Additional equipment required
No additional equipment is required – everything should be in the studios or conference rooms. Occasionally, the TV stands are moved to another space, if there is no TV in the space when you arrive, please contact Facilities who will bring a TV to the room.
Using a Laptop with the TV (HDMI)
- Ensure that the power strip’s cable is connected to a live power source.
Note: This TV should have a 4-way multi-socket into which the TV should already be plugged.
- Locate the end of the HDMI cable to the HDMI 2 port on the back of the TV, and the other to the HDMI port on the laptop
- Note: If your laptop doesn’t have an HDMI output, you will need an adapter from AV Support (usually a USB-C to HDMI adapter, but occasionally a Mini-Displayport to HDMI adapter for older Mac laptops)
- Using the remote, turn on the TV and change the source input to ‘HDMI 1’
- NOTE: If there is no remote or the TV isn’t responding to the remote provided, turn on the TV & DVD by pressing the power button on the back of the TV and front of the DVD player. To change the source input, use the manual controls at the back of the TV and select HDMI 1 ‘Laptop’. Alternatively, additional remotes are available from the Library.
- You may want to duplicate your screen on the TV, to do this with a Windows laptop press the Windows key and the P key on the keyboard, and select “Duplicate”.
- On a Mac, open System Preferences -> Displays -> select Arrangement tab -> tick the “Mirror Displays” box.
- The volume is controlled through the TV’s speakers, so use the VOLUME buttons on the remote (or the physical buttons on the rear of the TV) to turn the audio level up or down.
Note: If sound is coming out of your laptop’s speakers, you will need to