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4-173-496-14 (1)
Video Network Station
User's Guide
Software Version 1.2
Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly
and retain it for future reference.
SNT-EX101/SNT-EX101E
SNT-EX104/SNT-EP104
SNT-EX154/SNT-EP154
SNT-RS1U/SNT-RS3U
© 2009 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 4-173-496-14 (1) Video Network Station User’s Guide Software Version 1.2 Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. SNT-EX101/SNT-EX101E SNT-EX104/SNT-EP104 SNT-EX154/SNT-EP154 SNT-RS1U/SNT-RS3U © 2009 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Administrating the unit Table of Contents Basic Operations of the Administrator Menu ..............31 How to set up the Administrator menu .....31 Overview Configuration of the Administrator menu ..32 Features ..............4 Configuring the System — System Menu ..33 How to Use This User’s Guide ......5 System Tab ............33 System Requirements ..........
  • Page 3 Sending an Image via E-mail — e-Mail (SMTP) What are VMF functions-Video Motion Menu ..............61 Filter ..............82 Common Tab — Setting the e-Mail (SMTP) Setting items for motion detection ....83 Function ............61 VMF setting items ..........85 Alarm sending Tab — Setting the e-mail sending Simple motion detection function .....89 mode when detecting the alarm ......
  • Page 4: Overview

    Overview NOTICE TO USERS © 2009 Sony Corporation. All rights reserved. This manual or the software described herein, in whole or in part, may not be reproduced, translated or reduced to any machine readable form without prior written Features approval from Sony Corporation.
  • Page 5: How To Use This User's Guide

    How to Use This User’s System Requirements Guide The following computer environment is necessary for the computer to display images and the controls of the This User’s Guide explains how to operate the video camera. network station from a computer. (August 2009) The User’s Guide is designed to be read on the computer display.
  • Page 6: Preparation

    Assigning an IP address using SNC Preparation toolbox The Preparation section explains what the administrator Insert the CD-ROM in your CD-ROM drive. has to prepare for monitoring images after installation A cover page appears automatically in your Web and connection of the unit. browser.
  • Page 7 Set the IP address. To obtain the IP address automatically from a DHCP server: Select Obtain an IP address automatically. The IP address, Subnet mask and Default gateway are assigned automatically. Note When you select Obtain an IP address automatically, make sure that the DHCP server is operating on the network.
  • Page 8: When Using Windows Xp Service Pack 2 Or Later

    The viewer screen of the video network station is If the message “File Download – Security Warning” displayed on the Web browser. appears, click Run. Display sample Program name Note If you select Save in the “File Download – Security Warning”...
  • Page 9 If the information bar appears, click on the bar and select Select Windows Firewall and select Off in the Install ActiveX Control…. Windows Firewall dialog. If “ Internet Explorer – Security Warning” appears, click Install. Program name The installation of ActiveX Control starts. When installation is completed, the main viewer or the Motion detection menu appears.
  • Page 10: When Using Windows Vista

    In the Add Program dialog, select SNC toolbox and If the pop-up “AutoPlay” appears when a CD-ROM is click OK. inserted into the CD-ROM drive, click Install or run program. SNC toolbox is added to the Programs and Services list. Click OK.
  • Page 11 If the message “User Account Control – Windows needs Note your permission to continue” appears, click Continue. If you select Save in the “File Download – Security Warning” dialog, you will not be able to perform If “Internet Explorer – Security Warning” appears, click installation correctly.
  • Page 12 Select Off in the “General” tab. Click OK. When the above procedure is completed, the video The video network station will be displayed in the network station connected in the local network are list. displayed in SNC toolbox. If you want to keep Windows Firewall On, continue with the following steps.
  • Page 13: When Using Windows 7

    If the message “File Download - Security Warning” When using Windows 7 appears, click Run. Installing software A warning message regarding the active contents may appear when you install software such as SNC toolbox from the CD-ROM. In this case, operate as follows: Example: In case of SNC toolbox If the pop-up “AutoPlay”...
  • Page 14 Configuring Windows Firewall To turn Windows Firewall on SNC toolbox may not operate correctly depending on Select Control Panel from the Start menu of the configuration of Windows Firewall. (No cameras are Windows. shown in the list even if they are detected.) In this case, confirm the Windows Firewall configuration as follows: Click Windows Firewall.
  • Page 15: Accessing The System Using The Web Browser

    Add program. Accessing the System Using the Web Browser After the IP address has been assigned to the unit, check that you can actually access the system using the Web browser installed on your computer. Use Internet Explorer as a Web browser. Start the Web browser on the computer and type the IP address of the unit in the URL address bar.
  • Page 16 When Internet Explorer 6 is used When the viewer of the unit is displayed “Security Alert” dialog may appear according to the for the first time status of the certificate. In this case, click Yes to “Security Warning” is displayed. When you click Yes, continue.
  • Page 17 When using antivirus software, etc., on the computer • When you use antivirus software, security software, personal firewall or pop-up blocker on your computer, the system performance may be reduced, for example, the frame rate for displaying the image may be lower. •...
  • Page 18: Basic Configuration By The Administrator

    Basic Configuration by the Administrator You can monitor the camera image by logging in with the initial conditions set for this video network station. You can also set various functions according to the installing position, network conditions or purpose of the camera.
  • Page 19: Operating The Unit

    – – – Usable function – Not usable function * SNT-EX101/SNT-EX101E/SNT-EX104/ SNT-EX154 only The access rights of the administrator and the user can be set in “Setting the User — User Menu” of the Administrator menu on page 57. Administrator and User...
  • Page 20: Logging In To System

    Plug-in free Viewer Logging in to System This viewer allows the user to select from three image display methods: JPEG, JPEG/FLASH or ActiveX Viewer. JPEG method: JPEG images will be displayed in Logging in as a user sequence. JPEG/FLASH method: JPEG images will be displayed Start the Web browser on your computer and type in sequence.
  • Page 21: Configuration Of Main Viewer

    Control panel section Configuration of Main You can drag the panels to the monitor screen and Viewer configure them. To return to the operation panel, drag the panel and This section explains the functions of the parts and configure the operation panel. controls of the main viewer.
  • Page 22: Camera Control Panel

    (Capture) On this panel, you can control the pan/tilt/home position of the camera, adjust the zoom and switch focus mode Click to capture a still image shot by the camera and to (page 24). In addition, you can obtain authority to store it in the computer.
  • Page 23: Monitor Image

    The configured functions are displayed as buttons on Each click switches the transmission mode of the video/ this panel. audio data between TCP mode, Unicast mode, and Multicast mode (page 26). Click the function button you want to use on the Trigger panel.
  • Page 24: Operating The Camera

    Control bar Operating the Camera The following operation buttons are available. You can control pan/tilt, zoom and focus. Setting Notes You can set the streaming method, image size, • This operation is not available on the SNT-EP104 or frame rate, PTZ operation mode, trigger selection SNT-EP154.
  • Page 25: Moving The Camera To A Preset Position

    Moving the camera to a preset Using the Trigger Button position You can execute various functions by clicking their Select a preset position name from the Preset position respective buttons on the Trigger panel. panel. The camera will move to the preset position that you have stored in memory using the Preset position menu (page 59).
  • Page 26: Controlling Alarm Output

    The number of selectable alarm output terminals is as Firewall” in “When using Windows XP Service Pack follows: 2 or later” on page 9, “Configuring Windows SNT-EX101/SNT-EX101E: 2 Firewall” in “When using Windows Vista” on page 11, SNT-EX104/SNT-EX154: 4 or “Configuring Windows Firewall” in “When using SNT-EP104/SNT-EP154: None Windows 7”...
  • Page 27: Using The System Utility

    Multicast: This protocol is selectable when Using the System Utility Multicast streaming (page 41) is On. When Multicast is selected as the transmission port, RTP (Real-time Transport Protocol) and UDP multicast You can download system utility from the tools tab on techniques are adopted for video/audio the main menu.
  • Page 28: Connection Tab

    Connection tab Note This function cannot be used with video network station. Audio tab You can set the connection method. Select the start-up connection from: TCP, Unicast, and Multicast. If TCP connection is selected, you can configure proxy settings by selecting Use proxy. Volume Muting: Select this option to Muting sound at start-up.
  • Page 29: Snc Desktop Viewer

    Using the SNC desktop viewer Note When installation is finished, SNC desktop viewer is When using the Windows VISTA or Windows 7 displayed on the side bar of Windows Vista or Desktop operating system, you can not capture a still image shot in the case of Windows 7.
  • Page 30 How to control PTZ Select the PTZ operation mode for the Gadget screen from the options Area zoom, PTZ control bar, and Vector dragging. Click (Exit) to exit Gadget. When you click (Set), you will see the following setting screen. Using the System Utility...
  • Page 31: Administrating The Unit

    Click the menu name (example: System) on the left Administrating the unit side of the Administrator menu. The clicked menu appears. This section explains how to set the functions of the unit Example: “System” menu by the Administrator. For details about monitoring the camera image, see “Operating the unit”...
  • Page 32: Configuration Of The Administrator Menu

    Preset position Configuration of the Administrator Displays the Preset position menu to register a position menu you want to save. “Tour function,” which rotates the registered positions, is also set here. (“Saving the Camera Position and Action — Preset position Menu” on page 59) e-Mail (SMTP) Displays the e-Mail (SMTP) menu for sending an e-...
  • Page 33: Configuring The System - System Menu

    Schedule Configuring the System Displays the Schedule menu for the Preset position function, e-Mail (SMTP) function, FTP client function, — System Menu Image memory function and Alarm output function, Voice alert function, etc. (“Setting the Schedule — Schedule Menu” on page 80) When you click System in the Administrator menu,...
  • Page 34: Date & Time Tab

    Maximum wait number Adjust Sets the number of users who are permitted to wait for Select how to set the day and time. their turn for control authority during operation by one user. The selectable number is from 0 to 10. This is Keep current setting: Select if you do not need to set effective when Exclusive control mode is set to On.
  • Page 35: Superimpose Tab

    Advanced: Click the Setting button in Date to Superimpose Tab configure the format of date/time and the separator. Select whether to superimpose the camera ID and/or In Camera ID, you can configure the Camera ID date & time on the image or not. string setting and upload Superimpose Logo.
  • Page 36: Initialize Tab

    Restore preset position and privacy Initialize Tab masking settings If you select this, the stored setting data of the camera, the preset position data and the privacy masking data are loaded. Notes • With Restore setting, some items in the Network menu (page 41) cannot be restored.
  • Page 37: System Log Tab

    Delete thumbnails Setting the Camera Click Delete to delete the thumbnails set in the Preset Setting menu. Image and Audio Note — Camera Menu This operation is not available on the SNT-EP104 or SNT-EP154. When you click Camera in the Administrator menu, the Camera menu appears.
  • Page 38: Picture Tab

    Mic volume Picture Tab When microphone input is selected, set the volume level of the audio input from the microphone input connector. You can set the color condition, brightness, etc., of the It is adjustable from -10 to +10. camera. Display sample: Codec Select the bit rate of audio from the microphone input...
  • Page 39: Privacy Masking Tab

    Color Privacy Masking tab Specify the color of privacy masks. This setting is Using the privacy masking enables you to hide images common to every privacy mask. by masking specified parts of the images when The colors used are as follows: streaming.
  • Page 40: Video Codec Tab

    Video codec Tab Notes Use this tab to set the items for the video codec. • The actual frame rate and bit rate may be different depending on the image size, shooting scene, or network condition. • When Adaptive rate control is set to On, the maximum transmission rate will be the values set in Frame rate and Bit rate.
  • Page 41: Configuring The Network - Network Menu

    Audio port number Configuring the Network Specify the transmission port number of the audio data. It is initially set to 50002. Specify an even number from — Network Menu 1024 to 65534. Two port numbers (the number specified here and an odd number with 1 added to the specified number) are used for audio data communication and When you click Network...
  • Page 42: Host Name

    Note Note When you select Obtain an IP address automatically The domain suffix is sent to the DHCP server as FQDN (DHCP), make sure that a DHCP server is operating on (Fully Qualified Domain Name) information when Host the network. name is set.
  • Page 43: Qos Tab

    Protocol QoS Tab Select the protocol. In the QoS tab, traffic priority can be set by configuring the number, network address, subnet (prefix), port, DSCP protocol and/or DSCP of IPv4 or IPv6. Set a value to mark the data traffic (0 ~ 63). A maximum of 10 addresses (No.1 to No.10) can be This value is set in the DSCP field included in the IP registered.
  • Page 44: Dynamic Ip Address Notification Tab - Notifying The Ip Address

    Prefix Dynamic IP address notification Enter the prefix value of the target on which to perform Tab — Notifying the IP Address QoS. When Obtain an IP address automatically (DHCP) is selected in the Network tab, you can send notification of The prefix value represents the number of bits from the completion of the network settings using the SMTP or left side of the network address.
  • Page 45 Off: Select if no authentication is required when an e- Administrator e-mail address mail is sent. Type the e-mail address of the camera administrator, On: Select if authentication is required when an e-mail using up to 64 characters. This is used as the reply is sent.
  • Page 46: Setting The Ssl Function - Ssl Menu

    OK/Cancel Setting the SSL function See “Buttons common to every menu” on page 31. — SSL Menu About the special tags You can use the following five special tags to allow When you click in the Administrator menu, the notification of the settings acquired by DHCP, such as an SSL menu appears.
  • Page 47 When you use SSL connection for the first time Use the camera’s built-in certificate (For test use): When you use SSL connection only with the SSL This mode uses the certificate and private key pair function On, you cannot access the unit if the SSL generated by “Generating a self-signed certificate”...
  • Page 48: Ca Certificate Tab - Adding The Ca Certificate For Client Authentication

    Status OK/Cancel Shows if the status of the certificate is valid or invalid. See “Buttons common to every menu” on page 31. The following statuses are recognised. Note Valid: The certificate is correctly stored and set. Invalid: The certificate is not correctly stored and set. When you click OK after changing SSL setting, close Possible causes are as follows: the main viewer and the setting window once.
  • Page 49: How To Install The Ca Certificate

    On the PC, save the certificate of the CA center that Note signed the certificate that is to be stored in the unit. Import process will be invalid if the selected file is not a The extension of the certificate file is normally CA certificate.
  • Page 50: To Remove An Installed Ca Certificate

    Click Next. To remove an installed CA certificate In Internet Explorer, click in the order Tools, Internet options, Content tab and Certificates. The Certificates dialog appears. Select Automatically selects the certificate store based on the type of certificate and click Next. Completing the Certificate Import Wizard appears.
  • Page 51: Using The 802.1x Authentication Function - 802.1x Menu

    Select Certificates from the list, then click Add. Using the 802.1X Certificate Snap-in is displayed. Authentication Function Select Computer account as the certificate administrated in this Snap-in, then click Next. — 802.1X Menu Select Local Computer as the computer When you click 802.1X in the Administrator menu, the administrated in this Snap-in, then click Finish.
  • Page 52: Common Tab - Basic Setting Of 802.1x Authentication Function

    Supplicant EAP identity A supplicant is a device that connects to the Type the user name to identify the client in the 802.1X authentication server to join the network. This unit authentication server using 3 to 253 characters. serves as a supplicant in the 802.1X network. The supplicant can enter the 802.1X network after EAP password appropriate authentication by the authentication server.
  • Page 53: Client Certificate Tab

    Client certificate Tab Note When TLS is selected as the EAP method, import to the When the client certificate to be imported is of unit the client certificate needed for authentication by PKCS#12 format and the private key password is not set the unit.
  • Page 54: Ca Certificate Tab

    CA certificate Tab Setting the 802.1X authentication function – Example of Windows You can import a trusted CA certificate (server certificate or route certificate) to the unit. Up to four Server 2003 certificates from trusted CAs can be imported to the unit. This section explains how to configure the Only the PEM format is supported.
  • Page 55 Select New from the context menu, then select Set the following items: Group and configure the group for 802.1X Friendly name: Type “authenticator” as an connection. example. For example, the group “Wired_802.1X_Group” is Client address (IP or DNS): IP address of the assumed for explanation purposes.
  • Page 56 The “Microsoft Certificate Services” page opens. When “Use a key pair from a CA” is selected Start Internet Explorer on the client PC and type the CA’s URL in the address bar. The CA’s URL is normally as follows: Click Go To. Type the log-in user name and password correctly.
  • Page 57: Setting The User - User Menu

    Click Next and select as follows. Setting the User Do you want to export the private key with the certificate?: Select Yes, export the private key. — User Menu Select the format you want to use: Select Personal Information Exchange – PKCS#12(PFX).
  • Page 58: Setting The Security - Security Menu

    Note Setting the Security To output audio using the SNC audio upload tool, set — Security Menu Audio upload to On in the Common tab of the Camera menu (page 38). When you click Security in the Administrator menu, the Viewer mode Security menu appears.
  • Page 59: Saving The Camera Position And Action

    Saving the Camera The number of selectable sensor input terminals is as Position and Action — follows: SNT-EX101/SNT-EX101E: 2 Preset position Menu SNT-EX104/SNT-EX154: 4 SNT-EP104/SNT-EP154: None When you click Preset position in the Administrator menu, the Preset position menu appears. This allows you Sensor input 1 (S1) to save the camera’s pan, tilt and zoom positions and set...
  • Page 60: Position Tour Tab - Setting A Position Tour

    Clear Select a preset number from 1 to 256 from the drop- You can delete the group and preset positions. down list. OK/Cancel Name See “Buttons common to every menu” on page 31. Type the preset position name of the selected preset number using up to 32 characters.
  • Page 61: Sending An Image Via E-mail - E-mail (smtp) Menu

    Tour A to Tour E Sending an Image via Configure Tour A to Tour E respectively. Each tour setting consists of 5 items: On/Off, E-mail — e-Mail (SMTP) Menu Sequence, Speed, Stay time. Effective period. Select the tour to configure from the drop-down list. e-Mail (SMTP) When you click in the Administrator...
  • Page 62 SMTP port number POP port number Enter a port number from 110 to 65535. Select the textbox and enter a port number from 25 to 65535. Authentication mode Set the user authentication mode. Use TLS If you do not use CRAM-MD5, select Login. To use the encryption function by TLS, select On.
  • Page 63: Alarm Sending Tab - Setting The E-mail Sending Mode When Detecting The Alarm

    Set to send an e-mail linked with alarm detection by the external sensor input or by the built-in detection functions. The number of selectable input terminals is as follows: SNT-EX101/SNT-EX101E: 2 SNT-EX104/SNT-EX154: 4 SNT-EP104/SNT-EP154: None * * Alarm sending is available only for the simple motion detection function.
  • Page 64: Periodical Sending Tab - Setting The Periodical E-mail Sending Mode

    Effective period Sequence number clear Click Clear to reset the Sequence number suffix to 1. Set the period during which alarm detection is effective. Always: Alarm detection is always effective. Interval Schedule: You can specify the period during which Type the interval at which you want to send an e-mail alarm detection is effective.
  • Page 65: Sending Images To Ftp Server - Ftp Client Menu

    Administrator e-mail address Sending Images to FTP Type the e-mail address of the camera administrator, using up to 64 characters. This is used as the reply Server address or the address for a system mail from the mail server. — FTP client Menu OK/Cancel When you click FTP client...
  • Page 66: Alarm Sending Tab - Setting The Ftp Client Action When Detecting The Alarm

    Select the alarm to be linked with the file to be forwarded to the FTP server. The number of selectable input terminals is as follows: SNT-EX101/SNT-EX101E: 2 SNT-EX104/SNT-EX154: 4 SNT-EP104/SNT-EP154: None * * Alarm sending is available only for the simple motion detection function.
  • Page 67: Periodical Sending Tab - Setting The Periodical Ftp Client Activity

    Image file name Note Type the file name of the image sent to the FTP server In the case that the synchronized preset position is using up to 10 alphanumeric characters, - (hyphen) and specified in Position at alarm in the Preset position _ (under score).
  • Page 68: Recording Images In Memory - Image Memory Menu

    Effective period Recording Images in Set the period during which periodical sending is effective. Memory Always: Periodical sending is always effective. — Image memory Menu Schedule: You can specify the period during which periodical sending is effective. When you click Image memory in the Administrator Click Schedule to display the menu for the effective...
  • Page 69: Common Tab - Setting The Image Memory Function

    Common Tab — Setting the image Note memory function When Overwrite is set to On, a warning mail is not sent to the Administrator. SMTP server name Type the name of the SMTP server for sending an e- mail, using up to 64 characters. Otherwise type the IP address of the SMTP mail server.
  • Page 70: Alarm Recording Tab - Setting The Image Memory Function When Detecting The Alarm

    You can set to record an image and audio file to the Number of selectable input terminals is as follows: memory linked with an external sensor input or built-in SNT-EX101/SNT-EX101E: 2 detection functions. SNT-EX104/SNT-EX154: 4 SNT-EP104/SNT-EP154: None * * Alarm sending is available only for the simple motion detection function.
  • Page 71: Periodical Recording Tab - Setting The Periodical Recording Mode

    VMF: An alarm of the VMF detection function. Periodical recording Tab — Setting Motion detection: The alarm by the motion detection the periodical recording mode function. Click Detection, and the Motion detection menu is You can set to record an image file (JPEG file) to the displayed to allow you to set the motion detection built-in memory or USB memory periodically.
  • Page 72: Folder Structure Of Image Memory

    About the extension of a file Note A file to be recorded/sent using the image memory Periodical mode and Tour mode are not available for function or the FTP client function has one of the SNT-EP104 and SNT-EP154. following four extensions depending on the operation mode setting and the recording/sending settings of the Interval unit.
  • Page 73: Downloading Images From The System - Ftp Server Menu

    Initialize tab of the System menu (page 36). • The supplied ActiveX viewer is not used for streaming the recorded video or audio data. For details on supported applications, contact an authorized Sony dealer. Downloading Images from the system — FTP server Menu...
  • Page 74: Recording Mode

    Edge Storage Recording time Select On to use Edge Storage. Set the recording time for the Pre-alarm image/audio Alarm buffer is not available when On is selected. and Post alarm image/audio. USB memory Pre-alarm duration Type the recording time of the image/audio before alarm Display the available free space of external USB detection.
  • Page 75: Folder Structure Of Edge Storage

    I/O port, refer to the supplied Installation Manual. • The number of selectable input terminals is as follows: Effective period SNT-EX101/SNT-EX101E: 2 Set the effective period of Edge Storage SNT-EX104/SNT-EX154: 4 SNT-EP104/SNT-EP154: None * Always: Recording period is always effective.
  • Page 76 Timer: Controls alarm output using the timer. Alarm duration Click Schedule and the menu for the effective period Select the duration for which the alarm is output, is displayed. (“Setting the Schedule — Schedule between 1 and 60 sec. Menu” on page 80) Effective period Sensor input 1 This item becomes active when Mode is set to Alarm.
  • Page 77: Outputting Audio Linked To Alarm Detection

    Voice alert 2 and Voice alert 3. You can configure an individual audio file on each tab. The number of selectable input terminals is as follows: Notes SNT-EX101/SNT-EX101E: 2 SNT-EX104/SNT-EX154: 4 • Before using the Voice alert function, you need to save SNT-EP104/SNT-EP154: None *...
  • Page 78: Setting The Operations From The Viewer - Trigger Menu

    • In the case where a preset position is specified in Setting the Operations Position at alarm in the Preset position menu, the alarm event that occurs when the camera moves to the from the Viewer — Trigger preset position will be invalid. •...
  • Page 79: Voice Alert

    FTP client Alarm output Checking this box allows you to select FTP client on the Checking this box allows you to select Alarm output 1, Trigger panel in the main viewer. Alarm output 2, Alarm output 3 and Alarm output 4 By clicking FTP client a still image of the moment you on the Trigger panel in the main viewer.
  • Page 80: Setting The Schedule - Schedule Menu

    OK/Cancel Setting the Schedule See “Buttons common to every menu” on page 31. — Schedule Menu When you click Schedule in the Administrator menu, the Schedule menu appears. The Schedule menu consists of seven tabs. This is the same menu as the Schedule menu that is displayed when you click Schedule to set the Effective period in the following menus.
  • Page 81: Setting The Alarm Buffer - Alarm Buffer Menu

    Setting the Alarm Buffer Setting the Sensor input/ Camera tampering — Alarm buffer Menu detection/Motion When you click Alarm buffer in the Administrator menu, the Alarm buffer menu appears. detection/Audio You can set the Pre-alarm image and audio (the image and audio before alarm detection) and the Post -alarm detection image and audio.
  • Page 82: Camera Tampering Detection Tab - Set The Camera Tampering Detection

    Passing Camera tampering detection tab — A passage line is determined, and when a moving object Set the camera tampering detection passes the setting line, an alarm is set off. FTP client alarm sending, image memory alarm recording and/or audio file playback can be performed in synchronization with this alarm.
  • Page 83: Setting Items For Motion Detection

    When the Motion detection menu is Preview screen displayed for the first time This screen is for monitoring images and configuring active/inactive windows. When you click Motion detection, “Security Warning” is displayed. When you click Yes, ActiveX control is installed and the Motion detection menu is displayed.
  • Page 84 Preset Adding an inactive area Clicking Adding an inactive area will add an inactive area window in the center of the screen. When you place the cursor on the area, the cursor changes to a crossed arrow, which you can drag to move the area.
  • Page 85: Vmf Setting Items

    Detection response VMF setting items Set the response velocity of motion detection. Up to three VMF settings (package number1 to 3) can be retained for each current camera position and preset position. You can select one of those settings for use. You can configure the inspection method and the size and speed of object to inspect individually for each package number.
  • Page 86: Filter Settings

    Enable/Disable checkbox for filter Passing Set enable/disable for individual inspection methods. Filter order switching button Clicking switches the order of inspection methods between the neighouring methods. e.g., If you click the button between 1 and 2, they will switch order. If you click the button between 2 and 3, they will switch order.
  • Page 87 Existing Disappearance Similar to a active window an trigger area can also be This criterion is whether an object disappeared in the trigger area. moved and vertexes can be moved/added or deleted. Similar to an active window, a trigger area can also be If an object exists within the window longer than the moved and vertexes can be moved/added or deleted.
  • Page 88 Trigger size Trigger speed Specify the minimum trigger size and maximum trigger Specify the range of the speed of object to inspect by size of the object. To specify the size, you can either determining Min. speed and Max. speed. enter values or drag the vertexes of the area.
  • Page 89: Simple Motion Detection Function

    Manual sensitivity Simple motion detection function Set the Manual sensitivity from 1 to 100, the larger the The following three simple functions are provided for number, the greater the sensitivity. motion detection. The simple motion detection function is available on the SNT-EP104 and SNT-EP154. Detection status: When Audio detection is set to On in the Audio detection tab, the detection status is Detection level...
  • Page 90: Transmitting With External Equipment

    You can select one of the following baud rates: Note 38400, 19200, 9600, 4800, 2400, 1200 (bps) RS-422 is only available on the SNT-EX101/ SNT-EX101E. Parity bit Select a parity (none, odd or even) that corresponds to Mode the peripheral device connected to the serial interface.
  • Page 91: Configuring The Viewer - Viewer Menu

    Character length Configuring the Viewer Select a character length (7 or 8 bits) that corresponds to the peripheral device connected to the serial interface. — Viewer Menu Stop bits Click Viewer in the Administrator menu to display the Select a stop bit setting (1 or 2 bits) that corresponds to the peripheral device connected to the serial interface.
  • Page 92: Camera List

    To store a homepage HTML file in the built-in flash Text color, Background color 1, and memory, use the Custom Homepage function of Background color 2 SNC toolbox included in the supplied CD-ROM. Specify the background colors and font color. To learn how to use the Custom Homepage, see To specify the color, enter “#”...
  • Page 93 Text color, background color 1, and Initial image background color 2 Set what to initially display on the camera image display Specify the font color of the text and background colors. area. The colors are specified in the same way as specifying those for the header.
  • Page 94: Html Output Tab

    OK/Cancel See “Buttons common to every menu” on page 31. HTML output tab If the monitor is for personal use, this tab can be used to output sample source for HTML and script. For details on the setting, refer to “Setting the monitor” of the Layout tab.
  • Page 95: Using The Snc Toolbox

    How to use SNC toolbox Others Menu bar Function buttons This section explains how to use the application software and commands, including the supplied CD- ROM. Using the SNC toolbox Explains the functions except those of the Network tab in SNC toolbox. To install SNC toolbox, to assign an IP address and to set the network, see “Assigning the IP Address to the unit”...
  • Page 96: Device List

    Privacy Masking: Displays the Privacy Masking Device setting screen. Displays the settings screen for the device. Create the panorama: Displays the Panorama Creator screen. Task Custom Homepage: Displays the Custom Homepage Displays the Task List dialog. screen. Firmware Upgrade: Displays the Firmware Upgrade Device tree view screen.
  • Page 97: Registering In My Device

    Serial Registering by Add Device Entry dialog Displays the serial number. Select the folder to register the device. Software version Right click the mouse and select Add Device Entry Displays the version of firmware. from the displayed menu. The Add Device Entry dialog appears. Admin name Displays the administrator user name.
  • Page 98: Changing The Device List Display Method

    Renaming the device/folder Details display with thumbnails Select the folder or device to rename and right click the Select Snapshot(S) from the View menu or click mouse. Select Rename from the displayed menu. The set to the details display with thumbnails. device/folder name is highlighted.
  • Page 99: Setting Snc Toolbox Options

    Configure the HTTP proxy and FTP proxy. Setting SNC toolbox options When using HTTP proxy, check Use HTTP proxy. Select Option from the Tools menu to display the When using FTP proxy, check Use FTP proxy. “Option” dialog. This dialog consists of 3 types: To auto-detect the proxy server, select On for Auto General, Network and Log.
  • Page 100: Using Privacy Masking - Masking A Camera Image

    PTZ Controller Using Privacy Masking — Allows you to pan, tilt and zoom the camera. Masking a Camera Image Pan/tilt control The Privacy Masking function of SNC toolbox allows Click the arrow button of the direction in which you you to mask parts of the camera image to be transmitted. want to move the camera.
  • Page 101: Using The Custom Homepage

    Setting a privacy mask To set a privacy mask in a desired position, do the following: Specify the privacy mask area by dragging the mouse on the viewer. Select the color or mosaic of the mask from the Color drop-down list. Note The color is common to every privacy mask.
  • Page 102: Using The Schedule Task

    Using the Schedule Task The Firmware Upgrade screen can also be displayed You can specify the time or interval to change the Device using the following method: setting or perform Firmware upgrade. • Select Firmware Upgrade from the Tools menu. Click Task to display the Task List, which shows a list of scheduled executable tasks.
  • Page 103 Creating a task Select the task action. Select Device Setting or Firmware Upgrade. Click Add. Displays Task Wizard. Click Next. For Device Setting: Click Next. Edit the value for the setting you wish to change. See “Device Setting” on page 104 for changing the Select a device to which the task is assigned.
  • Page 104: Configuring The Device Setting

    Recurrence pattern Setting tree Specify the operation interval. All settings are sorted into categories. Click + to display Onetime: Runs the task once. the subcategories under a category. Click – to hide the Hourly: Specify the operation frequency in units of subcategories.
  • Page 105: Pages To Refer To In "administrating The System

    Setting items Pages to refer to in Setting items Pages to refer to in “Administrating the “Administrating the system” system” Device “Setting the Camera Image e-Mail (SMTP) “Sending an Image via E- and Audio — Camera mail — e-Mail (SMTP) Menu”...
  • Page 106: Device Restart And Initialization

    Setting items Pages to refer to in Using the SNC audio “Administrating the system” upload tool — Transmitting Alarm Output “Setting the Alarm Output — Alarm output Menu” on Audio to unit page 75 Alarm output 1 “Alarm output Tab” on The supplied SNC audio upload tool allows you to page 75 transmit sound from the computer to the system via a...
  • Page 107: Installing The Snc Audio Upload Tool

    Installing the SNC audio upload Connecting the unit to the tool Computer Insert the CD-ROM in your CD-ROM drive. Connect a speaker to the line output jack on the A cover page appears automatically in your Web unit. browser. If it does not appear automatically in the Web Connect a microphone to the microphone input jack browser, double-click on the index.htm file on the on the computer.
  • Page 108: Using The Snc Audio Upload Tool

    Target camera(s) (Camera list) When the SNC audio upload tool starts, it automatically detects Sony video network stations connected to the local network and displays them in the camera list. Up to 256 video network stations can be displayed in the list.
  • Page 109 Select all Notes Click to select all the cameras in the camera list. This is useful, for example, when you delete all the video • An error dialog appears if the specified IP address in network stations from the list or specify the same user the camera list is assigned for a device other than the ID and password for all video network stations.
  • Page 110 Voice alert tab Notes Use this menu to record sound via a microphone • Audio transmission stops if you switch the tab during connected to the computer, and upload the recorded transmission. audio file to the unit. You can upload the audio file to •...
  • Page 111 Recording/playback progress bar Click this button to hide the camera list. Click it again to display the camera list. Target camera(s) (Camera list) Displays the cameras selected with the camera select You can check recording or playback progress with this checkbox of the camera list in the Setting tab.
  • Page 112: Using The Snc Video Player - Playing A Video

    Saving the recorded audio file to the Using the SNC video computer player — Playing a Video/ Click (recording) in the Voice alert tab to start recording. Audio File Recorded with the Click (stop) to stop recording. unit Recording will stop automatically in 30 seconds. The supplied SNC video player allows you to play Click (save).
  • Page 113: Using The Snc Video Player

    Record event: Type of event used for the Using the SNC video player recording: Sensor input, Camera tampering detection, VMF, Motion detection, Audio Start the SNC video player. detection, Network disconnection. Playing a video/audio file Click (start) to start playback from the beginning of the selected file.
  • Page 114: Assigning The Ip Address To The Unit Using Arp Commands

    – Do the computer and the unit have the same network Assigning the IP address? If not, set the same network address on the computer Address to the unit and the camera. using ARP Commands This section explains how to assign an IP address to the unit using ARP (Address Resolution Protocol) commands without using the supplied SNC toolbox.
  • Page 115: Using The Snmp

    IP address setting information. The following explains the setting “192.168.0.101”. information using the inqjs=snmp (JavaScript parameter) format. 2. Setting Commands var sysDescr=“SNT-EX101”, “SNT-EX101E”, “SNT-EX104”, “SNT-EP104”, “SNT-EX154”, The unit supports the following SNMP setting “SNT-EP154”, “SNT-RS1U”, “SNT-RS3U” ...1 commands.
  • Page 116: Glossary

    sysName=<string> Glossary Set the case of “mib-2.system.sysName.0” in the <string> position. The maximum length of <string> is 255 characters. ActiveX control enaAuthTraps=<value> A component program object that can be used with web Set the case value of “mib-2.snmp.snmp pages or other application programs. The technology for EnableAuthenTraps.0”...
  • Page 117 DHCP server H.264 Acronym for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol An image compression format. The standard written by server. The IP address of a terminal without an the JVT (Joint Video Team) a joint organization for individual IP address can be automatically distributed by standardization (composed of ISO and ITU-T.
  • Page 118 Primary DNS server SNMP One of the DNS servers that can first reply to a request A protocol for monitoring and managing network by connected devices or other DNS servers. devices. Proxy server A server or software that acts as an intermediary Acronym for Secure Sockets Layer.
  • Page 119: Index

    e-Mail (SMTP) notification.... 44 Index e-mail address ........ 45 CA (Certificate Authority) ..52 End time ......... 80 CA certificate ......54 Exclusive control mode....33 CA certificate tab ......48 Numerics extension ........72 Camera ........32 802.1X........51 Camera list .......
  • Page 120 image file........25 Name ..........60 RADIUS client ......118 Image file name..63 Network ........32 Reboot ..........36 Image memory ..... 25 Network address/Subnet....58 Recipient e-mail address ..45 Image memory Menu .....68 network bandwidth ......40 Recording capacity ......81 Image quality........40 Network Menu........41 recording capacity of the alarm buffer ..........81 Image size........40...
  • Page 121 UDP ..........40 Unicast ........26 Unicast streaming ......40 URL ..........45 USB memory ......36 Use the same time schedule every day ..........80 User .......19 User Menu........57 User name ....45 Utility ..........21 Sony Corporation Index...

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