User Manual - PSA Products

Yes727
Outdoor Mega-pixel
IP Network Camera
User Manual
Date: 2015/3/9
Outdoor Mega-pixel IP Camera
Table of Contents
LIST OF FIGURES AND TABLES ...................................................................................................... 4
1.
INTRODUCTION .......................................................................................................................... 6
2.
HARDWARE DESCRIPTION AND QUICK INSTALLATION/USAGE ................................ 8
3.
4.
5.
2.1.
MAJOR HARDWARE COMPONENTS. ......................................................................... 8
2.2.
QUICK INSTALLATION AND USAGE.......................................................................... 10
2.3.
WIRELESS CONNECTION (IF ROUTER/AP HAS WPS BUTTON) ....................... 15
2.4.
WIRELESS CONNECTION (IF WPS NOT SUPPORTED ON ROUTER/AP) ........ 15
2.5.
PUSH NOTIFICATION ..................................................................................................... 16
WEB CONFIGURATIONS ........................................................................................................ 18
3.1.
INFORMATION ................................................................................................................. 19
3.2.
NETWORK ........................................................................................................................ 20
3.3.
WIFI SECURITY ............................................................................................................... 22
3.4.
ADVANCED NETWORK ................................................................................................. 25
3.5.
VIDEO SETTINGS ........................................................................................................... 26
3.6.
MOBILE VIDEO SETTINGS ........................................................................................... 28
3.7.
NIGHT MODE CONTROL............................................................................................... 29
3.8.
EMAIL/FTP ALARM ......................................................................................................... 30
3.9.
NAS SETTINGS ............................................................................................................... 33
3.10.
CLOUD STORAGE SETTINGS ..................................................................................... 35
3.11.
SD-CARD SETTINGS...................................................................................................... 37
3.12.
SCHEDULING................................................................................................................... 39
3.13.
LED DISPLAY CONTROL .............................................................................................. 41
3.14.
DATE/TIME ........................................................................................................................ 42
3.15.
ADMIN ................................................................................................................................ 43
3.16.
UPGRADE ......................................................................................................................... 44
3.17.
REBOOT ............................................................................................................................ 46
3.18.
SET TO FACTORY DEFAULT........................................................................................ 47
FEATURES AND SPECIFICATIONS...................................................................................... 48
4.1.
FEATURES ........................................................................................................................ 48
4.2.
SPECIFICATIONS ........................................................................................................... 49
PACKAGE CONTENTS ............................................................................................................ 51
APPENDIX A. LIST OF TESTED NAT/ROUTER DEVICES ........................................................ 52
APPENDIX B. MAXIMUM ALLOWED VIDEO USERS ................................................................. 53
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APPENDIX C. PERFORMANCE INFORMATION ......................................................................... 54
APPENDIX D. TROUBLE SHOOTING ............................................................................................ 55
APPENDIX F. SNAPSHOT PICTURE ON ANY BROWSER........................................................ 58
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List of Figures and Tables
Figure 2-1: Major Components in The Front Panel
Figure 2-2: Major Components in The Back Panel
Figure 2-3: Mounting The Camera on Wall or Ceiling
Figure 2-4: IP CAM Connection Diagram.
Figure 2-5: Connect Ethernet Cable to A Switch/Router.
Figure 2-6: The Installation CD Disk
Figure 2-7: The ID/Password Card
Figure 2-8: Running Window of YesCam View Program
Figure 2-9: Pop-up Play-Video Password Window
Figure 2-10: Unplug The Ethernet Cable to Enable The WiFi Function
Figure 3-1: Open The Web Configuration Page from YesCam View Software
Figure 3-2: IP CAM Web Configuration Login Page
Figure 3-3: IP CAM Information Page
Figure 3-4: Video Display Page
Figure 3-5: Network Settings Page for DHCP Function
Figure 3-6: Network Settings Page for Fixed IP Address
Figure 3-7: WiFi Security Disabled Page
Figure 3-8: WiFi Security Enabled Page
Figure 3-9: WiFi Testing Page
Figure 3-10: Advanced Network Settings Page
Figure 3-11: Video Settings Page
Figure 3-12: Mobile Video Settings Page
Figure 3-13: Night Mode Control Page.
Figure 3-14: Email/FTP Alarm Page
Figure 3-15: SMTP Server Settings Page
Figure 3-16: NAS Storage Settings Page
Figure 3-17: Cloud Storage Settings Page
Figure 3-18: Cloud Storage Logged in Page
Figure 3-19: SD-Card Settings Page
Figure 3-20: SD-Card Information Page
Figure 3-21: Schedule Management Page
Figure 3-22: Led Control Settings Page
Figure 3-23: System Date/Time Settings Page
Figure 3-24: Admin Settings Page
Figure 3-25: Firmware Upgrade Settings Page
Figure 3-26: Firmware Upgrade Status Page
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Figure 3-27: System Reboot Settings Page
Figure 3-28: System Reboot Under-Going Page
Figure 3-29: Stick on The Reset Button to Set to The Factory Default
Figure 5-1: The IP Camera Body
Figure 5-2: Power Adaptor
Figure 5-3: Quick Installation Guide
Figure 5-4: Warranty Card
Figure 5-5: Installation CD
Figure 5-6: ID/Password Card
Figure 5-7: Ethernet Cable
Figure 5-8: Anchors and Screws
Figure 5-9: Splitter Cable
Figure 5-10: RJ45 Coupler
Table A-1: List of Tested Wireless AP/Router Devices
Table A-2: List of Tested Wired NAT/Router Devices
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1. Introduction
The IP Camera is designed for all day video surveillance on your iPhone/iPad
and Android mobiles/pads. The setup is truly 1-2-3 :
1. Connect the camera to the network
2. Download the app mYesCam View into your iPhone/iPad or Android
3. View video by the camera ID/password
The camera is for outdoor usage, with the IP66 rated housing, the camera is
totally dust and rain proof and suitable for operation under poor weather condition.
With the 24V power adapter and splitter cable, the camera can be powered through
Ethernet cable for up to 50 meters. No PoE switch is needed.
The push notification is supported, so that you will get the notification from your
iPhone/iPad and Android once there is an event detected through the motion
detection or sound detection on the camera, even when your mobile is on sleep
mode.
The SD card recording is supported, and you could playback the recorded video
on your iPhone/iPad and Android. You could also do the SD card recording only when
there is motion or sound detection to save the SD card storage size. The motion and
sound detected recording has a 5 seconds pre-recording, so that you will always
catch the critical moment.
The NAS and cloud storage is supported. You can record the video files
into any normal NAS devices or to your Dropbox account. And you can
playback those recorded video files remotely on your mobile devices or
computers.
For day & night usage, there are two video sensors/lenses on the camera, one for
day and one for night. The day lens and night lens focus are separately focused for
day light and Infra Red light for best video quality. No ICR, no mechanical problem.
The WPS(WiFi Protected Setup) is supported. You could set up the WiFi
connection of the camera with the router by clicking the WPS button on the camera
and on the router at the same time. No more complicated WiFi configuration.
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The IP camera is ideal for securing small businesses, home offices and
residences. The IP Camera is a perfect replacement of the alarm system and
traditional analog CCTV camera in your house and shop..
The differences
It’s very easy to see the video of the IP Camera, you only need to key in the
ID/Password of the IP CAM any where in the world, you do not need to remember the
IP address or domain name or DDNS name or port number. And you do not need to
modify the settings(like port mapping, fixed IP, DDNS, virtual server) of the NAT/router
devices, it’s just a plug & play usage.
So, the differences are the followings:
♦ Public IP address needed ?
No
♦ Dynamic DNS needed ?
No
♦ Port mapping in router?
No
♦ Virtual server in router ?
No
♦ UPnP support in router ?
No
♦ What’s needed ?
ID and Password
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2. Hardware description and quick installation/usage
The IP CAM is designed to be very easy to install and use. First, let’s see the
major components of the IP CAM products.
2.1. Major hardware components.
The major components on the front panel of the IP CAM products are the
followings :
1. Lens – the lens is inside the camera body and the focus of the lens is fixed, you do
not need to spend time to adjust the focus, the effective focus range is from 30cm
to infinity. There are two lens for day and night usage separately.
2. IR LED – there are three IR LEDs for the night mode usage.
3. Status indication LED (red) – this LED is to indicate the Internet connection status.
When the Internet connection is connected, the LED will be constant red light. If
there is any Internet connection problem, the LED will be blinking red light.
4. Ethernet indication LED (blue) – this LED is to indicate if the Ethernet link is ok
and packet traffic is sending/receiving. When the Ethernet cable is connected, the
LED is constant blue light. When there is packet sending/receiving, the LED is
blinking blue light.
5. SD card LED – for the indication of the SD card activity (recording ).
6. Light detector – for switching between day time and night time automatically.
Figure 2-1: Major components in the front panel
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The major components on the back panel and bottom of the IP CAM products are the
followings:
1. Power and Ethernet jack – use the accompanied splitter cable to connect to power
adapter and Ethernet network. You could also extend the cable by using the
accompanied RJ45 coupler as shown in Fig.2-3. The power needed for this IP
CAM is 12V/1.0A, please make sure you are using the correct power adaptor.
When the Ethernet link is ok, the Ethernet indication LED on the front side will be
blue light.
2. Microphone – for receiving the audio/voice. Effective distance is about 5 meters.
3. Micro-SD card slot – for inserting the micro SD-Card. (support up to 32G bytes)
4. WPS button – for the setup of the WiFi connection with WPS function.
5. Reset button – this is the button to reset the IP CAM to default factory settings.
You need to use a small stick like pencil or tooth stick to press the reset button for
more than 3 seconds to enable the reset function. Usually when you forgot the
administrator account, you will probably need to do this reset action to reset to the
default factory settings. Please refer to section 3.19 for more details.
Figure 2-2: Major components in the back panel
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Figure 2-3: Mounting the camera on wall or ceiling
2.2. Quick installation and usage
There are only three things that you need to do to see the video from the IP CAM.
1. Connect the IP CAM to the home/office network.
2. Install the YesCam View/app software on the notebook/PC/mobiles.
3. Key in the ID/password of the IP CAM(from the ID/Password card) on the YesCam
View, and then you can see the video.
First, Connect the IP CAM to the home/office network
Please connect the IP CAM accessaries to the IP CAM body correctly, including the
power adapter and Ethernet cable, as shown in Figure 2-4. And connect the other end
of the Ethernet cable to the home network or office network. Usually, this Ethernet
cable is plugged into a home NAT/router device or an Ethernet switch if in the office,
as shown in Figure 2-5. Since the default settings of the IP CAM use DHCP function
and very often there is a DHCP server on most of the Home/office network, the IP
CAM should be connected to the Internet immediately. The Internet status LED is
constant red light to indicate this good connection status. If the LED is blinking, please
refer to section 3.3~3.5 to try other network settings.
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Figure 2-4: IP CAM connection diagram.
Figure 2-5: Connect Ethernet cable to a switch/router.
Second, Install the YesCam View/mYesCam View software on the
notebook/PC/mobiles
Please insert the installation CD into the CD-ROM drive in your notebook or personal
computer (must be running Microsoft Windows OS). Execute the program YesCam
ViewInstaller-xxx.exe on the disk. The program will pop-up some windows about the
installation options, please press the “next” button to proceed with the installation.
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After the installation is complete, there will be a YesCam View icon on the desktop of
your computer screen, please execute this icon. The YesCam View program will run
immediately.
Figure 2-6: The installation CD disk
Third, Use YesCam View program to see the video
Figure 2-8 is the running window of the YesCam View program. If the computer and IP
CAM is connected to the same network, the IP CAM ID will be displayed in the “Auto
Search” list. You can double click the “Auto Search” to search all the connected IP
CAMs any time. The only thing left right now for seeing the video is to double click the
IP CAM ID item in the “Auto Search” list. For example, if the IP CAM ID is
001-001-029, you can then double click the 001001029 item in the “Auto Search” list
to view the video. A window asking for password input will pop up. Please key-in the
password in your ID/Password card into this field and click “ok”. The video will then be
displayed on the window.
Figure 2-7: The ID/Password card
Notice 1:
1. You can modify this play-video password by entering into the web configuration
pages. Please refer to section 3.6 for more information.
2. You can also add the IP CAM into the CameraList in the YesCam View software to
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have more convenient video display, please refer to the user manual of the
YesCam View software for more functions.
Notice 2:
1. For the iPhone usage, please download “mYesCam View” from App Store
2. For the iPad usage, please download “mYesCam ViewHD” from App Store
3. For the Android mobile phone/pad usage, please download “mYesCam View”
from Android Market.
Seeing the video in a remote location
After the IP CAM is installed and you can see the video from the YesCam View
software in the local network, it’s very easy to see the video in a remote location. All
you need to do is add a camera item in the “CameraList” folder of the YesCam View
software, key in the IP CAM ID and Password(from the ID/Password card). And then
double click this camera item. You will then see the Camera video immediately. No
further NAT/router setting modifications are needed.
Figure 2-8: Running window of YesCam View program
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Figure 2-9: Pop-up play-video password window
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2.3. Wireless connection (if router/AP has WPS button)
The IP Cam(w) can be connected to the home/office network through the 802.11 n
wireless connection. If the router or AP has WPS button, then there are only three
simple steps that you need to do to have the wireless connection:
1. Unplug the Ethernet cable from the camera.
2. Click the WPS button on the router. And then click the WPS button on the camera
within one minute.
3. The yellow/blue/red led on the camera will be chasing. When the chasing stops
and blue led is on within one minute, the wireless connection is established.
2.4. Wireless connection (if WPS not supported on router/AP)
The IP CAM can also be connected to the home/office network through the
802.11 n wireless connection. There are only three things that you need to do
to have the wireless connection:
1. Set the WiFi security settings on the web configuration page.
2. Test if the WiFi settings are correct.
3. Unplug the Ethernet cable.
First, set the WiFi security settings on the web configuration page.
Make sure there is a WiFi router or AP on your home or office network. Write down the
WiFi security parameters used in this WiFi AP/router, including the SSID , security
mode, encryption protocols and the “key” values. The supported WiFi security mode
of the IP CAM is WEP(64 bits and 128 bits) and WPA-PSK(TKIP and AES). In most of
the home/office WiFi environment, this is quite enough.
The easiest way to set the WiFi settings on the IP CAM is through YesCam View
software. Right-click the searched IP CAM in the “Auto Search” list and click the “Web
Configure” to open the login window of the IP CAM. Fill in all the WiFi security
parameters you have written down. The WiFi configuration is complete now.
Please refer to section 3.4 for more detailed description if needed
.
Second, test if the WiFi settings are correct
You can now test if the above WiFi settings are correct. Click the “WiFi test” on the
“WiFi Security” settings web page. The testing result will be displayed in less than 60
seconds. If the test is failed, please check the WiFi security parameters and test
again.
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Third, unplug the Ethernet cable
If the WiFi test is successful, you can then enable the WiFi connection by unplugging
the Ethernet cable from the IP CAM. The IP CAM will detect the Ethernet cable
unplugged condition and start the WiFi connection. After the WiFi is connected, the IP
CAM will connect to the Internet immediately.
Notice :
1. Please remember that the WiFi connection will use a different IP address, you will
need to do the “Auto Search” function in the YesCam View again to find the IP
CAM again after the WiFi is connected.
2. If you want to switch back to the wired Ethernet connection, just plug in the
Ethernet cable into the IP CAM again. Do not need to disable the WiFi function on
the web pages.
Figure 2-10: Unplug the Ethernet cable to enable the WiFi function
2.5. Push notification
The IP CAM supports push notification when using the iPhone/iPad or Android
devices. So that when there is alarm from motion detection or sound detection,
your mobile device will receive alarm notification. You can immediately
playback the recorded video(if SD card inserted) or do a live view.
Please download the “mYesCam View” app from App Store for iPhone.
Please download the “mYesCam ViewHD” app from App Store for iPad.
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Please download the “mYesCam View” app from Android Market for Android
devices
To enable the push notification, go to the settings page of the specific camera,
choose “alarm notification”, key in the login account( default is “admin”, no
password ), and enable the alarm condition( motion detection or sound
detection) you want. That’s all.
The mobile device will receive push notification immediately when the alarm is
triggered. If the SD card is inserted, the camera will start SD card recording
when the alarm condition is detected. And the recording will include 5 seconds
of pre-recording.
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3. Web configurations
You can login into the web configuration page by directly key-in the IP address of
the IP CAM or right-click the searched IP CAM in the “Auto Search” list of the YesCam
View software and click the “Web Configure” to open the login window of the IP CAM.
Figure 3-1: Open the web configuration page from YesCam View software
The default login account is “admin”, leave the Password field empty.
Figure 3-2: IP CAM Web configuration login page
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3.1. Information
The first page of the web configuration of the IP CAM is the information page.
You can see the model name/firmware version, IP CAM ID, registration status,
network type and current video settings( bandwidth, resolution) in this page.
The IP CAM can be viewed remotely by the YesCam View software only when
the IP CAM is registered. If this IP CAM is not registered, please check the Ethernet
wiring of your network environment. The “Network type” field displays the network
connection(wired or wireless) and method(DHCP, PPPoE or static ip) the IP CAM is
running. The “Video users” field displays the number of connected video viewing
users.
Figure 3-3: IP CAM Information page
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3.2. Network
The Network page allows you to modify the network settings of the wired
Ethernet. The default settings use DHCP to obtain an IP address automatically. In
most of the home and office network environment, there is a DHCP server running. In
this situation, by using this default settings, the IP CAM can work immediately in most
of the time.
If the Ethernet cable is unplugged, the IP CAM will lose connection. But as soon
as the Ethernet cable is plugged in again, the IP CAM will obtain a new IP address
immediately.
Figure 3-5: Network settings page for DHCP function
If the network environment does not support DHCP function, you will need to set the
network settings of the IP CAM manually. Please fill all the fields including “IP
address”, “Subnet mask”, “Default gateway” and “DNS server” to let the network work.
All these settings must be correct for your network environment, otherwise the IP
CAM can not work.
The default setting is “Obtain an IP address automatically”.
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Figure 3-6: Network settings page for fixed IP address
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3.3. WiFi security
You can use the wireless to connect the IP CAM to the network. If your network
environment has a 802.11 n router or AP running, you can check the “Enable WiFi
function” button to use the wireless.
Figure 3-7: WiFi security disabled page
In order to use the wireless network, you need to fill the following fields:
1.
SSID – this is the ID of the wireless router or AP of your wireless network
environment, must be set correctly.
2.
Security mode – this is the security mode used in the wireless router or AP. Need
to choose one of the three modes – None, WEP and WPA-PSK.
WEP : Wireless Encryption Protocol.
WPA : WiFi Protected Access.
PSK : Pre-Shared Key.
TKIP : Temporal Key Integrity Protocol.
AES : Advanced Encryption Standard.
3.
WEP mode – when the WEP mode is chosen, you need also choose between
64-bit(5 char), 64-bit(10 hex), 128-bit(13 char) and 128-bit(26 hex) encryption
mode, and then fill the WEP key correctly.
4.
WPA-PSK mode - when the WPA-PSK mode is chosen, you need also choose
between TKIP and AES encryption mode, and then fill the WPA-PSK key correctly.
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WPA2-PSK is also supported. But WPA Enterprise or WPA2 Enterprise is not
supported.
All the fields in this page must be filled correctly with the same settings the wireless
router or AP using.
Figure 3-8: WiFi security enabled page
You can click the “WiFi test” button to check if the IP CAM can connect to the
wireless network for these settings. You will need to unplug the Ethernet cable to
enable the wireless connection after the “WiFi test” is successful.
You can click the “WiFi scan” button to scan for all the available access points
nearby.
If you want to define fixed IP address when using WiFi connection, please press the
“IP address” button and key in your preferred IP address.
After the setting and “Save&Apply”, do not need to restart the IP CAM to let the WiFi
work, only need to unplug the Ethernet cable.
The default setting is “Disable WiFi Function”.
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Figure 3-9: WiFi testing page
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3.4. Advanced Network
In some special situation, your network environment only provides PPPoE
connection(ADSL service), there is no NAT/router available. You will then need to set
the PPPoE settings in the “Advanced Network” page. Only the PPPoE username and
password are needed to let PPPoE work. After the “Save&Apply” button is pressed,
the PPPoE function will work immediately. You can check the “Registration status” in
the “Information” page to see if the IP CAM is registered using the PPPoE connection.
Please be noticed that the DHCP or static IP settings in the “Network” page can
work together with the PPPoE connection. Only that the PPPoE has higher priority, so,
if the PPPoE is working, the IP CAM will use PPPoE to connect to the Internet.
The default setting is “Disable PPPoE”.
Figure 3-10: Advanced network settings page
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3.5. Video Settings
The IP CAM is designed to provide high quality video for viewing from YesCam
View software. In this page, you cam modify some settings related to the video
viewing:
1. Password(play video) – this is the password needed for viewing the video from the
YesCam View software. Together with the IP CAM ID, you can view the video of
this IP CAM anywhere in the world through the Internet.
2. Internet speed – this is the Internet bandwidth of your network environment.
Higher value will generate higher video quality. But if your internet connection can
not provide more bandwidth than the specified value, the video quality could
degrade. So, please key in a value that is lower than your internet bandwidth.
3. Select resolution & frame rate automatically – you can let the system select the
suitable video resolution and frame rate automatically for you. The selection is
based on the “Internet speed” value. This is the recommended default setting.
4. Resolution – there are four choices : 320x240, 640x480, 1024x768 and 1280x800.
If you decided to choose the value manually, you can choose one of the four
values. But, please be noticed that if the Internet speed is slow(low value), high
resolution(1280x800) or frame rate could cause very bad video quality.
5. Frame rate – the video frame display rate. Higher value means faster movement
and continuity in the video display.
6. Favor/Preference – choose between “Video motion”, “Image quality”, “better
quality” and “best quality”. When the real bandwidth is not enough for the selected
“Internet speed”, the system will need to degrade the video motion or image
quality. This selection will decide if the user want to maintain the “video motion” or
“image quality” when the internet speed is not good enough.
7. Brightness – the brightness of the video, lower value means darker display.
8. Sharpness – the sharpness of the video, higher value means sharper video.
9. Low light sensitivity – The low light sensitivity could be normal, high or very high.
When the low light sensitivity is high, the system could see better video clearance
under low light situation, but the moving object will not be very clear under this low
light environment. Under very dark environment, set to “very high” will get better
video clearance. The default value of this setting is “high”.
10. Video color – choose between “colored” and “black&white”.
11. Video flip – can do “normal” or “flip” video display, this is needed if the ip camera is
hung on the ceiling or wall.
12. Outdoor/Indoor video – for better video display quality, modify this setting when
taking indoor or outdoor video. The default setting is “Outdoor video”, in most
cases, this is also ok for indoor usage. Under some special cases, there could be
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some strip lines on the video display when the IP camera is taking indoor video. In
this situation, change the setting to “Indoor video” will solve the problem. Please
also be noticed that in “Indoor video” setting, the video display of outdoor view is
very vague. For indoor usage, if there is strong sun light into the room, please
select the “Indoor+sun light” choice.
13. Enable/disable audio microphone – you can enable or disable the audio
microphone on the IP CAM. If disable, there will be no voice on the YesCam View
video viewing.
14. Enable/disable time display on video – if enabled, the date/time of the system will
be displayed on the left-upper corner of the video.
When this modification is “Save&Apply”ed, it works immediately, but all the
connected video viewing users will be disconnected.
Figure 3-11: Video settings page
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3.6. Mobile Video settings
The IP CAM is able to be viewed from a 3G mobile phone, please download
“mYesCam View”/”mYesCam ViewHD” software from App Store for iPhone/iPad and
“mYesCam View” from Android Market for Android Mobiles and pads..
The video frame rate, resolution and bandwidth for 3G mobile access could be
set independently from the video settings for YesCam View(PC) access. The
maximum allowed resolution is 1280x800 and maximum allowed bandwidth is 2M
bps.
Figure 3-12: Mobile video settings page
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3.7. Night mode control
The IP Cam is able to work both in day time and night time. There is an IR LED
that can let the IP camera see the objects in the night time. This night mode control
page is to control when the time the IR LED will be on. There are three ways to control
the night mode( IR LED ) :
1.
Number of IR LEDs : adjustable from 1 to 3, to control the night mode
distance.
2.
Automatic day and night mode switch : the IP cam will automatically turn
on the IR LED when the night time is arrived or the environment is
becoming dark. There is a light sensor on the IP cam that is doing this
light detection.
3.
Scheduled time of night mode : the IP Cam can also be scheduled to turn
on the IR LED in a time range of each day.
4.
Manual night mode control : the IP Cam can be manually forced to night
mode( IR LED on ) or day mode( IR LED off ).
In order to get better video color display during day time and night time, there are
two video sensors and two lens on the IP Cam for day and night separately. This
make sure the video color quality is excellent compared to other IP camera.
Figure 3-13: Night mode control page.
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3.8. Email/ftp alarm
The IP Camera provides the Email/ftp function, you can enable or schedule the
Email/ftp ability in this page, the IP Camera will then send out an email with a jpeg
picture attached in the email and/or send out the jpeg picture file to a ftp server. The
related settings are explained below:
1. Email/FTP trigger – choose between “motion”, “D/I”, “schedule” and “disable”
A.
If “motion” is selected, it means that when there is a motion detected, the
system will send out the email and/or ftp with the captured video snapshot.
B.
If “schedule” is selected, it means that the email/ftp alarm detection and
triggering will be scheduled by the “scheduling” in section 3.12.
C.
“disable” will disable the email/ftp alarm.
2. Motion sensitivity – there are 10 possible choices in this field.
“High” means high sensitivity, i.e., the motion detection is triggered by a very
small movement in the video image. If “High” is selected and the size of the
moving object is larger than about 1% of the whole video area, it is detected.
Please be noticed that the real size of the object could be large or small, anyway,
the detection is only based on the relative size of the object. Probably a small
pencil moving near the IP Camera could be detected, but a moving car far away
from the IP Camera could not be detected.
“Low” means low sensitivity, i.e., the motion detection is triggered by a very large
movement. If the size of the moving object is larger than about 10% of the whole
video area, it is detected. “Median” means 3% to trigger the detection.
3. Trigger Interval – this is to control the time interval of consecutive triggering of
sending the email/ftp alarm. For example, if this value is set to 10 seconds, it
means that the system will wait at least 10 seconds for sending next email/ftp
alarm.
4. Send email message – if this item is enabled, the IP Camera will send out an
email message with the jpeg picture attached to the specified email account.
5. Email recipient#1~#3 – this is the email address to receive the detection notice
message. An email message with the jpeg picture file named by the date/time of
the triggered moment will reach this address.
6. Send FTP message – if this item is enabled, the IP Camera will send out a jpeg
picture file to the specified ftp account.
7. FTP server – this is the FTP server address to receive the jpeg file.
8. FTP username/password – this is the username/password to login into the FTP
server, so, this triggered jpeg file will be allowed to reach this FTP server.
9. Remote folder – the jpeg file will be put under this folder of the FTP server.
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When this modification is “Save&Apply”ed, it works immediately, but all the
connected video viewing users will be disconnected.
The default setting is “Disable”.
Figure 3-14: Email/FTP Alarm page
For the email message to work, a SMTP server is required. Click the “advanced”
button will display the SMTP server settings page. A default SMTP server is provided,
so that the user does not need to use a specific SMTP server. But, any way, the user
could also specify his own SMTP server.(SSL security is not supported)
1. SMTP server – this is the SMTP server that will help to transfer the email message.
This server is irrelevant to the “Email recipient” address.
2. SMTP username/password – this is the account to use the SMTP server to
transfer the email message. The SMTP server and username/password account
are only for transfer the email message to the “Email recipient”, the “Email
recipient” could be on another email server or any reachable email address. The
username and password fields could be left empty if no authentication is needed
for the SMTP server.
3. SMTP server test – after the settings are filled, you could press “SMTP server test”
to check if all the settings are correct. If the default SMTP server is choosed, it will
test the default SMTP server.
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Figure 3-15: SMTP server settings page
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3.9. NAS settings
The IP Camera provides the recording of the video files into a standard NAS
( Network Access Storage ) device. The IP camera connects to the NAS device using
the standard LMX_NS/CIFS/SSN protocols that are the same as the Microsoft
Windows network neighborhood protocols. This makes the IP camera easily record
the video files to all the standard NAS devices in the market. Since there are a lot of
different choices, including prices and scales, users can decide by themselves which
is best for their needs. By using this function, the standard NAS device is becoming a
NVR ( Network Video Recorder ) device.
Notice : the IP camera can only do NAS recording or Cloud recording at the same
time. NAS recording and cloud recording can not be enabled at the same time.
1. If the “Always Recording” is selected, the system will start to record to the NAS
storage device immediately and keep recording always. If the “Schedule
Recording” is selected, the system will do the NAS recording according to the
“scheduling” in section 3.12. “Disable Recording” will disable this NAS recording.
2. When doing the NAS recording, the system will check the free disk space of the
NAS device. If the free disk space is less than the specified number, the system
will do “Circular recording”( overwrite the oldest recorded files of this IP camera in
the NAS device ) or “Stop recording” as selected. If the “keep recorded video for
xx days” is selected, the system will do circular recording and over write the
recorded video files older than xx days ago.
3. The IP camera can connect to the NAS device by using the “NAS IP address”. If
the NAS device uses a fixed IP address( either in the local area network or in the
public internet), the IP camera can connect to it by the “NAS IP address”.
4. The “Shared folder name” is the folder in the NAS device that will record the video
files of the IP camera.
5. The “NAS access account” and “NAS access password” are the username and
password to login into the specified “Shared folder name” of the NAS device.
6. NAS Scan – use this to scan for some specific NAS devices in the same network.
Not all the NAS devices are supported for this scan function.
7. NAS Info – display the NAS storage capacity and available disk space.
8. Configure NAS(web) – click this to connect to the web configuration page of the
NAS device. Need to key in the login username/password of the NAS device.
9. Access NAS files – on the Microsoft Windows platform, click this to access the
files on the NAS devices.
In the Microsoft Windows environment, you can access to the NAS device by
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keying the URL address \\”NAS name”\”shared folder name” or \\”NAS IP
address”\”shared folder name” in the windows Internet Explorer, and then key in the
“NAS access account” and “NAS access password” to the prompted login window.
The video files are recorded under the subfolder IPCamRecordFiles/Recording/ID-ID,
where ID is the ID of this IP camera. All the recorded files are with the name of
hhmmss.crf format, where hh is the hour, mm is the minute, ss is the second of the
starting time of the recording video. The files are segmented every five minutes.
Users can use the free bundled CamPlay software to play back the video files.
Figure 3-16: NAS Storage Settings page
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3.10.
Cloud Storage Settings
The IP camera provides the recording of the video files into the Dropbox as the
cloud storage. You can use your Dropbox account to do the recording and remotely
playback the recorded video files on your mobile devices or computers.
1. If the “Always Recording” is selected, the system will start to record to the cloud
storage device immediately and keep recording always. If the “Schedule
Recording” is selected, the system will do the cloud recording according to the
“scheduling” in section 3.14. “Disable Recording” will disable this cloud recording.
2. When doing the cloud recording, the system will check the free disk space of the
cloud device. If the free disk space is less than the specified number, the system
will do “Circular recording”( overwrite the oldest recorded files in the cloud device )
or “Stop recording” as selected. If the “keep recorded video for xx days” is
selected, the system will do circular recording and over write the recorded video
files older than xx days ago.
Notice : the IP camera can only do NAS recording or Cloud recording at the same
time. NAS recording and cloud recording can not be enabled at the same time.
Figure 3-17: Cloud Storage Settings page
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Figure 3-18: Cloud Storage logged in page
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3.11.
SD-Card settings
The IP camera provides the recording of the video files into a standard Micro
SD-Card. Since this recording is directly to the SD-Card, there is no network packets
loss problem when recording to remote device through internet.
Notice : The resolution and frame rate of the recorded video is the same as that
set for the video settings.
1. If the “Always Recording” is selected, the system will start to record to the
SD-Card immediately and keep recording always. If the “Schedule Recording” is
selected, the system will do the SD-Card recording according to the “scheduling”
in section 3.12. “Disable Recording” will disable this SD-Card recording.
2. When doing the SD-Card recording, the system will check the free disk space of
the SD-Card. If the disk space is full (no free disk space), the system will do
“Circular recording”( overwrite the oldest recorded files in the SD-Card ) or “Stop
recording” as selected.
3. SD-Card status – the SD-Card inserted or removed status is displayed here.
4. SD-Card files – as shown in fig.3-14, all the recorded video files with information
including file name and recorded time are listed in this page under the directory of
each date. The recorded file could be separately downloaded or deleted on this
page.
5. Format SD Card – this is to format the SD card, all data on the SD card will be
erased.
Figure 3-19: SD-Card Settings page
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Figure 3-20: SD-Card information page
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3.12.
Scheduling
The IP camera provides the scheduling function for the motion detection
triggered email/ftp sending and/or the NAS/cloud recording with the individual
parameters set in the . “Email/ftp alarm” settings and the “NAS settings” page. Totally
12 schedule list items are allowed. There is no conflict check for the scheduling, it
means that the scheduling time could be overlapped, and the IP camera will do all the
scheduled events during the overlapped time period. For the scheduling of the
Email/ftp sending and/or NAS/cloud recording, the “Schedule” option must enabled in
the “Email/ftp alarm” settings and/or the “NAS settings”.
1. Schedule list – all the scheduling are listed in this area. Each listed item can be
modified or deleted by pressing the “Edit” or “Delete” button.
2. Email/ftp Alarm – for each scheduling, if this is selected and the “Motion triggered” ,
is enabled, the IP camera will trigger the email/ftp sending in the scheduled time
period when the video motion is detected.
3. NAS/cloud Record – for each scheduling, if this is selected, either “Continuous” or
“Motion triggered” could be enabled. For “Continuous”, it means that the IP
camera will do the video recording to the NAS/cloud device during the whole
scheduled period. For “Motion triggered”, it means that the IP camera will do the
video recording to the NAS/cloud device for 30 seconds during the scheduled
period each time when the video motion is detected. There is a five seconds
pre-recording of the triggered recording to keep the critical moment recorded.
4. SD-Card Record – for each scheduling, if this is selected, either “Continuous” or
“Motion triggered” could be enabled. For “Continuous”, it means that the IP
camera will do the video recording to the SD-Card during the whole scheduled
period. For “Motion triggered”, it means that the IP camera will do the video
recording to the SD-Card for 30 seconds during the scheduled period each time
when the video motion is detected. There is a five seconds pre-recording of the
triggered recording to keep the critical moment recorded.
5. For the scheduling period, can choose between “Every week”, “Every day” or
“Fixed time” :
A.
For “Every week”, can choose week days of the week and set the time
duration of each day.
B.
For “Every day”, can set the time duration of every day for the scheduling.
C.
For “Fixed time”, can set the starting date/time and the end date/time of the
scheduling period.
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Figure 3-21: Schedule management page
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3.13.
Led Display Control
The IP CAM provides the Led Display Control function, you can enable or disable
the led display/indication on the front panel of the IP cam device. The related settings
are explained below:
1. Normal led display – select this to enable the status led and ethernet led display.
2. Turn off led display always – select this to disable the status led and ethernet led
display.
3. Turn off led display after network connected – select this then the led will display
when the Internet connection has some problem, the led display will be off when
the Internet connection is successful.
Figure 3-22: Led Control settings page
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3.14.
Date/Time
The IP CAM can synchronize the date/time with the universally available time
server( for example stdtime.gov.tw) through NTP protocol. The date/time will then be
corrected with the time server anytime when the Internet is connected.
Users can choose the different TimeZone of their areas to display the correct
time. For some TimeZone areas, the “Daylight Saving Time” could be enabled or
disabled. When the “Daylight Saving Time” is enabled, the start and stop time of the
Daylight Saving Time could be edited.
The camera has an internal real time clock that can maintain the date/time even
when the camera is not connected to internet.
Figure 3-23: System date/time settings page
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3.15.
Admin
In this page, you can modify the web login account. With this account, you can
login to the IP CAM and do any modifications. The default account is “admin” without
password. If the login account is forgotten, you can reset the IP CAM to the factory
default settings by following the steps in section 3.19 and login with the “admin”
account.
Please be noticed that this account is different from the video play password in
the “Video settings” page.
Figure 3-24: Admin settings page
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3.16.
Upgrade
If there is some new firmware available from the supplier of this IP CAM, you can
upgrade the firmware on this page. Please ask for the correct information about FTP
server, username/password account and firmware filename from your supplier, and
then do this upgrade. A status message about the percentage done in the upgrade
procedure is displayed. Please be noticed that during the upgrade procedure, do not
power off the IP CAM. After the upgrade procedure is finished, the system will restart
automatically.
You can upgrade from the ftp server or from the local file in your computer.
During this upgrade procedure, do not try to modify other settings or view the video.
Figure 3-25: Firmware upgrade settings page
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Figure 3-26: Firmware upgrade status page
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3.17.
Reboot
You can restart the IP CAM manually on this page. All the connected video viewing
users will be disconnected.
Figure 3-27: System reboot settings page
Figure 3-28: System reboot under-going page
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3.18.
Set to factory default
For some reason, for example you forgot the web login password, you may want
to set the IP CAM to the factory default settings. The only thing you need to do is
using a stick to press the “reset” button on the back of the IP CAM body for more than
4 seconds and release it, do this when the IP CAM is powered on. The IP CAM will
reset to the factory default settings and restart automatically.
The web login account will be “admin” (no password), the play-video password
will be “ipcam” after reset to factory default.
Figure 3-29: Stick on the reset button to set to the factory default
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4. Features and specifications
4.1. Features

Plug & play by ID/password, no IP address or DNS settings.

IP66 rated housing

H.264 video compression

Mega-pixel for up to 1280x800 resolution at 30 fps

Two sensors/lenses for day and night separately

Power through Ethernet cable for up to 50 meters

SD card video recording with 5 seconds of pre-recording

802.11 n wireless with WEP and WPA/WPA2 security support

WPS (WiFi Protected Setup) support

Triple video streaming on PC, mobile and SD card recording

Night mode control – support automatic, manual and scheduled modes

Software adjustable 1 to 3 high power IR LED numbers

Connect up to 20 users simultaneously

Bundle with free video management software YesCam View

Push notification on iPhone/iPad and Android for motion and sound detection

Email/ftp alarm message for motion and sound detection
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Event scheduling
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Video recording on NAS device
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Cloud Storage on Dropbox
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Internal real time clock
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Watchdog function to prevent system failure
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4.2. Specifications
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Power
DC 20V, 0.6A
Processors
Network
interface
Wireless
interface
RISC CPU, hardware video processing and compression.
Ethernet 10BaseT/100BaseTX, Auto-MDIX, RJ-45
IEEE 802.11n 90 - 150 Mbps
IEEE 802.11g 6 - 54 Mbps
IEEE 802.11b 1 - 11 Mbps
Transmit power: 14.5dBm typically @ 802.11g
17.5dBm typically @ 802.11b
Receiver sensitivity: 54Mbps: Typical -73dBm @ 10% PER
11Mbps: Typical -86dBm @ 10% PER
Housing
Image
sensor
Light
sensitivity
IR LED
Lens
Buttons
Indicators
Video
compression
Video
streaming
Antenna gain: 0.1 dBi
IP66 rated
RGB Mega 1/4 inch CMOS
Day and night separate sensors
Automatic exposure control, automatic white balance, automatic
control, automatic brightness control.
4 Lux ( IR LED off )
0.2 Lux (with 10 meters IR LED on)
Automatically turn on the IR LED on low light environment.
1 to 3 high power IR LED, software adjustable.
3.2 mm, F2.8, viewing angle: 70°, fixed iris.
focus range: 30 cm to infinity
Day and night separate lens
One reset button, to factory default settings
One WPS button for automatic WiFi setup
One LED for Internet connection status indication
One LED for Ethernet connection indication
One LED for SD card recording indication
H.264, baseline profile level 3.1
Separate frame rate/resolution/bandwidth settings for P
and mobile.
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Video
settings
Resolution: (WXGA)1280x800, 1024x768, VGA(640x480), QVGA(320x240)
Bandwidth : 64k, 128k, 256k, 512k, 768k, 1M, 1.2M, 1.5M, 2M, 3M bps
Frame rate : 1~5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 fps
Audio
Built-in microphone for audio monitoring
Audio compression: G.711
Web management username/password protection
Video display ID/password protection
WiFi WEP and WPA/WPA2 security mode
Installation, Plug & play by ID/password.
management Video management software-YesCam View for video access and
multi-camera management
and
maintenance Firmware upgrades via FTP
Built-in web server for standard web browser access
Web
Video display on IE browser
browsing
Video snapshot on any browser
Security
Supported
protocols
IPv4, HTTP, TCP, ICMP, RTSP, RTP, UDP, RTCP, SMTP, SNTP,
FTP, DHCP, ARP, DNS, PPPoE, etc.
Accessories
(included)
Power adaptor, RJ45 Ethernet cable, cable splitter, quick installation
guide, CD with installation software and User’s Manual, ID/Password
card.
Surveillance software for viewing and archiving up to 36 cameras
Video
management
software
Up to 20 simultaneous unicast users
Users
(depends on video settings)
Events triggered by motion and sound detection
Alarm and
Email/ftp alarm message
event
management Push notification on iPhone/iPad and Android devices.
Dimensions 52 x 58 x 230 mm,
368 g, incl. camera bracket, excl. power adaptor
(HxWxD)
and weight
Approvals
Operating
temperature
EMC - CE, FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class B
Wireless RF - CE, FCC Part 15 Subpart C
Power supply: CE, FCC, UL, EN 60950
Starting Temperature: -20°C ~ 50°C (-4°F~122°F)
Working Temperature: -30°C ~ 50°C (-22°F ~ 122°F)
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5. Package contents
Figure 5-1: The IP Camera
Figure 5-3: Quick Installation Guide
Figure 5-5: Installation CD
Figure 5-2: Power Adaptor
Figure 5-4: Warranty card
Figure 5-6: ID/Password Card
Figure 5-7: Ethernet Cable
Figure 5-8: Anchors and Screws
Figure 5-9: Splitter Cable
Figure 5-10: RJ45 Coupler
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Appendix A. List of Tested NAT/router Devices
The followings are the list of tested NAT/router devices that can work with the IP CAM
and YesCam View software when viewing in a remote location. You do not need to do
any modification on the default settings of the NAT/routers. In some office
environment, if some strict firewall function is enabled, it’s possible that you can not
view the IP CAM video through the firewall router. In this situation, please contact your
MIS person to solve the problem.
Brand name
Model name
Asus
WL-550gE
Belkin
P5D7230-4
Buffalo
WHR-G54S
Buffalo
WHR-HP-G54
Corega
CG-WLBARGO
D-Link
DI-524
LanTech
WL54G-BR
Linksys
WRT54G
Netgear
WNR834B
PCi
BLW-HPMM
SMC
SMCWBR14-G2
ZyXEL
P-334WH
Table A-1: List of tested Wireless AP/router devices
Brand name
Model name
AboCom
CAS5047
ASUS
RX3041
Buffalo
BBR-4HG
Corega
CG-BARSD
DLink
DI-604
Edimax
BR-6104K
LanTech
HR-114Pro
Lemel
LM-IS6500
PCi
BRL-04R
ZyXEL
Prestige-334
Table A-2: List of tested Wired NAT/router devices
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Appendix B. Maximum Allowed Video Users
The maximum allowed video users for a single camera at the same time is 20.
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Appendix C. Performance Information
1. Video Performance Information
The video quality is dependent on the video parameter settings and the network
quality. If you want to have a better video quality, you will usually set higher resolution
and higher frame rate. This is fine when you are viewing the video locally in the same
network. But when you want to see the video remotely through the Internet, you need
to know the Internet speed (bandwidth) connected to your home network. If the
“Internet speed” setting of your IP camera is very large, but your real Internet speed
(bandwidth) is relatively low, the video quality could be very bad. In some worst case,
the video display could be disconnected. In order to have the best video quality, you
better have broadband service from your ISP and set the “Internet speed” of the IP
camera a little lower than the real Internet speed provided by your ISP.
Also need to notice that when multiple users are displaying the videos from the
same IP camera at the same time, the video bandwidth times number of users will be
needed for the Internet speed.
2. WiFi Performance Information
The WiFi performance is dependent on the distance between the IP camera and
the AP (Access Point) / router and dependent on the number of devices connected to
the AP/router. Also need to consider that if there are any barriers like wall or floor
between the IP camera and the AP/router. IF there are some open space between the
IP camera and the AP/router, you also need to know that the performance will be
interfered in rainy day. The antenna gain and it’s direction in the AP/router will also
affect the WiFi performance. In general case, when the IP camera is set to the default
video setting ( 1M bps) and there are no other interferences between the IP camera
and the AP/router, the working straight distance is about 100 meters between IP
camera and the AP/router.
3. Motion detection Performance Information
The motion detection is based on the video change of the camera, any
video change including moving objects(car, human, pet, door, leaves) and
even light change (turn on/off light or light change in the morning/evening)
could trigger the detection. The sensitivity of the motion detection is based on
the size of the moving objects, more sensitive means the detection of smaller
objects.
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Appendix D. Trouble shooting
1. What’s going on when the red led light on the IP camera is flashing?
A: When the IP Cam is connected to the Internet and working correctly, the red led
light will be on constantly. If the red led light is flashing, it’s probably because there
is some network connecting problem. Please check the network connection again
and follow the instructions on the user manual to set it up again.
2. When the IP Cam is connected to the network through wireless connection,
the video quality is not good, how could I fix this problem?
A: When the IP Cam is connected using wireless network and the video quality is not
good, it’s probably because the distance of the IP Cam is too far away from the
wireless AP(Access Point) or WiFi router, or there are too many devices
connected to the AP, or maybe because the WiFi antenna is not in the best
position. Please try to figure out which one is the cause of the problem and you
can then fix this problem.
3. Could I adjust the effective focus of the IP Cam?
A: The effective focus of the IP Cam is from 30cm to infinity, so, in almost all
circumstances you can see the video clearly. There is no need to adjust the
effective focus.
4. What’s the viewing angle of the IP Cam?
A: The viewing angle of the IP Cam is about 60 degrees.
5. What’s the longest distance using the IP Cam to see the video?
A: When using the IP Cam to see a long-distance object, whether it’s clear or not
depends on the size of the object. Usually when your eyes can see something
clearly in that distance, the IP Cam can also see that object clearly in about the
same distance.
6. What should I do if the password is forgotten, and the ID/password card is
missing?
A: The easiest way to solve this problem is to reset the IP Cam to the factory default.
Please stick on the reset button on the rear panel of the IP Cam for more than 3
seconds and release it. The IP Cam will then restart to the factory default. The
default administrator account is “admin”, administrator password is empty. The
default video-play password is “ipcam”. You can adjust these account and
passwords by using the browser to login into the IP Cam and do the needed
modifications.
7. What should I do if I can not hear the audio sound from the IP Cam?
A: There is a microphone inside the IP Cam. If you can see the video from the
accompanied YesCam View software, but can not hear the audio sound, please
check the followings:
(1). Check if the speaker of the computer is turned on, you can try to play an audio
file on the computer to verify this.
(2). Check if the microphone on the IP Cam is enabled. Please login into the web
configuration page of the IP Cam or open the “video settings” from YesCam
View, select the “video” settings, click the “Enable audio microphone” choice.
8. I can see the video in a remote place, but the video quality is not good and
sometimes the video will disconnect and then the video will reconnect again
by itself.
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A: It’s probably because the internet bandwidth (internet speed) is not big enough.
Please try to apply for a better internet connection from your Internet Service
Provider or decrease the bandwidth settings of the IP Cam. You can adjust the
bandwidth requirement of the IP Cam either from the YesCam View software or
login into the web configuration page of the IP Cam to do the modification.
9. Does the IP Cam provide the recording function?
A: You can do the recording of the video/audio of the IP Cam from the YesCam View.
Another software CamPlay is needed to play the recorded vide/audio files.
The camera could also do recording on Micro-SD card and NAS devices.
10. The video seems a little dark when the IP Cam is used inside the house, how
could I improve this?
A: You can increase the “Low light sensitivity” in the “video settings” page either
through web configuration or through YesCam View settings to “High” or “Very
high”. This will tremendously improve the video quality in dark environment.
11. Can I connect the IP camera directly to my PC/notebook with an Ethernet
cable?
A: If the IP camera is directly connected to your PC/notebook computer using an
Ethernet cable, the IP camera will automatically use an IP address called “auto IP”
with IP address 169.254.xxx.xxx. If your PC/notebook computer is configured to
DHCP, it will also use an “auto IP” address. But this will take about one minute
after the IP camera is connected to the computer and you need to make sure that
the WiFi interface on your PC/notebook computer is disabled. After about one
minute, you can run the YesCam View software to access the IP camera, the
CAM ID should be displayed on the “auto-search” list. You can then see the video
by double clicking the CAM ID icon. But you need to know that in this situation,
other local or remote computer can not see the video.
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Appendix E. Third party and embedded web page
integration
For third party and embedded web page integration, the IP camera supports the
standard RTSP protocol and video/audio codecs needed by most generally used
video play software, including Apple QuickTime and VideoLAN. The supported media
protocols including TCP and UDP. The IP camera will automatically use TCP or UDP
media stream depends on the connection request. The video codec supported is
MPEG4, the audio codec supported is G.711 audio.
The access method is the following :
rtsp://ip_cam_address/CAM_ID.password
for MPEG4 video + G.711 audio
Where ip_cam_address is the IP address of the IP camera. CAM_ID is the
unique Camera ID of the specific IP camera. Password is the video play password of
the specific IP camera(detailed in section 3.6). Users can modify the password of the
IP camera to prevent others to see the video.
For embedded web page integration, add the following codes into the proper
position of the desired web page :
<object classid="clsid:5C519EC4-2BAE-44CE-B7F5-AD0CCD4BEFBD"
id="mpeg4ax"
codebase="http://www.starvedia.com/ActiveX/axmpeg4.cab#Version=0,0,0,0"
width="320" height="240">
<param name="Src" value=" rtsp://ip_cam_address/CAM_ID.password.mp2">
</object>
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Appendix F. Snapshot picture on any browser
If you want to have the live snapshot picture on any browser, use the
URL http://ip_address/snapshot.cgi to access the snapshot of the camera. The
ip_address is the IP address of the camera. This works for all the browsers on
computer or mobile device. The only limitation is that the computer or mobile device
needs to be on the same network as the camera or the camera has public IP address.
This is only for some special case usage, not recommended for general users.
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