The nameplate is located on the bottom. AA) manganese or alkaline batteries. Notice CAUTION The PCS-XG80S and the PCS-XG80 are systems each of which contains Model No. Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or PCS-XG80S as a main unit.
Subpart B of Part 15 of FCC between the radiator & your body. Rules. For the customers in Europe FCC Radiation Exposure Statement The manufacturer of this product is Sony (PCS-XG80S/PCS-RF1): Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, This equipment complies with FCC Tokyo, Japan.
øvrige relevante krav i direktiv 1999/5/EF. For yderligere information gå ind på følgende hjemmeside: http://www.compliance.sony.de/ Hierbij verklaart Sony Corporation dat het toestel PCS-XG80S/ HD Visual Communication System in overeenstemming is met de essentiële eisen en de Dutch andere relevante bepalingen van richtlijn 1999/5/EG. Nadere informatie kunt u vinden op: http://www.compliance.sony.de/...
1999/5/CE. Pour toute information French complémentaire, veuillez consulter l’URL suivante: http:// www.compliance.sony.de/ Hiermit erklärt Sony Corporation, dass sich das Gerät PCS-XG80S/ HD Visual Communication System in Übereinstimmung mit den grundlegenden German Anforderungen und den übrigen einschlägigen Bestimmungen der Richtlinie 1999/5/EG befindet.
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Precautions Operating or storage location Avoid operating or storing the system in the following locations: • Extremely hot or cold places • Humid or dusty places • Places exposed to strong vibration • Close to sources of strong magnetism • Close to sources of powerful electromagnetic radiation, such as radios or TV transmitters •...
Table of Contents Chapter 1: Installation and Preparation Using This Manual ....................16 Features ........................17 System Components ....................19 Basic System Components ................19 Optional Equipment ..................21 System Configuration .................... 23 System Configuration via a LAN ..............23 System Configuration via an ISDN ..............
Chapter 2: Registration and Setup for System Administrators Registering Local Information ................60 Opening the Setup Menu .................. 60 Line Interface Setup Menu ................64 Dial Setup Menu ....................64 Answer Setup Menu ..................65 Multipoint Setup Menu ..................65 Communication Setup Menu ................
Chapter 3: Basic Connection Starting a Connection by Calling a Remote Party ..........104 Turning On the Power ..................104 Calling a Remote Party by Using the Simple Dial Menu ......105 Calling a Remote Party by Entering Their Address or Number Directly (Direct Dial) ....................
Chapter 4: Connection with Optional Equipment Using a Tools Menu ..................... 146 Using the Computer Picture for Presentation ............149 Installing the HD Data Solution Software ............149 Connecting a Computer .................. 150 Making a Presentation ..................150 Streaming a Communication ................152 Recording a Visual Communication ..............
Appendix Location and Function of Parts and Controls ............219 PCS-XG80S HD Visual Communication System .......... 219 PCSA-CXG80 HD Camera Unit (Supplied with PCS-XG80) ...... 221 PCS-RF1 RF Remote Commander (Supplied) ..........222 PCSA-B384S ISDN Unit (Optional) ............. 223 PCSA-B768S ISDN Unit (Optional) ............. 224 Indicators ......................
Acceptable VIDEO IN (YPbPr) Signals ............239 Pin Assignments ..................... 240 Pin Assignments on Optional Board Connectors ........... 242 List of Port Numbers Used on the PCS-XG80/XG80S ........243 Meeting Room Layout ..................244 “Memory Stick” Media ..................245 Phenomena Specific to CMOS Image Sensors ............ 246 Glossary .......................
Visual Communication System. Chapter 7: Web Control Function This chapter shows you how to control the Using This Manual PCS-XG80/XG80S or set it up via a Web browser. The chapters cover the following contents; Appendix please read the chapters that may be required The appendix contains descriptions of the for your type of communication.
The Communication System accepts a LAN communication bit rate of up to 10 Mbps. It The PCS-XG80/XG80S HD Visual also allows you to connect to as many as Communication System is a communication three ISDN lines and use 6B channels with...
RF (Radio Frequency) Remote Video and audio recording Commander adopted Video and audio can be recorded in a “Memory Stick” and can be watched on a The supplied Remote Commander controls computer after. the Communication System using the radio frequency of 2.4 GHz. The Remote Commander can be programmed for pairing Streaming with the System or the Camera Unit to...
Basic System Components Note This manual explains how to operate the system using the PCS-XG80 HD Visual Communication System Package that contains the PCSA-CXG80 Camera Unit and two PCS-A1 microphones, and the PCS-XG80S HD Visual Communication System without the Camera Unit and microphones.
Unit Description PCS-A1 Microphone Omni-directional microphone that picks up sound relatively from all directions, allowing participants to speak from any location. It is recommended to use in a quiet situation (two pieces supplied). Components packaged in the PCS-XG80S Unit Description PCS-XG80S HD Visual Contains the video codec, audio codec, echo Communication System...
When the TV monitor is connected to the HDMI connector on the Communication System, you can view the high-definition images. Optional equipment especially designed for use with the PCS-XG80/XG80S The following optional devices are used to enhance your videoconference. Unit...
Cable Use the following cable to connect a device in this system. Cable Part No. Number HDMI cable (3 m (9.8 ft)) 1-835-440-1x HDMI cable System Components...
System Configuration The PCS-XG80/XG80S HD Visual Communication System has various system configuration capabilities using the basic components and optional equipment. This section describes the capabilities and necessary equipment for some typical configuration examples. System Configuration via a LAN This allows you to: •...
Up to three ISDN lines (6B channels) with the PCSA-B384S ISDN Unit or up to six ISDN lines (12B channels) with the PCSA-B768S ISDN Unit can be connected to one PCS-XG80/XG80S. The more channels you use for a single communication, the faster speeds and higher-quality picture you can obtain for your network communication.
System Configuration via a SIP This allows you to: • Have an HD visual communication with an IP telephone, etc. using SIP. • Pick up sound in stereo by using two microphones connected to the system. System configuration 1 PCS-XG80S HD Visual Communication System 2 PCSA-CXG80 HD Camera Unit 3 PCS-RF1 Remote Commander...
System Configuration Using Two LAN Connections This allows you to: Connect your system to two networks using the 1 (LAN1) and 2 (LAN2) connectors. For example, you can use the 1 connector to connect a private network in your company and 2 connector to connect to an intranet outside your company.
System Configuration via a LAN for Multipoint You need to install the PCSA-MCG80 HD MCU software. This allows you to: Have a multipoint HD visual communication among up to 10 sites over LAN. System configuration POWER/STANDBY POWER/STANDBY POWER/STANDBY POWER/STANDBY POWER/STANDBY POWER/STANDBY POWER/STANDBY POWER/STANDBY...
System Configuration via an ISDN for Multipoint You need to connect the optional PCSA-B384S or PCSA-B768S ISDN Unit especially designed for use with this system and to install the optional PCSA- MCG80 HD MCU software. This allows you to: Have a multipoint HD visual communication among up to six sites over ISDN. System configuration POWER/STANDBY POWER/STANDBY...
System Configuration via a LAN and ISDN for Multipoint Installing the PCSA-MCG80 HD MCU software in two HD Visual Communication Systems enables you to connect to multiple sites up to 10 via mixed LAN and ISDN lines. This allows you to: Have a multipoint HD visual communication among up to 10 sites over LAN and ISDN.
System Configuration Using the PCSA-A7 Microphones This allows you to: • Connect up to 40 PCSA-A7 microphones to one microphone connector, using a cascade connection. As the PCSA-A7 microphones feature high sound quality and can be connected in cascade without reducing sound quality, they are available to an HD visual communication with a large number of participants.
System Connections This section describes the typical system connections. Notes • Be sure to turn off all the equipment before making any connections. • Do not connect/disconnect the camera cable, interface cable, or pen tablet with the power on. Doing so may damage the Camera Unit, Communication System or ISDN Unit. •...
System Connection via a LAN PCSA-CXG80 HD Camera Unit VISCA OUT TERMINAL PCS-A1 microphone to TERMINAL Camera cable (supplied with the Camera Unit) to MIC (A1/A3) to CAMERA PCS-XG80S HD Visual Communication System CAMERA S VIDEO IN RGB IN RGB OUT HDMI OUT ISDN UNIT AUX CONTROL...
System Connection via an ISDN PCSA-CXG80 HD Camera Unit PCS-A1 Microphone ISDN Unit Interface cable to TERMINAL (supplied with ISDN VISCA OUT TERMINAL PCSA-B384S ISDN Unit** Unit) to TERMINAL Camera cable (supplied with to ISDN 1-3 the Camera Unit) PCSA-B768S to MIC ISDN Unit** to ISDN UNIT...
System Connection via a SIP PCSA-CXG80 HD Camera Unit PCS-A1 microphone VGP-AC19V15 AC adaptor* Power cord* to a wall outlet VISCA OUT TERMINAL to TERMINAL Camera cable (supplied with SIP server the Camera Unit) to MIC (A1/A3) CAMERA CAMERA S VIDEO IN RGB IN RGB OUT HDMI OUT...
Attaching the PCSA-CXG80 HD Camera Unit to a Tripod To attach the Camera Unit to a tripod Attach a tripod to the screw hole used for attaching a tripod on the bottom of the Camera Unit. The tripod must be set up on a flat surface and tightened firmly by hand. Use a tripod with screws of the following specifications.
Preparing the System Inserting Batteries into the Remote Commander Most of the operations with the HD Visual Communication System can be controlled with the supplied Remote Commander. Remove the battery compartment cover. Insert two size AA (R6) batteries (supplied) with correct polarities into the battery compartment.
• If battery leakage occurs, clean the battery compartment and replace all the batteries with new ones. Programming the Remote Commander to Operate the Camera Unit The supplied Remote Commander controls the HD Visual Communication System using the radio frequency of 2.4 GHz. The Remote Commander and the Communication System are paired to prevent interference from other Remote Commanders and Systems.
Setup General Device Setup General1 Terminal Name Standby Mode Standby Time 15minutes Last Number Registration Control by Far End English Language Dark System LED Brightness Dark Camera LED Brightness Camera RF Remote Control Reception Save Cancel For details, see “RF Remote Control Reception” on the Device Setup page of the General setup menu on page 81.
To pair the Communication System with the Remote Commander again Follow the procedure below to release the paring with the Camera Unit, and to perform pairing with the System again. Turn on the Communication System. Set “RF Remote Control Reception” to “System” on the Device Setup page of the General setup menu (page 81).
Turning the System On/Off This section describes how to turn on or off the Communication System. Turning On Turn on the TV monitor. Turn on the power of any other equipment to be used for this connection. Press the (power) switch on the Communication System to turn it on. POWER/STANDBY (power) switch (power) indicator...
If connection of the Camera Unit, ISDN Unit, etc. to the Communication System is not re-established even after the system power is recovered, consult a Sony dealer. • You can check the versions of the Communication System, optional dedicated equipment connected and the application software installed using the Machine Status menu.
Setting the HD Visual Communication System to Standby Mode Display the Home menu on the monitor screen, then press the button on the Remote Commander. The message “Power off?” appears on the monitor screen. Press the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select OK, then press the ENTER button.
• Be sure to unplug the power cord after the power of the system is turned off completely. • If the system is unplugged for about 10 days or longer, the clock setting of the system may be reset. In this case, re-set the date and time in the Clock Set page of the General setup menu.
Setting Up the System Immediately after the Installation — Initial Setup Wizard When you turn on the Communication System for the first time after installation and the self-diagnosis is completed, the setup wizard appears on the monitor screen. Register your local system data with the setup wizard using the Remote Commander.
Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the language to be used for the on-screen menus and messages. Select from among English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Italian, Simplified Chinese, Portuguese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Russian, Arabic, Thai, Turkish, Norwegian and Welsh.
Select the line interface to be used. Wizard Select Line I/F Which is your Line I/F? (Multiple selection available) Select Line I/F ISD N SI P Which is your primary Line I/F? I SD N SI P Save Cancel Which is your Line I/F?: Select from among IP, ISDN and SIP. Which is your primary Line I/F?: If you select two or more interfaces with “Which is your Line I/F?”, select the interface you most use.
Using the Menus The HD Visual Communication System uses the on-screen menus to make various adjustments and settings. This section explains how to adjust or set the items in the menus and gives a brief introduction to the menus. Identifying the Home Menu The Home menu is displayed on the monitor screen when the system is turned on and has not been connected to a remote party.
Home menu (with all items shown) IP:XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX 5/11/2008 13:00 Ready Home Camera Tools Room 101 Room 201 Office A Office E History Phone Book Detailed Dial Dial qj qk 1 IPELA logo B Background screen Image shot by the camera is displayed. C Local terminal name The local terminal name set in the menu is displayed.
Camera menu 5/11/2008 13:00 Camera Previous Adjustments Brightness Preset Details For details on the Camera menu, see page 132. I Tools button The Tools menu opens when you select the button and press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander. The menu is used to carry out presentation, streaming, recording, annotation, etc.
Simple dial menu IP:192.168.0.11 5/11/2008 13:00 Previous Enter Number/Address Select from Phone Book Connect Select from History For details, see “Calling a Remote Party by Using the Simple Dial Menu” on page 105. M Detailed Dial button The Detailed Dial menu opens when you select the Detailed Dial button and press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander.
Q Dial button To call a remote party whose number or address has been entered in the number input box, select this button, then press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander. R One-touch dial buttons The submenu is displayed when you select a thumbnail for a remote party you want to call and press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander.
7 Volume The volume-level bar is temporarily shown when you adjust the volume of the Communication System. 8 Warning messages If system malfunction occurs, a warning, instruction, etc. are displayed. Using the Menus...
Operation Using the Menu The basic operation through the menu is explained taking manual brightness adjustment in the Camera menu as an example. Buttons used for menu operations PRESENTATION LAYOUT VIDEO INPUT CAMERA V/v/B/b buttons VOLUME ZOOM ENTER ENTER button RETURN TOOLS RETURN button...
Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Camera”, then press the ENTER button. The Camera menu appears. 5/11/2008 13:00 Previous Adjustments Brightness Camera Preset Details Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Brightness”, then press the ENTER button.
Use the V, v, B or b button to adjust the brightness of the image. 5/11/2008 13:00 Adjustments > Brightness Manual Adjustment Previous Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Previous”, then press the ENTER button after the adjustment is finished. You can also use the RETURN button on the Remote Commander.
Entering Characters Using the Remote Commander This section explains how to enter the letters, numbers or symbols in the text box in the menu using the Remote Commander. PRESENTATION F1 button LAYOUT VIDEO INPUT CAMERA F2 button VOLUME ZOOM b button ENTER RETURN TOOLS...
Entering Characters Using the On-Screen Keyboard This section explains how to enter the letters or numbers in the text box in the menu using the on-screen keyboard displayed on the monitor screen. When “Display On-Screen Keyboard” is set to “On” in the Menu Screens page of the General setup menu (page 81), the on-screen keyboard automatically appears on the screen if character input is required in the menu.
Repeat step 2 to enter all the letters or numbers. After the input is complete, select “End”, then press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander. To enter a symbol Select “Symbol” on the on-screen keyboard, then press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander.
Chapter 2: Registration and Setup for System Administrators This chapter describes the registration and settings to be carried out by the system administrator.The chapter is intended to be read by the system administrator. Registering Local Information Before connecting, register the required information on the local system using the Setup menus.
Use the V, v, B or b button to select “Setup”, then press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander. The Setup menu appears on the monitor screen. Menus available in a setup menu There are the prominent types of the setup menus in this system described below.
Note The Multipoint setup menu is displayed only when the PCSA-MCG80 HD MCU software is installed in the Communication System. Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the menu button you want to set, then press the ENTER or b button. The selected setup menu appears.
To cancel the setup Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Cancel”, then press the ENTER button. Or press the RETURN button on the Remote Commander. To return to the left column Press the B button or RETURN button on the Remote Commander. Registering Local Information...
More Options Enable Line Interface Setup Menu Allows you to select whether to display the More Options button in the List Edit menu The Line Interface setup menu is used to of the Phone Book. You can set the detailed select the line interface you use for items for dialing in the List Edit menu by connection with a remote party.
Select LAN Prefix Reject Answer Allows you to select whether to use the LAN Allows you to select whether to connect a prefix when dialing via a LAN. remote party’s calling during Disable: Disables the LAN prefix. communication. Enable: Enables the LAN prefix. On: Disables the connection of a remote party.
Note Note When there is only one terminal connected, the The setting items and page numbers in the IP: display switches to full screen regardless of the Mode page vary according to the setting of selection of the setting. “Individual Settings”. Communication IP: Mode Communication Setup Menu...
You can select from among 720, W4CIF, Note W432P, WCIF, 4CIF, CIF, QCIF and When the remote system does not support the AUTO. audio mode selected by the local site, the mode automatically becomes “G.711”. Video Mode Allows you to select the compression format Far End Camera Control of pictures to be transmitted or received.
Off: Disables the presentation mode based Note on the H.239 presentation standard. The setting items and page numbers for “ISDN: Mode” varies according to the setting H.239 Ratio of “Individual Settings”. When H.239 presentation transmissions are made with the system, the H.239 presentation data shares bandwidth with Communication ISDN: Mode...
15fps: Send CIF format pictures at a Video Frame maximum rate of 15 frames per second. Allows you to select the number of video 30fps: Send CIF format pictures at a frames during transmission or reception. maximum rate of 30 frames per second. 15fps: Send CIF format pictures at a AUTO: Switch the number of frames maximum rate of 15 frames per second.
“AUDIO 1” or “AUDIO 2”, and one Off: Disables the recording mute function. auxiliary external input from “AUDIO 1” or On: Enables the recording mute function. “AUDIO 2”. Notes MIC (A1/A3): Select use of the PCS-A1 • When “Recording Mute” is set to “On”, only microphone (supplied with the PCS- signals from external equipment are affected.
Off: Transmits the audio with right and left Monaural 2ch: The sounds of the remote not reversed. and local sites are output from the REC On: Transmits the audio with right and left OUT R and L jacks separately. reversed. Audio3 Audio Input Delay Setting Sound Effect...
YPbPr: Selects the video signal from the XGA: Outputs the XGA signal. external equipment connected to the WXGA: Outputs the WXGA signal. VIDEO IN YPbPr connector. Blanking Period S-VIDEO: Selects the video signal from the Allows you to select the blackout period that external equipment connected to the S occurs temporarily when the input picture is VIDEO IN connector.
supplied) connected to the EC-MIC “Input Select (AUX)” on the Basic Setup1 page of Audio setup menu cannot be selected. (A7) jacks on the Communication System. Video Input AUDIO 1: Select to input the audio of Allows you to select the video input. external equipment connected to the Camera: Selects the camera picture from AUDIO 1 IN jacks on the...
Gateway Address Notes Enter the default gateway address. • Operations of PPPoE for LAN connection are presently verified only for the Japanese Primary DNS NTT B FLET’S and FLET’S ADSL services. Enter a primary DNS address. • The PPPoE registration status appears at the bottom of the screen for each page.
one IP address to be shared by several H.245 computers on the same LAN. Enter the H.245 port number. Auto: Enables or disables the NAT mode by RTP/RTCP automatically detecting the use of NAT. This option is effective only when you Enter the RTP/RTCP port number.
For details on the port numbers used on the system, see “List of Port Numbers Used on Re-Order the PCS-XG80/XG80S” on page 243. Allows you to select whether to correct re- order that may cause packet loss (invalid Packet Resend Request (ARQ) order of arrival in the packet).
High Reliability TOS Setup Menu Allows you to select whether to specify the High Reliability bit of the TOS field. On: Specifies the High Reliability bit of the TOS field. Off: Does not specify the High Reliability TOS Data Type bit of the TOS field.
Registered User Name A2: Port 1 on the ISDN unit. B1: Port 2 on the ISDN unit. Enter the user name for the terminal to be B2: Port 2 on the ISDN unit. registered to the SIP server (up to 39 C1: Port 3 on the ISDN unit.
Open the page (ID page) to enter SPID SPID Settings for Customers SPID in the USA and Canada The SPID is generally comprised of 12 digits, including a 7 digit LDN (Local If you connect to an ISDN switch type, Directory Number).
Color Off: Does not rotate the image 180 degrees. Allows you to select the color of the letters or graphics written on the screen with a pen Note tablet. The “Image Flip” function will be enabled after You can select from among “Black”, “Red”, system rebooting.
Off: Rejects the camera control command. Secondary NTP Server Enter the address of the secondary NTP Language server from which the clock information is Allows you to select the menu and display obtained. language used by the system. You can select from the following languages: English, Time Zone French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Italian,...
Guide SIP:Address: Displays the SIP address. GK:User Alias: Displays the user name On: Displays the instruction that guides the registered in the gatekeeper when you operation. use the gatekeeper. Off: Does not display the instructions. GK:User Number: Displays the user Display Indicator number registered in the gatekeeper when you use the gatekeeper.
Detailed Dial Button Off: Does not display the current status of LAN connection. On: Displays “Detailed Dial”. Off: Does not display “Detailed Dial”. ISDN Status Camera Button On: Displays the currently used ISDN unit port. On: Displays “Camera”. Off: Does not display the currently used Off: Does not display “Camera”.
broadcast by the local party (up to 8 ISDN Mode characters). Enabled: Requires “Save Settings Password” when saving the ISDN Mode settings. Administrator2 Setup Password1 Disabled: Does not require the password when saving the ISDN Mode settings. Allows you to select whether to require “Save Settings Password”...
ISDN Disabled: Does not require the password when saving the Encryption setup Enabled: Requires “Save Settings settings. Password” when saving the ISDN setup settings. Shared Phone Book Disabled: Does not require the password Enabled: Requires “Save Settings when saving the ISDN setup settings. Password”...
Audio Port Number Save Setup Enter the audio port number for streaming Saves the data for each setting to a “Memory broadcasts. Stick”. The data for each setting saved on the “Memory Stick” is overwritten. Video Port Number Enter the video port number for streaming Note broadcasts.
On: Uses 1080i video format. When set to of the local system. If the versions differ, the “On”, the system reboots automatically. data may not be properly recognized. Clear Phone Book Notes Allows you to delete a Phone Book on the •...
Connect Priority: Connects with the encryption feature to a remote party with standard encrypted connection enabled. Connects without the encryption feature to a remote party with standard encrypted connection disabled or with the encryption feature set to off. Encrypt Priority: Connects only to a remote party with standard encrypted connection enabled.
Displaying the Machine Status The Machine Status menu allows display of the versions, communication mode, line connection quality, etc. of the Communication System and the connected equipment. Displaying the Machine Status Menu Press the TOOLS button on the Remote Commander or use the V, v, B or b button to select “Tools”, then press the ENTER button.
Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the information to be displayed, then press the ENTER button. The selected display appears. Displaying the Machine Status...
Machine version Machine Information Selecting “Next” in the Machine Information menu shows the codec version, The Machine Information menu shows the etc. versions of the HD Visual Communication System and the connected equipment for exclusive use, installed software versions, Peripheral Status etc.
Rate Communication Mode Status Displays in real time the number of connected lines and their transfer rates. The Communication Mode Status menu shows the status of current communication Line I/F when communication is in progress, and the Displays the line interface being used. status of previous communications when communication is not in progress.
Network Routing Check The Network Routing Check menu is used to check the network routing, and it shows the checking results. You can start the network routing check by selecting “Start Measurement” in the lower part of the menu. For details, see “About the Network Routing Check”...
Restrictions on the Restrictions on the Use of LAN2 Use of IPv6 The functions of the system are restricted as The functions of the system are restricted as follows when using the 2 (LAN2) follows when using the Internet Protocol connector on the rear of the system for a IPv6.
Setting Up the Network Configurations This section describes how to set up the network configurations for use with various networks. For details on the LAN setup menu, see “LAN Setup Menu” (page 73). For details on configurations, consult with the system administrator. LAN Connection via DHCP (LAN1/LAN2) Configuration example LAN (A)
Enter a name in “Host Name” under the Basic Setup page in the LAN setup menu, and enter the appropriate values for “IP Address”, “Network Mask”, and “Gateway Address”. Setup Basic Setup Sony LAN1 Host Name DHCP Mode IP Address 192.100.
Enter a name in “Host Name” under the Basic Setup page in the LAN setup menu, and enter the appropriate values for “IP Address”, “Network Mask”, and “Gateway Address”. Setup Basic Setup Sony LAN1 Host Name DHCP Mode IP Address 192.100.
Enter a name in “Host Name” under the Basic Setup page in the LAN setup menu, and enter the appropriate values for “IP Address”, “Network Mask”, and “Gateway Address”. Setup Basic Setup Sony LAN1 Host Name DHCP Mode IP Address 192.100.
IP:192.168.0.11 5/11/2008 13:00 Setup NAT Setup LAN3 NAT Mode WAN IP Address 210. 10. 10. 1 Save Cancel The setting has been configured properly if the correct WAN IP address appears in the Home menu. To display the NAT address in the Home menu, you must set “Number Display”...
Enter a name in “Host Name” under the Basic Setup page in the LAN setup menu, and enter the appropriate values for “IP Address”, “Network Mask”, and “Gateway Address”. Setup Basic Setup Sony LAN1 Host Name DHCP Mode 192.100. 10. 10...
PPPoE user name and PPPoE password given to you by the provider. Setup PPPoE LAN1 LAN2 PPPoE User Alias Sony@aaa.ne.jp Password abcdefg Fixed IP for PPPoE Fixed IP Address for PPPoE 210. 10. 10. 10 Obtain automatically Primary DNS...
To connect to a remote party Select “IP” under “Line I/F”, enter the remote party’s IP address, and dial. ISDN Connections Enter the appropriate numbers for “Area Code” and “Local Number” in the Telephone Number page of the ISDN setup menu. Note Do not enter the first 0 of the area code.
Before connecting a remote system, you can check the network routing to assure smooth connection with the system. For the network routing check, knowledge of network is required. Consult your network administrator or Sony dealer. If you have any questions about the checked result, consult your network administrator or Sony dealer.
Chapter 3: Basic Connection This chapter describes how to connect to a remote party after the administrator has completed various registrations and settings for the system. The chapter explains a point-to-point communication via a LAN connection, ISDN connection using the optional PCSA-B384S or PCSA-B768S ISDN Unit or SIP.
POWER/STANDBY (power) switch (power) indicator The indicator on the System starts flashing, then lights in green when the power is on. The Home menu appears on the monitor screen and the picture shot by the local camera also appears. Note After the power is turned on, the camera moves automatically for trial operation.
IP:192.168.0.11 5/11/2008 13:00 Previous Enter Number/Address Select from Phone Book Connect Select from History Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select how to call a remote party, then press the ENTER button. The menu screen will change according to the item you select. Enter Number/Address: The Detailed Dial menu appears on the screen.
Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Line I/ in the Home menu, then press the ENTER button. F” Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the line interface to be used, then press the ENTER button.
To cancel dialing before connecting with the remote party While “Dialing” is displayed on the monitor screen, press the DISCONNECT ) button or the ENTER button on the Remote Commander. Calling a Remote Party Using the One-Touch Dial Buttons When “One-Touch Dial” is set to “On” in the Home Menu setup menu, the one-touch dial buttons are displayed in the Home menu, allowing you to use the one-touch dial function.
Calling a Remote Party by Selecting Them in the History List Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “History”, then press the ENTER button. The History menu appears. IP:192.168.0.11 5/11/2008 13:00 History Dial Dial History1 Home 188.8.131.52...
To cancel dialing before connecting with the remote party While “Dialing” is displayed on the monitor screen, press the DISCONNECT ) button or the ENTER button on the Remote Commander. Note You can select the items below from the submenu: “Cancel”: Cancels selection from the history list.
Phone Book Default Group Home Room 101 ISDN 01-2345-6789 Cancel New Entry Connect Group Edit Edit Copy Delete History Detailed Dial The system begins dialing the selected party. “Dialing” appears on the monitor screen. When the system connects to the system on the remote site, the message “Session Connected.”...
Note If the auto dialing feature of the Private Phone Book is activated, the system begins dialing when the “Memory Stick” is inserted. Calling a Remote Party Not Registered in the Phone Book Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Detailed Dial”...
registered in the LAN setup menu on the remote party’s system when using the gatekeeper, then press the ENTER button. Notes • You can enter a dot (.) with the b or DOT button on the Remote Commander, or “b” or “Dot” on the on-screen keyboard. •...
multiple ISDN lines used to connect to the remote party. To connect to the remote party by entering all the telephone numbers, register the remote party’s telephone numbers for the ISDN lines to be used referring to “Registering a Remote Party – Phone Book”...
Receiving a Call from a Remote Party Operations for answering a call differ depending on the setting of the answer mode. Auto answer mode The system automatically receives a call from a remote party and you can start connecting. Although no operation is necessary to start, the picture on the local site will be displayed on the remote site screen even if you are not ready to begin.
Note See pages 129 to 139 to adjust the sound and picture during communication. To receive a call in manual answer mode When you receive a call, the Communication System rings and the message “Incoming call. Answer?” appears on the monitor screen. Press V, v, B or b to select “OK”, then press the ENTER button.
Ending the Connection Press the DISCONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander. The message “Disconnect?” appears on the monitor screen. Press the DISCONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander again, or press the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “OK”, then press the ENTER button.
Registering a Remote Party – Phone Book You can register the telephone number or IP address of a remote party in the Phone Book, allowing you to dial the party very easily. Up to 1000 remote parties can be registered in the Phone Book. You can also store a still image such as a participant’s portrait in the index list.
Set the items in the List Edit menu. Use the V, v, B or b button and the ENTER button on the Remote Commander to select the setup item. To enter the characters, use the number buttons on the Remote Commander or the displayed on-screen keyboard, and press the ENTER button.
Line I/F Select the line interface you are using to connect to a remote party. Select from among IP, ISDN, TEL and SIP. Selecting any interface switches the setting items in the List Edit menu. Notes • When “SIP Server Mode” is set to “On” in the SIP setup menu, you can select “SIP”...
Note When you set “Number of Lines” to “2B”, you can connect to the remote party by selecting “ISDN (2B)” from “Line I/F” in the Detailed Dial menu. To set up more detailed options When “More Options Enable” is set to “On” in the Dial setup menu, the More Options button is shown at the lower part of the List Edit menu.
Copying a Registered Paty in the Phone Book Open the Phone Book. Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the remote party to be copied, then press the ENTER button. The submenu appears. Press the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Copy”, then press the ENTER button.
The Phone Book > Group Edit menu appears. Phone Book > Group Edit New Entry Previous Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “New Entry”, then press the ENTER button. The group name input menu appears. Phone Book >...
To modify the group name Open the Phone Book > Group Edit menu, select the group button you want to modify using the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander, and press the ENTER button. The submenu appears. Phone Book >...
To register a new remote party in a Private Phone Book Insert a “Memory Stick” in which you want to register a remote party into the Memory Stick slot on the Communication System. Insert the “Memory Stick” in the direction of the arrow with the mark facing upward.
The setting is registered and “AUTO” appears in the Private Phone Book. Using the Shared Phone Book Using the Shared Phone Book function enables multiple Sony Visual Communication Systems to access to a Phone Book located on a server. For detailed configuration, consult your network administrator.
System configuration example In this system configuration, sharing of a Phone Book using H.350 is enabled. LAN ALERT 1 LAN ALERT 2 OPEN H.350/LDAP LAN ALERT 1 LAN ALERT 2 OPEN LAN ALERT 1 LAN ALERT 2 OPEN Directory server Shared Phone LAN ALERT 1 LAN ALERT 2...
To display the Shared Phone Book Select “Shared Phone Book” in the Phone Book menu, and press the ENTER button. The display switches to the Shared Phone Book. Phone Book Default Group Home Room 101 Room 102 ISDN 01-2345-6789 IP 255.255.255.255 New Entry Group Edit Phone Book...
Adjusting the Sound Adjusting the Volume of the Received Sound You can adjust the volume of the sound to be received from a remote party. Press the VOLUME + button on the Remote Commander to increase the volume, VOLUME – button to decrease it. The volume level indicator appears on the monitor screen.
Turning Off the Sound on Answering – Mic on Answer Function You can turn off the sound to be sent to a remote party when you have answered a call from the remote party. If you set “Mic on Answer” to “Off” in the Answer setup menu, only the picture on the local party will be sent to the remote party when answering a call.
Connection example for using an external echo canceller VISCA OUT TERMINAL CAMERA S VIDEO IN RGB IN RGB OUT HDMI OUT ISDN UNIT AUX CONTROL EC-MIC(A7) MIC(A1/A3) 1(R) 2(L) DC 19.5V (PLUG IN POWER) AUDIO 1 IN AUDIO OUT REC OUT 1-EXT-2 to AUDIO OUT to AUDIO 1 IN...
Adjusting the Camera You can adjust the image shot by the local camera that is sent to the remote party to obtain the desired angle and size. During communication you can also control the camera on the remote site to adjust the image shot by the remote camera.
Adjustments > Angle Adjustment Local Camera : First Camera Pan/tilt indicator Zoom indicator Adjust the angle so that the desired angle of view is obtained with the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander. The selected camera pans and tilts, then the adjusted picture will be displayed in the small window or in full screen.
The Camera menu appears. 5/11/2008 13:00 Camera Previous Adjustments Brightness Preset Details Select the camera to be adjusted. During communication pressing the F1 button on the Remote Commander switches between the camera on the local site and that on the remote site. When two cameras are connected, pressing the F2 button on the Remote Commander switches between the first and second cameras.
5/11/2008 13:00 Adjustments > Brightness Manual Adjustment Previous Brightness adjustment bar Use the V, v, B or b button button on the Remote Commander to adjust the brightness of the screen. Pressing the b button increases the brightness, and pressing the B button decreases it.
During communication pressing the F1 button on the Remote Commander switches between the camera on the local site and that on the remote site. When two cameras are connected, pressing the F2 button on the Remote Commander switches between the first and second cameras. The selected camera is shown at the top of the Camera menu.
After the adjustment is finished, press the RETURN button or the ENTER button on the Remote Commander. The Preset Save menu is restored. When you want to register a thumbnail, use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Thumbnails”...
“Delete”: Deletes the selected preset position. Adjusting the Camera in the Detailed Setup Menu When you select “Details” in the Camera menu, the more detailed setup menu opens. You can adjust various items for camera adjustment. Digital Zoom Backlight White Balance Auto Focus Auto...
To use the bright face function The bright face function is provided if the scene is shot by the PCSA-CXG80 HD Camera Unit. When the function is enabled, brightness and contrast are automatically adjusted and as the result the dark part of a scene is shot brighter and the bright part is shot clearer.
Selecting the Input Picture and Sound You can switch the picture displayed on the monitor screen, and switch between the input picture and audio. Switching the Displayed Picture between the Local and Remote Pictures When the displayed picture on the monitor can be switched during communication, pressing the LAYOUT button on the Remote Commander displays the indication “F1: Switches the monitored picture between the remote and local sites.”...
The stored video input is not deleted even after the system is turned off, and is selected when the power is turned on again. To change the video input name displayed in the Video Input menu You can label the desired name for each video input on the Custom Input Label page in the Video setup menu.
Switching the Picture Displayed on the Monitor Screen You can display the pictures on the local and remote sites on the monitor screen at the same time. This enables you to check how your own party is monitored on the remote site. Press the LAYOUT button on the Remote Commander.
Switches the monitored picture between the remote and local sites.” at the bottom of the monitor. Each press of the F1 button on the Remote Commander swaps the location of both pictures. To switch the display to the received RGB picture When you receive an RGB computer picture from a remote party during communication, the instruction “F2: Switches to the RGB monitor screen.”...
Capturing the Screen You can capture the image displayed on the screen by using “Screen Capture” in the Tools menu and display the captured image on the Phone Book. The captured image is stored in the “Memory Stick”. To capture the local image Insert a “Memory Stick”...
Press the TOOLS button on the Remote Commander to display the Tools menu. Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Execute” for “Screen Capture”, then press the ENTER button. The remote picture is captured and is stored in the “Memory Stick”. Capturing the Screen...
Connection with Optional Equipment This chapter describes the various connections using the optional equipment in addition to the components contained in the PCS-XG80/XG80S HD Visual Communication System. To make a multipoint connection, see chapter 6. Using a Tools Menu Pressing the TOOLS button on the Remote Commander opens the Tools menu on the monitor screen.
Presentation Pressing the ENTER button on the Remote Commander allows you to transmit an RGB picture input from a connected computer to a remote party. During transmission, the message “Executing” appears and the selectable item changes to “Stop”. To stop transmitting the RGB picture, select “Stop” and press the ENTER button.
Screen Capture Pressing the ENTER button on the Remote Commander allows you to save the picture displayed on the screen in a “Memory Stick” as a still image. For details on screen capture, see “Capturing the Screen” on page 144. Using a Tools Menu...
Using the Computer Picture for Presentation If you install the optional PCSA-DSG80 HD Data Solution software in your system, you can transmit an RGB picture input from a computer, etc. with the local picture simultaneously to a remote party. Note You can receive a computer picture transmitted from the remote party even if the PCSA- DSG80 HD Data Solution software is not installed.
Connecting a Computer VISCA OUT TERMINAL CAMERA S VIDEO IN RGB IN RGB OUT HDMI OUT ISDN UNIT AUX CONTROL EC-MIC(A7) MIC(A1/A3) 1(R) 2(L) DC 19.5V (PLUG IN POWER) AUDIO 1 IN AUDIO OUT REC OUT 1-EXT-2 to RGB IN Connecting cable with the D-sub 15-pin connectors (not supplied)
While presentation is being executed, the message “Executing” appears on the screen. Tools Presentation [Executing] Stop Home Streaming [Suspended] Execute Recording [Suspended] Execute Annotation [Suspended] Execute Icon display Reject Answer Screen Capture Execute Machine Status Setup Note You can also transmit the computer picture to the remote party by pressing the PRESENTATION button on the Remote Commander instead of performing steps 1 and 2 above.
Streaming a Communication By broadcasting a stream of a visual communication, people who cannot attend the communication can watch the proceedings over the Web using a computer. Before broadcasting a live stream, be sure to configure the live stream permission setting. For details on viewing a streamed communication, see Chapter 7.
To stop a streaming broadcast Selecting “Stop” for “Streaming” in the Tools menu and pressing the ENTER button stop the streaming broadcast. Notes • Even if the Communication System is turned off while the streaming broadcast is being executed, the streaming broadcast continues. •...
Recording a Visual Communication The video and audio of a visual communication can be saved in a “Memory Stick” in MPEG4 format. The saved data can then be viewed on a computer. For details on the recording settings, see “Recording” on the “Streaming/ Recording”...
To stop recording Select “Stop” for “Recording” in the Tools menu, then press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander. The message “Stop recording?” appears. Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “OK”, then press the ENTER button.
For details on the BambooMTE450, consult with a Sony dealer. Note The communication using a pen tablet is only available for communication between the PCS-XG80/XG80S Communication Systems. A pen tablet cannot be used for communication with other Sony communication systems. Connecting a Pen Tablet Turn off the Communication System.
Press the TOOLS button on the Remote Commander to open the Tools menu. Press the b button on the Remote Commander and press the V, v, B or b button to select “Execute” for “Annotation”, then press the ENTER button. Tools Execute Presentation...
Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Start” and press the ENTER button. indicator indicating that the local party uses annotation appears. When the Drawing mode is selected, (pen) indicator appears on the monitor screen and (pointer) appears when the Pointing mode is selected.
Start Stop Eraser Select Line Density Select Color Erase All Drawing Rights To start drawing Press the < key on the tablet. To stop drawing Press the > key on the tablet. To change the color Press the lower pen button. Each press changes the color. You can select from among black, red, blue, green, yellow, orange, purple and white.
Press the TOOLS button on the Remote Commander to open the Tools menu. Select “Execute” for “Screen Capture” in the Tools menu. The drawing using annotation on the screen is saved in the “Memory Stick” as a still image. To end the annotation mode Press the TOOLS button on the Remote Commander to open the Tools menu.
MIC (A1/A3) 1 (R) 2 (L) Microphone (Left) PCS-A1 (supplied with the PCS-XG80) or PCSA-A3 microphone (not supplied) Microphone (Right) To use the connected microphones Set “Audio Input” to “MIC” on the Basic Setup1 page of the Audio setup menu, and set “Input Select (MIC)”...
• Install the speakers so that the participants do not come between it and the microphones. • Install microphones away from equipment that may cause noise. • Avoid covering the microphones, with paper for example, or carrying the microphones and moving them. If you do either, extreme noise and echo may be heard temporarily by the remote party.
Using the PCSA-A7 Microphones Connection of multiple PCSA-A7 microphones (not supplied) allows communication among a large number of participants. The PCSA-A7 microphones have the following characteristics: • Built-in echo canceller • Noise reduction • High quality sound • Several PCSA-A7 microphones can be connected in cascade without losing sound quality.
To use the microphones Set “Audio Input” to “MIC”, and “Input Select (MIC)” to “EC-MIC (A7)” on the Basic Setup1 page of the Audio setup menu. (page 69) Notes on placing the PCSA-A7 microphones • Position the microphones about 50 cm (1.6 ft) away from the participants. •...
The 8-meter microphone cable is used in the middle of the connections, and counts as four microphones. Up to four microphones are powered by the AC adaptor, counting from the microphone connected to the AC adaptor. Microphones layout example PCS-XG80/XG80S PCSA-A7 Using the PCSA-A7 Microphones...
Using a Second Camera You can connect the second camera through the PCSA-CXG80 Camera Unit. Connection example for a second camera First camera (PCSA-CXG80) Second camera VISCA cable (not supplied) to VISCA OUT to VISCA IN VISCA OUT TERMINAL to Video output (YPbPr) OPEN...
Recording during a Communication You can record the voices of participants on both the remote and local sites during a communication if you connect an audio recorder to the REC OUT jack on the Communication System. This is convenient for taking minutes of the communication. To connect an audio recorder VISCA OUT TERMINAL...
Sending Audio/Video from the External Equipment to a Remote Party The Communication System allows you to send the picture and sound output from the connected equipment such as a VCR to a remote party. To connect the video equipment for input The Communication System is equipped with two video inputs.
Video Input > Near CAMERA S VIDEO YPbPr Save Cancel Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the external equipment connected to each video input on the Communication System, then press the ENTER buttton. The picture from the selected equipment is displayed.
Viewing the Picture from the System on a Monitor or Projector When the monitor or projector is connected to the Communication System, you can view the picture from the system. To connect a monitor or projector Monitor to HDMI IN VISCA OUT TERMINAL to HDMI OUT...
Picture displayed on the first monitor The local or remote picture shot by the camera (moving picture) is monitored on the first monitor connected to the HDMI OUT connector. To switch between the local and remote pictures, press the LAYOUT button, then F1 button on the Remote Commander.
Communicating without the Picture – Voice Meeting The Visual Communication System enables a voice only communication using telephones via an ISDN line. (Voice Meeting) Basic connecting procedures are the same as those for normal communication with audio/video. Conducting a voice meeting with a remote party not registered in the phone book Set “Line I/F”...
Controlling the Remote System with the Tone Signal – DTMF Transmission The Visual Communication System enables you to control the remote system connected by transmitting the tone signal (DTMF: Dual Tone Multi Frequency) assigned to the numbers for dialing (0-9, Press the TONE ( ) button on the Remote Commander during communication.
Accessing the Communication System The following controls are available to access the Communication System. For details on each control, consult your Sony dealer. Using a Web Browser You can control or set up the Communication System by accessing it from a Web browser.
Chapter 5: Encrypted Connection When a strictly confidential communication is required, the communication system enables a connection with encrypted video and audio. A connection conducted using this feature is known as an encrypted connection. This chapter describes how to conduct an encrypted connection. The Communication System is equipped with standard encryption, which complies with the H.233, H.234 and H.235 standerdized by the ITU-T.
Preparing for an Encrypted Connection via LAN To start an encrypted connection, “Encryption Mode” must be set in the Encryption setup menu. Set “Encryption Mode” to “Connect Priority” or “Encrypt Priority” in the Encryption setup menu. IP:192.168.0.11 5/11/2008 13:00 Setup > Encryption Connect Priority Encryption Encryption Mode...
Encrypt Priority Connects only to remote parties with standard encrypted connection enabled. Connect with encryption Local system: Remote system: Standard encrypted connection available Standard encrypted connection available Do not connect Local system: Remote system: Standard encrypted connection available Standard encrypted connection unavailable Preparing for an Encrypted Connection via LAN...
Starting an Encrypted Connection You can start an encrypted connection by calling a remote party in the same manner as a daily connection. During an encrypted connection, the encryption icon, , is displayed. Note If there is no icon displayed, transmitted and received data are not encrypted. Confirm if an icon is displayed before starting a connection.
Error Messages Causes The standard encryption You are connected to the remote system via SIP videoconference with SIP connection. connection is not available. Starting an Encrypted Connection...
• The H.264, H.263+ and H.261 video modes are supported. • The G.711, G.722, G.728 and MPEG4 AAC audio modes are supported. • A multipoint connection including a SIP connection is not available. • Only the PCS-XG80/XG80S is enabled for use as a main terminal for the cascade connection.
Connection Examples of a Multipoint Connection Using the LAN Connection (Up to Six Points) Installing the optional PCSA-MCG80 HD MCU software in an HD Visual Communication System allows you to connect multiple points up to six. If you have already made a point-to-point connection when a third point calls, the system automatically starts multipoint connection.
• For cascade connection, “Broadcast Mode” can be set to “Voice Activate” mode only during communication. The “Split” and “Split (fixed)” modes are not available. • Only the PCS-XG80/XG80S is enabled for use as a main terminal on the remote site. Connection Examples of a Multipoint Connection...
Using the ISDN Connection Installing the optional PCSA-MCG80 HD MCU software in an HD Visual Communication System allows you to connect to multiple systems up to six by using the optional PCSA-B768S, or up to four by using the optional PCSA- B384S ISDN Unit.
Note When you are called from a remote party and the remote party has set up a lower number of ISDN channels than that in your terminal, the setting on the remote party’s terminal has priority. To connect with a normal phone When you are using an ISDN connection, a normal phone can be connected at up to five points.
• For cascade connection, “Broadcast Mode” can be set to “Voice Activate” mode only during communication. The “Split” and “Split (fixed)” modes are not available. • Only the PCS-XG80/XG80S is enabled for use as a main terminal on the remote site. Connection Examples of a Multipoint Connection...
Installing the MCU Software Turn off the power of the Communication System. Insert the Key Module of the PCSA-MCG80 HD MCU software into the TABLET connector. to TABLET PCSA-MCG80 HD MCU software Press the (power) switch on the System to turn it on. The PCSA-MCG80 HD MCU software is installed in the System.
Configuring Multipoint Setting Up Multipoint Open the Multipoint setup menu, set “Multipoint Mode” to “AUTO”, and make the necessarysettings. Setup Multipoint AUTO Multipoint Multipoint Mode Broadcast Mode Split Automatic Split Save Cancel For details on “Broadcast Mode” and “Split”, see “Using the Display Control”...
To register a multipoint connection list in the Phone Book The basic procedure for registration is the same as when registering a remote party for a point-to-point connection. For details on the procedure, see “Registering a New Remote Party” on page 118. Select “New Entry”...
For ISDN (Telephone) connection: Select “TEL” from the drop-down list, and enter the telephone number with “T” at the beginning (ex. : T0390123456). Enter all the parties to which you want to make a multipoint connection. Phone Book Index MULTI LIST Multipoint Group Select None Specified...
above. The marks that correspond to the number of the parties you have registered appear in the upper portion of the Phone Book. Specified points Phone Book Default Group Room 101 Room 102 Office A ISDN 01-2345-6789 IP 255.255.255.255 ISDN 98-7654-3210 Multipoint mark Note To delete the...
Starting a Multipoint Connection Calling Remote Parties To call remote parties registered in the multipoint connection lists Select the multipoint connection list registered in the Phone Book. Press the CONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander, or press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander to display the submenu, press the V, v, B or b button to select “Connect”, then press the ENTER button.
Phone Book Default Group Room 101 ISDN 01-2345-6789 Cancel Connect Edit Copy Delete (multipoint) mark is added to the lower right of the selected name in the Phone Book list and the remote party is specified to the party for the multipoint connection.
To call remote parties not registered in the Phone Book Basic operations are the same as those for a point-to-point connection. For details, see “Calling a Remote Party Not Registered in the Phone Book” on page 112. Select “Detailed Dial” in the Home menu or press the CONNECT ( button on the Remote Commander to open the Detailed Dial menu.
For details on the setup, see “Calling a Remote Party Not Registered in the Phone Book” on page 112. Select “Connect”, and press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander, or press the CONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander.
Note on multipoint videoconferences using ISDN If the number of remote points connected increases as a result of dialing from the main terminal while making a multipoint connection using ISDN, some of the channels that have been used for connection will be cut off and used for the newly connected points instead.
Using the Display Control During a multipoint connection you can control the following operations. Broadcast Mode There are four broadcast modes, “Split” and “Voice Activate”, and “Split (fixed)” and the broadcast select mode. You can set up “Split” and “Voice Activate” modes in “Broadcast Mode” of the Multipoint setup menu.
• If you switch the broadcast mode from “Split” to “Voice Activate” in which the picture of a specified terminal is displayed in full screen during communication, the location of Pictures A to E will be changed when “Split” mode is restored. •...
Broadcast Modes and Displayed Windows The chart described below shows the window displayed on the monitor screen when you select one of the broadcast modes. According to the connection status of your system, some modes cannot be selected. You cannot select the broadcast mode if your connection status corresponds to that with no display window in the chart below.
Connection status Non-cascade connection Cascade connection Split 2 or 3 – – (fixed) terminals connected 4 or 5 Six-split window – terminals connected Voice Activate Full screen Full screen Broadcast Select Full screen – Using the Display Control...
Switching the Broadcast Mode At the beginning of the connection, the broadcast mode set in “Broadcast Mode” and “Split” of the Multipoint setup menu is applied. You can change the mode during communication using the Layout menu. Press the LAYOUT button on the Remote Commander. The Layout menu appears.
A Broadcast: Broadcasts the picture of the terminal connected first in broadcast select mode. B Broadcast: Broadcasts the picture of the terminal connected second in broadcast select mode. C Broadcast: Broadcasts the picture of the terminal connected third in broadcast select mode. D Broadcast: Broadcasts the picture of the terminal connected fourth in broadcast select mode.
Ending the Multipoint Connection Press the CONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander. The following menu appears: Disconnect A Disconnect B Disconnect C Disconnect D Disconnect All Disconnect E Cancel The alphabetic letters A to E (or A to C) indicate the connected sequence of terminals.
Notes on Secondary Terminals If there is a terminal that is not adequate for the settings set by this system, that terminal is called a secondary terminal. Communication capabilities between secondary terminal and this system are shown below. • Transmitting/receiving audio •...
Multipoint Attributes Number Attribute Value (H.320 MCU) Value (H.323 MCU) Maximum number of terminals 5 (6 when including the 5 (6 when including the that can be connected to a single local terminal) local terminal) Maximum number of concurrent (independent) connections that can be supported in a single MCU Maximum number of ports that...
Number Attribute Value (H.320 MCU) Value (H.323 MCU) Method of choosing Selected Custom: Custom: Communication Mode - SCM Number of lines (1B/ LAN bandwidth 2B/4B/6B) (Restricted on maximum Audio algorithm value of total bit rate of (G.711, G.728, G.722, all points) MPEG4 AAC) Audio algorithm Auto:...
Function This chapter describes the Web Control Functions used when operating the PCS-XG80/XG80S. The Web Control Function helps you control the PCS- XG80/XG80S, or change its setup configuration, using a Web browser installed on your PC, such as Internet Explorer.
Note When a proxy server in an external network segment has been set, the Gateway address in the PCS-XG80/XG80S LAN setup must also be set. Or set your Web browser proxy setting to “No Proxy” for the PCS-XG80/XG80S. Opening the Web Page...
Identifying a User Once you reach the Web page, the following window will be displayed asking you to identify yourself as the user. Enter one of the following user names (see below) into the “User Name” box and the corresponding password into the “Password” box, then click the [OK] button.
[streaming] Enter the Streaming Broadcast Password of the terminal transmitting via streaming broadcast. You can receive and view the contents of the transmitted communication. [setting] Enter the Save Settings Password set in the Administrator setup menu. You can access the “Phonebook” page, change the setting of the page, and register a new entry onto the page.
Selecting a Menu By clicking a menu name on the left part of the page, you can display the corresponding menu page. Menu items [Home] Displays the “Home” menu to select the line I/F to connect to a remote party, enter the address of the remote party and dial.
How to Use [Home] Menu When you click [Home] on the left part of the page, the Home menu appears. You can also display the Home menu by entering the correct password on the name entry screen. To dial by entering a number 1 Select the line interface (IP, ISDN or SIP).
How to Use [Download] Menu When you click [Download] on the left part of the page, the Download menu appears. Various log files can be shown. Select the log file you want to display, and click the [Download] button. The selected log appears in a separate window.
How to Use [Remote Commander] Menu When you click [Remote Commander] on the left part of the screen, the Remote Commander image appears. By clicking the various buttons on the Remote Commander image, you can control the system in the same way you can when using a real Remote Commander (PCS-RF1), operating the camera, and dialing phone numbers.
Selecting a Tool By clicking the tools button on the top part of the page, you can jump to the corresponding tools page. [Connect/Disconnect] Calls a remote party using direct dialing and ends a communication. [Phonebook] Displays the dial list of the Phonebook. Connects from the Phonebook.
How to Use [Version Up] Page When you click [Setup] on the top part of the page, [Version Up] appears on the lower left of the page. Clicking [Version Up] displays the [Version Up] page. Version Up Click [Reference] and select the software you want to upgrade, then click the [Upload] button.
How to Use [Streaming] Page 1 On the user name entry screen, enter “streaming” in the [User Name] box and the Streaming Password of the terminal transmitting via streaming broadcast in the [Password] box. 2 Click the [Streaming] button to start QuickTime and start watching a communication.
How to Use [Monitor] Page When you click [Monitor] of the tools buttons, the [Monitor] page opens. You can monitor the picture on the Communication System. Note When “Web Monitor” is set to “Off” on the Access Permit page of the Administrator setup menu, or while the encrypted connection is made, you cannot use the [Monitor] page.
error (loss) or link error occurs during Appendix communication. e TABLET connector Connect to a pen tablet (not supplied) for annotation, or the Key Module (not Location and supplied) for software installation. Function of Parts f Memory Stick slot and Controls Insert a “Memory Stick”...
DC 19.5V (PLUG IN POWER) AUDIO 1 IN AUDIO OUT REC OUT 1-EXT-2 (supplied with PCS-XG80) or PCSA-A3 microphones (optional). Power is supplied to the microphones from the qg qh System. k AUDIO 1 IN L/R jacks (phono jack) a CAMERA connector...
Lens PCSA-CXG80 HD Camera This is a 10-magnification optical zoom Unit (Supplied with lens. PCS-XG80) b POWER/STANDBY indicator Note Lights in green when the System is turned on. When the System is set to This Camera Unit is not supplied with standby mode or is turned off, it lights in PCS-XG80S.
Displays the Layout menu to select the PCS-RF1 RF Remote screen display pattern or monitor select Commander (Supplied) mode. d VOLUME +/– buttons Adjust the volume of the sound received from a remote party. +: to increase the volume PRESENTATION –: to decrease the volume e Arrow buttons (V/v/B/b) LAYOUT...
o TOOLS button PCSA-B384S ISDN Unit Displays the Tools menu. (Optional) p DISCONNECT ( ) button Used to disconnect a remote party in Front/Upper panel communication. q BACK SPACE button Deletes the letter entered last. r MIC ON/OFF button Turns off the local sound to be sent to a remote party.
PCSA-B768S ISDN Unit (Optional) Front/Upper panel Rear a POWER indicator Lights in orange when power is supplied to the ISDN Unit. When initializing is complete, blinks in green. b STATUS 1-6 indicators Lights in orange when link synchronization of each ISDN connector is established.
Indicators The following icons appear on the monitor depending on the functions being used. Indicator Name Description Near camera Local camera being controlled control NEAR Far camera Remote camera being controlled control Mic off Local microphone is turned off in (Near) communication or not in NEAR...
Indicator Name Description Audio input Selected audio input (example of the input from the EC-MIC(A7) connector) Video input Selected video input (example of the video from the S VIDEO IN connector) 1080i 1080i video mode in use ISDN Audio only communication in (telephone) progress mode...
Indicator Name Description Pointer (far) Remote party’s pointer Encryption Connected with encryption Packet loss Packet loss occurring Voice “Voice Activate” is selected in Activate “Broadcast Mode” in a multipoint mode connection. Broadcast Local picture is broadcast in a (Near) multipoint connection. Broadcast Terminal A (-E) connected first (A-E)
On-Screen Messages Check the following if a message appears on the TV monitor when operating the Communication System. Message Cannot complete connection. (The following code and message appear.) Unknown network error: Try again later. Number does not exist: Check the number and try again. Network congestion: Try again later.
Message LAN connection rejected: Try again later. DNS error. Dialing your own number is invalid. GateKeeper error. PPPoE server admission has failed. Check the PPPoE User Name and Password are entered correctly. Now obtaining an IP address via DHCP. Configure the DNS address or use the IP address to dial. Check the user name or user number for dialing is correct.
Troubleshooting If the Communication System does not function correctly, check the following. Symptom Cause Solution The power is not The power switch is not set to on. Press the power switch to turn on the turned on. power of the system (page 40). The batteries in the Remote Replace the batteries with new ones Commander are low or dead.
Symptom Cause Solution No picture. The selected picture source is not Turn on the selected video equipment. tuned on. Video input is not selected properly. Select the video input properly (page 140). The selected picture source is not Check the connections (page 169). correctly connected to the system.
Symptom Cause Solution No connection. If you disconnect the Turn off the power of the system and communication with an abnormal wait for a few minutes before turning procedure, e.g., unplugging an it on again. ISDN cable or turning off the system during communication, you may not connect to the ISDN line for a while (when using ISDN).
Symptom Cause Solution Still pictures or the The write-protect tab on the Release the lock (page 245). Phone Book cannot “Memory Stick” is set to LOCK. be saved to the The “Memory Stick” has already Use another “Memory Stick.” “Memory Stick.” been recorded to full capacity.
5.3 Kbps, 6.3 Kbps Specifications 48 Kbps (MPEG4 AAC) (when using ISDN) Network PCS-XG80/XG80S HD Visual Multiplexing Communication System Video, audio, data Frame format This unit is compliant with ITU-T H.221 (compliant with ITU-T Recommendations H.320 and H.323. Recommendation) Interface...
DC 3V using two size AA (R6) Important Notice Regarding batteries Software (1) Warranty booklet (1) VGP-AC19V15 AC Adaptor (Supplied with PCS-XG80/ XG80S) Power requirements 100 to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz, 1.6 A to 0.7 A Output DC 19.5 V, 6.2 A Operating temperature 5°C to 35°C (41°F to 94°F)
Warranty booklet (1) Note Always verify that the unit is operating properly PCSA-B768S ISDN Unit before use. SONY WILL NOT BE LIABLE (Optional) FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, Power requirements COMPENSATION OR REIMBURSEMENT DC 19.5 V...
Sales and distribution of MPEG-4 (ii) DECODE AVC VIDEO THAT WAS ENCODED BY A CONSUMER Visual encoders/decoders ENGAGED IN A PERSONAL AND THIS PRODUCT IS LICENSED UNDER THE MPEG-4 VISUAL PATENT NON-COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY AND/OR PORTFOLIO LICENSE FOR THE WAS OBTAINED FROM A VIDEO PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL PROVIDER LICENSED TO PROVIDE AVC USE OF A CONSUMER FOR...
Pin Signal Description Pin Assignments Ground 100BASE-TX/10BASE-T jack S VIDEO IN connector Modular jack Signal Description Mini-DIN 7-pin connector TPOPTX+ Transmit+ Signal Description TPONTX– Transmit– Y.GND Brightness signal ground TPIPRX+ Receive+ C.GND Chrominance signal — ground — Brightness signal TPINRX– Receive–...
Signal Description EC-MIC (A7) 1 and 2 connectors No connection 19.5V 19.5 V LVDS-RX Multiplexed receive signal (+) Signal Description LVDS-RX Multiplexed receive Ground D– signal (–) TXD+ Transmit data+ SIRCS No connection TXD– Transmit data– LVDS-TX Multiplexed transmit – signal (+) –...
List of Port Numbers Used on the PCS-XG80/XG80S The chart below shows the port numbers used for a point-to-point connection. Signal Port number Type 1719 Gatekeeper Discovery 184.108.40.206:1718 UDP Multicast Q.931 (dial) 2253-2262 Q.931 (answer) 1720 H.245 2253-2262 Audio RTP...
Meeting Room Layout Be sure to position camera and microphone appropriately in your meeting room. Camera Range represents the shooting area of the camera when the zoom has been extended fully. indicates the shooting area of Adjust room lighting so that it falls on the the camera when the angling function is participants.
• Do not allow the “Memory Stick” to get “Memory Stick” wet. • Do not use or store the “Memory Stick” in Media locations subject to: –Extreme heat, such as in a closed car parked in the sun. Use a “Memory Stick PRO” or “Memory –Direct sunlight.
Phenomena Specific Memory Stick PRO , Memory Stick to CMOS Image PRO Duo are trademarks of Sony Corporation. Sensors The following phenomena that may appear in images are specific to CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor) image sensors. They do not indicate malfunctions.
Codec Glossary An abbreviation for Coder-Decoder. An integrated device of a coder that converts an analog audio/video signal to a digital data stream and compresses it, and a decoder for An abbreviation for Adaptive Rate Control. expanding to restore the original analog Technology which automatically lowers a signal.
Gatekeeper H.323 Controls the access of H.323 This enables communications on the communication devices on a network. non-Qos (Quality of Service) LAN. Administers the zone, access limitation, audio/video bandwidth, and alias etc. An abbreviation for High Definition. High H.221 Definition television provides a Frame structure for a digital channel in high-resolution and high-quality picture.
An abbreviation for Simple Network Management Protocol. This protocol is for management information between the management station and the managed terminals. This enables the monitoring of Sony Communication Systems. SPID An abbreviation for Service Profile ID. Streaming A technology that allows audio and video...
Menu Configuration The menus of the HD Visual Communication System are configured as described below. For detailed information, see pages in parentheses. The initial settings of each item are bolded. Home Camera Adjustments Camera Angle Brightness Auto Adjustment, Manual Adjustment (page 47) (page 132) Preset Preset Setting List...
ISDN Annotation Camera General Home Menu Administrator Encryption Shared Phone Book History Dial, Answer, Missed Call (page 109) Phone Book “Phone Book” Detailed Dial “Detailed Dial” Phone Book/ Phone Book List Private Phone New Entry Index, Group Select, Dial to:, Auto Dial, Image, Book One-Touch Dial Specified, Line I/F, Communication (page 118)
Dial Telephone Mode Auto, G.711 -law, G711A-law (page 64) More Options Enable Off, On User Name Input Off, On Prefix Prefix-None, Prefix-A, Prefix-B, Prefix-C Prefix-A Prefix-B Prefix-C Select LAN Prefix Disable, Enable LAN Prefix Answer Auto Answer On, Off (page 65) ISDN MSN Off, On Mic on Answer...
Communication Individual Settings for Off, On (page 66) (Communication) Transmission/Reception Individual Settings for Off, On Point-to-Point/Multipoint IP:Mode Total Bandwidth 128Kbps, 384Kbps, (Communication) 512Kbps, 768Kbps, 1Mbps, 2Mbps, 3Mbps, 4Mbps, 5Mbps, 6Mbps, 7Mbps, 8Mbps, 9Mbps, 10Mbps, Other Communication Bit Rate 128Kbps, 384Kbps, 512Kbps, 768Kbps, 1Mbps, 2Mbps, 3Mbps, 4Mbps, 5Mbps, 6Mbps,...
SIP:Mode Communication Bit Rate 128Kbps, 384Kbps, (Communication) 512Kbps, 768Kbps, 1Mbps, 2Mbps, 3Mbps, 4Mbps, 5Mbps, 6Mbps, 7Mbps, 8Mbps, 9Mbps, 10Mbps, Other Audio Mode G.728, G.722, G.711 Far End Camera Control On, Off Screen Size 720, W4CIF, W432P, WCIF, 4CIF, CIF, QCIF, AUTO Video Mode H.261, H.263+, H.264,...
Audio Basic Setup1 Audio Input MIC, AUX, MIC+AUX (page 69) (Audio1) Input Select (MIC)/ MIC(A1/A3), EC-MIC(A7), Input Select (AUX) AUDIO 1, AUDIO 2 Echo Canceller On, Off Lip Sync Auto, Off Recording Mute Off, On Input Mode Stereo, Monaural Output Mode Stereo, Monaural Basic Setup2 AUX Local Monitor Out...
Basic Setup Host Name (page 73) (LAN) DHCP Mode Auto, Off IP Address Network Mask Gateway Address Primary DNS Secondary DNS LAN Mode Auto, 100Mbps Full Duplex, 100Mbps Half Duplex, 10Mbps Full Duplex, 10Mbps Half Duplex Prefix Length PPPoE PPPoE Off, LAN1, LAN2 (LAN) User Alias...
Basic Setup Adaptive Rate Control (ARC) On, Off (page 75) (QoS1) Auto Bandwidth Detection On, Off TCP Port Number UDP Port Number Packet Resend Request(ARQ) On, Off ARQ Buffering Time 300ms, 150ms, 80ms, Auto, Custom ARQ Buffering Time Forward Error Correction(FEC) On, Off FEC Redundancy 8, 4, 2, Auto...
ISDN Basic Setup Country/Region Country/region selectable (page 78) (ISDN1) Protocol Japan(NTT), National ISDN, Euro ISDN, Euro ISDN(France), 5ESS(P-MP), 5ESS(P-P), DMS-100 Telephone Number Area Code (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2) (ISDN2) Local Number (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2) Telephone Number Area Code (D1, D2, E1, E2, F1, F2) (ISDN3) Local Number (D1, D2, E1, E2, F1, F2)
General Device Setup Terminal Name (page 80) (General1) Standby Mode On, Off Standby Time 1-99 minutes Last Number Registration Off, On Control by Far End On, Off Language Japanese, English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Simplified Chinese, Portuguese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Russian, Arabic, Thai, Norwegian, Turkish, Welsh...
Home Menu Home Menu1 Clock Display On, Off (page 82) (Home Menu1) Local Terminal Name On, Off Number Display IP:Address, SIP:User Name, SIP:Address, GK:User Alias, GK:User Number, NAT:Address, No Display Terminal Status On, Off Warning Messages On, Off Home Menu2 Connect Button Display Simple, Individual, Off (Home Menu2) Phone Book Button...
Other Use History On, Off (Administrator7) Save Setup Execute Load Setup Execute AMX Device Discovery Off, On 1080i Mode Off, On Auto Restore On, Off Internet Protocol IPv4, IPv6 Phone Book Save Phone Book Execute (Administrator8) Load Phone Book Execute Clear Phone Book Execute Auto Dialing...