McCarthy Auditorium Podium Instructions

Instructions for other spaces can be found here.

Display Laptop

  1. Plug your laptop's power cord into the outlet located on the top left side of the podium

  1. Connect your laptop to the HDMI cable on the podium and power the laptop on. 
  2. On the touch panel located on the podium, touch anywhere on the screen to activate.
  3. Under Sources Selection, select the source you would like to project.

  1. If you are looking out to the audience and you’re on the right side of the stage, select “Stage Right Laptop”.  This will lower the screen and turn on the projector.  Your laptop image will appear on the screen.  To adjust the volume of the microphone, select the “Speech Volume” arrows.  To adjust the volume from your laptop, select the “Program Volume” arrows.
  2. To adjust the camera, select the “Camera” icon at bottom of page.  A new window appears.


  1. There are 3 preset positions available.  To tilt and pan the camera, select from the arrows in the circle.  To zoom, select the + or – button. Close out of window when finished.
  2. To adjust the lighting, select Lights at the bottom of the home screen. Select from the 5 presets. Close out window when finished.


  1. When you are done with your event, press the Shutdown button from the home page, then Yes.
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