''
 
 
 
• Press the PC button at the top of the touch panel screen.
 
• There are USB ports available on the lectern and monitor.
 
 
 
'''Watching a Blu-ray'''
 
 
 
• Press the Blu-ray button at the top of the touch panel screen
 
• Power on the Blu-ray player
 
• Insert you disc and press play
 
• You can control the Blu-ray player from the touch panel.  You can Play, Pause, Stop, Fast forward, Rewind, Skip forward, Skip Back, Eject, Go to disc Main Menu and Title Menu, directional arrows and enter to select command
 
 
 
'''Watching a DVD'''
 
 
 
• Press the DVD button at the top of the touch panel screen
 
• Power on the combo player
 
• Select DVD on the combo player
 
• Insert your disc and press play
 
• You can control the DVD player from the touch panel.  You can Play, Pause, Stop, Fast forward, Rewind, Skip forward, Skip back, Eject, go to disc Main Menu, Title Menu, directional arrows, and enter to select command
 
 
 
'''Watching VHS'''
 
 
 
• Press the VCR button at the top of the touch panel screen
 
• Power on the combo player
 
• Select VCR on the combo player
 
• Insert your tape and press play
 
• You can control the VCR from the touch panel.  You can Play, Pause, Stop, Fast forward, Rewind, and Eject
 
 
 
 
 
'''Turning System Off'''
 
 
 
Press the Red System Off button at the bottom of the touch panel screen, press green Power Down button to confirm shut down.  The projector will turn off and the curtains and boarders will close.
 
  
 
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[[Category:Helpdesk Documentation]]

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