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V.NETWORKS
VN-C2U
INSTRUCTIONS
Thank you for purchasing the JVC VN-C1U.
To gain maximum benefit from this product, read this
instruction manual carefully before use and retain it for future
reference.
The serial number is very important for maintaining quality of
your product. At the time of purchase, check to see that the
serial number is correctly printed on the top of the unit and
that the serial numbers on the unit and warranty match.
This instruction manual is printed on
recycled paper.
For Customer Use:
Enter below the Model No. and Serial
No. which are located on the rear of the
cabinet. Retain this information for future
reference.
Model No.
Serial No.
SS961423-002

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  • Page 1 V.NETWORKS VN-C2U INSTRUCTIONS Thank you for purchasing the JVC VN-C1U. To gain maximum benefit from this product, read this instruction manual carefully before use and retain it for future reference. The serial number is very important for maintaining quality of your product.
  • Page 2: Important Safeguards

    IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS 1. Read all of these instructions. 2. Save these instructions for later use. 3. All warnings on the product and in the operating instructions should be adhered to. 4. Unplug this appliance system from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners.
  • Page 3 11. For added protection for this product during a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it form the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable system. This will prevent damage to the product due to lightning and power-line surges.
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS 1. Read all of these instructions. 2. Save these instructions for later use. 3. All warnings on the product and in the operating instructions should be adhered to. 4. Unplug this appliance system from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners.
  • Page 5 11. For added protection for this product during a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it form the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable system. This will prevent damage to the product due to lightning and power-line surges.
  • Page 6: Package Contents

    LAN environment 10BASE-T network cross-connected with HUB, etc. of IEEE802.3 standard. It is also possible to connect your PC with VN-C2U directly (1:1) using a crossing cable (please check since some LAN boards do not allow use of cross cables).
  • Page 7: About Upgrades

    This is an elemental characteristic seen when shooting solid objects referred to as the smearing effect, and is not a malfunction. About Upgrades Upgrades of the software (VN-C2U) can obtained via the Internet. The upgrade software can be downloaded from the following homepage: http://www.jvc-victor.co.jp...
  • Page 8: Before Starting Installation And Setup

    Before starting installation and setup Since a setup of one IP address is necessary for each VN-C2U, follow the procedure given below to setup each unit (the installation can be made at the same time if the power is left off.
  • Page 9 Note To prevent the unit from falling, mount only on areas with sufficient strength. VN-C2U can be installed as shown in the diagram below, or inverted. Do not install the unit sideways. (1) Mount the bracket onto the ceiling, etc.
  • Page 10: Connecting To A Network

    2. Connecting to a network Turn on the power of only one VN-C2U. Connecting VN-C2U to a network and turning on the power will connect the unit to a network with the following IP address. Factory set IP address : 192.168. 1. 2 To retain electromagnetic compatibillity,use the provided ferrite core when connecting to VN-C2U.
  • Page 11 3. VN-C2U IP address setup 3-1 Changing the IP address of the PC making the setting From the [Start] button proceed to [Setup] - [Control Panel] - [Network] to display the network setup panel. (4) After clicking OK, reboot the PC.
  • Page 12 3-2 Installing the software Insert the VN-C2U controller CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. The setup program is located in the \JVC folder of the CD-ROM. Execute \JVC\Setup.exe, then follow the on-screen guidance to setup the software.
  • Page 13 3-3 VN-C2U IP address setup The V.NETWORKS setup tool is located in the \JVC\setup folder of the CD-ROM. Execute \JVC\setup\vsetup.exe (execute directly from the CD-ROM). The Camera ID is equivalent to the ID code of the VN-C2U main unit. Input using alphanumerics.
  • Page 14 Password protection feature VN-C2U is equipped with an access protection feature using a password to regulate connecting PCs (users). This password can be set or canceled using the V.NETWORKS setup tool. Note Never forget the password since the password setting can only be changed and canceled when the current password matches.
  • Page 15 After correction, reboot the PC according to the on-screen instructions. 4. Enabling the set IP address Turn the power of VN-C2U off, then turn the power back on. (The pan/tilt mechanisms will reset when the power is turned on. This reset operation can be used to check that the unit is operating normally.)
  • Page 16 Advice To copy connection point settings to another PC The VN-C2U connection point information is created as a dat file (extension: .dat) in the folder where the connection software was installed. Connection point information can easily be copied to another PC by copying the dat file.
  • Page 17: Operating The Controller Software

    Operating the Controller Software Establishing Connection and changing the connection point For the installation procedure, see page 7 Installing the software. When the VN-C2U controller: vn- c2u.exe is started up, a splash logo will appear, followed by the following screen.
  • Page 18 Currently connected VN-C2U Pan/tilt button Pan/tilt button The connected VN-C2U angle steps of the pan/tilt can be changed using the right and left arrow buttons ( The pan/tilt positions are changed using the 8 pan/tilt buttons. The operating angle of the pan/tilt button when pressed one time is set using the angle steps.
  • Page 19 Controller 2 The VN-C2U main unit is equipped with 6 position memories. The positions of the connected VN-C2U can be changed by clicking these buttons. For details on changing the position memory contents, see page 19 Changing the position memory.
  • Page 20: Creating A New Connection Point

    Controller 3 Placing the mouse pointer on the VN- C2U and waiting momentarily will display the VN-C2U name in a form of a balloon display. The entire VN-C2U name will appear in the balloon display, even for long names. Creating a new connection point...
  • Page 21: Deleting A Connection Point

    Deleting a connection point Note Connection point settings cannot be restored once they are deleted. Take special caution when making deletions. Select [Delete] from the [File] menu. Select the connection point, then click Check the content to delete, then click...
  • Page 22: Adjusting The Image Quality

    Changing the display size and inverting the image Select the image size. The displayed image can also be inverted. Adjusting the image quality The compression ratio is inversely proportional to the image quality. The number of frames of the image displayed per second is proportional to the compression ratio.
  • Page 23 Image sensor settings The VN-C2U uses a CMOS image sensor as an imaging device. It is possible to adjust the image by changing the image sensor settings. Item Saturation WB-Blue WB-Red Full Auto Gain Exposure Contrast Brightness Effect Color saturation adjustment (Saturation increases when the value is increased and the saturation decreases when the value is decreased.)
  • Page 24 Select [Number of Frames] from the [Setup] menu. Set the upper limit of the transmitted number of frames per second for the image sent from VN-C2U. Select [Position Memory] from the [Setup] menu. The displayed pan/tilt positions can be changed/registered by clicking Memory.
  • Page 25: Still Image Save Feature

    Still image save feature With the VN-C2U controller, a desired snapshot of the displayed image can be taken and saved as a JPEG image file. Note Saved images can be viewed using a conventional viewer software. However, inverted images will not be displayed inverted. Furthermore, the reproduced tint may vary with the VN-C2U controller screen.
  • Page 26: What To Do When

    Please contact your dealer of purchase. For security reasons, a proper identification may be requested. Turn off the power of VN-C2U, then turn it back on. If the symptom persists, contact your dealer of purchase. Canceling of operation is purposely set so that it cannot be made for several seconds when the unit is connecting.
  • Page 27 3.Loosen the screw locking the lens block. Note:For your safety, turn off the power before loosening the screw. 4.Start up the VN-C2U controller so that the VN-C2U image can be viewed. 5.Rotate the lens block slowly until the image is in focus.
  • Page 28 In this case, check off Full Auto and check it again for immediate operation of the automatic white balance tracking. When the same VN-C2U is connected to multiple PCs, the PC used to set or control VN-C2U last has priority over the remaining...
  • Page 29: Specifications

    Specifications LAN specification : IEEE802.3 standard Communication protocol : UDP/IP Image sensor : 1/3 inch, 300,000 pixels CMOS image sensor M.O.D. : 1.0 m Pan/Tilt angles : Pan :100˚ Tilt :80˚ Output image size : 640 X 480, 320 X 240, 160 X 120 pixels Line voltage : DC 5 V Demand current : 1.4 A (max) Operating temperature : 0 to 40˚C...
  • Page 30 VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LIMITED Printed in Japan SS961423-002 COPYRIGHT ©1999 VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LTD.