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X-618 Public Address System
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2000061139 X-618 Commissioning Manual_FCC_V1.3
M_2000061139_EN_1.0

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  • Page 1 X-618 Public Address System Commissioning Manual 2000061139 X-618 Commissioning Manual_FCC_V1.3 M_2000061139_EN_1.0...
  • Page 2 The contents of this document are subject to revision without notice due to continued progress in methodology, design, and manufacturing. Honeywell shall have no liability for any error or damage of any kind resulting from the use of this document.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Table of Contents ..........................2 Preface ............................. 4 Brief Introduction ............................4 Intended Reader ............................4 Relevant Documents ..........................4 Use Instructions ............................4 Overview ............................ 5 Software Features ............................5 Software Installation ......................... 6 Run Environment ............................6 Software Installation ...........................
  • Page 4 Select Language ............................54 Adding New Languages ........................... 55...
  • Page 5: Preface

    Preface Thank you for purchasing the X-618 Public Address System. Please carefully read this manual prior to product use to ensure correct use of the system. Brief Introduction This manual describes the basic operations and settings for the X-618 Config software, contained...
  • Page 6: Overview

    The X-618 Config software can be configured online or offline. If the software is configured offline, the configuration data is saved as a project file. The project file (configuration data) is then uploaded to the system the device is connected to.
  • Page 7: Software Installation

    The X-618 Config software is easy to install by following an installation wizard. Put the X-618 system CD into the CD-ROM drive, click X-618 System Commissioning Tool in the Autorun view or double-click the installation program X-618 Config.exe, and the X-618 Config installation wizard window displays as shown in Figure 1.
  • Page 8: Software Uninstallation

    Click Yes to uninstall the X-618 Config software and all of its components. The prompt dialog “Some content cannot be deleted, you can manually remove them” is displayed. Click OK. Note: If you want to delete the remaining files manually, you can find and delete the X-618 Config software folder within the installation directory.
  • Page 9: Basic Operations

    Running the Software Note: Make sure X-SMART software and the X-618 Config software are not running at the same time. If the X-SMART software is running, the X-618 Contig software cannot be run. The steps for running the software are as follows: ...
  • Page 10: Main Window

    Main Window The identifiers of the various views in the Config software main window are shown in Figure 4. Title bar Menu bar Navigation buttons Project Main view explorer view Figure 4 Main Window Menu Bar Menu bar includes Project, Tools and Help, and provides some basic operations. ...
  • Page 11: Navigation Buttons

    “Upgrade DCS/NRI/X-NPMS Firmware” and “Select Language” etc.  Help The Help menu of the X-618 Config software provides the software version information and the help information for the operation of the software. Navigation Buttons For making system configuration convenient, there are 4 navigation buttons in the top of the view, so the users can find the specific setting subjects quickly.
  • Page 12: Project Explorer View

    Project Explorer View The project explorer view shows all devices and groups in the system. It is necessary to select the devices to make the relevant configurations one by one.  Project Explorer The Project explorer is shown in a tree like structure. The first level shows the project name, the second level shows the groups, and the third level shows all the detailed devices.
  • Page 13: Configuration Guide

    4 Configuration Guide The X-DCS3000, X-NPMS, NRI can be configured through the X-618 Config software. X-Config Configurations Flow Chart: New project Open project Group operation (Add, Rename, Delete) Edit project Device operation (Add, Copy, Paste, Rename, Delete) Set the basic parameters of the device...
  • Page 14: Preparation

    Project Settings All the settings for the X-618 system are based on the concept of a “project”. A project comprises of many groups which form from DCS subsystems, NRI, and X-NPMS. Each subsystem is a system unit that has a DCS with a power amplifier and corresponding speaker circuits.
  • Page 15: New

     Select the menu command Project New in the X-618 Config software window. The New Project window is displayed, as shown in Figure 6. Refer to the example shown in Figure 6 to set the Project name, Location, Device Group Name and if set as the Central.
  • Page 16: Open

    Open  Select the menu command Project Open in the X-618 Config software window. The Open window is displayed. Find and open the project file. Click the Open button. The selected project is opened. Save as  Select the menu command Project Save as in the X-618 Config software window.
  • Page 17: Project Saving Setting

    Project Saving Setting There is no separate save menu or button in the software. As project setting, the software will save it automatically. Group and Device Management After creating and setting the project, the default group is displayed in the window. Right-click the project name at the top of “Project Explorer”, and then click the item “add”...
  • Page 18: X-Dcs3000 Settings

    In this window, we can choose the type of device we need to add to, such as X-DCS3000, X- NPMS V2 or X-NRI, and set a device name. Click “OK” to save settings and close the window. All the added devices will be displayed under the group, which is shown as follows: Right-click the device name, you can now add, copy, paste, rename, and delete.
  • Page 19: Device Settings

    Device Settings The basic function parameters for the X-DCS3000 can be set under this tab. These items such as Properties, Modules, Amplifier, Time, Supervision, and AVC will be set in turn. 1. Properties “Properties” is used to set the requisite parameters for the X-DCS3000, as shown below: ...
  • Page 20 volume corresponding to loudspeaker lines in emergency can be set, and the ranges are from - 10dB to 0dB. Zones’ default broadcast volume can be set in “Emergency Volume”, which ranges from -10dB~0dB. The minimum volume is -10dB to avoid the audio volume from too low while emergency broadcasting.
  • Page 21 3. Amplifier “Amplifier” is used to set the backup amplifier function.  Backup Amplifier Setup Includes disable, single mode and double mode, the default is disable. - Disable: No backup function. - Single mode: Only one amplifier channel which is connected with SPARE1 can back up 8 amplifiers at most.
  • Page 22 4. Time "Time” is used to set the time parameters of X-DCS3000, as shown below:  “Synchronization Mode” is to set the parameters of time synchronization for DCS through NTP protocol. Default setting is off.  If NTP Server is enabled, DCS will work as a time server, all devices synchronize the time with it.
  • Page 23 5. Supervision “Supervision” is used to enable or disable the supervision functions, and the requisite parameter for check as shown below:  Supervision Options Through the software, users can set the fault supervision for the AC Power, DC Power, Communication and Speaker Line as enabled or disabled. ...
  • Page 24 amplifier from DCS, and back to DCS after amplifying, the audio can’t be played due to the loop or device fault. Check box which shown as means enable, and means disable. If the actual use of amplifier is two channels or four channels, channel number in odd, such as No. 1, 3, 5,etc should be enabled during the device fault setting.
  • Page 25: Task Settings

    It will calculate recommended “Reaction Level” for users according to “minimum volume” and “SNR”. During this procedure, configuration software will broadcast noise signal to targeted zones, users shall select the network adaptor which is connected with X-618 system.  Read Data During the AVC settings, enable the read data function by selecting the check box.
  • Page 26  Library The users have to configure the audio library first, if they want to play the audio files in the system. All the audio files’ basic messages, such as file name, size and length, would be shown in the audio library.
  • Page 27  Contents Select some play list, the all the audio files of that list would be displayed in the Contents view. Left click and drag the audio files in the library into the Contents view, and the audio files have been added in the play list.
  • Page 28 Audio Type: Play List and Net Audio.  Play List: usually used for voice broadcast, background music etc. The users also can add the prompt tone files into the play list as needed.  Net Audio: Mainly external audio sources connected through NRI or X-DCS3000 inner or external voice, which can be selected through the drop - down menu.
  • Page 29 Task Serial When the more complex operation, which enables multiple tasks to play with one trigger, through the dry contacts, is needed, the users can set the task serial. The task serial contains many tasks is triggered, the tasks will follow respective play policies to run. As shown below: ...
  • Page 30: Operation Setting

    Operation Setting Operation setting is used to set the tasks for the X-DCS3000 keys, contact inputs and timing operation. Operation  Key List Key List is used to set the tasks for manual operation by the X-DCS3000 keys.  Key 1~Key 4 respectively correspond to the 4 sound source selection buttons on the X- DCS3000 front panel.
  • Page 31 Timing The timing broadcast function can be set through the configuration software, and X-DCS3000 can broadcast automatically according to the timing setting. The timing setting includes Daily, Weekly and Special. The daily timing is the foundation of the timing function, but it can’t be executed directly.
  • Page 32: X-Npms Settings

     Special Special timing is the schedule beyond the weekly timing. For example, set a special play task suits the festival atmosphere or rest in a holiday. The setting steps are simply: select the Start Date, End Date and Day Program one by one. If want to delete one item, just need to select it and click icon.
  • Page 33: Device Settings

    Device Settings The basic function parameters for the X-NPMS can be set under this tab. These items such as Properties, Time, Language, Supervision, Devices and Groups will be set in turn. 1. Properties “Properties” is used to set the requisite parameters for the X-NPMS working normally, as shown below:...
  • Page 34  First multicast IP allows to set the first multicast IP address for the network audio broadcast. Software automatically distribute the address and default is 224.0.6.*. The multicast IP addresses can neither be the same or conflicted with the address of X- SMART.
  • Page 35  If select NTP Server, X-NPMS will be set as a time server, the all other devices synchronize the time with it. In other words, the all other devices’ time would be in conformance with this X-NPMS’s.  If select NTP Client, X-NPMS automatically synchronize the time with time server. And need to set the Server IP address and Period.
  • Page 36 5. Devices “Devices” is used to set the devices can be operated by X-NPMS. Select DCS for broadcast operation and X-NPMS for full duplex intercom, as shown below:  DCS List The DCS List displays all the DCS in the system. Check the check box to enable the corresponding DCS can be operated through X-NPMS.
  • Page 37: Task Settings

    Enter the Group Name, and select the category if it is necessary. The group will be displayed as the subdirectory under the category. Then click OK. Select one group and click icon or double-click the list, the Edit window for editing the play list name as needed, is displayed as below: Select one or more groups in the Group List, and then click icon to delete them.
  • Page 38  Play List After finishing the library setting, the play list can be created, and classified into two types: Public and Private, which are shown as below. Please refer to chapter X-DCS3000 for the operation of add, edit and delete. ...
  • Page 39 Users need to enter task name, select audio type, set broadcast policy, select target and dry contact outputs. Task function and type can be clarified by the task name. There are normal and emergency type for the task, which means different priority. The less the value it is, the higher priority it has.
  • Page 40: Operation Settings

     When the audio type is microphone, users can enable the record function to record during the broadcast by microphone.  Rep. interval is the interval time of repeats of the playlist, the range is from 0 to 3600s. The task will not be stopped within the interval time. ...
  • Page 41  Group Click the front check box to select groups, which is shown as below.  Task Broadcast Toggle or press can be selected in task broadcast function. Toggle means click once to start task and one more click to stop. Press means task is started after pressing, and button should be kept pressing during broadcast.
  • Page 42  Volume Control If volume control is selected for the function, users can set volume step and target zone or group. Press the button can increase or reduce the volume.  Close Zones It is used to close the selected zones. Keys can be set to close zones by settings. 2....
  • Page 43 3. Manually Broadcast The zones and tasks can be set to be controlled by manually broadcast. In above two lists, one list shows the zones and groups can be controlled by X-NPMS, another shows the task list can be used in manually broadcast window. Choose zones in left upper window, and left click to drag them to left bottom list.
  • Page 44 Voice description means the word contents, which can be input directly and will be displayed in the operation menu of X-NPMS. Click to select audio files. Every speech segment should include some corresponding audio files, otherwise broadcast may occur error. ...
  • Page 45: X-Nri Setting

    6. User Setting Users can set user name, password and operation permissions.  User List Click to add a new user, input name and password. Select one user, click to edit its name and password, click to delete it.  Operator Permissions After selecting one user, functions are listed.
  • Page 46: Device Settings

    Device Settings The basic function parameters for the NRI can be set under this tab, such as properties and supervision. 1. Properties “Properties” is used to set the requisite parameters for the NRI, including Base Setting, Network Setting, Date & Time, Audio Source Setting and Device Status Output, as shown below: ...
  • Page 47  Date & Time “Date & Time” is used to view and manually update the device’s date and time. Click on the Get icon to get the device’s date & time. Clicking on the update button will synchronize the devices’ date and time with the PC.
  • Page 48: Task Settings

    2. Supervision “Supervision” is used to enable or disable the supervision functions, and the parameter for check as shown below: Through the software, users can enable or disable fault supervisions for the AC power, DC power, and Communication. To enable check the check box, to disable uncheck the check box. Task Settings Task setting is used to set the NRI play list.
  • Page 49  Contents Select some play list, the all the audio files of that list would be displayed in the Contents view. Left click and drag the audio files in the library into the Contents view, and the audio files have been added in the play list.
  • Page 50 3. Groups Zone groups can be set for X-NRI through configuration software. Each group can contain many zones. The Groups window is displayed as shown below:  DCS List & Speaker Line List After finishing the DCS List setting in the step of Devices, all of the selected DCS would be displayed in the DCS List in this step.
  • Page 51: Download Setting

    Please confirm all the configuration items have been set before downloading the settings, confirm the PC has been connected to the X-618 system through an Ethernet network and the IP address of PC and devices is set to be in the same segment.
  • Page 52 Select the check box or click on the icon to choose all devices. Clicking the icon will cancel all. Click OK to save the settings and close the window. Click the Download button to download the data through an Ethernet network. If a DCS’s configuration file has been selected for download, the whole project’s configuration file (not including the audio file) will be downloaded to the corresponding DCS automatically.
  • Page 53: Additional Functions

    5 Additional Functions This section describes special functions and operations of the X-618 Config software, such as Browse Record Files, Upgrade firmware, Export Device List, Download Project File and Select Language. This software also provides the function that the software language can be customized as needed.
  • Page 54: Virtual Console

    Enter the IP address of any DCS, and click upload. The configuration files (with audio files excluded) will be uploaded. Virtual Console Use to query device working status of a certain IP to make it convenient for commissioning. Browse Log in X-DCS3000 The X-DCS3000 log can be queried through this software.
  • Page 55: Browse Log In X-Npms

    Browse log in X-NPMS X-NPMS log can be queried through this software. Click software menu: “Tools --- > Browse Log in X-NPMS”, the following window is displayed: Functions include “X-NPMS”, “date”, “query” and “save as” button. To query a log, select the name of the X-NPMS, and set the start date and the end date.
  • Page 56 Adding New Languages To add new languages, do the following:  Open the language_cfg.xls file in the installation directory of the software. The language file contents are shown as below:  To add a new language in column E, delete the column of the language, and then save the file. ...
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