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On this page you will find information about the ITS managed pool rooms that you can book in the Hercus Building, the room capacity, equipment available, seating layout and a photograph of the room.


The Hercus Building is located in the central region of the University of Otago's Dunedin campus, on the corner of Great King and Hanover Streets. The Hercus Building accommodates one pool teaching space: the Hercus D'Ath Lecture Theatre.

Hercus Building

Hercus D'Ath Lecture Theatre

Located on the first floor of the Hercus Building.

Room code: HC122
Capacity: 108
Area: 135 sq m

Room features 
Theatre controlsFully integrated audiovisual and lighting controls operated by the lectern touch panel
Recording facilitiesOtago Capture Lecture Recording
Audio Out on lectern with volume control
Inputs1 either video and audio RCA or HDMI
Laptop connections2 either XGA or HDMI, plus 3.5mm audio jacks and active network cables
Dropbox folder nameMac: hc122-mac
PC: hc122-pc
Equipment availableQuantityDetails
Screen23.2m x 2.5m painted wall, 2.4m x 1.8m
Whiteboard2Dual 2.7m x 1.0m manual pull down
Computer2Mac Minis running Windows (PC) and Mac (OS X) locked to 1024 x 768
Data projector2XGA resolution - dual data projection control from lectern (4:3 format, 1024 x 768)
Visual presenter1A4 sized - displayed via data projector
Blu-Ray player1Region-free for playing DVDs, Zone B Blu-ray discs and CDs, plus media from flashdrives (USB port)
Radio microphone21 handheld, 1 lapel style
H-ITT student response system1Receiver available in room - information about booking 'clickers'

Hercus D'Ath Lecture Theatre inside

Layout of Hercus D'Ath lecture theatre: A standard classroom style arrangement of movable tables and chairs.

Room charges for internal customers (i.e. those charging to a University of Otago account code)

Room charges for external customers (i.e. all other customers)

For emergencies: Technician, after-hours and security phone numbers can be found next to the Emergency Telephone on the teaching wall.

If you would like more information about the Hercus D'Ath lecture theatre, please contact the area lecture theatre technician:

  • Tel 64 3 479 5768
  • Area Hotline 7999
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