PRID_1556_doc_153.138_English_manual_1 (Öppnas i nytt fönster)

PRID_1556_doc_153.138_English_manual_1 (Öppnas i nytt fönster)
RS232
LAN
EMAIL
LED DISPLAY SYSTEM
USER'S MANUAL REV.2.0
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Key Features .................................................................1
Keyboard layout...............................................................2
IR remote operation instruction diagram.........................................3
IR SECTION
Getting started................................................................4
Programming a simple message
Programming alternate characters................................................5
Display letters, numbers, symbols,
European, Pre-leading messages,
Graphics page.
Attention getting features..................................................... 6-7
Selecting text colors, font sizes.
Advanced features...........................................................7-9
Special effects schedule display
Display Date&Time, Running combined pages,
Resetting system, Setting ID address,
Setting brightness, Setting system clock.
SOFTWARE SECTION
System Requirements and Running the setup.................................10-12
The Software Screen..........................................................12
Set-Up.......................................................................12
Connecting the cable
The menu bar.............................................................13-15
Menu Bar functions and features, European
char table.
Sending a message...........................................................15
Sending a message to sign after Set-Up
The bmp graphic editor......................................................16-19
Editting and displaying graphics, Color
window, Edit button, Edit function,
Display zoom in or out, Color selection
LAN communication........................................................19-22
Setting up the RSC and TMC to send
messages via the LAN
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Internet e-mail communication...............................................22-23
Setting up the RTC and TMC to send
messages via the Internet.
! QUICK REFERENCE SECTION................................23
Color code table...............................................................23
Font size table.......................................................... ......23
European table................................................................24
Special effects table............................................................24
Display effect, speed, time.....................................................25
Help section...............................................................26-27
PLEASE READ BEFORE STARTING
This manual contains three overall sections:
IR Remote Section
Programming your new sign using the included
IR Remote Keyboard
Software Section
Programming your new sign using the included
Software
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Quick Reference Section
Corresponding Codes for IR Remote Keyboard
Help Section
Most commonly asked questions, troubleshooting, contacting
technical support
The step-by-step process of explanation will help you accomplish a few
examples before starting on your own.
KEY FEATURES
COLORS AND FONT SIZES
By combining colors and different font sizes, the LED display will allow you
to advertise and capture your customers attention like never before.
VISUAL TEXT EFFECTS AND GRAPHICS
With such functions as cycling, scroll-up, scroll down, and overlap, advertising
has never been so much fun! powerful graphics editor can create your own to
make your messages stand out!
DEPENDABILITY AND DURABILITY
All of our signs are manufactured under strict quality controls for years of problem free operation. The aluminum casing minimizes interference and assures
reliability wherever it is installed.
LARGE MEMORY AND MESSAGE STORAGE
The led display system is equipped with 32K of memory with the capability to retain
your programmed information for up to 30 days when not used.
* Internal back-up battery.
SCHEDULE DISPLAY FUNCTION
To display different message with different time/date. One touch easy
operation press one key to display date and time or pre-loading message.
Led display system Software for use with Windows 98 and higher
Please see the Software Section, for all the features!
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KEYBOARD LAYOUT
INFRA-RED REMOTE KEYBOARD LAYOUT
Command Keys
Keys located in the yellow area
Character Keys
Keys outside the yellow area
Upper Case Keys (26) A-Z
Lower Case Keys (26) a-z
Numeric (10) 0-9
Symbols (29) !; ...
European (64) A
Please refer to page 6-7 for
instructions on displaying
European characters
NOTE:
IR keyboard must be pointed
at the built-in infra-red sensor
located on the top left hand
corner of the sign.
Optimum operating distance
should be around 5' to 30'.
DO NOT subject the remote
keyboard to impact, water or
excessive humidity.
The remote keyboard operates
on two R6 (UM/SUM-3, AA) or
AAA 1.5-volt batteries.
Batteries not included.
Inserting Batteries
Battery Cover
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IR REMOTE OPERATION INSTRUCTION DIAGRAM
START
ON/OFF
TIME/DATE
CANCEL
ESC
Q-PROG
INPUT MESSAGE
A...Z.
SHIFT (a..z,0..9,!..,)
` ..Z)
EUROP-CHAR (A
FONT (4x7,5x7,6x7)
SPACE
DEL
ENTER
V
PROG
SELECT PAGE EDIT
INPUT MESSAGE
SELECT
ENTER
LEADING AND
DISPLAY EFFECT
ENTER
* Refer Q-prog
SELECT
ENTER
DISPLAY TIME
ENTER
SELECT SCHEDULE DISPLAY
SET START YEAR
ENTER
MONTH
ENTER
SELECT SEHEDULE(A..E)
ENTER
INPUT DISPLAY ENTER
PAGES(A...Z)
ENTER
SELECT ID ADDRESS 00..FF
ENTER
SET BRIGHTNESS
SELECT BRIGHTNESS .A..D
SET CLOCK YEAR
SELECT YEAR 00..99
ENTER
ENTER
SELECT MONTH 01..12
SET CLOCK MONTH
SELECT DATE 01..31
SET CLOCK DATE
SELECT HOUR 00..23
SET CLOCK HOUR
INPUT PAGE ABC...Z
** For 2 line display only.
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ENTER
ENTER
ENTER
ENTER
SELECT MINUTE 00..59
SET CLOCK MINUTE
RUN PAGE
ENTER
MINUTE
ENTER
CLEAR ALL
SET ID
SELECT
CLOSING
EFFECT
SELECT
MOVING SPEED
SET CLOSE YEAR
ENTER
MONTH
MINUTE
ENTER
FUNCT
ENTER
CHANGE PAGE(A..Z)
ENTER
ESC
IR SECTION
GETTING STARTED BY REMOTE CONTROL
PRESS ON/OFF
The sign will display on and off
PRESS TIME/DATE - - - ESC ((OFF))
To display the time and date message only, press ESC to cancel time/date
display function.
Programming a simple message with Q-PROG
Let's practice how to program a simple message by following the steps below.
Make sure your sign is currently running a message.
Display
Press
1.
Q-PROG
Description
Stop the sign and wait for message
input
2. H E L L O SPACE
HELLO
TIP If you key-in a wrong character, press
TIP:
entered.
3.
ENTRE
HELLO HELLO
Key-in "HELLO" using the
character keys
DEL to delete the last character
Runs the message you
programmed
PROGRAMMING ALTERNATE CHARACTERS
Display lower-case Letters, numbers, and symbols using the
SHIFT key.
Please take notice of the INDICATION BLOCK, which appears on the left hand
corner of the sign whenever the SHIFT key is pressed in the following steps.
1.
Press
2.
3.
Press A to display the letter" A".
Press the SHIFT key once. Now press any one of the letter
character keys on the IR Remote. character keys active
(lower-case mode).
4.
Press SHIFT again. Now press any one of the white number character
keys on the IR Remote. white character keys active (numerical
numerical mode).
mode
Press the SHIFT key again. Now press any one of the green symbols
character keys on the IR Remote. green character keys active
(symbols mode).
5.
6.
Q-PROG
to stop the sign. and program a message
Press SHIFT again to return you to the upper-case mode. Press any letter
key to verify that you are back in the upper-case mode.
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NOTE: Upper-Case mode is the default selection when beginning to program.
Once you press the SHIFT key, you are no longer in the upper-case mode.
Follow steps 3 - 6 to toggle between modes.
7.
Press ENTER to run your message.
Displaying European characters using the EUROP-CHAR key.
1.
2.
3.
Press Q-PROG to stop the sign. and program a message.
Press A to display the letter "A".
Now press the EUROP-CHAR key. As you will notice, the letter "A" has now
changed its shape to the European letter. Continue to press the
key until you reach the European style "A" of your choice.
EUROP-CHAR
TIP: To revert back to the normal character, continue to press EUROP-CHAR.
Also, you can press any letter at any time to continue to type normal characters.
4.
5.
Following previous steps 2 and 3, try to display the European character for
the letter "U".
Press ENTER to run your message.
PROGRAMMING ALTERNATE CHARACTERS
Displaying European characters in lower-case using the and SHIFT
EUROP-CHAR key.
1.
Press
2.
Press the SHIFT key once to go into the lower-case mode. Remember,
the SHIFT key toggles you from 4 different modes. Upper case, lower-
Q-PROG
to stop the sign. Press and program a message.
case, numerical, and symbols mode.
3.
Now press C to display the letter" C "in lower-case.
4.
Now press the EUROP-CHAR key. As you will notice, the letter" c "has now
changed its shape to the European.
5.
While staying in the lower-case mode, try to display the European character
for the letter "o".
6.
Press
ENTER
to run your message.
NOTE: There are 64 European characters that you can choose from. Please
NOTE
refer to the Quick Reference Guide for the European Characters Table and corresponding letters.
TIP : Use the letter "G" with EUROP-CHAR to display some Greek characters.
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ATTENTION GETTING FEATURES
Displaying pre-loading message or graphics page.
Let's say you had pre-loaded a message to page e and you wanted to display
Press
Display
Description
1.
RUN-PAGE
STOP MODE
2.
E
(PG: E )
Stops the sign and wait page
data
Display PAGE E
3.
Runs your message
ENTER
NOTE : There are 26 pages can pre-loading message that you can select to display
from A To Z.
Link display pre-loading message
Press
1. RUN-PAGE
2. A B E
3. ENTER
Display
Description
STOP MODE
STOP AND WAIT PAGE DATA
DISPLAY PAGE A,B,E
RUNS YOUR MESSAGE.
(PG:A,B,E)
ATTENTION GETTING FEATURES
Using the COLOR key to select a text color.
1.
2.
3.
4.
Press Q-PROG to stop the sign and program a message.
Press S U to display the letter.
Press the COLOR key. as you will notice "SU" have now changed to different color.
Now press COLOR key again to view the different text colors. Once you see
the color you wish to use, Your color has now been selected. The color you select
will stay active until another color is chosen.
5. Key in the word "SUCCESS" .
6. Press ENTER to run your message.
NOTE
NOTE: Please refer to the quick reference section for the color table.
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Using the FONT key to select font sizes.
1.
2.
3.
4.
Press Q-PROG to stop the sign and program a message.
Press A B to display the letter.
Press the FONT key, as you will notice "AB" have now changed to different font.
Now press the FONT key again to view the different font sizes.
Once you see the font size you which to use. Your font size has now been selected.
The font you select will stay active until another font is chosen.
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5.
6.
Key in the word " ABLE " .
Press ENTER to run your message.
NOTE : There are many font sizes that you can select from. Please refer to the
Quick Reference Section, for the Font Size Table.
ADVANCED FEATURES
Adding special effects to your message using the PROG key.
Now the real fun begins! Let's program a message using the effect
1.
2.
Press PROG to program a message.
Press
select page edit function.
3.
Press
to select PAGE A.(Total 26 page can be selected from A..Z)
4. Press
to program PAGE A. The sign will read: (PAG: A)
5. Press the ENTER to edit PAGE A
6. Key-in the word "COOL".
7. Press the ENTER The Sign will wait for effect input.
8. Now press the
keys to scroll through the various leading and display effect.
9. Press ENTER when you confirm the effect selection.
10.
Press
keys to scroll through the closing effect.
11. Press ENTER when you confirm the effect selection.
12. Press
keys to select the display time.
13. Press ENTER to confirm the display time.
14. press
keys to select leading and closing effect moving speed from "0..4".
15. Press ENTER when you confirm.
NOTE : There are many effects that you can select from. Please refer to quick
Reference Guide for the Effects Table and corresponding letters.
Adding schedule display using the PROG key
1.
2.
3.
4.
Press PROG to stop the display.
Press
to program schedule display.
Press
to enter the schedule selection.
Press
to set up the schedule display time. max 5 schedule can be set up from
A to E.
5. Press ENTER to confirm schedule timer selection.
6. Press
to select starting year field.
7. Press
to edit the year.
8. Press ENTER to confirm year input and go to start, month input.
9. Press
to select starting month field.
10. Press
to edit the month.
11. Press ENTER to confirm month input and goto start date input.
12. Press
to select starting date field.
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13.
14.
15.
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
Press
to edit the date.
Press ENTER to confirm date input and goto start hour input.
Press
to select starting hour field.
Press
to edit the hour.
Press ENTER to confirm hour input and goto start minute input.
Press
to select starting minute field.
Press
to edit the minute.
Press ENTER to confirm minute input and goto closing year input.
Repeat step 6 to 20 to complete the closing timer set up and you will see "*".
Press characters key A,B,C...Z to input display page for the schedule.
* Press DEL if input is wrong.
23.
Press ENTER to confirm the schedule set up.
* There are max 5 display schedule from A to E can be set. Please repeat step
1 to 23 to complete the next schedule setting.
* If you want to cancel the schedule display, please refer "resetting system using
the FUNCT key " procedure.
ADVANCED FEATURES
Displaying the time and date using the TIME/DATE key.
1. Press the TIME/DATE key to ENTER
the date/time display mode, date & time will display alternatively
for 3 second.
Cancel display the time and date using the ESC key.
1.Press ESC and wait 3 sec.
the display will back to narmal message display.
Running combined Pages using the RUN PAGE key.
This feature allows you to link up to 26 pages together as one long message.
Remember to have your messages programmed before setting this feature.
1. Press RUN PAGE to stop the sign.
2. Press the A to Z key. to select the 'select run' pages, press ENTER to confrim
3. Key in the pages A B C to run the page link A and B and C.
4. Key in ENTER to run message.
Resetting system using the FUNCT key
ESC to skip the set up process.
Press FUNCT to enter the set up function
Press
key select "clear all Y?"
Press ENTER key.
* Any time you can press
1.
2.
3.
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Setting id address using the
FUNCT key
1.Press FUNCT to enter set up function
2. Press
key to select "ADD00"
3. Press
to select the address field
4. Press
to edit the address from 00 to ZZ
5. Press ENTER to confirm address set up.
6. Press ESC to return to normal display
*Address ID set up only for more than one display sign connect with one data
cable. That the data can be separated send to the display from PC with ID address.
Setting brightness using the FUNCT key
1. Press FUNCT to enter set up function
2. Press
to brightness set up function
3. Press
to select brightness field.
4. Press
to edit brightness level from high to low "A..D".
5. Press ENTER to confirm brightness set up.
6. Press ESC to return to normal display
ADVANCED FEATURES
Setting system clock using the FUNCT key.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
FUNCT to enter set up function
to set up year data
to select the year field.
to edit the year data.
ENTER to confirm year setting.
to set up month data.
to select the month field.
to edit the month data.
ENTER to confirm month setting.
to set up date data.
to select the date field.
to edit the date data.
ENTER to confirm date setting.
to set up hour data.
to select the hour field.
to edit the hour setting.
ENTER to confirm hour setting.
to setup minute data.
to select the minute field.
to edit the minute data.
ENTER to confirm minute setting.
ESC back to normal message display.
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SOFTWARE SECTION
PC system required
Operating System: Win98/Win me/Win NT/ Win 2000/Win XP
CPU: Intel Pentium 166 or above
RAM: 32M or above
Monitor: VGA or higher
Serial Output: RS232 port
Software installation instructions
Insert the LED Display System disk into your CD-ROM
drive. That will auto-run and the first screen comes up.
Click INSTALL to go installation. Choose READ ME to show you the
required system. EXIT will quit the installation.
Click INSTALL to go ahead the installation and continue the
Choose Next to continue, Click
BROWSE to select the directory to install the program. The system
preset is C:\Program Files\New sign.
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Click NEXT to keep on installation
Choose NEXT to run the file installation to copy
the file to your PC hard disk. Choose CANCEL to quit installation
program or BACK to change the directory setting.
After copying the file is complete, click on Finish.
Finish the installation, and shortcut icon for quick
start will be on the desktop screen. And simultaneously create
DIRECTORY in your PC program group.
If you want to uninstall the system, just double-click the unwise.
exe at the Program Group\ New Sign.
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Select Automatic and click NEXT. The program will automatically
uninstall.
SOFTWARE SCREEN
Tool Bar: Buttons that serve as
shortcuts to execute commands.
Menu Bar
See as follows for
descriptions.
Message Window:
Area where you can type
and see the message that
will be transmitted to the sign.
Character Count:
Displays the number of
characters typed by the user.
SET-UP
Connecting the cable
1.
2.
3.
Connect the Phone Clip end of the Phone Type Cable to the sign.
On the back of your computer, identify a COM PORT. If you have trouble
locating a COM PORT on your computer, please reference your
computer user manual or contact the manufacturer of your computer.
Connect the 9-Pin connector end to the COM PORT you will be using.
If the 9-pin connector is not connected to the correct COM PORT,
computer communication to your sign will not work.
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RS232
L.E.D.SIGN
GND
RS232
PHONE JACK
PIN2
RXD(Green)
PIN3
TXD(Black)
PIN5
GND(Red)
TXD(Black)
TXD
RXD(Green)
RXD
GND(Red)
Toolbar
Opens a new Message Window.
Opens an existing File.
Saves the current message in the Message Window.
Cut the highlighted selection and put it on the clipboard.
Copy the highlighted selection and put it on the clipboard.
Paste the contents of the clipboard.
Sends the message in the Message Window to the sign.
Sends the message through LAN.
THE MENU BAR
File
New
Open
Save
Set Comm
Exit
: opens a new window.
: opens an existing file.
: saves the file currently open.
: allows you to set the communication settings.
: exit the software program.
Edit
Cut
Copy
Paste
Delete
: Cut the highlighted selection and put it on the clipboard.
: Copy the highlighted selection and put it on the clipboard.
: Paste the contents of the clipboard onto the active
document.
: Use this command to remove selected content from the
Message Window.
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