SCI-261A Equipment Instructions

Formal Name: 
Science Center Neur/Biol/ES Seminar Room
As Is
Max Capacity: 

I S:Computer, Macintosh
I S:D V D Player, U S A Only
I S:Projector, L C D
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

On the wall near the equipment rack is a switch that allows the lowering/raising of the projection screen.

Projecting from the Mac

Confirm the Mac is on.  Select the Mac 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 a VHS or DVD (Combo Player)

Insert VHS tape or DVD into combo player in the equipment rack.  Select the DVD/VCR button on the Extron Switcher.  On the combo player, select either VCR or DVD.  Press the play button or use the DVD/VCR remote control located in the equipment rack's pullout drawer.

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.