Classroom Technology


1312 Meyer Hall Classroom


Built-in PC: Present
Laptop ports: Present
VCR Player: Present
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Webcam: Present
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Camcorder Present
Doc Cam: Present


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AV System

The classroom is fitted  with an Extron Pole Vault system


Laptop Connections

Cable Cubby

The podium, in the front of theroom, is fitted with a cable cubby (black box on top towards the back right), where all the cables for a laptop connection are stored. It contains one power outlet, VGA cable, audio cable, and Ethernet cable.

Built-in Desktop Computer

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The built-in desktop computer is a OptiPlex 7020 SFF;OptiPlex 7020 Small Form Factor, with 16 GB of memory, 500 GB of hard drive, and Intel Core i& processor (Quad Core, 8MB, 3.60 GFz). It is running under Windows 8 operating system (64-bit version).

Installed Software: Microsoft Office 2013, Java, Adobe Connect, and Silverlight.

DVD/VCR Player

DVD Player 

The podium is fitted with a DVD/VCR player. It is installed on the bottom shelf, behind the front door. The player is a Sanyo FWDV225F DVD/VCR Combo Player. The remote control is anchored to the player and can be used to operate the player. Please shut off the player after use.

Document Camera

WolfVision VZ-8light4 Desktop Visualizer


A document camera is a digital overhead projector with a video camera. It projects whatever you have placed on the white space under the camera in real time (it will project both transparencies and plain pieces of paper). It is mounted on a cart next to the podium. The document camera is a WolfVision VZ-8Light4 Desktop Visualizer.

Download WolfVision Connectivity Software

The document camera is hard wired to the built-in computer with a USB cable. Run the Connectivity software to access the document camera from the computer. In this mode, your documents will appears in the Connectivity window on your desktop and can be recorded using the Adobe Connect software.



This lab is equipped with a Canon VIXIA HF R500 Digital Camcorder, mounted next to the podium. This camcorder is used to display a laboratory procedure onto the screens. It can also be used to record a laboratory procedure onto its memory card to be posted onto UC Davis SmartSuite or onto popular video servers such as YouTube.

File Transfer Utilities

There are two computer programs to transfer recorded movies from camcorder to computer (User’s Manual Page 105):

  1. ImageBrowsre EX:  For transferring MP4 Movies (30 frames per second). This software can be downloaded from:
  2. Transfer Utility LE: For AVCHD movies (60 frames per second). This software can be downloaded from:
    you can use a dummy serial number of 57998989111 (12 digits) to download the software
  3. To access the User's Manual for the Transfer Utility LE click here.

Install these programs on your laptop and connect your laptop to the USB outlet of the camera.

Battery for external microphone:

Besides the built-in microphone, the camcorder also has an external lavalier condenser microphone with 20 feet cable This microphone needs a pair of LR44 batteries:

Name: Maxell LR44 Batteries 10 Pack
Price: $4.99
Catalog Number: 7884890364

Webcam System


This room is equipped with a Logitech C920 webcam for Skype and AdobeConnect. The webcam support 1080p signals in native resolution format, which means they are a true 1920 pixels in width and 1080 pixels in height.



The classroom is fitted with three ceiling mounted front projector: Panasonic PT-VW530 Projector.


Screen     Screen Control

The classroom is fitted with three screens: Da-Lite 34463 Cosmopolitan Electrol High Power Surface:113 Inch Diagonal 60" x 96" (H x W), 16:10 Format.  Case width 9':00", Screen width 8':00"


Network Access

If your laptop is configured for DHCP, then you should be able to connect to the campus network. Note that you can access the campus network and not the Animal Science domain. There is no active telephone line in the classroom.

Service Information

LCD Projector Maintenance:

Once a year have the projector fan cleaned out. Lamp life is 3,000 hours.

panasonic lamp

Description: Panasonic ET-LAV400 Projection Lamp
Price:  $346.95


Description: Panasonic Panasonic Micro Cut Filter
Part No: B&H # PAETRFV400 MFR # ET-RFV400 
Price:  $79.00

Maintenance Schedule
  1. September 25, 2015: Initial Installation.


Abbas Ahmadi, 752-5886,

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