Player 5


Why does the Player IC.log show a missing font error?

Posted on July 22nd, by Robyn Ellan in FAQs, Player 5. Comments Off

Scala 5 is not licensed to transfer proprietary fonts from one system to another. You need to install this font on the Player under the license agreement you have with the font manufacturer.


How to change the Player’s Content folder location?

Posted on July 22nd, by Robyn Ellan in FAQs, Player 5. Comments Off

You can change the Player’s Content folder location with the WIN32_RootDataFolder MMOS.ini call.

If you do not have an existing MMOS-ini file you can create one in NotePad. Example, it should look as follows:

[Scala]
WIN32_RootDataFolder = “D:\MyNewScalaDataFolder”

Save the MMOS.ini file to the … Read More »


How to reset a Player’s signature?

Posted on July 22nd, by Robyn Ellan in FAQs, Player 5. Comments Off

In Content Manager / Network / Players / Player Properties / Status, click on ‘Reassign Player License to Another Player’’.

In Scala Player Configuration / Network tab, select Refresh and select a Content Manager Player name.

Restart the Player’s Transmission Client.

In Content … Read More »


How to turn off Dr. Watson Visual Notification window on Scala pre-configured systems?

Posted on July 22nd, by Robyn Ellan in FAQs, Player 5. Comments Off

It is possible that Dr.Watson can display a visual notification window, which will appear over the Player’s viewing area. The visual notification can be turned off. Also Dr. Watson is not dumping mini-crash files.

The attached REG file will fix the … Read More »


Fix Dr. Watson debugger

Posted on July 22nd, by Robyn Ellan in FAQs, Player 5. Comments Off

Pre-configure Player systems prompted with Dr. Watson debugger window can be turned off.

HLM_DrWtsnSettings_HLM_SW_MsDrWtsn.reg — Octet Stream, 0Kb


Is my Scala Product Eligible for an Update?

Posted on July 22nd, by Robyn Ellan in FAQs, Player 5. Comments Off

Your Scala Software Suite is able to access updates any time before your Scala Maintenance end date. All Scala products include one year of Scala Maintenance. Purchasing additional years will extend your download access date.

You can locate your Scala Maintenance … Read More »


Daylight Saving Time Changes, Scala Systems Need Update

Posted on July 22nd, by Robyn Ellan in FAQs, Player 5. Comments Off

Beginning in 2007, most of the United States begins Daylight Saving Time at 2:00 a.m. on the second Sunday in March and reverts to standard time on the first Sunday in November. This is a change from previous years, and … Read More »


Video Quality Playback suggestions and issues

Posted on July 22nd, by Robyn Ellan in FAQs, Player 5. Comments Off

Scala 5 Playback of video files does not currently implement any form of “post-processing”/”image enhancement” common to dedicated video playback devices. In order to obtain the “best” visual results in Scala it is necessary to encode video clips with the … Read More »


How to remotely update the release on an EWF protected Scala 5 Player?

Posted on July 22nd, by Robyn Ellan in FAQs, Player 5. Comments Off

This can be done by using the Remote Player Update.

1. Download the current remote Player update from www.scala.com/updates. Example:

‘Release_5_1_31_Remote_update.zip’.

2. In Content Manager 5 go to the Network tab, and select Maintenance Jobs. Click on Upload Files to load ‘Release_2_0_10_Remote_update.zip’. Click … Read More »


How much and what types of memory are best for Scala Players?

Posted on July 22nd, by Robyn Ellan in FAQs, Hardware, Player 5. Comments Off

The better the RAM, the better our performance. We tested with good quality PC3200/DDR400CL2.5 ram and its about 10% lower frame copy times than with the best PC2700/DDR333CL2.5 ram. The overall difference between the test sample of PC3200 (=400Mhz) and … Read More »



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