Spectrum X – SSM – ICP



Course Description:

This instructor-led course provides an overview of Spectrum X workflows and hardware, and covers tasks related to configuring, operating, monitoring, and troubleshooting. This course also includes the Harmonic Template Authoring package. Students complete tasks using SystemManager, the Spectrum system’s administrative hub. Optional topics are included on an as-needed basis.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this training, students will be able to describe Spectrum X and the components associated with the Spectrum X environment, configure Spectrum X settings in SystemManager, identify the file system folders used with Spectrum X, set up the Templates and Tools package for a variety of different user needs, and perform some basic troubleshooting for common Spectrum X related issues.

Course Prerequisites:

Knowledge of the Spectrum environment and SystemManager, along with a basic understanding of ingest of video for playout, timelines, and playlists, Samba, File Transfer Protocol (FTP), general networking, Adobe® Creative Suite®, Flash® Player, and graphic formats such as Small Web Format (.swf), Flash® Video (.flv), MPEG-4 (.mp4), Portable Network Graphic (.png), and Bitmap (.bmp).

Course Duration:

1 Day


Module 1 – Spectrum X Overview

  • About Spectrum X
  • Workflows and Diagrams
  • Spectrum Branding

Module 2 – Spectrum X Hardware Overview

  • Spectrum X Hardware
  • Channel Modes
  • Connecting the Hardware

Module 3 – SystemManager Overview

  • SystemManager
  • Accessing SystemManager
  • Navigating SystemManager
  • Viewing Properties

Module 4 – File System Folders

  • File System Folders
  • Accessing the Spectrum File System
  • Configuring File System Folders

Module 5 – SystemManager Configuration

  • Spectrum X Configuration Overview
  • Configuring a Channel
  • Configuring a Playout Channel

Module 6 – Templates and Tools Package

  • Templates and Tools Package
  • Setting Up Templates and Tools
  • Installing Spectrum Tools

Module 7 – Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshooting Scenarios
  • Contacting Support

Optional Topics as Needed

  • Configuring Channel Mode
  • Configuring Independent Branding
  • Configuring Audio Profile Groups
  • Configuring GPIO
  • Configuring an Emergency Alert System
  • Configuring Subtitles and Captions


Location Price Part Number
Harmonic Facility $1500, per student TNG-SPX-SSM-ICP-1-PP
Harmonic Facility $3500, per group, max 8 students TNG-SPX-SSM-ICP-1-GROUP
Customer Site $4000, per group, max 8 students TNG-SPX-SSM-ICP-1-SITE
WEBEX Session $1500 per day, per group, maximum 12 students TNG-SPX-SSM-ICP-1-WEBEX


There are no sessions scheduled at this time.

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Harmonic Training Centers are located at our corporate headquarters in San Jose, CA, and at our office in Issy-Les-Moulineaux, France.
Students are responsible for their own transportation and hotel reservations. Please click the Hotel information link below for local hotel information. Complimentary continental breakfast and lunch are provided on training days.

San Jose, CA
4300 North First Street
San Jose, CA 95134
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Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
12, rue Rouget de l’Isle
1st Floor
Issy les Moulineaux, 92130
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