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JVC TK-C1530E Instructions Manual

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© 2006 Victor Company of Japan, Limited
COLOR VIDEO CAMERA
TK-C1530U/E
TK-C1531EG
TK-C925U/E
TK-C926EG
: Only for TK-C1530U/E and TK-C1531EG
INSTRUCTIONS
TK-C1530U/E, TK-C1531EG : LST0459-001B
TK-C925U/E, TK-C926EG : LST0450-001B

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  • Page 1 © 2006 Victor Company of Japan, Limited COLOR VIDEO CAMERA TK-C1530U/E TK-C1531EG TK-C925U/E TK-C926EG : Only for TK-C1530U/E and TK-C1531EG TK-C1530U/E, TK-C1531EG : LST0459-001B TK-C925U/E, TK-C926EG : LST0450-001B INSTRUCTIONS...
  • Page 2 FOR USA These are general IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS and certain items may not apply to all appliances. IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS 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.
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. CHANGES OR MODIFICATIONS NOT APPROVED BY JVC COULD VOID USER'S AUTHORITY TO OPERATE THE EQUIPMENT.
  • Page 4 Union. (Business users) If you wish to dispose of this product, please visit our web page www.jvc-europe.com to obtain information about the take-back of the product. [Other Countries outside the European Union] f you wish to dispose of this product, please do so in accordance with applicable national legislation or other rules in your country for the treatment of old electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    : Indicates a reference page or item. ● JVC holds the copyright to this manual. Any part or all of this manual may not be reproduced without prior consent from the company. ● Product names of other companies described in this manual are trademarks or registered trademarks of the respective companies.
  • Page 6: Operating Precautions

    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. ●...
  • Page 7: Name Of Parts And Their Functions

    Introduction Name of Parts and their Functions Front/Bottom/Side panel 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.
  • Page 8 Introduction Name of Parts and their Functions (continued) Back panel TK-C1530/TK-C925 CLASS 2 ONLY(U TYPE) SEE INSTRUCTION ISOLATED POWER ONLY(E TYPE) MANUAL POWER DC12V AC24V RX TERM-OFF MENU VIDEO OUT SELECTOR TK-C1531EG/TK-C926EG SEE INSTRUCTION MANUAL POWER RX TERM-OFF MENU VIDEO OUT SELECTOR : Only for TK-C1530U/E and TK-C1531EG [AC24V,DC12V] Power input terminal...
  • Page 9: Setup

    : Only for TK-C1530U/E and TK-C1531EG Introduction Name of Parts and their Functions (continued) [RX TERM-OFF,ON/INT,LL] Function Selector Switch [RX TERM-OFF,ON] RX Signal Terminal ON/OFF Switch This sets whether or not the signal between RX+ control signal connection terminals should be terminated at the value of 110K resistance.
  • Page 10: Flow For Connection/Settings

    : Only for TK-C1530U/E and TK-C1531EG Setup System Example (continued) Precautions when using RM-P2580E: When operating a system using the RM-P2580E, several cameras (up to 16) can be connected and used on one control signal cable. Consequently, an incorrect switch setting on just a single camera will cause the entire system to work incorrectly.
  • Page 11: Mounting The Lens

    Setup Mounting the lens VIDEO IRIS VIDEO COLOR VIDEO CAMERA LEVEL 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.
  • Page 12: Connecting The Back Panel

    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-C1531EG/TK-C926EG (AC 220 V-240 V) Connect the power supply cable to the AC 220 V-240 V power supply.
  • Page 13: Mounting The Camera

    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. ●...
  • Page 14 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. Camera-mounting bracket Camera-mounting bracket fastening screws...
  • Page 15: Adjusting The Back Focus

    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.
  • Page 16: Adjusting The Lens

    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.
  • Page 17: Adjusting The Auto White Balance

    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...
  • Page 19: Setting

    : Only for TK-C1530U/E and TK-C1531EG : Only for TK-C1530U/E and TK-C1531EG Setting The flow of menu screen...
  • Page 20: Aux Function Screen

    : Only for TK-C1530U/E and TK-C1531EG Setting AUX FUNCTION screen Item Functions and settings AUX MODE This item sets the signal input or output of the AUX terminal. B&W OUT : A signal is output when the camera switches to B&W or Color mode. SCENE IN : Depending on the input signal of the AUX terminal, the camera can switch between scene files (A, B only).
  • Page 21 SPEED TK-C1530U/TK-C925U [Setting: NORMAL, 1/100, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, 1/4000, 1/10000] [Default setting: NORMAL] TK-C1530E/TK-C1531EG/TK-C925E/TK-C926EG [Setting: NORMAL, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, 1/4000, 1/10000] [Default setting: NORMAL] Memo: ● When SHUTTER item is set to AUTO , - - - will be displayed and settings is disabled.
  • Page 22 Setting TITLE/VIDEO screen (continued) Item Functions and settings 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) : This automatically adjusts the electronic gain according to the illumination of the object.
  • Page 23 B&W/COLOR (continued) MODE [Default setting: COLOR] (continu ZDisplay for TK-C1530U/TK-C925U. For TK-C1530E/ TK-C1531EG/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.
  • Page 24 HIGH : Switches to B&W mode when the signal level of the object indicates high illumination. [Default setting: NORMAL] ZDisplay for TK-C1530U/TK-C925U. For TK-C1530E/ TK-C1531EG/TK-C925E/TK-C926EG, COLOUR is displayed. Memo: ● When MODE item of B&W/COLOR is set to AUTO , - - - will be displayed and settings is disabled.
  • Page 25: Display Screen

    This item can only operate in a region with a power frequency of 60 Hz. [Setting: -131 to 0 to 131] [Default setting: 0] TK-C1530E/TK-C1531EG/TK-C925E/TK-C926EG This item can only operate in a region with a power frequency of 50 Hz. [Setting: -156 to 0 to 156]...
  • Page 26: Private Mask Screen

    : Only for TK-C1530U/E and TK-C1531EG Setting PRIVATE MASK screen Item Functions and settings MASK No.1 This function masks parts of an image in gray display such that the masked parts will not be shown on the MASK No.2 screen. MASK No.3 Select ON and press the SET button.
  • Page 27: Maintenance Screen

    Setting MAINTENANCE screen White spots may appear on the screen due to changes in properties with time. This is a general characteristic of CCDs. This camera has a built-in white spot compensation function to reduce these white spots. Item Functions and settings CCD SPOT CANCEL : No white spot compensation.
  • Page 28: Detailed Setting

    <MENU>RETURN <SET>SUB MENU TITLE/VIDEO screen Character area Space Flashing Only displayed in TK-C1530E/TK-C1531EG CAMERA TITLE EDIT screen Input frame Title input area Press the SELECTOR switch up, down, left or right (J, K, H, I) and select a character from the character area.
  • Page 30: Output Of B&W/Color Switching Signal

    : Only for TK-C1530U/E and TK-C1531EG 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.
  • Page 31: Control By B&W/Color Switching Signal From External

    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...
  • Page 32: Private Mask Setting

    : Only for TK-C1530U/E and TK-C1531EG Detailed setting Private mask setting Perform private mask setting to mask images that you do not want to be shown on the screen in gray. You can set 4 locations in the display screen. Selection of mask number Select the item PRIVATE MASK on the main menu screen and press the SET button.
  • Page 33: Scene File Function

    ● Only 2 scenes, SCENE A and SCENE B, can be switched in AUX terminal setting (A Pg. 38). Use external communication to switch 4 files from SCENE A to SCENE D. For details, consult your nearby JVC dealer. ● Items that can be set in a scene file are as follows. MAIN MENU...
  • Page 34: Others

    Others Specifications Camera Signaling method TK-C1530U/TK-C925U : NTSC TK-C1530E/TK-C1531EG/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) 3.6 mm (V), (diagonal 6 mm) Scanning frequency TK-C1530U/TK-C925U : 15.734 kHz (horizontal), 59.94 Hz (vertical)
  • Page 35 Others Specifications (continued) Dimensions [Unit: mm] TK-C1530U/E U1-32 1/4-20UNC TK-C1531EG T Specifications and appearance of this camera and related products are subject to change for improvements without notice. U1-32 1/4-20UNC...

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