1. Make sure you have all the parts that
come with the package. Refer to figure 1, at left. Power supply
(adapter), bracket, camera, and two CDs, the mini CD is a
setup/installation CD and the large CD contains CMS software.
2. Connect the power adapter to your
power strip or wall outlet. Connect the camera to the adapter
3. Connect your LAN cable to the RJ45
style connector on the camera. If you network is operating you
should see the two LEDs on the connector flash briefly. These
LEDs indicate a link and activity and can be used for basic
troubleshooting if necessary.
4. Refer to figure 3, provided to
indicate my network topology. Your network is probably
different. If you encounter a problem connecting to your camera,
try simplifying your network connection as shown until you
figure out what is wrong.
5. Take the mini-disc and install the
software on it - there are 3 files.
a) SuperIPCam (executable file)
b) IP Camera (executable file)
c) QIP Documentation (a word doc.)
6. Double-click SuperIPCam and install
7. Copy IP Camera to your computer (I put
it on the desktop).
8. Double-click IP Camera. Refer to the
figure at right, IP CAMERA OPENING SCREEN.
9. Click SEARCH. (figure 5).
The software queries the network and determines some basic IP
addresses. See the following figure.
10. Click AUTOSETUP (figure 6).
The software searches for your camera. If successful, you'll see IP
numbers appear (figure 7). Note the content of the red box,
where the IP number of your camera appears in the IP field at
11. Before we go further, please select a user name and password and place them in the
AUTHORIZATION field in the appropriate boxes.
Now write down your user name, your password, and the IP address
(in the IP field in the red box area).
12. Click SAVE (at bottom right corner).
13. Really. WRITE DOWN your password, user name, and IP. Make
sure it is accurate.
14. Select the camera by clicking on the address shown in the "ipcam" field
(the green box in figure 7), then click PREVIEW (in the purple box).