[volunteers] For Feb 3: Need audio for presentation, also an HDMI side display

Eric Wing ewmailing at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 12:18:16 PST 2016


On 1/28/16, Tim Utschig <tim at tetro.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 10:22:46AM -0800, Eric Wing wrote:
>> My main presentation will be run from a Macbook Air. I'm being sent a
>> VGA adaptor by Rick. However, I also need audio for a part.
> ...
>> I was wondering if anybody could bring a display/tv. I don't have
>> anything very portable. Audio is not a requirement (though it would be
>> a nice to have).
>
> Hi Eric,
>
> I can bring a small 24-inch Samsung TV (which I use as a
> monitor).  It has two HDMI inputs, one VGA, and built-in
> speakers.
>   http://www.samsung.com/us/computer/monitors/LT24C550ND/ZA-specs
>
>
>> Does anybody know if the presentation area has speakers I can
>> plug into and what of adaptors I need? Or can somebody bring
>> speakers adequate for the presentation?
>
> I don't know for sure, as I haven't inspected the podium at
> Symantec closely.
>
> Maybe the Linus video could be played by the Raspberry Pi onto
> the small TV :-)  Otherwise you could switch your laptop from the
> podium to the small TV, but that would be a bit of a hassle.
>
> --
> Tim Utschig <tim at tetro.net>
> 408-644-3861 (mobile)
>

Thanks, that sounds fantastic. I just tested the video on the Pi and
it seems to work okay. So this may work okay assuming the TV is loud
enough.

Thanks,
Eric



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