Best Practices, Tips and Tricks

Below are help guides and tips for some commonly asked questions and issues. 

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Accessing Streaming Media on digital systems

  • How to access different streaming services 

AVCHD_MTS Camcorder Files

  • How to find and convert video files for YouTube or other sources.

Catchbox Best Practices

  • How to use the Catchbox in lecture halls and other mic equipped spaces.

Catchbox Setup for Frey LH 102

  • How to setup the Catchbox and confirm audio settings for Frey Lecture Hall 102.

How to rearrange multiple displays in Windows 10

  • How to change display arrangement settings to match the physical set up of monitors.

In-Room Digital Annotation - Frey Hall Rm. 211

  • How to use the screens to live annotate and use as a whiteboard.

Lavalier Best Practices

  • Tips for using the Lavalier microphones.

Make Equipment Reservation Requests (Slides)

  • How to make a reservation for Classroom Technology equipment in the online reservation system: WebCheckout Patron Portal.

Make Equipment Reservation Requests (Video)

  • How to make a reservation for Classroom Technology equipment in the online reservation system: WebCheckout Patron Portal.

Multiple Screens in PowerPoint

  • Presenting with two or more screens in PowerPoint.

Optimizing Audio Input Devices

  • Optimizing Windows microphone settings.

Optimizing Audio Output Devices

  • Optimizing Windows playback settings.

Presenter's View in PowerPoint

  • Enabling/Disabling Presenter's View in PowerPoint.

SMART Orientation

  • How to orient SMART monitors.

SMART Pen Buttons

  • How to change the SMART pen keybinds 

Spotlight

  • Software Setup guide and best practices for using the Logitech Spotlight

Surface Hub Troubleshoot Guide

  • Tips and Tricks for Surface Hub

Using NDI with Zoom

  • Step by Step Instructions on how to use the NDI protocol to connect an in-room camera and microphone to Zoom. 

  • Appliciable to the following Lecture Hall

    • Javits 100,101,102,103,109,110,11

    • Frey 100, 102,104

    • ESS 001

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