Sanyo VCC-3944 Instruction Manual

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Before installing and using the camera, please read this manual carefully. Be sure to keep it handy for later reference.



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  • Page 1 INSTRUCTION MANUAL COLOR CCD camera About this manual Before installing and using the camera, please read this manual carefully. Be sure to keep it handy for later reference. VCC-3944...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Depending on the conditions of use, installation and environment, please be sure to make the appropriate settings and adjustments. If you need help with installation and/or settings, please consult your dealer. CONTENTS INFORMATION TO USER ... 2 PRECAUTIONS ... 3 PARTS NAMES ...
  • Page 3: Information To User

    (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Sanyo may void the user’s authority to operate this camera. English...
  • Page 4: Precautions

    If water or a liquid gets inside the camera, disconnect the power cord immediately, and consult your dealer (or a Sanyo Authorized Service Centre). Be careful to protect the camera from rain, sea water, etc.
  • Page 5: Parts Names

    PARTS NAMES Flange-back lock screw (LOCK) Flange-back adjustment dial Lens mount cap The cap is installed to protect the lens mount section. Remove the lens mount cap before installing a lens (sold separately). Camera installation bracket The bracket can be fixed at the top or bottom of the camera. When fixing the bracket, be sure to use the longer screws and install the shorter screws on the opposite side to seal the openings.
  • Page 6 PARTS NAMES Camera setup section White balance adjustment volume (WB R or B) Line phase adjustment volume (PHASE) Lens iris adjustment volume (LEVEL) Lens iris output connector (LENS) This 4-pin connector is used to send the DC control signal and power supply to an auto-iris type lens.
  • Page 7: Mounting The Lens

    MOUNTING THE LENS Please use a DC type auto-iris lens (sold separately). Check the lens mount Do not use a lens if the length “L” is more than 5 mm. That may damage the camera and prevent proper installation. C mount type lens Remove the lens mount cap from the camera.
  • Page 8 MOUNTING THE LENS Pin layout Flange-back adjustment If the pick-up surface is not correctly positioned with relation to the lens focal point, the picture will be out of focus (in particular when using auto-iris power zoom lenses, sold separately). If that is the case, adjust the flange-back position as described below.
  • Page 9: Connections

    CONNECTIONS (Video signal connections) : VIDEO IN : VIDEO OUT Basic connection for monitoring or recording The peripheral devices (VCR, monitor, lens, etc.), AC adaptor and cables are sold separately. Make the video signal connection between the camera and the monitor or time lapse VCR. Connect the power supply.
  • Page 10: Settings

    SETTINGS English Camera setup section Settings Electronic Iris (EI)/Auto iris (AI) setting Gain up setting • HI (High)/NORM (Normal) Backlight compensation mode setting (BLC) • MULTI (Multi)/OFF Backlight compensation mode setting (BLC) • CENT (Center)/OFF White balance setting • MANU (manual)/ATW (auto tracing white balance) Syncronisation (SYNC) setting •...
  • Page 11 SETTINGS Iris function setting 1 This should normally be set to the down (AI) position. Use a manual or fixed iris lens and set the lens aperture to the shortest F stop. Set the switch to the up (EI) position. Note: Please refer to the specifications for dynamic range of the electronic iris.
  • Page 12: Backlight Compensation Setting

    SETTINGS Backlight compensation setting 3 4 This camera has two different backlight correction functions: multi-spot photometry (MULTI) and center focus photometry (CENT). The normal setting (switch ) is the down position, but you can change the switch setting in accordance with the backlight conditions.
  • Page 13: White Balance Adjustment

    SETTINGS White balance adjustment 5 Normally the switch is set to the down (ATW: auto white balance) position and the white balance is adjusted automatically. If a manual white balance adjustment is necessary, follow the steps below. Set the switch to the up (MANU) position, then adjust the color.
  • Page 14 SETTINGS Lens iris adjustment 7 If using a DC type auto-iris lens, you will need to set the LEVEL volume when shooting in the conditions described below. LEVEL L (counterclockwise): To decrease the contrast H (clockwise): To increase the contrast •...
  • Page 15: Troubleshooting

    Before taking the camera for repairs, please check below to make sure that the camera is used correctly. If it still does not perform correctly, please consult your dealer or a Sanyo Authorized Service Centre. No picture on the monitor screen •...
  • Page 16: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Camera: Scanning system : NTSC standard (525 TV lines, 30 frames/sec.) Interlace : PLL 2:1 interlace Image device : 1/4 inch solid state image device CCD Picture elements : 537 (H) x 505 (V) Effective picture elements : 510 (H) x 492 (V) Synchronizing system : Internal sync, Line lock manually switchable...
  • Page 17 SPECIFICATIONS Dimensions 25.8 Features and specifications are subject to change without prior notice or obligations. 10.7 English...
  • Page 19 In order to obtain warranty service, the product must be delivered to and picked up from an Authorized Sanyo Service Center at the user’s expense, unless specifically stated otherwise in this warranty. The names and addresses of Authorized Sanyo Service Centers may be obtained by calling the toll-free number listed below.
  • Page 20 Printed on recycled paper Sanyo Electric Co, Ltd. 1AC6P1P2620-- Printed in Japan L5AF2/US (0103KPS-CZ)