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Using the Touch Panel Interface

The following information is a very detailed explanation of how to use the touch panel interface that is in RBA 202/204/206 It is quite lengthy and may be printed for your convenience.

Welcome Screen

  You may see this screen when you enter the classroom. Simply touch the screen to begin using the equipment.


(Click on image to see a larger version)

Main Control Page

  From here you can control the majority of the system.

Projector Power

  To turn the projector on or off, push the projector ON or OFF button. The system will be disabled during the power-up and power-down phases.

Please Wait Pop-up Window

  This window will pop-up when the projector power on button is pressed.

  This window will prevent any other buttons from being pressed for 35 seconds while the projectors are powering up.

Source Selection

  To select a source, touch one of the source buttons located in the lower left hand corner of the main control page. Some of the source buttons have a pop-up page associated with them. When pushed the pop-up page will automatically turn on control of that source. The active source button will turn green.

  To view a preview source full screen touch the image once to expand to full size. Touch the image again to return to the main control page.

Project Controls

  To display a selected source press the project button. The project button will turn yellow.

  The picture mute button toggles the black screen function of the projectors. This button flashes red when the picture is muted.

Volume Controls

  The two microphone volume sliders adjust the volume of the wireless and table microphones. When one is turned on, the other is muted.

  The program volume bar controls the volume from any source, except for the microphones.

  The main mute button is a volume mute toggle button that will toggle all sound on and off.

  Slide the bar up or down to change the volume level. Do this by touching the bar at the level you wish to set the volume at. The red bar will move to where your finger is at.

VCR Control Pop-up Window

  This window will pop-up when the VCR button is pressed.

  The play, stop, pause, fast-forward, and rewind buttons control the VCR or the VCR can be controlled by the buttons on its front panel.

  A preview of the VCR will be displayed in the video window.

  This window will also display any auxiliary device plugged into the auxiliary audio/video connections next to the laptop connections on the podium.

DVD Control Pop-up Window

  This window will pop-up when the DVD button is pressed.

  The DVD player is controlled by the play, stop, pause, fast-forward, rewind, skip forward, skip rewind, cursor up, cursor down, cursor right, cursor left, and enter buttons.

  The DVD player will also play audio CD's.

LCD Projector Power-Down Warning Pop-up Window

  This window will pop-up when the projector power off button is pressed.

  "Yes" will turn off the projector and disable the system for two minutes while the LCD bulb cools down.

  "No" will exit you back to the main control page.