Audio Visual Centre

Teaching Room User Guide
James College - G/N/001

Equipment Available:-

  • HD Data Projector with Speakers
  • Networked Windows 10 PC
  • Laptop Connection - VGA HDMI
  • Replay Lecture Capture
    You may be recorded in this room - www.york.ac.uk/replay
  • Hearing Loop

General Room Help - 01904 32 4500 / x4500
General Enquiries - 01904 32 4500 / x4500 - av@york.ac.uk
Duty Technician - 01904 32 3036 / x3036 - (Diverts to mobile)

Using The System

 
MLC Plus 200 Control Panel
 

The data projector can be turned on/off using the display buttons in the top left corner. The projector will take 1 minute to start / shut down, during this time the button will flash.

There is a volume dial for display sources. The LED display will indicate the current volume level.

Video sources e.g. PC, laptop, can be selected at the press of a button, switching between sources may take a couple of seconds. Changing sources is not possible while the projector is starting up.

There are multiple laptop cables available in this room, if no image is shown, please check you have the right input selected for the cable used.

Blank / Pic Mute will temporarily blank the projector but not the comfort monitor, allowing you to use the PC etc. without it being displayed to the class.

Replay - Lecture Capture

This room has timetabled lecture capture facilities available for recording audio and projected images.

There is a background microphone in this room that will capture your voice.


 

Laptop Connections

The following connectors are available on the trolley / lectern to connect to your laptop:-

  • VGA
  • HDMI

If your laptop does not have a suitable connector you will need the appropriate adaptor - www.york.ac.uk/campusservices/avcentre/instructions/laptopcon.cfm

Wireless Presentation (Solstice)

Solstice Wireless Presentation Screen

Selecting Solstice as a source will show the above screen. You can then connect to this using the device name or IP address shown and the 4 digit passcode.
You may wish to download the Solstice Client App in advance of your session.
To use the wireless presentation you must be connected to the Eduroam Wifi.

Hearing Loop

This room has effective equipment including induction loops and microphones suitable for participants with hearing loss.

At the end of your session

Log off (don't shut down) the PC, and remove any USB memory sticks/CDs/DVDs that have been used.
Use the Display On/Off button to turn the projector off.

Need More Help?

If you need urgent assistance, please call the duty technician on x3036 (01904 32 3036) from the phone in the room. This will be transferred to a mobile phone after 30 seconds.
If you have technical or equipment booking queries, please call us on 01904 32 4500.
We can provide 5 minute briefings at the start of your teaching session - these are bookable on our standard equipment booking form.
www.york.ac.uk/campusservices/avcentre/bookings
We can also provide 1 to 1 and group training sessions on request. Please email av@york.ac.uk to arrange these.
Please report all faults with this equipment as soon as possible, to enable us to repair them quickly.

Printed:04/12/2021