How do I use the Instructional Technology in David Straz Science Center (DSC) 095?

bmetzler
2017-01-11 21:22

How do I use the instructional technology in DSC 95 (Physics Studio 1)? 

Click here for video instructions: http://youtu.be/d0GzsMx8fl4

To display instructor’s laptop:

  1. Connect the appropriate cable to your computer
    1. VGA with mini stereo or
    2. HDMI
    3. Touch the AMX control panel to awaken it.
    4. If the Carthage logo appears, press again to access the main control screen
    5. “First Select a Source” - On the left side of the screen, select the input cable you have already connected to your laptop.
    6. “Then Select a Display” – choose
      1. Main Display
      2. 4 Table Displays or
      3. Both
      4. Volume is controlled at the bottom of the touch screen

To display student computers on the screens next to each table:

  1. Press “Breakout” in the lower right corner of the touch screen.
  2. Student computer at each table will be shown on the appropriate screen.
  3. Students press the “show me” button to have their image displayed.
  4. The “Advanced” button will allow the instructor to send a selected image to the screen(s) of his/her choice.

To show DVD or Bluray:

  1. Select “Bluray” on the source side of the main input screen
  2. Choose the displays you wish to have the video shown on
  3. The touch screen serves as the DVD/Bluray remote
  4. Volume is controlled at the bottom of the touch screen

 To display the ceiling camera:

  1. Touch “Ceiling Camera” on the source side of the main input screen
  2. Choose the displays you wish to have the image shown on
  3. Select the image size by using the + or – Zoom control or one of the four presets near the bottom of the touch screen.

 To shut down the system, press “Power” in the lower left corner of the touch screen. Touch “Entire Room.”

 

Submitted/Approved 02/01/15 I. Nothem & B. Metzler

 

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