Baruch Computing and Technology Center (BCTC)

VC 5-150 Touch Screen Lectern - FAQ's

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HOW DO I "POWER UP" THE SYSTEM?

1 - Touch the screen to"wake up" screen if not already on.  Once the screen is up, press it to begin..
(Please note: Any screen displayed other than the one shown below, the system is already powered on)

Press Here to Begin

 

2- The Main Source Screen will display next, this is where devices to be displayed is selected.

Main Screen

 

3-Select "Back to the Top" below to return to the menu and then select the "How Do I..." section for instructions on how to display the device you would like onscreen.

Back to the top.

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HOW DO I "POWER DOWN" THE SYSTEM?

1- From any screen, press the "EXIT" button at the lower left corner of the screen.

Select EXIT

 

2- You will be asked "Are You Sure?"

Are You Sure?

 

3- Select "YES", wait for the System to Shut Down.

Select YES

 

4- The system will time down before completly shutting down.

Shutting Down

 

5-The screen will default back to the Press Here to Begin screen.

Press Here to Begin

 

Back to the top.

 

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HOW DO I CONTROL THE ROOM MICROPHONES?

1-The lecture hall is equipped with three lectern controlled microphones.

     a) Gooseneck Microphone at Lectern

Lectern Microphone

 

     b) Wireless Lavalier Microphone

Image

 

    c) Wireless Hand Held Microphone

Shure SLX2/58 Wireless Handheld Transmitter with the SM58 Microphone Cartridge

 

3) The microphone controls are shown here.  Adjust the volume up or down as needed for each microphone.  Please MUTE the microphones that are not in use.  See next step on how to Mute.

Microphone Controls

 

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MUTING THE MICROPHONES

1) To mute the microphone, press the "Mute" button for the microphone you would like to mute, it will change from "Mute" to "Muted"

Microphones Muted

 

 

2- Press the "MUTED" button to UN-MUTE the Microphone as needed.

Microphones Muted

 

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HOW DO I DISPLAY THE PC?

1-Check to make sure the PC is turned on, hit the space bar on the keyboard to "wake up" the PC.  The screen below should then be displayed.  If PC is not on, follow PC Power On instructions HERE

PC Up

 

2-From the main screen, you must select a Source.

Main Screen

 

3-Press the "PC" Button on the Touch Screenl.

Select PC

 

4-The system will need to warm up, please wait for image to be displayed on projector screen.

Warming Up

 

5-The image from the projector should now display the PC image (check lectern monitor for image).

View from Back of room

 

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HOW DO I DISPLAY THE DVD?

1-After POWERING UP the system, you will be prompted to "Select a Source"

Main Screen

 

2.Press the "Blu-Ray" button

Blu Ray Select

 

3. The screen will be replaced with the DVD controls.

Blu Ray Controls

 

4. The projection screen should now display the DVD player controls or the DVD menu from the inserted disc

 

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HOW DO I DISPLAY THE DOCUMENT CAMERA?

1-After POWERING UP the system, you will be prompted to "Select a Source"

Main Screen

 

2-Select Document Camera

Document Camera Select

 

3-The Document Camera is now selected.

Document Camera is Selected

 

4. Pull out the side drawer on the right side of the lectern.

Document Camera

 

4. Power on the Document Camera.Power On Document Camera

 

3. Pull up the Document Camera light and camera unit.

Moving Parts

 

4. The Document Camera should now be displayed on the projection screen.

 

5-Basic Operations and Controls

 

 

 

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HOW DO I CONNECT & DISPLAY MY LAPTOP?

1-After POWERING UP the system, you will be prompted to "Select a Source"

Main Screen

 

2. Press the "LAPTOP" button to select the laptop source.

Select Laptop

 

3. The laptop should now be displayed onscreen.

Laptop Onscreen

 

4. Check the projection screen for the laptop display.

Onscreen

4. If Laptop is not displaying onscreen, check your display settings to "Mirror" the image.

  • DELL Laptops
  • HP Laptops
  • IBM Laptops
  • Apple Laptops:
    • Go to System Preferences, select the "Display" control panel.
    • Select "Mirror Display"

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HOW DO I "DISPLAY MUTE" THE PROJECTOR DISPLAY WITHOUT POWERING DOWN THE SYSTEM?

 

1-From any screen, press the "MUTE" button on the side panel.

Display Mute

 

3-To Turn the Projector Display Back On, Press "Projector Video Muted" The button will switch from RED back to GREEN.

Video Mute

 

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HOW DO I "POWER ON" THE PC

1-Locate the PC in the lower right section of the Lectern.

PC

 

2-Locate and press the Power button for the PC if it is not already on (Power Button is BLUE when on).

Power On PC

 

3-Power on Monitor if not already powered on (Power button is GREEN when on or AMBER when on Standby).

Monitor Power Button

 

4-PC Screen will now display

PC Screen

 

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