Using the TX-CT5

instruction manual
TX-CT5
Classroom Transmitter
Tran s m it t er s
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Product Information .................................................................................................1
Setting the IR Frequency................................................................................................... 1
Using the TX-CT5 ......................................................................................................3
Television Control.............................................................................................................. 3
Modes................................................................................................................................ 3
Local Mode............................................................................................................................... 3
Media Mode ............................................................................................................................. 3
Office, Security, or Media Center Control.......................................................................... 4
Calls ......................................................................................................................................... 4
System Media Control ....................................................................................................... 4
Motion ...................................................................................................................................... 4
Laser Disc ................................................................................................................................ 4
VCR.......................................................................................................................................... 5
CD-I Player............................................................................................................................... 5
Computer........................................................................................................................... 5
Slides................................................................................................................................. 5
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Product Information
Product Information
The AMX Synergy Classroom Transmitter (TX-CT5) provides a full range of control options for
the AMX Synergy Resource Management System (RMS). It transmits Infrared (IR) format
commands to classroom Television Managers.
TX-CT5 Specifications
Dimensions (HWD): 5.25" (133 mm) x 6.26" (159 mm) x 0.75" (19.05 mm)
Weight:
8.4 oz (213.3 grams)
Frequency:
38 kHz - 455 kHz
Frequency options:
• High-frequency IR (455 kHz) avoids interference with electronic ballasts
• Optional low frequency (38 kHz) to operate with existing AXB-TM installations
LED indicators:
Six high-output IR LEDs
Power:
Four 1.5 VDC N-size batteries
Enclosure:
High-impact molded enclosure
Buttons:
• ALT and OPTION buttons select special control options
• LOCAL button selects local video source for receivers/monitors
Setting the IR Frequency
1. Remove the battery cover.
2. Set the DIP switch for the correct IR frequency
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Set the switch position down for 455 kHz.
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Set the switch position up for 38 kHz.
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Using the TX-CT5
Using the TX-CT5
Television Control
The TV control buttons operate the classroom television. The following functions are always
available:
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ON/OFF turns on or off the classroom television power.
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VOLUME controls the television volume. Press the up or down arrows to manipulate the
volume.
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MUTE activates or deactivates the volume mute option.
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OPTION accesses optional control functions for local television display. Press OPTION
B, one of the following number buttons, then ENTER:
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1
Line 1 select
2
Line 2 select
3
Closed Caption on/off
The following functions are for televisions with a local VCR connected to the same
AXB-TM:
4
Tracking up
5
Tracking down
6
Reset counter
7
Clear
9
Text display on/off
Modes
The TX-CT5 has two operation modes: Local Mode and Media Mode.
Local Mode
The Local Mode is active whenever one of the following occurs:
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There is no media scheduled to that classroom.
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Press SOURCE
(up) to select the next instructional channel.
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Press SOURCE
(down) to select the previous instructional channel.
Media Mode
The Media Mode is active whenever there is a media source, broadcast channel, or media plan
scheduled to a classroom. You can select up to 10 sources.
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Press SOURCE
(up) to pause current media, select next source assignment, and
play assigned media source.
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Press SOURCE
(down) to pause current media, select previous source assignment,
and play assigned media source.
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Office, Security, or Media Center Control
Calls
There are two different kinds of calls that you can send:
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Office: To send a general emergency call signal to the Paging Console (AXP-PC) or to a
Security Panel (AXU-SPL4) press OFFICE then ENTER. To clear the call before you
receive a response press OFFICE then CLEAR.
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Media: To send a general call to the media center's computer press MEDIA then ENTER.
System Media Control
The TX-CT5 has a standard set of motion control buttons located on the right side.
Motion
To control the motion of the media, use the following seven buttons:
PLAY
STOP
PAUSE
FFWD (Fast forward)
REV (Rewind)
FWD (Step forward)
REV (Step reverse)
Laser Disc
The selected source must accept a Chapter command.
4
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Chapter: To play a specific chapter, press CHAPTER, the chapter number then ENTER.
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Frame: To play a specified frame, press FRAME, the fame number, then ENTER.
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Clear: To cancel commands, press CLEAR, then ENTER.
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Audio: To control audio, press ALT and one of the following number buttons:
1
Left channel (analog)
2
Right channel (analog)
3
Both channels
4
All channels mute (analog)
5
Left channel (digital)
6
Right channel (digital)
7
Both channels (digital)
8
All channels mute (digital)
9
Text display on
0
Side A/B select (if available)
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Using the TX-CT5
VCR
1. To access an optional feature, press ALT,
2. Then, choose one of the following number buttons and press ENTER:
4
Tracking up
5
Tracking down
6
Reset counter
7
Clear
9
Text display on/off
CD-I Player
To control the CD-I mouse, use the buttons labeled in yellow. Then, press one of the eight outer
number buttons (1 – 4 or 6 – 9). Select from four mouse speeds.
5 increases mouse speed while 0 decreases it.
To activate CD-I functions:
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Press the right button (ENTER) or the left
I function button.
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Press the right
button (FRAME) or the left
second CD-I function button.
button (CLEAR) to activate the first CDbutton (CHAPTER) to activate the
Computer
To control the CD-I mouse, use the buttons labeled in yellow. Then, press one of the eight outer
number buttons (1 – 4 or 6 – 9). For information on the Speed and how to activate functions refer to
the CD-I Player subsection.
Slides
To control video slide projectors and still video players, use the following buttons::
PLAY (slides on)
STOP (slides off)
PAUSE (still video standby)
FFWD (zoom in)
REV (zoom out)
FWD (forward)
REV (reverse)
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