Network Fisheye Camera
User Manual of Network Fisheye Camera
Network Fisheye Camera
User Manual
1
Thank you for purchasing our product. If there are any questions, or requests, please
do not hesitate to contact the dealer.
This manual may contain several technical incorrect places or printing errors, and the
content is subject to change without notice. The updates will be added to the new
version of this manual. We will readily improve or update the products or procedures
described in the manual.
DISCLAIMER STATEMENT
“Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (“UL”) has not tested the performance or reliability
of the security or signaling aspects of this product. UL has only tested for fire, shock
or casualty hazards as outlined in UL’s Standard(s) for Safety, UL60950-1. UL
Certification does not cover the performance or reliability of the security or signaling
aspects of this product. UL MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR
CERTIFICATIONS WHATSOEVER REGARDING THE PERFORMANCE OR
RELIABILITY OF ANY SECURITY OR SIGNALING RELATED FUNCTIONS
OF THIS PRODUCT.”
Regulatory Information
FCC Information
FCC compliance: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the
limits for a digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the
equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment generates, uses,
and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance
with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful
interference in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at his
own expense.
FCC Conditions
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions:
1. This device may not cause harmful interference.
2. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may
cause undesired operation.
EU Conformity Statement
This product and - if applicable - the supplied accessories too are
marked with "CE" and comply therefore with the applicable
harmonized European standards listed under the Low Voltage
Directive 2006/95/EC, the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC, the RoHS
Directive 2011/65/EU.
2012/19/EU (WEEE directive): Products marked with this symbol
cannot be disposed of as unsorted municipal waste in the European
Union. For proper recycling, return this product to your local
supplier upon the purchase of equivalent new equipment, or dispose
of it at designated collection points. For more information see:
www.recyclethis.info.
2006/66/EC (battery directive): This product contains a battery that
cannot be disposed of as unsorted municipal waste in the European
Union. See the product documentation for specific battery
information. The battery is marked with this symbol, which may
include lettering to indicate cadmium (Cd), lead (Pb), or mercury
(Hg). For proper recycling, return the battery to your supplier or to
a designated collection point. For more information see:
www.recyclethis.info.
Safety Instruction
These instructions are intended to ensure that the user can use the product correctly to
avoid danger or property loss.
The precaution measure is divided into ‘Warnings’ and ‘Cautions’:
Warnings: Serious injury or death may be caused if any of these warnings are
neglected.
Cautions: Injury or equipment damage may be caused if any of these cautions are
neglected.
Warnings Follow these safeguards to Cautions Follow these precautions to
prevent serious injury or death.
prevent potential injury or material
damage.
Warnings:
 Please adopt the power adapter which can meet the safety extra low voltage
(SELV) standard. And source with 12 VDC or 24 VAC (depending on models)
according to the IEC60950-1 and Limited Power Source standard.
 If the product does not work properly, please contact your dealer or the nearest
service center. Never attempt to disassemble the camera yourself. (We shall not
assume any responsibility for problems caused by unauthorized repair or
maintenance.)
 To reduce the risk of fire or electrical shock, do not expose this product to rain or
moisture.
 This installation should be made by a qualified service person and should conform
to all the local codes.
 Please install blackouts equipment into the power supply circuit for convenient
supply interruption.
 Please make sure that the ceiling can support more than 50(N) Newton gravities if
the camera is fixed to the ceiling.
 If the product does not work properly, please contact your dealer or the nearest
service center. Never attempt to disassemble the camera yourself. (We shall not
assume any responsibility for problems caused by unauthorized repair or
maintenance.)
Cautions:




Make sure the power supply voltage is correct before using the camera.
Do not drop the camera or subject it to physical shock.
Do not touch sensor modules with fingers. If cleaning is necessary, use a clean
cloth with a bit of ethanol and wipe it gently. If the camera will not be used for an
extended period of time, put on the lens cap to protect the sensor from dirt.
Do not aim the camera lens at the strong light such as sun or incandescent lamp.
The strong light can cause fatal damage to the camera.

The sensor may be burned out by a laser beam, so when any laser equipment is
being used, make sure that the surface of the sensor not be exposed to the laser
beam.
 Do not place the camera in extremely hot, cold temperatures (the operating
temperature should be between -30°C ~ 60°C, or -40°C ~ 60°C if the camera
model has an “H” in its suffix), dusty or damp environment, and do not expose it
to high electromagnetic radiation.
 To avoid heat accumulation, good ventilation is required for a proper operating
environment.
 Keep the camera away from water and any liquid.


While shipping, the camera should be packed in its original packing.
Improper use or replacement of the battery may result in hazard of explosion.
Please use the manufacturer recommended battery type.
Notes:
For the camera supports IR, you are required to pay attention to the following
precautions to prevent IR reflection:
 Dust or grease on the dome cover will cause IR reflection. Please do not remove
the dome cover film until the installation is finished. If there is dust or grease on
the dome cover, clean the dome cover with clean soft cloth and isopropyl alcohol.


Make certain the installation location does not have reflective surfaces of objects
too close to the camera. The IR light from the camera may reflect back into the
lens causing reflection.
The foam ring around the lens must be seated flush against the inner surface of
the bubble to isolate the lens from the IR LEDS. Fasten the dome cover to camera
body so that the foam ring and the dome cover are attached seamlessly.
Table of Contents
Chapter 2
Network Connection ............................................................................. 9
Chapter 1
System Requirement .............................................................................. 8
2.1
Setting the Network Camera over the LAN......................................................... 9
2.1.1
Wiring over the LAN ........................................................................................................ 9
2.1.2
Detecting and Changing the IP Address ......................................................................... 10
2.2
Setting the Network Camera over the WAN ....................................................... 11
2.2.1
Static IP Connection ....................................................................................................... 11
2.2.2
Dynamic IP Connection .................................................................................................. 12
Chapter 3
Access to the Network Camera ........................................................... 15
3.1
Accessing by Web Browsers ................................................................................ 15
3.2
Accessing by Client Software .............................................................................. 17
Chapter 4
Live View ............................................................................................. 18
4.1
Live View Page ..................................................................................................... 18
4.2
Starting Live View ................................................................................................ 19
4.3
Recording and Capturing Pictures Manually ................................................... 19
4.4
Operating PTZ Control ....................................................................................... 20
4.4.1
PTZ Control Panel .......................................................................................................... 20
4.4.2
Setting / Calling a Preset................................................................................................. 20
4.4.3
Setting / Calling a Patrol ................................................................................................. 22
Chapter 5
Network Camera Configuration ......................................................... 23
5.1
Configuring Local Parameters............................................................................ 23
5.2
Configuring Time Settings .................................................................................. 25
5.3
Configuring Network Settings ............................................................................ 27
5.3.1
Configuring TCP/IP Settings .......................................................................................... 27
5.3.2
Configuring Port Settings ............................................................................................... 28
5.3.3
Configuring PPPoE Settings ........................................................................................... 29
5.3.4
Configuring DDNS Settings ........................................................................................... 29
5.3.5
Configuring SNMP Settings ........................................................................................... 33
5.3.6
Configuring 802.1X Settings .......................................................................................... 34
5.3.7
Configuring QoS Settings ............................................................................................... 35
5.3.8
Configuring UPnP™ Settings ......................................................................................... 36
5.3.9
Email Sending Triggered by Alarm ................................................................................ 37
5.3.10
Configuring NAT (Network Address Translation) Settings ....................................... 39
5.3.11
Configuring FTP Settings .......................................................................................... 39
5.4
5.4.1
Configuring Video and Audio Settings ............................................................... 41
Configuring Video Settings ............................................................................................ 41
5.4.2
Configuring Audio Settings ............................................................................................ 43
5.4.3
Configuring ROI Encoding ............................................................................................. 44
5.5
Configuring Image Parameters .......................................................................... 46
5.5.1
Configuring Display Settings ......................................................................................... 46
5.5.2
Configuring OSD Settings .............................................................................................. 49
5.5.3
Configuring Privacy Mask .............................................................................................. 50
5.6
Configuring and Handling Alarms ..................................................................... 51
5.6.1
Configuring Motion Detection........................................................................................ 51
5.6.2
Configuring Video Tampering Alarm ............................................................................. 55
5.6.3
Configuring Alarm Input ................................................................................................ 56
5.6.4
Configuring Alarm Output .............................................................................................. 57
5.6.5
Handling Exception ........................................................................................................ 58
Chapter 6
Storage Settings ................................................................................... 59
6.1
Configuring NAS Settings ................................................................................... 59
6.2
Configuring Recording Schedule ........................................................................ 61
6.3
Configuring Snapshot Settings ........................................................................... 64
Chapter 7
Playback .............................................................................................. 67
Chapter 8
Log Searching ..................................................................................... 69
Chapter 9
Others .................................................................................................. 70
9.1
Managing User Accounts ..................................................................................... 70
9.2
Configuring RTSP Authentication ...................................................................... 72
9.3
Anonymous Visit .................................................................................................. 72
9.4
IP Address Filter................................................................................................... 73
9.5
Viewing Device Information................................................................................ 75
9.6
Maintenance ......................................................................................................... 76
9.6.1
Rebooting the Camera .................................................................................................... 76
9.6.2
Restoring Default Settings .............................................................................................. 76
9.6.3
Exporting / Importing Configuration File ....................................................................... 77
9.6.4
Upgrading the System..................................................................................................... 78
9.7
RS-232 Settings..................................................................................................... 78
9.8
RS-485 Settings..................................................................................................... 79
9.9
Fisheye Parameters .............................................................................................. 80
Appendix ...................................................................................................................... 81
Appendix 1 SADP Software Introduction ....................................................................... 81
Appendix 2 Port Mapping ................................................................................................ 84
Chapter 1 System Requirement
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP SP1 and above version / Vista / Win7 /
Server 2003 / Server 2008 32bits
CPU: Intel Pentium IV 3.0 GHz or higher
RAM: 1G or higher
Display: 1024×768 resolution or higher
Web Browser: Internet Explorer 6.0 and above version, Safari 5.02 and above
version, Mozilla Firefox 3.5 and above version and Google Chrome8 and above
versions.
User Manual of Network Fisheye Camera
Chapter 2 Network Connection
Before you start:

If you want to set the network camera via a LAN (Local Area Network), please
refer to Section 2.1 Setting the Network Camera over the LAN.

If you want to set the network camera via a WAN (Wide Area Network), please
refer to Section 2.2 Setting the Network Camera over the WAN.
2.1 Setting the Network Camera over the LAN
Purpose:
To view and configure the camera via a LAN, you need to connect the network
camera in the same subnet with your computer, and install the SADP or client
software to search and change the IP of the network camera.
Note: For the detailed introduction of SADP, please refer to Appendix 1.
2.1.1 Wiring over the LAN
The following figures show the two ways of cable connection of a network camera
and a computer:
Purpose:

To test the network camera, you can directly connect the network camera to the
computer with a network cable as shown in Figure 2-1.

Refer to the Figure 2-2 to set network camera over the LAN via a switch or a
router.
Figure 2-1 Connecting Directly
9
Figure 2-2 Connecting via a Switch or a Router
2.1.2 Detecting and Changing the IP Address
You need the IP address to visit the network camera.
Steps:
1. To get the IP address, you can choose either of the following methods:

Use SADP, a software tool which can automatically detect the online
network cameras in the LAN and list the device information including IP
address, subnet mask, port number, device serial number, device version, etc.,
shown in Figure 2-3.

Use the client software to list the online devices. Please refer to the user
manual of client software for detailed information.
2. Change the IP address and subnet mask to the same subnet as that of your
computer.
3. Enter the IP address of network camera in the address field of the web browser to
view the live video.
Notes:

The default IP address is 192.0.0.64 and the port number is 8000. The default user
name is admin, and password is 12345.

For accessing the network camera from different subnets, please set the gateway
for the network camera after you logged in. For detailed information, please refer
to Section 5.3.1 Configuring TCP/IP Settings.
Figure 2-3 SADP Interface
2.2 Setting the Network Camera over the WAN
Purpose:
This section explains how to connect the network camera to the WAN with a static IP
or a dynamic IP.
2.2.1 Static IP Connection
Before you start:
Please apply a static IP from an ISP (Internet Service Provider). With the static IP
address, you can connect the network camera via a router or connect it to the WAN
directly.

Connecting the network camera via a router
Steps:
1. Connect the network camera to the router.
2. Assign a LAN IP address, the subnet mask and the gateway. Refer to Section 2.1.2
Detecting and Changing the IP Address for detailed IP address configuration of
the camera.
3. Save the static IP in the router.
4. Set port mapping, e.g., 80, 8000, and 554 ports. The steps for port mapping vary
according to the different routers. Please call the router manufacturer for
assistance with port mapping.
Note: Refer to Appendix 2 for detailed information about port mapping.
5. Visit the network camera through a web browser or the client software over the
internet.
Figure 2-4 Accessing the Camera through Router with Static IP

Connecting the network camera with static IP directly
You can also save the static IP in the camera and directly connect it to the internet
without using a router. Refer to Section 2.1.2 Detecting and Changing the IP Address
for detailed IP address configuration of the camera.
Figure 2-5 Accessing the Camera with Static IP Directly
2.2.2 Dynamic IP Connection
Before you start:
Please apply a dynamic IP from an ISP. With the dynamic IP address, you can connect
the network camera to a modem or a router.

Connecting the network camera via a router
Steps:
1. Connect the network camera to the router.
2. In the camera, assign a LAN IP address, the subnet mask and the gateway. Refer
to Section 2.1.2 Detecting and Changing the IP Address for detailed LAN
configuration.
3. In the router, set the PPPoE user name, password and confirm the password.
4. Set port mapping. E.g. 80, 8000, and 554 ports. The steps for port mapping vary
depending on different routers. Please call the router manufacturer for assistance
with port mapping.
Note: Refer to Appendix 2 for detailed information about port mapping.
5. Apply a domain name from a domain name provider.
6. Configure the DDNS settings in the setting interface of the router.
7. Visit the camera via the applied domain name.

Connecting the network camera via a modem
Purpose:
This camera supports the PPPoE auto dial-up function. The camera gets a public IP
address by ADSL dial-up after the camera is connected to a modem. You need to
configure the PPPoE parameters of the network camera. Refer to Section 5.3.3
Configuring PPPoE Settings for detailed configuration.
Figure 2-6 Accessing the Camera with Dynamic IP
Note: The obtained IP address is dynamically assigned via PPPoE, so the IP address
always changes after rebooting the camera. To solve the inconvenience of the
dynamic IP, you need to get a domain name from the DDNS provider (E.g.
DynDns.com). Please follow the steps below for normal domain name resolution and
private domain name resolution to solve the problem.

Normal Domain Name Resolution
Figure 2-7 Normal Domain Name Resolution
Steps:
1. Apply a domain name from a domain name provider.
2. Configure the DDNS settings in the DDNS Settings interface of the network
camera. Refer to Section 5.3.4 Configuring DDNS Settings for detailed
configuration.
3. Visit the camera via the applied domain name.

Private Domain Name Resolution
Figure 2-8 Private Domain Name Resolution
Steps:
1. Install and run the IP Server software in a computer with a static IP.
2. Access the network camera through the LAN with a web browser or the client
software.
3. Enable DDNS and select IP Server as the protocol type. Refer to Section 5.3.4
Configuring DDNS Settings for detailed configuration.
User Manual of Network Fisheye Camera
Chapter 3 Access to the Network
Camera
3.1 Accessing by Web Browsers
Steps:
1. Open the web browser.
2. Input the IP address of the network camera in the address bar, e.g., 192.0.0.64 and
press the Enter key to enter the login interface.
3. Input the user name and password and click Login.
Figure 3-1 Login Interface
Notes:
 The default user name is admin, and the default password is 12345.
 Switch the display language from the upper-right corner between Chinese and
English.
4. Install the plug-in before viewing the live video and operating the camera. Please
follow the installation prompts to install the plug-in.
15
Figure 3-2 Download and Install Plug-in
Figure 3-3 Install Plug-in (1)
Figure 3-4 Install Plug-in (2)
Note: You may have to close the web browser to install the plug-in. Please reopen the
web browser and log in again after installing the plug-in.
3.2 Accessing by Client Software
The product CD contains the client software. You can view the live video and manage
the camera with the software.
Follow the installation prompts to install the software. The control panel and live view
interface of client software are shown as bellow.
Figure 3-5 Client Software
Note: For detailed information about the software, please refer to the user manual of
the Client Software.
User Manual of Network Fisheye Camera
Chapter 4 Live View
4.1 Live View Page
Purpose:
The live view page allows you to view the real-time video, capture images, realize
PTZ control, set/call presets and configure video parameters.
Log in the network camera to enter the live view page, or you can click Live View on
the menu bar of the main page to enter the live view page.
Descriptions of the live view page:
Figure 4-1 Live View Page
Menu Bar:
Click each tab to enter Live View, Playback, Log and Configuration page
respectively.
Layout Control:
Click each tab to adjust the layout of the live view. 4:3, 16:9, and auto are selectable.
Live View Window:
Display the live view in fisheye mode, panorama mode, or PTZ mode.
Toolbar:
18
Operations on the live view page, e.g., live view, capture, record, audio on/off,
two-way audio, etc.
PTZ Control:
Panning, tilting and zooming actions, and the PTZ speed of the camera.
Preset/Patrol Settings:
Set and call the preset/patrol for the camera.
4.2 Starting Live View
In the live view window as shown in Figure 4-2, click
on the toolbar to start the
live view of the camera.
Figure 4-2 Live View Toolbar
Table 4-1 Descriptions of the Toolbar
Icon
Description
Start/Stop live view.
/
The window size is 4:3.
The window size is 16:9.
Self-adaptive window size.
Manually capture the picture.
Manually start/stop recording.
/
/
Audio on and adjust volume /Mute.
Turn on/off microphone.
/
4.3 Recording and Capturing Pictures Manually
In the live view interface, click
click
on the toolbar to capture the live pictures or
to record the live view. The saving paths of the captured pictures and clips
can be set on the Configuration > Local Configuration page. To configure remote
scheduled recording, please refer to Section 6.2.
Note: The captured image will be saved as JPEG file or BMP file in your computer.
4.4 Operating PTZ Control
Purpose:
In the live view interface, you can use the PTZ control buttons to realize pan/tilt/zoom
control of the camera.
If the expand mode is 1 fisheye + 3 PTZ or 1 panorama + 3 PTZ, you can use the PTZ
control interface to adjust the view angle and the PTZ speed.
4.4.1 PTZ Control Panel
On the live view page, click
to show the PTZ control panel or click
to
hide it.
Click the direction buttons to control the pan/tilt movements.
Figure 4-3 PTZ Control Panel
Notes:
There are 8 direction arrows ( , , ,
, , ,
,
) in the live view window when
you click and drag the mouse in the relative positions.
Table 4-2 Descriptions of PTZ Control Panel
Icon
Description
Auto Scan
Zoom in/out
Adjust speed of pan/tilt movements
4.4.2 Setting / Calling a Preset
 Setting a Preset:
1. In the PTZ control panel, select a preset number from the preset list.
Figure 4-4 Setting a Preset
2. Use the PTZ control buttons to move the lens to the desired position.
• Pan the camera to the right or left.
• Tilt the camera up or down.
• Zoom in or out.
3. Click
to finish the setting of the current preset.
4. You can click
to delete the preset.
Note: You can configure up to 128 presets.

Calling a Preset:
This feature enables the camera to point to a specified preset scene manually when an
event takes place.
For the defined preset, you can call it at any time to the desired preset scene.
In the PTZ control panel, select a defined preset from the list and click
preset.
Figure 4-5 Calling a Preset
to call the
4.4.3 Setting / Calling a Patrol
Note:
No less than 2 presets have to be configured before you set a patrol.
Steps:
1. Click
2.
3.
4.
5.
to enter the patrol configuration interface.
Select a path No., and click
to add the configured presets.
Select the preset, and input the patrol duration and patrol speed.
Click OK to save the first preset.
Follow the steps above to add the other presets.
Figure 4-6 Add Patrol Path
6. Click
to save a patrol.
7. Click
to start the patrol, and click
8. (Optional) Click
to delete a patrol.
to stop it.
User Manual of Network Fisheye Camera
Chapter 5 Network Camera
Configuration
5.1 Configuring Local Parameters
Note: The local configuration refers to the parameters of the live view, record files
and captured pictures. The record files and captured pictures are the ones you record
and captured using the web browser and thus the saving paths of them are on the PC
running the browser.
Steps:
1. Enter the Local Configuration interface:
Configuration > Local Configuration
Figure 5-1 Local Configuration Interface
2. Configure the following settings:

Live View Parameters: Set the protocol type and live view performance.

Protocol Type: TCP, UDP, MULTICAST and HTTP are selectable.
TCP: Ensures complete delivery of streaming data and better video quality,
yet the real-time transmission will be affected.
UDP: Provides real-time audio and video streams.
HTTP: Allows the same quality as of TCP without setting specific ports for
23
streaming under some network environments.
MULTICAST: It’s recommended to select MCAST type when using the
Multicast function. For detailed information about Multicast, refer to Section
5.3.1 TCP/IP Settings.

Live View Performance: Set the live view performance to Shortest Delay,
Real Time, Balanced or Best Fluency.

Rules: It refers to the rules on your local browser, select enable or disable to
display or not display the colored marks when the motion detection, face
detection, or intrusion detection is triggered. E.g.: enabled as the rules are, and
the face detection is enabled as well, when a face is detected, it will be marked
with a green rectangle on the live view.


Image Format: Choose the image format for picture capture.
Record File Settings: Set the saving path of the recorded video files. Valid for the
record files you recorded with the web browser.

Record File Size: Select the packed size of the manually recorded and
downloaded video files to 256M, 512M or 1G. After the selection, the
maximum record file size is the value you selected.

Save record files to: Set the saving path for the manually recorded video files.

Save downloaded files to: Set the saving path for the downloaded video files
in playback mode.

Picture and Clip Settings: Set the saving paths of the captured pictures and
clipped video files. Valid for the pictures you captured with the web browser.

Save snapshots in live view to: Set the saving path of the manually captured
pictures in live view mode.

Save snapshots when playback to: Set the saving path of the captured
pictures in playback mode.

Save clips to: Set the saving path of the clipped video files in playback mode.
Note: You can click Browse to change the directory for saving the clips and pictures.
3. Click Save to save the settings.
5.2 Configuring Time Settings
Purpose:
You can follow the instructions in this section to configure the time synchronization
and DST settings.
Steps:
1. Enter the Time Settings interface:
Configuration > Basic Configuration > System > Time Settings
Or Configuration > Advanced Configuration > System > Time Settings
Figure 5-2 Time Settings

Select the Time Zone.
Select the Time Zone of your location from the drop-down menu.
 Synchronizing Time by NTP Server.
(1) Check the checkbox to enable the NTP function.
(2) Configure the following settings:
Server Address: IP address of NTP server.
NTP Port: Port of NTP server.
Interval: The time interval between the two synchronizing actions with NTP
server.
Figure 5-3 Time Sync by NTP Server
Note: If the camera is connected to a public network, you should use a NTP server
that has a time synchronization function, such as the server at the National Time
Center (IP Address: 210.72.145.44). If the camera is set in a customized network,
NTP software can be used to establish a NTP server for time synchronization.
 Synchronizing Time Synchronization Manually
Enable the Manual Time Sync function and then click
to set the system time
from the pop-up calendar.
Note: You can also check the Sync with computer time checkbox to synchronize the
time of the camera with that of your computer.
Figure 5-4 Time Sync Manually
 Click the DST tab page to enable the DST function and Set the date of the DST
period.
Figure 5-5 DST Settings
2. Click Save to save the settings.
5.3 Configuring Network Settings
5.3.1 Configuring TCP/IP Settings
Purpose:
TCP/IP settings must be properly configured before you operate the camera over
network. The camera supports both the IPv4 and IPv6. Both versions may be
configured simultaneously without conflicting to each other, and at least one IP
version should be configured.
Steps:
1. Enter TCP/IP Settings interface:
Configuration > Basic Configuration > Network > TCP/IP
Or Configuration > Advanced Configuration > Network > TCP/IP
Figure 5-6 TCP/IP Settings
2. Configure the basic network settings, including the NIC Type, IPv4 or IPv6
Address, IPv4 or IPv6 Subnet Mask, IPv4 or IPv6 Default Gateway, MTU settings
and Multicast Address.
Notes:

The valid value range of MTU is 500 ~ 1500.

The Multicast sends a stream to the multicast group address and allows multiple
clients to acquire the stream at the same time by requesting a copy from the
multicast group address. Before utilizing this function, you have to enable the
Multicast function of your router.
3. Click Save to save the above settings.
Note: A reboot is required for the settings to take effect.
5.3.2 Configuring Port Settings
Purpose:
You can set the port No. of the camera, e.g. HTTP port, RTSP port and HTTPS port.
Steps:
1. Enter the Port Settings interface:
Configuration > Basic Configuration > Network > Port
Or Configuration > Advanced Configuration > Network > Port
Figure 5-7 Port Settings
2. Set the HTTP port, RTSP port and HTTPS port of the camera.
HTTP Port: The default port number is 80, and it can be changed to any port No.
which is not occupied.
RTSP Port: The default port number is 554 and it can be changed to any port No.
ranges from 1024 to 65535.
HTTPS Port: The default port number is 443, and it can be changed to any port
No. which is not occupied.
Server Port: The default server port number is 8000, and it can be changed to any
port No. ranges from 2000 to 65535.
3. Click Save to save the settings.
Note: A reboot is required for the settings to take effect.
5.3.3 Configuring PPPoE Settings
Steps:
1. Enter the PPPoE Settings interface:
Configuration >Advanced Configuration > Network > PPPoE
Figure 5-8 PPPoE Settings
2. Check the Enable PPPoE checkbox to enable this feature.
3. Enter User Name, Password, and Confirm password for PPPoE access.
Note: The User Name and Password should be assigned by your ISP.
4. Click Save to save and exit the interface.
Note: A reboot is required for the settings to take effect.
5.3.4 Configuring DDNS Settings
Purpose:
If your camera is set to use PPPoE as its default network connection, you can use the
Dynamic DNS (DDNS) for network access.
Before you start:
Registration on the DDNS server is required before configuring the DDNS settings of
the camera.
Steps:
1. Enter the DDNS Settings interface:
Configuration > Advanced Configuration > Network > DDNS
Figure 5-9 DDNS Settings
2. Check the Enable DDNS checkbox to enable this feature.
3. Select DDNS Type. Four DDNS types are selectable: HiDDNS, IPServer,
DynDNS, and NO-IP.

DynDNS:
Steps:
(1)Enter Server Address of DynDNS (e.g. members.dyndns.org).
(2)In the Domain text field, enter the domain name obtained from the DynDNS
website.
(3)Enter the Port of DynDNS server.
(4)Enter the User Name and Password registered on the DynDNS website.
(5)Click Save to save the settings.
Figure 5-10 DynDNS Settings

IP Server:
Steps:
(1) Enter the Server Address of the IP Server.
(2) Click Save to save the settings.
Note: For the IP Server, you have to apply a static IP, subnet mask, gateway and
preferred DNS from the ISP. The Server Address should be entered with the
static IP address of the computer that runs the IP Server software.
Figure 5-11 IPServer Settings
Note: For the US and Canada area, you can enter 173.200.91.74 as the server
address.

NO-IP:
Steps:
(1) Choose the DDNS Type as NO-IP.
Figure 5-12 NO-IP DNS Settings
(2) Enter the Server Address as www.noip.com
(3) Enter the Domain name you registered.
(4) Enter the Port number, if needed.
(5) Enter the User Name and Password.
(6) Click Save and then you can view the camera with the domain name.

HiDDNS
Steps:
(1) Choose the DDNS Type as HiDDNS.
Figure 5-13 HiDDNS Settings
(2) Enter the Server Address www.hiddns.com.
(3) Enter the Domain name of the camera. The domain is the same with the
device alias in the HiDDNS server.
(4) Click Save to save the new settings.
Note: A reboot is required for the settings to take effect.
5.3.5 Configuring SNMP Settings
Purpose:
You can set the SNMP function to get camera status, parameters and alarm related
information and manage the camera remotely when it is connected to the network.
Before you start:
Before setting the SNMP, please download the SNMP software and manage to
receive the camera information via SNMP port. By setting the Trap Address, the
camera can send the alarm event and exception messages to the surveillance center.
Note: The SNMP version you select should be the same as that of the SNMP software.
And you also need to use the different version according to the security level you
required. SNMP v1 provides no security and SNMP v2 requires password for access.
And SNMP v3 provides encryption and if you use the third version, HTTPS protocol
must be enabled.
Steps:
1. Enter the SNMP Settings interface:
Configuration > Advanced Configuration > Network > SNMP
Figure 5-14 SNMP Settings
2. Check the corresponding version checkbox (
,
,
) to enable the feature.
3. Configure the SNMP settings.
Note: The settings of the SNMP software should be the same as the settings you
configure here.
4. Click Save to save and finish the settings.
Note: A reboot is required for the settings to take effect.
5.3.6 Configuring 802.1X Settings
Purpose:
The IEEE 802.1X standard is supported by the network cameras, and when the feature
is enabled, the camera data is secured and user authentication is needed when
connecting the camera to the network protected by the IEEE 802.1X.
Before you start:
The authentication server must be configured. Please apply and register a user name
and password for 802.1X in the server.
Steps:
1. Enter the 802.1X Settings interface:
Configuration > Advanced Configuration > Network > 802.1X
Figure 5-15 802.1X Settings
2. Check the Enable IEEE 802.1X checkbox to enable the feature.
3. Configure the 802.1X settings, including EAPOL version, user name and
password.
Note: The EAPOL version must be identical with that of the router or the switch.
4. Enter the user name and password to access the server.
5. Click Save to finish the settings.
Note: A reboot is required for the settings to take effect.
5.3.7 Configuring QoS Settings
Purpose:
QoS (Quality of Service) can help solve the network delay and network congestion by
configuring the priority of data sending.
Steps:
1. Enter the QoS Settings interface:
Configuration >Advanced Configuration > Network > QoS
Figure 5-16 QoS Settings
2. Configure the QoS settings, including video / audio DSCP, event / alarm DSCP
and Management DSCP.
The valid value range of the DSCP is 0-63. The bigger the DSCP value is, the
higher the priority is.
Note: DSCP refers to the Differentiated Service Code Point; and the DSCP value
is used in the IP header to indicate the priority of the data.
3. Click Save to save the settings.
Note: A reboot is required for the settings to take effect.
5.3.8 Configuring UPnP™ Settings
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP™) is a networking architecture that provides
compatibility among networking equipment, software and other hardware devices.
The UPnP protocol allows devices to connect seamlessly and to simplify the
implementation of networks in the home and corporate environments.
With the function enabled, you don’t need to configure the port mapping for each port,
and the camera is connected to the Wide Area Network via the router.
Steps:
1. Enter the UPnP™ settings interface.
Configuration >Advanced Configuration > Network > UPnP
2. Check the checkbox to enable the UPnP™ function.
The name of the device when detected online can be edited.
Figure 5-17 Configure UPnP Settings
5.3.9 Email Sending Triggered by Alarm
Purpose:
The system can be configured to send an Email notification to all designated receivers
if an alarm event is detected, e.g., motion detection event, video loss, video tampering,
etc.
Before you start:
Please configure the DNS Server settings under Basic Configuration > Network >
TCP/IP or Advanced Configuration > Network > TCP/IP before using the Email
function.
Steps:
1. Enter the TCP/IP Settings (Configuration > Basic Configuration > Network >
TCP/IP or Configuration > Advanced Configuration > Network > TCP/IP) to
set the IPv4 Address, IPv4 Subnet Mask, IPv4 Default Gateway and the Preferred
DNS Server.
Note: Please refer to Section 5.3.1 Configuring TCP/IP Settings for detailed
information.
2. Enter the Email Settings interface:
Configuration > Advanced Configuration > Network > Email
Figure 5-18 Email Settings
3. Configure the following settings:
Sender: The name of the email sender.
Sender’s Address: The email address of the sender.
SMTP Server: The SMTP Server IP address or host name (e.g.,
smtp.263xmail.com).
SMTP Port: The SMTP port. The default TCP/IP port for SMTP is 25 (not
secured). And the SSL SMTP port is 465.
Enable SSL: Check the checkbox to enable SSL if it is required by the SMTP
server.
Attached Image: Check the checkbox of Attached Image if you want to send
emails with attached alarm images.
Interval: The interval refers to the time between two actions of sending attached
pictures.
Authentication (optional): If your email server requires authentication, check
this checkbox to use authentication to log in to this server and enter the login user
Name and password.
Choose Receiver: Select the receiver to which the email is sent. Up to 2 receivers
can be configured.
Receiver: The name of the user to be notified.
Receiver’s Address: The email address of user to be notified.
4. Click Save to save the settings.
5.3.10 Configuring NAT (Network Address Translation) Settings
Purpose:
1. Enter the NAT settings interface.
Configuration >Advanced Configuration > Network > NAT
2. Choose the port mapping mode.
To port mapping with the default port numbers:
Choose Port Mapping Mode.
To port mapping with the customized port numbers:
Choose
And for manual port mapping, you can customize the value of the port number by
yourself.
Figure 5-19 Configure NAT Settings
3. Click Save to save the settings.
5.3.11 Configuring FTP Settings
Purpose:
You can configure the FTP server related information to enable the uploading of the
captured pictures to the FTP server. The captured pictures can be triggered by events
or a timing snapshot task.
Steps:
1. Enter the FTP Settings interface:
Configuration >Advanced Configuration > Network > FTP
Figure 5-20 FTP Settings
2.
Configure the FTP settings; and the user name and password are required for
login the FTP server.
Directory: In the Directory Structure field, you can select the root directory,
parent directory and child directory. When the parent directory is selected, you
have the option to use the Device Name, Device Number or Device IP for the
name of the directory; and when the Child Directory is selected, you can use the
Camera Name or Camera No. as the name of the directory.
Upload type: To enable uploading the captured picture to the FTP server.
Anonymous Access to the FTP Server (in which case the user name and
password won’t be required.): Check the Anonymous checkbox to enable the
anonymous access to the FTP server.
Figure 5-21 FTP Settings
Note: The anonymous access function must be supported by the FTP server.
3.
Click Save to save the settings.
Note: If you want to upload the captured pictures to FTP server, you have to
enable the continuous snapshot or event-triggered snapshot on Snapshot page.
For detailed information, please refer to the Section 6.3.
5.4 Configuring Video and Audio Settings
5.4.1 Configuring Video Settings
Steps:
1. Enter the Video Settings interface:
Configuration >Basic Configuration > Video / Audio > Video
Or Configuration > Advanced Configuration > Video / Audio > Video
Figure 5-22 Configure Video Settings
2. Select the Stream Type of the camera to main stream (normal), sub-stream or third
stream.
The main stream is usually for recording and live viewing with good bandwidth,
and the sub-stream and third stream can be used for live viewing when the
bandwidth is limited.
3. You can customize the following parameters for the selected main stream or
sub-stream:
Video Type:
Select the stream type to video stream, or video & audio composite stream. The
audio signal will be recorded only when the Video Type is Video & Audio.
Resolution:
Select the resolution of the video output.
Bitrate Type:
Select the bitrate type to constant or variable.
Video Quality:
When bitrate type is selected as Variable, 6 levels of video quality are selectable.
Frame Rate:
Set the frame rate to 1/16~25 fps. The frame rate is to describe the frequency at
which the video stream is updated and it is measured by frames per second (fps).
A higher frame rate is advantageous when there is movement in the video stream,
as it maintains image quality throughout.
Max. Bitrate:
Set the max. bitrate to 32~16384 Kbps. The higher value corresponds to the higher
video quality, but the higher bandwidth is required.
Video Encoding:
If the Stream Type is set to main stream, H.264 and MJPEG are selectable, and if
the stream type is set to sub stream, H.264, MJPEG, and MPEJ4 are selectable.
Note: The supported video encoding may differ according to the different
platform.
Profile:
Basic profile, Main Profile and High Profile for coding are selectable.
I Frame Interval:
Set the I-Frame interval to 1~400.
SVC:
Scalable Video Coding is an extension of the H.264/AVC standard. Set it OFF or
ON according to your actual needs.
4. Click Save to save the settings.
5.4.2 Configuring Audio Settings
Steps:
1. Enter the Audio Settings interface
Configuration > Basic Configuration > Video / Audio > Audio
Or Configuration > Advanced Configuration > Video / Audio > Audio
Figure 5-23 Audio Settings
2. Configure the following settings.
Audio Encoding: G.711 ulaw, G.711alaw, G.726, and MP2L2 are selectable. And
32kbps, 64kbps, and 128kbps are supported if MP2L2 is selected.
Audio Input: MicIn and Linein are selectable for the connected microphone and
pickup respectively.
Input Volume: 0-100
Environmental Noise Filter: Set it as OFF or ON. When you set the function on
the noise detected can be filtered.
3. Click Save to save the settings.
5.4.3 Configuring ROI Encoding
ROI stands for the region of interest. And the ROI encoding enables you to
discriminate the ROI and background information in compression, that is to say, the
technology assigns more encoding resource to the region of interest to increase the
quality of the ROI whereas the background information is less focused.
Steps:
1. Enter the ROI settings interface
Configuration > Advanced Configuration > Video / Audio >ROI
Figure 5-24 Region of Interest Settings
2. Draw the region of interest on the image. There are four regions can be drawn.
3. Choose the stream type to set the ROI encoding.
4. Choose the ROI type.
There are two options for ROI encoding, the fixed region encoding and the
dynamic tracking.

The fixed region encoding is the ROI encoding for the manually configured
area. And you can choose the Image Quality Enhancing level for ROI
encoding, and you can also name the ROI area.

The dynamic region refers to the ROI defined by intelligent analysis such as
human face detection. You can choose the Image Quality Enhancing level for
the ROI encoding.
5. Click Save to save the settings.
5.5 Configuring Image Parameters
5.5.1 Configuring Display Settings
Purpose:
You can set the image quality of the camera, including brightness, contrast, saturation,
hue, sharpness, etc.
Note:
The display parameters vary according to the different camera model. Please refer to
the actual interface for details.
Steps:
1. Enter the Display Settings interface:
Configuration > Basic Configuration> Image> Display Settings
Or Configuration > Advanced Configuration> Image> Display Settings
2. Set the image parameters of the camera.
Note:
In order to guarantee the image quality in the different illumination, it provides two
sets of parameters for user to configure.
Day/night Auto-switch
Figure 5-25 Display Settings of Day/night Auto-switch
 Image Adjustment
Brightness describes bright of the image, which ranges from 1~100, and the default
value is 50.
Contrast describes the contrast of the image, which ranges from 1~100, and the
default value is 50.
Hue adjusts color of the image.
Saturation describes the colorfulness of the image color, which ranges from 1~100,
and the default value is 50.
Sharpness describes the edge contrast of the image, which ranges from 1~100, and
the default value is 50.
 Exposure Settings
If the camera is equipped with the fixed lens, only Manual is selectable, and the iris
mode is not configurable.
The exposure time refers to the electronic shutter time, which ranges from 1 ~
1/100,000s. Adjust it according to the actual luminance condition.
 Day/Night Switch
Select the day/night switch mode, and configure the smart IR settings from this
option.
Figure 5-26 Day/Night Switch
Day: the camera stays at day mode.
Night: the camera stays at night mode.
Auto: the camera switches between the day mode and the night mode according to the
illumination automatically. The sensitivity ranges from 0~7, the higher the value is,
the easier the mode switches. The filtering time refers to the interval time between the
day/night switch. You can set it from 5s to 120s.
Schedule: The camera switches between the day mode and the night mode according
to the configured time period.
Triggered by Alarm Input: The camera switches to the day mode or the night mode
after the alarm is triggered.
 Backlight Settings
BLC: If you focus on an object against strong backlight, the object will be too dark to
be seen clearly. BLC compensates light to the object in the front to make it clear. OFF,
Up, Down, Left, Right, Center and customize are selectable.
WDR: Wide Dynamic Range can be used when there is a high contrast of the bright
area and the dark area of the scene.
 White Balance
White balance is the white rendition function of the camera used to adjust the color
temperature according to the environment.
Figure 5-27 White Balance
 Image Enhancement
Digital Noise Reduction: DNR reduces the noise in the video stream. OFF, Normal
Mode and Expert Mode are selectable. Set the DNR level from 0~100, and the default
value is50 in Normal Mode. Set the DNR level from both space DNR level [0~100]
and time DNR level [0~100] in Expert Mode.
Grey Scale: You can choose the range of the grey scale as [0-255] or [16-235].
 Video Adjustment
Scene Mode: Choose the scene as indoor or outdoor according to the real
environment.
Video Standard: 50 Hz and 60 Hz are selectable. Choose according to the different
video standards; normally 50 Hz for PAL standard and 60 Hz for NTSC standard.
5.5.2 Configuring OSD Settings
Purpose:
You can customize the camera name and time on the screen.
Steps:
1. Enter the OSD Settings interface:
Configuration > Advanced Configuration > Image > OSD Settings
Figure 5-28 OSD Settings
2. Check the corresponding checkbox to select the display of camera name, date or
week if required.
3. Edit the camera name in the text field of Camera Name.
4. Select from the drop-down list to set the time format, date format, display mode
and the OSD font size.
5. You can use the mouse to click and drag the text frame Camera 01 in the live
view window to adjust the OSD position.
Figure 5-29 Adjust OSD Location
6. Click Save to activate above settings.
5.5.3 Configuring Privacy Mask
Purpose:
Privacy mask enables you to cover certain areas on the live video to prevent certain
spots in the surveillance area from being live viewed and recorded.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Privacy Mask Settings interface:
Configuration > Advanced Configuration> Image > Privacy Mask
2. Check the checkbox of Enable Privacy Mask to enable this function.
3. Click Draw Area.
Figure 5-30 Privacy Mask Settings
4. Click and drag the mouse in the live video window to draw the mask area.
Note: You are allowed to draw up to 4 areas on the same image.
5. Click Stop Drawing to finish drawing or click Clear All to clear all of the areas
you set without saving them.
6. Click Save to save the settings.
5.6 Configuring and Handling Alarms
This section explains how to configure the network camera to respond to alarm events,
including motion detection, video tampering, alarm input, alarm output, exception,
face detection, audio exception detection, intrusion detection, defocus detection, and
scene change detection, etc. These events can trigger the linkage methods, such as
Notify Surveillance Center, Send Email, Trigger Alarm Output, etc.
Note:
Check the checkbox of Notify Surveillance Center if you want to the alarm
information pushed to your mobile phone as soon as the alarm is triggered.
5.6.1 Configuring Motion Detection
Purpose:
Motion detection is a feature which can take alarm response actions and record the
video for the motion occurred in the surveillance scene.
Tasks:
1. Set the Motion Detection Area.
Steps:
(1)Enter the motion detection settings interface
Configuration > Advanced Configuration> Events > Motion Detection
(2)Check the checkbox of Enable Motion Detection.
Figure 5-31 Enable Motion Detection
(3)Click
. Click and drag the mouse on the live video image to draw a
motion detection area.
Note: You can draw up to 8 motion detection areas on the same image.
(4)Click
to finish drawing.
Note: You can click
to clear all of the areas.
(5)(Optional) Move the slider
the detection.
2. Set the Arming Schedule for Motion Detection.
Steps:
Figure 5-32 Arming Time
to set the sensitivity of
(1)Click
to edit the arming schedule. The Figure 5-28 shows the
editing interface of the arming schedule.
(2)Choose the day you want to set the arming schedule.
(3)Click
to set the time period for the arming schedule.
(4)After you set the arming schedule, you can copy the schedule to other days
(Optional).
(5)Click
to save the settings.
Note: The time of each period can’t be overlapped. Up to 4 periods can be
configured for each day.
Figure 5-33 Arming Time Schedule
3. Set the Alarm Actions for Motion Detection.
Purpose:
You can specify the linkage method when an event occurs. The following
contents are about how to configure the different types of linkage method.
Figure 5-34 Linkage Method
Steps:
(1) Check the checkbox to select the linkage method. Notify surveillance center,
send email, upload to FTP, trigger channel and trigger alarm output are
selectable (Optional).
 Notify Surveillance Center
Send an exception or alarm signal to remote management software when an
event occurs.
 Send Email
Send an email with alarm information to a user or users when an event
occurs.
Note: To send the Email when an event occurs, you need to refer to Section
5.3.9 to set the related parameters.
 Upload to FTP
Capture the image when an alarm is triggered and upload the picture to a
FTP server.
Note: Set the FTP address and the remote FTP server first. Refer to Section
5.3.11 for detailed information.
 Trigger Channel
The video will be recorded when the motion is detected. You have to set the
recording schedule to realize this function. Please refer to Section 6.2 for
detailed information.
 Trigger Alarm Output
Trigger one or more external alarm outputs when an event occurs.
Note: To trigger an alarm output when an event occurs, please refer to
Section 5.6.4 to set the related parameters.
5.6.2 Configuring Video Tampering Alarm
Purpose:
You can configure the camera to trigger the alarm when the lens is covered and take
alarm response action.
Steps:
1. Enter the Tamper-proof Settings interface:
Configuration > Advanced Configuration > Events > Video Tampering
Figure 5-35 Tamper-proof Alarm
2. Check Enable Tamper-proof checkbox to enable the tamper-proof detection.
3. Set the tamper-proof area; refer to Task 1 Set the Motion Detection Area in
Section 5.6.1.
4. Click
to edit the arming schedule for tamper-proof. The arming
schedule configuration is the same as the setting of the arming schedule for motion
detection. Refer to Task 2 Set the Arming Schedule for Motion Detection in Section
5.6.1.
5. Check the checkbox to select the linkage method taken for the tamper-proof.
Audible warning, notify surveillance center, send email and trigger alarm output are
selectable. Please refer to Task 3 Set the Alarm Actions for Motion Detection in
Section 5.6.1.
6. Click
to save the settings.
5.6.3 Configuring Alarm Input
Steps:
1. Enter the Alarm Input Settings interface:
Configuration > Advanced Configuration> Events > Alarm Input:
2. Choose the alarm input No. and the Alarm Type. The alarm type can be NO
(Normally Open) and NC (Normally Closed). Edit the name to set a name for the
alarm input (optional).
Figure 5-36 Alarm Input Settings
3. Click Edit to set the arming schedule for the alarm input. Refer to Task 2: Set the
Arming Schedule for Motion Detection in Section 5.6.1.
4. Check the checkbox to select the linkage method taken for the alarm input. Refer
to Task 3: Set the Alarm Actions for Motion Detection in Section 5.6.1.
5. You can also choose the PTZ linking for the alarm input if your camera is
installed with a pan/tilt unit. Check the relative checkbox and select the No. to
enable Preset Calling, Patrol Calling or Pattern Calling.
6. You can copy your settings to other alarm inputs.
7. Click Save to save the settings.
5.6.4 Configuring Alarm Output
Steps:
1. Enter the Alarm Output Settings interface:
Configuration>Advanced Configuration> Events > Alarm Output
2. Select one alarm output channel in the Alarm Output drop-down list. You can
also set a name for the alarm output (optional).
3. The Delay time can be set to 5sec, 10sec, 30sec, 1min, 2min, 5min, 10min or
Manual. The delay time refers to the time duration that the alarm output remains in
effect after alarm occurs.
4. Click Edit to enter the Edit Schedule Time interface. The time schedule
configuration is the same as the settings of the arming schedule for motion detection
Refer to Task 2: Set the Arming Schedule for Motion Detection in Section 5.6.1.
5. You can copy the settings to other alarm outputs.
6. Click Save to save the settings.
Figure 5-37 Alarm Output Settings
5.6.5 Handling Exception
The exception type can be HDD full, HDD error, network disconnected, IP address
conflicted and illegal login to the cameras.
Steps:
1. Enter the Exception Settings interface:
Configuration > Advanced Configuration> Events > Exception
2. Check the checkbox to set the actions taken for the Exception alarm. Refer to
Task 3: Set the Alarm Actions Taken for Motion Detection in Section 5.6.1.
Figure 5-38 Exception Settings
3. Click Save to save the settings.
User Manual of Network Fisheye Camera
Chapter 6 Storage Settings
Before you start:
To configure record settings, please make sure that you have the network storage
device within the network or the SD card inserted in your camera.
6.1 Configuring NAS Settings
Before you start:
The network disk should be available within the network and properly configured to
store the recorded files, log files, etc.
Steps:
1. Add the network disk
(1) Enter the NAS (Network-Attached Storage) Settings interface:
Configuration > Advanced Configuration > Storage > NAS
Figure 6-1 Add Network Disk
(2) Enter the IP address of the network disk, and enter the default file.
Note: Please refer to the User Manual of NAS for creating the file path.
(3) Click
to add the network disk.
Note: After having saved successfully, you need to reboot the camera to activate
the settings.
1. Initialize the added network disk.
(1) Enter the HDD Settings interface (Advanced Configuration > Storage >
59
Storage Management), in which you can view the capacity, free space, status,
type and property of the disk.
Figure 6-2 Storage Management Interface
(2) If the status of the disk is Uninitialized, check the corresponding checkbox to
select the disk and click Format to start initializing the disk.
When the initialization completed, the status of disk will become Normal.
Figure 6-3 View Disk Status
2. Define the quota for record and pictures.
(1) Input the quota percentage for picture and for record.
(2) Click Save and refresh the browser page to activate the settings.
Figure 6-4 Quota Settings
Notes:
 Up to 8 NAS disks can be connected to the camera.
 To initialize and use the SD card after insert it to the camera, please refer to the
steps of NAS disk initialization.
6.2 Configuring Recording Schedule
Purpose:
There are two kinds of recording for the cameras: manual recording and scheduled
recording. For the manual recording, refer to Section 4.3 Recording and Capturing
Pictures Manually. In this section, you can follow the instructions to configure the
scheduled recording. By default, the record files of scheduled recording are stored in
the SD card (if supported) or in the network disk.
Steps:
1. Enter the Record Schedule Settings interface:
Configuration > Advanced Configuration> Storage > Record Schedule
Figure 6-5 Recording Schedule Interface
2. Check the checkbox of Enable Record Schedule to enable scheduled recording.
3. Set the record parameters of the camera.
Figure 6-6 Record Parameters

Pre-record: The time you set to start recording before the scheduled time or
the event. For example, if an alarm triggers recording at 10:00, and the
pre-record time is set as 5 seconds, the camera starts to record at 9:59:55.
The Pre-record time can be configured as No Pre-record, 5 s, 10 s, 15 s, 20 s,
25 s, 30 s or not limited.

Post-record: The time you set to stop recording after the scheduled time or the
event. For example, if an alarm triggered recording ends at 11:00, and the
post-record time is set as 5 seconds, the camera records until 11:00:05.
The Post-record time can be configured as 5 s, 10 s, 30 s, 1 min, 2 min, 5 min
or 10 min.
Note: The record parameter configurations vary depending on the camera model.
4. Click Edit to edit the record schedule.
Figure 6-7 Record Schedule
5. Choose the day to set the record schedule.
(1) Set all-day record or segment record:
 If you want to configure the all-day recording, please check the All Day
checkbox.
 If you want to record in different time sections, check the Customize
checkbox. Set the Start Time and End Time.
Note: The time of each segment can’t be overlapped. Up to 4 segments can
be configured.
(2) Select a Record Type. The record type can be Continuous, Motion Detection,
Alarm, Motion | Alarm, Motion & Alarm, etc.
 Continuous
If you select continuous, the video will be recorded automatically according
to the time of the schedule.
 Record Triggered by Motion Detection
If you select Motion Detection, the video will be recorded when the motion
is detected.
Besides configuring the recording schedule, you have to set the motion
detection area and check the checkbox of Trigger Channel in the Linkage
Method of Motion Detection Settings interface. For detailed information,
please refer to the Task 1: Set the Motion Detection Area in the Section
5.6.1.
 Record Triggered by Alarm
If you select Alarm, the video will be recorded when the alarm is triggered
via the external alarm input channels.
Besides configuring the recording schedule, you have to set the Alarm
Type and check the checkbox of Trigger Channel in the Linkage Method
of Alarm Input Settings interface. For detailed information, please refer to
Section 5.6.3.
 Record Triggered by Motion & Alarm
If you select Motion & Alarm, the video will be recorded when the motion
and alarm are triggered at the same time.
Besides configuring the recording schedule, you have to configure the
settings on the Motion Detection and Alarm Input Settings interfaces.
Please refer to Section 5.6.1 and Section 5.6.3 for detailed information.
 Record Triggered by Motion | Alarm
If you select Motion | Alarm, the video will be recorded when the external
alarm is triggered or the motion is detected.
Besides configuring the recording schedule, you have to configure the
settings on the Motion Detection and Alarm Input Settings interfaces.
Please refer to Section 5.6.1 and Section 5.6.3 for detailed information.
Figure 6-8 Edit Record Schedule
(3) Check the checkbox of Select All and click Copy to copy settings of this day
to the whole week. You can also check any of the checkboxes before the date
and click Copy.
(4) Click OK to save the settings and exit the Edit Record Schedule interface.
6. Click Save to save the settings.
6.3 Configuring Snapshot Settings
Purpose:
You can configure the scheduled snapshot and event-triggered snapshot. The captured
picture can be stored in the SD card (if supported) or the netHDD (For detailed
information about netHDD, please refer to Section 6.1 Configuring NAS Settings).
You can also upload the captured pictures to a FTP server.
Basic Settings
Steps:
1. Enter the Snapshot Settings interface:
Configuration > Advanced Configuration > Storage > Snapshot
2. Check the Enable Timing Snapshot checkbox to enable continuous snapshot.
Check the Enable Event-triggered Snapshot checkbox to check event-triggered
snapshot.
3. Select the quality of the snapshot.
4. Set the time interval between two snapshots.
5. Click Save to save the settings.
Uploading to FTP
You can follow below configuration instructions to upload the snapshots to FTP.

Upload continuous snapshots to FTP
Steps:
1) Configure the FTP settings and check Upload Picture checkbox in FTP Settings
interface. Please refer to Section 5.3.11 Configuring FTP Settings for more
details to configure FTP parameters.
2) Check the Enable Timing Snapshot checkbox.

Upload event-triggered snapshots to FTP
Steps:
1) Configure the FTP settings and check Upload Picture checkbox in FTP Settings
interface. Please refer to Section 5.3.11 Configuring FTP Settings for more
details to configure FTP parameters.
2) Check Upload Picture checkbox in Motion Detection Settings or Alarm Input
interface. Please refer to Task 3: Set the Alarm Actions Taken for Motion
Detection in Section 5.6.1.
3) Check the Enable Event-triggered Snapshot checkbox.
Figure 6-9 Snapshot Settings
User Manual of Network Fisheye Camera
Chapter 7 Playback
Purpose:
This section explains how to view the remotely recorded video files stored in the
network disks or SD cards.
Steps:
1. Click Playback on the menu bar to enter playback interface.
Figure 7-1 Playback Interface
2. Select the date and click Search.
Figure 7-2 Search Video
3. Click
to play the video files found on this date.
67
The toolbar on the bottom of Playback interface can be used to control playing
process.
Figure 7-3 Playback Toolbar
Table 7-1 Description of the buttons
Button
Operation
Button
Play
Operation
Capture a picture
Pause
/
Stop
/
Start/Stop clipping video
files
Audio on and adjust
volume/Mute
Speed down
Download video files
Speed up
Download captured
pictures
Playback by
frame
Select the layout mode
Note: You can choose the file paths locally for downloaded playback video files and
pictures in Local Configuration interface. Please refer to Section 5.1 for details.
Drag the progress bar with the mouse to locate the exact playback point. You can also
input the time and click
field. You can also click
to locate the playback point in the Set playback time
to zoom out/in the progress bar.
Figure 7-4 Set Playback Time
Figure 7-5 Progress Bar
The different colors of the video on the progress bar stand for the different video
types.
Figure 7-6 Video Types
User Manual of Network Fisheye Camera
Chapter 8 Log Searching
Purpose:
The operation, alarm, exception and information of the camera can be stored in log
files. You can also export the log files on your demand.
Before you start:
Please configure network storage for the camera or insert a SD card in the camera.
Steps:
1. Click Log on the menu bar to enter log searching interface.
Figure 8-1 Log Searching Interface
2. Set the log search conditions to specify the search, including the Major Type,
Minor Type, Start Time and End Time.
3. Click Search to search log files. The matched log files will be displayed on the
Log interface.
Figure 8-2 Log Searching
4. To export the log files, click Save log to save the log files in your computer.
69
User Manual of Network Fisheye Camera
Chapter 9 Others
9.1 Managing User Accounts
Enter the User Management interface:
Configuration >Basic Configuration> Security > User
Or Configuration > Advanced Configuration> Security > User
The admin user has access to create, modify or delete other accounts. Up to 15 user
accounts can be created.
Figure 9-1 User Information

Add a User
Steps:
1. Click Add to add a user.
2. Input the new User Name, select Level and input Password.
Note: The level indicates the permissions you give to the user. You can define the user
as Operator or User.
3. In the Basic Permission field and Camera Configuration field, you can check
or uncheck the permissions for the new user.
4. Click OK to finish the user addition.
70
Figure 9-2 Add a User

Modify a User
Steps:
1. Left-click to select the user from the list and click Modify.
2. Modify the User Name, Level or Password.
3. In the Basic Permission field and Camera Configuration field, you can check or
uncheck the permissions.
4. Click OK to finish the user modification.
Figure 9-3 Modify a User
 Delete a User
Steps:
1. Click to select the user you want to delete and click Delete.
2. Click OK on the pop-up dialogue box to delete the user.
9.2 Configuring RTSP Authentication
Purpose:
You can specifically secure the stream data of live view.
Steps:
1. Enter the RTSP Authentication interface:
Configuration> Advanced Configuration> Security > RTSP Authentication
Figure 9-4 RTSP Authentication
2. Select the Authentication type basic or disable in the drop-down list to enable or
disable the RTSP authentication.
Note: If you disable the RTSP authentication, anyone can access the video stream by
the RTSP protocol via the IP address.
3. Click Save to save the settings.
9.3 Anonymous Visit
Purpose:
Enabling this function allows visit for whom doesn’t have the user name and
password of the device.
Steps:
1. Enter the Anonymous Visit interface:
Configuration> Advanced Configuration> Security > Anonymous Visit
Figure 9-5 Anonymous Visit
2. Set the Anonymous Visit permission Enable or Disable in the drop-down list to
enable or disable the anonymous visit.
3. Click Save to save the settings.
There will be a checkbox of Anonymous by the next time you logging in.
Figure 9-6 Login Interface with an Anonymous Checkbox
4. Check the checkbox of Anonymous and click Login.
Note: Only live view is available for the anonymous user.
9.4
IP Address Filter
Purpose:
This function makes it possible for access control.
Steps:
1. Enter the IP Address Filter interface:
Configuration> Advanced Configuration> Security > IP Address Filter
Figure 9-7 IP Address Filter Interface
2. Check the checkbox of Enable IP Address Filter.
3. Select the type of IP Address Filter in the drop-down list, Forbidden and Allowed
are selectable.
4. Set the IP Address Filter list.
 Add an IP Address
Steps:
(1) Click the Add to add an IP.
(2) Input the IP Adreess.
Figure 9-8 Add an IP
(3) Click the OK to finish adding.
 Modify an IP Address
Steps:
(1) Left-click an IP address from filter list and click Modify.
(2) Modify the IP address in the text filed.
Figure 9-9 Modify an IP
(3) Click the OK to finish modifying.
 Delete an IP Address
Left-click an IP address from filter list and click Delete.
 Delete all IP Addresses
Click Clear to delete all the IP addrsses.
5. Click Save to save the settings.
9.5 Viewing Device Information
Enter the Device Information interface:
Configuration > Basic Configuration> System > Device Information
Or Configuration > Advanced Configuration> System > Device Information
In the Device Information interface, you can edit the Device Name.
Other information of the network camera, such as Model, Serial No., Firmware
Version, Encoding Version, Number of Channels, Number of HDDs, Number of
Alarm Input and Number of Alarm Output are displayed. The information cannot be
changed in this menu. It is the reference for maintenance or modification in future.
Figure 9-10 Device Information
9.6 Maintenance
9.6.1 Rebooting the Camera
Steps:
1. Enter the Maintenance interface:
Configuration > Basic Configuration> System > Maintenance
Or Configuration > Advanced Configuration> System > Maintenance:
2. Click Reboot to reboot the network camera.
Figure 9-11 Reboot the Device
9.6.2 Restoring Default Settings
Steps:
1. Enter the Maintenance interface:
Configuration > Basic Configuration> System > Maintenance
Or Configuration > Advanced Configuration> System > Maintenance
2. Click Restore or Default to restore the default settings.
Figure 9-12 Restore Default Settings
Note: After restoring the default settings, the IP address is also restored to
the default IP address, please be careful for this action.
9.6.3 Exporting / Importing Configuration File
Purpose:
Configuration file is used for the batch configuration of the camera, which can
simplify the configuration steps when there are a lot of cameras needing configuring.
Steps:
Enter the Maintenance interface:
Configuration > Basic Configuration> System > Maintenance
Or Configuration > Advanced Configuration> System > Maintenance
1. Click Export to export the current configuration file, and save it to the certain
place.
2. Click Browse to select the saved configuration file and then click Import to start
importing configuration file.
Note: You need to reboot the camera after importing configuration file.
3. Click Export and set the saving path to save the configuration file in local
storage.
Figure 9-13 Import/Export Configuration File
9.6.4 Upgrading the System
Steps:
1. Enter the Maintenance interface:
Configuration > Basic Configuration> System > Maintenance
Or Configuration > Advanced Configuration> System > Maintenance
2. Click Browse to select the local upgrade file and then click Upgrade to start
remote upgrade.
Note: The upgrading process will take 1 to 10 minutes. Please don't disconnect power
of the camera during the process. The camera reboots automatically after upgrading.
Figure 9-14 Remote Upgrade
9.7 RS-232 Settings
Purpose:
The RS-232 port can be used in two ways:

Parameters Configuration: Connect a computer to the camera through the serial
port. Device parameters can be configured by using software such as
HyperTerminal. The serial port parameters must be the same as the serial port
parameters of the camera.

Transparent Channel: Connect a serial device directly to the camera. The serial
device will be controlled remotely by the computer through the network.
Steps:
1. Enter RS-232 Port Setting interface:
Configuration> Advanced Configuration> System > RS232
Figure 9-15 RS-232 Settings
Note: If you want to connect the camera by the RS-232 port, the parameters of the
RS-232 should be exactly the same with the parameters you configured here.
2. Click Save to save the settings.
9.8 RS-485 Settings
Purpose:
The RS-485 serial port is used to control the PTZ of the camera. The configuring of
the PTZ parameters should be done before you control the PTZ unit.
Steps:
1. Enter RS-485 Port Setting interface:
Configuration> Advanced Configuration> System > RS485
Figure 9-16 RS-485 Settings
2. Set the RS-485 parameters and click Save to save the settings.
By default, the Baud Rate is set as 9600 bps, the Data Bit is 8, the stop bit is 1 and
the Parity and Flow Control is None.
Note: The Baud Rate, PTZ Protocol and PTZ Address parameters should be
exactly the same as the PTZ camera parameters.
9.9 Fisheye Parameters
Fisheye parameters configuration enables you to select the real-time mode, and the
mounting type, etc.
Figure 9-17 Fisheye Parameters
Enable or disable the real-time mode by clicking the checkbox in front of the each
option.
Ceiling mounting, table mounting, and wall mounting are selectable for the mounting
type. Select the proper mounting type according to your actual environment and
demand.
User Manual of Network Fisheye Camera
Appendix
Appendix 1 SADP Software Introduction
 Description of SADP V 2.0
SADP (Search Active Devices Protocol) is a kind of user-friendly and installation-free
online device search tool. It searches the active online devices within your subnet and
displays the information of the devices. You can also modify the basic network
information of the devices using this software.
 Search active devices online

Search online devices automatically
After launch the SADP software, it automatically searches the online devices
every 15 seconds from the subnet where your computer locates. It displays
the total number and information of the searched devices in the Online
Devices interface. Device information including the device type, IP address,
port number, gateway, etc. will be displayed.
Figure A.1.1 Search Online Devices
Note: Device can be searched and displayed in the list in 15 seconds after it went
81
online; it will be removed from the list in 45 seconds after it went offline.

Search online devices manually
You can also click Refresh to refresh the online device list manually. The
newly searched devices will be added to the list.
Note: You can click
or
information; you can click
on each column heading to order the
to expand the device table and hide the
network parameter panel on the right side, or click
to show the network
parameter panel.
 Modify network parameters
Steps:
1. Select the device to be modified in the device list and the network parameters of
the device will be displayed in the Modify Network Parameters panel on the
right side.
2. Edit the modifiable network parameters, e.g. IP address and port number.
3. Enter the password of the admin account of the device in the Password field and
click
to save the changes.
Figure A.1.2 Modify Network Parameters

Restore default password
Steps:
1. Contact our technical engineers to get the serial code.
2. Input the code in the Serial code field and click Confirm to restore the default
password.
Appendix 2 Port Mapping
The following settings are for TP-LINK router (TL-WR641G). The settings vary
depending on different models of routers.
Steps:
1. Select the WAN Connection Type, as shown below:
Figure A.2.1 Select the WAN Connection Type
2. Set the LAN parameters of the router as in the following figure, including IP
address and subnet mask settings.
Figure A.2.2 Set the LAN parameters
3. Set the port mapping in the virtual severs of Forwarding. By default, camera uses
port 80, 8000 and 554. You can change these ports value with web browser or
client software.
Example:
When the cameras are connected to the same router, you can configure the ports of
a camera as 80, 8000, and 554 with IP address 192.168.1.23, and the ports of
another camera as 81, 8001, 555, 8201 with IP 192.168.1.24. Refer to the steps as
below:
Steps:
1. As the settings mentioned above, map the port 80, 8000, 554 and 8200 for the
network camera at 192.168.1.23
2. Map the port 81, 8001, 555 and 8201 for the network camera at 192.168.1.24.
3. Enable ALL or TCP protocols.
4. Check the Enable checkbox and click Save.
Figure A.2.3 Port Mapping
Note: The port of the network camera cannot conflict with other ports. For example,
some web management port of the router is 80. Change the camera port if it is the
same as the management port.
Was this manual useful for you? yes no
Thank you for your participation!

* Your assessment is very important for improving the work of artificial intelligence, which forms the content of this project

Download PDF

advertising