Thursday, May 10, 2018

End of Year Tech Tips, part 4

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and finally, part 4 of this series... 

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Document Cameras

  • Unplug the document camera from the wall outlet or power strip.
  • AverVision Doc Cams: Bend the flexible arm “like a rainbow,” then insert the camera head into the space provided in the base of the document camera.
  • Store the camera on a flat surface, preferably inside a drawer, cabinet, or cart if available.

Printers, Scanners, etc.

  • Make sure the device is turned off. The power switch should be in the “OFF” or “O” Position.
  • Unplug the power cord from the wall outlet or power strip.
  • Covers are nice, but are not required. Never cover a device that is still plugged into the wall.


  • Powered speakers should be unplugged from the wall outlet or power strip.
  • If you have placed any speakers overhead (above the SMART Board, near a wall-mounted projector, etc.), remove them and store them with/near your computer workstation, etc.

Personal Technology Property

  • Any personally-owned technology equipment, like flash drives, speakers, cameras, etc., should be removed for the summer.

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