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Version 1.0 | 12/23/2011

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Version 1.0 | 12/23/2011 User Manual HD Wireless N Pan/Tilt Network Camera...
  • Page 2: Manual Overview

    Manual Overview D-Link reserves the right to revise this publication and to make changes in the content hereof without obligation to notify any person or organization of such revisions or changes. Information in this document may become obsolete as our services and websites develop and change.
  • Page 3: Safety Instructions

    • Position product cables and power cables carefully; route cables so that they cannot be stepped on or tripped over. Be sure that nothing rests on any cables. Do not modify power cables or plugs. Consult a licensed electrician or your power company for site modifications. Always follow your local/national wiring rules. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 4: Warnings

    MOBILE INTERNET SUBSCRIPTION SERVICES, COVERAGE AND PRODUCTS; CAMERA MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE, AND; A NETWORK CONNECTION. D-LINK HAS NO CONTROL OVER SUCH SERVICES AND PRODUCTS AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR THE FAILURE OF THE DEVICE OR ANY FEATURE THEREOF RESULTING FROM THE FAILURE OF ANY THIRD-PARTY SERVICE OR PRODUCT.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Camera Control ..............35 WPS - Push Button Setup ........... 9 SD Management ..............36 mydlink Portal ..............10 Maintenance ................37 Camera Status ................11 Admin ..................37 Live Video ..................12 System ..................39 Camera Info ..................13 Firmware Upgrade ..............40 Playback ..................13 D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 6 Table of Contents Status ....................41 Device Info ................41 Log ...................42 Help ....................43 Configuring the DCS-5222L with a Router ....44 Troubleshooting ..............50 Networking Basics ............54 Check your IP address ...............54 Statically Assign an IP Address ..........55 Technical Specifications - Remote Control Unit ....56 Technical Specifications - I/O Terminal Application ..58...
  • Page 7: Product Overview

    Camera Base and Mounting Kit Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage rating than the one included with the DCS-5222L will cause damage and void the warranty for this product. If any of the above items are missing from your package, please contact your retailer.
  • Page 8: System Requirements

    • Broadband Internet connection • Computer with: • Internet Explorer 7 or higher (ActiveX) mydlink Website Requirements • Firefox 6.5 or higher • Safari 4 or higher • Chrome 8 or higher D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 9: Introduction

    Congratulations on your purchase of the DCS-5222L Cloud Camera 5000. The DCS-5222L is a versatile solution for your small office or home. The DCS-5222L is a complete system with a built-in CPU and web server that transmits high quality video images for security and surveillance.
  • Page 10: Features

    Simple to Use The DCS-5222L is a stand-alone system with a built-in CPU, requiring no special hardware or software such as PC frame grabber cards. The DCS- 5222L supports both ActiveX mode for Internet Explorer and Java mode for other browsers such as Firefox, Chrome, and Safari.
  • Page 11: Hardware Overview

    Section 1 - Product Overview Hardware Overview Front IR LED for night vision Light Sensor Camera Lens Passive Infrared Sensor (PIR) for motion detection External Antenna (Optional) Remote Control Receiver Microphone D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 12: Back

    Press and hold to reset to the default take a snapshot and trigger an alarm factory settings. connected to the port. Ethernet Port Power Receptor Connects to a PC or network Connects to the power adapter. through an Ethernet connection. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 13: Wireless Installation Considerations

    Wireless Installation Considerations The D-Link Wireless Network Camera lets you access your network using a wireless connection from anywhere within the operating range of your wireless network. However, the number, thickness and location of walls, ceilings, or other objects that the wireless signals must pass through, may limit the range.
  • Page 14: Installation

    The CD-ROM will open the Camera Installation Wizard. Simply click Start to go through the Installation Wizard, which will guide you through the installation process from connecting your hardware, configuring your camera, and registering with mydlink.com. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 15: Wps - Push Button Setup

    WPS feature. If you are not sure where the WPS button is on your router/AP, please refer to your router or AP’s User Manual. The DCS-5222L will automatically create a wireless connection to your router or access point. While connecting, the green LED will flash and your camera will WPS Button reboot.
  • Page 16: Mydlink Portal

    Portal After registering your DCS-5222L camera with a mydlink account in the Camera Setup Wizard. You will be able to remotely access your camera from the www.mydlink.com website. After signing in to your mydlink account, you will see a screen similar...
  • Page 17: Camera Status

    • Check to make sure that the power LED on your camera is lit solid red. If you still cannot access your camera, reset your camera and run the Camera Setup Wizard again from the CD-ROM included in your package. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 18: Live Video

    If the camera is available, a Live Video feed will be displayed. Video will be shown at full resolution if viewing your camera from a PC on the same local network, or viewing your camera from a PC on a remote network. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 19: Camera Info

    Click to remove the camera from mydlink. To add the camera back, you will need to run the setup wizard from the CD. Playback Search for clips Search for a recording time after download or playback. to view: D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 20: Configuration

    After completing the Camera Installation Wizard, you are ready to use your camera. The camera’s built-in Web configuration utility is designed to allow you to easily access and configure your DCS-5222L. At the end of the wizard, click Go To Camera, or enter the IP address of your camera into a web browser.
  • Page 21: Live Video

    Click this button to quickly move the camera to the desired patrol setup according to preset positions. Please refer to “camera control” setup to create preset positions. The next page contains several icons which can be used to control the camera’s main functions. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 22 PC’s speakers. Click again to turn off. Sends audio from a microphone Talk button connected to your PC through to the speakers connected to the camera. Zoom buttons Zooms in or out. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 23: Setup

    You may choose to configure your network by using the Internet Connection Setup Wizard that includes step-by-step instructions to connect your camera to the Internet. Alternatively, you can manually configure your connection by clicking Manual Internet Connection Setup. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 24: Internet Connection Setup Wizard

    Section 4 - Configuration Internet Connection Setup Wizard This wizard will guide you through a step-by-step process to configure your new D-Link Camera and connect the camera to the Internet. Note that this wizard will not register your camera with mydlink.com.
  • Page 25 Password: Enter your password used to connect to the DDNS server. Timeout: You can setup how often the camera notifies the DDNS server of its current global IP address by entering a whole number in hours. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 26 Enable Daylight Saving box and select Auto Daylight Saving to have DST set automatically or select Set date and time manually to enable drop-down menus so that you can set the start and end time of daylight saving yourself. Click Next to continue. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 27 Section 4 - Configuration A summary of the options you selected is displayed for confirmation. If you are happy with the selected configuration, click Apply otherwise click Back to make the required changes. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 28: Network

    If your router supports UPnP, your camera and router can communicate allowing the router to discover which ports are used by each camera automatically without the need to open ports or port forward. Bonjour: Enabling Bonjour will allow discovery of cameras by Mac computers. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 29 (port forward). For additional help on configuring your camera to work with your router, please refer to Appendix A: Installing the DCS-5222L on a Router Without UPnP. For installing multiple cameras, ONE port per camera must be opened on your router, the Web server (HTTP) port.
  • Page 30: Wireless

    Check this box to display the key. Antenna: Select to use the internal or external wireless antenna. After making any changes, click the Save Settings button to save your changes, or click the Don’t Save Settings button to discard your changes. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 31: Dynamic Dns

    Enter your password again for verification. Timeout: You can setup how often the camera notifies the DDNS server of its current global IP address by entering a whole number in hours. Status: Displays the connection status of your DDNS account. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 32: Image Setup

    This can be used to allow manual control of the shutter speed. Select slower shutter speeds when environment is dimly lit, faster speeds are required when in brighter lighting. Note: Mirror and Flip can be used if you have mounted the DCS-5222L on the ceiling. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 33: Audio And Video

    Note: Video Profile 3 is always set to MJPEG as the Encode Type to ensure that at least one of the Video Profiles are viewable by non-IE browsers. Video Profile 4 is for mobile devices only, and always uses MPEG-4 as the Encode Type. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 34 5 fps and the bit rate to 20 Kbps. After making any changes, click the Save Settings button to save your changes, or click the Don’t Save Settings button to discard your changes. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 35: Time And Date

    Copy your Computer’s Click to synchronize the time information Time Settings: from your PC. After making any changes, click the Save Settings button to save your changes, or click the Don’t Save Settings button to discard your changes. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 36: Video Clip

    You will need to enter your FTP or email server/ account settings. After making any changes, click the Save Settings button to save your changes, or click the Don’t Save Settings button to discard your changes. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 37: Snapshot

    FTP or emailed to an email address. You will need to enter your FTP or email server/account settings. After making any changes, click the Save Settings button to save your changes, or click the Don’t Save Settings button to discard your changes. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 38: Sd Recording

    When this option is selected, it will cause the oldest file to be deleted when the system requires storage space for new files. After making any changes, click the Save Settings button to save your changes, or click the Don’t Save Settings button to discard your changes. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 39: Digital Output

    Section 4 - Configuration Digital Output You can enable the digital output port as well as configure a trigger event. Motion Detection: When a motion detection is triggered. D/I Signal: A trigger from the Digital Input port. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 40: Motion Detection

    LIVE VIDEO page will display a blinking orange motion video icon like the one below. No Motion Motion The motion notification will continue to blink as long as motion is detected. If no additional motion is detected, it will return to its original state after eight seconds. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 41: Camera Control

    Patrol Positions list by clicking Select. You can then select the order in which the camera will patrol through the preset locations by selecting a location and clicking Up or Down. Click Remove to remove a location from the list. Click Save when finished. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 42: Sd Management

    The file’s size. Refresh: Click to refresh the page. Files per page: Select the number of files to be displayed on a single page. The maximum is 100 files. Pages: Show the current and total pages. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 43: Maintenance

    RTSP Authentication: Check to enable RTSP streaming. HTTP Authentication: Check to enable HTTP streaming. Snapshot URL Select Enable to allow access to the current camera snapshot Authentication: via the web address indicated. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 44 Select on/off or schedule the privacy mode for your camera to ensure the privacy. When the privacy mode is turned on, the camera hides the lens by rolling it back into the unit. After making any changes, click the Save button to save your changes. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 45: System

    Click this button to reset all settings to their factory Defaults: defaults. If you select to reset your settings, you will need to set up your camera again. Reboot Device: Clicking the Reboot button will reboot your device. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 46: Firmware Upgrade

    Note: It is recommended that you use a wired connection for your computer and camera when upgrading the firmware. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 47: Status

    Section 4 - Configuration Status Device Info This screen displays various information about your camera and its current settings. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 48: Log

    Section 4 - Configuration The log shows you a list of events that have happened recently. You can download the log by clicking the Download button, or you can empty the log by clicking the Clear button. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 49: Help

    Section 4 - Configuration Help D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 50: Configuring The Dcs-5222L With A Router

    DCS-5222L, follow the steps outlined in the Quick Installation Guide. After you have completed the setup of the DCS-5222L outlined in the Quick Installation Guide you will have an operating camera that has an assigned IP Address. Because you are using a router to share the Internet with one or more PCs, the IP Address assigned to the Network Camera will be a local IP Address.
  • Page 51 2. View the Network Camera Using Your Internet Explorer Web Browser Open a Web browser. In the address bar, type in the IP Address that was assigned to the Network Camera. The DCS-5222L Live Video Page appears with a window displaying live video from the camera.
  • Page 52 The Setup > Network page displays the port settings for your camera. If necessary, these ports can be changed if they are already in use by other devices (e.g. in a multiple camera environment). Note: Both the HTTP port and RTSP port are required to be opened for the DCS-5222L. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 53 Router Set-Up and Installation The following steps generally apply to any router that you have on your network. The D-Link DIR-655 is used as an example to clarify the configuration process. Refer to the router’s user manual for more information on router operation and configuration.
  • Page 54 The firewall security features built into the DIR-655 router prevent users from accessing the video from the DCS-5222L over the Internet. The router connects to the Internet over a series of numbered ports. The ports normally used by the DCS-5222L are blocked from access over the Internet.
  • Page 55 800. Not all routers are the same, so refer to your user manual for specific instructions on how to open ports. Enter valid ports in the Virtual Server section of your router. Please make sure to check the box next to the camera name on the Virtual Server List to enable your settings. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 56: Troubleshooting

    Section 6 - Troubleshooting Troubleshooting This chapter provides solutions to problems that can occur during the installation and operation of the DCS-5222L. 1. What is Remote Access? How do I enable it? Remote Access allows you to access your camera from any PC connected to the Internet through a web browser. This lets you view your camera feed and manage your camera’s settings when you’re away from home.
  • Page 57 Make sure that the Network Camera isn’t conflicting with any Web server you may have running on your network. The default router setting might be a possible reason. Check that the configuration of the router settings allow the Network Camera to be accessed outside your local LAN. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 58 • This Network Camera can only be installed indoors. Do not install this camera in a place where IR interference can be a problem. IR interference can be found close to glass doors or windows, where direct sunlight can cause interference or in the path of car headlights. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 59 Between a distance of 2.5 and 5 meters, a larger movement of an object is required for detection. • Install this camera on a firm, static, anti-shock surface. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 60: Networking Basics

    Check your IP address After you install your new D-Link adapter, by default, the TCP/IP settings should be set to obtain an IP address from a DHCP server (i.e. wireless router) automatically. To verify your IP address, please follow the steps below.
  • Page 61: Statically Assign An Ip Address

    Windows® Vista - Click on Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center > Manage Network Connections. Windows XP - Click on Start > Control Panel > Network Connections. Step 2 Right-click on the Local Area Connection which represents your D-Link network adapter and select Properties. Step 3 Highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and click Properties.
  • Page 62: Technical Specifications - Remote Control Unit

    Privacy key Pressing the privacy key will tilt to the privacy position (privacy mode). Pressing it again privacy key will tilt the camera back to the previous position. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 63 Pan to the left (2,2) ..........................Home Return to home position (2,3) ..........................Right Pan to the right (3,1) ........................Calibration Calibrate home position (3,2) ..........................Down Tilt down (3,3) ..........................Privacy Tilt to privacy position. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 64: Technical Specifications - I/O Terminal Application

    • Drive the output switch on or off. AC/ DC Load Interface Schematic Output device (load) is driven by an external AC or DC power supply. Input device (active control device) has an independent power supply. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 65: Technical Specifications

    • 802.3x Flow Control support for Full-Duplex mode • PCM/ADPCM Wireless Connectivity Light Sensitivity • 802.11g/n wireless with WEP/WPA/WPA2 Security • 1 lux@F1.0 • WPS Support Digital Zoom Sensor • Up to 4X • 1/4 inch WXGA (1280x800) D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual...
  • Page 66 • Input: 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz • Output: 12VDC, 1.25A • Powered by an external power adapter • Maximum power consumption DCS-5222L: 10.5W @motor on ; 8.2W @motor off Dimensions (WxDxH) • 114.0mm x 114.0mm x 125.0mm (without bracket and stand) Weight •...