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Classroom Technology Instructions - BrightLink Projectors

All GSE&IS classrooms (except Moore Hall 3027, 3340 and GSE&IS 111) are equipped with wall-mounted Epson Brightlink interactive projectors and AppleTVs for simple wireless connectivity:

 

 Choose a method to project:

 

Wireless Projection from a Apple Laptop (using Airplay)

Note: Only 1 device can be connected to AirPlay at a time, but switching between devices is simple -- the first device disconnects via the AirPlay menu, and another device can connect, prompting a new numerical code (See steps #4 and #5)

1. Check to see if your laptop allows AirPlay Mirroring

2. Power on the projector, and from then Epson remote or wall control pad, press Source Search and select Display Port 

3. Using the Apple remote in the classroom, press Menu to display the AppleTV home screen.

4. On your device, connect to the EDUROAM wireless network, and log in using your UCLA Logon ID

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5. Click the AirPlay icon in the top menu bar and choose your classroom.

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(If your airplay menu is not already in your menu bar, go to System Preferences > Displays and check the box for Show mirroring options in the menu bar when available.)


6. A numerical code will display on the projector-- enter that code into the popup on your laptop

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If your laptop screen doesn't display, choose the following from the Airplay menu:

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7. To disconnect, click the AirPlay menu in the toolbar and select Disconnect AirPlay Display.

Note: you must disconnect when you are finished so the next user can connect!

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Wireless Projection from an iOS device using AirPlay

 

1. Check to see if your iOS device supports AirPlay

1. Power on the projector, and from the remote or wall control pad, push Source Search to select DisplayPort

2. Connect to the EDUROAM wireless network, and log in using your UCLA Logon ID

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3. Follow these steps depending on your device and iOS version

 

Wireless Projection from an Apple Laptop without Airplay

If your Apple laptop does not support Airplay, you can use Epson software to wirelessly connect to the projector.

1. Download and install the EasyMP Network Projection software

2. Follow these steps to set up and use EasyMP Network Projection

 

Wireless Projection from a Windows Laptop

You can connect directly to the Brightlink projector using Epson's software.

1. Download and install the EasyMP Network Projection software

2. Follow these steps to set up and use EasyMP Network Projection

 

Connecting to the Projector using Cables

1. Connect your computer with a cable to the box on the wall. 


-- Laptops with VGA output can use the audio cable if necessary  

--Laptops with HDMI output can project audio and video from the same cable.

 

Note: For Apple laptops, a Mini Display port adapter is provided.

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2. Power On projector on the Control Pad on the wall.

(Do not use power button on projector)

3. Press Source Search on the Control Pad to connect your device.

4. When finished, press Power button on the control pad twice to turn off.  

 

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