Extron electronics MMX 42 AV RCA User`s manual

User’s Manual
MMX 42/62 Series
Compact Matrix Switchers
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68-778-01 Rev. C
10 09
Precautions
Safety Instructions • English
This symbol is intended to alert the user of important
operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in
the literature provided with the equipment.
This symbol is intended to alert the user of the
presence of uninsulated dangerous voltage within
the product’s enclosure that may present a risk of
electric shock.
Caution
Read Instructions • Read and understand all safety and operating
instructions before using the equipment.
Retain Instructions • The safety instructions should be kept for future
reference.
Follow Warnings • Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the
equipment or in the user information.
Avoid Attachments • Do not use tools or attachments that are not
recommended by the equipment manufacturer because they may be
hazardous.
Consignes de Sécurité • Français
Ce symbole sert à avertir l’utilisateur que la
documentation fournie avec le matériel contient des
instructions importantes concernant l’exploitation et
la maintenance (réparation).
Ce symbole sert à avertir l’utilisateur de la présence
dans le boîtier de l’appareil de  tensions dangereuses
non isolées posant des risques d’électrocution.
Attention
Lire les instructions• Prendre connaissance de toutes les consignes de
sécurité et d’exploitation avant d’utiliser le matériel.
Conserver les instructions• Ranger les consignes de sécurité afin de pouvoir
les consulter à l’avenir.
Respecter les avertissements • Observer tous les avertissements et consignes
marqués sur le matériel ou présentés dans la documentation utilisateur.
Eviter les pièces de fixation • Ne pas utiliser de pièces de fixation ni d’outils
non recommandés par le fabricant du matériel car cela risquerait de poser
certains dangers.
Sicherheitsanleitungen • Deutsch
Dieses Symbol soll dem Benutzer in der im
Lieferumfang enthaltenen Dokumentation
besonders wichtige Hinweise zur Bedienung und
Wartung (Instandhaltung) geben.
Dieses Symbol soll den Benutzer darauf aufmerksam
machen, daß im Inneren des Gehäuses dieses
Produktes gefährliche Spannungen, die nicht isoliert
sind und die einen elektrischen Schock verursachen
können, herrschen.
Achtung
Lesen der Anleitungen • Bevor Sie das Gerät zum ersten Mal verwenden,
sollten Sie alle Sicherheits-und Bedienungsanleitungen genau durchlesen
und verstehen.
Aufbewahren der Anleitungen • Die Hinweise zur elektrischen Sicherheit
des Produktes sollten Sie aufbewahren, damit Sie im Bedarfsfall darauf
zurückgreifen können.
Befolgen der Warnhinweise • Befolgen Sie alle Warnhinweise und
Anleitungen auf dem Gerät oder in der Benutzerdokumentation.
Keine Zusatzgeräte • Verwenden Sie keine Werkzeuge oder Zusatzgeräte,
die nicht ausdrücklich vom Hersteller empfohlen wurden, da diese eine
Gefahrenquelle darstellen können.
Instrucciones de seguridad • Español
Este símbolo se utiliza para advertir al usuario
sobre instrucciones importantes de operación y
mantenimiento (o cambio de partes) que se desean
destacar en el contenido de la documentación
suministrada con los equipos.
Este símbolo se utiliza para advertir al usuario sobre
la presencia de elementos con voltaje peligroso sin
protección aislante, que puedan encontrarse dentro
de la caja o alojamiento del producto, y que puedan
representar riesgo de electrocución.
Precaucion
Leer las instrucciones • Leer y analizar todas las instrucciones de operación y
seguridad, antes de usar el equipo.
Conservar las instrucciones • Conservar las instrucciones de seguridad para
futura consulta.
Obedecer las advertencias • Todas las advertencias e instrucciones marcadas
en el equipo o en la documentación del usuario, deben ser obedecidas.
Evitar el uso de accesorios • No usar herramientas o accesorios que no
sean especificamente recomendados por el fabricante, ya que podrian
implicar riesgos.
Warning
Power sources • This equipment should be operated only from the power source
indicated on the product. This equipment is intended to be used with a main power
system with a grounded (neutral) conductor. The third (grounding) pin is a safety
feature, do not attempt to bypass or disable it.
Power disconnection • To remove power from the equipment safely, remove all power
cords from the rear of the equipment, or the desktop power module (if detachable),
or from the power source receptacle (wall plug).
Power cord protection • Power cords should be routed so that they are not likely to be
stepped on or pinched by items placed upon or against them.
Servicing • Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. There are no userserviceable parts inside. To prevent the risk of shock, do not attempt to service
this equipment yourself because opening or removing covers may expose you to
dangerous voltage or other hazards.
Slots and openings • If the equipment has slots or holes in the enclosure, these are
provided to prevent overheating of sensitive components inside. These openings
must never be blocked by other objects.
Lithium battery • There is a danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly
replaced. Replace it only with the same or equivalent type recommended by
the manufacturer. Dispose of used batteries according to the manufacturer’s
instructions.
Avertissement
Alimentations• Ne faire fonctionner ce matériel qu’avec la source d’alimentation
indiquée sur l’appareil. Ce matériel doit être utilisé avec une alimentation principale
comportant un fil de terre (neutre). Le troisième contact (de mise à la terre) constitue
un dispositif de sécurité : n’essayez pas de la contourner ni de la désactiver.
Déconnexion de l’alimentation• Pour mettre le matériel hors tension sans danger,
déconnectez tous les cordons d’alimentation de l’arrière de l’appareil ou du module
d’alimentation de bureau (s’il est amovible) ou encore de la prise secteur.
Protection du cordon d’alimentation • Acheminer les cordons d’alimentation de
manière à ce que personne ne risque de marcher dessus et à ce qu’ils ne soient pas
écrasés ou pincés par des objets.
Réparation-maintenance • Faire exécuter toutes les interventions de réparationmaintenance par un technicien qualifié. Aucun des éléments internes ne peut être
réparé par l’utilisateur. Afin d’éviter tout danger d’électrocution, l’utilisateur ne doit
pas essayer de procéder lui-même à ces opérations car l’ouverture ou le retrait des
couvercles risquent de l’exposer à de hautes tensions et autres dangers.
Fentes et orifices • Si le boîtier de l’appareil comporte des fentes ou des orifices, ceux-ci
servent à empêcher les composants internes sensibles de surchauffer. Ces ouvertures
ne doivent jamais être bloquées par des objets.
Lithium Batterie • Il a danger d’explosion s’ll y a remplacment incorrect de la batterie.
Remplacer uniquement avec une batterie du meme type ou d’un ype equivalent
recommande par le constructeur. Mettre au reut les batteries usagees conformement
aux instructions du fabricant.
Vorsicht
Stromquellen • Dieses Gerät sollte nur über die auf dem Produkt angegebene
Stromquelle betrieben werden. Dieses Gerät wurde für eine Verwendung mit einer
Hauptstromleitung mit einem geerdeten (neutralen) Leiter konzipiert. Der dritte
Kontakt ist für einen Erdanschluß, und stellt eine Sicherheitsfunktion dar. Diese
sollte nicht umgangen oder außer Betrieb gesetzt werden.
Stromunterbrechung • Um das Gerät auf sichere Weise vom Netz zu trennen, sollten
Sie alle Netzkabel aus der Rückseite des Gerätes, aus der externen Stomversorgung
(falls dies möglich ist) oder aus der Wandsteckdose ziehen.
Schutz des Netzkabels • Netzkabel sollten stets so verlegt werden, daß sie nicht im
Weg liegen und niemand darauf treten kann oder Objekte darauf- oder unmittelbar
dagegengestellt werden können.
Wartung • Alle Wartungsmaßnahmen sollten nur von qualifiziertem Servicepersonal
durchgeführt werden. Die internen Komponenten des Gerätes sind wartungsfrei.
Zur Vermeidung eines elektrischen Schocks versuchen Sie in keinem Fall, dieses
Gerät selbst öffnen, da beim Entfernen der Abdeckungen die Gefahr eines
elektrischen Schlags und/oder andere Gefahren bestehen.
Schlitze und Öffnungen • Wenn das Gerät Schlitze oder Löcher im Gehäuse aufweist,
dienen diese zur Vermeidung einer Überhitzung der empfindlichen Teile im
Inneren. Diese Öffnungen dürfen niemals von anderen Objekten blockiert werden.
Litium-Batterie • Explosionsgefahr, falls die Batterie nicht richtig ersetzt
wird. Ersetzen Sie verbrauchte Batterien nur durch den gleichen oder einen
vergleichbaren Batterietyp, der auch vom Hersteller empfohlen wird. Entsorgen Sie
verbrauchte Batterien bitte gemäß den Herstelleranweisungen.
Advertencia
Alimentación eléctrica • Este equipo debe conectarse únicamente a la fuente/tipo
de alimentación eléctrica indicada en el mismo. La alimentación eléctrica de este
equipo debe provenir de un sistema de distribución general con conductor neutro
a tierra. La tercera pata (puesta a tierra) es una medida de seguridad, no puentearia
ni eliminaria.
Desconexión de alimentación eléctrica • Para desconectar con seguridad la acometida
de alimentación eléctrica al equipo, desenchufar todos los cables de alimentación
en el panel trasero del equipo, o desenchufar el módulo de alimentación (si fuera
independiente), o desenchufar el cable del receptáculo de la pared.
Protección del cables de alimentación • Los cables de alimentación eléctrica se deben
instalar en lugares donde no sean pisados ni apretados por objetos que se puedan
apoyar sobre ellos.
Reparaciones/mantenimiento • Solicitar siempre los servicios técnicos de personal
calificado. En el interior no hay partes a las que el usuario deba acceder. Para evitar
riesgo de electrocución, no intentar personalmente la reparación/mantenimiento
de este equipo, ya que al abrir o extraer las tapas puede quedar expuesto a voltajes
peligrosos u otros riesgos.
Ranuras y aberturas • Si el equipo posee ranuras o orificios en su caja/alojamiento,
es para evitar el sobrecalientamiento de componentes internos sensibles. Estas
aberturas nunca se deben obstruir con otros objetos.
Batería de litio • Existe riesgo de explosión si esta batería se coloca en la posición
incorrecta. Cambiar esta batería únicamente con el mismo tipo (o su equivalente)
recomendado por el fabricante. Desachar las baterías usadas siguiendo las
instrucciones del fabricante.
Extron Warranty
Extron Electronics warrants this product against defects in materials and workmanship
for a period of three years from the date of purchase. In the event of malfunction during
the warranty period attributable directly to faulty workmanship and/or materials,
Extron Electronics will, at its option, repair or replace said products or components,
to whatever extent it shall deem necessary to restore said product to proper operating
condition, provided that it is returned within the warranty period, with proof of
purchase and description of malfunction to:
USA, Canada, South America,
and Central America:
Extron USA
1001 East Ball Road
Anaheim, CA 92805
U.S.A.
Europe, Africa, and the Middle East:
Extron Europe
Hanzeboulevard 10
3825 PH Amersfoort
The Netherlands
Asia:
Extron Asia
135 Joo Seng Road #04-01
PM Industrial Bldg.
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Singapore
Japan:
Extron Japan
Kyodo Building, 16 Ichibancho
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0082
Japan
China:
Extron China
686 Ronghua Road, Songjiang
District
Shanghai 201611
China
Middle East:
Extron Middle East
Dubai Airport Free Zone
F12, PO Box 293666
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
This Limited Warranty does not apply if the fault has been caused by misuse, improper
handling care, electrical or mechanical abuse, abnormal operating conditions or nonExtron authorized modification to the product.
If it has been determined that the product is defective, please call Extron and ask for an
Applications Engineer at (714) 491-1500 (USA), 31.33.453.4040 (Europe), 65.6383.4400
(Asia), or 81.3.3511.7655 (Japan) to receive an RA# (Return Authorization number). This
will begin the repair process as quickly as possible.
Units must be returned insured, with shipping charges prepaid. If not insured, you
assume the risk of loss or damage during shipment. Returned units must include the
serial number and a description of the problem, as well as the name of the person to
contact in case there are any questions.
Extron Electronics makes no further warranties either expressed or implied with respect
to the product and its quality, performance, merchantability, or fitness for any particular
use. In no event will Extron Electronics be liable for direct, indirect, or consequential
damages resulting from any defect in this product even if Extron Electronics has been
advised of such damage.
Please note that laws vary from state to state and country to country, and that some
provisions of this warranty may not apply to you.
安全须知 • 中文
警告
这个符号提示用户该设备用户手册中
有重要的操作和维护说明。
电源 • 该 设 备 只 能 使 用 产 品 上 标 明 的 电 源 。 设 备
必须使用有地线的供电系统供电。 第三条线
(地线)是安全设施,不能不用或跳过。
这个符号警告用户该设备机壳内有暴
拔掉电源 • 为安全地从设备拔掉电源,请拔掉所有设备后
或桌面电源的电源线,或任何接到市电系统的电源线。
露的危险电压,有触电危险。
电源线保护 • 妥善布线, 避免被踩踏,或重物挤压。
注意
阅读说明书 • 用 户 使 用 该 设 备 前 必 须 阅 读 并 理
解所有安全和使用说明。
保存说明书 • 用户应保存安全说明书以备将来使
用。
遵守警告 • 用户应遵守产品和用户指南上的所有安
全和操作说明。
维护 • 所有维修必须由认证的维修人员进行。 设备内部
没有用户可以更换的零件。为避免出现触电危险不要自
己试图打开设备盖子维修该设备。
通风孔 • 有些设备机壳上有通风槽或孔,它们是用来防止
机内敏感元件过热。 不要用任何东西挡住通风孔。
锂电池 • 不正确的更换电池会有爆炸的危险。 必须使用
与厂家推荐的相同或相近型号的电池。 按照生产厂的
建议处理废弃电池。
避免追加 • 不要使用该产品厂商没有推荐的工具或
追加设备,以避免危险。
FCC Class A Notice
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. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this
device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received,
including interference that may cause undesired operation. The Class A 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
own expense.
N
This unit was tested with shielded cables on the peripheral devices. Shielded cables must be used
with the unit to ensure compliance with FCC emissions limits.
Table of Contents
Chapter One • Introduction..................................................... 1-1
About the MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers. ............. 1-2
Features......................................................................................... 1-3
Composite video (AV) models................................................ 1-3
S-video (SV) models................................................................ 1-3
All models................................................................................ 1-4
Chapter Two • Installation....................................................... 2-1
Installation Overview. .............................................................. 2-2
Mounting the Switcher............................................................ 2-2
Tabletop placement................................................................ 2-2
Rack mounting........................................................................ 2-2
UL guidelines...........................................................................2-3
Mounting instructions............................................................2-4
Under-desk mounting............................................................. 2-5
Rear Panel Cabling..................................................................... 2-6
Power connection................................................................... 2-7
Video signal input connections............................................. 2-8
Video signal output connections........................................... 2-8
Audio signal input connections............................................. 2-8
Audio signal output connections........................................... 2-9
RS-232 connection................................................................. 2-10
Chapter Three • Operation....................................................... 3-1
Front Panel Controls and Indicators..................................... 3-2
Front Panel Operations. ........................................................... 3-3
Creating ties............................................................................ 3-3
Memory................................................................................... 3-3
Front Panel Security Lockout (Executive Mode)................... 3-4
Genlock Sync........................................................................... 3-4
System Reset........................................................................... 3-4
Troubleshooting — If No Image Appears.............................. 3-4
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Table of Contents
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Table of Contents, cont’d
Chapter Four • Remote Control............................................ 4-1
Simple Instruction Set Control............................................... 4-2
Host-to-interface communications........................................ 4-2
Switcher-initiated messages.................................................. 4-3
Error responses....................................................................... 4-3
Timeout................................................................................... 4-3
Using the command/response table...................................... 4-4
Symbol definitions..................................................................4-4
Windows®-Based Program Control. ..................................... 4-7
Installing the software........................................................... 4-7
Using the software................................................................. 4-8
Input selection.........................................................................4-8
Muting the video and audio signals....................................4-10
Setting audio levels...............................................................4-11
Front panel security lockout (Executive mode)...................4-12
Updating the firmware.........................................................4-12
Windows menus....................................................................4-17
Using the help system...........................................................4-18
Appendix A • Reference Information..............................A-1
Specifications...............................................................................A-2
Part Numbers...............................................................................A-6
MMX part numbers.................................................................A-6
Included Parts..........................................................................A-6
Mounting accessories.............................................................A-6
Cables......................................................................................A-7
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers
1
Chapter One
Introduction
About the MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers
Features
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MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Table of Contents
Introduction
About the MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers
The Extron MMX 42/62 series of compact matrix switchers
consists of four models of 4-input, 2-output video and audio
matrix switchers, and four models of 6-input, 2-output video
and audio matrix switchers, including the following:
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MMX 42 SVA
4 x 2 S-video (4-pin mini DIN) and audio
(captive screw) switcher
MMX 42 AV RCA
4 x 2 composite video (BNC) and audio
(RCA) switcher
MMX 42 SVA RCA
4 x 2 S-video (4-pin mini DIN) and audio
(RCA) switcher
MMX 62 AV
6 x 2 composite video (BNC) and audio
(captive screw) switcher
MMX 62 AV RCA
6 x 2 composite video (BNC) and audio
(RCA) switcher
The switchers are compatible with NTSC 3.58 and 4.43, PAL,
and SECAM video, and feature a 150 MHz bandwidth at -3 dB,
fully loaded. When external sync is applied (to Input 1), video
switching occurs during the vertical interval, providing glitchfree switching when all sources are genlocked.
All models feature front panel controls as well as an RS-232
connector (3-pin captive screw) to permit external remote
control.
The MMX 42 switchers distribute any of four video and/or
audio inputs to either or both outputs. The MMX 62 switchers
distribute any of six video and/or audio inputs to either or
both outputs. Any input can be switched to either or both
outputs. The RCA models route unbalanced stereo audio and
the AV and SVA models route balanced or unbalanced stereo
audio. The audio switching can either be linked with the video
(audio follow) or independent of the video (audio breakaway).
Adjustable audio gain and attenuation (available via RS-232
control) compensates for level differences between audio inputs.
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Preview Monitor
Videoconferencing System
Document Camera
VCR
Figure 1-1 — Typical MMX 62 switcher application
These half-rack width switchers can be mounted to an optional
3-inch deep 1U rack shelf, a 6-inch deep rack shelf, or a standard
9.5-inch rack shelf. They can also be mounted under a desk
or podium, using an optional under-desk mounting kit. See
appendix A, "Reference Information", for all mounting kit part
numbers. The units ship with external, desktop 12 VDC power
supplies, which accept 100 VAC to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz input.
Features
Composite video (AV) models
Inputs — Composite video switchers accept up to four
(MMX 42) or six (MMX 62) composite video inputs on
BNC female connectors.
Outputs — Two composite video signals are output on BNC
female connectors.
S-video (SV) models
Inputs — S-video switchers accept up to four S-video inputs
(MMX 42) or six S-video inputs (MMX 62) on 4-pin mini
DIN connectors.
Outputs — Two S-video signals are output on 4-pin mini DIN
connectors.
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MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Introduction
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Introduction
1-3
Introduction, cont’d
All models
Audio inputs — MMX switchers accept up to four (MMX 42)
or six (MMX 62) stereo audio inputs. AV and SVA models
accept balanced or unbalanced stereo on 3.5 mm, 5-pole
captive screw terminals. RCA models accept unbalanced
stereo on RCA terminals.
Audio outputs — MMX switchers output two stereo audio
outputs. AV and SVA models output balanced or
unbalanced stereo on 3.5 mm, 5-pole captive screw
terminals. RCA models output unbalanced stereo on
RCA terminals.
Audio input gain and attenuation — Users can set the level of
audio gain or attenuation (-18 dB to +24 dB) for each input
via the RS-232 link. Individual input audio levels can be
adjusted so there are no noticeable volume differences
between sources.
Front panel control — The operator can select the inputs and
outputs, as well as audio follow or breakaway, using the
front panel buttons.
RS-232 control — The operator can control the MMX 42/62
from a remote computer or other host using a link to
the RS-232 port. RS-232 control uses the Extron Simple
Instruction Set (SIS™) or the Windows®-based control
software.
Simple Instruction Set — The Simple Instruction Set lets a host
computer control the MMX with simple commands.
Windows control software — Windows-based Extron control
software provides a graphic way to set up and control
the MMX with an on-screen control panel. It allows
the operator to remotely select inputs, make audio
adjustments, and store settings for future use.
Mounting options — The MMX 42 and MMX 62 are 1U high
and a half-rack width wide. They can be installed on
an optional 1U 3-inch rack shelf, 6-inch rack shelf, or a
standard Universal rack shelf, or under a desk or podium
using an optional under-desk mounting kit.
Auto-switching power supply — An external power supply
with an IEC connector, which can be used internationally
with any power input from 110 VAC to 240 VAC at
50-60 Hz, and adapts automatically to the input type.
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MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Introduction
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers
2
Chapter Two
Installation
Installation Overview
Mounting the Switcher
Rear Panel Cabling
Installation
Installation Overview
To install and set up an Extron MMX 42/62 switcher for
operation, follow these steps:
RSF 123 3" Rack Shelf Kit
1 Turn off all of the equipment. Ensure that the video
sources and the output display are all turned off and
disconnected from the power source.
2 Mount the switcher. See "Mounting the Switcher", below.
3 Attach the cables. See "Rear Panel Cabling" in this chapter.
1/2 Rack Width Front
False Faceplate
4 Plug in the power supply, then turn on the display devices
and the input devices.
5 Set the audio gain and attenuation. See the "Set input
audio level" SIS commands in chapter 4, "Remote Control".
Mounting the Switcher
Use 2 mounting holes on
opposite corners.
C Installation and service must be performed by
authorized personnel only.
The 1-inch high, quarter-rack width switcher can be placed on
a tabletop, mounted on a rack shelf, mounted under a desk or
tabletop, or mounted on a projector bracket.
Tabletop placement
Affix the four included rubber feet to the bottom of the unit and
place it in any convenient location.
Figure 2-1 — Mounting the switcher on a 3-inch rack
shelf
UL guidelines
The following Underwriters Laboratories (UL) guidelines
pertain to the installation of the matrix switcher into a rack.
1.
Elevated operating ambient temperature — If the
equipment installed in a closed or multi-unit rack
assembly, the operating ambient temperature of the
rack environment may be greater than room ambient
temperature. Therefore, install the matrix switcher in
an environment compatible with the maximum ambient
temperature (TMA = 122 °F , +50 °C) specified by Extron.
2.
Reduced air flow — Install the equipment in a rack so that
the amount of air flow required for safe operation of the
equipment is not compromised.
3.
Mechanical loading — Mount the equipment in the rack
so that a hazardous condition is not achieved due to
uneven mechanical loading.
4.
Circuit overloading — Connect the equipment to
the supply circuit and consider the effect that circuit
overloading might have on overcurrent protection and
supply wiring. Appropriate consideration of equipment
nameplate ratings should be used when addressing this
concern.
Rack mounting
For optional rack mounting, mount the switcher on any of the
following rack shelves:
2-2
•
RSF 123 3.5-inch deep rack shelf kit (part #60-190-20)
(figure 2-1, on the next page)
•
RSB 123 3.5-inch deep rack shelf (part #60-604-21)
•
RSU 126 6-inch deep universal rack shelf kit (part #60-190-10)
•
RSB 126 6-nch deep basic rack shelf (part #60-604-11)
•
RSU 129 9.5-inch deep universal rack shelf kit
(part #60-190-01) (figure 2-2, on page 2-4)
•
RSB 129 9.5-inch deep basic rack shelf (part #60-604-02)
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Installation
(2) 4-40 x 3/16"
Screws
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Installation
2-3
Installation, cont’d
5.
Reliable earthing (grounding) — Maintain reliable
grounding of rack-mounted equipment. Pay particular
attention to supply connections other than direct
connections to the branch circuit (e.g. use of power strips).
Mounting instructions
On the 6-inch and 9.5-inch deep rack shelves, the switcher can
be mounted in the front or the rear of the rack.
1.
Remove the feet from the bottom of the switcher, if they
are installed.
2.
Mount the switcher using two 4-40 x 3/16 inch screws in
opposite (diagonal) corners to secure the unit to the shelf
(figure 2-2).
Under-desk mounting
Mount the unit to a desk or podium using the optional MBU 123
under desk mounting kit (part #70-212-01) as follows:
1.
If rubber feet were previously installed on the bottom of
the unit, remove them.
2.
Attach the mounting brackets to the switcher with the
machine screws provided (figure 2-3).
3.
Hold the unit with the brackets attached against the
underside of the table or other furniture. Mark the location
of the screw holes of the bracket on the mounting surface.
RSU 129 1U Universal Rack Shelf
1/2 Rack Width Front False
Faceplate
OU
TP
UT
S
1
2
1
2
INPU
TS
3
4
CO
NF
IG
VIDE
O
AU
DIO
MM
X SE
RIES
Front false
faceplate
uses 2
screws.
Figure 2-3 — Under-desk mounting the MMX
NOTE: Using screws longer
than 3/16" will damage the
unit and void the warranty.
Use 2 mounting holes on
opposite corners.
(2) 4-40 x 3/16"
Screws
Figure 2-2 — Mounting the switcher on a standard
(9.5-inch) rack shelf
3.
2-4
4.
Drill 3/32-inch (2 mm) diameter pilot holes, 1/4 inch
(6.3 mm) deep in the mounting surface at the marked
screw locations.
5.
Insert #8 wood screws into the four pilot holes. Tighten
each screw into the mounting surface until just less than
1/4 inch (6.3 mm) of the screw head protrudes.
6.
Align the mounting screws with the slots in the brackets
and place the unit against the surface, with the screws
through the bracket slots.
7.
Slide the unit slightly forward or back, then tighten all four
screws to secure the unit in place.
Install false faceplate(s) or other unit(s) to the rack shelf.
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Installation
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Installation
2-5
Installation, cont’d
Rear Panel Cabling
Power connection
All connectors are on the rear panel. The type and layout of the
connectors on the rear panel will vary, depending on the model
of the switcher. The rear panels of the MMX 42 series switchers
are similar to the MMX 62 series switcher, except they have four
rather than six video and audio input connectors.
1
2
4
OUTPUTS
INPUTS
1
3
5
2
4
8
10
INPUTS
OUTPUTS
6
2
L
1
4
R
L
R
L
2
5
R
L
R
L
3
6
R
L
R
L
1
2
R
TX RX
A
5
- +
INPUTS
OUTPUTS
1
3
1
2
4
2
L
SECTION A–A
Power Supply
Output Cord
L
1
4
6
8
INPUTS
OUTPUTS
R
L
R
L
2
5
R
L
R
L
1
2
3/16”
(5 mm) Max.
10
Captive Screw Connector
R
R
RS-232
TX RX
MMX 42 SV A
C The length of the exposed (stripped) copper wires is
- +
Figure 2-5 — MMX 42 SVA rear panel
1
2
4
INPUTS
1
7
OUTPUTS
3
5
1
1
2
3
9
INPUTS
4
5
OUTPUTS
1
2
6
2
4
6
RS-232
2
MMA 62 AV RCA
- +
Figure 2-6 — MMX 62 AV RCA rear panel
3
5
INPUTS
1
2
7
4
1
9
INPUTS
OUTPUTS
3
1
2
3
Use the supplied tie-wrap to strap the power cord to the
extended tail of the connector.
TX RX
R
12V
0.5A MAX
important. The ideal length is 3/16 inch (5 mm). Longer bare wires can short together. Shorter wires
are not as secure in the direct insertion connectors and
could be pulled out.
10
L
POWER
Tie Wrap
Figure 2-8 — Power connector wiring
12V
0.5A MAX
1
A
MMX 62 AV
3
POWER
Ridges
RS-232
Figure 2-4 — MMX 62 AV rear panel
POWER
Figure 2-8 shows how to wire the connector.
R
12V
0.5A MAX
1
Power connector — Plug the external 12 V power supply
into this 2-pole captive screw connector. The power supply
is included with the unit. No damage will result if the power
connector is wired incorrectly, but the unit will not power up.
Smooth
1
L
POWER
6
a
N Do not tin the power supply leads before installing in the
direct insertion connector. Tinned wires are not as secure
in the connectors and could be pulled out of the connector.
10
OUTPUTS
1
2
4
L
L
R
R
RS-232
2
- +
12V
0.5A MAX
TX RX
MMX 42 SVA RCA
Figure 2-7 — MMX 42 SVA RCA rear panel
2-6
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Installation
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Installation
2-7
Installation, cont’d
Video signal input connections
N The MMX switchers do not alter the video signal in any
way. The signal output by the switcher is in the same
format as the input.
b
Composite video input connectors — Connect composite video
sources to these female BNC connectors.
c
S-video input connectors — Connect S-video sources to these
4-pin mini DIN connectors.
The audio level for each input can be individually set, via
RS-232 link, to ensure that the level on the output does not vary
from input to input. See chapter 4, "Remote Control", for details.
g
RCA audio connectors — Connect unbalanced stereo audio
inputs to these RCA connectors. See figure 2-11 for an
illustration on how to wire the RCA connector.
Tip (Signal)
Tip (+)
Right Channel
(Red Jacket)
Video signal output connections
d
e
Sleeve (Gnd )
Composite video output connectors — Connect composite
video displays to these two female BNC connectors.
S-video output connectors — Connect S-video displays to these
two 4-pin mini DIN connectors.
Audio signal input connections
f
(high impedance)
Do not tin the wires!
(high impedance)
C When making connections for the switcher from
existing audio cables, see figure 2-10. A mono audio
connector consists of the tip and sleeve. A stereo
audio connector consists of the tip, ring and sleeve.
Sleeve
Tip (L)
Tip (signal)
Sleeve (Gnd)
Ring (R)
Tip (L)
Sleeve (Gnd)
Unbalanced mono
Sleeve (Gnd)
Unbalanced stereo
Sleeve(s)
Tip
NO GROUND HERE.
Unbalanced Output
Tip
Ring
Sleeve(s)
Tip
Ring
Balanced Output
CAUTION For unbalanced audio, connect the sleeve(s)
to the ground contact. DO NOT connect
the sleeve(s) to the negative (-) contacts.
Figure 2-9 — Captive screw connector wiring for input
Tip
NO GROUND HERE.
R
Balanced Input
Unbalanced Input
Tip
3/16”
(5 mm) Max.
R
Tip
Sleeve
3.5 mm, 5-pole captive screw connectors — Connect balanced
and/or unbalanced stereo audio outputs to these sockets using
connectors which are included with each MMX SVA switcher
(you must supply the audio cable). See figure 2-12 for an
illustration on how to wire a connector for the appropriate
output type.
L
Tip
Ring
Sleeve (s)
Tip
Ring
h
L
Do not tin the wires!
Tip
Sleeve
Figure 2-11 — RCA connector wiring
Audio signal output connections
3.5 mm, 5-pole captive screw connectors — Connect balanced
and unbalanced stereo audio inputs to these connectors
using captive screw connectors which are included with each
MMX VA and SVA (non RCA) switcher (you must supply the
audio cable). Figure 2-9 shows how to wire a connector for the
appropriate input type and impedance level.
3/16”
(5 mm) Max.
Left Channel
(White Jacket)
Sleeve ( )
Figure 2-12 — Captive screw connector wiring for
audio output
i
RCA audio connectors — Connect unbalanced stereo audio
outputs to these RCA connectors. See figure 2-11 for an
illustration on how to wire the RCA connector.
By default, the audio output follows the video switch. Audio
breakaway, commanded via the RS-232 link, allows the user to
select from any one of the audio input sources. See chapter 4,
"Remote Control" for details on the RS-232 connection.
Figure 2-10 — Phono audio connectors
2-8
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Installation
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Installation
2-9
Installation, cont’d
RS-232 connection
j
Remote connector — Connect a host device, such as a computer
or a touch control panel, to the MMX switcher via this 3-pole
captive screw connector (figure 2-13) for remote control using
the SIS or Windows-based control program.
5
1
Gnd
Rx
Tx
9
6
DB9 Pinout (Female)
To control equipment
Gnd
Rx
Tx
RS-232
3-pole
captive screw
connector/socket
Pin
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
RS-232
—
TX
RX
—
Gnd
—
—
—
—
Function
—
Transmit data (-)
Receive data (+)
—
Signal ground
—
—
—
—
Figure 2-13 — Wiring the remote connector
The RS-232 protocol of the rear panel RS-232/Remote connector
is 9600 baud, 1 stop bit, no parity, and no flow control.
See chapter 4, "Remote Control", for definitions of the SIS
commands and details on how to install and use the control
software.
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers
3
Chapter Three
Operation
Front Panel Controls and Indicators
Front Panel Operations
Memory
Front Panel Security Lockout (Executive Mode)
Genlock Sync
System Reset
Troubleshooting — If no Image Appears
2-10
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Installation
Operation
Front Panel Controls and Indicators
Front Panel Operations
Figure 3-1 shows the controls and indicators on the front panel
of the MMX 62 compact matrix switcher.
1
2
3
4
5
Plug in all system components and turn on the input devices
(such as DVD players and DSS receivers) and the output
devices. Set the input devices to output video using each
device’s own operating instructions.
Creating ties
OUTPUTS
INPUTS
1
2
3
CONFIG
4
5
6
1
VIDEO
2
AUDIO
MMX SERIES
Figure 3-1 — Front panel controls and indicators
(MMX 62 shown)
Create video and/or audio ties using the front panel buttons as
follows:
1.
Press and release the Outputs button to select the desired
output. The LED for the selected output lights.
a
Outputs button — The Outputs button toggles between
output 1 and output 2.
2.
b
Output LEDs — The Output LEDs indicate the selected output.
When an output is muted (audio and/or video) the input LED
for the muted output will be off (audio and/or video).
Press and release the Configuration button as necessary
to select either video and audio (audio follow) or video or
audio (audio breakaway).
3.
c
Press and release the button for the desired input. The
LED for the selected input lights.
Input buttons and LEDs — The input buttons (1 through 4 on
the MMX 42 and 1 through 6 on the MMX 62) select an input
for output. The input LEDs indicate the selected input and the
video and audio mutes as follows:
Input LED indications
3-2
A Tie is an input-to-output connection. An input can be tied to
both outputs. (An output can never be tied to more than one
input.)
Video only
tie
Audio only
tie
Video and
audio tie
Input selected
Lit
Blinking
Lit
Audio muted
Lit
Off
Lit
Video muted
Off
Blinking
Blinking
Video and audio muted
Off
Off
Off
d
Configuration (Config) button (video and/or audio selection) —
When pressed and released, the Configuration button cycles
through video and audio, audio only, and video only selection.
e
Video and Audio LEDs — The Video and Audio LEDs indicate
whether video, audio, or both are selected for display and/
or selection. If audio is broken away and video and audio are
selected for display, the Audio LED blinks.
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Operation
N If audio and video are tied from different inputs (audio
breakaway), and if you select video and audio for display,
the Video LED and the LED for the selected video input
light steadily and the Audio LED and the LED for the
selected audio input blink .
A tie can also be created by an RS-232 device (see chapter 4,
"Remote Control").
N If an output is muted via RS-232, pressing any input
button unmutes the output.
Memory
Audio settings are saved in nonvolatile memory. When the
switcher is powered off, the settings are retained. When
the switcher is powered on again, the switcher recalls the
connections made prior to power down and the saved settings
are active. On initial power on, the switcher defaults to input 1
tied to output 1 and output 2.
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Operation
3-3
Operation, cont’d
Front Panel Security Lockout (Executive Mode)
When front panel is locked, the front panel input and
Configuration buttons' functions are blocked. To toggle the
front panel lock on or off, press and hold down the Output and
Configuration buttons for more than 3 seconds. All LEDs flash
to indicate that the command has been accepted.
N When the front panel is locked, you still can view the tied
inputs by pressing the Outputs button to toggle between
the selection of output 1 and output 2.
Genlock Sync
When switching between inputs, the resulting image change
should be seamless and clean. The MMX switchers reference the
external sync signal on input #1 to synchronize switching during
the vertical interval. This allows vertical interval switching
between genlocked sources. Without the external sync locking
feature, switching between inputs can result in a brief rolling
(sync loss) or a brief change in the picture size.
System Reset
To reset the unit to factory defaults, press and hold the Config
button while power is applied. This resets the audio input
settings to unity (0 dB) and connects input 1 to outputs 1 and 2,
audio and video. The audio and video Config LEDs are lit.
Troubleshooting — If No Image Appears
3-4
1.
Ensure that all devices are plugged in and powered on.
The switcher is receiving power if the Power LED is lit.
2.
Ensure an active input and output are selected on the
MMX switcher.
3.
Ensure that the proper signal format is supplied.
4.
Check to see if the output is muted via an SIS command.
5.
Check the cabling and make corrections as necessary.
6.
Call the Extron S3 Sales & Technical Support Hotline if
necessary. See the rear cover of this manual for the phone
number in your region of the world.
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Operation
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers
4
Chapter Four
Remote Control
Simple Instruction Set Control
Windows®-Based Program Control
Remote Control
The switcher’s rear panel Remote connector (figure 4-1) can be
connected to the serial port output of a host device. Remote
communications with the switcher are via the Extron Simple
Instruction Set or using the Windows-based Extron control
program.
5
1
Gnd
Rx
Tx
9
6
DB9 Pinout (Female)
To control equipment
Gnd
Rx
Tx
RS-232
3-pole
captive screw
connector/socket
Pin
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
RS-232
—
TX
RX
—
Gnd
—
—
—
—
Function
—
Transmit data (-)
Receive data (+)
—
Signal ground
—
—
—
—
Figure 4-1 — Remote connector pinout
The RS-232 protocol of the rear panel RS-232/Remote connector
is 9600 baud, 1 stop bit, no parity, and no flow control.
Simple Instruction Set Control
Host-to-interface communications
SIS commands consist of one or more characters per field. No
special characters are required to begin or end a command
character sequence. When a command is valid, the switcher
executes the command and sends a response to the host device.
All responses from the switcher to the host end with a carriage
return and a line feed (CR/LF = ]), which signals the end of the
response character string. A string is one or more characters.
4-2
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Remote Control
Switcher-initiated messages
When a local event, such as a front panel operation or error
condition, occurs, the switcher responds by sending a message
to the host. The switcher-initiated messages are listed below:
(c) Copyright 2004, Extron Electronics MMX (42 or 62), Vx.xx,
60-nnn-nn]
The switcher issues the copyright message and the input
selected message when it first powers on. Vx.xx is the firmware
version number.
Outy•Inn•All]
Outy•Inn•Vid]
Outy•Inn•Aud]
The switcher sends the Outy•Inn message whenever the
selected input is changed using the front panel buttons. y is
the output number and n is the input number. All, Vid, or Aud
indicates both video and audio, video only, or audio only. The
power-up default is video and audio input 1 tied to output 1
and output 2.
Error responses
When the switcher receives a valid SIS command, it executes
the command and sends a response to the host device. If
the switcher is unable to execute the command because the
command is invalid or it contains invalid parameters, the
switcher returns an error response to the host. The error
response codes are:
E01 - Invalid input channel number (out of range)
E10 - Invalid command
E12 - Invalid output number (out of range)
E13 - Invalid parameter
Timeout
Pauses of 10 seconds or longer between command ASCII
characters result in a timeout. The command operation is
aborted with no other indication.
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Remote Control
4-3
4-4
= Input
01 through maximum
= Input number (for tie)
X#
X$
X%
X^
X&
X*
00 through maximum
(Input 0 = deselected output
= Output number
01 or 02
= Gain /attenuation value
-18 to +24 (43 steps)
= Gain value (+dB)
Numeric value, 00 to 24 (default = 00)
= Attenuation value (-dB)
Numeric value, 00 to 18
= On or off status
0 (off) or 1 (on)
= Software version
x.xx
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Remote Control
Additional description
field except where indicated for the audio level (gain and
attenuation) commands. Symbols are used throughout the
table to represent variables in the command/response fields.
Command and response examples are shown throughout the
table. The ASCII to HEX conversion table below is for use with
the command/response table.
1*B
0*B
Global video mute
Global video unmute
1*Z
0*Z
Read audio mute
Global audio mute
Global audio unmute
Audio unmute
Audio mute
X#*1Z
X#*0Z
X#Z
Audio mute commands
Video mute
Video mute
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Remote Control
Output X# audio mute status is X& (0 = off, 1 = on).
Mute all audio outputs.
Unmute all audio outputs.
Unmute output X# audio (audio on).
X#]
Amt1]
Amt0]
Unmute all video outputs.
Vmt0]
Mute (silence) output X# audio.
Output X# video mute status is X& (0 = off, 1 = on).
Mute all video outputs.
X&]
Vmt1]
AmtX#*0]
Unmute output X# video.
AmtX#*1]
Mute output X# video (blank screen).
Audio output X# tied to input X@.
VmtX#*0]
Video output X# tied to input X@.
InX@]
VmtX#*1]
Tie input X@‘s audio to output X# (audio is broken away).
OutX#•InX@•Aud]
InX@]
X#*1B
X#*0B
X#B
Tie input X@‘s video to output X# (video is broken away).
Video unmute
Video mute commands
View audio output tie
View video output tie
Create an audio only tie
OutX#•InX@•Vid]
Tie input 5's video and audio to output 2.
Out02•In05•All]
5*2!
The command/response table begins on page 4-5. Either upper
case or lower case letters are acceptable in the command
X@*X#%
X@*X#$
X#%
X#$
Using the command/response table
Create a video only tie
Example:
N Commands can be entered back-to-back in a string, with no spaces. For example: 1*1!02*02%3*03$.
Create a video and audio tie
X@*X#!
OutX#•InX@•All]
Tie input X@‘s video and audio to output X#.
Create and view ties
(switcher to host)
= space
Response
Symbol definitions
] = CR/LF (carriage return/line feed)
(host to switcher)
ASCII to HEX Conversion Table
ASCII command
Space
Command
•
X!
X@
Command/response table for SIS commands
Remote Control, cont’d
4-5
Command/response table for SIS commands
Command
ASCII command
(host to switcher)
Response
(switcher to host)
Additional description
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Remote Control
Create and view ties
N Commands can be entered back-to-back in a string, with no spaces. For example: 1*1!02*02%3*03$.
Create a video and audio tie
X@*X#!
OutX#•InX@•All]
Tie input X@‘s video and audio to output X#.
Example:
Create a video only tie
5*2!
Out02•In05•All]
Tie input 5's video and audio to output 2.
X@*X#%
X@*X#$
X#%
X#$
OutX#•InX@•Vid]
Tie input X@‘s video to output X# (video is broken away).
OutX#•InX@•Aud]
Tie input X@‘s audio to output X# (audio is broken away).
InX@]
Video output X# tied to input X@.
InX@]
Audio output X# tied to input X@.
VmtX#*1]
Mute output X# video (blank screen).
VmtX#*0]
Unmute output X# video.
Video mute
X#*1B
X#*0B
X#B
X&]
Global video mute
1*B
Vmt1]
Output X# video mute status is X& (0 = off, 1 = on).
Mute all video outputs.
Global video unmute
0*B
Vmt0]
Unmute all video outputs.
AmtX#*1]
Mute (silence) output X# audio.
AmtX#*0]
Unmute output X# audio (audio on).
Read audio mute
X#*1Z
X#*0Z
X#Z
Global audio mute
1*Z
Output X# audio mute status is X& (0 = off, 1 = on).
Mute all audio outputs.
Global audio unmute
0*Z
X&]
Amt1]
Amt0]
Create an audio only tie
View video output tie
View audio output tie
Video mute commands
Video mute
Video unmute
Audio mute commands
Audio mute
Audio unmute
Unmute all audio outputs.
4-5
Command
ASCII command
MMX 42/62 Series Matrix Switchers • Remote Control
(host to switcher)
Response
(switcher to host)
Additional description
Set input audio level
N The set gain (G) and set attenuation (g) commands are case sensitive.
Set gain (+dB)
X!*X%G
InX!•AudX$]
Example:
Set attenuation (-dB)
Increment level
Decrement level
View audio level
4*3G
In04•Aud+03]
Set input X!'s audio level to X$ dB.
Set input 4's audio level to +3 dB gain.
X!*X^g
X!+G
X!-G
X!G
InX!•AudX$]
Set input X!'s audio level to X$ dB.
InX!•AudX$]
Increase X!'s audio level by 1 dB.
InX!•AudX$]
Decrease X!'s audio level by 1 dB.
X$]
Front panel lockout (executive mode)
Lock front panel
1X
Exe1]
Lock front panel.
Unlock front panel
0X
Exe0]
Unlock front panel.
View front panel lock status
X
X&]
Show lock status. 0 =unlocked, 1 = locked.
EZA}
EZB}
EZZ}
EZXXX}
Zpa]
Reseat all audio levels to 0 dB.
Zpb]
Unmute all video outputs.
Zpz]
Unmute all audio outputs.
Zpx]
Reset switcher to factory default settings.
Reset commands
Reset all audio levels to 0 dB
Unmute all video outputs
Unmute all audio outputs
System reset to defaults
Miscellaneous commands
V1*X@•A1*X@•V2*X@•A2*X@•Vmt1*X&•Amt1*X&•Vmt2*X&•Amt2*X&]
See appendix A, "Reference Information", for part numbers
Information request
I
Request part number
N
Nnn-nnn-nn]
Query firmware version
Q
X*]
Controller firmware version is X*.
Remote Control, cont’d
4-6
Command/response table for SIS commands (continued)
Windows®-Based Program Control
The Windows-based Extron Universal Switcher Control
Program, which communicates with the switcher via the
RS-232 port, provides an easy way to configure and operate the
MMX Series matrix switchers. The program is compatible with
Windows 2000 and Windows XP.
Installing the software
The program is contained on the Extron Software Products
DVD. Install the software as follows:
1.
Insert the DVD into the drive. The Extron software DVD
window (figure 4-2) should appear automatically.
Figure 4-2 — Software DVD window
N If the window does not self-start, run Launch.exe from the
DVD.
2.
Click the Software tab (figure 4-2).
3.
Scroll to the desired program and click Install (figure 4-3).
Figure 4-3 — Software installation
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Follow the on-screen instructions. By default, the
Windows installation of the Universal Switchers Control
Program creates a C:\Program Files\Extron\UnivSW,
and it places the following four icons into a group folder
named “Extron Electronics\Universal Switcher”:
4.
•
•
•
•
Check for Universal Switcher Updates
Uninstall Universal Switcher
Universal Switcher Control Program
Universal Switcher Help
Using the software
Run the program as follows:
1.
Click Start > Programs > Extron Electronics > Universal
Switcher > Universal Switcher Control Pgm.
2.
Click the comm port that is connected to the switcher’s
RS-232 port (figure 4-4).
Figure 4-5 — Universal Switcher Control program
window
Figure 4-4 — Comm Port Selection window
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Input selection
See figure 4-5. The top row of inputs is available for output 1
and the bottom row of inputs is available for output 2. The
same input can be routed to both outputs, but an output can
only be tied to a single input.
3.
The Extron Universal Switcher Control Program window
(figure 4-5) displays the current ties.
Tie an input to an output by clicking the numbered input button
you want to tie to each output (figure 4-5).
In figure 4-5:
N To switch the video or audio plane
indicates that the video input is selected.
indicates that the audio input is selected.
indicates that the input is not selected.
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independently (video breakaway or audio breakaway) click
the Video or Audio checkbox as desired to deselect that
plane (the default is both boxes on).
Input selection from the switcher’s front panel causes the
program to “light” the associated indicators in the program
to reflect the change.
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Muting the video and audio signals
To mute one or both of the switcher’s video or audio outputs:
1.
Place the mouse cursor over the A/V Mute tab at
the side of the window. The A/V Mute field
(figure 4-6) replaces the Unit Info field that was
shown in figure 4-5.
1
Setting audio levels
To set or changes the levels for audio inputs:
1.
Place the mouse cursor over the Gain/Attenuation 1
tab at the side of the window. The Gain/Attenuation
field (figure 4-7) replaces the Unit Info field that was
shown in figure 4-5.
3
3
2
2
Figure 4-6 — A/V mute field
T Click the pushpin icon ( ) to anchor the field in place.
2.
a. Click in the field for the desired output (1 or 2) and
plane (Audio or Video).
Figure 4-7 — Gain/Attenuation field
T Click the pushpin icon ( ) to anchor the field in place.
2.
b. The field becomes a drop-down box.
c. Select the desired decibel level (-18 dB through +24 dB)
for the input.
b. The field becomes a drop-down box.
c. Select the desired condition (Off or On) for the mute.
3.
Click the Apply button to save the change or Cancel to
abandon the change. The associated Audio or Video check
box turns yellow when that plane is muted.
The mute function is not available from the switcher’s front
panel and can only be achieved under RS-232 control. When an
output is muted, and if the muted output's front panel Outputs
LED is lit, the front panel Input LED for the input tied to that
output is off.
N If an output is muted, any tie made from the front panel to
that output unmutes it.
a. Click in the decibel field for the desired input.
N Settings are changed in 1 dB increments and affect both
left and right channels equally.
3.
Click the Apply button to save the change or Cancel to
abandon the change.
The level function is not available from the switcher’s front
panel and can only be achieved under RS-232 control.
N You can set all inputs to the input 1
level by clicking the Set All button.
N You can set all inputs to the default level (0 dB)
by clicking the Default button.
N You can also mute all inputs (effectively muting
the output) by clicking the Mute All check box.
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Front panel security lockout (Executive mode)
If the switcher is installed in an accessible area, where operation
by unauthorized personnel may be a problem, a security
lock-out feature can be implemented that locks all Input buttons
and the Configuration button. When the front panel is locked, it
cannot be operated. Either an RS-232 function (SIS command or
program operation) or front panel operation (press and hold the
Outputs and Configuration buttons for 3 seconds) is required to
unlock the front panel before it can be operated.
2.
On the Download Center screen (figure 4-9), click the
MMX 42 and 62 Series Download link.
2
Toggle the front panel lock on and off by clicking the tool bar's
Lock button ( ).
N When the front panel is locked, the switcher still responds
to SIS and control program commands.
Figure 4-9 — MMX firmware
3.
N When the front panel is locked, you still can view the tied
inputs by pressing the Outputs button to toggle between
the selection of output 1 and output 2.
Complete the Personal Information form (figure 4-10) and
click the Download button.
Updating the firmware
If firmware updates are implemented for the MMX, they are
made available on the Extron Web site, www.extron.com. The
Firmware Loader software is also available from the Extron site.
Use the SIS “Q” command to determine the switcher’s current
firmware level.
Downloading the firmware from the Web site
To obtain the latest version of firmware for your MMX switcher:
1.
Visit the Extron Web site (www.extron.com), click the
Download tab, then click the Firmware link on the left
sidebar menu (figure 4-8).
1
3
Figure 4-10 — Personal information form
4.
Follow the instructions on the rest of the download screens
to save the executable firmware file to your computer.
Note the folder to which you save the file.
5.
In the Windows Explorer or other file browser, locate the
downloaded executable file, and double-click on it to open
it.
6.
Follow the instructions on the Installation Wizard
screens to install the new firmware on your computer. A
Release Notes file, which contains information on what
has changed in the new firmware version, and a set of
instructions for updating the firmware are also loaded.
1
Figure 4-8 — Extron Web site Download Center
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Loading the firmware to the switcher
To load a new version of firmware to your MMX switcher,
call the Firmware Loader software from within the Universal
Switcher Control Program. Your computer’s serial port must
be connected to the switcher’s serial port. See chapter 2,
“Installation,” for more information.
1.
If necessary, download the Firmware Loader installer
executable file to your computer, as follows:
a. On the Extron Web site, click the Download tab.
b. On the Download Center page, click Software on the
left sidebar menu.
c. Locate the “Firmware Loader” line and click the
Download link at the far right.
d. Follow the instructions on the download screens to
save the installer file to your computer.
e. In Windows Explorer or another file browser, locate the
Firmware Loader executable file in your computer’s
file system and double-click on it to open it.
Figure 4-11 — Add Device screen
4.
From the drop-down menus on the RS-232 screen, select
the appropriate Com port number and baud rate (the
default is 9600).
5.
Click OK. The Firmware Loader window appears
(figure 4-12).
f. Follow the instructions on the Installation Wizard
screens to install the Firmware Loader on your
computer. Unless you specify otherwise, the installer
program places the Firmware Loader file, “FWLoader.
exe” in C:\Program Files\Extron\FWLoader.
6
N If the Extron and FWLoader folders do not yet exist in
your Program Files folder, the installer creates them.
2.
In the Universal Switcher Control Program, click the tool
bar's Firmware Loader button ( ).
N If the Firmware Loader button does not appear in the
Universal Switcher Control Program window, the
Firmware Loader software is not installed.
3.
If you have not previously updated firmware for the MMX
switcher before, on the Add Device screen (figure 4-11),
select the RS-232 tab.
If you have previously updated firmware for this model,
click Cancel. The Firmware Loader window appears.
Proceed to step 6.
Figure 4-12 — Extron Firmware Loader window
6.
Select the MMX and click File > Open. The Choose
Firmware File screen appears (figure 4-13, on the next
page).
N Although the screen also has a TCP/IP tab, the switcher
does not have a LAN port. Do not select the TCP/IP tab.
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Windows menus
File menu
7
Save Communications Log ... —
Opens a Save Log window
that allows you to save all SIS
commands from the current
session to a text (*.txt) file.
Print Preview Communications Log ... — Opens a window that
presents a preview of a printed log of all SIS commands
from the current session.
7
Print Communications Log ... — Prints all SIS commands from
the current session.
Exit — Closes the Universal Switchers Control Program.
Figure 4-13 — Choose Firmware File window
View menu
7.
Navigate to and select the new firmware file. Click Open.
The Choose Firmware File window closes.
N When downloaded from the Extron Web site, the firmware is
placed at C: Program Files\Extron\Firmware\MMX4262.
C The firmware file must have a .s19 extension. Other
file types can cause the switcher to stop functioning.
8.
In the Firmware Loader window, click Begin (figure 4-14).
The Total Progress and Progress status bars show the
progress of the upload. The firmware upload to the
switcher may take several minutes. Once the status bars
have progressed from 0% to 100%, and Status is listed
as Complete, the firmware loader utility resets the switcher.
Display — Allows you to select
between horizontal
(figure 4-5) and vertical
(figure 4-15) display of the
input and output selection
window. These selections
are also available via the tool bar's Horizontal button (
and Vertical button ( ).
)
Figure 4-15 — Vertical display
Features View — Allows you to select which field, Unit Info, or
A/V Mute, Gain/Attenuation to display as the default
field in the top right of the Universal Switcher Control
Program window.
Communications Log View — Opens the communications log if
it is not already open. This selection is also available via
the tool bar's Communications Log View button ( ).
Figure 4-14 — Firmware Loader screen
9.
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Command Prompt ... — Opens an MS-DOS window.
Click Exit to close the Firmware Loader.
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Communication menu
Connect (shown unavailable) — Available
only when no switcher is connected
to the program, this selection opens
the Communications Setup window, from where you can
connect to a switcher. This selection is also available via
the tool bar's Connect button ( ).
Disconnect — Available only when a switcher is connected to the
program, this selection disconnects the switcher from the
program. This selection is also available via the tool bar's
Disconnect button ( ).
Configure menu
Refresh Window Layout — Restores
the Universal Switchers
Control Program to its
default display layout (Unit
Info field displayed and
Communications Log turned
on.
Refesh Signal Status — Issues the SIS "I" command and displays
the results (all video and audio ties and all video and audio
mutes) in the window. This selection is also available via
the tool bar's Refresh button ( ).
Front Panel Lock — Locks or unlocks all Input buttons and the
Configuration button. See "Front panel security lockout
(Executive mode)". This selection is also available via the
tool bar's Lock button ( ).
Firmware Loader ... — Calls the Extron Firmware Loader utility
(if installed on the PC) to replace the switcher's firmware.
See "Updating the firmware". This selection is also
available via the tool bar's Firmware Loader button ( ).
Unit Resets — Allows you to execute several switcher resets:
System, Audio Input Gain, Video Mute, and Audio Mute.
See the "Reset Commands" SIS commands for more information.
Using the help system
For information about program features, you can access the help
program in any of the following ways:
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•
Click Start > Programs > Extron Electronics > Universal
Switcher > Universal Switcher Control Help.
•
From within the Windows-based switcher control
program, click on the Help entry on the task bar.
•
From within the Windows-based switcher control
program, press the F1 key.
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Appendix A
Reference Information
Specifications
Part Numbers
Reference Information
Specifications
Video
Routing
MMX 42 Series������������������� 4 x 2 matrix
MMX 62 Series������������������� 6 x 2 matrix
Gain������������������������������������������������� Unity
Bandwidth�������������������������������������� 150 MHz (-3 dB), fully loaded
0 - 10 MHz�������������������������� No more than +0.1 dB to -0.1 dB
0 - 130 MHz������������������������ No more than +0.5 dB to -0.5 dB
Phase between I/Os���������������������� <1.28° at 3.58 MHz
Differential phase error���������������� 0.1° at 3.58 MHz and 4.43 MHz
Differential gain error������������������� 0.1% at 3.58 MHz and 4.43 MHz
Max. propagation of delay����������� 5 ns typical (±1 ns)
Crosstalk����������������������������������������� -50 dB @ 5 MHz
Switching speed���������������������������� 200 ns (max.)
Video input
Number/signal type
MMX 42 and MMX 62 composite video models
4 or 6 composite video
MMX 42 SVA���������������������� 4 S-video
Connectors
MMX 42 and MMX 62 composite video models
4 or 6 female BNC
MMX 42 SVA���������������������� 4 female 4-pin mini DIN
Nominal level�������������������������������� 1 Vp-p for Y of S-video, and for composite
video
0.3 Vp-p for C of S-video
Minimum/maximum levels�������� Analog: 0.5 V to 2.0 Vp-p with no offset
Impedance�������������������������������������� 75 ohms
Return loss�������������������������������������� <-30 dB @ 5 MHz
DC offset (max. allowable)���������� 1.5 V
Connectors
MMX 42 and MMX 62 composite video models
2 female BNC
MMX 42 SVA���������������������� 2 female 4-pin mini DIN
Nominal level�������������������������������� 1 Vp-p for Y of S-video, and for composite
video
0.3 Vp-p for C of S-video
Minimum/maximum levels�������� 0 V to 2.0 Vp-p
Impedance�������������������������������������� 75 ohms
Return loss�������������������������������������� -30 dB @ 5 MHz
DC offset����������������������������������������� ±5 mV maximum with input at 0 offset
Switching type������������������������������� Vertical interval
Sync
Standards���������������������������������������� NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL, SECAM
Audio
Routing
MMX 42 Series������������������� 4 x 2 stereo matrix
MMX 62 Series������������������� 6 x 2 stereo matrix
Gain
Captive screw models������ Unbalanced output: -6 dB; balanced
output: 0 dB
RCA connector models����� Unbalanced output: 0 dB
Frequency response���������������������� 20 Hz to 20 kHz, ±0.05 dB
THD + Noise���������������������������������� 0.03% @ 1 kHz at rated nominal level
S/N�������������������������������������������������� >90 dB, output 21 dBu, balanced, at
maximum output (unweighted)
Crosstalk����������������������������������������� <-80 dB @ 1 kHz, fully loaded
Stereo channel separation������������ >90 dB @ 1 kHz
CMRR���������������������������������������������� >75 dB @ 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Video output
Number/signal type
MMX 42 and MMX 62 composite video models
2 composite video
MMX 42 SVA���������������������� 2 S-video
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Audio input
Number/signal type
Captive screw models������ 4 or 6 stereo, balanced/unbalanced
RCA connector models����� 4 or 6 stereo, unbalanced
Connectors
Captive screw models������ (4 or 6) 3.5 mm captive screw connectors,
5 pole
RCA connector models����� 4 or 6 pairs of female RCA connectors
Impedance�������������������������������������� >10k ohms unbalanced/balanced, DC
coupled
Nominal level�������������������������������� -10 dBV (316 mV)
Maximum level������������������������������ +19.5 dBu, (balanced or unbalanced) at
1%THD+N
Input gain adjustment������������������ –18 dB to +24 dB, adjustable per input via
RS-232 only
N
0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms, 0 dBV = 1 Vrms, 0 dBV ≈ 2 dBu
Audio output
Number/signal type
Captive screw models������ 2 stereo, balanced/unbalanced
RCA connector models����� 2 stereo, unbalanced
Connectors
Captive screw models������ (2) 3.5 mm captive screw connectors,
5 pole
RCA connector models����� 2 pairs of female RCA connectors
Impedance�������������������������������������� 50 ohms unbalanced, 100 ohms balanced
Gain error��������������������������������������� ±0.1 dB channel to channel
Maximum level (Hi-Z)����������������� >+21 dBu, balanced or unbalanced at
1%THD+N
Maximum level (600 ohm)����������� >+15 dBm, balanced or unbalanced at
1%THD+N
General
External power supply����������������� 100 VAC to 240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, external; to
12 VDC, 1 A, regulated
Power input requirements����������� 12 VDC, 0.5 A
Temperature/humidity���������������� Storage: -40 to +158 °F (-40 to +70 °C) /
10% to 90%, noncondensing
Operating: +32 to +122 °F (0 to +50 °C) /
10% to 90%, noncondensing
Cooling������������������������������������������� Convection, no vents
Mounting
Rack mount������������������������ Yes, with optional 1U rack shelf
Enclosure type������������������������������� Metal
Enclosure dimensions������������������� 1.75" H x 8.75" W x 3.0" D
(1U high, half rack wide)
4.4 cm H x 22.2 cm W x 7.6 cm D
(Depth excludes connectors.)
Product weight������������������������������ 4.0 lbs (1.8 kg)
Shipping weight���������������������������� 5 lbs (3 kg)
Vibration����������������������������������������� ISTA 1A in carton
(International Safe Transit Association)
Regulatory compliance
Listings������������������������������� CE, c-UL, UL
Compliances����������������������� CE, C-tick, FCC Class A , ICES, VCCI
MTBF����������������������������������������������� 30,000 hours
Warranty����������������������������������������� 3 years parts and labor
N
All nominal levels are at ±10%.
N
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
Control/remote — switcher
Serial control port�������������������������� RS-232, female 3.5 mm captive screw
connector, 3 pole
Baud rate and protocol����������������� 9600 baud, 8 data bits, 1 stop bit, no parity
Serial control pin configurations� 1 = TX, 2 = RX, 3 = GND
Program control����������������������������� Extron control/configuration program for
Windows®
Extron Simple Instruction Set (SIS™)
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Part Numbers
Cables
MMX part numbers
Model
Part number
MMX 42 AV 4 x 2 video/audio switcher
60-556-21
Cable
MMX 42 SVA 4 x 2 S-video/audio switcher
60-556-22
MHR-2 SVM-M/6 (6 feet/1.8 meters)
26-316-02
MMX 42 AV RCA 4 x 2 video/audio switcher
60-556-31
MHR-2 SVM-M/12 (12 feet/3.6 meters)
26-316-03
MMX 42 SVA RCA 4 x 2 S-video/audio switcher
60-556-32
MHR-2 SVM-M/20 (20 feet/6.0 meters)
26-316-01
MMX 62 AV 6 x 2 video/audio switcher
60-557-21
MHR-2 SVM-M/30 (30 feet/9.1 meters)
26-316-04
MMX 62 AV RCA 6 x 2 video/audio switcher
60-557-31
MHR-2 SVM-M/50 (50 feet/15.2 meters)
26-316-05
MHR-2 SVM-M/75 (75 feet/22.8 meters)
26-316-06
MHR-2 SVM-M/100 (100 feet/30.4 meters)
26-316-07
Included Parts
These items are included in each order for an MMX matrix
switcher:
Model
Part number
12 VDC external power supply
Tweeker (small screwdriver)
Part number
Extron super high resolution RG6 BNC cable is suitable for
composite video. This cable is terminated with male BNC
connectors on both ends.
Cable
IEC power cord
Part number
RG6 BNC/3 (3 feet/0.9 meter)
26-383-01
2-pole captive screw connector
RG6 BNC/6 (6 feet/1.8 meters)
26-383-12
3-pole captive screw connector
RG6 BNC/12 (12 feet/3.6 meters)
26-383-07
5-pole captive screw connector (6 or 8)
(non RCA models only)
RG6 BNC/25 (25 feet/7.6 meters)
26-383-04
Extron Software Products DVD
(Matrix Switchers Control Program)
RG6 BNC/35 (35 feet/10.6 meters)
26-383-13
RG6 BNC/50 (50 feet/15.2 meters)
26-383-05
RG6 BNC/75 (75 feet/22.8 meters)
26-383-06
RG6 BNC/100 (100 feet/30.4 meters)
26-383-03
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Mounting accessories
Accessory
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Extron MHR-2 SVM-M cable is suitable for S-video. This cable
is terminated with male 4-pin mini DIN connectors on both
ends.
Part number
RSF 123 3.5-inch deep rack shelf kit
60-190-20
RSB 123 3.5-inch deep rack shelf
60-604-21
RSU 126 6-inch deep universal rack shelf kit
60-190-10
RSB 126 6-inch deep basic rack shelf
60-604-11
RSU 129 9.5-inch deep 1U universal rack shelf kit
60-190-01
RSB 129 9.5-inch deep 1U basic rack shelf
60-604-02
MBU 123 Under desk mounting kit
70-212-01
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