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F-192-100-11 (2)
Color Video Camera
Operating Instructions
Software Version 1.00
Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly
and retain it for future reference.
SRG-XP1
SRG-XB25
© 2020 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 F-192-100-11 (2) Color Video Camera Operating Instructions Software Version 1.00 Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. SRG-XP1 SRG-XB25 © 2020 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    System Configuration Adjusting and Configuring the Operating a Single Camera Using the Supplied Camera through On-Screen Menus Remote Commander (SRG-XP1 only) ... 13 Operating a Single Camera Using the Optional About On-Screen Menus ......26 Remote Controller ........14 Confirming selection of menu items and Operating Multiple Cameras Using the settings/Executing operations .....
  • Page 3 Basic Operations of the Administrator Troubleshooting ..........61 Menu ............44 Video Output Specifications ......62 How to set up the Administrator SRG-XP1 ..........62 menu ............ 44 SRG-XB25 ..........63 Common buttons in each menu ..44 Preset Items ..........64 Notes for all aspects of the menu ..
  • Page 4: Using This Manual

    About the description in this document Overview Resolution and frame rate are described as follows. Safety Regulations (Supplied) 3840×2160/59.94p 3840×2160/50p The important points for safe use of the camera 3840×2160/29.97p 3840×2160/25p are described. 1980×1080/59.94p 1980×1080/50p Be sure to read the Safety Regulations. 1980×1080/29.97p 1980×1080/25p 1280×720/59.94p...
  • Page 5 Sony manufacturers. Trademarked items are not Corporation. indicated by ® or ™ symbols in this document.
  • Page 6: Precautions For Preventing Access To The Camera By An Unintended Third Party

    Precautions for Preventing Access to the Camera by an Unintended Third Party The camera settings may be changed by an unintended third party on the network, depending on the usage environment. The camera can be fraudulently accessed in a network environment where a device is connected or connectable to the network without the administrator’s permission, or where a computer or other network device connected...
  • Page 7: Features

    PoE (Power over Ethernet) and a single LAN cable Compact CMOS video camera is used for power supply and control. The SRG-XP1 is a video camera for indoor use equipped with a 1/1.8-type CMOS sensor and Compatible with VISCA over IP protocol...
  • Page 8: Location And Function Of Parts

    Network communication and PoE power  Lens supply are provided using the network cable The SRG-XP1 does not support optical zoom. (category 5e or higher, shielded twist pair). When [PIXEL ZOOM] in the ZOOM menu is set For more information on the connection,...
  • Page 9: Srg-Xb25

    SRG-XB25 Note When connecting this product to a network, Front connect via a system that provides a protection function, such as a router or firewall. If connected without such protection, security issues may occur.  Reset switch Press the switch for 5 seconds or longer to return to the factory default.
  • Page 10  Back 12 V (DC power input) terminal  Connect the AC adapter (supplied). Note Do not use any AC adapter other than the supplied AC adapter. Otherwise, a fire or malfunction may occur.  POWER lamp Lights in green when the camera is connected to an outlet using the supplied AC adapter and power cord, or when power is being supplied by connecting the camera...
  • Page 11: Infrared Remote Commander (Supplied With Srg-Xp1)

    Press the button corresponding to the camera you want to operate with the remote commander. Only camera number 1 is supported on the SRG-XP1.  FOCUS buttons These buttons do not function with the SRG-XP1.
  • Page 12 [HDMI+Stream], operation is not supported.  POWER button Press this button to turn on power on the Installing batteries in the remote SRG-XP1 or to put the camera in standby commander mode.  BACK LIGHT button Press this button to enable backlight compensation.
  • Page 13: System Configuration

    Operating a Single Camera Using the Supplied Remote Commander (SRG-XP1 only) What you can do with this system Operate the camera readily from a short distance.
  • Page 14: Operating A Single Camera Using The Optional Remote Controller

    Operating a Single Camera Using the Optional Remote Controller What you can do with this system Perform pan/tilt and zoom operations using the joystick of the remote controller. System Configuration Video monitor Remote controller Video signal (HDMI) Remote Control (VISCA) signal Signal flow...
  • Page 15: Operating Multiple Cameras Using The Optional Remote Controller

    Operating Multiple Cameras Using the Optional Remote Controller What you can do with this system • For the RS-232 connection, you can remotely operate up to seven cameras with a single remote controller. • Perform zoom operations using the joystick (SRG-XB25 only). System Configuration For the RS-232 connection Video monitor...
  • Page 16: Installation And Connection

    Attaching the wire rope Installation and Connection Attach the wire rope to the ceiling. Installing the Camera Ceiling Attaching the camera to a tripod Attach a tripod to the screw hole used for attaching a tripod on the bottom of the camera. The tripod must be set up on a flat surface and its screws tightened firmly by hand.
  • Page 17: Hdmi Cable Fixing Plate

    SRG-XP1 SRG-XP1 M2.6×6 (supplied) HDMI cable fixing plate Ceiling Attach the wire rope. M3×8 (supplied) Cable band Note Warning Do not attach the HDMI cable on the camera, Use the supplied screw. Otherwise, the wire if you do not use it.
  • Page 18: Connecting The Camera

    Connecting the Camera Notes • This unit is intended to be supplied by an UL Listed power supply suitable for use at Tma 40 degree C whose output meets LPS (or PS2) Connecting to an AC power supply and is rated PoE 36-57 Vdc, 350 mA min. or choose the power adapter attached to this Connect the camera to an AC outlet using the product.
  • Page 19: Connecting A Single Camera To A Computer Via Usb (Srg-Xp1 Only)

    Connecting a single camera to a remote Connecting a single camera to a controller directly computer via USB (SRG-XP1 only) * Use a cross network cable. Using the VISCA RS-232 terminal A remote controller can be connected via the VISCA RS-232 terminal.
  • Page 20 Using the VISCA RS-232 terminal Connecting multiple cameras using VISCA over Up to 7 cameras can be connected via the VISCA RS-232 terminal. When you connect multiple cameras to a single remote controller or when you connect multiple cameras to multiple remote controllers with a computer, use a switching hub for the connection.
  • Page 21: Connecting A Commercially Available Video Switcher

    Connecting a commercially Connecting to commercially- available video switcher available microphones etc. When you want to switch cameras, connect a Connect a commercially-available microphone, commercially available video switcher. mixer, etc. For the connection to the video switcher, refer to Input audio will be transmitted to the HDMI the operating instructions of the switcher.
  • Page 22: Operations Using The Supplied

    Operations Using the Supplied Pan/Tilt Operation Infrared Remote Commander (SRG-XP1 only) Notes • When [Video out] > [Resolution] is set to 3840×2160/59.94p or 50p and [Output source] Before Starting is set to [HDMI+Stream], operation is not supported. Operations • Pan and tilt operation is supported only when using digital zoom.
  • Page 23: Zoom Operation

    When the camera moves in a different Zoom Operation direction from what you intended The camera is preset to face toward the right Press either of the ZOOM buttons. whenever the  button is pressed. You might wish to reverse the direction in which the image moves, for example, when you change the Subject appears direction of the image while checking the picture...
  • Page 24: Adjusting The Camera

    – For the RM-IP10 (sold separately), up to 16. – For the infrared remote commander (supplied When you shoot a subject with a light source with SRG-XP1), up to 6. behind it, the subject becomes dark. In such – For a web browser, up to 256.
  • Page 25: Recalling The Stored Status

    Operating Menus Note Before you store the position, zoom, etc. of the camera, make sure to install and secure the This section explains how to configure the camera in place to use it properly. camera using the supplied remote commander. For details on the menu items, refer to page 27 Recalling the stored status through page 35.
  • Page 26: Adjusting And Configuring The Camera Through On-Screen Menus

    Menu operations can be performed using the controller (sold separately). infrared remote commander (supplied with SRG-XP1) or a remote controller (sold separately). Main menu For details, refer to the operating instructions of the remote controller.
  • Page 27: Setting Menu

    Setting menu EXPOSURE Menu The setting menu selected on the main menu is displayed. The EXPOSURE menu is used to set the items regarding the exposure. You can set the menu from the Administrator menu on a web browser. For details, see “[Picture] tab” (page 49). ...
  • Page 28 MIN SPEED (Exposure - Slowest) When the signal format is 50 or 25 You can choose from [1/1], [1/2], [1/3], [1/6], Set the minimum (slowest) shutter speed when [1/12], [1/25], [1/50], [1/75], [1/100], [1/120], exposure is adjusted with the electronic shutter. [1/150], [1/215], [1/300], [1/425], [1/600], [1/1000], This setting is available when [MODE] is either [1/1250], [1/1750], [1/2500], [1/3000], [1/5000],...
  • Page 29: Color Menu

    R.GAIN (White balance - R gain) COLOR Menu B.GAIN (White balance - B gain) Displayed when [MANUAL] is chosen. White The COLOR menu is used to adjust the white balance can be manually adjusted within the balance and the color. range from [0] to [128].
  • Page 30: Detail Menu

    GAMMA SELECT (Gamma - Gamma) You can select the type of basic curve for GAMMA correction. SRG-XP1: [0]: Darker and contrast is clear. [1]: Darker. [2]: Contrast is clear. [3]: Standard setting. SRG-XB25: [0]: Brighter.
  • Page 31: Zoom/Focus Menu (Srg-Xb25 Only)

    • Lit objects shot with darkened exposure ZOOM/FOCUS Menu adjustment or exposure compensation settings (SRG-XB25 only) The ZOOM/FOCUS menu is used to select the zoom/focus mode. You can set the menu from the Administrator menu on a web browser. For details, see “[PTZF control] tab” (page 56). ZOOM MODE (Zoom - Zoom mode) Select the zoom mode.
  • Page 32: Zoom Menu (Srg-Xp1 Only)

    ZOOM Menu (SRG-XP1 PICTURE/OPTICAL only) FILTER Menu The ZOOM menu is used to select the zoom The PICTURE/OPTICAL FILTER menu is used to mode. adjust picture quality improvement features and You can set the menu from the Administrator optical filters.
  • Page 33: Optical Filter (Srg-Xb25 Only)

    OPTICAL FILTER (SRG-XB25 only) VIDEO OUT Menu IR CUT FILTER (Day/Night ICR - Mode) You can set [COLOR SPACE] from the Administrator menu on a web browser. You can choose either to enable or disable the IR For details, see “[Installation] tab” (page 47). cut filter feature.
  • Page 34: System Menu

    LDC (System - LDC) (SRG-XP1 only) SYSTEM Menu Sets the image distortion correction for the lens. You can set the menu from the Administrator REBOOT menu on a web browser. Used when forcibly rebooting the system. It takes For details, see “[Installation] tab” (page 47).
  • Page 35: Status Menu

    PAGE9: Device information of the camera the setup application “RM-IP Setup Tool” on your PAGE10: Network settings computer. * On the SRG-XP1, ZOOM menu. For details on the settings, refer to the “RM-IP The [DEVICE INFO] and [NETWORK] screens are Setup Tool Guide.”...
  • Page 36: Menu Configuration

    LEVEL –5 to 0 to +5 (When [EX-COMP] is set to [ON]) GAIN LIMIT SRG-XP1: 9dB, 12dB, 15dB, 18dB, 21dB, 24dB, 27dB, 30dB, 33dB, 36dB, 39dB, 42dB, 45dB SRG-XB25: 9dB, 12dB, 15dB, 18dB, 21dB, 24dB, 27dB, 30dB, 33dB, 36dB, 39dB, 42dB,...
  • Page 37 Items in the DETAIL menu PAGE4 Items in the GAMMA/VISIBILITY ENHANCER menu PAGE5 Items in the ZOOM/FOCUS menu (SRG-XB25 only) Items in the ZOOM menu (SRG-XP1 only) PAGE6 Items in the PICTURE/OPTICAL FILTER menu PAGE7 Items in the VIDEO OUT menu...
  • Page 38: Accessing The Camera From A Web Browser

    • If you use a display with high pixel density, the website. zoom percentage may change automatically. www.sony.net/CameraSystem • Web pages displayed when you access the camera are JavaScript. Web pages may not be displayed correctly if some antivirus software is used on your computer.
  • Page 39: Accessing The Camera From A Web Browser

    Accessing the Camera Changing the Initial from a Web Browser Password Start a web browser on the computer and enter Accessing the camera from a web browser for the IP address of the camera in the address bar. the first time requires to change the administrator password.
  • Page 40: Displaying The Viewer Screen Properly

    Displaying the Viewer When You Use Antivirus Screen Properly Software on Your Computer To operate the viewer screen correctly, set the security level of Internet Explorer to [Medium] or • When you use antivirus software, security lower as follows. software, personal firewall, or pop-up blocker on your computer, the camera performance Select [Tools] from the menu bar for may be reduced, for example, the frame rate...
  • Page 41: Operating The Camera From A Web Browser

    • About 2 minutes after turning on the power, the camera will be automatically reset to the pan/tilt position (SRG-XP1 only) and the camera settings stored in Preset 1. For details on the setting items applied for start-up, see “Preset Items”...
  • Page 42: Control Panel Section

    Control panel section currently displayed. Click to hide the detailed setting screen. Click Pan/Tilt control (SRG-XP1 only) it again to show the screen. Click the arrow button of the direction you want to turn the camera. To turn the camera [Information] panel continuously, click and hold the arrow button.
  • Page 43: Monitor Screen

    [Tally] panel Displayed when [Tally level] on the [Installation] tab of the [System] menu is set to [High] or [Low]. Tally lamp control Clicking the [On]/[Off] button controls the tally lamp on the camera. The indicator lights up when the tally lamp is [On]. It does not light up when the tally lamp is [Off].
  • Page 44: Configuring The Camera From A Web Browser

    (page 41). menu To configure the camera with the remote commander, see “Operations Using the Supplied Infrared Remote Commander (SRG-XP1 only)” (page 22). For details on the menu tabs and setting options, see page 46. This section explains the basic operations for...
  • Page 45: Configuration Of The Administrator Menu

    web browser. Text in parentheses on the right Configuration of the of the setting item indicates the setting item name of the OSD menu. Administrator Menu • Values to be selected in the Administrator menu are noted in square brackets [ ]. [System] menu Displays the [System] menu (“Configuring the System —...
  • Page 46: Configuring The System - [System] Menu

    Configuring the System Notes • The set time is reset when the unit is turned — [System] Menu off. • Time setting is initialized when [Reboot] or [Factory default] is issued. System When you click in the Administrator menu, the [System] menu appears. [PC clock] Use this menu to set the basic settings of the Displays the date and time set on your...
  • Page 47: [Installation] Tab

    [Time zone] LDC (SYSTEM - LDC) (SRG-XP1 only) Set the time difference from Greenwich Sets the image distortion correction for the Mean Time according to the area where the lens at the Wide end. camera is installed. Select the time zone of the area where the [Video out] camera is installed from the drop-down list.
  • Page 48: [Access Log] Tab

    [Initialize] [Version up] [Reboot] [Firmware upgrade] Used when forcibly rebooting the system. Use this to upgrade the firmware. Click When you click [Reboot], the message “This [Browse] to select the desired firmware file. System will be rebooted. Are you sure?” The confirmation dialog is displayed.
  • Page 49: Setting The Camera Image - [Video] Menu

    [Mode] is set to [Full auto], [Shutter priority], Setting the Camera or [Iris priority]. Image [Shutter speed] (EXPOSURE - SPEED) Select shutter speed from the drop-down — [Video] Menu list. This function can be selected only when [Mode] is set to [Shutter priority] or [Manual]. Note [Picture] tab When you switch to the shutter speed value...
  • Page 50 You can select the type of basic curve for GAMMA correction. [Sodium Lamp]: Adjust the appropriate white balance for shooting under SRG-XP1: sodium lamps. [0]: Darker and contrast is clear. [Manual]: Set [R gain] and [B gain]. Select [1]: Darker.
  • Page 51: [Video Codec] Tab

    • Audio is interrupted. distributed. • Camera response to commands is slow. [UVC] (SRG-XP1 only) • Camera response to operation from the Set the image size of the UVC video output in remote controller is slow.
  • Page 52: [Day/Night Icr] Tab (Srg-Xb25 Only)

    • The unit is designed based on UVC 1.1, but Setting the Audio some items do not comply with the UVC standard because they must coexist with — [Audio] Menu the VISCA control specifications. If you use an application that assumes that the unit conforms to UVC, some Audio When you click...
  • Page 53: Configuring The Network - [Network] Menu

    [Secondary DNS server] Configuring the Displays the current secondary DNS server. Network [IPv4 setting] — [Network] Menu Configure the IPv4 network setting. [Obtain an IP address automatically Network When you click in the Administrator (DHCP)] menu, the [Network] menu appears. Select [Obtain an IP address automatically Use this menu to configure the network to (DHCP)].
  • Page 54: [Upnp] Tab

    [UPnP] tab Setting the Security Set UPnP (Universal Plug and Play). — [Security] Menu Discovery] Security When you click in the Administrator menu, the [Security] menu appears. [Enable] The [Security] menu consists of the [User] and When this function is enabled, you can [Access limit] tabs.
  • Page 55: [User] Tab

    [Password] [User] tab Enter a password between 8 and 64 alphanumeric characters. Your password should be alphanumeric. [Re-type password] To confirm the password, retype the password that you entered in the [Password] box. [Viewer mode] You can select the viewer mode to be displayed after authentication when the viewer is displayed.
  • Page 56: Setting The Ptzf Control - [Ptzf Control] Menu

    (including pixel zoom) for a total of up to 150x zoom. The SRG-XP1 does not have optical zoom, only digital zoom (including pixel zoom) for a total of up to 6x zoom. Note When [Video out] >...
  • Page 57: [Preset Position] Tab

    [Focus] (SRG-XB25 only) When you release the mouse, camera operation stops and the [Step] mode is This is the setting related to the focus. restored. When you select [Step], the [Zoom level] [Focus mode] (FOCUS - MODE) value can be selected. Select the focus mode.
  • Page 58: Setting The Streaming - [Streaming] Menu

    [Call] Setting the Streaming Move to the pan, tilt, and zoom positions stored in the selected preset. The stored — [Streaming] Menu camera settings are called. [Add] Streaming When you click in the Administrator Store the current pan, tilt, zoom positions menu, the [Streaming] menu appears.
  • Page 59: Using Ndi|Hx

    • Separate registration and/or payment may be required. [Enable] Select the checkbox to allow MPEG-TS Please note that Sony Corporation is not streaming. When you have selected the responsible for any claim, from customers or third parties, arising from any use of services checkbox, set [IP address] and [Port number] and software provided by other companies.
  • Page 60: Appendix

    Lamp status Description and solution TALLY lamp flashing (SRG-XP1 only) The internal fan is not operating normally. Turn off the device as it may malfunction if used in this state. Contact the Sony Service Center or your licensed Sony dealer.
  • Page 61: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before sending your camera for service, check the following to troubleshoot the problem. If the problem still persists, consult the Sony Service Center. Symptom Cause Remedy The power of the camera is The AC adapter is not firmly connected to Firmly insert the AC adapter all the way.
  • Page 62: Video Output Specifications

    Video Output Specifications : Supported –: Not supported SRG-XP1 Streaming Lens UVC output Video HDMI Live view Destination distortion Stream 1 Stream 2 Stream 3 format output JPEG correction H.265 H.264 H.264 H.264 – – – – – 3840×2160/ HDMI On/Off ...
  • Page 63: Srg-Xb25

    SRG-XB25 Streaming Live view Video format Destination HDMI output Stream 1 Stream 2 Stream 3 JPEG H.265 H.264 H.264 – – – – 3840×2160/59.94p HDMI  – Stream 3840×2160/59.94p 640×360/59.94p 640×360/29.97p 3840×2160 640×360/29.97p 1920×1080 1280×720 640×360 – – – – 3840×2160/50p HDMI ...
  • Page 64: Preset Items

    Zoom mode  – – Zoom position  FOCUS MODE Focus mode –  – – Focus position  – AF sensitivity –  – AF frame –  – Focus near limit –  *1 SRG-XP1 only *2 SRG-XB25 only...
  • Page 65: Camera Settings

    –  NOISE REDUCTION 2D NR LEVEL 2DNR –  NOISE REDUCTION 3D NR LEVEL 3DNR –  OPTICAL FILTER IR CUT FILTER Mode (Day/Night ICR) –  IMG FLIP Image flip –  *1 SRG-XP1 only *2 SRG-XB25 only...
  • Page 66: Specifications

    0.5 lux (4K output, 50 IRE, 1/30s) × 2 × 7 inches) (SRG-XP1) (SRG-XB25) 0.8 lux (4K output, 50 IRE, 1/30s) (width/height/depth) (SRG-XB25) (excluding protrusions) Shutter speed Mass Approx. 0.41 kg (14 oz) (SRG-XP1) 1/10000s to 1/1s Approx. 0.87 kg (1 lb 15 oz) (SRG-XB25)
  • Page 67 Installation angle Less than ±45 degrees to the horizontal Supplied Accessories Safety Regulations (1) AC adapter (1) Remote commander (1) (SRG-XP1 only) Wire rope (1) Mounting screws (M3×8) (1) Mounting screws (M2.6×6 black) (1) HDMI cable fixing plate (1) Optional accessories...
  • Page 68: Dimensions

    Dimensions SRG-XP1 Front 72.4 (2 1/4"-20UNC depth 6 ( ø5 depth 5 ( 36.2 (1 Bottom ø5 depth 5 ( 1/4"-20UNC depth 6 ( Side 121.7 (4 Unit: mm (inches)
  • Page 69 SRG-XB25 Front ø5.10 depth 5 ( 1/4"-20UNC depth 6 ( Bottom 80.1 (3 1/4"-20UNC depth 6 ( Side ø5.10 depth 5 ( Unit: mm (inches)
  • Page 70: Pin Layout (Srg-Xb25 Only)

    Pin layout (SRG-XB25 only) VISCA IN terminal (8-pin mini DIN, female) Pin No. Function DTR IN DSR IN TXD IN RXD IN Not used Not used VISCA OUT terminal (8-pin mini DIN, female) Pin No. Function DTR OUT DSR OUT TXD OUT RXD OUT Not used...
  • Page 71 Sony Corporation...

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