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Hardware: •Data Projector •Laptop •Smartboard Software •Smartboard Notebook/Smartboard Software must be on laptop At PSHS our Media Center has the complete package, ready to use. Begin by placing the data projector/laptop/cart in desired location. Plug in the cart to AC power. USB connection Laptop without Smartboard Data Projector Connection Back of Laptop with Smartboard Connection Turn data projector on first-Red button Focus Keystone: allows the image to be squared if device is tilted up and image is affected. •It may take a few moments for the lamp to initialize, but you will get a blue screen projected. •Height can be adjusted with the legs on the lower, front on the unit. •Moving the cart closer/farther from the screen or Smartboard will make substantial changes in size of image. Smaller adjustments can be made with the lens. Light Back of Laptop is USB Check the connections of the Smartboard cord. Note the light on the Smartboard. We will refer to it Front of the Smartboard, later. Once the projector is on and necessary adjustments have been made…we can move to the laptop. Turn laptop power on •As the laptop goes through the normal start up functions, watch for the light on the Smartboard to go from red to green. As the computer recognize all the hardware connected to it, the light will go from red….to green. •Next, look for the menu displayed on the desktop that looks like the one below. Before we go any farther, lets lock the Smartboard in place so it will not move. If you have the displayed image in the desired location, lock the casters on the base of the Smartboard. If the board or cart is moved after we orient the board, you will have to repeat the orientation. Let’s move on. Lock the casters and click the “Orient…” button Orient the board Now, walk to the Smartboard and use a finger to touch each red icon firmly. Follow the progression until you have touched each icon. The set up is now complete and the board can be used as an alternative input device!!! •Yes the kids can use it…That is why it is here •Both the computer and the Smartboard can be used at the same time for input. •The markers do not really mark. You can put one in your pocket and use your finger if you wish. •Board will not “erase” unless all markers are in tray.
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