Non-poolroom: No AV monitoring or phone

12/15 ProAV refurb: No room PC. Samsung 46″ LCD

VGA not working?

The following instructions are automatically generated, based on the list of equipment in the room

As such, we've kept them simple to account for any variations between rooms. For help on specifics, contact AV Support - details are at the bottom of the page.

If you're in one of the learning spaces, contact AV Support by pressing the AVSupp button on the phone

Control Panel

Button or touch controls for the audio/visual and projection equipment in the room.

Control systems are designed to be left powered up, please leave them powered up so they can be used to turn the equipment on/off.

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Please switch off projectors when when not in use or the repeater screens might not work. Find out more about Aston University’s energy awareness on the website.

Did you know that the lamps are not only expensive, but contain hazardous Mercury?

AMX/Crestron buttons

Crestron mpc-m10 buttons

Press the ON, OFF (or ON/OFF) button to switch the projector ON or OFF. The button will flash to indicate it is warming up/cooling down. The projector will beep(on=once, off=twice) and prevent you from selecting other buttons until it is ready.

PC 1 and PC 2 (or Laptop, or Doc Cam) buttons select the Main PC and Visualiser/Laptop connection if they don’t have separate control buttons.

Computer

Tips

  • We recommend that the projector is switched on after you login to the PC.
  • Drag/copy presentation documents from your USB stick onto the desktop.
  • Any change/s and added files are auto-deleted on Restart.
  • Choose VLC Media Player for DVD playback with sound.

Laptop (HDMI)

HDMI connector

A flying HDMI cable (including audio) is usually* connected to the lectern faceplate.

Note All post-2014 refurbished rooms now support HDMI(digital) inputs as well as VGA, namely: G11(Byng Kendrick LT), Great HallMB220, MB253, MB304MB486, MB504MB518MB603, MB651(Sumpner LT), MB653(Wright LT), MB657(Proj.Room), MB708b, NW104b, NW805, NW807NX02Adrian Cadbury and Susan Cadbury LTs, and VS110, VS112.

Some laptops and tablets may require a special AV adapter.

*except G11, NW104b and any ‘non-pool’ meeting rooms.

Laptop (VGA)

VGA with integrated audio cable

A flying VGA cable (with integrated audio jack connection) is usually connected to the lectern faceplate.

The laptop audio jack can also be used for iPod playback when laptop is selected.

Note Some laptops and tablets require a special adapter from the laptop to the VGA connection.

Location
Main Building
Space Type
Flat
Non-pool room
Seminar
Capacity
8