Section 4 - Troubleshooting
This chapter provides solutions to problems that can occur during the installation and operation of the DCS-1130.
Read the following descriptions if you are having problems. (The examples below are illustrated in Windows
and XP. If you have a different operating system, the screenshots on your computer will look similar to the following
1 What is an Internet Camera?
An Internet Camera is a standalone system that connects directly to an Ethernet or Fast Ethernet network and supported
by the wireless transmission based on the IEEE 802.11g standard, whereas conventional PC Cameras require connection
to a powered PC to function. An Internet Camera is an all-in-one system with a built-in CPU, providing a low cost
web-based solution that can transmit high quality video images for monitoring. The Internet Camera can be managed
remotely, and can be accessed and controlled from any PC locally or through the Internet via a Web browser.
2 What is the maximum number of users that can be allowed to access DCS-1130 simultaneously?
The maximum number of users that can log onto the Internet Camera at the same time is 10. Please keep in mind that
overall video performance will slow down when multiple users are logged on.
3 What algorithm is used to compress the digital image?
MPEG-4 and MJPEG are used to provide high quality images at low bandwidths.
4 Can I capture still images from the Internet Camera?
Yes. You may record snapshots using the snapshot feature on the Home page. When viewing this page, press the
"snapshot" button to capture the image and save it to your hard drive.
5 Can the Internet Camera be used outdoors?
The Internet Camera is not weatherproof and is not recommended for outdoor use.
6 What network cabling is required for the Internet Camera?
The Internet Camera uses Category 5 UTP Twisted-pair cable for 10 Base-T and 100 Base-T networking.
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