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3-207-456-13 (1)
Video
Communication
System
Operating Instructions
Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for
future reference.
PCS-1/1P
© 2003 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 3-207-456-13 (1) Video Communication System Operating Instructions Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. PCS-1/1P © 2003 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 If you use ISDN IMPORTANT lines, consult your Sony dealer for more information. The nameplate is located on the bottom. • The ISDN service may not be available For the customers in the USA in some areas.
  • Page 3 If you dispose the unit, consult your nearest Sony Service Center. The built-in battery must be treated as a chemical waste. For the customers in Canada This Class A digital apparatus complies with...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Setting the Video Communication Chapter 1: Installation and System to Standby Mode .27 Preparation Turning Off .........28 Adjusting the Volume on the TV Using This Manual ......8 Monitor ......28 Features ..........9 Displaying the Help ....29 System Components ......
  • Page 5 Registering a New Remote Party 60 Recalling the Preset Angle and Zoom Setting ....89 Changing the Contents of the Phone Book ........63 Selecting the Input Picture and Sound ..........91 Deleting the Registered Remote Party ........63 Switching the Displayed Picture Between the Local and Copying the Setting of the Phone Remote Pictures ....
  • Page 6 Saving Still Images to a “Memory To connect the CTE-600 Communication Stick” ..........107 Transducer .....131 Saving Still Images Using the Still Using Audio/Video Signal from the Image Menu ....107 Connected Equipment for a Saving Still Images Using the Conference ........132 Memory Stick Menu ..
  • Page 7 Using the Cascade Connection via PCS-C1/C1P Camera Unit ..179 LAN (Up to 10 Points) .. 149 PCS-R1 Remote Commander .. 180 Using the ISDN Connection ..150 PCS-B768 ISDN Unit Using the LAN & ISDN (Optional) ..... 182 connections ....152 PCS-DSB1 Data Solution Box Using the LAN &...
  • Page 8: Chapter 1: Installation And Preparation

    Chapter 6: Videoconference Using a Chapter 1: Whiteboard This chapter shows how to use a whiteboard with the mimio Xi* attached for a Installation and videoconference. ® * mimio is a registered trademark of Virtual Preparation Ink Corporation of the United States. minio Xi is a trademark of Virtual Ink Corporation of the United States.
  • Page 9: Features

    Wide range of video/audio Features compression format selectable The Video Communication System supports Interlaced SIF, H.264, MPEG4, H.263+, The PCS-1/1P Video Communication H.263 and H.261 for video compression System is a videoconferencing system that format, and MPEG4 Audio, G.722.1, provides natural, face-to-face G.722, G.729, G.728, G.723.1, G.711 for...
  • Page 10 of one monitor for motion pictures, and the other monitor for pictures from a computer or still images. Supports an encrypted videoconference (only for LAN connection) When you connect to other terminals via LAN, you can start a videoconference only with the terminals that enter the preset password.
  • Page 11: System Components

    The PCS-1/1P Video Communication System is composed of basic system components for a basic videoconference, and optional equipment for an enhanced videoconference. Basic System Components The PCS-1/1P Video Communication System is the basic system of the PCS- 1/1P Videoconferencing System. It contains the following components: Unit Description...
  • Page 12: Optional Equipment

    Unit Description TV, Projector, etc. Used as a monitor and speakers. Optional equipment especially designed for use with the PCS-1/1P The following optional devices are used to enhance your videoconference. Unit Description PCS-B768 ISDN Unit Used to connect to an ISDN line. Up to six ISDN lines;...
  • Page 13 PCS-320M1 H.320 MCU Allows use for a multipoint videoconference over Software ISDN connection. Connecting cables Use the following connecting cables to connect devices in this system. PCS-1/1P Video Communication System Cable Part No. Number Camera cable (0.25 m (0.8 feet)) 1-827-376-11 S-video connecting cable (1.5 m (4.9 feet))
  • Page 14: System Configuration

    System Configuration The PCS-1/1P Video Communication System has various system configuration capabilities using the basic components and optional equipment. This section describes seven typical examples. System Configuration via a LAN This allows you: • To hold a point-to-point videoconference over LAN.
  • Page 15 LAN ALERT About the number of ISDN lines and B (bearer) channel Up to six ISDN lines can be connected to one PCS-1/1P via the optional PCS- B768 ISDN Unit. Each ISDN line is composed of two B channels that carry...
  • Page 16: System Configuration Via A Lan For Multipoint Conference

    System Configuration via a LAN for Multipoint Conference You need to install the optional PCS-323M1 H.323 MCU software. This allows you: • To hold a multipoint videoconference among up to ten sites over LAN. • To show still images stored in a “Memory Stick”. •...
  • Page 17: System Configuration Via An Isdn

    System Configuration via an ISDN for Multipoint Conference You need to connect the optional PCS-B768 ISDN Unit especially designed for use with this System and to install the optional PCS-320M1 H.320 MCU software. This allows you: • To hold a multipoint videoconference among up to six sites over ISDN. •...
  • Page 18: Conference

    System Configuration via a LAN and ISDN for Multipoint Conference Installing the optional PCS-323M1 H.323 MCU software (for LAN) and PCS- 320M1 H.320 MCU software (for ISDN) enables conduct of a multipoint conference via a LAN and ISDN mixed. Two Communication Terminals in which MCU software is installed must be connected via a LAN.
  • Page 19: Multipoint Data Conference

    System Configuration via a LAN for Multipoint Data Conference You need to connect the optional PCS-DSB1 Data Solution Box especially designed to use with this System and to install the optional PCS-323M1 H.323 MCU software. This allows you: • To hold a multipoint videoconference among up to ten sites over LAN. •...
  • Page 20: Conference

    System Configuration via an ISDN for Multipoint Data Conference You need to connect the optional PCS-B768 ISDN Unit and the PCS-DSB1 Data Solution Box especially designed for use with this System and to install the optional PCS-320M1 H.320 MCU software. This allows you: •...
  • Page 21: 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 with the power on. Doing so may damage the Camera Unit or Communication Terminal. •...
  • Page 22: System Connection Via An Isdn

    System Connection via an ISDN Notes • Do not connect/disconnect the camera cable or the interface cable with the power on. Doing so may damage the Camera Unit, Communication Terminal or ISDN Unit. • Used with the PCS-B768 ISDN Unit for the first time, the Communication Terminal may automatically upgrade the software of the ISDN Unit.
  • Page 23: Preparing The System

    Preparing the System Inserting Batteries into the Remote Commander Most of the operations with the Video 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 24: Turning On/Off The Tv Monitor

    Turning On/Off the TV Monitor Together With the Communication Terminal If you use a Sony TV, insert the IR repeater under the remote sensor of the TV. Once you set the IR repeater, the TV will turn on or go to standby together with the Communication Terminal when you press the "...
  • Page 25: Turning The System On/Off

    Turning the System On/Off This section describes how to turn on or off the Communication Terminal. Turning On Turn on the TV monitor. If the IR repeater is installed in the TV monitor, set the TV monitor to standby mode. The TV monitor will turn on simultaneously when the Communication Terminal is turned on.
  • Page 26: Standby Mode Function

    • The POWER indicator on the camera goes off when the system enters standby mode. • If you use a Sony TV monitor with the IR repeater installed under the remote sensor, the TV monitor will enter standby mode together with the Communication Terminal.
  • Page 27: Setting The Video Communication System To Standby Mode

    The Video Communication System enters standby mode and the POWER indicator on the Communication Terminal lights in orange. The POWER indicator on the camera goes out. If the IR repeater is installed in a Sony TV monitor, it will go into standby together with the Video Communication System. Note When the Communication Terminal and the Camera are separately installed, point the Remote Commander to the Camera for operations.
  • Page 28: Turning Off

    Turning Off Set the power switch on the right side of the Communication Terminal to the off position ( Turn off the power of other equipment used for the videoconference. Note Set the power switch on the Communication Terminal off when the system will not be used for an extended period.
  • Page 29: Displaying The Help

    Displaying the Help Pressing the HELP button on the Remote Commander displays a balloon help or a help screen to guide most operations on the monitor screen. Note You can hide the balloon help used for entering characters. Press the MENU button on the Remote Commander to show the menu, select “Character Input Help”...
  • Page 30: Setting Up The System For The First Time - Initial Setup Wizard

    Select a monitor from which signals Setting Up the are output. System for the First Note If you select a monitor from “Monitor Time — Initial Setup Out”, other monitors than that you selected display no menus. Wizard Monitor Setup Wizard When you turn on the Communication Dual Monitor Terminal for the first time after installation...
  • Page 31 Use the V, v, B or b button on the Area Code: Enter the area code. Do not enter the first “0” number. Remote Commander to select “Next”, Local Number: Enter the telephone then press the PUSH ENTER button. number. The ISDN Setup Wizard appears when the PCS-B768 ISDN Unit is connected.
  • Page 32 Use the V, v, B or b button to select Gateway Address: Enter your default gateway address. “Next”, then press the PUSH ENTER DNS Address: Enter your DNS button. (Domain Name System) server address. For customers in other countries than the USA and Canada Note The LAN Setup Wizard appears.
  • Page 33: Using The Menu

    Press the V or v button to select the Using the Menu item you want to set or adjust, then press the PUSH ENTER button. The setting items are displayed. The Video Communication System uses the on-screen menus to make various Setup adjustments and settings.
  • Page 34: Menu Configurations

    Menu Configurations The menus of this system configure as described below. For more detailed menu configurations, refer to “Menu Configuration” on page 208. Phone Book menu/Private Phone Book menu Launcher menu Phone Book RECENT Recent Connect Phone Book TOKYO John Dial Menu Angle Adj.
  • Page 35 Launcher menu The Dial menu is used to call a remote party who is not registered in the Phone Book. The menu appears when you select “Dial” in the launcher menu or from the menu tabs, or press the CONNECT/ Connect DISCONNECT ( ) button on the...
  • Page 36 Memory Stick menu Setup menu (for the administrator) Memory Stick Setup Dial Answer Multipoint Audio General Administrator ISDN Information Status Encryption via LAN The Memory Stick menu is used when you The Setup menu for the administrator is used are using a “Memory Stick”. The menu is to set various detailed items on the system.
  • Page 37: Entering Characters

    desired symbol. Pressing the 0 button also Entering Characters enables you to enter the symbol, –, “ or ”. This section explains how to enter the To enter a dot (.) for an IP address letters, numerals or symbols on the text box Press the button.
  • Page 38: Chapter 2: Registration And Setup For System Administrators

    Keep the MENU button pressed. Chapter 2: The Setup menu for the administrator appears on the monitor screen. Registration and Setup Setup for System Dial Answer Multipoint Audio General Administrator Administrators ISDN Information Status Encryption via LAN This chapter describes the registration and settings to be carried out by the system administrator.The chapter is intended to be Note...
  • Page 39: Dial Setup Menu

    The selected setup menu appears. Dial Setup Menu Dial Setup The Dial Setup menu is used to set the Page: 1/4 attributes for dialing. Line I/F Bonding Auto Number of Lines Page 1/4 LAN Bandwidth 1024 Kbps Prefix Prefix-None Dial Setup Restrict Auto Page: 1/4...
  • Page 40 You can select from among 64 Kbps, 128 Page 2/4 Kbps, 384 Kbps, 768 Kbps, 1024 Kbps, 1920 Kbps and “Other”. When “Other” is Dial Setup selected, a bandwidth value between 1 and Page: 2/4 1920 Kbps can be entered. Video Mode Video Frame 15fps...
  • Page 41 Audio Mode Page 3/4 Selects the compression format of audio to be sent to a remote party. Dial Setup ALL: Sends any audio compression format Page: 3/4 depending on the format used on the Prefix-A remote site. Prefix-B MPEG4 Audio: Sends audio based on the Prefix-C MPEG4 format.
  • Page 42: Answer Setup Menu

    G.711 µ-law: Selects the format based on Answer Setup Menu the G.711 µ-law standard. G.711 A-law: Selects the format based on The Answer Setup menu is used to set up for the G.711 A-law standard. receiving a call. More Options Enable Page 1/2 Selects whether you set the items in the Dial Setup menu for each dial list.
  • Page 43 Video Frame the transmission rate of 64 Kbps. In this case, set “Restrict” to “56K” before dialing. Selects the number of video frame to be received. LAN Bandwidth 15 fps: Receives CIF format pictures at a Select the bandwidth to be used when maximum rate of 15 frames per second.
  • Page 44: Multipoint Setup Menu

    For details on the T.120 data conference, Multipoint Setup Menu see “Conducting a Data Conference Using NetMeeting – T.120 Data Conference” on The Multipoint Setup menu is used when page 124. you conduct a multipoint videoconference. Note The Multipoint Setup menu is available when the System has the optional PCS-320M1 H.320 MCU or PCS-323M1 H.323 MCU software installed.
  • Page 45 2B × 5: Connects to five points via 2B ALL: Uses any video compression format depending on the format used on the channels. (Six-point conference) remote sites. 4B × 3: Connects to three points via 4B H.263: Uses pictures based on channels.
  • Page 46: Audio Setup Menu

    available regardless of the “Input Audio Setup Menu Select” setting. Off: Disables the built-in echo canceler. The Audio Setup menu is used to set various audio items. Lip Sync Selects whether to enable the Lip Sync Page 1/2 function. The level meter indicating the audio input On: Enables the Lip Sync function.
  • Page 47: General Setup Menu

    On: Outputs the dial tone. Off: Does not output the dial tone. General Setup Page: 1/4 Ringer Tone Terminal Name PCS-1 ISDN Selects whether or not to output a ringer tone Dual Monitor when you receive a call. Monitor Out VIDEO OUT On: Outputs the ringer tone.
  • Page 48 Standby Mode T.120 PC Address Sets whether the Communication Terminal When conducting a data conference based is set to standby mode if it is not operated for on the T.120 standard using NetMeeting, a specified period of time. input the IP address of the computer (for the On: Activates standby mode.
  • Page 49 Selects the remote control mode of the IR Object repeater. AUX1 MODE 1: (For customers who are using the AUX2 PCS-1 Video Communication System only) Normally, select this mode. Save Cancel MODE 2: (For customers who are using the PCS-1 Video Communication System...
  • Page 50: Administrator Setup Menu

    Page 2/2 Administrator Setup Menu Administrator Setup The Administrator Setup menu is used for Page: 2/2 the system administrators. If you have set Save Phone Book the password with this menu, you need to Load Phone Book enter it when accessing the setup menus or Auto Dialing Phone Book menus to change the items.
  • Page 51: Isdn Setup Menu

    Page 2/7 ISDN Setup Menu Shows the A1 to C2 text boxes for inputting The ISDN Setup menu is used to set up the the telephone numbers. ISDN lines. ISDN Setup Note Page: 2/7 Area Code Local Number The ISDN Setup menu is displayed only when the optional PCS-B768 ISDN Unit is installed to your system.
  • Page 52: Spid Setting For Customers In The Usa And Canada

    Page 6/7 SPID Setting for Customers in the USA and Canada Shows the A1 to C2 text boxes for inputting the telephone numbers and the Auto SPID If you connect to an ISDN switch type, tab. configuration of SPID (Service Profile Identifier) is required.
  • Page 53: Enter Button

    Enter the same LDNs in the A1 and A2 For the AT&T 5ESS (National ISDN) (B1 and B2, C1 and C2, depending on and AT&T 5ESS (Multipoint Custom the number of lines you use) text boxes. ISDN) switch type Enter the SPID in the A1 text box only. ISDN Setup ISDN Setup Page: 2/7...
  • Page 54: Lan Setup Menu

    Page 2/8 LAN Setup Menu LAN Setup When you conduct a conference via a LAN, Page: 2/8 set the items in the LAN Setup menu. Gatekeeper Mode For details on the settings, consult with the Gatekeeper Address network administrator. User Alias User Number Page 1/8 Save...
  • Page 55 Trap Destination Off: Does not request resending a packet. Enter the address of the trap destination Adaptive Rate Control SNMP manager. Sets whether or not to always optimize the Community LAN bandwidth. On: Always optimizes. Enter the community name managed by the Off: Disables optimization of the LAN SNMP manager.
  • Page 56 TCP Port Number On: Specifies the bit rate of High Reliability for the TOS field. When “Port Number Used” is set to Off: Does not specify the bit rate of High “Custom”, enter the TCP port number. Reliability for the TOS field. UDP Port Number Minimum Cost When “Port Number Used”...
  • Page 57: Machine Information Menu

    PPPoE DNS Obtain automatically DSP Version VerX.XX Primary DNS Software Option Multipoint(H.323) Secondary DNS Option I/F DSB, ISDN UNIT Host Name PCS-1 IP Address 0.0.0.0 Save Cancel MAC Address 00-00-00-00-00-00 Serial Number 12345 Fixed IP for PPPoE Host Version Selects whether or not to make a PPPoE connection using the fixed IP.
  • Page 58: Status Menu

    ISDN UNIT: The PCS-B768 ISDN Unit is Status Menu connected. DSB: The PCS-DSB1 Data Solution Box is The Status menu shows the current status of connected. communication. Whiteboard: A whiteboard is connected. The ISDN Line Status, LAN Line Status or LAN Connection Status will also be Host Name displayed depending on the line interface...
  • Page 59 Rate LAN Line Status Displays the number of lines connected and a transmission rate during communication. Status LAN Line Status Page: 3/4 MLP Rate LAN1 LAN1 LAN1 LAN1 LAN1 Status: Shows the MLP (Multi Layer Protocol) rate. Cause Code: : No call in progress : Connected : No network : Call failed...
  • Page 60: Encryption Via Lan Menu

    Encryption via LAN Menu Registering a Remote Party – The Encryption via LAN menu is used to conduct a videoconference using the Phone Book encryption feature. The encryption feature enables connection to those terminals only that have entered the preset password, You can register the telephone number or IP allowing you to conduct a highly address of a remote party in the Phone Book,...
  • Page 61 The List Edit menu appears. When “LAN” is selected in step 4 List Edit List Edit Index OSAKA Index Line I/F: Line I/F: LAN Bandwidth: LAN Bandwidth: 1024 Kbps 1024 Kbps Save Cancel Save Cancel 1 Enter the IP address of the remote Enter the name of a remote party in the party.
  • Page 62 2 Select the number of the ISDN Note channels to be used for dialing. When you set “Number of Lines” to “2B”, you can connect to the remote party by selecting Select the line interface icon or a still “ISDN (2B)” from “Line I/F” in the Dial menu. image stored in a “Memory Stick”...
  • Page 63: Changing The Contents Of The Phone Book

    Changing the Contents of the Deleting the Registered Phone Book Remote Party You can change the telephone number, IP Follow the procedure below to delete the address, name or setting registered in the remote party from the Phone Book. Phone Book. Open the Phone Book menu.
  • Page 64: Copying The Setting Of The Phone Book Menu

    Copying the Setting of the Phone Book Menu Open the Phone Book menu. Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the remote party to be copied in the Phone Book menu, then press the PUSH Open Page 2 of the Administrator ENTER button.
  • Page 65 Open the Private Phone Book menu and Press the V or v button on the Remote proceed with the steps described on pages 63 Commander to select “Edit”, then and 64. press the PUSH ENTER button. The List Edit menu appears. To copy all the contents of the Phone Book to the Private Phone List Edit...
  • Page 66: Chapter 3: Daily Videoconference

    Turning on the Power Turn on the TV monitor. When the IR repeater is inserted under the remote sensor of the Sony TV, set the TV to standby mode. When the power of the Communication Terminal is turned on, the TV monitor will turn on simultaneously.
  • Page 67: Using The Launcher Menu

    Set the power switch on the right side of the Communication Terminal to on ( The Communication Terminal turns on after a while. Power switch POWER indicators (Lights in green.) Three indicators on the front of the Communication Terminal and the POWER indicator on the camera light, then only the POWER indicators on both units remain on in green.
  • Page 68 2 System indicators The indicators show the current status of the local camera by the icons or letters listed below. Indicator Identification Description (icon) LAN status The indicator is shown in dark when the LAN is enabled to use, and in light when it is disabled. Multipoint Multipoint mode is activated.
  • Page 69 Indicator Identification Description (icon) Audio: Audio input The selected audio input on the local system is shown. MIC (INT): Sound from the built-in microphone. MIC (EXT): Sound from an external microphone connected to the Communication Terminal. MIC (DSB): Sound from an external microphone connected to the optional PCS- DSB1 Data Solution Box.
  • Page 70: Selecting The Video/Audio Quality Mode

    Selecting the Video/Audio Quality Mode You can select whether priority for video/audio quality is given to still picture, motion picture or sound. Press the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Menu” on the launcher menu, then press the PUSH ENTER button. You can also display the menu by pressing the MENU button on the Remote Commander.
  • Page 71: Calling A Remote Party

    Press the v button on the Remote Commander to select “Save”, then press the PUSH ENTER button. Setup Video/Audio Picture Priority Multipoint Mode Keep pressing the [MENU] button to show more detailed setup menus. Save Cancel The settings are saved and the screen returns to the launcher menu. Calling a Remote Party To call a remote party not registered in the Phone Book Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Dial”,...
  • Page 72 Use the V, v, B or b button to select “Line I/F”, then press the PUSH ENTER button. The submenu appears. Press the V or v button to select the line interface used to connect to the remote party, then press the PUSH ENTER button.
  • Page 73 • To delete the entered IP address, press the DISPLAY (CLEAR) button on the Remote Commander. 2 Select the LAN bandwidth. V, v, B or b Use the button to select “LAN Bandwidth”, then press the PUSH ENTER button. Press the button to select the bandwidth from the displayed submenu, then press the PUSH ENTER button.
  • Page 74 Note To connect to the remote party by entering all the telephone numbers for the ISDN lines used If the videoconferencing system of the remote party is not equipped with the BONDING function, entering one remote party’s telephone number does not allow automatic connection of multiple ISDN lines used to connect to the remote party.
  • Page 75: Redial Function

    Redial function Once you have input the IP address or ISDN line number using the Dial menu, it will be entered in the text box of the Dial menu the next time you open the menu. Notes The redial function is not available: –...
  • Page 76 Use the V or v button on the Remote Commander to select “Dial”, then press the PUSH ENTER button, or press the CONNECT/DISCONNECT ) button on the Remote Commander. The system begins dialing the party selected in step 2. “Dialing (LAN)” or “Dialing (ISDN)”...
  • Page 77 Select “Dial” from the submenu and press the PUSH ENTER button, or press the CONNECT/DISCONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander. The system dials the selected remote party. Note If the auto dialing feature of the Private Phone Book is activated, the system begins dialing when the “Memory Stick”...
  • Page 78: Receiving A Call From A Remote Party

    • Make sure that the TV monitor is turned on. If you insert the IR repeater under the remote sensor on the Sony TV, set the TV to standby mode. For setting of the answer mode, see “Auto Answer” in the Answer Setup menu on page 42.
  • Page 79 Note See pages 81 to 94 to adjust the sound and picture during the conference. To receive a call in manual answer mode When you receive a call, the Communication Terminal rings and the message “Incoming call. Answer?” appears on the monitor screen. Press B or b to select “OK”, then press the PUSH ENTER button.
  • Page 80: Ending The Conference

    Ending the Conference Press the CONNECT/DISCONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander. The message “Disconnect?” appears on the monitor screen. Press the B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “OK”, then press the PUSH ENTER button, or press the CONNECT/DISCONNECT ) button on the Remote Commander again.
  • Page 81: Adjusting The Sound

    Adjusting the Sound Adjusting the Volume 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 82: Synchronizing Audio And Video - Lip Sync Function

    Synchronizing Audio and Video – Lip Sync Function During the conference a time lag may occur between the sound and picture to be sent to the remote party. When you set “Lip Sync” to “On” in the Audio Setup menu, the system adjusts to synchronize audio and video.
  • Page 83: 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 84: Adjusting The Camera Angle And Zoom

    Adjusting the Camera Angle and Zoom Determine the angle of view and the size of the picture to be displayed on the monitor screen by adjusting the angle and zoom. You can make adjustments in the monitor screen during communication and in the launcher menu when not in communication.
  • Page 85 The color of the screen frame changes, then you can adjust the camera angle and zoom. Connect Phone Book Dial Menu Angle Adj. Press the button on the Remote Press to show help Commander to adjust the camera angle. Use the ZOOM buttons to zoom in and out. IP:0.0.0.0 ISDN:012345678912 Press the PUSH ENTER button to return to the...
  • Page 86: Brightness

    Press the V, v, B or b button to adjust the camera angle so that the desired angle of view is obtained. Use the ZOOM button to zoom in or out. Press the ZOOM T button to zoom in (to enlarge image), and the ZOOM W button to zoom out (to obtain wider range of image).
  • Page 87: Settings

    To display the picture to fill the monitor screen To display the picture in full screen while the Camera menu is displayed, select “Adjustments”, then press the PinP button on the Remote Commander. To cancel the full screen mode, press the RETURN button or PinP button on the Remote Commander.
  • Page 88 Adjust the camera angle and zoom. Use the V, v, B or b button to adjust the camera angle, and ZOOM button to adjust the zoom. Keep one of the number buttons 1–6 pressed. The angle and zoom setting is stored in the selected number button, and the message “Registered to Preset number 1 (–6).”...
  • Page 89: Recalling The Preset Angle And Zoom Setting

    The FAR indicator is displayed on the monitor screen when the remote camera is selected. Adjust the angle and zoom. Use the V, v, B or b button to adjust the camera angle, and ZOOM button to adjust the zoom. Press the PUSH ENTER button.
  • Page 90 Press the V or v button to select the preset number (1-6) you want to recall, then press the PUSH ENTER button. Camera Preset Save Preset Load Adjustments Use the following Remote Commander buttons to adjust the camera. : Auto adjustment On. : Focus+.
  • Page 91: Selecting The Input Picture And Sound

    Selecting the Input Picture and Sound This section describes how to switch the picture displayed on the monitor screen, and how to switch the input picture and sound. Switching the Displayed Picture Between the Local and Remote Pictures Press the FAR/NEAR button on the Remote Commander. The Display Control menu appears.
  • Page 92 Note While in communication you can switch the video input of the remote system by selecting “Far” in the Video Input Select menu. Video Input Select Near Main Main Main: Select the picture shot by the Camera. Object: Select the picture from the optional PCS-DS150/DS150P Document Stand.
  • Page 93: Switching The Picture Displayed On The Tv Monitor

    Switching the Picture Displayed on the TV Monitor Each press of the DISPLAY button on the Remote Commander switches the picture displayed on the monitor screen as follows: Picture shot by the local or remote camera DISPLAY button Still image transmitted or received RGB picture Picture on a whiteboard...
  • Page 94: Monitoring The Local Picture As A Window Picture - Pinp Feature

    Monitoring the Local Picture as a Window Picture – PinP Feature You can display the picture shot by the local camera on your monitor screen as a window picture (Picture-in-Picture). This function enables you to check how your own party is monitored on the remote site. To display the window picture Press the PinP button on the Remote Commander.
  • Page 95: Chapter 4: Videoconference With Optional Equipment

    With Optional Equipment This chapter describes the various videoconferences using the optional equipment in addition to the components contained in the PCS-1/1P Video Communication System. To conduct a data conference using the optional PCS-DSB1 Data Solution Box, see Chapter 5.
  • Page 96 Open the Memory Stick menu. Press the MENU button on the Remote Commander to display the Setup menu, and select (Memory Stick) icon with the V or v button. Memory Stick Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the still image you want to display, then press the PUSH ENTER button.
  • Page 97 Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select a still image from which you want to start a slide show, then press the PUSH ENTER button. The submenu appears. Memory Stick Save Send Load Delete Slide Show Use the V or v button on the Remote Commander to select “Slide Show”,...
  • Page 98: Sending A Still Image Stored In A "Memory Stick

    To delete a still image Display the Memory Stick menu, select the still image you want to delete, and press the PUSH ENTER button. Select “Delete” from the displayed submenu with the V or v button, then press the PUSH ENTER button. The selected still image is deleted from the “Memory Stick”.
  • Page 99 For details on a slide show, see page 96. Note The image file to be sent will be saved to the directory “\DCIM\100MSDCF”. Using Still Images Stored in a “Memory Stick” for a Videoconference...
  • Page 100: About A "Memory Stick

    • “Memory Stick” (with memory select About a “Memory function) Equipped with multiple memories (128 Stick” MB). You can select the memory to use with the memory select switch on the back of the “Memory Stick”. You cannot use different memories simultaneously or What is “Memory Stick”? continuously.
  • Page 101: Formatting A "Memory Stick

    ..............Before using a “Memory Stick” • “Memory Stick Duo” and are trademarks of Sony Terminal Corporation. • “Memory Stick” and are trademarks of Sony Corporation. Write-protect tab • “MagicGate Memory Stick” and are trademarks of Sony Corporation. • “Memory Stick-ROM” and...
  • Page 102: Sending Motion Pictures As Still Images

    Sending Motion Pictures as Still Images You can send motion pictures shot by the Camera or those output from the connected external equipment as still images. When you are sending pictures that contain lots of text, it is recommended that you send them as still images.
  • Page 103: Communication Submenu

    To stop “Continuous Send” Press the PUSH ENTER button on the Remote Commander. Select “Stop” from the displayed submenu with the V or v button, then press the PUSH ENTER button. To cancel still image display Press the PUSH ENTER button on the Remote Commander to display the submenu.
  • Page 104: Still Images

    Sending Motion Pictures Output from a Document Stand as Still Images During communication motion pictures output from the optional PCS-DS150/ DS150P Document Stand connected to the Communication Terminal can be frozen, and you can send a still image to the remote party. PCS-DS150/DS150P Document Stand (not supplied)
  • Page 105: Equipment As Still Images

    Sending Motion Pictures Input from an External Camera or Other Equipment as Still Images During communication a motion picture output from an external camera or VCR connected to the Communication Terminal can be frozen, and then sent to the remote party. External camera, VCR, etc.
  • Page 106: Receiving Still Images From A Remote Party

    Receiving Still Images from a Remote Party During communication you can receive still images of the pictures shot by the remote camera if “Far End Camera Control” items are set to “On” both in the Answer Setup menu on the answering site and the Dial Setup menu on the dialing site.
  • Page 107: Saving Still Images To A "Memory Stick

    Saving Still Images to a “Memory Stick” You can save the picture shot by the local camera or input picture from the connected equipment or the remote picture during conference in a “Memory Stick”. Saving Still Images Using the Still Image Menu Insert the “Memory Stick”...
  • Page 108: Saving Still Images Using The Memory Stick Menu

    When the write-protect tab on the “Memory Stick” is set to “LOCK” when you selected “Save” in step 4 The message “Memory Stick write-protected” appears and you cannot save the still image file. When the memory of the “Memory Stick” is full The message “Memory full.”...
  • Page 109: Communication Submenu

    Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to move the cursor to the last thumbnail, the “Memory Stick” “Save” thumbnail, then press the PUSH ENTER button. Memory Stick “Memory Stick” “Save” thumbnail Save The selected picture is saved to the “Memory Stick” and a thumbnail is created.
  • Page 110: Communication Submenu

    Using a Convenient Menu Available during Communication — Communication Submenu During communication with a remote party, pressing the PUSH ENTER button on the Remote Commander opens the communication submenu. The communication submenu allows you to perform operations often used during communication only by selecting the item in the menu. Communication submenu Send Save...
  • Page 111: Using Two Monitors - Dual Monitor

    Connect the second monitor to the VIDEO OUT MONITOR SUB or RGB OUT connector on the Communication Terminal. When you are using Sony monitors, insert the IR repeater under the remote sensor of the second monitor and connect it to the IR OUT 2 jack on the Communication Terminal.
  • Page 112 Notes • When “Dual Monitor” is set to “Off”, still images will be displayed on the first monitor screen. • When “Dual Monitor” is set to “On”, the local picture is displayed on the second monitor screen while not in communication. To display the picture on the second monitor screen Set “Sub Monitor Out”...
  • Page 113: Switching The Picture Displayed On Dual Monitors

    Switching the Picture Displayed on Dual Monitors You can display the following pictures on the first or second monitor while in communication. Second monitor Local party First monitor Local party DISPLAY button Remote party Still image FAR/NEAR button Remote party RGB image Local party Picture on a...
  • Page 114: Using Multiple Microphones

    Using Multiple Microphones The microphone built in the PCS-C1/C1P Camera Unit is assumed to be used to conduct a conference among about three participants. You can connect the optional PCS-A1 or PCS-A300 microphone to the System, allowing more persons to participate in the conference. To connect the optional microphones Connect the optional microphones to the MIC 1 and MIC 2 connectors on the Communication Terminal.
  • Page 115 Microphone layout examples Microphone built in the PCS-1/1P PCS-1/1P PCS-A300 microphones PCS-A300 PCS-1/1P PCS-A1 microphones PCS-A1 PCS-1/1P Using Multiple Microphones...
  • Page 116: Using The Communication Transducer (Cte)

    Using the Communication Transducer (CTE) The CTE Communication Transducer is an integrated system equipped with uni-directional microphones and omni-directional acoustic speaker. The unit is enabled to pick up clear voice with minimum background noise from all directions and to emit clear sound equally in all directions. To connect the CTE-600 Communication Transducer CTE-600 to an input/output...
  • Page 117 CTE layout example PCS-1/1P CTE-600 Using the Communication Transducer (CTE)
  • Page 118: Recording Audio During A Conference

    Recording Audio During a Conference You can record the voices of the participants on both the remote and local sites during a conference if you connect a video cassette recorder to the AUDIO OUT (MIXED) jack on the Communication Terminal. This is convenient for taking minutes of the conference.
  • Page 119: Sending Audio/Video From The External Equipment To A Remote Party

    Sending Audio/Video from the External Equipment to a Remote Party The Communication Terminal allows you to send the picture and sound output from the connected equipment such as a VCR to the remote party. To connect the video equipment for input The Communication Terminal is equipped with two video inputs.
  • Page 120 When set to “AUX”, the sound from the external equipment is input and the sound from a microphone is deactivated. When set to “MIC + AUX”, both sounds are input. Sending Audio/Video from the External Equipment to a Remote Party...
  • Page 121: Outputting Video Signals To External Equipment

    Outputting Video Signals to External Equipment The Communication Terminal allows you to output the video signal to the connected external equipment such as a projector and VCR. To connect the external video equipment for output VCR, etc. TERMINAL VISCA OUT to Video input AUDIO OUT...
  • Page 122: Conducting A Conference Without The Picture - Voice Meeting

    Conducting a Conference Without the Picture – Voice Meeting Using the PCS-1/1P Video Communication System, you can conduct a conference only through voices via a normal phone without connecting the videoconferencing system. (Voice Meeting) Basic connecting procedures are the same as those for videoconferencing.
  • Page 123: Controlling The Remote System With The Tone Signal - Dtmf Transmission

    Controlling the Remote System With the Tone Signal – DTMF Transmission The Video 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 button on the Remote Commander during communication.
  • Page 124: Conducting A Data Conference Using Netmeeting - T.120 Data Conference

    • When the Communication Terminal is used for a multipoint videoconference, the T.120 data conference is not available. • When the PCS-1/1P Video Communication System is connected with a videoconferencing system at the remote party via LAN, conduct the T.120 data conference without using the PCS-1/1P.
  • Page 125 To connect to a computer via a hub Connect the Communication Terminal to a computer using the UTP straight cable. Computer TERMINAL VISCA OUT AUDIO OUT AUX1– VIDEO IN –AUX2 AUDIO IN CAMERA UNIT (PLUG IN POWER) ISDN UNIT WHITE BOARD (MIXED) VIDEO OUT...
  • Page 126 Click “Calling” in the NetMeeting window on the computer of either a local or remote party. Enter the IP address set for the Communication Terminal in the “Address” text box of the “Call to” dialog box. Click “Call”. After a while the connection is completed. For details on how to operate, refer to the Help menu of the NetMeeting application.
  • Page 127: Accessing The Communication Terminal

    Accessing the Communication Terminal The following controls are available to access the Communication Terminal. For details on each control, consult your Sony dealer. Using a Web Browser Accessing the IP address of the Communication Terminal from a Web browser allows you to control or set up the Terminal.
  • Page 128: Chapter 5: Data Conference

    Data Solution Box for communication and the network mask. (Unusable IP address for the PCS-1/1P) = (IP address of the PCS- DSB1)&(Network mask) The IP address of the PCS-DSB1 is fixed at “192.254.1.2”. If the Network mask is assumed to be “255.255.0.0”, an unusable IP address is as follows:...
  • Page 129: Connection Example Using The Data

    Connection Example Using the Data Solution Box Notes • Be sure not to turn on the power of each unit until all the connections are completed. • Do not connect/disconnect the camera cable or the interface cable with the power on. Doing so may damage the Camera Unit, Communication Terminal or Data Solution Box.
  • Page 130 Notes on the connection example • Power to the Data Solution Box is supplied from the PCS-P1/P1P Communication Terminal with a connection described above. • Connect a projector, etc. to the RGB OUT connector on the Data Solution Box. This connection enables you: –...
  • Page 131: To Connect The Cte-600 Communication Transducer

    To connect the CTE-600 Communication Transducer to an input/output connector Connecting cable Interface box (supplied with the (supplied with the CTE-600) CTE-600) to DC 6V CTE-600 AC adaptor to LINE (supplied with to LINE to a wall the CTE-600) outlet Connecting cable (not supplied) to an input/output...
  • Page 132: Using Audio/Video Signal From The Connected Equipment For A Conference

    Using Audio/Video Signal from the Connected Equipment for a Conference Setting Before Conferencing To use a microphone connected to the Data Solution Box Set “Mic Select” to “DSB MIC” in the Audio Setup menu (page 46). To use a projector, etc. connected to the RGB OUT connector on the Data Solution Box Set “Monitor Out (or Sub Monitor Out)”...
  • Page 133 For details on picture quality, see “Picture quality of the data solution box” on page 133. SEND button RGB A RGB SELECT RGB B SEND RGB IN A RGB IN B Note While you are transmitting the computer picture, you cannot receive a still image or a computer picture from any other terminal.
  • Page 134 When the PCS-1/1P is used as a receiving terminal Setting of “Monitor Output Resolution Video Picture quality Out (or Sub Monitor connector for a frame Out)” on the receiving computer rate terminal picture on receiving When When terminal “Dual “Dual Monitor”...
  • Page 135 “Displaying the Picture on a Projector or Monitor” on page 136, and “Dual Monitor” and “Monitor Out (or Sub Monitor Out)” in the General Setup Menu on page 47. When videoconferencing system other than the PCS-1/1P such as the PCS- 1600 is used Resolution...
  • Page 136: Displaying The Picture On A Projector Or Monitor

    Displaying the Picture on a Projector or Monitor When you connect the Data Solution Box to the Communication Terminal, connections with external monitors, etc. using the following four outputs are available. The connections allow output of the picture to one or two monitors selected from among four.
  • Page 137: Outputting The Signal To Two Monitors

    RGB OUT (DSB): Outputs the signal to a monitor (Monitor D in the illustration above) connected to the RGB OUT connector on the Data Solution Box. Note When “Dual Monitor” is set to “Off” in the General Setup menu, output to a monitor connected to the VIDEO OUT MONITOR SUB connector is not available.
  • Page 138: Chapter 6: Videoconference Using A Whiteboard

    Xi is a trademark of Virtual Ink Corporation of the United States. Note Videoconferencing using the whiteboard is available only between systems equipped with the PCS-1/1P. You cannot use this function with other Sony videoconferencing systems such as PCS-1600, or other manufacturers’ systems.
  • Page 139: Connection Example With A Whiteboard

    Connection Example With a Whiteboard Notes • Be sure to turn off all the equipment before making any connections. • Do not connect/disconnect the cable with the power on. Doing so may damage the Camera Unit, Communication Terminal or mimio Xi. Whiteboard TERMINAL VISCA OUT...
  • Page 140: Attaching The Mimio Xi On The Whiteboard

    Attaching the mimio Xi on the Whiteboard Attach the mimio Xi at the upper left corner of a whiteboard vertically or horizontally, then set the attachment orientation of the mimio Xi and the size of the whiteboard using the menu. Vertically Horizontally To set the attachment orientation of the mimio-Xi...
  • Page 141: Conducting A Videoconference Using A Whiteboard

    Conducting a Videoconference Using a Whiteboard ON LINE POWER LAN ALERT LAN or ISDN ON LINE POWER LAN ALERT ON LINE POWER LAN ALERT ON LINE POWER LAN ALERT Start the videoconference. When you intend to send the whiteboard picture, press the PUSH ENTER button on the Remote Commander to display the communication submenu on the monitor screen.
  • Page 142 Local monitor screen Remote monitor screen Write anything using the stylus, marker or eraser that come with the mimio Xi on the whiteboard. The notes you are writing are displayed in real-time on the remote and local monitor screens. Monitors on the local and remote parties Whiteboard Notes...
  • Page 143 To store the notes written on the whiteboard Display the communication submenu and then select “Save”. The whiteboard picture displayed on the monitor will be stored in the “Memory Stick” as a still image. Send Save Presentation START Whiteboard Icon display To exit from the whiteboard mode The whiteboard user should open the communication submenu, select “Whiteboard OFF”, then press the PUSH ENTER button.
  • Page 144: Chapter 7: Encrypted Videoconference Via Lan

    Video Communication Systems connected via LAN. You cannot conduct an encrypted videoconference if the system is connected via an ISDN, via ISDN & LAN, or with Sony video communication systems other than the PCS-1/1P or with other manufacturers’ videoconferencing systems.
  • Page 145: Preparing For An Encrypted Videoconference Via Lan

    Preparing for an Encrypted Videoconference via LAN To start an encrypted videoconference, each terminal has to set the same password and set “Encryption via LAN” to “On” in the Encryption via LAN menu. Encryption via LAN Page: 1/1 Encryption via LAN Encryption Password Save Cancel...
  • Page 146: Starting An Encrypted Videoconference Via Lan

    Starting an Encrypted Videoconference via LAN You can start an encrypted videoconference via LAN by calling a remote party in the same manner as a daily videoconference. During an encrypted videoconference via LAN, the (encryption) icon is displayed on the screen. Notes •...
  • Page 147: Chapter 8: Multipoint Videoconference

    Chapter 8: Multipoint Videoconference This chapter describes how to conduct a multipoint videoconference. For conducting a multipoint videoconference, installation of the optional PCS-323M1 MCU software (for LAN connection) based on the H.323 standard or the optional PCS-320M1 MCU software (for ISDN connection) based on the H.320 standard is required.
  • Page 148: Connection Examples For A Multipoint Videoconference

    Connection Examples for a Multipoint Videoconference Using the LAN Connection (Up to 6 Points) Installing the optional PCS-323M1 H.323MCU software in one Communication Terminal allows you to conduct a multipoint videoconference among up to six points. ON LINE POWER LAN ALERT PCS-323M1 H.323 MCU ON LINE...
  • Page 149: Using The Cascade Connection Via Lan (Up To 10 Points)

    Using the Cascade Connection via LAN (Up to 10 Points) Installing the optional PCS-323M1 H.323MCU software in two Communication Terminals enables cascade connection, allowing you to conduct a multipoint videoconference among up to ten points. PCS-323M1 H.323 MCU software PCS-323M1 H.323 MCU to LAN software...
  • Page 150: Using The Isdn Connection

    Using the ISDN Connection Installing the optional PCS-320M1 H.320MCU software in one Communication Terminal allows you to conduct a multipoint videoconference among up to six points. PCS-320M1 H.320 MCU software TERMINAL VISCA OUT AUDIO OUT VIDEO IN AUDIO IN CAMERA UNIT PCS-B768 ISDN AUX1–...
  • Page 151 • For a multipoint videoconference only the Communication Terminal in which the PCS-320M1 H.320 MCU software is installed is used as main terminal. If you want to use two or more Communication Terminals as main terminals depending on the type of conference, the same number of H.320 MCU software as that of the main terminals is required.
  • Page 152: Connections

    Using the LAN & ISDN connections Installing both the PCS-323M1 H.323 and PCS-320M1 H.320 MCU software in one Communication Terminal enables conduct of a multipoint videoconference with the terminals connected via a LAN and ISDN. PCS-323M1 H.323 and PCS-320M1 H.320 MCU software TERMINAL VISCA OUT...
  • Page 153: Using The Lan & Isdn Cascade Connection

    Using the LAN & ISDN cascade connection Installing both the PCS-323M1 H.323 and PCS-320M1 H.320 MCU software in two Communication Terminals enables cascade connection including two main terminals. Connecting four terminals to one main terminal allows you to conduct a multipoint videoconference via a LAN and ISDN among up to ten points.
  • Page 154: Preparing For A Multipoint Videoconference

    Preparing for a multipoint videoconference Installing the MCU software Notes on installing the MCU software • You cannot install the software if the write-protect tab on the Memory Stick in which the MCU software is stored is set to “LOCK”. •...
  • Page 155: Menu

    To check if the installation of the software is completed The multipoint mode icon appears in the launcher menu. It will be highlighted when “Multipoint Mode” is set to “On” Connect Phone Book Dial Menu Angle Adj. Press to show help IP:0.0.0.0 ISDN:012345678912 Video:Main...
  • Page 156: Setting The Multipoint Setup Menu

    Setting the Multipoint Setup Menu Before conducting a multipoint videoconference you need to set various items in the Multipoint Setup menu. Be sure to set “Multipoint Mode” to “On”. Multipoint Setup Page: 1/2 Multipoint Mode ISDN Broadcast Mode Split Number of Lines 2Bx5 LAN Bandwidth 1024 Kbps...
  • Page 157: The Multipoint Connection List

    Registering the Remote Parties in the Multipoint Connection List You can register the multipoint connection list that includes all remote parties for a multipoint videoconference in the Phone Book. It allows you to dial all the parties simultaneously. You can enter new remote parties to register the multipoint connection list, or add the parties registered in the Phone Book to the multipoint connection list.
  • Page 158 Select the line interface icon or a still image to be displayed in the Phone Book. The icon is shown as “ LAN”, “ ISDN” or “ LAN & ISDN”. Set up the line interface of the remote parties. When “ LAN”...
  • Page 159 Press the button on the Remote Commander, or press the PUSH ENTER button to open the submenu, press the V or v button to select “ On”, then press the PUSH ENTER button. Phone Book RECENT Recent TOKYO John ISDN Dial OSAKA NEW YORK...
  • Page 160 The List Edit menu appears. All the IP addresses or telephone numbers of the parties marked with are entered in the number text boxes. List Edit Index 1 2 3 . 1 2 3 . 1 2 3 . 1 2 3 Line I/F 1 2 3 .
  • Page 161: Starting A Multipoint Videoconference

    Starting a Multipoint Videoconference Calling Remote Parties To call remote parties registered in the multipoint connection lists Select the multipoint connection list registered in the Phone Book. The multipoint connection lists are marked with “ LAN”, “ ISDN” or “ LAN &...
  • Page 162 Press the button on the Remote Commander, or press the PUSH ENTER button to open the submenu, press the V or v button to select “ On”, then press the PUSH ENTER button. Phone Book RECENT Recent TOKYO John ISDN ISDN Dial OSAKA...
  • Page 163 The system begins dialing the number of the remote party with the marks. “ Dialing (LAN)”, “ Dialing (ISDN)” or “ Dialing (LAN & ISDN)”appears on the monitor screen, and the ON LINE indicator (blue) on the Communication Terminal blinks. When the system connects to all the parties, the message “Meeting starts!”...
  • Page 164 and the telephone numbers for the ISDN connection for all the parties to be connected for a multipoint conference. Dial Line I/F LAN&ISDN More Options Dial Save For details on the setups, see step 3 in “To call a remote party not registered in the Phone Book”...
  • Page 165: Receiving A Call From A Remote Party

    If some points are not connected The following dialog appears. Select the desired item. Some Positions were not connected. Status Cause Code Start Meeting Disconnect All Redial Start Meeting: Starts a conference with remote parties connected. Disconnect All: Cancels all the connections and restores the launcher menu. Redial: Redials the numbers of the points that you failed to connect.
  • Page 166: Using The Display Control

    Using the Display Control During a multipoint videoconference with the MCU software installed in the communication Terminal you can control the following operations. What is “Broadcast Mode”? You can use the “Split”, “Split (Fixed)”, “Voice Activate” and “Broadcast” modes. Split mode This mode allows display of the pictures from the connected remote terminals and the picture of the local terminal by splitting the monitor screen.
  • Page 167 Split (Fixed) mode The pictures from the connected remote terminals and the picture of the local terminal are displayed by splitting the monitor screen as the same manner as those in the split mode. You can specify a picture among the split windows to fix it in the lower right window for the six-split mode.
  • Page 168: Broadcast Modes And Displayed Windows

    Broadcast Modes and Displayed Windows The chart described below shows the window displayed on the monitor screen when you select one of the Broadcast Modes. According to the connection status of your system, some modes cannot be selected. In the connection status with no window shown in the chart, the corresponding mode is not available.
  • Page 169: Switching The Broadcast Mode

    Switching the Broadcast Mode At the beginning of the conference the mode set with “Broadcast Mode” in the Multipoint Setup menu is activated. You can switch the mode during communication. Press the FAR/NEAR button on the Remote Commander. The Display Control menu appears. Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Broadcast Mode”, then press the PUSH ENTER button.
  • Page 170: Terminal

    To display the local picture in the Voice Activate mode You can display the local picture only on your monitor screen while the broadcast mode remains in Voice Activate mode. Press the FAR/NEAR button on the Remote Commander. The Display Control menu appears. Use the V, v, B or b button to select “Near”...
  • Page 171: Ending The Multipoint Videoconference

    Ending the Multipoint Videoconference Press the CONNECT/DISCONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander. The following submenu appears. Phone Book Disconnect Dial Cancel Use the V, v, B or b button to select “Disconnect”, then press the PUSH ENTER button. The screen changes to the split window screen and the following menu appears.
  • Page 172: Notes On Secondary Terminals

    When a terminal whose video mode is Notes on Secondary QCIF standard only The system does not send video to the QCIF Terminals terminal. If there is a terminal that is not adequate for the settings set by this system, that terminal is called the secondary terminal.
  • Page 173: Connecting The External Mcu

    ON LINE POWER LAN ALERT ON LINE POWER LAN ALERT PCS-1/1P ON LINE POWER LAN ALERT Activating the Chair Control If the MCU for the ISDN connection is equipped with the chair control function, the chair control can be activated for up to 99 terminals connected.
  • Page 174 The chair control is activated and you can control up to 99 terminals. The chair control feature is canceled if you set “Broadcast Mode” to “Chair Release”. Note When you operate incorrectly, the message “MCU operation rejected.” will appear on the monitor screen. Displaying the picture of the selected terminal Open the Display Control menu.
  • Page 175 Exiting the chair control Open the Display Control menu. Use the V, v, B or b button to select “Chair Release” under “Broadcast Mode”. The chair control is not available for the local party. Connecting the External MCU...
  • Page 176: Multipoint Attribute

    Multipoint Attribute Number Attribute Value (H.320 MCU) Value (H.323 MCU) Maximum number of terminals 5 (6 when including the 5 (6 when including the that can be connected to a single local terminal) local terminal) Maximum number of concurrent (independent) conferences that can be supported in a single MCU Maximum number of ports that...
  • Page 177 Number Attribute Value (H.320 MCU) Value (H.323 MCU) Method of choosing Selected Custom: Custom: Communication Mode - SCM Number of lines (1B/ LAN bandwidth (Total 2B/4B/6B) rate of all points, max. Audio algorithm 1920 Kbps) (G.711, G.728, G.722) Audio algorithm Auto: (G.711, G.728, G.722) Video frame rate (7.5/...
  • Page 178: Appendix

    e Power switch Appendix Turns on/off the Communication Terminal. The power is on when the switch is set to the @ side and off when the switch is set to the a side. Location and f AUX CONTROL connector (D-sub 9-pin) Function of Parts Used for service.
  • Page 179: Pcs-C1/C1P Camera Unit

    g MIC1/MIC2 (PLUG IN POWER) p DSB connector (D-sub 15-pin) jacks (minijack) Connect to the TERMINAL connector on the optional PCS-DSB1 Data Connect to the optional PCS-A1 or PCS- Solution Box. A300 microphone. Power is supplied to the microphone from the q DC 19.5V jack Communication Terminal.
  • Page 180: Pcs-R1 Remote Commander

    a Lens PCS-R1 Remote Commander b Microphone c POWER indicator (green) ON/OFF Lights when the power switch on the Communication Terminal is set to on VOLUME ZOOM and goes out when it is set to off or the Terminal is set to standby mode. d Remote sensor VIDEOINPUT DISPLAY...
  • Page 181: Menu Button

    c DISPLAY (CLEAR) button k VIDEO INPUT SELECT (SYMBOL) button Switches the picture displayed on the monitor screen. Selects the video input signal. Each time Deletes a line when used for character you press the button, the input signal input. switches.
  • Page 182: Pcs-B768 Isdn Unit

    PCS-B768 ISDN Unit PCS-DSB1 Data Solution Box (Optional) (Optional) Front/Upper panel Front/Upper panel RGB A RGB SELECT RGB B SEND STATUS RGB IN A RGB IN B Rear LINE OUT MIC 1 MIC 2 MIC 3 MIC 4 MIC 5 TERMINAL RGB OUT Rear...
  • Page 183 f LINE OUT jack (stereo minijack) Connect to the audio input jack on the active speaker, etc. Outputs monaural sound. g AUX IN/OUT jacks (phono jack) Connects to the optional CTE-600 Communication Transducer. h MIC 1–MIC 5 jacks (minijack) Connect to the optional PCS-A1 or PCS- A300 microphone.
  • Page 184: On Screen Messages

    On Screen Messages Check the following if a message appears on the TV monitor when operating the Communication Terminal. Message Meaning Incorrect dialing setup. Make sure the selected entry is correctly registered. CANNOT COMPLETE CONNECTION — (The following code and message appear.) Unknown network error: Try again later.
  • Page 185 Message Meaning Dialing your own number is Please check the IP address of the remote party. invalid. GateKeeper error. Please check the IP address of the remote party. Busy line - Connection not possible. The telephone line of the remote party is busy and cannot be connected.
  • Page 186 Message Meaning No Memory Stick. Insert a “Memory Stick”. Memory Stick write-protected. Release the lock of the erasure prevention switch on the “Memory Stick”. Memory full. The data has been saved in the “Memory Stick” to its full capacity. Memory Stick file error. The file format of the “Memory Stick”...
  • Page 187 Solution Box. The Whiteboard cannot be used. The whiteboard can be used for a videoconference only between PCS-1/1P systems. Battery in the stylus could be weak. Replace The battery in the stylus for the whiteboard is low. the battery.
  • Page 188 Message Meaning Some trouble occurs during connection. Try to connect again. Connection has failed. Check the information registered to the When you use the gatekeeper mode, the registered gatekeeper. information on gatekeeper appears in Page 2/2 of the LAN Setup menu. Connection has been rejected as the data Connection has failed as the data exceeds the exceeds the bandwidth of a gatekeeper.
  • Page 189 The following messages indicate the state of the system. No action is required. Message Meaning Meeting starts! Connection with the remote party has been completed, and you can now start a conference. Starting connection. After receiving a call from the remote party the system starts connecting.
  • Page 190 Message Meaning Use of the Private Phone Book is The “Memory Stick” in which the Private Phone Book is not available. registered has been removed from the Communication Terminal. You cannot use the Private Phone Book. The system is connecting to a The Video Communication System is connecting to a LAN LAN via PPPoE.
  • Page 191: Troubleshooting

    (page 23). Three indicators on The fan inside the Terminal stops. Turn off the system immediately and the front of the consult with Sony dealer. Communication Terminal blink. No sound or the The volume of the System is too Adjust the sound volume by pressing volume is very low.
  • Page 192 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 with the VIDEO INPUT SELECT button (page 91). The selected picture source is not Check the connections (page 119).
  • Page 193 Symptom Cause Solution No connection. Some of the system settings are not Set the system settings correctly correct. referring to “Registering Local Information” (page 38). The IP address and network mask Ask the system administrator to set are not set correctly (when using them correctly (page 50).
  • Page 194 Symptom Cause Solution No connection. Answering the call is not permitted Ask the remote party to permit by the remote terminal as it is answering a call. operating for setups, etc. The remote terminal is not set to Ask the remote party to set the auto answer mode.
  • Page 195: Specifications

    64 Kbps, 96 Kbps (MPEG4 Specifications Audio) (when using LAN) 24 Kbps, 32 Kbps (G.722.1 compliant with ITU-T Recommendation) (when using LAN) PCS-P1/P1P Communication 16 Kbps (G.728 compliant with Terminal ITU-T Recommendation) 8 Kbps (G.729 compliant with ITU-T Recommendation) This unit is compliant with ITU-T (when using LAN) Recommendations H.320 and H.323.
  • Page 196: Pcs-C1/C1P Camera Unit

    Storage temperature Dimension 147 × 130 × 138 mm (w/h/d) (5 –20°C to +60°C (–4°F to +140°F) × 5 × 5 inches) (not Storage humidity including the projected parts) 20% to 80% (no condensation) Mass Approx. 1.1 kg (2 lb 7 oz) Dimensions 258 ×...
  • Page 197: Pcs-A300 Microphone

    Supplied accessories PCS-A300 Microphone Interface cable (8 m, 26.2 ft) (1) (Optional) Operating Instructions (1) Warranty booklet (1) Bandwidth 13 kHz Directional characteristic Unidirectional PCS-320M1 H.320 MCU Dimension 68 × 16 × 96 mm (w/h/d) (2 × Software (Optional) × 3 inches) Mass Approx.
  • Page 198: Acceptable Rgb Input/Output Signals

    Acceptable RGB Input/Output Signals PCS-P1/P1P Communication Terminal (RGB OUT) Picture element Signal format fH (kHz) fV (Hz) Dot clock Sync (MHz) 1024 × 768 XGA VESA 60 Hz 48.363 60.004 65 H-neg V-neg PCS-DSB1 Data Solution Box (RGB IN A/RGB IN B) Picture Signal format fH (kHz)
  • Page 199 PCS-DSB1 Data Solution Box (RGB OUT) Picture element Signal format fH (kHz) fV (Hz) Dot clock Sync (MHz) 1024 × 768 XGA VESA 60 Hz 48.363 60.004 65 H-neg V-neg • While the picture input from the RGB IN A or RGB IN B connector is transmitted, the picture of the input signal format (VGA, SVGA or XGA) is output from this connector.
  • Page 200: Pin Assignment

    Pin Signal Description Pin Assignment Ground 100BASE-TX/10BASE-T jack VIDEO OUT MONITOR MAIN/SUB, VIDEO IN AUX 1/AUX 2 connectors Modular jack Signal Description Mini-DIN 4-pin connector TPOP Transmit+ Signal Description TPON Transmit– Analog Ground TPIP Receive+ Analog Ground — Brightness Signal —...
  • Page 201 TERMINAL connector Signal Description 19.5V 19.5V – AGND Analog ground D-sub 15-pin connector (female) – Signal Description Transmit data+ Brightness signal RD– Transmit data– Y.GND Brightness signal ground Ground Chrominance signal C.GND Chrominance signal RGB OUT connector ground Video Video signal Video.GN Video signal Ground Mini D-sub 15-pin (female)
  • Page 202: Pin Assignment On Optional Board Connectors

    Pin Signal Description Pin Assignment on Optional Board Connectors Ground ISDN 1-6 jacks (PCS-B768) TERMINAL connector (PCS-DSB1) Modular jack D-sub 15-pin connector (male) Signal Description Signal Description – Video Video signal – Video.GND Video signal ground Transmit+ LINE A+ Line audio+ Receive+ LINE A–...
  • Page 203: Videoconferencing Room Layout

    Side view (vertical range at Videoconferencing maximum zoom-out) Room Layout Be sure to position camera and microphone appropriately in your videoconferencing room. Camera Range 25˚ 3.1 m 42˚ represents the shooting area of the (8.41 ft) camera when the zoom has been extended 25˚...
  • Page 204: Installing The Communication Terminal And Camera

    Installing the Communication Terminal and Camera You can fix the Communication Terminal or the Camera to your chosen place of installation using the supplied Velcro. Stick the supplied Velcro to the bottom of the Communication Terminal or Camera. Adjust room lighting so that it falls on the participants.
  • Page 205: Glossary

    DHCP Glossary An abbreviation for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol. Manages IP addresses in the network. BONDING* BONDING is one of the Inverse Multiplexing methods allowing connection An abbreviation for Domain Name System. of the videoconferencing system using Defines the domain name system. multiple ISDN lines.
  • Page 206 G.728 H.323 Audio encoding/decoding format This enables communications on the non- recommended by the ITU-T. A phone QOS (Quality of Service) LAN. bandwidth audio signal is converted to a HMLP digital signal with a data rate of 16 Kbps. See “MLP”. Gatekeeper I-MUX Controls the access of H.323...
  • Page 207 audio signals. In this case, the terminal in which picture viewing is not available is An abbreviation for Multipoint Control regarded as a secondary terminal. Unit. When connecting a MCU, a multipoint terminal communicated via a normal phone videoconference can be held. included in the multipoint videoconference is also called a secondary terminal.
  • Page 208: Menu Configuration

    Menu Configuration The menus of the camera are configured as described below. For detailed information, see pages in parentheses. The initial settings of each item are bolded. Launcher Phone Book List Edit Index (page 67) (page 60) Line I/F LAN, LAN , ISDN, ISDN, LAN&ISDN , ISDN (Telephone)
  • Page 209 A Dial Setup Page: 1/4 Line I/F LAN, ISDN, ISDN (Telephone) (page 39) Bonding Auto, On Number of Lines 1B, 2B, 3B, 4B, 5B, 6B, 8B, 12B LAN Bandwidth 64Kbps, 128Kbps, 384Kbps, 768Kbps, 1024Kbps, 1920Kbps, Other (1–1920Kbps) Prefix Prefix-None, Prefix-A, Prefix-B, Prefix-C Restrict Auto, 56K...
  • Page 210 C Multipoint Page: 1/2 Multipoint Mode On, Off Setup Broadcast Mode Split, Voice Activate (page 44) Number of Lines 1B×5, 2B×5, 4B×3, 6B×2 Total LAN Bandwidth 384Kbps, 768Kbps, 1024Kbps, 1920Kbps, Other (1–1920Kbps) Restrict Auto, 56K Page: 2/2 Video Mode ALL, H.263, H.261 Audio Mode ALL, G.722, G.728, G.711 Display Terminal Name...
  • Page 211 E General Setup Page: 1/4 Terminal Name (page 47) Dual Monitor On, Off Monitor Out/ VIDEO OUT, RGB OUT, RGB OUT (DSB) Sub Monitor Out Standby Mode On, Off Standby Time 1–99 minutes Time Display On, Off Page: 2/4 Clock Set Last Number Registration On, Off T.120 PC Address Whiteboard Attachment...
  • Page 212 G ISDN Setup Page: 1/7 Country/Region Europe (excluding France), (page 51) France, Japan, USA, China, Other Country/Region Code Protocol Japan NTT, Euro ISDN, Euro ISDN (France), National ISDN, 5ESS (P-MP), 5ESS (P-P), DMS-100 Page: 2/7 Area Code–Local Number A1–C2 Page: 3/7 Area Code–Local Number D1–F2 Page: 4/7 Sub Address A1–C2...
  • Page 213 H LAN Setup Page: 1/8 DHCP Mode Auto, Off (page 54) Host Name IP Address Network Mask Gateway Address DNS Address Page: 2/8 Gatekeeper Mode Auto, On, Off Gatekeeper Address User Alias User Number Page: 3/8 SNMP Mode On, Off Trap Destination Community Description...
  • Page 214 I Machine Information Host Version (page 57) ISDN UNIT Version DSB Version DSP Version Software Option None, Multipoint (H.323), Multipoint (H.320), Multipoint (H.320 + H.323) Option I/F None, ISDN UNIT, DSB, Whiteboard Host Name IP Address MAC Address Serial Number Menu Configuration...
  • Page 215 J Status Communication Status Connection A (Encode) Audio Mode (page 58) (Decode) Video Mode Frame Rate Rate MLP Rate HMLP Rate LSD Rate Line I/F Camera Control Data Control Whiteboard Connection E (Encode) Audio Mode (Decode) Video Mode Frame Rate Rate MLP Rate HMLP Rate...
  • Page 216 Sony Corporation...

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