ADENA Hacks

How to upgrade Media Station’s firmware version

How to upgrade Media Station’s firmware version

All LS and KL Stations can have their firmware version upgraded through the web interface. To update this way, login to the Media Station’s System Administrator web page, click on “System”, and then “Firmware”. You will see your current firmware version, and an “Update” button. Press on it, select firmware update file, and confirm.  Your station will reboot to apply the update - this process may take a few minutes. Please note that it is advisable to restart the device prior to updating, and also to export all configurations through the web interface. AREC firmware and software updates are provided for free....

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How to change where the GUI and the mixed video are displayed

How to change where the GUI and the mixed video are displayed

All LS and KL stations’ outputs are able to work in two modes - “Preview Mixed Recording” and “Monitor Input Sources”.  When an output is set to “Preview Mixed Recording”, it will display your mixed video preset (layout, background, and overlay), as well as the graphical user interface.  When an output is set to “Monitor Input Sources”, it can mirror a mixed video preset look and loop through sources, but it will not have the GUI. These modes can be changed in the System Administrator web page of the station, in Media I/O -> Display -> Video output settings. Station will...

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ADENA Hacks: How to calibrate Media Station’s GUI

ADENA Hacks: How to calibrate Media Station’s GUI


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How to use loop through on AREC Media Stations

How to use loop through on AREC Media Stations

Loop through is a feature of all LS and KL Media Stations. Essentially, it is a function that allows you to cycle and select which source to display locally. Loop through does not affect your recording and streaming layout. The fastest way to activate loop through is by clicking on the “display” icon, but you can also do it via a USB numeric keypad, RS-232 command, and TCP/HTTP API. Pressing loop through will cycle through all available sources on your Media Station, ending in a view of all of them together, and pressing again will return the station back to mirroring...

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How to outfit a basic classroom

How to outfit a basic classroom

Generally, when it comes to classrooms, a simple combination of a recording/streaming device, a tracking camera, and a microphone is sufficient. With a lot of classrooms moving activities online, it is also necessary to have a USB option, such as an HDMI-USB converter. Such setup ensures that a lesson can be streamed, recorded, as well as led through a video conference app, and that no equipment needs to be controlled beyond starting the recording and streaming process (and even that can be automated). Fortunately, with AREC you have all the necessary elements to achieve this setup. For example, you can combine LS-200 Media Station, CI-T21H Auto Tracking...

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