Sony SNC-DH240T manual

Sony SNC-DH240T
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  • 4-174-241-12 (1)

    Network Camera

    Installation Manual
    Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference.



    Owner’s Record

    The model and serial numbers are located on the bottom. Record these numbers in the spaces provided below.Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product.Model No. Serial No.


    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. WARNINGThis installation should be made by a qualified service person and should conform to all local codes.WARNINGA readily accessible disconnect device shall be incorporated 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 Newtons (N) downwards.CAUTIONThe rating label is located on the bottom.CAUTION for LAN portFor safety reason, do not connect the LAN port to any network devices that might have excessive voltage.The LAN port of this unit is to be connected only to the devices whose power feeding meets the requirements for SELV (Safety Extra Low Voltage) and complies with Limited Power Source according to IEC 60950-1.Power SupplyCaution for U.S.A. and CanadaThe SNC-DH140/DH240/DH140T/DH240T operates on 24 V AC or 12 V DC.The SNC-DH140/DH240/DH140T/DH240T automatically detects the power.In the USA, this product shall be powered by a UL listed Class 2 Power Supply Only.In Canada, this product shall be powered by a CSA Certified Class 2 Power Supply Only.Caution for other countriesThe SNC-DH140/DH240/DH140T/DH240T operates on 24 V AC or 12 V DC.The SNC-DH140/DH240/DH140T/DH240T automatically detects the power.Use a power supply rated 24 V AC or 12 V DC which meets the requirements for SELV (Safety Extra Low Voltage) and complies with Limited Power Source according to IEC 60950-1.For customers in the U.S.A.This device complies with Part 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 accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at his own expense.You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment.All interface cables used to connect peripherals must be shielded in order to comply with the limits for a digital device pursuant to Subpart B or Part 15 of FCC Rules.For customers in CanadaThis Class A digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.Cet appareil numérique de la classe A est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.For the customers in EuropeThe manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan.The Authorized Representative for EMC and product safety is Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany. For any service or guarantee matters please refer to the addresses given in separate service or guarantee documents.For the customers in Europe, Australia and New ZealandWARNINGThis is a Class A product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures.In the case that interference should occur, consult your nearest authorized Sony service facility.This apparatus shall not be used in the residential area.ATTENTIONThe electromagnetic fields at specific frequencies may influence the picture of the unit.
    Notes on Use
    Before UseIf you find condensation when you open the package, turn on the power after leaving it for about 60 minutes.Data and securityYou 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 complying with applicable laws is yours alone. Access to the images and audio is protected only by a user name and the password you set up. No further authentication is provided nor should you presume that any 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 viewed or used by a third-party via the network.SONY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE, AND ASSUMES ABSOLUTELY NO LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE, FOR SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS OR DISCONTINUATIONS OR EVEN SERVICE CANCELLATION. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED AS-IS, AND SONY DISCLAIMS AND EXCLUDES ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY OR ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR THAT IT WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR CONTINUOUSLY.Security configuration is essential for wireless LAN. Should a problem occur without setting security, or due to the limitation of the wireless LAN specifications, SONY shall not be liable for any damage, loss of recorded data or restoration thereof.Always make a test recording, and verify that it was recorded successfully. SONY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMPENSATION OR REIMBURSEMENT ON ACCOUNT OF FAILURE OF THIS UNIT OR ITS RECORDING MEDIA, EXTERNAL STORAGE SYSTEMS OR ANY OTHER MEDIA OR STORAGE SYSTEMS TO RECORD CONTENT OF ANY TYPE.Always verify that the unit is operating properly before use. SONY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMPENSATION OR REIMBURSEMENT ON ACCOUNT OF THE LOSS OF PRESENT OR PROSPECTIVE PROFITS DUE TO FAILURE OF THIS UNIT, EITHER DURING THE WARRANTY PERIOD OR AFTER EXPIRATION OF THE WARRANTY, OR FOR ANY OTHER REASON WHATSOEVER.If you lose data by using this unit, SONY accepts no responsibility for restoration of the data.Personal informationThe images taken by the system using this device can identify individuals and thus they fall under “personal information” stipulated in the “Act on the Protection of Personal Information”. Please handle the video data appropriately according to law.Information recorded using this product may also be “personal information”. Upon disposal, transfer, repair, or any other occasion where this product or storage media is passed on to a third party, practice due care in its handling.Operating or storage locationDo not shoot an extremely bright object (an illumination, the sun, etc.). Also, avoid operating or storing the camera in the following locations, as these can be a cause of a malfunction.Extremely hot or cold places (Operating temperature: -10°C to +50°C [14°F to 122°F])Exposed to direct sunlight for a long time, or close to heating equipment (e.g., near heaters)Close to sources of strong magnetismClose to sources of powerful electromagnetic radiation, such as radios or TV transmittersLocations subject to strong vibration or shockHumid or dusty locationsLocations exposed to rainLocations under the influence of fluorescent light or reflection of a windowUnder an unsteady light (the image will flicker.)VentilationTo prevent heat buildup, do not block air circulation around the camera.TransportationAlways turn off the power when carrying.When transporting the camera, repack it as originally packed at the factory or in materials of equal quality.CleaningUse a blower to remove dust from the lens.Use a soft, dry cloth to clean the external surfaces 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 beamsLaser beams may damage image sensors. You are cautioned that the surface of image sensors should not be exposed to laser beam radiation in an environment where a laser beam device is used.
    Phenomena Specific to Image Sensors
    The following phenomena that may occur in images are specific to image sensors. They do not indicate a malfunction.White flecksAlthough the image sensors are produced with high-precision technologies, fine white flecks may be generated on the screen in rare cases, caused by cosmic rays,
    This is related to the principle of image sensors and is not a malfunction.The white flecks especially tend to be seen in the following cases:- when operating at a high environmental temperature- when you have raised the gain (sensitivity)- when using the slow shutterAliasingWhen fine patterns, stripes, or lines are shot, they may appear jagged or flicker.
    About the imaging conditions
    When Auto Iris is set to On, resolution may be unsatisfactory. In this case, set Auto Iris to Off.When View-DR is set to On, resolution may be unsatisfactory. In this case, set View-DR to Off, Auto Iris to Off and shutter speed to Auto (SNC-DH240/DH240T).
    About the Supplied Manuals
    Installation Manual (this document)This Installation Manual describes the names and functions of parts and controls of the Network Camera, gives connection examples and explains how to set up the camera. Be sure to read the Installation Manual before operating.The pictures of SNC-DH240 are mainly used in explanatory examples.User’s Guide (stored in the CD-ROM)The User’s Guide describes how to set up the camera and how to control the camera via a Web browser.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 PDF format.PreparationsThe Adobe Reader Version 6.0 or higher must be installed on your computer in order to use the guides stored in the CD-ROM disc. Note If Adobe Reader is not installed, it may be downloaded from the following URL: the manual in the CD-ROM
    1 Insert the CD-ROM in your CD-ROM drive.
    A cover page appears automatically in your Web browser. If it does not appear automatically in the Web 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 Table of Contents allows you jump to the relevant page.Notes The files may not be displayed properly, depending on the version of Adobe Reader. In this case, install the latest version, which you can download from the URL mentioned in “Preparations” above.If you have lost or damaged the CD-ROM, you can purchase replacement. Contact your Sony service representative.Adobe and Acrobat Reader are trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
    Location and Function of Part
    The figure shows the camera without the dome casing.
    Cables , and are not connected when the unit comes from the factory.
    Audio cable (supplied)The connector with the longer cable (SP) is used for the line output connector, and the shorter cable (MIC) is used for the microphone/line input connector.SP terminal (minijack, monaural)Connect a commercially available speaker system with a built-in amplifier.MIC terminal (minijack, monaural)Connect a commercially available microphone. This jack supports plugin-power microphones (rated voltage: 2.5 V DC). I/O (Input/Output) cable (supplied)This cable is provided with a sensor input and two alarm outputs.The wires of the cable control the following signals.Color of wire NameRed Sensor In +White Sensor In – (GND)Black Alarm Out 1 +Yellow Alarm Out 1 –Brown Alarm Out 2 +Green Alarm Out 2 –For details on each function and required settings, see the User’s Guide stored in the supplied CD-ROM.For the wiring, see “Connecting the I/O cable.” Camera head holder Lens LAN cable (RJ-45) (supplied and connected to the camera at the factory)Connect this cable to a hub or computer on the 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX network using a network cable (UTP, category 5). Power input cable (supplied and connected to the camera at the factory)Connect this cable to a 24 V AC or 12 V DC power supply system.You can screw an extension cable in the connector tip attached at the end of the cable. BNC cable (supplied)Outputs a composite video signal.Note The output image is mainly used to adjust the view angle, and may not display correctly, depending on the video format and image size settings.The image may not display properly in the horizontal and/or vertical plane.The image may be reduced. Wiring coverWhen you wire indoors, remove this cover and feed the cables through it.CautionTake care not to trap the cables between the camera and the ceiling or the wall. If the cable is trapped, it may cause a fire or electric shock due to breaking.
    Camera unit EXT CTRL (external control input/output) connectorConnect the supplied I/O cable to this connector. VIDEO OUT (video output) connectorConnect the supplied BNC cable to this connector. AUDIO connectorConnect the supplied audio cable to this connector. NTSC/PAL switchSwitching the video output. ZOOM/FOCUS switchUse this switch to adjust lens’ zoom and focus. Slide the switch lever to select the desired function.[W] WIDE: Zoom out[T] TELE: Zoom in[N] NEAR: Focus on a nearby subject[F] FAR: Focus on a distant subject MONITOR output jackConnect this jack to a video input connector of a video monitor. You can adjust the camera or lens while looking at the image on the video monitor. After adjusting the camera or lens, disconnect the cable. Reset switchTo reset the camera to the factory default settings, hold down this switch with a point and supply the power to the camera. Camera head fixing screwFirst loosen the screw and face the camera head to the desired direction, then tighten the screw to fix it. Easy Focus ButtonPress this button to automatically adjust the focus easily. Camera installation hole (2 positions)Make sure to tighten the screws securely when installing the camera. LAN (network) port (RJ45)Connect the supplied LAN cable. AC / DC IN (power input) connectorConnect the supplied power input cable to this connector. NETWORK indicator (green/orange)The indicator lights up or flashes when the camera is connected to the network. The indicator is off when the camera is not connected to the network. When 100BASE-TX is connected, the indicator turns green. When 10BASE-T is connected, the indicator turns orange. POWER indicator (green)When the power is supplied to the camera, the camera starts checking the system. If the system is normal, this indicator lights up.(continued on the reverse side)
    2009 Sony Corporation Printed in China
Sony SNC-DH240T

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Sony SNC-DH240T specifications

Brand Sony
Model SNC-DH240T
Product Security camera
EAN 27242799103, 44111499414, 4905524687668, 4905524768541
Language English
Filetype PDF
Maximum resolution 2096 x 1561 pixels
Video formats supported H.264,MPEG4
Supported graphics resolutions 720 x 480,720 x 576,1280 x 960,1920 x 1440,1024 x 768 (XGA),1280 x 1024 (SXGA),1280 x 720 (HD 720),1600 x 1200 (UXGA),1920 x 1080 (HD 1080),640 x 480 (VGA)
Frame rate 30 fps
Analog signal format system NTSC,PAL
Total megapixels 3.27 MP
Viewing angle, horizontal 88.5 °
Camera shutter speed 1 - 1/10000 s
White balance Auto,Manual
Minimum illumination 0.25 lx
Image sensor
Sensor type CMOS
Optical sensor size 1/2.8 "
Lens system
Digital zoom 2 x
Optical zoom 2.9 x
Focal length range 3.1 - 8.9 mm
Video motion detection
Active tampering alarm
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) 50 dB
Ethernet LAN
Cabling technology 10/100Base-T(X)
Supported network protocols IPv4, IPv6, TCP, UDP, ARP, ICMP, IGMP, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP (client/server), SMTP, DHCP, DNS,NTP, RTP/RTCP, RTSP, SNMP (MIB-2)
Other features
Data transfer rate 100 Mbit/s
Audio output
Power requirements AC 24 V, DC 12 V
F-number (relative aperture) F1.2, F2.1
Power over Ethernet (PoE)
Power consumption (typical) 10.2 W
Power source type PoE
Ports & interfaces
DC-in jack
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports 1
Placement supported Indoor & outdoor
Certification UL2044, FCC 15B Class A, IC Class A, IEC60950-1, EN55022(A)+EN55024+EN50130-4, VCCI Class A, C-Tick Class A\n
Night vision
Night vision
Weight & dimensions
Weight 980 g
System requirements
Minimum processor Intel Core2 Duo 2 GHz
Minimum RAM 1024 MB
Packaging content
Cables included AV,LAN (RJ-45),USB
Mounting kit
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T) -10 - 50 °C
Storage temperature (T-T) -20 - 60 °C

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