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4-154-542-11 (1)
Video Network Station
User's Guide
Software Version 1.0
Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly
and retain it for future reference.
SNT-EX101
SNT-EX104/SNT-EP104
SNT-EX154/SNT-EP154
SNT-RS1U/SNT-RS3U
© 2009 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 4-154-542-11 (1) Video Network Station User’s Guide Software Version 1.0 Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. SNT-EX101 SNT-EX104/SNT-EP104 SNT-EX154/SNT-EP154 SNT-RS1U/SNT-RS3U © 2009 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Administrating the unit Table of Contents Basic Operations of the Administrator Menu ...27 How to set up the Administrator menu .....27 Configuration of the Administrator menu ..28 Overview Configuring the System — System Menu ..29 Features ..............4 System Tab ............29 How to Use This User’s Guide ......
  • Page 3 Sending an Image via E-mail — e-Mail (SMTP) Others Menu ..............57 Using the Supplied SNC toolbox ......84 Common Tab — Setting the e-Mail (SMTP) Starting SNC toolbox ........84 Function ............57 Alarm sending Tab — Setting the e-mail sending How to use SNC toolbox ........84 mode when detecting the alarm ......
  • Page 4: Overview

    Overview NOTICE TO USERS © 2009 Sony Corporation. All rights reserved. This manual or the software described herein, in whole or in part, may not be reproduced, translated or reduced to any machine readable form without prior written Features approval from Sony Corporation.
  • Page 5: How To Use This User's Guide

    How to Use This User’s System Requirements Guide The following computer environment is necessary for the computer to display images and the controls of the This User’s Guide explains how to operate the video camera. network station from a computer. (August 2009) The User’s Guide is designed to be read on the computer display.
  • Page 6: Preparation

    Assigning an IP address using SNC Preparation toolbox The Preparation section explains what the administrator Insert the CD-ROM in your CD-ROM drive. has to prepare for monitoring images after installation A cover page appears automatically in your Web and connection of the unit. browser.
  • Page 7 Set the IP address. To obtain the IP address automatically from a DHCP server: Select Obtain an IP address automatically. The IP address, Subnet mask and Default gateway are assigned automatically. Note When you select Obtain an IP address automatically, make sure that the DHCP server is operating on the network.
  • Page 8: When Using Windows Xp Service Pack 2 Or Later

    The viewer screen of the video network station is If the message “File Download – Security Warning” displayed on the Web browser. appears, click Run. Display sample Program name Note Note If the IP address is not set correctly, the viewer does not If you select Save in the “File Download –...
  • Page 9 If the information bar appears, click on the bar and select Select Windows Firewall and select Off in the Install ActiveX Control…. Windows Firewall dialog. If “ Internet Explorer – Security Warning” appears, click Install. Program name The installation of ActiveX Control starts. When installation is completed, the main viewer or the Motion detection menu appears.
  • Page 10: When Using Windows Vista

    In the Add Program dialog, select SNC toolbox and If the pop-up “AutoPlay” appears when a CD-ROM is click OK. inserted into the CD-ROM drive, click Install or run program. SNC toolbox is added to the Programs and Services list. Click OK.
  • Page 11: Starting The Software

    If the message “User Account Control – Windows needs Note your permission to continue” appears, click Continue. If you select Save in the “File Download – Security Warning” dialog, you will not be able to perform If “Internet Explorer – Security Warning” appears, click installation correctly.
  • Page 12 Select Off in the “General” tab. Click OK. When the above procedure is completed, the video The video network station will be displayed in the network station connected in the local network are list. displayed in SNC toolbox. If you want to keep Windows Firewall On, continue with the following steps.
  • Page 13: Accessing The System Using The Web Browser

    When Internet Explorer 7 is used Accessing the System When you enter the unit IP address, “Certificate Error” may appear according to the status of the certificate set Using the Web Browser on the system. In this case, click Continue to this website (not recommended).
  • Page 14 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. For the setting of the Proxy server, consult your network administrator.
  • Page 15: 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 video network station. You can also set various functions according to the installing position, network conditions or purpose of the camera.
  • Page 16: Operating The Unit

    Operating the unit Administrator and User This video network station identifies those who log in as the Administrator or User. This section explains how to monitor the image from the The Administrator can use all the functions of this camera using your Web browser (Internet Explorer). video network station, including camera settings.
  • Page 17: Logging In To System

    Plug-in free Viewer Logging in to System This viewer allows the user to select from three image display methods: JPEG, JPEG/FLASH or ActiveX Viewer. JPEG method: JPEG images will be displayed in Logging in as a user sequence. JPEG/FLASH method: JPEG images will be displayed Start the Web browser on your computer and type in sequence.
  • Page 18: Configuration Of Main Viewer

    Control panel section Configuration of Main Viewer Information panel This section explains the functions of the parts and controls of the main viewer. For a detailed explanation on each part or control, see the specified pages. Check the date and time here. Main viewer using ActiveX Viewer View panel Main menu...
  • Page 19 Volume Zoom control (Displayed when Microphone (page 34) is set to On.) Press to zoom out, and press to zoom in. Zooming continues while the button remains pressed. Focus control Adjust the microphone volume by moving the each To focus on a nearby object, press .
  • Page 20: Monitor Image

    Preset position panel Monitor image The above is displayed only when one or more preset positions are stored in memory. The registered preset position is displayed with a The image shot by the camera is shown here. thumbnail. You can use the camera control panel bar to pan or tilt. Select the Preset position name from the list.
  • Page 21: Operating The Camera

    Control bar Operating the Camera The following operation buttons are available. You can control pan/tilt, zoom and focus. Notes Setting • This operation is not available on the SNT-EP104 or Play/Pause button SNT-EP154. • To operate, make sure the connected camera is Trigger run button configured correctly.
  • Page 22: Moving The Camera To A Preset Position

    Moving the camera to a preset Using the Trigger Button position You can execute various functions by clicking their Select a preset position name from the Preset position respective buttons on the Trigger panel. panel. The camera will move to the preset position that you have stored in memory using the Preset position menu (page 54).
  • Page 23: Controlling Alarm Output

    Controlling alarm output Switching TCP/UDP You can control Alarm output. Transmission Mode To use this function, you need to make Alarm output active in the Trigger menu of the Administrator menu (page 71). You can select TCP or UDP as the communication port for video/audio data.
  • Page 24: Using The System Utility

    UDP (Multicast): This protocol is selectable when Using the System Utility Multicast streaming (page 37) is On. When UDP (Multicast) is selected as the transmission port, RTP (Real-time Transport Protocol) and UDP You can download system utility from the tools tab on multicast techniques are adopted for video/audio the main menu.
  • Page 25: Audio Tab

    You can set the connection method. Audio tab Select the start-up connection from: TCP, UDP Unicast, and UDP Multicast. If TCP connection is selected, you can configure proxy settings by selecting Use proxy. View tab Volume Mute: Select this option to mute sound at start-up. Use the slide bar to set the volume for start-up sound output.
  • Page 26: Snc Desktop Viewer

    Joystick tab You can assign the joystick buttons here. SNC Desktop Viewer This is a gadget that displays the camera image in the Camera address side bar of Windows Vista. Set the IP address for the camera to display on the Gadget.
  • Page 27: Administrating The Unit

    Click the menu name (example: System) on the left Administrating the unit side of the Administrator menu. The clicked menu appears. This section explains how to set the functions of the unit Example: “System” menu by the Administrator. For details about monitoring the camera image, see “Operating the unit”...
  • Page 28: Configuration Of The Administrator Menu

    Preset position Configuration of the Administrator Displays the Preset position menu to register a position menu you want to save. “Tour function,” which rotates the registered positions, is also set here. (“Saving the Camera Position and Action — Preset position Menu” on page 54) e-Mail (SMTP) Displays the e-Mail (SMTP) menu for sending an e-...
  • Page 29: Configuring The System - System Menu

    Schedule Configuring the System Displays the Schedule menu for the Preset position function, e-Mail (SMTP) function, FTP client function, — System Menu Image memory function and Alarm output function, Voice alert function, etc. (“Setting the Schedule — Schedule Menu” on page 72) When you click System in the Administrator menu,...
  • Page 30: Date & Time Tab

    Off: Multiple users can control pan, tilt and zoom at the Date & time Tab same time. When multiple users control these functions at the same time, the last operation has priority. Operation time Sets the time length for a user who has control authority. The selectable range is from 10 to 600 seconds.
  • Page 31: Superimpose Tab

    Use the following NTP server address: Synchronize Superimpose Tab with the selected NTP server address. NTP server 1: Enter the first choice for NTP server Select whether to superimpose the camera ID and/or address. date & time on the image or not. NTP server 2: Enter the second choice for NTP The camera ID is also superimposed on images recorded server address.
  • Page 32: Initialize Tab

    Superimpose format Backup setting data Set the display position of superimposed text. Saves the setting data of the unit in a file. You can set the content to superimpose on the bottom Click Save, and follow the instructions on the Web left, bottom right, top left, top right, center, top middle, browser to specify the folder and save the setting data of and bottom middle parts, respectively.
  • Page 33: System Log Tab

    Delete voice alert file Access log Tab Click Delete to delete all the audio files stored in the camera using SNC audio upload tool (page 95). Notes • Clicking Delete deletes all the stored audio files simultaneously. To delete a specified audio file only, perform deletion of the audio file in the corresponding Voice alert tab of the Voice alert menu (page 69).
  • Page 34: Setting The Camera Image And Audio - Camera Menu

    Mic volume Setting the Camera Set the volume level of the audio input from the microphone input connector. It is adjustable from –10 to Image and Audio +10. — Camera Menu Audio Select microphone input or line input. When you click Camera in the Administrator menu, the Camera menu appears.
  • Page 35: Picture Tab

    OK/Cancel Picture Tab See “Buttons common to every menu” on page 27. You can set the color condition, brightness, etc., of the camera. Privacy Masking tab Display sample: Using the privacy masking enables you to hide images by masking specified parts of the images when streaming.
  • Page 36: Video Codec Tab

    Color Video codec Tab Specify the color of privacy masks. This setting is Use this tab to set the items for the video codec. common to every privacy mask. The colors used are as follows: Black, White, Gray, Red, Green, Blue, Cyan, Yellow, Magenta.
  • Page 37: Streaming Tab

    Audio port number Notes Specify the transmission port number of the audio data. • The actual frame rate and bit rate may be different It is initially set to 50002. Specify an even number from depending on the image size, shooting scene, or 1024 to 65534.
  • Page 38: Configuring The Network - Network Menu

    Note Configuring the Network When you select Obtain an IP address automatically — Network Menu (DHCP), make sure that a DHCP server is operating on the network. When you click Network in the Administrator menu, the IP address Network menu appears. Type the IP address of the system.
  • Page 39: Qos Tab

    QoS Tab Note The domain suffix is sent to the DHCP server as FQDN In the QoS tab, traffic priority can be set by configuring (Fully Qualified Domain Name) information when Host the number, network address, subnet (prefix), port, name is set. protocol and/or DSCP of IPv4 or IPv6.
  • Page 40: Dynamic Ip Address Notification Tab - Notifying The Ip Address

    Click Set and configure the QoS. Used when registering on the QoS table. QoS is set according to the following procedure: Delete select No. to delete the setting and click Delete. Select No. from NO. and enter the necessary conditions for Network address, Subnet, QoS table Protocol and/or Port No..
  • Page 41: Http Notification

    Authentication Administrator e-mail address Select the authentication required when you send an e- Type the e-mail address of the camera administrator, mail. using up to 64 characters. This is used as the reply address or the address for a system mail from the mail Off: Select if no authentication is required when an e- server.
  • Page 42: Setting The Ssl Function - Ssl Menu

    OK/Cancel Setting the SSL function See “Buttons common to every menu” on page 27. — SSL Menu About the special tags You can use the following five special tags to allow When you click in the Administrator menu, the notification of the settings acquired by DHCP, such as an SSL menu appears.
  • Page 43 Set the SSL function to On, and select Allow – The private key generated by the unit is self-signed HTTP connection for some clients. by the camera. – A prepared value is set for a distinguished name Click OK to close the main viewer and the setting (Common name, etc).
  • Page 44: Ca Certificate Tab - Adding The Ca Certificate For Client Authentication

    – Use an external certificate is selected and the CA certificate tab — Adding the CA private key password is specified in spite of the fact certificate for client authentication that the key pair in the certificate is not encrypted. –...
  • Page 45: How To Install The Ca Certificate

    OK/Cancel Click Next. See “Buttons common to every menu” on page 27 How to install the CA certificate The unit 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 certificate.
  • Page 46: To Remove An Installed Ca Certificate

    Select Certificates from the list, then click Add. To remove an installed CA Certificate Snap-in is displayed. certificate Select Computer account as the certificate administrated in this Snap-in, then click Next. In Internet Explorer, click in the order Tools, Internet options, Content tab and Certificates. Select Local Computer as the computer The Certificates dialog appears.
  • Page 47: Using The 802.1x Authentication Function - 802.1x Menu

    Supplicant Using the 802.1X A supplicant is a device that connects to the authentication server to join the network. This unit Authentication Function serves as a supplicant in the 802.1X network. The supplicant can enter the 802.1X network after — 802.1X Menu appropriate authentication by the authentication server.
  • Page 48: Client Certificate Tab

    EAP identity Client certificate Tab Type the user name to identify the client in the 802.1X When TLS is selected as the EAP method, import to the authentication server using 3 to 253 characters. unit the client certificate needed for authentication by the unit.
  • Page 49: Ca Certificate Tab

    CA certificate Tab Note When the client certificate to be imported is of You can import a trusted CA certificate (server PKCS#12 format and the private key password is not set certificate or route certificate) to the unit. Up to four correctly, “<Put correct private key password>”...
  • Page 50: Setting The 802.1x Authentication Function - Example Of Windows Server 2003

    Select New from the context menu, then select Setting the 802.1X authentication Group and configure the group for 802.1X function – Example of Windows connection. For example, the group “Wired_802.1X_Group” is Server 2003 assumed for explanation purposes. This section explains how to configure the authentication server and CA using Microsoft Windows Configuring the Internet Authentication Server 2003.
  • Page 51 Set the following items: The “Microsoft Certificate Services” page opens. Friendly name: Type “authenticator” as an example. Client address (IP or DNS): IP address of the authenticator Client-Vender: RADIUS Standard Shared secret: Specify the shared secret to be set in the authenticator. Adding a user Open Active Directory Users and Computers from Administrative Tools of Windows menu.
  • Page 52 When “Use a key pair from a CA” is selected Click Next and select as follows. Do you want to export the private key with the Start Internet Explorer on the client PC and type the certificate?: Select Yes, export the private key. CA’s URL in the address bar.
  • Page 53: Setting The User - User Menu

    Note Setting the User To output audio using the SNC audio upload tool, set — User Menu Audio upload to On in the Common tab of the Camera menu (page 34). When you click User in the Administrator menu, the User menu appears.
  • Page 54: Setting The Security - Security Menu

    Setting the Security Saving the Camera Position and Action — Security Menu — Preset position Menu When you click Security in the Administrator menu, the Security menu appears. When you click Preset position in the Administrator This allows you to control which computers can have menu, the Preset position menu appears.
  • Page 55: Group Preset Positions

    Click to save the current camera position to the selected The number of selectable sensor input terminals is as preset number. follows: To save a preset position, operate as follows: SNT-EX101: 2 SNT-EX104/SNT-EX154: 4 Move the camera to the position to be saved, while SNT-EP104/SNT-EP154: None checking the image with the preview viewer.
  • Page 56: Position Tour Tab - Setting A Position Tour

    Sequence Position Tour Tab — Setting a Set the sequence of the tour. position tour The preset positions saved using the Position tab are displayed in the drop-down list at the bottom. Positions can be programmed, and the camera can be set Select the preset position from the group-tree, then click to move to the programmed positions sequentially Add.
  • Page 57: Sending An Image Via E-mail - E-mail (smtp) Menu

    SMTP port number Sending an Image via Select the textbox and enter a port number from 25 to 65535. E-mail — e-Mail (SMTP) Menu Use TLS e-Mail (SMTP) When you click in the Administrator To use the encryption function by TLS, select On. menu, the e-Mail (SMTP) menu appears.
  • Page 58: Alarm Sending Tab - Setting The E-mail Sending Mode When Detecting The Alarm

    User name, Password Alarm sending Type the user name and password of the user who owns Select On to set sending an e-mail linked with alarm the mail account using up to 64 characters. This setting detection. is necessary when the SMTP server that sends e-mails performs authentication.
  • Page 59: Periodical Sending Tab - Setting The Periodical E-mail Sending Mode

    Tampering: An alarm that is triggered when the camera Periodical sending Tab — Setting detects vibration or shaking. the periodical e-mail sending mode VMF: An alarm of the VMF detection function. Motion detection: The alarm detected by the motion You can set to send e-mails periodically. detection function.
  • Page 60: Sending Images To Ftp Server - Ftp Client Menu

    Date & time: The date & time suffix is added to the Sending Images to FTP image file name. The date & time suffix consists of the year (2 digits), Server month (2 digits), date (2 digits), hour (2 digits), minutes (2 digits) and seconds (2 digits), and —...
  • Page 61: Alarm Sending Tab - Setting The Ftp Client Action When Detecting The Alarm

    Passive mode Sequence number: A sequential number of 10 digits between 0000000001 and 4294967295 and a Set whether you use the passive mode of FTP server or sequential 2-digit number are added to the image file not when connecting to the FTP server. Select On to name.
  • Page 62: Periodical Sending Tab - Setting The Periodical Ftp Client Activity

    Effective period Suffix Select a suffix to be added to the file name sent to the Set the period during which alarm detection is effective. FTP server. Always: Alarm detection is always effective. None: The name of the sent file will be the image file Schedule: You can specify the period during which name.
  • Page 63: Recording Images In Memory - Image Memory Menu

    Common Tab — Setting the image Recording Images in memory function Memory — Image memory Menu When you click Image memory in the Administrator menu, the Image memory menu appears. By using the image memory function, you can record an image and audio file (shot being linked with the external sensor input or built-in motion detection function) in the built-in memory (approx.
  • Page 64: Alarm Recording Tab - Setting The Image Memory Function When Detecting The Alarm

    POP port number Note Enter a port number from 110 to 65535. When Overwrite is set to On, a warning mail is not sent to the Administrator. Authentication mode Set the user authentication mode. SMTP server name If you do not use CRAM-MD5, select Login. Type the name of the SMTP server for sending an e- mail, using up to 64 characters.
  • Page 65: Periodical Recording Tab - Setting The Periodical Recording Mode

    Date & time: The Date & time suffix is added to the Note image file name. The Date & time suffix consists of the year (2 digits), In the case that the synchronized preset position is month (2 digits), date (2 digits), hour (2 digits), specified in Position at alarm in the Preset position minute (2 digits), second (2 digits) and sequential menu, the alarm event that happens when the camera...
  • Page 66: Folder Structure Of Image Memory

    Always: Periodical recording is always effective. Note Schedule: You can specify the period during which You cannot record an audio file using the periodical periodical recording is effective. recording function. Click Schedule and the menu for the effective period is displayed. (“Setting the Schedule — Schedule Menu”...
  • Page 67: Downloading Images From The System - Ftp Server Menu

    Downloading Images Setting the Alarm Output from the system — FTP — Alarm output Menu server Menu When you click Alarm output in the Administrator menu, the Alarm output menu appears. FTP server When you click in the Administrator menu, You can perform setting in this menu to control the the FTP server menu appears.
  • Page 68 Timer: Controls alarm output using the timer. Schedule: You can specify the period during which Click Schedule and the menu for the effective period alarm detection is effective. is displayed. (“Setting the Schedule — Schedule Click Schedule and the menu for the effective period Menu”...
  • Page 69: Outputting Audio Linked To Alarm Detection

    Test Outputting Audio Linked When an audio file is saved in the unit, you can check it by playing it back. to Alarm Detection Click Play to play back the audio file. — Voice alert Menu Voice alert To use the voice alert function linked with the sensor Click Voice alert in the Administrator menu to display...
  • Page 70: Setting The Operations From The Viewer - Trigger Menu

    Effective period Setting the Operations Set the period during which alarm detection is effective. Always: Alarm detection is always effective. from the Viewer — Trigger Schedule: You can specify the period during which alarm detection is effective. Menu Click Schedule, and the menu for the effective period is displayed.
  • Page 71: Alarm Output

    FTP client Checking this box allows you to select FTP client on the Trigger panel in the main viewer. By clicking FTP client a still image of the moment you click is captured, and the image file is sent to the FTP server.
  • Page 72: Setting The Schedule - Schedule Menu

    Notes Setting the Schedule • This operation is not available on the SNT-EP104 or — Schedule Menu SNT-EP154. • Voice alert configuration is only available for CH1 on the SNT-EX154. When you click Schedule in the Administrator menu, the Schedule menu appears. OK/Cancel The Schedule menu consists of six tabs.
  • Page 73: Setting The Alarm Buffer - Alarm Buffer Menu

    Setting the Alarm Buffer Setting the Motion Detection/VMF Function — Alarm buffer Menu — Motion detection Menu When you click Alarm buffer in the Administrator menu, the Alarm buffer menu appears. When you click Motion detection in the Administrator You can set the Pre-alarm image and audio (the image menu, the Motion detection menu appears.
  • Page 74: Setting Items For Motion Detection

    Appearance • When you are using Windows XP Service Pack 2 or later, or Windows Vista, the information bar or When an object that did not exist in the reference area “Security Warning” may appear as you click Motion appears, an alarm will be set off. FTP client alarm detection.
  • Page 75 Target of setting Detection settings Select the camera position subject to detection settings and VMF settings from Current position or Preset. Detection area If you select Items to configure, the Current Position Specify the effective scope of the motion detection. and Preset will be displayed.
  • Page 76: Vmf Setting Items

    Adding a vertex Clicking Adding a vertex will change the cursor to a button. In that state, when you click on a part of the side of the area, a vertex is added to that point. After the addition, the cursor will return to move mode.
  • Page 77 Setting number Inspection method settings Select the setting number to set from 1, 2 or 3. Settings for each inspection method can be edited here. The following VMF setting is saved for the individual The inspection line and active window are set to default setting number selected here.
  • Page 78 Presence Disappear Similar to a active window an inspection area can also be This criterion is whether an object disappeared in the moved and vertexes can be moved/added or deleted. inspection area. If an object is present within the window longer than the Similar to an active window, an inspection area can also specified time, the presence is acknowledged.
  • Page 79: Simple Motion Detection Function

    • The blue marker for minimum speed cannot be set to the right of the red marker for maximum speed. • The indicators indicating Min. speed and Max. speed move on the left and right side of the screen. Note The set value is only valid under the conditions of Pass, Appear or Disappear.
  • Page 80: Transmitting With External Equipment

    TCP: Select when you use the TCP port to input and Transmitting with output data through the external serial interface. Using this method, you can easily check data External Equipment communications through the serial port by DOS command “telnet [host name] [port number].” —...
  • Page 81: Configuring The Viewer - Viewer Menu

    Custom Configuring the Viewer Select the homepage to be displayed. You can display your favorite homepage stored in the — Viewer Menu built-in flash memory or USB memory (not supplied). Click Viewer in the Administrator menu to display the To store a homepage HTML file in the built-in flash Viewer menu.
  • Page 82 Background color 1, background color 2, and Display comment when camera is selected Text color Select this option to display comments on the viewer Specify the background colors and font color. screen. To specify the color, enter “#” followed by an RGB value in 6-digit hexadecimal.
  • Page 83: Html Output Tab

    HTML output tab If the monitor is for personal use, this tab can be used to output sample source for HTML and script. For details on the setting, refer to “Setting the monitor” of the Layout tab. Monitor Displays a preview. Embedded script Displays the sample source for script.
  • Page 84: Using The Supplied Snc Toolbox

    How to use SNC toolbox Others Menu bar Function buttons This section explains how to use the application software and commands, including the supplied CD- ROM. Using the Supplied SNC toolbox Explains the functions except those of the Network tab in SNC toolbox.
  • Page 85: Function Buttons

    Privacy Masking: Displays the Privacy Masking Task screen. Displays the Task List dialog. Panorama Image: Displays the Panorama Creator screen. Device tree view Custom Homepage: Displays the Custom Homepage This function allows you to customize folders. The screen. registration details of My device can be displayed in tree Firmware Upgrade: Displays the Firmware Upgrade format.
  • Page 86: Registering In My Device

    Software version The Add Device Entry dialog appears. Displays the version of firmware. Admin name Displays the administrator user name. View button You can change the display format of the Device list (page 87) . Registering in My device The device tree has three folders by default: Search result, Error and My device.
  • Page 87: Changing The Device List Display Method

    Deleting a device/folder Display with large thumbnails Select the device/folder to be deleted from the Device Select Snapshot(L) from the View menu or click list or Device tree and right click the mouse. Select set to display with large thumbnails. Delete from the displayed menu (or select Delete from the Edit menu).
  • Page 88: Setting Snc Toolbox Options

    Configure the HTTP proxy and FTP proxy. Setting SNC toolbox options When using HTTP proxy, check Use HTTP proxy. Select Option from the Tools menu to display the When using FTP proxy, check Use FTP proxy. “Option” dialog. This dialog consists of three tabs: To auto-detect the proxy server, select On for Auto General, Network and Log.
  • Page 89: Using Privacy Masking - Masking A Camera Image

    Using Privacy Masking — Note Masking a Camera Image The default image is shown when no panorama image has been created. The Privacy Masking function of SNC toolbox allows you to mask parts of the camera image to be transmitted. PTZ Controller Allows you to pan, tilt and zoom the camera.
  • Page 90: Using The Custom Homepage

    Setting a privacy mask Uploading the homepage to the camera using the Custom Homepage To set a privacy mask in a desired position, do the following: Select the device to upload from the Device list. Move the camera to the position you want to set a You can select multiple devices at the same time.
  • Page 91: Using The Firmware Upgrade

    Click Browse and select an upgrade file for each Using the Firmware Upgrade model. Using the Firmware Upgrade function of the supplied SNC toolbox allows you to upgrade the firmware of the Select how many devices to upgrade in Paralleled device.
  • Page 92 Cancel Select the task action. Closes the Task List. Select Device Setting or Firmware Upgrade. Creating a task Click Add. Displays Task Wizard. Click Next. For Device Setting: Edit the value for the setting you wish to change. See “Device Setting” on page 93 for changing the values.
  • Page 93: Configuring The Device Setting

    Recurrence pattern Setting tree Specify the operation interval. All settings are sorted into categories. Click + to display Onetime: Runs the task once. the subcategories under a category. Click – to hide the Hourly: Specify the operation frequency in units of subcategories.
  • Page 94: Device Restart And Initialization

    Setting items Pages to refer to in Setting items Pages to refer to in “Administrating the “Administrating the system” system” Preset position “Saving the Camera Alarm Output “Setting the Alarm Output Position and Action — — Alarm output Menu” on Preset position Menu”...
  • Page 95: Using The Snc Audio Upload Tool - Transmitting

    When you are using Windows XP Service Pack 2 or Using the SNC audio later, or Windows Vista, a message regarding the active contents may appear. For details, see upload tool — Transmitting “Installing software” in “When using Windows XP Service Pack 2 or later”...
  • Page 96: Using The Snc Audio Upload Tool

    Target camera(s) (Camera list) When the SNC audio upload tool starts, it automatically detects Sony video network stations connected to the local network and displays them in the camera list. Up to 256 video network stations can be displayed in the list.
  • Page 97 IP address when the IP address is obtained with a Notes DHCP server. Model: Displays the model name of the video network • An error dialog appears if the specified IP address in station. the camera list is assigned for a device other than the Serial: Displays the serial number of the video network video network station, or does not exist in the network.
  • Page 98 Voice alert tab Notes Use this menu to record sound via a microphone • Audio transmission stops if you switch the tab during connected to the computer, and upload the recorded transmission. audio file to the unit. You can upload the audio file to •...
  • Page 99 Recording/playback progress bar Click this button to hide the camera list. Click it again to display the camera list. Target camera(s) (Camera list) Displays the cameras selected with the camera select You can check recording or playback progress with this checkbox of the camera list in the Setting tab.
  • Page 100: Using The Snc Video Player - Playing A Video

    Saving the recorded audio file to the Using the SNC video computer player — Playing a Video/ Click (recording) in the Voice alert tab to start recording. Audio File Recorded with the Click (stop) to stop recording. unit Recording will stop automatically in 30 seconds. The supplied SNC video player allows you to play Click (save).
  • Page 101: Using The Snc Video Player

    Record event: Type of event used for the Using the SNC video player recording: Sensor input, Motion detection. Start the SNC video player. Playing a video/audio file Click (start) to start playback from the beginning of the selected file. To freeze the movie temporarily, click (pause).
  • Page 102: Assigning The Ip Address To The Unit Using Arp Commands

    Assigning the IP Using the SNMP Address to the unit This unit supports SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol). You can read MIB-2 objects using ARP Commands using software such as SNMP manager software. This unit also supports the coldStart trap which occurs when This section explains how to assign an IP address to the the power is turned on or the unit restarts, and the unit using ARP (Address Resolution Protocol)
  • Page 103: Setting Commands

    4 describes the case of “mib-2.system. sysContact.0”. sysName=<string> This field is used to describe information on the Set the case of “mib-2.system.sysName.0” in the administrator of this camera. Nothing is set at the <string> position. The maximum length of factory. <string>...
  • Page 104: Glossary

    DHCP server Glossary Acronym for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol server. The IP address of a terminal without an individual IP address can be automatically distributed by ActiveX control the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). The A component program object that can be used with web DHCP server assigns the IP addresses to the terminals.
  • Page 105: Primary Dns Server

    H.264 Primary DNS server An image compression format. The standard written by One of the DNS servers that can first reply to a request the JVT (Joint Video Team) a joint organization for by connected devices or other DNS servers. standardization (composed of ISO and ITU-T.
  • Page 106 SNMP A protocol for monitoring and managing network devices. Acronym 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 an IP address.
  • Page 107: Index

    Digital certificate......104 Index digital certificate......104 Backup setting data ......32 DNS server ........38 Bandwidth control......37 Domain suffix......... 38 Bit rate..........36 downloading images....... 67 bit rate ..........36 Dynamic IP address notification ..40 Access log ........33 Brightness ........
  • Page 108 periodical sending......62 Picture..........35 Glossary........104 MAC address ........38 Play..........69 Group preset positions....55 main viewer ........18 playing audio ........23 mask ..........89 Plug-in free Viewer......20 Maximum wait number ....30 POP server ......41 memory........63 H.264 ..........105 POP server name ....41 Message........41 Home ..........18 port number ........41 Method ...........41...
  • Page 109 Subnet mask ........38 subnet mask........38 Saturation ........35 Video codec........36 Suffix....58 saturation........35 video codec ......36 suffix ....58 saves the setting data...... 32 Video port number ......37 Superimpose........31 Schedule......... 29 View size ........18 superimpose ........
  • Page 110 Sony Corporation...

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