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NDA-24230
DOI-E10504
ISSUE 2
STOCK # 0293884
VisuaLink 128/384
User Guide
DECEMBER, 1998
NEC America, Inc.

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  • Page 1: User Guide

    NDA-24230 DOI-E10504 ISSUE 2 STOCK # 0293884 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 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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    To ensure that certified equipment is attached correctly, and only to the networks of participating carriers, the following statement shall accompany each unit of certified equipment offered for sale. This statement must be included conspicuously in written or electronic format, at or near the front of each copy of the operating manual, or accompany other technical information, or be included as a separate sheet.

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Chapter 1 Introducing Your VisuaLink ... 1-1 Applying for ISDN BRI ... 1 -1 Unpacking ... 1-2 Chapter 2 Introduction of VisuaLink ... 2-1 About your VisuaLink ... 2-1 Front Panel Description ... 2-2 VisuaLink 128 Rear Panel Description ... 2-3 VisuaLink 384 Rear Panel Description ...

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    Appendix A Audio/Data/Video Bit Rate Assignment Table ... A-1 Appendix B Software Upgrade Instructions ... B-1 Appendix C CALL Menu Structure... C-1 Appendix D How to Order ISDN BRI ... D-1 Page ii VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

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    List of Figures VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide List of Figures Figure 4-1: Connection Diagram for VisuaLink 128 ... 4-2 Figure 4-2: Connection Diagram for VisuaLink 384 ... 4-3 Figure 4-3: Connection Diagram for VisuaLink 128 ... 4-5 Figure 4-4: Connection Diagram for VisuaLink 384 ... 4-6 Figure 4-5: Connection Diagram for VisuaLink 128 ...

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    Table 2-1: VisuaLink 128 and VisuaLink 384 General Parameters ... 2-5 Table 2-2: VisuaLink 128 and VisuaLink 384 External Interface Parameters... 2-7 Table 9-1: Troubleshooting Guide ... 9-1 Page iv List of Tables VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 11: Chapter 1 Introducing Your Visualink

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Chapter 1 Introducing Your VisuaLink 1.1 Applying for ISDN This device cannot be used unless a connection to ISDN BRI Communication Line is provided. Verify that a ISDN line exists before the CODEC is installed. What to watch out for when filling out an ISDN BRI application: As defined by Bellcore;...

  • Page 12: Unpacking

    Table 1-1: Parts List for the VL128 and VL384 Item (A) Main Unit (B) Remote controller and batteries (C) AC Adapter (D) VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Page 1-2 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Description This is the main unit of the VisuaLink 128 or VisuaLink 384.

  • Page 13: Table 1-2: Optional Parts To Be Provided

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Table 1-1: Parts List for the VL128 and VL384 (continued) (E) Audio Video Cable (A) BRI Network Cable (B) Microphone (C) Video Cable NDA-24230 Issue 2.0 This cable is used to connect peripheral devices such as camera and TV to the VisuaLink 128 or VisuaLink 384.

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    (E) PC Camera (F) Monitor (G) Cabinet Page 1-4 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide A pan/tilt zoom focus camera that provides a video image shot to the far-site. Note: Used in the turnkey rollabout configurations. A fixed camera used to provide a one or two person shot to the far site.

  • Page 15: Chapter 2 Introduction Of Visualink

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Chapter 2 Introduction of VisuaLink 2.1 About your The VisuaLink 128 and the VisuaLink 384 are devices that easily realize a VisuaLink multimedia conference by transmitting video, audio, and data to a remote location with the use of BRI service. The VisuaLink 128 and VisuaLink 384 provide a low-end TV conference for a small group of people when connected to a hands- free telephone.

  • Page 16: Front Panel Description

    LINE B1: Flashing light indicates channel is calling to the remote end. Steady light indicates connection/communicating with the remote end. LINE B2-B6: Flashing light indicates channel is calling to the remote end. Steady light indicates connection/communicating with the remote end. VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide HEADSET LINE B1 B2-B6...

  • Page 17: Visualink 128 Rear Panel Description

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 2.3 VisuaLink 128 Rear Panel Description VIDEO2 VIDEO1 VIDEO 2 IN (S-Video input): Provides an S-Video input connection for a camera or other video source. VIDEO 1 IN (NTSC input): Provides a composite input connection for a camera or other video source.

  • Page 18: Visualink 384 Rear Panel Description

    DC power input terminal: Provides an AC adapter interface for AC power. Grounding terminal: Provides a ground connection at should be connected to earth ground. Page 2-4 LINE 1 MIC1 MIC2 MIC3 Serial1 Serial2/RMT VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide LINE 2 LINE 3 DC IN 5V NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 19: Table 2-1: Visualink 128 And Visualink 384 General Parameters

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Table 2-1: VisuaLink 128 and VisuaLink 384 General Parameters Parameter Connection Basic Rate Interface (BRI) Line Type National ISDN-1 • TEL • 64 Kbps (B) • 2x64 Kbps (2B) Line Transmission Speed • Upgradeable to 384 Kbps...

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    • Input Voltage: 90-110 VAC, 50-60 Hz • Output Voltage: +5VDC @ 4.2 A (max) • Temperature: 40°-104° F (5°-40 ° C) • Humidity: 20-80%, Non-condensing VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide VisuaLink 384 (254 mm x 177 mm x 57 mm) NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 21: Table 2-2: Visualink 128 And Visualink 384 External Interface Parameters

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Table 2-2: VisuaLink 128 and VisuaLink 384 External Interface Parameters Parameter • Applicable Line: (1) ISDN BRI (2) High speed digital leased line • Interface: National ISDN-1 Line Interface • Connector: 1 Modular jack (RJ-45) • Transmission speed: 64/56 Kbps B, •...

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    • Communication speed: 1.2~38.4 Kbps, start stop synchronization • Connecting cable: 2-line cable • Connector: 6-pin modular jack (RJ-11) • Voltage: +5VDC • Polarity: + inside, - outside • Connector: EIAJ RC-5320A applicable VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide VisuaLink 384 NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 23: Remote Controller

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 2.5 Remote Controller 2.5.1 Basic Operational Buttons From top left to down followed by top right to down. (a) MENU button Displays the configuration menus on-screen. (b) CALL button Displays the line connection menu. (c) HANG UP button Hangs-up the video conference line.

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    Toggles between muting and unmuting the local mics. (i) VOLUME button Allows adjustment of the audio output. (j) CANCEL button Cancel the last entered using the on-screen menus. (k) ENTER button Stores a value set by the user. Page 2-10 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

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    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 2.5.2 Video Conference, Operational Buttons From top left to down followed by top right to down. 1. RECEIVE button Displays the far-site’s video on-screen. 2. PREVIEW button Displays the local video on-screen. 3. MAIN CAMERA button Sends video input #1 image to the far-site.

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    This turns on and off a PIP display. 9. SNAPSHOT SEND button Sends a graphic image to the far-site. 10.ZOOM button Allows for camera control of zoom in/out function. 11. FAR END button Activates far-site camera control. Page 2-12 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 27: Chapter 3 Initial Setting And Operation Checking

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Chapter 3 Initial Setting and Operation Checking After completing the external phase, start the initial setting of VisuaLink. 3.1 Preparation Put the attached two batteries in the attached remote controller. Turn the VisuaLink and all external equipment power in the ON position.

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    Chapter 3 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide This page is for your notes. Page 3-2 NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 29: Chapter 4 Application Setup

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Chapter 4 Application Setup 4.1 Guidelines The following are key points when installing the VisuaLink. The following are the specifications for the IR receiver/transmitter. Please place only light objects on the equipment such as a telephone.

  • Page 30: Hardware

    Generic microphone to allow for transmission of audio TV monitor to display local and remote video MIC1 MIC2 MIC3 VIDEO2 VIDEO1 AUDIO Serial1 Serial2/RMT VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Note Microphone S Interface U Interface VisuaLink 128 S/T LINE DC IN 5V NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 31: Figure 4-2: Connection Diagram For Visualink 384

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Monitor VisuaLink 384 Camera Figure 4-2: Connection Diagram for VisuaLink 384 An AC adapter has different output voltage and current depending on how it is used. Please use the power adapter that is shipped with your unit. Also, if incorrectly connected, it may damage the equipment.

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    VisuaLink, set the NT1 to have a resistance of 100 . This step must be repeated three (3) times for a VisuaLink 384. NT1 does not need to be installed if network terminates in a PBX. In this case connect ST/LINE directly into wall jack. VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 33: Figure 4-3: Connection Diagram For Visualink 128

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 4.2.2 VisuaLink with Voicepoint+ Name VisuaLink 128 or VisuaLink 384 Voice Point+ Serial Control Camera TV monitor Monitor Camera Power Audio Video S Video IN VISCA OUT Figure 4-3: Connection Diagram for VisuaLink 128 NDA-24230 Issue 2.0 Parts List CODEC Engine.

  • Page 34: Figure 4-4: Connection Diagram For Visualink 384

    Page 4-6 VoicePoint S/T LINE 1 MIC1 MIC2 MIC3 VIDEO2 VIDEO1 AUDIO Serial1 Serial2/RMT VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide U Interface S Interface S Interface S Interface S/T LINE 2 S/T LINE 3 VisuaLink 384 DC IN 5V PC Terminal AC POWER STRIP NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

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    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Connection Procedure Connect the Video Out of the VisuaLink to the TV Monitor Using the attached video cable, plug one side into the connection marked VIDEO 1 IN on the TV Monitor. Plug the other end into the connection marked VIDEO OUT on the VisuaLink.

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    , then click of the Director for VL128/VL384 text that is highlighted blue. Note: If you have a problem with this procedure, please call the NTAC support line at 1-800-852- 4632. VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide or select NTAC VisuaLink NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 37: Figure 4-5: Connection Diagram For Visualink 128

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide PC Camera VIDEO DC IN 6V AC POWER STRIP COM Port 1 Note1: 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 1 should connect to the VL SERIAL PORT 1.

  • Page 38: Figure 4-6: Connection Diagram For Visualink 384

    MIC2 MIC3 VIDEO2 VIDEO1 AUDIO Serial1 Serial2/RMT COM Port 1 RS-232C (COM1) PC Terminal VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Interface Interface Microphone S/T LINE 2 S/T LINE 3 DC IN 5V COM Port 2 Video Capture Card Audio In Video In VGA Port NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 39

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Connection Procedure for VisuaLink 128 and VisuaLink 384 An AC adapter has different output voltage and current depending on how it is used. Please use the power adapter that is shipped with your unit. Also, if incorrectly connected, it may damage the equipment.

  • Page 40: Figure 4-7: Equipment Placement

    Power Cable Hole Control,Video, & Audio Hole Page 4-12 VHF/UHF Note: Labeling for the connector may vary. VIDEO2 VIDEO2 Figure 4-7: Equipment Placement VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide CAMERA NO. POWER DC IN AUDIO VIDEO S VIDEO IN VISCA OUT 13.5 V...

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    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 4.2.5 VisuaLink System Procedures The following are the steps and procedures for the installation of the VisuaLink 128 or VisuaLink 384. STEP ACTION Locate and unpack the Cabinet box. Locate Power Strip at botton-left (looking through the front) of cabinet and feed power cable through the power opening at rear of cabinet.

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    Locate monitor power cable and feed through the cable opening at the top of cabinet. From inside the cabinet, plug the monitor power cable into power strip. Page 4-14 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide DRAWING Power Cable VIDEO IN S-VIDEO AUDIO OUT...

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    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide STEP ACTION 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.

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    Locate the VisuaLink 128 or VisuaLink 384 and remove from packing box. Place the VisuaLink 128 or VisuaLink 384 on the second shelf of the cabinet. Page 4-16 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide DRAWING Video Power Cable VIDEO IN S-VIDEO AUDIO OUT...

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    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide STEP ACTION Locate the VisuaLink 128 or VisuaLink 384 power cable. Plug cable into power strip at bottom of cabinet and feed cable through cable slot in rear of second shelf. Plug second end of power cable into power input at rear of the VisuaLink 128 or VisuaLink384.

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    Microphone and place on table. Page 4-18 Video Out Figure 4-2. VIDEO2 VisuaLink 128/384 Video In (Cable) VIDEO2 VisuaLink 128/384 VIDEO2 VIDEO2 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide DRAWING VisuaLink 128 Rear Audio Output (Cable) (Cable) MIC1 MIC2 MIC3 S/T LINE VIDEO1 AUDIO Serial1...

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    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide STEP ACTION If an NT1 device has been purchased, locate the device and unpack. Note 1: If an NT1 was not purchased go to Note 2: Three NT1 are used for the VL384. Locate the dip switch on the rear of the NT1 and set all to the ON position.

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    NT1 unit should be used. Note 2: If connecting a VisuaLink 384 system, Step 21 will have to be repeated three (3) times. Page 4-20 VIDEO2 VIDEO2 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide DRAWING RJ45 NT1 Cable MIC1 MIC2 MIC3 S/T LINE...

  • Page 49

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide STEP ACTION Locate the network cable (RJ45-RJ45) and connect one end to the S/T LINE port of the VisuaLink 128 or VisuaLink 384. Connect the other end of the network cable into the network interface provided in the room wall.

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    Note: Make sure the monitor is selected for Video When the VisuaLink 128 or VisuaLink 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.

  • Page 51: Software Setup

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 4.3 Software Setup 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. Start up configuration screens The following are the startup screens that will be active on first power up or acti- vated on demand by the user after choosing the Environmental initialize.

  • Page 52: Setting Up Your Isdn Line Information

    Note: The VisuaLink 128 requires 2 My numbers and 2 SPID #, while the VisuaLink 384 requires 6 My numbers and 6 SPID #. Next screen Prior screen Page 4-24 97271958540101 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Note is yellow. NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 53

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Video Number 1 Screen’s Using the number pad of the wireless remote enter My Number with area code and SPID numbers associated to Line (BRI 1). 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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    Note: This screen will only appear on the VL 384 system. Step 1--Enter My Number and SPID for BRI LINE 2 My Number 1: SPID 1: My Number 2: SPID 2: Next screen Prior screen Press ENTER after choosing each item Page 4-26 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 55: Optional User Settings

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 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.

  • Page 56

    Serial Port 2 Console Audio Mode G.722 Answer Mode Auto Ext. Remote Auto H.263 Lip Sync Page 4-28 Data Conference Gateway T.120 Camera Console Console G.728 G.722 24.0 Auto Auto VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Desktop Camera Console G.722 Manual NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 57

    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.

  • Page 58

    Start Up configuration, you may ignore this section. If the VisuaLink environment has changed, such as the phone number have changed, you must reconfigures the numbers in the VisuaLink. Page 4-30 America, Inc. VisuaLink Powering Up Ver .22.02.37 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 59: Chapter 5 System Parameter/environment Setting

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Chapter 5 System Parameter/Environment Setting System parameter sets the operation conditions of the VisuaLink 128 or VisuaLink 384. Environment setting can be set such as camera class, audio related, data related, line related and local office status. Loopback feature can be used as a maintenance feature.

  • Page 60

    Therefore, the system has a password so that only the person in charge of controlling video conference can change the settings. Factory default password is 1234. Page 5-2 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Please input password. Press ENTER after inputting password. NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 61

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Enter the password. CAMERA CONTROL ENTER A password consists of 4-digit number. Input characters are displayed in *. NDA-24230 Issue 2.0 Please input password. [****] Press ENTER after inputting password. Chapter 5 Page 5-3...

  • Page 62

    CONTROL ENTER You can choose an icon with the CAMERA CONTROL button. Page 5-4 Video parameter setting. Icon VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Description Menu icon for setting video algorithms, video coding, video priorities, camera control, and video input selection Menu icon for setting audio algorithms,...

  • Page 63

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 5.1.2 When a password is incorrect It goes back to the password-entering screen. Note: Press the CANCEL button to get out of the menu. NDA-24230 Issue 2.0 Please input password. Password incorrect. Press ENTER after inputting password.

  • Page 64: Video Setting

    This sets video, algorithm, types of camera to be controlled, and video input selection. To set video Select VIDEO SETTING icon in the environment setting menu. CAMERA CONTROL ENTER Press ENTER button. Page 5-6 Video parameter setting. VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 65

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide The setting screen is displayed. The current setting is displayed. CAMERA CONTROL ENTER Note 1: To select an item use the up and down portion of the CAMERA Note 2: To change a setting use the left and right portion of the CAMERA Press ENTER button to define it after changing a setting.

  • Page 66: Audio Setting

    This icon sets the audio algorithm, audio delay, audio input/output port assignment, and voice activation camera control. To set audio: Select audio setting icon in the environment setting menu. CAMERA CONTROL ENTER NUMBER Press ENTER button. Page 5-8 Audio Parameter Setting. VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 67

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide The setting screen is displayed. The current setting is displayed. Audio mode: Audio delay: Audio in/out port: VCR play: Voice tracking: Echo canceller: Mute auto answered calls: Note 1: To select an item use the up and down portion of the CAMERA Note 2: To change a setting use the left and right portion of the CAMERA NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 68

    Camera Moving Level: <3> Condition: _ _ _ Previous page: CALL PAGE Please select an item and adjust with <–>. VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Level bar for incoming and outgoing audio Sets the outgoing audio -6 0 +6 level for the headset and...

  • Page 69: Data Setting

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 5.4 Data Setting This icon sets the data speed and serial configurations. To set data speed: Select data setting icon in the environment setting menu. CAMERA CONTROL ENTER NUMBER Press ENTER button. NDA-24230 Issue 2.0 Data Parameter Setting...

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    Console speed Console parity Press ENTER after choosing. Multi Layer data sets the speed for NEC far-end control. Note: MLP must be active in order to upgrade VL system on-line. Low Speed data sets the speed for far-end camera control.

  • Page 71: Communication Setting

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 5.5 Communication This icon sets the video speed, network type, and answer mode. Setting To set communication: Select communication setting icon in the environment setting menu. CAMERA CONTROL ENTER NUMBER Press ENTER button. NDA-24230 Issue 2.0 Network Parameter Setting.

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    Allowed - allows the user the access to set speed dial. Disabled - the user is not allowed to access the speed dial registration. CONTROL button. CONTROL button to toggle through the item. VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 73: Local Setting

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 5.6 Local Setting This icon sets the site name, my number, password, and SPIDs. 5.6.1 Display the LOCAL SETTING screen Select LOCAL SETTING icon in the ENVIRONMENT SETTING menu. CAMERA CONTROL ENTER Press ENTER button. The setting screen (location and others) is displayed. The current setting is displayed.

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    [972719032_ SPID2 Next screen Prior screen Press ENTER after choosing each item. My Number1 [9727190320_ SPID1 [97271903200101_ My Number2 [972719032_ SPID2 [9727190321010_ Next screen Prior screen Press ENTER after choosing each item. VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Step NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 75

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Step 2. VL 384 Step 2 - Enter Video Number and SPID for Line 2 CAMERA CONTROL NUMBERS Move the cursor to the NEXT SCREEN using the top or bottom portion of the CAMERA CONTROL button.

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    My Number2 [9727190324_ SPID2 Next screen Prior screen Press ENTER after choosing each item. My Number1 [9727190324_ SPID1 [97271903240101_ My Number2 [9727190324_ SPID2 [97271903240101_ Next screen Prior screen Press ENTER after choosing each item. VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 77

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Step 4. VL 128/384 CAMERA CONTROL NUMBERS To set the site name, press the ENTER button. Step 5. VL 128/384 CANCEL CAMERA CONTROL ENTER Note: Move the cursor to the character you want to input using the left and right NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 78

    Step 1 - Optional User Settings Your Site name [Irving Password [1234] Time setting [12/1/1998 12 : 07] Time display: <Time Only> Auto Power Save:<OFF> Next screen Prior screen Press ENTER after choosing each item. VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 79

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 5.6.2 Change the password Select the password moving the cursor using the top and/or bottom portion of the CAMERA CONTROL button. CAMERA CONTROL ENTER Press the ENTER button to set password. Password Input 4-digit password. Delete digit: CANCEL/ Register digit: ENTER...

  • Page 80

    Step 1 - Optional User Settings Your Site name [Irving Password [1234] Time setting [12/1/1998 12 : 07] Time display: <Time Only> Auto Power Save:<OFF> Next screen Prior screen Press ENTER after choosing each item. VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 81

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 5.6.3 Set the date and time Move the cursor to the TIME SETTING using the top or bottom portion of the CAMERA CONTROL button. CAMERA CONTROL ENTER Press the ENTER button to define the time and date setting.

  • Page 82

    Step 1 - Optional User Settings Your Site name [Irving Password [1234] Time setting [12/1/1998 12 : 07] Time display: <Time Only> Auto Power Save:<OFF> Next screen Prior screen Press ENTER after choosing each item. VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 83

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 5.6.4 Set the date and time display Move the cursor to the TIME DISPLAY using the top or bottom portion of the CAMERA CONTROL button. CAMERA CONTROL ENTER Using the right or left portion of the CAMERA CONTROL button to toggle between OFF, TIME ONLY and DATE+TIME for the TIME DISPLAY.

  • Page 84

    Step 1 - Optional User Settings Your Site name [Irving Password [1234] Time setting [12/1/1998 12 : 07] Time display: <Time Only> Auto Power Save:<OFF> Next screen Prior screen Press ENTER after choosing each item. VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 85

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Move the cursor to the NEXT SCREEN using the top or bottom portion of the CAMERA CONTROL button. Press ENTER to restart the system, start up screen will be displayed. Press CANCEL to return to LOCAL SITE SETTING menu.

  • Page 86

    Chapter 5 Page 5-28 America, Inc. VisuaLink Powering Up Ver .22.02.37 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 87: Maintenance Settings

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 5.7 Maintenance This sets the loopback test, viewing of hardware/software revision levels and Settings initializing of the VisuaLink. To set the maintenance functions. Select the MAINTENANCE icon in the Environment Setting menu. CALL PAGE CAMERA CONTROL ENTER Press ENTER button.

  • Page 88

    4. Desktop Input application number. Press CANCEL to page back. DESKTOP Camera Console G.722 Motion Manual VisuaLink OFF and back ON, the start up configuration menu will appear. VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide DATA GATEWAY CONFERENCE T120 Camera Console Console 24.0 G.728 G.722...

  • Page 89

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Using the NUMBERICAL buttons to choose the appropriate initialization. The restart screen appears. Press ENTER to restart the system, start up screen will be displayed. Press CANCEL to return to LOCAL SITE SETTING menu. VisuaLink Start up screen.

  • Page 90

    Chapter 5 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide This page is for your notes. Page 5-32 NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 91: Chapter 6 About Calling

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Chapter 6 About Calling In this chapter you will learn to make and receive calls. The Dialing Directory is a phone book that you create, listing the names and phone numbers of the sites that you can call. Once you have entered these names and numbers into the Dialing Directory, you can call a site by either Directory dialing or speed dialing.

  • Page 92

    This is done because typically when dialing two (2) BRI numbers, the PHONE NUMBER 2 number sometimes exactly match or is similar to the first number. will immediately place a video call to the far-end. VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 93

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide ENTER NUMBER If your call needs two (2) telephone numbers, enter the second number using the NUMBER buttons. Press the ENTER button when finished. If your call needs only one (1) telephone number, skip this step.

  • Page 94

    Press the ENTER button or CALL button to start dialing the remote site. CALL ENTER Once the line has been connected, the screen will automatically display the remote site. Page 6-4 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Place Manual Dial Call Phone Number 1 [ 9725185000 Phone Number 2 [ 9725185001 Speed : <128kb/s>...

  • Page 95

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Chapter 6 Receiving Video from Remote Site Connected Line Speed: 128kb/s After the lines connect a picture from the far-site appears. NDA-24230 Issue 2.0 Page 6-5...

  • Page 96: Set Speed Dial Number

    MENU Setting the PIP parameter. Highlight the icon for Registering the Speed Dial Numbers using the CAMERA CONTROL button and press the ENTER button. CAMERA CONTROL ENTER Page 6-6 Registering the speed dial VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 97

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Speed Dial Menu is displayed. CAMERA CONTROL ENTER Note: If a name is displayed beside a number, it is already registered. Enter the SITE NAME by the following steps: a. Highlight the letter, number, or symbol that you want using the b.

  • Page 98

    001. Irving Phone Number 1 Phone Number 2 Speed : < 128kb/s> Press ENTER after entering 001. Irving Phone Number 1 [9725185000 Phone Number 2 [9725185001 Speed : < 128kb/s> Press ENTER after entering VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 99

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Using the CAMERA CONTROL button, highlight SPEED. Using the left and right sides of the CAMERA CONTROL button, set the VIDEO SPEED. The default is 128. CANCEL ENTER NUMBER Two telephone numbers are needed. NDA-24230 Issue 2.0 001.

  • Page 100

    Press the ENTER button to return to the SPEED DIAL screen. ENTER Repeat Page 6-10 Speed dial register 001. Irving 002. 003. 004. 005. Press ENTER after choosing a number. to register additional SPEED DIAL numbers. VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 101

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 6.2.2 Place Speed Dial Calls To dial a call from the dialing directory. Press the CALL button. CALL Move the cursor to the site you want to call using CAMERA CONTROL button. Press the ENTER button.

  • Page 102

    Once the line has been connected, the screen will automatically display the remote site. After the lines connect a picture from the far-site appears. Page 6-12 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Calling Remote Site. Please wait… Phone Number 1 [ 9725185000...

  • Page 103

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 6.2.3 Redialing a Call Sometimes when you place a video call, the call may not go through the first time. If this happens, you may want to redial the call. Just as with the redial feature on your telephone, the redial feature on your VisuaLink lets you automatically call the last 30 numbers that you have called or have received.

  • Page 104

    004. 17007346464 005. 7190411**71904 Press ENTER after choosing Press CANCEL to go to Call Screen to the right of the number indicates whether the call was incoming or called. VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Calling Incoming Calling Calling Calling NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 105

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide The following series of screens will appear on the monitor as the VisuaLink is placing the call. CALL ENTER Once the line has been connected, the screen will automatically display the remote site. After the lines connect a picture from the far-site appears.

  • Page 106: End A Call

    Note 2: If the far-end hangs up first, you will see the message FAR-END HUNG Page 6-16 Disconnecting, OK? Yes: ENTER No: CANCEL power switch. This will force the VisuaLink to hang up the video call. UP on your screen. Please wait…Disconnecting VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 107: Answer A Call

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 6.4 Answer a Call The VisuaLink is able to be set to automatic answer mode or manual answer. If the VisuaLink set to an automatic answer all incoming calls will be answered by the VisuaLink without user intervention.When you receive a video call and your...

  • Page 108

    Chapter 6 Press CANCEL button if rejecting an incoming call. CANCEL Page 6-18 Receiving Video from Remote Site Connected Line Speed: 128kb/s Rejected incoming call... Remote Address: Irving HQ 9722345678 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Speed is in yellow NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 109: Chapter 7 Conference Mode

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Chapter 7 Conference Mode This chapter gives an in-depth description of the on-screen menus. 7.1 How to Display the This menu will display line speed, audio mode, video format and data settings for Conference Mode the local site and conference mode.

  • Page 110

    : FCIF Audio mode : SB-ADPCM MLP speed : 4.0Kb/s LSD speed : 1.2Kb/s VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Indicates what type of connection, possible messages are: Point-to-Point (Two (2) sites) Multipoint (Three (3 or more sites) No Connection The VisuaLink stored parameters.

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    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Press the CAMERA CONTROL button left side to see the COMMON settings. Status Remote <Common> Speed Video Format Audio mode MLP speed LSD speed Switch <Common> or <Setting> mode using <–> key. Note: This COMMON setting screen will only appear when the VisuaLink is Press the CANCEL button and/or the MENU button to return to the video image.

  • Page 112: Picture-in-picture Menu

    Press the MENU button to display the onscreen icons. Select icon that displays a picture with a little window. The icon is called SETTING THE PIP DISPLAY POSITION. CAMERA CONTROL ENTER Press the ENTER button. Page 7-4 Setting the PIP parameter. VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

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    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide CAMERA CONTROL ENTER PIP position: Sets the display position for PIP on the monitor screen. Possible PIP format: PIP of Snap: Sets the display image to be shown in the PIP when a snapshot is Move the cursor up and down with CAMERA CONTROL button to select the appropriate option.

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    The PIP image is displayed if you selected RECEIVE in the PIP menu. CAMERA CONTROL ENTER Press the CANCEL or MENU button twice to return to the video image. MENU CANCEL Page 7-6 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 115: Camera Preset Menu

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 7.3 Camera Preset During a videoconference, you may want the camera to point at a particular Menu person or location, such as at the main speaker or at a flipchart. Camera presets are buttons that let you store camera positions for the main and sub-camera. After you set a camera preset, all you have to do is press one numerical button to make the main or sub-camera move to that stored preset.

  • Page 116

    { | } ~ Complete Cancel Using the cursor to highlight and press ENTER to select. VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

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    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Select the talker name. Enter the name you would like displayed everytime the preset is activated. Highlight the letter or number to be selected, press the ENTER button to input and use the CANCEL button to delete last selected option. After entering the name move cursor to COMPLETE and press ENTER button to store.

  • Page 118: Audio Conditioning

    Select the START AUDIO TRAINING icon on the main menu using the CAMERA CONTROL button. CAMERA CONTROL Press ENTER button to select START AUDIO TRAINING. CANCEL ENTER Page 7-10 Start audio training. Start audio training? Yes: ENTER No: CANCEL VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 119

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide The white noise is transmitted. When the VisuaLink has completed its training, the white noise automatically turns off and returns to the MAIN MENU screen. CAMERA CONTROL NDA-24230 Issue 2.0 Audio training Now Start audio training.

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    Chapter 7 Press the CANCEL or MENU button once in order to return to the video image. MENU CANCEL Page 7-12 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 121: Chapter 8 Operation Method

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Chapter 8 Operation Method This chapter explains how to perform basic remote control functions of the VisuaLink 128 or VisuaLink 384, such as switching monitor screens, and controlling cameras. Your system is ON if the light near the power display on the front of the VisuaLink unit is lit.

  • Page 122

    Chapter 8 The following defines the status message: Picture Source This displays the picture source (transmission/reception/still-picture) currently displayed. It displays the remote location name when displaying a received picture. Type of camera control Displays the current camera control (local or remote). Camera display Displays the camera that was last selected for control (Camera 1 or Camera Time display...

  • Page 123: Volume Control

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 8.2 Volume Control If the volume from the far-end is either too faint or too loud, you can adjust it with the VOLUME buttons on the hand held remote. 8.2.1 Increase the volume Press the VOLUME UP button.

  • Page 124: Muting Your Microphone

    Chapter 8 8.3 Muting Your If you want to speak privately to someone at your site during your Microphone videoconference, you can mute your microphone. 8.3.1 Mute your microphone Press MUTE button. MUTE MUTE is displayed on the screen. The remote cannot hear your voice. Note: MUTE is displayed when the local microphone is muted.

  • Page 125: Switching Monitor Screens

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 8.4 Switching Monitor During a Video conference, you may want to see a preview of local site to Screens transmit or a still-picture in addition to seeing pictures sent from the remote. Use the Monitor Switching Feature. The user is able to switch the picture at the local site.

  • Page 126

    Chapter 8 8.4.2 Display a received picture Press the RECEIVE button. RECEIVE 8.4.3 Recall a snapshot Recall a snapshot simply means looking at the last snapshot that you sent or receive. Press the VIEW button. VIEW The snapshot appears on your screen again, but the people at far-end do not see it unless they recall it themselves.

  • Page 127: Switching Camera Pictures

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 8.5 Switching Camera With your system, you can send video to the far-end from your MAIN CAM or Pictures CAM 2. 8.5.1 Local switching Switching the video image sent to the remote site. Press the MAIN CAM button.

  • Page 128

    The far site sends the camera selected. When CAM 2 button is pressed: MAIN CAM CAM 2 Note: Image as seen by the local site. Page 8-8 Irving Remote control: Camera 1 Irving Remote control: Camera 2 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Revision 1.0...

  • Page 129

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 8.5.4 Switch back to local control Press the NEAR END button. NEAR END A control switches back to the local. Note: Image as seen by the local site. NDA-24230 Issue 2.0 Irving Local control: Camera 1...

  • Page 130: Pip Functions

    Local control: Camera 1 could be a mirror or non-mirror image. This depends on the PIP menu setting. Section 7.2 Picture-in-Picture Menu display position. Irving Local control: Camera 1 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide to change the PIP NDA-24230 Revision 1.0...

  • Page 131: Send A Snapshot

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 8.7 Send a Snapshot During a meeting, you may want to distribute copies of a diagram or pass around an illustration so that everyone can take a closer look at what you are discussing. You can do the same in a videoconference by sending a snapshot. A snapshot is a picture like an electric photograph that you can send to the far-end.

  • Page 132

    When a snap shot picture is received, the on-screen video freezes for a second and the video images automatically change to the snap shot picture. Page 8-12 Irving Local control: Camera 2 Snap Shot Picture Local control: Camera 2 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Revision 1.0...

  • Page 133: Camera Functions

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 8.8 Camera Functions During a videoconference, you might want to adjust your MAIN CAM or CAM 2 to zoom in or out on a person or persons to display something else in the picture. 8.8.1 Local Control To move your MAIN camera.

  • Page 134

    Select the CAM 2 button. CAM 2 CAMERA CONTROL ZOOM Press the ZOOM and/or CAMERA CONTROL button. Keep adjusting these buttons until the camera displays the correct image. Page 8-14 Local control: Camera 2 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 135

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 8.8.3 Far-End Control Adjust far-end camera: During a videoconference, you may want to move a far-end camera if, for example, you cannot see the person who is speaking or if you want to zoom out to see everyone in the room.

  • Page 136: Using Camera Preset

    The display is deleted after a period of time. Page 8-16 displayed. The speaker’s name is displayed not only at the local room but also on the monitor at the remote location. NUMBER VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 137: Pointer Display

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide 8.10 Pointer Display Pointer is used to highlight an area on the video monitor. The pointer can be displayed on documents, diagrams and motion video. The pointer is controlled on a first come, first served bases. Control can only be surrendered when the pointer button is released.

  • Page 138

    Note 2: A camera cannot be controlled during a pointer display. 8.10.3 Delete the pointer Press POINTER button. POINTER The Pointer has disappeared from the local and remote monitors. Page 8-18 : operating side : receiving side VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 139: Chapter 9 Visualink Troubleshooting Guide

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Chapter 9 VisuaLink Troubleshooting Guide The following table lists many common problems and likely causes and solutions. Area Condition VL does not power on System Control Remote controller does not operate No picture is displayed on...

  • Page 140

    The monitor volume should be about half way. [Check the microphone to speaker distance] The microphone should be at least 6 feet (2 meters) away from the speaker. Note: Echo is always caused by the Far-end. VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 141

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Area Condition Unable to connect to a remote site Network If after everytime you try to dial a call, the system immediately ask you to redial If you can make calls to some sites but not others.

  • Page 142

    Chapter 9 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide This page is for your notes. Page 9-4 NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 143: Appendix A Audio/data/video Bit Rate Assignment Table

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Appendix A Audio/Data/Video Bit Rate Assignment Table 64kbps (1B) Selection of Audio Coding Method Audio Communication Speed (kb/s) Video MLP 4kbps Communication Speed MLP 6.4 kbps ±128kbps (2B ~ 6B) Selection of Audio Coding Method Audio Communication Speed (kb/s)

  • Page 144

    Appendix A VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide This page is for your notes. Page A-2 NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 145: Appendix B Software Upgrade Instructions

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Appendix B Software Upgrade Instructions his appendix contains instructions for upgrading your VisuaLink 128 system software. If you have any question about the upgrade, please call your videoconferencing provider. Upgrade Instructions To upgrade your system, all you need to do is dial into a software upgrade server from your system.

  • Page 146

    Page B-2 or select SUPPORT from the menu bar on the line "For Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), click here". VisuaLink Software Revision History support line at 1-800-852-4632. VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NTAC Online text. or the Knowledge Base text on here that is highlighted in text that is in blue.

  • Page 147

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide F/W download On Screen Display (OSD) Connection to the version up center. The system shouldn’t be powered down when the initialize screen starts. Otherwise boot up program will be erased. Maintenance being performed from the Center.

  • Page 148

    Please wait ….. Initializing now The system shouldn’t be powered down when the initialize screen starts. Otherwise boot up program will be erased. Writing Program to memory Please wait ….. Writing now Page B-4 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 149

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide The system shouldn’t be powered down when the initialize screen starts. Otherwise boot up program will be erased. Verifing Program Please wait ….. Verifying now Upgrade is complete. Please power the system off and back on.

  • Page 150

    Appendix B VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide This page is for your notes. Page B-6 NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

  • Page 151: Appendix C Call Menu Structure

    VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Appendix C CALL Menu Structure When the CALL button is pressed the following screen is shown. CANCEL or HANGUP Initial Screen button is selected View of the local camera Press the CAMERA CONTROL button to highlight the dial bin...

  • Page 152

    Press ENTER or CALL after entering Press CANCEL to go to Call Screen The CALL or ENTER button is pressed Page C-2 VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide The CAMERA CONTROL DOWN button is pressed Place Manual Dial Call Phone Number 1...

  • Page 153: Appendix D How To Order Isdn Bri

    In addition to providing your network service provider with the correct your specification. When ordering your ISDN NEC recommends that you go through the following ISDN ordering procedure to assure accurate information from your network service provider has been received and provided.

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    ( ) The user’s ISDN BRI line requires two SPID number and two directory numbers for installation SPID 1 # SPID 2 # VisuaLink 128/384 User Guide Sub Address # Sub Address 1 # Sub Address 2# NDA-24230 Issue 2.0...

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