Using the media equipment in MBH305
In this classroom you can watch a DVD and Blu-ray video. You can also project from a laptop using a VGA cable or an HDMI cable, control the lighting, volume, audio mute, aspect ratio and the screen from the touch panel.
Turning On the System - Touch the screen to begin; this will take you to the Main Menu. The selection for sources is at the top of the touch panel screen. The button along the sides of the screen will help control other aspects of the room and image. When you select a source it will turn the projector on and lower the screen.
Help - If you have problems at any time, you can press the Help? button, this will give you the number to the Helpdesk. A phone is available near to the podium.
Aspect Ratio – This will change the projected image from regular 4:3 to a widescreen 16:9. Widescreen setting is recommended for high definition computers and Blu-ray videos. To change it back, press the button again.
Screen - The screen can be controlled with the Screen Up and Screen Down buttons.
Audio Mute – This is a button available on each source screen. It will mute the sound.
Display Mute – This will allow you to blank the screen if you do not want to show what is on your screen yet without shutting down the whole system.
Volume – The volume can be adjusted with the dial under the touch panel screen.
Projecting from a Laptop with VGA - Press the laptop icon on the top of the touchscreen. Connect the VGA cable to your laptop. You should have projection. If you do not have projection go to the Troubleshooting section of this document.
Projecting from a Laptop with HDMI - Press the HDMI icon at the top of the touchscreen. Connect the HDMI cable to your laptop. You should have projection. If you do not have projection go to the Troubleshooting section of this document.
Watching a Blu-ray/DVD - Press the Blu-ray icon at the top of the touchscreen. Insert your disk and press play. You can control the Blu-ray player from the touch panel. It will play, stop, fast forward, rewind, skip forward, skip back, pause, and eject
Turning Off the System - On the bottom right of all the touch panel screens is the red Power System Off button. Press this; a confirmation screen will pop up. Press the green Yes button to confirm you want to turn the system off. All devices in the rack will turn off, the projector will turn off and the screen will go up when you press this button.
Troubleshooting - for tips and information on troubleshooting, go to go/troubleshoot or call the helpdesk at x2200