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Hoover 111, 211, 215
Technology Instructions for Hoover 111, 211, and 215. If you experience any problems, call ext. 3333 or email the Help Desk at helpdesk@etown.edu. Please visit our Web site at http://www.etown.edu/ITS for additional information.

Quick links to sections in this article: 
Using the Podium Computer       Using the Document Camera       Using a Laptop Computer 
Using the Blu-Ray Player  Using the Remote
Display Blank
Using the Interactive Whiteboard Using the Mic and Webcam Turning Off the Projector
Live Market Data (H111 only)




Using the Podium Computer

Step 1:Touch the power button on the Crestron display.

Step 2:Touch either PC (Left Mon.) or PC (Right Mon.) to begin using the lectern PC.

Step 3:Press the power button located on the front of the computer and monitor, if not already on. Log on with your network username and password.Step 4:Use PC (Left Mon.) and PC (Right Mon.), as well as Send to Display 1 and Send to Display 2 to control which image goes to which projector
Warning: Computer resets upon restart and shut down. Save your files to the network or removable media only.


Using the Document Camera

Step 1:Touch Document Camera.

Step 2:
Make sure that the Document Camera is on and in position. The power switch is on the left-hand side. The release is found at the bottom of the Camera arm.

Step 3: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 HIDMI cable to its 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.
Some classrooms also have VGA cables.

Step 3:Touch the power button on the Crestron display.

Step 4:
Touch Laptop HDMI.

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.Step 6:Press the appropriate keyboard combination to display the laptop image on the projection screen.

Note: All laptops have different settings that allow the two screens to match. Some common settings are provided below.

Projection Keyboard Combination

Using the Blu-Ray Player

Step 1:Touch Blu-Ray.

Step 2:Press the POWER button to the left of the disk drive.Step 3:Insert your disk.Step 4:Use the buttons on the touch screen to control the media. The volume buttons are located at the right side of the screen.



Using the Remote

Step 1:Turn on the remote with the power switch on the top left side.
Step 2:Use controls as desired.



Display Blank

Step 1:To blank a projector, touch Display 1 Blank or Display 2 Blank.
Step 2:Touch Display 1 Blank or Display 2 Blank again to re-enable the projector.
Using the Interactive WhiteboardInstructions on how to use the Epson Interactive Whiteboard can be found here.
DO NOT use regular whiteboard markers on the interactive whiteboard.
 

Using the Mic and Webcam
The mic and webcam will become active when a program such as Zoom or Skype is opened. This example uses Skype. Make sure that the Speakers and Microphone drop-down menu selections match this example.



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.

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.


Showing the Live Market DataLive Market Data is available in Hoover 111 only.
Step 1:Select Sources from the menu.
 Step 2:Select Live Market Data under Media Sources.
 Step 3:Select a display under Media Destinations.




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