Manual-SMP-PRO Series (EN)

CAYIN TECHNOLOGY
SIGNAGE MEDIA PLAYER: SMP-PRO SERIES
SMP-PRO2
Verson .0
Verson .5
User Manual
CAYIN TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
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SMP-PRO3/PRO3N
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About Cayin
Cayin Technology is established by a group of professionals specializing in development,
researches, engineering, and sales/marketing. Cayin devotes itself to providing complete
digital signage solutions in various applications, such as transportation, education, retail,
hospitality, corporation, financial and public institutions. In order to best facilitate the
deployment of Cayin products, we also provide tailored hardware and software services to
satisfy customers’ demands for almost limitless applications.
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Table of Contents
Trademark Notice..................................................................................................... i
Disclaimers................................................................................................................ i
1. SMP-PRO Series Overview.................................................................................1
1-1 SMP-PRO2 Hardware Specifications.............................................................2
1-2 SMP-PRO3/SMP-PRO3N Hardware Specifications......................................4
1-3 System Specifications.....................................................................................6
1-4 Install SMP.....................................................................................................7
1-4-1 Login on SMP ........................................................................................................8
1-4-2 Remote PC Login..................................................................................................10
2. Multimedia Contents Playback and Management..........................................11
2-1 Upload Multimedia Contents.......................................................................12
2-2 Choose Media Source and Set Playlist . ......................................................14
2-2-1 Play Files in Media Folder....................................................................................14
2-2-2 Play Files in USB Storage Device .......................................................................17
2-2-3 Central Scheduling (by CMS Server) .................................................................18
2-2-4 RTB Streaming.....................................................................................................19
2-2-5 HTTP/MMS Streaming........................................................................................20
2-2-6 Video Input (SMP-PRO3 only).............................................................................20
2-2-7 Image Slide Show.................................................................................................20
2-3 Image Slide Show Settings...........................................................................21
2-4 Ticker............................................................................................................23
2-4-1 Define Font Format..............................................................................................24
2-4-2 Set Background Color . ........................................................................................26
2-4-3 Enable Marquee...................................................................................................27
2-5 Multimedia Source Schedule........................................................................28
2-5-1 Add Schedule........................................................................................................29
3. Skin Management...............................................................................................31
3-1 Produce Skin ...............................................................................................32
3-1-1 Install Skin Editor.................................................................................................32
3-1-2 Create a new skin file (.csk)..................................................................................33
3-1-3 Re-adjust a skin file (.csk).....................................................................................37
3-1-4 Upload Clock (.clk)...............................................................................................38
3-2 Upload the Cayin Skin File into SMP.........................................................39
3-3 Apply Skin...................................................................................................40
4. Content Update and Media Folder Management...........................................41
4-1 Update Media Folder....................................................................................42
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5. System Status and Settings ...............................................................................47
5-1 System Status...............................................................................................48
5-1-1 Basic Information.................................................................................................48
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4-2 Manage Media Folder..................................................................................46
5-1-2 Advanced Information..........................................................................................49
5-1-3 Firmware Information . .......................................................................................50
5-2 System Management and Firmware Update ..............................................51
5-2-1 Set System Time...................................................................................................51
5-2-2 NTP Service.........................................................................................................52
5-2-3 Change Web Administrator’s Password................................................................53
5-2-4 Choose Web Manager Language..........................................................................53
5-2-5 Set System Reboot................................................................................................54
5-2-6 Firmware Update.................................................................................................54
5-3 Display Settings............................................................................................55
5-3-1 Configure Display Properties................................................................................55
5-3-2 Turn On / Off Display...........................................................................................56
5-4 Video Input Settings (SMP-PRO3 only)......................................................58
6. Network Settings . ..............................................................................................59
6-1 Ethernet........................................................................................................60
6-2 Wireless Network.........................................................................................61
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7. Log Management ...............................................................................................63
7-1 Enable Syslog..............................................................................................64
7-2 View Logs....................................................................................................65
7-3 Export Log File...........................................................................................66
8. SMP Console ......................................................................................................67
9. System Recovery.................................................................................................69
Appendix: Use “log_rcv” to collect syslog from clients.......................................71
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SMP-PRO Series Overview
1-1 SMP-PRO2 Hardware Specifications............................................2
1-2 SMP-PRO3/SMP-PRO3N Hardware Specifications.....................4
1-3 System Specifications....................................................................6
1-4 Install SMP....................................................................................7
1-4-1 Login on SMP ......................................................................8
1-4-2 Remote PC Login.................................................................10
SMP-PRO series, the dedicated digital signage media player, is a powerful division-type
display engine for marketing and communication professionals to communicate with target
audiences in designated locations by high-quality videos, audios, graphics, and texts. SMPPRO series provides an easy-to-use platform where they can promote, inform, educate, and
entertain specific audiences in a variety of commercial applications.
1-1 SMP-PRO2 Hardware Specifications
Dimension
48.5 (H) x 234 (W) x 175 (D) mm
Material
Aluminum + Plastic (Out-Side Cover)
Color
Blue (Aluminum) and Silver (Plastic)
Net Weight
1 Kg (May differ between models)
Network
10/100 Mbps Ethernet
Internal Storage
40G Byte, 2.5” IDE Hard-disk
Video In/Out
VGA D-Sub, Composite/S-Video (NTSC/PAL)
Audio
Phone Jack/Optical
Other Connectors
RS-232 (COM) USB
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Front View
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2
3
4 56 7
1. USB 2. Mic In 3. Audio Out 4. Network Indicatior 5. HD Indicator 6. Power Indicator 7. Power
Rear View
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1. Power Connector 2. VGA 3. COM Port (reserve for future use) 4. TV OUT 5. Ethernet
6. USB x 2 7. Optical Audio Out
1-2 SMP-PRO3/SMP-PRO3N Har dware
Specifications
Dimension
44 (H) x 290 (W) x 150 (D) mm
Material
Steel
Color
Black
Net Weight
2.5 Kg (with hard drive)
Network
10/100 Mbps Ethernet
Internal Storage
40G Byte, 2.5” IDE Hard-disk
Video Out
VGA D-Sub, Composite/S-Video (NTSC/PAL)
Audio Out
RCA Stereo
Video In (PRO3 only)
Composite (RCA)
Audio In (PRO3 only)
RCA Stereo
Power
100~240V AC
Others
RS-232 (COM), 4 x USB
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Front View
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2
1. Power & HDD LED 2. Front USB connectors
Rear View
(SMP-PRO3 only) 1
3
4
5
2
6
7
8
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1. AV-in (SMP-PRO3 only) 2. COM Port 3. Power Connector 4. Ethernet 5. AV-Out
6. S-Video Out 7. VGA Connector (Output) 8. USB Connectors 9. Power Switch
1-3 System Specifications
SMP-PRO2
Image files: JPEG/GIF(1)
• Support up to 1280x1024 image resolution
Video Files
• MPEG/MPG/VOB/MP3/MP4
SMP-PRO3/PRO3N
• WMV/WMA, AVI
CODEC
• MPEG-1/MPEG-2 PS/MPEG-2 TS/MPEG-4 ISO
• MP3 (MPEG AUDIO LAYER 3)
• WMV 7/8/9, WMA 7/8, DivX, RAW DV
Network Streaming
• Cayin RTB (MPEG-2 TS 1~5 Mbps)
• RTP, HTTP/MMS
Video Resolutions(2)
• Support MPEG-2 video and streaming up to • Support video and streaming up to 480p
480p (720x480); other formats up to 320x240
(720x480)
• Support MPEG-2 video with bit-rate up to 9 • Support video bit-rate up to 5 Mbps
Mbps; other formats with 1.5Mbps
Ticker
• Enter text directly in Web Manager
• Text files encoded by ANSI or UTF-8
• RSS feed (ANSI or UTF-8)
Skin
• Upload up to 9 skins (including one default • Upload up to 30 skins (including 15 default
Storage Device
• Internal 2.5” hard drive (optional)
Connector
• VGA connector (VGA D-sub)
skin)
skins)
• VGA connector (VGA D-sub)
• Screen resolutions(3): 640x480, 800x600, • Screen resolutions(3): 640x480, 800x600,
1024x768, 1280x1024, 1280x768, 856x480
• Phone Jack (Stereo)
• RS-232 (COM port), for tailor-made projects
• USB Connector x 3
1 0 2 4 x 7 6 8 , 11 5 2 x 8 6 4 , 1 2 8 0 x 1 0 2 4 ,
1280x720(720p), 1280x768, 1600x900,
1360x768, 1366x768
• RCA Audio (Stereo)
• RS-232 (COM port), for tailor-made projects
• USB Connector x 4
• Audio/Video Input Connector (PRO3 only)
Network Interface
• 10/100Mbps Ethernet
• 802.11b/g wireless LAN adaptor (optional)
Network Protocols
• Support static IP and dynamic IP (DHCP)
• Support TCP/IP, HTTP, SMB, ICMP
1. .SMP series does not support animation GIF.
2. The maximum bit-rate and resolution might be different based on your file encoding methods. Please test the
video on SMP players. Cayin does not guarantee all video files can be played on SMP players properly.
3. The applicable resolution is also related to the resolutions of your display. Please check the specifications of the
display and choose a suitable one for you.
1. Open SMP package.
2. Connect the power adapter to a socket.
3. Connect the Ethernet to LAN port. (By default, SMP will get an IP
address from a DHCP server.)
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1-4 Install SMP
4. Connect the VGA cable to your screen. (The default screen resolution
is 800x600.)
5. If you need to apply a static IP address to this SMP client, please
connect a keyboard and a mouse to any of the USB connectors.
6. Press the power button to turn on the system. Once you see the
LOGIN page on the screen, you already complete the installation.
1-4-1 Login on SMP
At any time, you can
switch between playback
and Web Manager in
a local screen. Plug a
keyboard to SMP device;
press Ctrl-F10 and switch
to Web Manager Login
page; press Ctrl-F1 and
switch to playback mode.
Except for the initial
installation of SMP, we
suggest you manage or
change settings of SMP
by remote PC, rather than
directly on the player.
After installing SMP, please login and complete the initial settings
based on your network environment.
◎ DHCP (Auto IP)
If you a re in t he DHCP net wor k, SMP will get a n IP add ress
automatically after installation. You can start to login the Web
Manager page of the player directly after you connect a keyboard
and a mouse to the SMP device.
1. Click [ LOGIN ] on the Web Manager, and enter a username and
password.
Default Username: webadmin
Default Password: admin
If you are in the static IP network, please follow below steps to login
and complete network settings.
1. Connect a keyboard and a mouse to USB connectors on the SMP
client and press the power button to turn on the system. Click [LOGIN]
on the Web Manager, and enter a username and password.
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◎ Static IP
Default Username: webadmin
Default Password: admin
2. After logging in Web Manager, click [NETWORK SETTINGS] on the left
column. Then, click “Static IP Address” in the Ethernet Settings
area and set up all related network settings for this SMP.
3. After completing, click [SAVE] at the bottom and click [APPLY] on the
left column. Then, the SMP client will reboot.
1-4-2 Remote PC Login
If the IP address of SMP
player shown in Cayin
Device Seeker is 169.254.
x.x, it means that SMP
player cannot successfully
get an IP address from
the DHCP server. In this
circumstance, you can
If you try to manage SMP remotely on your own PC, please follow
below steps:
1. Insert the product CD into your CD-ROM, and run “Cayin Device
Seeker” (\Tool\Device Seeker\cysrch.exe). You can also copy this file
to your PC for future management.
2. Click [Seek] and the seeker will search all available SMP clients or
CMS servers in the same LAN. Select one player and double click
the player’s name. Or, you can also click a player’s name, and click
[Open Web].
login directly on the SMP
player first (refer to 1-5-1
Login on SMP). Then,
change the network setting
to static IP or change the
IP address of your PC to
the same subnet (169.254.
x.x). Finally, you can start
to manage the player
remotely on your PC.
If your PC and SMP player
are not in the same LAN,
you can open the browser
and enter the IP address
of the SMP. After you
login successfully, you can
start to manage SMP.
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3. You can also open the Media Folder of any player by "Cayin Device
Seeker '. Select the player you want to connect, and click [Open
Folder].
2.
Multimedia Contents
Playback and Management
2-1 Upload Multimedia Contents.......................................................12
2-2 Choose Media Source and Set Playlist .......................................14
2-2-1 Play Files in Media Folder...................................................14
2-2-2 Play Files in USB Storage Device ......................................17
2-2-3 Central Scheduling (by CMS Server) ................................18
2-2-4 RTB Streaming....................................................................19
2-2-5 HTTP/MMS Streaming.......................................................20
2-2-6 Video Input (SMP-PRO3 only)............................................20
2-2-7 Image Slide Show.................................................................20
2-3 Image Slide Show Settings..........................................................21
2-4 Ticker...........................................................................................23
2-4-1 Define Font Format.............................................................24
2-4-2 Set Background Color .........................................................26
2-4-3 Enable Marquee...................................................................27
2-5 Multimedia Source Schedule.......................................................28
2-5-1 Add Schedule........................................................................29
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SMP-PRO series supports the playback of a variety of multimedia
files. Users can upload all contents to SMP, and edit playlist. Then,
SMP will play files based on your pre-scheduled playlist. Users can
also choose to manage playlist and the content update from CMS
server.
2-1 Upload Multimedia
Contents
When you choose to play files from the Media Folder, you can
choose one of the following methods to upload files into SMP
player.
Method 1:
1. Insert the product CD into your CD-ROM, and run [Cayin Device
Seeker] (\Tool\Device Seeker\cysrch.exe). You can also copy this file
to your PC for future management.
2. Click [Seek] and the seeker will search all available SMP clients or
CMS servers in the same LAN. When the devices are found, select
the one you want to connect, and click [Open Folder].
3. Your PC will open File Explorer and you can see files or folders in
your selected player.
4. Copy multimedia files from your PC to the SMP player via Network
Neighborhood. Then you can start to play those files in the SMP.
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Your PC and the SMP
player have to be in the
Within the same subnet, user of a Windows PC has two methods to
connect to SMP player or CMS server:
same LAN, so that you can
use Cayin Device Seeker to
open the Media Folder of
that SMP player.
1. Open [File Explorer], and enter the \\hostname or “\\IP address”. For
example, if your hostname is SMP-PRO2, please enter \\SMP-PRO2
or \\172.16.1.2. Copy multimedia files from your PC to the SMP
player via Network Neighborhood and then you can start to play
those files in the SMP player.
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Method 2:
2. O p e n " N e t w o r k N e i g h b o r h o o d " o f y o u r P C . A l l P C s i n
"Workgroup" will be listed. You can see all SMP clients or CMS
servers from your Windows Explorer, like the figure below:
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2-2 Choose Media Source and
Set Playlist
2-2-1 Play Files in Media Folder
After uploading all files to the Media Folder, you can follow the
following steps to edit playlist.
1. Login SMP player and enter Web Manager
2. Click [PLAYBACK] and select [MULTIMEDIA] page
3. Click “Multimedia files in” and select “Media Folder”. Then, you can
start to edit the playlist of files in the Media Folder.
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4. Click [Edit Playlist], and you will see a pop-up window. All video
files in the Media Folder will be listed in the left column. If the left
column is empty, that means there is no file in the Media Folder.
Please add video files to Media Folder first.
5. Select the files you want to play. You can select multiple files at one
time by holding the Shift or Ctrl key, or just select files one by one.
In the left column, the item with “*” sign represents a folder’s name.
If you choose this item, it means you will select all files in this folder.
Press Shift
to select
m u t i p l e
items
p r e s s
"Select=>"
Press Ctrl to
select sigle
item
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6. Click [ Select=> ], and all selected files in the left column will be
duplicated to the right column. SMP will only play those files in the
right column.
7. If you want to play all files in the media folder, you can simply click
the [Select all=>] button. Then, all files in the left column will be
duplicated to the right column.
8. Now, you can arrange the order of those selected files. In the right
column, each file will be added a serial number. SMP will play media
files in the sequence, 1, 2, 3 … N. Please refer to the following table
for more functions. You can change the sequence of the playlist by
using [Move up] and [Move down], or delete items in the playlist by
using [Remove] and [Remove all].
Move up
Select one item in the right column. Click [Move up], and this item will
be moved forward in the playlist.
Move down
Select one item in the right column. Click [Move down], and this item
will be move backward in the playlist.
If you want to remove files from the “Selected Files” in the right
Remove
column, please select files and click [Remove]. Then, those files will
be removed from the right column, but will not be deleted from the
Media Folder.
Remove all
Click [Remove all], and all items will be removed from the right
column, but all files will still be kept in the Media Folder.
Random
If you select “Random”, all files in the right column will be played
randomly, without following the sequence.
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If you create sub-folders under the folder “media”, all media files
in these sub-folders will also be added together to the play list
according to the following sorting rules: (the former rules have
higher priority than the later ones)
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The playlist is the order how all multimedia files in the folder
“media” are played. If you do not edit your own playlist, SMP will
play all files in the Media Folder in the alphabetical order.
1. Multimedia files in the folder “media” will be played prior to any
files located in sub-folders.
2. Multimedia files in the folder “media” will be sorted and played
following alphabetical order.
3. Sub-folders will be sorted by alphabetical order.
4. Multimedia files in the sub-folders will be sorted and played
following alphabetical order.
For example:
2-2-2 Play Files in USB Storage
Device
SMP-PRO series only
supports USB Storage
Device with FAT32 file
system type.
Click “Multimedia files in” and select “USB storage device”; then
you can play files stored in a USB storage device. However, you will
not be able to edit your playlist here. SMP will play all files in the
device alphabetically.
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2-2-3
Centra l Sc heduling onl y
works with CMS’s Central
The playlist of media files can be centrally scheduled and controlled
by CMS server when you purchase one. Please follow the following
steps:
Scheduling function.
1. Login SMP player and enter Web Manager
You can configure the
2. Click [PLAYBACK] and select [MULTIMEDIA] page
scheduling function on
CMS’s Web Manager.
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Central Scheduling (by CMS
Server)
3. Click “Central Scheduling (by CMS Server)”. Then, the playlist of
media files will be centrally managed by CMS server. You can play
selected media files once or weekly at certain time or periods. Please
refer to the section “CENTRAL SCHEDULING” in CMS server for further
settings.
RTB and RTP are different
protocols.
.RTB Client only works
with CMS’s RTB Server
function.
.Y o u c a n u s e R T P
SMP, incorporating with a CMS server, can play streaming video.
To play streaming video as RTB (Real-Time Broadcast) client, select
the channel corresponding to the client’s server, i.e. CMS server. To
play Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP) streaming, enter the port
number of the relevant RTP server. Select the broadcast mode for the
source. You can select to play files in Media Folder when there is no
video packet delivered from the streaming.
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2-2-4 RTB Streaming
compliant software
sending RTP streaming
to SMP, e.g. VideoLAN
client/server (http://
www.videolan.org).
.W h i l e d i s c o n n e c t e d ,
play: To ensure non-stop
video, you can configure
this function. The player
will switch to play files in
Media Folder, when there
is no valid packet received
f rom ne t w or k. A f ter t he
streaming packet resumes,
the player will switch back
to streaming mode (RTB
or RTP).
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2-2-5 HTTP/MMS Streaming
To play video file via HTTP or MMS streaming, e.g. video file on a
web server or MMS server, enter the URL of the file in this option.
2-2-6 Video Input (SMP-PRO3 only)
We suggest the image
To play AV-IN signal on the multimedia area, please select this item,
and refer to section 5.4 for detailed video input configurations.
files of slide show do
not exceed dimension
1024x768. You can have
the best presentation
when the image size is
the same as the one of the
display area.
To apply the settings
changed in Playback
section, click [Save]
on the bottom and click
[Apply] on the left.
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2-2-7 Image Slide Show
To play photo slide show (JPEG/GIF pictures only) from Media
Folder, or USB device, please select this option. You can enter the
duration in seconds for playing each picture. You can select to play
files in forward or reverse order, or randomly. When there are subfolders in Media Folder, you can select to play those files in subfolders by enabling the option Play image files in subfolder. To play
pictures in screen size, check the box Scale to Screen Size.
Please remember to go to
SMP-PRO series supports two image slide show areas. You can
configure it separately to display different image files on the screen.
the “SKIN MANAGER”
page and select a skin with
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2-3 Image Slide Show Settings
at least one pre-edited
image slide show area.
Image Slide
Show 1
Video
Image Slide
Show 2
Please remember to create subfolders for your image files and also
upload files into corresponsive subfolders before use this function.
After that, you can assign a created subfolder for one area via Web
Manager and play all image files in that selected subfolder.
1. Login SMP and enter Web Manager
2. Click [PLAYBACK] and select [IMAGE SLIDE SHOW] page
3. Start with “Image Slide Show Area 1” to assign the content source and
configure related settings.
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Please refer the following table for detail descriptions:
Play all image files in Media Folder
Play all files in the media folder, including the toplevel directory and subfolders (depend on your
configuration.)
Play image files in subfolder
Create a subfolder in Media Folder first; then put
image files in the subfolder. You can choose one
of the subfolders here.
Central Scheduling (by CMS
Select this option let you control the slideshow
Server)
playlist from CMS server. See CMS manual for
detail configurations.
4. Set the “Duration” in seconds for playing each picture.
5. Set the “Sequence”. You can select to play files in forward or reverse
order, or randomly.
6. When you create more sub-folders under the selected sub-folder
which you assign as the image source, you can enable “Include
subfolders” to play all files in all sub-folders under the main folder.
7. If you enable the function, “Scale to fit area”, the system will
automatically adjust the size of each image to fit the display area of
image slide show which you define in the skin.
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Please remember to go to
the “SKIN MANAGER”
page and select a skin with
a pre-edited ticker area.
Configure ticker text and option here. Select from multiple sources
for the ticker text, and set up the font and the color of ticker area.
Please follow the following steps:
1. Login SMP player and enter Web Manager
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2-4 Ticker
2. Click [PLAYBACK] and select [TICKER] page
3. You can refer the following table to configure the source and content
of the ticker.
Enter Text here
You can enter a text message, such as “This is a testing
message!”. Save the settings and the text will be displayed
on the screen.
Text file in Media Folder
You can type your message in a text file and save the
file in Media Folder. When you enable this option, enter
the filename, e.g. scroller.txt, and save the settings. The
message in the text file will be displayed.
SMP-PRO series now supports UTF-8 character encoding.
If the content is not written in English, please choose
encoding type “UTF-8” when you save the text file.
Text from remote URL/RSS
To show a text message available on a URL, enter the URL
The format of non-
address in the option, e.g. http://your_ server/message.txt.
English RSS link should
If you use the server side script to generate the dynamic
text, we suggest you only send the text result (mime type
be in the UTF-8 character
txt/plain) back to the SMP player. You can also retrieve
encoding.
live RSS messages. Enter the URL address in the option,
e.g. http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss.
Central Scheduling (by
C o n t r o l t i c k e r t e x t f r o m C M S s e r v e r. F o r d e t a i l
CMS Server)
configuration, please see the user’s manual of CMS server.
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2-4-1 Define Font Format
In this section, you can change the font type, size, and color of the
ticker. You can also change the direction of the text from “left to
right” or “right to left” to suit your own language
We provide two methods for you to change the font color. You can
enter the number of R, G, B.
1. Enter Web Manager. Click [PLAYBACK] and select [TICKER] page
2. Enter the R, G, B code directly, and click >> to see the accurate color.
3. Click [SAVE] and [APPLY].
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Internet Explore 5.5 or
above can you see the
function, Choose Color.
If you use other browser,
1. Enter Web Manager. Click [PLAYBACK] and select [TICKER] page
2. Click [Choose Color] and the “Edit Colors dialog-box” will pop up.
Pick a color and click [OK].
3. Click [SAVE] and [APPLY] to apply the ticker color.
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You can also choose a color by color picker.
Only when you use
you can choose color in
the following way.
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2-4-2 Set Background Color
Only when you use
Internet Explore 5.5 or
above can you see the
function, Choose Color. If
you use other browser, you
can choose color in the
following way.
You can enable single color background and choose a suitable color
for the background of your ticker.
We provide two methods for you to change the background color.
You can enter the number of R, G, B.
1. Enter Web Manager. Click [PLAYBACK] and select [TICKER] page
2. Click “Set background color” and enter the R, G, B code directly.
Then, click [>>] to see the accurate color.
3. Click [SAVE] and [APPLY].
Or, you can also choose a color by color picker.
1. Enter Web Manager. Click [PLAYBACK] and select [TICKER] page.
2. Select “Set background color”, click [Choose Color], and the “Edit
Colors dialog-box” will pop up. Pick a color and click [OK].
3. Click [SAVE] and [APPLY] to apply the background color of the ticker.
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The moving speed of the
ticker will be different
based on different screen
resolutions. Please pick a
suitable one according to
your own facility.
You can change the speed of the scrolling text here. Please follow
the following steps:
1. Enter Web Manager. Click [PLAYBACK] and select [TICKER] page.
2. Click “Enable Marquee”. Set a suitable speed. “1” represents the
slowest, and “6” represents the fastest.
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2-4-3 Enable Marquee
3. Click [SAVE] and [APPLY] to complete the configuration.
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2-5 Multimedia Source
Schedule
You can click [Edit]
of the default item to
modify the settings in the
MULTIMEDIA page.
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In this section, you can schedule playlists of files from the Media
Folder. You can also change to play different media sources at
specified time. All the settings here are only for the multimedia area.
For the time not in any other scheduling task, SMP will play the
default schedule. This default schedule is the same as the one you
set in “2.2 Multimedia” section.
You can add up to 99
scheduling tasks.
When you click [ Add Schedule ], the saved playback option will be
applied only to the specified period of time (e.g. 6 am to 10 am).
SMP will play files according to the settings in the default schedule
during the rest of the time.
For example, you can follow the following steps to add a new
schedule: play selected files in Media Folder from 9:00 to 9:30.
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2-5-1 Add Schedule
1. Enter Web Manager. Click [PLAYBACK] and select [SOURCE SCHEDULE]
page.
2. Click [Add Schedule] and you can start to add a new schedule.
Set "9" am
Set "9:30" am
3. Enter the “Name” of the schedule. Here, we enter “Announcement”.
Then, set the “Begin Time” as 9 am, and the “End Time” is 9:30 am.
4.Select multimedia files in “Media Folder”. All video files in the
Media Folder will be listed in the left column. If the left column is
empty, that means there is no file in the Media Folder. Please add
video files to Media Folder first.
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5. Select those files you want to play. You can select multiple files at one
time by holding the Shift or Ctrl key, or just select files one by one.
In the left column, the item with “*” sign represents a folder’s name.
If you choose this item, it means you will select all files in this folder.
6. Click [ Select=> ], and all selected files in the left column will be
duplicated to the right column. SMP will only play those files in the
right column.
7. If you want to play all files in the media folder, you can simply click
the [Select all=>] button. Then, all files in the left column will be
duplicated to the right column.
8. Now, you can arrange the order of those selected files. In the right
column, each file will be added a serial number. SMP will play media
files in the sequence, 1, 2, 3 … N.
9. Please refer to the following table for more functions to adjust the
sequence.
Move up
Select one item in the right column. Click [Move up], and this item
will be moved forward in the playlist.
Move down
Select one item in the right column. Click [Move down], and this
item will be move backward in the playlist.
Remove
If you want to remove files from the “Selected Files” in the right
column, please select files and click [Remove]. Then, those files
will be removed from the right column, but will not be deleted from
the Media Folder.
Remove all
Click [Remove all], and all items will be removed from the right
column, but all files will still be kept in the Media Folder.
Random
If you select “Random”, all files in the right column will be played
randomly, without following the sequence.
10.After completing configuration, click [SAVE].
11. You can see a new schedule on the list now. You can click this item
and press [SAVE] and [APPLY].
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3.
Skin Management
3-1 Produce Skin . .............................................................................32
3-1-1 Install Skin Editor.................................................................32
3-1-2 Create a new skin file (.csk).................................................33
3-1-3 Re-adjust a skin file (.csk)....................................................37
3-1-4 Upload Clock (.clk)..............................................................38
3-2 Upload the Cayin Skin File into SMP........................................39
3-3 Apply Skin..................................................................................40
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In this section, you can manage your own skin displayed as a
background, on which video, image, and ticker are playing.
3-1 Produce Skin
3-1-1 Install Skin Editor
You can find the editing tool, Cayin Skin Editor, in the product
CD (in f older \Tool\Skin Editor). Click setup.exe to start the
installation. Please follow the instructions prompted on the screen to
finish the installation.
After installing the Skin Editor, you can find the “cyskin.exe”
program shortcut on Destktop or Program menu.
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By using the Cayin Skin Editor program (cyskin.exe), you can make
your own skin for SMP-PRO series. Please follow the steps below,
and build your own skin.
1. Execute the program cyskin.exe in Start menu or on your desktop.
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3-1-2 Create a new skin file (.csk)
2. Please prepare at least one JPEG image file.
The skin only applies to
those resolutions which
you pre-edit by Cayin Skin
3. Please choose a product model. If you click on [ALL], you can create
a skin file for all resolutions supported on SMP-PRO series. If you
click on [PRO2] or [PRO3] respectively, you can create skins for those
resolutions which are only supported by the specific model.
Editor. So, we suggest
you upload all possible
r e so l u t i o n s, i n c a se y o u
need to use the skin in
different situations.
4. After selecting the product model, you can start to choose a
background image for each resoltuion. For example, when you click
[Browse…] for resolution 1024x768, choose bank_1024x768.jpg, and
click [Open]. Then, you will see the path of this image file on the text
box for resolution 1024x768.
5. You can choose to follow the same steps to add images for other
resolutions, or only add one image. At least one resolution should
be completed. After you select all your image files, click [Next], and
move on to the next step.
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You can only set up those
resolutions for which you
upload sk in bac k ground
images in Step 4. For
6. Please enter the skin name and the description of the skin and choose
a suitable combination of multimedia contents for this skin design.
You can define four areas at maximum: one “Multimedia”, two
“Image Slide Show”, one “Ticker”, and one “Clock”. The “Clock”
area only applies to SMP-PRO3/SMP-PRO3N.
example, if you only
upload the image for
resolution 1024x768 in
Step 3, you can only click
the [Setup] button of the
corresponding resolution.
For example, if you only need to display video and ticker, you can
select “1” in both multimedia and ticker areas. If you select “0” in
all areas, the system will display only the skin background.
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zoom ratio, the quality of
background image seems
not good. The image
preview window is for
reference only. It will not
Click [Multimedia (Orange)] at the left side, and drag the area that
you want put on the skin. You can drag the handles to make minor
adjustment and use Zoom button to make fine tune. You can also
define or adjust each area by entering the exact coordinates of it.
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You may discover in some
7. After clicking [Setup], you can enter the Setup dialog box and easily
use the drag-and-drop tool to define the display size and location for
each area.
affect the final quality of
published skin file.
Please note that the
perf ormance of the skin
tool is not so good in
computers using SIS
chipset, when you drag
and drop in preview
windows. We suggest
you avoid using this tool
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in computers with SIS
graphic chip.
8. Define all areas one by one and click [OK] to leave this dialog box.
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Only SMP-PRO3/SMPPRO3N supports the clock
9. (Optional) If you want to configure the clock area, click [Option] to
choose a suitable clock type and size. You can only adjust the size
of the clock area by selecting a pre-defined size, and place it in any
position you want.
function.
If you apply a skin with
the clock area to SMPPRO2, the clock area
will just be empty, and
other areas will still be
displayed normally.
10.Finally, when you set up the layout, click [Publish…] to save the Cayin
Skin File (.csk). You can upload the .csk file into SMP-PRO series
players or CMS by Web Manager.
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You can reload a skin file and retrieve all the settings of that skin
and make adjustments.
1. Open the Cayin Skin Tool
2. Click [Load], and open a skin file (.csk).
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3-1-3 Re-adjust a skin file (.csk)
3. You can click [ Browse…] to change image files, or click [ Next] to
change configures of the skin. Please refer to the above sections for
details.
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3-1-4 Upload Clock (.clk)
You can periodically download new Clock templates (.clk extension)
from Cayin’s partner website and upload them to SMP player.
1. Download a ".clk" file from Cayin's partner website to your PC.
2. Open the Cayin Skin Tool
3. Click [Upload Clock], and open a clock file (.clk).
4. After uploading a clock successfully, you can choose to use it on the
clock option page.
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Upload the Cayin Skin
File into SMP
After preparing a skin, you have to upload the file into SMP-PRO2
or CMS server.
1. Enter Web Manager. Click [PLAYBACK] and switch to [SKIN MANAGER]
page.
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3-2
2. In the “Upload Skin” area, click [Browse], find your file, and upload
it.
SMP-PRO2: You can only keep up to 9 skin files in one player,
including the default one.
SMP-PRO3: You can only keep up to 30 skin files in one player,
including 15 default ones.
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3-3 Apply Skin
After the skin is uploaded into system, use select skin to choose
your favorite skin background. You can manage and apply skins in
the “SKIN MANAGER”.
1. Login Web Manager.
2. Click [PLAYBACK] and switch to [SKIN MANAGER] page. Please refer to
the following table for more functions.
No Skin
Choose this option if you want to play Multimedia
Content in full screen mode.
Central Scheduling
Control and schedule the skin from CMS server. For
(skin centrally
detail configurations, please check the user’s manual of
scheduled by CMS)
CMS server.
Use skin which stores in the system disk of this SMP
player. We provide a default skin and three demo skins
Use local skin
for your choices. Select a skin and you will see related
descriptions of it. You can also click [Preview] to see the
layout of the skin.
3. Click [SAVE] and [APPLY] after selecting a skin.
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4.
Content Update
and Media Folder
Management
4-1 Update Media Folder...................................................................42
4-2 Manage Media Folder..................................................................46
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If you have files copied in
the player and then enable
content update f rom the
C MS se r v e r f o l d e r , y o u r
files will be wiped out
on the player side as the
c on ten t of t he f o lder on
the server will synchronize
with the Hard drive of the
player. Therefore, if you
want to edit SMP client’
s media folder manually,
please DO NOT enable
“Media Folder content
synchronization”.
To prevent some media
files from deleting by
CMS server while you
update content of SMP
automatically from CMS,
you can create a folder
named “protected” and
keep your files in that
folder.
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In this section, you can enable automatic content update function of
Media Folder with CMS server. You can also configure the settings
of access authorization of Media Folder.
4-1 Update Media Folder
In addition to Network Neighborhood, you can update the content of
Media Folder automatically with CMS server or a web server.
Please specify the duplicate frequency and source of media files
by completing the following settings of CMS server or entering the
URL of a web server.
1. Login Web Manager; then click [MEDIA FOLDER].
2. Enable the “Media Folder content synchronization” function and
SMP player will periodically download new or updated files from
CMS’s Content Update Server. It also removes those files that no
longer exist in CMS server.
The advantage of this function is to make sure that SMP will not
play incomplete contents. SMP will not play contents until all files
are completely downloaded. We suggest you enable this option.
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3.Enable “Use hidden disk buffer”, if you would like to download files
to a hidden disk space first. After downloading process completes,
the system will copy all files to Media Folder at one time.
4.If you want the SMP player can check with sever for updated
contents periodically, please set the frequency here.
The maximun time
interval is 10080
minutes.
For the Hostname of the
CMS server, you must
enter FQDN (full qualified
Check for new content every […] minutes
d oma in na me ) he r e (e g.
www.cayintech.com).
Set the time interval of checking with server.
Set the exact time when you wish to check
Check for new content at HH […] MM […]
with server. You can set up to 3 different time
arrangements.
Central Scheduling of all
contents (Multimedia,
Image Slide Show,
Ticker, and Skin) for a
5. When you purchase a CMS server, you can create an account in the
CMS server and authorize the account to manage the group which
this SMP player belongs to. If you choose to update content by CMS,
please enter the "Group" name, "Username", and "Password" of
the account, and the "Hostname or IP address" of the CMS server.
SMP player applies only
one server configuration
assigned here. Please
remember to complete
the server settings here
before you start to use
the function (Central
Scheduling).
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Group
Assign the group name which this SMP playter belong to.
Username
The username is the account you create in CMS server,
and this account should be authorized to mange this group.
Password
User's password
Hostname or IP address
FQDN Hostname (eg. cms.cayintech.com) or IP address of
CMS server.
6. After completing all settings , please click [Test] to check the validity
of the account the IP address. Please note that the [Test] button can
only be used to test the validity of the "Username", "Password" and
"IP address". You can not check the existence of the "Group".
7. You can also synchronize contents from your own web server, if you
don't have a CMS server. Please enable "Web server" and enter the
playlist's URL here.
SMP player will send the HTTP request to the URL (e.g.
http://210.179.61.252/myvedio/playlist.txt) and get the playlist (e.g.
playlist.txt) from the server. Each line (e.g. http://210.179.61.252/
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You may type a text file like below and enter the URL of this text file
in this field:
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myvedio/video1.mpeg) in the playlist file will be treated as one
individual URL. SMP playter will download new or updated URL(s)
in the playlist, and remove the local files which do not exist in the
playlist.
By changing the text file, you can update the SMP playert's playlist
in media folder.
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4-2 Manage Media Folder
In this section, you can set share mode of Media Folder (on network
neighborhood) for users.
Do not share
The folder will not be shared.
Media folder
Share mode
Select “Share mode” if you allow open access of all users. In this
mode, users can access the folder without username and password.
In“User mode”, users need to enter username and password to
access the folder. If you only want to allow access from a particular
User mode
user, enable this unction and change its username and password.
Default Username: smbuser
Default Password: smbuser
The access is
To allow access from particular IP address or subnet, enter the IP
only allowed from
address or partial IP address, e.g. type "172.16.0.1" to allow access
IP Address
only from this IP address, or type "172.16.0." to allow access from all
computers in this subnet.
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5.
System Status and
Settings
5-1 System Status...............................................................................48
5-1-1 Basic Information.................................................................48
5-1-2 Advanced Information..........................................................49
5-1-3 Firmware Information ........................................................50
5-2 System Management and Firmware Update . ............................51
5-2-1 Set System Time...................................................................51
5-2-2 NTP Service........................................................................52
5-2-3 Change Web Administrator’s Password...............................53
5-2-4 Choose Web Manager Language..........................................53
5-2-5 Set System Reboot...............................................................54
5-2-6 Firmware Update.................................................................54
5-3 Display Settings...........................................................................55
5-3-1 Configure Display Properties...............................................55
5-3-2 Turn On / Off Display..........................................................56
5-4 Video Input Settings (SMP-PRO3 only).....................................58
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In this chapter you can access the comprehensive system information
about SMP-PRO series. You can also configure system settings here.
5-1 System Status
Login Web Manager; then you will see the [ SYSTEM STATUS ] page.
5-1-1 Basic Information
You can check the Hostname, Product Model, Firmware Version, and
Date/Time of SMP in this section. You can specify the hostname in
“6-1 Ethernet” section, and change the date/time/time-zone in “5-2-1
Set System Time” section.
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In this section, you can check all detailed information about this
SMP player in the following table.
CPU Utilization
Usage of CPU
Memory Usage
Usage of system DRAM
System Disk Usage
Disk usage of system firmware disk. If the usage exceeds 95%,
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5-1-2 Advanced Information
we strongly suggest that you do not upload more patches for
preventing from disk overloaded.
Media Folder Usage
Disk usage of Media Folder. If you run out of disk space, you
will not be able to add more media files in Media Folder.
Resource Disk
SMP-PRO3/PRO3N only. Currently it’s the reserved space for
Usage
system contents (eg. Skin files).
Network information
You can check IP address and other related network information
here. For a wireless connection, you can also check the access
point (SSID) and security settings.
Display Information
You can check both the real and selected resolutions and
refresh rates of the connected display.
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5-1-3 Firmware Information
You can check all updated patches information here.
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In this section, you can configure basic system settings and maintain
t h e s y s t e m w i t h f i r m w a r e u pd a t e, s ys t e m r es t a r t, a n d s y s t e m
shutdown.
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5-2 System Management and
Firmware Update
5-2-1 Set System Time
You can set the system date and time manually for the SMP.
1. Login SMP Web Manager. Click [SYSTEM] and switch to “SYSTEM”
page.
2. Enable “Set system time” and enter the year, month, date (YYYY/
MM/DD), hour, minute, and second (HH/MM/SS). Then, click
[SAVE]and [APPLY].
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5-2-2 NTP Service
You can choose NTP function to synchronize the clocks of media
players to NTP server automatically (e.g. time.nist.gov).
SMP will update the system time from NTP server every 7 days or
when the system restarts.
1. Login SMP Web Manager. Click [SYSTEM] and switch to “SYSTEM”
page.
2. Click “Enable NTP service”, and enter the address of the NTP server.
3. Click [Update now] to update the time immediately. You can also
click [Test] to verify the availability of the NTP server.
4. Click [SAVE] and [APPLY].
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To change administrator’s password of SMP, check the box and enter
the password.
You can change to a suitable port number to f it your network
environment. The default port number of Web Manager is 80. We
suggest that you use the port number larger than 1024, so that the
new port number will not be in conflict with other services.
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5-2-3 Change Web Administrator’s
Password
5-2-4 Choose Web Manager Language
SMP player supports six build-in languages, which are English,
French, German, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, and Simplif ied
C h i n e s e. Se l e c t h e r e f o r c h a n g i n g t h e w h o l e We b M a n a g e r ’s
language setting.
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5-2-5 Set System Reboot
You can assign up to three particular time within a day to reset SMP
player automatically.
Enable “Set system reboot at” function, and choose a specific time.
Then, click [ SAVE ] and [ APPLY ].
5-2-6 Firmware Update
To update the firmware version of the SMP, please go to “System”
section, “Maintenance” page. Click [ Browse ] and select a file; then
click [ Upload ].
Yo u c a n r e s t a r t o r s h u t d o w n t h e s y s t e m b y c l i c k i n g t h e
corresponding button at the end of the page.
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In this section, you can configure those settings related to the
display. Please follow the following steps:
5-3-1 Configure Display Properties
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5-3 Display Settings
1. Login SMP Web Manager
2. Click [SYSTEM] and switch to “DISPLAY” page.
3. Please refer to the following table and select a suitable setting for
you. After completing settings, click [SAVE] and [APPLY] so that those
settings will come into effect.
SMP-PRO2
Screen Resolution
Include 640×480, 800×600, 1024×768, 1280×1024, 1280×768
and 856×480 screen resolutions
Refresh Rate
Support 5 modes: auto, 60, 70, 72, and 75
TV-Out Type
Support NTSC and PAL
TV-Vscan
Support 3 modes: Under, Over, and Fit
TV-out only applies to
640x480 and 800x600
resolutions
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SMP-PRO3/SMP-PRO3N
Screen Resolution
640x480, 800x600, 1024x768, 1152x864, 1280x1024,
1280x720(720p), 1280x768, 1600x900, 1360x768, 1366x768
Display output to VGA D-SUB or Composite/S-Video
Refresh Rate
Composite and S-Video only support NTSC/PAL in 800x600
screen resolution. (NTSC/PALmust be configured through the
jumper)
5-3-2 Turn On / Off Display
The display command
f ea t u r e on l y w or k s w i t h
display plugged to SMP
via VGA and with displays
supporting the feature to
switch to stand by mode.
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You can also use "Display Command" to turn on or turn off the
screen remotely (by cutting down the VGA signal). You can also
schedule the time period during which you hope to turn off the
screen to save energy. Please follow the following steps:
If you choose the display
output f rom Composite/
S-Video on SMP-PRO3/
2. Click [SYSTEM] and switch to “DISPLAY” page.
3. Please refer to the following table for more functions.
PRO3N, you will not be
able to turn on/off the
Display comand
display remotely.
Press [Off] to turn off the display; press [On] to turn
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1. Login SMP Web Manager
on the display
Turn off display daily from
Set a time period during which you hope to turn off the
screen everyday
Turn off display all day
Set a specific day in weekly basis to turn off the
long on the following
screen. The screen will be turned off on the day you
day(s):
pick here.
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5-4 Video Input Settings (SMPPRO3 only)
1. Login SMP Web Manager
2. Click [SYSTEM] and switch to “VIDEO INPUT” page.
3. Please refer to the following table for all functions.
TV Standard
Set video input type. The input type can be NTSC, PAL and
SECAM.
Brightness
To adjust the brightness from 0 to 100 by every 5 degrees.
Contrast
To adjust the contrast from 0 to 100 by every 5 degrees.
Over scan
To adjust the over scan from 0 to 100 by every 5 degrees.
This option is for you to zoom in and out of video input signals.
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6.
Network Settings
6-1 Ethernet........................................................................................60
6-2 Wireless Network........................................................................61
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Check network by pinging
gateway:
This function helps users
to adjust IP configurations
automatically whenever
the DHCP network
changes. Enable this
function and SMP player
will send out a ping
packet every 3 minutes
to check the gateway.
If the gateway doesn’t
response, SMP player will
try to repair the network
connection automatically.
Group name is important
if you use CMS with SMPs.
Every player with the same
group name will form one
group. You can create as
many groups as you wish.
Please note that the group
name is case sensitive.
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In this section, you can assign a group name and hostname for the
SMP and define the network connection mode. SMP players with the
same Group name will be managed altogether for content update and
central scheduling.
6-1 Ethernet
You can assign a group name and a hostname to the SMP player and
configure the Ethernet network.
1. Login SMP Web Manager. Click [NETWORK SETTINGS] and switch to
“ETHERNET” page.
2. Enter a “Group” name and a “Hostname” of the SMP player.
3. Select “DHCP Client” if the network supports DHCP protocol for
obtaining the IP address automatically. To use static IP address,
enter the relevant information in “Static IP Address” settings.
4. After completing settings, click [SAVE ] and [ APPLY ] so that those
settings will come into effect.
will be 5 or 13 characters,
10 or 26 hexdecimal. If
you use TKIP or AES,
the key will be 8~63
characters.
6-2 Wireless Network
If you attached a compatible USB Wi-Fi adaptor to a SMP player,
you will see the page “Wireless Settings” and can configure all
wireless network settings here.
1. Click “Search available wireless network” and choose a suitable
wireless AP (Access Point). Please be aware that a low-signal AP may
lead to an unstable connection and data loss.
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If you use WEP, the key
We suggest you use static
IP address for more stable
Wireless connection.
If you connect wired and
wireless network to the
player at the same time,
the system will choose
the wired one as the
first priority, and will
switch to the wireless one
automatically when you
unplug the wired Ethernet
connection.
2. Choose an appropriate authentication and encryption method.
Normally, these settings can be detected automatically. Please enter
the key if necessary.
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3. Please specify the DHCP or static IP address for the wireless
connection of the SMP player.
Please contact Cayin to purchase compatible USB Wi-Fi adaptors.
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7.
Log Management
7-1 Enable Syslog.............................................................................64
7-2 View Logs...................................................................................65
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In this section, you can make related settings of log files. Log
function helps you to create or read log records. Syslog function
allows separate log software to retrieve and further analyze.
7-1 Enable Syslog
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You can enable syslog and send all log files to your designated
server, so that you can monitor all activities of this player centrally.
Cayin’s log management
1. Login SMP Web Manager, and go to the [LOG] page.
tool, Super Reporter, to
2. Click “Enable Syslog” and enter the IP address of your designated
server.
collect and management
all log records of players
or servers.
3. You can select log categories to define those log records you would
like to keep in the player or server.
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System
system status change or system error
Network
network status or configuration change
Media Player
status of media player
Playback
file name, duration, and status of playback
Miscellaneous
other log files
You can check the log records in the SMP player.
1. Login SMP Web Manager, and go to the [LOG] page.
2. Click [View Logs]; then the log dialog-box will pop up. You can check
all log files in your selected categories.
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7-3 Export Log File
The export procedures
will vary from browser
to browser. Please follow
the instructions of your
browser.
If you configure the
“Pop-up Blocker” in
your browser, the Export
function will not be able to
function properly. Please
turn off your Pop-up Block
or add SMP web manager
in the “Allow Web sites
list”.
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You can export the log records; then, edit or analyze with your
favorite text editor software, such as Notepad, Excel, etc.
1. Login SMP Web Manager, and go to the [LOG] page.
2. Click [ Export ]; then, you can export and save the log files as
“abc.log”.
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SMP Console
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By pressing CTRL-ALT-Backspace, you can exit GUI mode into text
console to make some low-level management. After you configure
here, those changes take effect after the system restarts.
Viewing System Information
View firmware, CPU, memory, and disk information.
Network Management
Configure Ethernet network.
System Update
Upload system update file or patch (.fsu or .psu) file from a USB
storage device. Contact your vendor for these files, store them in a
USB flash disk (FAT32) and insert the USB device into SMP player's
USB socket. You can upload files here or from the Web Manager.
Manage Storage (Expert Only)
Manage (formatting) storage, Hard-Disk or USB storage device.
Please consult your system administrator for using these functions.
Format Internal Hard-disk
This function is especially for those system maintainers who need to
format the internal slim hard-disk. Please note that this function will
format your hard-disk and you will lose all data in the disk. Follow the
questions in the procedure.
USB storage device
Partitioning and formatting USB storage devices (e.g. flash disk). This
function is applied when the format of some USB storage devices is not
compatible with SMP.
Reset Password
Reset the Web Administration’s password to admin.
Restart
Restart the system.
Shutdown
Shutdown (turn-off) the system.
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9.
System Recovery
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You can try to recover
the system firmware
first, and type “N” for the
configuration recovery.
If it works for you, all
configurations will be kept
af ter system is restored.
If it doesn’t work, you
can enter system recovery
f unction again, and type
“ Y ” in t he c on f ig ura t ion
option.
If you encounter any unrecoverable problem (e.g. unable to boot
up) while using SMP client, you can choose this function, System
Recovery, to restore your system firmware to factory default. Follow
the steps below to recover the system:
1.Start or Restart the SMP system with keyboard connected to the
box.
2. Keep press the TAB key while power on until the boot loader menu
appear (cayinos & recovery).
3. Enter “recovery”, and press “enter”. If you want to recover the
system without answering questions, you can enter “recovery
automatic”. The program will skip step 5 & 6.
4. While the recovery system boots up, follow the instructions.
5. When the instruction “The system will recover to factory default.” is
shown, please type “Y”. Then the system firmware will be restored
to the original one, i.e. you have to upload all patches again after the
system recovery.
6. When the instruction “The configuration will recover to factory
default.” is shown, you can choose to type “Y” and SMP will restore
the configuration to the original one. You will lose all configurations
which you made on this box, and you will be prompt to enter a new
key for this box when you restart the system again. The key label is
stuck behind the SMP device.
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Don’t run the program
“log_rcv.exe” directly in
the CD.
Use “log_rcv” to collect
syslog from clients
“log_rcv.exe” is a simple tool helping you to collect syslogs from
SMP clients. You can find this program in product CD (\Tool\log
receiver).
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Appendix:
1. Copy this file to your hard-drive, and double click it.
If you install Super
Reporter, the system
2. Please set the SMP client’s “syslog server IP address” as your PC’s
IP address (Chapter 7-1 Enable Syslog).
will install log-rcv.exe
automatically.
3. Log_rcv.exe will start to receive the log messages from SMP clients
and display the results on your PC’s screen.
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4. After log records are collected, Log_rcv.exe will generate 3 folders
automatically, which are “log”, “billing”, and “content_update”.
Each day, all collected log files from every client in that day will be
saved in a subfolder which is named for the date.
log
All the log records are stored in daily basis and each host has
its own files.
billing
All playback log records are stored here for billing information.
Each host has its own billing log file.
SUMMARY.TXT
[COUNT] section: Let you know for how many times those files
have are played.
[SUMMARY] section: Let you know how long (seconds) each
file has been played.
content_update
Store all logs recording the name and the size of all files
updated from a CMS server. The unit of the file size is “bytes”.
Each host has its own log file.
SUMMARY.TXT
[SUMMARY] section indicates the size of all files which are
downloaded from a CMS server.
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