Other Site Hardware
Removing a Drive on a Rapid Eye Unit.
A Rapid Eye Multi-Media unit interfaces with hardware such as:
Public display monitor, p. 42.
Cameras, domes that pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ)—Connecting a PTZ Dome, p. 43;
Alarm sensors, connected to a Multi-Media unit’s inputs—Inputs for Sensors, p. 46;
Relay triggered devices, including locks, gates, warning sirens, and so on, that connect
to the outputs of a Multi-Media unit—Control Outputs, p. 47;
Relay triggered device for system monitoring—System Monitoring, p. 48;
Point of sale hardware, with text messaging over serial communications, or any other
device with serial communication capability—Point of Sale Hardware, p. 50;
Secondary communications (network or dial-up), including an external modem—
External Modems, p. 52.
Public Display Monitor
A public display monitor can be set up independently of LocalView, on Multi-Media and Multi-
Media LT units. There is no need for converters between the monitor and the Multi-Media unit.
Mount a monitor where you plan to have it display a video feed. For NTSC cameras, use
an NTSC video monitor; for PAL cameras, use a PAL monitor.
Connect a coaxial cable to the INPUT of the video monitor.
Connect the other end of the coaxial cable to MONITOR OUTPUT 1, at the back of the
Multi-Media unit or Multi-Media LT unit.
Using View software, run a maintenance session.
Click the Monitor Out tab.
Select a camera that will feed the monitor in the Cameras to Choose from box.
Type a number in the Duration box; the number sets the amount of time (in seconds)
that the video feed is displayed on the monitor. If you select only one camera, the
duration is ignored and the feed is displayed without interruption.
Click Add. You have the option of adding more video feeds to the public monitor; to do
so, repeat steps 6, 7 and 8.
Do not “T-tap” cable; this can introduce unwanted distortion into the video signal. To
obtain a video feed, use an output port on the Multi-Media video unit.