107 - Roger Williams University

CLASSROOM
TECHNOLOGY GUIDE
RWU Information Technology
401-254-6363 option 2
mediatech@rwu.edu
GSB 107
In the Samsung display rooms, you will find a Samsung display, Room PC,
Document camera, DVD/Bluray player, and Laptop connections (HDMI and
VGA).
To turn on the system, press the touch screen and the system will go through its
startup process. The touchscreen will read System is now ready for use.
The Room PC and DVD/Bluray player are found inside the teacher station desk.
On top of the desk there is a document camera.
You will also find a HDMI, VGA and Ethernet cord for laptop connection.
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To control the turn on and off the displays, press the display power button.
The right TV display has touch screen capabilities. Just turn on the
display and touchscreen will be on!
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Using Room PC
There is a Lenovo PC located in the teacher station desk. To use the PC, power on
the room system. Turn the system on by pressing the touch screen. The
touchscreen will read System is now ready for use. Next, select PC from the
source selection panel located on the top of the touchscreen.
Source will light up green when selected.
The PC will now project on the display. To adjust the volume, use the Volume
controls on the right side of the touchscreen.
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Connecting a Laptop
In the teacher station desk cubby, there is an HDMI cord and a VGA cord available
to connect a laptop to the display.
To connect via HDMI, plug the HDMI cord into your laptop.
Turn the system on by pressing the touchscreen. The system will load. The
touchscreen will read System is now ready for use.
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Next, select laptop from the source selection panel located on the top of the
touchscreen.
Source will light up green when selected.
Next, press the HDMI button under view laptop input.
Your laptop will now project on the display. To adjust the volume, use the Volume
controls on the right side of the touchscreen.
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To connect via VGA, plug the VGA cord into your laptop and the audio cord into
the headphone jack.
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Turn the system on by pressing the touchscreen. The system will load. The
touchscreen will read System is now ready for use
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Next, select Laptop from the source selection panel located on the top of the
touchscreen.
Source will light up green when selected.
Next, press the VGA button under view laptop input.
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Your laptop will now project on the display. To adjust the volume, use the Volume
controls on the right side of the touchscreen.
Using the Document Camera
Located on the teacher station desk is a document camera. The document camera
is a real-time image capture device. You can place a 3D object or paper and
project the item to your class.
To use the document camera, power on the room system. Turn the system on by
pressing the touchscreen. The system will load. The touchscreen will read System
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is now ready for use. Next, select Document Camera from the source selection
panel located on the top of the touchscreen.
Source will light up green when selected.
To power on the document camera, press the silver power button located on the
side of the document camera.
Power
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Place object you wish to project under the camera head of the document camera.
If you need to magnify the object or zoom out, use the Zoom button located on
the base of Doc cam.
Using the DVD/Bluray player
A Sony DVD/ Bluray player is located in the inside the desk.
To use the DVD/ Bluray, power on the room system. Turn the system on by
pressing the touch screen. The system will load. The touchscreen will read System
is now ready for use. Next, select DVD/ Bluray from the source selection panel
located on the top of the touchscreen.
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Source will light up green when selected.
To control the DVD/Bluray player, use the Bluray DVD controls located on the
touchscreen.
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Troubleshooting Display Connection
When you connect a laptop to the projector, the computer may be in extended
mode. Extended mode is when the computer uses the projector as an extra
monitor extending the visual range of the desktop. To correct this issue, Right
click on the desktop. From the drop down menu, select Screen resolution*.
*in Windows 10, select display settings instead of screen resolution
In Screen resolution, you will find different display options. Under the Multiple
displays drop down menu, select Duplicate these displays. Then, click Apply.
A box will appear on screen asking if you want to keep these display settings. Click
Keep changes. The computer is now in duplicate mode. The projected image will
now mirror your computer.
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When connecting your mac click on the Apple icon
.From the drop down
menu, select System preferences. From the System preferences menu, click
Displays.
In display options, select the Arrangement tab. Check the Mirror Displays box.
The projected image will now mirror your computer.
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