Installation Manual AWB-IR Outdoor Alpha Image Wireless Bullet Network Camera with IR Please read this manual carefully before you attempt to install this product and retain it for your future reference.
Contents MAIN FEATURES ......................................................................................................................5 INSTALLATION ..........................................................................................................................8 Setting up the Network Camera over the Internet .....................................................................8 Operating Bar....................................................................................................
Thank you for your interest and support in our product and purchasing this wireless network camera from Alpha-Image. The camera can be accessed remotely, and controlled from any PC/laptop over the Intranet or Internet via web browser. The user-friendly installation procedure and intuitive web-based interface offer easy integration with your LAN environment or WiFi system. The camera also comes with a lot of useful alarm tool for notice user any situation.
usage of this camera is of a legal nature. Maintenance 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.
MAIN FEATURES Easy Installation The camera comes with built-in Wireless (IEEE802.11b/g/n) capability and a Web Server, therefore there is no need to install a driver. The setup CD-ROM includes the Camera Setup software, User Manual and Quick Installation Guide. With industry standard automatic configuration-UPnP(Universal Plug and Play), your PC will discover and connect to your camera automatically.
Motion Detection Function The camera can detect changes in the image being monitored. Once a change occurs it will send an email to up to 3 email addresses with a video file or snapshot attached. The video file or snapshot can also be uploaded to an FTP server. In addition the camera can be configured to send images at regular intervals. This function might be blocked by ISP’s when used on WAN-connections.
Adapter This product conforms with the authenticated AC adapter. The adapter is marked with one or more of the following: Note: When using the power adapter, make sure the rating voltage on it is compatible with that of the device to avoid potential damages resulting from incorrect usage of power supply. PC System Requirements The PC (Personal Computer) and the network must meet the following technical specifications for camera to work properly. 1. Processor: 2. RAM: 3. Color Monitor: 4.
INSTALLATION Setting up the Network Camera over the Internet This section explains how to configure the Network Camera to an Internet connection. 1. If you have external devices such as sensors and alarms, make the connection from the general I/O terminal block. 2. Use the supplied RJ45 female/female coupler to connect the Network Camera to a switch.use Category 5 Cross Cable when Network Camera is directly connected to PC. 3. Connect the power cable from the Network Camera to a power outlet.
Internet connection via a router Before setting up the Network Camera over the Internet, make sure you have a router and follow the steps below. 1. Connect your Network Camera behind a router, the Internet environment is illustrated below. Regarding how to obtain your IP address, please refer to on page 20 for details. 2. In this case, if the Local Area Network (LAN) IP address of your Network Camera is 192.168.168.100, please forward the following ports for the Network Camera on the router.
Set up the Network Camera through Power over Ethernet (PoE) When using a PoE-enabled switch The Network Camera is PoE-compliant, which allows it to be powered via a single Ethernet cable.if your switch/router supports PoE, refer to the following illustration to connect the Network Camera to a PoE-enabled switch/router. When using a non-PoE switch If your switch/router does not support PoE, use a PoE power injector (optional) to connect between the Network Camera and a non-PoE switch/router.
Connecting the camera Using a standard Ethernet network cable, connect the camera to your network (depending on your own setup, this may be to your router or switch). see figure below Connect the included power adapter to the power port on the camera and the other end into an electrical socket. see figure below Check that the power indicator is lit on the front of the camera. Note: Please handle the power adapter carefully to avoid the risk of accidental electric shock.
Camera Setup Installation & Usage The camera Setup utility can easily and quickly detect cameras connected to your local network and list them on the Camera Setup window, also you can use the camera Setup utility to assign an IP address to each camera. 1. Insert the Installation CD into your CD-ROM drive and the installation screen should appear automatically (See image below). If it does not, click “Start” then “Run”. In the text field enter “D:\autorun.exe” (if “D:” is the letter of your CD-ROM Drive) 2.
3. If you want to change the default folder click “Change” to replace otherwise click “Next” 4. Click Install to install Camera Setup. 5. Click Finish to end the installation. You should now find a icon 6. Double-click the Camera Setup icon on the desktop. on the Desktop to launch the program.
utility should automatically find your camera if is correctly connected (See image below). [Refresh] Click Refresh to search for cameras on the local network. [Setup] Select the required camera and click Setup to configure the network settings for the camera. [Open] Select the required camera and click Open to access the camera via a web browser. [Exit] Click Exit to exit the Camera Setup window.
screen similar to the one below will be displayed. 5. Take note of the following: i) IP Address ii) Subnet Mask iii) Default Gateway iv) DNS Servers (Both numbers with the first being the primary DNS server and the second being the secondary DNS server) 6. Enter the details noted in step 5 into the relevant fields. Note: The default IP address of the camera is 192.168.168.100This can be changed to any IP address on your IP range. For example if the IP address of your PC is 192.198.1.
NETWORK CAMERA SCREEN AND SETUP WINDOW Review Images from the Network Camera You can select one of the three ways to review pictures from the camera. 1. Input the assigned IP address (or URL) of the camera on the Web Browser. Take 192.168. 168.100 as example. You will see the home page. Notes: Through this welcome page, you could choose to click on the item Enter to access the picture viewing interface or the item Setting to access the system setting interface. The below dialog will appear.
2. If your OS is Windows XP, click [My Network Places], double click the icon You will see the home page. 3. Run the Camera Setup and double-click the relevant camera item.
Operating Bar Click Enter, you will see the screen.
Viewing the camera from your mobile devices. View in the mobile website browsers. Input “DDNS + /mobile” For example “22.214.171.124:8150/mobile”. Then you can view fluent videos or images which change every 3 seconds. iOS requires iOS4.3 version or later. Android OS requires version2.3 or later. View on iPhone, iPad, Android devices.
Network Camera Setting Interface 1. Click on settings from the home page. When connecting the camera for the first time or after resetting it to its default settings, the setup interface start page below will load. It is recommend that you change the admin password in order to avoid unauthorized access to the camera. To do this follow the instructions by clicking on the underlined link “here” to access administrator password editing page. 2. Type the password in both fields then click Save.
After successful login, the following page will appear.
Camera Camera Setup From the home page click settings and enter the administrator user name and password. Click on Camera Setup under the title Camera to change the image and audio parameters of the camera. [Enable privacy mode] Videos will not be seen. [Light frequency] Two options: 50Hz & 60Hz. Set according to the mains frequency in the country of use. For UK, Belgium or the Netherlands this would be 50Hz. [Microphone] Enable or disable the microphone. [Speaker] Choose to allow speaker function.
Stream Setup The camera supports three streams: primary stream, secondary stream and mobile stream.
[Image size] These image resolutions available: 1280 x 720(HD), 512 x 288 ,176 x 144 and also 0.3 Megapixel [Frame rate] Twelve options: 1/2/3/4/5/6/8/10/15/20/25/30 frames per second (fps). [H.264/MPEG4 bit rate] Select H.264/MPEG4 bit rate.Eight options: 64, 128, 256, 512, 768, 1024, 1536, 2048 (kbps). [JPEG quality] Type MJPEG video quality. (20 – 100), 20 is low quality, 100 is high quality. [Audio] Enable or disable audio. [Authentication] Enable or disable.
OSD Setup This function can display system name, date and time, or use-defined on screen. [OSD] Enable or disable OSD function. [Transparent] Users can select whether change OSD to transparent or not. [Display date and time] OSD is date and time of camera. [Display system name] OSD is system name of camera. [Display the text] OSD is user-defined text. Click Apply to confirm your settings.
Night Vision Setup (IR IPCAM) Only IR IPCAM have infrared LED, which can be opened automatically when camera check dark environment. [Infrared LED control] When the environment is dark, the LED will be opened automatically due to a photosensitive component. Users also can select open or close the infrared LED manually. [Black and white mode] When the environment is dark, the moving images will be changed to Black and White automatically.
Network Wireless Setup The camera corresponds to the wireless system based on IEEE802.11b/g/n. Encryption establishes the security to prevent unauthorized users to access the wireless data communication. [SSID] Type the ID of the wireless network you want to connect to using up to 32 ASCⅡ characters or click Search to search for available networks. [Mode] Infrastructure mode and Adhoc mode Adhoc Mode: Select Adhoc mode when the camera is directly connected to your computer.
When select Adhoc mode. See figure above. [Security mode] WEP64bit or WEP 128bit [Authentication] Select WEP authentication mode. [WEP Key type] Select the WEP key type. Either in hexadecimal or ASCⅡ characters. [WEP key Index] Specify up to 4 WEP keys. [WEP Key] Type the password. [R-type WEP Key] Re-confirm the password. When select Infrastructure mode. See figure above. [Security mode] Security mode is not only WEP64bit or WEP128bit but also WPA-PSK or WPA2-PSK. [Encryption type] TKIP and AES.
When click search ,see figure above. [SSID] select the network name you searched . [Mode] Infrastructure mode and Adhoc mode [signal]It show out the strength of signal [Encryption ] on and off. Click Apply to save changes. Click Test to test whether connection is successful. Note: These settings have to match those of your access point or router. Please consult your access point or router manual on how to verify or modify these settings.
Use the following IP address: Select this option when a fixed IP is required. [IP address] Type the IP address of your camera. [Subnet mask] Type the subnet mask. [Default gateway] Type the default gateway. Obtain DNS Server address automatically: If your network supports a DHCP server (e.g. router) select this option to have the DNS Server address is assigned automatically. Use the following DNS server address: [Primary DNS IP address] Type the IP address of the primary DNS server.
DDNS Setup Dynamic DNS (DDNS) is simply a way of using a static hostname to connect to a dynamic IP address. When connected to your ISP, you are assigned a temporary IP address. DDNS services keep track of your IP address and route your Domain name to that address when you wish to connect to the camera from a remote location. [DDNS] Enable or disable DDNS connection. How to add DDNS 1. Enable the Dynamic DNS function. 2. Select your preferred DDNS service provider from the list then click Register. 3.
UPNP Setup The camera supports UPnP which is enabled by default. This function requires a Windows XP/Vista operating system. It is a quick way to discover the camera on your network. Please make sure that the UPnP function is enabled on your PC. [UPnP] Enable or disable the UPnP function. [Gateway HTTP/RTSP port forwarding] Enable or disable this function. [External HTTP/RTSP port range] Using this port, automatically adds a port forwarding rule to a router via UPnP protocol.
If DDNS setup successfully and go into effect, Internet URL will show DDNS host name instead. See figure below for example.
P2P Setup Click P2P Setup, then click Enable and apply to add P2P functions. Now we can use P2P to view cameras on PC or iPhone, iPad and Android. Only need to input UID and passward. Take viewing on PC and iPhone for example.
Storage Storage Setup [Storage] Select Enable [Store to] NAS or SD Card [Store directory] The file that Videos will be saved to. [Max Space] Unlimited (The capacity of all videos) [Max files] The Max quantity of all the videos. Click Apply to confirm your setting.
Store to NAS [Store to] Select NAS [NAS remote path] IP address of the NAS. Example://192.168.168.50/ipcam_files [Authorization] Select Yes [User name] Input the NAS user name. [Password] Input NAS password [Re-type password] Re-type the NAS password. Click Apply to confirm your setting.
Browse Storage When click Browse Storage and you can browse, download, delete the snapshot and recording files in it. Format SD Card To format SD card, all files will be lost after format.
Task Motion Detection Motion Detection can trigger an alarm that sends images or video feed via e-mail or FTP (File Transfer Protocol). You can set up to four different Motion Detection windows. [Window] Check this box to enable the window. [Threshold] Set the threshold bar to the amount of motion required to trigger the alarm. [Sensitivity] Set the measurable difference between two sequential images that would indicate motion. Click Apply to confirm your setting.
Digital I/O Setup [Digital input] Select Enable or Disable. [Digital input’s active state is] Select Low or High. [Digital output] Enable or Disable. [Digital output’s active state is] Open or Grounded. Click Apply to confirm your setting.
Schedule Setup Alarm Sending, Periodical Sending and Buffer Sending sends images via e-mail or FTP according to schedule setup. [Every day] Select every day or not. [Sunday ~ Saturday] Select Sunday ~ Saturday or not. [Always] Enable in any time. [Range] Enable between start time and end time. [Except] Enable except start time to end time. Click Apply to confirm your setting.
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E-mail alarm sending (note: local ISP’s might block this function) [Snapshot from] Select Primary stream [Snapshot duration] Input the number of seconds [Snapshot frame rate] Select the frame [Alarm interval] Input the interval time [SMTP server name] Input your E-mail’s SMTP server name. [SMTP server port] 25, as default. [Secure SSL connection] Select No. For Gmail, select Yes. It depends on the mail system. [Authentication] Select Yes [User name] Input your E-mail user name.
E-mail Period Sending [Periodic interval] Input the interval time. The rest setting is the same as E-mail Alarm Sending. Click Apply to confirm your setting.
FTP alarm sending [Snapshot from] Primary stream. [Snapshot duration] Input the duration time. [Snapshot frame rate] Select the number of frame per second. I Alarm interval] Type the interval time. [FTP server name] Input the FTP server name. [FTP server port] As default 21. [Authentication] Select Yes. [User name] Type your FTP user name. [Password] Type your FTP password. [Re-type password] Re-type FTP password. [Passive mode] Select on or off. [Keep alive] Input the time.
FTP periodic sending [Periodic interval] Input the interval time. The rest setting is the same as FTP Alarm Sending. Click Apply to confirm your setting.
HTTP alarm sending [Alarm interval] Input the FTP server name. [HTTP server name] Input the HTTP server name. [HTTP server port] As default 80. [Authentication] Select Yes. I User name] Type your HTTP user name. [Password] Type your HTTP password. [Re-type password] Re-type your HTTP password. [Sending URL] Input Input the URL, the camera will give an alarm to it. Click Apply to confirm your setting.
HTTP periodic sending [Period interval] Input the interval time. The rest setting is the same as HTTP Alarm Sending. Click Apply to confirm your setting.
Snapshot to storage on alarm [Snapshot to storage on alarm] Select Primary stream. [Snapshot duration] Select the time. [Snapshot frame rate] Select the frame. IAlarm interval] Input the interval time. Click Apply to confirm your setting. Snapshot to storage periodically [Period interval] Input the interval time. The rest setting is the same as Snapshot to storage on alarm. Click Apply to confirm your setting.
Record to storage on alarm [Record from] Primary stream [Record duration] Input the duration time. [Split duration] Input the split duration time.( The videos will be split.) [Record thumbnail] Select Enable or Disable. Click Apply to confirm your setting. Record to storage continuously [Record from] Select Primary stream. [Split duration] Input the split duration time.( The videos will be split.) [Record thumbnail] Select Enable or Disable. Click Apply to confirm your setting.
Send files in storage to FTP server [FTP server name] Input the FTP server name. [FTP server port] As default 21. [Authentication] Select Yes. IUser name] Type the FTP user name. [Password] Input the FTP password. IRe-type password] Re-input the FTP password. [Passive mode] Select on or off. [Keep alive] Input the time. [Remote path] Input the file directory. Click Apply to confirm your setting.
Tools System Identity [System Name] Type a name to easily identify the camera. [System Contact] Type the contact name of the administrator of the camera. [System Location] Type the location of the camera. TIP: The information you fill in can be displayed on the camera. It can help to distinguish different Network Cameras in the network. See figure below.
User Management [Add] Up to 64 users (including the admin) can created Note: 1. A maximum of 16 users are allowed to access the camera simultaneously. 2. As the number of simultaneously users increase, the overall performance will decrease. This is dependant on the Network bandwidth. Adding users 1. Click Add on the Camera User List page. 2. Enter the User name, Password and re-confirm the password then click Add.
Date & Time [Current device time] Internal time for camera. [Proposed device time] PC system time. On clicking Apply the internal time of the camera will be changed to this time. [Select to change the time zone for the device location] choose proper time zone. [Daylight saving time]Daylight Saving Time (or summertime as it is called in many countries) is a way of getting more light out of the day by advancing clocks by one hour during the summer. [Date and time format] Select date and time format.
Backup or Reset [Reset] Click Reset to initialize the camera to default factory setting. All users and settings will be lost, requiring you to reconfigure the camera. [Backup] Click Backup to backup the current configuration of the camera for future reference. [Browse...] Click Browse... to search for a backup configuration you wish to upload to the camera, then click Restore.
Firmware Upgrade From time to time a new firmware may be released. In order to upgrade your camera’s firmware you first need to download this firmware from Network Camera Technical Support Site. 1. Click Continue. 2. Click Browse... to search for the newest Firmware you downloaded, and then click Upgrade. 3. Click Reboot when the upgrade terminates. IMPORTANT: * Do not unplug or power off the camera while the upgrade is in progress.
SPEEDREAD YOUR NETWORK CAMERA Wizard In order to facilitate the setup of the camera there is a Wizard that helps non technical users setup the camera easily. Click on Wizard at the top of the window to launch the wizard. The Quick setup interface will pop up. Follow the simple instructions on the screen and enter the required details, clicking next to proceed to the Next page.
System Click System to see over system information about your camera. The data of the software activity of the camera and recorded in this. It includes data that are useful when a problem occurs. Support Click Support to see the support information Reboot Click Reboot to restart the camera. Rebooting the camera will retain all the settings and configurations.
ADVANCED SETTINGS Port Forwarding The UPnP Setup of camera show a method of Port Forwarding（see page 31 for details） ，but some routers maybe can’t support UPnP Port Forwarding, therefore, users need to configure Port Forwarding manually. Firewall security features built into the router may prevent users from accessing the camera over the Internet. The router connects to the Internet over a series of “ports”.
Proxy Server Setting A proxy server may prevent you from connecting to the camera in some corporate environments. The web browser can set up the IP address communication without using a proxy server. Consult your ISP or network administrator for further details. Note: A proxy server is generally used to maintain security on a network when connected to the internet. The proxy server may cause lack of image quality and delays in refresh intervals. Consult your ISP or network administrator for further details.
4. Click [OK] on all of the opened windows. Reset the camera There are two ways to reset the camera back to its factory defaults: 1. Press the Reset button on the side of the camera through the pin hole. 2. Through the camera setup under the heading Backup or Reset.
DEFAULT SETTINGS Camera Camera Setup Privacy mode Moonlight mode Image rotation Light frequency Microphone Mic Volume Audio Bit Rate Off Off Off 60Hz Enable 10 G. 726 (16kbps) Stream Setup Primary stream Enable Image size 1280 x 720 Frame rate 30fps H.264/MPEG4 bit rate 2048kbps MJPEG quality 50 Snapshot quality 90 Audio Enable RTSP authentication Enable Secondary stream Disable Image size 512 x 288 Frame rate 30fps H.
Default Gateway Blank Primary DNS IP Address Blank Secondary DNS IP Address Blank HTTP Port 80 RTSP port 554 RTP port range 30000—30200 Authentication method Basic PPPoE Setup PPPoE Dial-up Disable Service Name Blank User Name Blank Password Blank Re-type Password Blank DDNS Setup DNS Disable Service provider dtdns.
Image file name M Suffix of file name Date time Effective period Always HTTP event alarm sending Disable HTTP server ID 1 Sending URL Blank Use MAC address as URL Disable suffix Effective period Always Periodical Sending FTP periodical sending Disable Interval time 0H 1M 0S 0mS FTP server ID 1 Remote path Blank Snapshot from Primary stream Image file name P Suffix of file name Date time Effective period Always e-Mail periodical sending Disable Interval time 0H 1M 0S 0mS e-Mail server ID 1 File attachment On
Anonymous User Name Password Re-type Password Passive Mode Keep alive No Blank Blank Blank On 3600 e-Mail Server e-Mail server ID SMTP Server Name SMTP Server Port Secure SSL connection Authentication User Name Password Re-type Password Sender E-Mail Address 1 Blank 25 No Yes Blank Blank Blank Blank Blank Receiver E-Mail Address Blank Blank Subject Warning from Network Camera Message Blank HTTP Server HTTP server ID 1 HTTP server name Blank HTTP server port 80 Authorization No User Name Blank Password Bl
SPECIFICATIONS Camera Image device 1/4" CMOS Pixels 921,600 White Balance Auto Exposure mode Auto Gain Auto Viewing angle Horizontal:55°, Vertical:30° Focal length F=4.3mm Aperture F2.0 Min.illumination 1.0 Lux(0 Lux in nightvision mode ) Infrared LED 12 Night Vision Distance 15m IR cut filter YES Outdoor IP66-rated YES Audio output(2 way audio) YES Digital I/O YES SD card support 16Mb-128Gb Network Support P2P Image compression H.
Network protocols TCP、UDP、IP、ARP、ICMP、DHCP、DNS、HTTP、 FTP、SMTP、NTP、PPPoE、UPnP、DDNS Stream type HTTP, RTSP/RTP/RTCP, 3GPP Network connection Ethernet (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX) Wireless LAN Wireless technology IEEE802.11b/g/n Frequency 2.412-2.462GHz Transmission speed Security 150Mbps/54Mbps/11Mbps/5.5Mbps/2Mbps/1Mbps(Aut o Switch) WEP (64/128 bit)、 WPA-PSK(AES/TKIP)、 WPA2-PSK(AES/TKIP) General Power requirements DC 12V Power consumption 3.
browsers Frequently Asked Questions If the Network Camera is not working properly, these suggestions might help you identify the problem. If the problem persists check the support pages on Network Camera Technical Support Site. Problem Cause and Remedy Forget the IP address of network camera. 1. Use Camera Setup. 2. Use UPNP (for XP/Vista OS) 3. PPPoE IP Notification can send e-mail to your mailbox 4. Reset your Network to default IP address Forget the password to access the setting interface.
Can the camera support viewing in Mac, Linux OS? Yes, In Mac, Linux OS, we support viewing in the website, using DDNS. The PC softwares only support all Windows OS so far. Can the camera support viewing in Windows mobile, Blackberry, Nokia? Yes. Open the browser, input the DDNS+/mobile, for example: 126.96.36.199:8150/mobile Now we can view videos or pictures. Why in Mac OS, the videos delay 2 seconds? Because the Mac OS only support QuickTime player in browsers. So it delays 2 seconds.
GLOSSARY OF TERMS 1. Network Camera: A stand-alone device which allows users to view live, full motion video from anywhere on a computer network, even over the Internet, using a standard web browser. 2. JPEG: A standard image format, used widely for photographs, also known as JPG. 3. IEEE 802.11b/g/n: The specifications developed by the IEEE for wireless network technology. It provides 11 Mbps transmission in the 2.4GHz band usage. 4. WEP: Wireless Equivalent Privacy.