Audio Visual Centre

Teaching Room User Guide
Biology - B/B/006

Equipment Available:-

  • Dual HD Data Projector with Speakers
  • Networked Windows 10 PC
  • Laptop Connection - VGA HDMI
  • Digital OHP
  • Replay Plus Lecture Capture
    You may be recorded in this room - www.york.ac.uk/replay
  • PA system with lectern mic, lapel radio mic
  • 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

Touch screen home screen

If you want to show a DVD, PowerPoint presentation or video clip from the PC or your laptop, select the screen(s) you wish to use. For audio only content press 'Sound Only'

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

Equipment and Room Controls

Once you select a source, the screen will display any relevant controls or information for using this device.

If an "Environmental" tab is displayed then this will include controls for non-display equipment e.g. lights and screens

Room controls

Replay+ - Lecture Capture

This room has timetabled lecture capture facilities available for recording audio and projected images including the chalk and drywipe boards.

Please ensure that you use the radio lapel microphone to get the best quality recording. It is located in a charging dock on the lectern and should be returned there after use.

Pressing the camera icon will open up the options for the Replay+ Camera - it can be turned Off, can be set to auto and will follow the lecturer to specific zones, or it can be set to manual and the position set on the control panel.

Replay Plus controls

 

Laptop Connections

The following connectors are available on the teaching desk 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 an induction loop hearing system available. The microphones are located on the lectern

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 displays and turn off any unnecessary equipment.

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:14/06/2021