Table of Contents Overview Features ... 4 Phenomena Specific to CCD Image Sensors ... 5 How to Use This User’s Guide ... 6 System Requirements ... 6 Preparation Assigning the IP Address to the Camera ... 7 Assigning an IP address using the IP Setup Program ...
Common Tab — Setting the Image memory Function ... 54 Alarm recording Tab — Setting the Image Memory Function when Detecting the Alarm 55 Periodical recording Tab — Setting the Periodical recording mode ... 56 Folder structure of image memory ... 57 Downloading Images from the Camera —...
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How to Use This User’s Guide This User’s Guide explains how to operate the SNC- RZ25N and SNC-RZ25P Network Camera from a computer. The User’s Guide is written to be read on the computer display. As this section gives tips on using the User’s Guide, read it before you operate the camera.
Preparation The Preparation section explains what the administrator has to prepare for monitoring the 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 installing the camera 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. The factory setting of the camera network is as follows. IP address: 192.168.0.100 Subnet mask: 255.0.0.0 Wireless LAN setting Type: Ad hoc mode SSID: snc-rz25 Channel: 11 ch...
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….
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.
installation correctly. Delete the downloaded file, and click the Setup icon again. If message “Internet Explorer – Security Warning” appears, click Run. If message “User Account Control – An unidentified program wants access to your computer” appear, click Allow. The software installation starts. Starting the software When you start software such as IP Setup Program, message “User Account Control –...
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. Then the IP Setup Program is added to the Program or port list.
When the main viewer of the camera is displayed for the first time When you click Enter, “Security warning” is displayed. When you click OK, the ActiveX control is installed and the main viewer is displayed. Notes • If Automatic configuration is enabled in the Local Area Network (LAN) Settings of Internet Explorer, the image may not be displayed.
Basic Configuration by the Administrator You can monitor the image of the camera by logging in with the initial condition of this network camera. You can also set various functions according to the install position, network condition or purpose of the camera. We recommend you configure the following items before monitoring the image from the camera.
Operating the Camera The Operating the Camera section explains how to monitor the image from the camera using the Web browser. Use Internet Explorer as the Web browser. The functions of the camera should be set by the Administrator. For setting the camera, see “Administrating the Camera”...
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. The welcome page of the network camera is displayed in the Web browser. Select the viewer.
Note If the Welcome page does not activate correctly, the security level of the Internet Explorer may be set to Medium or higher. See “To display the welcome page and the main viewer correctly” on page 14 and check the security level.
• When you install ActiveX Control, you should be logged in to the computer as the Administrator. Every page of this software is optimized for display character size Medium for Internet Explorer. Configuration of Main Viewer This section explains the functions of the parts and controls of the main viewer.
Main menu Setting Click to display the Administrator menu. (page 31) You can operate this function only when logging in as the administrator. Home Displays the Welcome page. Player Click to download the “SNC video player” application program built in the camera. The SNC video player allows you to play video/audio data recorded on the camera with your computer.
PanTilt control Click the arrow button of the direction in which you want to move the camera. Keep it pressed to move the camera continuously. To return to the home position, click Zoom control Press to zoom out, and press Zooming continues while the button remains pressed.
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 home page to display the main viewer. You can see how to log in on page 17, “Logging in as a User”.
Capturing a Monitor Image You can capture a monitoring image as a still image and save it in the computer. Capturing a monitor image Monitor the camera image in the monitor window. Click Capture icon. The still image of the moment you click is captured, and the still image is displayed in the monitor window.
Operating the camera You can operate the camera from the main viewer. When you click control icon, the display switches to control panel icon. PanTilt mark and Preset list box are displayed on the upper right of the window. Notes When mark is displayed at upper right side of the window, you can use Pan/Tilt control function.
watch, the direction and the zoom position of the camera move to suit to the red frame. Notes • When Zoom mode in the Camera menu is set to Full (see page 37), zooming of the specified area stops at the TELE end of the optical zoom.
Controlling the camera on a panorama image When you have the authorization to control the camera, the panorama window is displayed under the monitor window. In the panorama window, a 360° view around the camera is displayed as a panorama image. When you click on the displayed panorama image, the camera faces the clicked area.
Sending an Image File You can send a captured still image with an attached mail or to the FTP server. To use this function, you need to make the e- Mail(SMTP) or FTP client active, and set the address properly in the Trigger setting menu on the Administrator menu (page 60).
Controlling Alarm output 1, 2 You can control the Alarm output 1, 2 On (short-circuit) and Off (open). To use this function, you need to make Alarm output 1 or Alarm output 2 active in the Trigger setting menu on the Administrator menu (page 61).
Switching TCP/UDP Transmission Mode You can select the communication port of the video/ audio data as TCP or UDP. This function can be used when the Video mode (page 36) is set to MPEG4 and the ActiveX viewer is used. Notes •...
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 16. This section explains the basic operations and each option of the the Administrator menu.
See page 31 to 65 for details of setting menu tabs and setting options. After setting, click OK. The setting contents become active. Click Cancel to invalidate the set values and return to the previous settings. Buttons common to every setting menu The following buttons are displayed on the setting menus where they are necessary.
Image memory Displays the Image memory setting menu for recording a video/audio file in the built-in memory of the camera. (“Recording Images in Memory — Image memory setting Menu” on page 54) FTP server Displays the FTP server setting menu for setting the FTP server function of the camera.
CF card, and change the setting of “Default URL” as follows. The original home page can be used. For the verified cards, contact your authorized Sony dealer. Select User setting /user/. Insert a recommended CF card that includes the HTML file of your original home page into the CF card slot of the camera.
Operation time Sets the time length for a user having the control authority. Selectable range is from 10 to 600 seconds. This is effective when “Exclusive control mode” is On. Maximum wait number Sets the number of users who can wait for their turn for control authority during operation by one user.
Interval Select the interval at which you want to adjust the camera’s time referring to the NTP server’ time, between 1 and 24 hours. The set interval is a guide, and does not indicate the exact time. Note The setting time may not accord with the exact time according to the network environment.
Notes • Use only the upgrade file special to this camera. If not, a problem may occur. • Do not turn off the camera until the upgrading is completed. System log Tab System log The data of the software activity of the camera are recorded in this log.
When select On, set Multicast address, Multicast video port number and Multicast audio port number properly. Multicast address: Type the multicast address used on the Multicast streaming. Multicast video port number: Specify the video transmission port number used for the Multicast streaming.
when Optical is selected, an image can be zoomed up to 18X optical zoom. Focus mode Selects Focus mode. When Auto is selected, the focus is automatically adjusted. When Manual is selected, the focus can be adjusted by using the NEAR, FAR and ONE PUSH FOCUS buttons of the control panel displayed from the main viewer.
Iris priority: Gain and Shutter speed of the camera can be adjusted automatically, and Iris can be selected. When it is selected, Iris and Slow shutter are displayed and they can be set. Manual: You can set the exposure manually. When you select it, Shutter speed, Gain and Iris are displayed and you can set them.
Auto Normally works in day mode. It switches automatically to night mode in a dark place. Note The day/night mode is not switched to night mode automatically when Exposure mode is set to Shutter priority, Iris priority or Manual in the Picture tab. Manual Switch the day/night mode manually.
JPEG Tab Frame rate Set the maximum frame rate of JPEG image that can be monitored on the computer. Selectable values of the frame rates are as follows. SNC-RZ25N 5, 6, 8, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 fps SNC-RZ25P 5, 6, 8, 10, 15, 20, 25 fps “fps”...
Configuring the Network — Network setting Menu When you click Network on the Administrator menu, the Network setting menu appears. Use this menu to configure the network to connect the camera and the computer. The Network setting menu consists of 5 tabs: Network, Wireless, Wireless authentication, PPPoE and Dynamic IP address notification.
Setup Program, access the camera again by typing the IP address of the camera on your Web browser as follows: Example: when HTTP port number is set to 8000 OK/Cancel See “Buttons common to every setting menu” on page Wireless Tab — Setting of Wireless Connection Insert the specified wireless LAN card into the CF card slot of the camera, and set the matters to connect to the...
Domain suffix Type the wireless network domain suffix of the camera to be transmitted to the DHCP server. This setting is valid only when Obtain an IP address automatically (DHCP) is selected in the Wireless tab. Note The domain suffix is sent to the DHCP server as FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Suffix) information when Host name is set.
PPPoE Tab — Setting of PPPoE Connection Use it when you connect the camera with PPPoE (Point- to-Point Protocol over Ethernet). PPPoE connection is the protocol that is widely used in xDSL (Digital Subscriber Line such as ADSL, VDSL or SDSL) as the authentication and connection system.
Note When you set to On, make sure to select either or both SMTP or/and POP before SMTP. POP server name It is necessary when the POP before SMTP is selected in Authentication. Type the POP (receiving mail) server name up to 64 characters.
Setting the User — User setting Menu When you click User on the Administrator menu, the User setting menu appears. Use this menu 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.
Setting the Security — Security setting Menu When you click Security on the Administrator menu, the Security setting menu appears. Use this menu to limit the computers that can access the camera. Security function To activate the security function, select On. If you do not wish to use the security function, select Off.
Sending an Image via mail — e-Mail (SMTP) setting Menu When you click e-Mail (SMTP) on the Administrator menu, the e-Mail (SMTP) setting menu appears. By using e-Mail (SMTP) function, you can send a mail with attached image file which has been shot linked with the external sensor input or with the built-in motion detection function.
Alarm sending Tab — Setting the mail sending mode when detecting the alarm Set to send the mail with connection to the alarm detection by the external sensor input or by the built-in motion detection function. Alarm sending Select On to set to send mail with connection to the alarm detection.
Periodical sending Tab — Setting the periodical mail sending mode You can set to send mails periodically. Periodical sending Select On when you want to send mails periodically. If you select Off, Periodical sending is not executed. Image file name Type the file name of the image attached to the mail up to 10 alphanumeric, - (hyphen) and _ (under score).
Sending Images to FTP Server — FTP client setting Menu When you click FTP client on the Administrator menu, the FTP client setting menu appears. Use this menu to set up for capturing and sending still images to an FTP server. By using FTP client function, you can send the image and audio file which has been shot and recorded linked with the external sensor input or with the built-in motion detection function to FTP...
Suffix Select a suffix to add to the file name. Date & time: The date & time suffix is added to the Image file name. The date/time suffix consists of lower two-digits of year (2 digits), month (2 digits), date (2 digits), hour (2 digits), minute (2 digits) and second (2 digits), and consecutive number (2 digits), thus 14-digit number is added to the file name.
— FTP server setting Menu” on page 58.) Image memory setting menu is composed of three tabs Common, Alarm recording and Periodical recording. For the verified cards, contact your authorized Sony dealer. Notes • The image and audio files recorded in the built-in memory will be erased when the power of the camera is turned off.
Image memory Set whether you use the Image memory function or not. When you select On, the Common setting options are displayed in the below. If you do not use it, select Off and click OK. Built-in memory It displays the free spaces of the built-in memory you can write in at present.
Alarm recording Select On to set to record the image and audio file to the memory linked with the external sensor input or with the built-in motion detection function. Image file name Type the file name you want to assign to the images when saving in the built-in memory.
Note You cannot send the audio file by using the periodical recording function. Suffix Select a suffix to add to the file name. None: The recording file name will be the Image file name. Date & time: The date & time suffix is added to the Image file name.
Downloading Images from the Camera server setting Menu When you click FTP server on the Administrator menu, the FTP server setting menu appears. Use this menu to set up for the FTP server function which finds a specified image and audio file stored in the built-in memory of the camera (about 8 MB) or CF memory card, or download the still image file from the camera.
Setting the Alarm Output — Alarm output setting Menu When you click Alarm output on the Administrator menu, the Alarm output setting menu appears. You can set in this menu to control the alarm out of I/O port on the rear of the camera linked to the alarm detection, the timer and the Dya/Night function.
Setting the Operations from the Viewer Page Trigger setting Menu Click Trigger on the Administrator menu to display the Trigger setting menu. In this menu, you will select the activities when Trigger icon 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.
procedures are the same as those of the Image memory setting menu (page 54). Alarm output1, 2 Checking this box allows you to select Alarm output 1 or Alarm output 2 from the trigger drop-down list in the main viewer. You can control On (short circuit ) or Off (open) by selecting Alarm output1 or Alarm output2 and clicking...
Setting the Schedule — Schedule setting Menu When you click Schedule on the Administrator menu, the Schedule setting menu appears. This is the same menu as the setting menu which is displayed when you click Schedule to set Effective period and Schedule in FTP client setting menu, e-Mail (SMTP) setting menu, Image memory setting menu, Alarm out setting menu, Day/Night setting Tab and so Example: When setting e-Mail (SMTP) (the alarm...
Setting the Alarm Buffer — Alarm buffer setting Menu When you click Alarm buffer on the Administrator menu, the Alarm buffer Setting 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 setting Menu When you click Motion detection on the Administrator menu, the Motion detection setting menu appears. You can set the conditions to activate the built-in motion detection function in this menu. This is the same menu with the setting menu which is displayed when you click Motion detection in Alarm sending of e-Mail (SMTP) setting menu, Alarm sending or FTP client setting menu, Alarm recording of Image...
Image memory and Alarm output notification will not work. Make sure to close Motion detection setting menu after setting. • Before using the Motion detection, perform the operation test to confirm correct operation. • The Motion detection may not operate correctly in the following cases: –...
Reset: When you press Reset, deletes the saved contents of the current selected preset number. Position at alarm The camera can synchronize the preset position with Sensor input 1 or 2 or with the activity detection function. If an alarm is detected by the sensor input or the activity detection function, the camera automatically moves to the corresponding preset position.
“telnet host name port number”. VISCA: Select it when you control the camera with VISCA protocol. As for the command list of VISCA protocol, refer to the dealer of your camera or Sony Commercial Products Service Counter nearby. Notes •...
TCP port No. When “TCP” is selected in the mode, input the port number corresponding to TCP port. Use other than Well-Known port numbers (0 to 1023). Baud rate Select a baud rate which corresponds to the peripheral device of serial interface. Selectable baud rates are shown below.
Using DDNS Service DDNS Setting Menu Click DDNS of Administrator Menu to display the DDNS setting menu. In this menu you can use the Network Camera DDNS Service and link the camera host name to the domain name. If you use this service, you can access the camera using an URL such as “http:/ /(your host name).snccam.net”.
On the router’s setup menus, check the global IP address (for example, xyz.37.128.50 in the above diagram) on the WAN side currently assigned by the provider. Type the global IP address in the PC browser and check if you can access the camera. Notes •...
Click the Register button to proceed with new registration for the DDNS service. The camera proceeds with “Product information registration” for the registration server to prepare for your registration for DDNS service. When “Product information registration” is done properly, the new window of the browser is displayed and a “New registration”...
Others This section explains how to use the application software and commands, including the supplied CD- ROM. Using the Supplied Setup Program Explains the functions except the Network tab in the Setup Program. To install the Setup Program, to assign the 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 you want to set the date and time for. You can select multiple cameras and set the date and time simultaneously.
Retype the password for the user ID in the Re-type password box. Set the DNS server address. To obtain the DNS server addresses automatically: Select Obtain DNS server address automatically. To specify the DNS server addresses manually: Select Use the following DNS server address, and type the Primary DNS server address and Secondary DNS server address in each box.
Note If you click “Save this program to disk” on the “File Download” dialog, you cannot install the tool correctly. Delete the downloaded file, and click the Setup icon again. Install the SNC audio upload tool following the wizard displayed. If the Software License Agreement is displayed, read it carefully and accept the agreement to continue with the installation.
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.
Type the IP address and port number for the camera to be added and click OK. Notes • An error dialog appears if the specified IP address already exists in the camera list, is assigned for a device other than the network camera, or does not exist in the network.
IP address: Displays the IP address of the network camera. “DHCP” is shown at the end of the IP address when the IP address is obtained with a DHCP server. Model: Displays the model name of the network camera. Serial: Displays the serial number of the network camera.
The audio file name will be “RecordedFile” + “Voice alert number” + “.vof” if you upload an audio file recorded using and not stored in the computer. Notes • The voice alert number select is disabled if the camera specified in the Setting tab has old-version software. •...
Using the SNC video player — Playing Video/ Audio File Recorded on Camera The supplied SNC video player allows you to play video/audio data recorded on the camera with your computer. This section explains the setup and operations of the SNC video player.
Using the SNC panorama creator — Creating a Panorama Image The supplied SNC panorama creator allows you to create a panorama image to be displayed on the main viewer. Using the panorama image, you can move the camera to the desired position simply by clicking on the image. This section explains the setup and operations of the SNC panorama creator.
Main tab Viewer The created panorama image is displayed in the upper viewer. Angle setting Specify the camera movement area on the panorama image. Drag the mouse to draw a rectangle within which the camera movement is limited. You can enlarge, reduce or move the created rectangle.
The specified camera movement area will be effective when the panorama image is saved in the camera. Click Send to transmit the prepared image to the camera. The image is saved in the camera. You can use the saved image when you control panning and tilting from the main viewer.
Note If you click “Save this program to disk” on the “File Download” dialog, the CustomHomepageInstaller.exe file will be saved on the computer. Double-click the saved file to start it. Read the notes carefully, and click Next. The Software License Agreement is displayed. Using the Custom Homepage Installer Read the agreement carefully, select Agree if you accept it, then click Next.
Confirm that all items are correct, then click Next. Type the path for the folder in which your homepage is stored in the Source folder box, then click Next. Click OK. Uploading of the homepage file starts. Note Do not turn off the camera until the camera is rebooted after uploading the homepage file.
4 describes the case of “mib-2.system. sysContact.0”. This field is used to describe the information on administrator of this camera. Nothing is set at the factory. 5 describes the case of “mib-2.system. sysName.0”. This field is used to describe administration node of this camera.
<Command> http://ip_adr/snmpdconf/snmpdconf.cgi? snmpd=restart Glossary 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.
DNS server Abbreviation for Domain Name System server. As an IP address required for connecting to the device on an IP network is numerical and difficult to remember, the Domain Name System was established. A domain name is alphabetic and is easier to remember. When a client computer uses a domain name to connect to another computer, it asks a DNS server to translate the name into the corresponding IP address.
Secondary DNS Server Subsidiary DNS server used when a primary DNS server cannot be used. Sharpness The degree to which the boundary of two portions is clearly distinguished. SMTP server A server for sending or relaying e-mail messages between servers. SNMP A protocol for monitoring and managing network devices.
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