Air King 4TM64A/9515A Stove User Manual

SkyIPCam1620
PoE MPEG4 3GPP Network Camera
Model # AIC1620POE
User’s Manual
Ver. 1.0
CHAPTER 1 ................................................................................................................................2
INTRODUCTION TO YOUR CAMERA ..........................................................................2
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
1.5
Checking the Package Contents ............................................................................................... 2
Getting to Know Your Camera .................................................................................................. 2
Features and Benefits ............................................................................................................... 4
System Requirements ............................................................................................................... 5
Applications of the Camera ....................................................................................................... 6
CHAPTER 2 ................................................................................................................................7
HARDWARE INSTALLATION ...........................................................................................7
2.1 Connecting Your Camera to LAN.............................................................................................. 7
CHAPTER 3 ................................................................................................................................8
CAMERA CONFIGURATION .............................................................................................8
3.1 Setting up Your Camera............................................................................................................ 8
3.2 Viewing Image via Your Camera .............................................................................................. 15
CHAPTER 4 ..............................................................................................................................18
USING WEB CONFIGURATION .....................................................................................18
4.1
4.2
4.3
4.4
4.5
4.6
4.7
4.8
4.9
Basic Setup.............................................................................................................................. 18
Network Settings ..................................................................................................................... 21
Setting up Video & Audio ........................................................................................................ 24
Event Server ............................................................................................................................ 28
Motion Detect........................................................................................................................... 31
Event Config ............................................................................................................................ 32
Tools ........................................................................................................................................ 36
RS-485..................................................................................................................................... 37
Information............................................................................................................................... 39
CHAPTER 5 ..............................................................................................................................40
USING SKYIPCAM ULTRAVIEW ..................................................................................40
5.1
5.2
5.3
5.4
5.5
5.6
5.7
5.8
5.9
Starting the Program ............................................................................................................... 40
Main Window and Item Feature .............................................................................................. 41
Accessing the Camera ............................................................................................................ 44
Recording / Playing Video ....................................................................................................... 49
Configuring the eMap View Setting......................................................................................... 53
Configuring the System ........................................................................................................... 58
Event Configuration ................................................................................................................. 59
Changing System Language ................................................................................................... 62
Terminating Operation............................................................................................................. 63
CHAPTER 6 ..............................................................................................................................64
APPENDIX ................................................................................................................................64
A.1
A.2
A.3
A.4
Specification ............................................................................................................................ 64
GPIO Terminal Application...................................................................................................... 65
Bandwidth Reference Guide ................................................................................................... 66
Glossary of Terms ................................................................................................................... 67
TECHNICAL SUPPORT............................................................................................................71
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C HAPTER 1
I NTRODUCTION T O Y OUR C AMERA
1.1 Checking the Package Contents
Check the items contained in the package carefully. You should have the following:
One SkyIPCam1620 PoE MPEG4 3GPP Network Camera
One AC Power Adapter
One Wall Mount Kit
One GPIO & RS485 Adapter
One Ethernet Cable (Cat.5)
One Setup CD
One Quick Installation Guide
NOTE Once any item contained is damaged or missing, contact the store where you purchased the
product.
1.2 Getting to Know Your Camera
Front and Top View
LED Indicators:
Power (left, steady amber light)
indicates the camera is powered
on.
Link (right, flashing green light)
indicates the camera’s network
connectivity.
CS-Mount
Removable Lens
Screw Hole* is used to attach
the camera stand onto the
camera by screwing the screw
head of the camera stand into
the screw hole of the camera.
Internal Microphone
allows the camera to
receive sound and voice.
* The camera provides two screw holes that are located on its top and bottom panels, so that you can install the camera according
to your application.
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Rear View
GPIO and RS485
is used to connect the
external devices.
Ethernet Cable Connector*
connects the network cable,
which supports the NWay
protocol so that the camera
can detect the network speed
automatically.
Reset Button will restart the
camera when it is pressed quickly;
when it is pressed and held for five
seconds, the camera will restore
the factory default settings.
Audio I/O Connectors:
Audio Out connects an
external active speaker.
Mic In connects an external
microphone.
DC Power Connector
connects the AC power
adapter, in order to supply
power to the camera.
* The camera’s Ethernet port supports IEEE 802.3af Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) standard that enables DC power to be supplied to
the camera using wires in the connecting twisted-pair cable. Any 802.3af compliant device attached to the port can directly supply
power to the camera over the twisted-pair cable without requiring its own separate power source. This capability gives the network
administrator centralized power control, which translates into greater network availability.
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1.3 Features and Benefits
Thank you for purchasing the SkyIPCam1620 PoE MPEG4 3GPP Network Camera, a standalone system
that can be connected directly to an Ethernet or Fast Ethernet network.
With MPEG4 image compression technology, you can record streaming video that utilizes high quality
images to your hard drive, enable motion detection and set up automated e-mail alerts for security. The
built-in microphone and audio ports provide you with the extensive 2-Way Audio function, allowing you to
“listen” and “talk” to the area monitored by the camera. The camera can be managed remotely, so that
you can use a web browser to access and control it from any desktop/notebook computer or 3G smart
phone over the Intranet or Internet.
The simple installation procedures and web-based interface allow you to integrate it into your network
easily. The camera features Power over Ethernet (PoE) technology; by connecting it to a PoE switch with
a RJ45 network cable, it allows you to install and use the camera in an environment where power supply
is not available. With comprehensive applications supported, the camera is your best solution for
demanding surveillance and remote monitoring applications.
MPEG4/MJPEG Dual-codec Supported
The camera provides you with excellent images by the MPEG4/ MJPEG dual-codec selectable
technology, allowing you to adjust image size and quality, and bit rate according to the networking
environment.
Flexible 2-Way Audio Capability
The camera allows you to connect an external microphone to receive on-the-spot audio via the
Internet, allowing you to monitor the on-site voice. In addition, you can connect an external active
speaker to the camera to speak through the camera (supporting mono audio only).
Supports RTSP
The camera supports RTSP (Real Time Streaming Protocol), which is a technology that allows you
to view streaming media via the network. You can view the real-time video with the Quick Time
player or RealPlayer. To view the real-time streaming image on your computer, open the RTSP
supported player and enter the link:
rtsp://(IP address of the camera)/mpeg4.
I/O Connectors and RS-485 Provided
The I/O connectors (IN/OUT) of the camera provide the physical interface to send and receive
digital signals to a variety of external alarm devices (such as motion detection, event triggering,
alarm notification, and a variety of external control functions). The pins TX+ & TX- of the I/O
connectors are used for RS-485 data transmission, which allow you to connect a special featured
device (such as an external camera stand with Pan/Tilt function), configure the settings and control
the device from the GPIO Trigger window of Web Configuration.
Remote Control Supported
By using a standard Web browser or the complimentary UltraView software application, the
administrator can easily change the configuration of the camera via Intranet or Internet. In addition,
the camera can be upgraded remotely when a new firmware is available. The users are also
allowed to monitor the image and take snapshots via the network.
Multiple Profiles Supported
The camera supports multiple profiles simultaneously, so that you can separately set up different
image settings (such as image quality and frame rate) for the three video types of the camera:
MPEG4, MJPEG, and 3GPP.
Multiple Platforms Supported
The camera supports multiple network protocols, including TCP/IP, SMTP e-mail, HTTP, and other
Internet related protocols. Therefore, you can use the camera in a mixed operating system
environment, such as Windows 7 / Vista / XP.
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Multiple Applications Supported
Through the remote access technology, you can use the cameras to monitor various objects and
places for your own purposes. For example, babies at home, patients in the hospital, offices and
banks, and more. The camera can capture both still images and video clips, so that you can keep
the archives and restore them at any time.
1.4 System Requirements
Networking
­ LAN:
10Base-T Ethernet or 100Base-TX Fast Ethernet; Auto-MDIX
Accessing the Camera using Web Browser
- Supported Browsers: Microsoft® Internet Explorer 6.0 or above; Apple Safari and Mozilla
Firefox with JAVA plug-in for MJPEG and QuickTime plug-in for MPEG4
­ CPU:
Intel Pentium III 800MHz or above
­ RAM:
512MB
­ Resolution:
800x600 or above
Accessing the Camera using Software SkyIPCam UltraView
­ Platform: Microsoft® Windows® XP, Vista, and Windows 7
­ Hard Disk:
80GB or above
­ Resolution:
1024x768 or above
­ Hardware Requirement
● 1~8 cameras connected: Intel Core 2 Duo; 2GB RAM
● 9~32 cameras connected: Intel Core 2 Quad; 4GB RAM
NOTE If you connect multiple cameras and monitor them simultaneously, it is recommended that you use
a computer with higher performance.
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1.5 Applications of the Camera
The SkyIPCam1620 can be applied in multiple applications indoor, including:
Monitor local and remote places and objects via Internet or Intranet.
Capture still images and video clips remotely.
Upload images or send email messages with the still images attached.
The following diagram explains one of the typical applications for your camera and provides a basic
example for installing the camera.
Home Applications
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C HAPTER 2
H ARDWARE I NSTALLATION
2.1 Connecting Your Camera to LAN
Step 1 Assemble and attach the provided wall mount kit to the camera.
Step 2 Connect one end of the provided Ethernet cable to the camera and connect the other end to one
of the LAN ports on your router or switch.
Step 3 If your router or switch does not support Power over Ethernet function, you will need to provide
power to the camera by connecting the supplied power adapter. If you are connecting the camera to a
PoE switch/router, you do not need to connect the power adapter.
Step 4 Please verify the LED status on the front panel and make sure it is on and ready for use now.
Power LED: Solid Amber
Link LED: Flashing Green
Step 5 Please proceed to Chapter 3 for camera configuration.
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C HAPTER 3
C AMERA C ONFIGURATION
3.1 Setting up Your Camera
Step 1 Insert the provided CD into your computer’s CD ROM drive.
Step 2 Click on Install Utility and Software when the autorun menu pops up on the screen.
Note: If you do not see the autorun menu pops up on the screen, please go to your CD-ROM drive >
UltraView folder > run “Setup.exe”.
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Step 3 Click Install to install the utility.
Step 4 Click Finish when installation finishes.
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Step 5 Open SkyIPCam Utility by double clicking its icon on the desktop,
or clicking Start, then go to (All) Programs > Airlink101 SkyIPCam UltraView > SkyIPCam
Utility.
Step 6 Click on Search to find the camera(s) on your network. Select the camera you wish to configure
and click on Change IP.
Note If the Camera you wish to configure does not show up in the utility, make sure the camera is
properly connected to the same local network as your computer is, and the Green LED should be on.
Click on Search to try again.
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Step 7 Please configure a unique static IP address for your camera. The IP address you configure must
match with your local network setting. For example, if your router’s IP address is 192.168.1.1, and its
subnet mask is 255.255.255.0, the IP address you assign to the camera must be 192.168.1.x, where x is
a number from 2~254, but outside of the DHCP range (i.e. 100~199). You can refer to the router’s user
manual to find out the required information.
The settings configured in the below sample are for your reference:
IP Address: 192.168.1.205
Submask: 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway: 192.168.1.1 (this is the router’s IP address)
The benefit of setting a static IP for your camera is that you can always locate it with its fixed IP address.
NOTE If you are not sure how to configure the correct IP settings, you can select DHCP to let your router
dynamically assign an IP to your camera.
Enter “admin” for both ID and password, and click Change.
Wait for 30 seconds and the camera will be restarted. Click OK when you see this message.
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Step 8 Select the Camera you wish to configure and click on Link. You can click on Search button if the
camera does not show up in the list.
Step 9 When you are prompted for the username and password, enter “admin” for both User name and
Password, and click OK.
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Step 10 The camera viewing window will appear. Click on Setup, then click on Smart Wizard.
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Step 11 Enter a name for your camera and a location. Create an admin password and enter into Admin
Password and Confirm Password. It is suggested to change the admin’s password to protect your
privacy. Click Next.
Step 12 If you have assigned a Static IP to the camera at Step 7 in Section 3.1, please enter the
Primary/Secondary DNS addresses here provided by your ISP. If you are not sure how to configure IP
Setting, please select DHCP. Click Next.
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Note Be sure to enter Primary/Secondary DNS addresses assigned by your ISP if you set up Static
IP for the camera so that the Email alert / FTP uploading can function properly.
Step 13 If you would like to set up email alerts that you can receive in the future, Please enter your email
information here. You can get this information from your internet service provider. If you want to set this
up at a later time, click Next.
Step 14 Confirm your settings at the last window. If everything is correct, click Apply and the
configuration is complete.
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3.2 Viewing Image via Your Camera
Method A > Access Camera from SkyIPCam Utility
Step 1A Open Airlink101 SkyIPCam Utility, select the camera you wish to connect to and click on Link
button. Go to Step 3.
Method B > Access Camera from Web Browser
Step 1B If you assigned a static IP address for your camera, you may open the Web Browser on your
computer.
Step 2B Type the IP address of your camera in the Address bar, and press Enter.
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Step 3 Enter username and password, then click OK. The default username and password are both
“admin” if you did not make any change to it at Step 9, Section 3.1.
Step 4 Internet Explorer User: If this is the first time for your computer to view image from the web
configuration page, you will be prompted to install the ActiveX Control. Click on the bar on top of the
screen and click on Run Add-on or Install ActiveX Control (depends on different IE versions).
Step 5 Click on Run, then you will be able to view the image.
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Note If you are using Mozilla Firefox or Safari and you are not able to view any image, please make sure
you have Java and Quick Time add-ons installed.
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C HAPTER 4
U SING W EB C ONFIGURATION
You can access and manage the camera through the Web browser and the provided software application
SkyIPCam UltraView. This chapter describes the Web Configuration, and guides you through the
configuration of the camera by using the web browser.
To open the Web Configuration page, please refer to Chapter 3.2, Viewing Image via Your Camera.
After you entered into the Web Configuration of the camera, click Setup on the main page. The Web
Configuration will start from the Basic page.
4.1 Basic Setup
The Basic menu contains three sub-menus that provide the system settings for the camera, such as the
Camera Name, Location, Date & Time, and User management.
Basic >> System
Basic
- Camera Name: Enter a descriptive name for the camera.
- Location: Enter a descriptive name for the location used by the camera.
Indication LED
This item allows you to set the LED illumination as desired. The available options include: Normal, OFF,
and Dummy. You can select OFF to turn off the camera’s LED signal in order to make it less noticeable,
or you can select Dummy to leave the Link LED be on even when it is not connected to the network.
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Basic >> Date & Time
Date & Time
- TimeZone: Select the proper time zone for the region from the pull-down menu.
- Synchronize with PC: Select this option and the date & time settings of the camera will be
synchronized with the connected computer.
- Synchronize with NTP Server: Select this option and the time will be synchronized with the NTP
Server. You need to enter the IP address of the server and select the update interval in the
following two boxes.
- Manual: Select this option to set the date and time manually.
Basic >> User
Administrator
You can use this option to change the password for your camera
General User
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- User Name: Enter the user’s name you want to add to use the camera.
- Password: Enter the password for the new user.
When you are finished, click Add/Modify to add the new user to the camera. To modify the user’s
information, select the one you want to modify from UserList and click Add/Modify.
- UserList: Display the existing users of the camera. To delete a user, select the one you want to
delete and click Delete.
Guest
- User Name: Enter the guest’s name you want to add to use the camera.
- Password: Enter the password for the new guest.
- UserList: Display the existing guests of the camera. To delete a user, select the one you want to
delete and click Delete.
NOTE A “General User” can access the camera and control the Function buttons of the camera’s Web
Configuration; a “Guest’ can only view the live view image from the main page of the Web
Configuration while accessing the camera. Only the “Administrator” is allowed to configure the
camera through the Web Configuration.
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4.2 Network Settings
The Network menu contains three sub-menus that provide the network settings for the camera, such as
the IP Setting, DDNS Setting, and IP Filter.
Network >> Network
IP Setting
This item allows you to select the IP address mode and set up the related configuration.
- DHCP: Select this option to allow your router dynamically assign an IP address to your camera.
When the camera starts up, it will obtain an IP address from the DHCP server of your router
automatically. It is recommended to use Static IP instead of DHCP and assign a fixed IP address
for each of your camera, so that you can always locate the camera on your network.
- Static IP: Select this option to assign a fixed IP address for the camera. You can use SkyIPCam
Utility to obtain the related setting values.
IP
Enter the IP address of the camera. The default IP setting is 192.168.2.240.
Subnet Mask
Enter the Subnet Mask of the camera. The default setting is 255.255.255.0.
Default Gateway
Enter the Default Gateway of the camera. The default setting is 192.168.2.1.
Primary/
Secondary DNS
DNS (Domain Name System) translates domain names into IP addresses. Enter the
Primary DNS and Secondary DNS that are provided by ISP. It is usually
recommended that you input the Default Gateway of your network, which is the IP
address of your router. Check with your router manufacturer for that information.
THIS IS MANDATORY IF YOU WANT TO USE FTP OR EMAIL FUNCTIONS
- PPPoE: Select this option when you use a direct connection via DSL modem. You should have a
PPPoE account from your Internet service provider. Enter your DSL account’s User Name and
Password given by your DSL service provider. The camera will get an IP address from the ISP as
starting up. If you are using a router, do NOT select this option.
NOTE Once the camera gets an IP address from the ISP as starting up, it automatically sends a
notification email to you. Therefore, when you select PPPoE as your connecting type, you have to
set up the email or DDNS configuration in advance.
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DDNS Setting
With the Dynamic DNS feature, you can assign a fixed host and domain name to a dynamic Internet
IP address. To set up the DDNS:
1. Check Enable checkbox to enable this feature.
2. Select a DDNS Provider from the pull-down list. Please go to the DDNS provider’s website
and register a DDNS account, then you will obtain the information required below.
3. Enter the required information in the Host Name, User Name, and Password boxes.
UPnP
The camera supports UPnP (Universal Plug and Play), which is a set of computer network protocols
that enable the device-to-device interoperability. In addition, it supports port auto mapping function so
that you can access the camera if it is behind a NAT router or firewall. Select the Enable option to
enable this feature.
Ports Number
- HTTP Port: The default HTTP port is 80. Some ISP’s have port 80 blocked. If you are having
problems, you can change it to some other port. The suggested port to be used is anything
between 1024 to 65535
- RTSP Port: Configure the transmission of streaming data within the network. The default RTSP
(Real Time Streaming Protocol) port is 554. To view the real-time streaming image on your
computer, open the RTSP supported player and enter the link:
rtsp://(IP address of the camera)/mpeg4.
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Network >> IP Filter
The IP Filter setting allows the administrator of the camera to limit the users within a certain range of IP
addresses to access the camera.
Disable: Select this option to disable the IP Filter function of the camera.
Accept
- Start/End IP Address: Assign a range of IP addresses that are allowed to access the camera by
entering the Start IP address and End IP address options. When you are finished, click Add to
save the range setting. You can repeat the action to assign multiple ranges for the camera.
For example, when you enter 192.168.0.50 in Start IP Address and 192.168.0.80 in End IP
Address, the user whose IP address located within 192.168.0.50 ~ 192.168.0.80 will not be
allowed to access the camera.
- Accept IP List: The list displays the range setting(s) of IP addresses that are allowed to access
the camera. To clear the setting, select a range of IP addresses from the list and click Delete.
Deny
- Start/End IP Address: Assign a range of IP addresses that are blocked to access the camera by
entering the Start IP address and End IP address options. When you are finished, click Add to
save the range setting. You can repeat the action to assign multiple ranges for the camera.
For example, when you enter 192.168.0.50 in Start IP Address and 192.168.0.80 in End IP
Address, the user whose IP address located within 192.168.0.50 ~ 192.168.0.80 will not be
allowed to access the camera.
- Deny IP List: The list displays the range setting(s) of IP addresses that are blocked to access the
camera. To clear the setting, select a range of IP addresses from the list and click Delete.
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4.3 Setting up Video & Audio
The Video & Audio menu contains three sub-menus that provide the video and audio settings for the
camera.
Video & Audio >> Camera
Image Setting
- Brightness: Adjust the brightness level from 0 ~ 100.
- Contrast: Adjust the contrast level from 0 ~ 100.
- Saturation: Adjust the colors level from 0 ~ 100.
Click Default to restore the default settings of the three options above.
- Mirror: Depending on how you mount/view your camera, you may need to adjust the orientation of
image. Check Horizontal to mirror the image horizontally. Check Vertical to mirror the image
vertically.
- Light Frequency: Select the proper light frequency according to the camera’s location: 50Hz, 60Hz,
or Outdoor.
Overlay Setting
- Includes Date & Time: Check this option to display the date & time stamp on the live view image.
- Enable Opaque: Check this option to set a black background to the displayed date & time stamp.
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Video & Audio >> Video
MJPEG
- Video Resolution: Select the desired video resolution from the three formats: VGA, QVGA and
QQVGA. The higher setting (VGA) obtains better video quality while it uses more resource within
your network.
- Video Quality: Select the desired image quality from five levels: Lowest, Low, Medium, High,
and Highest.
- Frame Rate: Select Auto or a proper setting depending on your network status.
MJPEG
- Video Resolution: Select the desired video resolution from the three formats: VGA, QVGA and
QQVGA. The higher setting (VGA) obtains better video quality while it uses more resource within
your network.
- Video Quality: Select the desired image quality from five levels: Lowest, Low, Medium, High,
and Highest.
- Frame Rate: Select Auto or a proper setting depending on your network status.
NOTE
The camera supports both MPEG4 and MJPEG compression. MJPEG capture the
images in JPEG format, which require higher bandwidth to view smooth video. The administrator
can control the bandwidth of each connection well through the setting options above. For the
bandwidth information, refer to the Appendix, Bandwidth Reference Guide.
3GPP
- Disable: Disable access from 3G mobile device.
- 3GPP Without Audio: Select this option to view the camera from your 3G mobile device without
audio.
- 3GPP With Audio: Select this option to view the camera from your 3G mobile device with audio.
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If you use a 3G mobile device, you can also view the real-time streaming image captured by the
camera on your phone with the default (built-in) player by entering the RTSP link: rtsp://(IP address
of the camera)/3gp.
NOTE Your mobile phone and the service provider must support 3G data service. Please contact
your service provider when you are failed to use this service.
Video & Audio >> Audio
Camera Microphone In
Select the Enable option to enable the camera’s audio function, so that you can receive the on-site
sound and voice from the camera.
Camera Speaker Out
Select the Enable option to enable the camera’s external speaker function, so that the connected
speaker can play the sound and voice through the camera.
You can set the speaker’s volume by entering the proper value in the Volume option. The default
setting is 90.
Video & Audio >> Text Overlay
Overlay Setting
This option allows you to set the text overlay function of the camera, so that you can see the related
information on the live view image.
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Includes Date & Time: Check this option to display the date & time stamp on the live view image.
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Include Text: Check this option and enter the text (i.e. Camera Room A01) you wish to display
on the live view image.
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Enable Opaque: Check this option to set a black background to the displayed date & time stamp.
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4.4 Event Server
The Event Server menu contains three sub-menus that allow you to upload images to FTP, send emails
that include still images, and store video clips, still images to a network attached storage (NAS).
Event Server Setting>> FTP
FTP
- Host Address: Enter the IP address of the target FTP server.
- Port Number: Enter the port number used for the FTP server.
- User Name: Enter the user name to login into the FTP server.
- Password: Enter the password to login into the FTP server.
- Directory Path: Enter the destination folder for uploading the images. For example, /Test/.
- Passive Mode: Check the Enable box to enable passive mode. If you are having trouble, you can
enable/disable this mode.
- FTP Upload with: Select upload to FTP with One Snapshot image or a series image in Preevent/Post-event time when event triggered.
NOTE Due to the network environment, the camera may not upload number of images that you set.
When you complete the required settings for FTP, click Test to find out if the related configuration is
correct or not. Once the camera connects to the server successfully, click Apply.
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Event Server Setting >> Email
Email
- SMTP Server Address: Enter the mail server address. For example, mymail.com.
- Sender Email Address: Enter the email address of the user who will send the email. For example,
John@mymail.com.
- Sender User Name: Enter the user name to login the mail server.
- Sender Password: Enter the password to login the mail server.
- Receiver #1 Email Address: Enter the first email address of the user who will receive the email.
- Receiver #2 Email Address: Enter the second email address of the user who will receive the email.
NOTE If you configure a static IP for your camera, you must configure the Primary/Secondary DNS
addresses under “Network” to let the Email function work properly.
When you complete the required settings for Email, click Test to find out if the related configuration is
correct or not. Once the camera connects to the server successfully, click Apply.
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Event Server Setting >> NAS
Network Storage
- Samba Server Address: Enter the IP address of the Network Storage server.
- Share: Assign the folder on the Network Storage server to share the files to users.
- Path: Assign the path for uploading the files on the Network Storage server. For example, /Test/.
- User Name: Enter the user name to login into the Network Storage server.
- Password: Enter the password to log in to the Network Storage server.
- Split By: When the file is too large to upload smoothly, use this option to split it by selecting File
Size or Recording Time.
- When Disk Full: Select Stop Recording or Recycle – Delete Oldest Folder of File when the
storage space on the Network Storage server is full.
NOTE
The video recorded files in Network Storage are enclosed by AVI format without Audio.
When you complete the required settings for NAS, click Test to find out if the related configuration is
correct or not. Once the camera connects to the server successfully, click Apply.
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4.5 Motion Detect
*This function can only be configured in Windows Internet Explorer.
The Motion Detect menu contains the command and option that allow you to enable and set up the
motion detection feature of the camera. The camera provides two detecting areas.
To enable the detecting area, select Window 1 or 2 from the pull-down list, and then check Enable.
When the detecting area is enabled, you can use the mouse to move the detecting area and change the
area coverage.
- Name: Assign a name to the detecting area.
- Threshold: Move the slide bar to adjust the level for detecting motion. Make sure the threshold (the
horizontal line) is low (sensitive) enough to come across the waves (appear when motion detected),
so that the events (i.e, emailing snapshot, FTP uploading) you set up in Event Config will be
triggered.
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4.6 Event Config
The Event Configuration menu contains five sub-menus that provide the commands to configure event
profiles.
Event Configuration >> General Setting
- Snapshot/Recording Subfolder: You can assign a given sub-folder for captured file. Otherwise,
leave this option blank to use the default setting.
- Network Storage Recording Time Per Event: Limit the recording time while you are using the
Network Storage solution.
- GPIO Trigger Out Retention Time Per Event: Limit the retention time of the GPIO Trigger Out
function.
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Event Configuration >> Schedule Profile
This sub-menu displays the scheduled profile(s). To configure a new profile, click Add and then enter a
descriptive name for the profile in the prompt dialog window. After entering the profile name, click OK and
the profile is added to the Schedule Profiles list. To delete the profile, select the profile in the list and click
Delete.
- Profile Name: Display the profile name that you select in the Schedule Profiles list.
- Weekdays: Select the weekday(s) that you want to separately assign in the schedule profile. The
weekday that has been assigned will be displayed with green color.
- Time List: Display the time period that you have assigned within the selected weekday. To assign
the same time period to every weekday, click Copy this to all weekdays; click Delete this from all
weekdays to remove the selected time period from every weekday. Click Delete to remove the
selected time period.
- Start/End Time: Enter the start and end time and then click Add to assign a time period within in
the selected weekday.
Event Configuration >> Motion Detect Trigger
Motion Detect Trigger: Check the Enable option to enable the trigger function of the camera, so that
you can send captured images within the detecting area to the FTP server, email receiver, or the
Network Storage server. You have to configure the corresponding settings, such as FTP or Email
server under Event Server to allow these events working properly. Please note that you have to
configure the related settings before enabling these features.
- Schedule Profile: Select a schedule profile from the pull-down list.
- Action: Set the Trigger Out function or the following options: Record to Network Storage
(video clips without audio), Send Email (captured images), or FTP Upload (captured images).
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Event Configuration >> Schedule Trigger
You can configure the schedule for trigger function of the camera individually by Email, FTP, and NAS.
Select the Enable option on each item, and then select a Schedule Profile from the pull-down list and
set the Interval time.
Event Configuration >> GPIO Trigger
This feature needs to be configured if you attach a device with GPIO interface to the camera (i.e. alarm
system)
GPIO Trigger: Check the Enable option to enable the GPIO trigger function of the camera, so that
you can set Trigger Out function or send captured images within the detecting area to the FTP server,
email receiver, Network Storage server, or send an instant message. You have to configure
corresponding settings, such as FTP server and email server, to enable this feature.
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- Schedule Profile: Select a schedule profile from the pull-down list.
- Action: Set the Trigger Out function or select the destination that the captured images will be
sent to: Record to Network Storage, Send Email, or FTP Upload.
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4.7 Tools
The Tools menu provides the commands that allow you to restart or reset the camera. You can also
backup and restore your configuration, and upgrade the firmware for the camera.
Factory Reset
Click Reset to restore all factory default settings for the camera.
System Reboot
Click Reboot to restart the camera just like turning the device off and on. The camera configuration
will be retained after rebooting.
Configuration
You can save your camera configuration as a backup file on your computer. Whenever you want to
resume the original settings, you can restore them by retrieving the backup file.
- Backup: Click Get the backup file to save the current configuration of the camera.
- Restore: Click Browse to locate the backup file and then click Restore.
Update Firmware
This item displays the current firmware version. You can upgrade the firmware for your camera once
you obtained a latest version of firmware.
- Select the firmware: Click Browse to locate the backup file and then click Update.
NOTE Make sure to keep the camera connected to the power source during the process of upgrading
firmware. Otherwise, the camera might be damaged because of failure of upgrading firmware.
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4.8 RS-485
The RS-485 menu provides the control settings for external device through the I/O port. Check the
Enable option and complete the required configuration to use the RS-485 function of the camera.
Popular Protocol Setting: Select this option and then select a protocol. When you enable the RS485 function of the camera, it will display the additional control buttons on the live view screen (as
shown on the next page).
Custom Protocol Setting: Select this option to configure the commands protocol manually. You can
click Test to test each command that you have assigned. In the Name and Command string boxes,
you can customize more buttons for your needs. Please note that the setting values in the Command
string boxes should be from the connected external device (please refer to the manual of the
connected device).
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About the Control Buttons
After enabling RS-485 function, the control panel will appear on the Live View window.
Control Buttons of RS-485
- Left/Right/Up/Down/Home buttons allow you to move the camera lens position. Clicking the
Home (center) button will move the camera lens to the assigned home position.
Up
Home
Left
Right
Down
- Click the Number button (1~8) to move the camera lens to the preset position immediately.
To set up the preset positions, move the camera lens by clicking the Left/Right/Up/Down buttons
to the desired position first, and then select the number (1~8) from the pull-down list and click the
Apply button. You can enter a descriptive name for the assigned position in the text box to
identify it easily.
- Pan Speed: Adjust the moving speed (1 ~ 10) while panning the lens.
- Tilt Speed: Adjust the moving speed (1 ~ 10) while tilting the lens.
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4.9
Information
The Information menu displays the current configuration and events log of the camera.
Information >> Device Info
Display the Basic, Video & Audio, and Network settings of the camera.
Information >> System Log
The Logs table displays the events log recorded by the system.
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C HAPTER 5
U SING S KY IPC AM U LTRAV IEW
5.1 Starting the Program
To start UltraView Pro, click Start (All) Programs Airlink101 SkyIPCam UltraView SkyIPCam
UltraView. Alternately, you can start the program by simply double-clicking the program icon on the
desktop of your computer.
On the login window, enter the User name/Password and click OK to login. If this is the first time you
start the program and login, use the default user name / password: admin / admin.
NOTE For security purpose, you are highly recommended to change the default user name and
password after login. For more information, see the Configuring the System > User Management
section.
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5.2 Main Window and Item Feature
When you start and login to UltraView, the Main window will display as below:
The Main window provides you with the information on operating the system, as well as the control panel
such as the Quick Launch buttons, and so on.
NOTE UltraView Pro requires the resolution setting up to 1024 x 768. For best view of the application,
you are recommended to configure the resolution setting to 1024 x 768 or higher; otherwise, it
cannot be displayed on the screen when launching the program.
Live View Window displays the live video of the connected camera(s).
Quick Launch Buttons are located below the Live View Window, providing you with the following
quick-launch functions:
Button
Function
Click to select Logout or Close UltraView Pro.
Click to select Restore Recording Type, All
Continuous Recording, or Stop All Recording.
Click and then select to display the View Setting
window, switch to the eMap View window, or check the
Camera Status.
Click to display the Playback window.
Click to display the Schedule Configuration window.
Click to configure the event settings: Event Server,
Address Book, and Event Trigger.
Click to configure Device Setting and Recording
Setting.
Click to set the Account, Language, and System
Setting; or view the Version or the program.
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Camera View Mode buttons in this area allow you to switch the camera view mode.
Button
Function
Display the connected camera(s) in single camera view
mode.
Display the connected camera(s) in quad view mode.
Display the connected camera(s) in 3 x 3 grid view
mode.
Display the connected camera(s) in 13-camera view
mode using a split window. The first camera is displayed
as the major view.
Display the connected camera(s) in 17-camera view
mode using a split window. The first camera is displayed
as the major view.
Display the connected camera(s) in N x N grid view
mode, supporting up to 36 views (up to 32 cameras).
Display the live view of the selected camera in full
screen mode.
Automatically switch the live view of each connected
cameras in single camera view mode by 30 seconds*.
Click once to start and click again to stop.
* The auto-switch time is set as 30 seconds by default,
which can be changed by clicking the
System
Setting and then change the value from the pull-down
list of the Auto Switch time interval option.
System Information displays the system information, including the date and time, and the available
storage space of the system.
Live View Status provides the status of live view mode, including Camera List and eMap.
Camera List displays the status of the connected cameras. If multiple cameras are connected,
you can switch to the live view of each camera by simply selecting the camera from the list.
eMap allows you to select the desired camera to the view from the map easily. Please note that
you have to set up the eMap for monitoring in advance.
Camera Control Buttons provides the control buttons that allow you to control the selected camera.
Button
Function
Talk On/Off. Click to enable/disable the speaker
function of the connected camera. This option is
available only in single camera view mode.
Listen On/Off. Click to enable/disable the microphone
function of the connected camera. This option is
available only in single camera view mode.
If the connected camera features pan/tilt functions, you
can use this control panel to set the preset positions (up
to 8 positions). Once configured, you can move the
camera lens to the desired position quickly.
To set the preset positions, adjust the camera lens to the
desired position using the Navigation buttons, and then
select the position number (1~8) from the Set button.
To move to the preset position, simply select the position
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number (1~8) from the Go button.
Navigation Buttons (Left/Right/Up/Down/Home). If the
connected camera features pan/tilt functions, the
Navigation buttons allow you to move the camera lens
position. Clicking the Home (center) button will move the
camera lens to the assigned home position.
**AIC1620POE does not support Pan/Tilt function.
/
The Patrol/Stop buttons are used to enable/disable the
swinging function of the camera. Click Patrol to start
patrolling through the preset positions once. Click Stop
to stop patrolling.
**AIC1620POE does not support Pan/Tilt function.
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5.3 Accessing the Camera
Before you can access the camera, you have to add the camera to the system.
Adding a Camera
1. Click the
button and select Device Setting to display the Device Setting window.
2. Click New.
3. Click Device Search to search the camera(s) within your network.
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4. When search is finished, select the camera and click Add.
5. The information of the camera will be displayed on the window. When completed, click Preview and
then click Save to return to the Device Setting window. The added camera will be displayed in the
Device List.
Option
Description
Model
Display the model name of the camera.
Camera
Title
You have to assign a descriptive name for the
camera.
IP
Address
Display the IP address of the camera.
Port
Display the port path of the camera.
Account
Display the user name for accessing the camera.
Password
The password for accessing the camera will not be
displayed.
Stream
Select the stream type as MPEG4, MJPEG, or H.264.
(H.264 is not supported by AIC1620POE)
Record
Select Yes or No to set up recording function of the
camera.
Preview
Window
This window allows you to preview the image of the
camera. Click Preview to view the image; click
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Disconnect to stop previewing.
TIP
You cannot set the motion detection area while adding the new camera. To set the motion
detection area of the camera, select the desired camera and click the Modify button on the
Device Setting window. See the following section for more information.
6. Close the Device Setting window and return to the Main window. The image of the camera will be
displayed.
Close
TIP
When you add the camera and return to the Main window, the camera image will be displayed in
full-screen mode by default. Press the ESC key on the PC keyboard to resume the Main window.
NOTE Divx/Xvid codec is required for viewing the image of camera. If the image cannot be displayed in
the Live View/Preview window normally, click the following path to download and install the
required component: http://download.divx.com/divx/DivXInstaller.exe
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Editing / Deleting a Camera
Since you have added camera(s) to the system, you can select one to edit or remove.
1. On the Device Setting window, the connected camera(s) will be displayed in the Device List.
2. To delete the camera: select the desired one and then click Remove. When prompted, click Yes
and then select OK to confirm deletion.
To change the configuration of the camera: select the desired one and then click Modify. The
Modify Camera window will appear that allows you to change the configuration of the camera. When
completed, click Save and then select OK to return to the Device Setting window.
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Viewing Image of the Camera
Since you have added camera(s) to the system, the image of the selected camera(s) will be displayed on
the Live View Window automatically. You can view a maximum of 32 cameras simultaneously.
Additionally, you can select one-camera or other view mode to display the video from the Camera View
Mode buttons.
), and the Live View
For example, if you use only one camera, select single camera view mode (
Window will display the view as below. You can select the other modes according to your need.
The Information icon (
) on the top-right corner of the window provides you with the options to
connect/disconnect the camera, select a camera to be displayed in the window, capture a still image of
the camera live video, or switch to eMap mode. Click the Information icon to pop up the shortcut menu
and select the desired option.
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5.4 Recording / Playing Video
Enabling / Disabling Recording
While you are adding/editing the camera, you can enable the recording function for the camera by
selecting the Record option. Click Save after you finish setting.
Alternately, you can set all cameras to start/stop recording when you connect multiple cameras. Click the
button and select All Continuous Recording to set all cameras to start recording, or select Stop All
Recording to set all cameras to stop recording.
Since you have enabled the recording function of the camera, it will automatically start recording and
save the video clips. The recording time of each file is set to 60 seconds by default.
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Configuring the Recording Settings
The default directory for saving the recorded video files is “C:\”. You can change the target folder for
saving the files in the Record Setting option.
1. Click the
button and then select Record Setting.
2. To assign the target folder for saving the recorded files, click the Browse button next to the
Recording Path option, and then select the desired directory. When completed, click Save.
To change the time of recording, select the desired time setting from the Record File pull-down menu.
NOTE The system will automatically delete the oldest files (10%) when the size of recorded files is up to
90% of the storage space.
Setting up Schedule for Recording
The system features the schedule recording so that you can set up the schedule to record as you need.
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Click the
button to display the Schedule Configuration window, which allows you to configure the
recording schedule.
1. Click New, and then enter the Schedule Title.
2. Select the checkboxes below the Schedule Title to set the time to record video. One checkbox stands
for 30 minutes of recording time. You can choose to assign the single checkbox repeatedly by using
Click, or assign a period of time by using Slide. Alternately, you can quickly select/cancel the
checkboxes by clicking Select All or Delete All.
3. When completed, click Save. The schedule profile will be added to the Schedule List.
4. To edit the schedule, select the desired schedule profile from the list, and then change the settings by
using the Modify or Remove button.
Playback the Recording Files
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NOTE Divx/Xvid codec is required for the system to play the video files. If the video clips cannot be
displayed in the Playback window normally, click the following path to download and install the
required component: http://download.divx.com/divx/DivXInstaller.exe
1. Click the
button to display the Playback window.
2. On the Playback window, set the conditions for search, such as selecting the camera and setting the
begin/end date and time. When the search condition has been set, click Search.
The search result will be displayed in the Record File list.
3. To playback the video clip, select the desired file and click Play.
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5.5 Configuring the eMap View Setting
Click the
button and select View Setting to configure the camera view setting of eMap mode.
eMap refers to the geography and device scope of the UltraView Pro, which visually presents the devices
in your security system. It uses a background of the area (e.g. a picture or a map) as the interface for
monitoring.
1. On the View Setting window, click New.
2. Enter the eMap Name.
3. Click Browse to select a Picture File from your computer. The selected picture will be displayed in
the Preview window.
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Click Save after you complete the settings.
4. On the following window, you can assign the camera position in the eMap.
Click the Camera Location button to display the Edit window. Select the camera from the Camera
List, and then click the mouse on the desired position of the map. The camera icon will be displayed
on selected position of the map.
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5. When completed, click Save. Click Back to go back to the Main window.
6. To view from eMap:
a. Click the
button and select eMap View.
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b. Select the map from the eMap Name list.
c. Click the camera icon, the camera window will then pop up to display the image on the spot.
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Editing / Deleting the eMap
1. Click the
button and select View Setting.
2. To edit the eMap: In the eMap List, select the desired map and click Modify.
The map’s information will be displayed, where you can change the map’s information and then click
Save when completed.
3. To delete the eMap: In the eMap List, select the desired one and click Remove.
The selected map will be removed from the list.
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5.6 Configuring the System
User Management
Click the
software.
button and select Account to change the administrator password for the UltraView
Enter the Current password, and then enter the new password twice (in the Type new password and
Retype password boxes). When completed, click Save.
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5.7 Event Configuration
Configuring Event Trigger
Click the
button and select Event Trigger to configure the trigger out function of the camera.
1. On the Event Trigger window, select the desired camera from the Camera List.
2. Do one of the following:
SMTP: Select this option and enter the Subject and Message, the system will send an email
message to the selected user(s) in the Address Book List.
Play Sound: Select this option select a sound file from the computer, so that the system will
alarm by the sound while triggering out.
eMap Popup: Select this option and select the eMap profile from the pull-down menu. The
camera view of the eMap will be displayed while triggering out.
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Setting up Event Server
Click the
button and select Event Server to configure the SMTP server, so that you can send emails
that include still images as notification.
Select the Enable SMTP option to start the email service of the system. When you enable the service,
you have to complete the following settings.
SMTP Server Address: Enter the mail server address.
For example, mymail.com.
Sender Email Address: Enter the email address of the user who will send the email. For example,
John@mymail.com.
Authentication Mode: Select None or SMTP according to the mail server configuration.
Sender User Name: Enter the user name to login the mail server.
Sender Password: Enter the password to login the mail server.
Port Number: Enter the port number used for the email server.
SSL: If the mail server requires an encrypted connection, you should check the SSL option.
When completed, click Save and then select OK. The system will automatically start the Event Service.
TIP
The status of Event Service is indicated by the
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icon in the system bar.
Sending Email Notification
button and select Address Book to assign the user to the Address Book of the camera.
Click the
The user will receive a real-time notification from the system while triggering out.
1. On the Address Book window, click New.
2. In the Address Book Information field, enter the Name and Email of receiver.
3. When completed, click Save. The receiver will be displayed in the Address Book List.
4. To edit receiver: In the Address Book List, select the desired receiver and click Modify. The
receiver’s information will be displayed, where you can change the receiver’s information and then
click Save when completed.
5. To delete receiver: In the Address Book List, select the desired receiver and click Remove. The
selected user will be removed from the list.
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5.8 Changing System Language
Click the
button and select language to change the displayed system language.
On the Language screen, select the preferred language (English, Traditional Chinese, or Simplified
Chinese) and click Save.
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5.9 Terminating Operation
When you have finished operating, click the
Close to exit the program.
button and select Logout to logout the system or
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C HAPTER 6
A PPENDIX
A.1 Specification
Image Sensor
• Sensor Type: 1/3” Color CMOS
• Sensor Resolution: 640 x 480 pixel
• Minimum Illumination: 0.5 Lux
Lens
•
•
•
•
Lens Type: CS-Mount
View Angle (Diagonal): 72 degree
Focal Length: 4mm
Aperture (F/No.): F1.2
Video
• Image Compression: MPEG4/MJPEG
• Exposure, White Balance, Gain Control:
Automatic
• Resolution and Frame Rate:
- VGA (640 x 480): 30fps
- QVGA (320 x 240): 30fps
- QQVGA (160 x 120): 30fps
Audio
• Input: Built-in Microphone (Sensitivity: 48dB +/- 3dBFreq)
• Output: External Connector for Mono
Speaker
• Codec: PCM / AMR
Communication
• IEEE802.3u 10/100Mbps Fast Ethernet
• IEEE802.3af PoE
• Supported Protocols: TCP/IP, UDP,
ICMP,DHCP,NTP,DNS,DDNS,SMTP,FTP
,HTTP, Samba, PPPoE, UPnP,
RTP,RTSP,RTCP
Multi-Profile
• 3 profiles streaming simultaneous
LED
•
•
Interface & Buttons
• DC Power Connector
• Ethernet Cable Connector
• GPIO Connector (1 In & 1 Out)
• RS485 Connector
• Audio-out port
• Microphone-in port
• Reset Button
Power Adapter
• Input: AC 100-240V, 50-60Hz
• Output: DC 12V / 1.5A
• Power Consumption: 8 watts Max.
Dimensions
• 135 x 77 x 48mm (L x W x H)
System Requirements
• To run setup utility and install UltraView:
Windows XP/Vista/7
• To view/manage camera from web browser:
Internet Explorer 6.0 or above
Safari and Mozilla Firefox (with Java plug-in
for MJPEG and Quick Time plug-in for
MPEG4)
Operating Environment
• Temperature : 0°C ~ 45°C
• Humidity : 20% ~ 85% non-condensing
Storage Environment
• Temperature : -15°C ~ 60°C
• Humidity : 0% ~ 90% non-condensing
Safety Approval
• FCC and CE
Warranty
• 1-Year Limited Warranty
Power (Orange)
Link/Act (Green)
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A.2 GPIO Terminal Application
Typically used in association with programming scripts for developing applications for motion detection,
event triggering, alarm notification via e-mail, and a variety of external control functions. The 6-pin I/O
Terminal Block is located on the rear panel and provides the interface to: a photo-coupled switch output,
a photo-coupled input, and RS-485 interface. The RS-485 is typically used for pan/tilt control.
Connector Pin Assignment
PIN
FUNCTION
SPECIFICATION
IN+
Photo-Relay INPUT (+)
Active High voltage 9~40VDC
IN-
Photo-Relay INPUT (-)
Dropout voltage 0 VDC.
OUT+
Photo-Relay OUTPUT (Normal Open)
OUT-
Photo-Relay OUTPUT (Common)
Close circuit current maximum 70mA AC or 100mA
DC.
Output resistance 30 Ohm.
Open circuit voltage maximum 240V AC or 350V
DC.
TX+
RS-485 (+) or (A)
TX-
RS-485 (-) or (B)
Compliant to RS-485.
Interface Schematic
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A.3 Bandwidth Reference Guide
MPEG4
Resolution
Frame
rate
(fps)
Lowest
Low
Normal
High
QQVGA
30
128
128
128
128
128
QVGA
30
128
128
256
512
1024
VGA
30
128
256
512
1024
2048
Bit rate (Kbit/s)
Highest
MJPEG
Resolution
Image size (KB)
Lowest
Low
Normal
High
highest
QQVGA
1.5
1.9
2.4
2.7
4.1
QVGA
3.2
4.2
5.4
6.3
9.7
VGA
8.8
11.2
14
16
24.3
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A.4 Glossary of Terms
NUMBERS
10BASE-T
100BASE-TX
10BASE-T is Ethernet over UTP Category III, IV, or V unshielded twisted-pair media.
The two-pair twisted-media implementation of 100BASE-T is called 100BASE-TX.
A
ADPCM
AMR
Applet
ASCII
ARP
AVI
Adaptive Differential Pulse Code Modulation, a new technology improved from PCM,
which encodes analog sounds to digital form.
AMR (Adaptive Multi-Rate) is an audio data compression scheme optimized for speech
coding, which is adopted as the standard speech codec by 3GPP.
Applets are small Java programs that can be embedded in an HTML page. The rule at
the moment is that an applet can only make an Internet connection to the computer
form that the applet was sent.
American Standard Code For Information Interchange, it is the standard method for
encoding characters as 8-bit sequences of binary numbers, allowing a maximum of 256
characters.
Address Resolution Protocol. ARP is a protocol that resides at the TCP/IP Internet layer
that delivers data on the same network by translating an IP address to a physical
address.
Audio Video Interleave, it is a Windows platform audio and video file type, a common
format for small movies and videos.
B
BOOTP
Bootstrap Protocol is an Internet protocol that can automatically configure a network
device in a diskless workstation to give its own IP address.
C
Communication
Connection
Communication has four components: sender, receiver, message, and medium. In
networks, devices and application tasks and processes communicate messages to
each other over media. They represent the sender and receivers. The data they send is
the message. The cabling or transmission method they use is the medium.
In networking, two devices establish a connection to communicate with each other.
D
DHCP
DNS
Developed by Microsoft, DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) is a protocol for
assigning dynamic IP addresses to devices on a network. With dynamic addressing, a
device can have a different IP address every time it connects to the network. In some
systems, the device's IP address can even change while it is still connected. It also
supports a mix of static and dynamic IP addresses. This simplifies the task for network
administrators because the software keeps track of IP addresses rather than requiring
an administrator to manage the task. A new computer can be added to a network
without the hassle of manually assigning it a unique IP address. DHCP allows the
specification for the service provided by a router, gateway, or other network device that
automatically assigns an IP address to any device that requests one.
Domain Name System is an Internet service that translates domain names into IP
addresses. Since domain names are alphabetic, they're easier to remember. The
Internet however, is really based on IP addresses every time you use a domain name
the DNS will translate the name into the corresponding IP address. For example, the
domain name www.network_camera.com might translate to 192.167.222.8.
E
Enterprise network
An enterprise network consists of collections of networks connected to each other over
a geographically dispersed area. The enterprise network serves the needs of a widely
distributed company and operates the company’s mission-critical applications.
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Ethernet
The most popular LAN communication technology. There are a variety of types of
Ethernet, including 10Mbps (traditional Ethernet), 100Mbps (Fast Ethernet), and
1,000Mbps (Gigabit Ethernet). Most Ethernet networks use Category 5 cabling to carry
information, in the form of electrical signals, between devices. Ethernet is an
implementation of CSMA/CD that operates in a bus or star topology.
F
Fast Ethernet
Firewall
Fast Ethernet, also called 100BASE-T, operates at 10 or 100Mbps per second over
UTP, STP, or fiber-optic media.
Firewall is considered the first line of defense in protecting private information. For
better security, data can be encrypted. A system designed to prevent unauthorized
access to or from a private network. Firewalls are frequently used to prevent
unauthorized Internet users from accessing private networks connected to the Internet,
especially Intranets all messages entering or leaving the intranet pass through the
firewall, which examines each message and blocks those that do not meet the specified
security criteria.
G
Gateway
Group
A gateway links computers that use different data formats together.
Groups consist of several user machines that have similar characteristics such as being
in the same department.
H
HEX
Short for hexadecimal refers to the base-16 number system, which consists of 16
unique symbols: the numbers 0 to 9 and the letters A to F. For example, the decimal
number 15 is represented as F in the hexadecimal numbering system. The hexadecimal
system is useful because it can represent every byte (8 bits) as two consecutive
hexadecimal digits. It is easier for humans to read hexadecimal numbers than binary
numbers.
I
Intranet
Internet
Internet address
IP
IP address
ISP
This is a private network, inside an organization or company that uses the same
software you will find on the public Internet. The only difference is that an Intranet is
used for internal usage only.
The Internet is a globally linked system of computers that are logically connected based
on the Internet Protocol (IP). The Internet provides different ways to access private and
public information worldwide.
To participate in Internet communications and on Internet Protocol-based networks, a
node must have an Internet address that identifies it to the other nodes. All Internet
addresses are IP addresses
Internet Protocol is the standard that describes the layout of the basic unit of
information on the Internet (the packet) and also details the numerical addressing
format used to route the information. Your Internet service provider controls the IP
address of any device it connects to the Internet. The IP addresses in your network
must conform to IP addressing rules. In smaller LANs, most people will allow the DHCP
function of a router or gateway to assign the IP addresses on internal networks.
IP address is a 32-binary digit number that identifies each sender or receiver of
information that is sent in packets across the Internet. For example 80.80.80.69 is an IP
address. When you “call” that number, using any connection methods, you get
connected to the computer that “owns” that IP address.
ISP (Internet Service Provider) is a company that maintains a network that is linked to
the Internet by way of a dedicated communication line. An ISP offers the use of its
dedicated communication lines to companies or individuals who can’t afford the high
monthly cost for a direct connection.
J
JAVA
Java is a programming language that is specially designed for writing programs that can
be safely downloaded to your computer through the Internet without the fear of viruses.
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It is an object-oriented multi-thread programming best for creating applets and
applications for the Internet, Intranet and other complex, distributed network.
L
LAN
Local Area Network a computer network that spans a relatively small area sharing
common resources. Most LANs are confined to a single building or group of buildings.
M
MJPEG
MPEG4
MJPEG (Motion JPEG) composes a moving image by storing each frame of a moving
picture sequence in JPEG compression, and then decompressing and displaying each
frame at rapid speed to show the moving picture.
MPEG4 is designed to enable transmission and reception of high-quality audio and
video over the Internet and next-generation mobile telephones.
N
NAT
Network
NWay Protocol
Network Address Translator generally applied by a router that makes many different IP
addresses on an internal network appear to the Internet as a single address. For routing
messages properly within your network, each device requires a unique IP address. But
the addresses may not be valid outside your network. NAT solves the problem. When
devices within your network request information from the Internet, the requests are
forwarded to the Internet under the router's IP address. NAT distributes the responses
to the proper IP addresses within your network.
A network consists of a collection of two or more devices, people, or components that
communicate with each other over physical or virtual media. The most common types of
network are:
LAN – (local area network): Computers are in close distance to one another. They are
usually in the same office space, room, or building.
WAN – (wide area network): The computers are in different geographic locations and
are connected by telephone lines or radio waves.
A network protocol that can automatically negotiate the highest possible transmission
speed between two devices.
P
PCM
PING
PPPoE
Protocol
PCM (Pulse Code Modulation) is a technique for converting analog audio signals into
digital form for transmission.
Packet Internet Groper, a utility used to determine whether a specific IP address is
accessible. It functions by sending a packet to the specified address and waits for a
reply. It is primarily used to troubleshoot Internet connections.
Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet. PPPoE is a specification for connecting the users
on an Ethernet to the Internet through a common broadband medium, such as DSL or
cable modem. All the users over the Ethernet share a common connection.
Communication on the network is governed by sets of rules called protocols. Protocols
provide the guidelines devices use to communicate with each other, and thus they have
different functions. Some protocols are responsible for formatting and presenting and
presenting data that will be transferred from file server memory to the file server’s net
work adapter Others are responsible for filtering information between networks and
forwarding data to its destination. Still other protocols dictate how data is transferred
across the medium, and how servers respond to workstation requests and vice versa.
Common network protocols responsible for the presentation and formatting of data for a
network operating system are the Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX) protocol or the
Internet Protocol (IP). Protocols that dictate the format of data for transferors the
medium include token-passing and Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision
Detection (CSMA/CD), implemented as token-ring, ARCNET, FDDI, or Ethernet. The
Router Information Protocol (RIP),a part of the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet
Protocol (TCP/IP) suite, forwards packets from one network to another using the same
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network protocol.
R
RJ-45
Router
RTP
RTSP
RJ-45 connector is used for Ethernet cable connections.
A router is the network software or hardware entity charged with routing packets
between networks.
RTP (Real-time Transport Protocol) is a data transfer protocol defined to deliver live
media to the clients at the same time, which defines the transmission of video and
audio files in real time for Internet applications.
RTSP (Real-time Streaming Protocol) is the standard used to transmit stored media to
the client(s) at the same time, which provides client controls for random access to the
content stream.
S
Server
SIP
SMTP
SNMP
Station
Subnet mask
It is a simple computer that provides resources, such as files or other information.
SIP (Session Initiated Protocol) is a standard protocol that delivers the real-time
communication for Voice over IP (VoIP), which establishes sessions for features such
as audio and video conferencing.
The Simple Mail Transfer Protocol is used for Internet mail.
Simple Network Management Protocol. SNMP was designed to provide a common
foundation for managing network devices.
In LANs, a station consists of a device that can communicate data on the network. In
FDDI, a station includes both physical nodes and addressable logical devices.
Workstations, single-attach stations, dual-attach stations, and concentrators are FDDI
stations.
In TCP/IP, the bits used to create the subnet are called the subnet mask.
T
(TCP/IP)
Transceiver
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol is a widely used transport protocol that
connects diverse computers of various transmission methods. It was developed y the
Department of Defense to connect different computer types and led to the development
of the Internet.
A transceiver joins two network segments together. Transceivers can also be used to
join a segment that uses one medium to a segment that uses a different medium. On a
10BASE-5 network, the transceiver connects the network adapter or other network
device to the medium. Transceivers also can be used on 10BASE-2 or 10BASE-T
networks to attach devices with AUI ports.
U
UDP
User Name
Utility
UTP
The User Datagram Protocol is a connectionless protocol that resides above IP in the
TCP/IP suite
The USERNAME is the unique name assigned to each person who has access to the
LAN.
It is a program that performs a specific task.
Unshielded twisted-pair. UTP is a form of cable used by all access methods. It consists
of several pairs of wires enclosed in an unshielded sheath.
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