Echo360 POD Device Configuration Settings
Every capture appliance has a default configuration applied
to it, which can be edited for each individual device as necessary.
To configure the POD device defaults
- Log into Echo360 as an administrator.
- Click the Settings
icon in the upper-right corner of the page (it looks like a gear).
- Select Configurations
from the settings menu.
- From the left side of the Configurations
page, click Device default configurations.
- From the options across the top, select ECHO360 POD.
- In the Audio section of the page use the
input drop-down list to identify the type of device input being used
to capture audio. Your choices include Line-in,
The Mute option is provided if you are planning to capture audio through
an HDMI device input and ONLY want the HDMI audio feed. See note below
on multiple audio feeds.
- Use the audio level drop-down list to select
the input level to use for audio capture. You can select any number
between 11db and -11db.
- The Channel 1 and Channel 2 sections of the
configuration page are nearly identical, since both channels allow
for HDMI-connected input devices. However Channel 2 also allows
for a USB-connected
camera as well (to be used instead of, NOT in addition to, the
Channel 2 HDMI input)
Select whether to capture each channel, the type of input expected
for each (display or video), and whether to capture the audio from
either or both of the channels (and/or input type).
- If CH1/Display HDMI slider is enabled, configure
the following defaults:
Repeat these steps for CH2 HDMI input.
If USB is enabled, select the type of input
(video/display) and whether to capture audio from the USB-connected
ratio (16:9 or 4:3) to capture from the device typically
connected to Channel 1.
type (Display or Video) for the device typically connected
to Channel 1.
- Set whether to capture the audio
feed from the HDMI device typically connected to Channel
See below for information on multiple audio feeds.
feeds? Since HDMI inputs also allow for audio capture, the
POD can capture up to three different audio feeds (one HDMI and/or
USB for each visual channel plus the Audio channel). When the capture
is processed, all enabled audio feeds are merged and synced to generate
the audio for the capture playback.
Enable or disable the access to the Administration
menu on the front panel of the POD appliance.
line: You don't need to use anything except the Audio channel,
but you can, either in addition to or instead of the Audio channel
input. To capture ONLY HDMI or USB audio, select Mute
for the Audio channel.
Select the Input sources and Quality settings
for the One-Touch recording profile.
The inputs/quality configured here are used as the capture profile
for all ad hoc recordings initiated using only the Record icon that
appears on the touch panel of the appliance when it is idle. Users
can review and change these settings directly on the device prior
to initiating an ad hoc recording.
See also the Echo360 POD
FAQs and How To's for additional information on the One-touch
When finished, click SAVE,
then click the Common Settings
tab at the top of the page, to complete
device configuration for download to a USB drive.