Lab Automation

From 757Labs

We're currently in the process of automating as much of the lab as possible. Ethan has brought in a bunch of AMX equipment to get us started.

Contents

[edit] What's Automated

  • Most lighting
  • Conference area projector (input selection, aspect, power on/off)
  • Arcade machine power control
  • Volume levels (4 zones)
  • Composite video switching (12 in, 8 out)
  • Audio sources (12 in, 8 out)
  • Video display mid-meeting area (Power, Aspect, Source)
  • DVD player controls

[edit] What's Planned

Eventually the goal is to have nearly everything in the Lab automated!

[edit] Port layout

  • AMX Serial 1 = Cyclades units (3)
  • AMX Serial 2 = Empty
  • AMX Serial 3 = Empty
  • AMX Serial 4 = (Extron Composite Matrix)
  • AMX Serial 5 = Empty
  • AMX Serial 6 = Empty
  • AMX IR 1 = Panasonic Plasma TV middle
  • AMX IR 2 = Philips DVP-642 DVD player
  • AMX AxLink 128 = Touchscreen front conf table
  • AMX AxLink ? = Touchscreen middle conf table
  • AMX AxLink ? = Push button wall Controller Front
  • AMX AxLink ? = Touchscreen upstairs
  • AMX AxLink ? = Push button wall Controller Back Room
  • AMX Relay xx = Upstairs lighting
  • AMX Relay 12 = Back room lights (Solid State Relay)

[edit] PTZ Camera Pinout

PictureTel PTZ-2N Cameras

DC Power plug is size N
http://www.hypertony.co.uk/hardware/files/PTZ-2P_cable_diagram.gif
Looking into camera
Right Pin (3) = Brown (GND)
Bottom Right Pin (1) = Dark Blue (Receive maybe)
Bottom Left Pin (2) = Light Blue (Transmit maybe)
Orange = +12vdc
White Orange = GND for power

[edit] Protocol info