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Hodges 101 – Auditorium

Your Room Contains

  • 1 Ceiling Projector(s)
  • 1 Podium Monitor(s)
  • Control Panel: AMX Style 38
  • Cynap
  • Camera
  • 1 Lapel Microphone(s)
  • Blu-ray
  • Special Note About Scheduling

Getting Started With...

control panel

Display Image on the Projector

  1. Tap the Control Panel and choose Full System On.
  2. Choose the device you would like to display from the Main Projector drop-down list.
AMX Style 38 Main Screen
STEP 1
STEP 2

When Finished

  1. Tap Return to main page
  2. Choose System Off


Connecting Your Laptop Wirelessly:

  1. Connect your laptop.
    • On Windows: 
      1. Use the Windows Key + P Key to bring up the Project menu.
      2. Choose Connect to a wireless display
      3. Choose the Cynap for your room. 
    • On MacBook: 
      1. Select the Airplay icon in your menu bar to see available devices. 
      2. Select the Cynap for your room. 
  2. Enter the 4-digit code that appears at the top of the Cynap screen on your laptop. Your laptop will appear on the Cynap screen. 

Connecting a Wired Device:

Use these steps to display a device that is hooked up using an HDMI cable; this includes the document camera, Blu-ray player, or a laptop.

1. On the Control Panel under the Cynap Input menu, select the device you want to display from the Cynap onto the projector. You can select from your document camera, laptop connected with HDMI or VGA, or Blu-ray player.
Note: Your control panel may look different than the image on the right.
2. On the Cynap screen, tap the screen and select the [ + ] button.
3. Then, select Cynap Input to add the device previously selected on the Control panel. 
4. Your selected device will appear on the Cynap screen. Send this device image over to the main projector screen in Moderator mode by tapping the bottom menu of the device window and choose the Send to Projector button.


The camera in your classroom can be controlled by the Control Panel in your room. You should see a Camera control button on the panel. On this button, you can pan, tilt, and zoom in with your camera. Cameras may have preset controls that will move them to a set spot and zoom. Try out the controls available to you in your room.

Tip: if you are zoomed in, the pan and tilt will be more pronounced. Zoom out to have more control over the movement of the camera.

Many of these cameras have been set up to work with the Cynap or the Classroom Supplied Computer in your classroom.

Depending on the type of camera in your classroom, you may not see all the controls you have here. If your classroom has a webcam, that will not have camera controls associated with it and may be directly connected to an attached computer in the room. 


The Blu-ray player is located inside the instructor podium and the basic controls area available on the control panel.

The Blu-ray player can play Blu-rays, standard DVDs and Music CDs coded for Region 1 - Canada, the United States and U.S. territories.

Getting Started

  1. Begin by using the control panel to turn the projection system on. If your classroom has multiple projectors, there will be more than one projection option at the top of the control panel.
  2. To enable the Blu-ray player, select which projector you wish to display the Blu-ray/DVD through and select DVD Player option.  
  3. Load your Blu-ray/DVD into the player.
  4. Use the control panel to access the menu controls and select what you'd like to play.

See this example for how the DVD controls will look on your control panel. Notice you can play, stop, pause, rewind, fast-forward and step ahead. You also have a subtitles on/off option. Use the circular menu for moving through the on-screen menu on your DVD.

DVD menu controls

This room is partially controlled by the registrar and may be scheduled by the Library.

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