Burns Hall 130 - Porter Auditorium
This lecture hall has a teaching station equipped with 3 displays on the front wall:
o Wall-Mounted above Whiteboard
o Projects onto Whiteboard
o The image or video selected will appear on all projection screens, unless Whiteboard mode is selected on the Short Throw Interactive display, using an interactive whiteboard pen
- B - Ceiling Mounted Projectors (2)
o Project onto fixed projection screens, mounted on wall above, and to the left and right of whiteboard
o The image or video selected will appear on both projection screens
- For optimal results, please set your laptop's resolution to 1280x800 Aspect Ratio 16:10
- Ceiling Speakers
- Wireless Microphones - Shure SLX
Body pack with Lapel microphone
- Volume Control
One volume control for program audio - on the interactive monitor
One volume control for wireless microphones
- Extron MVC, located inside the front door of the teaching station
- Adjust the black knob to clockwise to increase volume
- 24" Touchscreen Monitor, for source selection, control of projector, and digital white-boarding.
- WolfVision Cynap processor
- Teaching Station at the front of the classroom
Turning on the System
- If the monitor appears dark, tap the screen to wake up the system. This turns on both projectors.
- Troubleshooting: If the monitor and projector do not turn on, open the front door of the cart and press the power button on the Cynap device. If the monitor is turned off, touch the LED on the bottom right edge of the monitor.
- Turn on, and connect your desired source (PC or mobile device) using the HDMI cable or wirelessly connect.
- If you want to use the provided desktop PC, wiggle the mouse, or press a key on the keyboard to wake the PC from sleep mode.
- When the PC is on and awake, it will automatically appear on the displays.
- When the laptop or tablet is connected to the teaching station's HDMI cable, it will automatically appear on the displays.
- If you want to select a new source, Tap the screen to show the control ribbon; then tap on the yellow [+] button to be able to select the desired source.
- If the short throw projector does not turn on, point the Epson remote control at the projector and press the blue power button.
Turning off the System
- To turn off the system:
- Tap the screen and click on the [...] icon in the bottom right corner.
- Tap the End Presentation button and choose Power Saving.
- If the short throw projector does not turn off, point the Epson remote control at the projector and press the blue power button.
- Please leave the PC and monitor powered on, to allow automatic installation of security updates, and simplified system start-up by the next user.
Using the Microphones
The wireless handheld and body-worn microphones are stored in zippered leather pouches, inside the drawer.
- Locate the power switch. Slide the switch to power On or Off. The LED will illuminate green when powered ON, and dark when powered OFF.
- The wireless microphones require two AA batteries.
- The wireless microphones in this room do not work in other classrooms and must stay in this room.
- The microphone audio will be heard through the ceiling speakers during lecture mode. Volume can be controlled using the black knob inside the cabinet.
- Alternative microphone options within a video conference or lecture capture include the HoverCam or Logitech Brio webcam.
Using the Camera
- Document Camera: Connect the HoverCam to the computer's front USB jack, using the provided orange USB cable. Use the buttons on the base of the HoverCam to Zoom in or out. Use a switch on the side of the HoverCam to turn on or off lamp. Open the Camera app on the PC, maximize the window.
- Webcam: Connect the Logitech Brio webcam to the front USB jack of the PC, using the USB extension cable. Open the Logitech software on the computer, and position the microphone boom stand with gooseneck. Extend the stand to its full height, if using it to capture content written on the whiteboard. Use the Logitech software to Zoom the camera in or out.
- Also in Zoom or Teams, the HoverCam or the Brio can be selected as a microphone input.
For advanced instructions of the Cynap standard classroom technology, click here.