Sunset Control Panel

To Use Classroom Computer with Flat Panel Display

  • To display computer image on flat panel display, use the Control Panel. (Pictured above)
  • Press and hold Flat Panel On button for two seconds, then release. 
  • Press Cabinet PC button on input selector of control panel.
  • The computer image should appear on screen. 
  • Retrieve wireless keyboard from charging base on side table.  Ensure orange switch on upper right keyboard is on.  (If keyboard does not function, try restarting the keyboard and computer.  Alternatively, there is a wired USB keyboard and mouse provided as a backup, next to the equipment rack.)
  • Log into the computer.
  • Adjust volume, if needed, with volume knob on control panel.
  • To temporarily mute the sound, press the Audio Mute button on the control panel.
  • When finished, log off computer, place wireless keyboard back on charging base, then press the Flat Panel Offbutton, holding it at least 2 seconds.

To Use a Laptop with Flat Panel Display

  • There is a laptop cable next to the control panel. Plug laptop cable into your laptop's external monitor jack, and connect the audio cable to the headphones jack.
  • Turn on laptop.
  • To display laptop image on flat panel display, use the Control Panel. (Pictured above)
  • Press and hold Flat Panel On button for two seconds, then release.
  • 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.
  • If needed, adjust volume with knob on Control Panel.
  • To temporarily mute the sound, press the Audio Mute button on the control panel.
  • When finished, turn off and unplug laptop, then press the Flat Panel Off button, holding it at least 2 seconds.

To Show A DVD

  • Turn on Blu-Ray DVD player, located inside the equipment rack.
  • To display DVD image on flat panel display, use Control Panel. (Pictured above)
  • Press and hold Flat Panel On button for two seconds.
  • Press the Blu-Ray button on Control Panel input selector.
  • Insert DVD in the Blu-Ray DVD drive.
  • Operate DVD player with buttons on the control panel, or remote control.  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 Flat Panel Off button, holding it at least 2 seconds. 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 flat panel display, use the Control Panel. (Pictured above)
  • Press and hold Flat Panel On button for two seconds.
  • Press VCR button on Control Panel input selector.
  • Insert VHS tape in the VCR.
  • Operate VCR player using buttons on control panel, or remote control.
  • Adjust volume with knob on Control Panel.
  • When finished, press the Flat Panel Off button, holding it at least 2 seconds until it starts blinking. Eject tape and turn off VCR player.

More Information

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