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This room is mostly used by the advanced moving image programs. It has an AV rack up front and in the back. It also has a 5.1 system, blu-ray, laser disc, VHS, laptop VGA cord, and audio mixer which allows you to interchange both your video and audio signals.
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'''Com326''' is is an advanced screening room for media programs. It is equipped with equipment for 5.1 screening almost all motion media supported at Evergreen, from 16mm projection through digital content distribution.
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===Power===
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==AUDIO NOTE==
#Turn on the main power in the orange rack located in the front of the room
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'''The Mac Mini is connected to the system via HDMI audio and analog (for special playback modes). Normally the HDMI audio must be the output (should come up as either "Extron" or "Sony" in the mac's output options).'''  
#Turn on main power in the short black rack located in the front of the room
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#Turn on the '''Onkyo''' audio receiver and amplifier located in the 326A control room
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===Projector Remote===
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===Waking the Projector===
# Turn on the projector  by using the Panasonic projector remote
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# The projector wakes automatically when you select a source on the touch panel
# Press '''INPUT SELECT''' on projector remote 
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# If no picture or sound can be worked out, make sure the main power in each rack is ON, and all of the components of the '''A/V rack in the projection room''' is ON (326A), and the switcher in the '''AV rack by the desk''' (326A) is on.
#* Select '''COMPUTER IN''' to project all media in orange AV rack
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#* Select '''HDMI 3''' to project the blu-ray player
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===Video Sources (orange rack)===
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===Using a Laptop===
#Select your video source on the top Extron switcher
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VHS, DVD, Laser Disc, Computer (using VGA cable)
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====HDMI====
===Audio Sources===
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# The touch panel should light up when you move near, if it doesn't then waving a hand nearby it usually will wake it. Touch the screen
Orange rack:
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# Select '''HDMI''' source on the touchscreen
#Use the Rane audio mixer to individually control the volume of your media sources that are located in the orange rack.
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# Connect your laptop to the '''HDMI''' cable
#Set the Onkyo audio receiver in the back room to 326VGA - select TV/CD on the Onkyo remote
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# Adjust the volume through your laptop (if supported) and the volume buttons on the touch panel
#Use the Onkyo remote to control volume.
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If image does not appear - check that your computer screen settings are set to mirror image (mac) or duplicate (PC) 
  
Bluray 1 and 2:
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====VGA====
#Set the Onkyo audio reciever in the back room to either Bluray #1 or Bluray # 2 or select BD/DVD on the Onkyo remote.
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# The touch panel should light up when you move near, if it doesn't then waving a hand nearby it usually will wake it. Touch the screen
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# Select '''VGA''' source on the touchscreen
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# Connect your laptop to '''VGA''' cable, and the cable's 3.5 earphone plug to your audio port
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# Adjust the volume through your laptop (if supported) and the volume buttons on the touch panel
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If image does not appear - check that your computer screen settings are set to mirror image (mac) or duplicate (PC)
  
===Volume===
 
There are 3 volumes that need to be adjusted depending on what media you are using. These 3 Main Volume controls need to be adjusted appropriately.
 
*Volume on the Rane mixer
 
*Volume on the Onkyo receiver in the 326A Control Room
 
*Volume on your laptop
 
  
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===Using the Mac Mini===
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# The touch panel should light up, if it doesn't then waving a hand over it to wake it. Touch the screen
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# Select '''Mac Mini''' from the switcher
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# Wake up the Mac Mini and log in
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# Adjust the volume via the touchpanel buttons.
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# If you can't hear it, make sure it is using the extron HDMI audio for sound output and not using 'headphones'
  
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===Playing a Blu-ray or DVD (both work in the Blu-ray player)===
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====There is a Blu-ray in the 326 rack and in the Projection Room (326A)====
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# Wake the touchpanel by waving your hand in front of it
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# Turn on Bluray power ON (blue light)
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# Select '''Bluray''' source on the touch panel
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# Insert Blu-ray disc into Blu-ray player
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# Use the touch panel or Blu-ray remote to navigate the menu and play your selected video
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# Use the volume buttons of the touch panel to adjust volume
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====Playing sources in the Projection Room (326A)====
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# Wake the touchpanel in 326 by waving your hand in front of it, then touch it to leave the welcome screen
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# Select the Projection Booth button from the left side column of the touch panel buttons
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# Rack power in 326A should be on (if not, please turn on and leave on once finished)
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# Select the source you want to use in 326A from the 4 options
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# Connect your computer, Insert Bluray disc into Bluray player, or connect the projector in 326A
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# For Bluray, you may use the Bluray remote or touchpanel controls to navigate the menu and play your selected video
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# Volume can be adjusted via the big knob on the Onkyo receiver (in the 326A rack) or the volume buttons of the touch panel
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===Playing a LaserDisc===
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# Wake the touchpanel by waving your hand in front of it and gently touching its face
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# Select Laser Disc source button on the touchpanel
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# Turn on the LD player and Insert your disc
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# navigate with the remote or the controls on the touch panel
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# Adjust the volume with the volume buttons of the touch panel
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===Playing a VHS===
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# Wake the touchpanel by waving your hand in front of it while quietly muttering lines from remarkable cinema and/or theatre script
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# Touch the touchpanel screen and hum a short fanfare
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# Select ''VHS''' on the touch panel
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# Insert your VHS tape into the VHS player and press ‘Play’
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# Adjust the volume by the volume buttons of the touch panel
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Latest revision as of 14:34, 3 January 2020


Com326 is is an advanced screening room for media programs. It is equipped with equipment for 5.1 screening almost all motion media supported at Evergreen, from 16mm projection through digital content distribution.

AUDIO NOTE

The Mac Mini is connected to the system via HDMI audio and analog (for special playback modes). Normally the HDMI audio must be the output (should come up as either "Extron" or "Sony" in the mac's output options).

Waking the Projector

  1. The projector wakes automatically when you select a source on the touch panel
  2. If no picture or sound can be worked out, make sure the main power in each rack is ON, and all of the components of the A/V rack in the projection room is ON (326A), and the switcher in the AV rack by the desk (326A) is on.

Using a Laptop

HDMI

  1. The touch panel should light up when you move near, if it doesn't then waving a hand nearby it usually will wake it. Touch the screen
  2. Select HDMI source on the touchscreen
  3. Connect your laptop to the HDMI cable
  4. Adjust the volume through your laptop (if supported) and the volume buttons on the touch panel

If image does not appear - check that your computer screen settings are set to mirror image (mac) or duplicate (PC)

VGA

  1. The touch panel should light up when you move near, if it doesn't then waving a hand nearby it usually will wake it. Touch the screen
  2. Select VGA source on the touchscreen
  3. Connect your laptop to VGA cable, and the cable's 3.5 earphone plug to your audio port
  4. Adjust the volume through your laptop (if supported) and the volume buttons on the touch panel

If image does not appear - check that your computer screen settings are set to mirror image (mac) or duplicate (PC)


Using the Mac Mini

  1. The touch panel should light up, if it doesn't then waving a hand over it to wake it. Touch the screen
  2. Select Mac Mini from the switcher
  3. Wake up the Mac Mini and log in
  4. Adjust the volume via the touchpanel buttons.
  5. If you can't hear it, make sure it is using the extron HDMI audio for sound output and not using 'headphones'


Playing a Blu-ray or DVD (both work in the Blu-ray player)

There is a Blu-ray in the 326 rack and in the Projection Room (326A)

  1. Wake the touchpanel by waving your hand in front of it
  2. Turn on Bluray power ON (blue light)
  3. Select Bluray source on the touch panel
  4. Insert Blu-ray disc into Blu-ray player
  5. Use the touch panel or Blu-ray remote to navigate the menu and play your selected video
  6. Use the volume buttons of the touch panel to adjust volume

Playing sources in the Projection Room (326A)

  1. Wake the touchpanel in 326 by waving your hand in front of it, then touch it to leave the welcome screen
  2. Select the Projection Booth button from the left side column of the touch panel buttons
  3. Rack power in 326A should be on (if not, please turn on and leave on once finished)
  4. Select the source you want to use in 326A from the 4 options
  5. Connect your computer, Insert Bluray disc into Bluray player, or connect the projector in 326A
  6. For Bluray, you may use the Bluray remote or touchpanel controls to navigate the menu and play your selected video
  7. Volume can be adjusted via the big knob on the Onkyo receiver (in the 326A rack) or the volume buttons of the touch panel

Playing a LaserDisc

  1. Wake the touchpanel by waving your hand in front of it and gently touching its face
  2. Select Laser Disc source button on the touchpanel
  3. Turn on the LD player and Insert your disc
  4. navigate with the remote or the controls on the touch panel
  5. Adjust the volume with the volume buttons of the touch panel

Playing a VHS

  1. Wake the touchpanel by waving your hand in front of it while quietly muttering lines from remarkable cinema and/or theatre script
  2. Touch the touchpanel screen and hum a short fanfare
  3. Select VHS' on the touch panel
  4. Insert your VHS tape into the VHS player and press ‘Play’
  5. Adjust the volume by the volume buttons of the touch panel