Event Player mkII


Event Player mkII
Audio / Show Control player

 


Audio / Show Control player


Event Player mkII

Looking for an audio player / event manager for your sound and light projects?

An answer to numerous contexts of installation

Genuine event designer, the EventPlayer mkII range has been designed to fulfill the diversity of your projects.

Promote heritage, a piece of art, enhance shopfront, lead an event, an escape game, control a musical fountain, the EventPlayer mkII range is
simultaneously steering sound, light and motion.

The playback can be programmed to start automatically after power-on. The EventPlayer mkII EP230 offers many interactivity solutions: push button or motion sensor triggering, timestamped playback on precise date and time, management through Ethernet.

Ease your installations with the built-in amplifier, install the EventPlayer mkII EP220 EP230 in any kind of environment or in a technical cabinet.

The EP220 proposes lighter interactivity for simple and cost-effective projects.

A mighty and controlled technology

Backed on its inventive system of content structure, the storyline playback is designed with the naming of the files and folders, using a file manager.

Many options are available for your projects, from the simplest one towards the most complex.

Create your own show with the provided editing software: design your projects with audio synchronization intuitively from your computer screen.

View the result in real time through the integrated interface of the EP330.

The EventPlayer mkII are designed and manufactured in France. The range benefits from a 3-year warranty.

Event Player EP220 EP230
Input contacts 1 8+1
Output contacts - 8
Infrared extension connector - x
 USB to DMX interface - x


Event Player mkII


Audio / Show Control player


The Event Player mkII range has been successfully deployed and recommended for a large variety of projects including:

  • Department store displays and showcases

  • Professional exhibitions

  • Heritage centres, museum and galleries

  • Model and craft displays

  • Multiple message management in public spaces (shopping malls, airport lounges, railway stations)

  • School class change and lockdown systems

  • Special effects (musical fountains, fun fairs, escape games .. )

  • Scheduled and spontaneous soundscapes (police and military training centres)


Audio / Show Control player


Interfacing and Connectivity

  • Backlit LCD display – 2 × 16 characters
  • Status LED
  • Clickable knob (volume and setting menu)
  • Infrared sensor - Protocol: Sony SIRC, 12 bits, 38 kHz carrier
  • DMX512 output on a female XLR3 connector
  • microSD card slot
  • USB Host 2.0 Full Speed (12 Mb/s), standard “mass storage” driver, type-A receptacle
  • RS-232 serial link on a 3.81 mm pluggable terminal block (9600, 19200, or 38400 bauds)
  • 10/100 Mbps Ethernet, RJ45 connector
  • A standalone opto-isolated input on a 3.81 mm pluggable terminal block (typical debounce time: 25 ms)
  • 2 power supply outputs dispatched on the pluggable terminal blocks
  • 0 dBu unbalanced line-level stereo audio output on standard RCA connectors
  • 0 dBu unbalanced line-level stereo auxiliary audio input on a standard 3.5 mm (TRS) jack
  • Class D amplified speaker stereo audio output on 3.81 mm pluggable terminal blocks
  • External DC power supply chassis socket – Plug Ø 2.1 mm / 5.5 mm
  • EP320 only:
    • 8 opto-isolated inputs on a 3.81 mm pluggable terminal block (typical debounce time: 25 ms)
    • 8 MOSFET outputs (500 mA per output, max 20 V) on a 3.81 mm pluggable terminal block
    • USB Device 2.0, standard “serial port” driver, Micro-B receptacle dedicated to the USB-to-DMX512 feature
    • RJ9 connector to which an external infrared sensor can be wired
    • 5 V DC (500 mA) output on a pluggable terminal block
    • 2 power supply outputs dispatched on the pluggable terminal blocks

Audio File Formats Supported

  • MP3 (.mp3): MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer III, mono/stereo, 16 bits, 44.1/48 kHz, from 32 kbit/s to 320 kbit/s, CBR (Constant Bit Rate) or VBR (Variable Bit Rate) files, with or without ID3v1/2 tags1
  • Proprietary obfuscated MP3 (.mp3): to protect MP3 audio content2
  • WAV (.wav): mono/stereo, 16-bit LPCM, 44.1/48 kHz, WAVE_FORMAT_PCM or WAVE_FORMAT_EXTENSIBLE

    1. Some ID3v1 or ID3v2.4 footer tags might cause unexpected noises at the end of the files.
    2. Contact Waves System for further information about this feature.

Other File Formats Supported

  • SC2 (.sc2): show control file - Show control V2 file format
  • TM2 (.tm2): timestamped programming file (scheduler.tm2) - Scheduler V2 file format
  • TXT (.txt): text file for serial (serial.txt) usages – raw text format (only printable 7-bit ASCII characters) with CR/LF, LF or CR end of line characters.

Storage Devices

  • File system supported: FAT32 (read/write)
  • Supports long filenames limited to 63 characters maximum including extension
  • Accepted storage device types:
    • microSDSC cards
    • microSDHC cards
    • USB flash drives
  • Accepts 1000 folders maximum at the root, containing up to 999 files each

Network

  • Embedded FTP server for remote content update
  • Embedded SNTP client to synchronize the clock
  • Static IP address (DHCP not supported)
  • IPv4-compatible (IPv6 not supported)

Built-in Clock

  • Maximum clock drift:
    • From 0 to +50 °C: 3.8 ppm – 120 seconds per year
    • From +50 to +60 °C: 5.0 ppm – 156 seconds per year
    • Aging: ±3 ppm/year
  • Timekeeping when the player is not powered: up to 2 months

Audio Amplifier

  • Speaker output:
    • 2 × 8 W - 8 Ohms, THD+N = 1 %, 1 kHz
    • 2 × 10 W - 8 Ohms, THD+N = 10 %, 1 kHz
    • 2 × 15 W - 4 Ohms, THD+N = 1 %, 1 kHz
    • 2 × 19 W - 4 Ohms, THD+N = 10 %, 1 kHz

Power Supply

  • Player power supply input:
    • Nominal voltage: 12 V DC
  • Supplied mains adapter input:
    • Voltage: 100 V to 240 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz to 60 Hz
  • The player is protected against polarity reversal.

Typical Current Consumption (12 V supplied)

  • Playback content on a microSD card, without amplifier: up to 170 mA
  • Playback content on a microSD card, with amplifier: up to 2 A

Thermal Information

  • Operating ambient temperature: from 0 to +60 °C
  • Storage temperature: from -20 to +60 °C

Dimensions

  • Width: 143 mm - 1/3 of a 19-inch rack
  • Height: 44 mm - 1U
  • Depth (with the pluggable terminal blocks): 208 mm

Weight

  • 543 g (with the pluggable terminal blocks)


Audio / Show Control player


  • PSU 12V-3A

PSU 12V-3A

  • 15 inputs extention board

Ext15in: 15 inputs extention board

  • Infrared extension board

Ext IR: infrared extention board

  • Infrared remote control

Infrared remote control



Audio / Show Control player



  • Overview - EP220 et EP230:
  • Front face - EP220 et EP230:
Event Player mkII

Event Player mkII

  • Rear face - EP220:
  • Rear face - EP230:
Event Player mkII - EP220

Event Player mkII - EP230

 



PDF product sheets:

Event Player mkII - product sheet (Anglais)
Event Player mkII - product sheet (Français)


 

Caractéristiques audio :
• Lecture de fichiers MP3 mono/stéréo (MPEG ½ layer 3), 44.1KHz / 48KHz, de 64kbit/s à 320kbits/s
• Lecture des fichiers CBR (Constant Bit Rate), VBR (Variable Bit Rate)
• Réglage du Volume = 32 pas de 00 à 31
• Réglage des graves et aigües : -12dB à +12dB par pas de 1dB.
• Sortie stéréo sur RCA
• Sortie stéréo amplifiée

Mémoire SD-Card :
• Supporte les cartes SD 512Mo minimum formatées FAT32 uniquement
• Supporte les fichiers noms longs
• Supporte 1000 répertoires à la racine, pouvant contenir jusqu’à 1000 fichiers

Interface et connectique :
• 2 boutons de contrôle numérique du volume (Vol+ / Vol-), sauvegarde en mémoire interne
• LED de contrôle d’état
• Capteur Infrarouge - Lecture, Stop, Suivant, Précédent, appel de répertoires, Volume +, Volume - / Trame de 12 bits modulée à 38kHz
• USB 2.0 Full Speed (12Mb), pilote standard «mass storage», connecteur type A
• Liaison RS232 - 19200 bauds, 8, N, 1, pas de control de flux
• 4 entrées digitales optocouplées sur connecteur Phoenix 3.81mm
• Connecteur report d’alimentation

Déclenchement de répertoires par :
• 4 entrées (15 premiers répertoires, 001 – 015). Gestion des rebonds de 100ms fixe
• Protocole réception RS232 (jusqu’à 1000 répertoires)
• Télécommande infrarouge 16 touches max (16 répertoires parmi 1000)

Cryptage :
• Compatible avec l’outil de cryptage v1 ou v2. Nous consulter

Fichier facultatif de paramétrage du lecteur : «config.txt» :
• Identification du lecteur • Mode économie d’énergie • Mode Autoplay • Répertoire de lecture à la mise sous tension • Volume, graves, aigües • Mode surveillance ou Daisy Chain • Fonction télécommande infrarouge

Mode «Economie d’énergie» pour utilisation mobile :
• Consommation < 1mA
• Rentre dans ce mode après une action Stop ou une lecture en single
• Réveil sur un contact d’une des entrées digitales

Mode «Daisy Chain» :
• Possibilité de cascader jusqu’à 127 MicroPlayer ou autres MicroBox par la liaison série en leur affectant un numéro d’identification
• Contrôle du volume, Play, Stop, Next, Prev, Saut de répertoires

Mode «Surveillance» :
• Mode surveillance pour du contrôle de sécurité : état du lecteur, tests bon fonctionnement, contrôle d’actions (changement de volume, entrée déclenchée…)

Alimentation :
• Tension nominale : 12V DC
• Plage d’alimentation : 10V à 15V DC

Consommation alimentation 12V :
• En veille : 62mA
• En lecture (sortie ligne - sortie amplifiée non utilisée) : 132mA
• En lecture - amplificateur au maximum sous 8Ohms : 3A
• En mode économie d’énergie : <1mA

Puissance audio de sortie :
• Tension 12V - THD 10% - Charge 8 Ohms : 2 x 10W
• Tension 12V - THD 0,5% - Charge 8 Ohms : 2 x 7,5W
• Tension 14,4V - THD 10% - Charge 4 Ohms : 2 x 20W
• Tension 14,4V - THD 0,5% - Charge 4 Ohms : 2 x 15W

Taille :
• Largeur : 142mm (1/3 de rack) - Hauteur : 43mm
• Profondeur sans les connecteurs : 75mm - Profondeur avec les connecteurs : 85mm
• Poids : 190g