Installation Manual AWS-IR - a

Installation Manual
AWS-IR
Indoor Alpha Image Wireless Square Network Camera with IR
Please read this manual carefully before you attempt to
install this product and retain it for your future reference.
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Contents
MAIN FEATURES ......................................................................................................................5
INSTALLATION ..........................................................................................................................8
NETWORK CAMERA SCREEN AND SETUP WINDOW .......................................................13
Operating Bar...........................................................................................................................15
Viewing the camera from your mobile devices ........................................................................17
Network Camera Setting Interface ..........................................................................................18
Camera ....................................................................................................................................20
Camera Setup ................................................................................................................................ 20
Stream Setup ................................................................................................................................. 21
OSD Setup..................................................................................................................................... 23
Night Vision Setup (IR IPCAM) ................................................................................................... 24
Network ....................................................................................................................................25
Wireless Setup ............................................................................................................................... 25
TCP/IP Setup................................................................................................................................. 27
DDNS Setup.................................................................................................................................. 29
UPNP Setup ................................................................................................................................ 31
P2P Setup…………………………………………………………………………………………33
Storage .....................................................................................................................................34
Storage Setup ................................................................................................................................ 34
Browse Storage ............................................................................................................................. 35
Format SD Card ............................................................................................................................ 36
Task ..........................................................................................................................................36
Motion Detection .......................................................................................................................... 36
Digital I/O Setup ........................................................................................................................... 38
Schedule Setup .............................................................................................................................. 38
Task Management ......................................................................................................................... 39
Email alarm sending.................................................................................................................. 40
Email periodic sending.............................................................................................................. 41
FTP alarm sending .................................................................................................................... 42
FTP periodic sending ................................................................................................................ 43
HTTP alarm sending ................................................................................................................. 44
HTTP periodic sending ............................................................................................................. 45
Snapshot to storage on alarm .................................................................................................... 46
Snapshot to storage periodically ............................................................................................... 46
Record to storage on alarm ....................................................................................................... 47
Record to storage continuously ................................................................................................. 47
Sending files in storage to FTP server....................................................................................... 48
Tools .........................................................................................................................................49
System Identity ............................................................................................................................. 49
User Management ......................................................................................................................... 50
Date & Time .................................................................................................................................. 51
Backup or Reset ............................................................................................................................ 52
Firmware Upgrade ........................................................................................................................ 53
SPEEDREAD YOUR NETWORK CAMERA ...........................................................................54
Wizard ........................................................................................................................................... 54
System ........................................................................................................................................... 55
Support .......................................................................................................................................... 55
Reboot ........................................................................................................................................... 55
ADVANCED SETTINGS ..........................................................................................................56
DEFAULT SETTINGS ..............................................................................................................59
SPECIFICATIONS ...................................................................................................................63
Frequently Asked Questions ....................................................................................................64
GLOSSARY OF TERMS .........................................................................................................68
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INTRODUCTION
Thank you for your interest and support in our product and purchasing this Alpha-Image wireless network
camera. The camera can be accessed remotely, and controlled from any PC/laptop over the Intranet or
Internet via web browser. The user-friendly installation procedure and intuitive web-based interface offer easy
integration with your LAN environment or WiFi system. The camera also comes with a lot of useful alarm tool
for notice user any situation. We feel confident that you will be pleased with the quality and features of this
product.
Notice
This product may cause interferences with other wireless equipment that operates at 2.4GHz ISM band.
Please turn off one of the equipments to eliminate the interference.
Product Assurance
This camera will emit electromagnetic wave, just like other wireless products, but its transmitting power is
less than other wireless products such as mobile phones. The 2.4GHz wireless camera meets wireless
frequency security standards and recommended indexes while working. These standards and indexes are
certificated by academic organization and represent the cogitative research of the scientific workers who
continuously explore and annotate the involved fields. So we believe that our products are safe for
customers.
Approval Information
All our products meet the requirements of approval FCC or CE, and are granted the FCC or CE
certification. They are authorized to bear FCC or CE mark.
FCC
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to
Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to
radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be
determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by
one or more of the following measures: -Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. -Increase the separation
between the equipment and the receiver. -Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that
to which the receiver is connected. -Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired
operation Changes and modification not expressly approved by the manufacturer or registrant of this
equipment can void your authority to operate this equipment under Federal Communications Commissions
rules.
CE
This product complies with standards including Low Voltage Device Directive 73/23/EEC; EMC
Directive 89/336/EEC and R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC. It passed the subject tests by the authority
concerned and is authorized to bear CE mark.
Restrictions
1. DO NOT use this product to violate one's privacy. Monitoring one's activities without consent is illegal and
this product is not designed and manufactured for such purpose.
2. DO NOT put this product near any medical equipment. Radio waves might potentially cause breakdown
of electrical medical equipment.
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This product should be placed at least 1 foot away from any heart pacemaker. Radio waves might
potentially influence heart pacemaker.
DO NOT use this product for any illegal activities. It is the user’s responsibility to ensure that the
usage of this camera is of a legal nature.
Maintenance
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Ensure that the camera and its power source have sufficient ventilation;
Do not shake, strike or drop the product;
Keep the camera dry and dustless and avoid exposing it to direct sunlight;
Do not place the product near any magnetic objects;
Avoid putting the product in places where there is constant temperature and humidity change;
Keep the product away from heat sources;
Do not use the camera near aggressive chemicals;
Do not use this camera near water;
Do not use the camera in the places which are enclosed by metal. The surrounding metal may shield the
electromagnetic waves, and result in failure of signal reception;
10. Please obey the local government's environment protection policy;
11. Please turn off the power when left unused;
12. Do not disassemble or attempt to repair the camera; doing so might cause damage to the product.
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MAIN FEATURES
Easy Installation
The camera comes with built-in Wireless (IEEE802.11b/g/n) capability and a Web Server, therefore
there is no need to install a driver. The setup CD-ROM includes the Camera Setup software, User
Manual and Quick Installation Guide.
With industry standard automatic configuration-UPnP(Universal Plug and Play), your PC will discover and
connect to your camera automatically. Once connected, using a simple Web browser you can see what the
camera sees from anywhere in the world!
The camera can be either wall-mounted or ceiling-mounted using the supplied stand. It can also be
placed on a desktop using the supplied stand, thus providing a flexible installation solution.
802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN Connection Available
The camera is designed to not only work with your existing wired network but also with standard 802.11b/g/n
wireless devices, allowing the flexibility to operate the camera wirelessly. The camera utilizes SSID filtering,
powerful 64/128 bit WEP and new security standard WPA encryption to protect you from illegal intrusion.
3GPP Mobile Surveillance
The camera provides the ability to view the cameras monitored through your mobile phone as a live video
stream, it supports the telecommunications standard of 3GPP streaming format. All 3G enabled mobile
devices and most 2G phones that support the streaming standard of 3GPP are compatible.
Simultaneous High-Speed MPEG-4 and Motion JPEG
The camera allows live the MPEG-4 and Motion JPEG streams simultaneously. The camera features
H.264/MPEG4 compression which compresses the video to make transmission faster and more efficient. The
H.264/MPEG4 and MJPEG image can be transmitted at 30 frames per second.
Simultaneous HTTP and RTSP streaming
The camera support HTTP and RTSP/RTP/RTCP protocol, and provide multiple HTTP and RTSP streams
simultaneously.
Audio Transmission
The camera comes with a built-in microphone for audio monitoring as well as video monitoring. Sound
captured by the camera is transmitted to the client’s PC.
Snapshot and Recording
You can capture a still image of the camera view on your PC and save the image as JPG or BMP format file.
You also can record the video and audio captured by the camera on your PC and save as an ASF format file.
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Motion Detection Function
The camera can detect changes in the image being monitored. Once a change occurs it will send an email to
up to 3 email addresses with a video file or snapshot attached. The video file or snapshot can also be
uploaded to an FTP server. In addition the camera can be configured to send images at regular intervals.
Although this is subject to the security settings of your provider locally.
OSD Function
OSD (On Screen Display) function can display system name, date and time, and user-defined on
screen.
Authentication
An authentication window requires you to enter the user ID and password. Password security can
prevent unregistered users from accessing your camera. Users can select Basic Authentication method
or Digest Access Authentication method.
Multi-Client Access
The camera allows up to 16 users to view the video simultaneously. Please note that it is possible that as the
number of simultaneously connected users to camera increases, the overall motion performance will
decrease.
Infrared Night Vision (AWS-IR Alpha Image)
The camera utilizes infrared LED’s to provide high light in darks environment. When the environment is
dark, the LED will be opened automatically due to a photosensitive component, and the moving images will
be changed to Black and White. Users can monitor clearly the things within 10 meters distance. Users also
can select open or close the infrared LED manually, and select whether change the images to black and
white or color automatically.
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Adapter
This product conforms with the authenticated AC adapter. The adapter is marked with one or more of the
following:
Note: When using the power adapter, make sure the rating voltage on it is compatible with that of the device
to avoid potential damages resulting from incorrect usage of power supply.
PC System Requirements
The PC (Personal Computer) and the network must meet the following technical specifications for camera to
work properly.
1. Processor:
2. RAM:
3. Color Monitor:
4. OS(Operating System):
5. Web Browser:
6. Network Protocol:
7. Interface:
8. Other:
Intel Pentium III, 1GHz or Higher (Pentium IV, 2 GHz or Higher
recommended)
256 MB or more
Suggest at least 800x600 and the latest driver for the Display Adapter
Windows 2000/XP/Vista
Internet Explorer Version 5.0 or above, DirectX 9.0c or later
TCP/IP network protocol installed
10/100 Mbps Ethernet® card/Wireless Network card for your network
connection
CD-ROM Drive
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INSTALLATION
Connecting the camera
Using a standard Ethernet network cable, connect the camera to your network (depending on your own
setup, this may be to your router or switch). see figure below
Connect the included power adapter to the power port on the camera and the other end into an electrical
socket. see figure below
Check that the power indicator is lit on the front of the camera.
Note:
Please handle the power adapter carefully to avoid the risk of accidental electric shock.
Camera Setup Installation & Usage
The camera Setup utility can easily and quickly detect cameras connected to your local network and list them
on the Camera Setup window, also you can use the camera Setup utility to assign an IP address to each
camera.
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1. Insert the Installation CD into your CD-ROM drive and the installation screen should appear automatically
(See image below). If it does not, click “Start” then “Run”. In the text field enter “D:\autorun.exe” (if “D:” is the
letter of your CD-ROM Drive)
2. Click on “Install Camera Setup” and the following screen will be displayed.
3. If you want to change the default folder click “Change” to replace otherwise click “Next”
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4. Click Install to install Camera Setup.
5. Click Finish to end the installation. You should now find a icon
on the desktop.
6. Double-click the Camera Setup icon
on the Desktop to launch the program. The Camera Setup utility
should automatically find your camera if is correctly connected (See image below).
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[Refresh] Click Refresh to search for cameras on the local network.
[Setup] Select the required camera and click Setup to configure the network settings for the camera.
[Open] Select the required camera and click Open to access the camera via a web browser.
[Exit] Click Exit to exit the Camera Setup window.
Note: Select and double click one of the cameras from the Device list, to open the camera view via the web
browser.
Assigning an IP address to the Camera with Camera Setup
1. Launch Camera Setup program to detect cameras on the local network.
2. Click on “Setup” button and the following setup interface will pop up.
3. Enter a unique name for the camera, the location (optional) and leave the default port number as
80.“Obtain an IP address automatically” and “Obtain DNS server address automatically” are selected by
default, if you are confident enough to enter your own settings, you can do so by selecting “Use the following
IP address” and follow the guidelines on the next page. If however you wish to leave the default settings
please skip to NETWORK CAMERA SCREEN AND SETUP WINDOW.
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4. To obtain the IP addresses specific to your network, click “Start” then “Run” and type “cmd” in the text box
and click “Ok”. The will bring up the MS-DOS prompt and in this window type “ipconfig/all” and press enter. A
screen similar to the one below will be displayed.
5. Take note of the following:
i) IP Address
ii) Subnet Mask
iii) Default Gateway
iv) DNS Servers (Both numbers with the first being the primary DNS server and the second being
the secondary DNS server)
6. Enter the details noted in step 5 into the relevant fields.
Note: The default IP address of the camera is 192.168.168.100 This can be changed to any IP address on
your IP range. For example if the IP address of your PC is 192.198.1.52 then the IP address of your camera
should be unique and on the same subnet, i.e. 192.198.1.X where X is any number between 1 and 255
except 52. Ensure the IP address you choose is not the same as other network devices on your network as
this will result in conflict and may cause the device to not to work properly.
7. Once you’ve entered all the details click “Apply” then “Exit”.
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NETWORK CAMERA SCREEN AND SETUP WINDOW
Review Images from the Network Camera
You can select one of the three ways to review pictures from the camera.
1. Input the assigned IP address (or URL) of the camera on the Web Browser. Take 192.168. 168.100 as
example. You will see the home page.
Notes:
Through this welcome page, you could choose to click on the item Enter to access the picture viewing
interface or the item Setting to access the system setting interface. The below dialog will appear. Input the
correct username (the default is admin, in lowercase) and password (the default is admin, in
lowercase). You are allowed to enter the picture viewing interface or the system setting interface.
The general users assigned by the administrator are not allowed to enter the system setting interface. They
can only be permitted to enter the picture viewing interface.
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2. If your OS is Windows XP, click [My Network Places], double click the icon
You will see the home page.
3. Run the Camera Setup and double-click the relevant camera item.
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Operating Bar
Click Enter, you will see the screen.
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Viewing the camera from your mobile devices.
iOS requires iOS4.3 version or later.
Android OS requires version2.3 or later.
View on iPhone, iPad, Android devices.
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Network Camera Setting Interface
1. Click on settings from the home page. When connecting the camera for the first time or after resetting it to
its default settings, the setup interface start page below will load. It is recommend that you change the admin
password in order to avoid unauthorized access to the camera. To do this follow the instructions by clicking
on the underlined link “here” to access administrator password editing page.
2. Type the password in both fields then click Save. Please take note of the password. If you forget the
password, the camera will have to be reset to its default settings in order to gain access to the settings page
and this will also reset all other settings you may have changed.
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3. You are required to re-login with the changed password.
After successful login, the following page will appear.
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Camera
Camera Setup
From the home page click settings and enter the administrator user name and password. Click on Camera
Setup under the title Camera to change the image and audio parameters of the camera.
[Enable privacy mode] Videos will not be seen.
[Light frequency] Two options: 50Hz & 60Hz. Set according to the mains frequency in the country of use.
For UK, Belgium or the Netherlands this would be 50Hz.
[Microphone] Enable or disable the microphone.
[Speaker] Choose to allow speaker function. And choose the volumn of the speaker.
Click Apply to confirm your settings.
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Stream Setup
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The camera supports three streams: primary stream, secondary stream and mobile stream.
[Image size] Three image resolutions available: 1280 x 720(HD), 512 x 288,176 x 144 and also 0.3
Megapixel
[Frame rate] Twelve options: 1/2/3/4/5/6/8/10/15/20/25/30 frames per second (fps).
[H.264/MPEG4 bit rate] Select H.264/MPEG4 bit rate.Eight options: 64, 128, 256, 512, 768, 1024, 1536,
2048 (kbps).
[JPEG quality] Type MJPEG video quality. (20 – 100), 20 is low quality, 100 is high quality.
[Audio] Enable or disable audio.
[Authentication] Enable or disable.
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A stream list page will be shown after clicking the stream name such as “Primary stream”.
[Primary stream] can not be disabled.
A sample of primary stream list as below:
You can use RealPlayer, VLC Player or QuickTime Player to play the live stream from camera in
Intranet or Internet.
[Secondary stream] Enable or disable secondary stream.
[Mobile stream] Enable or disable Mobile stream.
You can use mobile phone, Realplayer and QuickTime Player to play the live stream from camera.
The size of video is 176x144.
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OSD Setup
This function can display system name, date and time, or use-defined on screen.
[OSD] Enable or disable OSD function.
[Transparent] Users can select whether change OSD to transparent or not.
[Display date and time] OSD is date and time of camera.
[Display system name] OSD is system name of camera.
[Display the text] OSD is user-defined text.
Click Apply to confirm your settings.
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Night Vision Setup (IR IPCAM)
Only IR IPCAM have infrared LED, which can be opened automatically when camera check dark
environment, your Alpha-Image camera has infrared LED’s to “see” images in the dark up to 10 meter:
[Infrared LED control] When the environment is dark, the LED will be opened automatically due to a
photosensitive component. Users also can select open or close the infrared LED manually.
[Black and white mode] When the environment is dark, the moving images will be changed to Black and
White automatically. Users also can select whether change the images to black and white or color manually.
[IR cut filter control] Click to choose Auto, on or off.
Click Apply to confirm your settings.
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Network
Wireless Setup
The camera corresponds to the wireless system based on IEEE802.11b/g/n. Encryption establishes the
security to prevent unauthorized users to access the wireless data communication.
[SSID] Type the ID of the wireless network you want to connect to using up to 32 ASC
Search to search for available networks.
characters or click
[Mode] Infrastructure mode and Adhoc mode
Adhoc Mode: Select Adhoc mode when the camera is directly connected to your computer.
Infrastructure Mode: Select Infrastructure mode when the camera is connected via an access point or
router.
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When select Adhoc mode. See figure above.
[Security mode] WEP64bit or WEP 128bit
[Authentication] Select WEP authentication mode.
[WEP Key type] Select the WEP key type. Either in hexadecimal or ASC
[WEP key Index] Specify up to 4 WEP keys.
[WEP Key] Type the password.
[R-type WEP Key] Re-confirm the password.
characters.
When select Infrastructure mode. See figure above.
[Security mode] Security mode is not only WEP64bit or WEP128bit but also WPA-PSK or WPA2-PSK.
[Encryption type] TKIP and AES.
[WPA key]Type 8-63 characters as password.
[Re-type WPA key] Re-confirm the password.
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When click search ,see figure above.
[SSID] select the network name you searched .
[Mode] Infrastructure mode and Adhoc mode
[signal]It show out the strength of signal
[Encryption ] on and off.
Click Apply to save changes.
Click Test to test whether connection is successful.
Note: These settings have to match those of your access point or router. Please consult your access point or
router manual on how to verify or modify these settings.
TCP/IP Setup
The camera is set up to obtain the IP address automatically (DHCP) by default. Should you may wish to
assign the IP address manually, use the TCP/IP Setup page to enter the address details.
Obtain an IP address automatically(DHCP):
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If your network supports a DHCP server (e.g. router) select this option to have the IP address is assigned
automatically.
If you select Obtain an IP address automatically you should select Obtain a DNS Server address
automatically.
Use the following IP address:
Select this option when a fixed IP is required.
[IP address] Type the IP address of your camera.
[Subnet mask] Type the subnet mask.
[Default gateway] Type the default gateway.
Obtain DNS Server address automatically:
If your network supports a DHCP server (e.g. router) select this option to have the DNS Server address is
assigned automatically.
Use the following DNS server address:
[Primary DNS IP address] Type the IP address of the primary DNS server.
[Secondary DNS IP address] Type the IP address of the secondary DNS server, if necessary.
[HTTP/RTSP port]
The default HTTP port number is 80, it is also be used as RTSP port.
[RTP port range] It is for UPnP port forwarding, 1 camera actually use 2 RTP ports, one for video, the other
for audio. (See UPnP setup)
[HTTP/RTSP Authentication method] Select Basic Authentication or Digest Access Authentication.
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DDNS Setup
Dynamic DNS (DDNS) is simply a way of using a static hostname to connect to a dynamic IP address. When
connected to your ISP, you are assigned a temporary IP address. DDNS services keep track of your IP
address and route your Domain name to that address when you wish to connect to the camera from a
remote location.
[DDNS] Enable or disable DDNS connection.
How to add DDNS
1. Enable the Dynamic DNS function.
2. Select your preferred DDNS service provider from the list then click Register.
3. Enter the Host Name details and password supplied by your DDNS service provider when you registered.
4. Click Apply to confirm your settings.
e.g.
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UPNP Setup
The camera supports UPnP which is enabled by default. This function requires a Windows XP/Vista
operating system. It is a quick way to discover the camera on your network. Please make sure that the UPnP
function is enabled on your PC.
[UPnP] Enable or disable the UPnP function.
[Gateway HTTP/RTSP port forwarding] Enable or disable this function.
[External HTTP/RTSP port range] Using this port, automatically adds a port forwarding rule to a router via UPnP
protocol. Please note that not all routers support this function. Refer to your router manual for further details.
If set port range is 8150~8350, camera will ask router to add a port forwarding rule automatically. In this rule, the
internal port is camera default port 80, the external port is 8150, IP address is camera's IP. Use this setting, users
can visit the camera from Internet through the router with this URL http://routeripaddress:8150.
If there are several cameras in Local Network, the first one which first be opened will use 8150 as external port,
and second one will use 8151, third one use 8152, etc. Every camera will remember its port, it will preferentially
use this port in next power on.
[Gateway RTP port forwarding] Enable this function, users can use mobile phone , RealPlayer or QuickTime
Player to visit the camera from Internet through the router.
[External RTP port range] 30000—30200 default. (See TCP/IP setup)
Click Apply to confirm your setting.
Click System at the top right of Settings page to show the System information. See figure below.
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If DDNS setup successfully and go into effect, Internet URL will show DDNS host name instead.
See figure below for example.
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P2P Setup
Click P2P Setup, then click Enable and apply to add P2P functions.
Now we can use P2P to view cameras on PC or iPhone, iPad and Android.
Only need to input UID and passward.
Take viewing on PC and iPhone for example.
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Storage
Storage Setup
[Storage] Select Enable
[Store to] NAS or SD Card
[Store directory] The file that Videos will be saved to.
[Max Space] Unlimited (The capacity of all videos)
[Max files] The Max quantity of all the videos.
Click Apply to confirm your setting.
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Store to NAS
[Store to] Select NAS
[NAS remote path] IP address of the NAS. Example://192.168.168.50/ipcam_files
[Authorization] Select Yes
[User name] Input the NAS user name.
[Password] Input NAS password
[Re-type password] Re-type the NAS password.
Click Apply to confirm your setting.
Browse Storage
When click Browse Storage and you can browse, download, delete the snapshot and recording files in it.
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Format SD Card
To format SD card, all files will be lost after formatting the card.
Task
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Motion Detection
Motion Detection can trigger an alarm that sends images or video feed via e-mail or FTP (File Transfer Protocol).
You can set up to four different Motion Detection windows.
[Window] Check this box to enable the window.
[Threshold] Set the threshold bar to the amount of motion required to trigger the alarm.
[Sensitivity] Set the measurable difference between two sequential images that would indicate motion.
Click Apply to confirm your setting.
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Digital I/O Setup
[Digital input] Select Enable or Disable.
[Digital input’s active state is] Select Low or High.
[Digital output] Enable or Disable.
[Digital output’s active state is] Open or Grounded.
Click Apply to confirm your setting.
Schedule Setup
Alarm Sending, Periodical Sending and Buffer Sending sends images via e-mail or FTP according to
schedule setup.
[Every day] Select every day or not.
[Sunday ~ Saturday] Select Sunday ~ Saturday or not.
[Always] Enable in any time.
[Range] Enable between start time and end time.
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[Except] Enable except start time to end time.
Click Apply to confirm your setting.
Task Management
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E-mail alarm sending
[Snapshot from] Select Primary stream
[Snapshot duration] Input the number of seconds
[Snapshot frame rate] Select the frame
[Alarm interval] Input the interval time
[SMTP server name] Input your E-mail’s SMTP server name.
[SMTP server port] 25, as default.
[Secure SSL connection] Select No. For Gmail, select Yes. It depends on the mail system.
[Authentication] Select Yes
[User name] Input your E-mail user name.
[Password] Input your E-mail password.
[Sender mail address] Input the sender mail address
[Receiver mail address] Input the receiver mail address.
Click Apply to confirm your setting.
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E-mail Period Sending
[Periodic interval]
Input the interval time.
The rest setting is the same as E-mail Alarm Sending.
Click Apply to confirm your setting.
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FTP alarm sending
[Snapshot from] Primary stream.
[Snapshot duration] Input the duration time.
[Snapshot frame rate] Select the number of frame per second.
I Alarm interval] Type the interval time.
[FTP server name] Input the FTP server name.
[FTP server port] As default 21.
[Authentication] Select Yes.
[User name] Type your FTP user name.
[Password] Type your FTP password.
[Re-type password] Re-type FTP password.
[Passive mode] Select on or off.
[Keep alive] Input the time.
[Remote path] Input the file directory.
Click Apply to confirm your setting.
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FTP periodic sending
[Periodic interval]
Input the interval time.
The rest setting is the same as FTP Alarm Sending.
Click Apply to confirm your setting.
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HTTP alarm sending
[Alarm interval] Input the FTP server name.
[HTTP server name] Input the HTTP server name.
[HTTP server port] As default 80.
[Authentication] Select Yes.
I User name] Type your HTTP user name.
[Password] Type your HTTP password.
[Re-type password] Re-type your HTTP password.
[Sending URL] Input Input the URL, the camera will give an alarm to it.
Click Apply to confirm your setting.
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HTTP periodic sending
[Period interval]
Input the interval time.
The rest setting is the same as HTTP Alarm Sending.
Click Apply to confirm your setting.
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Snapshot to storage on alarm
[Snapshot to storage on alarm] Select Primary stream.
[Snapshot duration] Select the time.
[Snapshot frame rate] Select the frame.
IAlarm interval] Input the interval time.
Click Apply to confirm your setting.
Snapshot to storage periodically
[Period interval] Input the interval time.
The rest setting is the same as Snapshot to storage on alarm.
Click Apply to confirm your setting.
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Record to storage on alarm
[Record from] Primary stream
[Record duration] Input the duration time.
[Split duration] Input the split duration time.( The videos will be split.)
[Record thumbnail] Select Enable or Disable.
Click Apply to confirm your setting.
Record to storage continuously
[Record from] Select Primary stream.
[Split duration] Input the split duration time.( The videos will be split.)
[Record thumbnail] Select Enable or Disable.
Click Apply to confirm your setting.
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Send files in storage to FTP server
[FTP server name] Input the FTP server name.
[FTP server port] As default 21.
[Authentication] Select Yes.
IUser name] Type the FTP user name.
[Password] Input the FTP password.
IRe-type password] Re-input the FTP password.
[Passive mode] Select on or off.
[Keep alive] Input the time.
[Remote path] Input the file directory.
Click Apply to confirm your setting.
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Tools
System Identity
[System Name] Type a name to easily identify the camera.
[System Contact] Type the contact name of the administrator of the camera.
[System Location] Type the location of the camera.
TIP: The information you fill in can be displayed on the camera. It can help to distinguish different Network
Cameras in the network. See figure below.
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User Management
[Add] Up to 64 users (including the admin) can created
Note:
1. A maximum of 16 users are allowed to access the camera simultaneously.
2. As the number of simultaneously users increase, the overall performance will decrease. This is dependant on
the Network bandwidth.
Adding users
1. Click Add on the Camera User List page.
2. Enter the User name, Password and re-confirm the password then click Add.
To edit a user’s password, click on the user name then enter the new password for that user twice and click Save.
To delete a user, click on the user name then click Delete.
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Date & Time
[Current device time] Internal time for camera.
[Proposed device time] PC system time. On clicking Apply the internal time of the camera will be changed to
this time.
[Select to change the time zone for the device location] choose proper time zone.
[Daylight saving time]Daylight Saving Time (or summertime as it is called in many countries) is a way of getting
more light out of the day by advancing clocks by one hour during the summer.
[Date and time format] Select date and time format.
[Auto time setting(SNTP)] Enable or disable this function.
[Time server] Type one SNTP server name in the box.
Click Apply to confirm your settings.
Note:
1. If the SNTP server is not found the camera’s time will be synchronized with the PC time.
2. The camera has a built-in RTC(Real-time Clock) that keeps track of the time even when power is
disconnected.
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Backup or Reset
[Reset] Click Reset to initialize the camera to default factory setting. All users and settings will be
lost, requiring you to reconfigure the camera.
[Backup] Click Backup to backup the current configuration of the camera for future reference.
[Browse...] Click Browse... to search for a backup configuration you wish to upload to the camera, then
click Restore.
Note:
Do not turn off the power during the Reset, Backup or Restore functions since this might corrupt the camera’s
firmware
Tip:
The camera can also be reset to the default settings by pressing the reset switch on the side of the camera.
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Firmware Upgrade
From time to time a new firmware may be released. In order to upgrade your camera’s firmware you first need
to
download
this
firmware
from
Network
Camera
Technical
Support
Site.
1. Click Continue.
2. Click Browse... to search for the newest Firmware you downloaded, and then click Upgrade.
3. Click Reboot when the upgrade terminates.
IMPORTANT:
* Do not unplug or power off the camera while the upgrade is in progress.
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SPEEDREAD YOUR NETWORK CAMERA
Wizard
In order to facilitate the setup of the camera there is a Wizard that helps non technical users setup the
camera easily. Click on Wizard at the top of the window to launch the wizard.
The Quick setup interface will pop up. Follow the simple instructions on the screen and enter the required
details, clicking next to proceed to the Next page.
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System
Click System to see over system information about your camera. The data of the software activity of the
camera and recorded in this. It includes data that are useful when a problem occurs.
Support
Click Support to see the support information
Reboot
Click Reboot to restart the camera. Rebooting the camera will retain all the settings and configurations.
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ADVANCED SETTINGS
Port Forwarding
(
),
The UPnP Setup of camera show a method of Port Forwarding see page 31 for details
but some routers
maybe can’t support UPnP Port Forwarding, therefore, users need to configure Port Forwarding manually.
Firewall security features built into the router may prevent users from accessing the camera over the Internet.
The router connects to the Internet over a series of “ports”. The default ports used by the camera are usually
blocked from access over the Internet, therefore, these ports need to be made accessible. This is achieved
using the Port Forwarding function on the router. The ports used by the camera must be opened through the
router for remote access to your camera. Check your router’s user manual for specific instructions on how to
open and route ports on you router.
Important: Some ISPs block access to port 80 and other commonly used Internet ports. Check with your ISP
in order to open the appropriate ports. If your ISP does not pass traffic on port 80, you will need to change the
camera’s default port number from 80 to a different number such as 9000.
Viewing Your Camera
To access the camera from a computer on your local network, simply enter the IP Address of the Camera
followed by a colon and the camera’s port number. It is not necessary to enter the colon and port number if
you are using the camera’s default port 80.
To access the camera from the internet, type the external IP Address of the router, followed by a colon, and
the port number of your camera (e.g., Http://210.118.166.68:9000).
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Proxy Server Setting
A proxy server may prevent you from connecting to the camera in some corporate environments. The web
browser can set up the IP address communication without using a proxy server. Consult your ISP or network
administrator for further details.
Note: A proxy server is generally used to maintain security on a network when connected to the internet. The
proxy server may cause lack of image quality and delays in refresh intervals. Consult your ISP or network
administrator for further details.
1. Start Internet Explorer.
2. Select [Tools] –> [Internet Options...] –> [Connections] tab and click [LAN Settings].
Verify that the Use a proxy server check box is not checked. When checked, click [Advanced...].
When not checked, click [Cancel]. Your proxy server settings should not cause any problems.
3. Enter the IP address of your camera into the Do not use proxy server for addresses beginning
with
data
field.
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4. Click [OK] on all of the opened windows.
Reset the camera
There are two ways to reset the camera back to its factory defaults:
1. Press the Reset button on the side of the camera through the pin hole.
2. Through the camera setup under the heading Backup or Reset.
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DEFAULT SETTINGS
Camera
Camera Setup
Privacy mode
Moonlight mode
Image rotation
Light frequency
Microphone
Mic Volume
Audio Bit Rate
Off
Off
Off
60Hz
Enable
10
G. 726 (16kbps)
Stream Setup
Primary stream
Enable
Image size
1280 x 720
Frame rate
30fps
H.264/MPEG4 bit rate
2048kbps
MJPEG quality
50
Snapshot quality
90
Audio
Enable
RTSP authentication
Enable
Secondary stream
Disable
Image size
512 x 288
Frame rate
30fps
H.264/MPEG4 bit rate
512kbps
MJPEG quality
50
Snapshot quality
90
Audio
Enable
RTSP authentication
Enable
Mobile stream
Enable
Image size
176 x 144
Frame rate
10fps
H.264/MPEG4 bit rate
64kbps
Snapshot quality
70
Audio
Disable
RTSP authentication
Enable
OSD Setup
OSD
Disable
Transparent
Enable
Display
Display date and time
Night Vision Setup
Infrared LED control
Auto
Black and white mode
Auto
Network
Wireless Setup
SSID
Mode
Security mode
Wirelessnc
Adhoc
Off
TCP/IP Setup
IP address
Subnet Mask
192.168.168.100
255.255.255.0
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Default Gateway
Blank
Primary DNS IP Address
Blank
Secondary DNS IP Address
Blank
HTTP Port
80
RTSP port
554
RTP port range
30000—30200
Authentication method
Basic
PPPoE Setup
PPPoE Dial-up
Disable
Service Name
Blank
User Name
Blank
Password
Blank
Re-type Password
Blank
DDNS Setup
DNS
Disable
Service provider
dtdns.com
Host name
Blank
User name
Blank
Password
Blank
Re-type password
Blank
UPnP Setup
UPnP
Enable
Gateway HTTP/RTSP port
Enable
forwarding
External HTTP/RTSP port
8150--8350
range
Gateway RTP port forwarding
Enable
External RTP port range
30000--30200
Alarm
Motion Detection
Window 1
Window 2
Window 3
Window 4
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Schedule Setup
Every day
Always
Alarm Sending
Alarm mode
FTP alarm sending
Trigger time
Trigger FPS
FTP server ID
Remote path
Snapshot from
Image file name
Suffix of file name
Effective period
e-Mail alarm sending
Trigger time
Trigger FPS
e-Mail server ID
File attachment
Snapshot from
Arm
Disable
5
1
1
Blank
Primary stream
M
Date time
Always
Disable
1
1
1
On
Primary stream
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Image file name
M
Suffix of file name
Date time
Effective period
Always
HTTP event alarm sending
Disable
HTTP server ID
1
Sending URL
Blank
Use MAC address as URL
Disable
suffix
Effective period
Always
Periodical Sending
FTP periodical sending
Disable
Interval time
0H 1M 0S 0mS
FTP server ID
1
Remote path
Blank
Snapshot from
Primary stream
Image file name
P
Suffix of file name
Date time
Effective period
Always
e-Mail periodical sending
Disable
Interval time
0H 1M 0S 0mS
e-Mail server ID
1
File attachment
On
Snapshot from
Primary stream
Image file name
P
Suffix of file name
Date time
Effective period
Always
HTTP periodical sending
Disable
Interval time
0H 1M 0S 0mS
HTTP server ID
1
Sending URL
Blank
Use MAC address as URL
Disable
suffix
Effective period
Always
Buffer Sending
Image buffer
Disable
Buffer time
20
Buffer FPS
4
Snapshot from
Primary stream
Image file name
Blank
Suffix of file name
Date time
FTP buffer sending
Disable
FTP server ID
1
Remote path
Blank
Estimate sending time
100
Effective period
Always
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Alarm Server
FTP Server
FTP server ID
FTP Server Name
FTP Server Port
Anonymous
User Name
Password
Re-type Password
Passive Mode
Keep alive
1
Blank
21
No
Blank
Blank
Blank
On
3600
e-Mail Server
e-Mail server ID
SMTP Server Name
SMTP Server Port
Secure SSL connection
Authentication
User Name
Password
Re-type Password
Sender E-Mail Address
1
Blank
25
No
Yes
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Receiver E-Mail Address
Blank
Blank
Subject
Warning from Network
Camera
Message
Blank
HTTP Server
HTTP server ID
1
HTTP server name
Blank
HTTP server port
80
Authorization
No
User Name
Blank
Password
Blank
Re-type Password
Blank
Tools
System Identity
System Name
Network Camera
System Contact
Default Contact
System Location
Default Location
User Management
1
Admin/Administrators
Date & Time
Current Device Time
Current PC Time
Time Zone
GMT
Proposed Device Time
Current PC Time
Daylight saving time
Disable
Date and time format
dd/mm/yy hh:mm:ss
Auto Time Setting (SNTP)
Enable
Time Server
Time.nist.gov
Misc Setup
LED Control
On
Show FPS in Active Control
Off
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SPECIFICATIONS
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Frequently Asked Questions
If the Network Camera is not working properly, these suggestions might help you identify the problem. If the
problem persists check the support pages on Network Camera Technical Support Site.
Problem
Cause and Remedy
Forget the IP address of network camera.
1. Use Camera Setup.
2. Use UPNP (for XP/Vista OS)
3. PPPoE IP Notification can send e-mail to your
mailbox
4. Reset your Network to default IP address
Forget the password to access the setting
interface.
Initialize the network camera by pressing the RESET
button. Note that all configuration settings will be
lost.
Wireless communication does not work.
1. Signal strength is weak. Relocate the camera or
remove the obstacle around it.
2. Make sure the SSID and Encryption settings are
identical.
3. Check for any interference from other equipment.
The picture viewing interface does not
appear.
1. Check that your internet explorer settings allow
you to download and install ActiveX controls.
2. Maximum 16 users are allowed to access the
camera simultaneously through network.
3. Network traffic may prevent the viewing interface
from appearing quickly. Wait for a while.
How many users can view the same
camera at the same time?
16
How many cameras can we view in
one window?
How many cameras can we view in
the browser?
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Countless. Depends on the network speed.
When the camera is viewing in the
browser, can we use the same PC
and view the same camera in another
browser window?
No, the camera knows it’s already open.
The color of the picture is strange.
Confirm the color setting of PC is 16 bits or more.
The unreadable characters are displayed.
Set the Encoding or the Character Set of the
selected language on the web browser.
Can the camera support viewing in
Mac, Linux OS?
Yes, In Mac, Linux OS, we support viewing in the
website, using DDNS.
The PC softwares only support all Windows OS so
far.
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Can the camera support viewing in
Windows mobile, Blackberry, Nokia?
Yes. Open the browser, input the DDNS+/mobile, for
example: 183.14.122.239:8150/mobile
Now we can view videos or pictures.
Why in Mac OS, the videos delay 2
seconds?
Because the Mac OS only support QuickTime player
in browsers. So it delays 2 seconds. Other OS will
not delay.
Why we see strips in the videos?
Because of the electricity. Some country like USA is
60Hz, yet Europe is 50Hz. For example In USA,
the camera should choose 60Hz, otherwise we will
see strips in the videos. The following picture is
the steps.
How to set the video quality in iPhone,
iPad
Android devices.
,
:
Please see the below steps.
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GLOSSARY
OF
TERMS
1. Network Camera: A stand-alone device which allows users to view live, full motion video from anywhere
on a computer network, even over the Internet, using a standard web browser.
2. JPEG: A standard image format, used widely for photographs, also known as JPG.
3. IEEE 802.11b/g/n: The specifications developed by the IEEE for wireless network technology. It provides
11 Mbps transmission in the 2.4GHz band usage.
4. WEP: Wireless Equivalent Privacy. A security protocol for wireless network defined in the IEEE
802.11b/g/n standard. WEP aims to provide security by encrypting data over radio waves so that it is
protected as it is transmitted from one end point to another.
5. Adhoc Mode: A wireless network system in which devices communicate directly with each other, without
the use of a wireless router.
6. Infrastructure Mode: One of the wireless network system in which devices communicate with each other
by first going through the wireless router.
7. IP Address: The unique 32 bit number assigned to each computer connected to the Internet. IP numbers
are used by the TCP/IP protocol to route packets of data to their destinations.
8. TCP/IP: The collection of "protocols" underlying the functioning of the Internet. Each computer connected
to the Internet is identified by a unique IP Address.
9. SMTP: Simple Mail Transfer Protocol.
10. FTP: File Transfer Protocol. Network cameras equipped with an embedded operating system, such as
Linux, can use FTP to send images to a website.
11. DHCP: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol is a set of rules used by communications devices such as a
computer, router or network adapter to allow the device to request and obtain an IP address from a server
which has a list of addresses available for assignment.
12 UPnP: Universal Plug and Play is an architecture for pervasive peer-to-peer network connectivity of
intelligent appliances and wireless devices.
13. DDNS: DDNS is a method of keeping a domain name linked to a dynamic IP address with your Network
Camera. You can set up your DDNS service and the device will automatically update your DDNS server each
time it alter a different IP address.
14. Time server: A time server consists of a computer networking device that reads the actual time from a
reference clock and distributes this information to its clients using a computer network.
15. WPA: Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA and WPA2) is a class of systems to secure wireless (Wi-Fi)
computer networks. WPA implements the majority of the IEEE 802.11i standard, and was intended as an
intermediate measure to take the place of WEP while 802.11i was prepared.
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