Using your LCD Projector. Getting Started. The cables and projector will come all together on a presentation cart Move the cart to a space where you can project it against the wall Find an outlet where you can plug in the power cord. Plugging everything in.
Using your LCD Projector
Plug in the computer cable where it says Computer 1
Plug in the power
Look at the other end of the blue cable. Make sure that it’s connected to a white adapter so that it will fit your computer.
The adapter is with the cart.
Connect adapter to computer
If everything is connected properly, you should see the computer screen projected on the wall.
No display from the computer?
Screen says “no signal”?
2. Go to System Preferences
3. Click on “Displays” in the second row
4. Select “Color”
5. Make sure that “Color LCD” is selected
Ask for help! Your Zone Tech can help you, and others in your school may know how to do this as well. Consider testing this out on a day when your Zone Tech is at your school so that you can do it together.
Do you want the computer or the document camera to be projecting onto the screen? To change the source of the image:
Use the remote or the controls on the projector to select “Source Search”
Scroll up or down and select Computer 1 (the laptop) or Computer 2 (the projector)
Make sure that you try this by yourself BEFORE the first day you plan to use it with your kids!