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The technology instructions for the Tempest Theater. If you experience any problems, call ext. 3333 or email the Help Desk at Please visit our Web site at for additional information. 
Quick links to sections of this article:
 Connecting a Laptop Using the Podium Computer   Blanking Projector 
 Turning off the Projector  Connecting the HooverCam  Using the Hoover Cam for Zoom

Connecting a laptop:

Step 1:Tap the power button on the display panel.

Step 2:Connect one of the three chords that are on the podium to your device.

Step 3:On the display, select the Media Source that corresponds to your device (Ex. If using HDMI, select Laptop HDMI.)
Step 4:Press the Windows key + P and click Duplicate to make the projector display the same as your screen.

Using the Podium Computer:

Step 1:
Tap the power button on the display panel.

Step 2:Under Media Sources, tap Lectern PC. 

Step 4:If the PC is not already on, turn it on.

Step 5:Log in with your network username and password.

Blanking Projectors:

Tap the Blank Projector button to turn the display to a blank screen. The button will be blue when active.

Properly Turning Off the Projector:

Step 1:

Turn off the projector by touching the POWER button on the left sidebar. You will be prompted, “Are you sure you want to power off the system?” Touch Yes, Shutdown System.

Step 2:

Turn the computer off by clicking on the START button at the bottom left of the screen, then select the SHUTDOWN option. Choose SHUTDOWN in the dialog box and click OK.

Step 3:

If you want to turn on the projector again, give the machine several minutes to cool down before restarting the projector.

Warning: Do NOT turn off the Surge Protector!

Make sure that the projector is turned OFF because it is very expensive to replace the bulb.

Connecting the HooverCam to a Laptop:

Step 1:Make sure the orange USB cable is plugged into the HooverCam

Step 2:Plug that Same orange cable into your Laptop’s USB port.

Step 3:On the HooverCam screen, click the monitor Icon in the upper right hand side of the screen.

Step 4:Select the USB option.

Sharing the HooverCam on Zoom:

While in a call, select Video Settings and then choose HooverCam Ultra8 in the camera drop down.

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