Using the Document Camera

For requests or other help with courtroom technology, please contact the courtroom deputy. He or she will contact IT personnel if necessary.

Courtroom Technology Training
Seattle Courthouse

When: Training will occur on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 3:00 p.m. No reservations are necessary.

Where: Courtroom 18A (room 18106), Seattle Courthouse

Courtroom Technology Training
Tacoma Courthouse

When: Training will occur on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 3:00 p.m. No reservations are necessary.

Where: Please check in at the Clerk's Office on the day of training and you will be directed to the training location.

The document camera is used to display documents as well as other small items to the monitors in the courtroom.

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Instructions:

  1. Verify that the Camera Power is on – There is a Green Light that will illuminate next to the power button.
  2. Verify that the External Lamps are on- There is a button for Lamps on the front control panel of the document camera.
  3. Verify that the lens cover has been removed from the camera lens.
  4. Place document on white platform of camera.
  5. Select “Document Camera” as the AV source on the Wireless Control Panel.
  6. Zoom in/out on the document as necessary.
  7. Focus In/Out on the document as necessary or select “AF” which is “Auto Focus” (Suggested).
  8. Adjust Iris +\- if additional or less light is needed on the document (this usually does not need adjustment).

Document camera controls

Document camera