CAUTION for LAN port For safety reason, do not connect the LAN port to any network devices that might have excessive voltage. For customers in the U.S.A. (SNC-RZ50N only) This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:...
Table of Contents Overview Features ... 6 How to Use This User’s Guide ... 7 Precautions ... 7 Operating precautions ... 7 System Requirements ... 8 Preparation Assigning the IP Address to the Camera ... 9 Assigning an IP address using the Setup Program ...
Common Tab — Setting the image memory function ... 55 Alarm recording Tab — Setting the Image memory function when detecting the alarm ... 56 Periodical recording Tab — Setting the periodical recording mode ... 57 Folder structure of image memory ... 58 Downloading Images from the Camera —...
CF card slot or PC card slot enables you to transmit images from the camera via wireless LAN (802.11b). Features If you use the CF card slot, insert the Sony wireless card SNCA-CFW1 (optional) in it. If you use the PC card slot, use with a commercially available Compact Flash Type II-PCMCIA converting adaptor.
Be sure to read the Installation Manual before operating. Precautions This Sony product has been designed with safety in mind. However, if not used properly electrical products can cause fires which may lead to serious body injury. To avoid such accidents, be sure to heed the following.
System Requirements These are the requirements for the computer that displays the image or controls the camera. Processor Intel Pentium 4, 1.5 GHz or higher (Pentium 4, 2.4 GHz or higher recommended) 256 MB or more Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP Web browser Microsoft Internet Explorer Ver.6.0 or later System Requirements...
Preparation The Preparation section explains what the administrator has to prepare for monitoring images after installation and connection of the camera. Assigning the IP Address to the Camera To connect the camera to a network, you need to assign a new IP address to the camera when you install it for the first time.
Click on the camera in the list to which you want to assign a new IP address. The network settings for the selected camera are displayed. Set the IP address. To obtain the IP address automatically from a DHCP server: Select Obtain an IP address automatically.
The factory setting of the camera network is as follows. IP address: 192.168.0.100 Subnet mask: 255.0.0.0 Wireless LAN setting Type: Adhoc SSID: snc-rz50 Channel: 11 ch WEP: Nothing IP address: 10.0.0.100 Subnet mask: 255.0.0.0 The welcome page of the network camera is displayed on the web browser.
When the main viewer of the camera is displayed for the first time When you click Enter, “Security Warning” is displayed. When you click Yes, ActiveX control is installed and the main viewer is displayed. Notes • If Automatic configuration is enabled in the Local Area Network (LAN) Settings of Internet Explorer, the image may not be displayed.
Basic Configuration by the Administrator You can monitor the camera image by logging in with the initial conditions set for this network camera. You can also set various functions according to the installing position, network conditions or purpose of the camera. We recommend you configure the following items before monitoring images from the camera.
Operating the Camera The Operating the Camera section explains how to monitor the image from the camera using your Web browser. Use Internet Explorer as the Web browser. The functions of the camera should be set by the Administrator. For the setting of the camera, see “Administrating the Camera”...
Logging in to Homepage — Welcome Page Logging in as a user Start the web browser on your computer and type the IP address of the camera you want to monitor. The welcome page of Network Camera is displayed. Select the viewer. The usable codecs and viewers are displayed depending on the Mode setting in the Video Codec Tab in the Camera menu (page 39).
With the Java applet viewer Control the camera from the main viewer. Note If the welcome page does not start correctly, the security level of the Internet Explorer may be set to higher than Medium. See “To display the welcome page and the main viewer correctly”...
Java applet viewer You can select this viewer when the camera image is in JPEG. The frame rate is lower than the ActiveX viewer. The Java applet viewer operates only when Java is installed and Java (Sun) is enabled. If it does not operate correctly, check whether the specified Java version has been installed successfully and Java (Sun) is enabled.
Main menu Setting Click to display the Administrator menu. (page 29) You can operate this function only when logging in as the administrator. Home Displays the welcome page. Camera control section Frame rate (Displayed only when the camera image is in JPEG.) Selects the frame rate to transmit images.
Focus control To focus on a nearby object, press distant object, press By pressing , the focus is set to the optimum position. Note To control the focus manually, set Focus mode of the Camera menu to Manual. (page 36) Trigger (Displayed only when the camera Viewer mode (page 46) is set to Full and one or more triggers are...
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 12, 16, 20, 25 fps The number refers to the frame number transmitted per second. For example, if you select 30 fps for SNC-RZ50N, the image is sent at the maximum speed of the connected line (30 fps maximum).
Capturing a Monitor Image You can capture an image being monitored as a still image and save it in the computer. Capturing a monitor image Display the camera image in the monitor window. Click The still image of the moment you click is captured, and this still image is displayed in the capture window.
Operating the Camera You can operate the camera from the main viewer. When you click , the display switches to and Preset position list box are displayed on the upper right of the window. When is displayed in white on the upper right of the window, you can use the Pan/Tilt control function.
zoom in further using the digital zoom, specify the area again. • When the specified area is zoomed in, the center may be shifted. In this case, click the point you want to move to the center. Zooming an image by the camera zoom bar When you have the authorization to control this function, the zoom bar is displayed below the window.
Sending an Image File You can send a captured still image by attaching it to an e-mail, or to the FTP server. To use this function, you need to make e-Mail (SMTP) or FTP client active and set the address properly in the Trigger menu of the Administrator menu (page 62).
Controlling Alarm Output 1, 2 You can control On (short-circuit) and Off (open) of Alarm Output 1, 2. To use this function, you need to make Alarm output 1 or Alarm output 2 active in the Trigger menu of the Administrator menu (page 62).
Playing the Audio File Stored in the Camera You can play the audio file stored in the camera using the SNC audio upload tool. To use this function, you need to make Voice alert active in the Trigger menu of the Administrator menu (page 63).
properly when UDP (Unicast) is selected. In that case, select TCP. UDP (Multicast): This protocol is selectable when Multicast streaming (page 41) is On. When UDP (Multicast) is selected as the transmission port, RTP (Real-time Transport Protocol) and UDP multicast techniques are adopted for video/audio transmission.
Administrating the Camera The Administrating the Camera section explains how to set the functions of the camera by the Administrator. For the monitoring of the camera image, see “Operating the Camera” on page 14. This section explains the basic operations and each option of the Administrator menu.
Example: “System” menu Select the required tab above the menu, and set each setting option in the tab. Example: “Date & time” tab of “System” menu See pages 32 to 72 for details of the menu tabs and setting options. After setting, click OK.
e-Mail (SMTP) Displays the e-Mail (SMTP) menu for sending an e- mail. (“Sending an Image via E-mail — e-Mail (SMTP) Menu” on page 50) FTP client Displays the FTP client menu for sending an image/ audio file, etc. to an FTP server. (“Sending Images to FTP Server —...
Custom Homepage Installer included in the supplied CD-ROM. To learn how to use of the Custom Homepage Installer, see page 82. For the verified cards, contact your authorized Sony dealer. To display your individual homepage, perform the following operation: Select Custom.
Operation time Sets the time length for a user who has control authority. The selectable range is from 10 to 600 seconds. This is effective when Exclusive control mode is On. Maximum wait number Sets the number of users who are permitted to wait for their turn for control authority during operation by one user.
Interval Select an interval between 1 and 24 hours at which you want to adjust the camera’s time referring to the NTP server’s time. The set interval is a guide, and does not indicate the exact time. Note The setting time may not match with the exact time according to the network environment.
• Do not activate the Format CF memory card or Format ATA memory card function when no card is inserted into the each card slot. Delete custom homepage By pressing Delete, you can delete the homepage recorded in the flash memory of the camera with Custom Homepage Installer (page 82).
Setting the Camera Image and Audio — Camera Menu When you click Camera in the Administrator menu, the Camera menu appears. Use this menu to set the functions of the camera. The Camera menu consists of five tabs: Common, Picture, Day/Night, Video codec and Streaming. Common Tab Image mode Selects the mode of the image output from the camera.
Notes • If the bit rate is set to other than G.711(64kbps), no audio is output when you use the Java applet viewer. • When MPEG4 is selected for Codec in the Alarm buffer menu, no audio is output when you use Java applet viewer.
Select the shutter speed of the camera from the drop- down list. Selectable values of the shutter speed are as follows: SNC-RZ50N: 1/10000, 1/6000, 1/4000, 1/3000, 1/2000, 1/1500, 1/1000, 1/725, 1/500, 1/350, 1/250, 1/180, 1/125, 1/100, 1/90, 1/60, 1/30, 1/15, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1 (sec.)
Click Schedule and the setting menu for the effective period is displayed. (“Setting the Schedule — Schedule Menu” on page 63) Sensor: Controls the day/night mode by synchronizing it with the sensor input. Select the sensor input with which you want to synchronize the mode: Sensor input 1 or Sensor input 2.
Set the frame rate of the image. Selectable values of the frame rates are as follows. SNC-RZ50N: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 (fps) SNC-RZ50P: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 12, 16, 20, 25 (fps) The number refers to the frame number transmitted per second.
here and an odd number with 1 added to the specified number) are actually used for audio data communication and control. Note Specify different numbers for the video port number and the audio port number. Multicast streaming Set whether the camera uses multicast streaming for MPEG4 video data and audio data or not.
When you use the CF card slot, insert the Sony wireless card SNCA-CFW1 (optional) in it. When you use the PC card slot, use with the Compact Flash Type II-PCMCIA converting adaptor which is commercially available.
IP address Configure the IP address for a wireless network. Obtain an IP address automatically (DHCP): Select this option when a DHCP server is installed on the network to allow IP address assignment. With this setting, the IP address is assigned automatically. Use the following IP address: Select this option when you set a fixed IP address.
Dynamic IP address notification Tab — Notifying the IP Address When Obtain an IP address automatically (DHCP) is selected in the Network tab or Wireless tab, you can send notification of completion of the network settings using the SMTP or HTTP protocol. e-Mail (SMTP) notification Select On to send an e-mail when the DHCP setting is completed.
parameter: Type the command parameter if necessary. You can use the special tags mentioned below for the parameters. Proxy server name When you send HTTP requests via a proxy server, type the name or IP address of the proxy server, using up to 64 characters.
Note To output audio using the SNC audio upload tool, set Audio upload to Enable in the Common tab of the Camera menu (page 37). Viewer mode When the user is authenticated for logging in the main viewer, select the viewer mode to be displayed after authentication.
OK/Cancel See “Buttons common to every menu” on page 30. Saving the Camera Position and Action Preset position Menu When you click Preset position in the Administrator menu, the Preset position menu appears. Use this menu to save camera’s pan, tilt and zoom positions and set tours (programmed action of the camera).
Preset Configure and save preset positions. Select a preset number from 1 to 16 from the drop-down list. Name Type the preset position name of the selected preset number using up to 32 characters. Click to save the current camera position to the selected preset number.
Resume time on inactivity This item becomes active when Tour is set to On. With this item, you can select whether you restart or stop the tour after it has stopped by manual pan, tilt or zoom operation or by camera movement to the preset position triggered by an alarm.
Sending an Image via E- mail — e-Mail (SMTP) Menu When you click SMTP in the Administrator menu, the e-Mail (SMTP) menu appears. Using e-Mail (SMTP) function, you can send an e-mail with attached image file that has been shot linked with an external sensor input or with the built-in object detection function.
Alarm sending Tab — Setting the e- mail sending mode when detecting the alarm Set to send an e-mail linked with alarm detection by the external sensor input or by the built-in object detection function. Alarm sending Select On to set sending an e-mail linked with alarm detection.
Periodical sending Tab — Setting the periodical e-mail sending mode You can set to send e-mails periodically. Periodical sending Select On when you want to use periodical e-mail sending. Image file name Type the file name of the image attached to the e-mail using up to 10 alphanumeric characters, - (hyphen) and _ (under score).
Sending Images to FTP Server — FTP client Menu When you click FTP client in the Administrator menu, the FTP client menu appears. Use this menu to set up for capturing and sending still images to an FTP server. Using FTP client function, you can send an image and audio file that has been shot and recorded linked with the external sensor input or with the built-in object detection function to an FTP server.
Suffix Select a suffix to be added to the file name. Date & time: The date & time suffix is added to the image file name. The date/time suffix consists of lower two-digits of the year (2 digits), month (2 digits), date (2 digits), hour (2 digits), minute (2 digits) and second (2 digits), and consecutive number (2 digits), thus adding a 14-digit number to the image file name.
— FTP server Menu” on page 59.) The Image memory menu consists of three tabs: Common, Alarm recording and Periodical recording. For the verified cards, contact your authorized Sony dealer. Notes • The frame rate and operability on the main viewer may be reduced during image storage.
Selected root directory Select a memory in which you want to save an image. The current memory space is displayed on the right. CF memory card: CF memory card inserted into the CF card slot of the camera. ATA memory card: ATA memory card inserted into the PC card slot of the camera.
Image file name Type the file name you want to assign to the images to be recorded. You can use up to 10 alphanumeric characters, - (hyphen) and _ (underscore) for naming. Suffix Select a suffix to be added to the file name. Date &...
Suffix Select a suffix to be added to the file name. None: The recording file name will be the image file name. Date & time: The date & time suffix is added to the image file name. The date/time suffix consists of lower two-digits of the year (2 digits), month (2 digits), date (2 digits), hour (2 digits), minute (2 digits), second (2 digits), and consecutive number (2 digits), thus adding a 14-...
Downloading Images from the Camera server Menu When you click FTP server in the Administrator menu, the FTP server menu appears. Use this menu to set up for the FTP server function that finds a specified image and audio file stored in a CF memory card (not supplied) or ATA memory card (not supplied) or downloads a file from the camera.
Sensor input 1 Select this option when you link the alarm output to an external sensor that is connected to sensor input 1 of the camera I/O port. Sensor input 2 Select this option when you link the alarm output to an external sensor that is connected to sensor input 2 of the camera I/O port.
Repeat Select playback repeat time from 1 to 3. Alarm Select the alarm to be linked with the voice alert function. Sensor input 1: The external sensor that is connected to sensor input 1 of camera I/O port. Sensor input 2: The external sensor that is connected to sensor input 2 of camera I/O port.
Note The day/night function is invalid when Day/Night mode is set to Disable or Auto in the Trigger-Day/Night menu, even if you click Voice alert Checking this box allows you to select Voice alert from the trigger drop-down list in the main viewer. You can output audio from the audio file saved in the camera by selecting Voice alert and clicking File...
OK/Cancel See “Buttons common to every menu” on page 30. Setting the Alarm Buffer — Alarm buffer Menu Setting the Alarm Buffer — Alarm buffer Menu When you click Alarm buffer in the Administrator menu, the Alarm buffer menu appears. You can set the Pre-alarm image and audio (the image and audio before the alarm detection) and the Post - alarm image and audio.
Recording time Set the recording time for the Pre-alarm image/audio and Post alarm image/audio. Pre alarm period: Type the recording time of the image/audio before alarm detection. Post alarm period: Type the recording time of the image/audio after alarm detection. Notes •...
A car appears in the foreground. After the detection time, the car in the foreground is detected as an unattended object. Removed object detection The camera first stores in memory the background image for reference. If an object that existed before moves and disappears, the camera detects the location where the object existed as an unattended object.
Mode setting section Position setting section Moving object detection setting section Unattended object detection setting section Mode setting section PTZ position Select whether object detection is performed under the individual conditions for each preset position or always under the same conditions. Current position: Regardless of the camera position, object detection always works under the same conditions.
Moving object detection indicator This indicator shows the threshold level for outputting an alarm and a graph of the motion level in the window. An alarm is output when motion that exceeds the threshold level is detected in the window. Note You can change the threshold level using the Threshold setting slide bar at the bottom of the display, but you...
Note Be sure to click the OK button to confirm the settings. The setting will be cancelled if you do not click the OK button. When Preset position is selected for PTZ position, perform settings for other preset positions. Repeat steps 2 to 10 for each preset position. Setting items for unattended object detection The following setting items appear when Detection is...
OK button Click to confirm the settings and send the set values for the selected position to the camera. Notes • Unattended object detection does not operate until the status lamp turns green. • Although the indicator quickly responds to the setting being performed as you change the size of a window or a parameter, you need to click the OK button to confirm the setting.
Unattended object setting Tab Use this tab to set the alarm time for unattended object detection. Time setting Unattended object detection requires the following three kinds of time settings. Detection time Set the period of time from when an object enters a detection window (active window) and stops until when it is regarded as an unattended object.
VISCA: Select when you control the camera with VISCA protocol. As for the command list of VISCA protocol, refer to the dealer of your camera or Sony professional products service counter nearby. Notes • When you execute serial control with VISCA protocol, match the transmission setting with the connected controller.
Others This section explains how to use the application software and commands, including the supplied CD- ROM. Using the Supplied Setup Program Explains the functions except those of the Network tab in the IP Setup Program. To install the Setup Program, to assign an IP address and to set the network, see “Assigning the IP Address to the Camera”...
Date time Tab You can set the date and time on the camera. Click the Date time tab to display the date/time setting window. Click to select the camera that you want to set the date and time for. You can select multiple cameras and set the date and time simultaneously.
Using the SNC audio upload tool — Transmitting Audio to Camera The supplied SNC audio upload tool allows you to transmit sound from the computer to the camera. This section explains the setup and operations of the SNC audio upload tool. The SNC audio upload tool supports the following audio data to be transmitted.
Using the SNC audio upload tool When you start the SNC audio upload tool, the following window is displayed. Audio upload tab Use this menu to transmit audio from the computer to the camera. Before transmitting, set Audio upload to Enable on the Common tab of the Camera menu.
(stop) Click to stop recording or playback. When you click it during recording, recording stops, and you can review the recorded sound or upload the recording to the camera. When you click it during playback, playback stops and the progress bar display returns to the start position. (recording) Click to start recording of the sound input to the computer microphone.
Codec Select the audio mode (Codec) from the drop-down list. Proxy Check this item when you use a proxy server for communications. When it is not checked, direct communications with the camera is performed. Auto detect The proxy setting is obtained automatically from Internet Explorer.
Using the SNC video player Start the SNC video player. Click the (browse) icon. The Select File dialog opens. Select the file you want to play. Information boxes on the selected file are displayed on the left side of the window as follows: Each click on the (information) icon switches between “display”...
Using the SNC panorama creator — Creating a Panorama Image The supplied SNC panorama creator allows you to create a panorama image to be displayed on the main viewer. Using the panorama image, you can move the camera to the desired position simply by clicking on the image. This section explains the setup and operations of the SNC panorama creator.
File open Allows use of a Bitmap or JPEG image file in spite of a panorama image. Note The size of the image in the file should be 320 × 90 pixels (horizontal/vertical). Other image sizes are not supported. Send Transmits a panorama image converted into a JPEG file to the camera.
The camera does not support use of images that do not conform to the above conditions. Click File open on the Main tab. The File dialog opens. Select the image you have prepared. Select the view angle of the image to be created in Angle setting.
Note If you click “Save this program to disk” on the “File Download” dialog, the CustomHomepageInstaller.exe file will be saved on the computer. Double-click the saved file to start it. Read the notes carefully, and click Next. The Software License Agreement is displayed. Read the agreement carefully, select Agree if you accept it, then click Next.
Note Do not turn off the camera until the camera is rebooted after uploading the homepage file. The following page will appear after a while. After displaying this page, the camera will be adjusted and rebooted automatically in two minutes. Click Finish to exit the program.
sysName=<string> Set the case of “mib-2.system.sysName.0” in the <string> position. The maximum length of <string> is 255 characters. enaAuthTraps=<value> Set the case value of “mib-2.snmp.snmp EnableAuthenTraps.0” in the <string> position. Type “1” (enable) or “2” (disable) in the <value> position. community=<ID>,<rwAttr>, <communityName>,<IpAddressString>...
WIDE end: 320 mm (12 Minimum illumination 2.2 lx (F1.6/50 IRE) Shutter speed 1 to 1/10,000 s Horizontal resolution SNC-RZ50N: 450 TV (WIDE end) SNC-RZ50P: 450 TV (WIDE end) Video S/N 50 dB or more Mechanism –170º to +170º Maximum speed: 300°...
Glossary ActiveX control A component program object that can be used with web pages or other application programs. The technology for creating ActiveX control is part of software developed by Microsoft. ARP commands The commands for checking the entry of the IP address and MAC address in a host computer, or for updating them.
MPEG4 Abbreviation for Moving Picture Experts Group4. One of the MPEG standards for image compression format aiming to transmit images at a high compression rate with lower picture quality. Multicast The class D IP address assigned between 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11. Using this IP address enables you to transmit the same data to multiple equipment.
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