Real-Time Monitoring and Control Solution for Professional Projectors and DisplaysReal-Time Monitoring and Control Solution for Professional Projectors and Displays

Software

Multi Monitoring & Control Software Version 2.0

Delivering end-to-end display network management for enhanced device reliability at lower cost.

This integrated software supports remote control, monitoring, and live status reporting for up to 2,048 projectors or displays connected to the intranet. It provides reports on operation history; enables advanced warning of required maintenance before problems occur; and sends alerts if errors are detected. With Multi Monitoring & Control Software Version 2.0, you can prevent video display failure before it occurs, while managing maintenance, inventories, and devices to assure best picture quality and stability at lower cost.

Multi Monitoring & Control Software Ver. 2.0 or later required for Early Warning Functions. Purchase a license and activate at PASS when trial period expires to continue using Early Warning Functions.

* Free 90-day trial available upon installation of Multi Monitoring & Control Software Ver. 2.0 or later.

System configuration

Up to 2,048 projectors, displays, and other PJLink™-compatible products on the intranet can be registered, making unified management possible. Early Warning Functions (ET-SWA100) provides further remote control and monitoring capabilities from a single PC or tablet web browser.

System configuration

Basic Functions (Free)

Manage multiple devices via intranet from one PC

Unified system management can be achieved from a single PC. Multi Monitoring & Control Software Ver. 2.0 provides monitoring and control support for up to 2,048 devices (including PJLink™-compatible projectors and displays of other brands). Functions include execution of control commands and setup of an automated display schedule.

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Easy device registration

Auto-search for unregistered devices

Search for and discover unregistered devices on the intranet automatically* to add them to your network.

Auto-search for unregistered devices

* Auto-search function may not be available on some devices depending on device status and network environment.

Register multiple devices together from an offline list

Register multiple devices at once by loading a device list created offline* and saved as a .csv file.

* Requires IP address, username, and password.

Register multiple devices together from an offline list

Device management by group or keyword categorization

Up to 2,048 devices can be managed from a single PC. You can easily manage groups of devices by “Group” or “Keyword” categories according to location or application.

Device management by group or keyword categorization

Status monitoring for individual devices

Status of individual projectors and displays on the intranet can be monitored from a PC with Multi Monitoring & Control Software Ver. 2.0.

Brief information display

Device status can be understood at a glance as icons* shown on the device list. Devices can be displayed according to registered Group and Keyword.

Brief information display

Detailed information display

More detailed information* can be displayed for selected devices. Displayed items can be changed in the settings window.

Detailed information display

* Software functionality varies depending on the model. Refer to operating instructions for more information about icons shown in brief information display.

Control command execution

Control commands can be executed for a selected device or for multiple devices categorized by Group and Keyword.

Control command execution

Automate content display with Scheduling Function

For the selected device, or devices selected by Group and Keyword, scheduled commands can be executed. Functions include control commands, image distribution, projector brightness control, delivery of a content list, Light ID control, and more.

Automate content display with Scheduling FunctionAutomate content display with Scheduling Function

Visualize your network with Map Display

Drag-and-drop device icons onto a preloaded floorplan image* using your PC and Multi Monitoring & Control Software Ver. 2.0. Status summary is shown on device icons. To execute control commands or adjust settings, select the device from the map.

* Supported files: JPEG/JPG/PNG/BMP up to 4096 x 4096 pixels.

Visualize your network with Map Display

Content delivery for signage applications

Distribute media from a content playlist, including stills and video, from PC to selected projectors and displays*. LinkRay™ Light ID transmission is also supported on selected devices.

* Please refer to the List of Compatible Device Models for the projectors and displays supporting this function.

Content delivery for signage applicationsContent delivery for signage applications

Assign Light ID content to a LinkRay™-ready display device

LinkRay

For displays and projectors supporting Panasonic LinkRay™ Light ID* transmission technology, which enables data transmission to smartphones via the device’s camera, a Light ID can be assigned to content and display device within Multi Monitoring & Control Software Ver. 2.0.

Assign Light ID content to a LinkRay™-ready displayAssign Light ID content to a LinkRay™-ready display

* Please visit https://panasonic.biz/cns/LinkRay/ for more on the LinkRay™ Light ID solution.

Early Warning Functions
(ET-SWA100)

Advanced functions prevent downtime and enable real-time monitoring from almost anywhere

Be proactive, not reactive. Stop minor problems before they cause a failure, interrupting a presentation or damaging your devices. Early Warning Functions are built into Multi Monitoring & Control Software Ver. 2.0 or later. After the 90-day free trial expires, purchase a license to continue monitoring the device network in real-time from a tablet or PC browser via VPN. Get detailed reports on device status, advisories on consumable and non-consumable parts replacement, and monitor displays via compatible network cameras. As well as improved reliability, you have freedom to control and monitor from anywhere with an internet connection.

Multi Monitoring & Control Software Ver. 2.0 or later required for Early Warning Functions. Purchase a license and activate at PASS when trial period expires to continue using Early Warning Functions.

* Free 90-day trial available upon installation of Multi Monitoring & Control Software Ver. 2.0 or later.

Operating Instructions for previous Early Warning Software Ver. 2.4 (PDF)

* Multi Monitoring & Control Software Ver.2.0 or higher is required for Panasonic projectors released after November 2017.

System configuration

Up to 2,048 projectors, displays, and other PJLink™-compatible products on the intranet can be registered, making unified and efficient management possible. Early Warning Functions (ET-SWA100) provides further remote control and monitoring capabilities from a single PC or tablet web browser.

▲ System configuration diagram

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Maintenance scheduling suggestions*

Multi Monitoring & Control Software Ver. 2.0 lets administrators plan ahead and manage parts inventories with a high degree of accuracy, saving time and money. With maintenance timing suggestions* supplied in advance, it’s possible to schedule equipment servicing when it’s not in use. Simplify management and enhance reliability of your display network.

* Function supported on selected projectors and professional displays only.

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Early warning and maintenance alert visualization*

Detailed information regarding potential problems or periodic maintenance are clearly visualized, letting you prevent device downtime before it happens.

Error/Warning Notifications

If a problem occurs, you’re sent a notification with information on the problem and a recommended course of action.

Error/Warning Notifications

* Function supported on selected projectors and professional displays only.

Maintenance Reports

Information including error/warning count, recommended replacement of consumable parts, and periodic cleaning is presented in report.

Maintenance Reports

Error and warning notifications

Error and warning notifications are e-mailed to a preset address or sent to an existing SNMP manager via SNMP trap.

Error and warning notifications

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Network camera

Monitor projected or displayed images with a supported network camera. Select an area of the screen to monitor and get notified if playback pauses.

Network camera

DIGITAL LINK Switcher

When using the Panasonic ET-YFB200 DIGITAL LINK Switcher, input and output status can be checked easily.

DIGITAL LINK Switcher

* Supported cameras: Panasonic Network Camera (BB-S/DG-S/WV-S Series) and Panasonic PTZ Camera (AW-UE70/HE40/HE130 Series).

Video stop detection with network camera

Get an instant notification if the screen blanks or freezes during playback. Video can be recorded to identify where and when the problem occurred.

Video stop detection with network cameraVideo stop detection with network camera

Note: Movement of objects other than the image (such as a person passing in front of the screen) may trigger a stop alert in some situations. Slow-motion video, video in which areas of motion are confined, or video with little brightness variation between moving objects and background may be interpreted as playback stoppage.

Early Warning Function License

For 1 Year For 3 Years Number of connected units
ET-SWA100A ET-SWA100A3 Up to 2,048 units
ET-SWA100B ET-SWA100B3 Up to 512 units
ET-SWA100C ET-SWA100C3 Up to 256 units
ET-SWA100D ET-SWA100D3 Up to 128 units
ET-SWA100E ET-SWA100E3 Up to 64 units
ET-SWA100F ET-SWA100F3 Up to 32 units

Software Operating Environment

Operating System Windows® 7 Professional (32/64bit) SP1 / Windows® 7 Ultimate(32/64bit) /
Windows® 8.1(32/64bit) / Windows® 8.1 Pro (32/64bit)
Windows® 10 Pro(32/64bit)
Software library Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1
CPU Intel Core i5 or better, or equivalent processor
Minimum hard-disk space 100 GB or more
Required capacity increases with number of units
(Approx. 50 MB per unit)
Memory 4,096 MB or more
Other details LAN terminal: 10Base-T/100Base-TX
Display: High Color (16-bit) or higher
Display resolution: 1366 x 768 or higher
Browser Internet Explorer® 11.0, Microsoft Edge®
(Excluding Windows® 8.1 Modern UI Internet Explorer)

Operating Environment for Client Terminal (Early Warning Functions)

Browser (Windows®) Internet Explorer® 11.0, Microsoft Edge®
(Excluding Windows® 8.1 Modern UI Internet Explorer)
(iOS) Safari® (iPad®/iPhone® with iOS 9/10)
(Android™) Chrome® (Tablet with Android 4.4/5.0/5.1/6.0/7.0)
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