User Guide for Smart Classrooms with

User Guide for Smart Classrooms with
Smart Classroom and Computer Lab
Users Guide
This guide will cover the following:
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Using the Projector
Using the Lectern Computer
Using a Laptop
Using a Document Camera
Adjusting the Volume
Using a Lab Classroom
Controlling Room Lights
Smart Classroom Quick Guide
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Press the power icon on the touchscreen to
initialize the system. The projector will begin
warming up and will be ready to use shortly.
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Use the Control Panel to power on
the projector.
Choose which device you wish to
project
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Press the Laptop, PC, DVD, Doc Cam or Aux buttons
on the Control Panel. Lit buttons indicate which
device is selected.
Lectern Computer
A Dell computer is located at the bottom-right of
the lectern panel. Press the power button and login using your Baruch user name and password. For
faculty, make sure ACAD is selected in the “log in
to” field. To project, select PC on the Control Panel
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Connect a laptop using the VGA cable and
power outlet provided at the lectern.
After connections are in place, and the projector is
turned on, press Laptop on the Control Panel. Be sure to
enable your laptop to use multiple displays. Your laptop
should now be projected on the screen
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BluRay and DVD playback
Insert your DVD or BluRay Disc into the DVD player
located on the bottom portion of the Lectern. Playback
is controlled using menus on the touchscreen. To
project your video, select DVD on the Control Panel.
You may also play DVDs using the PC’s built-in drive.
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Project objects, diagrams or drawings
using the Document Camera.
The Document camera is located inside a pull-out
drawer on the right hand side of the lectern. Lift
the green handle vertically to extend it into
position. To project the Document Camera select
Doc Cam on the Touchscreen Control Panel
Use the Front Screen Panel to lower and raise the
projector screen
For technical assistance, use the telephone
provided to call the BCTC Technology Help Desk at
extension 1010
Touchscreen Control Panel
• Throughout this tutorial we’ll be using the touchscreen controller to operate the system.
Using the Projector
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On the touchscreen, press the Power icon on the screen.
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The Display On button will begin to blink. A prompt on the screen will ask
you to wait while the system warms up.
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Allow 80 seconds for projector to warm up.
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The Display On light will stop blinking and remain lit.
You will be asked to select a source to project.
The system is now ready for use.
Using the Lectern Computer
Step by Step Procedures
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Lower the projection screen
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Turn on Dell monitor.
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Press the “Power” button on the Dell workstation
located in the bottom right hand side of the podium.
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On the Touschscreen Control Panel press the Power
icon on the screen.
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The Display On button will begin to blink.
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Allow 80 seconds for projector to warm up.
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Flashing “Display On” light will become steady when
ready for usage.
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Press “PC” button on the control panel to project.
Using a Laptop
Step by Step Procedures
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Press “Laptop” on Control Panel to project.
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Locate the laptop connections beside the monitor.
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Connect the VGA cable to the laptop.
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Connect the audio cable to the laptop.
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If needed, connect power cord to the AC outlet .
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Turn on your laptop.
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Hold Fn+(Proper “F” function) from laptop to project.
Using a Document Camera
Step by Step Procedures
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Refer to “Turning on the Projector”
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Pull out the drawer located on the right side of the
lectern to reveal the Document Camera.
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Pull ring to lift the projection arm until it clicks into place.
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Rotate the camera head upward.
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Press the “Power” button located on the base of the
Document Camera.
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The green indicator light will flash.
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When the green light turns solid, the camera is on.
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(Slide 4)
Press “Doc Cam” button on control panel to project.
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How to Auto Focus, Zoom In and
Zoom Out
To “Zoom In” press the
button with the picture
of a single person.
To “Auto Focus” press
the button on the very
left.
To “Zoom Out” press
the button with the
picture of three (3)
people
Note: When your presentation is over, turn off the document camera and the ceiling
projector. Return the camera head to a horizontal position, collapse the
document camera using the pull ring, and close the drawer.
Adjusting the Sound
Step by Step Procedures
Adjusting the Volume
You can adjust the program or mic volume
using the volume knobs. The program volume
is on the right of the touchscreen.
The microphone volume knob is on the
switcher at the base of the lectern.
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Refer to “Turning on the Projector”
(Slide 4)
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(WINDOWS)
On a computer select and click the “Start” menu.
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Select and click “All Programs” .
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Select and click “Accessories”.
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Select “Entertainment” .
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Select “Volume Control”.
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In the “Volume Control ” window , uncheck all mute options
and adjust volume as desire.
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On the Control Panel turn the “Volume” dial to amplify
sound throughout the classroom.
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Controlling Room Lights
CONTROL PAD
ON
All lights on
A
Projections screen lights off
B
Turns off surrounding projector lights and projection screen lights.
C
Dims remaining lights 50%
D
Dims remaining lights 75%
OFF
All lights off
Note: Unlike the control pad, switches only turn on/off and do not dim.
Computing and Technology Help Desk
The HELP DESK provides solution for issues dealing with:
• Hardware and Software
• Network Services
• Telephone System Support
• Media Services
Visit our website
www.baruch.cuny.edu/bctc/helpdesk
Location:
Voice :
Email :
151 East 25th Street (Library Building) 6th Floor
(646) 312-1010
helpdesk@baruch.cuny.edu
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