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Version 1.0 | 14/03/2013

User Manual

Wireless N Day & Night Pan/Tilt Cloud Camera
DCS-5020L

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Version 1.0 | 14/03/2013 User Manual Wireless N Day & Night Pan/Tilt Cloud Camera DCS-5020L...
  • 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

    WPS - Push Button Setup ............17 Status ....................45 Mounting the Camera...............18 Device Info ................45 mydlink ...................20 Active User ................46 Configuration ..............21 Troubleshooting ..............47 Using the Web Configuration Interface ......21 Live Video ..................22 Technical Specifications ..........50 Setup ....................23 D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 4: Product Overview

    Section 1 - Product Overview Product Overview Product Overview Package Contents • DCS-5020L Wireless N Day & Night Pan/Tilt Cloud Camera • CAT5 Ethernet Cable • Power Adapter • Manual and Software on CD • Quick Install Guide • Mounting Bracket and Screws If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller.
  • Page 5: Introduction

    Congratulations on your purchase of the DCS-5020L Wireless N Day & Night Pan/Tilt Cloud Camera. The DCS-5020L is a versatile and unique solution for your home or small office. Unlike a standard webcam, the DCS-5020L is a complete system with a built-in CPU and web server that transmits high quality video images for security and surveillance.
  • Page 6: Features

    Pan/Tilt for Wide Viewing Area Patrol a large area with one camera thanks to the DCS-5020L’s pan and tilt functions. You can use the web interface to manually adjust the camera lens position, or set up to 24 pre-defined preset positions, enabling you to quickly move to frequently used points of interest.
  • Page 7: Hardware Overview

    Section 1 - Product Overview Hardware Overview Front View Light Sensor IR LED Camera Lens Manual Focus Bezel Microphone Power and Link LED WPS LED D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 8: Rear View

    Section 1 - Product Overview Rear View Power Connector Ethernet Port WPS Button Reset Button D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 9: Installation

    Installation There are three ways to set up your camera: Zero Configuration Setup: If you have a mydlink-enabled router (D-Link cloud router), this is the easiest way to set up your camera. Refer to “Zero Configuration Setup” on page 10.
  • Page 10: Zero Configuration Setup

    Connect your camera to your mydlink-enabled Cloud Router and Zero Configuration will automatically configure your DCS-5020L and add the camera to your mydlink account. After the short time it takes to do this you can remotely access your camera from the website (http://www.mydlink.com) to manage and monitor your DCS-5020L.
  • Page 11 New device Found! pop-up notification in the bottom-left corner. 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-5020L D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 12 “Configuration” on page 21 for advanced configuration of your camera. Note: If the live image is blurry or out of focus, you can manually adjust the focus by rotating the manual focus bezel surrounding the camera lens. D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 13: Camera Setup Wizard

    If you do not have a CD-ROM drive, or the CD is missing, please download the Setup Wizard from http://www.mydlink.com/support D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 14: Mac Users

    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. If you do not have a CD-ROM drive, or the CD is missing, please download the Setup Wizard from http://www.mydlink.com/support D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 15: Manual Hardware Installation

    “WPS - Push Button Setup” on page 17. If your router does not support WPS, you will still be able to set up your camera’s wireless settings in the camera’s web interface. D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 16: Wireless Installation Considerations

    Section 2 - Installation Wireless Installation Considerations Your D-Link Wireless Network Camera lets you access your network using a wireless connection 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.
  • Page 17: Wps - Push Button Setup

    WPS feature. If you are not sure where the WPS button is on your router, please refer to your router’s User Manual. The DCS-5020L will automatically create a secure wireless connection to your router. While connecting, the blue LED will flash and your camera will reboot.
  • Page 18: Mounting The Camera

    Be sure to leave enough cable length protruding from the top to allow connection to the camera. Fasten the mounting bracket to the wall using the screws provided. Do not overtighten the screws as this may crack the mounting bracket. D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 19 Using the supplied thumbscrew, fasten the camera to the mounting bracket. Connect the power and Ethernet cables to the camera. Adjust the angle of the arm on the mounting bracket as required. Tighten the thumbscrew to lock the arm in place. D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 20: Mydlink

    After registering your DCS-5020L 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 21: Configuration

    After completing the Camera Installation Wizard, your camera is ready to use. The camera’s built-in web configuration interface is designed to allow you to easily access and configure your DCS-5020L. There are two ways in which you can access your camera’s web configuration interface:...
  • Page 22: Live Video

    If you have set the night mode to manual, the night mode feature can be toggled using these buttons Note: If the live image is blurry or out of focus, you can manually adjust the focus by rotating the manual focus bezel surrounding the camera lens. D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 23: 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 Setup Wizard” on page 13 for more details. D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 24: 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: DHCP Connection (Default): If you are connected to a router, or are not sure which connection to use, select DHCP Connection.
  • Page 25 Configure the correct time 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-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 26: Network Setup

    Enable this setting to configure your camera as a UPnP device in the network. You can also enable UPnP port forwarding. Bonjour Enable this setting to allow your camera to be discovered by the Bonjour Settings: service. You can also specify a Bonjour name for the device. D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 27: Wireless Setup

    Wireless Select the wireless security mode used by your wireless network. If you Security Mode: select WEP or WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK, enter the password for your wireless network in the text box that appears. D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 28: Extender Setup

    WPA/WPA2 encryption. • WPA/WPA2 - This is currently the most advanced encryption method. Enter a Pre-shared Key (PSK/password) in the text box provided. Wireless clients will require this password in order to access your extended network. D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 29: Dynamic Dns (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: This allows you to specify the periodic update time for the DDNS address. D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 30: Image Setup

    Allows you to adjust the brightness level. Select a setting between -5 and Control: Contrast Allows you to adjust the contrast level. Select a setting between -5 and +5. Control: Saturation Allows you to adjust the saturation level. Select a setting between -5 and Control: D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 31: Video

    Lowest. Default View Select the default encoding to use when viewing your video on the Live Mode: Video page. Light Select the frequency used by your lighting and power to help reduce Frequency: image flicker. D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 32: Audio

    This section allows you to adjust the audio settings for your camera. Note: Please wait a few seconds for the camera to adjust the audio after making changes. Audio Settings: You may Enable or Disable the camera audio feed. Volume Select the desired volume percentage level. Settings: D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 33: 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-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 34: Sound Detection

    Specify the volume level that a sound must exceed in order to trigger the Level: sound detection feature. The graph at the bottom of the page will show the current volume levels being detected by the camera. D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 35: Mail

    Note: You can also use STARTTLS, which will use SMTP server port number 587. Note: If you want to use a Yahoo SMTP server, the SMTP server address will be different between each registered region, and only SMTP port 465 is supported for SSL-TLS. D-Link DCS-5020L 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-5020L 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 the desired base file name for your snapshots. D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 38 Specify the maximum file size and duration of the videos to be uploaded. Test FTP Server: 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. D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 39: 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-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 40: Day/night Mode

    This sets the camera to always use Night mode. Mode: Day Mode This sets the camera to use Day mode during the times you specify, and Schedule: will switch to Night mode outside the times you specify. D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 41: Camera Control

    • Enter a name to help you easily identify the preset. • Click on the Set button to save the preset. • Any pre-saved positions can be cleared by selecting the desired preset and clicking on the Clear button. D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 42: 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-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 43: 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-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 44: 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-5020L, download the latest firmware from the D-Link Support Page to your local hard drive.
  • Page 45: Status

    Section 3 - Configuration Status Device Info This section displays all the detailed information about your device and network settings. D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 46: 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-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 47: Troubleshooting

    You can manually adjust the focus of the lens by rotating the bezel on the front of the camera (surrounding the lens). While watching the live view, rotate the bezel until the desired level of focus is achieved. D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 48 7. The camera is producing noisy images. How can I solve the problem? The video images might be noisy if the camera is used in a very low light environment. Try switching to night mode if you are consistently monitoring a low light area. D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 49 Java installed. Java can be downloaded from http://www.java.com If you are using Internet Explorer with a version number 6 or lower, 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-5020L User Manual...
  • Page 50: Technical Specifications

    • 8 MB • DHCP Client • NTP Client (D-Link) RESET BUTTON • DNS Client • Reset to factory default • DDNS Client (Dyndns and D-Link) VIDEO CODECS • SMTP Client • H.264 • FTP Client • MJPEG • HTTP Server •...
  • Page 51 • 20-80% RH non-condensing 3A CONTROL EMISSION (EMI), SAFETY & OTHER CERTIFICATIONS • AGC (Auto Gain Control) • FCC Class B • AWB (Auto White Balance) • IC • AES (Auto Electronic Shutter) • C-Tick • CE D-Link DCS-5020L User Manual...

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