Middlebury

Old Chapel SMART Classroom Guide

Old Chapel 206 and 401

Turn the System On
Touch the touch panel with firm pressure, which will awaken the screen, touch again here

This will bring you to the Main Menu:
You can control the lighting from the touch panel; you may want to turn the lights on now by touching the Lights icon and choose the setting that works for you. If you are projecting on the screen you will want to turn them to low or off for better visibility. Select Main Menu to return to the Main Manu.


To lower the screen you will touch the Screen Control icon and press the down button to lower it. Select Main Menu to return to the Main Menu.


To Watch a DVD
1. Select the DVD icon, on the Main Menu; this will turn all the devices in the rack on as well as the projector.
2. Insert your DVD into the DVD player on the rack and it should automatically load. You will have complete control over the DVD player from the touch panel, Play, Stop, Pause, Rewind, Fast Forward, and Skip.
3. After you have watched your movie you will have to eject the DVD from the DVD player from the button on the DVD player, there is not an eject option on the touch panel. Then push the Main Menu icon.


To Watch a VHS
1. Select the VCR icon on the Main Menu; this will turn all the devices in the rack on as well as the projector.
2. Insert your VHS tape in to the VCR. You will have complete control over the VCR from the touch panel, Stop, Play, Pause, Rewind, and Fast Forward.
3. After you have watched your video, you will have to eject the VHS from the VCR since there is not an eject option on the touch panel. Then push the Main Menu icon.


To Project from a Laptop
1. Plug the VGA 15 pin cable into your computer.
2. Select Laptop icon, on the touch panel Main Menu; this will turn all devices in the rack on as well as the projector.
3. Turn your computer on and you should have projection. If you do not have projection or you do have projection but the screen is cropped, go to Trouble Shooting Tips section of this document.
4. When you have finished projecting, you can select the Main Menu icon and disconnect the VGA 15 pin cable from the computer.

To Project from a Mac
Note! You may have been able to project from your Mac in other classrooms with the VGA 15 pin with an adapter but the system in Old Chapel is new and slightly different, you will need to connect to the HDMI cable with a special adapter.
If you are projecting from a Mac;
1. Plug the appropriate dongle into your computer
2. Connect VGA cable into the white adapter
3. Select the Laptop icon on the touch panel; this will turn on all devices in the rack as well as the projector.
4. Turn your computer on and you should have projection. If you do not have projection or you do have projection but the screen is cropped, go to Trouble Shooting Tips section of this document.
5. When you have finished projecting, you can select the Main Menu icon; disconnect the VGA and adapter from the computer.

Turning Off System
Please be sure to shut the system off to save energy costs and save the integrity of the system.
Select the System Shutdown icon on the Main Menu, , then select OK, . This will turn off all the equipment and raise the screen.


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