Audio Visual Centre

Teaching Room User Guide
Berrick Saul Building - BS/204

Equipment Available:-

  • Large LCD Screen with Speakers
  • Networked Windows 10 PC
  • Laptop Connection - HDMI

General Room Help - 01904 32 4500 / x4500
General Enquiries - 01904 32 4500 / x4500 -
Duty Technician - 01904 32 3036 / x3036 - (Diverts to mobile)

Using The System

Touch screen home screen

If you want to show a DVD, PowerPoint presentation or video clip from the PC or your laptop, press 'Use Screen'. For audio only content press 'Use Other Facilities'

If the above screen is not shown, press the End Session and you will always be taken there. This button will be in the top right corner of every screen other than the one shown above.

Touch screen controls

Controlling Sources

The system will (by default) start by showing you the inbuilt PC, other sources e.g. Laptop and Blanking the screen can be selected using the source buttons on the left.

Volume controls and access to any other controls for the room e.g. lighting, are on the right hand side of the screen.

Any controls for a specific source e.g. DVD playback will appear in the centre.

Touch screen controls


Laptop Connections

The following connectors are available in a floor trap to connect to your laptop:-

  • HDMI

If your laptop does not have a suitable connector you will need the appropriate adaptor -

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.

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.
Press the End Session button to clear the projectors, the system will remain in standby for 15 minutes ready for the next user then will shut down automatically if not used.

Need More Help?

If you need urgent assistance, please call the duty technician on x3036 (01904 32 3036). 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.
We can also provide 1 to 1 and group training sessions on request. Please email to arrange these.
Please report all faults with this equipment as soon as possible, to enable us to repair them quickly.