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  • Page 1: Network Camera

    User Manual of Network Camera Network Camera User Manual...
  • Page 2: About This Manual

    Network Camera User Manual User Manual About this Manual This Manual is applicable to Network Camera. The Manual includes instructions for using and managing the product. Pictures, charts, images and all other information hereinafter are for description and explanation only. The information contained in the Manual is subject to change, without notice, due to firmware updates or other reasons.
  • Page 3: Regulatory Information

    Network Camera User Manual SECURITY RISKS; HOWEVER, OUR COMPANY WILL PROVIDE TIMELY TECHNICAL SUPPORT IF REQUIRED. SURVEILLANCE LAWS VARY BY JURISDICTION. PLEASE CHECK ALL RELEVANT LAWS IN YOUR JURISDICTION BEFORE USING THIS PRODUCT IN ORDER TO ENSURE THAT YOUR USE CONFORMS THE APPLICABLE LAW.
  • Page 4: Safety Instruction

    Network Camera User Manual harmonized European standards listed under the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC, the RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU. 2012/19/EU (WEEE directive): Products marked with this symbol cannot be disposed of as unsorted municipal waste in the European Union. For proper recycling, return this product to your local supplier upon the purchase of equivalent new equipment, or dispose of it at designated collection points.
  • Page 5 Network Camera User Manual prevent serious injury or death. prevent potential injury or material damage. Warnings:  Please adopt the power adapter which can meet the safety extra low voltage (SELV) standard. And source with 12 VDC or 24 VAC (depending on models) according to the IEC60950-1 and Limited Power Source standard.
  • Page 6 Network Camera User Manual being used, make sure that the surface of the sensor not be exposed to the laser beam.  Do not place the camera in extremely hot, cold temperatures (the operating temperature should be between -30°C to +60°C, or -40°C to +60°C if the camera model has an “H”...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Network Camera User Manual Table of Contents Table of Contents......................... 7 Chapter 1 System Requirement..................9 Chapter 2 Network Connection..................10 2.1 Setting the Network Camera over the LAN............10 2.1.1 Wiring over the LAN................10 2.1.2 Activating the Camera................11 2.2 Setting the Network Camera over the WAN.............16 2.2.1 Static IP Connection................
  • Page 8 Network Camera User Manual 7.10 Configuring Platform Access Settings............60 7.11 Configuring HTTPS Settings................61 Chapter 8 Video/Audio Settings..................64 8.1 Configuring Video Settings................64 8.2 Configuring Audio Settings................66 8.3 Configuring ROI Encoding................67 8.4 Display Info. on Stream..................69 Chapter 9 Image Settings....................69 9.1 Configuring Display Settings................69 9.1.1 Day/Night Auto-Switch................70 9.1.2 Day/Night Scheduled-Switch..............
  • Page 9: Chapter 1 System Requirement

    Network Camera User Manual Chapter 1 System Requirement Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP SP1 and above version CPU: 2.0 GHz or higher RAM: 1G or higher Display: 1024×768 resolution or higher Web Browser: Internet Explorer 8.0 and above version, Apple Safari 5.0.2 and above version, Mozilla Firefox 5.0 and above version and Google Chrome 18 and above version.
  • Page 10: Chapter 2 Network Connection

    To view and configure the camera via a LAN, you need to connect the network camera in the same subnet with your computer, and install the SADP or iVMS-4200 software to search and change the IP of the network camera.
  • Page 11: Activating The Camera

    Network Camera User Manual  Refer to the Figure 2-2 to set network camera over the LAN via a switch or a router. Figure 2-1 connecting Directly Figure 2-2 Connecting via a Switch or a Router 2.1.2 Activating the Camera You are required to activate the camera first by setting a strong password for it before you can use the camera.
  • Page 12 Network Camera User Manual Figure 2-3 SADP Interface 3. Create a password and input the password in the password field, and confirm the password. STRONG PASSWORD RECOMMENDED– We highly recommend you create a strong password of your own choosing (using a minimum of 8 characters, including at least three of the following categories: upper case letters, lower case letters, numbers, and special characters) in order to increase the security of your product.
  • Page 13 Network Camera User Manual Figure 2-4 Modify the IP Address 6. Input the password and click the Save button to activate your IP address modification. Activation via Client Software  The client software is versatile video management software for multiple kinds of devices.
  • Page 14 Network Camera User Manual Figure 2-5 Control Panel 2. Click the Device Management icon to enter the Device Management interface, as shown in the figure below. Figure 2-6 Device Management Interface 3. Check the device status from the device list, and select an inactive device.
  • Page 15 Network Camera User Manual 4. Click the Activate button to pop up the Activation interface. 5. Create a password and input the password in the password field, and confirm the password. STRONG PASSWORD RECOMMENDED–We highly recommend you create a strong password of your own choosing (using a minimum of 8 characters, including at least three of the following categories: upper case letters, lower case letters, numbers, and special characters) in order to increase the security of your product.
  • Page 16: Setting The Network Camera Over The Wan

    Network Camera User Manual Figure 2-8 Modifying the Network Parameters 8. Change the device IP address to the same subnet with your computer by either modifying the IP address manually or checking the checkbox of Enable DHCP. 9. Input the password to activate your IP address modification. 2.2 Setting the Network Camera over the WAN Purpose: This section explains how to connect the network camera to the WAN with a static IP...
  • Page 17: Dynamic Ip Connection

    Network Camera User Manual 1. Connect the network camera to the router. 2. Assign a LAN IP address, the subnet mask and the gateway. 3. Save the static IP in the router. 4. Set port mapping, e.g., 80, 8000, and 554 ports. The steps for port mapping vary according to the different routers.
  • Page 18 Network Camera User Manual 2. In the camera, assign a LAN IP address, the subnet mask and the gateway. Refer to Section 2.1.2 for detailed IP address configuration of the network camera. 3. In the router, set the PPPoE user name, password and confirm the password. 4.
  • Page 19 Network Camera User Manual Figure 2-12 Normal Domain Name Resolution Steps: 1. Apply a domain name from a domain name provider. 2. Configure the DDNS settings in the DDNS Settings interface of the network camera. 3. Visit the camera via the applied domain name. ...
  • Page 20: Chapter 3 Access To The Network Camera

    User Manual of Network Camera Chapter 3 Access to the Network Camera 3.1 Accessing by Web Browsers Steps: 1. Run the SADP software to search the online devices. 2. Double click IPv4 Address to open the browser. Figure 3-1 SADP Interface 3.
  • Page 21: Accessing By Client Software

    3.2 Accessing by Client Software The product CD contains the iVMS-4200 client software. You can view the live video and manage the camera with the software. Follow the installation prompts to install the software. The control panel and live view...
  • Page 22 Network Camera User Manual Figure 3-4 iVMS-4200 Control Panel Figure 3-5 iVMS-4200 Main View...
  • Page 23: Chapter 4 Wi-fi Settings

    Network Camera User Manual Chapter 4 Wi-Fi Settings Purpose: By connecting to the wireless network, you don’t need to use cable of any kind for network connection, which is very convenient for the actual surveillance application. Note: This chapter is only applicable for the cameras with the built-in Wi-Fi module. 4.1 Configuring Wi-Fi Connection in Manage and Ad-hoc Modes Purpose:...
  • Page 24: Wireless Connection In Ad-hoc Mode

    Network Camera User Manual Figure 4-2 Wi-Fi Setting 4. Check the radio button to select the Network mode as Manage, and the Security mode of the network is automatically shown when you select the wireless network, please don’t change it manually. Note: These parameters are exactly identical with those of the router.
  • Page 25 Network Camera User Manual 3. Choose the Security Mode of the wireless connection. 4. Enable the wireless connection function for your PC. 5. On the PC side, search the network and you can see the SSID of the camera listed. Figure 4-4 Ad-hoc Connection Point 6.
  • Page 26 Network Camera User Manual Authentication - Select Open or Shared Key System Authentication, depending on  the method used by your access point. Not all access points have this option, in which case they probably use Open System, which is sometimes known as SSID Authentication.
  • Page 27 Network Camera User Manual Figure 4-8 EAP-TLS Identity - Enter the user ID to present to the network.  Private key password – Enter the password for your user ID.  EAPOL version - Select the version used (1 or 2) in your access point. ...
  • Page 28: Easy Wi-fi Connection With Wps Function

    Network Camera User Manual increase the security of your product. Proper configuration of all passwords and other security settings is the  responsibility of the installer and/or end-user. 4.2 Easy Wi-Fi Connection with WPS function Purpose: The setting of the wireless network connection is never easy. To avoid the complex setting of the wireless connection you can enable the WPS function.
  • Page 29 Network Camera User Manual 1. Check the checkbox of to enable WPS. 2. Choose the connection mode as PBC. Note: Support of this mode is mandatory for both the Access Points and the connecting devices. 3. Check on the Wi-Fi router to see if there is a WPS button. If yes push the button and you can see the indicator near the button start flashing, which means the WPS function of the router is enabled.
  • Page 30: Ip Property Settings For Wireless Network Connection

    Network Camera User Manual If the PIN code is generated from the router side, you should enter the PIN code you get from the router side in the Router PIN code field. 3. Click Connect. You can generate the PIN code on the camera side. And the expired time for the PIN code is 120 seconds.
  • Page 31 Network Camera User Manual Figure 4-11 Setting WLAN Parameters 3. Customize the IPv4 address, the IPv4 Subnet Mask and the Default Gateway. The setting procedure is the same with that of LAN. If you want to be assigned the IP address you can check the checkbox to enable the DHCP.
  • Page 32: Chapter 5 Live View

    User Manual of Network Camera Chapter 5 Live View 5.1 Live View Page Purpose: The live view page allows you to view the real-time video, capture images, realize PTZ control, set/call presets and configure video parameters. Log in the network camera to enter the live view page, or you can click Live View on the menu bar of the main page to enter the live view page.
  • Page 33: Starting Live View

    Network Camera User Manual Toolbar allows you to adjust the live view window size, the stream type, and the plug-ins. It also allows you to process the operations on the live view page, e.g., start/stop live view, capture, record, audio on/off, two-way audio, start/stop digital zoom, etc.
  • Page 34: Recording And Capturing Pictures Manually

    Network Camera User Manual Icon Description Manually start/stop recording. Audio on and adjust volume /Mute. Turn on/off microphone. Start/stop digital zoom function. Start/Stop 3D Zoom Note: The icons vary according to the different camera models. 5.3 Recording and Capturing Pictures Manually In the live view interface, click on the toolbar to capture the live pictures or click to record the live view.
  • Page 35 Network Camera User Manual Figure 5-3 PTZ Control Panel Click the zoom/focus/iris buttons to realize lens control. Notes:  There are eight direction arrows ( , ) in the control panel. Click the arrows to realize adjustment in the relative positions. ...
  • Page 36 Network Camera User Manual Figure 5-4 Setting a Preset 2. Use the PTZ control buttons to move the lens to the desired position. • Pan the camera to the right or left. • Tilt the camera up or down. • Zoom in or out. •...
  • Page 37: Chapter 6 Network Camera Configuration

    User Manual of Network Camera Chapter 6 Network Camera Configuration 6.1 Configuring Local Parameters Purpose: The local configuration refers to the parameters of the live view, record files and captured pictures. The record files and captured pictures are the ones you record and capture using the web browser and thus the saving paths of them are on the PC running the browser.
  • Page 38 Network Camera User Manual  Protocol Type: TCP, UDP, MULTICAST and HTTP are selectable. TCP: Ensures complete delivery of streaming data and better video quality, yet the real-time transmission will be affected. UDP: Provides real-time audio and video streams. HTTP: Allows the same quality as of TCP without setting specific ports for streaming under some network environments.
  • Page 39: Configure System Settings

    Network Camera User Manual  Save clips to: Set the saving path of the clipped video files in playback mode. Note: You can click Browse to change the directory for saving the clips and  pictures, and click Open to open the set folder of clips and picture saving. 3.
  • Page 40: Configuring Time Settings

    Network Camera User Manual 6.2.2 Configuring Time Settings Purpose: You can follow the instructions in this section to configure the time synchronization and DST settings. Steps: Enter the Time Settings interface,Configuration > Advanced Configuration> System > Time Settings. Figure 6-3 Time Settings 1.
  • Page 41: Configuring Maintenance

    Network Camera User Manual Figure 6-4 Time Sync by NTP Server Note: If the camera is connected to a public network, you should use a NTP server that has a time synchronization function, such as the server at the National Time Center (IP Address: 210.72.145.44).
  • Page 42 Network Camera User Manual The maintenance interface allows you to process the operations, including reboot, default, export/import the configuration files, and remote upgrade the device. Enter the Maintenance interface: Configuration > Advanced Configuration> System > Maintenance Figure 6-6 Maintenance  Reboot: Restart the device. ...
  • Page 43: Configuring Rs232 Settings

    Network Camera User Manual to certain place. 2. Click Browse to select the saved configuration file and then click Import to start importing configuration file. Note: You need to reboot the camera after importing configuration file.  Remote Upgrade: Upgrade the device to a certain version. Steps: 1.
  • Page 44: Configuring Dst Settings

    Network Camera User Manual 2. Configure the Baud Rate, Data Bit, Stop Bit, Parity, Flow Control, and Usage. Figure 6-7 RS232 Settings Note: If you want to connect the camera by the RS232 port, the parameters of the RS232 should be exactly the same with the parameters you configured here. 3.
  • Page 45: Configuring Service

    Network Camera User Manual Figure 6-8 DST Settings 2. Select the start time and the end time. 3. Select the DST Bias. 4. Click Save to activate the settings. 6.2.6 Configuring Service Purpose: For the device Service, including the IR light and status LED, you can control them via the Web browser.
  • Page 46: Chapter 7network Settings

    User Manual of Network Camera Chapter 7Network Settings Purpose: You can configure the parameters, including TCP/IP, Port,DDNS, PPPoE, SNMP,QoS,FTP,Wi-Fi,Email,NAT,Platform Access,HTPPS etc., by following the instructions in this section. 7.1 Configuring TCP/IP Settings Purpose: TCP/IP settings must be properly configured before you operate the camera over network.
  • Page 47: Configuring Port Settings

    Network Camera User Manual 2. Configure the basic network settings, including the NIC Type, IPv4 or IPv6 Address, IPv4 or IPv6 Subnet Mask, IPv4 or IPv6 Default Gateway, MTU settings and Multicast Address. 3. (Optional) Check the checkbox of Enable Multicast Discovery, and then the online network camera can be automatically detected by client software via private multicast protocol in the LAN.
  • Page 48: Configuring Ddns Settings

    Network Camera User Manual Figure 7-2 Port Settings 2. Set the HTTP port, RTSP port, HTTPS port and server port of the camera. HTTP Port: The default port number is 80, and it can be changed to any port No. which is not occupied.
  • Page 49 Network Camera User Manual 1. Enter the DDNS Settings interface: Configuration > Advance Configuration > Network > DDNS. 2. Check the Enable DDNS checkbox to enable this feature. 3. Select DDNS Type. Four DDNS types are selectable: HiDDNS, IPServer , DynDNS and NO-IP.
  • Page 50 Network Camera User Manual Figure 7-4 IP Server Settings Note: For the IP Server, you have to apply a static IP, subnet mask, and gateway • and preferred DNS from the ISP. The Server Address should be entered with the static IP address of the computer that runs the IP Server software. For the US and Canada area, you can enter 173.200.91.74 as the server •...
  • Page 51: Configuring Pppoe Settings

    Network Camera User Manual (3)Enter the Domain name you registered. (4)Enter the User Name and Password. (5)Click Save and then you can view the camera with the domain name. HiDDNS  Steps: (1) Choose the DDNS Type as HiDDNS. Figure 7-6 HiDDNS Settings (1)Enter the Server Address www.hiddns.com.
  • Page 52: Configuring Snmp Settings

    Network Camera User Manual Figure 7-7 PPPoE Settings 2. Check the Enable PPPoE checkbox to enable this feature. 3. Enter User Name, Password, and Confirm password for PPPoE access. Note: The User Name and Password should be assigned by your ISP. For your privacy and to better protect your system against security risks, we ...
  • Page 53 Network Camera User Manual Before setting the SNMP, please download the SNMP software and manage to receive the camera information via SNMP port. By setting the Trap Address, the camera can send the alarm event and exception messages to the surveillance center. Note: The SNMP version you select should be the same as that of the SNMP software.
  • Page 54 Network Camera User Manual Figure 7-8 SNMP Settings 2. Check the checkbox of Enable SNMPv1, Enable SNMP v2c, Enable SNMPv3 to enable the feature correspondingly. 3. Configure the SNMP settings. Note: The settings of the SNMP software should be the same as the settings you configure here.
  • Page 55: Configuring Qos Settings

    Network Camera User Manual A reboot is required for the settings to take effect. • To lower the risk of information leakage, you are suggested to enable SNMP v3 • instead of SNMP v1 or v2. 7.6 Configuring QoS Settings Purpose: QoS (Quality of Service) can help solve the network delay and network congestion by configuring the priority of data sending.
  • Page 56 Network Camera User Manual You can configure the FTP server related information to enable the uploading of the captured pictures to the FTP server. The captured pictures can be triggered by events or a timing snapshot task. Steps: 1. Enter the FTP Settings interface: Configuration > Advance Configuration > Network >...
  • Page 57: Configuring Email Settings

    Network Camera User Manual 4. Set the directory structure and picture filing interval. Directory: In the Directory Structure field, you can select the root directory, parent directory and child directory. When the parent directory is selected, you have the option to use the Device Name, Device Number or Device IP for the name of the directory;...
  • Page 58 Network Camera User Manual Please configure the DNS Server settings under Configuration > Advance Configuration > Network > TCP/IP before using the Email function. Steps: 1. Enter the TCP/IP Settings (Configuration > Advance Configuration > Network > TCP/IP) to set the IPv4 Address, IPv4 Subnet Mask, IPv4 Default Gateway and the Preferred DNS Server.
  • Page 59 Network Camera User Manual For your privacy and to better protect your system against security risks, we  strongly recommend the use of strong passwords for all functions and network devices. The password should be something of your own choosing (using a minimum of 8 characters, including at least three of the following categories: upper case letters, lower case letters, numbers and special characters) in order to increase the security of your product.
  • Page 60: Configuring Nat Settings

    Network Camera User Manual 7.9 Configuring NAT Settings Purpose: NAT interface allows you to configure the UPnP™ parameters. Universal Plug and Play (UPnP™) is a networking architecture that provides compatibility among networking equipment, software and other hardware devices. The UPnP protocol allows devices to connect seamlessly and to simplify the implementation of networks in the home and corporate environments.
  • Page 61: Configuring Https Settings

    Network Camera User Manual Platform access provides you an option to manage the devices via platform. Steps: 1. Enter the Platform Access settings interface: Configuration > Advance Configuration > Network >Platform Access Figure 7-13 Platform Access 2. Check the checkbox of Enable to enable the platform access function of the device.
  • Page 62 Network Camera User Manual Figure 7-14 HTTPS Configuration Interface 3. Create the authorized certificate. Create the authorized certificate  (1) Select Create the certificate request first and continue the installation as the Installation Method. (2) Click Create button to create the certificate request. Fill in the required information in the popup window.
  • Page 63 Network Camera User Manual (3) Download the certificate request and submit it to the trusted certificate authority for signature. (4) After receiving the signed valid certificate, import the certificate to the device. 4. There will be the certificate information after your successfully creating and installing the certificate.
  • Page 64: Chapter 8 Video/audio Settings

    User Manual of Network Camera Chapter 8 Video/Audio Settings Purpose: Follow the instructions below to configure the video setting, audio settings, ROI, and Display info. on Stream. 8.1 Configuring Video Settings Steps: 1. Enter the Video Settings interface, Configuration > Advance Configuration > Video/Audio >...
  • Page 65 Network Camera User Manual Select the stream type to video stream, or video & audio composite stream. The audio signal will be recorded only when the Video Type is Video & Audio. Resolution: Select the resolution of the video output. Bitrate Type: Select the bitrate type to constant or variable.
  • Page 66: Configuring Audio Settings

    Network Camera User Manual bitrate. Profile: Basic profile, Main Profile, and High Profile for coding are selectable. I Frame Interval: Set I Frame Interval from 1 to 400. SVC: Scalable Video Coding is an extension of the H.264/AVC standard. Select OFF/ON to disable/enable the SVC function.
  • Page 67: Configuring Roi Encoding

    Network Camera User Manual Figure 8-2 Audio Settings 2. Configure the following settings. Note: Audio settings vary according to different camera models. Audio Encoding:G.711 ulaw, G.711alaw, G.726, MP2L2 and PCM are selectable. For MP2L2, the Sampling Rate and Audio Stream Bitrate are configurable. For PCM, the Sampling Rate can be set.
  • Page 68 Network Camera User Manual Figure 8-3 Region of Interest Settings Steps: 1. Enter the ROI settings interface: Configuration > Advance Configuration > Video/Audio > ROI. 2. Select the Stream Type for ROI encoding. 3. Check the checkbox of Enable under Fixed Region item. 4.
  • Page 69: Display Info. On Stream

    Network Camera User Manual (6) Click Save the save the settings of ROI settings for chosen fixed region. (7) Repeat steps (1) to (6) to setup other fixed regions. 5. Click Save to save the settings. Note: ROI level means the image quality enhancing level. The larger the value is, the better the image quality would be.
  • Page 70: Day/night Auto-switch

    Network Camera User Manual Note: The display parameters vary according to the different camera models. Please refer to the actual interface for details. 9.1.1 Day/Night Auto-Switch Steps: 1. Enter the Display Settings interface, Configuration > Advance Configuration > Image > Display Settings. Figure 9-1 Display Settings of Day/Night Auto-Switch 2.
  • Page 71: Exposure Settings

    Network Camera User Manual Sharpness describes the edge contrast of the image, which ranges from 1 to 100.  Exposure Settings If the camera is equipped with the fixed lens, only Manual is selectable, and the iris mode is not configurable. If Auto is selected, you can set the auto iris level from 0 to 100.
  • Page 72 Network Camera User Manual the value is, the easier the mode switches. The filtering time refers to the interval time between the day/night switch. You can set it from 5s to 120s. Scheduled-Switch: Set the start time and the end time to define the duration for day/night mode.
  • Page 73 Network Camera User Manual Figure 9-5 White Balance Image Enhancement  Digital Noise Reduction: DNR reduces the noise in the video stream. OFF, Normal and Expert are selectable. Set the DNR level from 0 to 100 in Normal Mode. Set the DNR level from both space DNR level [0-100] and time DNR level [0-100] in Expert Mode.
  • Page 74: Day/night Scheduled-switch

    Network Camera User Manual Figure 9-7 Video Adjustment 9.1.2 Day/Night Scheduled-Switch Day/Night scheduled-switch configuration interface enables you to set the camera parameters for day and night separately, guaranteeing the image quality in different illumination. Figure 9-8 Day/Night Scheduled-Switch Configuration Interface Steps: 1.
  • Page 75: Configuring Osd Settings

    Network Camera User Manual 10 o'clock in the morning and stopped at 1 o'clock early in the next morning. 2. Click Common tab to configure the common parameters applicable to the day mode and night mode. Note: For the detailed information of each parameter, please refer to Section 9.1.1 Day/Night Auto-Switch.
  • Page 76: Configuring Text Overlay

    Network Camera User Manual week if required. 3. Edit the camera name in the text field of Camera Name. 4. Select from the drop-down list to set the time format and date format. 5. Select from the drop-down list to set the time format, date format, display mode, OSD size and OSD color.
  • Page 77: Configuring Privacy Mask

    Network Camera User Manual Figure 9-10 Text Overlay 2. Check Enable text Overlay checkbox 1 to enable the function. 3. Input a text you want. 4. Click Save to save settings. Note: There are 4 text that you can input ,and the text can move if you want. 9.4 Configuring Privacy Mask Purpose: Privacy mask enables you to cover certain areas on the live video to prevent certain...
  • Page 78: Chapter 10 Security Settings

    Network Camera User Manual Figure 9-11 Privacy Mask Settings 4. Click and drag the mouse in the live video window to draw the mask area. Note: You are allowed to draw up to 4 areas on the same image. 5. Click Stop Drawing to finish drawing or click Clear All to clear all of the areas you set without saving them.
  • Page 79 Network Camera User Manual Steps: Configuration > Advance Enter User Management interface: Configuration > Security > User Figure 10-1 User Management Interface Adding a User  The admin user has all permissions by default and can create/modify/delete other accounts. The admin user cannot be deleted and you can only change the admin password. Steps: 1.
  • Page 80 Network Camera User Manual Figure 10-2 Add a User Modifying a User  Steps: 1. Left-click to select the user from the list and click Modify. 2. Modify the User Name, Level and Password. 3. STRONG PASSWORD RECOMMENDED–We highly recommend you create a strong password of your own choosing (using a minimum of 8 characters, including at least three of the following categories: upper case letters, lower case letters, numbers, and special characters) in order to...
  • Page 81: Authentication

    Network Camera User Manual Figure 10-3 Modify a User Deleting a User  Steps: 1. Click to select the user you want to delete and click Delete. 2. Click OK on the pop-up dialogue box to confirm the deletion. 10.2 Authentication Purpose: You can specifically secure the stream data of live view.
  • Page 82: Ip Address Filter

    Network Camera User Manual 2. Select the RTSP Authentication type basic or disable in the drop-down list to enable or disable the RTSP authentication. Note: If you disable the RTSP authentication, anyone can access the video stream by the RTSP protocol via the IP address. 3.
  • Page 83: Security Service

    Network Camera User Manual Add an IP Address  Steps: (1) Click the Add to add an IP. (2) Input the IP Adreess. Figure 10-6 Add an IP (3) Click the OK to finish adding. Modify an IP Address  Steps: (1) Left-click an IP address from filter list and click Modify.
  • Page 84 Network Camera User Manual 1. Enter the security service configuration interface: Configuration > Advance Configuration > Security >Security Service. Figure 10-8 Security Service 2. Check the checkbox of Enable SSH to enable the data communication security, and uncheck the checkbox to disable the SSH. 3.
  • Page 85: Chapter 11 Basic Event Settings

    User Manual of Network Camera Chapter 11 Basic Event Settings You can configure the basic events by following the instructions in this section, including motion detection, video tampering, alarm input, alarm output, and exception, etc. These events can trigger the linkage methods, such as Notify Surveillance Center, Send Email, Trigger Alarm Output, etc.
  • Page 86 Network Camera User Manual Figure 11-1 Enable Motion Detection 4. Click Draw Area. Click and drag the mouse on the live video to draw a motion detection area. Click Stop Drawing to finish drawing one area. 5. (Optional) Click Clear All to clear all of the areas. 6.
  • Page 87 Network Camera User Manual 1. (Optional) Click Delete to delete the current arming schedule, or click Save to save the settings. 2. Move the mouse to the end of each day, a copy dialogue box pops up, and you can copy the current settings to other days. 3.
  • Page 88 Network Camera User Manual Note: To send the Email when an event occurs, please refer to Section 7.2.3 to complete Email setup in advance.  Upload to FTP/Memory Card/NAS Capture the image when an alarm is triggered and upload the picture to a FTP server.
  • Page 89 Network Camera User Manual Figure 11-4 Expert Mode of Motion Detection  Day/Night Switch OFF Steps: 1. Draw the detection area as in the normal configuration mode. Up to 8 areas are supported. 2. Select OFF for Switch Day and Night Settings. 3.
  • Page 90: Configuring Video Tampering Alarm

    Network Camera User Manual the selected area at night. 6. Set the arming schedule and linkage method as in the normal configuration mode. 7. Click Save to save the settings.  Day/Night Scheduled-Switch Steps: 1. Draw the detection area as in the normal configuration mode. Up to 8 areas are supported.
  • Page 91: Configuring Alarm Input

    Network Camera User Manual Figure 11-6 Video Tampering Alarm 2. Check Enable Video Tampering checkbox to enable the video tampering detection. 3. Set the video tampering area. 4. The default arming schedule for video tampering is 7*24 hours. 5. Check the checkbox to select the linkage method taken for the video tampering. Audible warning, notify surveillance center, send email and trigger alarm output are selectable.
  • Page 92 Network Camera User Manual 2. Choose the alarm input No. and the Alarm Type. The alarm type can be NO (Normally Open) and NC (Normally Closed). Edit the name to set a name for the alarm input (optional). Figure 11-8 Alarm Input Settings 3.
  • Page 93: Configuring Alarm Output

    Network Camera User Manual 11.4 Configuring Alarm Output Figure 11-10 Alarm Output Settings Steps: 1. Enter the Alarm Output Settings interface: Configuration > Advance Configuration >Basic Event > Alarm Output. 2. Select one alarm output channel in the Alarm Output drop-down list. You can also set a name for the alarm output (optional).
  • Page 94: Exception

    Network Camera User Manual 11.5 Exception The exception type can be HDD full, HDD error, network disconnected, IP address conflicted and illegal login to the cameras. Steps: Configuration > Advance 1. Enter Exception Settings interface: Configuration >Basic Event >Exception. 2. Check the checkbox to set the actions taken for the Exception alarm. Figure 11-11 Exception Settings 3.
  • Page 95: Chapter 12 Smart Event

    Network Camera User Manual Figure 11-12 Setting PIR Alarm 2. Check the checkbox of Enable to activate the PIR alarm function. 3. Input the alarm name in the text field as desired. 4. Check the checkbox to select the linkage methods taken for the PIR alarm. 5.
  • Page 96: Configuring Line Crossing Detection

    Network Camera User Manual Output, etc. 12.1 Configuring Line Crossing Detection Purpose: Line crossing detection function detects people, vehicle or other objects which cross a pre-defined virtual line, and some certain actions can be taken when the alarm is triggered. Note: Line crossing detection function varies according to different camera models.
  • Page 97: Configuring Intrusion Detection

    Network Camera User Manual 5. Click-and-drag the line, and you can locate it on the live video as desired. Click on the line, two red squares are displayed on each end, and you can click-and-drag one of the red squares to define the shape and length of the line. 6.
  • Page 98 Network Camera User Manual 1. Enter the Intrusion Detection settings interface, Configuration > Advance Configuration >Smart Event>Intrusion Detection. Figure 12-2 Intrusion Detection 2. Check the checkbox of Enable Intrusion Detection to enable the function. 3. Select the region from the drop-down list for detection settings. 4.
  • Page 99 Network Camera User Manual object can trigger the alarm. Percentage: Range [1-100]. Percentage defines the ratio of the in-region part of the object which can trigger the alarm. For example, if the percentage is set as 50%, when the object enters the region and occupies half of the whole region, the alarm is triggered.
  • Page 100: Chapter 13 Storage Settings

    User Manual of Network Camera Chapter 13 Storage Settings Before you start: To configure record settings, please make sure that you have the network storage device or local storage device configured. 13.1 Configuring Record Schedule Purpose: There are two kinds of recording for the cameras: manual recording and scheduled recording.
  • Page 101 Network Camera User Manual 2. Set the camera record parameters. Figure 13-2 Record Parameters  Pre-record: The time you set to start recording before the scheduled time or the event. For example, if an alarm triggers recording at 10:00, and the pre-record time is set as 5 seconds, the camera starts to record at 9:59:55.
  • Page 102 Network Camera User Manual detection area and check the checkbox of Trigger Channel in the Linkage Method of Motion Detection Settings interface. For detailed information, please refer to the Task 1: Set the Motion Detection Area in the Section 10.1.1. ...
  • Page 103: Configuring Storage Management

    Network Camera User Manual 13.2 Configuring Storage Management Purpose: With memory card input, you can view the memory card status. Steps: 1. Enter storage management configuration interface: Configuration > Advance Configuration >Storage >Storage Management Figure 13-3 Storage Management 2. View the memory card status on HDD Device List. 3.
  • Page 104 Network Camera User Manual (1) Enter the NAS settings interface, Configuration > Advance Configuration >Storage > NAS Figure 13-4 Add Network Disk (2) Enter the IP address of the network disk, and enter the file path. (3) Select the mounting type. NFS and SMB/CIFS are selectable. And you can set the user name and password to guarantee the security if SMB/CIFS is selected.
  • Page 105 Network Camera User Manual (1) Enter the HDD Settings interface, Configuration > Storage > Storage Management > HDD Management, in which you can view the capacity, free space, status, type and property of the disk. Figure 13-5 Storage Management Interface (2) If the status of the disk is Uninitialized, check the corresponding checkbox to select the disk and click Format to start initializing the disk.
  • Page 106: Configuring Snapshot

    Network Camera User Manual Figure 13-7 Quota Settings Note: Up to 8 NAS disks can be connected to the camera. 13.4 Configuring Snapshot Purpose: You can configure the scheduled snapshot and event-triggered snapshot. The captured picture can be stored in the local storage or network storage. Steps: Configuration >...
  • Page 107 Network Camera User Manual Figure 13-8 Set Capture Parameters 4. Set the time interval between two snapshots. 5. Click Save to save the settings.
  • Page 108: Chapter 14 Playback

    User Manual of Network Camera Chapter 14 Playback Purpose: This section explains how to view the remotely recorded video files stored in the network disks or memory cards. Steps: 1. Click Playback on the menu bar to enter playback interface. Figure 14-1 Playback Interface 2.
  • Page 109 Network Camera User Manual 3. Click to play the video files found on this date. The toolbar on the bottom of Playback interface can be used to control playing process. Figure 14-3 Playback Toolbar Table 14-1 Description of the buttons Button Operation Button...
  • Page 110: Appendix

    User Manual of Network Camera Appendix Appendix 1 SADP Software Introduction  Description of SADP SADP (Search Active Devices Protocol) is a kind of user-friendly and installation-free online device search tool. It searches the active online devices within your subnet and displays the information of the devices.
  • Page 111 Network Camera User Manual Note: Device can be searched and displayed in the list in 15 seconds after it went online; it will be removed from the list in 45 seconds after it went offline.  Search online devices manually You can also click to refresh the online device list manually.
  • Page 112 Network Camera User Manual Figure A.1.2 Modify Network Parameters...
  • Page 113: Appendix 2 Port Mapping

    Network Camera User Manual Appendix 2 Port Mapping The following settings are for TP-LINK router (TL-WR641G). The settings vary depending on different models of routers. Steps: 1. Select the WAN Connection Type, as shown below: Figure A.2.1 Select the WAN Connection Type 2.
  • Page 114 Network Camera User Manual another camera as 81, 8001, 555, 8201 with IP 192.168.1.24. Refer to the steps as below: Steps: 1. As the settings mentioned above, map the port 80, 8000, 554 and 8200 for the network camera at 192.168.1.23 2.

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