Room Tutorial: BH 229 Collaboratory

A picture of the audio visual console in BH 229, consisting of a Pixie Pro pane l on the left, 80-inch TV on the right, a Dell dekstop computer in front, and HDMI and VGA cables hanging on a hook near the bottom.


TURNING ON THE SYSTEM


STEP 1: Press the ON button at the top left corner of the Pixie Pro panel

STEP 2: Panel will light up; the 80-inch television to the right will turn on. 


CONNECTING A LAPTOP: VGA OR HDMI


STEP 1: At the top-middle of the Pixie Pro panel, press the appropriate source button when using: 

VGA cable: VGA or LAPTOP
HDMI cable: HDMI

STEP 2: Connect VGA (15-pin) or HDMI (small trapezoid) cable to laptop (respective laptops may require adapters).
(When using VGA, plug the attached audio-cord into laptop's headphone jack for sound)

STEP 3: For audio volume, toggle the knob labeled MAIN on the left audio control panel.
The light next to the knob must be GREEN. If RED, press the button underneath. 

EXTRA STEP: If no image shows up, press the following keys on the laptop:

Mac: COMMAND ⌘ + F2
Windows: WINDOWS SYMBOL + P, then select DUPLICATE


RECEIVING CABLECAST


STEP 1: At the top-middle of the Pixie Pro panel, press the source button labeled CAMPUS TV or TUNER.

STEP 2: Select the desired cable channel using the channel UP/DOWN buttons on the bottom left of the Pixie panel. 
Verify the channel at the top of the projected image.  

STEP 3: For audio volume, toggle the knob labeled MAIN on the left audio control panel.
The light next to the knob must be GREEN. If RED, press the button underneath. 

STEP 4: Call x15103 to start the cablecast.


USING THE PODIUM COMPUTER


STEP 1: At the top-middle of the Pixie Pro panel, press the source button labeled PODIUM COMPUTER.

STEP 2: Turn on the podium computer if it isn't already on. 

STEP 3: Log-in with your SFSU ID and SFSU email password.

 

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