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Cisco Digital Media Player 4400G
Checking the Package Contents
Finding a Suitable Location to Set Up Yo

Participating in a DHCP Network

Connecting to a DMP Display
Connecting to a 120V–240V AC
Checking the LEDs
Logging in to DMPDM and Ch
Configuring Video Output
Setting Up Centralized Ma
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  • Page 1: Participating In A Dhcp Network

    UICK TART Quick Start Guide for Cisco Digital Media Player 4400G DMP-4400G-K9 Checking the Package Contents Finding a Suitable Location to Set Up Yo Participating in a DHCP Network Connecting to a DMP Display Connecting to a 120V–240V AC Checking the LEDs...
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  • Page 3 The display might be analog or digital and might be standard-definition or high-definition. Cisco Digital Media Manager – Digital Signage Module (DMM-DSM) is a web-based graphical user interface that system administrators, content managers, and graphic designers use to...
  • Page 4 Description Go To Cisco DMS overview User documentation for Cisco video 681/products_documentation_roadmaps_li products and content st.html networking products Cisco DMS FAQs and troubleshooting 681/prod_troubleshooting_guides_list.htm information My Tech Support (registration required) my_tech_support.html Cisco Service Contract Center es/resources/cscc/index.html...
  • Page 5: Checking The Package Contents

    Cisco Academy of Digital Signage Checking the Package Contents The product package for one DMP 4400G should contain all of the following: • One AC adapter (12V, 3A). • One power cord. • One battery-powered remote control (CR2025 lithium battery, 3V).
  • Page 6 • One HDMI-to-DVI adapter. • One S-Video-to component adapter. If anything is missing from the package or appears to be defective, contact the technical support team trained to support DMS products at: Interface Description Chassis Front Panel There are three LEDs: •...
  • Page 7 IR Extension Power DC 12V DC input jack into which you plug the DC barrel connector from your power adapter. 3A. Reset Resets your DMP to factory-default settings when pressed. RJ-45 10/100/1000 Ethernet with dual LEDs. Supports wake-on-LAN. RS232 S-Video SPDIF Two USB 2.0 Finding a Suitable Location to Set...
  • Page 8 Connecting lengths for different video cable types, see the to a DMP Display Environmental Tolerance Ranges The DMP 4400G is intended for indoor use. Temperature US Customary Unit Modern Metric Unit Min. Max. Min. Max. 41ûF 104ûF 5ûC 40ûC Operating —...
  • Page 9 DHCP server, see User Guide for Cisco Digital Media Player Device Manager 5.0 on to learn how to configure your DMP to use a static IP address. If a network security policy restricts DHCP address...
  • Page 10: Connecting To A Dmp Display

    Step 2 Plug the other end of the Ethernet cable into a network hub, network switch, or router that participates in a DHCP network. Connecting to a DMP Display We recommend that you use a digital display, not analog. For the type of digital display, we recommend LCD, not plasma.
  • Page 11 You can use displays from any manufacturer, as long as your displays comply with all of the relevant international standards. If NEC is your preferred manufacturer for LCD displays, we recommend these NEC models: • 32" — MultiSync® LCD3210 • 40" — Either of these: –...
  • Page 12 To attach a digital display to your DMP, we recommend that you use the provided HDMI cable for video and audio. However, to attach any of the recommended NEC display models to your DMP, you must combine the HDMI cable with the provided HDMI-to-DVI adapter for video, and use the provided composite/RCA audio cable for audio.
  • Page 13 • If you will connect your DMP to an analog display, do all of the following: – Plug one yellow jack on the RCA video cable into the CVBS interface on your DMP. Plug the 3mm jack on the RCA audio cable into –...
  • Page 14: Checking The Leds

    Step 3 Connect to a 120V–240V AC electrical outlet that you know is grounded. To protect your DMP from electrical surges, we recommend that you use a surge protector or an uninterruptable power supply from a reputable manufacturer. Checking the LEDs The DMP chassis contains a green LED and a red LED.
  • Page 15 Logging in to DMPDM and Changing its Passwords Step 1 When your DMP display shows the Cisco logo and shows an IP address for your DMP, write down the IP address. To reconfigure this splash screen in the future to persist...
  • Page 16 30 seconds, select Settings > Browser, then enter a new duration in milliseconds in the Splash Screen Display Time (milliseconds) field. Next, select Administration > Save Configuration, then click Save. Step 2 Point your browser to the IP address that you wrote down. Step 3 At the login prompt for DMPDM, to log in as the “DMP Web Account”...
  • Page 17 Alternatively, if you have many DMPs and will manage them centrally, you can use the fully licensed DMM-DSM software on your DMM appliance to change both of these passwords globally for all of the DMPs that you have added to a DMP group. Before you can use DMM-DSM in this way, however, you must first complete the for each of your centrally...
  • Page 18 Step 4 To change the DMP Web Account password on one DMP by using DMPDM, select Administration > DMP Web Account. Enter your new password in the Password field, enter it again in the Repeat Password field, then click Apply. Next, select Administration > Save Configuration, then click Save.
  • Page 19 Enter a name and description for the new task, then select Set from the Request Type list. In the Request text box, use the correct syntax for URI encoding and enter mibifc.user=admin&mibifc.password=new_password &, where new_password is exactly the password that you want to assign to the DMP Web Account user.
  • Page 20 Select the check box for each DMP where the – DMP Web Account password should change. – Select from the Actions list the system task that you named in Step 4b. Click Go. – Step 5 To change the DMP Service Account password on one DMP by using DMPDM, select Administration >...
  • Page 21 To save the task so that it becomes available for your use, click Submit. To send the password changing instruction simultaneously to multiple DMPs in your digital signage network, do the following: Select Schedules > Immediate Deployment. – Select a group from the DMP Groups object –...
  • Page 22: Configuring Video Output

    Configuring Video Output Step 1 In the Settings area, click DMP Display Attributes. The display autodetection feature is enabled by default. If you are satisfied with the selections and entries that DMPDM made for you, you are done with this section...
  • Page 23 and you can go now to the Setting Up Centralized Ma Otherwise, if you are not satisfied, do the following: From the HDMI Display Autodetection list, select Disable. From the Display Standard list, select the standard that applies in your country. For example, even though our factory default selection is NTSC_M, your country might use PAL instead.
  • Page 24 Step 6 To test if your selections are suitable ones for your DMP display, click Show IP in the DMP Mode area. Your DMP display should show a Cisco logo and should show the IP address for your DMP. Step 7 To make your configuration changes permanent, even after you restart your DMP, do the following: Select Administration >...
  • Page 25 Caution To stop untrusted DMM appliances from being able to seize control of your DMPs, you must configure your network firewall to restrict which devices you will permit to send inbound traffic to your DMP over TCP port 7777. If you do not know how to work with access control lists, see the manufacturer documentation for your firewall.
  • Page 26 To make these configuration changes persist even after you restart your DMP, do the following: Select Administration > Save Configuration. – On the Save Configuration page, click Save. – Note DMM-DSM and your DMP communicate over TCP port 7777 when centralized management is enabled. Step 2 Throughout your digital signage network, confirm that your centrally managed DMPs all share: •...
  • Page 27 Select Settings > Server Settings. Enter the required values: Servlet Server Address – — If you have not already done so, enter the DNS-resolvable hostname and domain for the appliance that is serving DMM-DSM, like DMP User Name — Enter admin or, if you –...
  • Page 28 — you must then return to this Server Settings page and update the values so that they are identical to the new credentials for your DMPs. Otherwise, if you do not update this information, DMM-DSM will use obsolete credentials when it tries to communicate with your DMPs and, when communication fails, will consider your DMPs to be unreachable and unmanageable.
  • Page 29 For information on obtaining documentation, obtaining support, providing documentation feedback, security guidelines, and also recommended aliases and general Cisco documents, see the monthly What’s New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at:
  • Page 30 Lithium Battery notice: Caution: Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. When replacing the lithium coin cell battery, use only the same or an equivalent type that is recommended by the manufacturer. The battery contains lithium and can explode if not properly used, handled, or disposed of.

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