Mimio Troubleshooting - Madison County Schools

Mimio Troubleshooting
• Check battery by pushing in the end of the
• You will hear a soft electric sound if it is
• Install new batteries (correctly) to solve the
Device Setup
• Install software and follow directions.
• Clear off whiteboard (take down decorations and
other things that might cause interference)
• Erase and clean board thoroughly
• Make sure cables are all attached in proper
• Place device in top left corner with at least one
hand’s width apart from projection. (you can
move the device to other areas – you will need
to go to the settings tab to change orientation.
• Suction cups – don’t work well
• Pull tabs – will leave a residue on the board
• Magnets – do not fit well – still falls down
• Suggestion – try not to move the computer or
device once it is set up
• Click calibrate
• Make sure to touch the pen exactly in the
middle of the x in the circle – otherwise the
pen doesn’t calibrate properly
• Whether you like it or not the Mimio needs to
be calibrated often
• Pen is spotty when writing – you must keep
contact with pen and board while writing
• Unable to calibrate – adjust the surface size for
the Mimio device and verify that it is same size as
the whiteboard surface
• Do not expose Mimio device with direct sunlight
• Some other electrical devices can interfere with
your device
• Do not place anything between the device and
• Don’t forget to update software
• If all else fails – turn off all devices, uplug
everything and begin again
• Mimio setup pdf
• Mimio user guide pdf

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