How do I use the instructional technology in Lentz Hall 230?

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2015-10-21 00:40

LH 230 - click here for video instructions

Equipment Rack Power

Make sure these power switches are on at all times! DO NOT TURN POWER OFF TO EQUIPMENT IN THE EQUIPMENT RACK!

  • Red Master Switch - Located at the top right of the rack.
  • Amplifier - Power button is located on the lower right of the amp.
  • Volume - Volume for all devices is controlled through the auxiliary dial on the amplifier.

Connecting Your Laptop

  1. Turn on the data projector by using the Epson remote.
  2. Make sure the projector is set to HDMI 1. (If the projector is on a different input, press the Source Search button on the Epson data projector remote and watch to make sure the HDMI 1 input is selected.)
  3. The Kramer switcher must be set to VGA (Input #3).
  4. Boot up your laptop COMPLETELY before connecting the VGA cable from the equipment rack. Then plug in the cable.
  5. Send the image to the projector:
    • On Windows computers, press your "Windows key" and your "P" key at the same time. Select Duplicate to send the image to the projector.
    • On a Mac, navigate to Apple menu () > System Preferences > Displays > Arrangement tab > check Mirror Displays.
  6. Volume is controlled through the auxiliary dial on the amplifier.
  7. When you're done with the projector, please turn it off. Hit the power button on the Epson remote twice to turn off the projector.

Using the VCR/DVD Player

  1. Turn on the data projector by using the Epson remote.
  2. Make sure the projector is set to HDMI 1. (If the projector is on a different input, press the Source Search button on the Epson data projector remote and watch to make sure the HDMI 1 input is selected.)
  3. Make sure all power switches are turned on (see top of sheet).
  4. The Kramer switcher must be set to DVD/VCR (Input #6).
  5. Turn on the VCR/DVD player and insert your media to play it. To switch between DVD and VHS playback, use the DVD/VCR button on the remote. Otherwise, you can press the Play button the DVD side of the player to switch over to DVD, or press the Channel Up/Down buttons on the VCR side of the player to switch over to VCR.
  6. Volume is controlled through the auxiliary dial on the amplifier.
  7. When you're done with the projector, please turn it off. Hit the power button on the Epson remote twice to turn off the projector.

Using the Blu-ray Player

  1. Turn on the data projector by using the Epson remote.
  2. Make sure the projector is set to HDMI 1. (If the projector is on a different input, press the Source Search button on the Epson data projector remote and watch to make sure the HDMI 1 input is selected.)
  3. Make sure all power switches are turned on (see top of sheet).
  4. The Kramer switcher must be set to Blu-ray (Input #1).
  5. Turn on the Blu-ray player using the Sony BD remote or using the power button located on the right of the player.
  6. To insert/remove your Blu-ray disk, open the Blu-ray player's disk tray using the Open/Close button on the upper left corner of the Sony BD remote, or use the open/close button located on the right of the player.
  7. Volume is controlled through the auxiliary dial on the amplifier.
  8. When you're done with the projector, please turn it off. Hit the power button on the Epson remote twice to turn off the projector.

Using the Document Camera

  1. Plug the document camera's power cord in an available power outlet. There should be one on the front of the equipment rack.
  2. The Kramer switcher must be set to Doc Cam (Input #7).
  3. Turn on the document camera using the power switch on its left side.
  4. Place your object on the document camera's viewing surface, and adjust focus and zoom as necessary.

Leaving the projector running for extended periods while it's not in use significantly shortens the life of the projector. To turn off the projector, push the power button on its remote twice.

For help with classroom technology, please email Media Services at av@carthage.edu or call (262) 551-5950.

Reviewed/Approved 10/09/15 by M. Darrow of Media Services

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