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VIDEO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM
PCS-G70
PCS-G70P
PCS-G50
PCS-G50P
SYSTEM INTEGRATION MANUAL
3rd Edition
Version 2.6

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    VIDEO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM PCS-G70 PCS-G70P PCS-G50 PCS-G50P SYSTEM INTEGRATION MANUAL 3rd Edition Version 2.6...

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    ! WARNING This manual is intended for qualified service personnel only. To reduce the risk of electric shock, fire or injury, do not perform any servicing other than that contained in the operating instructions unless you are qualified to do so. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Without H.323MCU Option (Default) ....3-1 3-1-2. Without H.323MCU Option 1-9. Connecting Two Camera Units (PCS-G50/G50P) ..1-49 (Custom: When TCP port number is set to 1-10. Multipoint Videoconference using 4CIF Mode .... 1-50 3000 and UDP port number is set to 3100) ... 3-1 1-10-1.

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    3-2. Setting of Communication Terminal and HUB ....3-3 3-3. Audio and Video Input/Output Characteristics of Communication Terminal ..........3-4 3-3-1. Audio Input/Output Characteristics of PCS-PG70/PG70P/PG50/PG50P ......3-4 3-3-2. Video Input/Output Characteristics of PCS-PG70/PG70P/PG50/PG50P ......3-4 3-4. Audio Selection List of PCS-G70/G70P/G50/G50P ..3-5 3-5.

  • Page 5: Installation

    Section 1 Installation 1-1. Caution on Installation 1-1-1. Videoconferencing Room Layout Be sure to position the camera and microphone appropriately in the videoconferencing room. Shooting range of camera unit represents the shooting area of the camera unit when the zoom has been extended fully. indi- cates the shooting area of the camera when the left/right angling function is fully utilized.

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    Directional range and layout examples of microphone Extension microphone (PCS-A300 or PCSA-A3) PCS-A300 or PCSA-A3 0.5 to 1 m 120d Camera unit Extension microphone (PCS-A1) PCS-A1 Camera unit Microphone layout example using a communication transducer Camera unit CTE-600 PCS-G70/G70P/G50/G50P...

  • Page 7: Operating Environment

    Layout example using cancelling microphone Echo cancelling microphone (PCS-A7) PCS-G70/G70P/G50/G50P PCSA-A7 1-1-2. Operating Environment Lighting Considerations Do not point the camera toward a window where sunlight Layout Considerations comes in as back lighting may decrease the contrast. If it is .

  • Page 8: Flowchart Of Installation

    1-2. Flowchart of Installation Place used <Refer to “1-1. Caution on Installation” on page 1-1.> Unpacking Check of supplied accessories Power and cable connection, and <Refer to “1-3. System Connections” on page 1-5.> preparation Start the power of the system and <Refer to “1-4.

  • Page 9: System Connections

    1-3. System Connections 1-3-1. PCS-G70/G70P This section describes the typical system connections. . Be sure to turn off all the equipment before making any connections. . Do not connect/disconnect the camera cable with the power on. Doing so may damage the camera unit or communication terminal.

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    2. When used in ISDN (with one Camera and one Monitor) . Do not connect/disconnect the camera cable or the interface cable with the power on. Doing so may damage the camera unit, communication terminal or ISDN unit. . Used with an ISDN unit for the first time, the communication terminal may automatically upgrade the software of the ISDN unit.

  • Page 11: Pcs-g50/g50p

    1-3-2. PCS-G50/G50P This section describes the typical system connections. . Be sure to turn off all the equipment before making any connections. . Do not connect/disconnect the camera cable with the power on. Doing so may damage the camera unit or communication terminal.

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    2. When used in ISDN (with one Camera and one Monitor) . Do not connect/disconnect the camera cable or the interface cable with the power on. Doing so may damage the camera unit, communication terminal or ISDN unit. . Used with an ISDN unit for the first time, the communication terminal may automatically upgrade the software of the ISDN unit.

  • Page 13: Initialization

    1-4. Initialization PCSA-RG1 1-4-1. Inserting Batteries into the Remote 1. Remove the battery compartment cover. Commander Most of the operations with the video communication system can be controlled with the supplied remote com- mander. Be sure to insert the batteries _ side first. Inserting them forcibly + side first may damage the insulated film 2.

  • Page 14: Turning On/off The Tv Monitor Together With The Communication Terminal

    Terminal If a Sony TV monitor is used, insert the IR repeater under the remote sensor of the TV monitor. Once the IR repeater is set, the TV monitor will turn on or go to standby together with the communication terminal by pressing the / button on the supplied remote commander.

  • Page 15: When The Power Is First Turned On After Installation

    The Monitor Setup Wizard is displayed. . A Sony TV monitor may not turn on if the “IR Repeater Mode” setting does not meet the TV monitor specifica- tions. In this case, turn on the TV monitor manually or by using its remote controller, perform the setup wizard of the communication terminal, and then change the “IR...

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    3. Set a monitor that outputs a signal. 5. Set the country/region and protocol in which an ISDN line is used. No menus other than the selected monitor(s) will be ISDN Setup Wizard displayed. Country/Region Monitor Setup Wizard Protocol National ISDN Monitors VIDEO1 VIDEO2...

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    7. Enter the telephone number(s) of the ISDN line used 9. Enter the sub-address(es). by the system. Only numeric characters are available for a sub- When the ISDN unit PCSA-B384S/B768S is used, address. enter the same number in the text boxes A1 and A2 for When the ISDN unit PCS-B384/B768 or PCSA- one line (except for the U.S.A.

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    ISDN unit to the communication terminal is not re-established even after the system power is recov- 12. Select “Next” using the , , , or button on the ered, consult a Sony dealer. remote commander, then press the PUSH ENTER button. A confirmation message is then displayed.

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    The POWER indicator on the camera unit goes out. If the IR repeater is installed under the remote sensor of a Sony TV monitor, the TV monitor will go into standby together with the video communication system.

  • Page 20: Adjust The Volume Of Tv Monitor

    1-4-4. Adjust the Volume of TV Monitor Before adjusting the volume on the TV monitor, set the volume on the communication terminal to the appropriate position. 1. Press the VOLUME +/_ buttons on the remote commander to set the volume level on the adjustment bar displayed on the screen to the middle position.

  • Page 21: System Setting

    1-5. System Setting 1-5-1. Menu Configuration Launcher menu Phone Book/Private Phone Book Detail Dial Still Image menu History Setup Menu Camera menu Memory Stick menu Information Setup menu (for Administrator) Selecting the icons shown on the left side of the launcher menu displays each menu.

  • Page 22: System Setting Table

    1-5-2. System Setting Table 1. PCS-G70/G70P Menu Page Item Description Default Dial Setup Line I/F Select line interface [IP, SIP, ISDN, or ISDN (Telephone)] used. Bonding Select bonding mode in which remaining lines can also be Auto connected by only dialing one line when multiple ISDN lines are used.

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    (PCS-G70/G70P) Menu Page Item Description Default Communication Far End Camera Control Select “On” when controlling camera on the remote party. Setup Select “Off” when not controlling it. T.120 Data Select “On” when having data conference conforming to T.120 using NetMeeting. Select “Off” when not having it. H.239 Presentation Select “On”...

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    (PCS-G70/G70P) Menu Page Item 1 Page Item 2 Description Default Audio Setup Beep Sound Select “On” to generate beep sound from pressing the remote commander button. Select “Off” not to generate. Sound Effect Select “On” to generate effect sound at system start up and conference start/end.

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    IR Repeater Select mode to put the monitor into standby state or to turn MODE1 Mode on power when a Sony’s monitor is used. Usually, set to “MODE 1”. T.120 PC Enter the IP address of computer used when data...

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    (PCS-G70/G70P) Menu Page Item 1 Page Item 2 Description Default General Setup 1/1 Whiteboard Whiteboard Select whether to attach Whiteboard “mimio-Xi” vertically or Vertical Attachment horizontally. Select the size (height x width) of Whiteboard used. 3’0” x 4’0” Whiteboard Size Whiteboard Select whether to show the Whiteboard size in inches or Inches...

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    (PCS-G70/G70P) Menu Page Item 1 Page Item 2 Description Default General Setup 1/1 Network Image Size Allows you to select the display size for video sent from Auto Camera network cameras. Auto: Give priority to the setting on the network camera. .

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    (PCS-G70/G70P) Menu Page Item 1 Page Item 2 Description Default Administrator Phone Book Save Phone Save phone book data in Memory Stick. Memory Stick must Setup Book be inserted in the communication terminal. When another data is already saved in the Memory Stick, it is overwritten. Load Phone Load phone book data saved in Memory Stick to the Book...

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    (PCS-G70/G70P) Menu Page Item 1 Page Item 2 Description Default Administrator Other Settings 2/2 AMX Device Select “On” when exporting the AMX Device Discovery Setup Discovery information onto the network periodically and select “Off” when not exporting it. Set (enter) the HOP count (0 to 255) for the data to be Blank exported.

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    (PCS-G70/G70P) Menu Page Item 1 Page Item 2 Description Default LAN Setup PPPoE PPPoE Select PPPoE termination On/Off using this unit. PPPoE User Enter PPPoE connection user name (account) acquired Blank Name from provider. PPPoE Enter PPPoE connection password acquired from provider. Blank Password Fixed IP for...

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    Encryption Protocol Select “OFF” when not using encryption. Select “Standard Menu encryption” when using a standard encryption method. Select “Proprietary encryption” when using a Sony’s original encryption method. Encryption Mode Select “Encrypt Priority” when you want to connect with Encrypt...

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    (PCS-G70/G70P) Menu Page Item Description Default SIP Setup SIP Server Mode Select whether to use a SIP server. Transport Protocol Select the protocol used in SIP. Port Number Enter the port number used in SIP. Blank SIP Domain Enter the name of a SIP domain. Blank Registrated User Name 1 to 3 Enter the user name of a terminal registered in a SIP server.

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    2. PCS-G50/G50P Menu Page Item Description Default Dial Setup Line I/F Select line interface [IP, SIP, ISDN, or ISDN (Telephone)] used. Bonding Select bonding mode in which remaining lines can also be Auto connected by only dialing one line when multiple ISDN lines are used.

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    (PCS-G50/G50P) Menu Page Item Description Default Communication Far End Camera Control Select “On” when controlling camera on the remote party. Setup Select “Off” when not controlling it. T.120 Data Select “On” when having data conference conforming to T.120 using NetMeeting. Select “Off” when not having it.

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    IR Repeater Select mode to put the monitor into standby state or to turn MODE1 Mode on power when a Sony’s monitor is used. Usually, set to “MODE 1”. T.120 PC Enter the IP address of computer used when data...

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    (PCS-G50/G50P) Menu Page Item 1 Page Item 2 Description Default General Setup 1/1 Menu Screens 1/3 Time Display Select “On” when displaying elapsed time at upper right of the screen during conference. Select “Off” when not displaying it. Display Select whether to display the connected terminal name on Show Terminal Name the screen.

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    (PCS-G50/G50P) Menu Page Item 1 Page Item 2 Description Default General Setup 1/1 Network Network Allows you to select whether to connect to network cameras. Camera Camera On: Connect to network cameras. Connection Off: Do not connect to network cameras.

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    (PCS-G50/G50P) Menu Page Item 1 Page Item 2 Description Default Administrator Password Administrator Set the administrator password. Administrator can modify Blank Setup Password the setup menu (for administrator) and phone book menu. Phone Book Set the password used to modify the phone book.

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    (PCS-G50/G50P) Menu Page Item 1 Page Item 2 Description Default Administrator Phone Book Save Phone Save phone book data in Memory Stick. Memory Stick must Setup Book be inserted in the communication terminal. When another data is already saved in the Memory Stick, it is overwritten.

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    (PCS-G50/G50P) Menu Page Item 1 Page Item 2 Description Default Administrator Other Settings 1/2 Web Monitor Select “On” when allowing conference monitoring function Setup (auto-update of JPEG images) from the Web browser. Select “Off” when inhibiting it. Web access Selects whether to enable access from Web or Telnet to this Enabled unit.

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    (PCS-G50/G50P) Menu Page Item 1 Page Item 2 Description Default LAN Setup PPPoE PPPoE Select PPPoE termination On/Off using this unit. PPPoE User Enter PPPoE connection user name (account) acquired Blank Name from provider. PPPoE Enter PPPoE connection password acquired from provider.

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    Encryption Protocol Select “OFF” when not using encryption. Select “Standard Menu encryption” when using a standard encryption method. Select “Proprietary encryption” when using a Sony’s original encryption method. Encryption Mode Select “Encrypt Priority” when you want to connect with Encrypt...

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    (PCS-G50/G50P) Menu Page Item Description Default SIP Setup SIP Server Mode Select whether to use a SIP server. Transport Protocol Select the protocol used in SIP. Port Number Enter the port number used in SIP. Blank SIP Domain Enter the name of a SIP domain.

  • Page 44: Flowchart Of Opening Test

    1-6. Flowchart of Opening Test Opening test Communicate using ISDN? ISDN dialing <Refer to “1-6-1. Dialing Procedure of ISDN” on page 1-36.> ISDN answering <Refer to “1-6-2. Answering Procedure of ISDN” on page 1-37.> Communicate using LAN? LAN dialing <Refer to “1-6-3. Dialing Procedure of LAN” on page 1-38.> <Refer to “1-6-4.

  • Page 45: Dialing Procedure Of Isdn

    1-6-1. Dialing Procedure of ISDN It is required that the line number used in the other end is entered in the area code and telephone number of the ISDN setup menu of the other end. The number of lines used when dialing is determined by the “Number of Lines”...

  • Page 46: Answering Procedure Of Isdn

    1-6-2. Answering Procedure of ISDN It is required that the line number used in this unit is entered in the area code and telephone number of the ISDN setup menu before receiving a call from the remote party. The number of lines used when answer- ing is determined by the “Number of Lines”...

  • Page 47: Dialing Procedure Of Lan

    1-6-3. Dialing Procedure of LAN When dialing via LAN, it is required to change LAN setup in accordance with the environment used. Perform proper environment setting referring to “Section 3 Compatibility in LAN Network”. The LAN bandwidth on the dialing side is determined by the “LAN Bandwidth” setting in “Communication Setup”. The following describes direct-dialing procedure.

  • Page 48: Answering Procedure Of Lan

    1-6-4. Answering Procedure of LAN When answering via LAN, it is required to change LAN setup in accordance with the environment used. Perform proper environment setting referring to “Section 3 Compatibility in LAN Network”. The LAN bandwidth on the answering side is determined by the “LAN Bandwidth” setting in “Communication Setup”.

  • Page 49: Conducting A Videoconference Using The Dual Video Function

    1-7. Conducting a Videoconference Using the Dual Video Function The dual video function allows the simultaneous sending and receiving of two images using two cameras. PCS-G50/G50P can be used for only reception. 1-7-1. System Configuration Using 2 Cameras and 3 Monitors This section describes how to configure a system using 2 cameras and 3 monitors.

  • Page 50: Activating The Dual Video Function

    . The receiver can switch Input 1 of the distribution side only. . Switching of only Main camera, AUX1, and IR1 is available. . Item “VTR” is not used when connecting to Sony video communication system, but is used when connecting to equipment of other companies.

  • Page 51: Connecting Four Camera Units (pcs-g70/g70p)

    1-8. Connecting Four Camera Units (PCS-G70/G70P) Up to four camera units can be connected to PCS-PG70/PG70P as illustrated below. . The figure below shows connections of camera units only. . Be sure to turn off all the equipment before making any connections. .

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    Using the tracking camera (PCSA-CTG70/CTG70P) . PCSA-CTG70/CTG70P is exclusively used for PCS-G70/G70P. It cannot be used for PCS-G50/G50P. . Only one PCSA-CTG70/CTG70P is connected to a main camera terminal for use. (Two PCSA-CTG70/CTG70P cannot be connected simultaneously.) . A second camera can be connected through the VISCA OUT terminal of PCSA-CTG70/CTG70P and you can gine pan, tilt, and zoom control for the second camera from PCS.

  • Page 53: Connecting Two Camera Units (pcs-g50/g50p)

    1-9. Connecting Two Camera Units (PCS-G50/G50P) Up to four camera units can be connected to PCS-PG50/PG50P as illustrated below. . The figure below shows connections of camera units only. . Be sure to turn off all the equipment before making any connections.

  • Page 54: Multipoint Videoconference Using 4cif Mode

    1-10. Multipoint Videoconference using 4CIF Mode During a multipoint videoconference, a 4CIF image can be received by sub-terminals without installing the MCU software. . All the broadcast modes do not support the 4CIF mode. . A 4CIF image cannot be received when PCS-1, PCS-11, PCS-TL30, and/or PCS-TL50 is used as sub-terminals. .

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    An other company’s endpoint that has a 4CIF reception capability cannot receive a 4CIF full screen image as the sub- terminal. A CIF full screen image is received instead. (The Sony’s 4CIF full screen image is not compatible with other company’s endpoint.)

  • Page 56: Pre-confirmation Items

    1-10-2. Pre-confirmation items Confirm the following before installation. . 4CIF mode cannot be used for mixed connection of LAN and ISDN or LAN and SIP. . 4CIF mode cannot be used for cascade connection. . When DSB transmission is performed in the 4CIF mode, the following cases of screen image are automatically switched to the CIF mode.

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    Setting screen Screen when the Individual Settings to select whether to perform trans- Screen when the Individual Settings is set mission, reception, and multipoint settings individually is set to “OFF”. to “ON”. Communication Communication Video Mode Auto Interlace Mode Dial Auto Interlace Mode Auto...

  • Page 58: Connecting To Network Cameras

    G70 and PCS-G50P/G70P. camera and for controlling the far end camera are the same as for when the PCS-G50/G70 is used at a remote site. . To use the far end camera control function, you must 1-11-1. Overview have the proper permission settings.

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    For the reasons outlined below, do not connect to network cameras used for monitoring. It is recommend- ed that network cameras be installed exclusively for videoconferencing. . The PCS-G50/G70 does not support JPEG. JPEG recording may stop when the PCS-G50/G70 is connected to a monitoring system where Sony Recorder Software (RealShot Manager, IMZ series), Sony Network Recorder (NSR series), etc.

  • Page 60: User Authority

    O: Function available, X: Function not available *1: Up to 6 preset positions can be used. Through the PCS-G50/G70, you can call any of the six registered preset positions (No.1 to No.6) in the preset position table in the network camera's Preset Position Menu.

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    Rate,” “Frame Rate,” “Mode” and “Image Size,” the used by the PCS-G50/G70, it will automatically be connection is made using the settings of the connecting changed to another number for connection.

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    Determined Communication Mode Based on Authority (“PCS” in the table below refers to the main terminal of the PCS-G50/G70.) Authority Used for Connection Camera Menu Setting (on Network Camera) Administrator User Mode Single H.264 Connection is made using the PCS setting value...

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    How to Configure User Authority User authority must be configured on both the network camera and the PCS-G50/G70. This section provides an overview of the settings. For detailed information, see “1-11-8. Setting Network Camera itself” and “1-11-6. Registering/Editing Network Camera List”...

  • Page 64: Setting Procedures In Pcs Integration

    1-11-3. Setting Procedures in PCS Integration On PCS-G50/G70 On Network Camera START Setting the user (User menu) See sections 1-11-2 and 1-11-8 Setting the camera Setting the network camera password image/audio (Administrator Setup Menu) (Camera menu) See section.1-11-4 See section 1-11-8...

  • Page 65: Setting Network Camera Password

    1-11-4. Setting Network Camera Password 1. Select “Network Camera” under “General Setup” using buttons on the remote commander and Registering the network camera password allows you to press the PUSH ENTER button. restrict some users to access to network cameras. If registered, users will be asked to enter it every time accessing the network camera list in the Phone Book.

  • Page 66: Registering/editing Network Camera List

    1-11-6. Registering/Editing Network Camera 4. Select “Edit” using buttons on the remote List commander and press the PUSH ENTER button. The network camera edit screen appears. To connect to network cameras, be sure to register your Network Camera List desired cameras in the network camera list in advance. Dial Network Index XXXX...

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    . When UDP(Unicast) transmission is selected while connecting the camera with User authority, be sure to perform unicast streaming setting so that video and audio port numbers do not overlap with the main PCS-G50/G70’s and also do not overlap with other network cameras’ which are connected with the main PCS-G50/G70.

  • Page 68: Connecting Network Cameras

    Saving/Loading/Deleting 1. Select the “Phone Book” in the launcher menu using With “Phone Book Page 1/3” under “Administrator , , , and buttons on the remote commander and Setup”, you can save/load/delete the network camera list press the PUSH ENTER button. The phone book menu data collectively.

  • Page 69: Setting Network Camera Itself

    When each of “Bit Rate”, “Frame Rate”, “Mode” or “Image Size” is set to other than “Auto” on PCS-G50/G70, the settings of the Camera Menu are disabled if configured. Connecting the network camera with User authority Connection is made using the setting values of the Camera Menu.

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    (PAL) if the mode H.264 and transmis- sion mode TCP are selected. . When a multipoint connection is estab- lished, configure the frame rate so that it does not exceed the main PCS-G50/ G70’s frame rate limit. For details, see “1-11-9. Connection Mode for Multipoint Connection”...

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    User Menu . To enable the camera control function during connection When you click “User” in the Administrator menu, the to the PCS-G50/G70 after the user is authenticated, User menu appears. Configure the following settings. “Administrator”, “Full” or “Pan/Tilt” authority is required.

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    Configure the following settings. System Tab Title bar name: When the terminal name indication function is enabled by the PCS-G50/ G70, the name of the title bar entered here is displayed on the videoconfer- encing screen as terminal name. Up to 32 sigle-byte characters (up to 16 characters if duble-byte characters) can be saved here.

  • Page 73: Communication Mode For Multipoint Connection

    . You can specify the transmission mode used when connecting a network camera, from “TCP,” “UDP (Unicast)” and “UDP (Multicast).” Multipoint connection allows single or mixed transmission mode. Connection Example ISDN (H.320) Sub-terminal IP (H.323/SIP) Main Terminal PCS-G50/G70 Sub-terminal IP, UDP (Unicast) transmission SNC-RX550N/RX550P IP, UDP (Multicast) transmission SNC-RZ50N/RZ50P IP, TCP transmission...

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    Operational Specifications 1: When only network cameras are connected as sub- terminals Operational Specifications Connection Condition Determined Communication Mode Authority When sub-terminals are Administrator When each setting on the main PCS’s connected within the Authority networkcamera page is set to a setting other example range of the LAN than “Auto”:...

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    Operational Specifications 2: When network cameras and communication terminals are connected as sub-terminals Operational Specifications Connection Condition Determined Communication Mode Authority When sub-terminals Administrator When a communication terminal is connected are connected within Authority as a sub-terminal, the current PCS rule is example the range of the LAN applied to the bit rate regardless of the main...

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    Operational Specifications 3: When the frame rate limit is exceeded If the frame rate limit has been exceeded, it means that 4 or more terminals with 30fps are connected. Operational Specifications Connection Condition Determined Communication Mode Authority When connection is Administrator When each setting on the main PCS’s made within the range...

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    Connection Example The determined bit rate and frame rate of the network cameras can be checked through the “Rate” and “Frame Rate” items in the PCS status menu (Page 1/3). Note that “Rate” in the status menu includes the audio transfer rate. Example Description Setting Example/...

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    Example Description Setting Example/ Determined Communication Mode 1-a-2 Settings on Main Terminal (PCS) Communication Setup: LAN Bandwidth: 4 Mbps Main General Setup/Network Camera: Terminal (Disabled even if configured) Determined Com. Mode on Sub-terminal Camera 1 Bit Rate: 1024 kbps Frame Rate: 30 fps Camera 1 Camera 2 Mode:...

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    Example Description Setting Example/ Determined Communication Mode 1-b-3 Settings on Main Terminal (PCS) Communication Setup: LAN Bandwidth: 4 Mbps Main General Setup/Network Camera: Terminal Bit Rate: Auto Frame Rate: Auto Mode: Auto Image Size: Auto Determined Com. Mode on Sub-terminal Camera 1 Added Camera 2 Camera 1...

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    Example Description Setting Example/ Determined Communication Mode 2-a-2 Settings on Main Terminal (PCS) Communication Setup: LAN Bandwidth: 1024 Mbps Main General Setup/Network Camera: Terminal (Disabled even if configured) Determined Com. Mode on Sub-terminal Terminal 1 LAN Bandwidth: 512 kbps Video Frame: 15 fps (No change for any item) Camera 2...

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    Example Description Setting Example/ Determined Communication Mode 2-b-1 Settings on Main Terminal (PCS) Communication Setup: LAN Bandwidth: 4 Mbps Main General Setup/Network Camera: Terminal Bit Rate: Auto Frame Rate: Auto Mode: Auto Image Size: Auto Determined Com. Mode on Sub-terminal Camera 2 Terminal 1 The bit rate is changed to 2048 kbps/15 fps...

  • Page 82

    Example Description Setting Example/ Determined Communication Mode 2-b-3 Settings on Main Terminal (PCS) Communication Setup: LAN Bandwidth: 4 Mbps Main General Setup/Network Camera: Terminal Bit Rate: Auto Frame Rate: Auto Mode: Auto Image Size: Auto Determined Com. Mode on Sub-terminal Camera 2 Camera 3 Terminal 1 Bit rate is changed to the...

  • Page 83: Web Control Function

    You can make settings through the Web page, as well as through the Network Camera page under the General Setup of PCS-G50/G70. Operation based on the settings is also the same. (For details, see “1-11-5. Setting Network Password Entry Box Camera Setting”...

  • Page 85: Maintenance

    Section 2 Maintenance 2-1. Confirmation Procedure of Local 2-2. LAN Communication Test Using Terminal Operation Using Self-Loop Ping A self-loop is the loopback in the codec of the communica- A LAN communication test can be performed using ping tion terminal. (ICMP).

  • Page 86: Failure Analysis

    2-3. Failure Analysis Inspect the items below when this system does not operate normally. 1. The communication terminal does not start even if its power switch is turned on. . Check that the power cable is connected properly. . Check that the POWER indicator (green) on the front panel of the communication terminal lights. 2.

  • Page 87

    6. A line is not connected. (LAN) . Check that the LAN cable is connected properly. . Check that the left indicator (green) of the communication terminal’s LAN connector blinks. . Check that the LAN indicator ( ) is highlighted in the system status display area (in the lower-right position of the screen) of the initial screen.

  • Page 88: How To Take Log

    2-4. How to Take Log Communication terminal has a function that outputs the internal processing history, between the connec- tion and disconnection of a line, to the commercial personal computer (referred to as PC hereafter) connected to the outside and a function that saves the latest history of 1M byte in a Memory Stick (refer to the saving of system log on page 2-17).

  • Page 89

    (1) Click “HyperTerminal” from “Start menu”. (2) Enter “VT100” in a text box “Name”, select any icon, and click the “OK” button. PCS-G70/G70P/G50/G50P...

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    (3) Select “COM1” in a drop-down box “Connect using” and click the “OK” button. (4) Set the properties of the port as follows and click the “OK” button. Bits per second: 38400 Data bits: Parity: None Stop bits: Flow control: Xon/Xoff PCS-G70/G70P/G50/G50P...

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    (5) Click “Capture Text” from the Transfer menu. (6) Set the saving place and name of a log file and click “Start”. Example of file name: PCSG70LOG.txt PCS-G70/G70P/G50/G50P...

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    (7) After logging, click “Stop” from “Capture Text” in the Transfer menu. (8) Double-click the extracted log file to view a log. PCS-G70/G70P/G50/G50P...

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    Operation for extracting log using commercial PC (2) When the communication terminal is connected to LAN, a log can be extracted from the communication terminal using telnet with PC connected to LAN. Even when the communication terminal is not connected to LAN, a log can be extracted from the com- munication terminal using telnet by connecting the 100BASE-TX/10BASE-T connector on the rear panel of the communication terminal and the LAN connector of PC directly using a LAN cross cable.

  • Page 94

    (2) Type “ping” and the IP address of the communication terminal after spacing out. Press the Enter key and confirm that a reply is returned. After confirmation, close the command prompt window. (3) Click “HyperTerminal” from “Start menu”. 2-10 PCS-G70/G70P/G50/G50P...

  • Page 95

    (4) Enter “LAN” in the text box “Name:”, select any icon, and click the “OK” button. (5) Select “TCP/IP (Winsock)” in the drop-down box “Connect using”, enter the IP address of the communication terminal in the text box “Host address:”, and click the “OK” button. 2-11 PCS-G70/G70P/G50/G50P...

  • Page 96

    (6) Click “Capture Text” from the Transfer menu. (7) Set the saving place and name of a log file and click the “Start” button. Example of file name: PCSG70LOG.txt 2-12 PCS-G70/G70P/G50/G50P...

  • Page 97

    (8) The message below is already displayed on the hyper terminal screen. PCS-G70 Telnet Server (PCS-G50/G50P: PCS-G50 Telnet Server) login: Enter “sonypcs” and press the Enter key. “Password:” is then displayed. Press the Enter key again. A log begins to be extracted.

  • Page 98: Updating Of Software

    Insert a Memory Stick storing system software into Memory Stick slot of the communication terminal. . For details of storing system software in the Memory Stick, consult the Sony service staff. . Use a 128-Mbyte Memory Stick. Turn on the power switch.

  • Page 99: Upgrading Using Ftp Software

    2-5-2. Upgrading using FTP software Required equipment/software . PCS-G50/G50P and PCS-G70/G70P to be upgraded . Personal computer (Use Windows 2000 or Windows XP as PC.) . FTP software . Be sure to connect to an IP network in which a stable (11) The window for completion of upgrading is displayed.

  • Page 100: Service Mode

    2-6. Service Mode For saving of a phone book, loading of a phone book, saving of application, saving of a In the service menu of communication terminal, data can communication log, saving of a system log, saving of setting, and loading of setting be saved in the a commercial Memory Stick or read from a Memory Stick (overwritten in the current data).

  • Page 101

    For loading of application Service menu function list 1. Display the Service menu. 2. Insert the Memory Stick, in which the application Command: software of the version to be loaded is recorded, into The commands listed in the table below are those for the Memory Stick slot.

  • Page 102

    Save Phone Book: Load Setup: All contents of a phone book are recorded and saved in a The setup information Memory Stick. After execution, a file is created in the area (\MSSONY\PRO\TVCONF\SETUP\PCS_STUP.CSV) below in the Memory Stick. recorded in a Memory Stick is overwritten in the Setup \MSSONY\PRO\TVCONF\LIST\PCS_DLST.CSV menu of the communication terminal.

  • Page 103: Technical Data

    Section 3 Technical Data 3-1. Communication Terminal Port Number Used 3-1-1. Without H.323MCU Option (Default) The communication terminal uses the port number below during point-to-point (P-P) connection when the port number used in the LAN Setup menu is set as “Default”. Signal Port number RAS (Communication terminal)

  • Page 104: With H.323mcu Option

    3-1-3. With H.323MCU Option (Default) The communication terminal that operates as internal MCU uses the port number below when the port number used in the LAN Setup menu is set as “Default”. The port number that a sub-terminal uses is the same as during P-P connection.

  • Page 105: Setting Of Communication Terminal And Hub

    3-2. Setting of Communication Terminal and HUB The LAN Mode setting of the communication terminal is “Auto Negotiation” as default setting. When LAN Mode setting has been set to “Auto Negotiation”, 10M/100M can be selected automatically, however, Half/Full cannot be selected automatically. Therefore, if the HUB is set to Full mode, a connec- tion failure or packet loss occurs.

  • Page 106: Audio And Video Input/output Characteristics Of Communication Terminal

    3-3. Audio and Video Input/Output Characteristics of Communication Terminal 3-3-1. Audio Input/Output Characteristics of PCS-PG70/PG70P/PG50/PG50P Name Connector Impedance Input/output level Remarks MIC1/MIC2 (Input) Mini-jack 4.7 kZ (Plug in power) The reference value of an input level is _55 dBs. AUDIO IN AUX (Input) Phone jack 47 kZ or higher, The reference value of an...

  • Page 107

    PCS-G70/G70P/G50/G50P...

  • Page 108: Displayed Window During Multipoint Connection Of Pcs-g70/g70p/g50/g50p

    3-5. Displayed Window during Multipoint Connection of PCS-G70/G70P/G50/G50P 3-5-1. Displayed Picture at Each Point in Voice Activate Mode In Voice Activate mode, a speaker’s picture is displayed in other terminals, however the speaker’s terminal is the same picture as the one before speaking. Example at six points is shown below.

  • Page 109: Displayed Picture At Each Point In Broadcast Mode With Full Screen Mode

    3-5-2. Displayed Picture at Each Point in Broadcast Mode with Full Screen Mode The picture from the terminal at which the “Self Broadcast” was selected is displayed in other terminals. In the terminal at which the “Self Broadcast” was selected displays a picture that is set by Sender Screen setting in the Communication Setup menu of the terminal.

  • Page 110: Displayed Picture At Each Point In Broadcast Mode With Split Window Mode

    3-5-3. Displayed Picture at Each Point in Broadcast Mode with Split Window Mode 1. Immediately after connection The picture in all connected terminals are split and simultaneously displayed in all terminals. a. When “Automatic” is set for Split setting in the Communication Setup menu: When one to three sub-terminals are connected, each terminal displays the four-split window.

  • Page 111

    2. Immediately after speaking a. Four-split window The picture position is always fixed in connection order. b. Six-split window When a person speaks, the speaker’s picture position moves to the lower-right position. When the previous picture displayed in the lower-right position is one from the main terminal, the picture from the main terminal moves to the position in which the speaker terminal was present before speaking.

  • Page 112

    3. Selecting one terminal by main terminal (in six-split window mode only) The position of a sub-terminal selected by the main terminal can be moved to the lower-right position and fixed in the six-split window mode. When “Split (A Fixed)” to “Split (E Fixed)” or “Split (Near End Fixed)” is selected in the main terminal, the picture from the selected terminal moves to the lower-right position and the picture from the main terminal moves to the position in which the selected terminal was present before selecting.

  • Page 113: Display Transition List Of Pcs-g70/g70p/g50/g50p

    Description on “Input 1” in Table This indicates that a video source is selected in the Video Input Select menu of PCS-G70/G70P by “Input 1”. In PCS-G50/G50P, the Video Input Select menu is not displayed as “Input 1”, but “VIDEO IN”. Video setup 1...

  • Page 114

    Video setup 3 Number of monitors: 1 Main monitor: DSB RGB In this case, connect an RGB monitor to the DSB RGB connector of the data solution box connected to The display transition is as shown below. Transition state DSB RGB image Non-communication Launcher menu M/p communication...

  • Page 115

    Video setup 5 Number of monitors: 2 Main monitor: Video1 Sub monitor1: RGB In this case, connect a video monitor to the VIDEO OUT MONITOR 1 connector, and an RGB monitor to the RGB OUT connector of CT. The display transition is as shown below. Transition state VIDEO1 image RGB image...

  • Page 116

    Video setup 7 Number of monitors: 2 Main monitor: Sub monitor1: Video1 In this case, connect an RGB monitor to the RGB OUT connector, and a video monitor to the VIDEO OUT MONITOR 1 connector of CT. The display transition is as shown below. Transition state RGB image VIDEO1 image...

  • Page 117

    Video setup 9 Number of monitors: 2 Main monitor: Sub monitor1: DSB RGB In this case, connect RGB monitors to the RGB OUT connector of CT and DSB RGB connector of the data solution box connected to CT. The display transition is as shown below. Transition state RGB image DSB RGB image...

  • Page 118

    Video setup 11 Number of monitors: 3 Main monitor: Video1 Sub monitor1: Video2 Sub monitor2: RGB In this case, connect video monitors to the VIDEO OUT MONITOR 1 and 2 connectors, and an RGB monitor to the RGB OUT connector of CT. The display transition is as shown below.

  • Page 119

    Video setup 13 Number of monitors: 3 Main monitor: Video1 Sub monitor1: RGB Sub monitor2: DSB RGB In this case, connect a video monitor to the VIDEO OUT MONITOR 1 connector, and RGB monitors to the RGB OUT connector of CT and DSB RGB connector of the data solution box connected to CT. The display transition is as shown below.

  • Page 120: Supported Video/audio Codec

    3-7. Supported Video/Audio Codec H.323 P-P H.320 P-P H.323 MCU H.320 MCU MIX MCU Cascade Cascade (Only LAN) (MIX) Video Interlaced SIF Interlaced SIF (H.264) H.264 MPEG4 H.263 H.263 4CIF *Note *Note H.261 Audio MPEG4 AAC G.722.1 G.722 G.729 G.728 G.723.1 G.711 *Note: A 4CIF image can be received in a sub-terminal if a master terminal is Ver.2.4 or later.

  • Page 122

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Pcs-g70, Pcs-g70p, Pcs-g50p

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