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NETWORK CAMERA

Operation Guide

Be sure to read Start Guide and thisOperation Guide before using the network camera.

Introduction

Thank you for purchasing Canon Network Camera VB-C60/VB-C60B(hereafter referred to as"VB-C60".)

The only difference between VB-C60andVB-C60Bis the exterior color.

This Operation Guide describes how to set up and useVB-C60.Read these guides carefully before using theVB-C60to ensure that you make the best possible use of this product. Also, be sure to read the ReadMe file on the SetupCD-ROM.

For the latest information on this product (firmware, bundled software, operation manuals, operating environment, etc.), visit our website.

Copyright

Videos, images or sounds recorded with your VB-C60may not be utilized or published, without consent of copyright holders, if any, except in such a way as permitted for personal use under the relevant copyright law.

Notes

1.All rights reserved.

2.The contents of this guide are subject to change without any prior notice.

3.This document has been prepared with utmost attention to accuracy. If you have any comment, however, please contact the Customer Service Center indicated on the back cover.

4.Canon shall assume no liability for any outcome of using this product, regardless of Items 2 and 3 above.

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Notes on privacy and publicity rights regarding the utilization of video/audio

When using the VB-C60(for image or audio recording), it is the responsibility of the users to take all care to protect privacy and avoid any violation of publicity rights. Canon shall have no liability whatsoever in this regard.

Reference

zPlease be sure to gain approval of the building management office before installing a camera, if copyrighted architectural structures or copyrighted premises are got into the frame.

Legal Notice

In some countries or regions, monitoring via a camera is banned by the law or regulation, and the law or regulation depends on the country or region. Before using the VB-C60,confirm the law or regulation of the country or region where the camera is used.

Trademark Notice

zCanon and the Canon logo are registered trademarks of Canon Inc.

zMicrosoft Windows and Microsoft Internet Explorer are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.

zWindows is legally recognized as the Microsoft Windows Operating System.

zOther brands or product names in this guide are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

Notes on Use of Bundled Software RM-Lite(Disclaimer)

Malfunction, failure of RM-Liteor other factors may cause problems, such as recording failure, recorded data corruption or loss. Canon shall have no liability whatsoever for any loss or damages incurred by the user as a result of such problems.

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Notes on License Agreement for Bundled Software

Regarding the license agreement for the bundled software, see the following file in the BundledSoftware folder in the LICENSE folder found in the bundled Setup CD-ROM.

Software type

File name

VB Initial Setting Tool, VBAdmin Tools

VBTools.txt

 

 

Network Video Recording Software RM-Lite

RM-Lite.txt

 

 

MPEG-4

NOTICE ABOUT THE MPEG-4VISUAL STANDARD: THIS PRODUCT IS LICENSED UNDER THEMPEG-4VISUAL PATENT PORTFOLIO LICENSE FOR THE PERSONALANDNON-COMMERCIALUSE OF A CONSUMER TO (i) ENCODING VIDEO IN COMPLIANCE WITH THEMPEG-4VISUAL STANDARD("MPEG-4VIDEO") AND/OR (ii) DECODINGMPEG-4VIDEO THAT WAS ENCODED BY A CONSUMER ENGAGED IN A PERSONAL ANDNON-COMMERCIALACTIVITY. NO LICENSE IS GRANTED OR SHALL BE IMPLIED FOR ANY OTHER USE. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDING THAT RELATING TO PROMOTIONAL, INTERNAL AND COMMERCIAL USES AND ADDITIONAL LICENSING MAY BE OBTAINED FROM MPEG LA, LLC. SEEHTTP://WWW.MPEGLA.COM.

"This product is licensed under AT&T patents for the MPEG-4standard and may be used for encodingMPEG-4compliant video and/or decodingMPEG-4compliant video that was encoded only (1) for a personal andnon-commercialpurpose or (2) by a video provider licensed under the AT&T patents to provideMPEG-4compliant video. No license is granted or implied for any other use forMPEG-4standard."

Open Source Software

The product (VB-C60and bundledRM-LiteViewer) contains Open Source Software modules. For details, see OpenSourceSoftware.pdf found in the bundled SetupCD-ROM.Each module's license conditions are also available in the LICENSE folder on the same SetupCD-ROM.

Software under GPL and LGPL

If you would like to obtain the source code under GPL/LGPL, please contact the dealer, where you purchased the product, or a sales agent.

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Contents

Introduction ..............................................................................................

ii

How to Read This Document ..................................................................

ix

Operation Manuals ............................................................................................

ix

Icons Used in This Document ............................................................................

x

Top Page of the Camera .........................................................................

xi

Accessing the Top Page of the Camera ...........................................................

xi

Accessing the Setting Menu ............................................................................

xii

Accessing Sample Pages ................................................................................

xii

Accessing VB-C60 Viewer ..............................................................................

xiii

User Authentication When Accessing Setting Menu or Admin Viewer ...........

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Chapter 1 Detailed Settings

Setting Menu ........................................................................................

1-2

 

Accessing the Setting Menu ................................................................

1-4

 

Setting Menu ..................................................................................................

1-4

 

Items Common to All Setting Pages ...............................................................

1-5

 

Setting the Administrator Password, LAN, IPv6, DNS, etc.

 

 

(Network) .............................................................................................

1-7

 

Setting the Date and Time (Date and Time) ......................................

1-12

 

Setting the Camera Control and External Device Name (Camera) ....

1-14

 

Setting the Image Size, Quality and Frame Rate (Video) ..................

1-22

 

Setting HTTP/FTP Upload and E-mail Notification (Upload) ..............

1-24

 

Setting the Image Server, Audio Server and HTTP Server

 

 

(Server) ..............................................................................................

1-30

 

Setting the Image Buffer, Motion Detection,

 

 

Audio Playback and Interval Timer (Event) ........................................

1-34

 

Setting User Access Privileges (Access Control) ...............................

1-40

 

IPsec Settings (IPsec) ........................................................................

1-44

 

Setting the Items Requiring Rebooting (Reboot Item)

1-48

 

 

 

Viewing Event Logs and Current Settings, and

 

 

Performing Maintenance (Maintenance) ...........................................

1-50

 

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Chapter 2 VBAdmin Tools

Overview of VBAdmin Tools ................................................................

2-2

VBAdmin Tools ...............................................................................................

2-2

Panorama Creation Tool .................................................................................

2-2

View Restriction Setting Tool ..........................................................................

2-3

Preset Setting Tool .........................................................................................

2-3

Motion Detection Setting Tool ........................................................................

2-4

Log Viewer .....................................................................................................

2-4

Admin Viewer .................................................................................................

2-5

Launching VBAdmin Tools ...................................................................

2-6

Panorama Creation Tool ......................................................................

2-9

Display Screens of Panorama Creation Tool ...............................................

2-10

Capturing Panorama Images .......................................................................

2-11

Registering/Deleting Panorama Images ......................................................

2-12

Reconnecting ...............................................................................................

2-13

Opening Panorama Images from Image Files/Saving as Image Files .........

2-13

View Restriction Setting Tool .............................................................

2-14

Display Screens of View Restriction Setting Tool .........................................

2-15

Setting View Restrictions ..............................................................................

2-17

Preset Setting Tool ............................................................................

2-22

Display Screens of Preset Setting Tool ........................................................

2-23

Setting the Preset .........................................................................................

2-25

Preset Tour ...................................................................................................

2-29

Motion Detection Setting Tool ............................................................

2-34

Log Viewer .........................................................................................

2-45

Downloading Log Files .................................................................................

2-45

Viewing Logs ...............................................................................................

2-46

Chapter 3 VB-C60 Viewer

Overview of VB-C60 Viewer ................................................................

3-2

Major Differences Between Admin Viewer and VB Viewer ............................

3-2

User Authorities and Camera Control Privileges ............................................

3-3

Launching VB-C60 Viewer ...................................................................

3-6

Launching VB-C60 Viewer .............................................................................

3-6

Shutting Down VB-C60 Viewer .......................................................................

3-7

Connecting from VBAdmin Tools ...................................................................

3-7

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How to Operate VB-C60 Viewer ..........................................................

3-9

Display Screens of Admin Viewer ..................................................................

3-9

Display Screens of VB Viewer ......................................................................

3-11

Obtaining the Camera Control Privilege ......................................................

3-13

Control the camera .......................................................................................

3-14

Setting Video and Audio ..............................................................................

3-18

Displaying Information .................................................................................

3-21

Performing Operations and Settings as the Administrator .................

3-23

Opening Control for Admin ..........................................................................

3-23

Operating the External Device Output ........................................................

3-24

Displaying the External Device Input Status ................................................

3-24

Displaying the Motion Detection Status .......................................................

3-25

Controlling/Setting the Camera ....................................................................

3-25

Setting the Focus .........................................................................................

3-26

Setting the Exposure ....................................................................................

3-27

Setting the White Balance ...........................................................................

3-29

Setting the Smart Shade Control .................................................................

3-31

Setting the Night Mode ................................................................................

3-32

Chapter 4 Creating Web Pages for Video Distribution

Web Pages for Image Distribution .......................................................

4-2

 

Viewing Sample Pages ........................................................................

4-4

 

Distributing Video Using VB Viewer .....................................................

4-6

 

How to Create a Web Page Using VB Viewer ................................................

4-6

 

Saving Web Page Data ..................................................................................

4-6

 

Example of How to Create a Web Page Using VB Viewer .............................

4-7

 

VB Viewer Parameters ....................................................................................

4-9

 

Distributing Video Using a Browser Only ...........................................

4-11

 

Displaying Live Video at the Time of Access as a Still Image .....................

4-11

 

Example of Image Distribution Using One Global Address ................

4-12

 

Distributing Still Images to Mobile Phones .........................................

4-13

 

Overwriting a Sample Page .........................................................................

4-14

 

 

 

 

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Chapter 5 Appendix

Modifiers ..............................................................................................

5-2

Troubleshooting ...................................................................................

5-4

List of Log Messages ...........................................................................

5-7

Log Messages on the VB-C60 .......................................................................

5-7

List of VB-C60 Viewer Messages ......................................................

5-17

Messages Displayed in the Information Field ..............................................

5-17

Restore Settings ................................................................................

5-20

Restoring the Settings from the Maintenance Page in the Web Browser ....

5-20

Initializing with the Reset Switch on the Camera .........................................

5-21

List of Factory Settings ......................................................................

5-23

Index ..................................................................................................

5-31

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