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Using Document Cameras on a PC

How to connect a document camera to your PC for presentation and recording

Using a Document Camera as a Web Cam

Compatible Models: ELMO MX-P2

Required Equipment: USB-A to USBmini-B or USB-C to USBmini-B, depending on your computer's available ports

  1. Using the USB cable required for your computer, connect your computer to the USBmini port on the input panel of the document camera
  2. Ensure the document camera is plugged into power and turn it on
  3. You may see a "USB Device Installing" pop-up appear briefly
  4. Start the video conferencing software of your choice, navigate to settings, and verify that the document camera is available in the camera list

Using a Document Camera using ELMO Interactive Toolbox

Compatible Models: ELMO MX-P2, P10HD, P30HD

Required Equipment: USB-A to USBmini-B or USB-C to USBmini-B, depending on your computer's available ports

Recommended Equipment: A PC with at least two monitors/displays - ELMO Interactive Toolbox runs full screen on a monitor and it is convenient to have a second display for operating the conferencing software

  1. Using the USB cable required for your computer, connect your computer to the USBmini port on the input panel of the document camera
    • On MX-P2, this is on the rear side of the unit
    • On P10HD and P30HD, this is under the flap at the rear of the unit
  2. Open a browser and navigate to https://www.elmousa.com/software/ 
  3. Download and install the latest version of ELMO Interactive Toolbox for your operating system
    • On Engineering IT supported devices, please submit a ticket for assistance with the software installation to engr-help@illinois.edu 
    • Additional information about the software may be found in the PDF manual included in the software download
  4. Ensure the document camera is plugged into power and turn it on
  5. Run ELMO Interactive Toolbox
  6. Using the video conferencing software of your choice, share your entire desktop with the document camera video




Keywords:doccam pc conferencing usb   Doc ID:105115
Owner:EngrIT AV .Group:University of Illinois Engineering IT
Created:2020-08-20 08:37 CDTUpdated:2020-08-20 08:55 CDT
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