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Preface
This guide describes how to configure and control the VG4-100 Series AutoDome camera.
Audience
This guide is intended for operators who are familiar with CCTV concepts and configuration.
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NOTICE! Notices inform you of essential but non-critical information. Read these
messages carefully as any directions or instructions contained therein can help you
avoid making mistakes.
CAUTION! Cautionary messages provide critical information that help you reduce the chance
of losing data or damaging the system. Please heed these messages.
WARNING! Warnings highlight information, that if overlooked may cause damage to the
system or result in personal injury. Take warnings seriously.
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Customer Support and Service
If this unit needs service, contact the nearest Bosch Security Systems Service Center for authorization to return and
shipping instructions.
Service Centers
USA
Phone: 800-366-2283 or 585-340-4162
Fax: 800-366-1329
Email: cctv.repair@us.bosch.com
CCTV Spare Parts
Phone: 800-894-5215 or 408-957-3065
Fax: 408-935-5938
Email: BoschCCTVparts@ca.slr.com
Canada
Phone: 514-738-2434
Fax: 514-738-8480
Europe, Middle East & Asia Pacific Region
Phone: 44 (0) 1495 274558
Fax: 44 (0) 1495 274280
Email: rmahelpdesk@solectron.com
For additional information, see www.boschsecurity.com
Related Publications
Refer to the latest Bosch Security Systems Databook for the most up-to-date datasheets. To obtain a copy of the
Databook, please contact your local Bosch representative.
You can also visit the Bosch Security Systems World Wide Web site at:
http://www.boschsecurity.com to view a current listings of our publications.
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Table of Contents
1
Getting Started
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2
Camera Setup
3
3
Positioning the Camera
4
4
Adjusting Focal Length (Zoom) and Focus
5
5
Advanced Setup
5
5.1
Accessing and Navigating Menus
6
5.2
Main Menu Functions
7
5.3
Install Menu Functions
6
Configuring the VG4-100 Series IP AutoDome
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6.1
Overview of Functions
14
6.2
System Requirements
15
6.3
Connecting the IP AutoDome to the PC
15
6.4
Configuring the IP Camera
16
6.4.1
Installing the Required Software
16
6.4.2
Changing Network Settings
17
6.5
Viewing Live Images
19
6.5.1
Establishing a Connection
19
6.5.2
Configuring Data Streams
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Trouble Shooting Guide
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8
Glossary of CCTV Terms
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Index
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Getting Started
Install and wire the 100 Series AutoDome according to the AutoDome Modular Camera System
Installation Manual. A typical system includes a keyboard, matrix switcher, monitor, and appropriate wiring connections. Please refer to the individual product manuals for complete installation and setup instructions for each of the system components.
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Camera Setup
To assist setup, the VG4-100 Series camera module can be connected to a monitor through
the miniature 2.5 mm monitor jack located on the camera circuit board. The monitor jack provides a composite video signal with synchronization. An optional cable (part number S1460,
SAP No. F01U500418) is available for making this connection.
To access the monitor jack, remove the bubble and covert liner:
1.
Insert a small screw driver through the keyway in the Pendant trim-ring, rotate the dome
bubble counterclockwise and remove the dome bubble. For In-Ceiling AutoDomes, you
must loosen the small screw in the trim ring before rotating the bubble.
2.
Press and hold the two retention buttons on each side of the camera module and then
pull off the covert liner. See Figure 2.1 below.
Removing the covert liner provides access to the menu keys, and the pan and tilt thumbscrew
adjustment locks. See Figure 3.1 on page 4.
Retention
Retention
Buttons
(2)
Button
(2)
Menu
Keyboard
Menu
Keyboard
Monitor
Jack
Monitor
Jack
BACK
VIEW
Back
View
Covert
Liner
Covert Liner
Front
FRONTView
VIEW
Fig. 2.1 100 Series Camera Module
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Positioning the Camera
The camera module position can be adjusted along the horizontal, vertical, and diagonal (for
azimuth) axes. When adjusting the position, ensure that the picture displayed on the monitor
is level. After the covert liner is removed, position the camera by performing the following
steps:
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WARNING! To prevent damage to the camera module do not rotate the camera past its stops.
1.
For horizontal (pan) adjustment, loosen the thumbscrew at the platform base and rotate
the camera (left or right) to the desired position. The camera can be rotated up to 360º
between stops. If it hits the stop before achieving the desired position, rotate it in the
opposite direction. Retighten the thumbscrew to secure the camera.
2.
For vertical adjustment (tilt), loosen the thumbscrew at the tilt wheel and position the
camera (up or down) to the desired position. The camera can be tilted up to 110º
between stops. Retighten the thumbscrew to secure the camera.
3.
To compensate for angled ceilings or sidewall mounts, push the camera inward toward
its base and rotate it until the image on the monitor is horizontal. The camera can be
rotated up to 300º between stops.
CAUTION! The CCD image sensors are highly sensitive and require special care for proper
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performance and extended lifetime. Do not expose it to direct sunlight or bright spotlights in
operating and non-operation conditions. Avoid bright lights in the field of view of the camera.
Camera
Module
Camera
Module
Lock Tab
Lock Tab
(1)
(1)
Horizontal
(pan)
Horizontal (pan)
Thumbscrew
Thumbscrew
(2)
(2)
Tilt Wheel
Tilt Wheel
Thumbscrew
Thumbscrew
(3)
(3)
Diagonal Adj.
Diagonal Adj.
Fig. 3.1
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Adjusting Focal Length (Zoom) and Focus
To adjust the camera lens focal length and focus, perform the following steps:
1.
2.
Select Set Focus Now from the Install menu.
To adjust the focal length, loosen the focal (zoom) lock screw and rotate the lens mechanism (WIDE or TELE.) until you achieve the desired field of view. See Figure 4.1below.
3.
To focus the image on the monitor, loosen the focus lock screw and turn the lens mechanism (NEAR or FAR) until the image is in focus.
4.
Repeat both these adjustments until the desired view is in focus.
5.
Tighten both adjustment screws.
6.
Exit the Install menu.
7.
Remove the monitor jack and replace the covert liner and dome bubble when finished.
Focus &Focus
Zoom
and Zoom
Lock
Screws
Lock Screws
Fig. 4.1 Focus and Zoom Adjustment
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Advanced Setup
The VG4-100 Series camera module normally provides an optimal picture without the need for
further adjustments. Advanced setup options, however, are available for obtaining the best
results from the camera under special circumstances. There are two upper level On-Screen
Display (OSD) menus: the Main menu and the Install menu.
The Main menu allows you to select and setup the picture enhancement functions. The Install
menu allows you to set the camera ID, focus and synchronization settings. The Main and
Install menus have settings that you can select directly or open to submenus for a more
detailed setup.
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NOTICE! Active menu selections can vary depending or the combination of camera, CPU and
COMM (communication) modules used. The menu selections described in this manual are
typical for a VG4-100 Series system.
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Accessing and Navigating Menus
There are five (5) keys used for navigating through the various menus. To access the setup
menus, press the center Select key to open and display the Main menu. Use the four directional keys to navigate through the menus.
UP
LEFT
RIGHT
DOWN
SELECT
MenuKeyboard
Keyboard
Menu
Monitor Jack
Monitor
Jack
Fig. 5.1
Menu Keyboard and Monitor Jack
Use the menu keys to perform the following:
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To access the Main menu or to select a sub-menu item, press the center Menu Select
key.
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To open the Install menu press the Menu Select key for approximately 1.5 seconds.
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To scroll up or down a menu press the Up or Down keys.
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To move through options or to set parameters, press the Left or Right keys.
NOTICE! To restore a selected menu item to its factory default, quickly press the Menu
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Select key twice.
To exit the OSD menus from any menu item, hold down the Menu Select key until the OSD
disappears.
The VG4-100 Series also supports a variety of remote methods to make camera adjustments,
including the following:
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A Universal keyboard using Bilinx over coax or UTP. For example, using a Bosch DiBos 8,
a Bilinx capable DIVAR, or an Allegiant system.
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A PC running the optional Bosch Configuration Tool for Imaging Devices (CTFID) software
with a USB Bilinx adapter (Part No. VP-CFGSFT).
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A PC connected to a TCP/IP network with an optional AutoDome IP module installed.
NOTICE! To prevent unauthorized changes to the camera settings, the camera menu buttons
can be disabled using Bilinx communication through the CTFID software. Select the OnLine
Config button, then select the Miscellaneous branch and set Camera Buttons to Disable.
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Main Menu Functions
This section provides a graphical representation of the Main menu and descriptions for all
functions.
MAIN Menu
ALC
ALC
ENHANCE
ALC LEVEL
COLOR
SHUTGAIN
SHUTGAIN
BLC
PEAK AVERAGE
SHUTTER
EXIT
ALC SPEED
DEFSHUT
EXIT
SENSUP
GAIN
ENHANCED
MAXGAIN
AUTO BLACK
DAY/NIGHT1
DAY/NIGHT
SHARPNESS
EXIT
DAY/NIGHT
DNR
SWITCH LVL
XF-DYN
PRIORITY
EXIT
IR CONTRAST
MONO BURST
COLOR
EXIT
WHITE BALANCE
WB SPEED
RED (GAIN)
GREEN2
BLUE (GAIN)
SAT
EXIT
BLC
BLC
BLC LEVEL
BLC AREA
AREA
EXIT
1 Available in Day/Night version cameras only, other versions show NightSense.
2 Only available when White Balance is set to Manual mode.
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MAIN Menu
Function
Selection(s)
Description
ALC
Selects submenu
Accesses the Auto Level Control menu.
ENHANCE
Selects submenu
Accesses the Picture Enhancement menu.
COLOR
Selects submenu
Accesses the Color Control menu.
BLC
ON, OFF,
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Enables Back Light Compensation (BLC).
or selects submenu
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Accesses the BLC submenu.
EXIT
ALC Submenu
Function
Exits this menu.
Selection(s)
Description
ALC LEVEL
(-15 to +15)
Adjusts the video output level.
SHUTGAIN
Selects submenu
Accesses the Shutter and Gain control menu.
PEAK AVERAGE (-15 to +15)
Adjusts the balance between peak and average
video control.
ALC SPEED
Slow, Medium, Fast
EXIT
Returns to the MAIN menu.
ALC>SHUTGAIN Submenu
Function
Selection(s)
SHUTTER
Adjusts the speed of the video level control loop.
AES, FL, FIXED
Description
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AES (Auto Electronic Shutter): The camera
automatically sets the optimum shutter
speed.
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FL (Flickerless): Avoids interference from
light sources.
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FIXED: Allows the user to define the shutter
speed.
DEFSHUT
FIXSHUT
1/60 (1/50), 1/100,
The camera tries to maintain the selected shutter
1/120, 1/250, 1/500,
speed as long as the light level of the scene per-
1/1000, 1/2000, 1/5000,
mits.
1/10K
(Only available if SHUTTER is set to AES mode.)
1/60 (1/50), 1/100,
Selects the shutter speed.
1/120, 1/250, 1/500,
(Only available if SHUTTER is set to FIXED
1/1000, 1/2000, 1/5000,
mode.)
1/10K
SENSUP
OFF or (2x to 10x)
Selects the sensitivity factor the camera is set to.
(Only available if SHUTTER is set to AES mode.)
GAIN
AGC, FIXED
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AGC mode: The camera automatically sets
the gain to the lowest possible value needed
to maintain a good picture.
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FIXED mode: The gain is set at a predefined
value.
MAXGAIN
(0 to 26)
Selects the maximum value the gain can have
during AGC operation.
FIXGAIN
(0 to 26)
Selects the gain setting.
(Only available if GAIN is set to FIXED mode.)
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Function
Selection(s)
Description
DAY/NIGHT3
Selects submenu
Accesses the Day/Night Control menu.
NIGHTSENSE
AUTO, OFF, FORCED
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AUTO mode: Camera automatically switches
to NIGHTSENSE in low light conditions.
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OFF mode: NIGHTSENSE is turned off.
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FORCED mode: The camera is set to NIGHTSENSE (black and white) mode
EXIT
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Returns to the ALC menu.
Only available in Day/Night version cameras, color versions show NightSense.
NOTICE! If SensUp is active, some noise or spots may appear in the picture. This behavior is
normal. SensUp may cause some motion blur on moving objects.
Depending on the camera GAIN setting, unrelated menu items are not active.
ALC > SHUTGAIN > DAY/NIGHT Submenu
Function
Selection(s)
DAY/NIGHT
AUTO, COLOR, MONO
Description
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AUTO: Switches the filter between COLOR
and MONO depending on the scene illumination level.
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COLOR: Use for normal daylight conditions.
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MONO: Removes the IR filter, providing full
IR sensitivity.
SWITCH LEVEL (-15 to +15)
Sets the video leveling threshold when the camera switches to monochrome operation.
PRIORITY
COLOR, MOTION
In AUTO mode:
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COLOR: Displays a color image as long as
the light level permits.
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MOTION: Avoids motion blur as long as the
light level permits.
IR CONTRAST
NORMAL, ENHANCED
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NORMAL: Optimizes contrast in monochrome applications with visible light illumination.
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ENHANCED: Optimizes contrast in applications with high IR illumination levels.
MONO BURST
ON, OFF
–
ON: The color burst remains active, even in
Monochrome mode.
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OFF: The color burst in the video signal is
switched OFF in Monochrome mode.
EXIT
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Returns to the SHUTGAIN menu.
NOTICE! Depending on the camera’s DAY/NIGHT setting, unrelated menu items are not active.
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ENHANCED Submenu
Function
Selection(s)
AUTO BLACK
ON, OFF
Description
ON: Automatically increases the visibility of
details.
SHARPNESS
(-15 to +15)
Adjusts the sharpness of the picture. Zero (0) is
the default position.
DNR
AUTO, OFF
AUTO: Automatically reduces the noise in the
(dynamic noise
picture. This option may cause some motion blur
reduction)
with moving objects.
OFF: DNR is turned off.
XF-DYN
OFF, LOW, MID, HIGH
XF-DYN mode: Automatically optimizes picture
contrast.
EXIT
Returns to the MAIN menu.
COLOR Submenu
Function
Selection(s)
WHITE BALANCE ATW, AWB HOLD,
Description
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MANUAL
ATW (Automatic White Balance): Allows the
camera to constantly adjust for optimal
color reproduction.
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AWB HOLD: Puts the ATW on hold and
saves the color settings.
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MANUAL: Allows the red, green and blue
gain to be set manually to a desired position.
WB SPEED
Slow, Medium, Fast
Adjusts the speed of the white balance control
loop when in ATW mode.
RED-GAIN
(-5 to +5)
–
In ATW mode: Adjusts the red gain to opti-
RED
(-30 to +30)
–
In Manual mode: Adjusts red gain.
GREEN
(-5 to +5)
In Manual mode: Adjusts the green gain.
mize white.
(Not available in ATW mode.)
BLUE-GAIN
(-5 to +5)
–
In ATW mode: Adjusts the blue gain to opti-
BLUE
(-30 to +30)
–
In Manual mode: Adjusts the blue gain.
SAT
(-15 to +5)
Adjusts the color saturation.
mize white.
(-15 produces a monochrome picture.)
EXIT
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Back Light Compensation (BLC) Submenu
Function
Selection(s)
Description
BLC
ON, OFF
ON: The video level optimizes the selected area
of the image. Parts outside this area may be
underexposed or overexposed, which is normal.
BLC LEVEL
(-15 to +15)
Adjusts the balance between the selected BLC
area and its surroundings.
BLC AREA
Selects submenu
Accesses the Back Light Compensation area
menu.
To size the BLC area:
1.
Select the AREA option from the BLC menu.
The monitor displays the current area with
the upper left corner flashing.
2.
Move the flashing corner of the image by
using the Up, Down, Left and Right keys
to change the size and shape of the area.
3.
Press the center Menu Select key to move
the flashing cursor to the opposite (or diagonal) corner, which can now be used to
change the size and shape of the area.
4.
Press the Menu Select key again to save
the area and to exit the AREA menu.
EXIT
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Install Menu Functions
This section provides a graphical representation of the Install menu and descriptions for all
functions.
Install Menu
INSTALL Menu
CAMERA ID
SET FOCUS NOW
INSTALL CAMERA ID
COMM
CAMERA ID
SYNC
ID POSITION
DEFAULTS
EXIT
EXIT
INSTALL SYNC
SYNC
VPHASE
EXIT
INSTALL DEFAULTS
RESTORE ALL?
EXIT
INSTALL Menu
Function
CAMERA ID
Selection(s)
Description
Selects submenu
Accesses the Camera ID submenu.
SET FOCUS NOW
Completely opens the lens iris for best focus.
The recommended focus procedure is:
1.
2.
Unlock the focus locking screw.
From the INSTALL menu highlight SET
FOCUS NOW.
COMM
ON, OFF
3.
Turn the lens focus adjustment as required.
4.
Tighten the lens focus locking screw.
5.
Exit the menu selection.
Turns on Bilinx communication. See notice
below.
SYNC
Selects submenu
DEFAULTS
Selects submenu
Accesses the synchronization functions.
Returns all settings for all modes to their
default.
EXIT
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Exits this menu.
NOTICE! When using Bilinx control, the COMM ON/OFF menu selection is not active. This
function can be accessed only through the camera menu keys when the CTFID software is not
actively running.
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CAMERA ID Submenu
Function
Selection(s)
CAMERA ID
Selects submenu
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Description
To enter up to a 17-character camera name:
1.
Press the Menu Select key to enter the
Camera ID string.
2.
Enter up to a 17-character string name for
the camera.
3.
Use the Up and Down keys to select a character.
4.
Use the Left and Right keys to change
position in the string.
5.
Press the Menu Select key to save and to
exit the character string.
6.
ID POS
OFF, TOP, BOT
Exit the Camera ID menu.
Use left or right keys to select:
OFF: Camera ID not displayed.
TOP: Camera ID displayed at upper left corner of
display.
BOT: Camera ID displayed at lower left corner of
display.
(The camera ID is not displayed when the OSD
menu is open.)
EXIT
Returns to the INSTALL menu.
SYNC Submenu
Function
Selection(s)
SYNC
INTERNAL, LINE LOCK
Description
INTERNAL: Synchronizes the camera to an internal crystal. (default)
LINE LOCK: Synchronizes the camera to AC
power and eliminates picture roll in multi-camera
systems.
VPHASE
(0º to 358º)
Adjusts the vertical phase offset in LINE LOCK
mode.
(Only active if a valid power supply frequency is
detected.)
Exit
Returns to the INSTALL menu.
DEFAULTS Submenu
Function
Selection(s)
RESTORE ALL? NO, YES
Description
Use the left or right keys to select:
NO: To not change settings.
YES: To restore all defaults. You receive a confirmation message.
Exit
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Configuring the VG4-100 Series IP AutoDome
The VG4-100 Series AutoDome can be ordered with an optional IP module that allows the
AutoDome to transmit images over a TCP/IP network. It also allows users to configure the
camera display settings, camera operating settings, and to configure the network parameters.
The VG4-100 Series IP AutoDome incorporates a network video server in the IP module. The
primary function of the server is to encode video (and control data) for transmission over a
TCP/IP network. With its MPEG-4 encoding, it is ideally suited for IP communication and for
remote access to digital video recorders and multiplexers. The use of existing networks means
that integration with CCTV systems or local networks can be achieved quickly and easily.
Video images from a single camera can be simultaneously received on several receivers.
6.1
Overview of Functions
The IP module adds the following functionality to a VG4-100 Series system:
Function
Description
Receiver
You can use an MPEG-4 compatible hardware decoder (for example
the VIP XD) as a receiver. Computers with decoding software such
as VIDOS or computers with the Microsoft Internet Explorer Web
browser installed can also receive video images.
Video encoding The camera uses the MPEG-4 compression standard and ensures
that the data rate remains low even with high image quality and can
also be adapted to local conditions within wide limits.
Dual Streaming Encodes dual data streams simultaneously according to two individually customized profiles. This feature creates two (2) data streams
per camera that can serve different purposes. For example, one (1)
data stream for local recording and one (1) data stream optimized
for transmission over the Local Area Network (LAN).
Multicast
Enables simultaneous, real-time transmission to multiple receivers.
The network must implement the UDP and IGMP V2 protocols as a
prerequisite for Multicasting.
Configuration
You can configure all camera settings from a Web browser connected to the local network (Intranet) or connected to the Internet.
You can also update the firmware, load device configurations, store
configuration settings, and copy these settings from one camera to
another.
Snapshots
Allows you to take and store individual video frames as JPEG images
from the Web browser interface.
Backup
You can save video images as a file on a computer’s hard drive from
the Web browser interface.
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System Requirements
The VG4-100 Series IP AutoDome requires specific software or hardware to allow a user to
view live images and to configure camera settings over a TCP/IP network. These requirements
are:
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A computer with the Microsoft Windows 2000 or XP operating system, network access,
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A computer with Microsoft Windows 2000 or XP operating system, network access, and
and the Microsoft Internet Explorer Web browser version 6.0 or later, or
reception software such as the Bosch VIDOS software or Bosch Dibos 8.0. (See
www.boschsecurity.com for more information about Bosch software and hardware for IP
cameras), or
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An MPEG-4 compatible hardware decoder from Bosch Security Systems (such as the VIP
XD) as a receiver and a connected video monitor. (See www.boschsecurity.com for more
information about Bosch software and hardware for IP cameras).
If you choose to use a computer running Microsoft Internet Explorer or any of the Bosch software, the computer must conform to the following minimum requirements:
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6.3
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Processor: 1.8 GHz Pentium IV
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RAM: 256 MB
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Video system: 128 MB video memory, 1024x768 display with a minimum of 16-bit color
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Network interface: 100-BaseT
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DirectX: 9.0c
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Microsoft Internet Explorer, version 6.0 or higher
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Bosch MPEG ActiveX utility
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Java Virtual Machine (supplied)
NOTICE! Ensure that the graphics card is set to 16-bit or 32-bit color. If you need further
assistance, contact your PC system administrator.
Connecting the IP AutoDome to the PC
1.
Install the IP AutoDome according to the instructions in the Modular AutoDome Camera
System Installation Manual.
2.
Connect an Ethernet cable from the IP AutoDome RJ45 connector to a dedicated network
switch to bypass the Local Area Network (LAN).
3.
Connect the dedicated network switch to the RJ45 connector on the PC . (See option A
below.)
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cable with RJ45 connectors. (See option B below.)
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A
IP
AutoDome
IP
Net Switch
PC
B
IP
AutoDome
Fig. 6.1
6.4
PC
AutoDome IP System Configuration
Configuring the IP Camera
To operate the camera in your network you must assign it a valid network IP address. The
default IP address is 192.168.0.1, but you may have to change this address if it conflicts with
another device on your network.
To properly configure the camera for your network, you need the following information:
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Unit IP address: An identifier for the camera on a TCP/IP network. For example,
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Subnet mask: A mask used to determine what subnet an IP address belongs to.
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Gateway IP address: A node on a network that serves as an entrance to another network.
140.10.2.110 is a valid syntax for an IP address.
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Port: An endpoint to a logical connection in TCP/IP and UDP networks. The port number
identifies the use of the port for use through a firewall connection.
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configuration.
The IP AutoDome defaults are as follows:
6.4.1
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IP Address: 192.168.0.1
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Subnet Mask: 255.255. 255.0
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Gateway IP Address: 0.0.0.0
Installing the Required Software
To view live video, you must install Bosch MPEG ActiveX, DirectX, and Java Virtual Machine.
To install the software do the following:
1.
Insert the IP AutoDome software CD into the CD-ROM drive of the computer.
2.
Click the Windows Start button, select Run, and then Browse to the CD drive.
3.
Open the Install folder, then the MPEG_ActiveX folder and double click on the MPE-
4.
Open the Tools folder, the DirectX9 folder, and then the DirectX9.0c folder and dou-
GAx.exe file. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the Bosch MPEG ActiveX.
ble-click on the dxsetup.exe file. Follow the on-screen instructions to install DirectX.
5.
Open the Tools folder, then the Java VM folder and double click on the executable file.
Follow the on-screen instructions to install Java.
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Changing Network Settings
The IP Module has a default IP address of 192.168.0.1. To change the IP address or any network settings, you can use the Configuration Manager software supplied on the CD or the
AutoDome IP Web Server.
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NOTICE! Contact your local network administrator for a valid IP address, Subnet Mask, and a
Gateway IP Address.
Using Configuration Manager
Configuration Manager is an optional network utility provided on the AutoDome CD. To install
the Configuration Manager software:
1.
Browse to the CD and double click on the executable file. Follow the on-screen instructions to install Configuration Manager and .NET Framework if required.
2.
Use the Configuration Manager Manual provided in the Documentation folder on the CD
to make any configuration changes.
Using the AutoDome IP Web Server
The VG4-100 Series IP AutoDome incorporates a network video server in the IP module. To
configure the camera using the AutoDome IP web server:
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NOTICE! Depending on the PC network security settings, the user may have to add the new IP
address to the browser’s “trusted sites” list for the browser controls to operate.
1.
Set the IP address on the PC to 192.168.0.10 to ensure that the PC and the IP
AutoDome are on the same Subnet.
2.
Launch Microsoft Internet Explorer and navigate to the following URL:
http://192.168.0.1.
The Web browser opens the Livepage for the IP AutoDome and you receive a security
warning message.
3.
Check the Always Trust box; then select YES.
4.
Click the Settings link, located at the top of the Livepage.
5.
Click the Service Settings link, located in the left pane of the Settings page.
6.
Click the Network link to open the Network Settings page.
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Network Settings Page
Configure the settings on this page based on the addresses provided by your local network administrator.
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8.
Click the Set button to save the settings.
9.
Launch another instance of Microsoft Internet Explorer.
10. Type the original IP address followed by /reset (for example,
http://192.168.0.1/reset) in the address bar and click Go to restart the IP
AutoDome. Once you restart the IP AutoDome, use the new IP Address to access the Livepage.
11. Disconnect the IP AutoDome Ethernet cable from the dedicated network switch and
reconnect the Ethernet cable to the local area network (LAN).
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Viewing Live Images
Once the the network cables are properly connected and the IP AutoDome has a valid IP
address, you can view live images over the TCP/IP network using Microsoft Internet Explorer.
6.5.1
Establishing a Connection
Once all the required software is installed on your local computer and the IP AutoDome is configured with the proper IP addresses, you can connect to the camera using Microsoft Internet
Explorer.
1.
Launch Microsoft Internet Explorer.
2.
Type the IP address of the IP AutoDome into the browser's Address Bar and click Go.
3.
If the AutoDome is password-protected, the system prompts you to enter a password.
4.
Type the user name and the associated password in the appropriate fields.
5.
Click OK to open the IP AutoDome Livepage. The Livepage displays the video image from
the camera.
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NOTICE! The IP AutoDome allows a maximum of five (5) standard connections and 25
multicast connections. If you cannot connect to the AutoDome, you may have exceeded the
maximum number of connections for the device or network configuration.
Configuring Data Streams
The IP AutoDome encodes dual data streams simultaneously according to two individually customized profiles. This feature creates two (2) data streams per camera that can serve different purposes. For example, one (1) data stream for local recording and one (1) data stream
optimized for transmission over the Local Area Network (LAN). In addition, the camera offers
a Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) option. M-JPEG is a video format that uses JPEG picture compression in each frame of the video.
Click either the MPEG-4 Stream 1, MPEG-4 Stream 2 or M-JPEG tab to switch between the
different displays for the camera image.
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Trouble Shooting Guide
Problem
No video
Solution
If using a Bosch G4 Pendant Power Supply Box:
1.
Check that the Green LED in the Power Supply Box is on. This LED indicates mains
power through the transformer.
If the Green LED is off, then:
2.
Check the FX101 fuse for mains power to the Power Supply Box.
3.
Check the FX102 fuse for 24 V power to the AutoDome Pendant.
If O.K., then:
If O.K., then:
If using a non-Bosch power supply:
4.
Check that the mains power to the Power Supply Box is on.
5.
Check that there is 24 V output from the transformer.
If O.K., then:
If O.K., then:
6.
Confirm that the power supply meets the Bosch AutoDome power ratings. See the
AutoDome Datasheet for specifications.
If O.K., then:
7.
Check the connector on top of the AutoDome housing for bent pins.
If O.K., then:
8.
Check the integrity of all wires and terminal connections to the AutoDome.
If O.K., then:
If there is power to the AutoDome, then:
9.
Remove the camera and CPU modules from the AutoDome housing and check that the
Green LED on the housing power supply board is on.
If the Green LED is off, then:
10. Check that the fuse on the housing power supply board is good. (Try replacing the
unit, if an extra camera module is available.)
Local Keys Disabled
1.
This message appears if the Camera Menu Keyboard has been disabled through the
CTFID tool. Select OnLine Config>Installer Options>Miscellaneous>Camera Buttons>Disable.
No remote menu
1.
access
The 100 Series AutoDome utilizes either Bilinx or optional TCP/IP for remote menu
access.
2.
Ensure that all coax, fiber and Ethernet cables are properly connected. See the
AutoDome Modular Camera System Installation Manual.
If O.K., then:
3.
Check if you can access the AutoDome OSD menus.
If O.K., then:
If IP AutoDome, then:
4.
Ensure that the network settings are properly set for the LAN. See Section 1: Configuring the VG4-100 Series IP AutoDome.
Intermittent remote
menu access
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Check that all wiring meets Bosch recommended standards, specifications and distances. See the AutoDome Modular Camera System Installation Manual.
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1.
Check that the Gain Control is set to AGC.
2.
Check that the ALC level is set to the appropriate level.
3.
Check that the video coax is terminated with 75 Ω only at the head end. (Double ter-
If O.K., then:
If O.K., then:
mination causes dark video.)
If O.K., then:
4.
Check that the camera lens cover is removed.
5.
Check that the maximum coax distance has not been exceeded. See the AutoDome
If O.K., then:
Modular Camera System Installation Manual.
If O.K., then:
Colors are not correct
6.
Restore all camera settings using the Install Menu.
1.
Reset the White Balance to the appropriate selection.
2.
Check that the maximum coax distance has not been exceeded. See the AutoDome
If O.K., then:
Modular Camera System Installation Manual.
If O.K., then:
3.
Restore the White Balance setting to ATW in the Color Menu.
Background is too
1.
Turn on backlight compensation (BLC).
bright to see subject
2.
Adjust the BLC level.
3.
Adjust the BLC area.
1.
Ensure that the Sync Mode is set to Internal (crystal ).
2.
Check that the maximum coax distance has not been exceeded. See the AutoDome
Video is rolling, noisy
or distorted
If O.K., then:
Modular Camera System Installation Manual.
If O.K., then:
3.
Check the integrity of all BNC connectors and splices.
Note: Connecting a network cable to the interface board of a non-IP AutoDome causes
video distortion.
4.
Remove network cable from the interface board RJ-45 connector.
Day/Night camera does 1.
Check that the Day/Night mode is set to AUTO.
not switch automati-
If O.K., then:
cally when image is
2.
Set Gain Control to AGC.
dark.
Inside of EnviroDome
If using a Bosch power supply box:
bubble is foggy.
1.
Check the FX103 fuse in the Bosch Power Supply Box for power (24 V) to the heater
module.
If O.K., then:
2.
Check all wiring and connector pins to the heater module.
If using a non-Bosch power supply,
3.
Confirm that the power supply meets the Bosch AutoDome power ratings. See the
AutoDome Datasheet for specifications.
If O.K., then:
4.
Check the mains input line voltage.
5.
Check that the maximum wire length from the power supply has not been exceeded.
If O.K., then:
See the AutoDome Modular Camera System Installation Manual.
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Glossary of CCTV Terms
A
Address
Each AutoDome has a numerical address in the control system in which it is located. This
allows the appropriate dome to be operated. The address may be set locally using the Bilinx
Configuration Tool for Imaging Devices (CTFID) or remotely using the Fast Address function
(see Fast Address).
Advanced Alarm Control (AAC)
AutoDome’s flexible and sophisticated alarm management subsystem that allows “rules” to be
created that define which input(s) activate one or more outputs (see Alarm Rule). In its most
basic form, a rule could define which input(s) should activate which output(s). In a more
complex form, a rule can be programmed to take a specific keyboard command (pre-existing
or not) and perform a dome function, or any combination of the above.
Advanced Diagnostics
Bosch’s combination of built-in On Screen Displays (OSD) and status LEDs that are used to
check critical camera parameters such as internal temperature, input voltage levels, and
network connectivity. This allows a technician to quickly determine the source of problems
and ensure that the dome is functioning within correct operating limits.
Aperture
The size of the opening in the iris, which controls the amount of light that reaches the CCD
Sensor. The larger the F-Stop numbers, the less light reaches the sensor.
AutoBlack
A technique of boosting the video signal level to produce a full amplitude video signal even
when the scene contrast is less than full range (glare, fog, mist, etc.). The darkest part of the
signal is set to black and the lightest part to white, thus increasing the contrast.
AutoDome
Fully integrated, high speed, pan/tilt/zoom camera built into a protective dome housing
allowing full and continuous 360° coverage of the scene.
Auto Focus
The lens continuously adjusts to the correct focus automatically for the sharpest picture.
AutoIris
The lens iris opening is automatically adjusted to allow the correct illumination of the camera
sensor.
Automatic Gain Control (AGC)
The electronics that regulate the gain or amplification of the video signal.
AutoPan
The camera pans continuously between right and left limit settings.
AutoPivot
As the camera tilts through the vertical position, the camera is rotated to maintain the correct
orientation of the image.
AutoPlayback
This function records the sequence of movements of the AutoDome PTZ for later playback
allowing a set pattern to be repeated automatically. This function is often called Guard Tour.
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AutoScaling
As the camera zooms in to increase the size of objects on the monitor screen, the pan and tilt
speeds are reduced so that the relative speed on the screen remains constant for similar
joystick control positions.
AutoTrack
A patented technology that integrates motion detection into the camera allowing tracking of
an object and zooming in to optimize size and perspective.
Auto White Balance (AWB)
A feature that allows a color camera to automatically adjust its output color to give a natural
color independent of the lighting used.
B
Back Light Compensation (BLC)
Selectively amplifies parts of the image to compensate for large contrast differences when
only a portion of the image is brightly lit (e.g. a person in a sunlit doorway).
Balun (Balance Unbalanced)
A device that converts a balanced video signal (e.g. as used on twisted pair) line to an
unbalanced signal (e.g. as used on coax). In a balanced line, such as twisted pair, both wires
are electrically equal. In an unbalanced line such as coax, one line has different electrical
properties than the other.
Bilinx
A communications format that allows remote control, configuration and updates to be
performed over the video cable (Coax or Passive UTP).
Biphase
Pan/Tilt/Zoom protocol for Bosch products.
C
Cable Category
Application and bandwidth rating system for UTP cabling. Categories 1 through 6 are based on
EIA/TIA-568-B standards. Category is typically abbreviated CAT. UTP Category 5, 5e, and 6 are
used for Ethernet data cabling applications. Ethernet wiring distances are limited to a
maximum of 100m (328ft.) when using UTP wiring.
Cable Compensation
A technology that prevents image degradation caused by signal losses when transmitting
video over long cable lengths.
CCD Format
Indicates the size of the camera sensor used. In general, the larger the sensor, the more
sensitive the camera and the better the image quality. The format is quoted in inches, for
example 1/4" or 1/3". See Charge Coupled Device (CCD).
CCD (Charge Coupled Device)
The most common type of solid state image sensor used in CCTV cameras. The sensor
converts light energy into electrical signals.
CCTV (Closed Circuit TeleVision)
A video system that transmits television signals over a closed (non-broadcast) system.
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Color Temperature
A measure of the relative color of illumination. Most generally used to specify the automatic
correction range of a color camera.
CTFID (Configuration Tool for Imaging Devices)
Bosch software used to configure and update cameras and other remote devices over video
cable using Bilinx, and to save them for later use.
D
Day/Night (IR sensitive)
An AutoDome that has normal color operation in situations where there is sufficient
illumination (day conditions), but where the sensitivity can be increased when there is little
light available (night conditions). This is achieved by removing the infrared cut filter required
for good color rendition. The sensitivity can be further enhanced by integrating a number of
frames to increase the signal to the noise ratio of the camera.
Default Shutter
This feature allows the shutter speed to be set to a fast speed to eliminate motion blur and
providing detailed and clear image of fast-moving objects while there is sufficient light. When
light levels fall and other adjustments have been exhausted, the shutter speed reverts to the
standard setting to maintain sensitivity.
Digital Image Stabilization
See Image Stabilization.
DNR (Dynamic Noise Reduction)
A digital video processing technique that measures the noise (image artifacts) in the picture
and automatically reduces it.
E
Ethernet
The most commonly used local area network (LAN) access method. Ethernet complies with
the IEEE 802.3 standard. The Ethernet standard supports 10 Mbps, 100 Mbps and 1000 Mbps
(Gigabit) data transmission rates.
EnviroDome
AutoDome with environmental protection that allows it to be used outdoors in almost any
climate.
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Fast Address
A system for setting the address of the AutoDome remotely from the control system.
Fiber Optic Transmission
Refers to the transmission of video and/or data via optical fibers. Optical fibers are thin glass
strands that are designed for light wave transmission. Video and data are digitized and
transformed into a series of light pulses. The use of fiber optics for video and data
transmission offers several advantages over sending electrical signals across copper wires.
First, light pulses are not affected by random radiation in the environment, and thus their
error rate is far lower. Fiber optics span far greater distances without need for repeaters or
signal regenerators, and are far more secure as they are more difficult to tap and taps in the
line can be detected. Optical fiber also provides enormous bandwidth with a single fiber
capable of transmitting trillions of bits per second. There are two primary types of optical
fiber; singlemode and multimode. Singlemode fiber is used when large distances must be
spanned, typically greater than 2 Km/1.2 miles (see Singlemode). Multimode is typically used
to span smaller distances such as the inside of buildings or on small campuses (see
Multimode).
Field of View
The measure of the visible area within the camera’s field of view. The larger the focal length,
the smaller the field of view. The smaller the focal length, the wider the field of view.
Focal Length
The distance from the optical center of the lens to the image of an object located at an infinite
distance from the lens. Long focal lengths give a small field of view (e.g. telephoto effect),
while short focal lengths give a wide angle view.
F-Number
The standard measure of the lens aperture, which is the iris diameter, divided by the focal
length of the lens. The lower the maximum aperture (or F-Number), the more light that passes
through the lens.
F-Stop
See F-Number.
G
Gateway Address
A node on a network that serves as an entrance to another network.
Guard Tour
Allows recorded tours with a combined duration of 15 minutes. Recorded tours consist of
control commands and can be played back as needed. All camera position information is
stored for maximum flexibility (including pan, tilt, zoom, etc.).
H
Hybrid Streaming
The ability to simultaneously stream IP video across a local or wide area network, and CVBS
video via coaxial or fiber optic cabling.
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I
Image Stabilization
An algorithm that virtually eliminates camera shake in both the vertical and horizontal axes,
resulting in exceptional image clarity.
Infrared Illumination
Electromagnetic radiation (light) with a longer wavelength than is visible to the naked eye. IR
illumination is prominent at dusk and dawn and in incandescent lamps. IR illuminators come
in the form of lamps with the appropriate filters, LEDs, or lasers. CCD sensors are less
sensitive to IR than visible light, but IR can significantly increase the total illumination level,
leading to a much better image at low light levels.
IP 66
The IP code (Ingress Protection) indicates the degree of protection provided by enclosures for
electrical equipment. The first number indicates protection of internal equipment against the
ingress of solid foreign objects. The second number indicates protection of internal
equipment against harmful ingress of water. Higher digits refer to higher levels of protection.
See also NEMA rating.
IP Address
The address of a device attached to an IP network. Each device on an IP network must use a
unique address. Every IP data packet contains a source address (sender) and a destination
address (recipient). Each IP address consists of 32-bits that are arranged into four 8-bit
“octets” (x.x.x.x). IP addresses range from 0.0.0.0 to 255.255.255.255.
IPS (Images Per Second)
A measurement of the rate that pictures are displayed to create a video stream. A rate of 25
IPS (PAL) or 30 IPS (NTSC) is generally considered to be full motion video.
IRE (Institute of Radio Engineers)
A measurement of video amplitude that divides the area from the bottom of sync to peak
white level into 140 equal units. 140 IRE equals 1V peak to peak. The range of active video is
100 IRE.
L
Lux
The International (SI) unit of measurement of the intensity of light. It is equal to the
illumination of a surface one meter away from a single candle.
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MJPEG
Motion JPEG is a digital video encoding standard where each video frame is separately
compressed into a JPEG image.
Modal Dispersion (or Intermodal Dispersion)
A broadening of a waveform over long distances. Modal dispersion occurs in multimode fibers,
because light is bounced down different reflective paths (e.g. modes) in the fiber. As the
distance increases, the path (mode) begins to spread and the arrival time for the different
light rays begins to vary. A large variance (dispersion) increases the chance that the optical
receiver may interpret the incoming signals incorrectly. Modal dispersion is a major problem
with multimode fibers.
MPEG-4
A digital video encoding and compression standard that uses interframe encoding to
significantly reduce the size of the video stream being transmitted. With interframe coding, a
video sequence is made up of keyframes that contain the entire image. In between the
keyframes are delta frames, which are encoded with only the incremental differences. This
often provides substantial compression because in many motion sequences, only a small
percentage of the pixels are actually different from one frame to another.
Multimode Fiber
An optical fiber with a larger core (typically 50 or 62.5 microns) than singlemode fiber. The
core can be made of plastic or glass fibers and it is the most commonly used fiber for short
distances such as LANs. The name multimode comes from the fact that light rays travel down
multiple reflective paths (modes) within the fiber. This allows light to enter the core at
different angles, making it easier to connect to broader light sources such as LEDs (light
emitting diodes). Fiber optic interfaces and multimode fiber-based transmission systems are
less expensive than those based on singlemode fiber. However, the use of multiple reflective
paths (modes) increases modal dispersion (see Modal Dispersion) and shortens the distances
that this type of fiber optic transmission system can span.
Multi-Protocol
A protocol is a convention or standard that controls or enables the connection,
communication, and data transfer between two devices. In PTZ cameras such as the
AutoDome, protocol refers to the standard used to control the pan, tilt, and zoom (PTZ)
operation of the camera. Since each dome camera manufacturer’s PTZ protocols are unique,
multi-protocol support is needed to support third party dome systems. AutoDome cameras
support the Pelco “D” and “P” protocols and well as Bosch’s own biphase protocol (See
Biphase).
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N
NEMA (National Electrical Manufacturers Association) Rating
Specification standards in reference to the operating environment for a variety of electrical
devices.
NightSense
A method of boosting the sensitivity of high-resolution Bosch color cameras by 9db (a factor
of 3) by combining the signal of the color image in a single monochrome picture.
NPT (National Pipe Thread)
A U.S. standard for tapered threads. NPT sizes measure the nominal inside diameter of the
pipe. NPT threads form a seal as the threads compress against each other.
O
OSD (On-Screen Display)
Menus are shown on the display monitor.
P
Pan
Camera movement in the horizontal direction.
Pixel
The smallest addressable unit on a display screen or bitmapped image.
Pre-Position
A pre-selected and stored combination of pan, tilt and zoom positions that allow a set view to
be recalled. Also known as Preset Shot.
Preset Tour
A sequence of preset shots combined to provide a pre-programmed tour of the area covered
by an AutoDome camera.
Pressurized Dry Nitrogen Housing
A housing for outdoor applications that protects against smog, humidity, dirt and dust.
Privacy Masking
The ability to mask out a specific area to prevent it being viewed.
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Region of Interest
The defining of a specific area within a field of view to be used by the motion detection
algorithm to only look for motion within this region.
Resolution
The measure of the fine detail that can be seen in an image. For analog systems this is
typically measured in Television Lines or TVL. The higher the TVL rating, the higher the
resolution.
RS232/485
A communication interface for third party control and firmware upgrades to the AutoDome
products.
Rule
AutoDome’s alarm management subsystem that uses “if this, do that” rules to perform
specific actions when an event occurs.
S
Sector Blanking
The ability to blank out video in any of the 16 pan sectors.
Sensitivity
A measure of the amount of light required to provide a standard video signal. Sensitivity
values are stated in lux or foot-candles.
SensUp
Increases camera sensitivity by increasing the integration time on the CCD. This is
accomplished by integrating the signal from a number of consecutive video frames to reduce
signal noise.
Singlemode Fiber
An optical fiber with a silica (e.g. glass) core with a diameter of less than 10 microns. Used for
high-speed transmission over long distances, it provides greater bandwidth than multimode,
but its smaller core makes it more difficult to couple the light source. Singlemode fiber optic
transmission systems use more expensive laser-based light sources.
Spot Focus
Activates Auto Focus for three seconds after camera movement.
Subnet Mask
Subnetting is a method that allows one large network to be broken down into several smaller
ones. Depending on the network class (A, B, or C), some number of IP address bits are
reserved for the network address (subnet) and some for the host address. For example, Class
A addresses use 8 bits for the subnet address and 24 bits for the host portion of the address.
Class A subnet masks are denoted 255.0.0.0. Class B addresses (16 bits for both the subnet
and host address) use a 255.255.0.0 subnet mask. Class C addresses (8 bits for the subnet
and 24 bits for the host address) use a subnet mask of 255.255.255.0.
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TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol)
A communications protocol suite that provides two data transport methods. TCP is a
connection-based protocol that ensures that data arrives intact and complete. UDP is a
connectionless, best effort protocol that simply sends out packets. UDP is typically used for
streaming media, while TCP is used when error-free delivery is required.
Tilt
Camera movement in the vertical direction.
Tri-streaming
A Bosch encoding technology that generates two separate MPEG-4 video streams and one
MJPEG stream simultaneously. This advanced streaming capability enables the user to tune
live viewing and recording requirements independently to meet specific site and enterprise
requirements.
U
UTP (Unshielded Twisted Pair)
A variant of twisted pair cabling UTP cable is not surrounded by any shielding. The wires in a
twisted pair cable are twisted around each other to minimize interference from the other
twisted pairs in the cable. UTP is the primary wire type for telephone usage and the most
commonly used type of networking cable.
V
Virtual Masking
A unique Bosch technology that allows for the creation of “invisible” motion masking areas.
These invisible masks are similar to privacy zones, but only the AutoDome’s AutoTrack II and
Video Motion Detection algorithms can see them. This allows the AutoDome to ignore areas of
unwanted motion.
VMD (Video Motion Detection)
An algorithm for motion detection in which the camera compares the current image with a
reference image and counts the number of pixels (see Pixel) that have changed between the
two images. An alarm is generated when the number of pixel changes exceeds a userconfigured threshold.
X
XF-Dynamic
A highly accurate 15-bit digital signal processing technology from Bosch that extends the
dynamic range of DinionXF cameras to optimally capture the detail in both the high and low
light areas of the scene simultaneously, maximizing the information visible in the picture.
Z
Zoom
Changing the effective focal length to allow different fields of view to fill the picture area.
Zoom can be optical, where the lens is adjusted, or digital, where a portion of the view
selected is magnified electronically.
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Index
Symbols
/reset 18
A
adjusting
camera position 4
focus 5
lens 5
pan 4
tilt 4
AES 8
AGC 8
ALC
level 8
option 8
speed option 8
submenu 8
Allegiant system 6
area option 11
ATW 10
mode 10
auto black option 10
auto electronic shutter 8
auto white balance 10
auto white balance hold 10
AutoDome
IP
/reset 18
controlling 19
gateway address 16
IP address 16
Livepage 17
network settings page 17
port 16
subnet mask 16
system requirements 15
viewing live images 19
AWB hold 10
B
back light compensation submenu 11
Bilinx 6, 12
USB adapter 6
BLC option 8
BLC submenu 11
blue gain 10
Bosch MPEG ActiveX 15, 16
C
cables
coaxial 6
Ethernet 6
UTP 6
camera
ID 12, 13
string 13
submenu 13
positioning 4
setup 3
advanced 5
covert liner 3
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retention button 3
trim ring keyway 3
CCD 4
coaxial cable 6
color
burst 9
option 8
saturation 10
submenu 10
COMM
module 5
option 12
commands
/reset 18
OFF-42-ENTER 21
Configuration Manager 17
Configuration Tool for Imaging Devices 6
configuring
IP AutoDome 16
/reset 18
connection 19
data streams 19
Livepage 17
network settings 17
port 16
subnet mask 16
TCP/IP 16
UDP 16
unit IP address 16
network settings 17
Configuring the IP Camera 16
covert liner 3, 4, 5
CPU 5
CTFID 6
D
data streams 19
day/night
option 9
submenu 9
day/night option 9
defaults
option 12
submenu 13
defshut option 8
device configuration
configuring
IP AutoDome
devices 14
DiBos 6, 15
DirectX 15, 16
DIVAR 6
DNR option 10
dome bubble 5
dual streaming 14
dxsetup.exe 16
dynamic noise reduction option 10
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E
encoding
video 14
enhance option 8
enhanced submenu 10
Ethernet 6
cable 15, 18
F
files
dxsetup.exe 16
JPEG 14
M-JPEG 19
MPEG-4 14, 15
MPEGAx.exe 16
firmware 14
fixed mode 8
fixgain option 8
fixshut option 8
FL 8
flickerless 8
focal
length 5
tele 5
wide 5
lock screw 5
focus 5
image
far 5
near 5
lock screw 5
forced mode 9
G
gain option 8
gateway address 16
green gain 10
H
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M
main menu 5, 6, 7
manual mode 10
maxgain option 8
menu keys
down 6, 11
left 6, 11
menu select 6, 11, 13
right 6, 11
up 6, 11
menu select key 6, 11, 13
menus
accessing 6
install 5, 6, 8, 12
main 5, 6, 7
navigating 6
Microsoft Internet Explorer 14, 15
M-JPEG 19
M-JPEG option 19
mode
ATW 10
fixed 8
forced 9
manual 10
monochrome 9
XF-DYN 10
monitor jack 3
mono burst option 9
monochrome mode 9
MPEG-4 14, 15
stream 1 19
stream 2 19
MPEGActiveX 16
MPEGAx.exe 16
multicast 14
N
Java VM 16
JPEG 14
navigation
down key 6, 11
left key 6, 11
right key 6, 11
up key 6, 11
network settings page 17
networking
Ethernet cable 15
gateway address 16
IGMP V2 14
IP 14
address 16
port 16
subnet mask 16
TCP/IP 14
UDP 14
nightsense option 9
lens 5
mechanism 5
line lock 13
live images 19
Livepage 17, 19
OFF-42-ENTER 21
operating system
Windows 2000 15
Windows XP 15
OSD 6
horizontal adjustment 4
I
ID position option 13
IGMP V2 14
install menu 5, 6, 8, 12
IP 14
address 16, 17
unit 16
module 6, 14
IR
contrast option 9
filter 9
illumination level 9
J
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pan 4
peak average option 8
port 16
positioning
camera 4
sidewall mount 4
titled ceiling 4
priority option 9
protocol
IGMP V2 14
TCP/IP 14
UDP 14
R
red gain 10
restore all option 13
restore defaults 13
retention button 3
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video signal 3
VIDOS 14, 15
viewing live images 19
VIP XD 14, 15
VP-CFGSFT 6
VPHASE option 13
W
WB speed 10
white balance 10
option 10
X
XF-DYN
mode 10
option 10
S
SAT option 10
saturation option 10
select key 6
SensUp 9
option 8
set focus now option 12
sharpness option 10
shutgain
option 8
submenu 8
shutter option 8
sidewall mount 4
snapshots 14
software
Bosch MPEG ActiveX 16
Configuration Tool for Imaging Devices 6
DirectX 15, 16
dxsetup.exe 16
MPEGActiveX 16
MPEGAx.exe 16
Windows 2000 15
Windows XP 15
subnet mask 16
switch level 9
synchronization
option 12
submenu 13
T
TCP/IP 6, 14
tilt 4
tilt wheel 4
tilted ceiling 4
trim ring keyway 3
U
UDP 14
unit IP address 16
universal keyboard 6
USB 6
UTP cable 6
V
vertical adjustment 4
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Phone
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Fax
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Phone:
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