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  • AXIS 200+ and 240 Users Guide 1 AXIS 200+ and 240Camera Server

    Users Guide

  • AXIS 200+ and 240 Users Guide Quick Installation ProcedureQuick Installation ProcedureTo get your camera server up and running on an ethernet network, follow these instructions:

    1. Note the serial number found on the underside label of the camera server. The serial number equals the Ethernet address of the unit.

    2. AXIS 240 only: Connect the camera(s) to the camera server.3. Connect your camera server to the network.4. Connect the external power supply. Note: The power supply supplied with your product is country

    specific. Refer to Appendix A - Hardware Inventory and check that the type of power supply is correct.

    5. Acquire a valid and unused IP address for the camera server from your Network Administrator.6. Assign the IP address using your preferred method, the AXIS IP Installer program or ARP:

    Easy - AXIS IP Installer7.a Windows 95/98 & NT - Install the AXIS

    IP Installer. You will find the installation program on the AXIS Online CD and on the Axis Web Site at http://www.axis.com

    7.bRun the AXIS IP Installer from the Start menu.

    7.c Restart your camera server.

    7.dLocate the serial number of your camera server in the list.

    7.e Enter the desired IP address, and click Set IP address.

    8. To access the camera server Home Page, click Home page of selected Axis-server...

    Quick - ARP/ping

    7. Windows 95/98 & NT - Start a DOS window and type these commands:

    Example

    UNIX & OS/2 - Type these commands:

    Example

    8. To access the camera server Home Page, start your Web browser and enter the IP address in the location/address field:

    Example

    9. Adjust the focus of the camera(s). Click Reload/Refresh in your Web browser to test your adjustments.

    The installation is complete and you can now include snapshots into your own applications.

    Modem Only InstallationSee Appendix C - Modem Installation on how to install your camera server if you are using a modem.

    arp -s

    ping

    arp -s 192.168.3.191 00-40-8c-10-00-86192.168.3.193

    ping 192.168.3.191

    arp -s tempping

    arp -s 192.168.3.191 00:40:8c:10:00:86 tempping 192.168.3.191

    http:///

    http://192.168.3.191/

  • AXIS 200+ and 240 Users Guide 2 About This DocumentThis guide is applicable for software releases 1.41 and 1.12 and above for the AXIS 200+ and 240 Camera Servers respectively.

    The document provides introductory information as well as instructions on how to set up and manage the camera server. It is intended for anyone involved in installing and using the camera server.

    For more detailed instructions, refer to the Users Manuals for the AXIS 200+ and 240 that are available in on-line format at the Axis Website and on the AXIS Online CD.

    Safety NoticesPlease observe all safety markings and instructions when using this product.

    Caution!Potential hazard that can damage the product.

    Important!Potential hazard that can seriously impair operation.

    Do not proceed beyond any of the above notices until you have fully understood the implications.

    Legal ConsiderationsCamera surveillance can be prohibited by laws that vary from country to country. Check out the laws in your local region before using the AXIS 200+ and 240 for surveillance.

    Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)

    USA - This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause interference to radio communications. It has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A computing device pursuant to Subpart B of Part 15 of FCC rules, which are designed to provide reasonable protection against such interference when operated in a commercial environment. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause interference in which case the user at his/her own expense will be required to take whatever measures may be required to correct the interference. Shielded cables should be used with this unit to ensure compliance with the Class A limits.

    Europe - This digital equipment fulfils the requirements for radiated emission according to limit B of EN55022/1994, and the requirements for immunity according to EN50082-1/1992 residential, commercial, and light industry.AXIS COMMUNICATIONS Quick Users GuideLiabilityEvery care has been taken in the preparation of this manual; if you detect any inaccuracies or omissions, please inform your local Axis office which can be found on the cover of this document. Axis Communications AB cannot be held responsible for any technical or typographical errors and reserves the right to make changes to the product and manuals without prior notice. Axis Communications AB makes no warranty of any kind with regard to the material contained within this document, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Axis Communications AB shall not be liable nor responsible for incidental or consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance or use of this material.

    Year 2000 ComplianceAxis Communications AB warrants that the AXIS 200+ and 240 are Year 2000 compliant.

    Trademark AcknowledgmentsAcrobat, Adobe, Ethernet, IBM, Internet Explorer, LAN Manager, Macintosh, Microsoft, Netscape Navigator, OS/2, UNIX, Windows, WWW are registered trademarks of the respective holders.

    Java and all Java-based trademarks and logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Axis Communications AB is independent of Sun Microsystems Inc.

    Support ServicesShould you require any technical assistance, please contact your local dealer. If your questions cannot be answered immediately, your dealer will forward your queries through the appropriate channels to ensure you a rapid response.

    If you are connected to Internet, you can obtain on-line manuals, technical support, software updates, application software and general corporate information from any of the locations listed below.

    WWW: http://www.axis.com

    FTP: ftp://ftp.axis.com/pub/axis

    AXIS 200+ and 240 Users GuideRevision 1.0Part No: 16500Dated: January 1999Copyright Axis Communications AB, 1996 - 1999

  • AXIS 200+ and 240 Users Guide Table of Contents 3

    Table of ContentsProduct Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

    The AXIS 200+ and 240 Network Camera Servers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4The AXIS Online CD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

    Installation Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

    Connecting the Hardware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

    Connecting the AXIS 200+ to a Mounting Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6Connecting Your Cameras to the AXIS 240 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6Connecting the Camera Server to Your Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

    Assigning an IP Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

    Using the AXIS IP Installer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8Using ARP in Windows 95/98 and Windows NT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8Using ARP in UNIX and OS/2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

    Verifying the Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

    Adjusting the Focus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

    Configuring the Camera Server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

    Using a Web Browser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12Using the Camera Server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

    Snapshots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13Automatic Picture Updating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15Pan/Tilt Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18External Web Sites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19CRON Scripts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

    Application Examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24

    Appendix A - Hardware Inventory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

    Connectors and Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26Appendix B - Auto Iris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .