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    User Guide IPL T PCS4 IPL T PCS4i IP Link ® IP Link Power Contr ol Interfaces 68-738-07 Rev . B 09 [...]

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    This symbol is intended to alert the user of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instruc[...]

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

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

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    Contents Custom Web Pages ........................................... 35 Server Side Includes (SSIs)[...]

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    IPL T PCS4 • Contents vi[...]

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    Intr oduction This section gives an overview of the IPL T PCS4 and IPL T PCS4i Power Control Interfa[...]

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    • Grouping of r eceptacles — T o support dual powered devices by contr olling them simultaneousl[...]

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    50/60 Hz 200-240V 10A ALARM LAN 200-240V TOTAL LOAD 10A MAX 1 2 3 4 TCP/IP Network Alarm Extron IPL [...]

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    Installation and Rear Panels This section contains installation and cabling instructions for the PCS[...]

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    Rear Panels 1 2 3 4 50/60 Hz 100-120V 10A ALARM 100-120V TOT AL LO AD 10A MAX LAN S/N XXXXXXXXX E000[...]

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    Setting Up the LAN Port LAN Port Cabling • For 10Base-T (10 Mbps) networks, use a Category 3 or be[...]

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    3. Plug the power cord of each device to be monitor ed into one of the r eceptacles on the back pane[...]

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    Fr ont Panel Featur es and Operation This section contains a description of the IPL T PCS4 and IPL T[...]

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    e LAN status LEDs — These three LEDs show the status of the Ethernet connection as follows: • 10[...]

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    There ar e two common types of power for electr onic devices: soft and hard . • Soft power devices[...]

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    Setting the Standby power threshold 1. Power off the attached device. 2. Press and hold the Standby [...]

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    Clearing thresholds T o remove the refer ence threshold settings from any r eceptacle: 1. Shut off p[...]

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    Resetting the Unit There ar e four ways to r eset the PCS4 unit (called modes 1, 3, 4, and 5 for the[...]

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    Mode 3 Activation Hold the Reset button in until the Power LED blinks once (approximately 3 seconds)[...]

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    HTML Configuration and Contr ol The IPL T PCS4 must be configured befor e use, or it cannot contr ol[...]

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    3. If the PCS4 has never been configured and is still set for factory defaults, skip to step 4 . If[...]

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    The response should be the new IP addr ess of the PCS4, as shown below . Figure 10. Screen Showing t[...]

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    Setting up the computer for IP communication Follow these steps to set up communication between your[...]

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    4. Write down your the curr ent IP addr ess of your computer and its subnet mask below . Y ou will n[...]

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    7. Set up the PCS4 IP address (see “ Configuring the IPL T PCS4 using a web br owser ,” later i[...]

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    4. IP , gateway , and subnet mask addresses follow standar d naming and numbering conventions and pr[...]

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    Viewing the System Status The System Status web page, accessed by clicking the Status tab, provides [...]

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    Configuration There ar e seven Configuration web pages, which only administrators can access. They [...]

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    • Subnet mask : The subnet mask is used to split IP networks into a series of subgroups (subnets).[...]

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    Assigning passwords The Passwords scr een allows you to assign passwor ds to the administrator and u[...]

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    Entering e-mail addresses for alerts If you have created scheduled events or monitoring tasks on the[...]

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    8. Click the Save button beside the file name that you entered. The e-mail alert information is sav[...]

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    Figure 18. Switching/Gr ouping Scr een Switching power to receptacles on and of f T o tur n power to[...]

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    Monitoring the receptacles and setting the alarm The Monitor screen on the Configuration tab lets yo[...]

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    • Activate Relay : Select this check box to specify that the relay alarm will sound (activate) if [...]

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    Scheduling power to receptacles The Schedule screen on the Configuration tab lets you schedule when [...]

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    Scheduling receptacles by day of the week There ar e two types of schedules that you can set up for [...]

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    One receptacle, power on or of f: Follow this procedur e if you want to schedule only powering on or[...]

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    Uploading files to the web page The IPL T PCS4 has approximately 900 kbytes of space for user files[...]

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    Custom W eb Pages On the PCS4, custom web pages are supported. Y ou can determine the layout and app[...]

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    The query string in the figure below turns off DHCP on the IP Link device. <a href="inde x.h[...]

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    Notice, in the figure below , that the commands executed by the PCS4 in response to SSI refer ences [...]

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    Reserved characters Reserved characters should not be encoded when they appear in their conventional[...]

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    A/V Device Power Contr ol Power control of A/V devices may be accomplished once the PCS4 interface h[...]

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    3. At the < to > prompt, enter the IP addr ess of the PCS4 unit. (The default IP addr ess is 1[...]

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    Network Connections 1. Check the network connections and make adjustments as needed. The Link LED is[...]

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    Downloading Global Configurator Softwar e The Global Configurator (GC) software is an alternative to[...]

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    SIS Pr ogramming and Contr ol This section provides instructions on using the Extr on Simple Instruc[...]

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    Password Information The ] Password: prompt is displayed only if ther e is a passwor d defined in th[...]

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    Using the Command and Response T able The PCS4 can be controlled via either a T elnet connection (po[...]

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    Symbol Definitions ] = CR/LF (carriage return + line feed) (hex 0D 0A ) } = Soft carriage return (no[...]

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    X3$ = Daylight saving time (DST) is a 1-hour offset to r eect the time during which clocks are se[...]

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    X70^ = Clear value 0 = condition no longer met 1 = clear with output off 2 = clear with output on 3 [...]

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    Command and Response T able for SIS Commands Command ASCII (T elnet) (Host to Switcher) URL Encoded [...]

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    Command ASCII (T elnet) (Host to Switcher) URL Encoded (Web) (Host to Switcher) Response (Switcher t[...]

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    Command ASCII (T elnet) (Host to Switcher) URL Encoded (Web) (Host to Switcher) Response (Switcher t[...]

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    Command ASCII (T elnet) (Host to Switcher) URL Encoded (Web) (Host to Switcher) Response (Switcher t[...]

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    Command ASCII (T elnet) (Host to Switcher) URL Encoded (Web) (Host to Switcher) Response (Switcher t[...]

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    Refer ence Material This section contains refer ence information on the IPL T PCS4 and IPL T PCS4i. [...]

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    Current sense Range ...................................... 5 mA to 10 A Resolution .................[...]

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    Part Numbers and Accessories Included Parts These items are included in each or der for an IPL T PCS[...]

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    • Circuit overloading — When connecting the equipment to the supply cir cuit, consider the effec[...]

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    Under -desk Mounting The PCS4 can also be mounted under furniture, such as a table or podium surface[...]

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    Glossary This section contains a list of terms that appear in this user guide, with their definitio[...]

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    D DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) A standardized client-server IP networking pr otocol th[...]

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    IP address A unique, 32-bit binary number (12 digit decimal number — nnn.nnn.nnn.nnn ) based on ve[...]

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    Static IP An IP addr ess that has been specifically , instead of dynamically (see DHCP ), assigned t[...]

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    Extr on W arranty Extron Electr onics warrants this pr oduct against defects in materials and workma[...]