COLOR VIDEO CAMERA TK-C925U/E TK-C926EG For Customer Use: Enter below the Serial No. which is located on the body. Retain this information for future reference. Model No. TK-C925U/E,TK-C926EG Serial No. INSTRUCTIONS LST0450-001B...
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Contents Introduction Safety Precautions ... 4 Features ... 8 Contents ... 9 Operating Precautions ... 10 Name of Parts and their Functions ... 12 Setup Flow for Connection/Settings ... 17 Mounting the lens ... 18 Connecting the back panel ... 20 Mounting the camera ...
Introduction Operating Precautions Storage and Location of Use This camera has been designed for indoor use. When you use it outdoors, be sure to use a housing or the like. Do not install or use the camera in the following places. ●...
Others This camera comes with a built-in AGC circuit. The sensitivity increases automatically at a dark place and the screen may appear grainy. This is not a malfunction. While the AGC is activated, if a transceiver which causes strong electromagnetic wave is used near the camera, the picture may suffer from beat.
Introduction Name of Parts and their Functions Front/Bottom/Side panel IRIS VIDEO LEVEL Back focus adjustment ring This ring switches between back focus adjustment and lens mounting method. When adjustment is required, loosen the back focus fastening screw J by turning it anti-clockwise. After the adjustment, tighten the fastening screw by turning it clockwise.
[IRIS] Iris Terminal This is connected to an automatic iris control lens. [VIDEO,DC] Iris Selector Switch This should be set according to the type of lens if an automatic iris control lens is used. VIDEO : In case of lens with EE amp built-in : In case of lens without EE amp built-in (Default setting: DC)(A Pg.
Introduction Name of Parts and their Functions (continued) Back panel TK-C925 CLASS 2 ONLY(U TYPE) ISOLATED POWER ONLY(E TYPE) DC12V d AC24V H TK-C926EG SEE INSTRUCTION MANUAL POWER MENU VIDEO OUT SELECTOR SEE INSTRUCTION MANUAL POWER MENU VIDEO OUT SELECTOR...
[AC24V,DC12V] Power input terminal To connect to AC 24 V or DC 12 V power supply. (A Pg. 21) [AUX,GND] External terminals This terminal is for the input/output signals that are set in the AUX MODE of the AUX FUNCTION screen. (A Pg. 36) ●...
Introduction Name of Parts and their Functions (continued) [POWER] Power indicator lamp This lamp lights up when power is supplied to the camera. Mounting Screw for Fall Prevention Wire Use this screw when mounting the fall prevention wire to this unit. (Fall prevention wire is not supplied with this product.) Note: ●...
Setup Flow for Connection/Settings Follow the procedures below to connect/set this unit. Turn off the power of devices to be used before connecting the cables. Mounting the lens (A Pg. 18) step 1 Mount the lens. Connecting the back panel (A Pg. 20) step 2 Connect the control signal cable, video signal coaxial cable and the like.
Setup Mounting the lens VIDEO IRIS VIDEO COLOR VIDEO CAMERA LEVEL 4 pin plug...
Check the mounting method of the lens before mounting ● This camera is set to CS-mount lens before shipment. To use a C-mount lens, loosen the back focus fastening screw with a screwdriver, turn the back focus adjustment ring with your finger or the screwdriver and change the mounting method.
Setup Connecting the back panel Connect to AC 24 V or DC 12 V power supply (TK-C925U/E) CLASS 2 ONLY(U TYPE) ISOLATED POWER ONLY(E TYPE) DC12V d AC24V H VIDEO OUT To the terminal of infrared illumination device etc. (A Pg. 22) Memo: ●...
If the wrong cable is connected, the internal circuit may be damaged. Do not use the camera. Bring it to your nearest JVC dealer for inspection. TK-C926EG (AC 220 V-240 V) Connect the power supply cable to the AC 220 V-240 V power supply.
Setup Connecting the back panel (continued) Connecting alarm input/output terminal Alarm input terminal Connect infrared sensor, door sensor, metal sensor or sensor of manual switch and the like. ● To prevent noise from entering the internal circuit, supply non-voltage setting signal. ●...
Mounting the camera When mounting the camera on a fixer, pan/tilt and the like, use the camera- mounting screw hole located on the camera-mounting bracket. Camera-mounting Camera-mounting bracket fixing screw hole screws (x2: M2.6 x 6 mm) Rotation-preventive hole IRIS VIDEO LEVEL COLOR VIDEO CAMERA...
Setup Mounting the camera (continued) Mounting the camera-mounting bracket on top of the camera The camera-mounting bracket is originally mounted at the bottom of the camera before shipment but it can also be mounted on top of the camera. IRIS VIDEO COLOR VIDEO LEVEL...
Remove the camera-mounting bracket fastening screws (x2). The camera-mounting bracket is removed from the camera. Mounting the camera-mounting bracket on top of the camera Mounting the camera onto a fixer, pan/tilt unit and the like Note: ● Use a camera-mounting screw with a length shorter than 7 mm from the camera-mounting face.
Setup Adjusting the back focus This camera is adjusted to a optimum wide range for CS-mount lens before shipment but readjustment is required when using zoom lens or C-mount lens or when the lens focus ring is out of focus. Use the following methods to adjust the back focus.
With a fixed-focus lens If the focus cannot be adjusted correctly with the lens focus ring, adjust the back focus as follows. Loosen the back focus fastening screw by turning it anti-clockwise with a + screwdriver. Shooting an object or a picture with fine patterns that is away from the object Turn the lens focus ring to ∞.
Setup Adjusting the lens After the connection is complete, turn on the camera, display an image on the monitor and check the video image. In the case of an automatic iris control lens, the camera has been factory- adjusted to the best position, but it may need to be adjusted according to the condition of the object or the lens combination.
LEVEL adjustment Monitor screen To darken To brighten Memo: ● If the LEVEL sensitivity adjustment is turned excessively to L, the sensitivity increases because of the AGC function of the camera and the image looks grainy. ● Depending on the lens used, if the LEVEL dial is turned excessively to L, the hunting phenomenon (floppy screen) where the iris opens and closes involuntarily may occur.
Setup Adjusting the auto white balance Each light source has its own color temperature. Therefore, when the main light source lighting an object is changed, press the SET button for a while and adjust the white balance again. CLASS 2 ONLY(U TYPE) SEE INSTRUCTION ISOLATED POWER ONLY(E TYPE) MANUAL...
Place a white object at the center of the screen, under the same lighting condition as the object to be shot and zoom in to fill the screen with white. Press the SET button for approx. one second. Auto white balance adjustment begins. During operation, AWC OPERATION is displayed on the screen.
Setting Menu basic operation CLASS 2 ONLY(U TYPE) SEE INSTRUCTION ISOLATED POWER ONLY(E TYPE) MANUAL POWER DC12V d AC24V H MENU VIDEO OUT SELECTOR Press the MENU button The MENU screen is displayed. Press the SELECTOR switch up and down (J, K) to set the cursor (E) to a desired menu.
Press the SELECTOR switch up and down (J, K) to set the cursor (E) to a desired item. TITLE/VIDEO CAMERA TITLE EDIT.. W. BALANCE SHUTTER.. GAIN.. B&W/COLOR.. BLC MODE <MENU>RETURN Press the SELECTOR switch left or right (H, I) to change the setting. When a setting has been changed, a change mark (Z) is displayed.
Setting AUX FUNCTION screen Item AUX MODE This item sets the signal input or output of the AUX B&W OUT : A signal is output when the camera switches IR IN T When the INPUT POLARITY item of the AUX FUNCTION is MAKE When the contact is short (MAKE), the mode is B&W.
Item INPUT This sets the polarity of the AUX input signal. POLARITY MAKE BREAK [Setting: MAKE, BREAK] [Default setting: MAKE] Memo: ● When AUX MODE item is set to B&W OUT , - - - will be displayed and settings is disabled. TITLE/VIDEO screen Item CAMERA...
Setting TITLE/VIDEO screen (continued) Item W.BALANCE (continued) AWC SET: The Auto White Control (automatic white balance adjustment) mode adjusts the white balance automatically. Display during AWC operation AWC OPERATION AWC OK AWC ERROR : NG OBJECT AWC ERROR : HIGH LIGHT AWC ERROR : LOW LIGHT R GAIN : Adjusts the R (red) hue during AWC.
Setting TITLE/VIDEO screen (continued) Item GAIN This item sets the gain. Memo: ● If the gain is increased, the screen appears grainy in a dark place. MODE Select the gain adjustment mode. Sensitivity increases electronically for an object with low illumination. AGC (Automatic Gain Control) FIXED (Fixed gain) [Default setting: AGC]...
Item GAIN (continued) This item sets a maximum gain of the AGC (Automatic GAIN Gain Control). 0(OFF) : No AGC function. HIGH SUPER : Increase the gain up to a maximum of 32dB [Default setting: HIGH] Memo: ● When the MODE item of B&W/COLOR is set to AUTO , the MODE item becomes AGC [(AGC) is displayed] but HIGH/SUPER can be selected.
Setting TITLE/VIDEO screen (continued) COLOR display differs depending on the model. COLOR is displayed for TK-C925U and COLOUR is displayed for TK-C925E/TK-C926EG. From this point onwards, COLOR will be used for indication. Item B&W/COLOR This item sets the mode switching of B&W and Color. (TK-C925U) Memo: ●...
Item B&W/COLOR (continued) MODE [Default setting: COLOR] (continu ZDisplay for TK-C925U. For TK-C925E/TK-C926EG, COLOUR is displayed. Memo: To ensure a successful B&W/Color switching ● If the MODE item of B&W/COLOR is set to AUTO , the B&W/Color setting can be switched according to the brightness of the object, but the condition of illumination and field angle may make this impossible.
Setting TITLE/VIDEO screen (continued) Item B&W/COLOR (continued) AUTO When the MODE item is set to AUTO , this function sets LEVEL the signal level of the object where the camera will switch to B&W mode. NORMAL: Switches to B&W mode when the signal level HIGH [Default setting: NORMAL] ZDisplay for TK-C925U.
Item BLC MODE Sets the backlight compensation function. Set this item when there is a bright light source in the background of the object and the object becomes dark in the automatic iris function. Set such that unnecessary light source is outside the photometry area.
Setting LL ADJUSTMENT screen Item V.PHASE This adjusts the vertical synchronization to those of other cameras when a selector switch for the synchronizing system on the back of the camera is at LL . TK-C925U This item can only operate in a region with a power frequency of 60 Hz.
FACTORY SETTING screen The values set on the menu are returned to the default settings. Item CANCEL Does not return to the default setting. The screen returns to the main menu. CLEAR(WITH Returns settings except titles to the default setting. OUT TITLE) Memo: ●...
Detailed setting Camera title setting A title can be selected for each camera. (Maximum 24 characters) CLASS 2 ONLY(U TYPE) SEE INSTRUCTION ISOLATED POWER ONLY(E TYPE) MANUAL POWER DC12V d AC24V H MENU VIDEO OUT SELECTOR Select the item CAMERA TITLE EDIT on the TITLE/VIDEO screen and press the SET button.
Press the SELECTOR switch up, down, left or right (J, K, H, I) and select a character from the character area. The selected character is displayed flashing on and off. Press the SET button The first character is confirmed and the blinking title input area moves to the second character.
Detailed setting Manual adjustment of white balance When automatic adjustment of the white balance results in a “reddish screen”, adjust the white balance manually. CLASS 2 ONLY(U TYPE) SEE INSTRUCTION ISOLATED POWER ONLY(E TYPE) MANUAL POWER DC12V d AC24V H MENU VIDEO OUT SELECTOR...
Press the SELECTOR switch up or down (J, K) and select the hue to be adjusted (R GAIN or B GAIN). Press the SELECTOR switch left or right (H, I) to change the setting. R GAIN : Adjusts the R (red) hue during AWC. The larger the number, the redder the color becomes.
Detailed setting Output of B&W/Color switching signal It is possible to output B&W/Color switching signal from the AUX terminal on the back of this camera. B&W/Color switching signal is output by setting both the AUX MODE and B&W/COLOR items. Set the AUX MODE item to B&W OUT Select the item AUX FUNCTION on the main menu screen and press the SET button.
Set the B&W/COLOR item to AUTO Select the item B&W/COLOR on the TITLE/VIDEO screen and press the SET button. The B&W/COLOR screen is displayed. Press the SELECTOR switch up or down (J, K) and select MODE. Press the SELECTOR switch left or right (H, I) and set to AUTO. TITLE/VIDEO CAMERA TITLE EDIT..
Control by B&W/Color switching signal from external You can use the switching signal from an external control device to link the B&W/Color switching or near-infrared illumination of this camera. Consult your nearby JVC’s dealer on the connecting devices. Example) AUX MODE...
When performing only B&W/Color mode switching without changing other video settings Select the item AUX MODE on the AUX FUNCTION screen. Press the SELECTOR switch left or right (H, I) and set to IR IN . AUX FUNCTION AUX MODE IR IN INPUT POLARITY MAKE...
Others Specifications Camera Signaling method TK-C925U : NTSC TK-C925E/TK-C926EG : PAL Image pickup device : 1/3 type IT CCD Color imaging method : Single color-difference line sequential system, 2:1 interlace Imaging area : 4.8 mm (H) Scanning frequency TK-C925U : 15.734 kHz (horizontal), 59.94 Hz (vertical) TK-C925E/TK-C926EG : 15.625 kHz (horizontal), 50 Hz (vertical) Effective pixels...
Lens Lens Mount : C/CS mount General Power supply TK-C925U : AC 24 V 60 Hz, DC 12 V TK-C925E : AC 24 V 50 Hz, DC 12 V TK-C926EG : AC220 V-240V 50 Hz/60 Hz Power consumption TK-C925U : 4.8 W TK-C925E : 400 mA TK-C926EG...