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


The Scott Building is located in the central region of the University of Otago's Dunedin campus, between the Hercus and Lindo Ferguson Buildings on Great King Street. The Scott Building accommodates one pool teaching space: the Med Red Lecture Theatre.

The Scott Building

Med Red Lecture Theatre

Located on the ground floor of the Scott Building.

Room code: MDRED
Capacity: 191
Area: 191 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: mdred-mac
PC: mdred-pc
Equipment availableQuantityDetails
Screen13.5m x 2.5m painted wall
Whiteboard2Dual 1.8m x 1.2m manual pull down
Computer2Mac Minis running Windows (PC) and Mac (OS X) locked to 1024 x 768
Data projector3XGA resolution - dual data projection control from lectern (4:3 format, 1024 x 768), one central projection
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'

Med Red Lecture Theatre inside

Layout of Med Red Theatre: A standard tiered arrangement of fixed seats with writing benches.

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 Med Red lecture theatre, please contact the area lecture theatre technician:

  • Tel 64 3 479 5768
  • Area Hotline 7999
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