Global Commons 201 - Multipurpose Room

Room Summary

Located on the second floor of the Global Commons building, this room includes a touch panel, projector, wall plate, and white board wall.  This room can seat approximately 12 people.  Also included in the room is a wall-length counter complete with cupboard space.

Photo of Global Multi-purpose 200 room number Photo of multi-purpose room taken from the entrance with tables, a white board, projector, and wall mounted crestron panel A photo of the room from the back corner showing the door and seating arrangement

How to Use Room: Base-Level Operations

  1. Tap the Touch Panel to turn on all connecting technology in the room. 
  2. Wait for 60 seconds, at the most, for Touch Panel to warm up and become operational.
  3. You can then operate all technology via the buttons on the left hand side of the Touch Panel.
  4. To power off all systems, press the Off button in the lower right hand corner of the Touch Panel.
  If Touch Panel screen is black, either tap screen to power on OR wave hand for motion sensor to detect activity.

Available Technology

Located in the chart below, is a complete list of all available technology in Room 201.

Equipment  Manufacturer  Model # / Type 
Wall Plate  Extron  WPB 109 
Touch Control Panel  Crestron  TPCS-4SM
Projector  NEC UM330W 


1.) Wall Plate (Extron)

Photo of wall plate used to connect HDMI, VGA, and/or audio to the system

Product Description

The Extron WPB 109 wallplate for HDMI, VGA, and Stereo Audio is specifically designed for a standard one gang-sized junction box. It features a pass-through VGA female to VGA female on 6” pigtail, HDMI female adapter on 10” pigtail, and a 3.5 mm stereo mini jack to captive screw for ease of integration in classrooms, conference rooms, and other facilities where convenient, wall-mounted AV connectivity is required. The HDMI and VGA cables facilitate DDC transmission, such as of EDID communications and HDCP key exchange, between the display and the source. The WPB 109 wallplate is made of metal and is available in black or white finish.


  • HDMI: HDMI female to HDMI female 10" pigtail
  • Computer video: 15-pin female to 15-pin female on 6” pigtail
  • Stereo audio: 3.5 mm stereo mini jack to captive screw
  • Signals passed through unprocessed
  • Supports DDC transmission — Facilitates EDID communication and HDCP exchange between the display and source.
  • HDCP compliant

Basic Operating Instructions

Featured in the picture above are three different means of cord connection to the main system. Click the picture to view more.


  1. Identify the first plug-in on the wall plate, as this is where you can connect any available AUX cord to your device.  
  2. Insert the AUX cord from your device (either a computer, iPod, cell-phone, etc.) and into the corresponding AUX plug-in.
  3. You should then be able to adjust the volume via your own specific device in connection to the main system.
  4. In the event that the audio does not connect properly, always check your volume settings under 'playback devices' and make sure the device you are connecting to is dispalyed.  If not, either wait for the device to add itself OR try re-connecting the device.


  1. Identify the middle plug-in on the Extron panel, as this is where you can connect your computer to the main system.
  2. Insert the computer/VGA cord into the corresponding middle plug-in.
  3. You should then be able to directly connect your computer to the system.


  1. Identify the bottom plug-in on the Wall Plate, as this is where you can connect your device to the main system
  2. Insert the HDMI cord into the corresponding plug-in from your device.
  3. Your device will then be connected to the necessary equipment.


2.) Touch Panel (Crestron)

Photo of crestron control touch panel with initial page active with instructions to touch the screen to begin

Basic Operating Instructions

  1. Tap the screen to turn on system.
  2. The screen will ask you to wait for 20 seconds while it warms up.
  3. You can then operate all corresponding technology in the room via the controls on the touch panel.
    1. Buttons on the left hand side operate the HDMI and VGA connections.
  4. Click the pictures below to locate where on the panel you can connect to or turn-on any technology in the room. (Each button also has an on-screen instruction guide for further help/information.)
  5. Crestron Wireless Manual: PDF

Photo of crestron control touch panel with VGA option selected Photo of crestron control touch panel with hdmi option selected


3.) Projector (NEC)

Photo of wall mounted projector

Product Description

NEC’s widescreen UM330W is a 3300-lumen ultra short throw projector that packs a multitude of features while delivering an extremely short throw distance for education and corporate applications. A complete interactive projector solution can be created using the optional NP02Wi eBeam interactive system. With its ability to be mounted to the wall directly above the screen on which it projects, this model helps eliminate the shadows and glare typically found with standard projection systems. The UM330W includes a powerful 16W speaker, closed captioning and RJ-45 for remote management over a network, and its input panel includes dual HDMI, VGA and a microphone input to amplify the presenter’s voice. The optional NP02Wi interactive eBeam system enables accurate control and annotation at the screen surface.

How To Use Projector

Below are some simplified instructions on how to use the NEC projector provided in this particular space. For further information, visit the website or user's manual attached below.

  1. To operate projector: Press the red power button to activate projector.
  2. Power on: Touch the Crestron TouchPanel's screen and wait for it to load.
  3. Project an image: Select the correct input that corresponds to your computer connection on the Crestron TouchPanel. The available inputs are HDMI & VGA. For example, if you connected your computer via HDMI, on the touchpanel you have to press the HDMI button.
  4. Power off: On the Crestron TouchPanel, push the "Off" button then on the screen select "Yes - Shut Down."

For more information on this device visit:

To read the User's Manual, you may view it here: NEC Projector User's Manual

Additional Room Features

1.) White Board Wall

  This white board wall is only featured on one wall, the wall directly behind the pre-existing white board. Use caution when writing on the wall so as not to mistake which wall to use.

Available in this room is one white board wall. This feature of the room allows anyone teaching to demonstrate something to the class on a large scale.

Photo of white board writeable space

2.) Counter & Cabinet Space

Also available in this room is a full-length counter and cabinet space, located directly on the left-hand wall upon entering. These cabinets can be locked for security purposes and function as excellent room storage for the classroom.

Photo of cabinet space available in the room


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