WIDE COLOR VIDEO
DOOR PHONE
Model No. CDV-50/50D
513-11, Sangdaewon-dong, Jungwon-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea
Int’l Business Dept. : Tel.; +82-31-7393-540~550 Fax.; +82-31-745-2133
Web site : www.commax.com
Printed In Korea/ 2008.05
• Thank you for purchasing COMMAX products.
• Please carefully read this User’s Guide (in particular, precautions for safety)
before using a product and follow instructions to use a product exactly.
• The company is not responsible for any safety accidents caused by abnormal
operation of the product.
Introduction
The model number is located on the bottom and record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Commax dealer regarding this
product.
Model No.
Serial No.
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture.
WARNING : TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT
EXPOSE THIS EQUIPMENT TO RAIN
OR MOISTURE
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION : TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO
NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE
PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE
PERSONNEL.
This symbol is intended to alert
the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage”
within the product’s enclosure
that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
This symbol is intended to alert
the user to the presence of
important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in
the literature accompanying the
appliance.
CAUTION : TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD AND
ANNOYING INTERFERENCE, USE THE
RECOMMEDED ACCESSORIES ONLY
CAUTION : TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, REFER
CHANGE OF SWITCH SETTING INSIDE
THE UNIT TO QUALFIED SERVICE
PERSONNEL
CAUTION : TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, REFERMOUNTING OF THE OPTIONAL INTERFACE BOARD TO QUALIFIED SERVICE
PERSONNEL
Ⓒ 2001 COMMAX COMPANY LIMITED
All Rights Reserved
Commax are registered and trademarks used by
commax company limited
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Important Safeguards
1. Read Instructions - All safety and 10. Damage Requiring Service - Unplug this
operating instructions should be read
equipment from the power source and
before the unit is operated.
refer servicing to qualified service
personnel under the following conditions:
2. Retain Instruction - The safety and
a. when the power supply cord or plug is
operating instructions should be retained
damaged;
for future reference.
b. if liquid has been spilled or objectes
have fallen into the unit.;
3. Heed Warnings - All warnings on the
c. if the equipment has been exposed to
equipment and in the operating instructions
rain or water;
should be adhered to.
d. if the equipment has been dropped or
otherwise damaged;
4. Follow Instruction - All operating and use
e. when the equipment exhibits a distinct
instructions should be followed.
change in performance - this indicates a
need for service.
5. Ventilation - Slots and openings in the
cabinet are provided for ventilation and to 11. Water and Moisture - Do not use this
protect it from overheating.
product near water, for example, near a
bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, or
laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a
6. Power Sources - This equipment should
be operated only from the type of power
swimming pool, and the like.
source indicated on the marking label.
12. Accessories - Do not place this product
on an unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket,
7. Grounding - This product is equipped with
a polarized alternating - current line plug.
or table. The product may fall, causing
This plug will fit into the power outlet only
serious injury to a child or adult, and
oneway. This is a safety feature.
serious damage to the appliance.
Note : Do not place this product directly on
8. Power Cord Protection - Power- supply
wood or simulated woods surfaces as
cords should be routed so that they are not
theses surfaces are easily damaged.
likely to be walked on or pinched by items
placed upon or against them; pay
particular attention to cords at plugs, 13. Object and Liquid Entry - Never push
convenience receptacles and the point
objects of any kind into this product
where cords exit from the equipment.
through openings as they may touch
dangerous voltage points or short-out parts
9. Overloading - Do not overload power
that could result in a fire or electric shock.
outlets and extension cords as this can
Never spill liquid of any kind on the
result in a risk of fire or electric shock.
product.
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Important Safeguards
14.Servicing - Do not attempt to service this 20 Lightning - For added protection for this
product before a lightning storm, or when it
product yourself as opening or removing
is left unattached and unused for long
covers may expose you to dangerous
periods of time, unplug it from the wall
voltage or other hazards. Refer all
outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable
servicing to qualified service personnel.
system. This will prevent damage to the
product due to lightning and power-line
15 Replacement Parts - When replacement
surges. Be sure is properly grounded, as
parts are require, be sure the service
defined above. If you live in an area
technician has used replacement parts
heavily prone to lightning stroms, it is
specified by the manufacturer or having
recommended that you invest in powerthe same characteristics as the original
line, telephone-line, RF cable and
part.
Actuator/Polarization surge protectors to
protect your system from possible damage.
16 Safety Check - Upon completion of
service or repairs to this product, ask the
Note to system installer: This
service technician to perform safety checks
reminder is provided to call the system
to determine that the product is in proper
installer’s attention that provides
operating condition.
guidelines for proper grounding and, in
particular, specifies that the cable
ground shall be connected to the
grounding system of the building, as
close to the point of cable entry as
practical.
17 Power Line -The system should not be
located near overheat power lines or other
electric light or power circuits, or where it
can fall into power lines or circuits.
18 Attachment - Do not use attachments not
recommended by the product 21 Protective Attachment Plug - The
product is equipped with an attachment
manufacturer as they may cause hazards.
plug having overload protection. This is
safety feature. See Instruction Manual for
19 Outdoor Cable Protection - All outdoor
replacement or resetting of protective
connections should be protected from
device. If replacement of the plug is
moisture. Internal heating can draw
required, be sure the service technician
moisture or condensation into the covering
has used a replacement plug specified by
of the unit and affect its operation.
the manufacturer that has the same
overload protection as the original plug.
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Table of Contents
Before You Begin
Introduction .................................................................................................2
Important Safeguard ....................................................................................3
Table Contents.............................................................................................5
Preparations.................................................................................................6
Location and function of controls (For Monitor) ...........................................7
Location and function of controls (For Camera)...........................................8
Operation
Operating
Operating And Function Of Control..............................................................9
1. Communication with the Doorphone Function ....................................9
2. Communication with the Interphone ...................................................9
Installation (For Monitor) ............................................................................10
Installation (For Camera) ...........................................................................11
Part List ......................................................................................................12
Troubleshooting Guide
Troubleshooting Guide...............................................................................13
Specifications
Specifications .............................................................................................14
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Preparation
On Safety
·Operate the unit on free volt AC(100~240V), 50/60Hz
· Should any solid object or liquid fall into the cabinet, unplug
the unit and have it checked by qualified personnel before
operating it any further.
· One blade of the plug (for 120V Version, only) is wider than
the other for the purpose of safety and will fit into the power
outlet only one way. If you are unable to insert the plug fully
into the outlet, contact your dealer.
On Installation
·Allow adequate air circulation to prevent internal heat buildup. Do not place the unit on surfaces (rugs, blankets, etc) or
near materials (curtains, drapreris) that may block the
ventilation slots.
·Do not install the unit near heat sources such as radiators or
air ducts or in a place subejct to direct sunlight, excessive
dust, mechanical vibration or shock.
·Keep the unit and glass away from equipment with strong
magnets, such as a microwave oven or large loudspeakers.
·Do not place any heavy object on the unit.
On Operation
·When the unit is not in use, turn off the power to conserve
energy and to extend its useful life.
On Cleaning
·Clean the cabinet away, panel and controls with a dry soft
cloth, or a soft cloth lightly moistened with a mild detergent
solution.
·Do not use any type of solvent, such as alcohol or benzine,
which might damage the finish.
On Repacking
Do not throw away the carton and packing materials. They
make an ideal container in which to transport the unit. When
shipping the unit to another location, repack it as illustrated on
the carton.
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Location And Function of Control (For Monitor)
Front View
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2
3
4
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5
6
7 8
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Side View
 L.E.D Indicator
 Monitoring Button
 Interphone Button
 Release(Open/Close) Button
 VOLume Adjust Controller
 BRightness Adjust Controller
 CONTrast Adjust Controller
 COLOR Adjust Controller
 POWER OFF/ON(Stand By)
 Handset
 Speaker
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Location And Function of Control (For Camera)
DRC-4CA
DRC-40CS
 Microphone
Press the[CALL] button on the panel to
communicate with the visitor.
 C.C.D. Camera Lens
Built-in Color 1/4”C.C.D lens
 Camera Protection Window
Prevent the scratching of the lens
 Speaker  Transmits audio
 Calling Button
Press the call button to initiate conversation
 Front Panel
Made of anodized aluminum material to prevent
corrosion
 Name Card Slot
Indicates the resident's name (and/or address)
 Screw Hole
➒ Viewing angle Adjustment
The viewing angle of the camera lens can be
adjusted manually using the adjustment knob on
the back of the camera
➓ Connection Wire Release
 Connection Terminal
Used to connect wires to the individual households
 Operation Indication Lamp
 Bracket for Wall mounting
Note: Do not make any wire connections to these
terminals or take the cover off while the unit
is plugged into a DC power source
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Operation
Communication Functions
1. Communication between the VDP and the outdoor camera
 A visitor presses the [CALL]
on the door camera.
 A chime will be heard and the LED light will flicher on the VDP.
 Pick the handset to communicate with the visitor at the door.
(The monitor will turn off automatically after 90 seconds.)
 Hang up to end the conversation.
 Press the [DOOR]
button to release the door during conversation.
2. Communication between the Video Door Phone and interphone(or camera)
 Pick up the handset and press the [CALL] ◉ button on the VDP.
A chime will be heard from the interphone. When someone picks up the interphone handset,
communication can begin.
 When the [CALL]
button is pressed on the camera while communication between the VDP and
interphone is taking place, the entrance button LED light will flicker and a chime will be heard on the
VDP and interphone handset. Also, the visitor's image will be visible for about 90 seconds during
which time the VDP, interphone and camera can communicate with one another
 Direct communication between the camera and interphone is possible. if so equipped, the door
release function can be operated.
 When the interphone handset is lifted while there is communication between the VDP and camera,
communication between the VDP and interphone can begin and a singnal will be sent to the monitor.
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Installation(For Monitor)
For Flush Box Installation
For Semi-surface on the wall Installation
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Wiring
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Monitor Standard Installation
Notice : 1. 4wires and polarity
2. Connect wires1, 2, 3, 4 from the camera to the monitor in the same order
3. The power must be turned off before connecting the monitor and camera.
Caution : 1. Use the coaxial cable to prevent electric schcok.
2. Do not short lines outside and inside lines
3. Connect that monitor and camera, monitor power ON/OFF level is OFF level
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Installation (For Camera)
For Flush Box Installation
For Semi-surface on the wall Installation
Camera Standard Installation(For Height/Up/Down/Horizontal Angular)
Notice : If you have questions connection the wires for installation following up, Contact to seller or
qualified service personnel before operating.
Procaution before Installation
•Do not Aim The Camera At The Sun
Do not aim the camera at the sun or point it at the sun even if you are not shooting.
•Do not Shoot Intense Light
Framing intense light such as a spotlight may cause bloom or smear.
•Never Touch Internal Parts
Do not touch the internal parts of the camera other than that parts specified. Otherwise, the camera
may malfunction.
•Check The Ambient Temperature And Humidity
Avoid using the camera where the temperature is hotter or colder than specified. Otherwise, the quality
of images may deteriorate or internal parts may be affected. Special care is required to use the camera
at high temperature and humidity.
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Part List
Monitor ...................................................................................................................................................1unit
Hand set.................................................................................................................................................1unit
Bracket for Monitor.................................................................................................................................1unit
Connect Connector(4P) .........................................................................................................................2unit
Fixed screw for monitor..........................................................................................................................1unit
Fixed screw for monitor bracket .............................................................................................................2unit
Manual ...................................................................................................................................................1unit
For DRC-4CA
Camera ....................................................................................................................................1unit
Camera Flush Box ...................................................................................................................1unit
Camera Screw .........................................................................................................................2unit
Hexagon Lench........................................................................................................................1unit
For DRC-40CS
Camera ....................................................................................................................................1unit
Camera Bracket .......................................................................................................................1unit
Camera Fixed Screw ...............................................................................................................1unit
Fixed Screw for Camera ..........................................................................................................2unit
A Type Camera
(DRC-4CA)
B Type Camera
(DRC-40CS)
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Troubleshooting
Symptom
Possible Cause And Corrections
Power
The unit does not turn on.
- The power cord is not disconnected.
- Check the AC outlet for power
Power But No
Picture
Good Sound
No picture, good sound
- Make sure that there is nothing blocking
the lens of the camera.
No Audio or Video
No Audio and Video
- Make sure that check the camera cabinet
is plugged into the monitor and camera.
Good Sound,
Poor Picture
- Make sure that COLOR, CONT, BRT is
adjusted property
Dotted Lines Or
Strips
- Check for excessive local interference.(e.g
cars, neon signs, hair dryers etc).
No Audio
- Make sure that the volume control is set to
an audible level.
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Specifications
Camera for DRC-4CA/40CS
Monitor for CDV-50
Power Source
Picture Tube
Power Consumption
Operating
Normal
Transmitted Method
AC 100 ~ 240V,
5” Color TFT-LCD
23 Watts
5.5 Watts
Door : 4 wires
(Polarity)
Communication Method
Synchronous
Calling Sound
Commax Chime
Video Receiving Time
90±20 Seconds
Communication Distance
For 0.65mm Cable
50m
Operating Temperature
0。C~ +40。C
Operating Humidity
Less than 90%
Dimensions(W/H/D)mm 283/137/50
Weight (kg)
2.5
Flush Mount Type
Mount (DRC-4CA)
4 Wires (Polarity)
Wiring
DC 13V (Power
Power Source
from monitor)
Communication Method Synchronous
Communication
1/4” Color
Pick-Up Device
CCD Camera
Scanning Frequency Horizontal
:15.75KHz
Vertical : 60Hz
Angular Field of Lens Horizontal : 68。
Vertical : 55。
Angular Field of Adjust Up : 12.5。
Down : 12.5。
Minimum lllumination 3.0 Lux
Operating Temperature -10。C ~+40。C
Less than 90%
Operating Humidity
Dimensions(W/H/D)mm 123/185/45
(DRC-4CA)
98/142/37
(DRC-40CS)
Camera available - optional
Notice:
Monitor for CDV-50D
Voltage Adaptability
Power Consumption
Mounting Type
DC 18V
1A
Maximum 1.5W
Stand by 15W
External design, Features, functions and specifications can be changed without any prior notice., for
promoting the quality of the product.
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