Cisco Systems DVC-1000 User Manual

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DVC-1000

i2 eyeTM

(Patent Pending)

Broadband VideoPhone

Manual

v2.0

Building Networks for People

Contents

 

Introduction ...................................................................................................

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Package Contents.........................................................................................

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Features & Benefits ......................................................................................

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Connections .................................................................................................

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LEDs ............................................................................................................

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Getting Started ..............................................................................................

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Using the Remote Control .............................................................................

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Using the Onscreen Keyboard ......................................................................

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Using the Setup Wizard ..............................................................................

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Using a Telephone with the DVC-1000 .........................................................

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Using the DVC-1000 ....................................................................................

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Using the Configuration Menu......................................................................

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Using the DVC-1000with Routers, Gateways or Modems ...........................

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Troubleshooting ..........................................................................................

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Frequently Asked Questions .......................................................................

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Glossary of Terms.......................................................................................

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Technical Specifications ..............................................................................

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Contacting Technical Support ......................................................................

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Warranty and Registration ...........................................................................

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Introduction

Imagine having high-quality,extremelylow-costvideo conferencing from a standalone, easy to use communication appliance. TheD-Link i2eyeTM DVC-1000 Broadband VideoPhone accomplishes this.D-Link i2eyeTM introduces the world of video conferencing over the Internet, to bring you and your family, friends and colleagues together, in real time, anytime! The previously complicated process of conducting a video conference is simplified with thei2eyeTM DVC1000. Since theDVC-1000 is astand-alonedevice, you do not need a computer to video conference over the Internet. Thei2eyeTM DVC-1000 is such a revolutionary leap in technology thatD-Linkcalls it a VideoPhone. Connect a television for viewing, an optional standard telephone for privacy, plug in a standard Ethernet network cable connected to your broadband Internet connection and you are ready to use youri2eyeTM DVC-1000 VideoPhone.

Using advanced video compression technology, the i2eyeTM DVC-1000 VideoPhone maximizes the image and audio quality within the available bandwidth. It is an ideal solution for consumers and small businesses with highspeed broadband Internet access. There is no delay in waiting for a PC to boot up before using youri2eyeTM DVC-1000 VideoPhone, and you don’t have to be a computer expert. Using the Internet, in place of conventionaldial-upphone lines, maximizes your existing broadband investment. The remote control included with thei2eyeTM DVC-1000 makes it easy to answer an incoming videoconference call or dial out to initiate your own videoconference. The builtin caller ID provides privacy protection. You know who is calling before you answer and the audio or video can be turned off whenever desired.

This manual provides the instructions to install and use your D-Link i2eyeTM DVC-1000 Broadband VideoPhone. Please take a moment to get acquainted with this manual to make your VideoPhone experience go as smoothly as possible.

Package Contents

nD-Linki2eyeTM DVC-1000Broadband VideoPhone

nPowerAdapter

nInstruction Manual

nQuick InstallationGuide

nRemote Control

nStandard Composite RCA Audio / Video Cable

nCat 5 RJ-45Ethernet Cable

Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage than the one included with the DVC-1000will cause damage and void the warranty for this product.

System Requirements

nConnection to broadband Internet (Cable modem, DSL modem,T-1or Ethernet network) at each end of the connection

nTelevision with standard composite audio and video inputs (RCA jacks) or with a RF modulator to enable a TV without AV jacks to be connected with the antenna terminal

nOptional: Standard telephone (but recommended)

nOptional: You can connect thei2eyeTM DVC-1000 to a PC equipped with a video capture device that allows input of standard composite video (using RCA Jacks)

nOptional: An external microphone can be connected to the pinkMic port on the rear of the device for improved audio quality when a group of people are originating thei2eyeTM DVC-1000 call.

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Features & Benefits

nStand-aloneoperation - No computer needed

nUses broadband cable/DSL or network connections for high-qualityvideo

nH.323 Internet video-conferencingstandard compliant

nEasy to use

nUse your existing broadband network

nEasy Setup Wizard

nPicture-in-Pictureview orfull-screenview

nRemote control included

nSpeedDialing

nAdvanced video and audio privacy protection

nBuilt-inCaller ID

nAuto mapping of IPAddress

nAnswer incoming calls using telephone or remote control

nVideo and / or audio mute

nAdjustable tilt and focus lens

nUp to 30 frames per second

nHigh quality 352 x 288 resolution

nAutomatic detection of system upgrades

n1 Year Warranty

Connections

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LEDs

LED stands forLight-EmittingDiode. Thei2eyeTM DVC-1000 has the following LEDs for monitoring its operation.

i2 eye

Call Monitor

Status Power

 

Activity Link Status

LED

LED Location and Activity

Power

Status

Call

Monitor

Link Status

Activity

Front, far right.

A green light indicates the i2eyeTM DVC-1000 is ON.

Front to the left of the power light. This light turns on briefly at power up. It is then off during normal operation.

Front, left side of lens. Steady red light indicates video is being sent.

Back, right. Steady green light indicates the network connection is good.

Back, left. Steady or blinking yellow light indicates the i2eyeTM DVC-1000 is transmitting data.

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Getting Started

BEFORE YOU BEGIN!

Read Using theDVC-1000with Routers, Gateways or Broadband Modemson page 33 in this manual if you are using the DVC-1000 VideoPhone with a Router, Gateway or Broadband Modem.

The DVC-1000needs to beset-upbefore use. Use theQuick Installation Guide (included with theDVC-1000)to perform the hardware installation. Each cable (video, audio, Ethernet and AC power) supplied for thei2eye

TM

has a different color on the end that connects to the DVC-1000.Plug the cables into the matching color coded connector on the back ofDVC-1000.You can also plug the optional telephone and/or external microphone into theDVC-1000.To help you with these connections, there is an illustration on the bottom of the unit.

There is an easy to use Setup Wizard built-into theDVC-1000to accomplish theset-up.You will need to enter your name, your phone number and your Internet connection information in order to use your VideoPhone.

Using the Remote Control

Information for the Setup Wizard is entered by using the intelligent remote control included with the DVC-1000.The remote is used to enter numbers, letters, special characters and to make selections from anon-screenkeyboard. Theon-screenkeyboard is activated by pressing ENTER on the remote control. Theon-screenkeyboard is only activated in a field where text is required.

You will use the arrow keys on the remote control along with the ENTER, CANCEL and number keys to enter information in the Setup Wizard screens.

Where a numeric input is required, such as a telephone number or IP address, enter it directly by pressing the number keys. The * (asterisk--sometimescalled a “star” key) is used to enter a “.” (period also called a “dot”.)

When you are entering alphanumeric information, the left arrow key performs a backspace, deleting the character to the left of the cursor. The following page contains a breakdown of the features of the remote control.

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Remote Control Layout

Use the arrow keys along with the ENTER, CANCEL and number keys to enter information in the Setup Wizard screen.

The * (asterisk--sometimescalled a “star” key) is used to enter a “.” (period also called a “dot”.)

When entering alphanumeric information, the left arrow key performs a backspace, deleting the character to the left of theon-screencursor.

Speakerphone Mode

Adjust Contrast

Mute Audio

When a numeric input is required, (e.g., a telephone number or IP Address) enter it directly by pressing the number keys.

Number sign

Cancel

ENTER key

Full-screenor

Picture-in-

Picture

Self-viewor

Remote View

Mute Video

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Using the On-ScreenKeyboard

The DVC-1000uses a keyboard that appearson-screento enter words or alphanumeric characters into the Setup Wizard screens. When the cursor is located in a setup screen that requires characters to be entered, press the ENTER key to bring up theon-screenkeyboard.

The keyboard will only appear if the cursor is located in an area of the screen that allows text or numbers to be entered.

To enter text use the arrow keys on the remote control to move the cursor to the required character. Press the ENTER key on the remote control to actually put the character on the screen. Continue entering characters until you have “typed” the characters that are needed.

When you are finished entering text and numbers, move the cursor to highlight OK on the screen and pressENTER; or alternatively you can press theCANCEL key on the remote to remove the keyboard from the screen, leaving what you typed on the screen.

The keyboard allows entering any of the following:

Numbers 0 through 9

Upper case Letters A through Z

Lower case letters a through z

Special characters: period (.), dash(-),colon (:), at sign (@), space, backspace (to delete a character to the left), comma

(,), and a slash (/).

When you are entering letters, the first letter entered is automatically entered as UPPER case. The bottom left “arrow” on the screen is a Shift key. This

allows you to change from UPPER to lower case. The keypad features

 

“wraparound” capability. Pressing continuously on the “right” arrow will

 

navigate you through all the rows of the alphabet.

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Using the Setup Wizard

The following descriptions of the Setup Wizard screens will help you understand the purpose and procedures for providing the required information.

Welcome Screen

The first screen that displays on the initial startup is the Wecome Screen. This screen explains what information is needed to complete the setup and also explains how to use the remote control to navigate through the

Setup Wizard. Press ENTERon the remote control to continue to the next screen.

Personal Information Screen

This is where you enter your name, area code and phone number. The bottom of the screen has instructions on using the on-screenkeyboard.

After the information is entered highlight the NEXT button and pressENTER on the remote control to continue.

The phone number you enter is one you create for family, friends and others to call you. You can use your regular phone number or make up a new one. Only your name will be displayed at the other end of the video call. Your phone number will not be visible to anyone else.

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