SCI-230 Equipment Instructions

Formal Name: 
Science Center 230 Chemistry Computer Lab
Classroom Computer - PC
Max Capacity: 

I S:C D Player
I S:Computer, Windows(16)
I S:Laserdisc Player
I S:Printer
I S:Projection Screen(3)
I S:Projector, L C D
I S:Projector, Transparency
I S:V C R, U.S.A. Only

AV Controls

On the instructor desk, the Extron Switcher Panel has several active buttons for selecting source inputs. Press the respective button for the source you intend to use.

Turning on the Projector

Locate the Extron Switcher. Press and hold for 5 seconds the Display Power button to turn on the projector. The Display Power button will illuminate and the projector will take approximately 45 seconds to reach full brightness.

Projection Screen

The projection screen must be pulled down manually.

Projecting from the PC

Confirm the PC is on (power button is lit).  Select the PC button on the Extron Switcher.

Projecting from a Laptop

  • Locate the VGA/audio cables on the instructor desk or in the equipment drawer.  Connect one end of the cables to the laptop and the other end to the Computer connection on the front of the Extron Switcher.
  • Press the Laptop button on the Extron Switcher to display the laptop screen.
Rotate the knob Volume on the Extron Switcher.

Projecting from the VCR

Insert the videotape into the VCR.  Press the VCR button on the Extron Switcher.  Use the VCR's remote or onboard controls to play, pause, stop, etc.

Projecting from the Laserdisc/CD Player

Insert the disc.  Press the LD button on the Extron Switcher.  Use the player's remote or the onboard controls to play the disc.

Turning off the Projector

To turn off the projector, press and hold for five seconds the green Display Power button on the Extron Switcher.
NOTE: The projector will need a few minutes to cool down before it can be turned on again.