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VideoBloX
Cross Point Maxtrix Switch

Quick Start Guide

Document 900.0840 – 09/06 – Rev 1.00

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  • Page 1: Quick Start Guide

    VideoBloX Cross Point Maxtrix Switch Quick Start Guide Document 900.0840 – 09/06 – Rev 1.00...
  • Page 2 Revisions Issue Date Revisions 1.00 09/06 Initial Release...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Matrix and VideoBloX components ........
  • Page 4 CONTENTS Programming Sequence #1 ........27 Programming Sequence #2 .
  • Page 5 VideoBloX Quick Start Guide FIGURES Figure 1 Connecting Cameras to the Video Input Module ......5 Figure 2 Connecting Monitors to the Video Output Module .
  • Page 6 FIGURES Rev 1.00 Document 900.0840 09/06...
  • Page 7: Purpose

    Purpose The purpose of this guide is to instruct a user how to install and operate a basic VideoBloX Cross Point Matrix Switching system. The following instructions are included. How to install a basic VideoBloX system with: Keyboard Static Cameras...
  • Page 8 Purpose Rev 1.0 Document 900.0840 09/06...
  • Page 9: Equipment Required

    Equipment Required Matrix and VideoBloX components • Matrix Chassis (4U, 8U or 12U) configured with CPU, Video Input Module and Video Output Module (with titles) • Alarm Terminal Panel (shipped with CPU) • HVBPIT44 PIT for dome control • HEGS5BLX Keyboard with HVB232422 Converter (HEGS5BLX-KT) Accessories (Not included) •...
  • Page 10: Cable And Miscellaneous

    • Power cable from cameras to 24VAC Power Supply • RS232 Cable - from COM port on PC to VideoBloX CPU (9-pin Female connector to 9-pin Female connector, included) • Build an RS232 cable with fly leads on one end and a male DB9 connector on the other end.
  • Page 11: Component Connections

    Component Connections Matrix Chassis The VideoBloX chassis is shipped with a power cable without a plug. This is to accommodate the various methods of power connectivity. Connect the wires on the power cable to the appropriate power source. This installation assumes the power requirements are 110 VAC. Using a standard PC power cable, connect the matrix chassis to a 110 VAC supply.
  • Page 12: Monitors

    Component Connections Monitors Provide power to the monitors. Using coaxial cable, connect one monitor to Output #1 on the Video Output Module. Figure 2 Connecting Monitors to the Video Output Module Connect Monitor Using coaxial cable, connect the second monitor (diagnostic monitor) to the CPU video output on the CPU module.
  • Page 13: Connect The Keyboard

    VideoBloX Quick Start Guide Connect the Keyboard Installation Locate the HEGS5BLX controller, terminal block, 6x6 flat cable, power supply (included with controller), HVB232422 converter, and power supply (included with HVB232422 converter). Figure 4 Connecting the HEGS5BLX Keyboard HVB232422 RS232/RS422 Converter...
  • Page 14: Configuring The Keyboard

    RS232/RS422 converter. Connect the other DB9 connector to the the RS422 Master female port on the VideoBloX CPU module. This port is the third from the left port when viewing the chassis from behind.
  • Page 15: Connecting To The High Speed Dome

    Using the 9-pin Male to 9-Pin Male (pin to pin) connect the Slave Channel of the PIT to the RS422 Master port on the VideoBloX CPU module. This is the fourth connector from the left port when viewing the chassis from behind.
  • Page 16: Address The Pit

    Component Connections Address the PIT VCL Settings Switch #1 - Position 2 "On" all others "off" Switch #2 - All positions "off" Switch #3 - Position #1 and #8 - "On", all others "off" Maxpro Mode Settings Switch #1 - Positions 1, 2, and 3 “On”; position 4 “off” Switch #2 - all positions off for broadcast mode Switch #3, position 1 “on”...
  • Page 17: Installing The Alarm Termination Box (atb)

    VideoBloX Quick Start Guide Installing the Alarm Termination Box (ATB) The ATB is shipped with the VideoBloX system and consists of a stainless steel box with a ribbon cable. • Support for 32 Alarm Inputs - potential free (dry) contact •...
  • Page 18 Component Connections Rev 1.0 Document 900.0840 09/06...
  • Page 19: Video Switching

    Video Switching On start up, the system will require the operator to LogIn at the keyboard before controlling any of the devices. This requires a password, which is set-up in the PC Configuration program. Log-On to Keyboard Press the Log In/Log Out key Enter the Password (default is "0") Press Enter.
  • Page 20: Select Camera

    Video Switching Press a number key and then Enter to select the monitor output you desire. For this example, press 1 then Enter. Note You can use the Next and Previous keys to scroll through the available monitors. Select Camera Press the Camera key (the system is now in Camera mode) The system now switches any selected camera to the monitor (#1) selected above.
  • Page 21: Configuration With The Pc

    Using the 9-pin Female to 9-Pin Female (pin to pin) connect the selected COM port of the Configuration PC to the RS232 Slave port on the VideoBloX CPU. This is the furthest left port when viewing the chassis from behind.
  • Page 22: Install The Videoblox Configuration Software On The Configuration Pc

    Note The Configuration Software is distributed on a CD-ROM that shipped with the CPU/Chassis. Insert the VideoBloX CD in the PC CD-Rom drive. From Windows Start Menu, click on Run Click on the Browse button and locate your CD-Rom drive.
  • Page 23: Start The Videoblox Configuration Program

    VideoBloX Quick Start Guide Start the VideoBloX Configuration Program From the Windows Start menu, click on Programs, then VBloXCFG, and then vbloxcfg "Click" on the Configure button (Configure, Synch Time and Diagnostics). Rev 1.0 Document 900.0840 09/06...
  • Page 24 Configuration with the PC The Main Configuration screen is shown. Note the Red or Green Window - this is the communications "handshake". Communications Handshake Communications If the window is Green - then you have successfully connected. If the window is Red then adjust the baud rate. Select the Communications tab and select the appropriate communication port on your PC.
  • Page 25: Configure A User

    VideoBloX Quick Start Guide Configure a User From the Configuration Program, click on the Users tab. Configure User Number 1: Make sure Enabled is checked Make sure expiry date is in the future Click on Set Password. The default password for User 1 is 0 (zero). You can leave it at 0 or create a new one.
  • Page 26 Configuration with the PC Next, click on the Cameras button in the access portion of the screen. Make sure they are all checked Green. If not, click on User 1 (top left) to give User 1 access to all cameras. Click O.K.
  • Page 27: Configure The Video Inputs

    VideoBloX Quick Start Guide Configure the Video Inputs From the Configuration Program, click on the "Inputs" tab. Configure Input Number #1 (the video input where the dome is connected. Select the Type of Camera as PTZ Configure the Pan/Tilt/Zoom address to match the dome address (#1) Click on Download to send configuration to the CPU.
  • Page 28 Configuration with the PC Rev 1.0 Document 900.0840 09/06...
  • Page 29: Controlling The Dome

    Controlling the Dome Now that the dome is connected and configured, it can be controlled from the keyboard. Perform the following steps to select and control the dome. Press Camera to place the controller in Camera Mode Enter the dome address (1) and press Enter. Camera #1 is switched to the monitor selected on the keyboard.
  • Page 30: Dome Presets

    Controlling the Dome Dome Presets The Dome can be set up for Preset views. To Store Presets Move the dome to the selected view with the joystick. Press the Alt and the Preset/Save key simultaneously. Enter a number for the preset. Press the Enter key.
  • Page 31: Simple Alarm Sequence Configuration

    Simple Alarm Sequence Configuration The following example configures a simple sequence (event/action). The first event turns relay #1 on when there is a contact closure on Alarm Input #1. The second event turns Relay #1 off when there is a Contact Open on Alarm Input #1. Configuring the Alarm Inputs From the Configuration Program, click on the Alarms tab.
  • Page 32 Simple Alarm Sequence Configuration Confirm that alarms 1 to 16 and 17 to 32 are marked as "Local". These are the Alarm Inputs on the Alarm Terminal Box. Set to Local Close this window. Select Alarm #1 and "check" the Enable box. Go to the Contact Open area and "check"...
  • Page 33: Programming Sequence #1

    VideoBloX Quick Start Guide Programming Sequence #1 From the Configuration Program, click on the Sequence tab, Select Sequence #1 Click on the Edit Sequence button. An edit window opens with the End command on the first line. Click on the "+" button to insert a new line.
  • Page 34: Programming Sequence #2

    Simple Alarm Sequence Configuration Click on the arrow in the command field. A drop down box appears. A selection of the available commands appears. Scroll down and select "OUTPUT". Note Help information is displayed for each command and its associated parameters at the bottom of the screen Enter the Output in the Parm (parameter) #1 column Enter the Output State = 1 in the Parm #2 column.
  • Page 35: Testing

    VideoBloX Quick Start Guide Testing “Close" Alarm Input #1 and observe the Relay "On" "Open" Alarm Input #1 and observe the Relay "Off" Rev 1.0 Document 900.0840 09/06...
  • Page 36 Simple Alarm Sequence Configuration Rev 1.0 Document 900.0840 09/06...
  • Page 38 Document 900.0840 09/06 Rev 1.00 © 2006 Honeywell International Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced by any means without written permission from Honeywell Video Systems. The information in this publication is believed to be accurate in all respects. However, Honeywell Video Systems cannot assume responsibility for any consequences resulting from the use thereof.

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