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You can access your camera's live video feed from your web browser or through software on your computer, your tablet, or your smart phone.
 
You can access your camera's live video feed from your web browser or through software on your computer, your tablet, or your smart phone.
 
 
To access your camera via Ethernet, to your desktop computer - Follow steps 1 – 3.
 
To access your camera via Ethernet, to your desktop computer - Follow steps 1 – 3.
 
 
To access your camera via Wi-Fi, to your notebook via Wi-Fi and cell-phone via Wi-Fi - Follow steps 1 – 4.
 
To access your camera via Wi-Fi, to your notebook via Wi-Fi and cell-phone via Wi-Fi - Follow steps 1 – 4.
 
 
To access your camera via W-Fi, to cell-phone via 3G/4G and computer over the Internet - Follow steps 1- 4 and then see the full owner's manual for dynamic DNS and port forwarding.
 
To access your camera via W-Fi, to cell-phone via 3G/4G and computer over the Internet - Follow steps 1- 4 and then see the full owner's manual for dynamic DNS and port forwarding.
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Once you have your camera configured, you may access your camera by either of these methods:
 
Once you have your camera configured, you may access your camera by either of these methods:
 
 
#Use the ipcamsetup program on the included CD and click on your camera.
 
#Use the ipcamsetup program on the included CD and click on your camera.
 
#Once you are viewing your camera's live video, you can save the web address as a favorite. Then you can use that saved favorite without using the ipcamsetup program each time.
 
#Once you are viewing your camera's live video, you can save the web address as a favorite. Then you can use that saved favorite without using the ipcamsetup program each time.
 
#In your web browser, type the IP address of your camera as a new web address.
 
#In your web browser, type the IP address of your camera as a new web address.
#To use a friendly name like 'mylivingroom.dyndyns.org', see the owner's manual for how to configure your camera to use Dynamic DNS.
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#To use a friendly name like "mylivingroom.dyndyns.org", see your owner's manual for how to configure your camera to use Dynamic DNS.
#To see your camera over the Internet, or from a cell phone through a 3G/4G connection, see your owner's manual to configure your router for Port Forwarding.  
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#To see your camera over the Internet, or from a cell phone through a 3G/4G connection, see the owner's manual to configure your router for Port Forwarding.
  
  
 
'''Step 1: Hardware Installation'''
 
'''Step 1: Hardware Installation'''
  
You need to set up your camera using a network cable (wired) first before you attempt to use it wirelessly. It is recommended that you set the camera up indoors first, before routing the cables through an external wall to mount it outdoors.
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You need to set up your camera using a network cable (wired) first before you attempt to use it wirelessly.
  
 
#Install the Wi-Fi antenna.
 
#Install the Wi-Fi antenna.
#Plug the power adapter into the camera and into an AC outlet.
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#Plug the power adaptor into the camera and into an AC outlet.
 
#Plug one end of the network cable into the camera, and the other end into your router/switch.
 
#Plug one end of the network cable into the camera, and the other end into your router/switch.
  
 
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[[Image:Network ctn.png]]
[[Image:XX36A Network cnt.png]]
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'''Step 2: Software Installation'''
 
'''Step 2: Software Installation'''
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'''Install the following software:'''
 
'''Install the following software:'''
  
#IP Camera Tool: Open the CD, click “IPCamSetup.exe”—“Next”—“Next”—“Close”.
 
#ActiveX: Click “Appinstall.exe”—“Next”—“Install”—“Finish”.
 
  
After this is done, the icon “IP Camera Tool” [[Image:IP cam icon.png]] will be displayed on your desktop.
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IP Camera Tool: Open the CD, copy '''“SearchIPCam.exe”''' to your desktop.
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After this is done, the icon '''“SearchIPCam”''' [[Image:SearchIPCam.png]] will be displayed on your desktop.
  
  
 
'''Step 3: Real-time Video Demonstration'''
 
'''Step 3: Real-time Video Demonstration'''
  
#Login: Double click “IP Camera Tool” icon on your desktop, search the IP address, choose the one for your camera, double click to go to IE login interface.
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#Login: Double click '''“SearchIPCam”''' icon on your desktop, look for the IP address, choose the one for your camera, double click to go to IE login interface.
#:[[Image:Step 3A.png]]  
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#:[[Image:XX39A Setup 3A.png]]
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#Choose the language: English, Spanish, etc.
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#:[[Image:XX39A Setup 3B.png]]
 
#:'''Default username: admin'''
 
#:'''Default username: admin'''
 
#:'''Password: no password'''
 
#:'''Password: no password'''
#:[[Image:Step 3B.png]]
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#:[[Image:XX39A Setup 3C.png]]
#Choose the language: English, Spanish, etc.
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#Choose the mode. For IE browser: choose ActiveX mode. For Safari, Firefox, Google chrome browser: Choose QuickTime, VLC, or Server Push Mode. For Mobile phone: Chose sign in mobile phone mode.
#:[[Image:Step 3C.png]]
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#Sign in. Click Sign In to see video in real-time.
#Choose the work mode. IE browser: choose ActiveX mode. Safari, Firefox, Google chrome browser: Server push mode/ VLC mode. Mobile phone: sign in mobile phone mode.
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#Sign in. Click Sign In, then can get video in real-time.
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If using IE browser to connect to the camera for the first time, and there is no image displayed, there will be an ActiveX prompt, please click the prompt and choose Run Add-on, refresh the IE interface, and login to the camera again, then you will see live video.
 
If using IE browser to connect to the camera for the first time, and there is no image displayed, there will be an ActiveX prompt, please click the prompt and choose Run Add-on, refresh the IE interface, and login to the camera again, then you will see live video.
  
[[Image:XX36A Step 3D.png]]
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[[Image:XX39A Setup 3D.png]]
 
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[[Image:XX36A Step 3E.png]]
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If there is still no live video after you run ActiveX, please try to enable the ActiveX options of IE security settings, please do the follow steps:
 
If there is still no live video after you run ActiveX, please try to enable the ActiveX options of IE security settings, please do the follow steps:
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[[Image:Step 3G.png]]
 
[[Image:Step 3G.png]]
  
In Addition: you can also click “start” select “Internet Explorer”, choose “Internet attributes “ to enter, or via “Control Panel” “Internet Explorer”, enter for Security settings. If there is still no image, please close your anti-virus software, and then try steps 1 & 2 again.
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If there is still no image, please close your anti-virus software, and then try steps 1 & 2 again.
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If you are still unable to access the camera using Internet Explorer please ''[[ActiveX_Setup_for_AirSight_SD | click here.]]''
  
  
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#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.  
 
#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.  
 
#Login to the camera using the IP Camera Tool, like you did when setting up with a network cable.
 
#Login to the camera using the IP Camera Tool, like you did when setting up with a network cable.
#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.
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#When you see the screen below, click '''“Network”''' then '''”Wireless Lan Settings”''' then click on '''“Search”''', you might need to click it again, when you see your camera in the '''Wireless LAN settings box''', click on it.
#If there is no encryption, just click “Submit”, if there is encryption, input the share key, then click “Submit”.
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#Unplug the network cable and wait about 30 seconds while the camera reboots.
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[[Image:XX36A Step 4A.png]]
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[[Image:XX39A Setup 3H.png]]
  
[[Image:XX36A Step 4B.png]]
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#If there is no encryption, just click '''“Update”''', if there is encryption, input the share key, then click '''“Update”'''.
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#Unplug the network cable and wait about 30 seconds while the camera reboots.
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[[Image:XX39A Setup 3J.png]]
  
 
For more operation details, please check the full version of the user manual for your IP camera or visit http://www.x10.com/support
 
For more operation details, please check the full version of the user manual for your IP camera or visit http://www.x10.com/support
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http://ipcamnetwork.wordpress.com/2010/09/23/acessing-your-camera-from-the-internet/
 
http://ipcamnetwork.wordpress.com/2010/09/23/acessing-your-camera-from-the-internet/
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== '''Wired/Wireless IP Camera Quick Installation Guide (Using P2P Application)''' ==
 
== '''Wired/Wireless IP Camera Quick Installation Guide (Using P2P Application)''' ==

Revision as of 19:22, 19 June 2013

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.


XX50A P2P HD PTZ Outdoor Wired/Wireless IP Camera Quick Installation Guide (Using IE Browser)


Introduction

You can access your camera's live video feed from your web browser or through software on your computer, your tablet, or your smart phone. To access your camera via Ethernet, to your desktop computer - Follow steps 1 – 3. To access your camera via Wi-Fi, to your notebook via Wi-Fi and cell-phone via Wi-Fi - Follow steps 1 – 4. To access your camera via W-Fi, to cell-phone via 3G/4G and computer over the Internet - Follow steps 1- 4 and then see the full owner's manual for dynamic DNS and port forwarding.

Once you have your camera configured, you may access your camera by either of these methods:

  1. Use the ipcamsetup program on the included CD and click on your camera.
  2. Once you are viewing your camera's live video, you can save the web address as a favorite. Then you can use that saved favorite without using the ipcamsetup program each time.
  3. In your web browser, type the IP address of your camera as a new web address.
  4. To use a friendly name like "mylivingroom.dyndyns.org", see your owner's manual for how to configure your camera to use Dynamic DNS.
  5. To see your camera over the Internet, or from a cell phone through a 3G/4G connection, see the owner's manual to configure your router for Port Forwarding.


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 adaptor 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.

Network ctn.png

Step 2: Software Installation

Software inst.png


Install the following software:


IP Camera Tool: Open the CD, copy “SearchIPCam.exe” to your desktop.

After this is done, the icon “SearchIPCam” SearchIPCam.png will be displayed on your desktop.


Step 3: Real-time Video Demonstration

  1. Login: Double click “SearchIPCam” icon on your desktop, look for the IP address, choose the one for your camera, double click to go to IE login interface.
    XX39A Setup 3A.png
  2. Choose the language: English, Spanish, etc.
    XX39A Setup 3B.png
    Default username: admin
    Password: no password
    XX39A Setup 3C.png
  3. Choose the mode. For IE browser: choose ActiveX mode. For Safari, Firefox, Google chrome browser: Choose QuickTime, VLC, or Server Push Mode. For Mobile phone: Chose sign in mobile phone mode.
  4. Sign in. Click Sign In to see video in real-time.


Note: If there is no picture shown in IE Browser

If using IE browser to connect to the camera for the first time, and there is no image displayed, there will be an ActiveX prompt, please click the prompt and choose Run Add-on, refresh the IE interface, and login to the camera again, then you will see live video.

XX39A Setup 3D.png

If there is still no live video after you run ActiveX, please try to enable the ActiveX options of IE security settings, please do the follow steps:

  1. Close your computer’s Firewall.
  2. Change the ActiveX settings, “IE” browser > “Tool” > “Internet Options” > “Security”> “Custom Level” > “ActiveX control and Plug-ins”, all the ActiveX options should be set to be “Enable”: Especially:
    Enable: Download unsigned ActiveX controls
    Enable: Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe
    Enable: Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins

Step 3F.png Step 3G.png

If there is still no image, please close your anti-virus software, and then try steps 1 & 2 again.

If you are still unable to access the camera using Internet Explorer please click here.


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 “Search”, you might need to click it again, when you see your camera in the Wireless LAN settings box, click on it.

XX39A Setup 3H.png

  1. If there is no encryption, just click “Update”, if there is encryption, input the share key, then click “Update”.
  2. Unplug the network cable and wait about 30 seconds while the camera reboots.

XX39A Setup 3J.png

For more operation details, please check the full version of the user manual for your IP camera or visit http://www.x10.com/support

You can also vsit the following site for useful information regading remote viewing of IP cameras:

http://ipcamnetwork.wordpress.com/2010/09/23/acessing-your-camera-from-the-internet/


Wired/Wireless IP Camera Quick Installation Guide (Using P2P Application)

Please go to the Apple App Store (or Google Play store) and download the latest version of the FREE App called:


Bapplogo.png

IP Camera Viewer for X10 Airsight


Wired/Wireless IP Camera Quick Installation Guide (Using IE Browser)


Introduction

You can access your camera's live video feed from your web browser or through software on your computer, your tablet, or your smart phone. To access your camera via Ethernet, to your desktop computer - Follow steps 1 – 3. To access your camera via Wi-Fi, to your notebook via Wi-Fi and cell-phone via Wi-Fi - Follow steps 1 – 4. To access your camera via W-Fi, to cell-phone via 3G/4G and computer over the Internet - Follow steps 1- 4 and then see the full owner's manual for dynamic DNS and port forwarding.

Once you have your camera configured, you may access your camera by either of these methods:

  1. Use the ipcamsetup program on the included CD and click on your camera.
  2. Once you are viewing your camera's live video, you can save the web address as a favorite. Then you can use that saved favorite without using the ipcamsetup program each time.
  3. In your web browser, type the IP address of your camera as a new web address.
  4. To use a friendly name like "mylivingroom.dyndyns.org", see your owner's manual for how to configure your camera to use Dynamic DNS.
  5. To see your camera over the Internet, or from a cell phone through a 3G/4G connection, see the owner's manual to configure your router for Port Forwarding.


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 adaptor 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.

Network ctn.png


Step 2: Software Installation

Wired/Wireless IP Camera Quick Installation Guide (Using P2P Application)

Download the FREE App "IP Camera Viewer for X10 Airsight" from the Apple App store for iPhone users only. *(Android app will be released at a later date.)

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1. Add camera:

Add a camera via QR Code. This method makes setup extremely fast and easy.

Click "add" and choose "P2P Network" from the list of options. Click "Scan QR Code" (i.e., take a photo of) the QR code on the mounting bracket the camera, the App will add the camera automatically. You then need to enter the user name and password manually (default username: admin, password: 000000, you can change this later). Touch the save icon on the top right hand side of the screen to save the camera settings.

Addcamerabapp.png

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2. Connect Camera:

Touch the "Devices" icon at the bottom of the screen to connect (view) the camera.

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3. Operate Camera:

While your phone is in vertical orientation you can take a snapshot, record video, and listen and talk with two-way audio. While the phone is in horizontal orientation you can still pan/tilt/zoom but you can not access any other settings.

Vertical live view bapp.png


You can also change motion detection settings, enable or disable motion detection, change resolution, and adjust video quality settings within the app.

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App. Information and Version Touch “Info.” to view the App version.

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