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Video
Communication
System
Operating Instructions (Version 2.0)
Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and
retain it for future reference.
PCS-TL33
© 2007 Sony Corporation
3-277-722-11 (1)

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  • Page 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-TL33 © 2007 Sony Corporation 3-277-722-11 (1)
  • Page 2 Owner’s Record The model and the serial numbers are located at the rear. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. PCS-TL33 Serial No.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Chapter 2 Registration and Setup Registering Local Information... 24 Basic System Components ... 11 Optional Equipment ... 12 PCS-TL33 Video Communication System ... 12 Indicator Names and Functions ... 14 PCSA-DSM1 Data Solution Module (Optional)... 14 About the Connectors ... 15 Connection Precautions ...
  • Page 4 Registering a Remote Party in the Phone Book ... 38 Registering a Remote Party for One Touch Dial... 42 Setting Up the Network Configurations... 43 Chapter 3 Basic Videoconference Starting a Conference by Calling a Remote Party ... 48 Receiving a Call From a Remote Party ... 55 Joining a Multipoint Videoconference...
  • Page 5 Adjusting the Camera... 58 Changing the Screen Layout ... 61 Chapter 4 Videoconference With Optional Equipment Using Still Images Stored in a “Memory Stick” for a About “Memory Stick” ... 65 Sending Motion Pictures as Still Images... 66 Saving Still Images ... 68 Using External Microphone and Headphones ...
  • Page 6 Chapter 5 Data Conference Using Data Solution Module Installing the Data Solution Module... 72 Connection Example Using the Data Solution Module ... 73 Using Video From Connected Equipment for a Conference ... 74 Chapter 6 Encrypted Videoconference via LAN Preparing for an Encrypted Videoconference via LAN ... 77 Starting an Encrypted Videoconference via LAN ...
  • Page 7 To Display the Cause Code List... 105 To Display the Call Log ... 105 Acceptable RGB Input/Output Signals ... 117 Pin Assignment... 118 Pin Assignment on Optional Board Connectors... 119 List of Port Numbers Used on the PCS-TL33... 119 Table of Contents...
  • Page 8: Precautions

    Precautions Operating or storage location Avoid operating or storing the system in the following locations: • Extremely hot or cold places • Humid or dusty places • Places exposed to strong vibration • Close to sources of strong magnetism • Close to sources of powerful electromagnetic radiation, such as radios or TV transmitters •...
  • Page 9: Chapter 1 Installation And Preparation

    This chapter shows you how to use the Video Communication System as a computer display. Chapter 9: Web Control Function This chapter shows you how to control and set up the PCS-TL33 through the Web. Appendix This chapter contains message and troubleshooting lists, specifications, and glossaries.
  • Page 10: Features

    Features The PCS-TL33 Video Communication System is a videoconferencing system that allows natural, face-to-face communications with a remote party by transmitting and receiving images and sound via a LAN (Local Area Network). Integrated portable Video Communication System All necessary elements of the system such as 17-type...
  • Page 11: System Components

    The PCS-TL33 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-TL33 Video Communication System is the basic system of the Videoconferencing System. It contains the following components: Unit Description...
  • Page 12: Optional Equipment

    PCSA-SP1 SIP Software Allows conduct of a videconference using SIP. Names and Functions of Parts Names and Functions of Parts PCS-TL33 Video Communication System Front view a Tally lamp Lights up when local video is being sent to the remote system.
  • Page 13 i Online lamp Shows mainly the incoming/outgoing call status. (Mic Off) button and indicator Lets you suppress the sound from the local system. Press the button again to resume sending the sound to the remote system. (Videoconference) button and indicator Serves for switching from computer screen to videoconference screen.
  • Page 14: Indicator Names And Functions

    PC port This connector is used when the same mouse is to be used for the PCS-TL33 and for a computer connected to the RGB IN connector. Link the connector to a USB port on the computer. Note Use a USB cable that is 3 m (10 ft.) or shorter.
  • Page 15: System Connections

    (under rear cover) System Connection via a LAN Make connections in the order 1 - 5. Video Communication System PCS-TL33 To attach the rear cover Push the cover in while aligning the four stubs. Connection Precautions Warning • Use only the supplied AC adapter and power cord.
  • Page 16: Adjusting The Height Of The Display

    Adjusting the Height of the Display The stand and the display section of the PCS-TL33 are joined by fastening screws. There are three sets of screw holes, spaced 25 mm apart. In the factory default condition, the display is fixed in the lowest position. By choosing a different set of screw holes, you can change the height of the display.
  • Page 17: Turning The System On/off

    Camera Turning the System On Press the (Power) switch on the PCS-TL33. The indicator of the switch lights up in orange and power to the Video Communication System comes on. When powering on is complete, the indicator lights up in green.
  • Page 18: Turning The System Off

    To return to normal mode from standby mode, press the power switch once. Adjusting the Volume Press the (Volume) button on the PCS-TL33 to set the volume level as required. Note The volume can be adjusted separately for the videoconference and for the computer display.
  • Page 19: Setting Up The System For The First Time - Initial Setup Wizard

    Setting Up the System for the First Time — Initial Setup Wizard Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. When you turn on the Video Communication System for the first time after installation, the setup wizard appears on the display.
  • Page 20: Using The Menu

    IP: 012.345.678.912 Using the Menu Phone Book/Private Phone Book menu Phone Book 0 HQ4Room5 AUTO 05032105678 Takanawa 0657896709 HQ5Room6 sip: sony@abcd.com HQ5Room6 sip: sony@abcd.com HQ5Room6 sip: sony@abcd.com HQ5Room6 sip: sony@abcd.com HQ5Room6 sip: sony@abcd.com Right-click the mouse to display a help message.
  • Page 21: Explanation Of Menus

    The menu appears when you click For details on the Private Phone Book menu, see pages 39 - 40, 53 and 54. HQ4Room5 05032105678 Takanawa 0657896709 HQ5Room6 sip: sony@abcd.com HQ5Room6 sip: sony@abcd.com HQ5Room6 sip: sony@abcd.com HQ5Room6 sip: sony@abcd.com HQ5Room6 sip: sony@abcd.com IP:012.345.678.912...
  • Page 22 Serial Number Communication Status Right-click the mouse to display a help message. Shows version information about the PCS-TL33 and connected dedicated optional equipment, as well as for the software options being used. The menu appears when you click “Status & Info” on the menu selection screen.
  • Page 23: Entering Characters

    Image Viewer menu Image viewer Load Send Delete Format Close Right-click the mouse to display a help message. Allows you to display and transmit images stored on a “Memory Stick”. The menu appears when you click “Image Viewer” on the menu selection screen.
  • Page 24: Chapter 2 Registration And Setup

    Registration and Setup This chapter describes the general registration and settings procedures. Registering Local Information Before starting a conference, register the required information on the local terminals of the system using the Setup menu. This section describes how to display the Setup menus and gives a introduction to the menus.
  • Page 25: Answer Setup Menu

    Simplified Chinese: The display language is set to Simplified Chinese. Spanish: The display language is set to Spanish. Swedish: The display language is set to Swedish. Device Setup Terminal Name PCS-TL33 Time Display Last Number Registration Language English Number Display...
  • Page 26 Thai: The display language is set to Thai. Traditional Chinese: The display language is set to Traditional Chinese. Number Display Select the information to display as identification for your system in the launcher menu, such as IP or SIP information. IP: Displays your IP address.
  • Page 27: Audio Setup Menu

    Audio Setup Menu The Audio Setup menu is used to set various audio items. Page 1/1 The level meter indicating the audio input level is displayed. Audio Setup Mic Lavel Meter Beep Sound Sound Effect Dial Tone Ringer Level Headphone Ringer Level PC Volume Call Volume Cancel...
  • Page 28 Registering Local Information The display shows usable port numbers. For details on the port numbers used, see “List of Port Numbers Used on the PCS-TL33” on page 119. LAN Page 3/3 Default Right-click the mouse to display a help message.
  • Page 29: Communication Mode Menu

    UDP: Use UDP (User Datagram Protocol). Port Number Input the port for the SIP server. SIP Domain Enter the SIP domain name. Up to 17 alphanumeric characters can be entered. Registered User Name Enter the user name registered on the SIP server. Up to 17 alphanumeric characters can be entered.
  • Page 30 G.728: Use G.728 compliant compression. G.711: Use G.711 compliant compression. Note If the far-end videoconferencing system does not support the audio compression method selected at the PCS-TL33, the G.711 method will automatically be used. LAN Bandwidth Select the bandwidth to be used for transmission.
  • Page 31 G.728: Use G.728 compliant compression. G.711: Use G.711 compliant compression. Note If the far-end videoconferencing system does not support the audio compression method selected at the PCS-TL33, the G.711 method will automatically be used. LAN Bandwidth Select the bandwidth to be used for reception.
  • Page 32: Administrator Setup Menu

    Off: Prohibits the monitoring of a videoconference via a Web browser. Web Access Selects whether or not to permit accessing the PCS-TL33 via a Web browser or Telnet. On: Permits accessing via a Web browser or Telnet. Off: Prohibits accessing via a Web browser or Telnet.
  • Page 33 User Alias Enter the user name (H.323 alias) to be registered in the gatekeeper. User Number Enter the user number (E.164 number) to be registered in the gatekeeper. Page 3/11 Administrator Setup SNMP Mode Trap Destination public Community Description Videoconference Device Location Contact Cancel...
  • Page 34 Page 5-8/11 Administrator Setup TOS(Video) IP Precedence Low Delay High Throughput High Reliability Minimum Cost Diffserve Right-click the mouse to display a help message. Each page allows you to configure TOS (Type of Service) Field settings by data type. Page 5/11: TOS (Video) Configure TOS (Type of Service) Field settings for video data.
  • Page 35 Save IPELA VC Link service is only available in Japan. Load For more about the IPELA VC Link service, consult your Sony dealer. IP:012.345.678.912 Auto Restore Select whether to turn the system on automatically after recovering from a power outage.
  • Page 36: Display Setup Menu

    Shared Phone Book Allows you to select whether to use the Shared Phone Book located on the server. On: Enables use of the Shared Phone Book. Off: Disables use of the Shared Phone Book. SPB Mode Selects whether to use the server managing the Shared Phone Book.
  • Page 37 Brightness Adjusts the picture brightness. The brightness increases as the value gets larger. Backlight Adjusts the brightness of the backlight. The backlight gets brighter as the value gets larger. Reset Resets the settings to the default condition. Wide Mode Switches the display mode. ×...
  • Page 38: Registering A Remote Party In The Phone Book

    SIP: Connect to an IP phone using SIP. Note The “Line I/F” options differ depending on the software installed in the PCS-TL33. For information on SIP, see chapter 7. Set the LAN bandwidth to use. Select the thumbnail image to be shown in the Phone Book.
  • Page 39: Changing The Contents Of The Phone Book

    List Edit Index Address Line I/F Video Mode Video Frame Audio Mode Far End Camera Control H.239(Presentation) Back Duplicate Right-click the mouse to display a help message. Changing the Contents of the Phone Book You can change the IP address, name, or other setting registered in the Phone Book.
  • Page 40 Open Page 1 of the Administrator Setup menu. Administrator Setup Administrator Password Phone Book Modification Password Remote Access Passward Web Monitor Web Access Save Phone Book Load Phone Book Create Private Phone Book Delete Private Phone Book Copy to Private Phone Book Auto Dialing Right-click the mouse to display a help message.
  • Page 41: Using The Shared Phone Book

    Using the Shared Phone Book Using the Shared Phone Book function, a phone book located on a server can be accessed by multiple Sony Video Communication System units. For details about settings, consult your network administrator. Note You cannot register, edit, delete, or attach images to parties in the Shared Phone Book.
  • Page 42: Checking The History Of Outgoing And Incoming Calls

    Click on the launcher menu to bring up the History menu. History 2005.07.30 10:10 05032105678 2005.07.30 10:10 0657896709 2005.07.30 10:10 sip: sony@abcd.com 2005.07.30 10:10 sip: sony@abcd.com 2005.07.30 10:10 sip: sony@abcd.com 2005.07.30 10:10 sip: sony@abcd.com 2005.07.30 10:10 sip: sony@abcd.com Right-click the mouse to display a help message.
  • Page 43: Registering The Private One Touch Dial

    To delete a One Touch Dial registration from the launcher menu On the launcher menu, move the mouse cursor to the entry that you want to delete, and then click . The launcher menu appears again, and the deleted One Touch Dial entry is grayed out.
  • Page 44: Lan (connecting Through A Router)

    To conduct a video conference Select “IP” for the line interface, enter the remote party’s IP address in the text box, and dial. You can set “IP” as the default line interface selection for the launcher menu by setting “Line I/F” to “IP” in the Dial settings of the Communication Mode menu.
  • Page 45: Lan (connecting Through Nat)

    Administrator Setup Gatekeeper Mode Gatekeeper Address User Alias User Number Right-click the mouse to display a help message. The setting has been configured properly if the correct IP address appears in the launcher menu and “Registration Confirmed” appears under “Gatekeeper” in Page 3/4 of the Status & Info menu. Note The information that appears in the launcher menu may differ depending on the “Number Display”...
  • Page 46: Lan (connecting With H.460 Firewall Traversal)

    party to connect to you, you must configure your router settings. For details on router settings, consult with the system administrator. LAN (Connecting With H.460 Firewall Traversal) You can use H.460 to traverse firewalls and conduct conferences with terminals on other networks. Configuration example 192.168.10.1 Internet...
  • Page 47: Lan (pppoe Connections)

    LAN (PPPoE Connections) When using PPPoE, you can connect via LAN without a router. A modem (using bridge mode) is required when using FLET’S ADSL. Configuration example B FLET’S Internet Local IP network 210.10.10.10 Set “PPPoE” to “On” under Page 9/11 of the Administrator Setup menu, and enter the PPPoE user name and PPPoE password given to you by the provider.
  • Page 48: Chapter 3 Basic Videoconference

    Turn on the power of any equipment to be used for the videoconference. Press the (Power) switch on the PCS-TL33. The indicator of the switch lights up in orange and power to the Video Communication System comes on. When powering on is complete, the indicator lights up in green.
  • Page 49: Using The Launcher Menu

    One Touch Dial list. Takanawa Edit Takanawa 0657896709 Jamie sip: jamie@abcd.com Marilyn sip: marilyn@sony.com Marvin sip: marvin1234@efgh... Point to and click on the icon with the mouse. (Power) switch a Screen Shows the image from the local camera. b One Touch Dial list...
  • Page 50: Using The Communication Screen

    j History button Clicking this button brings up the incoming/outgoing call history display. k Edit button Clicking this button brings up the List Edit menu for the selected party. l Dial button Clicking this button dials the selected party. m Delete button Clicking this button removes the selected party from the One Touch Dial list.
  • Page 51: Status & Info Menu

    Status & Info Menu Note When communication is not in progress, Page 4/4 appears first and information on the communication status of the previous communication is displayed. However, as information on previous communications is cleared when the system’s power is turned off, this information will not appear when the system is turned on again and no new communications have been held.
  • Page 52: Calling A Remote Party Using One Touch Dial

    Shows the software version of the integrated video/audio codec DSP (Digital Signal Processor). LCD Version Shows the software version of the display panel on the PCS-TL33. Camera Version Shows the software version of the camera on the PCS-TL33. AEC Version Shows the version of the acoustic echo canceller.
  • Page 53: Calling A Remote Party By Entering The Ip Address In The Launcher Menu

    You can now start the videoconference. 123.456.789.012 IP: 012.345.678.912 Phone Book HQ4Room5 A--I 05032105678 AUTO J--S Takanawa 0657896709 T--Z HQ5Room6 0--9 sip: sony@abcd.com HQ5Room6 sip: sony@abcd.com HQ5Room6 sip: sony@abcd.com HQ5Room6 sip: sony@abcd.com HQ5Room6 sip: sony@abcd.com IP:012.345.678.912 Starting a Conference by Calling a Remote Party...
  • Page 54: Calling A Remote Party From The Incoming/outgoing Call History

    History list. Click (History) in the launcher menu. History 2005.07.30 10:10 05032105678 2005.07.30 10:10 0657896709 2005.07.30 10:10 sip: sony@abcd.com 2005.07.30 10:10 sip: sony@abcd.com 2005.07.30 10:10 sip: sony@abcd.com 2005.07.30 10:10 sip: sony@abcd.com 2005.07.30 10:10 sip: sony@abcd.com Right-click the mouse to display a help message.
  • Page 55: Receiving A Call From A Remote Party

    Receiving a Call From a Remote Party Operations for answering a call differ depending on the setting of the answer mode. Auto answer mode The system automatically receives a call from a remote party and you can start conferencing. Although no operation is necessary to start, the picture on the local site will be displayed on the remote site screen even if you are not ready to begin.
  • Page 56: Joining A Multipoint Videoconference

    Joining a Multipoint Videoconference Joining a Multipoint Videoconference The PCS-TL33 can join a multipoint videoconference as the child terminal to an MCU (Multipoint Control Unit). The procedures for initiating and accepting calls are the same as for a point-to-point videoconference. For details, see the sections “Starting a Conference by Calling a...
  • Page 57: Adjusting The Picture And Sound

    (Off) on the display. The sound of the local system will not be heard by the remote party. To restore the sound Press the (Mic Off) button on the PCS-TL33 again, or click (On) on the display. Cutting Off the Sound On Answering...
  • Page 58: 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 59: Accepting Remote Camera Control

    If “Auto Adjust” is not selected for “Brightness Adjust”, backlight compensation will not function. To eliminate flicker If a fluorescent lamp is connected to the same power source as the PCS-TL33, flicker may occur in the camera picture. To eliminate the flicker, select the “Flicker Removal” check box.
  • Page 60: Presetting The Zoom And Angle Settings

    The setting of the preset number is recalled and the camera moves to the position of that setting. About stored adjustment settings The PCS-TL33 retains the settings for camera zoom and angle, brightness, backlight compensation on/off and flicker on/off in non-volatile memory.
  • Page 61: Changing The Screen Layout

    Changing the Screen Layout During a communication session, you can use the Screen Layout Setup menu to control the way video is shown on the display. Bringing up the Screen Layout Setup Menu During a communication session, click the menu bar display button.
  • Page 62 When the “Display the remote H.239 image” check box is not selected, however, presentation data that is received will not display on the unit’s screen. c Picture-and-Picture The remote video is shown as a full-screen display on the left and the local video as a window picture on the right.
  • Page 63: Chapter 4 Videoconference With Optional Equipment

    Optional Equipment This chapter describes the various videoconferences using the optional equipment in addition to the components contained in the PCS-TL33 Video Communication System. For information on conducting a data conference using the optional PCSA-DSM1 Data Solution Module, see Chapter...
  • Page 64: Sending A Still Image Stored On A "memory Stick

    Image viewer Load Send Format Right-click the mouse to display a help message. Select the still image you want to display, then click “Load”. The menu disappears and the selected still image is displayed. Back To display a different image While a still image is displayed, you can click b to return to the previous image or B to go to the next image.
  • Page 65: About "memory Stick

    About “Memory Stick” What is “Memory Stick”? “Memory Stick” is a compact, portable and versatile IC (Integrated Circuit) recording medium with a data capacity that exceeds a floppy disk. “Memory Stick” is specially designed for exchanging and sharing digital data among “Memory Stick”...
  • Page 66: Formatting A "memory Stick

    - extremely hot, such as in a car parked in the sun. - under direct sunlight. - very humid or subject to corrosive substances. • “Memory Stick Duo” and trademarks of Sony Corporation. • “Memory Stick” and are trademarks of Sony Corporation.
  • Page 67: Receiving Still Images

    Clear The local display freezes, and a still picture will be sent to the remote party. If you select “Send”, a single image is sent. When transmission is finished, the message “The still image has been sent.” appears. If you select “Continuous Send”, still images are sent continuously.
  • Page 68: Saving Still Images

    Saving Still Images When a “Memory Stick” is inserted beforehand, you can easily store still images sent from the remote party or still images from the local camera onto the “Memory Stick”. You can use the saved images for One Touch Dial buttons and Phone Book.
  • Page 69: Using External Microphone And Headphones

    Using External Microphone and Headphones The built-in microphone of the PCS-TL33 is designed for individual use. The optional external microphones PCS-A1 or PCSA-A3 can also be connected. A pair of headphones or a headset can also be used. to m...
  • Page 70: Accessing The Video Communication System

    Accessing the Video Communication System The following controls are available to access the Video Communication System. For details on each control, consult your Sony dealer. Using the Web Monitor Function Images from the unit can be monitored from a Web browser.
  • Page 71: Chapter 5 Data Conference Using Data Solution Module

    Chapter for communication between the Data Solution Module and the PCS-TL33 should be set up to be a separate segment. As a result, unusable IP address is the value obtained from the AND operation with the address of the Data Solution Module for communication and the network mask.
  • Page 72: Installing The Data Solution Module

    Pull the cover off towards you. Remove the DSM connector cover. Connector cover Connect the system connector of the Data Solution Module to the DSM connector of the PCS-TL33 and secure with fastening screws. Installing the Data Solution Module Mini D-sub 15-pin cable (commercially available) Replace the rear cover of the PCS-TL33.
  • Page 73: Connection Example Using The Data Solution Module

    Connection Example Using the Data Solution Module Notes • Before making any connections, be sure to turn power to all components off. • To prevent damage to the unit, do not connect or disconnect any cable while power to the unit is turned Projector or similar Computer image Camera image...
  • Page 74: Using Video From Connected Equipment For A Conference

    Be aware that although WXGA can be displayed on the screen, it cannot be sent. For details on acceptable RGB IN signals on the Data Solution Module, see “PCSA-DSM1 Data Solution Module (RGB IN) (Connector located on PCS-TL33)” on page 117. Next, press the (Menu) or...
  • Page 75 While you are receiving a still image or computer picture from any other terminal, you cannot transmit a computer picture. When the PCS-TL33 or PCS-TL30 is used as a receiving terminal Data Solution Module attached Resolution No (Display on the PCS-TL33 or...
  • Page 76 When the PCS-1/1P, PCS-G70/G70P, or PCS-G50/G50P is used as a receiving terminal Monitor used to Output connector display the picture for a computer of the Data picture on solution Box receiving terminal VIDEO OUT 1 or VIDEO OUT 1 or VIDEO OUT 2 VIDEO OUT 2 on the communication...
  • Page 77: Chapter 6 Encrypted Videoconference Via Lan

    This chapter describes how to conduct an encrypted videoconference via LAN. The capability to conduct an encrypted videoconference via LAN is available only when using two PCS-TL33 units, or when the remote party uses a Sony Video Communication System PCS-1/1P, PCS-11/11P,...
  • Page 78 Connect with encryption Standard encryption connection available Connect without encryption Standard encryption connection available Encryption priority Connects only to remote parties with standard encrypted connection enabled. Connect with encryption Standard encryption connection available No connection Standard encryption connection available Using proprietary encryption Select “Proprietary”...
  • Page 79: Starting An Encrypted Videoconference Via Lan

    Starting an Encrypted Videoconference via LAN You can start an encrypted videoconference by calling a remote party in the same manner as a basic videoconference. During an encrypted videoconference via LAN, either the icon is displayed on the screen. icon appears when “Proprietary” is set as the signal encryption protocol, and appears when it is set to “Standard”.
  • Page 80: Chapter 7 Videoconference Using Sip

    Videoconference Using 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 this system and connection via a SIP server are required.
  • Page 81: Connection Examples For A Videoconference Using Sip

    Connect the Video Communication System in which the optional PCSA-SP1 SIP software has been installed to an IP phone and a SIP server via a hub. PCSA-SP1 SIP software PCS-TL33 to 100BASE-TX/10BASE-T UTP cable (category 5, straight, commercially available) to LAN...
  • Page 82: 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”. • Once the SIP software is installed in the Video Communication System, the software will not be used again.
  • Page 83: Starting A Videoconference Using Sip

    Edit Takanawa 0657896709 Jamie sip: jamie@abcd.com Marilyn sip: marilyn@sony.com Marvin sip: marvin1234@efgh... Point to and click on the icon with the mouse. The system begins dialing the selected remote party and “Dialing” appears on the display. When the connection to the remote party is established, the message “Communication starts!”...
  • Page 84: Putting A Videoconference On Hold

    For details, see “Receiving a Call From a Remote Party” on page 55. Putting a Videoconference on Hold Click the (Disconnect) button. A message appears on the screen. Select a button. Hold Transfer Disconnect Cancel Click “Hold”. The message “The call is on hold.” appears on the screen, and the videoconference enters a hold state.
  • Page 85: Chapter 8 Use As Computer Display

    When a computer is connected, you can either use a separate mouse for the PCS-TL33 and the computer, or you can link the PCS-TL33 and the computer using a USB cable (commercially available) and control both devices with the same mouse.
  • Page 86: Separate Mouse

    Separate Mouse Video Communication System PCS-TL33 Shared Mouse Video Communication System PCS-TL33 * Use a USB cable that is 3 m (10 ft.) or shorter. Using as Computer Display To mouse port To RGB IN connector To AUDIO IN jack...
  • Page 87: Displaying The Picture From The Computer

    Picture mode, and the video from the remote party is displayed as a window picture. To change the screen layout, press the the PCS-TL33 and bring up the setup menu bar. For details on selecting the display mode, see “Switching the Display” on page 61.
  • Page 88: Switching Between Videoconference Display And Computer Display

    Click Icon to go into the function. Click Icon to go into the function. Videoconference screen (setup menu) Notes • When the PCS-TL33 is not connected to a computer, pressing the (PC) button to switch to computer display will disable the mouse.
  • Page 89: Calling A Remote Party Or Receiving A Call At The Pc Screen

    Calling a Remote Party While PC Screen Is Shown While a computer image is shown on the display of the PCS-TL33, calling a remote party is not possible. You must first switch to the videoconference screen by pressing (Videoconference) button on the unit.
  • Page 90: Display Setup Menu For The Computer Picture

    Setting Press b to Press B to item Quality select “Vivid”, “Standard” or “Pro” Mode from the pull-down list. “Vivid” for bluish tone, or “Pro” for reddish tone. The “Standard” setting is between “Vivid” and “Pro”. Picture decrease increase picture picture contrast contrast Brightness darken the...
  • Page 91: Differences In Wide Mode Settings

    Differences in Wide Mode Settings The “Wide Mode” item in the Display Setup menu changes the display as follows. Normal Zoom Wide To reset to the default picture quality Click “Reset” button in the Display Setup menu. Notes • The setting items are different in videoconference mode and PC (computer display) mode.
  • Page 92: Chapter 9 Web Control Function

    Web Control Function This chapter introduces the Web Control Function which is used to operate the PCS-TL33 over a LAN. The Web Control Function helps you control the PCS-TL33, or change its setup configuration, using a Web browser installed on your PC, such as Internet Explorer. The following is a set of Operating Instructions for the Web Control Function.
  • Page 93: Identify A User

    Administrator Setup menu. How To Use the “Web Control” Window After logging in successfully, the “PCS-TL33 Web Control” window appears. Clicking the [Mic Off], [Videoconference], [PC], and [Menu] buttons in the window have the same effect as pressing the respective buttons on the actual unit.
  • Page 94: Select A Tool

    Displays the “Call Log” (only when “sonypcs” has been entered as the user name). [Monitor] Allows you to monitor images from the PCS-TL33. Note When “Web Monitor” in the Administrator Setup menu is set to “Off”, you cannot monitor the images.
  • Page 95: How To Use "controller

    When you click the [Controller] button, the on-screen control panel appears. By clicking the buttons on this control panel, you can control the PCS-TL33, sending still images, operating the camera, registering preset camera settings, and so on. For example, in order to preset and load a camera setting: a Set the camera at the desired position using the Camera Control buttons.
  • Page 96: How To Use "dial/disconnect

    How To Use “Dial/Disconnect” By clicking the [Dial/Disconnect] button, you can jump to the “Dial/Disconnect” page. To connect: a Enter the telephone number(s) of a remote party into the box(es): A1 (to C2) (When using a LAN, enter an IP address or a DNS name.) b Select the Line I/F, and configure any other necessary setting items.
  • Page 97: How To Use "phone Book

    How To Use “Phone Book” By clicking the [Phone Book] button, you can jump to the “Phone Book list” page. To connect: a Click sDial next to the index title that you are dialing. Then, the message, “Now dialing...” will appear. b After the connection is made, you will see the message, “Connect OK.,”...
  • Page 98: Phone Book-edit" Page

    “Phone Book-Edit” Page To edit the communication attribute (only when “super” or “sonypcs” has been entered as the user name): a Click sEdit... next to the index title whose communication attribute you want to edit or modify on the list page. Then, the “Phone Book-Edit”...
  • Page 99: Phone Book-new" Page

    “Phone Book-New” Page To register a new point (only when “super” or “sonypcs” has been entered as the user name): a Click sNew on the list page. The “Phone Book-New” page will appear. b Enter an index title into the Index box and telephone numbers into box(es) A1 (to C2).
  • Page 100: How To Use "setup

    How To Use “Setup” Click the [Setup] button, and you will jump to the “Answer” page. Click Answer, Communication, Audio, General, LAN, SIP, Screen Layout, Others on the left part of the screen, according to what you are setting up. To modify the attribute (only when “sonypcs”...
  • Page 101: How To Configure Kiosk Mode

    • The KIOSK Mode setting can only be configured using the Web Control Function. • For detailed information on the KIOSK Mode setting, consult your Sony dealer. a Click General on the left side of the page. The “General Setup” page will appear.
  • Page 102: To Display The "send Message" Page

    Enter the message you want to send into the Message box and click the [Send] button to send the message to the PCS-TL33. After the message is sent, “message send OK.” will be displayed and the screen will return to the “Send Message”...
  • Page 103: To Reset The System

    Click on the desired item. A dialog box will appear. b Click the [OK] button. “System Restart” Resets the PCS-TL33 system. “Erase Configuration Setup” Returns to the factory setting values. “Erase Phone Book” Erases all information saved in the “Phone Book.”...
  • Page 104: How To Use "status & Info

    How To Use “Status & Info” Click the [Info] button, and the “Information” page will appear. When the PCS-TL33 is on-line, the “Communication Status,” “Line Status,” and “Machine Information” page appears, and during otherwise, the “Line Status” and “Machine Information” page appears.
  • Page 105: To Display The Cause Code List

    To Display the Cause Code List By clicking Cause on the left part of the page, you can jump to the “Cause Code” page, and see the Cause Code list. To Display the Call Log By clicking Call Log on the left part of the page, you can jump to the “Call Log”...
  • Page 106: How To Use "monitor

    How To Use “Monitor” When you click the [Monitor] button, the “Monitor” page appears in a separate window allowing you to monitor images from the PCS-TL33. Note When “Web Monitor” in the Administrator Setup menu is set to “Off”, you cannot monitor the images.
  • Page 107: Appendix

    Appendix Screen Indicators The following indicators are displayed during videoconferences. Indicator Meaning Rejecting incoming calls.* Memory stick inserted in the memory stick slot.* Sending still images. Receiving still images. DSM data being sent or received. Receiving whiteboard images. Videoconference being held with standard encryption.
  • Page 108: On Screen Messages

    On Screen Messages Check the following if a message appears on the display when operating the Video Communication System. Message Now obtaining an IP address via DHCP. Configure the DNS address or use the IP address to dial. Access to the DNS server has failed. Check the PPPoE DNS settings.
  • Page 109 When using an SIP connection, H.235 encryption is not available for encrypted videoconferences. Connection could not be established for example because the remote party uses media not supported by the PCS-TL33. Connection could not be established for example because of a SIP server error. Check the SIP server.
  • Page 110 Message The remote terminal may not be registered in gatekeeper. Contact the gatekeeper administrator. Call not responded. The entered password for the encryption feature is not correct. At least thirteen characters are required as a password for the encryption feature. Temperature is abnormal.
  • Page 111 Message Name is not translated to IP address (DNS error). Check LAN configuration. Reference to DNS has failed. Check LAN configuration. Now upgrading. Wait for a while. Wrong password. Check the user name or user number for dialing is correct. Busy line - Connection not possible.
  • Page 112 Message The remote party is unable to connect. Cannot connect because the line is busy. The connection was canceled by the remote party. Connection failed. 4xx response received. 5xx response received. The connection was canceled by the remote party. 6xx response received. Cannot connect using IPELA VC Link under the current settings.
  • Page 113 Book are not correct. Symptom No connection. Solution Press the power switch on the right side (page 17). Consult your Sony dealer. Adjust the sound volume by pressing the VOLUME + button on the PCS-TL33 (page 57). Ask the remote party to turn on the microphone.
  • Page 114 Specifications Solution Specifications Ask the remote party to permit answering a call. PCS-TL33 Video Communication System This unit is compliant with ITU-T Recommendations Ask the remote H.323 and IETF SIP. party to set the terminal to auto Motion picture...
  • Page 115 Remote control Far end camera control H.281 (compliant with ITU-T Recommendation) Camera Image device 1/3.8 inch color CMOS Total pixel count: approx. 1.33 million Effective pixel count: approx. 1.28 million Lens f = 2.1 mm F = 1:2.4 Horizontal angle: approx. 87° Vertical angle: approx.
  • Page 116 Ricoh Co., Ltd. Note Always verify that the unit is operating properly before use. SONY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMPENSATION OR REIMBURSEMENT ON ACCOUNT OF THE LOSS OF PRESENT OR...
  • Page 117: Acceptable Rgb Input/output Signals

    XGA VESA 75 Hz 1280 × 768 WXGA VESA 60 Hz* * Cannot be transmitted by the PCSA-DSM1 Data Solution Module. PCSA-DSM1 Data Solution Module (RGB IN) (Connector located on PCS-TL33) Picture element Signal format 640 × 480 VGA mode Macintosh 13"...
  • Page 118: Pin Assignment

    Pin Assignment 100BASE-TX/10BASE-T port Modular port Signal TPOPTX+ TPONTX- TPIPRX+ TPINRX- RGB IN connector Mini D-sub 15-pin (female) Signal GREEN BLUE RED. GND GREEN. GND BLUE. GND SYNC. GND HSYNC VSYNC Specifications RS-232C connector D-sub 9-pin (male) Signal Description Transmit+ Transmit- Receive+ Receive-...
  • Page 119: Pin Assignment On Optional Board Connectors

    “TCP Port Number” and “UDP Port Number”. For example, when “TCP Port Number” is set to “3000” and “UDP Port Number” is set to “3100”, the PCS-TL33 uses the following port numbers. Signal...
  • Page 120: Videoconferencing Room Layout

    Videoconferencing Room Layout Layout example 1.5 m (4.92 ft) 2.8 m(9.19 ft) Camera Range represents the shooting area of the camera when the zoom has been extended fully. Use the measurements below as a guide for the layout of your videoconference room.
  • Page 121: Glossary

    Glossary An abbreviation for Common Intermediate Format. This format allows communication between different color systems (NTSC and PAL). 352 pixels × 288 lines Codec An abbreviation for Coder-Decoder. An integrated device of a coder that converts an analog audio/video signal to a digital data stream and compresses it, and a decoder for expanding to restore the original analog signal.
  • Page 122 SNMP An abbreviation for Simple Network Management Protocol. This protocol is for management information between the management station and the managed terminals. This enables the monitoring of Sony Video Communication Systems. SPID An abbreviation for Service Profile ID. Inputting the information data in the TOS field of the IP address allows the communication system to judge the packet transmission priority, etc.
  • Page 123: 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. Launcher One Touch Dial (page 49) (page 52) Phone Book List Edit (page 53) History Dial, Save, Delete (page 42)
  • Page 124 A Status & Info. (page 51) * Does not display if no communications have been held since the power was turned on. B Answer Setup (page 25) C Device Setup (page 25) Menu Configuration (Page:1/4)* Line I/F Far End Camera Control Audio Mode Video Mode Frame Rate...
  • Page 125 D Audio Setup (Page:1/1) Beep Sound Sound Effect (page 27) Dial Tone Ringer Level Headphone Ringer Level PC Volume Call Volume E LAN Setup (Page:1/3) DHCP Mode (page 27) Host Name IP Address Network Mask Gateway Address DNS Address (Page:2/3) NAT Mode WAN IP Address Port Number Used...
  • Page 126 G Communication Mode Dial (page 29) Menu Configuration Video Mode Auto, H.264, MPEG4, H.263+, H.261, SIP:No-Video * (Page:1/3) Video Frame Auto, 15fps, 30fps Audio Mode Auto, MPEG4 Audio, G.722, G.729, G.728, G.711 LAN Bandwidth 64kbps, 128kbps, 256kbps, 384kbps, 512kbps, 768kbps, 1024kbps, 1536kbps, 2048kbps, User Input Input LAN Bandwidth...
  • Page 127 H Administrator Setup (Page:1/11) Administrator Password (page 32) Phone Book Modification Password Remote Access Passward Web Monitor Web Access Save Phone Book Load Phone Book Create Private Phone Book Delete Private Phone Book Copy to Private Phone Book Auto Dialing (Page:2/11) Gatekeeper Mode Gatekeeper Address...
  • Page 128 I Display Setup Videoconference (page 36) J Display Setup PC (page 36) Menu Configuration Quality Mode Vivid, Standard, Pro * Picture 0~100(50) Brightness 0~100(50) Backlight 0~100(70) Reset Wide Mode Normal, Wide, Zoom * When Japanese is selected in the Initial Setup Wizard, “Standard” is the default setting.
  • Page 129 Sony Corporation...

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