This article contains information for University staff only.

 

This article provides assistance with some of the problems that may be experienced whilst broadcasting sound using the audio visual equipment in the IS managed teaching spaces. 

The sound levels in our teaching rooms are set to the optimum levels for the size and layout of each room. 

Checks Detail
Volume on the control panel
  •  Check that the volume on the control panel is not muted
  •  Set an appropriate volume by pressing the Vol+/Vol- button on the control panel.
Source volume
  •  For example if you are streaming a YouTube video ensure the volume on the player is at an appropriate level.
PC Volume
  •  Check that the volume on the PC is not muted and set at an appropriate level.
Ensure Laptop Audio Cable is plugged in
  •  To play audio you will need to plug in an audio cable
  •  The cable may be attached to the VGA cable. If connecting a laptop to the AV system via a HDMI cable, audio is transferred via the HDMI cable. Please note that Information Services do not supply HDMI cables.
  • If there is not an audio cable in a room please notify service desk. 
Laptop Volume
  •  Check that the volume on the laptop is not muted and is set at an appropriate level.
For playing DVDs/Bluray
  •  The audio is set to optimum levels at installation, therefore check volume on the control panel (see above).
Source quality
  •  If the volume of the source being played is low this can affect the audio volume in the room.


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