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Version 1.0 | June 13, 2013
User Manual
Pan & Tilt Day/Night Network Camera
DCS-5010L

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Version 1.0 | June 13, 2013 User Manual Pan & Tilt Day/Night Network Camera DCS-5010L...

  • 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: Table Of Contents

    Active User ................42 mydlink ...................18 Troubleshooting ..............43 Configuration ..............19 Technical Specifications ..........46 Using the Web Configuration Interface ......19 Contacting Technical Support ........48 Live Video ..................20 Setup ....................21 Warranty ................49 Wizard ..................21 Internet Connection Setup Wizard ......22 Registration ..............56 D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 4: Product Overview

    Section 1 - Product Overview Product Overview Package Contents • DCS-5010L Pan & Tilt Day/Night Network Camera • CAT5 Ethernet Cable • Power Adapter • Quick Install Guide • Mounting Bracket and Screws If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller.

  • Page 5: Introduction

    Congratulations on your purchase of the DCS-5010L Pan & Tilt Day/Night Network Camera. The DCS-5010L is a versatile and unique solution for your home or small office. Unlike a standard webcam, the DCS-5010L is a complete system with a built-in CPU and web server that transmits high quality video images for security and surveillance.

  • Page 6: Features

    Pan/Tilt for Wide Viewing Area Patrol a large area with one camera thanks to the DCS-5010L’s pan and tilt functions. You can use the web interface to manually adjust the camera lens position, or set up to 24 pre-defined preset positions, enabling you to quickly move to frequently used points of interest.

  • Page 7: Hardware Overview

    Section 1 - Product Overview Hardware Overview Front View Light Sensor IR LED Camera Lens Manual Focus Bezel Microphone WPS LED Power and Link LED D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 8: Rear View

    Section 1 - Product Overview Rear View Power Connector Ethernet Port WPS Button Reset Button D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 9: Installation

    Installation There are three ways to set up your camera: Zero Configuration Setup: If you have a mydlink-enabled router (D-Link cloud router), this is the easiest way to set up your camera. Refer to “Zero Configuration Setup” on page 10.

  • Page 10: Zero Configuration Setup

    Step 1 - Connect the Ethernet Cable and Power Cable Use the included Ethernet cable and plug it into the camera. Plug the other end into an available (LAN) port on your D-Link Cloud Router. Connect the power adapter into the power port on the back of the camera.

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    Step 4 - Register Device to mydlink A summary and confirmation notification will appear with the automatically configured details. Make a note of the details and click Yes to add the camera to your account. DCS-5010L D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 12

    “Configuration” on page 19 for advanced configuration. Note: If the live image is blurry or out of focus, you can manually adjust the focus by rotating the manual focus bezel surrounding the camera lens. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 13: Camera Setup Wizard

    Click Set up your Cloud Camera to go through the Setup Wizard, which will guide you step-by-step through the installation process from connecting your hardware to configuring your camera and registering it with your mydlink account. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 14: Manual Hardware Installation

    “WPS - Push Button Setup” on page 16. If your router does not support WPS, you will still be able to set up your camera’s wireless settings in the camera’s web interface. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 15: Wireless Installation Considerations

    Section 2 - Installation Wireless Installation Considerations Your 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 16: Wps - Push Button Setup

    WPS feature. If you are not sure where the WPS button is on your router, please refer to your router’s User Manual. The DCS-5010L will automatically create a secure wireless connection to your router. While connecting, the blue LED will flash and your camera will reboot.

  • Page 17: Mounting Instructions

    Run the cables through the back of thumbscrew to lock the arm in place. the mounting bracket, securing them with the built-in guides. Be sure to leave enough cable length protruding from the top to allow connection to the camera. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 18: Mydlink

    After registering your DCS-5010L camera with a mydlink account in the Camera Installation 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 19: Configuration

    After completing the Camera Installation Wizard, your camera is ready to use. The camera’s built-in web configuration interface is designed to allow you to easily access and configure your DCS-5010L. There are two ways in which you can access your camera’s web configuration interface:...

  • Page 20: Live Video

    If you have set the night mode to manual, the night mode feature can be toggled using these buttons Note: If the live image is blurry or out of focus, you can manually adjust the focus by rotating the manual focus bezel surrounding the camera lens. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 21: Setup

    Manual Internet Connection Setup. Note: To register your camera with mydlink and enable its mydlink-related features, you will need to use the Camera Installation Wizard. Please refer to “Camera Setup Wizard” on page 13 for more details. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 22: Internet Connection Setup Wizard

    Section 3 - 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. Click Next to continue. Select what kind of Internet connection your camera should use: DHCP Connection (Default): If you are connected to a router, or are not sure which connection to use, select DHCP Connection.

  • Page 23

    Configure the correct time to ensure that all events are triggered, captured, and scheduled at the right time. Click Next to continue. This page displays your configured settings. Click Apply to save and activate your changes, or click Back to change your settings. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 24: Network Setup

    Enable this setting to configure your camera as a UPnP device in the network. You can also enable UPnP port forwarding. Bonjour Enable this setting to allow your camera to be discovered by the Settings: Bonjour service. You can also specify a Bonjour name for the device. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 25: Wireless Setup

    Wireless Select the wireless security mode used by your wireless network. If Security Mode: you select WEP or WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK, enter the password for your wireless network in the text box that appears. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 26: Dynamic Dns (ddns)

    Enter your username or e-mail used to connect to the DDNS. Password: Enter your password used to connect to the DDNS server. Timeout: This allows you to specify the periodic update time for the DDNS address. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 27: Image Setup

    Control: -5 and +5. Contrast Allows you to adjust the contrast level. Select a setting between -5 Control: and +5. Saturation Allows you to adjust the saturation level. Select a setting between -5 Control: and +5. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 28: Video

    Low, and Lowest. Default View Select the default encoding to use when viewing your video on the Mode: Live Video page. Light Select the frequency used by your lighting and power to help reduce Frequency: image flicker. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 29: Audio

    This section allows you to adjust the audio settings for your camera. Note: Please wait a few seconds for the camera to adjust the audio after making changes. Audio Settings: You may Enable or Disable the camera audio feed. Volume Select the desired volume percentage level. Settings: D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 30: Motion Detection

    Schedule that you define. Sensitivity: Specify the amount of difference required to determine whether there was motion. Detection Use your mouse to click on the areas of the video that you would like Areas: to monitor for motion. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 31: Mail

    Note: You can also use STARTTLS, which will use SMTP server port number 587. Note: If you want to use a Yahoo SMTP server, the SMTP server address will be different between each registered region, and only SMTP port 465 is supported for SSL-TLS. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 32

    This is the same as emailing images, as specified above, but will video clips take video clips according to the Video Limit settings you specify. to an email account: Test Email This will send a test email according to the email settings you have Account: specified above. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 33: Ftp

    Set how frequently you want images to be taken and uploaded. You Frequency: can choose to upload by frames per second, or by seconds per frame. Base File Name: Set the desired base file name for your snapshots. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

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    Specify the maximum file size and duration of the videos to be uploaded. Test FTP Server: Clicking on the Test button will send a test JPEG snapshot to the FTP server specified above to make sure that your settings are correct. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 35: Time And Date

    If Synchronize NTP Server is disabled, you can set the date and time and Time manually. You can also click on Copy Your Computer’s Time Settings Manually: to automatically set the date and time based on your computer’s settings. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 36: Day/night Mode

    This sets the camera to always use Night mode. Mode: Day Mode This sets the camera to use Day mode during the times you specify, Schedule: and will switch to Night mode outside the times you specify. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 37: Camera Control

    • Enter a name to help you easily identify the preset. • Click on the Set button to save the preset. • Any pre-saved positions can be cleared by selecting the desired preset and clicking on the Clear button. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 38: Maintenance

    Add. A maximum of 8 user accounts can be created. User List: Displays the account names of authorized users. You can modify or delete an account by clicking on its modify or delete icon. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 39: System

    To Factory to the factory defaults. Please note that this will erase any changes Default: you have made to the settings of the camera. Reboot The Click the Reboot the Device button to reboot the camera. Device: D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 40: Firmware Upgrade

    Section 3 - Configuration Firmware Upgrade Your current firmware version and date will be displayed on your screen. You may go to the D-Link Support Page to check for the latest firmware versions available. To upgrade the firmware on your DCS-5010L, download the latest firmware from the D-Link Support Page to your local hard drive.

  • Page 41: Status

    Section 3 - Configuration Status Device Info This section displays all the detailed information about your device and network settings. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 42: Active User

    Section 3 - Configuration Active User This page lists all the active users’ information including the User Name, IP address, and the time that camera access began. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 43: Troubleshooting

    You can manually adjust the focus of the lens by rotating the bezel on the front of the camera (surrounding the lens). While watching the live view, rotate the bezel until the desired level of focus is achieved. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 44

    7. The camera is producing noisy images. How can I solve the problem? The video images might be noisy if the camera is used in a very low light environment. Try switching to night mode if you are consistently monitoring a low light area. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 45

    Java installed. Java can be downloaded from http://www.java.com If you are using Internet Explorer with a version number 6 or lower, then you will need to upgrade your Web browser software in order to view the streaming video transmitted by the Network Camera. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 46: Technical Specifications

    • 8 MB • DHCP Client • NTP Client (D-Link) RESET BUTTON • DNS Client • Reset to factory default • DDNS Client (Dyndns and D-Link) VIDEO CODECS • SMTP Client • H.264 • FTP Client • MJPEG • HTTP Server •...

  • Page 47

    • 20-80% RH non-condensing 3A CONTROL EMISSION (EMI), SAFETY & OTHER CERTIFICATIONS • AGC (Auto Gain Control) • FCC Class B • AWB (Auto White Balance) • IC • AES (Auto Electronic Shutter) • C-Tick • CE D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 48: Contacting Technical Support

    • Hardware Revision (located on the label on the bottom of the Network Camera (e.g., rev A1)) • Serial Number (s/n number located on the label on the bottom of the Network Camera). You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website as well as frequently asked questions and answers to technical issues.

  • Page 49: Warranty

    Any repair or replacement will be rendered by D-Link at an Authorized D-Link Service Office. The replacement hardware need not be new or have an identical make, model or part. D-Link may, at its option, replace the defective Hardware or any part thereof with any reconditioned product that D-Link reasonably determines is substantially equivalent (or superior) in all material respects to the defective Hardware.

  • Page 50

    Software or to refund the portion of the actual purchase price paid that is attributable to the Software. Except as otherwise agreed by D-Link in writing, the replacement Software is provided only to the original licensee, and is subject to the terms and conditions of the license granted by D-Link for the Software.

  • Page 51

    • The customer must submit with the product as part of the claim a written description of the Hardware defect or Software nonconformance in sufficient detail to allow D-Link to confirm the same, along with proof of purchase of the product (such as a copy of the dated purchase invoice for the product) if the product is not registered.

  • Page 52

    Purolator Canada or any common carrier selected by D-Link. Return shipping charges shall be prepaid by D-Link if you use an address in Canada, otherwise we will ship the product to you freight collect. Expedited shipping is available upon request and provided shipping charges are prepaid by the customer.

  • Page 53: Limitation Of Liability

    FOR WARRANTY SERVICE) RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE PRODUCT, RELATING TO WARRANTY SERVICE, OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF THIS LIMITED WARRANTY, EVEN IF D-LINK HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE SOLE REMEDY FOR A BREACH OF THE FOREGOING LIMITED WARRANTY IS REPAIR, REPLACEMENT OR REFUND OF THE DEFECTIVE OR NONCONFORMING PRODUCT.

  • Page 54

    The availability of some specific channels and/or operational frequency bands are country dependent and are firmware programmed at the factory to match the intended destination. The firmware setting is not accessible by the end user. D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

  • Page 55: Industry Canada Statement

    Appendix C - Warranty For detailed warranty information applicable to products purchased outside the United States, please contact the corresponding local D-Link office. Industry Canada Statement: This device complies with RSS-210 of the Industry Canada Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

  • Page 56: Registration

    Appendix D - Registration Registration Product registration is entirely voluntary and failure to complete or return this form will not diminish your warranty rights. Version 1.0 June 13, 2013 D-Link DCS-5010L User Manual...

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