Zoom Rooms operation time

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You can conserve energy by dimming the iPad Controller during non-work hours. During the configured time, the Zoom Room displays will be black. Specify a schedule for the devices in your Zoom Rooms so that they dim during times when the Zoom Room is not in use.

Prerequisites for using Zoom Rooms operation time

  • Role with access to Zoom Rooms
  • Supported Zoom Room devices and versions:
    • Zoom Rooms for iPad Controller: version 4.0 or later
    • Zoom Rooms for macOS: version 4.0 or later
    • Zoom Rooms for Windows: version 4.0.44731.0823 or later
    • Zoom Rooms for Appliances: version 4.6.1 (36316.0120) or higher
  • For turning off TV:

Note: Zoom recommends using the Device Operation Time Black Screen Mode to put TV to black screen mode instead of using HDMI-CEC. 

How to set an operating time for the TV and iPad Controller

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. Click Room Management the click Zoom Rooms.
  3. You can use location hierarchy to enable this setting for a specific room or location. Click Account Settings to enable it for the entire account. 
  4. Scroll to the Setup section and click the toggle next to Device Operation Time.
  5. Enter the earliest start time and the latest end time for when the room will be in use.
  6. Select which day or days the room will be in use.
  7. Select which devices are turned off or dimmed during the hours/days that the room is not in use. You can select the TV, the iPad controller, or both.
  8. Click Save.
  9. (Optional) To make the Device Operation Time mandatory for all rooms, click the lock icon .

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