CHAPTER 1 ... 2 INTRODUCTION TO YOUR CAMERA ... 2 1.1 Checking the Package Contents ... 2 1.2 Getting to Know Your Camera ... 2 1.3 Features and Benefits ... 4 1.4 System Requirement ... 4 CHAPTER 2 ... 5 HARDW ARE INSTALL ATION ...
HAPTER NTRODUCTION 1.1 Checking the Package Contents Check the items contained in the package carefully. You should have the following: One SkyIPCam1500W Wireless N Night Vision Network Camera. One Antenna. One AC Power Adapter. One Camera Stand. One Ethernet Cable (Cat.5). One Installation CD-ROM.
1.3 Features and Benefits Audio Capability The built-in microphone allows you to capture and monitor sounds and voices. Day & Night Surveillance Supported The six Infrared LEDs around the standard lens assembly enable the camera to capture crystal clear images in dark environments or at night. When the Light Sensor detects low light levels, the camera captures the images in black &...
HAPTER ARDWARE NSTALLATION 2.1 Installing the Wall Mount Kit The camera comes with a camera stand, which uses a swivel ball screw head to lock to the camera’s screw hole. When the camera stand is attached, you can place the camera anywhere by mounting the camera through the three screw holes located in the base of the camera stand.
If you use a wireless network in your application environment, you need to attach the included external antenna to the camera. When the camera is powered on, the camera will automatically search any access point with “default” SSID and with security encryption disabled.
HAPTER OFTWARE NSTALLATION 3.1 Installing SkyIPCam Utility and UltraView Step 1 Insert the provided CD into your computer’s CD ROM drive. Step 2 Click on Install Utility and Software. Note: If you do not see the autorun menu pops up on the screen, please go to your CD-ROM drive > UltraView folder >...
Windows 7 and Vista users: an AutoPlay window pops up on screen, please make sure you give permission to run the setup program by clicking Autorun.exe. Step 3 Click Install to install the SkyIPCam utility and UltraView.
3.2 Configuring the Camera Step 1 Go to Start > (All) Programs > Airlink101 SkyIPCam UltraView > SkyIPCam Utiliy Step 2 Click on Search to find the camera on your network. Select the Camera you wish to configure and click on Link. Note If the Camera you wish to configure does not show up in the utility, make sure the camera is properly connected to the same local network as your computer is, and the Green LED should be on.
Step 3 When you are prompted for the user name and password, enter “admin” for both User name and Password, and click OK. Step 4 The camera viewing window will appear. Click on Setup, then click on Smart Wizard.
Step 5 You may change the default Camera Name and enter a name for the Location if you like. Then enter “admin” for both Admin Password and Confirm Password. Click Next. Step 6 You may simply accept the suggested default setting DHCP if your router’s DHCP server is enabled, so the router will automatically assign a dynamic IP address to your camera.
Step 7 If you would like to set up email alerts that you can receive in the future, enter your email information here. You can get this information from your Email Service Provider. You can also set this up at a later time. Click Next. Step 8 Enter the Network ID (SSID) of your wireless network, or click on Site Survey and select from the list.
Step 9 Confirm your settings at this page. If everything is correct, click Apply to save the settings, then the camera will restart in 50 seconds. Step 10 After the camera is restarted, unplug the network cable from it. It will take around 1 or 2 minutes for the camera to connect wirelessly to your wireless router/AP.
3.3 Viewing Images Method A > Access Camera from SkyIPCam Utility Step 1A Open Airlink101 SkyIPCam Utility, select the camera you wish to connect to and click on Link button. Go to Step 3. Method B > Access Camera from Web Browser Step 1B If you assigned a static IP address for your camera (at Step 6, Chapter 3.2), you may open the Web Browser on your computer.
Step 3 Enter administrator’s user name and password of the camera, then click OK. The default user name and password are both “admin” if you did not make any change to it at Step 5, Chapter 3.2. Step 4 Internet Explorer User: If this is the first time for your computer to view image from the web configuration page, you will be prompted to install the ActiveX Control.
Step 5 Click on Run, then you will be able to view the image. Note If you are using Mozilla Firefox or Safari and you are not able to view any image, please make sure you have Java and Quick Time add-ons installed. Step 6 To get a clear view of images, you can simply rotate the camera’s lens clockwise or counter- clockwise to adjust the focus.
HAPTER ONFIGURATION 4.1 Using the Web Configuration You can access and manage the camera through the Web browser and the provided software application SkyIPCam UltraView. This chapter describes the Web Configuration, and guides you through the configuration of the camera by using the web browser. To configure the camera, click Setup on the main page of Web Configuration.
Basic >> Date & Time Date & Time TimeZone: Select the proper time zone for the region from the pull-down menu. Synchronize with PC: Select this option and the date & time settings of the camera will be synchronized with the connected computer. Synchronize with NTP Server: Select this option and the time will be synchronized with the NTP Server.
Basic >> User Administrator You can use this option to change administrator’s password for your camera. General User User Name: Enter the user’s name you want to add to use the camera. Password: Enter the password for the new user. When you are finished, click Add/Modify to add the new user to the camera.
4.3 Network Settings The Network menu contains three sub-menus that provide the network settings for the camera, such as the IP Setting, DDNS Setting, IP Filter, and Wireless Network. Network >> Network IP Setting This item allows you to select the IP address mode and set up the related configuration. DHCP: The default setting is DHCP and it uses your network’s DHCP server.
Primary/ DNS (Domain Name System) translates Secondary DNS domain names into IP addresses. Enter the Primary DNS and Secondary DNS that are provided by ISP. It is usually recommended that you input the Default Gateway of your network, which is the IP address of your router.
Network >> IP Filter The IP Filter setting allows the administrator of the camera to limit the users within a certain range of IP addresses to access the camera. Start/End IP Address Assign a range of IP addresses that are not allowed to access the camera by entering the Start IP address and End IP address.
Network >> Wireless Setting The camera supports WLAN while you use the wireless network. Select the Enable option to enable this feature. The camera supports Wireless feature that can connect to your wireless network. Select the Enable option to enable this feature. Network ID (SSID): Keep the default setting of this option to connect the camera to any access point under the infrastructure network mode.
Encryption: Select the WEP option to enable the data encryption feature to secure the camera within the wireless network. Format: Once you enable the Encryption feature, you need to determine the encryption format by selecting ASCII or HEX. ASCII format causes each character you type to be interpreted as an eight-bit value.
Network >> Wireless >> WPS Setting The camera supports WPS (WiFi Protected Setup™) feature that allows your camera to connect to the wireless network easily and safely without manually configuring the wireless security settings. note that Your AP/Router must support WPS feature as well. If you are not sure, please refer to the manufacturer’s manual of your AP/Router.
4.4 Setting up Video & Audio The Video & Audio menu contains three sub-menus that provide the video and audio settings for the camera. Video & Audio >> Camera Image Setting Brightness: Adjust the brightness level from 0 ~ 100. Contrast: Adjust the contrast level from 0 ~ 100.
Video & Audio >> Video MJPEG Video Resolution: Select the desired video resolution from the three formats: VGA, QVGA and QQVGA. The higher setting (VGA) obtains better video quality while it uses more resource within your network. Video Quality: Select the desired image quality from five levels: Lowest, Low, Medium, High, and Highest.
4.5 Event Server Configuration The Event Server menu contains two sub-menus that allow you to upload images to FTP, and send emails that include still images. When you complete the required settings for FTP, or Email, click Test to find out if the related configuration is correct or not.
Event Server Setting >> Email Email SMTP Server Address: Enter the mail server address. For example, mymail.com. Sender Email Address: Enter the email address of the user who will send the email. For example, John@mymail.com. Sender User Name: Enter the user name to login the mail server. Sender Password: Enter the password to login the mail server.
4.6 Motion Detect *This function can only be configured in Windows Internet Explorer. The Motion Detect menu contains the command and option that allow you to enable and set up the motion detection feature of the camera. The camera provides two detecting areas. To enable the detecting area, select Window 1 or 2 from the pull-down list, and then check Enable.
4.7 Event Configuration The Event Config menu contains five sub-menus that provide the commands to configure event profiles. Event Configuration >> General Setting Snapshot/Recording Subfolder: You can assign a descriptive name for the subfolder to save the captured image/video files. Otherwise, leave this option blank to use the default setting.
Event Configuration >> Arrange Schedule Profile This sub-menu displays the scheduled profile(s). To customize the profile, click Add and then enter a descriptive name for the profile in the prompt dialog window. After entering the profile name, click OK and the profile is added to the Schedule Profiles list.
Event Configuration >> Motion Detection Trigger Select the Enable option to enable the motion detection trigger function of the camera, so that you can send captured images within the detecting area to the FTP server or email receiver. You have to configure corresponding settings, such as FTP server and email server, to enable this feature.
4.8 Tools The Tools menu provides the commands that allow you to restart or reset the camera. You can also backup and restore your configuration, and upgrade the firmware for the camera. Factory Reset Click Reset to restore all factory default settings for the camera. System Reboot Click Reboot to restart the camera just like turning the device off and on.
Information The Information menu displays the current configuration and events log of the camera. Device Info Display the Basic, Video & Audio, and Network settings of the camera. System Log The Logs table displays the events log recorded by the system.
HAPTER SING 5.1 Starting the Program To start UltraView Pro, click Start UltraView. Alternatively, you can start the program by simply double-clicking the program icon on the desktop of your computer. In the login window, enter the User name/Password and click OK to log in. If this is the first time you start the program and log in, use the default user name / password: NOTE For security purpose, you are highly recommended to change the default user name and...
5.2 Main Window and Item Feature When you start and login to UltraView, the Main window will display as below: The Main window provides you with the information on operating the system, as well as the control panel such as the Quick Launch buttons, and so on. NOTE UltraView Software requires the resolution setting to be1024 x 768 or higher.
Camera View Mode buttons in this area allow you to switch the camera view mode. Button Function Display the connected camera(s) in single camera view mode. Display the connected camera(s) in quad view mode. Display the connected camera(s) in 3 x 3 grid view mode.