Lectern Quick Start Promethean Board

Below are steps to start up the SMART Board for use with the built-in PC, Bluray player, or your laptop or tablet.

Desktop PC
  • Make sure that the monitor light is on - the button should be lit blue.  
  • Press the keyboard's spacebar to activate the monitor screen. 
  • Make sure that the PC button is selected. If the button is not lit, then press to select it. 
  • Press the control panel's ON button to turn on the projector. The button will blink until the projector is fully powered on.
  • You can log on to the PC while the projector is warming up.
  • If you have a USB flash drive or remote presenter you can plug in the drive and receiver into the USB 1 and 2 slots.
  • Rotate the volume control knob until the red light appears at the top. 
  • Adjust the speaker volume in the taskbar.

If you wish to interact with the Promethean using a pen or touch, proceed to the next section. 

Bluray Player
  • Press the control panel's ON button to turn on the projector.
  • Press the control panel's BLURAY button.
  • The projected surface may display IN1606: Input 5 No Signal (player is not yet turned on).
  • Press the DVD player on button to turn it on (light will turn white). 
  • Press the eject button and insert your DVD.
  • Do not use the Play button, which will display This operation is currently prohibited for this disc. 
  • Use the remote and point it towards the player. Use the center navigation arrows in the center of the remote to move to scene that you want to play. Press the enter button inside the navigation arrows to play your scene.
  • Use the POP UP/MENU button the remote, again pointing it towards the player, to go to the previous menu.  

Promethean Board (pen and touch)
  • The Promethean Board should already be turned on. The indicator light (flame color) in the upper left corner for the board should be lit to indicate that it is connected and powered on. If not, please contact the IT Help Desk. 
  • Choose Start > All Programs > Activ Software > ActivInspire > ActivInspire
  • Clicking on the Desktop Annotate icon in your Toolbox will hide the ActivInspire window display the toolbar.
  • The ActivInspire pen is on the left side of board.  
  • You can now annotate items on the screen with the pen or touch using the tools to the right.