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 ===== Green Room TV ===== ===== Green Room TV =====
  
-The TV in the Green Room is available for anyone ​to send video and music to. +HSBNE has a wall mounted ​TV in the green room that is available for members ​to use. Using AirPlay or Chromecasting is the easiest way to display content on the TV such as YouTube videos, music, or a meeting agenda. If you have an Apple device like an iPhone, iPad or Mac, you should use AirPlay. If you have an Android phone or Windows/​Linux PC, you should use Chromecast.
  
-Turn it on by flipping *all* the switches on the 4-socket powerboard underneath the tv, and turn it off the same way. Make sure the amplifier is on, press the orange button on the front if it is not.+[[https://​wiki.hsbne.org/​howto/​greenroomtv#​how_to_use_airplay_iphone_ipad_and_mac_devices_only|Jump to iPhoneiPad and Mac instructions]]
  
-The TV has a Chromecast dongle, allowing you to control it from any PC or Android ​phone on the HSBNE Wifi network. Apps that support Chromecast (e.g. YouTube) streaming usually use this logo:+[[https://​wiki.hsbne.org/​howto/​greenroomtv#​how_to_use_chromecast_all_other_devices|Jump ​to Android, Linux and Windows instructions]]
  
-{{:​tools:​chromecast_cast_button_icon.svg.png?​nolink&​100|}}+==== How to turn the TV on and off ==== 
 +The main TV should always remain switched on at the wallThis makes it easy for members to turn it on and off. 
 +=== Turn the tv on automatically === 
 +The TV will automatically turn on when you start Chromecasting or AirPlaying to it. It may take up to 15 seconds to connect to your device.
  
-The TV Chromecast ​is called "​Greenroom ​TV"+=== Turn the tv on or off manually === 
 +There is a black remote attached to the wall underneath the TV. Just press the power button on this remote to turn the tv on or off. There is no antenna connected so the TV does not receive free to air channels.
  
-Also you can use the Chromecast App on Android to change the volumestop an existing cast, or add photos to the default slideshow.+==== How to use AirPlay (iPhoneiPad and Mac devices only) ==== 
 +=== Look for one of the AirPlay icons === 
 +{{:​howto:​airplay_icons.png?​nolink&​75|}}
  
-Some websites ​are fully integrated with Chromecast, for instance Youtube, Netflix, Spotify, Google Music, and when casting ​to the TV you can control ​it directly ​from the webpage.+=== How to mirror your iPhone/iPad screen === 
 +  - Make sure you are connected ​to the HSBNE WiFi network. 
 +  - From your iPhone/​iPad,​ open control ​centre by dragging down from the top right of your screen. 
 +  - Tap on the "​Screen Mirroring"​ button then select the "Green Room TV". 
 +  - To stop mirroring your display, open control centre again, tap on "​Screen Mirroring",​ then tap on "Stop Mirroring"​.
  
-For playing local videos ​from your PCinstall ​the Videostream chrome ​app: https://chrome.google.com/​webstore/detail/videostream-for-google-ch/​cnciopoikihiagdjbjpnocolokfelagl?​utm_source=chrome-app-launcher-info-dialog+=== How to mirror you Mac screen === 
 +  - Make sure you are connected to the HSBNE WiFi network. 
 +  - From your Mac, click on the AirPlay icon at the top of your screen to open the AirPlay menu. 
 +  - If you can't see the AirPlay icon, click the Apple Logo at the top left of your screen then click "​System Preferences"​. Open "​Display Preferences"​ and enable "Show mirroring options in the menu bar when available"​. 
 +  - Click on "Green Room TV" ​from the list of AirPlay devices in the AirPlay menu. 
 +  - To stop mirroring ​your displayopen the AirPlay menu again, then click on "Stop AirPlay"​. 
 + 
 +=== How to AirPlay from within an app === 
 +  - Make sure you are connected to the HSBNE WiFi network. 
 +  - From within the app, click on the AirPlay icon to open the AirPlay menu. 
 +  - Click on "Green Room TV" from the list of AirPlay devices. 
 +  - To stop mirroring your display, open the AirPlay menu again, then click on "Stop AirPlay"​. 
 + 
 +==== How to use Chromecast (All other devices) ==== 
 +=== Look for the Chromecast icon === 
 +{{:tools:​chromecast_cast_button_icon.svg.png?​nolink&​50|}} 
 + 
 +=== How to mirror your Android screen === 
 +Different versions of Android behave differently so this is a general guide and your handset may be different. 
 +  - Make sure you are connected to the HSBNE WiFi network. 
 +  - Download the "​Google Home" app if you don't already have it. 
 +  - Open the "​Google Home" app and tap "Green Room TV". 
 +  - Then tap on "Cast my screen"​. 
 +  - To stop casting, open the "​Google Home" app again, tap on "Green Room TV", then tap on "Stop mirroring"​. 
 + 
 +=== How to mirror a web page on Windows or Linux === 
 +Drivers and different versions of Windows or Linux may behave differently so this is a general guide. 
 +  - Make sure you are connected to the HSBNE WiFi network. 
 +  - Download the latest version of [[https://www.google.com/​intl/en_au/chrome/​|Google Chrome]] if you don't already have it. 
 +  ​At the top right, click on the "3 dot menu" and then click on "​Cast"​. 
 +  ​Click on "Green Room TV" to start casting. This will cast the currently open tab. 
 +  ​To stop casting, click on the Chromecast icon to the right of the address bar, then click "Stop casting"​. 
 + 
 +=== How to mirror your Windows or Linux screen === 
 +Drivers and different versions of Windows or Linux may behave differently so this is a general guide. 
 +  - Make sure you are connected to the HSBNE WiFi network. 
 +  - Download the latest version of [[https://​www.google.com/​intl/​en_au/​chrome/|Google Chrome]] if you don't already have it. 
 +  ​At the top right, click on the "3 dot menu" and then click on "​Cast"​. 
 +  ​At the top, next to "Cast to," click the Down arrow. 
 +  ​Click on "Cast desktop"​. 
 +  ​Click on "Green Room TV" to start casting. This will cast your entire screen. 
 +  - To stop casting, click on the Chromecast icon to the right of the address bar, then click "Stop casting"​.
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