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3-859-501-12(1)
Rollabout Package
Operating Instructions
Before operating the unit, please read this manual
thoroughly and retain it for future reference.
PCS-3000
-3000
PCS-3000P
© 1997 by Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 3-859-501-12(1) Rollabout Package Operating Instructions Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. PCS-3000 -3000 PCS-3000P © 1997 by Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 The model and the serial numbers are located at the rear. For the Customers in the United Kingdom Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony APPROVAL NOTICE dealer regarding this product.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Precautions....................5 On Safety ....................5 On Handling ..................5 When You Discard Camera Unit............6 Features ...................... 7 Using the Remote Commander ............1-1 Chapter 1 Basic System Connections ..............1-2 Using the Basic System Menus ...................... 1-4 Switching Menus ................
  • Page 4 Table of contents Options ....................4-1 Chapter 4 Sending Images from the Video Presentation Stand ......4-3 Operation of Optional Connecting the Video Presentation Stand ........4-3 Items Sending a Still Picture from the Video Presentation Stand ....4-3 Sending Moving Picture As Still Pictures Continuously ....4-5 Controlling Zoom With the Menu ............
  • Page 5: Precautions

    In case of trouble such as smoke, odd smell, or noise, turn off all units of the system. Disconnect all the power cords and connecting cords. Then contact the place of purchase or an authorized Sony representative. ISDN Never install telephone wiring during a lightning storm.
  • Page 6: When You Discard Camera Unit

    Precautions When You Discard Camera Unit For environmental reasons, take out a lithium battery from the camera and discard it accordingly. Remove the screw at the rear of the camera head using a Phillips type screw driver and detach the cabinet. Remove the stopper and connector.
  • Page 7: Features

    Features The PCS-3000/3000P Rollabout Package can connect among three remote groups via ISDN lines*. It sends and receives images and sound, allowing you to have virtual face-to-face meetings with people in other cities or countries. The system accommodates up to three participants in one location.
  • Page 9: Using The Remote Commander

    Using the Remote Commander To operate the Remote Commander You can operate the PCS-3000/3000P Rollabout Package with the Remote Commander. The Remote Commander has a 4-direction cursor button (Z, 4 , z , $ ) and an execute (middle) button. The functions in the Rollabout Package can be conducted with these two buttons.
  • Page 10: Basic System Connections

    Basic System Connections The PCS-3000/3000P is a basic system that can be enhanced with variety of optional equipment. This chapter describes the operation of the basic system. PCS-C300/C300P Camera Unit The camera unit and the microphone receive their power from the Rollabout Processor via their connection cables.
  • Page 11 (8 m, 26 ft (supplied)) AC power cord (2.5 m, 8.2 ft (supplied)) to AC outlet Basic system equipment The PCS-3000/3000P Rollabout Package forms the basis of the PCS-3000 series system. The Rollabout Package consists of the following items: Controls the system via PCS-P300/P300P...
  • Page 12: Menus

    Menus The PCS-3000/3000P Rollabout Package has three major menus (QUICK DIAL, QUICK, and MAIN) and various operational menus. To display a menu During a video meeting, all necessary operations are conducted via menus on the TV monitor screen. To display a menu, press the cursor button or execute button.
  • Page 13: Switching Menus

    Switching Menus When you turn on the PCS-3000/3000P Rollabout Package the picture of the local camera appears on the TV monitor. If you operate the Rollabout Package with the Remote Commander, the QUICK DIAL, DIAL LIST or MANUAL DIAL menu appears on the TV monitor.
  • Page 14 Menus QUICK DIAL menu Parties registered on the QUICK DIAL menu can be called up quickly and easily. Up to 10 parties may be registered. LIST # 10 MAIN QUICK SYSTEM MENU MENU # 10 QUICK DIAL menu 1 Index number (#1 – #10) (page 2-1) 2 Remote party name list (page 2-1) 3 MAIN MENU –...
  • Page 15 QUICK menu The QUICK menu lists various icons that are used frequently during a meeting. You can conduct most meetings using these icons only. MAIN QUICK DIAL MAIN SYSTEM P IN P OBJECT MENU PRESET QUICK menu 1 MAIN MENU/QUICK DIAL – switches to the MAIN or QUICK DIAL menu.
  • Page 16 Menus MAIN menu The MAIN menu is used for making various settings and input/output selections. You can access the QUICK or QUICK DIAL menu from the MAIN menu. QUICK DIAL INPUT MULTI P IN P CAMERA SEND AUDIO OTHER QUICK END OF MENU MEETING...
  • Page 17: Basic Adjustments

    Basic Adjustments You can make adjustments to audio and video settings during a meeting. The following sections describe how to adjust volume, the picture-in- picture window, and the camera (angle, focus, zoom, and AT function). You can preset six camera angles, zoom and camera brightness settings. For details on turning on the system, see “Turning the System On/Off”...
  • Page 18: Selecting The Picture

    Basic Adjustments Note You have to set the volume level on the TV monitor at first. For details on setting the initial volume level on the TV monitor, see “Setting the Initial Volume Level on the TV Monitor” on page 2-24. Selecting the Picture You can select the picture from both local and remote sites equipment.
  • Page 19: Monitoring Yourself In The Inset Window

    Monitoring Yourself in the Inset Window The inset window allows you to monitor your own party while viewing the remote party. To open the inset window or change its position You can display or remove the inset window and change its position. You can open the inset window from any menus except the QUICK DIAL, DIAL LIST and MANUAL DIAL menus.
  • Page 20: Adjusting Local And Remote Cameras

    Basic Adjustments Adjusting Local and Remote Cameras You can adjust the local camera to obtain the best viewing results. You can also adjust the remote camera and adjust the image being sent from that camera. Notes • You cannot control a remote camera when it is on line to several parties at once.
  • Page 21 To adjust the camera angle and zoom To adjust the camera angle Select [>][?][.][/] to view any areas not currently covered by the camera. Within the camera’s scope Outside the camera’s scope Adjusting the camera angle To adjust the zoom Select [ ] to zoom in or [ ] to zoom out.
  • Page 22: Presetting Angle, Zoom And Camera Brightness

    Basic Adjustments Adjust the camera. You can adjust the camera angle, focus, and zoom. You can also store or recall a camera angle and zoom setting. (See the figure on the previous page.) Select [EXIT] once you have finished making adjustments. The CAMERA menu disappears and the MAIN menu appears.
  • Page 23: Tracking A Subject Automatically - At (Automatic Target Tracking) Function

    To recall a setting Select a setting letter (A to F). The camera is then adjusted to the setting stored under that letter. Tracking a Subject Automatically — AT (Automatic Target Tracking) Function You can have the camera memorize certain color and brightness so that automatically tracks a subject having the memorized color and brightness.
  • Page 24: About Backup

    Basic Adjustments Select [TRACK]. TRACK check box changes to blue. Try moving the subject to see if the frame tracks it automatically. When the frame tracks the subject, proceed with the step 4. When the frame does not track the subject, repeat the steps 2 and 3 until the frame starts tracking the subject while adjusting the lighting and the position of the subject so that the color and brightness of the subject is optimized.
  • Page 25: Muting Local Conversations (Mute Function)

    Muting Local Conversations (Mute Function) You can mute local conversations by pressing the MIC MUTE button on the Remote Commander. MIC MUTE button If you press the MIC MUTE button, local conversations will not be sent to the remote party. When local conversations are muted, the mute mark ( ) is displayed at the upper-right corner of the TV monitor.
  • Page 26: Checking Connection Status

    FAR END CONTROL OFF: No control. H.281: The remote camera control form based on H.281 standards. SONY: The remote camera control form based on Sony standards. Select [EXIT] to revert to the MAIN menu. 1-18 Chapter 1 Using the Basic System...
  • Page 27: Holding A Meeting With Multiple Remote Parties

    Holding a Meeting With Multiple Remote Parties The PCS-3000/3000P Rollabout Package allows for audio and video connection among three different parties (PCS-5000/4000/3000 series system) at the same time. You begin a multi meeting by dialing and making line connection with parties A and B.
  • Page 28: Connecting With Other Parties

    Holding a Meeting With Multiple Remote Parties Connecting with Other Parties There are two ways to connect with the remote parties, depending on the setting method specified in the DIAL SETUP menu. To connect with the unregistered remote parties, operate from the MANUAL DIAL menu. Assign one index number for the two remote parties.
  • Page 29 Select the index number for the parties you want to connect with, by selecting [>] or [.]. The names of the selected parties change to blue. The remote party index number appears in the SELECTED column at the upper-right corner on the DIAL LIST menu. •...
  • Page 30 Holding a Meeting With Multiple Remote Parties Select [MULTI]. The MULTI icon changes to blue. Select the index numbers for the parties you want to connect with, by using [>] or [.] to select the parties and [SELECT] to decide one by one.
  • Page 31 Select [MANUAL DIAL] from the OTHER sub-menu. The MANUAL DIAL menu appears. MANUAL DIAL LINE I/F AUTO LINE RATE AUDIO BAND T.120/H.281 H.261 VIDEO MODE 15FPS delete clear copy DIAL PQRS WXYZ EXIT Enter the line number of the remote party. Enter the line number of the remote party A on A1 line, of the party B on A2 line.
  • Page 32: Changing The Picture Display Format

    Holding a Meeting With Multiple Remote Parties Changing the Picture Display Format Select [MULTI] from the MAIN menu, then select as follows: AUTO: Displays the party currently speaking on a full screen. MANUAL: Each time you select [MANUAL], the screen cycles between party A and party B.
  • Page 33 A meeting among three parties via dual ISDN lines Dual ISDN lines among each parties make transfer rate faster than using the single ISDN line, which promotes the clear sound and image reproductions during the meeting. Local party Party A Party B Notes on the registration in the DIAL SETUP menu •...
  • Page 34: Ending The Multi Meeting

    Holding a Meeting With Multiple Remote Parties Ending the Multi Meeting There are two ways to end a meeting. It depends on your position of a meeting. When you have participated in a multi meeting: Select [HANG UP] from the MAIN menu, only you can end a multi meeting.
  • Page 35 To see the picture of the selected terminal Select [RECEIVE] and then select the terminal number you want to see. The picture of the selected terminal appears on your monitor. To send the picture of the selected terminal to all the terminals Select [BROADCAST] and then select the terminal number you want to see.
  • Page 37: Registering A Remote Party

    Registering a Remote Party You need to register a remote party before you connect with the party. Registration involves entering the name and telephone numbers of the remote party. You can register up to 120 remote parties. You can register the most frequently used numbers in the QUICK DIAL menu (#1 to #10) for quick and easy dialing.
  • Page 38 Menus Registering a Remote Party Select [SETUP]. The DIAL SETUP menu appears. SETUP Block INDEX cursor LOCK LINE I/F AUTO LINE RATE 3.4K AUDIO BAND T.120/H.281 H.261 VIDEO MODE 15FPS delete clear & copy kana ” DIAL – – capslock space EXIT Enter the name for remote party in the line following INDEX.
  • Page 39 To connect via the V.35 interface If the optional PCS-I500 V.35 line interface board is installed and connect to private line or a terminal adapter via the V.35 interface, select [V.35] in [LINE I/F] and enter as follows. The example below uses Channel A only. If you use Channel A and B (56 Kbps ×...
  • Page 40 Registering a Remote Party Select [LINE RATE] to set the transfer rate. Setting Description AUTO To connect to a normal ISDN line. To connect with a region or country with a 56 Kbps ISDN transfer rate. Note If you are using the line interfaces other than ISDN, you do not need to set the transfer rate.
  • Page 41 To change the ISDN transfer rate temporarily The PCS-3000/3000P Rollabout Package is set to 64 Kbps for an ISDN line at the factory. However, some countries (e.g., USA) and regions may have 64 Kbps and 56 Kbps ISDN transfer rates. If the remote party has set its transfer rate to 56 Kbps, you need to set your system to 56 Kbps to communicate with that system.
  • Page 42 Registering a Remote Party To enter a character and digit Press the cursor button (Z, 4, z, $) on the Remote Commander to move the cursor to the desired character or digit, then press the execute button. Note The keyboard can be switched to either English or Kana (Japanese Character) input mode.
  • Page 43: Modifying An Entry

    Modifying an Entry You can modify the name and telephone numbers of an entry. If the entry is locked (the check box [LOCK] is blue), you cannot modify the entry. For details, see page 2-5. Select an index number to modify in the DIAL LIST menu by using [>] or [.
  • Page 44: Deleting An Entry

    Registering a Remote Party Deleting an Entry You can delete a registered entry as follows. If the entry is locked (the check box [LOCK] is blue), you cannot delete the entry. For details, see page 2-5. Select an index number to delete in the DIAL LIST menu by using [>] or [.
  • Page 45: Setting The Answer Mode

    Setting the Answer Mode The answer mode setting determines how the system responds to incoming calls. It can be set to one of the following: • AUTO Your system receives the call and starts the system automatically. Your party will be displayed on the remote party’s monitor. •...
  • Page 46 Setting the Answer Mode Set the answer mode you want from [ANSWER MODE]. Each time you select [ANSWER MODE], the answer mode switches between AUTO and MANUAL. Note Do not change any other settings. Select [EXIT]. The setting selected in step 3 becomes active, and the MAIN menu appears.
  • Page 47: Synchronizing Voice And Motion (Lip Synchronization)

    Synchronizing Voice and Motion (Lip Synchronization) During a meeting, voice and motion may not become synchronized. The automatic lip synchronization function built into the system solves this problem by closely synchronizing audio and video before they are transmitted to the remote party. The lip synchronization function is set to OFF at the factory.
  • Page 48 Synchronizing Voice and Motion (Lip Synchronization) Select ON, OFF or AUTO in [LIP SYNCH]. Setting Select Lip synchronization function is activated. Lip synchronization function is deactivated. Lip synchronization function is activate with zoom-in; AUTO deactivated with zoom-out. Note Do not change any other settings. Select [EXIT].
  • Page 49: Registering Sub Addresses And Local System Data

    Registering Sub Addresses and Local System Data Note You always need to register the LOCAL NUMBER (LN) and COUNTRY CODE (CC) when you use this system. You have to register required information about your own system. Select [LDN] from the SETUP menu. The LDN menu appears.
  • Page 50 Registering Sub Addresses and Local System Data Enter the prefix number, of your area code, which you did not enter in the step 4 above in the line headed by LONG DISTANCE CALL. (e.g., for California, enter “0”.) When you have your outside line number entered in the step 5, enter the number again before the prefix of your area code.
  • Page 51: Spid Registration For Customers In The Usa

    SPID Registration for Customers in the USA If the system is connected to a network switch of the following types, you can use ISDN lines. • Network switch type: AT&T 5ESS • Network switch software version: 5E8 or later (for National ISDN-1 and National ISDN-2) •...
  • Page 52 SPID Registration for Customers in the USA The following shows the use of two ISDN lines for AT&T 5ESS (National ISDN). In case of each LDN is given for two channels. LN A1 9876532 LOCAL CALL A2 9876532 9+LN B1 9871356 LONG DISTANCE B2 9871356 91+AC+LN...
  • Page 53 If the network switch type is NTI DMS-100 (National ISDN or Custom ISDN) Each LDN is different as a separate LDN is given for each channel. The following shows the use of two ISDN lines for NTI DMS-100 (National ISDN). LN A1 9876543 LOCAL CALL A2 9876544...
  • Page 54 SPID Registration for Customers in the USA In case of each LDN is different as a separate LDN is given for each channel. LN A1 9876543 LOCAL CALL SPID A1 019876543001 A2 9876544 9+LN B1 9871234 LONG DISTANCE A2 019876544001 B1 019871234001 B2 9871235 91+AC+LN...
  • Page 55 If the network switch type is NTI DMS-100 (Custom ISDN) The following shows the use of two ISDN lines. SPID LN A1 9876543 LOCAL CALL A1 019876543001 A2 9876544 9+LN A2 019876544001 B1 9871234 LONG DISTANCE B1 019871234001 B2 9871235 91+AC+LN INTERNATIONAL B2 019871235001...
  • Page 56: Setting The Clock

    Press the DATE and TIME buttons at the same time, and hold them down for about two seconds. Release your hand as the month and date appear, and the year starts flashing. PCS-3000 PCS-3000P 1 1998 JAN 1 1998 Press the DATE button repeatedly to select the year.
  • Page 57 Repeat the steps 2 and 3 to set the other time elements in the order of month, date, hour, and minute. The clock starts operating as you press the TIME button to set the minute. PCS-3000 PCS-3000P 4 1998 7 1998...
  • Page 58: Adjusting The Camera Brightness

    Adjusting the Camera Brightness When you shoot a subject with the light source behind the subject with a light background, use the back light function. You can adjust the brightness of the picture depending on the condition of your room. Shooting With Backlighting Select [OTHER] from the MAIN menu.
  • Page 59: Adjusting The Brightness

    Adjusting the Brightness Select [OTHER] from the MAIN menu. The OTHER sub-menu appears. SETUP STATUS DTMF T.120 DIAL LIST MANUAL DIAL INPUT MULTI P in P CAMERA SEND AUDIO OTHER QUICK END OF DIAL MEETING [OTHER] Select [SETUP] from the OTHER sub-menu. The SETUP menu appears.
  • Page 60: Setting The Initial Volume Level On The Tv Monitor

    If the reflecting echoes are not settled down, decrease the TV monitor’s volume and increase the Rollabout Processor’s volume. • If you have any problems, consult with qualified Sony personnel. 2-24 Chapter 2 Settings...
  • Page 61: Setup Menu

    SETUP Menu You can set various preferences in the SETUP menu. Typically, these preferences will have been correctly set up for you by your dealer. However, when required you can change them using the steps described earlier. Displaying the SETUP Menu Select [OTHER] from the MAIN menu.
  • Page 62: Setup Menu Items

    SETUP Menu SETUP Menu Items The table below shows the items you can set or change in the SETUP menu. For details on displaying the SETUP menu, see page 2-25. SETUP menu items on the first page Setting Description ANSWER MODE Sets the answering mode to auto or manual.
  • Page 63: Turning The System On/Off

    Turning the System On/Off This section describes how to turn on and off the PCS-3000/3000P Rollabout Package. Switch the system on from the Remote Commander. Turning On The following describes how to turn on the PCS-3000/3000P Rollabout Package. Make sure the Rollabout Processor and the TV monitor are all in standby.
  • Page 64: Turning Off

    Menus Turning the System On/Off Turning Off The following describes how to turn off the PCS-3000/3000P Rollabout Package. Display the MAIN menu, QUICK menu, or QUICK DIAL menu. For details on displaying a menu, see “Switching Menus” on page 1-5.
  • Page 65: Switching On For The First Time

    To adjust the TV monitor screen Use the controls on the TV monitor to adjust the screen (picture, hue, contrast, brightness, and sharpness). This is particularly important when you use the VID-P100 Video Presentation Stand (not supplied) to capture objects or documents. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the TV monitor and adjust the screen.
  • Page 66: Starting A Meeting

    Starting a Meeting You can start a meeting with a remote party by dialing from the menu. Once you have made a connection with the remote party, you can begin talking with them. You can begin a meeting by calling the remote party yourself, or you can wait for them to call you.
  • Page 67 To call remote parties registered in index #11 or higher To call a remote party registered in index #11 to #120, follow the steps below. (You can also call a remote party in index #1 to #10 using the same method.) If the DIAL LIST menu is already displayed, start from step 3.
  • Page 68 Starting a Meeting Select [DIAL]. The system automatically dials the selected remote party. DELETE SETUP MULTI PAGE SELECT DIAL EXIT [DIAL] While the system is dialing, the following is displayed: CANCEL Boston branch Only the lines registered appear (turn blue upon connection). When the connection is completed, the “MEETING STARTS!”...
  • Page 69 Set the LINE I/F, LINE RATE, AUDIO BAND, T.120/H.281 and VIDEO MODE. The settings of each item in the MANUAL DIAL menu are the same as those in the DIAL LIST menu. For details, see pages 2-3 and 2-4. Select [DIAL]. The system automatically dials the selected remote party.
  • Page 70: Receiving A Call

    Starting a Meeting Receiving a Call When a call comes in, the operation differs depending on whether the local system is in auto answer mode or manual answer mode. For details on how to set the answer mode, see “ Setting the Answer Mode” on page 2-9.
  • Page 71 To answer calls in the manual answer mode When your system is in the manual answer mode, you need to connect incoming calls manually. When the Rollabout Processor starts ringing, follow the steps below. If you are operating the system and the “PLEASE GO TO MAIN MENU TO ANSWER CALL”...
  • Page 72 Starting a Meeting To start a meeting using non-ISDN lines If you connect via the V.35 interface with private lines or a terminal adapter, start the meeting as follows: If you are using a V.35 interface and are making connection with a remote party which “V”...
  • Page 73: Ending A Meeting

    Ending a Meeting You can end a meeting in one of the following two ways: • Disconnect the call while leaving the main power on to perform other operations. • Disconnect the call and turn off the system. In either case, use the menu to end the meeting. Pressing the POWER ON button on the Remote Commander will not turn off the power.
  • Page 74 Ending a Meeting When you are operating from the MAIN menu, select [HANG UP] if you want to disconnect the line and continue performing other operations. Select [SYSTEM OFF] to set the system to the standby mode. To continue your meeting, select [END OF MEETING] again in step 3.
  • Page 75: Options

    Options TV and cabinet The following options are available for use with the meeting system. TV and cabinet Item Description TV monitor The TV is used as a meeting monitor and speakers. It displays the remote party, graphics, and icons. PCS-F500/F510 The cabinet houses the Rollabout Processor and Cabinet...
  • Page 76 Options Item Description PCS-I500 Provides a V.35 line interface. V.35 Interface Board PCS-K32 Connects the V.35 connector (V.35 interface V.35 Conversion Connector board – PCS-I500) to the terminal adapter. Cable (1 m, 3.3 ft) PCS-I300 Provides the second ISDN jack to the Rollabout BRI Board Processor.
  • Page 77: Sending Images From The Video Presentation Stand

    Sending Images from the Video Presentation Stand You can use the VID-P100 Video Presentation Stand (not supplied) to send still color pictures of documents or objects. You can also send video by connecting video equipment to an S video output jack of the Rollabout Processor. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the VID-P100 Video Presentation Stand .
  • Page 78: Sending Moving Picture As Still Pictures Continuously

    Sending Images from the Video Presentation Stand Image from video presentation stand INPUT MULTI P in P CAMERA SEND AUDIO OTHER QUICK END OF MENU MEETING • Make sure the image is clear and correctly oriented. Make any necessary adjustments on the video presentation stand. Notes •...
  • Page 79 To stop sending the still picture Operate the Remote Commander to display the menu, then select [STOP]. INPUT MULTI P in P CAMERA STOP AUDIO OTHER QUICK END OF MENU MEETING [STOP] To send one still picture Select [1 SHOT] at the step 2. A still picture is sent to the remote party. Notes •...
  • Page 80: Controlling Zoom With The Menu

    Sending Images from the Video Presentation Stand Controlling Zoom With the Menu The zoom of the VID-P100 Video Presentation Stand can be controlled with the Rollabout Processor. Note Items at the left are only displayed when it is on line. To control with the CAMERA menu Select [INPUT] from the MAIN menu and then select [NEAR AUX1].
  • Page 81: Sending Video Images And Sound To A Remote Party

    Sending Video Images and Sound to a Remote Party Connecting Video Equipment You can send video images (and/or sound) of a VCR connected to the Rollabout Processor to a remote party. Rollabout Processor VMC-10/20/30 Connecting cable (not supplied) Use a YC-5V/10V/15V (not supplied) when using an S- to video video jack.
  • Page 82: Sending Video Image And Sound From A Vcr

    Sending Video Images and Sound to a Remote Party Sending Video Image and Sound From a VCR Turn on the VCR. Play back a tape. Select [INPUT] from the MAIN menu. The INPUT sub-menu appears. NEAR AUX2 AUX2 NEAR AUX1 AUX1 NEAR MAIN CAM...
  • Page 83 Notes • When sending images from a VCR, we recommend you to use images with slow movement. Scenes with rapid movement will appear fuzzy when viewed by the remote party. • The image sent may be distorted if you use special playback functions such as pause.
  • Page 84: Recording A Meeting

    Recording a Meeting You can record your meeting with a VCR. Connect it to the Rollabout Processor. Connecting a VCR VMC-10/20/30 Connecting cable (not supplied) Rollabout Processor Use a YC-5V/10V/15V (not supplied) when using an S-video jack. to VIDEO OUT AUX (to VIDEO OUT MONITOR when using the S-video...
  • Page 85: Installing Optional Interface Boards

    Installing Optional Interface Boards If you want to connect your Rollabout Processor via the V.35 interface or via two ISDN lines, you need to install an interface board. For details on installing the optional boards, consult with qualified Sony dealer. Application Board required Making a connection via a V.35 line...
  • Page 86: Using The V.35 Interface

    Using the V.35 Interface You need to install the PCS-I500 V.35 interface board (not supplied). Rollabout Processor PCS-K32 V.35 cable Terminal adapter to V.35A (1m, 3.3 ft (not supplied)) to Channel A to V.35B to Channel B PCS-K32 V.35 cable (1m, 3.3 ft (not supplied)) to a digital line...
  • Page 87: Using Two Isdn Lines

    Second ISDN modular cable (3 m, 9.8 ft) RK-640 Interface cable (not supplied) to ISDN B to ISDN to ISDN A First ISDN modular cable (3 m, 9.8 ft) (PCS-3000P: supplied) (PCS-3000: not supplied) Connection using two ISDN lines 4-13 Chapter 4 Operation of Optional Items...
  • Page 88: Using Multiple Microphones

    Using Multiple Microphones The PCS-3000/3000P Rollabout Package is designed to accommodate three participants per terminal. You can add additional PCS-A300 Microphone (not supplied) to allow for more participants. Connecting Second Microphone The second microphone’s power is provided from the Rollabout Processor.
  • Page 89: Connecting The Multiple Microphones Via The Audio Mixer

    • Use the SRP-X1008 Audio Mixer or equivalent one. • Do not connect the PCS-A300 Microphone or a plug in power type microphone to the audio mixer. • If you have any problem, consult with qualified Sony personnel. 4-15 Chapter 4 Operation of Optional Items...
  • Page 90: Connecting The Speakers To The Monitor

    Connecting the Speakers to the Monitor If you use a monitor which does not have speakers, connect the active speakers or an amplifier and speakers to your monitor. Note Do not activate the function of the speakers or an amplifier, such as the surround function.
  • Page 91: Preparing For A Data Conference

    Preparing for a Data Conference You can have a data conference based on an ITU-T Recommendation, T.120 standard when you connect a computer which FarSite (not supplied) or NetMeeting (not supplied) is installed with the Rollabout Processor. (A data conference is only held between same applications.) For details on information about FarSite , refer to the USER’S GUIDE supplied with the FarSite package.
  • Page 92 Click on the [Add Name] button. The [Add Name] dialog box appears. When using PCS-3000 Click on the [Personal] tab, then type “PCS-3000” in the column of [First Name]. When using PCS-3000P Click on the [Personal] tab, then type “PCS-3000P” in the column of [First Name].
  • Page 93 Click on the [Setup] button. The [Setup] dialog box appears. Set up the bit rate. • Set the bit rate to 9600 or 38400 according to your T. 120 rate. • Check that [Stop Bits] is set to [One] and [Parity] is set to [None]. Set [Flow Control] to [Hardware] in [Advanced Options].
  • Page 94: Connecting With A Computer

    Connecting with a Computer Connect the serial port Com1 of your PC and the T.120 connector on the Rollabout Processor using the RS-232C cross cable (9-pin (female) ˜ 9- pin (female)). When the Com1 port is used with such as a mouse, connect to Com2 port and change the Com port setting of the FarSite.
  • Page 95: Using Farsite

    Using FarSite Notes on using T.120 You cannot use the following functions: • Multi meeting function • Controlling the camera unit at a remote site • Setting H.281. For details on FarSite, refer to the USER’S GUIDE supplied with FarSite package.
  • Page 96 Using FarSite When using PCS-3000 Double click on “PCS-3000”, then click on the [Invite] button. When using PCS-3000P Double click on “PCS-3000P”, then click on the [Invite] button. “? You are being invited to a conference called xxxx. Would you like to attend?”...
  • Page 97 Connect with the MCU. Select [Join] from the [Conference] menu. When using PCS-3000 Double click on “PCS-3000”, then click on the [Join] button. When using PCS-3000P Double click on “PCS-3000P”, then click on the [Join] button. Type the Conference Name and double click on [OK].
  • Page 98: Using Netmeeting

    Using NetMeeting To install NetMeeting Follow the procedures explained by the NetMeeting file to install NetMeeting to your PC. Setting Up NetMeeting Select [NetMeeting] from the Start pop-up menu or click on the NetMeeting icon. Select [Option] from the [Tools] menu. Click on the [Protocols] tab, then click on “Null Modem.”...
  • Page 99: Connecting With Netmeeting

    [New Call]. But when the remote party equipment is other companies equipment, the connection may be failed if PCS-3000/3000P clicks on [New Call] first. In such cases, first click on [New Call] from the remote party.
  • Page 100: Sending The Dial Tone To The Remote Party

    Sending the Dial Tone to the Remote Party You can send the dial tone (Dual Tone Multi Frequency) assigned to 0 – 9, # and * keys, to the remote party Select [OTHER] from the MAIN menu and select [DTMF]. SETUP STATUS DTMF...
  • Page 101: Location And Function Of Parts And Controls

    Location and Function of Parts and Controls Rollabout Processor Front 2 STANDBY lamp 3 POWER lamp 1 6 Card eject button STANDBY POWER BUSY 4 BUSY lamp 5 Card slot 6 POWER switch Rollabout Processor (front) 1 6 Card eject button 6 POWER switch This button cannot be used with this system.
  • Page 102: Camera Unit

    Location and Function of Parts and Controls Rear 1 Interface board slot 9T.120 connector T.120 AUX.CONTROL 2 VID CONTROL connector 0 AUX. CONTROL connector CONTROL 3 CAMERA UNIT connector CAMERA UNIT ISDN !¡ ISDN A jack !™ AUDIO LINE OUT jack 4 IR OUT jack AUDIO LINE OUT...
  • Page 103 Connect the ISDN line to this jack using an ISDN modular cable. Note The PCS-3000/3000P Rollabout Package connects with only one ISDN line. If you install the PCS-I300 BRI Board (not supplied; see page 4-13), you can connect with two ISDN lines.
  • Page 104 Location and Function of Parts and Controls Camera Unit Note Do not connect any equipment to the AUDIO OUT, VIDEO OUT, VISCA OUT, and MIC connectors. 1 Caution lamp 4 Remote sensors 2 POWER lamp 5 IR OUT switch 6 TIME button !¡...
  • Page 105: Remote Commander

    !∞ DC IN 13.5V jack ! ™ BACKUP switch Connect to the Rollabout Processor with the supplied Retains the memory of the preset and clock settings. camera unit cable. ! £MIC jack ! §VISCA OUT jack This jack cannot be used with this system. This jack cannot be used with this system.
  • Page 106: Inserting Batteries Into The Remote Commander

    Inserting Batteries into the Remote Commander The Remote Commander (supplied) controls most of the meeting functions. This section describes how to insert batteries into the Remote Commander. Remove the battery compartment cover. Insert two size AA (LR6) alkaline batteries (supplied) with correct (+) and (–) polarity into the battery compartment.
  • Page 107: Message List

    See page 3-4. STREAM, TERMINATE THE CONNECTION SOME OPERATIONS The remote camera control based on Sony Dial again. INACTIVE standard does not work: See page 3-4. The following messages indicate the state of the system. No action is required.
  • Page 108 To have a multi meeting, remote PCS-4000 will need to install the PCS-UC400 upgrade card. If you still get the same error number after attempting the appropriate remedy, or when you cannot make a connection, contact your nearest Sony dealer. Appendix...
  • Page 109: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If the PCS-3000/3000P Rollabout Package does not function or functions incorrectly, check the following. Possible causes and solutions Symptom Cause Solution Turn on the power switch of the Rollabout Pressing POWER ON on The Rollabout Processor is not yet in the Processor.
  • Page 110: Specifications

    7.0 kHz QCIF: 176 pixels × 144 lines 68 × 15 × 90 mm (w/h/d) Dimensions Video signal system × × 3 inches) NTSC: PCS-3000 Mass Approx. 200 g (7 lb 1 oz) PAL: PCS-3000P Power Plug in power Sound Bandwidth 7 kHz (G.722, ITU-T...
  • Page 111: Remote Commander

    System Power requirement PCS-3000: AC120V, 60 Hz PCS-3000P: AC220V to 240V, 50/ 60 Hz Power consumption PCS-3000: Approx. 2.7 A (Total of Rollabout Processor, microphone and camera unit) PCS-3000P: Approx. 0.4 A (Total of Rollabout Processor, microphone and camera unit) Operating temperature 5°C to 35°C (41°F to 94°F)
  • Page 112: Pin Assignment

    Specifications Pin Assignment AUX.CONTROL connector (male) D-sub 9-pin connector Signal Description Signal Description Carrier detect Data Set Ready Receive Data Request to Send Transmit Data Send Ready Data Terminal Ready Call Ground – – – T.120 connector (male) D-sub 9-pin connector Signal Description Signal...
  • Page 113 VIDEO OUT MONITOR jack/VIDEO IN AUX1 jack Mini-DIN 4-pin connector Signal Description Signal Description AGND Analog Ground Brightness Signal AGND Analog Ground Chrominance Signal ISDN A jack Modular connector Signal Description Signal Description Receive– Transmit– Transmit+ Receive+ CAMERA UNIT connector (male) Mini D-sub 15-pin connector Signal Description...
  • Page 114: Pin Assignment On Optional Board Connectors

    Specifications Pin Assignment on Optional Board Connectors ISDN B jack Modular connector Signal Description Signal Description Receive– Transmit– Transmit+ Receive+ V.35 (A/B) connector (female) PCS-K32 V.35 adapter connector cable CCITT V.35 connector D-sub 25-pin connector (Rollabout Processor) (Cable side) Half-pitch 36-pin connector Signal Description Signal...
  • Page 115 CCITT V.35 connector (cable side) Signal Description CGND Chassis ground SGND Signal ground V35RS Request to send V35CS Clear to send V35DR Data ready V35ER Data terminal ready V35RI Call diaplay V35SD+ Send data+ V35RD+ Receive data+ V35SD– Send data– V35RD–...
  • Page 116: Videomeeting Room Layout

    Videomeeting Room Layout Be sure to position camera unit and microphone appropriately in your videomeeting room. Camera Unit Range represents the scope of the camera when the zoom has been extended fully. indicates the scope of the camera when the left/right angling function is fully utilized.
  • Page 117: Installing The Camera Unit

    Installing the Camera Unit Stick the supplied velcro tapes to the bottom of the camera unit. Attach the camera unit to the TV monitor. A-17 Appendix...
  • Page 118: Layout Example

    Videomeeting Room Layout Layout Example In the following example, the two microphone pick up conversations by all the participants. PCS-A300 Microphone PCS-A300 Microphone Notes on installing the PCS-A300 Microphones • Install the microphones at a half meter apart from a participants. •...
  • Page 119: Layout Considerations

    Layout Considerations • Avoid allowing large, moving objects, especially people behind the participants; the quality of the local transmission will deteriorate. • Do not seat participants with fine line patterns in front of a wall. • Choose a place which is echo-free. •...
  • Page 120: Glossary

    Glossary Codec Standby An abbreviation for Coder-Decoder. An The state in which the system is powered electronic device that converts an analog up but not activated. To activate, press the signal (such as voice or video) to a digital POWER ON button on the Remote data stream, compresses it, and sends it Commander.
  • Page 121: Index

    Index Presetting Recalling a Setting 1-15 Adjusting the Volume 1-9 Icon 1-1, A-20 Saving a Setting 1-14 Adjustments Dimmed Icons 1-4 Camera Unit Adjustments 1-12 Selecting 1-1 Video Presentation Stand 4-3 Input Modes QUICK DIAL menu 1-6 Volume Adjustments 1-9 Alphabet 2-5 QUICK menu 1-7 Auto Answer Mode 2-9...
  • Page 122 Sony Corporation Printed in Japan...

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