Classroom Guide

Classroom Guide
Microphones
Wireless microphones are available from the MediaTech office in Cyert Hall A-74
and may be borrowed by faculty for a term. Contact MediaTech at 412-268-8855, via
email mediatech@cmu.edu to reserve one.
Equipment Cables and Adapters
Introduction
This manual provides comprehensive step-by-step instructions for the equipment
found in Enrollment controlled classrooms and auditoriums. The aim of this guide is
to help users successfully utilize the equipment for classes and presentations.
Some cables are provided while you must bring others to the classroom with you.
Please refer to the appropriate module for details.
Support
This documentation, device descriptions, manufacturer information and video
demonstrations are available online at www.cmu.edu/computing/mediatech/. If
immediate assistance is needed, contact MediaTech at 412-268-8855.
Feedback
For classroom equipment improvements, suggestions or questions, send email to
MediaTech at mediatech@cmu.edu.
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Lecture Halls
Using the Lectern
Touch
Panel
Keyboard &
Track Pad
Auxiliary
Input Panel
DVD/CD
Player
Computer
Document
Camera
Wheel Brakes
To move the lectern, make
sure that the wheel brakes
are unlocked.
Using the Touch Screen
Touch the Touch Panel to “wake” it and then touch the
desired feature:
•
•
•
•
System On (ALL features)
Left Only (left projector)
Right Only (right projector)
Audio Only
Depending on which feature you choose, the projector screen(s) may lower.
The system takes a minute to warm up and a screen, similar to the following appears.
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Select the screen(s) on which the
device will DISPLAY:
• touch UNDER “Left Display
Options” for the left projection
screen
Once
system
warms
up,
select
your
DEVICE.
• touch UNDER “Right Display
Options” for the right projection
screen
• touch the arrows in the banner
for display position options
For AUDIO, touch an audio input
device, touch Sound icon then
set volume.
Use controls to set room lighting.
QUICK START
Quickstart (continued)
Selection Key
• Green = active selection
• Pink = disabled selection
• Rectangle outline = device
controls are active.
Select Device
Laptop - connect and project laptop image or sound
Doc Cam - use the document camera
DVD/CD - play DVDs or CD
Aux Inputs - select Aux Inputs when connecting devices through the lectern’s auxiliary panel
Desktop Computer - project image from the desktop computer
Projection Options
To project device output to screen displays, touch the area UNDER “Left Display/Right Display
Options...” To control the Left/Right displays, touch the down arrow in the respective banner. The
following options appear:
•Blank Screen - Remove image
•Screen Up / Down - Move screen
•Annotate Over Current Souce - Write over source
•Whiteboard - Clear source; use as whiteboard
Touch the green + icon
to display the projected image in full screen on the touch panel.
Annotation Feature
To write or annotate on the currently projected image, touch “Annotate Over Current Source.” To
write on a blank screen, touch “Whiteboard.” Annotation tools appear as follows:
Clear annotations
Pen colors
Eraser
Line Weight
Back to previous screen
Audio (optional)
1. For audio, select the device you want to input audio from (if it’s not already selected).
2. Touch the sound icon.
3. The sound icon appears on the selected device.
3. Sound icon appears
on that device
1. With audio
source
selected
(e.g,. Laptop)
2. Touch Sound icon
?
Need Help
Get help in any of the following ways:
• Refer to the individual modules included here for
details on using the devices.
• Touch Help in the lower left corner of the touch panel
or call MediaTech at 412-268-8855.
QUICK START
DVD or CD - Insert the DVD or CD.
Touch Panel
1. Touch DVD/CD. The DVD/CD Controls appear. Controls are similar to standard
DVD players (see reverse). Touch Eject and insert your DVD/CD into the player.
Note: If the DVD/CD player does not power on through the touch screen, turn it
on and press Eject on the DVD/CD player itself.
2. If you need to navigate through the DVD/CD menus, touch UNDER Left Display
Options and/or Right Display Options to project the menus. If you entered the
touch panel through the Audio Only option, you will need to turn the projector
on.
DVD/CD Player
Using DVD or MP3
3. Within the Left and Right Display Options banner:
• Touch the down arrows for display options (e.g., blank screen, screen up,
screen down, etc.).
• Touch the green + icon to display the projected image in full screen on the
touch panel.
4. To select the audio source, select that device and then touch the sound icon.
For more information, refer to the Quick Start guide.
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DVD or MP3 (continued)
Skip back
Fast-rewind
Play
Pause
Stop
Fast-forward
Skip forward
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HDMI
(provided)
VGA
(provided)
USB
(provided)
Audio
(provided)
Cables - A VGA, HDMI, Audio and USB cable are
provided.
Cables (Mac computers) - Bring the appropriate
Mac adapter for your model.
1. Connect the VGA or the HDMI cable to the
port on your device.
2. If you are using a VGA connection and want
to project sound from your device, connect the
audio cable as well.
3. If you need Internet access but do not have a wireless card, plug your Ethernet
cable into the Campus Network port on the auxiliary panel (see below).
Note: You will need to bring your own Ethernet cable.
4. For your convenience, power outlets are available on the far right side of the
auxiliary input panel (see the image below).
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Laptop (continued)
Touch Panel
1. Touch Laptop.
2. The laptop control/connections appear. Do ONE of the following:
• If you connected through the VGA cable, touch VGA.
- OR • If you connected through the HDMI cable, touch HDMI.
3. Touch UNDER Left Display Options and/or Right Display Options to project the
image. Within the Left and Right Display Options banner:
• Touch the down arrows for display options (e.g., blank screen, screen up,
screen down, etc.).
• Touch the green + icon to display the projected image in full screen on the
touch panel.
4. If the device image does not display, do one of the following:
• Reboot your device.
• On a laptop, select the “mirroring”/LCD/CRT button (varies between
manufacturers: F3, F5, F7 or F8.
5. To select an audio source, select that device and then touch the sound icon
and adjust volume. If you are using an HDMI connection and the sound is not
projecting, connect the Audio cable and touch VGA to project audio in analog.
VGA =
Analog
audio
HDMI =
Digital
audio
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HDMI
USB
Audio
VGA
Cables - Be sure to bring a VGA or HDMI cable with you. If you intend to use sound,
you will also need an audio cable. For other devices, a
USB cable may be necessary.
Second Laptop
Connecting a Second Laptop
Mac computers - Bring the appropriate Mac adapter for
your model.
1. Connect the VGA or the HDMI cable to the port on
your computer.
2. Depending on how you connected, VGA or HDMI, do one of the following:
• VGA cable - plug the other end into the Aux VGA jack on the auxiliary panel
-OR• HDMI cable - plug the other end into the HDMI 1 or HDMI 2 port on the
auxiliary panel.
3. For audio, depending on how you connected, do one of the following:
• VGA connection - connect the audio cable to the Aux VGA Audio port
-OR• HDMI - sound should flow through the HDMI connection; however, if it fails,
connect the audio cable to the Aux VGA port.
4. If needed, power outlets are available on the far right side of the auxiliary panel.
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Touch Panel
1. Touch Aux Inputs.
2. The laptop control/connections appear. Do ONE of the following:
• If you connected through the VGA cable, touch VGA.
- OR • If you connected through the HDMI cable, touch HDMI.
3. Touch UNDER Left Display Options and/or Right Display Options to project the
image. Within the Left and Right Display Options banner:
• Touch the down arrows for display options (e.g., blank screen, screen up,
screen down, etc.).
• Touch the green + icon to display the projected image in full screen on the
touch panel.
4. If the device image does not display, do one of the following:
• Reboot your device.
• On a laptop, select the “mirroring”/LCD/CRT button (varies between
manufacturers: F3, F5, F7 or F8).
5. To select an audio source, select that device and then touch the sound icon
and adjust volume. If you are using an HDMI connection and the sound is not
projecting, connect the Audio cable and touch VGA to project audio in analog.
For more information, refer to the Quick Start guide.
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Cables - Bring a mini-to-mini cable to the classroom.
1. Connect one end of the cable to the headphone jack on your music device.
Connect the other end to the AUX VGA AUDIO jack on the auxiliary input panel.
Turn on the device.
Note: If you would like to show a video from an iPod video player, refer to the
Connecting a Laptop, iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch module.
Mini-to-mini cable
Musical Devices
Connecting a Musical Device
Auxiliary VGA Audio
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Musical device (continued)
Touch Panel
1. Touch Aux Inputs.
2. The Auxiliary Input Controls appear. Touch VGA.
3. Touch the Sound icon and adjust the volume.
For more information, refer to the Quick Start module.
Sound icon
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VCR
Connecting a VCR
Cables/Equipment - Bring a VCR and the appropriate cable to the classroom.
1. Do ONE of the following to connect the cable(s) to the back of the VCR (the VCR
back panel may vary between models):
• RCA cable (yellow, white and red) - connect the yellow cable to the VIDEO
OUT jack, and the white and red cables into the AUDIO L and R jacks,
respectively.
- OR • Component Video cable (blue, green, red, plus audio cables) - connect the
green cable to the Y jack, the blue to Pb and red to Pr. Attach the audio cables
into the audio out jacks.
2. Do ONE of the following to connect the cables to the auxiliary input panel:
• RCA cable - connect the yellow cable to the VIDEO PB jack. Connect the
white to the AUDIO LEFT jack (white), and the red into AUDIO RIGHT
(red).
- OR • Component Video cable - connect green to Y, blue to PB and red to PR and
then, the audio cables into the red and white AUDIO jacks.
3. Plug the VCR power cord into a power outlet and turn on the VCR. For your
convenience, two power outlets are located on the far right side of the auxiliary
input panel.
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VCR (continued)
Touch Panel
1. Touch Aux Inputs.
2. The Auxiliary Input controls/connections appear. Touch Composite Video.
3. Touch UNDER Left Display Options and/or Right Display Options to project the
image.
4. Within the Left and Right Display Options banner:
• Touch the down arrows for display options (e.g., blank screen, screen up,
screen down, etc.).
• Touch the green + icon to display the projected image in full screen on the
touch panel.
5. To select an audio source, select that device and then touch the Sound icon. Sound
can be controlled from the touch panel.
For more information, refer to the Quick Start module.
Sound icon
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Depending on the type of connection that your video camera offers, do ONE of the
following:
• If your video camera uses RCA cables (see graphic), follow the Composite Video
connection steps included below.
- OR • If your video camera uses VGA or HDMI connections, use the steps included in
the Laptop module to connect your video camera.
Composite Connection
Equipment - Bring the video camera and appropriate RCA cable for your camera
model.
Video Camera
Connecting a Video Camera
1. Connect the cable to the AV IN/OUT jack
on the video camera.
Note: Location and names will vary due to
different camera models.
2. Connect the cables to the auxiliary input
panel, as follows:
• RCA cable - connect the yellow cable to
the Pb jack (below VIDEO).
• Connect the white and red cables to the AUDIO LEFT (white) and AUDIO
RIGHT (red) jacks respectively.
3. Turn on the camera.
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Video Camera (continued)
Touch Panel
1. Touch Aux Inputs.
2. The Auxiliary Input controls/connections appear. Touch Composite Video.
3. Touch UNDER Left Display Options and/or Right Display Options to project the
image.
4. Within the Left and Right Display Options banner:
• Touch the down arrows for display options (e.g., blank screen, screen up,
screen down, etc.).
• Touch the green + icon to display the projected image in full screen on the
touch panel.
5. To select an audio source, select that device and then touch the Sound icon. Sound
can be controlled from the touch panel.
For more information, refer to the Quick Start module.
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Camera
Lamp Arm
Base
Lamp Arm
Panel
1. To release and raise the camera arm, press the button on the base of the arm in the
direction indicated by the arrows. Turn the camera until the lens is pointed down.
2. Raise the lamp into position by lifting the arms toward the back of the unit. Rotate
the lamps so the light shines on the base.
Document Camera
Set Up Document Camera
Note: Arm lamps are not needed for transparencies, slides or negatives; they ARE
needed to project paper documents and objects.
Note: Document camera lights are energy efficient and will turn off automatically after an extended period of inactivity.
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Document Camera (continued)
Touch Panel
1. Touch Doc Cam to turn on the device, or press the power button on the document
camera itself. There is a slight delay as the doc camera powers up; the light on the
device will turn from red to green.
2. Touch UNDER Left Display Options and/or Right Display Options to project the
image.
3. Within the Left and Right Display Options banner:
• Touch the down arrows for display options (e.g., blank screen, screen up,
screen down, etc.).
• Touch the green + icon to display the projected image in full screen on the
touch panel.
4. Document Camera Device controls:
•
•
•
•
Zoom (- and +) - control image size.
Focus - improve image quality
Lamp - turn on side arm lamps or lower base lamp
Freeze - press “on” to take a still shot of the currently projected image; press
“off ” to resume active projection
5. To select an audio source, select that device and then touch the sound icon.
For more information, refer to the Quick Start guide.
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1. The keyboard and
track pad are located
in the drawer just
under the surface of
the lectern.
2. A USB port for jump
drive, etc. access
is located on the
computer.
3. Use your Andrew
UserID and password
to login. Similar to
cluster computers, BE
SURE TO LOGOUT
once you are finished.
4. The computer has
Internet access; it also offers the same Windows software suite as the public
clusters. To activate, see reverse side for the Touch panel steps.
Desktop Computer
Use the Desktop Computer
Continued on reverse
Pull out for computer
keyboard and track pad
USB ports
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Desktop Computer (continued)
Touch Panel
1. Touch Desktop to activate.
2. Touch UNDER Left Display Options and/or Right Display Options to project the
image.
3. Within the Left and Right Display Options banner:
• Touch the down arrows for display options (e.g., blank screen, screen up,
screen down, etc.).
• Touch the green + icon to display the projected image in full screen on the
touch panel.
4. To view the desktop computer image as full screen on the lectern monitor ONLY
touch “View the desktop on lectern monitor only”.
5. Once in full screen mode,
touch the “previous” arrow
in the lower right corner to
return to the Touch panel
controls.
6. To select an audio source,
select that device and then
touch the Sound icon.
For more information, refer to
the Quick Start guide.
Touch here to
return to Touch
Panel controls
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The i>clicker classroom response technology is available in large classrooms,
auditoriums and some small classrooms; for a list of availability please visit
www.cmu.edu/computing/mediatech/clickers/.
For detailed instructions on using Clickers visit www.cmu.edu/teaching/clickers/
Using the Desktop Computer
Clickers
Using Clickers in the Classroom
1. The keyboard and track pad
are located in the drawer
just under the surface of the
lectern.
2. A USB port for jump drive,
wireless mouse access is
located on the computer.
3. Use your Andrew UserID and
password to login. BE SURE
TO LOGOUT once your
session is finished.
4. Copy the iclicker - Copy me
first folder to your AFS space.
5. Rename the folder for your class (e.g., Physics 123).
6. Open the copied folder to begin your session.
7. (Optional) Follow the Desktop Computer module steps to project the screen
image.
Using the Desktop Computer with Your Jump Drive
To use a jump drive/USB key with the classroom desktop computer:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Connect the jump drive to the USB port located on the desktop computer.
The Actions screen will display.
Choose Open the Folder to begin your session.
(Optional) Follow the Desktop Computer module steps to project the screen image.
Using Your Laptop
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Load the i>clicker software to your laptop BEFORE your class.
Refer to the Laptop module for steps to connect your laptop computer.
Connect the purple CLICKER cable to your laptop’s USB port.
Launch the i>clicker software from your laptop to begin your session.
(Optional) Follow the Desktop Computer module steps to project the screen image.
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Lecture Halls
Using the Lectern
Touch
Panel
Keyboard &
Track Pad
Auxiliary
Input Panel
DVD/CD
Player
Computer
Document
Camera
Wheel Brakes
To move the lectern, make
sure that the wheel brakes
are unlocked.
Using the Touch Screen
Touch the Touch Panel to “wake” it and then touch the
desired feature:
•
•
•
•
System On (ALL features)
Left Only (left projector)
Right Only (right projector)
Audio Only
Depending on which feature you choose, the projector screen(s) may lower.
The system takes a minute to warm up and a screen, similar to the following appears.
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Select the screen(s) on which the
device will DISPLAY:
• touch UNDER “Left Display
Options” for the left projection
screen
Once
system
warms
up,
select
your
DEVICE.
• touch UNDER “Right Display
Options” for the right projection
screen
• touch the arrows in the banner
for display position options
For AUDIO, touch an audio input
device, touch Sound icon then
set volume.
Use controls to set room lighting.
QUICK START
Quickstart (continued)
Selection Key
• Green = active selection
• Pink = disabled selection
• Rectangle outline = device
controls are active.
Select Device
Laptop - connect and project laptop image or sound
Doc Cam - use the document camera
DVD/CD - play DVDs or CD
Aux Inputs - select Aux Inputs when connecting devices through the lectern’s auxiliary panel
Desktop Computer - project image from the desktop computer
Projection Options
To project device output to screen displays, touch the area UNDER “Left Display/Right Display
Options...” To control the Left/Right displays, touch the down arrow in the respective banner. The
following options appear:
•Blank Screen - Remove image
•Screen Up / Down - Move screen
•Annotate Over Current Souce - Write over source
•Whiteboard - Clear source; use as whiteboard
Touch the green + icon
to display the projected image in full screen on the touch panel.
Annotation Feature
To write or annotate on the currently projected image, touch “Annotate Over Current Source.” To
write on a blank screen, touch “Whiteboard.” Annotation tools appear as follows:
Clear annotations
Pen colors
Eraser
Line Weight
Back to previous screen
Audio (optional)
1. For audio, select the device you want to input audio from (if it’s not already selected).
2. Touch the sound icon.
3. The sound icon appears on the selected device.
3. Sound icon appears
on that device
1. With audio
source
selected
(e.g,. Laptop)
2. Touch Sound icon
?
Need Help
Get help in any of the following ways:
• Refer to the individual modules included here for
details on using the devices.
• Touch Help in the lower left corner of the touch panel
or call MediaTech at 412-268-8855.
QUICK START
DVD or CD - Insert the DVD or CD.
Touch Panel
1. Touch DVD/CD. The DVD/CD Controls appear. Controls are similar to standard
DVD players (see reverse). Touch Eject and insert your DVD/CD into the player.
Note: If the DVD/CD player does not power on through the touch screen, turn it
on and press Eject on the DVD/CD player itself.
2. If you need to navigate through the DVD/CD menus, touch UNDER Left Display
Options and/or Right Display Options to project the menus. If you entered the
touch panel through the Audio Only option, you will need to turn the projector
on.
DVD/CD Player
Using DVD or MP3
3. Within the Left and Right Display Options banner:
• Touch the down arrows for display options (e.g., blank screen, screen up,
screen down, etc.).
• Touch the green + icon to display the projected image in full screen on the
touch panel.
4. To select the audio source, select that device and then touch the sound icon.
For more information, refer to the Quick Start guide.
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DVD or MP3 (continued)
Skip back
Fast-rewind
Play
Pause
Stop
Fast-forward
Skip forward
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HDMI
(provided)
VGA
(provided)
USB
(provided)
Audio
(provided)
Cables - A VGA, HDMI, Audio and USB cable are
provided.
Cables (Mac computers) - Bring the appropriate
Mac adapter for your model.
1. Connect the VGA or the HDMI cable to the
port on your device.
2. If you are using a VGA connection and want
to project sound from your device, connect the
audio cable as well.
3. If you need Internet access but do not have a wireless card, plug your Ethernet
cable into the Campus Network port on the auxiliary panel (see below).
Note: You will need to bring your own Ethernet cable.
4. For your convenience, power outlets are available on the far right side of the
auxiliary input panel (see the image below).
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Laptop (continued)
Touch Panel
1. Touch Laptop.
2. The laptop control/connections appear. Do ONE of the following:
• If you connected through the VGA cable, touch VGA.
- OR • If you connected through the HDMI cable, touch HDMI.
3. Touch UNDER Left Display Options and/or Right Display Options to project the
image. Within the Left and Right Display Options banner:
• Touch the down arrows for display options (e.g., blank screen, screen up,
screen down, etc.).
• Touch the green + icon to display the projected image in full screen on the
touch panel.
4. If the device image does not display, do one of the following:
• Reboot your device.
• On a laptop, select the “mirroring”/LCD/CRT button (varies between
manufacturers: F3, F5, F7 or F8.
5. To select an audio source, select that device and then touch the sound icon
and adjust volume. If you are using an HDMI connection and the sound is not
projecting, connect the Audio cable and touch VGA to project audio in analog.
VGA =
Analog
audio
HDMI =
Digital
audio
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HDMI
USB
Audio
VGA
Cables - Be sure to bring a VGA or HDMI cable with you. If you intend to use sound,
you will also need an audio cable. For other devices, a
USB cable may be necessary.
Second Laptop
Connecting a Second Laptop
Mac computers - Bring the appropriate Mac adapter for
your model.
1. Connect the VGA or the HDMI cable to the port on
your computer.
2. Depending on how you connected, VGA or HDMI, do one of the following:
• VGA cable - plug the other end into the Aux VGA jack on the auxiliary panel
-OR• HDMI cable - plug the other end into the HDMI 1 or HDMI 2 port on the
auxiliary panel.
3. For audio, depending on how you connected, do one of the following:
• VGA connection - connect the audio cable to the Aux VGA Audio port
-OR• HDMI - sound should flow through the HDMI connection; however, if it fails,
connect the audio cable to the Aux VGA port.
4. If needed, power outlets are available on the far right side of the auxiliary panel.
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Touch Panel
1. Touch Aux Inputs.
2. The laptop control/connections appear. Do ONE of the following:
• If you connected through the VGA cable, touch VGA.
- OR • If you connected through the HDMI cable, touch HDMI.
3. Touch UNDER Left Display Options and/or Right Display Options to project the
image. Within the Left and Right Display Options banner:
• Touch the down arrows for display options (e.g., blank screen, screen up,
screen down, etc.).
• Touch the green + icon to display the projected image in full screen on the
touch panel.
4. If the device image does not display, do one of the following:
• Reboot your device.
• On a laptop, select the “mirroring”/LCD/CRT button (varies between
manufacturers: F3, F5, F7 or F8).
5. To select an audio source, select that device and then touch the sound icon
and adjust volume. If you are using an HDMI connection and the sound is not
projecting, connect the Audio cable and touch VGA to project audio in analog.
For more information, refer to the Quick Start guide.
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Cables - Bring a mini-to-mini cable to the classroom.
1. Connect one end of the cable to the headphone jack on your music device.
Connect the other end to the AUX VGA AUDIO jack on the auxiliary input panel.
Turn on the device.
Note: If you would like to show a video from an iPod video player, refer to the
Connecting a Laptop, iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch module.
Mini-to-mini cable
Musical Devices
Connecting a Musical Device
Auxiliary VGA Audio
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Musical device (continued)
Touch Panel
1. Touch Aux Inputs.
2. The Auxiliary Input Controls appear. Touch VGA.
3. Touch the Sound icon and adjust the volume.
For more information, refer to the Quick Start module.
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VCR
Connecting a VCR
Cables/Equipment - Bring a VCR and the appropriate cable to the classroom.
1. Do ONE of the following to connect the cable(s) to the back of the VCR (the VCR
back panel may vary between models):
• RCA cable (yellow, white and red) - connect the yellow cable to the VIDEO
OUT jack, and the white and red cables into the AUDIO L and R jacks,
respectively.
- OR • Component Video cable (blue, green, red, plus audio cables) - connect the
green cable to the Y jack, the blue to Pb and red to Pr. Attach the audio cables
into the audio out jacks.
2. Do ONE of the following to connect the cables to the auxiliary input panel:
• RCA cable - connect the yellow cable to the VIDEO PB jack. Connect the
white to the AUDIO LEFT jack (white), and the red into AUDIO RIGHT
(red).
- OR • Component Video cable - connect green to Y, blue to PB and red to PR and
then, the audio cables into the red and white AUDIO jacks.
3. Plug the VCR power cord into a power outlet and turn on the VCR. For your
convenience, two power outlets are located on the far right side of the auxiliary
input panel.
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VCR (continued)
Touch Panel
1. Touch Aux Inputs.
2. The Auxiliary Input controls/connections appear. Touch Composite Video.
3. Touch UNDER Left Display Options and/or Right Display Options to project the
image.
4. Within the Left and Right Display Options banner:
• Touch the down arrows for display options (e.g., blank screen, screen up,
screen down, etc.).
• Touch the green + icon to display the projected image in full screen on the
touch panel.
5. To select an audio source, select that device and then touch the Sound icon. Sound
can be controlled from the touch panel.
For more information, refer to the Quick Start module.
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Depending on the type of connection that your video camera offers, do ONE of the
following:
• If your video camera uses RCA cables (see graphic), follow the Composite Video
connection steps included below.
- OR • If your video camera uses VGA or HDMI connections, use the steps included in
the Laptop module to connect your video camera.
Composite Connection
Equipment - Bring the video camera and appropriate RCA cable for your camera
model.
Video Camera
Connecting a Video Camera
1. Connect the cable to the AV IN/OUT jack
on the video camera.
Note: Location and names will vary due to
different camera models.
2. Connect the cables to the auxiliary input
panel, as follows:
• RCA cable - connect the yellow cable to
the Pb jack (below VIDEO).
• Connect the white and red cables to the AUDIO LEFT (white) and AUDIO
RIGHT (red) jacks respectively.
3. Turn on the camera.
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Video Camera (continued)
Touch Panel
1. Touch Aux Inputs.
2. The Auxiliary Input controls/connections appear. Touch Composite Video.
3. Touch UNDER Left Display Options and/or Right Display Options to project the
image.
4. Within the Left and Right Display Options banner:
• Touch the down arrows for display options (e.g., blank screen, screen up,
screen down, etc.).
• Touch the green + icon to display the projected image in full screen on the
touch panel.
5. To select an audio source, select that device and then touch the Sound icon. Sound
can be controlled from the touch panel.
For more information, refer to the Quick Start module.
Sound icon
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Camera
Lamp Arm
Base
Lamp Arm
Panel
1. To release and raise the camera arm, press the button on the base of the arm in the
direction indicated by the arrows. Turn the camera until the lens is pointed down.
2. Raise the lamp into position by lifting the arms toward the back of the unit. Rotate
the lamps so the light shines on the base.
Document Camera
Set Up Document Camera
Note: Arm lamps are not needed for transparencies, slides or negatives; they ARE
needed to project paper documents and objects.
Note: Document camera lights are energy efficient and will turn off automatically after an extended period of inactivity.
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Document Camera (continued)
Touch Panel
1. Touch Doc Cam to turn on the device, or press the power button on the document
camera itself. There is a slight delay as the doc camera powers up; the light on the
device will turn from red to green.
2. Touch UNDER Left Display Options and/or Right Display Options to project the
image.
3. Within the Left and Right Display Options banner:
• Touch the down arrows for display options (e.g., blank screen, screen up,
screen down, etc.).
• Touch the green + icon to display the projected image in full screen on the
touch panel.
4. Document Camera Device controls:
•
•
•
•
Zoom (- and +) - control image size.
Focus - improve image quality
Lamp - turn on side arm lamps or lower base lamp
Freeze - press “on” to take a still shot of the currently projected image; press
“off ” to resume active projection
5. To select an audio source, select that device and then touch the sound icon.
For more information, refer to the Quick Start guide.
Sound icon
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1. The keyboard and
track pad are located
in the drawer just
under the surface of
the lectern.
2. A USB port for jump
drive, etc. access
is located on the
computer.
3. Use your Andrew
UserID and password
to login. Similar to
cluster computers, BE
SURE TO LOGOUT
once you are finished.
4. The computer has
Internet access; it also offers the same Windows software suite as the public
clusters. To activate, see reverse side for the Touch panel steps.
Desktop Computer
Use the Desktop Computer
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Pull out for computer
keyboard and track pad
USB ports
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Desktop Computer (continued)
Touch Panel
1. Touch Desktop to activate.
2. Touch UNDER Left Display Options and/or Right Display Options to project the
image.
3. Within the Left and Right Display Options banner:
• Touch the down arrows for display options (e.g., blank screen, screen up,
screen down, etc.).
• Touch the green + icon to display the projected image in full screen on the
touch panel.
4. To view the desktop computer image as full screen on the lectern monitor ONLY
touch “View the desktop on lectern monitor only”.
5. Once in full screen mode,
touch the “previous” arrow
in the lower right corner to
return to the Touch panel
controls.
6. To select an audio source,
select that device and then
touch the Sound icon.
For more information, refer to
the Quick Start guide.
Touch here to
return to Touch
Panel controls
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The i>clicker classroom response technology is available in large classrooms,
auditoriums and some small classrooms; for a list of availability please visit
www.cmu.edu/computing/mediatech/clickers/.
For detailed instructions on using Clickers visit www.cmu.edu/teaching/clickers/
Using the Desktop Computer
Clickers
Using Clickers in the Classroom
1. The keyboard and track pad
are located in the drawer
just under the surface of the
lectern.
2. A USB port for jump drive,
wireless mouse access is
located on the computer.
3. Use your Andrew UserID and
password to login. BE SURE
TO LOGOUT once your
session is finished.
4. Copy the iclicker - Copy me
first folder to your AFS space.
5. Rename the folder for your class (e.g., Physics 123).
6. Open the copied folder to begin your session.
7. (Optional) Follow the Desktop Computer module steps to project the screen
image.
Using the Desktop Computer with Your Jump Drive
To use a jump drive/USB key with the classroom desktop computer:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Connect the jump drive to the USB port located on the desktop computer.
The Actions screen will display.
Choose Open the Folder to begin your session.
(Optional) Follow the Desktop Computer module steps to project the screen image.
Using Your Laptop
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Load the i>clicker software to your laptop BEFORE your class.
Refer to the Laptop module for steps to connect your laptop computer.
Connect the purple CLICKER cable to your laptop’s USB port.
Launch the i>clicker software from your laptop to begin your session.
(Optional) Follow the Desktop Computer module steps to project the screen image.
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