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LAN Control Utility
User Manual
1. Introduction ............................................................................................................ 2
1.1. Preparing to use network features .......................................................................................... 2
1.2. Functions and features ............................................................................................................ 2
1.3. Operation environment ............................................................................................................ 2
2. Setup ...................................................................................................................... 4
2.1. Installation of "ProjectorView Global+" .................................................................................... 4
2.2. When deleting "ProjectorView Global+" (Uninstallation) ......................................................... 5
3. Main screen ............................................................................................................ 6
3.1. System settings ....................................................................................................................... 8
4. Projector registration .............................................................................................. 9
4.1. Connection ............................................................................................................................... 9
4.2. Registration of projector to "ProjectorView Global+" .............................................................11
4.3. When changing the projector IP settings .............................................................................. 13
4.4. When changing projector settings ......................................................................................... 14
4.5. When deleting projector registration ..................................................................................... 14
5. Operation of projector .......................................................................................... 15
5.1. Operation of projector by remote controller .......................................................................... 15
5.2. Confirmation of projector status ............................................................................................ 16
6. Schedule setting ................................................................................................... 17
6.1. Creation of projector group ................................................................................................... 17
6.2. When changing schedule setting .......................................................................................... 18
6.3. When deleting group.............................................................................................................. 19
7. E-mail setting........................................................................................................ 20
7.1. Connection with E-mail server ............................................................................................... 20
7.2. E-mail setting ......................................................................................................................... 20
7.3. Sending test E-mail ................................................................................................................ 20
8. Visual PA2 (Visual PA2 enabled projectors only) .................................................. 21
8.1. Starting Visual PA2 ................................................................................................................ 21
8.2. Saving messages entered and settings specified in Visual PA2 ........................................... 22
8.3. Loading saved data in Visual PA2 ......................................................................................... 22
8.4. Deleting data from Visual PA2 ............................................................................................... 22
8.5. Configuring the Schedule function of Visual PA2 .................................................................. 23
9. Others ................................................................................................................... 24
9.1. Troubleshooting ..................................................................................................................... 24
9.2. Supported Projectors ............................................................................................................ 24
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    LAN Control Utility User Manual Contents 1. Introduction ......................2 1.1. Preparing to use network features ..................2 1.2. Functions and features ......................2 1.3. Operation environment ......................2 2. Setup ........................4 2.1. Installation of “ProjectorView Global+” ..................4 2.2.
  • Page 2: Introduction

    1. Introduction 1.1. Preparing to use network features This projector is equipped with the network function to control and monitor the projector’s operations and to send e-mail notification. Before using the network function, perform the following three preparation steps. • Installing the ProjectorView Global+ • Assigning the projector IP address The projector IP address, password, and certification can be configured in the projector menu.
  • Page 3 1. Introduction Microsoft and Windows are the registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United ® ® States and other countries. (The official name of Windows is Microsoft Windows Operating System.) Pentium is the trademark or registered trademark of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.
  • Page 4: Setup

    2. Setup 2.1. Installation of “ProjectorView Global+” Before starting installation, be sure to read “ReadMe.txt” contained in the CD-ROM. Copy “ProjectorView Global+v3.11.msi” contained in the Tools folder of CD-ROM to the hard disk of your personal computer. (1) Double click “ProjectorView Global+v3.11.msi”, and start up the installer of “ProjectorView Global+”. (2) The setup window is displayed. Click [Next]. (3) Select the folder to be installed, and click [Next].
  • Page 5: When Deleting "projectorview Global+" (uninstallation)

    2. Setup (5) When the installation has been completed, click [Close]. 2.2. When deleting “ProjectorView Global+” (Uninstallation) <Note> • When uninstalling “ProjectorView Global+”, “ProjectorView Global+” should be ended in advance. If the application continues operating, uninstallation can not be performed normally. (1) Double click “ProjectorView Global+v3.11.msi”, and start up the installer of “ProjectorView Global+”.
  • Page 6: Main Screen

    3. Main screen         Menu bar Configuration You can specify the following settings: Add New Group: You can create a new group. Edit Schedule Setting: You can edit schedule settings set for existing groups. Search Projector: Automatically searches available projectors. Assign IP: You can configure IP settings of the projector. Edit Projector Setting: You can edit projector settings. Edit E-mail Setting: You can configure E-mail settings used for this application. Search Projector Setting: You can specify a search range for communication with the projector via a router. System Configuration: You can configure system settings of this application. Help The version information is displayed.  Tool bar ProjectorView This projector does not support this function.
  • Page 7 3. Main screen  Status tag Property and status of the projector can be indicated. When clicking each tag button (except the MAC address), the list can be rearranged (sorted).  Projector list display column List of the projector which belongs to the selected group can be displayed. Status of the projector can also be displayed.
  • Page 8: System Settings

    3. Main screen 3.1. System settings (1) Select “System Configuration” from “Configuration” of the menu bar on the main screen. • “System Configuration” window is displayed. (Default settings are shown in the following example.) Item Description Language You can select the user interface language, Japanese or English. Refresh Status Cycle You can set the cycle to obtain the projector status. Select an integer value with no decimal part from 1 to 60 minutes. (2) Change the settings as needed and click [Save]. • To update the settings you changed, it is necessary to restart “ProjectorView Global+”.
  • Page 9: Projector Registration

    4. Projector registration 4.1. Connection Connect the controller PC and the projector, which have installed “ProjectorView Global+”, to a commercially available LAN cable or wireless LAN adapter. When connecting multiple projectors, use a commercially available hub. • A LAN terminal or 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN adapter is required for the controller PC. • Use a LAN cable compatible with Category 5 and 100BASE-T. Both crossover and straight-through cables can be used.
  • Page 10 Connection example 4 Projector Controller PC Projector Commercially available LAN cable External hub Projector Connection example 5 Router External hub Projector Controller PC External hub Connection example 6 Projector Router External hub Projector Controller PC Projector External hub EN-10...
  • Page 11: Registration Of Projector To "projectorview Global

    4. Projector registration 4.2. Registration of projector to “ProjectorView Global+” The procedures to register projectors vary among the foregoing connection examples. • In connection examples 1 to 4 (where projectors are installed within the same local network), the projectors within such network are automatically detected and registered. For details, see procedure A below. • In connection examples 5 and 6 (where projectors are installed via a router), specify the range of the projectors’ IP addresses and then carry out automatic projector search within the range to register projectors. For details, see procedure B below.
  • Page 12 4. Projector registration Procedure B - Connection examples 5 and 6 (where projectors are installed via a router) To automatically detect projectors connected via a router, confirm the IP address in the projector network menu and specify a range of IP addresses to search that particular IP address using “Search Projector Setting”. <Note>...
  • Page 13: When Changing The Projector Ip Settings

    4. Projector registration <Note> • Set the default gateways of the projectors and PC correctly. For details, contact your network administrator. • Be sure to make a note of the IP addresses and default gateways you set. If you forget the setting values, you may not be able to detect the projectors again. • At initial setup, DHCP or Auto IP (169.254.0.1 through 169.254.255.254) automatically assigns an IP address. Note that a different IP address may be assigned every time you start the projectors. If a connection cannot be established, execute "Search Projector". • If you change the IP address in the projector menu after the projectors have been detected, execute “Search Projector”...
  • Page 14: When Changing Projector Settings

    4. Projector registration 4.4. When changing projector settings (1) Select the projector which you like to change from the projector list on the main screen. (2) Select “Edit Projector Setting” from “Configuration” of the menu bar. • “Edit Projector Setting” window is displayed. (3) Set the Projector Name and its group and the theft detector. Item Description Projector Name...
  • Page 15: Operation Of Projector

    5. Operation of projector 5.1. Operation of projector by remote controller Group or single unit of projector can be operated. (1) Select the projector which you like to operate from the projector list on the main screen. • When selecting more than one projector simultaneously, select while pressing the Ctrl key. (2) Click [Remote Controller] of the tool bar on the main screen or when you like to operate a certain projector, double click the projector on the projector list on the main screen.
  • Page 16: Confirmation Of Projector Status

    5. Operation of projector 5.2. Confirmation of projector status The status of the projector is displayed on the projector list on the main screen. Item Description Check Theft detector setting (ON/OFF) Projector list registration number Projector Name Projector name set in the application MAC Address MAC address of the projector IP Address...
  • Page 17: Schedule Setting

    6. Schedule setting 6.1. Creation of projector group Multiple projectors can be controlled and batched by sorting groups. Also, each group can set each time of the power supply ON/OFF every day. Since the schedule of the power supply ON/OFF is performed by each group, the projector which you like to operate at the same schedule should be integrated into the same group. When Power ON and Power OFF are enabled, their time settings are indicated on the schedule list. [Example] When setting the schedule for the group “group 1” to turn the power supply ON at 9:00 on Monday, turning OFF at 17:00 on the same day, ON at 8:30 on Thursday, and OFF at 17:40 on Friday.
  • Page 18: When Changing Schedule Setting

    6. Schedule setting <Note> • The power supply ON and the power supply OFF can not be selected at the same time of the same day of the week. • The Schedule Setting will be executed while “ProjectorView Global+” is in operation. • Depending on usage conditions, such as when there are so many projectors that you need to control, the time to be executed by the power supply control may deviate from the setting time of the schedule. • When utilizing the Network Time Protocol (NTP) function on the Internet, the schedule operation may not be executed because the setting time of the schedule jumps over. • When the automatic time adjustment by summer time is valid, the schedule operation may not be executed because the time is automatically adjusted before and after switching over. 6.2. When changing schedule setting (1) Select a group which you like to change from the Group select pull-down menu on the main screen.
  • Page 19: When Deleting Group

    6. Schedule setting 6.3. When deleting group (1) Select the group which you like to delete from the Group select pull-down menu on the main screen. (2) Select “Edit Schedule Setting” from “Configuration” of the menu bar. • “Edit Schedule Setting” window is displayed. (3) Click [Delete]. • The selected group is deleted.
  • Page 20: E-mail Setting

    7. E-mail setting When the communication with the projector monitored by the theft detector is disrupted, a warning E-mail can be sent to the designated address, enabling to serve for early detection of the projector theft. The E-mail setting can not be set at every projector and every group. The same setting should be set for all projectors.
  • Page 21: Visual Pa2 (visual Pa2 Enabled Projectors Only)

    8. Visual PA2 (Visual PA2 enabled projectors only) Visual PA2 is a feature to display messages on the projector screen. It can be used for all active Visual PA2 enabled projectors. Additionally, the projector is capable of reading aloud on-screen messages using the Text Speech function. Note that some projectors may not have this function. See your projector User Manual for more information. <Note>...
  • Page 22: Saving Messages Entered And Settings Specified In Visual Pa2

    8. Visual PA2 (Visual PA2 enabled projectors only) 8.2. Saving messages entered and settings specified in Visual PA2 You can save messages entered in Textbox, as well as settings specified for Text, Frame, Location, and Text Speech. These must be saved before you activate the Schedule function in the Visual PA2 window. (1) Enter text in Textbox, specify settings for Text, Frame, Location, and Text Speech, and then click [Save].
  • Page 23: Configuring The Schedule Function Of Visual Pa2

    8. Visual PA2 (Visual PA2 enabled projectors only) 8.5. Configuring the Schedule function of Visual PA2 By using the Visual PA2’s Schedule function, your intended messages can be displayed on the screen at a set time. (1) Click [Edit] in the Schedule area. • "Visual PA2 Schedule" window is displayed. (The window below shows the example when the schedules have been entered in three rows.) ...
  • Page 24: Others

    9. Others 9.1. Troubleshooting • The projector can not be recognized. The projector may not be recognized automatically due to the setting of fire wall. In such case, the communication of “ProjectorView Global+” should be registered as an exception to the fire wall. For the setting of the fire wall, see the manual of the software that configures the fire wall. • Operation by the remote controller can not be properly performed.

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