To Use Desktop Mac Computer with LCD Projector

  • To display computer image on projector, use the Control Panel on top of instructor station. (Pictured above)
  • Press and hold Display On button for two seconds. Button will blink, indicating that the projector is slowly turning on.
  • Press PC button on input selector of control panel. 
  • The computer image should appear on screen.
  • Adjust volume, if needed, with volume knob on control panel.
  • 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.

To Use a Laptop with Projector

  • There is a display port laptop cable for Mac laptops next to the control panel. Plug laptop cable into laptop's external monitor jack. There is currently no audio pairing equipment available for this space (see section on using Apple TV to enable audio).
  • Turn on laptop.
  • To display laptop image on projector, use the Control Panel on top of instructor station. (Pictured above)
  • Press and hold Display On button for two seconds. Button will blink, indicating that the projector is slowly turning on.
  • Press Laptop button on control panel input selector.
  • Laptop image should appear on screen. If image is not optimal, press the Auto Image button on the control panel.
  • To temporarily mute the image, press the PIC MUTE button on the control panel.
  • When finished, turn off and unplug laptop, 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 equipment rack. Insert DVD.
  • To display DVD image on projector, use Control Panel on top of instructor station. (Pictured above)
  • Press and hold Display On button for two seconds. Button will blink, indicating that the projector is slowly turning on.
  • Press the VCR 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.
  • When finished, press the Display OFF button, holding it at least 2 seconds until it starts blinking. Eject DVD and turn off DVD player.

To Show A VHS Videotape

  • The VCR/DVD combo player is located inside the equipment rack. Turn on VCR/DVD player and insert tape.
  • To display VCR on projector, use the Control Panel on top of instructor station. (Pictured above)
  • Press and hold Display On button for two seconds. Button will blink, indicating that the projector is slowly turning on.
  • Press VCR button on Control Panel input selector.
  • Insert VHS tape in the VCR.
  • Operate VCR player using buttons on top control panel.
  • Adjust volume with knob on Control Panel.
  • When finished, press the Display Off button, holding it at least 2 seconds until it starts blinking. Eject tape and turn off VCR player.

To Use BLU-RAY with LCD Projector

  • Turn on Extron Control Panel (pictured above) by pressing and holding ON for 2 seconds.
  • Turn on Blu-Ray control panel, located inside the equipment cabinete.
  • Insert Blu-Ray disc.
  • Switch the input display to BLURAY by pressing and holding that button on the projector control panel for 2 seconds.
  • When finished, turn off Blu-Ray player. Turn off projector by pressing and holding OFF for two seconds.

To Use Apple TV with LCD Projector

  • Users may pair any Apple device with Airplay capabilities to the Apple TV, which is located inside the instructor equipment cabinet.
  • Turn on Extron Control Panel (pictured above) by pressing and holding Display ON for 2 seconds.
  • Switch the input display to your device by pressing and holding the Apple TV button on the input selector for 2 seconds.
  • Pair Apple device (that has Airplay activated) with Apple TV by tapping on the Airplay option in the device's Control center. Select the name of the Apple TV. The devices screen should be mirrored on the Apple TV.
  • Use the volume knobs on the Control Panel to adjust audio
  • When finished, turn off the projector by pressing and holding the OFF button for 2 seconds. Unpair Apple device from Apple TV by disabling Airplay.

More Information

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