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Version 1.0 | 13 /06/2012
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HD Wireless N Cube Network Camera
DCS-2132L

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Version 1.0 | 13 /06/2012 User Manual HD Wireless N Cube Network Camera DCS-2132L...

  • Page 2: Manual Revisions

    Preface 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

    Playback .................29 Maintenance .................71 Settings ..................30 Device Management .............71 Recording Settings ............31 System ................72 Advanced Settings ............33 Firmware Upgrade ............73 Events ..................34 Status ..................74 Configuration ................35 Device Info ................74 Using the Configuration Interface ........35 Logs ..................75 D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

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    Help..................76 DI/DO Specifications ..............77 Technical Specifications ............78 Safety Statements ..............81 D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 5: Product Overview

    Section 1: Product Overview Product Overview Package Contents DCS-2132L HD Wireless N Cube Network Camera 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 6: Introduction

    Congratulations on your purchase of the DCS-2132L HD Wireless N Cube Network Camera. The DCS-2132L is a versatile and unique solution for your small office or home. Unlike a standard webcam, the DCS-2132L is a complete system with a built-in CPU and web server that transmits high quality video images for security and surveillance.

  • Page 7: Features

    Features Simple to Use The DCS-2132L is a stand-alone system with a built-in CPU, requiring no special hardware or software. The DCS-2132L supports both ActiveX mode for Internet Explorer and Java mode for other browsers such as Firefox® and Safari®.

  • Page 8: Hardware Overview

    Passive Infrared sensor for motion detection Camera Lens Records video of the surrounding area Microphone Records audio from the surrounding area The IR-Cut Removable sensor monitors lighting conditions and switches between ICR Sensor color and infrared accordingly Speaker Audio output D-Link DCS-2132L 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-2132L 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-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 11: Installation

    Wireless Installation Considerations This D-Link device can connect to your wireless network from anywhere within the operating range of your wireless network. However, the number, thickness and location of walls, ceilings, or other objects that the wireless signals must pass through, may limit the range. Typical ranges vary depending on the types of materials and background RF (radio frequency) noise in your home or business.

  • Page 12: Zero Configuration Setup

    Connect your camera to your mydlink enabled cloud router and Zero Configuration will automatically configure your DCS-2132L 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-2132L.

  • Page 13

    WPS Button router, please refer to your router’s User Manual. The DCS-2132L 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

    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-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 15

    Your camera is now set up, and you can skip to "mydlink" on page 26 to learn more about the mydlink features of this camera, or to "Configuration" on page 35 for advanced configuration of your camera. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 16: Camera Installation Wizard

    Insert the Installation CD-ROM into your computer’s optical drive to start the autorun program. The CD-ROM will open the Camera Installation Wizard. Simply click Setup Your Camera to go through the Installation Wizard, which will guide you through the installation process from connecting your hardware to configuring your camera. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 17

    Start to continue. Connect the included Ethernet cable to the network cable connector located on the panel at the rear of the DCS-2132L and attach it to the network. Click Next to continue. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 18

    Connect the other end of the same Ethernet cable to a router. Click Next to continue. Attach the external power supply to the power connector located on the rear panel of the DCS-2132L and connect it to your wall outlet or power strip. Click Next to continue. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 19

    Section 2: Installation The LED on the front of the DCS-2132L will blink, then turn solid green once it successfully connects to your network. Click Next to proceed. If the LED continues to blink, check your connections or click on the "What should I do if the LED stays red?"...

  • Page 20

    After you have selected your camera from the list, you will be asked to create and confirm a password for it. The password is case sensitive and must contain at least 2 letters. Click Next to continue. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 21

    Otherwise, click Next to continue. Complete the mydlink account registration form with your details making sure to select the I accept mydlink terms and conditions box, and click the Next button. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 22

    Section 2: Installation If you already have a mydlink account, enter your login details and click Next to proceed. Confirm your mydlink account details and give the camera a unique name and click Done. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 23

    Section 2: Installation Confirm your camera login details and IP address details and click Done. Your DCS-2132L camera is now set up. Log on to your mydlink account and explore the exciting benefits available to you. Your camera is now set up, and you can skip to "mydlink" on page 26 to learn more about the mydlink features of this camera, or to "Configuration"...

  • Page 24: Manual Hardware Installation

    Connect the Ethernet Cable Connect the included Ethernet cable to the network cable connector located on the panel at the rear of the DCS-2132L and attach it to the network. Attach the External Power Supply Attach the external power supply to the DC Power receptor located on the rear panel of the DCS-2132L and connect it to your wall outlet or power strip.

  • Page 25: Wps - Push Button Setup

    WPS feature. If you are not sure where the WPS button is on your router, please refer to your router’s User Manual. The DCS-2132L 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 26: Mydlink

    After registering your DCS-2132L camera with a mydlink account in the Camera Installation 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 27: Camera Status

    • Check to make sure that the LED on your camera is lit solid green. If you still cannot access your camera, reset your camera and run the Camera Installation Wizard again from the CD-ROM included in your package. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 28: Live Video

    Video will be shown at VGA resolution (640x480) if viewing your camera from a PC on the same local network, or at QVGA resolution (320x240) if viewing your camera from a PC on a remote network. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 29: Playback

    The Playback tab allows you to review pre-recorded footage captured to an inserted microSD card. Select the date of the footage you wish to preview from the drop down menu, then choose from the recordings available for playback. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 30: Settings

    Section 3: mydlink Settings The Settings tab contains several options for you to control how your DCS-2132L operates. Camera Name: Click on the Edit button to change how the camera name appears. mydlink No: This is the unique mydlink number for your device.

  • Page 31: Recording Settings

    Toggles notification by email on or off. Email Notification: In the event that the microSD card can not store further recordings, Video Clips Recording the user can choose to record over previous recordings or to be Mode: notified and cease recording. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 32

    Toggles notification by email on or off. Video Clips Recording In the event that the microSD card can not store further recordings, Mode: the user can choose to record over previous recordings or to be notified and cease recording. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 33: Advanced Settings

    Section 3: mydlink Advanced Settings Show password: Checking this box will show the password. Advanced Setting: Clicking on the Advanced Setting button will open a secondary window allowing full configuration of the DCS-2132L D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 34: Events

    Mark Page as Read: Clicking this button will mark the current page of event notifications as read. Mark all as Read: Clicking this button will mark all event notifications as read. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 35: Configuration

    After completing the Camera Installation Wizard, you are ready to use your camera. The camera’s built-in Web configuration utility is designed to allow you to easily access and configure your DCS-2132L. At the end of the wizard, click Go To Camera, or enter the IP address of your camera into a web browser, such as Mozilla Firefox.

  • Page 36: Live Video

    FOV Stop Stops automatic panning. Preset Path Starts the camera's motion along the predefined path. ePTZ Speed: You may select a value between 0 and 64. 0 is the slowest and 64 is the fastest. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 37

    Listen/Stop Audio In (from microphone) Full screen mode Start/Stop Audio Out (to speaker) Taking a Snapshot Start/Stop Digital Output Go To: If any presets have been defined, selecting a preset from this list will (Preset List) display it. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 38: Setup

    To quickly configure your Network Camera’s motion detection settings, click Motion Detection Setup Wizard. If you want to enter your settings without running the wizard, click Manual Motion Detection Setup and skip to"Motion Detection" on page 55. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 39: Internet Connection Setup Wizard

    Section 4: Configuration 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. Click Next to continue. Note: Select DHCP if you are unsure of which settings to choose.

  • Page 40

    If you have a Dynamic DNS account and would like the camera to update your IP address automatically, Select Enable DDNS and enter your host information. Click Next to continue. Enter a name for your camera and click Next to continue. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 41

    If you have selected DHCP, you will see a summary of your settings, including the camera's IP address. Please write down all of this information as you will need it in order to access your camera. Click Apply to save your settings. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 42: Motion Detection Setup Wizard

    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-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 43

    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-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 44: Network Setup

    Invalid gateway settings may cause the failure of transmissions to a different subnet. Primary DNS: The primary domain name server translates names to IP addresses. Secondary DNS: The secondary DNS acts as a backup to the primary DNS. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 45

    PDAs. The default port number is 554. You may specify the address of a particular stream. For instance, live1.sdp can be accessed at rtsp://x.x.x.x/video1.sdp where the x.x.x.x represents the ip address of your camera. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 46

    IP address, specify an optional router and an optional primary DNS. Enable Multicast for stream The DCS-2132L allows you to multicast each of the available streams via group address and specify the TTL value for each stream. Enter the port and TTL settings you wish to use if you do not want to use the defaults.

  • Page 47: 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-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 48: 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-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 49: 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-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 50

    This setting controls the amount of coloration, from grayscale to fully saturated. Sharpness: Specify a value from 0 to 8 to specify how much sharpening to apply to the image. Reset Default: Click this button to reset the image to factory default settings. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 51: 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-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 52

    This setting controls the amount of gain applied to incoming audio to increase its volume. Audio out off: Selecting this checkbox will mute outgoing audio. Audio out volume level: This setting controls the amount of gain applied to outgoing audio to increase its volume. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 53: Preset

    Clicking the Remove button will delete the currently selected preset. Preset Sequence: This section allows you to create a preset sequence, which automatically moves the camera's view between a set of preset views. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 54

    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-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 55: 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-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 56: Time And Date

    Set the Date and Time Manually: This option allows you to set the time and date manually. Copy Your Computer's Time This will synchronize the time information from your PC. Settings: D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 57: Event Setup

    Event Setup In a typical application, when motion is detected, the DCS-2132L 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 58

    1. To add a new item - "event, server or media," click Add. A screen will appear and allow you to update the fields accordingly. 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-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 59: Add Server

    Enter the configuration for the target e-mail server account. FTP: Enter the configuration for the target FTP server account. Network Storage: Specify a network storage device. Only one network storage device is supported. SD Card: Use the camera's onboard SD card storage. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 60: Add Media

    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 time suffix to file Check it to add timing information as file name suffix. name: D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 61

    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-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 62: Add Event

    Triggers an event when the system boots up. Network Lost: Triggers an event when the network connection is lost. Passive Infrared Sensor: Triggers an event when the PIR sensor is activated by moving infrared objects even in dark environment. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 63

    Select Always or enter the time interval. Trigger D/O: Select to trigger the digital output for a specific number of seconds when an event occurs. Server: Specify the location where the event information should be saved to. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 64: Add Recording

    Please note that if the free HDD space is not enough, the recording will stop. Before you set up this option please make sure your HDD has enough space, and it is better to not save other files in the same folder as recording files. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 65

    Time of each file for recording: If this is selected, files will be separated based on the 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-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 66: Sd Card

    Playback Recorded Video: If video files are stored on the SD card, click on the 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-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 67: Advanced

    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." LED: You may specify whether or not to illuminate the status LED on the camera. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 68: Icr And Ir

    The IR light will always be on. Sync: The IR light will turn on when the ICR sensor is on. Schedule: The IR light will turn on or off according to the schedule that you specify below. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 69: 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-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 70: Access List

    Section 4: Configuration Access List Here you can set access permissions for users to view your DCS-2132L. 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 71: Maintenance

    Label: 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. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 72: System

    Load Configuration. Restore to Factory Default: You may reset your camera and restore the factory settings by clicking Restore Factory Defaults. Reboot Device: This will restart your camera. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 73: 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-2132L, please download and save the latest firmware version from the D-Link Support Page to your local hard drive.

  • Page 74: Status

    Section 4: Configuration Status Device Info This page displays detailed information about your device and network connection. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 75: 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-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 76: Help

    Section 4: Configuration Help This page provides helpful information regarding camera operation. D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 77: 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-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 78: Technical Specifications

    DHCP client IP filtering NTP client (D-Link) DNS client DDNS client (D-Link) Multicast SMTP client IGMP FTP client ONVIF compliant ƒ Administrator and user group protection Security ƒ HTTP and RTSP digest encryption ƒ Password authentication D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 79

    Power Consumption 3.65 watts Temperature Operating: 0 to 40 °C (32 to 104 °F) Storage: -20 to 70 °C (-4 to 158 °F) Humidity Operating: 20% to 80% non-condensing Storage: 5% to 95% non-condensing Certifications CE LVD C-Tick D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 80

    Appendix B: Technical Specifications Dimensions • D-Link DCS-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 81: 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-2132L User Manual...

  • Page 82

    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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