Quick Start Instructions and Important Tips and Suggestions(PC and Macintosh) Product No. 70864 Version 1.0DSAT is a corporate affiliate of PADI. The DSAT Tec Trimix Program is distributed by International PADI, Inc.
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Getting StartedMinimum System Requirements• PC - Pentium 200-MHz or higher processor/Windows 98SE or later• Macintosh - PowerPC 200-MHz or higher processor/OS 8.6 or later•128 MB RAM/20 MB of available hard-disk space for installation (support programs and mediahave additional storage requirements)•4X or faster CD-ROM drive•Super VGA, 16 bit color monitor supporting 800x600 or higher resolution•Mouse or compatible pointing device Windows Software Requirements •If you do not have a version of Microsoft® PowerPoint installed on your computer (PowerPoint 97 or higher for Windows), you must install the PowerPoint Viewer included on this CD-ROM. • To install the PowerPoint Viewer: Open the “Support Files” folder and double click on the “Install PPView97.exe” file icon.•This CD-ROM also includes a digital version of the DSAT Tec Trimix Instructor Guide. This digitalversion contains everything thats in the printed guide. To use the DSAT Tec Trimix InstructorGuide, you must have Adobe® Acrobat Reader loaded onto your computer. Each part of theinstructor guide is formatted as a Portable Document File (pdf). Acrobat Reader allows you toread, print and search through these files. Its recommended you use Acrobat Reader 6.0(included on this disc) because it allows you to search through each section of the guide. • To install Acrobat Reader 6.0: Open the “Support Files” folder and double click on the “AdbeRdr60.exe” file icon. Macintosh Software Requirements•If you do not have a version of Microsoft® PowerPoint installed on your computer (PowerPoint98 or higher for Macintosh), you must install the PowerPoint Viewer included on this CD-ROM. • To install the PowerPoint Viewer: Open the “Support Files” folder and drag the Microsoft® “PowerPoint 98 Viewer” folder to the “Applications Folder” on your hard drive.•This CD-ROM also includes a digital version of the DSAT Tec Trimix Instructor Guide. This digitalversion contains everything thats in the printed guide. To use the DSAT Tec Trimix InstructorGuide, you must have Adobe® Acrobat Reader loaded onto your computer. Each part of theinstructor guide is formatted as a Portable Document File (pdf). Acrobat Reader allows you toread, print and search through these files. Its recommended you use Acrobat Reader 6.0(included on this disc) because it allows you to search through each section of the guide. • To install Acrobat Reader 6.0: Open the “Support Files” folder and double click on the “Acrobat Reader Installer” icon. InstallWindows Setup•Insert the disc into your CD-ROM drive. Select Settings from Start Menu, Control Panel,Add/Remove Programs, Add New Programs, Add from CD and follow onscreen instructions.Macintosh Setup•Insert the disc into your CD-ROM drive. Double click the disc icon to open it. Copy the DSATTec Trimix Lesson Guides to the Applications folder on your hard drive. Consult your OperatingSystem User Guide to make an alias for your desktop or Apple Menu.
UninstallTo uninstall the DSAT Tec Trimix Lesson Guides from your hard-disk:Windows Uninstall•From the Start Menu select Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs, then selectDSAT Tec Trimix Lesson Guides from the scroll list. Then click on the Change or RemovePrograms button.Macintosh Uninstall•Drag the DSAT Tec Trimix Lesson Guides Folder to the trash. If you’ve added Apple Menualiases remove them by double clicking your system drive, opening the System Folder, openingthe Apple Menu Items Folder, and then drag the aliases to the trash. Tips and Suggestions•Turn off your screen saver or any energy saving devices on your computer for betterperformance. Consult your computer’s user manual for directions.•Don’t run other programs while showing the DSAT Tec Trimix Lesson Guides. Windows 98,2000, and XP offer a power management “Presentation Mode” that keeps the screen and harddrive running during a presentation.•On Macintosh systems, the DSAT Tec Trimix Lesson Guides often run better with thePowerPoint 98 Viewer than with the PowerPoint program.•For better performance on Macintosh systems, or if you’re having problems with distorteddisplays or missing pictures, increase the memory allocated to PowerPoint 98 Viewer orPowerPoint. To do this, click on the PowerPoint icon, and then go to the File Menu, select GetInfo, and then click on Memory. Increase the preferred memory to exceed the suggestedmemory size.•To navigate through the DSAT Tec Trimix Lesson Guides use the “Navigation Buttons” provided.Simply clicking the mouse or pressing the space bar may not link you to where you want to be inthe Product.•Pause after each selection to allow time for slide animation (bulleted text and pictures) beforenavigating to the next slide.•Since it will take time to present a slide you will need to activate your cursor to navigate to thenext slide. Vigorously move your mouse around on the screen until you can see it and then clickon the desired navigation button for your next slide. Technical Support: email firstname.lastname@example.org . Using the Software Product•Please review the system requirements and ensure your system meets these requirementsbefore installing and using the DSAT Tec Trimix Lesson Guides.•Save time in the classroom by knowing how to use this teaching tool effectively – spend sometime learning where the navigation buttons take you and what content is presented.•Be sure to have your DSAT “Tec Trimix Instructor Guide” available for reference.•Remember: Use the navigation buttons provided to navigate through the lesson guides.Simply clicking the mouse or pressing the space bar will not necessarily link you to where youwant to be. Since it will take time to present a slide you will need to activate your cursor tonavigate to the next slide. Vigorously move your mouse around on the screen until you can see itand then click on the desired navigation button for the next slide.
Starting the PresentationWindows•Once “Setup” is complete the DSAT Tec Trimix Lesson Guides are accessible from the “StartMenu”. Select Start, All Programs, PADI Multimedia, then DSAT Tec Trimix Lesson Guides.Macintosh•To start the DSAT Tec Trimix Lesson Guides open the alias on your desk top or select the DSATTec Trimix Lesson Guides from the apple menu. Navigating the DSAT Tec Trimix Lesson Guides After launching the Tec Trimix Lesson Guides, you’ll need to select which part of the program you want to view. You may view the program in a linear fashion via the Knowledge Development buttons or you may choose to visit a specific section of the course. This flexibility allows for a quick review of learning objectives before launching into an Assessment Dive, Practical Application, Training Dive or the Final Exam.Viewing the Knowledge Development section takesyou to the four knowledge developmentareas of the Tec Trimix course. Fromhere you can proceed linearly through each sectionof the course. If you’d rather, you may choose toview specific sections of the course in a non-linearfashion. For example, viewing the Assessment Divetakes you to the objectives of the Assessment Divelocated in Knowledge Development One of the course. The Practical Application button takes you to the Practical Application menu for the course. Choose one of the five Practical Applications you want to view. You’ll find the objectives for each at a click of the mouse.
The Training Dive button takes you to the eight training dives for the course. Once again choose a training dive and view the objectives. This is a great way of reviewing the objectives of the dive right before getting into the water. Each slidehas a reference (i.e., KnowledgeDevelopment 1-40) and convenientnavigation buttons to help guide youthrough the presentation. Use thenavigation buttons at the bottom ofeach slide; Next - go to the next slide,Previous - return to the previous slide.The Main Menu button brings youback to the Main Menu where you can select a different part ofthe program.There are some calculations to be made to ensure safe divingpractices. The lesson guides offer you the choice of viewing thequestion using either metric or imperial (U.S.) measurementformats. If you have a class using both measurement systemsyou can view both systems by using the navigation buttonsprovided.Additionally, the appropriate section of the instructor guide outline is provided for you in the PowerPoint speaker note field of each slide in the lesson guides. For your convenience, a digital version of the DSAT Tec Trimix Instructor Guide, which includes the course introduction, course standards, course outline, appendix, final exams, answer sheets and answer keys, is also included on this CD-ROM as a Portable Document File (pdf). Links in the guide’s table of contents allows you to quickly search through these files. These features make it easy to teach the course using digitalresources.
When it’s time for the Final Exam, the Main Menu can quickly locate the Final Exam slideoutlining student/instructor expectations. Instead of clicking through all the slides in theslide deck, the Main Menu can quickly locateany portion of the Tec Trimix course for youin a couple of clicks of the mouse. There aremany possibilities – explore the product andsee what works best for you and whatmeets the needs of your customers. Don’twaste time in the classroom, there’s a wholenew world to explore down deep!
How to Make Your DSAT Tec Trimix Lesson Guides Display on a Television To make a computer image along with your DSAT videos display on a television, generally you’ll need: •A computer (PC or Macintosh). •DSAT Tec Trimix Lesson Guides CD-ROM. •A signal converter – a device available at computer stores that converts VGA/RGB computer signals to television (NTSC, PAL or S-Video) signals. Devices typically come with all necessary cables and most can work with either a PC or Macintosh computer. •Some computers come with a video output connector built in. Please verify that this output will display the videos as some will not due to their hardware configuration. •Some laptops may not be able to display the videos on their own screen and an external screen at the same time. Try changing the resolution of either to match the other. If that doesn’t work, you will need to shut off the laptop’s display. •Video “A-B” switch – allows you to instantly select between two (or more) independent video sources. •Power bar or extension cord with at least three or more outlets. •RCA phono cable to reach from signal converter to television(s). VGA Cable VCR (To play PADI videos in the classroom) Video A-B Switch (Allows you to switch between computer and VCR to TV)Desktop Computer VGA Cable Computer to Television Converter (Available at computer stores) TVss Video & Audio Signal Amplifier (Allows you to show lesson guides and videos Laptop Computer on more than one TV) •Do you want to display your computer image on more than one television in your classroom? If so, you’ll also need a video distribution amplifier and more RCA cables. •For larger groups and maximum resolution and color saturation, consider using a video projection device. Local audiovisual companies can assist you with selection of a unit best suited to your needs.