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    68-1998-01 Rev. C 04 13 VN-Matrix ® Recorder VNM Recorder User Guide Streaming A/V Products[...]

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    ii Safety Instructions • English W ARNING: This symbol, D , when used on the product, is intended [...]

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    iii FCC Class A Notice This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Clas[...]

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    iv Conventions Used in this Guide In this user guide, the following are used: WARNING : A warning wa[...]

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    Contents Introduction ............................................ 1 About this Guide ..............[...]

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    Recording and Playing Str eams ........... 48 Initial Setup and Configuration .....................[...]

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    Intr oduction This section provides an overview of the user guide and describes the Extr on VN‑Mat[...]

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    Figure 1 shows a typical VNM Recor der application, which includes a single VN‑Matrix codec. The a[...]

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    About RAID5 Storage RAID storage is a system which allows hard drives to be linked together to form [...]

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    Multicast RTP — An Overview Multicast RTP allows a source to be displayed on multiple displays. Th[...]

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    Unicast RTP — An Overview Similar to multicast RTP , this method uses a real‑time variation of U[...]

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    Unicast TCP — An Overview This method transports data using standard TCP (T ransport Control Pr ot[...]

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    Denitions PURE3 — PURE3 is specifically designed for network transmission of real time media ([...]

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    Panels and Cabling This section provides information on: z Installation Overview z Front Panel Featu[...]

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    b Power button — This is the main power button, which is used to apply or turn off the main power [...]

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    f CD/DVD drive — Insert any compatible CD or DVD into this drive. This drive is used for system up[...]

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    k Center/Subwoofer connector (not requir ed; orange) — Connect a compatible center speaker or subw[...]

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    Recor der Conguration and Har dwar e Setup This section provides information on how to configur [...]

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    VNM Recor der Power Up Procedur e Use the following procedur e to power up the VNM Recorder . NOTE: [...]

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    Login Information NOTES: • A mouse, keyboar d, and monitor must be connected to the VNM Recorder t[...]

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    VNM Recor der Power Down Procedur e Use the following methods to safely power down the VNM Recorder [...]

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    Using the Keyboard and Mouse From the login scr een: 1. Click on either Shut Down or Restart as r eq[...]

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    Conguring the VNM Recor der NOTE: Initial configuration of the VNM Recorder r equires a mouse, k[...]

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    4. Select the eth0 (upper Ethernet connector; primary network) device line to highlight it. If there[...]

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    9. If changes wer e made, a dialog box appears asking to confirm the changes. Click Yes to confirm[...]

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    Stage 2 — Setting the controller IP addr ess 1. If necessary , enter the administrator username an[...]

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    7. Near the bottom of this file ar e two values named st_controlIp and st_localIp0 with an IP addre[...]

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    Stage 3 — Restart the VNM Recorder Restart the VNM Recorder . See the VNM Recorder Power Down Pr o[...]

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    About the W eb-based User Interface NOTE: It is important that all devices within the VN‑Matrix ne[...]

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    Accessing the W eb-based User Interface NOTE: The user interface shown in this guide is available wh[...]

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    3. Click Log In or pr ess <Enter> on the keyboard. The Device List page appears (see figure 1[...]

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    Device List Page The Device List page lists all of the VN‑Matrix devices detected on the network. [...]

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    b Mode Icons — The current configuration status of each device is identified by an icon. ? An un[...]

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    Recorder Device Page This page is accessed by selecting the VNM Recorder device on the Device List p[...]

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    b Device Setup panel — This panel controls various global actions for the device. z Device T ype ?[...]

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    Recorder Page This page is accessed by selecting the VNM Recorder device on the Device List page (se[...]

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    e channel — There ar e five channels that can be used for r ecording. Each r ecorder channel cont[...]

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    Navigate Page This page is accessed by selecting the VNM Recorder device on the Device List page (se[...]

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    d Update Path — Use this field to set the recor ding storage location. NOTE: The default storage [...]

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    f Make Directory — Use this field to add a new dir ectory . NOTE: It is recommended that a new di[...]

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    Player Page This page is accessed by selecting the VNM Recorder device on the Device List page (see [...]

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    Selecting a recor ding for replay The initial selection of a recor ded stream is made by clicking on[...]

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    d channel — There ar e five channels that can be used for playback. Each playback channel contain[...]

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    Advanced Conguration This section provides information on the web‑based interface pages used fo[...]

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    a name — The channel name can be modified by editing this field and clicking Update . This name [...]

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    e FEC (Forward Err or Corr ection) panel — Currently not supported. NOTES: • The FEC panel is av[...]

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    Accounts Page Access this page by selecting the Accounts tab on the Device List page (see page 26). [...]

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    c Clock Management The Current Time field displays the date and time the user interface page was se[...]

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    About the Content Dir ectory This section discusses how to use the Content Directory for organizing [...]

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    Figure 26. Navigate Page — Content Dir ectory Figure 26 shows the Navigate page with a list of r e[...]

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    Switching between directories may take some time and the folder icon changes to a loading icon while[...]

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    Understanding Saved Recor dings With Multiple Elements Figure 27. Navigate Page — Multiple Element[...]

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    File Naming T able Channel Number Filename Section Description 1 CH1_M_UXGA_Audio_M This is the text[...]

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    Recor ding and Playing Str eams NOTE: It is recommended that all devices within the VN‑Matrix netw[...]

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    4. In the Source dr op‑down menu, choose the appropriate source. This can be a playback channel so[...]

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    Switching a Codec between Encoder and Decoder 1. Fr om the Device List page (see page 26), click on [...]

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    4. Using the source dr op‑down menus, choose the VN‑Matrix encoder devices that will be recor de[...]

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    Playing a Recor ded Stream All elements of a recor ding are loaded when a r ecorded file is selecte[...]

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    Initialize Playback z From the Player page (see page 35) , play a media str eam by clicking Play . P[...]

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    Using Bookmarks Bookmarks are used to set and quickly r etrieve refer ence points within a stream. W[...]

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    About Alarms NOTE: Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is not compatible with the VNM Recorder[...]

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    Alarms Page This page is accessed by selecting the Alarms tab on the Device List page (see page 26) [...]

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    Alarm T ype This drop‑down menu lists the available alarm err or conditions for all units. Alarm e[...]

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    Alarm List The alarm list provides information on all alarm events that ar e currently active. The a[...]

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    Alarm Logs Page This page is accessed by selecting the Alarms tab on the Device List page (see page [...]

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    Alarm Refer ence T ables Alarm T ype Description — Encoder Alarm T ype Description Action Default [...]

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    Alarm T ype Description — Decoder Alarm T ype Description Action Default Settings No decoder video[...]

  • Page 68

    Refer ence Information Included Parts Description Part Number VNM Recorder 60‑1121‑01 (4) feet ([...]

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    Firmwar e Updates NOTE: The Update page on the web‑based user interface is unable to update the ?[...]

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    9. Fr om the matrix_rec window , right‑click on the firmware package file and select the Extract[...]

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    Figure 32 shows example config.xml and admin.xml files. The text in bold and underlined repr esents[...]

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    5. Run the installation pr ogram by typing in the following command and pressing the <Enter> k[...]

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    7. The firmwar e installation is complete when the command prompt is displayed in the terminal wind[...]

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    Br owser Conguration This section provides information on configuring the following web br owser[...]

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    TIP: If a high security level is requir ed, click on the Edit button and allow the VN‑Matrix web i[...]

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    5. Scr oll down to the Scripting setting and under Active scripting , select Enable (see figure 36)[...]

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    Mozilla Fir efox (version 1.3 or above) 1. Open Mozilla Fir efox and select Edit > Preferences . [...]

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    Mounting This section outlines the various mounting options available for the VNM Recorder . z T owe[...]

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    Rack Mounting The supplied rack mount kit includes two rack rail assemblies. Each of these assemblie[...]

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    T op Cover Feet (4) Figure 40. Pr eparing to Install the Rails 4. Attach the rack handles to the inn[...]

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    8. Secur e the outer rails to the rail brackets. NOTE: The two outer rails are left and right speci?[...]

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