4XEM IPCAMW40 User Manual

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5.Set the delay before detecting next event to avoid continuous false alarms following the original event,

6.Set the delay to take snapshots after event to capture the direction of the moving objects,

Send snapshots when motion is detected

If no external sensor is available, Administrator can use the built-inmotion detection to monitor any movement and send snapshots via email for security check.

7.Click on “Motion detection” at the left column,

8.Check “Enable motion detection”,

9.Click on new to have a new window to monitor video,

10.Type in a name to identify the new window

11.Use the mouse to click, hold, and drag the window corner to resize or the title bar to move,

12.Fine-tuneusing the “Sensitivity” and “Percentage” fields to best suit the camera’s environment. Higher ”Sensitivity” detects the slighter motion. Higher “Percentage” discriminates smaller objects,

13.Clicking on “Save” enables the activity display. Green means the motion in the window is under the watermark set by Administrator and red means it is over the watermark,

14.Click on “Application” at the left column,

15.Check the window name set in step 10,

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16.Check “Upload snapshots while motion detected”, if e-mailingthe snapshots is preferred,

17.Check “Send snapshots by email”,

18.Click on save to validate.

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Software revision upgrade

Customers can obtain the up-to-datesoftware from the web site. Aneasy-to-useUpgrade Wizard is provided to upgrade the Network Camera with just a few clicks. The upgrade function is opened to the Administrator only. To upgrade the system, follow the procedures below.

1.Download the firmware file named FLASH.BIN from the appropriate product folder.

2.Run the Upgrade Wizard and proceed following the prompts. Refer to the instructions of the Upgrade Wizard for details.

3.The whole process will finish in a few minutes and it will automatically restart the system.

If power fails during the writing process of Flash memory, the program in the

memory of the Network Camera may be destroyed permanently. If the Network Camera cannot restart properly, ask your dealer for technical service.

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Definition in Configuration

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 phrase 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.

<url> http://<Network Camera>/setup/config.html

<Network Camera> is the domain name or original IP address of the Network Camera.

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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 beside the lens. It can prevent others from observing the operation.

"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 field 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.

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

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 type in the new password identically in both text boxes. The typed entries will be displayed as asterisks for the security purpose. 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. Each user can have the privilege to“Permit for I/O control”.“Delete user” Pull down the user list to find the user’s name and pressto complete.

“Allow ‘demo’ account to view” Click this to permit anyone who types in “demo” as user name. No password is needed for demo account. Note that a demo account is restricted to view only.

“Allow more viewers with snapshot mode” There can only be a maximum of 10 users to simultaneously view the video. This option allows for the 11th viewer on, the overloaded viewers, to see only still images. These still images are automatically refreshed by the interval defined below. This feature must be supported by the java script capability of the web browsers.

“Snapshot interval” defines the refresh rate of the still image in the homepage seen by the overloaded viewers.

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Network settings

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

"Reset IP address at next boot", the default status is checked to get IP address automatically at the server start. Therefore, once the network settings, especially the IP address, have been entered correctly, uncheck this option


“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. Invalid router setting will fail the transmission to destinations in different subnet.

“Primary DNS” The primary domain name server that translates hostnames into IP addresses.

“Secondary DNS” Secondary domain name server that backups the Primary DNS.


When the SMTP server support SMTP authentication, users need to give the valid user name and password to send email via the server.

“SMTP (mail) server 1” The domain name or IP address of the external email server.“User name of SMTP 1” This granted user name on the external email server.“Password of SMTP 1” This granted password on the external email server.“Recipient email address 1” The email address of the recipients for snapshots or log file. Multiple recipients must be separated by semicolon, ‘;’.

“SMTP (mail) server 2” The domain name or IP address of another email server once the previous server is unreachable.

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“User name of SMTP 2”, granted user name on the backup email server.“Password of SMTP 2”, granted password on the backup email server.

“Recipient email address 2” The email address of recipients for the backup server.“Sender email address”, the email address of the sender.


“Local FTP server port” This can be other than the default port 21. The user can change this value from 1 to 65535. After the changed, the external FTP client program must change the server port of connection accordingly.

“1st FTP server” The domain name or the IP address of the external FTP server. The following user settings must be correctly configured for remote access.

“1st FTP user name” Granted user name on the external FTP server.“1st FTP password” Granted password on the external FTP server.

“1st FTP remote folder” Granted folder on the external FTP server. The string must conform to that of the external FTP server. Some FTP servers cannot accept preceding slash symbol before the path without virtual path mapping. Refer to the instructions for the external FTP server for details. The folder privilege must be open for upload.

“Primary FTP passive mode” The Network Camera is located inside the network protected by a firewall, data connection for FTP may be prohibited. By selecting passive mode, the FTP can bypass the rule and allow snapshot upload to proceed. If the passive mode is selected, the Network Camera can automatically attempt for active mode, if the external FTP server does not support passive mode.

“2nd FTP server” The domain name or IP address of the external FTP server.“2nd FTP user name” Granted user name on the backup FTP server.

“2nd FTP password” Granted password on the backup FTP server.“2nd FTP remote folder” Granted folder on the backup FTP server.

“Secondary FTP passive mode” Passive mode setting for the backup FTP server.


“Http port” This can be other than the default port 80. Once the port is changed, the users must be notified the change for the connection to be successful. For instance,

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when the Administrator changes the HTTP port of the Network Camera whose IP address is from 80 to 8080, the users must type in the web browser “” instead of “”.


“Control channel port” This can be something other than the default port 5001 in order to work with the port opened by the firewall.

“Audio channel port” This can be something other than the default port 5002 in order to work with the port opened by the firewall.

“Video channel port” This can be something other than the default port 5003 in order to work with the port opened by the firewall.

“Improve audio quality in low bandwidth environment” if the Network Camera seems to work in a low bandwidth network environment, the user can use this option to see if audio quality can be improved by sacrificing some real-time synchronization. “Mute”This can force the transmission protocol to HTTP and disable audio.

Some invalid settings may cause the system failure to respond. Change the configuration only if necessary and consult with your network supervisor or experienced users for correct settings. Once the system has lost contact, refer to Appendix A for reset and restore procedures.

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DDNS and UPnP settings

“Enable DDNS” This option turns on the DDNS function.

“Provider” The provider list contains four hosts that provide DDNS services. Please connect to the service provider’s website to make sure the service charges.

“Host name” If users wants to use DDNS service, this field must be filled. Please input the hostname that is registered in the DDNS server.

“Username/E-mail” The Username orE-mailfield is necessary for logging in the DDNS server or notify users of the new IP address.Note: when this field is input as“Username” the following field must be input as“Password”.

“Password/Key” Please input the password or key to get the DDNS service.“Enable UPnP” The turns on or off the UPnP function. When UPnP is turn off, the camera cannot be found through network neighbors in MS Windows. XP. If the UPnP network component is installed in Windows XP, the hostname of the Network Camera will be shown with bracketed IP address in the Network neighbors. Ex: Network Camera ( That is: The hostname of the Network Camera is “Network Camera, and the IP address of the Network Camera is192.168.0.96.

“Save” Click on the button to save current settings for the DDNS service and UPnP function.

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