Issue Date Revisions 07/10 New document for HCD5MIH/X release. Generally describes the functionality of the firmware of the Honeywell Color Day/Night Network Camera. 10/10 Added correct screen shots and the correct content for SnapShot and Rebooting cameras. 11/10 Corrected the description of the Compression Settings; added an explanation of PSIA compliance;...
• Chapter 3, Installing the Honeywell IP Utility and Web-Client Software, describes how to install and use the Honeywell IP Utility and Web-Client software. • Chapter 4, IP Camera Web-Client, describes how to use the Web-Client application to view video and configure the available settings for the network camera.
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Warranty and Service Subject to the terms and conditions listed on the Product warranty, during the warranty period Honeywell will repair or replace, at its sole option, free of charge, any defective products returned prepaid. In the event you have a problem with any Honeywell product, please call Customer Service at 1.800.796.CCTV for assistance or to request a Return Merchandise...
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Introduction The Honeywell High Resolution True Day/Night Network Box Camera provides high picture quality remote video surveillance over a network connection. See Table 1-1 for a list of camera models. Table 1-1 Network Camera Model Numbers Model Number Description HCD5MIH...
Introduction Features The Honeywell Megapixel IP Box Camera has the following features: • 720p (1280 x 720) resolution for the HCD5MIH/X models • 1/4" color CMOS progressive scan sensor • Moveable Infrared (IR) cut filter ensures excellent low light performance •...
• One CD containing the product software and the User Guide If any parts are missing or damaged, contact the dealer you purchased the camera from or call Honeywell Customer Service (see Warranty and Service on page 13). Document 800-07067 Rev C...
Installation and Setup Overview of the Installation Procedure This network camera is intended for indoor use only. If you choose to mount the camera outdoors, you must employ a suitable weatherproof enclosure (such as Honeywell’s HHC12 camera housing). See www.honeywellvideo.com for information on Honeywell weatherproof enclosures and mounting brackets.
Some installation codes state that the mounting bracket must be capable of supporting up to four times the combined weight of the camera and lens. For outdoor applications, mount the camera inside a weatherproof enclosure. See www.honeywellvideo.com for information on Honeywell weatherproof enclosures. Document 800-07067 Rev C 11/10...
Installation and Setup Figure 2-2 Camera Mount Use standard size mounting bolts (1/4 x 20) to mount the camera on a bracket or tripod. Wiring Figure 2-3 Camera Connections Analog video connection for a spot monitor 24 VAC power Alarm input (maximum rated voltage level 24 VDC) and output.
HCD5MIH/X 720p True Day/Night Network Box Camera Reference Guide Network RJ-45 Ethernet Connection The main video connection for your network camera will be made through your Ethernet network connection. Connect the Ethernet connector on the rear of the camera to your network using an Ethernet (10Base-T, 100Base-TX) cable.
Installation and Setup Note To ease installation, the terminal block can be removed. The power connections of the removable terminal block are not polarity-sensitive. Connect either power lead to either connector terminal. Secure the power leads by tightening the terminal screws until snug. Plug the power supply into an appropriate power source.
HCD5MIH/X 720p True Day/Night Network Box Camera Reference Guide The network camera has one alarm input and one alarm output available to connect to peripheral devices (Figure 2-4). Figure 2-4 Alarm Connections ALARM Connect mechanical or electrical switches to the alarm input connection to allow event-triggered recording.
Installation and Setup Figure 2-6 Alarm Output Connection – ALARM – The alarm output can be configured to provide normally open or normally closed contacts (see Alarm Settings on page to configure the alarm output). Contacts will be rated for 12 VDC @ 0.5 A.
About the Honeywell IP Utility and Web-Client About the Honeywell IP Utility The Honeywell IP Utility is a software application that is installed from a CD or downloaded from the Honeywell Systems Group website (www.honeywellvideo.com). It is installed on a local workstation and primarily used by Administrators to configure the ®...
• Configure compression settings. • Configure alarm and audio settings. User Profiles: Honeywell IP Utility and Web-Client Both the Honeywell IP Utility and the Web-Client have two user types: Administrator and Guest as described in Table 3-1. Note Only one user, an Administrator or a Guest, can be logged on at a time.
Contact the network administrator if there are any questions regarding the local area network (LAN) or any other network related issues. Install the Honeywell IP Utility on a work station with the minimum requirements (outlined Table 3-2). After the IP Utility is installed, the same computer workstation can be used to access the Web-Client.
Locate your device in the list (for example, click Cameras for HCD5MIH/X series cameras). Under Honeywell IP Utility, download, extract and open the Honeywell IP Utility Set-up.exe icon from where you extracted the file. When the Honeywell IP Utility InstallShield Wizard opens, follow the instructions.
During the installation set up, you must log on as an Administrator to access all the features. Click the arrow button The Honeywell IP Utility program searches for devices on the network and opens to the Honeywell IP Utility user interface. Automatically discover or manually refresh the list of devices on the network.
Installing the Honeywell IP Utility and Web-Client Software Figure 3-3 Honeywell IP Utility User Interface Refresh button Use the Product Filter drop-down Connect button menu to select a specific device, HCD5MIH/X such as all cameras. Disconnect button Limited/No connectivity button The About menu displays the software version installed.
HCD5MIH/X 720p True Day/Night Network Box Camera Reference Guide Step 4: Connect to a Device and Configure Network Settings When you log on to the IP Utility, the devices on the network — including the devices on other subnets — are automatically discovered and are listed in the Discovery pane. After the initial discovery, auto-refresh continues to discover devices that are newly added to the network.
Option Description Device Name By default, the device name is the device type plus the MAC Address. Honeywell recommends, for security, that you change the device name. IP Address The IP address of the device on the network.The camera obtains an IP address by static or dynamic (automatic) means.
HCD5MIH/X 720p True Day/Night Network Box Camera Reference Guide Updating IP Network Settings Automatically In the Discovery pane, select the device and click Connect From the System tab click the Obtain an IP Address automatically check box. Enter a Device Name, for example, FrontLobbyCam01.
It is important to click Apply in order to save any configuration change. Log onto the Web-Client. There are two ways to launch the Web-Client and log on— via the Honeywell IP Utility Program or directly from Internet Explorer. Honeywell IP Utility Log onto the Honeywell IP Utility program.
Figure 3-5 ActiveX Prompt Click Yes. Follow the InstallShield Wizard prompts to install the secure Honeywell IP ActiveX on your PC. The InstallShield Wizard Completed message indicates a successful ActiveX upgrade. Click Finish. The Web-Client interface opens and live streaming video displays on the monitor.
Uninstall Honeywell IP Utility. Click Yes. The Honeywell IP Utility is uninstalled. During the uninstallation process, you are prompted to also uninstall the Bonjour program. Click Yes to remove Bonjour or No to only uninstall the Honeywell IP Utility. Click Finish.
Remove. The Honeywell IP Utility is uninstalled. During the uninstallation process, you are prompted to also uninstall the Bonjour program. Click Yes to remove Bonjour or No to only uninstall the Honeywell IP Utility. Click Finish. Document 800-07067 Rev C...
Installing the Honeywell IP Utility and Web-Client Software...
IP Camera Web-Client Before you launch the Honeywell IP Web-Client, ensure that you complete the following sections before configuring your HCD5MIH/X camera: • Chapter 2, Installation and Setup • Chapter 3, Installing the Honeywell IP Utility and Web-Client Software This chapter covers: •...
Note The web page where you log on to the Honeywell IP Utility and any IP device web page (for example, the IP Web-Client) look very similar. You can tell the difference between the two sites by the IP address in the web browser as well...
• The default Guest password is guest. Click The Honeywell IP Utility program searches for devices on the network and opens to the Honeywell IP Utility user interface. In the Discovery pane, double-click the device you want to connect to.
IP Camera Web-Client Note If the Launch Browser button is inactive, then you must enable Enable HTTP Server. Click to enable the HTTP Server, and then click Apply. The Launch Browser button should then be enabled. Logging Onto the Web-Client from Internet Explorer From Internet Explorer (v6.0+), enter the URL (IP address of the device) in the Address bar to open the logon window.
HCD5MIH/X 720p True Day/Night Network Box Camera Reference Guide Navigating the Web-Client User Interface Figure 4-2 Web-Client Window Layout: Administrator Log On The URL corresponds to the IP Address as Click Logout to exit the program. configured in the IP Utility. Confirm the user type logged in.
IP Camera Web-Client Figure 4-3 Web-Client: Administrator User The menu bar displays When an alarm is which user is logged on Click to select the detected, an alarm and provides a link to log video stream. message appears here out of the application. to notify the operator.
Depending on the hardware installation, there is a tab called either Device Information or Device Settings. In both cases, the IP and Firmware Settings panel mirrors the information available in the Honeywell IP Utility. It provides read-only network settings, firmware settings, and video formats without having to access the IP Utility.
IP Camera Web-Client Figure 4-6 IP and Firmware Settings: Device Information Tab Device Name as entered in the IP Utility program IP Address on the network (DHCP/Static/APIPA) Subnet Mask and Default Gateway address that connects the camera to the network MAC Address is a factory assigned address unique for each device Firmware Settings including...
HCD5MIH/X 720p True Day/Night Network Box Camera Reference Guide Compression Settings The video signal sent from the camera to the Web-Client has a number of settings that can be edited which affect how the video displays in the Web-Client. The Compression Settings view enables you to configure these settings: •...
IP Camera Web-Client Video Codec Settings Tab Figure 4-8 Video Codec Settings Tab Available Functions Primary Stream Secondary Stream Set the Resolution Set the Frame Rate Set the Priority for Quality or Bit Rate Set the Compression Ratio Set the Target Bit Rate Set the Maximum Bit Rate (kbps) Default settings shown for NTSC models Set the GOP (Group of Pictures)
HCD5MIH/X 720p True Day/Night Network Box Camera Reference Guide Table 4-4 Compression Settings(cont’d) Setting Options Description Select this Priority Field Setting Description field setting Quality Maximum Bit Rate If the actual bit rate (use statistics to determine) from the camera momentarily exceeds the (see Figure 4-9)
IP Camera Web-Client Click Apply. Adjustments in your compression settings are captured in the statistics. As you make adjustments, the Statistics field acts as a visual reminder of how your settings affect the bit rate, frame rate, and bandwidth usage. When you are satisfied with your settings —...
HCD5MIH/X 720p True Day/Night Network Box Camera Reference Guide Figure 4-10 Camera Setup Auto Exposure The Auto Exposure settings allow the user to access and configure exposure-related settings as described in Table 4-5. Note You must click Apply after you make changes to any settings to save those changes.
IP Camera Web-Client Table 4-5 Auto Exposure Settings (cont’d) Setting Options Description Flickerless Off, On Eliminates the “flicker” that can appear in an image under certain lighting conditions (for example, fluorescent lighting). This setting is not available if you have selected ELC. Off, Low, High Automatically provides a clear image under low-light conditions.
HCD5MIH/X 720p True Day/Night Network Box Camera Reference Guide Note You must click Apply after you make changes to any settings to save those changes. Settings are not saved unless you click Apply. Table 4-6 White Balance Settings Option Description AWC Auto (Auto White An automatic white balance mode that can be used in Balance Control Mode)
IP Camera Web-Client Figure 4-11 Video Analytics Tab Each Tamper Detection Setting provides 3 threshold levels: High (80%), Medium (50%) and Low (30%). Each setting has three threshold levels: high (80%), medium (50%) and low (30%). When these thresholds are exceeded, camera sabotage or motion is detected, and alarm messages appear above the video display and alarm signals are sent to DVRs/NVRs (see Figure 4-13).
HCD5MIH/X 720p True Day/Night Network Box Camera Reference Guide Figure 4-13 Video Analytics Alarm Message Configuring Video Blur Detection The video appears blurred when the camera is exposed to elements such as water. When this occurs, video blurring in the field of view is detected and an alarm message appears (see Figure 4-13) above the video display.
IP Camera Web-Client In the Blinding Threshold list, select one of the following options: Table 4-8 Blinding Threshold Values Value To detect … High (80%) Maximum blinding. The alarm message appears when your camera is blinded by 80% or more. Medium (50%) Medium blinding.
HCD5MIH/X 720p True Day/Night Network Box Camera Reference Guide Click Apply. Note To turn off camera field of view change detection, select Disable in the Scene Change Threshold list. Disable is the default value. Note You must click Apply after you make changes to any settings to save those changes.
IP Camera Web-Client Note To disable a zone, click the VMD drop-down menu, then select Disable. Alarm and Audio Figure 4-15 Audio and IO Settings Tab Alarm Settings Connect external devices such as sirens or flashing lights to the alarm output connector to signal camera users that an alarm is activated.
HCD5MIH/X 720p True Day/Night Network Box Camera Reference Guide Audio Settings The network camera supports bi-directional audio. There are two supported voice band channels that function in full duplex mode. Connect industry-standard line level audio input and output to the back of your camera. See Connecting Audio on page for more...
Troubleshooting Technical Support Prior to calling Honeywell technical support, refer to the following topics for possible solutions to problems with your network camera. To contact the Honeywell Video Systems technical support team, call 1-800-796-2288 (North America only) or send an e-mail to HVSsupport@honeywell.com.
Troubleshooting Problem: Cannot Connect to a Device When the following message (Figure A-1) displays in the status bar of the IP Utility, your device connection is limited. Usually this warning state indicates that your PC and the device you are connecting to are on different subnets. Contact your network administrator for help to resolve your network issue(s).
Specifications Note These specifications refer to all models, except where otherwise noted. Specifications are subject to change without notice. Video Signal Specifications NTSC Scanning System: Progressive Image Sensor: 1/4” CMOS Number of Pixels (H x V): 1280 x 720 (HD) Minimum Illumination: 0.15 lux color @ 50 IRE, F1.2 Video Output (local):...
Pentium IV CPU 3.1 GHz or equivalent AMD requirements: 1 GB RAM Windows® 2003/XP/7 Installation, Management, and Honeywell IP Utility software identifies the IP address, Maintenance: checks the status of the device. Firmware upgrades over HTTP, firmware available at www.honeywellvideo.com. Supported Protocols:...
Glossary AGC (Automatic Gain Control) Video Amplifier in a camera that boosts the amount of video gain (including the noise) to maintain a 1V p-p (1-volt peak-to-peak) video signal output. It becomes operational when the light level is low. The circuit is designed to compensate for fluctuations in scene illumination which would cause the video output level to be too low.
Glossary PAL (Phase Alternate Line) A standard of specifications for television transmission for color TV signals used in West Germany, England, Holland, Australia, and several other countries. It uses an interlaced format with 625 lines per frame at 25 frames per second. PoE (Power over Ethernet) A method of powering Ethernet-connected devices via the Ethernet cabling as defined in the IEEE 802.3af standard.
HCD5MIH/X 720p True Day/Night Network Box Camera Reference Guide Index DayToNight ActiveX control detect time administrator flickerless privileges administrator password, default NightToDay AGC (Automatic Gain Control) compression ratio, setting AGC (automatic gain control) compression settings 47, alarm configuration bit rate alarm output settings frame rate alarm settings...
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HCD5MIH/X 720p True Day/Night Network Box Camera Reference Guide thresholds, video analytics quality quality priority setting uninstalling, software upgrading firmware user manuals, how to find installed user profiles refresh button resolution resolution, setting video analytics tab format viewing live scene change threshold 53, video analytics security settings, ActiveX blinding threshold...