Package Contents:
• One D-Link DCS-1000 Internet Camera
• One Installation CD-ROM
• One AC power adapter
• One Camera Stand
• One Category 5 Ethernet Cable
Note: If any of the contents are missing, please contact your reseller.
System Requirements
• Java Enabled and Compliant Web Browser
• CPU: Pentium II, 266 MHz or above
• Memory Size: 32 MB (64 MB recommended)
• VGA card resolution: 800x600 or above

Hardware Installation

Connect an Ethernet Cable

Connect an Ethernet cable to the
network cable connector located on
DCS-1000’s rear panel and attach it to
the network.

We suggest using the Ethernet port to
configure the DCS -1000 and then
install the camera in its correct
location. Doing so will allow easy
installation and proper


Attach the External Power Supply

Attach the external power supply to
the DC power input connector located
on the DCS-1000’s rear panel and is
labeled DC 5V and connect it to your
local power supply.

Note: Confirm power source is
supplied from the LED indicators
label “Power” on the DCS-1000.

Configuring the IP address on your PC

The instructions contained in this section are intended for users of
Windows Me, 98 and 95. Please refer to the documentation for your
specific operating instructions for details on changing the IP address of
your computer so that you can access and configure the DCS-1000.

If your computer already uses an IP address of 192.168.0.x, please skip to
the next section.

• With your computer on,
open the Control
Panel by clicking the
Start button, select
Settings , and click on
Control Panel.

• Find and Double Click
the Network Icon

• Under the configuration
tab, find and double
click TCP/IP for the
network adapter used to
configure the DCS-1000.

• Please make note of the
IP Address settings so
that you can change
these settings back after
the cofniguration of the
DCS-1000 is complete.

• Select Specify an IP
address and type
“192.168.0.x” (the
number “x” can be
replaced with any
number that will not
conflict with other
devices on your
network). If your
network does not already
use the 192.168.0.x IP
address scheme, then
using the number “5” as
shown below will work.

• Click the “OK” button.
Windows may copy files
needed to complete your

• When asked, restart the
PC. If you are not asked,
restart your PC manually.

Configuring the DCS-1000

• Using your favorite web browser, type “” in the address
box (the default IP address is Press Enter.

• The Welcome screen of the DCS-1000 will appear. Click “System
Administration” to access and change system settings.
• In the “Computer Name” field, type a name of your choosing that relates to
the camera or its location.

• In the “Location” field, type a description of your choosing.
• In the “Admin” field, type a username that will be used as the Administrator
account. We highly recommend that you change this setting now to enable
the highest security for the camera.
• Type a unique Admin Password into the “Admin Password” and “Confirm
Password” fields.
• In the Manually Assign section, input the correct settings for this camera into
the “IP Address”, “Subnet Mask” and “Default Gateway” fields. If you
are not sure what these settings should be, please contact your network
adminstrator to determine the correct settings.
• The Default Gateway is the IP address of your Router. This settings allows
the DCS-1000 to be seen from the public Internet.
• Next, type in the “DNS IP Address” of your Domain Name System servers
into the cooresponding fields. These settings will be detirmined by your ISP.
• In the LED Control Settings section, choosing one of the following:
Normal: Lights operate normally.
OFF: Lights will stay off.
Dummy: Lights will operate randomly.
• Refer to the Manaul for instructions on how to use the “Loading Active X
From” setting.
• The Open Second Port section is reqired to be used when installing a DCS-
1000 on a network with a public web server. Please refer to the Manual for
detailed information regarding this feature.
• Press the Save button to save the settings.

• The camera is now configured to work on your network. If you were
required to change the IP address of a computer on your network to make
these changes to the camera, you may now change the settings back to their
original settings.
• For instructions and details related to other settings related to System
Administration settings, please refer to the Manual.

Accessing the Streaming Video

• Using your favorite web browser, type “http://address” in the address box
where address is the IP address that you assigned to the camera from the
previous section. Press Enter.

• The Welcome screen of the DCS-1000 will appear. Click on “View Image –
Java Mode ” from the Home screen to access the streaming video.
• Next, you will want to adjust the focus of the lens. To do this, turn the lens
slowly in either clockwise or anti-clockwise direction until the desired image
appears. DO NOT over-turn the lens in either of the directions as it will be
out of focus. Unless you want to substitute the lens DO NOT unscrew more
than 1.0mm apart from the Fixed Lens Assembly.
• To help you get the best image quality, keep in mind that while adjusting the
DCS-1000's focus you can preview the image quality from your Web

Tips and Technical Support

§ If you are installing several cameras, it may be easier to use one
computer to configure all of them before you install them into the
planned location.
§ Make sure that you have the latest version of Java installed on your
computer to ensure proper operating when viewing the video in Java
mode. Java can be downloaded for free from Sun’s website
§ Refer to the manual located on the CD-ROM for additional information
regarding all features and instructions related to the DCS-1000.
§ If problems arise when installing the camera or viewing the video,
please refer to the Appendix section of the Manual for troubleshooting
tips. If the Manual does not answer your questions, please refer to the
D-Link technical support web page described in the next section.

Technical Support
D-Link provides free technical support for customers within the United
States during the warranty period. U.S. customers can contact D-Link
Technical Support through our web site, e-mail or by phone.
D-Link Technical Support over Telephone :
24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week
D-Link Technical Support over the Internet:
If you are a customer residing outside of the United States, please refer to
the list of D-Link locations that is included in the User’s Manual.


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