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GE
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TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera

User Manual

P/N 1069515_EN • REV A • ISS 26NOV09

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Security TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual P/N 1069515_EN • REV A • ISS 26NOV09...
  • Page 2 Trademarks and patents GE and the GE monogram are trademarks of General Electric Company. TruVision is a trademark of GE Security. Other trade names used in this document may be trademarks or registered trademarks of the manufacturers or vendors of the respective products.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Shadow tour settings 32 Auto return settings 34 Chapter 5 Advanced setup 35 Default 35 Backlight compensation 35 Focus adjustment 36 Exposure control settings 36 White balance 37 Camera settings 38 Pan/tilt settings 40 TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 4 Time and date settings 46 Schedule settings 47 Appendix A Specifications 49 Appendix B Camera settings checklist 51 Appendix C Warranty and contact information 57 Warranty information 57 Contacting support 57 Index 59 TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 5: Product Introduction

    It possesses true PTZ camera features and has a graphical programming interface for easier customization of camera settings. Installation of the TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera is simplified because it has a single cable to connect it to power, data, alarms, and video outputs. It can be integrated with various digital surveillance products, such as DVRs, control keyboards and various accessories for a total surveillance solution.
  • Page 6 • Auto focus • Auto white balance • Auto gain control • Auto iris control • Removable IR cut filter • Minimum illumination: 1 Lux, 0.2 Lux (B/W) • 2D / 3D video noise reduction TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 7: System Requirements

    75 ohm coaxial cable with BNC ends 1600 Alarm Cat-5 cable recommended. 1250 Power 24 VAC cable. To determine the size of cable needed for individual applications, see “Power cable size and length requirements” on page 4. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 8: Power Cable Size And Length Requirements

    Table 2: Recommended power cable gauges based on maximum lengths for an operating voltage of 24 VAC (±10%) Wire gauge Indoor dome cameras (14 W) Outdoor dome cameras (54 W) feet meters feet meters (diameter) 2.59 2061 2.05 1294 1.63 1.29 1.02 0.81 0.64 TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 9: Installation

    Complete all the necessary programming before you install the dome camera. This chapter provides information on how to install the dome camera. Use a control keyboard, such as the GE KTD-405/KTD-405-2D keypad or other control device, to control the dome camera.
  • Page 10: Unpacking The Dome Camera

    Hard ceiling mount Plastic fixing plate I/O interface cable for power, video, Self-tapping screws (X4) Black M3 screw, silver-finish M3 alarms, and serial data screw Security torx CD with User Manual Pocket guide TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 11: Removing The Protective Cover From The Outdoor Dome Camera

    5. Using both hands on either side of the bubble, gently press down the bubble. Make sure the two slotted screws and the screw hole on the bubble align with the three holes on the dome camera housing. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 12: Dome Camera Dip Switches

    See Figure 3 on page 9 for the location of the DIP switches on both the indoor and outdoor dome cameras. The 22-pin connector for I/O interface cable connection is located on the back plate. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 13: Setting Up The Dome Camera

    4. Verify and set the communication termination, if required. 5. Set the dome camera ID. 6. Mount the dome camera to the wall/ceiling. 7. Wire the dome camera. 8. Connect the dome camera to a monitor. 9. Program the dome camera. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 14: Setting The Dome Camera Communication Protocol

    Setting the dome camera communication protocol The TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera can use several different protocols for communication. To select a protocol, you must set the protocol DIP switches to the correct sequence of 1s (on) and 0s (off).
  • Page 15 Play Preset Tour 1 Preset 98 Preset 70 Preset 70 On – 8 - Enter Turn 180 degrees Preset 33 On – 1 - Enter on pan Show splash On – 997 - Enter screen TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 16: Setting The Rs-485 Communication

    2. Using Table 5 on page 13, determine which DIP switches when turned on will add up to the site ID number for that dome camera. See Figure 6 on page 14 for an example. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 17 Table 5: DIP switch positions and equivalent values DIP switch position number Equivalent value Table 6: Dome camera site ID DIP switch settings for dome cameras 1 to 30 Unit DIP switch Unit DIP switch Unit DIP switch TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 18: 22-Pin Connector Description

    Power Earth Ground Alarm Contact 5 Relay Com Alarm Contact 6 Control T+ Alarm Contact 7 Control R- Alarm Contact 8 Control T- Alarm Contact GND Control R+ Video GND ISOG Video POS TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 19: Wiring The Dome Camera

    1BChapter 2: Installation Wiring the dome camera The TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera is shipped with a 24 VAC I/O interface cable (see Figure 8 below). This cable facilitates installation as there is only one cable to connect to the dome camera.
  • Page 20: Mounting The Dome Camera On A Ceiling

    Complete all installation steps before supplying power to the camera. Items needed for mounting A. Dome camera, which is shipped with:  I/O interface cable  Hard ceiling mount  Plastic fixing plate TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 21 6. Attach the dome camera to the hard ceiling mount. Ensure that the central part of dome camera base is locked into the central hole of the mount. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 22: Mounting The Dome Camera On A Wall

    A. Dome camera, which is shipped with:  Outdoor mounting kit (cover and waterproof rubber boot)  I/O interface cable  M5 standard/security screws B. Pendant mount (standard or extended), which is shipped with:  Sponges TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 23 Note: Block the cable-entry hole in the wall with the supplied sponges to prevent insects from entering the pendant mount. 5. Thread the cables through outdoor mount kit. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 24 Adjust the rubber boot to the joint. 7. Connect the 22-pin connector of the I/O interface cable to the dome camera. 8. Attach the dome camera to the outdoor mount kit with the supplied screws and washers. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 25: Menu Overview

    The on-screen display (OSD) shows the current zoom focus, alarm number, time and date, as well as the dome camera area title and site ID. See Figure 12 on page 22 and Table 9 on page 22. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 26: Main Menu Overview

    Note: The OSD menu can be pre-programmed to time-out after certain number of minutes of inactivity. The default value is two minutes. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 27 Backlight Configures the backlight setting. Focus The dome camera always operates in auto focus mode. Exposure control Configures exposure compensation, shutter speed, iris control, White balance Configures white balance. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 28: Using A Keypad To Program Menus

    We use the KTD-405 keypad controller (Figure 2) in this manual to explain the features of the TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera because of the KTD-405’s ability to control all of the camera’s features. (For detailed keypad instructions, refer to the KTD-405/KTD-405-2D Controller Keypad User Manual.)
  • Page 29: Navigating The Menus

    You can use the keypad joystick and keys to navigate through the menu system. See Figure 14 below and Figure 15 on page 26 for further information on their use. Figure 14: Menu keys of the KTD-405/405-2D keypad Shaded keys appear on the KTD-405A/ KTD-405-2DA only TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 30 Iris -: Esc. Exits a menu option. There is no need to select the menu option Exit to quit a menu. Figure 15: Joystick motion Scroll up Previous Next Scroll down Edit (turn joystick clockwise) TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 31: Basic Setup

    See section “Setting the dome camera site ID” on page 12 for information on setting up a camera site ID. To display the site ID on the monitor 1. Display the Main Page 2 OSD screen. 2. Select ID Display and then select one of the options: TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 32: Area Title Displayed On A Monitor

    3. Select Area Title Num. 4. Enter a number for the view area; 01, for example. 5. On the keypad press the set key to enter the editing page. The Title Setting screen appears as shown below. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 33: Preset Points Settings

    Once the preset point is saved, move the cursor to the next menu item to execute the preset point and confirm it is correct. Note: To freeze the image as the dome camera moves between preset points, see the option “Image Freeze” under “Camera settings” on page 38. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 34: Preset Tour Settings

    End step. The Preset Tour will then loop and keep running. Speed Set each preset tour step to a different speed, ranging from 01 to 15. Within this range, pan, and tilt speed varies from 5 to 300 (degrees/sec.) TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 35: Autopan Settings

    The tilt and zoom values of the start point are recorded and fixed for the selected autopan. End Point Set the end position of the P Tour. See “Start Point” above for further information. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 36: Shadow Tour Settings

    Shadow Tour #4 = PTZ Tour 6 Shadow Tour #5 = PTZ Tour 9 Shadow Tour #6 = PTZ Tour 10 Shadow Tour #7 = PTZ Tour 13 Shadow Tour #8 = PTZ Tour 14 TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 37 100%, the path will not be recorded. 5. Select Run S. Tour to replay the saved tour. 6. When you are happy with the shadow tour recorded, exit the menu and return to the main menu. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 38: Auto Return Settings

    The time period ranges between 1 and 128 minutes. If Auto Return has been enabled, you can execute an auto return manually. Exit Select Yes to save any changes and return to Main Page 2. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 39: Advanced Setup

    (outside). Backlight correction forces the dome camera to ignore areas of high brightness, so the rest of the scene (the inside of the building) will be properly exposed. You can see detail inside, but in TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 40: Focus Adjustment

    (shutter speed), and by other exposure parameters. This menu is located on Main Page 1. Figure 20: Example of the AE mode menu with the Shutter option selected TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 41: White Balance

    The unit for measuring this ratio is in degree Kelvin (K). You can select one of the White Balance control modes according to the installation condition. The following table shows the color temperature of some light sources. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 42: Camera Settings

    Zoom, Auto Slow Shutter, Noise Reduction, Video Invert, and Image Freeze. See Figure 21 on page 39 and Table 21 on page 39 for information on these functions. This menu is located on Main Page 1. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 43 3D DNR generates better noise reduction than 2D DNR. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 44: Pan/Tilt Settings

    See Figure 22 on page 41 for the screen. This menu is located on Main Page 1. Note: The Image Flip and the Video Invert functions are automatically disabled when the Privacy Mask function is enabled. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 45 Enable the Auto Calibration function, the dome will automatically detect the distance change and reset the point TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 46: Day/Night (Day/Night Models Only)

    It then switches monochrome and removes the infrared filter to improve IR sensitivity at night or when light levels are low. Note: This menu will only be present if the dome camera supports day/night switching. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 47: Alarm Settings

    For example, if Alarm 1 and Alarm 3 are triggered simultaneously, only Alarm 1 will be handled. Contact Type Select the contact type (NO, NC). TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 48 Set the duration during which the camera will keep the relay energized when an alarm is triggered. This relay timer starts counting from the second the alarm is triggered. Time options are 1 to 127 seconds, OFF, or Always (on) when alarm occurs. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 49: Privacy Mask Settings

    Mask 50% larger than the area to be covered No mask allowed 20° either side of the 90° (0°) tilt Note: The Image Flip function is automatically disabled when the Privacy Mask function is enabled. Figure 25: Privacy mask menu TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 50: Time And Date Settings

    Time and date settings Set the time and date related parameters of the dome camera. Note: Time and Date can be synchronized automatically using an Impac or Digiplex Protocol Time/date master signal on the serial line. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 51: Schedule Settings

    If the Day/Night mode is enabled, the Auto Day/Night will be activated for a schedule point. Schedule reset Users can reset the whole schedule with the item Exit Select Yes to save any changes and return to Main Page 3. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 52 : Advanced setup TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 53: Appendix A Specifications

    14 W (Indoor), 52 W (Outdoor with heater on) Battery removal The TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera contains one 3 V Lithium battery. To remove the battery 1. Unscrew the single screw located on the base of the dome camera.
  • Page 54 5BAppendix A: Advanced setup Battery 4. Dispose of the battery as required by local ordinances or regulations. 5. Reassemble the dome camera. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 55: Appendix B Camera Settings Checklist

    Appendix B Camera settings checklist Use this checklist to record the menu settings of each dome camera. Default values are highlighted in bold, where applicable. TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 56 Digital Zoom On, 1x, 2x, 3x, 4x, 5x, 6x, 7x, 8x, 9x, 10x, 11x, 12x Auto Slow Shut On, Off D.N.R. 2D N.R. On, Off 3D N.R. On, Off Video Invert On, Off TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 57 To Find, To Save End Point To Find, To Save Direction Right, Left Speed 01 to 04 Show P Tour Autopan Shadow Tour Shadow Tour 1 to 8 Record Start Record End Show P Tour Autopan TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 58 Transparency On, Off Color Black, White, Red, Green, Blue, Cyan, Yellow, Magenta Set Mask 01 to 16 H Center: L/R V Center: D/U H Size 00 to 80, V Size 00 to 60, TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 59 No Action Preset Preset Point 001 to 256 Preset Tour Preset Tour 001 to 008 Autopan Autopan 001 to Shadow Tour Shadow Tour 001 to 008 IR Func. Day/Night Auto, On, Off Exit OSD TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 60 6BAppendix B: Camera settings checklist TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 61: Appendix C Warranty And Contact Information

    Appendix C Warranty and contact information Warranty information The warranty period for the TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera is three years from the date of delivery. Contacting support For help installing, operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting this product, refer to this document and any other documentation provided. If you still have questions, contact us during business hours (Monday through Friday, excluding holidays).
  • Page 62 7BAppendix C: Warranty and contact information Latin America 1 305.593.4300 InfraSec.TechnicalServicesLatinAmerica@ge.com InfraSecCustomerService.LatinAmerica@ge.com China, India, Singapore, Taiwan, Southeast Asia ges.asiatechservice@ge.com TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 63: Index

    10 On-screen information, 21 OSD menus Day/night access programming menus, 25 settings, 42 description, 23 Default settings OSD menus, 51 language selection, 27 Defaults navigate programming menus, 25 reset remotely, 35 overview, 22 TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...
  • Page 64 Privacy mask, 45 Video invert, 38 Product overview, 1 Proportional speed, 40 Protocols supported, 10 functions supported by third parties, 11 White balance settings, 37 Wire the camera, 15 RS-485 communication set, 12 TruVision Mini PTZ 12X Camera User Manual...