Exning Community Church Hall

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How to show a presentation from a laptop with sound

This guide shows “How to play show a presentation from a laptop with sound”. It assumes you know how to set your laptop to play from a remote screen (but it will probably automatically go into that mode when it detects an HDMI device). If sound is not required you can skip steps 5 & 6.
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Turn on Booth Power



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(1) Go to the right hand side of the stage

(2) Push down the switch marked "Stage........"

3 Switch on power above the booth

Turn on Sound System

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(4) Open booth lid and secure against wall

(5) Switch on amplifier

(6) Switch on mixer
(ensure all slide controls are at 0)

Lower Screen (Note: Once the screen is going down you must hit the "stop" button to stop it)




(7)Turn on Screen power & open curtains (open is front)

(8) You can lower the screen using the remote pointing at the control box above curtain (1)

(9) Alternatively you can use the control box above the curtain (stage right)

Turn on Projector




(10) Turn on projector power wall switch (on right hand side)

(11) The light on the projector will shine "red"

(12) Point the remote at the projector and press "On". The light will turn blue

Connect Laptop




(13) Unclip "flying" HDMI lead and plug into your laptop

(14) Turn on the HDMI switch

(15) Use the HDMI Remote to select channel 3 by pressing the "3" button or pressing "M" until 3 selected.




(16) Control volume using slides "7" and "master" and/or from your laptop controls



At the end of your session carry out the following as applicable, depending on what you have used:

  • Set all mixer slides to zero (16)
  • Switch off HDMI switch (14);
  • Switch off: mixer (6) amplifier (5);
  • Disconnect HDMI leads from your laptop and clip back (13)
  • Switch off projector using remote (12)
  • Switch off Projector power at wall (once projector cooling fan has stopped) (10)
  • Raise screen (8/9), turn off screen power and close curtains (7)
  • Return remotes to their containers (for screen, projector, HDMI switch)
  • Close Booth lid (4) Turn off Booth Power above booth (3) and on stage (2).
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