Extron System

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The Extron system (used in media equipment installed rooms with projection equipment) is the system used exclusively in the Galanti lounge.

Instructions

Power & Volume

The main power switch is the red button located in the uppermost right-hand corner. Please leave this on at all times unless otherwise instructed. Volume can be controlled by the small knob to the far right marked, "Volume". Be sure to turn the volume down before playing audio, as it may be very loud.

Projector Operation

Hold down the green button on the left labeled "Display Power" for 2 seconds or until the LCD screen flashes "Release Pwr". The LCD screen will indicate that the projector has been turned on. Please wait at least 30 seconds for the projector to warm up and display a blue screen. To turn the projector off, hold down the green button for 2 seconds or until the LCD screen flashes "Release Pwr". At this point, the green button will flash on and off as the projector enters its shut-down sequence. Do not attempt to turn the projector back on while it is shutting down.

Note that the bulb in most projectors is very expensive and only have a life of approximately 1500 hours. When not using the projector, please turn it off.

Connecting a Laptop

1. Turn on the projector and press button #1 or "CPU 1".
2. Unscrew the cable labeled "1" connected to the back of the instructor's desktop computer and connect it to the laptop.*
3. Disconnect the 3.5-inch audio cable connected to the back of the instructor's desktop computer and connect it to the laptop.
4. Turn the laptop on. The startup screen should appear on the laptop and the projector screen after several seconds.**

*If a video cable adapter is needed (i.e. VGA to DVI or Mini-DVI), contact Classroom Media Assistance. **If an image does not appear, try using the function key for display selection (i.e. Fn + F8). In OS X, go to System Preferences, select the Displays pane, and click on "Detect Displays".

In a 4:3 environment: Your laptop's output must be set properly to be used with this system:

Resolution: 1024 x 768 Refresh Rate: 60 Hz

In a 16:10 environment: Your laptop's output must be set properly to be used with this system:

Resolution: 1280 x 800 resolution

Make sure the video output is active (e.g. Function + F8, or similar command)

DVD Player Operation

1. Turn on the projector and press button #3 or "DVD".
2. Load the DVD into the player and press play or navigate through the appropriate menus.

VCR Player Operation

1. Turn on the projector and press button #4 or "VCR".
2. Insert a video cassette tape or connect a video camera using the three front-facing input jacks.

Cassette Operation

1. Turn on the projector and press button #5 or "CASS".
2. Load the cassette tape on the appropriate side and press play.

Diagram

Coming soon.