The Office of Information Technology's deploys and maintains all of the AV controls systems used in classrooms and common spaces like the Student Center MPRs, Adirondack Lodge, etc.
We us a variety devices from industry leader Extron Electronics signal switching and control. Generally speaking, the AV controls allow for multiple input types such as HDMI and VGA and convert them all to a common output (usually HDMI). In additional, the provide power controls (on/off) for projectors and separates the audio from the various inputs and routes it all through a single amplifier. This results in a "self-service" model for AV controls that doesn't require remote controls for projectors or switching input sources
|Standard Classroom Quick Start|
Note: Because sources are processed electronically to a common output, there is a slight delay from the time that you press one of the different sources buttons until the time that is begins to show on the display (projector).
|Standard Classroom Equipment List|
Display On/Off turns the projector in the room on and off.
Volume controls the sound level of the whatever AV source is selected on the right hand side
PC - This will be the computer that is permanently installed in that area
HDMI - This is will be any external HDMI source such as a laptop
VGA - This will be any external VGA source such as a laptop
|In addition, we provide external cable connections using an Extron WPB 109 or similar unit.|
Both the Controller and the cable connection devices are mounted in a gang box and secured to the podium or similar fixture in the room