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Turning on the Projector
1 - Press the Power button on the top-left corner of the panel.
2 - Then, tap All On.
3 - Choose the screen you would like to use.
4 - The projector will turn on and the screen will lower. It will take a full minute for the image to show up on the screen.
Turning the System Off
1 - Tap the System Power button at the top of the screen.
2 - Tap Power Off
3 - The projector will turn off and the screen will rise. It will take 90 seconds for the shutdown procedure to finish.
Selecting/Changing the Source
1 - Tap the Source button on the left side of the screen.
2 - If you want to display the computer screen, tap on the Installed PC button.
3 - If you want to play a VHS movie, tap the VHS Player button.
Using the VCR
1 - Insert your VHS tape into the VCR
2 - On the touch panel, tap the Sources button
3 - Tap the button that says VCR
4 - The control screen that appears will allow you to control the VCR from the touchpanel.
Playing a DVD
(The simplest way to play a DVD is to use the DVD player that is in the computer.)
1 - Open the DVD player on the computer and insert the DVD, then close the DVD drawer.
2 - A screen may appear asking you what you would like to do with the disk, choose the option that says Play DVD using InterVideo WinDVD
3 - If this screen does not appear, click the icon on the desktop that says DVD Player and the DVD playing software will start.
Using the Document Camera
1 - Tap the Sources button on the left side of the screen
2 - Tap the Document Camera button
3 - The document camera is on a shelf in the lectern. Pull out the shelf on the right side of the lectern to access the document camera. You will need to be sure the document camera is turned on before it will work.
Adjusting the Volume
1 - Tap the Volume button on the left side of the screen to access the volume control screen.
2 - Use up or down to increase or decrease the volume and the Mute button to silence the system.
Connecting the Laptop
1 - Plug the video cable and sound cable from the podium into the appropriate slots on your laptop. (Important: If you are using a Mac, you may need an adaptor to plug into this cable. Contact Classroom Support if you have questions about this.)
2 - Tap the Sources button on the left side of the screen.
3 - Tap the AUX button to choose the laptop as the audio/video source.
The system will display what is on your laptop through the projector and will play sounds from your laptop through the room speakers.
If nothing shows up on screen be sure that your laptop is set to use a second monitor. This is normally done on a pc by pressing the function key and the F4 key at the same time.
Contact classroom support if you need further help with this. The Classroom Technology Support team is here to serve you.
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