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This page explains how to use new poduim panels in Grainger rooms

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These instructions are pertinent for the following rooms in Grainger Hall:
1140, 1170, 1175, 1180, 1185, 1190, 1195, 1270, 1280, 2120, 2165, 2170, 2270, 2280, 2335, 2339, 2510, 2520

1. Introduction Page:

When you first enter the AMX panel, you will be taken to this screen:

VIDEO_COMPUTER

Input Page:

This is the Input page, and it allows you to select a variety of mediums to display your information. The following instructions will detail how to display your information through a wireless connection of either an Apple or Windows/Android device.

Select Input Source:

 Apple Wireless input The Apple Wireless input allows you to use one Apple OS or IOS device to connect and display content onto the projector screen within the classroom.
 Windows Wireless option The Windows wireless option allows you to use one Windows or Android device to connect and display content onto the projector screen within the classroom. Please note that not all Android devices are supported by this option.

Apple OS & IOS

Wirelessly connecting with an iPhone or iPad:

 Apple Wireless input On the AMX touch panel, select Apple OS & IOS Wireless.
 Apple: Room The Apple TV connection screen will appear on the projector. Here "1280_Grainger" is used for demonstration, which indicates the target room for the wireless display is room 1280 in Grainger Hall.
 Apple: IOS device screen mirroring On your Apple IOS device, double click the home button to open quick settings. Select "Screen Mirroring" near the volume control.
 Apple: IOS device select room and enter code Your IOS device will scan for available connections. Select the connection name from the list. Here "1280 Grainger" is used for demonstration, which indicates the IOS device will be connect to room 1280 in Grainger Hall.
 Apple: Projector screen code display On the projector screen, a 4-digit code will be displayed. Type in this code in your IOS device to enable Air Display in the selected room. If the device does not connect shortly, you can try performing a wireless reset (see Reset wireless device connection below).
Apple: IOS device screen mirroring To disconnectdouble click the home button to open quick settings. Select "Screen Mirroring" near the volume control again to end screen mirroring.

Wirelessly connecting with a Mac laptop:

 Apple Wireless input On the AMX touch panel, select Apple OS & IOS Wireless.
 Apple: Room The Apple TV connection screen will appear on the projector. Here "1280_Grainger" is used for demonstration, which indicates the target room for the wireless display is room 1280 in Grainger Hall.
 Apple: System Preference On your Mac laptop, click on the Apple icon on the top left corner. In the menu, select System Preference.
 Select  Select "Displays" in the window.
 Apple: Select Apple TV to connect Select the room you want to connected to in the "AirPlay Display". Here "1280 Grainger" is used as example.
 Apple: Projector screen code display On the projector screen, a 4-digit code will be displayed.
 Apple: enter the code
Type in this code in your Mac laptop device to enable Air Display in the selected room. If the device does not connect shortly, you can try performing a wireless reset (see Reset wireless device connection below).
 Apple: Resolution setting Now you will be able to display your Mac laptop on the projector screenHere you can make additional modifications on display resolution.
Apple: Turn off AirPlay
 To turn off AirPlay, select "Off" in the AirPlay. You will stop sharing your information on the screen. 
 Apple: AirPlay is disabled Now you have stopped sharing your Mac laptop through AirPlay
Windows & Android Wirelessly connecting with an Android device
  Android Wireless input  On the AMX touch panel, selectWindows & Android Wireless.
 Android: Room  The Microsoft connection screen will appear on the projector. Here "1280_Grainger" is used for demonstration, which indicates the target room for the wireless display is room 1280 in Grainger Hall.
 Android: Android device screen mirroring  On your Android cell phone, swipe down on the home screen, then tap on the Notification Panel icon in the top right corner. In the menu, select the Screen Mirroring icon. Your Android cell phone will scan for available connections.
 Android: Android device select room and enter code  Select the connection name from the list. Here "1280_Grainger" is used for demonstration, which indicates the Android phone will be connect to room 1280 in Grainger Hall.
 Android: Projector screen code display  Enter the pin that appears on the projector display and select CONNECT.  If the device does not connect shortly, you can try performing a wireless reset (see Reset wireless device connection below).Notice: the Microsoft Wireless Adapter may not support some types of Android phones. 
 Android: Android device screen mirroring  To disconnectswipe down on the home screen, then tap on the Notification Panel icon in the top right corner. In the menu, select the Screen Mirroring icon again so the icon turns gray.
Wirelessly connecting with a Windows laptop
  Android Wireless input  On the AMX touch panel, selectWindows & Android Wireless.
 Android: Room  The Microsoft connection screen will appear on the projector. Here "1280_Grainger" is used for demonstration, which indicates the target room for the wireless display is room 1280 in Grainger Hall.
 Windows laptop: find the notification center  On your Windows laptop, click on the Notification center icon next to the time.
 Windows laptop: find the notification center  In the Notification Center shown on the right, click "Connect" in the yellow box.
 Windows laptop: find the notification center  Select room that you wish to connect.Here "1280_Grainger" is used for demonstration, which indicates the target room for the wireless display is room 1280 in Grainger Hall. 
 Windows laptop: PIN on screen  The pin for this connection in that room will be displayed on the screen.
 Windows laptop: entering PIN  Enter the pin shown on the screen in your Windows laptop and click "Connect ".
 Windows laptop: Connected  Now you will be able to display wirelessly.    If the device does not connect shortly, you can try performing a wireless reset (see Reset wireless device connection below).Notice: the Microsoft Wireless Adapter may not support some types of Android phones. 
 Android: Android device screen mirroring  To disconnectclick the Notification Center icon next to the time display. In the "CONNECT" menu, click Disconnect. You will stop sharing your information on the screen.
Status of wireless sources
 Current Wireless Source  Status Details
 Windows laptop: find the notification center  Apple or IOS device connected to the Apple TV inside the podium is selected as current input source.
 Windows laptop: find the notification center  Window or Android device connected to the Microsoft Wireless Adapter inside the podium is selected as current input source. Please notice that not all Android devices are supported by this option.
 Some rooms may not any of the two wireless options as input source. The buttons for these functionalities are shown in grey and there would be no feedback as shown below:
 Windows laptop: find the notification center  Windows & Android Wireless is unavailable.
 Windows laptop: find the notification center  Apple OS & IOS Wireless is unavailable .
 Windows laptop: find the notification center   Wireless reset is unavailable.
The reset button will retrieve its default display, as shown on the left. In the case of a device not correctly displaying , the “Wireless Reset” button will allow you to restart and troubleshoot the wireless devices to be able to attempt connecting again.
 Step  Illustration  Explanation
 1  Wireless reset: Press the reset buttom  To enable this reset button, Press and Hold for 3 seconds. This "Pressing and Holding" operation will lead you to step 2.
 2  Wireless reset: Wait  The button will begin to flash between red and green. At this stage, this "Wireless Reset" button will stop receiving any signal, whether you touch or press it. 
 3  Wireless reset: Done and please reconnect  After 10 seconds, you will hear a beep from the AMX Panel. This indicates that the reset is complete, and you can attempt to connect your device again.




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Owner:Silas C.Group:Wisconsin School of Business
Created:2018-10-05 15:22 CDTUpdated:2019-01-17 14:49 CDT
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