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For use with Software Version 2 .1 0 Image Server Model V - 2000B July 200 5 Copyright © 2003 - 200 5 , 360 Systems. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America.
Contents • i Contents Preface __________________________________________________________ 5 Software and Operations Manual Revisions ................................ 5 Safety Notices ____________________________________________________ 6 Safety Terms and Symbols .
ii • Contents LTC Time Code Output .......................................................... 25 Keyboard .............................................................................. 25 Mouse .......................................................
Contents • iii Communication Port Parameters ............................................. 71 Tested Automation Controllers 71 Tested R emote Control Panels and Switchers 73 System Configuration _____________________________________________ 74 System .
iv • Contents Program Updates via CD - ROM 109 Replacing a Hard Drive 110 Factory Repair Policy 110 Regulatory Certifications 111 Safety ................................................................................. 111 Laser Compliance .........
Safety Notices • 5 Preface This manual provides installation, setup and operating instructions for 360 Syst ems’ Image Server 2000™ and the Multi - Format Image Server, which includes DV and graphics capability . It is organized to provide quick access to topics of primary interest.
6 • Safety Notices Safety Notices Safety Terms and Symbols THE FOLLOWING WARNING SYMBOLS ARE USED IN THIS MANUAL : ENGLISH ATTENTION: REFER TO OWNER’S MANUAL FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION . FRANÇAIS ATTENTION: VEUILLEZ VOUS RÉFÉRER AU MOD E D’EMPLOI POUR UNE INFORMATI ON IMPORTANTE.
Safety Notices • 7 Product Damage Precautions Image Server recorders contain h ard disk drives and other fragile electronic and mechanical devices. While this product is very reliable, it is still vulnerable to shock. Handle it with care, and exercise caution not to drop or bump the recorder as damage to internal components may res ult.
8 = Introduction Introduction 360 Systems’ Image Server 2000™ and Multi - Format Image Server are multi - stream video recorder/server s designed for television broadcast , production , and Pro - AV applications .
Introduction = 9 Image Servers Support Traditional VTR Functions The Image Server is a perfect drop - in replacement for popular VTRs. It saves costs for tape, machine maintenance, cass ette prep, and storage. Its three output channels perform any combination of tasks , including responding to GUI or automation commands, clip trimming or browsing.
10 = Introduction Full Slate of Audio Features Image Server s include both analog and digital audio circuits, making it an important tool in the transition to digital broadcasting. It includes gold XLR connectors for audio inputs and outputs, and each can be configured for either AES/EBU digital or +4 dBu balanced analog.
Introduction = 11 Reliability Counts 360 Systems has 34 years experience manufacturing equipment for television broadcast and ot her critical industries. We understand quality and reliability, and we’ve paid close attention to design issues like power, cooling, and protecting stored data.
12 = Introduction Key Features and Benefits The Image Server is designed from the ground up to deliver outstanding performance and value in a multi - channel MPEG - 2 and DV - format server. Three video outputs with analog, digital, and Gigabit Ethernet interfaces make it an excelle nt choice for the next - generation plant.
Introduction = 13 Applications for 360 Systems’ Image Server s Image Server s add value to a wide variety of applications in broadcasting, cable distribution, video production, P - E - G, entertainment and sports venues. Many of these tasks are impractical with videotape because of its nature as a slow - response , single - channel device .
14 = Introduction Available Models and Options Image Server 2000 M odel V2000 - 120 Provides 1 - input, 3 outputs, MPEG - 2 encoding to 50 Mb/sec, MXF network transfers, head and tail trimming, playlisting, (4) 120 GB drives in RAID - 5 array provides 52 hours of storage at 12 Mb/sec.
Introduction = 15 Maintenance Spares 360 Systems’ is committe d to keeping your Image Server on air. The server contains h ard disk drives and other fragile electronic devices; and while it is designed to be very reliable, having spare parts on hand in the event of a fault is a good practice.
Installation = 17 Installation Unpacking Your Image Server has been carefully inspected and calibrated before shipment to allow immediate operation upon installation. Check all items for signs of visible damage which may have occurred during shipm ent.
18 = Hardware Interface Rack Mounting Refer to instructions packaged with the Rack Mount Hardware Kit for specific installation information. N ote: If you plan to use digital audio, be sure to change the configuration of the Analog/Digital Audio Jumpers inside the unit before mounting the Image Server in a rack.
Installation = 19 Important Information on Power Conditioning It is good practice to operate an on - air video server from an Uninterruptible Power Source, or UPS. All utility power systems experience occasional transient events, including brownouts and dropouts, which are capable of taking a server off the air.
20 = Hardware Interface The Image Server Hardware Interface Front Panel Features Figure 1 : Image Server Front Panel Power ON/OFF button The blue front panel but ton initiates start - up and shut - down of the Image Server. Press it momentarily to start the server.
Hardware Interface = 21 Rear Panel Drawing FROM S / N 300 4 1 2 3 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 100 - 240 VOLTS, 50 - 60Hz, 2 AMPS MAX CH 3 PLAY AUX 3 L/R MAIN 3 R CH 2 PLAY CH 1 REC/PLAY MAIN 3 L.
22 = Hardware Interface Rear Panel Features Video Inputs The Image Server provides a single video input channel. This channel includes separate BNC inputs for serial digital (“SDI ” per SMPTE 259M) and analog video (CVBS ) signals. The graphic user interface allows selection between the two.
Hardware Interface = 23 Embedded Audio Capability When SDI embedded audio is selected, four audio channels are available for recording. Embedded audio is always present in the video outputs. Note that discrete audio (analog or AES/EBU) is also available on X LR connectors, at the same time embedded audio appears in the video stream.
24 = Hardware Interface Most broadcast automation systems, and some remote control panels employ the VDCP protocol. A detailed list of supported VDCP commands will be found in Appendix B . Many controllers used for transport, instant replay, and edit control empl oy P2 or Odetics protocol.
Hardware Interface = 25 LTC Time Code Input A LTC time code input is provided on the LTC IN BNC connector. This input may be selected by means of the On - Screen user interface and recorded as a time code reference. The LTC input provides a >10k ohm termination.
26 = Hardware Interface DO NOT use the power supply switch to shutdown the Image Server. Shutdown the system only by momentarily pressing the front pane l power button, or through the SHUTDOWN command on the On - Screen user interface.
Basic Operations = 27 Basic Operations This section introduces the Image Server Graphic user Interface (GUI), its menus and its operating controls . If you want to skip ahead to learn how to re cord a clip, go to page 40 . Skip to page 42 to read about playing a clip.
28 = Basic Operations that could take several hours. Shutdown the system only by momentarily pressing the front panel power button, or through the GUI . Keyboard Shortcuts Most operations the graphic user interface can be performed using keyboard shortcuts.
Basic Operations = 29 File The File menu provides access to the Exit command. Exit Exits the GUI . Transport Select a video channel from the drop down menu , then select Clip … or Playlist … to bring up the GUI control panel for that channel. Clip Open this window to play, edit, and perform file operations on individual clips.
30 = Basic Operations Cascade Arranges all open windows so that they are overlapping, but offset. This choice is especially useful with small monitors or low - resolution monitors. Tile Arranges all open windows so that each is fully visible at the same time.
Basic Operations = 31 Clip Transport Window The graphic user interfa ce is used to control transport operations such as play, stop, record, and basic head and tail trimming. These functions are found in the Clip Transport window for each channel. Channel 1 is both a Record and Play channel, while channels 2 and 3 are play out only.
32 = Basic Operations File The File menu provides six file - management choices. Columns can be sorted in ascending or descending order by clicking the column header bar to toggle the setting. New The recording process begins with naming the new clip.
Basic Operations = 33 Colum n headings in the file dialog box are: Title, Duration, Profile, Mb/s, GOP, and Tracks. Click on the column heading to sort the list by that column. Click on the selected heading again to reverse the sort order. Most headings are self - explanatory.
34 = Basic Operations Save As A region defined by Mark - In and Mark - Out may be saved as a new clip with a unique name. Use the Save As button for this purpose. A dialog box will appear with a prompt to enter a clip name . After entering the name, click Save As again to save the clip with a new name.
Basic Operations = 35 Figure 8 : Renaming a Clip Delete One or more files may be deleted at once with the Delete command. The re are four ways to tag files for deletion: Using the left mouse button highlight a file in the Files window, then press the Delete key.
36 = Basic Operations Transport C ontrols The clip window button functions are common to both recording and playing a clip. This section introduces the buttons by function. See Recording on page 40 , and Playing a Clip on page 42 for relevant procedures.
Basic Operations = 37 Play Button The Play function becomes available after a clip has been loaded for playback. The Play button initiates playback at 1x speed. Looping A LOOP button appears in each channel trans port window. This alternate - action button causes a clip to repeat continuously.
38 = Basic Operations mode is ON. As with GUI operation, automation controllers may send E - E ON and E - E OFF commands to override the automatic operation. Fast Forward / Rewind Buttons Fast Forward and Rewind buttons move the transport at high speed in the chosen direction.
Basic Operations = 39 Recording Video record ings are made on the Image Server using the Channel 1 section of the graphic user interface, or an external automation system. Channel 1 can also be used for playback when not recording. Setting up to Record Image Server s were designed for use in genloc ked facilities.
40 = Basic Operations 4. The Image Server can accept a video signal at either its composite video input, or its serial digital (SDI) input. Ver ify that the input to be used is currently active. This selection is performed from the Configuration option on the Main Menu bar.
Basic Operations = 41 Figure 9 : File Dialog Box 4. After a brief pause, the time code digits will appear and the server is in Record Ready mode. A recording can be started without further delay. 5. Click the RECORD button. It will turn red while recording.
42 = Basic Operations Playing a Clip Clips can be played on any of t he three channels of the Image Server , except that when Channel 1 is used for recording, it is not also available for playback. Setting up for Playback The Image Server was designed primarily for use in genlocked broadcast facilities.
Basic Operations = 43 Figure 10 : Selecting a Clip to Open 5. Click PLAY to play the clip. 6. Click STOP at any time. 7. Additional clips can be played by following steps 3 through 5. Additional channel transport windows can be opened, and multiple clips can be played at the same time.
44 = Basic Operations Editing a Clip The edit controls are activated with the Edit check box. This region con tains a number of buttons that define the beginning and end of a selected region, plus their associated time code displays. Non - destructive Mark In and Mark Out trim points can be set to define a portion of the clip to be played.
Basic Operations = 45 • Trim Mark In point from the keyboard: Use the mouse or keyboard arrows to move between fields. When a field is highlighted, enter a numeric valu e from the keyboard. • Trim Mark In point with up/down arrows: Use the mouse or keyboard arrows to move between fields.
46 = Basic Operations Review Out Button The Review Out button ( – >| ) may be used to audition the Mark Out point without playing all the way through the clip. It will cue the clip to three seconds before the Mark Out point (or EOM, if no Mark Out Point exists) and then begin playback.
Embe dded Audio = 47 Embedded Audio ( Option ) Introduction T he Embedded Audio option for Image Server s is available as a factory - installed option , or as an update for certain models of Image Server already in service. Embedded audio is based on SMPTE 272M - A.
48 = Embedded Audio The following screen will appear: Figure 11 : Embedded Audio Configuration Window • Type the option key number supplied by 360 Systems into the Enter New Key text box. • Click on ‘OK.’ • From the main GUI w indow, select START - > SHUTDOWN - > FULL RESTART to reset the Image Server.
Embe dded Audio = 49 Configuration From the GUI window, click on Configure > Channel 1… . The Channel Configuration window will appear. Use this window to configure E mbedded Audio. Figure 12 : Channel Configuration Window Input Source Three buttons select the input source for video and audio.
50 = Embedded Audio Audio Sample Rate Conversion Two check - boxes ar e provided to engage built - in sample rate converters for either (or both) of audio channels 1 & 2, and 3 & 4. When checked, the incoming AES/EBU audio tracks are converted to a 48K broadcast standard synchronized with video genlock.
DV and Graphics = 51 DV Video and Graphics DV - format video and TARGA Graphics are standard equipment on Multi - Format Image Servers. DV and Graphics is also available as a n optional software accessory to extend the capabilities of the Image Server.
52 = DV and Graphics FTP File Transfers For standard FTP transfers, the Image Server will recognize the following file formats: TARGA (.tga) During transfer, the Image Server will split the TARGA file into a Fill frame and a Key (alpha) frame. These two frames will each be converted to MPEG - 2 files, one frame in length.
DV and Graphics = 53 Proper key and fill operation requires two clips of identical length, using the following naming conv ention: (the clip “myfile” is used as an example) Fill name: myfile Key name (Alpha): myfile_. Note the underscore at the end of the key clip.
54 = DV and Graphics.
Advanced Playlisting = 55 Advanced Playlisting 360 Systems’ new Advanced Playlisting software provides an extensive set of capabilities for building, editin g and playing complex sequences of program content to be played on an Image Server.
56 = Advanced Playlisting Figure 14 : Screen Shot of Playlist Window The Playlist Window Advanced Playlisting appears as an on - screen window, accessed by clicking Transport>Channel … > Playlist . It present s the following info rmation displays, time displays, control buttons and check - boxes to the user: 1.
Advanced Playlisting = 57 eac h clip. BLANK W HITE C LIP IS AVAILABLE TO PLAY CUEING P URPLE C LIP IS TRANSITIONING TO A CUED STATUS . M AX TRANSITION TIME I S 4 SEC . CUED Y ELLOW C LIP IS READY TO PLAY ON COMPLETION OF TH E PRECEDING CLIP , OR WHEN THE PLAYLIST STARTS , IF NOT PRESENTLY RU NNIN G .
58 = Advanced Playlisting NEXT While a Playlist is stopped, NEXT will prepare the next clip in the Playlist for playback. While the Playlist is running, NEXT will immediately begin playing the next clip in the Playlist. (The next clip may require several seconds to load and cue for a seamless transition.
Advanced Playlisting = 59 The Clip List Window The Clip List window displays all clips that are available on th e Image Server, including title, duration, and video format. The Clip List Window is the source for all clips used to build a playlist in the adjoining Playlist window.
60 = Advanced Playlisting • An entir e range of clips can be selected by holding the Shift key and clicking two clips. The following suggestions for advanced users apply to working in the Clip Windo.
Advanced Playlisting = 61 • Enable one or more desired GP I outputs, numbers 1 to 6 , by checking its checkbox. • Select the GP O Offset with the mouse or by using the arr ow keys on the keyboard (see GPI O Editor Keyboard Shortcuts below).
62 = Advanced Playlisting T Toggle Arm Start Time checkbox HOME HOME ENTER / RETURN Invoke the Playlist Item Context Menu OPEN PLAYLIST WINDOW ALT 1, ALT 2 or ALT 3 The As - Run Log The Image Server’s Advanced Playlisting software is able to generate a log of all files played during the execu tion of a playlist, within a 24 - hour day.
Advanced Playlisting = 63 As - Run Log Body This section describes the format of the body of an As - Run log: 2 10:54:45 00:00:3 0 :00 Cellular One – Talk Time PLAYED OK 2 : The line number ( order) of the clip as it appears in the playlist. The same clip could have multiple numbers as files are added or deleted.
64 = Advanced Playlisting FTP Transfer of As - Run Log The As - Run logging function within Advanced Playlisting can be turned on or off . In the Playlist window, select Options>As Run . When the playlist is run, all clips played, clipped or skipped are logged to a text file.
Advanced Playlisting = 65 As - Run logs are located in this fold er, as shown below. Right - click the file to be transfer red , and choose either “Copy to Folder…” or “Copy” from the drop - down menu. Windows will then prompt you to select a file folder in which to store the log .
66 = Advanced Playlisting Edi ting a Clip Altho ugh not a part of Advanced Playlisting, the Image Server provides accurate tools for trimming the head and tail of a clip. Trimming and playlisting together allow the Image Server to create accurate and complex rundowns.
Advanced Playlisting = 67 Mar k Out Display Displays the Mark Out point time code. When no Mark Out point has been set manually, this displays the default EOM time code (00:00:00:00). The values in this display window may be set by three methods: • Trim Mark Ou t point from the keyboard: Use the mouse or keyboard arrows to move between fields.
68 = Advanced Playlisting.
Automation Control = 69 Automation Control Image Server s can be controlled by leading broadcast automation systems, instant replay panels, video switchers , and many remote control devices. The Image Server accepts VDCP, P2, and Ode tics commands generated by most automation systems , on three 9 - pin c onnectors.
70 = Automation Control Figure 20 : Control P rotocol S etup W indow VDCP Options As illustrated in Figure 13, a number of check boxes are provided that control how the Image Server will respond to certain VDCP commands. Once set, these options remain selected when the server is turned off, and until changed by the user.
Automation Control = 71 Report Play (vs Still) At End When the end of the clip is reached, Image Server will report Play to the automation controller, instead of Still. Ignore Preroll Commands The default value for Image Server’s Preroll time is 10 frames.
72 = Automation Control.
Automation Control = 73 Tested Remote Control Panels and Switchers The Image Server has been tested by 360 Systems and manufacturers of the remote control devices and video switchers listed below, and found to operate correctly.
74 = System Conf iguration Syst em Configuration There are many configuration settings available in the Image Server 2000 and the Multi - format Image Server . The location of each group of settings is associated with its usage. Generally, there are two types: System and Channel.
System Configuration = 75 Date/Time Open this dialog window to set the Image Server internal system date and time. This information will be used to time stamp the data files of new recordings. All channels must be idle to change the Date/Time setting .
76 = System Conf iguration Figure 22 : System Timing Configuration Window Video Sync During normal operation, the Image Server must be referenced to an external genlock reference in the form of CVBS Black. A BNC connec tor is provided for this purpose on the rear panel.
System Configuration = 77 The front - panel Genlock indicator provides the following information: If the external sync reference is good, the Genlock indicator will light. If the external sync reference is bad, the Genlock indicator will blink. If the internal reference is selected, the Genlock indicator will not light.
78 = System Conf iguration GPI Inputs, Programming Six GP I inputs are available for remote control of Image Server functions. Each is internally pulled high to +5 volts, and is active when pulled to ground through a contact closure. Two drop down menus provide independent selection of control function s and chan nel assignments for each GPI input.
System Configuration = 79 GPI Outputs, Programming Six GPI outputs are available for use as tally or status indicators, driving an LED or logic input. Outputs are open collector, active low. Two drop down menus provide independen t monitoring for each output.
80 = System Conf iguration Figure 25 : System Time Code Configuration Window Names The Main Image Server GUI window and each of the individual Channel windows may be assigned unique names . This is especially useful when using either the Remote GUI or operating multiple Image Servers from a single computer monitor (using a KVM switch).
System Configuration = 81 Figure 26 : Configure System Names Window Network A complete description of the Network window may be found in the Configuring Network Settings section beginning on page 99 .
82 = System Conf iguration Channel Configuration Input channel configuration pertains to recording processes, which take place o n Channel 1. Output configuration pertains to playback variables, and can be set individually for each of the three server channels.
System Configuration = 83 Figure 27 : Channel 1 Input Configuration Dialog Window Input Source Select either CVBS (composite analog), or SDI (serial digital) for the input source. Track Arming The Image Server records video, audio and closed caption information as separate files that comprise a clip.
84 = System Conf iguration Use Sample Rate Conversion with any 48K signal th at is not referenced to either the same source as genlock, or the digital outputs of the Image Server.
System Configuration = 85 Maximum Bit Rates The range of available bit rates depends upon the MPEG - 2 profile selected. In Main Profile @ Main Level, the record bit rate ranges from 2 Mb/s t o 15 Mb/s. When the 4:2:2 Profile is selected, the range extends from 2Mb/s to 50 Mb/s.
86 = System Conf iguration Audio Slip Audio timing relative to picture output can be configured for audio channels 1 - 2 and 3 - 4. Th e value is set in millisecond (ms) increments, ± 1,000ms. The setting is applied to a clip when it is loaded for playback.
Hard Disk Management = 87 Hard Disk Management This Image Server s employ an advanced Serial - ATA controller that manage s four high - capacity hard disks operat ing in a RAID - 5 configuration . This design increases system performance, and by storing parity data , helps prevent data loss should a drive fail.
88 = Hard Disk Management P 10 11 12 RAID Level 5: “Independent Access Array with Rotating Parity” High Data Reliability & Transfer Capacity Disk 2 Disk 1 Disk 0 Disk 3 4 5 P 6 1 2 3 P 7 P 9 8.
Hard Disk Management = 89 The RAID CHECK STATUS window (Figure 22) displays the current status of the RAID controller and all disks connected to the RAID system.
90 = Hard Disk Management Log - In to the RAID Utilities Figure 30 : Log - In to RAID Utilities To log in to the RAID utilities, perform the following steps.
Hard Disk Management = 91 Displaying the Summary Window of the Raid Array Figure 31 : Checking Status of RAID Array Through the Summary Window The RAID controller keeps track of any condition that would adversely affect its reliability. In the event that an error should occur, the Summary Window will be helpful in diagnosing the problem.
92 = Hard Disk Management Determining the Condition of The RAID Array Figure 32 : Report of RAID Array Condition To replace a failed drive in the RAID control utility, perform the following steps. • Select the [Remov e Drive] option next to the DEGRADED drive.
Hard Disk Management = 93 Rebuilding a RAID Array Figure 33 : Rebuilding a RAID Array To rebuild the RAID drive array, perfor m the following steps: • Select the Unit 0 and Port 2 checkboxes . • Select Rebuild Unit . A pop up window will ask for confirmation.
94 = Hard Disk Management The Maintenance Window – Rebuild Progress Figure 34 : The Maintenance Window Shows Rebuild Progress The Maintenance window above will appear. • Rebuild progress is tracked in top of the drive status column ( REBUILDING 17% in this example) .
Hard Disk Management = 95 Please read Removing the Front Panel on page 103 for instructions on accessing the hard drive bays. Detailed information about how to replace hard drives is on page 110 .
96 = Network File Transfers Networ k File Transfers Apart from recording and playing program content through composite video and SDI connections, the Image Server can also act as an FTP server, delivering program material across the room or across the country.
Network File Transfers = 97 file. If you want to transfer the entire recording, be sure that the In/Out markers are set to the beginning and end of mat erial before the transfer.
98 = Network File Transfers FTP File Transfers For standard FTP transfers, the Image Server will recogni ze the following file formats: TARGA (.tga) During transfer, the Image Server will split the TARGA file into a Fill frame and a Key (Alpha) frame.
Network File Transfers = 99 Gigabit Ethernet Hardware A Gigabit Ethernet (RJ - 45) connector labeled NET - 1 is located on the rear panel for conventional network access. No hardware settings are available or needed , as Gigabit Ethernet automatic ally negotiates port speed.
100 = Network File Transfers Figure 36 : Network Configuration Tab Network Settings Tab Use the Image Server graphic user interface to configure network communication settings. From the Main Menu selection bar at the top of the screen, select CONFIGURE>SY STEM>NETWORK .
Network File Transfers = 101 Use DHCP Checkbox Enabling DHCP wi ll configure the network interface automatically. If the DHCP box is not selected, the user may then manually enter assignments in the following windows: • Host Name • IP Address • Net Mask • Default Router Host Name may be a fully qualified domain name, such as e dit1.
102 = Maintenance Maintenance Fault Diagnostics Front Panel Indicators The five LED indicators on the f ront panel are used to diagnose server fault conditions. The meaning of each indicator is noted in the following table. During normal operation, all five indicators will be on.
Maintenance = 103 Gigabit Ethernet Indicators The Gigabit Server Adapter card has th e following indicator lights: Label Indication Meaning Green on The port is connected to a valid link partner Green.
104 = Maintenance To re - install the top cover, set the cover on top of the chassis and slide the cover forward until its front pins engage the front panel.
Maintenance = 105 Installing/Removing I/O Cards Follow t he preceding instructions to remove the top cover. The I/O cards are accessible from the top of the chassis.
106 = Maintenance Analog/Digital Audio Selection DIGITAL ANALOG JUMPER BLOCK PAIR SHOWN IN ANALOG POSITION JUMPER BLOCK PAIR SHOWN IN DIGITAL POSITION GAIN ADJUST Figure 37 : Audio Hardware Setup Both jumpers for each channel (Left & Right, or Main & Aux) must be set together, either analog or digital.
Maintenance = 107 Audio Level Calibration The input gain and output gain of the analog audio circuits are factory calibrated to a +4 dBu standard. Each circuit includes a trim pot with a range of approximately ±2.5 dB. The following procedures may be used to calibrate these for unity gain.
108 = Maintenance Alternate Calibration Procedure If the calibration test clip titled z1K_TONE is not found on the Image Server’s dis k, it is still possible to accurately calibrate the audio channels. 1. Position the jumper block J5 and J6 for Channel 1 output to obtain a digital output.
Maintenance = 109 Program Updates via CD - ROM The Image Server operating system and On - Screen User Interface programs can be updated by the user via the internal CD - ROM drive. Program updates will be made available by 360 Systems from time to time.
110 = Maintenance Replacing a Hard Drive Generally, the only time that a hard drive should be removed fro m the disk array is when the drive array diagnostic software identifies a permanent fault. In this case, the front panel DRIVES LED will blink. Use the hard disk management tools to verify that a drive is at fault.
Maintenance = 111 Regulatory Certifications Safety The Image Server was tested by Underwriters Laboratories and found to comply with the following safety standards: EN 60950, 3rd Edition, dated December 1, 2000, Standard for Safety of Information Technology Equipment, I ncluding Electrical Business Equipment.
112 = Maintenance It is suggested that the use r use only shielded and grounded cables to ensure compliance with FCC Rules. FCC Emission Limits This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
Warranty and EULA = 113 Pr oduct Warranty and End - User License Agreement Limited Warranty This product is warranted to t he original purchaser against defects in material and workmanship for a period of one year from the date of original purchase.
114 = Warranty and EULA Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incide ntal or consequential damages under certain circumstances, so the above limitations and exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
Warranty and EULA = 115 End User License Ag reement For Image Server Software IMPORTANT THIS IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU (“YOU”) AND 360 SYSTEMS® (“COMPANY”).
116 = Warranty and EULA automatic termination of this license and will make available to Company other legal remedies. You may not disclose any of Company’s proprieta ry or trade secret information relating to the Software to any third party. 4. Company warrants that the Software will perform substantially in accordance with its Documentation.
Connector Specifications = 117 Appen dix A Connector Specifications Audio XLR - 3 Connector Pinout Signals appearing on the XLR connectors are determined by the setting of the internal Anal og/Digital Audio Selection jumpers.
118 = Connector Specifications BNC Connectors The foll owing note applies to all video, LTC, and Genlock connectors: • A BNC connector used as an output will have a 75 - ohm source impedance. • A BNC connector used as an input will have a fixed 75 - ohm termination.
Connector Specifications = 119 1 GPI 1 GPI 1 RTN 9 SIGNAL GND 14 10 13 GPO 6 25 GPO 5 12 GPO 4 24 GPO 3 11 GPO 2 22 INPUTS OUTPUTS +5V, 200mA MAX SOURCE GPI/O (DB25-F) 1K INTERNAL CIRCUITS 1K 15 2 3 1.
120 = Connector Specifications System Board Ports Standard computer I/O ports on the Image Server include video monitor, keyboard, mouse, and Gigabit Ethernet ports. Pinouts are provided to assist in wiring or trouble - shooting. Keyboard an d Mouse Keyboard and mouse ports are provided on the rear panel.
Serial Protocols = 121 Appendix B Serial Command Protocols VDCP Command Table The Image Server responds to the following VDCP commands. Shaded ar eas indicate commands slated for future implementation.
122 = Serial Protocols 2X / AX 24 Play Cue 04 ACK 2X / AX 25 Cue with Data 04 ACK 2X / AX 26 Delete ID 04 ACK 2X / AX 2C Record Init with Data 04 ACK 2X 30 Preset 04 ACK CMD - 1 CMD - 2 NAME CMD - 1 C.
Serial Protocols = 123 P2 Serial Command Table The Image Server command set includes most co mmands used in BVW tape machines. Commands not implemented include those for DMC operations, audio split and in/out points, and those specifically related to tape as a medium.
124 = Serial Protocols 41.37 I NPUT C HECK A C K 44.00 T IMER 1 P RESET A CK 44.04 T IME C ODE P RESET A CK 44.31 P RE - R OLL T IME P RESET A CK 41.33 S ERVO R EFERENCE S ELECT A CK N/A T IMER M ODE S TATUS A CK 7 X .20 S TATUS D ATA 7 X .20 N/A C OMMAND S PEED S ENSE 71.
Serial Protocols = 125 Odetics ® Protocol Odetics serial protocol is an extension of P2 tape machine control protocol. Among its most significant features is the selection of a file by name rather than by time - code location, as with P2. Odetics protocol is used by many table - top controllers, and some automation systems.
126 = Serial Protocols 0 X 4X00 T IMER 1 P RESET ACK 0 X 4X04 T IME C ODE P RESET ACK 0 X 4008 T IMER 1 R ESET ACK 0 X 4010 I N E NTRY ACK 0 X 4011 O UT E NTRY ACK 0 X 4X14 I N P RESET ACK 0 X 4X15 O .
Serial Protocols = 127 G EN U B AND TC D ATA 0X7809 0 X 600 C C URRENT T IME S ENSE C ORRECTED LTC T IME D ATA 0X7414 VITC T IME D ATA 0X7406 T IMER 1 D ATA 0X7 400 H OLD U SER B ITS LTC D ATA 0X7415 .
128 = Technical Specifications Appendix C Technical Specifications Video Input Channels (baseband) One Output Channels Three Analog video I/O Composite, 75 Ω , BNC Digital video I/O SDI , SMPTE 259M.
Index = 129 VITC line number, NTSC Field 1: Lines 14, 16; Field 2: Lines 277, 279 VITC line number, PAL Field 1: Lines 19, 21; Field 2: Lines 332, 334 Closed Captions Closed Captions Records and plays.
130 = Image Server 2000 Keyboard Shortcuts Transport Control Edit Operations L Forward at 4x, 16x , 64x, 128x E Enter/Exit Edit Mode K Pause (Stop) I Capture Mark In J Reverse at 4x, 16x, 64x, 128x O .
Index = 131 Appendix D Mechanical Drawing Figure 39 : Dimensional Drawing 18.85 [479 mm] 18.12 [460 mm] 17.00 [432 mm] 19.00 [483 mm] 3.47 [88 mm].
132 = Image Server 2000 360 Systems Customer Service ..................................... 112 E - mail ..................................................... 112 Fax ......................................................... 112 Telephone .............
Index = 133 While Recording ....................................... 45 E - E Mode ...................................................... 37 Eject Button .................................................. 37 Encode Mode ................................
134 = Image Server 2000 Redundancy ............................................ 101 Transfer Marked Segment ........................... 98 Transfer Rate ............................................. 98 Networking ......................................
Index = 135 Burn - In ..................................................... 87 LTC .......................................................... 25 Type ................................................... 77, 81 VITC .....................................
An important point after buying a device 360 Systems Model V-2000B (or even before the purchase) is to read its user manual. We should do this for several simple reasons:
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If you already are a holder of 360 Systems Model V-2000B, but have not read the manual yet, you should do it for the reasons described above. You will learn then if you properly used the available features, and whether you have not made any mistakes, which can shorten the lifetime 360 Systems Model V-2000B.
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