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BLR Steinman 114
Technology Instructions for Brinser Lecture Room (Steinman 114). If you experience any problems, call ext. 3333 or e-mail the Help Desk at Please visit our Web site at for additional information.
Quick Links to sections in this article:
Using the Podium Computer       Using the Document Camera       Using a Laptop Computer 
Using the VCR/DVD Player  Properly Turning Off the Projector      


 Using the Podium Computer 

Step 1:Touch the panel to bring up the screen.
Step 2:Push Projector Power at the top left corner of the screen. 
Projector Power

Step 3:Press Projector OnStep 4:Hit the Back button. Push Source Select. The screen will come down. 
Source Select

Step 5:
Select Dedicated PC. The PC will appear on the screen. 
Dedicated PC

Step 6:If there is no volume, make sure the Mute button is not on. 
Mute Button

Warning: Computer resets upon restart and shut down. Save your files to the network or removable media only. 

Using the Document Camera

Step 1:Push Document Camera on the Source Select screen. 
Document Camera

Step 2:When you select Doc Cam, the projector will automatically turn on. 
Note: wait for the projector to warm up. 
Step 3:Make sure that the Document Camera is on and in position. The power switch is on the left hand side of the base. The release is found at the bottom of the camera arm. 
Doc Cam Power Switch

Step 4:Use the buttons on the document camera to adjust the lighting and view of your objects. 
Using a Laptop Computer
Note: It is recommended that you register your laptop on the college network to ensure better connectivity. 

Step 1:Begin with the laptop turned off in order to connect.  Step 2: Connect the VGA cable to the blue port, the Ethernet cable to the network jack, and the sound cable to the headphone jack on your laptop. The cables are found in the cable box on top of the podium. 
Step 3: If you have a MacBook, you will need a video adapter.  Step 4: Touch Laptop on the Source Select screen. The projector will automatically turn on. 
Note: Wait a few moments for the projector to warm up. 

Step 5: Turn on the laptop by pressing its power button. If you need power, plug your power adapter into the outlet in the cable box. 
Using the VCR/DVD Player
There are two DVD players in the BLR. The Region Free DVD player is silver and skinny. 

Step 1: Press the DVD button for playing DVDs or VCR button for playing VHS tapes. 
Note: Wait for the projector to warm up. 

Step 2: Press the Power button on the left side of the silver VCR/DVD player if not already on.  Step 3: Place either a DVD in the left side or a VHS tape in the right side of the VCR/DVD player.  Step 4: Use the buttons on the touch screen to control the media. The volume buttons are located at the right side of the screens. 
Volume Controls

Properly Turning Off the Projector

Step 1: Turn off the projector by touching the Finished Presentation button on the bottom of the touch screen. You will be prompted "Are you sure you want to power off the system?" Touch YesFinished Presentation
Step 2: The screen will go up when Finished Presentation is touched and the system will shut down.  Step 3: 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 4: If you want to turn on the projector again, give the machine several minutes to cool down before restarting it. 
Warning: Do NOT turn off the surge protector. 

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