Category Archives: Technology Tips

Advice on using the club video camera, computer, projector, microphone, sound system and other equipment.

Leave Feedback for a Member in Base Camp

As we tread into new territory of participating in online meetings, we don’t have to stop giving our speakers feedback.  You can leave feedback for any member, any time in Base Camp.  Following is a short video to walk you … Continue reading

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Zoom Video Conference

The Zoom.us basic account is free, but is limited to 40 minutes when you have a crowd. Apparently, what some groups do is have a 40 minute meeting and then after that meeting is done, they have a second meeting. I installed … Continue reading

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Microphone Tips

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Audio for Your Video

If you want good audio in your video, the rule is the closer the better. If you double the distance between the speaker and the recorder, then the audio will only be 1/4 the volume. What brought this to mind … Continue reading

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New Club Projector

Benq MW526ae is the model number of the new club projector. Here are a few key tips. Pages refer to the User Manual This projector will take either VGA or HDMI inputs. The club has both cables. If you have … Continue reading

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Always Bring Adapters

Be Prepared – Always Bring Adapters  A recent speaker could not get his Power Point video to play on the provided speaker’s laptop. He was using a recent version of Power Point and the laptop had an older version. Note … Continue reading

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Using a Power Point File on the Club’s Projector

If you use your own computer to create a Power Point file, just move your Power Point file onto a thumb drive and we’ll copy it over to the clubs computer. It’s usually easier to run the file directly from … Continue reading

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