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Camera Control : Intuitive operation

The remote control of the HDVC System lets you control the pan, tilt, zoom operations and camera settings* of dedicated cameras mounted at your office and a distant site. A PC and sub camera can be easily switched with a single press of the button. The remote control features a user-friendly button layout just like that on a TV remote control, thus allowing intuitive operation.

  • Pan
  • HD Communication Camera lens rotates in horizontal direction.

    Applicable model: ±130° in KX-VD170/ ±100° in GP-VD131

  • Tilt
  • HD Communication Camera lens rotates in vertical direction.

    Applicable model: +90°/-25° in KX-VD170/ ±20° in GP-VD131

  • Zoom
  • Optical zoom enlarges images up to 12 times.

    Applicable model: KX-VD170 (3x optical zoom in GP-VD131)

  • HDVC Main Unit
  • HDVC main unit can also be operated through remote control.

* Examples of camera settings: Brightness, White Balance, Focus, Backlight, Flicker, Digital Zoom.

Automatically control the power supply

In addition to operating the power button of the main unit and remote control operation, the HDVC System power can be automatically turned ON or OFF with the settings of the HDVC System. Automatic operation makes possible by turning the power OFF during the night or turning the power ON during weekdays. It is also possible to externally control the unit through the serial interface (RS-232C terminal).

* When power is supplied to the main unit of the HDVC System from the AC adaptor, the system enters standby status.

* The HDVC System can be turned ON/OFF using the Power switch on the main unit or on the remote control.

Power ON/OFF and Status Indicators

Operation example

1. Working hours mode

This setting automatically turns the power ON at 9 AM every morning, and automatically turns the power OFF at 7 PM every night.

2. Weekday mode

This setting automatically turns the power ON at 6 AM every Monday, and automatically turns the power OFF at midnight every Saturday.

* If the main power switch has turned off due to a power outage or by manual operation (example, disconnection of extension cord), the HDVC System starts up in the previous status (Ready or Stand-by) next time power is supplied.

USB Recording : Simply recording videoconferences and sharing to other sites [NEW]

Videoconferences can be recorded onto a USB memory stick connected to the HDVC System. In addition to recording a remote site, you can record*1 images and sounds from your own site and easily start recording using the remote control. The recorded data can be played*2 on a personal computer, and can be easily shared among multiple sites via the HDVC System. Recording is also possible without holding a videoconference with a remote site. It can be used as visual minutes of meeting.

Main Features

• Maximum 720/30p HD recording
• Selectable recording mode (High/Medium/Low)
• Easy remote control recording

KX-VC2000: The displayed contents in the screen is recorded.
KX-VC1600/KX-VC1300/KX-VC1000: In the case of PwithP/Side by Side/PinP, only the main screen is recorded.
Recorded data can be played with Windows Media Player.

Recording Specifications

Image Recording Format H.264 High Profile
Resolution 720p (fixed), Max. 30 frames/second
Video Rate Approx. 512 kbps: LP mode/Approx. 1 Mbps: Standard mode (initial value)/Approx.
2 Mbps: High-quality image mode
Audio MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 64 kbps (Monaural)
Files Format mp4 Version 1.0 (Playable by Windows Media Player)

1 File: Max. 4 hours (LP mode/Standard mode), Max. 2 hours (High-quality image mode) (Capacity guideline 512 kbps: Approx. 1.1 GB, 1 Mbps/2 Mbps: Approx. 2 GB)

*After the maximum time has elapsed, recording will continue onto a separate file.

Filename vc_start date (year, month, day)_start time (hour, minute, second) .mp4 (saving destination: route folder)
USB Memory USB2.0 supported (USB3.0 recommended), SD Card Class 10 standard equivalent or higher writing speed FAT32 Format

USB Device Mode : Web conferences become easier to use [NEW]

What is the difference between a "single participant" and "multiple participants?"

When participating in a web conference and several people gather at a single PC, the conferencing efficiency worsens because the other party's face becomes difficult to see, the audio becomes difficult to hear, and reference materials become difficult to use.

Web conferences become comfortable with
the peripherals of HDVC unit!

The HDVC System can be used as the camera/microphone USB device*1 connected to the web conference PC to enable high-definition web conferences.*2 Because the HDVC speaker and display can also be used, the system is ideal for web conferences with a number of participants.
Select a video conference or web conference depending on the parties being connected, the number of connection points, and the locations. Since it is not only a specified web conference, the range is not limited.

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USB Device Mode Specifications

OS Windows 7, 8.1, 10*4
USB Port USB 2.0 or later
Video Video Format Motion JPEG
Resolution 640x480: Max. 30 frames/second, 1280x720: Max. 15 frames/second
Audio Audio Format PCM/16bits/32kbps
The image quality and audio quality vary depending on the Internet connection condition.
PC Peripheral Kit (KX-VCZ501) is required for the HDVC System.
The HDVC System and PC can be connected with the PC Peripheral Kit (KX-VCZ501), the enclosed dedicated USB Conversion Cable (30 cm), or a commercially available USB cable (type A-B).
Usable by simply connecting a USB cable to the PC, without having to install a driver.

Triple Monitor Capability : Accurate communication of information

The HDVC System supports H.239/BFCP dual streaming to simultaneously transmit the home location image and a PC document image and to simultaneously receive the image of a distant site and a PC document image. The KX-VC2000/KX-VC1600 features a Triple Monitor function*, which can display a PC document, the image of a distant site and the image of the home location separately on three monitors. Display of a PC document on a large screen facilitates understanding and provides effective visual communication.

* Supported by the KX-VC2000/KX-VC1600.

* The KX-VC1300 / KX-VC1000 supports Dual Monitor. For KX-VC1000, an Activation Key (KX-VCS402) is necessary to use 2 monitors.

Detailed inspection of product or parts

The image of a product sample or parts captured with a Sub Camera can be shown to other parties during a videoconference.
The clear, high-resolution images displayed by the HDVC System allow close examination of material textures and small details that are difficult to see with the bare eyes.

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Sharing of PC documents through high-resolution images

With the HDVC System, you can display PC data, such as images and presentation documents, to other parties. It enables smooth sharing of documents and other information in high-resolution 1920 x 1080 Full-HD for various applications such as presentations and training.

Easy-to-understand remote lectures and seminars are conducted at multiple sites

The lecturer can proceed with the lecture while watching the conditions of the people attending at multiple sites, and the attendants can display reference materials and the image of the lecturer on separate screens. The easy-to-see screens make it easier to understand the content of the lecture.

Presentation Mode

This mode is suited to lectures where the main site displays composite images of the sub-sites, and the sub-sites display only the main site image.

Dual Monitor/Dual Stream Operation Example

External Control Interface

A disclosed external device interface allows control over the network from an external device other than the remote. Due to CGI use, applications can be developed on Windows®, Linux®, iOS (iPad/iPhone), Android™ and other platforms regardless of the type of OS.

* Please ask your nearest dealer for details.

• Android™ is a trademark of Google Inc.
• Linux is the registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the U.S. and other countries.
• Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

Contact List Transfer : Centrally manage the contact list [NEW]

The HDVC System contact list of a specific site can be transferred to the HDVC System of another site through the network. This makes it possible to centrally manage the contact list of the HDVC System and improves the efficiency of operational management.

* This function is available when using an Intranet/VPN. The updating of the contact list is not an incremental update, and consists of overwriting all contacts.

Example: When a branch office uses
the head office's contact list.

Whitelist : Whitelist for rejecting unexpected malicious calls [NEW] (Compatible modes: IP mode (SIP, H.323), NAT Traversal mode.)

For information security purposes, in addition to encryption during videoconference calls, HDVC can protect against unexpected incoming access, such as wrong number calls or especially malicious calls. By utilizing a contact list and HDVC identification as a whitelist, HDVC can be set to accept calls only from those listed in its contact list or from Panasonic videoconference units with HDVC identification.*1 In other words, any access from people who are not registered on the contact list or who are calling from non-HDVC units will be blocked.

The call permission function is not available for HDVC Mobile, since the HDVC Mobile does not support outgoing calls with an authentication number in global IP format.
Contact list HDVC System in Head Office.

Web Console : Control and operation of the HDVC System from a remote location [NEW]

Operations manager can control and operate the HDVC System via the Web Console without remote control.

* The Web Console is a function intended for installers and operations managers.

* Examples of menu: System information display, Virtual remote controller, Edit contact list, Outgoing call and End call