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E-829-100-11 (1)
Wireless Network
Connection
Setup Guide
Rev. 1.00
Software Version 3.20
CBK-WA100/101
© 2019 Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc.

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  • Page 1 E-829-100-11 (1) Wireless Network Connection Setup Guide Rev. 1.00 Software Version 3.20 CBK-WA100/101 © 2019 Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Chapter 1 Overview Chapter 2 Use Cases 2.1. Live Workflow in XDCAM air Example Use Cases ....6 2.1.1. Live Streaming ..............7 2.1.2. Intercom Operation............7 2.1.3. Camera Remote Control ..........8 2.2. File Workflow in XDCAM air Example Use Case ....9 2.2.1.
  • Page 3 5.3.4. Networks Combinations ..........26 5.4. Network Client Mode Settings ......... 27 5.4.1. Connection Compatibility ..........28 5.5. Network Communication Test.......... 29 5.5.1. 4G/LTE USB Modem ............29 5.5.2. Wireless LAN ..............29 5.5.3. Wired LAN ..............30 5.6. Network Client Mode Communication Test.......31 5.6.1. XDCAM air................31 5.6.2.
  • Page 4 Chapter 12 Troubleshooting 12.1. Network................45 12.1.1. 4G/LTE USB Modem............45 12.1.2. Wireless LAN ..............46 12.1.3. Wired LAN ..............46 12.2. Network Client Mode ............47 12.3. Use Cases ............... 48 12.3.1. Live Streaming .............. 48 12.3.2. Camera Remote Control..........48 12.3.3.
  • Page 5 This Setup Guide describes the preparation for the use cases listed on the following pages, and the daily checks required when using a Sony camcorder with a CBK-WA100/101-wireless adapter. Common items for use cases are listed in chapters 3 and 5, and individual items for each use case are listed separately in chapters 4 and 6 to 11.
  • Page 6: Chapter 2 Use Cases

    Use Cases Chapter This section shows the typical use cases. Each use case may vary by the number of users. Choose the use case that is most similar to your operation for reference. 2.1. Live Workflow in XDCAM air Example Use Cases The following diagram shows three typical use cases.
  • Page 7: Live Streaming

    2.1.1. Live Streaming Shoulder Camcorders e.g. PXW-X400 QoS Stream SNS output Cloud Services Handheld Camcorders i.e. XDCAM air e.g. PXW-Z280/Z190 QoS Stream SDI output Camera Operators Studio Operators in the field in the station Live streaming with QoS control is supported with XDCAM air or Network RX Station. Setup checkpoints TX side Camcorder Settings...
  • Page 8: Camera Remote Control

    2.1.3. Camera Remote Control Shoulder Camcorders e.g. PXW-X400 XDCAM air Remote Control Handheld Camcorders e.g. PXW-Z280/Z190 *) This feature is most likely used in “One-man Reporter” case. Camera Operators Studio Operators in the field in the station Supported camera remote control functions •...
  • Page 9: File Workflow In Xdcam Air Example Use Case

    2.2. File Workflow in XDCAM air Example Use Case The following diagram shows three typical use cases. NRCS Shoulder Camcorders (3rd party) File Naming with e.g. PXW-X400 Planning Metadata XDCAM air File Naming News Story XDCAM air Proxy Auto-Upload Proxy Clip upload Preview &...
  • Page 10: Proxy Auto Upload

    (3rd party) Camera Operators Studio Operators in the field in the station Setup checkpoints TX side CBK-WA100/101 Settings: Auto Upload Related Equipment (Wireless LAN/LTE/Wired LAN) RX side FTP Server Settings 2.2.3. Upload to FTP Server Shoulder Camcorders e.g. PXW-X400 XDCAM air ...
  • Page 11 Setup checkpoints TX side Camcorder Settings (with CBK-WA100/101): none Related Equipment (Wireless LAN/LTE/Wired LAN) RX side CCM File List UI Proxy Playback and Proxy File Pull CCM Cut Edit using Proxy Request to camcorder for Partial File Transfer...
  • Page 12: Chapter 3 Preparation

    3.1.1. 4G/LTE USB Modem The supported USB modem models vary depending on the country or region. For details, contact a Sony professional sales representative. “Single Link” and “Dual Link” are both supported for the Live Streaming Operation use case. “Single Link” uses one network, while “Dual Link” uses multiple networks for streaming.
  • Page 13: Wired Lan

    3.1.3. Wired LAN Check Wired LAN settings before configuring the camcorder’s network settings. The following information is required. • Whether the IP address is set by DHCP or manually • Whether DNS is set automatically or manually...
  • Page 14: Network Client Mode (Ncm)

    3.2. Network Client Mode (NCM) Check the XDCAM air or Network RX Station settings information before configuring the camcorder’s network client mode settings. The following information is required. • URL or IP address for Connection Control Manager (CCM) • Port to use •...
  • Page 15: Ftp Server

    3.3. FTP Server An FTP server must be prepared for file transfers. For secure transfer, the use of FTPS is recommended. The following information is required. • CA certificate • Server URL or IP address • User name • Password For the FTP server settings, a wireless LAN network is required.
  • Page 16: Chapter 4 Setup To-Do List

    Setup To-Do List Chapter This section describes the “To-Do List” for each use case. The Network settings and Network Client Mode settings are common to each use case. 4.1. To-Do List for “Live Streaming” Table 1. To-Do List for “Live Streaming” 5.2.
  • Page 17: To-Do List For "File Naming Using Planning Metadata

    4.4. To-Do List for “File Naming using Planning Metadata” Table 3. To-Do List for “File Naming using Planning Metadata” Item and Link 5.2. Assembling 5.3. Network Settings 5.4. Network Client Mode Settings 5.5. Network Communication Test 5.6. Network Client Mode Communication Test 9.1.
  • Page 18: Chapter 5 Common Setup

    Common Setup Chapter 5.1. Equipment for Wireless Solution Table 6. Equipment List Wireless LAN USB devices IFU-WML3 CBK-WA02 Supports 5 GHz Wireless LAN. CBK-NA1E is bundled with CBK-WA02. Other USB devices USB modem CBK-NA1 Network Adapter Kit. This kit comprises the CBK-NA1R for wired LAN and CBK-NA1E.
  • Page 19: Assembling

    Dual Link for “Live Streaming” operation Figure 2. Attaching wireless LAN USB device and USB modem to CBK-DL1 Note Two USB modems can be attached to the CBK-DL1. Connect a USB cable to the CBK-WA100/101 for communication with the camcorder.
  • Page 20: Network Settings

    (see The user name and password for access authentication are required to log in using the web menu of the CBK-WA100/101. For security, set the user name and password by yourself. It is recommended that you set a password with a sufficiently long character string that is hard to guess by others, and that you store it safely.
  • Page 21: Wireless Lan

    If two USB modems are attached using the CBK-DL1, the information for both modems appears in the web menu. 5.3.2. Wireless LAN 5.3.2.1. Wireless LAN Station mode settings Start the unit in wireless LAN access point mode, and connect to the CBK-WA100/101 from a mobile device. Access the web menu, and select Settings > Station Settings.
  • Page 22 Status LED lights up green and the ST LED lights up blue. If the connection with the mobile device is lost, connect the mobile device to the network of the registered SSID. Check the IP address of the CBK-WA100/101 on the configuration screen for the access point to connect to.
  • Page 23 When operating normally in AP mode, the AP icon appears on the LCD panel of the camcorder. Connect a mobile device to the CBK-WA100/101 in access point mode. The SSID of the CBK-WA100/101 appears in the network list on the mobile device. The SSID and key are inscribed on the side of the CBK-WA100/101.
  • Page 24 Tap the global menu icon and select Settings (or tap the Settings button) to display the Settings screen, select the AP Settings menu item, and check the current AP mode settings. You can change the key for the SSID on this screen.
  • Page 25: Wired Lan

    5.3.3. Wired LAN Attach a wireless LAN USB device and RJ45 Adapter (CBK-NA1R), and turn on the power. Access the web menu via wireless LAN to display the Wired LAN Settings screen. Tap the global menu icon, and select Settings > Wired LAN Settings. The following information is required.
  • Page 26: Networks Combinations

    5.3.4. Networks Combinations You can connect to several networks simultaneously using the CBK-DL1. Note 4G/LTE and wired LAN cannot be used simultaneously. Only 4G/LTE is used. Two wireless LAN devices cannot be used simultaneously. Table 7. Network Combinations Connect to Connect to USB (Host) 2 Comments USB (Host) 1...
  • Page 27: Network Client Mode Settings

    5.4. Network Client Mode Settings Check that the Date Time settings are correct before configuring the Network Client Mode settings. Access the web menu, and select Settings > System Settings > Date & Time. Set Date & Time to the current date and time. Register an NTP server and set Adjust Data on boot to On to obtain and adjust time information over the Internet.
  • Page 28: Connection Compatibility

    When Proxy Format Size is set to HD/SD Auto, the Proxy Recording setting is set to Off and cannot be changed. Tap the OK button. You can set [Preset1] for XDCAM air and [Preset2] for Network RX Station. 5.4.1. Connection Compatibility CBK-WA100/101 firmware version V2.4 or lower V3.0 V3.1 V3.2 Network RX Station firmware Lower than V1.7.0...
  • Page 29: Network Communication Test

    5.5.2. Wireless LAN After configuring a wireless LAN, the next step is to test for network communication via the wireless LAN. Turn on the CBK-WA100/101, and check that the Wi-Fi mode status indicator appears on the camcorder LCD screen. When the network connection is working correctly, the Wi-Fi mode status indicator appears.
  • Page 30: Wired Lan

    5.5.3. Wired LAN After configuring a wired LAN, the next step is to test for network communication via the wired LAN. Turn on the camcorder, and check that the LAN status indicator appears on the camcorder LCD screen. When the network connection is working correctly, the LAN status indicator appears. “12.1.3.
  • Page 31: Network Client Mode Communication Test

    5.6. Network Client Mode Communication Test After the network communication test is successful, the next step is to test Network Client Mode. Select Settings > Network Client Mode Settings, and select Preset in the drop-down list. Note The display name “XDCAM air” of Preset 1 is used as an example. 5.6.1.
  • Page 32: Network Rx Station

    After activation, the NCM icon appears on the camcorder LCD screen and thumbnails appear on the CCM UI screen. “12.2. Network Client Mode” If you experience any difficulty, see in the Troubleshooting section. 5.6.2. Network RX Station Select System Settings > Network Client Mode Settings in the web menu, the set Network Client to On and tap the OK button.
  • Page 33 “12.2. Network Client Mode” If you experience any difficulty, see in the Troubleshooting section.
  • Page 34: Chapter 6 Setup For "Live Streaming

    For “Live Streaming”, check the Network Client Mode settings. Settings > Network Client Mode Settings > Proxy Recording can be set to On or Off. When set to On, there are CBK-WA100/101 limitations on the streaming and proxy recording functions. Table 8. Relationship between streaming and proxy recording...
  • Page 35: Streaming Test

    Note If Proxy Recording > Size is set to “HD/SD Auto (9M/6Mbps)”, proxy recording cannot be started after the Network Client Mode setting is set to On. 6.2. Streaming Test After checking that Network Client Mode communication is successful, you can check QoS streaming. This test is controlled from the CCM UI.
  • Page 36: Chapter 7 Setup For "Intercom Operation

    Setup for “Intercom Operation” Chapter Not supported.
  • Page 37: Chapter 8 Setup For "Camera Remote Control

    Setup for “Camera Remote Control” Chapter 8.1. Camcorder Settings For camera remote operation via a network, set Maintenance > Wi-Fi Settings > Wi-Fi Remote in the setup menu to Enable. This function is available only on Network RX Station. 8.2. Camera Remote Test After checking that Network Client Mode communication is successful, you can check camera remote operation.
  • Page 38: Chapter 9 Setup For "File Naming Using Planning Metadata

    Setup for “File Naming using Planning Metadata” Chapter 9.1. Camcorder Settings For setting file names using planning metadata, the following settings must be configured. Select Operation > Clip > in the setup menu, and set Auto Naming to Plan. Select Operation > Clip > in the setup menu, and set Name Display to On. Note If Proxy Recording Size is set to “HD/SD Auto (9M/6Mbps), proxy recording cannot be started after the Network Client Mode setting is set to On.
  • Page 39: Chapter 10 Setup For "Proxy Auto Upload

    Chapter 10.1. Camcorder Settings For automatically uploading proxy files, the following setting must be configured on the CBK-WA100/101. Select Settings > Upload Settings in the menu, and set Auto Upload to On. When Auto Upload is set to On, the uploading of proxy files to a destination server after proxy recording is enabled.
  • Page 40: Ftp Server Settings

    Note You can find the user name and password in Maintenance > Basic Authentication in the setup menu. Enter the user name and password to access the CBK-WA100/101. After accessing successfully, the Device Status screen appears in the web menu.
  • Page 41 To use your own FTP server, tap the Create New button and specify the server settings. Depending on the network environment, the FTP port may be closed. In this case, you can specify a different port with the host name. For example, if Host Name is “XXX.YYY.ZZZ” and Port is “123”, enter “XXX.YYY.ZZZ:123”.
  • Page 42: Ftp Server Communication Test

    10.3. FTP Server Communication Test After checking that Network Client Mode communication is successful, you can check communication with the FTP server. If NCM: RX Server was selected as the FTP server, this test is controlled from the CCM UI. If you use your own FTP server, you can test proxy file transfer using a web browser.
  • Page 43 Select a server in the Upload Server list and enter the destination directory, then tap the Transfer button. The Job List screen appears. Status: “Waiting” indicates that file transfer is pending. “E03-003” or “E03-005” indicates that an error has occurred. “Completed”...
  • Page 44: Camcorder Settings

    Chapter 11.1. Camcorder Settings For uploading original files to an FTP server, the following setup is required. Connect the camcorder to the CBK-WA100/101 using a USB cable. 11.2. FTP Server Settings “10.2. FTP Server Settings” 11.3. FTP Server Communication Test “10.3.
  • Page 45: Chapter 12 Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Chapter 12.1. Network 12.1.1. 4G/LTE USB Modem Problem: Cannot connect to network via modem Display or Message Reason & Solution 3G/4G icon is not displayed on Cannot detect USB modem device. the camcorder LCD panel If the Status LED is flashing, the modem is not supported. Check whether the modem is “3.1.1.
  • Page 46: Wireless Lan

    The WIRELESS switch is set to the AP position, selecting access point mode. camcorder LCD panel In this case, the CBK-WA100/101 is connected to the local network, and cannot connect to the Internet. AP icon is not displayed on the Cannot detect USB Wi-Fi device.
  • Page 47: Network Client Mode

    Reason & Solution NCM icon is not displayed on the The CBK-WA100/101 has not been activated from the CCM UI of XDCAM air. camcorder LCD panel. Check the CCM UI whether Settings > Resource > Transmitter > TX setting is set to “Connecting”...
  • Page 48: Use Cases

    Reason & Solution Proxy recording of the Network Client Mode settings is set to On. “6.1. Camcorder Settings” Check the CBK-WA100/101 settings for Live Streaming (see Problem: Cannot connect to network using Dual Link Display or Message Reason & Solution If two Ethernet type modems are used for DHCP, IP address conflicts may occur.
  • Page 49: Proxy Auto Upload

    CCM UI Check whether streaming is working or not (see Job List in CCM UI has no entries. Auto upload setting of CBK-WA100/101 is set to Off. Check Settings > Upload Settings > Auto Upload in the web menu.
  • Page 50: Upload To Ftp Server

    CCM UI Check whether streaming is working or not (see Job List in CCM UI has no entries. Auto upload setting of CBK-WA100/101 is set to Off. Check Settings > Upload Settings > Auto Upload in the web menu.
  • Page 51: Revision History

    Revision History Date Description Modified by Revision December, 2019 1st Revision – 1.00...

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