Barco 08-0311105-00 User Manual

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This guide provides installation instructions for the Encore VPx. The following topics are discussed in this guide:

Important Installation Notice

Change History

Copyrights and Notices

Company Address

Operators Safety Summary

Terms and Equipment Marking

VPx Overview

VPx Hardware


Technical Specifications


Important Software version 1.22 (or higher) must be installed first in your Encore Controller, prior to connecting your VPx processor(s).Refer to the “Installing VPx” section on page 16 for details.


The table below lists the changes to this guide.

Table 1. Change History





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K. Vogel






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Copyrights and Notices



© Barco, Inc. April 2, 2008

All rights reserved. No part of this document may be copied, reproduced or translated. It shall not otherwise be recorded, transmitted or stored in a retrieval system without the prior written consent of Barco.


Barco provides this manual “as is” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties or merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Barco may make improvements and/or changes to the product(s) and/ or the program(s) described in this publication at any time without notice.

This publication could contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the information in this publication; these changes are incorporated in new editions of this publication.


This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area may cause harmful interference, in which case the user will be responsible for correcting any interference.


Barco provides a guarantee relating to perfect manufacturing as part of the legally stipulated terms of guarantee. On receipt, the purchaser must immediately inspect all delivered goods for damage incurred during transport, as well as for material and manufacturing faults Barco must be informed immediately in writing of any complaints.

The period of guarantee begins on the date of transfer of risks, in the case of special systems and software on the date of commissioning, at latest 30 days after the transfer of risks. In the event of justified notice of compliant, Barco can repair the fault or provide a replacement at its own discretion within an appropriate period. If this measure proves to be impossible or unsuccessful, the purchaser can demand a reduction in the purchase price or cancellation of the contract. All other claims, in particular those relating to compensation for direct or indirect damage, and also damage attributed to the operation of software as well as to other services provided by Barco, being a component of the system or independent service, will be deemed invalid provided the damage is not proven to be attributed to the absence of properties guaranteed in writing or due to the intent or gross negligence or part of Barco.

If the purchaser or a third party carries out modifications or repairs on goods delivered by Barco, or if the goods are handled incorrectly, in particular if the systems are commissioned



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Company Address

operated incorrectly or if, after the transfer of risks, the goods are subject to influences not agreed upon in the contract, all guarantee claims of the purchaser will be rendered invalid. Not included in the guarantee coverage are system failures which are attributed to programs or special electronic circuitry provided by the purchaser, e.g. interfaces. Normal wear as well as normal maintenance are not subject to the guarantee provided by Barco either.

The environmental conditions as well as the servicing and maintenance regulations specified in this manual must be complied with by the customer.


Brand and product names mentioned in this manual may be trademarks, registered trademarks or copyrights of their respective holders. All brand and product names mentioned in this manual serve as comments or examples and are not to be understood as advertising for the products or their manufactures.


Barco, Inc.

11101 Trade Center Drive

Rancho Cordova, California 95670


Phone: (916) 859-2500Fax: (916)

Barco N.V.

Noordlaan 5

8520 Kuurne


Phone: +32

Fax: +32

Technical Support

Tech Line: (866) 374-7878— 24 hours per day, 7 days per

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Operators Safety Summary


The general safety information in this summary is for operating personnel.


There are no user-serviceableparts within the unit. Removal of the top cover will expose dangerous voltages. To avoid personal injury, do not remove the top cover. Do not operate the unit without the cover installed.


This product is intended to operate from a power source that will not apply more than 230 volts rms between the supply conductors or between both supply conductor and ground. A protective ground connection by way of grounding conductor in the power cord is essential for safe operation.


This product is grounded through the grounding conductor of the power cord. To avoid electrical shock, plug the power cord into a properly wired receptacle before connecting to the product input or output terminals. A protective-groundconnection by way of the grounding conductor in the power cord is essential for safe operation.


Use only the power cord and connector specified for your product. Use only a power cord that is in good condition. Refer cord and connector changes to qualified service personnel.


To avoid fire hazard, use only the fuse having identical type, voltage rating, and current rating characteristics. Refer fuse replacement to qualified service personnel.


To avoid explosion, do not operate this product in an explosive atmosphere.



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Terms and Equipment Marking



Highlights an operating procedure, practice, condition, statement, etc., which, if not strictly observed, could result in injury to or death of personnel.


Highlights an essential operating procedure, condition or






The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance.


Le point d´exclamation dans un triangle equilatéral signale à alerter l´utilisateur qu´il y a des instructions d´operation et d´entretien tres importantes dans la litérature qui accompagne l´appareil.


Ein Ausrufungszeichen innerhalb eines gleichwinkeligen Dreiecks dient dazu, den Benutzer auf wichtige Bedienungs-undWartungsanweisungen in der Dem Great beiliegenden Literatur aufmerksam zu machen.

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