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3-875-769-12 (1)
HD Visual
Communication
System
Operating Instructions (Version 1.0)
Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for
future reference.
PCS-XG80/XG80S
© 2008 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 3-875-769-12 (1) HD Visual Communication System Operating Instructions (Version 1.0) Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. PCS-XG80/XG80S © 2008 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 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.
  • Page 3 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.
  • Page 4 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/...
  • Page 5 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.
  • Page 6 Slovenian relevantnimi določili direktive 1999/5/ES. Za podrobnosti vas napro šamo, če pogledate na URL: http://www.compliance.sony.de/ Por medio de la presente Sony Corporation declara que el PCS-XG80S/ HD Visual Communication System cumple con los requisitos esenciales y Spanish cualesquiera otras disposiciones aplicables o exigibles de la Directiva 1999/5/ CE.
  • Page 7 Finnish koskevien direktiivin muiden ehtojen mukainen. Halutessasi lisätietoja, käy osoitteessa: http://www.compliance.sony.de/ Par la présente Sony Corporation déclare que l’appareil PCS-RF1/ RF Remote Commander est conforme aux exigences essentielles et aux autres dispositions French pertinentes de la directive 1999/5/CE. Pour toute information complémentaire, veuillez consulter l’URL suivante: http://www.compliance.sony.de/...
  • Page 8 Slovenian 1999/5/ES. Za podrobnosti vas napro šamo, če pogledate na URL: http:// www.compliance.sony.de/ Por medio de la presente Sony Corporation declara que el PCS-RF1/ RF Remote Commander cumple con los requisitos esenciales y cualesquiera otras Spanish disposiciones aplicables o exigibles de la Directiva 1999/5/CE. Para mayor información, por favor consulte el siguiente URL: http://...
  • Page 9 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 •...
  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Chapter 1: Installation and Preparation Using This Manual ....................15 Features ........................16 System Components ....................18 Basic System Components ................18 Optional Equipment ..................20 System Configuration .................... 22 System Configuration via a LAN ..............22 System Configuration via an ISDN ..............
  • Page 11 Dial Setup Menu ....................56 Answer Setup Menu ..................57 Communication Setup Menu ................57 Audio Setup Menu .................... 60 Video Setup Menu .................... 62 LAN Setup Menu ..................... 63 QoS Setup Menu ....................65 TOS Setup Menu ....................66 SIP Setup Menu ....................
  • Page 12 Registering a Remote Party – Phone Book ............102 Registering a New Remote Party ..............102 Changing the Contents of the Phone Book ............ 105 Copying the Setting of the Phone Book Menu ..........105 Deleting the Registered Remote Party ............106 Creating a Private Phone Book ..............
  • Page 13 Appendix Location and Function of Parts and Controls ............172 PCS-XG80S HD Visual Communication System .......... 172 PCSA-CXG80 HD Camera Unit (Supplied with PCS-XG80) ....... 174 PCS-RF1 RF Remote Commander (Supplied) ..........175 PCSA-B384S ISDN Unit (Optional) .............. 176 PCSA-B768S ISDN Unit (Optional) .............. 177 Indicators ......................
  • Page 14 Acceptable VIDEO IN (YPbPr) Signals ............191 Pin Assignments ..................... 192 Pin Assignments on Optional Board Connectors ........... 194 List of Port Numbers Used on the PCS-XG80/XG80S ......... 195 Meeting Room Layout ..................196 “Memory Stick” Media ..................197 Phenomena Specific to CMOS Image Sensors ............ 198 Glossary .......................
  • Page 15: Chapter 1: Installation And Preparation

    Chapter 1: computer. Chapter 6: Web Control Function Installation and This chapter shows you how to control the PCS-XG80/XG80S or set it up via a Web Preparation browser. Appendix The appendix contains descriptions of the controls and connectors on the components...
  • Page 16: Features

    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...
  • Page 17 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...
  • Page 18: System Components

    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 HD Camera Unit and two PCS-A1 microphones, and the PCS-XG80S HD Visual Communication System without the Camera Unit and microphones.
  • Page 19 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...
  • Page 20: Optional Equipment

    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...
  • Page 21 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...
  • Page 22: System Configuration

    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: •...
  • Page 23: System Configuration Via An Isdn

    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.
  • Page 24: System Configuration Via A Sip

    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. 1 PCS-XG80S HD Visual Communication System 2 PCSA-CXG80 HD Camera Unit 3 PCS-RF1 Remote Commander...
  • Page 25: System Configuration Using The Pcsa-a7 Microphones

    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.
  • Page 26: System Connections

    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. •...
  • Page 27: System Connection Via A Lan

    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...
  • Page 28: System Connection Via An Isdn

    System Connection via an ISDN PCSA-CXG80 HD Camera Unit PCS-A1 Microphone to TERMINAL ISDN Unit Interface cable (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...
  • Page 29: System Connection Via A Sip

    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 Camera cable (supplied with to TERMINAL SIP server the Camera Unit) to MIC (A1/A3) CAMERA CAMERA S VIDEO IN RGB IN RGB OUT HDMI OUT...
  • Page 30: Attaching The Pcsa-cxg80 Hd Camera Unit To A Tripod

    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.
  • Page 31: Preparing The System

    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.
  • Page 32: Programming The Remote Commander To Operate The Camera Unit

    • 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.
  • Page 33 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 70.
  • Page 34 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 70).
  • Page 35: Turning The System On/off

    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...
  • Page 36: Standby Mode Function

    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.
  • Page 37: Setting The Hd Visual Communication System To Standby Mode

    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.
  • Page 38: Adjusting The Volume On The Tv Monitor

    • 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.
  • Page 39: Setting Up The System Immediately After The Installation - Initial Setup Wizard

    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.
  • Page 40 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 and Norwegian.
  • Page 41 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 I SD N S I P Which is your primary Line I/F? ISD N S I P Save Cancel Which is your Line I/F?: Select from among IP, ISDN and SIP.
  • Page 42: Using The Menus

    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.
  • Page 43 Home menu (with all items shown) IP:XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX Ready to connect. 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.
  • Page 44 Camera menu 5/11/2008 13:00 Camera Previous Adjustments Brightness Preset Details For details on the Camera menu, see page 112. 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.
  • Page 45 History menu IP:192.168.0.11 5/11/2008 13:00 History Dial Dial History1 Home 111.111.111.112 2008/05/01 00:00 (12:34:56) Answer Dial History2 555-555-555 2008/05/26 00:00 (03:25:45) Missed Call Dial History3 17.17.17.17 2008/05/26 00:00 (01:00:17) Dial History4 18.18.18.18 2008/05/26 00:00 (01:00:18) Dial History5 19.19.19.19 2008/05/26 00:00 (01:00:19) Dial History6 20.20.20.20 2008/05/26 00:00 (01:00:20)
  • Page 46 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 on the Simple Dial menu, see page 89. 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.
  • Page 47 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.
  • Page 48: Operation Using The Menu

    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...
  • Page 49 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.
  • Page 50 Use the V, v, B or b button 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. The Camera menu is restored.
  • Page 51: Entering Characters Using 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...
  • Page 52: Entering Numbers Using The On-screen Keyboard

    Entering Numbers Using the On-Screen Keyboard This section explains how to enter the 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 Menu2 page of the General setup menu (page 73), the on-screen keyboard automatically appears on the screen if character input is required in the menu.
  • Page 53: Chapter 2: Registration And Setup For System Administrators

    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.
  • Page 54 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.
  • Page 55 Setting items Menu name or menu page Menu button Setup > Dial Auto Telephone Mode Dial More Options Enable User Name Input Prefix Prefix-None Prefix-A Prefix-B Prefix-C Disable LAN Prefix LAN Prefix Save Cancel Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the setting item, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 56: Line I/f Setup Menu

    User Name Input Line I/F Setup Menu Allows you to select whether to register user names in the communications log before The Line I/F setup menu is used to select the communication starts. line interface you use for connection with a Off: Disables the recording of the user remote party.
  • Page 57: Answer Setup Menu

    Answer Setup Menu Communication1 The Answer setup menu is used to set up call Individual Settings for Transmission/ reception. Reception Allows you to select whether to perform transmission and reception settings Answer Answer individually. Off: Select to perform both settings Auto Answer simultaneously.
  • Page 58 H.239 30fps: Send CIF format pictures at a maximum rate of 30 frames per second. Allows you to select whether to use the 60fps: Send CIF format pictures at a presentation mode based on the H.239 maximum rate of 60 frames per second. presentation standard.
  • Page 59 H.239 Ratio 30fps: Send CIF format pictures at a maximum rate of 30 frames per second. When H.239 presentation transmissions are 60fps: Send CIF format pictures at a made with the system, the H.239 maximum rate of 60 frames per second. presentation data shares bandwidth with AUTO: Switch the number of frames camera images that are also being sent.
  • Page 60: Audio Setup Menu

    Video Frame EC-MIC (A7): Selects use of the PCSA-A7 echo canceling microphone (not Allows you to select the number of video supplied) connected to the EC-MIC frames during transmission or reception. (A7) jacks on the Communication 15fps: Send CIF format pictures at a System.
  • Page 61 Stereo: Inputs audio to the R/L jacks of the Audio Input Delay audio input as stereo left and right When you set “Audio Input Delay Setting” sounds. to “Custom”, you can set the delay time of Monaural: Inputs audio to the R/L jacks of the input audio to match the image and the audio input as monaural sound.
  • Page 62: Video Setup Menu

    Dial Tone Monitor Output Allows you to select whether to output a Allows you to select the video signal output ring-back and busy tones when you are from the Communication System. dialing. HDMI: Outputs the video signal to the You can select from among “Large”, external equipment connected to the “Medium”, “Small”...
  • Page 63: Lan Setup Menu

    Off: Switches the video input and the AUDIO1: Selects to input the audio of microphone or other audio input external equipment connected to the separately. AUDIO 1 IN jacks. On: Links switching of the video input and AUDIO2: Selects to input the audio of the microphone or other audio input.
  • Page 64 Auto: The interface type and the communication mode are detected Allows you to select whether to obtain DNS automatically. server addresses automatically or to specify 100Mbps Full Duplex: Connects via them manually when connecting to a LAN 100BASE-TX in full duplex mode. using PPPoE.
  • Page 65: Qos Setup Menu

    For details on the port numbers used on the system, see “List of Port Numbers Used on User Number the PCS-XG80/XG80S” on page 195. Enter the user number (E.164 number) registered in the gatekeeper. QoS2 Basic Setup2...
  • Page 66: Tos Setup Menu

    On: Enables the Audio Duplex Transmission feature. Allows you to select how to define the Type Off: Disables the Audio Duplex of Service (TOS) field. Transmission feature. Off: Does not define the TOS field. IP Precedence: Defines the TOS field as IP Precedence.
  • Page 67: Sip Setup Menu

    SIP3 SIP Setup Menu Server Not Used This page appears when “SIP Server Mode” The SIP Setup menu is used to connect with is set to “Off”. an IP phone, etc. using the SIP (Session Initiation Protocol). Transport Protocol Selects the protocol to be used for SIP. UDP: Uses UDP (User Datagram Protocol).
  • Page 68: Spid Settings For Customers In The Usa And Canada

    A1: Port 1 on the ISDN unit. SPID Settings for Customers A2: Port 1 on the ISDN unit. in the USA and Canada B1: Port 2 on the ISDN unit. B2: Port 2 on the ISDN unit. If you connect to an ISDN switch type, C1: Port 3 on the ISDN unit.
  • Page 69: Annotation Setup Menu

    Open the SPID page (ID page) to enter Color the SPID. Allows you to select the color of the letters or graphics written on the screen with a pen The SPID is generally comprised of 12 tablet. digits, including a 7 digit LDN (Local You can select from among “Black”, “Red”, Directory Number).
  • Page 70: General Setup Menu

    Image Flip for Second Camera Control by Far End Allows you to select whether to rotate the When “Far End Camera Control” is set to camera image 180 degrees when the second “On” in the Communication setup menu, camera is installed on a ceiling. you can temporarily reject the camera Off: Does not rotate the image 180 degrees.
  • Page 71 Primary NTP Server Off: Does not display the local terminal name. Enter the address of the primary NTP server from which the clock information is Number Display obtained. Allows you to select the identification of the Secondary NTP Server local system, such as the IP address and user name, to be displayed in the Home menu.
  • Page 72 Phone Book Button Volume On: Displays “Phone Book”. On: Displays the volume meter for a certain Off: Does not display “Phone Book”. duration when the volume is adjusted. Off: Does not display the volume meter. History Button LAN Status On: Displays “History”. Off: Does not display “History”.
  • Page 73: Administrator Setup Menu

    Display On-Screen Keyboard Administrator2 Setup Password1 On: Displays the on-screen keyboard. Off: Does not display the on-screen Allows you to select whether to require keyboard. “Save Settings Password” when saving each setting. Administrator Setup Menu Line I/F Enabled: Requires “Save Settings The Administrator setup menu is used for Password”...
  • Page 74 Administrator3 Administrator4 Setup Password2 Setup Password3 Audio General Enabled: Requires “Save Settings Enabled: Requires “Save Settings Password” when saving the Audio setup Password” when saving the General settings. setup settings. Disabled: Does not require the password Disabled: Does not require the password when saving the Audio setup settings.
  • Page 75 Recording Enabled: Permits access via Telnet. Disabled: Prohibits access via Telnet. Select whether to enable the recording of video and audio to a “Memory Stick.” SSH Access Enabled: Permits the recording. Allows you to select whether to permit Disabled: Does not permit the recording. access to the Communication System via Video SSH (Secure Shell).
  • Page 76: Encryption Setup Menu

    information from the Communication Note System, the System automatically falls When loading Phone Book data, make sure that under the control of the AMX system. the version of the system from which the data was originally saved is the same as the version of the local system.
  • Page 77 Encryption Encryption Encryption Mode Select whether you use the encryption feature. Off: Disables use of the encryption feature. 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.
  • Page 78: Displaying The Machine Status

    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.
  • Page 79: Machine Information Menu

    Example: Machine Information Menu Video Codec Version Displays the version of the video codec of The Machine Information menu shows the the System. versions of the HD Visual Communication System and the connected equipment for exclusive use, installed software versions, Peripheral Status etc.
  • Page 80: Lan Line Status

    Communication mode status LAN Line Status The items below are shown both in the columns for “Encode” and “Decode”. The Bit rate - Encode descriptions under “Encode” show the setting Displays by category (audio, video and status of the local system and those under H.239 (presentation)) the transfer rates for “Decode”...
  • Page 81: Setting Up The Network Configurations

    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 63). For details on configurations, consult with the system administrator. LAN (Connecting via DHCP) Configuration example LAN (A)
  • Page 82: Lan (connecting Through A Router)

    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”. IP:192.168.0.11 5/11/2008 13:00 Setup > LAN > Basic Setup Sony LAN1 Host Name DHCP Mode IP Address 192.100. 10. 10 Network Mask 255.255.255.
  • Page 83: Lan (connecting Through A Gatekeeper)

    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”. IP:192.168.0.11 5/11/2008 13:00 Setup > LAN > Basic Setup Sony LAN1 Host Name DHCP Mode IP Address 192.100. 10. 10 Network Mask 255.255.255.
  • Page 84: Lan (connecting Through Nat)

    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”. IP:192.168.0.11 5/11/2008 13:00 Setup > LAN > Basic Setup Sony LAN1 Host Name DHCP Mode IP Address 192.100. 10. 10 Network Mask 255.255.255.
  • Page 85: Lan (pppoe Connections)

    IP:192.168.0.11 5/11/2008 13:00 Setup > LAN > 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”...
  • Page 86: Isdn Connections

    PPPoE user name and PPPoE password given to you by the provider. IP:192.168.0.11 5/11/2008 13:00 Setup > LAN > PPPoE 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...
  • Page 87 Setup > ISDN > Number ISDN2 Area Code Local Number Execute Auto SPID Save Cancel The setting has been configured properly if the correct line number appears in the Home menu. Remote parties must configure in the same way. Note When connecting to the ISDN unit, use the ports in ascending order.
  • Page 88: Chapter 3: Basic Connection

    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.
  • Page 89: Calling A Remote Party By Using The Simple Dial Menu

    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.
  • Page 90: Calling A Remote Party By Entering Their Address Or Number Directly

    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.
  • Page 91 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. IP: Select to connect to the system on the remote site via a LAN. ISDN: Select to connect to the system on the remote site via an ISDN line. TEL: Select to connect to a phone on the remote site via an ISDN line for a voice meeting.
  • Page 92: Calling A Remote Party Using The One-touch Dial Buttons

    Calling a Remote Party Using the One-Touch Dial Buttons For registration of the one-touch dial buttons, see “Registering a Remote Party – Phone Book” on page 102. Open the Home menu and select the one-touch dial button in which the remote party you want to call is registered with one of the F1 to F4 buttons or with the V, v, B or b button and ENTER button on the Remote Commander.
  • Page 93: Calling A Remote Party By Selecting Them In The History List

    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 111.111.111.112...
  • Page 94: Calling A Remote Party Registered In The Phone Book

    Note You can select the items below from the submenu: “Cancel”: Cancels selection from the history list. “Edit”: Displays the List Edit menu for registration in the Phone Book. “Delete”: Deletes the selected call from the history list. Calling a Remote Party Registered in the Phone Book For the registration in the Phone Book, see “Registering a Remote Party –...
  • Page 95: Calling A Remote Party Not Registered In The Phone Book

    To cancel dialing before connecting While “Dialing” is displayed on the monitor screen, press the ENTER button or the DISCONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander. To switch the display in the Phone Book between the list and the thumbnails Each time the F1 button on the Remote Commander is pressed, the display changes between the list and the thumbnails.
  • Page 96 Detailed Dial Dial to: Number of Connected Sites Home Line I/F Communication 1024kbps Bit Rate Number of Lines 1B (64K) Phone Book History More Options Connect Cancel Select the line interface to be used for connection. Use the V, v, B or b button to select “Line I/F”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 97 When using the ISDN 1 Enter the telephone number of a remote party to connect in the A text box. Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the A text box, then press the ENTER button. Next, enter the telephone number with the number buttons on the Remote Commander or on- screen keyboard, and press the ENTER button.
  • Page 98 To cancel dialing before connecting While “Dialing” is displayed on the monitor screen, press the ENTER button or the DISCONNECT ) button on the Remote Commander. To save the entered IP address or ISDN telephone number in the Phone Book When you enter the IP address or ISDN telephone number, the Save button appears at the lower part of the menu.
  • Page 99: Receiving A Call From A Remote Party

    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.
  • Page 100 Note See pages 109 to 118 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.
  • Page 101: Ending The Conference

    Ending the Conference Press the DISCONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander. The message “Disconnect?” 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, or press the DISCONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander again.
  • Page 102: Registering A Remote Party - Phone Book

    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.
  • Page 103 Set the items in the List Edit menu. Index Enter the name of a remote party in the Index text box. You can use up to 39 letter and number characters. Group Select Select the group set in the Phone Book. Dial to: Enter the IP address or line number of a remote party depending on the line interface you select.
  • Page 104 Communication Bit Rate Select the communication bit rate when you select “IP” or “SIP” with “Line I/F”. Number of Lines Select the number of the ISDN channels to be used when you select “ISDN” with “Line I/F”. Auto Dial Set this item only for the Private Phone Book (page 106). Setting “Auto Dial”...
  • Page 105: Changing The Contents Of The Phone Book

    Note The contents set with the More Options button have priority over those set in the Dial setup menu. Changing the Contents of the Phone Book You can change the telephone number, IP address, name or setting registered in the Phone Book. Open the Phone Book.
  • Page 106: Deleting The Registered Remote Party

    Deleting the Registered Remote Party Open the Phone Book. Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the remote party to be deleted from the Phone Book, then press the ENTER button. The submenu appears. Press the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Delete”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 107 Open the Phone Book page in the Administrator setup menu. Setup > Administrator > Phone Book Administrator8 Save Phone Book Execute Execute Load Phone Book Clear Phone Book Execute Auto Dialing Create Private Phone Book Execute Execute Delete Private Phone Book Execute Copy to Private Phone Book Save...
  • Page 108 by inserting the “Memory Stick” in which the Private Phone Book is registered. Open the Private Phone Book. Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the remote party to dial automatically, then press the ENTER button. Press the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Edit”, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 109: Adjusting The Sound

    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.
  • Page 110: Turning Off The Sound On Answering - Mic On Answer Function

    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.
  • Page 111 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...
  • Page 112: Adjusting The Camera

    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.
  • Page 113: Adjusting The Brightness

    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.
  • Page 114 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.
  • Page 115: Adjusting The Camera In The More Detailed Setup Menu

    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.
  • Page 116: Registering Angle And Zoom Preset Settings

    Digital Zoom Backlight White Balance Auto Focus Auto Focus Adjustment To use the digital zoom function Set “Digital Zoom” to “On”. To use backlight compensation function When the subject is shot with a bright background, set “Backlight” to “On”. The backlight compensation is activated and you can obtain a bright picture. To adjust the white balance Set the white balance depending on the shooting location.
  • Page 117 Up to 100 settings can be registered for the local camera and up to 6 settings for the remote camera. The original position of the camera is registered in the Preset number 1 button at the factory. To register the preset setting Press the CAMERA button on the Remote Commander, or press the V, v, B or b button to select “Camera”...
  • Page 118 Adjustments > Preset Save Local Camera : First Camera Preset Number : Adjustments Camera Angle : Save Cancel Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Preset Number”, then select the number to which the setting is stored. Only the numbers that have not been used for presetting are selectable.
  • Page 119 Adjustments > Preset Setting List Local Camera : First Camera New Entry Back to Home Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the preset number you want to recall, then press the ENTER button. You can also recall the preset numbers 1 to 6 by pressing the number buttons 1 to 6 on the Remote Commander.
  • Page 120: Selecting The Input Picture And Sound

    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 to the remote site.”...
  • Page 121: Switching The Sound To Be Sent To The Remote Party

    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.
  • Page 122: Switching The Picture Displayed On The Monitor Screen

    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.
  • Page 123: Switching The Video Output Equipment

    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, pressing the LAYOUT button on the Remote Commander displays the indication “F2: Switches to the RGB picture.”...
  • Page 124: Capturing The 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”...
  • Page 125 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...
  • Page 126: Chapter 4: Connection With Optional Equipment

    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. Using a Convenient Menu Available during Communication — Tools Menu During communication with a remote party, pressing the TOOLS button on the Remote Commander opens the Tools menu on the monitor screen.
  • Page 127 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.
  • Page 128: Using The Computer Picture For Presentation

    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 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.
  • Page 129: Connecting A Computer

    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)
  • Page 130 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 2 and 3 above. To change the display pattern of the presentation screen You can select the display pattern of the presentation screen with “Presentation Screen”...
  • Page 131 To stop the presentation Select “Stop” for “Presentation” in the Tools menu and press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander. Transmission of the computer picture stops. You can also stop the presentation by pressing the PRESENTATION button on the Remote Commander. Using the Computer Picture for Presentation...
  • Page 132: Streaming A Communication

    Streaming a Communication By broadcasting a live 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.
  • Page 133 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. •...
  • Page 134: Recording A Visual Communication

    Recording a Visual Communication The video and audio of a visual communication in progress can be saved in a “Memory Stick” in MPEG4 format. The saved data can then be viewed on a computer. To start recording Insert a “Memory Stick” into the Memory Stick slot. Press the TOOLS button on the Remote Commander to open the Tools menu.
  • Page 135 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.
  • Page 136: Using The Annotation Function

    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.
  • Page 137 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. 5/11/2008 13:00 Tools Execute...
  • Page 138 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.
  • Page 139 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.
  • Page 140 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.
  • Page 141: Using Multiple Microphones

    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 “Input Select” to “MIC” on the Basic Setup1 page of the Audio setup menu, and set “Mic Select (MIC)”...
  • Page 142 • 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.
  • Page 143 Microphone layout examples PCS-A1 microphones PCS-A1 PCS-XG80/XG80S PCSA-A3 microphones PCSA-A3 PCS-XG80/XG80S Using Multiple Microphones...
  • Page 144: Using The Pcsa-a7 Microphones

    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.
  • Page 145 To use the microphones Set “Input Select” to “MIC”, and “Mic Select (MIC)” to “EC-MIC (A7)” on the Basic Setup1 page of the Audio setup menu. (page 60) Notes on placing the PCSA-A7 microphones • Position the microphones about 50 cm (1.6 ft) away from the participants. •...
  • Page 146 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...
  • Page 147: Using A Second Camera

    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...
  • Page 148: Recording During A Communication

    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...
  • Page 149: Sending Audio/video From The External Equipment To A Remote Party

    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.
  • Page 150 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.
  • Page 151: Viewing The Picture From The System On A Monitor Or Projector

    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...
  • Page 152 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 F1 button on the Remote Commander.
  • Page 153: Communicating Without The Picture - Voice Meeting

    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”...
  • Page 154: Controlling The Remote System With The Tone Signal - Dtmf Transmission

    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.
  • Page 155: Accessing The Communication System

    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.
  • Page 156: Chapter 5: Encrypted Connection

    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.
  • Page 157: Preparing For An Encrypted Connection Via Lan

    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...
  • Page 158 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...
  • Page 159: Starting An Encrypted Connection

    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.
  • Page 160 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...
  • Page 161: Chapter 6: Web Control Function

    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.
  • Page 162: Opening The Web Page

    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...
  • Page 163: Identifying A User

    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.
  • Page 164 [streaming] Enter the Streaming 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.
  • Page 165: Selecting A Menu

    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.
  • Page 166: How To Use [home] Menu

    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).
  • Page 167: How To Use [download] Menu

    How to Use [Download] Menu When you click [Download] on the left part of the page, the Download menu appears. Log files are shown on this page. A JPEG file is shown with a thumbnail. A streaming data file is shown with a file name, file size and date. Up to 100 files can be shown in sequence by date, with the newest date on the top.
  • Page 168: How To Use [remote Commander] Menu

    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.
  • Page 169: Selecting A Tool

    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.
  • Page 170: How To Use [version Up] Page

    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.
  • Page 171: How To Use [streaming] Page

    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.
  • Page 172: Appendix

    Connect to a pen tablet (not supplied) for Appendix annotation, or the Key Module (not supplied) for software installation. f Memory Stick slot Insert a “Memory Stick” (not supplied) Location and into this slot. A “Memory Stick Duo” can also be Function of Parts inserted.
  • Page 173 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 System. k AUDIO 1 IN L/R jacks (phono a CAMERA connector jack)
  • Page 174: Pcsa-cxg80 Hd Camera Unit (supplied With Pcs-xg80)

    a Lens PCSA-CXG80 HD Camera This is a 10-magnification optical zoom Unit (Supplied with PCS- lens. 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 PCS- standby mode or is turned off, it lights in XG80S.
  • Page 175: Pcs-rf1 Rf Remote Commander (supplied)

    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...
  • Page 176: Pcsa-b384s Isdn Unit (optional)

    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.
  • Page 177: Pcsa-b768s Isdn Unit (optional)

    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.
  • Page 178: Indicators

    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...
  • Page 179 Indicator Name Description Preset load Recalling the preset camera settings (1-6) – Presentation Presentation Executing (transmitting) (transmitting the presentation data to a remote party) Presentation Receiving the presentation data (receiving) from a remote party Streaming Stream broadcast in progress Recording Recording in progress Tablet Pen tablet connected...
  • Page 180 Indicator Name Description Jitter Jitter occurring Indicators...
  • Page 181: On-screen Messages

    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.
  • Page 182 Message LAN connection rejected: Try again later. DNS error: Please check DNS. 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.
  • Page 183: Troubleshooting

    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 35). The batteries in the Remote Replace the batteries with new ones Commander are low or dead.
  • Page 184 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 120). The selected picture source is not Check the connections (page 149). correctly connected to the system.
  • Page 185 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).
  • Page 186 Symptom Cause Solution Still pictures or the The write-protect tab on the Release the lock (page 197). 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.
  • Page 187: Specifications

    8 Kbps Specifications 5.3 Kbps, 6.3 Kbps 48 Kbps (MPEG4 AAC) (when using ISDN) PCS-XG80/XG80S HD Visual Network Communication System Multiplexing Video, audio, data This unit is compliant with ITU-T Frame format Recommendations H.320 and H.323. H.221 (compliant with ITU-T...
  • Page 188: Pcs-rf1 Remote Commander (supplied With Pcs-xg80/xg80s)

    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)
  • Page 189: Pcsa-cxg80 Hd Camera Unit (supplied With Pcs-xg80)

    North America, Europe, Japan) Warranty booklet (1) Cord adaptor (1) DC cord (1) Operating Instructions (1) PCS-A1 Microphone Warranty card (1) (Supplied with PCS-XG80) Bandwidth 13 kHz Directional characteristic Omnidirectional Dimensions 74 × 16 × 93 mm (W × H × D) (3 ×...
  • Page 190: Pcsa-b384s Isdn Unit (optional)

    166 × 34 × 128 mm (W × H × D) × 1 × 5 inches) before use. SONY WILL NOT BE LIABLE (not including projections FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND except for the feet) INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, Mass Approx.
  • Page 191: Acceptable Rgb Input/output Signals

    Acceptable RGB Input/Output Signals PCS-XG80S HD Visual Communication System (RGB OUT) Picture element Signal format fH (kHz) fV (Hz) Sync 1024 × 768 XGA VESA 60 Hz 48.363 60.004 H-neg V-neg 1280 × 1024 SXGA VESA 60Hz 63.981 60.02 H-pos V-neg PCS-XG80S HD Visual Communication System (RGB IN) Picture...
  • Page 192: Pin Assignments

    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–...
  • Page 193 Signal Description EC-MIC (A7) 1 and 2 connectors 19.5 V 19.5 V LVDS- Multiplexed receive RXD+ signal (+) LVDS- Multiplexed receive Signal Description RXD– signal (–) Ground SIRCS No connection TXD+ Transmit data+ LVDS- Multiplexed transmit TXD– Transmit data– TXD+ signal (+) –...
  • Page 194: Pin Assignments On Optional Board Connectors

    ISDN 1-3 jacks (PCSA-B384S) Pin Assignments on Optional ISDN 1-6 jacks (PCSA-B768S) Board Connectors TERMINAL connector (PCSA- CXG80) Modular jack Signal Description – D-sub 15-pin connector (female) – Pin Signal Description Transmit+ Y-OUT Brightness signal Receive+ Y.GND Brightness signal Receive– ground Transmit–...
  • Page 195: List Of Port Numbers Used On The Pcs-xg80/xg80s

    List of Port Numbers Used on the PCS-XG80/XG80S Signal Port number Type 1719 Gatekeeper Discovery 224.0.1.41:1718 UDP Multicast Q.931 (dial) 2253-2262 Q931 (answer) 1720 H.245 2253-2262 Audio RTP 49152-49159 Audio RTCP 49152-49159 Video RTP 49152-49159 Video RTCP 49152-49159 FECC RTP...
  • Page 196: Meeting Room Layout

    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.
  • Page 197: Memory Stick" Media

    • 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.
  • Page 198: Phenomena Specific To Cmos Image Sensors

    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.
  • Page 199: Glossary

    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.
  • Page 200 Gatekeeper H.323 Controls the access of H.323 This enables communications on the non- communication devices on a network. 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 high- Frame structure for a digital channel in resolution and high-quality picture.
  • Page 201 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...
  • Page 202: Menu Configuration

    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 Angle Adjustment (page 42) (page 112) Brightness Auto Adjustment, Manual Adjustment Preset Preset Setting List...
  • Page 203 History Dial, Answer, Missed Call (page 93) Phone Book “Phone Book” Detailed Dial “Detailed Dial” Phone Book/ Phone Book List Private Phone New Entry List Edit Index, Group Select, Book Dial to:, Auto Dial, Image, (page 102) One-Touch Dial Specified, Line I/F, Communication Bit Rate, Number of Lines More Options “More Options”...
  • Page 204 Dial Telephone Mode Auto, G.711 -law, G711A-law (page 56) 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 57) ISDN MSN Off, On Mic on Answer...
  • Page 205 Communication Individual Settings for Off, On (page 57) (Communication1) Transmission/Reception IP:Mode Communication Bit Rate 128Kbps, 384Kbps, (Communication) 512Kbps, 768Kbps, 1Mbps, 2Mbps, 3Mbps, 4Mbps, 5Mbps, 6Mbps, 7Mbps, 8Mbps, 9Mbps, 10Mbps, Other Audio Mode G.711, G.722, G.728, MPEG4 Far End Camera Control On, Off H.239 On, Off...
  • Page 206 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,...
  • Page 207 Audio Basic Setup1 Input Select MIC, AUX, MIC+AUX (page 60) (Audio1) Mic Select (MIC)/ MIC(A1/A3), EC-MIC(A7), Mic 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...
  • Page 208 Basic Setup Host Name (page 63) (LAN1) 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 PPPoE PPPoE Off, On (LAN2) User Alias Password...
  • Page 209 Basic Setup1 Adaptive Rate Control (ARC) On, Off (page 65) (QoS1) Auto Bandwidth Detection On, Off TCP Port Number UDP Port Number Basic Setup2 Packet Resend Request(ARQ) On, Off (QoS2) ARQ Buffering Time 300ms, 150ms, 80ms, Auto, Custom ARQ Buffering Time Forward Error Correction(FEC) On, Off FEC Redundancy...
  • Page 210 ISDN Basic Setup Country/Region Country/region selectable (page 67) (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)
  • Page 211 General Device Setup Terminal Name (page 70) (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 System LED Brightness...
  • Page 212 Home Menu3 Video Input Display Off, On (General5) Audio Input Display Off, On Audio Level Meter Off, On Volume On, Off LAN Status On, Off ISDN Status On, Off Menu Screen1 Display Time in Off, Time Display, Current Time Communication (General6) Guide On, Off...
  • Page 213 Administrator Password Administrator Password (page 73) (Administrator1) Phone Book Modification Password Save Settings Password Remote Access Password Streaming Broadcast Password Setup Password1 Line I/F Enabled, Disabled (Administrator2) Dial Enabled, Disabled Answer Enabled, Disabled IP Mode Enabled, Disabled SIP Mode Enabled, Disabled ISDN Mode Enabled, Disabled Setup Password2...
  • Page 214 Phone Book Save Phone Book Execute (Administrator8) Load Phone Book Execute Clear Phone Book Execute Auto Dialing On, Off Create Private Phone Book Execute Delete Private Phone Book Execute Copy to Private Phone Book Execute Encryption Encryption Encryption Mode Off, Connect Priority, Encrypt Priority (page 76) Menu Configuration...
  • Page 215 Sony Corporation...

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