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User Guide of Microseven IP Camera App for iPhone

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Step 1 Download M7CMS from app store, then install M7CMS on your iPhone.

  1. Go to Apple app store on your iPhone.
  2. Search for keyword Microseven or m7cms
    (use links https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/m7cms-for-ip-camera-network/id581120751?mt=8)

    Buy M7CMS Application for iPhone

  3. Tap the green button BUY APP when you found your app, installation process will go on automatically, then you just wait until it finish.

    Install M7CMS on your iPhone

  4. When it is finished, M7CMS icon will be shown on your iPhone desktop.
  5. Now you tap on M7CMS icon to run M7CMS. When it is opened, you will see the list of cameras, there is only one camera in the list for giving you a demo. The name of this camera is Valley Blvd Walnut.

    Install M7CMS on your iPhone  Install M7CMS on your iPhone

Step 2 Add Cameras to M7CMS.

There are 2 ways to add camera(s) to live cameras list.

2.1 The first method adding camera to app, you will do search camera and add it to list.

  1. To confirm your camera is powered on and working in your local area network (LAN).
  2. Tap M7CMS app icon to open M7CMS.
  3. Tap Search icon at the bottom of the page to do Camera Search, (at present, Microseven brand camera can be found in the app).

    Search page  Search M7 Camera on your local network

  4. Camera(s) can be found on the list if your Microseven camera(s) in your local area network.

    M7 Cameras on your local network

  5. Tap the plus button to add camera in Camera Add page. Camera properties are filled up automatically by default. You may modify camera user ID and password for access if you have them other than default.

    M7 Cameras on your local network

  6. Enter Camera Name as you wish.
  7. Camera Login is the place to access camera video, default user ID is admin and its password is password.
  8. Change camera User ID and Password if it is not by default.
  9. Tap ‘Done’ to confirm the settings. It will go back to Camera Add page.
  10. The camera will be added to the list.

2.2 The second method to add camera(s) to app, you will add camera without doing. The method for camera on the Internet or the camera you want to add is not Microseven brand camera that is RTSP protocol ready.

  1. Tap Add new icon at the bottom of the page to add a camera.

    Add new camera

  2. Enter Camera Name.
  3. Enter IP address (this field can be local area network IP address, example 192.168.1.201 or it can be Internet IP address, if you have domain name of the camera address, you can enter the domain name, usually, people use dyndns.com name as their domain name. You can check site www.dyndns.org for reference).
  4. Enter video port, default video port for Microseven brand camera is 9960 (9660-9661)
  5. Enter RTSP port, this port is for this app use, default RTSP port is 554.
  6. Tap Camera Login.

    Login to camera

  7. Camera Login page is opened.
  8. Enter your camera User ID and Password, default User ID is admin and default Password is password.
  9. Tap Done to confirm the settings, a pop window Success is up. Tap OK.
  10. You can add more cameras as you want to.
  11. Tap Cameras icon at bottom of page. You will find the camera is added.

    New camera added

Step 3 View and Control Pan/Tilt/Zoom live camera in the app.

  1. Tap Cameras icon at bottom of page, you then go to Live Cameras page.

    New camera added

  2. There is a list of camera(s), then tap the camera you want to view. It will lead you to Live Camera View page.

    View live camera

    Tap PTZ Control icon at bottom of the page, the PTZ control panel will be activated. Now you can control the video pan/tilt/zoom to view camera.

    PTZ Control for Live camera

    Tap PTZ Control icon at bottom of the page, the PTZ control panel will be activated. Now you can control the video pan/tilt/zoom to view camera.

    The icon functions of pan/tilt/zoom panel are:

    Iris +, Iris – Focus +, Focus –
    Zoom +, Zoom –
    To Up To Down
    To Left To Right
    Auto Rotate Start Auto Rotate Stop
    Auto Cruise Start Auto Cruise Stop
    Return to Preset Position
    Slider Rotate Speed Control Preset Position(001 – 255) Set Position, Recall Position

Step 4 Remove Camera from the List.

  1. Tap Cameras icon at bottom of page, you go to Live Camera page.

    Live camera List

  2. Tap Edit choose the camera from the list that you want to remove.

    Live camera List

  3. Tap Delete to remove the camera from the list.

    Live camera List

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December 18th, 2012 at 9:11 pm

M7-PTZDWS-22X optional zoom PTZ network camera OSD menu info

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This post is only for optional zoom PTZ network camera OSD menu info.
You may help OSD menu – M7-PTZDWS-22X, the following snapshot will help to use OSD menu.
Preset number of OSD menu is 57.
You input 57 on preset number field, then click on RECALL button, then OSD menu will pop up.
After popup console menu on OSD. You will find control button assicioate with control of OSD menu.

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July 21st, 2011 at 1:21 am

How to view microseven network camera via RTSP protocol?

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The following steps is shown to setup RTSP in your account at www.microseven.com. You can view camera(s) remotely using any brand name of Internet browsers. Microseven

Step1 Open microseven.com, login to your account.

login to microseven.com

Step2 Go to My Account > Online Camera > Add new camera, add your M7 camera(s).

Add new m7 camera

Step3 Set ‘Camera Name’ and ‘IP/Domain’.

Step4 Click ‘Submit’ button, go to Camera Overview page, the new camera is listed.

online camera overview

Step5 Click ‘View RTSP’ button, go to Camera RTSP View page.

Camera RTSP View

We need your feedback for the interface of our RTSP protocol app at www.microseven.com.

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November 13th, 2010 at 11:30 pm

How to reset Microseven camera to factory state?

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Step 1 Click Microseven IP locator iconNetwork Camera | Microseven , Microseven IP locator window will pop up.

Network Camera | Microseven

Step 2 Click on ‘Search’ in Locator.

Network Camera | Microseven

Step 3 Highlight on IP address and double click, A pop up window will appear..

Network Camera | Microseven

Step 4 Click ‘Reset (factory)…’ .

Step 5 After reset, you need to re-configure camera again. If you want to keep the properties values in camera, you just need to click ‘Set Default’ button.

Network Camera | Microseven

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August 24th, 2010 at 4:34 pm

How to set up MSH-RD080PTW/M7-RD550PTWS pan and tilt values?

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Step 1 COM Setting.

  1. Click Camera Setup ‘Setting’ button on the web system main page, go to ‘COM Settings’ page.
    Network Camera | Microseven
  2. Set COM parameters for your PTZ camera device.
    – COM: 2
    – Stop: 1
    – Data bits: 8
    – Parity: None
    – Bits per second: 9600
  3. Click ‘Apply’ to save the current settings.
  4. Click ‘Return to the web system main page.

Step 2 PTZ Control Setting.

  1. Click Surveillance Setup ‘Setting’ button, go to ‘PTZ Control’ page.
    Network Camera | Microseven
  2. Set PTZ Address, COM Port and Protocol.
    – Address: 01
    – COM: 2
    – Protocol: P_D
  3. Click ‘Apply’ to save the current setting.
  4. Click ‘Return’, to go back to the web system main page.

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August 24th, 2010 at 7:21 am

How to set up network camera for view on any Internet browsers?

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Make sure you have set up your Microseven Network Camera. Instructions can be found at http://www.microseven.com

Objective

*To view your Microseven Network Camera on any computer with an internet connection and on any browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, etc.)

STEP 1

Before continuing, please make sure you have VLC media player installed. To check if you have VLC Media player installed, visit https://www.microseven.com/vlc.html?ip=74.212.249.249. Your firewall might prompt you to block the plug-in; please unblock for viewing.

Unblock VLC plug-in for viewing
If you can see the live stream, skip to step 2. If you cannot see the live stream, go to step 1.1.

STEP 1.1

Go to https://www.videolan.org/vlc/ to download the installer. After clicking “Download VLC”, the website will redirect to “Sourceforge” and the file will start downloading.

STEP 1.2

After downloading the installer, run it. If there is a security warning, just click “Run”. Follow the instructions of the installer. When you reach the “Choose Components” section, be sure to select “Full” for your installation.

VLC Media Player Installation

STEP 1.3

Continue the installation and click “Finish”. You may now continue to Step 2.

STEP 2

Prepare your own camera’s IP address and set the port to 554.

STEP 3

To view your camera, type in the URL with the following format: https://www.microseven.com/vlc.html?ip=[ip address]&port=554

(For example, http://www.microseven.com/vlc.html?ip=74.212.249.249&port=554)

Your camera’s live stream should now be displayed in your browser.

If your camera did not show up after these steps, or if you have further questions, don’t hesitate to ask a question to techsupport@microseven.com

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August 9th, 2010 at 2:32 am

A Field Cam (Hydrologic Video from Remote Water Level Camera)

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FILED UNDER EQUIPMENT, IMAGE PROCESSING BY TROY

Here is a short time lapse video. It is a quick look at the challenging lighting conditions we are encountering in the field.


The camera is M7-RC550WS.

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June 3rd, 2010 at 12:55 am

Wilma Cam, Montana, USA

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Wilma Cam, Montana
Webcam is from Microseven network camera, model is M7-PTZDWS-18X . It is the popular IP network camera, there are Ethernet and wireless access to Internet and PTZ and 18X zoom.

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May 30th, 2010 at 7:43 pm

How to setup live still-images from network camera and embedded on your website?

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New command to view still-images on your website is:
http://www.microseven.com/webcam.html

Hi everyone, if you have live webcam time setup on your website, the following information you must need to know.
More traffic on your website, longer time (second) given.

It will meet both IE and firefox browsers.

New camera image pixel is 704X480 and larger. It is about 154,578KB size. On the Internet, any browsers request it, it will take more than x second. In the LAN, it won’t have any downloading image time because it is faster enough. You project demo, it may have 50 people view at same time, and it cause refresh issue.
This version of firmware is solved issue. Allow as many as student or people to browser the demo on the website. If you think of 50 people browser the demo from USA or Europe, you need to set up interval 10 second. The camera won’t crash for still image. The same time, there is video running, and ftp pushing actions on the camera.

The parameters:
http://www.microseven.com/webcam.html?ip=your.ip.address.here&port=camera.http.port&channel=ch&w=width&h=height

Example:
:> ip = 74.212.249.249
:> port = 7777 (web port, default is 80 in the camera, here 7777 is an example, could be any number less than 65000. If you use any number, please make sure camera end need the same number – no video port 9660)
:> channel = 1 (camera only is 1 default)
:> w = 352 (default)
:> h = 240 (default)

http://www.microseven.com/webcam.html?ip=74.212.249.249&port=7777&channel=1&w=352&h=352&w=240

Go to your phone which has browser function:
http://www.microseven.com/webcam.html?ip=74.212.249.249&port=7777
or
our demo:
http://www.microseven.com/webcam.html

all default values is not showed.

Step of your update firmware on your new camera:
1. Download firmware v1.3.7.4b fromhttp://www.microseven.com
2. Download software CMS Full version 3.430

Setup snapshot = 10 seconds, it plans for large volumes of students or people. More people more than 10 seconds purpose on the Internet traffic.

Use http://www.microseven.com home page demo script on your website. Copy it from there, so in Firefox, still image will go smooth, won’t see refresh on the Firefox screen.

Old camera has small size of image, it won’t have above issue.

You also use other method which post image using ftp from camera end to your ftp website and keep the file name is the same.

microseven

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April 18th, 2010 at 8:36 am

How to install SD card to M7-RC550WS?

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To install SD card to M7-RC550, the SD card drive is inside of camera from back cover.
I. Hardware installation

Step 1. unscrew two screw on the back cover.

Microseven M7-RC550 network camera

M7-RC550 network camera

Step 2. go to unscrew on the back of the camera.

Microseven M7-RC550 network camera

Microseven M7-RC550 network camera installing SD card

Step 3. open the cover.

Microseven M7-550 network camera

M7-RC550 network camera installing SD card

Step 4. insert SD card to the SD card drive.

Microseven M7-RC550 network camera

M7-RC550 network camera to install SD card

Step 5. go to M7CMS software to configure SD card. Click on “Local Record …”

Microseven M7-RC550 network camera

Microseven M7CMS

Step 6. go to storage tag, you will find your storage SD card in the list which automatically detected by the camera system. Highlight it, check on partition button, then wait until it is finished. Then click on format button, until it is finished. It may be taking 1 minute to finish. Before you make recording, it will be initialized by the system about 1 – 2 minutes.

You complete your installation of SD card in M7-RC550WS.

Microseven M7CMS

Microseven Network Camera

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March 22nd, 2010 at 1:15 pm

1 Mile Away From Microseven PTZ 26X Zoom Dome IP Security Camera

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Microseven 26X Zoom network camera can view about 1 mile away house from Walnut, California to Diamond Bar, California on the Internet.

Walnut Webcam

Microseven network camera is on link http://www.microseven.com/product/Network-Cameras-M7-HSDDNWS-26X-N.html.

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February 15th, 2010 at 11:39 pm