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How is USB Fusion different from other capture devices
USB Fusion is a member of the capture product family, but features more advanced functions compared to other capture devices, mainly: Enhanced capture capability: simultaneously support two HDMI HD inputs and one USB HD input Production capability: support switching sources and compositing sources into a multi-view layout (picture in picture or side by side). When used in conjunction with the Web UI and App, USB Fusion allows using video/audio/PDF files and adding web pages, and supports many more video processing and production functions, including video processing, recording, and annotating.
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Is USB Fusion plug-and-play
Yes, except USB audio input and output connected through the WEB CAMERA port, which needs to be set on the Web UI. Refer to How to Set USB Audio Device. After connecting input and output devices to USB Fusion, you can immediately use the video/audio captured by USB Fusion on your computer, without any configuration of USB Fusion. No driver needs to be installed on the computer.
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How do I produce my presentation with USB Fusion
USB Fusion provides three ways for you to produce a presentation: Buttons: Directly use the buttons on the USB Fusion device to switch sources or composite them into a PIP or side-by-side layout. Web UI: More production functions are available on the Web UI. Besides switching and compositing sources, you can also process the sources, adjust the volume, create multiple presentations, configure and manage the device, and more. App: More production functions are available on the USB Fusion App. Besides switching and compositing sources, you can also edit sources, annotate on the scenes, add notes, adjust volume, create multiple presentations, record your presentation, and more.
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How many video sources can USB Fusion simultaneously capture
USB Fusion has two HDMI input ports and one WEB CAMERA port. These ports can be simultaneously connected. When producing a presentation, you can only use one input for a single-view scene, or composite two inputs in picture-in-picture or side-by-side layout.
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What content does the HDMI OUT port output
By default, the HDMI OUT port outputs the same content as the USB OUT port, namely the PROGRAM. The HDMI OUT port can also loop the sources connected through the HDMI 1 or HDMI 2 port. This function needs to be configured on the Web UI. Log in to the Web UI. In the navigation bar at the upper part of the Web UI, click Output, and then click HDMI. In the OUTPUT area, select HDMI 1 or HDMI 2 from the Output image drop-down list box. Note: The HDMI OUT port cannot simultaneously output PROGRAM and the HDMI 1 or HDMI 2 source.
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How do I record my presentation and obtain the recordings
You can use the USB Fusion App for manual recording, or set schedule recording on the Web UI. The recording will be stored in the disk embedded in USB Fusion. You can download the recordings using the USB Fusion App or the Web UI. Recording a Video Manual Recording Open the USB Fusion App and connect to the USB Fusion device. For details, see How to use the USB Fusion App. At the upper right corner of the App Main UI, tap > Record. To stop recording, tap at the upper right corner of the App Main UI. Schedule Recording Log in to the Web UI. In the navigation bar at the upper part of the Web UI, click Output. Click REC at the upper part. In the RECORDING area, click the Edit button of Schedule, and then set the recording schedule. When it reaches the start time, USB Fusion starts recording automatically. When it reaches the end time, it stops recording automatcially. To stop recording manually, tap at the upper right corner of the App Main UI, and then tap Stop on the popup. Obtaining Recordings Through the USB Fusion App Open the USB Fusion App and connect to the USB Fusion device. For details, see How to use the USB Fusion App. After you have completed recording, tap the album button before to access the album. You can also tap > Album to access the album. Tap Select at the upper left corner. Tap to select a file. Or tap Select All at the upper left corner to select all files. Tap the Download button at the lower left corner. The file will be downloaded from the USB Fusion device to the system album of your iOS or Android device. Through the Web UI Log in to the Web UI. In the navigation bar at the upper part of the Web UI, click Output. Click REC at the upper part. In the Album area, move the mouse to a thumbnail, click the icon at the upper right corner, and click Download. The recording will be downloaded to the local computer.
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Which audio types can be adjusted by USB Fusion
USB Fusion supports adjusting the audio output and inputs. Audio Output : the master audio, that is, USB OUT audio to the computer, and audio for monitoring, which is output through the headset port, WEB CAMERA port, and HDMI OUT port. Audio Inputs Global audio: audio present across a presentation. Adjustment to such audio applies to the whole presentation. : audio input from a microphone. Microphones connected to both the headset port, HDMI port and WEB CAMERA port can be used as global microphones. The microphone plugged into the headset port can be used immediately. For the microphone connected to the HDMI or WEB CAMERA port, you need to first select it as a global microphone on the Audio page of the Web UI before it can be used. This microphone and the headset microphones can work simultaneously. : background music. : audio from the computer connected to the USB OUT port. It will not output through the USB OUT port. : audio from the line-in port. Scene audio: audio specific to a scene, which switches in/out along with the scene. Adjustment to such audio applies only to the current scene. The following audio types are supported, but only the audio used in the current scene will be displayed. : audio from the HDMI port. : audio from the WEB CAMERA port. The audio is disabled by default. To enable it, you need to set the audio on the Input > WEB CAMERA page of the web UI. : audio from a video file. : audio from a web page. If you switch to a notes page, there will be only global audio inputs, no scene audio inputs.
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How to adjust volume
You can use the Web UI or USB Fusion App to adjust volume. Using the Web UI to adjust volume Log in to the Web UI. In the navigation bar at the upper part of the Web UI, click Audio In the VOLUME area, drag the volume slider to adjust volume or click the mute button. For details about the audio types, see Which audio types can be adjusted by USB Fusion. Using the USB Fusion app to adjust volume Open the USB Fusion App and connect to the USB Fusion device. For details, see How to use the USB Fusion App. At the upper right corner of the App Main UI, tap > Volume. In the audio mixer, drag the volume slider to adjust volume or tap the mute button. For details about the audio types, see Which audio types can be adjusted by USB Fusion.
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How to log in to the Web UI
Using the USB Network IP address Make sure that USB Fusion has connected to power. Connect a USB cable from the USB OUT port of USB Fusion to a computer. The cable connection will establish a network connection between your computer and USB Fusion through the USB cable. Open a browser on the computer, enter the static IP address for USB network, and press Enter. The default address for USB network is 192.168.66.1. Enter the user name and password to log in. Default user name/password: Admin/Admin Using Windows Network Discovery Ensure that USB Fusion has connected to power. Connect your computer and USB Fusion to the same network through Wi-Fi or Ethernet, or connect them with the supplied USB cable. Since Wi-Fi connection is set up on the Web UI, you cannot use Wi-Fi for the first access to the Web UI. On the computer, open File Explorer. You can: Click the Start button , and select File Explorer in the start menu. Hold down the key and press E on your keyboard. At the left panel of File explorer, click Network. If network discovery is disabled, you need to first enable it by referring to the following method: Choose > , then choose Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center > Change advanced sharing settings. Under the current network (the one marked as current profile), click Turn on network discovery. In the Other Devices area, find your USB Fusion device based on the Device name + Serial number. The default device name is USB Fusion. The serial number of USB Fusion is the one that can be found on the device, for example A506211128001. Double-click the device icon to access the web UI login page. Enter the user name and password to log in. Default user name/password: Admin/Admin Using an Ethernet/Wi-Fi IP Address When you have obtained the Ethernet or Wi-Fi IP address of USB Fusion, you can use the IP to access the Web UI of USB Fusion. Ensure that USB Fusion has connected to power. Connect your computer and USB Fusion to the same network through Wi-Fi or Ethernet. On the computer, open a browser, enter the IP address, and press Enter. Enter the user name and password to log in. Default user name/password: Admin/Admin
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How to use the USB Fusion App
In the app store on your tablet, search for the USB Fusion app and download it. Ensure your OS version is iOS 12 and later, or Android 7.0 and later. Ensure that your tablet and USB Fusion connect to the same network. Open the USB Fusion App on your mobile device. Connect to USB Fusion device through any of the following ways. When the connection is established, the main UI of the app is displayed. Free Login In the device list, tap the Connect button of your selected device. If the device is in use or offline, the In use or Offline status is displayed. Password to Login indicates that a password is required for connecting to the device. Tap Connect, enter the password and tap Connect. The password is set in the General > APP page on the Web UI. The input password is hidden by default. You can tap at the upper right corner to display the password. Pairing to Login indicates that is a pairing code is required for connecting to the device. This mode is set in the General > APP page on the Web UI. Not in pairing mode indicates that the device is set as the Pairing to login mode but has not started pairing yet. Now, no App can log into the device. Hold the button on the device for 2 seconds, or click Start Pairing in the General > APP page on the Web UI. Then, on the monitor connected to USB Fusion, you can see the pairing code, the network name that the device connected to, the device name, and a QR code. You can also check the pairing code in the General > APP page on the Web UI Tap Pair on the App, enter the pairing code and tap Pair in the popup box. Or tap at the upper right corner of the App and scan the QR code. indicates that an App has connected to the device with a pairing code. The device status is displayed as Paired. In use. To connect to this device, hold the button on the device for 2 seconds, or click Re-Pairing in the General > APP page on the Web UI. The device will be disconnected with the App. On your App, you can see the pairing icon of this device changes to and the Pair button is displayed. Now, you can use your App to connect this device. For more instructions, tap > Help at the upper right corner of the App Main UI to view help information.
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