POST Transmitter Installation Guide

This article will outline the steps necessary to install and configure the provided transmitter for your Futuri POST service.   


What to Expect: A standard transmitter setup process will take approximately 1-2 hours.   

Station Requirements: The items described below should be completed prior to receiving your transmitter for a seamless installation.  

  1. Identify and secure a location with proper ventilation for the transmitter: 
    • Single Stream size: (1u half-width)
    • Multi-stream size: (3u)
  2. Identify and secure an appropriate outlet. (ideally a UPS)
  3. Complete the wiring process from the audio source to the transmitter.
  4. Identify an ethernet connection to an internet-accessible network. 
  5. Identify an ethernet connection to an automation network. (if applicable
  6. Identify an ethernet connection to an AoIP network. (if applicable)
  7. As needed, run additional Mic closure/GPIO wiring between the transmitter location and your relay. (if applicable)


transmitter SETUP

1Unpack Transmitter:  Each transmitter is shipped with the following:
  • Transmitter
  • Power Cord
  • DB15 HD Connector
Single Stream


As you open the box containing your transmitter, be cautious to keep all parts and accessories together. Ensure that all parts and accessories are present, accounted for and not damaged. If you find that anything is missing or damaged, contact VIP Support for assistance.
Connect the "Network Cable" to the transmitter, and verify the following:
  • the cable is properly secured.
  • there are no kinks in the cable.
  • the cable is not placed where someone could potentially trip.
Single Stream


3Connect the power cord, power up the transmitter and confirm the following: 
  • the cord is properly secured.
  • there are no kinks in the cord.
  • the cord is not placed where someone could potentially trip.
  • the transmitter is placed in an area that is free of external heat, water and direct sunlight.
NOTE:  If using a KVM, optimal performance cannot be guaranteed with all models.  If your unit does not boot up with a KVM attached, try removing it before powering on.
Single Stream 



1Click here for instructions on how to connect your transmitter to the internet.


Station Action
1Analog Directions

AoIP Directions
NOTE:  If you are using a Multi-stream transmitter, it is recommended that you feed the same audio type (either analog or AoIP) to all stations on the transmitter to avoid conflicts which can distort audio quality.
2For a Single Stream transmitter:
If you connect a keyboard, mouse and monitor to the unit, you will see the GUI interface. You can adjust levels by clicking on the station and then clicking on the orange settings icon that will appear. Under "Audio Input", you can adjust the input levels and hit "Save".

For a Multi-Stream transmitter:
You should now see the levels for the station displayed on the LCD touchscreen panel on the front of the unit.  You can adjust levels by tapping on the station and then tapping on the orange settings icon that will appear.  Under the "Audio Input", you can adjust the input levels and hit "Save".


Station Action
1Now Playing configuration is a requirement to enable:
  • Artist, title and album art display in the player.
  • Proper audio segmentation in POST. (if applicable)
  • Sound Exchange reporting.

Click here for information on configuring your specific automation system.


Station Action
1Click herefor information on applying different types of mic closures.
Single Stream


2Once configured, contact VIP Support to schedule a call with a Futuri Streaming Engineer to complete the setup of Now Playing and Mic Closures.  This call should take about 30 minutes.

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