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With the XCam2 wireless COLOR camera, it’s easy to watch over what’s most important to you. The XCam2 Wireless COLOR Camera System transmits a vivid color video feed directly to your TV or VCR so you can always know what’s happening in and around your home! Secure your home or business with this X10 video camera system and get the peace of mind you deserve!
  
Model: XX11A, XX12A, XX16A, XX17A, XC10A, XC18A, XC19A, VR36A, VR31A, ZB11A
 
  
 
==Product Pages==
 
==Product Pages==
  
*[http://www.x10.com/instructions/one_cam.htm Setup Instructions]
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*[http://software.x10.com/pub/manuals/xcam-primer.pdf Single Camera Setup Instructions]
 
*[http://software.x10.com/pub/manuals/xcam2-om.pdf Product Manual]
 
*[http://software.x10.com/pub/manuals/xcam2-om.pdf Product Manual]
*[http://www.x10.com/catalog/cat_cameras.htm Purchase]
 
 
*[http://www.x10community.com/forums/index.php?board=16.0 Forums]
 
*[http://www.x10community.com/forums/index.php?board=16.0 Forums]
  
==Questions==
 
  
[[Multiple XCam2 to VCR Troubleshooting|I have a camera kit that is supposed to record to my VCR, but it's not working right. What should I do?]]
 
  
[[Troubleshooting Camera Picture on TV|My camera doesn't work. What should I do?]]
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<td align="center" valign="middle" width="50%">
  
[[How to Focus the Camera Lens|How do you focus the camera?]]
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[[Image:xcam_setup_02.jpg]]
  
[[Using Your Camera as a Web Cam|Can I use my camera as a web cam?]]
 
  
[[Using Your Camera as a Web Cam|How do I connect my camera to my computer?]]
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'''Connect the Security Camera to its power supply and plug it into a power outlet.'''</td>
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[[Multiple Cameras with One Video Receiver|Can I use multiple cameras with one Video Receiver?]]
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[[Image:xcam_setup_03.jpg]]
  
[[Finding the Channel Switch on Wireless Cameras|Where is the ABCD channel switch on the camera?]]
 
  
[[Finding the Channel Switch on Wireless Cameras|How do I change the channel/frequency on the camera?]]
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'''Connect the Video Receiver to its power supply and plug it into a power outlet.'''</td>
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<td align="center" valign="middle">
  
[[Camera Range|What is the maximum distance I can send the camera's signal?]]
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[[Image:xcam_setup_04.jpg]]
  
[[Extending Wireless Camera Range|How can I extend the range of X10's wireless cameras?]]
 
  
[[PAL and S-Video Availability|Does the XCam Receiver output PAL and/or S Video?]]
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'''Connect the Video Receiver to your TV.'''</td>
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[[Troubleshooting Camera Picture on TV|Why can't I get the camera's picture on my TV?]]
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[[Image:xcam_setup_05.jpg]]
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'''Turn the Video Receiver on.'''</td>
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[[Image:xcam_setup_06.jpg]]
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'''Select the proper video input on your TV (or try channel 0 and then channel down).  Start enjoying your Security Camera!'''</td>
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<td align="center" valign="middle">[[Image:set_up_icon_10.gif]]</td>
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==Questions==
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===Video Quality Questions===
  
 
[[Other 2.4 GHz Device Compatibility|Can other devices that operate at 2.4GHz, such as a cordless phone, interfere with the Camera's signal?]]
 
[[Other 2.4 GHz Device Compatibility|Can other devices that operate at 2.4GHz, such as a cordless phone, interfere with the Camera's signal?]]
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[[Other 2.4 GHz Device Compatibility|Why is the picture from my camera fuzzy?]]
 
[[Other 2.4 GHz Device Compatibility|Why is the picture from my camera fuzzy?]]
  
[[Other 2.4 GHz Device Compatibility|What can I do about interference from my wireless network?]]
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[[Wireless Router Configuration for X10 Compatibility|I think my wireless network is interfering with my camera. How can I change the channel that my wireless router transmits on?]]
  
 
[[Troubleshooting Audio Quality|The sound isn't clear when I use my camera and audio/video receiver. How do I fix it?]]
 
[[Troubleshooting Audio Quality|The sound isn't clear when I use my camera and audio/video receiver. How do I fix it?]]
  
[[Are X10 Cameras Waterproof|Are your cameras waterproof?]]
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[[Troubleshooting Camera Picture on TV|My camera doesn't work. What should I do?]]
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[[Troubleshooting Camera Picture on TV|Why can't I get the camera's picture on my TV?]]
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[[Camera Range|What is the maximum distance I can send the camera's signal?]]
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[[Extending Wireless Camera Range|How can I extend the range of X10's wireless cameras?]]
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[[Finding the Channel Switch on Wireless Cameras|Where is the ABCD channel switch on the camera?]]
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[[Are X10 Cameras Waterproof|Are your Addressable Power Supplies waterproof?]]
 
  
[[Microphone Location|Where is the microphone on the my camera]]
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===Camera Switching Questions===
  
 
[[Camera Turns Off by Itself|My camera turns off by itself every once in a while. What should I do?]]
 
[[Camera Turns Off by Itself|My camera turns off by itself every once in a while. What should I do?]]
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[[Finding the Channel Switch on Wireless Cameras|How do I change the channel/frequency on the camera?]]
  
 
[[Troubleshooting Camera Switching|I'm not able to switch between my cameras]]
 
[[Troubleshooting Camera Switching|I'm not able to switch between my cameras]]
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[[Troubleshooting Camera Switching|When I try to switch cameras, both cameras stay on]]
 
[[Troubleshooting Camera Switching|When I try to switch cameras, both cameras stay on]]
  
[[Microphone Sensitivity|What is the sensitivity of the microphone?]]
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[[Alternate Camera Switching Configuration|I keep having problems switching cameras; what can I do?]]
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[[Alternate Camera Switching Configuration|How can I figure out why my wireless cameras won't switch?]]
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[[ Problems Switching Cameras with Battery Pack|When I use the battery pack with one of my wireless XCams, why does the camera no longer respond to remote control commands? ]]
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===Questions about Cameras with VCR Commander===
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[[Multiple XCam2 to VCR Troubleshooting|I have a camera kit that is supposed to record to my VCR, but it's not working right. What should I do?]]
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[[Multiple XCam2 to VCR: Possible Issues|I have a camera kit that is supposed to record to my VCR, but it's not working right. What might be preventing my system from working correctly?]]
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[[VCR Commander|Is more detailed information about the VCR Commander available?]]
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===Setup Questions===
  
 
[[Multiple Camera System Setup|Multiple Camera System Setup]]
 
[[Multiple Camera System Setup|Multiple Camera System Setup]]
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[[Motion Sensors with a Camera System|Motion Sensors with a Camera System]]
 
[[Motion Sensors with a Camera System|Motion Sensors with a Camera System]]
  
[[Alternate Camera Switching Configuration|I keep having problems switching cameras; what can I do?]]
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[[Xcam2 Battery Setup|How do I setup my battery pack with the X10 camera?]]
  
[[Alternate Camera Switching Configuration|How can I figure out why my wireless cameras won't switch?]]
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[[How to Focus the Camera Lens|How do you focus the camera?]]
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[[Rotate the Camera Head|How do I flip the picture on the XCam2?]]
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[[PAL and S-Video Availability|Does the XCam Receiver output PAL and/or S Video?]]
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[[Are X10 Cameras Waterproof|Are your cameras waterproof?]]
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[[Are X10 Cameras Waterproof|Are your Addressable Power Supplies waterproof?]]
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[[Microphone Location|Where is the microphone on the camera?]]
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[[Microphone Sensitivity|What is the sensitivity of the microphone?]]
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[[Wireless not Cordless|I thought the cameras were supposed to be wireless.Why does my XCam2 have a power cord coming out of it?]]  
  
 
[[Extending the Camera Power Supply Cable|My camera is too far away from a power outlet, what can I do?]]
 
[[Extending the Camera Power Supply Cable|My camera is too far away from a power outlet, what can I do?]]
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[[Camera Battery Pack Life|How long do the batteries last in the ZB11A Battery Pack?]]
 
[[Camera Battery Pack Life|How long do the batteries last in the ZB11A Battery Pack?]]
  
[[Xcam2 Battery Setup|How do I setup my battery pack with the X10 camera?]]
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[[Minimum_Lux_for_NightWatch|I cannot see images in total darkness. Why?]]
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[[RV Camera|Can I set my X10 camera up as a rear-view camera for my vehicle?]]
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[[Multiple Cameras with One Video Receiver|Can I use multiple cameras with one Video Receiver?]]
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===Computer Questions===
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[[Using Your Camera as a Web Cam|Can I use my camera as a web cam?]]
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[[Using Your Camera as a Web Cam|How do I connect my camera to my computer?]]
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===Xcam Miniature===
  
 
[[VC10A Owners Manual|Where is the manual for the VC10A XCam Color Video Camera?]]
 
[[VC10A Owners Manual|Where is the manual for the VC10A XCam Color Video Camera?]]
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[[Using Multiple VC10As|How can I use multiple XCam Miniature cameras?]]
 
[[Using Multiple VC10As|How can I use multiple XCam Miniature cameras?]]
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==Related Products==
 
==Related Products==
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[[Vanguard Internet Control Center]]
 
[[Vanguard Internet Control Center]]
  
[[IWitness|iWitness]]
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[[iWatchOut]]
  
 
[[WebView]]
 
[[WebView]]
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[[Category: Product Information]]
 
[[Category: Product Information]]

Latest revision as of 01:47, 11 June 2014

Break xcam wiki.jpg


With the XCam2 wireless COLOR camera, it’s easy to watch over what’s most important to you. The XCam2 Wireless COLOR Camera System transmits a vivid color video feed directly to your TV or VCR so you can always know what’s happening in and around your home! Secure your home or business with this X10 video camera system and get the peace of mind you deserve!


Product Pages


Xcam setup 02.jpg


Connect the Security Camera to its power supply and plug it into a power outlet.

Xcam setup 03.jpg


Connect the Video Receiver to its power supply and plug it into a power outlet.

Xcam setup 04.jpg


Connect the Video Receiver to your TV.

Xcam setup 05.jpg


Turn the Video Receiver on.

Xcam setup 06.jpg


Select the proper video input on your TV (or try channel 0 and then channel down). Start enjoying your Security Camera!
Set up icon 10.gif


Questions

Video Quality Questions

Can other devices that operate at 2.4GHz, such as a cordless phone, interfere with the Camera's signal?

Why is the picture from my camera fuzzy?

I think my wireless network is interfering with my camera. How can I change the channel that my wireless router transmits on?

The sound isn't clear when I use my camera and audio/video receiver. How do I fix it?

My camera doesn't work. What should I do?

Why can't I get the camera's picture on my TV?

What is the maximum distance I can send the camera's signal?

How can I extend the range of X10's wireless cameras?

Where is the ABCD channel switch on the camera?


Camera Switching Questions

My camera turns off by itself every once in a while. What should I do?

How do I change the channel/frequency on the camera?

I'm not able to switch between my cameras

The pictures from cameras are overlapping each other

When I try to switch cameras, both cameras stay on

I keep having problems switching cameras; what can I do?

How can I figure out why my wireless cameras won't switch?

When I use the battery pack with one of my wireless XCams, why does the camera no longer respond to remote control commands?


Questions about Cameras with VCR Commander

I have a camera kit that is supposed to record to my VCR, but it's not working right. What should I do?

I have a camera kit that is supposed to record to my VCR, but it's not working right. What might be preventing my system from working correctly?

Is more detailed information about the VCR Commander available?


Setup Questions

Multiple Camera System Setup

Motion Sensors with a Camera System

How do I setup my battery pack with the X10 camera?

How do you focus the camera?

How do I flip the picture on the XCam2?

Does the XCam Receiver output PAL and/or S Video?

Are your cameras waterproof?

Are your Addressable Power Supplies waterproof?

Where is the microphone on the camera?

What is the sensitivity of the microphone?

I thought the cameras were supposed to be wireless.Why does my XCam2 have a power cord coming out of it?

My camera is too far away from a power outlet, what can I do?

How can I make the power cord on my camera longer?

The camera requires 12VDC, but your battery pack only uses a total of 6VDC. How can this be?

How long do the batteries last in the ZB11A Battery Pack?

I cannot see images in total darkness. Why?

Can I set my X10 camera up as a rear-view camera for my vehicle?

Can I use multiple cameras with one Video Receiver?


Computer Questions

Can I use my camera as a web cam?

How do I connect my camera to my computer?


Xcam Miniature

Where is the manual for the VC10A XCam Color Video Camera?

What are its specifications?

How can I extend the XCam Miniature camera?

How can I use multiple XCam Miniature cameras?


Related Products

Motion Sensors

Vanguard Internet Control Center

iWatchOut

WebView