Classroom Technology


600 Animal Science Teaching Facility Classroom

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

Projector Control


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.

Laptop Connections

Cable Cubby

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 top shelf, behind the front door. The computer is a DELL OptiPlex 960 Small Form Factor with Intel® Core 2 Duo at 3.16 GHz,  4 GB of memory, and 200 GB of disk space, running under Windows 8 Pro operating system (64-bit version). The Microsoft Office 2010 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.

  • Processor: Intel® Core 2 Duo at 3,16 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Hard Drive: 200 GB
  • Optical Drive: DVD/CD
  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 Pro (64 bit version)
  • Network Devices: RJ-45 Integrated 10/100 LAN
  • Audio: Integrated Sound with microphone and Headphone Jack
  • Video: Integrated Video with VGA Port

DVD/VCR 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 Panasonic DMR-EH75VS DVD Recorder/Player and VHS VCR Combination. (Records to DVD-RAM and DVD-R/W, DVD+R/W Discs, 80GB Hard Drive,Silver)  . 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

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 an ELMO P10 Visual Presenter 

LCD Projector


The classroom is fitted with a ceiling mounted LCD projector. The projector is a Mitsubishi XD490U Projector  with the following specification: Brightness: 3000 ANSI Lumens; Resolution: 1280 x 1024; Weight: 6.5 lbs. The maximum lamp life is 4,000 hours, so please shut off the projector after use.

The lamp may be removed from the side of   the projector unit. This simplifies replacement without turning the projector around or over when suspended from the ceiling..


Screen     Screen Control

The screen is a Cosmopolitan Electrol Projection Screen - 60x80" - 100" Diagonal - Video Format (4:3 Aspect Ratio) - Matte White Mfr # 40782/

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 an active telephone line in the classroom.

Service Information

LCD Projector Maintenance:

Once a year have the projector fan cleaned out. Lamp life is 4,000 hours.

Replacement Lamp for MITSUBISHI XD490U  projector
Description: VLT-XD400LP Replacement lamp
Part Number: VLT-XD400LP
Price: $227
Projector Lamp

Maintenance Schedule
  • Lamp is replaced on September 28, 2010 (ANSCI)
  • Lamp is replaced on November 22, 2015 (ANSCI)


Abbas Ahmadi (752-5886,

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