Global Commons 203 - Multipurpose Room

Room Summary

Located on the second floor of the Global Commons building, this room includes such features as a 70" TV, a white board wall, a wall plate, and four book shelves. This room can comfortably seat approximately 16 people. 

  Photo of room number platePhoto of classroom from back left cornerPhoto of classroom from doorway

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 Cords

Photo of vga and attached audio cable Photo of HDMI cable

Below is a list of available cords and their respective functions within Room 203. Click the pictures above for closer viewing.

Cords  Functions 
VGA & Audio  Used to connect personal computer
HDMI  Used to connect to your personal computer, as well as, DVD Player

Available Technology

Listed in the chart below, is all available technology in the Multi-Purpose Room 203.

Equipment  Manufacturer  Model # / Type 
Flat Panel Display  SHARP  AQUOS 70" 
Wall Plate Extron  WPB 109 
Touch Panel  Crestron  TPCS-4SM
Blu-Ray Player Sony BDP-S3200
Laptop Connectivity HDMI, VGA, Audio  

 

1.) Flat Panel Display (Sharp)

Photo of wall mounted TV

Basic Operating Instructions

  1. Tap Crestron panel to the right hand side of the display to turn on.
  2. Once lit, the screen will ask you to wait for 20 seconds, in order to warm up.
  3. To use the display, select the TV button to the left hand side of the Crestron panel.
  4. A number pad and channel arrows will then appear.  Use the arrows to navigate to the channels of your choice. The number pad can also be used to choose channels by simply typing in the channel number.

Volume

Photo of wall mounted crestron control touch panel highlighting the volume controls Photo of available control options on the TV

  1. To adjust the volume, you can either choose the controls attached to the left hand side of the display itself OR the controls on the right hand side of the touch panel (pictured above).

 

2.) Wall Plate (Extron)

Photo of connection wall connection plate showing audio, vga, and hdmi connections

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.

Features

  • 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.

Audio
  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 displayed.  If not, either wait for the device to add itself OR try re-connecting the device.
Computer
  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.
HDMI
  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.

 

3.) Touch Panel

Photo of crestron control touch panel with initial screen active and displaying instruction to touch screen to begin

Basic Operating Instructions

  1. Tap the screen to turn on system.
  2. The screen will ask you to wait while it warms up.
  3. This device is integral to the working of the entire room. All devices are in one way or another connected to the Crestron Panel, therefore, you are able to turn on and off all connecting devices via this control 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
  If Touch Panel screen is black, either tap screen to activate OR wave hand for motion sensor to detect activity.

Photo of crestron control touch panel with vga option active Photo of crestron control touch panel with hdmi option active Photo of crestron control touch panel with TV option active Photo of crestron control touch panel with DVD option active

Additional Room Features

Below are the additional features available in this room. This room includes four book shelves as well as a white board wall.

1.) White Board Wall

This room also includes a single white board wall located on the wall to the left hand side, upon entering the space.  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.

Photo of the white board wall

2.) Bookshelf Storage

Unique to this room are four book shelves that operate as storage space for a multitude of different books. 

Photo of a book shelf

Details

Article ID: 77497
Created
Mon 5/6/19 11:50 AM
Modified
Thu 8/5/21 3:54 PM
Internal or External
External