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Panasonic AWRP120GJ Operating Instructions Manual

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<Basics>:
The <Basics> describes the procedure for connection with the required equipment and for installation.
Before installing this unit, be sure to take the time to read through <Basics> to ensure that the unit will
be installed correctly.
<Operations and Settings> (this manual):
This <Operations and Settings> describes how to operate the unit and how to establish its settings.
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Operating Instructions

<Operations and Settings>
Remote Camera Controller
AW-RP120G
Model No.
ENGLISH
VQT4T93A (E)

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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions <Operations and Settings> Remote Camera Controller AW-RP120G Model No.  How the Operating Instructions are configured <Basics>: The <Basics> describes the procedure for connection with the required equipment and for installation. Before installing this unit, be sure to take the time to read through <Basics> to ensure that the unit will be installed correctly.
  • Page 2 About trademarks and registered trademarks Abbreviations z Microsoft ® , Windows ® , Windows ® 7, and Internet Explorer ® are registered The following abbreviations are used in this manual. trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States, z Microsoft ®...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents How to turn on and off the power of the remote cameras . . . . . . . . . 4 Checking alarm information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 How to turn on the power of the remote cameras .
  • Page 4: How To Turn On And Off The Power Of The Remote Cameras

    How to turn on and off the power of the remote cameras Turning on the power of the cameras simultaneously How to turn on the power of the remote with the turning on of the unit’s power cameras Set the MENU button to ON . The power of the remote cameras in the standby state can be be turned on from the unit.
  • Page 5: How To Turn Off The Power Of The Remote Cameras

    How to turn on and off the power of the remote cameras (continued) How to turn off the power of the remote Turning off the power of multiple cameras cameras Set the MENU button to ON . The power of the remote cameras can be be turned off from the unit. There are the following methods of turning off the power.
  • Page 6: Making Image Adjustments For The Selected Remote Camera

    Making image adjustments for the selected remote camera The following settings and adjustments can be made for the selected remote camera directly from this unit. z Gain z White balance z Detail z Pedestal z Black balance z Shutter speed z R and B gain z Color bar selection z Shooting mode selection...
  • Page 7: Setting The Gain

    Making image adjustments for the selected remote camera (continued) Setting the gain Setting the white balance In places which are too dark, increase the gain level, and in places Adjust the ratio between R, G, and B (the three primary colors) so that which are too bright, reduce the gain level.
  • Page 8: Setting The Black Balance

    Making image adjustments for the selected remote camera (continued) Setting the black balance Manually adjusting the white balance (R and B gain settings) The black balance needs to be adjusted when using a remote camera As with the automatic adjustment, fill the screen with a for the first time or when a remote camera has not been used for a prolonged period of time.
  • Page 9: Selecting The Color Bars

    Making image adjustments for the selected remote camera (continued) Selecting the color bars Adjusting the shutter speed Press the BARS button to output color bar signals from the remote The shutter mode and shutter speed of a remote camera can be camera.
  • Page 10: Setting The Shooting Mode (Scene 1 To Scene 4)

    Making image adjustments for the selected remote camera (continued) Setting the shooting mode (SCENE 1 to SCENE 4) Change the shooting mode (scene file) of the remote camera to match the shooting conditions. Use the SCENE 1 to SCENE 4 buttons to change the shooting mode. SCENE 3 button SHIFT button SCENE 1 button...
  • Page 11: Setting An Nd Filter

    Making image adjustments for the selected remote camera (continued) Setting an ND filter Selecting an ND filter with the USER buttons (USER 1 to USER 8) The ND filter setting can be configured when the selected remote camera uses a lens with an ND filter function. The ND filter settings “ND1”...
  • Page 12: Operating The Osd Menu Of A Remote Camera

    Operating the osd menu of a remote camera To set the advanced settings of a remote camera, operate the menu superimposed on the image output of the remote camera (this menu is referred to as the OSD menu in this manual). The OSD menu of a connected remote camera can be operated from the unit. CAMERA OSD button F1 dial EXIT button...
  • Page 13: Operating Preset Memory (Pmem)

    Operating preset memory (PMEM) z Changing pages The preset memory of a remote camera can be operated from the unit. The following settings that you have adjusted in advance can be stored Press one of the number buttons [1] to [50] to directly select any of the in preset memory.
  • Page 14: Registering Preset Memory (Store)

    Operating preset memory (PMEM) (continued) Registering preset memory (STORE) Recalling preset memory (RECALL) Press one of the camera selection buttons Press one of the camera selection buttons [CAMERA SELECT/GROUP SELECT] to select the [CAMERA SELECT/GROUP SELECT] to select the remote camera to be operated . remote camera to be operated .
  • Page 15: Setting The Operation Items For When Preset Memory Is Recalled (Preset Scope)

    Operating preset memory (PMEM) (continued) Setting the operation items for when preset Registering the speed at which to move memory is recalled (PRESET SCOPE) to the position set in the preset memory (PRESET SPEED) You can select whether to recall all or only some of the settings registered to preset memory.
  • Page 16: Operating Preset Memory Groups (Pmem Group)

    Operating preset memory groups (PMEM GROUP) The unit allows you register up to four “preset memory groups” created Creating preset memory groups by selecting one preset memory for each of multiple remote cameras. Pressing any of the PM GRP 1 to PM GRP 4 buttons simultaneously recalls all preset memory registered to the corresponding preset memory group.
  • Page 17: Recalling Preset Memory Groups

    Operating preset memory groups (PMEM GROUP) (continued) Recalling preset memory groups Registering the preset memory to recall when in ALL mode Press the MENU button to turn on its indicator . Pressing a button to recall a preset memory group Use PM GRP 1 to PM GRP 4 to recall preset memory groups.
  • Page 18: Operating Tracing Memory (Tmem)

    Operating tracing memory (TMEM) The unit incorporates tracing memory (TMEM) for recording a series of Registering tracing memory (STORE) operations that were performed for a connected remote camera. This feature allows you to duplicate the recorded operations of a remote Press one of the camera selection buttons camera.
  • Page 19: Recalling Tracing Memory (Recall)

    Operating tracing memory (TMEM) (continued) Press START button [11] . Recalling tracing memory (RECALL) The indicator of START button [11] turns on. (Operation wait state) TM 0 5 : Press one of the camera selection buttons Wa i t i n g O p r . [CAMERA SELECT/GROUP SELECT] to select the remote camera to be operated .
  • Page 20: Deleting Tracing Memory (Delete)

    Operating tracing memory (TMEM) (continued) Deleting tracing memory (DELETE) Restoring tracing memory (RESTORE) Press one of the camera selection buttons Press one of the camera selection buttons [CAMERA SELECT/GROUP SELECT] to select the [CAMERA SELECT/GROUP SELECT] to select the remote camera to be operated . remote camera to be controlled from the unit .
  • Page 21: Setting The Items To Recall When Recalling Tracing Memory

    Operating tracing memory (TMEM) (continued) Operate one of the PAN/TILT lever, ZOOM button, Setting the items to recall when recalling FOCUS dial, IRIS dial, and white balance mode selection tracing memory buttons to make a correction . Only the data for which the operation was performed is overwritten from the point in time that correction operation was performed.
  • Page 22: Configuring The Remote Camera Operation Settings

    Configuring the remote camera operation settings Adjusting the operation speed of the pan, Setting the PAN/TILT lever inclination and tilt, zoom, and focus speed The dedicated dials can be used to individually adjust the operation The correlation between the angle and operating speed when the PAN/ speed of the remote camera for each of the PAN/TILT lever, ZOOM TILT lever is inclined can be adjusted.
  • Page 23: Setting The Pan, Tilt, Zoom, And Focus Operation Directions

    Configuring the remote camera operation settings (continued) Setting the pan, tilt, zoom, and focus Setting the tilting direction operation directions Set the operation of the remote camera in the vertical direction in response to forward and backward operation of the PAN/TILT lever. You can set the direction that a remote camera moves in response to the operation of the PAN/TILT lever, ZOOM button, and FOCUS dial.
  • Page 24: Setting The Minimum Lens Zoom Start Speed

    Configuring the remote camera operation settings (continued) Setting the minimum lens zoom start speed Setting the focusing direction Set the focusing operation of the lens in response to the operation of the Correct the zoom control amount to send from the unit so that the lens FOCUS dial.
  • Page 25: Setting The Movement Ranges (Limiter Function) Of A Remote Camera

    Configuring the remote camera operation settings (continued) „ When other remote camera Setting the movement ranges (limiter function) of a remote camera 4 . Press the F2 dial to confirm the setting . The position in the up direction of the currently selected remote camera is set as the up limit and the limiter is enabled.
  • Page 26: Returning A Remote Cameras To Its Home Position

    Configuring the remote camera operation settings (continued) Returning a remote cameras to its home Controlling the peripheral devices position connected to a remote camera Position the remote camera in the vertical and horizontal directions so The peripheral devices connected to a remote camera can be controlled. that its shooting direction becomes forward (home position).
  • Page 27: Configuring The Unit Operation Settings

    Configuring the unit operation settings Enabling or disabling operation with the ENABLE buttons The unit has five ENABLE buttons. Each of the ENABLE buttons can be used to independently enable or disable the corresponding operation shown below. Color adjustment ENABLE button MEM ENABLE button USER ENABLE button z Operation of color adjustment section...
  • Page 28: Enabling Or Disabling Operation Of The Enable Buttons By Menu Operation

    Configuring the unit operation settings (continued) Enabling or disabling operation of the Enabling or disabling menu operation ENABLE buttons by menu operation Menu operation can be enabled or disabled. Operation of the ENABLE buttons can be enabled or disabled by menu operation.
  • Page 29: Switching The Focus Operation And Iris Operation

    Configuring the unit operation settings (continued) Switching the focus operation and iris Setting the LCD panel backlight operation The backlight of the LCD panel can be turned on or off. It can also be set to turn off automatically. The operations of the FOCUS dial and IRIS dial can be switched. Press the MENU button .
  • Page 30: Assigning Functions To The User Buttons

    Configuring the unit operation settings (continued) Functions that Assigning functions to the USER buttons Operations when USER buttons pressed can be selected Pressing a USER button with a function assigned Functions can be assigned to the eight USER buttons (USER 1 to selects the corresponding ND filter and turns on USER 8).
  • Page 31: Setting Linking With A Switcher

    Setting linking with a switcher Configure the settings for linking the unit with an optional switcher. Enabling or disabling the function for To use the function for linking with a switcher, you need to set the linking with the switcher following in advance.
  • Page 32: Switcher

    Setting the functions for when the unit is linked with the switcher Set the functions that can be used when there is a link between the unit Setting the switcher bus to control with the BUSCONT and switcher. function Each of the functions needs to be set in advance in SW FUNCTION menu [42] and SW INPUT menu [43].
  • Page 33: Focus Assist Function

    Setting the functions for when the unit is linked with the switcher (continued) FOCUS ASSIST function CAMERA SELECT view function Control the AUX bus of the switcher and switch between the images of Set the unit to display icons at the bottom left of the sub screen for multi view and the images of the selected remote camera.
  • Page 34: Tally Ip Function

    Setting the functions for when the unit is linked with the switcher (continued) Turn the F2 dial to select a setting, and then press the TALLY IP function F2 dial to confirm the selection . CAM: Enable TALLY IP to receive OA tally information from the switcher via Allows you to operate the remote camera selected on the unit with the network.
  • Page 35: Cam Inf Function

    Setting the functions for when the unit is linked with the switcher (continued) CAM INF function Selecting the remote camera setting information to superimpose on the images output from the switcher You can display the remote camera setting information acquired by the unit on the switcher AUX bus output images or multi view images.
  • Page 36: Memory Card Operations

    For the latest information not described in the Operating of unit RP99.s12 LOAD Instructions, refer to the following websites. Preset data and RP01.m12 to SAVE and (Japanese) http://panasonic.biz/sav/ tracing data RP99.m12 LOAD (English) http://pro-av.panasonic.net/ Configuration data RP01.c12 to SAVE and of remote camera RP99.c12...
  • Page 37: Initializing A Memory Card (Init)

    Memory card operations (continued) Initializing a memory card (INIT) Saving data to a memory card (SAVE) Before using a memory card with the unit, be sure to initialize the Press one of the camera selection buttons memory card with the unit . [CAMERA SELECT/GROUP SELECT] to select a remote When the memory card is initialized, the memory card is formatted (in camera .
  • Page 38: Loading Data From A Memory Card (Load)

    Memory card operations (continued) Loading data from a memory card (LOAD) Deleting the files saved to a memory card (DELETE) Press one of the camera selection buttons [CAMERA SELECT/GROUP SELECT] to select a remote Press the MENU button to turn on its indicator . camera .
  • Page 39: Tally Settings

    Tally settings The unit can receive the tally information of the switcher and other Setting the sending of tally information from external devices from the TALLY/GPI connector (TALLY input) on the the unit to remote cameras rear panel and two network lines. To enable turning on the camera status indicators on the unit and the tally lamps on the remote cameras based on the received tally Press the MENU button .
  • Page 40: Checking Alarm Information

    Checking alarm information In the event of an error with the power supply of the unit or a remote camera included in the selected camera group, the ALARM indicator on the unit turns on and the output of the GPI OUT connector (GPI OUT 5) becomes On.
  • Page 41: Returning The Unit To The Factory Default State (Initialize)

    Returning the unit to the factory default state (INITIALIZE) Also, when you execute INITIALIZE (ALL or SETUP), the data stored You can restore the settings stored on the unit to the factory defaults on the unit and the following statuses are restored to the factory default (INITIALIZE) state.
  • Page 42: Returning The Unit To The Factory Default State

    Returning the unit to the factory default state (INITIALIZE) (continued) <Setting items stored on the unit (cont .)> √: Target, ―: Not target INITIALIZE Button Menu name Setting item number SETUP [49] SYSTEM 2. SYSTEM VER ― ― 3. PROGRAM VER ―...
  • Page 43: Control Interface For External Devices

    Control interface for external devices „ TALLY/GPI (JST: JBY‑25S‑1A3F(LF)(SN)) Pin number Signal name Description of signal Operation TALLY IN 1 TALLY IN 2 TALLY IN 3 TALLY IN 4 TALLY IN1 to TALLY IN10 tally inputs Contact input TALLY IN 5 ⇒...
  • Page 44 Control interface for external devices (continued) „ REMOTE Registering camera numbers to CAM OUT1 to (JST: JEY‑9S‑1A3F(LF)(SN)) CAM OUT10 You can connect a personal computer or other external device to select the camera group, select the remote camera, and recall preset memory Press the MENU button .
  • Page 45: Setup Software

    Setup Software Setup Software is an application that allows you to configure the settings for connecting the unit with remote cameras and a switcher from a personal computer. Note When using Setup Software to configure the settings from a personal computer, observe the following . z Do not perform any operation on the unit.
  • Page 46: Registering The Unit In Setup Software

    Setup Software (continued) Registering the unit in Setup Software On the “IP Address” tab, register the IP addresses of units to be set from Setup Software. The units registered here can be selected from the list box on the “Setting” tab. Up to five units can be registered.
  • Page 47: Settings For Connecting With The Remote Cameras And Switcher

    Setup Software (continued) Settings for connecting with the remote cameras and switcher On the “Setting” tab, configure the settings for the connections between the unit and the remote cameras and switcher.
  • Page 48 Setup Software (continued) Displaying the “Setting” tab Setting target selection list box MAC ADDRESS Select the unit for which to configure the connection settings. Displays the MAC addresses of the remote cameras and switcher Click to display the IP addresses of the units that can be set from linked to the camera numbers on the unit.
  • Page 49 Setup Software (continued) Executing auto IP setting Swapping the remote cameras that are connection destinations You can execute “auto IP setting” of the unit from Setup Software. Swap the remote cameras set as connection destinations between two „ Updating the IP addresses of the remote cameras and camera numbers.
  • Page 50: Setting User Authentication

    Setup Software (continued) Setting user authentication To control remote cameras that have the user authentication function enabled, you need to set the user name and password on the AW-RP120. Configure this setting on the “User Auth.” tab of this application. Enter the user name in the User Name box .
  • Page 51: Operations Of Aw-He2

    Operations of AW‑HE2 <Invalid menu operations> AW-HE2 HD integrated cameras can be operated from the unit. This section describes the operations which are different from the Menu Setting item corresponding operations of other remote cameras. SHUTTER [21] 1. SHUTTER 2. SPEED Note ND FILTER [22] 1.
  • Page 52: Table Of Setting Items (Dedicated Dials And Buttons)

    Table of setting items (dedicated dials and buttons) Dial/button Setting item Remote camera Setting R/B GAIN dial R GAIN AW-HE120 –150 to +150 B GAIN AW-HE50 , AW-HE60 –30 to +30 AW-HE2 “---” AW-HE100 –30 to +30 AW-HE870 –150 to +150 AW-E860, AW-E750, AW-E650, AW-E350 –150 to +150 AK-HC1500, AK-HC1800...
  • Page 53: Table Of Setting Items (Menus)

    Table of setting items (menus) Button Initial value on Menu name Setting item Remote camera Setting number unit (*1) [21] SHUTTER 1. SHUTTER AW-HE120 – Off, Step, Synchro, ELC AW-HE50, AW-HE60 – Off, Step, Synchro AW-HE2 – “---” AW-HE100 – Off, Step, Synchro AW-HE870 –...
  • Page 54 Table of setting items (menus) (continued) Button Initial value on Menu name Setting item Remote camera Setting number unit (*1) [30] PTZ ADJUST 1. Z MIN SPEED Off, 1 to 8 2. SPEED WITH Z AW-HE120 – Off, On AW-HE50, AW-HE60 –...
  • Page 55 Table of setting items (menus) (continued) Button Initial value on Menu name Setting item Remote camera Setting number unit (*1) [38] SWAP IP 1. CAM1 192.168.0.10 100. CAM100 192.168.0.109 [39] MANUAL IP 1. CAM1 192.168.0.10 100. CAM100 192.168.0.109 [40] PORT NO 1.
  • Page 56: Messages

    Messages Tracing memory When starting up and switching camera groups Indication Description Indication Description CAM## TMEM # minutes ## seconds of recording Don't touch Do not operate the PAN/TILT lever is still possible for the tracing #m##s Remained. and the ZOOM button because they PTZ Lever! memory of CAM##.
  • Page 57 Messages (continued) Memory card IP connection settings Indication Description Indication Description NO CARD! Unavailable No card is inserted. The entered IP address, default gateway, subnet mask, or port network setting. INITIALIZING... Initializing. number cannot be set. NOT REMOVE CARD. Enter a correct value. ⇒...
  • Page 58: Index

    Index Menu [49] SYSTEM 1. INITIALIZE ................42 [21] SHUTTER [50] ALARM ..................40 1. SHUTTER ................... 9 2. SPEED ..................9 [22] ND FILTER ................... 11 [23] FUNCTION ABB button .................... 8 2. DEFROSTER ................26 ATW button .................... 8 3.
  • Page 59 Index (continued) SCENE 1 button .................. 10 SCENE 2 button .................. 10 SCENE 3 button .................. 10 SCENE 4 button .................. 10 Setup Software ..................45 SHIFT button ................. 10, 17 TALLY/GPI ................... 43 TMEM button ..................18 TO PAN/TILT HEAD 1 to 5 connectors ..........44 Tracing memory operation section ............
  • Page 60 Web Site: http://panasonic.net プロフェッショナルAVビジネスユニット 〒 571-8503 大阪府門真市松葉町 2 番 15 号 (06) 6901-1161 © Panasonic Corporation 2013...

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