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  • Vivotek PT3122 (Pages: 64)
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      - 2 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Product name: Network Camera (PT31x2) Release Date: 2005/03/14 Manual Revision: 2.10 Web site: www.vivotek.com Email: technical@vivotek.comsales@vivotek.com Made in Taiwan. ©Copyright 2000-2005. All
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      - 3 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Before You Use This Product The use of surveillance devices may be prohibited by law in your country. The Network Camera is not only a high-performance web-ready camera but also can be part of a flexible
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      - 4 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Table of Contents Before You Use This Product 3 Package Contents 6 Installation 7 Hardware Installation 7 Software Installation 8 Initial Access to the Network Camera 12 Check Network Settings 12
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      - 5 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Camera Control 39 Motion detection 41 Application setup 42 Weekly Schedule 42 Event operation 42 Sequential operation 43 Remote controller 44 Viewing system parameters 45 Factory default 45 Appendix
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      - 6 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Package Contents PT3112/PT3122 Camera stand Power adapter Software CD A/V Cable Remote Controller Warranty card Quick installation guide
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      - 7 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Installation Hardware Installation Please verify that your product package contains all the accessories listed in the foregoing Package Contents. Depending on the user’s application, an Ethernet cable
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      - 8 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Software Installation In this manual, "User" refers to whoever has access to the Network Camera, and "Administrator" refers to the person who can configure the Network Camera and grant
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      - 9 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Upon Installation Wizard’s start up, a searching box will pop up. This program searches for Vivotek’s product on the same LAN: After searching, Vivotek Video Servers or Network Cameras will be located
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      - 10 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 For the series number in the “Serial Number” field, please check the label on the bottom of the camera. The IP addresses shown in the "Current IP Address" field reflect those on the local
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      - 11 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 For more detailed usage of the Installation Wizard, please refer to the user’s manual of the Installation Wizard.
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      - 12 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Initial Access to the Network Camera Check Network Settings The Network Camera can be connected either before or immediately after software installation onto the Local Area Network. The Administrator
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      - 13 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 How to Use Authentication After opening the Web browser and typing in the URL of the Network Camera, a dialogue window pops up to request a username and password. Upon successful authentication,
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      - 14 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Installing Plug-in For the initial access to the Network Camera in Windows, the web browser may prompt for permission to install a new plug-in that is the Network Camera. Permission request depends
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      - 15 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Primary User’s Capabilities Main Screen with Camera View The main page layout has three parts: Configuration functions: The camera can be configured using these user interfaces. Camera View: What
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      - 16 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 The Configuration: “Digital Output” Clicking on the “On” or “Off” button turns the digital output to either on or off status. “Snapshot” The button provides users a fast way to capture a single image
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      - 17 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 “Disable digital zoom” The checkbox selection allows users to disable/enable the digital zoom function. “Zoom Factors” The range of zoom factor is from 100% to 400%, users can select any integer
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      - 18 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Client Settings At the initial access to the “Connection type” page in Windows, the web browser will ask for a new plug-in installation, the plug-in being the Network Camera. This plug-in has been
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      - 19 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 The TCP protocol allows for less packet loss and produce a more accurate video display. The downside with this protocol is that the real-time effect is worse than that with the UDP protocol. The
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      - 20 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Administrator’s Capabilities Fine-tuning for Best Performance There are a few choices the Administrator is allowed to maximize the capabilities of the Network Camera. Best performance generally equates
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      - 21 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 than 384Kbps, you can fix the bit rate according to your bandwidth and set the maximum frame rate to 25 fps or 30 fps. If you are shooting fast-moving images, you may want to slow the maximum frame
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      - 22 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 frames/sec). Besides, “Normal x 2” selection will do 200% digital zoom for both the width and height of the video. Opening Accounts for New Users Protect Network Camera by passwords Network Camera
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      - 23 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 than the real visitor. That allows multiple visitors share the same account of different level. An option to access DI/DO is provided for each account. Some users may need to prohibit from controlling
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      - 24 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 3. Go to the bottom of the page and check off on “Allow more viewers with snapshot mode”, 4. Set the snapshot interval to refresh the still image automatically. The longer the snapshot interval,
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      - 25 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 as the upload path if it is specified by the web space, 4. Click on ”Save” and wait for the system to restart, 5. Click on “Application” in the left column, 6. Select the day or days of the week
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      - 26 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Building a security application The Administrator can combine options on the application page to perform many useful security applications. There are two trigger sources coming from attached devices,
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      - 27 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 5. Set the delay before detecting next event to avoid continuous false alarms following the original event, 6. Set the delay to take snapshots after event to capture the direction of the moving objects,
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      - 28 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 12. Fine-tune using the “Sensitivity” and “Percentage” fields to best suit the camera’s environment. Higher ”Sensitivity” detects the slighter motion. Higher “Percentage” discriminates smaller objects,
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      - 29 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Software revision upgrade Customers can obtain the up-to-date software from the web site of Vivotek. An easy-to-use Upgrade Wizard is provided to upgrade the Network Camera with just a few clicks.
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      - 30 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Definitions in Configuration Only the Administrator can access system configuration. Each category in the left column will be explained in the following pages. The bold texts are the specific phrases
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      - 31 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 System parameters "Host name" The text displays the title at the top of the main page. “Turn off the LED indicator” Check this option to shut off the LED beside the lens. It can prevent the
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      - 32 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 User group administration “Root password” Change the Administrator’s password by typing in the new password identically in both text boxes. The typed entries will be displayed as asterisks for security
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      - 33 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Network settings Any changes made on this page will restart the system in order to validate the changes. Make sure every field is entered correctly before clicking on . "Reset IP address at next
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      - 34 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 “SMTP account name 1” Some SMTP server requires an account name for logging in. Refer to your SMTP administrator for detailed information. “SMTP password 1” The password for the SMTP server account.
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      - 35 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 “2nd FTP password” Granted password on the backup FTP server. “2nd FTP remote folder” Granted folder on the backup FTP server. “Secondary FTP passive mode” Passive mode setting for the backup FTP
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      - 36 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 DDNS and UPnP Settings “Enable DDNS” This option turns on the DDNS function. “Provider” The provider list contains four hosts that provide DDNS services. Please connect to the service provider’s
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      - 37 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Audio/Video Codec Parameters Audio Parameters “Mute” Check the option will make the Network Camera reboot to force all the connection using HTTP mode to view the video, therefore no audio can be
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      - 38 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 quality (quantization rate) regardless of the network, it will utilize more bandwidth to send the maximal frames when images change drastically. "Flip" Vertically rotate the video. "Mirror"
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      - 39 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Camera Control On the Camera Control page, there are two main function control areas: Camera control area The pan and tilt functions can be controlled with these buttons. The “Left” button aims the
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      - 40 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 “Auto pan/patrol speed” This defines the speed of panning and patrol, the greater the value, the faster the speed. Preset function area ”Enable IR control” Checking this box allows the Administrator
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      - 41 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Motion detection “Enable motion detection” Check this option to turn on motion detection. Click on this button to add a new window. At most three windows can exist simultaneously. Use the mouse to
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      - 42 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Application setup Weekly Schedule “Sun” ~ “Sat” Select the days of the week to perform the following operations. “Snapshots begin at” Set the time to start operations. “Snapshots stop at” Set the
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      - 43 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 respectively. They stand for the snapshots, before event, right upon event, and after event. The date and time suffix may also be added as an option. Confirm the external mail or FTP server settings
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      - 44 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Remote controller Models PT3112 and PT3122 both provide a remote controller to command the camera’s pan/tilt and other functions. The direction control part provides the function as on the main web
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      - 45 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Viewing system log Click on the link on the configuration page to view the system log file. The content of this file provides useful information about configuration and connections after system boot-up.
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      - 46 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Restoring the factory defaults will erase any previous settings. Reset or restore the system after power on. Appendix A. Troubleshooting Status LED After powering up, the Network Camera performs
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      B. Frequently asked questions Q What if I forget my password? A After the Administrator's password has been assigned, every access to the Network Camera needs authentication. If you are one of the managed users, you have to ask the Administrator for the
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      - 46 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Q The image is not clear enough. A Rotate the lens to adjust the focus after the Network Camera has been installed in the proper position. The image settings and white balance can be fine tuned to
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      - 47 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 A The MPEG4 codec engine can process up to 30 frames per second internally. However, the total performance is subject to many coefficients such as: 1. Network throughput, 2. Bandwidth share, 3. Number
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      - 48 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 C. URL commands of the Network Camera For some customers who already have their own web site or web control application, the Network Camera can be easily integrated through convenient URLs. This
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      - 49 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 The Network Camera will automatically restart after restoring factory default configurations. Restart system /setup/reset.cgi Restart the Network Camera without warning. Page URL The configuration
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      - 50 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 System resource URL There are some images used on the homepage when the homepage layout is in image mode. The Administrator may use the following links to show the images saved in the Network Camera
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      - 51 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 slash time <hh:mm:ss> hour, minute and second separated by colon ntp <domain name or IP address> NTP server zone -12 ~ 12 time zone, 8 means GMT +8:00 one hour Synchronize with NTP hourly
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      - 52 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Network configuration URL URL: /setup/network.cgi NAME VALUE DESCRIPTION yes enable installation at next boot reset no disable installation at next boot ip <IP address> The Network Camera's
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      - 53 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 returnemail <text string shorter than 80 characters> return email address ftpp <number less than 65535> FTP port ftp1 <domain name or IP address> primary FTP server ftpuser1 <text
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      - 54 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 be enabled. 1 DynDDNS.org(Dynamic) 2 DynDDNS.org(Custom) 3 TZO.com provider 4 dhs.org host <the hostname> The hostname of the Network Camera usermail username or mail The login username of
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      - 55 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 1 lowest quality of video 2 lower quality of video 3 normal quality of video 4 higher quality of video quan 5 highest quality of video 64000 set bit rate to 64K bps 128000 set bit rate to 128K bps
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      - 56 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 improve anthing to improve audio quality in low bandwidth environment, this option must be resent whenever the URL is called, if it is to be enabled. internal set the audio source from built-in microphone.
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      - 57 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 Image quality configuration URL URL: /setup/image.cgi NAME VALUE DESCRIPTION brightness <-5 ~ 5> adjust brightness of image contrast <-5 ~ 5> adjust contrast of image hue <-5 ~ 5>
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      - 58 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 motion3 < not required > set motion window3 as trigger condition ioalarm < not required > trigger DO when DI condition matched mdalarm < not required > trigger DO when motion detected
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      - 59 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 D. Pan/Tilt Data Pan z unit pan angle: 1.292 degree z auto pan speed 1: 8.41 degree/sec z auto pan speed 2: 16.82 degree/sec z auto pan speed 3: 22.43 degree/sec z auto pan speed 4: 26.04 degree/sec
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      - 60 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 z tilt speed -5 -> move 3.068 degree z tilt speed -4 -> move 6.14 degree z tilt speed -3 -> move 9.20 degree z tilt speed -2 -> move 12.27 degree z tilt speed -1 -> move 15.34 degree
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      - 61 - www.vivotek.com T: 886-2-82455282 F: 886-2-82455532 E. Technical specifications - System CPU: Trimedia PNX1300 RAM: 16MB SDRAM ROM: 2MB FLASH ROM - Networking Protocol TCP/IP, HTTP, SMTP, FTP, Telnet, NTP, DNS, DHCP, UPnP and DDNS Physical 10BaseT
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      Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) This device compiles with FCC Rules Part 15. Operation is subject to the following two conditions. z This device may not cause harmful interference, and z This device must accept any interference received, including interference