User Manual

September 2016

Manual DVBMosaic

Contents
General
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1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
1.5
1.5.1
1.5.2
1.5.3
1.5.4

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DVBMosaic .................................................................................................................................................... 6
Introduction ............................................................................................................................................. 6
Example screenshots ............................................................................................................................... 8
Overview................................................................................................................................................ 10
Licensing ................................................................................................................................................ 11
Requirements ........................................................................................................................................ 12
Graphics card .................................................................................................................................... 12
Network card .................................................................................................................................... 12
Benchmark........................................................................................................................................ 12
Multiple displays .............................................................................................................................. 13

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User Interface ............................................................................................................................................. 14
2.1
File ......................................................................................................................................................... 15
2.2
Window ................................................................................................................................................. 15
2.3
Tools ...................................................................................................................................................... 16
2.4
Inputs ..................................................................................................................................................... 16
2.5
Acknowledge ......................................................................................................................................... 16
2.6
Privilege ................................................................................................................................................. 17
2.7
Style ....................................................................................................................................................... 17
2.8
Help........................................................................................................................................................ 17
2.9
Status Bar............................................................................................................................................... 20
2.10
General Preferences .............................................................................................................................. 21
2.10.1
Application Preferences ................................................................................................................... 22
2.10.2
Layout Preferences ........................................................................................................................... 27
2.10.3
Measurements Preferences ............................................................................................................. 37
2.10.4
ETR 290 Level 1 Options ................................................................................................................... 43
2.10.5
Round Robin Preferences ................................................................................................................. 45
2.10.6
DVBMonitor Support ........................................................................................................................ 47
2.10.7
Remote Web Interface ..................................................................................................................... 49
2.10.8
Audio Preferences ............................................................................................................................ 53
2.10.9
SNMP Preferences ............................................................................................................................ 55
2.10.10
Email Preferences ............................................................................................................................. 58
2.10.11
SMS ................................................................................................................................................... 62
2.10.12
Syslog ................................................................................................................................................ 65
2.10.13
Script................................................................................................................................................. 68
2.10.14
Prowl (iPhone/iPad) ......................................................................................................................... 72
2.10.15
NMA (Notify my Android)................................................................................................................. 75

Configuration

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3.1
3.2

Inputs .......................................................................................................................................................... 79
Input Bar ................................................................................................................................................ 79
Configure Input ...................................................................................................................................... 82

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Log View...................................................................................................................................................... 85

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Wall ............................................................................................................................................................. 87
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5.2
5.3
5.3.1
5.3.2
5.3.3
5.3.4
5.3.5
5.3.6
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5.3.10
5.4
5.5
5.6
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Introduction ........................................................................................................................................... 87
Menu Bar ............................................................................................................................................... 87
Configure Wall ....................................................................................................................................... 87
Clock ................................................................................................................................................. 92
Image ................................................................................................................................................ 95
Video................................................................................................................................................. 97
Subtitle ........................................................................................................................................... 107
Teletext........................................................................................................................................... 109
Audio .............................................................................................................................................. 112
Service ............................................................................................................................................ 115
Text ................................................................................................................................................. 120
ETR290 Level 1................................................................................................................................ 121
PID Monitor .................................................................................................................................... 123
Configuration Details ........................................................................................................................... 125
Config directory ................................................................................................................................... 126
Service focussing ................................................................................................................................. 126
Changing Wall ...................................................................................................................................... 126

Appendices

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A
A.1
A.2
A.3
A.4

Shortcut Keys ............................................................................................................................................ 128
Home ................................................................................................................................................... 128
Help...................................................................................................................................................... 128
Wall Changing ...................................................................................................................................... 128
Wall Editor ........................................................................................................................................... 129

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Installation ................................................................................................................................................ 130

C
C.1
C.2

License ...................................................................................................................................................... 136
License details ..................................................................................................................................... 136
Dongle Updater ................................................................................................................................... 136

D
D.1
D.2
D.3

Troubleshooting........................................................................................................................................ 138
License ................................................................................................................................................. 138
Input problems .................................................................................................................................... 138
No smooth video or audio bars ........................................................................................................... 139

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E.1
E.2
E.3
E.4
E.5
E.6
E.7
E.8
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E.11
E.12

Input adapters .......................................................................................................................................... 140
Overview.............................................................................................................................................. 140
Network card ....................................................................................................................................... 140
Overview.............................................................................................................................................. 141
Input Selector ...................................................................................................................................... 142
File Input .............................................................................................................................................. 143
UDP/Multicast Input ............................................................................................................................ 144
Streaming Input ................................................................................................................................... 146
HTTP-TS Input ...................................................................................................................................... 147
DVB-ASI Input ...................................................................................................................................... 148
DVB-S Input.......................................................................................................................................... 151
DVB-C Input ......................................................................................................................................... 154
DVB-T Input ......................................................................................................................................... 156

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F.1
F.2

Legal Notes ............................................................................................................................................... 158
Trademarks .......................................................................................................................................... 158
Copyright ............................................................................................................................................. 158
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DVBControl.com .Manual DVBMosaic General  DVBMosaic  User Interface 5 www.

com . Interrupted.1 Introduction DVBMosaic is part of the DVBControl software toolset which enables a powerful mosaic overview for multiple services coming from multiple Transport Streams. Newsflash. Subpages)  Images  Clocks 6 www.Manual DVBMosaic 1 DVBMosaic 1.DVBControl. Different Service components can be used:  Video (SD/HD)  Audio  DVB-Subtitles (SD/HD)  Teletext (Subtitles.

but can also be signalled via multiple communication routes:  Border visualisation  Audio alerts  SNMP traps  Email sending  SMS sending  Syslog  iPhone and Android notification  DVBMonitor integration When working in “Acknowledgement mode”. Until acknowledged. different measurements can be enabled:  Freeze detection  Black detection  Silence detection  Concurrent Silence + Freeze detection  Input lost detection  PID lost detection  Service lost detection  Encryption detection  Aspect Ratio Detection  ETR-290 Level 1 Detection All of these measurements can be customized for different parameters on different levels:  Application preferences  Input configuration  Channel configuration  Audio configuration All measurements errors and clearing will be logged.Manual DVBMosaic Besides visualisation of all Services. clock. Multiple Wall layout configurations (size. error signalling will be repeated by blinking borders and audio alerts. positions) can be used in parallel.com . user acknowledgement is necessary to acknowledge the last detected errors.DVBControl. 7 www.

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RTMP  Streaming.Manual DVBMosaic 1.DVBControl.3 Overview Any combination of Transport Stream sources can be used to decode multiple TV. Service 5 Transport Stream N MOSAIC . .com .. Transport Stream 1 Service 1 Service 2 Transport Stream 2 Service 3 Transport Stream 3 Service 4 . Smooth Streaming / Silverlight See appendix B for all Input possibilities.. 10 www. Radio.. Service M Both pre-recorded and live broadcasted DVB Transport Streams (TS) can be used when provided as:  File  DVB-ASI (input via ASI input board)  DVB-S (input via Satellite receiver board)  DVB-T (input via Terrestrial receiver board)  DVB-C (input via Cable receiver board)  UDP/Multicast  Streaming. .. Teletext or Subtitle services.

also extra Dolby licenses are needed 1 Teletext or DVB-Subtitle = 0. Type no. AVC.DVBControl.5 License Point LD: Video resolution <= (720x576)/2 pixels SD: (Horizontal resolution <= 1024) & (Vertical resolution <= 576) HD: (Horizontal resolution <= 1920) & (Vertical resolution <= 1088) UHD: all resolutions above HD resolution Every TV service has 1 Video and 1 Audio component Video: MPEG-2. including 10 License Points DCL-Base DVBMosaic Light base software license. License point calculation 1 SD TV Service = 1 License Point 1 HD TV Service = 2 License Points 1 UHD TV Service = 4 License Points 1 LD TV Service = 0. Description Software Base: DC-Base DVBMosaic base software license.4 Licensing For each DVBMosaic agent a valid license is needed. AAC For Dolby decoding. 1 year SMS (Software Maintenance Support) is included.2 License Point ETR-290 Level 1 (MPTS) = 1 License Point ETR-290 Level 1 (SPTS) = 0.5 License Point 1 Audio = 0. HEVC Audio: MPEG.com .Manual DVBMosaic 1. 11 www. including 10 Light License Points * Software Options: DC+10 10 extra License Points DCL+10 10 extra Light License Points (Can only be used with DCL-10 Base license) DC+DD5 5 Dolby® Digital Plus decoders DC+DD20 20 Dolby® Digital Plus decoders DC+DD50 50 Dolby® Digital Plus decoders DC+DE5 5 Dolby®-E decoders DC+RR Automatic Round Robin cycling between different Wall configurations * ‘Light’ means no checks enabled.2 License Point Software Maintenance Support (SMS) When purchasing the DVBMosaic base license.

5. Audio.5.5 Requirements DVBMosaic runs under the Microsoft Windows operating systems and has been verified on:  Windows 7/8 or 10 (Professional and Ultimate)  Windows Server 2008 R2  Windows Server 2012 R2 is needed.6 GHz  Memory at least 3 GB RAM (recommended 6GB or higher)  Screen resolution at least 1600x1200 (recommended 1920x1080 or higher)  Hard-disk: Only needed for OS and logging.1 Graphics card DVBMosaic requires a NVidia graphics adapter that supports at least DirectX 10.3 Benchmark Amount of TV services which can be decoded real-time: CPU i7-930 i7-980 Dual X5550 Dual X5675 E5-2620v3 Dual E5-2620v3 Dual E5-2687v3 Dual E5-2630v4 MPEG-2 SD HD 40 10 70 20 75 22 110 30 95 24 120* 36 120* 60 120* 60 AVC / H264 SD HD 25 5 50 9 55 10 75 15 60 12 90 18 120* 30 120* 30 SD 50 HEVC / H265 HD UHD / 4K 15 2 * Limited by transfer speed.1 (11 recommended) and has 1024 MB memory. 1. so SSD 128GB or bigger is advised.2 Network card We recommend to use the Intel Pro/1000 PT Server Adapter network card. Teletext and DVB-subtitle decoding does not require a lot or CPU power. Best performance can be guaranteed by working on modern PC systems such as:  Processor: Intel Quad Core or better  Processor speed > 2. 12 www.5.Manual DVBMosaic 1.com . when more than 64 IP inputs are used All Windows updates needs to be installed. not by CPU. 1.DVBControl. including platform updates (KB976932 and KB2670838). 1.

for each part of the total view which will be shown on a different display.DVBControl. you will then see separation lines.Manual DVBMosaic 1.4 Multiple displays DVBMosaic can use multiple displays connected to 1 machine.5. 13 www. depending on the used graphical board. The configured wall will then be stretched over the multiple display resolutions. Currently up to 6 HD displays. In the mosaic edit screen.com .

Docking. Auto Hide or Hide Change sizes Change positions 14 www.DVBControl.Manual DVBMosaic 2 User Interface Inputs Status Bar Tool Bar Windows area Log View All windows can be configured depending on the chosen Application Look:    Floating.com .

Manual DVBMosaic By clicking with the left-mouse button on a window and dragging it to another position.DVBControl.1 File External edited Wall configuration changes or Exit of the DVBMosaic application can be done via File.2 Window The basic windows are:  Inputs  Log View Also the Selected Wall Number is shown.com . 15 www.xml configuration file Reload Wall.xml configuration file This option exits DVBMosaic 2. File menu Make Backup Restore Backup Load Wall Configuration Save Wall Configuration Reload Wall Configuration Exit Short key Alt+F4 Principal functions Backup all configuration settings Restore all configuration settings Load Wall.xml configuration file Save Wall. 2. the various possible positions are shown.

4 Inputs All Input related actions.Manual DVBMosaic 2. Acknowledge menu Acknowledge Short key Esc Principal functions Acknowledges new messages 16 www.DVBControl.3 Tools DVBMosaic has different tools to measure Loudness. this key acknowledges the messages.com .5 Acknowledge In “Use Acknowledge System” mode. Tools menu Fullscreen Preferences Wall Configuration Configuration Report Short key F5 Ctrl+P Ctrl+W Ctrl+R Principal functions Toggle the Mosaic in Fullscreen/Edit mode Open Preferences edit window Open the Wall Configuration window Open the Configuration Report 2. 2. Inputs menu Short key Principal functions/sub-options Add Input Add a new input to the Inputs Bar Delete Input Delete a input from the Inputs Bar Configure Input Start Mosaic Stop Mosaic Configure the input settings F3 F4 Start all Inputs Stop all Inputs Details of the Input Bar are explained in chapter 3.

7 Style Different layout styles (font. When pressing the Login button. 17 www. 2.DVBControl. Inputs or Wall configurations.6 Privilege If the Password Protection option is enabled. Login is needed to be able to configure Preferences.8 Help All Help related subjects can be selected via the Help menu option. the correct password needs to be entered in the following dialog: 2. colour) can be chosen.Manual DVBMosaic 2.com .

DVBControl.Manual DVBMosaic Help menu Short key Principal functions Manual F1 Open the DVBAnalyzer Manual License Manger F2 Administers the application licenses Dolby® Trademarks Display Dolby® Trademarks About Displays the application version number information Manual Opens the DVBMosaic manual (PDF) License Manager Administers the application licenses. 18 www.com . Dolby® Trademarks Displays the Dolby® Trademarks.

Manual DVBMosaic About DVBMosaic Displays the application version number information. 19 www.DVBControl.com .

a WARNING text will be shown. In the example below the setup is done for 1 Dolby-E component. with detailed information about license sub components  License Available  Selected Service. With the right mouse button.9 Status Bar The Status Bar gives information about:  CPU load  Active Inputs  Active Services  Licenses Used.com . 20 www.DVBControl.Manual DVBMosaic 2. although no Dolby-E licenses are available. including selected audio component When not enough licenses are available in the dongle. showing information can be enabled/disabled.

10 General Preferences Customized preferences have impact on behaviour and are categorized in different tabs: General:  Application  Layout  Measurements  ETR 290 Options  Round Robin  DVBMonitor Support  Remote Web Interface Notifications:  Audio Error Alerts  SNMP Service  Email  SMS  Syslog  Script  Prowl (iPhone/iPad)  NMA (Notify my Android) 21 www.Manual DVBMosaic 2.com .DVBControl.

Manual DVBMosaic 2.com .DVBControl.10.1 Application Preferences Application settings for:  General preferences  Multi monitor  Password protection  Multicast Output  Bitrate Lock/Order Control  Log  TCP/IP Interface  Advanced Options 22 www.

Update Time-Header If enabled. the PC will not go into Screensaver mode or Power Management mode. Teletext. the Teletext header “row 0” will be updated constantly although the selected Teletext page is not transmitted. Don’t hide mouse in Fullscreen mode If enabled. Disable Screensaver/Power Management If enabled. Auto start Inputs After application start.com .Manual DVBMosaic General preferences Show PID’s in Hexadecimal If enabled. Multi Monitor Support If enabled. Suppress input start errors After start of Mosaic.DVBControl. 23 www. Otherwise PID values are shown decimal. connected to 1 DVBMosaic machine. the application will be shown directly in Fullscreen mode. If not enabled only the time of the update moment will be shown. the Mosaic output is spread across multiple displays which are connected to the DVBMosaic machine. all PID values are shown hexadecimal. the mouse tooltip will not be hided in Fullscreen mode. the input start errors will be suppressed Television Standard The following Broadcast norms can be selected:  PAL  NTSC Multi Monitor Possibility to use multiple monitor screens. Start Fullscreen After application start. the input devices will be start directly.

Bitrate Lock/Order Control Selection in which priority (via Up/Down) the Transport stream bitrates method is used:  Hardware (If Available)  First PCR-PID found (Specially for File input)  MIP (DVB-H/T)  NIT Delivery Descriptor 24 www.Manual DVBMosaic Password protection Possibility to ‘password’ protect the Preferences. the Service with focus will be multicast out. Password Use your own Password. Therefor the Service has to have focus.DVBControl.com . Used password is not visible. Inputs and Walls can be configured. Multicast Address IP address used for the multicast output. for unwanted usage. Inputs and Wall configuration windows. Output selected service to Multicast If enabled. Multicast Output Possibility to multicast output a Service. Network Interface Selection of network interface. you have to login before Preferences. Multicast Port Port number used for the multicast output. used for multicast output. Use password protection If enabled.

TCP/IP Interface If enabled. the current application log will be cleared when the mosaic is started. and the open/current errors at the bottom.com . a new log file is created for every day. the log is sorted with the ‘resolved’ messages at the top. When no “Log Output Path” is given. Log files can be cleared. If “Display Errors at the bottom in Error Tab” is enabled. The corresponding audio device will be used for audio listening. If “Save log to disk” is enabled. 0 Days means that no log files will be cleared. example documentation is available. log files will be saved in the application log directory. all log data will be saved to file. After Selecting a service (by Mouse selection). In the Help/RemoteTCP folder. If “New log file everyday” is enabled. it can also be deselected automatically after X seconds. If “Clear log on Restart” is enabled. 25 www.DVBControl. Log Log lines can be saved on hard disk.Manual DVBMosaic Audio Mouse Selection Focus on a service can be done. using the left or right mouse button. external control via TCP/IP is possible. by setting an amount of days by “Clear Log Files After”. 0 Seconds means that no automatically de-selection is chosen.

26 www. ‘Auto’ scaling factors are:  For SD resolution. Default is 48 and maximum is 280.DVBControl. Picture Quality will be less. will enable pre-scaling video processing. By using pre-scaling of source video before sending these video frames to the GPU. this could cause a problem sending all the video frames to the graphics adapter (GPU). Pre-scaling is enabled. but performance will be better on High CPU Machines Default.Manual DVBMosaic Advanced Options Pre-Scale Video on CPU If enabled.com . If there are many video services to be monitored. scaling factor: 2  For HD resolution. the video pipeline will be ¼ of the bandwidth. scaling factor: 8 Maximum internal video buffers The maximum amount of used video buffers (per video decoder) to buffer the video image frames before their PTS (Presentation Time Stamp) moment. scaling factor: 4  For 4K resolution.

DVBControl.com .Manual DVBMosaic 2.10.2 Layout Preferences Layout settings for:  General preferences  Text Overlay  Logo Position  Teletext Overlay  DVB Character Code Table  Clock  Overlay Icons  Audio / Peakmeter configuration  LogBar 27 www.

Aspect Border Color Pick color which should be used around the aspect ratio border. which will be used default for the Channel Configuration in the Wall setup. the UMD (Under Monitor Display) text of each service will be shown in the format style chosen.  Off  Auto  4:3  16:9 Mask Mode Preference mask mode which can be used to mask video images  Mosaic  Black  Darken 28 www. Overlay Peak Meters If enabled.com .DVBControl.Manual DVBMosaic General preferences Display Peak Meters Select position of audio peak meters:  Right  Left  Off Show Channel Border If enabled. shows a white border around each channel. Default Aspect Ratio Select the default Aspect Ratio. Border Cropping Set percentage of wanted border cropping Display Input_ID in UMD If enabled. will show Piek Meters overlayed.

Error Overlay mode The Error Overlay mode can be chosen:  Disabled  Normal Blink  Acknowledge Blink 29 www.Manual DVBMosaic UMD Size The shown UMD (Under Monitor Display) text size can be chosen:  Normal  +1  +2  .DVBControl.  +7 UMD Mode The UMD background can be chosen:  Normal  Square  Off Wall Background The wall background can be selected.. the service name can be overlaid on different positions  Left  Center  Right Clock Size The shown Clock size can be chosen:  Normal  +1  +2  .  +12 Fullscreen Channelname overlay If enabled.. the service name will be overlayed in fullscreen mode. Position In fullscreen mode. Background files are located in the application/backgrounds directory and can be extended with user defined bmp files.com .

Default is eng (English) ETR Mode The ETR (ETR290 Level 1) Info mode can be chosen:  All Levels  Errors only System Font Default: Tahoma Text Overlay 30 www..com .DVBControl.Manual DVBMosaic EIT Info Mode The EIT Info mode can be chosen:  Off  Top  Bottom EIT Size The shown EIT text size can be chosen:  Normal  +1  +2  .  +12 EIT Display The EIT Display mode can be chosen:  Actual (No Time)  Actual (With Time)  Actual + Other (No Time)  Actual + Other (With Time) EIT Language Selection of EIT language.

com ..32 Mbps) #CC = Total CC Errors (xx) #INAME = Input Name #SID = PMT program number #VCODEC = Video Codec (MPEG-2/AVC/HEVC) #VBITRATE = Video Bitrate (4.  +12 Text Overlay Text The following tags can be used: #SBITRATE = Service Bitrate (6.DVBControl.89 Mbps) #VRES = Video Resolution (720x576) #VFORMAT = Video Format (1080i/50) 31 www.Manual DVBMosaic Possibility to overlay text Text Overlay The Text Overlay mode can be chosen:  Never  Always  When selected  When Fullscreen Text Position The Text Overlay Position can be chosen:  Top  Bottom Text Size The Text Overlay text size can be chosen:  Normal  +1  +2  .

which is selected in the Wall Configurator.Manual DVBMosaic Logo Position Each Video service can have an extra logo overlay. Logo position Selection of Position of Service logo:  Top Left  Top Center  Top Right  Middle Left  Middle Center  Middle Right  Bottom Left  Bottom Center  Bottom Right XOffs X-axis offset of logo position YOffs Y-axis offset of logo position Teletext Overlay Display Teletext Overlay with Background If enabled.com .DVBControl. Overlay of Teletext will be shown with using the Teletext background color. 32 www. DVB Character Code DVB Character Code Table Selection of default Character Code Table.

the Day display will be overlayed in the analog clock. the graphic will be overlayed in the analog clock. Enable Logo If enabled.com .Manual DVBMosaic Clock Analog clocks can enhancement using graphics and day display. Logo position Selection of Position of Service logo:  Top  Bottom  Left  Right XOffs X-axis offset of logo position YOffs Y-axis offset of logo position Enable Day display If enabled. 33 www.DVBControl.

will show existence of Now/Next EPG information EL1 If enabled. will show existence of ETR290 Level 1 problems HbbTV / AIT If enabled. will show SCTE-35 (Cue tone) if the PMT table has a SCTE-35 referenced PID 34 www.DVBControl. will show existence of Teletext Now/Next If enabled.21:1 = Aspect ratio  SUB = Subtitles  TXT = Teletext  NN = Now/Next  EL1 = ETR290 Level 1  HbbTV / AIT  SCTE-35 Position Selection of Position of Overlay Icons:  Top Left  Top Right  Left  Right  Bottom Left  Bottom Right Aspect If enabled.Manual DVBMosaic Overlay Icons Overlay of status indication for:  4:3 or 16:9 or 2. will show the Aspect Ratio as indicated in the MPEG header Subtitles If enabled.com . will show existence of HbbtTV / AIT SCTE-35 If enabled. will show existence of Subtitles Teletext If enabled.

DVBControl. Colors can be changed by clicking on the color. for  Background  Low Range  Mid Range  High Range  Peak Use 3 Digit Language Names If enabled.Manual DVBMosaic Audio / Peakmeter configuration Different colors can be chosen for MPEG/AAC.com . will show 3 Digit Language Names Bar Height The Audio bar height can be changed in different units  6  8  10  12  Full Decay The audio bar decay can be chosen:  Normal  Slower  Very slow Bar Width The Audio bar height can be changed in different units  8  10  12  14  16  20  22  24  26  28  30 35 www. Dolby® Digital Plus and Dolby®-E audio.

Colors can be changed for  Error color  Clear color  ETR-290 level 1 color Last Error on TOP If enabled. 36 www.DVBControl.Manual DVBMosaic Logbar Different colors can be chosen for different severity log lines. the last error will be shown at the bottom of the Logbar.com . Otherwise. the last error will be shown on Top of the Logbar.

DVBControl.3 Measurements Preferences Measurements settings for:  Checks  Acknowledgement  System Measurements  Input/PID Lost  Colors 37 www.Manual DVBMosaic 2.10.com .

Freeze Detection signalling will be given after xx Seconds of freeze using yy % threshold. Silence Detection settings can be overruled for a specific Audio PID. in the Wall Configurator. when using a high threshold percentage. The % threshold means how many percentage of the image is allowed to be moving before an alarm will be raised. only the Left/Right track are used. Enable Silence Detection / Timeout / Silence Level If enabled. When using Dolby® Digital Plus audio.DVBControl. Enable Black Detection / Timeout / Black Level If enabled. Skip First Video Lines (VITC/WSS) If enabled. than when using a low threshold percentage. Signalling in the wall is given default by a brown border color. 38 www. when using a low percentage black level. Black Detection settings can be overruled for a specific channel. an error will be activated more quickly. So.com . then when using a high percentage black level. in the Wall Configurator. an error will be activated quicker. Freeze Detection settings can be overruled for a specific channel. the first 10 video lines are not interpreted for freeze detection. The % black level sets the measured black level of an average image. Black Detection signalling will be given after xx Seconds of freeze using yy % black level. Signalling in the wall is given default by a brown border color. Silence Detection signalling will be given after xx Seconds of Silence using yy dB as Silence level. Signalling in the wall is given default by a purple border color.Manual DVBMosaic Checks Different measurements can be used: Enable Freeze Detection / Timeout / Threshold If enabled. So. in the Audio PID Configurator.

Audio PID Lost detection settings can be overruled for a specific Audio PID. The ‘ET1’ overlay time can be changed for ‘Seconds display time’ Enable EIT Now missing Detection If enabled. Service Lost Detection settings can be overruled for a specific channel. in the Wall Configurator. Enable PID Lost Detection If enabled. Aspect Ratio Detection settings can be overruled for a specific channel. the PID should be encrypted. Signalling in the wall is given default by a blue border color. Signalling in the wall is given default by a red border color. in the Audio PID Configurator. 39 www. The detected video Aspect Radio. is compared with the selected Aspect Ratio:  Off (follow the MPEG header)  4:3  16:9  2. Encryption Detection settings can be overruled for a specific channel. loss of a single service component PID will be detected. in the Wall Configurator. Enable Encryption Detection If enabled. will detect faulty Aspect Ratio video services. Silence + Freeze Detection settings can be overruled for a specific channel. Signalling in the wall is given default by a light blue border color. will detect ETR-290 Level 1 faulty situations. los of input will be detected after 2 seconds. in the Wall Configurator. Enable Teletext Page Timeout If enabled. Enable Aspect Ratio Detection If enabled. Signalling in the wall is given default by a red border color. Signalling in the wall is given default by an orange border color. When selected ‘Off’. will detect a Page Timeout for the selected Teletext Page. simultaneously detection of Silence and Freeze after xx Seconds. Enable Input Lost Detection If enabled.Manual DVBMosaic Enable Silence + Freeze Detection / Timeout If enabled. Video PID Lost detection settings can be overruled for a specific Video PID. Enable ETR-290 Level 1 Detection If enabled. audio) will be detected. Signalling in the wall is given default by a dark blue border color. will detect encryption. The threshold value of Freeze detection and the silence level of Silence detection are used. in the Wall Configurator. will detect EIT Now missing situations. When selected ‘On’. Enable Service Lost Detection If enabled.DVBControl. in the Wall Configurator. coming from the MPEG header. the PID should not be encrypted.com .21:1 Signalling in the wall is given default by a dark blue border color. loss of all service component PIDs (video. Signalling in the wall is given default by a red border color.

resolved errors will be automatically acknowledged. Blink Speed The blinking speed can be chosen out of 3 different frequencies:  Normal (once a second)  Faster (twice a second)  Fasters (five times a second) Using the right mouse button. Pushing the escape button will trigger the Acknowledgement. the selected audio track will be repeated until acknowledgement is realised. a separate channel can be acknowledged.com .Manual DVBMosaic Acknowledgement User acknowledgement to acknowledge that errors are noticed. If audio is enabled. Acknowledgement signalling in the wall is given default by a yellow border color. Use Acknowledge System (Escape) If enabled. Acknowledgement mode settings can be overruled for a specific channel. Visually the border of the related service is blinking between the error color and the acknowledgement color. 40 www. Auto Acknowledge If enabled. user acknowledgement is necessary to acknowledge the last detected errors. in the Wall Configurator.DVBControl.

the main output of the mosaic display is covered with a dark overlay and a red message box will display the problem(s) 41 www. Disk Usage If enabled. an alarm will be raised when the GPU load is higher than the specified Threshold. If one (or multiple) of the above error alarm rise. GPU Usage If enabled. CPU Usage Total CPU load If enabled.DVBControl.Manual DVBMosaic System Measurements Different system measurements can be used. an alarm will be raised when the total CPU load is higher than the specified Threshold. CPU Kernel Usage Each CPU core is checked independently. an alarm will be raised when one of the CPU core’s kernel load is higher than the specified Threshold. an alarm will be raised when the Disk Usage of the ‘C’ directory is higher than the specified Threshold. If enabled.com .

Colors All colors can be changed by clicking on the color square.com .DVBControl. displays a Black Frame on Input/PID Lost.Manual DVBMosaic Input/PID Lost If enabled. 42 www.

4 ETR 290 Level 1 Options ETR 290 Level 1 compliancy checks.com .10.Manual DVBMosaic 2.DVBControl. 43 www.

DVBControl.com . ETR290 level 1 faulty situations are signalled.Manual DVBMosaic ETR-290 level 1 If enabled. 44 www.

com .5 Round Robin Preferences Automatically changing of walls can be realized using the Round Robin option. 45 www.DVBControl.Manual DVBMosaic 2.10.

46 www. Enable TCP/IP switch interface If enabled. In the folder ‘/Help/RemoteTCP’ example software can be found. Wall switching commands can be giving using XML over TCP/IP.DVBControl. Round Robin will be executed Cycle Time Time used for displaying each enabled wall in the Round Robin cycle. Walls Enable walls which should be used in the Round Robin cycle.Manual DVBMosaic Enable Round Robin Support If enabled.com .

6 DVBMonitor Support Multiple DVBMosaic agents can seamlessly be integrated with the DVBMonitor Server and Clients.com .DVBControl. 47 www. This will enable remote monitoring of all connected DVBMosaic Agents.10.Manual DVBMosaic 2. from all over the globe.

Manual DVBMosaic Enable DVBMonitor Support If enabled.DVBControl. Server DVBMonitor database server name.com . Test Connection Possibility to test the connection with DVBMonitor. Password DVBMonitor Login Password. messages will be forwarded to the DVBMonitor database. Username DVBMonitor Login Username. 48 www.

10.0. fullscreen and error display.7 Remote Web Interface The Remote Web Interface enables viewing the Video thumbs and audio bars.0.0 the binding is with all network adapters. Address Web Interface IP address.DVBControl.com . 49 www.Manual DVBMosaic 2. Including selection. on remote locations. Otherwise the binding can only be realized with the adapter of the corresponding IP address. via Web. the Web Interface will be active. Port Web Interface Port number. With 0. Enable Web Interface If enabled.

make sure the firewall of the DVBMosaic machine is disabled If the management IP address of this DVBMosaic machine is 192.168.Manual DVBMosaic Web Interface examples If the browser is on the same machine (chrome) you need to type http://127.0.DVBControl.com .0.1.29 then you need to type (in Chrome) http://192.1.168.29:1570 50 www.1:1570 For a remote machine.

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com . Audio Support Enable Audio Support If enabled. The wav files are located in the application/audio directory and can be changed to user defined audio tracks.10.Manual DVBMosaic 2.DVBControl. audio will be used for giving alarms.8 Audio Preferences Audio signalling makes use of Detection and Resolved wav files for each kind of Error detection. 53 www.

silence detection will generate an Audio alert.Manual DVBMosaic Alerts Freeze Detection If enabled. loss of a Transport Stream input will generate an Audio alert. “Silence AND Freeze” Detection If enabled. When selecting ‘Repeat’. loss of all service component PIDs (video. Black Detection If enabled. Encryption Problem Detection If enabled. the audio track will be sent every xx Delay seconds.DVBControl. 54 www. freeze detection will generate an Audio alert. black detection will generate an Audio alert. PID Lost Detection If enabled.com . Service Lost Detection If enabled. Audio tracks are default sent only once. “Silence and Freeze” detection will generate an Audio alert. Aspect Ratio Problem Detection If enabled. Silence Detection If enabled. Encryption of a PID will generate an Audio alert. audio) will generate an Audio alert. Acknowledge Confirmation If enabled. The button gives the possibility to test and hear the selected audio track. ETR290 errors will generate an Audio alert. loss of a single service component PID will generate an Audio alert. Input Lost Detection If enabled. Encryption fault situations will generate an Audio alert. an acknowledgment confirmation will generate an Audio alert. ETR290 Level 1 Problem Detection If enabled.

The DVB-DCSYSTEM-MIB.9 SNMP Preferences SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) can be used to inform network-attached devices for the condition of DVBMosaic.com .Manual DVBMosaic 2.DVBControl. 55 www.10.mib file can be found in the Program Files\DVBControl\DVBMosaic directory.

loss of a Transport Stream input will generate an SNMP trap. loss of a single service component PID will generate an SNMP trap. “Silence AND Freeze” Detection If enabled. PID Lost Detection If enabled. Black Detection If enabled. 56 www. Silence Detection If enabled. black detection will generate an SNMP trap. Input Lost Detection If enabled. “Silence and Freeze” detection will generate an SNMP trap. Traps Destination Addresses/Port IP Address/Port settings for sending SNMP Traps.DVBControl. SNMP will be used for giving alarms.Manual DVBMosaic SNMP Service Enable SNMP Service If enabled. freeze detection will generate an SNMP trap. silence detection will generate an SNMP trap.com . Listen Addresses/Port Address/Port settings of the SNMP server. Freeze Detection If enabled.

Acknowledge pushed If enabled. ETR290 errors will generate an SNMP Trap. using acknowledgements will also generate an SNMP Trap. audio) will generate an SNMP trap. Encryption Problem Detection If enabled. Aspect Ratio Problem Detection If enabled. ETR290 Level 1 Problem Detection If enabled. 57 www.DVBControl. Encryption fault situations will generate an SNMP Trap.Manual DVBMosaic Service Lost Detection If enabled. Encryption of a PID will generate an SNMP Trap.com . loss of all service component PIDs (video.

58 www.DVBControl.10.Manual DVBMosaic 2.10 Email Preferences Alerts can be send via Email with the following settings.com .

Use UTC Time in reports If enabled. Recipients Email addresses used for Email alarm signalling. Username Username needed for authentication. Port Email server. Email will be used for giving alarms. UTC Time will be used in reports. 59 www. please use this button to send a test message. From Email address used for sender. Use Authentication This should be enabled when your mail server requires authentication. To test if your Email client is fully functional.com . outgoing port number. Server Email server.Manual DVBMosaic Email Support Enable Email Support If enabled.DVBControl. Send Test Message Email can only work when a working Email client/account is available on the machine. Password Password needed for authentication.

black detection will generate an Email. loss of all service component PIDs (video. Input Lost Detection If enabled. Encryption of a PID will generate an Email. 60 www. audio) will generate an Email.Manual DVBMosaic Alerts Send Delay Delay before email is sent Freeze Detection If enabled. Encryption Problem Detection If enabled. Aspect Ratio Problem Detection If enabled. Black Detection If enabled. ETR290 errors will generate an Email. Service Lost Detection If enabled. “Silence and Freeze” detection will generate an Email.DVBControl. Silence Detection If enabled. loss of a Transport Stream input will generate an Email.com . “Silence AND Freeze” Detection If enabled. silence detection will generate an Email. ETR290 Level 1 Problem Detection If enabled. Encryption fault situations will generate an Email. freeze detection will generate an Email. PID Lost Detection If enabled. loss of a single service component PID will generate an Email.

com . EIT Now Problem errors will generate an Email. When using the 64 bit version of DVBMosaic.DVBControl.Manual DVBMosaic EIT Now Problem Detection If enabled. also a 64-bit mail client should be used. 61 www.

Manual DVBMosaic 2.11 SMS Alerts can be send via SMS with the following settings.10.DVBControl.com . 62 www.

From Phone number of registration. SMS will be used for giving alarms. API Key Application Programmable Interface Key. Send Test Message SMS can only work when SMS communication is available on the machine. 63 www. Can be for multiple recipients.DVBControl.Manual DVBMosaic SMS Support Enable SMS Support If enabled. To test if your SMS service is fully functional. Clickatell Homepage Homepage for the Clickatell SMS gateway To Destination SMS number. please use this button to send a test message. Password Password needed for authentication. or registered CallerID. Username Username needed for authentication.com .

Encryption fault situations will generate an SMS message.com . black detection will generate an SMS message. loss of a single service component PID will generate an SMS message. loss of a Transport Stream input will generate an SMS message.Manual DVBMosaic Alerts Send Delay Delay before SMS is sent Freeze Detection If enabled. ETR290 Level 1 Problem Detection If enabled. EIT Now Problem errors will generate an SMS message. Black Detection If enabled. 64 www. Encryption of a PID will generate an SMS message. “Silence AND Freeze” Detection If enabled. Input Lost Detection If enabled. Encryption Problem Detection If enabled. PID Lost Detection If enabled. EIT Now Problem Detection If enabled. freeze detection will generate an SMS message. Service Lost Detection If enabled. audio) will generate an SMS message. loss of all service component PIDs (video. Silence Detection If enabled. Aspect Ratio Problem Detection If enabled. “Silence and Freeze” detection will generate an SMS message. ETR290 errors will generate an SMS message. silence detection will generate an SMS message.DVBControl.

Manual DVBMosaic 2.10. 65 www.12 Syslog Alerts can be send via Syslog (Unix system logging daemon) with the following settings.DVBControl.com .

66 www. Syslog will be used for giving alarms.com . Severity Selection of used Syslog severity level. Send Test Message Syslog can only work when a working Syslog communication is available on the machine. Facility Selection of Syslog facility. Address Syslog IP address.Manual DVBMosaic Syslog Support Enable Syslog Support If enabled.DVBControl. Port Syslog Port number. To test if your Syslog is fully functional. Name Name used in the Syslog. please use this button to send a test message.

EIT Now Problem Detection If enabled. loss of a single service component PID will generate a Syslog. PID Lost Detection If enabled. Service Lost Detection If enabled. Black Detection If enabled. loss of all service component PIDs (video. “Silence and Freeze” detection will generate a Syslog. Silence Detection If enabled. black detection will generate a Syslog. ETR290 errors will generate a Syslog. EIT Now Problem errors will generate a Syslog. Encryption of a PID will generate a Syslog.DVBControl.Manual DVBMosaic Alerts Freeze Detection If enabled. freeze detection will generate a Syslog. loss of a Transport Stream input will generate a Syslog. Aspect Ratio Problem Detection If enabled. ETR290 Level 1 Problem Detection If enabled. “Silence AND Freeze” Detection If enabled. Encryption fault situations will generate a Syslog. Encryption Problem Detection If enabled.com . 67 www. audio) will generate a Syslog. Input Lost Detection If enabled. a Syslog. silence detection will generate an Email.

Manual DVBMosaic 2. 68 www.13 Script The script system can be used to create custom actions related to errors/resolves.10.DVBControl.com . the scripts system will be active. Enable Script If enabled.

Black Detection If enabled. EIT Now Problem Detection If enabled. loss of all service component PIDs (video. EIT Now Problem errors will generate a Script action. loss of a Transport Stream input will generate a Script action. PID Lost Detection If enabled. Silence Detection If enabled. “Silence AND Freeze” Detection If enabled. audio) will generate a Script action.DVBControl.Manual DVBMosaic Alerts The execution of scripts can be activated for: Freeze Detection If enabled. Aspect Ratio Problem Detection If enabled. black detection will generate a Script action. Encryption of a PID will generate a Script action. ETR290 errors will generate a Script action. freeze detection will generate a Script action. ETR290 Level 1 Problem Detection If enabled. 69 www. loss of a single service component PID will generate a Script action. “Silence and Freeze” detection will generate a Script action. Input Lost Detection If enabled. Service Lost Detection If enabled. Encryption fault situations will generate a Script action. Encryption Problem Detection If enabled. silence detection will generate a Script action.com .

bat to global.DVBControl.Manual DVBMosaic Script execution The main script that is called is located in the Scripts folder and named global. Where severity_id has the following meaning: 0 NA 1 Info 2 Warning 3 QoS 4 TNC 5 CM 6 POA 7 TOA 8 User 1 9 User 2 10 User 3 11 User 4 70 www. Script Parameters When the main script is called.bat.com . the severity level of the error is provided.event_type (integer) Where event_type can have the following meaning: 0 InputFail 1 Freeze 2 Black 3 Silence 4 FreezeAndSilence 5 ServiceLost 6 PIDLost 7 EncryptionProblem 8 AspectProblem 9 EITProblem 10 ETR290Problem 11 Acknoledge #2 . You have to copy the provided _global.status (integer) Where status has the following meaning: 0 ERROR 1 UPDATE 2 RESOLVED #3– severity_id (integer) When status indicated ERROR or UPDATE. the following parameters are passed through: #1 .bat.

DVBControl. #6 .pid (integer) When a script is triggered related to a PID (For instance PID Lost). the service number (PMT program number) will be given. and this pid was referenced in a PMT.input_id (integer) The unique ID of the input.wallitem_name (string) When a script is triggered related to a wall item. If it is not related to a wall item (for instance Input Lost) this value is NULL.Manual DVBMosaic #4 . #7 – service_id (integer) When a script is triggered related to a PID (For instance PID Lost). else this value is -1.message (string) A short description of the event.com . #5 . the name will be given. else this value is -1. #8 . or -1 when not applicable. 71 www. the pid number will be given.

14 Prowl (iPhone/iPad) Prowl can be used to send IPhone alerts. 72 www.Manual DVBMosaic 2.10.DVBControl.com .

API keys Prowl API key.DVBControl. Use UTC Time in reports If enabled. UTC Time will be used in reports. Severity Selection of used Prowl severity level. please use this button to send a test message. To test if your Prowl is fully functional.com .Manual DVBMosaic Prowl Support Enable Prowl Support If enabled. Prowl Homepage Homepage for the Prowl gateway. 73 www. Name Name used in the Prowl message. Send Test Message Prowl can only work when a working Prowl communication is available on the machine. prowl will be used for giving alarms.

ETR290 Level 1 Problem Detection If enabled. “Silence AND Freeze” Detection If enabled. Encryption Problem Detection If enabled. Encryption of a PID will generate a Prowl request. Silence Detection If enabled. Input Lost Detection If enabled. 74 www. Encryption fault situations will generate a Prowl request. freeze detection will generate a Prowl request. Service Lost Detection If enabled. PID Lost Detection If enabled. loss of all service component PIDs (video. Black Detection If enabled. loss of a Transport Stream input will generate a Prowl request. Aspect Ratio Problem Detection If enabled. EIT Now Problem Detection If enabled. loss of a single service component PID will generate a Prowl request. black detection will generate a Prowl request.com .Manual DVBMosaic Alerts Send Delay Delay before message is sent Freeze Detection If enabled. audio) will generate a Prowl request. EIT Now Problem errors will generate a Prowl request.DVBControl. ETR290 errors will generate a Prowl request. “Silence and Freeze” detection will generate a Prowl request. silence detection will generate a Prowl request.

DVBControl.15 NMA (Notify my Android) NMA (Notify My Android) can be used to send alerts to any android device.com . 75 www.10.Manual DVBMosaic 2.

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Enable NMA Support
If enabled, NMA will be used for giving alarms.
Use UTC Time in reports
If enabled, UTC Time will be used in reports.
API keys
NMA API key.
Send Test Message
NMA can only work when a working NMA communication is available on the machine.
To test if your NMA is fully functional, please use this button to send a test message.
Severity
Selection of used NMA severity level.
NMA Homepage
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Send Delay
Delay before message is sent
Freeze Detection
If enabled, freeze detection will generate a NMA request.
Black Detection
If enabled, black detection will generate a NMA request.
Silence Detection
If enabled, silence detection will generate a NMA request.
“Silence AND Freeze” Detection
If enabled, “Silence and Freeze” detection will generate a NMA request.
Input Lost Detection
If enabled, loss of a Transport Stream input will generate a NMA request.
PID Lost Detection
If enabled, loss of a single service component PID will generate a NMA request.
Service Lost Detection
If enabled, loss of all service component PIDs (video, audio) will generate a NMA request.
Encryption Problem Detection
If enabled, Encryption of a PID will generate a NMA request.
Aspect Ratio Problem Detection
If enabled, Encryption fault situations will generate a NMA request.
ETR290 Level 1 Problem Detection
If enabled, ETR290 errors will generate a NMA request.
EIT Now Problem Detection
If enabled, EIT Now Problem errors will generate a NMA request.

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Configuration
 Inputs
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com . Delete Input When selecting an input in the Input Bar. Chapter 3. it can be deleted.DVBControl. Every entry in the Inputs Bar has an icon and a string concatenation of the Input ID and Input Name. Move Input up Moves a selected Input one position up in the Input tree.Manual DVBMosaic Icon Description Add Input Delete Input Move Input up Move Input down Add Input A new input is configured. Move Input down Moves a selected Input one position down in the Input tree. All actions are also available. Different signalling is used for the input status: Signalling Green Red Gray Blue Description No Error: Input activated Error: Input not valid (TS timeout) Input not activated Error: Input not valid (TS timeout) anymore 80 www. by using the right mouse key.2 will give all details about configuring inputs.

will show more ES info details.DVBControl.Manual DVBMosaic ES Info Opening PID entries.com . 81 www.

the Configure Input window is used:  Create a new Input  Change an existing Input Create a new input Via 3 ways a new input can be created:  Select   Select Add Input in the Toolbar Select Add Input via the right mouse key in the Inputs Bar Change an existing input Via 3 ways a existing input can be changed:  Double clik on the Input entry   Select Configure Input in the Tool Bar Select Configure via the right mouse key Configure Input parameters The Configure Input window gives the possibility to select an Input Transport Stream.com .2 Configure Input In 2 situations.Manual DVBMosaic 3. Input Name Descriptive Input Name 82 www.DVBControl.

the Tuner window corresponding with the selected Input Device will pop-up.DVBControl.com .Manual DVBMosaic ID Input identifier Input Device The Input selector Source Description File DVB-ASI DVB-S DVB-C DVB-T UDP/Multicast Transport Stream File Input via ASI input board Input via Satellite receiver board Input via Cable receiver board Input via Terrestrial receiver board Input via UDP Multicast packets Configure After selecting Configure. See appendix B for all Input possibilities. 83 www. The button gives the possibility to ignore PIDs on an Input.

DVBControl. For each Input.com .8 “General Preferences – Audio Preferences”. specific audio signaling can be used for:  Input Lost Detection  PID Lost Detection The button gives the possibility to test and hear the selected audio track.Manual DVBMosaic If no PIDs are excluded the button will be shown as Audio options Default the Preference Application settings are used as described in chapter 2. 84 www.

a Tooltip will be displayed with all details. with a purple background. In different columns detailed information is given Filter Description Date/time ID Input PID Service Message Cleared The date and time the log information was generated Input Identifier Input Name Optional: The PID to which the log information was related Optional: The audio service name. When an Error message is cleared the type changes from Error to Warning type. When hovering the mouse over a Log entry.com . corresponding with to the PID The log message The date and time when the error was cleared. 85 www.Manual DVBMosaic 4 Log View All DVBMosaic log information is displayed in the Log View window.DVBControl. Different log types are used: Signalling Description Error Error log line Warning Warning log line Info Information log line All new Error messages are shown with a red background.

extra actions can be taken: 86 www.DVBControl. By using the right mouse key.Manual DVBMosaic Different tabs can be used to filter the log types:  Errors  Messages  All Then number of entries is given in the tab name.com . For Errors the number of open and solved errors are given.

11) Fill all Services from the selected Inputs. Clears the total Wall (except Clock and Images). Third. it also possible to:  Copy wall. starting from the channel position which was selected.Manual DVBMosaic 5 Wall 5.DVBControl. Then fills all channels left.2 Menu Bar The sub-menu options available in the Menu Bar selection are File and Options. 10 Walls can be used. the Global wall parameters have to be set. with available Services from all Inputs. This way the general grid and optional a clock is chosen and can be seen at the Wall Preview. to another wall  Load wall  Save wall Secondly.3 Configure Wall First the appropriate Wall has to be selected. In each Wall. Clears the Wall configuration 5.com . Configuration of the wall is done via the “Wall Configuration” button. by using the pull-down. each Channel has to be configured. 5. File File menu Principal functions Load Wall Save Wall Exit Load a Wall configuration from Hard Disk Save the Wall configuration to Hard Disk Exits the Configuration Wall window Options Options menu Principal functions Configuration Report Auto Populate Wall from Selected Input Auto Populate Wall from All Inputs Clear Wall Display configuration details (see also paragraph 5. 87 www.1 Introduction The Wall configuration creates the layout of the presented walls.

Grid Y The number of cells used vertical for a Wall. 88 www. Size Y The default number of cells used vertical for a new channel. for each wall Size X The default number of cells used horizontal for a new channel.Manual DVBMosaic Global Wall Parameters Settings which have to be chosen once.com .DVBControl. Grid X The number of cells used horizontal for a Wall.

using the right mouse button menu. a new Wall preview will be shown. After setting the X and Y grid.Manual DVBMosaic Keep Channel positions while resizing wall If enabled. Each channel position number is shown in the centre of each channel grid.DVBControl. Right mouse menu Short key Principal functions Copy Paste Delete Ctrl+C Ctrl+P <Delete> Copy the selected channel Paste the selected channel Delete the selected channel 89 www. or shortcuts. the channels will be using the same position after resizing the wall. can be done by mouse clicking a specific cell in the Preview Wall. The focused Channel will be coloured brawn. can be done by mouse clicking a specific cell in the Preview Wall. Selecting an existing Channel configuration. copied and paste.com . Channels can be deleted. A empty wall be show as: Channel Configuration Selecting an existing Channel configuration.

a channel can be configured:  Clock  Image  Video  Subtitle  Teletext  Audio  Service  Text  ETR290 Level 1 By selecting the Type pull down. the required channel type can be configured. the related wall components will be coloured red. 90 www.DVBControl.com . For different types of input.Manual DVBMosaic If an input is deleted.

Wall exit OK Leave the Configure Wall window. Delete Delete the selected Channel configuration out of the Wall.DVBControl. the new Channel configuration will be added to the Wall. It is also handy to choose a grid which can be divided over the multiple displays. Multi Monitor support When using multiple displays connected to one machine. the grid has to be adjusted so shown services will not be split over different displays.Manual DVBMosaic Channel configuration Add After the channel configuration. 91 www.com .

Background For a standard clock style.com .Manual DVBMosaic 5.3.DVBControl.1 Clock A real-time clock can be added to the wall by selecting the Clock type. Type Select Clock ID Unique Identifier per Wall. The clock uses the computer time. DVBMonitor). 92 www. the background color can be selected.q. SNMP. which is used for external communication (e. Name Clock name. Color The color which could be used to highlight the Channel name. presented above the clock.

Size Y The vertical size of the clock.Manual DVBMosaic Position The position number of the clock. Size X The horizontal size of the clock. Notation Selection of time notation:  24 Hour  AM/PM 93 www.com . Clock Type Selection of clock mode:  Off  Analog  Digital  Both (Analog and Digital) TimeZone UTC Offset can be used.DVBControl.

com .Manual DVBMosaic Sync Selection of the clock synchronization source:  System time  Input (TDT/TOT/SIT) time Clock Style Selection of clock style:  Standard  Modern 94 www.DVBControl.

Size X The horizontal size of the image. Type Select Image Name Image name (only used for reporting). Position The position number of the image. Aspect Ratio A preferred Aspect Ratio can be chosen. 95 www. Size Y The vertical size of the image.DVBControl.3.  Application (default)  Off (stretch image)  4:3  16:9 Type An image can be selected from different source types:  Disk/File  HTTP/URL Image Selection of the image file. Image files are stored in the /image directory.com .Manual DVBMosaic 5.2 Image An Image can be added to the wall by selecting the Image type.

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URL of the webpage
Auto refresh
If enabled, the webpage can be refreshed automatically, using a selected interval:
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 5 min
 10 min (default)
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Select Video
ID
Unique Identifier per Wall, which is used for external communication (e.q. SNMP, DVBMonitor).
Name
The Channel name, which will be displayed with the video.
Color
The color which is used to highlight the Channel name.
Background
The channel name background color.
Mask Content
If enabled, the video image will be masked according the preferred mask mode which is chosen in Preferences –
Application (Mosaic, Black or Darken).
Position
The position number of the channel.
Size X
The horizontal size of the channel, which can also be changed by using the handles at the border of the channel.
Size Y
The vertical size of the channel, which can also be changed by using the handles at the border of the channel.
Aspect Ratio
A preferred Aspect Ratio can be chosen.
 Application (default)
 Off (stretch)
 Auto (following the MPEG header aspect ratio)
 4:3
 16:9
Display Collapsed
If enabled, the active video will not be shown. Only the UMD is shown.
Input
Pull down list of all available Transport Stream inputs.
Select Service
Instead of typing the appropriate Service and PID numbers, via Select Service the service and its components
can directly be selected. Select Service will give all services which are found in the selected input Transport
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the DVB-Subtitle PID must be selected. 100 www. Logo If enabled. Overlay Different types of overlay are possible:  None  DVB-Subtitle  Teletext  CC (Closed Captioning) For DVB-Subtitle overlay. Optional the Active Region can be selected.com .DVBControl. a service logo can be selected which will be overlaid over the video signal. which will present if available also the background of the active region. For Teletext overlay. the Teletext PID and Teletext page must be selected.Manual DVBMosaic Video PID Selected Video PID.

com . All selected Services will then be positioned at the selected channel position in the Wall and its successors. CC4 and 708.8 “General Preferences – Audio Preferences”. Default for each Channel the Preference Application settings are used as described in chapter 2. different scaling selections can be made Custom Audio alerts Default for each Channel the Preference Application settings are used as described in chapter 2.8 “General Preferences – Measurements”. 101 www. CC3. CC2. For each Channel the settings can be overruled for:  Freeze Detection  Black Detection  Freeze/Silence Detection  PID Lost Detection  Service Lost Detection  Encryption Detection  Aspect Ratio Detection  EIT Now Detection  ETR290 Detection  Pre-Scale Mode  Acknowledge Mode For Pre-scale mode.DVBControl.Manual DVBMosaic For CC (Closed Captioning) we support: CC1.

DVBControl. Measurement scheduling Multiple measurement schedules can be configured for a channel.com . specific audio signaling can be used for:  Freeze Detection  Black Detection  Silence/Freeze Detection  PID Lost Detection  Service Lost Detection The button gives the possibility to test and hear the selected audio track.Manual DVBMosaic For each Channel. 102 www.

A little clock image on the right upper corner of a channel. indicates the use of Measurement Scheduling for this channel.Manual DVBMosaic If a test is not used in the ‘Configure Wall’ setup.DVBControl. it will be shown grey in the Schedules overview list. Audio PID configuration Maximal of 20 audio components can be used: 103 www.com .

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When used without a Video PID.DVBControl. If no name is used. 105 www.Manual DVBMosaic Audio PID’s: Edit / Delete / Add Editing (multiple) Audio PID’s . the audio components are interpreted as Radio services and the full name will be presented. If Audio PID 0 is given. only the 2 first characters are shown.com . Name If the name of the audio component is used together with video. there will not be shown any audio. PID Audio PID coming out of the Input Transport Stream. automatically the first Audio PID number coming from the PMT will be used. If no Audio PID is given. also no name background will be shown.

8 “General Preferences – Audio Preferences”.  All  1  2  3  4  5  6 Channel Detection Mode Select the appropriate Silence detection Channel mode (Now possible to check individual channels. specific audio signaling can be used for:  Silence Detection  PID Lost Detection The button gives the possibility to test and hear the selected audio track. ignored for PID’s with more than two channels):  All  Separate For example: Choose Separate when there are multiple languages available in a multi-channel audio source. Audio options Default the Preference Application settings are used as described in chapter 2.com . used for Dolby-E Silence Detection Mode Select the appropriate Silence Detection mode settings:  Off (no silence detection)  Application (use application settings)  Custom (use custom settings) Silence Level / Timeout If custom Silence Detection enabled. 106 www. Max Audio Channels Select the maximum number of audio components which should be shown.Manual DVBMosaic Program Program selection.DVBControl. Silence Detection signalling will be given after xx Seconds of Silence using yy dB as Silence level. For each Audio PID.

3.q. which is used for external communication (e.Manual DVBMosaic 5. Type Select Subtitle ID Unique Identifier per Wall. 107 www. Size X The horizontal size of the channel. which can also be changed by using the handles at the border of the channel.4 Subtitle A DVB-Subtitle can be added to the wall by selecting the Subtitle type.com . DVBMonitor). Name The Channel name. Background The channel name background color. which can also be changed by using the handles at the border of the channel. Position The position number of the channel. which will be displayed with the subtitle. Color The color which is used to highlight the Channel name. Size Y The vertical size of the channel. SNMP.DVBControl.

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A preferred Aspect Ratio can be chosen.
 Application (default)
 Off (stretch)
 Auto (following the MPEG header aspect ratio)
 4:3
 16:9
Display Collapsed
If enabled, the active video will not be shown. Only the UMD is shown.

Input
Pull down list of all available Transport Stream inputs.
Select Service
Instead of typing the appropriate Service and PID numbers, via Select Service the service and its components
can directly be selected. Select Service will give all services which are found in the selected input Transport
Stream, after have been in running mode.
For each Channel the settings can be overruled for:
 PID Lost Detection
 Service Lost Detection
 Acknowledge Mode
Subtitle PID
Selected Subtitle PID.
No PCR!
Enable this option, if the PCR is not accurate or does not exist for this service.
Custom Audio Alerts
Specific audio signaling can be used for:
 PID Lost Detection
 Service Lost Detection
The

button gives the possibility to test and hear the selected audio track.

Measurement Scheduling
Multiple measurement schedules can be configured for:
 PID Lost Detection
 Service Lost Detection
Display Active Region
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Teletext can be added to the wall by selecting the Teletext type.

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Select Teletext
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Unique Identifier per Wall, which is used for external communication (e.q. SNMP, DVBMonitor).
Name
The Channel name, which will be displayed with the teletext.
Color
The color which is used to highlight the Channel name.
Background
The channel name background color.
Position
The position number of the channel.
Size X
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The vertical size of the channel, which can also be changed by using the handles at the border of the channel.
Aspect Ratio
A preferred Aspect Ratio can be chosen.
 Application (default)
 Off (stretch)
 Auto (following the MPEG header aspect ratio)
 4:3
 16:9
Display Collapsed
If enabled, the active video will not be shown. Only the UMD is shown.

Input
Pull down list of all available Transport Stream inputs.
Select Service
Instead of typing the appropriate Service and PID numbers, via Select Service the service and its components
can directly be selected. Select Service will give all services which are found in the selected input Transport
Stream, after have been in running mode.
For each Channel the settings can be overruled for:
 PID Lost Detection
 Service Lost Detection
 Acknowledge Mode
Teletext PID
Selected Teletext PID.
TT Page
Selected Teletext Page.
No PCR!
Enable this option, if the PCR is not accurate or does not exist for this service.

Custom Audio Alerts
Specific audio signaling can be used for:
 PID Lost Detection
 Service Lost Detection
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only the selected Teletext lines will be presented.com . 111 www.DVBControl.Manual DVBMosaic Measurement Scheduling Multiple measurement schedules can be configured for:  PID Lost Detection  Service Lost Detection Display Selective Lines If enabled.

which is used for external communication (e.DVBControl. Color 112 www.Manual DVBMosaic 5.3. Name The Channel name.q. Type Select Audio ID Unique Identifier per Wall. DVBMonitor). SNMP.com .6 Audio Audio can be added to the wall by selecting the Audio type. which will be displayed with the audio.

Size X The horizontal size of the channel. after have been in running mode. Size Y The vertical size of the channel. Measurement Scheduling Multiple measurement schedules can be configured for: 113 www. For each Channel the settings can be overruled for:  Service Lost Detection  Encryption Detection  EIT Now Detection  ETR290 Detection  Acknowledge Mode  Display Mode Display Mode Audio bars can be shown in different orientations:  Horizontal  Vertical Custom Audio Alerts Specific audio signaling can be used for:  PID Lost Detection  Service Lost Detection The button gives the possibility to test and hear the selected audio track. Select Service Instead of typing the appropriate Service and PID numbers. Only the UMD is shown. which can also be changed by using the handles at the border of the channel. Display Collapsed If enabled. which can also be changed by using the handles at the border of the channel.com . via Select Service the service and its components can directly be selected. Input Pull down list of all available Transport Stream inputs. Select Service will give all services which are found in the selected input Transport Stream.DVBControl. Position The position number of the channel. Background The channel name background color.Manual DVBMosaic The color which is used to highlight the Channel name. the active video will not be shown.

a red E* will be shown: If an audio problem occurs (Silence. the audio name will be shown in red: 114 www.com . PID Lost. Input Lost) and an audio name is used.DVBControl. If an audio problem occurs (Silence. PID Lost. Input Lost) and no audio name is used.Manual DVBMosaic   PID Lost Detection Service Lost Detection Audio PID’s: Edit / Delete / Add Editing (multiple) Audio PID’s .

com . 115 www. which is used for external communication (e. instead of using selected component PIDs. Type Select Service ID Unique Identifier per Wall. Please be aware that the amount of used license points is dependent on the amount of separate decoded components. DVBMonitor).7 Service A Service can be added to the wall by selecting the Service type. SNMP.q.3. also the needed points are only calculated once. but only has to be decoded once. When the Service is using different PIDs the wall will follow. If a component is used more than once. Selecting a Service instead of a Video type.Manual DVBMosaic 5. means that the PMT (Program Map Table) components are used.DVBControl.

Only the UMD is shown. Color The color which is used to highlight the Channel name. Select Service Instead of typing the appropriate Service and PID numbers.  Application (default)  Off (stretch)  Auto (following the MPEG header aspect ratio)  4:3  16:9 Display Collapsed If enabled. after have been in running mode. ServiceID Selected Service PID. [SDT_NAME] can be used to automatically show the SDT Service Name.DVBControl. via Select Service the service and its components can directly be selected. which will be displayed with the service. which can also be changed by using the handles at the border of the channel. the active video will not be shown. Position The position number of the channel. Background The channel name background color. which can also be changed by using the handles at the border of the channel.com . Input Pull down list of all available Transport Stream inputs.Manual DVBMosaic Name The Channel name. Size X The horizontal size of the channel. Size Y The vertical size of the channel. Select Service will give all services which are found in the selected input Transport Stream. Overlay Different types of overlay are possible: 116 www. Aspect Ratio A preferred Aspect Ratio can be chosen.

the Active Region can be selected. For Teletext overlay. the Teletext page must be selected. Default for each Channel the Preference Application settings are used as described in chapter 2.com . first a not used channel position in the Wall has to be selected. 117 www. Therefore.DVBControl. For each Channel the settings can be overruled for:  Freeze Detection  Black Detection  Freeze/Silence Detection  PID Lost Detection  Service Lost Detection  Encryption Detection  Aspect Ratio Detection  EIT Now Detection  ETR290 Detection  Pre-Scale Mode  Acknowledge Mode Also multiple Services can be selected at once.Manual DVBMosaic     None DVB-Subtitle Teletext CC (Closed Caption) For DVB-Subtitle or Teletext overlay.8 “General Preferences – Measurements”. which will present if available also the background of the active region.

Measurement Scheduling Multiple measurement schedules can be configured for a channel.8 “General Preferences – Audio Preferences”. 118 www.Manual DVBMosaic Custom Audio Alert Default for each Channel the Preference Application settings are used as described in chapter 2.com . specific audio signaling can be used for:  Freeze Detection  Black Detection  Silence/Freeze Detection  PID Lost Detection  Service Lost Detection The button gives the possibility to test and hear the selected audio track. For each Channel.DVBControl.

DVBControl. indicates the use of Measurement Scheduling for this channel. 119 www. A little clock image on the right upper corner of a channel. it will be shown grey in the Schedules overview list.Manual DVBMosaic If a test is not used in the ‘Configure Wall’ setup.com .

8 Text A Text Object can be added to the wall by selecting the Text type.3.  +12 120 www.com . which will be displayed with the service. Background The channel name background color. which can also be changed by using the handles at the border of the channel. Type Select Text Name The Channel name.DVBControl.. Size Y The vertical size of the channel. Text The text string which should be shown Size The Text size can be chosen:  Normal  +1  +2  . Color The color which is used to highlight the Channel name. Size X The horizontal size of the channel. Position The position number of the channel.Manual DVBMosaic 5. which can also be changed by using the handles at the border of the channel.

com .9 ETR290 Level 1 An ‘ETR290 Level 1’ Object can be added to the wall by selecting the ‘ETR290 Level 1’ type.3. Background The UMD name background color.. When instead of an input selection ‘None’ is selected. which will be displayed under the ‘ETR290 Level 1’ object. Type Select ‘ETR290 Level 1’ Name The UMD name.DVBControl.  +12 121 www. all inputs are measured. Color The color which is used to highlight the UMD name. Size The Text size can be chosen:  Normal  +1  +2  . Input Pull down list of all available Transport Stream inputs.Manual DVBMosaic 5.

com . but often not ETR290 compliant. HLS is using a Transport-Stream layer. Therefore it is advised not to use ETR290 measurements for any OTT inputs 122 www.DVBControl. ETR290 measurements are off-course only valid for original TS-inputs. in HLS inputs the Continuity Counter (CC) for PAT/PMT tables mostly start with 0 (zere) for each new chunk. not for OTT inputs. For example.Manual DVBMosaic Using the right mouse button. the ETR290 log can be cleared.

which can also be changed by using the handles at the border of the channel. Type Select ‘PID Monitor’ Name The UMD name. Color The color which is used to highlight the UMD name.10 PID Monitor A ‘PID Monitor’ Object can be added to the wall by selecting the ‘PID Monitor’ type.com . Background The UMD name background color. Size X The horizontal size of the channel. Input Pull down list of all available Transport Stream inputs. 123 www. Size Y The vertical size of the channel. which can also be changed by using the handles at the border of the channel. When instead of an input selection ‘None’ is selected. all inputs are measured. which will be displayed under the ‘ETR290 Level 1’ object.DVBControl.Manual DVBMosaic 5.3. Position The position number of the channel. Monitor PID PID which should be monitored.

Manual DVBMosaic For each PID monitored the settings can be overruled for:  PID Lost Detection  Encryption Detection  Acknowledge Mode 124 www.DVBControl.com .

com .DVBControl.4 Configuration Details A detailed overview of all configuration details used in DVBMosaic. 125 www.Manual DVBMosaic 5.

If the Wall settings are manually changed while the DVBMosaic application is running. When configured. Selecting a service with the mouse will focus this service and generate:  The green focus border around the service  Corresponding preview audio can be listened to via the computer speakers. 5.xml Inputs. the corresponding input Transportstream will be streamed via multicast for analyzing purposes.6 Service focussing Toggling the TAB key will overlay the mouse when using Full Screen mode. Wal_10. focus can be chosen by using the left or right mouse button. cycling will stop when a service is shown full screen.DVBControl. When a service has multiple audio components. a specific audio component can be focused by clicking on the specific audio bars.com .xml  Wall_1 .5 Config directory In the directory named ‘config’ different configuration files are saved:  Inputs.xml .9.xml settings can be reloaded using the Reload Wall Configuration button (see paragraph 2.1) 5.xml . In Round Robin mode.xml All Input settings are saved and can be changed manually.xml All 8 Wall settings are saved and can be changed manually. Wall_10. Double click on a service will show the video full screen.Manual DVBMosaic 5. an updated Wall.  The selected service name is shown at the status bar. instead of showing multiple videos. The corresponding audio hardware device will be used for audio listening.. Wall_1.7 Changing Wall Changing Wall’s can be done using:  the Ctrl-key in combination with the number keys 1... Wall 10 is selected by the combination of <Ctrl> + 0  The web interface 126 www.  If enabled.

Manual DVBMosaic Appendices        Shortcut Keys Installation License Troubleshooting Input adapters Legal Notes Contact 127 www.DVBControl.com .

3 Wall Changing Display Mode Run Wall 1 Run Wall 2 Run Wall 3 Run Wall 4 Run Wall 5 Run Wall 6 Run Wall 7 Run Wall 8 Short key Ctrl+1 Ctrl+2 Ctrl+3 Ctrl+4 Ctrl+5 Ctrl+6 Ctrl+7 Ctrl+8 Principal functions Run Wall 1 Run Wall 2 Run Wall 3 Run Wall 4 Run Wall 5 Run Wall 6 Run Wall 7 Run Wall 8 128 www.DVBControl.com .1 Home File menu Short key Exit Alt+F4 Tools menu Short key Fullscreen Preferences Wall Configuration Configuration Report F5 Ctrl+P Ctrl+W Ctrl+R Inputs menu Short key Start Mosaic Stop Mosaic F3 F4 Acknowledge menu Short key Acknowledge A.2 Esc Principal functions This option exits DVBMosaic Principal functions Toggle the Mosaic in Fullscreen/Edit mode Open Preferences edit window Open the Wall Configuration window Open the Configuration Report Principal functions/sub-options Start all Inputs Stop all Inputs Principal functions Acknowledges new messages Help Help menu Short key Principal functions Manual F1 Open the DVBMosaic Manual License Manager F2 Open the License Manager A.Manual DVBMosaic A Shortcut Keys A.

DVBControl.Manual DVBMosaic A.com .4 Wall Editor Right mouse menu Short key Principal functions Copy Paste Delete Ctrl+C Ctrl+P <Delete> Copy the selected channel Paste the selected channel Delete the selected channel 129 www.

DVBControl.com . 130 www.Manual DVBMosaic B Installation For installation of DVBMosaic the 64-bit or 32-bit installer application should be used.

com .Manual DVBMosaic License agreement Installation can only be proceeded. when the EULA is accepted. Select Destination Location 131 www.DVBControl.

RTSP. HTTP-Live (Cupertino HLS)  HTTP-TS: TS over HTTP  Silverlight/Smooth Streaming Monitoring  Blackmagic SDI  Directshow Caputure  Dektec SDI  Newtek NDI 132 www.com .DVBControl.Manual DVBMosaic Select Components There are 3 levels of installation possible:  Compact installation  Full installation  Custom installation Plugins are available for:  Enigma  Streaming: RTP. RTMP.

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Manual DVBMosaic C License C.2 Dongle Updater Remotely a license update can be realised.DVBControl. Via the DongleUpdater application the new license file can be selected.1 License details The License Manager will give information about:  Name of the user  Purchase Date  Expiration Date (when the application stops running)  Update Expiration (until which date new versions can be installed)  Dongle Hardware Serial  Available license options C. After pressing “Update Dongle” instructions are given. 136 www.com .

DVBControl.com .Manual DVBMosaic A successful dongle upgrade will give the following pop-up window: A faulty dongle upgrade will give the following pop-up window: 137 www.

D.1 License Each application will only operate having a valid correct license/dongle. IF not.DVBControl. In the example below the setup is done for 1 Dolby-E component. or problems with the network adapter) 138 www.Manual DVBMosaic D Troubleshooting D.2 Input problems No Lock When an input is not good enough we will display ‘NO lock’ for this input. a WARNING text will be shown. if a valid DVBMosaic license/dongle is available in the DVBMosaic machine. although no Dolby-E licenses are available.com . the following popup will appear: License Shortage When not enough licenses are available in the dongle. This means:  The locking in DVBMosaic is disabled (main preferences page)  There are to many errors in the input stream to lock (faulty input. No License DVBMosaic will only run.

DVBControl. This is also a bad situation for end-customers. after an upgrade. and the first decoded video/audio frame could take a long time.Manual DVBMosaic Dektek not working/visible after upgrade If. the Dektec adapters are not visible anymore.3 No smooth video or audio bars When video or audio bars are not running smooth. 139 www. DVBMosaic needs to buffer more video and therefore the 'Internal Video Buffers' have to be increased to solve this problem. Drivers can be downloaded from the Dektec website D. Because of this.com . this means that you need to upgrade the Dektec drivers to the latest version. as this means the time between changing to this channel. this indicates that the video/audio services have a large delay between the Program clock (PCR) and the Presentation clock (PTS).

RTSP. We recommend to use the Intel Pro/1000 PT Server Adapter network card.2 TS over HTTP Input via ASI input board Input via Satellite receiver board Input via Cable receiver board Input via Terrestrial receiver board SD/HD SDI input via an SD/HD SDI receiver board Analog input via an analog receiver board Network card UDP and UDP Multicast sources are received via the network connection.DVBControl. RTMP.1 Overview DVBControl applications  DVBAnalyzer  DVBMonitor  DVBMosaic can use different kind of inputs: Source Description File UDP/Multicast Streaming HTTP-TS DVB-ASI DVB-S DVB-C DVB-T SD/HD SDI Analog Transport Stream File Input via UDP/Multicast packets RTP.com . HTTP Live (Cupertino) E.Manual DVBMosaic E Input adapters E. 140 www.

DVB-C.com Stream Labs ASI. DVB-T (CI/USB2. ATSC (USB2. DVB-T (PCI) DVB-S2 www.0).Technisat. DVB-S2. DVB-S2. DVB-C (CI/USB2.com Dektec ASI/IP/DVB-C/T/S/S2 www.Deltacast.Dektec. HDMI.0).com Deltacast ASI (PCI) www.com .3 Overview For usage of ASI. DVB-C. DVB-T www.Technotrend. DVB-T.TBSdtv.com Lumantek ASI www.blackmagicdesign. DVB-C and DVB-T front-ends we support the following input adapters: Manufacturer Description URL Blackmagic SD/HD SDI.DigitalDevices.com TBS DVB-S.Stream-Labs. Analog www.DVBControl. SD/HD SDI.0).0/PCI/PCI-E) www.com Technisat DVB-S.DVEO. DVB-S2 (CI/USB2.de DVEO ASI (PCI/PIC-E) www.de Microsoft BDA DVB-C/T/S/S2 All supported DVB tuning hardware 141 www.0) www.com Technotrend DVB-S (CI/USB2. DVB-S.Lumantek. ISDB-T.com Digital Devices DVB-C. Analog www.Manual DVBMosaic E. DVB-S.

4 Input Selector The Input Selector enables selection of the source. 142 www. The requested input type can be selected via a pull-down menu.q. Technotrend). TBS.DVBControl.Manual DVBMosaic E. which is supported by multiple manufacturers (e. Technisat.com . Sources can be:  BDA  Dektec  File  Enigma  HttpTS  Streaming  UDP/Multicast BDA (Broadcast Driver Architecture) is a Microsoft standard.

Manual DVBMosaic E. a NIT Delivery Descriptor or the MIP packages.5 File Input After selecting “File Source” in the Input Selector. Set Tuner .File Selecting a file can be done via browsing the directories. Besides being able to select a Transport Stream file. Suggestions about possible directories/files are presented directly. or start typing the path in the “Input file” box.Bitrate cannot be calculated from PCR timestamps.com .DVBControl. When the TS. it is also possible to play the Transport Stream in a continuous loop. Tuning parameters Parameter Description Input File Looped Lock TS-Bitrate to Transport Stream (TS) Filename Option to continuous loop the Transport Stream file Option to lock TS-Bitrate 143 www. a maximum TS-Bitrate can be given. the Set Tuner window appears.

the Set Tuner window appears. Set Tuner – UDP/Multicast There are three ways to set the tuner parameters.DVBControl.  Service File input  Manual input  Manual input via selecting from automatic discovered UPD traffic Tuning parameters Parameter Description Network Interface Selection of UDP Multicast interface Bind address Port Server address Server port UDP Multicast Bind address (Could be empty for Unicast Streams) UDP Multicast port number UDP Server address (for IGMPv3) UDP Server port number (for IGMPv3) 144 www.com .6 UDP/Multicast Input After selecting “UDP/Multicast Source” in the Input Selector.Manual DVBMosaic E.

The Edit ChannelLists Window enables the creation of a new Service File.Manual DVBMosaic Service File A Service File can be made instead of manually typing the tuner parameters. a new Service File can be created.mul and should be placed in: “C:\Program Files\Common Files\DVBControl\Devices\Input\ChannelLists” or on 64bit systems: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\DVBControl\Devices\Input\ChannelLists” Users can also edit the Service File. Multiple Channel Name/Port entries can be added to the Service File. Where: IP_number Port_number Service_name = UDP Multicast IP number = UDP Multicast port number = Service name Importing a M3U/VLC Service list file is possible via File → Import M3U/VLC Service list 145 www. using the syntax: [Multicast] IP_number<TAB>Port_number<TAB>Channel_name_1 IP_number<TAB>Port_number<TAB>Channel_name_2 ….com . In the Set Tuner window click Edit.DVBControl. By selecting New. The Saved Service File gets the extension .

Manual DVBMosaic E.DVBControl.com . the Set Tuner window appears.7 Streaming Input After selecting “Streaming Source” in the Input Selector. The Stream Type can be:  RTP  RTSP  RTMP  HTTP Live (Cupertino HLS) 146 www.

8 HTTP-TS Input After selecting “Http-TS Source” in the Input Selector.Manual DVBMosaic E. HTTP-TS is a TS over HTTP source.DVBControl. 147 www.com . the Set Tuner window appears.

which are already installed. Drivers. the Set Tuner window appears.9 DVB-ASI Input After selecting the appropriate input source in the Input Selector.Manual DVBMosaic E.Deltacast 148 www. Set Tuner .com .Dektec Tuning parameters Parameter Description Device Select the ASI input device For the DTA 145/160 devices. Set Tuner .DVBControl. Port Configuration is available. can be chosen via the pull-down menu.

Lumantek Tuning parameters Parameter Description Device Select the ASI input device 149 www.com .DVEO Tuning parameters Parameter Description Device Select the ASI input device Set Tuner .Manual DVBMosaic Tuning parameters Parameter Description Device Select the ASI input device RX Channel Select the preferred input (multi-inputs) Set Tuner .DVBControl.

DVBControl.com .StreamLabs Tuning parameters Parameter Description Device Select the ASI input device 150 www.Manual DVBMosaic Set Tuner .

 Manual input  Transponder File input 151 www. they can be selected via de Device pull-down menu.BDS After selecting “BDA Source” in the Input Selector.Manual DVBMosaic E.DVBControl. When multiple BDA driver adapters are installed.com . the Set Satellite Tuner window appears if a Satellite device is installed. Set Tuner .10 DVB-S Input Set Tuner .Satellite There are two ways to set the tuner parameters.

If a DVB signal is received it gets locked. the Signal Strength en Quality is given.0"?> <SatChannelList> <ChannelList> <SatChannel> <Frequency>10876</Frequency> <SatID>30</SatID> <TransponderID /> <Position>V</Position> <SR>22000</SR> <FEC>5/6</FEC> <SID>30605</SID> <Name>National Geographic Channel Europe</Name> </SatChannel> </ChannelList> </SatChannelList> 152 www. Users can edit the Transponder File.Manual DVBMosaic Tuning parameters Parameter Description Frequency Symbol Rate FEC LNB frequency (MHz) Polarity LNB selection DiSEqC 10700 . Transponder File A Transponder File can be used.45000 kS/s 1/2. Vertical/Right (Low) None. which can be edited.12750 MHz 2000 . 22/33/44 kHz None.com .Opt A. 5/6.Opt B When pressing the Tune button. Pos B . there are already Transponder Files available. instead of manually typing tuner parameters. In the “C:\Program Files\Common Files\DVBControl\Devices\Input\ChannelLists” directory. Simple B. using the syntax: <?xml version="1. Pos A . Simple A. Auto sense Universal LNB's mostly use 10600 Horizontal/Left (High). 7. 2/3.DVBControl. 3/4.8.

DVBControl.Manual DVBMosaic The Services list then can be used to quickly get all tuning parameters.com . 153 www.

Manual DVBMosaic E.com .11 DVB-C Input After selecting “BDA Source” in the Input Selector. QAM16. QAM128.DVBControl.7 MS/s QAM4. QAM64. QAM32. QAM256 154 www. the Set Cable Tuner window appears if a Cable device is installed.860 MHz 1 . Set Tuner .  Manual input  Transponder File input Tuning parameters Parameter Description Frequency Symbol Rate Modulation 50 .Cable There are two ways to set the tuner parameters.

QAM128:4. The Services and Transponder information in the Transponder File is created by interpretation of the Service and Transponder descriptions in the tuned Transponder. After tuning (manually) to a Transponder.DVBControl. Where: TS_ID Freq QAM SR Service_name_x = Transponder_id = Frequency (kHz) = QAM16:1. Users can edit the Transponder File. the Transponder File can be created via “Tools > Make Transponder File”. QAM32:2.. using the syntax: [Cable] TS_ID<TAB>Freq<TAB> QAM<TAB>SR<TAB>Service_name_x1<TAB>Service_name_x2 . QAM64:3.cab and should be placed in the C:\Program Files\Common Files\DVBControl\Devices\Input\ChannelLists directory. TS_ID<TAB>Freq<TAB> QAM<TAB>SR<TAB>Service_name_y1<TAB>Service_name_y2 .Manual DVBMosaic Transponder File A Transponder File can be made instead of manually typing the tuner parameters.com .. QAM256:5 = Symbol Rate (kS/s) = Service name (can be extended by <TAB>) 155 www. The Saved Transponder File should have the extension .

474 . 1/16. 8 MHz 1/4.com .858 MHz 7.Terrestrial There are two ways to set the tuner parameters.Manual DVBMosaic E. Auto sense 156 www. 1/32. 1/8.DVBControl.230 MHz.  Manual input  Transponder File input Tuning parameters Parameter Description Frequency Bandwidth Guard Interval 171 .12 DVB-T Input After Selecting the Technosat or AirStar DVB-T board the Set Tuner window will look like this: Set Tuner .

com . TS_ID<TAB>Freq<TAB>BW<TAB>GI<TAB> Service_name_y1<TAB>Service_name_y2 . The Saved Transponder File should have the extension . 7MHz:1. Where: TS_ID Freq BW GI Service_name_x = Transponder_id = Frequency (kHz) = Bandwidth. The Services and Transponder information in the Transponder File is created by interpretation of the Service and Transponder descriptions in the tuned Transponder.ter and should be placed in the C:\Program Files\Common Files\DVBControl\Devices\Input\ChannelLists directory. the Transponder File can be created via “Tools > Make Transponder File”. 6MHz:2 = Guard Interval. 1/16:1. 8MHz:0..Manual DVBMosaic Transponder File A Transponder File can be made instead of manually typing the tuner parameters. using the syntax: [Terrestrial] TS_ID<TAB>Freq<TAB>BW<TAB>GI<TAB> Service_name_x1<TAB>Service_name_x2 . 1/32:0. After tuning (manually) to a Transponder. 1/4:3 = Service name (can be extended by <TAB>) 157 www.DVBControl. 1/8:2. Users can edit the Transponder File..

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