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Adobe Connect Setup


These are instructions for setting up Adobe Connect to use for AV broadcast of a presentation to a secondary room. Specific definitions…

  • LWSN 1142: Main room where presenter is located
  • LWSN 3102: Secondary room with AV projection

This setup uses three computers:

  • LWSN 1142 workstation: Main login happens here. Becomes meeting “Host”.
  • LWSN 1142 laptop in back of room: Video camera and wireless mic plug into laptop. Laptop joins meeting as “Guest” with presenter's name.
  • LWSN 3102 workstation: AV from this computer is projected to the secondary audience present. Join meeting as “Guest” with “LWSN 3102” as name.

Advance Setup

  1. Schedule the meeting by logging in to Only non-default setting is “Access: Anyone who has the URL can enter the meeting room”.
  2. Make a note of the MEETING_NAME (“r[0-9]+” or custom name you assign) for configuring the laptop and secondary room connections.

At Laptop and Video Camera in Rear of Room

  1. Configure Sony HDR-1 video camera for DV output and 4×3 format. Plug 4-pin firewire cable into laptop.
  2. Plug microphone receiver into line in on laptop. (We cannot use audio from the camera, it is broken under Windows.)
  3. Login to laptop (use Connect account).
  4. Configure audio: Meeting/Manage My Settings/Audio Setup Wizard… Select Line In device.
  5. Configure video: Meeting/Manage My Settings/Select Camera…
  6. Launch IE and visit URL Login as Guest, using speaker's name. Adobe Connect Pro application should launch.

At Workstation in Front of Room

  1. Login to presentation workstation.
  2. Launch IE and visit Login with same account used to schedule the meeting. Adobe Connect Pro application should launch.
  3. Select Share/Documents/Select from my computer… Find and upload the speaker's PowerPoint presentation file.
  4. Promote Guest to Presenter by selecting name on Attendee List pod and using button in lower left corner of pod.
  5. Close chat window if no longer needed (it will display at secondary viewing room).
  6. Select Full screen option. Verify that arrow keys and/or wireless controller advance the presentation.

At Laptop and Video Camera in Rear of Room

  1. Select Start camera (in lower left corner of video pod). Check that audio is also transmitting.

At Workstation in Secondary Viewing Room

  1. Login to workstation (use Presentation account).
  2. Launch IE and visit URL Login as Guest, using name “LWSN 3102”. Adobe Connect Pro application should launch.
  3. Maximize Adobe Connect Pro application (F11). Adjust volume.
adobe_connect_setup.1241128091.txt.gz · Last modified: 2009/04/30 14:48 by jtkorb