SMA 215 classroom

Picture of Extron control panel found in Sam Mather 215 classroom

To Use Classroom Computer with Projector

  • Log in to the computer. 
  • On the control panel (pictured above), Press and hold (for 2 seconds) the Display ON button.  Projector will turn on. 
  • Press the PC button on the control panel.
  • Computer image should appear on screen.
  • Adjust volume, if needed, with volume knob and volume icon on the computer's taskbar.
  • If you need to temporarily darken the screen, press the PIC MUTE button.
  • When finished, log off the computer, then press and hold the Display OFF button on the control panel.

To Use Laptop with Projector

  • There is a laptop VGA cable on the top surface of the lectern.
  • Plug the laptop cable into your laptop's external monitor jack, and connect the audio cable to the headphones jack on your laptop (if needed.)
  • Turn on laptop.
  • To display laptop image on projector, use the Control Panel(Pictured above.) Press and hold (for 2 seconds) the Display ON button.  Projector will turn on.
  • Press the VGA button.  (If using a Mac laptop, utilize a Mini-DisplayPort to VGA adapter.)  If using an HDMI capable laptop, use the supplied HDMI cable and press the HDMI button on the control panel.)
  • Laptop image should appear on screen.
  • Adjust volume with knob on Control Panel (if needed).
  • To temporarily mute the image, press the PIC MUTE button on the control panel.  Press again to unmute.
  • When finished, turn off and unplug laptop, then press the Display OFF button.

To Use Apple TV

  • At the lectern, there is an Extron touch panel.  Press and hold (for 2 seconds) the Display ON button.
  • Push the "Apple TV" button.
  • Apple TV provides the ability to wirelessly project the contents of your iPhone, iPad, or MacBook laptop to the projector.
  • Your laptop or device must be connected to the "Kenyon Devices" wifi network in order to communicate with the Apple TV.
  • Once connected to "Kenyon Devices", select the AirPlay icon at the top of your laptop screen (looks like a rectangle with a black triangle) and then select "SMA 201 Apple TV."  For iOs devices, swipe up from the bottom of your screen to access the Control Center, and select the AirPlay icon.
  • (Instructions for doing this should have appeared on the projector screen once you select "Apple TV" on the touch panel.)
  • Input the AirPlay code that appears on screen.  Your device's image should then appear on the projector screen.
  • When finished, press the AirPlay icon again to disconnect.  Then, turn off the projector by pressing the Display OFF button at the top of the control panel. 

To Show A DVD or Blu-Ray disc

  • The Blu-Ray DVD player is located inside the lectern.  It can play either standard DVDs or Blu-ray discs.
  • Press the eject button on the front of the Blu-Ray player and put your disc in.
  • At the lectern, there is an Extron touch panel.  Press and hold (for 2 seconds) the Display ON button.
  • Please wait while the projector starts up.
  • In the middle of the Extron touch panel (pictured above), there are source icons.  Push the "Blu Ray" button.
  • Use the provided remote control to access DVD menu items and play the disc.
  • Adjust the volume using the volume knob on the control panel.
  • When finished, turn off the projector by pressing the Display OFF button
  • Eject the DVD.

To Show A VHS Videotape

  • Turn on DVD/VCR player, located inside the lectern. Insert VHS tape.
  • Press the Display ON button. The projector will slowly turn on.
  • Press the DVD button on Control Panel.
  • Ensure that the VCR indicator on the front of the DVD/VCR player says VCR. (If if says DVD, you can press the VCR Mode button on the control panel to select VCR, or press DVD/VCR on the remote control.)
  • Operate the VCR player with the provided remote control or the buttons on the right side of the Extron control panel.
  • Adjust volume with volume knob on control panel.
  • To temporarily mute the image, press the PIC MUTE button on the 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.

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