Section 2 - Installation Installation Hardware Installation Connect the Ethernet Cable Connect the included Ethernet cable to the network cable connector
located on the bottom panel of the DCS-930L and attach it to the network. Attach the External Power Supply Attach the external power supply to the DC Power receptor located on
the rear back panel of the DCS-930L and connect it to your wall outlet
or power strip. Power is confirmed when the green LED Power Indicator
located below the lens on the DCS-930L is illuminated. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 10 Section 2 - Installation Wireless Installation Considerations
The D-Link Wireless Network Camera lets you access your network using a wireless connection from anywhere within the operating range of your
wireless network. However, the number, thickness and location of walls, ceilings, or other objects that the wireless signals must pass through, may
limit the range. Typical ranges vary depending on the types of materials and background RF (radio frequency) noise in your home or business. The
key to maximizing wireless range is to follow these basic guidelines:
1. Minimize the number of wal s and ceilings between your adapter and other network devices (such as your Network Camera) - each
wall or ceiling can reduce your adapterâs range from 3-90 feet (1-30 meters).
2. Be aware of the direct line between network devices. A wall that is 1.5 feet thick (.5 meters), at a 45-degree angle appears to be
almost 3 feet (1 meter) thick. At a 2-degree angle, it looks over 42 feet (14 meters) thick. Position your devices so that the signal
will travel straight through a wall or ceiling (instead of at an angle) for better reception.
3. Building Materials make a difference. A solid metal door or aluminum studs may weaken the wireless signal. Try to position your
access points, wireless routers, and other networking devices where the signal passes through drywal or open doorways. Materials
and objects such as glass, steel, metal, wal s with insulation, water (fish tanks), mirrors, file cabinets, brick, and concrete wil degrade
your wireless signal.
4. Keep your product at least 3-6 feet or 1-2 meters away from electrical devices or appliances that generate RF noise.
5. If you are using 2.4GHz cordless phones or other radio frequency sources (such as microwave ovens), your wireless connection
may degrade dramatically or drop completely. Make sure your 2.4GHz phone base is as far away from your wireless devices as
possible. The base transmits a signal even if the phone in not in use. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 11 Section 2 - Installation Camera Installation Wizard
Insert the Installation CD-ROM into your computerâs optical drive to start the autorun program.
The CD-ROM will open the Camera Installation Wizard. Simply click Start to go through the Installation Wizard, which will guide you through the
installation process from connecting your hardware to configuring your camera. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 12
Section 2 - Installation WPS - Push Button Setup
Alternatively, you may create a WPS connect using the WPS Button on the back of the camera. To create a WPS connection: Step 1
Press and hold the WPS button for three seconds. The blue WPS status LED above the
button will blink. Step 2
Press the WPS button on your router within 60 seconds. The WPS button is usually on the
front or side of your router. On some routers, you may need to log in to the web interface
and click on an on-screen button to activate the WPS feature. If you are not sure where the
WPS button is on your router, please refer to your routerâs User Manual. WPS Button
The DCS-930L will automatically create a wireless connection to your router. While
connecting, the green LED will flash and your camera will reboot. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 13 Section 3 - mydlink Portal mydlink Portal
After registering your DCS-930L camera with a mydlink account in the Camera Installation Wizard. You will be able to remotely
access your camera from the www.mydlink.com website. After signing in to your mydlink account, you will see a screen similar
to the following: D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 14 Section 3 - mydlink Portal Camera Status
Here, you can see the online status of each of your cameras. Your online status may be one of the following:
A green checkmark indicates that your camera is online and ready to use.
A yellow exclamation point indicates that your camera is online, but the
camera password has changed. You will need to enter your new camera
password to access your camera again.
A red x indicates that your camera is offline and currently cannot be
If your camera is offline, try the following:
â˘ Check to make sure that the Internet connection to your camera is working properly.
â˘ Try restarting your Internet router.
â˘ Check your cameraâs cable connections and make sure they are secure.
â˘ Check to make sure that the LED on your camera is lit solid green.
If you still cannot access your camera, reset your camera and run the Camera Installation Wizard again from the CD-ROM
included in your package. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 15 Section 3 - mydlink Portal Live Video
In the main part of the screen, the Live Video tab will be selected by default. If the camera is available, a Live Video feed will be
displayed. Video will be shown at VGA resolution (640x480) if viewing your camera from a PC on the same local network, or at
QVGA resolution (320x240) if viewing your camera from a PC on a remote network. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 16 Section 3 - mydlink Portal Camera Settings
The Camera Settings tab allows you to access your cameraâs configuration interface. To open your cameraâs configuration
interface, click Camera web page and enter the password exactly as listed on the Camera Settings page. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 17 Section 3 - mydlink Portal Camera Info
The Camera Info tab shows you various information about your camera. Device Name: The Device Name is a unique name that you can give to
your device to help you identify it. Clicking on the Device Name will open
a window for you to log in to your cameraâs configuration interface. Then,
it will open the Maintenance > Admin page where you can change your
Device Name. Camera Password: Displays the current password for your cameraâs
configuration interface. Clicking on the Show Password checkbox will
either show or hide the password. Clicking on the Password will open a
window for you to log in to your cameraâs configuration interface. Then,
it will open the Maintenance > Admin page where you can change your
Password. mydlink No.: Displays the mydlink number of your device. Model Name: Displays the model name of your device. MAC Address: Displays the MAC address of your device. Device activated On: Displays the time and date that your device was
added to mydlink. Support: This section provides you with links to various support websites
and downloads related to your product. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 18 Section 4 - Configuration Configuration Using the Configuration Menu
After completing the Camera Installation Wizard, you are ready to use your camera. The cameraâs built-in Web configuration utility is designed to
allow you to easily access and configure your DCS-930L. At the end of the wizard, click Go To Camera, or enter the IP address of your camera into
a web browser, such as Internet ExplorerÂŽ. To log in, use the User name admin and the password you created in the Installation Wizard. If you did
not create a password, the default password is blank. After entering your password, click OK. Note: If you are directly connecting your PC to the camera, or if you are using the camera on a closed network, the default IP is 192.168.0.20. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 19 Section 4 - Configuration
Please make sure that you have the latest version of Java application installed on your computer to ensure proper operation when viewing the
video in Java mode. The Java application can be downloaded at no cost from Sunâs web site (http://www.java.com).
When you connect to the home page of your camera, you will be prompted to download ActiveX. If you want to use ActiveX to view your video
images instead of Java, then you must download ActiveX. Function: Click the ActiveX or Java radio buttonto view live
video. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 20 Section 4 - Configuration Live Video ActiveX: For WindowsÂŽ Users that do not have Java installed, please choose this option to
view video streaming on the Live Video page.
Java: For WindowsÂŽ users that have Java installed, you can also use this for viewing video.
Mac users must choose this mode to view video. Setup Wizard
You may choose to configure your network by using the Internet Connection Setup Wizard
that includes step-by-step instructions. Otherwise, you may manual y configure your connection
using the Manual Internet Connection Setup. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 21 Section 4 - Configuration Internet Connection Setup Wizard
This wizard will guide you through a step-by-step process to configure your new
D-Link Camera and connect the camera to the Internet.
Click Next to continue.
â˘ DHCP Connection (by default), where your DHCP server will automatically
assign dynamic IP to your device.
â˘ Static IP Address allows you to manually enter your network settings for
â˘ PPPoE connection, where your camera is directly connected to the Internet
through a DSL modem. Note: Input the DNS information if you have chosen and assigned a Static IP
Address for your camera. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 22 Section 4 - Configuration
Click Next to continue.
If you have a Dynamic DNS account and would like the camera to update your IP
address automatically, enable DDNS and enter your host information.
Click Next to continue.
Enter a name for your camera. Click Next to continue.
Configure the correct time to ensure that all events triggered, captured and
scheduled at the right time. Click Next to continue.
This page displays your configured settings. Click Apply to save and activate the
setting, or Back to change your settings. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 23 Section 4 - Configuration Network Setup
This section allows you to configure your network settings. DHCP: Select this connection if you have a DHCP server running on your
network and would like a dynamic IP address to be updated to your
camera automatically. Static IP Client: You may obtain a static or fixed IP address and other network
information from your network administrator for your camera. A static
IP address will ease you for accessing your camera in the future. IP Address: The fixed IP address Subnet Mask: The default value is â255.255.255.0.â Used to determine
if the destination is the same subnet. Default Gateway: The gateway used to forward frames to destinations in a different subnet. Invalid gateway settings may cause the failure of
transmissions to a different subnet. Primary DNS: Primary domain name server that translates names to
IP addresses. Secondary DNS: Secondary domain name server to backup the
Primary DNS. PPPoE Settings: PPPoE settings:If you are using a PPPoE connection, enable it and enter the User Name and Password for your PPPoE account. You can get
this information from your Internet service provider (ISP). Port Settings: You may configure a Second HTTP port that will allow you to connect to the camera via a standard web browser. The port can be set to a
number other than the default TCP ports 80. A corresponding port must be opened on the router. For example, if the port is changed to
1010, users must type http://192.168.0.100:1010 instead of only âhttp://192.168.0.100â. UPnP Settings: Enable this setting to configure your camera as an UPnP device in the network. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 24 Section 4 - Configuration Wireless
This section allows you to setup and configure the wireless settings on your camera. SSID: Service Set Identifier, an identifier for your wireless network. Channel: The default setting is channel 6. Select the same channel that is
using by other wireless devices within your network. When there is
interference from the wireless networks that overlap with one another,
you may change the channel to obtain maximum performance for your
connection. Connection Mode: Infrastructure is a wireless connection using an access point as
a transmission point of all wireless devices. Ad-Hoc is a wireless
connection used without an access point, where your DCS-930L
is directly connecting to your PC. This is done using the on-board
wireless adapter on the DCS-930L connected to a wireless adapter
on the PC. Site Survey: This page will allow you to select a wireless network that the DCS-930L
was able to detect. Wireless Security For security, there are three choices; None, WEP, and WPA-PSK / WPA2- Mode: PSK. Select the same encryption method that is being used by your wireless device/ router. WEP: WEP provides security by encrypting data over your wireless network so that it is protected as it is transmitted from one wireless device to
another. To gain access to a WEP network, you must know the key. The key is a string of characters that you create. When using WEP, you
must determine the level of encryption. The type of encryption determines the key length. 128-bit encryption requires a longer key than
64-bit encryption. WPA-PSK / WPA2PSK An appropriate Preshared Key, which is needed in order to connect to the wireless network. Settings: D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 25 Section 4 - Configuration DDNS
This section allows you to configure the DDNS setting for your camera. DDNS will allow all users to access your camera using a domain name instead
of an IP address. DDNS: (Dynamic Domain Name Server) will hold a DNS host name and synchronize the public IP address of the modem when it has been
modified. The username and password are required when using the DDNS service. Enable: Click to enable the DDNS function. Server Address: Select your Dynamic DNS Server from the pull down menu. Host Name: Enter the host name of the DDNS server. User Name: Enter your username or e-mail used to connect to the DDNS. Password: Enter your password used to connect to the DDNS server. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 26 Section 4 - Configuration Image Setup
This section allows you to configure the image settings for your camera. Enable Antiflicker: Select this box to enable antiflicker. Flip Image: Select this box to vertically flip the video. If the camera is installed upside down, Flip Image and Mirror should both be checked. Mirror: Horizontally flip the video.
Brightness Control: Allows you to adjust the brightness level.
Contrast Control: Allows you to adjust the contrast level.
Saturation Control: Allows you to adjust the saturation level. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 27 Section 4 - Configuration Video
This section allows you to configure the video settings for your camera. Video Configuration Video Profile: This section allows you to change the Encode Type, Resolution, FPS, and Quality. Encode Type: The compression format used when viewing your camera. Resolution: Select the desired video resolution from three formats: 640x480, 320x240, and 160x120. The higher setting can obtain better quality. However, it will use more resource within your network. FPS: Select the optimal setting depending on your network status. Please note that the higher setting can obtain better quality. However, it will use more resources within your network. JPEG Quality: Select one of five levels of image quality: Highest, High, Medium, Low, and Lowest. View Mode: Select the mode for viewing the camera image. Select Image for a still images, ActiveX for Internet Explorer, or Java for other web browsers.
Light Frequency: Select the proper frequency (50Hz or 60Hz) to reduce image flicker. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 28 Section 4 - Configuration Audio
Enabling audio setting will allow you to listen to audio from the camera
through your PCâs audio output. Note: Please wait a few seconds for the camera to adjust the audio after the
setting has been selected. Audio Settings: You may Enable or Disable the camera audio feed.
Volume Settings: Select the desired volume percentage level. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 29 Section 4 - Configuration Motion Detect
Enabling Video Motion will allow your camera to use the motion detection
feature. You may draw a finite motion area that will be used for monitoring. Motion Select this box to enable the motion detection feature of your Detection: camera. Sensitivity: Specifies the measurable difference between two sequential images that would indicate motion. Please enter a value between 0 and 100. Detection Areas: Use your mouse to click on the blocks that you would like to
monitor for motion. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 30 Section 4 - Configuration Mail
This section allows you to configure the email notification settings for your camera. SMTP Server Address: This is the domain name or IP address of your external e-mail server. Sender e-mail Address: This is the e-mail address of the person sending the camera snapshots.
Receiver e-mail Address: This is the e-mail address of the recipient. User Name: If the SMTP server uses authentication, you must enter your user
name here. Password: This is the password that corresponds to your user name to connect
to the SMTP server.
For example, if you want to use Gmail by SSL-TLS for the e-mail notification, you can follow the
setup procedure as below: Step 1 - Enter âsmtp.gmail.comâ in SMTP Server Address. Step 2 - Change the SMTP server port number from 25 to 465. Step 3 - Enter your gmail E-mail address in Sender E-mail Address. Step 4 - Enter the destination E-mail address in Receiver E-mail Address. Step 5 - Enter the user name required to access the SMTP server. Step 6 - Enter the password required to access the SMTP server. Step 7 - Select SSL-TLS and then click Save Settings. Step 8 - Click the Test button to send a test e-mail will be sent to the e-mail account listed above.
Note: You can also use STARTTLS which will use SMTP server port number 587.
Note: If you want to use the Yahoo SMTP server, the SMTP server address will be different between each registered region. And it only supports the SMTP server
port number 465 for the SSL-TLS. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 31 Section 4 - Configuration Time Schedule Enable e-mail image Choosing Always will start sending snapshots to the recipientâs e-mail account right away. Choosing Schedule will allow you to schedule to e-mail account: when to start and stop the sending of snapshots to the recipientâs e-mail account.
Select Motion Detection if you would like to camera sending image to the recipientâs email account when the motions are detected. Interval: The frequency of the snapshot interval can also be configured from 1 to 65535 seconds. Test E-mail This will send a snapshot to the e-mail account that you have configured in the E-mail section. If you have configured the SMTP account Account: correctly, you will be able to send a test file to the e-mail account of the recipient. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 32 Section 4 - Configuration FTP
This section allows you to configure a FTP server to receive images from the camera. Host Address: This is the IP address of the FTP server that you will be connecting to. Port Number: Default is port 21. If changed, external FTP client program must change the server connection port accordingly. User Name: Specifies the user name to access the external FTP server. If you are to upload
snapshots to an FTP server you will need to fill in the Domain name or IP address of your external FTP server. The following user settings must be correctly configured
for remote access. Password: Specifies the password to access the external FTP server. Directory Path: Specifies the destination folder in the external FTP server. Passive Mode: Enabling passive mode will allow access to an external FTP server if your camera is
behind a router protected by a firewall. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 33 Section 4 - Configuration Time Schedule Enable upload image to Checking this box will enable video uploads to the FTP server you have selected. FTP server: Always: Selecting this option allows snapshots to be uploaded to your FTP as soon as you click Apply. Schedule: Selecting this option allows you to configure specific times when you want the snapshots to be uploaded to your FTP server. Image Frequency: Users can select in frames per second (1, 2, 3 or auto, in auto this could go to 4). The user can also select a duration for each frame
from 1 to 65535 seconds. Base File Name: This will be the name that precedes the time, for example DCS9302010072116425101.jpg. This means that the camera took a
snapshot in the year 2010, July 21 at 16th hour (4 oâclock), 42 minutes and 51 seconds and it is picture number one. File: Select Overwrite and there will be only one images that are constantly refreshed. Select Date/Time Suffix and the pictures will be
named with a date and time (may refer to Base File Name). Enable the Create subfolder function, the system will auto create the
subfolder by 0.5 hour, 1 hour or 1 day. An example of this can be seen above under the Base file name category. Select Sequence NumberSuffix up to 1024 and all the pictures will be numbered from 1-1024. The total amount of pictures can be configured up
to 1024 pictures. Test FTP Server: This will send a snapshot to the FTP server that you have configured in the Upload section. If you have configured the FTP correctly,
you will be able to see a test file on your FTP server. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 34 Section 4 - Configuration Time and Date
This section al ows you to configure the settings of the internal system
clocks for your camera. Time Zone: Select the time zone for your region from the drop down menu. Synchronize NTP Server: Network Time Protocol will synchronize your
camera with an Internet time server. Choose the
one that is closest to your camera. Copy your Computerâs Time Click to synchronize the time information from Settings: your PC. Set the Date and Time Manually: Select this to set the time manually. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 35 Section 4 - Configuration Maintenance Admin
This section allows you to change the administratorâs password and configure the server settings for your camera. You can also manage the user
account(s) that access to your camera. Camera Name: Specity a name for your camera LED Control: Select Normal to enable the LED on the front of the
device, or select off to disable the LED. User Access Control: Select Enable to enable user access control or Disable
to allow only the administrator account to access the
camera. Snapshot URL Select Enable to allow access to the current camera Authentication: snapshot via the web address indicated. Add User Account: Create new user for accessing the video image. Enter
the user name, password, and password confirmation,
and click Add. A maximum of 8 user accounts can be
added into the user list. User List: Displays the account names of authorized users. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 36 Section 4 - Configuration System
This section allows you to save and restore your configuration,
restore the factory settings, and/or restart the camera. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 37 Section 4 - Configuration Firmware Upgrade
Your current firmware version and date will be displayed on your
screen. You may go to the D-Link Support Page to check for the latest
firmware versions available.
To upgrade the firmware on your DCS-930L, please download and
save the latest firmware version from the D-Link Support Page to your
local hard drive. Locate the file on your local hard drive by using the Browse button. Then, click the âUploadâ button to start the firmware
upgrade. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 38 Section 4 - Configuration Device Info
This section displays all the details information about your device
and network settings. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 39 Section 4 - Configuration Active User
This page lists all the active userâs information including the User Name,
IP address, and the time that camera access began. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 40 Section 5 - Security Wireless Security
This section will show you the different levels of security you can use to protect your data from intruders.
The DCS-930L offers the following types of security:
â˘ WPA-PSK (Pre-Shared Key) â˘ WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) What is WEP?
WEP stands for Wired Equivalent Privacy. It is based on the IEEE 802.11 standard and uses the RC4 encryption algorithm. WEP provides security by
encrypting data over your wireless network so that it is protected as it is transmitted from one wireless device to another.
To gain access to a WEP network, you must know the key. The key is a string of characters that you create. When using WEP, you must determine
the level of encryption. The type of encryption determines the key length. 128-bit encryption requires a longer key than 64-bit encryption. Keys
are defined by entering in a string in HEX (hexadecimal - using characters 0-9, A-F) or ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange
â alphanumeric characters) format. ASCII format is provided so you can enter a string that is easier to remember. The ASCII string is converted to
HEX for use over the network. Four keys can be defined so that you can change keys easily. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 41 Section 5 - Security What is WPA?
WPA, or Wi-Fi Protected Access, is a Wi-Fi standard that was designed to improve the security features of WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy).
The 2 major improvements over WEP:
Improved data encryption through the Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP). TKIP scrambles the keys using a hashing algorithm and, by
adding an integrity-checking feature, ensures that the keys havenât been tampered with. WPA2 is based on 802.11i and uses Advanced
Encryption Standard instead of TKIP.
User authentication, which is generally missing in WEP, through the extensible authentication protocol (EAP). WEP regulates access to
a wireless network based on a computerâs hardware-specific MAC address, which is relatively simple to be sniffed out and stolen. EAP is
built on a more secure public-key encryption system to ensure that only authorized network users can access the network.
WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK uses a passphrase or key to authenticate your wireless connection. The key is an alpha-numeric password between 8 and 63
characters long. The password can include symbols (!?*&_) and spaces. This key must be the exact same key entered on your wireless router or
access point. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 42 Section 5 - Security Configuring the DCS-930L with a Router
D-Linkâs DCS-930L is a versatile and cost effective Network Camera offering both video and audio monitoring. It can also serve as a powerful
surveillance system in security applications. The DCS-930L can be used with any wired or 802.11n/g wireless router. This section explains how to
view the camera from either the Internet or from inside your internal network.
â˘ 1 DCS-930L Network Camera â˘ 1 Ethernet Cable â˘ A Wired or Wireless router such as the D-Link DIR-655 Wireless Router â˘ Ethernet based PC for system configuration Setting up the DCS-930L for Use Behind a Router
Installing a DCS-930L Network Camera on your network is an easy 4âstep procedure:
1. Assign a local IP address to your network camera. 2. View the network camera using your Internet Explorer web browser. 3. Access the router with your web browser. 4. Open virtual server ports to enable remote image viewing. Note: These are manual steps; however, if you decide to use the wizard, it will perform every step automatically. This section is designed to walk you through the setup process for installing your camera behind a router and enable remote video viewing. For
the basic setup of the DCS-930L, follow the steps outlined in the Quick Installation Guide.
After you have completed the setup of the DCS-930L outlined in the Quick Instal ation Guide you wil have an operating camera that has an assigned
IP Address. Because you are using a router to share the Internet with one or more PCs, the IP Address assigned to the Network Camera will be a
local IP Address. This allows viewing within your Local Area Network (LAN) until the router is configured to allow remote viewing of the camera
over the Internet. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 43 Section 5 - Security 1. Assign a Local IP Address to Your Camera Run the setup wizard from the CD included with the DCS-930L. Follow the steps in the Quick Installation Guide to configure the DCS-930L. The
camera will be assigned a local IP Address that allows it to be recognized by the router. Write down this IP Address for future reference. 2. View the Network Camera Using Your Internet Explorer Web Browser
Run your Internet Explorer Web browser. In the address bar, type in the IP Address that was assigned to the Network Camera by the DCC program.
The DCS-930L Live Video Page appears with a window displaying live video from the camera. You are able to view this screen from any PC running
Internet Explorer on your LAN. Click on the Setup button on the left side of the display. Scroll to the bottom of the Network Setup page to display the ports used by HTTP and
Streaming audio and video. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 44 Section 5 - Security
The Setup > Network Setup page displays the port settings for your camera. If necessary, these ports can be changed if they are already in use by
other devices (e.g. in a multiple camera environment). Note: The HTTP port is required to be opened for the DCS-930L. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 45 Section 5 - Security Router Set-Up and Installation
The fol owing steps general y apply to any router that you have on your network. The D-Link DIR-655 is used as an example to clarify the configuration
process. Configure the initial settings of the DIR-655 by following the steps outlined in the DIR-655 Quick Installation Guide. 3. Access the Router with Your Web Browser If you have cable or DSL Internet service, you wil most likely have a dynamical y assigned
WAN IP Address. âDynamicâ means that your routerâs WAN IP address can change from
time to time depending on your ISP. A dynamic WAN IP Address identifies your router
on the public network and allows it to access the Internet. To find out what your
routerâs WAN IP Address is, go to the Status menu on your router and locate the WAN
information for your router (as shown on the next page). The WAN IP Address will be
listed. This will be the address that you will need to type in your Web browser to view
your camera over the Internet.
Your WAN IP Address will be listed on the routerâs Status > Device Info page. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 46 Section 5 - Security
Note: Because a dynamic WAN IP can change from time to time depending on your ISP, you may want to obtain a Static IP address from your ISP. A
Static IP address is a fixed IP address that will not change over time and will be more convenient for you to use to access your camera from a remote
location. The Static IP Address will also allow you to access your camera attached to your router over the Internet. 4. Open Virtual Server Ports to Enable Remote Image Viewing
The firewall security features built into the DIR-655 router prevent users from accessing the video from the DCS-930L over the Internet. The router
connects to the Internet over a series of numbered ports. The ports normally used by the DCS-930L are blocked from access over the Internet.
Therefore, these ports need to be made accessible over the Internet. This is accomplished using the Virtual Server function on the DIR-655 router.
The Virtual Server ports used by the camera must be opened through the router for remote access to your camera. Virtual Server is accessed by
clicking on the Advanced tab of the router screen.
Follow these steps to configure your routerâs Virtual Server settings:
1. Click Enabled. 2. Enter a different name for each entry. 3. Enter your cameraâs local IP Address (e.g., 192.168.0.120) in the Private IP field. 4. Select TCP for HTTP port and TCP for 5556 - 5559 ports. 5. If you are using the default camera port settings, enter 80 into the Public and Private Port section, click Apply. 6. Scheduling should be set to Always so that the camera images can be accessed at any time. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 47 Section 5 - Security
Important: Some ISPs block access to port 80 and other commonly used Internet ports to conserve bandwidth. Check with your ISP so that you can
open the appropriate ports accordingly. If your ISP does not pass traffic on port 80, you will need to change the port the camera uses from 80 to
something else, such as 800. Not all routers are the same, so refer to your user manual for specific instructions on how to open ports. Enter valid ports in the Virtual Server section of your router. Please make sure to check the box next to the camera name on the Virtual Server List
to enable your settings. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 48 Section 6 - Troubleshooting Troubleshooting
This chapter provides solutions to problems that can occur during the installation and operation of the DCS-930L. Read the following descriptions if you are having problems. (The examples below are illustrated in Windows VistaÂŽ and XP. If you have a different
operating system, the screenshots on your computer will look similar to the following examples.) 1. What is Remote Access? How do I enable it? Remote Access allows you to access your camera from any PC connected to the Internet through a web browser. This lets you view your camera
feed and manage your cameraâs settings when youâre away from home. To enable Remote Access, simply go through the Camera Installation Wizard included on the Installation CD that came in your package. You can
also download the wizard from the following websites: DCS-930L: http://dcs-930L.mydlink.com After going through the wizard, you should see Remote Status: Enabled on the summary page. If you see Remote Status: Disabled, make sure that: ...the front LED on your camera is lit solid green ...your Internet connection is working ...your routerâs LAN & WAN connections are working properly ...your router has UPnP enabled (if your router does not support UPnP, please refer to Appendix A) ...your router can get a public IP ...your router is upgraded to the latest firmware ...you have tried rebooting your router by unplugging it, then plugging it back in After checking the above items, you can click the Retry button to refresh the summary screen to see if Remote Access has been enabled. 2. What can I do if I forget my password? If you forget your password, you will need to perform a hard reset of your camera. This process will change all your settings back to the factory
defaults. To reset your camera, please use an unfolded paperclip to press and hold the RESET button for at least 3 seconds while your camera is plugged in. 3. In addition to using mydlink.com, is there another way to access my camera remotely over the Internet? D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 49 Section 6 - Troubleshooting
Yes, you can access your camera over the Internet through the fol owing URL after successful y instal ing your camera through the Camera Instal ation
Wizard: http://[mydlink No.].mydlink.com For example, if your cameraâs mydlink No. was 12345678, you would be able to access your camera remotely by opening your web browser and
going to http://12345678.mydlink.com This URL will open a webpage where you will be asked to log in by entering your cameraâs password. After entering your password, your cameraâs
Live View window will open, and you will be able to configure your camera as well. 4. Why does the LED not light up? The power supply might be faulty. Confirm that you are using the provided DC 5V power supply for this network camera. Verify that the power
supply is correctly connected. If the camera is functioning normally, the LED may have been disabled. See page 36 for information about how to
enable the LED. 5. Why is the cameraâs network connection unreliable? There might be a problem with the network cable. To confirm that the cables are working, PING the address of a known device on the network. If
the cabling is OK and your network is reachable, you should receive a reply similar to the following (âŚbytes = 32 time = 2 ms). Another possible problem may be that the network device such as a hub or switch utilized by the Network Camera is not functioning properly.
Please confirm the power for the devices are well connected and functioning properly. 6. Why does the Network Camera work locally but not remotely? This might be caused by the firewall protection. Check the Internet firewall with your system administrator. The firewall may need to have some
settings changed in order for the Network Camera to be accessible outside your local LAN. For more information, please refer to the section about
installing your camera behind a router. Make sure that the Network Camera isnât conflicting with any Web server you may have running on your network. The default router setting might be a possible reason. Check that the configuration of the router settings allow the Network Camera to be accessed
outside your local LAN. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 50 Section 6 - Troubleshooting 7. Why does a series of broad vertical white lines appear through out the image? It could be that the CMOS sensor (a square panel situated behind the lens that measures the light signals and changes it into a digital format so
your computer can present it into an image that you are familiar with) has become overloaded when it has been exposed to bright lights such
as direct exposure to sunlight or halogen lights. Reposition the Network Camera into a more shaded area immediately as prolonged exposure to
bright lights will damage the CMOS sensor. 8. The camera is producing noisy images. How can I solve the problem? The video images might be noisy if the Network Camera is used in a very low light environment. 9. The images are poor quality, how can I improve the image quality? Make sure that your computerâs display properties are set to at least 6-bit color. Using 16 or 256 colors on your computer will produce dithering
artifacts in the image, making the image look as if it is of poor quality. The configuration on the Network Camera image display is incorrect. The Web Configuration Video section of the Web management allows you to
adjust the related-parameters for improved images such as: brightness, contrast, hue and light frequency. Please refer to the Web Configuration
section for detailed information. 10. Why are no images available through the Web browser? ActiveX might be disabled. If you are viewing the images from Internet Explorer make sure ActiveX has been enabled in the Internet Options menu.
You may also need to change the security settings on your browser to allow the ActiveX plug-in to be installed. If you are using Internet Explorer with a version number lower than 6, then you will need to upgrade your Web browser software in order to view
the streaming video transmitted by the Network Camera. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 51 Appendix A - Wireless Basics Wireless Basics
D-Link wireless products are based on industry standards to provide easy-to-use and compatible high-speed wireless* connectivity within your
home, business or public access wireless networks. Strictly adhering to the IEEE standard, the D-Link wireless family of products will allow you to
securely access the data you want, when and where you want it. You will be able to enjoy the freedom that wireless networking delivers. A wireless local area network (WLAN) is a cellular computer network that transmits and receives data with radio signals instead of wires. Wireless
LANs are used increasingly in both home and office environments, and public areas such as airports, coffee shops and universities. Innovative ways
to utilize WLAN technology are helping people to work and communicate more efficiently. Increased mobility and the absence of cabling and other
fixed infrastructure have proven to be beneficial for many users. Under many circumstances, it may be desirable for mobile network devices to link to a conventional Ethernet LAN in order to use servers, printers
or an Internet connection supplied through the wired LAN. A Wireless Router is a device used to provide this link. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 52 Appendix A - Wireless Basics What is Wireless?
Wireless or WiFi technology is another way of connecting your computer to the network without using wires. WiFi uses radio frequency
to connect wirelessly, so you have the freedom to connect computers anywhere in your home or office network. Why D-Link Wireless?
D-Link is the worldwide leader and award winning designer, developer, and manufacturer of networking products. D-Link delivers the
performance you need at a price you can afford. D-Link has all the products you need to build your network. How does wireless work?
Wireless works similar to how cordless phone work, through radio signals to transmit data from one point A to point B. But wireless
technology has restrictions as to how you can access the network. You must be within the wireless network range area to be able to
connect your computer. There are two different types of wireless networks Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN), and Wireless Personal
Area Network (WPAN). Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN)
In a wireless local area network, a device called an Access Point (AP) connects computers to the network. The access point has a small
antenna attached to it, which allows it to transmit data back and forth over radio signals. With an indoor access point as seen in the
picture, the signal can travel up to 300 feet. With an outdoor access point the signal can reach out up to 30 miles to serve places like D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 53 Appendix A - Wireless Basics
manufacturing plants, industrial locations, college and high school campuses, airports, golf courses, and many other outdoor venues. Who uses wireless? Wireless technology as become so popular in recent years that almost everyone is using it, whether itâs for home, office, business, D-Link has a
wireless solution for it. Home
â˘ Gives everyone at home broadband access â˘ Surf the Web, check email, instant message, and etc â˘ Gets rid of the cables around the house â˘ Simple and easy to use Small Office and Home Office
â˘ Stay on top of everything at home as you would at office â˘ Remotely access your office network from home â˘ Share Internet connection and printer with multiple computers â˘ No need to dedicate office space D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 54 Appendix A - Wireless Basics Where is wireless used? Wireless technology is expanding everywhere not just at home or office. People like the freedom of mobility and itâs becoming so popular that
more and more public facilities now provide wireless access to attract people. The wireless connection in public places is usually called âhotspotsâ. Using a D-Link Cardbus Adapter with your laptop, you can access the hotspot to connect to Internet from remote locations like: Airports, Hotels,
Coffee Shops, Libraries, Restaurants, and Convention Centers. Wireless network is easy to setup, but if youâre installing it for the first time it could be quite a task not knowing where to start. Thatâs why weâve put
together a few setup steps and tips to help you through the process of setting up a wireless network. Tips Here are a few things to keep in mind, when you install a wireless network. Centralize your router or Access Point Make sure you place the router/access point in a centralized location within your network for the best performance. Try to place the router/access
point as high as possible in the room, so the signal gets dispersed throughout your home. If you have a two-story home, you may need a repeater
to boost the signal to extend the range. Eliminate Interference Place home appliances such as cordless telephones, microwaves, and televisions as away as possible from the router/access point. This would
significantly reduce any interfere that the appliances might cause since they operate on same frequency. Security Donât let you next-door neighbors or intruders connect to your wireless network. Secure your wireless network by turning on the WPA or WEP
security feature on the router. Refer to product manual for detail information on how to set it up. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 55 Appendix A - Wireless Basics Wireless Modes
There are basically two modes of networking:
â˘ Infrastructure â All wireless clients will connect to an access point or wireless router.
â˘ Ad-Hoc â Directly connecting to another computer, for peer-to-peer communication, using wireless network adapters on each computer, such as two
or more DCS-930L wireless network Cardbus adapters.
An Infrastructure network contains an Access Point or wireless router. All the wireless devices, or clients, will connect to the wireless router or access point.
An Ad-Hoc network contains only clients, such as laptops with wireless cardbus adapters. All the adapters must be in Ad-Hoc mode to communicate. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 56 Appendix B - Networking Basics Networking Basics Check your IP address After you install your new D-Link adapter, by default, the TCP/IP settings should be set to obtain an IP address from a DHCP server (i.e. wireless
router) automatically. To verify your IP address, please follow the steps below.
Click on Start > Run. In the run box type cmd and click OK.
At the prompt, type ipconfig and press Enter.
This will display the IP address, subnet mask, and the default
gateway of your adapter.
If the address is 0.0.0.0, check your adapter installation, security
settings, and the settings on your router. Some firewal software
programs may block a DHCP request on newly instal ed adapters.
If you are connecting to a wireless network at a hotspot (e.g.
hotel, coffee shop, airport), please contact an employee or
administrator to verify their wireless network settings. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 57 Appendix B - Networking Basics Statically Assign an IP Address If you are not using a DHCP capable gateway/router, or you need to assign a static IP address, please follow the steps below: Step 1 WindowsÂŽ Vista - Click on Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center > Manage Network Connections. Windows XP - Click on Start > Control Panel > Network Connections. Step 2 Right-click on the Local Area Connection which represents your D-Link network adapter and select Properties. Step 3 Highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and click Properties. Step 4 Click Use the following IP address and enter an IP address that is on the same subnet as your network or
the LAN IP address on your router. Example: If the routerÂ´s LAN IP address is 192.168.0.1, make your IP address 192.168.0.X where X is a number
between 2 and 99. Make sure that the number you choose is not in use on the network. Set Default Gateway
the same as the LAN IP address of your router (192.168.0.1). Set Primary DNS the same as the LAN IP address of your router (192.168.0.1). The Secondary DNS is not
needed or you may enter a DNS server from your ISP. Step 5 Click OK twice to save your settings. D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 58 Appendix C - Technical Specifications Technical Specifications SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS RESET BUTTON
â˘ Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7
â˘ Reset to factory default
â˘ Internet Explorer 6 or above , Firefox 3.5 or above, Safari 4 VIDEO CODECS NETWORKING PROTOCOL
â˘ IPV4, ARP, TCP, UDP, ICMP
â˘ JPEG for still images
â˘ DHCP Client
â˘ NTP Client (D-Link) VIDEO FEATURES
â˘ DNS Client
â˘ Adjustable image size and quality
â˘ DDNS Client (Dyndns and D-Link)
â˘ Time stamp and text overlay
â˘ SMTP Client
â˘ Flip and Mirror
â˘ FTP Client
â˘ HTTP Server RESOLUTION
â˘ 640 x 480 at up to 20 fps
â˘ UPnP Port Forwarding
â˘ 320 x 240 at up to 30 fps
â˘ 160 x 120 at up to 30 fps BUILT-IN NETWORK INTERFACE
â˘ 10/100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet LENS
â˘ 802.11b/g/n WLAN
â˘ Focal length: 5.01 mm, F2.8 WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY SENSOR
â˘ 802.11b/g/n Wireless with WEP/WPA/WPA2 security
â˘ VGA 1/5 inch CMOS Sensor WIRELESS TRANSMIT OUTPUT POWER MINIMUM ILLUMINATION
â˘ 16 dbm for 11b, 12 dbm for 11g,
â˘ 1 lux @ F2.8
12 dbm for 11n (typical) VIEW ANGLE SDRAM
â˘ Horizontal: 45.3Â°
â˘ 32 MB
â˘ Vertical: 34.5Â°
â˘ Diagonal: 54.9Â° FLASH MEMORY
â˘ 4 MB D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 59 Appendix C - Technical Specifications DIGITAL ZOOM EMISSION (EMI), SAFETY & OTHER CERTIFICATIONS
â˘ Up to 4x
â˘ FCC Class B
â˘ IC 3A CONTROL
â˘ AGC (Auto Gain Control)
â˘ AWB (Auto White Balance)
â˘ AES (Auto Electronic Shutter) POWER
â˘ Input: 100-240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
â˘ Output: 5 V DC, 1.2 A
â˘ External AC-to-DC switching power adapter DIMENSIONS (W X D X H)
â˘ Including the bracket and stand:
65.8 x 65 x 126 mm
â˘ Camera only:
27.2 x 60 x 96 mm WEIGHT
â˘ 76.9 g (without bracket and stand) MAX POWER CONSUMPTION
â˘ 2 W OPERATION TEMPERATURE
â˘ 0 ËC to 40 ËC (32 ËF to 104 ËF) STORAGE TEMPERATURE
â˘ -20 ËC to 70 ËC (-4 ËF to 158 ËF) HUMIDITY
â˘ 20-80% RH non-condensing D-Link DCS-930L User Manual 60