Room Tutorial: Black box + Sony tuner + Toca amp + VCR/DVD deck

A picture of a black box AV console with the following components: Sony tv tuner, Toca sound amplifier, VCR/DVD deck, and computer VGA cables.

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


TURNING ON THE SYSTEM


STEP 1: Turn on the main power-switch.

STEP 2: On the projector control panel, press ON once, and wait 30 seconds.

*In certain classrooms, the projector controls may be inside the bottom drawer.


CONNECTING A LAPTOP: VGA OR HDMI


*All consoles come equipped with VGA, but some have HDMI as well. Please refer to the classroom database chart for what's installed in specific classrooms.

STEP 1: On the projector control panel, press COMP to select the appropriate input (respective classrooms may use different inputs):

VGA cable: COMPUTER, LAPTOP, or VGA
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: At the AV1 Input Selector, press in the appropriate button when using:

VGA cable: Button 4, labeled COMPUTER AUDIO or VGA AUDIO
HDMI cable: Button 5, labeled HDMI

STEP 4: To get audio, turn on the amplifier (PA Power Switch). Adjust volume using the Master Volume Control knob.

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 projector control panel, press VIDEO. (on the projected image, input should indicate VIDEO).

STEP 2: At the AV1 Input Selector, press in button 1 labeled CABLE TV

STEP 3: Turn on the amplifier (PA Power Switch). Adjust volume using the Master Volume Control knob.

STEP 4: Select the desired cable channel using the keypad on the Sony cable TV channel selector (CHANNEL # + ENTER).

STEP 5: Call x15103 to start the cablecast.


USING THE VCR/DVD PLAYER


STEP 1: On the projector control panel, press VIDEO. (on the projected image, input should indicate VIDEO).

STEP 2: At the AV1 Input Selector, press in button 2 labeled VCR/DVD

STEP 3: Turn on the amplifier (PA Power Switch). Adjust volume using the Master Volume Control knob.

STEP 4: Turn on VCR/DVD combo player. Insert media and press play.

 

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