Instructions and Troubleshooting




General Instructions

How do I project from my computer?

High School:  Set AV switch to #2.  Computer should now appear on the projector and sound should come out classroom speakers.

MS/IS/HE/JE:  Connect computer to HDMI cable.  Set AV switch to #2.  Computer should now appear on the projector and sound should come out classroom speakers.


How do I play a DVD?

High School:  Set AV switch to #3.  DVD should now appear on the projector and sound should come out classroom speakers.

MS/IS/HE/JE:  Set AV switch to #4.  DVD should now appear on the projector and sound should come out classroom speakers.


How do I wirelessly project?

High School:  Set AV switch to #4.

For computer and Chromebook, open the Chrome browser, click the Chrome Menu button -> Cast..., choose the room from the list.  Computer should now appear on the projector and sound should come out classroom speakers.

Intermediate School:  Set AV switch to #3  

For Computer, click the AirParrot icon and choose the room from the list.  Computer should now appear on the projector and sound should come out classroom speakers.

For Chromebook, open the Chrome browser, click the Chrome Menu button -> Cast..., choose the room from the list.  Computer should now appear on the projector and sound should come out classroom speakers.

MS / HE / JE:  Set AV switch to #3  

For Computer, click the AirParrot icon and choose the room from the list.  Computer should now appear on the projector and sound should come out classroom speakers.

For iPad, swipe up from the bottom of the screen.  In the system tray press AirPlay Mirroring.  Choose the room from the list.  iPad should now appear on the projector and sound should come out classroom speakers.


How can a student project from their device?

High School:  Set AV switch to #1

Have student turn off their device.  Plug HDMI cable into the Guest port in the AV cabinet (HDMI cables are available in the Media Center or Tech Office).  Turn the device on.  Device should now appear on the projector and sound should come out classroom speakers.

MS / IS:  Set AV switch to #2

Have student turn off their device.  Plug HDMI cable into the student device.  Turn the device on.  Device should now appear on the projector and sound should come out classroom speakers.

HE / JE:  Set AV switch to #3

On student device, swipe up from the bottom of the screen.  In the system tray press AirPlay Mirroring.  Choose the room from the list.  iPad should now appear on the projector and sound should come out classroom speakers.


How do I control audio volume?

Microphone:  Use the black knob on the left labeled Microphone to adjust microphone volume.  1/3 is the recommended setting.

System Volume:  Use the black knob on the right labeled Volume to adjust system volume.  1/4 is the recommended setting.



Troubleshooting

I cannot get my device to project:

If using the HDMI cable:
  1. Verify AV switch is on #2
  2. Unplug and replug the cable to the computer.
  3. Turn AV system off and back on with the power switch (High School: unplug and replug power cable below cabinet)
If using AirPlay or Casting:
  1. Verify AV switch is on ATV or Chrome
  2. Restart device
  3. Turn AV system off and back on with the power switch (High School: unplug and replug power cable below cabinet)

I have no classroom audio:
  1. Verify Microphone volume knob is set to 1/3
  2. Verify System Volume knob is set to 1/4
  3. Verify audio power button (left of Microphone volume knob) is pressed and blue