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Quick Installation Guide
Attach peripheral devices to the terminal blocks as needed. For detailed interface specifications, refer to the
user manual.
This document guides you through the basic steps to install and configure your Digiop® Black BLK-IPS101 IP
camera. For detailed instructions, refer to the User Manual.
Attach the network LAN cable to the Ethernet connector on the camera backpanel.
Find the camera’s MAC address on the product label and enter it here: __________________
Step 1.
Install the camera
Step 2.
Connect the camera to the LAN
Your camera can be powered locally with a 12 V DC adapter, or across the LAN (PoE). If using the power
adapter, attach the DC jack adapter cable to the DC 12V power adapter terminals on the back of the camera.
Connect the red wire of the adapter cable to the + terminal, and the black (or white) wire to the - terminal.
DO NOT apply power to the camera at this time.
Install the camera mounting bracket using the instructions provided with the bracket.
Attach the adapter for mounting the camera to side with the label or to the opposite side with the four
screws provided.
DC Jack
Adapter
Cable
Mounting
adapter
Step 3.
Remove the protective cap covering the camera CCD.
Attach the lens assembly to the camera by screwing it clockwise onto the camera until it is fully seated. The
lens may require a mounting ring adapter to fit onto the camera.
Install IPAdmin Tool
The IPAdminTool is a utility for configuring the network settings of your Digiop Black cameras and installing
new firmware. It can be loaded on a Microsoft Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7 operating system. At a
computer on the same LAN (subnet) where your cameras will be installed, do the following:
1.
Insert the CD mini disk provided with your camera into your computer’s CD ROM drive and open the
CD in a Windows Explorer window.
2.
Find the IPAdminTool directory on the CD.
3.
Copy the IPAdminTool directory with its contents to your computer hard drive.
Step 4.
Configure the network settings of you camera
When your IP camera is attached to a network and initially powered on, it attempts acquire compatible
network settings from a DHCP server. If it cannot find a DHCP server, it configures itself with the following
static (fixed) settings, which may or may not be compatible with other devices on the network.
IP address:
Subnet mask:
Gateway:
Tighten the lens set screw with the hex wrench provided.
If the lens assembly has an Auto Iris feature, attach the lens cable to the 4-pin connector on the back of the
camera.
Attach the camera to the mounting bracket.
CONNECTIONS
Connections to the camera for audio in and out (microphone and speaker), D/I sensor, alarm, and RS‑485
control are made through the 9-pin terminal block. Plug the terminal block into the mating connector on
the camera.
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192.168.0.100
255.255.255.0
192.168.0.1
Your camera must be configured with static network settings that are compatible with the LAN. If your
LAN has a DHCP server, use the following sub-step. Otherwise, use the sub-step procedure below for LANs
without DHCP.
Installing cameras on LANs with DHCP
1.
Connect your camera to the LAN, then power on the camera.
2.
Open the IPAdminTool directory on your computer, then double click the file IPAdminTool.exe to
start the application. When the IPAdmin Tool starts, it will discover all the IP devices it supports that
exist on the network. The discovery process may take a few minutes.
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Review the list of IP devices found by IPAdmin Tool. You can identify your camera by the MAC
address. If the camera was not found, click the Refresh button every minute until your camera
appears in the list.
3.
After finding your camera, right click the entry, then select IP Address from the drop-down list. An
IP Setup window will open.
d.
NOTE
Record the IP Address, Subnet Mask, and Default Gateway for your PC’s Ethernet adapter for
future reference.
The Ethernet adapter data you see by using ipconfig will probably be different from that shown
in the example above. If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, the IP address is identified
as the “IPv4 Address.”
Static Option
Check LAN for default IP address compatibility
Before connecting your camera to the LAN, check the network to see if IP address 192.168.0.100 is already
in use. At a Microsoft Windows computer attached to the LAN where the camera will be connected, open a
Command Prompt window and enter:
ping 192.168.0.100
4.
In the IP Setup window, click the Static option bullet. If you have other compatible network
settings you want to apply to the device, enter them in the appropriate locations. Click Setup to
save settings.
5.
In the Login window, enter the ID and PW
(password) for your camera, then click Login. The
default administrator values for the ID and PW are
root and pass.
The “Request timed out” response indicates that the IP address is not in use and the camera can be
connected without causing conflicts. If the response from the ping command received a “Reply..”, the IP
address is in use. Contact Technical Support for further assistance, if needed.
Find network settings (IP addresses) that are not in use
6.
7.
In the IPAdmin Tool window, click Refresh. Verify that the entry representing the camera now
shows the (new) static IP address.
1.
At your PC, find an IP address on your network that is not in use:
a.
Write down the EXACT IP address of your PC up to the third/last period. Using the example
shown above, this expression is: 192.168.1. After the third period, include any number
between 1 and 254 that is different from the one in your PC’s IP address, 168. As a first try,
let’s choose 200, which will form the IP address 192.168.1.200.
b.
Next, use the ping command in the Command Prompt window to see if this IP address is in
use on your network. Enter:
ping 192.168.1.200.
Continue with procedure Step 5. Setup camera Basic Configuration.
Installing cameras on LANs without DHCP
In networks without a DHCP server, cameras must be powered on and reconfigured one at a time to avoid
addressing conflicts between other cameras, or possibly with another device on the network. Configuring
the network settings of your cameras includes these steps:
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Determine the network settings of your computer.
Check the network for compatibility with the default static network settings of your camera.
Find an IP address that is not in use and can be assigned to your camera.
Attach your camera to the network, power it on, and configuring it with new network
settings.
Determine the network settings of your computer
1.
At a PC attached to the LAN where your camera will be connected, determine the IP address, subnet
mask, and default gateway of your PC. To find this information:
a.
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Hold down the Windows key and press r to
open the Run dialog box.
b.
Type cmd in the entry field, then click OK to
open the Command Prompt window.
c.
At the command prompt, enter ipconfig. The response will show the your PC’s network
settings.
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In the example shown above, the message “Reply from 192.168.1.200: ..” indicates that
your PC can reach a device with that IP address, and that address is in use (i.e., you cannot
use it for your camera).
c.
Since the ping test showed that 192.168.1.200 is in use, try another number between 1 and
254. Let’s try to ping 192.168.1.201. At the command prompt, enter: ping 192.168.1.201
d.
In this test, the message “Request timed out” indicates that your PC cannot reach the
device with that IP address, and that address is probably not in use. If this test showed that
this IP address is in use, try other IP addresses using the steps above until an unused address
is found.
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Attach your camera to the network, power it on, and configuring it with new network settings
1.
Connect the camera to the LAN and apply power to the camera. Wait until the initialization process
completes (2 to 4 minutes) before continuing.
2.
Open the IPAdminTool directory on your computer, then double click the file IPAdminTool.exe to
start the application. When the IPAdmin Tool starts, it will discover all the IP devices it supports that
exist on the network. The discovery process may take a few minutes.
3.
In the Product list, find the entry with the same MAC address as the camera you installed. If the
camera is not shown, click Refresh once a minute to update the list.
4.
Right click on the entry for your camera and select IP Address.
After the camera VIEW screen appears, click SETUP and enter the default User name and Password, root
and pass.
Static Option
In the SETUP window, go to Basic Configuration > Users.
5.
6.
7.
In the IP Setup window:
a.
Select the Static option if it is not selected.
b.
Enter the new IP address for your camera into the IP Address field.
c.
Enter the subnet mask of your computer into the Subnet Mask field.
d.
Enter the gateway of your computer into the Gateway field.
e.
Click SETUP. A Login window will open.
In the Login window, enter the ID and PW
(password) for your camera and click Login. The
default administrator values for the ID and PW are
root and pass.
In the IPAdmin Tool window, click Refresh. Verify that the entry representing the camera now
shows the new IP address.
Step 5.
In the User list, click root to highlight it, and then click Modify. Enter a new password and click OK. In the
Users screen, click Apply, and then click OK to restart the server.
Go to Basic Configuration > Date & Time.
Setup camera Basic Configuration
To view video images from the camera, at a computer attached to the LAN where the camera is installed,
open Microsoft® Internet Explorer and go to:
http://<IP address of the camera>
If the IP address is 192.168.1.201, enter: http://192.168.1.201
If prompted to install ActiveX controls such as AxAll.cab (publisher Cap Co), AxPTZ, or AxNVC, follow screen
prompts to install the software.
NOTE
To load these ActiveX controls, you may need to adjust the security settings of your browser to
accept add-ins from unknown publishers.
On the Date & Time screen, set the Time Zone, Method, and Time Synchronization options. Click Apply.
After logging into your camera, if you cannot see live video from the camera and the message: “Can not
Create XMLDOMDocument Install MSXML4.0” appears, download and install the MS XML 4.0 library. This
library can be found at:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=3144B72B-B4F2-46DA-B4B6C5D7485F2B42&displaylang=en
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Click VIEW to exit SETUP mode and return to the web viewing screen.
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AIM AND FOCUS THE CAMERA
Set focus and zoom while observing video image from the camera. Video is provided through a web
browser, and by attaching a local video monitor to the LOOP OUT BNC connector on the back of the camera.
Use the documentation provided with your camera mounting bracket and lens to make these adjustments.
Use the documentation provided with your camera mounting bracket and lens to make these adjustments.
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