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Truecolor Controler

The software is completely researched by Zunzheng Digital Video Co., Ltd., is used to monitor and control, ensure the safety of broadcast, the detailed instruction as below:

 


Equipment demand

1. Computer for controlling, which is used to install MC422 software (support Windows, Linux, Mac OSX system, the following instruction takes Windows system as example).

2. Adapter which support USB switch to RS422, you may need to install the appropriate drivers to ensure it works normally on the computer.

3. Monitor, ensure that you have installed the latest version of system firmware and interface board firmware.

4. Ordinary network cable, how many machines you need to connect, there will be how many numbers of network cable you need to prepare.

 


Preparation

1. Install the driver for USB switch to RS422, and ensure it can work normally.

2. Upgrade the system firmware and interface board firmware of monitor.

3. Set a non-zero unique address for every monitor by "OSD Setting" menu.

4. If you need the alarm function, open the "Alarm" in "System Setting" menu of monitor.

5. Connect the PC’s USB with monitor’s RS485 input port by the adapter which support USB switch to RS422, then make this monitor in tandem with other monitors by network cable.

 


Run the MC422

1. Select the appropriate COM port in "Serial" menu.


2. Select the saving directory for log file in Options menu, and set the alarm type.


3. Search the monitor in network by searching menu(shortcutkey-F5).


4. When searching finishes, the monitor list will on the main window of software, and the monitor window on right will show the detailed information and control buttons of current monitor.

 



Four states of monitor

1. Off state


When the Monitor is off, the status bar in list is gray and the icon changes into off icon, the other information of monitor is invalid.

2. Normal working state


Turn on the monitor, if there is no alarm, means enter into normal working state, the status bar in list turns into green and the icon changes into start icon.

3. Alarm status


Open the alarm function of monitor, and set the MC422 software to allow alarm, when the alarm conditions are met, the monitor enters into alarm state, the status bar in list turns into red and the icon changes into corresponding alarm indicator.

4. Loss state


When the monitor is unplugged from network, monitoring will still in the list, the status bar in list turns into yellow, other information of monitor becomes invalid. If you want to remove the monitor from the list, please select the monitor, then delete it by “Delete” button.

 


Alarm types of monitor

1. No-signal alarm

 

Alarm because of no-signal.


2. Blue field alarm

 

Alarm because the designated area of monitoring signal changes into 100% blue signal.


3. Black field alarm

 

Alarm because the designated area of monitoring signal changes into black field.


4. Mute audio alarm

 

Alarm when the volume of any channel in SDI signal’s audio auxiliary data channel is less than or equal to -63dBFS.


5. IRE alarm

 

Alarm when the designated area of monitoring signal’s luminance is over 100IRE (Y component is more than 940).

 


The designated area of monitoring signal’s selection: you can choose it by custom mark, means open the "Custom mark" in “Mark” menu of monitor and then change the selected area by knob.