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3-620-374-18 (2)

Network Camera

User's Guide
Software Version 3.1
SNC-RZ30N
SNC-RZ30P
Version 2
© 2002 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1: Network Camera

    3-620-374-18 (2) Network Camera User’s Guide Software Version 3.1 SNC-RZ30N SNC-RZ30P Version 2 © 2002 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Overview Phenomena Specific to CCD Image Sensors ... 5 How to Use This User’s Guide ... 5 Operating the Camera Logging in to Homepage — Welcome Page ... 6 Logging in as a User ... 6 Logging in as Administrator ... 6 About Viewers ...
  • Page 3 Setting the Alarm Out 1 or 2 — Alarm out 1 or 2 setting Page ... 37 Activating/Deactivating the Alarm Out 1 Function — Alarm out 1 usage setting Page ... 37 Setting the Alarm Out 1 Function — Alarm out 1 setting Page ... 37 Alarm mode setting Section ...
  • Page 4: Overview

    OR AFTER EXPIRATION OF THE WARRANTY, OR FOR ANY OTHER REASON WHATSOEVER. • If you lose data by using this unit, SONY accepts no responsibility for restoration of the data. NOTICE TO USERS © 2002, 2003 Sony Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • Page 5: Phenomena Specific To Ccd Image Sensors

    Phenomena Specific to CCD Image Sensors The following phenomena that may appear in images are specific to CCD (Charge Coupled Device) image sensors. They do not indicate malfunctions. White flecks Although the CCD image sensors are produced with high-precision technologies, fine white flecks may be generated on the screen in rare cases, caused by cosmic rays, etc.
  • Page 6: Operating The Camera

    Operating the Camera The Operating the Camera section explains how to monitor the image from the camera using the Web browser. For setting the camera, see “Administrating the Camera” on page 15. Logging in to Homepage — Welcome Page Logging in as a User Start the web browser on the computer and type the IP address of the camera you want to monitor.
  • Page 7: About Viewers

    The welcome page is changed to that for Administrator. Select the viewer. You can select the viewer from among Java applet viewer, ActiveX viewer and Server push viewer, whichever is suitable for your system environments and usage. For details, see “About Viewers” on page 7. When you have selected the viewer, the main viewer page appears (see page 8).
  • Page 8: Configuration Of Main Viewer Page

    ActiveX viewer The ActiveX viewer operates on Internet Explorer. It displays the main viewer page using ActiveX. With this viewer, you can display images at a high frame rate and use all the functions provided with this software. When you log in the camera using Internet Explorer for the first time, the Security Warning appears.
  • Page 9: Image Control Section

    Trigger Displays the trigger control parts on the image control section. By clicking the trigger button, you can control various applications manually. (See “Controlling the Application Manually” on page 13.) User access right Level 3 or Level 4 is required for this function.
  • Page 10: Controlling The Monitor Image

    Controlling the Monitor Image You can control the monitor image from the image control section on the main viewer page. Image control section Selecting the frame rate Click the down-arrow button in the Frame rate box and select the frame rate with which the images are transmitted, from the drop-down list.
  • Page 11: Zooming

    Observe the monitor image and click the arrow button indicating the direction in which you want to move the camera. The camera moves and the monitor image follows. Hold down the arrow button to move the direction of the camera continuously. Click to return the camera to the factory-preset default position.
  • Page 12: Focusing

    Focusing The focus is automatically adjusted when the Focus mode menu on the Camera setting page is set to Auto (see page 21). When you set it to Manual, you can adjust the focus manually from the image control section, or adjust it with a push of the button. Adjust the focus manually by clicking the two buttons alternately.
  • Page 13: Zooming Using The Center Wheel Of The Mouse

    • When the specified area is zoomed in, the center may be shifted or some portion of the image may appear out of the monitor image section. In this case, click the point you want to move to the center or click the arrow button on the image control section.
  • Page 14: Recording A Still Image On An Ata Memory Card Or The Built-in Memory Of The Camera

    Recording a Still Image on an ATA Memory Card or the Built-in Memory of the Camera If you select Memory save and click still image is captured and stored in the memory specified on the Image memory setting page. To use this function, you need to select the Use image memory function option and the Manual mode on the Image memory setting page.
  • Page 15: Administrating The Camera

    Administrating the Camera The Administrating the Camera section explains how to set the functions of the camera by the Administrator. For monitoring the camera image, see “Operating the Camera” on page 6. Configuration of Administrator Menu Page The Administrator menu page is displayed when the Administrator having Level 4 access right selects Setting on the welcome page for Administrator, or when Setting button on the menu section of the main...
  • Page 16: Configuring The System - System Setting

    Serial Displays the Serial setting page. See “Communicating Data via Serial Port — Serial setting Page” on page 43. Schedule Displays the Schedule setting page. See “Setting the Schedule — Schedule setting Page” on page 44. Activity detection Displays the Activity detection setting page. See “Setting the Activity Detection Function —...
  • Page 17: System Log

    CGI commands of the camera and store the HTML file in the recommended ATA memory card. In this case, change the Default URL setting as follows: For the verified cards, contact your authorized Sony dealer. Select User Setting.
  • Page 18: Date Time Setting Section

    Date time setting Section Current date time Displays the date and time set on the camera. You can set the date and time using the following two methods. Note When you purchased the camera, be sure to check the date and time of the camera and set them if necessary. System (PC) current date time Displays the date and time set on your computer.
  • Page 19: Setting The Camera

    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 Apply, and the camera is adjusted according to the loaded data and restarted. Notes • The IP address setting in the Wired LAN setting section (see page 23) on the Network setting page and the IP address setting in the Wireless LAN setting section (see page 24) cannot be set.
  • Page 20: Image Quality

    Frame is suitable for still images, and Field is suitable for animation. If you select Auto, the image mode changes between Frame and Field automatically: Frame when the subject is a still object, and Field when the subject is moving. Image quality Select the image quality from Level 1 to Level 10.
  • Page 21: Focus Mode

    Focus mode Select the focus mode. Select Auto to adjust the focus automatically. Select Manual to adjust the focus manually using the NEAR and FAR buttons on the main viewer page. If you click the ONE PUSH AF button, the focus is adjusted instantly.
  • Page 22: Day/night Setting Section

    Stabilizer Select the stabilizer to compensate oscillation. Select On to activate the stabilizer when the camera is exposed to oscillation. Normally select Off. Notes • If you pan or tilt the camera with the Stabilizer menu set to On, it will take about 5 seconds until the monitor image becomes stable after panning or tilting.
  • Page 23: Configuring The Network

    Pan/Tilt: Select the camera transition level from 1 to 10 by clicking the 8-direction arrow button for panning/ tilting (see page 10). Selecting 10 gives the maximum transition level. Zoom: Select the camera transition level from 1 to 10 by clicking the TELE or WIDE button for zooming (see page 11).
  • Page 24: Wireless Lan Setting Section

    Verified wireless LAN adapter card Cisco Aironet 350 Series Client Adapter: AIR-PCM352 For details on the wireless LAN card, consult your authorized Sony dealer or the store where you purchased the product. Configuring the Network — Network setting Page DHCP Select On to assign the IP address to the camera automatically.
  • Page 25: Http Port Setting Section

    Bandwidth control Limits the data communication bandwidth for the wireless interface of the camera. You can select from among the following: Unlimited, 0.5, 0.6, 0.7, 0.8, 0.9, 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 (Mbps) Select Unlimited when you do not want to limit the bandwidth.
  • Page 26 (Wired LAN settings and Wireless LAN settings) using the SMTP or HTTP protocol. SMTP Select On to send an E-mail when the DHCP setting is completed. SMTP server name Type the name or IP address of the SMTP server you want to use for sending an E-mail, up to 64 characters.
  • Page 27: Setting The User

    Setting the User — User setting Page When you click User on the Administrator menu, the User setting page appears. Use this page to set the user names and passwords of Administrator and up to 9 kinds of users (User 1 to User 9), and the access right of each user.
  • Page 28: Setting The Security

    Setting the Security — Security setting Page When you click Security on the Administrator menu, the Security setting page appears. Use this page to limit the computers that can access the camera. Activating/Deactivating the Security Function — Security usage setting Page To activate the security function, select Use security function, then click OK.
  • Page 29: Setting The Camera Position And Action

    Setting the Camera Position and Action — Preset position setting Page When you click Preset position on the Administrator menu, the Preset position setting page appears. Use this page to store the pan, tilt and zoom positions of the camera (Preset position) in memory and program the sequenced action of the camera (Tour).
  • Page 30: Checking The Preset Position Settings - Preset Position Table Section

    Checking the Preset Position Settings — Preset position table Section The table shows the preset position name and preset position setting for each preset number. Programming the Tour — Tour setting Section You can program up to 16 preset positions so that the camera moves to multiple preset positions in sequence (Tour).
  • Page 31: Activating The Tour - Tour Selection Section

    Activating the Tour — Tour selection Section You can activate the tour according to the schedule. Selected tour name Select the tour name A to E you want to activate. Select none if you do not want to activate any tour or if you want to stop the tour in action.
  • Page 32: Alarm Mode Setting Section

    User name Type the user name for the FTP server. Password Type the password for the FTP server. Re-type password To confirm the password, type the same characters as you typed in the Password box. Remote path Type the path to the destination up to 64 characters. Image file name Type the basic file name you want to assign to the images when sending to the FTP server.
  • Page 33: Periodical Sending Mode Setting Section

    Available period Select the period for which the selected alarm mode is available. Always: The selected alarm mode is available any time. Use scheduler: The selected alarm mode is available according to the schedule selected in Schedule No. below. Schedule No. When Use scheduler is selected on the Available period menu, select the schedule you want the selected alarm mode being available.
  • Page 34: Downloading Images From The Camera

    Image view size Select the image size to be displayed on the digest viewer from among the following: Auto, 160 × 120, 320 × 240, 640 × 480 When you select Auto, the image is displayed in the size specified with the Image size menu on the Camera setting page (see page 19).
  • Page 35: Setting The Ftp Server Function - Ftp Server Setting Page

    Setting the FTP Server Function — FTP server setting Page You can register up to 10 user names and passwords to allow logging in the camera using the FTP client software of the computer. Built-in memory Displays the free space of the built-in memory of the camera.
  • Page 36: Alarm Mode Setting Section

    SMTP server name Type the SMTP server name up to 64 characters, or the IP address of the SMTP server. Recipient e-mail address Type the recipient E-mail address up to 64 characters. You can specify up to three recipient E-mail addresses. Administrator e-mail address Type the Administrator e-mail address up to 64 characters.
  • Page 37: Periodical Sending Mode Setting Section

    Use scheduler: The alarm mode is available according to the schedule selected on the Schedule No. menu below. Schedule No. When Use scheduler is selected on the Available period menu, select the schedule you want the alarm mode being available. Click to select the check box(es) 1 to 6.
  • Page 38: Alarm Mode Setting Section

    appears. Click the button, and the Camera setting page appears and you can set the Day/Night function (see page 22). In the Night mode, the relay corresponding to the alarm out 1 is short-circuited. In the Day mode, it is open.
  • Page 39: Recording Images In Memory

    The recorded image file can be found or downloaded to the computer using the FTP server function. (See “Downloading Images from the Camera — FTP server setting Page” on page 34.) For the verified cards, contact your authorized Sony dealer. Activating/Deactivating the Image Memory Function — Image memory...
  • Page 40: Alarm Mode Setting Section

    year (2 digits), month (2 digits), date (2 digits), hour (2 digits), minute (2 digits), second (2 digits) and consecutive number (2 digits), thus 14-digit number is added to the file name. Sequence number: A consecutive number is added to the basic file name.
  • Page 41: Periodical Recording Mode Setting Section

    Schedule No. When Use scheduler is selected on the Available period menu, select the schedule you want the alarm mode being available. Click to select the check box(es) 1 to 6. You can select multiple schedules. To check the contents of schedules, click Schedule check.
  • Page 42: Directory Structure Of Image Memory

    Directory Structure of Image Memory The images are recorded in the memory with the following directory structure. ATA memory card (A-slot): Slot A ATA memory card (B-slot): Slot B Built-in memory: Drive C Each slot or drive has the following directory structure. Drive root Date Alarm...
  • Page 43: Communicating Data Via Serial Port

    VISCA: When you select VISCA, you can control the camera using the VISCA protocol. For the command list of the VISCA protocol, consult your authorized Sony dealer. Notes • When you control the camera via the serial port using the VISCA protocol, match the communication settings with those on the connected controller.
  • Page 44: Setting The Schedule

    Setting the Schedule — Schedule setting Page When you click Schedule on the Administrator menu, the Schedule setting page appears. Use this page to set up to six schedules used for the preset position function, Day/Night function, FTP client function, SMTP function, Alarm out 1 or 2 function and Image memory function.
  • Page 45: Showing The Pop-up

    Hold down the mouse left button and drag it diagonally. The portion marked with a red frame determines the activity detection working area. As the default setting, the whole area is set as the activity detection working area. Note Before using the activity detection, perform the operation test to confirm correct operation.
  • Page 46: Others

    Others Using the Supplied Setup Program To connect the camera to a network, you need to assign a new IP address to the camera when you installed the camera for the first time. You can assign an IP address in two ways: •...
  • Page 47: Changing The Communication Bandwidth

    Set the IP address. To obtain the IP address automatically from a DHCP server: Select Obtain an IP address automatically. The IP address, Subnet mask and Default gateway are assigned automatically. To specify the IP address manually: Select Use the following IP address, and type the IP address, Subnet mask and Default gateway in each box.
  • Page 48: Setting The Date And Time

    Setting the Date and Time 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 you want to set the date and time for. You can select multiple cameras and set the date and time simultaneously.
  • Page 49: Assigning The Ip Address To The Camera Using Arp Commands

    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 setup program. Note When you turn on the camera, execute the ARP and PING commands within 5 minutes.
  • Page 50: Using The Snmp

    (standard format) With the above inquiry, you can obtain the following setting information. The following explains the setting information using the inqjs=snmp (JavaScript parameter) format. var sysDescr=“\“SONY Network Camera SNC- RZ30\”” var sysObjectIP=“1.3.6.1.4.1.122.8501 var sysLocation=“\“\”” var sysContact=“\“\”” var sysName=“\“\””...
  • Page 51 the <string> position. The maximum length of <string> is 255 characters. sysName=<string> Set the instance of “mib-2.system.sysName.0” in the <string> position. The maximum length of <string> is 255 characters. enaAuthTraps=<value> Set the instance value of “mib-2.snmp.snmp EnableAuthenTraps.0” in the <string> position. Type “1”...
  • Page 52: When Using Windows Xp Service Pack 2

    When using Windows XP Service Pack 2 Installing software A warning message regarding the active contents may appear when you install the IP Setup Program from CD- ROM. In this case, operate as follows: If message “Internet Explorer” appears, click Yes. If message “File Download –...
  • Page 53 Select Windows Firewall and select Off in the Windows Firewall dialog. 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…. In the Add Program dialog, select IP Setup Program and click OK.
  • Page 54: When Using Windows Vista

    When using Windows Vista Installing software A warning message regarding the active contents may appear when you install the IP Setup Program from CD- ROM. In this case, operate as follows: If pop-up “AutoPlay” appears when a CD-ROM is inserted into the CD-ROM drive, click Open folder to view files.
  • Page 55: Configuring Windows Firewall

    If you want to keep Windows Firewall On, continue with the following steps. Select the “Exceptions” tab. Select Add Program…. Sony Corporation If the Add Program dialog appears, select IP Setup Program and click OK. Then the IP Setup Program is added to the Program or port list.

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