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Videoconferencing tools and tips

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  It's often more convenient to use the TV as an external monitor for your laptop. There's an HDMI cable extending from beneath the TV screen that you can plug into any laptop with an full-size HDMI socket. There's a 3-way HDMI switch for adapter cables for other port types; ask WilliamSeligman if you need one.
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Use the TV remote's INPUT button to switch the TV to INPUT2B. Set your laptop to mirror its display, or use the TV as an extended desktop as you prefer.
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Use the TV remote's INPUT button to switch the TV to INPUT2B. Set your laptop to mirror its display, or use the TV as an extended desktop as you prefer.
 

Projector

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  • Slide back the lens cover at the front of the projector.
  • Turn on the projector by pressing the power button, under the red indicator light.
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  • Connect your laptop to the projector. There are cables available, for VGA and HDMI connectors. (If you have a computer with a Mini Displayport, you'll have to bring your own converter cable.) Y
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  • Connect your laptop to the projector. There are cables available, for VGA and HDMI connectors. (If you have a computer with a Mini Displayport, you'll have to bring your own converter cable.)
 
  • If the projector doesn't automatically display your laptop's screen, press the Input button (up-arrow) on the top of the projector.
  • When all the talks are done, press the power button twice to turn off the projector.
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  Note: As of 1-May-2017, the speakerphone is not working.
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This is a large three-panel microphones, with a telephone keyboard on it. This is part of the standard Nevis phone system; the number is 914-591-2875. To use it, dial the number then hit the green button (or hit the green button and dial the number).
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This is a large three-panel microphone, with a telephone keyboard on it. This is part of the standard Nevis phone system; the number is 914-591-2875. To use it, dial the number then hit the green button (or hit the green button and dial the number).
  If you want to host a phone conference using the speakerphone (or any other phone in our phone system, there are detailed instructions in this PDF file.
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  See the instructions for the Nevis wireless network.
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In the TV cart, there is a hub with a couple of ethernet cables attached for those laptops without wireless cards, or with very old cards that can't handle WPA encryption. Any laptop made after 2005 should work properly on the Nevis wireless network.
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On a bookshelf near the TV cart, there is a hub with a couple of ethernet ports available for those laptops without wireless cards, or with very old cards that can't handle WPA encryption. Any laptop made after 2005 should work properly on the Nevis wireless network.
  It is not faster to connect your laptop via a network cable in the library! The wireless network is capable of speeds up to 130 Mb/s (300 Mb/s for the 5G networks); the cables are connected to a switch whose maximum speed is 100 Mb/s.
 
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