Re: "Student-proofing" equipment

Stan Gilliam (stan@pals.guilford.edu)
Wed, 27 May 1998 08:55:46 -0700

If you use RF cables, you can use the screw on type, and tighten them well.

You could secure the monitors against the back corner of the carrel to make
the cables difficult to
get to.

At 07:11 AM 5/27/98 -0700, you wrote:
> Good morning,
> We are considering how we might make our public viewing area for video more
>"student-proof" to decrease the amount of tampering with cables and thus
>rendering the units non-functional. Currently all monitors and video playback
>units are in carrels in a viewing room adjacent to the main service desk. I'd
>like to hear from anyone who has found a way to make it more difficult for
>students to "play" with the cables.
> Also those of you who assign monitors to your users (monitors in the
viewing
>area with the playback units behind a desk), please share with us your
>satisfaction/dissatisfaction with this arrangement.
> Thank you in advance.
>Jane Agee,
>Duke University
>agee@mail.lib.duke.edu
>
>
>
>
Stan Gilliam
Director of Media Services
Guilford College
5800 W. Friendly Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27410
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