Canon DR40-C-VB User Manual

Check bundled items, Safety precautions, Symbols indicating safety precautions

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For use with Network Camera VB-M40

Indoor Dome Housing
DR40-C-VB/DR40-S-VB Installation Guide


The indoor dome housing DR40-C-VB/DR40-S-VB is an optional product for exclusive use with
VB-M40. The dome is embedded into the ceiling for a clean appearance.
This Installation Guide describes the installation procedure using indoor dome housing DR40-C-
VB/DR40-S-VB. Be sure to read the "Safety Precautions" section for correct use. After reading this
Installation Guide, keep it in a readily accessible location for future reference.

In addition to this Installation Guide, also read the bundled VB-M40 Installation Guide and VB-
M40 Operation Guide (included in the Setup CD-ROM).

* For the latest information (firmware and bundled software, instruction manuals, operating

environment, etc.) please check our website.


Request a professional installer for all camera installation work.

Never try to install by yourself. Doing so may result in unforeseen
accidents such as dropping the camera or electric shock.

Check Bundled Items

This product comes with the following items. If any item is missing, contact the dealer where you
purchased the product.

1. Ceiling bracket 1

2. Backside ceiling bracket 2

3. Dome 1

4. Dust cover 1

5. Safety wire 1

6. Template 1

7. Fixing screws (M3) 7

8. Ceiling bracket screws (M4) 3

9. Dome fixing screw (M2) 1

10. Installation Guide (this document) 1

Safety Precautions

This section explains precautions that must be observed when using the camera. If
they are not observed, injury, death and/or property damage may occur. Read the
following information carefully and be sure to observe the precautions.

Installation Precautions


Do not install in the following places:

Places receiving strong direct sunlight, near heat-generating objects, or places

subject to high temperatures

Places near fire sources or flammable solvents (alcohol, thinner, etc.)
Humid or dusty places
Places subject to lamp black or steam
Places subject to sea air
Confined or enclosed places

Installing in such places may cause fire or electric shock.


For installation or inspection of this camera, consult or request the dealer where you
purchased the product.

Wire the power supply, network, and other cables safely and securely according to the

relevant regulations such as technical standards for electrical installations.

When installing on a ceiling, make sure the surface is capable of withstanding the

total weight of the camera and indoor dome housing, and is sufficiently reinforced if

Periodically check the ceiling brackets and fixing screws for rust and loose material to

prevent injuries and equipment damage due to falling items.

Do not install in unstable places, places subject to significant vibration or impact, or

places subject to salt damage or corrosive gas as this may result in malfunction.

The camera cannot be installed on vertical surfaces such as walls.
Be sure to attach the safety wire when installing the camera.
Use exclusively with VB-M40.

Failure to do so may result in the camera falling or other accidents.

Do not touch the edge of the metal parts with bare hands.
Do not insert your finger in the space between the brackets and the ceiling.

Injury may result.


Do not carry the network camera by the camera head.
Do not turn the camera rotator by hand.
Do not install the camera on an unstable or inclined surface.

Malfunction may result.

Take care not to damage wiring or pipes in the room.

Damage to peripheral items may result.

Cautions on Use


If you discover defective conditions such as smoke, strange sounds, heat or strange

odors, immediately stop using the camera and contact your nearest dealer.

Continued use may cause fire or electric shock.

Do not disassemble or modify the camera.
Do not damage the connecting cord.
Do not spill water or other liquid inside the camera, spray the camera with water, or

otherwise make it wet.

Do not insert foreign objects into the camera.
Do not use flammable sprays near the camera.
Do not leave LAN cables, external power supplies or AC adapter (optional) power

connectors connected when the camera is not in use for long periods.

Do not use flammable solvents such as alcohol, paint thinner or benzenes when

cleaning the camera.

Installing in such places may cause fire or electric shock.

Notes on Power Supply


Only use the dedicated AC adapter PA-V17 (optional) for AC power.
Do not set any heavy objects on the power cable.
Do not pull, forcibly bend, scratch, or modify the power cable.
Do not cover or wrap the AC adapter (optional) with cloth or blankets.

Fire or electric shock may result.
Be sure to read the instruction manual for the PA-V17 (optional) before use.


Never touch the camera head during initialization. Initialization failure or malfunction

may result.

After turning off the power, wait for at least five seconds before turning the power on

again. If the power is turned on again too quickly, the camera may not operate well.



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Printed in Taiwan

Symbols Indicating Safety Precautions

This Installation Guide uses the following marks to indicate the important information
the user should know in order to use the product safely. Be sure to observe these items.


Inappropriate handling against the instruction accompanied
by this sign may result in death or serious injury. Be sure to
observe these warnings to ensure safety.


Inappropriate handling against the instruction accompanied
by this sign may result in injury. Be sure to observe these
precautions to ensure safety.


Inappropriate handling against the instruction accompanied
by this sign may result in property damage. Be sure to observe
these precautions.


This symbol indicates important or restricted items. Be sure to
read this document.


Contains reference information for operation or additional

Using the Indoor Dome Housing

When using the indoor dome housing, it is recommended you use with the VB-M40B (black model)
to reduce the camera's visibility and reflection.


The angle of view is slightly wider when using the dome housing.

Grime on the dome may reduce image quality. Periodic cleaning is recommended. Use a soft cloth

moistened with water or diluted neutral detergent to wipe away grime, then wipe dry

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