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D-Link DCS-700L User Manual

D-Link DCS-700L User Manual

Wi-fi baby monitor day / night cloud camera
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Version 1.0 | 9/24/14

User Guide

Wi-Fi Baby Monitor
Day / Night Cloud Camera


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  • Page 1: User Guide

    Version 1.0 | 9/24/14 User Guide Wi-Fi Baby Monitor Day / Night Cloud Camera DCS-700L...
  • Page 2: Preface

    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. Please refer to the website for the most current information.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Baby App Live View ...........20 Configuration ................21 mydlink Baby App Configuration .........21 mydlink Baby App Settings ..........24 Video Recording and Playback ..........25 Taking Snapshots or Recording Videos ......25 Viewing Snapshots or Playing Videos ......26 Creating a mydlink Account ...........27 D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...
  • Page 4: Product Overview

    Section 1: Product Overview Product Overview Package Contents DCS-700L Wi-Fi Baby Monitor Wall Mount Kit Power adapter Additional Accent Ring Quick Install Guide If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller. D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...
  • Page 5: System Requirements

    (Wireless N network recommended for optimal performance) Remote Viewing Requirements* • Internet access required for remote viewing • For mydlink requirements refer to: mydlink Requirements *Note: Direct Connection requires no Internet connection and no router. Refer to "Advanced Features" on page D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...
  • Page 6: Introduction

    Connect to the camera wirelessly at home, or through the Internet when you are at work, so you can check on your infant no matter where you are. You can even take the DCS-700L with you when you travel with your baby. All you need is a mobile device to connect directly to the Wi-Fi Baby Monitor.
  • Page 7: Important Safety Information

    Section 1: Product Overview Important Safety Information The DCS-700L is designed to meet the highest safety standards. Please make sure that it is set up and used correctly. It is very important that you follow the safety guidelines below: Strangulation Hazard: Keep the DCS-700L and any attached cords at least three feet out of reach of any children or babies.
  • Page 8 DO NOT cover the camera with a blanket. disassemble the camera. Most Important: Remember that the DCS-700L is not a babysitter. The Wi-Fi Baby Monitor should only be used as a parenting aid for monitoring your baby or child.
  • Page 9: Hardware Overview

    Front Accent Ring Decorative switchable front accent ring (in blue or pink). Microphone Allows you to record or listen to audio from the surrounding area. Camera Base Camera base for placement on a desktop or wall mounting. D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...
  • Page 10: Rear View

    A solid blue light indicates a connection to the mydlink server. A blinking blue light means Direct Connect is enabled. Direct Connect Button Press the button to allow direct connection from your mobile device to your DCS-700L wirelessly. Micro USB Power Port Micro USB connector for the supplied power adapter or USB battery pack*.
  • Page 11: Installation

    Wireless Installation Considerations This D-Link camera 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: Camera Setup

    Connect to your DCS-700L through your home wireless network. 2. Remotely... Connect to your DCS-700L using the Internet. Note: You can also connect directly to your DCS-700L wirelessly, so there is no need for an Internet connection or a router. Refer to "Advanced Features" on page 28 for details.
  • Page 13: Mounting The Camera

    Do not use extension cords. This product is NOT intended to replace proper adult supervision of children. Refer to the steps below for mounting the camera. The DCS-700L is for indoor use only. Do not mount it in a location where it may be in contact with water as this may damage the product and/or cause injury.
  • Page 14: Download The Mydlink Baby App

    10 seconds while the device is powered on. If you are returning the device to the place of purchase, please perform the hard reset procedure to clear the device of any personal data. D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...
  • Page 15 Section 2: Installation For an iOS device, tap on the App Store icon. For an Android device, tap on Play Store. D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...
  • Page 16 Section 2: Installation Search for mydlink baby within the search field. Similar search for mydlink baby for Android. D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...
  • Page 17 Section 2: Installation For an iOS device, tap on the (+) icon to install the mydlink Baby app. For Android, tap on Install to install the app. D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...
  • Page 18: Set Up A New Camera With The Mydlink Baby App

    Helpful hints will appear on the screen. Note: If you experience issues registering this device with your mydlink account, perform a hard reset by pressing and holding the reset button on the device for 10 seconds while the device is powered on. D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...
  • Page 19: Monitoring

    Tap the camera view snapshot to go to the Live View screen. Refer to "mydlink Baby App Live View" on page Tap on the Home icon to switch from local access to remote access to your DCS-700L. Local/Remote Access After you change to remote access, you will see the Login screen*.
  • Page 20: Mydlink Baby App Live View

    Home screen, and to access both the Settings and Configuration menus. Note: The first time you access your DCS-700L Live View, you will get a reminder to adjust the focus on the camera. This will ensure you get the best possible image. You only need to do this once, and then you can turn off the reminder.
  • Page 21: Configuration

    Change the camera’s day/night mode to Auto, All Day, or All Night Enable background audio to play live sound when mydlink Baby app is minimized, or when your mobile device is in standby mode Change or turn off alert sound D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...
  • Page 22 Sync your camera’s time and date to your mobile device Remove camera from the app's local access list • Under Wireless… See which wireless network your camera is currently connected to Change the wireless network you want your camera to connect to D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...
  • Page 23: D-Link Dcs-700L User Manual

    Change the motion detection sensitivity. You can also put sensitivity at the lowest setting in order to disable motion alerts • Under Lullaby… Select how long the lullaby will play (in minutes) when activated D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...
  • Page 24: Mydlink Baby App Settings

    Section 4: Configuration mydlink Baby App Settings Tap this icon to open the settings menu Adjust the Brightness of the Live View image Change the Speaker Volume on your camera for two-way audio communication and lullabies D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...
  • Page 25: Video Recording And Playback

    Tap the Camera icon to take a snapshot in snapshot mode. The camera button changes to a round button when the DCS-700L is in video recording mode. (A red button will replace the black button when the camera is recording video.)
  • Page 26: Viewing Snapshots Or Playing Videos

    Tap the Playback icon to view shapshots or play videos Select the Mobile Device icon, and tap Continue to either view snapshots or play videos on your mobile device. Note: Only the mobile device option is available for the DCS-700L. D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...
  • Page 27: Creating A Mydlink Account

    If you initially decide not to take advantage of this free service but change your mind later, you can create your mydlink account by tapping Join mydlink from the mydlink Baby app Home Screen. For more information, go to D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...
  • Page 28: Advanced Features

    During the initial steps with the Setup Wizard, you configured the camera to connect to your home Wi-Fi network. If you want to take your camera with you, it's not a problem with the DCS-700L.* You can connect directly to your camera, which means there is no need for an Internet connection or a router.
  • Page 29 Note: When you finish using Direct Connect, press and hold the Direct Connect button on the back of the camera for at least five seconds to turn off Direct Connect mode. This will ensure that your mobile device will return to normal operation with Internet access, and you should have no problem connecting the DCS-700L to your Wi-Fi network when you return home. D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...
  • Page 30: Troubleshooting

    7. How can you power the camera? The camera can be powered with the provided power adapter, or you can use an external USB battery for total portability. (USB battery is not included. Requires 5V/2A output.) D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...
  • Page 31 From the Live View page, tap on the screen to reveal the icons, and tap the Configuration icon ( ) to go to the Configuration menu. Tap the Events arrow to access the motion and audio detection settings. D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...
  • Page 32 Note: If you do not receive alerts, go to the Configuration menu and adjust the sensitivity level of sound and motion detection as described on the previous page, question 10. D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...
  • Page 33: Technical Specifications

    • 16 ft. IR Illumination Distance • Connect to Your DCS-700L via Web Browser • Minimum Illumination: 0 lux when IR LED On • Connect Directly to the DCS-700L with Your Mobile Device • ICR Filter • Built-in Microphone and Speaker EVENT MANAGEMENT •...
  • Page 34 Appendix A: Technical Specifications EXTERNAL POWER ADAPTER • Input 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz (Micro USB type) • Output 5VDC, 1.2A POWER CONSUMPTION • Max. 4.4 W CERTIFICATIONS • CE • CE LVD • FCC • IC • C-Tick • Photobiological Safety D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...
  • Page 35: Contacting Technical Support

    • Hardware Revision (located on the camera (e.g. rev A1)) • Serial Number (s/n number located on the camera). You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website as well as frequently asked questions and answers to technical issues.
  • Page 36: Warranty

    Any repair or replacement will be rendered by D-Link at an Authorized D-Link Service Office. The replacement hardware need not be new or have an identical make, model or part. D-Link may, at its option, replace the defective Hardware or any part thereof with any reconditioned product that D-Link reasonably determines is substantially equivalent (or superior) in all material respects to the defective Hardware.
  • Page 37 Software or to refund the portion of the actual purchase price paid that is attributable to the Software. Except as otherwise agreed by D-Link in writing, the replacement Software is provided only to the original licensee, and is subject to the terms and conditions of the license granted by D-Link for the Software.
  • Page 38 • The customer must submit with the product as part of the claim a written description of the Hardware defect or Software nonconformance in sufficient detail to allow D-Link to confirm the same, along with proof of purchase of the product (such as a copy of the dated purchase invoice for the product) if the product is not registered.
  • Page 39 Purolator Canada or any common carrier selected by D-Link. Return shipping charges shall be prepaid by D-Link if you use an address in Canada, otherwise we will ship the product to you freight collect. Expedited shipping is available upon request and provided shipping charges are prepaid by the customer.
  • Page 41 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. D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...
  • Page 42 Les conditions de fonctionnement sont sujettes à deux conditions: (1) Ce périphérique ne doit pas causer d’interférence et. (2) Ce périphérique doit accepter toute interférence, y compris les interférences pouvant perturber le bon fonctionnement de ce périphérique. D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...
  • Page 43: Registration

    Appendix D: Registration Registration Product registration is entirely voluntary and failure to complete or return this form will not diminish your warranty rights. Version 1.0 September 24, 2014 D-Link DCS-700L User Manual...

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