Global Commons 202 - Multipurpose Room

Room Summary

Located on the second floor of the Global Commons building, this room includes a full-length white board wall, NEC projector, wall plate, and additional white board. This room can comfortably seat up to fourteen people and primarily functions as the Periclean Scholars classroom.

Photo of stoles displayed in the room Photo of classroom taken from the entrance showing work tables, instruction configuration, and counter space

How to Use Room: Base-Level Operations

  1. Tap 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, tap screen to power on OR wave hand for motion sensor to sense activity.

Available Technology

Below is a list of all available technology in Room 202. 

Equipment  Manufacturer  Model # / Type 
1.) Projector  NEC  UM330W 
2.) Touch Panel  Crestron  TPCS-4SM 
3.) Wall Plate  Extron  WPB 109 

1.) 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 the 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 view the User's Manual, click the following link: NEC Projector User's Manual

2.) Touch Panel

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

  This touch panel is key to the functioning of all technology in the room. Therefore, if you have any questions or simply need to turn something on, go to the touch panel first.

Basic Operating Instructions

  1. Tap the screen to turn on system.
  2. Wait for 60 seconds, at most, for the system to warm up.
  3. You can then operate all main technology via the buttons on the left hand side of the touch panel.
  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

Click each picture below to view how to operate both the HDMI and VGA button controls on the touch panel.

Photo of crestron control touch panel with HDMI option active Photo of crestron control touch panel with VGA option active

3.) Wall Plate (Extron)

Photo of wall outlet showing connection points for HDMI, VGA, and audio

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.  # Insert the AUX cord from your device (either a computer, iPod, cell-phone, etc.) and into the corresponding AUX plug-in.
  2. You should then be able to adjust the volume via your own specific device in connection to the main system.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

Additional Room Features

1.) Cabinet Space

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. Click on the image below for a closer look.
Photo of the available cabinet space

2.) White Board Wall

This room also includes a single white board wall located on the same wall as the regular white board and projector.  This wall functions the same as any regular white board and can be cleaned with the same products. Click on the image below for a closer look.

  This white board wall is only present on one wall in the room. Therefore, exercise caution to not write on any other walls in the space.

Photo of white board writing space


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