Microphone

This tutorial will explain the different microphones available in classrooms and how to control them from the media podium.

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This is the Mic button. By pressing this button, all the available microphones will be activated in the classroom.

There are three types of microphones available to use in most classrooms:

Podium microphone
Handheld microphone (Available from Instructional Technology Services)
Lavalier microphone (Available from Instructional Technology Services)

This is the podium microphone. It can be turned on by pressing the Mic button on the touchpanel.

This is the handheld microphone. To turn on the handheld microphone press the Mic button on the touchpanel and switch the handheld mic from Off to On.

The handheld microphone in the On position.

This is the lavalier microphone. It is a hands-free microphone for speakers who wish to move about the classroom.

The lavalier microphone has a clip that you may apply to a tie, shirt collar, coat lapel, etc.

The body pack may be placed in a pocket or clipped onto a belt. It also has its own power switch that must be turned on before it is audible in a classroom.

The lavalier microphone in the On position.

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When you are finished with the microphones, press the same button on the touchpanel to turn them off. When the button is red that means that the mics are currently off. When the button is black that means the mics are active. The handheld and lavalier microphones have their own power switches that must be turned off as well.