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Panasonic WJ-HDE300 Instructions Manual

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Extension Unit
Instructions
WJ-HDE300
Model No.
E xt en si on
U ni t
3 0 0
W J- H D E
Before attempting to connect or operate this product,
please read these instructions carefully and save this manual for future use.

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  • Page 1 Extension Unit Instructions WJ-HDE300 Model No. E xt en si on U ni t 3 0 0 W J- H D E Before attempting to connect or operate this product, please read these instructions carefully and save this manual for future use.
  • Page 2 You should note the serial number of this unit in the space provided and retain this book as a permanent record of your purchase to aid identification in the event of theft. Model No. WJ-HDE300 Serial No. For Canada For U.S.A.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    ■ Important Safety Instructions 1) Read these instructions. 2) Keep these instructions. 3) Heed all warnings. 4) Follow all instructions. 5) Do not use this apparatus near water. 6) Clean only with dry cloth. 7) Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. 8) Do not use near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents ■ Important Safety Instructions ... 3 ■ General ... 5 ■ Precautions ... 5 ■ Appearance ... 6 ■ Replacing/Mounting HDDs ... 9 ■ Connections ... 14 ■ Rack Mounting ... 16 ■ Troubleshooting ... 18 ■ Specifications ... 19 ■...
  • Page 5: General

    ■ General The extension unit WJ-HDE300 can contain up to four hard disk drives per unit to add available disk space to the digital disk recorder WJ-HD316/WJ-HD309. Up to seven extension units can be connected to a digital disk recorder. The units can be operated in RAID level 5* mode for high tolerance to disk error.
  • Page 6: Appearance

    ■ Appearance ● Front View ERROR POWER OPERATE q Error indicator [ERROR] Lights when an error occurs. Refer to TROU- BLESHOOTING for details. Red: System error Orange: Thermal error or malfunction of the cooling fan. w HDD power indicator [HDD POWER] ON: Indicates that HDDs are powered.
  • Page 7: Rear View

    ● Rear View y Serial in connector [IN] Connect the WJ-HD300 series digital disk recorder or other extension unit with the supplied serial cable. u Serial out connector [OUT1] [OUT2] Connect another extension unit with the supplied serial cable. i Cooling fan o Signal GND terminal [SIGNAL GND] Connect this terminal to the SIGNAL GND terminal of other equipment to avoid possible grounding loop and...
  • Page 8 ● Inside the Front Lid q’ w’ e’ q'Error indicators Functions as same as that on the front panel. Red: System error Orange: Thermal error or malfunction of the cooling fan. w'HDD power indicator Functions as same as that on the front panel. ON: Indicates that HDDs are powered.
  • Page 9: Replacing/Mounting Hdds

    ■ Replacing/Mounting HDDs Up to four HDDs (locally procured) can be installed in an extension unit. HDD 2 HDD 1 The HDDs should be installed in the proper positions in order as shown above. Do not skip or reverse the order of the HDD positions.
  • Page 10 2-2 Slide the front cover to the left. 2-3 Pull the front cover toward you. 2 - 3 2 - 2 2 - 3 2-4 Disconnect the harness. 2 - 4 2-5 Remove the six screws (marked with ∆) and detach the thin metal plate covering the front side.
  • Page 11 Place the brackets with the fixed HDDs into the unit and fix them using the four screws removed in step 3. • Do not use an electric screwdriver to fix them. Recommended tightening torque {8 kgf · cm} Connect the cables. Attach the metal plate removed in step 2 with the six screws (marked with ∆) previously removed.
  • Page 12 Device Case & Step Start-up Procedures • For Case 1, turn on the power switches of the extension units . → The unit will be restarted. • For Case 2, jump to step 2. • Press the RESET button. Initializing Procedures 1.
  • Page 13 Attach the front cover as it was. 13-1 Align both the left edges of the front cover and the unit, and then push the front cover onto the unit. 13-2 Slide the front cover to the right. 13-3 Tighten the two screws.
  • Page 14: Connections

    ● Recommended Connection Form Layer1 EXT STORAGE Layer2 Layer3 Layer4 connection form. WJ-HD300 Series WJ-HDE300 #1 OUT2 OUT1 WJ-HDE300 #2 OUT2 OUT1 WJ-HDE300 #4 WJ-HDE300 #5 WJ-HDE300 #3 OUT2 OUT1...
  • Page 15: Cable Connections

    4. Confirm the cable layout after connections. 5. Secure the cables using the clamp (supplied) and fix it to the rear of the units. How to fix the cables Cable clamp Screw for the cable clamp WJ-HDE300 #4 SIGNAL GND WJ-HD300 Series MODE SERIAL ALARM CASCAKE...
  • Page 16: Rack Mounting

    <Unit Layout & Wiring in a Rack> 1U Space 1U Space 1U Space 1U Space 1U Space 1U Space 1U Space COPY1 WJ-HD316 EXT STORAGE WJ-HDE300 Unit #1 WJ-HDE300 Unit #2 WJ-HDE300 Unit #3 WJ-HDE300 Unit #4 WJ-HDE300 Unit #5 WJ-HDE300...
  • Page 17 ● How to Mount Turn off the power of the unit and detach the plug from the outlet. When not turning off the power, open the front cover and turn off the HDD POWER switch. Remove the six rubber feet by removing the six screws from the bottom of the unit Fix the Rack Mounting Brackets (supplied) on both sides of the unit with the four screws (M4X10, supplied).
  • Page 18: Troubleshooting

    ■ Troubleshooting Symptom No power is supplied. ERROR indicator lights orange. Thermal error stops the unit. ERROR indicator lights red. Extension unit or added HDD is not recognized. HDD access indicator alternately blinks orange and red or blinks green though no recording/play- back.
  • Page 19: Specifications

    ■ Specifications Required power: Power consumption: Interface: Operating temperature: Operating humidity: Dimensions: Weight: Weight and dimensions indicated are approximate. Specifications are subject to change without notice. ■ Accessories Operating instructions (this document)... 1 pc. The following are for installation. Power cord ... 1 pc. Serial cable ...
  • Page 20 Unit of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America Security Systems Group www.panasonic.com/cctv Executive Office: One Panasonic Way 3E-7, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 Zone Office Eastern: One Panasonic Way, Secaucus, NJ 07094 (201) 348-7303 Central: 1707 N.Randal Road, Elgin, IL 60123 (847) 468-5205 Western: 6550 Katella Ave., Cypress, CA 90630 (714) 373-7840...