Polycom User Guide

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Notice

  • If the other end does not use Polycom branded equipment, there is no guarantee you will have good video quality or laptop screen sharing feature.
  • Please test the connection prior to your meeting.

Check if system is on

  • Click the Polycom home button.png on the remote.
  • If the screen is showing the camera video then the system is on.

Turn on (If system is not on)

  • If the system is off turn it on by flipping the on/off switch on the back of the camera unit
  • Wait a minute for the software to start.

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Answering A Call

  • To answer a call click on the Polycom answer button.png button on the remote control.

Making A Call

  • To make a call you will need the IP address of the person you are trying to call.
    • An IP address consists of 4 numbers separated by dots between 0 and 255 (Example: 192.168.0.10)
  • Once you have the IP address of the person you are trying to call, enter it into the black input box using the remote.

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  • And click on the Polycom answer button.png button on the remote control

Disconnect A Call

  • Click on the Polycom disconnect button.png button on the remote control

Share Laptop Screen

  • Connect laptop to video display cable

Vga cable.png

  • And click on the Polycom share screen.png button on the remote control.
  • To unshare screen click on the Polycom share screen.png button again.

Polycom Remote Extra Features

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