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D-Link DCS-820L User Manual

D-Link DCS-820L User Manual

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Version 1.0 | 8/28/14
User Guide
Wi-Fi Baby Camera
Day / Night Cloud Camera


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  • Page 1 Version 1.0 | 8/28/14 User Guide Wi-Fi Baby Camera Day / Night Cloud Camera DCS-820L...
  • Page 2: Preface

    Preface D-Link reserves the right to revise this publication and to make changes in the content hereof without obligation to notify any person or organization of such revisions or changes. Information in this document may become obsolete as our services and websites develop and change. Please refer to the website for the most current information.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Baby App Home Screen ........20 mydlink Baby App Live View ...........21 Configuration ................22 mydlink Baby App Configuration .........22 mydlink Baby App Settings ..........25 Video Recording and Playback ..........26 Taking Snapshots or Recording Videos ......26 Playback of Event-Triggered Videos ......27 D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...
  • Page 4: Product Overview

    Section 1: Product Overview Product Overview Package Contents DCS-820L Wi-Fi Baby Camera Wall Mount Kit Power adapter Blue and Pink Accent Rings Quick Install Guide If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller. D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...
  • Page 5: System Requirements

    (Wireless N network recommended for optimal performance) Remote Viewing Requirements* • Internet access required for remote viewing • For mydlink requirements refer to: mydlink Requirements *Note: Direct Connection requires no Internet connection and no router. Refer to "Advanced Features" on page D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...
  • Page 6: Introduction

    Connect to the camera wirelessly at home, or through the Internet when you are at work, so you can check on your infant no matter where you are. You can even take the DCS-820L with you when you travel with your baby. All you need is a mobile device to connect directly to the Wi-Fi Baby Camera.
  • Page 7: Important Safety Information

    Section 1: Product Overview Important Safety Information The DCS-820L is designed to meet the highest safety standards. Please make sure that it is set up and used correctly. It is very important that you follow the safety guidelines below: Strangulation Hazard: Keep the DCS-820L and any attached cords at least three feet out of reach of any children or babies.
  • Page 8 DO NOT cover the camera with a blanket. disassemble the camera. Most Important: Remember that the DCS-820L is not a babysitter. The Wi-Fi Baby Camera should only be used as a parenting aid for monitoring your baby or child.
  • Page 9: Hardware Overview

    Front Accent Ring Decorative switchable front accent ring (in blue or pink). Microphone Allows you to record or listen to audio from the surrounding area. Camera Base Camera base for placement on a desktop or wall mounting. D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...
  • Page 10: Rear View

    Allows you to talk to your baby and to play lullabies. Micro-USB Power Port Micro-USB connector for the supplied power adapter or USB battery pack*. *Note: USB battery not included. Only 5V /2A battery pack is supported. D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...
  • Page 11: Bottom View

    Section 1: Product Overview Bottom View Direct Connect Button Press to allow direct connection from your mobile device to your DCS-820L wirelessly. Cloud LED A solid blue light indicates a connection to the mydlink server. Press and hold the recessed button with a paper clip for a minimum of 10 seconds to reset the Reset Button camera to the factory default settings.
  • Page 12: Installation

    Wireless Installation Considerations This D-Link camera can connect to your wireless network from anywhere within the operating range of your wireless network. However, the number, thickness, and location of walls, ceilings, or other objects that the wireless signals must pass through may limit the range. Typical ranges vary depending on the types of materials and background RF (radio frequency) noise in your home or business.
  • Page 13: Camera Setup

    Connect to your DCS-820L through your home wireless network. 2. Remotely... Connect to your DCS-820L using the Internet. Note: You can also connect directly to your DCS-820L wirelessly, so there is no need for an Internet connection or a router. Refer to "Advanced Features" on page 29 for details.
  • Page 14: Mounting The Camera

    Do not use extension cords. This product is NOT intended to replace proper adult supervision of children. Refer to the steps below for mounting the camera. The DCS-820L is for indoor use only. We suggest you configure the camera before mounting it.
  • Page 15: Download The Mydlink Baby App

    You can also find the mydlink Baby app by scanning the QR code above with a QR code reader. Install the app and skip to "Set Up a New Camera with the mydlink Baby App" on page D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...
  • Page 16 Section 2: Installation For an iOS device, tap on the App Store icon. For an Android device, tap on Play Store. D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...
  • Page 17 Section 2: Installation Search for mydlink baby within the search field. Similar search for mydlink baby for Android. D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...
  • Page 18 Section 2: Installation For an iOS device, tap on the (+) icon to install the mydlink Baby app. For Android, tap on Install to install the app. D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...
  • Page 19: Set Up A New Camera With The Mydlink Baby App

    The wizard will guide you through the process of connecting your camera to your home Wi-Fi network and creating your mydlink account. If you need help during the setup process, tap on the yellow (!) symbol. Helpful hints will appear on the screen. D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...
  • Page 20: Monitoring

    Once the setup process is complete, you will see the mydlink Baby app Home Screen. Login Tap on the mydlink Login icon to remotely access your DCS-820L. Tap on the Wi-Fi Baby Camera image to access Live View. Refer to DCS-820L "mydlink Baby App Live View"...
  • Page 21: Mydlink Baby App Live View

    Home screen, and to access both the Settings and Configuration menus. Note: The first time you access your DCS-820L Live View, you will get a reminder to adjust the focus on the camera. This will ensure you get the best possible image. You only need to do this once, and then you can turn off the reminder.
  • Page 22: Configuration

    Change the camera’s day/night mode to Auto, All Day, or All Night Enable background audio to play live sound when mydlink Baby app is minimized, or when your mobile device is in standby mode Change or turn off alert sound D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...
  • Page 23 Remove your camera from the app's local access list • Under Wireless… See which wireless network your camera is currently connected to Change the wireless network you want your camera to connect to D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...
  • Page 24 Change motion detection sensitivity. You can also put sensitivity at the lowest setting in order to disable motion alerts • Under Lullaby… Select how long the lullaby will play (in minutes) when activated D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...
  • Page 25: Mydlink Baby App Settings

    Section 4: Configuration mydlink Baby App Settings Tap this icon to open the settings menu Adjust the Brightness of the Live View image Change the Speaker Volume on your camera for two-way audio communication and lullabies D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...
  • Page 26: Video Recording And Playback

    Tap Done to return to Live View Tap the Camera icon to take a snapshot in snapshot mode. The camera button changes to a round button when the DCS-820L is in recording mode. (A red button will replace the black button when the camera is recording video.)
  • Page 27: Playback Of Event-Triggered Videos

    Playback of Event-Triggered Videos If you need additional memory for video recording, the DCS-820L has an integrated microSD card slot. Simply insert a microSD card and the DCS-820L will automatically record videos whenever sound or movement is detected. What’ s more, you can see the picture or watch the videos from anywhere*. Never miss a precious moment again! * Requires iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, or Android device with Internet access.
  • Page 28: Creating A Mydlink Account

    If you initially decide not to take advantage of this free service but change your mind later, you can create your mydlink account by tapping Join mydlink from the mydlink Baby app Home Screen. For more information, go to D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...
  • Page 29: Advanced Features

    During the initial steps with the Setup Wizard, you configured the camera to connect to your home Wi-Fi network. If you want to take your camera with you, it's not a problem with the DCS-820L.* You can connect directly to your camera, which means there is no need for an Internet connection or a router.
  • Page 30 Note: When you finish using Direct Connect, press and hold the Direct Connect button on the bottom of the camera for at least five seconds to turn off Direct Connect mode. This will ensure that your mobile device will return to normal operation with Internet access, and you should have no problem connecting the DCS-820L to your Wi-Fi network when you return home. D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...
  • Page 31: Troubleshooting

    7. What does it mean when the Power LED is red? When you power on the camera, the Power LED will be solid red. When you reset the camera, the Power LED will be flashing red. D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...
  • Page 32 From the Live View page, tap on the screen to reveal the icons, and tap the Configuration icon ( ) to go to the Configuration menu. Tap the Events arrow to access the motion and audio detection settings. D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...
  • Page 33 Note: If you do not receive alerts, go to the Configuration menu and adjust the sensitivity level of sound and motion detection as described on the previous page, question 11. D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...
  • Page 34: Technical Specifications

    • 16 ft. IR Illumination Distance • Connect to Your DCS-820L via Web Browser • Minimum Illumination: 0 lux with IR LEDs On • Connect Directly to the DCS-820L with Your Mobile Device • ICR Filter • Built-in Microphone and Speaker EVENT MANAGEMENT •...
  • Page 35 Appendix A: Technical Specifications EXTERNAL POWER ADAPTER • Input 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz (Micro USB Type) • Output 5VDC, 1.5A POWER CONSUMPTION • Max. 5.1 W CERTIFICATIONS • CE • CE LVD • FCC • C-Tick D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...
  • Page 36: Contacting Technical Support

    • Hardware Revision (located on the camera (e.g. rev A1)) • Serial Number (s/n number located on the camera). You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website as well as frequently asked questions and answers to technical issues.
  • Page 37: Warranty

    Any repair or replacement will be rendered by D-Link at an Authorized D-Link Service Office. The replacement hardware need not be new or have an identical make, model or part. D-Link may, at its option, replace the defective Hardware or any part thereof with any reconditioned product that D-Link reasonably determines is substantially equivalent (or superior) in all material respects to the defective Hardware.
  • Page 38 Software or to refund the portion of the actual purchase price paid that is attributable to the Software. Except as otherwise agreed by D-Link in writing, the replacement Software is provided only to the original licensee, and is subject to the terms and conditions of the license granted by D-Link for the Software.
  • Page 39 • The customer must submit with the product as part of the claim a written description of the Hardware defect or Software nonconformance in sufficient detail to allow D-Link to confirm the same, along with proof of purchase of the product (such as a copy of the dated purchase invoice for the product) if the product is not registered.
  • Page 40 Purolator Canada or any common carrier selected by D-Link. Return shipping charges shall be prepaid by D-Link if you use an address in Canada, otherwise we will ship the product to you freight collect. Expedited shipping is available upon request and provided shipping charges are prepaid by the customer.
  • Page 42 The availability of some specific channels and/or operational frequency bands are country dependent and are firmware programmed at the factory to match the intended destination. The firmware setting is not accessible by the end user. D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...
  • Page 43 Les conditions de fonctionnement sont sujettes à deux conditions: (1) Ce périphérique ne doit pas causer d’interférence et. (2) Ce périphérique doit accepter toute interférence, y compris les interférences pouvant perturber le bon fonctionnement de ce périphérique. D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...
  • Page 44: Registration

    Appendix D: Registration Registration Product registration is entirely voluntary and failure to complete or return this form will not diminish your warranty rights. Version 1.0 August 28, 2014 D-Link DCS-820L User Manual...

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