Be sure to read "Precautions" before installation. It is recommended to read them while referring the
operating instructions of the camera together.
Ceiling Mount Bracket
Operating Instructions
Model No.
1. Make a hole of 160 mm {6.29"} diameter using a specialized tool, etc.
When it is impossible to make a precise hole
since no specialized tool is at hand or when
it is impossible to use it because of the location, trace the hole shape using the provided template.
ø16 .29"}
• Make a hole precisely. When the opened
hole is bigger or deformed too much, the
ceiling mount bracket cannot be stuck on
the ceiling board securely.
2. Position two of the spring hooks of the camera as shown in the illustration below.
When the ceiling mount bracket is installed after positioning them in the opposite side, they may
become hard to pull out.
Before attempting to connect or operate this product,
please read these instructions carefully and save this manual for future use.
The model number is abbreviated in some descriptions in this manual.
Printed in Japan
Main body
Move the hook head downward.
Spring hook
This ceiling embedded bracket is exclusively designed to mount the Camera, WV-CF284 or WVCF294, on a ceiling. This ceiling mount bracket is the embedding type so that the camera body will
be dwarfed. This bracket is an embedded type to reduce the exposed portion of the camera body.
3. Fix the ceiling mount bracket onto the ceiling board.
Loosen the clamping screws until the length between the clamp plates becomes wider that the
thickness of the ceiling board, and then clamp the ceiling board by tightening the clamping
Triangle mark
Main body
* The "Panasonic" logo on the camera should
be located on the side of this triangle mark.
• Refer installation work to the dealer.
Installation work requires technique and experiences. Failure to observe this may cause fire,
electric shock, injury, or damage to the product.
• Be sure to consult the dealer.
Clamp plates
* Clamping screw
* Tightening torque: 0.61 N·m {6.0 kgf·cm}
• Use only the specified camera.
Failure to observe this may cause a fall of an inappropriate camera resulting in injury or accidents.
• Mount WV-CF284 or WV-CF294 on this bracket exclusively.
• Select an installation area that can support the total weight.
If a selected area is too weak to support the total weight, a fall of the product may occur resulting
in injury.
• Installation work shall be started after sufficient reinforcement.
• Avoid installing this bracket in the locations where salt damage occurs or corrosive gas is
Otherwise, the mounting portions will deteriorate and accidents such as a fall of the camera may
• The screws and fixation mechanisms shall be tightened securely.
Failure to observe this may cause a fall of the camera resulting in injury.
Clamp the
ceiling board.
Maximum thickness of the
ceiling board is 30 mm {1.18"}
for installation.
• When the ceiling board is the plasterboard, make sure that no crack was made on the ceiling
board by clamping.
4. Connect the video cable and the power cord to the camera.
Refer to the operating instructions of the camera.
5. Fix the camera using four fixing screws
Main body
• Periodic inspections shall be conducted.
Rust on the metal parts or screws may cause a fall of the product resulting in injury.
• Consult the dealer for the inspections.
• Do not rub the edges of metal parts with your hand.
Failure to observe this may cause injury.
• Make sure that the installation area is strong enough to hold the total weight of the camera
assembly (approx. 0.8 kg {1.76 lbs.}) before installation.
• The ceiling mount bracket can be installed only when there is a space whose height is 80 mm or
more above a ceiling board.
• The ceiling mount bracket can be installed on a ceiling board whose thickness is 30 mm or less.
• The camera and the ceiling mount bracket should be fixed using the provided fixing screws, and
make sure that the both of them are fixed firmly.
• When the ceiling mount bracket is not necessary anymore, remove from the ceiling.
• Avoid installing in the following locations.
• Locations where it may get wet from rain or water splash (not only outdoor)
• Locations where a chemical agent is used such as a swimming pool
• Locations subject to steam and oil smoke such as a kitchen
• Locations where radiation or x-ray emissions are produced
• Locations where it may be damaged by briny air such as seashores
• Locations where the temperature is not within –10 °C to +50 °C {14 °F to 122 °F}.
• Locations subject to vibrations (This product is not designed for on-vehicle use.)
• Locations where the temperature may rapidly change such as the peripheral areas of the air
outlets of air conditioners or doors facing outside. (In case of installing the camera in such
locations, the dome cover may become foggy or condensation may be caused on the cover.)
• The screws and bolts must be tightened with an appropriate tightening torque according to the
material and strength of the installation area. After tightening the screws or bolts, perform visual
check to ensure tightening is enough and there is no backlash.
6. Attach the dome cover to the camera and
adjust the angular field of view.
(Refer to the operating instructions of the
q Adjust the angular field of view and the
w Attach the dome cover to the camera.
e Fix the dome cover using the dome
cover fixing screw.
Dome cover
Fixing screw
(standard accessory)
Tightening torque:
1.6 N·m {16 kgf·cm}
Dome cover fixing screw
(provided with the camera)
(To be continued reverse page)
Installations (continued)
7. According to your need, set the auto focus adjustment.
Auto focus adjustment becomes available by pushing the AF switch when the model in use is the
WV-CF294 series.
Ambient temperature:
–10 °C to +50 °C {14°F - 122°F}
ø186 mm {7.31"} embedding depth of 60 mm {2.36"}
Approx. 280 g {0.62 lbs.}
Push the AF switch with the
provided AF switch push tool.
When the model in use is the WV-CF294
series, do the following to use the auto focus
Refer to the operating instructions of the
camera for further information.
"LOCK" position
Auto focus adjustment becomes available
by pushing the AF switch with the provided
AF switch push tool even after mounting the
dome cover. In such a case, the direction of
the camera and the presence of the object
should be checked beforehand because
visual check is not available on the monitor.
AF switch
push tool
Standard Accessories
Operating instructions (this document)................ 1 pc.
AF switch push tool ............................................. 1 pc.
The following are for installation.
Fixing screw (M4 x 8) ........................................... 6 pcs. (incl. 2 spare screws)
Template (for tracing the hole shape) .................. 1 sheet
8. Attach the cover.
Pull out both the spring hooks and attach the hooks to the cover. Make sure that the cover is
attached to the ceiling with no space between them.
Spring hook (x2)
* Match the "Panasonic" logos on the cover
and on the main body of the camera.
For U.S. and Canadian fields:
Panasonic System Networks Company
of America,
Unit of Panasonic Corporation
of North America
For customer support, call 1.800.528.6747
Three Panasonic Way, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 U.S.A.
Panasonic Canada Inc.
5770 Ambler Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, L4W 2T3 Canada
© Panasonic System Networks Co., Ltd. 2010
For European and other fields:
Importer's name and address to follow EU rules:
Panasonic Testing Centre
Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH
Winsbergring 15, 22525 Hamburg F.R.Germany