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Installation Guide
Thank you for purchasing a Canon Network Camera (hereafter referred to as the camera).
The only difference between VB-H43/VB-M42 and VB-H43B/VB-M42B is the exterior color.
Be sure to read "Installation Guide" (this document) and "Operation Guide" (included in the Setup
CD-ROM) before use.
This "Installation Guide" explains the installation method of the camera using the ceiling mount
cover (sold separately). Be sure to read the "Safety Precautions" section for correct use. After
reading this Installation Guide, keep it in a readily accessible location for future reference.
For the installation method of this camera using the indoor dome housing (sold separately),
please read the "Installation Guide" included with the indoor dome housing.
The detailed procedures for using this camera are explained in the "Operation Guide". Read
these guides carefully before using the camera to ensure correct use.
* For the latest information (firmware and included software, user manuals, operating
environment, etc.), please refer to the Canon Web Site.
* Some cameras are not sold in some countries or regions.
To reduce a risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this product
to rain or moisture.
Request a professional installer for all camera installation work. Never
try to install the camera yourself. Doing so may result in unforeseen
accidents such as dropping the camera or electric shock.
Check Included Items
This product comes with the following items. If any item is missing, contact the dealer where you
purchased the product.
1. VB-H43/VB-H43B or VB-M42/VB-M42B
4. Installation Guide (This document)
2. Power connector
5. Warranty card
3. Setup CD-ROM
6. Notice
Write the serial number and MAC address of the camera (printed on the seal at the bottom of
the camera) in the field below before storing this Installation Guide in a safe location.
Serial number
MAC Address
© CANON INC. 2014
Notes on Privacy and Publicity Rights Regarding the Use of
When using the camera (for video or audio recording), it is the full responsibility of the user to
protect privacy and avoid any violation of publicity rights. For example, obtain consent to install
the camera in advance if specific buildings or rooms are to be monitored. Canon shall have no
liability whatsoever in this regard.
Legal Notice
In some cases, camera monitoring may be prohibited by law or regulation, the details of which
differ by country or region. Before using the camera, check the laws or regulations of the country
or region where the camera is used.
Only for European Union and EEA (Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein)
These symbols indicate that this product is not to be disposed of with your
household waste, according to the WEEE Directive (2012/19/EU), the Battery
Directive (2006/66/EC) and/or national legislation implementing those
If a chemical symbol is printed beneath the symbol shown above, in
accordance with the Battery Directive, this indicates that a heavy metal
(Hg = Mercury, Cd = Cadmium, Pb = Lead) is present in this battery or accumulator at a
concentration above an applicable threshold specified in the Battery Directive.
This product should be handed over to a designated collection point, e.g., on an authorized one-
for-one basis when you buy a new similar product or to an authorized collection site for recycling
waste electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) and batteries and accumulators. Improper
handling of this type of waste could have a possible impact on the environment and human health
due to potentially hazardous substances that are generally associated with EEE. Your cooperation
in the correct disposal of this product will contribute to the effective usage of natural resources.
For more information about the recycling of this product, please contact your local city office,
waste authority, approved scheme or your household waste disposal service or visit, or
The contents of this guide are subject to change without any prior notice.
30-2, Shimomaruko 3-chome, Ohta-ku, Tokyo 146-8501, Japan
Bovenkerkerweg 59, 1185 XB Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Symbols Indicating Safety Precautions
This Installation Guide uses the following marks to indicate important information the
user should know in order to use the product safely. Be sure to observe these items.
Inappropriate handling against the instruction accompanied by this
sign may result in death or serious injury. Be sure to observe these
warnings to ensure safety.
Inappropriate handling against the instruction accompanied by this
sign may result in injury. Be sure to observe these precautions to
ensure safety.
Inappropriate handling against the instruction accompanied by
this sign may result in property damage. Be sure to observe these
This symbol indicates important or restricted items. Be sure to read
this section.
Contains reference information for operation or additional
Safety Precautions
This section explains precautions that must be observed when using the camera. If they
are not observed, injury, death and/or property damage may occur. Read the following
information carefully and be sure to observe the precautions.
Installation Precautions
Do not install in the following places:
• Places in strong direct sunlight, near heat-generating objects, or subject to high
• Places near fire sources or flammable solvents (alcohol, thinner, fuel, etc.)
• Humid or dusty places
• Places subject to oily smoke or steam
• Places subject to sea air
• Confined or enclosed places
Fire or electric shock may result.
For installation or inspection of this camera, consult the dealer where you purchased the
• This installation should be made by a qualified service person and should conform to all
local codes.
• When installing on a ceiling, make sure the surface is capable of withstanding the
total weight of the ceiling mount cover and the camera, and is sufficiently reinforced if
Printed in Taiwan
• Periodically check the parts and screws for rust and to see if they have loosened, in
order to prevent injuries and equipment damage due to falling items.
• Do not install in unstable places, places subject to significant vibration or impact, or
places subject to salt damage or corrosive gas.
• The camera cannot be installed on vertical surfaces such as walls.
• Be sure to attach the safety wire when installing the camera.
Failure to do so may result in the camera falling or other accidents.
• Do not touch the edges of metal parts with bare hands.
• Be careful not to trap your fingers during installation of the camera.
Injury may result.
• Do not carry the camera by the camera head.
• Do not turn the camera rotator by hand.
• Do not install the camera on an unstable or inclined surface.
Malfunction may result.
• Take care not to damage wiring or pipes in the room.
Damage to peripheral items may result.
Precautions for Use
• If you discover defective conditions such as smoke, strange sounds, heat or strange
odors, immediately stop using the camera and contact your nearest dealer.
Fire or electric shock may result from continued use of the product.
• Do not disassemble or modify the camera.
• Do not damage the connecting cable.
• Do not spill water or other liquid inside the camera, spray the camera with water, or
otherwise make it wet.
• Do not insert foreign objects into the camera.
• Do not use flammable sprays near the camera.
• Do not leave LAN cables, external power supplies or AC adapter (sold separately)
power connectors connected when the camera is not in use for long periods.
• Do not use flammable solvents such as alcohol, paint thinner or benzine when cleaning
the camera.
Fire or electric shock may result.
External Dimensions
Junction Box Plate
46 (1-13/16)
83.5 (3-9/32)
85.7 (3-3/8)
(Junction box fixing holes)
15 (0.59)
15 (0.59)
screw holes)
Ceiling Mount Cover
4- 3.4 ( 0.13)
180 (7.09)
140 (5.51)
(camera mounting holes)
116 (4.57)
4- 4.5 ( 0.18)
(ceiling mount holes)
4- 3.4 ( 0.13)
(Junction Box Plate
144 (5.67)
mounting holes)
User Manuals
• Installation Guide (This document)
This guide provides notes on the camera installation and explains the procedures to install the
camera using a ceiling mount cover (sold separately), as well as the main camera specifications.
• Operation Guide (Included in the Setup CD-ROM)
This document explains the initial camera settings, Admin Tools settings, viewer operations
and troubleshooting, etc.
Symbols Indicating Camera Model
Camera specific functions will be listed using the icons below.
: VB-H43
: VB-M42
Main Specifications
Image Sensor
1/3 type CMOS (primary color filter)
Number of Effective Pixels
Approx. 2.1 million pixels
Approx. 1.3 million pixels
Scanning Method
20x optical (12x digital) zoom lens with auto focus
Focal Length*
4.7 (W) – 94 mm (T)
F1.6 (W) – F3.5 (T)
Viewing Angle
For 16:9 aspect ratios
Horizontal: 60.4° (W) – 3.2° (T), Vertical: 35.1° (W) – 1.8° (T)
For 4:3 aspect ratios
Horizontal: 46.3° (W) – 2.4° (T), Vertical: 35.1° (W) – 1.8° (T)
Day/Night Switch
Min. Subject Illumination
Day Mode (color)
0.4 lux (F1.6, shutter speed 1/30 sec., when smart shade control is off, 50IRE)
0.03 lux (F1.6, shutter speed 1/2 sec., when smart shade control is off, 50IRE)
0.01 lux (F1.6, shutter speed 1/2 sec., when smart shade control is on, 50IRE)
Night Mode (monochrome)
0.02 lux (F1.6, shutter speed 1/30 sec., when smart shade control is off, 50IRE)
0.002 lux (F1.6, shutter speed 1/2 sec., when smart shade control is off, 50IRE)
0.001 lux (F1.6, shutter speed 1/2 sec., when smart shade control is on, 50IRE)
Auto/One-shot AF/Manual/Fixed at infinity
Shooting Distance
Day Mode: 0.3 m (12 in.) – infinity (W), 1.0 m (3.3 ft.) – infinity (T)
(from front of lens)
Night Mode: 1.0 m (3.3 ft.) – infinity (W), 1.5 m (4.9 ft.) – infinity (T)
When [Use] is selected for [Dome]:
Day Mode: 2.0 m (6.6 ft.) – infinity (W, T)
Night Mode: 1.0 m (3.3 ft.) – infinity (W), 2.2 m (7.2 ft.) – infinity (T)
Shutter Speed
1, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30, 1/60, 1/100, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000,
1/4000, 1/8000, 1/10000, 1/16000 sec.
Auto/Auto (Flickerless)/Auto (Shutter-priority AE)/Manual (Shutter Speed, Aperture,
White Balance
Auto/Light Source (Daylight Fluorescent/White Fluorescent/Warm Fluorescent/
Mercury Lamp/Sodium Lamp/Halogen Lamp)/Manual (One-shot WB/R Gain/B
Metering Mode
Exposure Compensation
9 levels
Smart Shade Control
Auto: 3 levels
Manual: 7 levels
Brightens shaded areas of a video
AGC Limit
5 levels
Image Stabilizer
2 levels (digital)
Pan Angle Range
340° (±170°)
Tilt Angle Range
100º (ceiling-mounted position: -90º – +10º) When the horizontal direction of the
camera is 0°
Moving Speed
Pan: Max. 150º/sec. Tilt: Max. 150º/sec.
Video Compression Method
JPEG, H.264
Video Size
JPEG, H.264: 1920 x 1080, 960 x 540, 480 x 270
1280 x 720, 640 x 360, 320 x 180
1280 x 960, 640 x 480, 320 x 240
JPEG, H.264: 1280 x 720, 640 x 360, 320 x 180
1280 x 960, 640 x 480, 320 x 240
Video Quality
JPEG, H.264: 5 levels
Frame Rate*
JPEG: 0.1 – 30 fps
H.264: 1/2/3/5/6/10/15/30 fps
Max. Frame Rate
When streaming JPEG, H.264 (1920 x 1080): 30 fps
When used in the following combinations:
When streaming H.264(1) (1920 x 1080) and H.264(2) (all sizes) simultaneously: 15 fps
When streaming H.264(1) (all sizes) and H.264(2) (1920 x 1080) simultaneously: 15 fps
When streaming H.264(1) (1280 x 960) and H.264(2) (1280 x 960) simultaneously: 15 fps
When streaming H.264(1) (1280 x 720) and H.264(2) (1280 x 720) simultaneously: 15 fps
When streaming JPEG, H.264 (1280 x 960): 30 fps
When used in the following combinations:
When streaming H.264(1) (1280 x 960) and H.264(2) (1280 x 960) simultaneously: 15 fps
When streaming H.264(1) (1280 x 720) and H.264(2) (1280 x 720) simultaneously: 15 fps
I-Frame Interval
0.5/1/1.5/2/3/4/5 sec.
Simultaneous Client Access
Max. 30 Clients + 1 Admin Client
14- 4.5 ( 0.18)
H.264: Max. 10 Clients
Camera Control
Administrator, Authorized user, Guest user (level of control varies depending on
Max. 50 user names and passwords registered for authorized users.
Access Control
User authority (user name and password), Host Access Restrictions (IPv4, IPv6)
Encrypted Communications
SSL/TLS, IPsec (Auto Key Exchange/Manual)
IEEE 802.1X
TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, FTP, SNMP (MIB2), SMTP (Client), DHCP (Client),
DNS (Client), ARP, ICMP, POP3, NTP, SMTP authentication, RTSP,
WV-HTTP (Canon proprietary), ONVIF
TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, FTP, SMTP (Client), DHCPv6 (Client), DNS (Client),
ICMPv6, POP3, NTP, SMTP authentication, RTSP, WV-HTTP (Canon
proprietary), ONVIF
Audio Compression Method
G.711 μ-law (64 kbps)
Audio Communication Method
Full-duplex (two-way) Echo cancellation function compliant
Sound Transfer Protocol by Canon
Audio File Playback*
Available (audio files can be played back when an event is triggered by the
intelligent function or external device input.)
Privacy Mask
Number of registration: Max. 8 places, Number of mask colors: 1 (select from 9
View Restriction
Max. 20 positions
Intelligent Function
Detection Types: moving object detection, abandoned object detection, removed
object detection, camera tampering detection, and passing detection
Detection Settings: Max. 15
Volume Detection
Event Trigger Type
External Device Input, Intelligent Function (Video), Intelligent Function (Volume),
Image Upload
FTP/HTTP/SMTP (e-mail)
Temporary storage memory in camera: Max. approx. 5MB
Frame Rate: Max. 10 fps (JPEG)
Unit: mm (in.)
Max. 30 fps (H.264)
Event Notification
HTTP/SMTP (e-mail)
On-Screen Display
Daylight Saving Time
Custom Settings
Number of registers: 4
Items to Reg.: Pan/Tilt/Zoom, Exposure, Smart Shade Control, Focus,
White Balance, Image Quality Adjustment, Day/Night
German/English/Spanish/French/Italian/Chinese (Simplified)/Japanese
"ONVIF" is trademarks of ONVIF Inc.
Network Terminal*
LAN x 1 (RJ45, 100Base-TX (auto/full-duplex/half-duplex))
Audio Input Terminal
3.5 mm ( 0.14 in.) mini-jack connector (monaural)
(common for LINE IN & MIC IN)
Switch LINE IN/MIC IN in the setting page.
LINE IN x 1 (connect to an amplifier microphone) or
MIC IN x 1 (connect to a microphone w/o amplifier)
Audio Output Terminal
3.5 mm ( 0.14 in.) mini-jack connector (monaural)
LINE OUT x 1 (connect to an amplifier speaker)
External device I/O Terminal
Input x 2, Output x 2
Memory Card
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card compatible.
Frame Rate: Max. 1 fps (JPEG)
Max. 30 fps (H.264)
Operating Environment
Temperature: -10°C – +50°C (+14°F – +122°F), Humidity: 5% – 85% (without
Power Supply
PoE: PoE power supply via LAN connector (IEEE802.3af compliant)
AC adapter: PA-V18 (100 – 240 V AC) (sold separately)
External power source: 24 V AC/12 V DC
Power Consumption
When using PoE: Max. approx. 9.2 W
When using AC Adapter PA-V18: Max. approx. 9.9 W (100 V AC)
Max. approx. 9.4 W (240 V AC)
When using DC: Max. approx. 8.6 W
When using AC: Max. approx. 8.8 W
( x H) 132 x 155 mm ( 5.20 x 6.10 in.)
Camera only (height when camera is placed horizontally, excluding Ceiling Bracket)
Approx. 1140 g (2.52 lb.) (Camera)
Approx. 270 g (9.6 oz.) (Ceiling Plate, Ceiling Mount Cover)
Approx. 108 g (3.9 oz.) (Junction Box Plate)
*1 (W): maximum wide angle, (T): maximum telephoto
*2 This number represents the communication performance of the camera. The frame rate may be reduced due to
Viewer PC's specs, the number of clients accessing at the same time, network loads, image quality setting, type or
movement of the subject or other reasons.
*3 A third-party amplifier speaker is necessary.
*4 Use a category 5 or better LAN cable, 100 m (328 ft.) or less in length.



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  • Page 1 Failure to do so may result in the camera falling or other accidents. Audio Output Terminal 3.5 mm ( 0.14 in.) mini-jack connector (monaural) the camera in advance if specific buildings or rooms are to be monitored. Canon shall have no : VB-H43 : VB-M42...
  • Page 2 • When using a 12 V DC battery power supply, be sure to connect • Never touch the camera head during initialization. Initialization failure or malfunction Canon AC Adapter PA-V18 • Audio may be interrupted when using antivirus software. resistors of at least 0.5 – 1.0 /20 W in series to the power line.

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