The plugin PJLink allows the control of video projectors compatible with the protocol PJLink to communicate on the local network.
The non-exhaustive list of brands compatible with the protocol PJLink is : BenQ, Canon, Casio, Epson, Fujifilm, Hitachi, InFocus, Maxell, Mitsubishi, Nec, Panasconic, Ricoh, Sharp, Sky, Sony…
For more information on models that support the protocol PJLink, please refer to this list classified by year of marketing or to your hardware documentation.
Compatible equipment breaks down into 2 classes, depending on your equipment you will not have access to the same information :
- Class 1 : compatible with basic functions.
- Class 2 : compatible with basic and advanced functions.
The plugin PJLink does not require any specific configuration and should only be activated after installation.
The plugin uses a Cron5 in order to update the data every 5 minutes.
To access the different equipment PJLink, go to the menu Plugins → Multimedia → PJLink.
The button + Add allows you to add new equipment PJLink.
On the equipment page, fill in the’IP adress equipment (obligatoire) as well as the Password if a password has been set on the hardware (facultatif).
The Port used by default by the protocol is the 4352. To modify only with full knowledge of the facts.
The Timeout is set by default to 5 seconds. You can increase this delay if your hardware takes longer to respond.
Check the box Activate and click on the button Save. The plugin will then create the commands corresponding to your material and retrieve the available information.
Class 1 :
Class 2 :
The visual of the equipment PJLink is refined and relevant. Different information is displayed when hovering over each icon.
You will not have access to the same commands depending on the possibilities offered by your equipment.
All class 1 controls are accessible and also :