Configuring Echo360 PRO Input and Device Settings
Every capture appliance has a default configuration applied
to it, which can be edited for each individual device as necessary.
To configure the PRO 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 PRO.
- 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
RCA, Balanced, and Mute.
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 identical, and allow you to select which device
to use for display and video based on connection type. Each channel
supports up to four connected devices, one of each of the following
- Use the Channel
1 Display input drop-down
list to identify the connected device type that will be capturing
the display feed.
- Use the Channel
1 Video input type
drop-down list to identify the connected device type that will be
capturing the video feed.
- Repeat these steps for the connected devices
capturing through Channel 2.
- As applicable, select the Aspect
ratio for each selected input, or the Video
Standard (NTSC/PAL) to use (for a Composite connection).
- If you are using an HDMI-connected input
device, enable or disable the Capture
HDMI audio slider for each selected HDMI device.
feeds? Since HDMI inputs also allow for audio capture, the
PRO appliance can capture up to three different audio feeds (one HDMI
for each 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.
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 audio, select Mute
for the Audio channel.
- Enable or disable the access to the Administration
menu on the front panel of the PRO appliance.
- 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 button on
the front of the appliance. Users can review these settings and change
them if needed using the menus
available through the front
If you are considering using Highest
Definition, see Capturing and Streaming
in 1080p first.
See also the Echo360 PRO
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.