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Multimedia: Help Guide

How To View a DVD on the Monitor

1. Turn on the Samsung video screen

  • Press the red power button on the Samsung remote control, or
  • Press the power button on the front of the monitor
  • If the red light is blinking, the monitor is on

2. Turn on the Toshiba dual DVD/VHS player

  • Press the red power button on the Toshiba remote control, or
  • Press the On/Standby button on the Toshiba player

3. Open the DVD drive

  • Press the open/close button on the Toshiba remote control, or
  • Press the open/close button on the Toshiba player

4. Insert the DVD into the DVD drive and close the drive

If the DVD is not displaying on the monitor, is the...

...HDMI cable plugged in to both the monitor (left side) and the player (back)?
...player plugged in to the wall power outlet?
...monitor on the correct input?*

*Press the Input Select button on the Samsung remote control. Choose the HDMI input.

Need More Help?

If your device or the player still won't display, contact the information desk at 309-438-3451.

Library staff will do what they can to ensure our equipment is operating properly, but please know that we cannot provide support for personal computers.

How To Display Devices on the Monitor

1. Turn on the monitor

  • Press the red power button on the Samsung remote control, or
  • Press the power button on the front of the monitor
  • If the red light is blinking, the monitor is on

2. Connect your device

  • If you have a Windows laptop, connect the 15-pin VGA cord to your computer
  • If you have an Apple laptop, connect the cord with the Mini DisplayPort adapter to your computer
  • If you have an Apple iPad, connect the cord with the iPad adapter to your iPad
  • Press the red button to display your device on the monitor

If your device is not displaying on the monitor, is the...

... collaboration station plugged into the wall power outlet?
... monitor plugged in to the wall power outlet?
... monitor turned on?
... monitor on the correct input?*


*Press the Input Select button on the Samsung remote control. Choose the PC input.