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Bensen 317: smart room instructions

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Bensen 317 is a smart conference room that can seat 20 people and is equipped with a projector, sound system, and DVD/VCR player.

Connecting a laptop

1. Turn on the projector with the Sony remote. Press B on the remote.
2. Connect the VGA cable that extends from the top of the media cabinet to the monitor port on the laptop. An adapter may be necessary if the laptop does not have a VGA monitor port. All MacBook models will require an adapter.
3. Press the Laptop button on the Extron switcher inside the media cabinet.
4. Turn on the amplifier inside the cabinet and connect the audio cable to the headphone jack on the laptop if you wish to use the sound system in the room.
5. Power up the laptop. If the laptop display is not shown, configure the laptop to send output to a second display.

Using the DVD/VCR player

1. Turn on the projector with the Sony remote.
2. Press the Video button the projector remote to display the DVD/VCR.
3. Turn on the DVD/VCR player inside the media cabinet.
4. Turn on the amplifier.
5. Insert the DVD or VHS tape you wish to play, and press Play on the front of the DVD/VCR or the remote.

Turn off System

1. Press the Standby button on the remote to turn off the projector. The fan on the projector will continue to run for a minute or so to cool the projector.
2. Turn off the amplifier if you used it.
3. Lock the media cabinet with the remotes inside.

Please see our KB articles for tutorials on using the document camera.