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Sony IPELA SNC-RZ50N User Manual

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3-990-921-14 (1)

Network Camera

User's Guide
Software Version 2.2
© 2005 Sony Corporation



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  • Page 1: Network Camera

    3-990-921-14 (1) Network Camera User’s Guide Software Version 2.2 SNC-RZ50N/RZ50P © 2005 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Overview Features ... 4 Precautions ... 5 How to Use This User’s Guide ... 6 System Requirements ... 7 Preparation Assigning the IP Address to the Camera ... 8 Assigning an IP address using the IP Setup Program ...
  • Page 3 Alarm sending Tab — Setting the e-mail sending mode when detecting the alarm ... 66 Periodical sending Tab — Setting the periodical e- mail sending mode ... 67 Sending Images to FTP Server — FTP client Menu ... 68 Common Tab — Setting the FTP client function ...
  • Page 4: Overview

    CF card slot or PC card slot enables you to transmit images from the camera via wireless LAN . If you use the CF card slot, insert the Sony wireless card SNCA-CFW1 (optional) in it. If you use the PC card slot, use with a commercially available Compact Flash Type II-PCMCIA converting adaptor.
  • Page 5: Precautions

    TO FAILURE OF THIS UNIT, EITHER DURING THE WARRANTY PERIOD 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. Precautions...
  • Page 6: How To Use This User's Guide

    Operating or storage location Avoid operating or storing the camera in the following locations: • Extremely hot or cold places (Operating temperature: 0°C to +40°C [32°F to 104°F]) • Exposed to direct sunlight for a long time, or close to heating equipment (e.g., near heaters) •...
  • Page 7: System Requirements

    System Requirements These are the requirements for the computer that displays the image or controls the camera. Processor Intel Pentium 4, 1.5 GHz or higher (Pentium 4, 2.4 GHz or higher recommended) 256 MB or more Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista Web browser Microsoft Internet Explorer Ver.6.0 or later System Requirements...
  • Page 8: Preparation

    Preparation The Preparation section explains what the administrator has to prepare for monitoring 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 you install it for the first time.
  • Page 9 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.
  • Page 10: When Using Windows Xp Service Pack 2

    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: Subnet mask: Wireless LAN setting Type: Adhoc SSID: snc-rz50 Channel: 11 ch...
  • Page 11 If message “Internet Explorer – Security Warning” appears, click Run. 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….
  • Page 12: When Using Windows Vista

    Select Add Program…. 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.
  • Page 13 If message “File Download – Security Warning” appears, click Run. Note If you select Save in the “File Download – Security Warning” dialog, you will not be able to perform installation correctly. Delete the downloaded file, and click the Setup icon again. If message “Internet Explorer –...
  • Page 14 Select Off in the “General” tab. 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.
  • Page 15: Accessing The Camera Using The Web Browser

    Accessing the Camera Using the Web Browser After the IP address has been assigned to the camera, check that you can actually access the camera using the Web browser installed on your computer. Use Internet Explorer as the Web browser. Start the Web browser on the computer and type the IP address of the camera in the URL box.
  • Page 16 When Internet Explorer 7 is used When you enter the camera IP address, “Certificate Error” may appear according to the status of the certificate set on the camera. In this case, click Continue to this website (not recommended). to continue. The welcome page appears (in SSL communication).
  • Page 17: Basic Configuration By The Administrator

    Basic Configuration by the Administrator You can monitor the camera image by logging in with the initial conditions set for this network camera. You can also set various functions according to the installing position, network conditions or purpose of the camera. We recommend you configure the following items before monitoring images from the camera.
  • Page 18: Operating The Camera

    Operating the Camera The Operating the Camera section explains how to monitor the image from the camera using your Web browser. Use Internet Explorer as the Web browser. The functions of the camera should be set by the Administrator. For the setting of the camera, see “Administrating the Camera”...
  • Page 19: Logging In To Homepage - Welcome Page

    Logging in to Homepage — Welcome Page Logging in as a user Start the Web browser on your computer and type the IP address of the camera you want to monitor. The welcome page of Network Camera is displayed. Select the viewer. The usable codecs and viewers are displayed depending on the Mode setting in the Video Codec Tab in the Camera menu (page 41).
  • Page 20: Displaying The Administrator Menu Directly

    Click Enter. The main viewer appears. With the ActiveX viewer (MPEG4/H.264) With the Java applet viewer Control the camera from the main viewer. Note If the welcome page does not start correctly, the security level of the Internet Explorer may be set to higher than Medium.
  • Page 21: Configuration Of Main Viewer

    Java has been installed successfully and Java (Sun) is enabled. For the verified Java version, contact your authorized Sony dealer. To check the Java version Select Tools from the menu bar of Internet Explorer, then select Internet Options and click the Advanced mode tab.
  • Page 22: Main Menu

    Main viewer using Java applet viewer Camera control section Monitor image section 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. Camera control section Frame rate (Displayed only when the camera image is in JPEG.)
  • Page 23: Monitor Image

    You can control pan, tilt, zoom, and focus of the camera. (page 26) Pan/Tilt 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 You can select the operation mode of the 8-direction arrow buttons for panning and tilting in PTZ mode of the System menu.
  • Page 24: Controlling The Monitor Image

    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 homepage to display the main viewer. To log in, see “Logging in as a user” on page 19. Select the frame rate (only when the camera image is in JPEG).
  • Page 25: Capturing A Monitor Image

    Capturing a Monitor Image You can capture an image being monitored as a still image and save it in the computer. Capturing a monitor image Display the camera image in the monitor window. Click The still image of the moment you click is captured, and this still image is displayed in the capture window.
  • Page 26: Operating The Camera

    Operating the Camera You can operate the camera from the main viewer. When you click , the display switches to and Preset position list box are displayed on the upper right of the window. When is displayed in white on the upper right of the window, you can use the Pan/Tilt control function.
  • Page 27: Zooming An Image By The Camera Zoom Bar

    zoom in further using the digital zoom, specify the area again. • 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 28: Using The Trigger Button

    The camera is moved to face toward the clicked point, and the present image at the point is displayed in the monitor window. Click the point you The present situation is want to watch in the displayed in the monitor panorama window.
  • Page 29: Controlling Alarm Output 1, 2

    To use this function, you need to make Image memory active and set the details in the Trigger menu of the Administrator menu (page 79). Display the image on the monitor window. Select Image memory from the trigger drop-down list. Click The still image of the moment you click is captured, and the image file is recorded.
  • Page 30: Switching Tcp/udp Transmission Mode

    Switching TCP/UDP Transmission Mode You can select TCP or UDP as the communication port for the video/audio data. This function can be used when Mode (video codec mode) (page 41) is set to MPEG4 or H.264 and the ActiveX viewer is used. Notes •...
  • Page 31: Administrating The Camera

    Administrating the Camera The Administrating the Camera section explains how to set the functions of the camera by the Administrator. For the monitoring of the camera image, see “Operating the Camera” on page 18. This section explains the basic operations and each option of the Administrator menu.
  • Page 32: Configuration Of Administrator Menu

    Click this button to invalidate the set values and return to the previous settings. General notes on menus • After changing a setting on a menu, wait at least 10 seconds before turning off the power of the camera. If the power is turned off immediately, the changed setting may not be stored correctly.
  • Page 33: Configuring The System - System Menu

    Schedule Displays the Schedule menu for the Day/Night function, Preset position function, e-Mail (SMTP) function, FTP client function, Image memory function and Alarm out function, Voice alert function and so on. (“Setting the Schedule — Schedule Menu” on page 80) Alarm buffer Displays the Alarm buffer menu for the buffer that records the image and audio related to alarm detection.
  • Page 34: Ptz Mode

    Custom Homepage Installer included in the supplied CD-ROM. To learn how to use of the Custom Homepage Installer, see page 108. For the verified cards, contact your authorized Sony dealer. To display your individual homepage, perform the following operation: Select Custom.
  • Page 35: Date & Time Tab

    Normally closed: Detects alarm when the sensor input is open-circuited. OK/Cancel See “Buttons common to every menu” on page 31. Date & time Tab Current date & time Displays the date and time set on the camera. Note After you have purchased the camera, be sure to check the date and time of the camera and set them if necessary.
  • Page 36: Initialize Tab

    Position Select the position of the superimposed item from among Top-left, Top-right, Bottom-left and Bottom- right Notes • The superimposed camera ID and/or date & time area is regarded as an inactive area of the object detection function. • A pale image may be viewed under the background of the superimposed area.
  • Page 37: System Log Tab

    The files and folders stored in the CF memory card are deleted while formatting. Notes • Before formatting, disable the image memory function and the FTP server function to protect the ATA memory card or CF memory card against writing. •...
  • Page 38: Setting The Camera Image And Audio - Camera Menu

    Setting the Camera Image and Audio — Camera Menu When you click in the Administrator menu, the Camera menu appears. Use this menu to set the functions of the camera. The Camera menu consists of five tabs: Common, Picture, Day/Night, Video codec and Streaming. Common Tab Image mode Selects the mode of the image output from the camera.
  • Page 39: Picture Tab

    Audio codec Select the bit rate when you send the audio from the m microphone input connector. G.711 (64kbps), G.726 (40kbps), G.726 (32kbps), G.726 (24kbps) or G.726 (16kbps) can be selected. Note If the bit rate is set to other than G.711(64kbps), no audio is output when you use the Java applet viewer.
  • Page 40: Day/night Tab

    -1.75, -1.50, -1.25, -1.00, -0.75, -0.50, -0.25, 0, +0.25, +0.50, +0.75, +1.00, +1.25, +1.50, +1.75 (EV) Slow shutter Set the slow shutter. When On is selected, the auto exposure setting including the long time exposure is set to adjust to the brightness of the scene. Shutter speed Select the shutter speed of the camera from the drop- down list.
  • Page 41: Video Codec Tab

    When you select On, the camera works in night mode. When you select Off, it works in day mode. Timer: Normally the camera works in day mode. It switches to night mode at the time that you have you set in the Schedule menu. Click Schedule and the setting menu for the effective period is displayed.
  • Page 42 The trimming portion is determined as shown below: Point rotated by 180° around the axis of the center of the still image Still image Red trimming Center of the frame still image To change the trimming portion, click on another point on the image.
  • Page 43: Streaming Tab

    SNC-RZ50P JPEG VGA/384 × 288 12 fps VGA/384 × 288 VGA/384 × 288 16 fps VGA/384 × 288 VGA/384 × 288 8 fps QVGA VGA/384 × 288 12 fps QVGA QVGA 25 fps QVGA • The object detection function does not operate when H.264 is selected.
  • Page 44: Configuring The Network - Network Menu

    Configuring the Network — Network Menu When you click in the Administrator menu, the Network menu appears. Use this menu to configure the network to connect the camera and the computer. The Network menu consists of four tabs: Network, Wireless, Dynamic IP address notification and SSL. Note The model on sale in China does not support the SSL function.
  • Page 45: Wireless Tab - Setting Of Wireless Connection

    When you use the CF card slot, insert the optional Sony wireless card SNCA-CFW1 or SNCA-CFW5* in it. When you use the PC card slot, use with the Compact Flash Type II-PCMCIA converting adaptor which is commercially available.
  • Page 46: Host Name

    IP address Type the IP address of the camera. Subnet mask Type the subnet mask. Default gateway Type the default gateway. DNS server Configure the DNS server address. Obtain DNS server address automatically: Select this option to obtain the address of DNS server automatically.
  • Page 47 Caution WEP: Select this option when WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) security method is used. WPA: Select this option when WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) security method is used. WPA2: Select this option when WPA2 security method is used. Set up this item when WEP is selected on Security. Use WEP key automatically generated Checking this box allows you to use an automatically generated WEP key.
  • Page 48: Dynamic Ip Address Notification Tab - Notifying The Ip Address

    Dynamic IP address notification Tab — Notifying the IP Address When Obtain an IP address automatically (DHCP) is selected in the Network tab or Wireless tab, you can send notification of completion of the network settings using the SMTP or HTTP protocol. e-Mail (SMTP) notification Select On to send an e-mail when the DHCP setting is completed.
  • Page 49: Ssl Tab - Setting The Ssl Function

    path: Type the command. parameter: Type the command parameter if necessary. You can use the special tags mentioned below for the parameters. Proxy server name When you send HTTP requests via a proxy server, type the name or IP address of the proxy server, using up to 64 characters.
  • Page 50 When you use SSL connection for the first time When you use SSL connection only with the SSL function On, you cannot access the camera if the SSL function does not work properly. In this case, you must reset the camera to the factory settings.
  • Page 51: Private Key Password

    Status Shows if the status of the certificate is valid or invalid. There are the following statuses. Valid: The certificate is correctly stored and set. Invalid: The certificate is not correctly stored and set. Possible causes of Invalid are the following: –When Use an external certificate is selected and the private key password included in the certificate is not specified correctly.
  • Page 52: How To Install The Ca Certificate

    How to install the CA certificate The camera may not be connected because the browser (Internet Explorer) does not display whether the certificate will be accepted or not due to the type of the certificate. In this case, install the CA certificate as follows.
  • Page 53: To Remove The Ca Certificate Which Has Been Installed

    To remove the CA certificate which has been installed In Internet Explorer, click in the order corresponding to Tools, Internet options, Content tab and Certificates. Certificates dialog appears. Select the certificate you want to remove. The CA certificate is usually stored in Trusted Root Certification Authorities.
  • Page 54: Using The 802.1x Authentication Function - 802.1x Menu

    Using the 802.1X Authentication Function — 802.1X Menu When you click in the Administrator menu, the 802.1X menu appears. Use this menu to configure the wired or wireless port- based authentication in compliance with the 802.1X standard. The 802.1X menu consists of three tabs: Common, Client certificate and CA certificate.
  • Page 55: Client Certificate Tab

    networks, set up Security in the Wireless tab of the Network menu. For details, see “Security” on page 46. Wired interface To activate the 802.1X authentication function for wired ports, select On. Wired interface status Shows the authentication status of the 802.1X authentication function for wired ports.
  • Page 56 fact that the key pair in the client certificate is not encrypted. – When Use a key pair from a CA is selected and the key pair is not included in the client certificate. – When Use the camera’s built-in key pair is selected and the client certificate issued corresponding to Export certificate request is not imported in the camera.
  • Page 57: Ca Certificate Tab

    CA certificate Tab You can import a trusted CA certificate (server certificate or route certificate) to the camera. Up to four certificates from trusted CAs can be imported to the camera. Only the PEM format is supported. To import the CA certificate Click Browse…...
  • Page 58 Creating a security group for Active Directory Open Active Directory Users and Computers from Administrative Tools of Windows menu. Select Users of the domain with which you want to perform 802.1X connection. Select New from the context menu, then select Group and configure the group for 802.1X connection.
  • Page 59 The CA’s URL is normally as follows: The “Microsoft Certificate Services” page opens. Note If the Microsoft Certificate Service page does not appear using the URL above, check the following: – Is the service of Web site enabled on Internet Information Service (IIS)? –...
  • Page 60 Select the installed certificate and click Export... The “Certificate Export Wizard” opens. Click Next and select as follows. Do you want to export the private key with the certificate?: Select Yes, export the private key. Select the format you want to use: Select Personal Information Exchange –...
  • Page 61: Setting The User - User Menu

    Setting the User — User Menu When you click in the Administrator menu, the User 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.
  • Page 62: Setting The Security - Security Menu

    Setting the Security — Security Menu When you click in the Administrator menu, the Security menu appears. Use this menu to limit the computers that can access the camera. Security function To activate the security function, select On. Default policy Select the basic policy of the limit from Allow and Deny for the computers specified in the Network address/ Subnet 1 to Network address/Subnet 10 menus below.
  • Page 63: Saving The Camera Position And Action - Preset Position Menu

    Saving the Camera Position and Action — Preset position Menu When you click in the Administrator menu, the Preset position menu appears. Use this menu to save camera’s pan, tilt and zoom positions and set tours (programmed action of the camera). The Preset position menu consists of 2 tabs: Position and Tour.
  • Page 64: Tour Tab - Setting A Tour

    Sensor input 1 (S1) Select a preset position to synchronize with the alarm from Sensor input 1. Sensor input 2 (S2) Select a preset position to synchronize with the alarm from Sensor input 2. Object detection (OD) Select a preset position to synchronize with the alarm from the object detection.
  • Page 65: Sending An Image Via E-mail - E-mail (smtp) Menu

    Note You cannot set tours if the effective periods overlap each other. Stay time Type a period of time during which the camera is to stay at each preset position, between 1 and 3600 seconds. Speed Select the speed of camera movement between 1 and 23, or Fastest from the drop-down list.
  • Page 66: Alarm Sending Tab - Setting The E-mail Sending Mode When Detecting The Alarm

    On: Select if authentication is required when an e-mail is sent. Select one of the authentication methods from the following and specify the POP server name, User name and Password as required. SMTP: Select when SMTP authentication is required. POP before SMTP: Select when POP before SMTP authentication is required.
  • Page 67: Periodical Sending Tab - Setting The Periodical E-mail Sending Mode

    Sequence number: A consecutive number of 10 digits between 0000000001 and 4294967295 and two fixed digits 00 are added to the image file name. Sequence number clear Click Clear to reset the Sequence number suffix to 1. Alarm Select the alarm to be linked with e-mail notification. Sensor input 1: The external sensor that is connected to sensor input1 of the camera I/O port.
  • Page 68: Sending Images To Ftp Server

    Interval Type the interval at which you want to send an e-mail periodically. You can set the hour (H) and minutes (M) between 30 minutes and 24 hours (one day). Effective period Set the period during which periodical sending will be effective.
  • Page 69: Alarm Sending Tab - Setting The Ftp Client Action When Detecting The Alarm

    Password Type the password for the FTP server using up to 64 characters. Re-type password To confirm the password, type the same characters as you typed in the Password box. Passive mode Set whether you use the passive mode of FTP server or not when connecting to the FTP server.
  • Page 70: Periodical Sending Tab - Setting The Periodical Ftp Client Activity

    Alarm buffer Select Use alarm buffer when you are going to forward the image/audio of before and after alarm detection (pre- alarm, post-alarm). If you do not select the alarm buffer, only the image at the moment of the alarm detection is forwarded. Click Alarm buffer to display the Alarm buffer menu.
  • Page 71: Recording Images In Memory

    — FTP server Menu” on page 75.) The Image memory menu consists 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...
  • Page 72: Common Tab - Setting The Image Memory Function

    Common Tab — Setting the image memory function Image memory To use the image memory function, select On. Selected root directory Select a memory in which you want to save an image. The current memory space is displayed on the right. Built-in memory: Built-in memory of this camera ATA memory card: ATA memory card inserted into the PC card slot of the camera.
  • Page 73: Alarm Recording Tab - Setting The Image Memory Function When Detecting The Alarm

    Alarm recording Tab — Setting the Image memory function when detecting the alarm You can set to record the image and audio file to the memory linked with the external sensor input or with the built-in object detection function. Alarm recording Select On to record the image and audio file in the built- in memory, ATA memory card or CF memory card, linked with alarm detection.
  • Page 74: Periodical Recording Tab - Setting The Periodical Recording Mode

    Periodical recording Tab — Setting the periodical recording mode You can set to record the image file (JPEG file) in the built-in memory, ATA memory card or CF memory card periodically. Periodical recording Select On when you want to use periodical recording. Image file name Type the file name of the image to be recorded to the memory using up to 10 alphanumeric characters, -...
  • Page 75: Downloading Images From The Camera - Ftp Server Menu

    image files exceeds that value, a new folder is created automatically to continue recording. Note In the ATA memory card or CF memory card, the folder size varies depending on the capacity of the ATA memory card or CF memory card. About the extension of a file A file to be recorded/sent using the image memory function or the FTP client function has one of the...
  • Page 76: Setting The Alarm Output - Alarm Output Menu

    OK/Cancel See “Buttons common to every menu” on page 31. Setting the Alarm Output — Alarm output Menu Setting the Alarm Output — Alarm output Menu When you click in the Administrator menu, the Alarm output menu appears. You can perform setting in this menu to control the alarm output of the I/O port on the rear of the camera linked to the alarm detection, the timer and the Day/ Night function.
  • Page 77: Outputting Audio Linked To Alarm Detection

    Sensor input 1 Select this option when you link the alarm output to an external sensor that is connected to sensor input 1 of the camera I/O port. Sensor input 2 Select this option when you link the alarm output to an external sensor that is connected to sensor input 2 of the camera I/O port.
  • Page 78: Setting The Operations From The Viewer - Trigger Menu

    Test When the audio file is saved in the camera, you can check it by playing it back. Click Play to play back the audio file once. Voice alert To use the voice alert function linked with the sensor input or the object detection function, select On. Repeat Select playback repeat time from 1 to 3.
  • Page 79: Ftp Client

    ATA memory card (not supplied) or CF memory caard (not supplied). For the verified cards, contact your authorized Sony dealer. When you click Image memory, the Trigger-Image memory menu is displayed. You can set the necessary options here.
  • Page 80: Setting The Schedule - Schedule Menu

    Day/Night Checking this box allows you to select Day/Night from the trigger drop-down list in the main viewer. You can control On (night mode) or Off (day mode) of the day/ night function by selecting Day/Night and clicking When you click the Day/Night button, the Trigger-Day/ Night menu is displayed.
  • Page 81: Setting The Alarm Buffer

    Start time, End time Specify the start time and the end time. OK/Cancel See “Buttons common to every menu” on page 31. Setting the Alarm Buffer — Alarm buffer Menu When you click in the Administrator menu, the Alarm buffer 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.
  • Page 82: Setting The Object Detection Function

    Pre-alarm period: Displays the maximum recording capacity of image/audio before alarm detection. Post-alarm period: Displays the maximum recording capacity of image/audio after alarm detection. Recording time Set the recording time for the Pre-alarm image/audio and Post alarm image/audio. Pre-alarm period: Type the recording time of the image/audio before alarm detection.
  • Page 83: Removed Object Detection

    Background image A car appears in the foreground. After the detection time, the car in the foreground is detected as an unattended object. Removed object detection The camera first stores in memory the background image for reference. If an object that existed before moves and disappears, the camera detects the location where the object existed as an unattended object.
  • Page 84: Common Tab

    When you click Yes, ActiveX control is installed and the Object detection menu is displayed. Notes • If Automatic configuration is enabled in the Local Area Network (LAN) settings of Internet Explorer, the image may not be displayed. In that case, disable Automatic configuration and set the Proxy server manually.
  • Page 85: Object Size

    Moving object: Select when you want to perform moving object detection. When this option is selected, the moving object setting menu appears. See “Setting items for moving object detection” on page 85. Unattended object: Select when you want to perform unattended object detection.
  • Page 86: Status Lamp

    Select Preset position for PTZ position when you activate moving object detection linked with a preset position. Select Current position when you activate this function regardless of the camera position. Select the camera position where you want to activate the detection function. When you select Preset position for PTZ position, select the desired preset position from the Position drop-down list, and the camera will move to the...
  • Page 87 Displays whether or not unattended object detection is operating. Gray: Unattended object detection is not operating because it is in the process of acquiring the background image. When unattended object detection starts, it acquires the background image. Unattended objects are not detected during this period.
  • Page 88: Unattended Object Setting Tab

    Adjust the position and size of Window 1. Drag Window 1 to move it and change its size. Set the active or inactive windows. Select Active to set Window 1 as an active area, or Inactive to set it as an inactive area. Note If an active window and inactive window overlap, the overlapped portion will be regarded as an...
  • Page 89: Configuration Tab

    VISCA: Select 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 professional products service counter nearby. Notes • When you execute serial control with VISCA protocol, match the transmission setting with the connected controller.
  • Page 90: Baud Rate

    • This camera does not correspond to the daisy chain connection of a VISCA device. Use the camera and the controller one-on-one. Baud rate Select a baud rate that corresponds to the peripheral device of serial interface. Selectable baud rates are shown below.
  • Page 91: Using Ddns Service

    Using DDNS Service DDNS setting Menu When you click in Administrator menu, the DDNS setting menu appears. 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)”.
  • Page 92 the provider. Type the global IP address in the PC browser and check if you can access the camera. Notes • To specify a port number other than 80 for port forwarding, type a colon (:) after the global IP address and then type the port number.
  • Page 93 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”...
  • Page 94: Using The Supplied Ip Setup Program

    Others This section explains how to use the application software and commands, including the supplied CD- ROM. Using the Supplied IP Setup Program Explains the functions except those of the Network tab in the IP Setup Program. To install the IP Setup Program, to assign an IP address and to set the network, see “Assigning the IP Address to the Camera”...
  • Page 95: Date Time Tab

    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 that you want to set the date and time for. You can select multiple cameras and set the date and time simultaneously.
  • Page 96: Using The Snc Audio Upload Tool - Transmitting Audio To Camera

    Using the SNC audio upload tool — Transmitting Audio to Camera The supplied SNC audio upload tool allows you to transmit sound from the computer to the camera. This section explains the setup and operations of the SNC audio upload tool. The SNC audio upload tool supports the following audio data to be transmitted.
  • Page 97: Using The Snc Audio Upload Tool

    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.
  • Page 98 • The SNC audio upload tool cannot detect the cameras that are connected to the local network after the program has started. • The SNC audio upload tool cannot detect the network cameras that are not equipped with the audio feature. Camera select checkbox: The check box is located on the left end of the row.
  • Page 99: Voice Alert Tab

    N (start) / x (stop) Click N (start) to start audio transmission. The transmission speed is displayed in the Bitrate box during transmission. You can adjust the microphone volume and enable/disable the muting, if necessary. To stop the audio transmission, click x (stop). Notes •...
  • Page 100 (stop) Click to stop recording or playback. When you click it during recording, recording stops, and you can review the recorded sound or upload the recording to the camera. When you click it during playback, playback stops and the progress bar display returns to the start position. (recording) Click to start recording of the sound input to the computer microphone.
  • Page 101: Using The Snc Video Player - Playing Video

    Status: Displays the current status of the camera. Ready: The camera is ready for connection. Inquiry: The camera information is being asked for. No func: The camera does not support the Voice alert function. Uploading: The audio file is being uploaded. Fault: The audio file uploading is unsuccessful.
  • Page 102: Using The Snc Video Player

    Using the SNC video player Start the SNC video player. Click the (browse) icon. The Select File dialog opens. Select the file you want to play. Information boxes on the selected file are displayed on the left side of the window as follows: Each click on the (information) icon switches between “display”...
  • Page 103: Using The Snc Panorama Creator - Creating A Panorama Image

    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.
  • Page 104: Creating And Transmitting A Panorama Image

    Camera port No.: Type the port number of the camera to be connected. When you use a proxy server for camera connection, check the Use proxy check box and set the following items. Proxy server address: Type the IP address or host name of the proxy server.
  • Page 105: Using The Snc Privacy Masking Tool - Masking A Camera Image

    Prepare the image to conform to the following requirements: • File format: JPEG or Bitmap • Image size: 320 × 90 pixels (horizontal/vertical) The camera does not support use of images that do not conform to the above conditions. Click File open on the Main tab. The File dialog opens.
  • Page 106: Using The Snc Privacy Masking Tool

    Note If you click “Save this program to disk” on the “File Download” dialog, you cannot install the program correctly. Delete the downloaded file, and click the Setup icon again. Install the SNC privacy masking tool following the wizard displayed. If the Software License Agreement is displayed, read it carefully and accept the agreement to continue installation.
  • Page 107: Setting A Privacy Mask

    Viewer A live image of the camera is displayed. You can specify the position of the privacy mask in this area. If you click on the image, the camera moves so that the clicked point goes to the center of the image. Panorama image area The panorama image created with the supplied SNC panorama creator is displayed.
  • Page 108: Using The Custom Homepage Installer

    Privacy mask setting range The setting range of the privacy mask is limited as follows: Pan angle: No limit 360° Tilt angle: 0° to +70° Note The privacy mask area is a rectangle that is specified with respect to the center of the camera image. The privacy mask may not be set in areas close to the end of pan/tilt operation.
  • Page 109 Pack 2” on page 10 or “Installing software” in “When using Windows Vista” on page 12. Click Open. The installer starts and notes are displayed. When you are using Windows Vista, message “User Account Control – An unidentified program wants access to your computer”...
  • Page 110 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.
  • Page 111: 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 IP Setup Program. Note When you turn on the camera, execute the ARP and PING commands within 5 minutes.
  • Page 112: Using The Snmp

    Using the SNMP This unit supports SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol). You can read MIB-2 objects using software such as SNMP manager software. This unit also supports the coldStart trap which occurs when the power is turned on or the unit restarts, and the Authentication failure trap which informs of an illegal access using SNMP.
  • Page 113: When You Discard The Camera

    sysName=<string> Set the case of “mib-2.system.sysName.0” in the <string> position. The maximum length of <string> is 255 characters. enaAuthTraps=<value> Set the case value of “mib-2.snmp.snmp EnableAuthenTraps.0” in the <string> position. Type “1” (enable) or “2” (disable) in the <value> position. community=<ID>,r, <communityName>,<IpAddressString>...
  • Page 114: 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. Abbreviation for Advanced Encryption Standard. This is the next-generation of encryption standard adopted by the U.S.
  • Page 115: Pop Server

    H.264 One of the image compression formats. The standard written by the JVT (Joint Video Team) , joint organization for standardization composed of ISO and ITU-T. H.264 is capable of transmitting video data at a higher compression rate than that of MPEG4. IP address Abbreviation for Internet Protocol Address.
  • Page 116 SNMP A protocol for monitoring and managing network devices. Abbreviation for Secure Sockets Layer. This is a protocol developed by Netscape Communications Corporation to be used for communications of encrypted data on the Internet. Subnet mask 32-bit stream used to distinguish the subnet address from the IP address.
  • Page 117: Index

    Index Numerics 802.11g ... 116 802.1X...47 abandoned object detection... 82 Access log ... 37 Active ... 85 Active Directory... 58 ActiveX control...11 ActiveX viewer ... 21 ActiveX viewer ... 20 Adaptive rate control... 42 adaptive rate control... 42 Adjust... 35 Administrator ...
  • Page 118 e-Mail (SMTP) notification...48 e-mail address...48 End time ...81 Exclusive control mode ...34 Exposure compensation ...39 exposure compensation ...39 Exposure mode...39 exposure mode...39 extension...75 Factory default...36 factory settings ...36 File... 77 File attachment ...66 file name...66 focus ... 23 Focus mode ...38 focus mode ...38 Folder structure of image memory .74 format ...36...
  • Page 119 periodical recording ... 74 Periodical recording ... 74 Periodical sending... 67 periodical sending ... 70 Picture ... 39 Play ... 78 playing audio... 29 POP server ...48 POP server name...48 port number... 49 Position ... 63 Position at alarm ... 63 Post-alarm period ...
  • Page 120 Viewer authentication...61 Viewer mode ... 18 viewer mode ...61 VISCA...89 Voice alert... 29 Voice alert Menu ...77 voice alert number select...100 volume... 23 Sony Corporation warning mail...72 welcome page... 15 Welcome text ...33 WEP ...47 WEP key...47 White balance...39 white balance...39 Window ...

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