Computer speakers  

  • Speakers are mounted on each side of the Projection Screen on the wall. 

speakers

  • They can be accessed via the Presenter PC (Settings->System->Sound) or HDMI input on your personal device. 

speakers device

  • Volume can be adjusted via the Media Controller under Volume 

speakers volume

Conference phone capable  

  • Located at the Circulation desk (Bird library, first floor), the conference phone can be checked out, along with your room key, at the time of the event.

conference phone bagconference phone

  • Locate an Ethernet port in the room to connect the phone to (see Network). Connect an Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port.
  • Connect the USB-C-to-Ethernet adapter to the USB-C port on the back of the phone. Then, connect the Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port on the adapter.

conference phone usb-cconference phone usb-c ethernet adapterconference phone ethernet connected

  • The screen may flash for a second, then you'll see the boot screen while the phone is starting (takes about a minute). Once finished booting, the main screen will show up displaying the conference phone's phone number.

conference phone boot screenconference phone main screen

  • Instructions on how to start a conference call is located here.
  • An overview of the phone schematics and instructions is located here.
  • Additional wired microphones (with Mute buttons) are available with the phone, they connect to the ports located on the left and right side of the phone. You can extend the microphones up to 7 feet (2.13m) from the phone. For best results, place the microphones between 3 feet (0.91 m) and 7 feet (2.1 m) away from the phone. 

conference phone additional microphonesconference phone wired microphone port

HD projector  

  • Mounted on the ceiling towards the back of the room. 

hd projector

  • Can be accessed via the Media Controller with On/Off and A/V Mute buttons (stops displaying content on the Projection Screen). 

hd projector on off mute

HDMI  

  • HDMI cable can be found at the Podium/Teaching Station to connect personal devices to the HD Projector. 

hdmi cable

  • An HDMI input button can be found on the Media Controller to activate it.  

hdmi input

Keyboard and mouse (wired, wireless)  

  • A wired keyboard and mouse are available on the Podium/Teaching Station.  

keyboard mouse wired

  • A wireless keyboard and mouse are located inside the Podium/Teaching Station towards the bottom. 

keyboard mouse wireless

  • On/Off switches are located on the top-right side of the keyboard and the under-side of the mouse.  

keyboard mouse on off

  • Remember to switch both devices off to preserve battery.  
  • No setup is necessary. If either device does not respond, try replacing the battery (spare batteries should be available inside the Podium/Teaching Station).  

Lectern  

  • Located in the room and movable.  

lectern

Media controller (non-touch panel)  

  • Located on the Podium/Teaching Station, this is used to control the input of the devices available in the room. 

media controller

Microphone (podium/teaching station, lapel) 

  • A microphone is located on the Podium/Teaching Station.  

microphone

  • Lapel microphone is located inside the Podium/Teaching Station.  

microphone lapel

  • Hold down the On-Off button for a few seconds to turn on and off.  

microphone lapel on off

  • Lapel microphone should be on the 528.500 MHz frequency. 

microphone frequency

  • Remember to turn the lapel microphone off to preserve batteries.  
  • Replacement batteries should be located inside the Podium/Teaching Station.  
  • Microphone volumes can be adjusted via the Media Controller panel under Volume.

microphone volume  

  • Additional/relevant information located here.

Network (wired, wireless)  

  • An Ethernet port is located on the Podium/Teaching Station. Ethernet cable is available inside the Podium/Teaching Station towards the bottom.   

ethernet port    ethernet cable

Podium/Teaching station (non-movable) 

  • Located in front of the room, the non-movable Podium/Teaching Station contains the Presenter PC, a ports hub with VGA/audio cable, HDMI cable, two outlets, a USB port and an Ethernet port. The Media Controller is also located here, along with a microphone and a document light.  

podium teaching station

Presenter PC 

  • A Windows PC is available inside the Podium/Teaching Station towards the bottom-left. Select PC from the Media Controller to access it.

presenter pcpresenter pc button

  • You can log in using your NetID and password or via the Guest account.  
  • Software list 

Projection screen (retractable)  

  • Located in front of the room, the screen can be controlled with an up/down switch located on the wall next to the Podium/Teaching Station, labeled Projector Screen 

projection screenprojection screen up down

VGA 

  • Located on the Podium/Teaching Station, a VGA/audio cable is available to connect older mobile devices to the projection screen.  

vga cable

  • The input can be accessed via the Media Controller under Laptop 

vga input

  • Adapters are available in the Podium/Teaching Station for VGA to DisplayPort and mini DisplayPort. 

vga adapters