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DCS-1000
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    DCS-1000 Internet Camera Manual...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Recommended: PC or Notebook to Access the Internet Camera......3 FEATURES AND BENEFITS ....................4 PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION....................5 .........................5 RONT ANEL ...........................6 ANEL ........................7 OTTOM ANEL UNPACKING THE DCS-1000 .....................8 DCS-1000 ............8 ONNECTING TO THE AMERA TAND HARDWARE INSTALLATION..................9 SECURITY..........................10 SOFTWARE INSTALLATIO N ..................11 ......................11 ONFIGURATION ......................12...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    IP A ...................38 OW TO HANGE DDRESS Change IP Address......................38 ....................40 OW TO DD A AMERA Add Camera ........................40 ....................43 OW TO ELETE A AMERA Delete Camera ........................43 ....................44 OW TO IEW A AMERA View Camera ........................44 ..................45 OW TO NAP SHOT A AMERA Snap shot Camera ......................45...

  • Page 4: About This Guide, Introduction, System Requirement

    IPView application. Introduction Thank you for the purchase of DCS-1000 connecting directly to an Ethernet or Fast Ethernet. It is different from the conventional PC Camera, DCS-1000 is a standalone system with built-in CPU and web-based solutions providing a low cost solution that can transmit high quality video images for monitoring.

  • Page 5: Features And Benefits

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

  • Page 6: Physical Description, Front Panel

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

  • Page 7: Rear Panel

    Configuration section for detailed information and usage. LAN LED The LAN LED is positioned on the far right side of the DCS-1000’s lens while facing DCS-1000. It is located right of the Power LED. Steady orange confirms good connection to LAN connectivity.

  • Page 8: Bottom Panel

    Bottom Panel Screw Hole Screw Hole Located on the bottom panel of DCS-1000 the screw hole is used to connect the camera stand onto DCS-1000 by attaching the screw head on the camera stand into the screw hole of DCS-1000.

  • Page 9: Unpacking The Dcs-1000

    DCS-1000 comes with a camera stand with a swivel ball screw head that can be attached to DCS-1000's bottom screw hole. Attach the camera stand to DCS-1000 and station it for your application. There are three holes located in the base of the camera stand allowing the DCS-1000 to be mounted on the ceiling or any wall securely.

  • Page 10: Hardware Installation

    Hardware Installation This section describes the Hardware installation procedure for DCS-1000. 1. Connect an Ethernet cable Connect an Ethernet cable to the network cable connector located on DCS-1000’s rear panel and attach it to the network. 2. Attach the external power supply...

  • Page 11: Security

    "User Name" and "User Password" which is assigned by the Administrator. Administrator can release a public user name and password so when remote users access DCS-1000 they will have the right to view the image transmitted by DCS-1000. Note: When DCS-1000 is used for the first time it is highly recommended the Administrator sets the "Admin ID"...

  • Page 12: Software Installatio N, W Eb C Onfiguration

    From the web browser enter the default IP address to access the Home screen of DCS-1000 to configure your DCS-1000 type “http ://192.168.0.20” in the address box. The number is the default IP address of your DCS-1000. Press Enter Note: The PC’s IP address must correspond with the DCS-1000’s IP address in the...

  • Page 13: Main Menu Image, S Ystem A Dministration

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

  • Page 14: System Administration - System

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

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

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    “PPPoE” option and enter the Service Name, User ID and Password into the respective fields. DCS-1000 will get an IP address from the ISP each time DCS-1000 starts up. DNS IP Address: DNS (Domain Name System) server is an Internet service that translates domain names (ie.

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    DNS server. Open Second Port: The Web Server field allows settings to open a second port for DCS-1000. This will permit users IP Sharing Gateways to support multiple DCS-1000s. By default Port 80 is always opened for DCS-1000 Web Server access. Select “Yes”...

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    Port 84 map to 192.168.0.104 Port 85 map to 192.168.0.105 The Transfer Image field allows settings to open a second port for DCS-1000 to transfer images. The default Port 8481 is open image transfer and you can define a second port similar to the above.

  • Page 19: System Administration - Image

    System Administration - Image Image menu in the system administration contains commands to provide the settings for the images captured by DCS-1000. Click on “Image” in the system administration menu bar and the Image screen will appear as illustrated below: Click on “Home”...

  • Page 20: System Administration - Users

    50 Hz or 60 Hz (default). Note: 50 Hz and 60 Hz variants are available to accommodate the different light frequency found in USA (60 Hz) and Europe (50 Hz) for the DCS-1000 to ensure better image quality. Save/Cancel: After making sure all settings in the Image are correct, click on the “Save”...

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

  • Page 22: System Administration – Datetime

    System Administration – DateTime The DateTime menu contains commands for setting DCS-1000's time and date requirements to provide correct information to users who might be thousands of miles away in the remote site. There are two options to select from the DateTime menu bar either Synchronized with Time Server or Set Manually.

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    Note 2: When you select Set Manually, each time DCS-1000 is powered off and on you must re-enter the details once again due to time lost. Save/Cancel: After making sure all settings in the DateTime are correct, click on the “Save”...

  • Page 24: System Administration – Trigger

    The Trigger menu contains commands for the I/O Trigger connectors providing the physical interface for 2 digital output and 2 digital input that is used for connecting a diversity of external alarm devices to DCS-1000 such as IR-Sensor and alarm relay.

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    Output 1 time and Output 2 time in seconds. Save/Cancel: After making sure all settings in the System are correct, click on the “Save” icon to store the settings for the DCS-1000. You can alternatively click on the...

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    When connecting other devices through the I/O connectors, please make sure the maximum current of 100mA is strictly observed. Any failure to do so might cause a loss of power to DCS-1000 and possibly cause serious damage to the Network Camera.

  • Page 27: System Administration - Information, System Administration - Tools

    Home Screen Reset: The Reset command restarts DCS-1000 just like turning the device off and on and saved settings are retained. The Reset panel contains the message “Do you really want to reset this device?” and a YES button. If you do not want to reset DCS-1000, exit the panel without clicking YES, otherwise, click on the “YES”...

  • Page 28: View Image – Activex Mode

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

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

  • Page 30: View Image – Java Mode

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

  • Page 31: Ipview Application Installation, I Nstallation

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

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

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    A prompt will appear and in the Destination Location dialog box, you may click on “Next” to accept the recommended destination location or click on “Browse” to select another location. After specifying the desired destination location, click on “Next” to proceed further. The Select Program Folder prompt will appear providing information of where the IPView application will be located, click on “Next”...

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    or click on the “Finish” icon to complete the installation procedure After successfully installing the IPView, the application program for DCS- 1000 is automatically installed to \Programs\Files Directory. start running IPView click windows Start Menu/Programs/IPView/IPView...

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    Once IPView is executed a Login prompt will appear, you must enter the default User Name: “admin” into the respective field and click on “OK” to log into the application. Once login, the IPView application is executed and the IPView interface will appear as follows in the default List View format:...

  • Page 36: Ipview – Getting Started, Ipview

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

  • Page 37: How To Change Password, Change Password

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

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    To change the User Name and Password select “Tools” > “Options”. The Options dialog box will appear as illustrated below. The administrator needs to enter a User Name , Password and Confirm password into the respective fields. Once all the new details are entered click on the “OK”...

  • Page 39: How To Change Ip Addres, Change Ip Address

    How to Change IP Address Change IP Address To change an IP Address for a camera select “Camera” > “Add”. An Add Camera dialog box will appear as illustrated below. Click on the “Browse” icon, the Browse Camera dialog box will appear with a blank screen as illustrated below.

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    You must highlight the camera you wish to change the IP Address and click on the “Change IP” icon and the Change IP Address dialog box will appear as depicted below: Enter the new IP Address along with the Subnet Mask and Default gateway into the respective fields and click on the “OK”...

  • Page 41: Add Camera

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

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

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

  • Page 44: How To Delete A Camera, Delete Camera

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

  • Page 45: How To View A Camera, View Camera

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

  • Page 46: Snap Shot Camera, Property Setting

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

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    IP Assignment There are two options to select from the IP Assignment either Manually Assign or Assign Automatically Using. Please refer to the Web Configuration section under “System Administration – System” for further details. DNS (Domain Name System) server is an Internet service that translates domain names into IP addresses.

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    Wireless (Please skip this section if your camera is not wireless) Allows setting for connection mode, network name, wireless channel, and WEP key. Please refer to the Web Configuration section under “System Administration – System” for further details. Misc Allows setting for LED Control, ActiveX control location, and second port. Please refer Configuration...

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    Image Image provides the settings for the video image of the camera such as brightness, contrast, hue, resolution, compression, frame rate, and light freq. Please refer Configuration section under “System Administration – Image” for further details. Users Contain commands to allow system administrator to assign legal users who are permitted to monitor the camera from the remote site by Add or Delete user.

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    To add a user click on the “Add” icon and the Add User dialog box will appear. Enter the User Name and Password into the specific field. Select the I/O Output Control to give users the privilege of accessing the I/O Output Control.

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

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    Trigger 2 Contains commands for setting the I/O Trigger connectors providing the physical interface for 1 digital output and 1 digital input that is used for connecting a diversity of external alarm devices to the camera such as IR- Sensor and alarm relay. Please refer to the Web Configuration section under “System Administration –...

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

  • Page 54: Menu Bar, Menu Bar - File, Menu Bar – View

    Note: Alternatively you can click the Property icon as illustrated or use the hot key “F2”. Menu Bar The menu bar provides easier access for users to navigate the IPView with different selections along with hot key capabilities as follows: Menu Bar - File “File”...

  • Page 55: Columns, Viewing Format, List View

    Columns When “Columns” is launched a dialog box will appear allowing the option to choose the columns one would like to display in List View as illustrated below. Viewing Format You can view the format in “List” view. The “List” viewing format allows easy management and control of each camera.

  • Page 56: Menu Bar - Camera

    Note: Right click the mouse pad on any kind of the camera will bring up a context sensitive menu which shows the actions you can apply to the selected camera. Double click on the desired camera will bring up the Property dialog box. To update camera list view just click on the “Refresh”...

  • Page 57: Enable Function, Menu Bar - Tools, Menu Bar - Help

    Enable Function By default the video image is enabled. There will be a “check” next to the Enable command to show that the Enable function is working. To disable real-time image select “Camera” > “Enable” and real-time video image will stop and shutdown.

  • Page 58: Ipv Iew I Con D Escription

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

  • Page 59: Context Sensitive Menu

    Context Sensitive Menu In list view format by highlighting a camera and right clicking the mouse pad will bring up a context sensitive menu for features such as “Add”, “Delete”, “Property”, “Enable”, and “Snap shot”.

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    In view mode format click on the icon located on the upper left corner of the screen and a case sensitive menu will appear as illustrated below. Features such as “Enable”, “Snap shot”, “List”, “1 Camera”, “4 Cameras”, “9 Cameras”, “16 Cameras”, “Previous Page” and “Next Page” will be available.

  • Page 61: Uninstall Ipview Application

    Uninstall IPView Application Click on windows Start Menu / Settings / Control Pane l. A prompt screen will be displayed like the one below and double click on the Add/Remove Programs icon.

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    From the Add/Remove Programs Properties Menu, select “IPView” as illustrated below. Then click on the “Remove” button. A new prompt screen will be displayed like the one below confirming the removal. Click on the “OK” icon to continue the process or click on the “Cancel”...

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    The InstallShield Wizard prompt will appear and click on “Finish” to complete the uninstallation procedure.

  • Page 64: Appendix, Frequently Asked Questions

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

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    A: No, DCS-1000 is an Internet Camera used only on Ethernet and Fast Ethernet network. Q: Can DCS-1000 be connected on the network if it consists of only private IP addresses? A: DCS-1000 can be connected to LAN with private IP addresses.

  • Page 66: Ping Your Ip Address

    DCS-1000 from the network. Start a DOS window. Type ping x.x.x.x, where x.x.x.x is the IP address of the DCS-1000. The succeeding replies as illustrated below will provide useful explanation to the cause of the problem with DCS-1000 IP address.

  • Page 67: Trouble Shooting

    IP address from this workstation. To verify make sure the first 3 sections of the IP address of the DCS-1000 corresponds to the first 3 sections of the workstation. Therefore the IP address of the DCS-1000 must be set from a workstation on the same subnet.

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

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    Applying only 16 or 256 colors on your computer will produce dithering artifacts in the image. A2: The configuration on the DCS-1000 image display is incorrect. Through the Web Configuration Image section you need to adjust the image related parameter for improve images such as brightness, contrast, hue and light frequency.

  • Page 70: I/o Connector

    I/O Connector I/O Connector Definition for DCS-1000 An 8-pole connector is provided for auxiliary IO connections to the DCS-1000. The IO connector provides the physical interface for 2 digital output and 2 digital input that is used for connecting a diversity of external alarm devices to the DCS-1000 such as IR-Sensor and alarm relay.

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

  • Page 72: Upgrade Firmware

    Upgrade Firmware User’s can update firmware from the IPView application. Select “Camera” > “Properties” and the Camera Property dialog box will appear. Select the Tools tab and enter the full path of the firmware binary file name in the Update Firmware field or you can click on the “Browse” icon to select the file. Once the firmware file is entered click on the “Update”...

  • Page 73: Time Zone Table

    Time Zone Table...

  • Page 75: Xplug Control Installation

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

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

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    The License Agreement prompt will appear as below. Read the details carefully and click on the “Yes” icon to continue with the installation procedure. Click on the “Finish” button to complete Setup of the Xplug Control Utility program for DCS-1000.

  • Page 79: Adjust Internet Camera Focus

    NOT over turn the lens in either of the directions as it will be out of focus. Unless you want to substitute the lens DO NOT unscrew more than 1.0mm apart from the Fixed Lens Assembly. Keep in mind while adjusting DCS-1000's focus you can review the image quality from the Web browser. Fixed Lens Assembly...

  • Page 80: Replacing The Lens

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

  • Page 81: Specification

    Specification Video Specification Resolution: 640 x 480 pixel Sensor: 1/3” color CMOS sensor Gain control: Automatic Exposure: Automatic White Balance: Automatic Shutter: Electronics 1/60 ~ 1/15000 sec Minimum Illumination: 2.5lux@f1.4, 3000K color Focal Length: 6.0 mm Aperture: F=1.8 Focus Extent: 20 cm - Lens mounting: Fixed board lens, CS-mount type...

  • Page 82: Browser Support, Operating Environment

    Pin 7 Output Port (2+) Pin 8 Output Port (2-) Note: The output voltage is DC 5V and maximum current is 100mA. LED Indicator: Power LED (Blue) LAN Activity LED (Orange) Note: LED three mode setting can be changed by software. (Normal / Off / Dummy) Power Supply: DC 5V/2.4A, switching type Power Communication: 4.5 Watt (900mA x 5V)

  • Page 83: Technical Support

    Technical Support D-Link provides free technical support for customers within the United States during the warranty period. U.S. customers can contact D-Link Technical Support through our web site, e-mail or by phone. D-Link Technical Support over Telephone: (949) 790-5290 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday thru Friday D-Link Technical Support over the Internet: www.dlink.com...

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