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Version 1.0 | 06/30/2014
User Manual
PowerLine HD Day/Night Cloud Camera
PowerLine HD Day/Night Cloud Camera kit
DCS-6045L/DCS-6045LKT

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Version 1.0 | 06/30/2014 User Manual PowerLine HD Day/Night Cloud Camera PowerLine HD Day/Night Cloud Camera kit DCS-6045L/DCS-6045LKT...

  • Page 2: Manual Overview

    Manual Overview 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.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Internet Connection Setup Wizard ......28 Introduction ................... 5 Network Setup ..............30 Features .................... 6 DDNS ..................31 DCS-6045L Hardware Overview ..........7 Image Setup .................32 Front View ................7 Audio and Video ..............33 Rear View ................. 8 Time and Date ..............34 DHP-308AV Hardware Overview ..........

  • Page 4: Product Overview

    Section 1 - Product Overview Product Overview Package Contents • DCS-6045L PowerLine HD Day/Night Cloud Camera • Mounting Kit with Screws • Power Cord • Quick Install Guide • Manual and Software on CD • DHP-308AV (Only included with the DCS-6045LKT Starter Kit) Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage than the one included with your product will cause damage and void the warranty for this product.

  • Page 5: Introduction

    PC. Send e-mail notifications with snapshots or video clips whenever motion or sound is detected using just the DCS-6045L and an Internet connection. You can customize areas of the video to monitor for motion to keep watch over entry ways, and you can set volume limits to detect when a loud sound is picked up by the camera.

  • Page 6: Features

    Data Transmission Over Electrical Wiring The DCS-6045L plugs directly into a power outlet, and does not require any additional cables. Designed to be used with any D-Link PowerLine adapter, which turns every power outlet into a possible network connection to access digital media devices, game consoles, print servers, computers, and network storage devices throughout your home.

  • Page 7: Dcs-6045l Hardware Overview

    Section 1 - Product Overview DCS-6045L Hardware Overview Front View Light Sensor Camera Lens IR LED Microphone Power LED PLC LED Link LED D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 8: Rear View

    Section 1 - Product Overview Rear View Power Connector MicroSD Slot PLC Sync Button Reset Button Power On/Off Switch D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 9: Dhp-308av Hardware Overview

    Section 1 - Product Overview DHP-308AV Hardware Overview Front View Power LED PLC Link LED Network Connectivity LED D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 10: Rear View

    Section 1 - Product Overview Rear View Power Plug D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 11: Rear View

    Section 1 - Product Overview Rear View LAN Port PLC Sync Button D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 12

    5. To help prevent against electrical shock, be sure to plug the power cables into properly grounded electrical outlets. 6. The PowerLine device is equipped with a three-pronged plug to help ensure proper grounding. Do not use adapter plugs or remove the grounding prong from the cable. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 13: Important Safety Instructions

    8. Do not cover or block the vents on the device. 9. Make sure that the device has adequate room for ventilation. 10. Avoid placing the device near a heater or radiator. 11. The device should be located only where sufficient ventilation can be ensured. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 14: Installation

    Manual Hardware Installation: This section shows you how to manually set up your camera, though in order to use the mydlink features of your camera, you will still need to run the Camera Installation Wizard. Refer to page 21. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 15: Zero Configuration Setup

    Connect your camera to your mydlink-enabled Cloud Router and Zero Configuration will automatically configure your DCS-6045L and automatically add the camera to your mydlink account. After the short time it takes to do this you can remotely access your camera from the www.mydlink.com website to manage and monitor your DCS-6045L.

  • Page 16

    Click the notification to continue. A summary and confirmation notification will appear with the automatically configured details. Make a note of the details and click Yes to add the camera to your account. DCS-6045L D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 17

    Your camera is now set up, and you can skip to “mydlink” on page 24 to learn more about the mydlink features of this camera, or to “Configuration” on page 25 for advanced configuration of your camera. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 18: Camera Installation Wizard

    Note: If the autorun program does not open, go to My Computer, browse to your CD drive, and double-click on the autorun.exe file. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 19: Mac Users

    CD drive and double-click on the SetupWizard file. After about 20-30 seconds, the Setup Wizard will open, which will guide you step-by-step through the installation process from connecting your hardware to configuring your camera and registering it with your mydlink account. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 20: Plc - Push Button Setup

    If you are not sure where the PLC button is on your adapter, please refer to your adapter User Manual. The DCS-6045L will automatically create a secure connection to your PowerLine adapter. While connecting, the green LED will flash and your camera will reboot.

  • Page 21: Manual Hardware Installation

    Configuration Setup. Connect the Camera Plug in the camera power cord into the DCS-6045L. Move the power switch to the ON position and wait for the PWR, PLC, and LNK to turn green. If you have an existing PowerLine adapter, you will need to press and hold the PLC button on the camera for 5 seconds.

  • Page 22: Mounting The Camera

    Run the cable through the back of the mounting bracket, securing mounting b it with the built-in guides. Be sure to leave enough cable length protruding from the top to allow connection to the camera. bracket, sec cable length camera. Step 4: D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual Fasten the...

  • Page 23

    Connect the camera power cord to the camera. Step 6: Step 6: adjust the a Adjust the angle of the arm on the mounting bracket as required. Tighten the tighten the thumbscrew to lock the arm in place. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 24: Mydlink

    After registering your DCS-6045L camera with a mydlink account in the Camera Installation Wizard, you will be able to remotely access your camera from the www.mydlink.com website. After signing in to your mydlink account, you will see a screen similar...

  • Page 25: Configuration

    After completing the Camera Installation Wizard, you are ready to use your camera. The camera’s built-in Web configuration interface is designed to allow you to easily access and configure your DCS-6045L. At the end of the wizard, enter the IP address of your camera into a web browser, such as Internet Explorer .

  • Page 26: Live Video

    Click the H.264 or MJPEG radio button to choose which stream to view. Video Compression Format: Zoom: Click on these buttons to zoom in and out of the video. Audio: Click on these buttons to turn audio playback on and off. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 27: Setup

    Manual Internet Connection Setup. Note: To register your camera with mydlink and enable its mydlink-related features, you will need to use the Camera Installation Wizard. Please refer to “Camera Installation Wizard” on page 18 for more details. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 28: Internet Connection Setup Wizard

    Section 3 - Configuration Internet Connection Setup Wizard This wizard will guide you through a step-by-step process to configure your new D-Link Camera and connect the camera to the Internet. Click Next to continue. Select what kind of Internet connection your camera should use: •...

  • Page 29

    Select the correct time zone to ensure that all events are triggered, captured, and scheduled at the right time. Click Next to continue. This page displays your configured settings. Click Apply to save and activate your changes, or click Back to change your settings. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 30: Network Setup

    You can enable or disable Bonjour services. Bonjour provides a simple way of sharing services on your camera to other clients on your network. Bonjour Name: Enter a name that will be used with Bonjour to help identify your camera. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 31: Ddns

    Enter your username or e-mail used to connect to the DDNS. Password: Enter your password used to connect to the DDNS server. Timeout: You can set a refresh timeout by entering the number of hours before the current DDNS session will expire. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 32: Image Setup

    Allows you to adjust the brightness level. Control: Contrast Allows you to adjust the contrast level. Control: Saturation Allows you to adjust the saturation level. Control: Light Select the frequency used by your lighting and power to help reduce Frequency: image flicker. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 33: Audio And Video

    You can enable or disable the onboard camera microphone by checking this option. Volume: If the microphone option is enabled, you can set the volume of the microphone by selecting an option from the dropdown menu. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 34: Time And Date

    If Synchronize NTP Server is disabled, you can set the date and time and Time manually. You can also click on the Copy Your Computer’s Time Settings Manually: to automatically set the date and time based on your computer’s settings. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 35: Mail

    If the SMTP server uses authentication, enter your user name. Password: If the SMTP server uses authentication, enter your password. Use SSL-TLS/ If your e-mail server requires a secure authentication connection, you can STARTTLS: select the type of authentication by choosing either SSL-TLS or STARTTLS. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 36

    This is the same as e-mailing images, as specified above, but will take video video clips clips according to the Video Limit settings you specify. to an e-mail account: Test E-mail This will send a test e-mail according to the e-mail settings you have Account: specified above. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 37: Ftp

    Set how frequently you want images to be taken and uploaded. You can Frequency: choose to upload by frames per second, or by seconds per frame. Base File Name: Set what you want the base file name to be for your snapshots. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 38

    Clicking on the Test button will send a test JPEG snapshot to the FTP server specified above to make sure that your settings are correct. This will send a test e-mail according to the e-mail settings you have specified above. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 39: Sd Recording

    Set the capacity of your local SD Card to prevent the system from becoming unstable. Cyclic: When this option is selected, it will cause the oldest image files to be deleted when the system requires storage space for new image files. Click Save Settings to save your changes. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 40

    Test SD Card: You can test the the SD card by clicking on the Test button. This will write a small file to the card. Click Save Settings to save your changes. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 41: Motion Detection

    Schedule that you define. Sensitivity: Specify the amount of difference required to determine whether there was motion. Detection Use your mouse to click on the areas of the video that you would like to Areas: monitor for motion. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 42: Sound Detection

    Specify whether you want to Always have motion detection enabled, or Time: according to a Schedule that you define. Detection Specify the volume level that a sound must exceed in order to be “detected”. Level: D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 43: Sd Management

    Refresh: Reloads the file and folder information from the SD card. Format SD Card: Click this icon to automatically format the SD card and create “picture” & “video” folders. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 44: Maintenance

    Add. A maximum of 8 user accounts can be created. User List: Displays the account names of authorized users. You can modify or delete an account by clicking on its modify or delete icon. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 45: System

    To Factory the factory defaults. Please note that this will erase any changes you have Default: made to the settings of the camera. Reboot The Click the Reboot the Device button to reboot the camera. Device: D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 46: Firmware Upgrade

    Section 3 - Configuration Firmware Upgrade Your current firmware version and date will be displayed on your screen. You may go to the D-Link Support Page to check for the latest firmware versions available. To upgrade the firmware on your DCS-6045L, download the latest firmware from the D-Link Support Page to your local hard drive.

  • Page 47: Status

    Section 3 - Configuration Status Device Info This section displays all the detailed information about your device and network settings. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 48: Active User

    Section 3 - Configuration Active User This page lists all the active users’ information including the User Name, IP address, and the time that camera access began. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 49: Troubleshooting

    To reset your camera, please use an unfolded paperclip to press and hold the RESET button for at least 10 seconds while your camera is plugged in. 3. Why does the LED not light up? The power supply might be faulty. Confirm that you are using the provided DC 5V power supply for this network camera. Verify that the power D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 50

    8. The images are poor quality, how can I improve the image quality? Make sure that your computer’s display properties are set to at least 6-bit color. Using 16 or 256 colors on your computer will produce dithering D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 51

    You may also need to change the security settings on your browser to allow the ActiveX plug-in to be installed. If you are using Internet Explorer with a version number lower than 6, then you will need to upgrade your Web browser software in order to view the streaming video transmitted by the Network Camera. D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

  • Page 52: Technical Specifications

    • Focal length: 3.3 mm, F2.0 • NTP Client (D-Link) SENSOR • DNS Client • 1/4” 1 MP Progressive CMOS Sensor • DDNS Client (Dyndns and D-Link) • SMTP Client IR LED • FTP Client • 6 meter illumination distance •...

  • Page 53

    • 0 ˚C to 40 ˚C (32 ˚F to 104 ˚F) STORAGE TEMPERATURE • -20 ˚C to 70 ˚C (-4 ˚F to 158 ˚F) HUMIDITY • 20-80% RH non-condensing EMISSION (EMI), SAFETY & OTHER CERTIFICATIONS • FCC Class B • IC • C-Tick • CE D-Link DCS-6045L User Manual...

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