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3-872-304-11 (1)
Video
Communication
System
Operating Instructions (Version 2.0)
Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for
future reference.
PCS-G50/G50P
© 2005 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 3-872-304-11 (1) Video Communication System Operating Instructions (Version 2.0) Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. PCS-G50/G50P © 2005 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 To reduce the risk your Sony dealer regarding this product. of fire or electric shock, refer servicing to qualified service personnel.
  • Page 3 This manual focuses on using ISDN lines to conduct a videoconference, but it also covers non-ISDN lines. If you use ISDN lines, consult your Sony dealer for more information. • The ISDN service may not be available in some areas.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Turning On/Off the TV Monitor Chapter 1: Installation and Together With the Preparation Communication Terminal ......29 Using This Manual ......9 Turning the System On/Off ....30 Features ..........10 Turning On ........30 System Components ......12 Standby Mode Function ....32 Basic System Components ..
  • Page 5 SPID Settings for Customers in the Adjusting the Focus and USA and Canada .....69 Brightness ....... 99 Information Menu .......70 Presetting the Angle and Zoom Settings ......100 SIP Setup Menu ......71 Recalling the Preset Angle and Registering a Remote Party – Phone Zoom Setting ....
  • Page 6 Sending Motion Pictures Input from Chapter 5: Data Conference an External Camera or Other Equipment as Connection Example Using the Data Still Images ....119 Solution Box ........149 Saving Still Images to a “Memory Connecting the CTE-600 Stick” ..........121 Communication Saving Still Images Using the Still Transducer .....151...
  • Page 7 Using the LAN Connection (Up to 6 Connection Examples for Points) ......169 Multipoint Videoconference ... 200 Using the Cascade Connection via LAN (Up to 10 Points) .. 170 Preparing for a Videoconference Using ..........202 Using the ISDN Connection ..171 Using Both LAN and ISDN ..
  • Page 8 Pin Assignments on Optional Board Connectors ....240 List of Port Numbers Used on the PCS-PG50/PG50P ..241 Videoconferencing Room Layout ..........244 Camera Range ......244 Glossary ......... 246 Menu Configuration ....... 250 “IPELA” and are trademarks of Sony Corporation.
  • Page 9: Chapter 1: Installation And Preparation

    Chapter 5: Data Conference Chapter 1: This chapter shows you how to use the data from a computer for the conference by using the optional Data Solution Box. Installation and Chapter 6: Videoconference Using a Preparation Whiteboard This chapter shows how to use a whiteboard with the mimio Xi* attached for a videoconference.
  • Page 10: Features

    QoS (Quality of Service) function Features for optimization of bandwidth and traffic packet through network The PCS-G50/G50P Video Communication This system includes the “Packet Resend System is a videoconferencing system that Request”, “Adaptive Rate Control”, and provides natural, face-to-face “Forward Error Control” functions. communications with a remote party by Depending on the network status, these transmitting and receiving images and sound...
  • Page 11 Supports an encrypted videoconference (only for LAN connection) When you connect to other terminals via LAN, you can start a videoconference only with the terminals that enter the preset password. This feature allows you to hold a strictly confidential videoconference. An encrypted conference among multiple points or with cascade connection is enabled if all the terminals are connected via LAN.
  • Page 12: System Components

    System Components The PCS-G50/G50P Video Communication System is composed of basic system components for a basic videoconference, and optional equipment for an enhanced videoconference. Basic System Components The PCS-G50/G50P Video Communication System is the basic system of the PCS-G50/G50P Videoconferencing System. It contains the following components: Unit Description PCS-PG50/PG50P...
  • Page 13: Optional Equipment

    Unit Description IR repeater Allows you to simultaneously turn on and off the Communication Terminal and the TV that is being used as a monitor. Remote Control Receiver Connects to the Communication Terminal and receives signals from the remote commander. Optional Equipment TV monitor A TV or projector, etc.
  • Page 14 Unit Description PCSA-B768S ISDN Unit Used to connect to an ISDN line. Up to six ISDN lines; 12B channels usable. PCSA-DSB1S Data Solution Box Use of this device allows easy connection with a computer or projector for a data conference. PCSA-A3 Microphone Unidirectional microphone.
  • Page 15 Cables Use the following cables to connect devices in this system. PCS-G50/G50P Video Communication System Cable Part No. Number Camera cable (0.25 m (0.8 ft)) 1-827-376-11 S-video cable (1.5 m (4.9 ft)) 1-776-078-42 Audio cable (1 m (3.3 ft)) 1-765-258-31 Video converter cable (0.15 m (0.5 ft)) 1-757-517-11 Camera cable...
  • Page 16: System Configuration

    System Configuration The PCS-G50/G50P Video Communication System has various system configuration capabilities using the basic components and optional equipment. This section describes the capabilities and necessary equipment for some typical configuration examples. System Configuration via a LAN This allows you to: •...
  • Page 17: Via An Isdn

    System Configuration via an ISDN Connection to ISDN is required to use the PCSA-B384S, or PCSA-B768S ISDN Unit especially designed for use with this system. This allows you to: • Hold a point-to-point videoconference over ISDN. • Show still images stored on a “Memory Stick”. •...
  • Page 18: System Configuration Via A Lan For Multipoint Conference

    System Configuration via a LAN for Multipoint Conference You need to install the optional PCSA-M3G50 H.323 MCU software. This allows you to: • Hold a multipoint videoconference among up to ten sites over LAN. • Show still images stored on a “Memory Stick”. •...
  • Page 19: System Configuration Via An Isdn For Multipoint Conference

    System Configuration via an ISDN for Multipoint Conference You need to connect the optional PCSA-B384S, or PCSA-B768S ISDN Unit especially designed for use with this system and to install the optional PCSA- M0G50 H.320 MCU software. This allows you to: •...
  • Page 20: And Isdn For Multipoint Conference

    System Configuration via a LAN and ISDN for Multipoint Conference Installing the optional PCSA-M3G50 H.323 MCU software (for LAN) and PCSA-M0G50 H.320 MCU software (for ISDN) enables conduct of a multipoint conference via a LAN and ISDN mixed. Two Communication Terminals in which MCU software is installed must be connected via a LAN.
  • Page 21: Multipoint Data Conference

    System Configuration via a LAN for Multipoint Data Conference You need to connect the optional PCSA-DSB1S Data Solution Box especially designed to use with this system and to install the optional PCSA-M3G50 H.323 MCU software. This allows you to: • Hold a multipoint videoconference among up to ten sites over LAN. •...
  • Page 22: For Multipoint Data Conference

    System Configuration via an ISDN for Multipoint Data Conference You need to connect the optional PCSA-B384S, or PCSA-B768S ISDN Unit and the PCSA-DSB1S Data Solution Box especially designed for use with this System and to install the optional PCSA-M0G50 H.320 MCU software. This allows you to: •...
  • Page 23: And Isdn For Multipoint Data Conference

    System Configuration via a LAN and ISDN for Multipoint Data Conference Installing the optional PCSA-M3G50 H.323 MCU software, the PCS-M0G50 H.320 MCU software, and using the optional Data Solution Box PCS-DSB1S and ISDN Units PCSA-B384S, or PCSA-B768S enables you to conduct multipoint mixed LAN and ISDN line multipoint data conferences.
  • Page 24: System Configuration Using The Pcsa-a7 Microphone

    System Configuration using the PCSA-A7 Microphone This allows you to: • Connect additional microphones during a videoconference. • Connect up to 40 PCSA-A7 Microphones to one microphone connector, using a cascade connection. PCSA-A7 Microphones can be connected in cascade, without a decrease in sound quality, ideal for large meetings. System configuration 1 PCS-PG50/PG50P Communication Terminal 2 PCSA-CG70/CG70P Camera Unit...
  • Page 25: System Connections

    System Connections This section describes the typical system connections. Notes • Be sure to turn off all the equipment before making any connections. • Do not connect/disconnect the camera cable or the interface cable with the power on. Doing so may damage the Camera Unit, Communication Terminal or ISDN Unit. •...
  • Page 26: Via An Isdn

    Notes • The AUDIO OUT (MIXED) jack is used to make an audio recording of a conference. This is not used during regular conferences. • The TV monitor can be connected to the RGB OUT jacks on the Communication Terminal or the Data Solution Box. System Connection via an ISDN PCSA-CG70/CG70P Camera Unit...
  • Page 27: Preparing The System

    Preparing the System Attaching the Remote Control Receiver Most operations with the Video Communication System can be controlled with the supplied Remote Commander. To use the Remote Commander, point it to the supplied remote control receiver or the remote sensor on the Camera Unit.
  • Page 28: Inserting Batteries Into The Remote Commander

    Inserting Batteries into the Remote Commander Most of the operations with the Video Communication System can be controlled with the supplied Remote Commander. Remove the battery compartment cover. Insert two size AAA (R03) batteries (supplied) with correct polarities into the battery compartment. Note Be sure to insert the batteries side first.
  • Page 29: Turning On/off The Tv Monitor

    Turning On/Off the TV Monitor Together With the Communication Terminal If you use a Sony TV, insert the IR repeater under the remote sensor of the TV. Once you set the IR repeater, the TV will turn on or go to standby together with...
  • Page 30: Turning The System On/off

    Turning the System On/Off This section describes how to turn on or off the Communication Terminal. Turning On Turn on the TV monitor. If the IR repeater is installed in the TV monitor, set the TV monitor to standby mode. The TV monitor will turn on simultaneously when the Communication Terminal is turned on.
  • Page 31 If connection of the Data Solution Box or ISDN Unit to the Communication Terminal is not re-established even after the system power is recovered, consult a Sony dealer. Turning the System On/Off...
  • Page 32: Standby Mode Function

    • The POWER indicator on the camera goes off when the system enters standby mode. • If you use a Sony TV monitor with the IR repeater installed under the remote sensor, the TV monitor will enter standby mode together with the Communication Terminal.
  • Page 33: System To Standby Mode

    The Video Communication System enters standby mode and the POWER indicator on the Communication Terminal lights in orange. The POWER indicator on the camera goes out. If the IR repeater is installed in a Sony TV monitor, it will go into standby together with the Video Communication System. Note...
  • Page 34: Turning Off

    Turning Off Open the front panel of the Communication Terminal, and then slide the power switch on the right to the off position ( ). Turn off the power of other equipment used for the videoconference. Note Set the power switch on the Communication Terminal off when the system will not be used for an extended period.
  • Page 35: Displaying Help

    Displaying Help Pressing the HELP button on the Remote Commander displays a balloon help or a help screen to guide most operations on the monitor screen. Note You can hide the balloon help used for entering characters. Press the MENU button on the Remote Commander to show the menu, and set “Character Input Help”...
  • Page 36: Setting Up The System For The First Time - Initial Setup Wizard

    Note Setting Up the If you select a monitor, other monitors than System for the First that you selected display no menus. Time — Initial Setup Wizard When you turn on the Communication Terminal for the first time after installation and the self-diagnosis is completed, the setup wizard appears on the monitor screen.
  • Page 37 Use the V, v, B or b button on the Area Code: Enter the area code. Do not enter the first “0” number. Remote Commander to select “Next”, Local Number: Enter the telephone then press the PUSH ENTER button. number. The ISDN Setup Wizard appears when the PCSA-B384S or PCSA-B768S Notes...
  • Page 38 When you use one ISDN line, enter the Off: Deactivates DHCP. In this case set same number both in the A1 and A2 text your IP address, network mask, boxes (except for the USA and Canada). gateway address and DNS address manually.
  • Page 39: Using The Menus

    Use the V, v, B or b button on the Using the Menus Remote Commander to select the menu you want to set, then press the PUSH ENTER button. The selected setup menu appears. The Video Communication System uses the on-screen menus to make various adjustments and settings.
  • Page 40 Press the button to select an item from the list, then press the PUSH ENTER button. Note For items that require text entry, press the Remote Commander button, enter the desired text, and then press the PUSH ENTER button. Press the v button to The selected select “Save”, then press the PUSH ENTER button.
  • Page 41: Menu Configuration

    Menu Configuration The system menus are configured as outlined below. For details about menu configuration, see “Menu Configuration” on page 250. Launcher menu Phone Book/Private Phone Book Detail Dial Still Image menu History Setup Menu Camera menu Memory Stick menu Information Setup menu (for the Selecting the icons shown on the left side of the...
  • Page 42 Launcher menu The Detail Dial is used to call a remote party who is not registered in the Phone Book. The Detail Dial appears when you select “Detail Dial” on the launcher menu. The menu also appears when you press the CONNECT/ DISCONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander.
  • Page 43 Information Camera menu This menu is used to display the current setting status of the Communication The Camera menu is used to adjust the Terminal. The menu appears when you camera angle or to zoom the displayed select “Information” on the launcher menu. image.
  • Page 44: Entering Characters

    Memory Stick menu Entering Characters This section explains how to enter the letters, numbers or symbols on the text box in the menu using the Remote Commander. DISPLAY (CLEAR) button FAR/NEAR The Memory Stick menu is used to use (ALPHA/NUM) button “Memory Sticks”.
  • Page 45 To enter a symbol Press the VIDEO INPUT SELECT (SYMBOL) button repeatedly to select the desired symbol. Pressing the 0 button repeatedly also enables you to enter a symbol. To enter a dot (.) for an IP address Press the button.
  • Page 46: Chapter 2: Registration And Setup For System Administrators

    Hold down the MENU button. Chapter 2: The Setup menu for the administrator appears on the monitor screen. Registration and Setup Dial Answer Setup for System Communication Status Audio Video Administrators General Administrator ISDN Information This chapter describes the registration and settings to be carried out by the system administrator.The chapter is intended to be read by the system administrator.
  • Page 47: Dial Setup Menu

    Use the V, v, B or b button on the Dial Setup Menu Remote Commander to select the menu you want to set, then press the The Dial Setup menu is used to set the PUSH ENTER button. attributes for dialing. The selected setup menu appears.
  • Page 48 Auto: Selects an appropriate format Prefix-B: Select when you use the prefix set automatically. in “Prefix-B” on page 2 of the Dial Setup G.711µ-law: Selects the format based on the menu. G.711µ-law standard. Prefix-C: Select when you use the prefix set G.711A-law: Selects the format based on in “Prefix-C”...
  • Page 49: Answer Setup Menu

    Answer Setup Menu Communication Setup Menu The Answer Setup menu is used to set up The Communication Setup menu is used to set up communications. call reception. Note Page 1/1 Contents of the Communication Setup menu vary according to the settings configured by Answer “Individual Settings”, and to whether the MCU software (see page 175) is installed or...
  • Page 50 Video Frame Page 2/3 Allows you to select the number of video frames during transmission. If you set “Individual Settings” to “On” on page 1 of the Communication Setup menu, you can perform this setting individually for transmission, reception, and multipoint conferencing. Auto: Switch the number of frames automatically.
  • Page 51 Auto: Select when connecting a remote For details about T.120 data conferences, party via a normal ISDN line. see “Conducting a Data Conference Using 56K: Select when connecting a remote party NetMeeting – T.120 Data Conference” on located in a region or country where the page 144.
  • Page 52: Status Menu

    Split Status Menu Allows you to select the type of split display used to display local and remote video on a The Status menu shows the current status of single monitor during a multipoint communication. videoconference. The ISDN Line Status, LAN Line Status or Automatic: When there are two or three LAN Connection Status will also be terminals, the display is automatically...
  • Page 53: Audio Setup Menu

    Rate Audio Setup Menu Displays in real time the number of connected lines and their transfer rates. The Audio Setup menu is used to set various audio items. MLP Rate Displays the MLP (Multi Layer Protocol) Page 1/2 rate. The level meter indicating the audio input HMLP Rate level is displayed.
  • Page 54 Echo Canceller Sound Effect Allows you to select whether to use the echo Allows you to select whether to output canceller. sounds when the system starts, a On: Enables the echo canceller. videoconference starts or ends. Off: Disables the echo canceller. On: Outputs sounds.
  • Page 55: Video Setup Menu

    Custom Input Label Video Setup Menu The following menus appear when you select “Video” on the Setup menu for the administrator. Select the desired menu. Allows you to set the names displayed in the Video Input Select menu. Main Camera: Allows you to enter the name displayed when “Main Camera”...
  • Page 56: General Setup Menu

    VIDEO 2: Select when the monitor is General Setup Menu connected to the VIDEO 2 connector. RGB OUT: Select when the monitor is The following menus appear when you connected to the RGB OUT connector of select “General” on the Setup menu for the main unit.
  • Page 57 For details on the standby mode, see MODE 1: Select when using mode 1. This “Standby Mode Function” on page 32. setting does not usually need to be changed. Last Number Registration MODE 2: Select when using mode 2. Select Allows you to select whether to register the this mode when the system does not remote party in the Phone Book after the...
  • Page 58 Character Input Help Menu Screens 3/3 Allows you to select whether to display help Allows you to select whether to display text when entering characters and numbers. menus and buttons of the launcher screen. On: Display help. Off: Not to display help. Menu Screens 2/3 Allows you to select whether to display menus and buttons of the launcher screen.
  • Page 59: Administrator Setup Menu

    Vertical: Attaches the mimio-Xi vertically Administrator Setup Menu on a whiteboard. Horizontal: Attaches the mimio-Xi The following menus appear when you horizontally on a whiteboard. select “Administrator” on the Setup menu for the administrator. Select the desired Whiteboard Size menu. Allows you to select the size (height ×...
  • Page 60: General Setup

    Remote Access Password General Setup Set the password to access the system Enable: Requires the password when saving through a Web browser. Access from a Web the General Setup settings. browser can also be enabled by entering the Disable: Does not require the password administrator password.
  • Page 61 Clear Phone Book Recording Page 1/1 Allows you to delete a Phone book on the Communication Terminal. Private Phone Book Page 2/2 Administrator Setup Phone Book Page: Auto Dialing Create Private Phone Book Delete Private Phone Book Copy Private Phone Book Recording Select whether to enable the recording of Save...
  • Page 62: Lan Setup Menu

    Other Settings Page 1/1 LAN Setup Menu Administrator Setup The following menus appear when you Other Settings select “LAN” on the Setup menu for the administrator. Select the desired menu. Page: Web Monitor Web Access Disabled Save Setup Load Setup Save Cancel Web Monitor...
  • Page 63 Network Mask Gatekeeper Page 1/1 Enter the network mask. LAN Setup Gateway Address Gatekeeper Enter the default gateway address. Page: Gatekeeper Mode DNS Address Gatekeeper Address Enter the DNS (Domain Name System) User Alias User Number address. General Page 2/2 Save Cancel LAN Setup...
  • Page 64 SNMP Mode Note Allows you to select whether the Simple Operations of PPPoE for LAN connection are Network Management Protocol (SNMP) presently verified only for the Japanese NTT B agent is enabled. FLET’S and FLET’S ADSL services. On: Enables the SNMP agent. Off: Disables the SNMP agent.
  • Page 65 Primary DNS QoS Page 1/1 Enter a primary DNS address. LAN Setup Secondary DNS Enter a secondary DNS address. Page: Hybrid Forward Error Correction NAT/Port Page 1/1 Packet Resend Request Adaptive Rate Control LAN Setup NAT/Port Page: Save Cancel NAT Mode NAT Address Port Number Used Default...
  • Page 66 Minimum Cost Type of Service (TOS) Page 1/1 Allows you to select whether to specify the Minimum Cost bit rate of the TOS field. On: Specifies the Minimum Cost bit rate of the TOS field. Off: Does not specify the Minimum Cost bit rate of the TOS field.
  • Page 67: Isdn Setup Menu

    different encryption password. You can start ISDN Setup Menu an unencrypted videoconference with a terminal connected via an ISDN. The ISDN Setup menu is used to set up • The encryption function is not available ISDN lines. when you connect to other terminals through cascade LAN and ISDN connections.
  • Page 68 Notes ISDN Page 2/4 • When you select an empty field and then press the PUSH ENTER button of the ISDN Setup Remote Commander, the setting of the Page: Area Code Local Number previous field is copied into the selected field.
  • Page 69: Spid Settings For Customers In The Usa And Canada

    SPID Settings for Customers ISDN in the USA and Canada Page: Area Code Local Number If you connect to an ISDN switch type, 9876532 configuration of SPID (Service Profile 9876532 Identifier) is required. When you select “Auto SPID” in the ISDN Setup Wizard (See page 37), the “Area Code”, “Local Number”...
  • Page 70: Information Menu

    Enter the SPID in the A1 text box only. Information Menu ISDN The Information menu shows the versions of Page: the Communication Terminal and the SPID connected equipment for exclusive use, 019876532001 installed software versions, etc. Information Ver X.XX Host Version Ver X.XX ISDN UNIT Version Ver X.XX...
  • Page 71: Sip Setup Menu

    Multipoint (H.320), SIP: The PCSA- SIP Setup Menu M0G50 MCU software and PCSA-SP1 SIP software are installed. The SIP Setup menu is used to conduct a Multipoint (H.320 + H.323), SIP: The videoconference with an IP phone using the PCSA-M3G50 and PCSA-M0G50 SIP (Session Initiation Protocol).
  • Page 72: Registering A Remote Party - Phone Book

    Page 2/2 Registering a Remote Party – Phone Book You can register the telephone number or IP address of a remote party in the Phone Book, allowing you to dial the party very easily. Up to 500 remote parties can be registered in the Phone Book.
  • Page 73 The List Edit screen appears. When “IP” is selected in step 4 1 Enter the IP address of the remote Enter the name of a remote party in the party. Index text box. Enter the host name and domain For character input, see “Entering name when using the DNS server Characters”...
  • Page 74 2 Select the number of the ISDN Edit menu. Enter all the telephone numbers for the ISDN lines selected by “Number of channels to be used for dialing. Lines”. Up to 6B-channel connection is available when using this method. Select the icon or a still image stored on a “Memory Stick”...
  • Page 75: Changing The Contents Of The Phone Book

    Changing the Contents of the Copying the Setting of the Phone Book Phone Book Menu You can change the telephone number, IP Open the Phone Book menu. address, name or setting registered in the Phone Book. Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the Open the Phone Book menu.
  • Page 76: Deleting The Registered Remote Party

    Deleting the Registered Creating a Private Phone Remote Party Book Follow the procedure below to delete the You can create your own Phone Book remote party from the Phone Book. (Private Phone Book) on a “Memory Stick”. Once the Private Phone Book is registered, inserting the “Memory Stick”...
  • Page 77 Select “Create Private Phone Book”. slot the “Memory Stick” in which the Private Phone Book is registered. An empty folder and file for a Private Phone Book are created in the “Memory Open the Private Phone Book. Stick”. Use the V, v, B or b button on the Register a new remote party.
  • Page 78: Chapter 3: Daily Videoconference

    Turning on the Power Turn on the TV monitor. When the IR repeater is inserted under the remote sensor of the Sony TV, set the TV to standby mode. When the power of the Communication Terminal is turned on, the TV monitor will turn on simultaneously.
  • Page 79: Using The Launcher Menu

    Open the front panel of the Communication Terminal, and then slide the power switch on the right to the on position ( The Communication Terminal turns on. POWER indicators (Lights green) Power switch Three indicators on the front of the Communication Terminal and the POWER indicator on the camera light, then only the POWER indicators on both units remain on in green.
  • Page 80 1 Screen The image shot by the local camera is displayed. 2 Direct Phone Book button The Direct Phone Book function is selected when you select this button by pressing the V, v, B or b, and then the PUSH ENTER button of the Remote Commander.
  • Page 81 Indicator Identification Description (icon) ISDN status When the optional ISDN Unit is connected, usable ISDN port is shown. IP address Shows the IP address of the local system. ISDN: ISDN Shows the ISDN telephone number of the local telephone system. number Video Video input...
  • Page 82: Calling A Remote Party

    9 Dial button V, v, B or b Select this button by pressing the button, and then the PUSH ENTER button on the Remote Commander. This starts calling the remote party whose dial number is entered in the number input box. 0 Number input box To call a remote party not registered in the Phone Book, select this box by V, v, B or b...
  • Page 83 Press the V, v, B or b button to select “Dial”, and then press the PUSH ENTER button of the Remote Commander. Or press the CONNECT/ DISCONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander. The system begins dialing the IP address ISDN telephone number entered in step 4.
  • Page 84 IP: Connects to the videoconferencing system of a remote party via a LAN. ISDN: Connects to the videoconferencing system of a remote party via an ISDN. ISDN (2B): Connects to the H.221-format videoconferencing system via 2B channels of the ISDN connection. ISDN (Telephone): Connects to the phone of a remote party to conduct a voice meeting via the ISDN connection.
  • Page 85 2 Select the LAN bandwidth. V, v, B or b Use the button to select “LAN Bandwidth”, then press the PUSH ENTER button. Press the button to select the bandwidth from the displayed submenu, then press the PUSH ENTER button. When using the ISDN 1 Enter the telephone number of a remote party to connect to in the A text box.
  • Page 86 Note To connect to the remote party by entering all the telephone numbers for the ISDN lines used If the videoconferencing system of the remote party is not equipped with the bonding function, entering one remote party’s telephone number does not allow automatic connection of multiple ISDN lines used to connect to the remote party.
  • Page 87 Redial function Once you have input the IP address or ISDN line number using the Detail Dial menu, it will be entered in the text box of the Detail Dial menu the next time you open the menu. Note The redial function is not available: •...
  • Page 88 To call a remote party registered in the Phone Book Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Phone Book” in the launcher menu, then press the PUSH ENTER button. The Phone Book appears on the monitor screen. Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select a remote party from the Phone Book, then press the PUSH ENTER button, or press the CONNECT/DISCONNECT (...
  • Page 89 Now you can start the videoconference. Picture on the local site Picture on the remote site Meeting starts! To cancel dialing before connecting While “Dialing” is displayed on the monitor screen, press the PUSH ENTER button or the CONNECT/DISCONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander.
  • Page 90 Selecting the “0-9”, “A-I”, “J-S” or “T-Z” tab opens the submenu. When you select the desired number or letter from the corresponding submenu, the Phone Book lists up to six party names which start with the selected number or letter. Note You can also search for remote parties by pressing the number buttons on the Remote Commander.
  • Page 91: Receiving A Call From A Remote Party

    • Make sure that the TV monitor is turned on. If you insert the IR repeater under the remote sensor on the Sony TV, set the TV to standby mode. For setting of the answer mode, see “Auto Answer” in the Answer Setup menu on page 49.
  • Page 92 Note See pages 94 to 110 to adjust the sound and picture during the conference. To receive a call in manual answer mode When you receive a call, the Communication Terminal rings and the message “Incoming call. Answer?” appears on the monitor screen. Press B or b to select “OK”, then press the PUSH ENTER button.
  • Page 93: Ending The Conference

    Ending the Conference Press the CONNECT/DISCONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander. The message “Disconnect?” appears on the monitor screen. Press the B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “OK”, then press the PUSH ENTER button, or press the CONNECT/DISCONNECT ) button on the Remote Commander again.
  • Page 94: Adjusting The Sound

    Adjusting the Sound Adjusting the Volume You can adjust the volume of the sound to be received from a remote party. Press the VOLUME + button on the Remote Commander to increase the volume, VOLUME – button to decrease it. The volume level indicator appears on the monitor screen.
  • Page 95: Answering - Mic On Answer Function

    Turning Off the Sound On Answering – Mic on Answer Function You can turn off the sound to be sent to a remote party when you have answered a call from the remote party. If you set “Mic on Answer” to “Off” in the Answer Setup menu, only the picture on the local party will be sent to the remote party when answering a call.
  • Page 96: Adjusting The Camera

    Adjusting the Camera You can adjust the image shot by the local camera that is sent to the remote party to obtain the desired angle and size. During communication you can also control the camera on the remote site to adjust the image shot by the remote camera.
  • Page 97: Adjusting The Camera Angle And Zoom

    Adjusting the Camera Angle and Zoom Determine the angle of view and the size of the picture to be displayed on the monitor screen by adjusting the angle and zoom. You can make adjustments in the monitor screen during communication and in the launcher menu when not in communication.
  • Page 98 The color of the screen frame changes, then you can adjust the camera angle and zoom. Press the V, v, B or b button to adjust the camera angle so that the desired angle of view is obtained. Use the ZOOM button to zoom in or out. Press the ZOOM T button to zoom in (to enlarge image), and the ZOOM W button to zoom out (to obtain wider range of image).
  • Page 99: Brightness

    Press the V, v, B or b button to adjust the camera angle so that the desired angle of view is obtained. Use the ZOOM button to zoom in or out. Press the ZOOM T button to zoom in (to enlarge image), and the ZOOM W button to zoom out (to obtain wider range of image).
  • Page 100: Presetting The Angle And Zoom Settings

    To display the picture to fill the monitor screen To display the picture in full screen while the Camera menu is displayed, select “Adjustments”, then press the PinP button on the Remote Commander. To cancel the full screen mode, press the RETURN button or PinP button on the Remote Commander.
  • Page 101 Adjust the camera angle and zoom. Use the V, v, B or b button to adjust the camera angle, and ZOOM button to adjust the zoom. Hold down one of the number buttons 1 to 6. The angle and zoom setting is stored in the selected number button, and the message “Registered to Preset number 1 (to 6).”...
  • Page 102: Recalling The Preset Angle And Zoom Setting

    Adjust the angle and zoom. Use the V, v, B or b button to adjust the camera angle, and ZOOM button to adjust the zoom. Press the PUSH ENTER button. The setting is registered in the selected preset number. Recalling the Preset Angle and Zoom Setting You can move the camera to the preset position by recalling the preset camera angle and zoom with the monitor screen displayed while in communication.
  • Page 103 The setting of the preset number is recalled and the camera moves to the position of that setting. On backup The built-in lithium battery enables retention of the memories such as preset camera adjustments even if the Communication Terminal is turned off. Notes •...
  • Page 104: Sending Motion Pictures As Still Images

    Sending Motion Pictures as Still Images You can send motion pictures shot by the Camera as still images. When you are sending pictures that contain lots of text, it is recommended that you send them as still images. The images become clearer than motion pictures and the texts are easy to read.
  • Page 105: Communication

    To stop “Continuous Send” Press the PUSH ENTER button on the Remote Commander. Select “Stop” from the displayed submenu with the V or v button, then press the PUSH ENTER button. To cancel still image display Press the PUSH ENTER button on the Remote Commander to display the submenu.
  • Page 106: Receiving Still Images From A Remote Party

    Receiving Still Images from a Remote Party During communication, you can receive still images taken by the remote camera if the “Far End Camera Control” on page 3 of the Communication Setup menu. Open the Still Image menu. Press the MENU button on the Remote Commander to display the Setup menu, then select the (still image) icon with the button.
  • Page 107: Selecting The Input Picture And Sound

    Selecting the Input Picture and Sound This section describes how to switch the picture displayed on the monitor screen, and how to switch the input picture and sound. Switching the Displayed Picture Between the Local and Remote Pictures Press the FAR/NEAR button on the Remote Commander. The Display Control menu appears.
  • Page 108 Main Camera: Selects the video from the main camera. IR 1: Selects the video from the optional PCS-DS150/DS150P Document Stand. AUX 1: Selects the video from the device connected to the AUX IN connector. Press the PUSH ENTER button on the Remote Commander. To change the video input name displayed in the Video Input Select menu If you label “Main Camera”, “IR 1”, or “AUX1”...
  • Page 109: Switching The Picture Displayed On The Tv Monitor

    Switching the Picture Displayed on the TV Monitor Each press of the DISPLAY button on the Remote Commander switches the picture displayed on the monitor screen as follows: Picture shot by the remote DISPLAY button Still image transmitted or received RGB picture Picture on a whiteboard Notes...
  • Page 110: Monitoring The Local Picture As A Window Picture - Pinp Feature

    Monitoring the Local Picture as a Window Picture – PinP Feature You can display the picture shot by the local camera on your monitor screen as a window picture (Picture-in-Picture). This function enables you to check how your own party is monitored on the remote site. To display the window picture Press the PinP button on the Remote Commander.
  • Page 111: Chapter 4: Videoconference With Optional Equipment

    Chapter 4: Videoconference With Optional Equipment This chapter describes the various videoconferences using the optional equipment in addition to the components contained in the PCS-G50/G50P Video Communication System. To conduct a data conference using the optional PCSA-DSB1S Data Solution Box, see chapter 5. To conduct a multipoint conference, see chapter 8.
  • Page 112 Open the Memory Stick menu. Press the MENU button on the Remote Commander to display the Setup menu, (Memory Stick) icon with the V or v button. and select Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the still image you want to display, then press the PUSH ENTER button.
  • Page 113 The submenu appears. Use the V or v button on the Remote Commander to select “Slide Show”, then press the PUSH ENTER button. The slide show starts. During communication with a remote party, the still images are transmitted to the remote party. indicator is displayed on the monitor screen during the slide show.
  • Page 114: Sending A Still Image Stored On A "memory Stick

    To delete a still image Display the Memory Stick menu, select the still image you want to delete, and press the PUSH ENTER button. Select “Delete” from the displayed submenu with the V or v button, then press the PUSH ENTER button. The selected still image is deleted from the “Memory Stick”.
  • Page 115: Formatting A "memory Stick

    Formatting a “Memory Stick” Notes • “Memory Sticks” formatted on a computer are not guaranteed to work with this system. Always use “Memory Sticks” formatted with the system. • Formatting a “Memory Stick” deletes all images, addresses and other data saved on the “Memory Stick”.
  • Page 116: Memory Stick" Media

    “Memory Stick” is inserted in Stick” with anything, including your the slot of the unit, as it may cause fingers or metallic objects. damage. Sony Corporation assumes no • Do not strike, bend, or drop the “Memory liability for failure resulting from such Stick”.
  • Page 117 • Before inserting the “Memory Stick” in the slot of the unit, make sure that the memory you want to use is already selected. • A “Memory Stick” with the Memory Select function allows the user to select the internal memory of the “Memory Stick” with the selector switch.
  • Page 118: Sending Motion Pictures From The Connected External Equipment As Still Images

    Sending motion pictures from the connected external equipment as still images You can send motion pictures from the connected external equipment as still images. Sending Motion Pictures Output from a Document Stand as Still Images During communication motion pictures output from the optional PCS-DS150/ DS150P Document Stand connected to the Communication Terminal can be frozen, and you can send a still image to the remote party.
  • Page 119: Equipment As Still Images

    Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Send Object”, then press the PUSH ENTER button. The picture shot by the Document Stand is displayed on the monitor screen and is sent to the remote party as a still image. Sending Motion Pictures Input from an External Camera or Other Equipment as Still Images During communication a motion picture output from an external camera or...
  • Page 120 To send a still image Open the Still Image menu. Press the MENU button on the Remote Commander to display the Setup menu, (still image) icon with the V or v button. then select the Display the picture you want to send on the monitor screen. Press the VIDEO INPUT SELECT button on the Remote Commander to display the Video Input Select menu, then select “AUX1”...
  • Page 121: Saving Still Images To A "memory Stick

    Saving Still Images to a “Memory Stick” You can save the picture shot by the local camera or input picture from the connected equipment or the remote picture during conference on a “Memory Stick”. Saving Still Images Using the Still Image Menu Open the Communication Terminal front panel, and then insert the “Memory Stick”...
  • Page 122: Saving Still Images Using The Memory Stick Menu

    When the write-protect tab on the “Memory Stick” is set to “LOCK” when you selected “Save” in step 4 The message “Memory Stick write-protected” appears and you cannot save the still image file. When the memory of the “Memory Stick” is full The message “Memory full.”...
  • Page 123 Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the Save button, then press the PUSH ENTER button. The selected picture is saved to the “Memory Stick” and a thumbnail is created. Saving Still Images Using the Communication Submenu You can promptly save the picture displayed on the monitor screen during communication to the “Memory Stick”...
  • Page 124: Communication Submenu

    Using a Convenient Menu Available during Communication — The Communication Submenu During communication with a remote party, pressing the PUSH ENTER button on the Remote Commander opens the communication submenu. The communication submenu allows you to perform operations often used during communication only by selecting the item in the menu.
  • Page 125: Recording A Videoconference

    Recording a Videoconference The video and audio of a videoconference can be saved on a “Memory Stick” in MPEG4 format. The saved videoconference can then be viewed on a computer. Starting Recording Insert the “Memory Stick” into the Memory Stick slot to display the Memory Stick menu.
  • Page 126 Note If the “Memory Stick” becomes full during a recording, the recording stops and a notification message appears. Recording a Videoconference...
  • Page 127: Using Multiple Monitors

    MONITOR 2 or RGB OUT connector of the Communication Terminal, or the RGB OUT connector of the Data Solution Box. If your second monitor is a Sony monitor, connect the supplied IR repeater immediately under the monitor’s remote sensor, and connect the other end of the IR repeater cable to the IR OUT 2 connector of the Communication Terminal.
  • Page 128 To change the settings Set “Monitors” in “Monitor Out” of the Video Setup menu to “2”. Next, select the connector where the second monitor is connected. To do so, set “Monitor” in “Monitor Out” of the Video Setup menu to “SUB”. Once the settings are changed, the first monitor displays video, while the second displays still images.
  • Page 129 To change the images displayed in a dual monitor setup You can display the following on the monitors during communication in a dual monitor setup. Second monitor Remote picture First monitor Local party DISPLAY button Remote party Still image FAR/NEAR button Remote party RGB image...
  • Page 130: Using Three Monitors-triple Monitor Setup

    Using Three Monitors–Triple Monitor Setup By connecting three monitors, you can use two as video-only displays. To connect a third monitor To connect a second and a third monitor, simply connect them to the VIDEO OUT MONITOR 2 or RGB OUT connector of the Communication Terminal, or the RGB OUT connector of the Data Solution Box.
  • Page 131 To change the settings Set “Monitors” in “Monitor Out” of the Video Setup menu to “3”. Next, you must select the connector where the second monitor is connected. To do so, set “Monitor” in “Monitor Out” of the Video Setup menu to “SUB”. Once the settings are changed, the first monitor displays video, while the second and third display video or still images.
  • Page 132 Third monitor You can display local camera video, RGB images transmitted through the Data Solution Box PCSA-DSB1S, or whiteboard images. Note If there is no RGB or still image feed, it is not possible to alternate the display as outlined above. Using Multiple Monitors...
  • Page 133: Using Multiple Microphones

    Using Multiple Microphones You can connect several optional PCS-A1 (supplied) or PCSA-A3 (not supplied) microphones to the system, allowing more people to participate in the conference. To connect the optional microphones Connect the optional microphones to the MIC 1 and MIC 2 connectors on the Communication Terminal.
  • Page 134 Microphone layout examples PCSA-A3 microphones PCSA-A3 PCS-PG50/PG50P PCS-A1 microphones PCS-A1 PCS-PG50/PG50P Using Multiple Microphones...
  • Page 135: Using The Communication Transducer (cte)

    Using the Communication Transducer (CTE) The CTE Communication Transducer is an integrated system equipped with uni-directional microphones and omni-directional acoustic speaker. The unit is enabled to pick up clear voice with minimum background noise from all directions and to emit clear sound equally in all directions. To connect the CTE-600 Communication Transducer CTE-600 to an input/output...
  • Page 136 CTE layout example PCS-PG50/PG50P CTE-600 Using the Communication Transducer (CTE)
  • Page 137: Using The Pcsa-a7 Microphones

    Using the PCSA-A7 Microphones You can connect multiple PCSA-A7 Microphones (optional) to conduct a multi-participant conference. PCSA-A7 Microphones have the following characteristics: • A Built-in echo canceller • Noise reduction • High quality sound • Several PCSA-A7 Microphones can be connected in cascade without losing sound quality To connect the PCSA-A7 Microphones Connect the PCSA-A7 Microphones to the EC-MIC 1 and EC-MIC 2...
  • Page 138 To use the Microphones On the first page of the Audio Setup menu, select “EC-MIC” in “Mic Select” (page 53). Notes on placing the PCSA-A7 Microphones • Position the Microphones about 50 cm (1.6 ft) away from the participants. • When using speakers, do not place them in front of the microphones. Configuration using the PCSA-A7 Microphones Power is supplied to up to eight microphones connected to the PCS-G50/G50P Video Communication System or the AC adaptor, including cascade...
  • Page 139 Setup example 2: Up to eight microphones are powered by the AC adaptor, counting from the microphone connected to the AC adaptor. Setup example 3: The 8-meter microphone cable is used in the middle of the connections, and counts as four microphones. Up to four microphones are powered by the AC adaptor, counting from the microphone connected to the AC adaptor.
  • Page 140: Recording Audio During A Conference

    Recording Audio During a Conference You can record the voices of the participants on both the remote and local sites during a conference if you connect a cassette recorder to the AUDIO OUT (MIXED) jack on the Communication Terminal. This is convenient for taking minutes of the conference. To connect a cassette recorder Cassette recorder, etc.
  • Page 141: Sending Audio/video From The External Equipment To A Remote Party

    Sending Audio/Video from the External Equipment to a Remote Party The Communication Terminal allows you to send the picture and sound output from the connected equipment such as a VCR to the remote party. To connect the video equipment for input The Communication Terminal is equipped with two video inputs.
  • Page 142: Conducting A Conference Without The Picture - Voice Meeting

    Conducting a Conference Without the Picture – Voice Meeting Using the PCS-G50/G50P Video Communication System, you can conduct a voice only conference via a normal phone without connecting the videoconferencing system. (Voice Meeting) Basic connection procedures are the same as those for videoconferencing. Conducting a voice meeting with a remote party not registered in the phone book Set “Line I/F”...
  • Page 143: Controlling The Remote System With The Tone Signal - Dtmf Transmission

    Controlling the Remote System With the Tone Signal – DTMF Transmission The Video Communication System enables you to control the remote system connected by transmitting the tone signal (DTMF: Dual Tone Multi Frequency) assigned to the numbers for dialing (0-9, Press the button on the Remote Commander during communication.
  • Page 144: Conducting A Data Conference Using Netmeeting - T.120 Data Conference

    Conducting a Data Conference Using NetMeeting – T.120 Data Conference Connecting the Communication Terminal to the computer with NetMeeting* installed enables conduct of a data conference in compliance with the T.120 standard of the ITU-T Recommendation via the PCS-G50/G50P Video Communication System only when it is connected over ISDN.
  • Page 145 To connect to a computer via a hub Connect the Communication Terminal to a computer using the UTP straight cable. Computer TERMINAL VISCA OUT AUDIO OUT AUDIO IN VIDEO IN (MIXED) LINE CAMERA AUX IN (PLUG IN POWER) 100BASE-TX/ DC 19.5V WHITE IR OUT BOARD...
  • Page 146 Click “Call”. After a while the connection is completed. For details on how to operate, refer to the Help menu of the NetMeeting application. About the transmission rate The Communication Terminal supports the following transmission rates: MLP: 6.4 Kbps, 24 Kbps, 32 Kbps HMLP: 62.4 Kbps, 64 Kbps, 128 Kbps.
  • Page 147: Accessing The Communication Terminal

    Accessing the Communication Terminal The following controls are available to access the Communication Terminal. For details on each control, consult your Sony dealer. Using a Web Browser Accessing the IP address of the Communication Terminal from a Web browser allows you to control or set up the terminal.
  • Page 148: Chapter 5: Data Conference

    Chapter 5: Data Conference This chapter shows you how to use the data from a computer, etc. connected to the optional PCSA-DSB1S Data Solution Box for a conference. The optional PCSA-DSB1S Data Solution Box is equipped with various input/ output connectors. For example, connecting the RGB output on a computer enables you to transmit the pictures or text data displayed on the computer to a remote party.
  • Page 149: Connection Example Using The Data Solution Box

    Connection Example Using the Data Solution Box Notes • Be sure not to turn on the power of each unit until all the connections are completed. • Do not connect/disconnect the camera cable or the interface cable with the power on. Doing so may damage the Camera Unit, Communication Terminal or Data Solution Box.
  • Page 150 Notes on the connection example • Power to the Data Solution Box is supplied from the PCS-PG50/PG50P Communication Terminal with a connection described above. • Connect a projector, etc. to the RGB OUT connector on the Data Solution Box. This connection enables you: –...
  • Page 151: Connecting The Cte-600

    Connecting the CTE-600 Communication Transducer to an input/output connector Cable (supplied Interface box with the CTE-600) (supplied with the CTE-600) to DC 6V CTE-600 AC adaptor to LINE (supplied with to LINE to a wall the CTE-600) outlet Cable (not supplied) to an input/output connector to AUX OUT...
  • Page 152: Using Audio/video Signal From The Connected Equipment For A Conference

    Using Audio/Video Signal from the Connected Equipment for a Conference Setting Before Conferencing To use a microphone connected to the Data Solution Box Set “Mic Select” to “DSB MIC” on page 1 of the Audio Setup menu (page 53). To use a projector, etc. connected to the RGB OUT connector on the Data Solution Box Set “Connection”...
  • Page 153 RGB B: Select the picture from the computer connected to the RGB IN B connector. Press the PUSH ENTER button on the Remote Commander. The indicator of the RGB A or RGB B button on the upper panel of the Data Solution Box lights according to the selected input.
  • Page 154 Note While you are transmitting the computer picture, you cannot receive a still image or a computer picture from any other terminal. Ending your transmission enables you to receive it. When you are receiving a still image or computer picture from any other terminal, you cannot transmit a computer picture from equipment connected to the Data Solution Box.
  • Page 155 When the PCS-PG50/PG50P is used as a receiving terminal Monitor used to Output Resolution Video Picture quality display the picture of connector for a frame the Data solution Box computer rate picture on receiving terminal VIDEO OUT 1 or VIDEO OUT 1 Outputs the signal by VIDEO OUT 2 or VIDEO OUT...
  • Page 156 For details about the settings concerning video output from each output connector, see “Displaying the Picture on a Projector or Monitor” on page 157, and the Video Setup menu “Monitor Out” on page 55. When the PCS-11/11P is used as a receiving terminal Resolution Video Remarks...
  • Page 157: Displaying The Picture On A Projector Or Monitor

    Displaying the Picture on a Projector or Monitor When you connect the Data Solution Box to the Communication Terminal, connections with external monitors, etc. using the following four outputs are available. The connections allow output of the picture to one, two or three monitors selected from among four.
  • Page 158: Outputting The Signal To The Second Or Third Monitor

    When connecting a monitor to the RGB OUT connector on the Data Solution Box 1 Connect your monitor to the RGB OUT connector of the Communication Terminal. 2 Set “Connection” in “Monitor Out” in the Video Setup menu to “RGB OUT (DSB)”.
  • Page 159: Chapter 6: Videoconference Using A Whiteboard

    Memory Stick as still images. Your whiteboard is usable for a videoconference only when the optional mimio Xi* is used together with the system. For product information on the mimio Xi, contact your nearest Sony dealer. ® * mimio is a registered trademark of Virtual Ink Corporation of the United States.
  • Page 160: Connection Example With A Whiteboard

    Connection Example With a Whiteboard Notes • Be sure to turn off all the equipment before making any connections. • Do not connect/disconnect the cable with the power on. Doing so may damage the Camera Unit, Communication Terminal or mimio Xi. Whiteboard TERMINAL VISCA OUT...
  • Page 161: Attaching The Mimio Xi On The Whiteboard

    Attaching the mimio Xi on the Whiteboard Attach the mimio Xi at the upper left corner of a whiteboard vertically or horizontally, then set the attachment orientation of the mimio Xi and the size of the whiteboard using the menu. Vertically Horizontally To set the attachment orientation of the mimio-Xi...
  • Page 162: Conducting A Videoconference Using A Whiteboard

    Conducting a Videoconference Using a Whiteboard POWER LAN or ISDN POWER POWER POWER Start the videoconference. When you intend to send the whiteboard picture, press the PUSH ENTER button on the Remote Commander to display the communication submenu on the monitor screen. Communication submenu Press the V or v button on the Remote Commander to select “Whiteboard ”, then press the PUSH ENTER button.
  • Page 163 Local monitor screen Remote monitor screen Write anything using the stylus, marker or eraser that come with the mimio Xi on the whiteboard. The notes you are writing are displayed in real-time on the remote and local monitor screens. Monitors on the local and remote parties Whiteboard Notes...
  • Page 164 To store the notes written on the whiteboard Display the communication submenu and then select “Save”. The whiteboard picture displayed on the monitor will be stored in the “Memory Stick” as a still image. To exit from the whiteboard mode The whiteboard user should open the communication submenu, select “Whiteboard ”, then press the PUSH ENTER button.
  • Page 165: Chapter 7: Encrypted Videoconference Via Lan

    TL50/TL50P Video Communication Systems connected via LAN. You cannot conduct an encrypted videoconference if the system is connected via an ISDN, via ISDN & LAN, or with Sony video communication systems other than the PCS-G50/G50P, PCS-G70/G70P, PCS-11/11P, PCS-1/1P or PCS-TL50/ TL50P, or with other manufacturers’...
  • Page 166: Preparing For An Encrypted Videoconference Via Lan

    Preparing for an Encrypted Videoconference via LAN To start an encrypted videoconference, each terminal has to set the same password and set “Encryption via LAN” to “On” in the LAN Setup menu. Encryption via LAN Page: Encryption via LAN Encryption Password Save Cancel Enter a password using 13 to 20 alphabetical characters, numbers, or...
  • Page 167: Starting An Encrypted Videoconference Via Lan

    Starting an Encrypted Videoconference via LAN You can start an encrypted videoconference via LAN by calling a remote party in the same manner as a daily videoconference. During an encrypted videoconference via LAN, the (encryption) icon is displayed on the screen. Notes •...
  • Page 168: Chapter 8: Multipoint Videoconference

    Chapter 8: Multipoint Videoconference This chapter describes how to conduct a multipoint videoconference. For conducting a multipoint videoconference, installation of the optional PCSA-M3G50 MCU software (for LAN connection) based on the H.323 standard or the optional PCSA-M0G50 MCU software (for ISDN connection) based on the H.320 standard is required.
  • Page 169: Connection Examples For A Multipoint Videoconference

    Connection Examples for a Multipoint Videoconference Using the LAN Connection (Up to 6 Points) Installing the optional PCSA-M3G50 H.323MCU software in a Communication Terminal allows you to conduct multipoint videoconferences with up to six points. If you are already conducting a two-point videoconference when a third point call, the system automatically opens a multipoint conference.
  • Page 170: Using The Cascade Connection Via Lan (up To 10 Points)

    Using the Cascade Connection via LAN (Up to 10 Points) Installing the optional PCSA-M3G50 H.323MCU software in two Communication Terminals enables cascade connection, allowing you to conduct a multipoint videoconference with up to ten points. PCSA-M3G50 PCSA-M3G50 H.323 MCU H.323 MCU software software Notes...
  • Page 171: Using The Isdn Connection

    Using the ISDN Connection Installing the optional PCSA-M0G50 H.320MCU software in one Communication Terminal allows you to conduct a multipoint videoconference with up to six points by using the optional PCSA-B768S ISDN Unit, or a maximum of 4 points with a PCSA-B384S ISDN unit. * The illustration shows an example using PCSA-M0G50 the PCSA-B768S ISDN Unit.
  • Page 172 Note When you are called from a remote party and the remote party has set a lower number of ISDN lines than that in this terminal, the setting on the remote party’s terminal has priority. To connect with a normal phone When you are using an ISDN connection, a normal phone can be connected at up to five points.
  • Page 173: Using Both Lan And Isdn

    Using Both LAN and ISDN Installing both the PCSA-M3G50 H.323 and PCSA-M0G50 H.320 MCU software in one Communication Terminal enables conduct of a multipoint videoconference with the terminals connected via a LAN and ISDN. PCSA-M3G50 H.323 and PCSA-M0G50 * The illustration shows an example using H.320 MCU the PCSA-B768S ISDN Unit.
  • Page 174: Using The Lan Cascade And Isdn Connection

    Using the LAN cascade and ISDN connection Installing both the PCSA-M3G50 H.323 and PCSA-M0G50 H.320 MCU software in two Communication Terminals enables cascade connection including two main terminals. Connecting four terminals to one main terminal allows you to conduct a multipoint videoconference via a LAN and ISDN with up to ten points.
  • Page 175: Installing The Mcu Software

    Installing the MCU Software Notes on installing the MCU software • You cannot install the software if the write-protect tab on the Memory Stick where the MCU software is stored is set to “LOCK”. • Once the MCU software is installed in the Communication Terminal, the software is not used again.
  • Page 176: To Check If The Installation Of The Software Is Complete

    To check if the installation of the software is complete The software installed under the “Software Options” section of the Information menu is displayed. Information Host Version Ver X.XX ISDN UNIT Version Ver X.XX Ver X.XX DSB Version Ver X.XX DSP Version Multipoint(H.320+H.323) Software Option...
  • Page 177: Setting For A Multipoint Videoconference

    Setting for a Multipoint Videoconference Communication Setup menu You can configure various multipoint videoconferencing settings in the Communication Setup menu. Select the number of ISDN channels to be used for connecting with the first remote point of a multipoint videoconference in “Number of Lines” on page 1 of Communication Setup menu.
  • Page 178: The Multipoint Connection List

    Registering the Remote Parties in the Multipoint Connection List You can register the multipoint connection list that includes all remote parties for a multipoint videoconference in the Phone Book. It allows you to dial all the parties simultaneously. You can enter new remote parties to register the multipoint connection list, or add the parties registered in the Phone Book to the multipoint connection list.
  • Page 179 When PCSA-M0G50 H.320 MCU software (for ISDN) is installed Select “ISDN” or “TEL”, and enter the line numbers or phone numbers of all the parties for the multipoint videoconference in text boxes A to E. When both PCSA-M3G50 H.323 MCU software (for LAN) and PCSA- M0G50 H.320 MCU software (for ISDN) are installed Select Multipoint and a drop-down list is displayed to the right of text boxes A to E.
  • Page 180 (multipoint) mark is added to the upper right of the selected name in the list and the remote party is registered in the multipoint connection list. You can add the marks for up to five parties using the same procedure as above.
  • Page 181: Starting A Multipoint Videoconference

    Starting a Multipoint Videoconference Calling Remote Parties To call remote parties registered in the multipoint connection lists Select the multipoint connection list registered in the Phone Book. The multipoint connection lists are marked with “ IP”. Press the CONNECT/DISCONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander, or press the PUSH ENTER button to display the submenu, press the V or v button to select “...
  • Page 182 (multipoint) mark is added to the upper left of the selected name in the Phone Book list and the remote party is specified to the party for multipoint connection. You can add the marks for up to five parties using the same procedure as above.
  • Page 183 The system begins dialing the number of the remote party with the marks. “ ” appears on the monitor screen, and the ON LINE indicator (blue) on Dialing the Communication Terminal blinks. When the system connects to all the parties, the message “Meeting starts!” appears on the screen, and the ON LINE indicator stops blinking and lights.
  • Page 184 For details on the setups, see step 3 in “To call a remote party not registered in the Phone Book” on page 83. Select “Dial”, and press the PUSH ENTER button on the Remote Commander. You can also press the CONNECT/DISCONNECT ( button on the Remote Commander.
  • Page 185: Receiving A Call From A Remote Party

    If some points are not connected The following dialog appears. Select the desired item. Some Positions were not connected. Status Cause Code Start Meeting Disconnect All Redial Start Meeting: Starts a conference with remote parties connected. Disconnect All: Cancels all the connections and restores the launcher menu. Redial: Redials the numbers of the points that you failed to connect.
  • Page 186: Using The Display Control

    Using the Display Control During a multipoint videoconference with the MCU software installed in the communication Terminal you can control the following operations. What is “Broadcast Mode”? You can use the “Split”, “Split (Fixed)”, “Voice Activate” and “Broadcast” modes. Split mode This mode allows display of the pictures from the connected remote terminals and the picture of the local terminal by splitting the monitor screen.
  • Page 187 • When your system is in the Split or Split (Fixed) mode, you cannot control the camera on any connected remote terminals. Split (Fixed) mode The pictures from the connected remote terminals and the picture of the local terminal are displayed by splitting the monitor screen as the same manner as those in the split mode.
  • Page 188: Broadcast Modes And Displayed Windows

    Broadcast Modes and Displayed Windows The chart described below shows the window displayed on the monitor screen when you select one of the Broadcast Modes. According to the connection status of your system, some modes cannot be selected. In the connection status with no window shown in the chart, the corresponding mode is not available.
  • Page 189: Switching The Broadcast Mode

    Switching the Broadcast Mode At the beginning of the conference, the mode set for “Broadcast Mode” on page 4 of the Communication Setup menu is applied. You can change the mode during communication. Press the FAR/NEAR button on the Remote Commander. The Display Control menu appears.
  • Page 190: From Any Other Terminal

    To display the local picture in the Voice Activate mode You can display the local picture only on your monitor screen while the broadcast mode remains in Voice Activate mode. Press the FAR/NEAR button on the Remote Commander. The Display Control menu appears. Use the V, v, B or b button to select “Near”...
  • Page 191: Ending The Multipoint Videoconference

    Ending the Multipoint Videoconference Press the CONNECT/DISCONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander. The following submenu appears. Disconnect Phone Book Dial History Cancel Use the V, v, B or b button to select “Disconnect”, then press the PUSH ENTER button. The screen changes to the split window screen and the following menu appears.
  • Page 192: Notes On Secondary Terminals

    When a terminal whose video mode is Notes on Secondary QCIF standard only The system does not send video to the QCIF Terminals terminal. If there is a terminal that is not adequate for the settings set by this system, that terminal is called the secondary terminal.
  • Page 193: Connecting The External Mcu

    Connecting the External MCU Connecting the external MCU (Multipoint Control Unit) enables conduct of a multipoint videoconference unless the MCU software is installed into the Communication Terminal. POWER LAN or ISDN POWER POWER POWER POWER PCS-PG50/ PG50P Activating the Chair Control If the MCU for the ISDN connection is equipped with the chair control function, the chair control can be activated for up to 99 terminals connected.
  • Page 194 Press the PUSH ENTER button on the Remote Commander. The chair control is activated and you can control up to 99 terminals. The chair control feature is canceled if you set “Broadcast Mode” to “Chair Release”. Note When you operate incorrectly, the message “MCU operation rejected.” will appear on the monitor screen.
  • Page 195 Exiting the chair control Open the Display Control menu. Use the V, v, B or b button to select “Chair Release” under “Broadcast Mode”. The chair control is not available for the local party. Connecting the External MCU...
  • Page 196: Multipoint Attributes

    Multipoint Attributes Number Attribute Value (H.320 MCU) Value (H.323 MCU) Maximum number of terminals 5 (6 when including the 5 (6 when including the that can be connected to a single local terminal) local terminal) Maximum number of concurrent (independent) conferences that can be supported in a single MCU Maximum number of ports that...
  • Page 197 Number Attribute Value (H.320 MCU) Value (H.323 MCU) Method of choosing Selected Custom: Custom: Communication Mode - SCM Number of lines (1B/ LAN bandwidth (Total 2B/4B/6B) rate of all points, max. Audio algorithm 4 Mbps) (G.711, G.728, G.722, Audio algorithm MPEG4 ACC) (G.711, G.728, G.722, Auto:...
  • Page 198: Chapter 9: Videoconference Using Sip

    Chapter 9: Videoconference Using SIP This chapter describes how to conduct a videoconference using SIP (Session Initiation Protocol). SIP is a protocol to start communication via a network standardized by IETP (Internet Engineering Task Force). For conducting a videoconference with an IP phone using SIP, installation of the optional PCSA-SP1 SIP software in the Communication Terminal and connection via a SIP server are required.
  • Page 199: Connection Examples For A Videoconference Using Sip

    Connection Examples for a Videoconference Using SIP Connection Example for Point-to-Point Videoconference Connect the Communication Terminal in which the optional PCSA-SP1 SIP software has been installed to an IP phone and a SIP server via a hub. SIP server PCS-G50/G50P PCSA-SP1 SIP software to LAN...
  • Page 200 Connection Examples for Multipoint Videoconference Installation of the PCSA-SP1 SIP software and PCSA-M3G50 H.323 MCU software in the Communication Terminal allows you to conduct a multipoint videoconference among up to six points. By adding the PCSA-M0G50 H.320 MCU software, a multipoint videoconference with SIP and ISDN connections mixed is also enabled.
  • Page 201 PCS-B384 or PCS-B768 ISDN Unit PCSA-SP1 ISDN PCS-G50/G50P SIP server PCSA-M3G50 PCSA-M0G50 TERMINAL VISCA OUT AUDIO OUT AUDIO IN MAIN (MIXED) LINE CAMERA AUX IN (PLUG IN POWER) WHITE 100BASE-TX/ DC 19.5V IR OUT EC-MIC RGB OUT BOARD 10BASE-T AUX CONTROL CTRL-S ISDN UNIT MONITOR...
  • Page 202: Preparing For A Videoconference Using Sip

    Preparing for a Videoconference Using Installing the SIP Software Notes on installing the SIP software • You cannot install the software if the write-protect tab on the “Memory Stick” in which the SIP software is stored is set to “LOCK”. •...
  • Page 203: Setting For Sip

    To check if the installation of the SIP software is completed “SIP” is shown in “Software Option” of the Information menu. For details on the Information menu, see “Information Menu” on page 70. Setting for SIP You can set items regarding a videoconference using SIP in the SIP Setup menu for the administrator.
  • Page 204 Enter “Registered User Name” and “Password” on page 2 of the SIP Setup menu. Note On the Communication Terminal with the PCS-H.322M1 H.323 MCU software installed, enter the user names and passwords for all the terminals to be connected for a multipoint videoconference.
  • Page 205: Registering Remote Parties In The Phone Book

    Registering Remote Parties in the Phone Book The basic procedure for registration is the same as the registration of a remote party for a point-to-point videoconference. Select “New Entry” in the Phone Book menu to display the List Edit menu, then enter the name of the remote party in the Index text box.
  • Page 206: Starting A Videoconference Using Sip

    Starting a Videoconference Using SIP Calling Remote Parties To call a remote party registered in the Phone Book Select “Phone Book” in the launcher menu, then press the PUSH ENTER button. The Phone Book menu appears. Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select a remote party from the Phone Book, then press the PUSH ENTER button.
  • Page 207 Select “Detail Dial” in the launcher menu to display the Dial menu. Select “SIP” under “Line I/F”. Enter the address of a remote party in the IP text box. The format of the address may be the following: • 4000 (number assigned by the SIP server) •...
  • Page 208: Receiving A Call From A Remote Party

    Select “Phone Book” or “Dial” depending on the registration status of the next remote party. Select “Phone Book”, then perform steps 2 and 3 of the procedure shown in “To call a remote party registered in the Phone Book” on page 206, or select “Dial”, then perform steps 2 to 4 of the procedure in “To call a remote party not registered in the Phone Book”...
  • Page 209: Appendix

    e Power switch Appendix Turns on/off the Communication Terminal. The power is on when the switch is set to the @ side and off when the switch is set to the a side. Location and Rear Function of Parts and Controls AUDIO OUT AUDIO IN VIDEO IN...
  • Page 210 g AUX IN connector (mini DIN 4-pin) p EC-MIC jacks (1, 2) Connect to the video output of external Connect to an optional PCSA-A7 video equipment. Microphone. h DC 19.5V jack q RGB OUT connector (D-sub 15- pin) Connect the supplied PCS-AC19V6 AC power adaptor.
  • Page 211: Pcsa-cg70/cg70p Camera Unit

    d Infrared sensor PCSA-CG70/CG70P Camera Receives the infrared wireless signal Unit from the optional PCS-DS150 Document Stand. The received signal is used as IR input. Front e TERMINAL connector Connect to the CAMERA UNIT connector on the Communication Terminal. f VISCA OUT connector g Tripod hole Use to attach the camera on a tripod.
  • Page 212: Pcs-rg70 Remote

    b VOLUME +/– buttons PCS-RG70 Remote Adjusts the volume of the sound Commander received from a remote party. +: to increase the volume –: to decrease the volume c PinP (BACK SPACE) button Displays a window picture when pressed during communication. Each time you press this button, the location of the window picture changes.
  • Page 213: Pcsa-b384s Isdn Unit

    (power on/off) button PCSA-B384S ISDN Unit Sets the Communication Terminal to (Optional) standby mode when it is turned on. Turns on the Communication Terminal when it is in standby. Front/Upper panel k DISPLAY (CLEAR) button Switches the picture displayed on the monitor screen.
  • Page 214: Pcsa-b768s Isdn Unit

    PCSA-B768S ISDN Unit PCSA-DSB1S Data Solution (Optional) Box (Optional) Front/Upper panel Front/Upper panel Rear Rear a RGB A input select button and indicator a POWER indicator Selects the video input from the video Lights in orange when power is supplied equipment connected to the RGB IN A to the ISDN Unit.
  • Page 215 f LINE OUT jack (stereo minijack) Connect to the audio input jack on the active speaker, etc. Outputs monaural sound. g AUX IN/OUT jacks (phono jack) Connects to the optional CTE-600 Communication Transducer. h MIC 1–MIC 5 jacks (minijack) Connect to the optional PCS-A1 or PCSA-A3 microphone.
  • Page 216: Indicators

    Indicators The following icons appear on the monitor depending on the functions being used. Indicator Name Description Remote camera being controlled Chair Chairman control function being Control used Mic Off Local microphone deactivated Data T.120 Data conference being held Still Still image being sent or received Broadcast Video being broadcast during...
  • Page 217 Indicator Name Description Backlight Backlight compensation function activated/deactivated Voice Voice detection function activated in Activate broadcasting mode Input Mode Input mode currently selected Slide Show Images being shown in slide show mode Packet Loss Packet loss now occuring Presentation PC images being sent or received Whiteboard White board data being sent or received...
  • Page 218: On-screen Messages

    On-screen Messages Check the following if a message appears on the TV monitor when operating the Communication Terminal. Message Meaning Incorrect dialing setup. Make sure the selected entry is correctly registered. CANNOT COMPLETE CONNECTION — (The following code and message appear.) Unknown network error: Try again later.
  • Page 219 Message Meaning Dialing your own number is Please check the IP address of the remote party. invalid. GateKeeper error. Please check the IP address of the remote party. Busy line - Connection not possible. The telephone line of the remote party is busy and cannot be connected.
  • Page 220 Message Meaning No Memory Stick. Insert a “Memory Stick”. Memory Stick write-protected. Release the lock of the erasure prevention switch on the “Memory Stick”. Memory full. The data has been saved in the “Memory Stick” to its full capacity. Memory Stick file error. The file format of the “Memory Stick”...
  • Page 221 Message Meaning Connection with the Data Solution Box is Connection between the Communication Terminal not correct. Please reset the system. and the Data Solution Box is not correct. Turn off the Communication Terminal, then turn it on again. Fan in the Data Solution Box does not work The fan equipped with the Data Solution Box is not properly.
  • Page 222 Message Meaning Your system attempts to connect to other Connect your system to the videoconferencing equipment than a videoconferencing system. system. Some trouble occurs during connection. Try to connect again. Connection has failed. Check the information registered to the When you use the gatekeeper mode, the registered gatekeeper.
  • Page 223 Message Meaning PPPoE server admission has failed. Check LAN connection using PPPoE has failed. the PPPoE User Name and Password are Enter the correct user name and password. entered correctly. LAN configuration error. Fixed IP for This system is set to use a fixed IP for a PPPoE PPPoE is set to On.
  • Page 224 Message Meaning LAN configuration error. Connection is not Check the TCP and UDP port numbers in the LAN complete as an invalid port number is Setup menu. specified. Line is busy. Try to dial again later. Connection has filed as the line is busy. Try to dial again later.
  • Page 225 Message Meaning Connection using SIP is not available. Connection using SIP cannot be made as the Initialization error. initialization has failed. Check the setting. Connection using SIP is not available. Connection using SIP cannot be made due to Unauthorized handle. internal error.
  • Page 226 The following messages indicate the state of the system. No action is required. Message Meaning Meeting starts! Connection with the remote party has been completed, and you can now start a conference. Starting connection. After receiving a call from the remote party the system starts connecting.
  • Page 227 Message Meaning Use of the Private Phone Book is The “Memory Stick” in which the Private Phone Book is not available. registered has been removed from the Communication Terminal. You cannot use the Private Phone Book. The system is connecting to a The Video Communication System is connecting to a LAN LAN via PPPoE.
  • Page 228: Troubleshooting

    (page 28). Three indicators on The fan inside the terminal stops. Turn off the system immediately and the front of the consult with Sony dealer. Communication Terminal blink. No sound or the The volume of the system is too Adjust the sound volume by pressing volume is very low.
  • Page 229 Symptom Cause Solution No picture. The selected picture source is not Turn on the selected video equipment. tuned on. Video input is not selected properly. Select the video input with the VIDEO INPUT SELECT button (page 107). The selected picture source is not Check the connections (page 141).
  • Page 230 Symptom Cause Solution No connection. Some of the system settings are not Set the system settings correctly correct. referring to “Registering Local Information” (page 46). The IP address and network mask Ask the system administrator to set are not set correctly (when using them correctly (page 62).
  • Page 231 Symptom Cause Solution No connection. Answering the call is not permitted Ask the remote party to permit by the remote terminal as it is answering a call. operating for setups, etc. The remote terminal is not set to Ask the remote party to set the auto answer mode.
  • Page 232: Specifications

    Transmission rate Specifications 56 Kbps, 64 Kbps (G.711 compliant with ITU-T Recommendation) 48 Kbps, 56 Kbps, 64 Kbps (G.722 compliant with ITU-T PCS-PG50/PG50P Recommendation) Communication Terminal 64 Kbps, 96 Kbps (MPEG4 Audio) (when using LAN) 24 Kbps, 32 Kbps (G.722.1 This unit is compliant with ITU-T compliant with ITU-T Recommendations H.320 and H.323.
  • Page 233: Pcsa-cg70/cg70p Camera Unit

    Lens f = 3.1 to 31 mm, F 1.8 to 2.9, General Horizontal angle 6.6° to 65° Power requirements Focal distance 19.5 V 100 (WIDE) to 600 (TELE) mm Current Minimum illumination Operating temperature 3.5 lux at F 1.8/50 IRE 5°C to 35°C (41°F to 94°F) Illumination range Operating humidity...
  • Page 234: Pcsa-a3 Microphone

    Storage temperature PCSA-B384S ISDN Unit –20°C to +60°C (–4°F to +140°F) Storage humidity (Optional) 20% to 80% (no condensation) Dimensions 160 × 80 × 38 mm (W × H × D) Power requirements × 3 × 1 in.) 19.5 V Mass Approx.
  • Page 235: Pcsa-dsb1s Data Solution Box (optional)

    PCSA-DSB1S Data Solution Box (Optional) Power requirements ‘ 19.5 V Current 1.0 A Operating temperature 5°C to 35°C (41°F to 94°F) Operating humidity 20% to 80% Storage temperature –20°C to +60°C (–4°F to +140°F) Storage humidity 20% to 80% (no condensation) Dimensions 240 ×...
  • Page 236: Acceptable Rgb Input/output Signals

    Acceptable RGB Input/Output Signals PCS-PG50/PG50P Communication Terminal (RGB OUT) Picture element Signal format oh (kHz) fV (Hz) Dot clock Sync (MHz) 1024 × 768 XGA VESA 60 Hz 48.363 60.004 65 H-neg V-neg PCSA-DSB1S Data Solution Box (RGB IN A/RGB IN B) Picture Signal format fH (kHz)
  • Page 237 PCSA-DSB1S Data Solution Box (RGB OUT) Picture element Signal format fH (kHz) fV (Hz) Dot clock Sync (MHz) 1024 × 768 XGA VESA 60 Hz 48.363 60.004 65 H-neg V-neg • While the picture input from the RGB IN A or RGB IN B connector is transmitted, the picture of the input signal format (VGA, SVGA or XGA) is output from this connector.
  • Page 238: Pin Assignments

    Pin Signal Description Pin Assignments Ground 100BASE-TX/10BASE-T jack VIDEO OUT MONITOR MAIN, VIDEO IN AUX 1 connectors Modular jack Signal Description Mini-DIN 4-pin connector TPOP Transmit+ Signal Description TPON Transmit– Analog Ground TPIP Receive+ Analog Ground — Brightness Signal — Chrominance Signal TPIN Receive–...
  • Page 239 Signal Description TERMINAL connector 19.5V 19.5V – AGND Analog ground D-sub 15-pin connector (female) – Signal Description Transmit data+ Brightness signal RD– Transmit data– Y.GND Brightness signal ground Ground Chrominance signal C.GND Chrominance signal RGB OUT connector ground Video Video signal Video.GN Video signal Ground Mini D-sub 15-pin (female)
  • Page 240: Pin Assignments On Optional Board Connectors

    EC-MIC 1 and 2 connectors Pin Assignments on Optional Board Connectors ISDN 1-3 jacks (PCSA-B384S) ISDN 1-6 jacks (PCSA-B768S) Signal Description Ground TXD+ Transmit data+ TXD– Transmit data– Modular jack – Signal Description – – MICDET Microphone detect – Ground Transmit+ RXD+ Receive data+...
  • Page 241: List Of Port Numbers Used On The Pcs-pg50/pg50p

    Pin Signal Description List of Port Numbers Used on the PCS-PG50/PG50P Serial receive data 19.5V 19.5V When connecting one-to-one Ground (Default) When “Port Number Used” is set to TERMINAL connector (PCSA- “Default” in the LAN Setup menu, the PCS- DSB1S) G50/G50P uses the following port numbers.
  • Page 242 Signal Port number Signal Port number Port number (First point) point) RAS (PCS-G50/ Any number from 3000 G50P) to 3002 (using Audio RTCP 49153 49153+20 × GateKeeper) (N-1) 1718 or 1719 (using Video RTP 49154 49154+20 × (GateKeeper) GateKeeper) (N-1) Q.931 (dial) Any number from 3000 Video RTCP...
  • Page 243 Signal Port Port number number point) (First point) Audio RTP 3100 3100+20 × (N-1) Audio RTCP 3101 3101+20 × (N-1) Video RTP 3102 3102+20 × (N-1) Video RTCP 3103 3103+20 × (N-1) FECC RTP 3104 3104+20 × (N-1) FECC RTCP 3105 3105+20 ×...
  • Page 244: Videoconferencing Room Layout

    Side view (vertical range at Videoconferencing maximum zoom-out) Room Layout Be sure to position camera and microphone appropriately in your videoconferencing room. Camera Range 25˚ 3.1 m 42˚ represents the shooting area of the (8.41 ft) camera when the zoom has been extended 25˚...
  • Page 245 Adjust room lighting so that it falls on the participants. Avoid direct light on the TV monitor. Light intensity on faces should be about 300 lux or more. If an inverter type or brightness-adjustable type of fluorescent lamp is used, the sensitivity of the Remote Commander may deteriorate.
  • Page 246: Glossary

    An abbreviation for Dynamic Host Glossary Configuration Protocol. Manages IP addresses in the network. Bonding An abbreviation for Domain Name System. Bonding is one of the Inverse Multiplexing Defines the domain name system. methods allowing the connection of the videoconferencing system with multiple Echo Canceller ISDN lines.
  • Page 247 G.711 H.239 Audio encoding/decoding format ITU-T standard for sharing data and recommended by the ITU-T. A phone presentations with video. This supports the bandwidth audio signal is converted to a dual video presentation mode, enabling digital signal with a data rate of 64 Kbps. It endpoints to receive and transmit video and can be transmitted with a data rate of 56 presentation data simultaneously.
  • Page 248 I-MUX An abbreviation for Inverse Multiplexer. Data communication is also available during This protocol allows you to transmit the data communication of video/audio signals at 384 Kbps via 6B-channel. between the videoconferencing systems. The MLP or HMLP is a protocol for data Interlaced SIF communication such as NetMeeting.
  • Page 249 is also called a secondary terminal. For details on secondary terminals, see “Notes on Secondary Terminals” on page 192. *1 Difference between the NTSC and PAL color systems is permitted. *2 Receiving the video signals from this terminal may be available with the system. An acronym for Session Initiation Protocol.
  • Page 250: Menu Configuration

    Menu Configuration The menus of the camera are configured as described below. For detailed information, see pages in parentheses. The initial settings of each item are bolded. (page 79) (page 72) (page 82) (page 104) (page 96) (page 111) (page 46) Menu Configuration...
  • Page 251 (page 47) B Answer Setup Page: 1/1 Auto Answer Auto Answer, Off (page 49) ISDN MSN On, Off Mic on Answer On, Off Reject Answer On, Off Menu Configuration...
  • Page 252 (page 49) Menu Configuration...
  • Page 253 D Status Communication Status Connection A (Encode/ Audio Mode (page 52) Decode) Video Mode Frame Rate LSD Rate MLP Rate HMLP Rate Camera Control Data Control Line I/F Rate H.239 DSB Connection E (Encode/ Audio Mode (Decode) Video Mode Frame Rate LSD Rate MLP Rate HMLP Rate...
  • Page 254 E Audio Setup Page: 1/2 Input Select MIC, AUX, MIC + AUX (page 53) Mic Select MIC, DSB MIC, EC-MIC, LINE Off, LINE, DSB AUX IN Echo Canceler On, Off Lip Sync On, Off Recording Mute On, Off Page: 2/2 Beep Sound On, Off Sound Effect...
  • Page 255 (page 56) Menu Configuration...
  • Page 256 (page 59) Menu Configuration...
  • Page 257 (page 62) (page 67) * Displayed only when “USA” is selected in “Country/Region”. Menu Configuration...
  • Page 258 (page 70) L SIP Setup Page: 1/3 SIP Server Mode On, Off (page 71) Proxy Server Address Registrar Address SIP Domain Page: 2/3 Registered User Name 1-3 Password 1-3 Page: 3/3 Registered User Name 4, 5 Password 4, 5 Menu Configuration...
  • Page 259 Sony Corporation...

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