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Using the Williams 123 Touch Panel Interface

The following information is a very detailed explanation of how to use the touch panel interface located in Williams 123. 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.
  • The upper-left large window is the preview for the PC. The upper-right large window is the preview for the document camera.
  • 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. Note: The projector in this room is mounted in the ceiling and must lower completely out of the ceiling to project correctly. It raises back into the ceiling when the projector power is turned off.
  • 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 projector is powering up. The lowering of the projector will last about two minutes.
  • Motorized Screen Control
  • This button is used to raise and lower the screen in the room.
  • 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.
  • Lighting Controls
  • The five lighting buttons between the preview windows will recall the lighting system presets. The active lighting button will turn green. Note: The green button may not match the selection on the wall switch.
  • 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.
  • PC Control Pop-up Window
  • This window will pop-up when the PC button is selected.
  • The forward and reverse buttons will control a PowerPoint slide show on the PC only.
  • 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.
  • 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.