How to use IHB 2018 (McMaster)

Step 1: Main Menu Overview

This is the first menu that you should be presented with when in the room. That screen is touch screen enabled and if it’s off, try tapping it first. It's the second monitor from the left:


If it’s off completely, open the cabinet and make sure these two PCs are on. If they are not, press the power button on them to turn them on:


If you are greeted with these screens on the two middle monitors, please select “Click Here to Start” with either your finger, or the mouse on the desk:


Step 2: Using the Built-In PC

To use the built-in PC (which is located on the two right-hand side monitors), select the PC icon from the menu. The keyboard and mouse that control this PC are located in the tray on the right-hand side of the desk. The projector will automatically turn on:


Step 3: Using the Blu-ray/DVD Player

To use the Blu-ray/DVD player, select the following icon from the menu. The player can be controlled from either the on-screen controls on the left-hand side, or physically on the player itself. The projector will automatically turn on:


The Blu-ray/DVD player is located in the cabinet below:


Step 4: Using the Document Camera

To use the document camera, select the following icon from the menu. The projector will automatically turn on:


The document camera is located on the right-hand side of the desk:


The document camera needs to be turned on prior to use. Please press the power button and make sure it turns blue before using it:


To zoom using the document camera, twist the black and orange knob either clockwise or counter clockwise:


Step 5: Using your own Laptop (HDMI)

To use your own laptop via HDMI, select the following icon from the menu. The projector will automatically turn on:


Connect your laptop via the provided HDMI cable. If you require an adapter, please reach out to Stephen Bailey (
519-885-5426 ext. 21107):


Step 6: Using your own Laptop (Wireless)

To use your own laptop wirelessly, select the following icon from the menu. The projector will automatically turn on:


You will need to connect to the “eduroam” Wi-Fi network first. Once connected to “eduroam”, following the instructions on the most left-hand monitor to connect to the projectors wirelessly. Note, the code changes occasionally:


For Windows Users:

Please download the client by pressing the Download button once the site has loaded:


For Mac Users:

Please download the client by pressing the Download button once the site has loaded. To use sound, please download Soundflower from this LINK:



Step 7: Lighting Controls

To access the lighting controls for IHB 2018, please select the following icon from the menu. The various presets are located on the left-hand side of the menu:



Step 8: Using the Microphones

To use the microphones in IHB 2018, simply remove them from their charging stations and they will automatically connect to the speakers. The microphones are located under the desk on the right-hand side. When you are done, simply place the microphones back in their charging stations:


Step 9: Shutting Down

When you’re finished using the equipment in IHB 2018, please shut it down. You can do that by selecting Shut Down on the lower right-hand side and then selecting Yes when prompted:


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