How to Connect to the Screen in the Library

The Screen

The Screen in the Library is a PHILIPS BDL8470QU, 84" Display.

  • If the remote control does not seem to work, point it to the lower right part of the screen.
  • It is turned on if the green led on the right bottom of the device is glowing.

Switching the Video Source

  • If the screen does not get a stable signal it switches to the next source with a stable signal. You may have to switch source repeatedly if you connect a new/problematic device.
  • To switch the Video Source press the Source button on the remote to see the list of Video Sources. Navigate with the Up and Down Arrow buttons to the desired Source and confirm with the OK button.

Connection Overview

Source Solution Connection Compatible OS max. Resolution Stable
HDMI 1 Wireless HDMI TX wireless/adapter Any 1080p Full HD No
HDMI 2 Apple wireless MacOS, iOS 1080p Full HD Yes
DVI-D Miracast wireless Microsoft Windows 8.1 or 10, Android 1080p Full HD No
HDMI 3 Cable wired Any 4K Ultra HD Yes

Not stable does not mean it will not work with your device, but several people had problems with this type of connection.


Wireless HDMI TX

Receiver: PureLink Wireless HDMI WHD030-V2 Receiver (RX)
Transmitter: PureLink Wireless HDMI WHD030-V2 Transmitter (TX)
Compatible Devices: Any device with HDMI-, DisplayPort-, Mini-Displayport or VGA-Output.

Step 1: Change the Video Source of the screen to HDMI 1.
Step 2: Plug the USB connector of the transmitter into your device. It is needed to power the transmitter. The led on the transmitter glows blue constantly if it has a connection to the receiver.
Step 3: Plug the HDMI connector of the transmitter into your device.
Step 4: Start your display management software or use a hot-key combination to turn on the external screen.

Apple

Receiver: Apple TV (4th generation)
Compatible Devices: Apple Airplay (Mirroring) compatible Device

Step 1: Connect your device to WLAN SSID: "av1861", password: MilkaQ1861
Step 2: Turn on Airplay or Airplay Mirroring on your device.
Step 3: Change the Video Source of the screen to HDMI 2.

Miracast

Receiver: Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter
Compatible Devices: Miracast/Intel WiDi enabled Device running Microsoft Windows 8.1 and newer or Android 4.2.1 and newer

Step 1: Change the Input of the screen to DVI-D. You should now see the Microsoft Logo on the Screen.
Step 2: On your Device, swipe in from the right edge of the screen, or select Action Center in the taskbar.
Step 3: Select Connect, and in the list of displays, select the name of the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter.

Cable

Compatible Devices: Any device with HDMI-, DisplayPort-, Mini-Displayport or VGA-Output.

Step 1: Connect the your device with the cable. You may have to use an adapter.
Step 2: Change the Video Source of the screen to HDMI 3.
Step 3: Start your display management software or use a hot-key combination to turn on the external screen.

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