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Vista AV
DVI SWITCH
INSTALLATION AND
OPERATIONS
MANUAL
10707 Stancliff Road
Houston, Texas 77099
Phone: (281) 933-7673
WWW.ROSE.COM
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TABLE of CONTENTS
Contents
Page #
System Introduction ....................................................................................... 1
About this manual .......................................................................................... 1
Product Registration ...................................................................................... 1
Disclaimer ...................................................................................................... 1
Features......................................................................................................... 2
Package contents....................................................................................... 2
Rose Electronics web site .......................................................................... 2
Vista AV Models ............................................................................................ 3
Vista AV Installation....................................................................................... 4
System Operation .......................................................................................... 5
Front panel control ..................................................................................... 5
Remote Serial Switching ............................................................................ 6
DDC Information / Learning ....................................................................... 6
Service ........................................................................................................... 7
Technical Support.......................................................................................... 7
Figure
Page #
Figure 1. Models ............................................................................................ 3
Figure 2. Typical Installation .......................................................................... 4
Figure 3. Front Panel ..................................................................................... 5
Appendices
Page #
Appendix A - Specifications ........................................................................... 9
Appendix B – Part numbers......................................................................... 10
INTRODUCTION
System Introduction
Thank you for choosing the Vista AV from Rose Electronics for your DVI
video switching applications. The Vista AV is a very versatile product that
can switch the DVI-D input signals from your PC or Mac computers to a
common DVI monitor. Selection can be made using the front panel push
buttons or by sending commands from a controlling computer to the RS232
port on the unit.
The Vista AV is available in four models, the 1x2, 1x4, 1x8, and 1x16. All
models operate and function in the same manor. When the input DVI-D
video source is selected, it is instantly displayed on the output DVI monitor
at resolutions up to 1920 x 1200.
About this manual
This manual covers the installation, configuration, and the operation of the
Vista DVI switching system. The system consists of the Vista DVI unit, the
connected computers, the output DVI monitor, and a computer to send
switching commands to the unit. The Installation section describes how all
components are interconnected to form a seamless video switching system.
Product Registration
Register your product for future updates at: www.rose.com/htm/onlineregistrationform.htm.
Disclaimer
While every precaution has been taken in the preparation of this manual, the
manufacturer assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions. Neither
does the manufacturer assume any liability for damages resulting from the
use of the information contained herein. The manufacturer reserves the
right to change the specifications, functions, or circuitry of the product
without notice.
The manufacturer cannot accept liability for damages due to misuse of the
product or other circumstances outside the manufacturer’s control. The
manufacturer will not be responsible for any loss, damage, or injury arising
directly or indirectly from the use of this product.
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Features
Models available with:
1 DVI-D output / 2 DVI-D video input ports
1 DVI-D output / 4 DVI-D video input ports
1 DVI-D output / 8 DVI-D video input ports
1 DVI-D output / 16 DVI-D video input ports
Front panel push-buttons or remote serial port switching
Multi-platform support for:
®
Windows PC’s
Mac
Linux
Sun
DVI-D Single Link Resolution up to 1920 x 1200 @ 60Hz
DVI input cable length – 20 feet*
DVI output cable length – 20 feet*
Front panel display indicates the active selection
No configuration needed, connect the hardware and its ready to use
Plug-and-play, no unit configuration needed
* If your system layout requires your monitors to be more than 20 feet
from the Vista AV unit, Rose Electronics DVI extender units can be
interfaced to extend the distance up to 400 feet over CATx cable or
up to 33,000 feet over singlemode fiber cable.
Package contents
Vista AV model as ordered
Power adapter for the model ordered
Documentation CD
Cables are usually ordered separately. If the package contents are not
correct, contact Rose Electronics or your reseller so the problem can be
quickly resolved.
Rose Electronics web site
Visit our web site at www.rose.com for additional information on the Vista AV
and other products offered by Rose Electronics that are designed for data
center applications, classroom environments, and many other access and
switching applications.
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MODELS
Vista AV Models
The Vista AV is available in the following models:
Front View
Selection Indicator
Scroll up button
Scroll down button
Rear View 1x2 Model
Power adapter input
RS232 port
1-DVI-D output
2-DVI-D inputs
Rear View 1x4 Model
Power adapter input
RS232 port
1-DVI-D output
4-DVI-D inputs
Rear View 1x8 Model
Power adapter input
RS232 port
1-DVI-D output
8-DVI-D inputs
Rear View 1x16 Model
Power adapter input
RS232 port
1-DVI-D output
16-DVI-D inputs
Figure 1. Models
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INSTALLATION
Vista AV Installation
Installation of the Vista AV Switch is a very easy and simple procedure.
Figure 2 shows a typical installation. All models install in the same manor.
Figure 2. Typical Installation
1. Connect each computers DVI video port to the
corresponding DVI Video input ports on the unit.
2. Connect a DVI monitor to the video out connector.
3. Connect a standalone or laptop computer or controller
to the RS232 port.
4. Connect the provided power adapter to the Vista AV units
power jack on the rear panel.
No configuration or set-up is needed.
Each model installs in the same manor.
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OPERATION
System Operation
Front panel control
Figure 3 shows the front panel select buttons and the station indicator.
The select buttons sequentially select (scroll up or down) which DVI input
signal to route to the DVI output. The station indicator shows which DVI
input port is selected.
Figure 3. Front Panel
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Remote Serial Switching
All Vista AV models can be remotely switched using the RS-232 connection.
Install and connect the unit as shown in Figure 2. Use a DB9 male-tofemale serial cable to connect a remote computer or laptop to the Vista AV’s
RS-232 port. Use a serial communication program like HyperTerminal to
connect to the Vista AV. Set-up the communication mode to:
Baud rate :
9600bps
Data bits :
8
Parity :
N
Stop bits :
1
Flow control : None
Issue the following command to switch ports:
//Mx [Enter] (x = port number to switch to)
To select port #1, send the serial command - //M1 [ENTER]
To select port #2, send the serial command - //M2 [ENTER]
When you send the serial command, the requested port is immediately
switched to the Vista AV’s output port
DDC Information / Learning
The Vista AV has the capability of learning and saving the DDC information
from the display monitor connected to the unit. To capture the DDC
information and save it, press and hold the front two push buttons until the
displays reads “L”. This indicates that the unit is in the learn mode. When
in the learn mode, press the Down/Left button to cycle through the following
DDC learning modes:
Mode
Indicator
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Description of mode
P
A “P” indicates Personal Computer Mode. This selection
automatically selects the standard display
characteristics for a PC display. This mode typically
works for any PC / Display combination.
A
An “A” indicates Apple Mode. This selects the best display
mode to accommodate a Mac computer
S
An “S” indicates Screen Mode. This mode replicates the type
of device connected to input port #1.
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SERVICE and MAINTENANCE
Service
This Unit does not contain any internal user-serviceable parts. In the event
a Unit needs repair or maintenance, you must first obtain a Return
Authorization (RA) number from Rose Electronics or an authorized repair
center. This Return Authorization number must appear on the outside of the
shipping container.
See Limited Warranty for more information.
When returning a Unit, it should be double-packed in the original container
or equivalent, insured and shipped to:
Rose Electronics
Attn: RA__________
10707 Stancliff Road
Houston, Texas 77099 USA
Technical Support
If you are experiencing problems, or need assistance in setting up,
configuring, or operating your Vista AV, consult the appropriate sections of
this manual. If, however, you require additional information or assistance,
please contact the Rose Electronics Technical Support Department at:
Phone: (281) 933-7673
E-Mail: TechSupport@rose.com
Web: www.rose.com
Technical Support hours are from: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm CST (USA), Monday
through Friday.
Please report any malfunctions in the operation of this Unit or any
discrepancies in this manual to the Rose Electronics Technical Support
Department.
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SAFETY
The Vista AV has been tested for conformance to safety regulations and requirements,
and has been certified for international use. Like all electronic equipment, the Vista AV
should be used with care. To protect yourself from possible injury and to minimize the
risk of damage to the Unit, read and follow these safety instructions.
Follow all instructions and warnings marked on this Unit.
Except where explained in this manual, do not attempt to service this unit yourself.
Do not use this unit near water.
Assure that the placement of this unit is on a stable surface or rack mounted.
Provide proper ventilation and air circulation.
Keep power cord and connection cables clear of obstructions that might cause
damage to them.
Use only power cords, power adapter and connection cables designed for this Unit.
Use only a grounded (three-wire) electrical outlet.
Use only the power adapter provided with the unit.
Keep objects that might damage this Unit and liquids that may spill, clear from this
Unit. Liquids and foreign objects might come in contact with voltage points that could
create a risk of fire or electrical shock.
Operate this Unit only when the cover is in place.
Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners to clean this Unit. Always unplug this Unit from
its electrical outlet before cleaning.
Unplug this Unit from the electrical outlet and refer servicing to a qualified service
center if any of the following conditions occur:
The power cord or connection cables are damaged or frayed.
The Unit has been exposed to any liquids.
The Unit does not operate normally when all operating instructions have been
followed.
The Unit has been dropped or the case has been damaged.
The Unit exhibits a distinct change in performance, indicating a need for service.
Documentation reference symbol. If the product is marked with this symbol, refer to
the product documentation to get more information about the product.
WARNING A WARNING in the manual denotes a hazard that can cause injury or death.
CAUTION A CAUTION in the manual denotes a hazard that can damage equipment.
Do not proceed beyond a WARNING or CAUTION notice until you have understood the
hazardous conditions and have taken appropriate steps.
Grounding
There must be an un-interruptible safety earth ground from the main power source to the
product’s input wiring terminals, power cord, or supplied power cord set. Whenever it is
likely that the protection has been impaired, disconnect the power cord until the ground
has been restored.
Servicing
There are no user-serviceable parts inside these products. Only service-trained personnel
must perform any servicing, maintenance, or repair.
The user may adjust only items mentioned in this manual.
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APPENDICES
Appendix A - Specifications
Dimensions
AVS-1x02DVI
AVS-1x04DVI
AVS-1x08DVI
AVS-1x16DVI
Width
(in / cm)
10.5
10.5
10.5
17.0
Depth
(in / cm)
6.0
6.0
6.0
6.75
Height
(in / cm)
1.875
1.875
1.875
1.875
Weight
(lbs / kg)
5
6
7
10
Video:
Single link DVI-D
Resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60Hz
Bandwidth 1.65G
Connectors:
DVI in / out DVI-I 29 pin female
Power
Male barrel jack
Controls:
Front panel computer select buttons
Power:
Adapter
+5 VDC / 3A
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Appendix B – Part numbers
P/N
AVS-1x02DVI
AVS-1x04DVI
AVS-1x08DVI
AVS-1x16DVI
CAB-DVIIMMxxx
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Description
1x2 DVI Switch
1x4 DVI Switch
1x8 DVI Switch
1x16 DVI Switch
DVI video cable
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