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Classroom 430 - AV Instructions

Laptops in classroom 430 can display to the ceiling mounted LCD monitor either via HDMI cable or Apple Airplay.

 

Connecting With HDMI

  1. An HDMI cord and Mini DisplayPort adaptor is provided in the room. If missing, please visit the Media Center for a replacement. Plug the HDMI cord into your laptop (either directly or via adaptor, depending on your model of laptop.) Plug the other end into the HDMI wall port under the LCD. 
  2. Power on the LCD using the Sharp remote located in the room. If the remote is missing, please visit the Media Center for a replacement.
  3. Press the Input button on the remote until 1 PodiumHDMI is selected.
  4. Your laptop's screen should now appear on the LCD monitor. If it is not appearing, disconnect the HDMI cable from your computer, wait a moment, then reconnect.
  5. Setting the Sound Output correctly from your laptop: You MUST set your computer to use HDMI as the sound out or you will not hear audio from the LCD speakers.
    1. On your laptop, open System Preferences > Sound 
    2. Click the "Output" tab and select SHARP HDMI from the list* 
  6. Volume for the LCD can be controlled through the remote.
  7. When finished, press the red Power button on the remote to turn off the LCD.

 

Connecting With Apple AirPlay 

  1. Power on the LCD using the Sharp remote located in the room. If the remote is missing, please visit the Media Center for a replacement.
  2. Press the Input button on the remote until 2 Apple TV is selected.
  3. Set your laptop to stream through AirPlay:
    1. Open System Preferences > Displays
    2. In the bottom AirPlay Display settings, choose "Classroom 430 Apple TV"
  4. The LCD will display a four digit AirPlay code. Enter this on your computer to synch.
  5. The Sound Output should automatically change to stream to AirPlay. If you cannot hear audio from the LCD speakers :
    1. On your laptop, open System Preferences > Sound 
    2. Click the "Output" tab and select "Classroom 430 Apple TV”*
  6. When finished, press the red Power button on the remote to turn off the LCD.

 

 

 

* Audio-out through Mini DisplayPort, HDMI, or AirPlay is only supported on the following Apple laptops:

  • MacBook pro (Retina, Mid 2012 and later)
  • MacBook Pro (Mid 2010 and later)

If you have a laptop older than the above and need to send audio to the classroom AV, please consider checking out a loaner MacBook Pro from the Media Center for your class period.

 

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