5.3.7 Display


Some intercom models (2N® IP Vario, 2N® IP Verso) can be equipped with a color LCD display. The device state is displayed (call progress, door opening, etc.) and the following modes are available:

Display enable the display and language settings for 2N® IP Vario and basic and language settings for 2N® IP Verso. 

Directory – display a configurable list of users. Use the numeric keypad buttons (arrows) to go through the user list. You can create practically any count of nested groups within the user list and add any count of users to each group.

Slideshow – display a slideshow showing a set of recorded images after a defined idle time. The automatic switching time can be configured. 

Display (for 2N® IP Vario only)

  • Language – set the language for the texts to be displayed. Choose one of the predefined languages: English, Czech, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Russian, Finnish, Danish, Polish, Dutch, Portuguese, Turkish, Norwegian, Swedish, Thai, Hebrew or a custom language.
  • Phonebook Search Mode – set the Phone Book searching mode. You can search users either according to the first username characters (Prefix only) or an arbitrary incidence of the selected characters in the username (Arbitrary incidence).
  • Default Display Activation Timeout – set the maximum display idle time (i.e. during which the display is not controlled via the buttons or numeric keypad) in which the Phonebook mode is switched to the Name tag display if configured. Or, the 2N logo default window is displayed.
  • Showcase Mode – set whether the device shall go into the showcase mode when idle. Choose various options in the showcase mode (Slideshow, Company Logo, Address).
  • Delay of Showcase Mode Activation –set the idle timeout in the range of 1 to 600 seconds after which the device goes into the mode of representation.


  • Original Language – download a preset XML file with all the texts to be displayed.
  • User Language – record, remove and load a localization file of your own.

  • User Font – record, remove and load a font of your own for the texts to be displayed. Keep the TTF format and make sure that the file does not exceed 4 MB. 

Note

If none of the pre-defined languages is convenient for you, proceed as follows:

  • Download the original language file (English).
  • Modify the file using a text editor (replace the English texts with your own ones).
  • Upload the modified localization file to the intercom.
  • Set Language Settings | Language to Custom.
  • Check and correct if necessary the texts on the intercom display.


If you do not like the default graphic appearance of the name tags, upload a background of your own to the intercom. Make sure that the image resolution is 320 x 240 pixels. Upload your name tags to the intercom to replace the original name tags. The original user assignments, however, remain the same.

Display (for 2N® IP Verso only) 

  • Phone book Displayed – enable/disable display of the phone book function.
  • Entry Keypad – enable the keypad/keypad type.
    • Disabled – disable the keypad.
    • Regular Keypad – set the regular keypad type.
    • Scrambled Keypad – enable/disable keypad button scrambling (random button transposing) before every new display to prevent other persons from watching the code entered (Enhanced Security license required).
  • Language – set the language for the texts to be displayed. Choose one of the predefined languages: English, Czech, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Russian, Finnish, Danish, Polish, Dutch, Portuguese, Turkish, Norwegian, Swedish, Thai, Hebrew or a custom language.
  • Prefer Icons to Text – the icons on the display will be preferred to the text.
  • Power Saving Mode – activate the power saving mode in which the display brightness is reduced. If no event occurs during two Slideshow screen activation timeouts, the power saving mode activation has been successful. Set 0 in the Slideshow screen activation timeout to disable the power saving mode. Any movement in front of the intercom camera or any display event (such as door lock activation or display touch) restores the full brightness of the display.
  • Showcase Mode – set whether the device shall go into the showcase mode when idle. Choose various options in the showcase mode (Slideshow, Company Logo, Address).
  • Delay of Showcase Mode Activation – set the idle timeout in the range of 1 to 600 seconds after which the device goes into the mode of representation.


  • Original Language – download the localization file template for own translation. It is an XML file with all the texts to be displayed.
  • Custom Language – remove, download and upload a localization file of your own.


If none of the pre-defined languages is convenient for you, proceed as follows:

  • Download the original language file (English).
  • Modify the file using a text editor (replace the English texts with your own ones).
  • Upload the modified localization file to the intercom.
  • Set Language Settings | Language to Custom.
  • Check and correct if necessary the texts on the intercom display.

Directory (for 2N® IP Verso and 2N® IP Vario)


This tab helps you configure a structured user list to be displayed. Create any count of groups and add any count of phonebook users to groups. No user can be assigned more times to a group, but one user can be added to multiple groups at the same time.


The created folders and users are displayed to the left. Click  to add a folder. Click to remove a directory including users and groups. Click   to rename a group. Click to move a user from the main tree to a folder.

The users assigned to the selected group are displayed to the right. Click to add a user to the group; yet the user remains in the phonebook main tree. Click to remove a user. 

The groups and users are arranged in the alphabetical order on the display. Click to assign a priority. A prioritized contact is superior to an unprioritized folder, a prioritized folder is superior to a prioritized contact and multiple prioritized folders and prioritized contacts are arranged in alphabetical order. Multiple unprioritized folders and contacts are arranged in alphabetical order.

Caution

  • Remember to save the phonebook changes.


Slideshow for 2N® IP Verso

This tab helps you set the image and video list for the Slideshow mode. Up to 8 images and videos can be uploaded for the Slideshow to be switched with a predefined delay. 

  • Slideshow Transition Time – set the image transition time in a Slideshow. 


Make sure that the image / video resolution is 214 x 214 or 214 x 320 pixels up to 2 MB. Other sizes will be adjusted to the display resolution automatically.

Click the magnifier icon   to view the loaded image, press  to delete an image and click  to hide a selected image/video on the device display.

If no image is loaded, the Slideshow mode will never be activated.

Tip

  • To hide the "Start with touch" display on the 2N® IP Verso model display, upload an image of the resolution of 214 x 320 pixels.

Caution

  • Video with a 214 x 320 resolution cannot be uploaded in FW versions lower than 2.35.

Slideshow for 2N® IP Vario

This tab helps you configure a list of images for the Slideshow mode. Up to 8 images can be uploaded for the Slideshow to be switched with a predefined delay. 

  • Slideshow Transition Time – set the image transition time in a slideshow. 


Make sure that the image resolution is 320 x 240 pixels for 2N® IP Vario. Other sizes will be adjusted to the display resolution automatically.

Click the magnifier icon   to view the loaded image, press  to delete an image and click  to hide a selected image/video on the device display.

If no image is loaded, the Slideshow mode will never be activated.

Caution

  •  2N® IP Vario only supports image display.