List of AV Equipment in this Classroom 

  • Data Projector
  • Computer (will also play DVDs)
  • VHS/DVD Player

To Project the Computer
Turn ON the projector with the projector controls (behind monitor.) If you don't see the computer image projected after the projector has warmed up try pressing the Input button on the projector controls and select Computer. Also the laptop switch button should be steady and not flashing.

If it is flashing (laptop mode) press the button till it is not flashing. For sound make sure the amplifier (next to Computer) power is on, the master volume turned up to @ 7, and the volume control labeled Computer is turned up. You may also need to adjust the volume controls on the computer. 
To turn off the projector press the power button once and then again to confirm.

Projecting a DVD
Turn ON the projector with the projector controls. After logging onto the computer insert the DVD into the Disc drive and choose VLC from the list of DVD player programs. If you don't see the computer image projected after the projector has warmed up try pressing the input button on the projector remote and select Computer. A DVD can also be played in the VCR/DVD combo player. Press the input button on the projector controls and select Video. For sound make sure the amplifier (next to Computer) power is on, the master volume turned up to @ 7, and the volume control labeled VCR/DVD or Computer is turned up. 
To turn off the projector press the power button once and then again to confirm.

Connecting a Laptop
By the computer monitor there is a spare male 15 pin (VGA) connector that plugs into the laptop. Turn ON the projector with the projector controls kept by the computer. ‚Äč

Locate the Laptop switch button also by the monitor and press it till it is flashing (Laptop mode.)

 

For laptop sound connect the spare audio cable by the monitor into the laptop headphone connection. Make sure the amplifier (by the computer) power is on, the master volume turned up to @ 7, and the volume control labeled laptop is turned up. You may also need to adjust the volume controls on the laptop. To turn off the projector press the power button once and then again to confirm.

 

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