11 (2) Network Camera Installation Manual
Before operating the unit, please r
ead this manual thoroughly and
retain it for futur
e referenc e. Owner’s Record
The model and serial numbers are located on the bottom. Recor
numbers in the spaces provided below
Refer to these numbers whenever y
ou call upon your Sony dealer
regarding this product.
Serial No. WARNING To reduce a risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this product to rain or moisture. To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel only. WARNING
This installation should be made by a qualified service person and
should conform to all local codes
A readily accessible disconnect device shall be incorpora
ted in the
building installation wiring.
WARNING (for Installers only)
Instructions for installing the equipment on the ceiling or the wall:
After the installation, ensure the connection is capable of supporting at
least a force of 50 Newt
ons (N) downwar ds. CAUTION
The rating label is located on the bott
om. CAUTION for LAN port
et y reason, do not connect the LAN port to any network devices
that might have ex
The LAN port of this unit is to be connected only to the devices whose
power feeding meets the r
equirements for SEL V (Safety Extra Low
oltage) and complies with Limited P ower Source acc ording to IEC
Use IEEE802.3af standard compliant devic
es. For customers in the U.S.A.
This device complies with P
ar t 15 of the FCC Rules . Operation
is subject to the following two conditions: (1)
This device may
not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must acc
any interference r
eceived, including int er fer ence that may cause
This equipment has been tested and f ound to comply with the
limits for a Class A digital device
, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules.
These limits are designed to pr
ovide reasonable protection against
harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commer
This equipment generates, uses, and can radiat e radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accor
the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio
communications. Operation of this equipmen
t in a residential area
is likely to cause harmful interference in which case the user will be
required to c
orrect the interference at his own expense.
ou are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly
approved in this manual c
ould void your authority to operate this
All interface cables used to connect peripherals must be shielded in
order to comply with the limits f
or a digital device pursuant to Subpart
B or Part 15 of FCC Rules
. For customers in Canada
This Class A digital apparatus complies with C
Cet appareil numérique de la classe A est conf
orme à la norme
NMB-003 du Canada.
For the customers in Europe
The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan,
The Authorized Represen
tative for EMC and pr oduct safety is Sony
Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany
y ser vice or guarantee matters please r efer to the addresses given
in separate service or guarantee documents.
For the customers in Europe, Australia and New Zealand WARNING
This is a Class A product. In a domestic environment, this pr
cause radio interference in which case the user may be r
equired to take
In the case that interference should occur
, consult your nearest
authorized Sony service facility.
This apparatus shall not be used in the residential ar
The electromagnetic fields at specific frequencies ma
y influence the
picture of the unit.
Notes on Use Before Use
If you find condensation befor
e use, leave the camer a out for long
enough and do not turn on the power until the condensation
Remove static electricity before installation and operation.
Data and security
ou should keep in mind that the images or audio you are
monitoring may be protected by privacy and other legal rights, and
the responsibility for making sure you are c
omplying with applicable
laws is yours alone
Access to the images and audio is pr
otec ted only by a user name
and the password you set up
. No fur ther authentication is pro vided
nor should you presume that an
y other protective filtering is done
by the service. Since the service is Internet-based, there is a risk that
the image or audio you are monitoring can be view
ed or used by a
third-party via the net
SONY IS NO
T RESPONSIBLE, AND ASSUMES ABSOL UTEL Y NO
O Y OU OR ANY ONE ELSE, FOR SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS OR
A TIONS OR EVEN SERVICE C ANCELLA TION. THE SERVICE
IS PROVIDED AS-IS, AND SONY DISCLAIMS AND EXCL
ARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPEC T TO THE SER VICE
UDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO , ANY OR ALL IMPLIED W ARRANTIES
ABILIT Y , FITNESS FOR A P ARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR
T IT WILL OPERA TE ERROR-FREE OR CONTINUOUSL Y .
Always make a test r
ecording , and verify that it was recor ded
. SONY WILL NO T BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY
UDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO , COMPENSA TION OR
REIMBURSEMENT ON AC
COUNT OF F AIL URE OF THIS UNIT OR ITS
RECORDING MEDIA, EXTERNAL ST
OR AGE SY STEMS OR ANY OTHER
MEDIA OR STORA
GE SYSTEMS TO REC ORD CONTENT OF ANY TYPE.
Always verify that the unit is oper
ating properly befor e use. SONY
WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR D
AMAGES OF ANY KIND INCL UDING,
BUT NOT LIMITED
TO , COMPENSA TION OR REIMBURSEMENT ON
COUNT OF THE L OSS OF PRESENT OR PROSPEC TIVE PROFITS DUE
AIL URE OF THIS UNIT , EITHER DURING THE W ARRANT Y PERIOD
OR AFTER EXPIRA
TION OF THE W ARRANT Y , OR FOR ANY O THER
If you lose data by using this unit, SONY acc
epts no responsibility for
restoration of the data.
The images taken by the system using this devic
e can identify
individuals and thus they fall under
“personal information ” stipulated
“ Act on the Protection of Personal Information ” . Please handle
the video data appropriately acc
ording to law .
Information recorded using this pr
oduc t may also be “personal
” . Upon disposal , transfer , repair , or any other occasion
where this product or storage media is passed on to a thir
d part y ,
practice due care in its handling.
Operating or storage location
Do not shoot an extremely bright object (an illumination, the sun, etc.).
void operating or storing the camera in the f ollowing locations,
as these can be a cause of a malfunction.
Extremely hot or cold places (Operating t
emperature: 0°C to 50°C
[32°F to 122°F])
Exposed to direct sunlight for a long time
, or close to heating
equipment (e.g., near hea
Close to sources of str
Close to sources of pow
er ful electromagnetic radiation, such as
T V transmitters
Locations subject to strong vibration or shock
Humid or dusty locations
Locations exposed to r
Locations under the influence of fluor
escent light or reflection of a
Under an unsteady light (the image will flicker
o prevent heat buildup, do not block air circulation ar ound the camera. Power supply
The power of this model is supplied by netw
Use the network cable UTP
, categor y-5.
Damage to the network cable may result in fire or electric shock.
Always turn off the pow
er when carrying.
When transporting the camera, repack it as originally packed at the
y or in materials of equal quality . Cleaning
Use a blower to r
emove dust from the lens.
Use a soft, dry cloth to clean the external sur
faces of the camera.
Stubborn stains can be removed using a soft cloth dampened with a
small quantity of detergent solution, then wipe dry.
Do not use volatile solvents such as alcohol
, benzene or thinners as
they may damage the surface finishes.
Note on laser beams
Laser beams may damage image sensors.
Y ou are cautioned that
the surface of image sensors should not be exposed to laser beam
radiation in an envir
onment where a laser beam device is used. Phenomena Specific to Image Sensors
The following phenomena that ma
y occur in images are specific to
They do not indicate a malfunction. White flecks
Although the image sensors are produced with high-pr
technologies, fine white flecks ma
y be generated on the screen in rar e
cases, caused by cosmic ra
ys, etc .
This is related t
o the principle of image sensors and is not a
The white flecks especially tend to be seen in the f
when operating at a high envir
when you have r
aised the gain (sensitivity)
when using the slow shutter
When fine patterns, stripes, or lines ar
e shot, they may appear jagged
About the Supplied Manuals Installation Manual (this document)
This Installation Manual describes the names and functions of par
and controls of the Network Camera, g
ives connection examples and
explains how to set up the camera. Be sure t
o read the Installation
Manual before operating
The pictures of SNC-DH210T are mainly used in explanatory examples.
User’s Guide (stored in the CD-ROM)
s Guide describes how to set up the camera and how to
control the camera via a
Web br owser .
After installing and connecting the camera correctly
, operate referring
to this User’
s Guide. Using the CD-ROM Manuals
The supplied CD-ROM disc includes the User
’ s Guides for this unit in
The Adobe Reader
Version 6.0 or higher must be installed on your
computer in order to use the guides st
ored in the CD-ROM disc.
If Adobe Reader is not installed, it may be downloaded from the f
om/ Reading the manual in the CD-ROM 1 Insert the CD-ROM in your CD-ROM drive.
A cover page appears automa
tically in your Web browser .
If it does not appear automatically in the
W eb browser , double -click
on the index.htm file on the CD-ROM.
2 Select and click on the manual that you want to read.
This opens the PDF file of the manual.
Clicking an item in the T
able of Contents allows y ou jump to the
The files may not be displayed pr
operly , depending on the version of Adobe
. I n this case, install the lat est version, which you can download from the
URL mentioned in
If you have lost or damaged the CD-ROM, you can purchase replac
Contact your Sony service representativ
Adobe and Acr
obat Reader are trademarks of Adobe Sy stems
Incorporated in the United States and/or other c
Location and Function of Part Appearance Dome casing PT (Pan/Tilt) casing
Care should be taken while turning the PT casing, as it ma
if pulled it too hard.
Should this occur
, see“ When the PT casing separates ” on the reverse
side, and install the casing correctly
. lens casing Normal cover (SNC-DH210 only) Clear cover (SNC-DH210T only) Hook
Press the hook in
ward and meanwhile turn the dome casing, then
remove the dome casing fr
om the camera unit. Knockout type flange
When threading the cables through the side of the camera, use
pliers to break off the knockout flange (with pliers, etc.).
The figure shows the camer
a without the dome casing and the cover . Camera unit Lens
A fixed-focus lens is moun
ted. Reset switch
urn on the power of the camera, holding down the switch for a
further 30 seconds to reset the camera to the factory default
MONITOR out connector [AV minijack]
Output the composite video signal from the camera.
Monitor out is used when you adjust the view angle.
Before use, see the pr ocedure from“Setting the view angle of the
Before use, it is nesec
cery to connect to the PC and change the
POWER indicator (Green)
When the power is supplied to the camer
a, the camera starts
checking the system. If the system is normal, this indicator lights up
. NETWORK indicator (Green/Orange)
The indicator lights up or flashes when the camera is c
the network. The indica
tor is off when the camera is not connected
to the network. When 100BASE-
T X is connected, the indicator turns
When 10BASE- T is connec ted, the indicat or turns orange. NTSC/PAL switch
Switching the video output.
Bottom Fall-prevention rope mounting hole
When installing the camera on a ceiling or a wall. Be sur
e to secure a
ope (not supplied) to this hole for safety . LAN connector (PoE) [RJ-45]
Use the network cable (UTP
, categor y-5) f or network
communications and P
oE* power supply .
LAN cable [RJ-45] is connected when the unit comes from the
See “Connect to the Network” for connection.
The acronym f or Power over E thernet. IEEE 802.3af standard
Connect the supplied sensor input cable. (
The cable is not
connected when the unit comes from the factory.)
Sensor input +
Sensor input – (GND)
For details on function and requir ed settings, refer to the User’ s
Guide stored in the supplied CD-ROM.
For the wiring , see “ Wiring diagram f or sensor input ” . Camera installation hole (2 positions)
Make sure to tighten the screw
s securely when installing the
Model name label
This label shows device inf
or mation, such as the model name and
. MAC Address label
Indicates the MAC addr
ess of this camera.
(continued on the rev
erse side) SNC-DH210/DH210T
2010 Sony Corporation
P rinted in China SNC-DH210 SNC-DH210T