Carlton 221

Room Summary

     
This room is located on the second floor of Carlton and serves as a classroom with seating for 36 people. This classroom includes 3 projectors, a desktop computer, AirMedia, and a touch panel controlling the entire room. This room is ideal for group work, discussions, and presentations as each projector in the classroom can display something different at the same time.

How to Use Room: Base Level Operations

  1. Touch the touch screen control to turn on the system. The system will take 30 seconds to warm up.
  2. Use the touch screen control to select the desired input (Desktop, Laptop, Airmedia, DVD, local HDMI).
      Laptop/Device inputs are built into the cable cubby at the table top of the work station.
  3. Turn on the computer monitor by pressing the power button on the bottom right side of the computer monitor.
  4. Login with your Elon username and password, then when done you can turn the system off by pressing the System Off button located on the top right side of the touch screen control.
  5. To power the desktop computer off, click the Shut Down button (click the Windows button on the bottom left side of the desktop).

Available Technology

Below is a list of all the available technology in Carlton 221.

Equipment  Manufacturer  Model/Type 
Touch Screen Control Crestron TSW-1060-B-S
Desktop Computer Dell OptiPlex 5250 AIO
Projector (x3) Canon WUX6010
Projector Screen (x3) Da-Lite Cosmopolitan
Blu-Ray Player Oppo UDP-203
Web Camera 1Beyond Autotracking
Laptop Connectivity HDMI, Ethernet  

 

1.) Touch Screen Control (Crestron)

Basic Operating Instructions

  1. Touch the screen to turn on the system or press the power button on the right. The system will take 30 seconds to warm up.
    Photo of crestron touch screen control panel with power button notation
  2. Use the touch screen control to select the desired input (as shown below).
    Photo of home screen on crestron touch panel control
  3. To turn the system off, press the power button located on the top right of the touch panel control.
    Photo of crestron control touch panel highlighting the power button
  4. Select the "YES, Shut Down System" button (in blue) to turn off the system.
    Photo of crestron control touch panel with option to shut down the system highlighted
      Click on the images above to enlarge.

Desktop Instructions

  1. Check that the computer is turned on and you are logged in.
  2. Select the "Desktop" option on the touch panel controller.
    Photo of crestron control panel highlighting the desktop tab
      Click on the image above to enlarge.

Laptop Instructions

  1. Select the "Laptop" option on the touch panel controller.
    Photo of crestron control touch panel highlighting the laptop option
      Click on the images above to enlarge.
  2. Plug in your device using the HDMI cord located in the middle of the desk.
    Photo of HDMI cable connector
  3. Ensure that your device is on.

DVD Instructions

  1. The DVD player is located in the cabinet beneath the computer.
    Photo of the room's dvd player
  2. Tap on the DVD tab on the touch panel.
    Photo of crestron control touch panel highlighting the DVD option
      Click on the images above to enlarge.
  3. The touch panel will display DVD controller buttons.
  4. Insert your DVD into the player.
  5. Use the buttons displayed to control the DVD player.

Additional Touch Panel Instructions (ADVANCED)

  1. Use the "Break Out" option to display one of the available AirMedia sources on each projection screen.
    Photo of crestron control touch panel that highlights the breakout option
  2. Use the "Custom" option to choose what source is displayed on each projection screen and to select of there is sound or not.
    If the touch screen control displays the following image that means there is NOT a source selected for the "Custom" option. Once an option is selected the screen will no longer be blank.
    Photo of the crestron control touch panel highlighting the custom option before a source is chosen Photo of crestron control touch panel highlighting the custom option after a source has been chosen

 

2.) Desktop Computer (Dell)

Photo of Dell computer located on the instructor station

Basic Operating Instructions

  1. Turn on the computer by pressing the power button on the right side of the desktop.
    Photo of power button location for the Dell computer on the instructor's station
  2. Login with your Elon username and password.
  3. Touch the touch screen control to turn on the system. The system will take 30 seconds to warm up.
  4. Select Desktop on the Touch Screen Control to display the desktop on the projector screen.
  5. To power the system off, press the System Off button located on the top right of the touch screen control.
  6. To power the desktop computer off, click the Shut Down button (click the Windows button on the bottom left side of the desktop screen).

 

3.) Projector (Canon)

Photo of a canon projector installed in the room

Basic Instructions

  1. Touch the touch panel to turn on the system. It should take about 30 seconds to warm up and turn on.
    Photo taken from the front center of the room directly to the back center with both projection screens lowered Photo of the front projection screen lowered
  2. Use the touch panel to select the desired input.
  3. To turn off the system, press the power button on the top right of the touch panel.

 

4.) AirMedia (Crestron)

Photo of projection screen highlighting AirMedia information including web address and code Photo of projection screen showing AirMedia information including web address and code Photo of projection screen showing AirMedia information including web address and code
AirMedia is a completely wireless way to present/project information from any mobile device and it makes presentations and collaboration fast and easy. There are three AirMedias in Carlton 221 which allows multiple students to connect at a time.

AirMedia Instructions

  1. Select one of the "AirMedia" options on the touch screen control.
    Photo of crestron control touch panel highlighting AirMedia 1 Photo of crestron control touch panel highlighting AirMedia 2 Photo of crestron control touch panel highlighting AirMedia 3
      Click on the images above to enlarge.
  2. A screen projecting all the same information as on the touch screen control will be shown for the classroom occupants to see.
    Photo of projection screen highlighting AirMedia information including web address and code Photo of projection screen showing AirMedia information including web address and code Photo of projection screen showing AirMedia information including web address and code
  3. If you are using a Mac and require sound to be played through the room speakers, you will need to download SoundFlower. Click here for instructions on how to download it.
  4. If you have never used AirMedia for this room, you will have to go to the navigate to the room's AirMedia website to download this room's AirMedia software.
    Photo of projection screen noting AirMedia application install information
  5. Download the AirMedia software by clicking on the respective download buttons.
    Photo of crestron home page for AirMedia software download
  6. Once you have downloaded it, locate it in your download folder and then open it.
    Photo of AirMedia install icon
  7. A small panel will appear on your device with an input box.
    Photo of dialogue box for the AirMedia connection code
  8. Type in the Room Code that is projected at the top right of the projected screen into the input box on your device.
    Photo of projector screen indicating browser and code information Photo of AirMedia dialogue box indicating the location for entering the room code
  9. Press the "Connect" button, and your device screen will appear on the projected screen.
    Photo of AirMedia dialogue box indicating location to enter room code and the connect button
  10. To stop presenting, click on the stop button.
    Photo of crestron's AirMedia program interface indicating the stop button

 

5.) Wall Plates

Photo of HDMI and headphone connection box in the classroom Photo of HDMI and headphone connection box, power outlets, and network connection box Photo of HDMI and headphone connection box, power outlets, and network connection box

  1. In the front of the room there is an additional wall plate where a computer can be connected via an external HDMI cable.
    Photo of HDMI and headphone connection box, power outlets, and network connection box
  2. Additionally there are two other wall plates that function the same way at the back of the classroom.
    Photo of HDMI and headphone connection box, power outlets, and network connection box Photo of HDMI and headphone connection box, power outlets, and network connection box

Basic Operating Instructions

  1. In order to use these wall plates turn on the system and select "Local HDMI" on the touch screen control once the device is connected.
    Photo of crestron control touch panel highlighting the HDMI gaming console
  2. Connect device to the wall plate via an external HDMI cable (An HDMI cable will be located in the drawer in the rack).
    Photo of HDMI and headset connection plate with connected HDMI cable
  3. The corresponding screen above the wall plate will display the input from the connected device.
    Photo of laptop connected to the HDMI connection point and the laptop image displayed on the projection screen
      Click on the images above to enlarge.

 

6.) Web Camera (1Beyond)

Basic Operating Instructions

This room is equipped with a 1 Beyond Autotracker web camera to use with web conferencing. Please review the articles below for additional information.

Connect Classroom Technology to Zoom
Connect Classroom Technology to Microsoft Teams
Connect Classroom Technology to Webex

Additional Room Features

16 Mobile white boards are available throughout the room for the use of students and professors. The whiteboards can be pulled away from the walls and adjusted as demonstrated in the images below.
Photo of moveable white boards installed in the classroom Photo of moveable white board in the process of being detached from the wall to move to another location
There are also 2 portable charging stations available for use that include USB and electrical outlets.
Photo of portable charging station
Installed in the top of the instructor work station is a cable cubby which provides inputs for: 1) Electrical, 2) HDMI and 3) Ethernet
Photo of cable cubby located at the instructor's station

Available Floor Plans

Below are sample floor plans for Carlton 221.

  Click on the images below to enlarge.

Layout A: Lecture

Photo of room configuration for lecture described as layout a

Layout B: Small Group Work

Photo of room configuration for small group work described as layout b

Layout C: Class Discussion

Photo of room configuration for class discussion described as layout c

Layout D: Large Group Work

Photo of room configuration for large group work described as layout d

Details

Article ID: 77428
Created
Mon 5/6/19 10:33 AM
Modified
Tue 7/27/21 1:49 PM
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