To reduce the risk in the space provided below. Refer to these of fire or electric shock, refer servicing to numbers whenever you call upon your Sony qualified service personnel. dealer regarding this product. This device complies with Part 15 of the Model No.
This manual focuses on using ISDN lines to conduct a videoconference, but it also covers non-ISDN lines. If you use ISDN lines, consult your Sony dealer for more information. • The ISDN service may not be available in some areas.
Table of Contents Setting the Video Communication Chapter 1: Installation and System to Standby Mode ....28 Preparation Opening the Shutter ....29 Adjusting the Volume ....30 Using This Manual ......9 Adjusting the Picture Quality ..30 Features ..........10 Displaying the Help ....30 System Components ......
Registering a Remote Party in the Adjusting the Picture and Sound ..89 Phone Book ........61 Adjusting the Picture Quality ..89 Registering a New Remote Party 61 Adjusting the Volume ....89 Changing the Contents of the Phone Cutting Off the Sound Momentarily Book ..........63 –...
Conducting a Data Conference Using Chapter 4: Videoconference NetMeeting – T.120 Data With Optional Equipment Conference ........126 Accessing the Video Communication Using Still Images Stored in a “Memory System ..........129 Stick” for a Videoconference ..108 Using a Web Browser ....129 Displaying a Still Image Stored in a Using Telnet ......129 “Memory Stick”...
Using the LAN & ISDN Cascade Connection Example for Point-to- Connection ........149 Point Videoconference ..... 177 Preparing for a multipoint Connection Examples for videoconference ......150 Multipoint Videoconference ..178 Installing the MCU software ..150 Preparing for a Videoconference Using ..........
Connectors ........227 Location and Function of Parts and List of Port Numbers Used on the PCS-TL50 .........228 Controls .......... 199 Videoconferencing Room Layout ..230 PCS-TL50 Video Communication System ........199 Camera Range ......230 PCS-RTL50 Remote Glossary ..........232 Commander ......201 Menu Configuration .......235...
Chapter 6: Encrypted Chapter 1: videoconference via LAN This chapter shows how to conduct a videoconference using an encrypted video Installation and and audio data, and encrypted data from a computer connected to the Data Solution Preparation Box. Chapter 7: Multipoint Videoconference This chapter shows you how to use the Using This Manual...
The Video Communication System accepts a LAN bandwidth of up to 1920 Kbps. It also The PCS-TL50 Video Communication allows connection to as many as three ISDN System is a videoconferencing system that lines; 6B channels usable by using the...
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The PCS-TL50 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-TL50 Video Communication System is the basic system of the Videoconferencing System. It contains the following components: Unit Description...
Optional Equipment The following optional devices are used to enhance your videoconference. Unit Description ISDN Unit Used to connect to an ISDN line. Up to three ISDN PCSA-B384S lines; 6B channels usable. (The PCSA-B384S and PCS-B384 have the same functions. This manual uses the PCSA-B384S as a representative model.) PCS-B384 ISDN Unit...
Unit Description PCSA-A3 Microphone Unidirectional microphone. It is recommended when you want to pick up the voice of a speaker directed toward the microphone. CTE-600 Communication Integrated microphone/speaker system suitable for Transducer remote communication. It is used by connecting to the Data Solution Box.
System Configuration The PCS-TL50 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.
Up to three ISDN lines with the PCSA-B384S ISDN Unit or up to six ISDN lines with the PCSA-B768S ISDN Unit can be connected to one PCS-TL50 Each ISDN line is composed of two B channels that carry data signals on the...
• To hold a multipoint videoconference among up to ten sites over LAN. • To show still images stored in a “Memory Stick”. System configuration 1 PCS-TL50 Video Communication System 2 PCS-RTL50 Remote Commander 3 PCS-323M1 H.323 MCU software (not supplied)
• To hold a multipoint videoconference among up to six sites over ISDN. • To show still images stored in a “Memory Stick”. System configuration 1 PCS-TL50 Video Communication System 2 PCS-RTL50 Remote Commander 3 PCS-320M1 H.320 MCU software (not supplied)
ISDN. • To show still images stored in a “Memory Stick”. System configuration * Be sure to make a connection 1 PCS-TL50 Video Communication System via LAN. 2 PCS-RTL50 Remote Commander 3 PCS-323M1 H.323 MCU software (not supplied) The illustration shows an 4 PCS-320M1 H.320 MCU software (not supplied)
• To pick up a large number of participants’ voices using up to five external microphones connected to the Data Solution Box. System configuration 1 PCS-TL50 Video Communication System 2 PCS-RTL50 Remote Commander 3 PCS-323M1 H.323 MCU software (not supplied)
• To pick up a large number of participants’ voices using up to five external microphones connected to the Data Solution Box. System configuration 1 PCS-TL50 Video Communication System The illustration shows an example 2 PCS-RTL50 Remote Commander using the PCSA-B768S ISDN 3 PCS-320M1 H.320 MCU software (not supplied)
System Connections This section describes the typical system connections. Using the Connectors The connectors are in the inside of the rear cover. When using the connectors, remove the rear cover, connect cables to the connectors, and replace the rear cover. To remove the rear cover Pull the rear cover toward you.
100BASE-TX/10BASE-T connector. System Connection via a LAN Connect in order. Power cord* to a wall outlet PCS-TL50 Video to DC19.5V Communication System PCS-AC19V8 AC adaptor* to 100BASE-TX/10BASE-T UTP cable (category 5, straight)**...
Video Communication System. Doing so may cause malfunction of the system. Connect in order. PCS-AC19V8 AC adaptor* Power cord* to DC19.5V PCS-TL50 Video to a wall outlet Communication System Interface cable to ISDN UNIT (supplied with the ISDN unit) TERMINAL ISDN Unit...
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.
• Do not mix old and new batteries, or different types of batteries. • Do not attempt to charge the batteries. • If you do not intend to use the Remote Commander for a long period of time, remove the batteries. •...
Turning the System On/Off This section describes how to turn on or off the Video Communication System. Turning On Before turning on the system, make sure that the system connections have been completed correctly. For connecting the system, see “System Connections” on page 22. Turn on the power of any equipment to be used for the videoconference.
If connection of the Data Solution Box or ISDN Unit to the Video Communication System is not re-established even after the system power is recovered, consult a Sony dealer. Turning Off Press the (power) switch on the right side of the system for more than one second to turn the system off.
Opening the Shutter The system is equipped with a shutter to hide the camera. Before starting a videoconference, open the shutter by sliding the shutter switch on the top of the system to the right. If the shutter is closed, the picture on the local site will not be seen on the remote site.
Adjusting the Volume Press the VOLUME +/– buttons on the Remote Commander to set the volume level appropriately. Volume Notes • The volume can be adjusted for the picture of a videoconference, the image from a computer and the image from video equipment. •...
Set the following items on the ISDN Setting Up the line. System for the First ISDN Setup Wizard Time — Initial Setup Country/Region Wizard Country/Region Code Protocol National ISDN When you turn on the Video Communication System for the first time after installation and the self-diagnosis is completed, the setup wizard appears on the Previous...
Use the V, v, B or b button to select Notes “Next”, then press the ENTER button. • When you select a blank text box and press the ENTER button on the Remote For customers in other countries than Commander, the content in the text box the USA and Canada immediately above will be copied to the The LAN Setup Wizard appears.
DNS Address: Enter your DNS (Domain Name System) server address. Note When you set “DHCP Mode” to “Auto”, the assigned IP address is shown in the launcher menu (page 72) or Machine Information menu (page 57). When you do not know how to set up the LAN configuration, contact your network administrator.
Using the Menu The Video Communication System uses the on-screen menus to make various adjustments and settings. This section gives a brief introduction of the menus. Menu Configurations The menus of this system configure as described below. For more detailed menu configurations, refer to “Menu Configuration” on page 235.
One Touch Dial Operation menu Menu Icons Selecting the icons on the menu tabs shown One Touch Dial Operation on the left side of the menu displays each menu. Dial Edit Delete Icon Displayed menu Returns to the previous menu. Cancel Phone Book menu The One Touch Dial Operation menu is used...
Detailed Dial menu Still Image menu Still Image Detailed Dial Send Line I/F Continuous Send LAN Bandwidth Clear 1024 Kbps Save Dial Save The Still Image menu is used to control still The Detailed Dial menu is used to call a images.
Memory Stick menu Memory Stick The Memory Stick menu is used when you are using a “Memory Stick”. The menu is not displayed unless a “Memory Stick” is installed in the Video Communication System. The menu appears when you press the MENU button on the Remote Commander to display the Setup menu and select from the menu tabs displayed.
Entering Characters This section explains how to enter the letters, numerals or symbols on the text box in the menu using the Remote Commander. PandP PinP (BACK (CLEAR) SPACE) Number buttons button button CONNECT/ HELP DISCONNECT MENU VIDEO CONF PC/VIDEO WIDE MODE PinP DISPLAY...
Audio: Audio Setup menu (see page 47) Chapter 2: LAN: LAN Setup menu (see page 48) Administrator: Administrator Setup menu (see page 52) Registration and ISDN: ISDN Setup menu (see page 53) Multipoint: Multipoint Setup menu (see Setup for System page 56) Information: Machine Information menu (see page 57)
LAN Bandwidth Dial Setup Menu Selects the bandwidth to be used when connected to a LAN. The Dial Setup menu is used to set the You can select from among 64 Kbps, 128 attributes for dialing. Kbps, 256 Kbps, 384 Kbps, 512 Kbps, 768 Kbps, 1024 Kbps, 1920 Kbps and “Other”.
G.722.1: Sends audio based on the G.722.1 Page 2/4 standard. G.722: Sends audio based on the G.722 Dial Setup standard. Page: 2/4 G.729: Sends audio based on the G.729 Video Mode standard. Video Frame 15fps G.728: Sends audio based on the G.728 Audio Mode standard.
“Protocol” setting in the ISDN Setup Page 3/4 menu. G.711 µ-law: Selects the format based on Dial Setup the G.711 µ-law standard. Page: 3/4 G.711 A-law: Selects the format based on Prefix-A the G.711 A-law standard. Prefix-B Prefix-C More Options Enable Selects whether you set the items in the Dial Setup menu for each dial list.
the transmission rate of 64 Kbps. In this case, Answer Setup Menu set “Restrict” to “56K” before dialing. The Answer Setup menu is used to set up for LAN Bandwidth receiving a call. Select the bandwidth to be used when connected to a LAN.
H.263+: Receives pictures based on Off: Disables control of the remote party’s Recommendation H.263+. camera. H.261: Receives pictures based on T.120 Data Recommendation H.261. Selects whether you conduct a data No Video: Receives audio only without conference via the T.120 standard using pictures.
Single Monitor PC: This option is useful when the RGB OUT connector of the Page 1/3 Data Solution Box is connected to the RGB IN of the PCS-TL50. Displays the General Setup picture of the local camera and menus Page: 1/3...
input the IP address of the computer (for the Character Input Help ISDN connection). Selects whether or not to hide a help balloon used for entering characters or numerics. For details on a data conference based on On: Displays the balloon help items for the T.120 standard, see “Conducting a Data entering characters.
Page 2/2 Audio Setup Menu The Audio Setup menu is used to set various Audio Setup audio items. Page: 2/2 Beep Sound Sound Effect Page 1/2 Dial Tone The level meter indicating the audio input Ringer Level level is displayed. Audio Setup Save Cancel...
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...
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.
Port Number Used Off: Does not specify the bit rate of Low Delay for the TOS field. Selects whether or not to fix the TCP port number and UDP port number. High Throughput* Custom: Uses the port numbers set by the Selects whether or not to specify the bit rate user.
PPPoE Specify: Specifies the DNS server addresses. Selects whether or not to use PPPoE for Obtain automatically: Allows you to LAN connection. obtain the DNS server addresses You can use the B FLET’S or FLET’S automatically. ADSL services without connecting a router when using PPPoE.
Selects to copy all the contents of the Phone Off: Disables monitoring. Book to a Private Phone Book in the inserted Web Access “Memory Stick”. Selects whether or not to permit accessing the PCS-TL50 via a Web browser or Telnet. Registering Local Information...
Page 2/7 ISDN Setup Menu Shows the A1 to C2 text boxes for inputting the telephone numbers. The ISDN Setup menu is used to set up the ISDN lines. ISDN Setup Note Page: 2/7 The ISDN Setup menu is displayed only Area Code Local Number when the optional PCSA-B384S orPCSA-...
Sub Address SPID Setting for Customers in Enter the sub-addresses when registering the USA and Canada them. Only numerals are available for a sub- address. If you connect to an ISDN switch type, Notes configuration of SPID (Service Profile • When you select a blank text box and press Identifier) is required.
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...
Notes Multipoint Setup Menu • The number of ISDN channels to be used for connecting a second remote point or more is The Multipoint Setup menu is used when defined by the number of ISDN lines you are you conduct a multipoint videoconference. using.
LCD Controller Version VerX.XX Software Option Multipoint(H.323) remote site. Option I/F DSB, ISDN UNIT G.722: Uses audio based on the G.722 Host Name PCS-TL50 standard. IP Address XX.XX.XX.XX G.728: Uses audio based on the G.728 MAC Address 08-00-46-DF-5B-57 Serial Number 12345 standard.
SIP: The PCSA-SP1 SIP software is Status Menu installed. Multipoint (H.323), SIP: The PCS-323M1 The Status menu shows the current status of MCU software and PCSA-SP1 SIP communication. software are installed. The ISDN Line Status, LAN Line Status or Multipoint (H.320), SIP: The PCS-320M1 LAN Connection Status will also be MCU software and PCSA-SP1 SIP displayed depending on the line interface...
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 LAN2 LAN3 LAN4 LAN5 Status: Shows the MLP (Multi Layer Protocol) rate. Cause Code: : No call in progress : Connected : No network : Call failed...
SIP Setup Menu Encryption via LAN Menu The SIP Setup menu is used to conduct a The Encryption via LAN menu is used to videoconference with an IP phone using the conduct a videoconference using the SIP (Session Initiation Protocol). encryption feature.
Registered User Name Registering a Enter the user name for the terminal to be registered on the SIP server. Remote Party in the Password Phone Book Sets the password for the terminal to be registered on the SIP server. You can register the telephone number or IP Note address of a remote party in the Phone Book, When you conduct a multipoint...
When “IP” is selected in step 4 List Edit Index List Edit Index OSAKA Line I/F: Line I/F: LAN Bandwidth: 1024 Kbps LAN Bandwidth: 1024 Kbps Save Cancel Save Cancel Enter the name of a remote party in the 1 Enter the IP address of the remote Index text box.
2 Select the number of the ISDN for the ISDN lines selected by “Number of Lines”. Up to 6B-channel connection is channels to be used for dialing. available when using this method. Select the line interface icon, a still Note image stored in a “Memory Stick”...
Press the V or v button on the Remote Copying the Setting of the Commander to select “Edit”, then Phone Book Menu press the ENTER button. The List Edit menu appears. Open the Phone Book menu. Change the telephone number, IP Use the V, v, B or b button on the address, name or setting.
To copy all the contents of the Phone Book to the Private Phone Book Insert the “Memory Stick” in which you want to store the Private Phone Book into the Memory Stick slot on the system, then select “Copy to Private Phone Book” from Page 2 of the Administrator Setup menu.
Registering a List Edit Index OSAKA ALPHA Remote Party for 1 2 3 . 1 2 3 . 1 2 3 . 1 2 3 Line I/F One Touch Dial LAN Bandwidth 1024 Kbps Auto Dial You can register remote parties in the One Touch Dial list in the launcher menu, allowing you to dial them easily using the Save...
Set the name of a remote party, the line To delete the One Touch Dial interface, the line information and the registration from the launcher still image. menu The procedures of the settings in the List Edit menu are the same as those for the Use the V, v, B or b button on the Phone Book.
Registering a One Touch Dial One Touch Button Select from the Phone Book You can register up to 30 remote parties that have been registered in the Phone Book for Cancel One Touch Dial. To register seven or more remote parties, set A gray number indicates that a remote “Number of One Touch Buttons to Display”...
One Touch Button Select Phone Book RECENT Recent TOKYO John Cancel ISDN ISDN D i a l OSAKA NEW YORK PARIS Edit The One Touch Dial number is shown in the Copy Delete Phone Book when the One Touch Dial One Touch registration is completed.
Registering the Private One Touch Dial You can register the remote parties stored in the Private Phone Book in a “Memory Stick” for your own One Touch Dial list. Once the Private One Touch Dial list is registered, inserting the “Memory Stick” into the system changes the One Touch Dial list in the launcher menu to the Private One Touch Dial list.
Chapter 3: Daily Videoconference This chapter describes how to conduct a videoconference from start to finish after the administrator has completed various registrations and settings for the system. The videoconference explained here is a point-to-point conference via a LAN connection or ISDN connection using the optional PCSA-B384S or PCSA- B768S ISDN Unit.
(power) switch Make sure that the shutter of the camera is open. If it is closed, slide the shutter switch on the top of the system to the right to open the shutter. Press the VIDEO CONF button on the Remote Commander to the right to display the launcher menu.
Indicator Identification Description (icon) Memory Stick “Memory Stick” is inserted. IP address Shows the IP address of the local system. ISDN: ISDN telephone Shows the ISDN telephone number of the local number system. Note The system indicators are not displayed when “Menu Mode” is set to “Simple Menu”...
Information IP:012.345.678.912 ISDN:0123456789012 Audio:MIC (INT) LAN Mode 100 Mbps/Full 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 The indicator is shown when the MCU software is mode installed.
Calling a Remote Party Using One Touch Dial When the remote party has been registered in the One Touch Dial list, you can call him or her using the One Touch Dial function. For the One Touch Dial registration, see page 66. Press One Touch Dial button 1 to 6 to which the remote party has been registered.
To cancel dialing before connecting Press the CONNECT/DISCONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander. Or press the V, v, B or b button to select “Cancel”, then press the ENTER button. To display seven or more One Touch Dial buttons in the launcher menu You can register up to 30 remote parties in the One Touch Dial list.
Calling a Remote Party by Entering an ISDN Telephone Number or IP Address in the Launcher Menu Select the line interface from the drop-down list at the bottom of the launcher menu. Press the V, v, B or b button to select the line interface button at the bottom of the launcher menu, then press the ENTER button to display the drop-down list.
The system begins dialing the IP address or ISDN telephone number entered in step 2. “Dialing (IP)”, “Dialing (ISDN)”, “Dialing (Telephone)” or “Dialing (SIP)” appears on the display. When the system connects to the remote system, the message “Meeting starts!” appears on the display.
Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select a remote party from the Phone Book, then press the ENTER button. The submenu appears. Phone Book RECENT Recent TOKYO John ISDN ISDN Dial OSAKA NEW YORK PARIS Edit New Entry...
To call a remote party registered in the Private Phone Book Insert a “Memory Stick” in which the Private Phone Book is registered into the Memory Stick slot on the system. The Phone Book menu changes to the Private Phone Book menu. Private Phone Book RECENT AUTO...
Note You can also search for remote parties by pressing the number buttons on the Remote Commander instead of the “0-9” tab on the Phone Book. Pressing the number button lists the six party names which start with the alphabetical letter on the number button of the Remote Commander.
ISDN (2B): Connects to the H.221-format videoconferencing system via 2B channels of the ISDN connection. ISDN (Telephone): Connects to the phone of a remote party to conduct a voice meeting via the ISDN connection. SIP: Connects to an IP phone using SIP. Configure the LAN, or ISDN line.
When using the ISDN Detailed Dial Line I/F ISDN Number of Lines 6B(384K) Dial Save 1 Enter the telephone number of a remote party to connect to in the text box. V, v, B or b Use the button on the Remote Commander to select the text box, then press the ENTER button.
Use the V, v, B or b button to select “Dial” in the lower part of the menu, then press the ENTER button, or press the CONNECT/DISCONNECT ) button on the Remote Commander. The system begins dialing the IP address or ISDN telephone number entered in step 3.
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 conferencing. 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.
Note If you receive a call when you are using the Video Communication System as a computer display or video monitor, the picture of the remote party will appear automatically as a window picture. Picture on the remote site Picture from a computer or video equipment Note See pages 89 to 100 to adjust the sound and picture during the conference.
When there is an incoming call during communication over a different line interface If you receive a call via an ISDN when you are in communication via a LAN (or vice versa), the system becomes busy. To display an elapsed communication time You can show an elapsed communication time on the display if “Time Display”...
List Edit Index Line I/F LAN Bandwidth 1024 Kbps Save Cancel When you press the B or b button on the Remote Commander, still images are displayed one by one in the following order: the still images captured during the communication using the image capture feature and stored in the “Memory Stick”, the still images previously stored in the “Memory Stick”, and the still images captured by the automatic image capture feature and stored in the memory of the system.
Adjusting the Picture and Sound Adjusting the Picture Quality During a conference, you can adjust the picture quality (picture mode, picture, brightness and back light) using the MENU, V/v and OK buttons on the right side of the Video Communication System. For details on the adjustments, see “Adjusting the Picture Quality on the Display”...
Cutting Off the Sound On Answering – Mic on Answer Function You can cut 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.
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.
Adjusting the Zoom and Camera Angle Determine the size and the angle of view of the picture to be displayed by adjusting the zoom and angle. You can make adjustments in the display screen during communication and in the launcher menu when not in communication. You can also make adjustments using the Camera menu.
The color of the screen frame changes, then you can adjust the camera angle and zoom. Detailed Dial Phone Book IP:012.345.678.912 ISDN:012345678912 John OSAKA NEW YORK ISDN Dial Press the PUSH ENTER button on the Remote Commander to adjust the camera angle. Use the ZOOM button to zoom in or out.
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). Press the V, v, B or b button to adjust the camera angle so that the desired angle of view is obtained.
cancel the full screen mode, press the RETURN button or PinP button on the Remote Commander. To adjust the brightness Press the number button “9” on the Remote Commander repeatedly to make the picture brighter. The “Brightness +” indicator is displayed. Press the “7”...
Keep one of the number buttons 1–6 pressed. The zoom and angle setting is stored in the selected number button, and the message “Registered to Preset number 1 (–6).” appears. To preset the setting in the launcher menu while not in communication Adjust the zoom and camera angle in the launcher menu.
Press the ENTER button. The setting is registered in the selected preset number. Recalling the Preset Zoom and Angle Setting You can move the camera to the preset position by recalling the preset zoom and camera angle with the display screen while in communication. You can do the same with the launcher menu displayed while not in communication.
Press the V or v button to select the preset number (1-6) you want to recall, then press the ENTER button. Camera Preset Save Preset Load Adjustments The setting of the preset number is recalled and the camera moves to the position of that setting.
Selecting the Input Picture and Sound This section describes how to switch the picture on the display, and how to switch the input picture and sound. Switching the Displayed Picture Between the Local and Remote Pictures during Communication Press the FAR/NEAR button on the Remote Commander. The Display Control menu appears.
Main: Select the picture shot by the remote camera. Object: Select the picture from the optional PCS-DS150/DS150P Document Stand connected to the system on the remote site. AUX 1: Selects the picture from the equipment connected to the VIDEO IN AUX 1 connector of the system on the remote site.
Switching the Picture Displayed on the TV Monitor Each press of the VIDEO CONF button on the Remote Commander switches the picture on the display as follows: Picture shot by the local or remote camera Video Conference VIDEO CONF button VIDEO CONF Still image transmitted or...
Monitoring the Local Picture as a Window Picture – PinP Feature You can display the picture shot by the local camera on the display 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 during communication.
To display the remote picture as a window picture Press the FAR/NEAR button on the Remote Commander to open the Display Control menu and select “Near” under “Display” when the local picture is displayed as a window picture. The remote picture is displayed as a window picture with the local picture as the main picture.
Monitoring the Local and Remote Pictures Simultaneously – PandP Feature You can display both the picture shot by the local camera and the picture shot by the remote camera on the display of the Video Communication System (Picture-and-Picture). To enter the Picture-and-Picture mode Press the PandP button on the Remote Commander during communication.
To exchange the left and right pictures Press the FAR/NEAR button on the Remote Commander and change the “Display” setting (“Far” or “Near”) in the Display Control menu. Video Conference/Video Conference Notes • The Picture-and-Picture feature is not available while not in communication with the remote party.
Selecting the Wide Mode The display mode of the Video Communication System is automatically set to Zoom mode (16:9 picture) when the power of the system is turned on or the communication starts or ends. When a menu is displayed, the display mode automatically changes to Normal mode (4:3 picture).
Display modes Zoom mode: The 16:9 picture is created by cutting the upper and lower parts of the 4:3 picture. This mode is recommended for a videoconference. Wide mode: The 16:9 picture is created by uniformly enlarging the width of the 4:3 picture.
With Optional Equipment This chapter describes the various videoconferences using the optional equipment in addition to the components contained in the PCS-TL50 Video Communication System. To conduct a data conference using the optional PCSA-DSB1S Data Solution Box, see Chapter 5.
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 Save Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select the still image you want to display, then press the 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”, then press the ENTER button. The slide show starts. During communication with a remote party, the still images are transmitted to the remote party.
To delete a still image Display the Memory Stick menu, select the still image you want to delete, and press the ENTER button. Select “Delete” from the displayed submenu with the V or v button, then press the ENTER button. The selected still image is deleted from the “Memory Stick”.
For details on a slide show, see page 109. 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...
• “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 What is “Memory Stick”? different memories simultaneously or continuously.
“LOCK,” data cannot be • “Memory Stick R” and recorded, edited, or erased. are trademarks of Sony Corporation. • Use a sharp object, such as a ballpoint pen, to move the “Memory Stick Duo” erasure prevention switch.
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.
To stop “Continuous Send” Press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander. Select “Stop” from the displayed submenu with the V or v button, then press the ENTER button. To cancel still image display Press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander to display the submenu. Select “Clear”...
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.
Saving Still Images You can save the picture shot by the local camera, the input picture from the connected equipment or the remote picture as a still image during conference in a “Memory Stick”. To save still images, insert a “Memory Stick” into the Memory Stick slot of the system before starting the conference.
Use the V, v, B or b button on the Remote Commander to select “Save”, then press the ENTER button. Still Image Send Continuous Send Clear Save The picture on the display will be saved as a still image to the “Memory Stick”. Notes •...
Saving Still Images Using the Memory Stick Menu You can save still pictures using the “Memory Stick” “Save” thumbnail displayed on the Memory Stick menu. Display the picture you want to save. To switch the input on the local site, press the PC/VIDEO button on the Remote Commander to display the desired picture.
Send Save Presentation START Icon display Reject Answer Press the V or v button on the Remote Commander to select “Save”, then press the ENTER button. The displayed picture is frozen and saved to the “Memory Stick” as a still image.
Using a Convenient Menu Available during Communication — Communication Submenu During communication with a remote party, pressing the 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...
Using External Microphone and Headphones The microphone built in this system is assumed to be used to conduct a conference among about three participants. You can connect the optional PCS- A1 or PCSA-A3 microphone to the system, allowing more persons to participate in the conference.
Conducting a Conference Without the Picture – Voice Meeting Using the 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. Conducting a voice meeting with a remote party not registered for One Touch Dial or in the phone book Set “Line I/F”...
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.
Conducting a Data Conference Using NetMeeting – T.120 Data Conference Connecting the Video Communication System to the computer with NetMeeting* installed enables conduct of a data conference in compliance with the T.120 standard of the ITU-T Recommendation via the Video Communication System only when it is connected over ISDN.
To connect to a computer via a hub Connect the Video Communication System to a computer using the UTP straight cable. Computer to 100BASE-TX/ to LAN connector 10BASE-T UTP straight cable (not supplied) To configure the Video Communication System Open Page 2 of the General Setup menu, and enter the IP address of the computer in which the NetMeeting application is installed in the “T.120 PC Address”...
Enter the IP address set for the Video Communication System 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.
Accessing the Video Communication System The following controls are available to access the Video Communication System. For details on each control, consult your Sony dealer. Using a Web Browser Accessing the IP address of the Video Communication System from a Web browser allows you to control or set up the System.
Data Solution Box for communication and the network mask. (Unusable IP address for the PCS-TL50) = (IP address of the PCSA- DSB1S)&(Network mask) The IP address of the PCSA-DSB1S is fixed at “22.214.171.124”. If the Network mask is assumed to be “255.255.0.0”, an unusable IP address is as follows:...
Data Solution Box. While the upgrading message is displayed, be sure not to turn off the Video Communication System. Doing so may cause malfunction of the system. PCS-TL50 Video Communication System to DSB Interface cable...
Notes on the connection example • Power to the Data Solution Box is supplied from the Video Communication with a connection described above. System • Connect a projector, etc. to the RGB OUT connector on the Data Solution Box. This connection enables you: –...
To connect the CTE-600 Communication Transducer The CTE Communication Transducer is an integrated system equipped with uni-directional microphones and omni-directional acoustic speaker. The Communication Transducer is enabled to pick up clear voice with minimum background noise from all directions and to emit clear sound equally in all directions.
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 47). Operating the System During a Conference To select a picture from a computer connected to the Data Solution Box When using the buttons on the Data Solution Box Press the RGB A or RGB B button on the upper panel of the Data Solution...
RGB B: Select the picture from the computer connected to the RGB IN B connector. Video Input Select DSB Input Main RGB A Press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander. The indicator of the RGB A or RGB B button on the upper panel of the Data Solution Box lights according to the selected input.
Using the Data Solution Box on the remote site enables receipt of a high-quality computer picture with larger number of frames. When the PCS-TL50 is used as a receiving terminal Output connector for a Resolution...
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”...
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” Monitor” is set to is set to “Off” “On”...
When other videoconferencing system such as the PCS-1600 is used Resolution Video Remarks frame rate Sends and receives the pictures in 4CIF, and the original high-resolution picture cannot be obtained and detailed portion cannot be clearly seen. The number of frames displayed per second depends on the interface transmission rates.
PCS-1/1P 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-TL50 or PCS-1/1P or with other manufacturers’ videoconferencing systems.
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...
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 •...
Chapter 7: Multipoint Videoconference This chapter describes how to conduct a multipoint videoconference. For conducting a multipoint videoconference, installation of the optional PCS- 323M1 H.323 MCU software (for LAN connection) or the optional PCS- 320M1 H.320 MCU software (for ISDN connection) is required. Multipoint videoconference among up to ten points including the local site is available when connecting via a LAN.
Connection Examples for a Multipoint Videoconference Using the LAN Connection (Up to 6 Points) Installing the optional PCS-323M1 H.323MCU software in one Video Communication System allows you to conduct a multipoint videoconference among up to six points. to 100BASE-TX/ 10BASE-T PCS-323M1 H.323 MCU software...
Using the Cascade Connection via LAN (Up to 10 Points) Installing the optional PCS-323M1 H.323 MCU software in two Video Communication Systems enables cascade connection, allowing you to conduct a multipoint videoconference among up to ten points. PCS- 323M1 H.323 software PCS-323M1 H.323 MCU...
Using the ISDN Connection Installing the optional PCS-320M1 H.320 MCU software in one Video Communication System allows you to conduct a multipoint videoconference among up to six points by using the optional PCSA-B384S or PCSA-B768S ISDN Unit. The illustration shows an example using the PCSA-B768S ISDN Unit.
Note When you are called from a remote party and the remote party has set a lower number of ISDN channels than that in this terminal, the setting on the remote party’s terminal has priority. To connect with a normal phone When you are using an ISDN connection, a normal phone can be connected at up to five points.
Using the LAN & ISDN connections Installing both the PCS-323M1 H.323 and PCS-320M1 H.320 MCU software in one Video Communication System enables conduct of a multipoint videoconference with the terminals connected via a LAN and ISDN. The illustration shows an example using the PCSA-B768S ISDN Unit.
Using the LAN & ISDN Cascade Connection Installing both the PCS-323M1 H.323 and PCS-320M1 H.320 MCU software in two Video Communication Systems 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.
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”. •...
To check if the installation of the software is completed Display the launcher menu and press the HELP button on the Remote Commander. If the multipoint mode icon appears in the Information menu, the MCU software is installed correctly. Multipoint mode icon Information IP:012.345.678.912 ISDN:0123456789012...
Setting for a Multipoint Videoconference You can set various items regarding a multipoint videoconference using the Multipoint Setup menu. Multipoint Setup Page: 1/2 Multipoint Mode ISDN Auto Broadcast Mode Split Number of Lines 2B (128K) Total LAN Bandwidth 1024 Kbps Restrict Auto Save...
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.
Select the line interface icon or a still image to be displayed in the Phone Book. The icon is shown as “ IP”, “ ISDN” or “ IP & ISDN”. Set up the line interface of the remote parties. When “ IP”...
Press the button on the Remote Commander, or press the ENTER button to open the submenu, press the V or v button to select “ On”, then press the ENTER button. Phone Book RECENT Recent TOKYO John ISDN ISDN Dial OSAKA NEW YORK PARIS...
Starting a Multipoint Videoconference Calling Remote Parties Using One Touch Dial Make sure that “Multipoint Mode” is set to “Auto” in the Multipoint Setup menu. Select the remote party you want to start calling from the One Touch Dial list in the launcher menu. Detailed Dial Phone Book IP:012.345.678.912...
2nd remote party 1st remote party Picture on the local site Repeat steps 2 and 3 to call other remote parties. To call the second and other remote parties not registered in the One Touch Dial list When you press the CONNECT/DISCONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander, the submenu in step 2 appears.
Phone Book RECENT Recent TOKYO John ISDN ISDN Dial OSAKA NEW YORK PARIS Edit Copy Delete The system begins dialing the numbers of the remote parties registered in the multipoint connection list. “ Dialing (IP)”, “ Dialing (ISDN)” or “Dialing ( IP &...
Number of specified points Phone Book RECENT Recent TOKYO John ISDN ISDN OSAKA NEW YORK PARIS New Entry Multipoint mark Note To delete the mark from the name list, press the button again, or press the ENTER button to open the submenu, press the V or v button to select “ Off”, then press the ENTER button.
Select the line interface you are using for multipoint connection under “Line I/F”. Select “ IP” to use IP connection, “ ISDN” to use ISDN line connection, “ IP & ISDN” to use IP and ISDN connections Detailed Dial Line I/F ISDN ISDN ISDN (2B)
Select “Dial”, and press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander. You can also press the CONNECT/DISCONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander. The system begins dialing the numbers selected in step 3. “ Dialing (IP)”, “ Dialing (ISDN)” or “ Dialing (IP &...
Using the Display Control During a multipoint videoconference with the MCU software installed in the Video Communication System 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 screen.
Split (Fixed) mode The pictures from the connected remote terminals and the picture of the local terminal are displayed by splitting the 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.
Broadcast Modes and Displayed Windows The chart described below shows the window displayed 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 Connection status Non-cascade connection...
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 ENTER button.
To display the local picture in the Voice Activate mode You can display the local picture only 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” under “Display”, then press the ENTER button.
Ending the Multipoint Videoconference Press the CONNECT/DISCONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander. The following submenu appears. Phone Book Disconnect Detailed Dial Cancel John OSAKA NEW YORK Use the V, v, B or b button to select “Disconnect”, then press the ENTER button.
The selected terminal is disconnected. You can disconnect all the terminals by pressing the CONNECT/ DISCONNECT button again. To cancel the disconnection Select “Cancel” in step 3, then press the ENTER button. Ending the Multipoint Videoconference...
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.
MCU software is installed into the Video Communication System. LAN or ISDN PCS-TL50 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.
Press the ENTER button on the Remote Commander. 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 display.
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...
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...
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/...
Chapter 8: Videoconference Using SIP This chapter describes how to conduct a videoconference using SIP (Session Initiation Protocol). SIP is a protocol to start communication via a network standardized by IETP (Internet Engineering Task Force). For conducting a videoconference with an IP phone using SIP, installation of the optional PCSA-SP1 SIP software in this system and connection via a SIP server are required.
Connection Example for Point-to-Point Videoconference Connect the Video Communication System in which the optional PCSA-SP1 SIP software has been installed to an IP phone and a SIP server via a hub. SIP server PCS-TL50 PCSA-SP1 SIP software to LAN to LAN...
Video Communication System allows you to conduct a multipoint videoconference among up to six points. By adding the PCS- 320M1 H.320 MCU software, a multipoint videoconference with SIP and ISDN connections mixed is also enabled. SIP server PCS-TL50 PCSA-SP1 PCS-323M1 IP phone to LAN...
PCS-B384 or PCS-B768 ISDN Unit ISDN SIP server PCS-TL50 PCSA-SP1 PCS-323M1 PCS-320M1 IP phone to LAN to LAN to 100BASE-TX/ to LAN 10BASE-T UTP cable (category PCSA- 5, straight) (not supplied) to 100BASE-TX/ 10BASE-T Notes • Cascade connection is not possible even if SIP software is installed in two or more Video Communication Systems.
Preparing for a Videoconference Using Installing the SIP Software Notes on installing the SIP software • You cannot install the software if the write-protect tab on the “Memory Stick” in which the SIP software is stored is set to “LOCK”. •...
DSP Version VerX.XX LCD Controller Version VerX.XX Software Option Option I/F DSB, ISDN UNIT Host Name PCS-TL50 IP Address XX.XX.XX.XX MAC Address 08-00-46-DF-5B-57 Serial Number 12345 For details on the Machine Information menu, see “Machine Information Menu” on page 57.
Enter “Registered User Name” and “Password” on page 2 of the SIP Setup menu. SIP Setup Page: 2/2 Registered User Name SIP1 ISDN Password **** Save Cancel Select “Save”. The status of the synchronization with the SIP server is displayed. SIP Registration Confirmed: The synchronization with the SIP server is established.
Registering Remote Parties in the Phone Book The basic procedure for registration is the same as the registration of a remote party for a point-to-point videoconference. Select “New Entry” in the Phone Book menu to display the List Edit menu, then enter the name of the remote party in the Index text box.
Starting a Videoconference Using SIP Calling Remote Parties To call a remote party using One Touch Dial The basic procedure is the same as that for a normal point-to-point videoconference. Select a remote party from the One Touch Dial list in the launcher menu by pressing One Touch Dial button 1 to 6 on the Remote Commander.
Phone Book RECENT Recent TOKYO John ISDN ISDN Dial OSAKA NEW YORK PARIS Edit New Entry Copy Delete One Touch 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.
Check the address formats that your SIP server supports. Select “Dial”, then press the PUSH ENTER button, or press the CONNECT/DISCONNECT ( ) button on the Remote Commander. The system begins dialing the party entered in step 3. “Dialing” appears on the display.
To end a multipoint videoconference Operations are the same as those in Chapter 7, “Ending the Multipoint Videoconference” on page 168. Starting a Videoconference Using SIP...
Connecting to a Computer Remove the rear cover of the Video Communication System and connect a computer. For removing the rear cover, see page 22. PCS-TL50 Video Communication System to AUDIO to audio Audio connecting IN (RGB)
Displaying the Picture from the Computer Press the PC/VIDEO button on the Remote Commander to select PC input. Each time you press the button, the picture from the computer connected to the RGB IN connector of this system and the picture from the video equipment connected to the VIDEO IN jack is displayed alternately.
To display the picture of videoconference and the picture from the computer simultaneously Press the PandP button on the Remote Commander. The picture from the computer is displayed on the left (main picture) and the picture of the videoconference is displayed on the right (sub picture). To change the remote picture of videoconference to the local picture Press the FAR/NEAR button on the Remote Commander and change the “Display”...
Box to the RGB IN connector of the Video Communication System, you can view the picture from the computer to be sent to the remote party on the display of the local system. Computer PCS-TL50 Video Communication System Interface cable (supplied with the PCSA-DSB1S) to DSB...
Connecting to Video Equipment Remove the rear cover of the Video Communication System and connect video equipment. For removing the rear cover, see page 22. PCS-TL50 Video Communication System VCR, DVD player, etc. VIDEO Video connecting to video output...
Note Some commercially available VCRs and DVD players do not conform to the output signal standards. The picture of such video equipment may not be displayed correctly on the Video Communication System. Displaying the Picture from the Video Equipment during Videoconference If you receive a call when you are viewing the picture from the video equipment on the display, the system automatically enters the Picture-in-...
Notes • The Picture-in-Picture and Picture-and-Picture features are not available while not in communication with the remote party. • When you receive a call, the picture on the local site is normally sent to the remote party. To prevent it from being sent, you can close the shutter of the camera using the shutter switch on the top of the Video Communication System.
Adjusting the Picture Quality on the Display You can adjust the picture quality on the display using the MENU, V/v and OK buttons on the right side of the Video Communication System. The picture quality setting items differ depending on the picture (main picture) currently on the display: videoconference, picture from video equipment or picture from a computer.
Press the V or v button on the right side of the system to adjust the picture quality, then press the OK button. Press the MENU button to exit the menu. To reset to the default picture quality Select “Reset”, the lowest setting item, then press the OK button. Notes The picture quality menu will disappear when you do not operate it for more than about 10 seconds.
Picture quality menu for the picture from video equipment Quality Mode Standard Picture Brightness Color Sharpness BackLight Reset down: Select:OK Exit:MENU Setting item Press v to Press V to Adjustment range Mode select “Vivid”, “Standard” or “Pro” – “Vivid” for bluish tone, or “Pro” for reddish tone.
Setting item Press v to Press V to Adjustment range Quality Mode select the color temperature of the display, – “High”, “Middle” or “Low” Picture decrease picture increase picture 0 to 100 contrast contrast Brightness darken the picture brighten the picture 0 to 100 BackLight darken the backlight...
Rear Appendix Location and Function of Parts and Controls PCS-TL50 Video Communication System Front a Handle b Rear cover Remove the rear cover to expose the connector panel. Right side a Lens b Shutter switch Opens and closes the shutter of the camera.
c V/v buttons d 100BASE-TX/10BASE-T connector (8-pin modular jack) Use these buttons to select the setting item of the picture adjustment menu or Used to conduct a conference via a adjust the selected item. LAN. Connect to a hub using the category 5 cable.
PCS-RTL50 Remote Commander CONNECT/ HELP DISCONNECT VIDEO CONF PC/VIDEO MENU PinP WIDE MODE DISPLAY BACK SELECT SPACE PandP ZOOM VOLUME BACK LIGHT CLEAR ENTER PQRS WXYZ CAPTURE IMAGE INPUT SELECT SYMBOL RETURN – FAR/NEAR ALPHA/NUM ON/OFF qs qd qf qg qh qj qk ql w;...
s CAPTURE IMAGE button Used to enter a symbol for character input. Used to save the picture of the remove party as a still image in a “Memory j Arrow buttons (V/v/B/b) Stick” during conference. Used to select the menu or make various t BACK LIGHT button settings in the menu.
PCSA-B384S/PCS-B384 ISDN Unit (Optional) Front/Top of PCSA-B384S Front/Top of PCS-B384 STATUS STATUS Rear of PCSA-B384S Rear of PCS-B384 a STATUS indicator Lights in orange when power is supplied to the ISDN Unit. When initializing is complete, blinks in green. b STATUS 1-3 indicators Lights in orange when link synchronization of each ISDN connector is established.
PCSA-B768S/PCS-B768 ISDN Unit (Optional) Front/Top of PCSA-B768S Front/Top of PCS-B768 STATUS STATUS Rear of PCSA-B768S Rear of PCS-B768 a STATUS 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.
PCSA-DSB1S/PCS-DSB1 Data Solution Box (Optional) Front/Top of PCSA-DSB1S Front/Top of PCS-DSB1 RGB SELECT RGB A RGB SELECT RGB B RGB A SEND RGB B SEND RGB IN A RGB IN B RGB IN A RGB IN B Rear of PCSA-DSB1S Rear of PCS-DSB1 LINE OUT MIC 1...
Cleaning Precautions • Before cleaning, disconnect the power cord from the AC outlet. • The LCD screen surface is finished with a Operating or storage location special coating. To remove dust from the Avoid operating or storing the system in the screen surface, wipe gently with a soft, dry following locations: cloth.
On Screen Messages Check the following if a message appears on the display when operating the Video Communication System. Message Meaning Incorrect dialing setup. Make sure the selected entry is correctly registered. Cannot complate connection (The following — code and message appear.) Unknown network error: Try again later.
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.
Message Meaning Memory Stick error. The format of the “Memory Stick” is wrong. General error. – 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”...
Message Meaning A still image is being sent or received. The While you are sending or receiving a still image, Data Solution Box is not usable. you cannot send or receive the RGB picture via the Data Solution Box. Connection with the Data Solution Box is Connection between the Video Communication not correct.
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.
Message Meaning PPPoE server admission has failed. Check LAN connection using PPPoE has failed. the PPPoE User Name and Password are Enter the correct user name and password. entered correctly. LAN configuration error. Fixed IP for This system is set to use a fixed IP for a PPPoE PPPoE is set to On.
Message Meaning LAN configuration error. Connection is not Check the TCP and UDP port numbers in the LAN complete as an invalid port number is Setup menu. specified. Line is busy. Try to dial again later. Connection has filed as the line is busy. Try to dial again later.
Message Meaning Connection using SIP is not available. Connection using SIP cannot be made as the Initialization error. initialization has failed. Check the setting. Connection using SIP is not available. Connection using SIP cannot be made due to Unauthorized handle. internal error.
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.
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 Video Communication System. 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.
Replace the batteries with new ones Commander are low or dead. (page 25). The message “The The cooling fan built in the system Consult your Sony dealer. cooling fan is has stopped. abnormal. The power will turn off.” is displayed and the power of the system turns off.
Symptom Cause Solution No connection. Some of the system settings are not Set the system settings correctly correct. referring to “Registering Local Information” (page 39). The IP address and network mask Ask the system administrator to set are not set correctly (when using them correctly (page 52).
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.
Specifications compliant with ITU-T Recommendation) (when using LAN) 16 Kbps (G.728 compliant with ITU-T Recommendation) PCS-TL50 Video 8 Kbps (G.729 compliant with Communication System ITU-T Recommendation) (when using LAN) This unit is compliant with ITU-T 5.3 Kbps, 6.3 Kbps (G.723.1 Recommendations H.320 and H.323.
Camera Speaker Video signal Speaker 3 W × 2 NTSC color, EIA standards Image device Microphone 1/3 type CCD (Charge Coupled Frequency range Device) 15 kHz Approx. 410 000 pixels (Effective: Directional characteristic approx. 380 000 pixels) Narrow-angle directional Lens f = 4.0 mm, F 2.0, Horizontal angle Approx.
PCS-RTL50 Remote PCSA-A3 Microphone Commander (Optional) Signal format Infrared SIRCS Bandwidth 13 kHz Control DC 3V using two size AA (R6) Directional characteristic batteries Unidirectional Dimensions 168 × 19 × 88 mm (w/h/d) (6 × Dimension 68 × 16 × 96 mm (w/h/d) (2 ×...
Acceptable RGB Input/Output Signals PCS-TL50 Video Communication System (RGB IN) Picture element Signal format fH (kHz) fV (Hz) Dot clock Sync (MHz) 640 × 480 VGA mode 31.469 59.94 25.17 H-neg V-neg Macintosh 13” 66.667 30.24 H-neg V-neg VGA VESA 72 Hz 37.861...
PCSA-DSB1S/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.
Signal Description Pin Assignment on Optional Ground Board Connectors RED.GND R (red) signal ground ISDN 1-3 jacks (PCSA-B384S/PCS- GREEN.GND G (green) signal B384) ground ISDN 1-6 jacks (PCSA-B768S/PCS- BLUE.GND B (blue) signal B768) ground – SYNC.GND Sync signal ground – Modular jack –...
TL50 uses the port numbers defined by the values entered in “TCP Port Number” and “UDP Port Number”. For example, when “TCP Port Number” is set to “3000” and “UDP Port Number” is set to “3100”, the PCS-TL50 uses the following port numbers. Specifications...
“Default” in the LAN Setup menu, the PCS- set to “3000” and “UDP Port Number” is set TL50 operated as the main terminal uses the to “3100”, the PCS-TL50 operated as the following port numbers. main terminal uses the following port numbers.
Signal Port Port number Videoconferencing number point) (First point) Room Layout H.245 Any number from 3000 to 3010 Be sure to position camera and microphone Audio RTP 3100 3100+20 × appropriately in your videoconferencing (N-1) room. Audio RTCP 3101 3101+20 × (N-1) Camera Range Video RTP...
display. Light intensity on faces should be Side view (vertical range at about 300 lux or more. maximum zoom-out) 3.9 m 52˚ (13.38 ft) If an inverter type or brightness-adjustable type of fluorescent lamp is used, the 4 m (13.12 ft) sensitivity of the Remote Commander may deteriorate.
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.
G.728 H.320 Audio encoding/decoding format A videoconferencing standard for recommended by the ITU-T. A phone communication between different bandwidth audio signal is converted to a videoconferencing system. digital signal with a data rate of 16 Kbps. H.323 Gatekeeper This enables communications on the non- Controls the access of H.323 QOS (Quality of Service) LAN.
Lip synchronization restriction on the functions depends on the conditions described in “Notes on A function that synchronizes sound with Secondary Terminals” under “Chapter 7 motion. Sound processing is much faster Multipoint Videoconference”. than motion processing, thus sound and For example, this system does not transmit motion sometimes get out of step with each video signals to a terminal that has no other.
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 One Touch Dial Operation Dial, Edit, Delete (page 66) (page 72) Phone Book List Edit Index (page 61)
A Dial Setup Page: 1/4 Line I/F IP, ISDN, ISDN (Telephone), SIP (page 40) Bonding Auto, On Number of Lines 1B(64K), 2B(128K), 3B(192K), 4B(256K), 5B(320K), 6B(384K), 8B(512K), 12B(768K) LAN Bandwidth 64Kbps, 128Kbps, 256Kbps, 384Kbps, 512Kbps, 768Kbps, 1024Kbps, 1920Kbps, Other (1–1920Kbps) Prefix Prefix-None, Prefix-A, Prefix-B, Prefix-C...
C General Setup Page: 1/3 Terminal Name (page 45) Menu Mode Simple Menu, Detail Menu Number of One Touch Buttons to Display 6, 30 DSB RGB Output Dual Monitor Video, Dual Monitor PC, Single Monitor PC Time Display On, Off Page: 2/3 Clock Set Last Number Registration On, Off...
E LAN Setup Page: 1/8 DHCP Mode Auto, Off (page 48) 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...
F Administrator Setup Page: 1/2 Administrator Password (page 52) Superuser Password Remote Access Password Web Monitor On, Off Web Access Disabled, Enabled Page: 2/2 Save Phone Book Load Phone Book Auto Dialing On, Off Create Private Phone Book Delete Private Phone Book Copy to Private Phone Book G ISDN Setup Page: 1/7...
I Machine Information Host Version (page 57) ISDN UNIT Version DSB Version DSP Version LCD Controller Version Software Option None, Multipoint (H.323), Multipoint (H.320), Multipoint (H.320 + H.323), Multipoint (H.323), SIP Multipoint (H.320), SIP Multipoint (H.320 + H.323), SIP Option I/F None, ISDN UNIT, DSB Host Name IP Address...
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 Connection E (Encode) Audio Mode (Decode) Video Mode Frame Rate Rate MLP Rate HMLP Rate LSD Rate...
L SIP Setup Page: 1/3 SIP Server Mode On, Off (page 60) Proxy Server Address Registrar Address SIP Domain Page: 2/3 Registered User Name 1-3 Password 1-3 Page: 3/3 Registered User Name 4, 5 Password 4, 5 Menu Configuration...