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Version 1.00 | June 22, 2016

User Manual

HD Pan & Tilt Wi-Fi Day/Night Camera
DCS-5030L

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Version 1.00 | June 22, 2016 User Manual HD Pan & Tilt Wi-Fi Day/Night Camera DCS-5030L...
  • Page 2: Manual Overview

    Manual Overview 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.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Internet Connection Setup Wizard .......21 Product Disposal and Recycling ........56 Network Setup ..............23 Contacting Technical Support ........57 Wireless Setup ..............25 Dynamic DNS (DDNS) ............26 Warranty ................58 Image Setup .................27 Registration ..............63 Video ..................28 Audio ..................29 Motion Detection ...............30 D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 4: Product Overview

    Section 1 - Product Overview Package Contents Micro-USB Power Adapter DCS-5030L HD Pan & Tilt Wi-Fi Day/Night Camera Camera Base and Mounting Kit Quick Install Guide Quick Install Card CAT5 Ethernet Cable If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller.
  • Page 5: System Requirements

    Visit www.java.com to download the latest version. • Broadband Internet connection Computer with: • Internet Explorer 8 or higher (ActiveX) mydlink Website Requirements • Firefox 12 or higher • Safari 6 or higher • Chrome 12 or higher D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 6: Introduction

    By providing you with sharp, responsive pan/tilt movement and digital zoom, the camera gives you full control. You can quickly scan a wide area from a variety of angles, and 4x digital zoom lets you zoom in on specific areas for more detail. The DCS-5030L can also be set to move to specific preset positions, allowing the camera to focus on particular areas of interest within the surveillance area.
  • Page 7: Features

    • Support for mydlink Lite lets you manage your camera from anywhere with Internet access • Remote video monitoring via the mydlink website Ease Of Use • Supports WPS for simple, secure wireless setup • Send snapshots or video clips to an FTP site or through E-mail D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 8: Hardware Overview

    Indicates the WPS connection status of the camera. Microphone Records audio from the surrounding area. Infrared LEDs Illuminate the camera’s field of view in low light environments. Power and Link LED Indicates the camera’s current status. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 9: Rear View

    Reset Button Press and hold this button for 10 seconds to reset the camera. Micro-USB Port Connect a Micro-USB cable here to power on the camera. microSD Port Insert a microSD card to record to the card. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 10: Installation

    Installation There are two ways to set up your camera: • Mobile App Setup: You can set up your DCS-5030L with the free mydlink Lite app. Refer to Mobile App Setup on page 11. • Zero Configuration Setup: If you have a mydlink-enabled router (D-Link cloud router), this is the easiest way to set up your camera.
  • Page 11: Mobile App Setup

    Store, Google Play, or Windows Phone Store. Launch the mydlink Lite app, then create a new account or log in to your existing account. The app will guide you through the rest of the configuration process. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 12: Zero Configuration Setup

    Section 2 - Installation Zero Configuration Setup Note: The Zero Configuration Setup will only work with a registered D-Link Cloud Router and an active mydlink account. Step 1: Attach the power supply to the power input on the camera and connect it to a wall outlet or power strip. Power is confirmed when the Status LED is lit.
  • Page 13: Wireless Installation Considerations

    Wireless Installation Considerations Your D-Link Wireless Camera lets you access your network using a wireless connection 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.
  • Page 14: Mounting The Camera

    If desired, the power and Ethernet cables can be concealed behind the mounting bracket. Run the cables through the back of the mounting bracket, securing them with the built-in guides. Be sure to leave enough cable length protruding from the top to allow connection to the camera. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 15 Using the supplied thumbscrew, fasten the camera to the mounting bracket. Connect the power and Ethernet cables to the camera. Step 6 Adjust the angle of the arm on the mounting bracket as required. Tighten the thumbscrew to lock the arm in place. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 16: Mydlink

    After registering your DCS-5030L camera with a mydlink account, you will be able to remotely access your camera from the www. mydlink.com website. After signing in to your mydlink account, you will see a screen similar to the following:...
  • Page 17: Configuration

    After completing the Camera Installation Wizard, your camera is ready to use. The camera’s built-in web configuration interface is designed to allow you to easily access and configure your DCS-5030L. There are two ways in which you can access your camera’s web configuration interface: •...
  • Page 18: Live Video

    You can select the desired language for the web interface from this drop-down menu. Zoom: Click on these buttons to adjust the level of digital zoom applied to the image Audio: Click on these buttons to turn audio playback on or off. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 19 If you have set the night mode to manual, the night mode feature can be toggled using these buttons. Note: If the live image is blurry or out of focus, you can manually adjust the focus by rotating the manual focus bezel surrounding the camera lens. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 20: Setup

    Note: To register your camera with mydlink and enable its mydlink- related features, you will need to use the mydlink Lite app or use the zero configuration method to configure your camera. Refer to page 10. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 21: Internet Connection Setup Wizard

    Internet Connection Setup Wizard This wizard will guide you through a step-by-step process to configure your new D-Link Camera and connect the camera to your network. Click Next to continue. Select what kind of network connection your camera should use: •...
  • Page 22 Configure the correct time to ensure that all events are triggered, captured, and scheduled at the right time. Click Next to continue. This page displays your configured settings. Click Apply to save and activate your changes, or click Back to change your settings. DCS-5030L D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 23: Network Setup

    PPPoE: If you need to connect to the Internet using a PPoE connection, click on the PPPoE radio button and enter the username and password provided to you by your Internet Service Provider or Network Administrator. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 24 You can also enable UPnP port forwarding. Bonjour Enable this setting to allow your camera to be discovered Settings: by the Bonjour service. You can also specify a Bonjour name for the device. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 25: Wireless Setup

    If you select WEP or WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK, enter the Security Mode: Wi-Fi password for your wireless network in the text box. Select None if your wireless network is not secure. Save Settings: Click to connect to your wireless network. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 26: Dynamic Dns (Ddns)

    Enter the host name of the DDNS server. User Name: Enter your DDNS account user name. Password: Enter your DDNS account password. Timeout: This allows you to specify the periodic update time for the DDNS address. Save Settings: Click to save your settings. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 27: Image Setup

    Control: between -5 and +5. The default is 0. Saturation Allows you to adjust the saturation level. Select a setting Control: between -5 and +5. The default is 0. Save Settings: Click to save your settings. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 28: Video

    Select the default encoding to use when viewing your video Mode: on the Live Video page. Light Select the frequency used by your lighting and power to Frequency: help reduce image flicker. Save Settings: Click to save your settings. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 29: Audio

    This section allows you to adjust the audio settings for your camera. Please wait a few seconds for the camera to adjust the audio after making changes. Audio Settings: You may Enable or Disable the camera audio feed. Volume Settings: Select the desired volume percentage level. Save Settings: Click to save your settings. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 30: Motion Detection

    Specify the amount of difference required to determine whether there was motion. Detection Use your mouse to click on the areas of the video that you would Areas: like to monitor for motion. Save Settings: Click to save your settings. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 31: Sound Detection

    Specify the volume level that a sound must exceed in order to Level: trigger the sound detection feature. The graph at the bottom will display the current volume levels being detected by the camera. Save Settings: Click to save your settings. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 32: Mail

    This is the e-mail address that your notification e-mails will Address: be sent to. User Name: If the SMTP server uses authentication, enter your user name. Password: If the SMTP server uses authentication, enter your password. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 33 Note: You can also use STARTTLS, which will use SMTP server port number 587. Note: If you want to use a Yahoo SMTP server, the SMTP server address will be different between each registered region, and only SMTP port 465 is supported for SSL-TLS. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 34 Video Limit settings you specify. account: Test E-mail This will send a test e-mail according to the e-mail settings Account: you have specified above. Save Settings: Click to save your settings. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 35: Ftp

    Path: Enter the destination path/folder to save files to on the FTP server. Passive Mode: Enabling passive mode may help you reach your FTP server if your camera is behind a router protected by a firewall. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 36 Test FTP Server: Click the Test button to send a test JPEG snapshot to the FTP server specified above to make sure that your settings are correct. Save Settings: Click to save your settings. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 37 Test FTP Server: Click the Test button to send a test JPEG snapshot to the FTP server specified above to make sure that your settings are correct. Save Settings: Click to save your settings. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 38: Time And Date

    Time and time manually. You can also click on the Copy Your Manually: Computer’s Time Settings to automatically set the date and time based on your computer’s settings. Save Settings: Click to save your settings. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 39: Day/Night Mode

    This sets the camera to always use Night mode. Mode: Day Mode This sets the camera to use Day mode during the times Schedule: you specify, and will switch to Night mode outside the times you specify. Save Settings: Click to save your settings. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 40: Camera Control

    • Enter a name to help you easily identify the preset. • Click the Set button to save the preset. • Any pre-saved positions can be cleared by selecting the desired preset and clicking the Clear button. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 41: Sd Recording

    MP4 files are smaller in size but is lower quality if storage is an issue. Recording Select from 1 to 6 minutes of time for each recording. Length: D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 42 Enter the space in MB that you want to reserve on your SD card for other recordings. Check Cyclic if you want to record over old images as soon as the free space limit is reached. Test SD Card: Click the Test button after configuring your settings to test your system. Save Settings: Click to save your settings. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 43: Sd Management

    Files per Select the number of files to be displayed on a single page. page: The maximum is 25 files. Pages: Show the current and total number of pages and lets you jump to a page. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 44: Maintenance

    Select Enable to allow access to the current camera snapshot via the web address indicated. Authentication: OSD Time: Select Enable to allow the current time to be added to the camera video, and select a color to use for the text. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 45 Add. A maximum of eight user accounts can be created. User List: Displays the account names of authorized users. Modify: Click to change the user’s password. Delete: Click to remove the user. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 46: System

    Please note that this will erase any changes you have made to the settings of the camera. Reboot The Click the Reboot the Device button to reboot the camera. Device: D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 47: Firmware Upgrade

    Section 3 - Configuration Firmware Upgrade Your current firmware version and date will be displayed on your screen. You may go to the D-Link Support Page to check for the latest firmware versions available. To upgrade the firmware on your DCS-5030L, download the latest firmware from the D-Link Support Page to your local hard drive.
  • Page 48: Status

    Section 3 - Configuration Status Device Info This section displays all the detailed information about your device and network settings. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 49: Active User

    Section 3 - Configuration Active User This page lists all the active users’ information including the User Name, IP address, and the time that camera access began. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 50: Help

    Section 3 - Configuration Help This page lists all the topics and links to respective helpful instructions for each feature. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 51: Troubleshooting

    It is therefore recommended that you make a record of the password for future reference. To reset your camera, please use an unfolded paperclip to press and hold the RESET button for at least 10 seconds while your camera is plugged in. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 52 It could be that the image sensor has become overloaded when it has been exposed to bright light such as direct exposure to sunlight or halogen lights. Reposition the camera into a more shaded area immediately, as prolonged exposure to bright lights will damage the sensor. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 53 Also, check that you have the latest version of Java installed. Java can be downloaded from http://www.java.com If you are using Internet Explorer with a version number 6 or lower, then you will need to upgrade your Web browser software in order to view the streaming video transmitted by the Network Camera. D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 54: Technical Specifications

    • Time stamp and text overlay • NTP Client (D-Link) • Flip and mirror • DNS Client • Resolution • DDNS Client (Dyndns and D-Link) • 1280 x 720 (default) • SMTP Client • 640 x 480 • FTP Client •...
  • Page 55 • Camera Only - 4.29 x 4.58 x 5.26 in • Camera Including Mounting Bracket - 4.29 x 4.58 x 9.06 in Weight • Device: 292.4 grams (0.64 lbs) • Stand: 60.8 grams (0.13 lbs) Max Power Consumption • 5.56 W D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...
  • Page 56: Product Disposal And Recycling

    D-Link designs and builds its products to be as environmentally friendly as possible, by using recyclable, low toxic materials in both products and packaging. D-Link recommends that you always switch off or unplug your D-Link products when they are not in use. By doing so you will help to save energy and reduce CO2 emissions.
  • Page 57: Contacting Technical Support

    • Hardware Revision (located on the label on the bottom of the Network Camera (e.g. rev A1)) • Serial Number (s/n number located on the label on the bottom of the Network 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 58: 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 59 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 60 D-Link Systems, Inc., 17595 Mt. Herrmann, Fountain Valley, CA 92708. D-Link will not be held responsible for any packages that are lost in transit to D-Link. The repaired or replaced packages will be shipped to the customer via UPS Ground or any common carrier selected by D-Link.
  • Page 61: Limitation Of Liability

    FOR WARRANTY SERVICE) RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE PRODUCT, RELATING TO WARRANTY SERVICE, OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF THIS LIMITED WARRANTY, EVEN IF D-LINK HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE SOLE REMEDY FOR A BREACH OF THE FOREGOING LIMITED WARRANTY IS REPAIR, REPLACEMENT OR REFUND OF THE DEFECTIVE OR NONCONFORMING PRODUCT.
  • Page 62 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. For detailed warranty information applicable to products purchased outside the United States, please contact the corresponding local D-Link office.
  • Page 63: Registration

    Appendix E - Registration Registration Product registration is entirely voluntary and failure to complete or return this form will not diminish your warranty rights. Version 1.00 June 22, 2016 D-Link DCS-5030L User Manual...

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