User`s manual | First Alert P-520 Security Camera User Manual

Indoor/Outdoor
Analog Wired Camera
Model P-520
USER'S MANUAL
©2010 Lehigh Consumer Products, LLC
All rights reserved. Distributed by Lehigh Consumer Products, LLC, Macungie, PA 18062. Due to
continuing product development, the product inside the packaging may look slightly different than
the one on the package.
Lehigh Consumer Products, LLC is a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH). To obtain
warranty service, contact the Consumer Affairs Division at 1-800-323-9005, Monday through
Friday, 7:30 a.m.- 5 p.m., Central Standard Time.
Made in China
M08-0240-002
Ta b le o f Co n te n ts
S a fe ty ............................................................................................................................. 1
Safety Precautions ........................................................................................................................... 1
FCC Compliance ............................................................................................................................. 1
Ge ttin g to Kn ow Yo u r P-520 Ca m era ............................................................................ 2
Check Package Contents.................................................................................................................. 2
Features ............................................................................................................................................ 2
S e ttin g Up Yo u r P-520 Ca m e ra ..................................................................................... 3
General Precautions ......................................................................................................................... 3
Installing the Camera ....................................................................................................................... 3
Connecting the Camera to a VCR/DVR and TV ............................................................................. 4
Night Vision ..................................................................................................................................... 4
Troubleshooting ............................................................................................................4
Te c h n ic a l In form atio n ................................................................................................... 5
Wa rra n ty ......................................................................................................................... 6
Product Limited Warranty................................................................................................................ 6
Warranty Exclusions ........................................................................................................................ 6
Obtaining Service ............................................................................................................................ 7
S a fe ty
S AFETY P RECAUTIONS

Do not drop, puncture, or disassemble the camera.
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Never tug on the power adapter. Use the plug to remove it from the wall.
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Do not expose the camera to high temperatures.
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For your own safety, avoid using the camera when there is a storm or lightning.
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Use the device with care. Avoid pressing hard on the camera body.
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Do not crush or damage the power cable.
FCC C OMP LIANCE
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subjected to the
following two conditions: (1) this device may cause harmful interference, and (2) this
device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with limits for a Class B digital
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful interference in residential installations. This
equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and
used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio
communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur with a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause interference to radio or television equipment
reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is
encouraged to try to correct the interference by the following measures:

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

Increase the separation between the equipment and the receiver.

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Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
received is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experience radio/TV technician for help.
Notice: Changes or modifications to the product could void the user's
authority to operate the product.
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Ge ttin g to Kn o w Yo u r
P -520 Ca m e ra
Congratulations on purchasing your First Alert Security Camera product. First Alert has
been helping families and businesses stay safe for over 50 years. By having a First Alert
Security Camera, you’re taking the first step in protecting your home or business from
damage or theft. We’re watching, even when you’re not.
C HECK P ACKAGE C ONTENTS
After unpacking the carton, check the contents for damage. Contact your supplier or dealer
immediately if any part is missing or damaged.
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Wired Indoor/Outdoor Camera (1)

Camera Stand (1)
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Mounting Kit (1)
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100 ft BNC Cable (1)
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Power Supply (1)
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User’s Manual (1)
camera
body
power
supply
camera
stand
F EATURES
The P-520 security camera is a simple solution for surveillance at home or business use.
Connect the camera directly to your security monitor or DVR for convenient monitoring or
recording of clear quality pictures.
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1/4" color CMOS camera
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400 TV lines resolution

Night vision with 12 infrared LEDs
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Indoor/outdoor weather resistant material

Includes audio surveillance capability
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S e ttin g Up Yo u r
P -520 Ca m e ra
G ENERAL P RECAUTIONS

Use only the power supply provided with the system.

Unplug the power supply when the system is not in use for extended periods.
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Do not place any of the equipment near a radiator, vent, or other place where it
might be exposed to heat, moisture, dust, vibrations, or strong magnetic fields.
Do not attempt to repair the camera. Contact a qualified technician or the dealer for
service. Any change or modification may damage the equipment and invalidate the
warranty.
When installing the camera, follow manufacturer’s advice when using power tools,
steps, ladders, etc. and wear suitable protective equipment (e.g., safety goggles)
when drilling holes. Before drilling holes through a ceiling, check for hidden
electricity cables and water pipes.
INS TALLING THE C AMERA
1
Select the position for the camera and secure the camera
stand.
Screws and anchors are supplied. Use an appropriate screw type
for the mounting surface.
2
Screw the camera onto the stand. Tighten the lock nut to
secure the camera on the stand.
3
Adjust camera to the proper view angle. Make sure the
lens is upright relative to your subject. Tighten the thumb
screw.
lock nut
thumb screw
4
Connect the camera to power using the supplied power
cable and adapter.
The power adapter is not weather resistant and needs to be sheltered from moisture, rain,
and sunlight.
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camera stand
Setting Up the P-520 Camera
Model P-520 User's Manual
C ONNECTING THE C AMERA TO A VCR/DVR AND TV
1
Connect the 100 ft cable (supplied) to the camera.
2
Connect other end of the cable to the input on the VCR/DVR.
(yellow connector = video in; white connector = audio in)
3
Connect an AV cable (not supplied) from the VCR/DVR to the TV.
4
Connect the power supply cable (supplied) to the camera (red plug). Plug the adapter
into an electric outlet.
Make sure the power adapter is in a dry place.
5
Power on the VCR/DVR and TV.
6
Tune your TV to the correct INPUT (e.g., INPUT1) using your TV’s remote control.
Follow your manufacturer’s instructions to record to your VCR or DVR.
NIGHT VIS ION
The camera has built-in infrared LEDs to allow you to view up to a distance of 16 ft at
night for 24-hour surveillance. The LEDs automatically activate at night and the picture
viewed turns to a black and white image.
TROUBLES HOOTING
Problem
Solution
Make sure the camera and TV are plugged in.
No picture.
Flickering image.
Make sure the TV/ VCR/ DVR is tuned to the correct
input channel.
Move the camera or move any source of bright light away
from the camera.
Adjust the contrast and brightness on the TV.
Image is too light or dark.
A white image appears at night.
Move the camera or move any source of bright light away
from the camera.
The camera's infrared LEDs shine invisible light that
reflects off surfaces such as glass causing white light.
Place the camera on the other side of windows or place
the lens flush against the surface to improve night vision.
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Te c h n ic a l In fo rm a tio n
Image Device
1/4" CMOS
Video System
NTSC
Resolution
400 TV lines
Effective Pixels
NTSC: 656 (H) x 492 (V)
Video Output
1 Vp-p, 75 Ohm
Minimum Illumination
0 Lux (IR on)
Signal/Noise Ratio
> 46 dB
IR LEDs
12
Night Vision Distance
16 ft
Viewing Angle
50 degrees
Color
Yes
White Balance
Automatic
Day/Night Mode
Yes
Gain Control
Automatic
Audio
Yes
Power Supply
DC 9V
Indoor/Outdoor
Both
Operating Temperature
-4 – 113°F
Audio Surveillance
Yes
Dimensions
4.5” x 2.0” x 3.5”
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Wa rra n ty
P RODUCT LIMITED WARRANTY
BRK Brands, Inc., (“BRK”) the maker of First Alert® brand products warrants that for a
period of one year from the date of purchase (the “Warranty Period”), this product will be
free from defects in material and workmanship. BRK, at its sole option, will repair or
replace this product or any component of the product found to be defective during the
Warranty Period. Replacement or repair will be made with a new or remanufactured
product or component. If the product is no longer available, replacement may be made
with a similar product of equal or greater value. This is your exclusive warranty.
This warranty is valid for the original retail purchaser only from the date of initial retail
purchase and is not transferable. In order to obtain warranty service, you must keep the
original sales receipt and proof of purchase in the form of the UPC code from the package.
BRK dealers, service centers, or retail stores selling BRK products do not have the right to
alter, modify or any way change the terms and conditions of this warranty.
WARRANTY E XCLUS IONS
Parts and Labor: 1 year limited (warranted parts do not include bulbs, LEDs, and batteries)
This warranty does not apply to bulbs, LEDs, and batteries supplied with or forming part
of the product.
This warranty is invalidated if non- BRK accessories are or have been used in or in
connection with the product or in any modification or repair is made to the product.
This warranty does not apply to defects or damages arising by use of the product in other
than normal (including normal atmospheric, moisture and humidity) conditions or by
installation or use of the product other than in strict accordance with the instructions
contained in the product owner’s manual.
This warranty does not apply to defects in or damages to the product caused by (i)
negligent use of the product, (ii) misuse, abuse, neglect, alteration, repair or improper
installation of the product, (iii) electrical short circuits or transients, (iv) usage not in
accordance with product installation, (v) use of replacement parts not supplied by BRK,
(vi) improper product maintenance, or (vii) accident, fire, flood or other Acts of God.
This warranty does not cover the performance or functionality of any computer software
included in the package with the product. BRK makes no warranty that the software
provided with the product will function without interruption or otherwise be free of
anomalies, errors, or “Bugs.” This warranty does not cover any costs relating to removal or
replacement of any product or software installed on your computer.
BRK reserves the right to make changes in design or to make additions to or improvements
in its products without incurring any obligations to modify any product which has already
been manufactured. BRK will make every effort to provide updates and fixes to its
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software via its website. This warranty does not cover any alteration or damage to any
other software that may be or may become resident on the users system as a result of
installing the software provided. This warranty is in lieu of other warranties, expressed or
implied, and BRK neither assumes nor authorizes any person to assume for it any other
obligation or liability in connection with the sale or service of the product. In no event
shall BRK be liable for any special or consequential damages arising from the use of the
product or arising from the malfunctioning or non-functioning of the product, or for any
delay in the performance of this warranty due to any cause beyond its control.
BRK does not make any claims or warranties of any kind whatsoever regarding the
product’s potential, ability, or effectiveness to prevent, minimize, or in any way affect
personal or property damage or injury. BRK is not responsible for any personal damage,
loss, or theft related to the product or to its use for any harm, whether physical or mental
related thereto. Any and all claims or statements, whether written or verbal, by
salespeople, retailers, dealers, or distributors to the contrary are not authorized by BRK,
and do not affect this provision of this warranty.
BRK’s responsibility under this, or any other warranty, implied or expressed, is limited to
repair, replacement or refund, as set forth above. These remedies are the sole and exclusive
remedies for any breach of warranty. BRK is not responsible for direct, special, incidental,
or consequential damages resulting from any breach of warranty or under any other legal
theory including but not limited to, loss profits, downtime, goodwill, damage to or
replacement of equipment and property and any costs of recovering, reprogramming or
reproducing any program or data stored in or used with a system containing the product
accompanying software.
BRK does not warrant the software will operate with any other software except that which
is indicated. BRK cannot be responsible for characteristics of their party hardware or
software which may effect the operation of the software included.
Except to the extent prohibited by applicable law, any implied warranty of merchantability
or fitness for a particular purpose is limited in duration to the duration of the above
Warranty Period. Some states, provinces, or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or
limitation of incidental or consequential damages or limitations on how long an implied
warranty lasts, so the above limitations or exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty
gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights that vary from state to
state, or province to province, or jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
O BTAINING S ERVICE
If service is required, do not return the product to your retailer. In order to obtain warranty
service, contact the Consumer Affairs Division at 1-800-323-9005, 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Central Standard Time, Monday through Friday. To assist us in serving you, please have
the model number and date of purchase available when calling.
After contacting the Consumer Affairs Division and it is determined that the product
should be returned for Warranty Service, please mail the product to: Lehigh, 2834
Schoeneck Rd, Macungie, PA 18062-9679.
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