Panasonic | VLWD812FX | Operating instructions | Panasonic VLWD812FX Operating Instructions

Privacy and rights of portrait
CAUTION
When installing or using the camera, please take into consideration the rights of others with regard
Preventing electric shock
Wireless Sensor Camera
Model No.
(Wireless sensor camera
is described as "camera"
in this guide.)
VL-WD812
to privacy.
●●If the wiring is underground, do not make any connections underground.
●●If the wiring is underground, make sure the power cable and other wiring is properly
waterproofed by running the cables through a conduit.
Installation Guide
Preventing injury
●●The safety wire must be used when mounting the product. There is a risk of injury if the
product falls.
• In this manual, the suffix of each model number (e.g., the "FX" in "VL-WD812FX") is omitted.
The main monitor station (called "main monitor") and the camera use radio waves to communicate
with each other. (The product operates in the frequency range of 1.88 GHz to 1.90 GHz, and the
RF transmission power is 250 mW (max.).) Read the following and install the product in an appropriate location.
Main monitor
Operation distance: up to 100 m
(with no obstacles)
The camera detects changes in the
images being displayed.
Detection
method
□ Screw x 4
Used to attach the
wall mount bracket
to the camera
□ Cap removement tool x 1
□ Screw cover x 4
Used to remove the
sensor range caps
from the camera
Communication between the main monitor and the camera
Used for the heat
sensor
□ Washer x 1
Used when
attaching the safety
wire to the wall
Power supply unit and related items
□ Power supply unit x 1
Easily detects movement in the daytime or when it is bright.
□ Sensor range cap
x 1 set of 4
(4 mm × 20 mm)
□ Cable binder x 2
●●The camera detects changes in the
brightness levels of moving objects.
●●The maximum communication distance between the main monitor and the camera (up to
100 m) may be shortened when the product is used in places where there are the following
obstacles between the main monitor and the camera.
●●Metal doors or metal shutters.
●●Heat insulation including aluminium foil.
●●Concrete walls or walls made of galvanized iron sheet.
●●If the wireless monitor station (called "sub monitor") is being used in a different
building, or a different part of the house, i.e. a different floor to the where the main
monitor has been installed.
●●Many walls
●●Double insulated glass windows
If there are the above obstacles, images displayed on the main monitor may be distorted
or delayed, audio may cut out, and the product may not be usable. In this case, the camera’s indicator lamp lights or flashes red. (
"Camera signal status" below.)
●●You can rectify these problems by using an optional DECT Repeater VL-FKD2 to relay the
signal from the main monitor. (
Operating Instructions of the Video Intercom System)
●●Movement may be incorrectly
detected when the moving object
and the background have a similar
Main
colour.
character- ●●Movement may be incorrectly
istics
detected when there are sudden
changes to the overall brightness
levels such as when external lights
are used.
Entire viewed image
●●The detection range can be reduced.
Note:
●●The illustrations in the supplied manual(s) may vary slightly from the actual product.
For your safety
To prevent severe injury and loss of life/property, read this section carefully before using the
product to ensure proper and safe operation of your product.
WARNING
Preventing fire, electric shock and short circuits
●●Refer installation work to the dealer.
Installation work requires technique and experiences. Failure to observe this may
cause fire, electric shock, injury, or damage to the product. Consult the dealer.
●●Electrical connection work should be performed by certified personnel only. Certification
is required for performing electrical connection work. Consult your dealer.
●●Use only the specified power supply unit.
●●Do not attempt to disassemble or modify this product. Contact an authorised service
centre for repairs.
●●Never install wiring during a lightning storm.
●●Do not connect non-specified devices.
●●Do not connect a power cable to a terminal that is not specified in this guide.
●●When opening holes in walls for installation or wiring, or when securing the power
cable, make sure you do not damage existing wiring and ductwork.
●●Do not make any wiring connections when the power supply is turned on.
●●Do not use the supplied power supply unit for outdoor installations (it is for indoor use
only).
●●Do not install the power supply unit in the following places:
- Places where the power supply unit may be splashed with water or chemicals.
- Places where there is a high concentration of dust, or high humidity.
●●Do not leave the power cable exposed outdoors.
●●Do not perform any actions (such as fabricating, twisting, stretching, bundling, forcibly
bending, damaging, altering, exposing to heat sources, or placing heavy objects on the
power cable) that may damage the power cable. Using the product with a damaged
power cable may cause electric shock, short circuits, or fire. Contact an authorised
service centre for repairs.
●●Mount the wall mount bracket so that the " UP" mark faces up. Caulk the mounting
face of the wall mount bracket, except for the bottom part of the bracket, with a waterresistant sealant, making sure to fill in any gaps. If the bracket is mounted upside down
or if the bracket is not properly waterproofed, water may enter, which may result in fire
or electric shock.
Weak
"Changing the detection
range of the motion detection sensor" on the reverse side
Temporarily connect the camera and the
power supply unit to turn on the camera,
and then register it to the main monitor.
Later, you can take the camera to the
installation site and confirm the signal status using the camera’s indicator lamp.
●●The heat sensor uses infrared rays to
detect temperature differences within
its range that are emitted naturally by
people, animals, etc.
Out of
range
Weak
Lit
green
Lit
orange
Out of
range
Lit red Flashing
red
Visitors moving sideways are visible, and
cars in the street are less likely to cause
incorrect detections.

●●On high-traffic streets
(passing cars may cause detections even
if they are more than 5 m away)
Visitors pass in
front of the external sensor and are
easy to detect even
if they approach
the camera.
Entrance
Commercially available external sensor
Installation example B (detect people entering a garage)
To detect people entering a garage without detecting cars in the street
Poor example
Street
Street
Camera
●●In areas subject to breezes from fans, air
conditioning unit compressors, or hot water
heaters, or areas affected by car exhaust
(severe temperature variations may cause
incorrect detections)
Camera Power supply unit
φ 0.65 mm
22 AWG
50 m
φ 1.0 mm
18 AWG
100 m
B
Power supply unit AC power source
φ 1.2 mm
17 AWG
φ 2.0 mm
12 AWG
Camera External sensor
φ 0.5 mm
24 AWG
C
φ 0.8 mm
20 AWG
According to specification of
connected device. Must be no
longer than 20 m.
●●A certified power supply wiring has to be used with this equipment. The relevant
national installation and/or equipment regulations shall be considered. A certified power
supply wiring not lighter than ordinary polyvinyl chloride flexible wiring according to IEC
60227 shall be used.
Installation overview
Before installing the camera on the wall, be sure to register the camera to the main monitor
nearby so that you will be able to check the signal strength at the installation point.
1
Temporarily connect the camera and the power supply unit to turn on the camera, and
then register the camera to the main monitor. (
below)
2
Check that the signal can reach from the camera’s installation location.
"Confirming the signal condition at the installation location")
(
3
4
Install the power supply unit. (
Install the camera. (
reverse side)
reverse side)
Temporarily connecting to the power supply unit
Refer to "Installing the power supply unit and camera" on the reverse side for information
about connecting a cable from the camera to the power supply unit.
It is difficult to
detect people
moving toward
the camera.
Camera
●●To prevent faces from being obscured by tall
vehicles, adjust the installation location and
angle of the camera.
Visible image:
Cable covers
●●Make sure you turn off the power
at the breaker before connecting
a power cable.
●●Make sure you attach the cable
covers after you make the
temporary connection.
Screws
Registering to the main monitor
Temporarily connect the camera to turn it on, and then register it to the main monitor as
explained below.
In the default settings, the motion detection sensor and heat sensor operate in the following way
depending on changes to the brightness levels.
●●You cannot register more than one camera at a time. Register each camera one at a time.
●●The operations described here are based on the VL-SWD501 series main monitor. See the
Operating Instructions of the Video Intercom System for more information.
At night or when it is dark
Motion detection sensor


Cars in the street are more likely to cause
incorrect detections.
People moving sideways are visible, and
cars in the street are less likely to cause
incorrect detections.
1
●●After this, use the camera and complete the following steps within about 5 minutes.
If you want to detect people as well as see the view directly in
front of the camera, use a commercially available external sensor.
Installation example (using a commercially available external sensor)
Main monitor operation
→
From the top menu of the main monitor, touch
→ [Register/Cancel] → [Register] → [Camera] → the camera number of the camera
to be registered.
2
You can connect commercially available external sensors to the external input terminal.
●●In this case you must use the main monitor to change the camera’s [Sensor selection] setting.
(
Operating Instructions of the Video Intercom System)
●●Refer to "About the external input terminal" (
above right) and connect the external sensor
properly according to its specifications.
Camera operation
Perform the following registration procedure while the camera is turned on.
2-1 Peel open the register button
cover (A) and use the thin
end of the cap removement
tool (accessory) to press and
hold the register button (B) for
about 3 seconds.
Visible image:
Street
2-2 Make sure to firmly close the
register button cover.
●●In areas with strong winds (wind can vibrate the camera, causing incorrect motion detection.)
●●Where reflective objects are in front of the camera and can interfere with the heat
detection, such as glass.
●●In areas where brightness changes easily (for example where shadows form in the
afternoon and where lights turn on at night)
●●In areas where backlight occurs (faces in the dark may not be able to be identified.)
●●If a strong light is shining on the camera, the visitor’s face may not be distinguishable.
Do not place the camera in the following locations.
– Where most of the background is the sky.
– Where the background is a white wall, and direct sunlight will reflect off it.
– Where direct sunlight will shine on the camera.
No requirement
Temporarily connecting is necessary to register the camera to the main monitor and to confirm
the condition of the signal at the installation location.
It is easy to
detect people
moving sideways in front of
the camera.
Preventing accidents and injuries
●●Do not install or use the product in an inflammable atmosphere. Failure to observe this
may cause an explosion resulting in injury.
●●Do not install or use the product in health care facilities if any regulations posted in
the area instruct you not to do so. Hospitals or health care facilities may be using
equipment that could be sensitive to external RF (radio frequency) energy.
●●Do not install or use this product near automatically controlled devices such as
automatic doors and fire alarms. Radio waves emitted from this product may cause
such devices to malfunction, resulting in an accident.
●●Do not mount the bracket in an unstable location, in a location subject to frequent
vibration, on a ceiling, or on a weak wall. (Do not mount on plaster board, concrete
blocks, wooden materials exposed to the outdoors, walls with very rough surfaces, or
surfaces that are narrower than the width of the wall mount bracket.) There is a risk of
injury if the product falls, or of fire or electric shock if water enters the product.
●●Keep the sensor range caps out of the reach of children. There is a risk of swallowing.
In the event they are swallowed, seek medical advice immediately.
By configuring the [Sensor selection]
setting so that only the external sensor
is used, cars visible by the camera are
less likely to be incorrectly detected.
Sensor operating range
●●The brightness level is automatically determined by the camera when viewing images.
A timer can be configured to switch the modes between day and night modes at specified times.
(
[Day and night switch] setting in the Operating Instructions of the Video Intercom System)
●●The settings can be configured to match the installation environment by only operating the
motion detection sensor and heat sensor at certain times, for example only during the day
or only at night. (
[Heat sensor detection] and [Motion detection] settings in the Operating
Instructions of the Video Intercom System)
Difficult to detect
●●In areas where objects move naturally,
such as where the wind blows trees or
hanging laundry (temperature variation
and motion may cause incorrect
detections)
Camera
Visible image:
Heat sensor
A
Outer diameter A,C: φ 8 mm (Max.)
Camera
Daytime or when it is bright
Length (Max.)
Conductor: Copper solid
Street
Camera
■ Incorrect detections may occur in the following locations
Diameter
*1 Type: Single-pair cable with outer sheath (jacket)
Ideal example
●●The motion detection sensor and heat sensor are not designed to be used in situations that
require high reliability. We do not recommend use of the motion detection sensor and heat
sensor in these situations.
●●Panasonic takes no responsibility for any injury or damages caused by use of the motion
detection sensor and heat sensor.
Wire type*1
Wiring run
You can connect commercially available external sensors to the external input terminal.
●●In this case you must use the main monitor to change the camera’s [Sensor selection] setting.
(
Operating Instructions of the Video Intercom System)
●●Refer to "About the external input terminal" (
above right) and connect the external sensor
properly according to its specifications.
Detection range
●●Areas subject to extreme temperature
variation (which can lead to condensation)
●●Near ocean coasts, where sea breezes
will contact the product directly, or near
sulphuric hot springs (exposure to salt can
reduce the product’s life expectancy)
●●Near TVs, radios, computers, air
conditioners, boiler control panels with
intercom, or home security equipment
(these may cause noise)
●●Near satellite broadcast receiving devices,
including tuners, TVs with built-in satellite
tuners, and recorders (broadcast images
may be distorted)
●●Areas where hydrogen sulphide, ammonia,
dust, or noxious gases are present
●●Install so that the power shutoff device is located near the power supply unit and is easily
accessible.
●●Use 600 V AC or higher insulated wiring.
Installation example (using a commercially available external sensor)
Install within this range
■ To prevent deformation, discolouration, malfunction, operational failure
●●Areas where people approach from
directly in front of the camera, such as
narrow walkways

Cars in the street are more likely to cause
incorrect detections.
If you want to detect visitors as well as see the view directly in
front of the camera, use a commercially available external sensor.
"Changing the angle of the
heat sensor"
"Using the sensor range caps" on
the reverse side
Easy to
detect/
Difficult
to detect
"Wire type and length" below)
Wire type and length
Do not install in these locations
●●In direct sunlight or directly under an
outdoor light (even if the surrounding
areas are within the operational
temperature range, portions of the product
may become hot)
●●Areas subject to frequent vibration, shock,
or impact
●●Near fire, heating devices, or magnetic
fields (such as near magnets)
●●Near heating or cooling systems,
including outdoor equipment such as air
conditioning unit compressors
●●In greasy or moist locations
●●Near devices that emit radio waves, such
as mobile phones
Detection can occur when the terminal is closed or opened.
●●Voltage when open: approx. 9 V
●●Current when closed: approx. 6 mA (detection occurs after 0.1 s of continual close/open)
About installation
●●The detection range can be changed.
It is easy to detect
movement sideways in
front of the camera.
Lift the tab
to open the
cover
■ Wire type and length (
This is the same for the
motion detection sensor
and the heat sensor.
It is difficult to
detect movement
directly towards the
front of the camera.
Do not connect
anything to this
terminal.
■ External input terminal specifications
Visible image:
Easily detects when there is a big difference between the temperatures of
objects and the surrounding environment, such as in winter or late at night.
Camera signal status
Strong
Bracket cover
Entrance
Visible image:

Install within this range
■ Using the camera to confirm
Camera
Entrance

Sub monitor signal condition
Strong
Camera
It is difficult to
detect visitors
moving toward
the camera.
Wall of house
Important:
●●You will need the following additional items to install and configure the camera.
[Locally procured]
–Screws (for wall mount bracket: × 4, for safety wire: × 1):
4 mm
Prepare the screws (
the drawing on the right) according to the
material, structure, strength and other factors of the mounting area
and the total weight of objects to be mounted.
–Power cables (AC/DC cables), wires (for an external sensor connection):
Prepare cables and wires of the appropriate specification. (
"Wire type and length")
●●Retain the cap removement tool and any unused sensor range caps as they may be needed
when making adjustments in the future.
By taking the sub monitor to the installation site, you can confirm the signal status
on the sub monitor’s screen.
Street
Visible image:
If your Video Intercom System includes a sub monitor, it can be used to easily check the signal status. (If there is no sub monitor, use a camera.)
■ Using the sub monitor to confirm
It is easy to
detect visitors
moving sideways in front of
the camera.
The camera detects temperature
differences of objects in the images
being displayed.
●●The sensor cannot easily detect
when there is no difference between
the temperatures of objects and the
surrounding environment, such as in
summer or during the daytime.
●●If the camera is mounted facing
a road, the sensor may detect
incorrectly due to interference caused
by the heat from passing cars.
External input terminal
Distance:
approx. 3 m
Heat sensor
Motion
detection
Part of viewed image (grey area)

(Part No. VL-PS240)
Street
Detection
range
Confirming the signal condition at the installation location


●●After connection, use the main monitor to select the contact type ([Make contact] or
[Break contact]) that matches the device. (
[External sensor] setting in the Operating
Instructions of the Video Intercom System)
Cover
The camera has 2 sensors: the motion detection sensor and the heat sensor.
Please read the following information about the camera’s motion detection sensor and heat sensor
before deciding where to mount the camera.
Motion
Motiondetection
detection sensor
Poor example

About the sensors (motion detection sensor and heat sensor)
Supplied accessories for installation
□ Wall mount bracket x 1
Ideal example
Sensor characteristics and detection range
Before installation
Choose an external sensor that is compatible with the specifications of the external input terminal.
Wall of house
■ Please read this guide carefully, and install the product safely and correctly by following the
instructions. Carefully read the information found in the section titled "For your safety" in
particular.
■ Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
■ The installation shall be carried out in accordance with all applicable installation rules.
■ Panasonic assumes no responsibility for injuries or property damage resulting from failures
arising out of improper installation or operation inconsistent with this guide. Additionally, any
resulting malfunction will not be covered under the warranty.
■ After installation, make sure to leave this guide with the customer.
●●It is generally said that "privacy" means the ability of an individual or group to stop information
about themselves from becoming known to people other than those whom they choose to give
the information. "Rights of portrait" means the right to be safe from having your own image taken
and used indiscriminately without consent.
About the external input terminal (for an external sensor connection)
To detect visitors at the entrance (gate) without detecting cars in the street
Wall of house
Precautions for installation
Note to the installer
Installation example A (detect visitors)
People pass in front
of the external sensor and are easy to
detect even if they
approach straight to
the camera.
By configuring the [Sensor selection]
setting so that only the external sensor
is used, cars visible by the camera are
less likely to be incorrectly detected.
Camera
Commercially available external sensor
●●The camera’s indicator lamp (C)
flashes in green during registration.
When registration is complete,
a beep sounds and the indicator
lamp lights in green.
3
To end the operation, press
on the main monitor.
(Rear of camera)
B
A
C
Confirming sensor detections
Installing the power supply unit and camera
Important:
●●Register the camera to the main monitor station before installation. (
reverse side)
●●Do not attach to a ceiling.
●●Do not install in areas directly exposed to water or rain.
●●Holes must be made in the wall for cables and wires to pass through. Panasonic takes no
responsibility for issues related to opening holes in walls.
●●Make sure to waterproof the holes made in walls.
●●Make sure you use the safety wire attached to the camera to prevent the camera from
falling.
●●Required pull-out capacity of a single screw is 294 N {30 kgf} or more. If this criteria is not
met, make sure to take additional measures to increase strength.
●●Do not use an impact driver. (This may lead to damaged screws or over tightening.)
■About the installation location
●● The device must be installed inside an electrical panel or cabinet.
●● A readily accessible disconnect device shall be incorporated external to the equipment.
- External disconnect device must be certified and have a creepage and clearance
distance of 3 mm or more.
2
Power supply unit (with cable covers
removed)
<AC cable>
45 mm
<Top view>
Water-resistant rubber
AC IN terminal
<DC cable>
25 mm
DC cable
binder hole
2
Remove the screws (B) and then remove
the cable covers (A).
3
Connect the AC/DC cable to the AC IN
terminal/DC OUT terminal on the top and
bottom of the power supply unit, and then
secure the wires by tightening the screws.
●● Recommended torque:
- AC terminal: 0.4 N·m {4.1 kgf·cm}
- DC terminal: 0.45 N·m {4.6 kgf·cm}
<Front view>
220-240 V AC
AC cable
*1
B
3
●●Secure the water-resistant rubber attached to
the cable to its original position.
DC OUT terminal
3
CAUTION
Connect wires to the external input terminal.
●●Refer to "About the external input terminal" on the reverse side and connect the wires
properly.
Insert the cables firmly all the
way into the terminals.
If the cables are not inserted all
the way, heat may be generated.
3-1 Strip the wires.
D
●●Refer to 2-2 of step 2 for stripping wires.
*1
Motion detection:
Cable binders (accessory)
5
Make sure to replace the cable covers (A).
Cable covers (A)
Screws (B)
Close the cover (push closed until it clicks).
5
Attach the camera to the wall mount bracket and secure it.
●●After attaching the 4 screws
(accessory), attach the screw covers.
1
2
3
Screws
(accessory)
●●Change the [Motion detection sensitivity]
setting (increase sensitivity)
1
1
Secure hook (b) to the DIN rail (C).
Hook (a)
2
6
Adjusting angle left and right:
1.Loosen screw A and adjust the
angle left or right.
Screw A
B
Install the camera
Adjusting angle up and down:
Screw B
Attach the wall mount bracket to the wall that has the cable access hole and
caulk the bracket.
1-1 Secure the wall mount bracket.
Vertical, flat wall
Mounting screws
(locally procured) × 4
1-2 Use a water-resistant sealant to caulk around the
bracket, except for the bottom part.
Waterresistant
sealant
46 mm
83.5 mm
DC cable
●●Recommended torque for screw
A, B: 0.7 N·m {7.1 kgf·cm}
7
Cable access
hole
The bottom part of the bracket
has a water drain hole on it; do
not caulk it
8
●●Mount the wall mount bracket so that the " UP" mark faces up, and caulk as shown
here, making sure to fill in any gaps.
(If the bracket is not properly waterproofed, water may enter, which may result in fire
or electric shock.)
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1.Hold the camera in one hand and
loosen screw B to adjust the angle up
or down.
2.Tighten screw B.
4
Turn on the camera, monitor the camera image, confirm the viewable area and the
camera audio. (
Operating Instructions of the Video Intercom System)
Area that motion was detected in (shown in yellow)
The sensor name is displayed for
about 1 second. When the sensor is triggered again, the name is
displayed.
About 6 m
About 4 m
Cap 2
(Example) Cap 3
(Example) Cap 3
(Example) Cap 3
Cap 3
Detection range
About 5 m
About 6 m
About 4 m
When lever is raised:
detection range" (
at right) and make
adjustments as explained below.
Heat sensor:
Motion detection:
●●Change the [Motion detection sensitivity]
setting (decrease sensitivity)
●●Change the [Motion detection range]
setting (change the range)
Viewable area
Cap 4
About 5 m
About 6 m
About 4 m
When you want to
make both
 sides
not detectable
Detection range
●●The detection range rotates according to the sensor range cap angle.
(Example 1) When there is an object on the right side of
the viewable area that you do not want to
be detected (house next door, street, etc.).
Attach one of caps 1-3 as shown on the right
according to the area you do not want to be
detected.
(Example 2) When there is an object in the top left of
the viewable area that you do not want
to be detected (cars in a street, etc.).
Changing the sensitivity of the heat sensor
Use the main monitor to change the camera’s [Heat sensor sensitivity] setting.
Example 1
(The heat sensor’s range of detection varies by the selected sensitivity.)
Example 2
Changing the setting (Example: Video Intercom System VL-SWD501 series)
Use the main monitor settings, select [Connected devices] → [Camera] → camera
number → [Sensor settings] → [Heat sensor sensitivity] → the sensitivity from the 4 levels.
Attach one of caps 1-3 as shown
above according to the area you
do not want to be detected
■ Heat sensor sensitivity and detection range
The detection range shown below is an approximation. (Varies by ambient temperature
and environment of installation location)
Ambient temperature: 20 °C
Normal (default setting):
High sensitivity:
From the top menu of the main monitor, touch
→
→
[Connected devices] → [Camera]→ camera number → [Sensor settings] →
When removing: Use the thick end of the cap removement tool (accessory) to remove.
①
②
③
Confirm the displayed message and then touch [Next].
Washer (accessory)
attach the safety wire to the wall.
(Example) When the heat sensor
makes a detection
You must trigger the
sensor at the camera
within about 20 minutes.
ンㄆㄔㄖㄍㄕ
View from above
About 6 m
Detection
range
View from above
About 5 m
Very low sensitivity:
When recording ends, touch [Result] and
confirm the recorded images (A-D).
①
②
Changing the detection range of the motion detection sensor
Use the main monitor to change the camera’s [Motion detection range] setting.
Changing the setting (Example: Video Intercom System VL-SWD501 series)
●●Touch an image (A-D) to display it fullscreen.
●●To perform a recording test again, touch
Use the main monitor settings, select [Connected devices] → [Camera] → camera number
→ [Sensor settings] → [Motion detection range] → the areas not subject to detection from
the 12 blocks, and then touch [Configure].
in the screen shown to the right,
and touch [Test again] when the screen
in step 3 is displayed.
Tab
●●By setting the areas that you do not want motion to be detected from the 12 blocks shown in
the screen below, you can narrow down the areas that motion can be detected in.
Result
ヒ
③
④
When using default setting:
(Example) When checking motion detection performance, a car in the street that
you do not want to be detected is displayed in the top of the screen
You can use the
[Recording before detection] setting to
retain images from up to 2 seconds before
the detection. (
Operating Instructions
of the Video Intercom System)
5
In the motion detection range screen, select the area containing the street that you do not
want to be detected.
To end the operation, press
.
View from above
About 3 m
Note:
●●When [High sensitivity] is selected, it is more likely that wind or objects outside the
viewable area will cause detections. (Use this setting only when the installation
environment absolutely requires it)
Changing the sensitivity of the motion detection sensor
Use the main monitor to change the camera’s [Motion detection sensitivity] setting. (You can
adjust the amount of motion that will be detected by setting the sensitivity setting.)
Changing the setting (Example: Video Intercom System VL-SWD501 series)
Use the main monitor settings, select [Connected devices] → [Camera] → camera
number → [Sensor settings] → [Motion detection sensitivity] → the sensitivity from the 4
levels.
■ Motion detection sensitivity setting (4 levels)
●●High sensitivity
●●Normal (default setting)
●●Low sensitivity
●●Very low sensitivity
B to D: Images from time of detection
until about 2 seconds after detection
Safety
wire
About 4 m
Detection
range
When using motion detection
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Live image
View from above
When attaching:
Rotate the tab on the cap toward the
top or at a 45-degree angle according to
the type of cap or direction, and attach
the cap on the camera as shown on the
right.
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Mounting screw
(locally procured)
Test the sensor detection and image recording. (
Detection
range
Low sensitivity:
>>>>>>Motion detection range
>>>>>>Motion detection range
Touch the areas that you do not
want to detect motion for.
Touch the areas that you do not
want to detect motion for.
at right)
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Configure
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Viewable area
(Example) Cap 1
A: Image from 1 second before detection
After you have adjusted the angle,
●●Attach the safety wire high on the wall so
that the camera does not strike anyone in
the event the camera becomes detached
from the wall.
●●Do not hang from the camera.
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(Example) Cap 1
About 5 m
Displayed when recording is complete
●●If you’re not satisfied with the viewable area, adjust the camera angle and confirm the
results.
●●If the Video Intercom System includes a sub monitor, take it to the camera installation
location and confirm the image displayed on the sub monitor while adjusting the camera
angle as necessary.
Wall mount
bracket
(Example) Cap 1
Motion detection
●●A screen such as the one shown on
the right is displayed on the main
monitor, and images from when the
detection occurred are retained (up
to 4 still images).
2.Tighten screw A.
1
Cap 1
Detection
range
3
Adjusting the camera angle.
View when looking from below
Hook (b)
The detection range shown below is an approximation. (Varies by ambient temperature
and environment of installation location)
●●The camera waits for the sensors to be triggered.
Loosen this screw
and move the camera
left or right
A
C
About 4 m
At time of purchase:
[Recording test].
View when looking
from below
It is difficult to tighten the screw when the
camera is facing forward. Using the method shown to the right, tighten the screw
after rotating the camera body to the left or
right.
Pull and hold the lever down (B).
■ Lever position and sensor detection range
■ Removing and attaching sensor range caps
When tightening screws
Hang hook (a) on the DIN rail (A).
Detection
range
Confirm if images are correctly recorded before and after images are recorded for sensor detections.
●●The operations described here are based on the VL-SWD501 series main monitor. See the
Operating Instructions of the Video Intercom System for more information.
Screw covers
(accessory)
Attach in the order described below so that hook (b) is positioned at the bottom.
About 6 m
Testing the sensor detection images
●●Recommended torque:
1.2 N·m {12.2 kgf·cm}
Attach to the DIN rail
About 5 m
Detection
range
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●●Use the sensor range caps
●●Change the angle of the heat sensor
●●Change the [Heat sensor sensitivity]
setting (decrease sensitivity)
●●Change the [Heat sensor sensitivity]
setting (increase sensitivity)
When the lever is raised:
Lever
When you want
to make one side
not detectable
Heat sensor:
4
Detection
range
.
Refer to "Adjusting sensor sensitivity and
detection range" (
at right) and make
adjustments as explained below.
C
At time of purchase:
Approximate detection range (view when looking from above)
20 ºC
0 ºC
30 ºC
Motion detection:
■When detections are not made prop- ■When incorrect detections are made
erly
Refer to "Adjusting sensor sensitivity and
●●Insert the wires while pressing the terminal buttons with the tip of a screwdriver.
the AC/DC cables (double-coated area) to
the power supply unit.
Name of sensor which made the detection
When detections are not made correctly or when incorrect detections are made
3-2 Remove the water-resistant rubber (C)
from the camera and attach it to the
wires.
*1 Make sure that there are no bare wires
exposed outside the product.
Screws
Use the cable binders (accessory) to secure
To end the operation, press
Standard (attached
to camera)
●●The camera image turns off automatically after about 20 minutes when confirming the sensor. If
20 minutes pass while confirming, start over from the beginning.
●●You can also use the above procedure to confirm a commercially available external sensor, if
connected.
3-3 Connect the wires to the terminals (D) and reattach
the water-resistant rubber and secure it in its original
position.
4
Heat sensor
Note:
If connecting an external sensor
In addition to the standard cap (already attached to the camera), there are four cap types
(caps 1-4). Each cap prevents a different area from being detected and can be attached
at 45-degree increments. Refer to the following and attach the proper cap at the proper
angle.
Cap type
●●Recommended torque:
0.8 N·m {8.2 kgf·cm}
●●Refer to the drawing in 2-3 of step 2.
DC cable
24 V DC
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●●When sensors make a detection
– The camera’s LED lights and indicator lamp
flash.
– The display on the main monitor changes as
shown to the right according to the sensor type
selected in step 1.
2-4 Loosen the screws (B) and push in the wires
of the DC cable to the terminal connectors
(non-polar), then tighten the screws.
<Bottom view>
7 mm
A
You can use the heat sensor adjustment lever on the camera to set the heat sensor to one
of two positions.
●●The detection area is an approximation for when the [Heat sensor sensitivity] setting
(
"Changing the sensitivity of the heat sensor", below right) is set to [Normal].
(Varies by ambient temperature at camera installation location)
Heat sensor:
Check whether the sensor is not triggered by
subjects that you do not want to detect, such
as people or cars moving on a street.
AC cable
binder hole
7 mm
■Sensor range cap types and detection range
■Confirm with a subject that you do not
want to detect
Pass the DC cable through the recessed area
of the water-resistant rubber and attach the
cable.
Changing the angle of the heat sensor
[Check sensors] → tap each type of sensor to confirm.
Check whether the sensor is triggered at the
location where you want to detect movement,
with people moving in the direction you want
to detect.
2-3 Remove the water-resistant rubber (A) from the camera and attach it to the DC
cable.
Connect the power supply unit (accessory) and AC/DC cables (locally procured).
Using the sensor range caps
If there are objects that you do not want the heat sensor to detect, you can limit the detectable
area by attaching the sensor range caps.
■Confirm with a subject that you want
to detect
12 mm
When using the heat sensor
From the top menu of the main monitor, touch
→
→
[Connected devices] → [Camera] → camera number → [Sensor settings] →
You must trigger the
sensor at the camera
within about 20 minutes.
32 mm
Lift the tab
to open the
cover
How to connect the power cable (AC/DC)
2
2-2 Strip the DC cable.
Cover
●● Make sure you turn off the power at the breaker before performing any wiring work.
●● Always connect AC or DC cables to the appropriate connection terminals. Incorrectly
connecting the AC or DC cables may damage the power supply unit.
●● To prevent the power cables from disconnecting and to prevent electric shock, secure the
power cables using the cable binders (accessory) and attach the cable covers.
Strip the AC/DC cables as follows:
1
●●The camera waits for the sensors to be triggered and live images from the camera are
displayed.
Open the cover on the rear and connect the DC cable.
2-1 Open the cover.
■Precautions for wiring
1
Use the main monitor to confirm the detections made by the heat sensor or motion detection.
●●The operations described here are based on the VL-SWD501 series main monitor. See the
Operating Instructions of the Video Intercom System for more information.
Install the camera (continued)
Install the power supply unit
Adjusting sensor sensitivity and detection range
Configure
Motion will not be detected in areas
with an "X".
If you want to detect small changes in
motion, select [High sensitivity], and select
[Low sensitivity] or [Very low sensitivity] if you
want to detect only drastic changes in motion.
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