4XEM IPCAMWL40 Security Camera User Manual

Before You Use This Product
The use of surveillance devices may be prohibited by law in your country. The
Network Camera is not only a high-performance web-ready camera but also can be
part of a flexible surveillance system. It is the user’s responsibility to ensure that the
operation of such devices is legal before installing this unit for its intended use.
It is important to first verify that all contents received are complete according to the
list in the "Package Contents" chapter. Take notice of the warnings in “Quick
installation guide” before the Network Camera is installed, then carefully read and
follow the instructions in the “Installation” chapter to avoid damages due to faulty
assembly and installation.
This also ensures the product is used properly as
intended.
The Network Camera is a network device and its use should be straightforward for
those who have basic network knowledge. The “Troubleshooting” chapter in the
Appendix provides remedies to the most common errors in set up and configuration.
You should consult this chapter first if you run into a system error.
The Network Camera is designed for various applications including video sharing,
general security/surveillance, etc.
The “How to Use” chapter suggests ways to best
utilize the Network Camera and ensure proper operations. For the creative and
professional developers, the "URL Commands of The Network Camera " chapter
serves to be a helpful reference to customize existing homepages or integrating with
the current web server.
For paragraphs preceded by
completely the warnings.
the reader should use caution to understand
Ignoring the warnings may result in serious hazards or
injuries.
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Table of Contents
Before You Use This Product......................................................................1
Package Contents ....................................................................................5
Installation .............................................................................................6
Hardware installation..........................................................................6
Software installation...........................................................................8
Initial Access to the Network Camera .................................................. 10
Check Network Settings .............................................................. 10
Add Password to prevent Unauthorized Access................................ 10
How to Use ..................................................................................... 11
Authentication............................................................................ 11
Installing plug-in.............................................................................. 12
Primary user’s capability ................................................................... 13
Main screen with camera view ...................................................... 13
Digital Zoom .............................................................................. 14
Digital Output ............................................................................ 14
Snapshot................................................................................... 14
Client settings ............................................................................ 15
Administrator’s capability .................................................................. 17
Fine-tuning for Best Performance .................................................. 17
Opening accounts for new users ................................................... 19
Change homepage layout ............................................................ 20
Build a multimedia web attraction site ........................................... 26
Build a security application .......................................................... 30
Software revision upgrade ........................................................... 33
Definition in Configuration ...................................................................... 34
System parameters .......................................................................... 35
Security settings .............................................................................. 36
Network settings.............................................................................. 37
General ..................................................................................... 37
HTTP ........................................................................................ 37
Streaming ................................................................................. 37
WLAN Configuration .................................................................... 38
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Mail & FTP....................................................................................... 40
SMTP ........................................................................................ 40
FTP .......................................................................................... 40
DDNS and UPnP settings ................................................................... 42
Video codec parameters .................................................................... 43
Motion detection .............................................................................. 45
Application settings .......................................................................... 46
Weekly schedule......................................................................... 46
Event operation.......................................................................... 46
Sequential operation ................................................................... 47
Homepage layout settings ................................................................. 48
Viewing system log .......................................................................... 49
Viewing system parameters............................................................... 49
Restore factory default settings.......................................................... 49
Appendix.............................................................................................. 50
A. Troubleshooting ........................................................................... 50
Status LED ................................................................................ 50
Reset and restore ....................................................................... 50
B. Frequently asked questions ........................................................... 51
C. URL commands of the Network Camera........................................... 54
Capture update Snapshot of JPEG image........................................ 54
Query status of the digital input ................................................... 54
Drive the digital output ............................................................... 54
Restore factory default settings .................................................... 54
Restart system........................................................................... 55
Page URL .................................................................................. 56
System resource URL .................................................................. 56
General format of command URL .................................................. 57
System configuration URL ............................................................ 57
Security configuration URL ........................................................... 58
Network configuration URL........................................................... 58
Mail & FTP configuration URL ........................................................ 60
DDNS & UPnP configuration URL ................................................... 61
Video configuration URL .............................................................. 62
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Image quality configuration URL ................................................... 63
Application configuration URL ....................................................... 64
Homepage layout configuration URL .............................................. 65
D. Technical specifications ................................................................. 66
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Package Contents
Network Camera IPCAMWL40
Camera stand
Power adapter
Software CD
I/O terminal block connector
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Installation
Hardware installation
Please verify that your product package contains all the
accessories listed in the foregoing Package Contents.
Depending on the user’s application, an Ethernet cable
may be needed. The Ethernet cable should meet the specs
of UTP Category 5 and not exceed 100 meters in length.
Connect the power adapter jack to the Network
Camera before plugging in to the power socket. This will
reduce the risk of accidental electric shock.
Upon powering up, the device runs through a self-test procedure and the front LEDs
will blink between green and red a few times.
If self-test passes, the LED will be green
and the Network Camera will standby for getting IP address. If self-test fails the red
LED will blink several times. Refer to Appendix A for troubleshooting.
The Network Camera will first detect Ethernet. If it does not connect to Ethernet, the
Network Camera will try WLAN. During the searching and connecting process to the
wireless access point or station, the red LED of the Network Camera will flash every
second.
Until the Network Camera connects to the other wireless device, the red LED
will become lighted.
Operating in either network mode, the green LED will flash every
second as heartbeat to indicate alive.
To install in Ethernet
Make sure the Ethernet is firmly connected to a switch hub. After attaching the
Ethernet cable plug in the power adapter. If the LED turns out to be steady green after
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self-test, go to next paragraph “Software installation”. If the Ethernet is not available,
Network Camera will switch to wireless LAN mode.
To install in wireless LAN
If the Ethernet is not available while power on, the Network Camera will search for any
access point with the SSID “default”. Once any access point is found, the LED will turn
green to wait for installation. If the network environment cannot meet the default
settings, install Network Camera in Ethernet to proceed with wireless LAN
configuration.
The Network Camera provides a general I/O terminal block with one digital input and
one relay switch for device control. Pin 1 and pin 2 can be connected to an external
sensor device and the state of voltage will be monitored from the initial state 'LOW'.
The relay switch of pin 3 and pin 4 can be used to turn on or off the external device.
Consult with the dealer of the peripherals for correct installation.
1
DI-
INPUT (Initial state of DI is low)
2
DI+
INPUT (Max. 50mA, 12VDC)
3
SW_COMMON
OUTPUT (open from SW_OPEN at initial state)
(close with SW_OPEN when set DO to ON)
4
SW_NOPEN
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OUTPUT (Max. 1A, 24VDC or 0.5A, 125VAC
Software installation
In this manual, "User" refers to whoever has access to the Network Camera, and
"Administrator" refers to the person who can configure the Network Camera and grant
user access to the camera.
At the end of the hardware installation, users can use Installer program included in the
product CDROM to find the location of the Network Camera. There may be many
Network Cameras in the local network. Users can differentiate the Network Cameras
with the serial number. The serial number is printed on the labels on the carton and the
bottom of the Network Camera body.
The IP addresses shown in the
"Current
IP
Address"
field
reflect those on the local
network.
They may be from
the DHCP server.
If there is
no DHCP server, the camera
will try to find a free IP
address (this takes from 15
second
to
3
minutes,
depending on the LAN status).
The method of finding IP
address
is
seeking
from
192.168.0.99
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If users run Installer program before the
hardware
installation,
the
Network
Camera may not be showed on the
Installer
list.
After
the
hardware
installation, users may click on
to update the list.
Users
may
click
directly
on
to access the Network
Camera in the default browser.
Once installation is complete, the Administrator should proceed to the next
section "Initial access to the Network Camera" for necessary checks and
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configurations.
Initial Access to the Network Camera
Check Network Settings
The Network Camera can be connected either before or immediately after software
installation onto the Local Area Network. The Administrator should complete the
network settings on the configuration page, including the correct subnet mask and IP
address of gateway and DNS. Ask your network administrator or Internet service
provider for the detail information. By default the Network Camera requires the
Administrator to run installation every time it reboots. If the network settings are to
remain unchanged, disable the Install option. Refer to “Network settings” on the
System Configuration page for details. If any setting is entered incorrectly and cannot
proceed to setting up the Network Camera, restore the factory settings following the
steps in the “Troubleshooting” chapter of the Appendix.
Add Password to prevent Unauthorized Access
The default Administrator’s password is blank and the Network Camera initially will not
ask for any password. The Administrator should immediately implement a new
password as a matter of prudent security practice. Once the Administrator’s password
is saved, the Network Camera will ask for the user’s name and password before each
access. The Administrator can set up a maximum of twenty (20) user accounts. Each
user can access the Network Camera except to perform system configuration. Some
critical functions are exclusive for the Administrator, such as system configuration, user
administration, and software upgrades. The user name for the Administrator is
permanently assigned as “root”. Once the password is changed, the browser will
display an authentication window to ask for the new password. Once the password is
set, there is no provision to recover the Administrator’s password.
option is to restore to the original factory default settings.
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The only
How to Use
Authentication
After opening the Web browser and typing in the URL of the Network Camera, a
dialogue window pops up to request a username and password. Upon successful
authentication, the following figure is displayed.
The foreground is the login window and the background shows the message if
authentication fails. The user may check the option box to save the password for future
convenience.
This option is not available to the Administrator for obvious reason.
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Installing plug-in
For the initial access to the Network Camera in Windows, the web browser may prompt
for permission to install a new plug-in for the Network Camera. Permission request
depends on the Internet security settings of the user’s PC or notebook. If the highest
security level is set, the computer may prohibit any installation and execution attempt.
This plug-in has been registered for certificate and is used to display the video in the
browser. Users may click on
to proceed. If the web browser does not allow the
user to continue to install, check the Internet security option to lower the security
levels or contact your IT or networking supervisor for help.
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Primary user’s capability
Main screen with camera view
The main page layout has two parts:
Configuration functions: The camera can be configured using these user interfaces.
Camera View: What the camera sees.
Click on the configuration link to the left of the image window to enter the configuration
page.
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Digital Zoom
Click on the magnifier icon under the camera view then the digital zoom control panel
will be shown. Uncheck “Disable digital zoom” and use the slider control to change the
zoom factors.
Digital Output
Clicking on the “On” or “Off” button turns the digital output to either on or off status.
Snapshot
Click on
, web browser will pop up a new window to show the snapshot.
Users can point at the snapshot and click the right button of mouse to save it.
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Client settings
At the initial access to the “Connection type” page in Windows, the web browser will ask
for a new plug-in installation, the plug-in being the Network Camera. This plug-in has
been registered for certification and can be used to change the parameters at the
client’s site. The user may click on
to install the plug-in. If the web browser
does not allow the user to complete the installation, check the Internet security to
lower the security level or contact your IT or networking supervisor.
There are two settings for the client side. One is “Media Option” for users to
determine if audio should be muted. The other is “Protocol Option” which allows
choices on connection protocol between client and server. There are three protocols
choices to optimize your usage - UDP, TCP and HTTP.
The UDP protocol allows for more real-time audio and video streams. However, some
packets may be lost due to network burst traffic and images may be obscured.
The TCP protocol allows for less packet loss and produces a more accurate video display.
The downside with this protocol is that the real-time effect is worse than that with the
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UDP protocol.
The HTTP protocol must be selected if the network is protected by a firewall and it only
allows HTTP Port (80) to be opened. In this mode, audio will not be sent and only video
is operational.
If no special need is required, UDP protocol is recommended. Generally
speaking, the client’s choice will be in the order of UDP → TCP → HTTP. After the
Network Camera is connected successfully, “Protocol Option” will indicate the selected
protocol. The selected protocol will be recorded in the user's PC and will be used for the
next connection. If the network environment is changed, or the user wants to let the
web browser to detect again, manually select the UDP protocol, save, and return HOME
to re-connect.
<url> http://<Network Camera>/protocol.html
<Network Camera> is the domain name or the original IP address of the Network
Camera.
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Administrator’s capability
Fine-tuning for Best Performance
Best performance generally equates to the fastest image refresh rate with the best
video quality, and at the lowest network bandwidth as possible. The three factors,
“Maximum frame rate”, “Fix bit rate”, and “Fix quality” on the Video Configuration page,
are correlative to allow for achieving the best performance possible.
For Best Real-time Video Images
To achieve good real-time visual effect, the network bandwidth should be large enough
to allow a transmission rate of greater than 20 image frames per second. If the
broadband network is over 1 Mbps, set the “Fix bit rate” to 1000Kbps or 1200Kbps, and
set “Fix quality” at the highest quality. The maximum frame rate is 30. If your network
bandwidth is more than 384Kbps, you can fix the bit rate according to your bandwidth
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and set the maximum frame rate to 30 fps. If the images vary dramatically in your
environment, you may want to slow the maximum frame rate down to 20 fps in order
to lower the rate of data transmission. This allows for better video quality and the
human eyes cannot readily detect the differences between those of 20, 25, or 30
frames per second. If your network bandwidth is below 384 Kbps, set the “Fix bit rate”
according to your bandwidth and try to get the best performance by fine-tuning with
the “Maximum frame rate”. In a slow network, greater frame rate results in blur images.
Another work-around is to choose “Half” in the “Size” option for better images, or
“Halfx2” for a larger image view. Video quality performance will vary somewhat due to
the number of users viewing on the network; even when the parameters have initially
been finely tuned.
Performance will also suffer due to poor connectivity because of
the network’s burst constraint.
Only Quality Images Will Do
To have the best video quality, you should set “Fix quality” at “Detailed” or “Excellent”
and adjust the “Maximum frame rate” to match your network’s bandwidth. If your
network is slow and you receive “broken” pictures, go to the TCP protocol in
“Connection type” and choose a more appropriate mode of transmission. The images
may suffer a time delay due to a slower connection.
The delay will also increase with
added number of users.
Somewhere Between Real-time and Clear Images
If you have a broadband network, set “Fix quality” at ”Normal” or better, rather than
setting “Fix bit rate”. You can also fix the bandwidth according to your actual network
speed and adjust the frame rate.
15 fps.
Start from 30 fps down for best results but not below
If the image qualities are not improved, select a lower bandwidth setting.
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Opening accounts for new users
Protect Network Camera by passwords
The Network Camera is shipped without any password by default. That means
everyone can access the Network Camera including the configuration as long as the IP
address is known. It is necessary to assign a password if the Network Camera is
1 to enable protection.
intended to be accessed by others. Type a new word twice in ○
This password is used to identify the administrator. Then add an account with user
2 . Network Camera can provide twenty
name and password for your friends in ○
accounts for your valuable customers or friends. Each account identifies the access
right rather than the real visitor. That allows multiple visitors share the same account
of different level.
An option to access DI/DO is provided for each account. Some users
may need to prohibit from controlling your attached devices. You may delete some
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3 .
users from ○
4
More flexible options for viewers ○
The first option allows anyone uses “demo” as the user name to view without password.
The Administrator can also decide if more viewers are allowed to watch the video if the
viewers exceed the limit. The overloaded viewers will have snapshot mode instead.
Change homepage layout
How to change the subject text of homepage
1. Click on “Configuration” on homepage,
2. Change the text in “Host name”,
3. Click on “Save” button.
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How to change the font color
1. Click on “Configuration” on homepage,
2. Click on “Homepage layout” at the left column,
3. Find “Font color” and pull down the list to choose any color you like,
4. Click on “Save” button.
* The font color is better to contrast with the background.
How to change the background
1. Click on “Configuration” on homepage,
2. Click on “Homepage layout” at the left column,
If you want to display simple color without any image,
3. Find “Background graph” and choose “blank”,
4. Find “Background color” and pull down the list to choose any color you like,
5. Click on “Save” button.
* The background color is better to contrast with the font.
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If you want to use the image from another web site as background,
3. Find “Background graph” and choose “Url”,
4. Type the URL of the image on the Internet in the edit box, for example,
“http://dgl.microsoft.com/thumbnails/j023/j0235217(t).gif”,
5. Click on “Save” button.
If you want to change the default background image stored in the Network Camera,
3. Find “Background graph” and choose “default”,
4. Click on “Save” button,
5. Prepare an image file with size less than 131000 bytes and rename it to wallppr.jpg,
6. Open an FTP client program and connect to the Network Camera. The user name and
password is as same as the Administrator’s.
7. Transfer wallppr.jpg in local folder to the Network Camera,
8. Close the FTP program and reload the homepage of the Network Camera.
How to change the image logo at the upper left corner of homepage
1. Click on “Configuration” on homepage,
2. Click on “Homepage layout” at the left column,
If you want to remove any logo,
3. Find “Logo graph” and choose “blank”,
4. Click on “Save” button.
If you want to use the image from another web site as logo,
3. Find “Logo graph” and choose “Url”,
4. Type the URL of the image on the Internet in the edit box, for example,
“http://dgl.microsoft.com/thumbnails/j023/j0234430(t).gif”,
5. Click on “Save” button.
If you want to change the default logo stored in the Network Camera,
3. Find “Logo graph” and choose “default”,
4. Click on “Save” button,
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5. Prepare an image file with size less than 65000 bytes and rename it to logo.gif,
6. Open an FTP client program and connect to the Network Camera. The user name and
password is as same as the Administrator’s.
7. Transfer logo.gif in local folder to the Network Camera,
8. Close the FTP program and reload the homepage of the Network Camera.
If you want to add hyperlink to the logo image,
3. Find “Logo link” and type the hyperlink in the edit box, for example,
http://www.mywebsite.com,
4. Click on “Save” button.
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How to design my own homepage to replace the current one
1. Prepare your own homepage with size less than 65000 bytes and rename it to
user.htm,
2. Insert the html codes of video object, the bold Italian text in the following example,
into the appropriate position in user.htm. Note that the codes of video object must be
copied exactly the same including the letter case.
****** Example homepage begin ******
<html>
<head>
<title>Example – custom homepage</title>
</head>
<body background="/pic/wallppr.jpg">
<p>
<a href="/setup/config.html">
<img
src="http://dgl.microsoft.com/thumbnails/j023/j0234430(t).gif"
align="left" width="64" height="64">
</a>
<font size="7" face="Comic Sans MS" color="#FF0000">
Network Camera Demo
</font>
</p>
<p align="left">
<!-- Copy the next bold line to where you want to show the image coming from
Network Camera. This line is remark only and is hidden on homepage. //-->
<OBJECT ID=VAMCtrl></OBJECT>
</p>
</body>
</html>
****** Example homepage end ******
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3. Open an FTP client program and connect to the Network Camera. The user name and
password is as same as the Administrator’s.
4. Transfer user.htm in local folder to the Network Camera,
5. Close the FTP program and reload the homepage of the Network Camera,
6. Click on “Configuration” on homepage,
7. Click on “Homepage layout” at the left column,
8. Check “Use the customized homepage”.
9. Click on “Save” button and return to homepage.
* The user.htm only provides plain text content that scripts and URL of external
resources can be used to adorn the homepage. Refer to tutorials of writing HTML and
scripts.
If the customized homepage goes wrong and cannot display, link to the “Homepage
layout” page, “http://<IP address of Network Camera>/setup/layout.html”, to disable
“Use the customized homepage”.
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Build a multimedia web attraction site
Demo on multiple sites – mid-scale service
The Network Camera can allow ten visitors on-line simultaneously. After installation,
focus the Network Camera on any view you would like friends to share and tell the
visitors to type in the web browser address. Caution: You may want to maintain your
visitor’s list in the security configuration page to block out unexpected visitors. No need
to have the geeks’ skill and equipments, no need to find suitable software.
Product demo for e-business – large-scale service
If the number of visitors has exceeded the limit, the Network Camera can allow the
"overload" viewers to see the snapshots in JPEG mode, on the homepage.
still images and will be refreshed periodically and automatically.
These are
It needs a script
function supported by the web browser.
1. Click on “Configuration” on homepage,
2. Click on “Security” at the left column,
3. Go to the page bottom and check “Allow more viewers with snapshot mode”,
4. Set the snapshot interval to refresh the still image automatically. The longer the
snapshot interval is, the better the snapshot mode works for more viewers.
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If you want to expand to allow in more viewers, the host server should be able to
handle large network traffic, which must handle the picture refreshing from the
Network Camera.
If the web space has FTP service,
Set the Network Camera as an FTP client to upload the pictures. The access to the
Network Camera will be independent of the number of viewers and the picture quality
will remain constant.
1. Click on “Configuration” on homepage,
2. Click on “Network” at the left column,
3. Fill the FTP related settings including server, user name and password, as well as the
upload path if specified by the web space,
4. Click on save and wait for system restart,
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5. Click on “Application” at the left column,
6. Select the weekday and daily schedule you want to upload the pictures,
7. Select “Sequential operation” and set the interval,
8. Select FTP without date time suffix as the upload method and click on save,
9. The image file uploaded to the web space is named “video.jpg”. Check if the file is
successfully uploaded to the correct folder,
10. Prepare a homepage with the embedded image reference to the image file
uploaded via FTP in advance.
If the web space has no FTP service,
An auto-refresh homepage can be used to periodically poll the newest image from the
Network Camera. It is most efficient if using a free web space provider as the FTP
service may be limiting.
1. Prepare an auto-refresh homepage like the following example. The URL of image is
http://“IP address of the Network Camera”/cgi-bin/video.jpg. Modify the IP address
according to your Network Camera. Define the refresh interval according to your
network bandwidth for best result. If the refresh rate is too fast and there is a large
number of visitors, this may overload the Network Camera and slows the response.
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****** Example homepage begin ******
<html>
<head>
<title>Example - auto refresh</title>
</head>
<body background="/pic/wallppr.jpg">
<p align=left>
<font size="7" face="Comic Sans MS" color="#FF0000">
Network Camera Demo
</font>
</p>
<p align=left>
<!-- Begin of scripts to auto refresh the image. Change the IP address in the image
URL and refreshrate if necessary. //-->
<script language=javascript>
var image="http://192.168.0.203/cgi-bin/video.jpg";
//IMAGE URL
var refreshrate=5;
//SECONDS BETWEEN REFRESH
var imgwidth=352;
//IMAGE WIDTH
var imgheight=240;
//IMAGE HEIGHT (NTSC:240; PAL:288)
function refresh(){
document.images["pic"].src=image+"?"+new Date();
setTimeout('refresh()', refreshrate*1000);}
document.write('<img
src="'+image+'"
width="'+imgwidth+'" name="pic">');
if(document.images)window.onload=refresh;
</script>
<!-- End of scripts to auto refresh the image. //-->
</p>
</body>
</html>****** Example homepage end ******
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height="'+imgheight+'"
Build a security application
The Administrator can combine options on the application page to perform many useful
security applications. There are two
trigger
sources
coming
from
attached devices such as for motion
detection. There are also two kinds
of actions responding to such events,
including uploading snapshots over
the
Internet
and
driving
other
attached devices. To upload the
snapshots, users can choose either
email or FTP according to user’s
needs. Both e-mail and FTP use the
network settings on the network
page. Refer to the definition section
for detail configuration.
1.
Click
on
“Configuration”
on
homepage,
2. Click on “Application” at the left
column,
3. Check the weekdays as you need
and give the period of "Snapshots
begin" time and "Snapshots end"
time
to
monitor
the
trigger
conditions every day,
4. Check the “Event operation”.
The trigger condition can be set to
detected motion or status of the
attached device,
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5. Set the delay before detecting next event to avoid continuous false alarms
following the original event,
6. Set the delay to take snapshots after event to capture the direction of the moving
objects,
Send snapshots when motion is detected
If no external sensor is available, Administrator can use the built-in motion detection to
monitor any movement and send snapshots via email for security check.
7. Click on “Motion detection” at the left column,
8. Check “Enable motion detection”,
9. Click on new to have a new window to monitor video,
10. Type in a name to identify the new window
11. Use the mouse to click, hold, and drag the window corner to resize or the title bar
to move,
12. Fine-tune using the “Sensitivity” and “Percentage” fields to best suit the camera’s
environment. Higher ”Sensitivity” detects the slighter motion. Higher “Percentage”
discriminates smaller objects,
13. Clicking on “Save” enables the activity display. Green means the motion in the
window is under the watermark set by Administrator and red means it is over the
watermark,
14. Click on “Application” at the left column,
15. Check the window name set in step 10,
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16. Check “Upload snapshots while motion detected”, if e-mailing the snapshots is
preferred,
17. Check “Send snapshots by email”,
18. Click on save to validate.
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Software revision upgrade
Customers can obtain the up-to-date software from the web site. An easy-to-use
Upgrade Wizard is provided to upgrade the Network Camera with just a few clicks. The
upgrade function is opened to the Administrator only. To upgrade the system, follow
the procedures below.
1. Download the firmware file named FLASH.BIN from the appropriate product folder.
2. Run the Upgrade Wizard and proceed following the prompts. Refer to the
instructions of the Upgrade Wizard for details.
3. The whole process will finish in a few minutes and it will automatically restart the
system.
If power fails during the writing process of Flash memory, the program in the
memory of the Network Camera may be destroyed permanently. If the Network
Camera cannot restart properly, ask your dealer for technical service.
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Definition in Configuration
Only the Administrator can access system configuration. Each category in the left
column will be explained in the following pages. The bold texts are the specific phrase
on the Option pages. The Administrator may type the URL below the figure to directly
enter the frame page of configuration. If the Administrator also wants to set certain
options through the URL, read the reference appendix for details.
<url> http://<Network Camera>/setup/config.html
<Network Camera> is the domain name or original IP address of the Network Camera.
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System parameters
"Host name" The text displays the title at the top of the main page.
“Turn off the LED indicator” Check this option to shut off the LED beside the lens. It
can prevent others from observing the operation.
"Keep current date and time" Click on this to reserve the current date and time of
the Network Camera. An internal real-time clock maintains the date and time even
when the power of the system is turned off.
"Sync with computer time" Synchronizes the date and time of the Network Camera
with the local computer. The read-only date and time of the PC is displayed as updated.
“Manual” Adjust the date and time according to what is entered by the Administrator.
Notice the format in the related field while doing the entry.
“Automatic” Synchronize with the NTP server over the Internet whenever the
Network Camera starts up. It will fail if the assigned time-server cannot be reached.
“NTP server” Assign the IP address or domain name of the time-server. Leaving the
text box blank connects the Network Camera to the default time-servers.
"Time zone" Adjust the time with that of the time-servers for local settings.
Remember to click on
to immediately validate the changes. Otherwise, the
correct time will not be synchronized
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Security settings
“Root password” Change the Administrator’s password by type in the new password
identically in both text boxes. The typed entries will be displayed as asterisks for the
security purpose. After pressing
, the web browser will ask the Administrator for
the new password for access.
“Add user” Type the new user's name and password and press
to insert the new
entry. The new user will be displayed in the user name list. There is a maximum of
twenty user accounts. Each user can have the privilege to “Permit for I/O control”.
“Delete user” Pull down the user list to find the user’s name and press
to
complete.
“Allow ‘demo’ account to view” Click this to permit anyone who types in “demo” as
user name. No password is needed for demo account. Note that a demo account is
restricted to view only.
“Allow more viewers with snapshot mode” There can only be a maximum of 10
users to simultaneously view the video. This option allows for the 11th viewer on, the
overloaded viewers, to see only still images. These still images are automatically
refreshed by the interval defined below. This feature must be supported by the java
script capability of the web browsers.
“Snapshot interval” defines the refresh rate of the still image in the homepage seen
by the overloaded viewers.
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Network settings
Any changes made to this page will restart the system in order to validate the changes.
Make sure every field is entered correctly before clicking on
.
"Reset IP address at next boot", the default status is checked to get IP address
automatically at the server start. Therefore, once the network settings, especially the
IP address, have been entered correctly, uncheck this option
General
“IP address” This is necessary for network identification.
“Subnet mask” This is used to determine if the destination is in the same subnet. The
default value is “255.255.255.0”.
“Default router” This is the gateway used to forward frames to destinations in a
different subnet. Invalid router setting will fail the transmission to destinations in
different subnet.
“Primary DNS” The primary domain name server that translates hostnames into IP
addresses.
“Secondary DNS” Secondary domain name server that backups the Primary DNS.
HTTP
“Http port” This can be other than the default port 80. Once the port is changed, the
users must be notified the change for the connection to be successful. For instance,
when the Administrator changes the HTTP port of the Network Camera whose IP
address is 192.168.0.100 from 80 to 8080, the users must type in the web browser
“http://192.168.0.100:8080” instead of “http://192.168.0.100”.
Streaming
“Control channel port” This can be something other than the default port 5001 in
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order to work with the port opened by the firewall.
“Audio channel port” This can be something other than the default port 5002 in
order to work with the port opened by the firewall.
“Video channel port” This can be something other than the default port 5003 in
order to work with the port opened by the firewall.
“Improve audio quality in low bandwidth environment” if the Network Camera
seems to work in a low bandwidth network environment, the user can use this option
to see if audio quality can be improved by sacrificing some real-time synchronization.
“Mute” This can force the transmission protocol to HTTP and disable audio.
WLAN Configuration
“SSID” (Service Set Identifier), it is a name that identifies a wireless network. Access
Points and wireless clients attempting to connect to a specific WLAN (Wireless Local
Area Network) must use the same SSID. The default setting is default. Note: The
maximum length of SSID is 32 single-byte characters and SSID can’t be any of “, <, >
and space character.
“Wireless mode” Clicking on the pull-down menu to select from the following
options:
“Infrastructure” Make the Network Camera connect to the WLAN via an Access Point.
(The default setting)
“Ad-Hoc” Make the Network Camera connect directly to a host equipped with a
wireless adapter in a peer-to-peer environment.
“Channel” While in infrastructure mode, the channel is selected automatically to
match the channel setting for the selected Access Point. In Ad-Hoc mode, the channel
must be manually set to the same channel for each wireless adapter. The default
channel setting depends on the installed region.
“TX rate” This field is for selecting the maximum transmission rate on the network.
The default setting is “auto”, that is the Network Camera will try to connect to the other
wireless device with highest transmitting rate.
“Preamble”, either “Long preamble” or “Short preamble” defines the length of the
CRC block (Cyclic Redundancy Check is a common technique for detecting data
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transmission errors) for communication between the Access Point and the roaming
wireless device. Long Preamble is the default setting. Note: High network traffic areas
should use the shorter preamble type.
“Data encryption” Checking the box to enable the data encryption. By default it is
disabled.
“Auth. Mode” Choosing one of the following modes, (Auto is the default setting)
z
“Auto” – Will automatically decide the authentication mode of the wireless client.
z
“Shared” – allows communication only with other devices with identical WEP
settings.
z
“Open” – communicates the key across the network.
“Key length” The administrator can select the key length among 64, 128 or 256 bits.
64bits is the default setting.
“Key format” Hexadecimal or ASCII. “HEX” is the default setting.
z
“HEX” digits consist of the numbers 0~9 and the letters A-F.
z
“ASCII” is a code for representing English letters as numbers from 0-127 except
“, <, > and space characters that are reserved.
“Network Key” Entering a key in either hexadecimal or ASCII format. When selecting
different key length, acceptable input length is listed as following:
64 bits key length: 10 Hex digits or 5 characters.
128 bites key length: 26 Hex digits or 13 characters.
256 bits key length: 58 Hex digits or 29 characters.
Note: When 22(“), 3C(<) or 3E(>) are input in network key, the key format can’t be
changed to ASCII format.
Some invalid settings may cause the system failure to respond. Change the
configuration only if necessary and consult with your network supervisor or experienced
users for correct settings. Once the system has lost contact, refer to Appendix A for reset
and restore procedures.
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Mail & FTP
SMTP
When the SMTP server support SMTP authentication, users need to give the valid user
name and password to send email via the server.
“SMTP (mail) server 1” The domain name or IP address of the external email server.
“User name of SMTP 1” This granted user name on the external email server.
“Password of SMTP 1” This granted password on the external email server.
“Recipient email address 1” The email address of the recipients for snapshots or log
file. Multiple recipients must be separated by semicolon, ‘;’.
“SMTP (mail) server 2” The domain name or IP address of another email server once
the previous server is unreachable.
“User name of SMTP 2”, granted user name on the backup email server.
“Password of SMTP 2”, granted password on the backup email server.
“Recipient email address 2” The email address of the recipients for the backup
server.
“Sender email address”, the email address of the sender.
FTP
“Local FTP server port” This can be other than the default port 21. The user can
change this value from 1 to 65535. After the changed, the external FTP client program
must change the server port of connection accordingly.
“1st FTP server” The domain name or the IP address of the external FTP server. The
following user settings must be correctly configured for remote access.
“1st FTP user name” Granted user name on the external FTP server.
“1st FTP password” Granted password on the external FTP server.
“1st FTP remote folder” Granted folder on the external FTP server. The string must
conform to that of the external FTP server. Some FTP servers cannot accept preceding
slash symbol before the path without virtual path mapping. Refer to the instructions for
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the external FTP server for details. The folder privilege must be open for upload.
“Primary FTP passive mode” The Network Camera is located inside the network
protected by a firewall, data connection for FTP may be prohibited. By selecting passive
mode, the FTP can bypass the rule and allow snapshot upload to proceed. If the passive
mode is selected, the Network Camera can automatically attempt for active mode, if
the external FTP server does not support passive mode.
“2nd FTP server” The domain name or IP address of the external FTP server.
“2nd FTP user name” Granted user name on the backup FTP server.
“2nd FTP password” Granted password on the backup FTP server.
“2nd FTP remote folder” Granted folder on the backup FTP server.
“Secondary FTP passive mode” Passive mode setting for the backup FTP server.
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DDNS and UPnP settings
“Enable DDNS” This option turns on the DDNS function.
“Provider” The provider list contains four hosts that provide DDNS services. Please
connect to the service provider’s website to make sure the service charges.
“Host name” If users wants to use DDNS service, this field must be filled. Please input
the hostname that is registered in the DDNS server.
“Username/E-mail” The Username or E-mail field is necessary for logging in the
DDNS server or notify users of the new IP address. Note: when this field is input as
“Username” the following field must be input as “Password”.
“Password/Key” Please input the password or key to get the DDNS service.
“Enable UPnP” The turns on or off the UPnP function. When UPnP is turn off, the
camera cannot be found through network neighbors in MS Windows. XP. If the UPnP
network component is installed in Windows XP, the hostname of the Network Camera
will be shown with bracketed IP address in the Network neighbors. Ex: Network
Camera (192.168.0.96). That is: The hostname of the Network Camera is “Network
Camera”, and the IP address of the Network Camera is 192.168.0.96.
“Save” Click on the button to save current settings for the DDNS service and UPnP
function.
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Video codec parameters
“Text on video” The text will be displayed in the black bar above the video window
with a timestamp. The timestamp is captured from the date and time of the Network
Camera that is maintained by a built-in real-time clock.
“Color” Select either for color or monochrome video display.
“Size” There are five options for three video sizes. “Half” is the quarter size of
“Normal”. “Half x 2” has the same video size as “Normal” but of a lesser quality,
while consuming less network bandwidth. “Normal” is the quarter size of “Double”.
“Normal x 2” has the same video size as “Double” but of a lesser quality, while
consuming less network bandwidth.
“Power line frequency (for fluorescent light)”, the fluorescent light will flash
according to the power line frequency that depends on local utility. Change the
frequency setting to eliminate uncomfortable flash image when the light source is only
fluorescent light.
There are three dependent parameters provided for video performance adjustment.
“Maximum frame rate” This limits the maximal refresh frame rate, which can be
combined with the “Video quality control” to optimize the bandwidth utilization and
video quality. If the user wants to fix the bandwidth utilization regardless of the video
quality, choose “Fix bit rate” and select the desired bandwidth. The video quality may
be poor due to the sending of maximal frame rate within the limited bandwidth when
images are moving rapidly. Consequently, to ensure
detailed video quality
(quantization rate) regardless of the network, it will utilize more bandwidth to send the
maximal frames when images change drastically.
“Flip” Vertically rotate the video.
“Mirror” Horizontally rotate the video. Check options both if the Network Camera is
installed upside down.
“White balance” Adjust the value for best color temperature.
Click on this button to pop up another window to tune “Brightness”,
“Contrast”, “Hue” and “Saturation” for video compensation. Each field has eleven
levels ranged from -5 to +5. The user may press
When the image is O.K., press
to set the image settings.
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to fine-tune the image.
Click on this to
recall the original settings without incorporating the changes.
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Motion detection
“Enable motion detection” Check this option to turn on motion detection.
Click on this button to add a new window. At most three windows can exist
simultaneously. Use the mouse to click, hold, and drag the window frame to resize or
the title bar to move. Clicking on the ‘x’ at the upper right-hand corner of the window
to delete the window. Remember to save in order to validate the changes.
Click on this button to save the related window settings. A graphic bar will rise or
fall depending on the image variation. A green bar means the image variation is under
monitoring level and a red bar means the image variation is over monitoring level.
When the bar goes red, the detected window will also be outlined in red. Going back to
the homepage, the monitored window is hidden but the red frame shows when motion
is detected.
"Window Name" The text will show at the top of the window.
“Sensitivity” This sets the endurable difference between two sequential images.
“Percentage” This sets the space ratio of moving objects in the monitoring window.
Higher sensitivity and small percentage will allow easier motion detection.
The following figure shows the screen when
is clicked. The monitoring window
has been outlined in red and the graphic bar goes red since the goldfish is moving.
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Application settings
Weekly schedule
“Sun” ~ “Sat” Select the days of the week to perform the following operations.
“Snapshots begin at” Set the time to start operations.
“Snapshots stop at” Set the time to stop operations.
Setting identical begin time and stop time means 24-hour operation.
“All the time except for the above schedule” Set the schedule all the time except
for the above in a week.
Event operation
“Delay second(s) before detecting next event” Set the time delay before
restarting to check on the triggering condition when the current condition is triggered.
“Take snapshots at second(s) after event” After the camera has taken a snapshot
when a condition is triggered, another snapshot will be taken after this configured
interval, in seconds.
“Trigger condition” There are four conditions relative to the digital input and the
three windows for motion detection. More than one condition can be selected at once.
Select the appropriate digital input condition that suits the characteristics of the
external device. “high”, “low” selects level-triggering via
external voltage input.
“rising”, “falling” is for edge-triggering. There are three windows for motion detection
each can be assigned a name. If motion detection has not been set up, “undefined”
will be shown instead of the window title. If this happens, clicking on “Motion detection”
and a note will show to direct the User to the configuration page for motion detection.
“Trigger action” There are four options for two types of action. More than one
condition can be selected at once. While choosing to trigger an output alarm, the digital
output will short both pins and complete the external device’s circuit. The normal state
is open. Either email or FTP can be used to command uploading snapshots. The
snapshot names will be “vpre.jpg”, “vtrg.jpg”, and “vpos.jpg”, respectively. They stand
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for the snapshots, before event, right upon event, and after event. The date and time
suffix may also be added as an option. Confirm the external mail or FTP server settings
in the network configuration.
“Reset output” Select and save this option to reset the external device at the digital
output to return to the original state.
Sequential operation
“Snapshot every second(s)” The Network Camera will send snapshots at the
specified intervals to the external server using the method selected below. Remember:
This operation is still subject to the conditions set in the weekly schedule..
“Send snapshots by email” This selects the uploading method following the
intervals set above. The snapshot named “video.jpg” will be attached in the email with
the subject title “Periodic snapshots”.
“Send snapshots by FTP” The snapshots will be uploaded to the external FTP server
with the file name defined in the next option. This can also be used to refresh the
captured images stored in the external web server to build creative homepages.
“FTP put snapshots with date and time suffix” This option sets up the snapshot
capture date and time, which can be used to easily differentiate the snapshot file
names
in
either
the
sequential
or
event
operation.
For
instance,
“video@20030102030405.jpg” means the JPEG image was captured in the year 2003,
January the 2nd, at 3 o’clock, 4 minute, and 5 second. If this suffix is omitted, the file
named “video.jpg” on the external FTP server will be refreshed at the specified interval.
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Homepage layout settings
“Use the customized homepage”, check this option to use “user.htm” uploaded by
the Administrator instead of the default one. Refer to the section “Administrator’s
capability” for detail usage. The following options related to the default homepage will
not affect the “user.htm”.
“Logo graph”, the logo located at the upper left corner of homepage can be hidden,
the default one that can be changed by the Administrator, or any image on the Internet
that can be located via URL. The default logo is stored in memory and can be changed
by FTP. The maximal size is 32000 bytes. Though the file name is fixed to “logo.gif”, the
image can be any file format as long as the web browser can read it. Refer to the
section “Administrator’s capability” for how to change the default logo.
“Logo link”, when users click on the logo image, a new window will pop up to show
the homepage of the given URL. Clear the URL will disable the link function.
“Background graph”, the background image can be hidden to show the background
color only, the default one that can be changed by the Administrator, or any image on
the Internet that can be located via URL. The default background image is stored in
memory and can be changed by FTP. The maximal size is 131000 bytes. Though the file
name is fixed to “wallppr.jpg”, it can be any file format as long as the web browser can
read it. Refer to the section “Administrator’s capability” for how to change the
background image.
”Font color", pull down the list to select any color for the text in the homepage.
”Background color", pull down the list to select any color for the homepage
background. It can be seen when the background image is not displayed.
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Viewing system log
Click the link on the configuration page to view the system log file. The content of the
file provides useful information about configuration and connection after system
boot-up.
Viewing system parameters
Click on this link on the configuration page to view the entire system’s parameter set.
The content is the same as those in CONFIG.INI.
Restore factory default settings
Click on the link on the configuration page to restore the factory default settings. Any
changes made so far will be lost and the system will be reset to the initial factory
settings. After clicking on the “Restore” button and make confirmation, the system will
restart and require the installer program to set up the network again.
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Appendix
A. Troubleshooting
Status LED
After powering up, the Network Camera performs a self-diagnostic to detect any
hardware defects. The following table lists the LED patterns in general . In case of any
fatal error, the LED will blink in a pattern other than those below.
Condition
LED color
During self-diagnostic after power on
Blink in interchanged green and red
Ethernet signal is lost
Steady red till Ethernet is detected
Before network is setup
Steady green till IP address is confirmed
After network is setup
Blink green every second
Any hardware failure
Other patterns
Reset and restore
There is a button hidden in the pinhole beside the
Ethernet socket. It is used to reset the system or
restore the factory default settings. Sometimes
resetting the system can make the system back to
normal state. If the system still has problems after
reset, restore the factory settings and install again.
Restore the factory defaults
RESET:
Poke the wrench to click on the button.
RESTORE:
1. Poke the wrench to press on the
button continuously.
will erase any previous settings.
2. Wait for self-diagnostic to run twice.
Reset or restore the system after
3. Withdraw the wrench as soon as the second
power on.
self-diagnostic starts.
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B. Frequently asked questions
Q What if I forget my password?
A After the Administrator's password is assigned, every access to the Network Camera
needs authentication. If you are one of the managed users, you have to ask the
Administrator for the password. If you are the Administrator, there is no way to recover
the root password except for restoring factory default. Refer to Appendix A for the
procedures.
Q Why can I not watch video from the Network Camera after it is authenticated?
A There are many possible scenarios regarding this problem,
1. If you have just installed the Network Camera and are unable to watch the video,
check if the heartbeat LED is blinking or the lens cap is removed. If the heartbeat LED
is dim, perform the software installation again.
2. If the Network Camera is well installed and you are accessing the Network Camera
for the first time using Internet Explorer, adjust the security level of Internet Explorer
to allow installation of plug-ins.
3. If the problem still exists after adjusting, and the message over the image window
is showing "connecting", the network traffic may be too crowded.
Q What is the plug-in for?
A The plug-in provided by the Network Camera is used to display motion pictures and
audio in Internet Explorer. If your system does not allow installation of any plug-in
software, the security level of the web browser may need to be lowered. It is
recommended that you consult your network supervisors in your office regarding
adjustment of the security level. Software installation may be regulated in some
offices.
Q Why is the timestamp different from the system time of my PC or notebook?
A The timestamp is based on the system time of the Network Camera. It is maintained
by a real-time clock inside and can be automatically synchronized with the time server
if the Network Camera is connected to the Internet and the function is enabled.
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Differences of several hours may result from the time zone setting.
Q Can I install it on ceiling?
A Yes. There are flip and mirror options in video configuration page to correct the
images for upside down installation.
Q The image is not clear enough.
A Rotate the lens to adjust the focus after the Network Camera is installed in the proper
position. The image settings and white balance can be fine tuned to achieve the best
visual effect. Also notice the power line frequency must match the local utility to
synchronize and minimize the effect of flickering florescent lights.
Q Why does the image not refresh regularly?
A Some anti-virus programs filter the received web content. It takes time to perform
data examination and affect the streaming application such as the Network Camera.
However it only affects the HTP mode of the Network Camera. If the network allows
only HTTP mode, disable the web filtering function of the anti-virus program
temporarily. During the period, users should be aware of the risk of malicious network
activity.
Q I have opened motion detection windows but it cannot work.
A If the motion detection windows are setup and names are given, check to see if the
function is checked at the first line. While it is enabled, adjust the sensitivity and
percentage to monitor the level indicator for best results.
Q I cannot hear any sound while watching.
A If there is "V_ONLY" shown above the image, click on connection type to uncheck
"Disable audio". If there is "V" shown instead of "AV", the sound card in your PC may
not properly installed. If "AV" is shown, check the audio source of the Network Camera.
Q How many users are allowed to watch the Network Camera at the same time?
A Too many users requesting the real-time multimedia content will jam the network.
For best results, the Network Camera is designed to accommodate maximum ten (10)
users to watch and listen to the Network Camera at the same time. For a larger number
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of users, it is recommended to build another web server to host the retrieving contents
from the Network Camera.
Q How fast is the video rate of the Network Camera?
A The MPEG4 codec engine can process 30 frames per second internally. However the
total performance is subject to many coefficients as follows:
1. Network throughput,
2. Bandwidth share,
3. Number of users,
4. The complicated/detailed objects and movement in view,
5. The level of your PC or notebook computer that is responsible for displaying images.
In general, the transfer rate in a general local network environment can achieve over
200 kilobytes per second and approximately 10 to 20 pictures per second from a
regular environment.
Q How can I keep the Network Camera as private as possible?
A The Network Camera is designed for surveillance purposes and has many flexible
interfaces. The user authentication and special confirmation in installation can keep the
Network Camera from unauthorized access. You may also change the HTTP port to
non-public number. The demo account is good to separate guests from normal users
and thus you can easily block guests anytime. You can check the system log to examine
any abnormal activities and trace the origins.
Q Why can I not access the Network Camera when I setup some options in the
application?
A Since the Network Camera is a "network device", any incorrect network settings will
make it unreachable. If this happens, restore the factory default settings following the
procedures in Appendix A.
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C. URL commands of the Network Camera
For some customers who already have their own web site or web control application,
the Network Camera can be easily integrated through convenient URLs. This section
lists the commands in URL format corresponding to the basic functions of the erase
Network Camera.
Capture update Snapshot of JPEG image
/cgi-bin/video.jpg
The Network Camera will return the most up-to-date snapshot in JPEG format.
Query status of the digital input
/cgi-bin/getdi.cgi
The Network Camera will return the status of digital input.
Drive the digital output
/cgi-bin/setdo.cgi?do=<state>
The state is either “H”, “L”. “H” means high that is NC is connected with COMMON and
“L” means means low that is NO is connected with COMMON.
For instance, typing http://192.168.0.201/cgi-bin/setdo.cgi? Do=h in the address bar
of the web browser will command the Network Camera, with IP address of
192.168.0.201, to set digital output to connect to NC with COMMON.
Restore factory default settings
/setup/restore.cgi
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The Network Camera will automatically restart after restoring factory default
configurations.
Restart system
/setup/reset.cgi
Restart the Network Camera without warning.
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Page URL
The configuration page has a frame layout including an option list frame and an option
page frame. Referenced URLs, except for the configuration page, direct users to the
option page frame only. Some pages, such as image quality setting and preset setting,
are opened in new windows for preview.
Only the Administrator can access these URLs.
Homepage name
Referenced URL
connection type page
/client.html
configuration page
/setup/config.html
system option
/setup/system.html
security option
/setup/security.html
network option
/setup/network.html
video option
/setup/video.html
motion detection
/setup/motion.html
image quality option
/setup/image.html
application option
/setup/app.html
homepage layout option
/setup/layout.html
system log
/setup/logfile.html
system parameters
/setup/parafile.html
set factory default
/setup/factory.html
System resource URL
There are some images used on the homepage when the homepage layout is in image
mode. The Administrator may use the following links to show the images saved in the
Network Camera on another page.
Resource name
Referenced URL
system logo image
/pic/logo.gif
background image
/pic/wallppr.jpg
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General format of command URL
Every configuration can be set through URL with POST method by the Administrator
only.
<general format>
URL[?[name=value][&name=value]……]
<method>
POST
<authorized user>
root
System configuration URL
URL:
/setup/system.cgi
NAME
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
host
<text string shorter than 15 system name
characters>
Ledoff
method
date
yes
turn off front LED
no
turn on front LED
keep
keep date and time unchanged
auto
use NTP server to synchronize
manu
directly adjust date and time
<yyyy/mm/dd>
year, month and date separated by
slash
time
<hh:mm:ss>
hour, minute and second separated
by colon
ntp
<domain name or IP address> NTP server
zone
-12 ~ 12
time zone, 8 means GMT +8:00
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Security configuration URL
URL:
NAME
/setup/security.cgi
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
rootpass <text string shorter than 15 change root password
characters>
username <text string shorter than 15 add new user
characters>
userpass <text string shorter than 15 new user's password
characters>
deluser
<text string shorter than 15 existing user name
characters>
action
<blank>
validate demo users with “open”
open
yes
grant for demo account
no
prohibit for demo account
yes
permission for DIDO access
no
prohibit for DIDO access
dido
Network configuration URL
URL:
/setup/network.cgi
NAME
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
reset
yes
enable installation at next boot
no
disable installation at next boot
ip
<IP address>
Network Camera's IP address
subnet
<IP address>
subnet mask
router
<IP address>
default gateway
dns1
<IP address>
primary DNS server
dns2
<IP address>
secondary DNS server
http
<number less than 65535>
HTTP port
cport
<number less than 65535>
control Channel port
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vport
<number less than 65535>
video Channel port
aport
<number less than 65535>
audio Channel port
band
yes
optimal for the low bandwidth
no
keep the original way
yes
disable audio
no
enable audio
mute
ssid
<text string shorter than 33 WLAN SSID
characters>
wl
chan
tx
preamb
encr
auth
klen
kform
inf
WLAN infrastructure mode
ad
WLAN Ad Hoc mode
1 ~ 11
channel in USA
1 ~ 11
channel in Canada
1 ~ 13
channel in Europe
10, 11
channel in Spain
10 ~ 13
channel in France
1 ~ 14
channel in Japan (all)
1
1 Mbps transmission rate
2
2 Mbps transmission rate
3
5.5 Mbps transmission rate
4
11 Mbps transmission rate
5
22 Mbps transmission rate
l
long preamble
s
short preamble
yes
enable data encryption
no
disable data encryption
auto
auto authentication
shared
shared-key authentication
open
open-key authentication
1
64 bits key length
2
128 bits key length
3
256 bits key length
h
hexadecimal format of key
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a
ASCII format of key
dkey
1~4
one of four keys
netkey1
hexadecimal string (00 ~ FF)
network key 1
netkey2
hexadecimal string (00 ~ FF)
network key 2
netkey3
hexadecimal string (00 ~ FF)
network key 3
netkey4
hexadecimal string (00 ~ FF)
network key 4
*Hexadecimal string means the string is composed of two-digit ASCII code indicating
the hexadecimal value. For example, if the network key is “abcdefg” in ASCII format,
the hexadecimal string will be “61626364656667”.
Mail & FTP configuration URL
URL:
/setup/mailftp.html
NAME
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
smtp1
<domain name or IP address> primary SMTP server
smtp1Usr
<string
shorter
than
39 user name for primary SMTP server
than
39 password for primary SMTP server
than
80 mail recipient address
characters>
smtp1pass <string
shorter
characters>
mail1
<string
shorter
characters>
smtp2
<domain name or IP address> secondary SMTP server
smtp2Usr
<string
shorter
than
characters>
smtp2pass <string
shorter
39 user
name
for
secondary
server
than
39 password for secondary SMTP server
characters>
mail2
SMTP
<text string shorter than 80 mail recipient address
characters>
returnemail <text string shorter than 80 return email address
characters>
ftpp
<number less than 65535>
ftp1
<domain name or IP address> primary FTP server
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FTP port
ftpuser1
<text string shorter than 15 user name for primary FTP server
characters>
ftppass1
<text string shorter than 15 password for primary FTP server
characters>
ftpfolder1
<text string shorter than 40 upload folder in primary FTP server
characters>
pasv1
yes
access FTP server in passive mode
no
access FTP server in active mode
ftp2
<domain name or IP address> secondary FTP server
ftpuser2
<text string shorter than 15 user name for secondary FTP server
characters>
ftppass2
<text string shorter than 15 password for secondary FTP server
characters>
ftpfolder2
<text string shorter than 40 upload folder in secondary FTP server
characters>
Pasv2
yes
access FTP server in passive mode
no
access FTP server in active mode
DDNS & UPnP configuration URL
URL:
/setup/ddns.html
NAME
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
enddns
anything
Enable DDNS function. This option
must be resent whenever the URL is
called, if DDNS function is to be
enabled.
provider
host
1
DynDNS.org(Dynamic)
2
DynDNS.org(Custom)
3
TZO.com
4
dhs.org
<text string shorter than 40 The
characters>
hostname
Camera
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of
the
Network
usermail <text string shorter than 40 The login username of DDNS server
characters>
or the email address registered in
DDNS server.
passkey
enupnp
<text string shorter than 40 The login password of DDNS server
characters>
or the key given by the DDNS server.
anything
Enable UPnP function. This option
must be resent whenever the URL is
called, if UPnP function is to be
enabled.
Video configuration URL
URL:
/setup/video.cgi
NAME
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
text
<text string shorter than 15 enclosed caption
characters>
color
size
mode
quality
quan
B/W
monochrome
<other than B/W>
color
1
half
2
half x 2
3
normal
4
normal x 2
5
double
50Hz
synchronize with 50Hz utility
60Hz
synchronize with 60Hz utility
fixb
fix bit rate
<other than fixb>
fix quantization
1
lowest quality of video
2
lower quality of video
3
normal quality of video
4
higher quality of video
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bitrate
frame
flip
mirror
wb
5
highest quality of video
64000
set bit rate to 64K bps
128000
set bit rate to 128K bps
256000
set bit rate to 256K bps
384000
set bit rate to 384K bps
512000
set bit rate to 512K bps
768000
set bit rate to 768K bps
1000000
set bit rate to 1000K bps
1200000
set bit rate to 1200K bps
1
set maximum frame rate to 1 fps
2
set maximum frame rate to 2 fps
3
set maximum frame rate to 3 fps
5
set maximum frame rate to 5 fps
10
set maximum frame rate to 10 fps
15
set maximum frame rate to 15 fps
20
set maximum frame rate to 20 fps
25
set maximum frame rate to 25 fps
30
set maximum frame rate to 30 fps
yes
flip image
no
normal image
yes
mirror image
no
normal image
1
auto white balance
2
fixed indoor(2800K)
3
fixed fluorescent 1(3600K)
4
fixed fluorescent 2(4000K)
5
fixed outdoor(6000K)
Image quality configuration URL
URL:
/setup/image.cgi
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NAME
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
brightness <-5 ~ 5>
adjust brightness of image
contrast
<-5 ~ 5>
adjust contrast of image
hue
<-5 ~ 5>
adjust hue of image
saturation <-5 ~ 5>
adjust saturation of image
preview
<not required>
not save the parameters
restore
<not required>
recall the original settings
save
<not required>
save the parameters
Application configuration URL
URL:
/setup/app.cgi
NAME
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
emode
<not required>
event mode application
smode
<not required>
sequential mode application
smethod mail
upload snapshots by email
ftp
upload snapshots by FTP
suffix
<not required>
FTP file with date and time suffix
delay
<integer>
seconds delay to detect next event
inter
<integer>
seconds delay to capture post-event
dihigh
< not required >
set DI high as trigger condition
dilow
< not required >
set DI low as trigger condition
dirise
< not required >
set DI rising as trigger condition
difall
< not required >
set DI falling as trigger condition
motion1
< not required >
set
motion
window1
as
trigger
window2
as
trigger
window3
as
trigger
condition
motion2
< not required >
set
motion
condition
motion3
< not required >
set
motion
condition
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ioalarm
< not required >
trigger
DO
when
DI
condition
matched
mdalarm < not required >
trigger DO when motion detected
ioupload < not required >
upload snapshot when DI condition
matched
mdupload < not required >
upload
snapshot
when
motion
detected
sinter
<integer>
seconds interval for sequential mode
sbegin
<hh:mm:ss>
time to start sequential mode
send
<hh:mm:ss>
time to stop sequential mode
Homepage layout configuration URL
URL:
/setup/layout.cgi
NAME
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
cuslogo
blank
hide logo
def
use default logo
url
use image from URL
logourl
<text string shorter than 80 URL of image for logo
characters>
linkurl
<text string shorter than 80 URL to link when clicking on logo
characters>
cusback blank
backurl
hide background image
def
use default background
url
use image from URL
<text string shorter than 80 URL of image for background
characters>
fcolor
<0 ~ 15>
color index for font
bcolor
<0 ~ 15>
color index for background
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D. Technical specifications
- System
- Audio
CPU: Trimedia PNX1300
RAM: 8MB SDRAM
ROM: 2MB FLASH ROM
24Kbps, 8Kbps(optional)
- Microphone
- Networking
Protocol
TCP/IP, HTTP, SMTP, FTP, Telnet, NTP, DNS, DHCP, DRM,
DDNS and UPnP
Ethernet
10BaseT or 100BaseT Fast Ethernet
WLAN
2.4GHz 802.11b+ DSSS CSMA/CA
22/11/5.5/2/1Mbps
Coverage: 100M/22Mbps, 150M/11Mbps,
250M/5.5Mbps, 300M/2Mbps, 350M/1Mbps
- Video
Omni-directional
Frequency: 50 – 16000Hz
S/N ratio: more than 60dB
- General I/O
1 sensor input(max. 12VDC 50mA)
1 relay output(max. 24VDC 1A, 125VAC
0.5A)
- LED indicator
Dual color status indicator
- Dimension
Algorithm supported
MPEG4(short header mode)
Features
Adjustable image size, quality and bit rate
Timestamp and text overlay
3 motion detection windows
Resolution
NTSC
Up to 30 frames at 176x120
Up to 30 frames at 352x240
143.5mm(L) * 88.9mm(W) * 57.2mm(H)
- Weight
NET. 315g
- Power
Consumption: near 8.4W
Universal switching power supply included
Input: 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz, 0.4A
Output: 12VDC, 1.5A
- Camera Specification
- Operating Environment
1/3 inch color CMOS sensor
640x480
2.5Lux/F1.4
AGC/AWB
Electronic shutter: 1/60 ~ 1/15000 second
Temperature: 0-50°C/32-122°F
Humidity: 95%RH
- Viewing system requirement
Operating system
Microsoft Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP
Browser
Internet Explorer 5.x or above
- Lens
Standard CS mount type lens, 6.0mm, F1.8
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