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DOME TYPE NETWORK CAMERA
READ ME FIRST
VN-C655
For Customer Use:
Enter below the Serial No. which is
located on the body. Retain this
information for future reference.
Model No.
VN-C655
Serial No.
LWT0202-001A-H

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  • Page 1 DOME TYPE NETWORK CAMERA READ ME FIRST VN-C655 For Customer Use: Enter below the Serial No. which is located on the body. Retain this information for future reference. Model No. VN-C655 Serial No. LWT0202-001A-H...
  • Page 2: Important Safeguards

    These are general IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS and certain items may not apply to all appliiances. Read all of these instructions. Save these instructions for later use. All warnings on the product and in the operating instructions should be adhered to. Unplug this appliance system from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners.
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    ● Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. CAUTION CHANGES OR MODIFICATIONS NOT APPROVED BY JVC COULD VOID USERÅfS AUTHORITY TO OPERATE THE EQUIPMENT. Due to design modifications, data given in this instruction book are subject to possible change without prior notice.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Introduction Thank you for purchasing this product. (These instructions are for VN-C655U.) Before beginning to operate this unit, please read the instruction manual carefully in order to make sure that the best possible performance is obtained. Contents Contents ... 4 Introduction Features ...
  • Page 5: Features

    Features High-sensitivity CCD and bright zoom lens The CCD features an improved sensitivity and the zoom lens has a large aperture ratio of f1.6 (at WIDE end). These features provide the camera with a high sensitivity of 2.0 lx in the color mode (50% output, AGC 20 dB).
  • Page 6 Introduction Operating Precautions (continued) The camera incorporates an AGC circuit. As a re- sult, when it is used under low light conditions, the camera gain may increase automatically. This makes the picture appear uneven , however this is not a malfunction When equipment that generates strong magne- tism such as a transceiver is used near to the unit while the AGC circuit is ON, beat noise, etc may...
  • Page 7: Preset Positions

    Note on consumable parts The following parts are consumable and should be replaced after a certain number of hours or a count of operations. The service lives given below are only typical values. They may vary depending on the oper- ating environment and conditions.
  • Page 8: Items Included

    ☞ Pages or items to refer to. ❈ In no case, shall JVC be held liable for any loss or damage to the customer or for any claim from any third party arising from using this software. For the purpose of improving the product, the software specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Page 9: Required Operating Environment

    If the OS specifications of the PC to be used are higher, they precede those described above. Upgrading the Application For information on upgrading the application, visit the following website. http://www.jvc-victor.co.jp/english/pro/vnetworks/index-e.html : Windows 2000 (Service Pack 1 or higher) Windows XP Home Edition Windows XP Professional : Pentium III 500 MHz or higher (Pentium IV 3.2 GHz or higher...
  • Page 10: Controls, Connectors And Indicators

    Introduction Controls, Connectors and Indicators Ceiling Mount [MONITOR OUT] Coaxial Cable Terminal Output Terminal of a composite video signal (1 Vp-p) with an output impedance of 75 Ø, to be connected to video monitor, etc. ☞ Page 16) Locking Screw Tighten this screw to fasten the camera clamp- ing bracket.
  • Page 11 Ceiling Mount (Camera Connector side) Camera Terminal (Female) Connect to , the Male Terminal on the cam- era. Drop Prevention Hook Attach the Drop Prevention Wire & to this hook to prevent the camera from falling. Clamping Holes (x 4) Attach the camera to a ceiling using these holes.
  • Page 12: Preparations

    Preparations Connection Examples LAN Connection VN-C655 VN-C655 Network Connection VN-C655 VN-C655 FTP Server Peer-to-Peer Connection VN-C655 Images are automatically updated at a regular interval. Cross Cable INTERNET...
  • Page 13: Preparation Procedure

    Preparation Procedure Set the camera in the following procedure. Step 1 Connection and Installation Firstly, make a hole on the ceiling and connect the power cable, LAN cable, alarm and others to the terminal of the ceiling-mounting bracket of this unit. Then, install the camera to a Ceiling Mount Fix a wire securely for preventing the camera from falling off.
  • Page 14: Cable Connections

    Preparations (Step 1 Connection and Installation) Cable Connections Caution In order to prevent foreign objects from entering inside the ceilingn mount be sure to attach the hemispherical cover correctly. The penetration of foreign objects into the Ceiling Mount may cause a malfunction and smoking or in the worst case a fire ignition. 1.
  • Page 15: Connecting The Power Cord

    3 Connecting the Power Cord Connect the camera to DC 18 V. For a system with multiple VN-C655s In a system where more than one VN-C655 are used, turn on the power for a VN-C655 first and then ☞ setting the camera ( Page 28, Setting the IP Adress for VN-C655 with V.Networks Setup tool).
  • Page 16: Connecting A Coaxial Cable

    Preparations (Step 1 Connection and Installation) Cable Connections (continued) 4. Connecting Coaxial cable Connecting a RG-59 coaxial cable. Note Fold back the mesh wires and secure them with insulation tape in order to prevent them from becoming loose and thus causing a short circuit.
  • Page 17: Connecting A Lan Cable

    5. Connecting a LAN Cable Connect the camera to a hub or a PC by using a LAN cable. Note For 100 BASE-TX, use a CAT-5 cable. • For hub connection Use a straight cable. • For PC connection Use a cross-over cable. Caution There are a few types of LAN board for which a cross-over cable cannot be used.
  • Page 18: Connecting The Alarm I/O Terminals

    Preparations (Step 1 Connection and Installation) Cable Connections (continued) 6. Connecting the Alarm I/O Terminals Connect to the equipment with alarm input terminal using the alarm signal cable. Cable 4 m m Flat-blade screwdriver 7. Alarm Input Terminal This terminal is for connecting with a sensor, infrared, door or metallic, or a manual switch.
  • Page 19: Alarm Output Terminal

    8. Alarm Output Terminal This terminal is for connecting with an alarm annunciator such as an indicator, a lamp or a buzzer. VN-C655 Output terminal Grounding terminal (Alarm output equivalent circuit) Output Requirements Annunciator Connection • Equivalent to NPN open collector output Example (The output logic is set with [V.Networks Setup DC 12 V...
  • Page 20: Attaching The Ceiling Mount

    Preparations (Step 1 Connection and Installation) Attaching the Ceiling Mount To a ceiling slab or channel Ceiling Mount Screws Attaching a safety wire. Attach a safety wire to the Ceiling Mount and to the ceiling slab or channel to prevent the unit from being able to fall to the floor.
  • Page 21: Attaching The Camera

    Attaching the Camera Ceiling Mount Camera Attach the drop prevention wire. As shown in the diagram, take the drop pre- vention wire from the camera and attach it to Attach Drop the hook on the Ceiling Mount. Prevention Wire Be sure to connect the drop prevention wire. to this hook.
  • Page 22 Preparations (Step 1 Connection and Installation) Attaching the Camera (continued) Camera clamping bracket Rotate the camera clockwise. Lock screw Tighten the locking screw. Rotate the camera. Make sure that the camera is horizontal, then turn the camera clockwise until it stops. En- sure that the camera-clamping bracket is in line with the locking screw of the Ceiling Mount.
  • Page 23: Step 2 Setting The Network

    Windows [Start] menu. Installing V.Networks Setup Tool 1. Open the [JVC] folder and then the “setup” folder inside. Select [Setup.exe]. 2. Proceed by following the instructions shown on the screen. 3. If the installation is successfully executed, the [V.Networks] icon is created in [Programs] of the Windows [Start] menu.
  • Page 24: Setting The Pc's Ip Address For Windows Xp

    Settings (Step 2 Setting the Network) Setting the PC’s IP Address for Windows XP After attaching the camera, proceed to set the IP address of the PC by which the camera is operated. With Windows XP, follow the procedure below to set the IP address. ☞...
  • Page 25 Select [Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)] and click [Properties]. Select [Use the following IP address] to set [IP Address] and [Subnet Mask] and then click Click in [Local Area Connection Properties]. Select [Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)]. Click Select [Use the following IP address]. Set [IP Address] to “192.168.0.3.”...
  • Page 26: Setting The Pc's Ip Address For Windows 2000

    Settings (Step 2 Setting the Network) Setting the PC’s IP Address for Windows 2000 After attaching the camera, proceed to set the IP address of the PC by which the camera is operated. With Windows 2000, follow the procedure below to set the IP address. Click Select [Settings] and click [Control Panel].
  • Page 27 Click [IP Address] in [TCP/IP properties]. Click Select [Use the following IP Address]. Set the IP address to “192.168.0.3.” Set [Subnet mask] to an appropriate value according to the operating environment. Ask the network administrator if necessary.
  • Page 28: Setting The Ip Address For Vn-C655 With V.networks Setup Tool

    ● At the factory, DHCP is set enabled for VN-C655. ● About the DHCP function JVC does not recommend operating VN-C655 with this function enabled because a differ- ent IP address may be assigned upon the renewal of the leasing contract. The DHCP function of VN-C655 is designed for simplifying the installation and setting procedures.
  • Page 29 Confirm the settings. For other settings, ☞ next page Click Start up [V.Networks Controller]. Note In a system where more than one VN-C655 are used, turn on the power for a VN-C655 first and proceed the setting to Step 3 Settings with V.Networks Setup Tool. Only then turn on the power for a second one and go on to Step 3.
  • Page 30: Registering The Connected Camera With V.networks Controller

    Settings (Step 2 Setting the Network) Registering the Connected Camera with V.Networks Controller The connected camera can be registered with the installed [V.Networks Controller]. Select [Start], [Programs], [V.NETWORKS] and then up [V.Networks Controller]. Select [File] and [New] [New] is displayed. Recording files of the name given in saved in a designated folder here.
  • Page 31: Step 3 Setting With V.networks Controller

    Settings (Step 3 Setting with V.Networks Controller) Starting Up V.Networks Controller With the installed Controller, camera images can be monitored. The settings for recording, replay and frame rate etc. can also be performed. Select [Start], [Programs], [V.NETWORKS] and then up [V.Networks Controller]. Note •...
  • Page 32: Function Settings With V.networks Controller

    Settings (Step 3 Setting with V.Networks Controller) Function Settings with V.Networks Controller With [V.Networks Controller], settings for image size, alarm etc. can be performed. 1 2 3 File : Creates a new file if the cam- era is connected for the first time.
  • Page 33 With [V.Networks Controller], settings for image size, alarm etc. can be performed. Setting Quality : Sets the compression rate and image quality. Framerate : Sets the number of frames transmitted per second. Position Memory : Set Preset Position. Alarm Reg : If this is selected operation will be enabled.
  • Page 34: Operations Step 4 Operations With V.networks Controller)

    Operations (Step 4 Operations with V.Networks Controller) Operations with V.Networks Controller [V.Networks Controller] can be used to select the camera, record and playback the camera images etc. Camera Displays the name of the connected camera. It is also possible to select the camera using pull down menu.
  • Page 35 PAN/TILT button Adjust the Pan/Tilt position. The operating angle per one Pan/Tilt operation is set using angle step. The operating speed of Pan/Tilt is performed under [Pan/Tilt setting] item of [Setting]. ☞ Page 33) HOME button Move to the home position. The Position Title is displayed via Tool Trip by placing the mouse cursor on the buttons.
  • Page 36: Others

    Others Troubleshooting Symptoms Forgotten the VN-C655 IP ad- dress that was changed with [V.Networks Setup Tool]. Unable to record. While “Now Connecting…” is being displayed, it takes time to cancel an action. The coloration is unsatisfactory. The operation is disabled for a few seconds when the white balance is changed to AWC.
  • Page 37 Symptoms Camera control cannot be per- formed or settings acquired are incorrect for a span of about 30 seconds upon turning on the power Video images cannot be dis- played smoothly Unable to focus properly Forgotten the password upon enabling the password protec- tion feature Camera turns to another direc- tion upon initializing...
  • Page 38: Specifications

    Others Specifications ■ Camera Image pickup device : 1/4 inch type, interline transfer CCD, 768(H) x 494(V) pixels. Sync system : Internal Scanning frequencies : Horizontal 15.734 kHz, Vertical 59.94 Hz White balance : TTL auto tracking/ Manual Electronic shutter : 1/60, 1/100, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, 1/4000, 1/10000 sec.
  • Page 39 ■ External Dimensions Unit: mm (inches) ■ Ceiling Mount hole Unit: mm (inches) Screw positions ● Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. 87 (3.425) 152 (5.984) Screw positions 113 (4.449)
  • Page 40 is a registered trademark owned by Victor Company of Japan, Limited. is a registered trademark in Japan, the U.S.A., the U.K. and many other countries. © 2004 Victor Company of Japan, Limited. Printed in Thailand LWT0202-001A-H...

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