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Using the Carraway Building 101 Touch Panel Interface

The following information is a very detailed explanation of how to use the touch panel interface that is in Carraway Building Room 101. 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.

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    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.
  • Screen Control
  • The up and down screen buttons will raise and lower the screens.
  • 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.
  • Preview and Project Controls
  • To preview any source press one of the preview buttons and the image from that source will be displayed in that preview window. The active preview button will turn green. Video previews will pop-up in the lower middle of the main control page with 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.
  • Please note: these instructions are common to both the left and the right preview panes.
  • Lighting Controls
  • The five lighting buttons between the preview windows will recall the lighting system presets. The map lights buttons will turn the lights that illuminate the wall maps on and off. The active lighting button will turn green.

    Note: The green button may not match the selection on the wall switch.
  • Sound Controls
  • To listen to a source, touch the source button and then touch the Listen To button.
  • 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.
  • Slide Pop-up Window
  • This window will pop-up when the Slide button is pressed.
  • The slide projector displays on the side screen.
  • The on and off buttons control the power state of the 35mm projector.
  • The forward and reverse buttons will control the 35mm projector carousel direction.
  • 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.
  • Use the menu button to enter into the title menu.
  • 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.