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User Manual
5 Megapixel Day & Night Outdoor Network Camera

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Table of Contents
Product Overview ................................................................................ 5
Audio and Video ..................................................................32
Package Contents ......................................................................... 5
Video Settings ..................................................................32
Introduction ................................................................................... 6
Image Settings .................................................................35
System Requirements ................................................................. 7
Audio Settings .................................................................37
Features ............................................................................................ 8
Day and Night Settings .................................................38
Hardware Overview ..................................................................... 9
Network ..................................................................................39
microSD Card Installation ........................................................11
IP Settings ..........................................................................39
Cable Connectors .......................................................................12
Port and Access Name Settings .................................42
Dynamic DNS ...................................................................45
Installation ............................................................................................13
HTTPS ..................................................................................46
Hardware Installation ................................................................13
Access List ..........................................................................48
Assembly and Installation ...............................................13
Advanced Settings .........................................................50
Cable Connections .....................................................................15
Event Management ...........................................................54
General Connection Using the 12 V DC Power
Motion Detection ...........................................................54
Adapter ...................................................................................15
Tamper Detection ...........................................................56
Connection Using Power over Ethernet .....................16
DI and DO ..........................................................................57
Software Installation .................................................................17
Event Settings ..................................................................58
Setup Wizard ........................................................................17
Recording ..............................................................................64
Web-based Configuration Utility ..........................................22
Recording Settings .........................................................64
Local Storage ....................................................................66
Configuration .......................................................................................24
PTZ Control ...........................................................................68
Live Video ......................................................................................24
Digital PTZ .........................................................................68
Client Setup ..................................................................................28
Lens Control ......................................................................69
Setup ...............................................................................................29
System ....................................................................................70
Basic Setup ............................................................................29
User Settings ....................................................................70
Advanced Setup ..................................................................30
Device Settings ................................................................71
System Overview ........................................................................31
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Time and Date ..................................................................72
Maintenance .....................................................................73
Parameter List ..................................................................74
Logs .....................................................................................75
Appendix A - Technical Specifications ........................................76
Technical Specifications ...........................................................76
Appendix B - Regulatory Information .........................................79
Regulatory Information ............................................................79
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Package Contents
DCS-7517 5 Megapixel Day & Night Outdoor Network Camera
CAT5 Ethernet Cable
Power Adapter*
CD-ROM with User Manual and Software
Mounting Plate
Alignment Sticker and Fixings Kit
Quick Installation Guide
*Depending on your region, a power adapter may not be included.
If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller.
Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage than the one included with your
product will cause damage and void the warranty for this product.
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Product Overview
D-Link DCS-7517 5 Megapixel Day & Night Outdoor Network Camera is a professional surveillance and security solution for small, medium, and
large enterprises alike. Equipped with an industry-leading 5 megapixel progressive scan CMOS sensor and H.264 compression, the DCS-7517
connects to a network to provide professional high-quality live video over the Internet. This camera is capable of capturing video in both dark
and light environments thanks to its built-in IR LEDs and IR-cut removable (ICR) filter. The ICR filter can be manually applied via the web, or set to
automatically adjust based on lighting conditions. This feature allows the camera to capture crisp color images during the daytime and detailed
grayscale images at night or in or low-light conditions.
The DCS-7517 is equipped with a remote focus lens that controls the iris with extreme precision. It's built-in stepping motor maintains the
iris opening at an optimal level at all times, resulting in superior image clarity and depth of field as well as image quality. Together with WDR
enhancement, you can identify image details in extremely bright as well as dark environments.
The DCS-7517 is equipped with IP66 certified weatherproof housing designed for both indoor and outdoor applications. The built-in removable
IR-cut filter and IR LEDs give the DCS-7517 the capability to view up to 30 meters at night. The ability to use Power over Ethernet (PoE) also allows
it to be easily installed in a variety of locations without the need for supplemental power cabling. The built-in microSD card slot can be used as a
local backup by storing important events on an easily retrievable microSD card.
The included D-Link D-ViewCam™ is sophisticated software which allows users to manage up to 32 network cameras, set e-mail alert
notifications, create recording schedules, and use motion detection to record directly to a hard drive. D-ViewCam™ also allows users to upload a
floor plan to create a realistic layout of the premises where cameras are located, further simplifying the management process.
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Product Overview
System Requirements
Network Requirements
• An Ethernet-based network
Computer with the following:
• Windows®, Macintosh, or Linux-based operating system
• An installed Ethernet adapter
Web-based Configuration
Browser Requirements:
Utility Requirements
• Internet Explorer® 8 and higher
• Mozilla Firefox 19.0 and higher
• Google™ Chrome 25.0 and higher
• Apple Safari 5 and higher
Computer with the following:
• Microsoft Windows® 8, 7, or Vista.
D-ViewCam Configuration
• At least 256 MB of memory (512 MB recommended)
Utility Requirements
• VGA card resolution: SVGA or XGA (1024x768 or above)
• CPU: 1.7 GHz or above (2.8 GHz processor or faster with 512
MB memory and a 32 MB video card is required for multiple
camera viewing and recording in D-ViewCam)
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Product Overview
Remote Focus Lens
The DCS-7517 allows quick and accurate remote focusing of the lens via the easy-to-use web configuration interface, which ensures that wherever
you are, you can always maintain a sharp and clear image.
The DC-iris lens in the DCS-7517 solves the long-standing problem of capturing sharp images in varying light conditions. The the DCS-7517 optimizes
the iris opening under all lighting conditions, resulting in images with better contrast, clarity, resolution and depth of field with improved image
sharpness and increased image usability for network video surveillance.
Flexible Connectivity
The DCS-7517 includes input and output ports for connectivity to external devices such as IR sensors, switches, and alarm relays. The DCS-7517
also incorporates Power over Ethernet (PoE), allowing it to be easily installed in a variety of locations without the need for supplemental power
High-Quality Video at HD Resolution
The DCS-7517 provides real-time video feeds at up to 15 fps with 2560x1920 resolution and 30 fps with Full HD resolution. H.264 encoding
ensures that images remain crisp, clear, and vivid without taking up too much network bandwidth.
Wide Dynamic Range
Wide Dynamic Range technology neutralizes imperfect lighting, providing clear images with the right amount of contrast even when a subject is
Weatherproof with Tamper Detection
Designed to be mounted outdoors, the DCS-7517 includes an IP66 certified enclosure which protects against the elements. Anti-tamper features
make this camera suitable for tamper-prone locations such as transportation hubs, schools, or correctional facilities. The electronic tamper
detection system can sense whenever the camera has been redirected, de-focused, blocked, or spray-painted, and can respond promptly with a
visible or audible alarm.
Remote Monitoring Utility
The D-ViewCam application adds enhanced features and functionality for the Network Camera and allows administrators to configure and access
the Network Camera from a remote site via Intranet or Internet. Other features include image monitoring, recording images to a hard drive,
viewing up to 32 cameras on one screen, and taking snapshots.
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Hardware Overview
Weatherproof Casing
The camera is housed in an IP66 certified weatherproof casing, which protects it against rain and dust.
Infrared LEDs illuminate the camera's field of view at night.
Red: The camera is receiving power but does not have a network connection.
Power/Status LED
Green: The camera is receiving power and has a network connection.
Flashing Green: The camera is transmitting data across the network.
Camera Lens
Varifocal lens to record video of the surrounding area.
Light Sensor
The light sensor measures the lighting conditions and switches between color and infrared accordingly.
microSD Card Cover
Unscrew to remove/change the camera's microSD card.
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Shields the camera sensor from direct sunlight.
Adjustment Screw
Allows repositioning of the sunshield.
Camera Shoe
Adjustable mounting seat.
Wire in Bracket
Assembles tightly and protects the cables from outdoor wear and tear.
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microSD Card Installation
Open the microSD Card Cover
Unscrew the microSD card cover and pull it down to open it.
Install the microSD Card
Push the microSD card into the camera with the gold contacts oriented towards the base of the camera. To eject, push the microSD card into
the slot.
Note: Make sure that the weatherproof seals are secured firmly in place when reattaching the microSD card cover.
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Cable Connectors
Power Connector
Power connector for the provided 12V DC power adapter.
Audio In (Red)
Connects to a microphone.
Audio Out (Green)
Connects to a speaker.
BNC Connector
The BNC connector is recommended for use with handheld monitors to
check the camera's field of view during installation.
Reset Button
Press and hold the recessed button for 10 seconds to reset the camera back to
the factory default settings.
DI/DO Connector
I/O connectors for external devices.
Ethernet Jack
Connects to an RJ45 Ethernet port. Can be used with PoE to provide power to
the camera.
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Hardware Installation
Assembly and Installation
It is highly recommended that you configure and test your camera before mounting it.
Step 1
Place the alignment sticker where you want to position the camera. Make sure the camera base will be positioned so that the cable channel is on
the bottom.
Step 2
Use a 6 mm drill bit to make the required holes approximately 25 mm deep, then insert the wall anchors into the holes.
If you are running the camera cables through the wall, drill a hole in the center and pull the cables through the hole.
Step 3
Use the screws provided to mount the camera to the wall.
If you are running the camera cables out the side of the camera, guide the camera cables through the cable channel on the base.
Step 4
Connect the power and Ethernet cables, or just the Ethernet cable if you are using a PoE connection.
Alignment sticker
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If the cable bundle is not required, it can be detached from the camera, and the socket sealed with a weatherproof cable cover.
To adjust the camera's angle, turn the adjustment ring counterclockwise to loosen it, then move the camera to the desired position and angle.
When you are finished, turn the adjustment ring clockwise to tighten it.
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Cable Connections
General Connection Using the 12 V DC Power Adapter
Step 1
Connect the network camera to a switch via an Ethernet cable.
Step 2
Connect the supplied power adapter to the camera's power connector, then plug the adapter into a power outlet.
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Connection Using Power over Ethernet
Step 1
If you are using a PoE switch, connect the IP camera to the PoE switch via an Ethernet cable, which will provide transmission
of both power and data over a single cable.
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Software Installation
Setup Wizard
Insert the DCS-7517 CD into your computer's CD-ROM drive to begin the installation. If the Autorun function on your computer is disabled, or if
the D-Link Launcher fails to start automatically, click the Start button and type D:\autorun.exe (where D: represents the drive letter of your CD-
ROM drive) and press Enter.
Click Setup Wizard to begin the installation.
After clicking Setup Wizard, the window on the right will open.
Click Next to continue.
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Click Yes to accept the License Agreement.
Click Next to start the installation process.
Note: The installation may take several minutes to finish.
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Click Finish to complete the installation.
Click on the D-Link Setup Wizard SE icon that was created in your Windows Start
Start > D-Link > Setup Wizard SE
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The Setup Wizard will appear and display the MAC address and IP address of your
camera(s). If you have a DHCP server on your network, a valid IP Address will be
displayed. If your network does not use a DHCP server, the network camera's default
static IP address ( will be displayed.
Select your camera and then click the Wizard button to continue.
Enter the Admin ID and password. When logging in for the first time, the default
Admin ID is admin with the password left blank.
Click Next to continue.
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Select DHCP if your camera obtains an IP address automatically from a DHCP server
such as a router. Select Static IP if you want to manually enter the IP settings for the
Click Next to continue.
Take a moment to confirm your settings and click Restart.
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Web-based Configuration Utility
This section explains how to configure your new D-Link Network Camera using the Web-based Configuration Utility.
Click on the D-Link Setup Wizard SE icon that was created in your Windows Start
Start > D-Link > Setup Wizard SE
Select the camera and click Link to access the web configuration.
The Setup Wizard will automatically open your web browser to the IP address of the
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Enter admin as the default username and leave the password blank. Click OK to
This section shows your camera’s live video. You can select your video profile and
view or operate the camera.
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Live Video
When you connect to the camera's web interface you will see the following page. This is the Live Video page which will allow you to view the
camera's video feed and control basic camera functions using the icons on the screen. Please refer to the tables on the following pages for
detailed information about the icons on this screen.
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Set up the stream transmission mode and saving options on the local
Client Settings
Select this option to adjust the language settings.
Click to edit the camera's settings. Note that only Administrators can
access the setup page. To simplify the setting procedure, two types of
user interfaces are available: Advanced Setup for professional users
and Basic Setup for entry-level users.
Click this button to turn the digital output device on or off.
Digital Output
This camera supports multiple streams (stream 1 ~ 3) simultaneously.
You may select one for live viewing.
Video Stream
Click on this item to display the Global View window. The Global
View window contains a full view image (the largest frame size of
the captured video) and a floating frame (the viewing region of the
current video stream). The floating frame allows users to control the
e-PTZ function (Electronic Pan/Tilt/Zoom). For more information
Global View
about e-PTZ operation, please refer to PTZ Control on the next page.
For more information about how to set up the viewing region of the
current video stream, please refer to Video settings on page 32.
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This camera supports both digital (e-PTZ) and mechanical zoom
Digital PTZ
Mechanical Z
Control Panel
Control Panel
PTZ Control
Mechanical Z: Controls the mechanical zoom.
Digital PTZ: Controls the e-PTZ operation.
Home: Moves the camera to the preset home position.
Direction: Controls the camera’s pan or tilt directions (up/down/left/
ePT Direction
Zoom in: Zooms into the image.
Zoom out: Zooms out of the image.
Control camera focus to get a clear image. (Only available under
Mechanical PTZ mode)
Focus Near: Sets the depth of field zone closer.
Focus Far: Sets the depth of field zone farther.
Reset the camera focus, either by auto focus or to a pre-configured
Auto Focus/Home
Auto Focus: Allows the camera to automatically adjust the focus.
Home: Returns to the center of the viewing area.
Patrol: Moves through a pre-defined sequence of pan, tilt, zoom, and
focus settings. Before selecting this, you must define at least two preset
Patrol Auto Pan
Auto Pan: Automatically scans an area horizontally.
Stop: Stops patrol and auto pan.
Select a preset from the drop-down list to quickly move the camera to
Go Preset
the desired preset position.
Control Pan/Tilt/Zoom speed: Please select a value between 0 and 10.
0 is the slowest and 10 is the fastest.
Pan Speed Control
Speed Control
Tilt Speed Control
Zoom Speed Control
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Click this button to capture and save still images. The captured images will be displayed in a pop-up window. Right-click the
image and select Save Picture As to save it in JPEG (*.jpg) or BMP (*.bmp) format.
Click this button to record video clips to your computer. When close your web browser, video recording stops accordingly.
Specify a storage destination for the recorded video files.
Recording Folder
Click and uncheck “Disable digital zoom” to enable the zoom operation. The navigation screen indicates the part of the
image being magnified. To control the zoom level, drag the slider bar. To move to a different area you want to magnify, drag
Digital Zoom
the navigation screen.
Click this button to enable or disable two way audio communication.
Two Way Audio
Click this button to raise or lower the volume of the attached microphone.
Mic Volume
Click this button to completely mute the attached microphone.
Mic Mute
Click this button to raise or lower the volume of the attached speaker.
Speaker Volume
Click this button to completely mute the attached speaker.
Speaker Mute
Click this button to switch to full screen mode. Press the “Esc” key to switch back to normal mode.
Full Screen
Auto: The video zoom ratio will be changed automatically according to viewing window size.
100%: Keep the video zoom ratio at 100%
Zoom ratio
50%: Keep the video zoom ratio at 50%
25%: Keep the video zoom ratio at 25%
Click the Help button to learn the detailed information regarding camera setup and solve any problems you encounter.
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Client Setup
Clicking the Client Settings button
will bring you to the following screen which
allows you to configure the basic protocol options for your camera.
H.264 Media Options
For additional information about streaming options please refer to "Audio and
Video" on page 32.
Recording Options
Folder: Select the folder where you would like the Recording file saved on your
File name prefix: Enter a file name prefix for the Recording files.
Add date and time suffix to file name: Select this checkbox if you would like the
date and time to be added to the end of each filename.
Local Streaming Buffer Time
Enter the buffer time in milliseconds. The buffer will cause a slight delay between
live activity and the video of the live stream but may increase the quality of video.
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The DCS-7517 includes basic and advanced setup screens. Both screens include a tree view with multiple setup options. This manual includes
detailed explanations for all advanced setup screens.
Basic Setup
Click the Setup button to enter the setup screen.
Click on the Basic button to enter the Basic Setup screen.
Please click the [+] next to each folder to view the options inside.
Basic Setup includes the following options:
System Overview
Audio and Video
- Video Settings
- Audio Settings
- IP Settings
Event Management
- Motion Detection
- Tamper Detection
PTZ Control
- Digital PTZ
- User Settings
- Device Settings
- Time and Date
- Maintenance
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Advanced Setup
Click the Setup button to enter the setup screen.
Click on the Advanced button to enter the Advanced Setup screen.
Please click the [+] next to each folder to view the options.
Advanced setup includes the following options:
System Overview
Audio and Video
- Recording Settings
- Video Settings
- Local Storage
- Image Settings
PTZ Control
- Audio Settings
- Digital PTZ
- Day and Night Settings
- Lens Control
- IP Settings
- User Settings
- Port & Access Name Settings
- Device Settings
- Dynamic DNS
- Time and Date
- Maintenance
- Access List
- Parameter List
- Advanced Settings
- Logs
Event Management
- Motion Detection
- Tamper Detection
- DI and DO
- Event Settings
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System Overview
The system overview page contains a summary of the camera's current settings.
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Audio and Video
Video Settings
This page allows you to set up three video streams to be displayed on a computer, mobile device, or storage system. Each stream has
independent options for compression type, frame size, frame rate to optimize the bandwidth utilization and video quality.
Video Options
Viewing Window: The camera supports multiple streams with frame sizes ranging
from 960x540 to 2560x1920. Click Viewing Window to open the viewing region
setting page. On this page, you can set the Region of Interest (ROI) and the Output
Frame Size for stream 1~3.
Please follow the steps below to set up a stream:
1. Select a stream with a viewing region you would like to set.
2. Select a Region of Interest from the drop-down list, and the floating frame will
resize accordingly. If you want to set up a customized viewing region, you can
also resize and drag the floating frame to a desired position with your mouse.
3. Choose an Output Frame Size from the drop-down list according to the size of
your monitoring device.
Note: The “Output Frame Size” you choose should not be greater than the selected
“Region of Interest".
Defining the streams:
Stream 1-3: You can define the "Region of Interest" (viewing region) and the
"Output Frame Rate" (size of the live view window) for each stream.
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After adjusting settings for the Viewing Window, click Save to enable the settings
and click Close to exit the window. The selected Output Frame Size will immediately
be applied to the frame size of video stream. You can then go back to the Live Video
page to test the new settings.
Sensor Setting: Click Sensor Setting to open the Sensor Setting page. On this
page, you can set the maximum exposure time, exposure level, and AGC (Auto Gain
Control) settings. You can configure two sets of sensor settings: one for normal
situations, and one for special situations such as when using day/night/schedule
• Maximum Exposure Time: Select the desired maximum exposure time based
on the lighting conditions of the area being monitored. Longer exposure times
will improve exposure for dark environments, but may result in moving objects
appearing blurred. The maximum exposure time can be set to 1/120 second,
1/60 second, 1/30 second, 1/15 second, or 1/5 second.
• Exposure level: You can manually set the Exposure level from 1 to 8 (dark to
• Max. Gain (Auto Gain Control): You can manually set the AGC level to 2X, 4X,
8X, 16x, or 32x. The higher the value, the more gain will be applied and the
brighter the image will be.
You may click Preview to fine-tune the image, or click Restore to recall the previous
settings without saving your changes. When you are finished changing the settings
on this page, click Save to save your changes and click Close to exit the page. If you
want to configure another sensor setting for day/night/schedule mode, please click
Profile 2 and follow the steps below to setup:
1. Click Enable this profile.
2. Select the mode to use: Day mode, Night mode, or Schedule mode. Please
manually enter a range of time if you choose Schedule mode.
3. Configure the Exposure settings in the second column.
4. Click Save to save your changes and click Close to exit the page.
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Aspect Ratio
Choose either 4:3 or 16:9 for the aspect ratio. This will format the video stream
to better fit the type of display that it will be viewed on. 4:3 is better for standard
definition displays, while 16:9 is meant for displays that are capable of showing wide
format content.
Video Quality Settings for Stream 1~3
Compression Type: The compression level affects the amount of bandwidth and
storage required. Lower compression uses more bandwidth and storage but delivers
better image quality. Of the two options, H.264 consumes much less network
bandwidth compared to JPEG.
Frame Size: Select a frame size from the drop-down menu; a bigger frame size
requires more bandwidth and storage. For smaller viewers such as mobile phones, a
smaller frame size and lower frame rate is recommended.
Frame Rate: This option affects the smoothness of the video. Higher frame rates
provide smoother video quality but require more storage. You can set the frame rate
to customize, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 10, 15, 20, 25, or 30 fps. The frame rate may automatically
change and some options may not be available depending on the resolution. The
max. frame rate when using a 4:3 aspect ratio is 15 fps.
Intra Frame Period: Sets the interval between I-frames. The shorter the interval,
the more likely you will get better video quality, but at the cost of higher network
bandwidth consumption. You can set the intra frame period to 1/4 second, 1/2
second, 1 second, 2 seconds, 3 seconds, or 4 seconds.
Video Quality: This setting limits the maximum refresh frame rate.
• Constant bit rate: Sets a fixed bandwidth regardless of the video quality. Select
Constant bit rate and a bandwidth from 20 Kbps to 8 Mbps. You can also select
Customize and manually enter a value.
• Fixed quality: Optimizes bandwidth utilization and video quality. The video
quality can be adjusted to one of the following settings: Medium, Standard, Good,
Detailed, or Excellent. You can also select Customize and manually enter a value.
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Image Settings
This page allows you to tune the white balance, brightness, saturation, contrast, and
sharpness settings for the video.
Color: Select either a Color or B/W (black and white, monochrome) video display.
Power Line Frequency: Select either 50 or 60 Hz depending on your region.
Iris Mode: Select the environment that the camera will primarily be viewing. This
can be set to Fixed, Indoor, or Outdoor.
Video Orientation: Flip will vertically rotate the video. Mirror will horizontally rotate
the video. You may select both options if your camera is installed upside down.
White Balance: This adjusts the relative amount of red, green, and blue primary
colors in the image so that neutral colors are reproduced correctly.
• Auto: The camera automatically adjusts the color temperature of the light in
response to different light sources. The white balance setting defaults to Auto
and works well in most situations.
• Fixed: Follow the steps below to manually set the white balance to compensate
for ambient lighting conditions:
1. Set the White balance to Auto and click Save.
2. Place a sheet of white paper in front of the lens, then allow the camera to
adjust the color temperature automatically.
3. Select Fixed to confirm the setting while the white balance is being
4. Click Save to enable the new setting.
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Brightness: Adjusts the image brightness level.
Saturation: Adjusts the image saturation level.
Contrast: Adjusts the image contrast level.
Sharpness: Adjusts the image sharpness level.
Overlay Title and Time Stamp on Video: Select this option to place the video title
and time on the video streams. (When the frame size is set to 176 x 144, only the
time will be stamped on the video streams.)
Privacy Mask: Here you can block out certain sensitive zones for privacy concerns.
To set up a Privacy Mask Window, follow the steps given below:
1. Click New to add a window.
2. The height and width of the window can be resized by drag-and-dropping
the window.
3. Enter a descriptive name for the window and click Save to apply the
4. Select Enable privacy mask to enable this function.
• Up to 5 privacy mask windows can be set up on the same screen.
• If you want to delete a privacy mask window, please click the ‘x’ at the upper
right-hand corner of the window.
Enable WDR: Enabling Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) can improve the exposure of
the image when the lighting in the area varies significantly.
WDR Level: Specify a value from 0 to 10 to specify how much WDR to apply to the
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Audio Settings
This page allows you to configure the settings for the built-in audio support.
Mute: Check this box to mute all of the audio capabilities of the camera.
Microphone Input Gain: The microphone sensitivity can be increased or decreased
to help provide better audio quality.
AAC bit Rate: Select the desired bit rate for the AAC audio codec.
G711 bit Rate: Select the desired bit rate for the G711 audio codec.
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Day and Night Settings
Switch to B/W in Night Mode: Select to automatically enable the camera to switch
to black and white when in night mode.
IR Cut Filter: The IR-Cut Removable (ICR) filter mechanically switches between two
different sensor filters. It provides the best light conditions both during the day and
night. The following options are:
• Auto Mode: The camera automatically switches between day and night mode
based on the level of ambient light.
• Day Mode: In this mode, the camera switches on the IR cut filter at all times,
which will block infrared light from reaching the sensor so that colors are not
• Night Mode: The camera switches off the IR cut filter to allow infrared light to
pass through. This helps the camera use all available light to see more clearly in
low light conditions.
• Synchronize with Digital Input: The camera automatically removes the IR cut
filter when a DI input is triggered.
• Schedule Mode: The camera switches between day and night mode based on
a specific schedule. Enter the starting and ending time to use for day mode;
during all other times, the camera will use night mode. Note that the time
format is [hh:mm] and is expressed in 24-hour time. By default, the starting and
ending times for day mode are set to 07:00 and 18:00.
Light Sensor Sensitivity: The light sensor determines when to switch between day
mode and night mode when the IR Cut Filter setting is set to Auto Mode. Select
Low, Normal, or High sensitivity for the light sensor.
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IP Settings
LAN: Select this option when the camera is deployed on a local area network (LAN)
and is intended to be accessed by local computers. The default setting for the
Network Type is LAN. Remember to click Save after making any changes.
• Get IP address automatically (DHCP): Select this connection if you have a DHCP
server such as a router running on your network and would like a dynamic IP
address to be assigned to the camera automatically.
• Use fixed IP address: You may enter a static or fixed IP address for your camera.

When selected, these options will appear:
IP Address: Enter an IP address.
Subnet Mask: The default value is “” This helps to determine if
the designated IP address is on the same subnet.
Default Router: This is the gateway used to forward frames to destinations
in a different subnet. (Invalid router settings will cause a transmission to fail
if its destination is in a different subnet).
Primary DNS: The Primary Domain Name Server (DNS) that translates a
hostname into an IP address.
Secondary DNS: The Secondary Domain Name Server (DNS) that is used as a
backup for the Primary DNS.
Primary WINS Server: The primary WINS server that maintains the database
of computer names and IP addresses.
Secondary WINS Server: The secondary WINS server that maintains the
database of computer names and IP addresses.
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• Enable UPnP Presentation: Select this option to enable UPnP presentation for
the camera so that when the camera is connected to your network, a shortcut
to it will be listed in My Network Places. To utilize this feature, please make sure
that UPnP is installed and enabled on your computer.
• Enable UPnP Port Forwarding: To access the camera from the Internet, select
this option to allow the camera to open ports on the router automatically so
that video streams can be sent out from your network. To utilize this feature,
make sure that your router supports UPnP and it is activated.
PPPoE: Select this option to configure the camera to connect directly to a PPPoE
Internet connection (such as through a DSL modem) and make it accessible from
anywhere over the Internet. Note that this feature requires an account provided by
your ISP.
Follow the steps below to acquire the camera’s public IP address.
1. Set up the camera on your network.
2. Go to Live View > Setup > Event management > Event settings > Server
Settings (refer to Server Settings to add a new e-mail address or FTP server)
3. Go to Setup > Event management > Event settings > Media Settings (please
refer to Media Settings). Select System log so that you will receive system logs
with the camera’s public IP address in your e-mail inbox or on your FTP server.
4. Go to Setup > Network > IP settings. Select PPPoE and enter the user name and
password provided by your ISP. Click Save to enable the setting.
5. The camera will reboot.
6. Disconnect the power to the camera. Remove it from your network and connect
it to your DSL modem or PPPoE Internet connection.
7. You can now access your camera through the public IP address, which will be in
the system logs sent to your e-mail inbox or FTP server.
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Enable IPv6: Select this option and click Save to enable IPv6. Please note that this
only works if your network environment and hardware equipment support IPv6.
The browser used should be Internet Explorer 8 or Firefox 19 (or above).
When IPv6 is enabled, by default, the camera will listen to router advertisements
and will be assigned a link-local IPv6 address accordingly.
IPv6 Information: Click this button to obtain IPv6 information for your camera. If
your IPv6 settings work successfully, the IPv6 address list will be listed in the pop-up
Please follow the steps below to link to an IPv6 address:
1. Open your web browser.
2. Enter the link-global or link-local IPv6 address in the address bar of your web
3. Press Enter on the keyboard or click the Refresh button to refresh the webpage.
DHCPv6: Enable this function if you have a DHCPv6 server running on your network
and would like a dynamic IPv6 address to be assigned to the camera automatically.
Manually Setup the IP address: Select this option to manually configure your
IPv6 settings if your network environment does not have a DHCPv6 server or
advertisements-enabled routers.
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Port and Access Name Settings
By default, the HTTPS port is set to 443. It can also be assigned to another port
number between 1025 and 65535.
By default, the HTTP port is set to 80 and the secondary HTTP port is set to 8080.
They can also be assigned to another port number between 1025 and 65535.
Authentication: Depending on your network security requirements, the camera
provides two types of security for an HTTP transaction: basic and digest. If basic
authentication is selected, the password is sent in plain text format and carries the
potential risk of your traffic being intercepted. If digest authentication is selected,
user credentials are encrypted using the MD5 algorithm and thus provide better
protection against unauthorized access.
Access name for stream 1 ~ 3: The Network camera supports multiple streams
simultaneously. The access name is used to differentiate between streaming
sources. You can click Setup > Video > Video Settings to set up the video quality of
linked streams.
To utilize RTSP streaming authentication, make sure that you have set a password
for the camera first. Please refer to User Settings for details.
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Authentication: Depending on your network security requirements, the camera
provides three types of security settings for streaming via RTSP: disable, basic,
and digest. If basic authentication is selected, the password is sent in plain text
format and carries the potential risk of your traffic being intercepted. If digest
authentication is selected, user credentials are encrypted using the MD5 algorithm
and thus provide better protection against unauthorized access.
Access Name for Stream 1 ~ 3: This camera can deliver multiple streams
simultaneously. The access name is used to differentiate between streaming
sources. If you want to use an RTSP player to access the camera, you have to set the
video mode to H.264 and use an RTSP URL to request transmission of the stream.
For example, "rtsp://[your camera IP]/live1.sdp" would be the RTSP URL for stream 1.
Multicast and Unicast Streaming Protocols
You may choose to enable multicast or unicast for your camera's audio and video
streaming so that your camera can establish connections with clients to send and
receive content.
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Unicast video transmission delivers a stream through point-to-point transmission.
Multicast, on the other hand, sends a stream to the multicast group address and
allows multiple clients to acquire the stream at the same time by requesting a copy
from the multicast group address. As a result, enabling multicast can save network
Multicast Group Address: An IP Multicast group address is used to send and receive
content. Sources use this group address as the destination address while sending
their data packets. Receivers use this group address to inform the network that they
are interested in receiving packets sent to that group.
Multicast Video Port: The ports can be changed to values between 1025 and
65535. The multicast RTP port must be an even number, and the multicast RTCP
port number is the multicast RTP port number plus one, and thus is always
odd. When the multicast RTP port changes, the multicast RTCP port will change
Multicast TTL [1~255]: The multicast TTL (Time To Live) is the value that tells the
router the range that a packet can be forwarded.
Click an item to display its detailed configuration information. Select the Always
multicast option to enable multicast for stream 1 ~ 3.
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Dynamic DNS
This section explains how to configure your camera for a dynamic domain name
service. DDNS is a service that allows your camera, especially when assigned with
a dynamic IP address, to have a fixed host and domain name. With a Dynamic DNS
account, the camera automatically updates your IP address with your DDNS server.
Enable DDNS: Select this option to enable DDNS.
Server Name: Select a DDNS server name from the provider drop-down list to fill in
the Host Name automatically, or enter your host information.
Host Name: Enter the host name of the DDNS server.
Username: Enter the username or e-mail you use to connect to the DDNS server.
Password: Enter the password you use to connect to the DDNS server.
Status: Displays the current connection status.
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This section explains how to enable authentication and encrypted communication
over SSL (Secure Socket Layer). It provides security to help protect streaming data
transmission over the Internet.
Enable HTTPS
Select to enable HTTPS communication, then select HTTP & HTTPS or HTTPS only
for the connection method. Note that you have to create and install a certificate first
in the second column before clicking the Save button.
Create and Install Certificate Method
Before using HTTPS for communication with the camera, a certificate must be
There are three ways to create and install a certificate:
Create Self-signed Certificate Automatically
1. Select this option.
2. In the first column, select Enable HTTPS secure connection, then select a
connection option: “HTTP & HTTPS” or “HTTPS only”.
3. Click Save to generate a certificate.
4. The Certificate Information will automatically be displayed in the third column.
You can click Property to view detailed information about the certificate.
5. Click Live Video to return to the main page. Change the address from “http://”
to “https://“ in the address bar and press Enter. Some Security Alert dialogs will
pop up. Click OK or Yes to enable HTTPS.
Create Self-signed Certificate Manually
1. Click Create to open the Create Certificate page, then click Save to generate the
2. The Certificate Information will automatically be displayed in the third column
as shown. You can click Property to see detailed information about the
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Create Certificate Request and Install
Select this option to create a certificate from a certificate authority.
1. Click Create to open the Create Certificate page, then click Save to generate
the certificate.
2. If you see the information bar, click OK and click on the Information bar at the
top of the page to allow pop-up.
3. The pop-up window shows an example of a certificate request.
4. Look for a trusted certificate authority that issues digital certificates. Enroll the
Wait for the certificate authority to issue a SSL certificate. Click Browse... to search
for the issued certificate, then click Upload in the second column.
How do I stop using HTTPS for my camera?
1. Deselect Enable HTTPS secure connection in the first column and click Save. A
warning dialog will pop up.
2. Click OK to disable HTTPS.
3. You will be redirected to a non-HTTPS page automatically.
If you want to create and install other certificates, please remove the existing one.
To remove the signed certificate, deselect Enable HTTPS secure connection in the
first column and click Save, then click Remove to erase the certificate.
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Access List
This section explains how to control access permissions by verifying the connecting
client PC’s IP address.
General Settings
Maximum number of concurrent streaming connection(s) limited to: Allows
simultaneous live viewing for 1~10 clients (including stream 1 ~ stream 3). The
default value is 10. If you modify the value and click Save, all current connections
will be disconnected and will automatically attempt to reconnect.
View Information: Click this button to display a connection status window that
shows a list of the current connections.
• IP address: Current connections to the camera.
• Elapsed time: How much time the client has been on the webpage.
• User ID: If the administrator has set a password for the webpage, clients must
enter a user name and password to access the live video. The user name will be
displayed in the User ID column. If the administrator allows clients to link to the
webpage without a user name and password, the User ID column will be empty.
There are some situations which allow clients access to the live video without a user
name and password:
1. The administrator did not set up a user password. For more information about
how to set up a user password and manage user accounts, please refer to User
2. The administrator has set up a user password, but set RTSP Authentication to
“disable“. For more information about RTSP Authentication, please refer to RTSP
• Refresh: Click this button to refresh all current connections.
• Add to deny list: You can select entries from the Connection Status list and add
them to the Deny List to deny access. Please note that the selected connections
will only be disconnected temporarily and will automatically try to reconnect. If
you want to enable the denied list, please select Enable access list filtering and
click Save in the first column.
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Disconnect: If you want to break off the current connections, please select them
and click this button. Please note that the selected connections will only be
disconnected temporarily and will automatically try to reconnect.
Enable Access List Filtering: Select this item and click Save if you want to enable
the access list filtering function.
Filter Type
Select Allow or Deny as the filter type. If you choose Allow, only those clients
whose IP addresses are on the Access List below can access the camera, and
all others will not. On the contrary, if you choose Deny, those clients whose IP
addresses are on the Access List below will not be allowed to access the camera,
and all others will.
Note: If you choose Allow, make sure you enter the IP address of the computer
you are using to configure your camera before clicking Save, or else you may be
blocked from accessing the camera.
You can add a rules to the Access List. Please note that the IPv6 access list
column will not be displayed unless you enable IPv6 on the Network page. For
more information about IPv6 Settings, please refer to Enable IPv6 for detailed
There are three types of rules:
Single: This rule allows you to add an IP address to the Access List.
Network: This rule allows you to assign a network address and corresponding
subnet mask to the Access List.
Range: This rule allows you to assign a range of IP addresses to the Access List
(IPv4 only).
Administrator IP address
Always allow the IP address to access this device: Select this item and add the
Administrator’s IP address in this field to make sure the Administrator can always
connect to the device.
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Advanced Settings
SNMP configuration
This section explains how to use SNMP on the network camera. The Simple
Network Management Protocol is an application layer protocol that facilitates the
exchange of management information between network devices. It helps network
administrators to remotely manage network devices, and to find and solve network
problems with ease.
SNMP consists of the following three key components:
1. Manager: Network-Management Station (NMS), a server which executes
applications that monitor and control managed devices.
2. Agent: A network-management software module on a managed device which
transfers the status of managed devices to the NMS.
3. Managed device: A network node on a managed network. For example: routers,
switches, bridges, hubs, computer hosts, printers, IP telephones, network
cameras, web server, and database.
Before configuring SNMP settings on this page, please enable your NMS first.
Enable SNMPv1, SNMPv2c: Select this option and enter the names of the Read/
Write community and Read Only community according to your NMS settings.
Enable SNMPv3: This option enables cryptographic security, which allows you to
set an Authentication password and Encryption password for stronger security.
• Security name: Enter the community name according to your NMS settings.
• Authentication type: Select MD5 or SHA as the authentication method.
• Authentication password: Enter the password for authentication (at least 8
• Encryption password: Enter a password for encryption (at least 8 characters).
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IEEE 802.1x
Enable this function if your network environment uses IEEE 802.1x, which is a port-
based network access control. The network devices, any intermediary switch/access
point/hub, and RADIUS server must support 802.1x and have it enabled.
The 802.1x standard is designed to enhance the security of local area networks,
which provides authentication to network devices (clients) attached to a network
port (wired or wireless). If all certificates between client and server are verified,
a point-to-point connection will be enabled. If authentication fails, access on
that port will be prohibited. 802.1x utilizes an existing protocol, the Extensible
Authentication Protocol (EAP), to facilitate communication.
Please follow the steps below to enable 802.1x:
1. Before connecting the camera to a protected network with 802.1x, apply for a
digital certificate from a Certificate Authority (i.e., MIS of your company) that can
be validated by a RADIUS server.
2. Connect the camera to a PC or notebook outside of your protected LAN. Open
the configuration page of the camera. Select EAP-PEAP or EAP-TLS as the EAP
method. In the following fields, enter the ID and password issued by the CA,
then upload the related certificate(s).
3. When all the settings are complete, move the camera to the protected LAN
by connecting it to an 802.1x enabled switch. The devices will then start the
authentication automatically.
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QoS (Quality of Service)
Quality of Service refers to a resource reservation control mechanism, which
guarantees a certain quality of transmission to different services on the network.
Quality of service guarantees are important if the network capacity is insufficient,
especially for real-time streaming multimedia applications. It gives you the ability
to prioritize traffic and guarantee a certain level of performance. It can also help
you control the amount of bandwidth each application may use, and thus provide
higher reliability and stability for your network.
Requirements for QoS:
To utilize QoS in a network environment, the following requirements must be met:
• All network switches and routers in the network must include support for QoS.
• The network video devices used in the network must have QoS enabled.
IEEE802.1p defines a QoS model at OSI Layer 2 (Data Link Layer), which is called
CoS, Class of Service. It adds a 3-bit value to the VLAN MAC header, which indicates
prioritization from 0~7 (eight different classes of service are available). The priority
is set up on the network switches, which then use different queuing disciplines to
forward the packets.
Please follow the steps below to enable CoS:
1. Click Enable CoS.
2. Enter the VLAN ID of your switch (0~4095).
3. Choose the priority for each application (0~7). Higher values will provide higher
• A VLAN Switch (802.1p) is required. Web browsing may fail if the CoS settings
are incorrect.
• Class of Service technologies do not guarantee a level of service in terms of
bandwidth and delivery time. They only offer a "best-effort." You can think
of CoS as "coarsely-grained" traffic control and QoS as "finely-grained" traffic
• Though CoS is simple to manage, it lacks scalability and does not offer end-to-
end guarantees since it is based on L2 protocol.
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DSCP-ECN defines QoS at Layer 3 (Network Layer). The Differentiated Services
(DiffServ) model is based on packet marking and router queuing disciplines. The
marking is done by adding a field to the IP header, called the DSCP (Differentiated
Services Code Point). This is a 6-bit field that provides 64 different class IDs. It gives
an indication of how a given packet is to be forwarded, known as the Per Hop
Behavior (PHB). The PHB describes a particular service level in terms of bandwidth,
queuing theory, and dropping (discarding the packet) decisions. Routers at each
network node classify packets according to their DSCP value and give them a
particular forwarding treatment. For example, how much bandwidth should be
Please follow the steps below to enable QoS/DSCP:
1. Click Enable QoS/DSCP.
2. Choose the priority for each application. Lower values will provide higher priority,
starting with 1.
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Event Management
Motion Detection
Motion can be detected by measuring change in speed or vector of an object or
objects in the field of view.
Enable Motion Detection: Select this option to turn on the motion detection
Window Name: Create a name for the selected motion window. It will appear at the
top of the motion window.
Sensitivity: Set how sensitive motion detection will be from 0% to 100%. A low
sensitivity means that there must be large changes between two images in order
to detect motion, and a high sensitivity means that even small changes will cause
motion to be detected.
Low sensitivities may be useful when monitoring an area that has flickering lights or
a window to the outside in view. High sensitivities may be useful when monitoring
an area that rarely changes, such as a storeroom or warehouse.
Percentage: Set how much of the area being monitored for motion must change
for motion to be detected. A low percentage means that only part of the area being
monitored has to change to detect motion, and a high percentage means that most
of the area needs to change to detect motion.
Low percentages can be useful when monitoring an area such as a large room, and
high percentages can be useful when you are only monitoring a specific part of the
camera's view, such as a doorway.
Note: Setting a higher sensitivity and a lower percentage will make motion easier to
be detected.
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New: Click to add a new window to specify an area of the video to monitor for
motion. A maximum of three motion windows can be opened simultaneously. Use
your mouse to drag the window frame to resize or the title bar to move. Clicking on
the ‘x’ at the upper right corner of the window will close the window.
Profile: You can configure three sets of sensor settings: Day, Night, and Schedule.
Save: Save the configured settings.
To enable motion detection, follow the steps below:
1. Click New to add a new motion detection window.
2. Enter a name in the Window Name field.
3. Set the Sensitivity and Percentage settings to adjust how the camera will
detect motion.
4. Click Save to apply the changes.
5. Select Enable motion detection to activate motion detection.
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Tamper Detection
With tamper detection, the camera is capable of detecting incidents such as when
the camera is redirected, blocked, de-focused, or even spray painted.
To enable tamper detection, follow the steps given below:
1. Select Enable camera tampering detection.
2. Enter the tamper trigger duration (10 sec. ~ 10 min.). The tamper alarm will be
triggered only when the tampering factor (the difference between the current
frame and pre-saved background) exceeds the trigger threshold.
You can configure what the camera will do when tampering is detected on the
Event Settings page and selecting Camera Tampering Detection as the source in
Event Settings > Event Settings. Please refer to "Event Settings" on page 58 for more
detailed information.
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DI and DO
This camera has a general I/O terminal block with one digital input and digital
output for device control. The I/O connector provides the physical interface for
digital input (DI+, GND) and digital output (DO+, GND) that is used for connecting a
variety of external alarm devices to the camera such as IR-Sensors and alarm relays.
You can configure what the camera will do when a DI signal is detected, or you can
configure when the camera will send a DO signal on the Event Settings page. Please
refer to "Event Settings" on page 58 for more detailed information.
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Event Settings
This section explains how to configure the camera to respond to particular
situations (event). One example is configuring the camera to send images to an FTP
server or e-mail address when motion is detected.
Server Settings
Click Add on Event Settings page to open the Server Setting page. On this page,
you can configure up to five servers to save snapshots, video, or system logs to.
Server name: Enter a name for the server.
• Server Type: There are four choices of server types available: E-mail, FTP, HTTP,
and Network storage. Select an item to display detailed configuration options.
You can configure either one or all of them.
E-mail: Select this to send the media files via e-mail when a trigger is activated.
• Sender e-mail address: Enter the e-mail address of the sender.
• Recipient e-mail address: Enter the e-mail address of the recipient.
• Server address: Enter the domain name or IP address of the e-mail server.
• User name: Enter the user name of the e-mail account if necessary.
• Password: Enter the password of the e-mail account if necessary.
• Server port: The default mail server port is set to 25. You can also manually set
another port.
If your SMTP server requires a secure connection (SSL), select This server requires a
secure connection (SSL).
To verify if the e-mail settings are correctly configured, click Test. The result will be
shown in a pop-up window. If successful, you will also receive an e-mail indicating
the result.
Click Save to enable the settings, then click Close to exit the page.
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FTP: Select this to send the media files to an FTP server when a trigger is activated.
• Server address: Enter the domain name or IP address of the FTP server.
• Server port: By default, the FTP server port is set to 21. It can also be assigned to
another port number between 1025 and 65535.
• User name: Enter the login name of the FTP account.
• Password: Enter the password of the FTP account.
• FTP folder name: Enter the folder where the media file will be placed. If the
folder name does not exist, the camera will create one on the FTP server.
• Passive mode: Most firewalls do not accept new connections initiated from
external requests. If the FTP server supports passive mode, select this option
to enable passive mode FTP and allow data transmission to pass through the
To verify if the FTP settings are correctly configured, click Test. The result will be
shown in a pop-up window as shown. If successful, you will also receive a test.txt
file on the FTP server.
Click Save to enable the settings, then click Close to exit the page.
HTTP: Select this to send the media files to an HTTP server when a trigger is
• URL: Enter the URL of the HTTP server.
• User name: Enter the user name if necessary.
• Password: Enter the password if necessary.
To verify if the HTTP settings are correctly configured, click Test. The result will be
shown in a pop-up window as below. If successful, you will receive a test.txt file on
the HTTP server. Click Save to enable the settings then click Close to exit the page.
Network storage: Select this to send the media files to a network storage location
when a trigger is activated. Click Save to enable the setting, then click Close to exit
the page. When completed, the new server settings will automatically be displayed
on the Event Settings page.
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Media Settings
Click Add to open the Media Settings page. On this page, you can specify up to five
types of media that can be sent when a trigger is activated.
Media name: Enter a name for the media setting.
Media Type: There are three media types available: Snapshot, Video Clip, and
System log. Select an item to display detailed configuration options. You can
configure either one or all of them.
Snapshot: Select this to send snapshots when a trigger is activated.
Source: Select this to take snapshots from stream 1 ~ 3.
Send pre-event images: Set the number of pre-event images to take. Pre-event
images are images taken before the trigger is activated. You can set up to seven
pre-event images to be taken.
Send post-event images: Set the number of post-event images to take. Post-event
images are images taken after a trigger is activated. You can set up to seven post-
event images to be taken.
File name prefix: Enter the text that will be appended to the beginning of the file
Add date and time suffix to the file name: Select this option to add a date/time
suffix to the file name.
Click Save to enable the settings, then click Close to exit the page.
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Video clip: Select this to send video clips when a trigger is activated.
Source: Select a source for the video clip.
Pre-event recording: This sets how many seconds to record before the trigger is
activated. You can record up to nine seconds of pre-event video.
Maximum duration: This sets how many seconds of video to record in total, and
can be set up to 20 seconds. For example, if pre-event recording is set to 5 seconds
and the maximum duration is set to 10 seconds, the camera will continue to record
for another 5 seconds after the trigger is activated.
Maximum file size: Specify the maximum file size allowed.
File name prefix: Enter the text that will be appended to the beginning of the file
Click Save to enable the settings, then click Close to exit the page.
System log: Select this to send a system log when a trigger is activated. Click Save
to enable the settings, then click Close to exit the page.
When you are done, click Save to enable the settings and click Close to exit this
page. The new media settings will appear on the Event Settings page.
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Event Settings
In the Event Settings column, click Add to open the Event Settings page. On this
page, you can configure an event by setting a Trigger, Schedule, and Action. A total
of 3 events can be configured.
Event name: Enter a name for the event.
Enable this event: Select this to activate this event.
Priority: Set the priority for this event (High, Normal, or Low). Events with higher
priority will be executed first.
Detect next event after * seconds: Select the delay time before allowing another
event to be triggered. This is used for both motion detection events and digital
input events.
Here, you can define what will trigger the event. There are several methods to
trigger an event, as shown below. Select an item to display detailed configuration
Video motion detection: This option makes use of the built-in motion detection
mechanism as a trigger source. To enable this function, you need to configure
a Motion Detection Window first. For more information, please refer to "Motion
Detection" on page 54 for details.
Periodically: This option allows the camera to trigger periodically according to the
duration you set. You can set the duration up to 999 minutes.
Digital input: This option allows the camera to use an external digital input device
or sensor as a trigger source. Depending on your application, there are many
choices of digital input devices on the market, such as devices that detect changes
in temperature, vibration, sound, light, etc.
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System boot: This option triggers the camera when the camera boots up, such as
when power is restored to the camera after a power outage.
Recording notify: This option allows the camera to trigger an event when the
recording disk is full or when recording starts to rewrite older data.
Camera tampering detection: This option allows the camera to trigger an event
when the camera detects that it is being tampered with. To enable this function,
you need to configure the Tamper detection option first. Please refer to "Tamper
Detection" on page 56 for more detailed information.
Event Schedule
Here, you can specify the period of time when the event can be run.
1. Select the day(s) of the week.
2. Select the recording schedule in 24-hr time format.
Here, you can define the actions to be performed by the camera when the event
trigger is activated.
Trigger digital output for X seconds: Enter the number of seconds to trigger the
digital output for when an event happens.
To record video or snapshots for your action, you will need to add a server and
media type first.
• Add Server: Refer to Server Settings for more information.
• Add Media: Refer to Media Settings for more information.
• SD: Select the microSD card as the location for files to be sent to. Click SD Test
to verify that the microSD card is working properly. Click View to open the
microSD card to view files.
• Email: From the drop down menu, select the e-mail address to send
notifications to.
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Recording Settings
Click Add to open the recording settings page. On this page, you can define
when and how the camera will record video based on a schedule or when it
is disconnected from the network. A total of two recording settings can be
Recording name: Enter a name for the recording setting.
Enable this recording: Select this option to enable the recording you are
Priority: Select the relative importance of this recording setting (High, Normal, and
Source: Select the recording source (stream 1 ~ 3).
Trigger: Select a trigger source.
Schedule: Selecting this will record video according to the schedule you specify.
Network Fail: Selecting this will record video when a network failure is detected.
Recording Schedule: Specify period of time this recording will be active.
1. Select the days of the week.
2. Select the recording start and end times in 24-hr time format.
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Destination: You can choose to record to network storage or a microSD card.
When you are done, select Enable this recording. Click Save to enable the setting
and click Close to exit this page. The new recording will appear in the drop-down
list on the recording page.
To remove a recording setting from the list, select a recording name from the drop-
down list and click Delete.
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Local Storage
Click on the dropdown icon to expand or collapse the menu items in this section.
SD Card Management
SD Card Status: This shows the status and reserved space of your microSD card.
Please remember to format the microSD card when using for the first time.
Format: Click this icon to automatically format the microSD card
Enable Cyclic Storage: If you select this item, when the maximum capacity you
specify is reached, the oldest files will be overwritten by newer ones. The reserved
amount is reserved for cyclic recording to prevent malfunction. This value must be
larger than 15 Mbytes.
Enable Automatic Disk Cleanup: Check this item and enter the number of days
you wish to retain a file. For example, if you enter “7 days”, the recorded files will be
stored on the microSD card for 7 days.
Click Save to enable your settings.
Searching and Viewing the Records
File Attributes: Select one or more items as your search criteria.
Trigger Type: Select the type of trigger that was used to create the recording.
Media Type: Select the type of media that was used to save the recording.
Trigger Time: Manually enter the time range you want to search. Click Search
and the recorded data corresponding to the search criteria will be listed in Search
Results Window.
From/To: Enter the dates to search from and to.
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Search Results
Show Entries: Select the number of search results to display at a time.
Search: Enter a keyword to search through the displayed results.
Download: Select a line from the search results and click this button to download
the file to your computer.
Uncheck All: Click this button to uncheck all of the displayed search results.
JPEGs to AVI: Select multiple JPEGs and click this button to convert them into a
single AVI video which can be saved to your local computer.
Remove: Select a search result and click this button to remove the file completely.
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PTZ Control
Digital PTZ
You can save a total of 20 preset positions and select a set of preset positions for
the camera to patrol.
Please follow the steps below to save a position as a preset:
1. Adjust the camera view to your desired position using the buttons on the right
side of the window.
2. Enter a name for the preset position, which can be up to 40 characters long.
Click Add to enable the Setting. The new preset position will be displayed in the
Preset Location list on the left-hand side.
3. To add additional preset positions, please repeat steps 1~2.
4. To remove a preset position from the list, select it from the drop-down list and
click Delete.
5. Click Save to enable the setting. Your preset positions will also be displayed on
the Live Video page. Select one from the drop-down list and the camera will
move to the selected preset position.
Patrol Settings
You can select a sequence of preset positions for the camera to patrol. Please follow
the steps below to set up a patrol schedule:
1. Click a preset location on the list and click Select.
2. The selected preset position will be displayed in the Source list.
3. Set the Dwelling time for the preset position during auto patrol; this determines
how long the camera will stay at that preset position. Enter a value and click
4. Repeat step 1 and 3 to add additional preset position to the patrol list.
5. If you want to remove a preset position from the patrol list, select it from the
Source list and click Remove.
6. Select a position and click Up or Down to rearrange the patrol order.
7. Click Save to enable the setting.
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Lens Control
The settings on this page allow you to remotely fine tune the zoom and focus to
achieve optimal performance.
Lens Zoom Speed: You can adjust the speed of the zoom by selecting a number
from the drop-down menu. Selecting a higher number will result in a faster zoom.
Use this slider control to fine tune the camera zoom.
Use this slider control to fine tune the camera focus.
Auto Focus: Allow the camera to adjust the focus automatically.
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User Settings
This section explains how to enable password protection and create multiple
Admin Password Setup:
The administrator account name is “admin”, which is permanent and cannot be
changed. The default password is blank. You can change the password by typing it
into the Password and Confirm password boxes and clicking Save.
Add User Account
This section lets you add a new user account and set privileges for it.
Username: Enter a username for the new account.
Password: Enter a password for the new account.
Privilege: Select the access rights for the new user.
Manage User
This section lets you change the password and privileges for existing users.
To make changes to a user account, select it from the User name dropdown box,
make your changes, then click Modify.
To delete a user account, select it form the User name dropdown box, then click
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Device Settings
Turn off the LED indicator: Select this option to turn off the LED next to the
lens. This allows the camera to be less conspicuous and more discreet.
Camera Name: Enter a name for your camera to help you identify it.
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Time and Date
This section allows you to automatically or manually configure, update, and
maintain the internal system clock for your camera.
Current Server Time: Displays the camera's current time.
Time Zone: Select your time zone from the drop-down menu.
Enable Daylight Saving: Select this to enable the daylight saving time (DST).
During DST, the system clock moves one hour ahead. To utilize this feature, be sure
to first set the time zone of your network camera, then set the starting and ending
time to use DST.
Automatic Time Configuration: Enable this feature to set the camera's clock
automatically from an NTP server.
NTP Server: Network Time Protocol (NTP) synchronizes the network camera with an
Internet time server. Choose the one that is closest to your location.
Update Interval: This sets the time interval for updating the time information from
NTP server.
Set the date and time manually: This option allows you to set the time and date
Copy Your Computer’s Time Setting: This will set the camera's clock to match the
time from your PC.
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This page lets you reboot the camera, restore the camera to the factory default
settings, save and restore the camera's configuration, and upgrade the firmware.
Schedule Reboot: This feature allows the camera to perform a scheduled reboot.
Select the days and time you want the camera to reboot, then click Save. Make
sure you have set the camera's clock to the correct date and time before using this
Reboot: Click Reboot to reboot the camera, which will take about one minute to
complete. When completed, the live video page will be displayed in your browser. A
message will be displayed during the reboot process.
If the connection fails after rebooting, manually enter the IP address of the camera
in the address field to resume your connection.
Restore to Default: Click Default to restore the camera to the factory default
Export setting backup file: Click Export to export your camera settings to a file you
can save on your computer.
Upload setting backup file: Click Browse… to select a camera settings file to
upload to the camera. Please make sure that the model and firmware version
of your file is same as your camera. If you have set up a fixed IP or other special
settings for your device, uploading a camera settings file is not recommended.
Firmware Upgrade: Click Browse... to select a firmware file to upload to the
camera. Please make sure that the model of the firmware is the same as your
camera. This process will take a few minutes to complete, and will reboot the
camera automatically.
Note: Do not power off the camera during the upgrade
You can find the latest firmware for your camera on the D-Link website.
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Parameter List
The Parameters List page lists all of the camera's parameters in alphabetical order. If
you need technical assistance, please provide the information listed on this page.
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This column displays the system log in chronological order. The system log is stored
in the camera’s buffer and will be overwritten when reaching a certain limit.
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ppendix A - echnical Specifica
echnical Specifica
Technical Specifications
Camera Hardware

ƒ 1/3.2” 5 Megapixel progressive CMOS sensor

ƒ Minimum object distance 0.3 m

ƒ 30 meter IR illumination distance

ƒ 4.2x Optical Zoom

ƒ Minimum illumination:

ƒ 4x Digital Zoom

ƒ 0.1 lux (Black & White)

ƒ Aperture F1.4

ƒ 0.5 lux (Color)

ƒ Shutter Speed: 1/2.5 ~ 1/10,000

ƒ 0 lux (IR LED on)

ƒ Angle of view (5 M)

ƒ IR-Cut Removable (ICR) Filter

ƒ (H) 25.49° ~ 85.02°

ƒ 2.8 ~ 12mm motorized vari focal lens

ƒ (V) 17.09° ~ 65.47°
Camera Housing

ƒ IP66 compliant weatherproof housing

ƒ Wire-in bracket
Image Features

ƒ Configurable image size, quality, frame rate, and bit rate

ƒ Configurable privacy mask zones

ƒ Time stamp and text overlays

ƒ Configurable shutter speed, brightness, saturation, contrast, WDR,

ƒ Configurable motion detection windows
sharpness, zoom, focus, and aperture
Video Compression

ƒ Simultaneous H.264/MJPEG format compression
Video Resolution

ƒ 16:9 - 1920 x 1080,1280 x 720, 960 x 540, up to 30 fps

ƒ 4:3 - 2560 x 1920, 2048 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960 up to 30 fps
Audio Support


ƒ G.711
External Device

ƒ 10/100 BASE-TX Ethernet port with PoE

ƒ microSD/SDHC card slot (max. capacity 64 GB)

ƒ 1 DI / 1 DO

ƒ Audio input / output

ƒ DC 12 V Input

ƒ Video Out (BNC)

ƒ Reset button
Network Protocols

ƒ IPv6


ƒ IPv4

ƒ Samba client




ƒ UPnP port forwarding



ƒ DHCP client

ƒ IP filtering

ƒ NTP client (D-Link)

ƒ QoS

ƒ DNS client

ƒ CoS

ƒ DDNS client (D-Link)

ƒ Multicast

ƒ SMTP client


ƒ FTP client

ƒ ONVIF compliant

ƒ 802.1x

ƒ Administrator and user group protection
ƒ HTTP and RTSP digest encryption

ƒ Password authentication
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Management Requirements for

ƒ Browser: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, or Chrome
Web Interface
Event Management

ƒ Motion detection

ƒ Supports multiple SMTP and FTP servers

ƒ Event notification and uploading of snapshots/video clips via

ƒ Multiple event notifications
e-mail or FTP

ƒ Multiple recording methods for easy backup

ƒ Take snapshots/video clips and save to local hard drive or NAS

ƒ Configuration interface accessible via web browser
via web browser
OS Support

ƒ Windows 8/7/Vista, iPhone/iPad/Android
D-ViewCam™ System
ƒ Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8/7/Vista
ƒ Protocol: Standard TCP/IP

ƒ Web Browser: Internet Explorer 7 or higher

ƒ Remote management/control of up to 32 cameras
ƒ Supports all management functions provided in web interface
Software Functions

ƒ Viewing of up to 32 cameras on one screen
ƒ Scheduled motion triggered, or manual recording options

ƒ 1.25 kg (with bracket and sunshield)

ƒ External power adapter: 12 V DC 1.5 A. 50/60 Hz

ƒ PoE: IEEE 802.3af Class 0
Power Consumption

ƒ Max: 12.48 W

ƒ Operating: -40 to 50 °C (-40 to 122 °F)

ƒ Storage: -20° to 70° C (-4° to 158° F)

ƒ Operating: 20% to 80% non-condensing

ƒ Storage: 5% to 95% non-condensing

ƒ CE



ƒ RoHS

ƒ IPv6 Ready

ƒ C-Tick
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290.34 mm
135.59 mm
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egula or
t y Infor
nf mation
Regulatory Information
Federal Communication Commission Interference Statement:
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC
Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated
in a commercial environment. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed
and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of
this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case the user will be required to correct the
interference at his own expense.
Non-modification Statement:
Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority
to operate this equipment.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may
not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may
cause undesired operation.
Industry Canada Statement:
This Class A digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.

Cet appareil numérique de la classe A est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
European Union
CE EMI Class A Warning
This is a Class A product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which case the
user may be required to take adequate measures.
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Safety Instructions
Please adhere to the following safety guidelines to help ensure your own personal safety and protect your system from potential
damage. Any acts taken that are inconsistent with ordinary use of the product, including improper testing, etc., and those not
expressly approved by D-Link may result in the loss of product warranty.
Unless expressly approved by an authorized representative of D-Link in writing, you may not and may not permit others to:
• Disassemble or reverse engineer the device or attempt to derive source code (underlying ideas, algorithms, or structure) from
the device or from any other information provided by D-Link, except to the extent that this restriction is expressly prohibited
by local law.
• Modify or alter the device.
• Remove from the device any product identification or other notices, including copyright notices and patent markings, if any.
To reduce the risk of bodily injury, electrical shock, fire, and damage to the device and other equipment, observe the following
Power Sources
• Observe and follow service markings.
• Do not push any objects into the openings of your device unless consistent with the authorized operation of the device.
Doing so can cause a fire or an electrical shock by shorting out interior components.
• The powering of this device must adhere to the power specifications indicated for this product.
• Do not overload wall outlets and/or extension cords as this will increase the risk of fire or electrical shock.
• Do not rest anything on the power cord or on the device (unless the device is made and expressly approved as suitable for
• Position system cables and power cables carefully; route cables so that they cannot be stepped on or tripped over. Be sure
that nothing rests on any cables.
• Operate the device only from the type of external power source indicated on the electrical ratings label.
• To help avoid damaging your device, be sure the voltage selection switch (if provided) on the power supply is set to match
the power available at your location.
• Also be sure that attached devices are electrically rated to operate with the power available in your location.
• Use only approved power cable(s). If you have not been provided a power cable for your device or for any AC -powered option
intended for your device, purchase a power cable that is approved for use in your country and is suitable for use with your
device. The power cable must be rated for the device and for the voltage and current marked on the device's electrical ratings
label. The voltage and current rating of the cable should be greater than the ratings marked on the device.
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• To help prevent an electrical shock, plug the device and peripheral power cables into properly grounded electrical outlets.
These cables are equipped with three-prong plugs to help ensure proper grounding. Do not use adapter plugs or remove the
grounding prong from a cable. If you must use an extension cable, use a 3-wire cable with properly grounded plugs.
• Observe extension cable and power strip ratings. Ensure that the total ampere rating of all products plugged into the extension
cable or power strip does not exceed 80 percent of the ampere ratings limit for the extension cable or power strip.
• To help protect your device from sudden, transient increases and decreases in electrical power, use a surge suppressor, line
conditioner, or uninterruptible power supply (UPS).
• Do not modify power cables or plugs. Consult a licensed electrician or your power company for site modifications. Always
follow your local/national wiring rules.
• When connecting or disconnecting power to hot-pluggable power supplies, if offered with your device, observe the following
• Install the power supply before connecting the power cable to the power supply.
• Unplug the power cable before removing the power supply.
• If the system has multiple sources of power, disconnect power from the device by unplugging all power cables from the
power supplies.
• Do not service any product except as expressly set forth in your system documentation.
• Opening or removing covers that are marked with the triangular symbol with a lightning bolt may expose you to an electrical
shock. Only a trained service technician should service components inside these compartments.
• To reduce the risk of electrical shock, never disassemble this device. None of its internal parts are user-replaceable; therefore,
there is no reason to access the interior.
• Do not spill food or liquids on your system components, and never operate the device in a wet environment. If the device
gets wet, see the appropriate section in your troubleshooting guide or contact your trained service provider.
• Use the device only with approved equipment.
• Move products with care; ensure that all casters and/or stabilizers are firmly connected to the system. Avoid sudden stops
and uneven surfaces.
• Do not use this device near water (e.g. near a bathtub, sink, laundry tub, fish tank, in a wet basement or near a swimming pool).
• Do not use this device in areas with high humidity.
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• This device must not be subjected to water or condensation.
• Keep your device away from radiators and heat sources. Also, do not block cooling vents.
• Always unplug the power before cleaning this device.
• Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners of any kind. Use only compressed air that is recommended for electronic devices.
• Use a dry cloth for cleaning.
Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge
Static electricity can harm delicate components inside your system. To prevent static damage, discharge static electricity from
your body before you touch any of the electronic components, such as the microprocessor. You can do so by periodically
touching an unpainted metal surface on the chassis.
You can also take the following steps to help prevent damage from electrostatic discharge (ESD):
1. When unpacking a static-sensitive component from its shipping carton, do not remove the component from the antistatic
packing material until you are ready to install the component in your system. Just before unwrapping the antistatic packaging,
be sure to discharge static electricity from your body.
2. When transporting a sensitive component, first place it in an antistatic container or packaging.
3. Handle all sensitive components in a static-safe area. If possible, use antistatic floor pads, workbench pads, and an antistatic
grounding strap.

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Disposing of and Recycling Your Product
ENGLISH This symbol on the product or packaging means that according to local laws and regulations this product
should be not be disposed of in the household waste but sent for recycling. Please take it to a collection point
designated by your local authorities once it has reached the end of its life, some will accept products for free.
By recycling the product and its packaging in this manner you help to conserve the environment and protect
human health.
D-Link and the Environment
At D-Link, we understand and are committed to reducing any impact our operations and products may have on the
environment. To minimise this impact D-Link designs and builds its products to be as environmentally friendly as possible,
by using recyclable, low toxic materials in both products and packaging.
D-Link recommends that you always switch off or unplug your D-Link products when they are not in use. By doing so you
will help to save energy and reduce CO2 emissions.

To learn more about our environmentally responsible products and packaging please visit

Dieses Symbol auf dem Produkt oder der Verpackung weist darauf hin, dass dieses Produkt gemäß bestehender
örtlicher Gesetze und Vorschriften nicht über den normalen Hausmüll entsorgt werden sollte, sondern einer
Wiederverwertung zuzuführen ist. Bringen Sie es bitte zu einer von Ihrer Kommunalbehörde entsprechend
amtlich ausgewiesenen Sammelstelle, sobald das Produkt das Ende seiner Nutzungsdauer erreicht hat. Für
die Annahme solcher Produkte erheben einige dieser Stellen keine Gebühren. Durch ein auf diese Weise
durchgeführtes Recycling des Produkts und seiner Verpackung helfen Sie, die Umwelt zu schonen und die
menschliche Gesundheit zu schützen.
D-Link und die Umwelt
D-Link ist sich den möglichen Auswirkungen seiner Geschäftstätigkeiten und seiner Produkte auf die Umwelt bewusst und
fühlt sich verpflichtet, diese entsprechend zu mindern. Zu diesem Zweck entwickelt und stellt D-Link seine Produkte mit
dem Ziel größtmöglicher Umweltfreundlichkeit her und verwendet wiederverwertbare, schadstoffarme Materialien bei
Produktherstellung und Verpackung.
D-Link empfiehlt, Ihre Produkte von D-Link, wenn nicht in Gebrauch, immer auszuschalten oder vom Netz zu nehmen. Auf
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diese Weise helfen Sie, Energie zu sparen und CO2-Emissionen zu reduzieren.

Wenn Sie mehr über unsere umweltgerechten Produkte und Verpackungen wissen möchten, finden Sie entsprechende
Informationen im Internet unter


Ce symbole apposé sur le produit ou son emballage signifie que, conformément aux lois et règlementations
locales, ce produit ne doit pas être éliminé avec les déchets domestiques mais recyclé. Veuillez le rapporter à un
point de collecte prévu à cet effet par les autorités locales; certains accepteront vos produits gratuitement. En
recyclant le produit et son emballage de cette manière, vous aidez à préserver l’environnement et à protéger la
santé de l’homme.

D-Link et l’environnement
Chez D-Link, nous sommes conscients de l'impact de nos opérations et produits sur l'environnement et nous engageons
à le réduire. Pour limiter cet impact, D-Link conçoit et fabrique ses produits de manière aussi écologique que possible, en
utilisant des matériaux recyclables et faiblement toxiques, tant dans ses produits que ses emballages.

D-Link recommande de toujours éteindre ou débrancher vos produits D-Link lorsque vous ne les utilisez pas. Vous réaliserez
ainsi des économies d’énergie et réduirez vos émissions de CO2.

Pour en savoir plus sur les produits et emballages respectueux de l’environnement, veuillez consulter le www.dlinkgreen.


Este símbolo en el producto o el embalaje significa que, de acuerdo con la legislación y la normativa local, este
producto no se debe desechar en la basura doméstica sino que se debe reciclar. Llévelo a un punto de recogida
designado por las autoridades locales una vez que ha llegado al fin de su vida útil; algunos de ellos aceptan
recogerlos de forma gratuita. Al reciclar el producto y su embalaje de esta forma, contribuye a preservar el
medio ambiente y a proteger la salud de los seres humanos.

D-Link y el medio ambiente
En D-Link, comprendemos y estamos comprometidos con la reducción del impacto que puedan tener nuestras actividades
y nuestros productos en el medio ambiente. Para reducir este impacto, D-Link diseña y fabrica sus productos para que sean
lo más ecológicos posible, utilizando materiales reciclables y de baja toxicidad tanto en los productos como en el embalaje.
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D-Link recomienda apagar o desenchufar los productos D-Link cuando no se estén utilizando. Al hacerlo, contribuirá a
ahorrar energía y a reducir las emisiones de CO2.
Para obtener más información acerca de nuestros productos y embalajes ecológicos, visite el sitio

La presenza di questo simbolo sul prodotto o sulla confezione del prodotto indica che, in conformità alle leggi
e alle normative locali, questo prodotto non deve essere smaltito nei rifiuti domestici, ma avviato al riciclo. Una
volta terminato il ciclo di vita utile, portare il prodotto presso un punto di raccolta indicato dalle autorità locali.
Alcuni questi punti di raccolta accettano gratuitamente i prodotti da riciclare. Scegliendo di riciclare il prodotto
e il relativo imballaggio, si contribuirà a preservare l'ambiente e a salvaguardare la salute umana.

D-Link e l'ambiente
D-Link cerca da sempre di ridurre l'impatto ambientale dei propri stabilimenti e dei propri prodotti. Allo scopo di ridurre
al minimo tale impatto, D-Link progetta e realizza i propri prodotti in modo che rispettino il più possibile l'ambiente,
utilizzando materiali riciclabili a basso tasso di tossicità sia per i prodotti che per gli imballaggi.

D-Link raccomanda di spegnere sempre i prodotti D-Link o di scollegarne la spina quando non vengono utilizzati. In questo
modo si contribuirà a risparmiare energia e a ridurre le emissioni di anidride carbonica.
Per ulteriori informazioni sui prodotti e sugli imballaggi D-Link a ridotto impatto ambientale, visitate il sito all'indirizzo www.

Dit symbool op het product of de verpakking betekent dat dit product volgens de plaatselijke wetgeving niet
mag worden weggegooid met het huishoudelijk afval, maar voor recyclage moeten worden ingeleverd. Zodra
het product het einde van de levensduur heeft bereikt, dient u het naar een inzamelpunt te brengen dat hiertoe
werd aangeduid door uw plaatselijke autoriteiten, sommige autoriteiten accepteren producten zonder dat u
hiervoor dient te betalen.
Door het product en de verpakking op deze manier te recyclen helpt u het milieu en de gezondheid van de
mens te beschermen.

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D-Link en het milieu
Bij D-Link spannen we ons in om de impact van onze handelingen en producten op het milieu te beperken. Om deze
impact te beperken, ontwerpt en bouwt D-Link zijn producten zo milieuvriendelijk mogelijk, door het gebruik van
recycleerbare producten met lage toxiciteit in product en verpakking.

D-Link raadt aan om steeds uw D-Link producten uit te schakelen of uit de stekker te halen wanneer u ze niet gebruikt. Door
dit te doen bespaart u energie en beperkt u de CO2-emissies.
Breng een bezoek aan voor meer informatie over onze milieuverantwoorde producten en

Ten symbol umieszczony na produkcie lub opakowaniu oznacza, że zgodnie z miejscowym prawem i lokalnymi
przepisami niniejszego produktu nie wolno wyrzucać jak odpady czy śmieci z gospodarstwa domowego, lecz
należy go poddać procesowi recyklingu. Po zakończeniu użytkowania produktu, niektóre odpowiednie do
tego celu podmioty przyjmą takie produkty nieodpłatnie, dlatego prosimy dostarczyć go do punktu zbiórki
wskazanego przez lokalne władze.
Poprzez proces recyklingu i dzięki takiemu postępowaniu z produktem oraz jego opakowaniem, pomogą
Państwo chronić środowisko naturalne i dbać o ludzkie zdrowie.

D-Link i środowisko
W D-Link podchodzimy w sposób świadomy do ochrony otoczenia oraz jesteśmy zaangażowani w zmniejszanie wpływu
naszych działań i produktów na środowisko naturalne. W celu zminimalizowania takiego wpływu firma D-Link konstruuje
i wytwarza swoje produkty w taki sposób, aby były one jak najbardziej przyjazne środowisku, stosując do tych celów
materiały nadające się do powtórnego wykorzystania, charakteryzujące się małą toksycznością zarówno w przypadku
samych produktów jak i opakowań.
Firma D-Link zaleca, aby Państwo zawsze prawidłowo wyłączali z użytku swoje produkty D-Link, gdy nie są one
wykorzystywane. Postępując w ten sposób pozwalają Państwo oszczędzać energię i zmniejszać emisje CO2.

"Aby dowiedzieć się więcej na temat produktów i opakowań mających wpływ na środowisko
prosimy zapoznać się ze stroną internetową"

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Tento symbol na výrobku nebo jeho obalu znamená, že podle místně platných předpisů se výrobek nesmí
vyhazovat do komunálního odpadu, ale odeslat k recyklaci. Až výrobek doslouží, odneste jej prosím na sběrné
místo určené místními úřady k tomuto účelu. Některá sběrná místa přijímají výrobky zdarma. Recyklací výrobku
i obalu pomáháte chránit životní prostředí i lidské zdraví.

D-Link a životní prostředí
"Ve společnosti D-Link jsme si vědomi vlivu našich provozů a výrobků na životní prostředí a
snažíme se o minimalizaci těchto vlivů. Proto své výrobky navrhujeme a vyrábíme tak, aby byly co nejekologičtější, a ve
výrobcích i obalech používáme recyklovatelné a nízkotoxické materiály."
"Společnost D-Link doporučuje, abyste své výrobky značky D-Link vypnuli nebo vytáhli ze
zásuvky vždy, když je nepoužíváte. Pomůžete tak šetřit energii a snížit emise CO2."

Více informací o našich ekologických výrobcích a obalech najdete na adrese

Ez a szimbólum a terméken vagy a csomagoláson azt jelenti, hogy a helyi törvényeknek és szabályoknak
megfelelően ez a termék nem semmisíthető meg a háztartási hulladékkal együtt, hanem újrahasznosításra
kell küldeni. Kérjük, hogy a termék élettartamának elteltét követően vigye azt a helyi hatóság által kijelölt
gyűjtőhelyre. A termékek egyes helyeken ingyen elhelyezhetők. A termék és a csomagolás újrahasznosításával
segíti védeni a környezetet és az emberek egészségét.

A D-Link és a környezet
A D-Linknél megértjük és elkötelezettek vagyunk a műveleteink és termékeink környezetre
gyakorolt hatásainak csökkentésére. Az ezen hatás csökkentése érdekében a D-Link a lehető leginkább környezetbarát
termékeket tervez és gyárt azáltal, hogy újrahasznosítható, alacsony károsanyag-tartalmú termékeket gyárt és
csomagolásokat alkalmaz.

A D-Link azt javasolja, hogy mindig kapcsolja ki vagy húzza ki a D-Link termékeket a
tápforrásból, ha nem használja azokat. Ezzel segít az energia megtakarításában és a széndioxid kibocsátásának
Környezetbarát termékeinkről és csomagolásainkról további információkat a weboldalon tudhat meg.

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Dette symbolet på produktet eller forpakningen betyr at dette produktet ifølge lokale lover og forskrifter ikke
skal kastes sammen med husholdningsavfall, men leveres inn til gjenvinning.
Vennligst ta det til et innsamlingssted anvist av lokale myndigheter når det er kommet til slutten av levetiden.
Noen steder aksepteres produkter uten avgift. Ved på denne måten å gjenvinne produktet og forpakningen
hjelper du å verne miljøet og beskytte folks helse.

D-Link og miljøet
Hos D-Link forstår vi oss på og er forpliktet til å minske innvirkningen som vår drift og våre produkter kan ha på miljøet.
For å minimalisere denne innvirkningen designer og lager D-Link produkter som er så miljøvennlig som mulig, ved å bruke
resirkulerbare, lav-toksiske materialer både i produktene og forpakningen.
D-Link anbefaler at du alltid slår av eller frakobler D-Link-produkter når de ikke er i bruk. Ved å gjøre dette hjelper du å spare
energi og å redusere CO2-utslipp.

"For mer informasjon angående våre miljøansvarlige produkter og forpakninger kan du gå til"


Dette symbol på produktet eller emballagen betyder, at dette produkt i henhold til lokale love og regler ikke må
bortskaffes som husholdningsaffald, mens skal sendes til genbrug. Indlever
produktet til et indsamlingssted som angivet af de lokale myndigheder, når det er nået til slutningen af dets
levetid. I nogle tilfælde vil produktet blive modtaget gratis. Ved at indlevere produktet og dets emballage til
genbrug på denne måde bidrager du til at beskytte miljøet og den menneskelige sundhed.

D-Link og miljøet
Hos D-Link forstår vi og bestræber os på at reducere enhver indvirkning, som vores aktiviteter og produkter kan have på
miljøet. For at minimere denne indvirkning designer og producerer D-Link sine produkter, så de er så miljøvenlige som
muligt, ved at bruge genanvendelige materialer med lavt giftighedsniveau i både produkter og emballage.

D-Link anbefaler, at du altid slukker eller frakobler dine D-Link-produkter, når de ikke er i brug. Ved at gøre det bidrager du
til at spare energi og reducere CO2-udledningerne.

Du kan finde flere oplysninger om vores miljømæssigt ansvarlige produkter og emballage på

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Tämä symboli tuotteen pakkauksessa tarkoittaa, että paikallisten lakien ja säännösten mukaisesti tätä
tuotetta ei pidä hävittää yleisen kotitalousjätteen seassa vaan se tulee toimittaa kierrätettäväksi. Kun tuote on
elinkaarensa päässä, toimita se lähimpään viranomaisten
hyväksymään kierrätyspisteeseen. Kierrättämällä käytetyn tuotteen ja sen pakkauksen autat tukemaan sekä
ympäristön että ihmisten terveyttä ja hyvinvointia.

D-Link ja ympäristö
D-Link ymmärtää ympäristönsuojelun tärkeyden ja on sitoutunut vähentämään tuotteistaan ja niiden valmistuksesta
ympäristölle mahdollisesti aiheutuvia haittavaikutuksia. Nämä negatiiviset vaikutukset minimoidakseen D-Link suunnittelee
ja valmistaa tuotteensa mahdollisimman ympäristöystävällisiksi käyttämällä kierrätettäviä, alhaisia pitoisuuksia haitallisia
aineita sisältäviä materiaaleja sekä tuotteissaan että niiden pakkauksissa.
Suosittelemme, että irrotat D-Link-tuotteesi virtalähteestä tai sammutat ne aina, kun ne eivät ole käytössä. Toimimalla näin
autat säästämään energiaa ja vähentämään hiilidioksiidipäästöjä.
"Lue lisää ympäristöystävällisistä D-Link-tuotteista ja pakkauksistamme osoitteesta www."

Den här symbolen på produkten eller förpackningen betyder att produkten enligt lokala lagar och föreskrifter
inte skall kastas i hushållssoporna utan i stället återvinnas. Ta den vid slutet av dess livslängd till en av din
lokala myndighet utsedd uppsamlingsplats, vissa accepterar produkter utan kostnad. Genom att på detta sätt
återvinna produkten och förpackningen hjälper du till att bevara miljön och skydda människors hälsa.

D-Link och miljön
På D-Link förstår vi och är fast beslutna att minska den påverkan våra verksamheter och
produkter kan ha på miljön. För att minska denna påverkan utformar och bygger D-Link sina produkter för att de ska
vara så miljövänliga som möjligt, genom att använda återvinningsbara material med låg gifthalt i både produkter och
D-Link rekommenderar att du alltid stänger av eller kopplar ur dina D-Link produkter när du inte använder dem. Genom att
göra detta hjälper du till att spara energi och minska utsläpp av koldioxid.
För mer information om våra miljöansvariga produkter och förpackningar

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Este símbolo no produto ou embalagem significa que, de acordo com as leis e regulamentações locais,
este produto não deverá ser eliminado juntamente com o lixo doméstico mas enviado para a reciclagem.
Transporte-o para um ponto de recolha designado pelas suas autoridades locais quando este tiver atingido o
fim da sua vida útil, alguns destes pontos aceitam produtos gratuitamente. Ao reciclar o produto e respectiva
embalagem desta forma, ajuda a preservar o
ambiente e protege a saúde humana.

A D-Link e o ambiente
Na D-Link compreendemos e comprometemo-nos com a redução do impacto que as nossas
operações e produtos possam ter no ambiente. Para minimizar este impacto a D-Link concebe e constrói os seus produtos
para que estes sejam o mais inofensivos para o ambiente possível, utilizando meteriais recicláveis e não tóxicos tanto nos
produtos como nas embalagens.
A D-Link recomenda que desligue os seus produtos D-Link quando estes não se encontrarem em utilização. Com esta acção
ajudará a poupar energia e reduzir as emissões de CO2.
Para saber mais sobre os nossos produtos e embalagens responsáveis a nível ambiental visite
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