Table of Contents Overview Features ... 4 How to Use This User’s Guide ... 5 System Requirements ... 5 Preparation Assigning the IP Address to the Camera ... 6 Assigning an IP address using the IP Setup Program ... 6 When using Windows XP Service Pack 2 ...
Periodical sending Tab — Setting the periodical e- mail sending mode ... 61 Sending Images to FTP Server — FTP client Menu ... 62 Common Tab — Setting the FTP client function ... 62 Alarm sending Tab — Setting the FTP client action when detecting the alarm ...
Be sure to read the Installation Manual before operating. System Requirements SNC-DM110 SNC-DS10 SNC-DM160 SNC-DS60 SNC-CM120 SNC-CS20 Intel Pentium 4 Intel Pentium 4 3 GHz or higher 2.4 GHz or higher Intel Core 2 Duo Intel Core 2 Duo 2 GHz or higher 1.8 GHz or higher...
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.
If “Setting OK” is displayed, the IP address is correctly assigned. To access the camera directly, double-click the camera name in the list. Tips • The factory setting of the camera network is as follows. IP address: 192.168.0.100 Subnet mask: 255.0.0.0 •...
If message “Internet Explorer – Security Warning” appears, click Run. The software installation starts. Installing ActiveX Control During installation of ActiveX Control, the information bar or “Security Warning” may appear. In this case, operate as follows: If message “Information Bar” appears, click OK. If the information bar appears, click on the bar and select Install ActiveX Control….
Select Add Program…. In the Add Program dialog, select IP Setup Program and click OK. Then the IP Setup Program is added to the Programs and Services list. Click OK. When the above procedure is completed, the cameras connected in the local network are displayed in the IP Setup Program.
If message “File Download – Security Warning” appears, click Run. Note If you select Save in the “File Download – Security Warning” dialog, you will not be able to perform installation correctly. Delete the downloaded file, and click the Setup icon again. If message “Internet Explorer –...
Select Off in the “General” tab. The cameras will be displayed in the list. If you want to keep Windows Firewall On, continue with the following steps. Select the “Exceptions” tab. Select Add Program…. If the Add Program dialog appears, select IP Setup Program and click OK.
Accessing the Camera Using the Web Browser After the IP address has been assigned to the camera, check that you can actually access the camera using the Web browser installed on your computer. Use Internet Explorer as the Web browser. Start the Web browser on the computer and type the IP address of the camera in the URL box.
Set the slider to Medium or lower. (If the slider is not displayed, click Default Level.) When using antivirus software, etc. on the computer • When you use antivirus software, security software, personal firewall or pop-up blocker on your computer, the camera performance may be reduced, for example, the frame rate for displaying the image may be lower.
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 the network camera is displayed on the Web browser. Display sample: SNC-DM160 Note If the welcome page does not start correctly, the...
Java has been installed successfully and Java (Sun) is enabled. When the Java applet viewer is displayed, the dialog about digital-signature identification is also displayed. Click Run to go on. For the verified Java version, contact your authorized Sony dealer.
To check the Java version Select Tools from the menu bar of Internet Explorer, then select Internet Options and click the Advanced mode tab. Check the version of Java displayed in Java (Sun). If Java (Sun) is not displayed, it means that Java is not installed.
Digital zoom Click to change the size of the digital zoom. (page 22) Capture (Displayed in the main menu when the Java applet viewer is used.) Click to capture a still image shot by the camera and to store it in the computer. (page 22) Trigger (Displayed only when the camera Viewer mode (page 55) is set to Full and one or more triggers are...
correctly. To check if Java is installed correctly, refer to “Java applet viewer” of “About viewers” on page 18. Controlling the Monitor Image You can monitor the camera image on the monitor window of the main viewer. Monitoring the camera image Log in to the homepage to display the main viewer.
camera settings (image size and image quality settings). Select the view size. Select × 1/4, × 1/2, × 1, × 2 or Full at the top of the image. The monitor is displayed by the view size as you selected. The selected image size button flips.
Saving the captured image With the ActiveX viewer Capture the monitor image. Click Save. The Save As dialog appears. Select JPEG or BITMAP as Save as type. Type the File name and specify Save in, then click Save. With the Java applet viewer Capture the monitor image.
Control each function using the displayed control panel. Pan/Tilt control Click the arrow button of the direction in which you want to move the camera. Keep it pressed to move the display area of the image continuously. To return to the home position, click You can select the operation mode of the 8-direction arrow buttons for panning and tilting in PTZ mode of the System menu (page 31).
Controlling the Camera on a Full Image (SNC- DM110 / DM160 / CM120 only) When you have authorization to control the camera, the full image is displayed under the monitor window. The full image is a still image that shows the entire shooting range of the camera in reduced size.
Using the Trigger Button You can operate various functions of the camera simply by clicking (trigger) in the main viewer. Sending a monitor image via e-mail You can send a captured still image by attaching it to an e-mail. To use this function, you need to make e-Mail (SMTP) active and set the address in the Trigger menu of the Administrator menu properly (page 71).
Select Day/Night from the trigger drop-down list. Click Each click switches the Day/Night function alternately between On (night mode) and Off (day mode). Note If Day/Night mode in the Trigger-Day/Night menu (page 72) is set to Auto, you cannot control the Day/ Night function by clicking Playing the audio file stored in the camera...
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 16. This section explains the basic operations and each option of the Administrator menu.
Click this button to invalidate the set values and return to the previous settings. General notes on menus • After changing a setting on a menu, wait at least 10 seconds before turning off the power of the camera. If the power is turned off immediately, the changed setting may not be stored correctly.
client function, Image memory function and Alarm out function, Voice alert function and so on. (“Setting the Schedule — Schedule Menu” on page 73) Alarm buffer Displays the Alarm buffer menu for the buffer that records the image and audio related to alarm detection. (“Setting the Alarm Buffer —...
Custom: Displays your individual homepage. You can display your favorite homepage stored in the built-in flash memory. To store the HTML file of the homepage in the built- in flash memory, use the Custom Homepage Installer included in the supplied CD-ROM. To learn how to use of the Custom Homepage Installer, see page 89.
Date & time Tab Current date & time Displays the date and time set on the camera. Note After you have purchased the camera, be sure to check the date and time of the camera and set them if necessary. PC clock Displays the date and time set on your computer.
Notes • When you superimpose the image, the image frame rate may be reduced. • The size of the superimposed characters is reduced if the image size is set to less than 640 × 480 (VGA) or less. • When you have changed the Date & Time setting, click Refresh of the Web browser to reflect the change on the opening main viewer.
SNC-DS10: snc-ds10.cfg SNC-DM160: snc-dm160.cfg SNC-DS60: snc-ds60.cfg SNC-CM120: snc-cm120.cfg SNC-CS20: snc-cs20.cfg Restore setting Loads the stored setting data of the camera. Click Browse and select the file in which the setting data is stored. Then, click OK, and the camera is adjusted according to the loaded data and restarted.
Delete voice alert file Click Delete to delete all the audio files stored in the camera using SNC audio upload tool (page 80). Notes • Clicking Delete deletes all the stored audio files simultaneously. To delete a specified audio file only, perform deletion of the audio file in the corresponding Voice alert tab of the Voice alert menu (page 70).
Note You cannot change the audio input level when you select LINE with the AUDIO IN selector on the camera. Audio encode Select the bit rate when you send the audio from the AUDIO connector. G.711 (64kbps), G.726 (40kbps), G.726 (32kbps), G.726 (24kbps) or G.726 (16kbps) can be selected.
Note If Manual iris lens is selected in Lens type when the auto iris lens is installed, the iris on the lens becomes fully open. Even if you select Auto iris lens in Lens type when the fixed iris lens is installed, auto exposure adjustment is not performed as long as the fixed iris lens is installed.
With SNC-DS10 / DS60 / CS20 You can select from 0 dB, 6 dB, 12 dB, 18 dB, 24 dB, 30 dB and 36 dB. When you select 0 dB, gain up is not performed. Exposure compensation Select the exposure compensation value from the drop- down list and adjust the brightness of auto exposure setting.
Threshold Select High or Low for the brightness to switch the night mode. Hold time Select 2sec. or 30sec. for the response time to switch to the brightness level. Timer: Normally the camera works in day mode. It switches to night mode at the time that you have you set in the Schedule menu.
Hold time Select 2sec. or 30sec. for the response time to switch to the brightness level. Timer: Set the Light funnel on/off using the timer. When the time set in Timer schedule menu comes, the camera switches to Light funnel on. The camera works in Light funnel off in the other settings.
• When Video output mode (page 33) is set to NTSC + IP, or PAL + IP and Iris open is Off (page 33), the output image size is fixed as follows regardless of settings: Light funnel mode JPEG Light funnel on 640 ×...
Notes • JPEG - 768 × 576 is configured by zooming in a JPEG - 640 × 480 (VGA) image. You may have the impression that the image resolution is reduced. • Video output mode (page 33) is set to NTSC + IP or PAL + IP, or Iris open is On (page 33), superimpose and privacy masking are disabled regardless of the settings.
Superimpose The codec with which the superimpose function is usable is shown in green. Click Superimpose (page 32) and Date & time tab appears, and you can set superimpose. Notes • When superimpose is activated, the image frame rate may be reduced. •...
Unicast streaming Specify the communication port numbers of the MPEG4/H.264 video data and audio data to be used when UDP (unicast) or UDP (multicast) is selected on the welcome page. Video port number Specify the communication port number of the MPEG4 video data.
Configuring the Network — Network Menu When you click in the Administrator menu, the Network menu appears. Use this menu to configure the network to connect the camera and the computer. The Network menu consists of two tabs: Network and Dynamic IP address notification.
Note When you have set the HTTP port number to a number other than 80 in the Network menu or in the IP Setup Program, access the camera again by typing the IP address of the camera on your Web browser as follows: Example: when the HTTP port number is set to 8000 OK/Cancel See “Buttons common to every menu”...
HTTP notification Select On to output a command to the HTTP server when the DHCP setting is completed. Using this function, you can configure a useful system, for example, to view the access log stored in the HTTP server or start an external CGI program. Specify the URL to send HTTP requests, using up to 256 characters.
Using the 802.1X Authentication Function — 802.1X Menu When you click in the Administrator menu, the 802.1X menu appears. Use this menu to configure the port-based authentication in compliance with the 802.1X standard. The 802.1X menu consists of three tabs: Common, Client certificate and CA certificate.
Wired interface status Shows the authentication status of the 802.1X authentication function for wired ports. Click Refresh to update the status. EAP identity Type the user name to identify the client in the 802.1X authentication server using 3 to 253 characters. EAP method Shows the authentication method used with the authentication server.
OK/Cancel See “Buttons common to every menu” on page 28. CA certificate Tab You can import a trusted CA certificate (server certificate or route certificate) to the camera. Up to four certificates from trusted CAs can be imported to the camera.
Creating a security group for Active Directory Open Active Directory Users and Computers from Administrative Tools of Windows menu. Select Users of the domain with which you want to perform 802.1X connection. Select New from the context menu, then select Group and configure the group for 802.1X connection.
The CA’s URL is normally as follows: The “Microsoft Certificate Services” page opens. Note If the Microsoft Certificate Service page does not appear using the URL above, check the following: – Is the service of Web site enabled on Internet Information Service (IIS)? –...
Select the format you want to use: Select Personal Information Exchange – PKCS#12(PFX). Password: Specify the private key password. File to export: Specify the name of the file to be exported. The certificate is now exported. Import the exported file to the camera as the camera’s client certificate.
Note To output audio using the SNC audio upload tool, set Audio upload to Enable in the Common tab of the Camera menu (page 36). Viewer mode When the user is authenticated for logging in to the main viewer, select the viewer mode to be displayed after authentication from the following items: Full: The user can operate all functions.
enter the user name and password set for the Administrator boxes in the User menu. OK/Cancel See “Buttons common to every menu” on page 28. Saving the SolidPTZ Display Area and Action — Preset position Menu (SNC-DM110 / DM160 / CM120 only) Saving the SolidPTZ Display Area and Action —...
Click to save the current pan, tilt and zoom positions as the home position. To return to the home position, click in the control panel (page 23). Reset Click to reset the home position to the factory-set position. Note When you change the output image size in the Video codec tab (page 40) after setting the home position, you may not see the same display area that you wish to recall on the home position.
Up to 16 positions can be programmed, and the display area moves to the programmed positions sequentially (Tour). One PTZ on motion detection and up to four tours (Tours A to D) can be set. Display sample: SNC-DM160 Tour Select On to enable the PTZ on motion detection and tour function.
Select the preset position from the drop-down list, then click Add. The selected preset position is added in the Sequence list. Repeat this procedure to specify the preset positions in sequence. If you specified an unnecessary preset position, click to select it in the list and click then Delete.
On: Select if authentication is required when an e-mail is sent. Select one of the authentication methods from the following and specify the POP server name, User name and Password as required. SMTP: Select when SMTP authentication is required. POP before SMTP: Select when POP before SMTP authentication is required.
Sequence number: A consecutive number of 10 digits between 0000000001 and 4294967295 and two fixed digits 00 are added to the image file name. Sequence number clear Click Clear to reset the Sequence number suffix to 1. Alarm Select the alarm to be linked with e-mail notification. Sensor input: The external sensor that is connected to sensor input of the camera I/O port.
Interval Type the interval at which you want to send an e-mail periodically. You can set the hour (H) and minutes (M) between 30 minutes and 24 hours (one day). Effective period Set the period during which periodical sending will be effective.
Password Type the password for the FTP server using up to 64 characters. Re-type password To confirm the password, type the same characters as you typed in the Password box. Passive mode Set whether you use the passive mode of FTP server or not when connecting to the FTP server.
If you do not select the alarm buffer, only the image at the moment of the alarm detection is forwarded. Click Alarm buffer to display the Alarm buffer menu. For details, see “Setting the Alarm Buffer — Alarm buffer Menu” on page 74. OK/Cancel See “Buttons common to every menu”...
Recording Images in Memory — Image memory Menu When you click in the Administrator menu, the Image memory menu appears. By using the image memory function, you can record the image and audio file, which has been shot being linked with the external sensor input or with the built-in motion detection function, in the built-in memory (about 8 MB) The image file can also be recorded periodically.
User name, Password Type the user name and the password of the user who owns the e-mail account. This setting is necessary when the SMTP server that sends e-mails performs authentication. Administrator e-mail address Type the e-mail address of the recipient of a warning mail (e-mail address of the camera Administrator), using up to 64 characters.
Periodical recording Tab — Setting the periodical recording mode You can set to record the image file (JPEG file) in the built-in memory periodically. Display sample: SNC-DM160 Periodical recording Select On when you want to use periodical recording. Image file name Type the file name of the image to be recorded to the memory using up to 10 alphanumeric characters, - (hyphen) and _ (under score).
The Date_No. folder has a 11-digit name consisting of the last two digits of the year (2 digits), month (2 digits), day (2 digits), underscore and sequence number (4 digits). In the built-in memory, one folder automatically created can store image files of about 1 MB. If the size of the image files exceeds that value, a new folder is created automatically to continue recording.
Setting the Alarm Output — Alarm output Menu When you click in the Administrator menu, the Alarm output menu appears. You can perform setting in this menu to control the alarm output of the I/O port on the rear of the camera linked to the alarm detection, the timer and the Day/ Night function.
Outputting Audio Linked to Alarm Detection — Voice alert Menu Click in the Administrator menu to display the Voice alert menu. Use this menu to set the voice alert function to output audio from the line output jack of the camera when an alarm is detected by the sensor input or motion detection function.
Setting the Operations from the Viewer — Trigger Menu Click in the Administrator menu to display the Trigger menu. In this menu, you will select the activities that can be performed when is clicked on the main viewer. e-Mail (SMTP) Checking this box allows you to select e-Mail from the trigger drop-down list in the main viewer.
By selecting Image memory and clicking image of the moment you click is captured, and the image file is recorded in the built-in memory. When you click Image memory, the Trigger-Image memory menu is displayed. You can set the necessary options here.
Setting the Schedule — Schedule Menu When you click in the Administrator menu, the Schedule menu appears. The Schedule menu consists of seven tabs. This is the same menu as the Schedule menu that is displayed when you click Schedule to set the Effective period in the following menus.
Setting the Alarm Buffer — Alarm buffer Menu When you click 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.
Setting the Motion Detection Function — Motion detection Menu When you click in the Administrator menu, the Motion detection menu appears. Using this menu, you can set the conditions for activating the built-in motion detection function. Motion detection detects moving objects in the camera image and outputs an alarm.
• The colors and green frames shown in the monitor display are not displayed on the image files that are sent or recorded linked to the motion detection function. Window1 to Window4 check boxes When you check a check box, the corresponding window (active or inactive window) appears on the monitor display.
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. Setting the Motion Detection Function — Motion detection Menu...
Others This section explains how to use the application software and commands, including the supplied CD- ROM. Using the Supplied IP Setup Program Explains the functions except those of the Network tab in the IP Setup Program. To install the IP 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.
Target camera(s) (Camera list) When the SNC audio upload tool starts, it automatically detects Sony network cameras connected to the local network and displays them in the camera list. Up to 256 cameras can be displayed in the list.
User: Displays the specified user ID and password. The password is shown with turned letters. Select all Click to select all the cameras in the camera list. This is usable when you delete all the cameras from the list or specify the same user ID and password for all the cameras, User ID/Password...
Notes • Audio transmission stops if you switch the tab during the transmission. • Audio may be interrupted when the IP address is changed if Obtain an IP address automatically (DHCP) is set on IP address in the Network menu. •...
Recording/playback progress bar You can check recording or playback progress with this bar. During recording, the right end of the bar represents 30 seconds and the remaining recording time is displayed below the bar. During playback, the maximum time of the bar depends on the recorded time.
Click (recording) in the Voice alert tab to start recording. Click (stop) to stop recording. Recording will stop automatically in 30 seconds. Select the voice alert number. Click (upload) to transmit the audio file to the camera. Saving the recorded audio file to the computer Click (recording) in the Voice alert tab to...
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. Click on the top of the screen, and file information dialog appears. File dialog Model name: Model name of the camera with which the file is recorded.
Using the SNC privacy masking tool — Masking a Camera Image The supplied SNC privacy masking tool allows you to mask parts of the camera image to be transmitted. Installing the SNC privacy masking tool Insert the CD-ROM in your CD-ROM drive. A cover page appears automatically in your Web browser.
Proxy server port No.: Type the port number of the proxy server. Preparations for connecting to the camera are now completed. Note Privacy masking cannot be set when the followings are set: – Video output mode (page 33) is NTSC+IP or PAL+IP.
Using the Custom Homepage Installer The supplied Custom Homepage Installer allows you to store the homepage that you have created in the camera and watch it. Notes on creating the homepage When you are creating the homepage, note the following points.
Read the agreement carefully, select Agree if you accept it, then click Next. Type the IP address of the camera to be uploaded in the IP address box. Specify the HTTP port No. of the camera. Initial HTTP port No. is set to 80. When you use a proxy server, set the following: For the proxy server of your environments, consult your network administrator.
The following page will appear after a while. After displaying this page, the camera will be adjusted and rebooted automatically in five minutes. Click Finish to exit the program. Assigning the IP Address to the Camera Using ARP Commands This section explains how to assign an IP address to the camera using ARP (Address Resolution Protocol) commands without using the supplied IP Setup Program.
Using the SNMP This unit supports SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol). You can read MIB-2 objects using software such as SNMP manager software. This unit also supports the coldStart trap which occurs when the power is turned on or the unit restarts, and the Authentication failure trap which informs of an illegal access using SNMP.
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>,r, <communityName>,<IpAddressString>...
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.
IP address Abbreviation for Internet Protocol Address. An individual IP address is basically assigned to each piece of equipment connected to the Internet. Java applet A program written in Java language that can be used in the Web browser. Java Virtual Machine Software that transfers the Java applet's byte code to the native code of your system to execute it.
Subnet mask 32-bit stream used to distinguish the subnet address from the IP address. Abbreviation for Transmission Control Protocol. A standard protocol used for the Internet connection. Compared with the other protocol, UDP, TCP provides reliable communication but the communication speed is slower.