Merket Tracy 328 Instructions

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The following instructions are for the classroom in Merkert Tracy 328 with the Extron Control System mounted on the wall. The Extron Control System allows you to operate the video projector, select the input for the projector, and control the volume. Projector screen control is also possible from this wall-mounted control system.

To Turn On The Desktop

  1. On the side of the monitor, turn on the desktop computer.

To Operate The Projector 

  1. To turn on the projector, press the ON button on the wall-mounted control switch, located on the wall, near the lectern.
  2. To lower the screen, press the Screen Down button. To raise the screen, press the Screen Up button.

NOTE: Projector must be on to hear audio.

How to Connect Laptop to Projector

  1. Plug VGA cable on the lectern into the laptop computer.

  • If using audio, plug the stereo-mini headphone jack into the audio port of your computer.
  1. To project your image onto the screen, there's a Black Box switcher with 1 COMP, 2 LAPTOP, 3 DOC CAM on the front.  Press the LAPTOP button.

Troubleshooting Laptop Display

If you do not get a picture on both your laptop and the projector screen  

  • Windows - Hold down the “Windows” key located on the bottom left of the keyboard and the letter "P" key, and make sure the setting is set to “Duplicate"  
  • Mac OS X - Navigate to System Preferences > Displays > Arrangement and then check off Mirror Displays.

Shutting Down

On the control switch, press and release the OFF button. The display OFF light will flash while the projector cools down.

NOTE: You will not be able to restart the system until the projector cools down (and the OFF light stops flashing). This will take approximately 2 minutes.

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