Turn on the system via the Extron Touch control panel. (South 338 shown, other rooms similar)
South Hall Start Screen
Connect the HDMI (preferred) or the VGA/External Audio connections to present video to the system. Adapters may be needed for laptops without full size versions of these ports.
VGA cable connector and a 3.5mm Headphone connector
Connect the USB cable labeled "USB AUDIO/VIDEO" to your laptop.
USB Audio and Video cable
If using your laptop, an adapter may be needed for machines without full size USB ports. The "USB AUDIO/VIDEO" cable connects the audio from the ceiling microphones and lapel microphone, the OBSBOT Tiny Camera, and the Elmo MX-P2 Document Camera.
If using the Dedicated PC in the classroom, the USB connections will be automatically switched from the "USB AUDIO/VIDEO" cable to the Dedicated PC when the PC is selected as an input. There is no need to plug the "USB AUDIO/VIDEO" cable into the Dedicated PC.
Set your Audio and Video Settings in your video conferencing software. (Zoom and Microsoft Teams shown, others similar)
Zoom Microphone and Speaker Settings
Teams Device Settings Button Location
Teams Microphone Settings
Note: Noise suppression should be turned off in Zoom and Teams as the Hybrid Classroom System has noise suppression built in.
The OBSBOT Tiny Camera has auto tracking features that can be controlled with hand gestures or with an app. Note: In order to successfully utilize the hand gestures to control the camera, manually aim the camera so that you are standing with a plain background behind you before attempting to perform the gesture.
OBSBOT Tiny Auto Tracking camera
These spaces also have a Elmo MX-P2 Document Camera that can feed its video signal into the projection system and also into the presenters laptop via the "USB AUDIO/VIDEO" cable. If you would like to share the video feed from the Elmo document camera into video conferencing software such as Zoom, select "MX-P2" as the camera. See image in Step 4.
Elmo MX-P2 Document Camera
There is a lapel mic that provides vocal support to the space itself and also feeds audio to remote participants via the "USB AUDIO/VIDEO" cable. This microphone, combined with the ceiling microphones provide more robust audio support for the remote participants.
NADY wireless lapel microphone and transmitter
If the audio levels are not adequate for the space or for the remote participants, they can be adjusted via the "MIC CONTROLS" menu on the Extron touch controller in Welles 121, 123, South 338, and 340.
Extron Touchpanel Audio Controls button
Extron Touchpanel Audio Control
In Welles 24 and 26, audio levels can be adjusted via the "MIC CONTROLS" menu on the Extron touch controller.
Extron Touchpanel Microphone Controls button
Extron Touchpanel Microphone Controls