Extron electronic MLC 62 IR D manual

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    User Guide MLC 60 Series MediaLink ® MediaLink Contr ollers 68-2166-01 Rev . A 12 11[...]

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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: CAUTION: A [...]

  • Page 5

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

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    MLC 60 Series MediaLink Controllers • Contents vi[...]

  • Page 7

    Intr oduction This section gives an overview of the guide and describes the MLC 60 Series MediaLink [...]

  • Page 8

    MLC 62 RS MK — UK model. Controls devices by RS-232, IR, r elays, and digital input; has a standar[...]

  • Page 9

    The five MLC models have the same button functionality and use the same configuration software. All [...]

  • Page 10

    • IR and RS-232 ports — The MLC 64 and the MLC 62 RS models each have a dedicated serial port fo[...]

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    MLC Configuration Software The included MLC Configuration Program is used to configur e the MLC but[...]

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    VOLUME DISPLAY PC VIDEO ON OFF PC DV D Proj ec to r with Int erna l Spea ke rs IR Proj ec to r Contr[...]

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    S- vide o Audi o POWER 12V 3A MAX OUTPUT 4/8 OHMS INPUTS L R L R REMOTE VOL/MUTE 10V 50mA L MPA 152 [...]

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    Featur es, Installation, and Operation This section describes the front, side, and r ear panel featu[...]

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    4. Wire and connect the MLC power supply (see “ Connecting Power to the MLC ,” later in this sec[...]

  • Page 16

    The numbered callouts below apply to all the following MLC D fr ont panel drawings. a Activity LED b[...]

  • Page 17

    Controls behind the wallplate The front panels of the MLC D contr ollers contain some contr ols and [...]

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    Front panel featur es a Activity LED — This bicolored LED lights gr een when the MLC fr ont panel [...]

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    g USB configuration port — Connect a USB cable (USB A to mini B) between your computer and this p[...]

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    • Setting the button flashing rate — Specify fast or slow flashing of a front panel button and[...]

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    a Host/Config port — This bidirectional RS-232 serial port can be used for conguration and [...]

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    Rear Panel Features on MLC 62 RS EU and MLC 62 RS MK Only The items listed in this section are locat[...]

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    Installation The MLC 60 Series can be installed as listed below: • The MLC 62 D models can be inst[...]

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    VOLUME Extron DISPLA Y VIDEO PC ON OFF Figure 14. Removing the Faceplate (MLC 60 Series D Models) 2.[...]

  • Page 25

    Removing and replacing the MLC 64 VCM module knob and faceplate The MLC 64 is provided with one blac[...]

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    MUTE VOLUME Figure 17. Removing the MLC 64 V olume Control Module Faceplate 3. Making sure that both[...]

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    2. If you are switching faceplates, transfer the buttons fr om the faceplate you r emoved to the rep[...]

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    4. Press the two buttons into the faceplate until the pegs on the membrane ar e seated in the corres[...]

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    Wiring for IR Control T o control devices via infrared (IR) commands fr om the MLC, connect one or t[...]

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    Ground ( ) Ground ( ) Signal 110/220 V Rx Tx GROUND Tx/IR COMMON 1 1 2 HOST/ CONFIG RS-232 DIGITA L [...]

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    Example: The diagram below shows a two-position switch connected to the Digital Input port of an MLC[...]

  • Page 32

    Wiring the V olume Control Module (MLC 64 RS VC D Only) Connect the remote volume contr ol port of a[...]

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    2. Plug the connector into the rear panel Pwr connector . In the example below , a power supply is b[...]

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    USB Cable Type A USB Mini Type B USB USB 1 USB Ports PC MLC 62 RS EU or MLC 62 RS MK Left Side Panel[...]

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    4. Click Next . On the next screen, make sur e that the Install the software automatically (Recommen[...]

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    IR Learning The IR learning transceiver sensor on the MLC front or left side panel can receive and ?[...]

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    Mounting the MLC 60 Series Contr ollers When the system has been cabled, configured, and tested, the[...]

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    Mounting an MLC 62 D to a Decora Mounting Bracket A one-gang, Decora style mounting bracket (“mud [...]

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    Mounting the MLC 64 RS VC D Mounting an MLC 64 RS VC D to an electrical junction box CAUTION: Ensure[...]

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    Mounting an MLC 64 RS VC D to a Decora Mounting Bracket A two-gang Decora mounting bracket is provid[...]

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    Mounting the MLC 62 RS EU and the MLC 62 RS MK CAUTION: Ensure that the junction box is gr ounded pr[...]

  • Page 42

    W all Bo x W all Metal Bra cke t Fr ame MLC 62 MK VOLUME DISPLA Y MUTE LAPTOP OFF ON PC VIDEO Figure[...]

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    T o mount the MLC EU to a raceway using the spacer: 1. Mount the electrical box in the raceway . 2. [...]

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    Accessing Cover ed Panel Featur es After Mounting After the MLC is installed in the mounting surface[...]

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    Extron Extron Inse rt to lin e. VOLUME DISPLA Y OFF ON VIDEO PC MUTE LAPTOP Figure 45. Inserting the[...]

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    Resetting the MLC Using the Reset Button If it becomes necessary to reset the MLC to its default fac[...]

  • Page 47

    Softwar e-based Configuration This section describes basic procedur es for setting up the MLC using[...]

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    Installing the Configuration Softwar e The software is pr ovided on a DVD that is deliver ed with yo[...]

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    3. On the Control Softwar e scr een, scroll to locate the MLC 60 Series, and click the Install link [...]

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    5. Select your MLC model from the Select Model dr op-down menu. Figure 49. Add Device Window with Se[...]

  • Page 51

    The MLC 60 Series main window is divided into the following major sections (see the illustration on [...]

  • Page 52

    Obtaining Device Drivers The Extron drivers ar e contr ol files (libraries) of commands created by E[...]

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    The Driver Subscriptions window opens. In the Available Drivers Subscription section, select the dev[...]

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    4. Click Download . The Driver Subscriptions Download window opens, displaying all drivers that have[...]

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    Downloading Drivers from the Disc The software DVD pr ovided with the MLC contains the set of device[...]

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    The MLC 60 Series Device Drivers screen opens, displaying a list of all available drivers for use wi[...]

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    NOTE: The DVD may contain additional drivers that became available after the current driver package [...]

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    Downloading Drivers from the W eb Drivers can also be obtained directly fr om the Extr on website as[...]

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    As you make each selection, the driver list below changes to display all available drivers meeting y[...]

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    SIS Contr ol The MLC can be remotely contr olled via a host computer or other contr ol device that i[...]

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    Using the Command and Response T able The Command and Response T able on the following pages lists v[...]

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    X1@ = Name of the MLC device. May be up to 24 alphanumeric characters. The first character must be a[...]

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    On the MLC 64, the LEDs are number ed as follows: LED Number LED Location 1 T ransmit red 2 T ransmi[...]

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    Command and Response T able for SIS Commands Command ASCII Command (Host to Unit) Response (Unit to [...]

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    Command ASCII Command (Host to Unit) Response (Unit to Host) Additional Description Relay Functions [...]

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    Command ASCII Command (Host to Unit) Response (Unit to Host) Additional Description Reset/Erase Con?[...]

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    Command ASCII Command (Host to Unit) Response (Unit to Host) Additional Description Query LED status[...]

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    Refer ence Information This section contains the specifications for all models of the MLC and lists [...]

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    Control — digital input monitoring port (RS models) Number/type ..................................[...]

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    MLC 62 RS EU MLC 62 RS EU Faceplate ........................... Fits the opening in a 1-gang EU, [...]

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    Product weight MLC 62 IR D, MLC 62 RS D ...... 1.0 lb (0.5 kg) MLC 62 RS EU ........................[...]

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    MLC 64 RS VC D Specifications Control — host ports Serial control port ..........................[...]

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    General Power supply MLC 64 RS D ........................... Exter nal Input: 100-240 V AC, 50-60 Hz[...]

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    MTBF ............................................. 30,000 hours W arranty ..........................[...]

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    Part Numbers and Accessories Included Parts These items are included with the MLC 60 Series contr ol[...]

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    MLC 62 RS EU Included Parts Replacement Part Number MLC 62 RS EU MediaLink Controller (RAL9010 white[...]

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    MLC 64 RS VC D Included Parts Replacement Part Number MLC 64 RS VC D MediaLink Controller 60-1182-02[...]

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    Accessories These optional items can be order ed separately: Accessories Part Number For Model Engli[...]

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