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Cisco 4305G Quick Start Manual

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Quick Start Guide for
Cisco Digital Media Player 4305G
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Checking the Package Contents
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Finding a Suitable Location to Set Up Your DMP
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Participating in a DHCP Network
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Connecting to a DMP Display
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Connecting to an AC Socket
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Checking the LEDs
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Logging in to DMPDM and Changing its Passwords
8
Configuring Video Output
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Setting Up Centralized Management
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Learning About the Remote Control for DMPs
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Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security
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  • Page 1 UICK TART Quick Start Guide for Cisco Digital Media Player 4305G Checking the Package Contents Finding a Suitable Location to Set Up Your DMP Participating in a DHCP Network Connecting to a DMP Display Connecting to an AC Socket Checking the LEDs...
  • Page 2 Revised: July 10, 2008 78-18681-02 Contains Macromedia® Flash™ technology by Adobe Systems, Inc. Copyright 1995-2003 Adobe Systems, Inc. All Rights reserved. Macromedia, Flash, Macromedia Flash, and Macromedia Flash Lite are trademarks or registered trademarks of Adobe Systems, Inc. in the United States and other countries. For information about supported features, see the Note Release Notes for Cisco Digital Media System on...
  • Page 3 Glossary (Cisco DMS) is a family of Cisco Digital Media System products and technologies, including the ones that this guide describes. (DMP) is a compact, solid state, Digital Media Player addressable network device that delivers digital signage content and enterprise TV content to a display, which is any directly attached television screen or other kind of monitor or projector that shows media to an audience.
  • Page 4 Learn More To learn more about DMS products, related technologies, and Cisco in general: Description DMS overview Release notes for Cisco DMS products User documentation for Cisco DMS products FAQs and troubleshooting Cisco Academy of Digital Signage My Tech Support (registration required) Cisco Service...
  • Page 5: Checking The Package Contents

    Checking the Package Contents The product package for one DMP 4305G should contain all of the following: • A proof of purchase certificate that contains important legal information, which you should keep. • This quick start guide and other product documentation.
  • Page 6 240V. To understand the supported lengths for different video cable types, see the page Environmental Tolerance Ranges The DMP 4305G is intended for indoor use. Temperature Operating — long-term or short-term Nonoperating or storage Relative Humidity Operating, nonoperating, and storage...
  • Page 7: Participating In A Dhcp Network

    3. Above sea level. Participating in a DHCP Network The factory default for a DMP 4305G is to obtain its IP address automatically from a DHCP server. If you will deploy your DMP at a physical location that does not have a DHCP server and you must configure your DMP to use a static IP address, complete the “Preconfiguring Your DMP To...
  • Page 8: Connecting To A Dmp Display

    Plug the other end of the Ethernet cable into a network Step 2 hub, network switch, or router that participates in a DHCP network. Connecting to a DMP Display We recommend that you use a digital display, not analog. For the type of digital display, we recommend LCD, not plasma.
  • Page 9 MultiSync® LCD4010 – MultiSync® LCD4020 – • 46" — MultiSync® LCD4610 • 57" — MultiSync® LCD5710 The maximum supported length for a video cable is: • 10 feet — Composite/RCA and S-Video • 16 feet — HDMI To attach a digital display to your DMP, we recommend that you use the provided HDMI cable for video and audio.
  • Page 10 On the back of your DMP chassis, do one of the Step 1 following: • If you will connect your DMP to a digital display that has an HDMI interface, plug the male end of the HDMI cable into the HDMI interface on your DMP.
  • Page 11: Connecting To An Ac Socket

    • If you will connect your DMP to an analog display, do all of the following: Plug the yellow jack on the RCA cable into the – CVBS interface on your DMP. Plug the red jack on the RCA cable into the –...
  • Page 12: Checking The Leds

    Assemble the DMP power cord: Step 1 a. Identify the correct plug type for your region (U.S., E.U., U.K., or Australia). b. Snap that plug into the AC adapter. Connect the DC barrel connector to the 5V DC power Step 2 supply on the DMP chassis.
  • Page 13 The LEDs tell you if your DMP has power and if it has obtained an IP address. • A solid green LED indicates that a power source is available. • A solid red LED indicates that your DMP is trying to obtain an IP address.
  • Page 14 To reconfigure this splash screen in the future to persist for less than or more than the factory-default duration of 30 seconds, select Settings > Browser, enter a new duration in milliseconds in the Splash Screen Display Time (in milliseconds) field, then click Apply. Next, select Administration >...
  • Page 15 Point your browser to the IP address that you Step 2 wrote down. At the login prompt for DMPDM, to log in as the Step 3 “DMP Web Account” user, enter the username admin and the password default. Security in your network might be compromised Caution unless you change the factory-default passwords in DMPDM for both of these:...
  • Page 16 DMP Service Account is a user account with FTP login privileges. (The DMP Service Account account is available only when the FTP service is enabled on a DMP.) Alternatively, if you have many DMPs and will manage them centrally, you can use the fully licensed DMM-DSM software on your DMM appliance to change both of these passwords globally for all of the DMPs that you have added to a DMP group.
  • Page 17 To understand URI encoding and its recommended syntax for submitting query strings, see RFC 1630 at http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1630. To change the DMP Web Account password on one Step 4 DMP by using DMPDM, select Administration > DMP Web Account. Enter your new password in the Password field, enter it again in the Repeat Password field, then click Apply.
  • Page 18 d. To save the task so that it becomes available for your use, click Submit. e. To send the password changing instruction simultaneously to multiple DMPs in your digital signage network, do the following: Select Schedules > Play Now. – users of DMM-DSM 4.1.x should select Schedules >...
  • Page 19 made to credentials will prevent your trusted DMM appliance temporarily from communicating with your DMPs. To restore proper communication, you must now repeat Step 3 in the Management” section on page 23. To change the DMP Service Account password on one Step 5 DMP by using DMPDM, select Administration >...
  • Page 20 d. To save the task so that it becomes available for your use, click Submit. e. To send the password changing instruction simultaneously to multiple DMPs in your digital signage network, do the following: Select Schedules > Play Now. – users of DMM-DSM 4.1.x should select Schedules >...
  • Page 21: Configuring Video Output

    Configuring Video Output In the Settings area, click DMP Display Attributes. Step 1 The display autodetection feature is enabled by default. If you are satisfied with the selections and entries that DMPDM made for you, you are done with this section and you can go now to the Management”...
  • Page 22 If you selected RGB as the color space, select an option Step 3 from the Color Component Order list to define the order in which to store red, green, and blue data. This definition is sometimes called the left-to-right additive color model.
  • Page 23: Setting Up Centralized Management

    Setting Up Centralized Management If your DMP will be managed centrally as part of a digital signage network, you must configure DMPDM and DMM-DSM to work together. To stop untrusted DMM appliances from being Caution able to seize control of your DMPs, you must configure your network firewall to restrict which devices you will permit to send inbound traffic to your DMP over TCP port 7777.
  • Page 24 c. In the DMM Appliance IP Address field, enter the routable IP address or DNS-resolvable hostname of the trustworthy DMM appliance. The DMM Appliance IP Address field might already be populated with the correct IP address for your DMM appliance if you used DMM-DSM to autodiscover your new DMP.
  • Page 25 To learn how to make these credentials identical, see “Logging in to DMPDM and Changing its Passwords” section on page Specify in DMM-DSM the correct user credentials for Step 3 your centrally managed DMPs. a. Select Settings > Server Settings. b.
  • Page 26: Learning About The Remote

    identical to the new credentials for your DMPs. Otherwise, if you do not update this information, DMM-DSM will use obsolete credentials when it tries to communicate with your DMPs and, when communication fails, will consider your DMPs to be unreachable and unmanageable. Learning About the Remote Control for DMPs The remote control features require that your DMPs use...
  • Page 27: Obtaining Documentation

    Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines For information on obtaining documentation, obtaining support, providing documentation feedback, security guidelines, and also recommended aliases and general Cisco documents, see the monthly What’s New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html...
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