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  • Page 2: Manual Overview

    This manual contains the following sections: Section 1 - “Product Overview” describes what is included with the DCS-1100/1130 camera, and things to consider before installing (page 1). Section 2 - “mydlink Portal” provides detailed information on usage and configuration of your product with www.mydlink.com (page 7). Section 3 - “Installation” describes how to install the camera on your network (page 12).
  • Page 3: Manual Revisions

    D-Link reserves the right to revise this publication and to make changes in the content hereof without obligation to notify any person or organization of such revisions or changes. Information in this document may become obsolete as our services and websites develop and change. Please refer to the www.mydlink.com website for the most current information.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Connect the Ethernet Cable ... 14 Connect the Power Adapter ... 14 Connecting to a Wireless Network Using WPS (DCS-1130) ... 15 D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual Table of Contents Using the Configuration Menu ... 16 Web-based Configuration Utility ... 17 Live Video ... 18 Live Video >...
  • Page 5 Table of Contents Appendix A: Installing the DCS-1100/1130 on a Router Without UPnP ... 43 Appendix B: Technical Specifications ... 49 Contacting Technical Support ... 51 Warranty ... 52 Registration ... 58 D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 6: Product Overview

    The DCS-1100/1130 can be accessed remotely, and controlled from any PC/Notebook over your local network or through the Internet via a web browser. The simple installation and intuitive web-based interface offer easy integration with your Ethernet/Fast Ethernet or 802.11n/g wireless network (DCS-1130). The DCS-1100/1130 also comes with remote monitoring and motion detection features for a complete and cost-effective home security solution.
  • Page 7: Features

    PC for storing recorded video. • Low-Light Recording: The DCS-1100/1130’s 1 lux light sensitivity allows you to capture video in rooms with minimal lighting, making it ideal for use in low-light environments. • Web Configuration: Using a standard Web browser, administrators can configure and manage the Network Camera directly from its own Web page via the Intranet or Internet. This means you can access your DCS-1100/1130 anytime from anywhere in the world! • Remote Monitoring Utility: The D-ViewCam application adds enhanced features and functionality for the Network Camera and allows administrators to configure and access the Network Camera from a remote site via Intranet or Internet.
  • Page 8: Package Contents

    If any of the above items are missing from your package, please contact your retailer. Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage rating than the one included with the DCS-1100/1130 will cause damage and void the warranty for this product.
  • Page 9: System Requirements

    Network Requirements CD Installation Wizard Requirements Web-based Configuration Utility Requirements mydlink Website Requirements D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual System Requirements • Wired (10/100 Fast Ethernet) network • Wireless 802.11n/g network (for DCS-1130 only) • An Internet connection • A router connected to your broadband modem Computer with the following: • A PC with a wired connection to your router • Windows XP or Vista ® • Internet Explorer 6 or higher with ActiveX controls enabled Computer with the following: • Windows based operating system ®...
  • Page 10: Hardware Overview

    Reset Button Resets the camera to factory defaults when pressed for 10 seconds. WPS Button (DCS-1130) Allows you to connect to a WPS router. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual Hardware Overview Front Focus ring Turning the ring will allow you to focus the camera. Camera lens Records video from the surrounding area.
  • Page 11: Back

    Antenna connectors (DCS-1130) Connects to the wireless antennas. Camera base mounting points Allows you to attach the camera base or another mounting unit. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual Hardware Overview Back Ethernet port Connects to a PC or network through an Ethernet connection.
  • Page 12: Mydlink Portal

    Section 2 - mydlink Portal mydlink Portal After registering your DCS-1100/1130 camera with a mydlink account in the Camera Installation Wizard. You will be able to remotely access your camera from the www.mydlink.com website. After signing in to your mydlink account,...
  • Page 13: Camera Status

    • Try restarting your Internet router. • Check your camera’s cable connections and make sure they are secure. • Check to make sure that the LED on your camera is lit solid green. If you still cannot access your camera, reset your camera and run the Camera Installation Wizard again from the CD-ROM included in your package. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual Camera Status...
  • Page 14: Live Video

    Section 2 - mydlink Portal Live Video In the main part of the screen, the Live Video tab will be selected by default. If the camera is available, a Live Video feed will be displayed. Video will be shown at VGA resolution (640x480) if viewing your camera from a PC on the same local network, or at QVGA resolution (320x240) if viewing your camera from a PC on a remote network. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 15: Camera Settings

    Section 2 - mydlink Portal Camera Settings The Camera Settings tab allows you to access your camera’s configuration interface. To open your camera’s configuration interface, click Camera web page and enter the password exactly as listed on the Camera Settings page. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 16: Camera Info

    MAC Address: This shows you the MAC address of your device. Device activated On: This shows you the time and date that your device was added to mydlink. Support: This section provides you with links to various support websites and downloads related to your product. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 17: Installation

    Section 3 - Installation Installation Starting the Camera Installation Wizard Insert the Installation CD-ROM into your computer’s CD-ROM drive to start the autorun program. The CD-ROM will open the Camera Installation Wizard. Simply click Start to go through the Installation Wizard, which will help you through the entire installation process from connecting your hardware to configuring your camera. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 18: Hardware Installation

    2. Screw the camera base into the mounting point on either the back or the bottom of the camera and tighten the collar. You can adjust the angle and pivot of the camera by loosening the wheel and retightening it after moving it to the desired position. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 19: Connect The Ethernet Cable

    Connect one end of the blue Ethernet cable included in your package to the Ethernet port on the back of the DCS-1100/1130 camera. Connect the other end of the cable to an available LAN port on your router or broadband modem.
  • Page 20: Connecting To A Wireless Network Using Wps (Dcs-1130)

    WPS feature. If you are not sure where the WPS button is on your router, please refer to your router’s User Manual. The DCS-1130 will then automatically create a wireless connection to your router. While connecting, your camera’s LED will flash and then your camera will reboot. After rebooting, the status LED on the front of the camera will turn solid green. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 21: Using The Configuration Menu

    After entering your password, click OK. Note: If you are directly connecting your PC to the camera, or if you are using the camera on a closed network, the default IP is 192.168.0.20. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 22: Web-Based Configuration Utility

    Web-based Configuration Utility Use the following sections to set up and configure your network camera: • LIVE VIDEO • SETUP • MAINTENANCE • STATUS • HELP D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 23: Live Video

    Start/Stop Audio: This button toggles the built-in microphone on and off, allowing you to hear audio from the area surrounding your camera. Audio is on by default. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual Live Video Live Video > Camera...
  • Page 24: Setup

    Manual Internet Connection Setup, and you can manually set up motion detection options by clicking on Manual Motion Detection Setup. You can also see these settings by clicking on the menu on the left panel (Network Setup / Wireless Setup / Motion Detection / Snapshot). D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 25: Setup > Network Setup

    Secondary DNS: Enter the IP adress of the secondary DNS server that the camera should use. Note: If you need to use a static IP address and you do not know the network information, contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) for assistance. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 26 Appendix A: Installing the DCS-1100/1130 on a Router Without UPnP on page 45. For installing multiple cameras, ONE port per camera must be opened on your router, the Web server (HTTP) port. Also, some browsers may restrict some ports, such as 1 or 22, for security purposes.
  • Page 27: Setup > Wireless (Dcs-1130 Only)

    Key: If you use WEP, WPA-PSK, or WPA2-PSK authentication, enter the Key (also known as password) used for your wireless network. After making any changes, click the Save Settings button to save your changes, or click the Don’t Save Settings button to discard your changes. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 28: Setup > Dynamic Dns

    Cable and DSL connections, you are assigned a dynamic IP address and that address is used only for the duration of that specific connection. With the DCS-1100/1130, you can set up your DDNS service and the DCS-1100/1130 will automatically update your DDNS server every time it receives a different IP address. Depending on the service, this update may take a few hours.
  • Page 29: Setup > Image Setup

    B/W: Ticking this checkbox will change the camera image into black and white. Flip: This will flip the image vertically. Mirror: This will flip the image horizontally in such a way that your left side will be on the left side of the screen and vice versa. Note: Mirror and Flip can be used if you choose to mount the DCS-1100/1130 upside down on the ceiling. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual Setup > Image Setup...
  • Page 30: Setup > Audio And Video

    This sets the target bitrate of the video stream. Higher bitrates will provide better quality video. When the Encode Type is set to MJPEG, you cannot change the bps setting. Also, available bps settings may change depending on what the Encode Type, Sensor Output, Resolution, and FPS settings are set to. JPEG Quality: This sets the JPEG quality of any manual snapshots you take when this video profile is selected RTSP URL: This setting allows you to set a suffix for your camera’s RTSP URL so you can view your camera’s video with this video profile’s settings. For example, if you enter “mpeg4” as your RTSP URL setting and your camera’s IP is 192.160.0.20, you can view your camera’s video with these settings through 192.160.0.20/mpeg4. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual Setup > Audio and Video...
  • Page 31 5 fps and bit rate to 20 Kbps. After making any changes, click the Save Settings button to save your changes, or click the Don’t Save Settings button to discard your changes. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 32: Setup > Motion Detection

    Clear: Clicking this button will clear all motion detection zones. After making any changes, click the Save Settings button to save your changes, or click the Don’t Save Settings button to discard your changes. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 33: Setup > Time And Date

    Year, Month, Day, Hour, Minute, and Second. You can also click the Copy Your Computer’s Time Settings button to automatically fill in the dropdown boxes with the current time and date from your computer. After making any changes, click the Save Settings button to save your changes, or click the Don’t Save Settings button to discard your changes. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual Setup > Time and Date...
  • Page 34: Setup > Recording

    Shared Folder. Click on the Test button to test your settings. Please note that when creating a simple network drive like this, all users on your local network will have access to the contents of this folder. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 35 Continuous: This will set the camera to record continuously. Scheduled Recording: This will set the camera to automatically record video during the specified times in the table below. After making any changes, click the Save Settings button to save your changes, or click the Don’t Save Settings button to discard your changes. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 36: Setup > Snapshot

    FTP Server > Interval below according to schedule you define by checking days and entering the times you want to record between. You can only save to an FTP server when taking scheduled snapshots. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 37 Port: Enter the port used by your SMTP server. Test: Clicking this button will take a snapshot and will try to upload it to your FTP server using the settings you have entered. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 38 Test: Clicking this button will take a snapshot and will try to upload it to your FTP server using the settings you have entered. After making any changes, click the Save Settings button to save your changes, or click the Don’t Save Settings button to discard your changes. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 39: Maintenance

    Add to add the new user account. User List: Here, you can view the current list of users by using the dropdown box. You can also delete a user by D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual Maintenance Maintenance > Admin...
  • Page 40 Label: This is the text label that will appear on the OSD. Show time: If checked, the current time will be displayed on the OSD. LED light: This will turn the camera’s front LED indicator on or off. After making any changes to this section, click the Save button to save your changes. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 41: Maintenance > System

    Restore To Factory Defaults: Click this button to reset all settings to their factory defaults. If you choose to reset your settings, you will need to set up your camera again. Reboot Device: Clicking the Reboot button will reboot your device. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual Maintenance > System...
  • Page 42: Maintenance > Firmware Upgrade

    Note: It is recommended that you use a wired connection for your computer and camera when upgrading the firmware. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 43: Status

    Section 4 - Configuration Status Status > Device Info This screen shows you various information about your camera and its current settings. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 44: Status > Log

    Status > Log The log shows you a list of events that have happened recently. You can download the log by clicking the Download button, or you can empty the log by clicking the Clear button. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 45: Help

    Section 4 - Configuration Help The Help screen provides you with support information about the DCS-1100/1130 for your reference. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 46: Troubleshooting

    This chapter provides solutions to problems that can occur during the installation and operation of the DCS-1100/1130. Read the following descriptions if you are having problems. (The examples below are illustrated in Windows and XP. If you have a different operating system, the screenshots on your computer will look similar to the following examples.) 1. What is Remote Access? How do I enable it? Remote Access allows you to access your camera from any PC connected to the Internet through a web browser. This...
  • Page 47 3. In addition to using mydlink.com, is there another way to access my camera remotely over the Internet? Yes, you can access your camera over the Internet through the following URL after successfully installing your camera through the Camera Installation Wizard: http://[mydlink No.].mydlink.com For example, if your camera’s mydlink No. was 12345678, you would be able to access your camera remotely by opening your web browser and going to http://12345678.mydlink.com This URL will open a webpage where you will be asked to log in by entering your camera’s password. After entering your password, your camera’s Live View window will open, and you will be able to configure your camera as well. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 48: Appendix A: Installing The Dcs-1100/1130 On A Router Without Upnp

    Appendix A: Installing the DCS-1100/1130 on a If you connect your camera to an Internet router that does not support UPnP, you can assign your camera to a DMZ connection on your router. For more details, refer to your router’s User Manual for more details on configuring your camera to use a DMZ connection. If you have multiple cameras you wish to connect, or if you do not want...
  • Page 49 Appendix A - Installing the DCS-1100/1130 on a Router Without UPnP 2) Assign an IP Address and Port for Your Camera • Click on the SETUP tab, and select Network Setup A local IP address is required to configure your camera and to view your camera within your local network. You may use the default camera IP address of 192.168.0.20.
  • Page 50 Be sure to check with your ISP so that you can open the appropriate ports accordingly. If your ISP does not pass traffic on port 80, you will need to change the Web server port the camera uses from 80 to something else, like 800. If you are behind a residential gateway, you will need to open a corresponding port on your gateway as well. Not all gateways are the same. Please refer to your gateway’s user’s manual for specific instructions on how to forward ports. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 51 Appendix A - Installing the DCS-1100/1130 on a Router Without UPnP Router Setup The following steps generally apply to any router that you have on your network. The D-Link DIR-301 is used as an example to clarify the configuration process. Note: Because a dynamic WAN IP address can change from time to time depending on your ISP, you may want to obtain a Static IP address from your ISP. A Static IP address is a fixed IP address that will not change over time and will be more convenient for you to use to access your camera from a remote location. You can also use DDNS to obtain an IP address.
  • Page 52 (for example, if you are already running a web server), select a different public port for your camera. • In the Port Forwarding list, a check mark appearing before the camera name will indicate that the port forwarding rule is enabled. • Click Save Settings to save your settings. You will need to repeat these steps to open an RTSP port for your camera (port 554 by default). D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 53 Viewing Your Camera Over the Internet Behind a Router If you want to view one of your cameras over the Internet and your PC is behind a router or firewall, you may also need to activate port triggering. This will allow you to open the necessary ports in order to view video from your camera. Consult your router/firewall’s User Manual, and use the following information to set up port triggering: • Port trigger: 554 (if you have changed the RTSP port on your camera, use that number here) • Ports to open: 6970-6990 D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 54: Appendix B: Technical Specifications

    • FTP Client • HTTP Server • Samba Client • PPPoE • RTP • RTSP • RTCP • 3GPP • UPnP Port Forwarding • 10/100BASE-TX port • IEEE 802.3 compliant • IEEE 802.3u compliant • Supports Full-Duplex operation • MDI/MDIX auto-negotiation • 8 02.3x Flow Control support for Full-Duplex mode D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual Wireless Connectivity (DCS-1130 only) • 802.11 n/g Wireless with WEP/WPA/WPA2 Security • WPS Support Sensor • ¼ inch color VGA CMOS Sensor Lens • Focal length: 5.01mm, F2.8 Microphone • Signal/noise ratio: 40dB +/- 3dB, Omni-directional Reset Button • Reset to factory default Video Codec • MPEG-4/MJPEG simultaneous dual-format compression • JPEG for still image Video Features • Adjustable image size and quality...
  • Page 55 • Input: 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz • Output: 5VDC, 2.5A • Powered by an external power adapter • Maximum power consumption DCS-1100: 4W DCS-1130: 6.3W Dimensions (WxDxH) • 120.0mm x 81.5mm x 38.0mm (without bracket and stand) Weight • DCS-1100: 250g (without bracket and stand) • DCS-1130: 280g (without bracket and stand) Operation Temperature • 0˚ to 40˚C (32˚ to 104˚F) D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual Storage Temperature •- 20˚ to 70˚C (-4˚ to 158˚F) Humidity • 20-80% RH non-condensing Emission (EMI), Safety & Other Certifications • FCC Class B • IC • C-Tick • CE...
  • Page 56: Contacting Technical Support

    Contacting Technical Support U.S. and Canadian customers can contact D-Link technical support through our website or by phone. Before you contact technical support, please have the following ready: • Model number of the product (e.g. DCS-1130) • Hardware Revision (located on the label on the bottom of the Network Camera (e.g. rev A1)) • Serial Number (s/n number located on the label on the bottom of the Network Camera). You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website as well as frequently asked questions and answers to technical issues. For customers within the United States:...
  • Page 57: Warranty

    The customer’s sole and exclusive remedy and the entire liability of D-Link and its suppliers under this Limited Warranty will be, at D-Link’s option, to repair or replace the defective Hardware during the Warranty Period at no charge to the original owner or to refund the actual purchase price paid. Any repair or replacement will be rendered by D-Link at an Authorized D-Link Service Office. The replacement hardware need not be new or have an identical make, model or part. D-Link may, at its option, replace the defective Hardware or any part thereof with any reconditioned product that D-Link reasonably determines is substantially equivalent (or superior) in all material respects to the defective Hardware. Repaired or replacement hardware will be warranted for the remainder of the original Warranty Period or ninety (90) days, whichever is longer, and is subject to the same limitations and exclusions.
  • Page 58 Software will be warranted for the remainder of the original Warranty Period and is subject to the same limitations and exclusions. If a material non-conformance is incapable of correction, or if D-Link determines in its sole discretion that it is not practical to replace the non- conforming Software, the price paid by the original licensee for the non-conforming Software will be refunded by D-Link;...
  • Page 59 • The customer is responsible for all in-bound shipping charges to D-Link. No Cash on Delivery (“COD”) is allowed. Products sent COD will either be rejected by D-Link or become the property of D-Link. Products shall be fully insured by the customer and shipped to D-Link Systems, Inc., 17595 Mt. Herrmann, Fountain Valley, CA 92708. D-Link will not be held responsible for any packages that are lost in transit to D-Link.
  • Page 60: Limitation Of Liability

    This Limited Warranty provides specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. Trademarks: D-Link is a registered trademark of D-Link Corporation/D-Link Systems, Inc. Other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Copyright Statement: No part of this publication or documentation accompanying this product may be reproduced in any form or by any means or used to make any derivative such as translation, transformation, or adaptation without permission from D-Link Corporation/D-Link Systems, Inc., as stipulated...
  • Page 61: Ce Mark Warning

    If this device is going to be operated in 5.15 ~ 5.25GHz frequency range, then it is restricted in indoor environment only. IMPORTANT NOTICE: FCC Radiation Exposure Statement: This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator & your body. This transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. The availability of some specific channels and/or operational frequency bands are country dependent and are firmware programmed at the factory to match the intended destination. The firmware setting is not accessible by the end user. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 62 20cm between the radiator and your body. This device has been designed to operate with an antenna having a maximum gain of 2 dB. Antenna having a higher gain is strictly prohibited per regulations of Industry Canada. The required antenna impedance is 50 ohms. D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...
  • Page 63: Registration

    Appendix E - Registration Registration Product registration is entirely voluntary and failure to register will not diminish your warranty rights. Version 1.3 March 03, 2009 D-Link DCS-1100/1130 User Manual...

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