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M1800 (Half Moon) Users Guide

M1800 (Half Moon) Operation Guide

Basic Presentation

This section will demonstrate how to display a simple presentation

  • To start locate the Push Button Control Panel located in the podium
  • Press the “ON” button

While the system starts up there will be a short 30 second delay before you can continue

  • You can now select from one of the five input selections (PC, Apple TV, VGA, HDMI, or, Blu-Ray) to display on the screens.
    • Note: VGA and HDMI on the Push Button Control Panel refer specifically to the AV connections located at the podium.
    • If you chose “PC”, the Room PC is located in the AV Rack
    • The Blu-Ray player is also located in the AV Rack and its operation will be discussed later in this guide

  • To adjust the volume use the volume knob on the Push Button Control Panel
  • The “Audio Mute” button will mute all audio.
  • “Blank On/Off” will hide the on screen image
  • “Freeze On/Off” will Freeze the on screen image.
  • To use your own device, you can connect via HDMI or VGA those connections are available at the podium directly to the left of the Push Button Control Panel

Advanced operation

The remainder of this guide will focus on the full operation of all the system from the Room Control Touch Panel located near the AV Rack

 

  • To turn the system on Press the Power button on the Start page
    • The Start page also has buttons to bring up “Phone Control” and “Audio Control” without having to turn on the full system*

  • The operation of these buttons will be outlined later in this guide.
  • Once the system has started up you will be at the Main Page.  
    •  From this page, you can access all other room functions.

*Phone features coming soon

Input Selections

This menu selection lets you select which input will display on the screen.

  • PC and Apple TV do not have any additional controls.
  • Blu-Ray: when selected will display the player controls

  • Podium and Rack will give you the choice of HDMI or VGA  for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) connectivity
    • The Podium and Rack BYOD connections are located at the podium and the AV rack respectively.
    • Please Note: you cannot use HDMI and VGA simultaneously at the same AV connection location.  

Audio Control

This menu selection lets you adjust the audio.

  • House Mics: This controls the overall volume of the Microphones
    • The individual microphone volume is controlled automatically   
  • Video Conf: Adjust the volume of the remote caller in a video conference. 
  • Video: Adjust the volume from any video input source.
  • Main: Adjust the overall volume of the entire system

Phone Control (Feature coming soon)

This menu lets you place a phone call through the room audio.

    • Dial Pad: use to enter desired number
      • You must dial “9” to get an outside line.
      • The number you are dialing will be displayed on the Dial display
    • Call: Press to initiate a call
      • If a call is being received, the call button will change to “Answer”
    • End: Disconnects a call
    • Mute: This mutes the local audio going to the call.
      • Does not mute the microphones in the room
    • Clear:  This will clear the current number being entered
    • Caller in Volume: This adjust how loud the remote caller will be in the room.  

Camera Control

This menu lets you adjust the ceiling camera.

    • Zoom In: Zooms the camera in
    • Zoom Out: Zooms the camera out
    • Auto Focus: Will automatically refocus camera
    • Pan and Tilt: Allows you to Pan the camera Left and right, and Tilt the camera up and down
    • Stop:  Will stop any Pan or Tilt motion
    • Preset: Can store up to three different camera positions
      • To store a preset, press and hold any of the three preset buttons until “Set” appears.
    • USB:  this selects what device that the camera is connected to
      • PC: Connects the Camera for use with the Room PC in the AV Rack
      • Podium: Connects the camera to the USB port on the  Podium AV Connections
        • Can be used with a PC or Mac computer at this location  
      • Rack: Connects the camera to the USB port in the AV rack  AV Connections
        • Can be used with a PC or Mac computer at this location  

AV Connections

This section will explain the AV connections available to you.

  • Podium AV Connections: this houses various AV connections available at the podium.
    • HDMI/ VGA: Connections for a laptop or mobile device
    • USB to Room PC: USB connected directly to the room PC
    • USB From Camera: USB connection from the Ceiling camera
      • Please note: this USB must be selected from the camera control menu

  • AV Rack AV Connections: this houses various AV connections available at the AV rack.
    • HDMI/ VGA: Connections for a laptop or mobile device
    • USB From Camera: USB connection from the Ceiling camera
      • Please note: this USB must be selected from the camera control menu

Using the Camera for video conferencing

This section will explain some of the general settings required to use the Ceiling Camera in Windows 10.

  • Set the Play back device. Right click on the Volume tray icon

In the menu click “Playback Devices”

  • In the “Sound” menu, select the “Recording” Tab.
    • In the “Recording” Tab select “Speakerphone”
    • Click “Set Default”

Using the Camera for video conferencing (Continued)

This section continues with setting for WebEx. If you are using another platform, many of these setting will still apply; just find the best matches in the other software.  

  • When Joining a WebEx (for more information on WebEx see the document titled “WebEx Instructions”) you will be prompted to select your Audio and Video Connection
    • Under “Select Audio Connection” Choose “Call using Computer”
    • Under “Select Video Connection” choose “Extron MediaPort200”
    • Click “Connect Audio and Video” 

If you have followed the above directions these next setting may be set correctly already. It is recommended that you check these settings just in case.

  • In WebEx select “More Options” under “Call using a computer”

  • In the menu that opens make sure that, “Speakerphone (Extron MediaPort200)” is chosen in both the Speaker and Microphone Drop down list.
  • Once the setting are correct press “OK”

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