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Quick Start Guide for
Cisco Digital Media Player 4400G
1
Checking the Package Contents
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Finding a Suitable Location to Set Up Your DMP
3
Participating in a DHCP Network
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Connecting to a DMP Display
5
Connecting to a 100V–240V AC Socket
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Checking the LEDs
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Logging in to DMPDM and Changing its Passwords
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Configuring Video Output
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Setting Up Centralized Management
10
Learning About the Remote Control for DMPs
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Learning About the Protective Case for DMPs
12
Product Documentation, Support, and Security

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  • Page 1 UICK TART Quick Start Guide for Cisco Digital Media Player 4400G Checking the Package Contents Finding a Suitable Location to Set Up Your DMP Participating in a DHCP Network Connecting to a DMP Display Connecting to a 100V–240V AC Socket...
  • Page 2 Revised: January 23, 2009 78-18567-03 Contains Macromedia® Flash™ technology by Adobe Systems, Inc. Copyright 1995-2003 Adobe Systems, Inc. All Rights reserved. Macromedia, Flash, Macromedia Flash, and Macromedia Flash Lite are trademarks or registered trademarks of Adobe Systems, Inc. in the United States and other countries.
  • Page 3 Concepts (Cisco DMS) is a family of Cisco Digital Media System products and technologies, including the ones that this guide describes. A (DMP) is a Digital Media Player compact, solid state, addressable network device that delivers digital signage content and enterprise TV content to a —...
  • Page 4 Learn More To learn more about DMS products, related technologies, and Cisco in general: Description Go To DMS overview http://www.cisco.com/go/dms User documentation http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/p for Cisco DMS s6681/products_documentation_roadm products aps_list.html FAQs and http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/p troubleshooting s6681/prod_troubleshooting_guides_lis t.html Cisco Academy of http://www.cisco.com/go/dms/ads Digital Signage My Tech Support http://www.cisco.com/en/US/support/ts...
  • Page 5: Checking The Package Contents

    Checking the Package Contents The product package for one DMP 4400G should contain all of the following: • A proof of purchase certificate that contains important legal information, which you should keep. • This quick start guide and other product documentation.
  • Page 6: Finding A Suitable Location To Set Up Your Dmp

    100V and 240V. To understand the supported lengths for different video cable types, see the “Connecting to a DMP Display” section on page Environmental Tolerance Ranges The DMP 4400G is intended for indoor use. Temperature US Customary Unit Modern Metric Unit Min.
  • Page 7: Participating In A Dhcp Network

    3. Above sea level. Participating in a DHCP Network The factory default for a DMP 4400G is to obtain its IP address automatically from a DHCP server. To learn how to configure your DMP to use a static IP address instead — if you will deploy it at a physical location that does not have a DHCP server —...
  • Page 8 If a network security policy restricts DHCP address assignments to network interface cards with known MAC addresses, read the sticker that is affixed to the bottom of your DMP chassis, and then provide your security policy administrator with the MAC address. Plug one end of an ordinary Ethernet cable into the Step 1 Ethernet 10/100 port on the back of the DMP chassis.
  • Page 9: Connecting To A Dmp Display

    Professional Series are certified and tested to work with the DMS family of products. If you prefer to use a non-Cisco display, we recommend that you use a digital display, not analog. As for the type of digital display, we recommend that you use LCD, not plasma.
  • Page 10 digital display makes and models to your DMP only if you combine the HDMI cable with an HDMI-to-DVI adapter for video, and then use the provided audio cable (3mm jack; red and white RCA plugs) for audio. To attach an analog display to your DMP, we recommend that you use the provided composite/RCA cable for both video and audio.
  • Page 11 • If you will connect your DMP to an analog display, do all of the following: Plug one yellow jack on the RCA video cable – into the CVBS interface on your DMP. Plug the 3mm jack on the RCA audio cable –...
  • Page 12: Checking The Leds

    Connect to an AC electrical outlet that you know is Step 3 grounded, and that uses the correct voltage level for your locale. Supported levels range from 100V to 240V. To protect your DMP from electrical surges, we recommend that you use a surge protector or an uninterruptable power supply from a reputable manufacturer.
  • Page 13: Logging In To Dmpdm And Changing Its Passwords

    Logging in to DMPDM and Changing its Passwords When your DMP display shows the Cisco logo and Step 1 shows an IP address for your DMP, write down the IP address.
  • Page 14 To reconfigure this splash screen in the future to persist for less than or more than the factory-default duration of 30 seconds, choose Settings > Browser, enter a new duration in milliseconds in the Splash Screen Display Time (in milliseconds) field, and then click Apply. Next, choose Administration >...
  • Page 15 You use the Web Service Account when you log in to DMPDM itself, and the DMP Service Account is a user account with FTP login privileges. The DMP Service Account account is available only when the FTP service is enabled on a DMP. If you have very few DMPs and will manage each of them in isolation, you can change their DMP Web Account and DMP Service Account passwords manually in DMPDM.
  • Page 16 string should contain an actual plus sign, you must encode the plus sign explicitly as %2B. Exclamation points (!), question marks (?), ampersands (&), and asterisks (*) are forbidden in values. To understand URI encoding and its recommended syntax for submitting query strings, see RFC 1630 at http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1630.
  • Page 17 Administration > Save Configuration, and then click Save. Next, choose Administration > Restart DMP, and then click Restart. Alternatively, you can use DMM-DSM to change the password simultaneously on multiple DMPs in your digital signage network: a. Choose Digital Media Players > Advanced Tasks > System Tasks, and then click the blank page icon to create a new system task.
  • Page 18 e. To send the password changing instruction simultaneously to multiple DMPs in your digital signage network, do the following: Choose Schedules > Play Now. – Choose a group from the DMP Groups object – selector. Check the check box for each DMP where the –...
  • Page 19 field, and then click Apply. Next, choose Administration > Save Configuration, and then click Save. If you prefer, you can use DMM-DSM to change the password simultaneously on multiple DMPs in your digital signage network: a. Choose Digital Media Players > Advanced Tasks > System Tasks, and then click the blank page icon to create a new system task.
  • Page 20: Configuring Video Output

    Check the check box for each DMP where – the DMP Service Account password should change. Choose from the Select an Event Type list the – system task that you named in Step 5b. Click Submit. – Configuring Video Output In the Settings area, click DMP Display Attributes.
  • Page 21 Otherwise, if you are not satisfied, do the following: a. From the DMP Display Autodetection (requires HDMI) list, choose Disable. b. From the Display Standard list, choose the standard that applies in your country. For example, even though our factory default selection is NTSC_M, your country might use PAL instead.
  • Page 22: Setting Up Centralized Management

    To test if your choices are suitable ones for your DMP Step 6 display, click Show IP in the DMP Mode area. Your DMP display should show a Cisco logo and should show the IP address for your DMP. To make your configuration changes permanent, even...
  • Page 23 your DMP over TCP port 7777. If you do not know how to work with access control lists, see the manufacturer documentation for your firewall. Specify in DMPDM which one DMM appliance Step 1 to trust. a. Choose Settings > Centralized Management. b.
  • Page 24 e. To make these configuration changes persist even after you restart your DMP, do the following: Choose Administration > Save Configuration. – On the Save Configuration page, click Save. – DMM-DSM and your DMP communicate over TCP Note port 7777 when centralized management is enabled. Throughout your digital signage network, confirm that Step 2 your centrally managed DMPs all share:...
  • Page 25 Specify in DMM-DSM the correct user credentials for Step 3 your centrally managed DMPs. a. Choose Settings > Server Settings. b. Enter the required values: Servlet Server Address — If you have not – already done so, enter the DNS-resolvable hostname and domain for the appliance that is serving DMM-DSM, like dmm.example.com.
  • Page 26: Learning About The Remote Control For Dmps

    DMP. When you buy this remote control, its product kit contains a printed copy of Remote Control Quick Start Guide for Cisco Digital Media Players. Alternatively, you can read the remote control quick start guide on Cisco.com.
  • Page 27: Learning About The Protective Case For Dmps

    • Is an adaptable and cost-effective alternative to construction. Cisco manufactures these protective cases in multiple sizes. The size that encloses a DMP 4400G chassis uses the Cisco part number 69-1803-01. When you buy a protective case, its product kit contains a printed copy of Protective Case Assembly and Mounting Guide for Cisco Digital Media Players.
  • Page 28: Product Documentation, Support, And Security

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