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Cisco D9859 Advanced Receiver
Transcoder Software Version 1.10
Installation and Configuration Guide

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    O L- 3198 0 - 0 1 Cisco D9859 Advanced Receiver Transcoder Software Version 1.10 Installation and Configuration Guide...

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    Please Read This Entire Guide Veuillez lire entièrement ce guide Bitte das gesamte Handbuch durchlesen Sírvase leer completamente la prese nte guía Si prega di leggere completamente questa guida Important Please read this entire guide before you install or operate this product. Give particular attention to all safety statements.

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    Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Modifications to this product not authorized by Cisco could void the FCC approval and negate your authority to operate the product.

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    OF SUCH DAMAGES. Cisco and the Cisco logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Cisco and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. To view a list of Cisco trademarks, go to this URL: www.cisco.com/go/trademarks. Third-party trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

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    AVC/MPEG-4/H.264 Products With respect to each AVC/MPEG-4/H.264 product, Cisco is obligated to provide the following notice: THIS PRODUCT IS LICENSED UNDER THE AVC PATENT PORTFOLIO LICENSE FOR THE PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE OF A CONSUMER TO (i) ENCODE VIDEO IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE AVC STANDARD ("AVC VIDEO")

  • Page 7: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions Safety Precautions Read Instructions – All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the product is operated. Retain Instructions – The safety and operating instructions should be reta ined for future reference. Heed Warnings – All warnings on the product and in the operating instructions should be adhered to.

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    Safety Precautions Use only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table recommended by the manufacturer, or sold with the product. Any mounting of the product should follow the manufacturer’s instructions, and should use a mounting accessory recommended by the manufacturer. A product and cart combination should be moved with care.

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    Safety Precautions 13 Protective Attachment Plug – The product is equipped with an attachment plug having overload protection. This is a safety feature. See Instruction Manual for replacement or resetting of protective device. If replacement of the plug is required, be sure the service technician has used a replacement plug specified by the manufacturer that has the same overload protection as the original plug.

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    Safety Precautions 19 Servicing – Do not attempt to service this product yourself as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. 20 Damage Requiring Service – Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions: When the power-supply cord or plug is damaged, b If liquid has been spilled, or objects have fallen into the product,...

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    Safety Precautions You may find this symbol on the product and/or in the literature that accompanies this product. It indicates a live terminal; the symbol pointing to the terminal device. You may find this symbol on the product and/or in the literature that accompanies this product.

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    Safety Precautions Règles de sécurité Protégez-vous des risques d'électrocution et protégez votre système contre les endommagements éventuels. Ce produit respecte les standards internationaux de sécurité et de conception. Veuillez observer toutes les procédures de sécurité qui apparaissent dans ce guide, ainsi que les symboles de sécurité...

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    Safety Precautions Ne marchez pas sur les câbles ou les prises et n'y exercez aucune pression.  Réparations effectuées à l'usine Ne confiez les travaux de réparations qu'au personnel autorisé par l'usine.  Sicherheitsvorkehrungen Schützen Sie sich gegen elektrischen Schlag, und Ihr Gerät gegen Beschädigung! Dieses Gerät entspricht internationalen Sicherheits-und Ausführungsnormen.

  • Page 14: Precauciones De Seguridad

    Safety Precautions Kabel Vor jeglicher Wartung des Gerätes sind alle Kabel zu entfernen.  Hierzu grundsätzlich am Stecker oder Verbindungsstück und niemals am Kabel  selber ziehen. Nicht auf die Kabel oder Stecker treten oder diese einer Zugbelastung aussetzen.  Hersteller-Wartung Wartungsarbeiten sind nur durch vom Hersteller autorisierte Techniker ...

  • Page 15: Precauzioni Di Sicurezza

    Safety Precautions Cubierta No permita que la humedad penetre en este producto.  No abra la cubierta del producto a menos que se indique lo contrario.  No introduzca objetos a través de las aberturas de la cubierta del producto. ...

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    Safety Precautions Collegare questo prodotto solamente alla fonte di alimentazione indicat a sul  pannello posteriore di questo prodotto. Se questo prodotto non è dotato di un interruttore principale, il cavo di  alimentazione funge a questo scopo. Chiusura Proteggete da umidità questo prodotto. ...

  • Page 17: Table Of Contents

    Power Connection ......................20 Installing the D9859 Transcoder ..................21 Rack Mount ed ....................... 21 Cooling ........................21 Grounding ......................21 Mou nting the D9859 Transcoder to a Rack ............21 Connecting t he AC Power to the D9859 Transcoder ......... 22...

  • Page 18: Table Of Contents

    Rear C onnector Panel......................23 Connecting t he I nput/Output Signals................25 Connecting t he RF Inputs ..................25 Connecting t he ASI Input ..................25 Connecting t he Video Outputs ................25 Connecting t he Balanced Audio Output............. 25 Connecting t he Ethernet Managem ent Int erface ..........

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    Shortcuts ......................135 Modules ....................... 136 Alarms/Warnings ....................137 D9859 Menus ........................138 D9859 Web GUI Environm ent ..................140 Wind ow Buttons ....................140 Setting up Input Information ..................141 Setting up the RF Input ..................141 Setting up the ASI Input..................146 Setting up SI Receive Parameters ..............

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    Viewing Tra nscoder Version I nformation ............239 Setting up Import/Export File Information ............. 241 Setting up Import/Export FTP Information ............. 243 Managing D9859 Web GUI Accou nts ............... 245 Configuring Lock Level Settings ............... 249 Configuring Front Panel Settings ..............251 Viewing Support Inf ormation ..................

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    Chapter 6 Service and Maintenance D9859 Transcoder Alarm Messages ................260 Alarms ......................... 260 Warnings ......................299 Power Supply Replacement.................... 317 Chapter 7 Customer Information Appendix A Technical Specifications L-Band Input and Process ing ..................322 General ........................ 322 LNB LO Stability....................322 LNB Power and C ontrol..................

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    IP .......................... 341 Trap Destinations ....................342 Protocols ......................342 Video........................342 Audio ........................343 Captions ......................343 VBI ........................343 Subtitles ....................... 343 Decode ......................... 344 Cueing ......................... 344 TS Out - ASI ......................345 TS Out - MOIP ....................345 DPM - ASI/MOIP ....................

  • Page 23: About This Manual

    About This Manual About This Manual Objective This manual describes how to install, use and maintain the Cisco D9859 Advanced Receiver Transcoder. Note: The manual describes all available options for the D9859 transcoder. Your D9859 transcoder may only have some of the features described in this manual.

  • Page 25: Chapter 1 Introduction

    Chapter 1 Introduction Overview This chapter is a general introduction to the Cisco D985 9 Advanced Receiver Transcoder. It describes the most common applications and interfaces of the transcoder. In This Chapter  D9859 Advanced Receiver T ranscod er ..........2 ...

  • Page 26: D9859 Advanced Receiver T Ranscod Er

    Chapter 1 Introduction D9859 Advanced Receiver Transcoder The Cisco D9859 Advanced Receiver Transcoder extends the distribution op tions for MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding (AVC) high definition from solely MPEG-4 environments to existing MPEG-2 networks. Support for up to eight simultaneous...

  • Page 27: Software Update

    Advanced Disaster Recovery capabilities  Software Update All software in the D9859 transcoder is stored in non-volatile memory that can be electrically programmed. New software releases for the D9859 transcoder can be downloaded via the Ethernet 10/100/1000BASE-T Management interface. OL-31980 -01...

  • Page 28: Transport Stream Outputs

    Digital Program Insertion (DPI) information will also be available along with the video and audio PIDs (Packet Identifiers) for external ad - insertion in compressed digital format. The diagram below shows an example of the D9859 transcoder used in an ASI or MPEGoIP application. OL-31980-01...

  • Page 29: Mpe Output

    IP data can be sent through an Ethernet switch to an IP router or directly to a receiving device. The diagram below shows an example of the D9859 transcoder used in an MPE application.

  • Page 30: Disaster Recovery

    A DR symbol is displayed on the front panel, and the D9859 web GUI displays a D/R in progress status. During a disaster, the receiver will attempt to tune to a different backup transport, based on the search path configured.

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    Disaster Recovery If the acquisition fails or there is no signal lock on the Backup 1 transport, the receiver will continue to search for the next backup transport for PE1 (Backup 2 transport). If the acquisition is successful on the Backup 2 transport, the receiver will set PE1 to channel 101, but leave PE2 to channel 2 because PE2 is not specified for Backup 2 transport.

  • Page 33: Chapter 2 Quick Setup - Read Me First

    Chapter 2 Quick Setup - Read Me First! Overview This chapter provides a quick setup for the Cisco D9859 Advanced Receiver Transcoder. If you are unsure about which receiver settings to use, contact your local service provider for assistance. In This Chapter ...

  • Page 34: Maintena Nce Of Emc Comp Liance

    Chapter 2 Quick Setup - Read Me First! Maintenance of EMC Compliance Double-shielded (braid/foil or braid/braid) cables should be used for all ASI I/O and RF inputs. Single-shield cables are acceptable for all other inputs and outputs. For terminal block (Alarms) I/O, no shielding is required. OL-31980-01...

  • Page 35: Connecting T He T Ranscod Er To Other Equ Ipment

    Connecting the Transcoder to Other Equipment Connecting the Transcoder to Other Equipment The following displays the rear panel of the D9859 transcoder: Connect the L-Band signal to RF1. 13V or 18V LNB power is only available on the RF1 port. The factory default setting for LNB power is OFF.

  • Page 36: Setting Up For Net Work Connection

    Chapter 2 Quick Setup - Read Me First! Setting up for Network Connection Press MENU to display the Main menu. If the Advanced Receiver Transcoder is to be connected to a network, press move to the Setup menu. Press SELECT. Press twice to select the IP menu.

  • Page 37: Quick Setup Instructions For Rf Acqu Isition

    Quick Setup Instructions for RF Acquisition Quick Setup Instructions for RF Acquisition Press MENU to display the Main menu. to go to the Setup menu. Press SELECT. Press to move to the TS Input Press menu. Press SELECT. To setup the ASI input port, go to step 4. To setup the RF1 input port, go to step Press SELECT three times.

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    Chapter 2 Quick Setup - Read Me First! 13 If the front LED is solid green, the unit is authorized. Proceed with Assigning a Program Channel to a PE (Program Entry) (on page 15)). If the front LED is flashing green, the unit is unauthorized. Please contact your service provider and provide the Tracking ID number for authorization.

  • Page 39: Assigning A Program C Hannel To A Pe (program E Ntry)

    keys to scroll through the available program entries. Press ADV and use the Note: The D9859 is available in an eight channel configuration. Press ADV again to select the channel number. keys to scroll through the available program channels or directly Use the enter the channel number using the 0 to 9 keys;...

  • Page 40: Setting Up The Asi Output

    Chapter 2 Quick Setup - Read Me First! Setting up the ASI Output Press MENU to move to the Main Menu. Press to move to the Setup menu. Press SELECT. Press to move to the Outputs menu. Press SELECT. Press to move to the TS Out menu. Press SELECT. to select Press SELECT to access the ASI menu.

  • Page 41: Setting The Dpm Mode

    Setting the DPM Mode Setting the DPM Mode A program can be set to one of four Digital Program Mapping (DPM) modes, either Drop, Pass, Map, or Xcode. For more information, see TS Out - DPM (on page 99). LCD Setting Description Drop Removes the service and its associated PMT reference...

  • Page 43: Chapter 3 Installation

    Cisco D9859 Advanced Receiver Transcoder. Qualified Personnel Only appropriately qualified and trained service personnel should attempt to install, operate, or maintain the D9859 transcoder. WARNING: Allow only authorized and qualified service personnel to install, operate, maintain, and service this product. Otherwise, personal injury or equipment damage may occur.

  • Page 44: Power Connection

    AC power, see Appendix A - Technical Specifications (on page 321). As Cisco units are designed for continuous operation, some products do not have a power switch. In this case the mains cord and/or DC power supply cable serve(s) as the mains disconnect device.

  • Page 45: Installing The D9859 Transcoder

    Cooling The D9859 transcoder is cooled by the use of internal fans. The air intake is from the front and the air outlet is on the rear. Note: Adequate cooling must be provided equaling 110 W (maximum) at 25°C per unit to avoid overheating.

  • Page 46: Connecting T He Ac Power To The D9859 Transcoder

    Make sure that the power cable is connected to protective ground. See for Grounding (on page 21) more information. The D9859 transcoder is equipped with one power supply located in the rear of the chassis. Note the location of the power supply in the event of alarms/warnings resulting in replacement of a power supply.

  • Page 47: Rear C Onnector Panel

    Rear Connector Panel Rear Connector Panel The following diagram show the rear connector panel of the D9859 transcoder: The following table describes the function and type of the various connectors. Connector Description Type RF Inputs Each input accepts an LNB signal input.

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    Chapter 3 Installation Connector Description Type Composite Video CVBS 1 and CVBS 2 provide two identical SD composite video outputs for monitoring Outputs applications. Balanced Audio Outputs Audio 1 and Audio 2 provide two stereo Terminal Blocks pairs or four mono channels. Ground Screw Grounding point for...

  • Page 49: Connecting T He I Nput/output Signals

    Connecting the Input/Output Signals Connecting the Input/Output Signals Connecting the RF Inputs Connect up to four LNB RF cables to the RF connectors labeled RF1 through RF4 on the rear of the unit. Use 75-ohm (braid/foil or braid/braid), low insertion loss coaxial cable. Each input accepts an LNB signal input.

  • Page 50: Connecting T He Ethernet Managem Ent Int Erface

    D9859 transcoder directly to another Ethernet device without using a hub or switch. Set up the IP address on the D9859 transcoder (via the front panel display). For information on setting up the IP address via the front panel, see IP (on page 69).

  • Page 51: Connecting T He Asi Outputs

    Connecting the ASI Outputs Proceed as follows to connect to the ASI outputs: Connect the output signal from the D9859 transcoder ASI OUT connectors. A ll three outputs, ASI OUT 1, 2 and 3 are identical. Use a Belden “Brilliance” cable with foil/braid construction. The shield must provide 99% or better shielding effectiveness.

  • Page 52: Connecting T He Rs-232 Data Interface

    38.4 kbps (default). These outputs are user-configurable via the Setup Menu on the front panel. The interconnect cable from the D9859 transcoder to a PC should be straight through (for example, no handshaking), shielded and equipped with a DB-9 male connector at one end to mate with the rear panel RS-232 Data interface, and a female DB-9 connector to connect to the PC.

  • Page 53: Configuring Op En-collector Outputs

    Configuring Open-collector Outputs The D9859 supports decoding of SCTE-35 messages with DTMF descriptor. The D9859 outputs tones or sets the open collector contacts according to the content of the DTMF descriptor in the Cisco D9054 HDTV Encoder and the Cisco D9036 Modular Encoding Platform.

  • Page 54: Setting Adm In User Privileges Via A Telnet/ssh Connection

    Up to 10 usernames/passwords can be defined for login use via a telnet, SSH, or Web GUI (for example, http) session on the D9859 transcoder. When a user tries to login via a telnet, SSH, or http connection, the user is required to provide a username and a password.

  • Page 55: Adding A New User

    Setting Admin User Privileges via a Telnet/SSH Connection In the Passphrase field, type the password, localadmin. Wait a few seconds, until the Use rhosts to log in is disabled. Note: The username and password are case-sensitive. The default username is admin and the default password is localadmin. d Click OK.

  • Page 56: Changing A Username

    Chapter 3 Installation Changing a Username At the admin prompt, type pwd username_change and press Enter. At the CURRENT USERNAME prompt, type the username you want to edit and press Enter. At the NEW USERNAME prompt, type the new username and press Enter. Note: Ensure that the new username does not match any of the usernames already defined in the authentication table.

  • Page 57: Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Overview This chapter describes how to set up the Cisco D9859 Advanced Receiver Transcoder using the front panel keys and display. This information is primarily applicable for standalone operations. In This Chapter  About the Front Panel ................34 ...

  • Page 58: About The Front Panel

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation About the Front Panel The D9859 transcoder is operated using controls and indicators on the front panel. These include the numeric keypad, the Navigation/Selection keypad, the LCD, the Alarm and Signal indicators. These are shown in the following illustration.

  • Page 59: Navigation/s Elect Ion Keypad

    About the Front Panel Signal Explanation State/Color Green Flashing indicates one of the following conditions:  difficulty with an input, route or output.  one or more RF inputs, or the ASI input are not synchronized.  one or more outputs are routed, but muted by a fault condition.

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    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Button Function LEFT Arrow key When moving through menus, it highlights the menu item to the left. When entering data, it moves the cursor to the left. In some menus, it backspaces over the data entry. RIGHT Arrow When moving through menus, it highlights the menu item to...

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    About the Front Panel Button Function Alphanumeric Pressing the numeric keys 2-9 once will enter the respective Entry digit into a data entry field. Pressing these buttons again will enter the first of the letters displayed beside the number. Repeatedly pressing the button will toggle through all of the key's possible choices.

  • Page 62: Locking/u Nlocking The Front Panel

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Locking/Unlocking the Front Panel Depending on the customer’s default settings, the receiver is shipped with a locked or unlocked front panel. You can lock or unlock the front panel using the front panel keypad. Proceed as follows to unlock the front panel using the front panel keypad: From the Startup screen, press SELECT and then INFO.

  • Page 63: Startup Screen

    Startup Screen Startup Screen Main Structure On power-up and initialization, the startup screen is displayed similar to that shown below. The screen also indicates the signal status. Channel Authorization Status From the startup screen, press the right or left arrow keys on the front panel keypad to move to the PE entry authorization status screen.

  • Page 64: Lcd Symbol

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation LCD Setting Description Freq: Downlink frequency of the tuned signal in GHz. Lvl: Signal level in dBm. Marg: Carrier-to-noise (C/N) margin in dB. DEGD The Degraded indicator only appears if there is degraded tuning information in use. This occurs if the SI tables are not consistent on the incoming stream.

  • Page 65: Assigning P Rogram To The P Rogram Entry

    Startup Screen LCD Symbol Description The up/down symbol indicates that the UP/DOWN arrow key is active. The Download In Progress (DL) symbol indicates that the transcoder is currently downloading a software update and storing it into memory in the background. Note: Service interruption occurs during a reboot, which is always required when the transcoder's software is updated.

  • Page 66: Deleting A Program From The P Rogram Ent Ry

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Press the ADV key to select PE1. PE1 1 Channel Name Freq:12.658 Lvl:-50 Marg:11.6 Press to scroll through the available program entries. Press ADV again to select the channel number. Ch # PE1 1 Channel Name Freq:12.658 Lvl:-50 Marg:11.6 Directly enter the channel number using the 0 to 9 keys and press SELECT to apply the channel number, or press...

  • Page 67: Main Menu

    Main Menu Main Menu Operation of the D9859 Advanced Receiver Transcoder begins at the Main menu. From the startup screen, press the MENU key to view the Main menu. Main Menu Main Menu Status Setup About Versions Diagnostics Select the desired function by moving the cursor left or right by pressing the LEFT or RIGHT arrow key.

  • Page 68: Status Menu

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Status Menu Structure To view the Status menu from the Main menu, press the SELECT key. The Status menu indicates the status of the input and output signals, the video and audio services, and allows you to browse and/or configure the alarms and warnings. The Status menu is split into four parts;...

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    Status Menu Status Menu: General Menu Item Description Parameters Input Indicates the currently selected input RF1 to RF4, or ASI source. Status Indicates whether the input signal is Locked - Indicates the receiver is locked to a carrier with no valid locked.

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    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Parameters Browse Select to view the current active alarms and warnings, including additional details. Abort, Continue. Select Abort to Clear All Select to clear all the active alarms and cancel the operation or Continue warnings.

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    Status Menu Menu Item Description Parameters Stream AR Indicates the aspect ratio of the 4:3, 14:9 or 16:9 incoming video stream. Act Conv Displays the actual applied aspect None, 4:3 L/B, 4:3 P/B, 14:9, 14:9, ratio conversion. 4:3 F/H or 16:9 F/W Audio Menu Item Description...

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    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Parameters Status Indicates the current signal lock status Locked - Indicates the receiver is locked to a carrier with no valid for the input. content. Lock+Sig - Indicates the receiver is locked to a carrier with valid content.

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    Status Menu Menu Item Description Parameters C/N Margin (dB) Indicates the current Carrier-to-Noise Values can be displayed in the Margin for the received signal. The range of -32.0 to +30.0 dB. Carrier-to-Noise margin is the actual distance that C/N is from the noise threshold.

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    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Parameters Polar Indicates the polarity of the LNB Power Off, 13V, or 18V supply. LO Select Indicates whether a 22 kHz tone is On or Off available on input port RF1. This is applicable for dual-band applications.

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    Status Menu Menu Item Description Parameters SR Status This displays the status of an Not Started - Indicates that an event has alternate authorized not started. program/service from the same Primary - Indicates that a service transport stream when the receiver replacement event is active, but the is not authorized to view the primary program is being displayed.

  • Page 76: Status Menu - Ip

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Status Menu: TS Output Output Status Menu Item Description Parameters Output Indicates the output type. ASI or MPEGoIP Rate (Mbps) Indicates the current output bit rate. 0 to 213 Mbps Free (Mbps) Indicates the available bandwidth, in Mbps (without stuffing).

  • Page 77: Status Menu - Dr

    Status Menu Menu Item Description Parameters Stream Overflow Indicates the MPEG over IP transport stream Yes or No overflow status. Combined User Displays the configured output bit rate. Rate Actual Rate Port Displays the current output bit rates for the control 0 to 206 Mbps port (Port 1) and data port (Port 2).

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    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Global Status Menu Item Description Parameters State Displays the current disaster recovery status. The No Disaster, D/R In three statuses are: Progress, D/R Disabled  No Disaster - The unit is in a normal state. ...

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    Status Menu Menu Item Description Parameters Input, NetId, Freq For information on the tuning parameters, see – (GHz), SymRate, Status Menu: TS Input (on page 47). FEC, OrbPos, E/W, Note: The RF input must be configured to match Pol, Modulation, the bandwidth of the backup parameters.

  • Page 80: Setup Menu

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Setup Menu To view the Setup menu from the Main menu, press the RIGHT arrow key once and the SELECT key. The Setup menu is split into eight sections: Administration, TS Input, IP, Services, Outputs, CA, Alarms/Warnings, and Noise Cutoff. For instructions on how to select and store settings, see About the Front Panel (on page 34).

  • Page 81: Setup Menu: Admin

    The Admin menu has the following structure: Menu Item Description Parameters Lock Level Sets the front panel interface lock 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4 level. For information on each of the lock levels, see D9859 Transcoder Lock Levels. OL-31980 -01...

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    Depending on the unit, the default password for all lock levels is 1234. For more information on the default password, contact Cisco customer support. Old Pwd, New Pwd, To change the password, enter the old password (Old Pwd). Next,...

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    Setup Menu Menu Item Description Parameters LCD Contrast Adjusts the contrast of the LCD 1 (lowest contrast) to 30 (highest menu panel. contrast) DL Mode Set the unforced over-the-air Always - Unforced download will be accepted and saved in download mode. memory.

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    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Parameters Type The type of download being None - No download is being performed. performed. HTTP - An HTTP download from the web GUI is being performed. Over Air - An over-the-air download is being performed.

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    Setup Menu Menu Item Description Parameters Command Select a command to issue to the Abort - Stops a download that current download. This command is currently being received. is for over-the-air downloads only. Restart - Restarts a previously It has no effect on the HTTP aborted download.

  • Page 86: Setup Menu: Ts Input

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Setup Menu: TS Input To view the TS (Transport Stream) Input menu from the Main menu, press the RIGHT arrow key once and then the SELECT key to reach the Setup menu. Then press the RIGHT arrow key once and the SELECT key to view the TS Input menu. For instructions on how to select and store settings, see About the Front Panel (on page 34).

  • Page 87

    Setup Menu Menu Item Description Parameters Tune Mode Select the tables required for the service Basic - Requires NIT to be present. list creation and signal acquisition. Auto - Uses all the service list tables and it will acquire if any service list tables are present.

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    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Parameters CA Ctl Sets how the conditional access will attempt to Std - In standard mode, if a program is not descramble the scrambled programs. authorized, even if some services are not scrambled, the whole program will not be authorized.

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    Setup Menu Menu Item Description Parameters OrbPos This is the location in orbit of the satellite Degrees currently being used. The satellite position (in degrees) in combination with the direction (either E (East) or W (West)) denotes the satellite position the dish connected to the current RF Input should point to.

  • Page 90

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Parameters Select the Forward Error Correction inner code 1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, or rate. The FEC must match the FEC of the Auto transmitted signal. L-Band This is the L-Band operating frequency used by 950 to 2150 MHz the receiver.

  • Page 91

    Setup Menu Menu Item Description Parameters 22kHz For dual band applications, select whether to On, Off, or Auto. transmit the 22 kHz tone Local Oscillator Auto uses the crossover control signal of RF1. frequency to determine if the tone is transmitted. Tune Mode Custom This menu is where you set up your custom properties.

  • Page 92: Setup Menu: Ip

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Status Menu Item Description Parameters Service List Mode Indicates if all the expected Degraded or Rigorous service list tables are present (Rigorous) or only some of the service list tables are present (Degraded) This is not supported in the current release.

  • Page 93

    Setup Menu The IP menu has the following structure: Menu Item Description Parameters Port ID Select the Ethernet interface to 1, 2, or 3. Interface 1 is the control and management interface and interface 2 configure. and interface 3 are data interfaces. Description Sets the description or name for the Up to 20 alphanumeric characters in...

  • Page 94

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Parameters Gateway Sets the Network Gateway Address The IP Address/Mask and Gateway on the Network, used to expose the Address should be changed together, i.e., as a group. The following table receiver to a WAN. shows the most commonly used Subnet mask values to enter for a chosen IP address mask, which will...

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    Setup Menu Menu Item Description Parameters Reset Credentials If for some reason, you cannot access the decoder (due to a forgotten password, corrupted data, etc.), the recovery procedure for the decoder is as follows: Using the keypad, choose this field on the front panel menu.

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    The passwords must comply with the following requirements:  It cannot contain username or reversed username.  It cannot contain any of the following strings: cisco, sciatl, ocsic, Itaics, atlsci, icslta, or any string achieved by full or partial capitalization of letters. ...

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    Setup Menu Protocols The Protocols menu allows you to control remote access protocols (Telnet, SSH, HTTP, and SNMP) to the IRD. Menu Item Description Port Number Parameters Telnet Controls Telnet access to the TCP port #23 Enable (default) - Allow IRD.

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    By enabling or disabling the protocols, dynamic hardware and software firewalls are created for the D9859 transcoder. Accessing TCP and UDP Serv ices The following describes the commands used to access port information for all the supported protocols.

  • Page 99

    Note: The hardware firewall may impose different rules for the Management and Data ports. For example, remote access protocols, such as SSH or HTTP, are only enabled on the Management port. Redundancy The D9859 transcoder is a single-port unit. The redundancy settings are not supported. OL-31980 -01...

  • Page 100: Setup Menu: Services

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Setup Menu: Services To view the Services menu from the Main menu, press the RIGHT arrow key once and then the SELECT key to reach the Setup menu. Then press the RIGHT arrow key three times and the SELECT key to view the Services menu. The Services menu allows you to set up all the operating parameters associated with audio, video and captions services.

  • Page 101

    Setup Menu Video Menu Item Description Parameters PV Format Sets the primary video output format for Auto, SD, HD 720p, or HD local decoding. 1080i Stream Indicates the video format of the input video stream. This value is read-only. SD Format Selects the standard definition output Auto, NTSC, PAL-N (AR), format to use on the primary video if the...

  • Page 102

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Parameters Act Conv The actual aspect ratio conversion the None, 16:9 L/B, 4:3 P/B, 14:9, receiver will perform based on what you 4:3 CCO, 16:9 SCALE have selected. This is read-only. Refer to the Aspect Ratio Conversions table below for the conversions performed by the receiver based on your selection, and the effect on the picture displayed by...

  • Page 103

    Setup Menu Aspect Ratio Conv ersions The following table displays the conversions performed by the receiver based on the Act Conv selection: Stream TV A/R Conversion Act Conv Description Image None None Normal Picture Auto None No conversion 16:9 L/B None Conversion is not possible.

  • Page 104

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Stream TV A/R Conversion Act Conv Description Image 16:9 4:3 P/B 4:3 P/B 4:3 picture is centered in a pillar-style box. 16:9 14:9 14:9 Compromises some up- sampling. Some black bars and cropping are visible. 16:9 16:9 SCALE 16:9...

  • Page 105

    Setup Menu Stream TV A/R Conversion Act Conv Description Image 16:9 16:9 L/B 16:9 L/B Vertically down-samples the picture and applies black bars at the top and bottom of the screen. 16:9 4:3 CCO 4:3 CCO Horizontally up-samples the center portion of the picture to fill the screen.

  • Page 106

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Parameters Stereo/Mono Sets the output mixing. Stereo - Left and Right are passed directly through to Left and Right R-MONO - Right is passed to both the Left and Right L-MONO - Left is passed to both the Left and Right Mixed - Left is passed to both the Left and Right, and Right is passed to both...

  • Page 107

    Setup Menu Menu Item Description Parameters If Select Language By is set to Language List ara (Arabic), btk (Batak (Indonesia), Language List, select the language ben (Bengali), bul (Bulgarian), chi (Chinese), cze (Czech), dan (Danish), for the selected audio. dut (Dutch), eng (English), fin (Finnish), fre (French), ger (German), gre (Greek), heb (Hebrew), hin (Hindi), hun (Hungarian), ice...

  • Page 108

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Parameters WSS Mode Selects the Wide Screen Signaling Auto:Create - Creates WSS to output mode. It is used to select output the correct aspect ratio, how the receiver affects PAL WSS when performing aspect ratio when it is present in the VBI line 23.

  • Page 109

    Setup Menu Subtitles This menu allows you to configure the type of subtitling (i. e., DVB or Imitext) displayed by the transcoder, and how the transcoder displays subtitling on the TV. Menu Item Description Parameters Op Mode Sets the subtitle mode. Off - No subtitles are displayed.

  • Page 110

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Parameters PMT Order If PMT Order was selected First to Eighth in the Select Language By menu, select the subtitle PID entry to display. This information is available from your uplink service provider.

  • Page 111

    Setup Menu Decode Menu Item Description Parameters Decoder Select the local decode service to Video, Audio1 to Audio4, VBI (Vertical Blanking Interval) configure. DATA (low speed data), MPE1 Note: By default, all the decode to MPE5 (Multiprotocol services are enabled. Encapsulation), STT (Subtitles), or DPI (Digital Program Insertion)

  • Page 112: Setup Menu: Outputs

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Setup Menu: Outputs To view the Outputs menus from the Main menu, press the RIGHT arrow key once and then the SELECT key to reach the Setup menu. Then press the RIGHT arrow key four times and the SELECT key to view the Outputs menu. The Outputs menu allows you to set up the rear panel control relays for alarms, cue tones and cue triggers, and the transport stream outputs, Digital Program Mapping (DPM), and Transcoding.

  • Page 113

    Setup Menu Cueing Menu Item Description Parameters Cueing Mode Select whether cueing output Trigger or Tone should be DTMF tones or Tone - Cue tones are standard Dual- trigger pins. Tone Multi-Frequency (DTMF) tones. The tones are generated at the Cue Tone/Relay output on the rear panel of the receiver.

  • Page 114

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Parameters Tones Sets the three digit tone 000 to 999 sequence. Mode Sets the tone sequence mode. * - Start tone only # - End tone only */# - Start and end tones. The end tone is signaled after waiting the time specified in Delay(sec).

  • Page 115

    Setup Menu TS Out - ASI Menu Item Description Parameters Name Displays the name assigned to the 20-character string transport output for ease of reference. This is read-only. Rate Control Select the output rate control. Auto - The output rate follows that set by the uplink.

  • Page 116

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Parameters Output Mode Select the DPM output mode for No Output - No ASI output will be generated and the current output. the ASI port will be disabled. With the exception of No Output Passthrough - All PEs will be set to Pass and other and Full DPM Control, selecting DPM settings will also be set.

  • Page 117

    Setup Menu Menu Item Description Parameters Config Type Indicates the current DPM Edited by User - DPM changes were made. configuration change by a user Unmodified - No changes were made after setting after changing the Output Mode. a new Output Mode. Auto Re-Mapped - Output map changed automatically to fix the output channel or PID conflicts at the time of setup.

  • Page 118

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation MOIP Menu Item Description Parameters Name This is the name assigned to the 20-character string transport output for ease of reference. Rate Control This is the DPM output rate Auto - The output rate follows that set by the uplink.

  • Page 119

    Setup Menu Menu Item Description Parameters Output Mode Select the DPM output mode No Output - No MPEGoIP output will be for the current output. generated. With the exception of No Passthrough - All PEs will be set to Pass and Output and Full DPM Control, other DPM settings will also be set.

  • Page 120

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Parameters Config Type Indicates the current DPM Edited by User - DPM changes were made. configuration change by a user Unmodified - No changes were made after after changing the Output setting a new Output Mode. Mode.

  • Page 121

    Setup Menu Menu Item Description Parameters Auto Map Aux Select whether the DPM sets the Yes or No output actions for all the auxiliary PEs to Map when the Output Mode is set to Transcode. If the Fixed Output is set to Yes, the output configuration for the auxiliary PEs is determined by the fixed output table options when you...

  • Page 122

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Parameters MOIP Selects the transport protocol to RTP or UDP be used for the output stream. Min IP/s This selects the minimum 0, 2 to 1000 number of IP packets per second. TOS (Type Of This sets the quality of service.

  • Page 123

    Setup Menu TS Out - DPM To view the DPM menu from the TS Out menu, press the RIGHT arrow key. The DPM menu provides access to functionality associated with Global, ASI, and MOIP outputs. The DPM menu allows you to groom functionality on a program basis where individual service PID modifications are provided on a limited scale.

  • Page 124

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation DPM - Global Menu Item Description Parameters Resync All: Select to resynchronize all DPM output with the PMT data for all program entries on the selected output. Regenerate Selects whether to regenerate Always or As Needed the PSI tables in the output.

  • Page 125

    Setup Menu Menu Item Description Parameters Selects the action to perform on Pass (default) - Output channel is the same as the input channel. The the current program entry. OutCh, and PMT settings are ignored. This setting controls the overall All PID map entries are ignored DPM behavior of the PE and except for entries that explicitly drop...

  • Page 126

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Parameters Press Select to view and configure the PID map. The PID map is used to map input services to output PIDs. For more information, see PID Map Menu (on page 104). Map Mode Select the DPM mapping mode Svc ID - The elementary PIDs are not...

  • Page 127

    Setup Menu Menu Item Description Parameters PSI Options Select the action to perform on Pass All - Transmits the incoming PSI the PSI tables for the output Tables as is; does not modify the content and rate. The PSI Rate and stream.

  • Page 128

    Template - Map the input to a fixed template output. PAT/PMT Offset This is a customer-specifi c mode, only to be used if directed by Cisco. For more information, contact Cisco customer support. NIT Offset This is a customer-specifi c mode, only to be used if directed by Cisco.

  • Page 129

    Setup Menu Menu Item Description Parameters Select the action to perform on Map - The service selected by the OutType and Instance will be the current PID. mapped to the specified PID. This is The Drop action is always only applied if the PE action is set to performed, but the Map option Map or XCode.

  • Page 130

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Setting Mode Options Description NITO Pass, Drop, PwRC Network Information Table - Other Pass, Drop, Regen, PwRC Service Description Table SDTO Pass, Drop, PwRC Service Description Table - Other Pass, Drop, PwRC Bouquet Association Table Pass, Drop Event Information Table Pass, Drop...

  • Page 131

    Setup Menu Use the RIGHT arrow key to move to the right and select PID to display the detailed menu level. Configure the input to output channel mapping. Video and PCR can be output on the same PID or different PIDs. If output on the same PID, they will appear identical to the input.

  • Page 132

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Parameter Description Pass Pass Pass Pass Drop Drop Drop Drop 10 Press MENU three times to exit the TS Out menu and save the data. If the changes cannot be saved/made, a message will be displayed indicating "Bad configuration data".

  • Page 133

    Setup Menu Select PE Resync: All. The receiver will synchronize the PE output according to the services and then the PIDs assigned to each service. To synchronize the output to a Template: Using a template allows you to preset the input to output mapping of a PE according to the preset template.

  • Page 134

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Transcode Menu Item Description Parameters This selects the transcoder 1 to 8 index as referenced by DPM. Video Mode This selects the transcode Auto - Leaves the input video format and resolution unchanged. channel video mode. e.g., SD in - SD out, HD in - HD out.

  • Page 135

    Setup Menu Menu Item Description Parameters SD Bitrate This sets the transcode channel 2 to 15 Mb/s in 400 b/s output bit rate when HD to SD increments. The default is 4.0 transcoding is selected for the Mb/s. output channel. HD/SD GOP This selects the Transcode User GOP (MN), I Frame Sync, or...

  • Page 136

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Parameters CC Pkt 1, CC Pkt 2 This selects the order to output None, SCTE-20, or CEA 708. The the closed caption packets on default is CEA 708. the transcoded SD output. LOI Action This selects the transcode Loss No Output or Black Output...

  • Page 137

    Setup Menu TS Out - Options To view the Options menu from the TS Out menu, press the RIGHT arrow key four times. The Options menu allows you to configure auto synchronization and fixed output options for the MPEG over IP and ASI outputs. The Options menu has the following structure: TS Output Options Menu Item...

  • Page 138

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Parameters Set to Yes to use the input Use Inp Yes or No channel numbers, PMT PID Chan/PMT/PIDs numbers, and/or ES PID numbers. Otherwise, set to No to use the Start channel and channel Step assigned below.

  • Page 139: Setup Menu: Ca

    Setup Menu Setup Menu: CA To view the CA menu from the Main menu, press the RIGHT arrow key once and then the SELECT key to reach the Setup menu. Then press the RIGHT arrow key six times and the SELECT key to view the CA menu. The CA menu provides information about the ISE, the status of the ADP transmission, and allows you to set the BISS mode and session words available from your service provider.

  • Page 140

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Parameters ADP Enc Total Indicates the total number of encrypted Addressable Data Packets received. Ideally, the ADP Enc Pass and ADP Enc Total numbers should be identical. ADP Non-Enc Pass Indicates the number of non- encrypted Addressable Data Packets successfully processed.

  • Page 141: Setup Menu: Alarm/wa Rning

    Setup Menu Menu Item Description Parameters BISS-E IID If BISS Mode is Mode E, enter the 14-character password. Once entered, it cannot be viewed and injected ID. it is only displayed as asterisks (*). Contact your program provider for the session word. Setup Menu: Alarm/Warning To view the Alarm/Warning menu from the Main menu, press the RIGHT arrow key once and then the SELECT key to reach the Setup menu.

  • Page 142

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Parameters Alarm Vid Cutoff Select whether the video output Enable or Disable is cut off if any enabled alarm is The default is Disable. active on the receiver. When video is cut off, there will be no horizontal or vertical synchronization on the output.

  • Page 143: Setup Menu: Noise Cutoffs

    Setup Menu Setup Menu: Noise Cutoffs To view the Noise Cutoffs menu from the Main menu, press the RIGHT Arrow key once and then the SELECT key to reach the Setup menu. Then press the RIGHT arrow key eight times and the SELECT key to view the Noise Cutoffs menu. The Noise Cutoffs menu allows you to set the muting thresholds for both audio and video in the event of a noisy signal.

  • Page 144

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Parameters The following displays the Transport Default C/N Margin Relationship Audio(DVBS Marg) Sets the DVB-S and DVB-S2 -30.0 to 30.0 Carrier to Noise margins, in dB, Cutoff This setting must be below the below the audio outputs that Audio(DVBS2 Marg) respective Restore value.

  • Page 145: Setup Menu: Dr

    Setup Menu Menu Item Description Parameters Restore Defaults Select to restore the default muting thresholds. Muting Control Select whether to enable or Enable or Disable. disable muting cutoffs. The default is Enable. If disabled, all the other settings are ignored. Setup Menu: DR To view the DR (Disaster Recovery) menu from the Main menu, press the RIGHT arrow key once and then the SELECT key to reach the Setup menu.

  • Page 146

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Global Menu Item Description Parameters D/R Enable Choose to enable or temporarily disable Yes or No the disaster recover feature. Choose Yes (default) to enable disaster recovery. Choose No to set the disaster recovery into maintenance mode.

  • Page 147

    Setup Menu Backup Channel Menu Item Description Parameters PE # The Program Entry (PE) number you are PE1 to PE8 configuring the backup transport channel. The transcoder supports eight program entries (PE1 to PE8). PE1 is the decode channel and is available at the analog outputs.

  • Page 148: About Menu

    Indicates the version number of the ISE. Serial Number Indicates the unique device serial number. Customer Code Indicates the unique Customer Code assigned to an organization by Cisco. Board ID Indicates the hardware board design identification. Revision Indicates the revision number of the board design.

  • Page 149: Licenses

    SD Transcode License Count - Displays the number of program entries that can perform SD transcode only. For example, a fully licensed D9859 transcoder, with additional 6 SD and 7 HD upgrades, is displayed as 8 for the HD Transcode License Count feature and 0 for the SD Transcode License Count feature.

  • Page 150: Versions Menu

    To view the Versions menu from the Main menu, press the RIGHT arrow key three times and then the SELECT key. The Versions menu provides basic software information that is useful when requesting customer support from Cisco. The menu has the following structure: Main Versions The following are the version numbers applicable to the Main printed circuit board.

  • Page 151

    Versions Menu Menu Item Description App Safe Indicates the version of the factory loaded safe application. App Safe Limit Indicates the version of the oldest application that can be installed on the current unit. If this value is zero, the oldest application limit is the App Safe version.

  • Page 152: Transcod Er Softwa Re Versions

    FPGA code until it is complete. Transcoder Software Versions The TranscoderSW version parameters list all the software packages used for the D9859 transcoder. For more information on the software versions, contact Cisco customer support. Transcoder Hardware Versions The following are the version numbers applicable to the Transcoder printed circuit board.

  • Page 153: Diagnostics Menu

    Diagnostics Menu Diagnostics Menu To view the Diagnostics menus from the Main menu, press the RIGHT arrow key four times and then the SELECT key. For instructions on how to select and store settings, see About the Front Panel (on page 34).

  • Page 154: Psi - Frequ Ency Plan

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Clear Logs Select to clear any existing log history information. Select to view the system download history messages. Press the UP and View DL DOWN arrow keys to scroll through the list of downloaded messages. Press the INFO key and then UP and DOWN arrow keys to view the complete message text.

  • Page 155: Psi - Tables

    Diagnostics Menu PID of the channel's Program Map Table. It is displayed as ---- if unavailable. PID of the channel's Entitlement Control Message stream. It is displayed as ---- if unavailable or not scrambled. Program Name Name of the channel. PSI - Tables This is the Tables received sub-menu.

  • Page 156: Health Monitor

    Chapter 4 Front Panel Operation Menu Item Description Hrs Since Last Displays the number of hours the current unit has been running since the last Pwroff power up. Tot Rst #, Displays the total number of times the current unit has been reset since it was manufactured.

  • Page 157: Chapter 5 Web Gui Setup And Monitoring

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Introduction This chapter describes how to set up the D9859 Advanced Receiver Transcoder using the web GUI. In This Chapter  Logging O n to the Web GUI ............134  D9859 Summary Overview .............135 ...

  • Page 158: Logging On To The Web Gui

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Logging On to the Web GUI Open a web browser. Type the IP address of the D9859 Advanced Receiver Transcoder in the Address bar and press Enter. In the Username and Password fields, enter the username and password.

  • Page 159: D9859 Summary Overview

    D9859 Summary Overview To access an overview of the main D9859 Advanced Receiver Transcoder settings: From the user interface of the D9859, choose Summary > Summary Dashboard. The Summary Dashboard page is displayed. The Summary Dashboard page displays an overview of the main D9859 Advanced Receiver Transcoder settings.

  • Page 160: Modules

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Modules You can customize the Summary Dashboard by temporarily minimizing or removing the modules displayed. Each module has a maximize and minimize button, allowing you to view or hide various modules. The default view is displayed when you refresh the Summary Dashboard page.

  • Page 161: Alarms/warnings

    D9859 Summary Overview Alarms/Warnings The bottom right corner of the Summary Dashboard page displays the total number of active alarms, active warnings, and clear messages. Clear messages is calculated as follows: total number of alarms + total number of warnings - total number of active alarms - total number of active warnings.

  • Page 162: D9859 Menus

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring D9859 Menus The web GUI of the D9859 has menus at the top of the page. The functions for the menus are as follows: Summary  From this menu, you can obtain an overview of the D9859 operation.

  • Page 163

    D9859 Menus configure ethernet ports, set date and time formats, configure lock levels. Support  From this menu, you can: view logs, view contact information, view and upgrade software version. OL-31980 -01...

  • Page 164: D9859 Web Gui Environm Ent

    Apply Saves and applies the settings to the transcoder. Refresh Reads existing data from the D9859. If edits were made in a setup page, then unsaved changes are discarded. Reset Defaults Discards any changes made and sets data to default values.

  • Page 165: Setting Up Input Information

    Setting up Input Information Setting up the RF Input From the user interface of the D9859, choose Input > Input Setup. The Input Setup page is displayed. In the RF Input Selection area, check the Use RF Input check box to activate an RF input.

  • Page 166

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring In the Tuning area, enter the current operating downlink frequency used by the transcoder for tuning the received digital signal in the Downlink Frequency field. You can enter a value in the range from 0.0 to 15.0 GHz. In the Symbol Rate field, enter the symbol rate that matches the transmitted signal.

  • Page 167

    Setting up Input Information 15 In the Crossover field, enter the crossover frequency for RF1, RF2, RF3, and/or RF4. This is an internal threshold frequency used for selecting the LO1 or LO2 frequency, depending on the current downlink frequency settings. This option is only used in dual-band LNB applications.

  • Page 168

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Validating the Orbital Position Click Validate Orbital Position to validate the RF inputs to match those expected by the network. The receiver will check to see if all frequencies in the Network Information Table (NIT) can be tuned to. The Date is displayed as the last date that the Validate operation was performed.

  • Page 169

    Setting up Input Information Parameter Description Pilots Indicates whether a Pilot is present for the received signal. The Pilot is set on the modulator for input signal synchronization purposes. The IQ (Input Signal Inversion) for the received signal (Inv or NonInv).

  • Page 170: Setting Up The Asi Input

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Setting up the ASI Input From the user interface of the D9859, choose Input > Input Setup. The Input Setup page is displayed. Click ASI. Check the Use ASI Input check box to tune to the ASI input.

  • Page 171

    Setting up Input Information Parameter Description ASI Link Indicates whether there is a transport stream link error (Error, Ok, or N/A). ASI Transport Indicates the current transport synchronization status (Error, Ok, or N/A). ASI Packet Size (bytes) Indicates the packet size (in bytes) for the ASI input (188, 204, or N/A).

  • Page 172: Setting Up Si Receive Parameters

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Setting up SI Receive Parameters From the user interface of the D9859, choose Input > SI Receive Setup. The SI Receive Setup page is displayed. In the Custom Tuning Mode area, from the Acquisition Mode drop-down list, choose the tables required for the service list creation and signal acquisition.

  • Page 173

    Setting up Input Information If you choose Custom, click Configure Custom SI Recv and the Configure Custom SI Recv window opens. From the Frequency Tuning Mode drop-down list, choose the frequency tuning mode that determines whether to use the NIT to tune to other transports, or to force the tuning to user configuration settings.

  • Page 174

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring If a disaster recovery is in progress, a message is displayed, recommending that you do not apply the setup changes during a disaster recovery. Click Close. If you want to save your changes during a disaster recovery, click Apply again.

  • Page 175: Setting Up Muting Thres Hold C Ontrols

    Setting up Input Information Setting up Muting Threshold Controls From the user interface of the D9859, choose Input > Muting Thresholds. The Muting Thresholds page is displayed. Check the Enable Threshold Muting check box to mute the transport stream and audio in the event of an unstable, poor, or loss of signal condition.

  • Page 176

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring The following displays the Transport Default C/N Margin Relationship: Transport Muted Transport Mute Transport C/N Margin Transport Restore Transport Restored The Audio Mute field for both DVB-S C/N Margin (dB) and DVB-S2 C/N Margin (dB) sets the DVB-S and DVB-S2 Carrier to Noise margins, in dB, below the audio outputs that will be muted.

  • Page 177: Viewing The Input Status

    Setting up Input Information Viewing the Input Status From the user interface of the D9859, choose Input > Input Status. The Input Status page is displayed. The Current Input Status area displays the same information shown in the Input Setup page. For more information on the parameters displayed, see Setting up the RF Input (on page 141).

  • Page 178: Configuring T He Disaster Recovery Settings

    By default, the disaster recovery feature is enabled. For more information on disaster recovery, see Disaster Recovery (on page 6). From the user interface of the D9859, choose Input > Disaster Recovery. The Disaster Recovery Setup page is displayed.

  • Page 179

    Setting up Input Information In the Signal Lock Period field, enter the time, in seconds, the unit must wait for a signal lock before declaring that the signa l is not usable and move on to the next search location in the search path. You can enter a value in the range from 5 to 255 seconds.

  • Page 180

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring In the Search Path table, click the field to edit an enabled Backup 1, 2, or 3. The following is an example of editing the enabled Backup 1 channel for PE1: Enter a channel number and click Save. Enter 0 to clear the backup channel. Note: We recommend that you configure a minimum of one backup transport.

  • Page 181: Viewing The Disaster Recovery Status

    Setting up Input Information Viewing the Disaster Recovery Status From the user interface of the D9859, choose Input > Disaster Recovery Status. The Disaster Recovery Status page is displayed. The State field displays the current disaster recovery status. The three statuses are: No Disaster - The unit is in a normal state.

  • Page 182

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring The Backup Transport area displays the tuning parameters of the current origin and backup transports configured. For example, if only Backup 1 and Backup 3 are configured, the table will display the tuning parameters for Origin, Backup 1, and Backup 3.

  • Page 183: Setting Up The Cha Nnel S Elections

    Setting up Input Information Setting up the Channel Selections From the user interface of the D9859, choose Input > Channel Selection. The Channel Selection page is displayed. Enter or select a channel number for up to eight program entries. Click Apply.

  • Page 184: Viewing The Cha Nnel Status

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Viewing the Channel Status From the user interface of the D9859, choose Input > Channel Status. The Channel Status page is displayed. The following table describes the channel information displayed: Parameter Description PE Index Indicates the Program Entry number (PE1 to PE8).

  • Page 185

    Setting up Input Information Parameter Description SR Status Displays the status of an alternate authorized program/service from the same transport stream when the transcoder is not authorized to view the primary program. This is an uplink initiated function that maps the alternate service to the original (primary) service PIDs, replacing the original service with the alternate service at the digital transport output.

  • Page 186: Viewing The Ca Status

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Viewing the CA Status From the user interface of the D9859, choose Input > CA Status. The CA Status page is displayed. The following describes the columns in the CA Status table: Status...

  • Page 187: Setting Up The Biss Mod E

    Setting up Input Information Setting up the BISS Mode From the user interface of the D9859, choose Input > BISS. The BISS page is displayed. From the BISS Mode drop-down list, choose the Basic Interoperable Scrambling System for the transcoder (Mode 1 or Mode E). All channels assigned to the PE identified as BISS CA-controlled in the PMT will be decrypted.

  • Page 188: Viewing The Psi Tables

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Viewing the PSI Tables From the user interface of the D9859, choose Input > PSI Tables. The PSI Tables page is displayed. You cannot make any changes in the PSI table and can only view the PSI tables received and their settings.

  • Page 189: Viewing Psi Frequ Ency Information

    Setting up Input Information Viewing PSI Frequency Information From the user interface of the D9859, choose Input > PSI Frequency. The PSI Frequency page is displayed. You cannot make any changes in the PSI Frequency table and can only view the available frequency plans stored in the transcoder.

  • Page 190: Viewing The Psi Channels

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Viewing the PSI Channels From the user interface of the D9859, choose Input > PSI Channel. The PSI Channel page is displayed. You cannot make any changes in the PSI Channel table and can only view the available channels and their settings.

  • Page 191: Viewing The Pid Input Status

    Setting up Input Information Viewing the PID Input Status From the user interface of the D9859, choose Input > PID Input Status. The PID Input Status page is displayed. You cannot make any changes in the PID Input Status table and can only view the available channels and their settings.

  • Page 192: Setting Up The Vid Eo Parameters

    Setting up Audio and Video Information Setting up the Video Parameters From the user interface of the D9859, choose Audio & Video > Video Decoding. The Video Setup page is displayed. From the Primary Video Output drop-down list, choose the format for local decoding.

  • Page 193

    Setting up Audio and Video Information WSS Mode Description Passthrough Passes WSS unmodified as received by the transcoder. Auto:Create Creates WSS to output the correct aspect ratio when performing aspect ratio conversion. Auto:Modify If WSS is present in the input stream, it is modified to output the correct aspect ratio when performing aspect ratio conversion.

  • Page 194: Setting Up Captions

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Setting up Captions From the user interface of the D9859, choose Audio & Video > Captions. The Captions page is displayed. From the Preferred Closed Caption Mode drop-down list, choose the type of closed captioning to use if there are multiple available in the stream (Auto, SA Custom, EIA 708, Type 3, Type 4 SA, Type 4 ATSC, Reserved, or DVS 157).

  • Page 195: Setting Up Subtitles

    Setting up Audio and Video Information Setting up Subtitles From the user interface of the D9859, choose Audio & Video > Subtitles. The Subtitles page is displayed. Select the Subtitle Control to use to display the program subtitles. The following...

  • Page 196

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring BackGnd Option Description Shadow Applies an outline to the right side of each text character. No background box is applied to subtitles, i.e., text is visible directly on top of video. Opaque Applies a black box to each text character. Semi Applies a semi-transparent box to subtitle text.

  • Page 197: Setting Up Vbi

    Setting up Audio and Video Information Setting up VBI From the user interface of the D9859, choose Audio & Video > VBI. The VBI page is displayed. Check the Enable VITS PAL Line 17, 18, 330, and/or 331 check boxes to enable the Vertical Interval Test Signal (VITS) on PAL Lines 17, 18, 330, and/or 331.

  • Page 198: Setting Up Audio Param Eters

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Setting up Audio Parameters From the user interface of the D9859, choose Audio & Video > Audio Decoding. The Audio Decoding page is displayed. The Audio Selection area allows you to select the audio PID for audio decoding.

  • Page 199

    Setting up Audio and Video Information If PMT Order is selected, you must set the PMT order for each audio (None, AUD1 to AUD64). You cannot select the same PID for both audio devices. If you select the same instance of an audio PID for one of the audio devices, the other audio device PID instance will automatically increment by one.

  • Page 200

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Audio Status Description DDP Mode Displays the presence of Dolby Digital Plus frames within a Dolby Digital audio stream (ON or OFF). Dualmono Mode Indicates the presence of dual mono audio outputs in the audio stream (ON or OFF).

  • Page 201: Setting Up Cueing Parameters

    Setting up Audio and Video Information Setting up Cueing Parameters From the user interface of the D9859, choose Audio & Video > Cueing. The Cueing page is displayed. From the Cueing Mode drop-down list, choose whether the cueing output should be DTMF tones or trigger pins.

  • Page 202

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Relay Mode Condition Relay Contact NC - C C-NO Alarm Unit Power Off Open Close Alarm State Open Close No Alarm Close Open Trigger Active (selected in PNC) Close Open Inactive Open Close If the Relay Mode is set to Trigger, choose the cue trigger bit/pin that will activate the relay from the Relay Trigger Bit drop-down list (1 to 8).

  • Page 203: Setting Up Cue Tone Test

    Setting up Audio and Video Information Setting up Cue Tone Test From the user interface of the D9859, choose Audio & Video > Cue Tone Test. The Cue Tone Test page is displayed. In the Test Tones field, specify the three digit tone sequence. You can enter a value between 000 and 999.

  • Page 204: Setting Up Cue Tones

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Setting up Cue Tones From the user interface of the D9859, choose Audio & Video > Cue Tone. The Cue Tone page is displayed. The Sequence Number lists the tone sequences. The transcoder supports up to 16 tone sequences.

  • Page 205: Setting Up Services

    Setting up Audio and Video Information Setting up Services From the user interface of the D9859, choose Audio & Video > Decode Enables. The Decode Enables page is displayed. Check the services to be decoded by the transcoder. Check or uncheck Enable Decode Engine check box to select/de-select all the services in the list.

  • Page 206: Configuring T He Asi Output

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Configuring Transport Stream Information Configuring the ASI Output From the user interface of the D9859, choose Transport Stream > ASI Output. The ASI Outputs page is displayed. Note: After you make any changes, a successfully updated (session open) message appears.

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    Configuring Transport Stream Information Rate Control Description The output rate is specified by the User Rate field. It is determined User by the user setting regardless of the input source. If the Rate Control is set to User, enter the maximum output bit rate in the User Rate field.

  • Page 208

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Output Mode Description Transcoding The output will be generated using the DPM MAP settings, except that the DPM Action will be set to XCode and the Descrambled mode will be set to Descrambled. If the input is tuned to a valid channel, the PEs are automatically set to XCode.

  • Page 209

    Configuring Transport Stream Information Mode Status Description Unmodified No changes were made after setting a new Output Mode. Edited by User DPM changes were made. Auto Re-Mapped The output map changed automatically to fix the output channel or PID conflicts at the time of setup. Changed by Uplink DPM output changes were initiated by an encoder.

  • Page 210

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring From the Enable Fixed Output drop-down list, choose Yes for the DPM to assign new values for all the output channels and PIDs according to the Fixed Output Options table when you Resynchronize All. Click Fixed Output Option to configure the ASI Fixed Output Options: From the Use Input Channel Numbers drop-down list, choose Yes to use the output channel.

  • Page 211

    Configuring Transport Stream Information ii In the First ES PID Numbers Offset field, enter the offset of the first ES PID of subsequent channel numbers. For example, if the First ES PID Number is set to 101 and the ES PID Numbers Offset is set to 100, then the first ES PID number is 101, and the second ES PID number is 201.

  • Page 212: Configuring T He Dp M Asi Details

    The changes are displayed, but not saved. You must click Apply to save and apply the changes. From the user interface of the D9859, choose Transport Stream > Digital Program Mapping. The ASI Digital Program Mapping page is displayed.

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    Configuring Transport Stream Information If you want to configure an auxiliary PE, we highly recommend that you perform the following: From the Enable Auto Map For Auxiliary PEs drop-down list, choose Yes in the ASI Outputs page. Set PxA to Map. Click Resynchronize All to ensure that the inputs and outputs are the same.

  • Page 214

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Action Description Drop The service selected by the Category and Instance will be mapped to the specified PID. This is only applied if the PE action is Map and the Remapping Mode is Svc ID & PID. The service selected by the Category and Instance will be removed from the PMT and the output stream.

  • Page 215

    Configuring Transport Stream Information Map Mode Description Resynchronize ES List The transcoder will synchronize the PE output according to the available input services only, and ignore the input to output service PID mapping. Resynchronize ES PIDs The transcoder will synchronize the PE output according to the input PIDs only, and ignore the service assignment categories/names.

  • Page 216

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Configuring DPM General Settings In the DPM General Settings area, you can configure ASI DPM transport stream settings. From the Remapping Mode drop-down list, choose the DPM mapping mode for this output. The following table describes each mode: Map Mode Description Svc ID...

  • Page 217

    Configuring Transport Stream Information If PSI Table Output Option is set to Ctrl by Table, select the regeneration rate for those PSI tables being regenerated in the SI Regeneration Option drop-down menu. This parameter is only used if Remapping Control is set to None. The following table describes each PSI rate: PSI Rate Description...

  • Page 218: Viewing The Asi Output Transport Status

    12 Click Copy To MOIP to copy all the DPM data from the ASI output to the MPEG over IP output. Viewing the ASI Output Transport Status From the user interface of the D9859, choose Transport Stream > Output Transport Status under ASI Output. The PID Output Status page is displayed. OL-31980-01...

  • Page 219: Configuring T He Mpegoip Output

    DPM alarm is active. Configuring the MPEGoIP Output From the user interface of the D9859, choose Transport Stream > MPEG over IP Output. The MPEG over IP Output page is displayed. Note: Any changes made to the MOIP DPM values will automatically change the Mode Status to Edited by User.

  • Page 220

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Rate Control Description Auto The output rate follows that set by the uplink. This setting can be used if the signal source is ASI. If Null Packet Insertion is set to Yes, the output bit rate is the same as the input rate (including all the null packets).

  • Page 221

    Configuring Transport Stream Information Output Mode Description MAP Service This is similar to MAP Passthrough, except that only channels applied to program entries are available on the output. If the input Channels Only is tuned to a valid channel, the PEs are automatically set to Map. Otherwise, the PEs are automatically set to Drop.

  • Page 222

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring  For PID conflicts, the system will only automatically change the duplicated output PID numbers. If both PE actions are set to Map or XCode, the output PID number of the higher PE is changed. Otherwise, the output PID number of the mapped or transcoded PE is changed.

  • Page 223

    Configuring Transport Stream Information 11 From the Port Selection drop-down list, choose the output mode (None, Control Port, or Data Port). Choose Control Port to always output data on the Management port. Choose Data Port to always output data on the Data port. Choose None to disable the MPEGoIP interface.

  • Page 224

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring From the Use Input Channel Numbers drop-down list, choose Yes to use the input channel numbers. Otherwise, set to No (default) to use the first channel and channel offset assigned below. In the First Channel Number field, set the first PE channel number to use.

  • Page 225

    Configuring Transport Stream Information Note: The DPM resolves any output conflicts automatically, even if the Enable Auto Fix for Collision is set to No. Click Apply. Setting the Maximum and Minimum Transport Packets The maximum and minimum transport packets are set in the Limits area of the MPEG over IP Output page.

  • Page 226

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Stream Details Description Stream Type of stream (MPTS). Bitrate (Mbps) This is the bit rate of the stream, in Mbps. Encapsulation Selects the transport protocol to use for the output stream (UDP or RTP).

  • Page 227: Configuring T He Dp M Mpe Goip Output Details

    Configuring Transport Stream Information Viewing Stream Details To view the stream details, click Stream Details in the MPEG over IP Output Main or Stream page. The following Stream Status table is displayed. The Stream Status table displays the status of the streams for the control and data ports.

  • Page 228

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring From the user interface of the D9859, choose Transport Stream > Digital Program Mapping under MPEG over IP Output. The MPEGoIP Digital Program Mapping page is displayed. For each DPM Program Entry, it displays the input channel number (Chl #) and channel Name.

  • Page 229

    Configuring Transport Stream Information Click Edit. The DPM PE PID MAP window opens. In the Output Channel Number field, enter the output channel number you want to map to the input channel (Input Channel #). This value is only used if the PE Action was set to Map.

  • Page 230

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring 14 To remove a PID mapping, click the radio button of the entry you want to remove and click Delete. 15 Click OK. 16 In the DPM Program Entry Setup area, each PE output can be synchronized to its input according to one of the four output modes.

  • Page 231

    Configuring Transport Stream Information If a conflict occurs, a message that the conflicts will be fixed automatically and to preview the changes prior to saving is displayed. Click View Conflicts to view a detailed list of all the conflicts in the Output Channel and PID Conflicts window.

  • Page 232

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring From the Duplication Method drop-down list, choose the duplication method of the DPM program, which modifies the PSI to duplicate a program and its content. This parameter is only used if Remapping Mode is set to Svc ID & PI D. The following table describes the each duplication method: Duplic Mode Description...

  • Page 233

    Configuring Transport Stream Information From the PSI Table Output Option drop-down list, choose which PSI tables to include in the program/output stream. The following table describes each option: PSI Options Description Pass All Transmits the incoming PSI Tables as is; does not modify the content and rate.

  • Page 234: Viewing The Mpe G Output Transport Status

    Verify that you are receiving a valid signal and that you have set up the channels that you want to pass, drop, or map. From the user interface of the D9859, choose Transport Stream > ASI Output or MPEG over IP Output.

  • Page 235

    Configuring Transport Stream Information If necessary, select the Descrambled mode according to whether the program is to be scrambled or descrambled for downstream viewing or monitoring. Click Apply. Choose Transport Stream > Digital Program Mapping for ASI Output or MPEG over IP Output. The ASI or MPEGoIP Digital Program Mapping page is displayed.

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    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Parameter Description SDTO Drop Drop Drop Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Drop Drop Drop 16 Check the Block CDT Output check box. 17 Click OK. 18 Click Apply. OL-31980-01...

  • Page 237: Setting Up Default Settings For The Tra Nscoder

    Configuring Transport Stream Information Setting up Default Settings for the Transcoder From the user interface of the D9859, choose Transport Stream > Transcoder Setup. The Transcoder Setup page is displayed. Note: Subtitle Burn-In is not supported. From the Action on Loss of Input drop-down list, choose the transcoder action on loss of input, which is the action that the transcoder takes when there is a loss of input signal (No Output or Black Output).

  • Page 238

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Setting Description SD Output Down-converts from HD to SD when receiving an HD input signal. SD horizontal resolution will follow the HRes parameter set in the SD Settings column of the Transcoder Settings window (click Transcoder Config).

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    Configuring Transport Stream Information Setting Description Input Resolution Output Resolution Full 1080i 1920 1080i 1440 Full 720p 1280 720p From the Bitrate Mode drop-down list, choose the transcode channel output bitrate mode. You can select VBR or CBR. In the Rate field, enter the HD rate that sets the transcode channel output bit rate when HD MPEG-4/AVC to HD MPEG-2 transcoding is selected.

  • Page 240

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring From the User GOP drop-down list, choose the transcode manual GOP format value. The transcoder attempts to reuse information from the encoded bit stream to improve the video quality of the transcoded stream. Amongst others, if the incoming GOP structure is similar to that of an MPEG-2, it will reuse the frame allocations from the incoming stream as long as GOP Control is set to I Frame Sync.

  • Page 241

    Configuring Transport Stream Information Click Apply Inband Setting to apply the uplink parameters for transcoding, such as bit rate, GOP and resolution, to the local transcoder settings for the selected program entry. This is only supported with an uplink that uses uplink transcoding controls for the user address of the selected program entry.

  • Page 242: Viewing The System Identification

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Configuring System Settings Viewing the System Identification From the user interface of the D9859, choose System Settings > System. The Identification page is displayed. The System Identification page displays the parameters associated with the D9859 system, such as serial number, model number, and user addresses.

  • Page 243: Viewing Ha Rdware Features And Base Licens E Information

    Configuring System Settings Viewing Hardware Features and Base License Information From the user interface of the D9859, choose System Settings > Identification > Features/Licenses. The Features/Licenses page is displayed. The Hardware Features area displays the hardware options installed in the current D9859 Advanced Receiver Transcoder.

  • Page 244: Setting Up Ip Information

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Setting up IP Information From the user interface of the D9859, choose System Settings > IP Settings. The IP Settings page is displayed. Note: The D9859 transcoder is a single data port unit. The Redundancy Control and Redundancy Status sections are not supported.

  • Page 245

    Configuring System Settings In the Gateway Address field, enter the gateway IP address on the Network, used to expose the transcoder to a WAN. The IP Address, IP Mask, and Gateway Address should be changed together, that is, as a group. The following table shows the most commonly used Subnet mask values to enter for a chosen IP address mask, which will depend on the size of your network.

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    (first time only). The following is an example: Add the current address as and exception and you can access the D9859 web GUI. Note: The HTTPS is displayed in the IP address to denote that it is a secure access.

  • Page 247

    Configuring System Settings We highly recommended that you use the following syslog servers: Syslog-ng - Balabit for Linux (http://www.balabit.com/network-  security/syslog-ng/opensource- logging-system) Syslog Watcher - SnmpSoft for Windows  (http://www.snmpsoft.com/downloads.html) The following is an example of a syslog: Viewing the Link Status The Link Status table displays the port information, such as the status, speed, duplex and crossover.

  • Page 248: Setting Up Ip Routing I Nformation

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Setting up IP Routing Information From the user interface of the D9859, choose System Settings > IP Settings > IP Unicast Routing. The IP Unicast Routing page is displayed. From the RIP drop-down list, choose Enable to enable the Routing Information Protocol (RIP).

  • Page 249

    Configuring System Settings d In the Gateway Address field, enter the gateway IP address on the Network, used to expose the transcoder to a WAN. The following table shows the most commonly used Subnet mask values to enter for a chosen IP address mask, which will depend on the size of your network.

  • Page 250: Configuring T He Mpe Settings

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Configuring the MPE Settings From the user interface of the D9859, choose System Settings > IP Settings > MPE. The MPE page is displayed. From the MPE Data Filter Mode drop-down list, choose whether the MPE data is forwarded to the network (Forward None, Forward All, or Forward Filtered).

  • Page 251

    Configuring System Settings To Add a Static Multicast Filtering Click Add Row in the Static Multicast Filtering table. Type the IP Address that sets the destination for multicast MPE data, in the range from 224.0.0.0 to 239.255.255.255. Note: If MPE Data Filter Mode is set to Forward All or Forward Filtered, all the unicast MPE data will be forwarded, regardless of the Static Multicast Filtering table.

  • Page 252: Setting Up Snmp I Nformation And T Rap Destinations

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Setting up SNMP Information and Trap Destinations From the user interface of the D9859, choose System Settings > IP Settings > SNMP. The SNMP page is displayed. In the Read Community String and the Write Community String fields, enter public (default) or custom string.

  • Page 253

    Configuring System Settings In the Community String field, enter the community string for the trap destination (IP Address entered above). Enter public or custom string. The default is public. You can enter a string up to 35 characters. To edit/delete an existing trap destination, select the trap destination entry by clicking on the radio button.

  • Page 254: Configuring T Ime/c Lock S Ettings

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Configuring Time/Clock Settings From the user interface of the D9859, choose System Settings > Time/Clock. The Time/Clock page is displayed. From the Date Format drop-down list, choose the date format of the transcoder.

  • Page 255: Viewing The Alarm/ Warning Status

    Configuring System Settings Viewing the Alarm/Warning Status From the user interface of the D9859, choose System Settings > Status. The Alarm Status page is displayed. The Status page displays all the active event messages for the D9859 system. The Fault Summary table displays the Type of message (alarm or warning) and the number of alarms and warnings that have an active status ( Number Active).

  • Page 256: Setting Up Alarms A Nd Warnings

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Setting up Alarms and Warnings To Set Up Alarms From the user interface of the D9859, choose System Settings > Setup. The Alarm Setup page is displayed. Check the Enable Alarm/Warning Front Panel Reminder check box and the highest priority alarm flashes on the LCD display for a two-second interval every 10 seconds.

  • Page 257

    The warning will continue to flash periodically until it is either cleared or the Enable Alarm/Warning Front Panel Reminder is unchecked. The Warning Setup area displays a list of the warning messages. For more information on warning messages, refer to D9859 Transcoder Alarm Messages (on page 260). OL-31980 -01...

  • Page 258

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring From the Enable/Disable drop-down list, choose Yes and the warning message will be reported. Choose No and the warning is disabled and the Relay and Trap settings are ignored. Note: The Enable/Disable drop-down list must be set to Yes for the Relay and Trap settings to be functional.

  • Page 259: Viewing Alarm/ Warning History

    Configuring System Settings Viewing Alarm/Warning History From the user interface of the D9859, choose System Settings > History. The Alarm History page is displayed. Note: The Alarm History page is also access by choosing Support > Alarm History. The Alarm and Warning History page displays all the past system event messages and their set and cleared dates and times.

  • Page 260: Viewing Version I Nformation

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Viewing Version Information From the user interface of the D9859, choose System Settings > Versions. The Versions page is displayed. The Current Versions area displays the currently running loaded application version and the current limit for the Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) version number.

  • Page 261

    Receiver in the Service Actions page (Support > Service Actions) to manually reboot the D9859 transcoder and complete the download. This is to facilitate the typical case in which the user intends to flash the FPGA file (no auto reboot) followed by an APP download (auto reboot).

  • Page 262

    D9859 transcoder. The current and official Cisco D9859 transcoder hash values are published in the D9859 release note. For more information, see Release Notes for the Cisco D9859 Advanced Receiver Transcoder. If the generated hash digest values do not match the official list, contact Cisco Services.

  • Page 263: Viewing Tra Nscoder Version I Nformation

    Configuring System Settings At the admin prompt, type hash and press Enter. The hash digest for the D9859 is listed. The following is an example: Verify the hash digest values with the values listed in the appropriate D9859 release note. If the values do not match, contact Cisco Services.

  • Page 264

    The HW Board Versions table displays the revisions, option bits, and serial numbers of the main board (TMB) and the transcoder board (TXB). The Transcode - Software Versions table lists all the software packages used for the D9859 transcoder. For more information on the software versions, contact Cisco customer support. OL-31980-01...

  • Page 265: Setting Up Import/export File Information

    Configuring System Settings Setting up Import/Export File Information From the user interface of the D9859, choose System Settings > Import/Export File. The Import/Export File page is displayed. In the Device Settings File Transfer area, you can export and/or import device settings and transport network information.

  • Page 266

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Viewing the Backup/Restore Status The following table displays the Settings File Backup/Restore/Operation History information: Status Description Last Backup File Name Name of the file to use. Backup Time Stamp Date and time of the last successful backup file saved. Last Restored File Name Name of the last file that was restored.

  • Page 267: Setting Up Import/export Ftp Information

    Configuring System Settings Setting up Import/Export FTP Information From the user interface of the D9859, choose System Settings > Import/Export FTP. The Import/Export FTP page is displayed. The Configure Offline FTP Settings File Transfer area has backup and restore controls.

  • Page 268

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Click the Export Device Settings & Transport Network Information radio button to save user settings and tuning information to the backup file. Select Export User Device Settings Only to save user settings to the backup file. Click Export to save the settings to a backup file.

  • Page 269: Managing D9859 Web Gui Accou Nts

    (for example, User and Guest) are only allowed to modify their own passwords. To Change the User Login Passwords From the user interface of the D9859, choose System Settings > Account Management. The Account Management page is displayed. To configure the password complexity for all users: Note: This feature is only available to a user with Admin privileges only.

  • Page 270

     It cannot contain username or reversed username.  It cannot contain any of the following strings: cisco, sciatl, ocsic, Itaics, atlsci, icslta, or any string achieved by full or partial capitalization of letters.  No letter is repeated more than three times in a row.

  • Page 271

    Configuring System Settings To Add a User Account Note: This feature is available to a user with Admin privileges only. From the Account Management page, click the Manage User Logins link. The Login Accounts page is displayed. Click Add Account Login to create a new login account. Note: You can create a maximum of 10 user accounts.

  • Page 272

    Note: The New Password and Confirm New Password should be identical. In the Administrator Password field, enter your Administrator password used to log on to the D9859 web GUI. From the Account Type drop-down list, choose User, Admin, or Guest. The...

  • Page 273: Configuring Lock Level Settings

    Configuring System Settings Configuring Lock Level Settings From the user interface of the D9859, choose System Settings > Lock Level Settings. The Lock Level Settings page is displayed. Click Change Lock Level and the Change Lock Level window is displayed.

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    1234. For more information on the default password, contact Cisco Services. Important: Proceed with caution when changing the password as this operation cannot be undone. If the password is lost or is unavailable, contact Cisco customer support. In the Lock Level Settings page, click Change Lock Level Password. The Change Lock Level Password window is displayed.

  • Page 275: Configuring Front Panel Settings

    Configuring System Settings Configuring Front Panel Settings From the user interface of the D9859, choose System Settings > Front Panel. The Front Panel page is displayed. Check the Enable Automatic Front Panel Keyboard Lock check box to enable the front panel keypad lock state.

  • Page 276: Viewing Contact Information

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Viewing Support Information Viewing Contact Information From the user interface of the D9859, choose Support > Contact Information. The Contact Information page is displayed. The Contact Information page displays all the Cisco customer support information.

  • Page 277: Viewing Diagnostic Logs

    Viewing Support Information Viewing Diagnostic Logs From the user interface of the D9859, choose Support > Diagnostic Logs. The Diagnostic Logs page is displayed. The Diagnostic Logs page displays all the system log messages with their dates and times. Click the arrow next to Set Date and Time column to sort by date and time.

  • Page 278: Viewing The Usage Cou Nters

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Viewing the Usage Counters From the user interface of the D9859, choose Support > Usage Counters. The Usage Counters page is displayed. The following table describes the Usage Counter Information: Device Status Information Description Production Date &...

  • Page 279: Viewing Operating Fan Speeds And Board T Emperatures

    The Average column displays the average operating temperature. The values are displayed in Degrees Celsius. The FAN1 to FAN7 columns display the current speed of the seven fans in the D9859 transcoder. OL-31980 -01...

  • Page 280

    Chapter 5 Web GUI Setup and Monitoring Viewing Alarm/Warning History From the user interface of the D9859, choose System Settings > History. The Alarm History page is displayed. Note: The Alarm History page is also access by choosing Support > Alarm History.

  • Page 281: Loading A Software Version And L Icense

    Viewing Support Information Loading a Software Version and License From the user interface of the D9859, choose Support > Service Actions. The Service Actions page is displayed. The Collect Debug Support Data Export is used by Cisco Services only. Click Export to create and save a diagnostics file.

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    APP download (auto reboot). Note: If you are downloading an older version of the software application, it is recommended that you clear the browser cache prior to logging back in to the D9859 web GUI.

  • Page 283: Chapter 6 Service And Maintenance

    Overview This chapter gives information to assist you in upgrading firmware to the D9859 Advanced Receiver Transcoder. It also describes how the status of the D9859 transcoder is communicated via front panel LEDs. In This Chapter  D9859 Transcoder Alarm Messages ..........260 ...

  • Page 284: D9859 Transcoder Alarm Messages

    For more information, see About the Front Panel (on page 34). The status of the D9859 transcoder and its immediate surroundings is reported to the front panel in the form of messages and alarms. You can enable or disable messages in the Alarm/Warning settings.

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    (%s fail at %d) WRITE, failed. BLANK_CHECK or READ_WRITE) failed on the Primary (5514) FLASH offset %d. Remedy: Contact Cisco customer support. Sec Flash Fail Contact Cause: FLASH The FLASH Major Customer Service driver operation device %s (one of ERASE,...

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    (%s fail at %d) WRITE, failed. BLANK_CHECK or READ_WRITE) failed on the Transcoder 2 (Sat2) FLASH offset %d. Remedy: Contact Cisco customer support. Settings Lost Stored Cause: Corrupted The settings Major configuration database record database incomplete. was found while...

  • Page 287

    Cause: Possible No response Major 1500 Started: Restart hardware or was received Status from the Timeout software fault. transcoder Remedy: Clear all during the boot alarms, reset the process. unit, and notify Cisco customer support if the problem persists. OL-31980 -01...

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    Status transcoder failed to load software fault. FPGA Remedy: Clear all software. alarms, reset the unit, and notify Cisco customer support if the problem persists. Transcoder Transcode Not Cause: Possible Transcoder Major 1500 Started: FPGA hardware or...

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    Status production information is software fault. information corrupted. Remedy: Clear all alarms, reset the unit, and notify Cisco customer support if the problem persists. Transcoder Transcode Not Cause: Possible There was an Major 1500 Started: hardware or...

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    Major 1600 power-on self- Verification errors hardware issue. test reported Remedy: Clear all errors. alarms, reset the unit, and notify Cisco customer support if the problem persists. Transcoder POST data Cause: Possible The transcoder Major 1600 was unable to Verification unavailable hardware issue.

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    Alarm Message Message Cause/Remedy Description Severity Type PE n: ISE Not Channel is not Cause: The Program Minor 3000 channel is unauthorized 4000 Auth authorized unauthorized for because the tier 5000 the current bits do not 6000 7000 program. match. 8000 Remedy: Contact 9000...

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    PE n: ISE Not Channel requires Cause: Hardware Hardware Minor 3000 the PE to have an 4000 Auth issue. issue. 5000 Remedy: Clear 6000 alarms, reset unit, 7000 and notify Cisco 8000 customer support 9000 if problem 10000 persists. 10009-10032 OL-31980-01...

  • Page 293

    Alarm Message Message Cause/Remedy Description Severity Type PE n: ISE Not Channel Cause: Uplink Uplink Minor 3000 Unavailable - configuration configuration 4000 Auth 5000 LEC timeout issue. issue. 6000 Remedy: Contact 7000 your (uplink) 8000 service provider to 9000 determine 10000 whether the LEC 10009-10032...

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    Chapter 6 Service and Maintenance Alarm Message Message Cause/Remedy Description Severity Type PE n: Loss of Clear Fault reset – – Minor 11000 12000 Input 13000 14000 15000 16000 17000 18000 18009-18032 Digital Program PID Collision Cause: Uplink Two source Minor 19000 settings may have...

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    Status version version mismatch software issue. running on Remedy: Reselect transcoder desired application, clear alarms, reset the unit, notify Cisco customer support if problem persists. Transcoding Transcoding Cause: Possible Transcoder Minor 19500 Halted: hardware or software in...

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    FPGA change reboot or internal requires reboot. system error. Remedy: If it is an internal system error fault, clear alarms, reset the unit, notify Cisco customer support if the problem persists. Shutdown Event Set User requested Cause: User Runnable Major...

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    Remedy: If it is an internal system error fault, clear alarms, reset the unit, notify Cisco customer support if the problem persists. Shutdown Event Set User requested Cause: User Restore Major...

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    Shutdown Event Set WDOG: FPGA Cause: Possible FPGA has not Major 20000 software/hardwar not loaded been loaded. e issue. Remedy: Clear alarms, reset unit, notify Cisco customer support if problem persists. Shutdown Event Set osal_SetDataFor Cause: Possible Application Major 20000 initialization AllTasks software issue.

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    Type Shutdown Event Set DB_Table_Cl::po Cause: Possible Application Major 20000 pulateNvsRecord initialization software issue. error. Remedy: Clear alarms, reset unit, notify Cisco customer support if problem persists. Shutdown Event Set STAPI_Init Cause: Possible Application Major 20000 initialization software issue. error.

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    DB_FlagArray32_ Cause: Possible Application Major 20000 initialization Cl init failed software issue. error. Remedy: Clear alarms, reset unit, notify Cisco customer support if problem persists. Shutdown Event Set Wrong DB Item Cause: Possible Application Major 20000 detected: item = initialization software issue.

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    Cause: Possible Application Major 20000 dItem() failed: initialization software issue. too many DB error. Remedy: Clear Items alarms, reset unit, notify Cisco customer support if problem persists. Shutdown Event Set DBT Init Failed: Cause: Possible Application Major 20000 initialization software issue.

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    Time Control Cause: Possible Application Major 20000 object creation initialization software issue. failed error. Remedy: Clear alarms, reset unit, notify Cisco customer support if problem persists. Shutdown Event Set Wrong UIC Item Cause: Possible Application Major 20000 detected: item = initialization software issue.

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    Cause: Possible Application Major 20000 FAILED to initialization software issue. allocate scratch error. Remedy: Clear buffer alarms, reset unit, notify Cisco customer support if problem persists. Shutdown Event Set HTTP - Cause: Possible Application Major 20000 http_init4() initialization software issue.

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    Shutdown Event Set VBI DB creation Cause: Possible Application Major 20000 initialization failed software issue. error. Remedy: Clear alarms, reset unit, notify Cisco customer support if problem persists. Shutdown Event Set VBI DB allocation Cause: Possible Application Major 20000 initialization failed software issue.

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    Shutdown Event Set FW: Memory or Cause: Possible Internal system Major 20000 List Full software issue. error. Remedy: Clear alarms, reset unit, notify Cisco customer support if problem persists. Shutdown Event Set Framework Cause: Possible Internal system Major 20000 Registration software issue.

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    SDRAM on Major 21000 SMI bus not on SMI SDRAM Issue. working. Remedy: Clear alarms, reset the unit, and notify Cisco customer support if the problem persists. SMI Setup SMI SDRAM Cause: Hardware SDRAM on Major 21000 exhaust test SMI bus not Issue.

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    Major 23000 storage system NVS failed issue. failed to update Remedy: Clear fully. alarms, reset the unit, and notify Cisco customer support if the problem persists. Param Storage DB Factory Reset Cause: Standard Non-volatile Major 23000 storage system in progress operation.

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    Cause: Hardware Non-volatile Major 23000 storage system failed issue. failed during Remedy: Clear operation. alarms, reset the unit, and notify Cisco customer support if the problem persists. Param Storage DB Total Reset Cause: Hardware Non-volatile Major 23000 storage system failed issue.

  • Page 309

    Cause: Hardware Non-volatile Major 24000 storage system failed issue. corrupted. Remedy: Possible loss of Clear alarms, reset configuration. the unit, and notify Cisco customer support if the problem persists. Flash Storage RECORD Cause: Hardware Major 24000 MANAGER: Corruption, issue. Record contents...

  • Page 310

    LNBPS: No Load Cause: Possible LNB power Minor 25000 wiring or overload hardware issue. Remedy: Clear alarms, reset the unit, and notify Cisco customer support if the problem persists. LNB PS LNBPS: Over Cause: Possible LNB power Minor 25000 wiring or Temperature overload hardware issue.

  • Page 311

    Alarm Message Message Cause/Remedy Description Severity Type Flash Sector Check setting. Cause: A sector on FLASH Minor 25500 Counted %d FLASH %s (Pri, recovered after Error events on %s. See Sec,Trans 1 or unexpected Trans 2) was User Manual corruption. found corrupted on power-up, which was not a...

  • Page 312

    PTI lockup Cause: Possible Programmable Minor 27000 transport input Processing software issue. module Remedy: Clear stopped alarms, reset unit, processing any and notify Cisco data packet. customer support if problem persists. Transport Clear PTI running – – Minor 27000 Processing...

  • Page 313

    Major 27600 PC CRC/Write hardware or or write flash Failure has Failed software issue. memory Remedy: Clear alarms, reset unit, and notify Cisco customer support if problem persists. Temperature Temperature Cause: Room Temperature is Major 28000 over Alarm temperature too...

  • Page 314

    Chapter 6 Service and Maintenance Alarm Message Message Cause/Remedy Description Severity Type FPGA Temperature Cause: Room FPGA Major 30000 Temperature over Alarm temperature too temperature is high, or air flow is above safe Alarm threshold operating blocked. range. Remedy: Check openings on front and rear panels for blockage.

  • Page 315

    Alarm Message Message Cause/Remedy Description Severity Type TXB ENC Temperature Cause: Room The transcoder Major 33100 over Alarm temperature too board encoder Temper. Alarm high, or air flow is temperature is threshold above safe restricted. operating Remedy: Check range. the openings on front and rear panels for blockage, assess...

  • Page 316

    KB not accessible Cause: Hardware KB is not Major 36000 detected by issue Boot code. Remedy: Clear alarms, reset unit, and notify Cisco customer support if the problem persists. Boot Host LCD not Cause: Hardware LCD is not Major 36000...

  • Page 317

    FLASH Not Cause: Hardware Flash memory Major 36000 Found issue not detected. Remedy: Clear alarms, reset unit, and notify Cisco customer support if the problem persists. Boot Host EMI SDRAM Test Cause: Hardware RAM Failure - Major 36000 memory testing...

  • Page 318

    FPGA Image Major 37000 cannot be read issue. from memory Remedy: Clear correctly. alarms, reset the unit, and notify Cisco customer support if the problem persists. Boot Secondary APP Invalid Cause: Hardware Application SW Major 37000 cannot be read issue.

  • Page 319

    39000 failure or the to go high issue. FPGA binary Remedy: Clear identity does alarms, reset the not match the unit, notify Cisco FPGA registers. customer support if the problem persists. FPGA status FPGA Init and Cause: Hardware FPGA setup...

  • Page 320

    39000 failure or the LOW (CRC error) issue. FPGA binary Remedy: Clear identity does alarms, reset the not match the unit, notify Cisco FPGA registers. customer support if the problem persists. FPGA status FPGA Done Cause: Hardware FPGA setup Major...

  • Page 321

    Cause: Possible The number of Major 93106 transcoders are working Fault hardware failure. fewer than the transcoders are Remedy: Contact fewer than the licenses Cisco customer number of support. licenses provisioned Xcode License Clear Transcoder – – Major 93106 Fault...

  • Page 322

    Remedy: Power- not been cycle the unit. If successful and the problem the transcoded output will not persists or be present. occurs frequently, contact Cisco customer support. Transcoder Clear Load and Init – – Major 94011 Firmware Completed...

  • Page 323: Warnings

    The transcoder has 39500 Error: Decoder lost connection with Condition issue. timeout the decoder. Remedy: Clear alarms, reset the unit, and notify Cisco customer support if the problem persists. Transcoding Transcoding Cause: Possible software The transcoder 39500 encoder encountered Condition Error: Encoder issue.

  • Page 324

    Condition issue. transcoder to error: timeout Remedy: Clear alarms, configuration reset the unit, and notify message. Cisco customer support if the problem persists. Transcoding Transcoding Cause: Possible software Unable to send the 39500 configuration configuration to the Condition issue.

  • Page 325

    42000 continuity count Error or signal issue. jumped. Possible Remedy: Clear packet loss. warnings, reset the unit, and notify Cisco customer support if the problem persists. Transport Error Buffer Overflow Cause: Possible uplink The transport stream 42000 is faster than the or signal issue.

  • Page 326

    42000 marked as "errored" Indicator or signal issue. upstream of the Remedy: Clear decoder. warnings, reset the unit, and notify Cisco customer support if the problem persists. Transport Error Transport Rate Cause: Uplink settings The output rate is 42000 Error: FPGA...

  • Page 327

    Warning Message Message Cause/Remedy Description Type Temperature Temperature Cause: Room Temperature is above 44000 over Warning temperature too high, or normal operating Warning threshold air flow is blocked. range. Remedy: Check openings on front and rear panels for blockage. Lower the room temperature or improve air flow to the device.

  • Page 328

    Chapter 6 Service and Maintenance Warning Message Message Cause/Remedy Description Type TXB ENC Temperature Cause: Room TXB encoder 46000 Temper. over Warning temperature too high, or temperature is above normal operating Warning threshold air flow is restricted. range. Remedy: Check openings on front and rear panels for blockage, assess room...

  • Page 329

    Warning Message Message Cause/Remedy Description Type SDT timeout # SDT # timed out Cause: Uplink is not Service Description 51000 sending or is sending Table was never 52000 53000 intermittently. received. 54000 Remedy: Clear warning. 55000 If the problem persists, 56000 determine if uplink is 57000...

  • Page 330

    Chapter 6 Service and Maintenance Warning Message Message Cause/Remedy Description Type PMT timeout # PMT # is lost Cause: Uplink is not No longer receiving 59000 sending or is sending Program Mapping 60000 61000 intermittently. Table. 62000 Remedy: Clear warning. 63000 If the problem persists, 64000...

  • Page 331

    Warning Message Message Cause/Remedy Description Type PAT timeout # Clear PAT fault cleared – – 67000 68000 69000 70000 71000 72000 73000 74000 NIT timeout # NIT timed out Cause: Uplink is not Network Information 75000 sending or is sending Table was never intermittently.

  • Page 332

    Chapter 6 Service and Maintenance Warning Message Message Cause/Remedy Description Type CAT timeout # CAT is lost Cause: Uplink is not No longer receiving 76000 sending or is sending Conditional Access intermittently. Table. Remedy: Clear warning. If the problem persists, determine if uplink is sending the current SI information table.

  • Page 333

    Cause: Possible software SW exceeding 78000 (stack/partition) allowable memory Host issue. memory usage usage. Remedy: Clear warnings, reset the unit, and notify Cisco customer support if the problem persists. Memory Usage Clear Normal – – 78000 (stack/partition) Host memory usage...

  • Page 334

    MAC address devices. on same IP segment, or possible HW issue. Remedy: Check cabling, check MAC addresses, clear warnings, reset the unit, and notify Cisco customer support if the problem persists. Ethernet PHY n Clear Connection OK – –...

  • Page 335

    Cause: Possible software Software exceeding 87000 allowable usage of Use Second Near Full issue. internal constructs. Remedy: Clear warnings, reset the unit, and notify Cisco customer support if the problem persists. FW: Resource Clear Normal Level – – 87000 Use Second...

  • Page 336

    Verify that the file structure has not been corrupted. If the problem persists, notify Cisco customer support. Restore Failure Bad Content Cause: Import file may Item in import file is 89100 be corrupted, or from a...

  • Page 337

    Warning Message Message Cause/Remedy Description Type Hardware Non-matching Cause: Non-matching D9859 App running 94000 HW Platform. App was loaded on D9854/58/24 Platform APP: <D9859 | through either CDT platform or vice versa. D9854/58/24>, download or FLASH HW: <TMB2 | programming.

  • Page 338

    Transcoder Input Underflow Cause: Possible Internal transcoder 94009 transcoder firmware buffer overflow or Input underflow. Errors will error. be seen in the Remedy: If problem transcoded output. persists, contact Cisco customer support. OL-31980-01...

  • Page 339

    Internal transcoder 94009 transcoder firmware buffer overflow or Input underflow. Errors will error. be seen in the Remedy: If problem transcoded output. persists, contact Cisco customer support. Transcoder Output Cause: Possible Internal transcoder 94009 transcoder firmware buffer overflow or Input Underflow underflow.

  • Page 340

    Mismatch Mismatch Fault temporarily on channel format that does not changes or changes in match the user's the video source format. selection. Remedy: If problem persists, contact Cisco customer support. XCode Config Clear Mismatch – – 94013 Mismatch Resolved...

  • Page 341: Power Supply Replacement

    Power Supply Replacement Power Supply Replacement There are no user-serviceable parts in the D9859 transcoder power supply. If the power supply requires replacement, contact your service provider or Cisco for information on how to return the unit for repair. OL-31980 -01...

  • Page 343: Chapter 7 Customer Information

    Chapter 7 Customer Information If You Have Questions If you have technical questions, call Cisco Services for assistance. Follow the menu options to speak with a service engineer. Access your company's extranet site to view or order additional technical publications. For accessing instructions, contact the representative who handles your account.

  • Page 345: Appendix A Technical Specifications

    Appx auto letter Appendi x A Technical Specifications Introduction This appendix contains the technical specifications for the D9859 Advanced Receiver Transcoder. Note: The technical specifications are subject to change without prior notice. In This Appendix  L-Band Input and Process ing ............322 ...

  • Page 346: L-band Input And Process Ing

    Appendix A Technical Specifications L-Band Input and Processing General Parameter Specification System MPEG-2/DVB Compatible EN 300 421, EN 300 468 Demodulation DVB-S QPSK, DVB-S2 QPSK and 8PSK Number of RF Inputs 4 (only one active at a time) LNB LO Stability DVB-S and DVB-S2 Symbol Rate Stability...

  • Page 347: Lnb Power And C Ontrol

    L-Band Input and Processing LNB Power and Control Parameter Specification Voltage 13 V Vertical/circular right, (RF1 only, RF2 to RF4 do not 18 V Horizontal/circular left have LNB supply) Current 400 mA maximum LNB Alarms: No load - 6 mA Overload - 360 mA minimum DVB-S/DVB-S2 DVB-S/DVB-S2 Satellite Receiver...

  • Page 348

    Linear Channel and IF (BW = Symbol Rate) Loop configuration C/N = Eb/No + 10 log (2 x FEC X 188/204) The D9859 transcoder displays the C/N Ratio. DVB-S2 Error Rate Performance Es/No (C/N) Ratio Mode Simulated Es/No (dB) for...

  • Page 349

    L-Band Input and Processing Mode Simulated Es/No (dB) for Typical Performance (dB) in FEC Frame length = 64,800 Linear Channel and IF Loop configuration QPSK 4/5 4.68 QPSK 5/6 5.18 QPSK 8/9 6.20 QPSK 9/10 6.42 8PSK 3/5 5.50 8PSK 2/3 6.62 8PSK 3/4 7.91...

  • Page 350: Video I Nputs/outputs And Processing

    Appendix A Technical Specifications Video Inputs/Outputs and Processing General Parameter Specification System MPEG-2/DVB Compatible EN 300 421, EN 300 468 Video Inputs Item Specification Transcoder Channel Inputs HD Video Input Number of Channels Compression Format MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 part 10 V Resolutions 1080, 720 Horizontal Video Resolutions...

  • Page 351

    Video Inputs/Outputs and Processing Item Specification Bit Rate 10 to 25 Mb/s Analog SD Video Output Item Test Signal Specification CVBS1 Specification CVBS2 Number of One SD source One SD source program Channels program Video MPEG-2 4:2:0 MPEG-2 4:2:0 Decompression Output 75 Ω...

  • Page 352

    Appendix A Technical Specifications Item Test Signal Specification CVBS1 Specification CVBS2 Differential NTC-7 comp < 3° < 3° Phase Luminance < 5% < 5% Non-linearity Line Time NTC-7 comp ≤ 1% ≤ 1% Distortion Weighted Signal 50% Grey Field ≤ -70 dB rms ≤...

  • Page 353: Audio Inputs/outputs

    Video Inputs/Outputs and Processing Item Test Signal Specification CVBS1 Specification CVBS2 Luminance VITS17 < 5% < 5% Non-linearity Weighted Signal 50% Grey Field ≤ -70 dB rms ≤ -70 dB rms Video-to-Noise Weighted Signal Luminanace ≤ -55 dB rms ≤ -55 dB rms Video-to-Noise Ramp Return Loss...

  • Page 354: Vbi Data Input/output

    Appendix A Technical Specifications VBI Data Input/Output Item Specification Transmission Format EIA-708 and EIA-608 OL-31980-01...

  • Page 355

    Transport Stream Outputs Transport Stream Outputs ASI Output Item Specification Number of outputs 3 (mirrored) Type of connector 75 ohms BNC Output impedance 75 ohms according to EN 50083-9 Data amplitude 800 mV peak-peak ± 10% according to EN 50083- Return loss >...

  • Page 356

    Appendix A Technical Specifications Item Specification Type of connector RJ-45, 10/100/1000 BASE-T Output modes IPv4 datagrams IP Addressing Multicast, Unicast TS Input up to 5 PIDs Bit Rate up to 10 Mbps (for 1500 byte packets) OL-31980-01...

  • Page 357: Control, Ma Nagement And Data Interfaces

    Control, Management and Data Interfaces Control, Management and Data Interfaces Ethernet Management Interface Item Specification Number of connectors Type of connector Eight-pin RJ-45 Ethernet type 10/100/1000BASE-T Required setup IP address, default gateway and subnet mask Ethernet Data Interface Item Specification Number of connectors Type of connector Eight-pin RJ-45...

  • Page 358: Contact Closure Interface

    Appendix A Technical Specifications Item Specification Type of connector Terminal block Max. voltage ≤ 30 V AC, ≤ 30 V DC Max. current ≤ 1 A Contact Closure Interface Item Specification Connector type 9-pin sub-D female Minimum duration of event 250 ms, 1 frame period, e.g., for 1080i/25 Hz, 40 guaranteed to be detected ms for DPI applications...

  • Page 359: Power And General Specif Ications

    Power and General Specifications Power and General Specifications General Item Specification 2 lines of 40 characters, backlit LCD. Keypad Arrow keys, 0 to 9, SELECT, MENU, INFO, ADV, MAP, APPLY and NAV keys. LEDs Green LED for Signal status. Red LED for Alarm indication.

  • Page 360: Mechanical

    Appendix A Technical Specifications Mechanical Item Specification Height 1 RU (1.75 in.) (4.4 cm) Width 19.0 in. (48.3 cm) Depth 20.5 in. (52.1 cm) Weight 16 lb (7.2 kg) Environment Item Specification Storage General The product is within the original packaging. Humidity 5 –...

  • Page 361: Appendix B Default Settings And Lock Levels

    Appendi x B Default Settings and Lock Levels Introduction This appendix lists the factory default settings and the lock levels for the D9859 transcoder. In This Appendix  Factory Default Settings and Lock Levels ........338  DPM Default Settings for Different Output Modes .......351...

  • Page 362: Factory Default Settings And Lock Levels

    Default Settings and Lock Levels Factory Default Settings and Lock Levels The D9859 Advanced Receiver Transcoder is factory configured with default settings unless you have requested a custom factory configuration. The following table lists the lock levels available for protecting your transcoder and...

  • Page 363: Asi Input

    Factory Default Settings and Lock Levels Parameter Default Lock Level Date Format YYY_MM_DD Time Format 24 Hr GMT Off +05.30 Reboot ASI Input Parameter Default Lock Level ASI Active Tune Mode Basic CA Ctl Select UserCfg RF Input Parameter Default Lock Level RFx Active RF1 is Act, RF2 to RF4 is No...

  • Page 364: Tune Mode

    Appendix B Default Settings and Lock Levels Parameter Default Lock Level Roll-off InputIQ Auto NetID LNB Power 22kHz Tune Mode Parameter Default Lock Level Service List Mode Rigorous Frequency Tuning Disaster Recovery Global Parameter Default Lock Level D/R Enable Signal Loss Timer Signal Lock Timer Verify Timer Backup Channel...

  • Page 365

    Factory Default Settings and Lock Levels Parameter Default Lock Level Input NetId Freq (GHz) SymRate Auto Modulation DVB-S Rolloff 0.35 Note: A factory reset does not change the IP settings. Parameter Default Lock Level Port ID V4/V6 IPv4 IP Address 192.131.244.6 Mask Gateway...

  • Page 366: Trap Destinations

    Appendix B Default Settings and Lock Levels Trap Destinations Parameter Default Lock Level Trap IP Address 0.0.0.0 Trap Community String public Protocols Parameter Default Lock Level Telnet Disable Disable HTTP Enable SNMP Disable Fwd All Syslog Disable Syslog Server 0.0.0.0 Port Video Parameter...

  • Page 367: Audio

    Factory Default Settings and Lock Levels Audio Parameter Default Lock Level Stereo/Mono Stereo AC3 Compression RF Mode Left (dB) Right (dB) Select Language By PMT Order Language List PMT Source AUD1 for Audio 1 and AUD2 for Audio 2 Entry Captions Parameter Default...

  • Page 368: Decode

    Appendix B Default Settings and Lock Levels Parameter Default Lock Level PMT Order First Entry Imitext Position Standard ForeGnd Auto BackGnd Auto Decode Parameter Default Lock Level Decoder Enabled Note: By default, all the decode services are enabled. Cueing Parameter Default Lock Level Cueing Mode...

  • Page 369

    Factory Default Settings and Lock Levels TS Out - ASI Parameter Default Lock Level Name Rate Control User User Rate 68.5 Mbps Output Mode No Output Descramble Mode Descrambled Insert Null Packet Auto Map Auto Map Aux TS Out - MOIP Parameter Default Lock Level...

  • Page 370: Dpm - Asi/moip

    UDPPort 49152 SrcPort Send SAP None SAP Address 224.2.127.25 SAP Port 9875 SAP ID User String SAP User Str Cisco Default SAP1 DPM - ASI/MOIP Parameter Default Lock Level Drop StType OutCh 8191 OType UNKN Map Mode SVC ID & PID...

  • Page 371: Transcod E

    Factory Default Settings and Lock Levels Parameter Default Lock Level Pass Pass TSDT Pass Pass NITO Pass Pass SDTO Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Transcode Parameter Default Lock Level Video Mode HD Output HD HRes Full SD HRes...

  • Page 372: Inband

    Appendix B Default Settings and Lock Levels Parameter Default Lock Level HD/SD 3:2 Pulldown Disabled SD Aspect Ratio 16:9 SD AR Conv None CC Pkt1 CEA 708 CC Pkt2 None LOI Action Black Output Inband Parameter Default Lock Level Apply Inband Options Parameter Default...

  • Page 373: Alarm/warning

    Factory Default Settings and Lock Levels Parameter Default Lock Level SUBT DATA Alarm/Warning Parameter Default Lock Level FP Alarm Reminder Enable Alarm Vid Cutoff Disable Noise Cutoff Parameter Default Lock Level Trnsprt (DVB-S/DVB-S2 Marg) Cutoff Trnsprt (DVB-S/DVB-S2 Marg) Restore Audio (DVB-S/DVB-S2 Marg) Cutoff Audio (DVB-S/DVB-S2 Marg) Restore Muting Control Enable...

  • Page 374: Import/export (web Gui Only)

    Appendix B Default Settings and Lock Levels Import/Export (Web GUI only) Parameter Default Lock Level Settings File Name file name FTP Server IP Address 192.168.0.100 FTP Port Number FTP User Name user FTP Password USER OL-31980-01...

  • Page 375: Dpm Default Settings For Different Output Modes

    DPM Default Settings for Different Output Modes DPM Default Settings for Different Output Modes The DPM parameters are preset to default settings for each DPM Output Mode. The default settings for particular Output modes have been preset to optimize the output when either PID mapping or transcoding is required.

  • Page 376

    Appendix B Default Settings and Lock Levels Output No Output Passthrough Service MAP Svc Full DPM Transcoding Mode Chans Only Passthrough Chans Only Control Actual Value Regen Descramble Descramble Descramble Descramble Displayed Mode is set Mode is set Mode is set Mode is set Descrambled, Descrambled,...

  • Page 377

    DPM Default Settings for Different Output Modes Output No Output Passthrough Service MAP Svc Full DPM Transcoding Mode Chans Only Passthrough Chans Only Control PwRC PwRC PwRC Actual Value Drop Descramble Displayed Mode is set Descrambled, it is set to PwRC;...

  • Page 379: Appendix C Compliance

    Appx auto letter Appendi x C Compliance Introduction This appendix contains the compliance information for the D9859 Advanced Receiver Transcoder. A ppe In This Appendix  Applicable Standa rds and Notices ..........356  Declaration of Conform ity ...............358 OL-31980 -01...

  • Page 380: Applicable Standa Rds And Notices

    Compliance Applicable Standards and Notices Safety The D9859 Advanced Receiver Transcoder has been approved for safety by the Standards Council of Canada and the OHSA (NRTL) Accredited Testing Laboratory to the following standards: CAN/CSA 60065-03 + Am1 +Am2 - Audio, Video and Similar Electronic Apparatus - Safety Requirements.

  • Page 381: Fcc Notices

    Applicable Standards and Notices FCC Notices This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limit s are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when operated in a residential installation.

  • Page 382: Declaration Of Conform Ity

    Appendix C Compliance Declaration of Conformity OL-31980-01...

  • Page 383

    Declaration of Conformity OL-31980 -01...

  • Page 385: Index

    Analog Audio Outputs • 329 Connecting an External Alarm System • 27 Analog SD Video Output • 327 Connecting the AC Power to the D9859 Analog SD Video Output, CVBS1 and CVBS2 for monitoring • 329 T ranscoder • 22 Applicable Standards and Notices •...

  • Page 386

    MOIP • 94 Environment • 336 MOIP Streams • 97, 345 Ethernet Data Interface • 333 Mounting the D9859 T ranscoder to a Rack • 21 Ethernet Management Interface • 333 MPE Output • 5, 331 MPEGoIP Output • 4, 331 Factory Default Settings and Lock Levels •...

  • Page 387

    Index Protocols • 73, 342 Alarm/Warning • 117 PSI - Channels • 130 DR • 121 PSI - Frequency Plan • 130 IP • 68 PSI - T ables • 131 Noise Cutoffs • 119 PSI T able Settings • 105 Software Update •...

  • Page 388

    Index Video • 77, 342 Video Inputs • 326 Video Inputs/Outputs and Processing • 326 Video Outputs • 326 Viewing Contact Information • 252 Viewing Stream Details • 203 Viewing Support Information • 252 Viewing the ASI Output Status • 187 Viewing the ASI Output T ransport Status •...

  • Page 390

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