Stoltzfus Room

Apple TV

Before connecting to an Apple TV, make sure iPad is connected to GreenDoor wireless network.

To ensure best signal quality in room, turn off wifi on iPad and then turn it back on.

  • Press Aux on button panel to turn on flat panel and change input. When Apple TV screen appears, move on to next steps.
  • Activate AirPlay on iPad **
    • Slide a finger up from bottom of screen
    • Select AirPlay icon (bottom center right – looks like a rectangle with a solid black triangle sticking into bottom)
  • Select classroom (all Apple TVs are named by room) and turn Mirroring On
  • iPad image should now be projected
    • If image does not appear, go back to AirPlay icon and turn Mirroring On.  In some cases, mirroring does not turn on.
  • Volume is controlled via the Volume dial on button panel and via volume toggle on iPad and within app

When done, be sure to disconnect iPad from Apple TV so next person in room can connect.

  • Go back to AirPlay on iPad
  • Select iPad to disconnect from Apple TV
  • Press Power on projector remote

** NOTE: To ensure reliable connectivity, iPad must be running iOS 8 or later.  Please contact ITS Help Desk for upgrading assistance.

Blu-Ray Player

  • Turn on Blu-Ray Player by pressing power button on top left of player
  • To play
    • Blu-Ray or DVD:
      • Press Open/Close button on top right of player to open drawer and insert disc
      • Press Open/Close again to close drawer
    • SD Card:
      • Open trap door on front of player and insert card
  • Press BluRay on button panel to turn on display and change input
  • To navigate menus:
    • Use Up/Down/Left/Right arrow buttons on lower right corner of button panel
    • Use Center button to select
    • Menu button will bring up the disc/SD Card menu
    • Exit button will exit menu
  • To control play of disc/SD Card:
    • Use Play and Pause buttons to play video
    • Use Next and Previous buttons to move back and forth between chapters
    • Press & hold Next button to fast forward video
    • Press & hold Previous button to rewind video
  • Use Volume dial on button panel to raise and lower volume
  • When done,
    • Eject disc or SD Card
    • Turn off Blu-Ray Player by pressing power button on top left of player
    • Press Off on button panel to power down flat panel

 

 

Cable Television

Comcast HD service is available in this room.

  • Press Cable on button panel to turn on display and change input to cable box
  • Use Comcast remote (found in drawer of rack under flat panel) to change channel and view channel guide
  • Use Volume dial on button panel to raise and lower volume
  • When done,
    • Press Off on button panel to power down flat panel

 

  • If Comcast remote is missing, cable is still available by following these instructions:
    • Use Up/Down arrow buttons on lower right corner of button panel to change channels
    • Press Guide on button panel to access channel guide. Use Up/Down and Left/Right arrow buttons on lower right corner of button panel to navigate channel guide. Press Center circular button to select channel.
    • Press Menu on button panel to access cable menu. Use Up/Down and Left/Right arrow buttons on lower right corner of button panel to navigate channel guide. Press Center circular button to select.

 

Laptop Display – HDMI

All MacBooks and most Windows laptops use this option. This is the preferred method of wired projection.

  • Plug HDMI cable – found in rack drawer under flat panel – into HDMI port on front of rack and into device to be displayed
    • Video adapters are attached to cable for a variety of devices
  • Press HDMI on button panel to turn on flat panel and change input
  • Use Volume dial on button panel to raise and lower volume. Volume may also be adjusted via application.
  • When done,
    • Unplug the HDMI cable and return to rack drawer
    • Press Off on button panel to power down flat panel

NOTE:  When using an HDMI connection for first time, a change to audio settings will need to be made on MacBook.  This only needs to done once.  While connected to the HDMI cable:

  • Click on Apple menu and select System Preferences
  • Select Sound
  • Select Output tab
  • From list displayed under Select a device for sound output:, select Crestron (Type will read HDMI)
  • Close Sound window
  • MacBook will remember this setting

 

Laptop Display – VGA

Some newer and most older Windows laptops use this option.

  • Plug VGA and audio cables – found in rack drawer – into VGA and Audio ports on front of rack. Plug other ends into ports on laptop.
  • Press VGA on button panel to turn on display and change input
  • Use Volume dial on button panel to raise and lower volume. Volume may also be adjusted via laptop and application.
  • When done,
    • Unplug VGA and audio cables and return to rack drawer
    • Press Off on button panel to power down flat panel

 

Laptop Display – Wireless

Wireless projection available through Apple TV in room.

If projecting an iPad, please go to Apple TV.

If projecting a MacBook Air,  it must be running Mac OS X 10.9.x (Mavericks) or higher.

  • MacBook Air must be connected GreenDoor
  • Press Aux on button panel.  When Apple TV screen appears, move to next steps
  • Click on AirPlay icon in menu bar at top of screen (looks like a rectangle with a solid black triangle sticking into bottom)
  • Select Apple TV being used (all Apple TV’s are named by room)
  • Desktop image should now be projected
  • Volume is controlled via the Volume dial on button panel as well as volume on laptop and in application
  • When done, be sure to disconnect from Apple TV so next user can connect
    • Select the AirPlay icon
    • Select Turn Mirroring Off
    • Press Power on projector remote

Video Camera Display (RCA)

  • Plug RCA audio/video cables – found with camera or available from ITS – into RCA ports on front of rack and into device to be played
  • Press Video on button panel to turn on display and change input
  • Turn on device to be displayed
  • Use Volume dial to raise and lower volume. Volume may also be adjusted via device being displayed.
  • When done,
    • Turn off device
    • Disconnect cables
    • Press Off on button panel to power down flat panel