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Visitors Information

Welcome

Welcome to the Adelaide Hills Business Centre.

While at the centre, you may explore and access the following services.

  • Access to Cowork Spaces (Lounge, High Table or Table)
  • Access to high speed WiFi (Up to 100MB/s)
  • Access to espresso coffee and refreshments of the day,
  • Shared access to BoardroomMeeting Room and Media Studio if not booked. 
  • Paid Printing, Binding, Scanning, Laminating and Faxing Services. See details below.
  • Access to computers and (limited / occasional) printing. See details below.

Price

A Visitors Pass (Max 8 Hour) can be purchased online or on attending the centre
  • $25 Public
    (9-5 M-F)
  • $15 Casual Members
    (9-5 M-F)
  • $15 Member's Invited Visitor
    (Max 2 Visitors)

Work Spaces

While at the Centre, you are permitted to take a seat in the Cowork Area, meeting rooms and outside if not booked. (See Display in passage for availability) If you need to use one of the centre's computers, they are located in the Media Studio. The centre works on the basis of "fair use" and respect for other users.  For further details, click here.

Refreshments

While at the Centre you are permitted to access the light refreshments that may be on offer including:

    • Teas and instant coffee
    • Espresso Coffee including Short and Long Blacks, Flat White, Cappuccino
    • Hot chocolate 
    • Filtered water
    • Biscuits and Fruits

Please return empty cups to the dishwasher or sink.

Computers & WiFi

WiFi

High speed WiFi is available using Access Point "AHBC" or "OUTSPACE" if you are located in the Out-Space.  The password can be found on the Display Screen in the passage or from the table top displays.  All in house computer are WiFi ready.

To use any of the Printers or Smart Boards, you will need to connect to the appropriate WiFi access points.

Visitor

Look for the Visitor's Sign-in logo to use computer. No password required.  Save your work to a USB at all times.  To get help, visit this page using the Home Key in the Chrome web browser.

In House Computers

Two Apple Mac Desktops and a Windows Notebook are available at the centre for visitors to use.  They are located in the Media Studio and ready to use with WiFi internet and Printing.  Members are expected to bring their own computer.

Powering Up:

  • Check the the computer is not in sleep mode.  Press the enter key and wait a moment.
  • If no response, use the power switch on the computer:
    • To Start the Apple Mac, simply press the Power Switch on the rear of the screen, Left lower area.  A gong noise will sound and Apple logo is displayed on startup.
    • To start the Windows Laptop, press the power switch near the top right of the keyboard. Wait for Windows to start.

Signing In:

  • Select "Visitor" icon as the user. No password is required.  
  • Use a USB memory stick to save your files. When logging out or shutting down files may be removed from the computers within 24 hours or immediately.
  • Keyboards and mice are wirelessly paired to each computer.  Spare batteries can be found in the store area.

Signing Out:

  • Copy files back to your USB memory stick.
  • Apple - Click on the Apple logo (Top left corner) and select Shut Down or Log Out from the drop down menu.
  • Windows - Click on the Window Icon (Lower left corner), locate the Red Visit Icon and select and then Sign-out

Need Help

Ask the Centre manager if the computers are not operating as expected. The Centre assumes you have a basic knowledge of using a Windows or a Mac computer and its applications. (Training is not provided)

Software

All computers are supplied with a basic range of office related applications.  This includes, Microsoft Office (Stand alone), Open Office, Mac Office (On Macs) and Chrome.  The Mac computers also includes iMovie, Finial Cut Pro and Vector / Raster drawing packages.

For people new to Apple Macs:

    • Safari is the same as Edge or Internet Explorer.  However a Chrome browser is supplied.
    • Finder is the same as File Explorer.
    • Application menus are show at the top of the screen and not part of the application window.

Printing

*Occasional and Limited Free Printing
Visitors and Members, included printing services are for occasional use only. Eg. A few pages per visit. 

If you intend to exceed 10 pages, please place or declare for Invoicing 0.10c per black printed page and $0.50 per colour printed page into a payment envelope located in the passage and place in black payment box.

Paid Printing & Binding Services
Large format and high volume printing is available as a paid service along with  blinding, scanning, lamination and faxing. Click here for pricing details.

This service can be established as a "Pay As You Go" or monthly invoice for Members with a User ID Account. See "OKI Printer & User ID Account" below for further details.

Printers and Drivers

OKI MC 853dn 

Type: Mono or Colour Laser Printer, Scanner, Copier and Internet Fax 
Location: Media Studio

*Occasional and Limited Free Copying to the OKI Multi Function Centre (MFC). Max 10 pages / visit

Installing Driver on Mac.  Use the supplied postscript driver OKI MC583(PS) supplied by OKI.  After downloading install the printer and select the OKI Driver.  See image below or play above video.


EPSON XP-850

Type : Mono or Colour Ink Printer and Scanner
Location: Boardroom

*Occasional and Limited Free Printing to this Multi Function Centre (MFC). Max 10 pages / visit

A4 Colour Ink type printing.  Scan and Print function can be operated from Smart Board in boardroom.

We suggest that you download the OSX or Windows drivers from the Epson website.

EPSON ET-2650

Type : Mono or Colour Ink Printer and Copier
Location: Cowork Space

*Occasional and Limited Free Printing to this Copier and Printer. Max 10 pages / visit

A4 Colour Ink type printing.  Copy and Print. Print function can be operated from Smart Board in Cowork space.

We suggest that you download the OSX or Windows drivers from the Epson website.