Built-in PC: Present
Laptop ports: Present
VCR Player: Present
Doc Cam: Present
The Projector Control is an Extron MLC 52 IR
VC unit, which is installed on the wall next
to the podium. This is where you control the LCD
projector and volume. Next to the Projector Control
is the Screen Control, which can be used to lower and
raise the screen . An
instruction sheet on how to use the
Projector Control and Screen Control
is posted on the wall and is also available online.
The podium, in the front of the room, 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
The podium is fitted with a built-in desktop
computer. It is installed on the middle shelf, behind the
front door. The computer is a DELL OptiPlex 980 Small Form Factor
running under Windows 7 operating system.
The Microsoft Office 2007 applications are installed on
the computer. There two USB ports on the left edge of
the monitor to be used for USB memory thumb drives. Please do NOT shut off the
computer after use.
OptiPlex 980 Small Form
Factor Base Standard PSU
OptiPlex 980, Intel Core
i5 Dual Core Processor
650 with VT (3.20GHz,
Upgraded from 4 GB to 16 GB on
February 24, 2012
Viewable Image Size,
760,960 and 980
320GB SATA 3.0Gb/s and
16MB Data Burst
Cache,Dell OptiPlex 780
Only,OptiPlex 380 Small
Windows 7, 64-bit
Microsoft Office 2007
The podium is fitted with a DVD/VCR player. It is
installed on the bottom shelf, behind the front door.
The player is a Sony SLV-D380P DVD/VCR Combo . The
remote control is anchored to the player and can be used
to operate the player. Please shut off the player after
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
The document camera is hard
wired to the built-in computer. 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.
There is also a USB port in the
middle shelf of the doc camera cart which is connected
to the desktop computer. You can plug in your USB
microphone to this port and then record your lectures
using the Adobe Connect software.
The room is also wired for using a
camcorder to record lectures using the Adobe Connect
The classroom is fitted with a ceiling mounted
LCD projector. The projector is a Mitsubishi
XD490U Projector. Please shut off the projector after use.
The screen is a Cosmopolitan Electrol Projection
Screen - 60x80" - 100" Diagonal - Video Format (4:3
Aspect Ratio) - Matte White Mfr # 40782
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 an active telephone line in the classroom.
LCD Projector Maintenance:
Once a year have the projector fan cleaned out. Lamp
life is 4,000 hours.
Description: Replacement Lamp for
Mitsubishi XD490U Projector
Mfg Part No: VLTXD400LP
- 10/01/2010: Lamp is replaced
- 08/02/2013: Lamp is replaced
(Meyer Common Space Account)
Document Camera Maintenance:
Changing the Lamp
- Remove the power cord of the Visualizer
- Open the cover screw by using a coin
- Turn down the lamp inclusive lamp cover
- Change the lamp Place the new lamp very
carefully into the socket . CAUTION: LAMP CAN BE
- Mount the lamp cover in reverse order (3
- Lamp type: High Frequency Lamp 9W at
10'000 h average burning life. WolfVision part no.
Description: Lamp for portable 5,7
and 8 series (100040) - SET OF 2
- Cabinet: Clean the cabinet by gently wiping it
with a soft, lint free cloth.
- Lenses: Clean the lenses by gently wiping with a
soft, lint free cloth (do not use a paper tissue!).
Clean by breathing on the lens to create moisture
then wipe with lint free cloth (If need be, use a
special optical cleaner only!).
- Never use strong cleaning agents such as acetone
or benzene! These substances can damage the surface
and the anti-reflex coating!
Abbas Ahmadi (752-5886,
System Setup and Configuration
Diagram 1. AV system. Click the figure for larger version
(the MPA 181T is the amplifier in the clssrom).
Diagram 2. Adjusting the Tap Selector
Set both the amp and speaker to 8
Control Panel Software
Configuration software for the MLC 52
Control Panel Manual
Product Manual for MLC 52