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AccuMic II™ Microphone
Installation & Operation Manual
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
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Introduction
Introduction
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
About AccuMic II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
Unpacking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
Professional Services Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
Product Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
The AccuMic II™ is a highly-advanced microphone designed specifically for use with
small to medium-size video conferencing systems, including the ClearOne V-There.
It features three unidirectional microphone elements positioned to pick up
sound in a 360-degree pattern. Each mic element features noise cancellation, auto-
Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
matic gating control, PA adaptive mode, adaptive ambient mode, and ClearOne’s
Connecting the AccuMic II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
AccuMic II Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
proprietary Gentner® Distributed Echo Cancellation® to make communication
between several people a natural, seamless experience. All of these functions operate
Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
automatically, requiring no user adjustments.
Using the AccuMic II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
Product Registration
Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Compliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
product is properly registered, ClearOne Communications is better able to serve you
Please register your AccuMic II online by visiting www.clearone.com. When your
should you require technical assistance. Registration information is also used to
notify you of upgrades and new product information.
Professional Services Group
For additional help on how to install, set up, or operate the AccuMic II, please contact ClearOne Technical Services Group at the number at the bottom of the page.
We welcome your comments so we can continue to improve our products and serve
your needs.
If you need to return your AccuMic II unit to ClearOne for service, please call
the Technical Services Group to obtain a return authorization number.
ClearOne Communications Inc. ~ 1825 Research Way ~ Salt Lake City, UT 84119
Technical Services
AccuMic II Installation and Operation Manual
ClearOne Part No. 800-156-115 June 2002 (Rev. 2.0)
Telephone:
1.800.283.5936 (USA) or 1.801.974.3760
Fax:
1.801.977.0087
E-mail:
tech.support@clearone.com
Web site:
www.clearone.com
© 2002 ClearOne Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this document may be reproduced in any
form or by any means without written permission from ClearOne Communications. Printed in the United States
of America. ClearOne Communications reserves specific privileges. Information in this document is subject to
change without notice.
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Introduction
Sales and Customer Service
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Installation
Installation
Telephone:
1.800.945.7730 (USA) or 1.801.975.7200
Fax:
1.800.933.5107 (USA) or 1.801.977.0087
Connecting the AccuMic II
E-mail:
sales@clearone.com
The AccuMic II easily connects to most video codecs at the line level audio input
and output, as shown in the table below.
ClearOne Communications EuMEA GmbH
Leonhardstr. 16-18, D-90443 Nuremberg, Germany
Telephone:
+49 911 955159-0
Fax:
+49 911 955159-10
E-mail:
global@clearone.com
Unpacking
You should verify that you have received the items pictured below with your
AccuMic II.
V-There
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AccuMic II™ Microphone
Installation & Operation Manual
AccuMic II
Part 910-156-115
Installation and Operation Manual
Part 800-156-115
Power Supply
Part 551-156-005
35' XFMR Mini--DIN 10-pin Breakout Connector Cable
Part 830-156-003
Power Cord
Part 699-150-006
Figure 1. AccuMic II system contents
!
ClearOne Communications is not responsible for product damage incurred during shipment. You must make claims directly with the carrier. Inspect your shipment carefully
for obvious signs of damage. If the shipment appears damaged, retain the original boxes
and packing material for inspection by the carrier. Contact your carrier immediately.
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Figure 2. Video codec compatibility with AccuMic II
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Installation
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Installation
To connect to a video codec
To connect a second AccuMic II
1. Connect the 10-pin end of the mini-DIN cable to the 10-pin connector on the
AccuMic II (see Figure 3).
You can connect an optional AccuMic II extension mic (kit part no. 910-156-117)
2. Connect the Speaker Ref In plug (white) to the video codec’s Audio Out jack.
an AccuMic II and a 10' (3 meter) 8-pin to 8-pin mini-DIN cable.
3. Connect the Mic Out plug (red) to the video codec’s Audio In jack.
1. Disconnect the first AccuMic II from its electrical power source.
4. Using an RCA audio cable (not included), connect the Speaker Ref Out plug
to the television’s Audio In jack.
5. Connect the DC Power connector to the power supply.
2. Connect one end of the 10' (3 meter) mini-DIN cable that comes with the
AccuMic II extension kit to the 8-pin connector on the first AccuMic II (see
Figure 4).
6. Connect one end of the power cord to the power supply and the other end to
the AC outlet.
3. Connect the other end of the cable to the 8-pin connector on the extension
AccuMic II.
to expand the sound pick-up capabilities of the conferencing system. The kit includes
4. Reconnect the first AccuMic II to its electrical power source.
8-Pin Connector
To Video
Codec
8-Pin Connector
Television
First AccuMic II
to Audio In jack
DC Power connector
Speaker Ref Out plug
Speaker Ref In plug (white)
10' (3 meter) Mini-DIN Cable
Mic Out plug (red)
Video Codec
Audio In Audio Out
8-Pin Connector
Extension AccuMic II
AccuMic II
8-Pin Connector
Figure 4. Connecting a second AccuMic II
Figure 3. AccuMic II connections
5. Place the mic pads a suitable distance apart on the conference table to
accommodate meeting participants.
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Operation
Operation
Using the AccuMic II
The AccuMic II is a plug-and-play microphone; the only function that is controlled
Specifications
Dimensions (L/W/H)
Cable
Noise Cancellation
8" x 6.5" x 1"
20.3 x 16.5 x 2.5 cm
(1) 35' (10.7 m) 10-pin
6dB attenuation
manually is Mute. Press the Mute button (on top of the mic pad) to mute the
AccuMic II’s mics; press Mute again to unmute the mics.
When using two connected AccuMic IIs, pressing the Mute button on either
unit mutes/unmutes both AccuMic II mic pads.
The AccuMic II uses three LEDs that indicate the direction your voice is coming from, letting you know you’re being heard at the distant site.
1 Power In 12VDC, 2A,
1 lb/.45 kg
Power
• Connections to the video codec and television are secure.
12VDC, 2A, 25W, center
If problems persist, please contact our Technical Services Group.
Regulatory and Standards
1 Speaker Reference Out
• The base connector cable from the power supply to the AccuMic II is securely
connected.
• The LEDs on the top of the AccuMic II illuminate in the direction of the participant speaking. Participants need to be within 10 feet of the
AccuMic II.
3 elements, each with 120degree pickup range
1 Speaker Reference In
Temperature: 5–40° C/
41–104° F
Humidity: 50–80%
• The AccuMic II power supply is plugged into a 120/240-volt electrical outlet.
• The equipment the other party is using is comparable in quality to your video
conferencing system and is working properly.
Microphones
1 Microphone Out
Operation
Storage
positive
FCC, CE, IC
Visual Feedback Indication
3 LEDs that indicate direction of audio pickup
Optional AccuMic II
Extension Mic
Mute Button
Includes AccuMic II microphone and 10' (3 meter)
extension cable.
Mutes all mic elements
Microphone Out
RCA jack
Nominal level: -10dBu
Impedance: 100Ω
Auto Mixer and Input
Configuration
Automatic gating control
PA adaptive mode
Adaptive ambient mode
Echo cancellation
Noise cancellation
First mic priority
NOM
25W
Temperature: 5–70° C/
41–158° F
Humidity: 10–90%
other equipment might be malfunctioning. To begin, check the following:
mini-DIN to four-way breakout cable adapter:
Weight
Troubleshooting
If you have trouble with your AccuMic II, the unit might not be set up properly or
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Specifications
A/D Conversion
Kit part number: 910-156117.
24 bit, 16kHz
Frequency Response
Speaker Reference In
50Hz–7kHz
RCA plug
Nominal level: -10dBu
Impedance: 200kΩ
AEC Tail Time
130ms
Speaker Reference Out
RCA jack
Nominal level -10dBu
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Warranty
Warranty
End-User Warranty
ClearOne Communications, Inc. (Manufacturer) warrants that this product is free of defects in
both materials and workmanship. Should any part of this product be defective, the
Manufacturer agrees, at its option, to:
A. Repair or replace any defective part free of charge (except transportation charges) for a
period of one year from the date of installation for the end-user, provided the owner returns
the product to the Manufacturer at the address set forth below. No charge will be made for
parts or labor during this period;
B. Furnish replacement for any defective parts in the product for a period of one year from the
date of original purchase. Replacement parts shall be furnished without charge, except
labor and transportation.
This Warranty excludes assembled products not manufactured by the Manufacturer whether or
not they are incorporated in a Manufacturer product or sold under a Manufacturer part or
model number.
THIS WARRANTY IS VOID IF:
A. The product has been damaged by negligence, accident, act of God, or mishandling, or has
not been operated in accordance with the procedures described in the operating and technical instructions; or,
B. The product has been altered or repaired by other than the Manufacturer or an authorized
service representative of the Manufacturer; or,
C. Adaptations or accessories other than those manufactured or provided by the Manufacturer
have been made or attached to the product which, in the determination of the
Manufacturer, shall have affected the performance, safety or reliability of the product; or,
D. The product’s original serial number has been modified or removed.
NO OTHER WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR USE, APPLIES TO THE PRODUCT. MANUFACTURER’S MAXIMUM LIABILITY HEREUNDER SHALL BE THE
AMOUNT PAID BY THE END-USER FOR THE PRODUCT. No person or entity authorized to
assume any obligation or other liability in connection with the products. No action, regardless
of form, arising out of or relating to the product or this Warranty, may be brought by end-user
more than one (1) year after the cause of action has accrued.
Manufacturer shall not be liable for punitive, consequential, or incidental damages, expenses,
or loss of revenue or property, inconvenience, or interruption in operation experienced by the
end user due to a malfunction in the purchased product. No warranty service performed on any
product shall extend the applicable warranty period.
In case of unsatisfactory operation, the end-user shall promptly notify the Manufacturer at the
address set forth below in writing, giving full particulars as to the defects or unsatisfactory
operation. Upon receipt of such notice, the Manufacturer will give instructions respecting the
shipment of the product, or such other matters as it elects to honor this warranty as above provided. This warranty does not cover damage to the product during shipping and the
Manufacturer assumes no responsibility for such damage. All shipping costs shall be paid by
the customer.
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Compliance
This warranty extends only to the original end user and is not assignable or transferable. This
Warranty is governed by the laws of the State of Utah, without regard to the conflicts of
interests provisions thereof.
ClearOne Communications, Inc.
1825 Research Way
Salt Lake City, Utah 84119
Compliance
FCC Part 15 Compliance
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable
protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference
to radio communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause
harmful interference, in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at
his/her own expense.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by ClearOne Communications, Inc. could void
the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
European Compliance
This equipment has been approved in accordance with Council Directive 1999/5/EC “Radio
Equipment and Telecommunications Equipment.”
Conformity of the equipment with the guidelines below is attested by the CE mark.
EC Declaration of Conformity
Application of Council Directive(s):
1999/5/EC Radio equipment and
Telecommunications Terminal Equipment
(R&TTE) Directive
Manufacturer’s Name:
ClearOne Communications, Inc.
Manufacturer’s Address:
1825 West Research Way
Salt Lake City, Utah 84119 U.S.A.
Model No.:
AccuMic II
Standard(s) to which Conformity is declared:
89/336/EEC “Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Directive”:
EN 55022: 1994 (Emissions)
Specification for limits and methods of measure
ment of radio interference characteristics of
information technology equipment.
EN 61000-3-2:1995/A1/A2:1998
Part 3: Limits – Section 2: Limits for harmonic
current emissions.
EN 61000-3-3:1995
Section 3: Limitation of voltage fluctuations and
flicker in low voltage supply systems for equip
ment with rated current up to and including 16 A.
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Compliance
EN 55024: 1998 (Immunity)
Information technology equipment –
Immunity characteristics – Limits and methods of
measurement.
EN 61000-4-2: 1995/A1:1998
Electrostatic Discharge
EN 61000-4-3: 1996/A1:1998
Radiated RF Immunity
EN 61000-4-4: 1995
Electrical Fast Transients
EN 61000-4-5: 1995
Lightning Surge
EN 61000-4-6: 1996
Conducted RF Immunity
EN 61000-4-8: 1993
Radiated Magnetic Field Immunity
EN 61000-4-11: 1994
Voltage Dips and Voltage Interruptions
73/23/EEC “Low Voltage Directive (LVD)”:
EN 60950: 1992
Safety of Information Technology Equipment,
Including A1, A2, A3, A4 and A11 Electrical
Business Equipment.
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