Panasonic BB-HNP17 Quick start guide
Network Camera Recorder with Viewer Software BB-HNP17 System Requirements for your PC BB-HNP17 The recommended PC specification for number of recording camera* . 1 Microsoft Windows 8.1 Microsoft Windows 8 Microsoft Windows 7 Microsoft Windows Vista Microsoft Windows XP Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Microsoft Windows Server 2003 OS Web browse Internet Explorer® 6/7/8/9/10/11(32bit) Resolution SXGA (1280 x 1024 pixels; 16,770,000 colors) Intel Core 2 quad Q9650 3.00 GHz Memory 4 GB OS Windows 7 Audio No Compression Format H.264 Frame rate 30fps Resolution File system NTFS (NT File System) Audio*1 Audio output feature (Speaker or Headphones) Audio input feature (Microphone) 640 x 480 Both recording and live monitoring works well as specified. No frame rate change happens. 20 Number of cameras† Hardware specification · When 10 network camera units are connected CPU: Intel® Pentium® 4 3GHz or Recording greater, or equivalent compatible processor, RAM: 1024 MB or more*2 condition · When 2 network camera units are connected CPU: Intel® Pentium® 4 2.6GHz or greater, or equivalent compatible processor, RAM: 512 MB or more*2 Voice CPU Clock Audio output function (including speaker or headphone) 2 1 1280 x 960 ZERO DISTANCE MANAGEMENT Live and recordable image and sound features for improved security and marketing research This case hasn't been tested. This case hasn't been tested. Both recording and live monitoring works well as specified. No frame rate change happens. This case hasn't been tested. Both recording and live monitoring works. Frame rate control (reduced) happens for live monitoring, but there is no influence for the recording at all. *1 The data shows the result based on an example case that only BB-HNP17 is running on the PC as an application. It is strongly recommended not to run other software while running this software for the best result. *1 When using a camera that supports audio *2 This specification is required for using all network cameras to simultaneously record at a resolution of 320 x 240 in standard image quality, while monitoring with all registered cameras at a frame rate of 2 fps. Still and motion image data size WV Series (i-PRO SmartHD) JPEG Data size for 1 second of motion images(images only), Data format: JPEG MPEG-4 Data size for 1 second of motion images(images only), Data format: MPEG-4 resolution (dot) Low size(KB) Normal size(KB) Fine size(KB) Super Fine size(KB) resolution (dot) MPEG-4 bitrate(kbps) Data size/hour(MB) 640 x 480 2,048 900 2048x1536 144 384 787 883 320 x 240 1,024 450 1920x1080 96 250 518 576 1280 x 960 58 154 307 346 640 x 480 26 52 103 138 320 x 240 10 29 48 53 * JPEG Data Size The approximate recording capacity is calculated by using the following formula: Size (KB) x Frame rate (images/sec) x Recording time (sec) Example • The calculation for a 1-hour recording of 640 x 480 resolution images at a frame rate of 5 images/sec in Normal mode is as follows: 52 KB x 5 images/sec x 3,600 sec (1 hour) = 936,000 KB 914 MB • In case of images with voices, 4 KB is added per each second: 936,000 KB + 4 KB x 3,600 sec = 950,400 KB 928 MB * A version upgrade from BB-HNP11 and BB-HNP15 is not supported. * Camera control depends on the control specifications supported by the network camera. * The number of camera units allowed for simultaneous recording varies depending on the PC performance. H.264 Data size for 1 second of motion images(images only), Data format: H.264 resolution (dot) 1920x1080 1280 x 960 640 x 480 320 x 240 fps 30 15 30 15 30 15 30 15 H.264 bitrate(kbps) 4096 3072 2,048 1,536 1,024 768 512 384 Data size/hour(MB) 1800 1350 900 675 450 338 225 169 * MPEG-4 bit rate: This depends on the value set at the camera for MPEG-4 bit rate for image distribution. The approximate recording capacity is calculated by using the following formula: MPEG-4 bit rate (Kbps)/8 bits x time (sec). Example • The calculation for 640 x 480 resolution images at an MPEG-4 bit rate of 2048 Kbps is as follows: 2048 Kbps/8 bits x 3,600 seconds (1 hour) = 921,600 KB 900 MB • In case of images with voices, 4 KB is added per each second: 921,600 KB + 4 KB x 3,600 sec = 936,000 KB 914MB * H.264 bit rate: This depends on the value set at the camera for H.264 bit rate for image distribution. The approximate recording capacity is calculated by using the following formula: H.264 bit rate (Kbps)/8 bits x time (sec). Example • The calculation for 640 x 480 resolution images at an H.264 bit rate of 1536 Kbps is as follows: 1536 Kbps/8 bits x 3,600 seconds (1 hour) = 691,200 KB = 675 MB • In case of images with voices, 8 KB is added per each second: 691,200 KB + 8 KB x 3,600 sec = 720,000 KB 704MB Important - Safety Precaution: carefully read the operating instructions and installation manual before using this product. • Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. DISTRIBUTED BY : http://security.panasonic.com http://www.facebook.com/PanasonicNetworkCamera • H.264, MPEG-4 and Motion JPEG Recording & Monitoring • Supports resolutions of Max. 2,048x1,536 (JPEG) • Flexible Layout Full Screen Display Single Monitoring Screen Display Multi-Monitoring window Auto Scan Display under Multi-Monitoring • Remote Access Function • Time Specified Color night view / Adaptive Black Stretch Features • Multi-Sensor-Activated Recording Motion Detection Recording Built-in Sensor Detection Recording Sound Detection Recording Shock Detection Recording Alarm Recording • Pop-up display with Event Detection • Timer Recording • Timer Recording with Preset Position System Diagram See There When You Can't Be There BB-HNP17 Network Camera (Option) Monitoring Site BB-HNP17-3 • Converting Recorded Images to JPG/WAV/ASF/AVI formats • Audio Transmission • Snap Shot Modem / Router Office (Using BB-HNP17) Feel Safer with Panasonic Clear image and innovative sound recording functions provide excellent monitoring for your business Support for H.264, MPEG-4 and Motion JPEG Images and Sound Flexible Layout Setup Possible with Multi-monitoring Screen Images with sound from a LAN- or internet-connected network camera or network camera server can easily be recorded and replayed from a remote PC. Images together with sound can be recorded, which gives a sense of actually being on site, something that cannot be conveyed with images alone. It is also possible to record images from multiple network cameras simultaneously. In addition to MPEG-4 and Motion JPEG, H.264 for high compression and smooth movement is also supported, and mode can be selected according to application and environment. H.264 MPEG-4 JPEG Internet * Corresponding Model Types [H.264/JPEG] WV-SW598 /SC588 /SW559 /SW558 /SW158 /SW155(M) /SW152(M) /SF549 /SF548 /SF539 /SF538 /SF138 /SF135 /SF132 /SP509 /SP508 /SP105 /SP102 /SW175 /SW174W /SW172 /ST165 /ST162 /SW458(M) /SF448E /SF438 BL-VT164 /VT164W /VP104 /VP104W /VP101 It is possible to monitor from up to 16 cameras simultaneously on one screen. In case more than 16 cameras are registered, images from up to 64 cameras can be displayed on up to 128 pages with switching between screens. Switching can be done to provide full-screen display of camera images, and switching to single-screen view can be done by double-clicking on the camera image you wish to view. Full Screen Display H.264 MPEG-4 JPEG A camera image is displayed on the full screen of your PC. Single Monitoring Screen Display [H.264/MPEG-4/JPEG] WV-SW396(A) /SW395(A) /SC386/ SC385 /SC384 /SW355 /SW352 /NW502S /SF346 /SF342 /SF336 /SF335 /SF332 /SW316L /SW316 /SW314 /SP306 /SP305 /SP302 /NP502 If you double-click an image from the network camera, the screen display on your PC is switched into Single Monitoring / Multi-Monitoring screen for the user’s convenience. For host-side PCs installed with BB-HNP17, access is possible using a web browser for monitoring and checking of recorded data. It is not necessary for BB-HNP17 to be installed in the client-side PC. Three levels of access authority can be set for users, and administrator authority configurations can be set, including the addition of new image recording conditions. Time-specified Color Night View (CNV) / Adaptive Black Stretch (ABS) Time-specified Color Night View (CNV) / Adaptive Black Stretch (ABS) can be set using a timer. Cameras are switched between normal and CNV / ABS modes from HNP17. By switching between normal mode for bright daylight conditions, and ABS for nighttime when there is darkness, camera images can be recorded or monitored using the most appropriate mode for a given time period. Timer for automatic switching between modes BB-HNP17 (Server) Router Internet Web browser (client) * The first time the server is accessed via a client PC web browser, the remote client recording program is automatically downloaded and installed. * When used with H.264, the accessing client-side PC must also have an H.264 user license (BB-HCAB). * When used with MPEG-4, the accessing client-side PC must also have an MPEG-4 user license (BB-HCA5). * Internet Explorer (Windows version) is the only web browser supported. * When BB-HNP17 (server) is accessed through the Internet using a web browser, a setting is necessary to permit access by an outside computer installed with HNP17. Detection by sensors mounted on network cameras can be used to activate recording. There is also a built-in timer recording function to start and end recording at preset times. By combining these functions, it is possible for sensor-activated recording to operate only within preset time periods. Recording and monitoring of high resolution 2,048x1,536 (JPEG), 1,920x1,080(H.264) camera images are possible. In operating situations where detailed images are necessary, high quality images can be stored in a PC with the same high resolution. Adaptive Black Stretch (ABS) mode ON Router Network camera Multi-sensor-activated Recording / Timer Recording with Preset Position Support for Max. 2,048x1,536 (JPEG) Resolution Recording and Monitoring Adaptive Black Stretch (ABS) mode OFF Remote Access Function Motion Detection Recording Flexible Layout The multi-monitoring screen layout can be changed flexibly. For example it is possible to change the number of images displayed vertically and horizontally and increase the size of an image that you wish to give special attention to. Auto Scan Display under Multi-Monitoring This function shows different multi-monitoring images at certain intervals and can switch into different pages of those images. Camera1 Camera2 Camera3 Camera4 Camera5 Camera6 Camera9 Camera10 Routine-run Camera7 Camera8 Routine-run Camera11 Camera12 1 / 3 Pages of images through 4 different cameras are displayed for 5 sec. 2 / 3 Pages of images through 4 different cameras are displayed for 5 sec. 3 / 3 Pages of images through 4 different cameras are displayed for 5 sec. Routine-run Nighttime display in normal mode Timer Recording Network Camera Recorder with Viewer Software Recording starts when any movement in the image of the entrance or other place is sensed. Internet Built-in Sensor Detection Recording Recording starts the moment the system detects temperature differenced within its range that are emitted naturally by people animals etc. * BL-VT164/ BL-VT164W only Network Camera Recorder with Viewer Software Internet Alarm Recording Recording starts when any movement of the door or other items is sensed. Door sensor ( Alarm 1 ) For each camera, 10 timer settings are possible. So for example, operation can start and end at times set differently for weekdays and weekends. Network Camera Recorder with Viewer Software Door sensor ( Alarm 1 ) Recording the inside of your shop or other places at intervals Network Camera Recorder with Viewer Software Internet Pop-up Display with Event Detection This system is designed to enlarge the image (stationary image) at the time of the sensor detection by popping it out on the screen for notifying purpose. Internet Specifications Camera registration monitoring Recording Image operation No. of registerable camera units Up to 64 camera units. Note that the actual number of registerable camera units varies depending on the performance of the PC used. Recording file format Original file format: Images and voices are recorded continuously in a moving image file. Camera image view Sequential display, Up to 16 multi-camera display, full screen display, layout change Recording media Hard disk, network drive*2 Image display size Automatically adjusted to match the camera layout. Recording resolution* H.264： 1920x1080/ 1280x960/ 1280x720/ 800x600/ 640x480/ 640x360/ 320x240/ 320x180 MPEG-4：1280x960/ 640x480/ 320x240/192x144 M-JPEG：2048x1536/ 1920x1080/ 1280x1024/1280x960/ 1280x720/ 800x600/ 640x480/ 640x360/ 320x240/ 320x180/ 192x144/ 160x120 1 Camera setup*1 Each camera can be set up individually (camera name, resolution, image quality setting, recording format, timer setting, etc.) Selected camera image display Automatically adjusted to match the camera layout. Image quality (JPEG only) Super Fine - Low (10 Levels) Image zoom in/out* 3 types of zoom functions: the camera zoom functions [Optical zoom, Ex zoom, and digital zoom], as well as the network camera recorder software's digital zoom. No. of camera units for simultaneous recording Dependent on camera type and performance of PC. See the hardware specifications "System Requirements for your PC". Preset Preset functions set in cameras can be used Camera control*1 Control of basic camera functions (pan/tilt/zoom, brightness, resolution, image quality, sound level) Recording capacity limit function Preset Sequence*1 Periodically scans and displays the locations registered in the camera presets. (Only for cameras with preset sequence feature) Maximum recording capacity value can be set for individual camera units (Whether to save new data by overwriting or to stop recording when the set capacity is reached can be selected). In addition to a capacity limit for each camera, there is also a capacity limit for the entire storage media. Time specified CNV / ABF*1 Color night view (CNV) / Adaptive Black Stretch (ABS) activation/deactivation can be registered in a schedule 1 The unit can be set to activate recording when motion is detected (sensitivity Motion detection recording and threshold value can be adjusted) or to record for a certain time length (JPEG only) before and after motion detection.*3 Motion detection can be disabled in specified areas. Motion detection can be confirmed on-screen. Built-in Sensor Detection Recording*1 (JPEG only) When the signal of a sensor that is attached to the camera is detected, sensor recording starts. Playback of images with voices, playback of image files. Playback speed Continuous play back can be varied. Playback in reverse is possible. Simultaneous playback of images from multiple cameras is also possible. Timer recording Scheduled start and stop timer based on day of week and time. Key word can also be set for recording. (10 schedules can be registered per camera). Recorded image view A list of recorded image files, or a graphical list can also be displayed. Operation of recorded images Recorded images can be copied or deleted. Specifying the display location of timer start/stop times Format conversion All or part of the recorded images can be converted to MPEG-1, MPEG-4, or JPEG format files, or only the audio portion can be converted to WAV files. Timer recording with preset position Recording is triggered by the reaction of a sensor mounted to the camera. Alarm recording (JPEG only) A certain time length before and after the sensor reaction can also be recorded. Monitors the free space on the specified recording disk, Disk capacity limit function and stops recording when the free space becomes smaller than the set value. Image search Recorded image search function Search recorded images in 1-day units using the recording time, or using a key word set before recording. Searching can also be done for particular, desired folders. Language BB-HNP17A (For USA): English / Japanese BB-HNP17CE (For Other Regions): English / Germany / Spanish / Italian *1 Depends on Camera's Spec. *2-1 Folders on the network allotted to the drive can be specified for saving data. *2-2 When a network drive is specified as a folder for saving data, the amount of data flowing over the network increases. This may remarkably degrade the operating performance for watching or recording camera images, watching previously recorded images, etc., and may also result in errors. It is recommended that a folder on a local disk be specified for saving data. *3 The detection level varies depending on the camera resolution, image quality setting, subject conditions, network conditions, etc.
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