Room Tutorial 4b

Summary

Instructions for rooms BH 236, 237, HSS 285, TH 429

black AV console


Cablecast Instructions

1. Turn on the console's MAIN POWER SWITCH located in the upper right corner of the console

console main power switch

2. In the bottom drawer of the console is the projector control. Press the POWER button ONCE.

The projector will take about 25 seconds to warm up

On the same control, press the SOURCE button below the POWER button until INPUT 3 appears on screen.

BH 236-INPUT 4 appears

pixie projector control

3. Locate a row of black buttons on the front of the console labeled AV1 INPUT SELECTOR.

Press the button marked CABLE TV.

input selector

4. Locate the AMPLIFIER (above the VCR).

Set the Master Volume Control knob to 12 o'clock

Set the AV1 Input Control knob to 9 o'clock.

amplifier volume knobs

5. Locate the CHANNEL SELECTOR above the amplifier.

Use the keypad to enter your channel and press the ENTER button.

You must press ENTER or the channel will not set.

Call 15103 to start your broadcast.

channel selector

TO SHUT DOWN: Press the POWER button on the projector control TWICE.
Turn off the MAIN POWER SWITCH on the console.


VCR/DVD Instructions

1. Turn on the console's MAIN POWER SWITCH located in the upper right corner of the console.

console main power switch

2. In the bottom drawer of the console is the projector control.

Press the POWER button ONCE.

The projector will take about 25 seconds to warm up.

On the same control, press the SOURCE button below the POWER button until INPUT 3 appears on screen.

BH 236-INPUT 4 appears.

pixie projector control

3. Locate a row of black buttons on the front of the console labeled AV1 INPUT SELECTOR.

Press the button marked VCR/DVD.

input selector

4. Locate the AMPLIFIER (above the VCR).

Set the Master Volume Control knob to 12 o'clock

Set the AV1 Input Control knob to 9 o'clock

amplifier volume knobs

5. Press the POWER button on the VCR

Insert your media and press PLAY.

Remember to EJECT your media before you leave.

vcr  dvd player

TO SHUT DOWN: Press the POWER button on the projector control TWICE
Turn off the MAIN POWER SWITCH on the console.


CD Instructions

The sound system in this room is mono. It will not reproduce stereo effects.

1. Turn on the console's MAIN POWER SWITCH located in the upper right corner of the console.

console main power switch

2. Locate a row of black buttons on the front of the console labeled AV1 INPUT SELECTOR.

Press the button marked VCR/DVD.

3. Locate the AMPLIFIER (above the VCR).

Set the Master Volume Control knob to 12 o'clock

Set the AV1 Input control knob to 9 o'clock

amplifier volume knobs

4. Press the POWER button on the VCR/DVD player

Press the OPEN/CLOSE button.

Insert your DVD and press PLAY

Remember to EJECT your CD before you leave

VCR DVD player

TO SHUT DOWN: Turn off the MAIN POWER SWITCH on the console


Laptop Instructions

Make sure the laptop is turned OFF.

1. Turn on the console's MAIN POWER SWITCH located in the upper right corner of the console.

console main power switch

2. In the bottom drawer of the console is the projector control. Press the POWER button ONCE.

The projector will take about 25 seconds to warm up

On the same control, press the SOURCE button below the POWER button until INPUT 1 appears on screen.

Press the DOWN ARROW to correct cut off or jumping computer image.

Press the UP ARROW to activate the NO SHOW function. Projected image will go black. Press again to resume.

pixie projector control

3. Locate the VGA connector on the back of your laptop.

Macs require an adapter.

VGA connector

4. In the bottom drawer, there is a black cable. Attach it to the VGA connector on your latop.

Line up the connector carefully and do not force the connection. There are very delicate pins inside and if damaged, they can corrupt the image on screen.

You can tighten the screws to secure the connection. Be gentle, don't tighten them too tight.

VGA cable in drawer

VGA connected to laptop

5. TURN ON YOUR LAPTOP LAST

Audio Instructions on next page.

TO SHUT DOWN: Press the POWER button on the projector control TWICE.
Turn off the MAIN POWER SWITCH on the console.


Computer Audio Instructions

1. Attached to the VGA cable is an audio (mini) cable. Plug it in to the headphone jack
on your laptop. Make sure the volume on your laptop is turned up.

2. Press the COMPUTER AUDIO button (#4) on the Input Selector and adjust the volume on the amplifier.

input selector

amplifier volume knobs

 

 

 

 

Computer Key Commands
Acer Fn+F5
Apple CMD+F1
Dell Fn+F8
Fujitsu Fn+F4
Gateway Fn+F3
HP/Compaq Fn+F5
IBM/Lenovo Fn+F7
Sony Fn+F7
Toshiba Fn+F5

INTERNET ACCESS:
Wired: Use an RJ-45 ethernet cable (AV#C-10) to connect to the data jack in
this room. No login required.
Wireless: Access is available in some SFSU classrooms. To connect, select
“SFSU” from the list of available networks. Start your web browser. You will
be redirected to a login screen.
Further information: http://www.sfsu.edu/~helpdesk/wireless/ or call 338-1420.


Local Input Instructions

External Equipment may be connected using the LOCAL INPUT Connections on the front of the console.

NOTES:
All AV Consoles use a BNC connector for video input. Make sure you have the
proper connector or adapter to connect your video signal. All AV consoles have a MONO ADAPTER.  That means you won't hear stereo playback from any device.

1. Turn on the console MAIN POWER SWITCH.

Turn on the projector, let it warm up and then select the VIDEO source.

2. There are three steps to attaching external equipment: (see images)

1. Connect cables FROM your equipment TO the console's local output.

2. Press the Local Input Button on the AV1 Input Selector.

3. Set the volume.

Locate the AMPLIFIER in the front of the console

Turn the Master Volume Control knob to 12 o'clock

Turn the AV1 Input Control know to 9 o'clock.


Troubleshooting Information

1. No Image throught the projector:

Is the Console's MAIN POWER SWITCH ON?
Can you see a blue light coming from the projector? (If not, the projector is not on)
Check the PROJECTOR SOURCE buttons (VIDEO=INPUT 3 or COMP=INPUT 1)
BH 236 VIDEO=INPUT 4 or COMP=INPUT 1
Check the INPUT SELECTOR buttons (CABLE TV, VCR/DVD, LOCAL INPUT)
The VCR/DVD display (on the front of the player) Does it say VCR or DVD?
Press the VCR/DVD button on the front of the player to switch.
Check that the VGA cable is connected to your laptop securely.
Press the keyboard sequence to activate mirroring (see page 6 in this manual).

2. No Sound:

Check the AMPLIFIER.
Look for a red light over the POWER BUTTON on the right side.
Is the Master Volume at 12:00 and the AV1 Input Control at 9:00 or higher?
Check the INPUT SELECTOR buttons
(CABLE TV, VCR/DVD, LOCAL INPUT, COMPUTER AUDIO)
Is there audio on the VHS or DVD?
Is the volume up on your laptop?

3. The computer image is cut off on one side or jumping

Press the DOWN ARROW BUTTON on the Projector Control on top of the console.
Wait for the computer to resync with the projector.
If that does not work, RESTART THE LAPTOP.

4. No Internet access:

Wireless: call DoIT at 81420.
Wired:
The ethernet cable may not be working. You may need to check one out from our office. Faculty must come to our office to sign for a cable.  Your computer is not configured to properly log on to our network. Call 81420 for assistance.

The jack may be out of service.  Please call out office to report the problem.  Try using wireless.

If these steps do not work, call 81494.

Request Additional Help: 

M-Th 7:45am-10:30pm

F 7:45am-5pm

(415) 338-1494

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