to the Smart Workstation Guide

to the Smart Workstation Guide
Version
3
12/09
MEDIA SERVICES
Tom Vesci
Director Media Services
860-253-3173
Ben Durant
Media Specialist
860-253-3074
Smart
Workstation
Guide
(Computer · Projector · Document Camera · Video Player)
Table of Contents
Smart Workstation Overview ................................................... 1
Using the Computer ................................................................. 2
Using the Document Camera ................................................... 3
Using the DVD/VHS Player ...................................................... 4
Adding a Laptop ....................................................................... 5
Troubleshooting ....................................................................... 6
Technology Assistance Directory ............................................. 7
S M A R T
W O R K S T A T I O N
Smart Workstation
G U I D E
Smart Workstation Overview
T
he Smart Workstation is equipped with a computer with internet access, a
document camera*, a DVD/VHS player and a Volume Control for the
computer and DVD/VHS player.
W H A T
I S
A
D O C U M E N T S
C A M E R A ?
 * A Document Camera is a special video camera designed to display
documents, transparencies, photos, and two or three-dimensional objects
through the mounted projector on the ceiling.
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S M A R T
W O R K S T A T I O N
Computer
G U I D E
Using the Computer
B
elow are steps for setting up the computer with the mounted ceiling projector.
1. Turn on the main power button.
2. Press button marked “PC” on the input switcher.
3. Turn on computer with power button on the CPU, located near the dell logo.
4. Open the key board tray (latch pulls down to unlock).
5. Log into the computer by pressing Ctrl-Alt-Delete.
a. The User Policy window will display. Click on OK to accept User Policy.
b. Login by entering your net id and password.
6. To turn the projector on press and hold the on button below the word “projector” on the input switcher for 5
seconds.
7. The projector will take a minute to turn on and display the computer image.
8. To control the volume of the computer sound use the master volume dial on the input
switcher.
9. When done, turn off the projector by pressing the off button below the word “projector” on the input
switcher, and please close the keyboard tray (and document camera drawer if used).
L O G I N
A S S I S T A N C E
 If you are having issues with logging into the computer please contact Lynne Gregor
Director, Information Technology (253-3163), or Chris Hanecak, Network Manager (2533036), for assistance. Also the Registrar’s office or the Information desk can reset a user’s
login password. The Information Desk (253-3012) can also page IT for assistance.
C L A S S R O O M
C O M P U T E R
P R O B L E M S
 If you are having problems with the computer please contact Jay Ayotte, Coordinator of
Academic Information Technology (253-3070), during the daytime and Wendi Jordan,
Information Technology Technician (253-3037), during the evenings and on Saturday.
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S M A R T
W O R K S T A T I O N
G U I D E
Document
Camera
Using the Document Camera
B
elow are steps for setting up the document camera with the mounted ceiling projector.
1. Open the side drawer and unfold the Document Camera arms.
2. Turn on the Document Camera with the power button on the Document Camera located on the top right
corner.
3. Press the “Main” button on the Document Camera.
4. Select the “Laptop DocCam” button on the input switcher.
5. To turn the projector on press and hold the “on” button below the word “projector” on the input switcher
for 5 seconds.
6. The projector will take a minute to turn on and display the document camera image.
7. Adjust the light arms and video camera for the best picture.
8. Use the zoom options to view the entire working area by pressing the “wide” button, or to zoom in press the
“tele” button to view a small area of the object on the document camera.
9. Use the “AF” button to auto focus an object on the document camera.
10. Use the Iris buttons to let in more or less light.
11. When done with the Document Camera, please turn off the device, fold it back up, and close the drawer.
12. When done with projector, turn off projector by pressing the “off” button below the word “projector” on the
input switcher.
M E D I A
A S S I S T A N C E
 If you are having issues with the document camera or the projector please contact Media
Services. The Information Desk (253-3012) can page Media Services for assistance. Media
Services full staff includes Tom Vesci, Director of Media Services (253-3173) and
Ben Durant, Media Specialist (253-3074).
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S M A R T
W O R K S T A T I O N
G U I D E
DVD/VHS
Using the DVD/VHS Player
B
elow are steps for setting up the DVD/VHS Player with the mounted ceiling projector.
1. Turn on the main power button.
2. Turn the DVD/VHS player with the power button on the DVD/VHS player’s bottom left corner.
3. On the input switcher select the “DVD” button or the “VHS” button.
4. To turn the projector on press and hold the “on” button below the word “projector” on the input switcher
for 5 seconds.
5. The projector will take a minute to turn on and display the DVD/VHS player’s logo.
6. To control the volume of the DVD/VHS player use the Volume Dial on the input switcher.
7. When done with the projector, turn off the projector by pressing the “off” button below the word
“projector” on the input switcher.
M E D I A
A S S I S T A N C E
 If you are having issues with the DVD/VHS Player or the projector please contact Media
Services. The Information Desk (253-3012) can page Media Service for assistance. Media
Services full staff includes Tom Vesci, Director of Media Services (253-3173) and
Ben Durant, Media Specialist (253-3074).
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S M A R T
W O R K S T A T I O N
G U I D E
Adding a Laptop
B
elow are steps for adding a laptop to the smart workstation.
1. Connect your Laptop to the workstation’s Laptop cables (audio and video cables). Mac users will need to
supply their own adaptor to connect the VGA station cable (Ex: The Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter).
2. Turn on the main power button.
3. Turn the laptop on.
4. Select the “Laptop/DocCam” button on the input switcher.
5. To turn the projector on press and hold the “on” button below the word “projector” on the input switcher
for 5 seconds.
6. The projector will take a minute to turn on and display your laptop.
7. To control the volume use the Volume Dial on the input switcher.
8. When done with the projector, turn off the projector by pressing the “off” button below the word
“projector” on the input switcher.
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S M A R T
W O R K S T A T I O N
G U I D E
Troubleshooting
B
I.
elow are steps for troubleshooting the computer, document camera, DVD/VHS player, audio mixer and
projector.
Using the Document Camera and the projector won’t display the document camera image.
a. Is the Document Camera turned on?
b. Is the “Main” button on the Document Camera selected?
c. Is the “Document Camera” selected as the input on the input switcher?
II.
Using the DVD/VHS Player and the projector won’t display video.
a. Is the main power button is turned on?
b. Is the DVD or VHS Player turned on?
c. Is the DVD button selected as the input on the switcher?
d. Is the VHS button selected as the input on the switcher?
III.
Adding a laptop to the Smart Workstation
a. Is the main power button turned on?
b. Is the “Laptop/DocCam” button selected as the input on the switcher?
c. Is the Smart Workstation cables securely connected to the Laptop?
IV.
No audio
a. Is the master audio volume turned up?
b. If using the computer, confirm that the computer volume is not muted.
For additional assistance please see the Technology Assistance Directory (page 7).
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S M A R T
W O R K S T A T I O N
G U I D E
Technology Assistance Directory
Blackboard Vista
(Course design, training &
on-campus support)
Katie O'Connell
Blackboard Vista 24/7 Technical Support
(Student and faculty off campus support)
866-940-1928
Password issues
Office computers/printers
myCommNet login
Phones
Email
Lynn Gregor
Chris Hanecak
Computer Lab Reservations
(One week notice is requested)
Computer Lab problems
Classroom computer problems
Days
Eve/Sat.
Audio Visual Equipment
(TV's, DVD players, Projectors, etc.)
253-3163
253-3036
Jay Ayotte
253-3070
Jay Ayotte
Wendi Jordan
253-3070
253-3037
Tom Vesci
Ben Durant
253-3173
253-3074
Information Desk can page IT, Media Services,
and Maintenance staff in case of emergency
Media Services Equipment Reservations
(One week notice is required)
253-3109
253-3012
Do you need AV equipment in your classroom (COW – computer
on wheels, or other equipment)?
Use Online Form – http://www.acc.commnet.edu/mediarequest.htm
or complete a blue form in person at LRC circulation desk
Lynn Gregor, Dir. of Information Technology
Chris Hanecak, Network Mgr.
Jay Ayotte, Coord. Academic IT
Wendi Jordan, IT Tech II
Katie O'Connell, Dir. of Educational Technology
Tom Vesci, Dir. Media Services
Ben Durant, Media Specialist
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