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    DCS-1000W 2.4GHz Wireless Internet Camera Manual...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    SYSTEM REQUIREMENT ....................3 FEATURES AND BENEFITS ....................4 PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION....................6 .........................6 RONT ANEL ...........................7 ANEL ........................8 OTTOM ANEL UNPACKING THE DCS-1000W..................9 HARDWARE INSTALLATION..................9 DCS-1000W ..........10 ONNECTING THE T O THE AMERA TAND SECURITY..........................11 SOFTWARE INSTALLATIO N ..................12 ......................12 ONFIGURATION ......................13...

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    IP A ...................40 OW TO HANGE DDRESS Change IP Address ....................... 40 ....................42 OW TO DD A AMERA Add Camera ........................42 ....................45 OW TO ELETE A AMERA Delete Camera ....................... 45 ....................46 OW TO IEW A AMERA View Camera ........................46 ..............47 OW TO TAKE A HOT OF A...

  • Page 4: About This Guide

    About This Manual This manual describes the DCS-1000W, including a description of its features, as well as installation procedures and web configuration instructions. Included are the operating procedures for the IPView Remote Monitoring Application. Introduction The DCS-1000W connects directly to an Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, or 802.11b Network.

  • Page 5: Features And Benefits

    Netscape Navigator. Therefore, all that is required is a computer with a web browser software such as Internet Explorer 4.0 or above or Netscape 4.0 or above. Just plug and view the picture from your DCS-1000W with a valid IP Address.

  • Page 6: Web Configuration

    Web Configuration Applying a standard web browser, administrators can configure and manage the DCS-1000W directly from its own web page via the Intranet or Internet. Up to 64 users name and password are permitted with privilege setting controlled by the administrator.

  • Page 7: Physical Description

    Power LED Manual Focus Ring Power LED The Power LED is positioned on the right side of DCS-1000W’s lens while facing the DCS-1000W. Steady blue confirms DCS-1000W is powered on. Note: There are three settings for the Power LED to control the light illumination for monitoring purpose from Normal / Off / Dummy.

  • Page 8: Rear Panel

    DC Power Connector The DC power input connector is located on the DCS-1000W’s rear panel and is labeled DC 5V with a single jack socket to supply power to DCS-1000W. Reset Button Reset will be initiated when the reset button is pressed once and Power LED begins to flash.

  • Page 9: Bottom Panel

    Bottom Panel Bracket Cavity Bracket Cavity Located on the bottom panel of DCS-1000W the bracket cavity is used to connect the camera stand onto DCS-1000W by attaching the screw head on the camera stand into the mounting cavity of DCS-1000W.

  • Page 10: Unpacking The Dcs-1000w

    If any item is missing, or if you find any damage or mismatch, promptly contact your dealer for assistance. Hardware Installation This section describes the Hardware installation procedure for DCS-1000W. 1. Attach Wireless Antenna From the rear panel of DCS-1000W screw the 2 external antennas that came with DCS- 1000W into the antenna connector.

  • Page 11: Connecting The Dcs-1000w To The Camera Stand

    1000W’s rear panel and is labeled DC 5V and connect it to your local power supply. Note: Confirm power source is supplied from the LED indicators la bel Power on DCS-1000W is illuminated. Connecting the DCS-1000W to the Camera Stand DCS-1000W comes with a camera stand...

  • Page 12: Security

    DCS-1000W. Note: When the DCS-1000W is used for the first time it is highly recommended that the Administrator set the "Admin ID" and "Admin Password" to constrain user access to the DCS-1000W since the Default settings are Null String (no password).

  • Page 13: Software Installation

    Configuration. From the web browser, enter the default IP address (192.168.0.20) to access the Welcome screen of the DCS-1000W. To configure your DCS-1000W type “http://192.168.0.20” in the address box of your favorite Web Browser. The number is the default IP address of your DCS-1000W. Press Enter Note: The PC’s IP address must correspond with the DCS-1000W’s IP...

  • Page 14: Main Menu Image

    Main Menu Image After the default IP address is entered from the browser DCS-1000W Home screen will appear with a still image. There will be three options to choose from to set-up and view your DCS-1000W and they are as follows: §...

  • Page 15: System Administration

    System Administration – System The System menu contains commands for settings that are required for inputting key details to set-up the DCS-1000W for operation. Click on "System" in the system administration menu bar and the System screen will appear as illustrated below: Click on “Home”...

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    IP Assignment: Important Information Access to DCS-1000W is done through assigning a proper IP address. Please make sure to use a vacant IP address when you assign the IP address for DCS- 1000W. This will prevent errors from occurring if the IP address is overlapped.

  • Page 17: Wireless Interface

    IP to your DCS-1000W. If your application requires a direct connection from an ADSL modem through the DCS-1000W’s RJ-45 LAN port and you also have an ISP PPPoE account, click on the “PPPoE” option and enter the Service Name, User ID and Password into the respective fields.

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    To connect the DCS-1000W to a specific access point on the network make sure that you set the ESS-ID of the DCS-1000W to correspond with the access point’s ESS-ID. Type any string up to 32 characters long (spaces, symbols, and punctuation are not allowed) in the Network Name box.

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    ‘31323334353637383930313233’, this is the same with ASCII input ‘1234567890123’. These character counts result in bit counts of 40 and 104, respectively; the DCS-1000W will automatically pad your input to a bit count of 64 or 128. On the Confirm WEP Key field, input the same characters as the Encryption Code field.

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    DCS-1000W's encryption code under either Infrastructure mode or Ad-hoc mode. The default setting for the Encryption Key is “Disable”. Therefore, to secure the wireless transmission be sure to Enable the Encryption Key by entering the relevant data. Note: Carefully input the Encryption Code, any error setting the code will cause the communication link to fail.

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    The Web Server field allows settings to open a second port for the DCS- 1000W. This will permit users of IP Sharing Gateways to support multiple DCS-1000Ws. By default Port 80 is always opened for DCS-1000W Web Server access. Select “Yes” and input the second port value.

  • Page 22: System Administration - Image

    After making sure all settings in the System are correct, click on the “Save” icon to store the settings in the DCS-1000W. You can alternatively click on the “Cancel” icon to restore all settings to the values last saved to or retrieved from the DCS-1000W.

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    Adjust the light frequency to suit your area of operation from the options either 50 Hz or 60 Hz (default). 50 Hz and 60 Hz variants are available to accommodate the different light frequency found in USA (60 Hz) and Europe (50 Hz) for the DCS-1000W to ensure better image quality. Save/Cancel: After making sure all settings in the System are correct, click on the “Save”...

  • Page 24: System Administration - Users

    User Name is “Guest” and the User Password is “Guest” anyone can access the DCS-1000W with these details used as a group of users under the User Name “Guest”. The maximum length for the User Name is 12 characters (Printable ASCII).

  • Page 25: System Administration - Datetime

    “delete” icon. Important Information Once administrator has configured DCS-1000W Users, any user will be required to enter a login password to access the video image from DCS-1000W. The password dialog box is illustrated below. System Administration – DateTime The DateTime menu contains commands for setting the DCS-1000W's time and date requirements to provide correct information to users who might be thousands of miles away in the remote site.

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    After making sure all settings in the System are correct, click on the “Save” icon to store the settings in the DCS-1000W. You can alternatively click on the “Cancel” icon to restore all settings to the values last saved to or retrieved...

  • Page 27: System Administration - Trigger

    System Administration – Trigger The Trigger menu contains commands for the I/O Trigger connectors providing the physical interface for 2 digital outputs and 2 digital inputs that are used for connecting a diversity of external alarm devic es to the DCS- 1000W such as IR-Sensor and alarm relay devices.

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    After making sure all settings in the System are correct, click on the “Save” icon to store the settings for the DCS-1000W. You can alternatively click on the “Cancel” icon to restore all settings to the values last saved to or retrieved from DCS-1000W.

  • Page 29: System Administration - Information

    Home Screen Reset: The Reset command restarts the DCS-1000W is you were to turn it off and then on again, with settings being retained The Reset panel contains the message “Do you really want to reset this device?” and a YES button. If you do not want to reset DCS-1000W, exit the panel without clicking YES, otherwise, click on the “YES”...

  • Page 30: View Image - Activex Mode

    Factory Reset: A factory reset restarts the DCS-1000W and returns all of its settings to their default values. The Factory Reset panel contains the message “Do you really want to factory reset this device?” and a YES button. If you do not want to carry out a factory reset command, exit the panel without clicking YES, otherwise click on the “YES”...

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    Note 1: Output trigger will send a 5V signal to the device connected to the DCS- 1000W. A maximum of two devices is permitted to connect to DCS-1000W to utilize the output trigger function. Please refer to appendix for detailed information.

  • Page 32: View Image - Java Mode

    (Output 1 trigger or Output 2 trigger). Note 1: Output trigger will send a 5V signal to the device connected to DCS-1000W. A maximum of two devices is permitted to connect to DCS-1000W to utilize the output trigger function. Please refer to appendix for detailed information.

  • Page 33: Ipview Application Installation

    IPView Application Installation Installation Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive to initiated the auto-run program. Once completed a menu screen will appear as follows: To install the IPView application click on the "IPView" button to activate the installation procedure for the application program.

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    Once executed a prompt will appear requesting the input of the desired language selection. Make the desired selection and click on “OK” to continue. The Welcome screen will appear. Click on the “Next” button to proceed with the installation.

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    The License Agreement prompt will appear as below. Read the details carefully and click on the “Yes” icon to continue with the installation procedure. A prompt will appear and in the Destination Location dialog box, you may click on “Next” to accept the recommended destination location or click on “Browse”...

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    The Select Program Folder prompt will appear provid ing information of where the IPView application will be located, click on “Next” to continue. If you wish to modify your settings, click on “Back” to return to the previous screens. Please wait until one of the two dialog box to appear, select either “Yes, I want to restart my computer now”...

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    or click on the “Finish” icon to complete the installation procedure After successfully installing the IPView, the application program for DCS- 1000W is automatically installed to \Programs\Files Directory. To start running the IPView click on windows Start > Menu > Programs > IPView >IPView Once IPView is executed a Login prompt will appear, you must enter the default User Name: admin into the respective field and click on “OK”...

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    Once logged in, the IPView application is executed and the IPView interface will appear as follows in the default List View format:...

  • Page 39: Ipview - Getting Started

    IPView – Getting Started This section describes the operation of the IPView application User Interface with detailed procedures for using the application. IPView IPView is responsible for the management of preview, configuration, and searching of each camera. It is designed with a user-friendly interface for ease of control and navigation requirements as illustrated below.

  • Page 40: How To Change Password

    How to Change Password Change Password When IPView is used for the first time it is highly recommended to change the User Name and Password by the Administrator to constrain users access to the IPView application. Once the User Name and Password are defined only the Administrator has access to the management of IPView applications.

  • Page 41: How To Change Ip Address

    The administrator needs to enter a User Name , Password and Confirm password into the respective fields. Once all the new details are entered click on the “OK” icon. Make sure to save any changes you have made to keep the information updated.

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    Click on the “Search” icon and IPView will detect and search all the available camera’s that are installed on the local area network as depicted below: You must highlight the camera you wish to change the IP Address and click on the “Change IP”...

  • Page 43: How To Add A Camera

    How to Add a Camera Add Camera To add a new camera select “Camera” > “Add”. An Add Camera dialog box will appear as illustrated below. You can enter the IP Address of the camera in the specified field and click the “Add”...

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    Click on the “Search” icon and IPView will detect and search all the available camera’s that are installed on the local area network as depicted below: You must highlight the camera you wish to add and click on the “Add” icon. The Add Camera dialog box will appear once again with the IP Address entered.

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    If the Login Camera dialog box appears make sure to enter the correct User Name and Password and click on the “OK” icon and the camera will be added into IPView in list format. If the User Name and Password is entered incorrectly the camera will not be added into IPView.

  • Page 46: How To Delete A Camera

    How to Delete a Camera Delete Camera To delete a camera you must highlight the camera y ou wish to delete from IPView list view format. From the menu bar select “Camera” > “Delete”. A Delete Camera dialog box will appear and click on the “Yes” icon to delete the camera or click on “No”...

  • Page 47: How To View A Camera

    How to View a Camera View Camera From the menu bar select “View” > “4 Came ras” (other choices are available in 1 Camera, 9 Cameras and 16 Cameras viewing format) and the viewing screen will appear with the video image Note: The icon on the upper left corner of the screen will appear with the camera number that is being displayed...

  • Page 48: How To Take A Snap-shot Of A Camera

    How to take a Snap-Shot of a Camera Snap shot Camera To snap shot a camera you must highlight the camera you wish to snap shot from the list view format. From the menu bar select “Camera” > “Snap shot”. A Save Image dialog box will appear for you to save the snap shot picture.

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    General Allows settings for the camera name, location and administrator information such as administrator ID and password. Please refer to the Web Configuration section under “System Administration – System” for further details. IP Assignment There are two options to select from the IP Assignment either Manually Assign or Assign Automatically Using.

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    DNS (Domain Name System) server is an Internet service that translates domain names into IP addresses. Enter at least one DNS IP Address. Please refer to the Web Configuration section under “System Administration – System” for further details. Wireless (Please skip this section if your camera is not wireless) Allows setting for connection mode, network name, wireless channel, and WEP key.

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    Misc Allows setting for LED Control, ActiveX control location, and second port. Please refer Configuration section under “System Administration – System” for further details. Image Image provides the settings for the video image of the camera such as brightness, contrast, hue, resolution, compression, frame rate, and light freq. Please refer Configuration...

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    Users Contain commands to allow system administrator to assign legal users who are permitted to monitor the camera from the remote site by Add or Delete user. To add a user click on the “Add” icon and the Add User dialog box will appear.

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    refer to the Web Configuration section under “System Administration – TimeDate” for further details. Trigger 1 Contains commands for setting the I/O Trigger connectors providing the physical interface for 1 digital output and 1 digital input that is used for connecting a diversity of external alarm devices to the camera such as IR- Sensor and alarm relay.

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    Trigger 2 Contains commands for setting the I/O Trigger connectors providing the physical interface for 1 digital output and 1 digital input that is used for connecting a diversity of external alarm devices to the c amera such as IR- Sensor and alarm relay.

  • Page 55: Menu Bar

    Tools Contains commands to reset the camera and update firmware (please refer to the appendix for detailed information). Please refer to the Web Configuration section under “System Administration – Tools” for further details on reset. Make sure to save any changes you have made to keep the information updated.

  • Page 56: Menu Bar - View

    Menu Bar – View “View” on the menu bar provide users with management capabilities for “Columns”, “List”, “Camera” and “Refresh”. You can view Camera in “1 Camera”, “4 Cameras”, “9 Cameras”, “16 Cameras”. The “View” menu bar is pictured below. Columns When “Columns”...

  • Page 57: List View

    List View “List” view is illustrated below for your reference. You are able to list all the cameras and their properties such as the camera name, IP address, user name, and location will be displayed for ease of control and management. Note: Right click the mouse pad on any kind of the camera will bring up a context sensitive menu which shows the actions you can apply to the selected camera.

  • Page 58: Menu Bar - Camera

    Menu Bar - Camera “Camera” on the menu bar provides options to manage the camera. One can “Add” additional Camera with a maximum of 16 Camera allowed for viewing. Through the management function one can “Delete” a camera, manage the “Property”, “Enable”...

  • Page 59: Ipview Icon Description

    IPView Icon Description Open a new file. Alternatively the hot key is Ctrl+N. Open an existing file. Alternatively the hot key is Ctrl+O. Save a file. Alternatively the hot key is Ctrl+S. List view format. Alternatively the hot key is Ctrl+F1. 1 Camera view format.

  • Page 60: Context Sensitive Menu

    Context Sensitive Menu In list view format by highlighting a camera and right clicking the mouse pad will bring up a context sensitive menu for features such as “Add”, “Delete”, “Property”, “Enable”, and “Snap shot”. In view mode format click on the icon located on the upper left corner of the screen and a case sensitive menu will appear as illustrated below.

  • Page 61: Uninstall Ipview Application

    Uninstall IPView Application Click on windows Start Menu / Settings / Control Pane l. A prompt screen will be displayed like the one below and double click on the Add/Remove Programs icon. From the Add/Remove Programs Properties Menu, select “IPView” as illustrated below.

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    Then click on the “Add/Remove” button. A new prompt screen will be displayed like the one below confirming the removal. Click on the “OK” icon to continue the process or click on the “Cancel” icon to reject the uninstall process. The InstallShield Wizard prompt will appear and click on “Finish”...

  • Page 63: Appendix

    Q: What is the maximum number of users that can be allowed to access DCS-1000W simultaneously? A: Maximum number of users that can log onto the DCS-1000W at the same time is 64. Please keep in mind the overall performance of the t r ansmission speed will slow down when many users are logged on.

  • Page 64: Trouble Shooting

    Base-T networking. Q: Can the DCS-1000W be setup as a PC-cam on the computer? A: No, the DCS-1000W is an Internet Camera used only on Ethernet and Fast Ethernet network and supported by wireless transmission. The D-Link DSB- C100, DSB-C300, DSC-350 or DSC-350F can be used as a PC Camera (Webcam).

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    § Select TCP/IP from the “Network” dialog box and from the “TCP/IP Properties” dialog box click on “Specify an IP address”. § If the DCS-1000W is situated on a different subnet than your workstation, you will not be able to set the IP address from this workstation. To verify make sure the first 3 sections of the IP address of the DCS-1000W corresponds to the first 3 sections of the workstation.

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    C-type lens without fitting the adaptor first. Q: Noisy images occur. How can I solve the problem? A1: The video images might be noisy if the DCS-1000W is used in a very low light environment. To solve this issue you need more lighting.

  • Page 67: How To Ping Your Ip Address

    Usin g 16 or 256 colors on your computer will produce dithering artifacts in the image, making the image look as if it has bad quality. A2: The configuration on the DCS-1000W image display is incorrect. Through the Web Configuration Image section of the web management you need to adjust the image related parameter for improve images such as brightness, contrast, hue and light frequency.

  • Page 68: I/o Connector

    Type ping x.x.x.x, where x.x.x.x is the IP address of the DCS-1000W. The succeeding replies as illustrated below will provide useful explanation to the cause of the problem with DCS-1000W IP address. I/O Connector I/O Connector Definition for DCS-1000W An 8-pole connector is provided for auxiliary IO connections to the DCS- 1000W.

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    I/O Schematic Diagram Warning When connecting a device to the Input connector, the device must be a passive component without voltage and electrical current. When connecting other devices through the Output connector, please make sure the maximum current of DC 5V, 100mA is strictly observed. Any failure of the above two points might cause serious damage to the camera.

  • Page 70: Upgrade Firmware

    Upgrade Firmware You can update the firmware from the IPView application. With IPView running, select Camera > Properties and the Camera Property dialog box will appear. Select the Tools tab and enter the full path of the firmware binary file name in the Update Firmware field or you can click on the “Brows e” button to select the file.

  • Page 71: Time Zone Table

    Time Zone Table GMT stands for Greenwich Mean Time, which is the global time that all time zones are measured from.

  • Page 73: Xplug Control Installation

    Xplug Control Installation Installation to a Web Server Important Information It is highly recommended to install the Xplug Control application to the Web Server for IE 5.0. It must be installed to a Public Domain with Fixed IP address. 1. Installation: Copy the “xplug.ocx”...

  • Page 74: Installation To A Local Pc

    Installation to a Local PC Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive to initiate the auto-run program. Once completed a menu screen will appear as follows: To install Xplug Control click on the "Xplug Control" button to activate the installation procedure for the plug-in program. Once executed a prompt will appear requesting the input of the desired language selection.

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    The Welcome screen will appear. Click on the “Next” button to proceed with the installation. The License Agreement prompt will appear as below. Read the details carefully and click on the “Yes” icon to continue with the installation procedure.

  • Page 76: Adjusting The Cameras Focus

    DCS-1000W. Adjusting the Cameras Focus The DCS-1000W features an exchangeable C/CS-type lens that can be used for different applications as necessary. It supports rotational focus control so the lens can be adjusted to focus under normal and stable conditions to maximize the image quality of the DCS-1000W.

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    Camera Lens Adjust by turning clockwise or anti-clockwise Note : You can further adjust the DCS-1000W's image quality through the Web Configuration under System Administration - Image. Please refer to Web Configuration section for further details. Warning Direct exposure to sunlight may cause permanent damage to the CMOS sensor.

  • Page 78: Replacing The Lens

    Replacing the Lens Since the DCS-1000W is designed with a CS- mount, the lens equipped with the DCS-1000W can be replaced with any standard C or CS lens commonly used within the surveillance industry. Follow the instructions below to replace the supplied lens with any C or CS type lens.

  • Page 79: Specifications

    Specifications Video specification Resolution: 640 x 480 pixel Sensor: 1/3” color CMOS sensor Gain control: Automatic Exposure: Automatic White Balance: Automatic Shutter: Electronics 1/60 ~ 1/15000 sec Minimum Illumination: 2.5lux@F1.4, 3000K color Focal Length: 6.0 mm Aperture: f=1.8 Focus Extent: 20 cm - Lens mounting: Fixed board lens, CS-mount type...

  • Page 80

    LED Indicator: Power LED (Blue) LAN/WLAN Activity LED (Orange) Note: LED three mode setting can be changed by software. (Normal / Off / Dummy) Power Supply: DC 5V/2.4A, switching type Power Communication: 6.5 Watt (1300mA x 5V) Slide Switch: LAN/LAN&WLAN/WLAN Antenna Connector: 2 connectors Communication Support...

  • Page 81: Technical Support

    EMI & Safety FCC, CE, VCCI Technical Support D-Link provides free technical support for customers within the United States during the warranty period. U.S. customers can contact D-Link Technical Support through our web site, e-mail or by phone. D-Link Technical Support over Telephone :...

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