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  • Page 1 USER MANUAL AXIS M3007–PV...
  • Page 2 Later version with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio of this document will be posted to the Axis website, as required. See communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference also the product’s online help, available via the web-based interface.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    AXIS Media Control (AMC) ........
  • Page 4: Hardware Overview

    AXIS M3007–PV Hardware Overview Hardware Overview Dome cover Control button Status LED microSD Card slot Network connector (PoE) (comes attached with the product) Connectors For technical specifications, see page 52. Network connector - RJ-45 Ethernet connector. Supports Power over Ethernet (PoE).
  • Page 5: Led Indicators

    Options > Storage > SD Card and click Unmount. Control button - The control button is used for: • Connecting to an AXIS Video Hosting System service. See page 40. To connect, press and hold the button for about 1 second until the Status LED flashes green. •...
  • Page 6: Accessing The Product

    Macintosh computer (Mac OS X), click on the Bonjour tab and select the product from the drop-down list. If you do not know the IP address, use AXIS IP Utility to locate the product on the network. For information about how to discover and assign an IP address, see the Installation and Management Software CD or the document Assign an IP Address and Access the Video Stream on Axis Support web at
  • Page 7: Access From The Internet

    Set the Root Password To gain access to the Axis product, you must set the password for the default administrator user root. This is done in the Configure Root Password dialog, which appears when the product is accessed for the first time.
  • Page 8: The Live View Page

    Restoring will reset all except IP parameters to the original factory settings. Set Power Line Frequency Power line frequency is set the first time the Axis product is accessed and can only be changed from Plain Config (see page 47) or by resetting the product to factory default.
  • Page 9 Enable this button from Live View Config > Action Buttons. AXIS Media Control viewer toolbar The AXIS Media Control viewer toolbar is available in Internet Explorer only. See AXIS Media Control (AMC), on page 11 for more information. The toolbar displays the following buttons: The Play button connects to the Axis product and starts playing a media stream.
  • Page 10 AXIS M3007–PV Accessing the Product Pan and Tilt bars – Use the arrows to pan and tilt the camera view, or click on a position on the bar to steer the camera view to that position. Zoom bar – Use the arrows to zoom in and out, or click on a position on the bar to zoom to that position.
  • Page 11: Media Streams

    Note also that all multicast viewers count as one unicast viewer in the maximum total of 20 simultaneous connections. AXIS Media Control negotiates with the Axis product to determine the transport protocol to use. The order of priority, listed in the AMC Control Panel, can be changed and the options disabled, to suit specific requirements.
  • Page 12: Alternative Methods Of Accessing The Video Stream

    AXIS M3007–PV Media Streams The AMC Control Panel can be used to configure various video settings. Please see the AXIS Media Control User’s Manual for more information. The AMC Control Panel is automatically installed on first use, after which it can be configured. Open the AMC Control Panel from: •...
  • Page 13 • The Axis product supports QuickTime 6.5.1 and later. • QuickTime adds latency to the video stream. • It may be possible to use other players to view the H.264 stream using the paths above, although Axis does not guarantee this.
  • Page 14: Setting Up The Product

    Setting Up the Product Setting Up the Product The Axis product can be configured by users with administrator or operator rights. To open the product’s Setup pages, click Setup in the top right-hand corner of the Live View page. •...
  • Page 15: Video

    AXIS M3007–PV Video Video It is possible to configure the following video features in your Axis product: • Video stream. See page 15. • Stream profiles. See page 19. • Camera settings. See page 19. • View areas. See page 21 •...
  • Page 16: View Modes

    View modes A view mode is one of the possible views for this Axis product and can be accessed from the Source drop-down list in the product’s Live View page. If the product has not been configured for multiple view modes (see Select Camera Mode, on page 8 ), only the Overview mode is available.
  • Page 17 AXIS M3007–PV Video Panorama This offers a 180 degree view. Define the settings for this view from Setup > Video > Video Stream > Panorama. See Video Stream, on page 15. This view is only available if the product has been configured for multiple view modes (see Select Camera Mode, on page 8 ).
  • Page 18: Image/Direction

    Maximum frame rate. To avoid bandwidth problems, the frame rate allowed to each viewer can be Limited to a fixed amount. Alternatively, the frame rate can be set as Unlimited, which means the Axis product always delivers the highest frame rate possible under the current conditions.
  • Page 19: Stream Profiles

    The Axis product supports two H.264 profiles. The Main profile provides higher compression than the Baseline profile with the same video quality, but requires more processing power to decode.
  • Page 20: White Balance

    White Balance White balance is used to make colors in the image appear the same regardless of the color temperature of the light source. The Axis product can be set to automatically identify the light source and compensate for its color. Alternatively, select the type of light source from the drop-down list.
  • Page 21: View Areas

    1. Go to Video > Video Stream and select the Image tab. 2. To include an overlay image, select Include overlay image at the coordinates. The overlay image must first be uploaded to the Axis product, see Overlay Image. 3. To include date and time, select Include date and Include time.
  • Page 22: Privacy Mask

    A privacy mask is an area of solid color that prohibits users from viewing parts of the monitored area. Privacy masks cannot be bypassed via the VAPIX® Application Programming Interface (API). The Privacy Mask List (Video > Privacy Mask) shows all the masks that are currently configured in the Axis product and indicates if they are enabled.
  • Page 23: Live View Config

    AXIS M3007–PV Live View Config Live View Config You can customize the Live View page and alter it to suit your requirements. It is possible to define the following features of the Live View page. • Stream Profile. See page 19.
  • Page 24 Viewer Settings To configure options for the viewer, go to Live View Config > Viewer Settings. • Select Show viewer toolbar to display the AXIS Media Control (AMC) or the QuickTime viewer toolbar under the video image in your browser. •...
  • Page 25: Ptz (Pan Tilt Zoom)

    AXIS M3007–PV PTZ (Pan Tilt Zoom) PTZ (Pan Tilt Zoom) PTZ controls are only available for view areas. Preset Positions A preset position is a predefined view that can be used to quickly steer the camera to a specific location. Preset positions can be accessed in several ways: •...
  • Page 26: Guard Tour

    AXIS M3007–PV PTZ (Pan Tilt Zoom) Guard Tour A guard tour displays the video stream from different preset positions, one-by-one, in a predetermined order or at random and for configurable time periods. The enabled guard tour will keep running after the user has logged off or closed the browser.
  • Page 27: Camera Tampering

    Motion Detection Parameters, on page 28. Once motion detection windows are configured, the Axis product can be configured to perform actions when motion is detected. Possible actions include uploading images and start recording. For more information, see Setting Up an Action Rule, on page 32.
  • Page 28 AXIS M3007–PV Detectors Note Using the motion detection feature may decrease the product’s overall performance. Set Up Motion Detection Windows To set up a motion detection Include Window, follow these instructions: 1. Go to Detectors > Motion Detection. 2. Select the Configure Included Windows option and click New. Select the new window in the list of windows and enter a descriptive name.
  • Page 29 AXIS M3007–PV Detectors Even very small objects trigger An object that appears in Only very bright objects on Low level (0%) motion detection. the window triggers motion a dark background trigger detection only for a very short motion detection. time before it is considered as non-moving.
  • Page 30: Applications

    Internet, Automatic Installation appears in the web page. If the product is not connected to the Internet, go to to acquire a License key. You will need a license code and the product’s serial number (found on the label and under System Options >...
  • Page 31: Events

    Events The Axis product can be configured to perform actions when different events occur, for example, start a recording when motion is detected. The set of conditions that defines how and when the action is triggered is called an Action Rule.
  • Page 32: Setting Up An Action Rule

    AXIS M3007–PV Events Preset Position — go to a preset position. Guard Tour — start a guard tour, see Guard Tour, on page 26. • Record Video — record video to a selected storage. • Send Images — send images to a recipient.
  • Page 33: Schedules

    AXIS M3007–PV Events Recipient Use with action Email Send Images Send Notification Send Images HTTP Send Images Send Notification Network Share Send Images Send Notification Note A network share can also be used as a storage device for recorded video. Go to System Options > Storage to configure a network share before setting up a continuous recording or an action rule to record video.
  • Page 34 AXIS M3007–PV Events To use the recurrence in an Action Rule, first select Time from the Trigger drop-down list in the Action Rule Setup page and then select the recurrence from the second drop-down list. To modify or remove recurrences, select the recurrence in the Recurrences List and click Modify or Remove.
  • Page 35: Recordings

    Continuous Recording The Axis product can be configured to continuously save video to a storage device. See Storage, on page 44 for more information about storage devices. To prevent the disk from becoming full, it is recommended to configure the disk to automatically remove old recordings.
  • Page 36 AXIS M3007–PV Recordings 5. Click Save to save and start the recording.
  • Page 37: System Options

    IP address filtering is enabled on the System Options > Security > IP Address Filter page. Once enabled, the listed IP address are allowed or denied access to the Axis product. Select Allow or Deny from the list and click Apply to enable IP address filtering.
  • Page 38: Date & Time

    RADIUS server, examples of which are FreeRADIUS and Microsoft Internet Authentication Service. In Axis' implementation, the network device and the authentication server authenticate themselves with the help of digital certificates using EAP-TLS (Extensible Authentication Protocol - Transport Layer Security). The certificates are provided by an Certification Authority (CA).
  • Page 39: Network

    IPv4 Address Configuration By default, the Axis product is set to use IPv4 (IP version 4) and to obtain the IP address automatically via DHCP. The IPv4 settings are configured under System Options > Network > TCP/IP > Basic.
  • Page 40 One-click enabled - Press the product’s control button (see Hardware Overview, on page 4 ) to connect to an AVHS service over the Internet. Once registered, Always will be enabled and the Axis product stays connected to the AVHS service. If the product is not registered within 24 hours from when the button is pressed, the product will disconnect from the AVHS service.
  • Page 41 Host Name Configuration The Axis product can be accessed using a host name instead of an IP address. The host name is usually the same as the assigned DNS name. The host name is configured under System Options > Network > TCP/IP > Advanced.
  • Page 42 SOCKS is a networking proxy protocol. The Axis product can be configured to use a SOCKS server to reach networks on the other side of a firewall or proxy server. This functionality is useful if the Axis product is located on a local network behind a firewall, and notifications, uploads, alarms, etc need to be sent to a destination outside the local network (for example the Internet).
  • Page 43 Axis product can mark the following types of traffic: live video, event/alarm traffic and management traffic. SMTP (email) To send email messages from the Axis product via SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol), an SMTP mail server must be set up. This is done under System Options > Network > SMTP (email).
  • Page 44: Storage

    Select Always Multicast Video to start multicast streaming without opening an RTSP session. Bonjour The Axis product includes support for Bonjour. Bonjour is enabled by default and the product is automatically detected by operating systems and clients that support this protocol.
  • Page 45: Maintenance

    The Axis product provides several maintenance functions. These are available under System Options > Maintenance. Click Restart to perform a correct restart if the Axis product is not behaving as expected. This will not affect any of the current settings.
  • Page 46: Advanced

    For more information, see File Upload Files, for example web pages and images, can be uploaded to the Axis product and used as custom settings. To upload a file, go to System Options > Advanced > File Upload. Uploaded files are accessed through http://<ip address>/local/<user>/<file name> where <user> is the...
  • Page 47: Reset To Factory Default Settings

    System Options Plain Config Plain Config is for advanced users with experience of Axis product configuration. Most parameters can be set and modified from this page. Help is available from the standard help pages. To open Plain Config, go to System Options > Advanced > Plain Config. Axis Support does not provide assistance.
  • Page 48: Troubleshooting

    Always read the upgrade instructions and release notes available with each new release, before upgrading the firmware. To upgrade, follow these instructions: 1. Save the firmware file to your computer. The latest version of the firmware is available free of charge from Axis website at 2.
  • Page 49: Symptoms, Possible Causes And Remedial Actions

    Status indicator. 5. Reinstall the product, referring to the Installation Guide. If the emergency recovery procedure does not get the product up and running again, contact Axis support at Symptoms, Possible Causes and Remedial Actions Problems setting the IP address Try the installation again.
  • Page 50: Troubleshooting

    Check with your network administrator to see if there is a firewall preventing viewing. Installation of additional Configure the Axis product to use a Java applet for updating video images in your browser. Go to ActiveX component Setup > Live View Config and select Java applet under Default viewer.
  • Page 51 Check in the AMC Control Panel (H.264 tag) that video processing is NOT set to Decode only key frames. Lower the image resolution. The maximum frames per second is dependent on the utility frequency (60/50 Hz) of the Axis product. See Technical Specifications, on page 52. Video and image problems, general Image unsatisfactory Check the video stream and camera settings under Setup >...
  • Page 52: Technical Specifications

    ICMP, DHCP, ARP, SOCKS, etc. *This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit. System Application Open API for software integration, VAPIX® and AXIS Camera Application Platform from Integration Programming Axis Communications, specifications available at
  • Page 53 AXIS T90A White LED Illuminators AXIS P8221 Network I/O Audio Module AXIS T8414 Installation Display Video AXIS Camera Companion - Basic surveillance, typical for small business, where video is management recorded in the cameras (included) software AXIS Camera Station - Fully featured surveillance, typical for medium-sized businesses, where video is recorded on a system server (not included) For more software application via partners, see
  • Page 54: Performance Considerations

    AXIS M3007–PV Technical Specifications Performance Considerations When settings up your system, it is important to consider how various settings and situations will affect performance. Some factors affect the amount of bandwidth (the bit rate) required, others can affect the frame rate, and some affect both. If the load on the CPU reaches its maximum, this will also affect the frame rate.
  • Page 55 User Manual Ver. M3.7 AXIS M3007–PV Date: November 2012 © Axis Communications AB, 2012 Part No. 49432...