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Revision as of 23:13, 14 April 2015

Please follow these few simple steps to get started. This might be all you need. You can then look at your owner's manual later for more setup options.

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XX60A NEW AirSight Outdoor PTZ P2P IP Camera Quick Installation Guide (Using Safari Browser)



Introduction

You can access your camera's live video feed from a web browser on your Macintosh computer by following these steps.


Setup instructions for your tablet or smartphone can be found here.


Step 1: Hardware Installation

You need to set up your camera using a network cable (wired) first before you attempt to use it wirelessly.

  1. Install the Wi-Fi antenna.
  2. Plug the power adapter into the camera and into an AC outlet.
  3. Plug one end of the network cable into the camera, and the other end into your router/switch.


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Step 2: Software Installation

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Install the IP Camera Search tool for Macintosh computers located here.


  • Click the IP Camera Tool icon listed in the Downloads list to instantly run the program

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Create a Desktop Shortcut

To create a shortcut on your desktop:

  • Click on the Downloads icon in the Dock at the bottom of the display and choose Open in Finder

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  • Click on IP Camera Tool and then File and choose Make Alias in the drop down

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  • Drag the newly created shortcut to your Desktop

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Create a Dock Icon

To create a Dock icon:

  • Click on the Downloads icon in the Dock at the bottom of the display and choose Open in Finder

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  • Click the IP Camera Tool icon

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  • Drag the icon out of the Finder window and onto the Dock

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  • An icon for the IP Camera Tool now appears on the Dock.

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Step 3: Real-time Video Demonstration

  • Click on the "IP Camera Tool" Dock icon or desktop shortcut to launch the IP Camera Tool.


  • Safari will ask for approval to run the program - Click Open

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  • Double-Click your camera in the list to launch the camera's Web Interface in a Safari web browser

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  • When prompted - log into your camera"

Default username: admin

Default Password: (leave this field blank)


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  • Choose the appropriate browser "Sign In" option for your browser: Server Push Mode (For Safari, FireFox, Google Browser)

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Step 4: How to use your camera Wirelessly

You should set up your camera using a network cable (wired) first before you attempt to use it wirelessly. (See Hardware Installation above).

  1. Make sure your router is a wireless router.
  2. Make sure the Wi-Fi antenna is installed on the camera.
  3. Determine if your router uses encryption, (see your router’s owner’s manual for how to do this), if it uses encryption, note the share key.
  4. Login to the camera using the IP Camera Tool, like you did when setting up with a network cable.
  5. When you see the screen below, click “Network” then ”Wireless Lan Settings” then click on “Scan”, wait and then click it again, when you see your camera in the Wireless LAN settings box, click on it.
  6. If there is no encryption, just click “Submit”, if there is encryption, input the share key, then click “Submit”.
  7. Unplug the network cable and wait about 30 seconds while the camera reboots.


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