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Installing the Camera
The following describes procedures for mounting the camera to a ceiling.
Before installing the camera, set the IP address and other network information on the camera
using the "VB Initial Setting Tool" on the Setup CD-ROM.
Lock screw
For details on how to operate the "VB Initial Setting Tool," see "VB-M700F/VB-M600D/VB-M600VE
Operation Guide".
Determine an installation position for the camera and drill holes in the ceiling
Dome case
Use the bundled template to determine the positions of the fi xing screw holes and wiring hole
according to the camera orientation. Next, drill holes in the the ceiling.
Loosen the three lock screws on the dome case and remove the dome case
Special temper-resistant screws are used for the dome case lock screws. Use the bundled
dome case lock screw wrench.
Remove the inner cover
Remove the 4 pieces of tape that prevent lens rotation during shipping, and push the inner
Inner cover
cover in the direction of the arrows to remove it. Then remove the 2 pieces of tape attached to
the base of the lens.
Open the wiring hole according to the installation method
Be sure to remove the 6 pieces of orange tape that
prevent lens rotation during shipping. If the tape is
not removed, the camera will not operate correctly.
* Diagram of VB-M600D.
Use a box cutter to cut a cross shape into the wiring hole cover in order to guide cables
through. Do not remove the wiring hole cover.
Use a coin to unscrew the wiring hole cover from the side through which cables will be
guided. Screw the wiring hole cover into the other wiring hole. You can fi t a composite pipe
(NPT 3/4 inch threaded hole) to the wiring hole.
When guiding cables through
the side
Secure the safety wire
Securely attach the safety wire to an anchor or structure. After securing one end of the safety
wire to the ceiling, secure the other end to the camera using the screw that is fastened to the
When guiding cables through
the ceiling wiring hole
Guide the LAN cable through the wiring hole
When using an external power supply, guide the power interface cable through the wiring
hole. Guide the I/O interface cable and the audio interface cable (bundled) through the wiring
hole if necessary.
When using the AC adapter PA-V17 (optional), cut the cable tie and remove
the ferrite core. Be sure not to damage the power cable when cutting the
cable tie.
Fix the camera to the ceiling
Fix the camera at three points to the ceiling using the appropriate screws. Three Φ 4.5 mm
(Φ 0.18 in.) ceiling fi xing screw holes are located on the camera. You must provide screws that
correspond to the ceiling fi xing screw holes.
* Diagram of VB-M600D.
Wire the cables
* Diagram of VB-M600D.
Wire the cables referring to "Cable Wiring Method."
When wiring is complete, seal the wiring hole to keep out insects and dust.
Attach the inner cover
Attach the inner cover to its original position.
Attach the dome case
Firmly fi x the dome case at three points to the camera using the dome case screws.
* Diagram of VB-M600D.
If the cables cannot be stored above a ceiling made
of concrete, etc., break the cutout section of the dome
case using diagonal pliers to create a cutout through
which to guide the cables.
When attaching the dome case, be sure not to pinch cables between the camera and dome case. Pinched
cables may impair dust and waterproofi ng capabilities.
Set the camera angle
Dome case
When installation is complete, use the Camera Angle Setting Tool to adjust the pan, tilt,
rotation, zoom (and focus) (See "Camera Angle Setting Tool" in the "VB-M700F/VB-M600D/
VB-M600VE Operation Guide".
Using a Junction Box
Mounting hole (inner side)
Mounting hole (outer side)
Junction box plate
Camera fi xing screw (bundled)
Short screw x 3
Long screw × 3
Dome case
fi xing screw x 3
* Diagram of VB-M600VE.
Using an SD Memory Card
Inserting the card
Push the SD memory card as far as possible into the SD card
slot with the label facing outward.
Removing the card
Push the SD memory card in all the way until the card slightly
pops out. Pinch the card and remove.
Make sure the SD memory card isn't write-protected.
When using an SD memory card with the camera for the fi rst time, it is recommended to format the card
after inserting it into the camera (see "Memory Card" in "Setting Page" in the "VB-M700F/VB-M600D/
VB-M600VE Operation Guide").
Insert the SD memory card before attaching the dome case.
Cable Wiring Method
For VB-M600VE, secure the various cables with the cable clamps fastened to the camera to
prevent damage to cables or connectors due to vibration, etc.
*The diagram is a wiring example for VB-M600VE.
External Device I/O Terminals
Cable tie
External Device I/O cable
Power cable
Heater cable
Cable clamp (VB-M600VE only)
Loosen the screw and rotate the
cable clamp. Bend the cable clamp
as shown in the diagram before
wiring the cables.
Tighten the screw to fi x the cable
clamp and bend the cable clamp to
grip the cables.
Firmly bend the cable clamp so that
it does not come into contact with the
Cutout section
inner cover.
Bend the cable clamp so that
it does not exceed this height
Cable clamp
Inner cover
Part Names
Use the junction box plate (bundled with the
Dome Case/Inner Cover/Camera
optional junction box mounting kit PS600-VB) to
mount the camera to the junction box.
1 Attach the junction box plate to the junction
box with screws that match the screw holes
in the junction box.
Dome case
2 Guide the cables through the wiring hole and
mount the camera to the junction box plate
using the 3 bundled camera fi xing screws
Dome case
The camera fi xing screws differ in length
Lock screw
depending on the camera. Use short
screws for VB-M600D, and long screws for
3 Wire the cables and attach the inner cover
and dome case.
Inner cover
3x optical zoom lens
(Electric Drive)
SD card slot
Wiring hole
Wiring hole
Safety wire attachment
Attaches the bundled
safety wire.
Serial No.
The camera's serial number. Write the number
on the front of this Installation Guide before
installing the camera.
Heater unit HU600-VB
(optional for VB-M600VE)
MAC address No.
The camera's unique address. Write the number
on the front of this Installation Guide before
installing the camera.
LAN cable
Top view of the camera interior
Audio interface cable
Cable clamp
(VB-M600VE only)
Bend the cable clamp to
grip the cables.
1 Reset switch
Turn on the power while pushing this switch using a sharp object. Continue to push the switch for 5
seconds or more to restore all factory settings except for the date and time.
The blue LED light comes on.
On: When powered on, during reboot
Off: During normal use
3 SD card slot
4 External device I/O terminals
5 Power connection terminal
6 Installation screw holes
Used when securing the camera to the installation surface, the junction box mounting kit (optional), or the
recessed mounting kit (optional).
7 Wiring hole
8 Audio I/O terminal
Connect the bundled audio interface cable here to connect audio input and output devices to the camera.
9 100BT LAN connector
100Base-TX support PoE power supply (IEEE802.3af compliant)
A q Cable clamps (VB-M600VE only)
A a Fan (VB-M600VE only)
A s Heater connection terminal
Connecting the Camera
Power Connection
Power can be supplied to the camera in the three ways described below.
PoE (Power over Ethernet)
The camera supports PoE functions. Power can be supplied to the camera by using a LAN cable
to connect it to a PoE HUB that conforms to the IEEE 802.3af standard.
Check with your Canon sales representative for more information about PoE HUB and Midspan
Some PoE HUBs allow current limits for each port, but applying limits may interfere with performance. If
using this type of PoE HUB, do not limit the operating current.
Some PoE HUBs have total consumption current limits for ports, which can interfere with performance
when multiple ports are in use. For more information, check the instruction guide for your PoE HUB.
Use a category 5 or higher cable 100 m (328 ft.) or less in length for the LAN cable that connects the
camera and the PoE HUB.
When the camera is connected to a switching HUB, changing the connection while the camera is
operating may cause the HUB learning function to interfere with communication. Do not change the
connection when the camera is operating.
The camera can also be connected to an AC adapter (optional) while receiving power from a PoE
HUB. In such cases, the PoE power supply is given priority, and the camera does not use the power
supply from the AC adapter (optional). When the PoE power supply is disconnected, power is supplied
automatically from the AC adapter (optional). Midspan (a LAN cable power supply device) is a device
that, like a PoE HUB, supplies power to the camera via a LAN cable.
External Power Supply
12 VDC or 24 VAC input can be used.
Connect the bundled power connector as shown below.
For 12 VDC and 24 VAC input, use a power supply insulated
from 100 VAC.
Tightening torque: 0.2 N·m (max)
12 VDC can be connected in a non-polar confi guration.
Approx. 4 to 6 mm
The power supply should be within the following voltage range.
(0.16 to 0.24 in.)
24 VAC: Voltage fl uctuation within 10% of 24 VAC (50 Hz or
Power connector
60 Hz ± 0.5 Hz or less)
Current supply capacity of at least 1.0 A per camera
12 VDC: Voltage fl uctuation within 10% of 12 VDC
Current supply capacity of at least 1.5 A per camera
When using a 12 VDC battery power supply, be sure to connect
resistors of at least 0.5 – 1.0
/20 W in series to the power line.
For an external power supply, use a double-insulated device.
Wiring hole
Recommended Power Cables for VB-M600D/VB-M600VE [Reference]
Cable (AWG)
Φ 0.52
Φ 0.65
Φ 0.82
Φ 1.03
Conductor diameter
(Φ 0.020)
(Φ 0.026)
(Φ 0.032)
(Φ 0.041)
12 VDC maximum cable length
24 VAC maximum cable length
Use UL cable (UL-1015 or equivalent) for 12 VDC or 24 VAC wiring.
AC Adapter
Use the dedicated AC adapter PA-V17 (optional).
The camera does not have a power switch. Connecting and disconnecting the LAN cable (PoE power
supply), AC adapter, or external power supply plug turns the power ON and OFF, respectively.
When the camera needs to be rebooted, perform the reboot operation from the camera setting page
(see "Maintenance" in "Setting Page" in the "VB-M700F/VB-M600D/VB-M600VE Operation Guide").
When using the heater unit HU600-VB (optional), use 24 VAC for the VB-M600VE power supply. Poe, 12
VDC and the AC adapter cannot be used.
External Device I/O Terminals
External device I/O terminals consist of two input and output systems each. VB-M600 Viewer
and RM Viewer can be used to check external device input status and control output to an
external device (see "Operating the External Device Output" and "Displaying Event Status" in the
"VB-M700F/VB-M600D/VB-M600VE Operation Guide").
External Device Input Terminals (IN1, IN2)
External device input terminals consist of two sets (IN1, IN2) of two terminals, with the negative
terminal connected to the camera interior GND. Connect two cables to the positive and negative
terminals. When electrical continuity or insulation is created between the terminals, the viewer will
be notifi ed of either status.
When connecting sensors and switches, connect terminals that are electrically isolated from the
respective power and GND.
Do not push the external device I/O terminal button with too much force. Doing so may cause the button
to remain pushed-in.
External Device Output Terminals (OUT1, OUT2)
External device output terminals consist of two sets (OUT1, OUT2) of two terminals. The sets have
no polarity. Controls from the viewer can be used to switch between electrical continuity and
insulation from one terminal to the next. Using optical couplers, the output terminals are isolated
from the camera's internal circuit.
The load connected to the output terminals should be within the following rating range.
Rating between output terminals:
Internal Connection Diagram
Maximum voltage 50 VDC
Continuous load current at or below 100 mA
+3.3 V
1 kΩ
10 kΩ
10 kΩ
External device
Output terminal
IN1, IN2
0.1 µF
Adaptive wiring for external device cables
External device
Solid conductor AWG: No. 28 – 22
Output terminal
Conductor size: Φ 0.32 – Φ 0.65 mm (Φ 0.013 – Φ 0.026 in.)
Cable strip should be approx. 8 – 9 mm (0.31 – 0.35 in.).
Audio Input/Output Terminals
Each audio input/output terminal has one input system and one output system.
Connecting the camera to an audio input/output device such as a microphone or a speaker with
an amplifi er allows you to send/receive audio through the viewer.
Use the bundled audio interface cable to connect audio input/output devices to the camera.
Use the Φ 3.5 mm (Φ 0.14 in.) monaural mini-jack connector to connect an audio output device
with the audio interface cable.
The long end (has cable marker) from the bifurcation point in the
Cable marker
cable corresponds to the audio output terminal. The short end
(does not have cable marker) from the bifurcation point in the cable
corresponds to the audio input terminal.
Audio Input Dual LINE IN/MIC IN (monaural input)
Although the camera has a single audio input system, it supports two types of microphone input:
LINE IN and MIC IN. Before using the audio input, change the [Audio Input] on the Setting Page
(see "Audio Input" in the "VB-M700F/VB-M600D/VB-M600VE Operation Guide"). LINE IN is
selected by default.
Input terminal: Φ 3.5 mm (Φ 0.14 in.) mini-jack (monaural)
Dynamic MIC IN
Input impedance: 1.75 kΩ ± 20%
* Supported microphones: Output impedance: 400Ω – 600Ω
Condenser MIC IN
Input impedance (microphone bias resistance): 2.2 kΩ ± 20%
Microphone power supply: plug-in power (voltage: 1.8 V)
Φ 1.30
* Supported microphones: Condenser microphones with plug-in power support
(Φ 0.051)
Input level: Max. 1 Vp-p
* Use a microphone with an amplifi er.
Audio Output Terminal LINE OUT (monaural output)
Connect the camera to a speaker with an amplifi er. Audio can be sent to the speaker from RM
Output terminal: Φ 3.5 mm (Φ 0.14 in.) mini-jack (monaural)
Output level: Max. 1 Vp-p
* Use a speaker with an amplifi er.
Using the wrong settings in [Audio Input] may damage the camera and/or microphone. Be sure to
confi gure settings correctly.
Microphone characteristics may affect volume and sound quality.
Use RM Viewer to send audio to the speaker. VB-M600 Viewer cannot be used to send audio.
Images and audio do not always synchronize properly.
Audio may be interrupted depending on PC characteristics and network environment.
Images and audio can be distributed to up to 30 clients. However, audio may be interrupted when
distributing to many clients.
Audio may be interrupted when using antivirus software.
Connecting and disconnecting the LAN cable interrupts the audio. Use the viewer to reconnect.



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