To Use Lectern Computer with Projector

  • To display the lectern computer's image on the projector, use the Extron Control Panel on top of instructor station. (Pictured above)
  • Press and hold Display On button for two seconds. The screen will descend and the projector will slowly turn on. 
  • Press the Lectern PC button on the control panel.
  • The computer image should appear on screen.
  • Adjust volume, if needed, with volume knob on control panel and/or volume icon on the computer's taskbar.
  • Audio Note:  If sound is low, ensure that the mixer at cabinet in back of room is on, and that the sliders marked "Lectern" and "Main Mix" are raised.
  • To temporarily mute the image, press the PIC MUTE button on the control panel.
  • When finished, log off computer, then press the Display Off button, holding it at least 2 seconds until it starts blinking. Projector will then turn off.

To Use a laptop with Projector

  • To display a laptop image on the projector, use the Extron Control Panel on top of instructor station. (Pictured above)
  • Locate the "Laptop" VGA cable on the top of the lectern and plug it into your laptop's VGA port.
  • If using a Mac laptop, use your VGA adapter.  These are some available for checkout at the Library's Circulation desk.
  • Press and hold Display On button for two seconds. The screen will descend and the projector will slowly turn on. 
  • Press the Laptop button on the control panel.
  • The laptop image should appear on screen.
  • Adjust volume, if needed, with volume knob on control panel and/or volume icon on the laptop's taskbar.
  • Audio Note:  If sound is low, ensure that the mixer at cabinet in back of room is on, and that the sliders marked "Lectern" and "Main Mix" are raised.
  • To temporarily mute the image, press the PIC MUTE button on the control panel.
  • When finished, log off computer, then press the Display Off button, holding it at least 2 seconds until it starts blinking. Projector will then turn off.

To Show A DVD

  • Turn on DVD/VCR player, located inside the lectern. Insert DVD.
  • To display DVD image on projector, use Extron Control Panel on top of instructor station. (Pictured above)
  • Press and hold Display On button for two seconds. The screen will descend and the projector will slowly turn on.
  • Press the DVD button on Control Panel input selector.
  • Insert DVD in the DVD drive.
  • Operate DVD player with buttons on the top control panel.  For example, at the DVD main menu, press the arrow keys to make your selection, and press Enter to activate that selection.
  • Adjust volume using knob on Control Panel.
  • Audio Note:  If sound is low, ensure that the mixer at cabinet in back of room is on, and that the sliders marked "Lectern" and "Main Mix" are raised.
  • When finished, press the Display OFF button, holding it at least 2 seconds until it starts blinking. Screen will rise and projector will turn off.  Eject DVD and turn off DVD player.

To Show A VHS Videotape

  • Turn on DVD/VCR player, located inside the lectern. Insert VHS tape.
  • To display VHS image on projector, use Extron Control Panel on top of podium. (Pictured above)
  • Press and hold Display On button for two seconds. The screen will descend and the projector will slowly turn on.
  • Press the VCR button on Control Panel input selector.
  • Insert VHS tape in the VCR.
  • Operate VCR player with buttons on the top control panel, or on the front of the VCR.
  • Adjust volume using knob on Control Panel.
  • Audio Note:  If sound is low, ensure that the mixer at cabinet in back of room is on, and that the sliders marked "Lectern" and "Main Mix" are raised.
  • When finished, press the Display OFF button, holding it at least 2 seconds until it starts blinking. Screen will rise and projector will turn off.  Eject VHS tape and turn off VCR.

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