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Wireless Home Monitor
2 Your wireless home monitor
5 Specifications
What's in the box
Product overview
Connect Monitor to Wi-Fi network
Use the monitor
•• To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, this
apparatus should not be exposed to rain or moisture
and objects filled with liquids, such as vases, should not
be placed on this apparatus.
Read these instructions.
Keep these instructions.
Heed all warnings.
Follow all instructions.
Do not use this apparatus near water.
Clean only with dry cloth.
Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the
manufacturer's instructions.
Do not install near any heat sources such
as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or
other apparatus (including amplifiers) that
produce heat.
Protect the power cord from being
walked on or pinched, particularly at plugs,
convenience receptacles, and the point
where they exit from the apparatus.
Only use attachments/accessories specified
by the manufacturer.
Unplug this apparatus during lightning
storms or when unused for long periods
of time.
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.
Apparatus shall not be exposed to
dripping or splashing.
Do not place any sources of danger on the
apparatus (e.g. liquid filled objects, lighted
Where the plug of the Direct Plug-in
Adapter is used as the disconnect device,
the disconnect device shall remain readily
The small parts of this monitor can be
swallowed by babies or small children.
Keep these parts out of reach of children.
Any changes or modifications made to this
device that are not expressly approved by
Philips Consumer Lifestyle may void the user’s
authority to operate the equipment.
If you are on a remote Wi-Fi network or 3G
connection, 10 seconds to 15 seconds delay in
video and audio streaming to your smartphone
can occur.
Your use of Philips In.Sight, which is provided by
Yoics Inc., is at your sole risk. Koninklijke Philips
Electronics N.V. and its subsidiary companies
(individually and collectively “Philips”) are not
responsible for the operation of such Philips
In.Sight or your use thereof and Philips shall
have no liability to you related thereto.
This home monitor is intended as an aid. It is
not a substitute for home security supervision
and should not be used as such.
Your product is designed and manufactured
with high quality materials and components,
which can be recycled and reused.
When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is
attached to a product it means that the product
is covered by the European Directive 2002/96/
Please inform yourself about the local separate
collection system for electrical and electronic
Please act according to your local rules and
do not dispose of your old products with your
normal household waste. Correct disposal of
your old product helps to prevent potential
negative consequences for the environment and
human health.
not to use email or if you do not receive
confirmation receipt within a week after mailing
to this email address, please write to "Open
Source Team, Philips Intellectual Property &
Standards, P.O. Box 220, 5600 AE Eindhoven,
The Netherlands." If you do not receive timely
confirmation of your letter, please email to the
email address above.
This product complies with the radio
interference requirements of the European
* Wireless and Ethernet LAN functions are
authorized for indoor use only.
Hereby, Philips Consumer Lifestyle, declares
that this wireless Home Monitor (M100A) is in
compliance with the essential requirements and
other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/
A copy of the EC Declaration of Conformity
is available from the electronic user manual on
Open source software
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to deliver, upon request, a copy of the complete
corresponding source code for the copyrighted
open source software packages used in this
product for which such offer is requested by
the respective licenses.
This offer is valid up to three years after
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2 Your wireless
home monitor
a Camera lens
b Microphone
c LED light
d Magnetic base
e DC power connector
Please read and understand the accompanied
safety sheet before you use this monitor.
f Reset key
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What's in the box
Product overview
You can place the Monitor on a flat surface with
the magnetic base. Or you can attach it to the
ceiling or wall, see the pictures below:
•• Before you place the monitor, make sure the monitor is
close to a power outlet.
•• Before you secure the supplied dowels and screws, drill
holes on a flat and hard surface.
Mount on wall
Mount on ceiling
If you install on a ceiling, select ‘Image Flip
(Image Flip)’ in the ‘ Settings’ - ‘MONITOR’
options of your monitor.
You can see and hear what is happening in
your room from anywhere in the world with a
What you need
Make sure your Wi-Fi router is turned
on and that your Smartphone or Tablet is
wirelessly connected to your Wi-Fi router
Have your Wi-Fi network name (SSID) and
Wi-Fi network password available as you
need to fill these in. You can look up your
Wi-Fi network name in the settings of your
phone or tablet.
Download ‘Philips In.Sight’ App from
Android Market (Google Play).
Connect the monitor to power. When
power is connected, wait till the Monitor
light flashes Amber.
Log in with your Philips In.Sight account –
or create a new account if you don’t have
an account.
Press MENU button on your smart phone
or tablet and tap ‘Add monitor’.
Follow the on-screen App instructions.
In.Sight App will generate a QR code, hold
the smartphone or tablet approx. 15 cm
(0.5 ft) in front of the monitor lens.
When prompted, input your Wi-Fi
• If you want to set-up another monitor,
repeat the steps of ‘4– Set-up’.
Use the monitor
Connect Monitor to Wi-Fi
Make sure that your smartphone or tablet
is connected to your Wi-Fi network.
Start the App.
After set-up, you are ready to use the monitor.
Launch the Philips In.Sight App on your
smartphone or tablet.
You can use the monitor when it is connected
to your own Wi-Fi network or any other Wi-Fi
network. If there is no Wi-Fi network available,
it will work over 3G. Please note that 3G data
charges can occur.
After log-in, you can see a thumbnail of the
monitor(s). Tap the thumbnail for full screen
Application Overview
Motion alert
: Monitor Connection status: lighting up in
green means the monitor is connected to Wi-Fi,
and able to stream video.
Note: Before setting motion alert and audio
alert, make sure that a Dropbox account is
: Motion alert: this highlights when the monitor
detects motion – enable this in ‘Settings’. You
can also enable/disable motion alert by tapping
the icon directly.
If the monitor detects a movement within a
specified range, a 30-second video is recorded
to your Dropbox account, and you will receive
an alert from your smartphone or tablet. You
have an overview of all alerts in the
list. To
enable Dropbox upload, fill in your Dropbox
account details in ‘Settings’ – ‘GENERAL
(General)’ - ‘Dropbox account (account)’.
: Audio alert: this highlights when the monitor
detects audio – enable this in ‘Settings’. You can
also enable/disable audio alert by tapping the
icon directly.
: Share Monitor: share your monitor to
friends so they can view your monitor – enable
this in ‘Settings’.
•• You can clear alerts, delete alerts, and filter alerts by the
monitor name if your smart phone or tablet is linked to
a Dropbox account.
: Monitor list: list all your monitors.
: Alert list: list the alerts from your monitors.
My Monitors (My Monitors) tab: Lists your
Friend’s (Friend's) tab: View monitor’s video
shared by your friends.
Settings: settings and options for monitors.
Press MENU button on your smartphone or
tablet to access the menu.
Add monitors(Add monitors) tab: Add
additional monitors. Press MENU button on
your smartphone or tablet to access the menu.
Take a photo
1) Tap the thumbnail of the monitor on
2) Tap to take a picture. The picture is stored
on your smartphone.
Record video
1) Tap the thumbnail of the monitor on
2) Tap
to record a video. The video is
directly uploaded to your private Dropbox
account. You can register yourself for a free
account or fill in your account details in
‘Settings’ – ‘GENERAL (General)’ - ‘Dropbox
account (account)’.
Set-up Motion Alert:
1) Press MENU button on your smartphone or
2)Tap ‘ Settings’,select a monitor from
MONITOR(monitor) tab and tap Motion alert
(Motion alert) to enable motion alert.
3) Tap Motion Sensitivity (Motion Sensitivity).
Drag and resize on the screen view to select
the area to be monitored. Use the slider to set
a sensitivity level.
Log-in to your Dropbox account to look at the
recorded alert video.
•• Make sure that the Alerts enabled is enabled in ‘
Settings’ - ‘MONITOR’.
•• The selection of low sensitivity can reduce motion
trigger and ignore the movement of small objects.
Audio alert
If the monitor detects noise within a specified
range, a 30-second video is recorded to your
Dropbox account, and you will receive an alert
from your smartphone or tablet. You have an
overview of all alerts in the
list. To enable
Dropbox upload, fill in your Dropbox account
details in ‘Settings’ – ‘GENERAL (General)’.
Set-up Audio Alert:
1) Press MENU button on your smartphone or
2) Tap ‘ Settings’ - ‘MONITOR’,select a
monitor from MONITOR(monitor) tab, and tap
Audio alert (Audio alert) to enable audio alert.
3)Tap Audio Sensitivity (Audio Sensitivity) and
use the slider to set a sensitivity level.
Log-in to your Dropbox account to look at the
recorded alert video.
•• Make sure that Alerts enabled is enabled in ‘
Settings’ - ‘MONITOR’.
•• The selection of low sensitivity can reduce audio trigger
and ignore low noise.
Share your monitor
Share the monitor’s video to your family, friends
or colleagues.
1) Tap from the monitor overview page (you
can also enable this in the settings part).
2) Make sure on your friend’s smartphone or
tablet, the Philips In.Sight App is installed and
that an Philips In.Sight Account is created.
3) Fill in the email address of your friend you
want to share the monitor with. The email
address of your friend must be the same email
address used to create the Philips In.Sight
Watch the monitor on your web browser
After you have registered your account and
set up the monitor via your smartphone or
tablet, you can also watch it via your favorite
web browser (Safari, Chrome, Internet Explorer,
Firefox). Enter the following address in your
web browser:
Access more options
Tap to enable or disable more options like
audio and movement alerts, turn on or off the
monitor light, Dropbox settings, change monitor
name, set the current monitor as main monitor,
‘Image Flip (Image Flip)’ or other settings.
•• Specifications are subject to change without notice
•• Risk of electric shock. Never remove the casing of the
Frame rate
Focus mode
Focus range
Video format
Power supply
30 fps at VGA, QVGA
0.4 m
1 m to infinity
DC 5V, 600mA;
Model name:
ASUC30z-050060 (z = a, b, c,
e and i)
(w x h x d)
Net weight
a direct plug-in power adapter
with USB output terminal
and a different country plug
type ('a'=America, 'b'=Britain,
'c'=Australia, 'e'=Europe
35.9 x 83.8 x 34.3mm
approx. 52g
0 to 40 degrees celsius
Android 2.2 or above
To keep the warranty valid, never try to repair
the monitor yourself.
If you have problems using this monitor, check
the following points before you request service.
If you still have a problem, register your monitor
and get support at
Cannot connect the monitor to a Wi-Fi
network (the monitor light is blinking amber
or green).
• If the monitor blinks amber, you can set-up
the monitor again - please repeat '4 – Setup' of this user manual.
• If the monitor still does not work or is
blinking green or amber, you may need to
reset the monitor by pressing the reset
button with a thin object (i.e. paper clip)
on the back of the monitor, press and hold
the thin object for 3-5 seconds. After that,
repeat '4 – Set-up' of this user manual.
• Philips In.Sight supports general WEP, WPA
and WPA2. Philips recommends using WPA
or WPA2 as these are the safest Wi-Fi
security settings. The Philips In.Sight does
not support WEP Sub Key 2, 3 , 4. Please
change your router settings to WPA or
WPA2 if you are not able to connect, refer
to your router’s user manual.
• To improve wireless performance, avoid
using a Wi-Fi channel that is heavily used
(e.g. channel 11) or overlapped with a
nearby other Wi-Fi network.
• Keep away from potential sources of
interference which may affect Wi-Fi signal,
such as microwave ovens.
• Unlike legacy solutions, In.Sight does
not require port forwarding. There is
no risk from leaving ports open on the
network. In.Sight uses secure peer to peer
networking solution which provides a
secure, encrypted connection each time
your camera is viewed from a remote
location. To learn more about secure
connectivity with Philips In.Sight, visit http:// This method of networking
will work with most standard router
settings and is also typically compatible
with most anti-virus and internet security
programs. On-line test diagnostic is
available to determine if your network is
compatible with these modern internet
What do the colored LED lights on the
monitor mean?
• No light: no power is connected to
monitor or 'show monitor light' is disabled
in ‘ Settings’ .
• Solid amber light: Monitor is booting up
• Blinking amber light: Monitor is ready to
set-up, follow App on-screen instructions
(refer to '4 – Set-Up')
• Blinking green light: Monitor is connecting
to Wi-Fi network
• Solid green light: Monitor is connected to
Wi-Fi network and ready to use
Video streaming is slow or has a delay.
• The speed of login and getting the video
feed from the monitor highly depends on
the speed of the connection you are using.
• The Internet speed either from your Wi-Fi
network or 3G/Edge highly influences the
performance of the App. The faster the
connection speed, the faster you can see
the video from the Monitor.
• Philips recommends high-speed Internet
connection of 800kbps upload speed or
above for your Wi-Fi router.
When on a remote network (either another
Wi-Fi network or on 3G), I can only watch for
5 minutes.
• When on a remote network – either Wi-Fi
or on 3G, you can only watch 5 minutes
per session. You have unlimited sessions
per day. If you want to watch longer per
session, in-app upgrades are available. Go
to ‘ Settings’ – ‘GENERAL (General)’ and
select ‘In.Sight Account (In.Sight Account)’.
When you are on your local Wi-Fi
network, you have unlimited viewing time.
I can only share to 2 friends, how can I share
to more friends?
• When you want to share to more than 2
friends, in-app upgrades are available. Go
to ‘ Settings’ – ‘GENERAL (General)’ and
select ‘In.Sight Account (In.Sight Account)’.
Specifications are subject to change without notice
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