Quick Installation Guide SkyIPCam 250W Wireless Network Camera Model # AIC250W

Quick Installation Guide SkyIPCam 250W Wireless Network Camera Model # AIC250W

SkyIPCam 250W Wireless Network Camera

Model # AIC250W

Quick Installation Guide

Ver. 1B

Section 1

This Quick Installation Guide only provides the basic instructions. For more detailed information, please refer to the User’s Manual in the supplied CD.

Getting Started

Note: Before using the IP Camera, you’ll need to perform the following tasks:

1. Connect the IP Camera to your network.

2. Install the Setup Wizard.

3. Gather information about your local network address and wireless settings.

4. Configure the IP Camera using the Setup Wizard.

Please follow the steps in this Guide carefully to ensure proper setup of the IP Camera.

Caution:

The IP Camera is designed for indoor use only. Direct exposure to sunlight may cause permanent damage to the CMOS sensor. When operating in extremely bright environment, an iris lens or sun visor is recommended to protect the IP Camera.

Step 1

Connect one end of a network cable to the IP Camera and connect the other end to one of the

LAN ports of the router or switch (See the diagram below).

Step 2

Power on the IP Camera by connecting one end of the supplied power adapter to the power jack of the Camera and connecting the other end to an electrical outlet.

Step 3

Verify that all the lights on the Camera are lit. If not, verify that all the connections are secure and try again.

Section 2

Installing the Setup Wizard

Step 1

Insert the provided CD and wait for the autorun screen to appear.

Step 2

Click on Install Wizard.

Note: If the autorun screen does not appear automatically, go to Start, Run, type D:\autorun.exe

(where D is the letter of your CD drive) and click OK.

Step 3

Click Next.

Step 4

Click Yes to accept the License Agreement.

Step 5

Click Next to accept the default Destination Folder.

Step 6

Click Finish to complete the installation.

Section 3

Gathering Information

Note: Before using the Setup Wizard, you’ll need to take note of your local network address and wireless settings.

Step 1

Click on Start, Run, and type command (for Windows 95/98/ME) or cmd (for Windows 2000/

XP) and click OK. The command prompt will appear.

Step 2

At the command prompt, type ipconfig and press Enter.

Step 3

Write down the information for the IP Address, Subnet Mask, and Default Gateway.

Step 4

Write down the following values for your wireless settings:

1. Network Name (SSID)

2. Channel Number

3. Wireless Encryption Settings

The IP Camera needs to use the same wireless settings in order for it to work properly. You may gather these information from the web configuration utility of your wireless router.

Section 4

Using the Setup Wizard

Step 1

Go to Start > (All) Programs > AirLink101 IP Camera Setup Wizard.

Step 2

Select the IP Camera you want to configure from the list and click on the Wizard button.

Step 3

If the Camera’s default IP Address is on a different subnet, the following message will appear.

Click Yes to continue.

Note: If you do not receive this message, skip to

Step 9

.

Step 4

Enter admin for both the Admin ID and Password and click OK.

Step 5

In the IP Address field, change the first three numbers to match your local network address.

For example: If your computer’s IP Address is

192.168.2

.100

, change the first three numbers to

192.168.2

as well but leave the last number

240

alone.

Step 6

Enter the Subnet Mask and Gateway fields with exactly the same values as you got from running

ipconfig. Click OK to continue.

Step 7

After the Camera has restarted, click the Exit button to close the Setup Wizard.

Step 8

Start the Setup Wizard again and make sure the Current IP Address field displays the new IP

Address. Select the Camera and click on the Wizard button.

Step 9

The Setup Wizard appears asking you to change the Admin ID and Password. The default Admin

ID and Password is admin.

Step 10

Enter admin for both the Admin ID and Password field, click on the Change checkboxes and enter the New ID and New Password and click Next.

Step 11

If you need to change the Camera’s IP Address because another network device is already using the same address, you can assign a new address here and click Next.

Step 12

Enter the Network Name (SSID) of your access point / wireless router in the SSID field and select the encryption setting of your wireless network (None / WEP / WPA-PSK) from the Security

Mode drop-down menu and click Next.

Note: If you do not have wireless encryption enabled, you may skip to

Step 14

.

WEP

Step 13a

Select the same Encryption Mode (64 Bit / 128 Bit), Key Format (HEX / ASCII), Default Key

(Key 1 ~ Key 4), and enter the same WEP keys (passwords) as your wireless network in the appropriate field and click Next. Skip to

Step 15

.

WPA-PSK

Step 13b

Select the same Key Format (HEX / ASCII) and enter the same Pre-Shared Key

(passphrase) as your wireless network and click Next. Skip to

Step 15

.

Step 14

Click Next.

Step 15

Verify that all the fields are correct and click Restart to save the settings and reboot the

Camera.

Section 5

Viewing Images

Note: The following steps describe how to view images from within the same local area network as the

IP Camera. To view images from an external network such as the Internet, please refer to the User’s

Manual on the provided CD for further instructions.

Step 1

At the Setup Wizard, select the desired Camera from the list and click on the Web Config button.

Step 2

The default page appears. You can view live video by selecting either the ActiveX Mode (Internet

Explorer) or the Java Mode (Internet Explorer and Netscape).

Step 3

Turn the Camera’s lens clockwise or counter-clockwise to focus.

Note: ActiveX and/or Java Applet must be installed and enabled on your Web Browser

(Internet Explorer or Netscape) before you can view the live videos. For more information, please refer to the User’s Manual on the provided CD.

Step 4

If you need to install Java Virtual Machine on your computer, do not follow the on-screen XP instructions. Rather, go to www.java.com/en/download/manual.jsp

and follow the instructions on that web site to download and install the required Java software.

The IP Camera is ready for use now.

Section 6

Verifying Wireless Connection

Note: You should use a wired connection to verify the wireless connection status before unplugging the network cable from the IP Camera.

Step 1

At the Setup Wizard, select the desired Camera from the list and click on the Web Config button.

Step 2

Click on System Administration to enter the Web Configuration Utility.

Step 3

Enter admin for both the User name and Password and click OK.

Step 4

Click on Wireless. Verify that the Connection Mode is Infrastructure and the Link is Yes. Also verify that the SSID matches the SSID of your wireless router.

Note: If the Link does not say Yes, click on the Refresh button until it displays Yes.

Step 5

Once the Link Status is Yes, you may unplug the Camera’s network cable from the wireless router and place the Camera at the desired location.

Section 6

Technical Support

E-mail: [email protected]

Toll Free: 1-888-746-3238

Web Site: www.airlink101.com

*Theoretical maximum wireless signal rate based on IEEE standard 802.11g specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, mix of wireless products used, radio frequency interference (e.g., cordless telephones and microwaves) as well as network overhead lower actual data throughput rate.

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