Schar 109

Room Summary

 A photo of the front of the room with the table and LCD A photo of the rear of the from from the front.
Located on the first floor of Schar, Schar 109 is a conference room equip with a table, rolling chairs, multiple conference calling programs, desktop computer, wireless mouse and keyboard, and a TV.

How to Use Room: Base Level Operations

  1. Tap the Crestron touch panel to turn on the TV.
  2. On the Crestron touch panel, tap the desktop tab on the panel.
  3. Login with your Elon username and password.
  4. To turn off the system, tap the power button and tap, "Yes, power down."

Available Equipment

The following is a list of equipment available in Schar 109.

Equipment Manufacturer Model/Type
1.) TV Sharp LC-90LE657U
2.) Touch Panel Control Crestron TSW-750
3.) Desktop Computer Dell Optiplex 7040
4.) Laptop Connectivity    
5.) Wireless presentation Crestron  

1.) TV (Sharp)

A photo of the LCD.

Basic Operating Instructions

  1. Tap the touch panel to turn on the system.
  2. Select the input that you want to display on the touch panel controller.
  3. Tap the power button on the top right of the touch panel to turn off the system.

2.)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 on the TV.
  3. Tap the power button on the top right of the touch panel to turn off the system.

Phone Instructions

  1. Press the "Phone" tab on the Crestron touch panel.
  2. Dial the number 8 followed by the number you would like to call and press the green call button.
    A photo of the touch panel showing the phone page.
  3. To start a conference call, you have to be calling one person on Line 1, then switch to Line 2.
  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.

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.

DVD Instruction

  1. The DVD player is located in the bottom left cabinet in the front of the room.
  2. Insert your DVD to 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 photo of the touch panel on the DVD page.

3.) Desktop Computer

  1. Make sure that the Crestron system is on.
  2. Select Desktop on the touch panel.
    A photo of the touch panel showing the Desktop page.
  3. The desktop is located in the cabinets below the monitor.
    A photo of the equipment rack in the cabinet.
  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 photo of the LCD with no image. A photo of the computer power one button.
  5. Once the desktop is turned on the system should display the login screen.
    A photo of the LCD with the computer on.
  6. Use the wireless keyboard and mouse (located on the counter at the front of the room) to control the PC.
    A photo showing the touchpanel. wireless keyboard and mouse.
  7. Once turned on sign in using you Elon username and password
     

4.) Laptop Connectivity

Basic Operating Instructions for HDMI

  1. Make sure that the Crestron system is on.
  2. Select HDMI on the touch panel.
  3. Plug your device in using the HDMI cord located next to the touch panel.
  4. Ensure that your device is on.
    A photo of the touch panel showing the hdmi page.

Basic Operating Instructions for AirMedia

  1. Make sure that the Crestron system is on.
  2. Select the AirMedia option on the touch panel.
    A photo of the touch panel showing the Air Media page.
  3.  
  4. If you haven't used AirMedia before, you will have to download an install file, as shown below:
    A photo of the web site with Air Media instructions
  5. Once you have downloaded AirMedia, open it.
     
  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:
    A photo of the air media code pop up
  7. Click continue once the code is entered and your computer display should be projected onto the screen.
  8. If sound isn't coming out, check the volume on the Creston panel.
  9. To stop presenting your display, click on the "Stop" button on the your device.
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Additional Room Features

Basic Operating Instructions for Webex

  1. Click here to log into 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 photo from webex website showing installation instructions
  3. Once you're logged in, you will see the screen shown below.
    A photo of the webex website showing installation instructions
  4. To start a meeting, click on the green button that says, "Start a Meeting."
  5. To invite others to your meeting, you may either click the invite button at the top right of the screen (shown below).
    A photo from webex website showing how to invite people
  6. Or you can invite people once the meeting has started by clicking the invite button:
    A photo from webex showing a way to invite people.
  7. An important thing to note are the sound settings. Navigate to the "Audio" tab and then to "Computer Audio Settings...".
    A photo from webex showing audio settings
  8. Make sure the speaker settings are set to "intel(r) display audio" and the microphone settings are set to "echo cancelling speakerphone."
    A photo of webex showing computer 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 have set your preferences, 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 photo of webex video calling buttoon
  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 photo of the webex video windows
  14. To make the video full screen, click the expand button in the top right corner of the video panel.
    A photo showing the video window expanded
  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 photo of webex instructions
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Basic Operating Instructions for Skype for Business

  1. Open Skype for Business on the computer.
    A photo of Skype for Business program in windows
  2. Login using your Elon email and password.
    A photo of skype for business log in screen
  3. Similarly to Webex, you have to double-check the microphone and speaker settings by clicking on the settings button.
    A photo of Skype for Business setting menu
  4. A settings window similar to the one below will pop up, navigate to the "Audio Settings."
    A photo of skype for business options
  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 photo of skype for business audio options
  6. To search through your contacts, use the search bar.
    A photo of Skype for business search contacts
  7. Double-click on a contact's name to start a chat.
  8. A new window will open, similar to the one below:
    A photo of skype for business main
  9. To add more people to the conversation click on the "+" button.
    A photo of skype for business add more people
  10. To start a video call with all participants of the chat, click the video icon.
    A photo of skype for business video call button
  11. Or to start just an audio call with all participants of the chat, click the phone icon.
    A photo of skype for business phone button
  12. A window similar to the one below will appear:
    A photo of skype for business in call view
  13. On the left side of the window, you can see a list of the participants at the top and a chat space directly below it.
    A photo of skype for business participants area A photo of skype for business chat sections
  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 photo of skype for business video mute button
  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 photo of Skype for Business mute phone audio button
  16. To share your screen with everyone in the call, click on the computer screen icon at the bottom of the screen.
    A photo of skype for business share screen button
  17. Finally, to leave the call, click on the red phone button at the bottom of the screen.
    A photo of skype for business end call button
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Details

Article ID: 77646
Created
Tue 5/7/19 10:50 AM
Modified
Mon 10/5/20 9:15 AM
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