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Please read this user's manual carefully before operation.
Be sure to read the "aSafe Use of Equipment" section before using this equipment.
Store this manual in a readily accessible location for future reference.
Before Using the VB150
Setting Up the VB150
Detail Settings
VB Administration Tools


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  • Page 1 NETWORK CAMERA SERVER VB150 User's Manual Introduction Before Using the VB150 Setting Up the VB150 Detail Settings VB Administration Tools Appendix Please read this user's manual carefully before operation. Be sure to read the "aSafe Use of Equipment" section before using this equipment.
  • Page 2 Thank you for purchasing the Canon Network Camera Server VB150 (referred to hereafter as the VB150). This manual describes how to set up and use the VB150. Read this manual carefully before using the VB150 to ensure effective operation. In particular make sure that you read the "aSafe Use of Equipment"...
  • Page 3: Checking The Package Contents

    Checking the Package Contents The VB150 package contains the following items. If any of these items is missing, please contact the retailer from which you purchased the product. 1. VB150 main unit 2. AC Adapter PA-V16 3. AC cable 1 meter ( 4.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Important Warnings ..........7 a Important Operational Instructions ......7 a IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ....9 Maintenance ............... 12 Chapter 1 Before Using the VB150 Features of the VB150 .......... 15 System Overview ..........17 Operating Environment ........19 Viewer Software ............
  • Page 5 Chapter 4 VB Administration Tools Overview of VB Administration Tools ....59 Installing VB Administration Tools ...... 61 Starting Up VB Administration Tools ....63 Panorama Creation Tool ........65 Panorama Creation Tool Display Screen ....66 Capturing Panorama Pictures ........67 Updating/Deleting Panorama Pictures .......
  • Page 6 Contents of the PDF on the CD-ROM Viewer Software User's Manual (VIEWER-E.pdf) Introduction WebView Livescope Overview ........5 Viewer Overview ............6 Operating Environment ..........8 Viewer for Java Preparations for Using the Viewer for Java ....10 Starting Up the Viewer for Java ........12 Using the Viewer for Java ...........
  • Page 7: How To Read This Manual

    This guide describes a carefully before using couple of specific examples the VB150. of the picture recording function using the VB150. A Picture list of the log messages is User's Manual Recording (This document) User’s Guide also contained in this guide.
  • Page 8: Asafe Use Of Equipment

    Date of Purchase Dealer Purchased from Dealer Address Dealer Phone No. Model No. VB150 Serial No. MAC Address a Important Operational Instructions a WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS EQUIPMENT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
  • Page 9 If such changes or modifications should be made, you could be required to stop operation of the equipment. Canon U.S.A. Inc. One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042, U.S.A. Tel No. (516) 328-5600 IC NOTICE This product does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus as set out in the Interference-causing equipment standard entitled ‘Digital Apparatus’, ICES-003 of the Industry Canada.
  • Page 10: Important Safety Instructions

    In these safety instructions, the word Quick stops, excessive force, and “equipment” refers to the Canon Network uneven surfaces may cause the Camera Server VB150 and all its equipment and cart combination to accessories. overturn. 1. Read Instructions - All the safety and 9.
  • Page 11 Canon or that have other electric light or power circuits, the same characteristics as the original or where it can fall into such power part.
  • Page 12 - The equipment emits any smoke, heat, abnormal noise, or unusual odor. - A metal object falls into the equipment. - The equipment is damaged in some way. 23. Please observe the following when using the equipment. Failure to do so can result in a fire or electric shock.
  • Page 13: Maintenance

    a Safe Use of Equipment Maintenance Cleaning the Equipment 1. Unplug the AC adapter from the wall outlet. 2. Carefully wipe the equipment with a soft cloth that has been moistened with water or a mild detergent. WARNING Do not use flammable solvents such as alcohol, benzene or thinners. The use of such substances can cause a fire or electric shock.
  • Page 15: Chapter 1 Before Using The Vb150

    Chapter Before Using the VB150 This chapter contains information that you should read before using the VB150. It also describes the features of the VB150, the system overview, the operating environment, and the name and functions of the system components.
  • Page 16: Features Of The Vb150

    Features of the VB150 The VB150 is a system that distributes live video via the Internet or an intranet. It can be used in a wide variety of applications such as distributing live video from a Web site or monitoring.
  • Page 17 The VB150 has a built-in Web server. If Web page data is written onto a flash memory card (sold separately), the VB150 will be able to distribute Web pages and videos over the Web. Since the VB150 also has a built-in FTP server, Web page data can be sent from a remote location as a file (FTP).
  • Page 18: System Overview

    System Overview The system is made up of the VB150 and viewer software. The viewer software can display videos distributed from the VB150 on the viewer screen and allows user to control the camera. Capable of distributing live video, controlling cameras, and...
  • Page 19: Viewer For Pc

    (Supplied) Viewer for PC Controls camera angle, zoom, etc., and monitors camera images Viewer Software (Built into the VB150) Viewer for Java Controls camera angle, zoom, etc., and monitors camera images Viewer Software for Monitoring (Sold separately) WebView Livescope MV/LE...
  • Page 20: Operating Environment

    Operating Environment Viewer Software (→ d Viewer Software User's Manual) The viewer software that are supplied with the VB150. They lets you view the video captured by the camera connected to the VB150 and control the camera. Viewer for Java Ver. 3.3...
  • Page 21: Viewer Software For Monitoring Use (Sold Separately)

    RS-232C cables for camera control (→ P.2) is also available in lengths other than the ones provided. Also, note that the supplied RS-232C cable for camera control cannot be used for the NU-700. For further information, contact your Canon dealer.
  • Page 22: System Components And Their Operation

    Col/Rx LED (Shows the Ethernet receiving status) Receiving lit green Collision lit orange When you turn the VB150 power on, the power LED glows orange for several seconds and then turns green. This is normal and does not indicate a fault.
  • Page 23 (supports modem card, wireless LAN card and flash memory card) Factory defaults reset switch You can return all settings on the VB150 to the factory default settings by holding down this button with a pointed object and as you plug the AC adapter into the wall outlet (→P.108).
  • Page 25: Chapter 2 Setting Up The Vb150

    Chapter Setting Up the VB150 This chapter describes how to connect up the equipment in the system, how to specify the basic system settings and how to check that the camera image is displayed correctly.
  • Page 26: Setup Workflow

    The procedure for setting up the VB150 and checking the video image begins with connecting the camera to the VB150, connecting the VB150 to the PC via a hub and specifying the various settings. The next step is to check that video from the camera can be displayed and that the camera can be controlled.
  • Page 27: Checking Operation

    Checking operation Access the VB150 from a Web browser. Display the video from the top page of the camera server and check that video is displayed properly (→ P.31).
  • Page 28: Connecting The Camera

    In this description, we begin by connecting 2 cameras to the VB150. The RS-232C cables are connected to the CC1 and CC2 port on the VB150 and the video cables are connected to V1 and V2. In this way, one camera is connected to CC1-V1 and the other to CC2-V2.
  • Page 29: Initializing The Vb150

    Precautions for Turning the VB150 On and Off The VB150 has no power switch. To turn the VB150 off and on, unplug the AC adapter. When you unplug the AC adapter from the wall outlet, wait at least 5 seconds and then plug the AC adapter into the wall outlet.
  • Page 30 User Name : root Password : VB150 Then enter the IP address and subnet mask you want to set for the VB150. If you want to specify a default gateway address, enable the [Set the default route to Ethernet] check box and then enter the default gateway address.
  • Page 31 ● To restore the factory default settings, refer to page 108. ● Be sure to turn off the power to the VB150 and to the camera before you change the camera’s connection to the VB150. After you have changed the...
  • Page 32: Checking Operation

    3. Checking operation When you have completed the initial setup, check that the VB150 works properly. Use the VB150 top page to simplify checking. Select the MAC address of the VB150 you want to check the operation of and click the [Open Test Page] button.
  • Page 33 Chapter Detail Settings This chapter describes the method for specifying detailed settings. The VB Administration Tools described in Chapter 4 provide a convenient way to set view restrictions and presets.
  • Page 34: Detail Settings

    Detail Settings Accessing the Settings Title Page The various settings on the VB150 are specified by using a browser to access Web pages on the VB150. You begin by accessing the Settings Title Page. Use the browser to access http://"IP address"/"path".
  • Page 35: Settings Title Page

    Settings Title Page From this settings title page, you can move to each settings pages and confirm the changes to the settings, write the changes to the VB150 memory and perform restarts. Settings Title Page for VB150 "Japanese" button Click this button to display the settings page in Japanese.
  • Page 36: System Settings Page

    You can only change the date and time on the and log mail is set, the log mail will be sent with the VB150 when the "Set the clock to the following following subject line: time" option is ticked. Because this setting is Subject: Syslog message from Tokyo-showroom returned to the VB150 when the "Send Config.
  • Page 37: Network Settings Page

    If errors are found in any of these items, you may be completely Note unable to access the VB150 via Ethernet and it may only be possible to recover the problem by using the Initial Setup Tool (→ P.28) to correct the error.
  • Page 38 ● When you change an IP address, please re-access the Settings Title Page with the new IP address (→ P.34). ● Turn the VB150 off before you insert a wireless LAN card or a modem card. ● Physically different networks should be used for Ethernet and wireless LAN connections.
  • Page 39 ● If you are using PPP, take care when entering the phone number. Also, when Primarily Call(PPP) is selected, the VB150 will continue calling to the Note specified phone number. Be mindful of phone charges that apply when using Primarily Call(PPP).
  • Page 40 Static Route Control Route settings required when communicating with a wide-area network through a router. When using Ethernet or wireless LAN together with PPP, set the route as needed. "Default Route" Specify the route that would normally be used. A gateway address is required if a router on the Ethernet or the wireless LAN side is used.
  • Page 41: Camera And Video Settings Page

    "Wide Converter" ● If multiple cameras are connected to the Always select "Used" when a wide-angle converter (sold separately for VC-C4) is VB150, the bundled viewer software (→ P.19) mounted on the camera. Note can be used to switch between video "Video Capture Size"...
  • Page 42 "Camera Control Port" Select the camera control connector (→ P. 22) to which the camera is connected. Select "Not controlled" for cameras that are not connected or not controlled. "Cascade Number" If cameras are cascade connected, select numbers assigned to the cameras. Numbers in ascending order from 1 are assigned to each camera starting with the first camera connected to camera control...
  • Page 43 Detail Settings Cascade connections for the VC-C4 and VC-C4R The cascade function of the VC-C4/VC-C4R can be used with the VB150. This Notes enables control of up to 4 cameras from a single VB150. Cascade connection Connection to separate terminals ●...
  • Page 44 Vertical video capture range Do not attempt to manually change the camera head angle of the VC-C4/VC- C4R/NU-700. If the camera head is accidentally moved by hand or other objects Note touching it, be sure to reboot the VB150. (→ P.57)
  • Page 45 Detail Settings About View Restriction ● The pan and tilt range changes with the zoom ratio (field of view angle). When you set the view If the zoom is set to wide-angle restriction, the angles of camera and the angle of camera movement movement are automatically remains the same, video capture restricted.
  • Page 46: Preset Settings Page

    Preset Settings Page Use this page to specify the settings for preset camera positions provided to users. Using the VB Administration Tools is a convenient way to set presets (→ P.75). Common Setting "Restrict Camera Control to Presets" Camera control by using the Viewer for PC and the Viewer for Java can be restricted to the preset angles specified in Preset 1-8.
  • Page 47: Picture Recording And External Device I/O Settings Page

    A Flash Memory card is required for recording pictures. no memory card in the VB150 slot. Files created at yyyy/mm/dd HH:MM:SS:CC ● The data size that can be recorded for (CC = 1/100th sec. units) are placed in the yyyymmdd/HHQQ (QQ = 15-min.
  • Page 48 “Camera Name” setting Pan position -179.99 to 180.00 Tilt position -179.99 to 180.00 Zoom position 0.01 to Camera server “Device Name” setting (or VB150) Year of shot 1999-2037 Month of shot 1-12 Date of shot 1-31 Day of shot 0-6 (correspond to Sun. to Sat.)
  • Page 49 Detail Settings Picture Recording and output : triggered by external device Use this setting to operate the picture recording function when recording is performed in conjunction with an external device such as a sensor or switch. For a detailed example of actual operation, see "dPicture Recording User's Guide"...
  • Page 50 Picture Recording Triggered by External Devices Picture Recording A ● Picture recording triggered by an external device can be performed based on the timing of ON and OFF events or by recording pictures between ON event and OFF event. A: Pre-event recording for an ON event B: Post-event recording for an ON event (Fixed at 1 sec.
  • Page 51 Detail Settings Picture Recording Output: by Schedule Use this setting to operate the picture recording function based on a schedule set beforehand. For a detailed example of actual operation, see "dPicture Recording User's Guide" (→ P.3). "Schedule 1 to 4" Up to 4 schedules can be specified.
  • Page 52: Access Control Settings Page

    Access Control Settings Page From this page, you can permit access to the VB150 to specific authorized users only, and you can control who may and may not access from a specific host. In either case, access by restricted user is prohibited.
  • Page 53 Detail Settings Authorized/Restricted Host List Descriptions The Host Restriction function applies to hosts running client applications such as viewer. Access restrictions are imposed using a list made up of one or more entries written using the format described below. Listing Format [!]addr[-addr2] ●...
  • Page 54 Example 4: To prohibit access from hosts in a given address range while permitting access from one host within that range ! Access from hosts with IP addresses from to is prohibited, except for the host at, from which access is permitted. Example 5:To prohibit access from hosts in a given address range while permitting access from a range of hosts within that range
  • Page 55: Webview Livescope Settings Page

    Detail Settings Webview Livescope Settings Page Use this page to specify settings for WebView Livescope. WebView Livescope "Video Transmission Port" Sets the TCP port number for the video transmission protocol. Enter a value between 1 and 65535. The default setting is 65310.
  • Page 56: Miscellaneous Settings Page

    0 to 20. If the setting is 0, keep-alive connections are prohibited. "Global Address for Web Pages" If a private address has been set in the VB150 and you want to use the router's NAT functions to have a fixed global address for the VB150 (d"Guide to Creating...
  • Page 57 Even if settings are made for this page, this function will not operate unless a Note flash memory card is inserted into the slot on the VB150. ● See Log Messages in the "dGuide to Creating Web Pages for Video Distribution"...
  • Page 58: Administration Tools Settings Page

    All but the System settings and Network settings will be Select camera by which the pictures were restored to the factory default settings. Click "Restore"- recorded. "OK" buttons and the VB150 will be rebooted automatically. You can also select a combination of Time, Event and Camera.
  • Page 59: Chapter 4 Vb Administration Tools

    Chapter VB Administration Tools This chapter describes how to use the VB Administrator Tools in order to create panoramas, set view restrictions, make presets, set motion detections, view logs, and use the Admin Viewer. Although view restriction and preset settings can be made following the procedures described in Chapter 3, the VB Administration Tools makes it easier to adjust these settings.
  • Page 60: Overview Of Vb Administration Tools

    Restriction Tool," "Preset Setting Tool," "Motion Detection Setting Tool," "Log Viewer," and "Admin Viewer" applications. Operations such as setting the VB150 or viewing pictures from a remote location with special privileges, checking operating status or obtaining logs are easily performed through the Internet or Intranet.
  • Page 61 Log Viewer (→ P.89) This tool enables viewing of operation status logs that are output to the VB150. Admin Viewer (→ P.92) This tool has a special privileges function aimed at administrators of the VB150. Use it when setting presets, view restrictions, etc.
  • Page 62: Installing Vb Administration Tools

    Installing VB Administration Tools VB Administration Tools require that Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or later be installed (→ P.19). Note To Install... If any other applications are running, please exit them before installation. Load the supplied CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. Double-click “AdmSetup.exe”...
  • Page 63 Start menu, two shortcuts are created in the same way. VB Administration Tools cannot be installed or operate normally in machines where the VB150-related applications listed below have been installed. Please Note uninstall these applications before installing VB Administration Tools: ●...
  • Page 64: Starting Up Vb Administration Tools

    Enter the HTTP port number that has been set in the VB150. (The default setting is 80.) ■ URL for settings (→ P.35) Enter the "path" component for the settings title page that has been set in the VB150. (The default setting is "admin".) ■...
  • Page 65 Motion Detection Setting Tool cannot be started up simultaneously. Log Viewer and Admin Viewer can be started up at the same time. ● If the connection to the VB150 is made through a proxy server, the Panorama Creation Tool, Log Viewer, and Admin Viewer cannot be used.
  • Page 66: Panorama Creation Tool

    After being created, the panorama picture can be viewed when accessed from the viewer. The Panorama Creation Tool is used to take and create panorama pictures and save them in the VB150. Without a panorama picture With a panorama picture...
  • Page 67: Panorama Creation Tool Display Screen

    Update Panorama Image button Captures panorama pictures. (→ P.68) Sends panorama pictures to the Remove image button (→ P.68) VB150 and reloads them. After taking Deletes panorama pictures. a panorama shot, be sure to click this button. Position of AE Lock switching...
  • Page 68: Capturing Panorama Pictures

    VC-C4 panorama picture VC-C4R panorama picture Capturing Panorama Pictures The entire panorama picture area is displayed during capturing. If the VB150 is accessed from the viewer and pictures are viewed, even when view Note restrictions (→ P.41, 70) have been set, there is a possibility that third parties that were originally not intended to see the pictures may see them.
  • Page 69: Updating/Deleting Panorama Pictures

    Updating/Deleting Panorama Pictures When capturing ends, the panorama picture is reflected when it is sent to the VB150 and loaded. To Update... Click the Update Panorama Image button. Or choose Update Panorama Image from the Server menu.
  • Page 70: Reconnecting

    Panorama Creation Tool Reconnecting Reconnections are made when a connection with the VB150 has been cut. To make a reconnection, choose Reconnect from the File menu. Opening/Saving Pictures Panorama pictures can be retrieved from picture files or saved as picture files.
  • Page 71: View Restriction Tool

    View Restriction Tool The View Restriction Tool is used to set view restriction visually and more easily for the VB150. The viewing range is simply set using mouse operations such as dragging, while viewing the panorama picture. Setting the viewing area with...
  • Page 72: View Restriction Tool Display Screen

    Loads the view restriction settings currently set in the VB150. Save Settings button Saves to the VB150 the view restriction settings that were sent by clicking the Apply button. After setting the view restrictions, be sure to click the Save Settings button to save the settings to the VB150.
  • Page 73 Sends to the VB150 the current view restriction settings edited with this tool. You can go to the next camera settings by clicking this Apply button. At this stage, the edited settings are not yet saved to the VB150. Be sure to click the Save Settings button to save the settings to the VB150.
  • Page 74: Setting View Restrictions

    Click the Apply button. Check the Status List to be sure the values were applied correctly. Then when the Save Settings button is clicked, the values will be saved to the VB150. Retrieving values from the camera angle of the Admin Viewer and changing settings Admin Viewer can be used to set the view restriction while confirming camera images.
  • Page 75 ● When you want to clear the view restriction settings, clear the "Apply the view restriction" check box, click the Apply and then Save Settings button save to the change the VB150. ● Even the "Apply the view restriction" is selected, view restriction is not applied when an input box is left blank.
  • Page 76: Preset Setting Tool

    Preset Setting Tool The Preset Setting Tool is any easy way to set the preset functions of the VB150. Settings can be made using simple mouse operations such as clicking and dragging while referring to the panorama picture. Setting presets using the Preset...
  • Page 77: Preset Setting Tool Display Screen

    Loads the current preset settings currently set in the VB150. Save Settings button Saves to the VB150 the preset settings that were sent by clicking the Apply button. After setting the presets, be sure to click the Save Settings button to save the settings to the VB150.
  • Page 78 Sends to the VB150 the current preset settings edited with this tool. You can go to the next preset settings by clicking this Apply button. At this stage, the edited settings are not yet saved to the VB150. Be sure to click the Save Settings button to save the settings to the VB150.
  • Page 79: Setting Presets

    Click the Apply button. Check the Status List to be sure the values were applied correctly. Then when the Save Settings button is clicked, the values will be saved to the VB150. Retrieving values from the camera angle of the Admin Viewer and changing settings Start up Admin Viewer and set the camera angle as a preset.
  • Page 80 Click the Apply button. Check the Status List to be sure the values were applied correctly. Then when the Save Settings button is clicked, the values will be saved to the VB150. Changes in the preset settings are not applied to the viewer while it is connected.
  • Page 81: Motion Detection Setting Tool

    Therefore, we recommend that you not use this function for monitoring or other purposes if consistently high levels of reliability are required. Canon accepts no liability whatsoever for faults, etc. resulting from the use of the Motion Detection Function.
  • Page 82: Motion Detection Setting Tool Display Screen

    This button can be clicked during communication with the VB150 to cut the connection. Camera Selection box This box allows you to choose which of the cameras connected to the VB150 is shown in the video display area and to switch between cameras.
  • Page 83 Display motion detection status of the server Displays the results of motion detection of the server. This allows you to check whether the settings are valid on the VB150. Status bar Upper-left level ..Displays the "Frame Rate", "Receiving Size" and "Display Size".
  • Page 84: Specifying The Motion Detection Function Settings

    (4) Set the actions to be performed when motion is detected (→ P.86). (5) Check the motion detection status of the server (→ P.87). (6) Send the settings to the VB150 to apply the specified settings (→ P.88). Continuous motion detection Enable continuous motion detection.
  • Page 85 Motion Detection Setting Tool A quick and convenient way of setting multiple schedules with the same detection settings (Sensitivity, Area Ratio, Duration) is to copy and paste the settings using “Copy Motion Detection Parameters” and “Paste Motion Detection Parameters” in the Edit menu. Setting the detection location and area In this procedure, you display the location where you want to detect motions by selecting a preset, and then set the detection area on the video display area.
  • Page 86 Setting the motion detection parameters These settings determine how great the variation must be, how large the changed area must be as a proportion of the whole detection area, and how long the variation must continue before it is recognized as motion and the specified action is performed. These 3 parameters are specified as the “Sensitivity”, “Area Ratio”...
  • Page 87 Motion Detection Setting Tool ■ Setting the area ratio To Make Settings... Dragging the Area Ratio scroll bar sets the proportion of the preset motion detection area (dotted frame) that is occupied by the area in which changes in the image were actually detected (red rectangle).
  • Page 88 VB150. Depending on the processing capacity of the PC and the network status between the PC and VB150, there may be a divergence between the PC and the actual processing on the VB150. As a result, the motion detection module on the VB150 is enabled and the detection statuses are displayed using icons.
  • Page 89: Setting The Frame Rate

    Setting the Frame Rate You can set the frame rate for motion detection processing in the Motion Detection Setting Tool and the motion detection module on the VB150. Setting a slow frame rate is effective for detecting slowly moving objects.
  • Page 90: Log Viewer

    Log Viewer The VB150 includes a feature that writes operating status to a log file and saves it. Log Viewer simplifies the reading of log files and provides management and resolution of errors. Log Viewer not only displays all logs, it is also capable of filtering so that only the required information is displayed.
  • Page 91: Viewing The Log

    Viewing the Log The following content is displayed in the log. ●Code The log displays error codes. For error codes, refer to Log Messages on the supplied CD- ROM (dGuide to Creating Web Pages for Video Distribution). Error codes are displayed with one of four types of icons according to level. Information level Error level Warning level...
  • Page 92 Log Viewer The Filter dialog box appears. Set the following selection criteria and click OK to display only the logs that match those criteria. If no change is required, click Cancel. [Error Type] If logs are to be filtered according to type of error, select Specify Type or Specify Code;...
  • Page 93: Admin Viewer

    Admin Viewer Admin Viewer is a viewer containing functions for managing the VB150. Compared to the Viewer for PC and Viewer for Java (→ P.103) with Admin Viewer, it is possible to retrieve exclusive camera control privileges, ignore view restrictions, and operate external devices.
  • Page 94: Operating External Devices

    Operating External Devices Setting notification of changes in external device input status A message box can be displayed in the event of a change in external device input status. To Make Settings... Choose Setup Properties from the View menu. When the Setup Properties dialog box appears, click the "Display option"...
  • Page 95: Enabling/Disabling View Restrictions

    Admin Viewer The External Device Input & Motion Detect dialog box appears and the external device input and motion detection statuses are displayed. To save this content as a log, click Save, then specify a file name and where it should be saved. To clear the content in the display, click Clear.
  • Page 96: Operating A Camera

    Operating a Camera The Admin Viewer provides camera control methods not available in the Viewer for PC or Viewer for Java. Advanced Camera Control In the dialog box, you can set the focus and speed, and control the pan, tilt and zoom by pressing the respective button to start and releasing the button to stop.
  • Page 97 Camera Control tab. Check to be sure the "Use the arrow buttons to control the camera when connected to a VB150 or newer model" check box is selected, then click OK. Set the mouse cursor over the viewer. There are...
  • Page 98 Admin Viewer Controlling NU-700 NU-700-specific features can be used. To Make Settings... Click the "NU Series-specific Features" button on the toolbars. "Fixed Aperture", "Fixed Shutter Speed", "ND Filter" and "Wiper" settings can be specified. Refer to the User's Manual supplied with the NU-700 for details.
  • Page 99: Appendix

  • Page 100: Troubleshooting

    ● Check that the LAN cable is connected correctly. (→ P.27) ● If the initial setup (→ P.28) is not performed, the IP address of the VB150 is set to its factory default value of Perform the initial setup to suit your network environment.
  • Page 101: Index

    ● If the encryption key is enabled (→ P.37), check that the specified encryption key is the same as that used by the other party. ● If the wireless LAN card inserted in the VB150 and the wireless LAN devices used by the other party are made by different manufacturers, the connection itself may not be guaranteed to work correctly.
  • Page 102: Specifications

    Temp.: 0-40°C; Humidity: 20-85% RH (condensation free) Power supply AC adapter, power consumption 17 W or less ● DRYOS is a realtime OS built into Canon products and intended for the Internet and an intranet mobile devices and digital office equipment. AC Adapter...
  • Page 103: External Device I/O Terminals

    The Internal controller switches the two output terminals to disconnected or connected condition. The output terminals use optocouplers and are separate from the internal circuit in the VB150. Loads connected to the output terminals should be within the following ratings:...
  • Page 104: System Configuration

    VC-C4 Internet This system configuration consists of the VB150 with Viewer Software (→ P.19). The Viewer Software consists of the Viewer for PC and the Viewer for Java. The Viewer for PC must be installed in advance from the supplied CD-ROM, while Viewer for Java is not installed in advance but automatically downloaded from the VB150.
  • Page 105: Sample Network Configurations

    Viewer PC This example shows the VB150 connected to a LAN by Ethernet. In this configuration, video can be seen by viewers in the same Ethernet segment as the VB150 and by viewers with access to that segment. To send log information such as faults and access statuses by e-mail and save that information to another computer, an SMTP server or a Syslog server is required.
  • Page 106: Sample Lan Plus Dialup Environment Configuration is set. PPP remote : This example shows the VB150 connected to a LAN and a dial up environment. Video can be seen by viewers in the same Ethernet segment as the VB150, viewers who can access the segment, or by viewers which can dial up to the VB150 with a modem.
  • Page 107: Sample Wireless Lan Environment Configuration

    This example shows the VB150 connected to a wireless LAN. In this configuration, you need to insert a wireless LAN card into the VB150 card slot. Refer to P.37 for details about the settings. Use an operation-confirmed wireless LAN card. Details are available at the following.
  • Page 108: Upgrading The Firmware Remotely

    Store the transferred firmware in flash ROM. The completion window appears. Do not turn the VB150 off until the completion window appears. Turning the VB150 off before the completion window appears may prevent the VB150 from Note starting up properly.
  • Page 109: Restoring The Factory Default Settings

    VB150 rear panel Unplug the AC adapter to turn the VB150 off. Use a pointed object such as the end of a paper clip to press the Factory Defaults Reset switch and then plug the AC adapter to turn the VB150 on. Be sure to hold down the Factory Defaults Reset switch for at least 5 seconds after the power is turned on.
  • Page 110: Factory Default Setting

    Factory Default Setting Item Item Setting 1 ( (y) (m) (d)) Item setting 2 ( (y) (m) (d)) Setting ●Administrator ID root ●Administrator password VB150 ●Settings page path admin ●Device name None ●Date and time Offset from GMT ●Ethernet IP address
  • Page 111 Item Item setting 1 ( (y) (m) (d)) Item setting 2 ( (y) (m) (d)) Setting ●View restrictions Upper/Lower value None/None Left/Right value None/None Telephoto/Wide None/None ●Preset None ●Picture recording None ●Access Control None ●Webview Livescope Video Transmission Port 65310 Camera Control Port 65311 Max Clients...
  • Page 112: Using A Pc Card

    Using a PC Card The VB150 has 2 card slots, and you can store Web page data, etc. by inserting a flash memory card into one of these slots. Procedure for Using Flash Memory Cards Insert the flash memory card into the VB150.
  • Page 113: Index

    Index <A> <E> Access control ........... 51 Error code ........... 90, 91 Account ........35, 38, 51, 63 ESS ID ..........37, 100 Ad-Hoc mode ........37, 100 Event ..........48, 49, 57 Admin Viewer ..... 48, 50, 54, 60, 62, 64, External device ....
  • Page 114 <K> Password ....29, 33, 35, 38, 51, 63, 92, 99, 107, 108 PC card ..... 20, 21, 22, 57, 91, 111 Keep-alive time .......... 55 Picture mail ......... 35, 47 Picture recording ....41, 46, 48, 49, 50, <L> 57, 76, 79, 80, 91 Port number ........
  • Page 115 Index <U> URL for settings ........63 <V> VB Administration Tools ..40, 45, 59, 61, 63 VBAdmin Startup Panel ...... 59, 64 VBCollector ......... 19, 46 VC-C4(VC-C4R) ....20, 22, 27, 40, 41, 42, 43, 67, 69, 100 Video capture size ......40, 46, 69 Video input ..........
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