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Help Guide
NETWORK RX STATION
PWS-100RX1 / PWS-110RX1 / PWS-110RX1A
This guide describes a system for live streaming on the Internet using the PWS-100RX1.
It describes the required steps for connecting to a camcorder in the field, registering and configuring PWS-100RX1 units,
and starting streaming.
About model names in the Help Guide
This Help Guide applies to the PWS-100RX1, PWS-110RX1, and PWS-110RX1A. Functions that are common to all
models are described as belonging to the PWS-100RX1. All references to the PWS-100RX1 model apply equally to the
PWS-110RX1 and PWS-110RX1A models. Differences in functions according to the model are described separately for
each model.
Overview
Features
System Configuration Examples
Setup and Operation Flow
Starting and Exiting
Turning Devices On
Launching the Connection Control Manager Admin Screen
Importing a Certificate
Screen Description
Structure of the Streaming Screen
Structure of the File Transfer Screen
Structure of the Settings Screen
Receiver System Settings
Configuring Connection Control Manager Preferences
Registering Receivers
Configuring Connection Control Manager Receiver and Output Settings
Transmitter Device Settings
Setting the Wireless Adapter to Network Client Mode
Ver.1.11 or later
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  • Page 1 Ver.1.11 or later This guide describes a system for live streaming on the Internet using the PWS-100RX1. It describes the required steps for connecting to a camcorder in the field, registering and configuring PWS-100RX1 units, and starting streaming. About model names in the Help Guide This Help Guide applies to the PWS-100RX1, PWS-110RX1, and PWS-110RX1A.
  • Page 2 Streaming Operations Starting Streaming Displaying Shooting Locations on a Map Displaying the Camcorder Control Screen File Transfer Operations Transferring Camcorder Clips to an FTP Server Intercom Operations Intercom Operations Others Adding Licenses Supported Formats Restrictions Trademarks 4-746-464-14(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 3 Ver.1.11 or later Features This unit is a system for live streaming over a network. The PWS-100RX1 receives streaming video transmitted from a shooting location using a camcorder which has a network function, and outputs SDI signals for live streaming.
  • Page 4 PWS-100RX1 unit acting as both streaming receiver and connection manager, and another unit acting as a streaming receiver. When using a multiple unit configuration, control the units from a web browser on a client PC, and not the PWS-100RX1 units themselves.
  • Page 5 A separate license is required to use an intercom. Saving video images during streaming to a file Network storage connected to the same network as a PWS-100RX1 unit can be used to store video images during streaming. When storing video images during streaming, control the unit from a web browser on a client PC, and not the PWS-...
  • Page 6 Related Topic Features 4-746-464-14(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 7 Configure the required network settings to connect the PWS-100RX1 units installed within a broadcasting station with the camcorders in the field or with XDCAM pocket. Configuring Connection Control Manager Preferences Configure the preferences on one PWS-100RX1 unit within the system to function as the Connection Control Manager. Registering Receivers Register the PWS-100RX1 units that will start Streaming Receiver in the Connection Control Manager using the Initialization Tool.
  • Page 8 Note There is no power switch on the PWS-100RX1. The unit is in either standby state or on state when the power cord is connected. The power can be completely turned off by disconnecting the power cord, but first check that the On/Standby button indicator is lit red before removing the power cord.
  • Page 9 Help Guide NETWORK RX STATION PWS-100RX1 / PWS-110RX1 / PWS-110RX1A Ver.1.11 or later Launching the Connection Control Manager Admin Screen Use the following procedure on a client PC connected to the same network as the system to connect to the Connection Control Manager.
  • Page 10 Click the [Next] button, then click the [Finish] button. Register the PWS-100RX1 host name in the hosts file (C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts). You can check the host name by running the hostname command from the command prompt of the PWS-100RX1. After registering, check that you can access “https://<PWS-100RX1_host_name>:443”.
  • Page 11 3. Receiver area Displays the streaming receiving devices in thumbnail view or list view. In thumbnail view, thumbnails, streaming status (Streaming/Unstable/Stopped/Reserved/Offline), names of transmitting devices (camcorder model or XDCAM pocket), names of receiving devices (PWS-100RX1 units), bit rate, and streaming...
  • Page 12 Streaming tab Source: Displays the name of the streaming device. Output to: Selects the PWS-100RX1 or SDI port streaming output destination. Cannot be modified while streaming is in progress. Intercom: Turns the intercom function on/off. It also displays the status of the intercom function. For details about the status, see “Intercom...
  • Page 13 Start button: Starts streaming. Stop button: Stops streaming. 4-746-464-14(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 14 Help Guide NETWORK RX STATION PWS-100RX1 / PWS-110RX1 / PWS-110RX1A Ver.1.11 or later Structure of the File Transfer Screen The File Transfer screen is used to configure settings for transferring clips from a camcorder to an FTP server. It is used to specify the clips to transfer and to control transfer jobs.
  • Page 15 Related Topic Structure of the Streaming Screen Transferring Camcorder Clips to an FTP Server Configuring Connection Control Manager Receiver and Output Settings 4-746-464-14(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 16 Structure of the Settings Screen The Settings screen is used to configure the Connection Control Manager (CCM), the transmitting camcorders, and receiving PWS-100RX1 units. You switch between pages using the tabs along the top of the screen. [CCM] tab Configures Connection Control Manager settings.
  • Page 17 PWS-110RX1A only. A separate license is required to use this function. H.265/HEVC transmission is not performed if H.265/HEVC is not supported by the transmitter device or if H.265/HEVC is not enabled on the transmitter device. [Intercom] To use the intercom function, link the camcorder with the PWS-100RX1 on the receiver side under [Receiver Audio Ch.].
  • Page 18 Name: Enter the name to display in the Connection Control Manager. External Host Name: Enter the IP address or host name for accessing the PWS-100RX1 unit from the Internet. External Port Range: Enter the number of the first UDP port used for receiving streaming content from the Internet.
  • Page 19 [Black] is specified, a black screen image is output. If [User Image] is specified, specify an image file for display as the output image (1920×1080 resolution JPEG or BMP image) using the Initialization Tool. MSQ Info: Displays information about the MSQ-S321 units (SDI output boards) installed. 4-746-464-14(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 20: Configuring Network Settings

    Configuring Network Settings Connect the PWS-100RX1 units to the network within the broadcasting station. To connect the PWS-100RX1 units to the camcorders in the field, it is also necessary to configure settings connecting the LAN and WAN within the broadcasting station and the camcorder settings.
  • Page 21 Ver.1.11 or later Configuring Connection Control Manager Preferences A single PWS-100RX1 unit within a system has the role of registering and managing the other PWS-100RX1 units, camcorders, and SDI outputs. Launch the Connection Control Manager of the PWS-100RX1 unit, and configure settings.
  • Page 22 4-746-464-14(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 23 Ver.1.11 or later Registering Receivers Register the PWS-100RX1 units in the system using the Initialization Tool. This operation is required for all PWS- 100RX1 units configured to receive streaming content. Turn on the PWS-100RX1 unit for which to configure Streaming Receiver preferences.
  • Page 24 Select the PWS-100RX1 unit you want to configure. Enter the name of the PWS-100RX1 unit for display in the Connection Control Manager in [Name]. External Host Name: Enter the IP address or host name for accessing the PWS-100RX1 unit from the Internet.
  • Page 25 Structure of the Settings Screen Configuring Network Settings Configuring Connection Control Manager Preferences Registering Receivers Structure of the File Transfer Screen 4-746-464-14(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 26 Configure network client mode. Turn on network client mode. Note For details about attaching and configuration, refer to the manuals for the camcorder and wireless adapter. Synchronize the date and time on the wireless adapter with the PWS-100RX1. 4-746-464-14(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 27 Open the settings menu on the camcorder. Configure network client mode. Turn on network client mode. Note For details about attaching and configuration, refer to the manual for the camcorder. Synchronize the date and time on the camcorder with the PWS-100RX1. 4-746-464-14(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 28 Help Guide NETWORK RX STATION PWS-100RX1 / PWS-110RX1 / PWS-110RX1A Ver.1.11 or later Configuring XDCAM pocket When using XDCAM pocket, use the following procedure to start shooting using XDCAM pocket. Launch XDCAM pocket on a smartphone. In XDCAM pocket, open [Settings] > [Connection].
  • Page 29 Help Guide NETWORK RX STATION PWS-100RX1 / PWS-110RX1 / PWS-110RX1A Ver.1.11 or later Starting Streaming Use the following procedure to start and stop streaming from the Streaming screen of the Connection Control Manager. Specify the transmitter device at the shooting location, and enable streaming transmission.
  • Page 30 4-746-464-14(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 31 Help Guide NETWORK RX STATION PWS-100RX1 / PWS-110RX1 / PWS-110RX1A Ver.1.11 or later Displaying Shooting Locations on a Map You can display shooting locations, derived from location information received from the transmitter device using GPS, on a map. The GPS function of the transmitter device must be enabled to use this function. For details, refer to the manual for the transmitter device.
  • Page 32 Help Guide NETWORK RX STATION PWS-100RX1 / PWS-110RX1 / PWS-110RX1A Ver.1.11 or later Displaying the Camcorder Control Screen You can open the camcorder control screen from the Connection Control Manager to control the camcorder. Perform the following procedure on the Streaming screen.
  • Page 33 Help Guide NETWORK RX STATION PWS-100RX1 / PWS-110RX1 / PWS-110RX1A Ver.1.11 or later Transferring Camcorder Clips to an FTP Server You can transfer camcorder clips to an FTP server under control from the Connection Control Manager. Perform the following procedure on the File Transfer screen.
  • Page 34 To use the intercom function, set the [Intercom] switch to the ON position on the [Streaming] tab of the Streaming screen. The status of the intercom function is displayed on the [Intercom] switch. Offline: Intercom is offline on the transmitter side or the PWS-100RX1 side. Or the intercom function was disabled using the Initialization Tool.
  • Page 35 Note For details about obtaining a license, consult your local Sony representative. Check the [Unique Device ID] of the device on which to use the license. Check the [Unique Device ID] of the device on which to use the license in [License] on the [CCM] tab of the Settings screen.
  • Page 36 Help Guide NETWORK RX STATION PWS-100RX1 / PWS-110RX1 / PWS-110RX1A Ver.1.11 or later Supported Formats The following streaming video formats are supported by the system. Output formats 1920×1080 59.94p, 59.94i, 50p, 50i 1280×720 59.94p, 50p 720×576 720×480 59.94i 4-746-464-14(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 37 A short delay may occur after setting the camcorder (and wireless adapter) to network client mode until thumbnails are displayed in the Source area of the Connection Control Manager. Services may be modified, stopped, or terminated without notice. Sony does not assume any responsibility for services provided by third parties.
  • Page 38 Help Guide NETWORK RX STATION PWS-100RX1 / PWS-110RX1 / PWS-110RX1A Ver.1.11 or later Trademarks Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing Administrator, Inc.

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