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NDA-24232
ISSUE 2
STOCK # 0293885
VisuaLink 128/384
Quick Installation Guide
VisuaLink 128/384
Rollabout 128/384
Upgrading VL128 to VL384
Desktop Videoconference
DECEMBER, 1998
NEC America, Inc.

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    NDA-24232 ISSUE 2 STOCK # 0293885 VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide VisuaLink 128/384 Rollabout 128/384 Upgrading VL128 to VL384 Desktop Videoconference DECEMBER, 1998 NEC America, Inc.

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    NEC America, Inc. reserves the right to change the specifications, functions, or features, at any time, without notice. NEC America, Inc. has prepared this document for use by its em- ployees and customers. The information contained herein is the property of NEC America, Inc. and shall not be reproduced without prior written approval from NEC America, Inc.

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    This equipment complies with Part 68 of the FCC Rules. The equipment label will appear on the rear exterior panel of the unit and will provide the FCC Registration Number, NEC trade name, model number, serial number or date of manufacture and the country of origin.

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    FCC. In the event repairs are ever needed on your Visualink 128 or VisuaLink 384, they should be performed by NEC America, Inc. or an authorized representative of NEC America, Inc. For information contact: NEC America, Inc.

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    This precaution may be particularly important in rural areas. CAUTION: Users should not attempt to make such connections themselves, but should contact the appropriate electric inspection MODEL CERTIFICATE NUMBER CERTIFICATION NUMBER VisuaLink 128 19318 140 9004A VisuaLink 384 19603 140 9104A...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Chapter 2: VisuaLink Stand-Alone System .............2-1 Connection of the Surrounding Devices ............... 2-1 Connection Procedure ....................2-3 Chapter 3: Startup Screen for the VisuaLink 128 and VisuaLink 384 ....3-1 Start up configuration screens ..................3-1 Setting Up your ISDN Line Information ................. 3-2 Optional User Settings: ....................

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    Set up for VisuaLink 128 (1 of 2) ............A-2 Figure A: Set up for VisuaLink 128 (2 of 2) ............A-3 Figure B: Set up for VisuaLink 384 (1 of 2) ............B-2 Figure B: Set up for VisuaLink 384 (2 of 2) ............B-3 NDA-24232 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 9: Chapter 1 Introduction

    VisuaLink 128/384 LINE POWER Power Strip Figure 1-1: Rollabout 128/384 System Note: This system contains five (5) major components: equipment cabinet, television monitor, video camera, NT1(s) and VisuaLink 128 or VisuaLink 384 unit with remote control. NDA-24232 Issue 2.0 Page 1-1...

  • Page 10: Figure 1-2: Desktop Application

    VisuaLink Director Software Video Capture Card VisuaLink 128/VisuaLink 384 POWER HEADSET POWER LINE Microphone Figure 1-2: Desktop Application Note: This system contains three major components: video camera, video capture card, and VisuaLink 128 or VisuaLink 384. Page 1-2 NDA-24232 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 11: Identification

    VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide Chapter 1 1.2 Identification Equipment Cabinet The VisuaLink 128/384 equipment cabinet consist of a metal cabinet with two Plexiglas doors that open outward. It contents a shelf on which the VisuaLink 128/ 384 control unit will be located. Also located at the rear of the cabinet is a power strip.

  • Page 12: Figure 1-4: Trinitron┬« Color Monitor

    Chapter 1 VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide ® Trinitron Color Monitor ® The Sony Trinitron Color Monitor contains the following features: • Displays On-screen menus for configuring the VisuaLink. • Picture-in-Picture (PIP) that allows the local site to view their image seen by the distant end.

  • Page 13: Figure 1-5: Color Video Camera (front And Rear View)

    VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide Chapter 1 Color Video Camera The Color Video Camera has the following features: • Effective picture elements of 380,000 (EVI-D30) for enables high-resolu- tion shooting. • High speed pan/tilt action controlled by the VisuaLink. • Captures the video in the local room. Front Rear Figure 1-5: Color Video Camera (Front and Rear View)

  • Page 14: Figure 1-6: Desktop Camera

    Chapter 1 VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide Color Video Camera for Desktop The Color Video Camera for the desktop has the following features: Wide-angle and a high resolution CCD imager give you wide views with high resolution. • Compact design and flexible arm enable versatile shooting positions. •...

  • Page 15: Figure 1-7: Visualink 128/384 Unit With Remote Control

    VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide Chapter 1 VisuaLink 128/384 Unit The VisuaLink 128/384 simplifies video conferencing with virtually no technical expertise required. The superior motion handling allows users to concentrate on the meeting content rather than worry about the quality. With its plug-and-play technology, the unit can be operational in a matter of seconds.

  • Page 16: Packaging

    Chapter 1 VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide • Integrated, All-in-One Package: The VisuaLink 128/384 includes an echo canceller, CODEC and control system, this allows simple installation and ease of use. • Icon Menu Screen: The On-Screen Icon driven menu will allow even those of us that are not technically inclined to control the VisuaLink.

  • Page 17: Chapter 2 Visualink Stand-alone System

    This section gives a description on how to setup a VisuaLink as a stand-alone system. In Figure 2-1, the VisuaLink 128 shows a VoicePoint. Figure 2-2 shows Surrounding the VisuaLink 384 components. All the components shown in the drawing are Devices optional Monitor 2 Monitor 1...

  • Page 18: Figure 2-2: Visualink 384 System Connections

    Video S Video IN VISCA OUT AC POWER STRIP Figure 2-2: VisuaLink 384 System Connections Note 1: VoicePoint or microphones are optional equipment for the VisuaLink. Both cannot be operational at the same time. Note 2: If connecting a low-end rollabout system, use the cable kit provided with the low-end cabinet.

  • Page 19: Connection Procedure

    ST/LINE. The other end of the cable, plugs into the NT1 device. Repeat procedures if connecting a VisuaLink 384 and three NT1s. Note: If the NT1 device is located more than 300 ft. (91 m.) away. Set the VL128 TERM SWITCH located on the back of the unit to the ON position.

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    Chapter 2 VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide 9. Connecting a PC to the VisuaLink for data sharing. (optional) Using an 8-pin mini din to DB9 cable, plug the 8-pin end into the VisuaLink connection marked SERIAL 2/RMT. Plug the other end into the PC. 10.

  • Page 21: Chapter 3: Startup Screen For The Visualink 128 And Visualink 384

    VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide Chapter 3 Chapter 3 Startup Screen for the VisuaLink 128 and VisuaLink 384 When you first turn on your VisuaLink, there will be an initial configuration screen. These configuration screens will have to be completed before your system becomes operational.

  • Page 22: Setting Up Your Isdn Line Information

    0101. Ex: MY Number 1: 9727195854 SPID 1: 97271958540101 Note: The VisuaLink 128 requires 2 My numbers and 2 SPID #, while the VisuaLink 384 Note is yellow requires 6 My numbers and 6 SPID #. Next screen Prior screen Page 3-2 NDA-24232 Issue 2.0...

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    #1 and #2 and two SPID’s. All four numbers must be entered. Choose NEXT when complete. Note: “PROCEED TO STEP 2” will only be shown on the VisuaLink 128 system. VisuaLink 384 will show “Proceed to Line 2 Setup” Step 1--Enter My Number and SPID for BRI LINE 1 My Number 1:...

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    Chapter 3 VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide Video Number 2 Screens: Using the number pad of the wireless remote enter My Number with area code and SPID numbers associated to Line (BRI 2). Each BRI will have My numbers labeled #1 and #2 and two SPID’s. All four numbers must be entered. Choose NEXT when complete.

  • Page 25: Optional User Settings

    VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide Chapter 3 Video Number 3 Screens: Using the number pad of the wireless remote enter My Number with area code and SPID numbers associated to Line (BRI 3). Each BRI will have My numbers labeled #1 and #2 and two SPID’s. All four numbers must be entered. Choose NEXT when complete.

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    Chapter 3 VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide Optional information: You may enter this optional information. The name you enter makes it easy for users to identify this particular VisuaLink. The name can be up to 20 characters long. The Password is the password needed to be entered when selecting the Utilities ICON.

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    Press CANCEL to page back Congratulations Screen Congratulations, you have just finished setting up your VisuaLink system. For VisuaLink software updates and general VisuaLink knowledge, visit the NEC Knowledge base web site at : http://www.cng.nec.com http://www.ilibrary.com/phoenix/ntachome.nsf /homepagenav?opennavigator - You may begin to use the video conferencing system immediately.

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    Chapter 3 VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide VisuaLink system start up screen. America, Inc. VisuaLink Powering Up Ver .22.02.37 Changing the configuration It is important that the CODEC is set up with a local number and SPID numbers. If the unit is not setup with a local number (my number) and SPID, the unit will not allow for dialing and receiving of video calls.

  • Page 29: Chapter 4 Rollabout 128/384 Procedures

    VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide Chapter 4 Chapter 4 Rollabout 128/384 Procedures 4.1 Rollabout System Use the following procedures to set up the VisuaLink 128 or VisuaLink 384. See Connections Appendix A for system drawings for the VisuaLink 128. See...

  • Page 30: Step-by-step Procedure

    Chapter 4 VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide 4.2 Step-by-Step The following are the steps and procedures for the installation of the VisuaLink Procedure 128/384. STEP ACTION DRAWING Locate and unpack the Cabinet box. Locate Power Strip at bottom-left (looking through the front) of cabinet and feed power cable through the power opening at rear of cabinet.

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    VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide Chapter 4 STEP ACTION DRAWING Remove Monitor from monitor box. Place TV monitor on top of cabinet. Locate monitor power cable and feed through the cable opening at the top of cabinet. Power Cable VIDEO IN S-VIDEO VIDEO AUDIO OUT...

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    Chapter 4 VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide STEP ACTION DRAWING Locate the cable bundle and remove from packing box. The cable bundle contains two (2) 5 in. (12 cm.) Velcro strips. Use these strips to mount the camera to the top of the monitor. Locate the camera box and remove camera.

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    VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide Chapter 4 STEP ACTION DRAWING Locate the camera power cable. Plug the camera power cable into the power strip in cabinet, then Video Power Cable feed cable through top of cabinet and plug into the rear of the camera.

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    Plug second end of power cable into power input at rear of the VisuaLink 128/384. VIDEO2 VIDEO1 AUDIO DC IN 5V Serial1 Serial2/RMT Power Plug Connection VisuaLink 384 Rear S/T LINE 1 S/T LINE 2 S/T LINE 3 MIC1 MIC2 MIC3 VIDEO2 VIDEO1...

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    S/T LINE VIDEO2 VIDEO1 AUDIO Serial1 Serial2/RMT DC IN 5V VisuaLink 128/384 Serial 1 (Cable) Video In (Cable) VisuaLink 384 Rear Video Out Audio Output (Cable) (Cable) S/T LINE 1 S/T LINE 2 S/T LINE 3 MIC1 MIC2 MIC3 VIDEO2...

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    Chapter 4 VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide STEP ACTION DRAWING If an NT1 device has been purchased, locate the Polyethylene device and unpack. Note 1: If a NT1 was not purchased go to Step Note 2: Three NT1 are used for the VL384. Foam Inserts Packing Carton Locate the dip switch on the rear of the NT1 and...

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    1 2 3 4 5 POWER Note 1: Use the RJ45-RJ45 cable that is included with the NT1 unit. U Interface Note 2: If connecting a VisuaLink 384, Step 21 will have to be repeated three (3) time. NDA-24232 Revision 1.0 Page 4-9...

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    VIDEO1 AUDIO Serial1 Serial2/RMT DC IN 5V VisuaLink 384 Rear Note 3: f the VL 384 is being installed, Step 23 must be repeated three (3) times. Locate the ON/OFF switch at the upper right ON/OFF Switch outside of the cabinet. Press the switch to the ON position.

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    Note: Make sure the monitor is selected for Video 1. When the VisuaLink 128/384 is powered ON, a display of the NEC America, Inc. logo, VisuaLink name, POWERING UP and version number will be displayed on the monitor. America, Inc.

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    Chapter 4 VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide This page is for your notes. Page 4-12 NDA-24232 Revision 1.0...

  • Page 41: Chapter 5: Upgrading A Vl 128 To A 384

    Chapter 5 Chapter 5 Upgrading a VL 128 to a 384 This chapter contains instructions for upgrading your VisuaLink 128 system to a VisuaLink 384. If you have any questions about the upgrade, please call your video conference provider. 5.1 Upgrade...

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    Note: While in this position, place the Upgrade Label supplied with the Upgrade Kit at the position shown in the illustration below. The label shows the VisuaLink 128 has been upgraded to a VisuaLink 384. Do not block the air grid when placing label.

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    VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide Chapter 5 7. Remove the rear panel from the VisuaLink housing. 8. Locate the AEC7M card. With a Phillips screwdriver remove three (3) screws which attach the AEC7M card to the BRI interface. Note: Two (2) of the three (3) screws are on the AEC7M. One (1) screw is on the BRI board.

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    Chapter 5 VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide 11. Confirm that there are two supports on the 384 IMUX card at the locations. Supports 12.Put the AEC7M and the 384 IMUX card connectors together and tightly connect both as shown. Fasten the AEC7M card to the 384 IMUX card with the three (3) screws.

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    VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide Chapter 5 14.Using the Phillips screwdriver, remove the three (3) screws that attach the BRI interface to the mother board. Remove the BRI interface card from the motherboard and replace with the 384 IMUX card. Place the BRI interface card on the non-static bag or surface.

  • Page 46: Environmental Initialize

    Chapter 5 VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide 17.Using a Phillips screwdriver fasten the 384 rear panel to the housing of the VL. 18.Locate the VL cover panel and fasten back onto the VL. 19.Connect all cables which where previously connected to the VL. 20.The Hardware Installation is complete, continue on to the last step Environmental Initialize.

  • Page 47: Chapter 6 Vl128/384 Desktop Videoconference

    • Sound Card is not needed if amplified Speakers are provided. Additional Hardware/Software Requirements In addition to the workstations the following components are necessary for a desktop videoconference. Items VisuaLink 128 VisuaLink 384 VL128 VL384 NT-1* 1(up to 3) Microphones...

  • Page 48: Wiring Diagram

    Video Capture card, the VisuaLink 128/384 with remote control, microphone and Camera. Video Camera VisuaLink Director Software Video Capture Card VisuaLink 128/VisuaLink 384 POWER HEADSET POWER LINE Microphone Figure 6-1: VisuaLink 128/384 Desktop Videoconference Application - Front View Page 6-2 NDA-24232 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 49: Packaging

    VisuaLink Quick Installation Guide Chapter 6 Video Camera VisuaLink 384 MIC1 MIC2 MIC3 S/T LINE 1 S/T LINE 2 S/T LINE 3 VIDEO2 VIDEO1 AUDIO Serial1 Serial2/RMT DC IN 5V VisuaLink 128 MIC1 MIC2 MIC3 S/T LINE VIDEO2 VIDEO1 AUDIO...

  • Page 50: Figure 6-3: Wiring Diagram For Visualink 128

    Chapter 6 VisuaLink Quick Installation Guide Amplified Speakers (Optional) Interface Interface PC Camera VIDEO DC IN 6V VisuaLink 128 Microphone MIC1 MIC2 MIC3 S/T LINE VIDEO2 VIDEO1 AUDIO DC IN 5V Serial1 Serial2/RMT AC POWER STRIP COM Port 2 COM Port 1 Video Capture Card RS-232C (COM1)

  • Page 51: Figure 6-4: Wiring Diagram For Visualink 384

    PC backpanel may be different than the one shown. Reference the PC manual and Capture card for location of connectors. Note 2: COM 2 of the PC is used for T.120 communication. COM 2 should connect to the VL SERIAL PORT 1. Figure 6-4: Wiring Diagram for VisuaLink 384 NDA-24232 Issue 2.0 Page 6-5...

  • Page 52: Hardware Installation

    Chapter 6 VisuaLink Quick Installation Guide 6.6 Hardware This procedure provides instruction on how to connect a VL128/384 to a Installation Computer. 1. Locate unpack and install Video Capture Card Please follow Manufactures Installation procedure for Video Capture Card. 2. Locate and unpack VL128/384, Power Supply Transformer, Power Cord Audio/Video Cable (RCA to RCA) and Wireless Remote Control 3.

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    The second type of control is through the PC. It is necessary to download the director software from the Web (http://www.cng.nec.com). The Director software will allow the VL to be controlled via the PC. NDA-24232 Issue 2.0...

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    Chapter 6 VisuaLink Quick Installation Guide This page is for your notes. Page 6-8 NDA-24232 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 55: Appendix A System Setup For The Visualink 128

    VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide Appendix A Appendix A System Setup for the VisuaLink 128 The following drawings show the components and cabling for setting up the VisuaLink 128. NDA-24232 Issue 2.0 Page A-1...

  • Page 56: Figure A: Set Up For Visualink 128 (1

    Appendix A VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide CAMERA NO. POWER DC IN AUDIO VIDEO S VIDEO IN VISCA OUT 13.5 V CAMERA REAR VIDEO IN S-VIDEO VHF/UHF AUDIO OUT VIDEO (VAR/FIX) MONO AUDIO Note: Connector location on MONITOR REAR Note: Labeling for the connector may vary. the monitor may vary.

  • Page 57: Figure A: Set Up For Visualink 128 (2

    VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide Appendix A Monitor 2 Monitor 1 U Interface S Interface Camera 2 VoicePoint Power Audio Video S Video IN VISCA OUT Microphone MIC1 MIC2 MIC3 S/T LINE VisuaLink 128 VIDEO2 VIDEO1 AUDIO Serial1 Serial2/RMT DC IN 5V Camera 1 PC Terminal Power...

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    Appendix A VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide This page is for your notes. Page A-4 NDA-24232 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 59: Appendix B System Setup For The Visualink 384

    VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide Appendix B Appendix B System Setup for the VisuaLink 384 The following drawings show the components and cabling for setting up the VisuaLink 384. NDA-24232 Issue 2.0 Page B-1...

  • Page 60: Figure B: Set Up For Visualink 384 (1

    DC IN 5V Serial1 Serial2/RMT Control, Video, VisuaLink 384 REAR & Audio Hole L-BK LINE PWR INTERFACE NT1 FRONT 1 2 3 4 5 POWER NT1 REAR Figure B: Set up for VisuaLink 384 (1 of 2) Page B-2 NDA-24232 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 61: Figure B: Set Up For Visualink 384 (2

    MIC3 VisuaLink 384 VIDEO2 VIDEO1 AUDIO DC IN 5V Serial1 Serial2/RMT Camera PC Terminal Power Audio Video S Video IN VISCA OUT AC Power Strip Figure B: Set up for VisuaLink 384 (2 of 2) NDA-24232 Issue 2.0 Page B-3...

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    Appendix B VisuaLink 128/384 Quick Installation Guide This page is for your notes. Page B-4 NDA-24232 Issue 2.0...

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