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Audio

Overview of Your Control Panel

Audio in classrooms is managed from the Control Panel. You may see tabs for these items.

  • Audio Controls (1) – Located on the right-hand side of the panel; the slider controls the volume of the audio over the room speakers
  • In-Room Mics (2) – Volume controls for any microphones in the room are found under the “In-Room Mics” tab, located on the left side of the panel.
  • Zoom/Panopto Mics (3) – Located on the left-hand side of the panel, the “Zoom/Panopto Mic” tab controls the volume for microphones and sound levels when being used in a Zoom meeting or during a Panopto lecture recording. Note, this may appear only as Zoom mics,” but it will still control sound levels in Panopto.
  • Room Audio – In rooms with more than one screen, you may see a “Room Audio” tab on the left side of the panel. This will allow you to choose which audio source for the room is heard.

Lapel-Style Mics

Get tips on lavalier microphones, including where to find batteries and using mics with masks. Lavalier microphones are lapel-style mics that clip to your shirt and run on a battery pack.

Handheld Mics and Conference-Style Mics

Handheld mics or conference-style mic systems are set up in some classrooms so that you can have discussions with students in the classroom, or when having Zoom meetings, or when recording a class using Panopto.

Assistive Hearing System

Hearing Systems are available in select classrooms for audience members who have difficulty hearing.

Troubleshooting Audio

See our Audio Troubleshooting guide for additional help.