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1. Open the Echo360 software. You should see this screen.


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2. Check to make sure that the microphone is configured by speaking and observing the green-yellow-red audio level bar bounce along the top of the Echo360 window.

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3. If no audio signal is present or to select a different microphone, click on the Microphone drop-down arrow and select the microphone you wish to use. Repeat step 2 ensuring an audio signal is present.

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4. By default, a mirror image of your desktop screen will appear in the middle of the Echo360 window. This is a real-time image showing what Echo360 will be recording. By clicking on the Primary Display drop-down arrow, you can select to disable the display (for audio recordings only) or select the webcam as the main display (for camera recordings only).

Note: If you are using PowerPoint Presenter View (where your notes and timer are displayed on your computer screen and the full screen slides are displayed via a projector) you should adjust the Primary Display to the screen which will display your full screen PowerPoint slides. 

5. By default a webcam is not enabled. To use a webcam, click the Camera drop-down arrow and choose the one you wish to use. Once selected, you will see two mirror images in the middle of the Echo360 window showing you a real-time image of your screen and webcam.

Note: a webcam is not required to use Echo360.

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6. Click the “Record” button. The software will count down to when it will begin capturing.

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7. To pause or stop the recording, click on the Echo icon in the System Tray.

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8. You can stop or pause a recording by clicking the appropriate buttons in the window that appears, or your can use a keyboard shortcut (ALT + F6 to stop a recording; ALT + F5 to pause it).

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9. When you have stopped recording, your capture will be added to the list of recordings below the capture setup portion of the Echo window.

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