Presenting in 451 College Street B-03 Room (AV Setup)

Room B-03 at 451 College Street comes equipped with a large screen display, a camera, and a microphone array for presenting and hosting Zoom meetings.  Below are instructions for connecting a personal laptop to the screen, camera, and microphones with Zoom.

For best results using this system, see Tips for Using Zoom.

Connecting a Personal Laptop to Present

  1. Connect the correct video cable adapter to the video port. The main video cable is an HDMI cable, but it includes adapters for USB-C, Mini DisplayPort, and mini-HDMI ports.
    HDMI cable and adapters  Adapters Detail
    Video Cable Adapters Adapters Detail
  2. Power on the large screen by pressing the power button in the lower left-hand corner of the monitor. The power button will illuminate green when on.
    Power off Power on
  3. If Zoom will be used during a presentation, connect the camera USB cable to a free USB port on your computer. The cable has a USB-C adapter if needed.

    Note: Additional USB devices can be plugged into the adapter if extra ports are needed.

     

  4. Launch the Zoom application and click the Settings cogwheel icon in the upper right-hand corner.


     
  5. In the Zoom video and audio settings, select the Logi Rally Bar in the respective field.

    NOTE: For best performance, the microphone settings should be set to “Automatically adjust microphone volume” and Suppress background noise should be set to “Low.”

    Zoom video settings Zoom audio settings
    Zoom video settings Zoom audio settings

Tips for using Zoom

  • The presenter should stand under the microphone hanging above the podium at the front of the room.
  • Configure Zoom audio settings for best performance.
  • Speak loudly, clearly, and enunciate.