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NC210
HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera
1910011585
REV1.0.0

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  • Page 1 NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera 1910011585 REV1.0.0...
  • Page 2 Specifications are subject to change without notice. is a registered trademark of TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. Other brands and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. No part of the specifications may be reproduced in any form or by any means or used to make any derivative such as translation, transformation, or adaptation without permission from TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
  • Page 3: Fcc Statement

    FCC STATEMENT This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to pro-vide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not in-stalled and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
  • Page 4 Caution Please make sure the temperature for adapter will be from 0 ˚C to 40 ˚C. Canadian Compliance Statement This device complies with Industry Canada license-exempt RSSs. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1) This device may not cause interference, and 2)...
  • Page 5: Safety Information

     清潔本產品之前請先拔掉電源線。請勿使用液體、噴霧清潔劑或濕布進行清潔。  注意防潮,請勿將水或其他液體潑灑到本產品上。  插槽與開口供通風使用,以確保本產品的操作可靠並防止過熱,請勿堵塞或覆蓋開口。  請勿將本產品置放於靠近熱源的地方。除非有正常的通風,否則不可放在密閉位置中。  請不要私自打開機殼,不要嘗試自行維修本產品,請由授權的專業人士進行此項工作。 Продукт сертифіковано згідно с правилами системи УкрСЕПРО на відповідність вимогам нормативних документів та вимогам, що передбачені чинними законодавчими актами України. Safety Information  When product has power button, the power button is one of the way to shut off the product; when there is no power button, the only way to completely shut off power is to disconnect the product or the power adapter from the power source.
  • Page 6 RECYCLING This product bears the selective sorting symbol for Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). This means that this product must be handled pursuant to European directive 2012/19/EU in order to be recycled or dismantled to minimize its impact on the environment. User has the choice to give his product to a competent recycling organization or to the retailer when he buys a new electrical or electronic equipment.
  • Page 7: Declaration Of Conformity

    TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY For the following equipment: Product Description: HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera Model No.: NC210 Trademark: TP-LINK We declare under our own responsibility that the above products satisfy all the technical regulations applicable to the product within the scope of Council Directives:...
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Chapter 1 About this Guide..................1 Conventions........................1 Overview of This Guide ....................1 Chapter 2 Get to know about your camera ............2 Product Overview ......................2 Main Features.......................2 Panel Appearance ......................3 2.3.1 Front Panel ......................3 2.3.2 Rear Panel ......................4 Chapter 3 Set Up Your Camera ................5 Set up the Camera with the tpCamera APP..............5 Position Your Camera ....................6 Chapter 4 Configure Your Camera .................
  • Page 9: Chapter 1 About This Guide

    1.1 Conventions In this Guide the following conventions are used: The camera mentioned in this Guide stands for NC210 without any explanation.  Bold font indicates a button, a toolbar icon, menu or menu item.
  • Page 10: Chapter 2 Get To Know About Your Camera

    With a stable high speed Wi-Fi connection of up to 150Mbps for NC210, you can enjoy fluid video streaming with ease.
  • Page 11: Panel Appearance

    NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera 2.3 Panel Appearance 2.3.1 Front Panel Microphone System LED Figure 2-1 Front Panel Microphone: The camera has a built-in internal microphone. This microphone is hidden in  the pinhole located on the front panel. ...
  • Page 12: Rear Panel

    NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera 2.3.2 Rear Panel Heat Emission Holes Power Jack RESET Button Figure 2-2 Rear Panel  Power Jack: The power jack is where you connect the power adapter to the camera.  RESET Button: While the camera is powered on, press the RESET button for 5 seconds until the System LED on the front panel turns solid red.
  • Page 13: Chapter 3 Set Up Your Camera

    Step 3. Add the camera to your TP-LINK Cloud account. Launch the tpCamera app, log into your TP-LINK Cloud account or create one if you do not have an account. Then follow the app instructions to add your new camera to your account.
  • Page 14: Position Your Camera

    NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera 3.2 Position Your Camera Before positioning your camera, please keep these safety guidelines in mind:  Keep your camera out of reach of children and pets.  Use your camera only indoors, and keep it out of direct sunlight. Make sure its operating temperature is in the range of 0-40°C (32-104°F).
  • Page 15 NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera Unscrew the camera head. Remove the base cover. Use two screws (not included) to secure Put the base cover and camera head back the base. After relocating your camera, face it towards the area you’d like to view, and then plug the power adapter into a power outlet.
  • Page 16: Chapter 4 Configure Your Camera

    Find the management IP address of the camera from the web management page of the router. Here we use the web management page of TP-LINK Archer D20 for demonstration. On a computer that connects to the same router as the camera does, open a web browser, type in the camera’s IP address in the address field, and press Enter.
  • Page 17: Live View

    NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera  Note: For the administrator, the default password is “admin”. We recommend that you change it in the Account menu. (Go to “System > Account”) If you log in to the camera as an administrator, you can perform all the settings provided by the camera.
  • Page 18 NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera Symbols Meaning Note Click to capture a still The image file will be automatically saved to your image shot by the computer. camera. If the camera is installed upside down, Flip Image and Mirror should both be checked.
  • Page 19: Basic

    NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera  Contrast: Drag the slider to adjust the contrast level of the camera. Large value will contrast the current displayed screen heavily.  Saturation: Drag the slider to adjust the saturation level of the camera. Large value will saturate the current displayed screen to be more colorful.
  • Page 20 NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera...
  • Page 21: Basic > Network

    NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera 4.3.2 Basic > Network On this page, you can configure your camera’s IP address which is used to access and configure the camera.  Dynamic IP: Select this option when a DHCP server is installed on the network to issue IP address assignment.
  • Page 22: Basic > Wireless Connection

    NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera  Default Gateway: Enter the default gateway in dotted-decimal notation.  Primary DNS Server: Enter a DNS address in dotted-decimal notation. Secondary DNS Server: Enter a DNS address in dotted-decimal notation.  Click Save to save and enable the settings.
  • Page 23 NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera  Wireless Network Name: Displays the wireless network’s name. Make sure the camera and your PC connect to the same wireless network, otherwise your PC can't access the camera. Signal: Displays the strength of the wireless signal.
  • Page 24: Basic > Cloud Setting

     Note: You can register a TP-LINK Cloud account in the tpCamera app only. If you do not get the tpCamera app, please refer to the Step 2 Download and install the tpCamera app in Set up the Camera with the tpCamera APP to register a TP-LINK Cloud account.
  • Page 25: Basic > Led

    NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera Account: Enter your TP-LINK Cloud account, either E-mail address or username is allowed.   Password: Enter your TP-LINK Cloud account’s password.  Camera Name: The default value is the camera model. You can change it to an easy-to-remember one.
  • Page 26: Advanced > Status

    NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera 4.4.1 Advanced > Status Refer to 4.3.1 Basic > Status. 4.4.2 Advanced > Network On this page, you can configure the network settings of the camera. IP Address On this section, you can configure your camera’s IP address which is used to access and...
  • Page 27 NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera  Dynamic IP: Select this option when a DHCP server is installed on the network to issue IP address assignment. With this setting, the IP address of the camera is assigned automatically.  Fallback IP: If the camera cannot get a dynamic IP address from a DHCP server within limited tries, the camera will assign a default IP address, 192.168.0.10, by itself as the...
  • Page 28 NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera  Default Gateway: Enter the default gateway in dotted-decimal notation.  Primary DNS Server: Enter a DNS address in dotted-decimal notation. Secondary DNS Server: Enter a DNS address in dotted-decimal notation.   Fallback IP: If the camera cannot get a valid static IP address, the camera will assign a default IP address, 192.168.0.10, by itself as the Fallback IP address.
  • Page 29: Advanced > Wireless Connection

    NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera Click Save to save and enable the settings. 4.4.3 Advanced > Wireless Connection Refer to 4.3.3 Basic > Wireless Connection. 4.4.4 Advanced > Cloud Setting Refer to 4.3.4 Basic > Cloud Setting. 4.4.5 Advanced > Video On this page, you can configure the video settings for your camera.
  • Page 30: Advanced > Sound Detection

    System > Date/Time page, will be displayed on the Live View screen. Meanwhile, you can set the OSD text to be displayed with the time stamp. We use “NC210” as the OSD text for demonstration here.
  • Page 31: Advanced > Motion Detection

    NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera  Sound Detection: To enable or disable the sound detection function.  Sensitivity: Specify the level of difference between current sound and the threshold you set. Select one of the three levels of sensitivity from the drop-down list: High, Medium, and Low.
  • Page 32: Advanced > Led

    NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera  Motion Detection: To enable or disable the motion detection function. Sensitivity: Specify the level of difference between two sequential images that would indicate  motion. Select one of the three levels of sensitivity from the drop-down list: High, Medium, and Low.
  • Page 33: Account

    NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera 4.5.1 Account On this page, you can change the administrator’s password and manage the user account(s) that are allowed to access to your camera.  Username: Displays the name of user account.  User Group: Displays the group that the user account is in. Different user group has different limits of authority.
  • Page 34 NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera Enter a username for your new account. Enter a password for your new account. The password should contain 5 to 20 characters. Enter the password again to confirm it. Click Save to save and enable the settings.
  • Page 35: Date/Time

    NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera Enter the current password in the Old Password textbox. Enter a new password. Enter the new password again to confirm it. Click Save to save and enable the settings. Delete a User Account You can delete a user account except admin here. Click a user entry in the list and click Delete.
  • Page 36 NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera Current Time: Displays the current date and time of the camera.   Time Zone: Select the time zone for the region where the camera is installed from the drop-down list.  Synchronize With NTP Server: Select this option to specify the NTP server name to synchronize the date and time of the camera with those of the time server, known as the NTP (Network Time Protocol) server.
  • Page 37: Management

    NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera  Copy Your Computer’s Time Settings: Click this button to copy your computer’s current time settings. Click Save to save and enable the settings. 4.5.3 Management On this page, you can reboot the camera, backup and restore the camera’s current settings, reset...
  • Page 38 Reset: Click Reset to restore the camera to its factory defaults. Don't turn off the camera while resetting. After resetting, you need to add the camera to your TP-LINK Cloud account again, find out the IP address of your camera (refer to 4.1 Log in to Your...
  • Page 39: System Log

    NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera 4.5.4 System Log On this page, you can review any changes and events happened to your camera. The system starts logging automatically after startup.  Time: Displays the time when the log event occurs. The log can get the correct time after you configure on the Date/Time page.
  • Page 40: Appendix: Specifications

    NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera Appendix: Specifications SYSTEM 1/4’’ Progressive scan CMOS sensor Image Sensor Resolution 1280*720 Lens F: 2.0, f: 2.8mm FOV=113° Viewing Angle Video/Image Video Compression H.264 Frame Rate & Resolutions Up to 20 fps at 1280*720 (HD)
  • Page 41 NC210 HD Wi-Fi Cloud Camera 2.4-2.4835GHz Frequency Wireless Encryption WEP, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK System Requirements Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher Firefox 4.0 or higher Safari 4.1.1 or higher Supported Browser Chrome 5.0 or higher Opera 15.0 or higher Windows XP or higher Mac OS X 10.7 or higher...