Appendix AC - Technical Specifications Hardware Overview Left and Right Side 2 1 3 4 1 Built in Speaker
The speaker can be used in conjunction with the built-in microphone to enable the camera
to acts as an intercom. 2 Antenna
The external antenna increases the deviceâs range of connectivity. 3 WPS Button
Use WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) to easily create a secure connection to your network. 4 microSD Slot
Insert a microSD card to store recorded images and video. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 8 Section 1 - Product Overview Adjusting Camera Focus
To manually adjust the camera focus, rotate the focusing ring around the lens clockwise or anti-clockwise. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 9 Section 1 - Product Overview Installation
There are three ways to set up your camera: â˘ Zero Configuration Setup: If you have a mydlink-enabled router, this is the easiest way to set up your camera.
Refer to page 11. â˘ Camera Setup Wizard: If you do not have a mydlink-enabled router, use the Camera Instal ation Wizard to guide
you through setup and initial configuration of your camera. Refer to page 14. â˘ Manual Hardware Installation: This section shows you how to manual y set up your camera, though in order to
use the mydlink features of your camera, you wil stil need to run the Camera Instal ation Wizard. Refer to page 16. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 10 Section 1 - Product Overview Zero Configuration Setup If you have a mydlink-enabled Cloud Router, you can take advantage of Zero Configuration. Zero Configuration automatical y
configures your camera's settings for you, and adds it to your mydlink account automatically. This type of setup allows you to
set up your camera by simply plugging it in and connecting it to your router.
Connect your camera to your mydlink-enabled Cloud Router and Zero Configuration wil automatical y configure your DCS-5222L
and automatically add the camera to your mydlink account. After the short time it takes to do this you can remotely access
your camera from the www.mydlink.com website to manage and monitor your DCS-5222L. Connect the Ethernet Cable
Use the included Ethernet cable and plug it into the camera. Plug the other
end into an available port on your router. If you wish to use your camera
wirelessly, you will be able to remove the cable after Zero Configuration
Setup is complete. Attach the External Power Adapter
Connect the power adapter to the power connector on your camera, then
plug the power adapter into a wall outlet. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 11 Section 1 - Product Overview Check Your mydlink Account
Open a web browser and login to your mydlink account. The mydlink page will
check for new devices and display a 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. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 12 Section 1 - Product Overview
Zero Configuration wil navigate to the mydlink Live View tab for your camera
where you will see a screen similar to the following.
If you wish to connect your camera to your router wirelessly, you can simply
disconnect the Ethernet cable and move the camera to its intended location;
your router's wireless settings have been automatical y transferred to the
camera, and no further configuration is required.
Your camera is now set up, and you can skip to âmydlinkâ on page 19 to learn
more about the mydlink features of this camera, or to âConfigurationâ on page Â 21 for advanced configuration of your camera. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 13 Section 2 - Installation Camera Setup Wizard If you do not have a mydlink-enabled Cloud Router, you can use the Camera Setup Wizard to guide you through the process
of adding your camera to the mydlink service. Windows Users
Insert the Installation CD-ROM into your computerâs optical drive to start the autorun program. If the autorun
program does not open, go to My Computer, browse to your CD drive, and double-click on the autorun.exe file.
Once the wizard has started simply click Set up your Cloud Camera to go through the Setup Wizard, 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. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 14 Section 2 - Installation Mac Users
Insert the Installation CD-ROM into your computerâs optical drive. On the desktop, open your
CD drive and double-click on the SetupWizard file.
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. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 15 Section 2 - Installation Manual Hardware Installation
If you wish to set up your camera without using the Camera Setup Wizard, please follow these steps. Note: In order to use the mydlink features of this product, you will need to go through the Camera Setup Wizard or Zero
Configuration Setup. Connect the Ethernet Cable and Power Cable Use the included Ethernet cable and plug it into the camera. Plug the other
end into an available LAN port on your router. Plug the supplied power
adapter into the back of the camera Plug in the External Power Adapter
Plug the power adapter into a wall outlet. Configure Your Camera
Refer to âConfigurationâ on page 21 for information on how to configure your
camera. Optional: Use WPS to Connect Wirelessly
You can use WPS to connect your camera to your network wirelessly. For
more information, refer to âWPS - Push Button Setupâ on page 18. If your router
does not support WPS, you will still be able to set up your cameraâs wireless
settings in the cameraâs web interface. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 16 Section 1 - Product Overview Wireless Installation Considerations
The 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 wal s, ceilings, or other objects that the wireless signals must pass through, may
limit the range. Typical ranges vary depending on the types of materials and background RF (radio frequency) noise in your home or business.
The key to maximizing wireless range is to follow these basic guidelines:
1. Minimize the number of walls and ceilings between your adapter and other network devices (such as your network camera) -
each wall or ceiling can reduce your adapterâs range from 3-90 feet (1-30 meters).
2. Be aware of the direct line between network devices. A wall that is 1.5 feet thick (.5 meters), at a 45-degree angle appears to be
almost 3 feet (1 meter) thick. At a 2-degree angle, it looks over 42 feet (14 meters) thick. Position your devices so that the signal
will travel straight through a wall or ceiling (instead of at an angle) for better reception.
3. Building materials make a difference. A solid metal door or aluminum studs may weaken the wireless signal. Try to position
your access points, wireless routers, and other networking devices where the signal passes through drywall or open doorways.
Materials and objects such as glass, steel, metal, walls with insulation, water (fish tanks), mirrors, file cabinets, brick, and concrete
will degrade your wireless signal.
4. Keep your product at least 3-6 feet or 1-2 meters away from electrical devices or appliances that generate RF noise.
5. If you are using 2.4GHz cordless phones or other radio frequency sources (such as microwave ovens), your wireless connection
may degrade dramatically or drop completely. Make sure your 2.4GHz phone base is as far away from your wireless devices as
possible. The base transmits a signal even if the phone in not in use. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 17 Section 2 - Installation WPS - Push Button Setup
You may create a connection to the camera using the Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) feature. To create a WPS connection: Step 1
Press and hold the WPS button for three seconds. The blue WPS status LED above
the button will blink. Step 2
Press the WPS button on your router or access point within 120 seconds. The WPS
button is usually on the front or side of your router. On some routers and access
points, you may need to log in to the web interface and click on an on-screen
button to activate the WPS feature. If you are not sure where the WPS button is
on your router/AP, please refer to your router or APâs user manual.
The DCS-5222L wil automatical y create a wireless connection to your router
or access point. While connecting, the green LED will flash and your camera will WPS Button
reboot. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 18 Section 3 - mydlink Portal mydlink
After registering your DCS-5222L camera with a mydlink account in the Camera Setup 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
to the following:
For more details on using your camera with mydlink, go to the Support section of the mydlink website and check the User Manual section for your product to find the latest instruction guide for your camera's mydlink features. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 19
Section 3: mydlink Camera Status
Here, you can see the online status of each of your cameras. Your online status may be one of the following:
A green checkmark indicates that your camera is online and ready to use.
A yel ow exclamation point indicates that your camera is online, but the camera password
has changed. You will need to enter your new camera password to access your camera
A red X indicates that your camera is offline and currently cannot be accessed remotely.
If your camera is offline, try the following:
â˘ Check to make sure that the Internet connection to your camera is working properly.
â˘ Try restarting your Internet router.
â˘ Check your cameraâs cable connections and make sure they are secure.
â˘ Check to make sure that the LED on your camera is lit solid green.
If you still cannot access your camera, reset your camera and run the Camera Installation Wizard again from the CD-ROM
included in your package. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 20 Section 4 - Configuration Configuration Configuration Utility
After completing the Camera Installation Wizard, you are ready to use your camera. The cameraâs built-in Web configuration
interface is designed to allow you to easily access and configure your DCS-5222L. At the end of the wizard, enter the IP address
of your camera into a web browser, such as Internet ExplorerÂŽ. To log in, use the User name admin and the password you created
in the Instal ation Wizard. If you did not create a password, the default password is blank. After entering your password, click OK. Note: If you are directly connecting your PC to the camera, or if you are using the camera on a closed network, the default IP
is 192.168.0.20. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 21 Section 4 - Configuration Live Video
A live feed from the camera is displayed upon logging into the cameraâs web interface. P/T/Z Action Pad: Use the Pan / Tilt / Zoom action pad to control the cameraâs movement
and zoom. The large arrow icons will move the camera up, down, left
or right while the small arrow icons will move the camera position
diagonal y in the direction they are pointed. The Home button wil move
the camera to the preset âHomeâ position. Pan: Press this button and the camera will pan from left-most position to the
right-most position and then return to its original position. Preset Sequence: Click this button to quickly move the camera to the desired patrol setup
according to preset positions. Please refer to âPTZâ on page 42 to create
preset positions. Stop: This will stop pan and patrol. Go To: Select from the preset drop-down list to quickly move the camera to the
desired preset position. Please refer to âPTZâ on page 42 to create preset
positions. Pan/Tilt/Auto Pan These setting can change the cameraâs pan/tilt and auto pan speed. Speed: Dwell Time: Set the length of time in seconds for the camera to remain at each preset
point on a path. Language Select the default language for the user interface. Selection:
The next page contains several icons which can be used to control the
cameraâs main functions. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 22 Section 4 - Configuration Icon Button Name Function
Use these buttons to switch between video
profiles. Refer to âAudio and Videoâ on page 40 for
more information on setting up profiles.
Full Screen button
Displays the video at full screen.
Takes a snapshot of the image currently displayed on
the screen and will save it to a file on the hard drive in
a folder specified using the Storage folder button. Triggers the cameraâs recording function. This
Video recording button
will record the video displayed on the screen and
will save it to a file on the hard drive in a folder
specified using the Storage folder button.
Storage folder button
Sets the location to save snapshots and video recordings.
Sends the audio received from the cameraâs microphone
through to the PCâs speakers. Click again to turn off.
Sends audio from a microphone connected to your PC
through to the speakers connected to the camera.
Start Digital Input
Press this button to intiate the connected digital input.
Digital Input Indicator
This indicator will change color when a digital input signal is
Motion Trigger Indicator
This indicator will change color when a motion trigger event
occurs if enabled.
When a recording is in progress, this indicator will change
Starts the automatic panning function. The ROI will pan
from back and forth within the FOV
Stops automatic panning.
Starts the camera's motion along the predefined path. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 23 Section 4 - Configuration Setup Setup Wizard
This section allows you to begin setup wizards which will guide you through the process of getting your cameraâs various functions configured. If
you comfortable with adjusting the settings manually, you may skip the wizards and adjust the necessary as needed. Internet You may choose to configure your network by Connection using the Internet Connection Setup Wizard Setup Wizard: that includes step-by-step instructions. Please
refer to page âInternet Connection Setup Wizardâ on page 25 for more details. Manual If you would rather manual y setup the camera Internet internet connection, you can refer to âNetwork Connection Setupâ on page 33 which provides more details Setup: on the information required. Motion You may choose to configure motion detection Detection by using the Motion Detection Setup Wizard Setup Wizard: that includes step-by-step instructions. Please
refer to page âMotion Detection Setup Wizardâ on page 29 for more details. Manual If you would rather manual y setup the cameraâs Motion motion detection features, you can refer to Detection page âMotion Detectionâ on page 44 which Setup: provides more details on the information
required. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 24 Section 4 - 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. Note that this wizard will not register your camera with mydlink.com.
Click Next to continue.
Select DHCP if you want your DHCP server (usually enabled on your
router) to assign the camera its IP settings. If you want to manually
assign the IP settings, select Static IP Address and enter the fol owing
details: IP Address: Enter an IP address for your camera. Subnet Mask: Enter the subnet mask of your network. Default Gateway: Enter the default gateway address. This is
usually the IP address of your router. Primary DNS: Enter the primary DNS serverâs IP address. This
is usually the IP address of your router. Secondary DNS: Enter the secondary DNS serverâs IP address.
This is optional.
If you are required to connect using PPPoE,
select Enable PPPoE and enter the Username
and Password for your PPPoE connection. Only
select this option if your camera is directly
connected to your broadband modem. If it is
on a network with a router or gateway, do not
select this option.
Click Next to continue. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 25 Section 4 - Configuration
A Dynamic DNS account allows you to access your camera over the Internet when you have an IP address that changes each time you connect to
the Internet. If you have a Dynamic DNS account, click Enable and enter the following details: Enable: Click to enable the DDNS function. DDNS: (Dynamic Domain Name Server) will hold a DNS
host name and synchronize the public IP address
of the modem when it has been modified. The
username and password are required when using
the DDNS service. Server Address: Select your Dynamic DNS Server from the drop
down menu. Host Name: Enter the host name of the DDNS server. User Name: Enter your username or e-mail address used to
connect to the DDNS. Password: Enter your password used to connect to the
DDNS server. Timeout: You can setup how often the camera notifies the
DDNS server of its current global IP address by
entering a whole number in hours.
Click Next to continue. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 26 Section 4 - Configuration
Create a unique name for your camera. Click Next to continue.
Select the time zone that the camera is geographically located in so
that scheduled events occur at the correct time. If your time zone
observes daylight saving, check the Enable Daylight Saving box
and select Auto Daylight Saving to have DST set automatically
or select Set date and time manually to enable the drop-down
menu so that you can set the start and end time of daylight saving
Click Next to continue. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 27 Section 4 - Configuration
A summary of the options you selected is displayed for confirmation.
If you are happy with the selected configuration, click Apply
otherwise click Back to make the required changes. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 28 Section 4 - Configuration Motion Detection Setup Wizard
This wizard will guide you through a step-by-step process to con-
figure the motion detection feature of your new D-Link Camera
Click Next to continue. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 29
Section 4 - Configuration
Enabling the Video Motion option will allow your camera to use the motion detection feature. You may draw a finite motion area that will be used
for monitoring in a selected area. Enable Video Select this box to enable the motion detection Motion: feature of your camera, and specify whether the
camera should capture a snapshot or a video clip
when motion is detected. Sensitivity: Specifies the measurable difference that would
indicate motion. Enter a value between 0 and 100.
Click Next to continue. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 30 Section 4 - Configuration
This step allows you to enable motion detection based on a customized schedule. Specify the day and hours. You may also choose to always record
whenever motion is detected. Step 3
This step allows you to specify how you will receive event notifi-
cations from your camera. You may choose not to receive notifica-
tions, or to receive notifications via e-mail or FTP.
Please enter the relevant information for your e-mail or FTP
Click Next to continue. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 31 Section 4 - Configuration
A summary of the options you selected is displayed for
confirmation. If you are happy with the selected configuration,
click Apply otherwise click Back to make the required changes. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 32 Section 4 - Configuration Network Setup
Use this section to configure the network connections for your camera. All relevant information must be entered accurately. After making any
changes, click the Save Settings button to save your changes. DHCP: Select this connection if you have a DHCP server
running on your network and would like your
camera to obtain an IP address automatically.
If you choose DHCP, you do not need to fill out the
IP address settings. Static IP Client: You may obtain a static or fixed IP address and
other network information from your network
administrator for your camera. A static IP address
may simplify access to your camera in the future. IP Address: Enter the fixed IP address in this field. Subnet Mask: This number is used to determine if the destination
is in the same subnet. The default value is
255.255.255.0. Default Router: Specify the router used to forward frames to
destinations in a different subnet. Invalid gateway
settings may cause the failure of transmissions to
a different subnet. Primary DNS: The primary domain name server translates names
to IP addresses. Secondary The secondary DNS acts as a backup to the primary DNS: DNS. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 33 Section 4 - Configuration Enable UPnP Enabling this setting allows your camera to be Presentation: configured as a UPnP device on your network. Enable Enabling this setting allows the camera to add port UPnP Port forwarding entries into the router automatically Forwarding: on a UPnP capable network. Enable PPPoE: Enable this setting if your network uses PPPoE. User Name / Enter the username and password for your PPPoE Password: account. Re-enter your password in the Confirm
Password field. You may obtain this information
from your ISP. HTTP Port: The default port number is 80. Access Name The default name is video#.mjpg, where # is the for Stream 1~3: number of the stream. HTTPS Port: You may use a PC with a secure browser to connect
to the HTTPS port of the camera. The default port
number is 443. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 34 Section 4 - Configuration RTSP Port: The port number that you use for RTSP streaming
to mobile devices, such as mobile phones or PDAs.
The default port number is 554. You may specify
the address of a particular stream. For instance, Enable CoS: live1.sdp can be accessed at rtsp://x.x.x.x/video1.
sdp where the x.x.x.x represents the ip address of
your camera. Enable QoS: Enabling the Class of Service setting implements a
best-effort policy without making any bandwidth
Enabling QoS allows you to specify a traffic priority
policy to ensure a consistent Quality of Service
during busy periods. If the network camera is Enable IPV6: connected to a router that itself implements QoS,
the router's settings will override the QoS settings
of the camera.
Enable the IPV6 setting to use the IPV6 protocol. Enable Enabling the option allows you to manually set up Multicast for the address, specify an optional IP address, specify stream: an optional router and an optional primary DNS.
The DCS-5222L allows you to multicast each of the
available streams via group address and specify
the TTL value for each stream. Enter the port and
TTL settings you wish to use if you do not want to
use the defaults. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 35 Section 4 - Configuration Wireless Setup
To set up your Network cameraâs wireless network interface settings, enable Wireless Settings in this window first. Enable Wireless: Check the box to enable wireless functionality or
uncheck the box to disable wireless functionality. Site Survey: Click the Rescan button to scan for available wireless
networks. After scanning, select a wireless network from
the drop-down box that you want to connect to. SSID: The name of the wireless network. Wireless Mode: Use the drop-down box to select the mode of the
wireless network you wish to connect to. Infrastructure
is normal y used to connect to an access point or router. Ad-Hoc is usually used to connect directly to another
computer. Channel: If you are using Ad Hoc mode, select the channel of the
wireless network you wish to connect to, or select Auto. Authentication: Select the type of authentication you are using on your
wireless network (Open, Shared (WEP), WPA-PSK, or WPA-PSK2). Encryption: If you are using WPA-PSK or WPA-PSK2 authentication,
you will need to specify whether your wireless network
uses TKIP or AES encryption. If you use Open or Shared
authentication, this setting will be automatically set. Key: Enter the key or passphase to access a secure network.
After making any changes, click the Save Settings button to save your changes, or click the Donât Save Settings button to discard your changes. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 36 Section 4 - Configuration Dynamic DNS
This section allows you to configure the DDNS setting for your camera. DDNS will allow all users to access your camera using a domain name instead
of an IP address. Enable DDNS: Click to enable the DDNS function. Server Address: Select your Dynamic DNS Server from the drop-
down menu. Host Name: Enter the host name of the DDNS server. User Name: Enter your username or e-mail address used to
connect to the DDNS. Password: Enter your password used to connect to the DDNS
server. Verify Enter your password again for verification. Password: Timeout: You can setup how often the camera notifies the
DDNS server of its current global IP address by
entering a whole number in hours. Status: Displays the connection status of your DDNS
account. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 37 Section 4 - Configuration Image Setup
This section allows you to adjust the image and sensor settings for your camera. Enable Privacy The Privacy Mask setting allows you to specify 3 Mask: rectangular areas on the cameraâs image to be
blocked/excluded from recordings and snapshots.
You may click and drag the mouse cursor over the
camera image to draw a mask area. Right click on
the camera image to bring up the following menu
options: Disable All: Disables all mask areas Enable All: Enables all mask areas Reset All: Clears all mask areas. Anti Flicker: If the video flickers, try enabling this setting. Mirror: This will flip the image horizontally. Flip: This will flip the image vertically. Power Line: Select the frequency used by your power lines to
avoid interference or distortion. White Balance: Use the drop-down menu to change the white
balance settings to help balance colors in different
lighting environments. You can choose from Auto,
Outdoor, Indoor, Fluorescent, and Push Hold. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 38 Section 4 - Configuration Exposure Changes the exposure mode. Use the drop-down Mode: box to set the camera for Indoor, Outdoor, or Night
environments, or to Moving to capture moving
objects. The Low Noise option will focus on creat-
ing a high-quality picture without noise. You can
also create 3 different custom exposure modes.
The Max Gain setting will allow you to control the
maximum amount of gain to apply to brighten
the picture. Denoise: This setting controls the amount of noise
reduction that will be applied to the picture. Brightness: This adjusts the brightness of the camera image. Contrast: This adjusts the contrast of the camera image,
making a washed out image clearer or reducing
the brightness in an over exposed image. Saturation: This adjusts the color saturation. Saturation
controls the strength of color in the image. Sharpness: Specify a value from 0 to 8 to specify how much
sharpening to apply to the image. Mount type: Select the correct mounting type from either Ceiling or Desktop to ensure the PTZ controls
respond accurately. Note: Mirror and Flip can be used if you have
mounted the DCS-5222L on the ceiling. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 39 Section 4 - Configuration Audio and Video
You may configure up to 3 video profiles with different settings for your camera. Hence, you may set up different profiles for your computer and
mobile display. In addition, you may also configure the two-way audio settings for your camera. After making any changes, click the Save button to
save your changes.There are three sensor output selections (VGA, XGA, and SXGA). Do not select SXGA if you want to turn on the motion detection
feature. Aspect ratio: Set the aspect ratio of the video to 4:3 standard or
16:9 widescreen. Mode: Set the video codec to be used to JPEG or H.264. Frame size / Frame size determines the total capture View window resolution, and View window area determines the area: Live Video viewing window size. If the Frame size
is larger than the Live Video size, you can use the
ePTZ controls to view the full area.
16:9 1280 x 800, 1280 x 720, 800 x 450,
640 x 360, 480 x 270, 320 x 176
4:3 1024 x 768, 800 x 600, 640 x 480,
480 x 360, 320 x 240 Note: If your view window area is the same as
your frame size, you will not be able to use the
ePTZ function. Maximum A higher frame rate provides smoother motion frame rate: for videos, and requires more bandwidth. Lower
frame rates will result in stuttering motion, and
requires less bandwidth. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 40 Section 4 - Configuration Video Quality: This limits the maximum frame rate, which can
be combined with the âFixed qualityâ option to
optimize the bandwidth utilization and video
quality. If fixed bandwidth utilization is desired
regardless of the video quality, choose âConstant
bit rateâ and select the desired bandwidth. Constant bit The bps will affect the bit rate of the video rate: recorded by the camera. Higher bit rates result in
higher video quality. Fixed quality: Select the image quality level for the camera to
try to maintain. High quality levels will result in
increased bit rates. Encoding: Choose between G.711, G.726 or AAC. Audio in off: Selecting this checkbox will mute incoming
audio. Audio in gain This setting controls the amount of gain applied level: to incoming audio to increase its volume. Audio out off: Selecting this checkbox will mute outgoing audio. Audio out This setting controls the amount of gain applied volume level: to outgoing audio to increase its volume. Note: Higher frame size, frame rate and bit rates will give you better video quality, but they will also require more network bandwidth. For best
viewing results on a mobile phone, we suggest setting the frame rate to 5 fps and the bit rate to 20 Kbps. Similarly, select appropriate audio encoding
for your bandwidth requirements.
After making any changes, click the Save Settings button to save your changes, or click the Donât Save Settings button to discard your changes. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 41 Section 4 - Configuration PTZ
This section allows you to configure the pan and tilt operations of your camera. You can specify the lens location for the Home button, and specify
up to 24 pre-set lens locations, allowing you to quickly view these pre-determined areas of the cameraâs range from the Live Video screen. Pan Speed:
Select the speed at which the camera will pan for
a full cycle from the drop-down list. Select a value
between 0 and 10, 0 being the slowest setting. Tilt Speed:
Select the speed at which the camera will tilt for a
ful cycle from the drop-down menu. Select a value
between 0 and 10, 0 being the slowest. Preset Name:
Enter a name for your camera location and click Add. Present List:
To add a preset to the sequence, select it from
the drop-down box at the bottom of this window,
then click the Add button. The preset name will
appear in the list.
You can rearrange your presets in the sequence by
selecting a preset in the sequence, then clicking
the arrow buttons to move it higher or lower in
the current sequence.
Clicking the trash can button will remove the
currently selected preset from the sequence. Choose as Click to set the Home position with the default Home:
setting. Auto Pan Select the speed at which the camera wil pan from Speed:
the drop-down menu. Select a value between 0
and 10, 0 being the slowest. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 42 Section 4 - Configuration Pr
T eset his section allows you to create a preset se- Sequence:quence, which automatically moves the cameraâs
view between a set of preset views.
To add a preset to the sequence, select it from the
drop-down box at the bottom of this window, set
the Dwell time to determine how long the cam-
era view will stay at that preset, then click the Add
button. The preset name will appear in the list, fol-
lowed by the dwell time to view that preset for.
You can rearrange your presets in the sequence by
selecting a preset in the sequence, then clicking
the arrow buttons to move it higher or lower in
the current sequence.
Clicking the trash can button will remove the cur-
rently selected preset from the sequence.
If you want to change the dwell time for a preset,
select it from the list, enter a new dwell time, then
click the Update button. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 43
Section 4 - Configuration Motion Detection
This option allows you to set up Motion Detection on your network camera. Enable Video Check this box to enable the motion detection feature of your Motion: camera. Sensitivity: This setting adjusts how sensitive the camera will be to motion,
where 100% will be the most sensitive setting and 0% will be the
least sensitive setting. Drawing Mode: Select Draw Motion Area to select the area of the picture to monitor for movement to trigger recording or snapshot. Use your
mouse to click on the blocks that you would like to monitor for
motion. Select Erase Motion Area to remove the blocks and stop
the camera from monitoring that area of the picture. Clear: Clicking this button will clear all motion detection zones.
After making any changes, click the Save Settings button to save your changes, or click
the Donât Save Settings button to discard your changes.
The red grid on the right indicates an area that has been selected for motion detection.
When motion is detected, the LIVE VIDEO page will display a blinking orange motion
video icon like the one below. No Motion Motion
The motion notification will continue to blink as long as motion is detected. If no
additional motion is detected, it will return to its original state after eight seconds. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 44 Section 4 - Configuration Sound Detection
Enabling Sound Detection will allow your camera to use the built-in microphone to trigger events with audio. If this option is selected, the trigger
by option under SD recording, Video Clip, or Snapshot should also be selected. Enable Sound Check this box to enable the motion detection feature Detection: of your camera. Detection Level: Specifies the measurable level that would indicate
sound. Please enter a value between 50 and 90, the
higher the number the more sensitive the camera
will be to sound.
After making any changes, click the Save Settings button to save your
changes, or click the Donât Save Settings button to discard your changes. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 45 Section 4 - Configuration Time and Date
This section allows you to configure the settings of the internal system clock for your camera. Time Zone: Select the time zone for your region from the drop-down menu. Enable Daylight Check this if the camera is in a region where Saving: daylight saving is observed. Auto Daylight This option wil adjust Daylight Saving Time Saving: automatically. Synchronize Network Time Protocol will synchronize your NTP Server: camera with an Internet time server. You can
enter an IP address of a server or select from
the drop-down menu. Set the Date and Select this to set the time manually. Time Manually: Copy your Click to synchronize the time information Computerâs from your PC. Time Settings:
After making any changes, click the Save Settings button to save
your changes, or click the Donât Save Settings button to discard
your changes. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 46 Section 4: Configuration Event Setup
In a typical application, when motion is detected, the DCS-5222L sends images to a FTP server or via e-mail as notifications. As shown in the
illustration below, an event can be triggered by many sources, such as motion detection or external digital input devices. When an event is
triggered, a specified action will be performed. You can configure the network camera to send snapshots or videos to your e-mail address or FTP
To start plotting an event, it is suggested to configure server and media columns first so that the network camera will know what action shall be
performed when a trigger is activated. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 47 Section 4 - Configuration
The Event Setup page includes 4 different sections.
1. To add a new item - "event, server or media," click Add. A
screen will appear and allow you to update the fields accord-
2. To delete the selected item from the pul -down menu of event,
server or media, click Delete.
3. Click on the item name to pop up a window for modifying. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 48 Section 4 - Configuration Add Server
You can configure up to 5 servers to save snapshots and/or video to. After making any changes, click the Save Settings button to save your changes. Server Name:Enter the unique name of your server. E-mail:Enter the configuration for the target e-mail
server account. FTP:Enter the configuration for the target FTP server
account. Network Storage:Specify a network storage device. Only one
network storage device is supported. SD Card:Use the camera's onboard SD card storage. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 49 Section 4 - Configuration Add Media
There are three types of media, Snapshot, Video Clip, and System Log. After making any changes, click the Save Settings button to save your
changes. Media Name: Enter a unique name for media type you want to
create. Snapshot: Select this option to set the media type to snap-
shots. Source: Set the video profile to use as the media source.
Refer to Audio and Video on âAudio and Videoâ on page 40 for more information on video profiles. Send pre-event Set the number of pre-event images to take. image(s) [0~3]: Pre-event images are images taken before the
main event snapshot is taken. Send post-event Set the number of post-event images to take. image(s) [0~7]: Post-event images are images taken after the
main event snapshot is taken. You can set up to
7 post-event images to be taken. File name prefix: The prefix name will be added on the file name. Add date and Check this to add timing information as file time suffix to file name suffix. name: D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 50 Section 4 - Configuration Video clip: Select this option to set the media type to video Source: clips. Set the video profile to use as the media
Refer to âAudio and Videoâ on page 40 for more
information on video profiles. Pre-event This sets how many seconds to record before the recording: main event video clip starts. You can record up
to 3 seconds of pre-event video. Maximum Set the maximum length of video to record for duration: your video clips. Maximum file Set the maximum file size to record for your size: video clips. File name This is the prefix that will be added to the file- prefix: name of saved video clips. System log: Select this option to set the media type to sys-
tem logs. This will save the event to the camera
system log, but will not record any snapshots or
video. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 51 Section 4 - Configuration Add Event
Create and schedule up to 2 events with their own settings here. After making any changes, click the Save Settings button to save your changes. Event name: Enter a name for the event. Enable this Select this box to activate this event. event: Priority: Set the priority for this event. The event with
higher priority will be executed first. Delay: Select the delay time before checking the next
event. It is being used for both events of mo-
tion detection and digital input trigger. Trigger: Specify the input type that triggers the event. Video Motion Motion is detected during live video monitor- Detection: ing. Select the windows that need to be moni-
tored. Periodic: The event is triggered in specified intervals. The
trigger interval unit is in minutes. Digital input: The external trigger input to the camera. System Boot: Triggers an event when the system boots up. Network Lost: Triggers an event when the network connec-
tion is lost. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 52 Section 4 - Configuration Passive Infrared Triggers an event when the PIR sensor is acti- Sensor: vated by moving infrared objects even in dark
environment. Sound Detection: Triggers an event when an audio trigger is
recorded. Time: Select Always or enter the time interval. Trigger D/O: Select to trigger the digital output for a specific
number of seconds when an event occurs. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 53 Section 4 - Configuration Add Recording
Here you can configure and schedule the recording settings. After making any changes, click the Save Settings button to save your changes. Recording entry The unique name of the entry. name: Enable this Select this to enable the recording function. recording: Priority: Set the priority for this entry. The entry with a
higher priority value will be executed first. Source: The source of the stream. Recording Scheduling the recording entry. schedule: Recording Configuring the setting for the recording. settings: Destination: Select the folder where the recording file will
be stored. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 54 Section 4 - Configuration Total cycling Please input a HDD volume between 1MB and recording size: 2TB for recording space. The recording data will
replace the oldest record when the total
recording size exceeds this value. For example,
if each recording file is 6MB, and the total
cyclical recording size is 600MB, then the
camera will record 100 files in the specified
location (folder) and then will delete the oldest
file and create new file for cyclical recording.
Please note that if the free HDD space is not
enough, the recording will stop. Before you set
up this option please make sure your HDD has
enough space, and it is better to not save other
files in the same folder as recording files. Size of each file If this is selected, files will be separated based for recording: on the file size you specify. Time of each file If this is selected, files will be separated based for recording: on the maximum length you specify. File Name Prefix: The prefix name will be added on the file name
of the recording file(s). D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 55 Section 4 - Configuration SD Management
This page allows you to browse and manage the recorded files on an SD card which has been inserted into the camera.
Note: It is recommended to use the Format SD Card function when inserting an SD card for the first time. Format SD Click to automatically format the SD Card and Card: create a folder for video. Formatting your SD
Card will erase all data currently saved. Delete: Click the checkbox in front of the Delete button
to select files meant for deletion. The Delete
button is used to delete the files which are
selected. Name: The name of file recording. Size: The fileâs size. Refresh: Click to refresh the page. Files per page: Select the number of files to be displayed on a
single page. The maximum is 100 files. Pages: Show the current and total number of pages. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 56 Section 4 - Configuration Advanced Digital Input/Output
This screen allows you to control the behavior of digital input and digital output devices. The I/O connector provides the physical interface for
digital output (DO) and digital input (DI) that is used for connecting a variety of external alarm devices such as IR-Sensors and alarm relays. The
digital input is used for connecting external alarm devices and once triggered images will be taken and e-mailed. After making any changes, click
the Save Settings button to save your changes. Select D/I or The camera wil send a signal when an event is D/O Mode:triggered, depending upon the type of device
connected to the DI circuit.
N.C. stands for Normally Closed. This means that
the normal state of the circuit is closed. There-
fore events are triggered when the device status
changes to "Open."
N.O. stands for Normally Open. This means that
the normal state of the circuit is open. There-
fore events are triggered when the device status
changes to "Closed." D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 57 Section 4 - Configuration ICR and IR
Here you can configure the ICR and IR settings. An IR(Infrared) Cut-Removable(ICR) filter can be disengaged for increased sensitivity in low light
environments. Automatic: The Day/Night mode is set automatically.
Generally, the camera uses Day mode and
switches to Night mode when needed. Day Mode: Day mode enables the IR Cut Filter. Night Mode: Night mode disables the IR Cut Filter. Schedule Mode: Set up the Day/Night mode using a schedule.
The camera will enter Day mode at the starting
time and return to Night mode at the ending
time. IR Light Control: Select from the options to enable or disable the
IR (infrared) light according to your preferences.
This setting provides additional controls depend-
ing on your specific application. Off: The IR light will always be off. On: The IR light will always be on. Sync: The IR light will turn on when the ICR sensor is
on. Schedule: The IR light will turn on or off according to the
schedule that you specify below. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 58 Section 4 - Configuration HTTPS
This page allows you to install and activate an HTTPS certificate for secure access to your camera. After making any changes, click the Save Settings
button to save your changes. Enable HTTPS Enable the HTTPS service. Secure Connection: Create Certificate Choose the way the certificate should be cre- Method: ated. Three options are available:
Create a self-signed certificate automatically
Create a self-signed certificate manually
Create a certificate request and install Status: Displays the status of the certificate. Note: The certificate cannot be removed while the
HTTPS is still enabled. To remove the certificate,
you must first uncheck Enable HTTPS secure connection. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 59 Section 4 - Configuration Access List
Here you can set access permissions for users to view your DCS-5222L. Allow list: The list of IP addresses that have the access right
to the camera. Start IP ad- The starting IP Address of the devices (such as dress: a computer) that have permission to access
the video of the camera. Click Add to save the
changes made. Note: A total of seven lists can be configured for
both columns. End IP address: The ending IP Address of the devices (such as a
computer) that have permission to access the
video of the camera. Delete allow Remove the customized setting from the Allow list: List. Deny list: The list of IP addresses that have no access rights
to the camera. Delete deny list: Remove the customized setting from the Delete
List. For example: Alowed Denied
When the range of the Allowed List is set from List
18.104.22.168 to 22.214.171.124 and the range of the List
Denied List is set from 126.96.36.199 to 188.8.131.52.
Only users with IPs located between 184.108.40.206
and 220.127.116.11 can access the Network
Camera. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 60 Section 4 - Configuration Maintenance Admin
This section allows you to change the administratorâs password and configure the server settings for your camera. You can also manage the user
account(s) that enable access to your camera. Admin Password This section lets you change the admin password Setting: used to log into the camera and change settings.
After instal ing the camera for the first time, it is
highly recommended that you change the admin
password for security purposes.
Enter the existing password, then enter your new
password. Click Save to apply your new settings. Add User You may create user accounts to al ow others to log Account: into your camera to view the live camera feed. Users
cannot change any settings.
Enter the User Name you wish to use for the new
user account and then create a password for that
account. Click Add to save your account. User List: Select a user from the drop-down menu and click Delete to remove the user account from having
access to the camera images. Camera Name: Enter the name of your camera. This is useful if you
have multiple cameras. Enable OSD: This will enable the information bar On Screen
Display (OSD) to appear when viewing video. Label: This is the text label that will appear on the OSD. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 61 Section 4 - Configuration Time Stamp: If checked, the current time wil be displayed on
the OSD. Calibrate the Clicking this button wil calibrate the camera so Device: that the P/T/Z apparatus functions correctly. The
camera is automatically calibrated whenever it is
powered on and initialized or reset. Should the
cameraâs pan, tilt, and zoom functions begin to
behave incorrectly, or if the device has been jarred
or handled improperly, you may need to recalibrate
the camera manually by pressing this button. LED Light: This will turn the cameraâs front LED indicator on
or off. Privacy Mode: Select the privacy mode for your camera as on or
off to ensure privacy. When the privacy mode is
turned on, the camera hides the lens by rolling it
back into the unit.
After making any changes, click the Save button to
save your changes. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 62 Section 4 - Configuration System
This screen al ows you to save and restore the cameraâs current configuration. You can also reset al settings to the factory default or reboot the device. Save to Local Click on the Save Configuration button to Hard Drive: save the current configuration to your hard
drive. Load from Local To load a saved configuration, click on the Hard Drive: Browse button to select a configuration file
from your hard drive. Then, click the Load Configuration button to load the new
configuration. Restore Click this button to reset all settings to their to Factory factory defaults. If you select to reset your Defaults: settings, you will need to set up your camera
again. Reboot Device: Clicking the Reboot button will reboot your
device. Schedule Select this option to schedule a time for the Reboot: device to reboot.
After making any changes, click the Save button
to save your changes. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 63 Section 4 - Configuration Firmware Upgrade
Your current firmware version and date will be displayed on this page. You can also upgrade your firmware with a new version.
To upgrade your firmware, go to support.dlink.com and download
the latest firmware to your computerâs hard drive.
Click on Browse, select the firmware file, then click the Upload
While the firmware is being upgraded, do not turn off your computer
or camera, and do not disconnect your network connection from your
computer or camera. Upgrading the firmware will not change any
of your system settings, but it is recommended that you save your
system configuration before doing a firmware upgrade. Note: It is recommended that you use a wired connection for your
computer and camera when upgrading the firmware. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 64 Section 4 - Configuration Status Device Info
This screen displays various information about your camera and its current settings. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 65 Section 4 - Configuration Log
The log shows you a list of events that have happened recently. You can download the log by clicking the Download button, or you can empty the
log by clicking the Clear button. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 66 Section 4 - Configuration Help
Online help is available at any time by clicking on the Help tab. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 67 Section 5 - Security Configuring the DCS-5222L with a Router
D-Linkâs DCS-5222L is a versatile and cost effective network camera offering both video and audio monitoring. It can also serve as a powerful
surveillance system in security applications. The DCS-5222L can be used with any wired or 802.11n/g wireless router. This section explains how to
view the camera from either the Internet or from inside your internal network. This step is only needed if you do not wish to take advantage of
the built in mydlink functions.
â˘ 1 DCS-5222L Network Camera
â˘ 1 Ethernet Cable
â˘ A wired or wireless router such as the D-Link DIR-655 Wireless Router
â˘ Ethernet-based PC for system configuration Setting up the DCS-5222L for Use Behind a Router
Installing a DCS-5222L Network Camera on your network is an easy 4âstep procedure:
1. Assign a local IP address to your network camera.
2. View the network camera using your Internet Explorer web browser.
3. Access the router with your web browser.
4. Open virtual server ports to enable remote image viewing. Note: These are manual steps; however, if you decide to use the wizard, it will perform every step automatically.
This section is designed to walk you through the setup process for installing your camera behind a router and enable remote video viewing. For
the basic setup of the DCS-5222L, follow the steps outlined in the Quick Installation Guide.
After you have completed the setup of the DCS-5222L outlined in the Quick Installation Guide you will have an operating camera that has an
assigned IP Address. Because you are using a router to share the Internet with one or more PCs, the IP Address assigned to the network camera
will be a local IP Address. This allows viewing within your Local Area Network (LAN) until the router is configured to allow remote viewing of the
camera over the Internet. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 68 Section 5 - Security 1. Assign a Local IP Address to Your Camera
Run the setup wizard from the CD included with the DCS-5222L. Follow the steps in the Quick Installation Guide to configure the DCS-5222L. The
camera will be assigned a local IP Address that allows it to be recognized by the router. Write down this IP Address for future reference. 2. View the network camera Using Your Internet Explorer Web Browser
Open a Web browser. In the address bar, type in the IP Address that was assigned to the network camera. The DCS-5222L Live Video Page appears
with a window displaying live video from the camera.
Click on the Setup button on the top menu bar. Select Network Setup from the left menu and scroll down the Network Setup page to find the ports
used by HTTP and Streaming audio and video. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 69 Section 5 - Security
The Setup > Network page displays the port settings for your camera. If necessary, these ports can be changed if they are already in use by other
devices (e.g. in a multiple camera environment). Note: Both the HTTP port and RTSP port are required to be opened for the DCS-5222L. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 70 Section 5 - Security Router Set-Up and Installation
The fol owing steps general y apply to any router that you have on your network. The D-Link DIR-655 is used as an example to clarify the configuration
process. Refer to the routerâs user manual for more information on router operation and configuration. 3. Access the Router with Your Web Browser
If you have cable or DSL Internet service, you wil most likely have
a dynamically assigned WAN IP Address. âDynamicâ means that your
routerâs WAN IP address can change from time to time depending
on your ISP. A dynamic WAN IP Address identifies your router on the
public network and allows it to access the Internet. To find out what
your routerâs WAN IP Address is, go to the Status page on your router
and locate the WAN information for your router (as shown on the next
page). The WAN IP Address will be listed. This will be the address that
you will need to type in your web browser to view your camera over
Your WAN IP Address will be listed on the routerâs Status > Device
Info page. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 71 Section 5 - Security Note: Because a dynamic WAN IP can change from time to time depending on your ISP, you may want to obtain a Static IP address from your ISP. A Static
IP address is a fixed IP address that will not change over time and will be more convenient for you to use to access your camera from a remote location. The
Static IP Address will also allow you to access your camera attached to your router over the Internet. 4. Open Ports to Enable Remote Image Viewing (Port Forwarding)
The firewall security features built into the DIR-655 router prevent users from accessing the video from the DCS-5222L over the Internet. The router
connects to the Internet over a series of numbered ports. The ports normally used by the DCS-5222L are blocked from access over the Internet.
Therefore, these ports need to be made accessible over the Internet. This is accomplished using the Virtual Server function on the DIR-655 router.
The Virtual Server ports used by the camera must be opened through the router for remote access to your camera. Virtual Server is accessed by
clicking on the Advanced tab of the router screen.
Follow these steps to configure your routerâs Virtual Server settings:
1. Click Enabled. 2. Enter a different name for each entry. 3. Enter your cameraâs local IP Address (e.g., 192.168.0.120) in the Private IP field. 4. Select TCP for HTTP port, both (TCP and UDP) for RTSP and both (TCP and UDP) for 5556 - 5559 ports. 5. If you are using the default camera port settings, enter 80 into the Public and Private Port section, click Apply. 6. Scheduling should be set to Always so that the camera images can be accessed at any time. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 72 Section 5 - Security
Repeat the previous steps adding the port 554 to both the Public and Private Port sections. A check mark appearing before the entry name will
indicate that the ports are enabled. Important: Some ISPs block access to port 80 and other commonly used Internet ports to conserve bandwidth. Check with your ISP so that you
can open the appropriate ports accordingly. If your ISP does not pass traffic on port 80, you will need to change the port the camera uses from 80
to something else, such as 8080. Not all routers are the same, so refer to your user manual for specific instructions on how to open ports.
Enter valid ports in the Virtual Server section of your router. Please make sure to check the box next to the camera name on the Virtual Server List
to enable your settings. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 73 Section 6 - Troubleshooting Troubleshooting
This chapter provides solutions to problems that can occur during the installation and operation of the DCS-5222L. Read the following descriptions
if you are having problems. (The examples below are illustrated in Windows VistaÂŽ and XP. If you have a different operating system, the screenshots
on your computer will look similar to the following examples.) 1. What can I do if I forget my password? If you forget your password, you will need to perform a hard reset of your camera. This process will change all your settings back to the factory
defaults. To reset your camera, please use an unfolded paperclip to press and hold the RESET button for at least 10 seconds while your camera is plugged in. 2. Why does the LED not light up? The power supply might be faulty. Confirm that you are using the provided DC 5V power supply for this network camera. Verify that the power
supply is correctly connected. If the camera is functioning normally, the LED may have been disabled. See âAdminâ on page 61 for information about
how to enable the LED. 3. Why is the cameraâs network connection unreliable? There might be a problem with the network cable. To confirm that the cables are working, PING the address of a known device on the network. If
the cabling is OK and your network is reachable, you should receive a reply. Another possible problem may be that the network device such as a hub or switch utilized by the network camera is not functioning properly.
Please confirm the power for the devices are well connected and functioning properly. 4. Why does the network camera work locally but not remotely? This might be caused by a routers firewall protection. Check the Internet firewall with your system administrator. The firewall may need to have
some settings changed in order for the network camera to be accessible outside your local LAN. For more information, please refer to the section
about installing your camera behind a router. Make sure that the network camera isnât conflicting with any Web server you may have running on your network. The default router setting might be a possible reason. Check that the configuration of the router settings allow the network camera to be accessed
outside your local LAN. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 74 Section 6 - Troubleshooting 5. Why does a series of broad vertical white lines appear through out the image? It could be that the CMOS sensor (a square panel situated behind the lens that measures the light signals and changes it into a digital format so
your computer can present it into an image that you are familiar with) has become overloaded when it has been exposed to bright lights such as
direct exposure to sunlight or halogen lights. Reposition the network camera into a more shaded area immediately as prolonged exposure to bright
lights will damage the CMOS sensor. 6. The camera is producing noisy images. How can I solve the problem? The video images might be noisy if the network camera is used in a very low light environments. 7. The images are poor quality, how can I improve the image quality? Make sure that your computerâs display properties are set to at least 6-bit color. Using 16 or 256 colors on your computer will produce dithering
artifacts in the image, making the image look as if it is of poor quality. The configuration on the network camera image display is incorrect. The Web Configuration Video section of the Web management allows you to
adjust the related-parameters for improved images such as: brightness, contrast, hue and light frequency. Please refer to the Web Configuration
section for detailed information. 8. Why are no images available through the Web browser? ActiveX might be disabled. If you are viewing the images from Internet Explorer make sure ActiveX has been enabled in the Internet Options menu.
You may also need to change the security settings on your browser to allow the ActiveX plug-in to be installed. If you are using Internet Explorer with a version number lower than 6, then you will need to upgrade your Web browser software in order to view
the streaming video transmitted by the network camera. If you are using another browser such as Googleâs Chrome or Appleâs Safari, you may need to install the appropriate plugin before the streaming
video will work. If you are using Java, you may need to update to the latest version of the Java application. Please visit Sunâs website in order to obtain the newest
version Java for your computer platform (http://www.java.com). You browser may also have 3rd party applications blocked. Please make sure that the browser you are using does not have 3rd party plugin support
disabled. You may need to refer to your particular browsers help function in order to turn this functionality on or off. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 75 Section 6 - Troubleshooting 9. The PIR is not operating well, how can I improve the PIR quality?
- For the Passive Infrared Sensor (PIR) to function properly it is required to have direct line of site to the object. When
the room has many obstacles or the line of site is obstructed by glass, the PIR will not function properly.
- When the environment temperature is too high, the PIR detection will slow down and should not be mistaken for a faulty PIR. - This network camera can only be installed indoors. Do not install this camera in a place where IR interference can be a problem. IR
interference can be found close to glass doors or windows, where direct sunlight can cause interference or in the path of car headlights.
- Do not install this camera next to or in front of an air conditioner outlet or vent. - Do not install this camera close to wireless devices with high frequencies as the PIR is easily affected by RF radiation. - The PIR functions at best when detecting lateral movements. Radial movements cannot be detected as well as lateral movements. - Do not install this camera directly under an extreme bright light. The PIR cannot fully suppress a bright white light. - Any movements from an object with a normal body temperature, like humans or animals, can be
detected. To avoid any malfunctions, install this camera at the proper height.
- To avoid any malfunctions, install this camera in an environment with an average temperature of 25Â°C. Only within
a distance of 2.5 meters can smaller movements of an object, with the average adult humanâs height, be detected.
Between a distance of 2.5 and 5 meters, a larger movement of an object is required for detection.
- Install this camera on a firm, static, anti-shock surface. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 76 Appendix AA - Networking Basics Networking Basics Check your IP address By default, the TCP/IP settings should be set to obtain an IP address from a DHCP server (i.e. wireless router) automatically. To verify your IP address,
please follow the steps below.
Click on Start > Run. In the run box type cmd and click OK. (WindowsÂŽ 7/VistaÂŽ users type cmd in the Start Search box)
At the prompt, type ipconfig and press Enter.
This will display the IP address, subnet mask, and the default
gateway of your adapter.
If the address is 0.0.0.0, check your adapter installation, security
settings, and the settings on your router. Some firewal software
programs may block a DHCP request.
If you are connecting to a wireless network at a hotspot (e.g.
hotel, coffee shop, airport), please contact an employee or
administrator to verify their wireless network settings. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 77 Appendix AA - Networking Basics Statically Assign an IP Address If you are not using a DHCP capable gateway/router, or you need to assign a static IP address, please follow the steps below: Step 1
WindowsÂŽ 7- Click on Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center.
WindowsÂŽ Vista - Click on Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center > Manage Network Connections.
Windows XP - Click on Start > Control Panel > Network Connections. Step 2
Right-click on the Local Area Connection which represents your D-Link network adapter and select Properties. Step 3
Highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and click Properties. Step 4
Click Use the following IP address and enter an IP address that is on the same subnet as your network or
the LAN IP address on your router. Example: If the routerÂ´s LAN IP address is 192.168.0.1, make your IP address 192.168.0.X where X is a
number between 2 and 99. Make sure that the number you choose is not in use on the network. Set Default
Gateway to the same as the LAN IP address of your router (192.168.0.1).
Set Primary DNS to the same as the LAN IP address of your router (192.168.0.1). The Secondary DNS is not
needed or you may enter a DNS server from your ISP. Step 5
Click OK twice to save your settings. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 78 Appendix AB - Technical Specifications DI/DO Specifications
Pin 3 PIN FUNCTION NOTE 1 Digital Out (DO)
Uses an open-drain NFET transistor with the source connected to GND in camera. If used
with an external relay, a diode must be connected in parallel with the load for protec-
tion against voltage transients. Max loading is 100 mA. 2 DC5V OUTPUT
DC 5 V Output / Max. 100 mA 3 Digital In (DI)
A switch from DI to GND, activated by setting NO. or NC. 4 GND
GND Internal 5V Power External 3~12V Power GPIO GPIO DI Input DI Input PTC 1 PTC 1 DC3 V ~ 12V PTC 2 PTC 2 DO Output DO Output D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 79 Appendix AC - Technical Specifications Technical Specifications
â˘ 1/4â Megapixel Progressive CMOS sensor
â˘ Exposure Time: 1/7.5 sec. to 1/10,000 sec.
â˘ 8 meter IR il umination distance
â˘ Angle of view:
â˘ Minimum il umination 0 lux with IR LED on
â˘ (H) 70Â°
â˘ Built-in Infrared-Cut Removable (ICR) Filter module
â˘ (V) 53Â°
â˘ Focal length 3.6 mm
â˘ (D) 92Â°
â˘ Aperture: F2
â˘ Built-in microphone and speaker
â˘ Configurable image size, quality, frame rate, and bit rate
â˘ Configurable motion detection windows
â˘ Time stamp and text overlays
â˘ Configurable shutter speed, brightness, saturation, contrast, mirror, flip
â˘ H.264/MJPEG format simultaneous compression
â˘ JPEG for stil images
â˘ H.264 multicast streaming
â˘ 16:9 (supports frame rates up to 30 fps)
â˘ Others (supports frame rates up to 30 fps)
â˘ 1280 x 720, 800 x 450, 640 x 360, 480 x 270,
â˘ 1024 x 768, 800 x 600, 640 x 480, 480 x 360,
320 x 176
320 x 240
â˘ Pan Range: -170Â° to 170Â°
â˘ Manual Pan Speed: 5-80 Â° per second
â˘ Tilt Range: -20Â° to 100Â°
â˘ Manual Tilt Speed: 5-80 Â° per second
â˘ Digital Zoom: 10x
â˘ Position Presets: 32 points
â˘ G.711, G.726, AAC
Network Protocol Support
â˘ HTTP / HTTPS
â˘ Samba client
â˘ UPnP port forwarding
â˘ RTP / RTSP/ RTCP
â˘ DHCP client
â˘ IP filtering
â˘ NTP client (D-Link)
â˘ DNS client
â˘ DDNS client (D-Link)
â˘ SMTP client
â˘ FTP client
â˘ ONVIF compliant
â˘ IEEE 802.11n
â˘ 10/100 BASE-TX Fast Ethernet
External Device Interface
â˘ MicroSD/SDHC Slot1
â˘ DI/DO Port
â˘ Single audio input/output port D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 80 Appendix AC - Technical Specifications
â˘ Take snapshots/video clips and save to local hard drive via web browser
â˘ Configuration accessible via web browser
â˘ Administrator and user group protected
â˘ HTTP and RTSP authentication
â˘ Password authentication
â˘ Record video continuously
â˘ Upload snapshots/video clips via e-mail
â˘ Record video according to a weekly schedule
â˘ Upload snapshots/video clips via FTP
â˘ Record video when motion is detected
Mobile App Support
â˘ mydlink Lite app for iOS and Android devices
â˘ Microsoft Windows 8/7/Vista/XP SP3
â˘ Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, Firefox 12, Chrome 20, Safari 4
â˘ Other Java-enabled browser
Supported Mobile Devices
â˘ mydlink Lite/mydlink+ mobile app for iPhone, iPad, and Android mobile
â˘ 120 x 103.2 x 130 mm (4.72 x 4.06 x 5.11 inches)
â˘ 340 grams (0.75 lb)
â˘ Input: 5 V DC, 2.5 A
â˘ Operating: 0 to 40 Â°C (32 to 104 Â°F)
â˘ Storage: -20 to 70 ÂşC (-4 to 158 ÂşF)
â˘ Operating: 20% to 80% non-condensing
â˘ FCC Class B
â˘ CE LVD
1 An SDHC Class 6 card or above is recommended. Card capacities of up to 32GB supported. D-Link DCS-5222L User Manual 81