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Preface This is the GE SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide for model CC-SCRS01. This document includes an overview of the product and detailed instructions explaining how to operate the room station. There is also information describing how to contact technical support if you have questions or concerns.
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide Conventions used in this document The following conventions are used in this document: Bold Menu items and buttons. Italic Emphasis of an instruction or point; special terms. File names, path names, windows, panes, tabs, fields, variables, and other GUI elements.
xiii Safety terms and symbols These terms may appear in this manual: CAUTION: Cautions identify conditions or practices that may result in damage to the equipment or other property. WARNING: Warnings identify conditions or practices that could result in equipment damage or serious personal injury.
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide Product overview SmartCom is an audio/intercom system for multiple rooms. A typical SmartCom system configuration consists of the following SmartCom components: • The SmartCom audio hub, model SCAMP4 and left/right speakers in each zone • The SmartCom intercom hub, model SCHUB8 •...
Chapter 1 Introduction SmartCom audio system The SmartCom audio system is a four-zone/four- source audio system for multiple rooms. You can expand the system to 16 zones of audio. Each room station provides for on/off, mute, source selection, and music volume control. SmartCom intercom system The SmartCom intercom system consists of the SmartCom intercom hub and one to eight...
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide system music is automatically muted during intercom or door station communications. The intercom system provides flexible user- selected room settings for do not disturb (DND) and listen-in modes. Optional door control can be used to open electric locks.
Chapter 1 Introduction SmartCom room station The SmartCom room station (Figure 1) provides a single, convenient graphical LCD keypad to control the SmartCom audio and intercom systems. Figure 1. SmartCom room station Music Intercom controls controls Intercom Music Menu Listen Mute Door On/off...
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide Selection knob The selection knob has the following functions: • Rotate and press to adjust volume control in music mode. • Rotate and press for room selection in intercom mode. • Press to talk for intercom system. •...
Chapter 1 Introduction Music control buttons SmartCom music control buttons (Figure 1 on page 5) include: Music. Press to cycle through all four music source inputs (see Music button on page 12). Menu. Press to display user setup settings of the LCD screen (see Menu button page 15).
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide Intercom control buttons SmartCom intercom control buttons (Figure 1 on page 5) includes: Intercom. Press to select room or all rooms to call (see Intercom button on page 22). DND. Press to prevent door bell and intercom calls from being heard in the room (see DND button...
Chapter 1 Introduction 3. Turn the knob to adjust the intercom volume during an intercom session. To answer an intercom call, do the following: • For all stations calls, press and hold the knob to talk, release the knob when you are done.
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide Advanced set up programming The technician who installs your system will use the Setup menu to set display, intercom, and audio functions for your system. You can adjust some of these functions to update your system or to set your preferences.
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide Music button Press the Music button at any time to display the Music screen (Figure 2). Figure 2. Music screen Source SOURCE 1 selected Music ALL STATIONS SOURCE 1 source Music volume level Selecting a music source When the Music screen is displayed, press the Music button to cycle through the music sources.
Chapter 2 Music controls Setting music volume When the Music screen is displayed, rotate the knob to change the music volume. The display will change to show the current music volume (0 to 78) and change as you rotate the knob (Figure 3).
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide Master mode special feature You can set a room station into a master mode that will make that room station a master controller for all other music zones. All other zones will follow (be set the same as) the master for source selection, volume level, mute, and on/ off control.
Chapter 2 Music controls Menu button Press the Menu button to show a Display settings screen. This screen provides options for setting user preferences for display settings for the following: • Screen timeout on page 16 • Backlight timeout on page 16 •...
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide Screen timeout The Music screen is the default display screen. Anytime you are in another display screen, the display will timeout after a selected interval (30 seconds default) and go back to the Music screen. To change the timeout interval, press the knob to select Screen timeout and rotate the knob to select the time interval desired (0 to 60 seconds).
Chapter 2 Music controls Backlight level on You can set the display Backlight on brightness from 0 to 100% in 5% increments (default set to 100%). Rotate the knob to select Backlight level on and press to select. Rotate the knob again to select the level desired and press to select the level.
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide LED level on You can set the keypad button backlight LEDs on brightness from 0 to 100% in 5% increments (default set to 100%). Rotate the knob to select LED level on. and press the knob to select. Rotate the knob again to select the level you want and press the knob to set your setting.
Chapter 2 Music controls Contrast level You can change the contrast level of the display for optimum viewing. To change the contrast level, rotate the knob to move the selection arrow to Contrast level. Press the knob to select. Rotate the knob to change the contrast level (0 to 10).
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide Mute button Anytime the music is on, you can mute the music by pressing the Mute button. will Music muted be displayed on the screen. On/off button If the display screen shows , press the Music off On/Off button to turn on the zone music.
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide Intercom button Press the Intercom button to switch the room station’s graphical display to the Intercom control screen (Figure 4). The screen will show the last station called or All stations. Figure 4. Intercom control screen Room station ALL STATIONS called...
Chapter 3 Intercom controls Selecting a station to call To select a station to call, do one of the following: Last station called. Press the Intercom button and the last station called will display on the screen. If you want to call this room again, press the knob.
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide Making intercom calls You can make intercom calls to all stations or from station to station. Making all station calls Select All stations with the knob, then press and hold the knob. Three quick tones will sound in each room that is not in do not disturb (DND) mode.
Chapter 3 Intercom controls Note: If no station replies within ten seconds, the call will end. Replying to an all stations call You can answer an All stations call from any room station by pressing the knob to talk back to the calling station.
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide Making station to station calls To make a station to station call, select the room station, and then press and hold the knob. A tone will sound in the room called (if the room is not in DND mode).
Chapter 3 Intercom controls Replying to station to station calls Station to station calls permit the called station to talk back hands free. Once you hear the call alert tone, just start talking to answer the call. The Called room station intercom screen (Figure 8) will automatically be displayed.
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide Intercom call volume control Once you have initiated an intercom call, you can adjust the intercom volume (0 to 32) by turning the knob. The knob only controls the intercom volume while you are on the call. Once the call ends, the music will come back on and turning the knob will adjust the music volume.
Chapter 3 Intercom controls DND button Press the DND button (do not disturb) to prevent any intercom calls or door station calls from being heard in the room. The intercom screen will display and a DND icon Do Not Disturb will appear at the top of all display screens (Figure 10).
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide Calling room station DND alert If a room station selects a room that is in DND mode, the calling station will see a Do not disturb alert on the Calling room station screen (Figure 11). Calls to rooms in DND mode are inhibited.
Chapter 3 Intercom controls Listen button The Listen button allows you to listen in on another room, but only if that room is in monitor mode. This feature allows you to monitor babies or the sick and elderly. Listen mode To use the listen mode, you must first go to the room to be monitored and place that room’s station into monitor mode.
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide Monitor mode To place a room station into monitor mode and allow other room stations to listen in to that room, press the Listen button twice until is displayed on the screen (Figure 13). Monitor Rooms in monitor mode display Monitor flashing and an...
Chapter 3 Intercom controls Door button The Door button is an optional feature of the SmartCom intercom system. Pressing the Door button will trigger a relay on the intercom hub to activate an electric door strike. The Door button is normally disabled in the room station setup to prevent unathorized opening of doors.
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide Setup menu You can use the Setup menu to adjust display, audio, and intercom settings. The menu includes some options that are provided for the technician that installed your system and these options should not be changed. To access the Setup menu, press the top two control buttons on the room station (Music and Intercom) simultaneously.
Chapter 4 Setup menu The Setup menu options include: • Room station address • Display settings on page 38 • Intercom settings on page 39 • Audio settings on page 42 • Door enabled on page 45 • System information on page 45 •...
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide Display settings When you select the Display settings option, the Display settings screen appears. This is the same screen that displays when you press the Menu button. This screen provides options for setting preferences for display settings for the following: •...
Chapter 4 Setup menu Intercom settings Select the Intercom settings option to access the the Intercom settings screen. This screen allows you to change the following intercom settings: • Edit station name. Access the Edit station name screen on page 40. •...
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide Edit station name screen The Edit station name screen allows you to create a custom name for the room station or edit an existing name. Select the Edit station name menu item and press the knob to go to the main edit screen. This screen shows the current station name.
Chapter 4 Setup menu To edit an existing station name, do the following: 1. Select Edit name and press the knob. The edit name text screen will be displayed with the existing name entered. 2. Edit as desired and select Done to apply the edits.
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide Audio settings Select the Audio settings option to access the Audio settings screen. This screen allows you to change the following audio settings. • Master mode enabled. Disabled (No) or enabled (Yes). Allows the master mode to be set permanently to enabled.
Chapter 4 Setup menu Edit sources screen The edit sources screen allows you to edit source names and enable/disable them. To edit a source, scroll to the source to be edited and press the knob to select it. The source settings screen will be displayed.
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide To edit an existing source name, do the following: 1. Select Edit name and press the knob. The edit name text screen will be displayed with the existing name entered. 2. Edit as desired and select Done and press the knob to apply the edits.
Chapter 4 Setup menu Door enabled The room station door button can control a door relay on the intercom hub to operate a door strike to open a door. For security, this is default set to disabled (No). Each room station that you want to enable the door button must be individually set to enabled (Yes).
SmartCom Room Station Pocket Guide Contacting technical support For assistance operating this product, refer to this document and any other documentation provided. If you still have questions, you may contact the installation company for your product.
Chapter 5 Support Online publication library Another great resource for assistance with your GE product is our online publication library. To access the library, go to our website at the following location: http://www.gesecurity.com In the Customer Support menu, select the Resource Library link.