Epson BrightLink: Getting Started

There are classrooms across campus that are equipped with Epson Brightlink boards. These board are interactive whiteboards that when used properly can increase student engagement and learning outcomes.

Hardware Basics

The HP box is the computer that the BrightLink connects to. This will be located under the podium in the classroom.
HP EliteDesk computer for BrightLink

The BrightLink board and projector are fixed units that will be located in the front of the room.

BrightLink projection on boardBrightLink Projector
There will be a wireless keyboard for typing and controlling your mouse on the BrightLink.
Logitech wireless keyboard

The BrightLink remote should be located near the HP box or on the teaching podium. This turns the board on/off and controls the board settings.

Epson projector remote

The BrightLink pens are used to interact with the board and are battery powered. The will be located in a white box attached to the board.

Epson Pen Box       Closed epson pen box
Note: Always be sure to turn the wireless keyboard off after use. Red = Off, Green = On
On/Off switch on wireless keyboard     Switch on keyboard switched to on

Powering Up and Logging In

  1. To begin, locate the HP Box. This serves as the computer that the BrightLink connects to.
  2. Press the Power button to start the computer.

    HP EliteDesk computer with power button in a red box

  3. Use the BrightLink remote to power on the BrightLink projector.

    Epson projector remote with power button in a red box

  4. If you see a blue screen, you may have to change to Computer to get to the Windows login screen.

    Epson projector remote with the computer button in a red box

  5. Click on the Other User log in option. Log in using your regular Stout login credentials.
Epson projector screen on whiteboard with start up page projected      Epson projector screen projected on white board with other user button in red box

Accessing Applications and Files

Your OneDrive will not automatically connect to the File Explorer on the BrightLink. To access your OneDrive see the Epson BrightLink: Accessing OneDrive KnowledgeBase article.
The BrightLink has many interactive features built into its functionality. To learn more about these functions see the Epson BrightLink: Easy Interactive Tools KnowledgeBase article.
To access Smart Notebook software, double click on the Smart Technologies icon on the desktop.
Desktop screen with cursor hovering over smart notebook  icon

Keywordsbright link, power, on off, logging in, epson, brightlink, projector   Doc ID94913
OwnerCaitlyn M.GroupUW Stout
Created2019-10-09 15:23:28Updated2024-01-02 14:53:28
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