OTT-020 Conference Room User Guide

This article outlines the basic steps for using the soft codec videoconferencing functionality of OTT-020.

For a printable version, please see OTT-020ConferenceRoomUserGuide.pdf.
Note: Most components are inside a cabinet in OTT-020. If the cabinet is locked, you will need to get a key from the EMS Dean's Office.

  1. Remove the USB Speakerphone, the wireless keyboard and mouse, the TV remote control, and the camera remote control from the cabinet and place the items on the conference table.
  2. Use the TV remote control to power up the display. Ensure that the input selection is HDMI 2.
  3. Use the camera remote control to power up the camera.
  4. Tap the space bar on the keyboard to wake the computer. If you don’t see the computer image on the TV within a few seconds, check the LEDs near the power switch on the PC to ensure it is powered on.
  5. Place the USB Speakerphone in the center of the conference table.
    1. Slide the power switch to ON.
    2. Ensure the microphone switch is ON.
    3. Ensure the volume control is at the maximum.
  6. Computer setup:
    1. Ensure the computer volume is set at 100%. Use the USB Speakerphone volume control to adjust the level during the conference.
    2. Launch your soft codec videoconferencing application (Skype, etc.) and verify the hardware settings.
      1. Microphone: X1-N6
      2. Speakers: X1-N6
      3. Camera: USB PC Camera


  1. Computer shutdown:
    1. Exit the soft codec videoconferencing application.
    2. Log off the computer. You don’t need to turn it off, the power settings will set it to sleep automatically.
  2. USB Speakerphone: slide the power switch to OFF and place the device in the cabinet.
  3. Use the camera remote control to turn off the camera.
  4. Use the TV remote control to turn off the TV.
  5. Place the remote controls and wireless keyboard and mouse in the cabinet.

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.

Keywords:Soft software codec videoconferencing Skype   Doc ID:49623
Owner:Tim Z.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2015-03-26 15:20 CDTUpdated:2017-12-05 11:01 CDT
Sites:UW Platteville
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