GP-VD131 English

GP-VD131 English
Operating Instructions <Basics>
Installation Instructions provided
HD Communication Camera
Model No.
GP-VD131
Before operating this product, please read the instructions carefully and save this manual for future use.
For instructions on how to operate this HD Communication Camera and
how to establish its settings, refer to the operating instructions of the HD
Visual Communication Unit to be connected.
Safety precautions
For U.S.A.
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK,
DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
REFER TO SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol,
within an equilateral triangle, is intended to
alert the user to the presence of uninsulated
“dangerous voltage” within the product’s
enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude
to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
The exclamation point within an equilateral
triangle is intended to alert the user to the
presence of important operating and
maintenance (service) instructions in the
literature accompanying the appliance.
CAN ICES-3(A)/NMB-3(A)
For CANADA
WARNING:
FCC Note:
This equipment has been tested and found to comply
with the limits for a class 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 Caution:
To assure continued compliance, (example -use
only shielded interface cables when connecting to
computer or peripheral devices). Any changes or
modifications not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void the user's
authority to operate this equipment.
CAUTION:
Before attempting to connect or operate this product,
please read the label on the bottom.
• To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
• The apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping
or splashing and that no objects filled with
liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on the
apparatus.
• The mains plug or an appliance coupler shall
remain readily operable.
For U.S.A.
The model number and serial number of this product
may be found on the surface of the unit.
You should note the model number and serial number
of this unit in the space provided and retain this
book as a permanent record of your purchase to aid
identification in the event of theft.
Model No.
 DO NOT REMOVE PANEL COVERS BY
UNSCREWING.
To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not remove
the covers. No user serviceable parts inside.
Refer servicing to qualified service personnel.
This is a class A product. In a domestic environment
this product may cause radio interference in which
case the user may be required to take adequate
measures.
Serial No.
CAUTION:
In order to maintain adequate ventilation, do not
install or place this unit in a bookcase, built-in
cabinet or any other confined space. To prevent
risk of electric shock or fire hazard due to
overheating, ensure that curtains and any other
materials do not obstruct the ventilation.
For use only with power supply Panasonic, PNLV6506.
indicates safety information.
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Safety precautions
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Read these operating instructions carefully before using the unit. Follow the safety instructions on the unit and the
applicable safety instructions listed below. Keep these operating instructions handy for future reference.
1) Read these instructions.
2) Keep these instructions.
3) Heed all warnings.
4) Follow all instructions.
5) Do not use this apparatus near water.
6) Clean only with dry cloth.
7) Do not install near any heat sources such
as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
8) Protect the power cord form being walked on or
pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit from
the apparatus.
9) Only use attachments/accessories specified by
the manufacturer.
10) Use only with the tripod or table specified by the
manufacturer.
11) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or
when unused for long periods of time.
12) Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
Servicing is required when the apparatus has
been damaged in any way, such as power-supply
cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or
objects have fallen into the apparatus, the
apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture,
does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
indicates safety information.
Declaration of Conformity
with the requirements of Technical Regulation on the Restriction Of the use of certain Hazardous Substances
in Electrical and Electronic Equipment
(adopted by Order №1057 of Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine)
The Product is in conformity with the requirements of Technical Regulation on the Restriction Of the use of certain Hazardous
Substances in electrical and electronic equipment (TR on RoHS).
The content of hazardous substance with the exemption of the applications listed in the Annex №2 of TR on RoHS:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Lead (Pb) – not over 0,1wt % or 1000wt ppm;
Cadmium (Cd) – not over 0,01wt % or 100wt ppm;
Mercury (Hg) – not over 0,1wt % or 1000wt ppm;
Hexavalent chromium (Cr6+) – not over 0,1wt % or 1000wt ppm;
Polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs) – not over 0,1wt % or 1000wt ppm;
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) – not over 0,1wt % or 1000wt ppm.
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Safety precautions
Disposal of Old Equipment
Only for European Union and countries with recycling systems
This symbol on the products, packaging, and/or accompanying documents means that used electrical and
electronic products must not be mixed with general household waste.
For proper treatment, recovery and recycling of old products, please take them to applicable collection points in
accordance with your national legislation.
By disposing of them correctly, you will help to save valuable resources and prevent any potential negative
effects on human health and the environment.
For more information about collection and recycling, please contact your local municipality.
Penalties may be applicable for incorrect disposal of this waste, in accordance with national legislation.
For users in the United Kingdom
FOR YOUR SAFETY, PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TEXT CAREFULLY.
This appliance is supplied with a moulded three-pin mains plug for your safety and convenience. Should the fuse need
to be replaced, please ensure that the replacement fuse is of the same rating and that it is approved by ASTA or BSI to
BS1362.
Check for the ASTA mark  or the BSI mark  on the body of the fuse.
If the plug contains a removable fuse cover, you must ensure that it is refitted when the fuse is replaced. If you lose
the fuse cover, the plug must not be used until a replacement cover is obtained. A replacement fuse cover can be
purchased from your local Panasonic dealer.
IF THE FITTED MOULDED PLUG IS UNSUITABLE FOR THE AC OUTLET IN YOUR PREMISES, THEN THE FUSE
SHOULD BE REMOVED AND THE PLUG CUT OFF AND DISPOSED OF SAFELY. THERE IS A DANGER OF
SEVERE ELECTRICAL SHOCK IF THE CUT-OFF PLUG IS INSERTED INTO ANY 13 AMP SOCKET.
How to replace the fuse:
Open the fuse compartment with a screwdriver and replace the fuse and fuse cover.
indicates safety information.
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Safety precautions
We declare under our sole responsibility that the product to which this declaration relates is in conformity
with the standards or other normative documents following the provisions of Directives 2006/95/EC and
2004/108/EC.
Wir erklären in alleiniger Verantwortung, daß das Produkt, auf das sich diese Erklärung bezieht, mit den
folgenden Normen oder normativen Dokumenten übereinstimmt. Gemäß den Bestimmungen der Richtlinie
2006/95/EC und 2004/108/EC.
Noi dichiariamo sotto nostra esclusiva responsabilità che il prodotto a cui si riferisce la presente dichiarazione
risulta conforme ai seguenti standard o altri documenti normativi conformi alle disposizioni delle direttive
2006/95/CE e 2004/108/CE.
Wij verklaren als enige aansprakelijke, dat het product waarop deze verklaring betrekking heeft, voldoet
aan de volgende normen of andere normatieve documenten, overeenkomstig de bepalingen van Richtlijnen
2006/95/EC en 2004/108/EC.
Vi erklærer os eneansvarlige for, at dette produkt, som denne deklaration omhandler, er i overensstemmelse
med standarder eller andre normative dokumenter i følge bestemmelserne i direktivene 2006/95/EC og
2004/108/EC.
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överensstämmelse med de standarder eller andra normativa dokument som framställs i direktiv nr 2006/95/
EC och 2004/108/EC.
Ilmoitamme yksinomaisella vastuullamme, että tuote, jota tämä ilmoitus koskee, noudattaa seuraavia
standardeja tai muita ohjeellisia asiakirjoja, jotka noudattavat direktiivien 2006/95/EC ja 2004/108/EC
säädöksiä.
Vi erklærer oss alene ansvarlige for at produktet som denne erklæringen gjelder for, er i overensstemmelse
med følgende normer eller andre normgivende dokumenter som følger bestemmelsene i direktivene
2006/95/EC og 2004/108/EC.
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Contents
Safety precautions ........................................................... 2
Connections .................................................................... 17
Before use ......................................................................... 7
Connections to the HD Visual Communication Unit
and AC adapter ............................................................ 17
Overview ........................................................................ 7
Concerning HD Visual Communications System ........... 7
Concerning the Operating Instructions .......................... 7
Trademarks and registered trademarks ......................... 7
About copyright and licence ........................................... 7
Disclaimer of warranty .................................................... 7
Connecting the IR system cable (sold separately) ....... 17
Installation precautions for the IR system cable ........... 18
Checking the operations performed when the
IR system cable is installed .......................................... 18
How to turn the power on and off ................................. 19
Turning the power on ................................................... 19
Characteristics .................................................................. 8
Turning the power off ................................................... 19
Accessories ...................................................................... 8
Concerning the mode transitions ................................. 19
Installation precautions ................................................... 9
Factory setting ................................................................ 20
Operating precautions ................................................... 11
The remote control through function and IR repeater
function ........................................................................... 13
Parts and their functions ............................................... 15
Factory settings for the setting items ........................... 20
Troubleshooting .............................................................. 21
Appearance ..................................................................... 24
Specifications ................................................................. 25
Installation ....................................................................... 16
When installing the unit on a desk ............................... 16
When mounting the unit on a tripod ............................. 16
How the model’s Operating Instructions manuals are configured
pp Before installing the unit, be sure to read this document to ensure that the unit is installed correctly.
pp This manual explains how to install the unit.
For details on how to operate the unit and select its settings, refer to the operating instructions of the HD Visual
Communication Unit to be connected.
To read PDF files, you will need Adobe® Reader® which is available from Adobe Systems.
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Before use
pOverview
pAbout copyright and licence
pp This unit is a full HD camera integrated with a pan-tilt
head and featuring a 1/2.8-type full HD CMOS sensor
and digital signal processor (DSP).
pp This unit is designed to be used exclusively with
Panasonic HD Visual Communication Units.
Compatible HD Visual Communication Units:
KX-VC1300, KX-VC1600, KX-VC1300SX,
KX-VC1600SX, KX-VC300NA, KX-VC300BX,
KX-VC600NA, KX-VC600BX, KX-VC300CX,
KX-VC300EX, KX-VC600CX, KX-VC600EX
Distributing, copying, disassembling, reverse compiling,
reverse engineering, and also exporting in violation of export
laws of the software provided with this unit are expressly
prohibited.
pConcerning HD Visual
Communications System
pp The unit’s operations are performed and its settings are
selected using the remote controller of the HD Visual
Communication Unit connected. This means that the unit
can be operated only when it is connected to the HD
Visual Communication Unit and it is operating normally.
For more details, refer to the operating instructions which
came with the HD Visual Communication Unit concerned.
pConcerning the Operating
Instructions
pp For the purposes of this manual, the four KX-VC300NA,
KX-VC300BX, KX-VC300CX and KX-VC300EX
models are referred to as the “KX-VC300” and the
four KX-VC600NA, KX-VC600BX, KX-VC600CX and
KX-VC600EX models are referred to as the “KX-VC600”.
pp For the purposes of this manual, the two KX-VC1300
and KX-VC1300SX models are referred to as
the “KX-VC1300” and the two KX-VC1600 and
KX-VC1600SX models are referred to as the
“KX-VC1600”.
pDisclaimer of warranty
IN NO EVENT SHALL Panasonic Corporation BE LIABLE
TO ANY PARTY OR ANY PERSON, EXCEPT FOR
REPLACEMENT OR REASONABLE MAINTENANCE OF
THE PRODUCT, FOR THE CASES, INCLUDING BUT NOT
LIMITED TO BELOW:
1 ANY DAMAGE AND LOSS, INCLUDING WITHOUT
LIMITATION, DIRECT OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL,
CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY, ARISING OUT
OF OR RELATING TO THE PRODUCT;
2 PERSONAL INJURY OR ANY DAMAGE CAUSED BY
INAPPROPRIATE USE OR NEGLIGENT OPERATION
OF THE USER;
3 UNAUTHORIZED DISASSEMBLE, REPAIR OR
MODIFICATION OF THE PRODUCT BY THE USER;
4 INCONVENIENCE OR ANY LOSS ARISING WHEN
IMAGES ARE NOT DISPLAYED, DUE TO ANY
REASON OR CAUSE INCLUDING ANY FAILURE OR
PROBLEM OF THE PRODUCT;
5 ANY PROBLEM, CONSEQUENTIAL
INCONVENIENCE, OR LOSS OR DAMAGE,
ARISING OUT OF THE SYSTEM COMBINED BY
THE DEVICES OF THIRD PARTY;
6 LOSS OF REGISTERED DATA CAUSED BY ANY
FAILURE.
pTrademarks and registered
trademarks
pp HDMI, the HDMI Logo and High-Definition Multimedia
Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of
HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other
countries.
pp Adobe, Acrobat Reader, and Reader are either
registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems
Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
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Characteristics
1/2.8-type CMOS sensor and high-performance 3
zoom lens featured
pp A 1/2.8-type full HD CMOS sensor and DSP (digital
signal processor) are incorporated.
High-quality pictures are obtained by video processing in
many different kinds of ways.
pp In addition to its optical 3 zoom lens, the unit comes
with a 4 digital zoom to achieve high-quality images that
overflow with ambiance.
All operations can be performed by the remote
controller of the HD Visual Communication Unit
pp The functions and settings can also be switched easily
while viewing the menu screens.
(These switching operations can be performed only while
the HD Visual Communication Unit is operating.)
Easy operation of unit enabled by its integration with a
high-performance pan-tilt head unit
pp Operations at the high speed of 90°/s or more
pp Wide rotational angles with a panning range of ±100° and
a tilting range of ±20°
pp Quiet operation with noise levels of NC35 (normal speed)
and NC40 (when preset)
Energy-savings achieved by the compact main unit
design
pp Low power consumption realized by the unit’s compact
size and light weight
The remote control through function and IR repeater
function allow more installation flexibility.
pp Since these functions enable this unit to operate the
HD Visual Communication Unit using this unit’s remote
controller signal receiver to receive signals from the HD
Visual Communication Unit’s remote controller, you have
more flexibility in where you install this unit.
Accessories
Check that the following accessories are present and accounted for.
Getting Started ................................................................... 1
Power cable* (1.8 m {5.91 feet}) ......................................... 4
Warranty ............................................................................. 1
AC adapter ......................................................................... 1
* Use the power cable that is suited to your locality.
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Installation precautions
In addition to heeding the points presented in the “Safety precautions”, observe the following precautions
as well.
Ensure that the installation work complies with the
technical standards governing electrical equipment.
This unit is for indoor use only.
It cannot be used outdoors.
Avoid installation in a location where the unit will be exposed
to direct sunlight for extended periods or near a cooling or
heating appliance.
Otherwise, deformation, discoloration, malfunctioning and/or
problems in operation may result. Operate the unit where it
will not be splashed or sprayed by water.
Use this unit on a flat and level surface.
Do not install the unit on the surface of a wall, on a ceiling or
in a location where the unit will end up being inclined at an
angle.
Note
pp Do not hold the camera head while undertaking the
installation work. Doing so may cause malfunctioning.
Concerning the installation location
Install the unit in a stable location which will not be
susceptible to shaking. If the unit is installed in a location
which is susceptible to shaking, this will cause the unit’s
images to shake in turn.
Install the unit after conferring in detail with your dealer.
Do not install or use the unit in the following kinds of
locations.
pp On the surface of a wall (where the unit will be installed
sideways and/or where the unit will be secured to the wall
using a mounting bracket)
pp On a ceiling (where the unit would be installed so that it is
pointing downward)
pp In locations (including places such as under the eaves of
a building) where the unit would be directly exposed to
rain or water
pp In locations such as kitchens where there are high
concentrations of steam and grease
pp In outdoor locations or hot places where the temperature
will exceed 40 °C {104 °F}
pp In cold locations where the temperature will drop below
0 °C {32 °F}
pp In locations where the humidity will exceed 85 %
pp In locations where chemicals are used such as near
swimming pools
pp At sea, in coastal areas or in locations where corrosive
gases are emitted
pp In locations where radiation, X-rays, or strong radio
waves or magnetic fields are generated
pp In locations where the unit would be subject to a great
deal of vibration such as on board a vehicle or ship (this
unit is not designed to be used in vehicles)
pp In locations where the temperature is subject to sudden
changes such as near the air outlet of an air conditioner
or near a door which allows the outside air to come in
What to avoid to ensure that the unit will perform stably
over a prolonged period
pp Using the unit for a prolonged period in a location with
high temperature and humidity levels will cause its parts
to deteriorate and shorten its service life.
pp Ensure that a cooling unit or heating unit will not blow any
air directly toward the installation location.
When the unit is no longer going to be used, do not
leave it lying around, but be absolutely sure to dispose
of it properly.
When installing, transferring or disposing of the unit, be
absolutely sure to hold it by its pedestal area.
Problems may result if the camera head is held or rotated.
Do not attach a filter, hood, extender or other parts to
the unit.
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Installation precautions
Use the dedicated AC adapter and power cable provided
with the unit.
Connect the AC adapter and power cable to the power inlet
securely.
The power cable supplied with this unit must always be used
with this unit. The unit cannot be used with a power cable
which is not supplied with the unit. Neither can the power
cable supplied with the unit be used with any other device.
Installing the AC adapter
pp Do not place the AC adapter in direct contact with a floor
or any other such surface. An extreme danger is posed
by water pooling on the surface as a result of leaking
rainwater or some other reason.
Anchor the AC adapter securely to a surface on which no
water, dust, etc. will collect.
pp Secure the adapter firmly so that there will be no chance
that it will fall off or fall down.
Secure it using a strength which can withstand the mass
of the AC adapter.
Install the accessory AC adapter near the main power
outlet, and position it in such a way that its power plug
can be plugged into and unplugged from the outlet easily.
If the AC adapter is to be connected where dust collects,
remove the dust and dirt from the power plug at regular
intervals as a measure to prevent tracking.
Power switch
This unit does not have a power switch. The power turns
on when its power plug is connected to a power outlet.
When the power is turned on, the pan, tilt, zoom and
focusing operations are performed. Before proceeding with
maintenance, be absolutely sure to disconnect the power
plug from the power outlet.
Connecting the power cable
Be absolutely sure to connect the power cable of the
AC adapter through a circuit breaker using one of the
following methods.
(1) Connect the power cable through a power control unit.
(2) Connect the power cable to a circuit breaker in a
power distribution panel with a contact distance of
3.0 mm or more.
Use a circuit breaker which is capable of shutting
off all the poles of the main power supply with the
exception of the protective ground conductor.
(3) Install the AC adapter near the power outlet, and
connect it through the power plug.
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If there is a possibility of noise interference
Either wire the cables so that the power cable (ceiling light
cord) of AC 100 V or more, and the signal cable are placed
at least 1 m {3.3 feet} apart. Alternatively run each cable
through its own metal conduit. (The metal conduits must be
grounded.)
Radio signal interference
If the unit is positioned near a TV or radio transmitting
antenna or a strong electrical field or magnetic field (such as
that generated by a motor, transformer or power lines), its
images may be distorted and/or the images may be affected
by noise.
When connecting the cables, ensure that the connector
areas will not be subject to any load.
Doing so may cause malfunctioning.
Allowing the generated heat to escape
This unit allows the heat generated inside to escape from its
surfaces.
Do not install the unit in a location where it will be
surrounded by walls or other surfaces and where heat will
be trapped. In addition, the heat is dissipated to the bottom
panel which will warm up over time: This is normal and not
indicative of any trouble.
IMPORTANT
pp The product name and its electrical ratings are
marked on its bottom panel.
Operating precautions
Shoot under the proper lighting conditions.
To produce pictures with eye-pleasing colors, shoot under
the proper lighting conditions.
The pictures may not appear with their proper colors when
shooting under fluorescent lights.
Select the proper lighting as required.
Operating temperature range
Avoid using the unit in cold locations where the temperature
drops below 0 °C {32 °F} or hot locations where the
temperature rises above 40 °C {104 °F} since these
temperatures downgrade the picture quality and adversely
affect the internal parts.
To ensure a stable performance in the long term
Using the unit for prolonged periods in locations where the
temperature and humidity levels are high will cause its parts
to deteriorate, resulting in a reduction of its service life.
(Recommended temperature: Max. 35 °C {95 °F})
Ensure that a cooling unit or heating unit will not blow any
air directly toward the installation location.
Concerning the HDMI interface standard
This unit has been certified as HDMI-compatible, but on rare
occasions images may not be displayed depending on the
HDMI device which has been connected to the unit.
Image persistence on the CMOS sensor color filters
If parts of the CMOS sensor are exposed continuously to
spotlights or other bright lights, the color filters inside the
CMOS sensor will deteriorate, and the parts concerned may
become discolored.
Do not point the camera at strong
lights.
When parts of the CMOS sensor are
exposed to spotlights or other strong
lights, blooming (a phenomenon where
the edges of strong lights become
blurred) may occur.
Turn off the power before connecting or disconnecting
the cables.
Always be sure to turn off the power before connecting or
disconnecting the cables.
Bright subject
Blooming
Concerning the color reproduction of CMOS sensors
Depending on the color tones of the subjects, the color
reproduction may deteriorate: This is normal and not
indicative of any trouble.
What happens with high-brightness subjects
Flare may occur if an extremely bright light source is pointed
at the lens. In a case like this, change the angle or take
some other remedial action.
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Operating precautions
Handle the unit carefully.
Do not drop the unit or subject it to strong impact or
vibration. Doing so may cause the unit to malfunction.
When the unit is not in use
Turn off the unit’s power when it is not in use.
When the unit is no longer going to be used, do not leave it
lying around, but be absolutely sure to dispose of it properly.
Do not touch the optical system parts.
Under no circumstances must they be touched.
In the unlikely event that they have become dusty, remove
the dust by using a camera blower or by wiping them gently
with a lens cleaning paper.
Do not allow foreign matter to make contact with the
rotating parts.
Otherwise, trouble may be caused.
Keep the unit away from water.
Avoid all contact with water. Otherwise, problems may occur.
Maintenance
Be sure to unplug the power cable before proceeding with
maintenance.
Otherwise, you may injure yourself.
Wipe the surfaces using a soft dry cloth. Avoid all contact
with benzine, paint thinners and other volatile substances,
and avoid using these substances. Otherwise, this may
result in the deformation or discoloration of the casing.
Do not turn the camera head by hand.
Turning the camera head by hand may cause the unit to
malfunction.
Use the unit in an environment with minimal moisture
and dust.
Avoid using the unit in an environment with high
concentration of moisture or dust since these conditions will
damage the internal parts.
Disposal of the unit
When the unit has reached the end of its service life and is
to be disposed of, ask a qualified contractor to dispose of
the unit properly in order to protect the environment.
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When using the automatic functions
pp When using the automatic white balance setting (auto
tracking white adjustment) function under fluorescent
lights, the white balance may vary.
pp In some situations, it may be hard to focus at the auto
setting. In cases like this, select the manual setting, and
focus manually.
Zooming and focusing
When the focus is set manually, out-of-focusing may occur
during zooming.
After zooming, if necessary, either adjust the focus or set the
focus to auto.
When using the focus at the manual setting, proceed with
zooming after setting the focus position at the Tele end
where the focusing accuracy is higher.
(However, if the distance from the unit to the subject is less
than 30 cm {0.98 feet}, the subject may shift out of focus at
the Wide end.)
If zooming is performed to the Tele end after having adjusted
the focus at the Wide end, out-of-focusing may occur.
Concerning the home position
The ‘home position’ refers to the position to which the lens
moves first when the unit’s power has been turned on.
The home position settings (position, brightness, white
balance and focus) are the same as the preset 5 settings. To
change any of the home position settings, register them in
preset 5.
The remote control through function and IR repeater function
This unit is provided with a remote control through function and IR repeater function. These functions are used when this unit is
installed apart from the HD Visual Communication Unit so that the HD Visual Communication Unit can be operated using this
unit’s remote controller signal receiver to receive signals from the remote controller.
qpRegular remote control operations
The signals of the remote controller are received directly by the receiver of the HD Visual Communication Unit, and the
operations corresponding to the signals are performed. (The receivers of the camera are not used in cases like this.)
This unit
Remote control signal receiver
HD Visual Communication Unit
HDMI cable
HD Visual Communication Unit operations
Camera operations
qpRemote controller operations using the remote control through function
The remote controller signal receiver of this unit receives the signals from the remote controller. The HD Visual Communication
Unit and this unit are operated via the HDMI cable.
This unit
Remote
controller
signal
HD Visual Communication Unit
Remote controller
signal receiver
HDMI cable
HD Visual Communication Unit operations
Camera operations
pp To turn on the remote control through function, you must perform the settings for the HD Visual Communication Unit. For
details on how to select the settings, refer to the operating instructions of the HD Visual Communication Unit to be connected.
pp There may be a delay in the remote control through function due to repetition of operation. If such delays in operation pose a
problem, use the IR repeater function (page 14).
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The remote control through function and IR repeater function
qpRemote control operations using the IR repeater function
The remote controller signal receiver of this unit receives the signals from the remote controller. The HD Visual Communication
Unit and this unit are operated via the IR system cable.
This unit
Remote control signal receiver
HD Visual Communication Unit
Remote controller
signal receiver
IR system cable
pp The figure does not show the HDMI cable.
The HD Visual Communication Unit must be
installed in such a way that it cannot receive the
signals of the remote controller directly.
HD Visual Communication Unit operations
Camera operations
pp For details on how to connect the IR system cable (sold separately) and check the operations after the units have been
installed, refer to pages 17 and 18.
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Parts and their functions
1 Remote controller signal receiver
Light sensors are located in two places at the front of the
camera pedestal.
Used when the remote control through function and IR
repeater function are used (pages 13 and 14).
2 Status display lamp
This lights in the following way depending on the status of
the unit.
Orange: Standby mode (page 19)
Green: Power ON mode (page 19)
Red:
When trouble has occurred in the unit
Green and blinks twice:
When signals from the remote controller are
received
3 Camera head
This rotates in the horizontal direction.
4 Lens unit
This rotates in the up and down direction.
5 HDMI connector [HDMI]
This is the HDMI video output connector.
6 IR system/service connector [IR/SERVICE]
<Rear panel>
Connect the IR system cable to this connector. (See
page 17.) The connector is also used for maintenance
purposes.
7 Anti-theft wire mounting hole
Use this hole to attach the wire bracket.
8 DC IN connector [16V
IN
]
Connect the AC adapter supplied with the unit to this
connector to supply the DC 16 V voltage to the unit.
9 Threaded hole (thread: 1/4-20UNC) for mounting
the camera
Use this hole when mounting the camera on a tripod, etc.
: Service switches
<Bottom panel>
SW1 SW2
ON
OFF
SW1: Always set this switch in the “OFF” position for
use.
When this switch is set in the “ON” position
during use, video output may be disabled.
SW2: Set this switch in the “OFF” position to perform
the pan/tilt operation at normal speed.
Set this switch in the “ON” position to perform the
pan/tilt operation at low speed.
; IR system/service selector switch
Set this switch at the “IR” position for use.
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Installation
pWhen installing the unit on a desk
Place the unit flat on the surface.
Notes
pp Install the unit in a stable location which will not be susceptible to shaking. If the unit is installed in a location which is
susceptible to shaking, this will cause the unit’s images to shake in turn.
pp Take care not to allow the unit to fall or otherwise be damaged during installation.
pp When carrying the unit, do not hold it by its head.
pp Do not take hold of the camera head or rotate it. Doing so may cause malfunctioning.
pp Take care not to pull the connected cables. Doing so may cause the unit to fall and/or it may result in injury.
Ensure that the unit will not fall off.
pWhen mounting the unit on a tripod
Use a highly stable tripod which can bear the weight of the camera mounted on it.
Attach the tripod to the threaded hole for mounting the camera on the camera’s bottom panel.
Place the tripod on a completely flat and level surface.
Tighten the screw by hand to mount the tripod securely.
Do not tighten the screw by rotating the camera body. Doing so may cause malfunctioning.
Use screw for mounting the tripod that satisfy the following standard.
Screw for mounting tripod (1/4-20UNC)
4.5 mm to 6 mm
{3/16 inches to 7/32 inches}
Notes
pp
pp
pp
pp
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Do not install the unit where people will be passing back and forth.
When using the unit mounted on a tripod, do not put the tripod high above the floor level.
Mount the unit securely so there is no looseness. Looseness may cause the unit to fall off and/or result in injuries.
When the unit is going to be used for a prolonged period of time, take steps to ensure that the unit will not topple or fall
over and that it will not fall off or fall down. After using the unit, restore the installation location to its original state without
delay.
Connections
pConnections to the HD Visual Communication Unit and AC adapter
HD Visual Communication Unit
KX-VC1300, KX-VC1600
KX-VC300, KX-VC600
This unit
HDMI cable (sold separately)
AC adapter
Power cable*
* Use the power cable that is
suited to your locality.
pp For details on how to operate the unit and select its settings, refer to the operating instructions of the HD Visual
Communication Unit to be connected.
pConnecting the IR system cable (sold separately)
pp By connecting an IR system cable (sold separately), the camera can be operated in response to the signals received from the
remote controller which is pointed at the camera’s remote controller signal receivers. (IR repeater function)
For details on the IR repeater function, refer to pages 13 and 14.
Rear panel connector area
Point the transmitter at the remote
control signal receiver, and attach it
to the mounting position.
After mounting the transmitter,
verify that it performs the intended
operations at the time of its
installation. (See page 18)
Transmitter
Mounting position
IR system cable
Use a strip of double-sided
tape to adhere the cable to the
equipment or shelf.
Remote control
signal receiver
HD Visual Communication Unit
Notes
pp Thoroughly remove the dirt and dust in the area where the tape is to be adhered.
pp Bear in mind that the strip of double-sided tape supplied is extremely adhesive so if the tape is peeled off with too much
force after it has been adhered to a shelf or other surface, the shelf or surface may be damaged.
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Connections
pInstallation precautions for the IR system cable
pp Place the HD Visual Communication Unit behind the doors of a system rack, for example, to ensure that the signals of the
remote controller will not be received directly. If these signals are received directly, they will interfere with the signals of the IR
system cable, and the operations concerned will not be performed properly.
pp Turn on the power of the camera if remote control operations using the IR repeater function are to be performed. If the
camera’s power is not on, it will not be possible to perform remote control operations using the IR repeater function.
pChecking the operations performed when the IR system cable is
installed
Step 1
With the IR system cable not connected to the camera, perform one or more remote control operations, and check that the
HD Visual Communication Unit does not operate in response. (Check that the signals of the remote controller are not being
received directly.) If the HD Visual Communication Unit does operate, select another installation location.
This unit
Leave this end of the cable
disconnected.
pp The figure does not show the HDMI cable.
HD Visual Communication Unit
IR system cable
Check that the signals are not
received directly.
HD Visual Communication Unit operations
Camera operations
Step 2
With the IR system cable now connected to the camera, perform one or more remote control operations, and check that the HD
Visual Communication Unit operates properly in response.
This unit
Connect this end of the cable.
HD Visual Communication Unit
IR system cable
Check that operations
can be performed.
HD Visual Communication Unit operations
Camera operations
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pp The figure does not show the HDMI cable.
How to turn the power on and off
pTurning the power on
pp This unit does not have a power switch. Its power is turned on when power is supplied to the unit.
Unit’s power OFF
Status display lamp: Off
Power is supplied.
Standby mode
Status display lamp: Orange
When the power of the HD Visual Communication Unit has been turned on and the
unit has been connected properly (about 30 seconds after)
Power ON mode
Status display lamp: Green
pp The camera moves so that it is positioned at the home position.
pTurning the power off
pp When the supply of power to the unit is cut off, the unit’s power is turned off.
The power can be turned off regardless of the unit’s mode (standby mode or power ON mode).
pConcerning the mode transitions
[Description of each mode]
Mode
Status
Standby mode
Status display lamp: Orange
When the HD Visual Communication Unit is in one of the statuses described below:
pp HD Visual Communication Unit is in screen standby mode.*
pp The power of the HD Visual Communication Unit is OFF or the camera has not been
connected to the HD Visual Communication Unit.
* When the administrator menu settings of the HD Visual Communication Unit are used to select [HDMI
Settings] followed by [Standby] and then [Standby] is set from [OFF] to [ON], the transition of the
status of the camera mode becomes linked with the screen standby status of the unit. For details of
the screen standby function, refer to the operating instructions of the HD Visual Communication Unit.
Power ON mode
Status display lamp: Green
Status in which the camera has been connected properly to the HD Visual Communication
Unit and can be controlled
The transition of the status of the camera mode is linked with the status of the HD Visual Communication Unit.
[Linkage with the screen standby status of the HD Visual Communication Unit]
When the [Video Out On/Off] button on the remote
controller is pressed, etc.
Standby mode
Status display lamp: Orange
pp The camera is moved so that it
is positioned toward the lower
right.
Power ON mode
Status display lamp: Green
When the [Video Out On/Off] button on the remote
controller is pressed, etc.
* When pressing the [Video Out On/Off] button
repeatedly, make sure to wait at least 10 seconds
between each press.
pp The camera’s direction is returned
to the position before the transition
to the standby mode.
[Linkage with the status of the connection with the HD Visual Communication Unit]
Connection of the HDMI cable with the HD Visual
Communication Unit’s power ON/Power of the HD Visual
Communication Unit is ON while the HDMI cable is connected.*
Standby mode
Status display lamp: Orange
pp The camera is moved so that it
is positioned toward the lower
right.
Power ON mode
Status display lamp: Green
60 seconds after detecting that the HD Visual
Communication Unit is powered OFF*/60 seconds
after detecting that the HDMI cable is not connected
* Mode transition when power is turned ON or OFF only
occurs on the KX-VC300 and KX-VC600.
pp The camera’s direction is returned
to the position before the transition
to the standby mode.
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Factory setting
pFactory settings for the setting items
Item
Factory setting
Brightness
Auto
White Balance
Auto
Focus
Focus Position: Center, Focus Mode: Auto
Backlight
OFF
Digital Zoom
OFF
Preset number 1-9
Pan/Tilt Position: Center
Brightness: Auto
White Balance: Auto
Focus: Auto
Home Position*
Fixed at preset number 5
* The camera moves to this position first when its power is turned on.
pp For details on how to operate the unit and select its settings, refer to the operating instructions of the HD Visual
Communication Unit to be connected.
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Troubleshooting
qpOperation
Symptom
Cause and remedial action
Reference pages
pp Is the power plug securely connected to the AC outlet?
–––
pp Are the AC adapter and the power cable connected properly?
P.17
pp Is the power on?
 If the unit’s status display lamp is off, it means that the unit’s
power is not being supplied.
P.19
pp Has the camera been selected correctly from the HD Visual
Communication Unit?
Operating instructions
of the HD Visual
Communication Unit
pp Have the remote control’s batteries run down or have the
batteries been installed with their polarities reversed?
 If the status display lamp does not blink even when the remote
controller is operated near the remote controller signal receiver, it
means that the batteries have run down. Replace the batteries.
Operating instructions
of the HD Visual
Communication Unit
pp Is there a fluorescent light or plasma monitor near the unit and,
if so, is the remote controller signal receiver exposed to its
light?
–––
pp When using the remote control through function, did you set the
remote controller signal receiver of the camera to “ON” using
the HD Visual Communication Unit setting?
Operating instructions
of the HD Visual
Communication Unit
No power
Cannot operate
(common to
wireless remote
controller, HD Visual
Communication Unit)
Cannot perform
operations with the
remote controller
using the remote
control through
function or the IR
repeater function
pp When using the IR repeater function, are the signals of
the remote controller being received by the HD Visual
Communication Unit?
P.18
pp When using the IR repeater function, has the IR system/service
selector switch been set to the service position?
P.15
Camera is out of
alignment with the
preset positions
pp The camera may not be in alignment with the preset position
if its position was forcibly moved by hand while images were
being displayed.
 Turn the camera’s power off and then back on.
P.19
The status display
lamp has lighted up
in red
pp Trouble has occurred in the camera.
 Turn the camera’s power off and then back on.
P.15
P.19
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Troubleshooting
qpVideo
Symptom
Cause and remedial action
pp Has the unit been connected properly to the HD Visual
Communication Unit?
No pictures are
displayed or the
pictures are disturbed
pp Has the camera been selected correctly from the HD Visual
Communication Unit?
pp Are all the service switches at the OFF position?
Reference pages
P.17
Operating instructions
of the HD Visual
Communication Unit
P.15
pp Is the focus set to manual?
 Auto focusing is initiated as soon as the focus is set to auto.
Operating instructions
of the HD Visual
Communication Unit
pp In some situations, it may be hard to focus at the auto setting.
 Select the manual setting, and focus manually.
Operating instructions
of the HD Visual
Communication Unit
pp Was the focus adjusted at the Tele end?
 First adjust the focus at the Tele end where the focusing accuracy
is higher, and then proceed with the zooming.
Operating instructions
of the HD Visual
Communication Unit
pp Under some operating conditions, it may be hard to bring
subjects into focus.
 Use the focus at the auto setting.
Operating instructions
of the HD Visual
Communication Unit
pp Activate the automatic white balance setting (auto tracking
white adjustment) function.
Operating instructions
of the HD Visual
Communication Unit
pp In some situations, the proper colors may not be reproduced
using the automatic white balance setting function.
 Adjust the white balance manually.
Operating instructions
of the HD Visual
Communication Unit
No auto focusing
The subject is not
brought into focus
during zooming when
the manual setting is
used for the focus
Something is wrong
with the coloring of
the pictures
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Troubleshooting
Symptom
The pictures are too
light or too dark
Cause and remedial action
pp Adjust the brightness manually.
Reference pages
Operating instructions
of the HD Visual
Communication Unit
pp If a subject has suddenly crossed in front of the camera, it may
appear slightly distorted because this camera uses a CMOS
image sensor.
This is normal and not indicative of any problem.
–––
pp The subjects sometimes appear distorted owing to the
characteristics of the wide-angle lens used. This is normal and
not indicative of any problem.
–––
When the flash is fired
during shooting, only
the top or bottom of
the screen becomes
lighter
pp With a CMOS image sensor, the shooting timing differs slightly
between the top left and bottom right of the screen. This means
that when the flash is fired, the bottom of the screen will
become lighter in the field concerned and the top will become
lighter in the next field.
This is normal and not indicative of any problem.
–––
When fine lines or
cyclical patterns are
shot, flickering is seen
or coloring is added to
them
pp This phenomenon occurs because the pixels are arranged
systematically on each image sensor. It is noticeable when the
spatial frequency of a subject and the pixel pitch are brought
into proximity so change the camera angle or take other such
action.
–––
The subjects appear
distorted
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Appearance
Unit: mm {inch}
139 {5-15/32}
100 {3-15/16}
133 {5-1/4}
127 {5}
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Specifications
Power requirements:
Power consumption:
DC 16 V 10 %
(AC adapter provided)
600 mA
indicates safety information.
p GENERAL
p FUNCTIONS AND PERFORMANCE
Ambient operating temperature:
0 °C to +40 °C {+32 °F to +104 °F}
[Camera unit]
Imaging sensors:
1/2.8-type Full-HD CMOS
Storage temperature: –20 °C to +50 °C {–4 °F to +122 °F}
Lens:
Allowable humidity ranges:
20 % to 90 % (no condensation)
Motorized 3 zoom, F1.2 to 2.0
(f=3.0 mm to 9.0 mm)
Focus:
Switching between auto and manual
Mass:
Focus distance:
Entire zooming range:
3.0 m {9.84 feet}
Approx. 0.8 kg {1.77 lbs.}
Dimensions (W  D  H):
133 mm  127 mm  139 mm
{5-1/4 inches  5 inches 
5-15/32 inches}
Finish:
Silver
White balance function:
Provided
Output format:
DC 16 V IN
Pan/tilt operation speed:
Max. 90°/s or more
Panning range:
±100°
Tilting range:
±20°
Quietness:
NC35 (normal speed),
NC40 (when preset)
p OUTPUT
Video output:
HD 1080: 50p
HD 1080: 50i
[Pan-tilt head unit]
p INPUT
Input connector:
Horizontal resolution: 850 TV lines Typ (Center area)
HDMI (HDMI connector)
p AC adapter
Mass:
Approx. 240 g {0.53 lbs.}
Input:
AC 100 V to 240 V, 1.2 A to 0.6 A,
50 Hz/60 Hz
Output:
DC 16 V, 2.5 A
Mass and dimensions shown are approximate.
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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Unit of Panasonic Corporation of North America
Panasonic Corporation
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Two Riverfront Plaza, Newark, NJ 07102-5490
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www.panasonic.ca
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