April 17, 2024

How to Set Up a Smart Podium NDP500

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How to Set Up a Smart Podium NDP500


The QNEX Desktop Digital Podium NDP500 is one of QNEX’s newest innovative products in 2024. As a multifunctional intelligent education smart podium, NDP500 can not only be a remote control terminal or a computer. But also a center of audio-visual broadcasting and live streaming. On the whole, it is an effective helper of modern education. However, the product has not been on the market for a long time, and there are some doubts about the use and performance of the product.

Setting up a smart podium requires attention to detail to ensure optimal performance. Follow this step-by-step guide to effectively set up your smart podium. So, please read this blog for more information about the ultimate set-up guidance of NDP500!

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1. Choose the Ideal Location

Choose the right location for your smart podium. The QNEX Desktop Digital Podium NDP500 has been grafted with a base pedestal that allows the screen to be placed stably on the podium. In addition, the QNEX Desktop Digital Podium NDP500 supports a 3×2 AV matrix switch, so not only visibility but also accessibility and availability of power outlets and network connections should be considered in the placement selection. Make sure the podium is positioned so that the speaker is comfortable facing the audience.

2. Unpack and Assemble

You need to carefully unwrap the smart platform, distinguish between the front and back of the box, and check against the item list to verify that all the components are present. Assemble the podium according to the instructions provided in the box, ensuring that all components are securely connected. Of course, you can also obtain PDF documents about product details of NDP500 from our official website’s product details page, to have a deeper understanding of scenarios usage.

3. Connect the Power Cable to the Network Cable

Please plug the power of the smart podium into a nearby power outlet. The QNEX Desktop Digital Podium NDP500 is built with an i5CPU power PC configuration. The i5 CPU’s high clock speed and advanced architecture enable quick data processing and responsiveness. It ensures a smooth user experience when interacting with the podium, such as navigating through menus, accessing files, and running software applications. If your Podium requires network connectivity, connect an Ethernet cable to the QNEX Desktop Digital Podium NDP500’s network port and the corresponding network.

4. Adjust Height and Angle

Designed with great ergonomics in mind, the adjustable QNEX Desktop Digital Podium NDP500 can be adjusted from 30 degrees to 60 degrees for a great using and browsing experience while sitting mode and standing mode. Please set it to a height suitable for the speaker when using it. Make sure the angle and tilt of the podium are appropriate for the presenter to interact with the screen or material. This can greatly reduce the physical fatigue of teachers.

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5. Connect External Devices

The Intelligent podium NDP500 can be connected to various devices such as interactive flat panels, projectors, visualization tools, microphones, and other effective devices for the classroom, thus creating an integrated audio-visual environment to simplify the teaching operation Please connect them using the provided cable or wireless means. Ensure that the connection is secure so that the platform software recognizes the device.

6. Test the Audio and Visual Components

The advanced QNEX Desktop Digital Podium NDP500 has built-in speakers for an immersive audio-visual experience. Check the smart podium equipped with wireless microphone audio components that can support audio transmission up to 40 meters and the purchased control box combination. In addition, the intelligent QNEX NDP500 desktop podium facilitates campus-wide audio-visual broadcasting or live streaming for events or public course speeches. It offers a wide range of possibilities, whether starting a live broadcast or scheduling different audio or video to different classrooms. Therefore, we need to ensure that the speakers are working properly, the display is clear, and the volume is adjusted to a level suitable for the audience.

7. Familiarize Yourself with the Following Features

In order to better play the value of NDP500 and maximize the service for your teaching activities, please take the time to familiarize yourself with the features and functions of the intelligent podium. Learn how to navigate the software, access the different tools, and take advantage of any additional features specific to your podium. This step will help you get the most out of the smart stage during your presentation. If you still have any questions about using or troubleshooting, please contact QNEX technical staff here, we will provide professional technical support and patient timely response for you.

Final Thoughts

Overall, the NDP500 is a versatile desktop digital platform, and unlike our previous vertical intelligent educational platform NDP100, the NDP500 is lighter and simpler. However, although the size has become smaller, the function has not shrunk. Just a simple connection enables the usage of NDP500 and the utilization of classroom devices effectively. I believe that after reading this article, you will feel confident about the educational prospects of having an NDP500.

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In addition to introducing how to install the NDP500, we will also publish various product guide blogs about the NDP500 in the future. Please visit our updated blog. Of course, in addition to high-quality products, durable, patient, and professional service is what we pursue. Besides, we have also published the installation guide including NPS100 before. If you need to, click here to read it for a more professional guide.

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