Room Tutorial: Flatscreen TV with HDMI and VGA, + VCR/DVD deck

A picture of a large flatscreen television fixed on a pedestal, with computer VGA and HDMI connections hanging on hooks. A VCR/DVD deck is also attached to the sytem.

*Image is a representation of components and appearance. Respective classrooms may have components in different spots.


TURNING ON THE SYSTEM


STEP 1: Use the attached remote-control, point at the bottom-right of the TV, then press the power button. 


CONNECTING A LAPTOP: VGA OR HDMI


STEP 1: On the remote-control, press SOURCE. The source row will appear on the top of the screen.
Use the arrow buttons to select the appropriate source when using:

VGA cable: HDMI 1
HDMI cable: HDMI 2

*The two sources may be flipped due to outside intervention. Try the other if no image. 

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, use the remote-control's volume buttons to toggle up or down. 

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: On the remote-control, press SOURCE. The source row will appear on the top of the screen.
Use the arrow buttons to select the source labeled TV.

STEP 2: Select the desired cable channel by using the remote as you would a TV at home.  

STEP 3: For audio volume, use the remote-control's volume buttons to toggle up or down.

STEP 4: Call x15103 to start the cablecast.


USING THE VCR/DVD PLAYER


STEP 1: On the remote-control, press SOURCE. The source row will appear on the top of the screen.
Use the arrow buttons to select the source labeled AV.

STEP 2: For audio volume, use the remote-control's volume buttons to toggle up or down.

STEP 3: Turn on VCR/DVD combo player. Insert media and press play.

 

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