Room Tutorial 4f

Summary

Instructions for consoles in rooms BH 223, HSS 259, HSS 278, HSS 287, HSS 349
black audio visual console


Cablecast Instructions

1. TURN ON THE MAIN POWER SWITCH (upper right corner of the console).

2. On the top of the console is the projector control. Press the POWER ON button ONCE.

The projector will take about 25 seconds to warm up.

On the same control, press the VIDEO button below the POWER button-VIDEO appears on screen.

Projector menu controls

3. Locate a row of white buttons on the front of the console.

Press the button marked CABLE TV (button 1).

Source selector buttons

4. Locate the AMPLIFIER.

Check for a GREEN LIGHT in the center of the unit.

Set the LEFT & RIGHT OUTPUT knobs to 12 o’clock.
Set the MAIN AUDIO knob to 9 o’clock.

Closed Captions: The caption switch is under the main power switch. Turn OFF when finished.

Audio output channel dials

Main audio dial

5. Locate the CHANNEL SELECTOR (above the amplifier).

Press and hold the CH UP or CH DOWN button to select your channel.

Return to CH 61 when finished.
Call 15103 to start your broadcast.

Channel up and down buttons

TO SHUT DOWN: Press the POWER OFF button on the Projector Control ONCE.
Turn MAIN POWER SWITCH OFF.


DVD/VCR Instructions

1. TURN ON THE MAIN POWER SWITCH (upper right corner of the console).

2. On the top of the console is the projector control.

Press the POWER ON button ONCE.
The projector will take about 25 seconds to warm up.

On the same control, press the VIDEO button below the POWER button-VIDEO appears on screen.

Projector menu controls

3. Locate a row of white buttons on the front of the console.

Press the button marked DVD/VCR (button 2).

input selector DVD/VCR button

4. Locate the AMPLIFIER.

Check for a GREEN LIGHT in the center of the unit.

Set the LEFT & RIGHT OUTPUT knobs to 12 o’clock.
Set the MAIN AUDIO knob to 9 o’clock.

Closed Captions: Turn on caption switch in the center of the console. Turn OFF when finished.

left and right output volume knobsmain audio knob

5. Press the POWER button.

Insert your media-press PLAY

Press the VCR/DVD button on the front panel to switch between players

Remember to EJECT your media before you leave.

eject button of vcr/dvd player

TO SHUT DOWN: Press the POWER OFF button on the Projector Control ONCE.
Turn MAIN POWER SWITCH OFF.


CD Instructions

1. TURN ON THE MAIN POWER SWITCH (upper right corner of the console).

2. Locate a row of white buttons on the front of the console.

Press the button marked DVD/VCR (button 2).

input selector DVD/VCR button

3. Locate the AMPLIFIER.

Check for a GREEN LIGHT in the center of the unit.

Set the LEFT & RIGHT OUTPUT knobs to 12 o’clock.
Set the MAIN AUDIO knob to 9 o’clock.

Closed Captions: Turn on caption switch in the center of the console. Turn OFF when finished.

left and right output volume knobsmain audio knob

4. Press the POWER button.

Insert your media-press PLAY

Remember to EJECT your media before you leave.

vcr/dvd eject button

TO SHUT DOWN: Press the POWER OFF button on the Projector Control ONCE.
Turn MAIN POWER SWITCH OFF.


Laptop Instructions

1. Make sure the laptop is turned OFF.

2. TURN ON THE MAIN POWER SWITCH (upper right corner of the console).

3. On the top of the console is the projector control.

Press the POWER ON button ONCE.

The projector will take about 25 seconds to warm up.

On the same control, press the COMP button below the POWER button-LAPTOP appears on screen

DOWN ARROW corrects cut off or jumping computer image. UP ARROW activates the NO SHOW function. Projected image will go black. Press again to resume.

LCD projector controls

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

Macs will require an adapter.

VGA input

5. Hanging on a hook on the side of the console is a black cable.

Attach it to the VGA connector on your laptop.

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.

VGA with audio cable

6. You can tighten the screws to secure the connection.

Be gentle, don’t tighten them too tight.

VGA cable inserted in laptop

7. TURN ON YOUR LAPTOP LAST.

See Audio instructions on next page.

TO SHUT DOWN: Press the POWER OFF button on the Projector Control ONCE.
Turn MAIN POWER SWITCH OFF. Return the VGA cable to the hook.


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 is turned up on your laptop and IT IS NOT MUTED.

2. Locate the AMPLIFIER.

Check for a GREEN LIGHT in the center of the unit.

Set the LEFT & RIGHT OUTPUT knobs to 12 o’clock.

Set the COMPUTER AUDIO knob to 9 o’clock.

left and right output volume knobscomputer audio volume knob

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: 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.


Troubleshooting Information

1. No image through 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 or COMP)
Check the INPUT SELECTOR buttons
(CABLE TV, DVD/VCR)
Check 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 7 in this manual).

2. No Sound:

Check the AMPLIFIER POWER. Look for a green light in the middle of the unit.
LEFT & RIGHT OUTPUT Volume at 12:00
MAIN AUDIO/COMP AUDIO/WIRELESS MIC at 9:00 or higher?
Check the INPUT SELECTOR buttons
(CABLE TV, DVD/VCR)
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.
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 check one out from our office.
Faculty must come to our office to with SFSU ID to check out the cable.
Your computer is not configured properly to log on to the network.
Call DoIT at 81420 for assistance.
The wall jack in the room may not be working.
Call 81494 to have someone come out and check it. No quick fix available.
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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