When equipment goes bad out in the field, it's often extremely helpful if the owner/end user can keep track of the circumstances of the failure. This is especially true when the problem is intermittent and might not occur when the technician is present. Service Technicians are exceptionally skillful...
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Problem RVI Will Not Work Via Thinnet (Coax). It works fine with UTP (Cat 5). Solution Make sure you are using 50 Ohm BNC cable, not 75 Ohm. 75 Ohm BNC is for video signals and will not function properly for thinnet. Also make sure you are using T's and 50 Ohm terminators correctly. Only one terminator...
Problem RVI Displaying "ETCNet Communications Monitor" instead of console screen. Solution If you run across an RVI where the monitor is displaying "ETCNet Communications Monitor" and "F" function keys, open up the RVI and put DIP switch #1 to off and cycle the power. Correct...
REMOTE VIDEO INTERFACE (RVI) Switch Sets S1 and S2 (on right side of exterior) select Network cable type.S1 is front and S2 is rear (Front is face w/RFU connector). S1 S2 Action Up Down Twisted Pair (UTP) active Down Up ThinNet active Switch Set S4 (mounted above I960, interior of RVI) Switch Function...
ETCNet, now known as ETCNet1 to differentiate it from ETCNet2 and Net3, was ETC's original Ethernet based control protocol. It is a proprietary protocol and the specifications are not publicly available. ETCNet1 is a raw ethernet protocol, meaning that it will not work over a routed network and may...