Schar Hall 212

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Room Summary

A photo of the table in the back of the room A picture of the room facing the window across the table. A picture from the front of the room. A picture of the door from across the table.

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This room is located on the second floor of Schar. It is a conference room that has conference calling capabilities, a conference table with rolling chairs, a desktop computer, a projector, and a camera.

How to Use Room: Base Level Operations

  1. Tap the touch panel controller (Crestron) to turn on the system.
  2. Once the system is on, select which input you would like to display on the touch panel.
  3. If the desktop is selected and a blue screen is displayed that says, "No input found," make sure to check the computer on the rack is powered on.

Available Technology

Equipment Manufacturer Model/Type
Touch Panel Control Crestron TSW-750-TTK-B-S
Projector Canon WUX6000
Desktop Computer Dell Optiplex 7070
Blu-Ray Player Sony BDP-S1700
Web Camera Vaddio RoboShot 12E

1.) Touch Panel Control (Crestron)

Basic Operating Instructions

  1. Tap the touch panel to turn on the system.
  2. Select the input that you want to display through projector.
  3. Tap the power button located on the top right of the touch panel to turn off the system.
  4. Tap the "YES Shut Down System" button.

Phone Instructions

  1. Tap on the Phone tab on the touch panel.
    A picture of the touchscreen on the crestron touch panel.
  2. Dial the number 8 followed by the number you wish to call, then press the "Call" button.
    A picture of the crestron touch screen with the call button circled.
  3. To start a conference call, you have to be calling one person on Line 1, then switch to Line 2.
    A picture of the crestron touch screen with the line 2 button circled.
  4. Dial the number 8 followed by the number you want and click on the "Call" button.
  5. Click on the "Conference" button to start a conference call between the two numbers.
    A picture of the crestron touchscreen with the conference button circled.

Desktop Instructions

  1. The Desktop Computer is located in the bottom left cabinet in the front of the room.
  2. Tap on the Desktop tab on the touch panel.
  3. There is a wireless keyboard and mouse that is usually located at the front of the room on the counter near the touch panel.
  4. Log into the desktop using your Elon email and password.
    A picture of the crestron touch panel on the desktop tab.
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DVD Instruction

  1. The DVD player is located in the bottom left cabinet in the front of the room.
  2. Insert your DVD into the player.
  3. Tap the DVD tab on the touch panel.
  4. It will display the DVD controller button.
  5. Use the buttons displayed on the touch panel to control the DVD player.
    A picture of the crestron touch panel on the DVD tab.
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2.) Projector (Canon)

Basic Instructions

  1. Tap the touch panel to turn on the projector.
  2. It takes about 30 seconds for the projector to warm up and turn on.
  3. Select an input option on the touch panel to display.
  4. To turn off the projector, tap the power button on the touch panel.
  If the projector does not turn on, check to make sure the projector has a red or green light on the side of it.

3.) Desktop Computer

  1. Make sure that the Crestron system is on.
  2. Select Desktop on the touch panel.
    A picture of the crestron touch panel on the desktop tab.
  3. The desktop is located in the cabinets below the monitor.
    A picture of the desktop.
  4. If the desktop does not turn on with the Crestron system, turn on the machine in the cabinet by pressing the power button located on the right.
    A picture of a blank desktop screen. A picture of the desktop with the power button circled.
  5. Once the desktop is turned on the system should display the login screen.
    A picture of the desktop screen on the projector.
  6. Use the wireless keyboard and mouse (located on the counter at the front of the room) to control the PC.
    A picture of the wireless keyboard and mouse.
  7. Once turned on sign in using you Elon username and password
    A picture of the login page on the projector screen.
  If you have an issue with the wireless keyboard or mouse, try to use them on the counter at the front of the room (not the glass tabletop).

4.) Laptop Connectivity

Basic Operating Instructions for HDMI

  1. Make sure that the Crestron system is on.
  2. Select HDMI on the touch panel.
    A picture of the crestron touch panel on the HDMI tab.
  3. Plug your device in using the HDMI cord located next to the touch panel.
    A picture of a HDMI cord.
  4. Ensure that your device is on.
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Basic Operating Instructions for AirMedia

  1. Make sure that the Crestron system is on.
  2. Select the AirMedia option on the touch panel.
    A picture of the crestron touch panel on the AirMedia tab.
  3. Once you have selected the AirMedia option, a screen similar to the one below will be projected.
    A picture of the AirMedia tab on the projector screen.
  4. If you haven't used AirMedia before, you will have to download it by clicking the respective download button.
  5. Once you downloaded the AirMedia file, open it:
    A picture of the AirMedia downloaded file.
  6. If you look on the projector screen you will see a Room Code in the top right corner, enter that code into the box that looks like the one below:
    A picture of the AirMedia room code box.
  7. Click continue once the code is entered and your screen should be projected on to the screen.
  8. If sound isn't coming out, check the volume on the Creston panel.
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Additional Room Features

Basic Operating Instructions for Webex

  1. Click here to login to Webex.
  2. If you are using Google Chrome, and do not have the Webex plugin yet, you may install it. Alternatively, you have the option of running an executable application, as shown on the bottom of the window.
    A picture of the webex executable application.
  3. Once you're logged in, you will see the screen shown below.
    A picture of the webex homepage with the add invite button circled.
  4. To start a meeting, click on the green button that says, "Start a Meeting."
  5. To invite others to your meeting you can either click the invite button at the top right of the screen shown below.
    A picture of the webex homepage with the add invite button circled.
  6. Or you can invite people once the meeting has started by clicking the invite button in the photo below:
    A picture of the webex application with the invite button circled.
  7. An important thing to note are the sound settings. Navigate to the "Audio" tab and then to "Computer Audio Settings...".
    A picture of the webex application with the sound setting highlighted.
  8. Make sure the speaker settings are set to "intel(r) display audio" and the microphone settings are set to "echo cancelling speakerphone."
    A picture of the webex application audio settings.
  9. Test to make sure the sound is coming out of the speakers by clicking the "Test" button.
  10. You can increase or decrease the volume of the speakers by sliding the white dot to the right or left.
  11. Once you the settings are to your preference, click the okay button to apply them.
  12. To make the call a video call, press the video icon next to your name located on the right side of the screen as seen in below.
    A picture of the webex application with the video icon circled.
  13. A small video panel will appear above your name and the video button next to your name will be blue. At any point if you want to turn off your video, just click the video button again.
    A picture of the webex application during a video call with the video icon circled.
  14. To make the video full screen, click the expand button in the top right corner of the video panel.
    A picture of the webex application on a fullscreen.
  15. Note that typically, the person you're calling will be on the bigger screen and your video is displayed on smaller panel below the bigger one. If at any point you would wish to change that, double-click on the smaller panel and it should switch the videos' display.
  16. To end the call, exit full screen view by either pressing the escape button on the key board or by clicking the "Return" button on the top right of the screen.
  17. Once you are back on the screen that looks like the one below, click on the button that says "End Meeting" on the left side of the screen.
    A picture of the webex application with the end meeting icon circled.
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Basic Operating Instructions for Skype for Business

  1. Open Skype for Business on the computer.
    A picture of the programs menu with the skype for business icon highlighted.
  2. Login using your Elon email and password.
    A picture of the skype for business login page.
  3. Similarly to Webex, you have to double check the microphone and speaker settings by clicking on the settings button.
    A picture of the skype for business application with the settings icon circled.
  4. A settings window similar to the one below will pop up, navigate to the "Audio Settings."
    A picture of the skype for business application settings menu.
  5. In the "Audio Settings" make sure that the speaker settings are set to "intel(r) display audio" and the microphone settings are set to "echo cancelling speakerphone."
    A picture of the skype for business application audio settings.
  6. To search through your contacts, use the search bar.
    A picture of the skype for business application with the search bar circled.
  7. Double click on a contact's name to start a chat.
  8. A new window will open, similar to the one below.
    A picture of the skype for business application chat window.
  9. To add more people to the conversation click on the "+" button.
    A picture of the skype for business application chat window with the add person icon circled.
  10. To start a video call with all participants of the chat, click on the video icon.
    A picture of the skype for business application chat window with the video icon circled.
  11. Or to start just an audio call with all participants of the chat, click on the phone icon.
    A picture of the skype for business application chat window with the phone icon circled.
  12. A window similar to the one below will appear.
    A picture of the skype for business application call window.
  13. On the left side of the window, you can see a list of the participants at the top and a chat directly below it.
    A picture of the skype for business application call window with the participants circled. A picture of the skype for business application call window with the chat circled.
  14. At any point during the call you can mute your video (which will not mute your audio) by clicking on the video icon at the bottom of the screen. To continue your video stream click on the video button again.
    A picture of the skype for business application call window with the mute video icon circled.
  15. Similarly, if you'd like to mute your audio, click on the microphone button at the bottom of the screen. To enable your microphone again click on the microphone button.
    A picture of the skype for business application call window with the mute audio icon circled.
  16. To share your screen with everyone in the call, click on the computer screen icon at the bottom of the screen.
    A picture of the skype for business application call window with the share screen icon circled.
  17. Finally, to leave the call, click on the red phone button at the bottom of the screen.
    A picture of the skype for business application call window with the end call icon circled.
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Details

Article ID: 77627
Created
Tue 5/7/19 10:08 AM
Modified
Thu 11/4/21 2:44 PM
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