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Fatal Error Technology Troubleshooting Created by Chenelle Zoerb Knik Elementary
Quick Links Promethean Board Hookup BasicsHookup Basics Connecting/Reconnecting (Red X)Connecting/Reconnecting (Red X) Calibrating the BoardCalibrating the Board Projector Shuts Down and Cleaning FiltersProjector Shuts Down and Cleaning Filters Replacing a Bulb Replacing a Bulb Blurry or Distorted Image Blurry or Distorted Image Registering Activotes Registering Activotes Cleaning the Board Cleaning the Board Network Internet Access Internet Access Groups Groups Organizing s Organizing s Resource Links Resource Links
Proper Hookup of Board
USB Cable Power Cable
Projector Hookup USB Cable Power Cable Power Connection S-Video Connection VGA Connection
Connecting/Reconnecting the Board Option 1: Right click on the icon and select Settings. Choose COM 1 and select Connect. Option 2: Try power cycling the board by unplugging all USB and power cords, waiting 10 seconds, and then plugging them all back in. Disconnected Icon Connected Icon
Calibrating Promethean Board Hover pen above the flame icon on the upper left hand side of the board for about 3 seconds. Be sure not to click the button on the pen during this process. The flame will turn red, then the board will begin its calibration sequence. Use the pen to click in the center of each cross. Power Cable VGA Connection
Projector Shuts Down If the projector shuts down unexpectedly, it is due to overheating. You probably have dirty filters. Power Cable VGA Connection Not due for cleaning Due for cleaning Overdue for cleaningBlocked
Cleaning the Projector Filters Clean once a month, or after every fire drill. Power Cable VGA Connection Filter #2 Filter #1
Replacing a Bulb Do not remove the bulb cover until 45 minutes after power off. HOT!!!! Bulb Cover Remove Loosen
Blurry or Distorted Image If the image is blurry then the lens may need to be cleaned. Use a dry, lint free cloth (not a paper towel). A skewed or distorted image can be fixed by: Gently repositioning the projector’s support arm to center the image Using the remote to adjust the keystone. Note: The projected image never completely fills the board.
Registering Activotes Open Activstudio Click on Configure Tab
Registering Activotes Click on Register Devices under Setup Activote Click Here
Registering Activotes The Device Registration screen will be displayed. Select USA Then click Register (may have to move the Device Registration screen up)
Registering Activotes An Activote is registered by pressing down the flame button until the green arrow lights up. When a device is registered, it will show up here Click Stop when completed.
Cleaning the Board To clean the board use a soft cloth and EXPO white board cleaner, pledge, or a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser. All cleaners should be sprayed on a cloth, not directly onto the board.
Internet Access If you cannot access the Internet… Did you log on to the network correctly? Is the T-1 line tightly inserted into the computer – showing a green light? Have you tried removing and reinserting the T-1 line? Are other computers in the school having the same problem? Have you contacted the office or IT to ask if the network is down?
Groups If you find yourself sending s to the same people, create groups. Some suggestions are: 3 rd grade, 4 th grade, or 5 th grade (your team) Specialists Parents
Groups 1. Open your address book 2. Click on Add Group 3. Give the group a name
Groups 4. Click members to add people to the group. 5. When done, click okay. 6. Groups will be labeled in your address book with this icon
Organizing You can use the cabinet to organize your s. It allows you to create folders for better organization. Do not let s stay in your inbox. Either move them to the cabinet or delete them.
Organizing To create folders, right click on Cabinet and select New Folder. After desired folders have been created, expand the cabinet so you can see them. Open your mailbox and drag s into the appropriate folders. Later, open the folders to see saved s. Drag