Working with the Media Master in the Messaging Assistant Web Tool
About the Media Master
The Media Master appears on assorted pages in the Messaging Assistant web tool. By selecting the controls, you can make and play recordings with either your phone or your computer microphone and speakers.
Figure 1. Media Master in Messaging Assistant
Help (Media Master version information)
Playback speed control
Using Sound Files in Your Recordings
The Options menu on the Media Master allows you to work with other sound (WAV) files in your recordings. (See 1 in the figure in About the Media Master.)
The following table describes the available options:
Open a WAV file saved on your computer to play on the selected playback device.
Save Recording As
Save a recording as a WAV file to a location that you specify.
Playback and Recording Devices
You can choose the
devices that you use for making and playing recordings while working with the
Messaging Assistant web tool:
Phone—Cisco Unity Connection calls you, and you listen through
the phone handset or through the speakerphone speaker.
speakers (if available).
Phone—Cisco Unity Connection calls you, and you speak into the
phone handset or into the speakerphone microphone.
microphone (if available).
The phone offers
the best sound quality for recordings.
Note that updates to
the Media Master are saved per user, per computer. If you also use another
computer to access the Media Master (for example, a computer at home), you need
to update the Media Master settings on the second computer as well.
Messaging Assistant, from the Preferences menu, select
on the Preferences page, in the Recorded Name field, select
Play/Record to display the Media Master.
On the Media
Master, from the Options menu, select
phone or the computer.
phone or the computer.
If you set the
phone as your playback or recording device, in the Active Phone Number section,
choose your primary extension or enter another phone number or URI. This is the
number or URI that Connection calls for you to listen or record by phone.
Once you have
set the active phone number, you can choose devices in the Playback and Record
lists on the Media Master (11 and 3 in the figure in
About the Media Master). The lists offer a quick way to
change devices, and your selections are saved for all Messaging Assistant pages
that contain the Media Master until you change them again.