Content Management Software Ver.3.1

This is software that can be used to set the schedule for USB Media Player on a personal computer.
For specific installation instructions, refer to the following manual.

Latest Version

Ver.3.1

Revised points from Ver. 3.0

  • Added "Switch Display" function
  • Added "Telop Setting" function
  • Added "Light ID Setting" function
  • Supports TH-80SF2H, TH-70SF2H

* To check the version of the Content Management Software, start the software, then click the i mark in the lower right corner of the menu. The version number will be displayed.

System Requirements

OS
Windows® 7
Ultimate (32/64bit)
Professional (32/64bit)
Home Premium (32/64bit)
Windows® 8.1
Windows® 8.1 Pro (32 bit/64 bit)
Windows® 8.1 (32 bit/64 bit)
Windows® 10
Windows® 10 Home (32 bit/64 bit)
Windows® 10 Pro (32 bit/64 bit)
Software Library Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 or higher
(Downloaded the software from the Microsoft home page if not currently installed.)
Web Browser Internet Explorer 11
Excluding Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 8.1 modern UI
Display Resolution 1366 x 768 or higher
LAN When connecting with wired LAN
LAN: 10Base-T/100Base-TX
When connecting with Wireless LAN
Conforms to standard: IEEE802.11b/g/a/n
USB Media Reader It is necessary to write created schedule directly on a USB memory. For USB memory types that can be used with your device, refer to the device's instruction manual.
Notes:
  • If the Content Management Software Ver. 3.0 or earlier is installed on your computer, you have to first uninstall the software.
  • When you uninstall this software, the registered content and schedules will be deleted. If you wish to reuse the content and schedules, save the transfer data with [Migrate Data] before uninstalling the software.
  • Please be aware in advance that we cannot guarantee operation when used in a system environment other than the above, or when used on a self-built computer.
  • Operation is not guaranteed even for all computers satisfying the above conditions.
  • When reloading and editing a schedule that was created and output in Content Management Software Ver. 3.0, be sure to use Content Management Software Ver. 3.0 or later. It may not be possible to load other versions.

Downloading and Installing the Software

[CMS_V3.1.0.zip (15.1 MB)]

There are two download files, one is the actual software and the other is the extended feature.

  1. Click the Download button above and the "Software Licensing Agreement" window will appear.
    Select [Agree] and the installer will begin to download automatically.
  2. Once the installer has been downloaded, double click CMS_V3.1.0.zip.
  3. Double-click "setup.exe" inside "CMS_V3.1.0" folder that is created by extracting.
  4. Once the installation is completed, a shortcut icon is created on the desktop.

Operation Method

* With this software, you can distribute playlists and schedule settings created on your computer via USB memory, or LAN.

* When using wireless LAN, it may be difficult to connect depending on the network environment. Delivery via wired LAN is recommended.

Starting Up the Software

The launcher screen is displayed the first time you start the software after installing management software.

* When you start the software from the second time, the schedule top screen selected last time is displayed without displaying the launcher screen.

Top Menu Screen

Once the Content Management Software is started up, the top menu screen is displayed.
Clicking on the button of each menu moves to the operation screen of the clicked menu.

[Create/Edit] menu
Performs the creation and editing of a schedule. Creating a new schedule or editing of previously created schedule can be performed.

[Output] menu
Outputs the created schedule to a device, allowing to be operated.
It can be output by selecting the schedule and output destination device.

[Conformation] menu
Can confirm the content of the created schedule.
There are two methods for confirmation (by the date and by the schedule.)

[Migrate Data] menu
Outputs the data of the same environment as the Content Management Software to transfer to another compatible computer. Select the location to save for [Output], and select the data file for [Read].

[Read] menu
The data of the schedule used on the device ban be read.

[Device settings] menu
Resisters the specific information of the device as an output destination of the schedule data. It can name the device or register the network information when output via LAN.

iButton
Information of the Content Management Software can be confirmed.

Content Management Software Ver.1.1

This is software that can be used to set the schedule for AF1's signage player application on a personal computer.
For specific installation instructions, refer to the following manual.

Latest Version

Ver.1.1.0

Compatible Display Models

TH-55AF1, TH-49AF1, TH-42AF1

System Requirements

OS
Windows® 7
Ultimate (32/64bit)
Professional (32/64bit)
Home Premium (32/64bit)
Windows® 8.1
Windows® 8.1 Pro (32 bit/64 bit)
Windows® 8.1 (32 bit/64 bit)
Windows® 10
Windows® 10 Home (32 bit/64 bit)
Windows® 10 Pro (32 bit/64 bit)
Software Library Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 or higher
(Downloaded the software from the Microsoft home page if not currently installed.)
Web Browser Internet Explorer 11
Excluding Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 8.1 modern UI
Display Resolution 1366 x 768 or higher
LAN When connecting with wired LAN
LAN: 10Base-T/100Base-TX
When connecting with Wireless LAN
Conforms to standard: IEEE802.11b/g/a/n
SD Card Reader
USB Media Reader
It is necessary to write created schedule directly on an SD card and USB memory. For SD card and USB memory types that can be used with your device, refer to the device's instruction manual.
Notes:
  • Please be aware in advance that we cannot guarantee operation when used in a system environment other than the above, or when used on a self-built computer.
  • Operation is not guaranteed even for all computers satisfying the above conditions.

Downloading and Installing the Software

[CMS_V1.1.0.zip (15.0 MB)]

How to Download and Install

  1. Click the Download button above and the "Software Licensing Agreement" window will appear.
    Select [Agree] and the installer will begin to download automatically.
  2. Once the installer has been downloaded, double click CMS_V1.1.0.zip.
  3. Double click the setup.exe.

Operation Method

* With this software, you can distribute playlists and schedule settings created on your computer via SD card, USB memory, or LAN.

* When using wireless LAN, it may be difficult to connect depending on the network environment. Delivery via wired LAN is recommended.

Top Menu Screen

Once the Content Management Software is started up, the top menu screen is displayed.
Clicking on the button of each menu moves to the operation screen of the clicked menu.

[Create/Edit] menu
Performs the creation and editing of a schedule.

[Output] menu
Outputs the created schedule to a device, allowing to be operated.

[Conformation] menu
Can confirm the content of the created schedule.

[Read] menu
The data of the schedule used on the device can be read.

[Migrate Date] menu
Outputs the data of the same environment as the Content Management Software to transfer to another compatible computer.

[Device settings] menu
Registers the specific information of the deice as an output destination of the schedule data.

[Information] button
Information of the Content Management Software can be confirmed.

Schedule creation

Operation can be carried out in a single flow from timetable creation to schedule output.

* When used in combination with the AF1 series, is not compatible with the "external input," "music," "brightness," or "power supply" settings.

Editing timetable

Select the "Playlists" tab, and add content with "+" button on the upper right.
Create a playlist and drag it to the timetable to create a schedule.

Setting the calendar

Click on the date you want to register from the calendar squares, then right-click to set the timetable.

Outputting the schedule

Select output via SD card*, USB memory, or LAN. Then, select the device and output.

* AF1 Series is compatible with microSD card only.

Set to display content from SD card* or USB memory

Set to display via LAN

Switch input of display to OpenPort PLATFORM®, and activate "signage player" application.
Select "LAN" on the schedule output screen, designate the device and output the schedule. When the time that has been set arrives, playback starts on schedule.

* When schedule output starts during content playback, the content being played is stopped and the display goes black.

Set to display from SD card* or USB memory

Select "SD" on the schedule output screen and save the schedule to SD card* or USB memory.
Remove the SD card* or USB memory from the computer and insert it into the microSD card slot or USB port of the display. The "Signage Player" application will be launched. When the time that has been set arrives, playback starts on schedule.

*AF1 Series is compatible with microSD card only.