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Version 1.0 | 2013/08/15
User Manual
Wireless AC Day/Night Camera with Color Night Vision
DCS-2136L

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Version 1.0 | 2013/08/15 User Manual Wireless AC Day/Night Camera with Color Night Vision DCS-2136L...

  • 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

    Configuration ................23 Device Info ................61 Configuration Utility ............23 Logs ..................62 Live Video ................24 Help..................63 DI/DO Specifications ...............64 Setup ..................26 Setup Wizard ..............26 Technical Specifications ............65 Safety Statements..............68 Network Setup ..............32 Wireless Setup ..............35 Dynamic DNS ..............36 D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 4: Product Overview

    Section 1: Product Overview Product Overview Package Contents DCS-2136L Wireless AC Day/Night Camera with Color Night Vision CAT5 Ethernet cable Power adapter CD-ROM with User Manual and software Quick Installation Guide If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller.

  • Page 5: System Requirements

    • Broadband Internet connection • Computer with: • Internet Explorer 7 or higher (ActiveX) mydlink Website Requirements • Firefox 12 or higher • Safari 4 or higher • Chrome 20 or higher D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 6: Introduction

    Congratulations on your purchase of the DCS-2136L Wireless AC Day/Night Camera with Color Night Vision. The DCS-2136L is a versatile and unique solution for your small office or home. Unlike a standard webcam, the DCS-2136L is a complete system with a built-in CPU and web server that transmits high quality video images for security and surveillance. The DCS-2136L can be accessed remotely, and controlled from any PC/Notebook over your local network or through the Internet via a web browser.

  • Page 7: Features

    A built-in white light LED lets you monitor an area 24 hours a day with full color images, even in areas with low light or complete darkness. Combined with the passive IR sensor which can be used to trigger the white light LED, the DCS-2136L is a versatile surveillance and security monitoring device.

  • Page 8: Hardware Overview

    White Light LED Used to illuminate the camera's field of view at night PIR Sensor Passive Infrared sensor for motion detection Camera Lens Records video of the surrounding area Microphone Records audio from the surrounding area D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 9: Rear

    Press and hold this button for 10 seconds to reset the camera Power Connector Connects to the included DC 5 V power adapter DI/DO Connector I/O connectors for external devices Adjustment Ring Tighten or loosen the adjustment ring to adjust the camera's position D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 10: Sides

    Section 1: Product Overview Sides Micro SD Card Slot Insert a MicroSD card for Local storage for storing recorded image and video D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 11: Software Installation

    Manual Hardware Installation: This section shows you how to manually set up your camera, though in order to use the mydlink features of your camera, you will still need to run the Camera Installation Wizard. Refer to page 18. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 12: Zero Configuration Setup

    Connect your camera to your mydlink enabled cloud router and Zero Configuration will automatically configure your DCS-2136L and automatically add the camera to your mydlink account. You can now remotely access your camera from the mydlink.com website to manage and monitor your DCS-2136L.

  • Page 13

    WPS button is on your router, please refer to your router’s User Manual. The DCS-2136L will automatically create a wireless connection to your router. While connecting, the status LED will flash. When the connection process is complete, the status LED will turn solid.

  • Page 14

    New Device Found! notice will appear in the bottom-left corner. Click on the device name to continue. A summary and confirmation notification will appear with the automatically configured details. Make a note of the details and click OK to add the camera to your account. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 15

    Your camera is now set up, and you can skip to "mydlink" on page 21 to learn more about the mydlink features of this camera, or to "Configuration" on page 22 for advanced configuration of your camera. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 16: Camera Setup Wizard

    Once the wizard has started simply 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-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 17: Mac Users

    CD drive and double-click on the SetupWizard file. After about 20-30 seconds, the Setup Wizard will open, 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-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 18: Manual Hardware Installation

    Attach the External Power Supply Attach the external power supply to the DC Power receptor located on the rear panel of the DCS-2136L and connect it to your wall outlet or power strip. Connect the Ethernet Cable Connect the included Ethernet cable to the network cable connector located on the panel at the rear of the DCS-2136L and attach it to the network.

  • Page 19: Installation

    1. Minimize the number of walls and ceilings between your adapter and other network devices (such as your DCS-2136L) - each wall or ceiling can reduce your adapter’s range from 3-90 feet (1-30 meters).

  • Page 20: Wps - Push Button Setup

    WPS button is on your router, please refer to your router’s User Manual. The DCS-2136L will automatically create a wireless connection to your router. While connecting, the status LED will flash. When the connection process is complete, the status LED will turn solid.

  • Page 21: Mydlink

    After registering your DCS-2136L camera with a mydlink account in the Camera Setup 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 22: Configuration

    After completing the Camera Installation Wizard, you are ready to use your camera. The camera’s built-in Web configuration interface is designed to allow you to easily access and configure your DCS-2136L. At the end of the wizard, enter the IP address of your camera into a web browser, such as Internet Explorer®.

  • Page 23: Live Video

    Auto Pan Starts the automatic panning function. The ROI will pan from back and forth within the FOV Stop Stops automatic panning. Preset Path Starts the camera's motion along the predefined path. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 24

    Video Profile 1 Record a Video Clip Video Profile 2 Set a Storage Folder Video Profile 3 Listen/Stop Audio In (from microphone) Full screen mode Start/Stop Audio Out (to speaker) Taking a Snapshot Start/Stop Digital Output D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 25: Setup

    Detection Setup Wizard" on page 29 for more details. Manual If you would rather manually setup the camera’s Motion motion detection features, you can refer to page Detection "Motion Detection" on page 42 which provides more Setup: details on the information required. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 26

    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. Note that this wizard will not register your camera with mydlink.com. Click Next to continue.

  • Page 27

    Enter your password used to connect to the DDNS server. Timeout: You can setup how often the camera notifies the DDNS server of its current global IP address by entering a whole number in hours. Click Next to continue. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 28

    Click Next to continue. A summary of the options you selected is displayed for confirmation. If you are happy with the selected configuration, click Apply otherwise click Back to make the required changes. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 29: Motion Detection Setup Wizard

    42for information about how to configure motion detection. Step 2 This step allows you to enable motion detection based on a customized schedule. Specify the day and hours. You may also choose to always record whenever motion is detected. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 30

    Click Next to continue. Step 4 You have completed the Motion Detection Wizard. Please verify your settings and click Apply to save them. Please wait a few moments while the camera saves your settings and restarts. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 31: Network Setup

    Enabling this setting allows your camera to be Presentation: configured as a UPnP device on your network. Enable UPnP Enabling this setting allows the camera to add port Port Forwarding: forwarding entries into the router automatically on a UPnP capable network. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 32

    Enabling QoS allows you to specify a traffic priority policy to ensure a consistent Quality of Service during busy periods. If the DCS-2136L is connected to a router that itself implements QoS, the router's settings will override the QoS settings of the camera.

  • Page 33

    Enabling the option allows you to manually set up the address, specify an optional IP address, specify an optional router and an optional primary DNS. Enable The DCS-2136L allows you to multicast each of the Multicast for available streams via group address and specify the TTL stream value for each stream.

  • Page 34: Wireless Setup

    TKIP or AES encryption. If you use Open or Shared authentication, WEP encryption should be the setting. Key: If you use WEP, WPA-PSK, or WPA2-PSK authentication, enter the Key (also known as password) used for your wireless network. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 35: Dynamic Dns

    DDNS account. Password: Enter the password used to connect to your DDNS server account. Timeout: Enter the DNS timeout values you wish to use. Status: Indicates the connection status, which is automatically determined by the system. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 36: Image Setup

    Select the frequency used by your power lines to avoid interference or distortion. White Balance: Use the drop-down box to change white balance settings to help balance colors for different environments. You can choose from Auto, Outdoor, Indoor, Fluorescent, and Push Hold. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 37

    Reset Default: Click this button to reset the image to factory default settings. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 38: Audio And Video

    1024 x 768, 800 x 600, 640 x 480, 480 x 360, 320 x 240, 176 x 144 Note: If your View window area is the same as your Frame size, you will not be able to use the ePTZ function. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 39

    Audio out off: Selecting this checkbox will mute outgoing audio. Audio out This setting controls the amount of gain applied to volume level: outgoing audio to increase its volume. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 40: Preset

    Click this drop-down box to see a list of all the presets that have been created. You can select one, then click the GoTo button to change the displayed camera view to the preset. Clicking the Remove button will delete the currently selected preset. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 41

    Clicking the trash can button will remove the currently selected preset from the sequence. If you want to change the dwell time for a preset, select it from the list, enter a new dwell time, then click the Update button. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 42: Motion Detection

    Right clicking on the camera image brings up the following menu options: Select All: Draws a motion detection area over the entire screen. Clear All: Clears any motion detection areas that have been drawn. Restore: Restores the previously specified motion detection areas. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 43: Time And Date

    NTP server. NTP Server: Network Time Protocol (NTP) synchronizes the DCS-2136L with an Internet time server. Choose the one that is closest to your location. Set the Date and This option allows you to set the time and date Time Manually: manually.

  • Page 44: Event Setup

    Event Setup In a typical application, when motion is detected, the DCS-2136L sends images to a FTP server or via e-mail as notifications. As shown in the illustration below, an event can be triggered by many sources, such as motion detection or external digital input devices. When an event is triggered, a specified action will be performed.

  • Page 45

    2. To delete the selected item from the pull-down menu of event, server or media, click Delete. 3. Click on the item name to pop up a window for modifying. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 46

    Enter the configuration for the target e-mail server account. FTP: Enter the configuration for the target FTP server account. Network Specify a network storage device. Only one network Storage: storage device is supported. SD Card: Use the camera's onboard SD card storage. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 47

    You can set up to 7 post-event images to be taken. File name prefix: The prefix name will be added on the file name. Add date and Check it to add timing information as file name suffix. time suffix to file name: D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 48

    This is the prefix that will be added to the filename of saved video clips. System log: Select this option to set the media type to system logs. This will save the event to the camera system log, but will not record any snapshots or video. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 49

    Triggers an event when the system boots up. Network Lost: Triggers an event when the network connection is lost. Passive Infrared Triggers an event when the PIR sensor is activated by Sensor: moving infrared objects even in dark environment. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 50

    Select to trigger the digital output for a specific number of seconds when an event occurs. Trigger white Select to trigger the white light LED only during an light LED event or for a specific duration of time when an event occurs. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 51

    Time of each file If this is selected, files will be separated based on the for recording: maximum length you specify. File Name Prefix: The prefix name will be added on the file name of the recording file(s). D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 52: Sd Card

    If video files are stored on the SD card, click on the Recorded Video: video folder and choose the video file you would like to view. Refresh: Reloads the file and folder information from the SD card. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 53: Advanced

    "Open." N.O. stands for Normally Open. This means that the normal state of the circuit is open. Therefore events are triggered when the device status changes to "Closed." D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 54: Icr And White Led Light

    Auto: Selecting this option will enable the white LED to automatically come on when it senses a the surrounding light levels have reached a certain threshold. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 55: Https

    Create a certificate request and install Status: Displays the status of the certificate. Note: The certificate cannot be removed while the HTTPS is still enabled. To remove the certificate, you must first uncheck Enable HTTPS secure connection. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 56: Access List

    Section 4: Configuration Access List Here you can set access permissions for users to view your DCS-2136L. Allow list: The list of IP addresses that have the access right to the camera. Start IP address: The starting IP Address of the devices (such as a computer) that have permission to access the video of the camera.

  • Page 57: Maintenance

    Enter a label for the camera, which will be shown on the OSD when it is enabled. Show Time: Select this option to enable the time-stamp display on the video screen. LED: You may specify whether or not to illuminate the status LED on the camera. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 58: System

    Load Configuration. Restore to You may reset your camera and restore the factory Factory Defaults: settings by clicking Restore Factory Defaults. Reboot Device: This will restart your camera. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 59: Firmware Upgrade

    Section 4: Configuration Firmware Upgrade The camera's current firmware version will be displayed on this screen. You may visit the D-Link Support Website to check for the latest available firmware version. To upgrade the firmware on your DCS-2136L, please download and save the latest firmware version from the D-Link Support Page to your local hard drive.

  • Page 60: Status

    Section 4: Configuration Status Device Info This page displays detailed information about your device and network connection. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 61: Logs

    Section 4: Configuration Logs This page displays the log information of your camera. You may download the information by clicking Download. You may also click Clear to delete the saved log information. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 62: Help

    Section 4: Configuration Help This page provides helpful information regarding camera operation. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 63: Di/do Specifications

    DC 5 V Output / Max. 100 mA Internal 5V Power External 3~12V Power DC Power 5V DC Power 5V DC Power 3V~12V N.C / N.O N.C / N.O Reed switch Reed switch Diode Diode 100 mA 100 mA ALARM ALARM D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 64: Technical Specifications

    ƒ DDNS client (D-Link) ƒ IGMP ƒ SMTP client ƒ SNMP ƒ FTP client ƒ ONVIF compliant ƒ HTTP / HTTPS ƒ Administrator and user group protection Security ƒ HTTP and RTSP digest encryption ƒ Password authentication D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 65

    ƒ Operating: 0 to 40 °C (32 to 104 °F) ƒ Storage: -20 to 70 °C (-4 to 158 °F) Humidity ƒ Operating: 20% to 80% non-condensing ƒ Storage: 5% to 95% non-condensing ƒ CE ƒ FCC Certifications ƒ CE LVD ƒ C-Tick D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 66

    Appendix B: Technical Specifications Dimensions • D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 67: Safety Statements

    This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC 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. D-Link DCS-2136L User Manual...

  • Page 68

    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. For detailed warranty information applicable to products purchased outside the United States, please contact the corresponding local D-Link office.

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