4XEM IPCAMW45 User Manual
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Only the Administrator can access system configuration. Each category in the left column will be explained in the following pages. The bold texts are the specific phrases on the Option pages. The Administrator may type the URL below the figure to directly enter the frame page of configuration. If the Administrator also wants to set certain options through the URL, read the reference appendix for details.

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System Parameters

Host name: The text displays the title at the top of the main page.

Turn off the LED indicator: Check this option to shut off the LED on the rear. It can prevent the camera’s operation being noticed.

Time zone: Adjust the time with that of thetime-serversfor local settings.

Keep current date and time: Click on this to reserve the current date and time of the Network Camera. An internalreal-timeclock maintains the date and time even when the power of the system is turned off.

Sync with computer time: Synchronizes the date and time of the Network Camera with the local computer. Theread-onlydate and time of the PC is displayed as updated.

Manual: Adjust the date and time according to what is entered by the Administrator. Notice the format in the related fields while doing the entry.

Automatic: Synchronize with the NTP server over the Internet whenever the Network Camera starts up. It will fail if the assignedtime-servercannot be reached.

NTP server: Assign the IP address or domain name of thetime-server.Leaving the text box blank connects the Network Camera to the defaulttime-servers.

Update interval: Select hourly, daily, weekly, or monthly update with the time on the NTP server.

Digital input: Select High or Low to define normal status of the digital input.

Digital output: Select Grounded or Open to define normal status of the digital output.Reset digital output: The check box enable the function of resetting digital output. When the digital output is triggered, after the number time the digital output will reset into normal state.

Remember to click on to immediately validate the changes. Otherwise, the correct time will not be synchronized.

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Security Settings

Root password: Change the Administrator’s password by typing in the new password identically in both text boxes. The typed entries will be displayed as asterisks for security purposes. After pressing, the web browser will ask the Administrator for the new password for access.

Add user: Type the new user's name and password and pressto insert the new entry. The new user will be displayed in the user name list. There is a maximum of twenty user accounts. Checking I/O access can enable user to use D/I and D/O applications

Manager user: Pull down the user list to find the user’s name and pressto complete.

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Network Settings

Any changes made on this page will restart the system in order to validate the changes. Make sure every field is entered correctly before clicking on .

Network Type


The default type is LAN. Select PPPoE if using ADSL

Get IP address automatically & Use fixed IP address:

The default status is Get IP address automatically. This can be tedious having to perform software installation whenever the Network Camera starts.

Therefore, once the network settings, especially the IP address, have been entered correctly, select Use fixed IP address then the Network Camera will skip installation at the next boot. The Network Camera can automatically restart and operate normally after a power

outage. Users can run IP installer to check the IP address assigned to the Network Camera if the IP address is forgotten or using the UPnP function provided by the Network Camera (MS Windows XP provides UPnP function at My Network Place).

IP address: This is necessary for network identification.

Subnet mask: This is used to determine if the destination is in the same subnet. The default value is “”.

Default router: This is the gateway used to forward frames to destinations in a different subnet.

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