HSC Compatriot's Hall - A/V Training

Touch Panel

To use the AV in the room, you will need to turn on the AV system via the touch panel installed into the lectern tabletop.  Tap on the screen to awaken the touch panel and the WesternU logo will appear.  Tap on the screen once again to bring up the Passcode prompt window.  Input the passcode/access code of ‘309’ and then tap ‘Enter’ to proceed.  The touch panel graphic user interface screen will now display with Compatriots Hall listed at the top with today’s date and time.  You will see two columns of selections to choose from:  System and Projector.  To power on the system, please select PC under the Projector column.  The system will begin powering on including the projector, the projection screen in front of the classroom will drop down, and the confidence monitor next to the projection screen will power on.

The touch panel screen will now give you access to controlling the sources and display destinations.  The controls are divided to two separate features: System and Projector. 

System

Under the System section, you have the following selections:

  1. Displays: For the user to turn on/off and mute/unmute the projector and front confidence monitor
  2. Pic Mute: For the user to mute the video and audio
  3. Volume: Raise/lower and mute/unmute volume for wireless microphones, HaiVision volume and PC/Laptop volume
  4. Displays: For the user to power on/off each of the confidence monitors
  5. Confidence Monitor: For the user to select source being displayed on Front Confidence monitor
  6. Presenter Camera: Presenter Camera Controls
  7. Audience Camera: Audience Camera Controls
  8. System Off: For the user to shut down the AV system

Displays

  1. Projector
    1. On
    2. Pic Mute
    3. Off
  2. LCD  (This is referring to the Front Confidence Monitor)
    1. On
    2. Off
    3. PIP  (This toggles between having the Picture-in-Picture function on and off)
  3. Screen Control
    1. Up
    2. Down

Pic Mute

Only function is to activate and deactivate Pic Mute from Displays features.

Volume

  1. Wireless #1 Microphone  (The Shure Wireless microphones are labeled #1 & #2)
    1. Adjust volume levels
    2. Tap speaker icon to mute and unmute selected microphone
  2. Wireless #2 Microphone  (The Shure Wireless microphones are labeled #1 & #2)
    1. Adjust volume levels
    2. Tap speaker icon to mute and unmute selected microphone
  3. Remote Location  (Adjust volume settings for remote HaiVision stream)
    1. Adjust volume levels of remote HaiVision stream
    2. Tap speaker icon to mute and unmute remote HaiVision stream)
  4. Outgoing Level  (Adjust volume settings for outgoing HaiVision stream)
    1. Adjust volume levels
    2. Tap speaker icon to mute and unmute outgoing HaiVision stream
  5. Program  (Adjust volume of PC and Laptop)
    1. Adjust volume levels
    2. Tap speaker icon to mute and unmute PC and Laptop audio feed
  6. RevoLabs Microphones  (ClearOne microphones have replaced RevoLabs)
    1. There are 8 different ClearOne microphone volume settings for each labeled microphone
    2. 1 Handheld microphone
    3. 7 Lavalier microphones

Confidence Monitor

  1. PC
  2. Laptop 
  3. HaiVision  (Display remote HaiVision video feed)
  4. Presenter Camera
  5. Audience Camera

Presenter Camera

  1. Pan/Tilt
  2. Zoom
  3. Focus
  4. Auto Focus
  5. Speed
  6. Presets  (6 presets available for program but holding onto selected button to save the preset)

Audience Camera

  1. Pan/Tilt
  2. Zoom
  3. Focus
  4. Auto Focus
  5. Speed
  6. Presets  (6 presets available for program but holding onto selected button to save the preset)

System Off

To shut down the system, the user will need to tap Yes to confirm shutdown.

Projector

The following are the available sources for the projector in the room under Projector:

  1. PC: PC in the room, located in the AV rack in the corner under the Front Confidence Monitor
  2. Laptop: Use the HDM port in the lectern cubby to connect
  3. HaiVision: Stream to NW campus with HaiVision compatible rooms
  4. Presenter Camera: Located under the Secondary Confidence Monitor in the rear of the room
  5. Audience Camera: Located above the lectern behind where the speaker would stand

The following features under Projector menu are fairly intuitive and easy to find and initiate:

PC

No additional features once PC is selected

Laptop 

No additional features once Latop is selected

HaiVision

When the HaiVision option is selected, the HaiVision equipment will boot on and the system will initiate the following default settings:  No Camera Image is sent, No PC image is sent, and the default display for the Front Confidence monitor is the last selected camera source when it was shut down last, and the HaiVision is defaulted to stream with NW Campus Eastmoreland classroom unless rerouted by IT.  Please contact Tech Support if you need assistance in rerouting HaiVision to a different room.

  1. Send Camera Image: One of these sources must be selected in order for remote viewers to see our camera feed
    1. Presenter Camera
    2. Audience Camera
  2. Send Computer Image: One of these sources must be selected in order for remote viewers to see our PC or Laptop feed
    1. PC
    2. Laptop
  3. Image Swap:
    1. Swaps between the HaiVision remote PC image and the HaiVision remote Video feed from the Front Confidence Monitor to the Projector display so that one is displaying on the Projector and the other is displayed on the Front Confidence Monitor and vice versa as you toggle the setting.
  4. Remote Location: Volume bar with Speaker icon in the middle
    1. Adjust volume for incoming remote HaiVision audio
    2. Mute and unmute volume for incoming remote HaiVsion audio

Presenter Camera 

Same functions as the previous Presenter Camera Control features from the System menu

Audience Camera 

Same functions as the previous Audience Camera Control features from the System menu

Video Conferencing

Zoom

The room has no built-in software to enable Zoom but the room’s AV equipment is compatible with Zoom when being used on the PC.  Log into Zoom sessions as normal and prepare any files that need to be shared.  Configure the camera angles for the video feed and use the Shure microphones and ClearOne microphones for audio.  The AV system has sound reinforcements, so you will be able to hear yourself when speaking into the microphones for both HaiVision and Zoom streaming.

HaiVision

Yes, Compatriots is HaiVision compatible; please follow instructions above for streaming with Northwest campus.

Equipment

  • Touch panel control: AMX touch panel
  • Lectern Displays: 1x Dell Displays on articulated swivel arm mounts
  • Confidence Monitors: 1x confidence monitors next to projection screen and 1x confidence monitor at the rear of the room, programmed to be used with HaiVision only
  • Projectors: 1x Projector
  • Microphone: Shure Wireless Microphones:  1x Lavalier/Lapel, 1x Handheld
  • ClearOne Microphones: 7x Handheld, 1x Lavalier/Lapel
    • Each wireless microphone are programmed to their individually unique frequency and channel designated by the classroom’s receiver, so no two microphone should ever share the same frequency and channel or else, the user will experience audio cutting in and out from affected microphones and they are stored in the charger
  • Aux out
    • N/A
  • Video cameras: 2x PTZ Optics
  • Gyration Air Mouse GO Plus
    • It comes with a charger installed somewhere on the lectern
    • Users are heavily encouraged to use this to advance their slide presentations and to use as a pointer via the mouse cursor/pointer instead of relying on laser pointers due to lecture captures not capturing their laser pointers
  • Slide Advancer
    • Used for advancing slide presentations
  • Document Camera
    • N/A

Assisted Listening

Users requiring assistive listening devices will need to use Zoom in order to receive audio through their headsets and, if needed, can also arrange to have a transcriber for the event or class by requesting for ADA assistance through CDHP, who will work with IT to secure the needed resources for the individual user

Further Assistance

If you require further assistance with Classroom D, please contact TechSupport at x5432 or Techsupport@westernu.edu.
If your event/lecture is at a later time, please include the time, date, and location of the event and assistance can be scheduled.

 

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Article ID: 89948
Created
Mon 10/21/19 4:11 PM
Modified
Tue 8/2/22 2:44 PM