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Yamaha YVC-1000 User Manual

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YVC-1000
Unified Communications
Microphone & Speaker System
User's Manual

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    YVC-1000 Unified Communications Microphone & Speaker System User's Manual...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction How to use the application Introduction ............2 Using the YVC-1000 Configurator ....34 Available functions ..........2 Downloading ........... 34 About this manual ..........3 Basic usage ............. 35 Controls and functions ........4 Changing the setting of the audio input terminals ........ 36 Control Unit (YVC-CTU1000) ......4...

  • Page 3: Introduction

    • Specifications of the product and contents of this manual are subject to change without notice. • Yamaha is not liable for any loss or damage to data resulting from use of the product. Please note that the warranty covers repair of the product only.

  • Page 4: About This Manual

    Google Inc. ® • Bluetooth is a registered trademark of the Bluetooth SIG and is used by Yamaha in accordance with a license agreement. • NFC logo (N-Mark) is a trademark or registered trademark of NFC Forum, Inc.

  • Page 5: Controls And Functions

    Controls and functions Control Unit (YVC-CTU1000) ■ Power button/indicator ( Tuning fork button/indicator ( Press to turn the product on. Press and hold the power It lights up or flashes orange if there is a problem. If a button for two or more seconds to enter standby mode. problem is indicated, press the tuning fork button ( to activate the voice guidance about the detected problem.

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    ■ Indicator status for each button The status of the product is indicated by the indicator color and the light up/flash mode for each button. Button type Button status Status of the product Power button ( Not lit Power-off (the power cable is not plugged into the (page 4: 1) outlet) Lit (Red)

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    ■ Level indicator (page 4: 3) The level indicator shows the input level of an incoming voice, speaker volume, or speaker output settings. Level indicator The table below shows indicator patterns viewed from this side. Status Description Indication example ( : ON, : OFF) Normal...

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    Used to connect to the audio output terminals of a video microphone cable. conference system. External microphones can also be connected to the product by configuring a setting using the "YVC-1000 Configurator" application. (→ page 25) ■ Bottom Name plate Provides the following information.

  • Page 9: Microphone (yvc-mic1000)

    Microphone (YVC-MIC1000) ■ Microphone mute button ( Press to temporarily turn off (mute) the microphone. To cancel the mute function, press it again. Microphone status indicator Lights up green when the microphone is active. Lights up red when the microphone is set to mute. When the microphone is active, this indicator lights up brightly if sounds are input.

  • Page 10: Setting Up For Use

    Setting up for use Installation Place the product in a location you will actually use it in, for example, a conference room. ■ Notes on installation • Place the microphone at least 1 m (3.3 ft) away from the Control Unit. If the Control Unit is too close to the microphone, it may cause an echo phenomenon on the other side.

  • Page 11: Connecting The Microphone And Power Cables

    Connecting the microphone and power cables Connect the microphone and power cables supplied with the product. Power button Match the Plug into an color of the outlet labels. Notes Connect the microphone to the Control Unit using the microphone • When connecting the microphone cable, be sure to match the color of the labels on the microphone cable cable supplied with the product.

  • Page 12: Setup

    Setup Set the product up to make best use of it. ■ Turning the power on Press the power button ( ) of the product to turn the power on. When the power is turned on, all the buttons light up green. ■...

  • Page 13: Connecting To Communication Equipment

    Connecting to communication equipment This section describes how to connect each communication device. After connecting them, check whether or not sounds are output normally. Connecting to a PC using the USB cable ■ Before connecting, check the following. Prepare the USB cable supplied with the product. The following system environment is required in the PC to be connected to the product.

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    When the power is turned on, all the buttons light up green. If it is not set to the default device, click "Yamaha YVC-1000", and click "Set Default". Display the control panel. • In Windows 7, click "Start" - "Control Panel".

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    Check that "Yamaha YVC-1000" in the Microphone field is set to the default device. If it is not set to the default device, click "Yamaha YVC-1000", and click "Set Default". Check Normally, when a connection is made, "Yamaha YVC- 1000" is automatically set to the default device.

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    Click "Hardware and Sound" - "Sound". The "Sound" window appears. Click the "Recording" tab. In the "Microphone" field, adjust the microphone sensitivity. Click Adjust Select "Yamaha YVC-1000" in the Microphone field, and click "Properties". The "Microphone Properties" window appears. Click Click...

  • Page 17: Connecting To A Mac Using The Usb Cable

    Connecting to a Mac using the USB cable ■ Before connecting, check the following. Prepare the USB cable supplied with the product. The following system environment is required in the Mac to be connected to the product. • OS: Mac OS X 10.9, Mac OS X 10.8 •...

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    "Select a device for sound output:" field. When the power is turned on, all the buttons light up green. If "Yamaha YVC-1000" is not selected, click on it. Click on the upper left of the Mac screen, and click "System Preferences".

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    ■ Adjusting the microphone sensitivity Sound may crack or become faint on the other side depending on your environment. In this case, adjust the microphone sensitivity. Note The items and other options shown in the setting window vary depending on your Mac environment. From on the upper left of the Mac screen, select "System Preferences"...

  • Page 20: Connecting To A Smartphone Or Tablet Via Bluetooth

    • Yamaha does not ensure all Bluetooth connections between the product and smartphones. • The product is displayed as "YVC-1000 Yamaha" on the display of the smartphone. • Only one smartphone can be connected to the product using Bluetooth.

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    ■ Making a Bluetooth connection with the paired smartphone A Bluetooth connection is made simultaneously with pairing depending on smartphones. In such a case, this procedure is not required. Press the power button ( ) to turn Bluetooth button the product on. Power button When the power is turned on, all the buttons light up green.

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    ■ Pairing and Bluetooth connection using the NFC function (for NFC-compatible model) If the smartphone satisfies the following conditions (hereinafter, referred to as an "NFC-compatible model"), pairing and Bluetooth connection operations can be performed easily. • NFC-compatible Android devices, versions 4.1, 4.2, 4.3 and 4.4 Before starting this procedure, turn the NFC function on in the smartphone.

  • Page 23: Connecting To A Video Conference System Using Audio Cables

    Connecting to a video conference system using audio cables ■ Before connecting, check the following. Prepare two audio cables (stereo RCA pin plug) for input and output. The video conference system may provide different shapes of audio input and output terminals depending on the model. Use audio cables with the plug shapes that match the shapes of the audio input and output terminals for you video conference system.

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    • The device to be connected to the audio input terminals is set to the video conference system in the factory settings. • The settings configured with "YVC-1000 Configurator" are saved in the product, therefore it is not necessary to keep the PC or Mac connected after the settings have been completed.

  • Page 25: Using Convenient Functions

    Using Convenient Functions This section describes convenient functions provided by the product. Using the optional microphone (YVC-MIC1000EX) Up to five microphones, including the supplied microphone and optional microphone (YVC-MIC1000EX), can be connected to the product. When using the product in a layout or a multi-participant conference that cannot be covered by only one microphone, use multiple microphones to extend the area where sounds can be picked up.

  • Page 26: Using External Microphones

    Setting with "YVC-1000 Configurator" When using an external microphone, connect the product to a PC or a Mac on which the "YVC-1000 Configurator" application has been downloaded, to enable the external microphone. Also, adjust the volume or tone to suit the type of external microphone you are using, or your environment.

  • Page 27: Using External Speakers

    Using external speakers Up to two speakers with built-in amplifiers can be connected to the product as external speakers. When using the product in a layout or a multi-participant conference that cannot be covered by only the built-in speaker, use external speakers to extend the area where playback sounds can be heard.

  • Page 28: Using The Automatic Audio Tuning Function

    - A microphone cable has been unplugged. If "MODE" is set to "PA MICROPHONE" using - When only external speakers are enabled, no sound is "YVC-1000 Configurator", the latency compensation of output from them. external speakers will not be enabled.

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    ■ When automatic audio tuning has ended abnormally (problem detection) When automatic audio tuning has ended abnormally (problem detection), the tuning fork button ( ) flashes orange at high speed. Check the detected problems using the voice guidance, and take the appropriate action, referring to "Warning guidance list"...

  • Page 30: Changing Voice Guidance Settings

    Changing voice guidance settings Notify results of operations such as a Bluetooth connection, problems in acoustic conditions, or the automatic audio tuning procedure using the voice guidance. The voice guidance can be enabled or disabled, and its language can be switched as necessary. The voice guidance language is set to English in the factory settings.

  • Page 31: Selecting A Speaker

    Selecting a speaker Select whether to output incoming sound through only the built-in speaker, only external speakers, or both the built-in speaker and external speakers. Volume + and - buttons Level indicator The table below shows indicator patterns viewed from this side. Hold down the volume + and - buttons ( ) for 2 seconds or more at the same time.

  • Page 32: Adjusting The Speaker Volume

    Adjusting the speaker volume Muting the microphone When external speakers are not connected or only the Temporarily stop the microphone so that the other party built-in speaker is enabled, press the volume + and - does not hear a voice in this side. buttons ( ) to adjust the volume.

  • Page 33: Enabling Or Disabling The Bluetooth Function

    Enabling or disabling the Bluetooth function When not using a Bluetooth connection, you can disable the Bluetooth function. To use a Bluetooth connection again, enable the Bluetooth function. ■ ■ Disabling the Bluetooth function Enabling the Bluetooth function When the power is on (the power When the power is on (the power button ( ) lights up green), press...

  • Page 34: Returning To The Factory Settings

    Returning to the factory settings Return the settings of the product to the factory settings. When the power is on (the power When various settings are reset to button ( ) lights up green), press their factory defaults, you will be and hold the power button ( ) for 2 notified by English voice guidance.

  • Page 35: Using The Yvc-1000 Configurator

    Using the "YVC-1000 Configurator" application allows you to configure various settings for the input and output terminals that cannot be carried out using buttons on the product. This manual provides a description based on the "YVC-1000 Configurator" screens and the operations on the PC. Downloading ■...

  • Page 36: Basic Usage

    Basic usage Exit "YVC-1000 Configurator". • For PCs, click the button in the upper right This section describes the basic usage of "YVC-1000 of the "YVC-1000 Configurator" window. Configurator". • For Macs, click the button in the upper left of the "YVC-1000 Configurator"...

  • Page 37: Changing The Setting Of The Audio Input Terminals

    When an external microphone is Changing the setting of the audio connected: input terminals In the "YVC-1000 Configurator" Change the setting depending on the device connected window, select the "AUDIO IN" tab. to the audio input terminals. The setting can be configured for both the L and R terminals.

  • Page 38: Changing The Setting Of The Audio Output Terminals

    Sound may crack or become faint on the other side depending on your environment. In this case, adjust the audio output volume. In the "YVC-1000 Configurator" window, select the "AUDIO OUT" tab. SIGNAL LEVEL: Select the volume from the "OUTPUT Set the output level of the external microphone.

  • Page 39: Changing The Setting Of The Usb Port

    If the firmware version of the product is below 2.03, you cannot change the setting of the USB port. ■ Setting the data transfer rate of the USB port In the "YVC-1000 Configurator" window, select the "USB" tab. Select the data transfer rate. Select Setting...

  • Page 40: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before inquiry Referring to this manual, check whether the detected problem can be resolved. If the problem recurs, please contact the retailer or dealer who you purchased the product from. Q1 A button or indicator is turned off or flashing Symptom Cause Action...

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    Symptom Cause Action An echo or feedback is heard A microphone other than the product is Select the product in the communication on the other side. connected to a communication device. device settings. (→ page 13, 17) The Control Unit is close to or far away Place all microphones 1 m to 20 m (3.3 ft from the microphone.

  • Page 42: Q3 Others

    Enable the voice guidance. (→ page 29) played back. Cannot perform pairing with The smartphone to be paired has pairing Delete pairing information with another Bluetooth connection. information with another YVC-1000. YVC-1000 from the smartphone, and perform pairing with the target YVC-1000. (→ page 19)

  • Page 43: Warning Guidance List

    Warning guidance list When the product detects a problem related to acoustic conditions, you can confirm its details using the voice guidance. (For details, refer to "When automatic audio tuning has ended abnormally (problem detection)" (page 28) and "Detecting acoustic conditions in general use" (page 28)". Take the appropriate actions - outlined below - to resolve the detected problem.

  • Page 44: Using Open Source Software

    Using open source software This product uses open source software based on the BSD license. The BSD license is a software license system that grants program distribution subject to the no-warranty stipulation and the presentation of a copyright notice and license clause list.

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    © 2014 Yamaha Corporation As of May 2015, 4th edition...

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