Room Tutorial 5a

Summary

Instructions for console in rooms BH 225, BH 252, BH 256, BH 408, BUS 219, HH 108, HH 113, HH 201, HH 206, HH 439, HH 543, HH 667 HUM 111, HUM 207, HUM 277

console


Cablecast Instructions

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

main power switch

2. Next to the main power switch 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 displays on screen.

pixie LCD projector control

3. Locate the AMPLIFIER in the front of the console.

Turn the LEFT AND RIGHT OUTPUT knobs to 12 o’clock.
Turn the SOURCE ONE knob to 10 o’clock.
left and right output volume knobs

source one volume control

4. Turn on the VCR.

Use the remote control attached to the console to select
the channel. Channel will appear on the VCR display.
Call 15103 to start your broadcast.
Closed Captioning: Turn on caption switch at the top of
the console. (Turn off when finished.)

VCR/DVD deck

TO SHUT DOWN: Press the POWER OFF button on the Projector Control.
Then 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. Next to the main power switch 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 displays on screen.

pixie LCD projector control

3. Locate the AMPLIFIER in the front of the console.

Turn the LEFT AND RIGHT OUTPUT knobs to 12 o’clock.
Turn the SOURCE ONE knob to 10 o’clock.
left and right output volume knobs

source one volume knob

4. Turn on the VCR.

Insert your media and press PLAY.
If you do not see an image, press the VCR/DVD button on
the front of the player to switch between players.
Remember to EJECT your media before you leave.
Closed Captioning: Turn on caption switch at the top
of the console. (Turn off when finished.)

VCR/DVD player power button

TO SHUT DOWN: Press the POWER OFF button on the Projector Control.
Then turn off the MAIN POWER SWITCH on the console.


CD Instructions

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

console main power switch

2. Locate the AMPLIFIER in the front of the console.

Turn the LEFT AND RIGHT OUTPUT knobs to 12 o’clock.
Turn the SOURCE ONE knob to 10 o’clock.
left and right output volume knobs

source one volume knob

3. Turn on the VCR.

Press the POWER button on the VCR.
Insert your disc and press PLAY.
Remember to EJECT your media before you leave.
 

VCR/DVD player power button

TO SHUT DOWN: Press the POWER OFF button on the Projector Control.
Then turn off the MAIN POWER SWITCH on the console.


Laptop Instructions

1. MAKE SURE THE LAPTOP IS TURNED OFF.

2. Turn on the console’s MAIN POWER SWITCH located in the upper right corner of the console.

console main power switch

3. Next to the main power switch 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 displays 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

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

Macs will require an adapter.

computer VGA connection

5. Stored on the side of the console, there is a black cable.

Attach it to the VGA connector on your laptop.

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

VGA cable atop console

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

Be gentle, don’t tighten them too tight.

VGA connection

7. TURN ON YOUR LAPTOP LAST.

TO SHUT DOWN: Press the POWER OFF button on the Projector Control.
Then 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 is turned up on your laptop.

2. Locate the AMPLIFIER in the front of the console.

Turn the LEFT AND RIGHT OUTPUT knobs to 12 o’clock.

Turn the SOURCE TWO knob to 10 o’clock.

left and right output volume knobs

source one 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.


Local Input Instructions

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

console main power switch

2. Next to the main power switch 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 VIDEO button below the POWER button.

pixie projector control

3. Locate the AMPLIFIER in the front of the console.

Turn the LEFT AND RIGHT OUTPUT knobs to 12 o’clock.
Turn the SOURCE ONE knob to 10 o’clock.

left and right output volume knobs

source one volume knob

4. Connect your equipment using RCA cables to the VIDEO and/or AUDIO inputs on the front of the VCR.

Using the VCR remote, press the AUX button until L2 appears on the VCR display. This activates the front input.
RETURN THE DISPLAY TO “CH” WHEN YOU ARE FINISHED.

VCR AV inputs


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 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 POWER. Look for a green light in the middle of the unit.
LEFT & RIGHT OUTPUT Volume at 12:00
SOURCE 1 or SOURCE 2 at 10:00 or higher
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 box.
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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