Table of Contents Chapter 1: Installation and Preparation Using This Manual .....................7 Features ........................8 System Components ....................10 Basic System Components .................10 Optional Equipment ...................11 System Configuration ....................12 System Configuration via a LAN ...............12 System Configuration via a SIP .................13 System Installation ....................14 Desktop Installation ...................14 Using a Tripod ....................14 Using Fixing Screws ..................15...
Line Interface Setup Menu ................45 Dial Setup Menu ....................45 Answer Setup Menu ..................45 Communication Setup Menu ................45 Audio Setup Menu ..................... 47 Video Setup Menu ..................... 49 LAN Setup Menu ....................49 QoS Setup Menu ....................51 TOS Setup Menu ....................
Calling a Remote Party by Selecting Them in the History List ......84 Calling a Remote Party Registered in the Phone Book ........85 Calling a Remote Party Not Registered in the Phone Book .......87 Receiving a Call from a Remote Party ..............89 Answering Calls (Manual/Auto Answer Mode) ..........89 Answering a Call from a Remote Party .............89 Ending the Connection .....................91...
Recording a Visual Communication ..............124 Using the Annotation Function ................126 Connecting a Pen Tablet .................. 126 Using the Annotation Function while in Communication ......127 Using the Microphone ................... 131 Sending Video from External Equipment to a Remote Party ....... 132 Viewing the Picture from the Unit on a Monitor or Projector ......
Acceptable HDMI IN (PC) Input Signals ............169 Pin Assignments ....................170 Pan/Tilt Range ....................170 List of Port Numbers Used on the PCS-XC1 ............171 Meeting Room Layout ...................172 USB Storage ......................172 Glossary .........................173 Menu Configuration ....................175 Index ........................185 “IPELA” and are trademarks of Sony Corporation.
Chapter 6: Web Control Function Chapter 1: This chapter shows you how to control the unit or set it up via a Web browser. Installation and Appendix The appendix identifies the parts of each Preparation system component and provides a message list, troubleshooting list, specifications, glossary, and other information.
High transmission speeds and Features high-quality picture capability The unit supports a LAN communication bit rate of up to 4 Mbps. The PCS-XC1 HD Visual Communication System is a compact video conferencing system with a built-in camera. The unit Wide range of video/audio allows face-to-face communications with a compression format selectable remote party by transmitting and receiving...
ITU-T. Note Supports KIOSK mode Audio cannot be input to the HDMI IN (PC) You can simplify operations and make connector. For details, consult your Sony calling with one-touch dial the only dealer. available operation. Supports USB storage...
System Components The PCS-XC1 HD Visual Communication System is composed of basic system components for basic communications, and optional equipment for enhanced communications. Basic System Components Unit Description PCS-XC1 HD Visual Consists of a camera, a codec block for processing, Communication System transmitting, and receiving video and audio signals, an echo canceller, a network interface block, and a...
Optional Equipment Optional equipment especially designed for use with the unit The following optional devices are used to enhance your videoconference. Unit Description PCSA-RXC1 HD Upgrade Install this to enable transmission and reception of Software 1920 × 1080 progressive video at a maximum of 60 frames per second.
System Configuration The unit has various system configuration capabilities using the basic components and optional equipment. This section describes the capabilities and necessary equipment for some typical configuration examples. System Configuration via a LAN This allows you to: Have a point-to-point HD visual communication over LAN. System configuration 1 Unit 2 Remote Commander (supplied)
System Configuration via a SIP This allows you to: Have an HD visual communication with an IP telephone, etc. using SIP. System configuration 1 Unit 2 Remote Commander (supplied) 3 TV monitor (not supplied) 4 Microphone (supplied) 5 SIP server 6 IP telephone, etc.
System Installation Desktop Installation Place the unit on a flat surface. Notes • Do not grasp the unit by the camera head when carrying the unit. • Do not turn the camera head by hand. Doing so may result in a camera malfunction. Using a Tripod Use a screwdriver to tighten the tripod attachment screw while using the following as a guide for the amount of protrusion (4) from the attachment surface.
Using Fixing Screws Secure the unit using the three M3 fixing screw holes located on the bottom of the unit. Use M3 screws with the following specifications to attach the unit to a fitting with a flat surface. Fixing plate (not supplied) M3 screw 4 = 3 –...
• Be sure to turn off all the equipment before making any connections. • For safety, do not connect the 1000BASE-T connector to a network that applies excess voltage via the 1000BASE-T connector. • We recommend using Sony HDMI cables. System Connections...
System Connection via a LAN Microphone (supplied) to MIC to MIC Unit to HDMI to DC19.5V Power cord (supplied only in Japan) HDMI cable (supplied) to a wall outlet AC adaptor (supplied) to HDMI IN UTP cable (category 6, straight, not supplied) to LAN TV monitor (not supplied)
System Connection via a SIP Microphone (supplied) Power cord AC adaptor to MIC (supplied only (supplied) in Japan) to a wall outlet DC19.5V SIP server Unit to HDMI HDMI cable (supplied) to LAN to LAN connector connector to HDMI IN UTP cable (category 6, to LAN IP telephone,...
Preparing the System Inserting Batteries into the Remote Commander CAUTION Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. When you dispose of the battery, you must obey the law in the relative area or country. Most of the operations with the unit can be controlled with the supplied Remote Commander.
• Make sure to insert the batteries with the polarities in the correct direction. • Do not mix old and new batteries, or different types of batteries. • Do not attempt to charge the batteries. • If you do not intend to use the Remote Commander for a long period of time, remove the batteries.
Within 5 minutes after the power is on, locate the Remote Commander closer to the unit, and press the RETURN and TOOLS buttons at the same time. The LED indicator flashes rapidly. Press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander. If the LED indicator flashes slowly 2 times, pairing between the units has succeeded.
Turning the Unit On/Off This section describes how to turn on or off the unit. Turning On Turn on the TV monitor. Turn on the power of any other equipment to be used for this connection. Press the (power) switch on the unit to turn it on. (power) switch The POWER indicator lights when the unit turns on.
• When you turn on the power of the unit for the first time after installation, the setup wizard will appear after the self-diagnosis is completed. Set up your system following the wizard. For setups using the wizard, see “Setting Up the System Immediately after the Installation –...
Turning Off Press the (power) switch on the unit. The message “Power off?” appears on the monitor screen. Press the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Power off”, and press the ENTER button. You can power off the unit by pressing the (power) button on the Remote Commander.
Note Do not activate the TV’s surround sound feature as it may cause the echo canceller of the unit to not function properly and make strange sounds. Volume adjustment during communication Press the VOLUME +/– buttons on the Remote Commander to adjust the system volume during communication.
Setting Up the System Immediately after the Installation – Initial Setup Wizard When you turn on the unit for the first time after installation and the self- diagnosis is completed, the setup wizard appears on the monitor screen. Register your local system data with the setup wizard using the Remote Commander.
Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Russian, Arabic, Thai, Turkish, Norwegian, Welsh, Czech and Hungarian. Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Save”, then press the ENTER button. The setup wizard is restored. To set the region and clock Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Set Region and Clock”...
Select the line interface to be used. Wizard Select Line I/F Which is your Line I/F? (Multiple selection available) Select Line I/F Which is your primary Line I/F? SI P Save Cancel Which is your Line I/F?: Select from IP and SIP. Which is your primary Line I/F?: If you selected more than one interface in “Which is your Line I/F?”, select the interface you use the most here.
Using the Menus The unit uses the on-screen menus to make various adjustments and settings. This section explains how to adjust or set the items in the menus and gives a brief introduction to the menus. Identifying the Home Menu The Home menu is displayed on the monitor screen when the unit is turned on and has not been connected to a remote party.
Home menu (with all items shown) IP:XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX 5/11/2008 13:00 Ready Home NEAR Camera Tools Room 101 Room 201 Office A Office E History Phone Book Detailed Dial Dial qh qj 1 IPELA logo B Background screen Image shot by the camera is displayed. C Local terminal name The local terminal name set in the menu is displayed.
Camera menu 5/11/2008 13:00 Camera Previous Adjustments Brightness Preset Details For details on the Camera menu, see page 104. H Tools button The Tools menu opens when you select the button and press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander. The menu is used to carry out presentation, streaming, recording, annotation, etc.
Connect menu IP:192.168.0.11 5/11/2008 13:00 Previous Enter Number/Address Select from Phone Book Connect Select from History For details, see “Calling a Remote Party by Using the Connect Menu” on page 80. L Detailed Dial button The Detailed Dial menu opens when you select the Detailed Dial button and press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander.
P Dial button To call a remote party whose number or address has been entered in the number input box, select this button, then press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander. Q One-touch dial buttons The submenu is displayed when you select a thumbnail for a remote party you want to call and press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander.
7 Warning messages If a malfunction occurs on the unit, warnings, instructions, and messages are displayed. Operation Using the Menu The basic operation through the menu is explained taking manual brightness adjustment in the Camera menu as an example. Buttons used for menu operations PRESENTATION LAYOUT VIDEO INPUT CAMERA...
Display the Home menu. IP:XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX Ready 5/11/2008 13:00 Home Camera Connect Dial Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Camera”, then press the ENTER button. The Camera menu appears. 5/11/2008 13:00 Previous Adjustments Brightness Camera Preset...
The menu goes to Manual Adjustment mode. 5/11/2008 13:00 Adjustments > Brightness Manual Adjustment Previous Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the brightness adjustment bar, then press the ENTER button. 5/11/2008 13:00 Adjustments >...
Entering Characters Using the Remote Commander This section explains how to enter the letters, numbers or symbols in the text box in the menu using the Remote Commander. PRESENTATION F1 button F2 button LAYOUT VIDEO INPUT CAMERA F3 button VOLUME ZOOM b button ENTER...
Note When “Internet Protocol” is set to “IPv6” in the Administrator setup menu, you can enter colons (:). To delete a character Press the BACK SPACE button. The last entered character is deleted. To delete all the characters entered Press the F3 button. Entering Characters Using the On-Screen Keyboard This section explains how to enter the letters or numbers in the text box in the menu using the on-screen keyboard displayed on the monitor screen.
Back Space Previous Alpha PQRS WXYZ Symbol a b c Space Cancel Repeat step 2 to enter all the letters or numbers. After the input is complete, select “End”, then press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander. To enter a symbol Select “Symbol”...
Chapter 2: Registration and Setup for System Administrators This chapter describes the registration and settings to be carried out by the system administrator. The chapter is intended to be read by the system administrator. Registering Local Information Before connecting, set up the local system using the Setup menus. This section describes how to display the Setup menus and gives a introduction to the menus.
Use the V, v, B or b button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander. The Setup menu appears on the monitor screen. Menus available from a setup menu The Setup menus are grouped into the following depending on the setting items.
For details on the Web Control Function, see “Web Control Function” on page 142. Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the menu button you want to set, then press the ENTER or b button. The selected setup menu appears.
To return to the left column Press the B button or RETURN button on the Remote Commander. Registering Local Information...
Line Interface Setup Menu Answer Setup Menu The Line Interface setup menu is used to The Answer setup menu is used to set up call select the line interface you use for reception. connection with a remote party. Answer Answer Line I/F Line I/F Auto Answer...
Individual Settings for Transmission/ 1/3: Use 1/3 of the total bandwidth for H.239 Reception (Web Control Function presentation data transmissions. only) Screen Size Allows you to select whether to configure Allows you to select the screen size of the the IP settings for transmission and picture to be transmitted or received.
transmitted and received, transmission and Audio Setup Menu reception will be at a maximum of 60 frames per second. The Audio setup menu is used to set various audio items. Communication SIP: Mode Audio1 Communication Bit Rate Basic Setup1 Allows you to select the communication bit Input Select (MIC) rate per point Allows you to select the microphone and/or...
Default + 50ms: Selects the default delay Wide and Clear: Select this for a wider plus 50ms. pickup range than “Balance”. The Default + 100ms: Selects the default delay quality of the picked up sound will be plus 100ms. clearer. Custom: Uses the Audio Input Delay you Manual: Select this to specify “Mic Noise set.
Ringer Tone 50 Hz: VIDEO INPUT button (once) then Number button 2 (three times) Allows you to select the volume of a ring The “Frequency” setting is changed, and the tone when you receive a call from among unit shuts down. Press the (power) switch “Loud”, “Medium”...
Network Mask Fixed IP for PPPoE Enter the network mask. Select whether to make a PPPoE connection using a fixed IP address. Gateway Address Off: Does not use a fixed IP address for a Enter the default gateway address. PPPoE connection. On: Uses a fixed IP address for a PPPoE Primary DNS connection.
SNMP (Web Gatekeeper Control Function only) Gatekeeper Mode SNMP Mode Allows you to select whether to use the gatekeeper to control access to a LAN. Allows you to select whether the Simple Using the gatekeeper allows you to dial Network Management Protocol (SNMP) using the user name or user number as well agent is enabled.
FEC Redundancy QoS1 Basic Setup Allows you to set redundancy of the packet used for the Forward Error Correction Adaptive Rate Control (ARC) (FEC). Allows you to select whether to always You can select from among “8”, “4”, “2” and optimize the LAN bandwidth.
High Reliability TOS Setup Menu Allows you to select whether to specify the High Reliability bit of the TOS field. On: Specifies the High Reliability bit of the TOS field. Off: Does not specify the High Reliability TOS Data Type bit of the TOS field.
Registered User Name General Setup Menu Enter the user name for the terminal to be registered to the SIP server (up to 39 characters). General1 Device Setup Password Terminal Name Set the password for the terminal to be Input the local terminal name transmitted to registered to the SIP server (up to 39 a remote party (up to 30 characters).
Norwegian, Turkish, Welsh, Czech and Display Time in Communication Hungarian. Off: Displays neither the elapsed nor current time during communication. Time Display: Displays the elapsed time General2 Clock Set during communication. Current Time: Displays the current time during communication. Allows you to select whether to obtain clock information from the server with NTP.
General4 Function Keys in Allows you to select the video input Communication switched by pressing the F4 button on the Remote Commander. You can select from Allows you to switch the picture with one among “Camera”, “HDMI- “Far/Near”, press of a button on the Remote IN(PC)”, and “No Operation”.
Terminal Status Direct Dial On: Displays the local terminal status in the Off: Does not display “Dial” and the text Home menu. box for direct dialing. Off: Does not display the local terminal On: Displays “Dial” and the text box for status.
• Make sure to write down the Administrator Password. If you should forget the Note Administrator Password, consult your Sony If a password is not enabled, anyone will be dealer. In this case, the memory of the unit is able to access the system using the respective initialized before repair, and the data in the user name.
Administrator2 Streaming/ Enter a number from 0 to 255 as the HOP for Recording streaming broadcasts. Streaming Administrator3 Select whether to enable the streaming Access Permit broadcast. Enabled: Permits the streaming broadcast. Note Disabled: Does not permit the streaming Depending on the operating environment, broadcast of a videoconference.
SSH Access When the AMX system is connected to the unit via serial connection, AMX Device Allows you to select whether to permit Discovery information is output via that access to the unit via SSH (Secure Shell). serial connection. Enabled: Permits access via SSH. AMX systems are external control devices Disabled: Prohibits access via SSH that can be used to control the unit.
Note [Administrator7] Setup Password1 When loading Phone Book data, make sure that Admin: Set1 (Web Control Function the version of the system from which the data only) was originally saved is the same as the version Allows you to select whether to require of the local system.
Disabled: Does not require the password Home Menu when saving the Audio setup settings. Enabled: Requires “Save Settings Password” when saving the Home Menu Video setup settings. Enabled: Requires “Save Settings Disabled: Does not require the password Password” when saving the Video setup when saving the Home Menu setup settings.
The encryption function allows you to hold SPB Server Password a strictly confidential connection. Enter the password for the server managing the Shared Phone Book. For details on an encrypted connection, see Chapter 5. Encryption Encryption Encryption Mode Select whether you use the encryption feature.
Displaying the Machine Status The Machine Status menu allows display of the versions, communication mode, line connection quality, etc. of the unit and the connected equipment. Displaying the Machine Status Menu Press the TOOLS button on the Remote Commander or use the V, v, B or b button to select “Tools”, then press the ENTER button.
Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the information to be displayed, then press the ENTER button. The selected display appears. Displaying the Machine Status...
Gatekeeper Requested, Gatekeeper Machine Information Confirmed, Gatekeeper Reject, Registration Requested, Registration Confirmed, The Machine Information menu shows the Registration Failed, Registration Rejected, versions of the unit and the connected Registration Timeout, Unregistration equipment for exclusive use, installed Requested and Unregistration Confirmed. software versions, etc.
Number of received packets depending on the status of the system on the remote site. Displays by category (audio, video and H.239 (presentation)) the number of packets Frame Rate received during communication. Displays the maximum frame rate of motion pictures. Network Routing Check Rate Displays in real time the number of...
Restrictions on the Use of IPv6 The functions of the unit are restricted as follows when using the IPv6 Internet Protocol. Unusable functions with IPv6 • SNMP Mode • NTP • Shared Phone Book • TOS • Network Routing Check •...
Setting Up the Network Configurations This section describes how to set up the network configurations for use with various networks. For details on the LAN setup menu, see “LAN Setup Menu” (page 49). For details on configurations, consult with the system administrator. LAN Connection via DHCP Configuration example LAN (A)
Enter a name in “Host Name” under the Basic Setup page in the LAN setup menu, and enter the appropriate values for “IP Address”, “Network Mask”, and “Gateway Address”. Setup Basic Setup Sony LAN1 Host Name DHCP Mode IP Address 192.100.
Enter a name in “Host Name” under the Basic Setup page in the LAN setup menu, and enter the appropriate values for “IP Address”, “Network Mask”, and “Gateway Address”. Setup Basic Setup Sony LAN1 Host Name DHCP Mode IP Address 192.100.
Enter a name in “Host Name” under the Basic Setup page in the LAN setup menu, and enter the appropriate values for “IP Address”, “Network Mask”, and “Gateway Address”. Setup Basic Setup Sony LAN1 Host Name DHCP Mode IP Address 192.100.
IP:192.168.0.11 5/11/2008 13:00 Setup NAT Setup LAN3 NAT Mode WAN IP Address 210. 10. 10. 1 Save Cancel The setting has been configured properly if the correct WAN IP address appears in the Home menu. To display the NAT address in the Home menu, you must set “Number Display”...
Enter a name in “Host Name” under the Basic Setup page in the LAN setup menu, and enter the appropriate values for “IP Address”, “Network Mask”, and “Gateway Address”. Setup Basic Setup Sony LAN1 Host Name DHCP Mode 192.100. 10. 10...
PPPoE user name and PPPoE password given to you by the provider. Setup PPPoE LAN2 PPPoE User Alias Sony@aaa.ne.jp Password abcdefg Fixed IP for PPPoE Fixed IP Address for PPPoE 210. 10. 10. 10 Obtain automatically Primary DNS...
Before connecting a remote system, you can check the network routing to assure smooth connection with the system. For the network routing check, knowledge of network is required. Consult your network administrator or Sony dealer. If you have any questions about the checked result, consult your network administrator or Sony dealer.
None Software Option 8 None Save For details optional software keys, consult your Sony dealer. Notes • You can register up to eight optional software. • Optional software keys cannot be deleted after they are recognized by the system. • Optional software installation will be retained, even after updating the system software version.
In addition, the entered optional software key will be displayed as asterisks (*) when it is recognized. For details optional software keys, consult your Sony dealer. Notes • You can register up to eight optional software.
Chapter 3: Basic Connection This chapter describes how to connect to a remote party after the administrator has completed various registrations and settings for the system. The chapter explains point-to-point communications via LAN or SIP connections. For use of optional equipment, see Chapter 4. To conduct an encrypted communication, see Chapter 5.
(power) switch The POWER indicator lights when the unit turns on. The Home menu appears on the monitor screen and the picture shot by the local camera also appears. Note After the power is turned on, the camera moves automatically for trial operation. Be careful not to catch your finger.
IP:192.168.0.11 5/11/2008 13:00 Previous Enter Number/Address Select from Phone Book Connect Select from History Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select how to call a remote party, then press the ENTER button. The menu screen will change according to the item you select. Enter Number/Address: The Detailed Dial menu appears on the screen.
Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Line I/F” in the Home menu, then press the ENTER button. Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the line interface to be used, then press the ENTER button.
Calling a Remote Party Using the One-Touch Dial Buttons When “One-Touch Dial” is set to “On” in the Home Menu setup menu, the one-touch dial buttons are displayed in the Home menu, allowing you to use the one-touch dial function. For registration of the one-touch dial buttons, see “Registering a Remote Party –...
Calling a Remote Party by Selecting Them in the History List Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “History” in the Home menu, then press the ENTER button. Or select “Connect” in the Home menu with the V, v, B or b button and the ENTER button to display the Connect menu, then select “Select from History”.
Connected.” appears on the screen and the picture on the remote site is displayed. Now you can start communication with the remote party. To cancel dialing before connecting with the remote party While “Dialing” is displayed on the monitor screen, press the DISCONNECT ) button or the ENTER button on the Remote Commander.
Phone Book Default Group Home Room 101 IP 126.96.36.199 Cancel New Entry Connect Group Edit Edit Copy Delete History Detailed Dial The system begins dialing the selected party. “Dialing” appears on the monitor screen. When the system connects to the system on the remote site, the message “Session Connected.”...
Press the CONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander. Or press the ENTER button to display the submenu, select “Connect” with the V, v, B or b button, and press the ENTER button. Note If the auto dialing feature of the Private Phone Book is activated, the system begins dialing when the USB storage device is inserted.
Notes • When “Internet Protocol” is set to “IPv4” in the Administrator setup menu, you can enter a dot (.) with the b or DOT button. • When “Internet Protocol” is set to “IPv6” in the Administrator setup menu, you can enter a colon (:) with the b or DOT button. •...
Receiving a Call from a Remote Party Operations for answering a call differ depending on the setting of the answer mode. Note The unit is set to manual answer mode under factory default settings. Answering Calls (Manual/Auto Answer Mode) Manual answer mode When there is an incoming call, the unit rings.
When you do not want to answer the call Press V, v, B or b to select “Cancel”, then press the ENTER button. Ringing stops, and the connection is canceled. To answer a call in auto answer mode When you receive a call, the unit rings and the message “Answering...” appears on the monitor screen.
Ending the Connection Press the DISCONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander. The message “Disconnect?” appears on the monitor screen. Press the DISCONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander again, or press the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “OK”, then press the ENTER button.
Registering a Remote Party – Phone Book You can register the telephone number or IP address of a remote party in the Phone Book, allowing you to dial the party very easily. Up to 1000 remote parties can be registered in the Phone Book. You can also store a still image such as a participant’s portrait in the index list.
Phone Book Index Group Select None Specified One-Touch Dial None Specified Dial to: Specified Line I/F Communication 1Mbps Bit Rate More Options Save Cancel Set the items in the List Edit menu. Use the V, v, B or b button and the ENTER button on the Remote Commander to select the setup item.
One-Touch Dial Specified Select whether to display the one-touch dial buttons in the Home menu. Assign the F1, F2, F3 or F4 function button on the Remote Commander to each one-touch dial button. Line I/F Select the line interface you are using to connect to a remote party. Select from IP and SIP.
Editing the Contents of the Phone Book You can edit the telephone number, IP address, name or setting registered in the Phone Book. Open the Phone Book. Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the remote party to be modified, then press the ENTER button.
Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the remote party to be deleted from the Phone Book, then press the ENTER button. The submenu appears. Press the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Delete”, then press the ENTER button.
Phone Book > Group Edit New Entry Previous Group Edit Cancel Enter the group name using the number buttons on the Remote Commander and the on-screen keyboard, then press the ENTER buttons. You can use the alphabetical letters, numbers and symbols. Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Save”, then press the ENTER button.
Phone Book > Group Edit New Entry TOKYO Cancel Edit Previous Delete Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Edit”, then press the ENTER button. The group name input menu appears. Modify the group name using the number buttons on the Remote Commander and the on-screen keyboard, then press the ENTER buttons.
Insert the USB storage device in the direction of the arrow with the mark facing upward. Note Do not connect small USB devices to the USB port on the front of the unit, as they may become impossible to remove. Connect small devices to the USB port on the rear of the unit.
The setting is registered and “AUTO” appears in the Private Phone Book. Using the Shared Phone Book Using the Shared Phone Book function enables multiple Sony Visual Communication Systems to access to a Phone Book located on a server. For detailed configuration, consult your network administrator.
Using the Shared Phone Book Check that “SPB Mode” is set to “On” in the Shared Phone Book setup menu, and enter appropriate values for “SPB Server Address” and “SPB Server Password”. Setup Shared Phone Book Shared Phone Book SPB Mode SPB Server Address SPB Server Password Save...
Adjusting the Sound Adjusting the Volume of the Received Sound You can adjust the volume of the sound to be received from a remote party. Press the VOLUME + button on the Remote Commander to increase the volume, VOLUME – button to decrease it. The volume level indicator appears on the monitor screen.
Turning Off the Sound on Answering – Mic on Answer Function You can turn off the sound to be sent to a remote party when you have answered a call from the remote party. If you set “Mic on Answer” to “Off” in the Answer setup menu, only the picture on the local party will be sent to the remote party when answering a call.
Adjusting the Camera You can adjust the image shot by the local camera that is sent to the remote party to obtain the desired angle and size. During communication you can also control the camera on the remote site to adjust the image shot by the remote camera.
Adjustments > Camera Angle Local Camera : First Camera Pan/tilt indicator Zoom indicator Adjust the camera angle so that the desired angle of view is obtained with the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander. The selected camera pans and tilts, then the adjusted picture will be displayed in the small window or in full screen.
5/11/2008 13:00 Camera Previous Adjustments Brightness Preset Details Select the camera to be adjusted. During communication pressing the F1 button on the Remote Commander switches between the camera on the local site and that on the remote site. Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Brightness”, then press the ENTER button.
Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to adjust the brightness of the screen. Pressing the b button increases the brightness, and pressing the B button decreases it. Using the Preset Function The settings for local or remote camera angle and zoom can be registered in the preset memory.
Adjustments > Preset Setting List Local Camera : First Camera New Entry Back to Home Use the V, v, B or b on the Remote Commander to select “New Entry”, then press the ENTER button. The Preset Save menu appears. Adjustments >...
Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Save”, then press the ENTER button. The angle and zoom settings are stored in the selected number, and the preset number is listed in the Preset Setting List. To move the camera to the preset position Press the CAMERA button on the Remote Commander, or press the V, v, B or b button to select “Camera”...
Digital Zoom Backlight White Balance Auto Focus Auto Focus Adjustment WDR(View-DR) Auto Shutter Speed To use the digital zoom function Set “Digital Zoom” to “On”. To use backlight compensation function When the subject is shot with a bright background, set “Backlight” to “On”. The backlight compensation is activated and you can obtain a bright picture.
Adjust the focus using the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander. To focus on a distant subject, press the b button. To focus on a near subject, press the B button. To use wide dynamic range (View-DR) Wide dynamic range (WDR) differentiates between the dark and light areas within a single captured scene, and brightens the dark areas while reducing flared highlights in the light areas.
Selecting the Input Picture and Sound You can switch the picture displayed on the monitor screen, and switch between the input picture and audio. Switching the Displayed Picture between the Local and Remote Pictures When the displayed picture on the monitor can be switched during communication, pressing the LAYOUT button on the Remote Commander displays the indication “F1: Switches the monitored picture between the remote and local sites.”...
To change the video input name displayed in the Video Input menu You can label the desired name for each video input on the Custom Input Label page in the Video setup menu. When you switch the video input in step 2 above, the name you set is displayed in the Video Input menu.
Switching the Picture Displayed on the Monitor Screen You can display the pictures on the local and remote sites on the monitor screen at the same time. This enables you to check how your own party is monitored on the remote site. Press the LAYOUT button on the Remote Commander.
Stop Broadcast: Return to original mode. To store the selected screen display pattern in the memory of the system, use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Save”, then press the ENTER button. The Layout menu disappears. To swap the location of the remote and local pictures When the displayed picture can be switched during communication, pressing the LAYOUT button on the Remote Commander displays the indication “F1:...
Capturing the Screen You can capture the image displayed on the screen by using “Screen Capture” in the Tools menu and display the captured image on the Phone Book. The captured image is stored on the USB storage device. To capture the local image Insert a USB storage device on which you want to save the captured image into the USB port on the unit.
To capture the remote image Display the image of the remote site you want to capture on the monitor screen during communication. For details on adjusting the remote camera, see “Adjusting the Camera” on page 104. Press the TOOLS button on the Remote Commander to display the Tools menu.
Chapter 4: Connection with Optional Equipment This chapter describes various connections for optional equipment, in addition to the components supplied with the unit. Using a Tools Menu Pressing the TOOLS button on the Remote Commander opens the Tools menu on the monitor screen. The Tools menu allows you to perform operations often used simply by selecting the item in the menu.
Streaming Pressing the ENTER button on the Remote Commander allows you to broadcast live stream of the visual communication, and people who do not participate in the communication can watch it over the Web. During broadcasting, the message “Executing” appears and the selectable menu item changes “Stop”.
Using the Computer Picture for Presentation You can transmit an HDMI picture input from a computer, etc. with the local picture simultaneously to a remote party. Connecting a Computer to HDMI IN (PC) HDMI cable (not supplied) to HDMI OUT Computer Note We recommend setting your computer's resolution to 1920×1080.
the presentation mode complying with H.239”. Using this function allows smooth reproduction of both camera and computer pictures. To start a presentation Press the TOOLS button on the Remote Commander to open the Tools menu. Press the b button on the Remote Commander and press the V, v, B or b button to select “Execute”...
Streaming a Communication By broadcasting a stream of a visual communication, people who cannot attend the communication can watch the proceedings over the Web using a computer. Before broadcasting a live stream, be sure to configure the live stream permission setting. For details on viewing a streamed communication, see Chapter 6.
To stop a streaming broadcast Selecting “Stop” for “Streaming” in the Tools menu and pressing the ENTER button stop the streaming broadcast. Note Even if the unit is turned off while the streaming broadcast is being executed, the streaming broadcast continues. Streaming a Communication...
Recording a Visual Communication The video and audio of a visual communication can be saved to a USB storage device in MPEG4 format. The saved data can then be viewed on a computer. Note Do not connect small USB devices to the USB port on the front of the unit, as they may become impossible to remove.
To stop recording Select “Stop” for “Recording” in the Tools menu, then press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander. The message “Stop recording?” appears. Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “OK”, then press the ENTER button.
* Wacom, the Wacom logo and Intuos are registered trademarks of Wacom Co., Ltd. For details on the CTL-480/S0 Intuos pen small and the CTH-480/S0 Intuos pen & touch small, consult with a Sony dealer. Notes • The communication using a pen tablet is only available for communication between the PCS-XG80/XG80S/XG55/XG55S/XA80/XA55/XL55/G60/G60D/G60DP/ XG100/XG77/XG100S/XG77S/XC1 Communication Systems.
Using the Annotation Function while in Communication To start annotation Start communication. Press the TOOLS button on the Remote Commander to open the Tools menu. Press the b button on the Remote Commander and press the V, v, B or b button to select “Execute”...
• “Transmitting Computer Picture” can be selected only when the computer picture is being transmitted from the local site. Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Annotation Mode” and press the ENTER button. Drawing: Allows you to write letters or graphics on the screen.
Operations during pointing You can point to any desired portion on the monitor screen with a pointer. You cannot write letters and graphics in pointing mode. Operations during drawing Operate using the function keys on the tablet and the buttons on the pen. Eraser Start Stop...
To obtain the drawing rights Normally, the drawing rights belong to the party who starts annotation. In the case that the remote party starts annotation, the Obtain Drawing Rights button appears and the indicator (Drawing executed by the remote party) on the monitor screen on the local site.
Using the Microphone To connect the microphone Connect the microphone to the MIC jack on the unit. Power is supplied to the microphone from the unit. to MIC Microphone (supplied) To use the connected microphone Notes on installation of the microphone (supplied) •...
Sending Video from External Equipment to a Remote Party The unit allows you to send the picture output from connected equipment, such as a camcorder, to a remote party. To connect the video equipment for input The unit is equipped with one video input. to HDMI IN (PC) HDMI cable (not supplied)
Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the external equipment connected to each video input on the unit, then press the ENTER button. The picture from the selected equipment is displayed. CAMERA: Video shot by the unit’s camera. HDMI-IN(PC): Video of the camera or video equipment connected to the HDMI IN (PC) connector.
Viewing the Picture from the Unit on a Monitor or Projector When the monitor or projector is connected to the unit, you can view the picture from the system. To connect a monitor or projector Monitor, projector, etc. to HDMI OUT to HDMI IN Monitor HDMI cable (supplied)
Controlling the Remote System with the Tone Signal – DTMF Transmission The unit enables you to control the remote system connected by transmitting the tone signal (DTMF: Dual Tone Multi Frequency) assigned to the numbers for dialing (0-9, Press the TONE ( ) button on the Remote Commander during communication.
Accessing the Unit The following controls are available to access the unit. For details on each control, consult your Sony dealer. Note Depending on the operating environment, unauthorized third parties on the network may be able to access the system. When allowing external access, be sure to configure all of the passwords on the Password page (page 57) of the Administrator setup menu.
Chapter 5: Encrypted Connection When a strictly confidential communication is required, the unit enables a connection with encrypted video and audio. A connection conducted using this feature is known as an encrypted connection. This chapter describes how to conduct an encrypted connection. The unit is equipped with standard encryption, which complies with the H.235 standardized by the ITU-T.
Preparing for an Encrypted Connection via LAN To start an encrypted connection, “Encryption Mode” must be set in the Encryption setup menu. Set “Encryption Mode” to “Connect Priority” or “Encrypt Priority” in the Encryption setup menu. IP:192.168.0.11 5/11/2008 13:00 Setup Encryption Connect Priority Encryption...
Encrypt Priority Connects only to remote parties with standard encrypted connection enabled. Connect with encryption Local system: Remote system: Standard encrypted connection available Standard encrypted connection available Do not connect Local system: Remote system: Standard encrypted connection available Standard encrypted connection unavailable Preparing for an Encrypted Connection via LAN...
Starting an Encrypted Connection You can start an encrypted connection by calling a remote party in the same manner as a daily connection. During an encrypted connection, the encryption icon, , is displayed. Note If there is no icon displayed, transmitted and received data are not encrypted. Confirm if an icon is displayed before starting a connection.
Error Messages Causes The standard encryption You are connected to the remote system via SIP videoconference with SIP connection. connection is not available. Starting an Encrypted Connection...
Chapter 6: Web Control Function This chapter describes the Web Control Functions used when operating the unit. The Web Control Function helps you control the unit, or change its setup configuration, using a Web browser installed on your PC, such as Internet Explorer.
Opening the Web Page Enter the IP address assigned to the unit in the address line of your browser. Example: For IPv4 addresses http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/ (“xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx” represents the IPv4 address.) Example: For IPv6 addresses http://[xxxx:xxxx:xxxx:xxxx:xxxx:xxxx:xxxx:xxxx]/ (“xxxx:xxxx:xxxx:xxxx:xxxx:xxxx:xxxx:xxxx” represents the IPv6 address.) Note When a proxy server in an external network segment has been set, the Gateway address in the unit LAN setup must also be set.
Identifying a User Once you reach the Web page, the following window will be displayed asking you to identify yourself as the user. Enter one of the following user names (see below) into the “User Name” box and the corresponding password into the “Password” box, then click the [OK] button.
[streaming] Enter the Streaming Broadcast Password of the terminal transmitting via streaming broadcast. You can receive and view the contents of the transmitted communication. [setting] Enter the Save Settings Password set in the Administrator setup menu. You can check and modify the settings in the “Phonebook” page or register new entries. You can also check the settings in the “Setup”...
Selecting a Menu By clicking a menu name on the left part of the page, you can display the corresponding menu page. Menu items [Home] Displays the “Home” menu to select the line I/F to connect to a remote party, enter the address of the remote party and dial.
How to Use [Home] Menu When you click [Home] on the left part of the page, the Home menu appears. You can also display the Home menu by entering the correct password on the name entry screen. To dial by entering a number 1 Select the line interface (IP or SIP).
How to Use [Download] Menu When you click [Download] on the left part of the page, the Download menu appears. Various log files can be shown. Select the log file you want to display, and click the [Download] button. You can check the log files in a separate window.
How to Use [Remote Commander] Menu When you click [Remote Commander] on the left part of the screen, the Remote Commander image appears. Click the various buttons on the Remote Commander image to perform operations identical to those on the supplied Remote Commander, such as controlling the camera, dialing phone numbers, etc.
Selecting a Tool By clicking the tools button on the top part of the page, you can jump to the corresponding tools page. [Connect/Disconnect] Calls a remote party using direct dialing and ends a communication. [Phonebook] Displays the dial list of the Phonebook. Connects from the Phonebook.
• The KIOSK Mode setting can only be configured when the Web Control Function is accessed using the Administrator Password. • For detailed information on the KIOSK Mode setting, consult your Sony dealer. 1 Click [Setup] at the top of the screen.
How to Use [Version Up] Page When you click [Setup] on the top part of the page, [Version Up] appears on the lower left of the page. Clicking [Version Up] displays the [Version Up] page. Version Up Click [Reference] and select the software you want to upgrade, then click the [Upload] button.
How to Use [Streaming] Page 1 On the user name entry screen, enter “streaming” in the [User Name] box and the Streaming Password of the terminal transmitting via streaming broadcast in the [Password] box. 2 Click the [Streaming] button to start QuickTime and start watching a communication.
How to Use [Monitor] Page When you click [Monitor] of the tools buttons, the [Monitor] page opens. You can monitor the picture on the unit. Note When “Web Monitor” is set to “Off” on the Access Permit page of the Administrator setup menu, or while the encrypted connection is made, you cannot use the [Monitor] page.
(power) switch Note Turns on/off the system. We recommend using Sony HDMI cables. c HDMI OUT connector c POWER indicator Connect to the HDMI input of an Lights when the power switch is set to optional TV monitor, etc.
a Tripod screw hole (1/4-20UNC) (USB) port Insert a USB storage device (not When you use a tripod screw, use this supplied) here. screw hole to fix it. b Mounting screw hole (M3) Note Use this port when connecting small USB Use this hole to secure a bracket, etc.
c LAYOUT button RF Remote Commander Displays the Layout menu to select the (Supplied) screen display pattern. d VOLUME +/– buttons Adjust the volume of the sound received from a remote party. +: to increase the volume PRESENTATION –: to decrease the volume e Arrow buttons (V/v/B/b) LAYOUT VIDEO INPUT CAMERA...
W: to reduce the picture o TOOLS button Displays the Tools menu. p DISCONNECT ( ) button Used to disconnect a remote party in communication. q BACK SPACE button Deletes the letter entered last. r MIC ON/OFF button Turns off the local sound to be sent to a remote party.
Indicators The following icons appear on the monitor depending on the functions being used. Indicator Name Description Near camera Local camera being controlled control NEAR Far camera Remote camera being controlled control Mic off Local microphone is turned off in (Near) communication or not in NEAR...
Indicator Name Description Preset load Recalling the preset camera settings (1-6) – Presentation Presentation Executing (transmitting) (transmitting the presentation data to a remote party) Presentation Receiving the presentation data (receiving) from a remote party Streaming Stream broadcast in progress Recording Recording in progress Tablet Pen tablet connected...
On-Screen Messages Check the following if a message appears on the TV monitor when operating the unit. Message Cannot complete connection. (The following code and message appear.) Unknown network error: Try again later. Number does not exist: Check the number and try again. Network congestion: Try again later.
Message Dialing your own number is invalid. GateKeeper error. PPPoE server admission has failed. Check the PPPoE User Name and Password are entered correctly. Now obtaining an IP address via DHCP. Configure the DNS address or use the IP address to dial. Check the user name or user number for dialing is correct.
Troubleshooting If the unit does not function correctly, check the following. Symptom Cause Solution The power of the The power switch is not set to on. Press the power switch to turn on the system is not turned power of the system (page 22). The batteries in the Remote Replace the batteries with new ones Commander are low or dead.
Symptom Cause Solution No connection. The registered items in the Phone Register the party correctly referring Book are not correct. to “Registering a Remote Party – Phone Book” (page 92). Some of the system settings are not Set the system settings correctly correct.
Symptom Cause Solution No connection. There is some problem with the Try to dial the number of another remote terminal. terminal. A message appears on the screen. See “On-Screen Messages” (page 161). Still pictures or the The USB storage device has Use another USB storage device.
Network Specifications Multiplexing Video, audio, data Frame format H.225 (compliant with ITU-T PCS-XC1 HD Visual Recommendation) Communication System Interface LAN (standard), 64 Kbps to 4 Mbps This unit is compliant with ITU-T LAN protocol supported Recommendation H.323. HTTP Telnet RTP/RTCP Motion picture TCP/UDP Operating bandwidth...
Dimensions MPEG LA is offering licenses for (i) manufacturing/sales of any storage media storing MPEG-4 Visual video information Front (ii) distribution/broadcasting of MPEG-4 Visual video information in any manner (such as online video distribution service, internet broadcasting, TV broadcasting). Other usage of this product may be required to obtain license from MPEG LA.
Setting the range of UP/DOWN Pin Assignments movement 1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/ 10BASE-T jack +25° ±0° – 25° Modular jack 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX 1000BASE-T TP0+ TD– TP0– TP1+ — TP2+ — TP2– RD– TP1– — TP3+ — TP3– Pan/Tilt Range Setting the range of LEFT/RIGHT movement CENTER (±0°) –...
List of Port Numbers Used on the PCS-XC1 Under default settings Signal Port number Type 1719 Gatekeeper Discovery 188.8.131.52:1718 UDP Multicast Q.931 (dial) 2253-2269 Q.931 (answer) 1720 H.245 2253-2269 Audio RTP 49152-49159 Audio RTCP 49152-49159 Video RTP 49152-49159 Video RTCP 49152-49159 FECC RTP 49152-49159...
Remove the POCKET BIT before performing such operations. • We recommend creating backups of important data. SONY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMPENSATION OR REIMBURSEMENT FOR LOSS OF...
Frame rate Glossary The number of frames which can be encoded/decoded in one second. G.711 An abbreviation for Adaptive Rate Control. Audio encoding/decoding format Technology which automatically lowers a recommended by the ITU-T. A phone video streaming bitrate against network bandwidth audio signal is converted to a congestion.
H.263 format. The H.264 terminals. This enables the monitoring of format is also called as MPEG4 Advanced Sony Communication Systems. Video Coding (AVC). SPID H.323 An abbreviation for Service Profile ID.
Menu Configuration The menus of the unit are configured as described below. For detailed information, see pages in parentheses. The initial settings of each item are bolded. Menus and options marked with an asterisk (*) appear only on the Web Control Function.
Annotation General Home Menu Administrator Encryption Shared Phone Book History Dial, Answer, Missed Call (page 84) Phone Book “Phone Book” Detailed Dial “Detailed Dial” Phone Book/ Phone Book List Private Phone New Entry Index, Group Select, Dial to:, Auto Dial, Image, Book One-Touch Dial Specified, Line I/F,Communication (page 92)
Communication Individual Settings for Off, On (page 45) (Communication1) Transmission/Reception IP:Mode Communication Bit Rate 128Kbps, 384Kbps, (Communication2) 512Kbps, 768Kbps, 1Mbps, 2Mbps, 3Mbps, 4Mbps, Other Audio Mode G.711, G.722, G.728, MPEG4 H.239 Ratio 2/3, 1/2, 1/3 IP:Mode Screen Size 1080 , 720, W4CIF, (Communication3) W432P, WCIF, 4CIF, CIF, QCIF, AUTO...
Basic Setup Host Name (page 49) (LAN) DHCP Mode Auto, Off Prefix Length IP Address Network Mask Gateway Address Primary DNS Secondary DNS LAN Mode Auto, 1000Mbps, 100Mbps Full Duplex, 100Mbps Half Duplex, 10Mbps Full Duplex, 10Mbps Half Duplex PPPoE PPPoE Off, On (LAN)
Basic Setup Adaptive Rate Control (ARC) On, Off (page 51) (QoS1) Auto Bandwidth Detection On, Off TCP Port Number UDP Port Number Packet Resend Request(ARQ) On, Off ARQ Buffering Time 300ms, 150ms, 80ms, Auto, Custom Forward Error Correction(FEC) On, Off FEC Redundancy 8, 4, 2, Auto Audio Duplex Transmission...
General Device Setup Terminal Name (page 54) (General1) Standby Mode On, Off Standby Time 1-99 minutes Last Number Registration Off, On Control by Far End On, Off Language Japanese, English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Simplified Chinese, Portuguese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Russian, Arabic, Thai, Norwegian, Turkish, Welsh, Czech, Hungarian...
Home Menu Home Menu1 Clock Display On, Off (page 56) (Home Menu1) Local Terminal Name On, Off Number Display IP:Address, SIP:User Name, SIP:Address, GK:User Alias, GK:User Number, NAT:Address, No Display Terminal Status On, Off Warning Messages On, Off Home Menu2 Connect Button Display Simple, Individual, Off (Home Menu2) Phone Book Button...
Administrator Password Administrator Password (page 57) (Administrator1) Phone Book Modification Password Save Settings Password Remote Access Password Streaming Broadcast Password Streaming/Recording Streaming Enabled, Disabled (Administrator2) Recording Enabled, Disabled Video 512Kbps, 1Mbps Multicast Address Audio Port Number Video Port Number Access Permit Web Monitor On, Off (Administrator3)
Index Access Permit 59 Camera 62 Adaptive Rate Control (ARC) 52 Camera Button 57 Adjustments (cameras) 104 Camera button 30 Administrator 62 Camera Control 67 Administrator Password 58 Camera menu 31 Administrator setup menu 57 Cameras 104 AMX Device Discovery 60 Check Code 67 Annotation 8, 54, 62, 119, 126, 155 Clear Phone Book 61...
Dial button 34 Guide 55 Dial setup menu 45 Dial Tone 48 Digital zoom 110 Direct Dial 57, 81, 150 H.239 Ratio 46 Disconnecting 91 H.245 51 Display Indicator 55 H.460 51, 73 Display On-Screen Keyboard 55 H239 67 Display Terminal Name 55 High Reliability 53 Display Time in Communication 55 High Throughput 53...
LAN connection with H.460 firewall traversal NAT Mode 50 NAT Setup 50 LAN connections 12, 17 Network Mask 50 LAN Line Status 67 Network Routing Check 67, 76 LAN Mode 50 New Entry 92 LAN Mode (LAN) 66 NTP 55 LAN Prefix 45 Number Display 56 LAN setup menu 49...
USB storage 9, 98, 116, 124, 159, 172 Use History 60 Used Port Number 51 User Alias 50, 51 User Number 51 Video 59, 62 Video Frame 46, 47 Video Input 49, 66 Video Input Display 57 Video Mode 46, 47, 66 Video Output 66 Video Port Number 59 Video setup menu 49...